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It's a Cold Day When We Get Left;
HOOD RIVER, OREGON,. FRIDAY. NOV. 20, 1806. '
NO. 26. t
tt Made This Speculator Think Life
, Worth the Living.
A5TD ii Y TYPEWRITER GIRL
i Brought Sweet Peace from Ont Life's
Town of Oothant
town the moru be
fore 1 nankNgtvIng
Krom n'hcfi awoke, so
'! -v! rose llf
b a r S 1 1 seemed
V- ViW worm living.
tb,s mau Browa
k T Y- J" fltnn h v - Wall
. street's fluctuations:
sX"ff .teviS To rlae again seemed
" WTiUV xl 'v. "My race 1 run, I'm
Vmw h It q olti undone'
' Bioivu aiused its, lie was dressing; -'
"I ucht kpiv things quite so blue nor cred-
n Rof4 so presliig '- a ,
Andy then be took his poc.ketbook and count-
el up his money.
The dollars four, there we no more, so few
were they seemed funny. .
It made him smile that little pile and ithca
, . JkU.bltie departed, ,.', .
KW Jlrowuk uadtpltick.- believed In luck for
. ' . othose not chicken-hearted.
And to his breakfast gully down went spec-
liliitor George Caldwell Brown.
While he drauk his coffee hot to his-hand a
v note was brought, ., i -
f And the wrklnK on Its cover made him turn
It o'er and o'er. . ,
;Whtin,nt :lat,;:l)e. broke Its seal Its' contents
fairly made lilm reel; . . ... -
Made the blood rush to his bead, for- this
was what the letter said: ; .
"George Caldwell Brown, Esq.: 1 '. k ' '
"Dear Boy--1t gives me several kinds of Joy
To send a check made out to you to pay the
hundred, long since due. .-.
Yon kl.idly loaned when . I was brok ..
r j: .!',Mostlrtcerely; It. T,' OHOAK." '
As be picked his waydown town, thus
mused Speculator Drown ; :
,'0n the day before Thanksgiving, life Is
''always, worth the living. ..
' Every cloud has It silver lining; somewhere,'
i always, sun is sinning. - ..''
Now It really seems to nie I should very
Yesterday the sky icas murky:' now I'm sure
A to have my turkey.- . " '
, "THE DOLLARS rpUB.
; Bot holy smok"! As I'm a sinner, no one's
i . unked me nnt to dinner .V "'V
Last Thanksgiving I'd a,it of bids td feed. N
but tuis year not a soul, so iar, re
.' ' ' members me. ""
,-. Jlmlny cricket! Well, we'll ee." ;
Thinking thus. Brown stood before his six
teenth story office door.' -
.- Woul! or wotiid lt uot affrlglit her If I
v : nsked nty young typewriter1 , ""
' Bow to work this plan, thought Brown, a
,-, - he went and ant him down.'
' And as he read his letters o'er, he thought
about hi plius Ue more,
,; And as. he thought h grew perplexed, until
" i at- last she thought him -vexed. . ,, :
"To-morrow's Thanksgiving,", ventured she.r
- - "A day when all. It seems to me,
1 Should eat lots of turkey and pumpkin pie,
' - t -niid U softs of nxln's that money can
"buy." "'.-. - -. : . . .
Thus aulckly to the girl's amaze. Brown
made reply In following phrase:
"And," he Went 6r, 'I have a plan, and you
1 , must help me If you can.
V; Then, he told her bow the borrowed 'money
-came. , i '; .' ' -
And how he Borrowed nnieh before It came.
Be said: "The landscape blue, It turned to
' red; . ' .V - - - ' . ,
. It filled my heart with thankfulness, It drove
away my wretchedness. '
, But," he contlnued'thau I thought of other
, , - men acaatrvKav .- -'-.- '-'
. I ougbt . to Bee some other luckless sinners
furnished with Thanksgiving dinners."
, The 'maiden - listened to his 'words. ; "You
want my help to buy the birds, '" ',.." .
The ce'ery and the pumpkin pies and Other
things. " she said,; her eyes ' .....
- Bent on -the floor. Then he replied !, "That'
' It exactly; .If you-tried ' ,
.', Ton could not closer apeak mytnlnd.' f .
: And further. If you'll be so kind ' .'.-.' ...
And help me at the dinner, too, :'-; $
I'll alwars grateful be to you." , '..
The maiden's cheek was like a peach, and ,
v' - ' as sne nsienea to uis speeca,
, Into It crept a rosy pink, so comely, that
made him think: -' . . , ,
; "Well, 1 vow; In git the 'city there Is no other
. i' girl. so pretty." . ,, . -i
, Bo to the market forth they went, on benev
! - , . olenee Intent. . . ; . -
'.i On , the way (the -girl ; observed: ""Where
.will jfou have-the, dinner served?
. If you avf not-girt another place, I'm cer
, ' ,.' 1 tain that my mother
Would be happy If you were to have it cook
ed and served by her."
. f'A very good Idea, my child' said Spec
, '- ' 1 ulator Brown, and smiled.
"How many guests, then, . will there be)
Have -you asked them yet?" said she. '
"No, by gracious! I forgot., When w have
the dinner bought, -- ; .
I'll find fellow out of work, and bid theat
' come and feed on turk. 4-
So they planned and so they talked as to the
market place tney waikeu. - r
At the market place their eyes, filled with
.. wonder and surprise. ;
Food was there from all creation; , food
' enough for half a nation.
"Where does It come from?" Brown , pro-
pounded. Thus a market man .ex
pounded: V. v. ,. , .
"Should you ask me whence those turkeys,
Whence those birds of rounded plumpness.
Stripped each one of ruby wattle, ; .i
Stripped of all Its glorious feather,, ... i' V
Irawn and ready for the oven, i ' a ',
There to bake and brown and slzsle '
Till the cook, with wise decision, takes It
' from the torrid recess, ' '
Ready for Thanksgiving dinners,
I should tell you, answer I should:
; From the plains of Illinois, from the hills
of, Pennsylvania, " ..
From the vales of Massachusetts, from New
York and from New Jersey. 1 , rf
Where the farmers feed and feed more.
All the summer, all the autumn, .:
Till Thanksgiving is not far off; : ' -r
Then they send them to the city, n ,
That New York may not bereft he . , ',
Of the pleasures of the table."
"That's enough of, rhymeless rhythm: wnd
-two turkeys, and send with them '.'
Brown' began,' stopped-,' perplexed. Turning
. . to the girl: . "What next?"
Then the maiden skillfully filled the order
Out. and. he paid the blU admiringly. :.
Hew Brown went But guests to invite would
i, be too long, a story quite' v-.
But' he scraped up half a doen, and him'
elf, the maiden' cousin, .
And her mother, all sat down next day to
'j. feast on turkeys brown. . .
Who, was there? Isaiah Stout,; who for six
, weeks had been out.
Next to him,. . con tented,, sat Candy ..Maker
i Israel Pratt. ,
With hi wife, John Henry Stiles, employed
In good times making files.
Just across the groaning ttle sat th boot
7 black, Billy Cable. , . ' . '
:AV his right bis face a-grlh, was ths news-
. boy, Tonimy Qulnu. - v '
Ne'er was dinner better cooked, never niald-
- y en- sweeter looked. . ';
While the guests devoured and gorged, Cu
pid shackle lightly forged '-
Brown's heart was heart they bound, a
he very quickly found, '" .
And before the meal wa oer, Brown was a
f devoted lover.
When the guests had gone away Brown ask-
-y ed if he might longer stajr,'
And to the maiden, with a flush' h told a'
tale that made her blush. '
"Won:t yon help me. If youj can, with this
i better; sweeter plan?1 Jr "
Don't yon see. a. wife I need! Must I with
" you hopeless plead?" ' -' ' iV ''
Said the maiden: "Of the other plan I coun
selled with my mother. ' '
If to, this one she'll consent, to. marry you
L'U be content." '.
Nothing more this scribbler tell; listen now
to wedding bell.
HE night befr Thanksgiving the
.city wa nblaze with lights.. The
' first ' snow had fallen and the air
Itself seemed light hearted. The massive
mansions that surround tGramercy Park
were brightly lighted. : '! .;'' ...
. In muflied silence a young man cloak
les and gloveles hurried by the ' Iron
bars that fence in the little acre of the
rich towartj his lodging place. r
For five year Jack Fleming had lived
alone.:. No one (tuew;ery much. about
him, except that he was a thriftless, in
dolent genius. When his father died the
fortune that might have gone to him had
endowed certain wealthv charitable ' in-,
stltntions.' Hi' mother had died in his
infancy, and Jack Fleming had grown up
with the servants and his books for com
panions. He had never seen enough' of
his fattier to love him,' In his childlioo4
Jack had had one friend, Dora Goldth
wait. She wa a beautiful girl, several
year Ms junior, who, li'-ed, in the house'
adjoining his father's, and every day on
or the other would climb the fence that
separated them and ,drop over into the
little yard for a romp. Dora was proud
of her protector and playmate',-', for even
then Jack was ".full: of ,-book knowledge,
and Dora Soon learned to love ShaUspeare
and Milton as read aloud by her hero. '
Another great tramping place for the
little people wa Gramercy Park, for both
houses faced the hnndxome playground
and Mr. Qoldthwait and Jack' father
were among the favored rich who po
aessed key to th great iron gate that
shut out the, children of the poor, who
often .''ined the iron fence and peered
wistfully between the bars at the smiling
lawn within, x...-' '. ';'.-.; :
The . children were Inseparable nntil
Jack was 15 and. Dora 12. , Xhen Jack
went to college, but every holiday found
him at home again, and often books went
by the board and Jack cams home on the
sly to nee hi little sweetheart.-' Of course,
on these occasions he was smuggled into:
Dora' home, and good-ratured, easy-go-,
ing Mr. Goldthwait would have, thought
It ,the basest treachery for any, member
of - his family to inform his next door
neighbor. Jack's father, that his son was
playing : truant. ..i '." ';?r?"K:v-s
"' After three years at college Jack was
hopelessly behind in his studies, and his
father, still ignorant of the reason, called
him a blockhead. One day Jack received
a tender, loving letter from Dora asking
him to come home at once, as her father
had just received- word from England
that he had fallen heir to a large property,
Including a theater In one of the. targe
cities, and tho business of the latter was
1 'jvKis-i'i?o-.'-f 'im
MM. 2 B 'iJL.-i.
- "in rpE Little back yakd." , v
in urgent need of his immediate attention.
The family would sail for England imme
diately, but Dora wanted Jack to go with
them, if he could. A few hours after
receiving the letter Jack stood in front
Of the Goldthwait residence on Gramercy
Park. - It was closed. , No servant an
swered the bell, and Jack's heart fell like
lead. Again he looked at the letter. ' It
was dated two days before and had been
delayed in the maii.; : Af home he found
his father; but in a mood in which he had
never seen him before. 1 . - ; ';' . '
"You young rascal!", he ; shouted, ' as
Jack entered. "So you have been wasting
your time next door, instead of studying."
'No pleading on the part pf Jack could
induce .the turbulent old man i to - toll
where the O(oldthwaits had gone. V' 'j r.
X. "Never mindfV thought Jack, "I 'will
bear .from her soon,- and then-' " -. ;
: But no letter came.. VVeeks lengthened
into months and Jack grew tall and thin.
One day he went up to his college town,
and an' inquiry at the postorhce elicited
the fact that several letters had come, up
to a month ago, but they had been for
warded to Gramercy Park. : : ';
?- That night father and son faced each
other for the last time. , ; . '
. "Where are the letters Dora wrote to
me" demanded Jack, as he leaned' over
toward the old man', who' stood smiling
sarcastically in his face.' ? ' ',.", '.' . :-'.v '-'',,
! "I told you that if you refused to return
to college you would, regret it," Was the
reply. :.-, '." ; . y,: -.:'
Jack turned on his heel and passed out
of the house.:', r ' . '-'7
He found it a iharder struggle tfi.iii he
expected. ' His 'Income fluctuated from
next to nothing to nothing itself.; lie be
came tirst it wanderer among apartments,
then among boarding houses. and: tt last
an Inhabitant of .'furnished rooms," who
ntu at cheap, restauranU when he could
cat at all., .vv ( ::;' ., '',;::-!-' ;:-.', . :'-,. (; - ";,
He had l;ved a week in a rear hall bedroom-on
Twenty-second street before he
discovered that its windows were only
separated frorii those of his old home and
that of Dora, on Gramercy ParUp by the
brief New York back yards in' which they
used to play together. 'The Goldthwait
house was dari. It had been ever since
the day Dora left. 1 Next to it. whore his
father's mansion loomed up agamst the
tree beyond, lights wre often soon, 3nt
strangers occupied th familiar room. -
On Thanksgiving Eve just' five years
since he had left his old life behind him
Jack went to his dingy little window to
gaxe;at the two mansions. He shivered
with cold; but the blood rushed quickly to
his face when he saw the home of the girl
he still loved, brightly lighted up.. For
an instant he stood still, amazed. "Then
he sat down on his bed to think.1- Finally,
downhearted and discouraged, he turned
to a great pile of manuscript and rubbish
on the floor, and picking a book front the
nondescript mass . he turned over the
leaves',..'. ; V., '., ' V- ',''.''
- j "Twelve plays out,", he ' muttered to
himself "Hveof them probably lost.'' Only
that day he had sent his best and latest
comedy to the new English . actor who
had arrived the day before. ' As soon as it
was rehearaed (as he doubted not It would
be) he would snd the others in rotation.
For months he had expected success to
come with the dawn of every new day,
and to-night ns he threw, himself on his
bed, hungry 'and broken-hearted, he real
ized the mistake he had made in living in
a dream. . He made firm resolutions to re
form, but as his fingers clinched in new
born resolve his eyes strayed across the
way again. For the second time that
evening hi heart stood stilL Behind the
soft lace curtains of the Goldthwait man
sion shadows Of people flitted to and fro.
The house 'was inhabited again but by
strangers, of course, he thought. '.; );."$.
'.' Thanksgiving' Day found Jack poorer
and hungrier than he h3d ever been be-,
fore in his life. j.For forty-eight hours he
had not tasted food, but he determined to
breakfast ;in spite of the .almost , total
emptiness of his pocketbook. ; . He turned
his face toward the lower portion of the
city, determined , to accept, whatever work
offered itself, but ft was a holiday,' and ,
after several hours spent in tramping the
quiet streets Jack turned his face home
ward.'' 'As he trucged np Broadway a
clatter on the stones behind attracted his ,
attention and a driyerleas 'cab dashed In- '
to sight.'"' An elderly man-was gesticulat-'.
ing wildly from the" window. ' ;.' With' a
bound Jack responded. , In another mo
ment the runaway horse stood panting in
the roadway,- and Jack's sinewy '. hand
was on the bit.:---:H:.'i'--I's-w'.;-,'...'..--:' )': y
',. "One dollar to : drive' me up to ' tei-T
monico's,' shouted the man. ' .!", '.i V.
"But your driver?" asked Jack. :. H; vv'
. "Drunk In a saloon," was the response.,
Without another word Jack leaped up to ,
the cabby's seat and whipped up the
horse, , It was the first time he had ever
earned a dollar by manual, labor, and as
he clinched his teeth firmly a flush mount
ed to hiB cheeks. ).,':, ;. ; v .... :." :: '",
Whoa the once-' familiar restaurant
came into sight Jack thought; with mois
ture in his eyes, of the many times he and
Dora had , lunched in the great dining-;
room. As he reined up before it, hag
gard rtnd'.mud bespattered, totally differ-'
ent .from his bid self, he. 'started with
amazement. There, standing on the side
walk was the subject of his dream not
the, Dora of old, with short frock! and
curling hair streaming in the wind, but ;
the beautiful woman into which the years
had changed. her. .' '', ', ' , 'i . . ,..
'.. For a moment Jack could, hardly re
strain himself from rushing forward and
declaring his identity. , But a thought of
his Clothes and his work made him stop.'
He became as anxious to hide his face as
he had been a moment before to tell; his
name. ; '.; ',';', . '.-'.--.-,-!:;'.,.- -'i--'..' '.-"; -
. Dora, and her father passed into the
restaiiraut and Jack earned a second dol
lar by getting a nev driver for his pas
senger's coupe. He passed and repassed
the restaurant in an unsuccessful attempt
to get another glimpse of the woman he
loved before he even satisfied his hunger,
v It "was dark before he went back to his
little room and stationed himself once
more iU his window, to gaze at the lights
lu the Goldthwait mausim. He was filled
with a conllii'i of. love and pride. He had
no reason to belitvc thar-Dora had not
.forgotten him, but his love for her was as
strong- as ever. He longed to go to her,
hut the knowledge of.his poverty and
shabb.ni cs kept h;m bi".i'k. m
The windows of the great old dining
room were bright Tviw light and their
raisid curtains jave hire clear view of
lie place where ne and Dora had spent
nany happy Thanksgiving reunions to
(ether. ; He- saw her Hitting about the
able Jts of old, putting the finishing touch
es on 'he arrangement of fruits and flow
its. He could see her plainly..- She look
id even younger and more beautiful than
ike had that afternoon in her heavy street
vraps. ;. , . ; - , , v . ;. , - . ,i : .
Half an hour passed and some one else
:ame into - the room a tall, handsome
nan., Dora seemed to forget her house
hold duties, for she bung on the cuun'8
irm and seemed to plead with him,, At
ast he sat down,, and then, still another
person came in; it was Mr. Goldthwait.
They sat by the fire, with Dora between
:hem. . She was talking earnestly, and
the handsome stranger Keemed to be lis
;ening intently. Occasionally Jack could
lee that Mr. Goldthwaitspoke. Then
Dora wonld.beam -with happy ; smiles.
Suddenlyj she jumped up from her seat,
ind a moment later when she 'returned
the had in her hands a fluttering man-1
IMTipt; ; . .'.- ', : i - - i- J
She read it. The old smile played about
Iter lips." The gestures waved the grace-:
lul hands,-; It maddened Jack. ' He felt;
;hat he must be near her once more mhst
aear her voice again.'; V :' : !
A wisteria vine ran down from his win-,
low. "Clasping the strong, dry stalk, Jack !
lescended until ;he stood on- the fence so
lear to his memory. ' Sdftly ho crept along
until he reached the little veranda at the
rear of the Goldthwait mahsion, : and
peering through,' the window he feasted
ais eyes on the, face of the girl he loved. ;
Jack was overcome as he saw again all 1
the little details of the room which once
had been so familiar to him. ' He bowed
hi head. : He pushed against the glass
f the swinging window.. The window
jpened a trifle. ' Jack started back fright- !
fned, but the air was stili outside, and the
inmates of the room had not noticed.
How he could hear Dora's voice. I It said :
"Now, Mr. Langddn, let me redd the cli
max to you before dinner is announced."!
;j Langdon was the name, of the English
actor to whom Jack had sent his piny, ana
as Dora's sweet voice read on. Jack real- j
ized that it was his own comedy see was
reading.'.:,,)" '". '!'. ::'-' , , ; : '.": :.':.,-'i' i"
f '"Capital!. Capital!" cr Langdon. A,'
,' Jack was filled with intense excite
ment.' , His hands were clinched. .'; :, t :
1 VDo you accept it?',' a Bked Dora, tri
umphantly, of the actor. '' ' :'. , : -
"I do" wa the reply.' "It Is the com
edy that, I have been waiting for." i I
"I will write him to-night, then, said
Dora. The beautiful girl sank back in
"HE SAT ON. HIS BED AN THOTtOHT.;'
her chair and went oa: . i "And now I
will tell" you a: story . that , will explain
why I was so anxious o have you, take
the play." (. ,
Jack listened breathlessly. - . .. ;(
"You 8ee," aid Dora,"-1 used to have
k friend here named John Flvnnug. When
we went abroad I wrote to him,' but he
did not answer my letters. I lost sight
pf him, but I did not' lose my woll, my
regard for Mm."-' -?'' "':'.'- ': (- ','
, 'A. splendid fellow," interrupted v Mr,
Goldthwait. 'r: '"'V" ' .."'"''H.'-;-
i "There never was one like him," said
Dora. ' -Then she went on: "Well, when
we reached New York last Week father
and I began to look him Up. and we found
In" the first place that, the reason he had
not answered my 'letters was because bis
father, who was ngry at both of us, had
intereented them: in the second place.
that father and son were never reconciled!
and that the old gentleman disinherited
Jack when he died and in the third place
that Jack had been ever since barely
making a living out of literary work and
trying to get some ' one to produce his
plays. ::yyy.t ':lr'-':'t'---: "
"We finally got track of him this morn
ing, and this morning also I saw the man
uscript of this play lying -on the table
where you had left it when you brought
it up from the theater. ;i The words "By
John : Fleming', caught -my attention at
once, and I picked it tip and read it - It
seemed to me so strange that I made up
my mind that you shouldn't send it back
without reading it, so I read it to you:
myself. .And now I shall send for Jack.,
to-morrow," and when he comes I shall
have good: news for him. .And and good
hews , for , Jack is is rood news , for
for me, you see.-, So I am very happy." ;
1 There was a noise of an opening win- j
dow, and Jack, wild eyed and unkempt, !
but very' joyful, stepped in. For a mo-1
ment tbey did : not reepgnine him, but
when I hey did i'-":"". v-
"Well,; said Mr! Langdon, "this climax
beats anything in your play." : . ; '
"Yes,V added Mr. Goldthwait, "and it
is doubly good bocanse it will be followed
by a1 real Thanksgiving dinner." New
York .Press. . . x . . -. 1
"Give Mo the Wishbone.'
1 1 kZwA
I HEWS - OF I
From A 11 Parts of the N e? -World
and the Old v .
OF INTEREST TO OUR READERS
0mprhenlv Rvlw f th Import
, .'nt Happenings af th Pa WeeU
, Called From th Tle-raph Column.
f . '
It has been definitely deoided by Sn-
perintendent Irwin that the holiday
session of" -the -QregonStatoTottuIiors
Association will be held at Salem this ,
year, beginning on Monday, December
28, and oontinning for one week,, '
'., John S. Frye, a returned Alaska j
miner, met an , old schoolmate from ' -.
(Jerrnany in Taooma. They roomed ,
together one night, and in the morning : . -Frye
missed $660 in gold, his sole pos- - -sessions.
:" ' Hia old schoolmate had t
stolen it and made his escape. ' " ' '
An angry mob "attempted to lynoh
an old German named Bieokman in
Cherryville, Kan.,' for bis brntal treat
ment of his daughter.' She was beaten ' .
into insensibility and died from her ln-. ! -juries.
The sheriff prevented the mob
from securing Breokman and he was , . .
hurried to Jail.'--VC':,;,,'': '';'' "'"''-'
A three-story struotnre at the corner '
of Front and Davis streets, Portland,
owned by the -Ainsworth : estate, was . : .
partly destroyed by fire, t; The building 1 .
was oooupied by the Oregon Cracker s- -Company,
whose ; plant was mined, ,
entailing a loss of about $20,000. The
damage to thd building will amount to
$10,000. , . - ' ;
.The Cariboo Gold Mining Company, ,
of Spokane, has declared a dividend .. u ,
of 2 cents a share. This makes a total
of $125,000 , paid , in dividends since
February, 1895. ' This , is the mine '
whose manager was held up by a high- : .
waymaaand robbed pf $11,000 in gold '
-bullion not long ftgo. ? The robber was -afterwards,
killed by the foreman of v
the, mine. -;;:S:''V, 'ljfA'',
' The board of fire commissioners in 1
Spokane has deoided to request the
resignation of Chief Winebrener, of
the fire department. .Mayor Belt, af- v
ter a long oontest, has seonred control
of the commissioners,: and extensive ,
removals are probable in the various ,
departments. It is thought that Clair
Hunt, of the water department, will be
the next one, to go. ( ' S ;:.::-: ' j j
A . new vegetable powder has been 1
discovered which will revolutionize ;
transportation methods. The powder '
when mixed with water forms an eleo-
- trio battery, one cell of whioh is strong ;
enough to run half a dozen incandes
cent lights. With two cells a power .
of 110 volts is Claimed. ;' The disoover
ers are a oolored man and a policeman "
of Chioago... The powder , is olaimed
to be made of roots of trees. ' ; '
- Burglars broke into the house of John
Mirka, an old ' miser, of Cleveland, O. -He
was known to have his money hid-
den somewhere about the premises and
the robbers tried to force .him to tell "
tbem , his secret hiding place. : He re
fused and they tortured him. --He was
.bound hand ' and foot and a lighted
lamp placed at his feet until the flesh
was literally cooked. The fold man
'writhed in his, agony, but protested
that he had no money. The fiends then
applied the flame to his hands, then to,
his body, until he finally, sank into un
consciousness, in whioh condition he '
was found in the morning. The bcr
glars got nothing. .V;;;i; w.'t-'j '.::
' The -British steamer Stratholyde, i;
from Caloutta . for Galveston,, went
ashore in the Caloutta river. !,': , 11 ' o'
;, ; General Weyler has , taken personal (
charge of the Spanish army, in Cnba.
He reviewed the troops at Mariol, and .
then took up the maroh to the interior. :
- The Chioago Tribune prints a list of "
275 mills and factories whioh have re-
sumed business within the past ten
days, giving employment to 155,495 , ,
men.;:;, 'i';'. .y.J :'--1 .;.
'' 'A Constantinople J dispatoh says ,
while counseling Amerioan mission- ,
aries to remain at their posts in Ana
tolia, Minister Terrell has advised the
' removal of the children of missionaries 1
to places of safety. ,; ; : " y;v .
; Three men were injured by the burst
ing of a naptha retort in a straw fao
tory in Milford, Mass...; Their injuries'
proved fatal. : .The men were blown out
of the building, and when picked up ,. -the
skin peeled from their faoes and
breasts. y:- -. M-. '!' ::.
, Fourteen buildings in the business
portion of' Traverse' City, Mioh., were . r
destroyed by fire, entailing a loss '
$50,000.; Ed Newberry, a hotel porter, v
was burned to death. It is rumored '
other '; lives were lost, but no other
bodies ' have been : recovered. . ' ' Thirty .
guests esoaped through the windows of .
the Front-street hotel in their night
clothing. :j ;';. ) C)f, Ai': :: VV -.:''
. From Greer county, Oklahoma, comes :
the news of a ; battle between offioers
of Greer and Washita ooonties and a
large body of Mexican horsethieves, In .
which one robber was killed outright, .
several wounded ' and : two officers ,
wou2,d- . The ' Mexioans had been
stealing horses and committing numer- -ous
depredations in western oounties In
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