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they took chances.
fcU WERE WILLING TO RISK THE CIR
CUS POSTERS AGAIN.
fill I'btUlnut tii Jvrtrlin l'nntmnn.
kcr, 'lVllH Uie Artiniii?n Tlint
Vi-c t'ncil, the PMnta Tlint Wore
Mitdc taVi Itow the Dectiilun Cnmc.
Icopyrlcht, 19U0, by C. 11. Iowls.l
It was Moses Harper who begun It.
t'-omo one told him that a circus nd
vortlsln wagon was nlowly but mii-ely
approaching tlio town of Jericho, and
he let It bo kuown that ho would show
lip at the postoillco lu the evenlu and
have sunthln to say to Interest the hull
United States. Nobody could guess
whether Moses had found a new way
of glttln n hired man up at 4 o'clock In
Iho inornlu or was Roln to experiment
n ttroWIn broomsticks, uhd the crowd
VnS holdlu Its breath When he showed
up. Moses didn't lose no valuable time
try In to find out whether I'orto Hlco
hcloiiRcd to the United States or to a
tobacco lrU3t, but put ou lils spectacles
'Citizens ot Jericho Tha tocsin h.-vs
"sounded, and wo arc here tonight to
Counsel together lu "the cause ot moral
ity. Last year, aa most of you know,
T"rnn Aritrnt.s roinatoy vicb aj.t decuu-
Wias Tcachotlt, whoso barn faces the
lilghwny it mllo outside of this town,
Allowed the circus wngon to paste up
pictures -on three sides ot the buildtil,
How many tickets tut the cUcus he
tzot In exchange 1 Ha not know, ttnd It
has nuthlu to ilo with the question
AVh.1t i'm Kayiu Iti that them pictures,
in my solemrt belief, Bhocked the inor
ftU ot' this community fur worse than
tf tvrt saloons had been opened In
the town. The circus wagon Is ng'ln
npproachln. It Is creepla along lu Its
sly. InslduoiiH way, leavlu the blight
'of destruction lu ha path, and It sun
'thin ain't done Jonas Tcachout'a barn
will ng'ln bo enwrapped hi the allurln
colors of Vice and degradation. I move
that tt Is the Beuse of this tnectln, and
tof the community In glncral, that Jo-
Has bo struggled With."
"It ripnenrs to mo," saya Deacon
-Spooher as Moses sat down, "that a
Vint lifts bin made When "Moses talks
of allurln colors of vice nud degrada
tion. I seem to ego before me them pic
tures of Wlmen Jumpln through paper
hoops. However, I'd like to hear from
Silas Laphoui. I reckoz. hea Interest
ed lu tins tUOlttl welfare of this com
'"I ain't blaniln Jonas 'tall," says Si
las. "He got 12 deadhead tickets fur
the V1SO ot his barn, and I don't bellevo
hiiybody was the wickeder, fur It. If a
tunu can't gaze at circus pictures with
tnit goln away and stealln a bar'l of
ooft soap, then he nlnt no man. Did
flyflf- Vtfc VuU ttwny train her husband
Si'eenuso Of them pictures? Did any
husband elope yvlth the hired gal be
cause of them?"
"That's tt p'Int. and I says It's n
tvlttt!" tx-clalma th'e deacon as ho bus
ties ttbOut. "Them circus pictures was
tifc that burn fur two months, bnt what
fa'itfly vts busted Up through their ln
iluelVctf? It's fur Moses to specify
vhar Vlco got 1 toohold."
"I ttltft 'Bayln that any tamlles was
busted tip." continues Moses, "but I'm
talkln 'bout Rie glncral lnUuoncc on
glWifil tnorallty. A circus picture Is
uuthln but 'fi pletuh?. but It suggests
tomohlVdo hud peanuts and whisky and
poker and belli out late nights. They
Ure like plzcu Ivy. "ou come across It
in thO Woods. ttnd it is Mir to look Up
ton, nud It seems to be tooted In luno
Vcucv hh'd UiWvih In morality. You
handle It, hiuL you begin to Itch and
SernVett tittd youtsolf blzencd. Llko
hydrit beadt Sarplut, i lays hi wait
to work destruction to thO Viiiwary. I
iiopi Mils ineetfti and this Community
fcir with me n'mt that it vll bo decided
to Wrassle vltu Johns Teachou't.'
"Moses tlldn't seem to make A p'Int
'M the pVauutH and lemonade," says
the deacOn as bo scriAches lils ear,
vvbUt be was ptwvrtul tetrong 6h that
pT5;eh Ivy Win footed In InnWObce. I
kin fclnYoSt seO vllAr Wrcu pictures
Hnlght Ihilucnco me to go home and
Wund my old cow with a ele'd stake If
Vhe didn't keep her tall Still while 1
Was mllklii, but I'm wllllft to hear moro
'XrgylnCn'ts. IJiiob vAlfitt1s, -ytfA drtV
by tlrat Imrn Uvfec ft. vSfAV W tUtei'M-.
litfivtfld thein WcturosiaffWt you?"
"Svot touch Ui'ffe'rottt ifrtmi ia huskln
bee." says Enos. ' didn't teel no
Voolfti'8 of wickedness fetenll'n '6'er me.
"iiut tttd sort )t ttVn 4 Voot o'f-tnyself.
TdWld a soft snot In th bartyard and
tried to turn ti fc-attdepriog. and fur
Vi'lWut two IVjuV t'lVV tliou'ght Vny netl:
tested. I'Vn thl'nkrn tnat hard elder
1 ban 1'rfori' glnerai Vnuuetfce 'on glneral
Vnoillty In this V6imty tlrirt Clr
Wix jilctinvs," ,
IfS a ri'mtf" tiUtWVH the di-aCOO a
i'hW- tiIT 'caile on high: 'Mt's A
Wf-W ftohodv Viln Ht 'oVerl l's Irard
-fhA- WrM l-ar'kfft VTcV Vifl 'dVer this
f -iVi'u'fy .T:!d h'lstffi Inndcenco over liV
!(v'tftV.'K,1Sc'i'iiH,-r Ylu'y meet "
have their Inflneac. fctoicd, hare yon
got any mora anrjit8"
"Of what uscf Moses as lit
heaves a sigh and tur awsy. "Wasn't
Sudani warned Did Sodam heed It
When vlco tdalko- rampant through ev
ery household In Jericho and Innocenci-
Is drlv' to the JJelOf to alt under a
blackberry bush and weep, then re
member what I bavn mid hero tonight.
I uln't denylu that hard cider Is blunt-
In our morality, but wueu you ndd clr
tils pictures to 'hard cider what do
"les, Sodam was warned, and Boik
am leu, says me ucacon as ue snniiea
his head, "but I'd llko to hear from
Llsh Hillings on thJs matter."
"It's purty late," says Llsh.
"How purty late?"
"Why. Jonas bu runted his barn
ng'ln and got L'l dcadhnnd tlckyts. nnd I
hcre a one lie glvo me. How a tliat mr
The nieetln stood appalled fur n mlu
It. nud then Doncon Spooncr looks
nround and says:
"Jonas has got 80 tickets left, and
that means ho has JO more to glvo U -
nwny outside his f amy. Fellow coun-
trymen, do you tak ft that this meetin
has pledged hcrohT
"No, no, no!" sMtowo Um crowd.
"Is it tho opinion o tbto mUnht
Johns Tonchout tmcM o wtnia
"Xo. uo, uol"
"Then I'm nppealla directly to Moses
llarner. Moses. Will you withdraw
them remarks about the blight of de
struction, tho allurln colors ot vice
and Innocence wccpln under a black
'I might," says Moses after a little
rctlectlon, "but I want to be let down
"It shall be done. I'm offerln tho fob
lowln resolution to bo voted on: 'Ue-
solved, That circus pictures on a barn
may or may not ooet the moral
standard of a community, but we are
Wlllln to chance ft this yenr.' All In
favor or ng'ln will manifest It la the
The resolution wm carried With a
wheop. and the crowd plied over itself
to get outdoors and look around for
Jonas Teachout and bog rur ueauiioau
tickets, and Moses Harper wasn't ouo
of the last. M. Quad.
HIRED GIRL'S PROGRESS.
Once upon -u. time there em Into tJa
city from the eouatiy a girt. Tlie girl
Wandered from bcr bppy borne to se
cure employiuout amouf the wealthy
families of the ctty, and when aire
made known the fact that she was
Willing to work many persons sought
her nwd Implored her to cDgago with
them lu domestic pursuits. The girl
was overwhelmed with offera, but Unal-
Iv made a selection aud settled In A
family that valued her service Very
highly. The girl was happy until ouw
day her employer met a neighbor, a
very lenr friend, and told her of her
ttood fortune 1 Kndlng the country
feirl. And this neighbor met another
very dear friend ttd told uer or tier
other friend's good luck, and thus uiu
U become genemlly known that there
Was a good "hired girl" 111 the neigh
Aud from that time on the mistress
nnd the girl wore unhappy until one
day the very dear frleud gave the girl
S1.50 more a week than she was earn
Uig in hoc llrst place, ami In this man
tier did tho girl become happy again
while her mlstrwis aiid the very dear
friend leased to be on speaking terms.
Aud then the gtrf became unhappy
again until Uie otScr very er friend
engaged her at au ftAVance Ot $1, and
the othef dear friend and the first dear
friend ceased to talk over the back
fence. And then the good girl wore
line dresses and fine hats, nnd one day.
ft dashing young matt led her to tho
Ultar. nnd now the three friends and
tho mt country girt aro all Vry
Moral. Dont talk -good about your
UIiMU. gl. Detroit Free Tress,
"Stunlcr'a celiac button" tolled Ud
"Ahd hti 'Steacd Uli dachshund after
"Tho bureau 1b keiavy hud stands
close to the floor."
wriio dachshund Ib th thinnest
dachshund that ev breathed, and bt
fcould justSVluveee Umlct the bureau."
"YeN. tho dAchsfcund reached t!i
collar button and t once swallowed It.
it stuck half wAlown and thickened
tho dog so that b wouldn't pull hlhim-lf
past the lump, fto fctimler hifl to cnll
In Uie janitor of k flat and they ttfr
d Iho bureau off ls uof."
"Nvhat about U button!"
"Stlmler said be'd lot the dog keep
tho button. Ke uHgW Mdl It."
"Yes, In cawsoavebody oollarod hlra,
Cleveland PialU DwOer.
iarU boiuU Unit K has the lotigcfi
tizhtulhg conauctar tt world. It
rises some yivrds tson tbe top of the
meteorologleal rtioVn ea the 7.us
spltze. tlte lUgkart tttf is the O.-nnsn
cinnlre, and raw 4u the sMe of
the mountain to Mm tMMsxu iliv Uol
lenthal. whem Me Is Vunalftfr Wlr
all the year rooa. Hi lough 'ot k
rod Is live and h UjJT kilometers. WSArty
M& mWrtiMaV half.
A philosopher that vvrry rawwre
V ...IL ..... ...... - tk...
T 4 step 'towoVd VWWo's. Thin vx-
alhs why soW meu V6YAY' Vlehr
every tft Vhey rnli.-fe'6M4 NvvXi.
ft tfatorAiuuifo tiiiVt every (iiu-V
moiiiory Is best la retaining thins tt
vul1H mf-rt.refltcS'l-f'S-VV.i-rrt VH'h-
DUELING IN FRANCE.
THE CUSTOM HAS DEVELOPED A NA
TIONAL FIGHTING BLADE.
It In n Luna. Slronir Pwprd, th
Eyco Oc Comlint, irntl With Hi
Ver the OombBlnii So Inrllnct,
Berlnnn Injnrlpn Conlft lis Inflicted,
Tersons oOier than French aro wont
to maintain In uplto of tlie occnslonnl
pin pricks Hint tha 1'rcnch duelists in
lllct on one another thut French duel
ing U n French farce. Hut Frenchmen
and sometimes other persons In sytu
natby with them Insist upon being tak
n seriously. They Insist that dueling
with sworda, which la the renl thing In
French duels, Is not child's play and
tlint compared with It the old fnahlou-
cu Anglo-Baxon resort to n "pair oi
Uvea" la brutality not to bo thought of
by the scraping smlrker of, the boulc
Kurds. The French hnblt ot settling disputes
bv resort to duels with swords has do-
eloped a national dueling weapon, the
m)ee d combat, a long nnd strong
blade with three triangular grooves
tapering to a keen point, with edges
that avrvr srv nsed mw for defenmi.
n,. hmrti R protected with brand,
round irunnV shaped like tho gong upon
ho alarm clock. The handle Is straight,
Mth no other Incumbrance, and bal
anted by a heavy pommel which' pro
jects beyond the root of the thumb
when the weapon la held ready for a
It Is a modern development of the
rapier with which C'yrnno de Hergerac
fought the bullies of Tarls. It shows
traces of Its descent through the ele
gant court sword which was coming
Into being when D'Artngnan became tt
field marshal In the "Due de Brage
lonno." Hut Its hilt mnkes It Impossi
ble for ordinary wear In Its present
shape, and the epee de combat Is the
Wvnpon of the French duelist and of
In 1SS3 (ieneral Doulanger ahd M.
Floouvt round It necessary to settle
their tllffureiiccs at the sword's point.
The critics had not much dltllculty in
picking tile winner between a clvllinn
president of the chamber of deputies
Veil advanced In years who had limit
ed bis practice to sparrow shooting
with a pistol nnd n "brav genernl" In
the full ardor of bis life whose sword
Was the srmbol of bis ptvfcsskm. Vet
tb?T wer utterly mistaken.
If M. Ftoqtwt ws no swordmuan, be
was fun of quiet pluck and common
tk-nse, nml he prnctlecii ouo stroke only
the night before the light A dozen
times, though not too humy to make
bis old limbs stiff th next day, he
taRnt iavo twra seen In a well known
B d-nrnlP strolchtonliur bis nrm
nud raising his wrist until he could
Only Just see the point of his sword
alHve nnd beyond the bull of his
thumb. The next day Boulanger made
a furious attack, with many stamps
and flourishes. The little president
stiffened his bnck, threw out his point.
nnd the unlucky general Impaled his
neck upon the blade. Doulanger recov
ered, to die by his own hand after
"uoulnnglsm bad been discredited.
"Harry Alls" of the Debnta suffered
much more quickly from the effects of
the epee. Ills real home wns Illppolyto
Pcrcher, and In lighting n captain of
Infantry on the He de la Craude .Inlte
about certain scnndals connected with
the French Kongo be wns hit la the
right armpit nnd bled-to death.
The duel .fought by Cntullc Mendes
In May of 1809 was almost as serious,
and It wns caused while Bernhardt
was playing "Hamlet" by some fatu
ous quarrel over the physical develop
ment of the prince of Denmark. M,
Vanor, Mendes' opponent was n tine
swordsman and, sportsmanlike enough
to recognize' the double advantages he
enjoyed, contented himself with parry.
Ing correctly. Catulle Mendes threw
himself ou his adversary's polht nnd
was severely wounded In the stomach
on almost the same ground ' where
Percher bnd been killed several years
It often Is urged outside of France
that French dueling conslstH In merely
pricking yotu mnn In the hand or fore-
nrm, as the least disablement is held to
"untlsfy the honor" of tbe combatants.
But the hand nnd nan of nn ttdvertrttry
are those parts of him which art' near.
est to yon and which you can reach
with tlie least exposure of your own
The WoUnd that Is produced by trans.
llxlng a hand, which may Ih protected
toWy by the ordinary kid glove of social
custom, Is not only totally' disabling.
lit also i-xtreinly"pnlnfui:'- 'Holdh'-rs
who have Im'hu shot in the palm lava-
rinbly collapw for U time with the
acnVe agony produced by the rupture
Of so many delicate nerve renters. A
thrust In the forearm Is eg mil I y effect
ive, for It disables all tlie munch and
ligaments that enable a man to hold
and manipulate his sword.
nut thoiv:h a tine oticltM Is always
rpabU of these particular thrusts
and they far h.oVv various than
Vi-ouM Ik- ItuftKtnrtl ttt ttWt Wg!it-hO
tiWs Uy no twvaUH vklMimhAt l' trol;V
ViWefi these IrtW m pnrfW, At
tacks m Nvhat HtUsl tlM- "hi wer line"
Hre frvqiWWtly so'ccx-ssful ami Itiynrln-
Wy frWduc ait awkward wouml whu
thy WCW"d. Tie throt U ns VUlner-
amV awl as oftee aHaeked sa U the
chMt. aWit It must Vh- remembered tlrt't
Vttv Wttrv IkhIj- ot eoeh SKIMV.t
d'tleW to Wttaek rtnd Vib vlciisly to VaJWV
V.'tVtVilfe tft -ttw-.
'''Whoiv have you Ivceii itntd
YihauiiJit'Aiy imKo-nVoWMiH lV'
ltwn xlitliii: iVi h short.
le.ir. wnlthft r my nMV IValr ift
-Vi'VeMWit t'laln PertW-.
'rto'l in'Trti m tlfe Wort Wfteult
IMet'i'i; 'old turaitmV Vo tla'A. tier
VM'eA'i Voider fiVV WiAV other p'leet
The Autlnpc will load coat nt Oys
ter Hurbor, and the U. P. Cheney
co:l nt Tnconin, for Kuliulut,
Tho tratif-port ConcnmtiRli 18 dnys
from Snn Frnncdsoo, reached Hone-
lulu on Monday afternoon.
On tiL'count of Nov. fi being elec
tion day, the Kinatl and Muni will
not U-nc Honolulu till Wednesday,
reaching' Maui ono day late.
Tlio old hoodoo steamer Manauense
hap been sold to the Mexican trade,
and will run firm San Francisco to
some Mexican port.
In tlio nnnual report of Chief En
glncer Melville, mi appropriation is
asked lor a machine shop, and foun
dry and smithy at Honolulu.
The U. S. Tug Iroquois anchored
latLuhaina last Sunday utght, and
has been engaged this week survey-
W Kaanapall harbor
The "Diamond Ilend arrived at
Kumapnli on last Sunday from
Tncomn with coal. She will load
sunr nt Knanapali for San Fran
The 'Waia'calo with Trineo David
and parly aboard arrived at Kahulul
yesterday afternoon at one o'clock
after a very rou;li trip from Ilono
lulu. Tlicv left last niuht at ten for
Very roiifh veatlier lias prevailed
for the past several days at Knliulul
Tbe Cur rolllon has been ready to
leave for tho past two days, but had
to wait for the Maui to tow her out
into safe waters.
Pout Townpi-np. Oc 17. After
a tempestuous voyage, marked by a
thorough breakdown of the motive
power, and overloading of passengers
and a scarcity of provisions, the
stenmship Charlps D. Lane reached
Port Tovnsnr.d today, seventeen days
from Nome. Several times during the
journey it looked as if the end had
come, nud passengers nnd crew agree
that they owo their salvation to tlio
fact that an expert boilur -mukcr
Mr. Molander of Port Towns-end
was aboard. Tho boilers of tho Lane
leaked so badly as to extinguish the
fires and make an cxplosioa immi
For three and a half dnys the ves
i , , ,
sei wa losseu nnout on the anirrv
wave i of Bering Sea absolutely help
uess, not being provided with suili
clout nil to keep her head to the
storm, even had the wind been favor
able, and unprovided with anchor
to have held hor otf from any rocky
shoro on which the lempeKt migh
have driven her. After a period of
t rrrible anxiety among passenger;
and crow Mr. Molander succeeded
in repairing the boilers so that
was possible to get up steam and
Nov. 1. Am. Sell. Dora Hluhm
Smith for S. F; sugar.
Nov. 2. Currolton for Taeomu
Capt. .Tone.-", ,
Hk Columbia from Tacoma,
Soli Mary Dodge, from Tacoma.
Seh. S. T Alexander from Tacoui!!
Honolulu Podtofflcc Tlmc Table.
DATK NAMK lUl-M
Nov. '2 City of Peking S. P,
" b China Yokohama
" li Sierra San Franeieo
" ! Mariposa Colonies
" 1U Gavlie San Franehco
" 1H DurU; Yokohama
" 17 Australia Sun Franch-VU
' i'U HoiifkoiiK Maru S. F.
" VO Nippon i-ltuu Yokuhnma
' 21 Wurrimi-o Colonies
" 24 Avrii Vlv.MutKi 15. C.
" 2VChinu;0i J-'i-sihvirtv
i Si)ivAiiii &in Frativ'iwo
" 30 Uto de Janeiro Yxtkvtamia
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