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A FIFTY PER CENT. REDUCTION 50
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My Dear Arthur It might not bo
My Dear Arthur -It mleht nnt i,
amiss for the Health Department to
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Investigate the why and the therefore
01 ccnaiu empiojees who are In the
habit of sweeping out tho nccumula.
.'tlonil Of illrf fmiii vafl.ina ..... ...!
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banks of this clt) Into tho streets after
0 a. m, As tho streets at that hour
It are usually crowded with nedestrlana
going to their several vocations, U Is
very amiulng to have clouds of dust
1 stirred up and blown Into one's eyes
H whllo passing theso places of business.
The streets are quite dust enough as
It Is without having moro added to
' There Is a lack of public drlnkln3
Ajountalns In this city for both man
v; and boast Tho members of tho V. L
T. U. should certainly get busy an 1
bass tho hat rnnn.t nmnnnl tho nm.
I&hlbltlonlsts with a view to havln.T
iiiimuiK luuuiuins cncieu ni convq-
nient places throughout tho city
' Local rrnhlbltlonlsts are making
great fuss s!xi't Iho numbe ot saloons
515 ifw-iucreaie in il;tipktnness, but
It la onfy to bo expected If thero Is a
dearth of nubile drinking fountains.
!) People who have a certain amount of
St pride and telf respect, would hesitate
i before entering a saloon to ask for a
Etfdrlnlc of water, especially If the bar
i happened to ba lined with puffy chock
ed Individuals, who In all probability
never pud water except to batho In
'On the mainland, drinking fountains
aro to bo found In nearly all tho prln-
t clpal cities nnd even In small towns
"of Southern California Many of theso
have been erected by the W. C. T. U.
tAt present I have soen only ono public
drinking fountain In this city, and that
' Must outside tho Y M. C. A. 1
' Water can bo obtained at all drug
t , stores; but It would be an Imposition
Una a hardship to ask the dispenser of J
"soft drinks to hand out water to
every Tom, Dick and Harry, who hap-
.' pened to bit thirsty Soda fountains
t are operated solely for proflt and'
2 .ouzht not to ha converted tnto free
Rtf nubile Snas
The Soclet) or tho Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals should most as-
tsuredly erect a few drinking troughs
for tho convenience ot horses and
dogs, throughout tho city. Theso should
be of Iron and enameled. Tho horse
troughs now being Installed on tho
mainland for tho convenience of an!
trials aro of enamel These are easily
t cleaned and the wnter will ho purer
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man 11 anoned 10 siiina in woouen
troughs, which soon become water
logged and covered with moss.
( Theso troughs should bo placed un
der proper shade, so that tho water
will remain cool The Immediate sup
. roundlugs should bo cobbled or mac
adamized, so that animals will not
Jiavo to stand In stagnant pools or In
mud whllo di Inking. I do not know
how nctlvo the local Society Is, but
1 Judging from tho many half starved
mnni.v 1mllnr- fmnlnAa fln.l IIia hiwii"
uiaiiK yn -. ....u ... "'... ,
Beclniens of horso flesh occasionally
.nl mlln In tnrlnnn unrla of Ilia nllil
met with in various parts ot the city,
1 Iw tho flues collected for neglecting theso
jxior nnlmals, aitdcd to the collections
ma1e by the'W. C. T. U would moro
than J'V for establishing a sjsteni of
public drinking fountains for both
t- man and beast.
On many of tho vacant lots In and
, about tho city are to be seen notice
Mioards bearing the mystic signs:
bKupu. Nas So Passa Aqul, which be-
kJng interpreted means: No Thorough
J faro. As most of theso lots are In a
(disgraceful state of neglect and aro
tor tho most part choked with weeds
nnd runk grass. It seems superfluous
that these nollco boards should have
been erected, as they only tend to
Fattract attention to tho untidy and un
kempt condition of many of theso lots
Tho owners of theso should have Shippers' Wharf Committee have
enough civic pride In them to havona(le an appropriation ot 1000 a
ettOUgh C.VIC pr.U,0 in llieill IO huiu
,' oinnrnii. It would ha a comriara-
tlvoly eay matter to got these lots!
(cleaned If expense to b considered,
vowners of stables might bo Induced to
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clean theso by allow me tlmm m h
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.-..-. uno u uiiuniim mum io nave
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all tho grans growing on them, which'
" biu Kniwinc on mem. much'
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" be " ni fodder or bedding
1 h ' " , " I :1, , , 1 "i'ems may bo nce oncs. Honolulu as I
I 1V.0 bCen ttlci bcforo wl,h Brcat '"havo said before Is a mighty pretty
......w...w., ., , Bucn iois
could rent them to enterprising peoplo
to grow vegetables upon, with the tin-1
derstandlng that a proportion of tha!
crops thus grown ho ghen tho owner
of such lots In compensation for such I
a privilege. In this way, property
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vegetables and In addition would havo'
tho satisfaction ot knowing that their j
vacant property was not only being 1
kept clean, but was an ornament to tho '
Doubtless you will bo surprised when
I telljou that I was called Into court!
last Saturday morning to appear as
a witness in marked contrast to his
honor tho presiding Judge and tho prp
a)ccutlng attorney, both of whom wpre
moat courteous, tho defendant's atto
ney, who by all accounts is a moBt
estimable man; was Just tho reverse. 1
n Ani.. 1 .
Ho asked so many Irrovalcnt an(;npd allowing the bees to extricate
seemingly Impertinent questions that
ti. ..m ...1.... ... .. .. . .: 'i
In and ask l m to re fnl. .from .. ch.'lol ,hroueh whlch ho ' to emerge,
i" ?"' K. "".n.l0Ie:m fr0n B.".Cn It oftnn 1,-nnnn. Ihlt lho l.n.k..nnr
e'riwsxaniinaiion. uemg sustained by 1
his honor tho Judge, tho defendant's
nttornoy, to use- a slang term, had to
"takoia back seat." I
This practice of asklnc peculiar nnd
cxamlnatloS ?. closely akin tPo'anco- At thU tlmo of ha car
STSuw of a Zt enthut tl f ta '" ""P1"' a' " eat
ball fan "ho says and Pdoe, thtoM itoJout tho catuiy' b,lt kee" ,hp 1,,ecn a
DBll ian wno says and does Wings for . ,, ,,. . ,' ,-. .
the solo purpose of "rattling" the
pitcher. I suppose the defending at
torney tries to "rattlo" the witness by
nsklng such peculiar and nt times
really funny questloiii.
'' I have known men on tho witness
Maud "sass" the defending attorney
most unmercifully, much to tho de
light ot the spectators. I) ut I consid
er that the dignity of the court
.hn,,i,i n nil Mm., h. ., t,i, 1 Au
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It seems such n roundabout me-
,u f m , r,.! rminuauout me
thod to "bul-balf witnesses on tho
Btand by asking nuest ons that nn-l.
Btand by asking questions that ap
pear to havo nothing whatever to
do with the case. Perhaps It Is to
break the monotony ot the court,
but It seems to me that much valu
able time Is thus wasted for which
the "derr public" havo, to pay. How
ever, It the fellow. Is paid to ask
thes'j questions It must be all right,
but what bothers me, is why another
man should have to bo employed to
keep him In check.
As 1 hear that yon aro leaving for
Honolulu far n two month's visit, I
will wait until your return tq Call
fnrnla before writing )ou any moro
Malihlinl letters. These letters have
undoubtedly done a greut deal ot
irnnil lint nn tha nth., hiitwl nnmii i
people's feelings have been hurt. I
this was my flrst annearance nmi'nd all Is well. Mr Miller has lost but ,cal " Frulc"; I ronch Is the language
b Ing a MUtlnl the opporiw $ , two 1ucc"8 "X thU simple method, and e':okc "" ot on y
tarney wee not 00 lrrelirt but ' h03o w not havo been lost, ho bo- nt,0",0'l ,"". 'the courtlj
he might have ben If he had n "eveg- f had studied more cal0. manners of , ho rrench people. At the
1 migni nave oeen u ne nau 1101 , bees Somn'"mo of cl,r 1'Mt thct0 woro about
been promptly checked by the pro- IU"' l" cnaracicr m 1:10 uoes, somo . ,h1f,, . ., mi,or ..
lecritlng attorney who behaved In a are nervous and Irrltublo and caro 1 t7cnty "h1Uc" n rcat "' niuer of o
S rLlaZLnn?r ' 'a taken In giving such bees a'?M nurt i;n,r"8l,;','..nn.'1..fcO!,.,o..(:0.n0
nut It was unintentional, as a Mall-.6""
hint Is not Minnosed tn fnmltlartzo .
himself with nil .l,nBo ,,r mnrtt.
tlons which prevail hero within tho
space of three months.
Since these letters flrst nppearod,
!mo 1 luiiiuiiuii .uuiuniica iiuvu euii-
derailed the sale of fake picture
the Promotion Committee havo 1011-
tal cards, action Is now being taken""" ","" K""'UK'a mr enougn
to have Walklkl Beach cleared nt awarralnB wl" bo abo,lt Inown In
coral, or at least n certain portion wner and In tho wlntpr the mols
cleared of this dangerous growth so turo lvl" uo t-lken care of.
that bathers may enjoy n dip In the ,
briny without fear of Injury. Tho
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month towards the campaign Which
the Hoard of Health Is now waging
against mosquitoes, which have nowj
ueeouie a uieuace to the public
FOR TWO WEEKS
. al Th() 8lle.ttnlkg aro l0 ,)0
luuhtMl niiur, (in uuuiuii' wiiiui ui-
ply In now n (wired, and xovernl oth
i er Important matters aro being tak
en In hand which wero mentioned
In thete letlcrH at one tlmo or an
other. ' wl" Brect 011 upon your nrrl-
val and will present ou with a flow
er lets, which Is fine, ot the prettiest
.customs in tiio world. I nope ram
j world. I hope rain
uin fn .,,01,
"Ill IH1I BUUI1,
. so that everything
nml rlenn when von
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, llllli "U IICB11 UIHI VICAIt VYUC1I IVH
'nrrlvo s0 thnt J0Ur t mpreS,ions
lime ciiy mm iiiu peupie are muni
than hospitable, so a good time Is in
store for ou
VAUUADLE HINTS ON
HONEY BEE KEEPING
Eastern Keepers Give Varied Expert-
ments With the Busy Worker
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The Queen Bee and Bee Ways.
At a convention of beekeepers hold
In tlm Clnlna wnnntll' mnnv nnuf LlnUa
n.i .ri,i ,.,., .oii.i n, vh.
.her they aro adnntable to theso Islands
can best bo answered by thpso cngag'
ed In beekeeping. Arthuc C. Miller, n
noted bei'kceper says:
It Is tha general custom ..i.ijiig boo-Keui;c-
to Inlroducu a strange laying
queen to a colony by placing her In a
,e " T .1 m TV ..
board and eating tho candy from tho
l8 Impatient to And out whether tho
1"cc" lias uce" Iot 0,lt ot tho caK or
not and who ,1C l,cns tho lllvo ll
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juinwiiui. ii. iuiiie-r hhh iiiiruuuLe'U
about 200 queens of late -by simply lift-
Ing tho cover of tno hho and drop-
ping tho new queen quietly on top of
tho brood frames. Ho watches to see
If tho bcos begin to net unkindly to-
ward her nnd If so he gives them such
a smoking that they nro 'at onco In n
furoro and gorgo themselves with ho-
ney .and by tho tlmo things aro quieted
"" " uio queen lias me "coionv oiior ' 1
Grange qucon. -But ordinarily Mr. MIL,
alfflculty nt all
V W ynto. of IlSrt Ll a ouoon I
" " ,alcs . arironi a qucont
breeder, said that ho would not daro
send out nneenn wlili Insinifilnnu ,"' mo louowiiig uuy we nccom-
Intnidlipo limn in .!. S
imrouuco mem in tnai simplo way. ,... ,, ,,.,,. ,.
Ho should expect the majority to bo
Whim nn or mn n nin i i
J. !?,", M m,T, J? . ,J
uecn mixed, r, m ller cautioned the
!Tl7,l lTm,, a" niy friend hid purchased an os- At dnj break thu horses wore fed an l'n hermotlcully sealed cracker tin, the u018' an ppen meeting and an elcc
quccn until tho bees had settled down. ..... .... ...'. . .. .. .' 1 . . .... ,i.i i.i ...n .. . ,.' i,. tinn. Th r,,inaiin uibhi.i.
Shq can thon be allowed to run In
quietly. In Introducing her to n nor-1
mnl colony ho Bald that tho bees would
alwavs accept her kindly If thoro were
no brood In tha combs.
When asked to namo tho factors
that keep his beos from swarming, Mr.
Miller mentioned four. Tho strain of
bcos has a great deal to, do with It,
' "o puums m new queens au-
""' 'aJ: P'emy 01
"I" uelow tiio
la entrance; a proper hlvo.
garded a proper hlvo as a largo one
with n dark colored paper covering,
buch a hlvo may stand lu the sun at
a temperature of 120 decrees, or re
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pos-,nlam 0llt,"0rs lurlng zeio weather,
Living Skeleton (president
Preaks' Secret Society) "Our organl- nls
zatlon, ludles and gentlemen wli uutcr
tuuuu, iuuiub umi hwinii'iH "IM "Vj" " --- ........ ..,ii mv vumv-t;
romnloto when wo have selected ai 80 dark was It tint It was with
treasurer. Who shall ho bo?"
Membors (In hearty chorue) "Th
'Lebless Wonder.' Olobc,
VVZMtia lLLETIM. H0HOtXiVi. EVEiImG
--fcWfc l- 4 i .w
PER CENT WDL BE MADE
THREE DAYS IN THE
SADDLE ACROSS DOMINICA
(By Marshall D. Taylor.)
Hnvlnc heard so much of tho beau
CH 0, ,h0 Lccwara Ulanig ,, arnl
ed with n. pressing Invitation from nn
Anglo-Indlan planter, who owned a
large estate In Dominica, I loft Kings (visitor was a whlto mnn ho becamo eet bcforo us what she cqnsldercd her
ton. Jamacla, In company with young profuse In his apologies He pointed , masterpleco l,t certainly was a stag
Uullen, for Ilarbados, from which port out the wny to Ilosallc, unjlng that It Rercr when tho cover was lifted and
transshipment was made Into ono of was onlj ono hour's ride. Affeiwhatltho four eggs were disclosed, floating
tho Intercolonial steamers for Itosoam seemed an Intermlnablo tlmo,' another' all their g'ory on a rod gicase foun
Leaving Brldgotown. tho capital of,imt was raached. In broken English 1 untlon. At flrst It was thought to bo
Barbados, on n Monday, tho vessel an-' an old negro replied thnt Itosallo was , tomato sauco and we thankod her for
chorea off Castries, the capital of St. I not "too far," only ono hour It was all tho troublo the hnd taken One
Lucia tha following morning." Al- then nltchdark and tho rain was com tnsto was sulllrlent however, for dl
though It was only 6.30 a m. tho heat
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was very trying nnd as thero was
nothing of Interest ontsliH the Do an
leal gardens, which wore beautiful, It
was indeed 11 pleasure wncn .no iiniu
camo to sail.
St Plerro. the then capllul of Mar
Unique, was tha next ort of nil This
Is a most beautiful Island, nnd, pre -
vlous to tho Into terrible visitation
St. Pierre was a flourishing cltj, Hav
Ing landed the ninlls, thn vehal steam
Bit nwnv In Itnuoni. nhlph ttnrt u
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reached at 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday
Itosean looked verj- pretty from tho
sea. Tho Anglican church the Cat h
ollc cathedral and tho Wcslcyun
chnpol. all built on 'comnnndlng rites
Jncstllllg at tho base Of r.lKCe.1 IllOlin.
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Jm " Burrounded V denw trop-
cffl,11foIla1'!e. resembles lon,i lulu On
,anillnB however, ono h fond hopes aro
m..m i. nii,i ..Mir... ,i
,,aVC" W"" larBe CQ,!bl Bt"nCS W,"C"
"a'l talking and riding difficult,
ThlB' C0,",lc'1 'h th nWfUl BtCnC"
from Iho hnlllnir milnhnr InVo rnn.prl
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a feeling of uneaslnoss; as until Itvvns
ascertained vvheru this odor camo
from' 'ho lralns were thought to havo
been ueglqctod. 80 overpowering nro
"'" tnmcs nt certain periods that an
American tourist and his guldo, who
nt"'rl t e'oso t "'e crater, wero
""focaled and their bodies recovered
0I1,y a,lcr ,ne Krca'es. dlfflculty.
Ifnuonit na tli nnmA Itnnilf.a lu l ,w
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"CKru- '"? "" ',"KC " , uel
t,ie" administrator of tho Island
Oovofnor r Vm,)a- ta" "'
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ncKrus. inn nun. icbkciii ueii, me
l1,1'10 wUi hl,m 8t, "'I "ovemment
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i caihlro coffee estate: tho rlilo back to
I Hoseau In tho cool of tho evening was
tato on tho northern slda of tho Island
as dosl.ous of pa) Ing it n visit.
meant threo days in tho saddle,
through somo of tho wildest tiortlnim
or tlin Islnml. f'onnMpr.ililn .llmni.Hv
wna ovperlencod with tho carriers llu
first day, so much bo that InBtoad of
nrrivlug at tha camnlni: crniind liofnrn
daik, Itosallo was not reached until
nfter 9 p.m.
(Alter leaving noscau, the trail,
p,!FC(1 through somo of nose's lime
nnd lemon estates, whe'ro tho process
of converting tho fruit Into lime Julco
and concentrates wns witnessed. Tho
trail then led us to an elevation of
fouio 4000 feet, where n lralt was call
ed on tho banks of some fresh water
lakes, Hero It began to rain, and to
add to our discomfort a thlek fog en
veloped tho mountain.
It was ,G, p m. and sovcral hours'
hard riding still had to be accomplish
ed. We agreed to separate. I riding
ahead to make arrangements 'for tho
night nml to send out men with Ian
tflnil In llinut Tlllllnn nn.l tlm nm.l.H
'lie greatest dlfflculty that my horso
as nblo to Lick his way down tho
iecp ana supply mountain path, on'1""-"3! ucanen. uy ine negro scuoui-
I reaching the nlnlns a llR'..t was seen
'gleaming from a charcoal burner's hut
in 11... r.irnut Afinr nmrii iiclov im
1 " ""' " .1.1.
nrrunnnt nunnnil thn fUKir In a hnll-
I ilenrte,i ,. 1.,,. HL.0lne that tha
1 ng down In torrents Tho lights of a
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vlllago on tho
opposite bank of a rag
sro'seon, but ns It was
tin- lorrnnt wnrn
Impossible to see the ford thp horse
was given ris head.
So afrn. aro W(.9t M(.fa,a ot
-oblah nion" thnt It wait with re'iict -
,,. tl,0 Dingers opened Ihclr doors
1 Uno.i maklnii lunulrles It was f0un.i
that Itoulle was still two miles lU5t.! B'"d that 1.1, wire, was un. hlo to com
ant so nothing daunted tho Joiune ,on nc1c,mt of ,U'IM '" Wo ,re l""
was cnntlmiLMl As 111 luck would have ' tho '' !. ""' ,ook w h ,"' a ,nM,t' "
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11 iiiu tiuuKo was un iiiu uppusuu Bine-
f c r ie-r now swollen to twice
ta u ,, i(, ' Giving the horso Its
head, m often sundry .planning! and
much r .ido.lng. the- bank was reach-' "'""" ":u "" "'"" "' "cu """"" "u,
- In s My. A light was seen burn-l f00"'' n,,u,nl oni, ,,n, ')"? a,I"lc,fd
ing in a near-by house, which turned " eannlballsm. Their prlne pal se-ttlo-
uu. to bo the v lllige constables'. Af- me,lt ,8 ,now '" H,, ne",I,,llc of """
tcr routing out tho guard, which con.,,ll,raH'rw,1),c,c ,he,y. orm a l"l
slsted or a negro corporal and ono soil- J13" .t ll0 I""W on. Thoy III ro
tary private, tho situation was ex. a'" 'I'e'r original language nnd many
Plained. I l r I'eeaHar customs. Their Im-
',,',,. , 1 migration into Honduras dates bad:
Having fed nnd made my horso com- from nl)0ut , lejl he Url.Bh
fortablo for tho light tho private help Vnry of tll0 contlnlla, dBturbances
ed wash up tho few dishes and cooking w, llcll thcv occag,0ei,, transported
utensils. The corpora in the mean- ,i10m , a b0(, . from rvon.lnlca and St.
tlmo ha I ve-y thoughtfully paid a!Vncent so that now thero nro only
vl-.lt to the vlllago returning w I. n - few , 10 ,g,andg of West ,
number of garments, chief of which1 ,nca
was ono of his mother's skirts These) A rcMh , nt wng cJ
donned, bung only too glad to got lll0 ll0rge8 ,Jt.Ban t0 flRllt n8 t0
Into dry clothes. Uhirh nhnubi imv i.n lor. .i,.n
As Ilullcn and the carriers had not of fugur cauo tops, with tho rosult
arrived tho rrlvnto made tho rounds that my homo changed stalls with that
of tho vlllago and engaged tho services of Ilullcn, In dolng-whlch ho received
of Boveral men. Armed with lanterns n severo lasce ration lit his near hind
and ropes, theso walled on tho banks kg. I
of the river After what appeared an' After saving "Howdy" to the school
hour, Bullen and his men emerged children tho following, morning a
from tho forest nnd wero quickly haul-.sumptuous repast was nronared In
vii .in. "ism mo iiiuiiuy nunu,
At thn tlmo of our vlalttli vllliir
of llosallu conslstel of about twenty
grass huts nnd a population of somo
100 negroes, .lust prior to leaving
Itoscau wo hod taken tho pre'cautlor. to
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"" "l'" "" iniei;iir 111 juiiuu, wuu
gave us his card nnd n letter to the
nnimrnl nt n..nii.. 1,. n,A .,ff.t ih
onoof thotworoomsln the constnblo'a
"ouse was to be put ut our disposal
for the night, nml wo wero also to
ilave oxcluslvo usn of thn two t.o.in
Broomed nnd seemed nono tho worso
fr tho long nud tr)lng Journey of tho
previous day. After vn hearty break -
fast tho Jouinoy was continued to'Hattoii Hall, where lunch was taken
U icstervale whero lunch wan eiten
'"'der a grovo of coco-nut palms. Af-
'r a couplo of hours' rest ami a Bwlm
In the sea wo remained In tho snddlo
tho whole of that nftcrnoon and reach-
ed St, Mario bcforo dark. Hero tho
n.gni was spent at a Jesuit priests
St. Mario Is In tho heart of tho Ca-'of
rib country, nnd consisted of hrco
largo buildings tho church, tho
lirliint'il lwmiin nml thn nntrpn nnl.nM.
- -., .- ...w ....l-' wvin.w-
master's cottngo suiTouuded by n
numiiur ot mils. Tho qhurch is en-
tlroly built of wod and quite a large
blllldlllg for HO snarcnlv n nnniilntiiil
district, Tho priest's houso contained
two rooms and a po.ch. Ab Us owner jesta'o comprised about 1400 'acres, "A farmer's daughter onco wroto
wag awny, w0 had It nil to ourselves. 'mqst of which was planted out In' her name on nn ogg." "How Vo
Sleep was out of the question nnd ""Rar cano, cacao, coffeo. limes und'mantlcl What happened?" ''She was
vcr) much like prformIng a penanco, nutmegs, go that our staj, f only! married and tho mother of three
as tho bed consisted of several packing f'on. a botanical point of view, was children before that egg got out ot
cases of unoven bIzo nnd ships, cov most Interesting and enjoyable. cold Btorngc." Birmingham Age-
i-rea with a straw miitlresn. I Instead of returning 10 Rosoau vll Herald.
An PO row Kurniionna oi.ni- vlalta at
l Mnrle. a deputation of the leading
(0N ALL' TRIMMED HATS
i master, who was closely followed by
tho sexton nnd tho priest's cook, a
, buxom nogross, walled on us, and In
ivltcd us i Inspect tho church, which
'served also ns a school It was lato
In the nftcrnoon when we arrived, and
almost tlmo for tho, children to be dis
missed. As wo entered tho children
J stood nt attention and repeated very
solemnly theso words: "Good morning
Bars. Two songs wero men sung at-
lei -which tho school broke up.
Mary, tho schoolmasters sis
Mary, tho schoolmaster's sister of
forcd her services ns cook Having'
procured a couple of eggs apiece, sho
redly she left tho room tho contents
1. hca nnAfi.ll,, nnnMlnnml In ll.n In, ah
"eTe carefully consigned to tho buh.
J"st before retiring for tho night
Uio Carlb chief mid a surprise vhlt.
1 "" " ve-jmmuiu uuiik um umu
dressed In spoMess vvhlto and sjoko .1
1 Fre"ch uatoU h,ch Rt nrBt ll wa"
llmcult to understand Ho presented
1 MC "f UB wlth n licfVs egg and apolo-
Him The W llOlo VlllSCQ tuniml Ollt
. ,, . ,, , ,, . . 1
"nJ' 0H " was a uealltlfl1' moonlight
",sIlt' v, Bat uro,"'! n lare log flro
and llsteno I to Carib songs and musla
wnicn .110 e,ari ciiiers two eggs
which lilpr Droved to bo of uncnriiln
ago, rormeil tiio "plecd do resistance."
Mnry bvcmcil to havo broiighf nil hor
culinary skill to bear iiiori this spo-
rlul dish, bolloolng that thq honor
..t,l.i ,,u ii... ......i.... ii.. .. ..- ...
r'i i'iiii iuH"i nus wuriny
of her best efforts. Bo proud was she
Hint, onlv inniiip nini nr ..bin. i,
io bring us somo hot Water, coiil.l we
Iniliico her to leavo tho room. Direct-
!' her buck was turned tho dish was
emptied of Its damtorous conteniH into
whole being carefully dropped Into tho
nearest river ,
' A tlnoo hours' rldo brought us to.
Willi n Mr. MllSL'rave. He was tiro flrst.
white man wo had seen for three days,
Negroes woro dl. patched posthaa'e to
iho river, soon returning with a flno
"'ess of crajfleh, which, with other'0 ask jou how )ou earned your
delicacies, were much relished. A first thousand dollars." "Excuse.
fenuri riue tnrougn magniuccnt rorests,
made more beautiful by tho presence
tree ferns and blooming orchids
brought us to MclvU'o Hall, our des'.I
I I.lkn nil Analn Illfllnnn nnp lino
- - a. -........, .., hub, .
treated us most hospitably. Tho finest
' naming, uotn in river nnd'ln ocean,
woro Indulged iif, and carto blaneho
was given us to UbIi and t,hoot whon
ka,l'l whero wo pleased. Melville Hall
Itosallo anil Ht vfnrln. un aVI.fi..! l.n'
western flope of Mr. Diablo, jutting
p r win nigui wn mo manager of
ono of Cndbur) a estates. From hero
by easy B'ngos Uiiccanuer Covo was
1 cached, whero tho coasting stoimer
SHiy was boarded which carried us
back to Itoscau tho fol'owlng after
noon TRYING TO TAKE BIO EXPRESS
COMPANY AWAY FROM
NEW YOHK, Mnr. . Legal
proceedings are again pending In
tho Supremo Court of Now York
8tnlo In tho suit brought by somo
of thn stockholders of tho United
States KxprcEs Company to. take tho -lontrol
of the compnny out ot tho
hands of the family of tho late Sen
alw Thomas C. Piatt, recently de
ceased. Edward T. Piatt and Prank
II. Plnlt, sons of the Senator, nro
treasurer and counsel respectively ot
I the company. The stockholders who
object to tho Piatt control are ablo
to '"""'er a voting sl.cngth of moro
tnun ''""-of tho 100,000 shares ot,
ul "u,t"' uul n "vo-iuirus majority
,H required to call an election, nc-
rnrtliuir in inn mineinl inw iimln.
'.,, .. " ' , "" """
W"1,1" tllu compnny was Incorpor-
ated. This majority tho so-callort
minority stockholders have never
been nul to obtain, nnd the courts
llave u"ul "ir refused to grant their
petition for an examination of tho
N011, T1'e protesting stockholders
e-'iurgo mai unuer senator pialfs
management the affairs of the 10m-
. nal,y havo not been efficiently hnn?
"Why do jou refuse mo an Inter-
view, Mr. Gotrox? I only wanted
' '". uuog man; 1 (nought you
I wanted to know how 1 got that last
, million." Luiilsvlllo Courlcr-Jour-
"vnnt was tho greatest speech
over inndo In Co'iigrcKs?" "n you
mean the greatest ever delivered, I
uon 1 Know. Tno greatest ever
mtide, I wroto myself, but was tin
nblo to got tho SpenUcr's eje."
Tho state ml'ltln.wlli lm nin.ni ..n.
der the deiartment commander tf ro-
jsuiar army. 1
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