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f jJT " SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 20, 1004. " " , H
,j7yADRECITA-60 a child ot few
lJ rtfirt WM caUc(L
-8 is not known exactly; nor In
IWttrUln ml&erablo beings, bom In
Ext W"1 brou,?ht up ln novorLy' ,s 11
HMtMltl? B'rl m,sut 1)0 5 yCarS ' and
M; 'cbt to S or moro; as tho npota upon'
SB'C?r? could not bo counted, nor the
MB h them, eo tho hours of pain, of
'KL( and of misery, could not bo num-
MWlh gre thrco years, moro or loss, ln
WKtit of a child of tho street? A fow
IBLsuiiis upd tho sou1, " rcvv iulver"
VMu core through tho body, and some
M.rti of tho heart, moro or less paln-
SK mtIe pirl did not seem pretty. Pov-
2WF few times turn3 out Grook stal-
rnh day, beautiful thlng3 oro fash
w It has to pass through tho fire.
1aKibianuro anA clay, adobes ure
M7izl that is something
rWmlo girl was not pretty, wo say
'"rl did not appear to be: m to tho
SKf lt any one try and find It out ln
-sKrSwV washing her face, giving
aRffnr a few scratches to heal, comb-TmtJ-t
the tangled locks, laving-' the eyes
KdMJJnc them well Uor after all nel
aKltfflto' Itself is bluo If winds and
KUm i do not clear it of clouds) a prot-
fflfjitlo head wou,d to tho rc"fKt: b?1
MR'i : i do not know because neither ln
BiL'iiana!KS. nor in tho Canallllo, nor
JVfco public fountains, was the expcrl-
tfffnro' thTexperiments are mado with
fcfcw!y of this earth.
SWtt ire agreed, then, temporarily, upon
'rKt" 0,31 thc chl,d was d!rty Qnd al"
ijRv-took care of her. or rather there
-MrWicd her for asklnrr alms, una mu
Vfctl o( ', Ill-faced, and ln addition lazy
Kpfcrrcd before tiring hor arms
i'mVrx kind of work, to tire the little
.-K, itrs of tho child, making her run
jiKc Kntlcmen and ladles, with tho lm
iKiate complainings of tho borrowed
Kai:er of the beggar.
crier to complete the biography of
:fWL ftrolne we will only say that her
5cewas not known; other urchins and
belonging to other women begcara
YiKTubbtd her vlth the nlcknamo of la
EtKlta, for the reason that tho little
showed great tenderness for children
VKT -j- than herself, and even for little
imtp. She took them In her armB. tho
pcjiHrs or the dogs, covered them
HHri a itrip of her tatters. rocked them
ijKfJy and even tried to sing them some
jjBfcr karned in the gutter, which resulted
,'Wix'M airruys as to tho words, although
'tMbiat melodious through tho sweetness
JAM because of that, in her circle of
-Mtrat boys and street girls, beggars and
JtBzunt, thoy all called her la Madreclta.
JByxice what contrasts there arc: sho
tad nccr known a mother camo to
S&t little Mother!
IJBjJbd every morning, on going out to ply
w trade, the stout, ill-faced woman mid
lBj tsr, while she was drinking somo
:jBtut of brandy . "If you do not bring
ifc today at least twenty perras gordos.
'rd billing v.-Ul be waitlhg for la Mn-
iBiid out to the street, and up and down
'Ifa il changed that, on going out to
.k-b. mujerona and thc child tliey got
Iw th; ntrccts of a new suburb of cle
wl t-JS 3. and as the old woman han-t-rf
to mret with a friend as ill-faced
JfcJkrr-Jf .mil h invited hor to take a
Stzt they derided to go off together,
(fc before going she said to la Madreclta:
Siyli,'rc and wo It for me, I'll be back
jSntlllil- wMl . st tiny one comes along,
him until h" gives you somethlnp.
rMMkzst un p rro chico. Speak plain, and
fWifprgot v.hit ou are to say to him:
pnrHiunor lr ijos, I haven't any falh
fctsr nv, moth, r is dying, and we arc
wii rcpny you; look you, my
gwllttls mother ciui do no more.' And
Kjwbive to cr, tip sure you do It well.
jMJjl-itthcy do not suspect It to be put
Kit31' ou arc Rolng to cry truly,
'p2 b r t v.ay would bo for you to be
'",il"ns ln fest. for In that way any
"B,S7,?J nS I tears; that will show
if 1 on your dlrtv face."
tsjsuitlr the action to tho words, .so
Kf ?bl,(i's Prtrf should have rdl tho
,nn that modern art might demand,
iBl?v? r a fcw euffs on tho ear. call
Cf,,1811'' dlrly anJ stupid, and got so
un tnal ho -"aw every reason for
iBSi ,5 tnc cnUJ' coiivlnccd herself of
mtiftt:, ot 80 olne. and, lifting up
MfTi -,8, tne Pretended mother gavo
-r.Jtr).u one of those whippings that
mf, it i 0 ,k3n nl1 b,nck and ulue-
CrV1"- lrcna nau to say to nor:
"Jrt fnaR--mUjeP' Sh's cryln6 1111 rlehl
i-'tJl!11' 'ct hnr keep on so," said la mu
l'"'ln the child, but looking
V)tv 7' Utile while to dart a glance
fcrt anser at the poor 1,u,c crca"
!lai'a'V"ec.lta remained on the sidewalk,
i'STilL . e'es' sobbing passionately
: ; i-moa breathless.
:5fSp,n? c1'00 regular. Tho littlo
'kT (i,. iavcd' 1,10 8onf' wcro now audible
Itei 'aft'r th"othcrn'nS UWn hr chcelco'
ife iS.Ud.,ha'1 Cfaen. 8 wo have said,
''iUifl: B'dewolk. beneath a window on
ttiiVi Jlwr Pf a ver' elegant house,
'i-,!.1"0. window there had been ob
T "ule drama-llttlo for the
Wcf lcauso of tho hurt a littlo
lM nf V1 10 ycars oW. who had a love
I& v,!arfft'J!lzc ln hor arms.
,CSiM child of a beggar, sob-ior-
, 0 "'?hor un leaning out of the
'uii.?LS?,Btocrat,c 1,1110 S'rl. loolt
ner with moist and compasslonato
'traht?v ith03(" two 8maU 80ul8 tnoro
,-BrMi.bcon tabllshcd, by means of
fciili xinu mpathy. something liko a
tithwin. dla,loBuc In a very low voice,
K" ,,0" 1" this wise:
Elfrar ' 1UUe Blrl, why did thoy -whip
I1! v, y.0Ur mother?"
I'll shvi any nether."
f'raa!' 13 : cvery ono caJls ,,cr
iF'TwFi 11 8llI aches."
Ira,1. silly, don't cry."
IH her 8l,d ln- Madreclta. ralu
PJir nil toward tho HtUo girl In tho
Fri cv tuas tno cn'ing had cleanoel
mtF wcro found to b0 bluo
Bl'lUle Irno",11"'0 yourself happy," Raid
fcV.'ell intocrat. Bmlllng. .
rnlmi:tIadrcSlta- What nm I for.
(B? c'ver'body?" and she began
Mv wiu,w,rp,Ica?' telegraph, betweoif
pft'rraa nnd 1110 window, infantile
K'33 S, rao ilalroclta."
KopiV 1 a 9-ilnl."
W-!1 h't in''?.,1'" otJ 1,0 a sal"t!"
ion' t l uio calendar."
Kd haw?lV,: bl,t 1 Madreclta am."
that iyw0U children?"
L?i! toU'1"!1'''" Bald the child, bo
Sftt. SiunllanPy- And rlHlim: to
a roSh nc u" 10 tno window, long
PRnff,?ut he,r little arm. und
r SmaU Ungcr at tho doll, eh
enviously, almost angrily: "You
"Yes, It Is my little daughtor."
"1 haven't any littlo daughter: I
haven't anything but a grandma," and
sho began to cry again.
Tho littlo girl at tho window loaned out
oven farther, her heart beat aB it doos
when It prompts ono to do a noblo action,
and ln a very low voice she asked tho
poor child, at tho samo tlmo holding tho
doll up to tho light so that tho whole of
It could bo seen: "Look at it; do you
"Ah, don't I. though!" said la Madre
clta, holding up both arms, as the devout
toward tho angels and the Virgin.
"Would you like to havo It?"
"To give it u kiss?"
"No, for yours."
"For yours, alwavs."
".Look, don't cry, be contented, and tako
It; I give It to you for your very own,"
and sho held down tho doll, which la Ma
drecita took in hor outstretched arms.
Afterward tho ono above, laughing and
almost crying, withdrew from tho win
dow. La Mndreclta. remained standing on the
sidewalk, with eyes shining, looking up
to thc empty window and hugging tight
thc doll In hor arms.
She neither realized the whole situation
nor knew what was going on around her.
The blows did not hurt her now. Tho
big tears were dried cn her dirty cheek3,
hor eyes were gazing, not up to heaven,
but up to the background of tho window
which was for la Madreclta another heav
en, brigther than that above, and hor lit
tle heart beat violently.
All this tlmo sho wus holding tho doll
tight against her thin littlo breast.
At last s'.:e became suro that tho doll
was hers, gave ono shout of Joy, looked
up for the last time, saying: "1'ou, yes.
nro good; you. yes. are a madreclta; and
may heaven reward you; may hen. von glvo
you health." and all tho rigmarole that
sho said when they gave her alms.
But Jdie comprehended that, with tho
accustomed formulas, sho could not find
expression for all hor gratitude, and sho
added, under her breath: "If God should
wish that that little girl wore poor like
me and that wo might go a-begging to
gether, how happy wo both would bo!"
Afterward she seated herself ln a door
way, and remained contemplating ecstat
ically tho precious doll. How big it was.
almost a real child, and it could bend its
arms and legs, and what a darling taco.
nnd what shining eyes! And Its dreBS?
Not even the ladles who rodo in coacnos
woro dresses moro showy. Silks nnd
laces, and cmbroldory, antl sweet blond
hair like gold, and two shiny shoes that
wero two littlo dears.
Sho look one Bhoo t ff and tried to put it
cn. nnd sho could not do it; she could
Just about get It on her big toe. nnd It
niado her laugh meiiily a long time.
Afterward her admiration turned into
tcndernesH How much she would love
her dolly, how sho would care for it, how
sho would feed it; for her doll's sake 3ho
wculd rob la mujerona o? tho good things
that selllsh old boast always resorvod for
Evon though her dolly were very bad,
Bho would never beat It, never.
And she pressed her tightly against her
breast and. pulling away her rags, sho
put tho little porcelain head against her
vory llcsh,.as if sho would llko to glvo
suckle to her little daughter. Afterward
sho decided that they should sloop to
gether and go'' out together, and when
alio had to beg they would beg together
Ideas are expressed in many ways and
are represented In many ways, and ln
Madreoltn, was Ihlnklne all this ln tho
form of. Images, and accompanied each
Imago with little fluttering! of her heart
and littlo hursts of laughter and littlo
Jt'mps on the stone upon which sho was
However much la mujoroma would beat
her she would never cry now.
Mother-love, very tiny, but very lively,
fdled her wholo being and overllowed In
What a darling, but what a darling her
She sat upon her knee and began to
comb out the blond locks, when of a sud
den a shadow fell ln front of her.
She lifted her head and stopped short,
filled with terror; it was la mujerona.
who was come from tho tavern, drunk
completely. Her face flushed, her necker
chief stained with wine, her eyes- rolling,
her withered ilesh ln rwdence, her mouth
distorted with ac ruel smile.
La mujerona, ma mujerona. and moro
ugly, moro repulsive and moro cruel than
"What aro you doing thoro?" she asked
in a thick, groggy voice.
The child did not answer, but looked
at her In terror and hurgod tho doll.
"What's that? Lei me see."
"A young lady gave it -to me."
"Lot mc look at it," repeated la mu
jerona. And. taking tho doll, sho kept looking
at u a. wiiiio.
"Caroclos! It I& very lovely and very
now. and worth a good deal; four dol
lars they will glvo mc for It at tho
iQ'jUul cupidity cleared away tho drunk
"That's so, four dollars at least; I
know whoro thoy' 11 buy it of me. for
I may let it fall, and como along with
"What for?" tho child questioned, with
unaccustomed courage, shutting hor lips
tight and pressing tho doll against hor
"To sell that plaything.
Waves of anger and thrills of Indigna
tion swept over la Madreclta, and in a
hoarse voice sho said, rising to her feot:
"I won't; il's mine."
La mujerona stood dumfounded; then
'ho caught hold of la Madreclta by hor
hair, shook her brutally and llunc her
against the wali. ... ,
Somo drops of blood ran down tho
forehead of tho child and on the doll; It
wns baptized now.
"Now, you got up nnd como along,
said la mujerona. pushing- hor roughly.
And iw hBo still reelsted with childish
fierceness, sho eolzed her by tho hand and
hauled her along by force.
What passed through the mind of that
child? How difficult It Ih to tell!
A pigmy that suddenly becomes a giant,
a lamb that is changed to a hyena, an
Immense sorrow that becomes llrmly
rooted In a childish heart, bilo thai sud
denly turns to gall-
And It did not matter that la Madi-c-cltu
waa littlo; a viper Is smaller, and Its
Btlug Is almost deadly.
Qulcn saba! Perchance tho viper was
good; thev snatched away from hor tho
being sho loved, nnd tho pain wns ao
groat that her blood distlllod tho poison
thul kills. .. , , , , .
La Madreclta followed la mujerona; but
wilhln. what diabolical things were Insin
uating themselves! If sho had known
tho language, what maledictions, what
tragic cries would sho have let lly!
But 'in order to feel, In order to halo,
words aro not needed: a fow tromons of
tho nervous system are enough. In thin
way they went nlons; la mujerona ln
front, dragging la Madreclta, la Madre
clta hugging tho doll, murmuring: She
wants to sell it; she wants tp soil It. and
It's mine; the wicked, wicked, wicked old
By this tlmo they lenched a broad
t-lroet and saw approaching at all speed
an electric car.
1 a mujerona stopped almost next to
tho rails. Thon what passed through
the lu-art of '.a Madreclta? In a lesser
dosreo aomuwhat idmllar to what Gusr
oian ol Bueno must havo felt wbon ho
llunrr tho -logger for them to kill bis nnn,
or .what tho fatliw ot Virginia lolt upon
killing I1I3 daughter to eive hor from
Thero aro great trcgcdles: but thcro aro
also very small ones; tragedies for little
girls and dolls.
Strictly speaking, tho nubllmo is not
limited by opaco, nor doos tho world of
c-Iaeslcs have tho exclusive right to it.
Neither moro nor less, and Juat us wo
tell It did It happen: La Madroclta, with
out bolnrr awaro of it, felt horuelf sub
lime Perhaps down In hor heart she ox
pressed tho thought, ln proualo fashion,
In theso words: "So, che'll burst with
lege, la mujerona; she'll not havo a
shanco to soil it "
And oho quickly flung tho doll on thc
car track. La mujsrona gavo a shriek,
comprohendlng the child's intention, and
m.ined to save tho doll.
But at that moment tho car came along
and, catching hor bodily, dragged her In
a lump and ran over her. crushing her to
bits; thero ended la mujerona, presenting
a elckonlng spectacle.
Much shouting, much running of peo
ple, tho stopping of tho car, and a crowd
that gathored around tho mangled re
mains of tho beggar woman.
La Madroclta was stunned somowhat;
but oho soon recovered horsolf and worm
ing In botwoon tho legs of tho onlookers,
sho reached tho gory remains of la mujo
rona; from among hor disordered ralmont
she quickly drew forth the doll and, hold
ing1 it tight with her two littlo arms, got
out of tho throng and wont off on tho
Uri sonor grave, who must havo boon a
sage, or a philosopher, or a floclologlst,
.vaid to another sencr who accompanied
him: "Do you sco, do you see what that
child has done; thcy'vo .nist killed hor
mother and sho only tHlnka of saving ner
doll, and thoy say thoro aro no born
A woman of tho populace said at tho
samo moment: "Avo Maria Purisslma,
what a young thing! Run, run, you'll
bring up at the gallows soon."
Una sonora do edad also followed her
with her oyos. and crossing horself ter
rified, murmured: "God help us whon
you grow up!"
Observations, all of them vory wiso, wo
do not deny; but tho world would bo ovor
so much hotter If all wero madreoltas
who, como what may, should hnston to
save their dolls.
Victor Hugo said: "To understand all,
perchance would be tc pardon all."
Translated for tho Arccnaut from tho
Spanish of Jose Bcheparay by Harriot
For Over Fifty Years.
An old and well-tried remeely. Mrs.
"Winslow'e Soothing Syrup has been
us-cd for over fifty years by millions of
mothers for their chlldron. while teeth
ing, with perfect success. It eoothes
pain, cures wind colic and 1b the beat
remedy for diarrhoea. Sold) by drug
gists ln every part of tho world. Bo
auro and ask for Mrs. Wlnslow'o Sooth
A NATURAL- SANITAHrrjM.
"vThat a Sdontlflo Observer Has to
Say About California.
Lieut John P. Findlcy, while In
charge of tho United States weaiher
bureau at San Francisco, contributed
an article to a prominent magazine cn
thc climatic conditions of California,
ln which the following otatement ap
peared: "Theoretically, California should fur
nlBh the best and most varied health
resort and sanitariums in thc United
States. "Within her borders almost ov
ary form of wasting disease should
And the means of temporary, If not
This theoretical statement, from an
unbiased, scientific standpoint, is abun
dantly confirmed by experience. The
cool and bracing coast climate, devoid
of any trace of malaria, extends from
the northern part of the State to the
extreme south. There Is the choice be
tween this cool, humid atmosphere and
the dry, warm atmosphere of the In
Of altitude there is yet a greater dif
ference. From Plain Valley, 300 feet
below sea level, to the upper Sierras,
7000 or 8000 above, any altitude can bo
selected, and comfortablo homes bo
Tho peculiarity of an almost rainless
summer, during whien tne injurious
germs of animal and vegetable decay
are destroyed by thorougn desiccation,
is one of the striking features of Cali
During the rainy season It is usually
too cool tp facllitato fermentation, and
the result Is, except along aomo of the
river valleys, an absolutely pure at
mosphere. The ocean winds entering
through the several coast openings, are
tempered by the Intermediate area
passed over, and often receive desir
able healing properties by taking up tho
resinous odora of the pines and red
woods of tho coast range.
The eklllful physician, acquainted
with thc climatic conditions, should
find little difficulty ln Delecting a local
ity where climate and environment will
do all that theBo ngonclcH can cvor do
toward tho restoration of health. Thero
is enough of wlldncss to keep the mind
constantly engaged, and enough of civ
ilization to satisfy tho mot exacting.
People whose systems are charged
with malaria, or are "run down" by
overwork, find immediate nnd ln many
cases permanent relief In this Invigor
For descriptive and Illustrative liter
ature, call on or address, D. n. Gray,
general agent, S, Pac. Co., 201 Main
street, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Elk Horn "Whiskey Nin6 Years Old.
For $3.-10 we Bhlp ln plain boxes to any
point on the railroad in Utah, Idaho
and Wyoming, express prepaid, four
full quarts of the above well-known
brand, a fine old mellow whiskey, guar
anteed to give satisfaction.
Remit either by money order or bank
exchange. For reference, any express
company or National Dank of tho Re
public. C H. REILLY,
Elk Liquor Co.,- Cor. Slate and l3t So.
Fresh Cut Flowers.
Ask your florist for home-grown
flo.wcrs If you want them fresh. Don't
buy shlpped-ln Block; they don't lnt.
The Salt Lake Floral company, 1950
Stato street, grows alone 15.000 chry
santhemums. 25,000 carnations and
10,000 roses. If you ask for their cut
flowers you will get fresh stock. Vis
itors always welcome to visit their
Bad Tcnnnts .evicted
And rent collected. Merchants Pro
tective Association. Francis G. Luke
General Mauager, Top Floor Commer
cial loclt - - u
BR.IGIIAM CITY, Nov. 13. Will you
ple.iBO Btato ln your Queotlon and Anawor
column next Sunday the locations of all
the chapters of Kappa Sigma fratornity
hi tho United States? R.
Tho Kappa Sigma fratornity Is mostly
in tho South; wo do not know tho loca
tions of all thc chapters; It originated in
tho University of Virginia ln 1S67; by writ
ing to that Institution, at CharlottoBvlllo,
you can no doubt get tho addresses de
sired. CUMBERLAND. Wyo., Nov. 13. Plcaoo
Inform mo on a bet, what Is it -lOO-yard
record of the world on a footrace? Wo
havo a dispute. W. O. Callahan.
Professional, A. R. Downer, a 4-5 sec
onds; amateur, M, W. Long, -121-5 seconds.
SALT LAKE CITY. Nov. 10.-(1) Havo
divorces been granted In Utah for Insan
ity? (2) Is II. S. Tnnnor an officer of tho
(1) Wo think so, ono. (2) Yes, ho was so
sustained, though a young man voted no,
and so mado a sensation.
PROVO. Nov. 1C Kindly state ln your
Question and Answer column tho total
voles cast last Presidential election ; also
total paid admissions at World's fair to
as close a date ay you can, and greatly
oblige? A Constant Reader.
(1) It Is lmposslblo to do this until tho
official count has been made. (2) Tho lat
est we havo Is to November 12, 17,0oa,8S7.
CORN CREEK. Utah. Nov. 15. How
many times can a President of tho United
States keep I1I3 seat If elected? Bob
Nono can serve over twonty-flve terms,
though oven this limit is fixed by human
onduranco and not by law.
POCATEI3LO, Ida.. Nov. 16. Pleaso In
form mo ln your next Sunday paper who
controls sugar factories ln Utah? Sub
scriber. Tho Mormon church's business agents
aro In control conjointly with tho Sugar
NEVADA. Nov. 1C Will you pleaso an
swer In "Questions and Answers" ln Sun
day's Tribune what tho paid admissions
to the SL Lou la fair aro up to tho last of
October or the 12th of November, and
obllgo? A Subscrlbor.
To November 12, 17.0GO.SS7.
PROMONTORY POINT. Nov. 15. In
tho course of conversation mention was
mado that Egypt was tho most densely
populated country ln the world. Tho
writer took exception to this and said
many countries wero moro densely popu
lated thun Egypt, notably Belgium. A
bet was immedlatoly mado and my op
ponent produced a book In which woro
drawn squares representing tho density
of population of different countries for
example tho squaro representing Belgium
wao blacked up to represent a density of
5 CG to squaro mile, while Egypt was black
ened up to represent 015 to tho squuro
mile. I do not think tho book wan relia
ble and It must havo been an error. As
far a3 I can recollect Belgium has an
area of noarly 11.G00 square miles and a
population of over six millions, whllo
Egypt has a population of about nine and
a half millions and area of -100.000 squaro
miles and very many other countries aro
much more densely populated than Egypt.
Klndly acttlo this matlor for us in next
Sunday's "Question and Answer" depart
ment of Tho Trlbuno and oblige. E. W.
Belgium has an area of 11.333 squaro
miles (wo copy from tho Statesman's Year
Book), and a population of G.C93.S10. in
10CO; tho density per square mile for tho
wholo of Belgium Is 6SS. Tho cultivated
area of Egypt Is 12.970 squaro miles, but
tho whole area, of Egypt proper Is about
400.000 square miles; tho population by tho
census of 1S37 fthe latest available) la
0,731.-105; so the density is either 750 to tho
squaro mllo if you reckon tho cultivated
area only, or 4& If you reckon tho wholoj
SALT LAKE CITY. Nov. 16-Klndly
publish in your "Question and Answer
column tho respective salaries of tho of
fices filled by ChrlB Dlehl and J. Whi ta
ker, and obllgo? A Subscrlbor.
The salary of each Municipal Judge is
J2500 a year.
SANDY. Utah, Nov. 17. Ploaso answer
ln your "Questions and Answers" doparti
mcnt, aro there two distinct lodges. Ma
sons and Froo Masons? W. C. James.
TOOELE. Utah, Nov. 1C Pleaso an
swer in Sunday's Tribune ln "Question
and Answer" department tho following:
Wero thcro ever any Presldonta of tho
United States elected without the aid of
the electoral votes of tho State of Now
York? (2) If so, who and ln what year?
Yea; Now York did not vote at all In
ITS?, when Washington was elcctod tho
first time, and Washington was elected
oven If New York had voted against him.
In 1S12 James Madison wns elected Presi
dent, though New York voted for Do Witt
Clinton, nnd at that election New York
had 20 out of a total of 218 votes, or about
one-sovonth of tho whole, whereas that
Stato now has lesx than ono-twelfth of
the wholo. In 1S5C James Buchanan was
elected President, though New York votod
for John C. Fremont. In 1S6S. Grant was
elected President, but New York cost Its
vote for Horatio Soymour. In 1S76, Now
York voted for Samuel J. Tllden to bo
President, but R B. Hayes was chosen.
At many elections, notably tho four lost
ones, tho vote of Now York could havo
been spared by tho winning candidate
without changing tho result.
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Thoy wero in a magnificently docoratod
rcom In tho West ond of London. Tliey
approached each other from opposlto di
roctions. Ono of them was as polo as a
ghost, the other blushing red as a cherry.
Presently they met, and. careless of the
fact that dozens of eyes wero wutchlng
them, thoy kissed each other.
Tho meeting seemed to bring them por
frct peace; but alaH, alack! Thoy had
scarcely boon aldo by side nbovo twenty
seconds when a man approached with tho
llro of battlo in his eye. With cool inso
lence he raised tho stick he carried, nnd
then oh. horror! ho struck a sharp,
quick blow, and the pale ono was sent
nplnnlng eovoral feet away.
Tho other neither Bcreamod nor fainted.
Thero was no heart-breaking, no ronont
lncnl, not oven n murmur.
Billiard ballH aro used to that sort of
Cliamborlaln's Cough Remedy Is
Pleasant to Tako.
The fineet quality of granulated loaf
sugar Is used In the manufacturo of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and the
roots used In its preparation give It a
flavor similar to maple syrup, making It
quite pleasant to take. Mr, W. L,
Roderick, of Poolesvillo. Md., In speak
ing of thlu remedy, Bays: "I have used
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy with my
children for several years and can
truthfully say it Is the best preparation
of the kind I know of. Thc children llko
to take It and it has no Injurious after
effect. For walo by all lcadolng tlrue-
I Humorous Story of S Q jj ILEWIS ecauao r 1
H the Woea That ? Hartley Insisted a
I Can"Ta?tlly Th Veteran on Ordering the J
1 on Their First Unmorict ! Turkey from the m
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IT WAS to be their first Thanksgiving
dlnnor after wedded bliss young Mr.
and Mrs. Hartley and they deter
mined to colebrato tho ovent In a be
fitting manner. Thoy wero settled in a
cosy littlo Hat, and Mrs. Hartluy was Just
dying to play hostess. Tho husband, on
his part, felt that he could aosumo all the
suavity and dignity of host at tho head
of his own table, and so tho affair was
talked ovor and planned out with all the
onthualusm that lound some now detail to
feod upon every succeeding uay.
Tho first Idea was to Invite a party of
fourteen to sit down to tho dlnnor, ma
king sixteen in all. This had been settled
for several days when tho husband re
turned homo one evening to find tho wife
In tears. Of courso ne put his arms
around her and anxiously asked if ills
mother-in-law were 111 or deaa, and after
a littlo alio choken baok hor sobs and re
plied: "Nobody Is ill or dead, but 1 havo been
measuring with a tapellnu."
. "Measuring what tho back yard?"
"No; tho dining-room and tho tablo.
Tho tablo won't Boat but eight persons,
and wo couldn't get over tweivo Into the
olnlng-room It wo packed thorn llko sar
dines. What are wo to do? Can't tho
wnll3 bo bulged out, or something, to
Tho husband critically examined tho
walls and decided that they already hud
all thc bulco that could be reasonably
expected ot them. A mountain of anxiety
was settling down on tho littlo household
whon hla lace suddenly cleared and ho ex
claimed: "By George, but it's tho cosiest thing
ln the world! Instead of having sixteen
wo will only havo eight!"
"Oh, Hurry, but how wiso and clever
you axe!" alio exclaimed ln turn, as she
dried hor tears and embraced him. "No
ono on this earth but you would havo
thought of anything so clover."
That point was Got over and all was
screno, but only for a fow hours. At
midnight that night Harry was nudged
out or his sleep lo hear a voice saying:
"Wo can't havo a Thanksgiving dlnnor
after all. If we net the tablo for eight
persons the tablecloth will bo too short.
Whon mamma bought them for us sho
said wo would nevor want to scat over
four or five at once. Oh, Horry, but!"
"But all we'vo got to do Is to buy a
longer cloth," ho elceplly replied.
"That's so. Why didn't 1 think of It?
You aro Just tho cleverest man ln this
world, and I'm not going to worry any
But sho did. Next day sho discovered
that she had only knives and forks for
six. It was tho samo with dining-room
chairs. It was tho same with tho after
dinner coffco cups and several other
things, and sho had wept for an hour
whon Harry camo home and suggested
that tho way out of thc difficulty was to
buy or borrow. For ten days beforo
Thanksgiving there were rohearsals ovory
evening. That Is. pictures wero taken
down and reliung. tho tablo set. an Imagl.
nary company assembled, and host and
hostess went through their ports until It
was certain that thero co'uld bo no failure.
Meanwhile, tho turkoy had by no means
been forgotten. On tho contrary, ho had
really been tho main lsssuc, and tho other
matters were tangonts. It hud nevor
been a question between turkey, gooso or
duck. It had been turkoy from tho Aral
a fat young turkey weighing from ton to
tweivo pounds a turkoy stuffed with oys
ters and done brown and carved after tho
rules laid down by the world's greatest
They had talked, sung and dreamed of
turkoy. and on th& sly each had consulted
poulterers and butchers days and dayu in
advance. From a natural history taken
from the public library they read up on
tho habits of tho bird, and they smacked
their lips ln unison over the concluding
words: "And tho turkey Is probably tho
finest oatlng of any of tho doraostlo fowl
that can be named."
Up to llvo days beforo Thanksgiving
thero had not been a word of disagree
ment or tho slightest friction. Thon camo
a cloud. Tho young wlfo argued that the
turkoy should bo bought that very day
and placed ln tlio rofrlgerator. A bird ln
tho bo was worth two ln tho butcher
shop. Tho market might go up, or all the
turkeys In the country lly off to Canada
to bo roasted. She would be on tho safe
aide. Every hour or two, until he was
wanted for tho oven, sho would look In on
the bird and seo that ho had not escaped,
and ho would bo a prlzo to exhibit to any
of her friends dropping ln.
1 Tho husband, on tho contrary, held that
tho turkey should bo loft alive till tho last
day. llo would be gaining fat and Juici
ness all tho times, and would havo the
flavor of a fresh-picked peach when ready
for tho table. RaUj, germs or microbes
might get after him oven amidst tho Ice,
and tho thought was not lo bo enter
tained. When tho husband had called his
wlfo's attention to tho fact that hla
grandfather had once ran a turkey ranch,
and that ho himself hnd boon talking tur
key slnco he was 19 years old, tho wlfo
give in and tho next question camo up.
Who should order this bird? Tho wlfo
contendod that sho should. It was not
only hor privilege as a houBOwIfc, but tho
butcher would naturally glvo a wlfo a
Creator cholco and a finer bird than ho
would a husband. Sho could elicit a posi
tive guarantee from him as to age. con
duct, fatness and tcnderncMS, whllo ho
would certainly sook to work off most any
eld bird, of most any ago and condition,
on an innocent-looking young husband.
It would bo solcctod tho day beforo
Thanksgiving, with jw<lvo and unalter
able ordors for dollvury next morning at
oharp 9 o'clock. By 10 o'clock ho would
bo ln tho oven, and by 1 ho would make
hla bow to tho audienco. Yes, It was all
settled that sho should go down to tho
But another disagreement took place.
As tho head of tho house It was tho hus
band's duty lo select tho turkey. Next
year ho might waive his right, but it could
not bo thought of now. Wisdom, experi
ence, observation and cleverness wero re
quired to solect a turkey to do honor to
tho occasion, and tho butcher who thought
to pull feathers over his eyoa would meet
his Waterloo In trying It on. He might
have an lnnocont look, and people might
think ho could bo "worked," but whan
his guests ato of that twelve-pound tur
koy they should bo usked to doclde. Tho
situation was strained for an hour, and
then the wlfo gavo up. If sho was to
havo tho honor of cooking the turkoy,
why not grant tho husband tho honor of
"Sir," said young Mr. Hartley as ho en
tered a butcher shop where scores of
dressed fowls woro hanging by tho legs
or plied In heaps. "I want one of the best
twelve-pound turkeys ln the place, and I
want to tell you that I know the differ
ence botwuon a first und second rater and
can't bo deceived."
"I llko to seo one of your sort," replied
tho butchor with u patronizing amllo; und
ho proceeded to hunL out the leanest and
toughest bird In tho lot and declared that
Georgo Washington never saw a finer one.
It was paid for and the order booked for
0 o'clock next morning, and Mr. Hartley
i wont homo patting himself on the back.
Beforo ho slept that night ho had de
scribed tho butchor, tho butcher shop, the
turkey nnd what ho said so many limes
over that his wlfo dreamed of them and
woke up with tho nightmare.
Breakfast next morning was o.it nf th-
way betimes to prepare tho slutting and
lake tho bird ln. Nino o'clock conic, lxit
Jhv buiohor'A boy, did not oppoar. Ho was
given half an hour's grace and then Mr.
Hartley walked out to meet and reprove
him At 10 he headed for the butchor
shop. Tho butcher consulted his ordor
book or his uausugo-iitufflng machine or
something or other, and then said that the
boy had started out at 8:30 and must have
reached tho house long ago. Mr. Hartloy
got home at 10:30 to find Inquiries, toars
and reproaches awaiting him. Ho took
them all In Ills arms and soothe them by
saying that he would go out and telephone
from the corner.
Yes, this wan Jones, thc butcher, and
what was wanted? The Hartley turkoy
ordered for 9 o'clock? Certainly. Owing
to an Incomprehensible mistake, such a
ono as had never happened before and
could by no possibility happen again, the
bird had been left lying on Its back un
der a bunch, but would Instantly bo for
warded by lightning express. Sorry, but
you know how It is?
Mr. Hartley returned lo tho house and
waited for tho lightning express to strike.
It didn't connect, and Mrs. Hartley wept
and reproached and would not be com
forted. If she had ordered tho turkey if
sho had named the hour of delivery If
Tho husband rushed out Into the street
to find a boy with a turkey and murder
him, but thc host he could do was to find
a boy with a leg of mutton under his arm
and scare him out of a year's growth be
causo It hadn't wings and feet on. It was
going on 12 when he rang the butcher up
"Yes, this is Jones. Turkey? What
turkey? Hartley, you say? Oh. yes. Why.
your turkey ought to bo ulmost ready for
tho tablo by now. Just hold the lln for
a minute. All. Mr. Hartley, very sorry,
you know, but an old fellow named Blnks
carried vour turkey away by mistake for
a piece of salt pork, and wo now havo fc , lH
three men out on his trail. He will be run t lu IH
down without doubt and maJo to disgorge, L ' ti
and meanwhile, if tho salt pork will do ' 1!
you any coo " f i nl
"I knew it would be ao!" walled the ( IH
wife as the husband sijoaked into the f
i!?"80 wh,, lh'J be!" were ringing noon. 1
Our guests will begin to arrive within . '
ten minutes, and what can I say to them? f,
Ifyou had only left It to mo!" !
Thoro was but or;o thing Mr. Hartlov i
oould do kill tho batcher. He turned oh V '1
his heel and left the house with that re- a I
solvo ln his heart. It took him twentv
minutes to reach tho shop, and on tho
way down he adopted und rejected twen
ty dlfforent plans for putting tho liar to
death. Ho finally settled on that of cram- i
mlng a turkey, If thero was ono left, down
his throat and holding it thero. But It ,
was not to be. Ho reached the shop to .
find it shut up and a sign reading: 1
Closed for the day. Open again tomor-
Mr. Hartley rcturnod homo to find his r IH
six miosis assembled In tho parlor, and fj
nlJ wife blushing ond 3tammoring and
tearfully trying to explain tiilngB. The ! lH
turkoy dinner was turkoyleas. and It had
all como about from the husband Intor-
ferine; with tho -wife's constitutional prlv- jH
lieges. Tne husband stopped out Into the
hall for a moment to jrot his nervo un tr i !
face his f:ietidH and accuser, and Just
tbc-n a colored man with a covored baskot f
In hand camo upstairs and said:
"If your name was Brown, don here's
your turkey dat wo dun cooked at do
rc-stuurant for you." . i
Mr. Hartley took thn turkey ln. Ho .
also took tho darky in. When ho had
placed tho stpaminc bird In tho center of !'
the spread table he entered tho parlor
with a paternal smile on his face and '
"Now, ladies a.id centiemen, please
don't let tho turkey get cold. Run out,
dear, and givo tho few finishing touches,
and we will follow In a moment." Il
And whon they had pronounced the
turkey par excellence, and the tituffinp
eilvinc, and the dinner ono of the cosiest !
of tho season, the young wife raised her
tearful eyes to her husband and ex- IH
"But. oh, you bad, bad man! How
could I know 'you were planning' such n j ll
complete surprise and saving mo nil the '
worry of cooking!" ' Jj
"Eh? Er! Well, you know." ho re- )
plied; and then thc guests raid he was HHJ
a Jolly, clever follow, and drank to his HBl
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