The Manchester Journal. (Manchester, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 4, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 5, 1894 Page: 3 of 4
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PARAGRAPHED CURRENT EVENTS
OF THE WEEK.
(ilninrd from Hi* l our Cornrrt of
flir World immI ( oii«|riinrft m Miort
I'fii ni|i'M|»h« for ilio 4 uuvciii«ii( « of
Him Jud Kruiler».
A luw i»nc| order lt*i|fiin La* bvcnur-
ffmi/i'd In .laiiipstown.
'I'Im* HrHinli •deutnei lililn, from RIU
bon, won wrecked siindB.v during * ft>|f
nrur LnIkihi. ’I h« crew nun hmim),
(Jenerul Clcuirnt A Kvrii* hn* with-
drawn from tlie cufiVftMi for the Dciu*
ocrutic nomination for fli»v4trnor of
(imirjflu. 'HiIn |ravea the Uelii to W,
Sutunlay nflrrtliiy afternoon 1.000
fttrlkinif mii.iTH tit McKresport, I’a.,
reprrNrntatIvcn of thirty-live pita, and
•nd l.ooo men drrldod to return to
work under the ( oIiiiuImin acalc.
I• M. Abbott, a veteran printer,
tiled Saturilay ut l>tthii<|ue, la. lie hud
aet type there for thirty neven yearn,
and wnh a brother of f«eneral J.
Abbott., aenator from North ( urolina.
•f. I*. Walt era. of Dalton, 111. died
Monday morning at ( ri*»*ion, la, affed
ho. lie was u noted nlHditionUt utid
<!0*worker of Allen I*. Lovejoy 111 the
tindergroiinil rai way thirty-five year*
The Ilyatt nchoot nlute factory at
Ilungor, I'a.. wan tlesiroyed by fire
Thursday. The lima will reach $ho,000;
Insurance $'»<), oon. Tiirec hundred
workmen have heed thrown out of
A New York morning paper aaya
Kichard C'roker, thi* ex-leader of Tain-
many hall, Is co ini tiff baek to New
^ ork He w 111 tell from LWot pool
next Thurs<luy, it in said, and arrive
July 4 or 5.
During a storm Saturday afternoon
near CofTeyrillc, Tenn., two funner*
were struck by lijfhtninjf and instant-
ly killed. The clothes were burned
from their bodies and the flesh cooked
on their hones.
a wind storm Sunday night did great
damage to property and crops near
Tiffin, O. It completely destroyed a j
lar^e orchard on the Yannetts farm.
The fir*t TMtUli translation of the
lllhle was III till* Irish tongue.
Countess Mare AIImhiI IVpplo. at
one time a rival of Jennie l.iud, died
Nil nil it at Ville d'Avray, Home.
f'arl llrnwne, thrCoxeylte is talking
of another Joltmey. Ills later t Ncheme
is to march WK) of hia tried men to
Mall street and thence to the West,
The Duchess of York, wife of Prince
fieorge, of Wales, heir presumptive to I l<wr the** oh. t love t . * I
till* I limiin nf lli«. I'nitcl I* IniTiliiiit Mf b"P‘ 4 I
I leva |hee oh. i,» won • ........
• "ip* h-if ait Woe ho in i
Af>4 vtt wi» heart uniat bate n* « y
Ah*l miam siprrN.lna In t n ,
I« sii lo I bon with i
Though fuel si Hi anger Sinl * ilh •*■ urn,
Mill would lay Ups my love r< peat
I lave tfjrp oh, would Ihnu eouUUl Un*• ar
’I h* huuif* i "f n .■ • * I 1
Afo'd th» thrmw I hid*1 my wt»u
A lid mask with miiltr* i !»• **rcrct snurl
Mv b«ip< •« and dreams aro
Though storin !>«*(l«I«t and ar
Wv drat hi"«« |Mk««luti n» < i
• Mil sight
1 love thee' lo all pomp an I |
Ik'sldt* ttiv l<ivn would •'ink
A»*r| r\t*n i*lory s rrinisofi floMur
Would pul* ls»for*< that ! • I of light
Omateblsss n*arl If ll mlu \
Ho happy all mr days would > «•
Mv heart would throb with hliss dlvlno,
And angel eye* would nutv in*1
Snoiuei Min turn I’eelt
THE MERCHANT’S CRIME.
IIV lllllt *TII> \l l.Mt. .lit.
CUAITKK VI—( "NTiNi i n.
A. 1 *niiI Morton .•iitori'.l, lli** dying
fnnn turned hl« glu/ing uy» toward
him. and thru toward th« boy at hi.
kldn, it. If ugulu t<> commend him lo
hi. cars I'unl understood, and witli
pale fuoo hn nodded i>* If to aMUi'o
the dying man that he undertook
tli«> trn.t Then n more cheerful
look <'iimo over tlm fa'i'o <r. IIal|di.
Il*i looked with a glunco of t»■ mI• • r
love at III, .on. tliua lii, head ,uuk
buck. hia eye a clon'd. and the breath
Mi bi* boa
The.deed an* cnntiiuitnuted! Ralph
Itnymond wu* *l*ud!
“I'oor gentleman! So h*.’* dead!"
raid the nurao witli it |irofi-„ional
sigh, "and no doubt ho', hottoi off.1'
No anawor wa, Mia lo to tiii, r
mark. Neitlier I’aul Morton nor
Robert «e<Mnoil mollnod to -i»uk
flic former uu, broiijjlit faco to face
with the ConaeqHence of iii, crime.
Tlio latter Ms tilled with the tiret
desolation of orlef. Throe day,
later the funeral took |>lueo I’aul
Morton took care that everythlnif
,li on hi he In si riot a............ with
the wealth and |>o,iilon of the d<
eea,ed Me atrove lu satisfy hi,
Major Moore, the local chief of the
and Samuel Stein tvas fatally crushed | police, has been in conference with
the sergeants-at-arms of the senate
and house regarding precautions to tic
by a falling tree.
AtChie.ngo. Mrs. < arrie Heed, a book-
keeper of thetieorge Thamer Lnmticr
< ompany, was shot five times and kill-
ed Thursday afternoon by a man sup-
posed to be her husband. 'The mur-
derer at once committed suicide.
It is reported lliat John J. Ingalls |
w ill accept tlie editorship of the New
York Commercial Advertiser next fall.
Mis delay in accepting tiip offer is said
to be due to his desire to engage in
the comiug campaign in Kansas.
The torpedo boat KricUson was
towed over the l.et laire rapids by the
Irene It. Saturday, and arrived at Dav-
enport, la., at ,1 o'clock. She will lay
over there a week, reeeiting finishing
touches, and will then be taken down
Carl r.rowne appeared at the eapitol
Saturday with a handful <_ f Coxoy's
campaign badges and attempted to
distnuute them, but was stopped by
the police unde the law forbidding
tlie distribution of advertising matter
in the capitol.
Kelly has succeeded in thoroughly
arousing Ihe sympathies of tho work-
ing elassess at Louisville, Ivy., and is
“mailing hay while the sun shines.”
Me will get away from there with a
neat sum. Me spoke Saturday night
at National park.
William A. Simsrott. late treasurer
and secretary of the Switchmen's Mut-
ual Aid Association, has left Chicago.
Me was discharged from an '*
quarantine at the Tortugas with one
case on board.
Henry A. S'aizer manager of the
.To in A. snlzer Seed company. I a
i .jss ;. Wis.. is In Kurope looking up
asylum and quietly took his wife and tinL' Albatross, from Havana, reached
child and went away. Mis relatives ' .....—.....-* i-.-ul. «~~
said lie did not tell where he was go-
ing'. but he said he would be absent a
Frank Elliot, a young man bulls __________r _________„ r
years of age. shot himself ut his home I rare novelties in vegetables and new
things in the farm see . line. Me will
visit the celebrated fanning districts
of France, tlermanv, England, J Sol
gititii. Russia and itolicmia, and the
customers of this wide awake firm can
congratulate themselves upon his
bringing aiong the cream of farm and
vegetable seous that these foreign
it Abilene has a Kindergarten associ-
Ctesare Giovanni Santo' the man
who murdered President Carnot, is
son of Marie Itroglioand Antoine t ies
avio. lie joined the anarchist associ-
ation at an early age. In January,
1892, he tried, with two fellow anar-
chists, to start a newspaper, but was
unable to raise the funds necessary to
float it. The police watched him un-
til the end of 1S92, w hen lie went to
Five hundred visitors to the Masonic
temple roof garden on the twenty-tirst
floor of the Masonic temple, were giv-
en a fright Sunday afternoon, and a
panic was narrowly averted. A few
minutes lu'fote J o'clock lire was dls- I
covered in a rubbish room on the
fouith floor adjoining the shafts of
freight elevators and for a time look* t
as though there would bo serious cou-
sequenses. Prompt action on the pat'
of the firemen prevented serious dam-
age to the building and the lire was
confined to the rublish and felt wraps
of scores of steam and gas pipes which
ran to the roof. There was no smoke
perceptible on the roof until the
flames were discovered pouring from
the doors of the freight elevators.
The seven elevators soon landed the
people all on the ground without auy
in Fort Scott Monday morning, lie
cannot recover. Despondency over a
love affair ts supposed to lie the cause
for the deed. This was the second at-
tempt he had made on his life iu
twelve hours. His sister ended her
own life two months ago and his fa-
ther killed himself in thut city three
Erastus Wiman lias obtained an or-
der, returnable ou Friday, to show
cause why he should not have a stay
of proceedings pending his appeal.
A couple of lady rvangelists who
have been holding services in Rohrer's
ball. North Ottawa, are now diligent-
ly laboring on the streets in mission-
ary work. They herald the interest-
ing fact that the Lord will come on
July 20 and 21. and as the time is nec-
essarily short have redoubled their ef-
forts to redeem the lost. They are
eloquent speakers and formidable in
argument. —Ottawa Republican.
There Is considerable speculation
again st Excelsior 'springs. Mo., over
the now famous Dr. i raker drowning
rase A representative of the insur-
ance companies has been there inter-
viewing pome important witnesses and
ias stated that two persons are now
there who will swear that they saw
the missing man at the world's fair
and elsewhere after he was supposed
to have been drowned. The informa-
tion seems to be of a more reliable
character than any yet obtained. Fol-
lowing this statement a well known
citizen there says he saw a letter of
recent date that was written and
signed by the doctor, but refused to
tell who had received tlie communica-
the throne of the Tinted Kingdom,
was safely delivered of u son Satur-
At the sale of tlie Avondale stable
Thursday in the paddock at Washing-
ton nark. Chicago. Ida I'lcUwIck wua
sold for S'i.ismi and Frauietn for 12,700,
both toll, V. Dalgren.
George T Mealy, recognized in two
continents as one of Ihe greatest por-
trait painters of the century, died at
his home in Chicago Sunday, at the
age of 81. lie was horn iu iloston in
John Munson Craig, known as John
I’owers. the Kentucky giant, died at
ids home in Danville, Did , Thursday.
Me wus a museum attraction for twen-
ty years und weighed 7txt pound*, lie
was 4tl years old.
A Creek Indian recently liought a
big rooking stove. W hen lie got home
with it lie found thut it wouldn't go
into the home, so he built a slo-d out
in tlie buck yard and the rooking is
nun done there.
I'oliee Captain Colo stepped into a
saloon at Clinton, la., to stop a tight
and tlie entire company jumped on
him. In tlie melee lie shot William
Metier, who died from theefTeets. * up-
tain Cole was sobudly hurt thut he hud
t i be earrie away
W Idle the tin- department of Colum-
bus, It., was drilling on Itrond street,
Monday morning, tlie immense water-
tower toppled over and crushed into a
surrey, killing James II. Frederick. Ilia
wife and a gentleman named Rigby,
wlio were iu the surrny escaping.
Rev G. I. Phillips, pastor of tlie
Methodist church at Espanola. N. M.,
met with a fatal accident while cut-
ting alfalfa. Me curried a W inchester
on tin- machine to shoot gophers with,
and by sudden jolt the gun was dis-
charged, the hull passing through hia troublesome conscimic by paying
the utmost resp • • t to the man for
j whoso death he had conspireii.
Owing to the .ongabscjice of Ralph
Raymond from tin country liter.
' were not very many who remember-
ed liIm. but I’aul Morton invilol liis
own friends and acquaintance- liber-
l ally, and the iuvitatlon was accepted
I by a large number as there are al-
ways those who have some morbid
| feelings and appear to enjoy uppeur-
' lug hi a f u no iu 1 Ihe rooms were
draped iii black The door bell was
mu'foil in crupc. and I ho presence of
death in the house was onto Pillions
h made known to all who passed.
Among these then- was James Crom-
well. who for some reason, nearly
every evening, after his • hours
of labor wore over, came tip to take
a look at the houses in Twenty-
.nintli street, which appeared to have
M groat attraction for him. When
lie saw the crapo lie managed to
learn through a mcvhiiI tlie precise
lliour of the mi**i » . and ■ ioj11 i to
This employer for leave of absence en
|thnt dm .
••It will bo inconvenient*'’ said Itis
• I must go.1' said the clerk, “I
wish to attend a funeral.’’
Supposing that it must bo the fu-
neral of a relation, or at least, a
friend, tlie employer made r.o fur-
ther oojoetiou. As the time of the
service approached. James Cromwell
attired himself in his best, and made
liis way to tlie house. Mis entrance
was unnoticed among the rost. for
there was a large number present.
Mo got into un out-of-the-way corner,
and listened attentively to the sol-
emn service for tho dead, as per-
formed by one of tlie most eminent
clergymen in the city. Among the
rest his eye rested on I’aul Morton,
who sat with his face buried in his
handkerchief. At length Paul looked
from behind tho handkerchief, and
his eyo roved over the company.
Suddenly he turned livid. Mis eye
met that o.f a thin young man. with
light hair, in an ont-of-the wuj cor-
ner. and he remembered at once un-
der what circumstances they had met
there are ou
taken to guard against tlie possibility
of any violence from cranks in the cap-
itol and for watching suspicious char-
The fourth annual State Epworth
League, nf Nebraska, convention
closed Sunday night at Grand Island,
under the most favorable outlook fy»r
a prosperous future. The attendance
reached over luu, und a very large ma-
jority of these were constant attend-
| unts at tlie various sessions
A statement from tlie
of pensions shows tlint
tlie pension rolls 13,f>2.» pensioners of
the Mexican war and 7,till widows; .1.-
100 survivors of the Indian wars and
3,001 widows, while applications arc
pending for 2,570 Mexican pensions and
2,133 Indian war pensions.
Two miners named James Johnson
and Hugh Means, were killed in a
shuft on the Jacobs A Frye grounds at
Joplin, Mo., last week. They care-
lessly stepped into the tub while the
hoislingmun s attention was attracted
els-where, and as the brake was in t
set they fell to the bottom of the
Reports have been received at the
marine capital bureau of yellow fever
in quarantine at two points. A vessel
reached Galveston Saturday from
Vera Cruz via Tampico, with one ease
on board, ami reported that tivo had
ine riuie ! ‘lied on the trip. Tlie Rritish brigan-
1 merely t'oino to bring some message.
■■Is Mr. Morton at home?''
“Y< *, lie Is at homo.”
“I would like to sow linn "
**ffo doesn't sec visitor*, on ac-
count of a doiitli in (lie family, I
will carry your message."
"I must scu him," Insisted tlm
“I don't • Mink ho will son you,"
“1 do. bo go uud toll him 1 am
"W bat name shall I carry to him?"
"Tho nuiiio is of no consequence.
Toil caii tell It i in that the young man
whom he noticed at tho funeral ii
bore and wishes to *eu him on vary
i Impnitunl business "
••I lint's a quenr me-,-age.” thought
the servant, but concluded that it
wa some one v.ho hud something to
do with furnishing something for the
funeral, uud wus uu .lout lo get hi*
Mr. Morton was sitting in hia
library, or u room furnishod with
hooka, which wont by that namo,
when tho servant entered.
“There i» somebody to sco you,
sir," sh<* said.
••Who is It?"
“I don't know his name."
“I* it u gentleman?"
“No, sir." •
“Mid you tc|| Iii pi I was not rA^alv-
Ing visitors now?''
“lie said be wanted lo sec you on
very important business."
“Why didn't ho give hi* name?"
“Me said that 1 was to tell you it
was the young man you noticed at
tlie funeral," said tlie sen ant
Mr. Morton turned pain, but at
one*; recovered himself
“I am not sure thut I know who it
i«.’ lie said, “but 1 can easily a-ocr-
tuin. You may bring him up "
“You are to come up," said the
Jam.s Cromwell stuiled In eon-
"I thought so " lie said to himself.
"Well, now for my game. It will lie
a ditticult one, but I will doiny lie»t."'
Indt alone, i'liul Morton licgan to
consider how lie should treat the
new-comer Mo resolved to affect
no recognition at first amt after-
ward* indifference. He thought lie
might be able to overawe tho young
man. from his own superiority in
social position and so prevent Iii*
carrying out tlie purposes lie pro-
pos'd Accordingly, when James
< romuell entered the room lie arched
itis brows a little, and looked in-
quiringly at him
“Have you business with me'" ho
said, abruptly. “Mid not my servant
inform you thut. on account of u re-
cent death, I nta not receiving callers
at present. ?’’
thought you would see me,”
said tin young mail, with a mixture
of familiarity and boldness.
“If you liavo no business with me.
I am at a loss to know why you have
intruded yourself upon me at such a
time, l'orhaps. however, von were
unaware of my recent affliction."
• I am quite aware of it, Mr. Mor-
ton. In fact. I was present at tho
funeral, if you refer to tlie death of
Mr. Raymond. anJ unless 1 am
greatly mistaken, you yourself ob-
served mo there.”
••You were present at tho funeral!
What brought, you here?"
“ That seems rather an inhospitable
question. For some reasons of my
own. I felt an interest in what was
going on in this house, and made it
my business to become acquainted
with all that passed When 1 heard
of Mr. Raymond's death, I resolved
at once to attend tlie funeral.’'
“1 suppose you must have known
Mr Ray mood, then." said I’aul Mor-
ton. with something of a sneer.
“No. I had not the pleasure of a
personal acquaintance with the gen-
tleman.' said James Cromwell, who,
far from being overawed by the evi-
dent haughty tone of the other, pre-
served hi* composure with admirable
The decoration of the French acad-
emy lias been conferred upon l’rofcs
wir W. M. Sloane. of Princeton college,
American commissioner to the inter-
national athletic congress which
closed at Paris Saturday.
A violent wind and Iiaii storm swept
over Chillicothe, Mo., (Sunday after-
noon. Lightning struck several barns
and residences, but uo less of life i* | sont t„ n,L. senate
reported. Trees wore blown to the j eoiumi' si iuer of
A dispatch to tlie London Daily
News from Paris says: The funeral
of President Carnot has been fixed
Sunday. The remains will be laid in
the Pantheon where Victor Hugo is
buried, beside those of Laznre Carnot,
tlie president's grandfather.
ground, grain and corn fields were
blown flat and the wheat harvest will
be considerably retarded. Hailstones
two inches in diameter fell, greatly
damaging small fruit.
Sir Matthew Haillie ltrgbic, chief
justice uf British Columbia, is dead.
Unless the cutting of tho Missouri
river at St Joe. at the foot of Jules
street, near the Francis street depot,
can lc speedily clicked, it willin'
only a question of time until the trick
nf the Kansas City, st. Joe A t'otiueil
HI tiff* railroad will be swept away.
Tlie threatened danger v.us noticed
Saturday morning for tin* first time by
the railroad officials, ami they at
mice took active measures to prevent
fui i It ■!• damage' but without anv up-
paieu success, iis fully eighteen feet
of tlie bank wus swept away within
Replying to a resolution of the lutli
the secretary of the interior Saturday
an estimate by the
pensions of the
amount of pension appropriation
which will remain unexpended at the
close of the year. The ominssloner
expresses tlie opinion that the amount
will approximatet" 1.3*5,000.
lt.v the capsizing of a launch din ing
a squall on lake St. i lair Sunday af-
ternoon three persons were drowned
and two others narrowly escaped, by
keeping afloat Utilil r. * uud l> the
crew of th steamer J, H. Paul.,.
None of tlie bodies have been rccuvv: -
Although a few stragglers from
Genera! 1 rve's industrial army drift",i
into Washington Saturday, the ma i.
body did not arrive until Mouday. The
can il boats are at Great 1 alls, sixt -on
miles above tlie city, and are ap-
proaching slowly. There is no food
save bread anil coffee, and not always
u good supply of that
Paul Morton Mas a Visitor.
Paul Morton's consternation can
hardly bo described, when, iu the
number who had come to witness
tlie funeral ceremonies of Ralph Ray-
mond. tie recognized the *h pinan in
tho obscure druggist’s shop where
lie had purchased the poison The
sweat stood out upon his hrow. and
lie eagerly questioned himself— how
much did this mail know.or what did
lie suspect, or was ii is presence pure
ly accidental ?
Hut he could hardly believe that a
man in such a position would attend
tlie funeral, unless he had snum ob-
ject in view. Mow had lie found out
his name and residence? U as it pos-
sible that he had been tracked? Mo
looked furtively at the young man.
now grown an ob eet of strange und
dread interest to him. Me noted his
insignificant features, and tlie gen-
eral meanness of his appearance, and
he began to pluck up courage
"Suppose he does suspect any-
thing.” ho thought; “will his testi-
mony be believed against, mine:1 A
miserable druggist’s clerk, probably
on a starvation salary. At the worst
1 can buy him off for a small sum "
Reassured by these thoughts, he
recovered li is boldness, und in look-
ing about him, did not hesitate to
meet the gaze of James < romwoll,
without suffering a trace of tho first
agitation to be seen. Hut that- first
agitation hail been observed at the
time by the druggist's eii rU, ami in
had drawn his own conclusions from
“Me has use! tlie poison " lie said
to himself, “and ii is for that reason
that my presence alarms him. Ii
Tho company who were a-sembled.
loft tho house, and with them Jam, .
Cromwell. Mo vveut baek to hi.-
room, not feeling that il was o im-
portance to remain long, r lie had
shown himself at the funeral, he had
boon recognized, uud thus ho bud
paved the wav for tho interview
which ho meant to have, and tlut
very shortly. Two evenings Jator.
he approached the house in Twenty-
ninth street, and asconuing the
steps, bold y rang the lie I Th .*
servant who answered the summons,
looked at him inquiring! . >upi "
ing from his appearuneo that he had
■•Was Mr. Raymond rich?" lie
Y" i impertinent scoundrel! bc-
1 gone instantly, or I will summon iny
servants and have you kicked down
my front steps!"
••That might not be altogether
prudent. Mr. Morton,” said James
t 'roui well.
••Might not be prudent! What do
you moan by your cursed impu-
dence.1” demanded tlie merchant,
glaring furiously at the druggist’s
“What do I
James < Tom well.
I*o you w ish mo
to answer your question?”
“1 demand that you answer my
question, and thut immediately.”
-aid the merchant, hardly knowing
wlint ho did. -o carried away was lie
by liis unreasonable anger.
“Very well, I will do so,' said tlie
clerk, quietly; "but. as it may take
a brief time, will you not bo kind
enough to resume your seat?”
( MAI 1 Eli \ III.
James Cromwell's Triumph.
The coolness displayed by James
Cromwell had its effect upon the
merchant Mechanically ho obeyed,
ami resumed his seat.
“Sav what you have to say, and be
done with it." tie muttered.
“It may be necessary lor me to re-
mind yon that 1 am employed in a
druggist's shop on the Rowery.”
“I hope you like your situation,"
said Haul Morton with a sneer.
“No, I don't like it. and that is
tho reason why I have come to you,
hoping that you will help mo to
This was said with quiet self-
possession, and I’aul Morton began
to reu!i/e with . uneasiness that this
young man, whom lie had looked
upon with contempt, was not :o
easily to be ov. rawed or managed as
li,- hud expected.
“This is a cool request, consider-
ing that you aro a comparative
stranger to me
'•Then,” said James Cromwell,
i"ivniug slightly forward, and look-
ing intently ut Mr ».ortou, “may I
ask to wh it use you liavo put tlie
silicic | ois n vv;i eh you purchased
of mb ten days since?"
The color rushed to Caul Morton's
Lie at tills direct Interrogation.
• The poison’ ' he repeated.
“tvs. you certainly liuve uut for-
gotten the purchase."
I iliii ic a m ut lie mistaken iu
• ardon me, I am no,. ’
••Suppose that I did buy poioou.
1 how should you Identify me with tha
purchaser, and how came you to
know where I llvod?"
“I sent a boy to follow you homo,"
“You (lalN'd to ilu tliut "
“Why not? We liavo no curiosity
about our < rwloary customer*, but
when a person makes such a pur*
clisso a* you did. wo foci Inclined to
learn ali we can about him."
“A praiseworthy precaution! Well,
I admit that I did buy the poison.
What II" n
“I asked to w list purpose you had
p .g l( 1
“Very well. 1 have uo objection to
tell you. although 1 deny your right
to tntrudo in my private affair*,
which I rogarJ aa a piece of gro»*
iui|iertinenoev f bought it. u* f
Hi ink I staled to you st the time, at
the request und for tho use of a friend.
“Would you tell me tho frlond'n
name?'' asked the clerk itn|>erlurba-
“Mo lives in Thirty-soventh
“Wh»t || his namo’1’
“None of your business,"oxclulined
the merchant passionately.
“I beg your pardon, but T wa*
blunted by iny employer for not tak-
ing down the name of tbo purchaser,
and I told him in return that I would
gather full particulars."
“You may toll nim it i* all right
Me must liavo heard of me and nf my
firm, und that will satisfy him "
“Hut tho namo of this gcnllemun
in Thlrty-aeventh stroot—"
“Is not necessary to tho purpose."
“Mas thero been a death in his
family within ten days?” asked tho
clerk in quiet tones, but there wa* a
significance in them that sent a
thrill through tbo frame of the lis-
••What makes you ask that?" ho
••I will tell you.” said James (Tom*
well boldly,throwing off his ro-orvo.
"it is a* well to be frank, and there
i* no iihd in mincing mutters l do
not lielicre tlii* story of the man in
• Thirty-Seventh street I think vou
bought tho article for your own use.
Since tho pu chase there ha* been a
death in your house.’
•'Your inference i* ridiculous.''
*uid the merchant nervously. “My
intimate and dear friend, Mr Ray-
mond. was sick of an incurable dis-
ease, as the physician will testify.and
it could have terminated in no other
“I am quite willing to believe you
are right.” said the clerk Still, un-
der the circumstances, yon will not
object to an investigation I feel it
| my duty to inform a coroner of the
facts in tho case, and if on examina-
tion no traces of the action of poison
can be found iu the deceased, of
course you are entirely exonerated
[TO BK CONTUfCKD. J
Tlirj Make a tsood IIaIiis for lortnn«*
it is said by tho detectives of tho
central office, who occasionally have
to deal with tlie fortune-telling, hyp-
notic. clairvoyant sharp*, that these
latter gentlemen make their living
by tbo skill with which they treat
tlie curious maiden ladies of uncer-
tain age and tho army of stout anil
middle aged women who endeavor,
by bleaching their hair and powder-
ing their faces, to conceal from them-
selves and the world tlie fact that
they are growing old. The fortune-
tellers are men who apparently real-
ize that there is in this world a large
number of foolish women of mature
years, who do not object to plying
$3 or 4-"i for having their fortunes
told by some of the remarkable seers
who ure doing such a lucrative busi-
ness just now iu this line
The fortune-telling sharps aro
usually men between 30 and -i ■ years
oi age. of ail owl-like air and more
or less impressiveness of manner,
and they fondle the hands ol their
visitors as they read the lines after
a fashion that would be ridiculous if
it were not lucrative. There is no
real harm in all of this, according
to tlie detectives, says tlie New York
Sun. except that onco in a while a
particularly idle and foolish old wo-
man permits these sharps to get tho
best of her so (ar os to extort sum*
of money, on one pretext or another,
beyond the usual limit of 43 for con-
sultation. Sometimes the pretext is
an enlargement of his business, his
desire lo bu. a beautiful picture, or
some other trinket of value to him.
but as often as not tbo man succeeds
1 in wheedling sums of money varying
from 4-'i to 4-'-’i purely a- a “loan." It
is when the “loan" gets to be of un-
usual proportions that the police
aro called in. They know the for-
tune-tellers very well, and there is
never any trouble about getting
back tlie niouey. but tlie elderly, fool-
ish woman In the case is usually in a
stiue of treiuoudous mental pertur-
bation while it is all going on.
4 miuipr Irritation
One of the popular Eugiish authors
of the da/ was wholly incapacitated
from work by a lady who lived next
door and strummed through Han-
del’s “Messiah.” liis idea of the in-
violability of an Englishman's bouse
did not allow him to send in any
message, und he was at his wits’ end
until he saw in a daily paper that
steam-whistles could be bought to
fit on kettle-spouts. Me provided
himself with one, and put the kettle
on tlie fire in the rociu nearest tho
singer. As soon as tho whistle be-
gun lie went out. Of course tho
bottom came off tho kottle. but it
cost little to solder it on again, and
after two or throe soldering* tho
lady look the hint. Argonaut
lomm, Hardnui Will iny brother
go to hoav oi, too!'
Sunday School Teacher- Yes. if ha
Tommy- -Well, if I'm there I'll bot
vou he’ll go out quicker than ho
came in there.
Teacher 1 wouldn't let that worry
me, Thomas You will probably bo
somewhere else. Texas Niftingi
Thr Central American Ape.
On an island off tho Mosquito
coast. Nicaragua. Central America,
there is a species of ape very closely ’
resembling the African gorilla, both
in size and in its sunny disposition
Mow it came thero is only a matter :
cf conjecture —for it departs unduly ,
Irom tlie characteristics of tho i
American monkey tribe.
Admitted to l>c
the finest prep-
aration of tho
kind in the mar-
ket. Makes tho
l>cst and most
wholesome bread, cake, and biscuit. A
hundred thousand unsolicited testimo-
nials to thi-. effect are received annually
by its manufacturers. Its sale is ^renter
than that uf all other baking powders
'<l six *:o sown** r.n to* wavl st, lew von*
CURIOUS USE OF TOBACCO.
p,.|i|, „l,» H„>„k* Troll* lb- Agr uf
El,* \ «***••
,.ll th*» l.nshal sinokc invetrrslcly,
even tin- children of live mu* of ug<-
and their children rcuk with rank to
Jwciii smoke, says a writer in Gentle-
man.* Magazine 'Ihe inen into short
pip*-* made of bamboo the women u*e
a more elaborate one, the bowl of clay
communicating to <8 stem with a re-
ceptacle for water, through which the
smoke pa**.** to a long', slender mouth-
piece of ornamental metal. I lie water
in the receptacle, when fouled by to-
bacco ju cc, i* emptied into small
gourd* stoppered with n plug <>f wood.
These gourd* are carried by tlie men
in cotton bug* with oilier necessary
articles for traveling, and a mouthful
of the content* is occasionally sipped
and the monthrlnseil therewith, when
it i* spat out.
It in considered polite to offer a sip
from this gourd to a friend, a* a pinch j
of snuff was formerly in Europe. A
friendly native will do so even to an
Englishman, but the writer has never
heard of anyone but Maj. Lewin who
had tlie courage to accept the coinpli- |
inent. That officer w hen deputy com-
missioner of the i tiittagon.'hill tracts,
rendered himself thoroughly familiar
with the border tribes, und is proba-
bly the best authority on all matters j
regarding those dwelling near the
Chittagong' frontier. The writer pur
chased and brought to England one of
the small gourds which are here spok-
en of. tin' contents of which, with dis-
astrous effects. were spilled over the
papers contained in his dispatch box.
Wltat h* Hfinl.
Adolnhuk—I m afriiil I hit him
MQCPflly hunt I JiiNt looked At him.
you know, in a nigtilflcavii way, »o4
Miicl: ** Th • fooU »'vn t nil clena yet
Arthur — \n I what did In* nmyt
Adolphii* lit* *»4il«l “N*> hut roa
aren't looking w«*ll. Dollv you <| bei-
V*r Ink't rare of yourn lf.“ Wonder
what in tira<* ho was driving *t?—
11***** m • w• »i»»|»hor le« with Olfrr#rln».
l*u< • liat>|Mwl Haul* it fid I an , T»’n«l--r >r tura ►• ••»,
A' - ('■ U. t'Urki.4 ..New m
—“May." sail her liushmd, a* they
prepared to go nut calling “do you
really mean to use tlm*.; calling cards
with your name spelled ‘Mae Kaeliryn
Aly* Smith.”" "I certainly do." re-
plied Mr* May Catherine ^miih. “Very
well," said her husband, firmly, “I am
with you," Biul he politely pros nted
her with a card neatly inscribed "Jorjo
I'hrederyc Albyrt smith."—Chicago
»* llnn«o*T« !*1aglr ( urn *«ilv*.M
<rorr.»M*'ii itfcuiciff n,..n*»v r«.-fuutJt*d. AaH your
Iriuxiai tor it. }*nc«* ir. .-nrv
Noih tur In It.
Hriggs—I hear Von Klammer invited
you out to dinner. (Juite a saving
when you get asked out to dinner, is
Griggs—Not. if it was the sort of a
dinner wc had last night.
Griggs (sorrowfully 1 We played po-
ker afterwards —Brooklyn Life.
The United Kingdom produces every
year about l‘*'JO,Oon,OUU of manufae-
An An*rchi*t Mimkl.h C.»l*»ny-
Estagel, in the department of the
eastern l’yrennees, lias a colony “f
rb mt fifty professed anarvh sts. who
live something after the fusion uf the
monks of the Thebald. They never
don'iv work except to cook enough
victuals to enable them to exist: they
have taken vow-, never to marry, and
keep away from female society alto-
gether: they do not go to taverns: they
dress simply, and are said to be strict-
ly clean in their habits The police
made a decent ou them recently and
seized a number of anar.'liist pamph-
lets and newspapers which they had in
their rooms.—London Telegraph.
It Wa. Enoiiab.
llilker—I uudestaud your landlady-
gives you a piece of steak not larger
than your two fingers.
“I shouldn't think that was enough.”
“Oh, I don't know about that. I al
most wish sometimes after I've been
chewing on it for half an hour or so
that it wasn't so much as it is.—De-
troit Free Press.
( Ilmals anil rrn|>« all High •
Oklahoma has thousands oi acres of
1 the finest farming land in tlie world,
wait ug for you or anybody with
, a little cash and lots of
gumption. Climate and crops aro
'just right. Farms will cost more
nexty-ar than thi*. To find out if
this is tlie country you vv vnt, askU T.
Nicholson, G. !’. A. Santa Fe Route,
Topeka, Kas., fo- free copy of Oklaho-
ma folder; new edition just out, hand-
Very Chffap 1 a.
Housekeeper— \re y >u sure that thi*
i isn't half coperas'
Dealer (convincinglyl—We couldn't
sell coperas at the extreme y low
price we charge for this tea, nia am.—
N. Y. Weekly.
Greek and Roman virgins praved to
Gortuna for a good 1 *>>•- 1
The clepsydra, or water clock, was
used at Kabylon at a very early date
mid was introduced at Rome by Scipio
Nassiea about the year 15s 11. C.
Toothed wheels were added to it by
• tessibius about HO II. C. Some wri-
ters say that they were found to be in
use in llritain by Ciesar iu the year
It. i . Tlie only clock in the world is
said to have been sent by Pope Paul 1
to Pepin, king of Franee, in the year
A- 1>. 700.—St. Louis Republic.
Fmiiknc* uf the Small Hoy.
There is one virtue about the small
boy—tie is usually very frank, although
not always politic. Such a youngster
appeared at a country school, and the
teacher, as a preliminary, had a talk
with him. “Well, my little man," she
said pleasantly. "Do you know why
you come to school?" Yes, ma'am.”
“Do you. indeed? Tell me why?”
“ 'Cause lra said I was in her way all
the time at home, and site didn’t waul
the bother of me." was the reply, and
tlie teacher subsided.
Three Stages of Love.
Clara —I don't know what to make
of your brother. For three months
after vve met he did nothing but write
poetry to me.
Dora—Mas lie stopped at that?
“Ye«. since then he has made me
some niee presents, but he has even
“Hum! Let—me—see. The house*
hold pages of our newspaper have been
clipped terribly of late. No doubt he
is making a collection of cooking re-
ceipts. He's in earnest "
—She—“You profess to tnink n
great deal of me. That is all right as
long as everything is going pleasantly,
Hut would you make any great sacri-
fice for my sake?' Me— You know I
would. Haven't I offered to marry
Brings comfort and improvement and
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. Tlie many, who live bet-
ter than others and enjoy life more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world’s best produets to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to nealth of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and pleas-
ant to tiie taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect lax-
ative; effectually cleansing tlie system,
Jispelling colds, headaches and fevers
and permanently curing constipation.
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with tlie approval of the medical
profession, because it acts on tlie Kid-
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak-
ening them and it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug-
gists in 50c and 41 bottles, but it is man-
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Fig*,
and being well informed, you will nof
accept any substitute if offered.
W.K- TJ. •WlnfoU Vol. 7—27
When AnsweringAdvertisements Kind
Mention this Paper.
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of a «lisor«>r«d system Pr. Pierce's Dolden
Medical Discovery rrpvonts and rrRFs oil
li^er and kidney Disease^ Tt rouses
lir«r to healthy action, purifies the blood
and allays ''ongestieu
of the Kidneys.
<;eo w. fwEEwrr,
Esq., of Haudtnfmciu
Fo.. says: "I was for
T®ars hardly ab)o to go
about 1 suCror«d from
liver and kidney troub-
le. six differentPoctor*
treated me during that
time hut could uo me
no good. I give your
“ Medical Discovery "
the praise for my cure.
Then. too. mv wife
bad a had case or Asth-
ma which was cured
bv the use of that
G. W. 6wimiT.
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