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PEARY WILL TRY AGAIN.
From Labrador Intimates
That He la Not Discouraged.
juunox, mass., nov. 0. Tlmt Com.
mnndcr ltobort 13. Ponry o'nconntorcd
unusual difficulties in hla search for
tho North Polo was indicated In a
tologram rocolvod today by MorrlB K.
JoBBtip, president of tho Peary Arctic
Olub. Tho mont algnlflcant portion of
the tologram, howovor, was that con-
tnlnlng an Intimation that Cnmmnmi
or Poary would again try to find tho
Norm l'oio. tjio tologrnm followB:
"iiopcunio, Labrador, by way of
Twllllngato, Newfoundland. Stcamon
hoobovcii now norc. Hopalrlng rud
ior ana Btorn, talcing ballast and
awniung arrival mail Bteatnor to bo
ii awnrnltv ol New "Hoturn voyngo IncosBnnt Btrugglo
g0. tho mayoralty oi new i Rh q BoptcmborC(
inen storms nna noaa winds to Lab-
. , t .l. .IH Imatn I rarlni nnnnt rinfnlinr f1
Und hna "" ''Carrlod nwny two niddors.
Jloecow- post and two blades of propollor, foro-
. . Mimilntn 1MB Ufien I 1 fin tnnnt ntiil nnnnlrnr Imnmi Inn. nn.
mfiTlCSl w"- i -i- ........ .... hi'"iiwi uuiiiif iuai. uuu
.nabirin trnninn i ' . - m.umuui
liberals nro -r niong coast.
irwin. "invnnni n mm. .. Mn . . . i .
..in-lnl liovornora ol tlio unapcau uay. am progrcBs will bo
will meit Ko -o- ttV no anxioty for our safety
oj.- luiui i;i vo jiu uruuunco 10 exaggerated
. ....i.. .tvnfimltod a train, "nooHovclt Is rcturnlm: this venr for
the mm"" Rnvnrnl torn, nt wlintn mont nn.i ,in
i - - - -. ------- -- - v ........ ' n
rnnn inrnwn mvnv mat fun nf nni.
i ,ilnr rniwa-ino 30 mlloa sonlng a number of docs. Other mm-
. ... .niniied. uri'nKii'K ' iiuuB mm uy uruitKinK oi lco in Anrn.
ree cilles uiam.
men were killed n'id tho found- Ncw yor)( NfJVi C Although Com
Mfor a latum. ieuu in mnndcr Penry failed to Teach tho
..., recont election. North Polo. Secretary II. L. BrldK
i . ti... Potinma mnn or 1,10 Pcnry Arctic Club, bo
rltlib employe on tho Iiovc8 that his feat In reaching farther
i.. ai m Mil i .11 n in ui iwinnni t-i mini nip m f vt n tnim
.1.1. h.a Uncovered an Es- received tho mcssago from Command-
i i.i ii in- i-iuiiv. iiiiiiiiiiiiiTiiii u rii urii in
-j . Pr nm Kdwnru iHiauu ... v." : . . . r"
merKen a white mnn. M p0B,yiB Baf0tv to Mrs. Poarv. who
ii - un.Un iimi in nnmni liiuiiiv uuu iiu in nuiu. wur jilt
ff n IIIH BW ill bu Am. U U VWaW I 9
i Jbeenarfefltedat Panama. flt comment. Then sho piled Mr.
'Ml oeeu" Drldgman with questions regarding
!ir; BooapArlo eaya tho atrongth tho dotnlls of tho news ho had re-
Heard 6I10WB Vliui uiu ijuco- iuuivvu iium uui iiiiDiiuitu.
. Hi. lit.. - .t..l . ft I 1f Tlfl.lfrmnn inl.l lint- Hint Tin linn.
I L trilll 111 11 RUllll Bl I ..... Jk. .t.t.. ...... .v... ..u. ...l.v ... 1.U.I-
I UQ Utl " -t I ... ... . .
nltwl coLBervatlvo." oanu wniio no nau laiicu 10 reacn ino
Inn!. hnrniiRn of icn. hn.il nnw Mio i1Ir
ii on a tour of Inspection of junction of having gone farther north,
having reached 87 degrees G minutes,
nl OH Htl...Un nnn.x. In It. n XTn.lt.
. . . f i I u uuiiib u iiiinuiun iiwuiiji ii. uiu iiuiLii
. . I Htwia.H II. Idtl'lll. l.i i.n.. . w. . . . . ...... .... ... ... ... . .
put iiuudv .w.v - - j . - . - i ,ni . .inn innr Min nil nil rir in. iiiun
cut Hit voie, revunung wmii of Abruzzl oxpodltlon In 1900. In dls-
TlAntfr .nn. ttA Innt- ttr.11
insbuu i.i.nniui.. i lmi t m iiiimii iiilu ii&niu iiiii.
.. . i Inffrn- tin liftrl Hmn tn utiulv Jhn Pnm.
VAAiBtja f linn nrriiiiii'iii ii
n ULO L'HIDID 111 UIU MUH II.
Lr tbelr troubln. ..j nm Buro lt lltlH bcon tll0 nzntItfon
i -t - I I . rr (.fniitf Ifim A r I o ti nnn t nr.
nrii innHiiuu uuuu nt ivu
. . . . if ii i atnrn nml VJIrl nna iitar nt fflm Arnflo
b ne a tour oi lite uniieu , ri , , , , ,
itrindnl in OirJoii Utah M,0,c' And t,mt 11 nH0ltl 00 nn Amcr
etrandedlnUKilen, Utaii. ,cnn fao Bhou,d rCflch Ujo farlhogt
Um JUtvilBttA.1 In nlo. nnrMt fa IIMln Iaoq rrnt ItV'Inn- Tf la
ii-i 4i. i.i.....t... i I nnrlr nnn at etiitf tin nrlftlnir ion nnn
IUX HJ UICLIUQU IHU lUUHHI-J Wt I!'-' " " 1 . " . .
iinitii Miirp am n Mfi v rrnm ri i a irnn ir ni
mm nnari niTiriii it imhtii . hiiii i " n - - -
U(, ...... , . ,,, !... ,, f.-.i Prnl.ntilv
foittmtrtial a white ofllccr ",. "t
, . i I iiu u(.iivi in! niiik nuuiu iiutu b"'1
ft derfjffAtnrv roniAika nnlnfit I.. . ...... ' t " i
a n - i cur nn wiiii nn I'uiirv hum iiu luiinu
l,,wlJa Mi msolf on lco thnt had ncen woKon
rnd employes were given P 'V n bJ0. nm .wn.8 ,,a.kcfn ' n
lonnrrrirv i rnni nn. ir ir jikhiv liiiil
iDHnce lontr enouoirn 10 voio. r v "
u " i im n(i tiio i.fit-fiF wnni in run iimu m
witchmen will go on etrlko human endurance boforo they gave up,
railroads acecdo to their do- as Instanced by tlio eating of the
"Will Peary over maKo tho attempt
woable that tlio authorities of rtgnln?"
I prohibit football after "I do not know. Although lt was
ot lesson. said by tho newspapers when ho sail-
I. I. r.ll..l 11. 1 linn, t.n
T.T " ta """-k would never try again, ho never torn
.:i ..mil hub .Q inpinco m0 tunt, and I was qulto cioso to mm.
.woouer. cara. I e0nsldor that one of tho wonucriu.
n lootd the brake on a car ff01"18 otJM 0X,l,C(,"lI" ? Lno,.c
w rallmii.l I.' ...... I I Uim IIIU UI1UHUVUII. in tuiimih
w railroad in hcuador and .,, n,,rn nnrlv ,iqit thn hnrd.
m down a grade and killed D, ' t.inv'V.nvn'ooHnnned.
HDAn-.t nr.nblt' fidollAfl within 90.1
miles of tho North Polo. Ho passed
ftif m n..i i i ii lino jv.iruz.zi uiiiir uy iujuu. uv iaiv-.
aioau itlUDQCU L III I m a . . n . I 11111. MtMM n
tlm... m,ti -it.;: was renry n uiu. uuui.t
... ' " w UI1IVI I nnn nil (TtA tx1. f If llrtl- UlAfttTa in mBVH
ta,lud ft totaI of wore made In the years 1892, 1895, 1900
The following mossngo of congratu
lation for Commnndor Peary was ro
colvod today by Mr. Drldgman, secre
tary of the Peary Arctic Club:
"Peary. Caro Drldgman, Ncw York:
Very hearty congratulations upon your
" ! rMffil!0b"i; 11,0 81 "WnffiH. S. DRUSE.
WfMM&l "Edinburgh, Scotland."
2 ?,n? co'npny, trans-
a eliortly before hla donth. Get Insuranco on Dummy.
led inrl it . ni. nni.t. flnl Mnv ii Tn nrnvn
ui"iKi iiio wrocKrea I "'t iii ..
nkee Avpjuio hunk nf ni.i. that n wax flguro rests In tho gravo
'ltodlvai.nl.. i . . . I niinnnnmllv ncpilllloil IlV I.nfOra B.
j w ceu in itiiiofnt.. i "''""- ... ..
'bj of i,.i... ""V.. Dalcer. allocod defaulting casnior or
one to "tT '3 Wt S northern Natlonal Dank of D g
lacrr oi i uapiuB. jamen jjuhuvuh, uiiiuvji...u
m 8tnlnnd'a present lumbermnn, will havo tho coflln ex
humed. Donovan says Dakor Is nllvo
h- Is onlv rni.i, in. Mnd well, and was laat seen headed for
und iinnii . -"""K " Honnln ii ITn nBBortH thn wax llguro
N,rd0l ' JTH-PTO"? ,n. N?.w.J.rk..n"
vi uiu Illinois Con sougnt unicor s arrooi on n cuurKu
bank looting, to tho tuno of about
. "'-." lllUKlIli! I
ant part of her eooial
Order for Ten New Care.
tthtnued In r i . Omaha, Neb., Nov. C Orders hnvo
r0M an. I . . .""ill uuuu K1VUI1 Uy II1U Ulliuu i
u uro 'ound to bo matorlal for ton now motor-cars, which
will li nnn nt mint ml fit O11C0 In tllO
ran . . I - - . . -1 .
p. I'i'raia'ent hnntimr "-""""- hhoih. i1" hihuhii.u.
, -'un nag lino ... ' i I vniim ui uu,uuu u.in uuuu w.i.
'W. unal,y ,mK80d b0 UBOll ? th0 .mmnifncturo of these
Eastern Coast of Canada Strewn
SAILORS GO DOWN WITH BOATS
Four Men Swept From Llfe-Raft
Many Reach Land After Ter
Halifax, N. S., Nov. C Dispatches
today havo been pouring into this city
bringing nows of vessols wrecked or
In distress, of wires prostrated and of
damago dono by galo and sea along
tho coasts of Nova Scotia, Capo Dro
ton, Now Drunswlck and Prlnco Ed
ward Island. Four vessels were driven
ashore; another, having everything'
movable on dock washod away, was
forced to put back to tho port from
which bIio had sailed, and tho steamer
lurret uell, which went aground on
tho north sldo of Prlnco Edwnrd Is
land last week, was driven farther
aanoro and will probably bo a total
Tho storm was moro violent In
Northumberland Strait. Two schooners
and one bark wore swept aground In
this strait, and a third schooner was
wrecked near tho Eastern entrance.
Tho Norwcslan bark Adeona tried
to weather tho galo off Rerton, N. B.,
uiu uraggou her anchors and Ground
ed on North Reef. Sho sprang a leak
and, according to tho latest Informa
tion received here, five of tho 12 men
constituting her crew had been
drowned In an attompt to reach shore
and tlio other seven wero still on
board and In Imminent dancer of be.
Ing swept overboard or dying from ex.
posure. The tremendous seas made It
impossible for any vessels to co to
Near tho same nlaco tho schooner
Alexander, lumber-laden, went ashore.
tiio Windsor, N. s., schooner Ome
ga, after being partly dismantled by
tho storm, brought up on the rocks -at
Fox Point, on tho northern coast of
Nova Scotia. Her crew of four men
was rescued when almost overcome by
exhaustion and exposure.
BUFFALO BILL TO RESCUE.
Runners Sent by Renegades for Help
to Drive Out Whites.
Cody, "VVyo., Nov. B. Colonel Wil
liam F. Cody ("Buffalo Bill"), accom
panied by Colonel Brock and sovoral
mombcrs of tho party which returned
a few days ago from a big bear hunt
In tho Big Horn Mountains, left hero
for Sheridan, Wyo., intending to hold
a conference with tho Utes beforo tho
lnttor start on tholr overland march
to Fort Meade, where they aro to stay
in charge of tho Sixth Cavalry until
' Notwithstanding tho agreement
Ktaiaj-TaafeaF aa--aa-La '
"You look uncommonly cheerful," ro
mnrked tho junior partner to tho so-
.MuiwiwiHianuing uio uBreiiTiicni, , i. t,mnr i.nnir thn
which was reached at tho conference , nIor' n .tho .lat.tcr rew ba.
Four of Crew Are Missing.
North Sydney, N. S., Nov. 6. Tho
GaBpe, Que., schooner Torrldon, Cap
tain uinuon, coal laden, from tins port
for Oaspo was wrecked on Melnera
Island yesterday and four of tho crow,
who boarded a raft hastily construct
ed, are missing. Captain Landon and
the others of tho crow wero rescued.
Tho vessel is a total loss.
SQUAW MEN LOSE CLAIMS.
' wero debarred from
ID 111 imtlBAftnnnl I.. II - 1 .
. -"Bvuivin, .. mi in nmy.
i nave J6un suit against
... ..uu'avuiL iinn rnnirlh. I
i.i t .. ....... ,
wiwp their cfiDo,
"W.he Is onl
Hard Oil mm
r Anl.. 1 ...
-uui oi UK
mat ..!.. .. . ....(.,...-..-. ""7-,
"'"l Will II i 10 Hnn f0r 1,10 arrlvftl or 11,0 now mnc,,,cr-'
n doroil will nrococd simultaneously.
i'n-Atnerlenn in..,.- T'oy will havo gasollno engines of 200
"Mnl,i .11 '""uranoe I,
- . wuiiLinnn
Supreme Court Decides Against the
Whites Who Married Cherokees.
Washington, Nov. C. Tho Supreme
Court of the united States today af
firmed tho decision of the Court of
Claims In tho case of Daniel Redblrd,
tho Cherokee Nation and others vs.
tho United States, known as "tho
White Man's Case." Tho case In
volved tho long-ponding claims of be
tween 2,000 nnd 3,000 white persons
to participate in the distribution of tho
land and funds of Cherokee Indians
becauso of the mnrrlage of white men
to members of tho tribe. Tho decision
wns fnvorablo to the Indians.
Tho Indinns strenuously resisted the
claim, contending that thoy had never
by law recognized right of property
on account of Intermarriage. In pass
ing on tho cases decided today, tho
Court of Clnims held that tho tribal
lands nro not communal lands, but
thnt whites who acquired citizen
ship by .marriage prior to 1875 have
equal Interests as Indians. 'In tho
cases of mnrrlagos Into tho trlbo since
that time, lt wns held that no right
of property had been ncqulrod except
by those who had paid into tho com
mon fund tho sura of $500. Tho Court
of Clnims also held that white hus
bands of Cherokeo women, who havo
abandoned their wives, hnvo forfeited
all rights as Cherokeo citizens, In
cluding that of participating in tho
snlcs of Cherokeo lands.
Bull-laltlna nt Colon.
til. " "KlU epnnnmi. - I u " vui.uu.iu v -
' 'iBeDiv.ll.L .eCOn.0mV B tlniini! Iioro tn.lnv Thans WB8 a bllll
-...i uom h In r In i i".7f- " "7 "n ' ;,.mnL In thn
uniiuiK uuu uiuui iiiiuouii.v..n -
nnlnn Mnv it. Tho celebration OI
lot,,: Zr "borongh flnda It tho th,r(, annivorBary of tho rounaa
i 7.,lclIte rlteld .al: Hon of tho Republic of Panama con-
I a 1 a r u .1. a aXWAM.
ui,,, aiternoon, ana nroworMB iu mo ;
' .lOfft l.i. , line A ttinnlrnirlvlncr norvion wRH I1U1II
i a.z -" in inn iiaooI i . . " . i i.
I,: uu8 was dlscovnVn i T i Rn(1 a rccoptmi no um"
."ln li.n.l ' UB I COTB..
Renrllna Roari Raises Wattes.
Phlladelnhla. Nov. C The Phllndol-
. t- IHn II. U1LV I a . . a aaH.
n.ni yuEflni r..i 1 1 i-iuH c ueAuniK iinuwrij uuir
MCI1B I . ui iirri ill i . m
j in . i tinn t -.r n mn inAr)Jian nr WML'tm
ii w rusna uuuiiiiniii luiibt hii iiiui nBU w u
If.. 1 ""DUB nr At-nMu I . .
""may, - "r ot 10 per Cent to all employes wnoae
Miarie are lM luaa ?.uu per ihouui.
8uspcct Ute Treachery.
Sheridan, Wyo., Nov. C, A mes
senger arriving at Arvnda from tho
headquarters of tho Tenth and Sixth
Cavalry reports a change In tho plans.
Tho Utes will ho brought to Arvada
and taken from there by rail, instead
of marching overland to Fort Mendo,
as was at first proposed. Thoy should
arrlvo at Arvada tomorrow evening.
Treachery on tho part of tho Utes
Is bollcvcd to bo tho ronson for tho
change Many dissatisfied Utes still
advlso reslstonco to removal from
Powder Rlvor Valley.
River In Old Channel.
Now York, Nov. C Tho Southorn
Pacific's ofllco here was officially ad
vised today that tho break In tho Colo
rado Rlvor loading to tno imperial
Vnlloy nnd Salton Sea was offoctually
closed by the engineers yostordny. Tho
old ohannol of tho rlvor Is bolng rap-
Idly scoured and will take caro or tho
normal flow of wator. Tho dam nnd
levoo nro nine miles In length nnd win
bo rnpldly pushed to completion nnd
will tnko care of tho rlvor above ox
tromo high water.
Wireless From Tonopah Camp.
Tonopah, Nov., Nov. C. Postmaster
L. M. Mushot announced today that
plans nro now practically comploted
for wlroloBS tolograph service between
Tonopah and San Francisco. A wire
loss plant Is to bo Installed in this
camp, which lt Is oxpoctod will work
direct with San Francisco.
between tho soldiers and tho Utes,
there aro fears of a general uprising
of all northern Indians. "Buffalo Bill,"
who Is familiar with Indian charact
eristics, has been kept closely advised
of the developments in tho recent
troubles, and ho believes tho matter
will not bo entirely settled by tho
arrangement which puts an end to tho
wanderings and depredations of tho
Utes under Appah and Black Whisker.
At tho Instigation of tho Utes. run
ners havo been going fo all tho tribes
of tho Sioux, Northern Chcyennes and
crows, with a view or inducing tnem
to Join in driving the whites out of
tho land, and Colonel Cody believes
that steps should bo -taken at onco to
counteract efforts of these messengers
to stir up rovolt. On his arrival at
Sheridan, Colonel Cody will confer
with tho military authorities as to
tho exact mothods of procedure.
GREAT FAMINE (N CHINA.
Ten Million on Verge of Starvation
CropB an Utter1 Failure.
Shanghai, Nov. 5. Advices received
hero Indicate that famine conditions
of tho most desperate nature prevail
In tho Northern part of the great
Province of Klnng-8u, with but one ex
ceptlon the most fertile and valuable
of many provinces of the empire. Ten
millions of tho total population of 21,-
000,000 in tho province are reduced
to stern want.
Crops arc an utter failure and
scenes of suffering that rival anything
In tho empire's history are reported
from every point In the region. Food
riots, which havo been marked with
much bloodshed, aro reported dally,
and so far tho officials havo taken no
steps to Tclleve istress. In fact, to
prevent tho rioting spreading to the
cities all of the local governors havo
been ordered to keep tho people in
their homes at all hazards, and fur
ther rioting has resulted from this
All of the local diplomatic represen
tatlveB havo received advices from
foreigners in the famine.strlckcn re
gion urging them to use all their in
fluence to havo tho Imperial govern.
mcnt take steps to aid sufferers. A
Presbyterian missionary who has Just
returned from tho region declares tnat
thousands of persons havo already
starved to death, and that unless Im
mediate aid Is forthcoming tho death
list will be appalling.
CINCH ON YELLOWSTONE.
Major Pitcher Recommends That Com
petition Be Established.
Washington, Nov .5. According to
tho annual report of Major John
Pitcher, Acting Superintendent of tho
Yellowstone National Park, the mo
nopoly enjoyed by the Yellowstone
Lake Boat Company for tho transpor
tation of tourists from upper Geyser
Basin to the Thumb is becoming a ser
ious problem. Major Pitcher has rec
ommended that competition be estab
lished In some way, or that tho stage
lines bo permitted to operate their
own boats, In order to give their pat
rons the choice of boat or land trans
portation to tho Thumb.
Tho Yellowstone Lake Boat Com
pany charges $3 a head for tho trip,
which is 18 miles' distance. Its fran
chise expires July 21 next. Major Pit
cher emphasizes his recommendation
of lnst year that tho garrison at Fort
Yellowstone bo increased to a four
troop or squadron post.
STEEL INDUSTRY EXPANDS.
Washington, Nov. 5. A bulletin is
sued by the Department of Commerce
and Labor says that exports of iron
nnd steel manufneturo show nn in
crease of about 25 per cent in tho
nine months ended with September,
nnd imports of a similar character
show also an Increase of practically
25 per cent in tho snmo period as
compared with the samo months of
tho preceding year.
The growth in onerations of iron
and steel, tho bulletin says, was larger
m tno nine months ended with Sen.
tombor, 1906, than in any correspond
ing period of our export trade. Tho
gain In these months over tho cor
responding period of tho preceding
year was over ?24,000,000.
cover of his desk nnd prepared to .at
tack the mail.
"Do I?" asked tho senior, smiling. "I
didn't know IL"
"You look ns if somebody bad left
you money," pursued the Junior. "You
wnnt to take caro how you come Into
tho ofllco beaming llko that or tho of
fice boy will bo asking you for a
Tho senior composed his features to
an expression of gravity for a moment
but the smllo camo out again, broad
ened nnd broko Into n laugh. "That's
not so bad either, considering," he said.
"But I give you my word I never
thought of lt before."
"Of the boy?"
"Of ha, hnl Say, do you know
things havo been going wrong with me
this morning? I don't know when I
ever got up feeling uglier. Seo my
"Cut yourself, didn't your'
"Yes, I cut myself, but that wasn't
tho only thing. I got up late to begin
with and that nearly always makes me
mad when I want to get up early for
any reason. I figured on finishing rak
ing up tho leaves on tho lnwn and
burning them in tho back lot before
breakfast I worked llko a nailer last
evening on the Job and I had quite a
pile raked up. Well, when I looked
out of the window I saw that tho wind
had come up and scattered them all
over where I'd raked. That was
enough to make a man mad, wasn't
"Certainly," said the Junior sympa
thetically. Then, when I took up my trousers
the change fell out of my pockets and
ono coin rolled under the bed. I
struck a match to Bee where It was
and tho flame caught tho fringe of the
counterpane nnd It got scorched pretty
badly. It waa a counterpane that my
wlfo thought a great deal of, too. I
burned my hand n little beating lt out
not enough to hurt n 'jreat deal, but
enoueh to make me feel llko saying
things best left unsaid. I Just caught
a glimpse of the coin nnd I took It for
a $5 gold piece. I had a couple of
them In my pocket nnd I'd only picked
up one, so I crawled under the bed
after lt I'm a pretty tight flt for tho
space, by tho wny."
"You'ro not ns slim as you used to
be," said the Junior. "Go on ; my heart
aches for you."
"I got a lock of hair tangled in tho
wire springs. You needn't laugh. I
haven't much hair, but I bad enough
for that I promptly extracted part Ut
lt and part of It I left there. Then
I got my penny nnd backed out knock
ing my head against tho sldo rail as I
did so. As I rose to my feet I saw the
5 gold piece nestling coyly against the
foot of the bureau. So it's no wonder
I cut myself when I shaved-or that I
was not exactly pleasant to ray wife at
the breakfast table when I blistered
my throat with the coffee and she told
mo I usually made such a fuss If it
wasn't hot "
"l ddn't blame you," said tho Junior. .
"But that hardly explains your pleasant
"Well," said the senior partner, "I
started for the train full of gall and
bitterness, nnd with four minutes to
make It WIsner wns ahead of me.
You know WIsner, don't you? That
pursy, dignified chump we met in tho
drug store laBt time you were down
Well, here came tho train In and I waa
still 200 yards from the station nnd
WIsner wns a hundred yards ahead of
me, when he stubbed his too and went
rolling and sprawling right Into the
middle of the worst puddle of mud you
ever saw, bis hat under him.
"I didn't stop. I made a spurt nnd
I JuBt got on ns the train pulled out I
looked back then nud saw WIsner
scramble up, covered with mud. Ho
grabbed his hat, made a short run
nnd then, seeing It was no good, stop
ped and shook his fist at the train. If
you could have seen him I
"I'd been having hard luck myself,
but well, I've been feeling happy ever
since." Chicago Dally News.
NEW MAEISCHAI COLLEGE AT ABERDEEN.
B-8laa-S-a -.- -.-. Ilnll-M
Tho new Marlschal College nt Aberdeen, Scotland, which has Just been
completed, is shown in tho illustration. It was dedicated recently by King
Edwnrd during the quarter-centenary celebrations of the University of Aber
deen, of which Mnrlschnl College nnd King's College now form a part Tho
new Marlschal Collogo is said to be one of the most beautiful college buildings
In tho world. Practically the whole sldo of ono street was razed to mako
room for it and among tho houses demolished wns the once handsome man
sion in which Lord Byron and his mothu. spent some years of poverty while
the poet wns attending the Aberdeen grammar" school.- Mari-whal College was
founded In 1503 by George Keith, fifth Enrl MarlschaLof Scotland who ...
born In 1553, and who died In Dunottar CasUe In 1023. Dr.' George Campbell
sthe celebrated author of "The Philosophy of Rhetoric," was at ono time at
mo iiBim oi .uanacuui iwouuue. as a memento or Byron's residence on tho
site of tho school, it is suggested that a statue of the poet, preferably in
granite, be erected at the new college.
ORIGIN OF POSTAGE STAMP.
Blank Hand Throws Bomb.
New York. Nov. 5. Unsuccessful in
their attempts to blackmail Francisco
Messina, a prosperous tailor of Brook
lyn, mombcrs of tho so-called Blnck
Hand Society, so tho police say. hurl
ed a dynnmtte bomb, against the front
uoor or tho tenoment-houso In which
he lives nnd conducts his business.
Damage of $8,000 to tho building and
surrounding proporty wns caused.
Scores of persons folt the Bhock of tho
explosion, but no ono waa Inlured.
Messlnn hns received letters demand
lng $400 to $1,000. Detectives arrest
od two men on suspicion,
Mine Diamonds In Kentucky.
Lexington, Ky., Nov. 13. With a
vlow of mining diamonds in Elliott
and Cnrtor cou'ntleB, Samuel Pearson,
.rf Scranton, Pa., and W. J, Rico, of
aim juan, r. iu, nave organlzod tho
Kentucky Transvaal Diamond Mining
Company, with a capital of $100,000.
Poarson, who spent years as nn en
gineer in tho diamond fields of South
Africa, says that tho Indications for
diamonds aro hotter In Kentucky than
In South Africa.
Pirates Seize Launches.
Hongkong, Noy. 5.-Roport8 havo
been rocolvod that Chinese plratcB
hnvo seized a British launch and two
uninoBe munches In West River and
Barmaid's Plot Mntlo I Need
Plainly to bo Seen.
Chicago postal ofllcinls have officially
announced that the origin of tho post
age stamp had been definitely discov
ered after much Investigation nnd
turning of tho leaves of ancleut official
The story of tho origin of tho mod
ern postage stamp is tho tale of a lit
tle deception practiced by a serving
woman in a little Inn in a remote Eng
lish country mauy years ago.
Rowland IIIH, then postmaster Ken-
eral of his majesty King George IV.,
was doing tho Hnroun Al Raschld act
In rural postoillces. He had stopped
one night at the little Inn, which, In
tho typical manner of English inns, had
Its ale served by a protty barmaid.
Tho postman, entering, announced a
letter from Australia for tho wench
and said the chnrgo upon It amounted
to a shilling. The bnrmnld took lt In
her hands, aud eyed both sides of the
pnper, which had couio hnlf around
tho world, most wistfully. Then, win
ing her eyos, sho returned lt to tho
postmnn with a sigh, saying that Bhe
was too poor to pay tho charge.
uowlaua Ulll pitied her distress ami
himself advanced the shilling. Tho
girl had said; "It la from my poor
brother In Australia, whom I haven't
Been for years."
When ho told hen Bho was froo tn.
opon thq letter, sho manifested somo
reiuctnnco, ana no delight Her em
barrassed . mnnnor aroused tho suanl.
cloi8 of Mr. Hill.
Boforo leaving tho Inn next morn
lng ho questioned tho barmaid nt'
French Squadron for Jamestown.
Paris, Nov. C Franco will send a
WSadT .! '10,000 In booty after alh , and finally drew from her the
-jrunuiHK agm, we casualties are re- commence mat sho didn't need to
1807' ' ' ported. Upon the, letter, since there was-ouy
the envelope, upoh which In fnlnt char
acters were notations tuat told all her
brother had to say. Before tho
latter le t England, the girl said, sho
and he had devised a system to cor
respond without expense. They agreed
that wheu either received a letter ho
or she was to handlo it fondly, while
protesting Inability to pay the charge,
and after reading tho secret notations
to return the letter to tho postman.
Rowland Hill went back to London
and devised the scheme to compel tho
payment of the postage before send
ing tho letter In the mall. Thus from
a poor girl's cheating the government
of England out of n shilling was bora
tho modern postage Btamp.
"Whatever elso may bo lnid nt
door of the school girl of to-day, sho
can t bo said to be Impractical.'' snlrl n.
irglnla matron who hns been vlsltlua
friends In tho city. "M friumi ,.. ..
17-yenr-old daughter who has been
spending a vacation with her parents.
For sophistication sho Is ahead of any
one I know. I felt myself a child In
worldly wisdom beside her.
Sho Is as pretty as a nlcturo. nnd
when sho Bat on tho front stens in tho
evening' admiring glances were cast In
uer uirectiou every time a man passed
"One young fellow was evidently
hard hit It got so ho would walk
half tho evening nud almost fall off '
tho curbstone lu his efforts to look at
tho girl. Finally I asked her Jf sho
had noticed blm and If sho know his
"'Know his name? Well, I should
sny,' she replied. Tvo found out hla
nnmo nnd whero ho lives nnd whoro hit
borrows his money.' " Washington