THE LAN6ST0N CITY HERALD.
BLAMOkL AND INDIAN TBRMfOKf
A citizen of Krebs recently killed a
Chinch bugs have made their appear
ance in tome Oklahoma field.
Carnon Itnll (Ircen linn been hound
oyer to the grand jur In I7ront coun
ty. Auditor Nichols sent out (5,000 clrcn
lar letter telling about the text book
Ardmore'a new flro bell will arrive
In a few days and then tho pistol shoot
ing will be stopped.
Somebody recently stole a mall pouch
from the depot platform at Stillwater,
and taking it to a ilcld near by, out it
open and rifled its contents.
The Wichita mountains, the place
where gold Is supposed to be contain
ed in measureless quantities, Is 2,500
feet hljfh, which in tho highest point
in tho two territories.
An Indian Territory hen ha laid a
peculiarly shaped egg that in some
thing llko a gourd with handle nnd
stem about three-quarters of nn inch
la length. Tho hen Is now enjoying
ft well-earned vacation.
Tho craze for cyclone caves has
pead to every section In Oklahoma,
kut when the pcoplo sought shelter in
them during the recent storms most
of them were found to have from one
to five feet of water in them.
Surveyors liavo bcun putting out
grado stakes from I'onea City to Hamp
ton's Mono quarries, and a switch wdl
be run out to tlicni. They are said to
be the finest, on the Santa Vo system
by experts who have been to inspect
Tho VA Iteuo mill will be closed two
months in order Hi place in position ma
chinery vihich will increase its capaci
ty to MO barrels of Hour a day. The
wheat trade will not be allowed to
languish during thU idle spell, as the
now clegator hah a storage capacity of
60,000 bushels, which is probably as
much aH the firm will bo offered dur
ing the short time it will bn in putting
Its new machinery in position.
The death of little Chandler liccves
at Chandler last week was one of tho
saddest events of the cyclone. Elgh
teen weary days he tossed in agony
from hi wounds, then the little fellow
went out in exhaustion. When the
house was overturned by the tornado
the hot stovo was thrown over upon
Chandler and his slsU:r Maggie. Tin
father made frantic efforts to savo his
children, but they were frightfully
burned before ho could rescue them.
Prompt and unremitting medical at
tention and all that the devoted love
Hot parents and friend could do waw
done for him, and his wounds were do
ing well, but his strength was not
great enough to withstand the pais he
had to endure.
Thu postmaster at Kingfisher tells
of Oklahoma's wonderful ozone a fol
lows: "When I came to Oklahoma ls
than foir years ago, I weighed only
173 pounds, now 1 weigh -10. My wife
weighed 143 pounds, now she weighs
193, notwithstanding she has Wen an
invalid most of thu time and has alto
been strictly dletetlcal. My eldest
daughter, who weighed K'7 pound
when Mia came with tho family, now
weighs 117. Her husband, who weigh
ed 120 pounds when ho came here,
now weighs 107. My second son when
be came here with the rest of tho fami
ly, weighed 130 pounds, now ho weighs
150. My second daughter, always In
clined to bo runtlsh, has gained but
two pounds. Our baby daughter less
than three years ago weighed 110
pounds, now she weighs HO."
It was tho unanimous sentiment of
the conyentlon of representatives fiom
Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas, which
met at Austin recently, in the interest
of lower freight rates to tho gulf, to
haye lower rates or build a rood from
Kansas to tho ssuthcrn seaboard.
From this time his should bo tho senti
ment and purpose of tho people of the
two states and tho territory of Okla
homa. This is a great factor in tho
agricultural and live stock interests of
tho northwest. Tho problem will be
solved in tho evolution of commerce; it
had just as well come now as later. Jt
is the great boon which the people,
who Inhabit tho vast country lying to
the north aiid west to the gulf, have
been battling for through the years,
and the timu is at hnud when the
prospect is bright for Its consuiuatlnu.
Wo must liavo cheaper rates to thu sea
board or go Into agricultural decay.
There nro reported to bo ".10 "women
of the half-world" at tho payment at
Thousands of head of cattle are being-shipped
from Toxas and unloaded
at Marlow, I. T.
Desperodo Hill Long, a member of
the old Diiun gang, Is in jail at Taw
nee. Ha was caught at Cleveland by
Deputy Sheriff Patton.
George Jlraos, an old timer in the
west, has a farm in Custer county
which ho is now publicly claiming Is
the best farm in Oklahoma.
A Pauls Valley a man has been ar
tested for having been criminally inti
muto with his three daughters, aged
SO, 17 and II.
Fourteen people in all lost their lives
in the Chandler Cyclone. Tho last mau
to ale was A. C. lilshop.
A largo checso factory has been es
tablished at the Herman Mlnnonite
settlement neap shelly, sixty-Ova miles
weatof CI Iteno.
Kdniond bus an ordinance prohibit
lag the use of the cemetery to drunken
i, uulass dad.
In al), nine bridges wcrtfdetroyed
In Logan county by the recent flood.
Eery modern eycavo in Oklahoma
should hare a 4raln pipe from the bot
tom. The new water-works well at Guth
rie cared la the other day and the city
is out 11,000.
3 A. II. Classen, the new receiver of
the Oklahoma City land office, la now
Guthrie made a ten-strike all over
the country by refusing aid from out
The cowboys now say that the Cot
tonwood valley at the site of Guthrie
was similarly Hooded in 1870.
There Is a crazy man at LI I'cno and
the boys get up imaginary foot races
with him and have him walk his head
W. S. Field of Oklahoma, it Is said,
will be appointed assistant eomntlv
aloncrof Indian affairs. Ten Indians
in Washington have Indorsed him
During tho recent high wnters In Ok
lahoma the Qnapaw river In Lincoln
county was a mllo wide nnd thirty feet
deep. All the bottom farm were de
stroyed. Slowly but surely It Is becoming Im
possible to use In Oklahoma the word
"cloud" with tacking "ominous" to It.
Why not call them all "ominous
clondsV" People who are now saying the
Guthrie flood accounts were exagger
ated were the very people who strode
around the streets and said that SOU
In tho Stillwater jail the grand jury I
visited a young man named Daughcrty. !
Ho jumped on one of the jurors, an ,
oiu Minn, nnmcu ami mgc, ami uiiock
cd him down. Daughcrty is now in a
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An Oklahoma editor makes mention
of a subscriber who dropped in to re
new his own paper and send three to
Pennsylvania relatives. Then in a
burst of gratitude he says: "May hi
wheat go .10 bushels to the acre."
In as great a catastrophe as the
Guthrie flood .seemed to be tho news
papers in the first account must judge
from appearances. And the appear
ances at Guthrie tho day after tho flood
Indicated that fully fifty people were
Hogs and cattlo command good pri
ces, wheat is going up nnd is already
at paying prices, corn i advancing,
everything the farmer has to sell com
mands, a pretty good figure, while
everything ho has to buy is cheap.
Why should not the farmer always bo
Archio Anderson of F.ntd has been
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notified by the adjutant-general that
ins name nas nccn inserted In tlie
army reglstei this year as one of the
three most distinguished students in
military science and tactics of tho
graduating class of the Missouri mili
In every Okla. town there Is a sys
tem of alarm for tho fire-bell. One
tap means first ward, two taps means
second wnrd. Yet there Is no case on
record where a man listened to the bell
and translated its code. The Kansan
simply rushes blindly out Into the
dark nnd follows the first running man
Tho recent copious rains makes the
wheat crop of Oklnlioma almost assur
ed, but tho farmers should not neglect
the corn, cotton and other crops; diver-
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the farm, then the failure of one crop
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UKiaimm-i is uoi uc any means a harp
of one string; when one string breaks,
she has many others she can play with.
A shooting affray occurred recently
on a claim just east of Oklahoma City,
between John Dinkins, occupant of the
laud, and Mr. Minks, a contestant for
the same property. Itoth had lived on
in. qunr.cr M-cuun nnui .aieiy, wnen .
Mink's house and all its contents were ,
burned. Since then he has lived in
town, but has some growing crop near ;
his former home. Keccntly a ho was
going to do some planting, Dinkins
forbid his return and shot hi in in the
hee.d and shoulder causing a dangerous
wound. Dinkins Is In jail.
One of the unique features of the eel-,
ebration of the completion of the
Hutchinson and Southern to Medford
will be a bachelors' parade. Over six- .
ty bachelors holding down claims in '
Grant county will present themselves
in proper uniform to the lnsses who j
may visit the city and let them know
what an opportunity there exists there
for those alliances which are tho na-
tural spheres of mankind. As tho pro- j
bate judge and county clerk will prob- '
ably ho in the parade the necessary '
papers can he furnished on thu spot,
Of course the parade will br that of
cavalry, as what would a body of bach-
elors do in a matter of infantry.
Towns llldi Taloga, away inland,
might be washed away and nothing
would be heard from them for a week, '
on account os tho high streams.
Chickasaw iiasn military company
forty strong, and application has been
made.to the War Department for rifles
to arm them with.
Perkins will hayo R nuw Catholic
The south wind in Oklahoma is real- ' ,,0,no late at night and climbs to her
ly a Gulf brecy.e. Dust merely taken hedroom window by means of a ladder, '
tho place of the salt. The wh.nl is the """"M 1,p v"ry careful her folks are
same. onto her.
Tho change In the governor's odlcc The Pone tity Milling company is
nnd In the United States marshal's of- erecting a.new elevator of 70,000 bush
will take place slmuntaueoiisly, els capacity.
Temple Houston has gone to Mem- Ths one store at Tohee was broken
phis with a roll of manuscript In his into the other night and n wagon load !
Inside pocket. of goods taken.
For the first time In the history of The nir-shlp Hint a Garlleld countj '
the territory that set of .Marine law man saw the other night was only a
began to ook natural, llg'.itnlng-bug which had lodged in his
Asa C. Sharp, of Maryland, formerly eye-brow,
of Kl Ileno, and son-in law of ex-Agent Oklahoma never hud a liner piuspecv
Day of the Wlnliltii agency, lias been for big cotton crop than this seasoi , i
appointed Indian agent of the I'onea, ami the acicuge, If not quite iloiW
Palate and Otoe agencies. ) that of any ojher vtar.
The Muskogee Jail contains 206 pris
oners. Farmers in tome parts of Oklahoma
are about through planting corn.
Six new mill arc running near Sa
pulpa, making lies for the Frisco.
Malt wilt bo put on the Hutchinson
and Southern from Med ford thy 10th
The machinery of the electric light
plant at Durnnt was put in operation
Five bridges at Kingfisher, valued at
about 33,000, were washed away during
When the Sapulpa' extension Is built
Oklahoma City will be within 110 miles
of coal fields.
Tom Tarrant proudly refused 81f0
for a horse the other day. And the
next day the horse died.
Two posses iccent started out fiom
Custer county Into the Caddo country
for horse thieves. They parted, met,
mistook one another and one man was
During April over 1 .1,000 head of cat
tle have been shipped to Mnrlow from
Texa and there are many thousands
moro to airive within tho next few
Okla. is going to rival Germany for
music some day. In all the papers
you will see .something about duets, I
quartets, octets, quintets, choral, or
nntorloand opera bonfTe societies.
A stranger walked Into Ldmond tho
other day with his head all knocked
out of shape. Hi' slid three men near
! Guthrie proceeded to pound his head
with rocks and without provocation,
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sea, I. T., iccently and escaped, were
found In the Creek Nation, near TuKa.
lie had left them at a farm house and
went on about two hours before. Mar
shals otipttired his horse.
P.l lEcuo's first High School com
mencement exercise will be held In tin
opera house on the evening of May 7.
The program will consist of oration
by the graduates and an address by
Prof. J. V. i'axton of the Territorial
University together with music fur
nished by the Ft. Iteno orchestra.
The special Grand Jury appointed to
look into tho alleged corrupt practices
in the handling of certain largo funds
by trust ofllcers, have recommended in
their report that thu department at
Washington continue the invetiga
lions. Till is taken as an indication
that the Grand Jury's findings wcro of
a serious nature.
At the lluiklin station, when the
wind was blowing so haul thai a mau j
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throat, a stranger looked across the
prairie at the dust that tilled the all
like a cloud and said: "What is land
worth out hercV" A bystander replied:
"Hell, man, land Is free out here fret
as the air. Hut after a man's been to
tho trouble of catching a loose quarter
section, thu trouble is to find a good
cool damp place to put It!" Which 1
an old story, but a very, good one.
April iMth was a typical storm day
In Oklnlioma. At 1'.' o'clock dark
clouds in tho west caused people to
take to their storm holes like shy prai
rie dogs. During the afternoon sever
al refreshing showers fell. At H o'clock
a terrific rain and wind storm set in,
accompanied by violent electrical dis
charges. For fix hours an electrical
; hliUcry ,M business in the heavens.
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Tho night wai
an appalling one; between the blind
ing nnd incessant lightning Hashes
nnd the parboiled wind, nervous per
sons enjoyed an unenjoyahle night.
Tho Greer county Sun says: "It Is
reported here that the Hunt boys ot
Mills county, Oklahoma, attempted
last week to drown a bov whom tliev
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still reinullinil tlimiilil. Willi., flu Iliriti
were riding along talking they came !
to a large deep hole of water, when one
ot thu n,lllt UOyS drew a gun on the
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rocks to the horso preparatory to i
throw them in the water an A sinking
them. Tackling a rock which was too '
heavy for him, tho other lowered his '
gun to assist him, when the boy put '
spurs to hli horse and left them They
followed him, shooting at him several
times, till the boy's horse In jumping
a ditch, fell and broke the boy's leg,
one of Hunt's horses falling at the
same time. The hoy scrambled to hi i
horse and went on, tho Hunt's still '
following till they came near a house, I
where they gave up the cliaso. The i
father of tho Hunts offered the hoy
S.V) and a horse to keep mum. Ofllcers
are searching for the Hunts.
The flood at Guthrlu probably never
occurred before. The Indians who
keep pretty close tab on such things, !
remember of 110 such delifge.
It is estimated that the recent Hood
at Guthrie did '.d.image to property to
the amount of S:'00,00. The damage
of the hantn IV railroad is said to ex-
The young ladv at I'urcell who iroes
OOOD SHORT STORIES FOR THE
a Srant'i BecretlveiieM Was Canfait
ay the Ortat Respontlhllltr Its Felt
fa tha Union Came KnfUmt AitnpU
Carrier rigivuti In Military flervlc.
Th Until of Tirumsrh.
OltTH at the peal
The hard earth
The dim woods, all
Bhono with their
Tet In those stem,
still lines, as
sailed, No eyo-ball
shrunk, no bosom quailed,
No foot was turned for flight;
But, thundering ns their foeman came.
Each rlfto flashed Its deadly flame.
A moment, then recoil and rout
With reeling horse and struggling
Confused that onset fair:
T3ut, rallying euch dark steed once
Like billows homo the low reefs o'er,
With foamy crests In nlr,
night on and over them they bore,
With gun and bayonet thrust before.
And swift swords brandished bare.
Then madly wn the confllet waged,
Then terribly red Slaughter msedl
How still Is yet yon dense morass
The bloody sun below!
Where'er yon chosen horsemen pass
There stirs no bough nor blade of
There moves no secret foci...
Sudden from tree and thicket green.
From trunk and mound nnd bushy
Sharp lightning flashed with Instant
A thousand death-bolts sung!
Like ripened fruit before tho blast,
Itlfler and horse to earth were cast,
Its miry roots among;
Then wild as If that earth were riven,
And, pour'd beneath the cope ot heav
en. All hell to upper nlr were given
One fearful whoop was rung....
Then loud the crash of arms arose.
As when two forest whirlwinds close;
Then filled all heaven their shout and
A !f tho forests on them fell!
I see, where swells the thickest fight.
With sword and hatchet brandlnh'
And rifles flashing sulphurous light
Through green leaves aleamlng rcd
I see a plume, now near, now far.
Now high, now low, like falling star
Wlrto waving o'er the tide ot war,
Where'er the onslaught's led....
Above the BtriiKKlIng storm I hear
A lofty voice the war-bands clieer
Still, as they quail with doubt or fear,
Tet loud nnd louder given
And. rnllylnK to the clarion cry.
With club nnd red nxe rnglng high,
And ahnrp knives shenthlng low,
Fast back ngnln, confusedly.
They drive the staggering foe.
Oen. flranl's hrrretlTrnt-M.
Gen. llornco Porter's "Campaigning
with Grant" takes up tho "Dash for
Petorsburs" In tho "Century." Gen.
Porter says concerning Gen. Grant's
After tho general had got some mllos
out on tho march from Cold Harbor, an
officer of rank joined him, and as they
rode ulong, began to explain a plan
which hetiad sketched providing for the
construction of nnother llneof lntrench
menti eomo distance In rear of the
lines then held by us, to be used In
case the army should at any time want
to fall back and move toward the
James, and should bo attacked while
withdrawing. The general kept on
smoking his clgnr, listened to the pro
position for a time, nnd then quietly
remarked to tho astonished officer:
The army has already pulled out from
tho enemy's trout, nnd is now on its
march to the James."
This ia mentioned na an instnnco of
how well his secrets could bo kept. He
had never been n secretive man until
the positions of responsibility In which
he woe placed compelledl him to bo
chary In giving expression to his opin
ions and purposes. Ho then learned
the forco of tho philosopher's maxim
that "the unspoken word Is a sword In
the ecnbbard, while tho Bpokon word is
a eword In the hand ot one's enemy."
In tho field there were constant visitors
to tho camp, ready to circulate care
lessly any intimations of the command
er's movements, at tho risk of having
such valuablo Information reach the
enemy. Any encouraging expression
.given to an applicant for favors wns
apt to be tortured Into a promise, and
the general naturally becamo guarded
In his Intercourse. When questioned be
yond tho bounds of propriety his lips
closed like n vise, and tho obtruding
party was left to supply all tho sub
Tbeso circumstances proclaimed him
a man who studied t'o be uncommuni
cative, and gavo him a reputation for
reservo which could not fairly be at
tributed to him. ilo was called tho
"American Sphinx," "Ulysses the Si
lent," nnd tho "Great Unspeakable,"
and was popularly supposed to move
about with scaled lips. It Is true that
he had no "small talk" Introduced
merely for tho snko of talking, and
many a ono will recollect tho embar
rassment of a 11 rut encojinter with him
resulting from thlu fact; but while,
llko Shakspenre'fl soldier, ho never
wore his dagger In his mouth, yet In
talking to a small circle of friends up
on matters which ho had given special
consideration, his conversation wna so
thoughtful, philosophical', and original
that he fascinated all who listened to
Military Carrier IMaanni.
From the Now York World: Follow
ing in tho footsteps ot all the other
European governments, Kngland has
arranged for the use of carrier pigeons
in the army. In timu of war it is urged
thtat these swift carriers of the air
caa.be used when railway, telegraph,
messengers and other usual means are
cut off, and pigeon lofts will be estab
lished at sultftblo place, where thoy
will prove most effective. In the be
ginning England will havobut few
birds, but moro will be added as time
nnd monoy will permit. Germany has
the most complete carrier pigeon serv
ice of any country In tho world. There '
Is hardly a town of any Importance In
tho German empire that has not n pig
eon loft, nnd the German emporer an
nually distributes numerous prUea for
long and rapid flights. The annual ap
propriation for the pigeons In tho army
budget is about $6,000.
France has moro birds than Oermany
and ayenda 2 0,000 a year In maintain
ing ttt in, but they am not so well
distributed. There are score ef priv
ate toft! Germany tfkat wttl t M )
servlco of tho gocrnment In tlmo of
need. Franco learned the value of
pigeons during tho elego of Paris, when
they were used to convey messages to
the eat of government at Tours. Near
fifty messages wero successfully dis
patched during the siege, and since
then the value of tho pigeons has not
been questioned. It seems that carrier
pigeons nro not able to mnke tho speed
that Is popularly supposed. German
experts say that tho average pigeon can
fly thirty-five miles an hour and not
Man Is not tho only animal who car
rlcs on his warfare by means of organ
Ized bands and calls in the forces ot
nature to assist him. Tho German nat
uralist and traveler Drehm witnessed
In Central Africa fights that wcro con
ducted In as orderly a manner as If
tho warriors had been really mon In
stead ot only somewhat like them la
form, says the Youth's Compnnlon.
The actors In tho play were baboons
and their enemies were In one ease the
traveler's dogs, though the baboons
were ready to fight with any creature
thnt attacked them, man only excepted,
and he owed his exemption solely to
tho fact that tho baboons could not
often gain a point of vantage.
The naturalist himself was once
stoned out of a pass In a very few min
utes by these creatures, who sprang
upon ledges nnd stones, looked down
for a few moments on the valley, growl
ing, snarling, and screaming, and then
began to roll down stones with so
much vigor and adoitness that the in
truders took to flight. Tho baboons
evidently knew thu valuo of co-opcra-tlon,
for tho naturalists saw two of
thorn combine their efforts in order to
set a particularly heavy stono rolling.
Ono monkey, bent on making the most
of his mlsalle, was seen to carry a stono
up a tree that he might hurl It with
On tho occasion when tho dogs at
tacked tho baboons tho baboons wcro
crosslnga valley, and, as usual during
a march, the females and young wcro
In tho center, tho males heading the
column and biinglng up the rear. As
tho dogs rushed upon thorn ouly the
females took to flight.
The males turned and faced the en
emy, growling, beating tho ground
with their hands, and opening their
mouths wide so as in show their glitter
ing teeth. They looked so flerco and
malicious that tho dog3 Arab grey
hounds, accustomed to fight successful
ly with hyenas nnd other beasts of prey
shrank back. Dy tho tlmo they wero
encouraged to renew tho attack tho
wholo herd had made Its way, covered
by the rear guard, to tho rocks, ono
fi-months-old monkey nlono excepted.
This llttio monkey sat on a rock, sur
rounded by tho dogs, but ho was not
long left In his perilous position. An
old baboon stepped from a cliff near by,
advanced toward tho dogs, keeping
them In check by threatening gestures
nnd sounds, picked up the baby monk
ey and carried It to a placo of safety
on the cliff, whlio tho wholo crowd of
baboons watched tho act of heroism
and shouted their battlccry.
Two of (Irani'- Anrc.lnt-. I
In tho Century Gen. Horace Porter
gives tho following anecdotes that wcro
related by Urant at tho headquarters
"I was with Gen. Taylor's command
In Mexico when ho not only failed to '
recolvo re-enforcements but found that
nearly all his regulars wcro to be sent
away from him to Join Gen. Scott. Tay
lor was apt to bo a llttio absentmlnded '
when absorbed In any perploxlng prob- '
lem, nnd tho morning ho received th .
discouraging news ho sat down to I
breakfast in a brown study, poured out I
a cup of coffee, and, Instead of puttlns
In tho bugar, ho reached out nnd got I
hold of the mustard pot and stirred
half a dozen spoonfuls of Its contents ,
Into tho coffee. Ho didn't realize what i
he hnd dono till ho took a mouthful,
and then ho broke out In a towering
"Wo learned something at Shlloh
about tho way In which the reports ol
losses are sometimes exaggerated In
battle. At tho clone of tho first day's ,
tight Sherman met a colonel of one ol
his regiments with only about 100 of I
his soldiers n ranks and said to him i
'Why, whero nro your men?' Tho col
onel cast his eyes sadly along the line, j
wiped a tear from his cheek and ie- .
piled In a whimpering voice: 'We went
in 800 strong and that'H all that's left '
of us.' 'You don't toll mcl' exclaimed ,
Sherman, beginning to bo deeply af
fected by tho fearful result of tho car- i
nago! 'Yes,' said tho colonel, 'tht ,
rebs appeared to have a special spit
agalnnt us.' Sherman passed along
some hours afterward, when the com
itwv MUiito nun naiil, v tlVll ill" V.UIU'
mlssary was Issuing rations, nnd found '
that the colonel's men wcro returnlns
on the run from under the bank of the .
rher. whero they had taken Hhelter !
from the firing, and In a few minute,
nearly all of the lost 700 had returned
and were boiling coffee and eating a
hearty meal, with tin appetite that
showed they wcro still ery much
Hint it ltd HU -4miiii.
In tho reminiscences ot Geu. Sir Hv
olyn Wood, himself a bravo Kngllsk
boldlor, a touching Instanco of couragi i
and Kolf-sacrlllco Is given, says an ox- '
change. Ono Juno day In 18SS a detach.
nicitt of English marines waa crosalni
tho Woroiuow road under fire from tkt
Husslan batteries. All of tho mor
leached shelter In tho tienches excep'
a seaman, John Hlowitt. As ho wai
Tunning n terrific roar was heard. 1 1 It
mates know tho volco of a lingo cannon
tho tonor of the army, and ycllod:
"Jwk out! It U Whistling Dick!"
Hut at tho moment Dlcwltt wai
struck by the enormous mam ot iron
on tho knees and thrown to tho ground
He called to his social ehum:
"Oh, Welch, savn mo!"
Tho fuse was hissing? but Stephen
Weliyh ran out of tho trenches and, when they heard what was In the wag
seizing tiiu great tJiell, tried to roll it on would not hire their horses for loyo
off of hit comrade. or money. The school ha been closed
It exploded with such terrific fprco until tho wagon Is hauled away and
that not nn atom of tho bodies of niew-,,tho ,noln l,mld cltirens aro afraid, thn
lit or Welch was found. Even In tint''0" wllt uc blown away beforo tha
time, when each hour had its excite- nltro-glycerine la ronioycd.
men! thlst ilepil of hnrnlnm aHn-Mil Hip' "" " - '
, . . . ... ......... ...
wholo English araiy. One of tho oL,
cein searched out Welch's old mothO' ,nnle Murphy and Philip Jiidklus,
lu her poor home and undertook her w three weeks pievlously were or
aupaort wlille tiho lived, and the Rtory dluary miners lu Cripple Oreek, lme
of UU death helped hU comrade to no- l(1t shipped two car loads of ore,
bier ooaoeptiona of a Midler's duty, .vbicb turned out I1C0.O00 la void.
CLEVER MAN INDEED.
ARRESTED BECAUSE HE WORE
A TELLTALE OLOVE.
Prank Cunningham's Ment Miration Dili
to William rinkrrtnirn Knowledge of
a Mltoliig Flngrr llogiin Telfgrsm
anil a Trlrplinno .SrVMMgn (let tlnmril
ij 1LL1AM Plnkcrton,
of Chicago, jeceiv
ed a letter Inform
ing him that, large
ly through tho In
strumentality of his
the police official!
of Cnrllnvltle, had
worked up a good
enso ngalnst nn nl-
leged forger and
Lewis Carson Is ono of thn names
tall, good-looking individual gavo
when arrested In Cnrllnvlllo soins
tlmo ago. Ho Is n clever swindler and
has operated widely. About two weeks
ago a bank of that placo received a
telegram purporting to como from
Springfield, over tho signature of the
cnshlor of a bank in tho capital city.
It told tho Carllnvlllo people to let
Lewis Carson have $210. The next day,
according to the bankers, tho nlleged
Carson entered, dressed In tho height
ot fashion. He wore four-button gloves
when ho appeared In tho bank, but ro
moved only ono. When ho asked to get
his money tho cashier said tho bank
would have to verify the telegram.
"How long will it take?" Inquired
tho visitor, calmly.
"Not long," answered tho cashier.
"Then hurry It up."
A telephone messago from tho Spring
field bank Informed them that tho tele
gram was a forgery. Mcanwhllo Cnr
son had vacated the picmlses, but was
soon afterward nrrestcd In a near-by
Mr. Plnkcrton, upon reading a no
tlco of tho arrest, said ho thought he
knew Carson to be a "Frank Cunning
ham," who had a record. Tho fact that
tho man kept ono glovo on caused Mr.
Pinkerton to think that tho young man
was simply hiding tho stump of hit
finger, knowing It would bo a sure
means of Identification In caso lilt
crime, was discovered, nnd Mr. Plnkcr
ton remembered that tbo Cunningham
of his memory had lost that linger. Hy
request a description was forwarded to
Mr. Pinkerton and by return mall ho
sent a picture of Cunningham. Accord
ing to tho letter received from tho
sheriff who made tho arrest tho prison
er admitted himself to be the original
of tho photograph and confessed to hav
ing operated extensively throughout tho
west. Another of tho young man'a
aliases is "W. S. Fox," and according
to Jilm ho Is a telegraph operator and
a newspaper man and has a near rela
tIvoln tho state legislature of Illinois.
Ho has now been Identified by other
firms nnd by arrajing the combined
evidences of his mlsdceda beforo a
court It Is expected that a strong case
will bo made against him.
LIVING MUMMY IN P.ARIS.
I'll) Irion-of At'H.lrmjr r .Mcill, nr V.
Hiiilnn xn i:tlritiir.lliiiry Crvuturr.
The Academy of Medicine In Paris Is
Just now studying t-o of tho most cx
traordlnniy, human beings who have
ever been born Into this world, says the
New York Herald. Ho Is known as
tho man mummy, and one glance nt his
ghastly face and body shows that lie
deserves' the title. This phenomenal
being Is name Castagua, anil, accord
ing to tho eh II register of Paris, he is
now 28 ears old. He Is about four feet
high and weighs only forty-threu
pounds. lCvcu with his clothes on ho
Is a most singular looking object a
veritable lusus naturae. His forehead
is large, and over It Is slretehed a thick
covering of paichineut-liko skin. His
eyes, tho muscles of which arc alio-
. , . . . ,
phlel1' 'U'eMf",,t:: ro"n,l ""' Inr, '.'
"'"" "u "'" V " h"fc ""'""'
"ohP' too rem iida ono of such birds
" .. L , rv , , T''
mt,u !" "!f" fu'v?' .1",.. forin nf n
beak, drooping In this fashion over a
I mouth in which tho teeth ran always
. be seen, set together as though In a
grimace. Altogether tho head and fno;
i arc so uncanny and so horrlhlo that It
, is impoKslble to set down anything llko
a vivid description of them on paper,
i Ills arina and legs are Inconceivably
thin and slender. Hones nnd nerves aro
nrcFsed clono acalnst each other and
tho tight skin holds them together as
though It wero n sheath of India rub-
her. The wholo body Is indeed a mr.i
clo of frailness and meagcrncss, and
(ho wonder Is that a good puff of wlni'
toes not blow It away.
A Whole Town III Terror.
The Inhabitants of Sprlngdalo, Pa.,
, arc very much excited for fear of the
town being blown nway by an explo
sion. Tho othor morning a heavllv
loaded' wagon of nltro-glycorlno wai
being hauled through tho town when
tho horses stalled In front of tho school
I house. Every owner of n horso In town
, was asked to hire his team to nsslst in
hauling the'deadly exploslvo nway, but
iiown ami V.
Posts planted in the earth tipper end
lown last much longer than thoss
planted In the position in which tha
tree grew. m
Every publlo school in Paris has a
restaurant where meals are gratuitous
ly served to pupils too poor to pay for
A constant guest Is never welcomed.
A good bargain is n pick-purse.
When a friend asks, there is no to
morrow. Oklahoma's loss by water and ey
ilones far this year is about 5300,000.
I never ued co quick a cum as I'iso'
Cure for Coti'iimptioii. .1. I. Palmer,.
lJox 1171, Seattle. Wuli Nov. ttl, 1805.
An effort Is making to have tha
members of the school board In lloston
appointed by tho mayor, two of tho
seven members to bo women. The
women of lloston oppose tho measure
as a curtailment of their suffrage pilv
liege. T. ft. NOUTII Fiirnltnri. Carpet Co..
Kansas L'ltr. Mo. Send 10c. In stamps for J
paeo catalogue. Wo nlnays lny the Irclgnu
I Wo all expect too much help from
To Cnr CoiMtlp-tlnn Forever.
TakaCii'rnrets CnutlvCntlmrtlc 10c ort&O.
It C C. C. tall to cure, drucKlsts refund mono.
The agricultural department at
Washington has been advised of tha
! depredations of a kidney worm which
j has attacked tho razor back' hogs.
Mrs Guild, an American, has been
commissioned by tho German govern
ment to execute two ttntuc represent
I ing the post and tho telegraph to be
placed on tho new goncral postoffice In
Eating rich and hearty food, sweeU and fats In
winter, cloe confln-ment and breathing vitiated
air In offlce, store, shop, house, factor; or school
room, necesa- "-". A rlly makes ths
blood Impure, I ClKG nd eruptions,
bolls, pimple-, humeri, ars the result. Dltsl
nesi, Indlg-stlon and many other troublis ars
nho caused by Impure blood.
Is the best In fact the Ono True Tllood rurlnsr.
rlOOU S fills biliousness. U cents.
ccr 2 C-3J 1:
tweon vnn .'5
-'""- iv rji . .iM
tressinp; ef- ' !'
fects of the heat. M i '
cools the blood,
tones t'.ie stom
the body, fully
satisfies the thirst.
drink of the high
est medicinal value.
Ttt cuiiM r. Him c , run.
WILL KEEP YOU DRY.
h Don't be foolej Willi am icklntosh
tHr orrubhercott. If ouuanUcn.il
3SV tint will kep uu dry In the turd-
5Ti est itorm buy th nh Drni
2S Slicker. If not for tale In our
3BPJ town, write for caUlocue to
irV A. J.TOWCR.Hnton.AUn.
Are tli on! j rr rtlns rlflf s with
S0LI0 TOP, SIDF. EJLCTION and
Mr. Milan riRC arms company,
New llmcii, Conn.
t' lllc J for unnnlurkt
Irrlulluni 'or iikcraliona
vt m no ohm nirinlirinAi.
THECmsCHCVICiLCo. Knl or rul.oaoui.
raiuiiM, a n (I nui twin-
Mold by llrnrsUU,
or int In lln wrtrr,
or fxpren, prrpi. fat
Clriular tent va reqtiMl.
ENSIONS. PATENTS. CLAIMS.
JOHN W. MORRIS, WASHINGTON. 0. a
L4M rrlitll Sitnlair U I. Ni.Ih Sinn.
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on, IMA ,V fr.till lnt
ru. -ini;o loon ir.
f'.l.lniniii millM fl.
ATKIIl.NMli, KANSAS, CITY, MO.
BetHiougli Sirup. Tmiies (food, MH
In tlmo. Sola br iirmiiilm MB
1 W. N.U.-WICH1TA.-NO. 1Q.-17.
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