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STftAHGE DEM IK
Wonderful Plants and Animals of
THE CACTUS'S MANY FORMS
A Porest That Actually Travels
and Animals That Never
Took a Drink.
"The iflo'.ation of the desert lowlands of
L,ower California. c.mblned wlth aHerna
tlons of lon?-.ontinued drouths and heavy
ralns. han resulted in the <levolopment of
the richest and moft extraordinary desert
flora ln th" world." says K. vF. Xelson in
"The National OoOgraphR Magazine."
"CactuJie.s of many klnds ahound. vary
Jng from glants standlng with masslve,
fltited trURkfl fifty to BtXty feet tall to
little straKgling-stemmed apedefl too weak
to hold themselvca upright. The fruit of
many of these caotuscs ls ediblo and much
Bought for by birds and mammals. They
were once one of the main crops of tho
Tndiane who lived in thi? arid region. The
cactus forcsts often lonn thorny jUngkM
through whleh lt ls ImpoaMble to pass.
"After months amonc these thorny plants
we supposed we had seen them in all their
eccentrle varlations of form. One morn?
lng. BflOwever. whlle crossing the Llaflo de
Yrais. in front of Magdalcna Bay, I rode
out from a dcnse growth of DUBhea Into
an open area and pulled up my horse in
amazemont at sight of the most extraor?
dinary of them all Before me was a
i-reat bed of th" creeplng devil cactus,
which appearcd like a swarm of glgantle j
cederplllarfl creeplng in all directlons I
These plants actually travel away from
the eotnmcn eentre of th* group. and i Baur
manv fltagle Beetlona twenty or thlrty
yarda away from the others. The part
of the stem restlng on the ground aeada
down raotlete. and the older stems die ln
the rear at about thr same rate aa they
grow in front. so they alowly mova away
from Ihe eohmy aeroea the flats where
?Another most remarkable plant la th"
elepnant wood (Vtatchia dlacolor), wh^h
like the cirio. is connnrd 10 the nvddle
rarts of the pealneular, bul oecura aiso
,n Cedroa Waad. it la a eu*rkma droprJcal
apoeartag tree. from three to ata f?*ct
hlgh, wlth a trunk measur.ng a foot or
two ln diameter at the baaa and sr-nd:ns
OUI thlek, wide-sprea.llng. COfltOTted
branchea. Both trunk and branchee are
covered wlth a smootb-skinned bark lytnfl
in thlck folds and curves. as though much
- \? |n rtmllar arid areas of the extr-me
eeuthweotern rmted Btatea, the plate of
Lower California ordlnarlly abound with
small desert mammals. BUCh as rabbits.
pocket mico. kangaroo ratt and others
uurmg loiJg-corrtJrmed dty pflrtoae eaal
numbers of theae small mammals perloh
of atarvatloa. owtog to the feflure of the
nnaaurr crops of gucculeat and aeed
bearing b^rbage: but after two or three
4-ea-B Of renewed ratnfall and abundant
,.ipot life the desert BgalB swarms wlth
oountless numbera of these small folk.
?A large number of tho smaller klnds
of desert mammals never <lrlnk water
They live and thrlve o? <1ry aeedfl and
fcraps Of veaetatlon la P'acee where the
heat and aridity ar- exceaalve wlthout
ever touchlnjf thelr Itpa to water. and lt
has even been found impossible to teaeh
nome of them to take water in captivity.
Apparently they never know thtrst or the
deiight of quenehlng it
"Large. desert mammals, BUCH as rabbits
and deer. alao obtaln aufllcient moisture
bv eedhafl th" aucculcnt partB of certain
plants they know how to find.
"I have come repeatedly u? solitary wat?
er holes. in the hottest woather, u. long
mareh from any other water, and found
the loose carth about their borders un.iis
turbed by tracks except thoso of birds.
whi'.e wlthln a few rods were tracks where
wandering deer and rabbits had fed day
atter day with absolute indifference to tho
t.roximlty of water The ablllty to do
wlthout water on tho dl-sert appeara to
ne peculiar to rodents and other herblvo
rous mammals. since we found no slgns of
carnivorous specice fer from accessible
?The flrst mountaln sheep di'covered in
Ameriea were those. i?corded ln the eartyj
writlngs of the Ppanish misslonarlcs from j
T.ower California- There ?re numerous
Bpe-iea of mountaln sheep ln the moun
talns in the northern part of the pen'.nsula.
Here the summer temperaturea are com
monly much more than IM degreea
Fahrenheit in the shade, and the arid
mountaln slopta have a scanty growth of
caetueea, yuecaa, fouquleTafl and other
Bttictly desert plants. Those sheep com
monly go to water when availahle ln the
hot, dry aummers. but are able to enlet
for consid.-rable periods, even In hot Weath
?r, on the RRdeture obtalned from the
fie-hy visnaga cactus. the tender flow.-ra
and flower stalks of agaves and yuccas
aad from other amter-etortng desert plants.
? In eddltloa to the mammals alrea.ly
m?.nt;oi,rd wtldcatB, badgers, spotted
Fkunks r:i"""<ns, coyotes and a kind of
f.,\ mnke their bOflMfl on the desert.
?Tho gpotted :-k"iik. or h] dropt.obia
eknak, as it le commonly cailed, is most
ahundant in the <-xtreme south'-in end of
Ihe p'Tlnv.iia. where lt Ls looked upon with
fear nnd abhorrance, owing to its hablt of
bltlng people in th" face Whlla tbey aie
>' \\x'% on the iround and thc reputed
i-ommonly lesulting d.;.th of the victim by
rabi?s. The fear of theaa animals extends
throughout the perdaaula, and we were
warr.ed of the danger from them when we
were prcpar "c for the trip.
?nn ,-it Martlfl bland, n*?ar San Quintin,
in Julj. we found many crmorants breed
ing, with BOflBO families of young in the
n*-.-ts Whil" we w.mdered over the lalaad
ajaj were aroompanled by a low flylng aa
cort of Weetera guiis.
"*Ah"ne\e: a f.umorant, alarmed by our
hj.pr-.'nch. flew away. the gulls awooped
.-..an en th" <\p'-sen eggs und at*> them at
onee; or. !f we were too near, each g'dl
I'.inRfbted -m e*.'s <>n ita beak and llew away.
riralnlng th<. "-ntents as lt went. On two
,.rr.;.\on% I Mw gulls allght. on nests and
tilm!" plck up young cormorants weighlng
?five 01 slx oun'"^ ea?h. and awallOW them
t-i.tlro. the hehjflOeaa vlctlma b-ing swallowed
he..n fonfRanei. Ihelr feet waving despair
Ingly from the giillii' wldely snread beaks
na they dlsappe^tred.
"Whlle at La Grulla meadow, ln the Ran
|Ydro Martlf Mountalns, we were fortunate
enGUgh to BBeajM our lirst .alif.-rni.i eondor,
a huge bn.l. Bojnetlmes measuring nearly
eleven feet aeroa' its outspread wlngs. \Ve
afterward aaw others and ha.l B m<>st en
Joyabie exiMiience watehlng a dozen or
more ef them ln superl. fllght as thay swept
* l.u<-k and fortJl flBBBf the plne foreat or
soared up ar*d jMeppoarerl ln the blue fky.
When theaa blrda wer,- paiddag ea a dead
tree the lurka) baunflBjdJe aear them looked
"The aatlvea formerly cut off the large
lullov: Baeea of the uuill feathers of theae
glgantle blrda and, fittlng them wlth stop
Barra, uwsd thern for carylni; tlne gold at the
i .1 m
"Pop tell me aeane connndrums."
-Conundruma? Why, I don't know n
< utitii druma, my son."
?ui, s,s, \ou do! I l.'-ard mother ti
? ..? Mary the other day that vou keep ber
gutiMing most oi ii" iitn-."- I'uck.
'?Vou can't aee tiie leadlng lady now; bIic
1k burv Jn tbe dreasing room."
"I* ahe < hanglng her costume for the
x\<\t aet?" _i ._
"JVo, thlB is an Ibaen play. fibc la mere
'*ut.ttRJfclnj:.up hjtrt mjlnd-'/?.Varlcty Llfe. .
MLLE. GABY DESLYS.
The famoua European comedienne. who la coming to New York thia fal
CtTaderwood a> Cuflei aood.)
Women Now Follow What Was
Once the Sport of Kings.
This summer thara has l^en a BOtlccable
revtval of ona of the moal popular ai
of other daya?archery. lrnllke many *>th
e's, it is r.ot oonflned alone to mon; women
tako H leadlng part ln it and thoroughly
en.ioy it. Archery haa had a sort of up
and-iiown career in this country in reeent
years. but i's entbttaiaatlc followere finniy
believa that the day i- not far dlaUUlt when
it will have a declded boom nnd np.ain
take its an* lent poaition a? a loading open- '
AVomen have played nn important part
in th." history of archery ns a sport, and it
Ib hinhly reeommended for them. ln days
gone by. ln the harems of the Shahs of '
Persia. archery was n favorite amusemont
to while away tlie dull hours. Kspeclally
handsome equipments were mad" for the
contestants of the harems, and tha valUB
ble toya flgured as gifts between monarcha.
Hlatory aaya that "in ftba the Dutch Eaat
Indla Company flattered the Kmperor of
reylon wlth two Pendan b..?vs. ? ith thoir
arrows and qulvera rlchly adorned."
Queea Elizabeth. ln her yoiinger daya,
was a aplendid areher. holdinK her own with
tha hest iu Europe. Another queen who
could draw the how with telltng eff'ct Waa
Marsaret "f Anjou, who has the credit of
kiiling a door. whii- travelllng in Bcotland,
with a broad arrow, The latter spovies of
arro?v Is known BB the "war alTOW." Qik on
Victoria was one of thos-- whu "ncouraged
tho spr.it for women, even aft? r she grew
too old to practlse hersolf. Bha was ;n
scribe.l on the archor rolla, an.l sho ap
polntol a kfaater of Arch*ry among her
hous'hold ofricers, an ofBca that hau n.-ver
been heard of before her tlme.
Hut the arcpers of to-day are far in
ferlor to tholr forrfathers in the matter of
acouracy and <listance. Many <>f the deeda
aecomplished by th" bowrnen of tho past
are almost lncredlblo. Prohably the most
famous archer and Bdvocate of the sport
was Henry VII of England. Ho mado it a
gpectal point to encourage tho men and
women of hls country to perfect thamaelvea
in the use of tho weapon that had mada
them nuurtera at Crecy and Poltteru.
The most notahle fcat of tCing- Henry
Witli the how OCCUrred at the> hlatoric
meetlng on the FVld ?'f the Cloth of Oold
between hlmsolf and Klng Prancla of
Prance. Hhrtortana vary in tbelr accounta
of the archery match. some saylng that
Klng Franda was too poHte to win, so
aiiowed his opponent to acore the greater
number of polnta Tiie Engliah Klng hlt
the centre of the tarc. aeveral tlmei
at a distanfico of S4^> yHr<!s. Hl?tnry aaya
ho ghot wlth accuraoy and foree elghl
ynrds ftirthT than tho preaenl Ampr1e,in
Ohamplen sent th* arrow at all in th- 1110
tournament- "whereat tho French mon
arch wag grently aurprlaed, and compll
mented his rlval for arohiry h-iiiors In the
Archery was never what ono would eon
sider a great lnstittition ln Kngland untll
the trlumph of Wllllam the lonqueror.
The deadly effauttvenMa of the urrow wag
1 abowa not only when small Engliflh ar
mles defeeted opposins forcea <>f vaetly
greater alse. aa al P. itlcrs andCrecy. but in
Ibblr owrrcivil wara rrodiglous feata of
ahootlng wlth the bow and arrow hto given
tho Ind'.ans of Floridfl. by the Kreneh. F.nc
Ilflh and Pranlnh wrifrs. Thev were r?
puted to be the strongest archers ln North
Amenca. They used reod arrows wlth
small flint hca.is.
Ono ean a'most trust iho Hiinese to put
everythlng to nn nnexpe.ted use. They
uaed to s-hoot nrrows that hnd n ronnded.
hardwnod hond, 1n whi. h holes were bor*-d.
gnd as theso |oTB through t:i" alr thev
made a whlatllng nolee. hignly u*efui for
sipnalllni;. Whether tho boles in the ar
rn\t-n wer" of dilferent ?c^f-u. AO tiiat a regi
ment in dlacbarglng its waapona wouM
play a t m< ful dirge for th" eiiom". I" not
Btnted by the I'hlnese hisforlans. bul lt la
not at all unllkely. Th"1r nrrowa were
Bometlmea hollowed out, and written mee
^ng.-s placed in them to he sho? to frlends
in besier-d towns.
The modern word "artillery" oriplnaliy
had nothiiifl- to do with the artlcUs of war
fare eoanected with !t t?-*iay. but waa
apj.lled t>. bOWB ai.d arrows. As late ?*
yi:een Eilsabeth'fl day tha bow and arrow
woro gie.-.t Btandbya ln Kngland. and she
once epoke oi th? m as "Ood'fl apeclal glft
|a the naiion." Th" mont femoUfl book
evr written on archery was the "Toao
pbilus," bv Hoger As"h?m, tutot of Oood
t^i|flV*n Bess, ard a llrm bellever in the bow
for sport and war.
Wornen in s'%eral of thc cities of this
country have orgardaed archery cluha, an?i
they Hnd the aport more ,-ntortMinitig as
thev beeotne more cx|>ert. KngllSh WOBten
ha\e oever roniiy dropped tbe pastlma.
COlonel Robert VVUIIama, ot Washington,
li.-i'iity Ceninuuatoner of liiternal Affair.*.
was the Unlted States champlon In i>^,
when ho won, wlth a remarkaMe acore of
:??-. ? it of a poaelble l.'M*. an.l was also
champlon of lJ-x; aad rteg, Hjj two daugh
t. is, Mt*. C, II lioekwood arid Mlflfl J. K.
Wllllame, are ezcellenl sh-'s, end bold
aevaral recorda with the bow, Aroherv,
besidea betng an en.jo.iahlo f|>on. is an ex
... ilent exerdee for women. This la one of
Ihe reasons Queen EUflebeth reioinm*ndod
lt bo hlghly.
'i he prophecy of the prealdent ol tho Rub.
ber Bxhlbltlon, held at the Agrlcultural
Hall, tiiat tiie tlme wlll Boon come when
the prlce of rubber would be low eoough to
make r:i.iM>i pavlag an aceompllBhed ra*-t
in the atreete of i.ondon. la exeelleni hear
ing. Whenerer one comea acrore one or
other of tbe few apeclmena of rubber pev
irin whlch are t<? ba found at preaent ln thc
in. ii.ipoiis, one experlencea a sense of
grateful r.-lief. But up 1111 now a wid.tr
uae of this materlal for auch a purpoae haa
been prohiblted by the queation <*f expeaee,
although it hai heen thoroughly recognlaed
lhal aa a Bubatltute for tlu- ordlnary ma
terlalu uaed 11 ? paving lha atreeta, rubber
offera cnormoua attractlona If lt .-ould ba
employed In larg:. quantltiea in <ertaJn lo
calltlee, London, one Imaglnee, would be a
happler plaea, roi there is no doubi that,
.-.- th|ng are, tha Inereaae of traffic must
i .? gttended wlth Inereaae of nolae, and
that, though Ixindonera may becoma dulled,
bv palnfui hai.tt. to the ceaaeleaa roar, the
nerws ,-f the communlty are certalnly, i rea
lf unconactoualy, In a state ol t, runon. At
the same tlme? however, we trust that the
evll wlll not now be allowed to go un
checked aimply beeauae there ls a chance
that tiie adontion Ol rubber paving is Ilke
|y to rurc lt ln ih" futurp.-l.ondon Ulobe.
AN INFERIMAL MOMENT.
The Rev. Mr. Jonea? I aay, ara you aure this to quite aafe?
Farmer Gilaa?One falae atep, and well be in hell in a mmule. _Skctch
Romantic Life of Thakirdji,
Smyrna's Brigand Chief.
DAZZLING IN ITS DARING
This Fricnd of the Poor Plunders
at Will Near Busy *
"Aminr the manv plcturesque. if im-nn
venlent. Instltutlons of Turkey, that mod?
ern IBOdlBlial state. Tchaklrdjl. the brigand
chief of Smyrna, Ib not the least rrunantlc
A few mlles away, in the mountalns, be>
hlnd one of the chief cltleH of th-* emplre.
he livns with hls hand of freebooters, and
leadfl ln the twentleth century ,\ life that
corrosponds ln close detall to that fo!lo?ved
hy Rohln Hood." says 0. W. Price in "Tho
"A few weeks ago. for Instnnee. hn ap
pparrd one evoning ln Ihe market place
of the villago nf (Jurell. In the provlnce, of
Smyrna, acoompanied by eight men.
"Golng to the house of the head man, ho
ordered that ' the lnhabltants?there nre
only some flfty familles in the vlllage?
should be assemblod. Wlth fear and trem
bllng th" ord'r was obeyed Ntandlng con
temjtuously with hls llltle group <>f foi
lowers in the mldst of the erowd, Toha
kirdjl lnttmated that the flrst business of
the evnlng would bo the provlslon of sup
per for himself and his men. The elders
explnined with deep olcisance that the re
sources of the villago were so Iow that
nothlna; hut the most meagre piovlslons
TEN LTVES IN LIEU OF FOOD.
Tchaklrd.il eonsonted to watve tfce 8up
per. He would now, be said. proced to
tho maln objed of hls visit. He gave a
g|gn to hls men. and In a few moments
tlie beada of (en of tho leadtag tnhabltants
of (liiroll woro rolltag on their own Har.
k. i place amld th- walltng <>f their feiiow
" 'I am falrly suro.' expialnod Tehakiidll.
in the brlof addraaa wlth which he closed
the proeooiHtigs, that it WM through the
rienunclatlona of one of you that my coni
roi". Mnan >iehm*>t. was gurreunded and
ktiio.i by tho soidiTs near bara aoaae
months ago I havo now n?one;e.l him. and
I hope that thla will serve as a leeeon to
any who ma?' b*. tempted la botiay me or
my companions. I wlll MH lnformers wlth?
out plt.v. and. if neceaaary. th* innocent
shall pay for the gullty.'
Wlth thla tho brigand and hla frienda
wlthdrew. and. eacept for a fuUla expodl
tlon of a company of soldiora Into th"
mountalns aftor hlm. whlch returned wlth
nothlng but mar.-hlng to Its credlt. thla
has been the ond of the affalr.
"The other cve,ntng T m**t at dinn?r a
Turkish government 0f1VI.1l Who has mel
TchaMrdji. "' waa carrjrlng out a g..?en
meal eurvev in the mountalna behlnd
Smyrna,' he said. 'A$ I aat In mv Mnt
one ovenlng a young man .am? In. aaluted
me. sat down. took the clBaretf. I of?or..<1
hlm and heg.in to talk. 1 thnught ho ??.s
somo local notal-le paylne me a ealL He
was about ihlrty, iall aith a fr?r.w ?'"
open expreanl.n and a straight forward
Icrlng. and h*? spoke llke en adU< Ited
man He sta?,d about ten mlnutes. and
vhen he had Kone m ' serv.int Mma to OM
end said "Do VOU knnw who that waa,
1 fferdl- lt was Trt ihlrdjl ??' - baa klllel
ln the laat twehra >'ara wn hundr.d
A BANDIT BY HERXDITY.
?Tchaklrdjl is a bandll by heredity. for
he suce^ded hla fatber. who waa kllled ln
lir rnc* unl -r aith Ihe troops. The peae
ante of th. Smyrna vllayat both feai
love him Hia rengeance upon tho" -
,.nder the Influei.r lha torturea ? I ?
brlbea of governmenl ofllctola, aid the 'x
1.,-dlllona aent efter hlm wlth Informatl'.n.
I. amplo and Inevttable On th- other
hand he nevor roba the poor, ha
double for ali proviaio,,* that he buya and
hia ^tf.. gre aometlmeg almoal prtnceij
oniy iasi rear repo-i credlted hlm wlth
,.,;,,, 4....1 m .-, beaullful bul dowertei
ktrl whose poverty prevented hor marrlac
A d"t of OM.
Tchaklrdjl 11. ea bv Mackmsil varled
?|th plunder I.ast vear h- took 17."^, Ln
ateda from a government m.ill ln the
Smvrna vllayef. but his more uaual re
?ource ls to write. courteously enmigh. to
lcral personacH of ineans. raqueotlng Vt*
alapateh to piaeee <*f learflaeintei t" tne
mountaln^ of "ms varylng from <h* to
?Uo uses ihe same methed, too, to Inter
est his patrons In works of publlc utllltV.
A Vtllage 1-ridge badly reaulred repaK
Thnklrdil polnted out by a letter to a
weilthy Turk *'f the nelghborhood that tho
beneflt of an cntlrolv new brldge could be
oonferred on the locallty at a <"Ht of M9%
Three timos thla mes4a.ro was repeat"rt
wlthoul elfcct. Then one evening. when
the rlch man was with tho rest <>f
(he 4lllage ln the mo.sr,ue, at the tlme or
the Buneat piayer, TchaklrdJI, wlth ? dexen
armed men. appo.-.rod ai the door. I-'an^
Ing his rillo against the wall he took otT
his shoes and Jolned the kneeling throng
ln thelr sllent' prostrations. When his
prayer was Onlabed TchaklrdJI walhed
qutetly over to th" a> h man. who had t.ot
sem him enter lha mosnue, and tOUChed
him gontly on the arm.
DOUBLED HIS BLACKMAIL.
"The man atarted up. but TchaklrdJI
nodded his head toward the little .-soort
waltlng outslde th" open door, and In a
few moments the tardy publlo henefactor
was -n horsehnck on the way to an un?
known destinatlon ln the monntains. Ho
returned thlnner In a few weeks' tlme,
when his frlends had sent 12,000 in gold to
a Bfcluded meeting placc. Then at last
beKan the re. onstruotlon of the rulnrd
brldge. A gang of workmen appeared un?
der the direction of n young (Jroek. The
latter wai at on*-e arreated as an accom
pllce of TchaklrdJI. He denied all knowl
edge of the brigand. He was a young
master bullder; he had recelved written ln
Htruotions, wlth a remlttanc- of money.
ho said, to earry out this work. It was
his flrat Mg Job and he had Bflkad no ques
"The young Orcek was shut up in an un
sanllary Jail at Thera as B m.-adiue of
pre.-autlon. and th- work **n the brldge
W8B Btoppad Thre" daya aft'-rward there
wns an alarm of flre at a vlllage ti.iee
mlles from Thera, and half th" garrlson
aaa sent off there to put It out. Hardly
had they gone when there came a call for
heip nt another flre live mileg away on
tbe "ther BftflO. The reat of the troops hur
rled off to th" sc-no of ih?> seoond alarm.
"Then lnt<> the ornj.ty 'own ilash* d
TchaklrdJI and his men. They slew tho
few BBBtrlefl thal were left carried off th*
local gov.rnor and the commander "f tho
' garrlaon, together wlth tho ImprlBonod
loreek, and were on the way back to the
j monntains before the weary troops got
? back to Thera from thelr false ..larms
Tho aeajetjatlona thal led to tho reieaso of
the eeptured offlclals arranged also for tho
cmpletlon of the brldge.
PLAYS JOKE ON SOLDIERS.
TchaklrdJI, like most auccessfiil men. ls
not wlthout the gift of humor. Once he
was tracktog a party of aaidlera who trere
. hflslng him ln the depth Of wlnter. He
came upon them. all wearled out. Bleeplng
wlth no guard P"sted. In a stable. Einter
Ing Qjulotly hlmself Tchaklrd'I flrst took
eway th"lr arms and then awakenod them.
? Whom ai" t&n looklng for'.'" he asked
'? Tha krlgand Tchakirdji.' they Btt
? ?won, viu hava found blm.' Tchakirdji
replled. "OUI vou m'IFt -atlll be punishe-l fl t
\ your careleaaneaa in n..t poatjafl n guard.'
Then. cnlllng ln his men. bo Urst bad B
?ound threablng admlni-tored t>. his pur
ruers for the offen ??> of alepmg whlla oa
iluty. and then sent them back throu.,:. I ?
mow tifi.-'.ess to thelr beadquartere.
"fluoh ure s.-me of the many stories of
ithis moat famoua of the Anetotmn brlgand
I chlef a And lately, to the erdlnary dai ki ra
of his professinn the perlla of ROtOrlety
I ar? baglenhlg to Ive added. f**r lt Is said
I thal n..t tnfrequently lettera raaeh the
I Hmyrt . p"St .1 auth .rltlos addressed to
' him bv Buropean ladies, who, touchtng as
tourlei i at that port, have heard tho tale
,.f Tchaklrdjt'a prowess. Krom theae com
munlcatlona lt appeara that It ls only his
[ tnaecesalbtlrty t-> poetal convenlen^ that
[ i ,?. -;? him 'r.-ni the trlal "i havlng to
refuae frequent offera to brlghten hlfl
mountaln ceva wlth the preeence of a
I Buropean brlde "
THE REAL THING.
"Oh, Mary! Jlm and filli fought a duel
. ver ni""' __,,
??Ib.w romantlc! What happened.'
?It was terrlblel I .-..me into the room
md thoaa foolleli boya were pomtlng big
p|st..!H ut each oiher!"
"Ptetola* Heavena! u/ere they loadedr'
"Not a Mt. Tbey were both Boberl"?
RESORTS. _ RESORT8. _
BUCKWOOD INN r~*w
R05SITUR PARK, SNAWNLU-ON-DiXAVVARO, PA
The NEW FIREPROOF Hotel near Delaware Water Gap.
Built and conducted with a view of entertaining a discriminating
ON ADIRONDACK TRAIL OF EMPIRE TOURS.
Tocated ln th*- beantlful vnlleyof the upper Delaware Hiv.r- MOAT
I.vr, THNNIS. GOLF. >!??(.NTAIN CLIMBINO, BXCELLBNT ROADft
HAONIFK IENT BCENERY.
Cuhrine and gervlee tha very best. Two houra from New Vmit, three
h'.urs from Phltaa>lphla. Hand aome Vilta for rent, rurnlahad.
HARRINQTON MILLS, Manajrer,
Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pa. f
rifhlern-llol*- * hamploiiBlilp l.*?lf 1 onrae ?
' ef Ihe Sliawnee t'.mnlrr I'luh al Ihe door. A
Where BumaaeT i? alwajra ? <><?i ?nd pleaaanl,
WflTER GflP HOUSE
THK MOL'NTAIN I'AltAI'ISK,
HEI.AWAKK V4ATV.lt OAP. FA.
nn!v l5 hearefrom Nea Tork?D..UA W.n.R.,
H-malna ..|? n until DacembBr. Aokn.ml-.lB-l
lo be uiKiuoaiii-nat.lv tii- flnaei eoalppsd, r?eai
Bpnoini"*!. iar?.-a. anri moal lueurloua hotel ln
thla reglon n half mllllon dellaf hotel fer
ih..?o v?li<> fleelra tha i.*ai ln appolntment.
i-iiiBtn- s-rvtc. r-nmfiirt nnd locatlon. Ha >
grouada ?nd preeervae oeetmy *ntir.. furiaai
Mountaln. ih" hial.oBt aiMiiNi* and eoolMt b>
eatton id'?..lil ot f'.aa, dampiiaaa md humM
Ityi unohatru. le.l vl-wa ?.f ini.Biiinc.-nt nieiin- -
iBii. iak? and rlver Beeaery frnm ev?r? room. i
No nolac or iluat ?f rallroada, iroll-ys ,.r puhlle
hlahwaya, boi wlthln aaej ar-cB* ,.f ? .
Hotai 1.4 n'?- aad eqalppad arlth over i<m 111..1
nrlvato r.ntlm. runiilng .nnunl.iln aprlng uat-r
h all roeeaa; Bleratora alaetiic Hijrita. ai-.ii.i
heat open log flroi. moat appro??-d ?ater BttB
plv nnd imiinrv plunihlnit. Him parlora on all
flnora Own fatnia anrl dairv of roflai-red
owa. Knilr- white Bervlce, French ,-n-fa.
Oroli-Bira. ??ltli freqoenl eoeiHl dlvnralona.
Pllliarda. bewltng. atc. Prlvala rldtna nra.i
BCBV anf- hora-a and lua* rucfora. New |furn?ai
? nd biah-elaaa llvery. Oolf. ??"?*. iroatiand
rivrr fahlng. h'.atlr.p. irap ahootlng -to waa
ciai early iomrner ratee an.l t<> partna wme
fnr bookle' el leautlful ao-nle \|ows and aate
mapa. Ceaebea moet nalii:* Klfth aaaami
aam- owaerahlp mnna<-miiu ___?
DKLAWABR WATKR liAP. PA.
"IMI. lln.Kl. Bllli Ihe ??' "M.Ksr LQCATlOX
DBUtWARg WATKR QAP, I'A.
I.oadi.iB IimI-I. inpael'v Mfl orleBlra.
leelal dheralona A'rtte for Itnukiot an.l Auio
M..|.B. <?, r.? in.i orlll_<! rit.XNK wrE.
KKW BPRIri; 4 aiiin iNlfl! Rooma an atilte
arlth bath. Bowllag. Poot Ati out-door
Amtiaementa liurtge. l.Uerr. Naddle Hoffeee,
llluaiiat-l Booklat. La*'ka. R, lt te Cresco
gta V J I M ll rlth K. .'aniidonaia. I'a
MAM NKA (III NK HOtflK?On Inra;*. prlvate
iri?nd in l>..ia?vBr? Rlver; beautlful moun
talimus aeencry; aseelleat taMo. flno rooms:
?hade. n> iiinsiI'li'n.B. many tunua<'m?>nta; $10 up.
MIIH BRIBRANE, R l> MI lietliel. Pa.
FOR KKVT \T THB l N'lQL'B BL'CK Hir.T.
Pella fleitlamenl ln Poeono Mta. earefully
furnlahed, roomy rnttagr; Hx beflr* oma. aleap
porrh; laro batha; acreenad. Admirahiy locatM
near Inn. OlAS PAXBOW, S.vanliuiere._Pa__
AliVEItfll'tMKVTS AMi M JlSi HiI'TIONI
for The Tril.im- r-i-lved at their I'ptown (iftl.-a,
No. 13*14 Hrori'lw.i. BStWaBB ."Wth and ,17'h ?ta ,
untll 0 o'riock p. in. Advertla-ni-nis r-cehcd at
tha toUowlnebraaeh iMBeeaal lesuiar oaBee rataa
biitn Bo'ClOcB p. r.i , rla : 1W4 8th a?e. a. ?v ,-oi.
i.'ld ai iM 'H.i.r.f, car. Uih at ; l<.4 Eaat 14ili
tt : 257 Waat 42.1 Bt., t.r-t??-*n 7th an l 8th n?B8 ;
|M tVaat 1 _.".tli ai.; 10X1 M ava ; ir.28 8d ave.,
n-ar fllat st ; 17<H lat nv?, near WMh at.; IS7
iCnat I2.MI, ct ; IM Traaaaai atra ; Mfl M ava.,
and any Amerl.-nn Dlatrirt T-legraph OlTlca.
iffiarlSflOTongb - Btenbeun
Th* t.adlng rea.irt houae "f Ameriea
Partlrularly attraellre during Atlantle
Clty'a Oreat Bummer Seaaon. Jt'NK. Jl'I.Y.
AtTotltT AMI HtlT. 100 prlvale t.ath..
earh e Iipl1*d wlth Imt and r-.ld ae. wnler.
Enulalte muflt" la a featitre. Whlle .arvlce In
both Amerl'-an ann Kuropean I'IiiIiir 11 .>oin?.
.ii >si \.i uiiitk ??? r_ i'-'" *'" ___%
ln. dln.iera; iIdkI* reonWi muilc, dnn.ln,-; 110
to'llQ, Phone. 507._R_ Ii_Mc. Ol M
OCE&N HQTLL, ASBURV PARK, N. J.
IMKGERT OK Tnp^aALMNO^HOTELS.
ASBl'RY PARK. N. J. _____
fTTH SEABON THOH^NORt.E.
ABRLRY 1'ARK. N. J.
llnobfltrurted vlew of th. ocean. MoaernlieO.
Hot and coll ialt wntar batha. _____ __
__ WM^rPl.EOATE. Prop.
ASRtRT "PARK. ? DEBCKIPTIVE LrTRR
atiire fer 2 cent atarop; aumm.r proflram 10
centa MI NK'IPAI. INFORMATIO* BI.'RKAU,
No. SO! Duardwulk, Aabury Park. N. J.
"E/iCH KOU^E." SeaPirt. New Jersey
Milltary stat- En.-ampm-nt dlra.tly on B-ar-h.
I'.. iiui i galraaage; aupi-rh tat.le. white help. ni -1
*rn ln.|.rovein?nts. I.ndles' Ordieatra. Elactrlo
llBhta. talepboaas. Roar l.lthla Drlnking Water.
WM WBIL lata wlth OEO *' Rot.HT Manaaer
Oeeaa Orovr. N. M, Mpeelal Laa> Ralea for .luly.
VERONA I.AKi: 1'ii.VTlNC. AND MATIIlNU,
?-.-r\ destrabla rooma, overlooklag tba lak.-;
escolfont homa t.ii.ii; large rerandaa aad lawn.
A(l'!ri!.s Mra. .\ k. BARTER, Veroaa, X. .1.
3__v_^k:. _sr. j.
AHHl'RY PARK. N. J.
IM . ar.la fr..m ... .-un and
p. im ;...l I,. a. h attrarlii.na.
Modernlred. Elevatiir. White Merrlee.
Tei.phoii.. in ruotiia. Eveatag uinnvra.
II .1. & J. W. ROCKAPBLUnt,
Hotel Thedford ?
h Avrnu? and Beach,
ahury I'ark. N. J. All
Rooma wlth bath llatoa and hooklet upon ap
pllrallon. I'apacltv '.'no. H. W'FFIEI.D.
Aabury park. N. J. PIractly on Oeean. na?t to
raalno and naw hut and cold aoa watar batha.
180 o'ltaiiU rooma. Ratea reaaonabla. llook
i lat. Jamea Kalaey, Fruprlotor.
W / 1 tu firote Roads along thc
Thc State Roads along thc
Historic Hudson Riyer arc
perfeet, the scenery is mag
ing houscs excel, and thc
distance is just right for a
delightful week-end tour.
all road maps and guides will show it.
The famoua mineral epnriga are now
owned by tho State of New York.
Tho mineral water i_a free.
There is <?very indoor and outdoor
amusernent and slde trips to Lake George
and Adirondack Mountain Resorts.
A free Convention Hall seals 5,000.
n v,?fl? via New York Central TJnea or
S ' iT? .?* riil^na' Nffrht Boat Line*. Hudaon
gS'rVr Uno fn"l Setawer. & Hudson R. K
\_____an*$aoo\\^ Sara""a *prln"*' >>w Y?rU
Grand Union Hotel
second to none in
Saratoga Springs, N. Y.
HE lodal rentre of Saratoga Ufe Largest and fitieit of Saratoga
hotX-in pcrfcct condition for first season under new- rrianage
Every out-of-door amusemcnt and recreation. Golf ltnks
. lotte in the cottntry. Splendid road. for motormg in all d.rec
If^efiifia md evening conrcrts by its famous orchestra. Dancing
anTb,! i'e 8 acious baUroom attended by the wcalth and fashion of
.ummerv?itor. nt Saratoga Springs. The most courteous attentton
givcn to the wants and comfort of every guest.
FRED A. REED, Proprietor.
PARK AVENUE HOTEL,
Park Avenue. 32d and 33d Streetfl, New York City._
note.1 for ptetaraaaaa and romrintic
?oonor?-. The glorlous alr. the mag
nlncent vtewe ana comfortabie aeeenv
modatlom aro a iraat MtiactlonJrIMa
mountaln raClen. whlch 1b a Para*l.B? for
, widren and a aaoltartuM tnt "f*"*
THE ILSTER & DELAWARE R R.
ta, eonnecttea arltb WeM Bhore ^f**
fnrma the only all rall throilfh fM lino
K" . en NV-w Tork and all polnta in thla
fatnoua mountaln r"n^n. ,
Tiio Bumtner Hmo schedme ls now m
effecl , . _
A.. Ili-iatrntod Summer Book.wlth man
ot the CaUkllla and Hat of hoteU ana
boardhiff houaea wlll be sent free on re
ceipt of I eettM pnstage.
N. A. SIMS.
Oeneral Paaaanger Agent.
Kingst'.n. N. T.
A fTMMER RKBORT OF TH- ?? CLAM
HOTEL AND COTTAOES
On Creit of Quaker HH1,
SOUTHERN BERKSH1RES, PAWLINO, N. Y.
no ralanloa fron? Itear York Clty trla HarLrn
U H . i .i feel elovatlaa; doliahtful aurrn-m.l
"ngaiVrciieBtra; golf, lenals, blliiarda. bowllng.
.\ Dieturesqua iim?-hoiB ?n\t cotjrea.
Aiit-'niohlle hoadqaarterg beiwean -New Tork
Hetel thoroiifhljr reaovated and refurnlahed;
many auitoa wlth prtvata bath.
Bork'.ela and Information on appllcatlon.
VV. P. CHASE._
Thi Great While
RICHFIELD SPRINDS, N. Y.
Plre-My oppnaite lha famoua bathlng eatah
ll'htneni .'iil'lno la a faatnrB Only ? hO?rg
from N Y. via N. Y. COatraL Cilm.it*. un
?urpaaaed lii.ioraBfl by th? b?at phvatolar.a.
Addrwsa i: .t. HKRKiMEH. Maaager. Hioh
neld gprlngB, V. T.
CATSKILL. N. Y.
M.iKiilti.ontly Bttuated, Henutiful
Qrounda All Outdoor Bporta aad
Amuaementa. Cool, Invlforattnf Alr.
IWB lloura and l**.rtv Mlnutea frotn
Ar.-nmmodatea :I00. Iflaatrated Bnoklet.
P. G. CORNELL
FORT COMFORT INN
Piermoiit-on-the-Hudson, N. Y.
,\ perftetly appotntad hotel foramart p*>opia.
Suit wator hethlag, bowllng, flanelag, n?id
B|-oita. Wrttefarrateaaaflpartlcalara, AatoaaB
hlle an.l yarhtlng parllea
??in And porfaei attend
anrB a la Carta aad
J. llfl.l, DAVIDBON
pMQOD AM' ST. UEniS CHAIN OP
T.AKES. Thr.i.iKh train aervloa day and
nlght. New York Central Llnea?Paul
Fmlih'a Railway. Dlrect Wlrea?New York
LAKE MEACHAM HOTEL
Opened (rom June 28 to OctobT II; flnest plara
ln th? wllrlernaae for boatlng, nahlng. huntlng.
bathlng and all aporta. Kor bookl*ta aad par
GEO. VV. CUSHMAN, Manager,
M.-u.-ham I.ake, Pranklln County. N. T.
HOW Oaea. Flniat Hotel ln the Catakllla. Oolf.
Tennla, Boatlag, Naw Swlmnilng Pool. Garnge.
too ltunina, 40 Bathroom Sultea.
C. W. I'Ei'K, Stamford. N. Y
MAPLE GROVE HOUSE, Palenv .le,
i^lKklll M<"iiitnlna, N. Y. ArrommodateB 100. i
Faellttlsa for atl outdoor sporta; all modern
convonlaaeesi < Koeiiont table; ratea on t*ppll
liitii.n \ildr.na I'HII.O rEi'K. Prop.
MOltLBTI Elevatlnn 2,000 feet; holela; rot
iui;> a. li?-:iii ?f Adlrondarka; overlooklng 200.000
gerea of foraat: '"" Mt. peakj; 2 moat beautlful
lnk.? In BrorMi booklat. John A. Cnle. I_ke I'l.-aa
ant, ilainlllon Co.. NY. iN.Y.Orflce, 1122 13 way.)
KISKATOM RETREAT HOC8E. KI8KATOM.
CataklU Mountalna.?Nawly furnlahed and rea
cvuled all modern Improvemanta; beautlfully
aiiiiaii-.i Table auppltail from farm. Hooklat on ap
ptloatloB. Katea $8 upward. Jamea D. alcDonald.
TIIE ortANT HOt'HB.- T'ndT aama manage
iii.-nt Modern Hultea wlth privata batha. Ra
duted ratan for Juna. OuaaU entltled to all prlvl
l<-?i? ot tha stanuord Country Club Oolf Course.
John P. .irant. Ownar and Prop.. Htamford. N-T.
rtOCKWOOD-W-TH_-PINES, CA1RO. N. T.?
UcButlrully altuatad; hlghaat elevatlon and
moat beautlrul reaort In tha Cataktll Mountalaa;
a^commodatea 200. Ralea |7 up. Wrlta for
booklat. MONT_Mlt.-ER. Prop. and Managar.
ronT^COOI. AND QP1ET RETHBAT. THE
Anitrrwa I'lnr. . ln the beautlful Htidaon Rlver
country. BoagdOt L A. ANDHEW9. Middle
Uop?, N. Y,
"Sw?pt I.v Ori-,m Br??2*8."
MANHATTAN BEACH HOTEL
ANI) BAND PARK.
r. 1ft AGE. NMV PKRGOLA.
MANHATTAN BEACH BAND.
CHovaaal k. Ceatflerao, uirector.
Europenn Plan. New Open Alr ."af*. Oarage.
Motor P.oad. dlract to Hotel entrancea.
Poth hotoia und*r management of J<">p. p,
ORRAVES. of tha PLORIDA EAST COAAVt
New Yori< Boeklac <~>frl**e. 243 Fifth Ave.
T*l*rhi>n? ___. Mndla?n S.juara.
MIIELTER ISLAND HElOHT-v L. L. N. Y.
Dellghl fiil Week - hn.l.. Oolf. Tr-nnla.
Un.xcallad Yachtlnr. Cotamedloaa Bathtng
C'aalno, Oarag*. id->al Auto Run. Bookl.t.
?their location, the ca
pacity of each house,
the price per day and
week, and other timely
all in "Across the Is
lands and Beyond.,,
For this book
and the terri
tory along the
Rutland R. R.
Direct Route to MONTRKAL,
Send 4 cents in staraps to
E. J. O'HAYER, G. E. P. A.
1216 Broadway. N.Y.
Tllir OLBWWOOD IN-TH?P1XHR. LAKflj
Bomoeeen. Ilydevllle, Yt. Rate*. t_ ta 114.
YV. C. MOIND.
LAKE no.MOBF.KN.?The Pm.p.et and IR
Cottaarea; all outdoor aporta; garaga; book
k**-_H. B. ELlfllB. Ca.tl-ton. Vt.
1200 Feet Above the Sea
At Litchfield, Conn.
Cool, Balmy A'ir.
at the -ummtt of the Litchfield Hllli. 1,200 f**t
above a*a level; eapa.'ttv 17.V hoatmg, flshlna,
bathlng, danelng. enteriHlnmenr, reoreatlon and
r*at; drlvlng, koraebaek ridlng; goif and taaala:
only ."I hourfl from New York by expreaa; wo.l.
and grmind-; atrfotlv flr.t ,-!aia. ratta. Including
board. $14 an.l $1.1 per week; wrlte. for catalogue.
gi*.ing full Information; lako five mllea Imig;
miule throughout ?*a*on hy tlte famoua llerk -
fhlre or, heaua; g.wA gat age In onneetlon. Ad
<**"?? H. CUMTOK, Ut.-htl.-ld. Conn.
C.REK.MVM H (0\ TIIK SOt'ND). CONN.
J***.*0*1 M?y *'*?? ?? Oeteeer isth.
New York ofll.-e.vrown & i'ountry. :>,S|l .".th Ava,
28 mll.ia fn.m Now Y..rk, 4.'. mlnut.a' rlde
huporlor atal.les and garage. Autoa for r.nt.
i af* and Tea room? .'aslno?<-}olf ? Tennl.?
Mu.U-. Mend for new bookl.t and read man
_I?. P MMPSQN, Manager.
BLOCK ISLAND, R. I.
/f*bv Hygtia Hotel
Capaclty 800: Ideal aummar raaort: mid
ocaan; aurf bathlng; fl.hlng- 4H houra frora
Urand Central Statlon. via atcamer irom 8to?
Ington. Conn. Bookl.t. w"^
BRETTON HOTELS-WHITE MTS.
__1__\____T THE MOINT WAfUlINGTO.V
awBj-#araa n.w wtm Oajaa, uae it'war.
?MOrRTALS AND LAKE RK80RTs7~
the lflH.-kawanna Summer Book. wlll h.ir, Vou
pl-n the heat vacation you .ver had T.0a oan
tlck.t offlcs. .:*??* *