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Frank Dnnlclfl hndn fairly good limine
Innt Saturday night tit tho Latndii";.
HIh "Little Puck" 1h In tli main un
Th nnered concert (riven by the No
bnifdia Htato band Sunday nielli was
olio of tho nnwt enjoyable iiiiihIciiI nvMit
of the hoiikoii. It wan thoroughly ap
preciated by a iarito and cultured audi
enoe, Sacred and oliiRHieal manterpleceH
were nioHt InipreHslvply rendered. Every
number on tho program wan encored.
Tho second concert will bo given tomor
Felix MoitIh and bin apleudid com
pany gave a particularly artistic per
formance at tho Limning Monday night,
presenting "Tho Old Mimician" and
"Tho Mnjor.V Mr. Morris 1b a talented
this ih.ji -
actor, and ho was delightfully enter
taining in Ills two roles.
"Hoss and lloss" was tho attractian
at the Lansing Tuesday, and on Wed
nesday "Tho Fast Mail," ono of the best
plnjB of its class, was given.
Carl Gardner presented "The Prize
Winner" Thursday night to a small
t'oiiilnt; A II met Ion.
Among tho wonderful scenic ulTccts
produced in Davis' grand spectacular
production of Undo Tom's Cabin at the
Lansing matinee and night Satuiday
November 11 painted by Hosnion &. Lun
din from authentic designs is the gorge
ous aiKitheosis, and tho last scene, Tho
Ascent of Lva to tho Realms of Hliss,
Ltorno by Angels Tho Pearly dates and
Stairway to tho Home Hoyond the Skies
Tho Ohio River, in Mid-winter by
Moonlight A Southern Paradise at
Sunset Allegorical Scenes, Typical of
tho Uirth of Liberty and Hlessing of
Little Children -The Weird Rocky Pass
Tho Realistic Cotton Plantation, all of
which are positively the most inagnifl
ciont display of scenic art and mechani
cal effects ever witnessed. This is tho
tlrst time that every scene has been
produced in this great play.
Air event of unusual importance in
amusoment affairs is tho appearance at
the Lansing theatro Monday, November
l.'l, of Harnabee, Karl & MacDonald's
Robin Hood opera company. This is
one of tho largest and strongest musical
organizations now before tho public,
and its visit to this city is of real artistic
importance. It is an established fact
that Harnabee, Karl & MucDonald have
not in all their public career been
identified with anything but tho highest
class of opera productions. Absolute
superiority has been their guiding motto
and a strict adherence to this principle
has resulted in making them prominent
in American light opera presentation.
Their "Robin Hood'' company in an ex
emplification of their business methods.
It embraces sixty artists chosen by
Uarnabeo, Karl & MucDonald fiom the
wide field of American talent. Theio is
a double, cast of principals, for artists
should not bo over-marked if their best
elTorts are always required. There is a
superb chorus of thirty-five thio voices,
and there is an operatic orchestra to
bring out the full beauties of the instru
mental score. Also there is overy detail
of stage investiture, a full car-load of
special scenery, costumes, proprieties,
etc., being carried Imd used in every
town visited. This is tho way Harnabee,
Karl & MucDonald do things, and it is
an explanation of the fact that these
gentlemen are so successful.
Everybody why knows anything of
musical or amusement a Hairs knows
that "Robin Hood" is tho greatest comic
opera success of recent times. It has
every element of popularity abundant
comedy, picturesque scenes, attractive
castings, and the most tuneful music
over put into opera comiiie in Aiueiica.
Its songs are sung in every town of tho
union, both in private ami public, and
now after tin ee seasons of unexampled
popularity it 'h still gi owing in public
favor. Weie it not absolutely controlled
by Rarnabee, Karl .t MucDonald so that
no othertinauager can produce it, there
Is no doubt it would bo played by scores
of companies all over the country ha
"The Mikado" and "Pinaforo" when
they were new and freo to any producer.
Hut "Robin Html" is only to be seen by
the Harnabee, Karl &, McDonald forces,
and its presentation here !b, therefore,
Among tho principals- each having
been chosen with special reference to
the characters to ho Impersonated, me
Jeromo Sykes, Henry V,. Ootid and
James Nickolds, comedians; Edward
Wcnlworth, Rohh David and Charles
Liindlo, tenors; Edwin Isham mid Frank
Dills, baritones; HlcardoUicci and IjouIn
Casavant, bassos; Fatimah Diurd, Agues
Delapotto and Ethel llalch, sopranos;
Mary Palmer, draco Heals and Agnes
Stone, contraltos. Tho orchestra Is
under tho direction of Professor J. A.
That the charuui of farce comedy are
as potent as ever Is strongly attested by
tho continued enthusiastic success of
"Tho Hustler," which will appear hero
very nioii with all its funny scones,
happy Incidents, tuneful music, pretty
girls and talented comedians. local
theatre-goers have a pronounced pen
chant for muslclal farce and in the
reconstructed and rejuvenated "Hust
ler" their tastes will 'undoubtedly bo
gratitied to the fullest extent. The
play Is is a conglomeration of comedy,
music and high-class specalties. While
tho piece contains little that can bo
dinilled by the name of "plot," yet it
possesses an interesting, compact little
story, some skillful drawn characters
and a super abundance of "go." That
breezy, magnetic sou of Erin, John
Kernell, enacts the leading role Con
McFadden, the hustler. Ho has a pro
clivity for concocting schemes whereby
ho will make millions for himseir and
friends. His money-making devices
tiro marvelous productions of the im
agination, before which the wild, ex
travagant schemes of Colonel Mulberry
Sellers pale, wither and fade into "in
nocuous desuetude." McFudden's
ubiquitous assistant (who is always "in
it") is a sportive and speculative Ger
man who rejoices in the foamo cogno
mon of Anhcuser liusch, and is reputed
to bo worth anywhere from S'2,000,000 to
898. This character is portrayed to tho
life by Einil Heusel, the noted Teu
tonic comedian. Another bit of cbver
character sketching is that of Anna
Danta, proprietress of the Combridgo
i Flats, where McFadden and Uusch
have apartments. Gus Mills- un
doubtedly the most natural delineator
of eccentric female roles known on tin
stage--appears as the lovo-lorn boarding
house mistress an:! in tho character has
niado tho hit of his career. All in all a
radiant feast of merriment is probably
in store for thoatrogoers hereabouts at
the Lansing theatre next Tuesday
night November 14. Seats on sale
Clara Morris will present "Camille"
at the Lansing theatre Thursday, No
vember -!. Unusual euro has been
taken in this season's production of the
great play, and Miss Morris is every
whoro receiving fresh encomiums on her
work in "Camille."
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Ilotaliug it Son have just received a
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All try that "Good Luck" brand
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Goon Luck Gikkikky.
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Of tho Seventh Daughter is said to bo
lucky, but hor luck docs not compare
with tho "Lucky Number Seven" of
Humphreys' Specifics, an infallible cure
for coughs and colds. Try it.
Halter's market, old reliable market,
now moved to Thirteenth street, opposite
Lansing theatre, is where ladies should
call for their meat orders. Telephone
orders over No. 100 receive prompt at
tention. M. L. Trester, Pennii. hard coal, 1211
For Sunday dinner supplies call at
Halter's market, oposito Lansing Then
tor. Phono 100.
Canon City and Rock Springs coal
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New two seated canopy top surrey for
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Bometlnitui w lieu Hip urmvltnt ttnrkDCMt
At thoelo-xiiif iliiy,
To tlio Mri'M of dully tntxir
Urluirs n moment's stay,
All nt onto the mind will wander
Ilnck tn oilier jrnrs.
Boo ns lu panorama,
Youthful hopes nml four.
Unco twain upon tho threshold
Of our llfo'wo stand
Anil discern tho future Blowing
I.tko tho promised Innil,
And tho Iiiiicb of enrlr manhood
1'uttlliK forth their leaf.
Q iron its nra tho leaven In springtime.
Ami their life aa brief.
With a pnnit do we rnmcnibor
That wo liieiklit to bo
In tho hnttlelleld a hero.
Crowned with victory:
Hut, discredited and bc-iten
Have been forced to yield
Or nt lient nra barely nolo
Still to keep tho Held.
On our brow no crown of laurel
Tells of victory won:
Not for tin the song of triumph,
When the diiylH done.
Other men hiuo reuped tho harvest
Thnt wo thought to reap;
Other mon havo Bullied tho summit
Of the mountain deep.
And our heart aro bowed with sorrow,
Dazing nti that scono,
Tor n moment aa wo picture
All that nilifht havo been.
for a moment! Then our manhood
I'tila tho sorrow by,
Crushes down nu'iiln tho heart throb,
Quells tho rising sluh.
And onco mora wo tot our facos
Sternly toward tho front,
Draco anulii our norven and alnowi
For tho battle's brunt.
Onward! With success or falluro
Wo luave naught to do.
Ours to do our duty nobly
All life's Journey tliruuuli.
And, although success would cheer us
As wo onward plod.
Wo can boar tho doom of failure,
Dy the help of Qod.
IN SOBER ROBES.
Thoro she was, untidy as usual, loung
ing on tho stops of West House, with
her plump hands folded hi her lap, her
cap strings uudono, her capo rakishly
awry, her gray hair shamelessly rum
pled. It was 7 o'clock, and tho lower
ing snn had tinged the western sky with
an odge of faded brown. Frogs wero
calling, and a faint, intermittent tinklo
of cowbells stolo over tho rolling pas
tnro lands beyond tho Shaker village.
Dig and barren in tho silvery half dusk
tho Shaker dwellings roso upon it back
ground of palo skies and green Holds.
Everything looked stolid and blauk.
Tho meeting house, austerely plain, tho
sturdy houses, shops mid barns, tho very
flower beds in tho yard of West House,
suggested an undoviating rigor of aim.
And in tho midst of it all, n very incar
nation of cheerful laxity, sat Sister Hul
dab, with her pulpy, unuscotio figure
and brood, babyish old face.
Behind her a long vista of hallway
ran straight und smooth through tho
oantcr of West House. Now nnd than a
woman in Shaker garb, plain mid prim,
went in staid steps across tho painted
floor to tho sitting room at tho farther
end of tho passage. It was tho hour of
the evening gathering, but old Huldah,
squatting comfortably 011 the back door
stop, had forgotten about evqrything ex
cept the tranquil aspects of tho twilight
A man with longish silver hair under
hia flat hat catno up tho path.
"Good oveniug to you, sister," ho Bnid
in a curiously soft, womanish voice.
"You'ro not overlooking tho hour of
gathering, aro you? Our now ulrieruos is
particular about having tho family
prompt." His accent was 0110 of kindly
warning, nnd Huldah started.
"Law, welll" she sighed. "I let it slip
my mind, so I did! 'Tnin't easy for 1110
to git into now wnysof doin, Bro' Henry.
Wo uovor heard of no gathering hour in
Eldeross Jane's timo. I ain't passing a
word agin Elderess Lucia. Sho alms to
do right, but sho's from up no'th, and
sho'a young and uphcaded, and well, I
reckon it's fer tho best, but I ain't felt to
home hero siuco Jnno died.
"Sho was a Kentucky woman, so she
was, and sho understood how 't a person
might hov tho lovo of Ann in 'cm and yit
dlsremeiiiber to tio their cap strings.
No, Bro' Henry. I know 't tho now el
deress lies my good at heart. I know
I'm kcerless to my own oudoin, but 1
jest can't seem to git ahead of them cap
strings! Look like 1 wus born thrifless.
I was always a-breaking things und tear
ing my clo'cs and gittin into mud holes
as a child, nnd being a Shaker fer 40
yoars ain't took it out'n my blood." She
sighed deeply, but tho expression on her
mild faco was ono of genial resignation
rather than hopeless grief.
Brother Henry sighed too. Tho now
elderess, though a holy woman engaged
in laying great bases for eternity, had
short shrift for human weaknesses.
"Sho hns great gifts," mournfully con
ceded tho old man. Ho wont up tho
steps with tho stiff accuracy of a jwir of
compasses and entered tho houvii.
A tall, slight young womnu was com
ing down tho hall, nor very shadow
on the yollow floor had a look of severity.
Sho was young, with a pale, beautiful
face. The thin lines of her lips held
something thnt was in harmony with tho
cold glanco of her dark eyes, and she
walked with a certain dotermiued gait,
as if each stop wero sot to an exact
measurement. Sho advanced to tho door
and looked out on tho quiet garden, tho
fading sky, tho rising stars nnd tlio
slouching old figure on tho stops. "Sis
ter Huldah," sho said.
Huldah's shoulders twitched. Sho lum
bered hastily to her feet.
"I was jest laying ohT to como in," sho
advanced in a conciliating tono as she
stood, broad und awkward, fumbling at
hor cap strings. "Look liko I kind of
lost myso'f a-sotting horo listening at
tho frawgs holler. Down in Lincoln
county, where I was raised, tho frnwgx
thoy used to start in of a night"
"Huldah," remarked tho elderess cold
ly, "thoro aro cherry stums on your
bunds, and your skirt has a zigzag'reut
In tho siih iireadth, Your hair is in a
tad stale. It Is piili.ful to mn to keep
Bpealilng to jtnt about your careless uy
Its. You arc very remiss. Tho youth
of thlslioiiho do not find you n good ex
ample. Nothing that you do is well
done." Sho puiiied and then added, (,I
fear that it will bo my duty, unless you
mend your ways, to reprimand yoefjnili
Holy beforo tho usseinbled family."
Huldah looked amiably remorseful,
"I know 1 ain't worthy of my high oallin
as a follower of Ann," she said.
"No, Huldah, you aro not," agreed tho
other, a little net t let at this easy contri
tion. "Ordinary, reproof does not reach
you. Hut if it is necessary I shall resort
to other means." Sho regarded with lovol
eyes the figure before hor. "I shall send
yon away," sho said, "I shall send yon
permanently to a northern community."
There was no particular menace in Lu
cia's voice, Sho stood with her hands
folded, looking far away toward tho
darkening horizon. "I shall fool it my
duty," sho resinned, and then vory sud
denly she stopped.
A look of vague horror had flashed
Into old Huldah's eyes. Sho stared
blankly at the slight, stern figure in tho
doorway. "You'd might iih well kill
mo," sho panted, stretching out a shak
ing hand. "I'd as lief dio as go out'n
Kentucky. I was born and raised horo.
I run barefoot through its grass mid
waded in its creeks ami climbed around
its hills. I I couldn't dror hroatli no
other place. My folks is moljering on
dor Kentucky soil, and my own bones'd
nover lay still with any other silo atop
of 'em. Oh, ehleressl You you ain't
no human nature in you I You'ro hard
as tho Hints lu them hills yonder."
Lucia drew herself up. She was a lit
tlo amazed at Huldah's heat of utter
onco, for in the elderess' three months
of ministration lu West Houbo tho old
sister had never beforo exhibited any
thing like so much feeling. Lucia, after
her first soumi of surprise, was conscious
of being rather pleased to havo struck
thus by chance upon a menus of holding
her thriftless sister in chock.
"1 havo tho welfare of tho family nt
heart," she said. "Unless I sco sotuo
change in you, Huldah, I shall send you
noxt week to Ohio with Deacon Henry
when ho returns to hisvilhigo."
Huldah gave 11 strange littlo laugh.
"Change!" sho cried out. 'tKin them
critters as lies hoofs lam to fly? I'd quit
being lazy and trlfllu if I kuowed how,
But I came of easy goln stock. I got
shif less blood in me, I reckon. But I
ruther dio in Kentucky than live in
Ohio." She lumbered heavily up tho
stops, and tho young elderess watched
hor pass tho house.
Lucia had a feeling of uncertainty.
She had como to this vlllago from a well
ordered settlement in another region,
and she cherished a praiseworthy design
of lifting tho Kentucky community to a
lovol with more austerely conducted set
tlements. Her predecessor, Elderess
Jane, had tempered justice with mora
mercy than Lucia believed well, nnd un
der her rule West Houbo hnd worn a
cheerful air of homo und creature com
forts. There were red curtains in tho sitting
room windows mid crochet tidies 011 tho
sitting room chairs. These worldly deco
rations Lucia at onco removed as abom
inations conducive to low, fleshly ideals.
Sho had a rigorous conception of the
millennial idea, had Elderess Lucia, and
tho mild old Shakers of West House
found themselves suddenly nnd violently
elevated to a higher and saddor lifo.
"Wo will proceed with our doctrinal
talk," said Lucia, entering tho sitting
room after her rebuke to Htildnh. "Sis
ter Huldah has gone to her room. Wo
will excuse her tonight."
Tho next morning, however, sho re
pented of this leniency, for when tho
family filed in to breakfast at II o'clock
Huldah was not in lino, and tho elderess
hnd a vision of hor lying comfortably
abed, forgetful of precepts and warn
ings. Sho prepared to bo very stern
with tho irresponsible old soul, but when
sho went up stairs to pour incensed ad
monition upon Huldah's head, sho dis
covered tho surprising fact that Huldah
was not in her littlo room. Tho placo
looked tidy with its high bed, scrap of a
stove and diiuity sash shade. But Hul
dah seemed to havo gone, and when tho
elderess looked sho found that Huldah's
two print frocks and linsoy petticoats
nnd long Shaker bonnet wero also gone.
Lucia had a sensation of unpleasant
ness. It did not sit well with hor con
science to think that sho had driven tlio
old sister away. Sho sought to convey
souio nssurauco to Huldah, but no 0110
seemed able to suggest, as to her where
abouts, anything more definite than that
sho had likely gone to "her kin down
yender iu Lincoln." Lucia accepted
with a sense of self reproof tho theory
thnt Huldah had gouo out into tho world
in a mood of resentment. Others had
left tho community in various moods of
revolt against tho new elderess' high
handed methods. Commonly they camo
back projierly svbdued by tho coldness
of tho world. Nh.dotibt Huldah would
aleo return, and wh?n sho did so, Lucia
determined upon tr wiling her a littlo less
But though sh fixed upon this consid
erato usage fho found no chance for
practicing it, for weeks passed on, nnd
no word came of ol 1 Huldah. Summer
doffed its green garments for coats of
russet. In West Ihmo yard tho cherry
trees spread again tln paling skies, nnd
up tho Shaker tOrAi and around tho
btolid houtes vjuury winds swept cold
Hiid snow cavvi enr.y that year, folding
' iu whitfi On trim iarilen spaces. A cold
' winter Jet in. TI19 preserving kitchens
were shut and deserted, und the Shaker
women, gatln-ing of afternoons about
their little heart shaped stoves, sowed
carpet raga and wove mats and guileless
ly btufft-d emery bags with thistledown.
Tlmy sat ai their tasks more cmiotly
than had been their wont under tho
placid regime of Elderess Jane. Qossip
was frowned on by tho now oldoress,
who, by wayol furnishing her houho
hold light entertainment, read to them
while flit; worked from moldy records
of tho spiritual experiences of early fol
lowers of Ann Leo.
, One day iu January, while they sat
ind listen id, a knock sounded nt tho sit
ting room dour, A lank fellow, bundled
In n wool scaif, stood on tho threshold,
"Jinwiiy," unsaid, nmiauiy nodding at
Lucia, who looked up with calm, dark
oyesand smooth, soft llpt which silently
questioned tho Intruder.
"onro tho now eldeross, I reckon,
premised tho man. "I used to know
Sister Jatio right well, I'm tho tollgato
limn. I was jest goln 011 to Harrodnhttrg,
and I laid off to stop In and tell you
oino one's llvlu In tlio old log houso
down 011 the river. I kuowed it was
Shaker property, nnd I jedged you'd
want to know. M' wife sho sen siuoko
coniln from tho chimney, and sho hod
mo climl) up tho baulc to see who wns
living there, 1 couldn't raise no ono.
But in' wife sho says sho ceo a woman
sneak thoo tho bushes up there with a
pnssel of fagots, I didn't know but you'd
want to hear If any ono was llvln In ono
of your houses und u-ntcnllu your Um
ber. Mo nnd in' wlfo wo'ro always glad
to do tho Bhakem a good turn."
Ono of tho Shaker women uttered an
nxolnmntiou: "Law mo! who over lies
to llo in that old crib must bo poorly olT!
It ain't fit for firewood ami half a mile
from a llvlu crltterl I wonder who
Why, law tun! ltcoitldn'tboold Huldah?"
Lucia started. "Sho went to hor poo-
Slo," sho said sharply. And then, sull
enly enough, sho said to tho tollgato
man: "Will you take mo to tho place?
Soino ono thoro may need help. Sister
Roso, tell Abram to hitch up."
Tho spring wagon, however, could go
only tho less part of tho way, At tho
turn to tho ferry tho tollgato man tied
and blanketed tho horse. Thou ho pro
ceeded up a rocky break iu tho cliff side,
and Lucia tolled after him through mur
muring pines mid between jagged stones,
which nibbled hungrily through their
slight covering of snow.
In tho midst of leafless trees an old
houso presently disclosed a black and
tumbling roof. At 0110 sido of tho
bleached log walls a imissivo chimney
roso in 11 broken, hoary heap. Faintly
from its mouth camo a dying breath of
smoke, but there was 110 other sign of
occupancy, not even so much as a foot
print in tho sllifit snow about tho door.
Lucia laid her knuckles against tho
rude panels. Them was 110 response.
Tho single window was boarded up, but
as Lucia peered through a crack iu tho
pinnies sho caught a glimpso of n gar
ment hanging ncross tho panes a gar
ment of brown print nt tho pattern of
which hor heart twitched.
"Try tho door," sho said breathlessly,
"Push It in!" There was 11 crack and a
sharp cry ns tho tollgato man sot his
shoulder against tho rotting panels. IIo
caught himself by the jamb und stood
peering in. It was nearly dark in tho
baro, puncheon floored room, except that
now nnd then a tonguo of llamo thrust
itself from 11 smoldering handful of
twigs on tho hearth. Against tho far
thest wall a woman crouched, a woman
who at sight of Lucia struck out two
bony hands and moaned and gated
"Don't touch 1110," sho said hoarsoly.
"I won't go! I won't! 1'vo hid away
hero and prayed you'd novor find mo"
"Iluldahl" broke in tho elderess pas
sionately, "don't look at mo so! I'vo
como to take you homo, Huldah homo
to West House. Listen, Huldah! I'vo
been hard nnd cruel, but I'll never pain
Tho old woman scorned not to hear.
Shognzcd round at tho cracked walls, tho
pallet of brush, tho darkened window.
"I ain't no trouble to no ono," sho
muttered. "I'vo starved und frozo and
all. I'vo heard the owls hoot at night
and ben skeered.und I bun lonesome and
sick, but I was home, and I could 'a'
gono on if Ann would 'a' heard my pray
ers. But sho ain't listened. She's turned
agin mo. Sho givo mo into your hand."
Lucia had cast herself 011 tho rough
floor and was clasping Huldah's knees.
"You are killing 1110, Huldah," she
wept. "I havo sinned against you and
against nil those whoso lives I havomado
cold and hard. I meant to do right, but
I wns vain and wicked. Huldah! Hul
dah! do not forgive me. I do not ask it.
I do not deserve it. Only como homo
with mo nnd let mo servo you us a daugh
ter who has erred may servo tho mother
who pities her."
Tho tollgato man rubbed his nosowith
tho cud of his red scarf nnd wheeled
away. Huldah stood gazing confusedly
down 011 tlio kneeling slender figuro,
with its wringing hands nnd beautiful
palo face and streaming oyes.
"Bo you'ns u-cryin?" sho stammerod.
"I 'lowed you wns a flint. And kneeling
to mot Elderess Lucia don't yo, don't
ye! Sit up, Elderess Lucia!"
But Lucia clasped her tho closer.
"Not till you promise to como with
mo," sho sobbed. "Not till you promieo
not to hato 1110 ns I deserve."
Huldah drew a quick breath. Her
hand trembled down upon tho young
woman's black, soft hair.
"Hato you?" sho breathed. "Why, I'll
go now wherevor you take me or
send mol" Harpor's Bazar.
Mttl OAT Ills Sister.
Not long ago a young man whoso solo
business, apparently, is to wear fino
clothes nnd to enjoy lifo generally wna n
witness in a lawsuit nt n town not many
miles from liufTnlo. When, iu putting
tho preliminary questions, tho attorney
asked him what wns his occupation, tho
witness was visibly ombarrosscd.
"Como, como, what is your business?"
repeated tho lawyer impatiently.
"I I or I cr" stammered tho
young man, blushing painfully; "I cr
that is, my sister is a drossmakor."
An KrroiK-otis Kuppniltlon.
During tho Nez Perco war of 1877 two
soldiers wero pursued by savages and
had to fly for their lives. Ono of tho
soldiers was better mounted than his
companion and soon was several hun
dred yards in tho lead. Looking back,
ho perceived that tho enemy was got-
' ting daugi roiisly near, so ho shouted:
"Come on; tney rt right utter usl '
Tho man iu tho rear ironically replied:
"You don't think I'm trying to throw
this race, do you';" Spokano Outburst.
Dr. T. O'Connor,
(HnrrMnor to Dr. Clinrlra Hunrlst.)
CURES GANGERS, TUMORS,
W n anil I'lxtntn without t tin ni ol Knits,
t'liltirntorin or I'.lluir.
ithv MM I) lllrix-t-llwi'ii block.
''Its iilnro ill tlio I10111I of nil iiorloillcnN pub
llnlii'd lu II111 ICiiuIIhIi hiliKUiiMn Ih no ImiKiir dis
puted mi) whore. "-Albany Aruus.
IN 1 891.
Tin: tiin:.Ti(HT op At, 1, -nil', maiiazinich,
111110 I'liice ir lh llest Ulrriitiini.
I (Mill lllii.lmtloii Ity tlixOmiti-st Artists
if Din World.
fllllK prcmriiiii of tho now voltiinoof tho Con-
I tnry Mntinr.lne, houhitiltiK with tho Novum-
her iiiiinhor, Is 11110 of rnro Interest to ovory
render uf lllnriiliiro. Thorlilnf sorlal fcntiiro Is
A NEW NOVEL BY
Tlio iiiohI ilriiiiiullo story uvnr wrlttnn by
Aiiit'rlrn'n uri'itlont humorist. I.lkn sovornl o(
Murk Twain's storlns, It bus for Its sctmo n
sldiimlxml town on tho Mlsslrsliipl rlvor forty
sours iiko. "I'liild'nlioiiil Wilson," 11 linrif
lii'iiilod i-otiiitry Inwyer, tint horn nf tho story,
fnrnishi's iiilioli of tho fun Hint mm iifilnrntlv
ixnftH to llnd In 11 work by tho iinthor of "Tlio
Innocents Abroad," but ho niiiuiirs fa iUltn
nnotlior Ihdil In tho iniirilnr trlnl which forms
Ihn thrilllnit I'llinnx of tlio story. Tim plot In
triiclnccM n novel nnd liwnlonu emilnyiiiiiiit of
sclonro In tho ili-tection of rrlitio, nml tho chnr
nclors nro well drawn nml tholr ovury net Ion Is
Ititeri'slliiK. Tho ri'iitnry will rontiiln
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IMPOUTA NT EXPEDITIONS
iu nil tho Krout ctiiitliiniits. Including tho ad
ventures of two ioiihk AiniTlciituwhotriminioil
Asia on bicycles; 11 uovnl si-rlcs on
TRAMPING 4W1T11 TRAMPS:
How 11 yonim miin,illsuuUcd ns n trnin, trav
elled over America nml lun mod nil thosocrots
of tho "profession;"
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story writers, ohhiiis on timely subjects, humor
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