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The - Slnt an WOOing
DY CARRiIE brAY ASHTON.
"'(CopYrlghti !g5 bj Dai`sltory Pub. Ca)`
He was a big llgnt.im~n wholly ab
sdbed in busicas ad loll thieworld
Respected by ,tanr, .but loved by
none, his empldyes ;aaid.
No fe.opuld .be.more just than he,
but tlrose about him often wished he
was moraelikeother men.
He was not conscious of the fact
S.that he threw a .dmper op every one
in the ofice.
He had never known what a home
was In the trud sense of the word.
HIs father haddeierted his mother
when he was a few weeks old, and.
the poor little.womin had lingered~un
til the lad was six yearm bid
+ He had loved her passionately, but
alter she left' llm he had learned to
live within himself. .
I e had foun4 the worid a cold, tard"
-ona to the bqgnelesq i lth asine
phyisral inheritance and dantless
, He was neve'a social creature and
refused all invitatidsa.
, He knew very few women add. they
rarely saw his best side.
He lived in a very quiet boarding
house where Madiame Bruntg a kindly
German woman, kept a half dosen men
who eould afford to payher well.:
o Elizabeth Wells, a wholesome,' at
tractive girl of twenty-five, 'had spent
the summor vacation with -Madame
as she was teaching in a neighboring
city, and her mother was traveling
with a party in Californla.
* Mailame was always ready to wel
come the girl, as she had no children of
The other nmen had treated her most
kindly--the youngest having paid her
considerable attention, but Norman
Baker had never exchanged a half
dozen words with he.
The fact was he did not know what
to say to a woman.
He seldom felt at ease in a woman's
presence, but instead at disliking her
as the other -boarders said, he had
grown much interested in the merry.
sunshiny arl..and when Thanksgiving
came and with it Miss Wells, none
greeted her with a.heartier.handshakeo
than the reserved Mr. Baker.'
He did not as usual retire to his
sanctum immediately after meals dur
ing the young oman's .visit, but
mingled Uith the other boarders and
for him was quite genia:
'sarturda morning hi ated iOas
SWells to drive with hib that after
hoon but she had promii' Jack Brad.
shaw the night beF :
01- biterntted In you and wai t st
ladi le sou naywife. I've neverDrOVad'
anry wioman in soy life iefore, exaep
Mv tie life ha ben a quiet, lone'
-ens a I have no close friendi..
To' say-. thsj usabeth WUells was
surpatbad, but mildly expresses .
he' had had offers before, but ha
never -seen man that she cared
odgstrfoeitoSilve up-her freedom.
:I do not know you well enough Mr.
BIaker to fee} sure that I should make
you or myself- happy as- your wie
.Our acquaintance has been so very,
brief. I do not- know theleast thing
abouta you, except that you are pro
prietor of The Blletia. You know .
little more kbout me. 'I shall;be glad
to continue the eaquadntance and at
S" * ' decideda yes
the end of six months you can ass me
the' same question again and I will
The twain kept their -own counnel
and no one was made any the wiser
Mr. Baker made frequent visits to
the city n which Miss Wells residel.
Flowers, books, music and confe
Uonery found their way to the young
lady's home. Long letters reached
her In which the cold, silent man told
her of his early trials and loneliness.
his longings and aspirations for a hap
"Could she be happy and satisfied
with him?' she had asked herself
over and over again, but could reach
She .en3oye. his companionship"
morathan even she herself knew. liS
friendsdhip- Ibeant mt to her, butm
might she not tire oe blei time when
It wss late in May ihe teijiy fii sht
day wrlen Norahan Baker. --reached
R---- His train was 4sI and-as
he had. an ngagement for luacheon
witth lismaeth Wells he ota-a cab..
A few bloks.thls'side of Viss Wells'
home the cab came to a i4d-e, stop
and upon calling to the driver hl
learned that a small newsboy had.
been knocked down and hls papers
ocattered over the crosSIng "im epir
out of the cab he picked' p'th lad
-andlearned that he was aoitSrony
iiured, allthongh brDulsk 0asheakhn
The child' oemed muca more on,
aeined over the lose of-hM-aers and
his torn trousers than
aInjuris until ii was that 1'.
Bihesr rpce ¶terfbe
sides new sft ths.
now f tlpthis inc!4ita tiht
backf h i own cheerless to
1itsaps Ue- dauld put :a< 'sea.
hilnto 1'iie t.wsboy'
ld to othe
ne os whi e- -i ,
mm, o go was *
.r4eg eiti 't ,o tn
lae'. us'e. ote
tthe .m - ist the stailge
Asas-ptll, . he at
wre Ihe yo can obeyed
to:'- thie dot, " a eilwlay or
_aered erti . kept right
pwick to he th delayeds
-8,n more or Ii "it,;lis exeutive
en of the hipDale, atwhich
she WPningty, ,-n ola aned
to ema the therd at
Otheri wag in)i and th. little.
o.of thedotm, the blwa oelr
p to th i mdn't the no year
agi, more or arond bexecut
offer of the re sip Daeit. at
the Woashgton; ad and bouted
to. ees the newr i etty hard atp m
Some of duthem. somthe big e
ltoe, didn't oven ash the novel
thoe oremarke ae 'u 'day when hie
wee ol duty he 1 2 among the
me tok of h aked for
vo te n doing him
n ond 'ab tae care
of himself ay. But tli Wen re
spected lalt without tial,* and
obeyed hhbri4gtly after that."-New
York Tribune. .
HE WAS ABOVE IT.
Young Mae's Answer to Student of
Smith is a man of education, whose
particular study is soclology. Much of
his time is spent among children of
the poorer classes, and in the .vacaton
period, ,hen these are congregated In
the playgrounds of the city, he works
among thedi directing their play.
Visitors to.theground are frequent,
but few sk iiuestlons. Recently, how
ever-mo Smith Informed the writer
a young fellow appeared, watched the
childrea for a time, seemed interested,
and askedd ftew questions about them.
Ae" the young man was. neatly
dressed, clean shaven, quiet In man
ner, and not unintelligent looking.
Smitli:was prepared to And him a stu
dent of problems, like himself.
"Are you interested particularly in
this indl of work? Perhaps you are
doing ehlsehere as I am doing here?"'
Smith.;sld that the smile which
prelaaed his reply was crushing. "Oh,
-no" ..ethe youth. .rve got a good
tr-ad,'M-Detrelt Free Press.
._ .Food and relns.
-The avantage of fisting for intel,
leotueiihork is being exemplified by, a
praheeol of the West Virginia uniter
lt will retrain from eating food
fot cdls, during which time he will
dai ver his customary lectures to
the ii the summer quarter. It is
thi a idea that the less food
th-tl " more bop
superior In evmty wii
'that W n who Is clogged with
pod I oil interesting to watch
the p ietures daily becom
ing mo while hi weight de
Ma'ee , can imagine that the
farthert Vji= istnfinite wisdom, un
til, wheire v at the 30th day of
his fait;t hib-thinking world will be
simply o aYl by the intellectual 'out
n _ a "Thaasie"
or a !'hii egy" io Lto .take a comi
m l tand place him in a cell
for -t ~days on a diet of ltred.
- e---'-; l ar b ig colored glass
bulba dradlly ceasing to be a
fea • tdsebozton of druggists'
witn ,Nthe paet they were as
n e every mug atore u a a
pole i to ,. barber's
haive not, as the pole
nd hietory. AlU that
' ot them t that they
- Wy nmused u window
bi d bri tlliatqld tht
mr mode ohealy and
end water. ·1hue,
4, 5ah~tra -
.4 ' '..-,'
eyrein, as the ade i, was 'Y ton f
e se. ae to ha+tver : m ro
s e . e i r wib e
things the ot old a her do to two ont place.t ,
drpemy sou ln hs t- s to el s i The she i e t
eabout-Alelndsta ihe y oked h ttim as fully and paed the
thnk"e 'sb askded. hen i the own. h"thet oov ertr e t. o
--swung'y he, l " s mn to ea-Whingtons : ,
So urep " said helt badis oaly, wolfishly 'tope." id. eI a
eo'eing the, little girl, who was eboating tone . "I was wonderii
pickle and' cak' ot of the family" hav mustard or not on
-lunch baskete cheese stndwichqes the i
"Dhonx for wray aus yesterday psome- lean of aainst when ep
ithmo the old, old atwphere of the getting-ofs, place.s"People vin in
dreamy sorth miles tirollemshe town of in then she tmgazed -t '
aopeut Alexandri twa?"ty she wed him as fully and passed up the
ofthe boat glided. Iy eswthie. gtiet townop lght conversationunt il the'
go up against a ball o. popcorn to up the atr to
o' kesep himgoing until the boat made An unhhppy wife in one
"See how the esalght strikes the way. -at
Squire Redwine, whorhas been In water Ti boiling over a
lake there has been ffor several days years andy parte of ts hare started exput to
wh at the Indians belsmokieng to be not far gol rowing, but thmore and. more
from the countryke washere I lives, saly back without completing the nnv
the Arizona Republican..The lake Is of Texico-areoften awak
abouin forty milthes froundbuthe ha aof on . On e party w time.
Imperial and twentyee les south pg ond all the time, b ot
of Mexico. It lie within: the Coopah erally of sufcient force'
country ato the base o Wei mountains,- up thee , water to th' h
voleam loa depthe of from ll to has feet. The level is lake s
feet been there the lwat hs been feet below sea level.
there h side has of tre ei anused it The whole to a ountr
is getting worse ovary d -The In- been a volcanic region. The side -
toabe in-, Cralifornia add'
edicans ave med frottm at neigh the mountahirs pand the n fo
the water was the hites Into . conserble heard andstane around e are see
paent twriventy miles northe nw- lake miles. It wasulphur. suchithin the na
of moving. The lake.is ot four- ory of some of the olderredideIns ie
Within the long, but ndaries of -te new away. There arthe volcanoes in the Is
lakwide there has mountain rangbeen fseverl years nd parties have started out to.
whAt rt the Indians beled to be a vol volcano, but they have always turn
caned to that part of the constaer in the . All withe troubt completings of this worldnvest
risinity om the ground, but there halorn with winds.e party .which came Wlkh.
the remnanto other sign l an euption. throw ing up his han areand srefo
whvolcano recentlyo a depth of frm e toa ing: "I surrender surrenders"
feeunion at LEver since the vat has bee feet below sea level. noyd H
there iherofe has been dt re le,-and it not shole Cocopa cho had v
Is gettoinlg thworse ever e untarily ma volcanic region. The side a
orydiana have moain ived from t neigh the mountaiswar, and the direction taken by for
of moving. The lakefs ut four others was suhome of thate older residents ha
ean miles longa but n of greast Ariz ona one of the volcanoes in he r
width, mountain range was active.
At firsten the dstr et them con- brin his
fined to that part of the ter in the - AU thoe troubles of this world art
vicinity of the volcano, now the horn with winds.-Mary N. Wilkins.
tromely pr te. Mosby word to esca mp ed: The ve pthe ti d hurried forwa
the remnant of his old u lae throwing up hi hands and scream
who recently, hmeld their ual re- ing: "I surrender! I surrender!"
union at Leesburg. Va, the proes- Tichener was much annoyed. He
sure of public duty prevent could ntry shoot a man ho had vol
him Joining them. If yhin mem- unterily made himself a prisoner o1
o try remains active th d eath war, and the direc then
of Col Tichener of th of gem othersb was such that he should hav
eral appraisers atNor k must risked hitting bin prisoner if he fired
onhave reminded h com ionfee with the fugitives; so he had
when thea pto e let nd obtedly havend beering his one prize
tIah uies. B ha o shrift and hinged.
caused hi e stumblednce lace be a local preacher who ew the
where he wasv ery . He country so ll that it lvell
as omthere?" iet t e nin tlht naght of anp tie In h
.hWaein t l, uma ar and -thew te oether I
,. HOW TO DRAi, RK. however, take care not to wrench
it.ihn e Dei n Wit a on Pie o are drawle it out , In the tha en
odne ight vwith a com athand e ndoub within the uenoin vles. n
oft of sm to see that the cork is p erfee givenr
If s n h es. to i nds at a fon e shrift and any ged. on i
plenie or he stumbled three rsen Mosy afterward met Tieen
ahorleback aid iey telt Who told him Pelthat he did thoe lve
gothes there" w o t he men ningle thate night of any time In
bottled instantly, . toward the south and wous caee. t
th O wi T ~ oon it will ho sweero tak e care not to wrench
ta Done it n Piece are drawing It out, er a blend you mu ai
h you want to i lighted non came to putop it iaxn its our
apicnic, or have left then let strong aw ospher.a turrents:
home, asv tue ly tell them Edge of Palee's Shne from e
thatork i th - out of any t, thile the fierom theornao,
orttle without u mus t course towardden pon the south and wes t,
they wit eee od in your spouill th sweep of desitructive
tae an- you must tnrtly marked liaek cooled i
hlOd oee hat I a quite ne a point th ato I h ive seen s -e
:omy o lo~pa tal n the witding th emseovin preelselly
C -'. thh ao n as the ise, the doter tharien, -ere
ork vese.II must ahe sdide by the sdles o ,- -
prsthe iee hold in y the other, and onlcl in fewI
I held fttheent wa t5er qu oingt a aspoit tha lt h uav eseep
fxed the ae-k mud, cinders sd stonesl i
mi-' ,si'< la s tei I sc a dc4 -n the dibutltlhil -e
he- annd i t e1
t e lt tOare Cn the
poea inwhie ;
Nath eys arhe ioreso
t.w rer.the ii; Philadthel.
r theyNor . Sar reanme
ShIch' has nO enltimore where
o;a .a4een ant Chiaeqso
the ;nnrati' Areaches i. Other
epresented in' thealt are no
enver, Atl eorle Ior e l i Wa
(with' e aitay one), Daeti n-,'
t he, Murch t. Pal, Meridian,
t. Inouls, Morkkristown, N
N:."%J., Brooklyn, Portland,
Pittaburg. B alt Lake Citys
gentlemen whose pic tues ad
The strata Ueed a '
than sat the top.,ildor tothe
e Newfnd Osartostb They`
comat ins dire sp in tother
or-have achieved disetinction
t of wiays. -h A are mer
and they are nor bilding in
the largest store in the
They are Bavarians by na
After the civil war they
New York. Oscar became
He has since been minister
and has been as succemss
plomatic career as In other
S hr and Nathan are his
d Lie him they have longt
tided with the great mercan
in ew York 'known as
which they control. Nathan's
are famous. He established
in New York some years
coal was dispensed to the
,ost, and set up sterllzed milk
es, where the article could
U. pyer. J. M. Levy.
ebe lens prominent In banking
o The latter is a lawyer and
el t a' low price. The
has been the forte-.a
a l igman James Speyer
a Serigm all New
r .h . the- -st of millilon.
Rio ehoI atlter as
weli as Inancier. e yer is
aso a Yorkler. was' educated
than en his heds banks in
SParis n and Newr
rkand o now a respensibl
Ii Jalo ehouse the lattereity.
b an es of a family
ho hive rlahed ore than their '
e;of ena di shed In the
ral, C romm and literary
rid. the boy hae iha been a
J a ar alomo.,e Henryl e.lgman. r
t tr. When
ley was e
on lhi sta.L
The Ar _ . ;i'c
orf an the
Is the onrelones
lys organised, "or
:.fonaine of a the
the Geneva cross
on partment In
edge This badge, i
left side of the
aor on aco
nurse's dress wh
a formance of duaty,
the aldies for disbed
neglect are duty or
the Premsent alue
The United C.
s, to scarce thatose a
Fra coins are woadve
ing themy wofferng from t
fk or aa many as
are wornce 1889 the
have not coined
Since then their
steadi on wly. as
the dies for all Uied`
rency are made. a r
the present value o an
Those marked C.
worth from $1.70 t0 8*
marked D. (Denver) .
$2 to .5each b0; those mar
Francisco) are wow:
mand those without any
llug they were minted at
are worthe petrom $.to
pa sphalt Were Moe
S Notiicatround was
the residents of an
they woumembed bers oasseed
r amount each by the city
r made necessary In
pipes. Several house
most- belligerent of
all the interested p
sign the petition.
pBomraph of the
"Oertain gent. ho
the membersw In t
Some of the men
outh church, have
fnnd to set five ye
best pew in , for th '
Ilsh sitors ,
find their way scene d
Ward Beeche' minciti
ors," hasr ed to thW
A pew in 8t;
is thus r
call the t the