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A NARRCW "ESAPZ.
Presence of Mind in the Face of a
One of the stran st ineidents of
.e sepor rebellion is told by William
Forbes Mlitchell in his "Reniis
eenees of the Great Mutiny."- Mr.
Mitehell. who was sergeant of a
highland regiment. had the iusfor
tune during a baittle to lose the great
coat which every soldier carried fold
ed in what was known as a "Cri
mean roll" and strapped to the shoul
ders in sucih a manner that it cross
ed the breast.
Many a man owed his life to the
fact that b4llets became ;spent mi
passing through these rolls. It hap
pened that in the heat of the fight my
roll was cut right through where the
two ends were fastened together by
the stroke of a keen edged tulwar,
which was intended to cut me.
As the day was warm, I was rather
glad to get rid of it, but by 10 o'clock
at night there was a difference in
temperature, and when I was relieved
from patrol duty and wanted to lie
down to sleep I felt the cold, wet
grass anything but comfortable, for
a kilt is not the most suitable arti
cle of dress on a cold November night
in upper India,
My company was encamped in and
about the tomb of the first king of
Oudh. A large inelosure surround
ed the building of the tomb itself, and
on the inside of this were small rooms
built for the accommodation of pil
grims. When I entered the inclosure
I noticed these apartments and asked
permission to sleep in one of them,
but was refused. I bad to make the
best of my position, but was too un
comfortable to sleep.
It struck me that some of the se
poys might have dropped their blank
ets in their hurried departure. With
this hope I went into one of the
rooms where a lamp was burning,
took it off the shelf and walked to the
door of the great domed mosque or
I peered into the dark, but could
see nothing, so I advanced slowly,
holding the lamp over my head and
looking cautiously around until I was
in the center of the gerat vaalt,
where my progress was obstructed by
a big black heap about four or five
feet high, which felt to my feet like
SI lowered my lamp and discovered
I was standing ankle deep in loose
gun powder. About forty hundred
weight of it lay under my nose, and
a hasty glance around showed me
twenty or thirty barrels of the same
Isubstance, over a hundred eight-inch
shells, all. loaded and with fuses fixed,
and a profusion of spare fuses and
slow matches lying about.
I took in my danger at a glance.
There I was, up to my knees nearly
in gunpowder, with a naked light in
my hand. My hair literally stood on
end, and my knees knocked together.
Cold perspiration broke out all over
me. I had nitn~er cloth nor hand
kerchief in riy pocket with which to
extinguish :ny light, and the next mo
ment might be my last for the over
hanging wick already threatened to
send the smoldering red top to my
feet, with consequences too dreadful
Quick as thought I put my left
band under the down dropping flamne
and clasping it firmly, slowly turned
to the door.
Fear so overcame all other sensa
tion that I felt no pain of the burn
until I was outside. Then it was
sharp enough. I poured the oil from
the lamp into my burned hand. Then
I knelt down and thanked God.
Next I staggered to Captain Daw
son and told him. He did not believe
me and told me I had waked up from
a dream. I showed him the powder
still striking on my wet feet. He in
stantly roused the sleeping men and
quenied every spark of fire on the
His Absorbing Interest.
The play was one of ShakesPeare 's
tragedies. .Mrs. Simmons and the lit
tle boy, having been unable to secure
seats in the parquet, were 'well lo
cated in the front row of the first
balcony, where they could see better
and hear almost as well as if they
had been further forward on the main
Mrs. Simmons was agreeably sur
prised at the interest that Bobby ap
peared to .take in the sombre drama.
He sat leaning forward, with his el
bows on the cushioned railing in front
of him, resting his head on his .hands,
deeply absorbed. As the curtain went
don'on the first act he straightened
Well. dear. how do you like
Shakespeae?'' asked his mother.
- - A, re ou en.Joying~ t he playv ?'
"Mama.' said Bobby, with the air
o one wvho has made a great oisco(V
er. "t.here are sixty-ninle men here
that have got bald spots on top of
their heads! I've counted 'om five
Is what the people w
its quality, at a price
and keeps zhis big stc
Ginaghams Linen Sheeting Long Ci
One case regular 9o inch, 2Y yds. 36 in. Ei
8 yc. Ginghams wide, 75c. kind, longcloth,l
-ale price, yard sale pric -, yd. 12 yds. sale
5: 49c. Yd. 9
Nothing to Equal These
Hundreds and hundreds to select
rom. No paper statements but facts. s
They all sell like greased lightning F
Beautiful Lingerie and Tailore d Waists,
Waists made with the care and imish i
Of $2.50 garments. a I piled on center
bar -ain tables. Waists worth up to
$2.00 and $2.50, Choice 98c. each.
Parasols and Sunshades. I
Hundreds of Parasols and Umbrellas a
to select from, all marked down for
this big sale: 49c., 69c., 98c , $1.49,
$1.98 and up to $5.00, not one in the a
pile that's not worth]) Baill t8 FP'ice, 0O][E.f
Every Bargain as
BLACK BAND AMONG TREES. place.
Americans Don't Know How to Trim Amterican <
Limbs-Should Study Italian into the d
Ways. see whethi
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St. Louis Republic. the major
The Italians know a trick or two:~
n the trimming of trees worth noting, IPBST]
md that i.t is just possible that the'
race that invented the wdheelbarrow Forest Ser
nd the triplescrew war shop and pro
ued Columbus and Signor Marco
i is worth a little easual attention Austin Sta
now and then, outside of matters con- In co-op<
erning the Mafia and the Bland the United
and. begun an
When the common or garden varie- prairie dos
y of tree trimming American feels within the
:he arboreal instinct inherited from: na and Ne
iis simian ancestors stirring within tempts at
him, he is seized with a wild yearning made last
o cut off main branches near the forest serv
rnk, leaving unsightly scars, and to country, ar
lop off other important ramifications be carried
few feet from their point of diver- The pois
gene, so that when he has wrought these little
hiis worst the tree resembles a hearth es is prepa
broom which has come thorough va a preparat:
long, cold winter in tihe hands of a of potassiu
careful housewife. He trims his The stoekn
trees as he governs his cities; periods and the pc
f magnificent indifference are punc- by the gor
tuated by moments of pernicious ac- bution upoi
ivity. al forest
Not so with the Italian. Hle lives f.he v-heat
with his trees. He does not per form a annny se
capital operations: the trimming of der. One
n Italian tree is like the cutting of and with t
well-groomed man 's hair: it is~ done tea speon t
alittle at a time, and not erected in ''baits'
into an annual festival. The Italia-n I rance of fl
xcept for the occasional removal of The acti<
branch too near the ground, euts instantanet
ie extreme ends of the boughs of his dog. in a
trees. And he never allows a tree hour or twv
to exceed the height and girth he or- Early la
iinally determined upon for it. wheat wer4
You may ride for scores of miles N. 3M.. and
through the plains of Lombardy be- tional fort
tween rows of mulberry trees which M1exico to
are kept perennially large enough to ti-ty of wh4
afford a certain su.pply of leaves for Iy 6.020.0(
silk worms and small enough not to up an .ares
shade too strongly the wheat or hemp acres at a
wi h grows between their row , or iof <1I,:ri
the two graperines for which1 each ah-mi 1 to
tree serves as trellis. You may walk The pois
ader' live oaks' in Rome whose lower :ge inh
surfaces are level p)lanes of den e doe first
foliae. You may climb the hills of quarters a
Genoa and never see a tree whieb is plentifu;
oos to arge or two small for its, appetites.
nt. Cheap goods,
-uch as this store su
re bousy. Keep com
Oth Sheets Bed Spreads
Zglish Ready-made 12x 100 White Quilts
oltof go, heavy qual- t w o t o e a c h
price ity s-ani Sheet-, buyer
3c. E-ch 35c. 2 for $100
ach day's ex
ress brings gar
nents of ciever.
tyle to this sec
ion of my store.
'rom the quanti
ies we are sell
-g daily makes
is feel proud of;
his new dcpart-*
nd still they come
New shipments go
in sale this week.
Vhy shouldn't we
ell themi? made of
anama, Voile and
do ;air. Skirts
vorth 57.50. S8.50 0
.nd ;io oo, madel
a the latest styleI
or $5.98 each.
Last month a we
t it b~e worth while of our in northern Arizo
~ities to put a few Italidns forest service of
partments of forestry 'to the great Canon
r a sweet reasonableness said: "Five years:
of trees might not displace -a prai.rie dog wasi
urgery of the present day 7 years ago there v
____________distrisbuted over ths
OF PRRI DOGS. they became nume
common. If somet
vice to Drive Them Out of hydn oeto
Southwest. great harm to the
As all westen
tesman withdogs are among
:esman.en. with which the sto
~ration wihthe scke'tend. Where th
States forest service has selves the destruct
aetive campaign against ol usino
s on the infested ranges o-dny haes pr
national forests of Arizo- tives the aveiet
w Mexico. Specessful at- wie taarieety
oisoning an dog were toes and sugar bet
prig ndsummer byvh lands they aesai
ce in ot.her parts of the dsrys uh
id this year the work will ingscpaiy of uhg
on much more extensively. 30 ng 75apacnt.ft
m usesd to put -an end to 30to 75 expetd.
pests of the western rang- -agaist exthedg
red by coating wheat with anst texo forsti
on o strchmn, eymdecessful, as it has:
n anise oil and molasses. favor among the
ien supply horses and men giin ever.ast
isoned wheat is given out sevce yn ans
rnent officers for distri- sericea foests Ran
iranges within the nat>on - nationas foresultsi
rs.Each eder carries fobrehs ofregasnth
in. a tin pail suppo~rted byo leavig resone tu
tek slung across , snon leang deeotion
hand is free for the reins rnedtroaii
e other the rider use a
measure out the poison LONG LOST CIT'
and drop it near the -en
in of tihe poisonl is a'lmost 'Cal
s. Most of the prairie
town are dead within an NwYr ead
Safter the bait is dror>ped. 1eal~o h
t month 9,300 pounds of tels 'iyo
prepared at Albuquerque,erthnPuia
shipped to the various na- NwYr yD
sts in Arizona and NewletrroLa-.
be distributed. This quani- Yl nvriy
at will make approximate- hsoyo h o
baits, which will clear nn.H rie
of from 65.000 to 80.000 gs ihi.o
ost. exclusive of the laborjenLe'Ata
tinl2 it on the r-'ies. iF.D.Bngm.i
1 1-2 cents an aere. Aeian opt
mi is us~ed to best advant-wek g.ast
e early spring. when therehCoqeqi
ome out of their winterfemotsa n
rid before the greenl grass l~n,hdse
I eoug toappaset iggioung ocuIeda
made to sell cheap, o
pplies is what fills th
ing "down the line" ur
.01s All this N
Bleaching Hats Milline
12 yds. Andro- $5.oo Trimm e d New Goo(
scoggin Bleach- Hats, new styles riving d,
ing this week for sale price Come and
$1 00 $2.98 your sele<
Competition Must Take a Back Seat.
I Oc. Printed Lawns in short lengths,,
sale price 5c. yard.
50c. Men's Negligee Shirts, sale se
price 39c. each.
25c. White Embroidered Wash Belts L
which we would like you to compare E
with the other fellow's 25c. Belt, sale st
price I 0c. each.
$1.50 White Linen Skirts, all nicely I M
made . Think of this price, 98c. each.
I 0c. full bleached heavy Cotton
Crash in this sale at 2 1-2c. yard.
Bartain White Goods Table.
Goods in short lengths. some rnussed
and soiled, some in the lot worth 121,
15, 2' and 25c, Swiss, striped and m
checked Nainsook, Madras and other
wash fabrics all piled oh a big bargain
table, your choice the yd. only 10c. 1I
il Saturday Night
I known stockman made a side trip to Valparaiso,
aa, writing to the he attended the first Pan-Amx
s stock range on 'scientific congress as a represer
Diabolo iplateau, lof the United States and of Y
ago such a thing as ''The name 'Choqquequirau'
nknown here. Two 'cradle of gold,'" ''aid Dr. Bi
ere a few widely ''and the legend says that it w
range. Last year place where the rulers of the
ous, in fact quite Jiid their treasures, when the
uing is not prompt- from the Spaniards in the ti
them they will do Cortez. They formed a Co:
range.'' down there last year which we
uers know prairie ging for buried treasure.
he worst enemies ''To get t'here required a
~kmen ha,ve to con- hard 'travel from Cuzco, the a
y establish them- capital of the Incan empire. 1N
cmn of the range is the time we were hanging on
time. On ranch side of a mountain almost 'by ot
ved most destruc- lids. We .had to descend into
f crops, among ley 6,000 feet deep, across an
lfalfa, grain, pota- wvise impassable river by a s
ts and on grazing sion bridge made of four telt
to consume and wires, wade through a jungle fa
rass that the graz- teen miles, and then climb up
range is reduced feet. Choqquequirau lies at a
vation of about 13,000 feet.
hat the campaign "I believe t.hat the place
u the Arizona and fort built by the Incas to I
will be most sue- themselves .against attacks o:
uet with universal Amazonian Indians. I found
;to.kmen, who are of fortifications, made measure
ace to the forest opened two graves, and found
e improvement in interesting relies. The buildin
one of the chief made not of the finely wrought
gthe grazing, and of the palaces in Cuzco, but of:
forest service is ly hewn stone, cemented to~
aturned to prevent and the interiors in some eas
plastered. The hlouses are not
-. ~ ' in appearance to some of thi
s EXPLORED. New England-a story and
high with a gable on one end
Treasure in the "The old water works remai
f Gold.'' several reservoirs are in good
tion. There are three separte
of buildings besides the fortific
rst exploration of and on three sides of the pla
he Incas'' by oth- steep precipices."
were brought to
Hiram Bingham, The Great Pyramid.
nerican history at The cost of the labor and m
authority on the necessary to duplicate the great
bh American conti- mid of Gizeh at the present
on the Prinz Au- would amount to considerably
e Hamburg-Amer- than $50,000,000, according to
service, per read before the Society c
atrip across South gineers in New York city by
d only a few Wheeler, says the American.
first f'oreign'er to teet. The cost of th'e material
a. which until a is estimated at $48.000,000.
man. according to This structure, one of the w
400 years. His of the world, is founded on soli
;even mionths. He at a depth of about 120 feet
- nml a and n the surface level and rises to a
:o not satisfy, but
. popular demand
itil you get here.
ry Waists Counterpanes
Is ar- $i.oo Waists go $i.5o S preads
.ily. on sale this week to go this week,
make sale price each sale price each
tion. 49 Cents 98 Cents
Commencement Not Far Off.
Buy your white goods this week at
e big sale. Hundreds of pieces to
lect from. Organdies, French Lawn,
ngerie Cloth, Persian Lawn, etc.
very article in this big white goods
ock marked down for quick selling.
44 in. French Lawn, the 50c. kind,
arked down half price, 25c. yd.
44 in. Persian Lawn, the 35c. kind,
arKed down, sale price 18c. yd.
44 in Persian. Lawn, the 25c. kind,
arked down, sale price 15c. yd.
40 in plain White Lawn, 15c kind,
arkedJ down, sale price 1 Oc. yd.
One case book fold India Linen, the
)c. kind, sale price. 5c. yd.
:at 12 O'clock.
where 'of 454 feet. Its base covers an area
eriean of almost fifteen acres.
tative' Mr. Wheeler's scheme for the re
ale production of .this pyramid contem
means plates first the setting of a base of
agham concrete. This would represent about.
as the 2,000,000 cuhic yards of material and
Incas would cost at least $10,000,000. The
7 fled estimate for the superstructure is
me of about $38,000,000, and it would con- -
apany tain 3,313,000 cubic yards of backing
s dig- stone and 140,000 cubic yards of fac
ing stone. Mr. Wheeler 's estimate of
veek's labor is 24,000,000 days.
~neient These figures are cited to show the
[ost of great engineering skill of~ the Egyp
to the tians and .the fact that no task in con
tr eye- struction appeared to be too large for
a val- a people -whose ext-ant mona'ments
otlrar- showed their patience and ability to
uspen- overcome obstacles that would daunt
~graph even the modern enginreer.
>r iX- ______
6,000 A Mistake.
n ele- Bob and Jim were two Jacks-of-all
trades, and whenever pos dba9 worked
was a together. One summer' s morning
>rotect Fb" came r')mnd to Jim '-: house at
Sthe the early hour of 3 o 'clo K and,
traces hi:ivis~ m-anogel to wake Jim, went
ments, inside. "Now, then," he cried, "hur
many ry up; there's a sig fa :tory chimmey
is are wants pulling dowi . ab.>at :: ie
stone away from here, and I got the tip
rough- from the factory foreman that if we
tether, could knock twenty feet off it before
as are the authorities were about it would
unlike save the factory the expense of a
se of scaffold, and it -would mean a 5 lb.
ihalf note apiece for you and me."
"What-ho!" eried Jim. "Let's
2, and g o
condi- Their destination reached, they
troups climbed to the top of the chimney,
tions, and soon masses of br;ick work were
se are falling to earth. A man who lived
near was disturbed by the noise and
started to make a fuss.
"Here, Bob," cried Jim, "you
iterial climb down and qui'et that fellow.
pyra- Keep him talking while I finish this
time job up here."
more So Bob climbed down and engaged
a pa- the indignant man in conversation.
f En- Suddenly Jim heard Bob calling to
E. S. him. and, looking down, saw his
Archi- friend gesticulating wildly and beck
alone oning to him to come down. So down
mders "What's the matter?" h'e asked.
rock "Let 's go home, Jim, thundering
below quick. We've been pulling down the