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3STtje WLithxtct gaily gitglc: ntlay lnxn jlcpemfer 26, 1890
SCIENCE AND PKOGEESS.
SUBJECTS OF PRACTICAL INTEREST
TO WIDE AWAKE READERS.
The Steam Iop, "Which Is an Appliance
for Returning to a Steam Boiler tho
Condensed Water from Steam TIpcs,
Jackets, Heating Coils, Etc.
Tho Bteam loop hero illustrated is a
striking piece of apparatus, since it will
return water to a boiler situated at a high
level vrithout the intervention of pumps,
injectors or other motors. Engineering
gives the following Illustrated description:
Tho water simply flows back just as if it
were under the action of gravity, the only
means of communication being a range of
pipes. The action will be readily under
stood by reference to the annexed diagram,
which shows a steam boiler connected by
a steam pipe from the dome (A) to a steam
engine (B.) Immediately in front of the en
gine is fixed a separator, which catches the
water carried over by tho steam, as well as
that which condenses in the pipe. From
the bottom of the separator there rises a
pipe until it attains a considerable eleva
tion abovo the water line of the boiler; it
then proceeds horizontally, and finally
descends and enters the boiler at D.
Tho water from the separator follows the
course of the pipe, and flows into the boil
er at a higher level than the separator.
Tho reason of this will be readily seen. The
iteam pipe and the steam loop are both
THE STEM! LOOP.
connected to the boiler; but of course there
5s a slight difference of pressure in them,
the pressure falling a little tho farther the
Bteam gets from the boiler. Let us sup
pose tho pipes to be blown through at tho
cocks H and C, and these cocks then
closed. Water will commence to collect in
tho separator, and the pressure in tho loop
to fall by reason of condensation. Tho ex
cess of pressure in tho separator will im
mediately begin to drive tho water up the
risor, not in a solid body, but in separate
plugs or plungers, which will follow each
other at frequent intervals.
As soon as these reach the top of tho
yiser they will flow along tho horizontal
fiipe, which is of large diameter, and col
ect in tho down pipo. Hero the mats will
jremain until the head of tho water, plus
tho steam pressure above it, is sufficient to
raise tho check valve, when a part of tho
column will flow into tho boiler. Usually
a head of a few feet is sufficient to effect
this; but if tho pipes be very long it may
require twenty feet or more. At tho mo
ment when tho check valve lifts the
gauges at B and F will give tho same
j-cading, while tho gauge at G will show
tho steam pressure oxisting at thnt point,
jtho water is thus returned to the boilor
without loss of pressure and almost with
out loss of heat. This is done continuously
and automatically, the only care required
being to blow through occasionally to re
jnove the air.
"While waiting in a drug storo recently,
urys Popular Science News, our curiosity
was excited byacall for "colorless iodine,"
and after the customer had been supplied
with tho preparation we mado some in
quiries in regard to its composition. It ap
peared that tho iodine solution was bleach
ed by the addition of ammonia, so that
ttv hat tho purchaser roally obtained was a
solution of iodido of ammonium, possess
ing none of tho characteristic properties of
iodine itself. Colorless iodine is said to be
in considerable demand, but it contains no
octive iodino at all, and is evidently the
invention of some druggist or physician
with more ingonuity than chemical knowl
edge. TIow tho U. S. Arsenaln Clean Drafts.
Tho method prescribed for cleaning brass
end in uso in all tho United States arsenals
is claimed to bo the best in tho world. The
plan is to make a mixture of ono part com
mon nitric acid and one-half pint sulphuric
acid in a 6tono jar, having also ready a
p ul of fresh water and a box of sawdust.
The articles to be treated are dipped into
the acid, thrown into tho water and finally
rubbed with sawdust. This changes them
into a brilliant color immediately. If the
brass ha3 become greasy it is first dipped
in a strong solution of potash and soda in
v arm water; this cuts tho grease so that
the acid has full power to act.
KdNon'g Phoiiogrnrblo Poll.
Inasmuch as tho mechanism of the talk
ing doll can bo mado of any size, and the
Applications aro endless, it becomes a sub
ject of more interest than is usually be
stowed upon toys. The mechanism of the
Edison talking doll is inclosed in tho body
of an ordinary doll of what is called stand
ard size, and contains a rectal cylinder ca
pable of reproducing, in some instances,
as many as thirty words.
Tho first three of these dolls to pass into
private hands in Europe, we aro told by a
London journal, wore presented to the
queen of Holland, for the gratification of
,J -V! .. O .
the pnoxoGiurmc apparatus of the
her children, at the Amsterdam exhibi
tion. The illustration here given of the
phonographic apparatus explains itself.
Fig. 1 is the diaphragm; 2, cylinder con
taining the spring; 3, winding key; 4, cylin
der with phonogram, and 5, doll with the
Sorry TTOien. Ho Came to It.
First Urchin (wiping his mouth) Say,
fl'lly, dej's one tlug alout er watermelon
vi ot 1 don't like I don't sec why dey can't
grow soitio what wouldn't be that way,
Billy What is it that yer doesn't like
about 'cm, Dickey?
First Urchin It's too bad that the white
tiud ain't red. Munsey's Weekly.
1 ' v --
Wichita Wholesale 4 Manufacturing Houses
CHAS. T. CHAMPION,
AXD school supplies.
Mail Orders will Receive Prompt Attention at
118 East Douglas Avenue, Wichita, Kansas-
GLOBE -. IRON -. WORKS,
Steam Engines, Boilers and Primps, and Dealers in Brass Goods, Rubber and
Hemp Packing, Steam Fittings, Etc. Repairing of all Kinds of Ma
chinery a Specialty, orders
of Sheet Iron Work. All
A. FLAGG-, Proprietor.
The Stewart Iron "Works,
Architectural, "Wrought and Cast
Iron Work for Buildings.
Factory: South Washington Avenue
TO ART DEALERS AND ARTISTS.
Artist's Materlfils. Pictures. Mouldiuc? anJ Trames
Wholesale and retail. Catalogue free.
MAIL ORDERS PKOMPTLY ATTENDED.
F. P. MARTLtf, 114 Market St.
dfll-tf TELEPHONE 2H.
Pianos and Organs
Sheet music and book. All kinds of musica
goodb. Bnu- hand and orchestra music 1:3 .Main
Street, Wichita, Kansas.
Trimble Bros. & Tlirelkeld,
Special attention to mail orders.
110 E Douglas, - Wichita. Kan
D. T. STALLINGS & SONS,
STALKS PALME TOILET SOAP
Itbenutlffes the complexion anil keep tha
fckln 80ft, smooth clear and he ilthy. For
sale by druggists and grocers.
526 Chicago Ave. - Telephone 99
THE JOHNSTON & LARIMER DRY GOODS CO.,
Dry : Goods, : Notions : and : Furnishing : Goods.
Complete Stock in all the Departments.
119, 121 &123N Topeka Ave. Wichita, Kansas.
L. M. COX,
Manufacturing -. Confectioner,
And jobber in Pigs, Dates, Cigars, Foreign and Domestic Nuts, Cider,
Paper Dags, Paper Boxes. Candy Jars, Trays, Etc.
21o and 217 South Main St., Wichita, Kansas.
THE C E. POT1S DRUG CO.
Formerly Charles E. Potts & Co., Cincinnati, O.)
(roods Sold at St. Louis and Kansas City Prices.
233 and 235 South Main Street, AVichita, Kansas.
BAKER, BLASDEL & CO.,
COR. MARKET AND FIRST STS., "WICHITA, KAN.
Manufacturers wholesale, transfer and forwarding agents, and dealers
in carriages, wagons, farm implements, wind mills, scales, engines and
th retching machinery. We have on hand a full line of the following manufac
turers goods that c can ship at quick notice:
Stiulebalcer Eros. Mfg. Co., South Rend. Tnd.; Enterprise Carriage Co.,
Cincinnati, Ohio; Hoover & Gamble. Miamisburg, Ohio; Ehterly Harvesting
Co., Whitewater, " ib.; Fairbank. Moore & Co., Chicago, 111.; Walton Plow Co.,
Eloomiufrton. jr.; Pekin Plow Co.. Pekin, 111.; Avery Planter Co.. Peoria. 111.;
.Ino. Dodds Hay Rack Co., Dayton, Ohio.; Frick Engine Co., "Waynesboro,
3'enn.; Mashilton Thr.ibher Co., Ma.ssilton, Ohio; Krugslornd da Douglas Mfg.
Co., St. Louis, Mo.; Huber Engine Co., Muriou, Ohio.
TIIE WICHITA OVERALL AKD SfflRT MANUFACTUBDfG CO.
SIANUrACTUHEKS AXD JOBHEHS OF
Overalls, Jeans, Cassimere and Cottouade Pants; Duck Lined Coats and Vests;
Fancy Flannel and Cotton Overshirts; Canton Flannel
Undershirts, Drawers, Etc.
Faclorr and Salesroom 139 N. Topeka, Wichita. Correspondence Solicited
Wo read that among courtesies current
in tho Middle Ages foudnl barons wero
mado noticeablyprominent,inthat "rights
and jurisdictions" accorded to them under
the crown insured to them "deference and
respect." Ono of those privileges was "to
erect a canopy, cmbroidorcd with armorial
bearing, over tho chairs in which they sat
when they administered justice or occupied
at ceremonial dinners."
"The cloth of state," as such a canopy
was called, is not wholly a lost relic, and
as a curiosity of tho long ago maybe seen
with other rich awnings in throne rooms
of royal palaces.
A parallol back and a projecting roof
sometimes took the place of the canopy,
and far more comfortable was s.uch an
arrangement, and -highly gratifying to
madam the baroness, since by the change
making room for two she could share the
honors, accorded to her liege lord. It was
also so occupied at meal times, whereby
the noble house mother could receive her
quota of "deference and respect."
From these ancient "forms" was evolved
the sometimes rude, but strong and con
venient "settle." which manv of tis hsvn
observed on stoops or piazzas of country
inns, or on me verandas of well built farm
ers' homes. Harper's Baxar.
A Delicate DctIcc
Commander DefTorgcs has mado a long
series of observations on the pendulum in
the hope of more accurately determining
the figure of the earth. In a paper to the
Royal Astronomical sodety he referred to
the importance o the work & Meeting
tho units used vor all astronomical meas
urements, and mentioned that great differ
ences exist in the pendulum determina
tions of tho force of gravity thus far made.
One of the chief causes of thee differences
he believes to be vibrations of the suDDort
promptly nilea lor all emus
kinds of castings made.
C. Elicnmnyer Sr. Milliner and Elevator Co., of
Halstend. Kan., carry a full lino of hard and soft
n heat flour at their agency In this city, bend for
prices and samples.
OTTO WEISS. Agent, 253 N Main. Wichita.
Saddlery Hardware. Manufacturer of Uppers.
Leather and findings, hides, furs, wool and robes.
127 Douglas Avenue, cor. Water St., Wichita, Kan.
SWAB & GLOSSER,
And Jobbers of "Woolens and Tail
1-L5 2s Main Street, - Wichita.
WICHITA BOTTLING AYOBKS,
OTTO ZIMMERMANN. Prop.
Bottlers of Ginger Ale. Champagne
Cider, Sada Water, Standard Ii'erve
Food, also General Western
Agents for "Win. .T.Lemp's Extra Pale.
Cor. First and Waco Sts., - "Wichita.
B. VAIL & CO.,
CLOCKS AXD SILVERWEAP..
10G E Douglas Ave., - Wichita.
irom wnicn tno punuuium is nnng. m
order to determine tho small motions of
the support he had a lens attached to it,
and another to a fixed object at its side.
On bringing tho lenses close together, so
that Newton's rings could be observed in
tha film of air between them, a very small
motion of the support caused a consider
able oscillation of the rings. In this way
ho could detect the motion produced in the
support by a person walking up a mount
ain 500 yards away. Arkansaw Traveller.
If iodino bo accidentally swallowed,
quickly mix somo common starch, as for
starching clothes, and compel tho patient
to drink a largo quantity of it. If lau
danum or morphine is taken in overdoses
givo strong coffee, and keep the patient
continually moving, not allowing him to
sleep. Tincture of belladonna is also an
antidote for morphine, but should only be
given by an experienced physician, as it is
also poisonous, except in minute doses.
Mustard and water will act as a prompt
emetic, and if given speedily will remove
many poisons from the stomach, and prove
efficacious in saving life. A teaspoonful
of ground mustard may be taken with im
punity. Tepid wattr swallowed in large
quantities and thrown up, aided by the
finger in the throat, will "wash oat" many
poisonous substances if taken promptly,
repeating the operation several times.
Wealthy Hotel &ell Bots.
The man who thinks that the moek and
lowly bell boys who frequent uptown
hotels are as poor as their station in life
would indicate is much mistaken. "We
don't starve, by no means," said one of
them at the Gibey hoose. "We get $82 h
month, with a place to sleep and plenty to
eat. Most of us pick up from JS to J3 a
dav in fees, and so this ain't such a bad
Cigar Headquarters. Cor. Main and First Streets.
W. T. BISHOP & SONS,
Send us a Trial Order or Call and See Us.
FIN LAY ROSS-
WHOLESALE: AXD RETAIL
FURNITURE, CARPETS, ETC.
The Largest Establishment in the State.
Nos. 119 and 121 Main Street, Wichita, Kansas.
GETTO-McCLUiSTG- BOOT AND SHOE CO.
Jlanufacturers and Wholesale Dealers In
BOOTS :&: SHOES.
All goods of our own mannfactnre warranted. Orders by mail
promptly and carefully filled.
135 and 137 JT Market Street, "Wichita, Kansas.
CORNER & FAENUM,
EOTAL SPICE MILLS,
Jobbers and Manufacturers, Teas,
Coffees, Spices, Extracts, Hating
Powders, Uluing, Cigars, Etc.
112 and 114 S Emporia Ave.
Manufacturer. Whole-sale and Retail
SADDLES k SADDLERY HARDWARE.
121 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, Kan
BURR FURNITURE CO.,
Wholesale and Retail
125 East Douglas Ave.
FOREST CITY COAL CO.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers In
C O A- L!
"W'eir City and Rich Hill Coal
119 y Water St., - WlcJilta,Kan
Wholesale and Retail
foal. Gravel iiuonnj,, Koufiug and
Telephone 101. ISth St. and 4th Ave.. Wichita. Kan.
AArICHITA AVHOLESALE GROCERY CO.,
"Wholesale . Grocers,
OFFICE AND "WAREHOUSE 213 TO 223 SOUTH MARKET STREET.
Keep everything in the grocery line, show cases, Scales and grocers fixture?.
Sole agents for the state for ''Grand Hepublic" cigars, also sole proprietors of
the "Royalty" and "La Innocencia" brands. d5
with nftw FLOURS. flW1-
stood the test for sixteen
years against all new
comers and have never
All first-lass Grocers
BSSSiSP seU them
business after all. m"re i iou.or oeuooys
at the Hoffman and Windsor that make
?150 a month, and many of them are mar
ried, having families to support. I know
a bell boy at the Hoffman houso that can
write his check any day for $2,000." New
She Must Have Been Blind.
Col. Ycrger Did yon hear thatBaroa
Nogood has married a rich girl?
Judge Peterby Isn't he blind in one eye,
and a pretty fast sort of a fellow about
"Yes; but as far as eyesight goes she is
worse off than he is."
"Well, while he has lost only one eye
she seems to have lest the use of both, oth
erwise she would never have married him."
Bound by a Hair.
Amy I don't see what attraction Sue
finds in Mr. Dolley.
Mabel Capillary attraction.
Amy How's that?
Mabel She's fascinated by his ntwtacne.
A SJishty Clo Safe.
Hiram Ricrer, Sr.. bought a new safe
for the old boniest Pohrnd Spring. The
man put it up. explained the combina
tion and went away. Tliree weeks Liter
T raid, "How do jou like yoor safer"
'Like itT eov! he. "Like it It'a a
$reat safe Sure thing agams: burglars!
No us to fool with that stfe! I pst all
mr money in it the day th nan went
iway, and there im't one of 115 "round
there tint's been ab! to opai it sino.
and ;iie money's still there. For a s&ie
it's first ciast. bet foe a bank to draw on
it's dryer tin n contribution bax."
The quickest, strongest and purest
Dry Hop Yeast on the market. "Will
keep a year in any climate.
Price, 5 cents per package of 7 cakes
For sale by all Avholesale and retail
Manufactured by Corner fc Farnnm
factory oorner Kellogg and iloslcy
J. A. BISHOP,
Wholesale and Retail
Paints, Oils and Glass.
150 X Market St., Wichita, Kan
Plioiojp'aliers' : Supplies!
102 E Douglas Avenue.
"Wichita, Kan. Telephone Connection
BUTLER & G-RALEY
Manufacturers and Dealers In
All kinds of cans for shipping purposes, ruits,
bdkln? powder, etc.
213 South Main, Wichita, Kan.
Tlie Hyde & EiimWo Sta. Co.,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Books : and : Stationery,
Wall Paper, "Wrapping Papers.
114: 2i Main St., - Wichita, Kan
"Wichita Trunk Factory
II. irOSSFIELD, Proprietor.
Manufacturer Of, Wholesale
and Retail Dealer in
Trunks, Yal ises, Satchels,
Shawl and Trunk Straps,
Pocket Books, Wil
low Ware, Etc.
125 W Douglas.
hra.nfls hn.vp. E&1?
The Toad and the Dulce of Tfelllncton.
Short Cuts has unearthed a peculiarly
delightful letter of the Duke of Welling
ton's, which runs as follows: "Strath
fieldsaye, July 27, 1937. Field Marshal
the Duke of Wellington is happy to in
form William Harries that his toad is
alive and well." During one of his
country walks the duke found a little
boy lying on the ground bending his
head over a tame toad and crying as if
his heart would break. On being aked
what was the matter the child explained
that he was crying "foT his poor toad."
He brought it something to eat every
morning, but he was now to bo sent
away to school a long distance off, and
he was afraid that nobody eke would
give it anything to eat and that it would
The duke, however, consoled him by
saying that he would himself r the toad
well fed, and by further promising to
let the boy hear aa to its welfare. Dar
ing the time the boy was away at school
he received no less than five autograph
letters similar to that given above, and
when he returned for the Christmas
holidays the toad vtsa efcill alive to glad
den his heart. The story is eTea more
delightful than that of the duke's indig
nation when he found that a party
of children at Strathfieldsave among
whom, we believe, waa te present
prune minister were havisy their tea
without 3am. The incident rotted hiia
to immediate action, and he at once
rang the bell and i&rved a general order
that "ckUdren's tea" was aerer to a
served in his boese with seen "mainied
.itttHTTA fTTro- "2
rnic.Ni ' ;
I OMAN'S WAYf!
She Generally Has It Despite
TfHAT MEN DO FOR HER SAKE.
A rorcr tYTio Has Changed His Fattli and
Name Mrs. TToodworth's Strange Pow
erHow a .Man Was tured to Kuin and
Then to Jail A Pretty Flower Girl.
Roland Bernard Gelatt, whose espousal
of the Jewish faith and a fair daughter of
Israel at tho same time has been chronicled
extensively, is a newspaper man. Geo
graphically speaking his journalistic ex-
perienco has been wide. In Minneapolis,
Detroit and Kansas City he has figured in
newspaper circles, anil he is equally well
known in several smaller cities. He is an
Iowan by birth and a printer by trade.
When he went to Cornull university he
found his mastery of a trade useful. Not
being provided with a superabundance of
cash he sought for means to defray tho
necessary expenses of a college course. A
case on one of the morning papers of Ithaca
was assigned him, and so he stuck type by
night and studied by day until ho was
After a brief connection with the Iowa
press, notably The Dubuque Herald, Mr.
Gelatt made his way to Minneapolis.
There he served as managing editor of The
Tribune under the regime of Gen. Nettle
ton and C. A. Nimmocks. When Mr. Nim
mocks bought The Evening Journal Mr.
Gelatt was installed as managing editor.
The sale of The Journal ended Gelatt's
connection with the paper, and he removed
to Detroit to tako the editorship of Tho
Tribune. In a year this paper was sold,
and Gelatt went to Kansas City with a party
of Detroit newspaper men who purchased
The Kansas City News. His connection
with The News was brief, and in the early
par of 1SSS he went back to Minneapolis
to aid Mr. Nhnmocks in the establishment
of Tho Evening Star, which is uow Tho
Evening Tribune. After a few months'
stay in Minneapolis he once more suffered
tho misfortune vt having the paper sold
over his head, and betook himself to Kan
sas City, where, in association with Robert
A. Corregan, he established The Morning
Globe. A lack of capital embarrassed tho
proprietors, and after the fourth day of
publication they began seeking for a pur
chaser. Mr. Louis Hniiimerslough, a re
tired clothing merchant, was induced to
buy the paper and still owns It.
FRED KUIBALI ESTEI.tE LE HOV.
Editor GHatt's romance began while be
was with The Globe. An ml vertising so
licitor, Samuel Reefer, a Hebrew, lmd a
young daughter, Ada, who was employed
as a stenographer in the business office.
Gelatt's association w:th her ripened Into
love. She reciprocated his affection, but
the customs of her race stood between
them. Ordinarily inflexible in his adher
ence to personal theories and beliufe, Gel
att yielded to tho coaxing oice of Cupid.
If his sweetheart would not marry him as
a Gentile ho nou Id become a Jew. So ho
sought out Rabbi Bukowitz and presented
the case to him. The rabbi decided to ac
cept Gelatt if he would demonstrate tho
sincerity of his conversion. "Dfer your
marriage eighteen months." said he;
"meantime study our aoctrines and live
according to our creed. If after this period
of probation you still desire to cmbraco
our faith, como to me and I will admit
With thi promise Gelatt had to be con
tented His period of probation wai
passed away from Kansas City, for leav
ing The Globe he w?nt to Minneapolis to
edit the newly established Times, and
thence to Bay City, where he is now con
nected with The Tribune. But neither the
lappe of time nor separation from bin in
tended weakened his resolution, and when
he reappeared in Kansas City in the pres
ence of tho congregation he renounced hM
connection with the Christian faith, de-
BOSTON'S rKETTT rXOWXB CIST,
clared hu adherence to the doctrines of the
people of Israel, assumed the name of Ben
jamin acd aoScxanly agreed to bring up
any child rf a that xaizht be born to Mm In
the Hebraw fwth.
Tbe nezt day tfae wedding ceremony waa
performed. The father of the bridr-xroom
wu present. He wu in total ijcaoraoo- of
tbe iofngi at the aynajrogne. Net until
the publication of lb tory la. tbe p??r
did he know that bU aon kad ra ousel
his religion and hi nasne. "1 have ordered
him nerer to darken ray dsor irio." aaid
Mr (Jel&tt, Sr , th other da? ' I bavf
noti&rd hiaa sot t writ- am, an kU leUor
will be returned nmp-tsfd."
In a cetieral way frrUtl's c? cm fcarrflr
be caDed a remarkabi . for moraJlea lo
it are fr&ifcvd br peOfr of wrlf mty
riatMB in Ufa li b oot o very Ioinc aa
that tax rnV of Bdintearvjli tormmllj J
Jsrai tbe JCpfreeyU tmttk. md looea
mentber of tie Greet cfcaw that it aMaflfet
snzrrr a Rnfin arian-uk.. la4A lce
v&a dr?L fA fi'$ir f
TftE MEAT DrtUIH KMC17,
1 Iter BiiKnis ail Kenous msinlers.!.
- Worth & (hh. a Sex" fest stli
for 25 Cents.
BY ALL BKUGGISTS.
iaui-as at creeu: iuucu l .u uoes at locR
smiths, and. regretfully It mast" be added,
love, or its base counterfeit infatuation,
laughs also at violated laws, and goes glee
fully along the seductive pathway of pas
sion to the steep cliff of irremediable catas
trophe. Honest motives and sincere conviction
undoubtedly influenced Mrs. Gelatt to de
sire her husband's change of faith, but
neither of these can be attributed to Estello
Lo Bon, tho woman for whom Fred Kim
ball, of Worcester, Mass., abandoned
family, home and friends and became h,
fugitive from justice. Her fascinations
were entirely of the baleful order. She was
tho partner of his guilt and of his flight,
kept him company during a European tour
until his stolen money gave out,and then, re
turning to America, lured ham to New
York, greeted him at the dock with a Judaa
kiss and slipped from his embracing arms
that detectives might clasp tho handcuff
on his wrists. Now, without a friend,
Kimball awaits in a prison cell the suro
punishment of his crime tho victim of his
own weakness and of tho wiles of a wicked
It is pleasant to turn from contemplation
of this darkly shaded picture to view one
limned in less lurid colors that of a bright
maiden whose fascinations do not blight,
and who is so impervious to the friendly
advances of her patrons that they do not
even know her name. They know her
only as "Boston's pretty flower girl." and
all tho young fellows, and many staid busi
ness men as well, go out of their way to
purchase a posy from her baiket.
i.Anr.Y B. WOODWOnTIT.
Writes a reporter, ovhlently while under
the spoil of hor charm: "She ia soft in
face aud utrong in body, and she never
sells n roso or a pink that the admiring
nuyer does not feel the absurdity of taking
tho tlowor and leaving her. But she has
an eye only for business, and the aaine may
bo said of hor smile."
But it is not in Cupid'a court alone that
woman rules. Other inheres of activity
and other seta of emotions come under liar
domination. There, for example), is the
case of Maria B. Wood worth, a not overly
handsome middle aged woman, who la tho
sensation of the hour at St. Louis. In her
role of "trance evangelist" sho ban Kcured 'n
a large number of converts, mostly xaalea,
and thoiibnnds crowd to the bnuka of tho
Mississippi each Sunday to witnaw the
baptizing of her follower. Sho seems to
exercise a strange power over the peopl
who throng her moetiugH a fascination of
puch remarkable nature that actneobnerru
declare that sho hypnotizes her hearer.
Hrr influence has beooine so great and, as
is alleged, so dangerous that certain medi
cal men havo begun an inquiry as to bar
Cooped in tho Sara Cage.
Twelve men connected with the Frennh
Evcrsole feud, which baa been responsible
for so many murdora m Perry county, Ky.,
now occupy colls in the jail at Winchester,
Ky. Included among tho prisoner are the
leadens of the two factions, B. F, Frenob.
and John C Erenole. Strang to aay,con-
S-VVCS " S i II ?T ni 1 - "P tr
joinr c Kvr.nsoLB- b r rncvnj
finement appears to have )wned their
nnunoHiry At any rat thy chat with
rach other and nwtm to bo on amicable
terms. Frenrh Is a lawyer, .and ha bw.n
presenting attorney of Perry county. He
abto ovriw several country utortM, and out
of a deal for one of theae the deadly rjHnr
rel began. Eversolp haa alv held oQke in
Ferry county. Both are fairly frol look
ing men and neither In over DO rrnn t rk.
They are to b placed on trial for their
lives in a few weV.
II Sfjtian Jerrl it l'nrtna.
A body wna found in the water of New
York bay recently which told the atry f
a life that had be-a a failure. Burr W.
Upham waa the n&mr tbe young man brc,
and a yrar and a half ago, whn ety M
years old, he Inherited a fortune on tfco
death of hia fatbr-r at tbvir Uomr, GImm
Kalla, N Y. Denpoodency, antl perhaf a
temporary derangement raud by the
thought that be ha1 "blown In" a fortune
of FM.009 tn a year and waa now ponallf,
la thought by a friend sf the family lo
bar irapellrd him to leap to death a ad
; oblivion Is tho water of the by. That
j was the idea of Mr. Enoe II. Smith, the
merchant, who waa an old time friend of
the aapposed attiefcit' father, when n
at bU home on Wwt Twenty -third atrirt.
It waa an envelope on Mr. Smith' letter
bead indenting this brief aotet
No rseee to lead. tmtm B. Rn
that led to the identification of tfc kedy.
That note waa a reply to a rabutve et by
niwuvsnger boy to Mr Smith on y'mdm4j
night aaking for a loan of tW Yo t'p
baai had off and on for tfte peat tx momth
ln writing crJt aol UiM.r Stnltk. lie
went reemtjr to New York city ad eaJld
at .Mr ftntJti'a Wt Twty-iblrd "
rralde&ee to ak for mony. ! tf&dtag
that goatlrawui la he borrowed flitr eaU
of a caaa 4 Ijsytoa. It "): 'i
lowtaz lt be msiI for tbe M Tbe ccrf.
dde wa a aaarrUd man aad b4 tt youn
Darid Christie Mrray. tfce well ktunra.
BovetfcU, haa xhaAomM VOtsnUtn for the
iyEaaerr, tbe aotkor of tbe Tw Or
pbaa.rH at fO jw of ae U the bociet
playwrigbt In !"rB.
An oM M1Im9 riy-r pilot aayt that
'Mark Twain" wjl. tfce ltzitt wlc mn
he ever taw la a irilot bo.
Mr. Boirt Forrls am! Joim &rail
VTkit&ce a 4 to be tbe ooy tmrrrt
of tbe fM4erof tU Aoiilarery 4Migr.
Tbe wrw Cm4km sorelta, Mr. Tb i.i
Fftrr Jarrfe. wow, aej. -&nA
It a bani(r or pzMwAim awl a fent