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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 1013.
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Friday, Auguat 15, 1913.
fi Hereafter the Washington lobby, if
i'lt eair; be good, mill at least try to
ADDSrentlV Colonel Mulhall won't
fven hare a chance to go on the vaude-
J ille stage.
i ma sort or ather Invites corn
Jin the west to make up for the Kan
E i -.
e fcaiyaias are Heard. This means
rn early frost. Of course, hay fever
jtes are sorry. (
(j A Chicago man failed because the
jpent too much on dogs. Now he has
rgone to the bow-wows.
i- Cipriaao Castro la called a peon.
?But he has been called so many other
things that probably he won't mind
J The laBt time Mexico threatened
j trouble. President Taft sent troops to
Texas. President .Wilson simply sent
y K dispatch says that Texas has fined
'jthe Standard OH company $,100,000.
Nothing la said, however, about TO
t i .
v The eugenics movement, 1 success
ful, will bring about one result any
.'woy. It will odd a doctor's fee to the
prlce of the marriage license.
'J A southern woman has been dlscov
;.f red who sleeps all day that she may
fT.ag hfr huoliand at night. Here is a
pointer for the English suffragists.
5i J 1- ; ; 4
Arkansas, has fiad four governors
taken office than be was confrcm'ed
1th grave problems, notably Japan's
objection to certain California legisla
tion and the strained relations with
Mexico. He has bandied both with
such consummate skill that the peo
ple are satisfied that our relations with
these nations will be properly cared
His party friends In congress at first
distrusted him. He gave them a tariff
bill they did not want and a ourrency
bill nearly all objected to. The tariff
lill will pass. So will the. currency
bill. He now declares he will pass a
farmers' credit bill.
The nation has come to realize that
a statesman is at the head of the government.
JOT IT DOWX FOR FITIHE REFER-
Talking on the tariff in the senate
last week. Senator Penrose said that
not a single textile mill east of the
Susquehanna is running three days a
week and he produced letters to prove
that Industrial depression is well ad
vanced through apprehension as to tie
new tariff act.
Strikes -in the textile industry, ex
tending intermittently through the
ptast year and more, are one explana
tion of the shut dowa of some mills
and uncertainty as to the tariff is an
other explanation. But there is now
no legitimate reason, the passage of
the tariff bill as it stands being as
sured, why these mill6" should not re
sume on full time.
Certainly there can be no justifica
tion for their shut down on the score
of business depression. They are lit
erally choked with orders and most of
them will not take orders for delivery
sooner than six months from date, and
some of them for orders for delivery
even two years from date.
There is going to result in conse
quence of this slackened production
and unabated demand from consum
err, an increase in prices. This will
be attributed to the new tariff bill by
iblitlcians who will seek to make p Po
litical capital out of a condition com
mercial in its causes.
The new tariff and tremendous de
mand for textile poods will attract new
capital Into hi; Industry and after the
ii(;variie o'd'ts have been caught up
v iih ai d the vX-? are able to care for
current demands, prices will seek the
normal lel or"or the new tariff, it
will be well to keep these facts In
mind when, a few months hence, op
ponents of the democratic party begin
to charge that the cost cf textile goods
has tern increased rather than cheap
tUul under the new tariff.
BY CLYDE H. TAVENNEE
Congressman frem the Fourteenth District. -
(Special Correspondence of The Argus.) ;
Washington. Aug. 13 First of the
eastern state to eet herself in oppo
sition to the federal conservation of
the untold re
sources in water
power in the Ap
tains is New
of New Hamp
shire has jusst
filed a brief claim
ing the right to
the state in per;
petuity to the wa
terpower in the
1 a n d district!
which the govern
ment is about to
add to the Appa
lachian Forest Re
serve. In other words,
may have the for
est, but . the waterpower, w ith the
rights to grant franchises, Delongs to
the estate. The case is now before the
courts, and the final decision is of vi
tal importance to the people of the
There is "this country a vast ag
gregation of capital more or less
vaguely, but none the less certainly,
under the domination of a very small
group of men. This is the group" be
coming known as 'the Water Power
Trust, and the men in control know
exactly what they want What they do
not want is federal control of water-power.
The tremendous resources of the
United States in waterpower are be
yond the comprehension of the aver-,
age citiaen. Certainly there is enough
of it to turn ever wheel turned .by coal
and stam today with plenty to spare
We have given away our metal re
sources, and forests, our public lands,
and our coal mines. These resources,
all of which will some day be exhaust
ed, are in private hands. "
. But the inexhaustible waterpower,
the force that may some day substi
tute entirely for the dwindling coal
supply, is Btill largely two-thirds of
it in the ownership of the whole peo
ple. The day will come when any pri
vate monopoly of waterpower would
hold the country at its mercy.
The principle behind the creation
of the Appalachian forest reserve was
that the federal government has con
trol of the sources of navigable
streams. Remove that control from
the government, and you have re
moved th'e reason for the forest re
serve. The group of imaginative men tight
ening their hold on the waterpower
of the country do not want federal
control. They want state control,
probably on the general principle that
with congress to deal with they only
have one chance at gobbling the pow
er, while with control of waterpower
dispersed among the states they have
48 chances to get something.
New Hampshire is the first of tin
northern and eastern, states to adopt
the states rights attitude toward this
subject. The progress of this case
through, the courts tolll be followed
closely by the people '
S& DOOM TOT
The Daily Story
LUDWIG KEISEWETTER BY F. A. MITCHEL.
Copyrighted. 1913, by Asaociatel Literary Bureau.
The Widow Kelsewetter dwell on tne ! though not expecting, that some goo.1
The Field of Literature j
Henry van Dyke spent part of last
winter in the southwest and visited
the Grand Canyon of Arimna. He has
put his poetic imprerslon of that stu
pendous natural wonder into a strik-
;tince the first cf the year. It m!cht:tng poem for the September Scribner.
"liave had five if the remaining citizen
hadn't refused to give up his summer's
'. There is po need for the English
iuffragista to go broke.
,Jlrs. Pankhurst in the act of making i Washington
Belly and putting up preserves would
prove to be one of the best sellers ever
Jut on the market.
Thomas Nelson Tag?, who goes to
Italy in September as ambassador, has
live,d for more than a decade In Wash
ington city, and writes for the Sep
tember Scribner his interesting ac-
A picture of I count of "The Romantic Founding of
detailing the many votes
WHERE OPPORTUNITY LIES
There has been much discussion as
to whether the opportunities of young
men in America are as great at the
present time as they were in the good
old days when nearly every profession
was not overcrowded, when there was
perhaps a better opportunity to make
profitable investments with email capi
tal and when competition was' less
keen because of the smaller number
striving for advancement. Those who
engage in such discussions fail to take
into consideration the fact that, al
though time works evolutions in. every
phase of human activity the funda
mental principles of business and of
Industrial development do not change.
The same rule of personal conduct
which led to success a century ago
loads to success today, and the same
possibility of "advancement through
good judgment, combined with unflag
ging industry and singleness of pur
pose that existed one, two or three
centuries ago, exists at the present
time. There is no business in the
world or any profession known to man,
where there is not plenty of room at
the top, and success, in life lies in the
ability to climb towards the top. The
nearer the pinnacle one gets the
greater -the measure of one's success
in the material things of life.
Therefore there is no doubt about
where opportunity lies. It does not lie
in the east, the west, the north, the
south, or in any other section, so far
as the country with its freedom of
legitimate action is concerned. It lies
in the unflapcinz zeal with which one
Cheerful New Guinea Custem Which applies himself to the task at hand;
Causea Frequent Murders. , the faithfulness and thoughtfulness
Everywhere in New Guinea the wiln which one goes about his work.
traveler is cojitiuually brought face to , xhe man who does his daily work
fare wiih death, and tie nntires are faithfullv. thorouehlv and intellijtentlY.
and intrigues that took place before
George Washington, Jefferson, and
Hamilton finally succeeded in working
out the plan for the present District
There is a wealth of other interest
ing and entertaining reading.
A LIFE FOR A LIFE.
Pity and sympathy are everywhere
ilieard for Billy" Kllnck. who. as the'
result of a deplorable and dreadful ao
reldent in a fall from the stage at the
Illinois theatre Wednesday night.
Is hovering between life and death at
St. Anthony's hospital. Since coming
to Rock Island cs manager of the Ull
Tjols theatre, Mr. Klinck has roado a
lost of friends by his genial and cor-
fllal nature. II? has brought the houee '
into hlch favor bv elevntlne ihe stan-1
ilard of attractions end In this way has! ooid of the Slightest pity or respect j who ls always at his task at the ap
proven a useful et well as a popular 1 inr the dpa(J f,r dylnsr. although after j pointed time, and may be depended up-
cittien, and the sincere hope of all is dMtl1 tDe-v wm otlrn wau ana
mourn ior a cocsiaeraoie time.
seeking opportunity where opportunity
lies. The man who follows this course
cannot fail to fit himself for advance-
ment when chance for advancement
come, because he is demonstrating his
ability for places higher up, and is
demonstrating that he can be depend
ed upon. The man with a brilliant
mind, if. he does not train himself to
recognize the value of punctuality and
devotion to his work, ean hardly hope
to achieve any great measure of suc
cess. The man who has too many
irons in the fire cannot give his best
efforts to any one line of work and
therefore cannot reach that degree of
efficiency to make himself especially
valuable in any.
Opportunity fqr the 'young man lies
in his ability to recognize the value of
unremitting labor, assiduous applica
tlon to the task, that-confronts him.
willingness to do whatever he may be
called upon to do in the line of work
in which he is engaged, devotion to
the Interests of his employer, regular
lty in all things, a clean life : and
reputation for dependability.! Men who
work for others, if they square their
conduct by these rules will fln5 that
their good qualities are appreciated,
and they will be pretty certain of ad
vancement at every opportunity. They
will have the advantage of being
thoroughly qualified for advancement
when it comes and will discover that,
wittingly or unwittingly they have
made the most of their opportunities.
Those rascals thrive while honest ' men
must toil for slender gains.
Though brass may take the fair rewards
that should be won by brains.
Though judges choeen to apply and to de
lend the laws
Exert their cumins In the task of finding
little r.aws, -Keep
on, oh ye that honestly pursue the
Wrong- never yet has managed to escape
its judgment daw.
Eelshasiar's palace lies in dust and Car
thage Is no more.
The aristocracy of France repaid in full
A Stuart's head fell from the block,' no
Stuart wears a crown;
The walls that Infamy erect are sure to
They may sometimes loom very high,
their outlines may be grand,
But always underneath them there is only
Though rascals, laughing at the law, walk
out through prison gates.
Though Justice Is led far astray by cun
Though judges serve th aaeoal's 'ends
and scorn the public's right.
Though foul Corruption's slimy trails ar
everywhere in sight.
The wrong will have their ending In tha
old, old-fashioned way;
Keep on, hope on. oh ye that serve to
haste the Judgment d.-y.
bank of the river Rhine in peace and
comfort, having Inherited from her bus
band a vin:yvd which produced one
of those wines for which that region is
famous. Fran Kelsewetter was wrapt
np in her only child, Ludwlg. who bad
taken a degree at the University of
Heidelberg aud wus au excellent young;
man. But Ludwlg hud oue fault He
was so serious that no one ever came
near him who did not become repelled
by him. The only person who bad
ever seen him smile was hi mother.
When he was a bnby she used to chirp
to bin) just to see bis face break into
dimples and the roguish look In his
eyes. As be grew older she found it
difficult to produce this effect, and
I when be became a young man be very
rarely smiled even at her.
Ludwlg- as a boy had played with a
little girl, Lena Stieber, whose father
owned the vineyard adjoining Widow
Keiseweter's. As the children grew
older the Intimacy became love on Lud
wis's part, but not on Lena's. She
realized bis worth, but could not en
dure bis seriousness. Only once bad
she seen him smile, and then she was
enraptured with him. But when days,
weeks, months, pnssed and his face
continued to wear the same gloomy
expression the effect died away and
association with him became depress
This defect in her son caused the
widow great sorrow. She desired him
fl F '3 fCTJC3C?
that he will eventually recover and
take bis place In the community.
WAR. T1IB HOHBOH OF II1KTORT.
All tht t-nrlH will rptnlPA in the an.
w.i - --
nouncement that the peace treaty be
tween the Balkan states has been
dgned and another war is ended.
f 1 war is the horror of history. What
Sherman said of war is all too mild.
'It is out of harmony with civilization.
-It is a crime cgainst civilization, but it
t often made necesscry by greed, op
ptresE'.on, tyranny, vice and govern-
. mental crime.
- If a war of intervention should now
be forced with Mexico, it would be
Against the wishes of the American
leople. The patriotic president of the
United States and the patriotic Secre
tary of State Bry an axe Oo:ng their ut
most to prevent war and to restore
peace in Mexico. Should war be
force j it will be by the same influence
.-which prompted the brutal murder of
The prayers of the American people
Are that pAce may be established and
on, is in line for success because he is
Lexington, Mo. The body of George
Winkfield, negro, accused of the mur
der of Estill Potter, 13 years old, was
found in the Missouri river near here.
His throat was cut, and it is supposed
he commited suicide. : A thousand
farmers had been hunting for him
since the murder, which occurred
TBI WILSOI WAT.
'It need to be said of President WU
on, during his campaign for election.
that he could sot succeed as be waa
not familiar with puMlo affairs and
knew nothing about politics. Job
Bedges, who was the candidate of New
Tork rpubHcAas for governor last
fear, also had this idea, Receatly be
Tiflted Washington and on bis return
m T think Mr. Wilson is the most
Adroit snd powerful politician who has
beu in the Wnlte house. I don't re
call a president who was his superior
As a political rhetorician. He ls as
great A phrasemaker as Lincoln, ex
cept he strikes no chorda of sentiment
cr deep emotion. Although I am a re
publican, I bad rather see President
Vllson succeed than fall He is un
Questionably an honest man and will
te subjected to no money pressure.
Ee wiu domiaate tho administration
' more than Roosevelt did bis."
1 Prefildeat - Wilson bad ao v soccer
Murder is an everydny occurrence,
end nothing cculd be worse than the
morals of the natives. In fact, they
have none. They thieve and lie with
a persistence and cunning which are
The Papuans hare a cheerful cus
tom which demands a life for a life.
Should any one die t the first oppor
tunity they kill some one they are not
very particular whom to make np for
it. "While we were at Humbold
bay," says Professor Pratt In tte Wide
World Magazine, "a Malay died of
dropsy. He was the first Malay who
bad ever come to that pert, and the
Fapuuns greatly respected him.
"'Very well,' they said, 'we must
shoot a Malay .with onr bows and ar
rows to pay for his death.' And soon
er or later some innocent person ,would
be killed to square the, accoufit,'' when
everybody except, ? presumably, the
victim's friends would be satisfied."
v.r- 5 1 ...
v ' .A Disguised Toast. . '
At one time the officers tinder Lord
Howe refused to drink; his .health at
their mess, for. though a splendid ad
miral, he was not popular la .the nary
on account of a certain' ahysees and
want of tact with those4 about him.
The chaplain, who was a protege of
bis lordship, was mortified at this and
determined . that ' the officers should
drink to Lord .Howe. V When' called
upon for a toast one day be said, "Well,
gentlemen, I can think of nothing bet
ter st this moment than to ask you to
drink the. first two words of the Third
rsslm, for a 6crlpttiral. toast. for once
may be taken from one of .tar cloth."
The toast was drank. '- Not one of tbs
officers Indicated by word or look that
he was Ignorant of the words alluded
to. On referrlrg to the Bible It was
found that tbs Third Psalm begins.
"Lord, how art they Increased V
"The Young Lady Across the Way"
8L Lculs The hcalti board cf East
St Lculs, 111., was AdTlced by a phy
sician that ho believed 15 chickana
and 12 ducks had disd of limberneck
in oca neighborhood la 2i hours.
Some physicians assert that the dis
ease it identical rUh iafanUl peril
v - -
r 1 1 asssssisai assnssa mm"mmimmmmm'mmmmmmmmmmmmim
' ' Lucky. '
"I am afraid," said the doctor, after
he had thumped the gentleman on the
cheat' and again and again tried h's
pulse.'that there is something radic
ally wrong wjth your heart. I don't
wanto scare you, but be careful about
running to catch trains and don't hur
ry when you go upstairs. If you are
careful you may live for years. Still,
if you' have not made your will and
arranged your affairs so that they
wrtild te in good condition if yqu
were suddenly taken off It might bo
well for you to attend to those me
ters. I would not tell you this if I
did not feel that it was"
"What do you mean?"
"Now, 111 have an effective excuse
when life insurance agents come to
eee me and I wish to get rid of them
In a hurry.
ALL THE GIRLS FOLLOWED HIM.
That Which Is Love.
That is not Love which halts
To ask about the way.
Which stops, beholding faults,
..To let calm reason sway.
That ls not Lbvs which tries
To see beyond the brink.
Which, ere it breaks the ties,
. Slta gravely down to think.
Love does not stay to heed .
Bane counsels of the mind; ;
That which is Love indeed
. Is daft as well as blind.
Tht youaf lady acron tha way sayi tha eaw a" tha taper that tha
Brlti&a discount rate wc 4t4 per cent and if a pet-sea couldn't tet any
ttora ef a reduction than that she should hardly thlak It would ba worth
while to wait for the tsaxkdowa sales. -,
The Horrible Doctor.
"What has happened?" asked Mr.
Bifekirk as his agitated wife met him
at the door. "I saw Dr. Pelletier down
the atrect and ho told me you had or-
dored him to send In hia bill and never.
cross our threshold again."
"The miserable old wretch!" ahe
panted. "If I hadn't been so short of
breath and could have had a horse
whip handy I'd have taught him a les
"Why, my dear, I'm aeton . Toll
ma the truth! If be has dared to
make love to you I'll thrash him with
in an Inch cf his life. I'll "
"It wasn't that oh, It waa a thou
sand times worse," ehs sobbed. "He
told tne I had f<y degeneration of
Would Have 8catsd the Pries. "
"What was the first thing the duke
laid After, you got st&rted on your
"Let me see," said the happy duch
ess. "Oh yes, I rcmecber new. He
told tee he loved zie sa that he would
have taken me even if papa hal in
sisted on cot giving mora than a million."
: He Dttsrved It
"Why was he expelled from the ao
"For getting up at the banquet and
saying of aaoUier member that it was
when he took a 20 per cent grade at
a tO-aile-an-hour clip that he 'if on
tls spurs' as a chauffeur."
"" . Harry's Opinion. '
The tenjhor wns girlnz a test on the
Taiu of foreign money in America
When it was little Harry's turn, she
"nr.rrjr, hnw rnue'u It a guinea worth
la tM wtintryr'
Ilarry sir.ltrd nn3 ansrwed. "A dol-
m and a half a doy.H-Lippincott's.
o marry tq perpetuate the family
nnme and produce un heir for the vlue
yard, and when she fouud tuut Lena
Stieber would not have hi in she en
deavored to . make a match for him
with some other girl. She selected
one girl after another. There were
many girls who wished for Just such a
btisbnnd, but there was lioqe who
could stnud Lud wig's seriousness. So
long as be could not win Lena, be did
not care whom he married and would
bnve accepted any one his mother se
lected for him if he had been himself
acceptable. But there was not a girl
within a distance of fifty miles who
would marry him.
Frau Kelsewetter heard of Professor
Coblestelncr, who wns working won
ders in Cologne about that time in
hypnotism. It occurred to her that
probably he might by hypnotic influ
ence give her son a cheerfulness that
would show itself in his countenance.
She wrote the professor to that effect
and received a reply that he could in
fluence ber son while in the hypnotic
state in any direction, but that he
doubted if the condition could be made
permanent He wns making some ex
periments in securing permanent ef
fects and should be glud to include bps
son in the number of bis subjects.
So anxious was the good woman to
get rid of Ludwig's defect that she
begged him to go to Cologne and put
himself under Professor Coblestelner's
Influence. L'udwig, who kiew some
thing about hypnotism, had no faith
in it At least, be had no faith in his
disposition being so changed as to alter
the expression of his face. But to
please bis mother he consented to go.
So be mounted his horse, and, kissing
ber goodby, promising her that be
would givo Professor Coblestelner ev
ery facility to serve bim, be started on
Now, Frau Kelsewetter Dad been so
diligent In bunting for a girt who
would marry her son that she bnd tried
ever girl living both up and down the
river. Since Ludwlg traveled down
the river, be passed the bomes of girls
wbo bad been tried living in that di
rection. The fact had spread that
young Kelsewetter, wbo was so serious
was going to cologne to hare bis dis-j
position changed, and the girls wlic'
bad refnied to marry him were watch, i
Ing LI in from behind blinds as he
went by. i
"He wor.td mnke an excellent model
for a tombstone."
"'Tls tetter to laugh than to cry."
"Laugh and the world laughs with
you; weep tnd yon weep alone."
"I would rather mnrry an Egyptian
"Ills face Is as long us Zrsn Cobleci
to Cologne." " -
These were some of the remarks of
the girls who were watching Ludwlg.
Fo Lndwlg gloomily Journeyed on
down the'rirer. nnconsclous of the re
marks made from behind the blfnds by
those wbo bad'' refused bim, hoping.
would result from bis Journey.
When Ludwlg left borne it wss ex
pected that he would remain Hinder
Profetisor Coblestelner's care for a
week or two. , But at the end of that
time the professor wrote Frau Kelse
wetter thiit he had found in her Ron a
very peculiar patient, one especially
susceptible to bis Influence, end he
hoped that by hypnotizing him fre
quently for several months to break
the lugubrious spell that rested upon
At the end of four montbs the widow
received a letter from the professor
stilting that he bad ceased to put her
son under hypnotic influence. -The
young man had not yet relapsed into
his former condition, but the professor
could not tell how Ions this present
one would last. He wns sending Lud
wig home to remain there while wait
Frau Kelsewetter was so filled with
bope and enthusiasm that she told all
her friends that ber son was coining
home cured. The news traveled, and
before Ludwlg left Cologne it bad
reached even to that city. The young
man had not ridden half an hour be
fore he passed the house of Gretehen
JIallub, who was watching for him.
She went out into the roml to con
gratulate him. He greeted ber with a
smile that she considered the most
beautiful she had ever soon in a man's
face. Clnsping ber bands in. hesitancy,
"Oh, Ludwlg, bow changed .you are!"
"Ha1, ha!" gently laughed Ludwlg.
but be did not stop, and Gretchen
walked along beside bim. talking to
him, he looking down upon her with
that heavenly smile and an occasional
soft "Ha, ha!" Then another girl ran
out of a house and added her congratu
lations to those of the first, taking the
other side of his horse from Gretchen.
j So Ludwlg was kept turning his head
from one sine to tne otner, smiling at
each alternately, while now and then
a musical "no, ha!" came from him
like the soft piping of a bird.
As Ludwijf proceeded one after an
other the girl3 whoihad watched him
from behind blinds on his outward
Journey came forth to congratulate
him, and it seemed ns if the hypnotic
spell that had been thrown upon him
by professor Coblestelner was commu
nicating itself to ench and every girl,
for nil the girls followed him, and none
of them seemed to have the power to
turn back to her home. But an old
curmudgeon who lived on the road and
saw the procession of girls led by Lud
wlg took bis pipe out of his mouth long
enough to grunt and say:
"Look at those girls! When the man
went to Cologne none of them wanted
him. Now they all want him, and no '
one will give way to the others."
Frau Kelsewetter was informed of
the hour her son would arrive and went
out before ber bouse to welcome him.
Lena Stieber bad always been 'her
choice for her son's wife, and she ask
ed Lena to be with ber when be came.
So Lena was there waiting with the
Presently they heard a bnbel of sweet
voices, above which sounded on occa
sional merry 'Tla, ha!" and, looking up.
saw Ludwlg ambling along on bis
horse surrounded by every girl who
lived between the vineyard and Co
logne. Strange to say, there was not
that bickering which might have been
expected from so many girls who
wanted the same man. It was held in
check by the beautiful smile he gave
each one of them, causing her to be
lieve that she was the best beloved
When Lena sow this procession .she
turned on . her heel and went into.ibe
house. Ludwlg, coming up to the house,
dismounted and, taking his mother In
his arms, kissed her, then asked for
Lena. She came out Rooking like a
thunder cloud. This at once broke
the spell of Ludwig's charming good
nature, and every girl was clamoring
at every other girl, upbraiding her as
bold and shameless, declaring that she.
and she alone, was the first, the origi
nal 'one whom Frnu Kelsewetter bad
asked to marry her son.
The. widow drew the young man trite
the house with Lena and slammed the
door in the faces of the others. .
"What shall I do?" asked Ludwlg,
wringing his hands.-
"I will trtl you what to do," said
Lena decidedly. "Go back to Profes
sor Coblestelner and hid him retrieve
the hypnotic spell and mnke you again
what you were. Do this and I will
So Ludwlg. when Jt was dark, stole
out of the house and returned secretly
to Cologne. In a few days be came
bock again to his home and married
Lena stieber. His disposition wa3
much Improved by marriage that is,
after some years, when be and his
wife had got used to each other. He
bas never forgotten having been fol
lowed by so many girls and even to
this day clings to his wife In the pres
ence of other women for protection.
He says that he prefers that nil wo
men, except his wife, should lime bini
rather than that all women should
love him. .
Aug. 15 in American
1824 Marquis de Lafayette. French
general who served as an ally of
I the Revolutionists from 1777 to
I 1781. landed in New l'ork and be
I gan bis wonderful tour as the
I guest of the nation. -
185-First Atlantic cable message.
The cable was from Valentin, Ire
land, to Heart's Content, N. F. The
first message of ninety words, from
Queen Victoria to President Bu
chanan, took sixty-seven minutes
to transmit '
18S. General .Tohn D. Imboden. fa
i mens Confederate cavalryman,
- died at Abingdon. Va.; bora 1221. .,