The Beaver Herald. (Beaver, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 16, No. 46, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 30, 1903 Page: 3 of 4
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A Senate Joint resolution was adopt-
ed last week authorizing the Secretary
of War to supply a condemned cannon
for a life slxe atatue of General Henry
Leavenworth at Leavenworth Kas.
Tho Bowcnrck bill providing for
tbc holding of term of tho circuit
and district courts of tho United
States at Kansas City Kas. and for
other purposes has been reported
favorably to tho scnato.
. That new divorce bill beforo tho
Kansas housa has much to say about
tho respective rights of husbands and
wives. Out It Is voiceless on the Is-
sue raised by a Horton preacher the
other day when ho spanked bis wife
with a board.
Ono member of tho legislature in
ono day last week asked ono railroad
attorney In Topcka for twenty-soven
trip passes nnd got them. They wcro
for a total of 14570 miles and If paid
for at regular rates would have
amounted to 1437.10.
In order to gel all tho old Frlco
raid claims In shape so that tho state
can detcrmlno what to do with them.
Senator Porter Introduced a bill pro-
viding for tho appointment of a com-
missioner to Investigate tho claims
and fllo a report with tho legislature
two years bonco.
Discussion on ex-Governor Stanley's
"reward" has been renewed it Is
proposed to mako bltn a federal Judge
wblcb revives tho old plan of dividing
the state Into two fodcral Judicial
districts. A federal Judgeship Is a
life Job and the most desirable place
ea tho political calendar.
Thcro aro 138 employes about tho
Kansas senate. Presuming that each
Is paid S3 a day each of tho forty
senators commands patronage '.o tho
amount of $10.35 a day. Tho senator
himself is a $3 man. Thcrcforo each
senator Is costing tho stato 113.35 a
day. And some of them aro cheap at
half the prico.
The sonato and tho houso differed
on tho question of tho amount of post-
age necessary to send out Secretary
Coburn's agricultural reports. Tfio
senate gavo him $4300 and tho houso
cut It to 12300. The senate refused
to concur and the house refusing to
recede the bill was sent to a confer-
A section hand working In Wallace
county was killed by a train tho other
day. It was found that ho had $2050
on bis person.. It represented his
saved earnings during sixteen years
of working al tho poorest paid Job on
a railroad. It seems to provo that a
man can lay by something no matter
what bis Job may be.
W. 8. Commers. a brother of the
at bis place by bolng thrown from a
as his pace by being thrown from a
wlndmllL Commers climbed upon the
windmill to oil it. A sudden gust of
wind moved the wheel and brushed
him off. He fell forty feet to the
ground striking on bis face. He died
while on the way to the hospital.
The surviving members of tho Tenth
Kansas cavalry want their regimental
flag placed with tho other Kansas reg-
imental flags In tho adjutant gene-
ral's office. It Is now In tho poscsslon
of heirs of tho lato Governor Harvey.
Senator Stewart has bad tho scnato
adopt a resolution authorizing tho ex-
ecutive department to ncgotlato for
James tibl. who lived fifteen miles
west of Leavenworth near Jarbalo
banged himself In the barn of bis
grandmother Mrs. Phoebe Porter last
week. Uhl was 21 years old. He has
been very dispondent and seemed to be
dsmented. The farmers living near
refused to touch the body until the
coroner arrived from the city and or-
dered it taken down.
Including Chester I. Long Kansas
has bad fifteen United States senators.
James II. Lano and Samuel C. Pome-
roy wcro tho first two. Tho successors
of Lane bavo been Edward Hoss
Robert Crazier Alexander Caldwell
James II. Harvoy Preston D. Plumb
Bishop V. 'Perkins John Martin Lu-
clen Baker andTL It. Burton. Pome-
roy's successors bavo been John' J.
Ingalls. William A. Pcffcr William A.
Harris and Chester I. Long.
LITTLE VILLAGE OF CARPINETO;
WHERE POPE LEO WAS BORN
Convicts la the state penitentiary al-
ready mine coal and make blading
twine and it is proposed to m'ak
them build roads aad manufacture
brooms and other things.
representative Jackson of Kansas
presented to tho houso the resolution
recently adopted by tho Kansas legis-
lature petitioning congress to name
ono of the new battleships recommen-
ded by Mr. Iloosovclt tho "Kansas."
Whllo Henry Wclthorn a prominent
farmer living northwest of Seneca
was carrying a post behind ono of his
horses tho animal becamo frightened
and kicked at tho post one end of
which pierced Wcithorn's side. From
tho effects of this ho died.
Tho Orient railroad has won a val-
uable recruit In Frank Grimes who
has been apponltcd Its Kansas re pre-
pekn. Mr. Grimes Is a clover poli-
tician and his excellent record as
stato treasurer during tho last four
years Is proof that ho Is a good bus-
Benjamin Knott a man about 70
years old was found dead in bis room
at Bird City. The coroner found
that he bad been murdered with some
blunt Instrument. He bad sold bis
farm a few days before and had re-
ceived 1.100 in part payment He bad
$90 when found.
Of all tho vagaries concocted In ttu
mind of an Insane person that of a
farmer In Osborne county Is tho
strangest. Ho thinks bo Is on a rail-
road train bound for heaven and that
his dog. fling. Is tho conductor. Ho
beseeches his friends to got aboard
before fling pulls out and leaves them.
B. P. Wnggencr has withdrawn his
resolution to placo a bust of John J.
Ingalls In a nlcho of tho rotunda of
tho national capltol. Tho ancient en
emies of tho lato ox-senator served
nottco on Waggcncr that they were
preparing to light tho measure ami
rather than havo n row Mr. Waggoner
decided not to press It.
The case against Mrs. Henry Lowry
at Wellington charged with complicity
In tho murder of her Infant son was
dismissed by the county attorney
Henry Lowry who was found guilty
of administering morphine to tbe child
Is now serving a sentence of twenty-
five years In the penitentiary. The
child was not Lowry's.
Senator Smith has Introduced a bill
providing for an Indeterminate sen-
tenco for prisoners convicted of a fel
ony. Tho bill gives tho court tho
right to scntonco prisoners to prison
for an Indcflnlto time. Tho present
board Is given authority to release
when In Its opinion tho convict has
served long enough.
J. M. Blackwell a well-to-do Lyon
county farmer was adjudged Insane
In tho Lyon county probato court He
Is 4C years old and has a wlfo and
nlno children. His Insanity Is duo to
worry over his corn crop. Ho has 100
acres of corn not yet gathered and
threatened to kill anyono who gather
ed It beforo corn raised to 50 cents a
Sometimes It Is on tho "sldo pro
ducts of tho farm that Kansas farmers
mako tho most money. Last summer
Will Keller near McLoutb In Jeffer-
son county planted twenty-eight acres
In sorghum. From tho crop bo sold
3500 gallons of syrup at 20 cents a
gallon and 1025 bushels of seed at 70
cents a bushel. Tho not return from
both was $1417.50.
Tbe largest cash bond ever pat up
In Kansas In a criminal case was filed
with tho district clerk of Smith coun-
ty. Albert Jordan and bis wlfo were
arrested somo days ago charged with
beating an adopted son to death.
They wcro farmers. Nobody would
go on their bond which was fixed at
$!8000.Thcy put up tho cold cash and
wero released. Jordon said bo could
havo put up a $150000 cash bond If It
Thomas Lnwson tho millionaire
horse breeder has Just announced the
award of prizes In his contest for tho
best named trotting horses registered
during tho year 1902. E. N. Thomas of
Colony Kas. was awarded a special
prlzo for tho namo Aurelottc chest-
nut maro slro Aurellon dam Pallzotto.
Mr. Lawson gives as his reason for
tho award: "Combination of Aurellan
tho sire and Pallzettl tho dam seem-
ed very appropriate"
W. B. Rlchoy of Harveyvltle one
of" the directors of tho State Histor-
ical Society was In tbu southern part
of Geary couuty last wcok-to Investi-
gate tho prehistoric camp that was
unearthed near Sklddy two weeks
ago. He secured several of the ar-
ticle found In tbe old camp that was
about eight feet underground and ex-
pressed tbe belief that they were
left at that place by members of Cor-
oaado's little army that Is supposed
to have made aa expedition Into this
part of the country la 1541.
Last week Sheriff Roadbouse dis-
covered that Charles Paraenler a no-
teriotta character who waa to be tried
la a few says tor murder waa making
a desperate effort to break Jell. Hu
had sawes twa steel bars of hla cell
almeet tarsus aad had tiled the
space with aeap to avoid detection.
Three mhpsj were twang m PTarmemteir a
-eeews Bain vwv Hiww ssasi at Mivnv
seewwneTSaT mnj sassa as
ytm MsHisu an trial for
Tho Stato Society of Labor has con-
cluded Its annual meeting. These
officers wero elected for tho coming
year: President Georgo Brandon
Leavenworth; vlco president J. II.
Campbell Wichita; secretary W. L.
A. Johnson Topeka; assistant secre-
tary W. D. Robinson Pittsburg. By
virtue of tbelr offices Johnson Is made
state tabor commissioner and Robin-
aoa assistant suite labor commissioner.
sm tan start tan liatsimsHsa that las
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A peculiar situation has corns to
light la Jewell eouaty where R R.
Skeels baa held the oAces of county
commissioner mm member of tbe
coubcII of the olty of Burr Oak for the
last year. The eeaetltattloB provides
that a eouaty oemmwaloner shall hold
no municipal eAee hut tWs was not
discovered by tbe rseMeats of the
ceuBty until Mr. keels tuul serves s
year. There Is sow a prweoWeMy
mat las sets ( iM sears or
for the met year ass Masai. I
this little village of Car
pjaete Italy Fepe Leo
XII. was bora. There he
passed his boyhood. Of
this fact the people of Car
plneto are constantly
boasting. When you en-
ter tbe village the first
person you encounter will
ttil you of Its distinction.
Almost half a century has passed
since tho holy father looked upon the
village and he will never see It again.
But his thoughts are ever turned to-
ward It. How this wonderful man who
was born when the past century was In
Us swaddling clothes finds time to de-
vote so much attention to bis birth-
place Is beyond the comprehension of
those who are familiar with the vast
amount of work he performs
All of Carplneto revolves about the
pope. All Its stories are of him and
men of 70 tell tales which were banded
down to them by their fathers and
Among all the millions of people the
world over who give love aad revennco
to tho holy father none enthrone him
to high in their hearts as the 700 fam-
ilies In Carplneto. One can learn more
about the personality of tbe man In the
place of his birth than In the Vatican
yet fsw persons visit Carplneto. It Is
oiily a few hours' Journey by rail from
Rome to Montslanlco where one takes
a strongly built little stags drawn by
four mules and guarded by two cara-
blnlers armed with rifle sword revolv-
er and stiletto. Tbe Italian govern-
ment doesn't care to have a foreigner
abducted by banditti If It can be
The road leads straight up and
around the mountains for miles and
the cocked rifles and the sharp outlook
maintained by the guard would Indi-
cate that tbe precautions are not mere-
ly a matter of form. But for an hour
or two one will not see a hut or habita-
tion and more than likely not a human
Suddenly at a turning In the road
the driver points out a great country
house which he calls the Peed casino
and below It Is "Carplneto. the birth-
plaea of our holy father." The village
was founded more than ten centuries
ago by the warliko VolscI the robber
knights of the mlddlo ages. These
earliest settlers bad to hew Into the
solid rock In order to build their hous-
es and at this day the total number of
them Is not more than 500.
One goes on foot through a stony
back lone known aa the Corso to tbe
first homo of Leo XIII called like ev-
ery nobleman's home in Italy a palace.
It looks to American eyes more like a
fort than a stately residence. The bouso
Is two and a half stories high with a
modest balcony in front. The lower row
of windows Is not more than fctir and
one-half feet high and Is guarded by
It was In this bouse that the holy
father passed bis childhood. Although
the Peccls were nobles they were poor.
and one may see tbe room where the
holy fathers mother kept tbe silk
worms whlsh furnished the money for
his education and that of his brother
the late cardinal which was the foun-
dation for tbelr success.
Everywhere one hoars stories about
blm. As a child be was a true son of
tbe mountains and It la said that no
one In Carplneto could equal him lu
Father Sslvagnl la the only surviving
schoolmate of tbe pope In Carplneto.
He Is a small thicket man who says
bs is at least 90 years old and who Is
still proud of his muscle even boast-
ing of It like a youth In tho first flush
" 'Scr Nino Leo was tbe most courag-
eous mountain climber I erer saw"
said Father Salvognl. "and we bavo
long bsen famous for our skill In moun-
taineering In this part of the country.
And at one time he was the best shot
in these mountains. Bo great was bis
skill with tbe rifle that he disdained to
shoot a bird except on the wing.
"But study ruined his marksmanship.
It is a great pity. I was ashamed of
blm tbe last time be visited cs In Sep-
tember. 1857. With other huntsmen I
had gone out on the road near Monte-
Ian I co to meet blm. He recognized me
In the throng and begged me to lend
blm my rifle. I handed tbe weapon to
him. He aimed at a bird aad hit a tree.
It cut me to tbe heart He tbe best ri-
fleman in the mountains to miss an
easy shot! He never used a gun again.
I snppose he felt the disgrace too keen-
ly. He left us on Nov. 2 of that same
year never to return."
In bis youth the holy father was al-
ways called "Nino" and Father Sal-
vago! so called him In speaking of their
boyhood days. He walked over the
grounds where be and the pops used to
"There" he said pointing to a grot-
to; "there we used to lie in ambush for
rabbits more than seventy-five years
The grotto Is near tbe Cello Orecchle
or Hill of Ears. The name waa given
to It back In tbe middle ages because It
was on this bill that the men of Car-
plneto cut off the ears of prisoners
from the town of Basslano. Twenty
years late those of Basslano had tbelr
revenge for they captured many of tbe
Carplneto fighters and on this same
hill not only cut off their ears but
their noses aa wall.
In the Peccl palace there stands In a
corner of an upper room a flint lock
with an excessively long barrel while
all about are the uniforms and cos
tumes of the male Feeds most of
whom were In the service of tbe vat!
can as courtiers councilors Jurists
prelates or military officers and tbe
bishops' and cardinals' robes miters
crozlers episcopal rings stores and
slippers belonging to the holy father
as well as the first white cassock he
wore when be became pope.
It was with this rifle that the future
pope won bis fame aa a marksman and
that Its possession meant much to him
In those days of poverty Is Indicated by
a letter carefully prepared which
shows how he came by it Freely trans-
lated It reads:
"Dar Brother Tltta: My friend Prel-
ate Longby .offers to let me have his
gun cheap for 9 scudl; be paid IS for It.
Think of some means to obtain the
money for me. This Is aa opportunity
which comes only once In a lifetime.
Vour loving brother. NINO."
In a gathering of leading citizens
who bad known "he pope tbe young-
est who waa over 70 told a story that
bis mother had told him.
"My family used te be serfs of the
Paccle" he said "and one day my
mothir brought the Us consisting of
cream aad cheese. Nino aa the holy
father was always called as a child
was ro anxious to have a taste of the
cream that he fell la hla mad haste.
When my motlwr picked him up she
aMi-essei him with a phrase much
beard In Carplaete::
beaten. That was when he was 12 years
old. He and his brother who was a
year older were so much excited when
their mother the Countess Anna was
pusued to her very door by brigands
thst they went forth to have a good
view of the robbers. In those days the
banditti were picturesque-looking cre-
atures wearing velvet coats and trous-
ers with sliver buttons red shirts and
had handkerchiefs and carrying many
knives and pistols. Tbelr father rescued
the youngsters Just In time and then
be thrashed them with much vigor.
To this day there Is nothing the holy
fslher lores better than to recall his
youth In Carplneto. Notwithstanding
tbc years that have pasted since he was
in his native vlllsge. he keens close
track of everything tliat goes on there
Not long since tbe rector of 8t John's
church In Carplneto took to Rome
members of eight or nine families that
tbe holy father might biers them In
passing. They were boys and girls Just
confirmed. Leo stood still before the
group and calling up one after anoth-
er he said: "Are you not old Peppo's
son or grandson? And you; are you not
Sabine's daughter? And you must be-
long to the Nagnls." He went on nam-
ing tbe family of each recognizing tbe
traits and characteristics and be made
not a slnglo mistake.
Nothing Is more eloquent of tho
pope's love for bis native village than
tbe vast sums he has already expended
for Its regeneration and tbe work Is
still going on. Tbe works are under tbe
care of Monslgnore Adam) wbom bo
has appointed papal protector for Car-
plnto. The most Important Is tbe new
waterworks which will give an abun
dant and sorely needed supply. For tbe
holy father was cheated when be bad
the first waterworks built The supply
falls during a part of the year com-
pelling the people to walk miles for a
Jug of drinking water. The new works
which Include artificial lakes reser-
voirs and a conduit hewn partly
through th csolld rock will give an am
ple supply for Carplnto and tbe neigh-
boring villages as well.
Tho pope has already established an
old people's home which be maintains.
It is a large lofty building.
The pope also built and maintains tho
Peccl hospital which I under the care
of the French Sisters of the Holy Sac-
rament It baa a hundred beds which
seem too many for a town of 700 fam-
ilies but those who benefit from It take
In the wbolo proving. In addition tho
pope Is having built two additional
common schools an agricultural acad-
emy and a school for artisans and
tradespeople. He pays for everything
buildings furnishing apparatus and
teachers. More than that he provides
breakfast for tbe scholars because ho
knows bow meager la tbo fare they
bavo in their own homes.
The holy father has also rebuilt and
refurnished the church of St John and
the basilica of St Jacob which had
been almost entirely destroyed. Ho has
also buift a third church called tho
Collegiate cnurcn ana ne gave a con-
siderable sum to the church of St
One of the most interesting places In
Carplneto will bo the Leo museum
which will bo In tbe Peccl palace and
where all the relics of tbo family and
tne pope will be shown.
TKAnDM nr tjatbwaia
TBOK VOLCANIC GATJUM.
BenafcUe Xas aa Area of Oaljr 80000
Square Miles With More Than
- THE CELEBRATED V ' -?
SYORY e CLARK
Can Kot fe
A WXSTBMT WOLF DRIVE.
Oasts a Drag Sst Over Twenty
Square Miles of Territory.
Everything Is big out hero the men
th eranches the aspects of the earth
Itself says the Wahoo (Neb.) cor-
respondent of the Buffalo Express.
Hunting Is big like tbc rest It has a
breadth that astonishes the Easterner.
And. like everything else In the West.
sport out here has Its practical side.
Wolves and wildcats kill the cattle
and so tbe men hunt them as a means
of getting rid of them.
The average wolf drive takes in 20
square miles. Four captains take
charge each on one side of tbe big
square. Tney set tncir nn in motion
at 9:30 o'clock In the morning and all
the hunters simultaneously begin to
push In toward tbe center. As they go
they drive along in front of them all
tbe animals and birds In tbo square.
The hounds were let loose In the center
nnd drivo the wolves to the sides
where they are shot down.
Only gunsbots sre used In the wolf
drives. The closing scene is usually a
large bay field where the game has
email chance to bide or escape. The
men go to the hunt In rigs and after
tbe battle you can tee the wagons roll
along back home carrying men and
BOUDOIR IRONINO SETS.
AaytMaf else wastes brother?
e srsuer w my own eteiet-
sail sjf setter irssJ.
Outfits for Ironing Small Articles
Have Place In Xany Reoms.
Nothing Is more useful for the
woman who Irons her own dainty col-
lars and ribbon and laces than an outfit
in her own room all ready for tbe pur-
pose. One of tbe little bosom boards
canton-flannel lined and covered with
white muslin. Is a convenient size.
Then there Is a little steel flatlrcn that
considering Its size will do a surprising
amount of work and hold tbe beat a
remarkably long time. With It comes
a little Iron rest. Tbe cost of both is
18 cents. At an adjoining counter there
Is an asbestos bolder that will Insure
Its user against burns and blisters. A
bag to bold all tbe paraphernal!
should be cut of (lowered chintz a little
larger than the board. At tbe rounded
end thero should be a flap to button
securoly over tbe front and a strap by
which to bane It A couple of pockets
In tbe front for flatlron holder wax
and rest will complete It Tbe edges
may be bound with braid. Chicago
The kaiser's recent speeches against
tho Socialists have; remarks tbo Ber-
lin correspondent of tbe London Morn-
ing Leader not only been bung up in
most of the great workshops of the
country but are being distributed In
pamphlet form among the soldiers. A
meeting of l.COO metal workers among
them being from 700 to EM employes of
Kdupp's Gruson works assembled at
Magdeburg on Sunday to protest
against tbe action of certain masters
who made their men sign an address to
tbe kaiser contrary to the dictates of
their conscience. In many cases it was
merely a question of signing or being
dtomlsred at a time when It was prac-
tically Impossible to obtain other employment
The recent volcanic disturbances In
Guatemala recalls some Interesting his-
tory In connection with volcanic dis-
turbances In that republic history
which rivals the moot dramatic and
tragic inventions of tbe brain of tho
novelist and outrivals the conceptions
of tbe most Inventive playwright.
Thcro are In the llttlo republic of
Guatemala with an area of but 60000
square miles more than 30 volcanoes
tbo most remarkable- of which are the
volcanoes of Tacana and Tajumllco In
San Marcos Zunil Santa Tomas Santa
Clara Santa Maria (11174 feet high)
Quezaltcnaogo (10104 feet high) Atlt-
lan San Pedro Agua (12197 feet high)
Fuego (13487 feet high Pacay (8287
feet high) and Acatenango In the de
partment or cnimatcnango which tow-
ers over all the others having an alti-
tude of 14.072 feet
Agua (water) and Fuego (fire) aro
twin peaks and It was upon tho breast
of these dormant monsters that the an-
cient capital of the republic rested.
It will be remembered that tho con-
quest of Guatemala was accomplished
by that talented but cruel adventurer
Alvarado. Leaving Mexico on tho Cth
of December 1523 with 300 Infantry
120 cavalry four cannon several hun-
dred Mexican warriors and thousands
of slates to transport the baggage be
marched through the country conquer-
ing all who opposed blm burning at
tbe stako kings and Incinerating tbelr
towns until on July 25 1524 tbe last
foe had been subdued and be proclaim-
ed the sovereignty of the king of Spain
over Guatemala and established his
capital at the native town of Aliiolon-
ga. giving It the name of "Tbe City of
St James the Gentleman."
After tbe work of the improvement
of his capital city was well under way
Alvarado returned to Mexico and tbenco
to Spain where bo was loaded with
honors was made governor adelantado
and captain general of Guatemala and
took to himself a wlfo In tbe person of
Dona Beatrice do la Cueve daughter
of one of tbe most Influential families
of Spain and a woman as ambitious
as was Alvarado himself.
Upon their return to Guatemala they
found things in a prospering condition.
and Alvarado set out to win new laurels
In tho field of conquest In 1511. while
In Mexico be beard of tho fabled "Sev-
en Cities of Cibola" and was planning
tr go northward In search of them
when be met with tho accident which
cost him his life. When tbc news of
his death reached the widow sho sum-
moned the alcaldes and regldors to the
palace and proclaimed herself Goberna-
dora. Then cxtcnslvo preparations
were made for a most spectacular cere-
mony In meicory of her late husband.
It was then that one of tbe sleeping
volcanoes awoko and made for itself
tbe first authentic history wo have of
disturbances of that nature in Guate-
mala. It also produced a most dramntlc
situation during tbe ostentatious cere-
monies of tbe ambitious woman gover-
nor of the province. It waa tbo even
ing or Kept 8 1511 and tbe obsequies
were in progress when the air became
thick and heavy and dense clouds
gathered above the city from which
came the volco of thunders and fre-
quent and blinding flashings of light-
ning. Suddenly the earth began to
heave and shako with terrible convul-
sions a sbowor of rocks sand sticks
and dtbrfs rained down upon the city
and the panic-stricken populace fled to
the churches and chapels hoping thero
to receive protection at tho hands of
tbc God they pretended to serve. Then
came the crowning disaster. Tho great
mountain vomited forth not Arc
smoke lava and ashes as n well-regulated
volcano Is supposed to do but an
avalancho of water which tore down
tbo mountain side. Carving a channel
hundreds of feet deep and bearing tbo
earth nnd treat and rock beforo It It
dashed Into tbe city obliterating tho
streets tearing down adlflccs and
crushing and drowning hundreds of
Dona Beatrice wncn the first convul-
sions shook tbe city forgot her ambi-
tions and forsook the pomp and gorge-
ousness of tbe palace and fled to the
chapel near by where clinging to tho
crucifix she was crushed beneath the
crumbling walls. The total loss of life
was placed at l.COO.
Not so picturesque In Its details but
many times more disastrous was tho
second destruction of the capital which
was removed after tbo first disaster to
a point about tnreo miles to the east
streets tearing down edifices and
of the former site at Antigua. More
tbe city had attained a population of
LO.OOO souls and a grandeur second to
none of the cities of tbe New World
Fuego twin to the volcano which
wrecked the first capital and which re-
ceived tbe name of Agua because of
the nature of its eruption began to
belch forth fire and tbe earth shook
with the violence of its retchings and
a thousandfold more violently than It
bad at tbe time of the eruption of
Tbe great city crumbled beneath the
tremblings of the earth like so much
dust and thousands upon thousands of
her Inhabitants were killed. A very
small percentage of tbe population es-
caped. Tbe dead were never counted or
buried except ns tboy were burled be-
neath tbe debris of the ruined city; tbe
wounded were never rescued but per-
ished of their injuries or else died from
thirst and hunger. Tbe city was aban-
doned never to be rebuilt and today
129 years afterward tbe ruins Ho al-
most unchanged to tell the tale of tho
terrible catatrophe. From tbe tower
of the old cathedral may be counted the
ruins of 45 churches. The general scene
of desolation reminds one of the ruins
of tbo Old World and one feels like ex-
claiming. In tho words of Kipling:
"Lo all our pomp of yesterday
Is ono with Nineveh and Tyrcll"
The demolished city waa one of pomp
and glory such as only the Spanish of
that day were capable or producing.
Half a hundred churches each with its
convent and monastery gorgeous pal-
ares the most celebrated university on
this continent tbe seat of the Inquisi-
tion all wont almost in an Instant.
The present capital Guatemala la
Nueva was founded shortly after this
disaster 30 miles to tbe eastward of
the ruined one where It his since stood
unmolested till tbe recent disturbances.
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I'lnnlst to tho Court of Coburg.
Venice Berlin has mors
than any other town la
Volcano Under Paris?
Stanislaus Mounlcr a sclentstt
annlyzcd soil thrown up from be-
neath tho Placo do la Itcpubliquo In
Paris France and found considerable
deposits of sulphur. Now ho tells tho
Academic des Sclcnco that it Is
really a budding volcano that runs
underneath not only tho Placo de la
Rcpubllque but also tho Boulevard
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For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Going to Argentine.
Albert Shields principal of a Now
York public school has been offered
tho prlnclpalshlp of tho Normal school
which tho Argentine Republic Is about
to organlzo at ono of its principal
Some of the greatest American finan-
ciers never became members of a stock
exchassje. J. Pierpeat Morgan John D.
Rockefeller James R. Keese aad Jobs
W. Gates are eeaeersed la vast Wall
street eventless bet bsas of them Is
s member ef the New York
Prefcabijr Bettedf te Use sssmtsv
twlsss BjMHiasts for membership
mm tM lastKBUsa
Tbe kaiser has undertaken tbe pat
ronage of tbe great International inuslft
festival to be held at Berlin shortly In
conjunction with the unveiling of the
Wagner monument The German for-
eign ofRce has received aamraBees that
representative musicians of all leadiag
countries wilt participate.
"Who woe is that eesteetr
the frier. "Well" answered
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A Splendid System.
Lnbouchere tho London editor and
wit used to bo n regular visitor to
Monto Carlo but that was a good
many years ago. In tho old days he
used to follow a certain plan of play
whlch'ls known there to this day as
"lo systcmo Labouchero." Not long
ago someono asked him regarding this
system and ho replied: "Ah many
millions have been won through It I
mean by M. Blanc owner of the gam-
The Winning Card.
They had looked soulfully Into each
other's cyi-a for some time but some-
how he didn't seem to come to the
point. Then suddenly he made a dis
covery. "You have your mother's
beautiful eyes dear" he said. She felt
that the time had como to play her
trump card. "I have also" sho said
"my father's lovely checkbook." With-
in thirty minutes tho engagement was
announced. Tit Bits.
A liquid gluo may bo made by put-
ting naphtha in a wide-necked bottle
and dissolving shellac In It.
Hamlin's Wizard Oil wilt 'cure a
larger number of painful ailments
than anything which you can And.
Sweden sent three-quarters of the
four million gross boxes of matches
Imported into this country last year.
A bottle of Hamlin's Wizard Oil is a
medlclno chest In itself; It cures pals
in every form. 60 cents at druggists.
Nearly COO missionaries of the)
British and Foreign Blblo Society are
at work In Australia and New Zealand.
Mothers wllL find Mrs. WInslow's
Soothing Syrup tho Ycrr best for
their children during tho teething
Foreign visitors to Japan's Inter-
national exhibition says a Kobe paper
will be well looked after In every way.
A hundred and fifty students from the
Foreign Language School are to act as
It Is not generally known that about
twenty years ago Lord Mllaer
Schrlener and Steyn were embryo
lawyers In London struggling to ob-
tain a footing In the law. Those days
they used to dino together frequently.
Tho position of each of these young
law students is now too well establish-
ed to need much comment. Mllner
now rules tho Transvaal coloay
Schrlener Is the former premier of
Capo Colony and Steyn the former
president of the Orange River celony.
It Is estimated that eight or tea
thousand hunters from other states
visited aiilno during the huntlag
season each of wbom paid $2 or fS a
day to tho licensed guides. The law
compels persons from without the
stato to employ these guides the ob-
ject bolng tbe protection of game from
reckless slaughter and Incidentally
to bring monoy Into the state. Includ-
ing tbo guldo fees botol bills camp
rentals and railroad faros tbe hunters
left probably a million dollars there.
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Poor Man's Chance.
It Is being said in many Eastern
Journals and not a few Western ones
that tho day of tho poor maa la min-
ing Is gone by; that no one hut a big
corporation can succeed In mining any
moro; that It takes big capital to de
anything; that most of the gee min-
ing propositions are coatrolled by
trusts or millionaires aad that there
Is no longer opportunity for
with a llttlo money. This Is all a
take. The day of the "poor" mlatag
man was novor brighter aor grsaisr
than right now.
Tho assertion thai most at the mssi
mines aro owned by trusts or m4HHf
aires is heard most often bwt'iksra It
least In that of any of the pssilmhtai
utterances. Ono hears of the htg'amV
llonalre owners more taaa he sees af
tho thousands of . BubetaafJai
panics that go right on vrtta
notoriety paying good wages aad
monthly yielding dlvMea4s -' -Y. -
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swer to the assertiea that
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