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By Will Levington Comfort
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OHAPTRIt III. (Continue.!.)
They hnd reached the hichwnv. Con
stable wns thinking that he would hnve
Journeyed across the world to studv
lnborins monster, like Pelee in his pros
ent stress, but the idea of the girl being
in the shadow of .danger took nil the
relish from the work.
"I should prefer to hear you discuss the
treachery of volcanoes outside of the fire
tone," she said, shivering. "It's like
listening to ghost stories In n haunted
"I'll tell you the best way out of It,'
he declared. "I don't say that Telee is
nbout to rise and rend Saint Pierre, but
I want to take you all out to sea for n
few days. The Madame will behave her
prettiest with you on board."
"I enn't Imagine anything finer, but
you know mother is not a graceful sail
"Unfortunately, any effort of mine to
prevail upon her might spoil matters,'
"Oh, I don't think that,' she replied
"but it will be something of a conquest
for any one to shake her trust iu Pelee.
Still. I'll do what I can." "
.nu 1 ii negin work to-night upon
Uncle Joey. By the way. Miss Stnns
bury," he ndded in a lowered voice, "don't
, you think that if I chose to stay here in
Saint Pierre, your mother might consent
more willingly to try a few days on tho
Madame? ion know Pelee is more than
ever interesting to me now."
"That would be entirely unthinkable,'
she replied hastily.
Pelee rumbled again, nnd the girl's fin
gers tightened upon his arm. The heavy
wooden shutters of the plantation house
rattled in the windless night; the ground
upon which they stood seemed to wince
at the monster's pain. The man was con
ecious of the fragrance of roses and mag
nolia blooms above the acrid taint of the
air. It was as if, through some strange
freak of the atmosphere, a pressure was
exerted upon the flowers, forcing a sud
den expulsion of perfume. The young
moon was a ellow, formless blotch in the
fouled sky. A sigh like the whimpering
of a sick child was nudiblc from the ser
vants' cabins behind the big house.
lou 11 plead with your mother to
night?" he whispered, as' they walked
Mrs. Stansbury was on the porch. Her
nicely modulated voice, as she spoke to
her daughter, struck Constable with r
cold force. The women went indoors
Breen and Uncle Joey we're in conversa"
tioh. Constable drew his chair to the
north end of " the porch, nnd faced the
mountain a vast black beast couchant
nnder the dim stars. Since he had. gazed
in that direction from the ship the night
before, the whole purpose of his life had
changed. Then be had asked no sweeter
favor of the Fates than to be permitted
to observe the giant's struggle to contain
therffury of his fluids. Now his thoughts
were magnetized by a new substance.
the substance of fear. Self, the tribune
of all his reckonings heretofore, had been
lifted from his Drain, as a familiar vol
ume is lifted from its case.
"I 'knew it," he muttered. ! "I knew it
five years ago that I should come back
here .some dayr look upon that girl, and
become a rnver.like other men. To think
that-1 could stay away from her a year
t a time!" "
He regarded the double chain of lights
out in the harbor the Madame pulling
at her moorings among the lesser craft.
like a lustrous empress in the midst of
dusky maid-servants. Between the black
mountain and the illumined ship stretched
a battle. It was his own particular .bat
tle. His name was called from the lists.
To win was to run away. The old mas
tering complication was his at last. Yea
terday a splendid contribution to the im
erfect records of seismology, such as
was now within his grasp, was identified
with his highest ambition. To-day the
Bafety of the woman towered above it,
as the dome of St. Peter's above the
head of a tourist, ne was afraid of Pe
lee. Breen drew over to him and sat
down upon the railing.
"What's on your mind, Peter?"
"A mountain," said Constable.
Haln did not fall in the night, and
Constable was abroad with the dawn,
regarding the white world and the source
of the phenomenon, with the sketchy
tints of earliest morning upon the huge
eastern slope. He had slept little, and
that with his face turned to the north.
He would scarcely close his eyes before
a cortege of volcanoes would pass before
him. as in a dream ail the destroyers
of history, each witli a vivid individuality,'
like the types of faces of all nations
the story of each, and the smear it had
node of mon and the works of men.
Most of them had given warning. Pe
lee was warning now. His warning wns
written upon the veins of every leaf,
painted upon the curve of every blade of
grass, sheeted evenly white upon the tiles
of every roof. Gray dust blown by steam
from the bursting quarries of the moun
tain, clogging the gutters of the city, and
the throats of men! It was a moving
white cloud in the rivers, a chalky shad
ing that marked the highest reach of the
harbor tide. It settled in the hair of the
children, nnd complicated the toil of the
bees In the nectar-cups of the roses. With
league-long cerements, and in a voice that
caused to tremble his dwarfed cohorts,
the hills and mornes, great Pelee had
proclaimed his warning in the night.
Constnblo wns standing In the garden.
"Good old Vulcan, to wait for her!" ho
murmured. "Sit tight for another day,
and keop a stiff bridle-arm for one more
"It isn't really ash, you know," he
found hlmsolf saying at breakfast, "but
rock ground as fine ns neat and shot out
by steam through Polee's vnives.
...r l. 1.. ...... .1.1.. I" lr !
HOW JIUUIIUUIJ k'Ul""1-'
"It'n a graphic morning," said Breen,
"and Petor U virile from a night of medi
tation. I believe ho has made a covenant
with the mountain."
Constable hnd met the eyes of tho
daughter, nnd found no hopo there. Ho
had taken his uncle apart nnd charged
him to labor for tho causo of flight.
"Ursula," the planter began gravely, ad
dressing Mrs. Stansbury, "Peter has ask
ed us to spend n few days with him iu
the Caribbean, on board tho Madame. I
confess that I don't llko tho way Pelee
is acting, nnd the heat is telling on us
nil. The prospect of a refreshing breath
of the Trades Is n mighty pleasant one to
me. Doesn't It sound so to you?"
"As a specialist in volcanoes, I should
think Mr. , Constable would find It Im
possible to Icavo at such a time," tho
elder woman answered smoothly. "Tho
mountain needs his doctor moro than ever
"I have not yet attained unto such a
scientific passion that I can forget my
friends entirely," Constable said earnestly.
"For my part," the girl hastened to
say, "Mr. Constnble's Invitation Is im
Mrs. Stnnsbury's eyelids contracted
ever so little, and she lingered upon the
words of her ultimatum, as if there were
a tang of pleasure in the utterance. "The
Panther nrrives day after to-morrow
morning, with the New York mail. I
would not under nny condition think of
leaving Saint Pierre before receiving Mr.,
Constable stared at the face ot tho
daughter, ne read there terror of the
mountain, and pity for himself. He arose,
not daring to trust himself to speak again.
Breen found him in his room a few min
"Peter," he said softly, "has it ever
occurred to you that the map of Europe
and the history of France might greatly
have been altered if our beloved Joseph
ine had been gifted with a will like that?"
In the Rue de Rivoli there was a little
stone fruit shop. The street was short,
narrow, crooked and ill paved a cleft In
Saint Pierre's terrace work. Just across
from the vault-like entrance to the shop,
the white, scarred cliff arose to another
flight of the city. Between the shop nnd
the living rooms behind there wns a little
court, shaded by mango-trees. Dwarfed
banana shrubs flourished in the shade of
the mangoes, and singing birds were cag
ed in the lower foliage. Since the sun
could find no entrance, the shop was dark
as a cave, and as cool. One window,
if an-aperture like the clean wound of
a thirteen-inch gun could be called a win
dow, opened to the north; and from it.
by the grace of a crook in the Rue de
Rivoli, might be seen the mighty caliber-
ed cone of Pelee.
Pere Rabcaut's fruit was very good,
and some of It was very cheap. The ser
vice was much as you made It, for If you
were known you were permitted to help
yourself. In this world there was no
one of station too lofty to go to Pierre
Rabeaut's ; you would meet no one there
to whom it was not a privilege to say
"Come and see ray birds," the crafty
Rabeaut would say, If he approved of
"Where do you live?" you might ask,
being a stranger. .
"In the coolest hovel of Saint Pierre,"
was the Invariable answer!
And presently! if you were truly alive,
you would find yourself In, the, little stone
shop, listening to the birds. In due
course Soronia would appear in the shad
owy doorway and it would seem that the
bird songs were hushed as she 'crossed the
If the little stone shop were transplant
ed in New lotk, artists would find it
and have difficulty in getting in nnd out,
for the crowd o' nights. Thither Con
stable and Breen made their way on this
burnin- morning which Mrs. Stansbury
dark ' with her decision. The pair sat
down the cherished coolness, Constable
at the little window, so that ho could
look at the mountain.
"Breen, I dare not leave them here for
forty-eight hours, until the Panther
comes," Constable said.
"Do you really think Pelee can't now
out that long?"
Constalo shook his head Impatiently.
"I'm not a .monomaniac at least, not yet,
Breen." he said, and his voice suggested
the world of pent savagery in his brain.
"The ways of volcanoes are past tho pre
visions of men. I do not say that I'elee
will blow his head off this week, or this
millennium. I say ' I'm afraid for this
girl. I say there are vaults or explo
sives in that monster, tho smallest of
which could make this city look like a
lenor's corpse upon the beach. I say
that the Internal fires are burning high;
that they arc already fingering tho vital
cap; tliat reice sprung n mm mm K"i.
and that the same force which lifted this
cheerful archipelago from tho depths of
the sea is pressing against the leaic nt
this instant. I say that Vesuvius warned
"before he broke; that Krakaton warned
and then struck ; that down the ages these
safety valves scattered over tho face ot
earth have trembled before giving way.
Pelee is trembling now, and there is a
woman here whoso safety Is Important
to me. She Is two miles uwny this mo
ment, and I am as powerless as a man in
a street fight, with his lady's arms about
him. What shall I do?"
"Petor, there is a short cut," Breen
"Tell me !" Constable urged.
"Are you zealous and strong-souled?"
At this Juncture Soronia entered the
shop from tho littlo court of the song
birds, filling tho eyes of tho Americans.
t. nlliirliiir face: flesh like
dull Hfild, made wonderful by the faintest
tints It ripe fruit ; eyes tnnt couiu men
nnd burn and laugh: a fragile flguro, but
radiantly abloom, nnd as worthily draped
as a young palm in a vino richly blossom
ing. Such, vaguely, was Soronia. She
made one think of a strange, regal flower,
an exierlmcnt of Nature, wrought In the
most sumptuous shadow of a tropic gar
den. She wns gone. Breen's fnco bore n
"An orchid?" ho whinnered. "Will tin
visitation be repented? Do I wake or
"Old Pcro Hnbenut married n French
woman." Constable observed.
"Somo Daphno of the Islands, she must
have been, since Pero Rabenut does not
seem designed to father n sunrise." It rppn
added, his eyes lost In the shndows of the
court, from whence the bird sonirs rnme.
Pore Rabenut wns n worthy soldier ot
i' ranee, i hnve henrd," snld Constnble. "I
unvo never seen tho mother, but everv
yenr I hnve seen Soronln for n moment
like this. Sho wns but a child when I
camo first five years Ago but a rndlmit
child even then."
"Five years ngo," Breen mused. "Five
years ngo I hnd not ceased to paint. I
should hnvo put her on canvas."
Thcro wns n moment of nllpnrp. Mipii
Constable snid In a low voice, "I must go
oncK. -loll mo tho shorter wny."
"Peter, you nro n man. nnd she n worn
an. Forgive mo, but I know what has
sprung Into your henrt in the nnst twentv
four hours from tho seeds that hnve been
there five yenrs. Tell her tell her nil
about those fivo yenrs nnd the ono day
whnt they have mennt to you. and your
dream of the future. If you tell her
mightily enough, she will follow you to
tho Madame, and cast no longing look be
hind 1 Ishall stay hero for nn hour or
Constnblo left tho shon. He wns vcm
miserable, full of undirected wrath. Nev
er In his life before hnd there been n
time when a stiff shoulder, dollars, nn nth
letlc mind, or nil three, hnd failed entirely
to move an obstaclo In his wny. Here ho
was ground by Impotence absolute. Tho
suggestion of Breen entailed such a deep
and vital thing that he dared not think of
it, hero in tho glaring day, with tho pant
ing crowd about him. It was against tho
very structure of his mind to act preclpi
tately in this, of all matters, most deli
cate. It is true that he meant now to
win Lara Stansbury, If such a stntely
citadel lay within range of a man of his
caliber; but he had vouchsafed to strike
only after a flawless Investment were
Breen did not return for luncheon,
and the name of Pclco was not henrd. In
his room, nfterwnrd, Constnblo fell asleep,
with his face to the north. He awoke
out of a horrid dream, in which black
fingers were tightening, like a gnrrote,
upon his throat. It was the ash and
sulphur fumes again. Peleo was obscur
ed by the fresh fog. Instnntly, upon
awakening, the old thoughts and dreads
resumed their hnteful swing in his brain
The sight of the Madame, lying out in tho
harbor, her needle-boom pointed like a
black, fleshless finger across the smoky
sunset, whipped him ngnin to the sense
of nctlon which hnd no means of expres
sion. Thoughts of the night the locked
doors, the still hnlls, tho wall of chll
dren from the native cabins, sleeplessness
without hope, vigilance without meaning,
and this new master-romance shining far
and bright nnd nlonc, like a brave star
above wind-hurled clouds out of these
were moulded thoughts of little mercy, as
the shadows grew long upon the whiten
ing lawn. '
Pelce's- moods were variable that after
noon. The twilight brought ease again,
and with the old freshness of evening
came a glad hour of reaction. There wns
a rippling wave of merriment frjin the
darky quartets, and' a Bcore of chtl.li-en
went blithely forth tobatho In the sea.
Never before was the volatile tropic eoul
so imperiously. evldcneed-rsimplo hearts
which clow nt little things, whose swift
tragedies come and 'go like blighting
winds, which slay but leave no wound.
Constnblo was ashamed for the mo
ment. Throughout the- day his eyesr.had
fixed in stubborn gloom upon a cataclysm.
Up tho stairway, afrlly as laughter, curae
a bright melody from the plnno, 'lie was
thrilled, nnd held, and his mind was stir
red with tenderness. She was like hVr
island people, quick to enter the groves
of serenity when the binck clou J had
blown by. Could Breen be- light? lie
thought. The suggestion appealed to him
now in a new high-light. Were there
not some words which had never jet
found tho ears of woman front the Hps of
man some key to Instant supremacy In
the undiscovered country of a lovely
' (To be continued.)
"Men's maids, yew," wild nn employ
ment agent. "There are moro of them
than of men'H men or valets. Visit tho
fuHliionable hotels of California, Flor
ida, the Riviera. Egypt, and as you
pass open bedroom doors of a morning
or mi afternoon, what do you see?
Maids changing the studs In evening
fihlrtu, pressing trousers with patent
alcohol Irons, brushing coats and put
ting fresh laces In bootB. Tho average
well-to-do couple the couple that can
afford the best winter and sumjner re
sorts travel with a maid, but not with
a maid and a valet, for, after all, a
vnlet is very expensive, and his duties
occupy only a few hours a day, and
a nmld can get through all of them
Just as well ns not.. So the average
lady's maid Is a mnn's mnid as well
maid to the wife, valet to tho husband.
She likes her latter duties. They nrc,
you see, simple and easy, and they
draw forth tho most generous tips."
New York Press.
Uxe No Hook.
Yon mnniy breast, O maid, on which yo..
Though It may harbor nothing baso 01
Ah, lean upon it lightly, for who knpwa
What frail cigars may nestlo there un
"I would llko to sco moro moving
verso from your pen," paid tho ad
mlrcr. "Do you mean something pathetic,"
asked tho poet, "or somotlilng aliout
springtime moves?" Kansas City
I"or I Very- Own.
There's ono thing that seems to mo funny,
When tJio state of a bank becomes runny,
You'ro supposed to go back
And sit down. It's a fact
Tliey get mad If you ask for your money
To Mnko Poor Fnrm Hloli.
"The progressive farmer rotates his
crops. He tile-drains his Innd. no
keeps dairy cows or mutton sheep or
both. IIo breeds draft horses and does
farm work with brood mares and grow
Ing colts. Ho Improves tho power of
tho soil by growing legumes."
James Wilson, secretary of agrlcul
ture, In the nbove words sums up tho
vital nrlnclnles of cood farming. IIo
declares that the peoplo of the United
States have wasted their Inheritance of
land and wood, and the productiveness
of tho Boll near the great centers of
population litis steadily decreased. Wo
havo been a nation of soli robbers, but
thcro is nt last an awakening alow but
Fanners of all sections are wanting
to know how to stop tho lenks and In
crease tho dejwslts of their business and
tho government Is helping them In ninny
ways. There are over 0,000 persons
employed In tho Department of Agrl
culturo nnd 2,000 of these are scientists,
all working Intelligently toward help
ing tho farmer solve tho probloms
which confronts him. Thcro nro sixty
fivo land grant colleges with 10,000 stu
dents In agriculture. These boys nro
learning that rotation of crops is neces
sary, that live stock must be raised to
muko manure, of which thcro is never
They aro finding out that young
grasses nnd legumes nro nature's per
feet ration for domestic animals. Milk
nnd ment and work nro hnd more
:heaply from tho pasture than from
other sources. Pasture land Increases
hb farm hcln becomes scarce. Mutton
sheep are suggested when Inbor Is dear.
Cultivated crops reduce organic matter
In tlie soil nnd render It unfit for profit
able growing. Pasturing replaces or
canlc inntter. When cood crops of
grain or roots aro wanted tho pasturo,
Plowed and reduced in Beason, Is tho
best place to get them. Western fann
ers In tho corn belt get their heavy
crops from pasturo land.
With the help of improved mnchlnery
tho progressive individual farmer Is
producing much moro thnn the a vertigo
farmer did a generation ngo and men of
:hls class are keeping up tho productive
lualltes of their farmB.
The neglected lands of tho eastern
and middle states can bo brought back
to their primitive frultfulness through
tho aid of scientific farming. Secre
tary Wilson says they are tho cheapest
land In tho country nnd people wanting
homes who have saved n littlo capital
from their earnings or young men of
nienns nnd tastes for the Independent
life of the country will find rich oppor
tunities In- these lands for profit and
llomovlnB Snjllnn nnd Slump.
In uprooting young trees a team of
horses or even a single horse with a
chain can do effective work. Best re
sults can bo obtained where the growth
consists of saplings two to rour Inches
In diameter and where tho root system
Is lateral. Tho plan Is to fasten one
end of tho chain to tho. trunk ns high
above tho ground ns tho flexibility of
STUMP WITH LATEHAI. ItOOTS.
Ul'BOOTINO A BAl'UMO.
tho treo will permit. While tho horses
aro pulling nt the tree a man should
sever tho roots ut the babe. Stumps
of modcrato slzo may also bo pulled
with chains and horses. Ono end of tfio
chain should bo fastened around a large
root as shown In tho illustration. By
Placing tho chain across tho top of tho
stump a loverago can bo secured to
fako full ndyantago of tho strength of
nellevc In Mixed Farmluir,
I firmly bellovo lu mixed farming, but
oven then wo must specialize on somo
certain lino of stock feeding and rota
tion of crops If wo mako a decided suc
cess of tho business. Cull It general
farming, but let's not call It mlxod
farming. As grandfather used to say,
"Bo something. If you cannot bo a long-
tailed rat, bo a mouse." Havo somo
hobby, somo kind of a crop or somo
kind of live stock and speclallzo on that
and mako your other farming subservi
ent to that ono special crop or kind of
Jlvo stock feeding. Wo havo too many
common mixed farmers. John O.
rnm Pout RxeiiBt
An annual fenco post bill of mora
than $1,250,000 Is one Jtem in tho ox
nonso nccount of iho fanners of a hIii
glo agricultural State. It Is estimated
that tho farmers of Iowa use posts nav
Ing a value exceeding tills enormous
sum ench yenr to maintain Iho fences
on tho 25,000,000 acres of Improved Intiil
Iu the State,
Iu milking theso estlmntes, II. P.
Baker, professor of forestry In Iowa
Stato Agricultural College, figured that
the farms of Iowa required 78,000,000
posts for fences, or 2,000 to tho squaro
mile. Placing tho value of tho posts at
15 cents each, tho cost of renowals ov
ery eight or nltio years, which Is tho
life of tho post, Is $11,718,000, malting
an annual bill for renewals of $1,-105,
Like many other farming States,
Iowa hns a lack of fence post material,
but there Is littlo excuso for this con
dltlon, according to tho foresters who
have mndu studies lu tho State. A prop
erly managed forest plantation will
produce, when tho trees havo reached
post slzo, .1,500 posts three to fivo Inches
In diameter per acre; thus, It would
take 22.350 acres nbout every ten years
to grow tho necessary posts to supply
tho State. Iowa Is said to have 200,
000 acres of planted timber, and yet tho
fence post supply Is Insulllclent. If
projerly cared for, many of theso plnn
tntlons can bo made to produce moro
timber, and tints lustiro tho futuro post
Theso 200,000 acres aro not at prosont
furnishing tho posts which It Is est!
mnted can actually bo grown on 22,350
acres of properly handled forest land
KfTooU ot Itural Delivery,
There Is a veritable network of rural
routes out of nearly all of the towns lu
this section of tho State, and seldom
does one find a farmer who Is not
placed In a position to take advantago
of one. With present conditions exist
ing, tho mail on tho farm has tho op
portunity to take his dally paper as tho
ono lu town, and gets his mall some
times earlier than many of tho resi
dents of tho cities. Thcro aro rural
mall carriers and rural mall carriers
each one hns his striking characteris
tic. Tho majority are favorites In
their particular field, nnd as a rule
the patrotiB of his route would not
trndo him for any other man on tut'
other. Tho carrier -and tho farmer
learn to know eacli other, and tho coun
try visitor on hearing them greet each
other would sny they wuro both "good
fellows." Tho man that carries tho
mall should havo a whole lot of credit
He Is obliged to mako tho trip lu nil
kinds of weather and tho best of pro
tections will not make tho Job'un en
joyable one. Some time when he Is not
busy, let tho reader talk n few min
utes to a rural mall carrier and ho
will find that he Is In touch with ov-
cryono on tho route. Bloomlugton
Cnttlo Have Hitlilc.
Following tho attack of n mad dog
on his stock, LouIb Klein, a fanner
near Pralrletown, has had to kill three
head of cattle and four hogs which had
become Infected with rabies. The mem
bers of the family noticed that tho dog
acted peculiarly, hut did not suspect
that It was mad until too late. After
the dog had bitten tho stock It was
killed by Klein, who feared that It
would attack the members of his fam
ily. St. Inils Globe-Democrat.
Kliclitlfitr tho I'oluto Hcnh.
Potato scab Is a fungus growth. It
may be In tho soli or It may bo In tho
seed. Plant seed that Is free from scab
on soil where no scabby potatoes havo
been grown for years. A preventive Is
to soak the seed In a solution of corro
sive sublimate and water, two ounces
of the corrosive sublimate to fifty gal
lons of water. Soak the seed one and
one-half hours. Do not leave scabby
potatoes lying on tho ground or put
them In the cellar.
Salt Is purified by melting In tho now
nnd rnpld English process. Tho crude
rock salt Is fed automatically to ti tnblo
contained In a largo furnaco, Is then
fused and runs Into trougliB, from
which It is drawn at ono side of tho
furnaco Into largo caldrons. Air Is
forced Into tho molten mass nnd llmo
Is added. Tho Impurities sink to tho
bottom, and the upper portion Is irround
and screened while tho lowor part Is
used for chemical manure.
(irlnd tliu Corn for tho Ilornua,
Com and oats should bo eromifi in.
getlier for horses. Many good horse.
mon never recti whole corn. Somo
horses cannot digest It projierly, but
when It Is ground with oats tho mix
ture makes ono-of tho best rations for
a work team, especially when dolnc
heavy work. Nearly all tho largo trans
portation companies In tho cltlea novcr
feed whole corn.
A Hopuruior for ISIulu vutva.
A correspondent asked If It would
pay to buy a separator for n hord of
Yes, by all means. It will not only
pay for Itself every year lit tho amount
of cream savod, hut tho milk Is bettor
when fed wann from tho senarator. to
tho young animals. Tho man who doos
not uso a cream senarator is sufferlnc-
n largo loss overy month,
Murder Ovor w Lino Konoo,
In a quarrel over a lino fenco non
Broken Bow. Nob., Stewart Lantormnn
killed II. F, Hoffman nnd bin noil
George, by cracking thoir skulls with n
npekyoko. It Is possible that moro mur
ders havo boon committed nvnr linn
fenco disputes than over any other thou.
Die that arises botween farmers,
i i i ii ii i nun ii i i mi i in
IMS-Earl of Dougln, killed and Mi
lC2t-CortM retook tll0 City ot M.,t
1087 Prince Clmrles of t.,
1768-Tlio ;Nor London BmtBU. t
published nt New Umlon, CJ'
1778 Fort lloonmboronth Idtc'I
CanndlAM ntu! Indiam
fleet dispersed In a nt
1782 British evacuated SaTunnib. .'
1787 First bMiop appointed la Si
17lW-Poles defeated the Vtwku
battle of Wllna.,..Ikttieof H
gnrde, Iwtwecn tho French ud w
180.1 Agra token by the IlrltliJ.
1800 Mlrnn.Ia abandoned hli coon
on tho SpanM Main and wIW t
1807 Trial trip of Kulton'i tftufaj
"Clermont" wns made. ,
1811 Tho British took jxaseMlonolk
tavln nnd n jiart of Java. ,
1812 The United States troop, J
Oen. Hull evacuated Canadi tl a
tered Detroit.... United Butt,
nto Kksux captured the Alert, titbit
vessel taken from the Hrittia h A
War of 1812.... Gen. Eroding
nt Ainlicnitburg to oppoit tie Irl
Ion of On, Hull. !
1814 First meetlnu of the Drltlil J
tho American commwloatn
Ghent, to trent for peace.
1820 Bltan Bonaparte, alster of XtJ
1822 An earthquake devastated i lirj
part of Syria,
1820 Tho CVntcnnlnl of Ilaltlnmcti
brntcd. , . . ItojnlliU came latopoi
1831 Bnrbndocs wcpt by a tlolmtl
1810 The Smlthnonlan Iaitltst!
founded nt Waalilncton, D. C.
1851 Litchfield, Conn., ctlebritrf
1800 Tho Prince of Wales vUIted CtJ
lottetown, P. E. I.
1801 flcti. Lyon killed at ttrt bank
Wilson's Creek, Mo.
1801 Twelve persons killed b; ta J
plonlou on tho steamer "Racial" I
Lake Krlo. . . .Fort (Jalnei at Mobj
bay, surrendered to arrar
ono Tf...i.'. ti,,Um! Kttrtni Ut
1 imt u, ......
.tntn In (tin pflnltol at WuhlliriOtL
iot n...in dnnrtlnttd (Ci
AOIV tuainuiu iimm rr' m
... ... L .
tnnnder-ln-clilet pi me ttMm
In llm tvnr with Prtiuift. 1
1887 Hnwnll ndoptod a new com!
18SS William C. Van Home
Sir Oeorge Stephens as prww
rn,,.llnn Pnrlfic nllffif
Speaker of tlie iiouse m
189i-Congres passed die Brlce-Gorsl
tnrlff bill. I
18D7 Hon. Wilfrid Laurltr, Ci
premier, roccivea is - - j
LeBlon of Honor from the ftt
1808 Spanish surrendered Manila '
hostilities between wo v
1800 Second court martial cl W W
fun begun at Itennes. J
1007-OpcnlnK of tho MM
i Unvom nerso MS 1
explosion of nitro glycerine f
town of 1-i.sex Center, un-
Tho "urenu of L.r of heJ
coverii.K " "fronfl
a report coverii.K .Jm
t two on.. , : .
From tins u t'i"" - .1 j
the financial dep'l
t warn M'f. H
nioiuns, i"-" vMm
. m the close of the Jtm
nt tho berinnlng. TViM
nil commodities decrease ,j
over ono point for Wyri
snlo prlco nvernRO reached a
per com. if- - ' nA for I""1 1
food. 5.0 for clothing,
for notnlH, 4J 'Vlf
anil o tor me n"-
- " "" .J7w
A Powderloss 0 '"'.
The latest sensation m mM
or a nowi' , mnu'
Klin, wnivii ' - of tit' m
vcntiou of William, P A j
It is urea oy 7 v;. ff(j, cr-i
is to It Is a M J ' jeaH
it. tl.o inventor fiettlni? tl
jtju a biff Ay wl,cel UU nd then Ml
gin to pour out In 0 0,,u