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IIK5I lORM. CIRCULATION IS HtiK Clfl
Washington. O l r -Por Mlnimiiri nml
(Kansas ileneralli- fnlr. norihertx winds.
Has Secretary Olney really twisted th"
lull's tall or linn he merely said "booh!"
The ntioclotis Turk Ik being tnlknl
tiliout n great Ural these days for n per
t ti who Is "unspeakable"
II Id Somt-olllelnllv stated Hint the fish
' f Rui'sqird's Hn are about to take ft
1 ng and much needed vacation.
One of Dan Rtunrt' rcnannn for re-fu-lnif
to revenl liln plunn la that lie
Imrtii't know et what they are him-
Ten mlllloin U tho Vantlerbllt price,
hut Mtlll n ery fair article of duke may
taslly by had for Ufa than half the
Tho administration at Wn'hltiKton
tlocn't .-ecm to be Inline; any pleep over
the riosslble defeat of tho party iu Keu
tuiky. Mis. Lease It not a Rlddy jounp thine,
but It Is safe to say that .Mr. I, has not
jtt begun to refer to her as "tho old
Now that Tevas has shown lt-elf too
Kn nl to permit piie llRhts. we trust It
will break Itself of the habit of burning
Chicago is the only city in the country
In which n Republican comentlon J
liable to bo mistaken for a Democratic
Possibly .Mr. Clet eland Is leatlng that
fish commissioner tacnncj open for some
good New York man, to be appointed, bj
Another tmn has been found who
fators Colonel Hill .Moiiison for presi
dent This makes three, and there may
Mill be others
C Ionel Wnltetflon doesn't specify who
the fools" In the Democratic party are,
hut It is safe to Include all who ate
talking third term
The Hon liuck McCnrthj has an
nounced his puriiosp to elevate the Ite
publlcan patty of Chicago by going over
to the Democrats
Mr Xew may have slightly misrepie
senteil the Hatri'-on boom, but he will
llntl consolation In the fact that he sate
it a breery adtertisement.
IVhentir itossible the Democrats are
making their campaign this year on
lcil instead of national Issues, and
Ihcrebj -howlng- excellent political sense.
It is sujii that Iorlllard, the inlllion
n r t l.net o manufacturer, does not use
tjitit.. In any form. It Is safe to ns
tini ih.it I it does not smoke cigarettes
V tie wame time, the Texas legis
lator. li mid have thought twice before
tnkint, ii tlon the netessaiy effect of
tthi li ik t.. prolong the fight In the newB
Jlapeis I nf ,i innately Governor Culberson's
Juris li! tlun does not extend over Chica
go nnd the physical culture exhibitions
hi tin politicians of thot city will go on
nnf s'r i ned
-o v irt lit rbert will ask congress for
tw , tri'ie battle-ships and some torpedo
hi-v- lb rbert evidently foresees that
th" n xt administration is going to be
nn n i it an one
We rnn announce authoritatively that
XY-- t 'urnus of tho Topcka Capital will
n ! i ii hereafter to make room for
ii ui b 1 ided um-u letters addressed to
"Cli t l s Caius Toster "
It b rt T Umoln la probably entitled
to tiir distinction of having been men
tmvd "ftinet und to lost purpose for
tin ri" -identtal nomination than any
oth'r man In America.
An 1 i-terij contemporary assorts that
ti rr is 1 1 i tically no dlll'erenoo between
IU' tightinit and football. This lu a
gr s t ir ir rootball is vastly more ro
fcjif i ii ie and dangeruiis
K u Iu Id has been vlslllnif Cripple
Cn 1. and teporlx that It t not us
wi 1 i i-. i it her .New Yyrk or Chlongo,
C; ijlo e'uek will feel inuoh hurt nt
Ml ri. ! 1'h dlKparaglng remark.
T it vigotoius di niHiitl upon Oreat
Jltltun IkuwI by Olney ha nlrwidj
tlwmiiri to a "forcible nrgument," and
by the time IU text npjmars in the news
papirs It will most likely have shrunk
to mi humble request.
rr I'arkhurst i-ajs he tins never seen
uny cik (.mllii on a bicycle The doc.
tor's t xp ii nee lu l.--ai nln to ride, huw
rti r, imiii have convinced htm that the
bl cle caui.es a Kreut many smiles.
An Alaliama girl v.ho was fotcihly
kl-'ed hi a itUlway eoinluctcH- lm
S bijught Milt for damages nuulnat thn
Iarl r ,ij Thia U proper While demaudln
fare r r others w conductor must be fair
The St, LjuIs Republic has Information
th H Rent and Allison are far In the
Jct t is Republican pnaldentlal eAiidl
dut' s The Ueinocratia dealre to jetlru
SI Klnkv from the iee croiia out on
The iii publican majorities but full
ii"" rverwhtlrnlnl) and phenomenally
large The Democrats are cougequently
geltlng ready tit iKiint to thu natural
scaling down of these majorities this fall
aa a great reversion of popular feeling
Charls I'raucls Adams declares thut
A. the "currency question is altogether too
t -A great and complicated a question for me
rlew1,! undertake to solve." Then why doesn't
Mr Adams mil lilnnelf In communion
lln nllli Renutor 1'effi'f' .Mr. lVffer
wmild cheprfully pinl bltn n frw do7en
citii of lita iipeccbeii, and Inrldenlly
mllghtch him on a Rrenl innny other
dtep and welRhty milijnlii.
wm Miioin.n iinitr, ii hi: iu:i:.v
The prwd dlpalchr of jmHrtlny r-
Inted nn Incident that oieuired at
IVloivlitint. Vn , mi tho ocranlon of the
utoppltiK at that place of the train bpnr
In the Ulieitv bell to the Atlanta e
ojitut It nm utaled that a liirtnbrr
of the I'hllndt IpMn deleirallon "leaned
over, and, taklnjt a llttlp nefti child
from Its mother nrmn, wrapped it In
Ihp Am-rlrnn fitter mid iit ll tipim the
beam dupportlliir the Idbeitv bell" Then
Ihere cnme thl- cllma to the Incident:
'The Incident netit a chill thrntmh th
resldetlti! and, IhotiRh there Wete no
hlnnm, ol- oilier sigh of dlmtppiovnl,
inrttn walked nway,"
Wh Khotild thli bni.-lilin? and eloquent
n lion hate sent a chill through the ieo
Pie of I'eterahuiaT, Vn? Why should
then hate lieen any hlsse and why
should any of the people there assembled
hato Miitkotl away? W'hv rather were
not the people warmed Into enthtlslssm,
Instend of fcellni? a thill run through
them" Why should thev not rather hate
cheered, ltntend of magnanlmousl. re
fraining from hlsKlng7 U'lij should they
not rathrr hnte remained and irnreft up
on that beautiful exemplllicatlon or the
mission of the I.lbot t bell, n mission
now accomplished, Instead of walking
Liberty bell received Its Inst and great
est baptism of blood on the Ileitis that
were tvon for freedom. Tor scotes of
.tears It rang out the stoij of liberty
In the ears of millions of slates.
Then there came the day when Its glad
pulls had not one illscottlnnt note, not
one tratcst uh)u Its existence. Libert,
enmu Indeed and that bell rang out oer
"the land of the fiee and the homo of
the brave" Thltty Jems nftei wards, a
little negro, the lepresentntite of tho
manumission of n tthole race. Is placed
upon that tiunip of fieedom, wiapped In
the Hag Hint means liberty above nil
tilings and a chill goes through the resi
dents of I'etcr.sbutg, Vn The. it Is
true, "did not hiss," imt many of thun
"walked aw a j " If they had been bound
with such chains as fell from four mill
ions of people and it they had b en
warmed bt such methods as were once
used and if the had been forced to ga?e
upon that spectacle from the rising to
the petting of the sun, perhaps they
would hate felt then no chill; puhaps
none of them would have "walked
aw ay "
(OM.MIIIU'IAI, TltAMll.I'ltV t'l I It
That is a. very sensible Idea whlcli Is
to be put into effect by the commeicliil
travelers of the Southwest, who hate al
teadj taken steps to foim tin associa
tion for the purpose of promoting their
mutual intensts The formation of ,i
club composed 'entirely of the men who
Have! loi the business houses of Kansas
City and the neighboring teultoiv can
not but result In gieat good It will seite
to biing the traveling men Into closei
telatluushlp with each other nnd the
.standiuel of the ptofes-dou for it is a
profession to which thej belong will be
elevated by such action on their pait
The old Idea Hint the drummer rtpie
sents only the particular house fur which
he travels and that etiry other drum
mer, especlnll.v those In his Immediate
line of business, l.s his uitutnl enenij,
has long since been exploded The re
lations between the tiavellng men of
nil lines and especially the relations be
tween the tiavellng salesmen nnd their
employers, have bet n growing more
cordial nnd intimate every year Hut
theie is plenty of room for the promotion
of greater soclabllltv nnd fraternity and
this will be brought about bv the fotma
tlon of such a club as Is pioiiosed, and
by no other method could It be done
more effectuallv Kansas Cltt Is the
headquarters of thousands of ooinmen In
traveleis and Is eminently qualified to
take the Initiative in uniting all the
tiavellng salesmen of Hip Southwest into
un organization for the advancement of
their mutual Interests and the elevation
of the Htiuitlaid of their profession
WHAT Il.l. OIAIIV IMI?
Is Minister Terrell In fur it at the
hands of the administration ' Ten ell, of
Texas, Is the tepiesentatlt e of the
1'niled Btatis to the Sublime I'otte and
he cabled a dispatch, lo his government
in which he denounted the Aimenlans ns
fnnnlics Rear Admiral Klikland, It will
be remembeied, was lepilm.inded 1 the
Hicntarv of the navy for nssettlng that
the Aimeiilans weie "a bad lot " What
will Mr. Olnoy do In this latest In
stance of aggravating the enae of
"hearts' with which the administration
Is ufllicted" A folding lu the ptesldent
of thi Armenian I'atrlotii Association
the action of the United Htuttt, min
ister in thus olilclally denouncing the un
fortunate Armenians has done tho cuuse
of Unit wronged ptople incalculable
harm, for hl declanitlon will be taken
as lepresehtatlve of the sentiment), of
the American people This fceems reu
Honuble und tho declaration Itself bears
out the complaint of the Armenians that
Mr. Terrell has uniformly leaned to the
side of Tuikey throuirhout the whole
trouble. Hut that Is not to bo wondered
at It la the cut rent policy of this gov
ernment to aide with tho titrnogor ns
against the Weaker: with the oppressors
ua against the oppressed, wllh the
UiiiMiImn monnich-,, at against the
American republican govcrnim nt; with
Spain, a ujfainat Cuba, with i'ligland,
us against the little South American it
publics which she lias bullied
"iitirn in I'M, iii; in,"
M. I'ateuutre, the Piench nmlmasndor
to the United States, Is eminent!) quail,
tied for such an Important diplomatic
lnat lie posaeaais the Ingenuousness
whli ll la icKRidetl ns a noceaanry pre-ic-quiaite
and ho U able lo control lilt,
facial lunacies while giving uttetuuee to
the most elutimliiKly guileless senti
ments, ur did he 'wink thu othei e-)u"
after all, When ho declined that Piante
had trletl to please the American iveople
ill the outi.ige involved In tho uibitiaiy
condemnatiou and impribonmuiit of John
Though he dlatiuctly disavowed the as
sumpllou that tho Prunch goteiumeui
believed it would pleue the Amuilctii
Iieoplu to throw Waller Into pilbon be
iaiuu he waa ,i coloted man, perlmiw,
after all, M Pateliotie waa sincere IVr
liapa he ineunt thut tho Trench govuin
niviit thought It would at least not dis
please the administration by such action
and ieihaNi ho only made the rhetori
cal blunder of regarding the administra
tion as the American people. Taking
that tlew of the case, the distinguished
diplomat was undoubtedly correct, for
what has the a Jmlnittrutlon done to
shovt that It was dlaplvusedf True, It
haa li'dl) declared that th- refusal of the
Pic mil government to ptmlt our um
. , . ,,: ,, - x , .. I
ba.sjdor to me Waller, or to tee the J
etldeuee on which he w.19 convicted,
would be taken ns ,i "denial of Justice"
llul Hint Is onl one of those "steps con
sistent wllh diplomatic usage.' It doen't
amount lo tint thing It Is not nn etl
denec of displeasure. Hut If Waller Is
not teltnsed by tho lime a llepubllcnn
Cidmluistmtloti goes Into isiwer a year
fmm tierl .March (and there seems to be
no probability thnt he will) M I'atenotre
and his got eminent will lenrn thnt, how
eter much the may liate tried to please
the American people, the hnte fulletl
failed with that administration, ns well
ns with the Mople thcmoltes.
a .Mii.Movtiiu: i:t.Mir.i,isT.
An tinusunl combination thnt mlll
iotinlie and etangellst It Is to tho
credit of uenl tin Americans that the
combination "mlllloiinlie philanthro
pist" Is bi-comlng inure nlid more fte
quent. Itut for the most part the men of
wenllh In this country piefer to hlte
their chat liable work done Thev gen
erall aii-ompllsh more good lij a sclen
tllle destrlbutlon of tlielr wealth In this
ttmntif r than If they undertook the woik
themelte Hut they onlv sene to
lender more conspicuous nn instance of
u man of great wealth detotlng his life
and his Income lo the cause of etangell
ratlon not the mere work of preaching
retltal sermons alone, but In addition to
thlx, the most practical philanthropy
which can be conceited the reclamation
of abandoned women
Such a man Is C'harlis M Crittenden,
who will begin a t-eries of evangelistic
meetings In this city this week, nnd he
Is accomjmnled by other gentlemen who
are Imbued with the mine spirit thnt
has taken ios.sesloii of him. The dedi
cation of great Wealth to so noble n work
and the consecration of the possesor of
gloat wealth to the betternunt of mnn
klnd Is an object lesson ot the greatest
One of the Rothschilds ays that
America Is the place to make money for
the next lite tear. This means that
the Republican pnitj Is about to return
to power "While the Democrats tue In
conttol llnglnnd Is the place to make
And now Secret.it y Hcrbett, following
Hoke Smith's example, has taken ad
vantage of the president's nbsenco to
steal oil' to Alabama and make cam
paign speeches Do what he may, 1'iesl
d nt Cleveland finds it utterlv impossible
to keep his willful cabinet out ot the
slime of iHjIltics
1 lie Olxcr lint Mull Mill 1 lllil Mllllj riillli;n
li Imlli tie inning Mt ItlilT.
rrom Harper's Round Table
If von can't alToril a barometer to tell
ou what kind of wtatlur ton are going
to time, peril ips the lollowlng old provertis
will prove of uti In htlplng toll to proiih
ef as to whether It will riln to-morrow
If spiders In spinning tin Ir webs mnk"
tile It rtniiuitlon tllunents long, we m i ,
in propoitlon to the Itiigth, conclude tint
the ivrathei will lie eient, and continue
"o for ten or twelve ilavs
If man Rtiats are si en In the spring,
expect rt line autumn, If gnats lit in com
pat t bodies In the beams of the petting
sun, there will be line weather
If the gulden spiders break and destro
their webs and creep awns, txpict rain or
If shiep, rams and rfoits prlng around
in the meadows and tight more than Usual,
If cattle leave off feeding and chase each
other mound the pasturt , rain.
If tats back their bodies and wash their
If foxes and doss howl and bark more
than usual, if dogs grow sleep) and dull,
If molts east un hills, lain.
If horses stretch out their necks and
snllT the air and assemble in the turner of
a llt-ltl wllh tin ir heads to leeward, r dn
If rats nnd mice be restless, lain
If ptncoiks and guinea fowls scream, and
turkes gobble, and If quails muke moie
noise than usual, ruin
if the st a cock i rows more than usual,
and viirllei, expect lain
If swallows ll lowtr than usinl, expect
If bats flutter and beetles 11 about, there
wll be line- weathtr
if birds in uenerul nlc L their fi..iil.,.i u
wnsh themselves and ii to their nests
Some of the queerest mlsef ilaneous quips
receive, uie to the ffeet th it
11 there are no fulling stais to be seen on
a bright summit evening, you ma) look for
If there be main falling stars on a clear
evening in summer there will be thunder
A rainbow lu the morning is the sheti
heid s winning
if fish i bite more readily and gambol near
the surfan of the ponds und streams, then
look out for rain.
in. ovnit .MisMumi,
I.lnneus amateurs are to open the new
hall thtto with a peifoimanee of the "Mi
kado Choi Hon i omits 's ftrtlle farms are at
tracting bueis from Illinois und Indiana,
us well ns 1 1st where.
The lligglusville fail last week Is said
to have bein tho most successful one over
held on those grounds
Shtlh) villi- Is the latest claimant for the
honor of having ; f in nlahed tho joungest
soldier in tbt civil wai.
The uHst-sa.d value of the stocks owned
by the st) metcantlle establishments in
Infa)tttt i miiit) lH2too.
UiookllelU sent 190 of her citizens in re.
spouse to the imitation to "home and Ki
vorf during Carnival week In Kansas
Linn count) ' pFopottion of the fund
rtusod by the state ta.x on loreigu in.sui
anee lompauits nmounts to tiSi'l tills
llroohlleld would lie ptirtlculaily well
pleastd to have added to the many sub
stamtul Irnpiovements now being made
thmo a J,M,iim opera house-.
Tho plans fot it liavo boon approved, and
Lexington's now opera houso is to be
pushed loiward to completion at once
About JlulWU will be t-xptnebd
Jllss Susie Hitterton. an Audi.iln tounts
mnldin, was voted the prettiest giil among
tho Ftveral thousand oj.U- in attendance
at tin- Ceiitrali.i fair Thuis.la)
Rallioad conunlssloncia lmvo refused to
ul.int n rehenlln in ief-rm. tn th.. n-.ia-
roqulilng thu Illuglnsvllle tiw itching Com.
pan) lo ledum its rate on handling coal.
The fate of S li ninth, the missing
Oionogo grin er who so uusteilously dls
nppeuiKl not long ago. still remains a
msatt.rv and much for lit lit 1ms been
The lontiaet has been lot for the ton.
stiuetloii of tho new 'PiUm tit pot at Jop.
Un, and wot It will Is gin on It at once The
materials to bo used are pressed hrltk and
The ; electric Is It artist put nf KO
ltrooktield mom ) down into tint pocket of
the one lio woie liiinself when lie shook
the dust of the hospitable llttlti tits from
his feet the. olhet tin)
Till it eon banks have been closed since
Jul) 1, undei thn openitlon of the new
atatt- law which makes it Incuinlwni uiioii
tilt sn mi.uj ol state to take such action
When he dei ins it necescal)
,.'".'. J Siinpajm, a Carthage man, died
Pildu) from the elfotia of chlarofoiin m.
nilnlsleieil irtlinlnai) to an operation
which was to have lie on peilonned, Less
Hum half an ounce hid bt-uti given htm
Speaking oi Hie congiesslonul t indldates,
the llihhllistlllt Acme si)s "Iho true
Deuiocrac) of I.ufaselte totinty would
lather have a candidate, tioiu Jackson
t-ouiiij who is souiHi on mo stiver nucMion
than a Lafajette count) goldbug "
Mouthful ote thieves hate been doing a
wholemlu business with some of the junk
tU-.ilers at Joplln Three of them, tanging
in age trom li to 15 Jtnrs, wero caught
lecuntls, und the oldest is to bo sept to
the lefoim s- hool
Hank treason, from the Hrookfltld Ga
zette Palms ru is to have a home talent
company that will producu a melodrumu
Homo tlmu lu the near future. Vc believe
In patronizing home maikets aa a usual
thing, but in theatrical itqiresentatlons wo
uio not so sure but that the markets of thu
world should hate iho piefe-rcueu.
The iielghUniiig pipers In both states
are demanding the, suppusslou of the
tough ugguhutlon of law violators who
hold forth along the statu line between
Galena and Joplin The liaxter Springs
News suss "'Ihut hang of outlaws should
be closed out or muile to contribute liner.
ally. It la dangerous for ladies or respect
able citizens to Hat el the load from Uu
itnn to jouiiii. uim one seiuom passes tue
hellhole without au tn&ult of some kind."
CITY JOUIINAL MONDAY
MtstC AMI Till: MltAMA.
Pillowing a series of very light entertain
ments, .Mnntger Cl-itk of th" Ninth Street
opr.i house, offers this week something
that has protcn ver nttrnctlte to the
mns'ea and at the sunt tlm has mors
thnn ordinary Interest for the more con
servative pliigocr. It Is an laborate pro
duction of "I'nust," made by .Mr. John
OHI'llb, n joung actor of tunny strong er
sonal and artlctlc qu&lltles, whose general
preentntlon of the play nnd whoe dcllmn
tlon of the'eharaeter of Mtphlsto were en
larged upon In these columns a )enr ngo.
.Mr. Orimth, although originally melodra
matic nnd therefore not nlnits true to the
classic dlgnllv of Cloethe's drama, eten ns
abridged nnd reconstructed tor modern
stage purposes, , constantly Improtlng.
He has shown not only remarkable energy
and nntlte abllllv, but he t growing moro
nnd more daring In his ildellty to truth nnd
his dldegntd for theatrical effect He has
midt evident an Inlelllgence, however, that
suggeMs that h In his own best guardian
and thnt he may be entrusted to mike rtlll
fiirtlcr eliminations nnd alterations In his
portm nl of this role, which has been tcry
popular on the American tage eter since
11 was Rlwn a nmstcrly presentation by
Mr IrMng and Inter exploited with eii(rb
Intellectual force nnd remarkable elocution
ary gr.ifp bt Mr. Lewis Morrison
Mr Orimth gives tho play n handsome
and effectlvo setting. In fact the spectacu
lar features, which hate now become con
ventional adjuncts to this drama, are what
hato given the work a populnr appeal that
it would n'ter hate possemed simply
through Its dramatic talues.
.Mr nrlillth was well supported through
out tho ntlre lit a not! .Mr. Prank Ly
man, as the aged philosopher, Dr, Paut,
In his lonel cell, seeking to deltc Into the
hidden future, and as the )oung and ardent
Inter of M.ugutrlte, made a hood Impres
sion. Up .howed thnt he hud carefully
studied the chnructeis which he enacts
lite llrst tcene, in which Dr Faust slims
the compn t with Mtphlsto wlUi his blool
that Is to hlte him back )outh and
J-f'".';!)1' ", a strong one. and lioth Mr.
urilllth and .Mr I, man met all lu re
quliement.s. .u times fcub'equently. while
,K)i',r'"K' "ls tll,e vt loo ""to Marguerite's
willing ears, and while racked by r-tnor
piued bv hl p-rtldy to her, Mr. Lyman
bee ime somewhat stagy, striding, Kestlcu
lating und polng unnecess.irllv Hut not-
WlthStlllldltlLr tlleP Xlltrht ,l.,r.t 1... nnr.
ricsJ his ditllcult roles through succefully
and proved himself well adapted for hta
pirts in this suiwrb melodramatic version
of a clnu pla)
.Miss Nadjne Winston made n. "tiklng"
Marguerite fiom her first sight of P.mst.
while returning from the church, to hei
deith and apotheot At times she showed
nine i-iie was iioseseti or dramatic nblllty
of a more than ordlnarv kind As llartha,
the neighbor ot Marguerite, Miss Jesie
btevens alileil bv Mephlsto, created con
siditiibh amusement in the third and
fourth acts. Her rapidly changing moods
while being told bv Mtphlsto of the death
of lir hu'tnnd and the willingness to
quickly again plunge Into matrimonv tiro
vokeil the audience to laughter upon sev
eral occasions ills, Jteatrlce McKtn-iy
"s J.lsle is alo deserting of praise, ns is
abo Mr O H Thcier, who has the part
of,,aI ntlne, Marguerite's brotht r.
tvhlle the audience at lie matinee was
"ot Hrge it was appreciative. The plat
will run the rest of the week.
When ono ntttnds a performance in
which thu heio Is a noted pugilist oi even
ii bridge Jumpei, there Is Mnerallj tho
f ellng that It is not so much the- pli) that
It the attraction, but a imp at the man
who can do some- one thing better than uny
It Is safe to sav that the- majority of the
audiences that ciovvdttt the Ciaiul tes
terdn) afternoon and evening to see Steve
Hrcslle In 'On tho Rowers" had that same
leellng Then was a dtnl of agreeable
ulsappolntmeiit ns the) not onlv saw tho
nottd bridge Jumper, or "How or) King,"
as vou wish to tall him, but a melodrama
of decided inteitst
Xittiirall) tin story centered about Steto
and culminated when he Jumps jrom the
Hrookl)n bridge and Eaves a poor senm
siiiss from drowtilng Sho has been
thrown into Hast river nt the dltectlon of
the smooth and gentlcminlv villain
The plat begins In the usual melodra
matic wat in the Interior of the reldence
of n rich man. wlio, of course-, has a
beautiful daughter, who, in turn Is madly
In love with a nice voung nevv-paper mini
'ibis voung man, b the wat. is a speclnl
inenu or jirociit's. ror ns that ueio ox
pressed It. "He wtote mo up gtent In tho
papei onct "
The- villain nbo wants to murr) the sump
beautiful heiiesK He nml ids puis attempt
to i ob hi r tuihirs mansion and nie dls
eoveied b) the girl whom the villain has
betra)tsl Hut that- t uouhh of plot You
sietat onte how eve rv tiling is going to comet
about Then- is 'nothing nt w under the
sun " certain') not in melodiam.i
Thu scene In lliodie's saloon In the sec
ond at t Is ii-rj r.nllstte Tho tsplcnl
Hovveiy girl nnd tough are ttitre, as will
as tilt- dlldo ' Itlltie and. in fuel . evert
Ichniactei- usuall) familial with that poi
; tlon of Xevv luik In this act 'Ihoints
tiieuiov anu f ti nogan no a two-iound
'go" tlint foi chvtiiuss bus nettr been
equaled in anv stugi pi rlormant e In Kan
sas fitv IMlllain Mltchill, as the tramp,
is quite a plticsuut contrast to Hint) Crnn
tlall, whose atttmpts ut a Jewish merchant
ine less thnt ordlnnn
Tin itiuokljn lnldge scene deseitid the
apfilmiie given It
liiodle hlmstlf does not attempt to act
He is simply Kindle pule and simple In
thN lies his suctess in the pla) He moves
qnletl) and at no time utteuipts a rl mil
i Umax, t xcept to ilecltre hlmsi If the "King
of thu Kowci).'" Jump from the bridge and
enter .u burning building
"On the Hovvti)" will bo at the Grand
A varied and attractive bill Is offered nt
the Gllllss thit vvetk The vaudet liln ltiiture s
piescnted lis this munagiment nie such as
10 lecoumieiici me enti riainment to those
wllo tire accustomed to pa) eonsldetahl)
inuit- tiuiii tut- s ait- ui mis nuusit ox icis
Tlie new -priinltlis an- hlvtn bv I'mnk
Cushiii.tii a ver) tbvir and popular min
strel monologue cut, itnlntr, who was )cs
turd.kj retalltd a halt dozen times (irailo
anil Itejiinlds, n v,iv amusing team of
lilsh knockalKiuts McDonald und Stone,
teiy te rsatile music al artists a turn which
Is ulvvnjs potnilnr in a tiiudtvlllt bill In
gebelle In sonhs an I dances Annie West,
who made a sensation in the Itlngllng
circus with her wile walking nnd Juno, a
inarv clous contortionist Without excep
tion these speclaltl, s met with nppioval
at yp-terilns's performances The dramatic
bill. "Tho tin nt Clitnt Mine," presented b)
the stock compnti) Is it coim ntlonnl ben
der play, made familiar by McKte Knil.ln.
The peiformniKt is in some respects the
best jet given by the company Consider
able strength has lien added to tho cast
bj" Kaile Dot), a lit me niber Ml Her
rog, Mr Dull, Mr Mlmt, Air. Langdon,
Miss Riplev, li tt ! llib) lit cell and mi
unnamed child in arms which cried lustily
at tho propel tlnu were all potent In mak
ing the perfoimaiue .in Interesting oni
The Coates and Auditorium will both be
without piofesfcionnl nttiactions this week
The attraction at the Auditorium next
week will be David Huidtrson'b American
Kxtravnganun Camp ins direct from tho
Chicago opera hous. In an eluliorate te
vlval of 'All Hnba The organization Is
said to lit the strongest ever put out b
or III litieisoti nun ino people mclUiIO
William Ilrodorlck, tho well known opera
uingiirj John J. Hurke, Kzra Ker.dall,
Pianklo Ra)inond ani others.
a L'.iiii.i 1 1. iAsiin:i:.
Ho lttiiilre,l Jtinnell SnK tn lie IdliltltUd
llufnre lie (ml U Muiiey,
Prom the Cincinnati 1 nqtilrer.
Nobud) who has un) right to claim to he.
long In "the streot" would acknowledge
that ho could not recognUo Itusscll Sahei
u block olf. .Mr. Sau 1 Mill as active und
bus) a mun as lie wns forty jcars ato,
and is dally seen about the Hnanclal dis
trict on lils was to dliet tors' meetings und
looking after tho immense, interests lu the
conduit of which he tukes a most scrupu.
let one of the oldest stigcrs, who knows
ever) bud) who U uuvboel) downtown, re
fused to reeogni-e .Mr Sigo this morning,
and while at luneh with his friends the
latter tnJo)ed a good laugh over the cut
Mr, bage went into the sub-treasury to
cash some government bond coupons of
" . in ' '" u '" -'"' e unt not see Assist-
anv iteusurer joruun, unit lieput) Jluhle.
mun jvus in another part of the building at
tint time. According to the regulations of
the treusur) department, citizens who wish
to transact business must havu done so
btfore to the kiienvle Igo of the olilcial with
whom they deal, their signature as In
dorsed must be ncohuUed, or else another
person known at the trcasuiy must guar,
untee their Indlvidaallt). Cashier Marlor
was In charge of the sub-treasury at the
moment, und he wuntt-d to be sure about
paving out the !6,-jo to the elderly geii
tleman. lie knew Mr. Sage, but he was
not going to take uns chances. Ho wanted
a guarantor and told Mr, Sago to A vet
eran newspaper man happened to bo In the
corridor and Mr. Suae, glancing up and
recognl.lng him. culled him over. Tho
newspaper man walked over and vouched
for the identity and good Intentions of the
loan worth some 75,G(X,OjO, and Mr. Sage
received his 16,iOQ interest in legal tender
OCTOBER 7, 1895.
A I'AU IP Allllltlss.
Homo liiterettlnic Hi instki mi the fie of
"Mr.," ".Mm.," I.tc.
Prom the Chicago Tlmes'IIernld.
It Is rather amusing lo rend and listen to
discussions on the use ot Ihp abbreviation
l.sq In this country niter n man s name
when addressing an envelope or beginning
a letter to him, Just as It Is to htar remntks
tin the winding of the. quill pen. Itoth are
modern :nRllh Mils hire, and not, ns Is
common), thought, relit s or ti vitals of an
dent fashions in speaking and writing. In
old American da)s mm weie called
"quire" or equlri, nnd lu Lngllsh da)s,
old anil new, they hato nlnn)s betn so
stvlnd, but tho nbhretlatlon of esquire In
I.ngland hns nlwn)s been put after a
gentleman s nnme In nddreslii him when
he. Ima not, n title to put In fore It. And
In Lngland gentleman Is used to dlstin.
gulsh iiroressionnl men nnd a man of leis.
ur from n plumber, a paper hanger and it
llsh "jnonger" When joii write to jour
iiivi iii iiunuuii ) on pui vir urtorp ins
linine! when he writes to on ho puts
"I.ii." uflir )ours. Ho nceepts the dis
tinction just as sou muke It.
Here In Atuerlcn wo dare not, nor do we
enro to, make such oieti rulis but for
some sears the Aiiglottinnhica hnte nli
served the one nliout "estiulre" without,
proltably, the least suspicion on the part
ot thtlr so-called "Inferiors" of their mo
tive lu so doing. A "troth sninn" who finds
Ills ent elopes addressed ".Mr Jones" by his
lutron hns no Idea that if the patron were
writ tig to nn acknowledged tqilal h
woull address his tnttlcqie to "Simeon
Jones, i;ii " One often hears persons dis
cussing this point without the faintest
Idea of the real reason in hind.
"How old-fashioned )ou are lo write with
a quill"' a lntly ot the old regime, who
Ued to tin nil her own "nibs" at school, x
clnlms, little knowing that ou hive Jut
come from Hnglnnd. where the quill in
fiishloiinble boudoirs has never been super
seded by the stetl pen.
Rut If It Is foolish to copy the Kngllsh in
these small respects, there Is one cutom
In which we oftend epeclnll), and lu the
breach of whose observance we might
barn from them. And that Is our lnblt of
designating our own families b) tltlis. if
sou have ever seen much of Kngllsh well
bred people, and noticed the simple nnd
unostentatious conllibnce they put In their
friends, )ou would heMtntc to "lord it"
over jours by tailing vour husband "Mr
White." jour wife "Mrs. White." to say
nothing of tho cold-blooded ntrocltv not,
thank heaven, permissible in polite eli
des, but very common In thoe- so-called
ot caning jour uaugnter .vnss uunor
It is n tenacious habit with Americans
to call their husbands nnd wlvts "Mr" nnd
"Mrs ," and as It hns grown to be second
nature njid the) are unconscious of th
brtnch of taste, that habit will continue
probably to nourish In some parts of thu
countrv. notably the South it would be
considered flagrant not to do it. A chit of
1, married to a boy of -I, speaks to nn
elderly friend of her new husbind ns "Mr.
Hrown." and does not rt all7e In the Ipvst
thnt she Is fairly Impertinent Tho vouth.
with his newlv mnrrled honors thick upon
him. goes about blustering of "Mr
Hrown," whom everjbodv hns known ns
Jennie Smith. He Is nfnid. h sajs. If toil
reprote him. of men's presuming, if thev
hear him speak of her ns Jennie, but men
inclined to presume do not wait for an
Initiative of his giving With total
strangers "my wife" ls formal enough or
with "light acquaintances or persons need
ing discouragement The title "Mrs" is
bombastic and absurd
This sounds surprising, doubtless, to
hundreds of quiet, retiring souls, who have
used tho titles nil their llve, without a
shadow of suspicion thev were putting on
nlrs , but however the thing ma) have been
sanctioned by u-Jige It is nevertheless, In
trinsically overbearing No one of nnj
sotlal educitlon whatever signs a name Mr.
or Mrs nn thing. Ihe only occasion whe-i
iho "handles ' ar u-esl Is on visiting card--.
and there Is no need or "Mr." Is this coun
try The luis's designation Is, of course,
necessar) ns showing whether she Is m ir
rled or single Personally, I think "Mr "
on a man's card snobbl-h nnd superfluous
and there are some men who could neter
be got to send their names in so, and the
custom Is said to be going out it probably
arose from the various titles In Knglnnd,
and "Mr" was used to distinguish a civil
ian or an untitled person. However a
doctor in the Kngllsh arms, whose rank ls
c iptain or major has his cards printed
"Mr ," and ".Mr Justice" Is, of course, the
distinction for a Judge
The test of an Impropriety Is In the effect
It makes, .-vo, one can can an unassuming
lMrson bold wOio does not feel bold, but the
appearance Is of arrogance "lou allow
jour ruilwa) guides to tap jour wives fn
mlllRrl) on the shoulder instead of asking
for tickets, but sou speak of them as 'Mrs.'
to intimate frleaels," said an astonished
KnglMiman one -to an American lie
thought the fnmtllarlt) of the conductor
eitroelou" but the other a putting on alls
with a gentleman The fuilt is venial, and
does not amount to a cardinal sin, but In
aiming to exi nipt from blame soclall),
there are still a few "mail solecisms to
t radicate from our sjstem.
a cin.Kitv 'ihki: s,roitv.
lint hii Oil Vliin llhitilcitx It at tho Start
XX It It a Wiittli tarn.
Prom the New York Herald.
ou observe this plain gold ring on my
little linger," said the man from Chicago,
tinning tin cln let off us it It were a briss
nut on a screw, "It has ms wife's full
name engraved on the Inside. Well. It Is
our engagement and wedding ring. My
wife lost It one day when we- lived near
San Pranclsco, und, though vve searched
high nnd Jow, tte couldn't llnd it One
da), nearly two ) e nrs luttr, a friend of
ours Insisted on presenting me with a
small t herr) tree "
'I'll take a elgar this time, please," re
muiked the man from Oil City.
'I said clierrv tne" continued the man
fiom Chicago, "and I'm giving ou a true
stoiv Well, this offer of in) friend was
tie t lined at first, but my wife insisted,
sa)lng we could set it out in a particular
nl. ice in the lawn She marked the sunt
and I sent for the llttlo tree. I dug down
about foul teen inches, where she deslg.
n ited nml. an heln me' I turned nr. thnt
ring' How it got there wo never could
"There's nothing improbable about that."
said the Oil City man "unless it is tho
c-herr) tree Hut did 1 ever tell jou tho
stors ot mj- watch t This same watch"
pulling out n gold huntei. "Several vears
ago I was drilling a well up In tho Hrad
foid district and had got down about 1,100
feot, without uny sign of luck. 1 was look
ing st the holo under the derrick with
something like deapilr one daj- for wo
had stopped work on It Pulling out my
watch which I carried without fastening,
it stidiletilj slipped from mv lingers ami
down sho went, chuck' Into that dry hole.
The idea of adding thnt to my los riled
me, so 1 got a cylindrical tube, such as
we get tests of s ind with, and put soma
putt) near the open end nnd let It down
the hole, which it fitted neatly. My watch
came up with tho suction, stuck fast to
the putt) It hadn't stopped running
"Ves, and do ton know wo lenowed work
tin tirti uuie mo in-Ai uny anu got llrst
sand In six hours'"
' I hadn't llnlshed about mj ring," put
In the Chicago man. "Wo had moved to
Iowa, and my wife lost It nguln l offered
Pl leward for It but no use. We came to
Chicago, and set en )eais after I hud left
tho Iowa plucu I received the ring through
the mail from tho man vve had sold out
to He slid he was pulling cabbage In the
garden and found It solidly grown on the
loot of a cabbage!"
Wo lieunn to move nw.av hefrtr.-, n,,. rt
City man could reenter. ,
'i hi: nii.vit en it i.s.
rbey Wouldn't Sty an Unkind Word of it
Prom tho Chicago Post.
After thev had kissed each other and
each had disposed of a bonbon to show
that, they hail met on friendly terms, the
b onde said:
"So Mumle Is muirled?"
"Ho I've heard," returned tho brunette,
"Nlco hlrl." ventured tho blonde.
"Uh. ten," returned the brunette
."I wouldn't say u word ugulnstr her for
"Neither would I. How do jou suppose
isha over not him?"
"I am sure I don't know Do jou'"
".No; I would give anything to know,"
"So would 1, It certainly wasn't her
"Or her clev erncss?"
"The Idea Is absurd."
"I can't understand It at all They say
she was married first by a Justice and at.
crw ards by a minister''
"I shouldn't wonder. She naturally want
ed to make awfully sure of him."
"Of course. It ls the only way she could
keep him Hut I um glud she has caught
some one. Mamie Is a dear girl und It
would be cruel to say un) thing against
"Indeed It would. 1 wouldn't do It for
('Neither would I."
Wrought to Mlutl.
Krle Messenger: Hoax "I was trjlng to
think of a muu'a name to-day, and I
couldn't. Then ull ot a sudden a shower
Joax "Well, what had that to do with
HoaxT"Kvery thing. HI name was Mo-
IKKKMAvONItr HAIKU HIM.
An Army Onitrr Who llntl nn Imblem
Tnttonetl nn Ills llrenst,
Prom the Washington Post.
An Interesting story of the universality
of Preemnsonry wns related to a part)
of friends ypsterdny by a retired arm) I
omcer, who was long stationed In the
West. In (ho early part of Hip 'JOs .Major
Avery was captured by it band of Sitting
Hull's warriors, who proceeded to have a
Romnn holiday by roasting him nt the
stnke Pn lltnlnnrlly to this prospective
Imrbecup, while the mnjor was tied to n
stake with the faggots nil around bltn
ready to bo Ignited, the joung warriors ex.
perlinented In hntchet throwing by whirl
ing their. tomahawks through the air di
rectly at At erj's head nnd bod). Just to see
how near they could come lo hint without
more thnn cutting, off n lobe of his ear
or some other redundant portion ot his
., While the majority of the bucks wero
thus ciijojihg themselves n uumlier of
warriors stood by npp trendy watching
the sport Mnjor Avery nolle ed one In
dian siandlng a short distance from him
lnieiiwj- wntcning, not tue piny of tn
hatchet men, but nppnrciitl) eyeing n
Mnsolc mnrk tattooed on his naked
bitnst. Aterj concluded to try the ex
pcrltmnt of exasperating the satage so
ns to Induce him to bur) his hatchtt
morclfiill) In his brain nnd began to call
him nil the Insulting names he could
lay his tooKiie to In the Indian ternnculnr,
but without making tho least Impression
on tho toil skin. After another cloe in-spe-ctlon
the Indian Joined the main Ktotip,
nnd Avery noticed thnt a grent disputP of
some son ensued, in which the inttlnn rt--feried
to took a prominent part.
The hatchet throwing was suspended,
nnd by and by half a dozen Indlnii ap
proached the stake, nnd to his Infinite
surprise untied him nnd led him tn one
or the lodges, still securely bound. There
he lny for several hours in frightful bus.
pense when nt last tho Indian opened the
llnp of the wigwam and cautiously crept
up to his side In n whlsptr he told him
he wns ti Prcemnson, lecognlzed him ns a
brother and sav eel his lire 'o Tar. but sen
tlment was against him, nnd unless tho
major embraced the onlv nlternatlve open
to him he would surely bo executed the
next daj. The alternative was thnt ho
inarrv nn Indian girl and Join the tribe
Rathor than be served on toist, Indian
fashion. Major Aver) concluded to turn
Indian hlnistir, and so notified his brother
Mason. That worthy arranged all the pre
liminaries as his best man. eten to tho
courting, and Avert" became the son-ln-lnw
of hitting Hull I'or three )enrs the major
was as much an Indian as his duskv con
freres, and became the leader in half a
dozen raids on other tribes nnd as ninnt
brushes that required u dlsiJnt nf nerve
and Intohed bloodshed. In nil that timi
ho saw no chnnce to e-senpo but nn oppor
tunity flnnllt presented ltelf, nnd he made
his way back to clvillzitlon
hi: IIIU.VT Dltl.MC.
A True Title
of l.lfn In the
Prom the New York Sun
"I never saw tho gang here phased but
once. There wns a fond ingo, and nil the
boss fiom tho camps were In about tho
toughest crowd the sun ever set upon.
About half the men were sitting around
the dancing ring, when lu walked a snuiu
sized man, thin but wlr). Yon could st e
from his dress he wns n te-derfnrit Inat In
on No 11 that stopped there to water The
mlnuto he got Inside the door a j oil of
gross' went up. and half a dozen of the
liovs asked him to drink Per a second
the stranger seemed nonpIus.se el, then he
" 'Much obliged gents, but I don't drink.'
'What' don t drink'' )elled the bo)s
'' 'No.' he said. Jerking awn) from one
who had him lij the nrm
" 'Oh, tes sou will,' said another, hauling
put n shooting lion lou drink whisky or
lead, and take tout choice quick '
"Ky this time the place wa.s In an un-
roar, and Red Jack, who was a lender, sang
"Tenderfoot wants to speak: give him
a show and piishe-d him Into the dancing
linir The stranger took orf his hnt and
" Gentleman, )ou have invited me to
drink and I have declined, ami I want to
sav right now that the man don t live tint
can make nn- drink If 1 don t want to 1 ,
an Inv.alil, seeking health in this cotintr),
nnd I have no shooting irons, but as ome
of sou Insist on tin drinking I'll make a
proposition Clnr the ring and gho me a
fair show, nnd if there Is any man with his
lists that can make tne drink, wh), 111
"As Hit re were a dozen or more spoiling
for a tltrht the tenderfoot wis ncm nr.
comniodnte-d The) formed a ring and Red
JhcU cl timed the honor of ch anlng the new
man out. The- stranger took off his coit
shiit and shoes, turned up his pints stood
the piettiest looking llgure sou ever s, , n
nnd after n minute they citme togelhir
Red Jat h sailid nt him like a mad bull, but
the youngster stepped back, dodgcil bltn
quick as a beam or light, ami as Jack went
b) he socked It to him right under tin
Jaw and slmtil) drove him held first Into
the crowd Then another fellow Jumped in.
one of the best lighters in the countrv lie
made a feint and tried to grab the tender
foot by the legs, but btfore he could move
the little man butW him on the forehead
so h.inl that he tliopptd lllce n log Two
others lie laid out at quick notice his lists
seemed 10 glance noni one to anotlier anl
they never lilt him In this waj he topped
oil six men. and when no one elm enteied
the ting he asked if thev were s itisflid that
he dldn t want to drink, jou intj lie sine,
they were Ihe- Joke of It was that he wns
tin champion middleweight lighter of Aus
tralia and It was all pnt th e to htm '
SAlis III.". Ill'I.N IN IIADl'S.
WhUs 'I he re licit. Ilancov llirlllrc lie t'nn
versttt Willi (Mil Mil..
The ten tlnjs' convocation of r.iltli
f'aiists in Jersey tit) hns just ended
Dtnte has described the Inferno It n -m
lined foi the Rev Martin lluncox, their
bailer, lo tell the 1'uith Cellists, Just ns the
contoc-atlon wound up, thnt he had de
scended Into that region, where nnd when
are unknown- that he, had talked with his
Ml llaneox described his Iniirnev vcttli
some heat, as was llcrhuns. natural. He
spoke ferventlj. lie seenud to believe
what ho said. Most of the few persons
tvho listened to him seemed to bellett him,
too They interrupt! d him with lo)tul ex-
nressions nnd cries of tliankselvlnir
"Por three days," said Pistor Hnncox,
"I wns out or this bo.lv und piss. tl Into
tho unseen woild I talked personally with
tho powers of darkness i saw- the devil"
As the preacher said "devil" his tolee
rose to a shout, and lie pointed his long
forefltther to the back of tho hall. Some of
tint brothers .and blstus turned and staled
in thut diiectlon No ono was there but
the J.inltoi, who looked pained.
"I know these things thnt I shall tell
j-ou," exclaimed Pastor II incox. ' I know
that hell Is real: 1 know that hell lite is
"I know tho personality of the devil."
continued the pastor "I talked with him
I would tell sou of thn conversation I had
with him, but I feci a spirit holding me
This was verv disappointing to some, of
the Rev. Mr. Huuccix's lic.irei-s. mlmr.
scented to be relit vtd Hut the pastor
promised to tell hl conversation with Old
" "The tlmo will come," ho said, "when I
will till all I saw and heard. Hut I won't
tell Just now-."
. "Por (went) je.iib" ho declared, "I had
been a bid man In New York ct) 1 was
a Wall street broker and preslent of a bits
steamship compan) I was a club man"
this in a hot rilled whisper.
"Ves," Mild .Mr. lluncox .as if confessing
to a murder. "I was a club man I mudn
win pjm m mi. iu muni-), ivno uay t do.
came sick In tho street nnd was taken
home Tho doctor shook his head und I
saw by Hie expression of his faco some,
tiling was going to happen He fore that I
had no conviction of sin. Hut then 1 saw
nil my sins beroro my i)cs. It was llko a
hoi rid nightmare.
"I could feel the devils pulling me down
to perdition. I heard the sound of u tre.
mentions conflict around me. Devils wills.
1 red In my ear, 'Too late, we've got jou '
1 was being otercomo by demons I was
being tliiowu Into tho lire of hell."
"How doe- the thermometer stand-"'
asked a deaf brother In tho back row. who
was buttering much wllh the lu-at
Mr. Hantox said he recovered from his
illness and thereafter led a hotter life, und
tho convocation ended.
the) Cnder.tiHiil Inch Other.
"Ijook here, jou're drunk," declared
Jones, us ho confronted his blear-ose-d
cook "What do ou mean by comliiL
home til this coiulitloii?" ' """'"
The wobbling cook commenced to
"bure, sir; I haven't touched a dhron
1 m a tt-lf-repecttn', ducent lad)-, sir." sho
moaned "Oh. that Pd ever 8c the day
that I'd be told I waa dhroonk "
' Oh. non of that. You can't fool mo "
growled Jones. "I've been there too ofte'n
ms .self "
"Sure. then. Mr. Jones, we oondershtand
atteh ooothcr, don't we?" And tho cook
noddcel her head, and wiped her tears and
beamed on Jones San Pranclsco Bvening
An Ecouoinlcal Spou!-
Coats "What's the ttouble?"
Notes "Why, the back of his neck und
ears Is one mass of cuts and stabs which
he refuses to explain."
mebom7 time jtbai hU w ifef w au to
coats -un, jes. i remember he told
cut hla hair.'
What s th- wnv i win a woman?
It Is tlOl llV 1, f pist slfcllS,
"or tv i n rt ipThtinixn
10 bt ti d Ie In lnr ejes.
It Is not bv being wealth);
It l not lit Iwlim soung,
Nor bv t ing stroin an 1 health)!
.Nor b) a iersuaslvp tongue.
It Is hot by bplng Joll) .
It Is not by being sad:
?or by wisdom, nor bj folly:
It Is not bv being bad.
It Is not bt gentle breeding;
11 Is not b) being tioor,
And no sort of special pleading
Will avail tho hopeless boor.
Hut, ns I'm a wretched sinner.
And b) . . where I hope to go,
If )ou nsk tne how to win her,
1 admit 1 do not know '
Hnrrj Romalne In Truth.
Mrs Ljnn Linton makes a plea for con
sideration for the woman past Oi "Press,
makers." she sav, "aim at the Impossible
task of making past fio look as trim ns 1"
Hence the) pinch In the wnlst and put the
bust Into nn Iron-tight bodice: thev make
the sleeves so tight that to bnd the arm
Is n ph)slcnl Inipnsslhilltt : the) make the
nrinhole so small thnt to raise the nrm
even so high as the mouth Is a work of
pnln nnd dllllcttltv the) make walking,
like breathing also a work ot pain and
difficult) . the) Instne the dniiger of trip
ping upstairs because of the length of the
skirt In front, thev Insure tho breaking nf
the spectacles and the rtilnntlou of Hip
purse b) putting tho pocket In the 'back
breadths.' In ever) wav open to them they
mnko that new gown nn Instrument of tor
ture to this poor t nature past to, when
respectable )ars the) will not accept as
A useful nfternoon dress Is of black satin
nnd for the woman who must muke fre
quent changes on a small dress allow ante
there Is no better Investment In this cise
the skirl Is cut flailng, hut with tunny
seams, and Is utitrlmnieel The bodice Is a
pointed bnsqtie with inoderutel) full
sleeves, glgot In shape The prlneipil
feature of the dress Is the opportunltv It
gltes for ovcrwnlsts. ilchus and finn v
neck nnd blouse arrangements In this
case there Is a sleeveless Jacket, with cpm
lettes oter the top of the sheio" of ltd
cloth, jetted cream l.ice edge nnd Inser
tion, and side pieces of accordion pleated
I,Ie -"les, Mls Iltimlep Is a nice girl, but
she lias an unfortuntte plnnltv."
She "Plnnlts? What's thit'"
He Well, a gill who's vain hns vnnity,
so wht shouldn't ono whos plain have
Chicago PoC ' .Magnificent girl " he
s.iid. indicating the tall blonde on tho
bathing beach "Looks ns If she might be
very entertaining and inteiestlng. 1 should
like to see more of hi r."
"Poi my part" replied his sister, survev
ing her critically, "I think )ou bee too
According to a Piench writer, no fewer
than I. two women tire i .llltrht et ere eir
steallng during their shopping expeditions.
The number of titled 1 idles selj-ed with
this sti mge mnlad) Is, he tells us, almost
inciedlble Among the more- recent i ui
prlts were a Russian princess, a Preiich
countess, nn Kngllsh lads of title nnd the
daughter of a reigning sovereign As ,i
rule these more distinguished offenders
nio let oft on pnvment of a lotind sum for
the relief of the poor, which, when the
shoplifter is known to be rich, sometimes
rises to us much ns IO.OiO francs (100)
Prom a country town com, s the stors ot
a girl who has lost bj di ith three men
to whom she was successively cngiged
In the first instance the jouth, to whom
she had Irn n bttiothed for a eeir nml a
half, expirel on the very eve of the wed
ding In the second, another voung man.
to whom she hid been engaged soon after
the melanchol) event, died a few dajs
befoie the marriage and his successor In
her uft. etlons has now shared a similar
fate It seems that sunilrv ancient fern lies
of the neighborhood, .ittiibuttng this series
of calamities to the fact that the joung
woman has the ' evil cje." have calmly
suggested that the onlv re medv Is to be
found In .hurtling her alive On that score
shi need have no tear, of couise. but the
general opinion Is thnt hi r chances of
meeting with a. fourth suitoi uie now in
llnitesimal I lie tin ucky girl is described
as being ot an amiable and sjmpnthetic
disposition, and of being moreover of
ve-rv attractive appearand -Paris Letter
to London Telegraph.
The pietty loose fronts that have been
won, all summer ne. d not be given up
i?ret.hl,nrWlnib8 "'V1,'1 Pn "en the very
;'.e,t...r. "f. 'I'0'1? dtesses All the
fill lints of the llguVr wll at the sniiiei
Gits De Smith "flilnga ar(, r(... ,,)
istrlbutfd in the world after all "
Host, tter .Mcniiiin"ir.fl . I ..."
Sifilnf01" lms rK)lleU a l""no."-TevaS
..hi too mr ifnrt m. ... -. .."-
Her mother "Hessp detr t -... .
resff0,",1 "Itle ll,o ftclt a" acTnr
boVV 'me"sr i',eLr,L''! ?":.. Wta 'a 'ne',!!!
!!oi1 - ..YN.rS,cr?l'i
making on our
littxttlf- VrtiiM l.rtt. t- .
WEi .nnae .mil
AVeekl) ' "rro'"--Nevv
iiriun r.iir,i ,.H,t. ,.. .
A -fT&vv dpai't'SI't'L" Z .ir M
Sleeves ate made In ilvo or siY ,'", fL'lr"i
xiyui.,,'a Companion! "Oh. dear" .,i,i
r,,",,ie."i, ",ati.u.?.es. '.'! .uio made, "ei"
...:. "-1"-" ' V J .-noe ;
de of tho
SlJf.i,-Jf.t:Utnt walking Iho. and u .,fvi"
both In opera and common S ... ,s !"aJe
with IU inch heels, fiat so?n,khi!,B Ia.t.
tops of various r ihalea." to suit n,,e J oth
of wearera Thi ?i, i1!..""'' the ideas
.' v"VVi"".ul..r. a'"vi leather. This ,nUi""
rough usage and b well .itke',,VLl,.,e,tr
Uug purposes. ' uitca for tiav-
tW Id lvS- I
-..-, ,.u .runiRuifi tnai nie to come will
,fk,inn bea'!t fl".", femininity by means
of i uilles and tumbles of soft Muff about
the throat inwi mun i, t- . ,;..." ""m"-
rhe sleeve which Is a cross between a
bishop slr.ve niid. i nightgown sleeve thS
gnat, loose ; uffuli which Is iti.i.iy ,),
sain., sle nil the waj down, and which M
u'VYii" '." """ wa,.t lnt0 ' "itT or band
ls called b) .some dt. ssniakerH "the nV ti
lt omnn sleeve," beuiu.e It nollv enw n,t
of dttss reform notions J fc n 0,lt
A society girl, one of whose great it
tractions a foft Utile musical I ,.
en et talned un interested gi, m, ,', ft1'
with an account of how that mini ent
chatm of hers was a. quired "Vers w
persons have, ns )ou know" b It .he
an agr.eablo liugl, f h d slmnlt nn i?'
Ing that could beh tall.' 1 si, li In rav Si1'"
session 'Ihe lack ma. , !! '" , 'J?"
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