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BVENINO BULLETIN, HONOLULU, T. II, Fill DAY, SEPT. 23, 1901. f
OR WANT AD. si
Kate In this column will be InMrttdl
EVERYDAY WANTS AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY
HAWAII'S GREATEST OPPORTUNITY FOR LARGE RETURNS ON SMALL INVESTMENTS
!r lint, on Intertlon ...15
Ptr line, two Iniertlona ..2So
Pt Una, one week SOo
Hr Una, two week 40o
Par line, one month We
ITM t th cheipeit advertlilng averjj
i fh people of Honolulu.
Nothing bring tbe '
8 hard worked mer- Jr
8 chant so near to a va- . &
i cation on the Main -f JflK
land a the w h o I e- ' ";J9
some helpof J5M
o ADS o ' flft
I j i
Sco Piiko H, NI2W TO-DAY, for Now Ad
a expert accountant, with eccral
konra each day nt his disposal, w ould
Uk to take charge of ono or more
stall act of books, at reasonable
charge. Address X., this offlco.
A position as family cook by middle
nged Mtilto mnn, good lefercnccs,
1'earl City preferred Address A L ,
liulktln. 2S70 Iw
Position B cook with private family,
Apply Murn, 10DC Ucrutnnla St.
Offlco work by n joung man
M. C, this offlce.
Rive B Houses for sale at Palama;
CO CMh; balance WITHOUT INTER
EST at 110.00 per month.
P. E. R. STRAUCH,
tta. 74 S. KINO ST. TEL. MAIN 386.
two or three good solicitors. Address
at, Bolletln office. 2S1G tf
Famished Ilooms. Housekeeping al
loved; cool and mosquito proof. Ala
Jtca, House, Alakea St. bet. Hotel and
King. 2265 tf
2 modern 7-room houses on Ktnau St.,
mosquito proof, electric lights, serv
ants' quarters. Phono 1301 Blue.
Cottage on Maklhl St. near Wilder Ave.
formerly occupied by Mr. S. S. Peck.
Enquire 1527 Maklkl St. 28U tf
Storo on Alakea St. between Merchant
and King, Apply J. W. Podmore,
King and Betbel Sts. 2797-tt
4 room cottage, sanitary plumbing, on
River SL Apply J. W. Podmore,
King and Bethel. 2792 tf
2 room furnished cottage at 1273 Nuu I
anu St, 2S711W
he Evening Bulletin, 75 cents per
From the Chicago Tribune.
At first be declared that a man should
So they called him a crank.
Ho saw his mistake, so the next tlmo
He explained lie had meant his re
mark for a joke.
That, In fact, he believed it would be
for the best
It a man smoked foreer, with :iuvcr a
Then they called him a crank.
lie voiced his belief that a man should
So they called him a rranlc.
Next day ho explained that he'd had
tlmo to think
And that ho had decided that glasses
And corks should be popping man's
thoughts should be first
On how to completely take care of his
Then they called him a crank.
Again he declared that n man should
So tiny (ailed him a crank.
So next he asserted that he did not
That one's quick expressions should
make blue the air
In fact that It showed that a man was
If be added a blank to each thing that
Then they called him a crank.
He wrote his opinion that men should
So they called him a crank.
Next day he recanted, said people
Heat dishes entirely and shun corn or
That Iieans and potatoes were uselcsi
And nothing but beef, pork, and mut
ton was good,
Then they called him a crank.
"I can please all the people!" he an
So they called him a crank
"Very well, If with that you are not
I can switch right around take tho
Cottage on Vlnejard St.; parlor, 2
bedrooms, dining room, Kitchen,
pantry, and bath; sewer connec
tions. 352 Vineyard St. 2818 tf
Vewly furnished rooms, all modern
cenenlences. At No. 81 Vineyard
St. 2728 tf
Mcelj furnished fiont rooms, G per
month Star Block. 12S0 Fort St.
Valalae lots on easy terms.
Gear, 122 King St.
Nicely furnished front room. Apply
1SJ7 College St. 2M,Gtf
furnished rooms nt 1223 Emma Street.
Mr McConuell. 2563
rino corner lot In MnKlkl. Curbing,
water, fruit and ornamental tree
and all Improvements. Two mln
utes' walk from cars and Punahou
College. Address II. P., this office
Modern C room house, Hnckfeld St.;
250 ft. ciciatlon, excellent sea view,
10 minutes' wnlk from town, near
car line; will sell on easy terms;
$:r,0O, or ruit furnished. Addiess
M.. Uullctln. 2Sfi5tf
Walouiao house and lot, 356 acres or
Innd, cattle, horses, mules, wagons.
harness, etc. Apply to W. P. Fen'
ncll. Honolulu, or C, Melnecke, Wal
oblntt, Hawaii. 285G-lm
125 Kroeger Piano, mahogany box,
colonial pattern, nearly new; will
sell for (250 cash, on account of
leaving the Islands. Address O , Bul
letin. 2SC3 tf
Pnss books Nob. S17 and 1013, First
American Savings S. Trust Co. of
Hawaii. Ltd. 2S7B-1W
Near the waterfront, n Columbia
blcjcle with coaster brake. Inquliu
thls offlce. 2871 tf
NEW SWIMMING RECORDS.
St. Louis, Sept. 0 Foreign and
Western swimmers again held tho cen
tcr of the Btage at tho second day's
lacing of tho Oljmplc swimming chain
plonshlps, contested at tho World's
,1'alr. Of tho three events that were
contested for tho championship title,
Hungary and Germanv won one each,
the third honor going to C. M. Daniel'
of tho New York Athletic dub.
' Tho contests were remarkable for
I tho speed shown by the men who com
pcted, een among those who were un
placed, for In ono cent, especially, tho
n.on who qualified In ono trial heat,
that of the flftj-jnrd swim, broke th
I American record for tho distance.
Daniels, a tall, light haired chap
, from the New York Athletic Club
shared tho calcium with tho foreign
swimmer, by winning tho first place
in the Oljmplc 220 jard swim, and not
only did tho Now York boy w In, hut ho
even smashed Davo llllllngtnn's world's
itcord for tho distance by 14 5, and
Sdiacfer's American record by C 21
1 The American fifty- ard swimming
i record of 31 seconds, held by David
Gaul of the Pcnnsjlvanla Swimming
Club, was broken by Zoltnn Holomay of
Budapest and Scott I.eary of San Fran
dsco, who tied In covering tho dlstnnce
,ln 28 3 5. In swimming oft the tic,
Holomay won, lowering the record .Btlli
further to 28 seconds flat.
C. M. Daniels, who won tho 220 nrds
championship swim In 2:41 16, broke
bll records, including tho world's rec
ord of 2:40 flat, held by David Billing
ton of England, and the American rec
ard of 2:50 4 5, held by E. Carroll
Will be discussed and all their most
Interesting details explained In SAT
By MR. DOOLEY.
Tbe Weekly Edition of tbe Evening
Bulletin gives a complete summary of
the dws of the day
fH f-f f
And assert that the people can nevei
For the man who tries that finds lilt
Then they called him a CltANK!
W. D N.
Books, Bookish People and Things
We eel no good by being ungenerous even lo a book.
E. B. Browning.
But poetry Is not In Lumtnls' line.
I was amused to see how Tho Lion
crunched the bones of a poor poet ho
had (lcvou'dl then Inter on (being
human and of u.i amo quality as his
victim) he composed a tailpiece In
rhjme for the bopeflt of those outside
Here Is the "poem" to John Charles
Fremont, called forth like most verso
by n klmlly feeling and tho most com
mendable sort of emotion, 'iet the
product In a literary way Is about as
bad as It could be not to be worse. It
I. n titpml nt Ivltltni?. Whitman. Hen
Icy and the 'OneEjed Poet of Kaffei-j
'The Pathfinder Tho Pnth clincher!
Who blazed the way Indeed,
Hut more who made- tho eterml Fact
Whereto a path hath need,
Who, while one webs hu set nt naught
Tho thing that Was to Be,
Whipped our halting, half-way map
1 nil to the Othei Seal
"Twas well tlure weie some could
The loslc of the West!
A Kansas edged geography
Of promises confessed,
Became Potential Union
And like a Nation's span
Where Ood sent Opportunity
And Benton found the Man!"
Now this might suit Mr. I.ummli,
family and Thiee Close Friends, but
what In tho name of humanity nnd
Lions, does It mean with Us transmit-
ted sene nnd senseless capltallza-
Hon? For a better understanding of,
tli I tj marvellous composition let us
parody (not parse) It:
The Roarer Tho Man Eater!
Who camo West to draw a Bead
On every one elso who ventured to
Or whistle through n need;
Who shut himself In a eadmlc cngc,
Then lashed his tail and shewed his
And filled the circumambient nlr with
'TIs sad that there aio somo to read,
mis poem oi me vvesti
With sense and rhymo depressed.
O je! saved bv tho Spanish tnn.
Thank God for regiments of Words
With Luinmls In the Van!
j. .;. .;.
"Nervous and Mental Diseases." Dy
Chas. S. Potts, M. D. Cloth, 0
E'jln., 453pp. Lea Bros. &. Co.,
This "manual for students nnd prac
titioners" Is edited Ity Bern B. Gallau
dct, M. D, and Illustrated with SS en
gravings. While tho various subjects
arc treated as briefly as Is compatible
with their Importance, two rather full
chapters are given to tho discussion
or electricity, Its application, and ther
apeutlcs, and headache.
I wonder that more vvholo volumes
havo not been devoted to tho subject
of headaches, for they aro a s)mptom
of disease as little understood as tho
sjmptoms nf leprosy aro In non In
fected countries, whtlo they afflict
noarlv every one nt some period or
another of their lives.
Let tho Btomach bo affected and
bcadacho occurs; wo have headaches
from ejo strain, cold, fatigue, worry,
temper; from liver, kidney, Intcrme,
nvnrlau, cardiac troubles.
Theio Is tho headacho of overwork
ami tho hendacho of laziness, coffeu
headache, and so on,
This book Is so well written and
printed, I am sure no ono will get a
headache leading It, hut If they should
tho ticatment may be found within.
"Heures Perducs." By Adolpho Pols
son; 5j8'iln, 251pp. Angus
tin Cote & Co , Quohec.
Tho author of "Chants CnnadlenB"
and "Nouvcllo Heures Perdues" has
received many words of pralso from
distinguished French writers. Among
his treasures Is an autograph lettoi
from ex Empress Eugenie, nnd his
rank among Canadian poets Is high,
Ho Is thoughtful, reverential, and has
a rnro command of language, so that
his lines flow with easy grace
Mr Polsson's father was a distin
guished phjslclan, his brother Is a mu
nition of more than local reputation,
wlillo be, himself, is a lawjer by pro
fession, but his vocation Is literature,
which ho follow b to tho satisfaction
of his tenders.
I do not know how many Hawaiian
residents nro readcis of French, but
tboso who nro would enjoy "Heures
Naturall, tho Bulletin Bookman re-
fcr to n poem dedicated to himself, n
terse or two of which ho (motes:
"I'nlmc do ta ljro nalssauto
L(s notes plclne do douceur;
Jo trouoo ta niuse tniichantn,
Ji la nomine dlgn ma soeitr.
"Pour merltcr do la patrlc
1'ns n'est beslu d'etre trlbun,
Totilo languc a sa pocslo
Conimo chnquo fieur sun par fum.
"Mol, dans In languc dp Hnclne,
Tol, dau cello do Tennjson,
Melons I 'ode n l'allo dlvlno
Ait bruit Jojcux d'une chanson,"
We havo few saner crlths llinn W.
C. Ilrowncll, in whose "Vlctorlnn Proso
Musters" wo find those true words
about Huskln: 'Even outbursts of
Impassioned eloquence, when they
merely or mainly express, emotion,
gain In clontlou and permanent charm
thiough tho clement of artistic re
stralnt. Hut there Is no room for
doubt that tho positive notd of this Is
Illustrated by tho mass of lluskln's
rhapsodical writing. Ills exuberanco
Is cry often absolutely snago nnd
meaningless. . . . You feel thnt there
Is something Incklng, somo element
tending to repose, to ranlt). . , .
"Take, among a multitude of ex
amples, the oucc ndmlml passage ile
scribing the piazza and church of St,
Mark. It Is perfectly unscrupulous
in Its rhetorical dcUrcs, nnd thor
oughly puerile, In Its cheap tropical-
' Buskin would Infallibly and cor
reetly describe such a passage In nu'
other writer as 'coeknc)'. It Is b0'
cause his great defect Is excess of
' nmnl Irtt-t nti,l Imnanan nninllnn lis mm
isiwtsvMf stun uveuuov . iiiwuvjii nt ium
way or nuothcr Is nearly his only
source of strength; nml because prac
tical form Is almost sure to counteract
excess, that Eugllsh literature has
perhaps lust from Huskln'B cxeluslvo
devotion to prose. To the preponder
ance of his emotional over his Intel
lectual sldo, at all events, are Justly
nttrlbulahlo the two great defects
which imperil his position as an Eng
llsh classic, namely, tho lack of sub
Ibtaucc In his matter and the luck of
Ifoim In his stjlc."
"Whosoev er Rlrnll offend onn of thesn
little ones, It wero better for him thnt
a mill stono bo hung about his neck
and that he be drowned In the depths
of the sea" furnishes tho theme for F
Marion Crawford's new novel to bo Is
sued In n fuw weeks.
Next month will appear In hook
form 'Tho Sea Wolf" now running
In "The Century". Popular Jack Lou
don Is the author.
In connection with "Tho Promoters"
by W. II. Smith, "Captains of tho
World," by Gwendolen Overton, will
In 'Tho Singular Miss Smith" we
aro told that tho heiress lived in "the
great Smith mansion on Beacon
sticet". Whllo there Is for us only
ono Boston and ono Beacon street,
there aio many Smiths, and tho state
ment Is a Bafo ono thought It may
For a convenient manual of English
literature fiom Chaucer to Tennyson
one need go no further than Stephen
Gwjnn's 'Tho Masters of English lit
rratuie". The friends of a certain bookdealcr
down In El Paso, Texas, nro having a
little laugh nt his expense. On the
screen door In tho fiont of his storo
Is a cloth sign. Aeioss tho top appear
In large letters tho words, "Tho Graft,
cis," dlseernlblo from the other side of
the street, while tho reBt of tho ign Is
lost from that distance Tho friends
say that they havo rarely seen a man
so frank nbout his business. Nearer
Inspection shows thnt the sign lefers
to tho ralliond novel by Francis Lynde,
which Is vciy popular all through tho
West, and becoming more popular ev
ery day. So, despite tho gibes of his
friends, tho dealer refuses to haul
down his banner,
'Tho Forerunner." By Nclth Bojco.
Cloth, 5V4x7H In. (03 pp. Fox,
Duineld & Co, 150.
It Is perhaps a good thing to read a
popular hook, particularly a novel,
months after It has hoon tnlkml iilmnt.
I At any rate, whllo tho book has not
,lost any of Its qualities by waiting, tho
nader has prqbably gained n poise, a
better Judgment, a truer literary sense.
" The Forerunner Is not n recent book,
for It has outlived tho Emerson test,
ror has It been heralded by Bensatlon
al adcrtlslng, but It remains one of tin
strongest novels of tho year notwith
standing. It is a book the consclcn
tioits reviewer can recommend because
It Is truo writing; a comprehensive
picture of American life which Imparts
to the reader the sensation of an exper
ience, and he recognises In tho pro
tngonlst a real American man in his
wlfo a type of woman all too common
In our country.
Tho author, who writes under her
maiden name, Is Mrs. Hutchlns Hap
good. Sho knows tne West as well as
the East, and her "local coloring" II
as true as all the rest of her writing!
v. bleu Is without n false note, or any
Mrlvlug after effect. .
Indeed, If there Is such a thing as
the American novel, "The Forerunner"
deserves the title, for It portravs tin) .
soul of a country Its home-life, Includ
Ing naturally besides the two leading
figures, other persons quite as typical;
localities, conditions, tho large, free
swing of tho West as well as the eau '
tlons with capitalists In New York nnd
Tho boom In Los Angeles, mining
schemes In Wjomlng, business rcla-
tlons wth capitalists In New York nnd
Boston, Dan Devln undertakes them
all, and with an Inextinguishable faith
In his own success; with a chnraetcr
tstlc Inability to be (lls(Oiiragcd by fall
tiro whldi Is not uicd h his vvlfq
he works on.
Aflnr IiIr mnri-lntrn nml fnlltirp In
ruislnesi in Los Angeles, the threads of
. . ...
tho stor) become more tense, and tho
author shows her very unusual skill
In handling them.
Her dellne-itlon of charader, anal
jsU of motives: her almost masculine
M.n.b.. .,.. . u. U1K uiuu
of a mnn, together with n roro Judg
ment In deciding what detail and hum
drum Is best loft out. show her to be a
novelist of the first rank.
Nor does her touch, which Is strong,
but In this respect peculiarly feminine,
giow less familiar towards tho last,
jOn through the loss of Dan's fortune,
(the heartless Indifference of his wife,
iv ho becomes Infntuated with n New
loru n(quaintancc, ami tne nnat in ,iecti, perhaps, however, you me now
ness and death of the man who never inclined to roviso your original estl
ceased to love with nil tho Intensity n,tc. Porbnps you can reduce the
of his emotional nature tho woman number to ono. Perhaps, Indeed, )ou
thnt never loved him, Is evidence of a may bco jour way to withdraw jour
commendable senso of proportion. burglars nltogether."
Tho ending Is umonventlonnl It Is "Perhaps jou'd better go down and
high art and ns truo as life Itself. Tho make them withdraw joursclf They
tesldual effect of the book will be felt aren't my burglars any more than
by most readers and tan not easily be jours."
dispelled. I -As jou persist In alluding to them
' In tho plural, I will make preparations
A very thoughtful, scholarly work accordingly," said Mr Prattltbj, shotv
on tho manlago Institution by George K no BB8 0f rsnK coolntt.s In
Elliott Howard. Ph. D, In three vol- time of danger Is half the battle"
time Issued by tho University of Chi- liy . f , coolcr fctI ,f .,,
cago Press deserves careful reading. nn( ,,, .irtt.., Mr
Tho authoi traces marriage from tho iramtijy
earliest period down to the present , . , , , , , , ,
day. Tho church had nothing to do ' ' wl" no ai bad BUie'"l 'U'.
with or to say about a marriage In tho i,he,mla' to "l0 ',a4"B" ,f the'u'on
very earliest times; it was a natural ll ls cn?u"jn that the Intelligence de
selection, nnd the choice was a person- lrtent "P Its.U crlmlnallj
al, private one. In tho middle ages negligent and III nformed I must now
priests began to meddle with tho mat- r0,nB,lcr tho bcBt. 'Vans of J1 PanU"B
tcr. and by the thirteenth century ht J ou asscrvato to be an Indefinite
marriage had become a "sacrament". num,bcr ,ot nial, T"m ,trCa) ".V"
,... .. v. .. , . i. porting to bo burglars. I note, Eu
With the New England Puritans ,)liemla tnat ,n our carctll thollght
marrlago was purely a civil lnstltu' out Bcr,CB of rllmorB yoll mp,y tlmt
tlon. and Professor Howard sensibly thcy aro hopeiessly Insane"-
argucs that It should be so regarded, .., ner dl(li Don.t BllBKeiit such a
now. There Is a great deal of falso horrible Idea"
sentiment In regard to thl subject, ..you suggested It yountelf. Euphe-
and peoplo who deserve to go to tho ma, You said that their object was to
penitentiary for their crimes will BtcaI tnat Battenil heap of Ill-condl-
stand up for ecclesiastical marriage, (oned time worn, electro galvanized
nnd cringe ut n lawful and righteous German silver you call your plate. This
divorce. (stamps them right away as being rnv-
Wlillo tho latter Is alvvaj-s to be re- Ing lunatics of tho first water, probably
gretted, of courBo, as an unfortunato with tho strength of two men apleco"
termination of a very hopeful out-, "Oh, Hector, how awful! Whydou't
look, It Is as natural as marriage, and
may reflect to neither party any dis
grace. ; ;
A fow copies of L. C. Pago & Co.'a
handsomely illustrated eataloguo of
books mny be hnd at Tho Bulletin of..
flee for tho nsklng.
SHORT STORY FOR
MRS. FRAITLEBY'J BURGLAR
Mr. Proltlcby had been reading tho "u ,s 9 ' feared," ho moaned; "the
War Commission report that evening. "? ' eM NVj,"ro'8 ,1' J,oU7.
... "or any of tho other firearms!" ho de
and ho was lying In bed nwnkc, but manded.
with his ejes closed, thinking things. I "I took them all down stairs to get
His wlfo fancied sin heard u nolso polished, Hector. I'm so sorry."
down stairs, and promptly idiook lilrol "Aud so jou ought to be. Tlrst jou
! purvey unreliable and misleading In-
"Wuko up, Hector," she whispered, formation about tho enemy, whom jou.
hoaiscly; wake up, Hector Prattleby, allege to bo a writhing hordo of eight
Thero are burglars In tho house" , armed human octlpt straight from the
"How manj?" queried Prnttlebj ?' madhouso after jour glided zinc but-
calmly, without moving. tcr dUh. You then goad rno to rush
"I can't snj" . madly Into their zone of fire nnd fall
"Are they malo or female, or mixed?" riddled with bullets, without allowing
"Why, male, of courso; what elso mo a slnglo moment In which to evolvo
would tboy be?" .my strategy. And when I am about to
"Have thcy arms?" (nlungo Into battle, I discover that my
"Two each, I expect, unless they ar nrsonnl Is depleted, that tho glittering
octopl." lormory ls only for show In time of
Hawaiian-Japanese Ballaitlnx Co.
Best black sand fron f 2 to $3 a load
according to distance hauled. Coral
rock for stable, roads and side
walk. Third door below King,
Maunaka St.; P. O. box 120. Tele
phone Mam 896.
CLEANING AND DYEING.
T. HayashI Clothe cleaned, repaired
and dyed. 637 Beretaala St
3. Ocmat, removca w uereennia m
near Maunakea. 2831
"I am glad you suggcfctcd thnt possi
blllty, Euphcmla, hut ou misunuer
stand me. Are they armed with or
"How should I know?'
"How should J ou. Indeed'
tbey been In long?"
"I haven't an Iden"
"I don't believe you have What arc
they doing? '
I ' Stealing the plate, probnbt) '
"Have they any accomplices ou;
Perhaps they have. Who knou?'
"You ought to know, Euphemln Prat
tleb," said her husband, In grave re
biike. "You hnve constituted vour-
unlf fttn I tilr.111 nnna iliilinrlninlil 111 tltltl
nra,r nm, M ,,, j ,, ou l0 ,,0
Br0Miy incompetent You
grossly Incompetent You can Mvo me
no Information whatever be)ond the
bald statement thnt three nrt- nt Icni-t
, ,, ,, ln.i,, ,i, i1116r.-
( .., u(,n t Bay mt thero iro a, hu
-pardon me, Euphemla, you ld
.liuiinxtw it.,. . imri-inru iini
hurglnrs In tho house. If plural burg
ara ,iots not meant at least two, ho
,mlBt bo a very singulor burglar, In
jou go and drlvo them away!
It Is jour wish, then, Euphemla
Prnttlcby, that I should declare war
upon them without demy. That, poorlj
prepared, misinformed and without u
moment s warning. I should precipitate
myself nmong a gang of doubled Iwdleil
monstrosities, armed to the teeth ami
maddened by an Insatiate deslro for
jour 18 carat Brlttlannln metal That,
tingle handed, I should hurl mjself up
on them, doubtless, to fall a victim to
their Insensate rago. That, In n word,
I should lmmolato for the suko of jour
sllvcrlzed pewter slop basin. Be it so,
Euphemla Tosh or Prnttlebj-, I go "
Mr. Prattleby got slowly out of bed,
walked over to tho flreplaco nnd peeled
Into tho fender.
Territorial Messenger Service Ualm
BL near Hotel; Tel. 261 Main.
Mr. Jas. Sheridan has opened a repair
ing shop nt 11G8 Milter St. cor Bere
tanln. Charges reasonable. A num
ber of second hand pianos In good
condition, cheap. Order mny be
left at Haw'n, News Co,
Mrs. Anna B. Tucker Teacher of
Piano nnd Voice. High Scheol
grounds. Emma St.
"For 8ale" card at Bulletin ofl1c
peace nnd thnt when war hieaks out I
'Can't joil take a ehnlr?'
"What for? To sit down on whea
I'm getting mnsfnered? No, mndamn
My movements must be untitle nnd
slenlthj', and m) evolutions swift and
sure. How can I evolute cumbered up
with a rliluty, moth eaten cbnlr In my
Mrs. Prattleby, realizing she was to
blamo for removing the fire-irons, was
silent nnd Prattleby went prowling
around the room looking for a weapon
Finally lie snatched up bis pillow,
fchook the feathers to one end and,
grasping It with the other, whirled It
feroi lously around his head.
"This vlll do," he- said. "With this
lethal wtanon I will smlto them hip
mud thigh nml dash their brains out."
As he (-poke ho gnvo a vicious trial
unash nt the lwlpost, Tho pillow
I urst mid out flew a cloud of feathers.
Farewell, Euphemla," lie remarked,
striding giundlj to tho door "Armed
v Ith my trust) blade I'll make the
feathers llj This will be n fight un
paralleled In (Ivlllml warfare. Ono.
man armed with n spllte feather pillow
ugaliist u crowd of raring maulaeu
aimed with revolvers. I am now about
to dcmoiiftiate that the military hand
books are wrong when they state that
teu armed men are better than on
man In Ills nightshirt."
"Surelj-, Hector, jou're not golna
down In jour nightshirt?'
"I must wear something, mustn't I?'
"But won't jou wear something else
'Tho finest suit of chain armor In
jour wardrobe wouldn't tempt me, Eu,
phemla. My strategy Is based ou ap
Flaring In mj nlghtshlit. I am lu
hopes of being mistaken for nn angel,
bearing a bng of feathers to make
wings of, the illusion being complete.
White thcj're wondering ubout It I'll
"Is thero nothing I enn do, Heclor?'
"There Is. You may weave, with
deft fingers, n laurel wreath of victory
foi the winner, to be presented at th
closo of tho sports."
"But really, Hector, I am anxious In
be of somo use to jou."
"In that case jou may act ns my re
serve, nnd when I signal, 'Enemy In
tight In large numbers,' jou can open
fire with the trinket set nnd all th
other trash littering nbout tho room."
"And what am I to aim at?"
'Straight at me, of course, I shall
then be safe, aud jou lilt some of the
Mr. Prattleby then groped his way
downstairs, while his wife listened in
tently for any bound of n struggle.
She was not disappointed. An ap
palling nolso of scuffling, smashing
crockery and banging doors (amo tig
to her, mingled with occasionally cxclt
'Como out or It, I tell jou! What,
jou won't? Ihen take thnt, nnd that
jou beast! Ah! got jou now, huve II
Come along, jou villain"
With bated breath she heard Prattlo-
bj conittig tipblalrs again j Ith his pris
oner. Presently he appeared holding
the i at bj tho scruff of the neck at
'This madame," he announced, "It
the nucleus of jour buiglnr-boom. ThU
i tho legal icprcHentHtlvo of that sav
age hordo of Siamese-Twin lunatic
who wero nfter jour sllvcr-wnshed lead
plate. Tho next tlmo you'io working
up a war si aro In the dead of night,
Euphemla Prattleby, I trust you will
not exaggerate more than jou eau holp,
Foi tho present, nt least, I hope you're
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