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W LSH, CALCASIEU PA1 of on X ,weary, creed For us to hear, some clock to-night bawls
Deat inspired, out,
our ience you exci'ed "'Tis Tuesday week"'
Slnd mal 'is tired. Whit. nna nn t'nther side of snace Imav
ole Agnts for Celebrated,
eal Gasoline happier
, bt he has
See Our Complete Line of e recof
. . nes have been elected
R 'Chamber of Deputies.
tune is in politics.
U A R ry is announced of a new
constellation of Pegasus.
Call and Examine our 'pring poet thinks he is it.
Prices Away Dow
on of William Waldorf As
d be enough to make the
erage give up the ghost at
ding to the Duluth Herald the
iference between sanatarium
atenitorium is in the charge to the t
'. I .r
hen perfect politeness comes in
e door," noted the large-waisted
he is now engaged, so sopher, "perfect honesty flies out
vex y successful series e window." t
A Dr. Nelson, of Miss !-r
rr little vester day near here fro was the only stimulant that
ngcxr l of E. F. RowO was the only stimulant ha
ilt c nt of settling hi y's men had at the battle of \a- c
the rice ing physician here. W Bay. And that, it must be d.
a physician here, and , was sufficient
ph oper- I'he Misses Murrell
-y. 'who left here last wee nry Labouchere ,says Morgan is
was on their aunt, 'Mr. Cox, g the handwriting on the wall.
one day up school life n their perhaps Henry is mistaken. Mor- C
They will be missed may be r ing for the wall.
a Sunday wish them much su t_
e services work. til co Ohio expired the other day
Mrs. Jones stillt c the As of tight lacing. Her
boys are ier friend of these et w n sizes too spall. But
e new rice ear Fulton, of Wo pth' for her? She probably
ai- . her her litle d h t
chool teach- ley Davidson, a s
~ to attend cild. . r. arntegie has been elected a
sares. Iowa is seeing m3er of the Plumbers' guild in
n from Ike- opment-rice cioon. The association with this
usiness and front. The Fa ft will.relieve him of all anxiety
onday. land to the veryt dying rich
is Mse eth- "burg." The
r he milee tn A Missouri court has decided that
Sal south of town. eachers may whip their pupils. There
Sunday was re pedagogues in Missouri who have.
vf, Ala., Sunday school; vered that pupils may sometimes
lace the school their teachers.
n, h. .itors and frien
South- one seemed to lif. we accept the old saying that
Ssuccess. cannot prevaricate we must
to go and showed at there has beep a wonderful
iched by eof interest in baseball
days. tendent, Mr the country.
izthe great credit
ho has stowed succss newspapers are discuss
Cove, e essi cal "the downright fol
at moving spirit combine." Most per
which, such occasio are thinking about its
isit her now in attend avenience.
alken- sion at Lake
' a ewso twisters in the second
therng caused a couple of fouls to as
I bought to the empyrean and come
Sa !and wAi ll ght down into Yeager's mit." O,
' the baseball season's here.
!Goat's ly:.ph is said to make old
K NE le young again, but a portrait of
at ten the door of a down town
rop business place is not a sign that lymph
LIC K, sold with a cents a glass.
Pleats and ---
y on and r 'pf New York
on Hand * o be allowed
d p of all apted would be in
an elewbere . rther they can be
JA S. LI
a the society
pear horribly. It
.,M that close ap
O long lead to
ved a car load 2 fortune In ten
your demana " -thedstinguished
Call C 5 Ewhich bear the
Call and seus is just as well
Yours for businesshis de.
PL ME ng of Spain will
M thi're days later the
,t j will celebrate its
-In. will ha dly
gtulations to be
kes, "s and o telephone.
Wt * o, presum
k... SV J" through the
ntr'foo;tn, a long
may bg as good as
we facy ~that a real
that xi one blush
for the first time
have the ceremony
space between sta
than the length of
conveniently arranged so t that J. P. Morgan
for this section, and it is a of stock in the
urniture house. Our stoc cr his services in
n and then you will know wher oce, but it should
S cRCH AWNINGS. Don't , Morgb n neeh s
a styles, marked 'w~y down 1 rs.
he larger uni
States is: Har
Y le. 2,680;
u'rapfr rtain Tf ,a
i, ;1884 goJ .r 'is falleron
, ,S for you to tell, the lapse of life .. be .
,' With tick hnd chime. You'll call it slow)
4o made you Umrire, bidding us to Is marking time at "half-past twenty
strife, three ki
.y calling "Time?" Six weeks ago!" cc
You stand there, like a Pharisee of yore, f 5o don't get gay with humble sons ofl
Proclaiming grace, " men, en
With two ad_,onitory hands before As some clocks do; hE
Your smug, flat face. One day your wheels will slacken up, and tb
Although you know the time of day at , Good-Night to you! In
home, -Saturday Evening Post. m
A FIRING LINE .MYSTERY.
Life Secret of Young Bond, Whose Lips a Bullet Sealed. n
HE Kansas man had served ty-frst birthday there had to be a set- ,a
with Funston in the Philip- tlem)nt of the books, for his father in- tb
pines, had returned safely, tended to take him into business part- di
had been a town hero for a nership. Bond had to have no less
month or so,' and then went on the than $5000 to make good his stealings. I
stnfn i in the campaign. Several of There was no other way left to him
the campaign orators met for a Sun- than to steal it. H^ knew all about tb
day, in a Western hotel where their the bank, the combinations to the al
roads crossed in their journeys to as- locks, the ways of the watchman and II
signmenti, and were comparing notes. all that, and he had studied up knock- w
The man who had served with Funs- out drops. He left som liquor that a,
*ton gradually assumed command of had been doctored with drugs for the
the conversation, and the talk drifted watchman to drink, knowing the a
from a discussion of thequestion why man'b weakness, and toe rest was hi
men rushed to serve in the Philippine easy. He entered the bank from the
campaign to one of the problems why rear stealthily, having made sure that n
men, in many cases, unexpectedly, the watchman was unconscious, had hi
show not only rare bravery but down- just got into the inner vault, when he B
right recklessness in battle. The Kan- heard a noise and saw a dim light in li
eas man, for whom the name Mar- the outer room. He knew it could not di
.well will do so far as this article Is be the watchman, and at once raised y,
concerned, said: his revolver for action and crouched ,
"As I was saying, we found men out to one side. Then he heard a voice, a
there who had been wild, and whose saying: 'My God, I must have killed '
parents were glad to see them enter him. I didn't know it was so power- to
the army; we found men who had ful. Wake up, Mike!" b,
been crossed in love; we found men. "There was no response, and Bond tl
who F'd been a failure in life, even if.. says he recognized the voice as that of tl
they were mere youths; we found his father just in time, for he intended h,
many daredevils, and, curiously to shoot and escape in a rush if possi- a
enough, most of them were cautious ble. Then Bond became conscious of D
on the firing line; we found some who his own danger. His father bnight tl
had pasts that they wanted forgotten; shoot him. The father soon saw the al
we found some under assumed names, open doors of the vault. 'What does a
for one reason or another; we found this mean?' he said. 'Mike, you didn't *.
the usual number of bullies, braggarts do this; you couldn't! Who is there? n
and bluffers, and being once under Speak, or I'll shoot. Quick!' Then it B
fire was the cure for them. But all was that Bond saw he had no show n
these made up a very small number in and he shouted to his father not to u
comparison with those who had enlist- shoot, and revealed his own identity. A
ed for love of country, with perhaps "Then there followed a strange scene a
a desire for adventure thrown in. in that bank vault. There were.Ahe
"But of all the curious characters I father, the son and the unconfcious s
came across the strangest was a man watchman together in the early hours h
named Bond. He was silent as to his of the morning. 'What does this mean, 1
past; he made few friends; there was son?' said the father, sternly. 'Has t
a glitter in his eye if we were in dan- it come to this-my son a bank rob.
ger which was positively magnetic, ber ?" Young Bond said he was game, t
and we came gradually to respect his and he replied: 'What are you doing a
reserve and to be proud of him. There here? Are you a bank robber your- t
,was one man in our company, how- self? Who put Mike in this condi- n
ever, whose propensity for nosing into tion?' You see he had overheard his g
others' affairs was especially marked, father make that exclamation about t
and who, it was plain to be seen, was Mike, and he took chances. 'Explain
offensive to Bond. The name of Pe- your position on the inside of that
ters will do for this inquisitive man. vault,' said the father. 'Explain what t
He was a good fellow, and meant noth- you said about not knowing that some
ing more than friendly interest when thing was so powerful when you saw i
he was poking around to find out all Mike,' said the son. And. theka the -
about his companions, and we learned father broke down -ofnpletely an4 the
4t last to overlook his weakness-all son went to pieces, and each, thin ing
but Bond. It was evident that Bond that Mike was about to die, confessed
was desirous of curing Peters or of to the tither. The father had been t
punishing him for his offensive beha- Speculating in the Eastern marlgets, e
vior. Bond gradually became reckless had used up a lot of trust funds in his I
on the firing line. Any one coukd' see charge, and the only way for him to
it was not assumed, but was" genuine, get out was to rob his own bank. He I
and this conduct deepenied the mys- had also left some knock-out drops for I
d tery as to his past and made Peters the watchman, and it was the comrn
the more z itus to find out all about bined dose that made father and son
him. think that the man would die. The
ane day Bond fell with a wound. son owned up to the father, and then
Peters carried him to the rear, cared followed a discussion as to what was
for him, stayed by him as long as he best to be done.
ty could, did everything that could be "They agreed that the bank must be
It done under the circumstances, like of- robbed; that was their only salvation.
P- fering to write home, and all that sort They agreed also that it would be best
]g of thing. He was apparently sizing for one of them to appear to be de
to up his chances of living. He was also fending the bank's treasure. It was
thinking whether it was worth while finally decided that it would be best
to forgive Peters for the past or to for the son to wound the father slight
as give him a thrust he would never for- ly in the side, take enough money to
n get. It was about midnight that Pe- suit their purposes and leave his fath.
'd ters returned to his place with us, and er there to be discovered in the morn
le the next morning he had a story to ing. The old man said he was so des
11 tell to three of us in whom he con- perate that he would take chances,
fided." and he would tell a story about feeling
Maxwell paused and, just as his uneasy in his dreams as to the condi
11 hearers were becoming uneasy, he said tion of affairs at the bank and of get
ie this was the story Peters had related: ting up in the night and going down
ts "Boys, we've got a murderer among there to see if all was right, of on
ly us, not buly a murderer, but the worst countering a robber or set of robbers,
i kind of a one. a man who killed his of having a mighty struggle with
father, and who, if it were proved them, ending, so far as he could recol
against him, would, up to this time, lect, with a revolver shot which made
a have pretznded that it was an acci- him unconscious. He had no fear as
e dent. He's Bond. It explains why he to Mike. If Mike recovered he would
e. has been so reckless lately; he wanted be so ashamed of being drunk that he
- to be killea. Matter of conscience, you would invent some story of being
e see. He whispered it all to me, asked gagged, especially as father and son
- me to write home, saying that he was had arranged to bind him with a gag
as dead and h.. I passed away forgiving and tie his hands.
al every one and revealing the secret. "Then father and son planned the
b- His name isn't Bond, but I'm under details of the shooting, disarranged
pledge not to tell what it is. Hie asked the furniture, bound and gagged the
y me to wvrite without waiting for him watchman, took the money and broke
a- to d~e actually, and he wanted me to the locks, and the father lay down
of get him reported dead so that it would after tearing his clothing and had the
be cabled home; said his friends would son give him what he supposed was
recognize him under the assumed only a slight flesh wound in the side.
n name. It's a mighty sad story. The old man was full of nerve, and
he "Bond told me that he came from after the shooting was over hurried
n Ohio. His father was a bank presi- the son away and told him how to act
is dent and was found murdered in the when the discovery was made in the
Id bank vault two years ago. Robbers morning. They had wounded the
ds had killed hit. and made their escape. watchman, also.
He had -evidently surprise.-.-'wm. "Bond says he went home and to
Young Bond was the real bed and acted his part thoroughly
ni- He was just under twen * en they roused him to tell him of
.r- had been stealing from * - • "readful accident to his father. It
hi- private b' siness for more -' really to be a dreadfl af
so as to keep on gamblin the father
set of young fellows wh -und de
0; gottogether regn! B
4ering right alon
- 4.an6 g....Cooper, ye. . d....al a
the town that
thera to e ink tsaid) rz .of
lilled bytn real ba4ik rollber, wi bread than ,8QS.
were those who thought they could bushels of w are consumed
remember the exact looks of certain year.
mysterious strangers that had been
seen about town. A new featur has been velope4 i% e
"Bond's conscience could stand It no
longer, he says, and he went to an- the game of gol A player on a Westr. ,
sas and enlisated and came out here, ern link drove boll square a galag teo it
hoping secretly that he would . be the back of a ca d's head, and out of eet,
killed, for he had not the courage to the unfortunate y's mouth came a ie west
commit suicide. He wanted me to bawl. one it
write to his relatives clearing up the the becowl
entire mystery, and telling them that The statement th t pepper is an elix- tore a frea
he had expiated his crime. The one t a of life is m h by th ta th
thing I can't understand." said Peters of life much ngtwhen
in telling the story. "is why he wants fact that in Mexii where, pepper is aY-ntb the
me to write all this before he dies. He the main condiment, people more than ooa 'n a o
must have a dreadful conscience. He frequently live to b 110 to 120 years lost tyeight
said to me: 'I am wounded exactly in old. The great ob etion, however, n as we
the place in which my father wasi people hli fel s
wounded when I shot him. I know I to the elixir is that he people w
can't live. Just tell the truth about alive have not much te in them. etty fair
me. and make sure that the boys will
not despise me too much. I have done Australian papers a offering prises overtbtt
my duty by them and by the flag,' for the best designs or a 'national .
says he. I broke down and wept, I'11 flag to commemorate t new era in- pwb
admit, and I'm prepared to say there's aurated by the mm ealt. The
no living soul but has some good in auurated by the
them. And then there's the duty of most valuable is a chec for $.5o ,. o>r
deciding what's to be done itf Bond fered by the Australian view of Re
recovers. Ought we to give him away? views, and in this compe tion the sat' bAe to
I say no.' Australian Premiers are to be the a
According to Maxwell the bugles just
then blew for a forward movement, judges.
and soon all were lying on the firing the be ning
line shooting at the Filipinos. Max- Down in. the beginnin o the nine- '
well made another awkward pause, teenth century smalipoxz .u-ir e o .
and one of his auditors said: perhaps a. greater percenta~ o fth -
"Well. I suppose Bond really died peq; tha oumption dq1 tt . ,
and you fellows did the right thing by Jenner succeeded swi 1 t . .i
him even in death." e r c e'a
"Die?" said Maxwell. "Great Scott, dreadful scourge of its terrorl.
no! At least, not then. Less than two the layman it does not soeiq tQ :>1c , lst
hours after Peters had told that story to hope that a second Jenner wil 'Saalo - A
Bond came stealing up to the firing ly conquer. consumption, reSo0ts thL ,
line, and there he lay next to lye allB o .
day working like a demon. 'I thought Baltimore Sun.
you were" dying,' I said to him. two
'Thunder, no,' he replied. 'It was only The footpad business has .lpa o -m
a little wound. Scarcely bled at all. duced to a science in Obhlcag. ~:' seed;
When Peters wasn't around the doc- members of the fraternity in toM.. ct.
tor told me it amounted to nothing, having despoiled a helpless woePan o
but urged me to stay in the rear for her purse, fled, prsued by a
the night. This morning he put a lit-her purse, fled, pursued by a.
tie plaster on the broken skin, and citizens. When the highwaymel d tel
here I am again. Did Peters tell you lured the pursuers to a comparat
a long story about my mysterious past? deserted street they turned at baty gl
Did, eh? I thought so. I told him held up the entire doien, not le
that yarn purposely. I thought it kel n anyd up the entire don, not lea
abouttimeto call him off and make him a nickel in any of the po
a laughing stock. Pretty good story,
wasn't it? Any truth in it. Thunder. It is evident that the\ t' Is
no. I knew I was not hurt. Even if books of no particular litt nary meirt,
Bond shouldn't happen to be my real but with the elements of Polarity,
name, there's no occasion fur getting have changed the standa Of s
up such a yarn as that. What's that?
Am I hurt? Yes, old man, I guess I eeptance in the leading l ehig
am.: houses. Most of the new no l th
"I saw that he had been wounded are being put on the mar-et -n outr
seriously this time. I - supported his not have secured. a seeond rei
head on pay knee, gave him a drink of years ago. They are mpl
water, his eyes became fixed and be- years ago. They are simply l
tween his gasps he said to" me: Ilshers' dice, thrown in the ho s
"'Maxwell. I guess you had better a luck number will be turned. '
tell Peters to write that story home.
after all, just as I told it to him.. I Minnesota is one of 'he State t
thought I was dying or near to it last l are constrcting new capitol sbal
night when I talked to him. I'm- at cuntratei capitoe ost
going-now. Be-sure-to-tell-bhlm - M- a apitl to be bt
to-w~ri-O· MinmapEta oppitel' ito be built
S"Was he really a murderer and bank white marble; to be ornappea:*S
robber?" asked one of- Maxwell's lis- sculpture and to cost *1P2,.0 ..
teners. completed it will bear some
"The army, records do not show that poace to the Treasury De s i
he was," was the response.-New York ae t the TreaS D
Sun. building at Washington, but will b n to oi
a very much finer approach and'.i
Wow System of Electric Heating. sides a picturesque dome wlt sin eý
SA new system of electric heat is
upon the market. It consists of an porting figures of marble, eac
electric heater and a blower. The mo- feet high. The State capital of MI
tor is of the standard fan type, and Is sota is St. Paul. d
secured to a conical metal case. There
is an intake for air at the back. The It is not objectionable, but grateful, h for 5
r heater consists of clay tubes wound to hear that tue American fighting man
with fine German silver wire and cov- y. .
a ered with an insulating coat of enam- is not of the machine brand. Ordinary a. B.i
el. The tubes are arranged radially obedience to orders is of course indis ai r
and the fan and the heater are both pensable, and good marksmanship, it i not bey
s closed in by a metallic casing. The highly desirable. But let him keep u i t ore.
heater can draw air from without the o !t
room or car, or in cold weather can his individuality and his politics, with pure s
i. operate, using the air in the room or in bounds. From civil life as an in
t Icar. Two of these heaters will, it is dividual and a free man he will re t
said, beat a forty-foot car to the prop- turn. With us the good citizen maket
s er temperature. In the ordinary sys- the good soldier, and the good soldier A lr and a
tem some of the persons in the cars ol.d h o to m:.
Sare uncomfortably warm, while oth- ought to hold hi self so as to beom
o ers are cold, but with the fan distribu- again the good citizen, observes the g i Esl
. tion the heat is positively distributed. Washington Star. IA
- ,The fan will also prove useful in WO-
a school buildings, on ships and war The New York Sun tells a good stor3 rtth eyors :P
Svessels. It will be specially valuable illustrative of the effect of Americao
*g when vessels are out of commission "7 -
t- move the air.-Scientific American. coming into the London office of thi ,to te.
.n- concern by which he was employet t
Seeking Indian Brides. aasked how the farmers were takand
Letters from points beyond the In- was asked how the farmers were tak in
dian Territory from parties seeking ing to a certain field machine. "I cat ev
Indian brides continue to be received best tell you," he replied, "by sayin Low I
e by the oicials at Muskegee, Ind. Ter. that while last year as a rule I sat or Al II
'Ine latest was received by Postmaster the fence watching twenty men do a i9n5 0 0
Id H. T. Estes, from Oaks, N. D.. and pe_
was accompanied by a photograph. It piece of work, this year it was th , t
said: twenty men who sat on the fencs man "
n "The inclosed photograph is one of watching me do it." Could he hav~e i'
a locomotive engine man, bachelor, put it more graphically? f
g thirty-four years, weight 100 pounds. o- - MoesteSou th
he Physical condition perfect. Will go The extent to which the forests havy bR e I otl
ad before an7 board of medical examin- been denuded of timber in recen
he ers. At present employed on one of been denuded of timber in recent liDt . D
ke the largest systems in the Northwest. years has caused thoughtful persona t
Have beer, through the country come considerable anxiety as to where the rA.i e
he years ago. Can you put me in comrn- woodpulp necessary for the manufac
munication with some good Indian an
murdeati w~ eqdture of printing paper is to come from
ferred."-- alas (Tex.) News. a few years hence. Consequently thi for drl
d le Lrd auneroy news that printing paper can be made forbidde
ed Lttl rlntlero' eporter. . will Be hailed te
ict A Wash gton special to the New from the cotton fibre will be hailed
he York Timey says the original "Little with interest. The Atlanta correspond
he Lord Fau~rieroy" is now a Congres- ent of the New York Evening Post
sional newspaper reporter. He is states that a large factory will soon
to Lionel, the oldest son of Mrs. Frances be established in that city for the
bly Hodgson Burnett. As a member of be established in that city for the
of the staff of a Washington paper he manufacture of printing paper from s
It made his:appearance ip the press gal- cotton. The project, if successful, will -i
af- lery of thi epate. r g items. He not only" lower the price of printing ti .
he looks plaiV- , '-e. and not aer -n prove a great, boon to ry
at all as,.. 'e Lord the ro I'ng provea gret. bto to -t
A- these wria. -'e ntlho- ' 3 .
Sthey stood fromn se contr vn111011 . O.i. - /. .o who o plir. cie.c
their fr ,,i d . . oo o-" ' co nm on ,, ,t.' :.re opera t Id '-'adl es ,, f 'urn t in 16t7.
euta -.o te Ex ' er on t'. -url"
" Su. gi o.erat , s. ..... " Poio, a s,./ .. is "'."'" ,,,, ,, rs"" -v '
reat ate befo.e.a t" lew..,ite r " ts a t lit ase O~it SO i-(.