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IK. HBt W7
He Will FaU In Love With Her, Sure!
' wo""-n of the future! I can see her
he la coming minus bustle, aha It coming
I can see her through the shadows of the
Vnmilnf' ,h " oulaln. Uke an angel of
He woman of the future! O, how beautiful
As In fancy I behold her, In the brightest of
In fancy I behold her, and I long to bear her
Ringing down the pleasant valleys, "I am com
ing, O, rejoice!"
Hie woman of the future will not trifle with
She will And more time to study Into sciences
!be will not be too disdainful. Irreverent and
But with all the highest virtues and attaln
- menu be endowed. ' -
Hie woman of the future will be modest lit her
3he will sing the sweetest ballads and peruse
the oholoest books;
Her sympathies will widen and her goodness
Until the poor shall bless her and the weak
shall call her friend.
Hie woman of the future will not throw her
For the ballroom's giddy pleasures bringing
wrinkles and decay;
Nor orlok the honeyed nectar of enohantment,
long and deep,
Sowing seeds of dissipation that In anguish she
Ihe woman of the future will come to us as
As the fragrant Easter lilies, and her fame will
When she comes to dwell among us, In her
eyes uiuv ngni win ue
That we hare never seen on land, nor not yet
0, the woman of the future will be generous
And her honor she will cherish without blem
ish to the grave.
In joy I wait her coming, she will blossom Uke
And her heart will find a lover who Is worthy
Moses Gage Shirley.
When Mrs. Walsingham lost the dia
mond butterfly which her husband
had given her on the first anniversary
of their wedding-day she was natural
ly much perturbed by her loss.
For two seasons Mrs. Walsingham's
butterfly had been an absorbing topic
of conversation whenever pretty Mrs.
Walsingham herself happened to be
present, and on more than one occa
sion it had attracted the attention of
And now the butterfly was lost. The
world or rather such portion of it as
was crowded into the Court theater on
that disastrous night had seen the
jeweled insect flashing and scintillating
in Mrs. Walsingham's pretty brown
hair all the time of the performance.
But, when husband and wife stood in
the light of their own hall lamp, the
former had uttered an exclamation of
The butterfly was gonel --
Everything bad been done that is
usual in such cases. The colonel
had looked carefully through the car
riage, and had made a thorough
examination of each separate fold in
bis wife's dress. Next morning he
had gone off to the theater, ana had
himself searched the box in which they
had been sitting. Then, with com
mendable prudence, he had cautioned
his wife against speaking about her
loss, even the servants, and in the ad
vertisement in which he offered a con
siderable reward for the recovery of
the missing trinklet he had described
it as "a jeweled insect (paste), valu
able to the owner because specially
designed for the Polish wife of Prince
Boris Ivanvitch when she secretly sold
the Ivanvitch diamonds to supply her
compatriots with funds for a revolu
The colonel was very pleased with
the wording of this advertisement, and
read it aloud with a great deal of com
placency to his wife.
Mrs. Walsingham was not quite so
f (leased as her husband. She ob
ected to the slight put upon her cher
ished possession by -describing it as
paste, and the aristocratic flavor of
its mythical history did not console
"Evfin if I do eet it back." she mur-
mnrari nlnintivelv. "I shan'tocare to
wear it if everybody imagines it is
however, the colonel pointed
ont that he had referred the public in
the first instance to a neighboring
stationer's, and that there was nothing
whatever in the advertisement to sug
gest to a captious world that Mrs.
Walsingham's famous butterfly was in
question, she was greatly impressed by
her husband's cleverness t . w'
That eveninft the Walsmghams did
not dine out, but had a cosy tete-a-tete
dinner at home, so as to be on the spot
if any one came with news of the miss-
'""NotVhat I am at all sanguine,"
said the colonel as he thoughtfully
peeled a banana. If the thief bad
hapoened to be a stray pick-poCket we
might hflrpe to see the fly' again. It's
more likely though that the vagabond
wbo has the thing now had his eye on
it for some time.
But even as he spoke the solemn
butler came softly in. -"A
person to see you sir," he an
nounced deferentially: "he wont gjve
his name, but says ioster (,me station
er) has sent him, and that you will
know all about it." . .-
Mrs. Walsingham gave a little start
of delight, and the colonel could
scarcely conceal his excitement. "Show
him in here, Bailey," he said quickly;
"it is some one we are expecting.
The butler withdrew and in a few
seconds ushered in a slight gentleman
ly looking man, with sharp gray eyes
and smootn face.
"Col. Walsinsham. I believer" began
tha atranirar tnlcino. with eaflV self-DOS-
session, the chair which the colonel
indicated at the far end of the table.
The colonel assented. "lou have
come, I presume"
"To give you information aooui
some lost property of yours. Precise
ly." "Have you found itP" queried Mrs.
"Well, that's just what I wish to as
certain" said the stranger suavely.
Mv name is Sawder 1 red tsawder.
late" of Scotland Yard." he continued,
turning to the colonel. "1 m a de
tective, and a few hours back I came
across a piece of jewelry answering
to your description."
"Yon don't mean to say so?" cried
the colonel excitedly. "Where did
you find it?", , . . . ,
"Well It's. Jong.story. said Mr.
Sawder deliberately, "and brings in
matters which are, so to speak, pro
faminnal secrets at present. But there
tbe whole account will be in the pa
pers to-morrow, so there s no barm in
my telling you. -Both
the colonel and Mrs. Walsme-
haia waited anxiously for him to go
on, and after a few seconds' pause ne
was graciously pleased to do so, point
edly addressing himself now to Mrs.
Of course, madam, tou have heard
of the great Fenton court robbery f"
Mrs. waisingnam maue uiuuua w
"fir well the fact Is, to-dajr l nad
tne gooa fortune to recover nearly all
that stolen jewelry. I have just tete-
grrapnea to Mr. i en ton to come np and
identify the things to-morrow.' , J
"You have got back the diamonds?"
"Everything, madam, as ifar as we
can tell." . -
"Tell us about it." commanded Mrs.
Walsingham in her pretty, imperious
manner, while her husband's faoe sec
onded her request!
"Oh, well, there's not much to tell
ma'am. ' From information received
we made this morning a raid on the
house of a party oalled Sleepy Jim
sleepy because be lust Isn t sleepy,
don t you see, madam P Well, Jim was
very easv and careless and we searched
and not a thing could we find, and at
last we gave it up. I was the last to go
and as I went I heard for my ears are
quicit l beard Jim gtve tne least pit
oi a sign. .
'"Come back, men,1 1 shouted; 'the
things are here, and we won't be such
numskulls as to go away without them.
Let's have one more look around.'
Then it occurred to me that Sleepy Jim
had not been sitting on the table for
nothing all the time we were turning
his place . upside down. So I lust
pushed him and it on one side, kicked
over the sauare carpet on which the
table had been standing, and lo and
behold, there were plain signs that the
boards had been raised pretty recently-
"We had those boards up again in a
jiffy, and there in a deep bole under
neath was all the Fenton Court jewel
ry!" The detective paused impressively,
and looked at his two eager listeners
as though challenging their admira
"Well, and my wife's butterfly?"
asked the colonel inquiringly.
"I am coming to that, sir. Among
the things there were several pins and
brooches not inoluded in the list
supplied to us at the Scotland Yard.
had seen your advertisement and I
thought one of the miscellaneous arti
cles looked very much like your insect.
So I iust asked. Sleepy Jim about it,
and he told me that it had been brought
to him by a man who had picked it up
in Sloane street and had been afraid to
pawn it. Jim gave him 30 shillings
for it, for he saw the diamonds were
uncommon paste, and "
"But they were nothing of the sort,"
put in Mrs. Walsingham indignantly;
"that was tmly my husband's idea to
call them paste."
"Ah I that was smart, sir; very smart
You ought to be one of us."
The colonel looked gratified. "Won't
you take a glass of wine, Mr.Sawder?"
he said, pushing the decanter over to
"Thank you, sir; I don't mind if I
do," replied Mr. Sawder.' helping him
self; and he required little pressing to
be induced to repeat the action sev
eral times in the course of the next
hour. : '
" ' As a consequence he soon grew ex
ceedingly eommunicative, and enter
tained the colonel witn tne most tnnii
ins Scotland Yard oarratives.
"It's not that tne criminal classer
are So especially clever,'" he remarked
judicially as he wouna up one oi nit
tales, "but the public is so uncommon
ly soft!" ".:!
The colonel acquiesced. There wen
a treat many fools in the world, hi
opined; but for his part he bad no pity
for them. He himself had never been
taken in in his life.
"I can quite believe that," said Mr
Sawder politely; "and, if I may maki
so free, I repeat again you ought to bi
one of us."
The colonel did not at all resent Mr
Sawder's freedom. He was particular
ly pleased with him and his stories, and
in tbe fullness of his heart he told hino
he was going down to his club for half-an-hour,
and would be charmed giving
him a lift.
Mr. Sawder was quite sensible of th
colonel's condescension, and accepted
the offer with effusion. Having an
ranged with Mrs. Walsingham thai
she was to come down to Scotland
Yard the following morning, he went
out with the colonel into an adjoining
room, waiting there whilo the gentle
mau got readj to go out. This roorr.
was a sort of sanctum of Col. Walsing
ham, and while he drew on his glovei
he passed in review his recollection o'
firearm and other objects of warliki
. The detective seemed a bit of a con
noisseur, and his enthusiasm was suf
ficiently dashed with discriminating
knowle'dge to be particularly pleasint
to the colouel, who actually deigned
to bring out from A cavernous cup
boad his latest extravagance, to wit, t
handsome fur-lined coat be had recent
ly imported from Russia.
"What do you think of that?" h
"Thiuk?" said the detective. "Why,
that it's not a thing to be left in the
j, Rather not," laughed the colonel.
"We keep it in the cupboard' in this
room. Why, that coat cost me 8C
"It looks as if it had," said the de
tective -warmly; and, the colonel be
ing now reanv, the two ' gentlemen
got into their hansom and drove off.
' It was scarcely half an hoot after
ward that there was a hasty pull at the
tloor-bell. Mrs. Walsingham was
tired and had gone to bed, and the
tiouschold had followed her example.
The 1 butler alone was still up, busy
with the silver in his pantry.
"Why, master's forgotten his latch
key!" he cried, hurrying to the door;
'it's lucky for me he's come back so
But it was not Col. Walsingham who
stood in the doorway it was Mr. Saw
ler. Sorry to trouble you, mv man," he
said, speaking very fast and slipping a
shilling into Bailey's hand; "but I left
some most important papers behind
me, which I was showing to Col. and
Mrs. Walsingham. Will you give them
"PBpors, sir? I haven't seen any."
"But they must be here," cried Sir.
Sawder, looking very worried. "The
fact is I daresay Mrs. Walsingham
told you these papers have to do with
the Fenton Court robbery. We nabbed
tbe man and the swag this afternoon
and the owner's coming np to-morrow.
So you see the papers are awfully im
portant" . . ...
."Of course they must be," said the
butler, unbending from his solemn
dignity on the instant. "Well, I'll just
light a taper and see if they are any
where in the dining-room. I may have
overlooked them, but I don't think I
The detective followed him into the
dining-room and fcelped in the search,
but no papers could be found and he
grew more and more anxious.
, "I tell you what it is.", he began in.
vexed tone, "MrsTWalsingham must
have noticed them directly we had
gone, and. knowing their importance,
must have locked them np somewhere.
Now if yon can get them for me to
night rfl not forget you."
iSa-iey " Kindness, or nis aneotion
for the prospective uoin. made him
consent, after a little demur, to do
;Wbat he could. . ..
"I'll go up-stairs and call up one oi
the women-servants," ' he said, "and
send her to ask Mrs. Walsingham. I'll
shout up to the under hbusemaid," he
added; "she'll come HKe wiusing wnen
she hears my voice."
It took longer to get the housemaid
down, however" than the butler had
anticipated;-but-at last she had gone
off on hef Ambaesy, and bad brought
ber mutftsBV Answer to Baily, pa-
tientl v, WAiUffe Mi 4he 'Upper landing.
"I'm ijrry,s!fV! he began, as he de
scended the last flight ol- stairs, "but
Mrs. Walsingham hasn't seen your pa
Then he stop'bed short. The rosy
tints fled from his well-nourished lace,
and a bilious hue took possession of
that broad expanse.
The street door was open and Mr.
Sawder had disappeared.
"A 'do,'" murmured Bailey, faintly;
"a real old "do."' ,
' He thought of his 'plate, and almost
breathed again as he remembered that
he had deposited it in the plate-chest
and turned the kev before he had left
the insidious stranger in.
"Depend upon it, he's only gone off
with master s umoreua," ne sam, try-
Inf. tn MiBBiiiifa hlmsplf
The next moment he struck his hands
wildly together and rushed into the
colonel's study. When he came back
be was perfectly green. The colonel's
fur coat, for which be had paid 80
guineas only a few weeks back, wai
nowhere to be found!
The officials of Scotland Yard next
morning listened with polite attention
to Cot. Walsiugliatn s account ot what
"A clean-shaven man, with gray
is ' 'Yes, " was the i answer. ' 'He gave
the name of Sawder t red "sawder."
"Fred Sawder! The man was James
Croft, alias Sleepy Jim, the cleverest
rogue in the United Kingdom, and at
slippery as an eel. I am afraid you
will never see your coat again, sir."
And he was right, for the colonel
never did. : But one result of his little
experience was that he completely
changed his views ot criminals.
"It is not that the miblic is so stupid."
he was often heard to sin ; "it is those
scamps who are so horribly clever.
WIT AND HUMOR.
Is a stiff backbone an indication of a
The tramp Always comes before din
ner when he comes after dinner.--Sing-Hampton
Leader. . '
- "Avoid whisky and water, my son,"
said the fond father. "It is a dilution
and a snare. "Figaro.
. ' The fortunes of the politician and a
gambler are in the bands of their
friends. Elmira Gazette.
The wise . employe always laugha
promptly when the proprietor makes a
joke. Somerville Journal.
"Go hire a haul," said the hackdriv
er to the man who was coaxing for a
free ride. Merchant 1'rj.vekr.
" Most" people look on a favor as a
memorandum of where they can ex
pect another. Milwaukee Journal.
She "What was the chief feature at
the mass-meeting last evening?" He
"The mouth." Terre Haute Express.
"Beckiey and his wife get along
nicely now." "SoP Which of them
is dead; he or sheP" Boston Tran
script. He (despairingly) "I wish I could
fipd something to take up my mind."
She (softly) "Try blotting paper."
Bronson "Who shall decide when
the doctors disagreeP" Johnson "The
Coroner generally has to do it."
' "He can't get into society. He had
no grandfather." "And he doesn't
seem to know his grandmother, eith
er." .Y. T. Herald.
If you use your eyes to any purpose
you will observe that there are very
few square men 'round these days.
A writer says: "There is some
things a woman dosen't know." There
may be, but no man can tell her what
they are. N. Y. Ledger.
Householder (to suspicious charac
ter "What do you wantP" Suspi
cious Character(thoiightfully) "Well,
I duuno;' what yer got?" Life.
Col. Yerger "Well, how did vou
like that picnic?" Gilhooly "I was
so glad to get home again that I was
glad I went." Texas Siftings.
' 'Do you think your father likes meP"
he inquired. "0' yes," she answered.
"He said he was going to wait up to
night to see you.": N. Y. Herald.
Cumso "Young Gtirley is a college
graduate, isn't he?" Fangle "I think
bemnstbe. He doesn't know what he
is talking about half the time."
Epoch. . .; -
"I've nhnnp-ed mv mind since I saw
yon last," said Cadley. "I hope the
new one is better than the last," put in
Cynicus, and Cadley got mad. N. Y.
You never see the man who dozes in
church going to sleep at a base-ball
niatoh. , But then there is quite a dif
ference in the style of delivery. Yon
First Boy "How do yon like your
new teacher?" Second Boy "He is
not a lightning teacher. He strikes
several times in the same place."
Halworthy (entering late) "How
long has Dr.'Vox been preaching1?''
Sexton "Twenty-two years sir." Hal-
wortny "I guess 1 won t go in then.'"
"Why do you go into law? There
are more lawyers than the world can
support now." "I know it. Many
of them must starve. Then will come
my chance." N. Y. Sun.
"In time of peace," said the Major,
"I frequently go to tbe military balls."
"And in times of war?" "The mili
tary balls come to me. That's how I
lost my leg." S. Y. Herald.
"Before we were married you said
yon would do your best to make home
happy." "Well, haven't I?" he in-
Sulred. "In what way?" "By keep
ig away from it" Washington Post.
Minnie "And she had tbe impu
dence to refer to me as a retailer of
scandal.1' Mamie "Well, you are no
such a thing. Everyone knows yoo
are a wholesaler." 2'erre Haute Ex
Hod ge "The doctor says poor Left-
lung is likely to have cold on his chest
all summer!" tveigntiey 'xuck-y nog.
I'm afraid mine will be empty, with
ice at tho prescot rate." Amerian
"Yes, I was awfully fond of that
firl, and I believe her to be perfect,
ut I saw something about her last
night that made me sick." "What
was that?" "Another fellow's arm."
Census Enumerator "Well, I have
finished a big day's work, and I'm
tired." His Wife "I'm so sorry I
can't help you. Now sit down, dear,
and tell me all you found out about
our neighbors." N. Y. Sun.
The average American citizen would
turn bis back on the greatest man that
this world ever produced to look at a
pretty 18-year-old girl with a new
spring suit on and with a dimple in
ner oinn. esomervtue Journal.
Sunday-School Teacher " 'Bv their
fruits ve shall know them." iVmniv
Traddles you may explain what that
means." Tommy "it means that you
can always tell a Dago by his banana
stand." Lawrence American.
Cora "Miss Fussan feathers' hair
used to be black. I see It has turned
to a chestnut. How do you account
for thatP" Clara "I believe she has
been using the funny papers to do her
bair up in." xonkers Statesman.
"Would any shock at this stage of
my troume cause a relapse, doctorr"
inquired the patient, "xes and a se
rious one." "Please, then, doctor, to
remember that important fact in mak
ing out your bill." Fliegende Blatter,
I Mr. Phileas Fogg (in the West)"
suppose you met with a great many
hardships out here on the plains?"
Lariat Luke "Hardships? I should
say so! Why, pard, I've sometimes
been obliged to chaw smokin1 terback-
Briggs "I understand Jackson has
entered into a matrimonial partner-
snip witn a rich widow, hasn't he?"
Braggs "O, it is hardly a partner
ship; it would be more correct to Bay
that he is retained on a salary." Terre
"How soon do you start on your
talked-of trip to Europe?" "I had to
give it up." "Why soP" . "Because
my wife went and ordered a bonnet
for the voyage, and when the mil
liner's bill came in it took all my mon
Mr. Bllffors "Beg pardon, Mr.
Hammer, but can you tell me where
my wife is seatedP I can't find her."
Mr. Hammer (auctioneer) "She has
not been here today." Mr. Bliffers
(wildly) "My! My! She must be
dead." N. Y Weekly.
"I wouldn't run away with any girl.
I remember going boldly up to the old
man and asking him for his daughter.
He told me to go to Hades." "And
did you goP" "Well," he mused hes
itatingly and reflectively, "I married
the girl" Philadelphia Times.
"Ah!" says a sympatNtio. friend,
"you should go to the dentist imme
diately and have that tooth pulled out"
"I know I ought," says the sufferer;
"but tne tact is 1 haven t got the
nerve." "O, don't bother about that
Ihe dentist will find the nerve."
Kacrnrn Hflokmon "Ona ilrtlluvf"
Visitor "What forP" Hnckman "Tn.
formation." Visitor "You haven't
told me anything." Hackman "Did
n't vou ask me what I charve t' drive.
you t' the fallsP" Visitor "Yes, and
you said fo, which is altogether too
miich." Huckninn llWpll rtVwr inn.
pose I'm goin' ter give away prioe list
1 A. .-Ml n ,.i r
tut uutuiu r .&ULBI urovKnyn AAje
How to Treat a Sweetheart.
When he comes to see you, let me
give you a few hints as to your treat
ment ol mm:
First of all mv dear, don't let him
get an idea that your one object in life
is to get an yuu can uui ui uiui.
Don't let him believe that you think
so lightly of yourself that whenever he
has an idle moment he can find you
ready and willing to listen to him.
Don't let him think that you are go
ing out driving with him alone, even
if your mother should be lenient
enough to permit this.
Uon't let him think: that you are go
ing to the dance or thefrolio with him,
you are going with your brother, or
else you are going to make up a party
which will all go together.
uon t let nnu spend nis money on
ou; when he goes away, he may
ring you a box of sweets, a book or
some music; but don't let him feel
that you expect anything but courteous
Don't let him call you by your first
name, at least not until you are en
gaged to him, and then ouly when you
are by yourselves.
Don't let him put his arm aronnd
you and kiss you; when he put the
pretiy viug ou yuur uuger it luraut
that you were to be his wife soon, he
gained a few rights, bnt not the one of
indiscriminate caressing. When he
placed it there he was right to put a
kiss on your lips; it was the seal oi
your love; but it you give your kisses
too freely they will prove of little
value. A maiden fair is like a beauti
ful, rich, purple plum; it hangs high
up on the tree and is looked at with
envy. He who would get it must
work for It, and all the trying should
be on his side, so that when he gets it
he appreciates it. You know the story
of the man who saw a beautiful plum
on a tree, which he very much wanted.
Next to it hung another plum; it seem
ed as beautiful, and it was anoarenllv
just as sweet as the one he wanted.
The seeker for it stood under it a mo
ment, looked at it with longing eyes,
and behold, the plum dropped into his
mouth. Of what value was it then?
It was looked at and cast aside. Now
take this little story, and make it point
the moral that I wish it to. Ladies'
She Enjoyed tbe Sound.
Anew freak in the matter of feminine
adornment is thus described by Editb
Sessions Tupper: I was calling on a
pretty girl not long since who is al
ways in search of novelty. Her ex
plorations sometimes led her to daring
lengths. I noticed that whenever she
moved or walked that there came tbe
tinkling of bells from some part of her.
At first I fancied these ornaments
might be on her gown, but a quick
fiance showed me I was mistaken,
inkle, tinkle came that exasperating
tintinnahnlation until my woman curi
osity got the better of me and I asked:
"W IU you kindly tell me if yoo nave
bells on your toes?" She laughed.
gave ber head a sancy toss and said:
"No, but you are not so far from the
truth." Further inquiries brought out
the fact that this minx had fastened
silver bells to ber garters. She en
joyed the sound, she said, and also
tbe curiosity her fad aroused. . Jt was
such fun, she vowed, to see people
studying her, watching her movements
and trying to discover tbe luwtn of
the tinkling of the bells. Now can
woman's ingenuity surpass such tan
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
A rebellion in Hayti is feared.
Bonlanger will winter at Malta.
The King of Holland is not expected
A new cabinet has been appointed in
The New York Grant monument fund
is still 135,000 short.
The union gas workers in London have
decided not to strike.
The capital of the Edison Electric
company is $12,000,000.
The river Neva is over its banks and
St. Petersburg is partly flooded. .
Speaker Reed opened the Connecticut
campaign with a speech At New Haven.
W. I. Martin was hanged at Raleigh
Court House, W. Va. for wife murder.
Many persons were poisoned by lemo
nade at the county fair at Portland, Ind,
It is rumored that Spain is negotiating
for reciprocity measures with the United
Two of the men who robbed an Adams
car in Ohio a few days Ago have been
An aerial ship compafly has been in
corporated in Chicago with a capital of
Thirty thousand men participahsd in
the German Day parade at St. Louis
Five men were instantly killed by the
explosion of a saw mill boiler at Che-
The clergy of Treves have denounced
lawn tennis as an unbecoming game for
The wife of General Balllngton Booth,
commander-in-chief of th e Salvation
Army, is dead.
The New York Telegram advocates
the raising of a fund to get Mrs. Gen.
Fremont a home.
Emperor William has invited Von
Moltke to spend his 90th birthday, the
20th inst., in Berlin.
The Clyde line steamer Iroquois, cot
ton laden, was badly damaged by fire at
her dock in New York.
Barillas says his not satisfied with the
treaty of peace with San Salvador and
is anxious for more war.
The family of John McBee of Dubuque,
la., five in number, perished in the
flames of his burning home.
"Jack the Ripper" has notified the
London police that he will kill another
Woman in the near future.
The Cincinnati baseball club has been
transferred to the Players' league for
the reported price of $38,000.
The remains of Easton, the man who
committed suicide in St. Paul,s cathed
ral, London, were cremated.
S. B. Heath's oatmeal mill and a ware
house at Des Moines, la., were totally
destroyed by fire. Loss $150,000.
It is reported that the Vatican has ad
vised all Catholics to abstain from vot
ing at the coming Italian elections.
Capt. John Latouch, who was adjutant
of Libby prison during the war, died at
Richmond, Va. He was 70 year old.
The secretary of the treasury has de
cided that imported books ore forfeited
when copyrighted in the United States.
Hon, Gordon E. Cole of Faribault,
Minn., is dead. He Was A Republican
leader and widely known in the North
west. Jay Gould says, in an article written
by him on the effect of the new tariff,
that there is little probability of a finan
Jake Kilrain and J ack Ash ton went on
a drunk in Baltimore and got in a fight,
and a bartender knocked Kilrain into
Gen Thomas C Drayton, aged 83, the
last surviving classmate of Jefferson
Davis at West Point, is dying at Char
lotte, N. C.
Relatives are endeavoring to break
Will of John Crerar of Chicago, who be
queathed nearly $3,000,000 to charitable
Straight-out Democrats of South Car
olina have issued a call for a convention
to nominate an anti-Tillman candidate
Rev. Dr. Parker, the well known Con-
gregationalist preacher of London, is
now delivering sermons lasting exactly
The Austrian cabinet, it is said, has
decided not to meet Emperor William,
in order to save Premier Taafe from1 a
George Bancroft, the historian, passed
his 90th birthday at Newport, R. I., Fri
day, receiving many congratulatory let
ters and telegrams.
The editor of the Mayence Volks' Zei-
tung has been arrested for ridiculing the
celebration of the battle of Sedan and
The fires have been quenched in all
but a few Scotch iron furnaces: The
lockout will reduce the market supply
,000 tons weekly.
Lieutenant Commander Reiter of the
United States steamer Ranger has been
ordered home and will be relieved by
During the session of congress just
ended President Harrison sent to the
senate 3,848 nominations, all but twelve
of which were confirmed.
Postmaster General Wanamaker has
advanced further arguments on postal
telegraphy. He says that it would be
popular and is a necessity.
The excitement over the Oklahoma
capital question is intense and unabated
and armed men of both sides are in at
tendance at the legislature.
Ex-Governor Philip Francis Thomas
of Maryland, who was secretary of the
treasury nnder President Buchanan, is
dead. He was 80 years old.
The American wife of Yan Phou Lee,
a Chinese graduate of Yale college, it
suing for divorce on the ground of in
fidelity, at New Haven, Conn.
London dispatch: The McEinley bill
is likely to destroy the Birmingham but
ton trade. Many orders have been can
celled and the employes of most of the
button works have been put on short
Edward Brown of New York was at
rested and sentenced to three moths' im
prisonment for begging. He lived in
Affluence in a browns tone front
Cardinal Hergewrothen, a Catholic
historian and champion ot the Vatican
decrees against Dr. Dollinger, died at
Mehearn monastery in Germany.
The Guatemalan government la very
Anxious to settle with Hollander, the
American editor of the Gnatemal Star,
Who was expelled from that country.
The Oomte de Paris was tendered an
elaborate reception by old Army friends
upon his Arrival In New York. He was
tn tbe Federal army under Gen Model-Un.
In the United States court at Philadel
phia Clans Spreckles got a decision for
$35,842 against the British steamer
Wetherby, with further contingent dam
Mrs. Rathbone of Chicago, who is
charged with adultery by her husband.
has sued him for divorce on the gonnd
cruelty, intemperance And unfaithful
A straw paper trust, representing
eighty-two mills with an output of 825
tons daily, has been formed to control
the market west of the Allegheny moun
Acting Indian Commissioner Belt has
issued a letter to Indian agents directing
them to promptly refuse any applica
tions for Indians for "Wild West"
George R. Graham, one of Baltimore's
wealthiest and most widely known citi
zens, accidentally gashed his neck while
shaving and died from the effects of the
Wesley Brown, a young and good
looking minister of Bedford, la., Was
engaged to no less than five young ladies
of his congregation. He is no longer at
The jury in the case of Dr. McGonisral
of New York, charged with causing the
death of Annie Goodwin by mnpractice,
rendered a verdict of manslaughter in
tne nrst degree.
Frank Needham, a farm hand at
Schuyler, Neb., opened fire on Deputy
Sheriff Btraabe, who came to arrest him.
The officer returned the compliment and
John Walsh of Herkimer, N. Y., quar
reled with his mother bemuse she would
not give him money, and shot her, in
flicting a fatal wound. He is 27 and has
A bad reputation.
The Washington Post publishes a
statement that ex-Assistant Postmaster
General Clarkson will go to China as
United States Minister after the con
The executive committee of the South
western Railway and Steamship associa
tion tendered tbe chairmanship to Traf
fic Manager Schriever of the Southern
Pacific, but he declined.
The Indian Messiah at Fort Reno, I.
T., predicts a deluge of mud next sum
mer which will overwhelm all whites
and bad Indians and leave good Indians
in possession of the land.
Advices from Rome state that the
British miuistery is bringing all its influ
ence to bear upon the pontiff against the
bestowal of the cardinal's hat upon
Archbishop Walsh of Ireland.
James Denton, of Welton, N. Y., was
insane for over a year and not confined,
The other day he killed his wife, made
an unsuccessful attempt to kill his wife t
sister and then killed himself.
A Birmingham, Ala., special says that
a man known as T. J. Henderson died
there and that he confessed on his death
bed that he was Charles William Quanta-ell,
the noted Missouri guerrilla.
Rome dispatch: The mystery as to
how the various Vatican secrets have
leaked out has at last been solved. An
employe of the papal office confesse " on
his deathbed that he had gossiped with
Premier Crispi's steward.
Senor Don Manuel Montnfar, formerly
Guatemalan seoretary of the legation at
Washington, has been sent by the Guat
emalan government to Washington to
confer with the state department in re
gard to the Barrnndia case.
Miss Annie Husaboew of Scranton,
Pa., sued Rev. Peter Roberts, a promi
nent young divine, for breach of prom
ise, an! was awarded $3,000. As Roberts
had just married a wealthy young
woman the affair created a sensation,
Berlin dispatch: Rosa Seifert, an 8
year old girl was decoyed into the out
skirts of Leipsic by a man who outraged
and murdered her. The child's body
was terribly mutilated in the manner
suggesting the work of "Jack the Rip
During the first nine months of this
year 8,762 miles of new railroad have
been built in thirty-nine states and on
812 different lines. The total construc
tion for the year is estimated at from
6,000 to 6,500 miles, against 5,200 miles
For public land surveys for the cur
rent year: Arizona gets $5,000; Califor
nia, $10,000; Idaho, $20,000; Montana,
$75,000; Utah, $8,000; Washington, $85,.
000; Wyoming, $20,000. The reserve
for contingencies is $27,000. The sum
of $40,000 is allotted for the examination
The eyes of the scientific world have
turned on the St. Elias expedition for
the last six months. It was under Kerr
ann Russell of the United States govern
ment and they .have returned with much
valuable information. They discovered
the greatest glacier in the world, and
among other things that the crest of
St. Ehas is in American territory.
One of the wildest scenes ever wit
nessed in the New York custom house
was enacted just as the clock struck
midnight Saturday night. At that mo
ment the McKinley bill went into effect.
The office had been kept open to allow
belated steamers to enter their cargoes.
and all had gotten in except the Etruna.
Just as the deputy collector was declar-
in the custom house closed Capt. Haines
rushed in and entered his vessel. The
scene which followed was a wild one.
Brokers yelled like madmen and nearly
went wild. Capt. Haines saved over
$100,000 in duties on the Etruria's cargo.
PERSONAL AND LITERARY.
George Eliot was so religious
when a young woman that she would
not go to the theater or opera or even
an oratorio, although she was devoted
The color of Othello has been a
questioned point in Shakespeare. M.
Benjamin Constant the French artist,
has recently expressed his opinion that
Othello was not yellowish-brown, but
Todd's Johnson's dictionary has
68,000 words, Worster's latest edition
116,000, Webster's 118,000, the Im
perial 130,000, the Encyclopaedic 180,
000. The Century dictionary la to
have 200,000 and more, very possibly
10,000 or 20,000 more.
The real name ot Edna Lyall,
author of "We Two," "A Knight Er
rant," and other semi-religious novels.
Is Ada Ellen Bayley. She is an En
glish woman, and has considerable
means apart from the earnings from
her novels, which have a large sale.
She la said to have made up her mind
whan she was ten that she would fol
low a literary career, and her first
book was written and published when
hi) was only seventeen, ,
PACIFIC COAST ITEMS.
Idaho went Republican.
Fresno bricklayers have struck.
The Dunsmuir strike is nearly ended,
Eugene, Or., is going to have a street
The strike at the Sand Coulee mines,
Montana, is ended.
Considerable counterfeit money is in
circulation at Tucson.
M. J. Berhens, a well known druggist
of Helena, Mont., is dead.
W. P. L. Winham, a prominent citi
zen of Salinas, is dead.
Disastrous fires occurred early this
week in the vicinity of Napa.
Frederick Mitchell of San Francisco
will serve five years for forgery.
The cruiser San Francisco has been
formally accepted by Uncle Sam.
Grass Valley will issue $20,000 worth
of bonds for a new school building.
A $25,000 fire was caused by a lamp
explosion at Ccenr d'Alene the other day.
L Pratt has been arrested at Tacoma
for several forgeries committed on the
Work on the Union Pacific's bridge)
across the Columbia at Vancouver haa
Mining industries in New Mexico and
Arizona have been revived by the advance
in silver and lead.
Percy Williams was shot and killed at
Fresno by Jack Smith in a dispute over
a game of cards.
J. C. Weiss, charged with the murder
of Charles Ingram at Yreka last June,
has been acquitted.
San Diego has voted to bond the city
for $326,000 for the construction of a
water works system,
Capt. O. Anderson of the sloop Augusta
was drowned during a squall off Dun-
genness light recently.
Lee Hooper, aged 19, and Alia Sweitzer,
aged 14, of Wheatland, eloped and their
whereabouts are unknown.
Westop Allen, a brakeman, had his
foot crushed by a train at Athlone, Cal.
Amputation was necessary.
James Daly, a prisoner, escaped from
the Port Townsend penitentiary and A
reward is offered for his capture.
Engineer Basser of the Northern Pa-
oific was killed at Muilan, Mont., in an
accident caused by an open switch.
William A. McDermott, a prominent
politician of Tucson, A. T., committed
suicide because of business troubles.
Registration will close in all counties
of California where re-registration haa
been ordered on Oct, 18 at midnight.
Mrs. Frederick Strouder was killed
while crossing the railroad track at
Eureka in a buggy with her husband.
Helena, Mont. : The assessment of the
county in round numbers is $25,000,000
and the bonded indebtedness $190,000.
W. J. Lee has been sentenced to a year
in the penitentiary for stealing a pension
draft for $12 from an old soldier at Port- -
Miss Mary E. Seal, an inmate of the
Insane asylum at Salem, Or., jumped
from the fourth story window and was
Col. John R. French, editor Of the
Boise City Sun, is dead. He served nine
years as sergeant-at-arms of the United
Judge Armstrong of Sacramento has
decided that vagrancy is a crime, and
that the person charged therewith is en-,
titled to a trial by jury. j
The house of Martin Pennishof Sac
ramento Was burned while the family
was absent. A trunk containing $200
was found empty in the swamp.
"The people of California know me
and they know Mr. Huntington. I am
willing to abide by their decision. "Sen
ator Stanford in a recent interview.
Billy Lynn, the pugilist, who shot
Patsy Mulligan and Jask Smith, pugi
lists, at Spokane Falls, has been con
victed of assault with lntmt to kill. i
W. W. Whitney, wife and daughter
and Mrs. J. C. Sprigg, all of San Diego,
claim to have been robbed of $2,000
worth of diamonds at a Tacoma hotel.
Robert Majors, aged 13, stabbed Dick
Shannahan in the breast and inflicted a
fatal wound. The trouble arose over
the lad's attention to Shannahan's sister.
Bloodshed is expected among the Brit
ish Columbia Indians who have been en
gaged in picking hops in Washington.
They are buying arms and ammunition
in large quantities.
Millie Panhorst, who killed her lover,
Samuel Goldberg, at San Francisco, is
held without bail on the charge of mur
der. The verdict of the coroner's jury
was justifiable homicide.
James Shover of Wheatland, Cala., at
tempted suicide. His wife is suing him
for divorce and he told her he would kill
himself if she didn't come back to him.
She did not return to him, however.
George Rily was arrested at Tucson
for obtaining money under false pre
tensee, He claimed to be the agent of
The Ladies Home Journal and is wanted
in several places for similar offenses.
George Frankell, aged 70, committed
suicide at Shingletown, Shasta county.
He was a bachelor until three week ago,
when he married a lady aged 50 to whom
he was engaged thirty-five years ago.
Lemuel Bannister, for himself and
George Westinghouse of Pittsburg, Pa.,
paid $75,000 for the Speculation silver
mines located near Tucson. Experts
claim that there is over $2,000,000 in
Patrick Connors was shot and danger
ously wounded by Maude Arbuckle, the
keeper of a colored house of ill fame.
The two went into a saloon and had a
drink and Connors refused to pay for it,
and the woman shot him.
Saturday night Louise Essllnger and
George Werhlin were married at Red
wood, After the ceremony, the couple
went to the new home a handsome lit
tle cottage. The bride refused to allow
her husband in her room and he was
compelled to pasa the night at a neigh
bors. When he returned to the house
in the morning he was horrified to find
his wife dead. She had committed sui
cide for some unknown reason.
Doat Btsst TJp.
Lawyer (in justice's court) Now,
young lady, you may take the stand.
Lady Yes, sir, with pleasure.
Man on a whisper) There, that doea
toe np. She's my wife and she's 40 years
old, bnt tbe sugar on that lawyer's
tongue will oost me $73 for millinery he
lm the end of the month. West Shore.
Has been re-opened, by the Misses Fenaells,
on Main HU, opposite the Opera house, Inde
pendence. Meals 2S cents. Board, SH.QG per
week. Ice Cream and Oysters In season.
Table supplied with the brt the market af
turd. No Chinese employed.