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It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
HOOD IlIVER, OREGON, SATURDAY. MARCH 10,. 1894.
3f ood liver Slacier.
PUBLISHED KVKRT SATURDAY HORNING BY
The Glacier Publishing Company.
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' Grant Evans, Propr.
Second St. , near Oak.' . flood Rirer, Or.
Shaving and Ilair-cutting neatly done.
Governor Hughes of Arizona offers a
reward of $5,000 for the renegade Kid,
dead or alive.
The lumber output in the Pacific
Northwest during the past year has de
creased 700,000,000 feet.
Prescott, A. T.; hag had a shooting
scrape on the average of once a week
the past month, and the citizens are
manifesting considerable indignation.
San Jose Common Council refuses to
reorganize the Board of Health so that
it shall consist of regular physicians.
The board now consists of three Coun
. oilmen, the City Engineer and one
The Canadian Pacific has let a con
tract for building 250 miles of railroad
between Nelson, B. C, and a point near
Calgary. The proposed route is the
much-talked-of Crows' Nest Pass and
. The lack of schoolroom for children at
Los Angeles is complained of by the
citizens. In one small district over forty
children do not go to school at all. The
people whose children are crowded out
are ripe for revolt;
A big strike has been made in the
Mammoth mining district in Arizona.
.The surface croppings are over 100 feet
"wide, and the gold is so plentiful that
flakes of it can be seen numerously
throughout the samples. ,
A wonderfully rich gold find has been
made in the Colorado Desert, sixty miles
from San Bernardino and twenty miles
from Indio. Old miners think this dis
covery is where the Indians used to find
the gold they showed to the people in
V Exceedingly rich gold quarts has been
taken from the bottom of the must con
denser well at Healdsburg, Cal.,v which
had been broken in a blaBt. The well is
200 feet deep, and no water has yet been
obtained. The quartz will assay $200 to
the pound. The strike has caused much
excitement. The bore of the well pene
trates the gravel deposit along the Rus
sian river. . , v
Dr." Eugene F. West, who was con
victed at San Francisco of the murder
of Addie Giluiore, a Colusa milliner,
upon whom he had performed a criminal
operation, appeared in court the other
morning to have sentence passed upon
him. He was sentenced by Judge Wal
lace to twenty-five years in the State
prison. , A motion for a new trial was
denied. His attorney called attention
to numerous technical points, and asked
for a stay of proceedings, which was
The Supreme Court of Oregon has af
firmed the judgment of the lower court :
in the case of the State vs. Hansen, ap
pellant,, from Clatsop county. The ap
peal was on the ground of error being
made in admitting certain evidence ana
giving and refusal of certain instructions
by the court. On Wednesday, July 26
last, he murdered his wife, Caroline
Hansen, while she was engaged in pick
ing raspberries at their home in Clatsop
county. The deed was committed with
a stick about a yard in length, with a
knot on the end. The blow was upon
the head. It occurred about 4 p. m.
Hansen made a confession on the follow
ing Saturday to Sheriff H. A. Smith and
F, I. Dunbar.. His wife died almost
instantly, and after remaining by her
side for about an hour Hansen went to
a neighbor's place and told him what he
had , done. During the . evening he
burned the Btick in a stove in his home.
He was indicted and convicted of the
. crime of murder in the first degree. A
. motion for a new trial was overruled by
Judge T. A. McBride, and Hansen was
sentenced to be hanged. The defendant's
counsel contended that in the confession
made in the presence of the Sheriff every
thing shows that Hansen was insane,
and that the subsequent confession was
made after recovering from the effects of
liquor. Judge Moore, in the opinion,
says the statute requires the accused,
when insanity is pleaded as a defense,
to establish the fact beyond a reason
able doubt. It is not in the province of
court to question the policy of law or
say that the rule established in cases is
inhuman, or if the accused can offer suf
ficient evidence to raise to the minds of
jurors a reasonable doubt of his sanity,
then the State must establish this fact,
like all others, beyond reasonable doubt.
From facts and circumstances of the case
the jury were at liberty, and it was theirs
to say by their verdict -whether the
design to kill was formed and matured
in cold blood and not hastily upon oc
casion, - and . having so found under
proper instruction from the court, the
Judgment is affirmed. The opinion cov
ers fifteen pages of type-written copy.
THE MIDWINTER EXPOSITION.
California Midwinter Interna-)
tional Exposition Department V
of Publicity and Promotion. )
Weekly Circular Letter No. 10.
An incident occurred rn connection
with the Midwinter International Expo
sition a few days ago which furnished an
interesting commentary on its interna
tional character, and which established
in an unmistakable manner the fact that
this great fair follows, in many respects,
the lines laid down by its illustrious
predecessor on the shores of Lake Michi
gan, and that at the same time, it pos
fsses an individuality which will give it
a prominent place in . the future history
of the expositions of the world.
One of the most prominent concess
ional features of the exposition has been
the Wild Animal Arena' where Colonel
E. Daniel Boone has been giving per
formances with lions and other animals,
which is said by those ' who have seen
both to surpass the famous show given
by Hagenbeck on the Midway in Chi
cago. Boone had ' an assistant in this
work in the person of Carlo Thieman, a
brave, bold tamer of lions, who was
only less familiar and less foolhardy, if
one ' may nse that word, than Boone
himself, in his associations with these
big beasts. But, one night last week,
Thieman entered the den of the lions to
prepare them for their usual appearance
in the Arena, when suddenly the lights
went out. Parnell, the biggest of the
lions, fearful perhaps of some danger
which he could not see, made a savage
attack on the keeper. The other lions '
fell to with him and poor Thieman was
at their mercy in a moment. Boone, the
master of the beasts, forced his way into
the cage with a crowbar and beat the
angry lions back, but not until Thieman
bad sustained such injuries that his
death followed on the morrow. .
It was Thieman 's funeral that fur
nished the commentary at the opening
Of this letter. It was certainly a most
impressive scene. Poor Thieman . di(J
not have a relative in all this great
America, but his employer, Boone, was
his warm personal friend, and all who
worked with him admired his courage
and his personality. Thus it came about
that the funeral of the lion tamer was
so notable. ' It took place in the animal
Arena. A section of the great iron cage
which shuts off the performing space
from that reserved for visitors, had. been
removed, and through this opening the
coffin was carried. A bier had been
made of some of the material which is
used for the lions to do their acts upon,
and here laid the dead tamer in the
midst of a group of his associates, while
the solemn burial service was read by a
Every seat in the vast arena was occu
pied, and thore were hundreds who
wanted to get in but could not. On the
back row of seats, stretching almost
around the auditorium were Indians
from the Sioux exhibit. Each warrior
was in paint and feathers, but their
bows were unstrung, and all carried
themselves with the quiet dignity which
always marks an Indian when a cere
mony is being performed. Near to these
were the Indians from the banks of the
Yaqui river, and a delegation from the
Esquimau village. Half a dozen of the
Turkish dancers had come across the
South Drive to mingle with the crowd
at the funeral. A company of South
Sea Islanders were there, and a quartette
of native Hawaiian singers furnished
the musio for the occasion, singing in
their native tongue words set to old, fa
miliar hymns. A big Cossack stood
down in front with his shaggy head
overtopping all his neighbors. Swarthy
Mexicans from the '49 Mining Camp sat,
sombrero in hand, and heads bowed
down, and dark-eyed senoritas shed tears
of sympathy as they sat among' the
mourners. Io was an interesting com
pany of people and such an one as had
probably never before assembled on a
A band of 50 pieces occupied a posi
tion out of sight of the audience and its
music came to the ears of those present
in a somewhat muffled tone. But there
were other muffled tones that fell upon '
the ears of this funeral gathering during
the exercises, which were neither so
sweet nor so pleasing, but which brought
A terrible reminder of what had caused
this polyglot assemblage, The cages of
the animals are located under the raised
seats of the amphitheatre, and the beasts
became restless as the hour for their ,
usual performance passed by and they
were not summoned to play their part.
The big lion whose paw had . dealt the
fatal blow to poor Thieman, growled
and roared at intervals all during the
clergyman's address, and when the
music of the band suggested to these
knowing creatures that there was a
crowd in the Arena," they seemed to
unite in a chorus of protest and disap
proWal. Strong men shuddered at the
suggestion conveyed by these loud
mouthings. Women shed tears and
some of them were so overcome with
fear and emotion that they passed hur
riedly out of the auditorium. It was a
scene that will never be forgotten by
Then came a procession through, the
grounds. A cordon of guards occupied
the right of line. Back of 'them marched
the band, playing a funeral march.
Keeping step to this slow rythm walked
the Indians, the Turks, the South Sea
Islanders, and all the representatives of
the different concessions, who had
turned out to honor the memory of the
dead lion tamer. The hearse was cov
ered with floral offerings. Hundreds
connected with the exposition walked in
the long line that reached from one end
of the grand court to the other and that
wound its way between the beautiful
industrial palaces, out to the plrce where
dust was to be returned to dust.
Yet this was but an incident. y The
next day the lions roared in the Arena
again, and happy crowds of men, women
and children rapturously applauded. It
was only a drop in the great sea of
events on which the California Midwin
ter International Exposition is sailing,
and it has been given prominence simply
as one of the characteristic features of
the fair, .
. FOREIGN FLASHES. '
Germany has made a1 frontier agree
ment with a ranee.
The Indian budget estimates a deficit
of 360,000 lacs ot rupees. . i ;-
All England and France is stirred up
over Anarchist piottings. r
Many of the Sicilian rioters have been
given long terras of imprisonment.
London bank officials say there is an
embarrassing prevalence of farthings.
Savings bank deposit accounts in
France are one-sixth less than they were
two years ago. .
There has been a steady growth in
continental armies of the "kind of hys
teria known as neurasthenia.
During the last year the French gov
ernment has paid out about 30,000 francs
for the destruction of 404 wolves.
The poor of Saxony eat the flesh of
horses, dogs and cats according to a re
port made to the State Department. ,
Word has been sent to the courts of
Europe that the Shah of Persia intends
to visit Berlin, St. Petersburg, Paris and
Vienna next year.
Queen Victoria has ordered court offi
cials to adopt strict precautions to pre
vent the sale ot introductions at court
by women of title. .'.-'.
The proposal of Laures in the French
Chambers to establish a State monopoly
for the sale of wheat does not meet with
pronounced popular favor.
The suffering among the London poor
this winter is not so great as was ex
pected. It has been about an average
winter for the unemployed.
The Czar has ordered a new thirtv-
foot cutter vacht to be built bv J. S.
White of Cowes during this season. " It
is to be magnificently fitted.
There were 1,056 persons killed in ac
cidents in and about coal mines in Great
Britain during last year, an increase of
forty ove the record of .1892.
The wedding of the Grand Duke of
Hesse and Princess Victoria Melita of
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha has been finally ar
ranged for April 22 at Coburg.
Puerto Eico complains that by the
treaty with America it is losing $100,000
monthly, and wants the mother govern
ment to abrogate the agreement.
The increased cultivation of poppv in
various parts of Europe has, it is said,
led to a marked growth in the percent
age of opium contained in honey. ,
The rumor that the tug Millard, with
sixtv-two men on board, was wrecked off
the Nicaraguan coast has been confirmed.
JNot a person on the ill-fated vessel was
The French reinforcements for the
column at Timbuctoo have had to storm
the village of Nioforge, which opposed
their passage, and 100 inhabitants were
Germany's inquiry .into the silver
question in its broad phases, which is,
about to be entered into, may possibly
change the attitude of that country on
Rubenstein's new sacred opera,"Chris-
tus," is to have its first presentation
within two or three weeks in the opera
house at Breslau under the , composer's
In Berlin a new company has built a
lot of cabs on an improved pattern and
fitted them with automatic lare-receiv-
ers, so that the driver does not handle
any money at all. '. ,
The Crown Prince of Siam is among
the boy authors of the world. He has
written several stories for English chil
dren's magazines, and can write fluently
in three Jiuropean languages.
Men do not give up their seats to
women in the public conveyances in
London and Paris. They might be so
polite if called upon, but the laws of
both cities forbid passengers to stand. '
Italian business men in all parts of
the kingdom and the Chambers of Com
merce of all the principal cities are vig
orously opposing the proposal for an in
crease of the duties on imported wheat.
It is said by M. Albert Clim and cor
roborated by other experts that there
are scarcely six novelists in France who
can count on receiving equal to or above
10,000 francs a" year for their literary
work. . ".. .
Bourdin, who was blown to pieces in
Greenwich Park, London, was a friend
of Henry, the Paris Anarchist, and it is
believed had designed to emulate in some
way the acts of his friend in the Termi
nus cafe outrage. , , , ;
At a meeting of the Autonomic Club
in London a speaker spoke of Vaillant,
Pallas and other Anarchists as " mar
tyrs." He advised the study of chem
icals, so that bombs could be made and
used when . necessary. . -
Mr. Gladstone is devotina the snare
time which he has from his duty of man
aging the affairs of the British Empire
to an enthusiastic study of the Basque
languages, ,the dialect of the strange
people who inhabit the slopes of the
Pyrenees. . .
London's Thirteen Club at a recent
dinner had thirteen dishes oh the menu,
salt cellars were emptied about on the
tablecloth with studied carelessness, the
chairman broke a large mirror and each
euest a small one, and to cap the climax
only cross-eyed waiters were employed.
FROM WASHINGTON CITY.
The subcommittee of the House Com
mittee on Banking and Currency will
report to the full comitittee favorably
the bill of Cooper of Indiana to permit
States and Territories to tax United
States notes and currency. .
Rawlin's bill granting land from Fort
Douglas military reservation as a site
for the. University of Utah and Geary's
bill for a public road through Lime Point
reservation, Uali forma, have been ap
proved by the House Committee on
The House Committee on Interstate
and Foreign Commerce has voted to
make a favorable report on theNew
York and New Jersey bridge bill, which
Representative Dunphy has redrafted
with a view of obviating the objections
in the Jl resident s recent veto. ,
The President has informed members
of Congress who have approached him
on the subject that he proposes so far as
possible to appoint sons of army and naval
.officers as cadets at large to the Military
and Naval Academies. This is in accord
ance with his policy of eight years ago.
There are two such vacancies at the Na
val Academy, which, it is believed, will
be hlled before May 1. ;.-
Grosvenor's bill for a national celebra
tion at Chickamauga and Chattanooga
Military rark September 19 and 2S0 has
been approved by the House Committee
on Military Affairs. Arrangements will
be under the direction of the Secretary of
War, who is to request the participation
of the President and Congress, the Su
preme Court, heads of Departments of
the Army and JNavy, Uovernors, etc. .
Past Assistant Surgeon Richard Ash
bridge has been dismissed from the navy.
He was the recorder of a court-martial
at Mare Island. Cal., but refused to draw
up a report of the proceedings as directed
oy the Jf resident ot the court, and was
also chnrged with falsehood in the same
connection. He was convicted bv a
court-martial of conduct prejudicial to
good order and discipline and ot false
hood and sentenced to dismissal from
the naval service, which sentence has
been approved. '
Special Treasury Agent M. B. Pereley
has in custody three Chinamen, who
were turned over to the United States
officials by the Wabash railroad. ' It is
alleged that they came from (Jhina by
way of Vancouver, sneaked across' from
Windsor, Canada, and came to Chicago
on a sleeping car, beating their way.
They have no money and no baggage.
They are dressed as Americans, but
small pieces of holly wood were found
concealed in their queues, which bore
engraved credentials to their friends.
They could not talk, so they were booked
One Lung, Two Lungs, Three Lungs, ac
cording to size. 5 r-r-f-. , -
An extradition ' treaty between this
country and Costa Rica will be sent to
the Senate soon. A draft of the pro
posed treaty has been . prepared and
practically agreed upon. One or two
provisions still await settlement, but it
. i .t . a i . i. i r
is suppuHtJU mat me lieii uiuii lrum
Costa Rica will bring news of the ap
proval by the Costa Rica authorities of
the changes suggested by the Secretary
of State. The new treaty, will make ex
traditable from either country the follow
ing crimes : Murder, including assassi
nation, parricide and infanticide ; poison
ing, arson, piracy, mutiny, burglary,
robbery, forgery, counterfeiting and em
bezzlement. When the Costa Rica auth
orities surrendered embezzler Francis H.
Weeks of New York Secretarv Gresham
agreed to exchange a treaty which would
include the crime of which Weeks was
guilty, and the negotiations now in prog
ress are in accordance with the promise.
Mr. Chickering of New York has in
troduced in the House a bill to amend
the act of Julv. 1892. to enforce recip
rocal relations between the United States
and Canada. The bill provides in addi
tion to the present powers that when
ever the President shall be satisfied that
there is any discrimination in the use of
the Welland canal, the St. Lawrence
river canal, the Chambly canal or the
new Canadian Sault canal detrimental
to the United States it shall be his duty
to suspend the transportation across the
United States in bond of goods imported
or exported from any foreign countries
from or .to the British Dominions in
North America. In case of the suspen
sion tolls are to be levied and collected
on freight of whatever kind or descrip
tion at tst per ton and on passengers at
not more than $5 a head. No tolls are
to be charged or collected upon , freight
or passengers carried to and landed at
Ogdensburg, N. Y., or any port west of
Ogdensburg and south of a line drawn ,
from the northern boundary of the State
of New York through the St. Lawrence
river, the Great Lakes and their connect
ing channels to the northern boundary
of the State of Minnesota. The bill was
referred to the Committee on Foreign
More trouble is brewing in Samoa.
According to official advices the son of
Tamasese, one of the former Kings of
Samoa, is leading a movement against
Malietoa. He is said to have a large
following of natives, who are rebellious,
not so much against the immediate
rulers as against the tripartite govern
ment that controls affairs on the islands.
When Mataafa's adherents surrendered
last fall and were transferred to one of
the islandsof the Marshall group, it was
hoped there would be no further trouble
in Samoa, although the present admin
istration never felt very confident that
affairs on the island would .run alone
smoothly and peaceably until some other
form of government- prevailed. Ik is
said negotiations are now in progress
between the United States and lireat
Britain and Germany for a modification i
of the Berlin treaty, but it is not known
what the proposed changes are. ' Presi
dent Cleveland took occasion in his an
nual message to note his disapproval of
the existing tripartite. Great Britain
and Germany are alike dissatisfied, and
would probably like a change as much
as this government, and the unfortunate
natives are even more anxious for an
other form of government than any
other of the parties concerned.
Mayor Hopkins of Chicago has re
duced his own salary 10 per cent.
Companies in Denver owning smelters
have decided to shut down half the fur
Wolves have been killing sheep at a
great rate in parts of Minnesota not very
remote., - ., '
The membership of the Massachusetts
Grand Army is 547 less than it was a
year ago. ... -
The Kentucky Senate has defeated the
anti-pool-room bill, which had passed
Petitions for the establishment of a
National Board of Health are pouring in
It is claimed that deep snows in the
Wyoming Mountains have driven at
least 10.0U0 elks to the plains. - '
The old Guion line, which has been at
the point of dissolution for the last two
years, has been revived again.
Extensive frauds have been discovered,
by means of which purchasers of public
lands in Texas have been swindled. .
It is expected that Moody and Sankey
will make a great many conversions dur
ing their engagement in Washington. ,
1 The New York Central railroad has
issued orders for extensive retrench
ments along the entire line of the road,
The will of Charles Bathgate Beck of
JNew York leaves $1,000,000 to Dr. fark-
hurst's Society for the Prevention of
It is thought Governor Northen's ac
tion in endeavoring to prevent prize
fighting in treorgia will become an issue
in politics. . ; ' ,
Gold-seekers are pouring into- the
Kainy .Lake section, .Northern Minne
sota, where the precious metal has been
A project to furnish Omaha with
water power by means of a canal fifty
mues lung is ueuig couaiuereu uy pruiui
A New York ' journal reports that
cheap building materials are causing
" an epidemic of office buildings and
The fund started by Mayor Gilroy of
New York for the relief of the poor now
amounts to $60,000, and much more is
expected to be contributed.
In the attempt to break the will of ex-
Senator H. M. Rice of Minnesota, who
left $2,009,000, claimants allege his com
mon-lav marriage with a squaw.
A number of New York manufactur
ers, whose establishments have a capacity
of nearly 300,000,000 bricks a year, are
going to try and build a brick trust. -
A suit has been instituted at St. Louis
that involves title to- all the property on
one side of Olive street from Third to
Twenty-first, aggregating 450,000,000. ,;
Postmaster Dayton has reduced the
expense of lighting theNew York post
office building from $70,000 to $32,000 by
having a new skylight cut through the
rOOf. :..'(' ' . ' .'
Louisville distillers are not well pleased
with the alleged project to have the gov
ernment establish warehouses in New
York where tax-overdue whisky may be
Mrs. Olden, widow of the ex-Governor
of fJew Jersey, hasjgiven $17,000 to the
Sheltering Arms Hospital near Charles
ton, W. Va., for the benefit of disabled
The Iowa House of Representatives
has passed a bill requiring insurance
companies to adjust losses within thirty
days and pay them within forty days
Last vear th withdrawals from the
savings banks of the State of New York
exceeded the deposits by $34,518,091. In
wvz the deposits exceeded the drafts by
Sam Jones closed his series of meet
ings at the Tabernacle in Nashville by
appealing for subscriptions to pay off the
debt on the building. In a few minutes
$10,000 was dropped in the hat. 1
A steamship line will probablv be
established between Galveston and Den
mark for the purpose of transporting im
migrants from Norway, Sweden and
Northern Europe direct to Texas.
Mrs. Chaska (formerly Cora Bell Fel
lows) has been deserted by her Santee
Indian husband, who has taken up with
a young squaw on the reservation. Mrs.
Chaska proposes to obtain a divorce.
The tunnel under the Palisades, which
is to give the New York, Susquehanna
and Western railroad an independent
terminal on the JNorth river, is nearing
completion. It was begun August 1,
1892, and is 5,072 feet long. ,
Jim Mitchell, a drunkard and desper
ate character, was remonstrated with for
boisterous conduct while at the lirand
Central Depot at Houston, Tex., when
he pulled out his pistol and opened fire
on the crowd, killing three men, one lit-
xl- -1. '. I J 1 IT .
ue cuuu aim wuuuuiug uiie wuuntu.
The Kansas Populists propose in the
coming political campaign to organize a
theatrical company of young people of
the requisite talent as an adjunct to the
State campaign and send them over the
State, giving plays depicting the woes
and ills which afflict the working classes.
The Secretary of the Interior in a
Montana case holds that each twenty
acre tract of any placer claim must show
the discovery of minerals in order to ob
tain a mineral patent. Whether the
claim is surveyed or unsurveyed makes
no difference in the rights of locators.
Accordingly the location made on a
larger amount of land is void except for
twenty acres immediately surrounding it.
Edward F. Searles, who by the death
of his wife inherited Mark Hopkins'
millions, has given to the town of Ureat
Barrington, Mass., a beautiful tract of
seventeen acres of forest and grass land
on the side of a mountain near by, to be
held forever as a public park. He has
also given Mansfield Lake aqueduct,
which supplies water to Kellogg Terrace.
The onlv proviso is that the Terrace shall
be supplied free.
WHERE THE DRUMMERS ARE AT REST.
A Comfortable Retreat For Superannuated
Commercial Travelers. -
Theknights of the gripsack are bestirring
themselves to build and endow refuges for ''
the superannuated and disabled members
of their fraternity and for the widows and or
phans of those that are dead.- One such in
stitution is already assured. It is to be built -at
Binghamton, N. Y., and Chauncey Depew
is to lay the cornerstone in April. The home ,
will cost $150,000 and accommodate 250 in
mates. It will have a training school for
children attached and will be supported by "I
an annual tax of $1 each levied on the mem'. '
bers of the society which is erecting the
tuildinga. ' ,
This is known as the Commercial Travel
ers' Home association and was organized
in Elmira in 1891. Branches have since
been formed in Rochester, Albany, Phila- .
delphia, Pittsburg and many other places.
A number of towns Offered generous In- '
ducements to have the home located within ;
their borders, but Bingham ton's offer was ,
considered the best and was accepted by '
the association at its last general meeting
in Syracuse. The city gives an eligible she
PROJECTED COMMERCIAL TRAVELERS HOBH.
of 100 acres of land and $15,000 in cash.
The drummers have secured additional
contributions amounting to $35,000 and
have no doubt of their ability to raise the
entire amount required. When the home
at Binghamton is completed, others will be
built in the south and west. "
. There are over 480,000 traveling salesmen
in the United States, and last year they
sold upward of 600,000,000 tons of goods and
spent $172,000,000 in railroad fares. The life
they lead is beset with danger and filled
with excitement. Every year many of them
are crippled in railroad accidents or become
prematurely incapacitated for work in con
sequence of the irregular mode ot living
which their calling makes npctssary. Ap
peals in behalf ot unfortunate members of
the fraternity are made at nearly every
gathering of their different associations,
and many business houses feel compelled
to practically support men who have bro
ken down while pushing their trade on the
The establishment of the Binghamton
home will lessen the necessity for much of
this relief by providing a refuge for broken
down members and their families. There
are three such institutions in England, but 1
none has hitherto been established in the
United States. J. H. Aldrioh of Detroit is
president of the association which has pro
jected the first American home, and W. H.
Booth of Binghamton is' secretary. ;
A Second Seaiton Miss.
It was at one of the large receptions
of the season that after a spin about the
ballroom a young matron and her part
ner started for the conservatory to dis
cuss the ethics of dancing in leisurely
fashion. t As they entered the place and
stood for a moment to note the beauties
of an unusually fine palm there came
from behind the thickly clustered foli
age a most familiar sound, as though
"an artillery of bliss we're let off in one
tremendous kiss." A moment of silence,
and then with a little laugh came the
remark in a fresh, young, girlish voice,
"You kiss just like Jack W ."
Washington Post, . V ' ' v
f , . ; Mme. Schumann. ' - ' r
Mme. Schumann has retired from ac
tive work, owing to failing health, at the
age of seventy-three. Before her mar
riage Goethe predicted for her a great
future as a pianist. She began to play
in public at the age of ten. A good por
tion of her professional life has been de
voted to interpreting her husband's com
positions. Berlin Letter. ,
Speaking from Experience.
Teacher In China criminals are fre
quently sentenced to be kept awake until
insanity and death results. Now, how
do you suppose they keep them from fall
Little Girl (eldest of a small family)
Perhaps, teacher, they give 'em a baby
to take care of. Exchange.
Beauty and the Beast. . ' ;
Vernon You look very much as thongb
you would like to take that dog's seat.
Brandon That's so, old man, and be
looks very much as though he'd like to take
One of Them. ":
Muggins Some people are never satisfied
to know that certain things are so, but are
continually wanting to know the why and
wherefore of it. .. :v ',
Buggins Yes. I wonder why it lsf Phil
adelphia Record. '
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