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LUWELLA flSSCE ranCHILL, a Murder.
Oopjrrlshi, !??, by Lltwolla P. Churchill.
Tliu Cerliuvua (ir thu ullkv lirouslit In
Mic slip or impor ami laid II (in toj) of
the copy whlcli the city tv!l:or wna
.'uatlliif;. Thosu slips nro t'ie ot:ly inwuia
t)y whlcli to protect tliu'mu i.f the iw
,)pr npalnst the host of irtfen who wotlkl
'fitter away the editor's time.
The olllce boy waited while Mr.
blandish cave the scantiest glimcu nt
;he inojiioranduin, Junt odoukIi to jiatli-
r that Mr. Wllls-Mayhew una without
ind that his errand was to fun! Jotir
inltRtlo einployment." When he had
hastily penciled on the slip of paper
the terse formula "no possible opening"
with which the messenger was to dis
miss the several dozenth applicant that
day. 21 r. Standlsh did not llnd his
usual facility In puttlu? the c'ommou
ouoiikIi Incident out of mind.
An IhiKllslnnan, of course, ho re.v
soiled from the uauie with a stliu In tlm
tukldlu of It and shuddered at the baro
Idea of Iirltlsh Journalism In a New
York newspaper olllce. for Hinndlsb
had been on Meet street mid l iiew tho
solemn reliance on the hooks and Ipopa
of stenography, which makes the Brit
ish Journalist so very accurate and bo
very dull. Uut the boy was back aj;aln
with the same slip, and across onu cud
1 VIJ,I, COMK IN TOMOKUOW AND
CbEAIt VV Tllb MTSTIUtT.
of It was the simple ward "if ws." Tho
hoy said that the man oiwldu was
two that Is, there were himself "anil
i kid, a sort of clicua coon." The mig
;estfou as lo uev.'s secured au entrance
for Mr. Wllls-Mayhew aud the ceriain
ty of at least a moment's Hearing.
News Is what a paper t rallies in. and
uo eliance to secure it, no uiaitcr liow
mpronilsiug. may bo neglected. Th,e
man was seen to bo of that type of tho
lirltish subject for which there Is but
olio adjective well lei. The easily
recognizable signs of bis origin were
iulllclcntly prououuoed to be unmistak
able, yet not great enough lo attruct to
him uucoml'ortnhle eomnv.iut In a
crowd. In his companion, u boy In
breeches, Standish saw n sight le.3
usual In a newspaper local room, Tho
boy at' tho door had spoken of him as
a "sort of circus eoou," but lie was
clearly not a negro. The ha!r showed
that, aud Its evidence was continued
by tho regularity of the features and
the transparent depth of thu dark
hrowu complexion. A little spot paint
ed between the eyebrows showed tho
lad to be a Illmloo.
WIlls-.Mayhow explained to Stnudish
that he had tho full story of a murder
which had Just been ilcno In a resi
dence street up town and that as ho
wanted a place he would write it up to
show what ho could do.
"But all that sort of thing." replied
Staudlsh, "is supplied us by regular
channels of Information. The police
will report the racts In the ease, and
then, after making our own Investiga
tions, wo shall glvo It the space which
It may deserve." ;
"This one Is different," rejoined th!e
Englishman. "Without this story of
mine you will never learn of the tragic
nature of tho death, for the body when
found will display no signs other, than
those which attend a sudden but nut
"Such a thing Is most Improbable."
said Standlsh. turning as about to fin
ish 'tbo Interview. "I do not think that
wo need consider ach a case,
'' "Still." said Wills-Mayhow, "It will ,ileed a story, and it was told In terse,
'do nojiarni to try. .lust lot me sit dowu nervous sentences, with the accuracy
'here hud write up the story, aud then of detail which only eyewltnessliig
you can see what it amounts to. You, could glvo to an account and then only
can form from It your own jndgment.Klf written on the very spot of tho no
,N'o other paper will know anything .tlou In progress. Stnndlsh worked
a.hout It, and over here you seem to at-J backward to where the story Itself be
tach conshlerulilo Importance to Uiatjgau, laid aside the heavy Introduction
tort or thlug." vnnd read with growing iiinaKeinent the
The Kugllshman wont ton desk In aco''-Jtent account of a murder wrought
distant corner of .the room aud saton a young girl. ICvery needed detail
down to write, the little Hindoo squat-J wii3 presented, tbo girl's uame and ad
ting with legs crossed on a chair at hlsS'lrcss were glveu, and her domestic am:
side. Standish watched them lake thoiri social relations were fully set forth,
places aud noticed that at tho samolTh city editor recognized that II
Unio that this imin with the story of would be necessary to bo securely con
murder, and an exclusive murder at s vlnced of every point, for the social po
hut, drew a buncb of copy paper bo-fltlon of tho girl and of her friends
Torn hlui ho began to ge ut pipe nufilj was of the highest TJio graphic liar
pouch n cnu who pi-opaii" w. do ajjratlvo continued wljtlj a blight account
thoughtf.M.plOc M 'wptfll. Ttwu tJii jf the trifles oveWhlcli the girt was
rare of t4ta cJtj oVul: pyetwcil oil tic oocupicd bi hex" own glttlug room at
Of Wills -Mayhew.
tdltur once moie. aud ho ceased to re
member the two In their far corner.
1'niiMlhly nn hour had koiio by when
SMandlidi patwd on some errand of his
work In the neighborhood of the bl
Kiii-Iisihmai) and the little Hindoo lad.
lttcallln the nature of tliefr task, he
remarked that the mail had a bulky
pl'u or completed sheets before him and
that hlrt hand was still traveling rap-
0V(n' ,llu I'-'MH-r without any Inter-
ruption of his smoking. Hut Standisli
was attracted by the little Hindoo. IIo
sat In tho attitude which Indian art
lata familiarised anion;; the westenl
nations by the linages of tho countless
Kods of the peninsula. The lad's eyes
were riveted on a ball of slass or crys
tal which he hold In the palms of his
two hands, the lingers being Interlaced
In ills lap. In a soft monotone he was
speaking rapidly to Ills companion In
a lliptid speech which the editor could
not Identify, hut which he thought was
probably some one of the many Hindoo
tongues. As ho passed by them Bland
ish found bls.glancu caught by the glit
ter or the toy which the hoy held, and
In the moment of passing he seemed to
see a picture In the glitter, a picture as
of HMiiethlug linppunlug somewhere. It
was just a llar.h, and he was far too
much occupied with other things In
think of returning for number look.
Not long after this Wllls-Mayhew
brought a thick heap of manurcrlpt to
the desk and laid It before Staudlsh.
who saw that, although it was written
In u generous hand, there was matter
enough for at least two columns.
"There Is the story of the murder,"
said the liglisliman. "you will find
it all there except the name and the
present place at which tho murderer
may be found. You can pay nio for
those at your best rates for good ma
terial, and I will come in tomorrow
aud clear up the mystery which still
remains In the story. I cr.nuot do it to
day, far Abdul is tired out, and I must
take him to rest."
A rush of real copy came along just
then, and If. the hurry the IJugllsliinan
and tho little Hindoo went off together.
It was not uutil comparatively later in
tbo day that Standish found time to
look at the copy thus left with him for
trial. It did not begin In a very prom
ising way. There were many pages of
an Introduction which blanketed what
ever story might bo to follow. There
was, much moral thcorlr.iug, and the
apt citation from classical sources
showed that tho writer was both a
man of wide rending and just as wide
ly unlit to x allowed to write a story
for an American newspaper. Disgusted
nt the preface. Ktandlsh hastily cut In
to the middle to see If there were real
ly any story after all tho overloaded
Introduction. Hero nil was different,
as different as tho work of another
.baud, of another mind. There was 111-
tho entrance of one whoVas on lerins
or sulllcleiit Intimacy to be admitted to
such freedom. The newcomer wns stat
ed In tho account to bo a woman ht
lensf tho feminine pronoun was used
throughout. Tho Idciitlty of this second
person, even by physical features, wns
ohscuro In the story, but there wri's
manifest a psychic familiarity with
her motives and passions.
Passing over tho commonplaces 6f
such a meeting between Intimate wo
men, yet always showing as by u subor
r.iuate consciousness tho black hatred
r.nd wild rago which gushed under the
smooth words of tho visitor, thu Eng
lish Journalist hurried on his dialogue
to tho point where tho murder was
Cone, done with the consent of the vic
tim, gained by tho trick of" some spe
cious pretext. The weapon was hut a
common hypodermic syringe, common
enough now among tho toilet appli
ances of women on whom social du
ties press heavily. The young girl
shrank a little at sight of the weapon,
but her companion assured her that It
was no more painful than tho prick of
a cambric needle and that a single ap
plication would Instnutly cure the
headache from which she was suffer
ing. Tho girl at onco consented. A
very graphic touch In the narrative
was the simple way In whlcli she was
represented ns passing her hand across
her forehead while her companion took
tho glittering Implement of glass and
silver from Its blue bod or velvet In the
leather pocket case, carefully with
drew tho bristle from the needle point
r.nd screwed the hitter Into place, hav
ing first drawn thu pjstou out to Its
fullest reach. In the syringe was not a
drop of any fluid, nothing but the air
or the room. While she was explaining
that a charge of pure oxygen would he
better, yet that ordinary atmospheric
air would produce a satisfactory re
sult, the young girl childishly bade her
begin, for her courage was at the stick
lug point. A deft hand pressed the hol
low needle beneath the skin of the
gill's left wrist and gently slid It on
ward Into, puncture of the most prom
inently displayed blood vessel, a deli
cate blue vein In the clear white llesh.
A very slight pressure in tho rlug of
the piston forced a single bubble of air
oxygen would have been no better
for the purpose Into tho vein. The
girl was dead, dead lu that Instant.
There tho English Journalist's story
ended, ytandlsh still held the last sheet
of copy in his baud and looked with
astonishment at the double cross which
showed the finish. It was as though
some one who hod seen and heard all
these Incidents had been speaking and
had suddenly broken off.
Tills was n story which needed cau
tious handling, for Staudlsh nt once ac
cepted It as true. With a family of
such position as that or the murdered
girl, herself already a figure In society,
uo paper could afford any blunder. A
reporter was sent to Investigate, and
Standish cautiously locked the manu
script In n drawer of his desk. The re
porter's story was the account of such
a career ns may como to a young wo
mau in her first year in society, a rec
ord of social successes. She had died
suddenly that afternoon In her room.
She had received a visit from her most
Intimate friend, who said that she had
complained of a slight headache, but
that It had passed away while they
were together. An hour later her maid
had found her In her easy chair, limp
aud dead. The family doctor certified
to heart failure, for tho publicity of an
Inquest ceases at a certain social level.
Standish seemed puzzled and read
the latter part of this copy a second
time. Then ho unlocked a drawer lu his
desk, took out a mass of manuscript,
turned up the last few pages aud read
them with care. Finally ho called up
a medical friend on tho telephone; anil
this -was his share of the conversation
after tho preliminaries Incident to that
"Tell me, doctor, what would bo tho
result of tho Injection of a bubble of
air Into one of the veins of the wrist?"
"Instantaneous, you say, aud pain
less? Then what would nn autopsy dis
close as to tho causo of death?"
"Well, then, If the heart should ho
found just ns It Is In certain well
known pathological conditions there
might bo n possibility of foul play.
Would not the mark of tho syrluge bo
"Not one chance In a tuilliou. you
say? Then that may be left out of ac
count Thank you kindly. Goddby.
Thof rogulnr reporter's story wrta
printed the next morning, l'osslhly
that discouraged Mr. Wllls-Jlayhev?,
for he never came again. 1
Staudlsh now speaks With great re
spect of the marvels of tho Hindoos.
He has not yet given up his search for
ft British Journalist accompanied by a
young IHudoo named Abdul. Judging
from sample, a place could bo found
for tho pair,
I'oollinlt lit Slain, ,
Iovers of outdoor sports would flud
one thing to' Interest them In Slam. It
Is the natlvo game of football. Har
per's Weekly Fays that It Is very ln:
tercstlug to a looker on. It Is played
with a ball about four Inches In diam
eter, hollow and strong.
Tho number of coutcstants varies,
but pluy Js sharpest when there are
enough to form a circle about ton feet
In diameter. Beyond that the larger
tho circle tho sl6wcr the play.
The game consists In keeping the ball
tosslug in tho nlr without breaking the
circle. If n man misses his opportuni
ty, ho drops out, and when but four or
six rcuialu the work Is sharp aud very
Tho ball Is struck most frequently
with the knee, but also with the foot,
from before, behind aud at the side of
the player. A player has been known
to let a ball drop directly behind his,
back and then, without turning. reFiuu
It clear over his head aud straight In
to the, mUIJliCof the circle, nll.witll dpo
well aimed backward kick of his Itoct
A (l.hfrmn fat en tli ijnj '
rstUklnu of ftcrnoontuy; ' .
Whtn ltdj- came by , ,4 ,.,"
Wlio vrlnlted wltli one y '. '
Ami wlilsptrcJ, "No tvgtt for mm," . i
A man .n romnilttfii lo gaol, " j
Tor fUallni a li'iiii'tiii)' "iil .
The Jmlite xtt neyete J '; ' J'!
And K c Mm oni- err , J ' .; j
Without any option ot Laol. . , .' "jj
A Brand uld liool maker of ltaw anion
Used to f-nil (In- whole day In lilt gatrardm
Winn liU frlmiil asVt him why,
lie hiokt up at the fky,
But only replied, "Ilcg Jour pawarden."
It l calil that Nathaniel Kncnnr
Lhcd wholly on bread and broad bblennro.
Winn I i 1 1 1 ril tn rat
Hut a moist of meat,
lie answered, "Just thhiL what It inmlcnncst"
A thoughtful young tmlrher named Howll
Had a tender ami n-n-itlle. row 11.
When he MaUKlitmd a aliet-p,
tic uluuyij would weep
And pay for a funeral towll. ,
A sailor who "ported a queu
Wu civil to all that he knuvue. ' -If
he came uiulir Bre, '
He ufd to retire
And fa), with a bow, "After yucock"
Tho dowasrtr lluKe of Unci Uugh
Wua faniuuK for liili fKu'.-li.
When ni-liid, "Ho jou uw
Anj onion In time?" .
He cautluusly answered, "A feugh."
A proem of tne royal i!fnic?ne
Was the llnet old man ever scan?,
Put he kept out of flj-ht
tn a dl Ich day ami night .
For fear ot anno.i Ins the ipitwie. j
The aml,dile Commodore Hiitgh
6et nail dowu the thamiid one ttalgh.
When iifkeu. "lo jou know-
Which direction to to"
He aiibwcred, "I'm feeling my walsh."
One nutmim the ManiuN of Ptejnei
Shot a parlrhUe with Infinite peynca.
Then he tiled: "I'm ulrald
Of the- hinoc I've maid!
Sec oulj one featkir remc.UH!"
IV. I n toil.
He Awful lot of snobs up the river
this season; much better set last year,
She Yes. You weren't up last year,
were you? Kun.
The ScnlhiiiTit of (lit- SmiK.
"These songs of the sea are very
Impressive," she exclaimed when the
full chested baritone had ceased war
bling. "Yes," answered the young man who
lacks poetry, "but they're misleading.
Yon get an Idea that after a man has
been in the navy awhile he goes around
singing about bis home on the rolling
deep when everybody knows that If he
Is lucky his home will bo right hero In
Washington." Washington Star.
She Tell me, I'ranz. would you rath
er pay the butcher's bill or pay for my
He Tho butcher's bill.
She-Well, here It is.
He What! forty murks? hct me
have tho Items.
She I'or moat 2 marks, for my new
hat the Its marks that the butcher lent
me, making Just 40 marks! fllegcude
iwlfe I wi
tit to get some
mn'iitn. How many
Mrs. Youtlgwlfe Oh, goodness! I
thought you took the heads-in'. I'J-.it
want plain chicken Bnlnd.-Catliv.,?!.'
Standard aud Times.
Held Up on the Truln.
Passenger CJlve mo three or thoso
bananas. How much?
Train Boy fifteen cents.
I'asseiiger (handing over tho money)
You are not as spectacular as the
James boys used to be, young fellow,
but you do it more thoroughly. Chi
fogg Tho boys at the club are rath
er severe on Morton,, They say he has
more money than brains.
Buss I should call that a compli
ment from their point of view. They
could possibly ihuve uo use. for a man
with brains. Bostou Transcript.
OTcrht-iirtl In tliu I'nrk-.
first Nurso CJIrl So you've got :i
Secoud Nurso Girl--Yes. "
"Do you llko It?"
"I-Iko It? Why. It Is right In front of
a pollco station." Tammany, Times.
A Tip Kor Dowry,
Bllklns What Is the, mutter with
that dog of yours? Hu looks poor.
(Sllklus Indigestion. I call him
Dewey, and the neighbors have been
overfeeding him. Ohio Stato Journal.
AIm'hjk tlio WroiiK 'riilucr.
"There's a trust now to coutrol the
output of peanuts."
"Well, what wo need Is n truot to
coutrol tho output of peanut ahellu."
Chicago ltccord. i-i
Poetry Kdttoin unit luttt Kxixsie-4.-'
A man must be patient wltb uvery,'
,bi)1;o who comes lu, for theaouson that'
fh'e man may some day haw $l to
KlIAtlll Wfr'tl 1,1m ttnttllrt,tl"Mr,ltr.
r " --"- i.vkuiiiwu uwuia j
A GOOD SCHEME.
Wonltl Hnre Worked All Illfrhf, trf-.
mere n an too Mtieu iintuuiniB;jt
"I know I oughtn't to glvo this ,y?
nway," said a Ideal politician, ;'but Its
too good to keeil'. The other daV I Impf ?Vi,
belied to droit Into tliu olllce of sue of
our campaign orators and noticed UioV.'
manuscript of a speech whlcli he pro-'.;
luacti lu iieiitei lime infill i, ui uu ni0i
desk. Without thinking any harm
nicked It nn and In miming niv cvo
over tlie first few pages was' surprised
to find tho thread of the argument fit
tcrruptcd hero nud there by u 'volcoj
from the audience' which linked bnperl
flmmt ii-1i'i:I Inlii! tn ivieli Insl.ilien a
very pat answer was written downy
linn 1 saw at once that a unio coiueuy
i i i i i i ni..'i
nun neon iirciiiiicii in uiMniice iu ouuw
on the orator a Rkill at repartee. r.'
"t laid the manuscript dowii anil suldvV'f
nothing, but that night I went out to.w
Mm iiioiitliie- tn sun 11m fun. Ktinu-hi!? ' r.
exactly where the first InterruptloS''
was going to occur. J was on the ulcrt
when the place in tho speech was"
reached, and, sure enough, up potped a
tough looking individual and fired olT
question No. 1. -i ft
T iiiiijI tulmlt llt r-rwum wnu w-i.lli
tM I.,.' .1 n.. A..I....1 b
niiiii. t (it'll me iiit.iuiii titn .mit:u.,
the audluuce iatigiied and then waited
eagerly to hear what the speaker
would say. for n moment he seemed
embarrassed and disconcerted,' ' ilnil
then. Just as everybody thought ho wa;!
completely cornered, lie suddenly.
straightened up and shot back a reply' .v
so npt anil witty flint It turned the ta- " .
bles in a twinkling. The effect was :'t,
electrical, aud the whole house weut
"I snickered iu my sleeve and waited
for Interruption No. '', whlcli passed
off Willi equal eclat Tor the orator. In "J&i
fact, th'- scheme would have been a 'S" '
great success ir the interrupter Iiudu't
played his part too well. He was so
extremely natural and gave such a
fine Imitation of a hobo bent on break
ing up a meeting that when he started.
u the third lime a bg policeman grab;'
bod him by the neck and put him un
"lie tiled to protest, but It was no
trn. and In llii-i-i. i-i!:mfi Im tvo
vn- 1, -t.ill t'l,.,. ,1 !...- .'..'-V
,ii... .iiivi iul- ii,t;uiiii u.l
over tho orator hopped Into a cab and
hurried down to bail him out. I un
derstand ho was pretty sick of his Job.
and unless a substitute can bo found
tho rest of my friend's speeches will
probably be made without reparteo
trimmings." New Orleans Tlmes
Deinocrat. milvIJIe i:i lIoi:riit:iw. v
We are lu great sorrow because"
Dowey will not vl;-lt Biilvllle. We had'
killed the fatted calf and made a pair
of navy boots for him out of Its hlde,
and all tho leading oxen in' tlie'ueigh-,
borhpod had beeti barbecued In his"
The greasy Hole whlcli the .nmvoUJtt'
had promised to climb in tho event of fJC
Dewey s coming liar, hern taken dowii
nnd chopped Into firewood.
Wo have sent seven Biilvllle physi
cians to Washington to proscribe "for
Admiral Dewey, and every ouo Is
sworn to tell him that nothing lu tho
world will benefit him but the ellmntd
Dewey's relations. 7."() iu number,
left yesterday for tlieii- respective
homes. Atlanta Coustltullou.
HIh Keiicrtory. ,
"What have you been playing during
your ir.eseut tour?"
"Wo played 'Ilainlet' and 'King Lear'
on the stage," answered Mr. Stormlng
ton Barnes. v
'Were there no comedies in your rep
"Only one. When wo came to count
UP the box olllce receipts, it was usual
ly 'Much Ado About Nothlug.' "
Ktlimltrtny; a Dmivbaclr. 5 '
He I noticed that one of thu lending
golf players at the recent rcminlno '
championship contest was ruled off tho
course because she was offered some
advice about her play by her husband.
fihb tl seems to me It would bo on
mare tfc.m fair to give the women with
husbands a reasonable handicap.
Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Sfn Cnne on Itecortl.
In tho whole history or tills country,
not a filllL'lO Cnso Il.-lC lionn rnnnnlnil .
fatigue ou the part or any one who was f.
collecting campaign funds. Dallas' wrfit
noHtnuIuiin uatl Tlioli- Sum. .
How fortunate It Is that u man
usually gets his boy pretty well trained,
before tho hoy finds out what a hum
bug the father ls!-Bostou Transcript.
?. , vi
Til ahi't seett yer h'out latols
j-our yojmg tauy. jtr. Tlmnis." .1
"She ltuln't my young lady no toretjy
now. jlr. 'Jones. I miuilcxl 'er las'
Sunday." Punch. v v