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CRIFFIN REFUSED TO BUOGE.
N..I Permit Mra to Crowd Tut
llrr Iklwrn ! Art.
ti .hit.'P-l etcltiil by the act inn of Mm.
Tnll U n H irllll refuslnR to tior-
ti two i'" I""" '"'r M'nt ,0 nlHl
!"''., ,. net nt tin- Wyscr (imnil then
.. i... ti.. mean i-rtiillm'! to Mimrlr,
'. . i.'... it ii-iirnil. Letter and t-li-
l"u" . i .!...
Iiiivo niichisl Iht
C OiH'1""1' 'l'l'-lfBi"1 Kort WuytiB.
1 Mi- pifj"
MKS WW I.KMMON (iltll'KIX.
Mr, (irillin Ii.kI accompanied n wvrty of
hlie tn tin' thi'iitrr, mid lifter they had
M-.ii.il I!'' two young ini'li tn I mi In.
Ofsliat followed kIm-Milit : "When thocur
' lain had dropped fr the first time, one of
tliciti n-losl.' May wo pot out Y' mid I politely
M,ll,il ili.il In' could not. lie Insisted, himI
Iiluldid th.it I would show liini tluit III
i rim it woman lnw soino rllitH and
urhilck'i's. H' culled the ih'IIi-o, and toon
liNitli.'il excited mi', noil liud tlm iiiiiiiiik'.t
iinlmil an' tn vacate) my sent I shoulil Iiiivo
ii'iishI t i'Ik'V, ii I liad tuld for t ho wilt.
Manager Wy-iT Informed thti limn thut
thi'liulv had ii fight to Imld tint xent, and
tlirn tin' ini'li were dually compelled to Kit
deirn. A storm of applause followed from
tlieiavupunts of the lower floor who wit
msNil the pnullar scene. The pulilic and
thumbs have 10101111111111 Mrs. lirlttitf no
tMAyly that .Manager Wyser will discard
tbriuvi iliii k KVstcm, a the theater hint
witter mill all iiuslcrn conveniences eon
nrtiil Willi eai'li floor.
Mrs. (irillin I a highly ed united woman
She wu Imrn in Allen rounty, near Fort
Wayne. She I n gnidiiiito of tho nlpti
niMiilli:i'aiidiit tlit'iure of CO was an In
ftnmiir In the scluail Iii A lien anil I'orter
"jinnies Inil., and In Hiirviiu eotinty, 111.
In i she emeriti the Wiiiiii'h'h Mmllenl
B'llt'ifr uf Chic-uin. ami h1i won the Ho
ttuiip rt prized t 'iO Inn class of HI unidii
mil. Alier her graduation ho served n
linn a interne in the Women and dill
drrn'11 lici-i'ilnl of ('liicijro mid since then
ban pnn tii i il miilieine In Kort Wayne, Cln
rimiatiaiiil M'.inele. She him lived in Mun
tie tlmv year. She served as secret 11 rv of
thp Delaware County Medleal society lust
fiiirnnil ia ineuilier of the District Medi
cal mnii'iy. Her practice is very largo In
llum ie mill IMawu'v county. Her maid'
nt name was l'iniiiun, and she was mar.
riiil only 11 few miinths u;ro.
CONVICTS GUARDED BY DOGS.
1 A t trni ,t to Karapn Mean Certain and
Cotivictsi In the state prison nt Hnnta
fllle, Tex., are utiiinicd while at work on
the mads by hinte dogs. 'J'heiv is a regular
oimiing .-lalili.-liiiieiit In the prison for
nUing the dog, and the kennels contain
Ouridiif them. TIiim. dogs, whlrli are
tin' hi me tlio-oof which l'rlnco HIs
imn k l so fond, urn known in this conn
try us "(in at Dunes."
While at work the convicts ore giuinhil
h hy the wanlera ami tlm dogs. The
riiiiil warder an stationed nlsuit fiO fin-t
lort mni Ihivmsu euili are, 11 couple of the
Jilts, who lie peacefully enough whllu all
"quiet, hut at the first unusual sound nro
Instantly 011 the alert. Should 11 convict
aak a ilespcnito break for lilicrty ho
vuuld In'phII.hI down and torn piecemeal
lie had gone lull feet.
I'olike blisnlhoiiiuls, who will not nt
l'k their game when overtaken, but only
PJ tongue, these dogs cannot be called
'ln eaping convlet is i-ertaln to
killnl. NmdliH to sjiy, attempts nt
"wpeanMiot f.(uent. Ijist Mav a negro
to made a bold dash for lllierty wiib
ltlit hy two i.f the hounds and torn to
Pi N fori' he had gone 60 ynrtls. Tlieso
"iileiits Hgim, dm ri'iiirt as "shot
"Wl try ing to csenpe." It Is ran', bow
that a shot Is fired by tlm guards.
lliON'dnistio ineasuri'd for guarding tli"o
Pn(W are to a certain extent nicessary,
H1," to the dcsperutii chiirm'ter of the
mjurlty f 1 10 prisutiers.
palace In, tela of Xew York are
I'loyiiig inuids to wait npou Kiiesta at
cost of oil cents per hour. The timiils
he nl,!,. to do lmirdreisiiuf and to
y a lady for a ball.
Mrt. X.K.V Oilman of New Hump
'"' w1"1 i in her ninetieth year, pro
l ov,,f MBtiatureB to a woniiin'r
.'lolSe petition to Isi iirpPiited to the
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At Hiiiif,., 1 .tn 1 1 1..
,1 ion was iniromiceii 111
' t.rovi.,,.1.,1 1. ..... .1 t .
prnviiicial legislature Jan.
'"ti I lie frallebiua ..,,... It (j n
J J'"Bi'atin of the bill introdnced last
JJ1'n'.v' I'ls., has a womau's council
o, e"'' ''f '"Utilizations and has a
,7n- Helen Crihtol. on the board
l!:''",a''"'i for the first time.
Foul breath is a
j; t r
Paw Qiacourager ui ui
. feet ion. It is al
ways an indication
l of poor IicalUi
'm Kq1 rtorictirtn Tn
bad digestion is
traceable almost all
human ills. It is
the starting point
of many verv ser
Vpon the healthy
action of the dig;e
t i v e organs, the
pends for its richness and purity.
am,, t n stoPs- poisonous matter ac
uUtcs and t fti ;t m. ldI
Th v!Sino place eIse for il to R0'
j? wd breath is a danger signal.
J wit for it ! if you have it. or
f. . , - -ue or
a t,i,iu . . ,,:
Discovrrr. It will
rlilen out the frmdJ.. mat. vouT
Pure and healthy and full of nu- !
Tower Latest U. S. Gov't Report
WQLCOTT GIBBS, CHEMIST.
II U the Mrw rrnlilrnl of I ho N.lloorl
Aradrnif of hrl. nrr
Profinsor Oliver Wolroit (.11,1k, t. r,.w
pnsldelil of the National Aiaili my t f N S
i'lire, Uoneol lh
lieinUlu In !h9
I'liiltil Stale. He
Is n son of tjiHirn
(illilw, the famous
old to Vale the
Kri'at eollirtii.n of
minerals It has
iM.ssi'S'x'd since 1
l'.'"i, and of Ijiurn
Woleiitt, UaiiKhter I
of Oliver Wolrott, I
who w as werefciry !
of the trenmirv !
durliiK the admliiirttratioiis of Washington 1
nndc-lohn Adams. I'rofesMir (ilhhs was
Isirn In New Yurie city Feb. at. I'.".', wan
ftraduatiil from Culuiuhlii eolletfe In 1841 '
and from the Collep. of l'liyslrlaim and
SuriHiim, X,.w York city, In IMS. I
He then went ahmad, where he sivnt 1'4 '
years stu,lylnel Ltrv in the laboratory
of ltiiim,,..uiw.r.. , ..1,1. ii..i...:..i. i....i
of the I Diversity of llorlin. For live more
months he enjoyed I.leblg's Instruction in
organic chemistry, and Id'giinnlt's hs
lures 011 physics In the College of Franc
completed his studies abroad. From IMP
n Ml 11 IHI13 he ., the chair of physics and
clicmlstry in tlic College of (be City of
New York, and was then clivtcd to'thaj
Kiiiufonl professorship, llarvnnl, where he
taught ehemUtry, heat and light. He was
one of the originators of the famous Color.
League club of New York. I a member of
numerous A merit an sclent iflc Ms-lctlcs and
ftn honorary memlH-r uf the Herman and
London chemical societies. As an liulefiiP
Igable investigator In chcinl-try and phys
ics he has no susTlor In the I'nltetl States.
The Xatlonal Acatlemy of S lcnccs Is
composi'tlof ion men eminent in the scien
tific world. As the nieiiilx rs die new onei
are stvretly ehvtul to keep the quota at
UK). Applications for iiiemlH'rshlp are not
permlttetl, anil no prominent scientist Is
awniii when the honor of Isdng an acad
emician will lie conferred usm him. At
the recent meeting in Washington the
Ilarnurd gold lunlal was awarded to Lord
Hayleigli for his dlseuvery of argon In the
ill mospheni. Professor Itlbbs will lo In
Mulled lis president at the Octols-r lliis't
Ing of the academy III I'hllailelphla.
QCCENTRIC ARTIST BEARDSLEY.
(Itw 0e Balsed His Inronip From I.T.I a
Week to aio.lMlt) a Vrar.
The most talked of nrtlt in the world
fmhiy is n sleiitler, frail young man of Si
years who was earning f 1.T3 a we?k a few
years ago with a T siiian In an archi
tect's olliee, and whose Income lit present
Is fully f'.'O.inK) a year. Hit Is praised, ridi
culed and nhusitl as few artists have ever
Ims'H before, but tliewholeworltl Is talking
nlsiut biiu and buying his gmtcstun pic
tiiros. Aubrey Heanlsley was born lu Enjf.
lnnd, and his family was " deirnitrly
poor,"ns heexpresses It. "The cutis would
not meet, no mutter how hard we pulled
upon tbcin," ho says.
From Imvlitsid Jlcartlsicy Had a tasio un
drawing, but was more ambitious to make
annum for himself in literature. At the
ago of 13 he went Into an architect's ofllco
and devoted his salary of five shillings a
week to tho support of the family, lhn
gargoyles and fantastic forms met with In
nrc i tecturo fascinated nun, nut uie rou
tlno work Is-fore him was not nt all to Ills
taste. The architect comiH'lltsl linn uieirn
111 KlllurV. nOWCVCr, IIIIU Jienrusirt leii, 1119
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Ho stsin received an advance In wnges of
S shillings, wnicii iicspcii. tor ...... ......, ,
and 01.0 evening he made an .Mx-eiitrio
black nnd white sketch with a few st mkea,'"' - """ ,.llt iauf . ... w, ' ,e I,
of his pen. It pleased him very mucl. anu ;
tl.at pictures o! ine i
kind would crcnto a sensation if pmis-rly
tihu'cd before tho nubile. Ho sliowou sev
eral drawings to Oscar Wilde, who was so
well pleased with them that tie commis
sioned Heanlsley to Illustrate his play "Sa
lome. " This hitmuht Heanlsley considera
ble notoriety, which liecnmo of worldwldo .
nniiMirt loos when li and a few other ec-
centrlo young men Issued the famous Ycl-
ling men Issued tno latnous ici- .
low HtKik. IllustnittKl by Heanlsley, nnu
sent copltof it to al thegrt.it newsp,a.ra ,
on both sides of the Atlantic. About every
pns-r gave the book a nolle of some kind :
and many of them rcpnKluced Ilmrdslej I 1
pUturtn. Tho ..ttult was hat on U-n for ,
pictures came In every mail and he now ,
lias more, work than lie rnn ''J I
Issiks, theatrical Vf " anil lllustm I on
for novels an. turned out by the '"'" ,
ous youngartlst In great nun. hers, and the
Heanlsley fninlly no longer la "despuratcly
Heanlsley Is a very clever talker and lias
a wide knowledge of Utcrnttinv lie spent
seventl languages, Is well verstsl In art and
ruiitemplates lncturing in America. He
lias also written n milliner oi n.m-iw a-.-
eral of which have Iss-n consigned lo-.ne
flumes but be still has hope of ilolr.gsome
thing notablo lu literatim' as well im art.
Speaker of the Kngllah Language.
Gladstone, computes that the habitual
sis'akers of the Kngllsh language nave in
creastsl fntin la.tssi.l"") to 1ii5.UUO.OijO dur
lag the last loo years, and that they will
nuinls r U'o.ooo.issj by the end of the year
l!)i. At that rate of lnt n-ase, which Is
aevelifoltl each century, such sstakcrs will
Include not les than Mo.iksi.OOO Ij the
end of the year -'ooo.
1-slJ a rorfelt to Change III Kt'lglon,
A million florins wn the penalty recent
ly luiid bv the Austrian Huron Konlgswa
ter for chr.nglng hi religion. He was a
Jew wlm married a fat hollo wlfi. HI
father In 1.1 will Imposed the ts.uditlon
il.r If be became a Christian he should
issj florin to Jewish public chur-
ties. He has now become a Catholic and
bat paid the forfeit.
fl.ls liin,'h of ithen nilimom-tto
tv la-ly iravo itb t,ll,y, innl. r
liilr April .kiim with t.nrs were wrl
With wlmt .w t niUtnroof reen t
I'l.l U. r f or hand, that niuht .urremter
Tin. l iin.-h uf with. r,,t miirmnii tt. t
How pr, u. . , m th, nur we
1 eh,.., me n. I r kniflit .1, Ti ml. r
Uile Arnl ,U,m wh tears wi re w. tt
AS. (tie! ( uii ,.v,.r 1 rrv,.t
lMi.., . u.a.1 l.uvtsi ilul riu(. n
Tlf hun. b of in,, niisnoneltcl
Ew s,.,n f.,r'U that cveninit t
The half ,i.l in.iv,,, , wulvry ,,,1,-ndor
liih. April .ki.-, Wnh Uurs were wet.
low Ura,;,,! w,., ,,!, Ly, mid .
t-K'h .lay tut d-arer mviiikI to r. udir
luu lunch uf wiilu-red niiKiiuiiitte
Alas, my hos The sail (sU..tto
.iurn. mo for a .triplin .IcmWr
bile April !!.-. wih t.-ar, are ct
Ki. iii.ir,. f.,r h. r 1 11 m.sin n,l fn t.
llut stnntht tomorrow m,.rn I'll m ni her
hile April .ki. wilh t. ars an. w.-t.
flu. hiin. h of with, nsl mli!ii.,ii,:tte
-ot Uwrgv bt in Kate Field Wahm,(ton
IT MY IIU'V If 4VHV1
.11 Ml U 1 1 A .Ml 1 All .
T, , , , ,
i he day liefore death! es, It had come,
Ah, how limn it seemed since I had heard
the solemn words of the Jiiile Kcutencinu
me to lie "handed hy the nwk until dead."
luce v hush feil overt he crowded, milling
court room, mid I hud m-ii the worn, di
Jcitid xprrksinti on the pale face of my
CoiiRwl as wiili bowed liiml he beut over
Uie table strewn with the nvonUof the evi-
A I 1 1
1 'ioriiie. put forwnnl In
W y defense.
It was evening, the dim ji t were Is im
lit by the turnkeys, and as I paced my cell
I heard a voice calling to my night watch.
He rose fiom his chair, leaned over the rail
ing, received the message, and, turning.
Opened the cell door and bcckoiiol uie to
"They are going to give you more com.
fortable ipiarters," he said gently, a sad
expression III ins eyes.
lUTOiiipaniwI Miiitluwn tht fail rurriilur
to the lower fl.sir.
Hack of the jail clesk office was a gixsl
sizitl room. A Imi! sIimnI in one corner.
There were also n table and somechairs. A II
looked bright and neat and clean. 1 threw
myself, in my clothes, oil Hie latl, tlung
my hands behind my head mid thought
thought of my old home across the ocean,
of my schoolboy and student days, of the
ambitious spirit and wild desire fora.lvtn
Hire t but hail brought me to America, of
my checkered career since then, of meeting
her for whose life I was alsmt to nay the
penalty with my owu. The hours dragged
along. My watch had urged me to lake
SllpiHT, but 1 had declined. The choicest
dish I felt sure would have choked uie.
A klns'k came to the door. My guard
opened it. Hu tep'd over to my couch
and handed me a card w ith the name of a
w-ell knowu clergyman thereon. rose to
my feet ami took a chair Is-sidv the table.
The gissl man entered. Tears were In
bis ey es. His hand was outstretched. I rose
and grap-d it.
"Allow me," he said, "to pray with you.
You have refused all spiritual consolation.
You will not be so obdurate now w hen you
Ditist sisiu stand Ufore him who willeih
But the death of the sinner."
I waved my hand negatively as I replied:
"1 appreciate your sympathy ami therefore
acceded to your retpiest to see me; but, an
fur prayer, I will go Into eternity with
nothing to fear ami nothing to hox"
His countenance fell, and he lisAed long
anil earnestly at me.
"Let me at least rfn a chapter ftf God's
w.ord to you?" he asked.
"I am content," I answered, wltb a wenry
lie reatl the thinl chapter of St. John's
gnsH'l, the story of Christ and XlctKlc urns,
lluw ofteu I had heard my father read it at
futuily prayer lu the old country! I closed
tny eyes mid could fancy that I saw again
my mother anil brothers around the table,
listening attentively to the old familiar
When he had finished, he again sought to
urge me to prayer, anil it was only after I
hail cordially thanked him for his kindness
and earnestly rttiiesied him to spare his
exertions that heat lcngl!i departed and I
again laid me down. The night passed
drearily on, my guard dozing from time to
time lu bis chair. Once or twice 1 also fell
Into a troubled sIiiiiiImt, at one time dream
lug that I was galloping over the green
Grids at home with my favorite hunter
with the pack of foxhounds in full cry.
Suddenly, as I w as alxuit to clear a double
ditch, the form of my darling, lu her blood
stained night rolie and with her hand up.
lifted, rose from behind the hank, and tny
horse, rising on his haunches iii terror, fell I
over on me and I awoke. Agidu I dreamed
that I stood upon the scaffold, and as the
drop was alsmt to fall an angel wilh my I
darling's face floaletl in through the win
dow with a scroll on w hich was written the
: word "Innocent."
i At rwi'eloeL I rose, nn.1 mv uuartl secured
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lor Ilie tue oesL nun 01 i.i.....iiih ,o-w---'i.
I felt easier and liriner, now that my linn I
hour wasnlgli. I was impatient for thu
, ...1... I....I
atlenUllUCe Ol Uie prison uururr, nuu unu
not ret arrivetl. and at n.y urgeit retjuest
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hewiusenilorBniiour.a.ore i s i.a mi.a
time. lieu he had performed his olliee,
,......,, Illim,r and
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- ; . - theater and
. , .
I sat down to wait. Then my new found j
stn'iiglli seemed to yield, ami my hands
trembled Involuntarily. I ordered a hearty 1
! breakfast, I determined not to larcome tin .
nerved. Ill' mental force I coinwllcd my
self to partake of it fn-elv and drank sev-
eral cups of tea that Iliad purposely or- I
aleml to ls maik' as strong as possible. My I
- ,, i1B brinisttnie bianily.
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V ' , ff ut M.
,ieMvy 'foot fall In the corridor
1 , ,. ,,,!.,,
" w.nlt.,, Tll(f Btt.,m, which
f()llowe(, ,,y .huMling feet, passe.1 my
door, Hnd I heani the key grate in the l.a-k
t It was but "one more unfortuuate'' ,
I sat on smoking and listening. Yes, it
was coming now. I heard several people
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atmrojichlliK Him hfm"K hi hh-hoi '"
Mtirininl tuieutsl thetlisir. The tall form
Df the alieritf sttssl on the threshold. His
! face was colorless and more the expression
Jof one who ga.es on the face of the dead.
He did li"t sjieak. He seemed to take it
f r granted that I knew his mission too
well. The head Jailer ai.tl two turnkeys
were with him. I Iwwed ami left my chair.
He bowed in return and removed his hat.
as did the ret- Then lie l'ik from his
breast po-ket a p.ijs-r It was my death
warrant. He rend it In tn inbliug tones
and hrratbed a sign of relief when It ws
I Th head Iniler advancetl. I noticed a
white r,.l- over hi arm. As he lain ine
tola? on the table a pair of handcuff glis
tetied in his liHtid.
Silently snd sadly he approached me.
"I'lease place Jour hand behind ronr
back," he said, w ith hi eye fixed on tbs
floor. , , ,
I did so and felt the cold ateel clasp my
Wrist. Then the white nil was placed
around me, and he inslded to the sheriff,
who proceeded down the corridor, followed
the head jailer and myself, two turn- !
ktyt bringing up the rear. (
At tht entranot to tht women s depart,
llps,hrr inceksljliiiiilied.ii frliilitene.1 ktnre
In her eye. Without mood the Jnil t lerk
and hisak.i.taiit. lloth linked wistfully nt
uie mid murmured, "lioudlir, tny p,Nir frl
low!" m I piuse.1. The tiirnktrs w ho ml.
liiltted our weinl pmresoioii to the Jail
proper, ami with ninny of wlumi, s with
the jail clerks, had become wrll Hcqiminf
til duriiiK my loiiu imprisoiiuirnt. bade me
On throiiwli the silent corridors, with
their row of deserted cells, fr which the
prisoners had beeu purposely removed, we
marched silently and solemnly. All the
mrruiuiiliiiL's were so fainlliar'to me the
Irou bars, the stained and tlineworn walU,
tliedampHiid slippery railing I could not
realize that I was mvIiik thrin for the last
lime. I heard the mew of the jail cat, who
had become a Kreat et of mine and w ho
used to come regularly to my cell for It
saucer of milk. I thounht to nivclf that '
he must lie hungry. I should' f,l ,er
when I returnril. Ah, when 1 returned!
Then the full truth flashed upon me wlun
I returned I would lie a corpse.
As we turned a comer the engine of death
row In full view before my eyes. I momen
tarily uliincod up at It, and, such Is the no
tice we take of trifles at such times. 1 per
ceived that one of the nails i'asieiiltig the
"""" ,, I'siso and wonden-d that
"i carpenter had Ui-n to careless. hM.
bly he had beeu nervous. 1 tlumnSt, Then
1 looknl Ix-fureniea I tepHilou lh woisl-
en platform. There, row after row. sat
whose curiosity and Influence I. ml .
c"n'11 f,,r ,he privilege of set-a fel
low man in his last and supreme agony.
.Voneof the faces seemed familiar to me,
but their United ga.e disturb ,1 me, and 1
fixed my gaze uism the farthcOwall aa I
advanced. A I did sol felt the boards
shake beneath me. and I knew that I was
standing on the drop. The Jailer's band
staid my further progress, while be whis
pered, no you wish to say anything?"
I louknUlown 011 the pale, eager, expect-
ant races of the assemblage Udow, and
SUtnnitllllmf HIV tlertoo tis.i..l, t.,..utl.u
said in a loud, ch ar voice:
"I am about to die. but with this, tny fcist
breath, I assure you and all my fellow citl-
xetis that 1 am 1 tccnt of the crime,
charged against me!"
1 wished to ray more, hut could not. and
turning my head toward the Jailer, who
was waiting. I murmured "Proceed." I felt
him himlintf mv L.1.,..iu..ti i
"1 "'"in mm nun itj- mm ,uva
1 f..it hit. r,,.,.ti 1 Z
eyes. Hiroughjt folds 1 could diatluKulsli
the opKisite window by the strong light
that M-rco!atcd through from that direc
tion. Then the dry. hard surfacu of the
r claMsl me n.und the neck, w hile a
pressure behind told me lure the knot was
placed. 1 moved my head slightly, tat some
stray threads of the ms.se tickled my lately
shaven throat. 1 said hoarsely to the
Jailer: "The msise is too loose. For the
sake of our common humanity do not have
me strangle!" I dreaded strangulation
worse than death. Hi lingers pressed
against me a second as he examined it. I
then heard him take two step and kuew
by therelHiiiiidof the drop as It. was relieved,
of Its weight that I stood there alone. I
set my teeth, pressed my lips together awl
closet! my eye. In theuext breath I found
myself falling. Thou came a jerk that
seerueil to force my tongue from tuy mouth,
my eyelxills from their sockets, and toy
blood from every nire in my faoe. The
agonyl Oh, the agony! 1 knew in that
dread moment that the noose had slipped,
for t be knot was pres. Ing against the back
of my bead with a force that I expected
every instant would cause it to break
through the skull. Yes, the worst bail
come. 1 was to strangle! My lung strug
gled and beat against my chest. The base
uf my toiigueseeimsl likean iron wall stop
ping up my throat. My neck tpiivered as
If at any moment the rope would cat It in
twain, and fervently I w ished that It might.
The roaring of the blood vessels In my ears
sounded as If a hundred cannon were being
discharged at every second, and throughout
my Ixsly knives appear, d to be tearing the
flesh f nun the bones. Then came a cry; it
was the cry of human voices that rose
higher even than the roaring In my ears. I
felt myself falling again. Then there was
a terrilic crash, and the blackness of night
Vllen I recovered, five doctors were bend
ing over me with auxioua but determined
faces. I heard the ticking of an electric
batter)'. I saw my swollen and distorted
features in a tiny mirror that a young phy
sician was holding near my lips to satisfy
himself that I breathed, and which he re
moved with a triumphant cry on my own
ing my eyes.
Then the big sheriff leaned over me as
gently as a mot her would lean over her ue
born bale as he said:
"Thank tiisl, uiy poor fellow, you are
wived! The man who killed her fof whose
murder you were sentenced was captured
for another crime In Arkansas an hour ago
anil has confessed to this, giving substan
tial l.rftof. I1h I tlvit.tf from irniimla ha
received In resisting arret and wlhed to
make a clean breast of everything. The
telegram from our governor reprieving you
w.m n,e Jail Just as the drop fell. A
bailiff rushed to me shouting lis contents
as he ran. We cut the rope w ith a single
I I.I..... ..f ., I. l, .),,., Vn,,P !..!. .,..1 -..i.
lar Isiiie are broken from the fall, but.
heaven Imi praised, your neck is still Intact!
Vere V. Hunt lu Chicago Times.
lie W ma 1IU Own Clnuiirthrr.
m... ..11....-t.,rt .a.n ilt f....t..l Iii nil
lf))J ,.,,,,,.. Wlllltattt llarinun, who
I ,.,, , .......,. ... Tuluvlill. i... .
short time since, did so Iss-aiise Hoiiinone
had convln.-.sl him that ho was his imn
gnindfathcrl Hem Is a copy of the singu
lar letter he left: 'I married a widow who
had a grownup daughter. My fnt her vis
tied us often, fell III lovowlth my step
daughter and married her. Thus he be
came my son In law, nnd my stepdaughter
Iss-aine my mother, Isvuuao sho was my
father's wife. Sam after thbj my Wife
gave birth to a son, which, of course, was
my father's brother in-law and my uncle,
for he was the brother of my stepmother.
My father's wlfo also beenmo thu mother
of a sou. He was, of course, my bmther
and also my grandchild, for downs tho son
of my daughter. Aceonlingly my wlfo was
my grandmother, lssauso she was my
iniit Iter's mother. I was my wife's hus
tuiml and grandchild at one and the same
time. And ns the husband of n person's
grandmother is his grandfather, I was my
nwn grandfather!' "
Trlnre of W alra Pawned Ilia Wateh.
Veen tbt. I'rio.-e of Wale has enlovcd
the sensation of pawiiing his watch. That
ttsik place in Kraiice, at Sslan. It was
nlsuit a year after the war, and tho prince,
III the strictest Incognito, was visiting tho
battlefields, l'lng iiniiotis nt nil cost to
avoid ns'ogiiitloti, so as not to wound
Krotieh Sllstt ptlbi lilies. He folllld himself
financially stranded at Sslun, with Insuftl
dent money either lo pay Ids hotel bill or
his milnaitl fan- lu k to Frankfurt. It
was ltnsiHslble to rely on the discn-tlon of
the iK.nlfieeor even to t. l. -graph for fund,
since that would have revealed the prince's
Identity. At length, lu sb.fr ihstH'nitlon,
Hie prince w ilt hi isjuerr)', Cohtiiel Tis
dale, to the lis-al nionl de plete with hi
watch, that of T'fsdale and that of his
valet, and walled wlih some tn-pldutlon
the success tif the colonel' mission, since
then1 Is au Immense amount of formality
to go thmugh when phslglng personal
proaTty ln Fnince.
Sliteen Ton of I'splrr Mss-ha.
The dome of tint 1'alal do Justioeln
Krussela is made of sipler inucha aud
weight 14 ton.
Talo of a llrltl.h Subject,
jha oott of becoming a naturallied Eng
iijhnjm u about 1W.
I OITT- Nt'iloill. KOIC BOV1.
Irt ti lloitt. I'll. I., Master at
name. San Mateo county, Cal., 11
the i.r.t tcuoAila lor boys on tbt
rV not hiliunt with me,
F..r I 110 lo A ready
Winter Is att-rn nmnan-h here, !
And without the window lhr
K.s.rnful of the hitl.M yrar,
llreuthist hi fnta iim.o the sir
Now from all the hn.la trwa
Every frisky dryad fhssi I
It,, not hesitant with ma,
11 11 go to Arewl j
Be not hesitant with ma. !
I'oiiim and go lo Areadyl !
have drunk the limine r't win
Kvery yellow drop Is gone I
Plii.'k.sl the hut irrn from the rtn I
Yonder wosllniid hl,l, the fawn. j
Where U-n. nlh the young monn tlanoa.
I. ilh. some dryad throng and danc
He nl h, oitnut with me I
To the w ..h1i of Arentlyl j
-Kus-ene Field lu LbleaM Rreortl
II t MI'lllNSIIII'. !
In all the out door sports of the teasoti !
the weather is playing champion to knock
out and close up garnet. A change will
come, of course, and wilh hot wetther will j
conn the llcrcer 'trugnle to make up for
osl time. All Ibis meat a a greater amount
of wear and tear tothslvody. to its muscles. 1
nerve and Innies. What the damage in '
all will tx from sprains, bruises, wounds, !
hurts, inflammation, contusion and the
like, 110 one can uli, hut there is a chain- '
pionsliip in i.e won. important to all, to
which ll)w give tiillicient consideration, I
and that is the triuuii b over all thee
pains and mishap in the turerf, prampt-
r-i J acoe tni Is the cIikuiiuoii
s nil ailments; it does n d
dissppjint an i never postpone a cure lor
SIIV cailke whatvp '
any caiiK whatever.
New woman ha lot to learn.
Kinergh g Irooi her prison
Th new kinu mi II' now bit tOra
lu talk: .be it it to liitvu.
I.IQK A ftlKtt).
The chief function of Ihekl.lurt I to s p
arse In.i Hot i.i.kI, In I'. (uh(. thro.ili
Ih.'i.i.nl , fit, n lint uiltiesaii.t watery istfltrlr
allien rt.ko t H Ir fiual ill Ihmimh ine lila I '
di r. 1'he n tent ion o( th.se, In e ,n.e'ieiiov t,f
limctl.liy ol the kl.lttri.. b, pnit.utlte ol
HtlKlil . discax-. tlnMlliialMte, Itnimlniirta
slid ...m. i m.la.tif with a latal le i.h y. Hot
teller Sii.in.ci mi a hlKhly a.nrlloiivl
diuretic ami tilmd l..or. lit. Imi'l tint kid-'
net. When luaeil.e lo euew t 'r .llilinr fun.'- ,
lion, and .tram Inun ihe tltal curn ut lininirl
I r Hhleh inle.l It and thrravpii Ihelr own n
1st. nee a or. an ol the lslv. t a arrli of the
Madder, travel and ret ntioiiof ihe urine hp ,
al-tt in , lie. a. resist or averted hy ih'i benlmi I
i.r .in.iier and res.ora beef oricsnlc aetl .n. Ma '
I ola. tin ii i at Ism, ei.u.i ai on, l.illoii.tusu
ail d)M.p.Uals,i ylel.l lo Ihe H.tira, which I
Imi sie.ily eel ed li hi Ilia ek ad lier-
! A tlrl wh.i ha a piano and pink IIk even i
linfc.ne la iqulpp.it l..r the v -yt of lite,
I wbcllwr has a earotil ten.e or not.
A c. I; k at niavi:i:.
AartHDpftt loll Inrrisitt. It lifetime, harder
aod harder lor ihe hti liin man lo .uceee.l,
aii.lnr,e galilou of llila fact, Hie pul.lle i.
ollrii Inlon.ied l at Ihl.or thai thli j l:s"enm
In.tay.'' A slrol.a plirsae la fssl, Mil dillnl
Ibv Ihliia li veil l.eller. Our ol the r. ate.i
later wr tuna ol la I'aln-K liter, the advertise-
iin-nla of which we ate .rlntln elwwhire. I
Thi.ltwoua old family re ne.y haa ttaynl In;
Ihe hum . ol the eoiiutry IA year, and la to 'ay I
mare .'Hlar tlian ever. 'Ho. olio fad prove I
It. value, and mat. argument nuiieee ry. I
1 1 only remain lor the pmprlemi ( thryaie
ti . w i'ii.iiiI to remind eaeh eoinlne teller. I on
that lor over half a century Pain Killer h i
heea ree. glut .d aa tie haiulle.1, ii'e.t tad
theiis' cure hr Die common Ilia of hllmanliv, I
an I that a Untie on thrlr shell will .is.iiir or
later ave tUem trouble and a.jflcrliic and
HOW'S 1 II 1ST
We offer On Hundred Ihilltrs Kra-d
for any rase of Catarrh that cannot Is
cure i bv Hall's Catarrh ('lire!
K. J. C1IKNEY A CO., Props..
We, the undersigned, have known K. J.
Cheney for the last 1.1 years, and believe
him perfectly honorable in all business
transactions and financially able to carry
out any obligation made by their lirm.
' Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0.
WaI I1IKII, KlNNAl it MaSVIN,
! Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, (.
j Hall's Catarrh Cure it taken internally,
I acting directly upon the blood and luuenui
surface of the system. Price, 7,'). per hot
1 tie. Hold by all Druggists. Testimonial
MUSIC HTOHK-VVIIee II. Allen Co., r
t.nieai. Ihe Isrtnat, '.II Hrat HI., Portland.
i i.ri"., .ii rirai 01., i'uriian.1.
iig, llardinaii, Flarhvr Plauu, Kate;
lw prle., eay ler na.
IT Mil sic-HYnd lor eataleitie.
10-CKMT MllslC-H. nd lor catalogue.
Tit OitMKA for breakfast.
I'iio's (lire is a wonderful Cough medicine.-Mas.
W. I'll it kt. Van Hiclrn and
liluke Ave , llrooklyn, X, Y., Out. VSI, IrflH
llnant yo iraell for aummer malaria, t'red
feelleg, by using now Ureaou Blood I'urifter.
If You are Tired
All Ihe time, without special exertion, as
tired In tho morning as when you retire
at nlgM, von niny depend upon It. your
blood la impure and I lacking In vitality.
That is why it doe not snpply strength
to nerves and muscle. You need
To pnrlfv and enrich your bliKtd. A few
bottles of this great medicine will Kiv
you ttrengtli and Titnlit v because It will
make pure IiIihmI. (let llood't.
Unnrl'c Dille cure hthltual eonaUua
nOOCJ 5 THIS nun. price S6 eaul.
Ely's Cream Balm
( leanses Ihe Nasal
1'ussHges, Allays I'uln
Itestores Ihe Henseof
Taste snd Smell.
I leu I a Ihe Sores.
Halm let" sa'h tttaitrlL
gl.I Uau..M Warraa Ik, H
if ASK YOUR DRUOQIST I 0R
JOHN CARLE 50NS, New York, w
Jr upki.n v
rfinrrnM Df nnnPiiDinrtr
Unr-itJii utuuui wiui ir-rv.
saa BHaBBBBasBsaaaaivi, I1HL J "
.KIDHfV 4V LIVtB OlStA'itS. DYSPEPSIA.
PlMPltB BLOTCHISANDSttl DrjTAStS .
HCACACMCS CtKTJvTNtSS f
A SURE CURE FOR PILES
ItehlMtf l'i(litvFwn lf Motet ir Ukm owtrfrtiiu, mo
IniPtAM Hrtiinii wtn wtvrm. 1 tn turn 4WiJ tHioA,
r Prut rte Una k'lUm yield .uea la
DM. BO-8AN-K0'f PIU RIMtDV,
Mek diraet ly aa part affaetod. abaatai umm al-
Xti SSnK PTauiiti
ami aclics of an annoyitij; nature, a tirtiirotiH nature, a ilanner
ous nature, can I iiii kly ami surely cured with Tain Killer.
A 110 one is proof .tuaiiM jain, no one should Ik; without
Pain-Killer. Thin f;ootl old remedy kept nt hand, will i.tve
nmcli Mifterino, ami many calls on the doctor. Tor all sum
mer complaints of yowii folks or chililC-n it lias stood with
out an tipial for over half a century. No time like the present
to get a liottle ol
fold everywhere. The qnantlty
0 me niiie, ;'. 1.00K out lor worthies
A ueuring 1 ne uaiiie I'misv luvis A
I have bought from the UKCF.1VK.U of F. !.. 1'OSSOX .V
SON, thestiM'k, fixtures and good will of the seed business
lately carried on bv t hem ami will continue the same at 2oS
Thinl Street. HI K.I.L I.AMIlK.liMiN, I'oitrt im, Hit.
E.tab. i860. CORBITT A
I IMPOKTKItS, SIllPI'lMlandt'OMMISHION MKItl HAMS. I Itwral advance made on approved
rnii.lirt.tneiilsof W hrat, Klour, ln, Wool and Hoi. Sp-. l.l lin..ti. (nun China J an and In
dia: Tea, I offer, K re, Malltht and Hut, hplce, sate, liplia-a, ( hlna Nut Oil.rtr. Kn.ln I IT.
1 riponl: l.lvrrvM Kuir, Coarse and Lump Nts k Mali, ( In mleai o! alt1 kind.. 1 iiiplale, .elected
No. I rrtiirur J VV heat llaia, Hup llnrlap, Hnll Hrlui.umr, II-. Ale, loilniiew' Purler, ss-t. h and
I Irl.h VVIil.kv, Hrai.dy and W ititt, tor .ale In uusiilllle. tii.ult the lr.de, 1'OKTI.AM), OK.
Preserves all kinds of Fruit without cooking, and retains their
JF$j. CmcHtmii-s fmeiifH.
M'tlttVI THt OSiaiNat AND OINUINI Th ..It aafts Sans B4 r.l)M. rill W
Ft r AJ lalr. m iiffin m. im.s ast.b i. ...... i. u,a 4 uu
.11 a. MM! pl.ft ...ef. v. Malr.rrlt It llrwift... m mI m
41. M.. M ..rtu.l.r. w.,tMti... a.4 "k.ll.r A. UdlM,1 Ml,, r rMara MalL
lo.'. T-.ln,i.i. Sl , all lral llra'-l
lilt III.SII.U 4 UkMICAL lo., Sail Maauaa sT. rillLAIIII.I'll!. fa.
"IT IS IGNORANCE THAT WASTES
EFFORT." TRAINED SERVANTS USE
In Every Detail.
These eutinea are acknowledged by expert en
f inrera to las worthy of hlthe.t eominemlatlnc
or almpllelty, hlxb trade malerlal and itwrloi
workinanahl,. 'Ikey rtrvvlop the full aclaa'
horse power, and run without an Kleclrlo Hirk
Hllery; the atatem of lifultlon I aluiple, Inel
petialve and rellahltt.
Kur piiuiplnt ontllta for Irrltallnf ptirpoart
no better eugiue can I found on th Pcl0t
Kur htdailiig otitnt for mine they hart msi
wlih higheal approval.
For Iniermlileiil power thulr economy I nn
PALMER 2 REY TYPE FOUNDRY,
lor. Front aud Aider at..
PORTLAND, - OREGON.
send for catalogue.
If y.i liar the P.l.loai 2
InrHbatar a ainwr.
Mk money wlultl
others sr waallng I
Catal.tl.sall aluttt j
It and deacrllw every
ankle needed lor ihtj
wheel. Prrttlesl model
w't srt racibc Coal I
Atenta. ItK-rrle rata
kaiiif, Bulled free lire I
lotion erlre ete . anssrrs waarrn
FITALOINA IHCITBATOI CO..rttaJni.Cal
BaastH Hot , KI H Main SI., l o Anarlr
Engines lirt 1M5 U
111' I I
fblftS I'alee "MI 1 1
VI llltiatrated I 1
The"'ERIE"l W. WINSLOW'S
I III, L,IIL I J. fon CHILOICN TIITHINO -
mrrhanlcaUr th tsratl rL a. .11 iimku, iii'na.kna,)
I y. p. IS. V. Na. Ml-8. F. N. f . .
has been doubled bnt the price remain
liniiullou. lluy only I lie genuine,
- NON - POISONOUS, SAFEST AND BEST
sllli cold nuter.
liuprnv, ttie wool.
t CO.. h'kUi
li.n Am' for ort'fitn. wa.htii.
I in, I.UIie. Itak.aa A Moula.-.a.
M&CLEAY fiO. inc. 1803.
(IN KKtlrl OK HOI'I'l.KS)
Second lo none TltV IT...
No ma Irr where from. I'Oltll.AMI, Oil.
Rio C0S3 Dunono ft wo
SMtt.b lmen4 I. Or bmJ iMJ ...hi.
mIh Lisa. .w.t,fMtM. J Siummi
Palmer & Rey Branch
Mmliiiiits lu C.tinltin and I'tcrless
I'rcsMH, C) Under I'icsscs, Paper
Cutters, Motors uf all kinds,
Folders, I'riutitiij Mutvriul.
I'aU'ntcn of Svlf-Spaclng Type.
Sole Makers of Cupper-Alloy Type.
A mo PHYSIC.
ivR pi i.i. pon a noun.
A nesnmwHtlof tlMb.nv'l wa nr a. a
ptll. Mm, wli.l tlM
lii ltt-nlr. TtH ruia
r. l'tHf run. HtMWlMtt.
l-.t, ana rlw
Iha 0nileikm bel lr than atauiMtaja
Ill nt.4 ,n.il fn,, f'lU
atoheiL 'lo ami.liHw ..mi, wm
Mtnel In. ,n a rnU hni fi lb. n-Srt anrf
UoaAKa.0 alltU 00. Vlnlailalylitt. Ja.
Portland, Walla Walla,
Hpukana, via O. R N.
Hallway and (treat
Northern Hallway lo
Molilalia point, Hu
Omaha, St. Lou (a, ( hi
catOMiid raal. Addrea
nearr.i ageui. v. u.
lioiiavan, lien. All.,
Ptirllaml.Or. : H.C.HUs-
wa.lt.; u. u. inion, unit, SKI- "1 taue, nun,
Nodti.l; rts-k-hall! track; flue aceiirry; pal-
-e alrepliii and tHiilntcara, bHtTet-llhraryear;
family tourist deeper; new equipment.
Trusses . . .
Crutches . . .
Writ for Prlcfl...
CLARKE I tO.
lEIf IN 1HI WORLO.
It wearing qualltlea are uiiiurpaed, actually
nuilaillnt two bote ol anv other hrantl. lre
Irom Animal Itlla. OKT tllK (IKMJINK.
FoH HAKE BY OHKtiON AND
aVWANIIIMOTOSt Mr-.KCII ANTRiaVl
and Oealer ireiiarallj.
VOP CAM MA Kit MONKY
lut hay wltn gissl Hay Praa.
Wrli ui for In oruiatl.ui.
BU'T'I.K-W tell all lh
beat flrat riaa Hloycla. Writ
- i"i t,aiiottie.
I. J. TRUMAN ft CO.,
3(l Huah Street, Ran rraaelsaa, Cal.
Pleaa awullon thli Paper wheu wrltlnf.
rwnr rniinnrrvni nn
ll r .iwinwA-zzttiin. .j
I tustS Wnttit All lltf lAilS. I J
II 1 JBast tuwh airua. TauU..k Os P 1
I.J tnim.a. Sold Dy tlnimrwa f l
Itood U mairoo. ""a w aw