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I A STORY OF THE FRENCH RBVQLUTiQNl f
BROKE UP THE DANORi
V II ' il MJnH II
BY WILKIE, COLLIN5 k
A murmur of "Monster! monsterl"
began with tlio prlsonors on tho plut-
fnrtn. anil nprrad Instantly to tho nil
itlcnee, who oehocd nnil echoed It ngnln
tht lereeat woman-republican on tlio
benches Joined canto nt Init with the
naughtiest woman-aristocrat on the
platform. Kven In Ihnt sphere of dlr
rat discords, In thnt ago of shnrpost oic
tnltlM, the ono touch of nnturo pro-
nerved It oW eternal vlr'tie, nnil roused
the iiiHtlier-ltmtlnct whleh mnkoa the
whole world kin!
Of the few perming In the court who
nt one foresaw the offeet of Danville's
nnswer on tho proceedings of tho tri
bunal. Umiaqiie waa aim. Ills willow
, feee whitened nn he looked toward the
'They nro lost." ho murmured to him
self, moving oiit of the group In which
ho hurt hlthorto stood. "Lost! Tho lie
which hns saved thnt villain's hond
leaves them without tho shndow of n
hope. No nood to stop for tho sou tone
Danville a Infamous presence of mind
baa given thorn up to tho gulllotlno!"
Pronouncing thoso words, ho wont out
hurriedly hy tho door near tho plat
form, which lod to tho prisoners' wall
Rose's had sank again on hor broth
rr's shoulder. 8ho shuddered, nnd
lonnod back fnlntly on tho nrm which
ho oxtended to support her. Ono of tho
femnle prisoners tried to holp Tru
dalno In speaking ooniHillngl)' to hor:
hut the consummation of her huslmnd's
perfidy seemed to have paralyzed her
nt heart. 8ho murmured once In her
Ill-other's ear. "Louis! I nm resigned to
dlo nothing tint death Is left for me
nfter the dogrndntlon of having lovod
thnt man." She sold thoso words nnd
closed her oyea wearily, and spoko no
"One othor qiiostlon nnd you mny re
tire," resumed tho president, nddrcss
Ing Dnnvlllo. "Woro you cogulznnt of
your wlfo's connection with hor broth
Dnnvlllo rofloctod for n moment, re
membered thnt thoro wero witnesses In
court who could spent; to his Inngungo
nnd hohnvlor on tho ovonlng of his
wlfo'a nrrcst. nnd resolved this llmo to
-tell tho truth.
"I wns not nwnro of It," he nnswerod.
"Testimony In my fnvor enn bo called
which will provo thnt when my wlfo's
rompllelty wnn discovered I was nbsont
Heartlessly self-possessed ns ho was,
the ptlbllo reception of his last tcdIv
una sunken his nerves. Ho now spoko
In low tones, turning his bnck on tho
spectators, nnd nnnln fixing his eyes on
the green balzo of tho tnblo nt which
"I'rlwnorsl have yon nny objection to
make, any evidence to call, Invalidat
ing tho rtatomtnt by which Citizen
Dnnvlllo has cloarcd himself of suspt
clonT" Inquired tho prosldont.
- "Ho has cleared himself by tho most
oxecrablo of nil falsehoods," nntwerad
Trudnlne. "If his mother could bo
trnecd nnd brought here, hor testimony
would provo It."
"Can you produce nny oilier ovldoneo
In support of your allegation?" naked
are at liberty to retire Your state
ment will bo laid beforo tho authority
to whom you nro ofllolnlly responsible
Eltlur you merit a civic crown for inoro
than Jloman virtue, or " Having
got thus far, tho prosldont ttoppod
abruptly, oa if unwilling to commit
himself too soon to nn opinion, nnd
merely roponted "You mny rotlro."
Danvlllo loft tho oourt Immudlntoly,
going out ngnln by tho public door. Ho
was followed by murmurs from tho
women's bcnohM, which soon coasod,
however, when tho president was ob
served o c!oo bis nolo look, nnd turn
around toward bis colleagues. "Tho
sentence!" wns tho general whisper
nor. "mush, nusli tho sentencot"
Attar n consultation of n tow inlnutos
with tho parsons behind him, tho nro I
rtsut lose, and spoko tho momentous
"LoiiIm Trtidnlne and Rose Danville,
too revolutionary tribunal, hnvlng
Heard the cliarge against you. and hav
lag weighed tho value of what you have
said In answer to It, decides that you
are uotit guilty, and condemns you to
the penalty of death."
Having delivered the sentence In
tboso terms, he st down again, and
placed h mark against tbo two first eon-
detuned names on the list of prisoners.
Immediately afterward tho soxt ease
was called on, and the curiosity of tho
auuieneo was stimulated by a new trial,
connected wnn enem sir In a. er
numblo way? Vou seom astonished,
j.h rao put mo question at onto, tn.i soiiurs vn -noon
uicro nny uquiu, or powder, or com- ltd rR,i nt u
blnotlon of mora than ono ingredient The old soldier with tho bones'. Hue
unown, wnicn win rcmovo writing from eyes and the steel bowod spoetnete
paper, and lento no stain behind?" rosing on the tin of his noe drift!
uenninm nut is that all tho nues- into tne "llroknn aiitnii" nn nii,.
tlonT Is there no greater difficulty?" Inat night and Insinuated himself Into
ono. writo tho prescript on.wbat- the converoatlon nf the snoria nn.i alt
orcr ii may oe. on that leaf," said tho nignters. gays the Washington Post.
y. any of you fellers evor hare a
ooon rer n pet?" was the wny he at
troeini attention to hlwaelf,
ut out!" three or four of ih-m
criwi. "What nroV-ou bIvIiik na?'
"That's stralghty continued the old
tnnn ami his mild blue eye twinkled
merrily. "I mean n 'eeun n racm.
humpbacked cooler other, giving him tho nocket book.
nnce. lending In Trudnlne nnd Rose. "Writo It down, with plnln directions
"vou win havo to wait hero." satri ror ,uo" Trudnlno obeyed. "This is
mo little man. "till tho rest of thnm tho "rst step." continued Lomanuo. nut
have been tried nnd sentnnra,i. nn.i ting tha book In his nocket. "toward tho
men you will all go to prison in a lump. compiisnmenl of my purpose my un
nn. eiiizonr- no oontlnued. obsorrlng oor,,un purposo, remember! Now
Lomnquo at the othor end of the hnti listen: I nm going to nut mr own head
and bustling up to him. "Horo still, ln n'VOT for tho chnnco of saving yours Why, gentleman, a 'coon mnkta one of
ohT If you were going to otop much nn'' yur ltr'a hy tampering with tho the finest pets In tho world. Of eours
longer, I should ask n fnvor of you." dewthUst. Don't Interrupt me! If 1 temper la a trifle uncertain nnd Its
"I nm In no hurry." said Lomnque, onn MV0 ono. I enn savo tho other. Not teotn are sharp. Sly 'oean usd to tuakn
wnn n gianeo at tlio two prisoners. a wrti nuoui grniituaei wnlt till you nmia on my neigiibor'a clilcheu eoapa,
- iioour- onto tho hunehhiiek. iirnw. Know mo extent or your obi eat on. I i ior an mat wns n mmI net.
Ing his hnnd across his mouth, "f nm toll you plainly, nt tho outset, there Is " " " Playful aa a kitten a&d as
linrehml with thlrat. and dying to moist- ft motive of dospalr. ns well na a motive nilachlaroiia as n monkey. I used to
on my throat nt tho wine shop ovor the of P'ty, nt tho bottom of tho notion I'"1 tovt marbles In n Iwatn of water
wny. Just mind that mnn nnd woman ,n wh'"" I nm now nbout to engage. the Voon would amu hlriisl( by
while I'm gdno. will vnuT Ifa th mor. SHoneel I Insist on It. Our time Is the hour. And Ilk sweeu-well, vou
eat form-djiero'a n guard outside, tho hort: It Is for mo to speak nnd for you J"t ought to hovt seen him. Thought
vMiiuuwn nro unrrcii, tno tribunal Is l" " o presiucni oi tno triuuuni " """ w ennuy ns a gin anu na tor
wunin nnil. no you mind o i t in tins nut tho death-mark nirnlnii. vnnr
names on tho prison list of to-day. That
list, when tho trials arc over, and It If
marked to tho end. will bo cnllod In
this room beforo you aro taken to St.
Lnzare. It will then bo sent to Robes
plsrre, who will koep It, hnvlng a copy
mado of 11 tho moment It Is delivered,
tor clroulntlon nmong his colleagues
at. Just, and tho rest. It Is mr busl
"On tho contrary, I am glad of tbo
"That's n good fellow nnd, romem
ber, If I am asked for. you must say I
wao ouugca to quit the court for a few
minutea, nnd left you In ohnriro."
With these words, tho huraubnek Jail
or rnn oir to tho wlno shop.
Ho had asnrcoly dlsnnncnrod before noss to mnko a dunllcuto of thin rn lu
ll milium crosRtHi tno roam, nna caught in tno nrst instance. Tho duplicate will
Lomnquo by tho arm.
onvq nor," no wniapercu, "tnero is
an opportunity snvo horl" His fnco
woa flushod his eves wandered his
broatn on tho ehlef-ngenfa cheek while
no spoito re t scoroh ne v hot. "Savo
horl" he ropeatod. shaking Lomnquo by
tno arm, and dragging him toward tho
door. "Remember all you owo to niv
father remember our talk on thnt
bonoh by tho river remember what
you snld to mo yoursolf on tho nlnht
of tho arrest don't wait to think savo
hor, nnd loavo mo without n wordl If
I dlo nlono I can dlo as n man should
If she goes to tho soaffold by my sldo
my hoart will full mo I shall dlo .ho
doath of a coward! I havo lived for hor
life Jot mo dlo for it. and I dlo honnyl"
j 10 tried to say moro, but tho violence
or his ngltatlan forbado It. Ho could
only shnko tbo arm ho held ngnln nnd
bo compnred with the original, nnd pos
slbly with tho copy, too. either by Ro
uospiorre himself, or by somo ono In
whom ho enn placo Implicit trust, nnd
will then bo sont to Bt. Laznro without
passing through my hnnds again. It
will bo road In public tho moment it Is
roeelved, nt tho grating of tho prison.
and will afterward bo kept by tho gaol
or.who will refor to It no ho goes around
in tlio evening with n pleco of cnolk.
to mark the cell doors of tho prlsonors
destined for tho gulllotlno to-morrow.
That duty happens, to-day, to fall to tho
nunchbaok whom you saw speaking to
mo. Ho Is n confirmed drinker, and I
mean to tompt him with such wlno na ho
rnroly tnstcs. If after tho reading of
tno list in public, and beforo tbo mark
ing of tha cell doors I can get him to
sit down to the bottle, I will answer for
milking him drunk, for getting tho list
honey well, that raccoon
miles to raid n bee hire.
"I wnn living out In Missouri In thus
days nnd ono night tho folks nt our
hutiso gnve a shucking boe In tho Urn
nnd nfter tlio corn shuoking was tin
Ishnd tlipy had a dance u regular
country nffnlr. 'Ualnneo to tlio right:
pnrtuorH nil; htnlto In the eage and all
hnnds nroiind,' yon know, fellers; you've
nn noon there,
Tho old soldier wna nnltlne time now
nnd ns he gnvo out tho dance calls in
rcgulnr country stylo tho hove were at
a loss to know Just whnt turn his itory
Ml the boys and girls of tho !
atrlek were thore girls In loose necked
drosses and boye In lllnnltv-llsii trous
era, wldo at the bottoms and baggy at
"Well, my 'coon had ben out a-hiint
in n beo hive nnd ho found nun.
'JPM3 JOKERS' COMM.
t,i. .... ...
. iciu.. oi n I'oimrni iini Taking
l'w UIimikm B( I'oMlbl Oily unit
Country Jr (In. on (ha King 9d
lit from Our I'rlrmU,
s,- iiavk mortguge
on all tho laws.
Ami, ror my own
thorn with flaws;
I hare a bowie-knife
koon nnd bright,
to onrve my eue-
rain, wrong or
I have n pull with
the dully proas.
Though It's somewhat elastic nt limes,
I confoesi ,
I have n pledge na light na n bubble,
innt, bursting, will never get tne in
havo a bueket of oily Ilea
About appointments my votera so prize
And I got tbo profit of publle los
What do I enre If I'm sailed a boM?
tho beo wore to home and they Just
lit Into Mr. 'Coon. Ho romemberod.
men, mat ho had business nt home and
back ho como u our house, Just n llyln
and nbout n bushot of tho busy been
a follow!n' him. Ho como right Into
tno nam, where tho dnneo wns n coin
on. lie Jumped around, squallln' Alth
pain and alieddln' about fifty bem n
"Well, that wna when tho fun com
V from Our I'rlnmlt
"A very sod affair." remnrkod ono of
tno mourners on tho wny home from tho
"oa," replied tho mnn nt his side.
iionin is niwnya sad.
"Of course, but It wns particularly so
in mis ease, l'orhnps you didn't know
the doceasod na well as I do. 8ho wns
ono of the bent women that ovor lived,
hut nil hor llfo she wna tho victim of n
ton iion't soy so," oommontod tho
, "Yoa," wont on tho melanoholy
niournor.stroklng his beanlrclloetlvaly.
"8ho had an Idoa thnt she wns going to
do muruerod by n burglar who had hid
IllmSOlf lllldnr linr liml Him nltnw.l th
. ....... u..V .. w .1 m .,V
All impression to grow upon her, and In
courso of time she beeamo a monoma
niac on the subject. All the doom nnd
windows of hor houso wer ilnnhlv
looked nnd barred, and ovory night for
xniriy years tho last thing she did wus
to look under tho bod."
"Hut didn't hor frlonds try to do any
thing to it her out of hor morbid con
dition? inquired tho man, growing Interested.
everything thoy could think of.1
ngnln, nnd point to tho bonch on which out of his pockot, nnd for wiping your m,!"cwl- Tn bees mndo for the boys -answered tho mourner. "Why. tho Inst
iiuhu sni nor noau sunu on nor bosom, nnmcs out ot It with tho prescription K,r,": W0Ul "ow mo gins- necks """k ioy uiu wns to nuy Horn folding
her hands crossed Ifctlessly on hor lop, you havo Just written for mo. I shnll nml ln" ,,0'8' trousers. Thoy got on ,ucl "Icep In."
inni suroiy cured her of her Insnno
under tho bed."
"Thcro nro two nrmod sentinels out. wrlto nil tho names, ono under nnnthar. tho bald heads of tho old folks nnd
sldo tho windows nro barrod you nro Just Irrogutarly enough In my duplicate B0,'mci1 ,0 think tho hands nf the lid- 'tenr nut a man
witnout weapons and ovon if you had to prevent tho Interval left by tho eras- '"crs wro cnoico things to mnko Into mink so." returned tho
them, thoro is n gunrd-houao within hnl
on ono sldo of you nnd tho tribunal on
tho other. Kscapo from this room is
Imposslblo," answered Lomanuo,
"impossible!" ropcaUd tho othor. fu
riously. "You traitor! you coward! con
you look nt her sitting thoro helpless
her vory nro cubing nwny nlrendy with
ovory mltfiito thnt passes, nnd tell mo
coolly thnt escnpo Is Impossible?"
In tho frenzy of his grief and despair,
ho lifted his disengaged hond threat
eningly while he apoko. Lomnquo
caught him hy the wrist, nnd drew him
toward a window opon nt tho ton.
"You are not In your right eensos,"
uro from lining cnslly obsorvod. It I
siiccocd In this, your door will not bo
marked, nnd your nnmos will not bo
onllod to-morrow morning whon tho
tumbrils como for tho gulllotlno. In
tho present confusion of prlsonors pour
ing In ovory day for trial, and prisoners
pouring out every day for execution.
you win have tho best possible ohanco
of security against awkward Inquiries,
ii you piay your cnrdB properly for n
good fortnight or ton days nt lenst. In
"NVoll! well!" crlod 'I rudnlno. onKerlr.
i.oninrjue looiiou townrd tho trlbunnl
honey. Tho folks tried to irot out of mournor, "but thnt's Jnnt whrrn rnn
tho door nnd llioy Jammed It up. tio I mnkbn mlstnke. Shohndn't been sleep,
men aworo nnd tho women oroamd ,,nK !' that folding-bed n week beforo
ranlU of Author.
lWltorlal from tho Dally Nit: Our
quarrel with Marlon Crawford, If
over do quarrel with thnt author, will
bo based upen his provoking unwiii
IngneM to write and publish an ocra
slonnl book. Hnvlng given us In the p.!
a tnsto of his quality, wo deem It unfair
for Mr. Crawford to withhold from tin
roadlng public the fruits of a Renin
thnt ho clearly posAcssos. What Mr
Crawford ought to do wo speak as a
friend to American letters Is to wrltr
an ocenslonnl novel. Wn admit that h
hns ilono this, but the oeenslnna hat
been so remote as to creoto an Impres
sion thnt our author Is lazy. With tin
creative ability that Mr. Crawford pn
somas, with good health and n iPlmin
that wealth nffords, why should he in.
give to us moro bonks? Wo brush .!.
as unworthy of notice an liitlmailoti
thnt nlreody ho Is putting forth tw.
velumea n year. What tho American
publle damnnds Is tint lees than n Imok
a month. What Is Mr. Crawfonl doiiu
Hint he should piny soeund In this r
spset to Cnpt. Chnrlsa King, or th.f
groat omotlonal writer. Iiura Jnm
Nn Ulinnra nf II.
Mrs. tltrtitit Daly I have had to dl
eJiorgo a gront many girls on account
of tholr eooklug.
Kntlo Kollldsoop-Youll never hav.
to dlHlinrgo mo on thnt uceount, mum.
Mrs, Hiram Hnly l njn glad to h-r
ICnllo Kohlileaon-No. mni. I can't
wlthpalnnnd all tho time tho ooon Kept
running nrouuu siietldlng lieos. Well.
it oniioii tho dance nnd killed tho 'coon
I guess, fellers, that wna n leatle bit tho
llvolloat shucking beo thnt there over
wns in Missoury."
THE CAUSE OF AIR-HOLES.
iacnyin? Anliiml nr VoecUIiIm Jlallor
nil lit (Intra.
Silas Jones Is an ancient waterman
living on tho left bank of the Hudion, n
little north of the city lino, who makes
a precarious livelihood from nnd on the
river, nnd who possesses murh lore
mo tuiug collapsed ono nluht nnd
(lnnr. nnil Inwftrthl lifu vnlnn n n
said tho chlef-ngont. firmly; "nnxloty whisper before he oontlnuod: "Jn thnt
uuu nppriiionsion on your sisters no- t mo Itobnan rrn nun inn,i ,n
couni nnvo siinxon your mind. Try to into tho sack! Krnneo Is bodnninir tn anin.i fmm i,.n,
',ufMlf1nnd lsln .l0 m 1 len under tho Rolgn of Terror, tho Now York Herald. '
ruuilIH IIIlIJUriHIU IU Wiy KrOIlCIIIIlBIl Of Ihn Klnilnrntn fnllnn , , on . .
(Truda.no looked nt him Incredulously., who havo ll hidden To n no., ted7o7nV,,,;Z
Important," continued Lomaque, "a, lars and lofis ,"Vo ginU g " o ' e totoiito7Z&
toXSfJSSI"9" ,nUrMt at U"8 Ut fln,, tmh6tal hy lwo'1 ll,rcM ,w thlugs. When a child was taug t "Bnl .T""0'
t8r 0," ,1':l togother, under cover of tho night. Ro- that they wore holes left by rrovldi MM?.
t.'Ulint In I'rriailtnrr.
As tbo tlrod miirdoror took bis wnv
ovor tho hot plains of Hsdrniilaii. sitd.
denly the constnblo of Nod stood boforo
Come, fellow." ho crlinl. ruilal
lais warrant is ror you."
cam drew himself tin luumhtiiv.
"Sir," he replied, in n merer tono,
no a limn more reeneetful in j
Tbo conktablo gave vent to a mosklup
"Innsmuoh as to why?" ho wnntful in
Know, wim n leer.
Cain pulled his mantle about him
That last appoal had an Instnntane- besplerre hns not ventured for weeks
ho repllotl. with it nroud
ou nro ndroftslm: n momliHr
oi ono oi tho nrst fnmlllo,"
Hfll 11NII rnlllll ctn, ft I. 4rt....H-.i t
I 1 " ..... B..V...H.U .1 . a. .1 I . .. ..
L 17 . M . . ,B.MM ,,H" 10 ,aoe 1,10 Convention commit- was told tho hooka said they woro mado . i V, , ,. V . eo"K,allH "oulil gasp
nn,? nJ I ll,!,ld0nn,, " m""lon ol,an too. Ho only sponkB among his friends by springs that woro In tho bottom a( i?1'0. l'l'onM.I In a cloud
P .nL l rM'XVr0n- . tbo Jacobins. There nro rumors ot the lake n'nd rivers. Now spr i g. Urn f "and owr ,ho wIko ot ,he ,,0Mrl-
n, 1,1 IT".' hnM;Mfi terrible discovery mado by Carnot, of havo a flow of water warmer than that
wnlt . i i I noJ, "B"'""1, tho dospornte rosolutlon takon by Tal- of the rivers may havo something to do V,,M" Ah.u
wnll, nnd pi oseed his burnlnn forehead n.n mm. ,nini,i 1 .i.. .., i 1 ........''?. ; 1 ,
on tho chill, damp stano. He did not
rniso nis head ngaln till ho had mas
eeo tlmt tbo lost days ot Torror aro at
hand. If Robesplerro Is beaten In tha
cause. It Is moro often air nnd rhs fro
cans, u la moro often nlr nnd gna from
..,,,1 i,i,i 11 , , . . I "uuvni'ii'nu in uunicu in ins ""' it inu v uiian mr nun gna from
Si Tni'n , 1 BOy 1.uloll'' ni'Pronchlng ntrugglo, you nro saved- !ecnylng animal and vegetable matter
S.T. . 1. ST yo!1' n,ld 'V"1- fr now "' ust bfc n Reign of M" tho bottnm of tho rivers. Mattr
HI5 waiting room
of the revolutionary
tribunal was a grim,
baro placo, with a
dirty stone floor,
nnd benobes run
ning round tho
walls. Tho windows
wero high and
barred, and at tha
outer door, leading
into tho street, two
sentinels kept wateh. On entering this
t'omfortlcaa retreat from the oourt, Le
waque found It perfectly empty. Sell
rtude was Just then welcome to him.
He remained in the waiting ntm.waix
lug slowly from end to end over the
filthy pavement, talking eagerly and
Incessantly to himself,
fier a while, tho door communicat
ing with, the tribunal opened, and tho
low In Ohio forbidding woman to ucnr
nais in mentors
miiiio (sornfiilly)-Tho brutoil 1
e . 1 I lltlllMtfA Ili.taaMI S a
clftnttv In mv Ane)nH 1 iuua yo JvuiKU ui I ui uiu rivum. Ainuir wiw 11 mint, un iu ihko on OHr
IT I VAtiAaui ln. - I -4 t 1 t w e-evev, tw WM'JUll p. IlUt U Ultl 111 I iMfcilM ftlivn dill IJlUUfl OI WHnil I " Vllltl VII IIUAU
"Whl,, i uiV VC. 1 J ; . orr tno 08,0 01 5rouf dcnth and your sis- "r anu gases and these floating to the i.eavitt-Oh. no: the clergy would
this Vnnm'tfi: " ,, i , u w"18,0" flr, nna nave laid my own neok uni.er "": win ioiigo in any depretwinit never niiow thnL If they did the wow-
e.wMMuuw WK.UII 111 U WI1IB I IRA OVA Tn ABA ft CM vmiIm mIhimha aft.lia 1 I IlseV flMil TA iUm IUi.1m .1.1.. I . I ATI Unill1 nil sllatsll fltteisfc el.. aa.M..
nnr ,,MAfvA venei mm 1 k 1 e j I Mwtiv sw win vii MiiivB 1 ii 1 9 i HMn milt ii iv I "'""I1 vnii inD RvrTjire,
..... ..v ..... u tuvugui 111 my rainu is nil 1 can do." mere tney begin tho work of meltim? "ko me men.
wuil'U goes meter nnd rnstor na 11 nm.
tto bb oo.imonu.i coeds, aa mora ami tnnr ita Miiii. i
have seen a tlttlw imhiitu linu,ii, ..1...
ri.. V.I.I.,.., .I..I. . I . - ---n.u vmi
" " I ICC that 111 R fw ilava wnrba.1 ! ,1....
that could bo turned to good noeount,
citner ior your sister or for you. I
was fit for nothing but to deplore the
failure ot the oonfeaalon whleh 1 on me
to at. Lazare to suggest to you aa your
ueet pian or iieiense. Hlnco thon. nn
Taking a I'ow Ulmnin at l'oll.l..
A romarkablo Illustration ot a dos'a throuah mill tlnkltv fnrmAil a Um. i.
Intelllcenco lins occurred In Riitinn. a I hoi thnf lis M au.....
l ,1 . . , ... " I " hw vmiih 11 nee 1 is 1 miu m Km
.-v.. "Mnn miv. n 1111,11 inuT uh iiajua 1 iiiiiiiimi inui inula nils il mm i nnr nnn 1 Mtnr nn rn mnniiiM 1 iiaa,. ... .
lal a. a . ' I . ' ' I f INVIItHO, 1 ftj Tff NnUWrl
iui an lilwt Mi UMDerate. m iinBortnln on her roinovnl to n Iinilnn hmnirnt ihn.i.ibA mmm.. . u..
involving a proposal so absolutely owlnir to III hoalili. ihn nnimnt t.n. i ian .) i-.i- ..1.. .
dependent as to Ita sueeeMful exeeu- oamo groatly distressed, running hither ter. t In the river beyond the end nf
linn, nn Ilia mmim , 1 . . I ., ... ... ...... .1 . oh,, ui
- uimiiBo, uuu ! re. nun uiiiuer in seareu 01 ills mistrese. to run waern waste ttiattar rarrlmi Ur 1,
fuse to eonflde it to you except on oho whom he wna greatly attached. A week
"Mention th eenilltlon! I submit to
"OU-e me year ward of honor that
you will not mention what I nm nbout
to say to your sister until I grant you
permission to speak. Promise me that
when you see her shrinking before tha
terrors of donth to-night, you will hnvo
self-restraint t-nough to abstain from
breathing a wonl of hope to her. 1 nil:
this, because there nro ten twenty
mr oiiHiisos to ono mat inern ia nn
"I havo tto oholse but to oromlsa."
his peskot-book and
"I will enter Into
i partloivtars as seen
as I have asked g
Strang question of
yeu." he said. "You
have been- a great
chemistry In your
tlmo-ls your mind
afterward tho dog disappeared and two
days later returned to IU homo footsoro
and weary. It eubeequsntly transpired
that the faithful terrier hod found his
wny to tho hospital where his mistress
lay. No pne guided him and he trav
eled the whole way alone. Ho waited
about, for hours trying to gain admla
Blon and finally, after many rebuffs,
Buseeeded In running Into the hospital
and finding the bod where the lady lay.
With great delight he bailed her, nnd
after satisfying himself that she was
safo, he trotted back to Sutton, about
fourteen miles distant. Kxehange.
A llanlal Thing In RplcUrt.
Thero Is a oplder in Now Zealand that '
usually throws colls of Its web about
the head of Its prey until the wretched
victim is first blinded and then choked.
In many unfrequented dark nooks ot
tho Junglo you may come across most
perfect skeletons ot small birds oaagbt
in these terrible snares..
On t'ufol Indian.
Raln-ln-the-Faeo, who was a leader In
ealm ,..,,.1. " , , ' v ubibi uiuaaavrv, ll ngw R DOIlOe-
H." 11 wth fl ""ynB ont I man at the Standing Hock Agency, and
this to answer a queition which Is j, iook0(1 uoon ft vtluabirmift.
flnda lodgment yau nearly always find
an air hole and It takes very cold
waliir te freer It. for the lee protects
the Biirrenndiua watar ami k,i . u.
- " . np
UfsjI Mhuii !) In 'annua.
Persona who were abroad at itu earlr
i . ..... . .. .
Hour . waurnioj monilllg WltltafleMMl a
beauilful lunar pbenomenon. The moan
Herself was the center of a lirtlltaaar
whita eroes, while nn either side at a
distance of about 10 degreee were what
might not inaccurately -i, Kreat
pilsmmlc iwrlunlene. or moon do.
iieyou'i tho radius of these and at on- tlrely hnnRlne ver new rravnn hnn,.n
paslte points of tlie lunar crow there onto tho outsldo of tho house.
were ralnbow-eolored creeeenls with Mr. O'Hoollhon-Mary Kllen. haa e
tiii-ii ! aiuaa iuani uie moon, i irui uiai wo aro navin a ehrlsteniu'
while all nlwit the sky was "hazwl" party this evenlna-. an iIom v n.it im
nun ntcr-auiiiing awamis ar lee par- " nnytmngas life-like as thnt hang-
Mrs. O'lloollhan- Now thn dlvll mun
me it yex hasn t lost your slncce cn
tlelea slilmmerlag In tha moon raya.
DanelNg Is evil. beeauM It taken the
mind from the duties Oed has earn-
mantled us to perform. Hren If It does
no harm to bowk, It should not be nrae-
tlced on account of the effeet It haa
ID' tlll parlor to Set the ffln bnnaba.l
Couldn't rout Hint.
Bt. I'eteropeuwl the ante wide, "fount
In," ho said.
The shade sbpok ita htsd.
"NO." it Mid. "l'VH lumbal
Uon the weak. tb unbalanced, anil I theatrical CoBinan'aa In mv lima t
those Of CXceSSlvcl.t emotional eharaa. I know from exnrrlanaa Ik. I If. '-n
ter Rey, J. L. Baiitb. I to be an acid
Rural Citizen Kf ye had been hor
or mlnlilo sooner. Jnko, yo'd send met-
comlcnlcst looking Jay yorover Itlid yor
two eyoa on.
Dl.l Iha a Cnnlil.
Then yo'ung Mr. Tad lev's wheel au.i.
denly went uninnnagenblo and In a llnsh
no wns Nklmmlng down tho Incllnn m
mirty milos nn hour.
"Hoiild on, thoro hould mil"
suronniod the fat pollcomnn.
Two senonifs lator young Mr. Tadlev.
with his lega thrust through tho wire
spokoa, raised his bond from the pnve
meiit nnd gronned henvlly.
"I nrrlHt yozl" cried the fat iwlln -man.
"lhy did n't yo athop, yt ahpal
peeu? Didn't I toll yez to hould on?"
"Well, I did," moaned young Mr.
Tadley. "till I went over. Tlu n how
Which would hnvoneemml ri-onblo
enough to aiiyboily hut a rat polioonint.
ll Wh OlifU win,
Wllllo nnd IiIr big sister LUzle tlldn t
gl nlong together very well. Willie
wns only seven and his alstor seven
teen, but ho rosented her "boealiig."
Onn day Willie's miimma had hiiiip
thing to toll him. n pleco of news from
tlio household Ot III Still Olilnr alalur
who had bren mnrrlod n your before.
Wllllo, wild mnmmn. "Ooil infi
llttlo baby at sister Mary's houso Us,
night. You'ro nn unolo now, my Iwy.
How do you llko that?"
"Well," imld Wllllo. nfter wriui.i,,,.
tho matter over euro full v n iniiini.
"I'll Just toll you this. If I am Unelo
Will, I.lzzlo alnt gtiln to boss mo no
Un. mi tha Klnx. '
I'bo King ot Jurll Jiick smllml as im
rend the iMeaaage and than (esaeil
thBHightfttlly nt tho atrnn of yellow
imper. it was n telegram from Urriii
UoUl. his Minister ot War. I! ,!
tlio snofHMgo ngnln:
"Wo hnve routed the eueuv wiihi.ni
tho loll of h single man."
I'wo ihuB later he found thai nn
thousand of bis troops hail been alum
When iiiettened, the Minister of War
explained that hU telegram was 'rue.
llvory aoliller IMLIib annv w mr.
rleil, nnd still thoh was a suriilua af
women that had been caiitnrwi m
ether tribes In previous lw tiles.
A Natural Infaralia.
lUllle Oeerge A paid his that . Ult
to Uie country n ehqrt tinio go. and as
wus natural was much Inter!! in
the farm nnd nil its belonging. Dan
my ms uncie took him to the barn to
see Borne ehlekeus that wero luat
hatched. The process of lueHbatlon WUB
something whleh had never before wase
uc r nis observation, and ho looked
wit. opttii-eyoil wonder at thn llnrrv
ehlcks while his unela trd to ex pin (h
tho hatehlng process All at onse bo
turned and rushed Into the house tn
his mother, exclaiming:
"Oh, mammal come out Id tho barn.
quick! Uncle John has set n lion1 Mil
hnlohed out ton little Henrys!"
Tliara Wat a llaataa,
Ho here," he complained, "yau're u
how woman, you know, and I atihurtSMt
Iha was different. How Is it you ntn't
drees as quickly as a man, when your
idothea are almost Identical?" Jloforu
she could reply her little brother, who
had overheard tho remark, said:
'Cause she wears four pairs of stock
logs under her legglU'V Trutt,