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Pabllalieil llvrtr Friday Morning.
TILLMAN riUCK. I'roiirlotori.
lili ych t.vt-r' own a rlvrr?
Vch kin bet ye- lltn I (Mil!
Odd thai hii uo'c I'm uimIit klvir
Of (In- eres. mi' 'cl slid
K.i- y llkii mi1 nllli a giggle
Ol.t II I" WlllTO (Ill) .Mllislllllt' Toll
'CalnM a rock, then nWt n iw untie
An' ii gurgly sort ii' yiM
JVu' ucnl tlnwii (hi' rapid, tiimlillu'!
An' ii-th'owln' Ii.kV null kIciiiii!
.Ii -t like solid sunshine rriitnlilln'
On tlin Kiirfiiiii nf 11 ilii'.'im!
'J'l ' n It laid In quiet puddle
Ulll'tl! (III! rattle Bldixl III lIlllllU.
'.Pull. lllO WllCIC (111! Illlll-IK IlllllltlflS
U Jest snuggled (ii llii' h.i tik,
In ii pool plum clui'p nil' ilaiklltt'
Inter Utile gleams begat
Il tho huh u-le.-ikln' sp.u kiln'
Thou when maple leu v us uui at!
An' wherever II win gnlu'
It wont pliiiirjln tight uliing.
J it Hlnppln' hut Just th'mvlii'
J a kv.nnl In u i,di t n' wing
All alciry nf Its linpln',
Aii r what ll! cink-hiiinl knew.
d" gtcr-n mcdili'i-s gently stnpln'.
I il li'il l.iinkx nil v.-et with dew'
i' high li.inkn nil nlngeil Willi clever
All lOIV ll.'lllkR Wlll'll! willows sulsli,
Al Wlll-p' KVl'lllnilllH ll'.IIIH OVl'l
Then's n dandy place In Midi!
Air It kIMiIi is tiller linllii-.vs
An' rn rapids wit with quiiy,
Ai In wlili) nn' ipili l shallows
U hern Hid rows wniln mil nn lay!
I'd vh wnnilrr I ftll ilti'iimln'
Of tin. hov liixiil i have l.iiuwii,
Ai. il -IiiiikIii' tur tlin 1 i':il n I ! 1'
f)f tli.it ilvn nil my own?
J M I.uwK In lliiiitiiiii I'nst.
A LA. A AAAAAA AAA
The Biro 0' Paradise,
M II) timet- -Mill-
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MACK TALLHNT turned hlfi head
painfully anil looked thiough tho
i'i( cunll window. Hi) had boon tno.sL
ulikiiwly placed, so that lliu elforl to
do ' hit. mailt) liin bonds i ut into I ho
Hi I., 1ml wl.'n yunr inoiinl fu.i hub
lii'i nil yon hand ami fool ami lelt you
In a lilui'l.'iiii'il still, while lit! goes ilnwn
lo i lit! (iciili'ir.i'iii" lo show himself,
so Hi. il when he Inter murders you,
villi all suits ol recondite tortures,
tl.r may la- an alilil ready prepared;
when all thin is iho caso, t lie dilllcully
ou may have in looking; through a
tivn-bv -tlin I'-l'ool window, and I'tcn
llii- galling ol bonds .v 1 i : I i Ihie.ilen In
lm .lit through I lie skin, uio nii'iu de
tails in your menu of sufli-ring.
Ii was Intolerably hot in the Utile
vlre !;, oven up thcro among the bal
iiii'h, in tlie deep Klen which hi Id t he
llii. it mill, lor In line Kiila ItiiKhaie.'i
le ' he had tautened the window down
t.'.'hi. Mace iIiiiiikIiI ol llesler liiish-;i-'s.
I'.iin's tdslcr, whom he had ex
pi lid lo mairy I his inoulli. 'I'he cahin
iiai done. Ihe preacher bespoke, and
lie y were lo have wed, as the inoun
I .i i ii phr.ise Koes, at the next quarterly,
now near at hand. Ho lieliew;d In his
houI that this was the eaui-'e of Kaln's
rancor iiKainst him. The i cation t;iven
liy his tormentor when he made those
bonds tx'ciire was thai he, .Mace, was
a anil informer, planning lo load
tin revenuers to Sutlon's sllll, In which
he now lay bound, awalllni; his dealh
He had been bioiiKht lo the place by
a niessane iiurnoitinK to come Iront
II ster suddenly ho wondered if lies
iiv was in the plol. He had IIioiikIiI
he heard her voice an he ueareil lliu
.shack Mini morning-or had she ier
lmps been deioyed there in the saino
manner by a false messao from hlni-
FOlf.' (They olien tnel In this vay
since Ihe liusharos weio opposed to tho
l'iin had said when ho lold Maco
what fate awalied him that hn would
Hester tlieie lo hen her swcei-
Kllled he had made no siuie-
as to whether or no alio would
willingly lo the spectacle.
Maco Imagined that he could hear
in the solemn sllente tho noise of the
i rowd far below hltn at tho setllo
lilPlit, where a celebration was koIiik
on All at once he becatuo aware, that
what lie had taken lor this foiiihI was
a swooping, scraplnf; noise on the roof
of the shark; and ns ho painfully
btrained his K'mii toward tho window
a niait'B head appeared there, an arm
reached down from above, and home
body called cheerfully, "Hullo! Air
ye till dead In there?"
.Maco smiled nrlinly I" think how
near this was tho truth. Fain had not
thought world while to kuk him, since,
in that lonely place, ho nilKht have
yelled hlmaelf hoarae and none been
the wiser. "Naw." ho called, "not nd
yactly deadjust snoo.iii'. Como In,
stranger how'd ye fcet on tho roof?"
Tho new-comer dually made entrance
through tho window by prylriK It open
with hln claup knlfo and dropping In
Irom tho oaves. Ho wna n lean, dap
per fellow, with a nhrewd, kindly face.
Ho looked Maco over curiously.
"Usually hlceji that way?" he queried
"Not sln'rally," Maco answered him,
"hit's a new plan I hen tryln' lately
cud I dun'l like 1U Uaso mo uu i:
loctle. will ye, and we'll tall: It over."
He was sliil asiaoeiatlnt; this man with
1'aln llirihares, mill lull of suspicion
that tills was a trick of 1aln'n to pro
Icing his torture
ho new-comer skillfully unraveled
tho luiuts at Mace'a wrists and .Mace,
slttlnt; up, had leisure to observe how
strangely his visitor was dressed. Ills
hair was ol a smooth drab, plastered
down in it scallop upon his forehead
like that of Urn typical country beau;
lis sleek oIlincs.M had in a measure re
sisted even the ills i-rnnijliiK effect of
his liaugliiK head downward and
scrambling thtough the window. Ills
collar, high, sinoot'j and very wlilto,
suggested a strip of celluloid (probably
It was of that varlely); bin tie was
llamboyaut; his black coal, Koiuowhnt
worn and flayed, wis a I'rlnco Albert,
and he wore It with a bulf .Marseilles
vest. The scotnllnoii.'i or this tittiro ter
minated abruptly In what Maco at lirst
took to bo a pair of long, slim, bare
less, and what he now saw to bo some
what soiled Meshing!!.
Tho Iwo men ttared al. each other;
the peril of 'fallout's position well nigh
ladeil from his mind in the wonder of
Ibis nppatltloii. "Wall, I'll
gored!" ho ejaculated finally.
Ihe way you usually diess for com
pany?" Tlie taking, swooping sound now
olio.' more attacked the roof. ".My
name's Hubbard," Ihe visitor replied
rather at random. "That's tho Bird o'
I'aradlse you hear on the roof, (lot a
good, sharp ax handy? I want to
straighten out her rlggln'."
.Mace gaped upon him wllh fallen
Jaw. A man who wore stockings its
long as thai, and had tied a bird of
paradb'e to Ihe roof, was so crazy a
happening that Tallent began to be
lieve his wits w-'i-o going, and thai he
had Invented Ihe whole matter
Suddenly Ihe window darkened, and
a big, creamy curtain seemed lo de
scend outside of II. "Lord a. mighty!
is tlie skies a-1'alllii".'" .Mace roared.
Th!i. upon their earn burst most
unmelodloiis! howh;, coming apparently
from the roof above.
"Hz that your bird a -jour bird o'
paradise'" .Mate Inquired.
Hubbard tiros e with great alacrity.
"It's the preacher I brought with me,
I forgo I lit tu ll"'n hitched In the
ropes, and when tlie balloon careens
it's likely to rake him over Ihe shingles
mine (lei me ihat halihei. will jou?
And would you please come and help
me gel. him looie.' 1' was plain thai
what ver the oddity of Mace'u predlci
inenl. il could extort but wavering at-
lenlh.ii from one whoso own affairs
were in such pressing dlMitder. A bal
loon. Tlie mailer begu lo unravel il-
self befoio .Mace To this mountain
man Ihero was nothing slrant.e in hav
ing a prospective brother-in-law sud
denly turn nssasdn; bill the manner
of this wliKli began lo present ll.:ell
as deliverance, .aa in-Iced wildly ab
surd. "Nairn's Hubbard, as I lold you.
Was making an asci nl down there at
(laryillle. Italloon got away with 1110
befoni I was ready me and Ihe
preacher. We was to have hi ought up
a couple nlth us and mariicd 'em
'one Ihousand feet in air.'" Ho Jerked
out Hie sentences as tun two men
climbed in tho roof.
The preacher, who was of Ihe niouii
tain variety, was not resigning him -.elf
lo dc.it h v. it hout effort. Ho had his
po( l.el knife out and win backing val
iantly al 'he ropes, whenever he could
reach one. Hubbard sprang upon lil'n
almost aavagely. "Hold on there, my
dear sir," he remonstrated. "I'll cut
the right ones."
"Any rjpo Ihal's holdlu' me Is tho
rlghl one to cut," the liovercnd Zob
i'liscy assorted wllh emphasis.
"I'o you know fain Uu liiaivs?" Mace
Inquired, abruptly, tu the two men
worked at tho ropes.
"Haven't iho pleasuro of tho gentle
man's acquaintance but should hi
glad of ihe opporiiiuliy, If he's a friend
o yolini, i ('turned I lie aeronaut
blandly, as ho struggled with tho bi'-'
bulging captive and its netting of
"Say, look here, Is this thing a-golu
to rise up when wo git her cut
a-loos?" .Mace Inquired.
"Why, I think II will I hope II will
My mil inn is lo make tho ascension
from heie. If the gear can be dlsen
tangled, and drop down in or near
flaryville. That will satisfy tho crowd
I hope, even If we haven't a couple to
A couplo to marry! Ideas were com
lug fast lo .Mace; a plan so till II 1 a 1 1 1
Hint It hooincd too good lo bo true was
Instantly born In his brain.
"Thoj's a couple here In this her
hhanly," ho Hiigge.'ited, "that's mighty
wishful lo bo wed, and llkewlso rnlghly
wishful o' gottln' out o' thpco dlggin'H
fain Hivshares, Iho gent you iiald you
hadn't met, is after tho mr.r.. with
gun the gal's I'liln's Hisler. Kaln, ho
down to Claryvlllo now. Kf so bo you
can lake mo and my gal down there-
an' keep out o' rifle rango wo'd bo
mighty proud lo go,"
l our people and tho balloon some
what damaged. Hubbard looked doubt
"If I could get mime Muoke-or hot
nlr say. 1." minutes filling up would
make her sail like a bird."
"What's tho mailer with thin'"' Mae
latiuircii, oolntlua to the greut ol.'lmnty
of the still, I can mal.o yon a liro o'
bakiani chips In that thcro furnace
downstair.! that'll tend out all tho
smoke you'll want."
Tho ltcverond Xcb was on hln fee;
now. "I don'l go up In no more bal
.loons to-day," he remarked, as ho slid
over the roof ii odgo. Uut his assertion
proved to bo an error. Mu was In a
minority. .Maco desired to be mar
ried; Hubbard wan determined to give
tho crowd below at the settlement tho
spectacle lor which their money had
been paid; and ho was outvoted, out
faced, over-persuaded lalrly hustled
Into more adventure.
After Hosier llusliares had boon
found, fastened In n lower room of the
Hllllhouse, tho lllrd ol' I'aradlse fed full
of balsam smoke, the gear and rigging
righted, four people settled themselves
In tho car and the j5ro.1l, egg-shaped,
yellow niouslor, true to tho bidding of
her strangely attired master, rose
mae.stlcally from the mountain lop.
There was a light westerly breee.
ClarIlh ni.stlea Just to the oast of lilg
Turkey Track mountain. Its tiny
houses, like toy boxes; Its race cour.te,
like a lamp mat. became visible almost
immediately. There wore moments of
Inlense anxiety, when it seemed Im
possible thai I liny should go near
enough lo lie more than seen.
"Inil a' mighty!" gioaned Maco In
nn agony or Impatience. "Looks like
this Is the biggest fool ( ontr.iptlon ever
made by man. Kf a feller had a bit in
its mouth, or a paddle to steer with,
even- bill to net up hole an' lei Un
wind blow yo "
"lCasy, my friend." counseled Hub
bard. "Speak well o' tho bridge that
cairles ou safe over. Tho lllrd o'
I'aradlse, she's a-golu' like a dove to
the ark. I believe you'd ruther bo bore
than back- lu jour recent quarters?"
Maco looked In Hester's eye.s and
ngieeil thai he was an ungrateful dog.
Hubbard laid asldo coal, vest, tie and
'.-bill proved lo bo a false shin fronl,
commonly called a dickey, and ap
peared glorious in tarnished siiangles
ibout neck and breast.
llesler j;aed upon h!m with wide
iwe-iuieil eyes. 11 was the experience
if a lifetime, something lo tell lo her
lilldren and grandchildren, to be so
near a snowman. And the presence
of Mace robbed It of all iinpropi lety
that ever prcM-nt bugbear of rustle
Mace had a happy Inspiration. "Say,
look hyer, lei Mr. I'ufcey marry us rlghl
now we hain't goln' lo git to liary-
Hie In this thing,' he pleaded.
"Veil, we are," Hubbard returned
staling Intently down. Ids hand on the
valve rope. "By Ceorge! I wouldn't
have belleveil II! We've F.I ruck a cur
icnl thai s going lo carry us light
mack over the fair grounds."
It w.-.h true; the race track, crowd,
booths and stalls, were almost directly
below them, and lay lu their line of
idvance, Hubbard began lo dercend
I'he shout ini' of Iho crowd could now
be he'iiil. ihe crowd Itself was visible
mil disentangled its-elf Into individu
als, like nuts running about an nut
Hester clung In sllnnco lo her lover's
trm Slu- was dtoHsrd In all Ihe finery
mountain belle could commauil, fi
she had oxpcciod lo go to Hie cclekra
lion ai oaryvinc indeed, line was go
lug lo It now, and to her own wedding
is well. "Vou reel on Faln's down
iheie.'' she inquired finally, looking at
I lie anl hill and l lie anls. It was very
dilMeiill lo bo afraid of 11 brother at
1-m l' long rango, and when your unln
li-rrupicd Mew was permllled lo ro
duco film to such contemptible dlmcu
Ihe balloon, however, was now no
much hitM'r 1 hat people began to loof
like people, I hough til range!' fon
shorlcin-d and distorted. Hester, Mac
and Brother I'usey guyed laKcluated
and no wonder; for. Iroin this height
n man directly below presented hlui-
Fill' as a hat inovlnj; nlonj; upon tho
round, from which were thrust a pair
of feel, and beside which two short.
Hubbard undid a package of hand
bills, and all tour Joined In throwing
1 hem out. The aeronaui, knowing
nothing of mountain people and moun
tain ways, failed to appreclalo the dan
ger In which not only Ills passengers
hut his beloved balloon might be from
Bushaies' rifle. The Iteverend Zeb,
however, touched his sleeve, caution
ing, "Heller not J'.lt down too clo.-so.
Kaln Bu.slu.res Is a good Hhol; but the
way this hero tlilnj; wobbles, bo's
mighty apt to miss .Muco an' hit you
"How far will a rllle ball carry?"
Hubbard inquired In some nlarai.
"I nh'il II1I11I; he motight hit a man
at r,m or SOO yards; but this old bal
loon is a fa'r mark looku llko he
moilght hit It'll far'H o'd see It. That
id' Winchester o' hls'ii 'II korry a
"I don't want the Bird o I'aradlse
shot Into, of rourHP," Hubbard wild,
"but a i-lllo bill wouldn't make hole
enough lo do ns much damage. I'll
keep :!()() o.' IK) feet above the crowd;
but I oil to got where 1 can holler to
'em, and toll 'em that Iho marryln' In
coin' on. I'll go down eloo Ural
von't do any harm till tho man recog
ilci jou folks -niaybo ho ain't tlp-ic
I They could hoar ho popping of ffo
I u-acl.cr.) now. the h.'.nd nlavlng away
for dear iff-, and tin fioiiir.o., del, lnea
.shouts of the people below th : An
the last handbill went over the edo of
tho car Hubbard took out the big tin
horn of tho spieler
"Tho wedding Is now taking place,"
hu roared, "1.00U fuel In n-a-alr!" This
latter was dimply 11 rhetorical nour
ish, but It pleased the (.rowd, which
roared uga 11.
".loin ytiiir right Ininds," Hubbard
prompted Irritably, turning Irom his
horn. "Stand up befoio tho pieachcr,
and Join imr right hamU."
Nothing loath, tho young people did
so. Outing the airaiigemeul of Iho
wedding scene tho bulletin had do
st ended potllonsly close to Iho soil le
nient. Suddenly the bride it Ih al
ways Iho woman who has her wlta
about her at such times saw a man
run a little away lituti I hose about
him, pick up a 1III0 anil lulng it to Ills
Hhnuldor. "It's Kaln." she cried. "I Id's
iw us and knows us. Ob, please,
Mr. Balloon man, make it go up quirk."
I'lio f lightened Hubbard heaved
overboard most of his .s.iud; and to
dose was Ik; above tho heads of Iho
gaping crowd Ihat the sand descended
upon them in a cloud, The balloon
nhot upward, leaving a choking, sput
tering group below--and It was nearly
a thousand Icet in air' that Mace Tal
lent and Hosier Bushares were mar-
Thoy could ice other atomies run to
Knln and disarm lilm; before they j-.ot
too far away they could even bear tho
laughter wllh which this unexpected
turn was received.
Hubbard tadlated satisfaction. "I'll
bet that's tho moil successful ,-isienl I
ever made," he remarked. "I never
seen a crowd 10 tickled."
"Vou could drap us wherever you
choose now," iho happy bridegroom
suggested. "The boys ha.) got a-hold
of Kaln, an' we're all right."
'I reckon," noised the Keverend
I'ui'cy, whose 1 otvl humor was quite
restored, "that tne.se young friends o'
youru will be w.nillii' you lo cliango
the name o' yoi r I illoon Irom the Bird
o I'.ir.idlse lo ihj Uyardccu Angel.
ind four pei ; 'o, 'one thousand lent
In air,' laughed together as they set'
tied gracefully lownrd l'olk'11 Station
and 1 lie railway which was to carry
Mace anil Heiler Tallent lo infi-ly, und
Indirectly to the little walling cabin
on the luounfiiii side.
Honey," whispered Mace, as ho sit r
replllloiisly posM-.sseil himself ol Hes
ter's band, "we had tho biggest crov
lo our weddiii' ever saw at nry weddlu'
In all Ihe Mule Turkey Ti.ick neigh
bo -liood "
llesler smiled, and seeing preacher
and aeronaut absorbed in some mallei-
they were dl. cussing, shyly nestled her
cheek against her husband's arm. Tho
contrast between iho slate of t '.flags
at this moment and that prevailing at
ten o'clock tint morning wsw a pleas
"And when chariots do.vond out
o' Heaven biingin' pieachcr mid all
to lole us up lo be wctl In the middle
o' the nky," concluded .Mac, "looks
llko wo must bo purly coiisld'ahlo
someplii o' lolks." National Alagiuluo.
Wllliuiii Kemp, an Kugllsh comic
actor who nourished during Ihe last
yearn of Queen Kllzahcl h, and who
belonged to the same company an
Shake-peare, and "cieated" Dogberry,
danced liom London lo Norwich, a
distance of HI nilles. He was accom
panied by a servant, an umpire and
a man with a tabor and pipe. Ciowds
hindered his stall on Kcbruary 11.1 COO.
mid many m"l him al every place.
Feveral tried lo dance with him, but
none lotild rival his paic; the most
HticccHfliil were women. Although de
layed by a inowKloim, he did Ii in nine
daye, and on tho way accepted a chal
lenge or two, each llino coining off
best, except when a (Ihelmsl'ord maiden
of II danced till he watt ' ready to 1 lo
down." On his 1 el urn he wrote uu
nr count of It, which ends vllli a warn
ing to I hose with whom ho hud mado
wagera that II they did not pay up hn
would publish their names. Tho "Nino
Dales' Wonder," as tho title runs, hi a
merry, readable pamphlet. Among
oilier (iirlotin Informal Ion In It Is tho
ilatement that the customary way lo
deal with pickpockets at tho theater
In II10H11 days was lo Ho th"tn to 0
Yl'iiuli-il to Wiirn II 1 111.
One day Sir Algernon Went, a well-
known member or paillanicul from
London, was observed by one of tho
doorkeepers: talking to a j;enllemau
who had a rasplnjr, raucous voice and .1
(leuioiin'rnlivi!, excited manner. Whllo
Iho to iversallon was in progress Sir
Algernon received the card of another
member of parliament and an Intima
tion that lis owner wished to see him.
"Sorry; I'm engaged," was the answer.
Next moment up came another curd
Irom a well-known peer. Again an
apology wits returned. In another min
ute the doorkeeper came carrying a
liugn (aid and saying that the lord
mayor and iiheririii or London wished
very urgently to tieo SJIr Algernon. Tho
Jailor excused hlmsi'lf from tho gentle
man with vhot.i ho was con versing;
thin van too Important to rcilst.
"There ain't nobody here," v.'lilsj.prorj
ihe dor rl-unpor when lie got tho mem
ber outside, "only 1 was afraid 1 mart
Aiau had b;-eu shown lu to you by iu!s
al.c una I wanted to wwu you."
ME SOLEMNITY OF SLEEP.
r'lUplnoii Are V-i) Itclitrtunt tm
Awukrii ii I'crniiii llvrn lira
Orilcrcil In D11 Mil,
"Thcro 1a one thing about life In tb
Philippines that a lazy man finds agree
able, If ho Is not In the army," nald a
retired soldier, to a New York Time
man, "and that Is tho way In which hn
Is allowed to s!cr-) at all times and In all
places undisturbed. The Tired Tims ol
the great race of tramps would find tb
Islands a I'aradlse In this respect.
'One of the rudest acts lu the estima
tion of the native Is to step over 11 sleeji-
Ing person, or lu any way Interfere with
his rejiose. .Sleeping, with them, Is n
very Important matter, anil Is Invested
with solemnity, almost. They arn
strongly averse to waking a sleeper, as
they hold the Idea that during sleej) the
soul Is absent from the body, and If they
suddenly call jou from sleep the soul
may not have time to return to Its tene
tncnl, the body. There are blood-cnid-llng
legends of men who have revenged
themselves upon their enemies by thus
cxlllns their souls.
"If you would call upon a native and
you are told that ho Is asleep, jou may
?r, well go about your other business,
'.or you will not get to him until, at his
iwn good time, he awakens.
"When you go to sleep, lu order to get
servant to arouse you at a certain
time, you must give hltn the strictest
orders to that effect before you lurn In.
Then. If he obeys you at all, he will
stand by your side and whisper: 'Scnor!
Senor!' repeating the word a little
louder each time until you are halt
awake, when ho will go back to the low
note, and again gradually raise his voice
until you are fully conscious. Il is an
Ideal way In which to be called from
Mr ep, If you are In 110 hurry, and a man
should never be in a hurry lu the Philip
pines; the climate Is not adapted to ac
tivity. But It citrely Is a great place to
THE CARRYING OF ARMS.
I'rll 1 1 1-U 111 He Cr.uili-il In I In- Phil
ippine I nili-r ( el-lulu
I lltlllll Ioiin.
Civilians in tlie Philippines have the
privilege of carrying arms undcrcertalii
conditions, h.tos the Washington Star.
I'nrtir a law enacted by the Philippine
commission, tho civil governor, the
chief of constabulary, the governors of
tho piovlnce!! and the Inspectors of
-onatabulary may authorize. In writing
"any rtsldint of the province lo pur
?ha:e or receive a gun or revolver, or
both, when satl-dlcd that the peri-on so
purchasing, icci lvliij: and having cus
tody of the gun or revolver needs It for
his naHinablo protrellnu or will use it.
for hunting or olhrr lawful purposes
only." It Is provided, further, that "any
person not connected with the army or
navy of the United States, or otherwise
authorized by law, having In his cus
tody a gun or revolver or ol her llrcarm,
or ammunition for the same, who shall
not have Ihe license until r this section
provided, shall be punlshe d by a line not
excelling $1,000 and Imprisonment not
excti ding one year and one day."
In order to prevent unauthorUcd pos
sesion of firearms by civilian employes
of the army unib r color 01' tin! authority
derived from the act In question, tho
commanding general of the division of
the Philippines has Issued a general or
der on tho subject, In which he says
that commanding officers of stations
will Issue permits for definite pirloits
to such teamsters or other civilian em
ploy! s to whom Mich arms are absolute
ly ( sseinlal in tho pi rforniiinco of mili
I'nr llir V iii-IiIIiik filrl.
Blue for dresses from time immemo
rial has been devoted to the sea, But red
is much worn now and Is hcunnlng to a
blonde. A brunetto lookB latter In blue.
Die shade of red is known as sea red, and
Is warranted lo resist sun, wind and suit
water und keep Its depth and brllllanry
of hue. A white vest should he worn
with a red gown to soften It. The little
yachting caji may be all white. Duck,
next lo flannel, Is tho best malcrlul for a
I.ongly Theio's nothing in all the
world equal to tho friendship of u
woman vou can trust
Shortun Oh. I don't know. What'.
tho matter wllh the friendship of a
man who will trust you a few dollars'
worth occasionally'.' U'ncliinatl Kit
I'mir Coiim, Inline.
Kre.d I'm In lovo with .Miss Ujijior
ten, but haven't the nerve to propuse.
Joe You're In luck, old man.
Krod lu luck, why, how's that?
Joe You'll never know how humil
iating It Is to bo turned down. Cincin
Kinks Were you ever lu an automo
Jiukn - Well, I should saj ! .My wife
accepted 1110 In au automobile. - Balti
ailing fur Itikiift-lliin.
HohtesK- Anything wiong, .Mr. Block
t&i'l You have not openeu your nioiiti
Blockedd Oh, you Just wait until ro
tfMiuicnta juu bcncd. s. Y, Ilura