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Hwfll 10 TriE ryTEK-louyTArN- Fahmtob. Thursday Momnyft January 1 , 1003. '.'
ill ' REALISTIC DEVIL BREAM."
HP H li Was Rcd"IIot While U Lasled' but K Had a Vcry
Hi'H Cold Finish.
IHSfflflfl U ' n'1 llle,, much In dreams."
MMBtl,jsMiHl$ "" ' "'"ce " Toal ot rhlc0K'
Ef MiM Hll lu l: '" un 'SAlnat the tleult al the Al-
IsHnafr" Hi r - h I jukI tnughlng a quirt, but
MBHSj HI, ri r,h 'i laugh that set his enor-
HHQwl flu ir v o qulscrlng "but when they
HMRiHM mY rr 1 1 tru -i ell, there's nothing to do
MMJEflMjj MRI ).' t n-1 tor 'em." Toal Is In the
J MM MS M r i v i; I line and la known for his
IlHll' W Hurt i' n f nflness for 'framing up"
uTHlBi BM Mjfj v ti vi It generalls take the form ot
VJffJT' I 9r xBJs! ) onal oxperii nces.
tlllMwUSn MJK n w Larrj you been drcim-
3 irMUci S MB, I? Un fellow traveler ssho also
m 'slUfl JH 'HIp r (l h els of commerce
1 lifHI ail MB' i mil say I hnil, and such a
ft HI! Jl i 1MMV d
iiujllji MM . r on and lell us about It," i
IjSyn , 1 M ' lend, drawing nearer, and
iffll III i u VI " ' "vn w,, tood '')' "'" shltt-
1 EM III li ''nl ii i tie closer mid minlftstcd on
MffrliM ilakl ' )'
mVI IV f, A !S1 i ' ,l Toul had the end of a big cl-
KiMHs ' li iJSi I r' ' " ut off und a match to strike and
IhiSwEI re ' ' k0 ' n'ty puts to tako to pet the
MlttHrl )'wl "i l sveQ n-golng, and nil theso
HMHifl' itiitl I tin lie did with iondrous drllbem-
ipn M51' tm i
HI la l?w' I dreamed It last night," he begnn
HHiH uirii "' bnKth, "and 1 ilrenmed It pretty nonr j
DdBtW "irll "'' "'I''1' l0 llon' ",c I'ortor, had
BBBil' iUJM ' mnde my berth up early find I was
HHSMj iihAlJS ' prrtty well fagged, for I had to stop off i
MnrsuTfKr oFiSji pl 'm u 'lozn littlo ICariaas towns'
flfidusSlJ 1 iMj 1 darlnjs the day. There rcomed to be
nWJjl' ijitv n ore cover on my ted Minn usual nnd I
Bull J 9 '!)'1IB ' threw one (if tho blankets back. It be-
HSjJSi Sir? J 'ok still warm In the car, I raised my
flNHH ffrj(! vlndow about tno Inches nnd then I
nflMMr ftf f:nt tn "I1 nn,'i snmn time durlne the
HHRnu 'Villi n'Kht, I beitan to dieam. I thoiiKht I
HMSiSc Wlilf a''' nn'1 cnt Into the r;reut unknown
HHHSlh'''!r!j I couldirt tell much nbout the pl.ico
HHnliitJlilll ' wn" '"' ""T " ,lnH fl1" ot xloom I
HEoJSlflili could make out that It nns pomethlnir
sSHnSIiv.Hlftl '""' " lj'n' CMe w,t' corridors and
HHR-BilHe it'll chambers opening one Into another I
MR tl Rt'SliMi 9 heard olces nround mc nnd an oc-ii-
MMnR'slm "I'll slounl Brnan, and, now nnd thin, I
MMMP'; liSUl could make out vncue shapes passim;
MMKJMu fi me In both directions, some mcctlnt; me,
iMMRtl VAv-Tl cither col tip liy nnd Retting ahead The
IflHSPf rrij tli' nIr aB nPPrt'r1ely lot and it seemed
IXGlESliJii' il tWH to be nrowln? hotter.
Uwrtll) I'WfWt "Suddenly, nellns a mild crimp on
MJMJrtri iisyiJ "iy arm, I looltcd around nnd saw tho
MMMiIS '("'lllll lell. I knew It was the deWl, for I
MMmHi ir tVunrB' m' PC(n jnl torrlon play Taunt'
MDMil H'lSmK I nlu' tn's tellciw was a dead rlnRcr for
MMMlv r 03 Jlorrlfon.
MMI i Jnyt s ' 'Uon't be worried,' ho said, 'come
MB vS; if 5 with me.'
HmMJI jhSj I J "I vat stnrMcd, but I was vexed nnd
MBMBI irW misered by his familiarity and his nas
DmHI Wn I tJ Rrl"
("" ",u "Oh, bo to' I began
iHHuoMBBiuii ' ''ter ou,' tie returned, polltel, as
MMJBBDr ' '"' ""' i'U'licil mo uhend of him
MJMMHKiI W9 UP'1' dovn n Ions corridor, on
MMM Kjcli n elth r side of wVilch nero fierce 111 as,
HMJ illllk s and the air became more and more In
tensely hot. I tried to turn back, but
the old scoundrel, grinning horribly,
hud me by both elbows now pushing
mc from behind and I couldn't net.
' rinully we came to a linlt, for there
was no way to pet further. We beeimd
to be In an Immense oven, and my skin
parched up and beenrne nnid ns wood,
and I auffercd untold tortures
" 'Don't worry,' sild my patron, 'ou
will never be killed by heat. A little
piece of Ico will kill ou '
'"I am already dead,' said I, 'and I
wish I wasn't '
" 'You are not ns dead as ou think,'
said Old Nick, with a chuckle "You
lmvo got n grat deal worse death ahead
ot sou tho Ice death Did jou ever
help your mother wash dishes?" ho sud
"I toll him sis I had, but I couldn't
ree what that Iml to do with It
" Did S'ou eer notice that a slats
tumbler, heated by water, would crack
In two If touched by a drop of cold
"I remembered something of the sort
nnd said so,
" 'Well, that's tho way I'm going to
hatter sou," he went on, cheerfully.
Then hb reached down Into a i-ort of
lioot he wore and drew out an Icicle two
fret long. 'You aro now about red hot
nnd aro In Just tho condition to ay ull
to pieces '
"As ho snld this ho laid the cold Icicle
on my white-hot neck nnd crash I
bumped my head against tho bottom of
the bcith nbose. I wns nwukc now nnd
I found my dream had come true. My
body was warm, but my neck was like
a piece of Ice Hi tact, there was snow
all oer my pillow.
' The storm had come on nnd the
snow had sifted In on me through the
window Devil of u dronin, wasn't It?'
She That's surely .May I'adlen ahead
Ho How can sou lell? You didn't see
her face, did jou?
She No but that's her figure, there's
no mistaking thit
Ho Hut mnsbo nnc of her sisters Is
wearing It todaj Philadelphia Press
A Patriot's Explanation,
"You say ou aro Inspired by patriotic
"1 am," answered tho South American
General "1 hne no icsptct for n man
who won't fight for his principles I in
sist that the mnn best tilted to he I'rpM
dsnt shall base tho ofllco and I'm he"
Tncts In tho C.tso.
"Those stuck up Anrons claim to be ono
of the first families In the cliy '
"Ho Ihcs art. my dear In the city di
Hi ; ; "to caoghtThis bear."
U p;p '' I 'as Font' of Honey, and Finally Got Himself In
H nm ta io a Queer Trap. .
IV ' Tisn who ri -ssell acquainted
In to Arkansas is'trisilliv; sslth
n are 'heHded' foi thogpossatot
nd mountains We urfflienrlrir
V of old (Icorgsi one ofthe fa-
i ir ' ar" hunters of that legion
1' rpitleman has Just offureil to
wui r box of cigars tltit I curuiot en-
, gig t'jorge In a conversation for Use
i niln H s without hearing Home kind of
, Here sse nre at tho housi- ot old
, (I orgc After the usual creetlngH the
I tuiisersntlon Is as follow n
i "You haso the most been ot anybody
In Arl.nnns from ull lujipcnranccs.
. Hoss many stands or hlses hasn jou?"
'Toot nigh fo' liundrcd, I reikon."
"What n fine lot! Will jou sell me
; tonic honey to fend to my cnmp7'
"How much do je ssnnt?'
, 'Torty nr fifty pounds "
"I kin let jo hnve that much I reckon;
1 but I had bad luck slih my honey for
lev'rll months It suis the 1ars Yo
fee, they come right here In the jnrd
an toted oft my best gums. I set up
night after night sslth my Winchester
an" ssntched fur b'urs, but none come
The fust night I'd go to bed, In'd como
er h'ar an' tote off ono o my gums
Thej'd tako 'em up hero crbout half er
inlle, on the side o' the mountain, In
the head o" er holler. Then they'd
1 smash the gums an' eat tho honey. If
jou svlll walk oser there ssltli mo I kin
phon je er ssngon lond o' smashed
J gums Homotlnus when It ssns muddy
V in they was er little snoss on the ground
J I could peo what thj'd stalked oft on
; th-lr hind feet er huggln' er gum In
tin lr arms. Hut. suh, this nescr come
L tthin I stns (i statthln' fur 'cm Hut
I' one dnj I took er thick stout Bum an'
i put er tsso-eench head In one eend of It.
1 Tin n I streti lied some ttiics crcross on
the Inside of it. Then I put some fat
pines o' honey comb on the si ires an'
' j 'In d 'em good. Then I drlv some big
I spike nnlls from the outside slantln'
down Then I filed tho lends o" the
spokis sharp sshur they come through
to the Insido o' the gum, Then I put
that there bill gum where I thought
the b'nrM find It.
I ssent out mornin' nftcr inoriiln' but
there set the bait gum, an' ernuther
gum st mild be toted ort on' smashed I
got kind o' mad crbout It nn' quit look
in' at the bait gum Hut one momln'
crbout two weeks lifter I fust set It out,
my boj-, Hill, sajs. 'Pap, tho bait gum
Is gone!' Woll sun, I snached up my
ride an' etrualc er bee-line fur the head
o" tho holler, sthar the gums Is usually
mashed. Hut they sta'nt no u'nrs there.
I stent on er littlo furder nn' I seed the
b'nr up the side o' the mountain. Well,
sub, It stould er mnde er dawg laft ter
cr seed that there b'ar with tho bee gum
on his hind' Ilo'd stuck his head In
side ter git the honey When he dratted
back ho stuck the spikes in Ills neck nn'
Jasss, nn" the gum shore had 'lm. When
he heeard mo cr comln lie started fur
der up the mountain er pokln' the gum
er head of Mm, Ho started to run, nn'
biff! the front eend o' the gum hit er
rock He throw ed his head er little
higher an" stobbled on Then ho hit
the gum ergln' er tree He thrown! his
nrms out nn' cotched hold o' nn' up ho
sunt cr cllmbln' the tree nn' er pokln'
the bee gum er head o' Mm. When he
got cibout thirty feet high he bumped
the gum ergln, nn' the bark o' tho treo
sllpiied ssltli 'cm nn' down he come ter
tho groun cnblff' Well, suh, I had ter
lay down on er log ter laft Yer ncter
reed no slch shines as that there b'ar
cut er Jumrln' crround an' cr ftclln" fur
tho tree ergln I ez ter mjself, 'George,
ye ol' fool, jou'll fool crround hero er
lallln' ntr let that thero b'ar bust the
gum nn" git crwny.' So I up an' shot
Mm. Yes, suh. I kin let jo have that
much honej-, all right, I reckon." Kan
rns City Journal
IMP AW THAI RUNS IN THE AIR
Hif Willis I
ll "Atrial Automobile" Said to Be the Fastest Machine
fir ill I Ever Devised.
;i piiAn f t
Ml V,i '. Mil 5 !
Ml A !J"J JStKI S oro Is now being constructed In
Ml iff 1 1:' i )31 Br r iscls tin w aerlnl maehlno, tho plan
MjF 4,',il) " lilch H ronsldei-ubly more nmbltlous
MsTlltti '- S3' II 1 l uny o( th0M thut ,mie ,,n
Ml tlili i i UI9 ' ' td In the "empire of the nlr" up to
MHU2, FllTll " "eni The Insentor, M Vlllard, u
MJWKri f jj? i ihnnr 3S jenrs old who makes
MfiilHi! I S 1 1, '' omf Helglum Is aiming to noise
MIIbI '.III " ,rob' r "f "oerlul automoblllsm"
MltirtUi jtSM '' r M0 a 'iP0 ' automobile
MjllW't il'sfj ! " WIH 'In i' ended in the nlr nt
MlSil''- 'li i 11 " ""' '' '" .ree meters. In ruch
Mllri - 1 1.1 ,S II " y ai ' able to benefit In spend
HBi.ilt 'Hi 1 in t ie a vim iton In the resistance to
Mli'l ,)Irr - '" mr The ritn.onlng Is that re-
Mj'-i iflllj J, p ice I lrs on n steel surface than
MiiWlf v H or ie gr i , lees on wuter than on
MHbinllf ill i "' nnd "'"' '"" '" thtt nlr ""'n on
MlTSfti'lI''! ' ,N naM ll lt tM "aerial nulomo-
MB1?I,1,;! II ! '" lan be ratted user obstuelis, such
MBkIv' lltil r" ' ,H' hnii"e or trees .1! Vlllard
MMM,-! lOfll ul ' "" bnttever, msktt use ot this as-
MMjWU IvHil f( " ,nn' Poww except In ram rases,
MUnFKll 11! ''' CHlr l"1" "l" t0 rai' himself
MHLi il'.JI I (' ' s' 'tJn- bul ( b "bl to move rapid-
MlB'lS!ll;,i i?! ' "r5'
MarlMiwf At1 '' '" 1-''l0' Bdieot of the niHchlne
MBJl'lU'lll'TiB r' nt two lurire disks, make like t to
Mlfi l3,S;A& H " l,d lMmPlo". turning on pivots
MBiwff ilm fl' to t sxtremltiM of n liorlsontul
MB'J'l'4f i wliloh, at lh middle, la udHchsd
MBllMJtfiR'l 1 '" h" PWeiidtwlt bHis suprxirtlng I
I car stlth Its motor ot fourteen horsa.
power. Tho motor acts upon tho pro
peller (place,! In tmrr nnd tho two
, disks. The propeller . Ill make from
ton to fifteen resolutions per second,
Thu dl.ks lira constructed nn tho prln
tiple of nn Amerlcjii windmill, the
stings being ot cloth, triangular In
shape. Tho disks, sihlch nre Use meters
In dlaineler, turn In oppoolto directions,
nt tho rata of eighty revolutions a mln-
mo aeronaut ells In a chair con
structed of steel tubes attached to tho
framework, or car He has directly In
front of him all the Intern and appara
tus necessary to control tho move
inents of the propeller and the disks.
1 ho actual weight of M, Vlllaid's
aerial nuto" Is 710 kilogrammes, but
the Initial trluU, made with a motor of
only two hoise-power, showed that the
fore of the dlks In motement pro-"""J-
""or ny resolutions, saving
of HO klloernrnmfs,
I Summed up, says the Inventor, this
I niJ "".'" tn ot automobile
much faster than the klnl that runs on
tho ground, for the reason that it en
count but few obstacles and, accord
Inirlj. the rUnti of reunion are
minimised, nnd public circulation Is In
i no degree lnterruptbJ-Nv York Jl.r.
TO BEHOVE THE flIIELLS FI10M
Mrs. New wed (at dinner) Mnndy,
svhy do jou serve nut-crackers Willi
Mandy Well, yo' dono tole me to
stuff de turkey wit chestnuts.
A Lack of Principle.
"You hove the apuranc to complain
thnt monoy wis llIcKltlmatUy used In that
Ceitalnlj," answered Senator Sorghum
' Thej violated ever) prlntlule of Honor
They told the voters to tides my mono)
and keep lt, and then come around and
get as much more for voting their was "
" 'Deed, suh," snld the old dirks', Ilro'r
Sundown, nt his 1 lin lrultlng dViner of
cornpoii" i" ' 'one had a tur-
rubie dream last night?"
H hut i. i turkeys roosting
"No, suh, so' know how people alius nx
f r n piece o do durk meat o' do turkey? '
"Well, lh dreamt last night dnt n gang
of turkejs wuz a-cutln' mo wit knives 'n
"Ono o' dem turkess ssld "What kind
o meat turn dls coon d je wnnt?' an dat
ether gobbler Slid 'Oimmo u piece o' do
darkl' Ualtlmoro Herald
I tried to give my share of thanks
for m small earthly store.
I'd like an opportunlls
Tor giving many more
"Well, I guess baseball'n nbout over
so far ns this season Is concerned,"
said the fat ex-mascot of the Llghtfoot
Lilies. "I've known of contents taking
place In colder weather than we'ro
having now, but they never met with
"For example? Well, thero was the
game back In 'Oi, sthen the Icicle In
vlnclbles froze out the Llghttoot Lilies
to the tune of C to 3,
"That's Just svhat they did do freeze
us out They didn't beat un, And It
I'm knocking stlthout reason, may the
hammer bound back and clip mo one.
"The Icicles hod held the champion
ship ot Dastson for three seasons, and
st-o thought It was Just nbout up to us,
being a hot-stuff aggregation, to melt
out their pride a few drops
"Tho game stas plaj-ed on their
".osv, Dass son's the coldest placo I
ever even heard cf. A missionary
stands about as much chnnco there as
a mouse does in a cat show, for tho
only ambition the Dawsonltes haso In
to make themselse so unworthy In
this life that they svlll bo eligible for
an eternal thaw In the life to come.
"Hut to get to the game. After a
short discussion ns to sshethcr the con
test should be plased on skates or on
foot, tho latter wai decided upon, and
the Dan sons muffled to tho cars In
their natty Alaskan sable uniform,
trotted out to their positions In tho
"The Eskimo pitcher they had didn't
give us any trouble In the first Inning,
and wo touched him up for two runs,
"It would probably have been more,
but In diving for third Hull Thomp-wn
struck a sheet of Ice and overslld the
"In the second Inning tho cold sseath
er began to tell on tho Miles. Wo made
ono tally, hosteser, on a base on balls
nnd Slugjer Uurrotts'a timely frappe
for two bags to center.
"Soon nfterssard the thermometer
took a sudden drop. Hoth ot Sammle
Salmon's ears fioze and Dean Hraley's
nore svus swollen till it looked like a
toy balloon The Lilies had completely
Slithered tinder tho frost.
"Tho Iclelei, on tho other hand
seemed to thrlvo nnd grow stronger as
i championJnake story. "
Hunter Found a Mountain of Rattlers and Carried
H(ine 361 Heads.
"I reckon jou'uns all think I'm the
blgegst liar on tho Cassatot; but I
hain't. Whar will jou'uns bo camped
toirorrer night? Well, suh, I'm comln'
bnck, an' I'm er goln' ter bring 'Squire
Danlon with me The 'Squlro Is cr
mighty good, but ho don' know but ono
story, an' that Is crbout snakes, nt
jou'll stcr the talk cround ter the sub
ject o' snakes, he'll tell It. When je
hear It, if ye don't say he's er bigger
liar nur me, I'll move often tho Cossa
tot" Thirty hours later In comes George,
who Introduces his friend, Esqulro Dan
ton. Wo all settle down around n good
campflro I open by sajlng:
"We killed n rattlesnake about eight
feet long toJny. Are thcie many snakes
around here, Esquire?"
"Well, they Is er right smart: but
they hain't nothln' like they used ter
stas. You know that thar plno treo up
here on top o" I'odderstnck?"
"Tho big did pine In that littlo field
on top of the mountain?"
"Yes. that's hit. Hut the tree tta'n'l
dead then, on' they stn'n't no Held thar
Thnt wns In '68 I stent up there one
afternoon In tho last week o' Novem
ber ur tho drat week In December ter
see it I couldn't kill er deer. When I
got up thar by that thar treo I peed er
big gray rock. I eer ter mjself, "Did
that thar rock drop from the heavens?
I hain't ncser seed that thar rock afore,
un" I'se been up on this here mountain
er hundred times' I stent cr little fur
der nn' I seed hit wn'n't no rock. Hit
stas a great big pile o' rattlesnakest I
kneeled down and shot Inter 'em. I'd
cr better let 'em nlon. fer they com
menced ter unwind nn' come after mc.
They wa'n't no repenlln' rifles In them
dajs I couldn't stop and measure out
no ponder, an' ram down no ball an'
put on no cap on my gun HcBldcs, ef
I could, I couldn't Ml more nur one; so
I throned my gun down an' run An' 1
didn't go back utter It until the groun'
froze up. so I knotted they wa'n't no
snakes er runnln' crround on the moun
tain. Well, suh, thar svas ernother pile
o' snakes night the fust ono I hadn't
seen tel I started to run They all un
wound an' J Ined In the chase after me.
I had er big knife that svas made omen
one o' these here big. flat files Hit stas
like er snord I Jerked hit outen tho
scabbard an" fit the snakes sslth lt. I
had on er suit o' buckskin clo'es, en'
sshen the snakes svould strike nt mo
thej'd hang their fangs In the buck
skin. I'd st hup their heads off with tho
big knife nn' keep er runnln', I root
nigh cut my lalgs with tha knits somo
tlmesl ssns so skeered The snakes fol
lowed me clean down here ter tho fole
o" the river pootnlgh two mile When
I got to the rltcr I plunged In an'
waded ercross. Tho staler svas awful
cold, suh, but, of co'se, I stns In er hur
ry to git home. It was pootnlgh tuck
ered out Hon many snnko bends do j-o I
1.1111 ' ! U j i j
reckon was faot In iny buckskin
"Esquire. I wouldn't b surprised i
hear that thero were thirty or fortjV
"There was 301, suh! An' they v is
great big ones, suh! some o' 'cm svas
bigger nur jer hand. They'd sscah
from er pound to three pounds ir
"You was carrying a big bid,
"Yes, suh; but I had to toto 'em They
was no other way ter do hit." Kansas
TOUGH TOWN IlEFOBMED.
The City Council of Dodgo City has
stopped the pay of its Town Marshal and
tho mnn svho has been holding down that
sinecure has resigned. Ho still hnto no
successor, became no netcssity exists for
This news will sound strnnge to thoso
who renumber the diss when the town
as described as the hottest outslda of
hades, uion tvhoio westernmost boundary
people used to say It was situated In
those dajs the Marshal of Dodge had to
bo cool, nervy and resourceful and nblo
tc draw u pistol quicker and shoot
stralghter than any other man of the
many who walked the streets with six-
TALLEST MAN IN WORLD. "
Edttarrt lleaupre, svho Is visiting rcla.
tlses In Kankakee and who In nbout to
Visit friends In Clilcigo, Is mid to lie
the largest man In tho world Ho la 8
feit 3'i Inches tall, weighs J70 Hunds,
stenrs a No 10 hat, a No S2 shoe und
a No. 21 collar. Ills chest measures
f8 Inches He Is 21 years old und stas
born near Winnipeg of French-Canadian
parents whoso statures were not
ubose tho nvernga,
"Where did I get my height?" nske.1
lleaupre, repreatln the question of a
friend todaj, "Jo ne sals pob," und ho
bbrugited his mauls e shoulders,
"Am I ttrong In proportion to my
slxe?" ho stent on "well, jou may d
olde." With the remnrk h walked out
of a local icstaurent Into tho street,
threw one nrm around th bod) of a
f r .' horse und llftd tin animal off
Wien lleaupre wjb 10 ytirs old ho
V.UK 6 feet i Inch! tail. Tii.u t.u en
abled me Io CMinpe one thing few hos
BASEBALL IN KLONDIKE.
Lilies Were Good Players, but Got Frozen Out in the
do escape," remarked the giant when
comment was modo on his early
growth, "My father's clothes were
Tfeet " '" m 'n9, ,U wn "'?
For a time Ifeuupro stas a cowboy In
Montana HI. , ,va, too great f .?
tho horses be had tu rldo no h. m .
up tha occupation Duilng his cowboy
experlemes u pony kicked him and
broke his Jawbone, .leaving a bad scur
Hut for this ho would be as hand.omo
as ho Is strong. In hotels ho has to
sleep on the floor becaiiw all beds are
too ohort for him In sleeping enrs he
utilizes two upper berths, "I rat mom
Mi rlctit," nld ho, "except fr one
thing I am so hlg the girls are all
mired at seelnjr me nnd I hate not yet
lound is dweetheait." Km I . koe din
Comsioinlenoa Chicago ChrnnlU
What did you do when he IiIjbcI . !
Turned the othor cheek, of coursa'
the weather grew colder. They not
only kept us from further scoring, but
they managed to cross tho rubber five
times themSLlves before the ninth.
"In tho ninth Inning we pulled our
selves together for a final rally, and at
one time It looked as If our efforts
would bo crowned with success In
spite of the unfntorable conditions
"After the Foote twins had fanned
out, Hull Thompson droso a chilly one
over the shortstop's head, and both
llurrows nnd llraley drew free passes.
"Tito stere out nnd throe on bases
Eterythlng nosv depended on Sammle
Salmon . , ,
"Tho Eskimo pitcher drew his furs
cloto about him and started In Ban,
strike two balls, strike, was the way
The Eskimo pmlled a wicked timlle.
He spnt upon his hands nnd rubbed
"Zip! came the ball. Thud! went Sal
mon's bat against It.
"What was the matter with Sammle?
Why didn't he run? Where then sse
understood It all.
"There stood Salmon, gailng In sson
der at tha bat, which ho still held In
his hand, And stell he might. Tho wet
bill had frozen fast to tho end of It.
" 'Shake It off 1 Shake it oft and runl'
"Hut ste spoko too late, quicker tnnn
I can tell It the Daw ion catcher
whipped out a pair of Icetongs and
janked the ball from Sammle's bat
" 'Judgment Mr Umpire." he shout
ed, holding tho tongs, with the ball
clutched fast In them, hlrh above his
" 'Foul tip nnd out,' replied the um
pire, sslth a stave of his hand, 'Tho
"It certainly stos a cold day sshen ste
got left "New York Sun.
Between now and Christmas a great
dpal of shopping trill be done So will a
great many shoppers Ualtlmoro Anierl-
, "I know sou ssi.I like Fred, pa. Ho
does not drink, and"
My daughter, I am dlrnppolnted In
sou I dll think joj ould marry a mnn
who would occasionally ask our poor old
father out to hnvo something"
shooters stuck in their belts snd chips on
their shoulders 1hoo were the dajs
when Wjatt Eirp and Hat Masterson and
Chalk Ilccson ard Clay Allison and Tom
Nixon were proud to wear tho title of
Town Marshal of Dodge,
i Of the moro famous men who once held
the office but threo arc known to bo liv
ing I.'arp wns last heard of In Alaska,
Mastorson not long ago figured In n qjecr
encounter in New ork City nnd llecson
lltes here llceson is. In fact, tho only
lit lug ex-Marshal who has stuck to the
One other landmark of the old dajs re
malm. Hoot Hill This la the old town
cemetery, started by Bat Masterson with
the bodies of a rnng of Mexicans who
dropped In from the South for the pur
pope of shooing up the town and dictat
ing Its pollc) ro, a few short hours. They
lasted about half an hour, nnd were bur
led with their boots on Ihls gave the
cemeterj' Its nnme, ard no ono lies with
in Its confines who took the troublo to die
linturolly nnd In bed.
Ilccson his his home In Dodge, but rides
the rnngo on his own ranch and farm
close to town He lacked the foothurdy
daring of Masterson snd the rcsentfulncss
of Harp, but no man wns quicker on the
draw and nobody could shoot stralghtrr
thin ho For jears ho was a marked man
but ho no longer tsen wears a gun, and
this Is tjplcal of the changed ntmosphcro
of tho town
It was llceson whose bluff frankness
ston thu heart of Gen. Sheridan when ho
had tho Grand Duko Alexis here on a
burfalo hunt. The Grand Duke. In the ex
citement of tho chase, handled his gun a
littlo carelessly, and tho Marshal sworo
at him roundly for It.
In the old dajs etery other house In
podge was a gambling den and those In
between were dance hnlls Nowadajs
there nre more churches than saloons and
no gambling-houses at nil. Twenty sears
ago it was n familiar easing Hint 'there
aro no churches as far nest ns Dodge nnd
no Ond nest of Harden city "-Uodce
City (Kan ) Cor. New York Sun.
A WHOLE LOT IN NAMES.
Some Instances Wherein the Cognomen Meant Every
thingA Winner and a Loser.
"What's In a, name?" echoed tho old
planter from Louisiana. "In my opinion
there is a greit deal in a name.
"In 1SG0 a lot of Chinamen were Import
ed and brought down to Louisiana to take
the places of niggers, but they proted a
completo nnd total failure A number
drifted Into Lnke Providence, and It was
all that most of them could do to get rice
enough to keep roul and body together.
"Honeser, there nas ono of tho crowd
who started a laundry and afternard a
restaurant, and In three jenrs ho had
made his 'pile,' er at least enough to car
ry him back to China and lite In comfort
for the balance of his dajs As ths boat
which was bearing him away pulled out
Into tho stream ho stood on the lower
deck wntlng his hands to a group ot
Chinamen on the bank, who wero gazing
at him with admiring, longing and enti.
ous etes. '
"Whsfs that got to do with a name?"
Inquired ono of tho listeners
.... "'"" d1-','. replied the old planter.
"Ills name wus Much Chink"
1 hat reminds me," said tho St. Louis
man, 'of a policeman who was on our
force jiari ago when Lnrrj Harrlgan nas
Chief, Ills nsmo was Kant He was nn
SuV.fh1irbriBh.t.B0rt.nf,a ehani "'! Larrj
put him on the ilttect te force, but. some-.
onWth.r ?,her' h0,;)1n,t ucceiel. !Ko ?r!o
on the force could trace a crlmo to Its
wtK'them "k Kan'' bUt KW"
.n"'0.'."!0 "!" ,nat Ifant was going
f.lt.",',..'lnwn an unt of his iiicil ami
I','1 him pw but It was conditional on
his assuming her name, and her name nas
hiSlc,u, AfUr. the f-egl"liture changed
i t""!.0 no. ftmlnal could escap,, him
IrlVA" ncijrd Larrj Harrlgan say that lr
Ketchum had not died ai un Juris i
.,f,mv?ulck fonsiHripllon in the course of
t mo he would have had etery crlmlnni in
the United Slates 'behind the1 harS' " ' '"
,.ha,t" "ngular." said tho New York-
& 'pf rweroEnVoT blh "for" hfn?
K" ..f " '"ck"'' but on" ny he camo
ISct " C0 mo and l,CBan ,0 "wear at hi!
A."?;,,1. M- 'now ' A. Loser bo
bo"tlhs,ii".hLv.,.rv.",'r!ou an'' M. 'May
BjMhata tho trouble,' and then marched
hl, "rSEW vinncrnn VftgW?
t?ahcUHMiirUBnt)h.,'nl;u? ?,'"' nd
on ft sir I ran, n hook or unvti.inr .v..
had mopped sh. would m8ntt5,BJrlf1JB
and" !'ZUrn.lt&'' tH0". .'
(li. yi i
Justwed (showing caller their new Hat) Well, old man
of our new quarters? ' wajt ti j
Caller I'd hardly call 'cm quarters.
Justwed What would jou call 'cmf
Caller Eighths or sixteenths.
COLONEL TOLD ffflTgff
Got Half a Dog and Won the Case for the
Who Stole It.
"The West has some great livvjern,"
said the Missouri Colonel to tlio crowd
that had been dlBcusalng rnpldflre cnsc3
'Oh. I don't know," said tho joung
lawjer from Hnckcnsack; "BUppoie jou
name n few of them? '
"Well," replied the Colonel, "there's
old Zeb Illackburn and Col Ike Hilton,
all of Chrlitiin counts', Mlfwurl, nnd
nny one of them can glso you Eastern
ers esery pet In the deck, except one,
and then win.
'Take Col. iko Hilton, for Instance.
Wlu, the only cas he eser lost In hi
life stas a dress suit case that n cioolt
stele from lilm In the Union stitlon,
','Let mo tell jou nbout a ense he ston
once sthen he tsna both lassjer anl fit
ness. It was tho tall term ot court at
tho county scit of Christian county.
The first case on the docket st vt th it of
a negro charged svlth stcallui; n futun
Thero stero not many negtocs In
Christian counts-, fot the slii h ipaxon
thai they had to stand for nbout etcrj--thing
that happened In the j-lmlnil lino
nnd consequently got considerably
thinned out. The one In this enso stas
the only one In the township stheio tho
man Used ssho lorl the hog, nnd svhen
It disappeared he had lilm arrested on
general principles, llti" time lt hap
pened that tho negro svns guilty.
"As poon ns Link, hia name svas Lin
coln Washington, but lhv called him
Link for short as soon as Link svas nr
lested he sent for C ol ll.i' nnd, n.i Link
ostned a little farm and had some live
stock. Col. Ike rispjdlil le.idily
'Link,' said Col. il., f ships j'ou
got that hog'
"Link stas silent, for he d'd not know
sthcthcr It ssould be suf. i
"'Come, now.' said ColIv,"
him on the bick, 'jou toVii,..'
If you Uon't own up i".
easel' " wni ta
"Link squirmed unt,ur
. "'uns, nah,' hc mm ..v
has. Col Ike a' A t
" 'That's the stultp rlt.j ,
reassuringly 'Wheri Utk, J
"'It am kilt on' dren ltf'
In man sn okchou.e,' SaSJf
" 'All right, Linknow' ?
what to do. I'm goUigloMj
nnd as soon as jou go h. t .
to cut that hog JxiX, "?;'
mo half Do jou hear? Th,
"Link heard anl osre.rt.lij
loy there stas fresh tteittir
hcue. ' "'
"When the caBe wan called r
reared, steirlng a serene tmil
court was both surprised m Z
to find that ho had uc'a tn In
ssltne3 Two other iriuiai
cnllcd llrst. for a bluff, mo
Iko took tho stand
"In response to the cmtnmtr
Hon, 'What do jou know t)x
caso?' Col Ike snore polnt-l
"'I know,' he said UidtUnk
Ington here has no moro of ti
than I have)'
"Of course, such teitlnwnY
vincible, and Link was notour
ted, but cxonciated"
"Now sve'll hear from the Eas
tho IrRsellng man to the rncj
from Hnckensack New Totkl
Teddy Slowcoach-May I km
Tottlo Oetlhete I don t carets
for, so long as I get It.
II WAS "HIS LAST GAFF
American Bird Slaughtered the Proud Gamcctx
the Last Jackpot in the Pit.
The mnn sillh the gamecock, who has
been winning all colors of money from
the other man svlth tho gamecock, has
at last come to grief, nnd so has his
wonderful gamecock. It Is a sad, pad
slorj', for the gamecock sslll never fight
again, and his master still never ngaln
rake In tho shekels from his opponents'
Every time this proud owner of the
wonderful gamecock heard of u man
who owned a fast gamecock and
thought he could whip uny other game
cock In the country lie sought out this
mnn nnd challenged lilm for n contest,
and the friends of both men usually
stltncssed u cracking good fight In tho
pit. Theso mntlnces came oft with regu-larltj-,
nnd every time tho mnn with
tho wonderful gamecock won the
monej. It become a kind of monoto
nous proceeding, for tho other fellow
could not win. Sn the man with the
wonderful gumecock waxed fat In the
pit nnd his monej' bigs grew In weight
and he beenmo posltlsely defiant. Ho
thought that his bird stas the only bird
thnt eser roosted high.
One day one of the men ssho had lost
much money nnd sshnko birds had been
whipped esery time they stent ngnlnst
tho wonderful gamecock, went Into the
mountains nnd thero ran Into a nest
of eagles. lie captured one of tile young
eagles nnd took It home stlth him. He
raised the wild bird nnd fed lt on the
best In the land, and one day the eagle
gresv to bo a powerful bird.
The ossner of the caplo clipped Its
wings nnd cropped Us tall at!
lt to svear urtlflclal tpura, T
called, upon tho man nlth Un
ful gumecvek and challenged lili
a proposition that he tad al 1
cured n blrll that he fhoutM
whip the gamecock.
"Bring on jovr bird," 111 the
cock man "I w'Jll meet all comet
my gamceock "
At the appointed time i larft
of friends of both parties r
around tho Improvised pit
gamecock vt as brought out sjnld
He was a beautiful and gamer bl
how Utile did ho realize that hb
wns so closo nt hand
The other mnn soon appearel
pit stlth his bird. Diamond '
pilnt had been Judlclouslr appl
til tho cnglc looked for all l
Uko n gamecock.
Tho stonderful gamecock tyti
versnry, svhlle the painted eafle
blinked In wonderment.
At the signal the gamecock apt
the gaudily bedecked bird of tie
and sought out his solar plerui
knockout blow. Hut It aa t
gaff. The eagle awkitarai eat'
his ndscrsary's left leg nnd
member fast In his claM M
tho neck of tho gamecock
other claw nnd literally ton 'J
from the body, nnd that aiu
of the wonderful gamecock.
This Is is true story ot tM
ful gamecock, the vanquished
cock owner and the roaJeiUt 1 1
the lofty crags Anaconda, sua
WON'T STAY OUT OF JAI
Of nil the strange prison enses that France has known that cf Btakr
tho most paradoxical. Ho Is a Hollander by birth, who has raMl1
pes en yenrs behind tho bars In Frnnco becnuso he svas guilty of Imi,u;
That n mnn could bo kept In prison by ft renubllo for shosv!n
for an Emperor It has nverthrosvn Is posslblo only In France. Th
planatlon, of rourso. ihatrl!
Btnlcnberg svan first nrrcsled In Tarls n 18C7 for sinning oni: w u
tho Emperor nnd shouting for Ills dosvnfnll. Tho Hollander .
sentenced to six months In prison, and after ho served the term ne t
to the frontier nnd oidered never to rotuin to France, ,
JIo enme to New Orloans, whero ha mado n comfortable am en. j
by manufacturing old furnlturo out of nosv svood. Then tho e JJ,
mother, ssho was living In I'arls, cnuscd lilm to return there. Ilertel
ugaln, sent to prlon for six months nnd for the second time esco
frontier nnd ordered to nlny out of France, Tho fact that tho W
coins a republlo in thn meantime inada not tho slightest difference.
Hut liln affection for his mother It may bo remarked that ,n ' t
preferi tn llva In I'arls-tvns ntronger thnn Ills fear ot the "v""" p,
houin nflcr ho was released Stalenberg ngaln ktnrled for Paris, lie
Iy trrvsted,, locked up for six months und then deported,
Not nt all discouraged, Blalenberg returned to his mother I n"".h
formula of urrest, Imprisonment ond deportation svas gone I w
btalenberg kept lt up until ft fatv weeks ago, whon the author! ti
the affair and he svas given thn privilege of remaining In France, in
seven years that have elapsed slnca his first orfost HtaleubcrS f"
bsvois In, Ii'ionth jirlHona.Nesv Voilt World,