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THE SCKANTON TRIBUNE-WEDNESDAY MOItNINGr, NOVEMBER 3, 1897.
ALMOST A CLEAN SWEEP
read district totals, the Democratic
vote Bhowed pains and the Republican
vote losses over the county poll of
three years ago. By 11 o'clock the re
turns were made to Indicate that the
whole Democratic ticket wns fleeted
nnd that the county would show a
Democratic plurality for state candi
dates. When the returns began to show
such Democratic pains the crowd lot
itself loose and there was hnrdly a mo
ment's cessation of cheering from 11
o'clock un to the time the place was
deserted several hours later.
HALL was filled.
The gallery and seats on tho main
floor were filled to their utmost capac
ity nnd about all the available standing
room was occupied. The yens anu ap
plause that came from so large a gath
ering can be better Imagined than de
scribed. At midnight Chairman Fitzslmmono,
who had been In evidence at only brief
Intervals, disappeared and was not af
terwards seen In the hall. At this time,
too, the candidates adjourned In a body
to tbe Scranton house for lunch. There
they held an Impromptu reception
while claiming their election to n man
and while reviving the early con
gratulations of their friends.
At 1. o'clock a Tribune reporter found
Colorel Fltzslmmons and obtained
from him the statement printed else
where and In which' ho claimed the
election of the whole ticket on majori
ties ranging from near 2,000 to above
4,000. Ills views were endorsed by oth
er recognized party leaders.
At 12.30 o'clock "Olad Hand" Roland
reached Music Hall from the South
Side districts, and lost no time In glanc
ing at th3 tally sheets and stepping to
the footllBhts to announce "a glorious
SPEECHES WERE MADE.
Horn. Koch nnd Kelly of tho candi
dates were eall?d .upon for speeches,
but did net respond.
Following are samnles of tho com
rlled figures read from the stage short
ly before 1 o'clock:
"SIx'y-th'reo districts give Schadt
fi.ioo, Pryor 5,261:" "one hundred dis
tricts give Schadt 1.900 majority, Kelly
2.710 majority, Horn 2,860 majority,
Koch 4.500 majority;" "Carbondalo has
gone Democratic by an average of
about 200 majority for each candidate."
SCENES AT THE POLLS.
-Manner in Which the Untile
Wngcd During the I)ny.
It was a dav of great nnxlety for
everybody Interested. The morning
lain knocked all calculations into a
cockel hat and left all hands at sea
as to even the possibility of the out
entne. This vagueness gave rise to all
kinds of rumors, and these coupled with
the inevitable election day stories of
cutting, kept headquarters on the
The only definite reports that came
Ju were that the vote up to noon was
extremely light and that the voters
were, as a rule, staving in the booths
for a long time, Indicating but little
straight votng. The first leturns
showed that these Indications were
pretty nearly right.
During the morning no one would
know that it was election day from the
appearance of the booths. Owing to
the rain only a small number of voters
came out and these few did not wait
around nny longer than was necessary
to get their ballot in.
At noon, however, the rain ceased
and a bright balmy Republican after
noon set In. The whole scene changed
and before t 3 o'clock was on In earn
est. The Interest which the weather
had dampened declared Itself and ns
was surmised it was of tho liveliest
kind. That It wns such is shown by
the fact that In inanv districts In tho
citv especially-, the vot reached Its
high witer mark before the pills were
REDOUBLED THEIR EFFORTS.
The detriment of the morning caused
the party workers to redouble their ef
forts during th afternoon. There was
far more than the average number of
workers about each poll, almost every
candidate having a representative or
two looking after his interests. There
fore, as might be expected, there was
tho warmest knd of hustling during
the contractel period offered for effec
Theri were few disturbances of a
violent nature reported, although
slight clashes were more frequent pos
sibly than on the average election day.
The Twelfth ward had Its customary
bother. The Democratic officers, Mos
cow Ryan, Constable J. C. Moran and
Dan Hayes started In to run things In
a hlgh'-handed manner, and by reason
of their actions delajed the opening of
the Ixjoth nearly two hours. The Re
publican Inspector complained to head
quarters of their action and warrants
were about to be issued for their arrest,
when It was learned that they had
come down from their high horse and
weie permitting the Republican official
to exercise his prerogatives.
The South district c Lackawanna
township also had a row as usual.
John Jovce, who was elected majority
Inspector of the district last spring,
when he voted on age. He Is now over
22, and having failed to pay his taxes,
was disqualified from serving. The
Judge of election appointed Patrick J.
1'hllbln as Inspector, but John J. Coyne
objected to this, holding that It was
after 3 o'clock and that the law pro
vides that after one hour has elapsed
a substitution must be made by it vote
of all electors present at tho booth.
Hs carried his point and John Lydon
was chosen. As may be believed, this
From Pago 1.1
stormy start kept the district In tur
moil all day long.
TROUBLE OF DUNMORE.
Dunmore had tho most exciting epi
sode of nil. About fi o'clock there was
a big crowd collected about the polling
Place In the Second district of tho Sec
ond ward. Soil! Velclno, tho Italian
hotelkeeper, who was a Democratic
shoutor, challenged a man whom "Pat"
Kane, of Sport Hill, was taking in to
vote for "John R." Kane resented tho
insult to him nnd his faction by knock
ing Velclno Into the middle of tho
street. Two Italian police officers, Pa
trolman Tony Frank and Special
Frank Williams, arrested Kane nnd
with drawn clubs carried him through'
the crowd nnd Into a Laurel Hill enr
to transport him down the hill to the
town lockup. Kane's son heaid of the
nrrest. end catching ur. with tho car
Just as It was starting, proceeded to
rescue his father.
Young Kane Is slx-foot-one nnd
built for rulllng freight cars. Ho fair
ly carried his father nnd tho two offi
cers out of the car, dumped the three
of them into the read and then Jump
ing down hlm.self, thr3W tho officers
nsld3 and marched his father triumph
antly up the street. The officers
pinned up the rents In their clothing,
scraped tho mud off their faces and
meekly walked back to the polling
place. They say they will nrrest both
father and son later on. There were
threats of a race war before the scrap
was over, but fortunately it did not
Attracted n (ircnt Crowd to Adam;
Avrtine nnd Linden Street.
The Tribune's comprehensive dis
play of election returns attracted
much attention Inst nlsht. Thousands
gathered nt Adams avenue nnd Lln-d'-n
street, where bulletins were dis
played by means of a powerful stereop
ticon. The first returns received were from
New York city, and as the early re
turns from tho county were made
known, the way the battle was going
In Massachusetts and Ohio was also
There was great cheering from the
crowds as the returns announced an
increase in tire vote of some favorite
over the other candidates on the tick
et. It was a good-natured, typical
American crowd that was prepared to
cheer lustily for favorites, but was
equally willing to give n hearty greet
ing to the man who was appaiently
I he leader In tho race.
The bulletin continued to be dis
played with great regularity every
minute or two until 1 o'clock this
CONSPIRACY TO GET A DIVORCE.
The Husband mid Two Others Sent
Norfolk, Va Nov. 2. The celebrated
Hall-Smlth-Cannon conspiracy case
came up today on nn appeal from the
decision of Police Justice Tomlln, who
fined the defendants, E. Guy Hall, Wil
liam Smith and Joseph Cannon, $300
and sentenced them to six months' Im
prisonment for conspiracy against the
chastity of Mrs. Lillian Rain Cannon,
wife of Joseph Canno, In order to turn
ufacture evidence to be used In a di
William Smith turned state's evi
dence and was placed un the stand
after all the other testimony was In.
He told a story of a cold-blooded plan
to deprive the child-wife of her good
name, in otder that her husband might
be free. He testified that the bargain
between Cannon and the other two
conspirators was that they were to re
celve $100 each for the evidence which
would dissolve the mnrrlage, and that
Hall was to receive $200 If he succeeded
In producing it within a specified time.
He told, still further, how the young
wife was taken away from home by
Hall, and he nlso testified to the pay
ment of some money by Cannon to
both Hall and himself. The witness
wns still on the stand at adjournment.
TERRIBLE ALASKAN WINTER.
A Steamer from St. .Michael litis a
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 2. The steam
schooner Lakmer has arrived from St.
Michael. She brought no gold, passen
gers or freight southward. "No snow
was on the ground In the Immediate
vicinity of St. Michael when we left
there," said the mate, "but the weather
was gradually getting colder.
Disagreeable northeast gales swept
over the place, nnd during the thirteen
days that we were there discharging
our cargo wo were compelled to put
out to sea several times as far as Egg
Island, fifteen miles distant, to seek
shelter behind the island or stand away
from the Inhospitable snares and shal
lows near shore."
GOLD FROM COOK'S INLET.
Sixteen .Miners Bring Down 810,000
Port Townsend, Wash., Nov. 2. The
schooner Norman Sundel eamo down
today from Cook's Inlet with sixteen
passengers and $40,000 In gold dust.
Tho names of tho returning miners
bringing the largest amounts are:
John Rivers and wife, of Helena,
Mont., $6,000; James It. Greenleas, of
Port Townsend, $3,000; Robert Duncan,
of Seattle, $4,000; John Woods.of Gray's
Harbor, $1,G00; C. 'Creedon, of Fresno,
Cnl., $1,000; J. Frazler, of Seattle, $4,.
2Q0; Grant nnd Crozler, of Port An
geles, $8,000. Grant and Crozler went
In only seven months ago.
SAVED BY IMS FIANCEE.
Paid the I' inn of u .Mnn Who Stolo to
Mount Vernon, N. Y., Nov. 2. An
drew Scherr, 23 years old.was arraigned
In the police court this mornlng.eharged
with embezzling small sums of money
belonging to Grocer William Marks, his
Scherr told the police that he was
going to marry Anna L, Peterson next
Friday, and was hard pressed for cash.
Through tho Intercession of Scherr's
fiancee, Miss Peterson, who paid the
fine, amounting to $25, the man was set
BRITISH GOLD IN THE SOUDAN.
Syndlcnte linn Obtained Control of
London, Nov. 2. A dispatch to the
Dally Mall from Paris says: "A British
syndicate has obtained sole control of
the trade of the Soudan in exchange
for the payment of an annuity to the
Egyptian government and the defrayal
of tho expenses of military occupation.
It will teconstruct and work tho rail
way front Sunkln, on the Red Sea, to
Herbcr, on the Nile, the southernmost
point renched by the Anglo-Egyptian
WOMAN SUFFRAGE CONVENTION.
Twcntv-nlntli Anniinl .Meeting of the
Association nt Leulitown.
Lewlstown, Pa., Nov. 2. Tho twenty
ninth annual convention of tho Penn
sylvania Woman Suffrage association
In session hen, opened last evening
with a business session and address of
the president, Mrs. L. L. Ulackenburg,
of Philadelphia, followed by a public
meeting. Tho lending features wen?
an address by Charlotte Perkins Stet
son, of New York, on "The Mother nnd
tho llallott," and a paper by Ellen
E. Price, of Swnrthmon?, on "Woman
and tho Public Schools."
Today's sessions were of a business
character, Including reports from the
county superintendents and Mrs. Ida
Porter Hoyer's report of press work.
The school children were addressed
by Mrs. Rachel Foster Avery, of
Philadelphia, on "Oood Citizenship
Tonight's exercises Included ad
dresses by Jean B. Stephenson, of
Reading, on "The Club as a Factor
In Woman's Development," and Mrs.
Diana Hlrschler, of Philadelphia, on
"What Will Political Equality do for
the Working Woman?"
VICTIM OF IIVDROPIIOBIA.
.'harles Hogo Dirs After Suffering
Philadelphia, Nov. 2. After suffering
intense ngony from what is supposed
to have been hydrophobia, lG-yoar-old
Charles Hogo, of 1317 Oak street, died
In the Presbyterlp.n hospital yesterdny
morning. The lad wns taken to tho
hospital last Friday with an lnllamed
wound In his right hand, caused by a
dog's bite. A post-mortem examina
tion has b'.en made by Dr. Cattell, tho
results of which will not bo given out
until the Inquest on Wednesday.
Young Hoge wns bitten six weeks
aro, In Atlantic City, by a dog that
wtis running about tho streets and
snapping nt everybody In Its path. At
first he did not pay much attention to
the wound, merelv having It treated
nt a drug store. He returned to this
city a couple of weeks ago, and his
mother noticed that he did not seem
to be well, although the dog bite did
not then appearas the cause of his In
disposition. The Injured hand began
swelling about tho middle of last week
and gave him so much pain that lie was
taken to the hospital for treatment.
INTERNAL REVENUE DECREASE.
Figures from tho Commissioner's
Washington, D. C, Nov. 2. The re
port of the commissioner of Internal
revenue for the fiscal year ended Juris
30, 1897, shows the total receipts from
all sources to have been $146,619,593, a
decrease as compared with the fiscal
year 189G of $211,022.
The Important changes In consump
tion are an Increase of $1,338,472 in the
receipts from distilled spirits ns com
pared with 1896, nnd a decrease of prac
tically the same amount In tho receipts
from fermented liquors.
The total cost of collection for the
last fiscal year was $3,848,409, a de
crease over 1S96 of $237,822. .
BLIND PEOPLE WEDDED.
Friends Pilot Them in All Their
New York, Nov. 2. John Blake and
Mary Ramsay, both blind, were mar
ried today in Holy Cross church, on
Forty-second street. The bride was
accompanied by bridesmaids, and the
groom had a best man. They were
piloted from the carriage to tho altar
by their attendants.
Being without sight, they could not
govern their actions during the cere
mony by witnessing the acts of the
priest. Hut they p,ot through all right
by following the Instructions of a
friend who stood near them for that
LIGHTED LAMP HER WEAPON.
Woman I'ntnlly Hums Her Itutbnnd
in n Quarrel.
Mahanoy City, Nov. 2. During a
quarrel with her husband this evening,
Mrr. Steve Poalask hurled a lighted
lamp at him. The lamp struck him on
the head and exploded, igniting his
clothing. His face, ears, hands and
breast were badly burned, and his lips
were burned to a crisp.
Horrified at what she had done, the
woman made an attempt to save her
husband by tearing tho clothing from
his lody, and was also badly burned.
Poalask was conveyed to the Miners'
hospital, where death will end his suf
ferings. His wife was committed to
Thirteen Firemen nnd Three Dyers
Philadelphia, Nov. 2. During a Are
this morning at A. F. Rornot's dyeing
works, Seventeenth street nnd Fair
mont avenue, a can of benzine explod
ed and thirteen firemen and three em
plays were painfully burned. The
Lurnlng fluid scalded tho faces, arms
nnd bodies of the men.
None will die. The damage by the
fire to the building wns slight.
Ylork, Pa., Nov. 2. William .legler
was electrocuted this morning at Han
over while working on the line of the
Hanover Telephone company. Tho tele
phone wire accidentally crossed a trolley
wire. Zlegler's death was instantaneous.
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FREAKS OF LIGHTNING.
They llnvo Saved ns Well n Destroy
ed Hninnti Iilvcs--Thc Notion That
Lightning Never Hits tho Sumo Spot
Twice Is Erroneous.
A paragraph In nn Inland papar
of recent date ca'ls to mind "Lucky"
Lawson a well-known sea cap'a'n
on tho Texas coast several "cnrB nS
Ho was a big, blue-eyed Swedn, end
nbiittt tho most profane man that ov-'r
trod a ship's deck. Rut tho ship owner
who could securo Lawson o run hli
vessel was cons'dered fortunate for it
made no difference it seemed, however
hard tho wind might blow or in what
ever direction it might hi when he
vni nndy to. soil tho weaMier was
Soon" etict.gh, and the wind hi" t le.is'
n rlt.nl In It, If It wns not exact! aK
Hut Lawfon wns wickedly prifano,
and the thunder and lightning, espe
cially, culled It forth In all its hlj -mis-nessnt'i.'o
often than anything else, it
wns no uncommon slsht, when the
thtuuit-r pealed the loudest, when the
lightnings rent the black sky sky above
him, and the water foamed with phos
phorescent light, his broad face turned
upward, his clinched hands uplifted,
curving everything, and roaring de
llance at the disturbed elements and
tho rulers of the universe.
The newspaper paragraph mentioned
gives tho ending of "Lucky" Lawson's
life as follows:
"Peter Lawson, a resident of this
place for several years past, and
known fnr nnd wide as 'Lucky' Law
son, met with a sudden death Monday
evening Inst. Mr. Lawson had been
attending the big camp meeting nnd
revival at Klin Grove, where he was
converted last week, and was return
ing home. On his way home during
tho thunder storm of that evening, ho
wns struck by lightning and instantly
ANOTHER FAMOUS FEUD.
The accounts of the notorious Dick
soniRurnham feud down on Rig Bushy
filled many newspaper columns a few
years ago. It was said then that it
had cost the two warring factions
over twenty lives. It came to a sudden
end Inst summer. At that time only
two males of the two fnctlons remain
ed, the others having either left that
part of the country or been killed.
The last of the Dlcksons was an old
man, over 70, and the only remaining
Rurnharn a youth of 18. A week before
the llnal ending of the feud these two
had met nt the store, and only for the
timely Intervention of some mutual
peaceful friends their difference would
have been settled then and there, and
would perhaps have left one survivor
to claim the victory. As it was, they
were prevailed upon to part, and each
went his way, vowing to kill the other.
It was Saturdnv. Enrlv that morn
ing young Rurnharn rode across the
country to Intercept old man Dickson
on his way to the store. The road the
old man had to come lay partly through
tne timber along Rig Bushy. The tim
ber had a dense undergrowth of twin
ing vines nnd high palmettoes, a good
view of the road, and ncross his knee.s
lay the old Winchester rifle which had
been his father's and which, It was
claimed, had slain nearly a dozen
DIcksons, ready for use. There were
sounds of distant thunder and faint
flashes of lightning In the air, but as
the time passed both Increased In vol
ume and vividness. Presently there
came the sound of a horse's hoofs,
then a horse and rider came In view.
It was old man Dickson. Young Burn
ham raised the Winchester to his
shoulder, waited a moment, nnd then
pulled tho trigger. Simultaneous with
the flash of the gun there was a vivid
flash of lightning, and a clap of thun
der that Jarred the ground. Dickson's
harso galloped away riderless, while
In the middle of the road tho old man
lay dead, shot through tho heart. With
Ills back still against the cottonwood
tree, young Rurnharn was sitting, his
iuue macK and scorched, his eyes star
ing wide, and on the ground beside
him lay tho gun.its barrel bent and
twisted out of shape by the lightning.
IN A CHURCH.
In one of the churches in Nechez
City a few years ago there was a stor
my meeting between the members and
the preacher In charge. Tho meeting
broke up at last, and the preacher was
the last one to leave tho church, and
nlnne. When he reached tho street,
however, ho was Joined by one of tho
members, who had lagged behind in
try and persuade him to give in for the
sake of harmony. But the preacher
was obdurate, and would not recede .n
Inch from the ground he had taken,
maintaining that his cause was Just.
Then tho member became discouraged
and disgusted, "Parson," ho exclaimed,
"It would not surprise mo SI the Lord
caused a thunderbolt to strike our
church' and rend it from dome to- foun
dation." Tho preacher smiled disdain
fully, but the next moment there came
a blinding flash of lightning nnd it
deafening crash of thunder, and when
they looked back at tho church which
they had just left they saw that tho
lightning had struck It, and that Its
steeple and roof had been demolished.
Tho saying that "lightning never
strikes twice In tho same place," must
be revised, because it does. Numerous
instances could be quoted, but ono will
sulllce. The schooner Primrose, laden
with lumber from a Louisiana port, and
bound for Mexico, was caught In a
thunder storm In the Gulf, nnd tho
foremast was struck by lightning and
shattered pretty badly. One of tho
men ran forward to lower the foresail,
when tho lightning struck tho mast
once more, shattering it completely
and killing tho mnn. Tho time be
tween tho thunderbolts was not over
Lightning and blackberries come to
gether in the coast region of Texas.
The people there, as a rule, are more
partial to the latter than tho former.
An exception to the rule exists there
today, however, In Mrs. Pennington, of
Plum Creek, who says that one timely
stroke of the lightning has done her
nioro good than all the blackberries In
creation could possibly accomplish.
Just behind tho Pennington homo is a
small clearing, In which the blackber
ries grow, large and sweet and In
abundance. One day Mrs. Pennington
went there to ilck somo berries for
supper, and took her little baby girl
with her. Tho baby grew tired In a
little while, and tho mother arranged a
bed of dry leaves for It under a shelter
ing sumach bush. In a few minutes
the child was asleep, and tho mother
resumed her berry picking. It was an
oppressively hot day, when the air was
full of electricity nnd not a breath of
wind stirring anywhere. A squall was
coming up rapidly from tho east, tho
lightning showing dimly on its upper
edge, but Mrs. Pennington was appar
ently oblivious to the, approach of the
storm, glad only that the baby slept so
well and gave her bo little trouble. But
it was not the storm alone that threat
ened danger. At the very edge of the
thicket, and only a few feet from th'o
Bleeping baby, its eyes gleaming, Its
head laid flat on the ground and its
tall lashing its tawny sides, a huge
Mexican lion was croushtng, ready to
spring. For a moment it dug Us hind
paws nervously Into tho ground, nnd
then it lenped lnnto tho air. It fell
dead only n few Inches from the Bleep
ing baby, Just as a loud peal of thunder
caused Mrs, Pennington to look around
for the safety of her child. Tho baby
awoke, looked up and smiled.
CURIOUS WORD DERIVATIONS.
Instances oi tho Peculiar HI en plugs
of tho Mother Tongue.
From tho Times-Herald.
English as a written and Bpoken
language Is derived from bo many va
rying sources that It Is small wonder
If tlfo meanings of a number of its
words, even those among the more
usual, should be shrouded In doubt.
Which these aro the man who has
never made a special study of the
question would find certain difficulties
in ascertaining if he did not have ac
cess to tho books wherein the differ
ences of the doctors are set forth in
detail. Such a work Is Henslelgh
Wedgwood's "Some Disputed Etymo
logies," and Its contents are made up
of the words whereupon tho respec
tive dictionaries of Wedgwood and of
Professor Skeat disagree.
Among these It Is curious to note
that while breakfast has a perfectly
obvious significance. dinner nnd
luncheon are doubtful, not In what
they mean today, but In what they
meant, say, a thousand years ago.
Lunch, which Is; not a word In the
highest favor at the present time In
Its meaning of a slight meal, or the
repast taken between breakfast and
dinner, is an ancient provincial term
for a lump, particularly of bread, nnd
hence of a simple meal. We use snack
now In the same sense, signifying what
can be snatched without any especial
preparation. This seems pretty well
settled, but a number of students of
language persist In deriving luncheon
with nuueheon, which has tho kindred
sense of the drink set forth, for work
men and others, during the afternoon.
This, however, descends to us from the
Saxon scencan, to drink, which gave
rise to the word eklnker, or ono who
pours out drink. We have no term for
this at present, tho German word kell
ner, or cellarer, taking its place in
America to a certain extent.
Just what dinner denotes etymolog
Ically has never been found out. There
Is a French word dlsner, which used
to be applied to the first meal of the
day, that taken Immediately after go
ing to mnsn, which was done fasting.
This, it is conjectured, comes from the
same word as dejeuner, or breakfast,
finding their common origin In the
Latin verb Jejunare, to be hungry,
from which he have the modern word
Jejune, or starved, generally used me
taphorically. It Is singular that tho
French.who have.beenso largely Instru
mental in teaching practically all tho
other nations how .to eat, should have
but a single root for tho two most Im
portant meals of the day.
In this connection It may be re
marked that scullery, the place where
dishes are washed and rinsed, comes
from the same original source as scull,
to row In a certain manner, or the
thing to be rowed with, tracing nn
analogy with the Icelandic skola, to
wash, and with Norse skol, a splash
ing or dashing, as the waves or heavy
rain. Pot, too. In the sense of going
to pot, has nothing to do with the cul
inary utensil, or with th:lt used by
Jewelers to melt down metal, but Is
akin to pit, In the sense of the bottom
less abyss, so that sending a person
to pot comes perilously near to actual
profanity of the most Intense type.
IN GOOD REPUTE.
Many of the words we look upon as
slang today have long and In most
cases respectable lineage. Bully, In the
sense of excellent, a term beloved of
small boys. Is In Shakespeare in ex
actly the sense in which they use It
nSw "O sweet bully Bottom," "bully
knight," and "bully Sir John" being
examples. It seems to be the same as
tho middle high German buole, a broth
er, spouse, dear friend, or something
greatly beloved. From thi3 may be
seen how, flrst as boon companions,
next as those who drink In taverns,
and then ns those who drlng and brawl,
It came to mean, as a noun, those who
are boisterously hectoring.
Cad, meaning a low fellow, ono who
excites contempt or disgust by his
speech or actions, has no relation to
tho Scotch word cadle or caddy, now
being popularized with the game of
golf. This Is nothing more or less than
a boy, and Is akin to the word cadet.
Cad, on the other hand, Is related to
the Lincolnshire word cad, which stands
simply for carrion, a cad crow being
a carrion crow. Analogies may bo
found In the Italian carogna, signify
ing both carrion and a Jade; or the
Dutch schelm, a carcass or a pestilent
Filibuster, It Is worth while remem
bering In the connection of the word
with stnte and other legislature, is tho
same word as the older freebooter. The
earlier pirates who came to bo known
as filibusters were In many cases Eng
lishmen, and these Introduced tho
name freebooter.. Later, when so many
recruits were had from the Latin
races that the language irsed among
them was a confused Spanish and
French, the word was corrupted into
its present form.
HONEY HEE'S RESTLESS LIFE.
It Begins Work When Three Days Old
nnd Dies at Forty-live.
From tho Denver Republican.
G. W. Reynolds of Los Angeles, Cal
one of the oldest traelllnc men in tho
United States, is 71 years of age. Mr.
Reynolds has a ranch of which he
enjoys telling even more than he does
of tho experiences through which ho
has passed huting his half century
upon the road. Thl ranch Is near San
Diego, Cal. The chief product Is honey.
This product is gained from two
apiaries, which Mr. Reynolds visits
every time his business permits him to
go to Southern California.
"In my nplarles, which are cared for
by my son," said he, "then are 140
stand of bees. The honey season lasts
from April to July. This season my
beef, yielded 40,000 pounds of honey,
wh'lch sells In that country In bulk lots
at 4 cents a pound. Two of tho hives
gave ov-r 500 pounds each. For ten
years I have been Interested In bees In
a small way, and 1 take greater In
terest In them every jvar. A hivo'or
stand of bees is worth $2.50. In it aro
the queen, the drones, and tho workers,
a total population of from 20,000 to
"This very good sla?d colony," ho
continued, "resides in a hive or wood
en box. In the hive are a dozen form
es 13x7 Inches. In thiisa tho bees make
or deposit tho honey, a foundation of
wax having been flrst placed in each
frame by tho beekeeper, so that the
bees may havo something to build up
on. The honey is taken out of the
frames every other week during tho
honey season. While doing so there
Is very littU need of protecting the
hands. Tho bees seem to bo most In-
cllned to sting one In tho face. So, as
a precaution, the man who Is removing
the honey from the hives wears a straw
hat, from tha brim of which Is hung
a silk veil, like they have to up In the
Klondike country to ward off tho sum
''The queen is an absolute monarch
within lmr dominions. She is the un
disputed boss of tho job. An ordinary
boo lives during tho working season on
ly forty-flvo days. Young ones aro be
ing hatched out nil tho time. A bee
goes to work nt tlw tender ngo of
three days, nnd hustles like a vetrean
for forty-two days. Then it is Just
naturally all tired out, I suppose, for
It dies. Tho queen lives longer, and
when a young queen comes Into ex
istence In the hive sho drives tho old
queen out. Her loyal subjects follow
her In her banishment, and that Is
what makl:s tho swarm.
MIXED THOSE ANSWERS UP.
Ilown French Soldier Replied to tho
Questions ol Frederick tho tircnt.
From Harper's Round Table.
Whenever a now soldier nppenred in
the guards of Frederick tho Great of
Prussia it was the habit of tho King
to ask him tho three following ques
tions: "How old aro you? How long
have you been In my service? Are you
satisfied with your pay and treatment?
It onco happened that a. young French
soldier, who had served in his own
country, expressed a wish to Join the
Prussian army, and because of his
splendid physical development he was
at once accepted. He was unable to
speak a single word of the German
language, but his Captain told htm that
the King was certain to ask him ques
tions In that language the flrst time ho
saw him, and he advised him, there
fore, to learn by heart the proper re
plies to the usual three questions of
his Majesty, The soldier lost no time
in learning them, and on the first day
that he made his appearance in the
ranks Frederick approached to interro
gate him. It so happened, however,
that the King began with the second
question first, and asked him:
"How long have you been In my ser
vice?" "Twenty-one years," answered tho
His youth sufficiently Indicated that
he had not carried a gun for any such
length of time as that, and his Majesty
greatly astonished, said:
"How old are you?"
"One year, an't please your Majesty."
The King, still further amazed, ex
claimed: "You or I must certainly be bereft of
The soldier, of course, taking this for
tho third question, and glad that tho
ordeal was over so easily, replied:
"Roth, an't please your Majesty!"
"This Is the first time I was ever
treated as a madman at the head of my
army," replied Frederick, greatly
The Frenchman, whose stock of Ger
man was now used up, stood quiet.
Presently the King spoke to him again,
whereupon the soldier blurted out In
French that he did not understand a
single word of German. Tho King,
who had been much annoyed, was now
greatly amused, and after urging him
tho necessity of doing his duty, left
SEVEN ENQLISH PUDDINGS.
The Kngtlbh excel In making boiled pud
dingsthey have mastered the art of light
batter and the perfect cooking of suet.
Tho secret of tho latter lies in having It
chopped until it resembles meal, and in
boiling tho pastry which contains it stead
ily for hours. Tho recipes herewith given
havo been tested with American ingred
ients, and are recommended, with only the
precaution that should be attached to all
directions. "Never lollow any recipe Im
plicitly, when common j-on.-o suggests u
Tho uso of bowls. Instead of plain
clothes or oven molds, for boiled pud
dings is characteristic of English cook
ery, A pudding thus .'ooked requires
longer Donmg, nui mo lime may ue ap
proximated by allowing an hour for each
pound. Overboiling is hardly po.slblo with
suet, but under-cooking renders it untlt
GOLDEN I UDDIXG-One-quarter of a
pound of sifted Hour, ditto of bread
crumbs, ditto of finely-chopped suet, ditto
of orange, peoch or apricot marmalade,
ono egg, put Into a butterod bowl; cover
with a cloth, and boll two and one-half
hours. This pudding is generally served
with sifted sugar, but a well-mude hard
sauco makes a delicious accompaniment.
EVE'S PUDDING-One pound of
chopped apples, ono pound of bread
crumbs, threo ounces of suet, one-half
pound light brown sugar, four eggs,
Julco and grated peel of half lemon and
one-half pint of milk; boll four hours
In a mold or bowl and servo with sweet
sauce. This pudding may be made with
butter in plaeo of suet, and baked.
GINGERBREAD PUDDIN'G-MIx one
quarter pound of suot with one-half pound
of sifted flour; add a pinch of salt, one
and one-half gills of molasses (either .f orto
Rico or New Orleans, preferably tho for
mer), ono tcaiipoonful of ginger, und
when thoroughly mixed one well-beaten
egg nnd one-half pint of milk, in a part
of which should bo dissolved one-half a
teaspoontul of soda. It may be necessary
to uso mora liquid. It should bo propor
tioned to the stiffness of molasses and
flour. The original receipt calls for
candled peel, but currants, sultanas or all
threo may bo used. Turn Into a buttered
mold or bowl, and boil for threo hours
DEMON PUDDING Make a suet paste
with one-quarter pound suet and one-half
pound sifted flour, and line a buttered
bowl as for uny other bulled pudding.
Tako ono largo lemen and to tho Juice
add flhreo or four tablcspoonfuls of light
brown sugar tugar varies in sweetness,
henco tho directions and enough flour to
make tho mixture as thick as honey. Put
layers of this and rounds of crust nl
ternate'.y until tho bowl Is tilled; cover
with tho crust, and boll ror three hours.
RASPBERRY PUDDING.-Take two
eggs their weight In flour, sugar and but
ter, two tablespoonfuls of raspuerryjjam,
and ono tecspoonful of carbonate of odn,
beat tho sugar and butter to a croam,
then add flour, eggs, Jam nnd lastly tho
soda, which should havo been dlsaohed In
a llttlo cold water. Bteam for ono hour
and a quarter
HALF-PAY PUDDING Tho narao sug
gests many a liguro familiar not only to
thosa -who know tho lifo of tho London
suburbs, but to leaders of English Action.
It tells of a dainty, well-ordered service on
means which aro extremely limited. Hair
pay pudding Is really a sort of cheap plum
pudding, and tho sumo caro should no
exercised both In mixing and in coo.t
ing it. Tho Ingredients for this pudd'ng
aro one-quarter pound of suet, tho samo
of flour, bread crumbs, mains and i-nr-rants,
two tablcspoonfuls of molasses
mixed gradually with one-half pint of
milk, and two tablcspoonfuls of powder
ed sugar. Mix thoroughly and boll four
or tlvo hours. preferably five.
TREACLE PUDDING-Treaclo is mo
lasses tho Now Orleans Is the nearest
that can be obtained in America. Tako
six ounces of suet no more ono pound
of flour, and Just enough water to enable
you to mix and roll out a crust which
should bo of tho consistency of biscuit
dough. Lino a bowl with tho crust tho
same as for a meat pie or pudding. Cut
It off evenly at the top, Put a llttlo
molasses Just enough to cover tho bot
tom of the bowl then a round of crust,
then moro molasses, and alternate until
the bowl Is filled. Cover, nnd securo tho
top around. If tho cruBt bo well pressed
down there will bo no danger of the mo
lasses coming out until tho pudding Is
served. It should be boiled at least three
hours, and at no moment during that
tlmo must the water in which the pud
ding is being boiled to go below tho boil
FIXED THE TI1EK.MO.METI..:.' I
. '. . '
Joke Played School Itoys on tho Lalo
From tho Youth's Companion.
After Phillips Brooks graduated from
Hnrvard college, while he was In doubt
ns to what profession to choose, ho
tnught in the Boston Latin school on
Bedford street. With his disinclination
for detail and dislike for routine, It li
not strange that he met with no ver
marked success as a disciplinarian. Tho
boys liked him, but sometimes played
practical Jones on him.
Then, as now', some rooms were easy
to heat and others not. Mr. Brooks
rarely suffered from cold or heat, and
never thought of the temperature of
tho room unless somo one reminded
him of it. Ono winter day a roguish
boy managed to slip a bit of ice behind
tho bulb of mercury In the thermome
ter. Word was passed about, and the
cue given that the "room was cold."
Ono boy passed near tho thermome
ter, looked at it, and asked, "May I
open tho register? It's not quite 60 de
grees." Coats were buttoned closer and col
lars turned up. Soon a pupil asked,
"May I get my overcoat?"
"Certainly," answered Mr. Brooks,
He went forward and Inspected tho
thermometer. "Queer," ho said, "but
the room Beems warm to me."
Both registers were opened, but still
the boys seemed to be suffering with
cold. Some one was sent to the base
ment to turn the heat as much as pos
sible Into Mr. Brooks's room,
"Wasn't that room hot?" said tha
narrator of the incident. "But wo
were Pent on making our teacher ack
nowledge it so."
The boys kept up the Jo'ke 'pretty,
well. Only hero nnd there did one un
button his coat. Mr. Brooks wiped tho
perspiration from his forehead, but
went on with the school work an
usual. The ice meantimo was meltinj3
and the mercury was rising. A teacher
from another room came in to see Mr
Brooks about something, and was ati
once aware of the torrid tempcraturo.
"Cold here!" he exclaimed. "Why, 10
must be 85 at least," and ho went to
look at tho thermomotor. "Well, It'd
not quite that, but it is 78."
Most of the bovs kept sober faces,
but tho keen-eyed visitor saw enouglf
to divine the truth, and said In an un
dertone to Mr. Brooks, "I suspect your
pupils have been playing some Joke or
"May be so," was Mr. Brooks'
audible reply; "but if so, thetr punish
ment went with it, for they have evi
dently been warm enough."
AVIndows were opened, registers
closed, and the room was soon com
fortable. Years afterward some of tha
"boys" told Mr. Brooks about tho ice)
in the thermometer, and his hearty"
laugh testified to his enjoyment of thoj
ENTERTAINS IIEIt HUSBAND.
Establishes a Home Buffet, Drenks
Up n Club nnd Mnkcs Money.
From tho Chicago Record.
Mrs. Salus could not understand why
her husband preferred the club to hla
"Because I can have things there
that I can't have at home," explained
"You can play cards here, can't you?
You can smoke or drink or do anything
you want tp."
"Yes, but I like to be with my friends.
I like to be with Raikes and Thomp
son and Bursess and those fellows."
"Why don't you have them coma
"Well, in the flrst place, I can't af
ford to provide refreshments every
evening In the week for all of my
friends, and in the second place, It
wouldn't be any fun for us to sit here
and play cards, because no one could
"I suppose If we had a regular buffet
hero In the house you wouldn't mind
having your friends come that Is, 1C
they would pay when they were 'stuck,'
as you call it."
"You don't expect me to open a buffet
and charge visitors for their cigars
and beverages, do you?"
"Certainly not. I'll run the buffet
myself. You bring all the men over
some night and I'll have a full line oC
goods ready for you."
Salus pooh-poohed the idea, whlehi
had been conceived in fun, but Raikes,
when he heard of it, was impressed.
He induced Burgess and Thompson to
join with him, and they outvoted Solus
and moved over to the Salus house for
their evening's amusement. Mrs. Salus
provided the cigars and had tho girl
take in the beverages to them, and sho
kept a strict account of tho checks and
charged club prices. As a special in
ducement she served free lunch lata
in the evening. This was something)
which the men had never received atj
the club. They complimented Mrs. Sa
lus on the excellence of tho service,
and told Mr. Salus that he ought to ba
proud of such a wife. A. baohelor pro
foundly admires any woman who al
lows her husband to act as if lie werej
an unmarried person of no responsibil
ities. The bachelor is led to belleva
that married life Is not a total gloom,
after all. ,
"I'm afraid that the revenue ofllcera
and the police will And out about it,"
said Salus, when he was congratulated.
"You see, my wlfo is running this placq
without a license, and she keeps openl
At tho end of the flrst week Mrs
Salus took stock and estimated that
she had cleared JS.
"Why not?" asked Salus. "YotX
haven't any rent to pay, no expenses
for heating or lighting your place, and,
the free lunch doesn't oost anything.
No wonder you make money, I'd Ilka
to get a half Interest in the business.'
But Mrs. Salus would not sell out,
She hopes to mako enough money thld
fall and winter to enable her to makej
a trip to Europe next spring.
A Queer Egg Story.
From the Phllac'cloMa Record.
An ostrich egg with a romantic history,
is tho curiosity owned toy. Mi Marie Lo
pez, of No. 415 South Fortieth street. Tho
egg was pictented to Miss Lopez by Pos
cph Pulslvcr, to whom it was sent by hla
brother, who is superintendent of an os
trich farm in South Africa. Accompany
ing tho egg was tho following letter from
tho sender: "X send the ostrich egg, und
know your longing for peculiar curiosities
will receive a boom when you learn ita
history. Wo had a man on tho farm,
named Carr, who was noted for his skill
in breeding and raising ostriches. Ha
had raised tho mother of the egg I send,
and sho had been ono of his greatest
pots. This was thought strange, as sha
was known to bo a savago bird, and'
would allow no ono but Carr to go near
her. Breeding tlmo came, and tho os
trich was soon watching over a settlne
of eggs. Our farm hatches artificially,
tho eggs being removed from tho mother
and placed in an Incubator. Carr was tha
ono selected to securo tho e&gs, on ac
count of his great command over tho
bird. Ho entered tho pen and began pick
ing up tho eggs. In an instant tha
treacherous pet becamo furious and
started to strike him with her powerful
foot. 'Wo had to shoot tha mother before
wo could get hr away, and then found
we wero too late, Carr't skull having'
been battered In. In tho etrugcla all tha
egga wero broken, with tho ono exception,
which I send to you."