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C rop -B o un il
for The Term of His Natural Life
M A R C U S
L H A P T E R X X V .—(Continued.)
jell North End House!” cried pour
|>Vade. In bewilderment. "W hv, the
ngs by Grinling Gibbon« are the
in the world.”
.11 can't help that."
fh rd . “ I want cash, and cash I must
, * * [”
I f f|ken what do you propose doing.
C L A R K B
She interrupted him.
“ Maurice. I
wiah you would not uae such language.
You know I dislike it.”
coldly and sadly, as one who knows that
remonstrance is vain, and Is yet con
strained to remonstrate.
“ Oh, dear! My Lady Proper! How
refined we are getting!”
“ There, I did not mean to annoy you.”
said she. wearily. “ Don’t let us quarrel,
Jo bjjy my mother's life interest as for goodness’ sake.”
realize upon the property, sud
The insubordination of which Rufus
Da wes had been guilty was insignificant.
Jjl,” said M r. Richard.
Bon amaze me. Richard. You con- It was the custom of the newly fledged
;!d me. O f course you can do as you constables of Captain Frere to enter the
j!ie. But so sudden a determination, wards at night, armed with cutlasses,
it old house— scattered— vases— coins tramping about, and making a great
[jbturea— I— really— W ell, it is your noise. The men In Dawes’ gang were
.erty, of course— and— and— and I often searched more than once in a
night, searched going to work, searched
[ « you a very good morning!”
f knock at the door made Richard at meals, searched going to prayers,
“ Come in! What's that? I.rt searched coming out, and thia iu the
f'? Give them to me. H e began to roughest manner.
his correspondence before his »er
Now, Kufus Dawes, holding aloof, as
was his custom, from the majority of his
Yhen did this come?” asked Mr. companions, had made oue friend— if so
ard, holding out a letter more than mindless and battered an old wreck
could be called a friend— Blind Mooney.
lly disfigured with stampings.
One of the many ways in which Kufus
JLars night, sir. It's bin to 'Amstead,
as, | and
suu come down directed with the Dawes had obtained the affection of the
B iers.” The angry glare of the black old blind man was the gift of such frag
m induced him
hli to add, “ I 'ope there's ments of tobacco as he had himself from
time to time secured. Troke knew this;
im ing wrong, sir?”
idiot!” burst out Mr. and on the evening in question hit upon
Ihard, white with rage, “ except that an excellent plan.
iuld have had this instantly. Can’t noiselessly into the boat shed, where the
see it's marked urgent? Can you gang alept, he crept close to the sleeping
? Can you spell? There, that will Dawes, and counterfeiting Mooney's
mumbling utterance, asked for “ some to
No lies. Get out!”
Kufua Dawes was but half
ft to himself again, Mr. Richard bacco.”
Iked hurriedly up and down the awake, and Troke felt something put
mber, wiped his forehead and Anally into his hand. He grasped Dawes' arm,
a down and re-read the letter.
It and struck a light. He had got his man
this time. Dawes had conveyed to his
s short, but terribly to the purpose:
fancied friend a piece of tobacco almost
“ The George Hotel, Plymouth.
M y Dear Jack— I have found you as big as the top joiut of his little fin
you see. Never mind Just how at ger.
One can understand the feelings of a
lent. I know all about your proceed-
and unless Mr. Richard Devine man entrapped by such base means.
1 yfeives his w ife with due propriety, Kufus Dawes no sooner saw the hated
th E rll find himself in the custody of the face of Warder Troke peering over his
Irellce. Telegraph, dear, to Mrs. Rich- hammock than he sprang out, and, ex
Devine at above address. Yours as erting to the utmost his powerful mus
cles, knocked Mr. Troke fairly off his
S A R A H .”
Phe blow was unexpected and severe, legs into the arms of the incoming con
was hard, in the very high tide and stables. A desperate struggle took place,
¿ah of assured success, to be thus at the end of which the convict, over
eked back Into the old bondage. De- powered by numbers, was borne sense
Bite the affectionate tone of the letter, less to the cells, gagged and chained
'•¿j knew the woman with whom he had to the ring bolt on the bare flags. While
i, deal. For some furious minutes he In this condition he was savagely beaten
t motionless, gazing at the letter. He by five or six constables. T o this maim
>■ ar^J d not «peak— men seldom do under ed and manacled rebel was the com
l llfr iflic h circumstances— but his
thoughts mandant ushered by Troke the next
'¿sn In this fashion: “ Here is this wom- morning.
“ H a! ha! my man,” said the com
' Jlp again! Just as I was congratulat-
:a (J ig myself on my freedom.
H ow did mandant. “ Here you are again, you see.
ft is discover me? Small use asking that. H ow do you like thia sort of thing?”
Dawes, glaring, makes no answer.
Chat shall I do? I can do nothing. It
“ You shall have fifty lashas, my man,”
de-'.l i absurd to run away, for I shall be
Besides, I've no money.
My said Frere. “ W e’ll see how you’ll feel
fl'cco u n t Is overdrawn
The fifty were duly administered, and
I f I bolt at all. I must bolt
jfjJj'At once— within twenty-four hours. Rich the commandant called the next day.
" if Is I am, I don't suppose I could raise The rebel was still mute. Frere gave
m *|2.fiore than five thousand pounds In that him fifty more lashes, and sent him the
thij(.im e. These things take a day or two, next day to grind cayenne pepper. This
. i . a y forty-eight hours.
In forty-eight was a punishment more dreaded by the
lc G lo u r e I could raise twenty thousand convicts than any other. The pungent
On*®’»ounds, but forty-eight hours is too dust filled their eyes and lungs, causing
„ -*song. It ’s a bad job. However, she’s them the most excruciating torments.
P lo t Inclined to be gratuitously disagree For a man with a raw back the work
ing'jhble. H ow lucky I never married again! was one continued agony. Iu four days
„ l f j bad better make terms and trust to Kufus
A fte r nil. she's been a good blinded, broke down.
“ Captalu Frere, kill me at once!” he
ttlftbgfrlend to me.
Poor Sally!— I might
fjy v J ia v e rotted on Eaglehawk Neck, if it said.
h a dn 't been for her. She is not a bad
“ N q fear,” said the other, rejoiced at
"IQ n o rt.
Handsome woman, toq, I may this proof of his power. “ You’ve given
B a . J nake It up with her. I shall hare lo in; that’ s all I wanted. Troke, take him
” T vf.ae
» e l l off in d go away, after all. It might to the hospital.”
ant ¿be worse.
I dare say the property's
The next day Frere visited him. com
O n il
n u ll,II nil thousand
m i,unn mi
plimented him on his courage, and offer
TO W worth
J i 'Not bad for a start in America. And I ed to make him a constable. Dawes
must turned his scarred back to his torturer,
t may get rid of her yet. Yes. I mu
A telegraph form and resolutely declined to answer.
prt l >glve In. Smithers!
a f j . and a cab! Stay. Pack me a dressing
“ I am afraid you have made an enemy
' r bag;
. ___ t I .1 ahall
. & 11 have to go away for a day of the commandant,” said North the next
I evf l or so. I ’d better see her myself.”
day. “ Why not accept his offer?”
Dawes cast on him a glance of quiet
“ And betray my mates?
C H A P T E R X X V I.
Time rolled on, and some years after not one of that sort.”
kw I the escape of Rex, the office of com-
North pityingly implored the stubborn
n inandant at Norfolk Island became va- mind to have mercy on the lacerated
J 3 , cant. It was offered to Maurice Frere, body, hut without effect. His own way
who, much against the wishes of his ward heart gave him the key to read
__w ife, accepted it. On hi« arrival he
the cipher of this man’s life. “ A noble
found Mr. North occupying the position nature ruined,” said he to himself.
o f chaplain there, having been trans “ What is the secret of his history?”
ferred from Port Arthur some time pre
One day this bond was drawn so close
vloualy. H e found also Itufua Dawes, as to tug at both their heart strings.
who had been sent there by the authori The chaplain had a flower in his coat.
ties as a last resource.
Dawes eyed it with hungry looks, and.
Though the house of the commandant as the clergyman was about to quit the
was comfortable and well furnished, and room, said, “ Mr. North, will you give
though, of necessity, all that was most me that rosebud?” North paused irres
hideous In the "discipline” of the place olutely. and. finally, as if after a strug
was hidden, the loathing with which Syl gle with himself, took it carefully from
via had approaheed the last and most hla button hole and placed It in the pris
dreaded abiding place of the elaborate oner’« brown, acarred hand. In another
[ convict system, under which it had been instant, Dawea believing himself alone,
pressed the gift to his lips. North turn
her misfortune to live, had not decrees
ed. The sights and sounds of pain and ed abruptly, and the eyes of the pair
punishment surrounded her. She could met. Dawes flushed crimson, but North
not look out of her windows without a turned white as death
but each was drawn closer to the other,
” 1 wish, Maurice, we h jfl never come since both had kisaed the rosebud pluek-
here,” «he «aid, piteously
"These un ed by Sylvia's fingers.
Sine« the “ tobacco trick." Mooney and
happy men will do you some frightful
Dawes had been placed In the new
Injury one of these day«."
“ S t u ffr said her husband. "They've prlaon, together with a man named
not the courage. I'd take the best man Bland, who had already twice failed to
among them, and dare him to touch me kill himself.
When old Mooney la
Jenkins, I say!”
The convict servant mented his hard case. Bland proposed
"W h ere is the charge book? that the three should put in practice a
I'v e told you always to have it ready scheme in which two at least must suc
for roe. W h y don't yon do as you are ceed. The scheme was a desperate one.
told? G ive me the book.”
Taking It and attempted only in the last extrem
and running hla finger clown the leave's, ity. It was the custom of the “ ring,”
he commented on the list of offenses to however, to swear each of its memtiers
which he would be called upon in the to carry out to the best of his ability
this last Invention of the convict disci
morning to mete out Judgment.
fast plined mind, should two other members
enough— W e must enliven Mr. Byrne. crave hia assistance.
The scheme waa simplicity Itself. That
Thomas Twist, haxing a pipe and strik
Ing a light. W. Barnea, not In place at evening, when the cell door waa secure
muster; aaya he was ‘ washing h im self— ly locked, and the ahaence of a visiting
I'll wash him! John Richards, missing jailer might he counted upon for an
muster and Insolence. John Gateby, in hoar at leaat. Bland produced a straw,
solence and Insubordination.
James and held it out to hia companion«.
Hopkins. Insolence. Rufus Dawes, gross Dawea took it. and tearing it into un
Insolence, refusing to work.
Ah ! we equal length«, handed tha fragments to
must look after you. You are a parson's Mooney.
"T h e longest i* the one." aaid tha
man. are you? I ’ll break your spirit
“ Come on, boys, and dip
my man, or I'll— Sylvia! Your friend blind man.
Dawes la doing credit to hia bringing in tha lucky bag.”
that lots were to he
drawn to determina to whom fortune
“ W hat do you mean?”
“ T h at villain and reprobate. Da was.” would grant freedom. The mao draw la
silence, and then Bland
looked at each other.
The prize had
been left in the bag.
nate old fellow— retained the longest
straw. Bland's hand shook as he com
pared notes with his companions. Thera
was a moment's pause, during which
the blank eye-balls of the blind man
fiercely searched the gloom, as if in that
awful moment they could penetrate it.
“ I hold the shortest,” said Dawes to
Bland. “ 'T is you that must do it.”
“ I ’m glad of that,” said Moouey.
Bland, seemingly terrified at the dan
ger which fate had decreed that he
should run, tore the fatal lot into frag
ments, and sat gnawing his knuckles
in excess o f abject terror.
stretched himself out upon his plank
bed. “ Come on, mate,” he said. Bland
extended a shaking hand, and caught
Rufus Dawes by the sleeve.
“ You have more nerve than I. You
“ No, no,” said Dawes, almost as pale
as his companion. “ I'v e ruu my chance
'Tw as your own proposal.”
The coward who, confident in his owq
luck, would seem to have fallen into the
pit he had dug for others, sat rocking
himself to and fro, holding his head in
“ I can’t do it!” he whispered, lifting
a white, wet face.
"W h a t are you waiting for?" said for
tunate Mooney. “ Come on; I'm ready.”
" I — I — thought you might like to— to
— pray a hit,” said Bland.
The notion seemed to sober the senses
o f the old man, exalted too fiercely by
his good fortune.
“ A y !” he said.
"P r a y !
And he knelt down, and,
shutting his blind eyes— 'twas as though
he was dazzled by some strong light—
unseen by his comrades, moved his lips
It was quite dark now in the cell; but
as Bland advanced his face was like a
white mask floating upon the darkness.
Dawes pressed his lucky comrade's hand,
and withdrew to the furthest corner.
When Troke came in the morning, he
saw what had occurred at a glance, and
hastened to remove the corpse of the
“ W e drew lots,” said Rufus Dawes,
pointing to Bland, who crouched in the
corner furthest fro.m his victim, “ aud it
fell upon him to do it- I'm the wit
•Th ey’ ll hang you all for that,” said
" I hope so,” said Rufus Dawes.
The scheme of escape hit upon by the
convict intellect was simply this; Three
men being together, lots were drawn to
determine who should be murdered, The
drawer of the longest straw was the
“ lucky” man.
H e was killed.
drawer of the next longest straw was
the murderer. H e was hanged. The
unlucky one was the witness. He had,
of course, an excellent chance of being
hanged also, but his doom was not so
certain, aud he therefore looked upon
himself as unfortunate.
I T . , lie oi»ntlnn*<1 »
No T rou b le.
The traveler stopped at the cabin and
asked fo r a drink o f water. W h ile the
old negro woman wus getting It he
looked round the little cabin. The walls
were covered with lithographs and pic
tures from magazines. The most con
spicuous objects were two large framed
portraits, one o f Mr. Bryan, th i other
o f President Roosevelt. The traveler
“ See here, aunty,” said he, when she
had returned, "th is Is funny— a Demo
crat on one side und a Republican on
‘W ell, sah. It's this w ay," she an
“ My man's a Democrat. lie
Jes' cahn't see nothing but what ain't
Republican, sah. He's kind ob crazy
about Democrats, snh—specially Mistah
“ Then I suppose the other picture la
"Y as, sah,” she said, smiling proud
ly. "T h a t Is mine, sah.”
"A n d don't you have any rows over
“ Well, no, salt, 'cept round about
'lection time. Then Jim, e f he gets
worked up. glnerally pulls down Mr.
Roosevelt, sah, and stomps on him, aud
busts him up, sah.”
"Then I suppose there is trouble?"
" M y ! No, sah. No trouble. There
ain't any use oh having trouble.
waits till de nex' molmlng, an' I takes
down Mr. Bryan and carries him into
town and pawns him, and takes de
money, sah, and buys n new Mr. Roose
velt and gives Jim the pawn ticket,
" M y ! No, I wouldn't linve no trou
lle lf.In K Him.
“ I wish," said the bashful suitor,
desperately, “ I wish— that Is, I would
like— I'd give a good deal to know—to
find out whether— wnether you could
care for me."
"W e ll," said the weary maiden. with
thinly veiled sarcasm. “ O f
there's only one person to go to r. » «le h
Information -you must go to New York
and consult a good clairvoyant."-—
Su in d e n t He* «on.
Hoogley— Yes. I'm mighty glad I
ain't got no children.
Pepprey— It's Just ns well.
Hoogley— Sure It Is.
l ’epprey— Yes. for In these days of
free education they wouldn't be able to
I esoal>o some knowledge o f grammar,
I and they'd be forever correcting you.—
' Philadelphia Press.
F o w ls.
Every farm er Is fam iliar with what
is called “ crop-bound” In fowls. 1 he
! crop becomes packed with food that
j has ceased to pass into the gizzard
| o f the bird.
I f the contents of the
crop consist o f grain ouly. the fow l
should be kept from food for some
days. In addition, the crop should he
manipulated with the hands. This w ill
tend to loosen the grain aud start Its
passage Into the gizzard.
Sometimes the condition Is caused by
feeding cut hay, dried a lfa lfa or clover,
which have packed at the point where
T h e F a rm la b o r Q u e s t !«»-
the food should pass out o f the crop.
Much is being «aid Just now about la One [Mjultry raiser in cases o f tills kind
bor on the farm. The farmers complain pours sweet oil down the tliront o f the
that labor is both scarce and inefficient, bird, and this loosens up the mass. In
while the farm hands grumble about bad cases he opens the crop by cut
poor pay aud long hours. As to the ting and removes the collected food,
matter o f wages, I believe the hired afterward sewing up the crop. He says
man is rig h t; while the farmer is often that this does appear to cause the bird
correct as to the poor quality of the much pain. A fte r this is done the bird
help to be had. The reasou for this is should tie fed only milk or other light
not far to seek. Other occupations have
food for some days.
offered greater inducements to the man
without capital, and the best men have
F o r W e l K h l n a I.a m b s .
left the farm and gone to them. There
Mr. John Spears, o f British Colum
Is, It must be confessed little Induce bia, sends to the Montreal Star a sketch
ment for a strong, willing, euergtlc o f a contrivance for weighing live
young man to work on a farm at $1- lambs. Farmers who have lambs to sell
or $15 per mouth and board. He can are In need of some such method of
usually do better elsewhere, and else ascertaining their w eight It consists
where he goes. This is true of all
grades of service; and not until the
farm can offer the man of muscle and
the man of brain as much for their
services as they can get elsewhere can
the farm hold them. Higher wages for
farm hands are, to my mind, inevita
ble ; and this means that many farmers
will have to learn how to better handle
their men. What Is needed is not cheap
labor, and lots of It, but good labor and
skillful management for I t While this
Is true o f the labor problem as a whole,
It Is equally true that the main ques
tion Is that o f individuality. A farmer
who treats his hired man as he would
wish to be treated If he were the wage
earner can usually get men, and the
laborer who looks after his employer’s
Interests as his own can always find
employment. You can no more leave
out the individuality In considering the
"servant question.” What Is In great
est demand Is mutual confidence and a
mutual desire to do the best that can o f an ordinary w h ea f sack, having two
be done. A difference in wages o f a suitable sticks attached to top and
dollar or two a month Is a small thing bottom. A stout piece o f rope is at
to the difference between a good man tached to the ends of each o f these
and a poor one, or between a good sticks. The whole forms a sling. By
place and a bad one.— E. E. Miller, In this method the lambs do not wriggle
and they can’t get out when once In,
and It Is very quick, humane and e f
P la n k - F r a m e B a rn .
The evolution of the plank-frame fective.
barn Is the natural result of the scar
city o f timber for building. A con
R e v i v i n g ; O ld F r a i l T r e e s .
siderable saving in lumber und ease of
A Maryland fruit grower has after
building is effected in the plank several years of experimenting discov
frame. Less time and fewer men are ered a way to revive old fru it trees
required in the erection, and there is and keep them In bearing condition
little or nothing sacrificed In strength long after their supposed stage o f use
since the excellent method of bracing fulness has passed. As the cause of
enables them to stand the pressure of decay In a tree Is its inability to carry
hay and grain within or strong winds the sap to all of its branches, heading
A solid frame foundation the tree lessens the area to be travers
ed, the amount o f top to be removed,
varying according to the farmer's judg
ment. Bone-dust and ashes must then
be administered as a fertilizer, the me
ter in the autumn and the other in the
spring. This treatment w ill revive old
trees, the cutting off the branches, tend
ing to increase the number of fruit
buds formed, and the ashes and bone-
tending to stimulate the tree
G a rd en .
No farmer can afford to do without
a good garden. It is not to be expected
P L A N K -F R A M E BARN.
that every one will be a fancy gar
may be used or the entire structure dener, but every one should give suffi
may be of plank. A good, firmly built cient attention to the subject so as to
stone and cement foundation is advis produce all staple vegetables earlier
able. W ith this to rest the plank upon than can be produced In the field. It
the frame is raised.
is not only essential to the health and
No sills are used and the upright proper enjoyment o f the family, hut
studs take the place o f posts. Tw o for it is actually a matter of profit Could
each post are set on the foundation on your whole farm be made as smooth,
each side. Between these the eross- dry, rich and as well cultivated as a
plank is placed and spiked so that It good garden, the Increased product
w ill extend the width o f the barn and would pay a large per cent o f profit
tie the two sides together. The scant upon the outlay'. In the garden, or in
lings on each side o f the barn floor, a separate compartment, may be culti
forming center posts, are then raised vated strawberries, raspberries, black
and spiked In place. Upon the outside berries, currants, grapes and d w arf
o f each upright is spiked a plank of pears. They can all be lmd at a very
the same size as and parallel with the small cost of money or labor, and will
first cross plank. This gives three 2x8 add Immensely to the enjoyment of
inches for cross sills through the cen the household.
ter o f the barn, each Joint or bard be
ing fixed In this way. End Joints, using
T a rr e d P a p e r In ju r e . T re e s .
In a newly set orchard the trees
boards instead o f plank on outside, give
the bedwork o f the barn. A t the sides, were wrapped with tarred building pa
between uprights in place o f sill, a per as a protection ngainst the rabbits.
plank is firmly spiked; this bolds the The paper was not removed early in
uprights firmly in place and prevents the spring, and as the hot weather
working sideways while the thorough came on the tar melted and adhered to
ly spiked cross planks prevent all move the bark and destroyed the live bark
ment In other directions. Throughout and cambium layer wherever It came
In contact. As a result, many of the
trees were entirely killed. However, a
good grade o f coal tar is very efficient
In preventing decay of exposed wood In
recently trimmed trees.
C o lla r
S a d d le
G a lls .
Galls on horses are due to several
causes, but frequently to saddles and
harness that press unevenly on the
. body. The collar should fit the horse
perfectly, and It cannot be too good. A
loose girth to a saddle may allow it*to
shift. When a gall is noticed there Is
something wrong with the saddle or
harness, and no remedy will be avail
able until the cause o f the gall is re
(BOSS-SECTION SH O W IN G BRACING,
moved. An examination o f the harness
there should be no sparing o f spike should be made whenever the horse is
nalla, at these are an essential feature brought up from work at night, and it
should be kept in good condition or the
to ««cure aolldlty.
horse w ill suffer.
T w o q n m llitn i.
" I 'v e got something Important to do,”
said the practical young man. “ and I
Just don't know bow to go about I t I ’d
like you to help me."
“ Yes?” replied Miss Pechls. "W h at
Is It you pnqsise to do?"
'T h a t ’s not the question. It's ‘what
W o rm y P in n a.
Is It you do to p r o p o s e ? 'P h i l a d e l
The plums that have been stung by
Bean P o le «.
the curcullo, and tha wormy fruit of
As soon at the lima beans start np
Cats can swim if they only care to the early rummer, should he picked off. the pole, be sure to tie them up with
exert themselves sufficiently. The an- I t Isn't much trouble, and It doesn't cost raffia. I f you are trying to use iM t
j cient Egyptians used to fish with them any more to do It now than later. The year's white birch pole», you are going
i on the Nile, serordlng to the repre fru it that brings high prices will grow to hare them rot off and fall down and
sentations on walla, and so forth, that much larger I f these parasites are re cauee no end o f trouble. There la noth
, have come down to ua.
ing better than cedar bean do lea.
1312— P iers Gaveston, favorite of Ed
ward II., executed.
1381 — W a t T y le r
seized the Tow er.
1429— T alb ot defeated by Joan of Arc
at battle o f P atay, France.
1487— B a ttle o f Stoke; last great battle
on English soil.
1033— Coronation o f Charles I. in So«,
1045— F in al defeat o f Charles the Firat,
at Naseby, by Cromwell.
1662— S ir H enry Vane, once Governor
o f Massachusetts, beheaded in Tower
o f London.
1771— L a fa y e tte arrived in America.
1775— T itle
"T w e lv e
C olon ies" adopted.
Canada evacuated by Americans.
1777— N ation al flag, thirteen stars and
stripes, adopted by American Con
1794— B a ttle o f Ghent.
1797— Mission o f San Jose, Cal., found
treaty with Creek
1S12— T h e United States declared war
against G reat Britain.
1815— B a ttle o f
1819— Assent o f Massachusetts to the
separation o f Maine.
1830— Eruption o f M t. Aetna.
1836— Arkansas admitted to the Union.
1838— Ship Pulaski lost on North Caro
lina c o a st; 100 lives last.
1846— T rea ty o f Washington for settle
ment o f the Oregon boundary.
1850— T hird great fire in San Francisco.
1854— M errim ac launched
town navy yard.
at Philadelphia nominated Fremont
1858— Steamboat Pennsylvania burned
on the M ississip pi; 100 lives lost.
1802— Slavery prohibited in the terri
tories by act o f Congress.
1863— W est V irgin ia admitted as a Stats
into the Union.
1804— Alabam a sunk by the Kearsarjo
off C h erbou rg.. . .Grant repulsed it
battle o f Petersburg, Va.......Confed
erates captured Winchester, Va....
H unter repulsed by Confederates it
1867— F u gitiv e slave law repealed in the
H o u s e .. . . Execution
M axim ilian at Queretaro.
1871— Trium phal
entry of victorious
Germans into Berlin.
1872— Expulsion o f Jesuits by German
1874— Compromise currency bill defeat«)
in the United States Senate.
1877— N ez Perces Indian war brake out
1886— C ity o f Vancouver, B. C., near!?
destroyed by f ir e . . . .King Ludwig of
B a va ria committed suicide.
1S87— Earthquake shock at Sumtnervilla
1891— John Most, anarchist, sentenced to
one year's imprisonment in V *
1894— Attem pted assassination of
m ier Crispi of It a ly . . . . Prenderpst,
assassin o f M ayor Carter llarrisou, |
hanged in Chicago.
B ritish government announced * I
protectorate for Uganda, Central At- J
1897— H aw aiian annexation treaty sif1' I
e d . .. . B o m b exploded near carriqt |
o f President Faure of France.
1898— President M cKinley signed « ' I
revenue b i l l . . . .Behring sea ***■"* I
1904— Gen. Bokrikoff, .governor
o f Finland. H U M
Slocum disaster in East river, *
Y o r k ; 1,000 lives lost.
1905— Prem ier Delyannis of Greece » » j
Ite v fn n e o f N ational Fore*«*
In a bulletin issued by the ft*** ^ |
vice it is asserted that the govenm« I
the largest lumber dealer in the « * ’ J
and that it apples to its mans.-af^J
the national forest reserves the sank I
of instructions which it rt-oomw
private lumbermen, thus illustrsu
fact that profit may go hand >n “ *• j J
scientific forestry. It appear* *
ing 1905 the total salej from cur ^
reserves were $273,659. Th\ ,‘ £ , J
fuel in South Dakota stand first
ing second and Utah third.
mated that the cost of adtnmis-
forest reserve Is less thsn ®B*'
1 per cent of Its value^_______ ,
Hnaae at Stmpll«c<l
Propaganda of the simphW
hoard it now issued ' r0,n
headquarters at No. 1
New York City. In “ A F «^ ■ »
plea la made for the removal» ,
cap«, go that English may
world’s language. It
common words spelled la *j , ^.1
ways, and the board aeeka to
Intelligent readers will *«<P
notify the board of
use the simpler form*, n0'1 ' —
receive its publications a*