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c? K the "third floor back" of n (lis
! II mnl-looklng lodging-house In n
street near Waterloo bridge, a man
was standing, singing. In a dilapidated
armchair by the window, his audience
one wee, pretty lassie was curled up,
wrapped about with an overcoat, for it
was the afternoon of Christmas Day,
and there was no Ore In the cheerless
"Shall I light the lamp, daddy?" she
asked, as he ceased to sing and began
to execute a grotesque dance, still
whistling the refrain of his song. "It
has grown so dark that I can't see to
give you jour cues," and she held up
some tattored manuscript as she spoke.
"No, Babsle; that will do for to-night.
Don't try your eyes. Shall we have our
usual chat In the dark, pet? There Is
no rehearsal to-night. Ugh how cold
It Is. Have we no coal or wood, dearie?"
"No, dad: but it Isn't very much cold
er without tire, because the silly suioKe
won't go up the chimney, somehow, so
IN A DILAPIDATED ARMCHAIR ONE WEE,
FKKTTY LASSIK WAS CUKI.ED UP.
I have to keep the window open when
we do have a Are."
"My poor little frozen baby," be said
sadly, taking her In his arms. "We will
find lodgings where the smoke does exit
the proper way after boxing night'
"Dad," she said, as she nestled close
up to him in thelirmcJialr, shall we
have p Chris tgii
p?" be in
to a live-
Is pocket was quite emfi
he ran down tho stalrsxa little
'oescame clattering alter him, and a
ucy, smiling face peeped overthe bai
"That's for luck, dad," she called out,
Ho noticed the little shoo had a hole
right through tho sole, and he sighed,
When he reached the theater he
found only a few shivering nobodies
assembled on the stage. They all waited
for about two hours for the stars, who
had never Intended to nppear, and tljen
the stnge manager dismissed them.
Halllday met his manager as he turned
out of the stage door with tho Intention
of strolling about the streets until even
"Hallo!" said that Individual, genial
ly. "Hope all tho plum pudding you had
yesterday won't airect your top notes.
I think your song will fetch 'em up-
ntalru There's money In It "
Halllday uttered an exclamation, and,
stooping down, picked up a quarter.
"There, what did I tell you?" laughed
the manager, ns ho slapped him on tho
back and went on his way.
' Halllday hugged the little coin in bis
palm, It meant so very much. It meant
a little Christmas for Babsle, and It had
entirely changed his plans for tho day.
Ho hurried homeward with a lighter
heart than he had carried for months,
only stopping at a costor's barrow on
lils'wny to Invest some of his treasure
In rosy-cheeked apples.
no sprang lightly up tho stairs to his
home, calling "Babslel" as he ran, bo
i -il.l..l T-Tli5 an .hi if ,ToH71'rT'"
anxious was he to see her astonishment
and delight. But no answer came; no
patter of little feet, tho urcary room
was empty. Ho sat down chilled ami
uneasy, and tho apples rolled unheeded llIg gulf-possession, and he sang the re
to the lloor. malnder of his ditty with such Joyous
But one hour two hours threo
hours passed, and still no Babsle. The
foe was growing denser anu uenser.
The anxious father paced up and down
the little room. At every footfall ou the
stairs ho rushed out and called her
The callboy at the Begal Theater was
calling out "Overture and beginners
as he made his way along the passages
when a man rushed past him and disap
peared Into ono of the dressing-rooms
It was Nigel Halllday. white and trem
bling, and with huge beads of persplra-
tlou ou his brow
"He'll never be on!" said the perform
ers In chorus. But he was at the side,
dressed and made up, fully live minutes
before his first entrance. The other
performers were looking at him curl
ously, for his face was twitching and
ho suoko to no one. "Nervousness or
drunkenness," they all agreed.
There was a ripple of laughter as he
made his first entrance. It ncted like
an electric shock upon him. He knew
what was expected of him, and he
worked desperately. "He'll do," said
the anxious manager, sagely, ns he
watched his grotesque exit and listened
to the applause that followed It
As soon ns Halllday was off the stage
after the fourth scene he caught the as
sistant manager by the arm
"I'm not on until the palace scene."
ho said, eagerly. "How long Is my
"Oh, about an hour to-night," was the
Halllday rushed down the passage to
his dressing room, removing his kingly
robes as he ran
"What the deuce are you doing?' cried
one of the men, as he watched him
struggling Into his overcoat. "Are you
drunk to-night, or what?"
"Don't stop me!" panted Halllday,
"Hands off, I say! It's my long wait
I'll be back In time. My child Is lost-
missing since morning. I'm crazy with
anxiety; she's my only one,
Through the streets he ran, threading
. . . f. trnfflfl ,,,,,,., nf the
shouts of drivers. The fog had cleared
away, and thought was starry.
"Babsle! BnrafcJ ' he panted, as lie
fee! Babsle!" as iie
vaulted up tho
home. All was
room. He stood.
ne moment and
threw up his hap
anu tuen ne na
back to tho thea
Just hiE w?v :
ce In tho palace
ifande his way
my word Pll
over taken to
WAS BEING CLABPKD IK IIER FATHER'S
Faith Hospital. Don't know who she
belongs to. Died unconscious," Qra
haine replied hastily.
"Thank you," was all tho wretcfied
maq said as ho staggered past them
onto the stage.
A child In the gallery laughed, glee
fully at his grotesque entrance. It
sounded just like Babsie's laugh. Bab
sle now, perhaps, lying a little mangled
corpse In the Faith Hospital. Why was
ho there, he asked himself, if his dar-
ling lay dead? What did he caro for
But Babsle had been so fond of his
"drinking song." Sho bad looked for
ward to hearing him sing It Ho would
sine It for her sake.
Then his voice began to falter ho
swayed slightly, "no's breaking
down," was. tho tcrrMed whisper.
"Won't some one step In to nil tnu
And some ono did. HIght from mo
very bncu or tuo gauery it uiuuu u
child's voice that caught up the refrain
just as the wretched singer was about
to rush from the stage, ami tne aston
ished artists, looking ui to tho "gods.
beheld the singer, a little girl, perched
upon tho shoulders of a stalwart coster.
it was Babs e Babsle alive ami wen.
By tll0 tj,no tM0 nuie girl had got
through the chorus and the gallery had
8nown their appreciation iy applause
wlilatltnir. llnlllday had regaineu
vl0.. tunt i,0 carried his audience
nionir. ,,. the Infection of gayety from
nli tno smiling faces on the stage mnuu
lts.lf foit nii over the house.
"That kid In the gallery Is an old
,m,sje.iinll dodge," said one petite to
..Yeg, but this was Jolly well worked.
I thought the chap had really broken
down," replied his friend.
Behind the scenes the "kid In the gal
lery" was being clasped in ner miner s
arms amid a group of sympathetic peo
ple In motley attire.
Babsie's story was soon toiu. mie
had been offered a quarter by a neigh
bor to mind her babies while she went
i 11.1 ..
out. The temptation to see nor mm
norform had been too strong, and the
little girl, with her precious coin In her
hand, had patiently waited outside the
gallery door for many hours. As she
bad not expected her father Home an
day she had not been in the least un
easy. Then Mnnnger Vaughan and Stnge
Manager Grahame claimed her atten
tion, and tho former slipped a brand
new dollar bill Into her hand.
"It's what I owe you for that unre
hearsed effect." he said, laughlug.-
FORTUNES IN TOYS.
Wenlth "WaltlnK for the Man Who Can
Invent n Popular Puzzle.
The chief penny toy now most In de
mand Is something of a meehan.cal
kind, either in the shape of a woik.ng
model or puzz'.e. The old kind of toy,
with no movement, but which simply
was made to be looked at, Is of no uso
to-day. Of the most popular penny
toys, during the last half century, more
than one dealer gave me full part.cu
lars. About 1802 or so there was a
tremendous run on penny watches with
Imitation go d chains! And the man
ager of a famous firm told me how cu-
rloiisly this tamo about. It was all
due to a woman who stood near the
Mansion house. It seems. This hawker
' .. . . .....
colored a piece or turn uoaru wun oiacu
velvet, and, cutting out noies ror me
penny, watcnes, piaceu mc umw
UiefaiT with the "gold" chains twistcu
i aiiruciivuiy rauuu, "" .!.
. I ... . . . 1 flM.,,., ol.n .nllri1
ont loudly: "A lovely watch aud chain
for a penny!" People began to buy
rapidly, and time after time that day
she replenished her stock aud soiu out
again. Other hawkers learned or it,
and within three days this penny watch
had become quite a rage all over Eng
land. The toy firms were simply "mob
bed" for It by the hawkers. Ono linn
months; and the mnker, a Frenchman
In Paris, had to put down new machin
ery and keep his factory going night
and day for four months to supply tho
There Is a fortune now waiting for
nnn rclm fnn invnnt n. nitzzlo thnt
will take the place which the "fifteen
mju mu .
puzzle" once had, or the famous "pigs
in clover." I was Informed, on the very
highest authority, that more than one
regular street seller of toys could bo
pointed out to me who had often made
over 20 a week; and that 10 weekly
was by no means unusual for many of
them to make during a good run of a
popular article. English Illustrated.
An Old Timer.
A crowd of young men were seated In
one of the steamboat olllces In the city
the other afternoon while an old steam
boat veteran regaled them with stories
about old times on tho Mississippi and
reminiscences of old-time citizens.
"Did you know old Bill Jones?" asked
one of the men, nfter tho captain had
finished relating how he inn a gantlet
of Indians with his boat 'way back In
" 'Member Bill Jones? Well, I guess
I did," replied tho captain. "Let's see
he died Just after the war. Ho was a
good old fellow, too. I knew his father
before ho wasmarrled to Bill's mother."
Ono of the boys thought the old man
was "doping," and, by way of tripping
him up on his dates, asked: "Cap, how
long have you been running on the
"Who. me? Why, I started on tho
Mississippi when It was uothln' but a
creek." Memphis Scimitar.
New French Pistol Hnbor.
A pistol saber Is a new form of weap
on now engaging tho nttentlon of the
French wnr department. It has a fire
arm In tho hilt, and when tho sword
meets Willi a ruHiaiinn huiiucu it re-
.... a, m u -
cedes and tho pistol Is discharged.
Tho sword weighs one-third more than
tho usual cavalry weapon, and when
tho pistol Is not londed the saber can
bo used In the ordinary way. Expert
ments show that tho bullot will go
through a breast plato.
HAPPENINGS OF 1099.
SUMMARY OF A YEAR'S
Wnr In lMilllpplno iHlnmls mid Houth
Africa, the Dreyfus Trial, Political
Dinicultlcs lu Samoa, Death uiid Do
Btructlon by Klic, Wind and I'lood.
Mnny causes have combined to mnko
the year 1800 n rutlier remarkable one.
Its opcnlne won Hlguullml by bimli. H
surrender o tho Inst vestige of her sov
ereignty In the western hcnilHphure, Its
progress brought forth the declaration of
war between Knglaud unci tho 'lruiisvu.il
Republic, and Its close leaves iueo
lions still engaged in a bloody eon oh , ,
that may result in Important political
chimera m South Africa. During the
year the lighting between tho nut vim
and United States troops in the 1 I mp-
i..iu ...w.timn.il nnil the war Is yet on.
Other events, aside from warfure, that
have occupied public attention to a great
er or less extent have been: Signing or
the treaty of peace with Spain; settle
ment of illllleultles In the bamoan isl
ands; trial, convictioa ami pardon of Uip
tain Alfred Dreyfus lu Kruure; numer
ous lur'ge fires that have destroyed many
ii...m ... i iirmiurtv: tornadoes that
caused disaster ami death at Kirksvllle,
Mo., lu April, anil at New Hleliiiiomi,
Wis., lu June; (several fatal shipwrecks;
deaths of prominent men, among thorn
i,.iiv l.'niiro nr France, (jiirret
A. llobart, Vice-President of the United
States, and Hubert U. iiigerson, ,
street car strike at Uleveianii mm """'
riots at I'nna mid Cartervllle, in.
A brief chronological transcript of the
year's events Is given below:
i.,i.. iivi.r.,iL'iitv over Culm
4 'lralti held up una rubucd ut .Macomb,
Mo Peace tuuiy with Spulu Introduced
lu the Seualo. . . , . .
l Fourloeu persons killcil and forty-eight
injured lu u collision ueur i-iuuchi-u, '
10 McCoy defeated by Sharkey In Ne
Vinlr Si.vi.n. Hiurin lu California.
13-Flre lit Meniniils. Tcnn., uentrojrii
wuolumile dry goous lioime of J. 8. Meukii
&. Co., mid cuusi'H WXi.OUO Iohh. ...Dentil o
I VlllL'1'I.Ml.lllllll liliiL' ir of Mulue.
H-lirlllsli bulk Auilcllua aliik at Tncoran
with her entire crew of ii.nciein well.
17 Death of John UuHaell ouub, librarian
1H Disastrous Oood at Cleveland, .(.ortnan
consul ut Apia, Samoa, ejected from au
iin.ini. Court llullclliii: by Ainerlcuu nud
urlllHli consuls. . . . . w
"(i-llMiili at Arthur. III., robbed of S3.O0O,
21 Kurthfinnke shakes Pclopounesun pen-
insula or ureece. .. ..nussucre ui of;'
tlcers by uatlves nt Ilalabuc, lu the I'hlllp
S5 One hundred thousand dollars damaKC
done by tire ut Johustown, l'o. .. .Adelluu
l'atll uuu liarou ccoersiroiu murneu m
d Kx-Attonicy (Jeneral A. H. Oarland
,ii a umiiiuiiiv in WiisMn!?Kin Court mar
tial Uuds Ueu. Chus. 1'. Kaguu guilty under
2t Cold wave over the West; 13 degrees
below xero ut Chicago.
BO Two hundred thousand dollar lumber
yard lire In Chicago.
1 Seven nersons nerlsb In snowillde In
llnei.rtt I'jium It. I.
2-$7lO,WW Are lu Columbus. Ohio, In which
many are Injured uuriiiiiK or me out-
lugnam mciitcr, i.ouisvine, ivy.
t XMM1 (Mill tiro nt I'lillttlleltlhla.
4 llatlle betweeu Filipinos aud Americans
at Manila Jlrs. Ilotklu receives lire sen
tence for murder. .. .James A. Sexton, Com-waudcr-lu-cblef
U. A. It., dies lu Washing
ton. 0 Last detachment of Spanish army leaves
Culm.... Death of Oen. Count vou Catirlvl,
former Chancellor Herman Kinplre. .. .I'eace
tn-iitv riiiltli.il liv Culled States Senate.
8-Muultobii Hotel at Winnipeg bums; loss
$41X1,000 Kleven business houses burn In
l'mlrle iln Chlen. Wis.
U Twenty-one degrees below xero at Chi
cago; coldest uay in iwcuiy-six yeurn.
xcisifKio lire In Front street. New York.
Five business houses at Ilerlugton, Kan.,
10 Kxploslon In Haxter 8tove Works,
MnnatW.lil. Oliln. cniiseH a Z1UO.O00 Ure,
Kelly lllock In Cleveland burns; loss J150,.
000. . . iUU.uoo lire in lorouiu, uui,
Ainnrlr-nn troonH ennture Culoocnn.
11 Troops under Oen. Miller take Hollo
....Engagement outside Manila, In which
Filipinos ure unveil uuck.
vi Twentv-four Italian miners and fami
lies perish in snowsllde at Sliver I'lume,
Colo McClurs's hook store In Chicago
' burns: loss SDUZOOO. .. .Seventeen Insane
I I. . , ..,,, , ,l...l, . Vimblnti M l
. V 111 V 1, , 1 11 1 .11 t. u 'll'Hi, 'i . . ...... u i. , ... .
Itenort of War Investigating Hoard
madu public In Washington. .. .Oreut tires
lo New York City and Albany. N. Y.
13 Dlgby, N. H., almost wiped out by fire
. ...Iillnzurcl In the Kast anil Mouth.
14- 00,000 tire in manufacturing dUtrlct
of Cincinnati. .. .liuming or manuiiiciurers'
warehouse In Chicago: loss ll.ooo.ooo.
15 Machluc shops In Iirooklyn navy yard
10 Death ot M. Felix Faure, President of
.18 Hmlle Loubet chosen President of
France. .. .It lots In Paris.
20-Flro causes 5O0,0O0 loss at Port Wash
22-Clty of Manila flrcd by Filipino.
1 Death of Lord Ilerschcll In Washing
ton. .. .Sagasta ministry resigns at Madrid.
3 ueorge Dewey muue uu Aumirui uy
4 Congress adjourns.
o Storm destroys life and property in
Kast Tennessee. .. .New ministry takes of,
flee at Madrid.... Terrillc powder explosion
at La Uoubran, France, kills sixty persons.
O-Itcv. T. DeWItt Talmage rlsfgns his
Washington pastorate. . . . Hattlo between
AmerlcnuH aud Canadians on Porcnnine
Iver H. C.
11 Uen. Maximo Gomez deposed from
jmmand by Cuban Assembly.
13-1'aslK cnDturod by American troons
n,l,.ru(n,MM,. r,,l,,l ,,, ,ir.l
....Herbert Putnam, of Hostou, appointed
iu wou suoois nine negroes at raimetto,
Ga.... Death of Kdltor Joseph Mctllll...l !
Five killed In street riot
Ark.. ..Election riot in St
death of two men.... It. V. Ilutchlusou,
wheat operator, uics at Lake ueneva, wis,
17 Peace treaty signed by tho Uueen He,
cent of Spain. .. .Windsor Hotel burns lu
New York, with great loss or. life.
18 Fatal riot lu Havana.
20 Mrs. Martha i'lacv electrocuted at
21-24 Haco war In Little Hirer County,
atk., wnero uiuny iiegroi-B are lyncucu.
23-Mallctoa Tanus crowned Klnit of Ha.
25-Openlng of ship canal at Port Arthur,
27 burning of Armour's felt works in Chi
1 'Ml A ,n.(.an anil Itrttlah ivn.ahln. h.m.
bard native towns In Samoa.... Sinking of
, HiB ntenmer Howena Leo In tho MIsulHiilnnl
i ueiow i;arutncrsviiie, aio.
7t ::.t.. .r
30 One hundred and twenty Urea lost by
shipwreck of passenger steamer Stella In the
31 Fall of Mulolo $500,000 Are In San
7 Kleven lives lost In burning ot Wallace
Andrews rcsiuencc in jsew Yom.
O-Dcath of Justice S. J. Field, retired.
Seventeen lives lost by brcuklng of an Ice
gorgo on Tcllowstono Hirer at aicnaiTfLl
1 0-Hoven ucrsoim kiucu in not at l'nnn.l
IlllnolH. ..... i
iiitoIiiiiico of iicaco trrntlon wild n.,i..fl
CIIUH io "!"', ,!"",:,'tK tusicr ma.
rhi sunk off Tripoli with loss of forty iivo1
M Twenty-lhroo Crow Indians drowncill
I,. nmla npiir Hherlilan. Wvo.
15-(lreat lire lu Cluveluiid; loss nlmoHtl
$1,000,000. . ,, , . I
lH-rlnliliiB schooner Kllxn loRt off Nan-1
tlll'Kcl, Willi eleven m im uw,
nols. ... Thirty persons ilrowneil In wreck tl
Vlv IOIII II 111 L'A-lfUY. IV. U. Ut'nWT II I llll.
UrlllHli Hllip l.ocu oiuy uii ikiuiKiiriHi iKlniiil.J
Dawson City, Alaskn, uliuost wlmiil
mil liv (In.. 1
or'r,,ri.,i,1r nt IClrkitvltto ntul Nntvin I
Mo. nml in Hnldler 111 vor valley. I
Hoores killed and Injured.
'.K nartliiiiiitltc Hhuki'M Houtlicrn llllimiil
nud Inillnnn mm Nortiiern iveiuucuy la.!
tal mliif riots nt wariiiier, iiiuuo.
1 npstmetlvu fore-t II res lu Houth llitinii I
..I... ...i,l I .tli.riiilfi afl
a Hi's iL-nai on or iiuiinn cniiinui.
4 opening or uio reserviiiion in i-omrmln.
iii,-lvi. killed bv tornado In Chlcknsn
Hon, O. T Death of Mrs. W. C. Wlinin.y.1
7 liepori oi niiu ui iiniiiry Kiveal
8 IlusHcU A Co.'h thresher works nt Mn
.iiimi niitii. buriieil: loss $MX).0O0.
! iieiiin or ex-uiiv. it. i . e iiwit nr N'nn
York. ...Twenty-live iersons killed In nil 1.9
way collision at lixeier, i n.
IS Denth of l'"rnnelsiiio Hnrrey, nolp.tl
Kreiich critic. ... Hint nt I'rlncelim lietweiuj
tiiilentH and I'awnei' Hill's Wild West I
111 Cyclone in iinio nun .iiiciiikimi. j
171 iiHili yeui siniiiK""!" in nun miuro.a
I' i tanen ny iini'ii,
'JO ABUlnalilo nenus envoys to sue fori
penee. .... 1
Ul American liner I'nrls kops ashore on
the MiiiiiieleH, oit coriiwini, i.oKiunii.
linmiiii crain snuveiers siriso eniii
.. .Tornnilo In Kra th Comity, 'lexas.
il Death of Don Citillln Casteliir, Hpnn
I, Mifiii.Miiiiiii (irent lire at St Juim
N. 11., which reiiilereil 1,000 persons hoiiil
. ..Dcaili or noun noiiiieur, v reiicai
;yTornailo dcvnslntf pnrls of Smith pj.
kntn. town mill Nebraska noi-en ihtkoiu'
killed in train wreck nenr Waterloo, low
n-Itnllwav wreck at Crandvlew, Mo. ...I
JelTrles iWfents Klixsluimous ut Coney U.
mid. New York. 1
12 .New lUCIiniono, in., niicu out uy
tornado, ir0 persons bring killed Dupuj!
ministry resigns at Purls. I
13 lleriuiili, .eu., iienir'iyi-u y ni.irui. i
10 Thirteen persons drowned In steam.!
limit iiccldetit near Stettin. Uermuoy ..I
Tivr ve lulnerH killed ny mine explosion ill
Oliice Iluy, C. II. , !
j ' new l' rcncii cuinnri ininn u m i -in,,
-t-lli.ntli nf II. It. t'lntlt.
hi N'Iuh lives lost lu wreck of steamer!
Mnn.iin.l Olwlll In Ijike Krlp.
no-DrovfiiH lands In Frunco Walkout I
at llomesteail mills, riiisourg.
23 Disastrous noons in lexas.
n-tinnth nf Illshoti J. I'. Newman.
ii..nih nf Hubert Homier. .. .Urdrr ts-1
sued for enlistment of ten regiments for tbii
'-'rliVie.i't li' of Oeorite W. Julian, Indian i
ntitlslavpry leader I.ludell Hotel, uo-
coin. Neb., burns.
10 ntreel car siriBe muinutuitu ,u n.v
Ivn N v.
H)-Iteslgiiatlon of It. A. Alger, Secretary!
of War. .
5- Mtltiu Hoot named ns Secretary of War I
1 l,.nlh nT llnliprt I.. lOffPTSOIl.
...Telegraph messengers strike at uncia-l
"nil. . . . . . I
tl nli.i-ntnr lit I'BMl Toledo. UhlO.
i?tii nmnm inns or nurnine nt v... n. i
aO Assasslnntlon of President L'lyauil
Heureatix of Sail Domingo. I
27 Death of A. I.. I.uetgeri in jonci, nu,i
ao i upper i.uite, i., "i -
1-KIIhu Hoot, of Now York, sworn In ail
Secretary of War.
ecreiurv ui ,iui. . ,i
O-Thlrty-llvf klllel and twelve Injured In I
trolley car acclden' near Hrldgcport, lono.l
....Collapse of a erry slip ot llnr Hartwr.i
Me., kills twenty persons una injures mm i
kills iweuiy persons uuu m("t" -v...
-Dreyfus trial begins at Hennes, France.!
1-M. Lnborl, couusel for Cap,t. Dreyfus.1
hnt nt Itt.flllf.M.
21 Huslness nortlou of Victor, Colo., ae-j
,ui s. ....... .i, , n t'nrtm
-a 1 I. f 1
"'V. - t. ll.n.Ml
2 CUIcago coliseum iraiiwu
killing nine men and injuring as lunuy v.v.j
KRitremelv hot weather In Cblj
. i. ........... r.ttiiitora UH decrees. 1
.1111 UII,,L ,, . ......... - - -. W
O-Flfty persons injureu iu n ni
It. tc O. Hallway ut CouneJIsvllle. 1 a. t
P-Capt. Alfred ureyrus coiivii.hu ,
nen. France. ,...,,.,
VZU' U or i;orneuon iuunii
13 Tff.ut conference begins In tmcai
UtllllL'l ... ? " . li
negroes killed In coal mine i rl
e, Til. .. .Death of Chas. A. I'lHi
. . t,l......n....lli.
10 capt. ureyius rarauireu. .
2l-Flre In Chicago stockyards; tosa
3W.000. ,h Olrm-
M Aumirai vewvj nm,...,-, - -P'-
"!? ,!.?i,.wy.0,r.h ...... Vork.
.in-st.onc 000 lire In Hlg Four depot na
warehouse at Cincinnati.
7-.FaV'. festlviil.ln Chlcngo.
tf. i,.iin in Smith Africa. ...nor
mal declnrutlon of wnr made by ; 'I0"':. tnJ
i...,- ii.r.imiiiiit nerHons killed by t"
quake In Cerntn, Molucca Island'- ,,..,1
H iitrnlnmbla w ui Urst ruce for America
CUlP7-Columbla wins second rce Hhanirock
being disabled by breaking of topuiaii .
20-Coliimbla wins third race. . in" ue"
feated.at Olencoe. ,,.,iairte.
21 KngllHU uereni iiourn -
23- Hattlo nt Olencoe, South Africa.
24- lloers repulsed lit I.Jy'n
2U-Deiith of Ucn. luy . eu' vtish
27-Dcnth of Florence Marryat, Enginn
"ao-llrltlsh badly defeated l ""i
battle nt Ladysmlth. v 1'0'B0nntllrV, iort.1
North Hlver, New York, nnd ten lues ,
P'.FfflLKVi'n "goes' .uor. offl
7T,Cr,,lH,eL nf Turon . '
nor t wb" wast Luxon. A
O-Adm ral Dt-wey anu ai-' , , ucglni
wedded in wiisningiou. ..
"l'ur!!!c.nL!!f rUffi.kllled in b.ttl
. l?-M.nJ1r J.olin A" 1 k L .
In. Plilllppines. .,, Oarret A
21 DCUin OI VIVO
n,0',arIh,,, ,ift ltoers iu haro battle at
SI-Hrltlah defeat lioers iu a
""' , :.., t nnnrire R. Dav s, or yul"Pv'
Z)ea. AJ ScJewn,iir Fair of WW- I
"Ueath o fcharlc. Coghhin, t- ,
on banks of Modrter H vor. housetl
20 lllock of Philadelphia busmi" j
burned! loss T3,UOO,oou.
4-Flfty-alxth Congrcsa open". Nebra,ka.i
n-Death of Senator UnyW'Lr burned!
O-DIck Coleman, negro u... - j
t the stako at Mnysvllle, Kjr. t storm.
n ii.iii.ii mint decisive oeiesv ,,j
..." '" !i.urt.iwo miners kill??. f. I
ir.inn in mine nt Carbouauo, i'- .
v iti rltUh auffer great Iob j
ment wltli noer "fted by
14 Gen. Uu er badly dcri'" '
r?i"u nadiy vdcfc.iea bf uo I
.AL, . 11 . wnrshln Olymi".?' . hnusl
lcJ!:,uXi...-.0 i.lll nnned'M '""11 Ttrpetl
I i i.uri.-ii.j ..... .v-rr" nn wan a
..JSS.SSJSSSt o'n Wall
causes two big . m killed befor.
10 Gen. Henry W. Laww
San Mateo, i: t. . .
,n tho San Francisco 'gZ
aneso children nro f'fa a
tho school rolls, but tto cim