You Alls Doins. (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 8, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 18, 1900 Page: 2 of 8
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An interesting question has recently
Veen raised in Hie navy department
and the comptroller for 'he uvasury
has been called upon 10 decide the
same. Officers of the navy are v.nde-
cided whether, under the naval person-
nel act, they are still allowed the priv-
ilege of having enlisted men of the
navy act as their servants. Secretary
l^ong has written the comptroller a
long letter, in which he argues that
there is nothing in the act which pro-
hibits such service being accepted from
enlisted men The subject has not yet
been decided in the treausry depart-
It is not always possible to account
for the fluctuations in the world of
finance. Not long ago. without any
apparent cause, the stringency of the
foreign money market was so great
that there was danger of disaster to
some of the largest moneyed institu-
tions of Europe. But as suddenly as
the danger threatened, it disappeared
and the rate of interest was lowered in
(ireat Britain. France and Germany.
These c hanges were inexplicable, but
for the time being the American gold
balance was drawn upon, and in fact
the outward flow of gold has not en-
tirely ceased yet. But this country is
in a financial condition to sustain any
drafts that Europe may make upon it.
In an article in the Comptes Ren-
dus MM. Prevost and Ilattelli describe
270 experiments which were made up-
on dogs, rabbits and guinea pigs, the
animals being inserted in a condenser |
circuit, charged by a RuhmUorff. The :
number of fatal cases decreased with |
increasing weight and age; two con- |
secutive discharges of 1.000 joules did
not kill a dog of seven kilograms
weight. Quickly consecutive dis-
charges have an accumulative effect,
but are comparatively less fatal than
single discharges. Five phases are
distinguished in the effects; general
muscular contraction, convulsions,
spasms, general inhibitions of the ner-
vous system, stoppage of the heart's
action; young guinea pigs cannot be
revived even after the second phase by
One of the Midiva Islands visited
by the United States expedition mak-
ing surveys for the Pacific- cable, '.s
fiescribed as inhabitJd ay an almost
incredible number of sea birds. Upon
fully one-half of the surface of the
island the sand was literally covered
with them, and the noise of the wind-
ed host astonished the visitor.-. A few
land-birds were mingled here and
there among them. The picture of
abundant bird life will attract tiie no-
tice of the ruthless destroyers who
seem bent on exterminating our con-
temporaries of the air. and who soon
will be sighing for more bird worlds
to conquer. The Midway albatross
it seems, refused to retreat before the
. vader. and bravely faced the fo-. if
the power of defence were once giv< u
to the birds in fuller measure, theii
revolt against plumage-hunters might
stop the threatened massacre.
That there is much room for civil
service refc rm in Turkey is newly em-
phasized by a recent experience there.
An American traveler. wishing to mail
a magazine, was told by a head post-
master that while a good Mussulman
might mail it as a periodical for eight
cents, a heretic would be charged book
post, seventy-five cents. Just outside
the door a clerk whispered. ' Do not ^
mind him' He is an as-! Give me i
your paper, and 1 will send it off when J
he is not looking.'' While this was i
service, il could hardly be called civil,
and surely teere is ne?d of reform.
The cost >^f constru ting a cable sys-
tem is about 12.000 i. r mile and the
total amount invested in sub-aiarine
lines at present is upward of $200,000.-
000. The value of the land lines is, of
course, much greater in th° asgrega'c
The largest compam in America has
alone a capital of *115,000,000. pay,
out yearly between $> 000.000 and $10.-
000,000 salaries, and itist y
over 60.000.000 me?-Az-
ures are inadequate, but th
show that telegraphs form
world s great business interests.
Some peopie~often dispute points in
son.'' as they put i: So it is agi:ns;
the same limit of reason to believe
that the earth is round and that part
of the time we are walking ith our
heads downward. The safest kind of
reasoning to employ when d:#eussing
the truth is that there is nothing im-
possible to the Creator of the worij.
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A STORY Of MILITARY llff IN INDIA.
..BY MAV/OR mllain...
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her nearer, "I want you, T need you—
They sat thus for a long time, speak-
ing in broken tones of that time which
had been fraught with such bitterness
to both. She loved him for the perils
he had passed through, and he loved
her that she did pity them."
"My dearest," said Don at last,
"there is only one thing I can ask
you to do now to insure your happi-
ness and—and your safety. Give mo
the right at once to shield you front
harm, and to care for you as only your
?" She faltered, while
fluttered to her wan
you do not know how much! Why
would you defraud me of what is mine?
If we part now, God knows how next
we may ever meet."
Fateful words to haunt her in the
long, long days to come.
But now, overcome by his mastery
and pleading, she resisted no longer;
and as she spoke the words of yielding
he sought, he kissed the lips which had
uttered them with a fierce, consuming
a faint color
"I mean let
tence for her.
brother officers and a small number
of I-illie's personal friends were in the
The wedding was over. It had been
! a very simple, very quiet affair. In-
ns be married without i 'lped. it llai1 q"ite taken the little com-
' Don finished the sen- munity of the garrison station by sur-
-I cannot bear to think i P'''se. for Don's disposition was so nat-
of vour going home to England when urally reserved. He had spoken little
Mrs. Franklin goes, nor yet of your be- j of his engagement, and only a few
ing left here alone; and I may have
orders to leave Pindi at any moment." j
"Oh. Don, I could not marry you
lust vet," she said, her voice breaking The bridegroom had obtained "long
in a tremulous sob. "It would be too | leave," and with great reluctance had
cruel to mv poor father!" I 'as' yielded to Lillie s appeal to
"Would it not be more cruel to me spend the honeymoon in England.
than to the dead, to live in constant j He had given in on the one stipula-
fear of of someone annoying you, or tion that Gadie Ha- should not be in-
something happening to you, when I eluded in the program; and Lillie, With
was not at hand to protect you?" he j that touch of sympathy "which makes
asked. And his voice quivered. the whole world kin," understood the
"Yes, yes!" she sighed. And invol- j jealous pain it must bring to remem-
iintai ilv a memory of Prince Clement ! her that Scottish home of his < hild-
Sing flashed through her overwrought | hood which he had looked some day to
brain. How might not he take oppor- j call his own.
tunity of harassing her now her father j The winding up of her father s af-
was gone, especially as he claimed to j fairs, and the disposal of some of her
have the dead man's sanction to ad- '
own property, was indeed her only in-
centive for the homeward journey at
all; for, with the bond of ever-deepen-
ing love, her life henceforth would be
lived for Don alone.
It seemed a strange, commonplace
was terribly afraid j ending to that gay existence of coquet-
He is so ! iy and ambition and almost heartless
passionate and so powerful. 1 imagined worldliness which once had constituted
all sorts of harm he might do." the sum total of her thoughts and
Yet her tender heart recoiled from '• actions.
thinking of her own welfare, whilst
dress her. And impulsively she told
Don of the Prince's visit.
"But he went away in quite a
friendly mood, saying if I ever want-
ed help I might count on him. It was
a great relief. I
he might go away angry.
■p tig- I
}gr father's grave "lay so freshly dug."
"Dear Don," she said, putting her 1
little hand tenderly in his. "perhaps
! you cannot understand my feeling; but
' I seem to feel his presence still, as if
J his spirit stood quite near me now. and
1 think it would hurt him to know I :
wanted to be happy without him so
The hand she touched trembled.
"No; 1 don't understand that." he
.taid, almost roughly. "I am afraid I
! can only think of the dead as dead and
I auried in their graves."
"No. no! don't say that!" she said.
' and she drew his hand to her lips and >
1 her hot tears fell upon it. "You who
| nave proved so strong and true through
all your trials, won't you take the so-
lace of my belief that there is eternity
, to reward us for all our grief and part-
ing? Dear Don. how else could "ve say,
'O. death, where is thy sting? O. grave,
where is thy victory'?"
He arose and paced the length of the
,oom twice before he came back an 1
stood once more by her side.
"Lillie," he said, and she knew by
the tone of his voice he had been strug-
gling with some strong emotion, "come
to me now. and teach me how to be-
lieve these things, while my heart is
still fresh to your sorrow. Promise
He resumed his seat by her side and
put out his hand to her appealing])-.
She met his eyes, her own all shin-
j ing with unshed tears.
"Don. clearest, if 1 went home to Eng-
land with Mrs. Franklin for a few
months, wouldn't you come and fetch
me there? But to marry you now—
j oh. Don. I cannot!"
"Then hca-" a help me!" he an-
. swered bitterly.
Again he rose, and she saw by the
workings of his face how the indomi-
! table will of the strong man. which
I had never ! efor > b ooked rebuff, strug-
| g'ed for supremacy, even over his
11 came bac k *o her and when he
spoke his voice was low and tense.
Then it'.- all been in vain. Lillie.
You love me. you say; but you can-
not love uie so m a . > 1 love you. for
As Lillie Gordon stood in her pretty
bedroom, watching her maid pack
away the simple white silk gown she
had worn for the marriage ceremony,
her thoughts leaped back to those days J ajj
of long ago. and it seemed scarcely pus- ; brave
sible she could he the same Lillie who
had held love so lightly in that bygone |
The wedding had taken place at 5
o'clock, with no reception afterwards,
owing to the bride's deep mourning.
The previous night Don had partak-
en of his farewell dinner as a bachelor
the middle of the Mg drawing-room
and the lobk on his face made her 6tep
falter in spite of herself it was dark
and almost lowering with suppressed
fury. Then she recovered her self-pos-
session with an effort, and went for-
ward with a pretty obeisance and out
"This is an unexpected pleasure
Prince; and had you come a little latei
you would not have found me here
My husband and I start for Bombay to
"I fear you will not count it a pleas-
ure when you hear on what errand 1
have come," he answered grimly. 1
only regret for your sake that I have
come too late."
"May I ask what you mean?" she
said, somewhat haughtily.
"I mean, madam. I know you suffi-
ciently well to feel sure you would
have hesitated to ally yourself to one
whom you would feel it not worthy to
breathe the same air with you if you
knew what I know concerning him."
Lillie drew up her small person to
its full height, and, in her indignation,
laid aside the air of deference which
usually marked her demeanor towards
her royal visitor.
"Nothing you an say for or against
Captain Gordon can have the slightest
weight with me!" she said, with proud
She still stood, because tr.e Prince
also remained unseate<'. and as she
spoke she put out her little hand to the
chair-back and stayed herself by it, for
she was trembling between annoyance
"It is unchivalrous to cor.tradict a
lady," said Prince Clement, with a
slow, cruel smile; "yet I find myself in
that unfortunate position—obliged to
repeat my statement, that I hr*.ve it in
my power to tell you what I know
would entirely alter your sentiments
towards the man you have unfortu-
"Then tell me nothing!" she cried,
with a little burst of passion. "I de-
cline to listen to you!"
She made a movement as if to sweep
a proud curtsey and pass from tin
room; but, with a quick stride, ths
Prince covered the distance between
them and laid a commanding hand on
"You shall listen to me! I heard of
it too late to prevent this unholy mar-
riage; but at ieast I will not be cheat-
ed of my revenge. I loved you—you
flouted me; and now I can make you
suffer, and you shall suffer!"
"She shrank beneath his iron touch,
for, despite her calm exterior, her heart
beat high with unknown terror in the
clutch of this fanatic, with whom re-
venge was virtue.
"Then I ask your highness to say
what you intend to say quickly, and
me to retire," she said, with a
coolness she was far from feel-
ing. "I beg to remind you again that
Curlons Lmee No tonjfr Made.
Of all the curious kinds of lace, espe-
cially old lace, the most curious is that
which is called point tresse. It is very
rare and was L.ade of human hair.
French collectors say it exists in the
present day only in their cabinets. It
was confined to the early part of the
England's Armored Traliu.
The magnificent armored trains used
bv England in her war with the ltoers
will protect her troops in about the
same way tl.at Hosteller's Stomach
Bitters drives dyspepsia from tne
liuman stomach, and then mounts
guard that it does cot return. The
Bitters has won in every case of incii-
pestion. constipation, liver and kidney
trouble for fifty years.
The French farce of the present day
is as broad as it is long.
Love speaks through the eyes. t..e
lips are otherwise engaged.
The thing most desired of a Spring
Medicine is thorougii purification of
the blood. With this work of
cleansing going on there is com-
plete renovation of every part of
your svstem. Not only is the cor-
rupt blood made fresh, bright and
lively, but the stomach also re-
sponds in better digestion, its
readiness for food at proper times
gives sharp appetite, the kidneys
and liver properly perform their
allotted functions, and there is, in
short, new brain, nerve, mental and
Possesses the peculiar qualities—
Peculiar to Itself— which accom-
plish these good tnings for all
who take it. An unlimited list of
wonderful cures prove its merit.
we are leaving Pindi in two hours'
time, and I expec t my husband to join
'me here every moment."
"Let him come!" returned the Prince
—and he laughed a scathing little
laugh. "Let him come and deny, if he
can, the reaicn why your father's mur-
WILL KEEP YOU DRY.
Don't te fooled w ith a mackintosh
or rubber coat. If you want a coat
that will keep you dry in the hard
est storm tuv the Fish Brand
Slicker. If not for sale In voui
town, write for catalogue to
A. J. TOWER. Boston. Mass.
with his jolly comrades of the Derby- (jerer has never b-en found!"
shire mess, and nov was absent mak- jjer hands lung convulsively to the
ing some last necessary arrangements chajr and she staggered; but only for
at his quarter;, as he and his bride an jnstant. She lifted her blue eyes to
were to leave by the night train for full of imperious s.orn.
Bombay, where they would catch a I "Will you kindly speak more plainly,
hired troopship homeward bound. Prince? If you compel me to listen to
There was a knock at the bedroom , y0U j at ]eas deny your right to speak
door, and Mrs. Franklin's sweet voice ";n Addles."
I Is one f the earliest harbinger? f «firing—. .
I equally sure Incllcati'in is tl.at foiling of Ian-
' guid depression. Many swallows of
i for a summer
I are best for a 3prin^ tonic—ar. i for a summer
I beverage. 5 for 19 cot* w rue for j
. .t of [ remieni, j I1! Itl" 1
f harles E. Hires Co.
if you had askt
asked you I w
do what I have
t have forsaken
r,g herself in
England has placed a large order
for flags with a Cincinnati concern
England is actin:; much lik a nation
that exptcts to acquire territory.
Don. my love, why do you
Wha- makes you so wild an 1
' Don. l).<n. 1 have not for-
i ;! You are all I now hare in
H.s jealousy could not be but stayed
by her passionate fervor; and. sud-
denly. at ton h of (nose ling ng arms
some of the o'.d aim :r.;ierio isness of
the Don of old came to his aid.
"My darling." h ar.-wered. drawing
The young widow was to -tay o*; at
the bungalow for a few weeks longer,
as her child's health was in oo pre-
carious a state to undergo the long sea
journey home, and she had gladly ac-
cepted Lillie's invitation to remain.
Lillie answered the knock hnse'f.
Despite the black crepe gown she now
wore, the young bride looked ral'ant.
with a subdued happiness that made r.ll
else forgotten but the joyous beauty
of her blue eyes and love-lit face. The
other woman, who had lost her d?arest
on earth, looked at her with a mo-
mentary pang of jealous grief. She lit-
tle knew she was coming to chise the
joy frcm those blue eyes forever.
-My love." Mr-. Franklin spoke Apol-
ogetically. "I am so sorry to troubio
you. but Prince Clement Sing has just
arrived from Simla, and demands to j
?ee you. I explained to him you were
busy, and asked if I could not deliver
a message; but he insists on seeing you
■ Has he heard of our—our mar-
liage?" queried Lillie. while a deep?r
colo- tinted her cheek.
"Yes. He evidently knew of it. for
he spoke of you a- Mrs. Gordon, an-
swered the other lady, sm.ling. I
think, dear, perhaps it would be more
diplomatic of you to go to him. io
tell the truth, he was so emphatic j
about seeing you he quite frightened
"He will not frighten me," said Lil-
,ie, lightly. "Really, he is a very tire- |
some individual, and I hope I shall get
rid of him before Don comes back, for
I know Don cordially dislikes him."
She picked up an ivory fan rom her ,
dressing table and went, with a proud,
Arm step, down the broad stair:asef
Her dignity as Don's wife seemed to I
have already added a subtle in< rease of
matronly power to her siim. young
It was open warfare between them
now; but, in the tortured excitement,
she was growing reckless of conven-
tionalities. If Don wer- only by her
side to protect her' S'ne felt she would
have given the world to summon her
kitmutgar—native footman—and drive
Prince Clement Sing from her presence
there and then.
"I will speak all too plainly," he an-
swered, bowing low. "It was Captain
Gordon himself who shot Captain Der-
"You dare say this to me?"
The words came in panting breaths I
through her part-he 1 lips, her bosom j
heaved, and she stood like a lioness at
"I dare, because it is the truth!" he
hissed. ' Ask himself. He is here to
For the portiere had been driven
aside, and within the threshold of the
door stood Don, in all the bravery' of
full-dress uniform he had worn for his
wedding, and which he had not yet had
time to change.
In one hand he held by the silken
drapery, the other hand was clutching
the hilt of his sword, and on his face
the smile of joyous welcome had frozen
and left it ghastly pale.
iTo be continued.)
A Chance for the Hotter.
Lady Violet Greville. commenting on
the emancipation of women, says that
in the early days of Queen Victoria a
married woman never took an airing
cn foot, even in the park, unless at-
tended by her maid, and it is only with-
in the last fifteen years that girls of
good family could walk alone in cer-
tain quiet and respectable streets.
There was once a time when to drive
alone in a hansom would have subject-
ed a lady to the imputation of being
fast and immodest. Now there U
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