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N" mldse nf red for my laily--
Jwid thst ilill'n ami rhsrtn.
I!ut the light of the kt lit a Hut
And a nerklace of two little armii.
Of two little rmi that ere rtltiirin
Oh. ner was a nn.n 1 1 1 this')
And the wr-alrh rt the wmld and live'a
In the Joy of a liule one' kiss,
A necklace of lov for my lady.
That wn linked by the tvngrla shove,
Ne other hut this and the street tender
Ttmt seslrth a little oni'i Inve.
Krar.lt L. Biaut.Ki, in Home Chat
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P II 1ft lh . lil'laa .A.,-al Vl.a If
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vf I A necklace of lov for my lady, I
?J Ne other hut thin and the iirnt tender l
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fgi I Frank L. Biantun, in Home Chat I VI
A hungry, discouraged and pennl
lesa American o( 24 sat on bench
on the alameda at Qulilaine. to one
of the South American states. It was
twilight. The band played and the
He bad made a long Journey oyer
the mountains, after meeting with all
kinds of bad iuck, and on the morrow
would ask the American consul' to
ahlp him. home as a "distressed.' He
had not tasted fool for twenty-four
hours, and his lodging that night must
be In the open air.
Clothed in evening dress and with
a hundred dollar In his pocket. Tern
Mosher mould hare looked what he
was, but ragged and penniless, be
shrank from observation, even though
he clung to his seat to rest his aching
Then It happened- A young lady
promenading on the arm of her father
dropped her handkerchief to start
fiirtatioa with a military officer. The
handkerchief fell equi-distant from
Mosher and the officer, and both
sprang forward, bumped their heads
together and rolled on the asphalt.
"You loafer! You tramp! Yon
scum!" shouted the officer as he
reached his feet.
"It was no one's fault a pure ac
cident," replied Tom. who had been
successful La securing the handker
chief. "Away with you. scum, or I'll cut
you down!" shrieked the officer as
be drew his sword and flourished It
about with great fierceness.
"Steady, man. Don't got In a tem
per over nothing."
"Then take that!"
Tom took IL That Is, Instead of
taking a blow with the Cat of the
sword he took the sword itself from
the hands of the humiliated and en
raged officer and stepped bark to de
feud himself from a dozen men rush
ing up with exclamations on their
Mob him! Bhoot him! He' a for
eigner! He's a revolutionist!"
In two minutes a crowd of 100 peo
ple surrounded the pair and fiercely
demanded an explanation.
The officer lied. He said that Tom
had appealed to him for charity, and.
being refused, suddenly attacked him
and got possession of his sword.
The crowd wanted no further ex
cuse. Nearly every man had a knife,
but no one seemed to have a pistol.
They pushed forward to lay hand on
the American, calling for the police
at the same time, but when Tom's
borrowed sword began to play they
dared not close in.
Tom began a retreat He did not
know where It would end. but he
slowly fell back, down the wide ave
nue. The police arrived and demand
ed his sunender. and presently the
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"Mob him! Shoot himl"
hoodlum element began to throw
atones and heave Cower pots.
To the demands of the police be
was silent; the UiUa'.les tliron he
lifii good luck in dodging. He bad
been pressed back four block and a
crowd was forming In hi rtar, when
above the crl and fchouts of the
street be heard a woman's voice:
"Into the bote! here and upstairs!
It's your only cbauc"
Krtiiu the corner of his eye he saw
girl oa the balcony or a building to
h! righta glr! l.nning far oer the
Iron railing and wavlug ta Mm,
rawiug a long breath, he made as
If to iliartio the trowd. and then sud
denly rukhed into the stutter of the
arc!in, drove three or fer men
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from hi? path and hurried up the
At Its head he met a girl of 10
whom he knew at once to be from the
United States. As he stood gasping
for breath she said:
"Hold the stairs for three minutes
and I'll be back with something to
The police and the mob crowded
Into the vestibule.
"One rush and he Is ours."
There was a rush, but it paused be
fore the head of the stairs was
reached. Tom Mosber had learned
"Know anything about copper min
ing?" sword-play, and the grim look around
his mouth saliifHiJ them that he was
"out for business."
As the crowd stood growling and
cursing and menacing the girl re
turned front her room with a re
volver In her hand, aud said to Tom:
"It a dad'a pet gun. and I know how
to use it. Now, thin, let the gentle
men walk up. Keep your fftcu to this
mob, and if anyone coint s up the back
stairs they'll find me on guard. You
are an American' aren't you?"
"Yea Tom Mosher of Kail River."
"And I am here with my father. Col.
Dale of Montana. He owns most cf
the Uncle gam copper mine. What la
the trouble about?"
Tom briefly explained, and be had
Just finished when the crowd gave
way for the mayor to ascend alone.
"Senor Americano, I demand your
peaceful surrender In the name of the
law. You have assaulted an officer of
the a. my and defled the police, but I
promise you a fair trial."
"The officer who says I assaulted
him is a liar!" replied Tom. "aud I
shall surrender only when so advised
by the American consul.
"Then the young lady will please
retire while we kill or capture you."
"The young lady will remain right
here!" answered Mis Dale, "and if
there Is a rush, look out for lead."
"Hut the senorita will not protect a
revolutionist a criminal a maa who
has torfettrd bia llf-T"
"We will hold the stairs agalnt you
all. Thl man I an American. He Is
neither a criminal nor a revolution
Lt." "Thank you, MS Pale." replied
Tom, without h king b-r way. It's
very brave of you to at and by me In
this way, but if they rush us aad three
or four piiiplo are killed, won't It
make matters a ureal deal worse?"
"If you surrendered now they'd
take you out and shoot you, and lt
will be no worn If you fight for your
U'.t). If that old dad cf mlue was
"Well, what's wanted?" asked
voice at ber elbow .and she turned to
Bed thai her father had Joined her.
"Oh, dad. this la aa American, and
they want to kill tltn!"
- "I see. Well, here's the consul right
behind me. Give me that gun and
you fall back. I'roud of you, my girl
proud of you but let me id a little
Col. Pale talked, the consul talked
and the mayor taiked. and as a re
sult the mob wltbdiew. As a second
reuult the consul became responsible
fur Tom Mokher's appearance In court
He told plain story and the mili
tary officer thought beat not to dtny
It. His flue was nomlDal one, and
the mayor was oue of the first to
hbake bands with bitn after be was
"Well, young man, you bad close
call of It." said the colonel as he
sUptMsd Tom on the back.
"It was your daughter, air. who
helped me nut."
"Just like Tllly-always with the
under d m. Cot any prospects?
"doing home on charity of Uncle
"I'm! Know anything about cop
"I'm a bit of a civil engineer and
can boss a gnus, of men."
Unit Come down to the hotel and
get acquainted with us. Tilly says
you are a ninn of sand. Come down
we won't bite you."
It was two year before Col. Dale
had a son In law, but his name was
Tom Mosher. Kllzabcth Iialley Id
SNAKES HAUL HIS BOAT.
Truthful Fisherman Tell Story Which
Must Be Believed.
Dr. Ilergescer of Nevada Is the pos
sessor of a lot of trained snakes which
some time ago he deposited in Tucker
Luke. As soon as the doctor gets in a
skiff these trained snakes, which havs
the faculty of distinguishing their
manter from anyone else, swim to his
sklfi, and hooking their talis over the
bow of his boat, haul him to the place
where the baes are playing thickest.
When the doctor prepare to fish
these educated reptiles unhook their
tails and swim away.
After the doctor catches a boatload
of bass, these Intelligent snakes re
turn, hook their tails over the boat
and pull him to shore, always bidding
htm good by with a hearty tallyhake.
which they holj above the water In
a most friendly manner.
This Is the reason Dr. Itergessor can
catch fish where other successful
The doctor aluo says that he has
noted a certain kind of frog which sits
on the bank aud warns the flsh not to
bite, and he always has to shoot these
frogs before be can have any luck
The doctor la not only a succesfful.
but he Is also a truthful AVherman, as
persons will realize who read of the
manner of his success as thus stipu
Mr. Longfellow' Dinner.
Speaking of "company" coming re
mind me of a etiry a Boston man
tells of the poet lngfi-liow. Mr
Longfellow had a soul above sordid
material considerations, and on one
occasion he brought a guest home tc
dine without advising Mrs. LongfeL
low beforehand. The guest was a dis
tingruished Englishman, who had J'ist
arrived with a letter of Introduction
The day was Friday, and the cook be
ing a Catholic the family had fallen
into the habit of eating no meat at
the Friday dinner. Mrs. Ixmrfello
thought despairingly of the fish and
then, realizing. I dare say. that drj
bread would bo a feast with IongfeI
low at the table, led the gnest to th
lining room with a faint heart. Th
fish was brought In. The dlstln
gnished guest glanced at it, and then
he smiled at his hostess.
"I know Mrs. Lungfellnw will par
don me." he said. "If I decline the Her
course. Sfhlngton Pit.
Better Than a Pas.
"Martinahiirg, my state." say a rep
re-enta!lve from West Virginia, "is
Just on the wind tip of a smallpox epi
demic, and I am reminded of what
happened to a picket one night when
we were in this now thriving city dur-;
ing the civil war. An Intelligent f e-i
male of the African peruaion came!
along Just about dark and she was!
asked if she had a pass.
" 'No. sur answered the woman, as
her eye beamed from beneath a big
yellow handkerchief which adorned
" Then you can't pass," said the
" Tse got no pas, but I'se got 4e
smallpox, suh,' she added. 1
"You may rest assured that the
woman passed without ceremony.
A Song of Llf.
Prnlsed bo the lim ir th Morn
Kir thrlr mii' mI m-ai,i ,f f.f ar tit.
Knr Htir llr'!-rlt'inted tiotl-n of ti.mg;
l"rald t" h oun Mirth lelmrti
Kit ii 'rcihiipii and a'rtf an1 trilght
And ll ttttiuulji of U gti f iicnm d
lit That at fla-h of Its puri y throng
l'ml-i-d the llos of IUt l'r
t'iir iiw ir run. .ii cM to tlm n-M.
Wh-r tit IUIU r.f 1.1!- OihhI Ii. f.uicht
l'rwic-.l I In- foe t.f 11. Irny
Wlirte Ilie '.ul Is t. nn. ,1 hii.I uii!i.rl.
And tl-s l'ltit t.Mi.ic r-t -l-.!
Ar.d f'r- ul frwu b.e etibatlncv
I'rxUnl lx the U(.s of h Nlht
t or lh-tr ntui imriu in-aMK of Heat,
for Ihe'r lutu t.y, ni-.th.'i v --t.
I'm!-.! hr t dr.tii of d.-.lKht
W I. Hi Iirr.l lufe Is UK-p In l.oa neat.
And In harniony tn.li-r nnd tiii-wt
H en.-ii a calm sod r.irlli a (..vtllneaa
Correspondents' Status Changed.
A war corretpondeut who worked
In the days when war corresimndenis
were somebody wts the age sif
William Kussell. now living In trig
land. In hi eighty f.Mirth year. 1U
reported th Crimean war, our civil
war and later war down to JSSO, for
the Ixindon Time. Interviewed the
other day, be was asked to explain
the difference between war oorr
pondence then and now. and thl
was the prompt auswer: "In my Urn
we were free to go everywhere. Now
correnpondeud are r.ot free to go any
A Physician' Joke.
Dr. C. I). Vermillion of Teseott telli
Jok on himself. He whs ralied teg
miles Into tfce country to attend a pa
tient. He returned to hia home at day
break and was astonished to see r
Anderson of Hrverly emerging from
bis houe. "What are you doing here
at thl hour." he demsuded curtly ol
Ills brother physician. "Co Into th
house aud see.'" ttaped Dr. Ander
son as he drove away. And going into
the houae Dr. Vermillion found a dm
ten pound baby. Mlunrapoll (Kan.)
Dainty New Dessert.
Thl I one of the prettiest ways of
serving cream when one wants a new
dt'SH.ert for a little dinner or lawn
fete. The plshtachio nut can alwy
be bought In the Syrian quarter or
of high grade grocers. Ulanch two
ounce of the little nuts as you do
almonds, pour scalding water over
them. Keruove the skins and pound
the nuts to a smooth pate. flavoring
with a little orange flower water.
Make a vanilla cream with or with
out eggs, as you prefer: add the nut
paste and freeze. The meringues are
better bought tf the confectioner, as
It Is not worth while to spend the time
on anything so difficult to get Just
right. Press a spoonful of the cream
between the shells and serve on small
plates. The green cream pressed be
tween the white shells looks most at
tractive, especially on a hot day.
For Young Girl.
No other form of negligee Is quite
so popular or so satisfactory as the
kimono gown. The very pretty one
shown Is designed for joung girls and
combine flowered batiste with bands
of white most effectively. The style
Is the familiar one that I so general
ly liked end can be varied by making
the yoke, to match the band In place
of the gown, or by lining plain ma
terial for the foundation, flowered for
Lvstun I f Vly Msrttun.
the trimming. To make the kimono
for a girl of 14 year of age will be
required 6 yard of material 17 or
W yard i! lnibe wide, with .'.
yard for bands.
Black Silk Again Popular.
Smart mountain millinery leave
the bloasoms of town and country
aside to a great extent. The mol ef
fective of the hat now being turned
out for such use run largely to wide
ribbons or velvet, put on In big bows,
with sometime a rich red and blue
contrasting. A straw brim ahape of
deep red ha a large bow flaukesl at
the back with a larger blue one. This
double butterfly was placed straight
arrows the front of the hat. an edge
of blue under the wide brim giving
ralson d'etre to the odd combination.
Another tiling noticed I that th
mountain dowager I much given to
that time honored malerial. black silk.
for the best bib and tucker. Illark
tn-au do aide and satin tie ljon
gowns are se-n on every side, as If
the solemn and eu-rnal Mils forbade
more foolinh and modern material".
Fichu of net and riblMin and l-ice
collars varying In depths and elabor
ateness gle those for evening t!rey
ti a stylish look, ai d when tl-eae are
left off along with sundry conceit la
Ulldersleeve and sleeve rurtie why.
the gowff is another thing, of cuurse.
Silk Shirt Waist.
The silk shirt waist suit In Its latest
manifestation Is a long way re
moved from the original model. The
new one make use of all the varying
weave pongee. taffeta. lotilsliie.
messaline and foulard, and the range
of Coloring seem even greater than
the range of materials. Hmall check
are still good atyle. and they are toned
up with daring louche of coutrantlng
color. For eiample, lilac and white
chock la trimmed with white chiffon
cloth braided In gold. A brown and
white check shews the new peacock
shade In peau tie rygne a a trim
ming, lilacs and whit I trimmed
with almost every fashionable color,
the turquoise tlntr. the new burnt
bread, burnt orange and burnt onion
all lending themselves to the color
scheme. When !lk Is used for the
trimming as well as for th dree,
then fancy stitthea, embroidery or
lace I used. ,
Small Hat Little Shown.
New autumn hat, or rather hats to
be offered the autumn buyers, are
largely of lace In black or white, rr
even la certain colors, the latter. 'of
course, to match the colors of the
gowns they are to b worn with
Cl'inv. Venlse and IrUh are used
hv 1 i A (L
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largely for the picturesque and arg
creations. The small hat Is but little
la evidence, and th toque la enlarged
to the dimensions of a small hat
In veiling tie chiffons still lead,
although certain handsome lace veils
are purchased to drape hats Instead of
the chiffon; the latter, however, are
far less expensive, and for traveling
and country wear are the only appro
priate veilings for summer hackabout
wear. In September the sale of net
veilings will begin to Increase and of
chiffon to decrease.
Th Linen Gown.
A novel linen gown has the skirt
gored and cut so that It has little full
ness at the waistband aud ample
width at the bottom. Its trimming
consists of two deep borlrontal tucks
that are known as nun's tucks. The
blouse has a plain collar, formed of
alternating rows of narrow osxnwork
batiste embroidery aad Valenciennes,
opening over a shallow gulfnp and col
lar of openwork. Three small stiff
bows of blak satin connect the col
lar fronts. The full vest and long close
fitting cuff are of all-over embroidery,
and above the cIo.d cuff are flarirsg
cuff made to matin the collar and
turned back over the full upper
Blouses for Autumn.
What might be called a winter chlr.a
silk makes some of the prettiest sep
arate waists shown for fall and winter
wear. It is known as chiffon taffeta,
and has the firmness of the latter fab
ric combined with all the t, soft plia
bility of the former. '
Voile and etamlne effects are to the
fore In separate blouse, together with
albatross and similar wiry textures, all
of which are capable of exceedSccly
favorite style of trimming is th
use of horizontal tab buttoned across
the front. unSer which Is drawn a kng
colored tie or scarf wlln end reaching
Modal Fishing Gown.
A fUhlng dress urderej by a well
known demoiselle In the htch wa'k
of life 1 of gray and black watrr-
prouf. The coat !eees of the close
waist displaying a t otiservatlte small
res for sny drtri'e of picturesque-
ne at tdls point I not considered'
giJ taste wuh spurting wear. Aj
r.rtn n li-tihcr bt It aud a grrca tik j
crown hand for the wliita It It alpluti
are perM-riled fishing tout bis.
"Paquln" Eton With Vest.
The Kton lu 1( la'val form take
the name of one of Ihn tet knoan
Frenh !i signers and la eminently at
tractive and granful. la the ra
of the model Illustrated It In made ot
wood brown taffeta with rever and
roil over ruff of smgee. vet and
straight cuff of while piquo and la
trtutmed with banding, but the df'gn
lends Itself to msny other materials
equally well and Is quite a admlrabln
In the many soft and pliable wool
falrl s a In silk. The vest and cuffs
if white with the rver make the
distinguishing characteristic and com
bine to give a most novel as well a
The Eue consist of a smoothly
fitted foundation lining, front and
bark. The sleeve are big and full,
finished with roll-over ruffa. and are
laid In Nix plait that are extend-d
over the shoulder to terminate be
neath the plait of the Eton. When
the vest and straight ruff are of wash
able material they ran be made d' ta'h
able so rendering laundering simple
matter- The belt Is arranged over the
edge at bark and aldea and passed
through opening In the front and vest
to be closed beneath.
The quantity of material required
for the medium six Is ( yard
Inches wide, S ysrd 27 lmhes wbU
or S 4 yards It luches wide, with 4
yard of silk fur rever and roll-over
cuffs. S ard of pique and 4 yards ol
banding to trim a Illustrated.
No Ironing Needed.
Woven woolen or cotton undergar
ments and Turkish toweling do not
require Ironing and will be much t et
ter without It. He sur that they are
thoroughly dry. of course, before fad
ing and putting them away. Car
must be takeu to shake out aiua
thlrg and to pin them on the line
In aura a mar iwr that they will not
I diamn out of s!iiki.
A brakeman named I.nnon was bad
ly sqin'i'i.d between two car al Wal
t'els Calvert of the 8L Joseph New
aud Press ha m cold and Is even
blowing about It In bis original col
umn. That Chllllcothe preacher who aya
hi congregation cannot alford to pay
him fl.UtH) a year probably knows,
from experience, whereof ljo sptaUs.
The Colo County Democrat think
the time I near when a street rail
way In Jefferson City will be ce
cetilty. What's become ot the capi
tal's auto bus line?
A Mctz woman claims to break the
record for step-fathers and step
brothers. Vt the former she has bad
four. She has not had time, she aays,
to count her step-brothers.
An Eastern young man who wears
very high collars made a whole gen
eral atoreful of people laugh at Osage
Wednesday by asking when the corn
crop would be threshed.
The New Bloomfieid New 1 brag
ging about having a telephone that,
although connected with the "central"
office, is ulkli. Hut why brag?
Talkies phouea aie tomoiua every
where. The Moberiy Monitor la of the opin
ion that Moberiy' base bail team
might possibly be strengthened little
but not very much. In tuo unnJ ol
the Ctulikoil.e faus u is prvbatty
How time doe fly. A inao who
went down la Jasper county receully
and annuuuied mat be would lecture
oa "lh iiorr War." a asked by a
native when and where thai war oc
curred. While Wiiiiam Johnstoti, a lute
couuiy farmer, was aay itoia home
last buuuay, a lAn f urove ilio bis or
ctiaxa auvl klote a wa&oa loud cf
pucuea. Mr. juUQatou louola. f s Li
Counterfeit i bill are much la evi
dence lu LsMuUiaua, Put Uie editor ot
the tocal paper are col worried. If
somebody siiuuld bi&a to counterfeit
wood or (aria produie over that way
there tuight be occasion lo ra.ariu. i
There was some muting douo la
Ilutier last week. J. W. iitm'.h ruovt-J
to tie Kudoiph Jackson residence;
Jackson moved Inio l.iuiil Culver'
bouse; Culver moved into a bouse va-
catl-d tiV Klov.t "Tlw.rr.ita t.,i riiovM.l
into the bouse left ty J. V. tiutith.
"When a wutt.an take a husband,
say the Pit- t'ouuty News, "it Is al
way for to iler or wot, and tbe
cbauc is arc it wiil b prv- for thu
man." t'oii.mi nt on ll.ls frt.tn Jewell
Mayt s, thu brli'.i nn:i of tho Kirh
nioud MlsMiurln, wuuld be lotorest
lti. Neot-ho It n't on a Ikkjid. but It I
exfut-tlni; two it thr bouse and sev
eral new l.anis wn.
Mi'voiio, ),Ke Kansas City and 8L
IOn!, has a dangerous grade trussing
or two whkh the papers ttlns. should
Lo n.adi safe.
When Cbllhowee bMt.mes a city
step should le taken to have sign
posted on the street corner to tell
peopte how to pronounce the nam of
Pierce City people have teen fes-llng
lonesome this year and have Just dis
covered why. Very few mosquito)
have been seen or felt there since last
A big circus will exhibit lo Atchison
in a few days and the people of Dw
Kalb are quarn ting over the queatlon
of who hil nay borne and guard the
A man who was formerly well
kugwn In Central Missouri as a base
bj1 plover la drlMtu for a HL I-o'Jl
ratrUge company. Mill on u coach
ing line, It were. '
tntt't It almost tiiiui for mnnrUiJjr ti
dramatUe Captain "Jack" Hltig of HL
The mtroi's of H'Klnsville belj
their third annual fair lal week with
Arthur C. h'sutidera. formerly of the
(olden City Fre Press, ha In-come
local editor of Ihe Wi bell Ctiy (sees, i
The I lira Iletald wauls the people
of that place to take tip the tremen
dous Job of making I lU a a good towiv
to lite III.
1 ho Advertiser wants somebody la
devtlop thu coal resource underlying
lkxuit tile. It say there I plenty of
A windstorm blew away f i CO In bill
belonging to (irant White ot I .a Uonla,
recently. For White It was certainly
an 111 wind.
Jefferson City has a Put Away
Trouble club, the member of which
are greatly worried over the problem
of avoiding worry.
The Ittchmond Missourlan say th
first railroad built In Mlesouil was
constructed tictwecn an old brick mill
north of Islington Junction and the
Missouri river, ll was four mile long,
had wooden rail and wa opt iatud by
Editor Hampton of the ugston
Mercury ha discovered It -it, among
men. the principal subject of con
versation la how to tualtu money and,
among women, how n spend It,
A tillliam family nainet Cheaihara
Imported a genuine mountain tnino re
cently and now every boy In town b
bothering bis parent lo get him one. .
The very first ' Monday after his
church board did awy with gasoline
lamp and epilpit his church wlln
electric lights k Henry county preach
er gave John D. Itockviillur an awful
CUTtril ty iwv "
wUie literature hui Uco .cut.