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Wa-kiku is swept and gal-nislied.
!Xo m-w plague cases at Kaliiilui.
Xo slago lielwoon "Wailuku and
jTuliai n:v this week.
Pi'. Mcfiettigan reports' a mild
tense of varioloid at If ana a Jap.
. liana ,luhei and Lahaina nre
rqxiaranfiiu.il against Kahului and
'Tlir Wdiluku sanilary sub-inspect--rfirs
are -doing-, their work well and
On latit Monday nflornoon a de-Ji-lilf.il
birthday party was given by
.-31rj..Stroiul)ei k in honor of her
(daughter Anna. ' .-.
The schools in Kahului. and also in
rtdl adjoining districts have been
Notable differences were observed
between the bacilli of Honolulu and
lhose of Hilo. Naturally.
The Honolulu Hoard of Health is
do lie commended for prompt utten
' rtion to the needs of Maui.
. . ' - - .1
Cent rill and East Maui have bo-ii
receiving copious and much nuudod
i)iowors during the past .few days.
Ir. ' ("mslow is in charge of the
"tick on the 'Wailuku Plantation dur-
liig Dr. WVddiek's enforced absence.
'Jack' Atkinson, of .Honolulu," has
.cluy-Ae of the , detention camp . ttt
JCahulhl. Kay 'WodohoUse is his as-
. jsistant. K . ' s' ' '
pr. Carym has splendidly vindicat
- cdth'e wisdom of the Hoard.of Health
in selecting liim finj.tlie rosjjonsiljle
" jposilioii .tvvt(ii:h.he.has .been iiiftigii-
d'at KahukuV' - ' V '
, ' v... .-,,.. .-.!( ' -u .,; .. r, ... ..
s,, Attorney George Hons rclurued
ifroin Honolulu' on- thoMt.Tiohue last
' Wednesday, bringing a bountiful sup-
1 jply of sulphur aiul Kouhoti l'Jats for
if roe dist ributiou. ,.. ,,
it . , '
' CJoo. Cuiniiiings uh'l''EVJ. lontgonv
iory are authority- for. theVtateinont
; that Dr.- lloolu hud himself uaran-
tilled in . Kfthnlui 'on purpose but
.they don't sVato the, purpose. ''''
The mills on the. Maui sugar jilaii-
nations arc..r.uumng to, their , full ca
i . viacit.v. but it ,Ls bociining.a orious
1 question as lo whore they can store
-it, V.ugnr'un.tuv slopping facilities
' . n'bo.hud.
- (Honolulu has nearly won in her
gallant ' fight against the plague.
, .Already preparations are being made
to allow, many visitors in Honolulu to
,-go into quarantine, preparatory to
illicit; departure for their respective
' homes. .
"The load iming built between TIaiuv
311111 .Aaliiku i by Judge McKay is.
raiiidlv Hearing completion, and the;
-Judge holies to return to AVa
. and riesume his duties as ,i)Lstrii-t
Magistrate within a month or so.
The liismark Stable has generously
olTcrcd.ti. carry mail and small pack
age from Wuiluku to Kahului and
. from- Kahului to AVailuku free of
' 4-harge. Its bucksllcave Wailuku at
- 41 A. Si..' t 1. M. .und U .1.'. M. for
. Kahului. i.
. Manager AVehV: of the Wailuku
.Sugar Company states that ifVven
' ono C4st) of t!ague develojis on the
' fljlantation, he will iliimediatelv shui
.down the mill and suspend operation
mUil the district is declared free
. from lill further ctifitagion. A sen
table resolution'. "
. u Thi'W. L no lack of hotel acconmio
dji.tHi.s" at Wailuku, which is destined
" 'o be one of the' holed health resorts
W tlu' Islands iu the near futurf
simple uceonnnodations will alw
; rtd- fund for Island audi tourist travel.,
i With lao 'Valley and dilalcakala asj
attractions, muOii of tUeliitutiTTiMay
,'WV.Jli. rioittt-ttieiniine J5al;erv
i Hoiitlhilu, is rusticating at nit ViviiJii'Jii r!CVv Vw tawing lettc
JiOE. Jack Atkiiisou has offered him
ithe jionltioivof fiiterer for .the deten
jiUon camp at KahuiuTr"!lt-i to bv
tlioped that he will accupt. for while
.he may not serve the whUVm dainties
which made 'a rc.pututioiwjor the
Home Bakery, still uiuler hk inan
g(.;iieiit tlu' cuisine of . f ,.c;ump
on M 1h welh uiid.i:.uKiMHiiically
t. Hoijs jia ,'umtliorized by
itoiuiluUi WJoJii-a .Health to
X (iii ill'ort to .'trace .the ship-
goings .whicn ore suTfJiosed to
"ou;,'ht ihe pfague germs lo
.nit i. On Friday he fumigated
shipping receipts of the ftam Sing
liipanv, and with the assistance of
tm Sing's imokkeoper. will prol-
oly trace the ginuls to the Honolulu
use from wh!il .they were pur
To Our fUibnctdbcrn.
Notwithstanding tho fact that
tho jilaguo in Honolulu and on
Maui have practically cut off tho
advertising support which wiift
anticipated for tho News still
tho management have doomed it
wiser to begin publication at once;.
Consequently the paper will
have to depend almost entirely
on its subscriptinn department
for funds fur a time.. For this
reason it is .urgently i:ociuestod
that all subscribers at their earl
iest convenience remit their sub
WniJuku Water Works.
For swcral years past Wailuku
and Kahului have been hoping for a
system of water supply from lao
Valley. JThe Legislature voted the
necessary. appropriation and several
beginnh)j5.s were inade. but hereto
fore notlliiig has Immmi accomplished.
At one Vnue the .pipe was sent here.'
but for some unexplained reason it
was reshipped to Honolulu.
Finally tin- people of Wailuku and
Kahului iM'came insLstant. and aided
by the Honolulu press, have finally
induced the govenunent to begin
work. Under the supervision of Mr.
T. Taylor, plans have lieen drafted
or reservoirs and pipe lines, lauds,
rights of way and water rights have
been acquired, and pipe ordered from
the coast. Tho pipe arrived on the
S. Cleveland and is now at the
A recent letter from Mr. .Taylor
brings the pleasing news that lie is
coming to Wailuku. .'as soon. as posi
ble;to.lx;gin itluvaciUial work .-of .con
struction.' 'There ij.s no svuvcjlty of
lalxir hore for that iuriMse and the
next fe.w imonths will probably see
the completion of our lorn' hoped for
and waited for water wo ks.
IRQUOIS' IHiALTH MISSION.
Carries Pres. Wood nnd Party to
'-' ICuhulul and llilo. -
'i - .
Tlu Iroquois left Honolulu last night
at 10 o'clock for Kahului and Hilo
with Consul General Haywood
President Aood of the 'Hoard of
Health, Dr. Carmichi.el, U. S.M.II.
S; nnd A, Xi. Atkinson !-u Ixtard.
Tlie Consul General and Dr." Car-
michael will investigate the arrange
ments made at Kahului for transfer
ring sugar from inland plantaions,
as Sprockelsvillo, Haiku. : AVailuku
and l'aia. from the Kahului railroad
wharf to m-ows and from them into
vessels;'- Although the railroad runs
through the town of Kahului, yet it
is some distanceifrom the infected dis
trict; and the i trains will be itun di
redly upen the wharf, which ijs at
present quurailiined against the town
and under guard at the land's end,
Over $1100 Contributed by Hilo
for Native t-luf fcrers In
The town of Hilo has responded to
the wants of the Hawaiian sufferers
of the Chinatown fire and sends both
money and clothing to them. Better
than all Hilo adds Id-.' deep sympathy
of her people. Substantial dollar
and inaivy of them tx, old clothe
and material for making hundreds
of new garments for Hawaiian men
women and children are coming from
the big island to relieve the refugee
Nearly twelve hundred dollars,
three hundred finished garments.
made by ladies representative of all
nationalities, - a hundred or more
ready made garments and numerous
other necessary articles of clothing
are included among tin things to be
sent. .Mrs. G. C. Berkley secretary
of tho Hawaiian lUilk'f Soeietv
aui ust oi coniriouitirs u a re
lief fund from 5tr.-X;uC? Deckle
' ' "Hiwi, Hawaii, Feb. l5Tinr
-IlawaHnn- IteUef Society, Mrs. G. li.
Dear Madam: AVc trust you"wuT
accept thi cash donation contributed
by the people of Hilo (by which you
will find a list enclosed) for the home
less, Hawaiian sufl'erers of Honolulu.
"We sympathise deeply with them
and hope our little tillering will assist
thwni in some way.
The people of llilo, Kohala and Ka
waihae. Geo. C. IIkcki.kv."
It should never be. necessary to
deinonstrate that an. article is flic
one you have advertised. The. uiV
vevtiseinent ought to lie explicit
enough to cover that point, -Tly
Nuked Truth. ' .. 'i
SUBOMC PLAGUE ON MAU
Kahului the Plague Spot. The people a?
Maul Aroused to Action.
The plague has reached Maui. Six
flcathrt have occurred and the whole
f Chinatown is a heap of ashes. The
people of M:uii are aroused to actum
and feel confident of being able to
ontrol und stamp out the pest in a
On Saturday. February 4th, Dr.
Armitaye, of AVailuku. was called to
see Ah Tong. a wa.h house China
man of Kahului. 'Who died the same
day. The Doctor notified Sheriff
!aUUvin. who with Dr. AA'eddick. ex
amined, tho remains, but there were
not sufficient data to indicnte plague.
On February 6th, Ah 'Ming, manager
f the Spam Sing .store Ujt Kahului.
ailed iin Dr. .Arir.itage, :und died on
the Hth. The.nudtienncss,f hisdea,lh.
atlier than .any pronounced syujp-
tonis, prompt od Dr. AVeddU k, itlie
government jphysician, ;to send to
Honolulu curtain results of ithe'
nutopsj' to be submit ted .to the Board
of Health for. examination.
On February (ill, San. Yung, from
the same wash house as Ah Tong.
died. A Japanese woman and her
hild called in Dr. Armitage on the
(itli, in the rear of the Japanese bar.
ber shop in the same block. The
hild died the same day and the
mother tho. next day. .None of the
cases -up to -that time had j-re-sented
marked bulsnic syinptyjns
aud avere diagnosed ;as jiernicious
nialavia. , . .
On the i)th Ah Sam,, from .tlie
Quong Chung store in the same block
ame to AVailuku to consult Dr. Arm
itage.. This ' case developed such
marked symptoms of plague on Sat
urday, Februarj' 10th, that there
ould be no doubt of the plague, hav
ing gained a foothold iu Maui.
Sheriff Baldwin at once established
a strict quarantine at Kahului which
is still maintained. The Maui Hoard
of Health met at once and selected
a site for a pest house and one for a
41. l..i.. l.I.:.l
uciciiiMMi cuiiip. me . iuhit
established at the race track of the
Maui Racing Association. ' A t'tornoy
George Hons, of AVuiluku. was dis-
putclied to Honolulu on board the
Lehue, diartcrcd for that purjiose,
to rinpaest the attendance of skilled
In tlie meantime Drs. AA'ood and
Garvin had started for Maui on Sat
urday evening, und on Sunday morn
ing tlie cheering news of their ar
rival .was .;piuo)P-(?d. Dr. A'hk1 ini
ined;4telyttiKc charge of affairs and
by noon on Monday the detention
camp was ready for its occupants.
Over 200 Chinese, Japs .and natives
were fumigated and d jessed in new
suits, and at two o'clock the proces
sion quickly moved out to their new
Scarcely had they reached their
destination before everything was
prepared for the destruction of their
old quarters. At three o'clock a
loud of dust and broken timbers
leaped into the air, accompanied by
the savage roar of dynamite; then
another und another, being the ex
terior houses of the doomed district.
Soon dense volumes of smoke, through
which pierced yellow shafts of flame,
tol I that the work of destruction
was begun. In two hours tin whole
block from the Kahului saloon to the
Custom House was a heap of glowing
ashes. Tin breeze was from the sea
and no trouble was experienced in
holding (the tire within the prescribed
OUKllS OI THE l'KST.
Oneyfithe Chinamen who afterwards
became. a .victim of the plague, stated
it us his opinion that it had liccn
brought :1o iKahului in Chinese New
Year goodu-wluchjiad been brought
from HotsJulu sown mouths inctuud
1w.'l V'A.iinpd uiu)KnMl till weeded
rT)VintuiOr.er fwtUvities. ThejF'
is imt imrh doubt but tliatWsiailie
UJM'Vy vt its origin. a ull the.)
surrtiKuliing c1iTimMtaiH:egHtH'iii to
corrootft uie ins opinion.
sii-ji.iivv: of the nii.NESK.
The (K.U,v'- ii Chinotown liccamc
uneasy even ib"fre it was known 'to
the uuthorilJvs ithat plague exLsU'd
in Kahulwi .und tis a result many
of them left and tsik . refuge
imimii' tht in friends in Ihe iwiirliluii'
in- town and mini. Kverv "effort
U biu.g muje. to .JiR-Ue , flech.g JarJ' condition, ima cnv, m kick
men, aud already iiian of them have mss be repoi ted tit tmco to the
been brought back, I
lllKCVl-l'IONS IN WAII.fKI'
On Sunday oyvhing, February 11 thj
u meeting was called pi WiilJnku, at
which Mr. AA'ells was galled to the
chair. An exei-utive to uuvtittee of
inspection, consisting of Hon. A. X.
KeiMiikai, AV. T. liobiion and John
Aluli were apjioiiited. This-committee,
divided Wailuku into twelve san
itary districts and called for volun
teer district inspectors. Over fifty
names were enrolled at once, and
from two to five .inspectors were ap
minted for each district. Dr. AA'ed
dick advised them as to their duties.
and on Monday morning a house-to
house inspection was begun. Each
committee is pledged to make two
inspections each day. and so far the
worlhas been done witli scrupulous
care. It is needless to add that old
Wailuku .is receiving u ckauing Up
.that kijjuw to her history.
KAiin.ri, Feb. 17. litdO.
."No deaths since Sunday, the 1 tit.
11 ft ""V ',lls,Vin "'Mention camp
a 'little suspicious.
C. L. Gauyis.
Agent Hoard of Health.
Probable Outbreak of Plague at
On Tuesday morning the Kalulani
fi"tii -Hilo touched at Lnliaiuu - an
.reported thut-a cate of probabh1
plague ;had fli-velo'ied at Hilo,
1 On iJanuary 2."i, Ms. " A. G. Sorrao
of that town was taken sick with
heudache and fever, dying Pel). t,
Dr. Moore, the agent of the Hoard
of Health at Hilo sent glands to Ho
nolulu for examination. AVheli Dr.
AVood examined them, he decided to
start for Hilo at once. The U. S.
tug Iroquois was placed at his dis
posal, and at ten o'clock on Tuesday
evening he left for Hilo. accompanied
by Dr. Canniehael and Consul Gener
al Haywood, touching at Kahului on
AVednesdav iiiornin? where he ston-
i - , "
pcd to liiiike a brief inspection. He
nthM,l, .-in. r... tr.J
uu(i :-artv u.mrA Kteamed out of
the'liarlsir for Hilo direct. I-'ui lher
news. is awaited with anxiety.;
(")n account of the pi-evuleuco of" the
plague in Kahului and 'the possible
danger which some may fear . from
the use of old soda water Ixittle and
boxes, I wish to state that I have
taken no ixittles nor-boxe- from
Chinatown, Kahulu). since the first
death was reported. All were left
there and destroyedijji the lire.
, iiiuu doz. Dottles ,v'th boxes ar
rived on the l i'titennui and were
not landed until aftertthe fire. These
will be the only o,nv-i up.id by me un
til the old ones from all parts .of
Maui are thoroughly disinfected.
MAUI SODA 4 ICE WORKS.
NotJca to the Public
Feb. iri. 1J00
TTIIE town of Kahului, Maui, is
decliired. to bo hifected by
bubonic plagtie. btnet .quanin-
tino reguhitious are now in forte
and no traflic IN or OUT nf Kah
ului will bo peimitWd except by
authorized liussiwjtor iudividunls
and tipproved-pe.rnlits for freight
Througli freight from rlenn'
vessels will be landed on , the
Kahului wharf under strictquar;.
ant mo .and Khipped direct rpfo
ti'itsitU; districts; without contac t
with tho infectud jxrtioivof tho
' merchandlso mow: in Ku-
hum wilfx)C permitted to leave
ftc-44WUtCO)ting a limited
number of artielols ctipublo of
easy and absolute disinfection
All lpuil mutter, (local and
foreign), leaving Kaliulu), will
bo thoroughly fumigated. All
dwellings, cessptsils, closets and
should bo put iuVii sani
nearest nhysieiaii.' '
By order of .,
DR. C. h. CAIIVIN.
Agent I-oard nf Health.
Chicago. Qucor Indian.
An KuK'llsluiinu c.f niiik unit money
tlsitfd OiieuK'J recci.Uy iiuil with lihn
i-nino Ms prlvnto wcretaiy. ft yoiiiDJ,
fresh fiu-ed, Jolly fellnw Just out of
Oxford miivcislty. Tho HccR'taiy
In'olilit let let- of Inti odiictiim to n
I'liieaKO mail from a well kuowu Lon
don actor nnd nn equally prominent
iiian of letters. The lCiii.'lisht'.Tiiii enmo
direct to Chicago, milking no stop In
New York. Tins secrotnry culled upon
the Chlcuifo man to whom he had let
tei'R and who did a little ciilei-l:tinili'',
Invllln three city friends to meet the
privnlc Hi'ci'etary at luncheon at a uot-
1 rcHtn m a lit.
It was nfiei' the clpirn were lighted
that the coiivursallotl turned upon
Ihitn; American. The Cliletiiroiins
l.new that t!iu llrltoas were credited
with liclicvtux that they could shoot
hulValiK's under the simile of the Aitdl
luiluilv nnd shoot Ki'lz.lles aion tlio
Shokfif, hut they wens Hot quite pre
in red 'for hut was to coino. Tlio lit
tle luticheou pit ft V had been walled
upon liy n coal Muck uemv with crisp
hair curled tlKht to lp,U!id. 'The sec
retary throughout the fepjiit,lmil eyed
the iittejidtint with Interest. ,V,hou the
waiter llinilly had left the rooja. the
KiiKlluh Kuost. turned to his ihit iA"1'
'Mr. Nelson. It seems to merthut.I
reud somewhere that the American In-
1 In us had straight hull'. The hair of
the oue who waited on us curls like
nstrnUhau." ChleiiKo Tribune. :.
Mnrrlrd With ft Hump. '
The uuirrlao customs of the NpruIos
are peculiar. The young limn who
stacks n bride tlrst obtains the favor of
her parents and then pursues her
cistcliiii her hi his anus. She lircnki
louse and runs nnd does not yield until
lie has cnu-fht her several times. Mind
ly hu leads her In triumph to her homo.
Hero her father drills the youth up a
ladder to her tloor of Ihelr hut. The
liiother dni'-s up the inn Idea. They
n io then Hindu to Kneel, nun tno la
ther pours over them n cocoa nut shell-
fill ot watfr. tlla thvp .buinus 4helr
Mienils i0Kethfr, ,ul the.evoiutrtiy Is
completed. .JiJ-ny ,hjkiiu. itueir fl.one.v-
moon In the tfep(hs ofythv nioiiutnlus
huJ r live days nnd nights (ire lust
to slslit, lifter yhlch they eouie back
to everyday 11 fo. '!. ' :
There Is nuttr marruiBO custom
wlik'h (s wort):.descrUiing. Iustend of
the .youth ami mil Idea being driifj;ed
up the hut Kidder .they nre made tn
climb two Kiiplliufs thnt crow unr
ench other. Then uu elder of the group
crasiw the saplings) mid draw llieiu
together until the heads of the youii'f
couple touch, will) ti kiss or u bump,
neeordlug to the force used. 'J'hls
uiuhes them inn ti nnd wife. Koruui.
A few Idlers iio very uiitistinl thing)
were lounging Iu front of 'tho. shoji t
' .' . . ' ,,m":u- u"s " '
whti wils his nolltical tiiucle. utid thus
ntldressetL'Ultii: ' ;' ...' ' .
'Ilow's"n' wP. ye the day, doctor?
Ony liulitlcal uews?'.'
Nothing very particular. replied
the.doctor: "only It I. said that thy.
Dufcdi have taUvu uinl)iiigo ot" lit-i
the doctor got n touj.h on UHt shout
tier from his' shop boy, who acquaint
cd him that .a .valuable phtleut Avas
wnltlni! for him. aud he. 'roke iofT
nbruptly from his poliiicnl lalttl.'
"Ta'ea Umbrage.'" exclaimed' Ihe
laird. "Mercy upon us! Uae. they
(a'en Vmlnage? P.alla', keu ye If It's
a wa on town or noc
"A wa'ed towu!" naJd the bailie
uae sic thing. It's n .sugar Island
nnd nne o' the sweetest o' them. The
article's up already, but ye shall hue
a stane weight hunx-ovi' ye at too nuld
An ISxprnNlve Knlfp,
An old man went Into a cigar BtOie
where pta-Uctkiilvos me on sale. He
had a fancy for one of the knives, bat
thought the price. 73 cents, too high,
After n parley with the proprietor ho
iuuliided to wager 7."i cents ngalust
the Uulfe and play a game of poker.
He lust the money nnd then that miicU
again, lie continued to lose until lie
lost $121, ull the money hu had, but
the proprietor made him a present of
lit. tlio nfternoon he retvrued. snyln;
lie was dlssiulstSt'd with tlurknlfc. He
had paid $121 for IV but would will
Ingly exchange-It for a f 1 nrtlclo. Tho
dealer kindly, made the esvhntigc, und
the man wcn'Mil way rejulclug. lie
hail no money ftv troupe Win, but he
had n knife, ami. dler all. a knife Is a
good -thing' to have.--ArUM.ua Iiopub-
llcaa. x 1
' ' ljciini.iut SlKiia.
Ithasboru lusluuated tluittbe Ame-
t.on-0'l!nune wedding Is tft.f you
wnntlo know, go past, the ApiHetou
uouse. Tho sound of a hafl dozeu sow-
tug machines can be heard l.hcrC)from
uayiaeiiK till into ntingut. vvui
marriage Is given up for goisl. the sew
lag machine 4s Idle, except when patch
OS must he put oil tlio old luau s un
derclolhcs. AtcliUon (ilobe.
Tlie DrnvrHTlNt'i M'urU.
.There Is a druggist In onu of the sub
urban districts who advertises:
"The doctor proscrilios: wo execute.
Such advertising cannot fall to Hp-
peal to those who desliw to be execut
ed. Uostou Journal.
II Xcrdt'd Ko Help. .- .
"llelp, help!" cried the ninn who was
being relieved of his valuables.
"I'alm yourself, my frleud." said the
, ensy going footpad. "I can take caro
of this Job without any usslstance."
Ohio Ktirte Journal.
"I'm anxious to get.nuwrrled and sct-
tlo down," said the fassy--a liachclor.j
"so that I can pick out one good clubi
and stieV"tO,it"r-:rhilad(;Jphla North1
"If 1 rtveie you, I wouldft t
agiili.st that post, lou might
i'hp upe.iker wns a pollcemnu, nnd
tho ppvsou to whom his words were nd-
esseil wan n j'ouus fellow who utooil
under nn Iron nwniiij; wlih one bniiI.
still,? on nn Iron post which helped
Ri'.ppnt't the uwnins. Tho youug
until Jerked Ills hand nwny quickly.,
What's the mutter with tho post?"
he asked. "It looks nil right."
Yes. it does." roNoiidod tho pollco-
M.m, and It may he nil rtaht. Hut If
mi. and Its Hiii-raco Is wet froiii the
rain thai Is fiillinjs. There nre n whl
lot of telephone II ml tclewnpli wires III
the vicinity. One of them may Uv nils-
1 up with nn electric liKlit wire somo-
heie nnd amy iiImi lie rahhluif tip
till tut Koine part of ihis nwiilnij. Uu-
delslandl! If It should lie. the com-;
Illation would be one-that, with tiro-
waler that Is running down the pout
a conductor, would be npt to put
oil out of existence. I've neon on
ninn killed In Just Unit wny. and I leal-
don't want to see nuother. 'lliutil
nil. thiodby." . .
Then the polleemnn walked on down
the street, leaving the younif fellow
st;i rinjf ih'st at the post und then nt
the wires overhead. Hut iu loutf aa
the snunterer I'emnined under thuwu-
liiif he kept his 'hands away from tui
wet Iron. I'lilladelphia luquher. .
Kut 'Wniiltnflf n Jnh.
When the late W. I'.. aindH-jne wftfi
chancellor of the exchequer, one, tlajf
lie was hi the shipping department ot-f '
the govenmielit illlce getting some In-. '
formation and llgnres for the column
budget. While thus engaged ft Sundci--laud
shipowner culled to see Mr. l,lad-
sey, the then member for Bunderlnnd.
While waiting for Mr. I.lndwy to
come lu tlie shlpowiMT got ins eye nil
Air. "Gladstone und was watching hint
closely. After doing so U little while I J . "
thus nddresKcd hlin: . .
Thou seemst a gool writer nnd cU'V-.
or at llgures. I ll give '"ey hiom. ,
year, nnd that's nn offer thou'lt not &.'t
everyday!" - ' ; '' ' .', ;',
' Mr. Gladstone thnukodi bliu. aul. mUI i
lie would si Mr. I.lulsey. ..
Just then Mr. Mndscy Miterwl. Thfil "
Mr. Oladstone 'told Mr.' Lludscy of thl
offer his friend had ihnd hlnl. ; . , ' ...;
Mr. Mai'.sey suld It ,wus n'wry (tool
oft'er, but he did not know If Mr. tllnd-'
stone could be spnred. Anywny.fce had;' ''
bolter Introduce them. . Turulug tt W.' ,
frleud, the s)iIowiut. be said: "Allow
uie to In trod litre you to W.- E. tjlud-
stotie, chnuivllor of the exehtjMer--Mr.
Ko-anil-so, Utinderktnd." The . anintat- t '
ment of the shljiowuer cnuuut lie tl
scrlhed. The Crfiilid Old Mail hiughetj j
bnmoderatolyt Loudou Auswws, .. 'v V
WllllnH to ConiDMiultx. '-.-
About the middle of .tlie clvtf war -V"
freshly appointed' ttdouel. with a. ,uow- -
ly enlisted reglmeut. Joined thivi-'y''
foives In the far soull4f& Ii
tletober mojulug woeTW r."fe
thnt n 'small iliaeuiuentfc t VrVil
AVhoeler's eiivlrymelf' ww.ftirbih-'
er side tht bftL'atitl ltstartetl
out-W'pursiilt. The uejrt-lay tin' Cou-
federates were reuMrti'd miles distant
In the' opposh-'Ulrcotioii. The third
day .tbin?v colonel und a ' veteran ,
urlgauter started out ror a pleasure
ride'. A mile from camp they rodu Iu- ,
to the fugitive Confederates, who-hud '
beea circling the catu for a week It '
was a narrow escape, but they , gift
After It was over the general said tyV,
the'cinuuel. "Well, what do you Jllijtli -(
of war now V" - ' , It
"Is Wheeler lu ,hls nHghhorhoof!
much of the tliUJV" (replied the col
"All the time. i)Ie Is here, there aiyt ;
everywhere. What .do you think of
the prosiH-el?" . . '
"Well." answered the colonel reflect
ively, "I wonder 'whether there Isn't
some way this- Infernal thing inn he
compromised!'! San- Francisco Argo
The Yankee Jokrr Abroad. f'
A story on the fraudulent conerrhur
of degrees Is told lu t!ie IjndoB 1'osji, '
which, while it may not bo strictly ue'
curate, Is not without Interest. It hcciivs
that u chimiiey sweep took procoeilluujS
against an Kdlnburgh man for flcht.
und lu the course of his evidence flu
sweep mentioned .that his name was
"Jamie Gregory. IV Tho following
colloipiy ensued between tlw wltucisi
and the sheriff:
"What, doctor of laws or letterslf And
where on earth did yeu get that distinction'.'"
"It was a. fellow fra' an .AiueiU;nn -
university, an 1 sweeplt his cliliincy .
three times. l cauiia pay ,yc' easy ; j
Jamie (Jregory.' he says, 'but I'll uiilLb
ye an 1. 1.. !., and wu'll cu' It quels."
An Jhu did." ' i . ' ,
Auothvi Mi nli-rr. '2 ".
'The atudy of the ocralf "science i
IsteikststuM very much," remarked the
new boarder: ."I love lo explore. the
da4t deptM ufHlie mysterious, toriVlve
iuio the rci;iirJisof tlie unknown. rT""7l
fathcmXtho utrathoiuablo. cs It tr &
and lo"-X, , -
".May. I holji you o somiijx has'J
lirtrf.'rtwry unprfupitrtt 1beruiud1)uC- ,
And the ?.a. vwiih erer kuew
vhy the other hoarders ihiihid uu.lW- ,
bly -Chicago News. .' ' - ' . . v..
Th 4lld..Old t
Old Lady uvading a letter from tuf
sou la cullegel I.or" sillies nllve! Jo- '
hlar. If John hain't gone an ilono H
An he wnin't uo baud for tho. gals, ,
author! . !
Her WoisO'Hulf Wut'a the trouble, t
vll I-ady Why. he says he's full
l ive with iiciie-r Ueiia Letters.
All ineclinnlcul powers, the screw, ,
h ver, pulley. Inclined plane, wedg".
wheel anJ axle, were known to- tlie
ancients and used In everyday life.