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CRUCIFIED A CHILD.
TKnniDLE STORIES OP OnUELTY
ft Bat Katld la the Wall and l.tt U
IlA Woman Tnrtarri Iter tllillil lo
llMth Allna Uihi'i nhorktnir
11ANCK IS NOT
losing her evil dls
tlnctlon as tha
Hunter df cruel anil
f'sM after caso of
torture, innianw af
ter Initaneo of cold
been discovered by
the provincial au
thoring. The as
therltle. The ac
AtirauUtlen ot these monstrous out
ragas haa every appoaraneo of an en
demic madness. From ono village after
another tome stories of crimes cam
rallied without the anur of anger or ot
avarice. One of im most eminent
Preach physohlatrlc specialists arrive
nt IM grim conclusion that "n strange
tierahUence or childish love ot destruc
tion" la the funilamental explanation ot
be phenomenon. A schoolboy will pull
the wings from a fly In order (1) to ox
lilblt his power, (2) to observe n fnmlllar
creatine under new conditions. Hut the
suffering of tho fly make no impression
upon h!tn, because iho lly has no power
of expression. When ho lll-tronta a
dog tho animal's cries add n third In
centive to tho tin-lil it 'a malevolence; It
Is Interesting to see any sensitive crea
ture auffer. This Intercut, In iho case
of the crowd tint gather nround the
victim of a street arrldent. In neither
nympathotlc nor antipathetic: It Is an
Indifferent curiosity. When tho crowd
Roes to ste n man guillotined thore Is
tint sheer delight In seeing dustruatlon.
From tho mnn who stinks nendlos Into
a woman a eyeballs tlioro Is n logical
and unbroken sequence of Idcns.
The laat case which has been an
alyzed by the specialists I of peaullar
Interest In this connection.
tllonvlllt-MUS-Melr., ii little place In
Eastern France, wits tho scono n fow
days ago of a crime ot which the In
vestigation has Just been concluded. In
accordance with 'he "new fanglod no
tlaaa" against which many magistrate
at the aid school protest so loudly, the
Inquiry was not' limited to the bald
facts ot the race, but a moat painstak
ing lamination was made of the pre
disposing operations of the criminal's
mini The prisoner, who waa sen
tence! to only two years' Imprisonment,
erurined his 10-year-old son. There la
the naked Incident.
It Is not needful thatl should harrow
Uir mind of reader ny dwolllng upsn
the clrruiiialHiitlal honor of the east.
Th one hroid, unquestioned fuel Is
thu the boy was spread, cruciform,
against the wall of a room, and there
txed with nails. The child's flesh did
ot break away. Ife hung there, moan
ing It waa living when the police
drew out the nails with a claw-hammer
In order to release him. He Is living
The prisoner waa not n dncikard,
mr dees there exist eny atom ot ovl
Uc that he has over beep ot unsound
inlnd. lie llkod to ate straiigo sight.
Ita Ulead thorn more If they were
marked by tha suffering of Mine help
Ules creature. He had outgrown the
pleasure of mulllaltng flies, lie had n
wall, senstttvo human being nt hli
were)'. He was too Ignorant to know
about racks and thumbscrews, hut the
blotted symbol at the roadside suggest
ed to hint a crlmt at simple and nattir-
ally as It suggests to you or me the duty
ml kindness and patience.
And the punlahmen'? Mtue. Beverlnc
the champion ot the children, finds It
groaily initifflolent. The law, she thinks.
sUtlekM but a regretful arm te punish
sMh arttiiM ai tkta. And to the carnal
afeeerrer It eertalaly mom that she U
IN fro nee the prs haa net the power
f uel t which It haa eWalxwl la
tho United State. Tho A wet I can newt
paper he a thousand ears the rawer
of a cue of cruelty or Qpareeelon fluJi
Immediate echo and attention. Dut
here the papers fill what space they
havo (and It la llttlo enough) with liter
ary and political chit-chat. The editori
al page overflows and swamps the whole
sheet, and tho news Is neglected. This
means that the poor arc left without a
ahamplon. The law here, aa in all coun
tries oxeopt America nnd Hngland, Is
for the rleh. not for tho poor; 'for the
atrong. nol for tho weak. Just as
cruelty to horses falls to arouse indie
nation In Paris, cruolty to children falls
to attract the attention ot Justice. Thore
is a moment of horror when each now
rase Is disclosed, hut tho emotion is
looal. In America, if n child In a re
mote village of tho Mohawk Valley Is
autiaeu. the papers sueak with a voire
which Is not to be disregarded. Ily the
aggregate of audi oases, reported In de
tall, tho public aro Impressed; laws are
onaoted and ouforred: tho children are
protected. Uut It only tho one little
community know of each crime, no
moral effoet would lie nraditced. nnd
that Is practical' the ease In I'm nee.
They havo no( yet had time to forget
iho case of little Victor Tennlaacn. In
Paris, whoso mother, during throo long
hours, hammered the floor with his
hoad. crying: "Will you never die
And on tho frail body of this 6-yenr
old boy were no lestf than twelve bleed
ing cavities from which tho flesh had
been torn by the mother's teeth.
"lie atolo my augnr." paid tho woman;
(hat was the Justification. And tho
court seemed to find some warrant In
this provocation, for who was aenteneod
to only olghteen months' Imprisonment I
Aline Lentigo Is serving her tiro yeara
for having tortured one of her step
children to donth and brought the other
so near the samo reloaw that ha lies In
tho hospital to-day, And she was only
two-and-twonty years of age. "a most
ploasant fared woman." 8ho boat tho
chltdron until the little glrl'a body
"contained no uninjured bones," and
when at Inst tho pollen came Aline wns
at her waehtub. conscientiously wring
ing out tho sheets, with the dead,
broken body lying on the bed.
She was "not a bad sort ot woman
otherwise" Peoplo may bo cleanly
and rhaste nnd Industrious, and yet
pluck tho wings from flic. Aline gavo
tho cat crusts to play with Instead of
spools, nnd when the cnt pushed a crust
under tho table the starving children
would creep to steal It, Hero again
there was no question of drunkenness
or savagery; thi woman was a docent
body In her way. That Im tho dreadful
pnrt of such Htorlcs; that Is whnt makes
Peoplo who are In love with tho liter
ary dnlntltieas of the Trench press when
they first come to live tn Paris noon be
gin to read In utich facta na these tho
plain loason of Its Incltlcloiicy. Tho blgi
headlines, tho hugo volume of news, tho I
roat pictures ull thew things may Jar !
on tho nerves ot thoso who love quiet.
restful aurroundlugs. Hut out of Just1
this directions of appent cornea tho
nwnkoulng power of American nows-
papora. No effort has ever been ninilo
to give the news of ull Franco In ana
paper, and the provincial pa pern In oven
tbolr separate and narrow fields acem
to flud no apaeo for tho outtlgatlon of
audi wretches as these. Hut perhap
It is not for always!
rattt's Xina (UN.
Auiohk the donation reeelvml by a
riirlalnias tree fund is a big hex or post
age stamp collected by Mine. Adellnn
Puitl, and'giren through her New York
friend, Mrs. Mary Scott Howiattd, who
turned them over to the fund lu the
hope that aoHthlng' may be realized
tram them Here la what Mrs. How
land twya about the gift- "When In
linden lust aumitierMme. Adellnu Pattl
Nlrollnl gave m a box containing (IS,
2M cancelled poetage .tawjn, all nleely
dene up. by her own hands, la pack
age ot 109. The stamps will be aeld for
the benefit at lite charity." .
Ilavld llrt' Hoily.
In removing the blv of Da rid Iteeveii
from an old to a tiew cemetery on the
Licking river, near Kendrlcks, Magettln
county, Ky.. It was fauud that the tedy
hud petrified and was so heavy that six
men were necessary to remove It. Tho
body retained Its llfe-Uko appearance
to such an extent as to be recognised
by farmer friends of the deceased.
A "llanrli" from au Kartliiaab,
Durlag the recent earthquake at
Home, which took place on Nov. 1 at
M In the afternoon, people rushed
from their houses to the neareat lot
tery ofllcee to play the numbers 1, 4,
M; there was alto a ruu on 11. which
tan4s tor earthquake. Hut some
IhlHg went wrong, at no oae of these
n ii hi here was drawn.
When a waa aek ye u tend him f W
dOM't lie to him. lie a won aexl tell btVf,
you haven't got it You can't fool
tuaA who la dead broke - Truth.
niifl latest um.
SODS AND tltTTEn BTAMfttO
WITH NAME OF FARM.
Illvrrd nl lloiur of Wrallh for Hold1
t'rtthiiMt and I'trlly "(luaranU4,"
for Whteli Many I'arMtas Will t'mr m
JTmt J'rnulain. Q
Ions In butter and
egga na thore aro
In 'nearly every
k thlnrf olso. Cater
nar f Ing to a tradi
that, they have
created out of tho
whims ot people
for delicately urd
daintily put up
titer" have Ucon established this past
year or two u half dowin nnd tnoro ar
tistic shops. Theao have but little
"shop trade," but from an early hour
each morning their wagons through
fashionable sections deliver cream,
milk and efga fresh from great dairies
up the rivor, tho products of world
famed herd and ponltry yarda, In
each of these wagons la a smartly
droesot! "button," n dellvory boy that
Bfiems, from hi Immaculate uniform,
llko a private servant, says n New York
Tfioafth cream and mint In Immncu
lato Jarx constitute tho larae nart of
tho business of these dairies, dally de
liveries of butter nnd curs are also an
Important branch. Tha eggs are packed
In dainty paper boxen, each In a com
partment by Itself, and nre carefully
stnmped with the poultry yard's name
which la a gunrnntoe of their absolute
fxcpllence. The dairies aro suiting aueh
egga nowaday at 48 centn n down, or
double the ordinary prlca for "strictly
fresh" egg In New York today, and In
tome pin re tbey are sold for oven more
than that The dairies havo this en
ormous hi! 'Milage- -their eggo- are
bought beraiiM of tho stamp upon
them, and tho , 'Ice mnkoa little differ
ence to tbolr customer, lh moat onsea
they would be purchased Just thu same
If the price was raised 100 per cent.
An Interesting fnct nbom thla la that
at the snniu shops precisely thu same
ggn and be purchased, without the
stamp iinil without Iho careful pnekug
in uninty uoxoa, ror na low ns su cents
a dozen, ovon. Thoso, of course, art not
"guaranteed." but, ns n mutter of fuel,
they nr Just na good. Tho distinction
the dairies makfl Ii that thewi tin-
Htumped eggs aro for kitchen use, and
the attimpod onoa for tho Ublo. There
arc any number ot ordora upon the
book of theao Bhops for n dozo!rer
eighteen stumped egga to be scut to
rusldnucea each morning of tho year.
That old proverb, "eggs nru ogga."
la nut correct ncordlng to modern Idea.
Ono eggs, It in certain, con quito differ
from another In point ot excellence.
The poultry yarda which are owned by
these dnlrlea find It no small task to
keep their product up to their standard.
To do this they havo to pay the most
careful nttentlon tn their fowls, feeding
thorn a special diet and keeping them
healthy by tho beat known acientlllre
methods. These precautions entail no
small amount of extra work, and "guar
anteed egga" therefore have quite na
turally mi Increased market value.
Willi butter It la the same. The dif
ference In price between nvery-day
llrst-clata butter and the products of
the famous dairies that have a name
behind them la even greater than it la
In the caao tit ogg. Thlrty-llvo to forty
t'mts n pound Is n goodly price for most
People to pay. nnd yet there are hun
dreds of families that submit with great
clieerfulneea lo n charge of from 11.25
to I.7B per pound. Ot courae tow of
tho dnlrlea get up tn this tup figure, but
It nevertholeaa la un established price
for some people.
Fancy btutor like thla la beautiful to
look nt. ItM rich, rott color la enhanced
by tho carefully, exquisitely made pats
Into which It la molded and the artlatlo
stamp which adorns It. This stamp la
the mark of the farm, nnd guarantees
Its quality better than a thousand affi
davits could. A favorite method of put
ting It up Is In square pound molds, di
vided by depressed llnea Into four small
cakes, each weighing n quarter ot n
pound, nnd each bearing tho stamp qf
tho farm. Koch quarter pound or
pound, as the case may be. Is delivered
In a handsome pasteboard box especial
ly made for It.
These dairy shops In town are fitted
up In the most elaborate way. Puro
white and gold constitute their decora
tion, and they are kept ns spotlese aa a
new pin. Plosr. celling and walls are
usually tiled a clear perfect white, the
long counter are pelliliotf marble, and
the railings h4 ftltlNga are of the
on Tlsriti Unt,
The longest telegraph line In the
world, above ground nnd without a
bredk, has Just been completed In
Australia, that land ot long distances.
The line rune with n olreumbendlbus.
from lloektiampton, In Queensland, to
llroome, In Western Australia, and
groescs about two-thirds of the entire
rontlnont. Tho total length Is some
thing ovvr 0,000 mile.
l'r for HitltultnM,
Pour of New York's theaters now
charge fS for orchestra seats, and three
ot them advanced their prices from
$1.60 at a tlmo when the general bust
pess ot the country necessitated reduc
tion In wages. One manager sys there
ire any amount of people who seem anx
ious to pay the steep pifye limply be
cause they Imagine tkit It guarantee
One of ladla's JIM'H til loot.
The native belief? that eltpbaai
have a religion aud ferfo, of worship.
QUE Eft 8FTZCIE3 OF pniOHT,
Why Hani rVnptt ttmt ma ImpnUt
frlwn HlKtr RttmMton.
Dr. IWwarir fanning-, the American
physician who1 prnctlonl bis profca-
aion iir runs for ten- or eloven yeara,
saya he has seen more case of "eleva
tion: fright" In thiArranch capital thnn
B haa In any otlnr olty h has over
been In. ft
"til not know." said he. "that It I
any ptfoillarlty of thu French char
aotoir,.rnt I have frequently been celled
In naie whSro death fin resulted In a
leap fBtn a tail building or towers
not tunc r coil d do anw s-ood. but s ra-
ply lo mi whether I ctnild detcrmtno
from prevleua family history whether
tho vletlta waa Insane or not. About
two year ago I was vlaltcir by a aallor.
an Alsatian, who to d m.r 1 e exnerf'
cneod tho-peoullar consatlon of terror
wnon at an deration, and that ho wan
unnblo lo tako a berth on any vessel
whero his duties would reuulro him ts
go aiou rurtber than twelvo or flfteoa
icoi from tho deok. Ho consented o
go with mo to a tall building and go on
mo roof so I could observo hi' condl
Hon when ho looked over tho edgo Into
space I took two assistants with- me
na a precaution. Ono of thcro.' brought
a rope at tho aallor' rcnucst. Ho aald
ho would not daro venture to the. edco
of tho roof unless ho had ono ond of tllo
rope around bis wnlst nnd toll that, tllo
other end was aeouroly held. I Receded
to tnnt nnd told him to na an cioao tti
uio cugo aa ho pleased.
"Wo waro very high- nn 12C fcot I
ahould aay. The sallorwalkl cnti-
tlously toward tho eaves, and I walked
ulongsldo of him. Ho looked over and
Jumped back, and then walked forward
again. I observed that tho minll.of hi
oyo nad becomo dllatod, ond Ima few
minuteg tho porsplratlon ran down his
fnco In streams. His nulso bounded.
and hie muscles twitched. Ho stood
quietly without tugging nt tho rope.
but told mo If ho did not know that
he wna being held ho cortalnly could
not roalst tho desire to leap Into-spnco.
no got down on his hands and I knees
and tried to becomo ncoustnmed to
looking over the roof edge, but said
he could not. Ho wanted to. draw
himself forward nnd plungo over head
urat. i finally took him downstairs,
when he rrcovorcd his equanimity. Ho
came to sea mo n year "afterward, and
said ho had tried Ilia beat to euro him-
self of what ho considered n weakness,
nut waa unnblo to do ho. Tho mnn wan
pcrfoctly tane, and nnnarontly cool and
collected when on terra flrma, but nt
seventy-flvo or 100 feet ho beenmo nn
nbject coward. About throo month
ago I wna not surprised when I received
a letter from ono of my colleagues tell
ing me that tho sailor had cust himself
from a balloon In which ho ascended
with nu aeronaut iieariDluppe, nn.d had
uecu uasueu lo piccoa,"
Tin lut.r in in. ttrt,
Tho Portland Orcgonlnn tins awarded
n !1M prize for tho Imr t definition of a
haby. The Heppnor lady who won tho
prize, sent In this nnawor: "A tiny
feather from tho wlnK of love, droppod
Into the sacred lap of mothorhood."
Iho following uro some of tho best
The bachelor's horror, the mother'
reasure. and tho doipotlc tyrant of the
most republican household.
The morning caller, noonday crawler.
The only preclou poMoeslou thnt
never excite onvy.
The Inioat edition of humanity--of
which every couple think thoy poaeem
un iinest copy.
A native of all ooiuitrlos, who sneak
the laugungd ot none.
About twenty-two Inches of cod nnd
wiggle, wrltho nnd ecroam, filled, with
suction and testing nppr.ratua for milk,
and automatic alarm to rogulato aupply.
thing wo aro expected to klsa and
look as It wo onjoyed it.
A Ji'.tlo stranger, with n froo pasa to
the heart's best affections,
That which makes homo hnppler, love
stronger.patlenco grenter, huudn busier,
night longer, day ahortor, purses
tighter, clothes shabbier, the past for
gotten, tho future brightor.
A llnnt's Ine fait,
John Mortlno, ot Itollanoc, Dst. lost a
homo and oarrlngo about threo weeks
ago nnd Riipposml thn aamo to hav been
stolen. Ho ndvertlaed ond made dili
gent Inquiry, nil to no piirpoA. while
lu the wood noar his homo he discov
ered the animal atnndlng with the car
riage Jammed between two trcra. The
home was n mere skeleton from It
seventeen dayx fast, and had nearly
eaten oft a hirge gum trto, whloh wna
he only thing edible within reach. Tha
animal was taken homo and oared for
and Is rapidly recovering, despite Ita
terrible experience. Mr. Martlno thinks
the horse strayed awy with the car
riage attached and became a prisoner
by the entanglement of the vehicle be
tween the tree.
Illark Pun la Main.
Pour blaek foxes from Alaska were
turned loose oa Heron Island, In llooth-
bay harbor, Mo a tow day ago lu on
attempt to propagate these animals
there for their valuable fur. Tho spe
cie la rare and the fur commands n
high price. The four are all that
reached their dostluatlon of a band ot
fifteen that wero 'hipped from Alaska
in uepicmuer. ir.n neu on mo voyago
dowu to Ban Francisco, at one other
died beforo Chicago was rcaohod. The
four that survived wore In good condl
tlon when turned looso on Heron 1st
and. If the attempt to breed these an
liuals I successful nt that place other
Maine Islands will he stocked with the
The mother of the late King Mcnelek,
of Abyssinia, fifty-five yeais ago was a
beggar at the palace gates, but her
wenderous beauty won the heart or
lluelon. who took her tor hi wife.
MNABMJ T. irONTSMAN ANt
HIS OOtONVAT PASCAAIC
Hon Onl of Tow' .by Ilia laotinant
t)lllfn I(I to' II m fltod Man
KtftrthaUtf liar Uaay Kdorattd
BfP - ALMKJHD
Messiah and hi
disciples, men of
Ideas and evident
tho colli e( a farm,
living; live of pov
erty, celibacy and
asuetlolsnf la a llt
tlo- New Jerady
farrar house, claim
ing personal revcIatloniftonPCnnf of the
true social brotherhood that' ehaU re
deem tho world. All this cxlutllufrsidcr
the Jersey blue laws Iitf'.r 111110 com
inanity known n "Tho Uorfl'a Furor,,"
near the New Jersey bnmltt of PitwiMlc.
HI dlsolpk-H, who are railed "Tha
Ivda People," aro loading a- life e
Dovcrty, Bocrlflce, work nnd (worship' Ite
keeping with the teachings of thcNnxn
ifine and tho Apostles of' primitive'
Christianity. They are strict vego
tar lace, partaking ot no kinds offae-at:
BINASOPC T. HVNTSMAN.
Not alnno Ilrotrk Farm ha there been
it mom extraordinary expcrlmunt In
"plain living nnd high thinking."
Tho Xord'a Farm la but a fow miles
from. Undercllff, at whoso amnrt llttlo
Inn tllo Tuxi'ilw coaching parties atop
theln tnlly-ho The Vnnderbllta, tho
Ilclmonts, tho Aetora and tholr fashion
nblti train rido within bugle-hull of this
farm house on the hlllalde. From tho
road that wind Its brown length from
Undercllff to I'ascnnk you can seo tho
gables of Joo JflfTerron'a old homestead,
nnd tho old atonu church whero gallant
AnroinUiirr waltud to hco pretty Theo-
doclin Provost homo after meeting In
their courting days, and whire he
flnnliy wedded- her.
Tho dlstriat la-composed of farm and
farmorn, with the usual Interosta of a
farming district, and the social life la
supplied by tho village church with nn
occasional mht-wlnter revival to vary
thevmonotony. At ono of thesn rovlvals,
it. is tour oy tno farmers, tho present
londor of "The Lord's Peoplo" mado his
II rat npiienrancc In the neighborhood
'isMnnfcon T. flnutsmnp. n lay oxhortor.
no preneneii uw goapoi Willi n loeni
KvangnllHl fur tho flint yonr iinovent-
' He thou began to "sen visions." Thoso
"vIhIoiis" greatly disturbed tho young
man of tho dlatrlct, na thoy ohlelly re
Inted to. Hie personal Imporfoctlons nnd
vice, large and small, of those of them
who had ostensibly "rotmunned tho
devil and hhv works." Bo correct woro
the proauhor's "visions" that a reform
movement resembling tho Parkhurat
criiHtido was soon under way. Much
opposition was aroused against tho re
former who worked against tho pipe
nnd demijohn with unceasing valor, nnd.
declared also against tho purple and'
fine llnca and tminll besetting vanltleai
ot the women.
The mlBchlovotis portion of the neigh
borhood broke up his meetings by dous
ing him with cold water, and finally ho
was mobbed, his long hair nnd bcar.iL
were shaved from one sldo ot his head'
and he was roughly hustled aboard n
train tor Jersey City and threatened
with worso treatment If ho returtiod! to.
preach tils unwelcome doctrine,
He returned, however, nnd wns wel
comed to tho homo ot young Hnrrett
Storms, who had become converted to
his creod, and within a few year other
convert wero added to the Inmates of
the (arm. and the Storms homestead be
camo the shelter ot the "Lord's people,"
persecuted on every side. Isolated from
their former friend and social connec
tions and viewed as moral lepers by the
All sorts ot Incendiary rumors were
egjfegfa that, they wrre "tree lover"
M$Ed "homeless orgies whloh they
ftwigjueJ as "angel dances"; that they
ueerp.nd ruined young women under
I" religious projelrtlng; that they
tlcia and other form ofwltdicrnft.
Aftyfc rflfinty made ((self Ihtonvigl!
ance'cewtwttico lo Jntmlro Into tho lh
coming and outgoings ot thW'Lord'i
Rpeople;"" natl ono fJunday mohilng f
neigrutor niscovorcil fotin 07
'he "AftAtf people" husking ooitf arff)
or! out warrant for tholr arrt a'
Balibath-lfreakar. That this so-callcj
Christ irtitl hi feilowor really hui.e
corwwhUutArayUBiI refused to pay lh1.
fine, accepting- their three dsya Im.
prlstrtmiorn withtrht a, murmur of rot
alstarfter as iwrsecntlon for conscience
rnke, aVclarlfMr thar the law of doi
were itronrhofo In their eye than tlu'
law ct- New Jferaer, seem to be th
only (Wislblo; danfaglng evidence
against k 'tnortfllly of the "Lord's peo.
Pie" that tho good' folic ot tho district
wero obKrto discover.
tin. i r.
rci vrwem m Bllr Im
Out In Calfternla blmu?rjr have fceen
Introdiieod Into" th schoolroom. Mr.
C. I Proctors pclall armrnjt nt tha
atale unlveraltVof ll6rkeley.. hvnveil the
crltlolBms of Hj sthdwit at thnt co
educntlonnl InntltfrtlMi- lUtaly by ap
rearing Jn n coatnitro oltsoly nttcr th
pattern of trunk and knickorDockm.
Three wcok ago 'Mrs Proctor aulctly
entered a classroom weiring her bloom
er. Tho acrmnniprofwnrar stared lr
sstonlshment nt the untrxpeclml gnr
ments. Then ho reeollerUwt: tta ten a
professor and 4conllnud Hlh" work.
There wero but tow studlmtw present
and Mr. Proctor forthoUUnffcscapotf
qnlto unobserved by her Blatcir 60nl
On the following Friday If mthnir ami
MimjProctor'B abbreviated blbomor SMI
unucr 1110 observation' of' tliu-coeds
Word was passed quickly- nltutrr Inc
line that a woman student had: Intro
duced an Innovation Iff wearing- ap
parel. There was a wild' rush. up the
alnfcrs of North hall lo-gnlh a Maw 0
fhir daring student. Front uppetvatory
window tho heads of coods protruded.
TllHtr eye scanned every 1613 of Mrs
rroutor'a dress. It waa seen that Mr.
Proctor's bloomers worn' of f darli llln
serge, cut very narrow nt the-kkWj; A
uoa ot leather hold thorn to a lboe-
fitting waist of tho samo maturlal; Hog
rJUg hid from vlow nil biit'th topiof
the lauya black silk hoacr A- Itoavr
path of thlck-solod shoes shod her ft-ot.
A plhin. everyday sort of a Mick stm-w
hnt and gloves completed Mrs. Proe
tor'a ralny-dny toilet. Thoro waa notit
lug gaudy or oxponnlvo nbout tho tynr
tumir. It wbb Just an ordinary outthp
coatume such as women fashion for
thomsolves nt home. Dut Mrs. Proo
torfa bloomers havo raised 1 a tcrrihie
Mn8. C. L. PIlOETOIt
(As alio appeared.)!
irommotloii lu tho ranks ot the 4')t othei
nnlverslty, coeds, Many ot these hnvt
been In tho habit of nppoarlng In shorj
skirt ou rainy days. Ttmnks-and knee
hose aro worn In tho' privacy ot tha
roed'a gymnasium. Hut Mrs. Proctor"!
bloomers nro the flrac ta be seen in ml-tatlon-rooms
or upon- 'ho pat ha ot tin
university grounds Miss Henry ot '01
has been advocating tho adoption ol
bloomers by oood. 8b has argued
that the eoltego girls ought to set an
oxamplo In rational drees for tho work
ing girls. Mis Henry has tried to so.
euro fifty coed, who would ngrco to
wear bloomar. Her plan was to Intro
duce thorn In aiiob quantities that op
position woitU bo useless. Dut she has
had a hard time of 1L Thus far only
twen'.y have agreed to wear hloomen
and they agreed only on the basis thai
fifty In alt should agree to wear tin
An Apiary In Triton.
The Arizona territorial prison man
agement has embarked In u boe-keeplna,
experiment, In whloh the prisoner will
bo employed. An apiary, with twenty
five stands of bees, has been Installed,
and it It expected tho business will
prove profitable. A single hlvo at the
prison Is said it havo last year pro
duced 100 pounds of honey. It prob
ably Induces curious sensations and
many vain longing In the prisoner tt
ice the becs fly serenely aud at will ovei
the prison walls and yet return ot theli
own volition to their home within.
At Ualle, In Germany, hereafter any
student seen with fresh outs from a
duel on his face will bo banded over to
the pollee by the untterslty authorities. A.
Will somebody please tell why out
law-makers nro never arrested for
pasting worthless hills? - Uoiton