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PITTSBURG DISPATCH, 'MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1892.
she finished the edge. Then a black velvet
coat, relic of finery, was made to do dutv as
a little jacket, cat shorter than the Eton
model, slashed tip the back to the neck and
edged all around with a finish of jet. The
top of her skirt ihe edged about with a
doable biai fold ot velvet, fitted neatly.and
less than two inches wide when all finished,
and this she hocked over a full waist of the
pay green and blue tartan wool, checked off
with a thread of scarlet in silk.
The height of gaiety in the children's
social season comes with the holidays, and
no grown belle prepares for a term of social
triumphs with more zest than do many of
the little folks. The next threo weeks will
bring some charming dancing parties for
the little folk. So far as I am concerned I
prefer to watch the children dance rather
than the grown folk. It seems so much
more natural for the lambkins to gambol. I
never can quite persnad"e myself that a
waltzing pair of grnwn-up people is not
more or less a bit of comic business.
These big dancers often Save a sort of
sheepish air about them, as if they were
not quite certain in their own minds that
they weren't ridiculous. Hot so the little
fairy tots of 8, 10 and 12. Their every
motion i! airy, elastic and feathery; their
tiny feet seem scarcely to touch the floor.
They glide without effort, and seem to be
doing what is natural to them. Here, in the
illustration, sits the future belle of the
ballroom. She is an apt pupil, and learns
her steps more easilr tnan she masters
latitude and longitude, or conquers the
mystery ot vulgar fractions. Her gown is
modeled somewhat after the prevailing
Russian style, and is composed ot chestnut
brown velvet, with uhitc cashmere chemis
ette trimmed with brord embroidered
band, the entire costume being garnstured
with gray lnr in the pleasing and original
For outdoor uses the prevailing- general
use of fur lor trimming serves most admir
ably to set off the peachy skins and flossy
locks of the little folks. Many large felt
hats too, are seen in picturesque shapes
that impart an air of delicious uemureness
to their lace', although it often seems to
me that the solitarv chick would rejoice if
its mother hadn't quite so much time and
monev to furnish tine feathers for it. It is
hard on the solitary chick to carry about
finery enough for a whole brood.
A 3Iado-')vr Gown.
A bright girl, with more ot a deposit in
her head than at her banker's, has made
herself a fascinating fall costume out ot a
last j ear's gown. The skirt of the gown,
which was of dark wool, she cut and fitted
over to the desired shape. It was a dull,
reddish, rough stuff, and with a little quill
ing of velvet doubled together and plaited
Good Things for Scotland.
That Scotch effects will continue popular
through the spring season is indicated by
sample lines already shown, and also by ad
vance fashion reports from European cen
ters. The lead jog houses are plaoing spring
orders for Scotch and chintz goods, and even
the new dress gimps and moss trimmings
are in Scotch effects. Scotch velvets, silks
and ribbons are being shown in both im
ported and domestic samples. Beports
from France affirm that plaid velvets are
being favored with many reorders, and all
indications are that fano and plaid velvets
will be a feature of the season. These
goods will not be confined to any age, but
will be worn alike by ladies, misses aud
For Travel In the Country.
A covert coat is an essential part of a
country outfit, and occasionally these are
made three-quarter length. They are not
so heavy if required for walking, nor are
ther so fashionable as the longer make,
which are double-breasted, and often cut
up at the side from the hem to the depth
of a quarter of a yard. The cuffs are nrade
with a tricorn piece placed diagonally on
Comme U rant.
Griiit, gray, brown ana baize are now very
popular lor woolens.
A qibl's coat of red cloth Is trimmed with
gold and black braid.
For velvet gowns and cloaks, dark green,
red and black will be most employed.
Sailor suits are worn by girls or all ages.
Tliey are invaluable as school and play cos
tumes. Girls' street ooats are braided and fin
ished with one or more capes, three or four
not being unusual.
The Russian velvets now in favor are only
those of the richer grades. The lines are a
thin cord or silk over a dark woolen back
ground. A LEAr-TiAR novelty in the Jewelry line is
a stick-pin In the form or an interrogation
point. Another is In the form of a slipper,
with a ohalu lrom heel to toe.
Corduroy cloth in its various browns is
much liked for medium-length winter
cloaks. They aie trimmed with brown fur
and, in some designs, with rosettes or brown
The turban is rairly fashionable. The
most approved style fits rather closely to
the head, and lecalls the old day when a
saucer-shaped head-gear without trimming
was looked upon as quite the thing.
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Chicago, Dec. IL Charles Chanter, a
botanist, employed in the Horticultural
Department ot the "World's Fair, to-day fell
from the fifteenth floor of the Masonio
Temple to the basement. Bis body was
mashed into a jelly.
The elevator stopped at tjie fifteenth floor
and as it started upward, without warning
the man in charge attempted to open the
door and get out. He was caught between
the elevator and wire grating on the side ot
the shaft This grating bulged out allow
ing the car to pass Chanter, who at once
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Chinamen Must Go Back.
Plattsburg. N. Y., Dee. IL The 12
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One Thousand and Sixty the Sunday Con
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New York, Deo IL One thousand and
sixty emigrants were received at the Ellis
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Bourgogne, from Havre, 547; the Russia,
from Hamburg, 205, and the Kaiser Wil
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Drink Traps Jallbreakers.
Erie, Pa., Dec. 11. Special Sheriff
Button, of Conneaut, O., left here to-day
with Patrick and Michael Cribbins, two
desperadoes who broke jail at Pamesville,
O., a week ago. They were under indict
ment for burglary and took occasion to
leave the jail while the Sheriff was eating
his supper. Hearing that their mother
had won a squatter's right claim valued at
J6.000 from the Pennsylvania Railroad
Company they came home to congratulate
the old lady on her good fortune and, get
ting drunk, fell afoul of the police in this
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By JESSIE M. E. SAXBY, Author of "TheLads of Lunda, eta"
Copyright, 1S92, by the Author.
"There's something wrong in that house,"
X said to myself, after I got into my study,
and sat down to smoke a pipe before going
I had been dining at the house of a
patient, Cecil Harrington, and had spent a
very pleasant eeuing, notwithstanding the
impression I bad carried away.
I am afraid we doctors contract a habit
of suspecting the family cupboard of con
taining a skeleton when the livers, brains,
or blood of the household do not explain
to our entire satisfactiou the symptoms of
its various members. "We know better
than either clergyman or lawyer how mucn
of physical disease is the direct product ot
wrong done somewhere, aud we soon learn
to take tor granted, in a large measure,
that the root of an obscure complaint
springs from somebody's sin.
The little party of 6ix around Mr. Har
rington's dinner-table had been what one
might call a lamily party. There was our
host, jut recovered from a tedious illness
which had worried me more than I liked to
acknon ledge, because it seemed so trifllin g
and vet would not be exorcised so readily
as I expected. The seat at the head of the
table was charmingly filled by Mrs. Har
rington, young, beautiful and possessed oi a
pensive manner which had a curious fas
cination in it. I occupied the seat on her
right hand. Mr. Harrington's cousin, a
handsome, dark-eyed American, was on her
left. Two brothers of Mrs. Harrington,
home from abroad for a few days, were on
either side of Cecil.
Although I had not been many months in
the city of Hartford, I had known Mr. Har
rington before, for we had been at college
together; and, though never very confi
dential, we had liked each other well enough
to reach that point in iriendship where
titles aud surnames cease to be used, and
we were "Cecil" and "Edwin" to each
The talk around the table was blithe and
general, for all were in good spirits; yet
once when I asked a question of my lair
hostess she replied at random, and when I
looked at her inquiringly I noticed a curi
ous frightened expression in her eyes,
which were turned on Amorv Rhodes at the
moment The expression ot his eyes I could
not mistake; it was a look ot pity and ten
derness and profound admiration. The im
pression made on my mind was gone in a
moment, but it came back later to add Its
weight to other tnings.
Mrs. Harrington's brothers left the table
with her, and Mr. Rhodes fell into a brown
study while Cecil and I continued a little
We weie evidently not a congenial trio
at iuu .iuic,uiu a. buuu ruse 10 ioiiow lue I
others to the drawing room. Rhodes got I
up with alacrity, and as we walked to the
door our host w"hispered to me: "A word,
please, Edwin. " His cousin went out at
once, and Harrington said to me quickly:
"I want to see you alone, and at your house
not here; fix a time soon, Edwin, soon,
for heaven's take!"
"To-morrow evening after 8 will that
do?" He nodded. As we ascended the
stairs I asked: "Are you feeling unwell
again? You look very well to-night"
"lam quite well. It's not that I'll
tell you all to-morrow." He looked at me
with so much misery in his face that I was
completely startled. But he did not mean
me to ask another question, so went up
stairs three steps at each bound. He opened
the drawing room door for me and revealed
Mrs. Harrington standing on the hearthrug,
with her face lit by a most beautiful smile,
which was shining full on Amory Rhodes.
The moment we came in she dropped into
her seat with a shrinking air, and the smile,
gave place to that pensive expression I
I had seen very little of Mrs. Harrington
until the occasion of her husband's iljness
threw us a good deal together, and during
that time I was greatly pleased with the
affection and solicitude she displayed to
ward him. Nothing could exceed her at
tention, which he repaid with loverly de
votion. Tbey had been married five years,
but they seemed as fond of each other as if
it were still honeymoon days with them.
I was therefore more than astonished
when I heard him say in a harsh voice,
"Why are you not practicing that new
song, Mable? Ton know I wanted vou to
accompany me to-night"
I think I know it well enough, dear,"
she answered, fanlteringly, and rose to 50
to the piano; but he said in the same angry
"I know you don't know it well enough,
so yon need not trouble," and he left the
room. He was only gone a minute, and on
his return be was as gentle and courteous as
usual for the rest of the evening. But a
cloud seemed to have settled on his wife's
spirit, and she spoke very little. I noticed
that Rhodes kept near her. Once or twice
I saw them exenange a glance which seemed
to indicate some mutual "nndnrsinnHinr. "
and both seemed to be watching Harrington
closely. YeJ I solemnly declare that noth
ing in their manner suggested to me anv
suspicion of an amour or anvthing of that
sort But in my study, later, I repeated
again to myself: "There is something
wrong in that house."
At 8 o'clock on the following evening
Harrington was nshered into my study. I
had turned the lights low, and was loafing
in my arm chair. I knew how much ex
ternal things influence people. It would
be mora easy for my patient to speak
frankly in the dim light with a Inxy friend
smoking aud listening, than if he had to
face a sharp-eyed doctor, reading every
feature by the help of three gas jets.
He took the other arm chair I pulled np
for him, and he did not speak for a minute
or two. My arrangements for facilitating
confidential talk had put me at a disad
vantage, for I could not study his ex-'
pression as I should have liked. As I re
marked, "You wanted to consult me?" I
glanced at him, but could not read his face.
His voice was as olear and cool as possible,
when he replied, "Yes, I want to consult
you. You know how happy I have been
with Mabel? Did it ever occur to you,
Edwin.thatshe my wife is a hypocrite,
a beautiful fiend false to me, and worse
"Heavens! Cecii! "What horrible words,"
was all I could say. Mv affected indolence
was gone in a moment I dropped my pipe,
sat boll upright and stared in his face.
Then I saw that he was very pale and his
brows were knit together like one who is
putting powerful restraint upon his tem
per. The working of his features was in
strong contrast to his voice, which was calm
"You are surprised, of course," he said.
"Anybody wonld be; but I must repeat that
she is the veriest sham that walks this
earth! And my cousin Amory Rhodes is
the blackguard who has waked" the devil in
that beautiful witch."
I knew then what rock" he had split upon
and I exclaimed, "OhI Cecil.for God's sake
don't let the demon of jealousy get aboard
of you! Because, perhaps, you have seen
your cousin's undisguised admiration for
your wife we all admire her, you know
and her natural liking for such admiration.
so you have jumped to a conclusion which
is most unworthy of you, and does your
wife (so lately your devoted nurse) a
I spoke hotly, because I believed he was
wrong; but he did not resent my words.
He merely smiled in amelancholy way and
said, "I quite expected you to look at it so.
You could not know as I da You have not
had to mark, as I have, a thousand and one
trifles which goto prove that a wall of di
vision has grown up between us. Yon have
not seen us together before last night I
asked you on purpose, and I know for I
watched you that you noticed more than
one incident which confirms my statement
Is that not so Edwin?"
For the life of me I could not deny that
I had thought there was something unusual
in the action of those two to each other; but
I was emphatic in declaring my conviction
that their secret if secret there was was
not that which Harrington affirmed it to be.
"You did not know, ot course," he re
sumed, "that Rhodes was very fond oi Mabel
Hynde years ago. It was that which sent
him back to America in such a hurry, and I
never supposed he would come here again.
But he has come; and he has allured her
from me, although he told me he had got
over his old fancy. D himi" The last
two words were spoken as coldly as everv
other word, and as I had never, during
even the peculiar experience ot a doctorj
heard that imprecation spoken without
heat, it made me shudder.
I said no word, and Harrington went on.
"The wjfe who can be so lured away is not
worth much not worth troubling one's
heart about; and yet I loved Mabel, and I
love her in spite of it Moreover, no man
or woman shall wrong me, and get off scot
free I" Then he leaned near me, and whis
pered, "Edwin, you puzzled me over my
illness. You could not make it out; some of
the symptoms baffled you. I will explain
these. I was being poisoned yes, poisoned
by my wife."
"Oh, this is awful too awful I" I ex
claimed, springing to my feet, and turning
up the gas; for I could not longer bear the
shadowy light and the cold voice speaking
of the blackest of crime!!. Harrington rose
when I did, and we stood for a minute gaz
ing into each other's white faces. Then I
recovered myself and said, "What proof
have you of this? I do not mean such
proof as may be suggested bythednvil to
a jealous husband, but such proof as would
satisfy a judge and jury of practical men."
He drew from his pocket a small phial,
with the label of a New York ehemist on
it; and the bottle contained a poison so
said the label on it
"Where did Mabel get this from?" he
said in the same cold whisper as before.
"Did she send to America for it; or did an
American who is now at my bouse bring it?
Why was the bottle concealed in her ward
robe? And why did she always insist upon
giving me my medicine and beef tea her
self? Can you explain these things, Ed
win? Is that not proof enough?"
"I really don't know what to say or
think," I said at last "Why have you
told me this?"
"To secure a competent witness, of
course," was the prompt reply.
"But I have notnritnessed anything," I
answered hurriedly. "I don't want to
spy on a woman, even if she is a wicked
"I am confiding in my doctor," said Ce
cil, "and he must hear and be guided by
what I tell him."
I do not need to follow our conversation
further except to state that I was gradually
led to accept my friend's statements, and to
agree to say nothing to anyone, but watch
and help him when needful. Yet when I
saw him out at the door I oould not help
saying, "Seems to me the shortest and most
manly course you can pursue is to kick your
cousin out your door, and tell your Wile's
brothers to take her to Bombay with them."
He shook his head and walked away.
Among my letters "taext morning was a
little note in a delicate feminine handwrit
ing, end it was signed "Mabel Harrington."
She wrote asking me to call next day, and
the hour she mentioned was a time when I
knew Cecil would be at his offioe in the city;
therefore he could not be ill. I might not
have commented on the time chosen but for
mr conversation with her husband, which
had led me, of, "course, to mark any
peculiarity in Mrs. Harrington's conduct
I-wondered what she wished to say tome,
for she wis never ill, and I could not sup
pose that she wanted to talk of Cecil's
health. I devoutly hoped the wife was not
foing to take me into her confidence, as the
usband bad done; but I made up my mind
if she complained of Cecil that I should
speak plainly to her of Mr. Rhodes. As I
drove np to the door; I saw a man walk
away from it I easily recognized him as
Amory Rhodes. I was exasperated, and
not at all in a family-physician frame of
mind when I was shown into Mrs. Harring
ton's parlor. '
She came to meet me with a kind of
tremble in her air and face and figurer. I
can't describe her appearauce any other
way, but I thought, as I took her shaking
hand and looked at the graceful form vi
brating with some strange emotion, "If
this creature is a beautiful fiend, capable of
the most deliberate cold-blooded crimes,
she certainly can act the timid, tender
woman to perfection."
"How good ot you to come just when I
said, doctor," she faltered, and as we sat
down she added, "I wanted to talk to you
alone when when Ceoil was away."
She stopped, as if unable to say more, and
I replied: "I suppose yon did not wish your
husband present as you asg me to call in
"I am afraid he would be angry if he
knew I had sent for you or spoken to you."
A long pause, I would not help her a bit
I was becoming very angry with her, for
there was Jjing on the table bv her side a
bunch of fresh roses and a photograph of
Amory Rhodes. Both flowers and pnoto
graph" had quite reoently been laid there,
for the papers in which they had been
folded were lying beside them.
I am afraid my silence made her more
nervous still, for her color weut and came,
and her breathing was much, quickened.
At last she said, "Doctor, I am very anx
ious about Cecil."
"Why so?" I asked bravely.
She glanced timidlv at me and replied,
"He is so what shall I call it fitful so
strange. He never used to be cross with
me, never!" and then the tears came, not
in a burst, or like the way a woman cries
when she feels herself ill used; but in slow,
heavy drops, tbaf fell with a kind ot splash
on the roses over which she was by that
"Do you give Cecil no cause for being
what ybu call cross?" I asked a little
To my surprise she answered meekly,
"No; that I am aware of. I try all I can to
please him except except I can't ex.
plain, I fear, how his strange wavs have
made me different, somehow. I feel fright
ened at times. I don't like to be as affec
tionate as I used to be and want to be, be
cause he says I am only pretending. It is
so hard on me, I could have borne anvthing
Still I was rigid and unhelpful, God par
don me, and when she could she resumed,
"Doctor, I often fear Cecil can't be ," A
longer pause than before. Then she asked
hesitatinslv: "You were sometimes puz
zled over his illness. He did not seem to
you very ill, you said, and yet he did not
get well as you expected. Did you never
think that perhaps his mind might be a
Iltll" warped off Us balance?"
"Never 6uch a thought occurred to me,
Mrs. Harrington, nor do I believe it would
have occurred to any doctor."
"Ab, that is the difficulty. Always when
he is physically unwell, the mental dis
turbance disappears. But it is there,
doctor; it is there. Poor Cecil can hide it
from everybody, but I know, I know."
"Do you wish me to infer that yon con
sider your husband out of his mind?" I
"I must confide in you, doctor," she said,
sobbing; "there is nothing else to da I
have kept the secret for a long time, be
cause I could always pretend to Cecil that
I did not know, aud while he did no one
any harm I saw no reason to telL But
now he has become suspicious of me and
others: and lam so afraid he will break out
This storv of hers was as startling to me
as his had been, and I could not credit it.
"Cecil is the last man I should suspect of
going wrong in his mind," I said, " and I
do not think you have told me anything to
prove it. If he has noticed anything in
your conduct to make him 'cross' or 'sus
pect' that does not indicate mental disor
der on his part. You must give me an in.
stance before I can for one moment credit
such an appalling statement, Mrs. Har
rington." She wrung her hands. "I wish I could
explain without seeming to blame Cecil.
It seems disloyal of me to expose him to
you; and yet I must, doctor. I am so afraid
or what may happen. He shuts himself
into his studio all night Often I go to the
door and I hear him speaking as if to me or
someone else. Oh, such horrible things he
says, and in auob angry tones. Often I
hear him stamp and fling things about as
if be were fighting someone. It terrifies
2b be continued to-morrow.
Toilet Lanoline for skin roughness and
irritotianr especially with small children.
Best remedy against hemorrhoids (piles).
Ask your druggist for Toilet Lanoline.
Mellor & Hoene Are Selling; Pianos.
7T Fifth Avenue.
We are baying a tremendous trade in
pianos; always have had. Our Instru
ments ure enormously popular. Cliloker
lnir, Hardman, Kimball, Krakauer, Vose
& Sons' pianos. See our Incomparable
line of pianos, organs JEollans, church
onrans, fine inusio cabinets, stools, etc.
Covers to fit all pianos. In our line we
carry the largest and flnet stock: of in
struments in this section of the country.
Our prlros. Honest; our tonus, e.isy,
Everything we sell we guarantee to be
aa absolutely perfect as can bo made.
For nnytblne In onr line write us lor
catalogues. Open evenings until Christ
mas. AIkllor & II0E3E, Founded 1831,
Warerooms, 77 Fifth uvquue.
GOULD W0ETH MOKE DEAD.
HlsFet Securities Advance Over 815(00V
OOO in a "Week.
New York, Dec. 11. Wall street values
Jay Gould dead at 20,000.000 more than
Jay Gould alive. Western Union, Man
hattan and Missouri Pacific were the Gould
pet stocks, and from he quotations of
Thursday, December 2, with Gould living,
and, though sick unto death, a possible
Sower in the street, and the quotations of
lecember 10, with Gould a week dead,
these three stocks are worth more by just
With the stiffening in prices of stocks di
rectly connected with these and the sympa
thetic rise all along the list due to the man
ifestation of this "Gould sentiment," it is
sale to estimate the total week's advance at
fullv twenty millions.
Wall street has a dozen whys and where
fores to explain tbe boost In almost every
theory the fact that Gould was a bar sinis
ter on the fair face of Wall street is given
a prominent part. Others, with the cry of
"The king is dead, long live the king," pay
tribute to young George, and praise his conservatism.
WHY GOOD TEHPLABS ARE PE0TJD.
"Would Ton Like to Know
Why we are so busy? It's this: Our line of
toys, dolls, games, iron tovs, wagons, sleds,
doll carriage, slcln covered animals, tree
ornaments and tbe thousand other attrac
tive Xmas articles is larger than ever, and
selling at US to S3 per cent less than other
houses. See for yoursolf.
Jaiies W. (jBOvz, Fifth avenue.
Glove and handkerchief cases, newest de
signs, very choice. Louvre, 24 'Sixth street,
directly opposite Oijou Theater.
Smix in size, great in results: Ce Witt's
best for tnek headache and sour stomaoh.
Little Early Buers. Best pill for constipation
BnowKir stamps, tne latest and most
amusing thing out for children. Buy a set
and make the little ones happy forXnias.
For sale by J. W. Grove, Fittb. avenue.
Don'Tbeina hurry buving your holiday
presents till afteryon seo Henry Terbeyden's
magnlfloent display snperb, neb, grand
must be seen to be appreciated.
Lames. Bronzes. Bric-a-brae.
Diamonds set and Jewelry made to order.
They Count the Next Lady of thelWhlta
Honse in Their Order.
ElCHMOSD, Va., Dec. IL At a meeting
of the Inderendent Order of Good Tem
plars here one of the speakers, in refuting
the charge that the "order is made up of
people without standing in society, said:
"The Past Right Worthy Chief Templar
of the order, Hon. W. W. Turn bull, of
England, is an ex-member of the English
Parliament; two Good Templars have been
Presidents of the United States; the Gov
ernor of Virginia took the Good Templars
pledge many years ago and has never
"One of the finest ladies in tHis country
instituted a lodge of Good Templars in the
State of New York. This Iadv four years
ago was an occupant ot the White Hduse in
Washington, and after the 4th of 3Iarch
next, she will again return to her exalted
The audience applauded aj the last sen
tence was uttered.
The Moore Honse Falls.
Erie, Dec. IL iSpecxol The now
famous Moore House, of this city, has
fallen Into the hands of the Sheriff, being
closed last night The hotel was recently
purchasediy Mr. George Eckert, of Ridg
way. The executions and other claims ag
gregate more than $3,000.
"Will or William McKlnley, Sr.
Canton, O., Dea IL 5piaL The.
will of the late William McKinley, Sr.,
has been filed for probate in the Stark
County Court It bequeathes all his prop
erty, real and personal, to his daughter
Helen, who is directed to carry out his
wishes, which she alone knows.
Cash, the balance in small monthly pay
ments for $150 nneumatio tired bleyole, at
Pittsburg Cycle Company's, -423 Wood street.
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