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Mavnjo Joe li out of took. Ordln-
inrllf Iili vngorlos nro not regarded in
Woltvllle. Us frequent oppooraneo
in Ita single street In n volunlnrr
lilbltlan of nice feats of horsemanship,
oupleI with nn exhibition of pUtol
. shooting. In which old tomato emu
7 and passe beer bottle perform as tar
' gets, linn hitherto oxclted no more
baleful imitlment In the Woltvllle
bosom than disgust.
But today It different. Camps,
llko InillvldiinlR, hnve mood. At this
time Wolfvlllo la experiencing 0 ware
of virtue. It niny havo been exalted
by the prosenco of pnlo party of
eastern tourlita, Juat now abiding at
the 0. K. hotel; gentlemen which tho
rather sanguine aoutlment of Wolfvlllo
credits with marinating an Investment
of treasure In h'er rooks nnd rllla. mil
whatever tho ronaon, Woltvllle virtue
li certnlnly nrotiaod, which makes It
n bad day for Navajo
4 The angry huh smites hotly In the
doaorted enuaoway of Wolfvlllo. Tho
public la within doora. The Hed Light
saloon la atrlvlng mightily. Navajo
.toe, rendering hlmaelf prisoner to
Jack Moore, roseuo or no roseuo, haa
by order of that aagncloua body been
convoyed by his captora before tho
vigilance commlttco and la nbout to bo
tried for hla life.
What wna Navajo Joe's Immediate
crlmoT Cortalnly not n graTo one.
Ton duya bofore It would have hardly
earned n comment. He linn killed a
Clilnamnn. Horn la the atory:
"Voro comoa that prairie dog Navajo
Joe, nil apraddlcd out," says Davo
"It look llko this camp ran novor
asaoome no alro," romarks Chorokoe
Hull In a dlatempared wny, "but this
yore miser-ble Joo cornea chnrgln1 up
to queer It."
Aa he spooks that offending porson
age, unoonarimia of the great change
In Wolfvlllo morula, sweeps up tho
street, expressing glndaome and ec
static whoops nnd whirling his pistol
on hla forefinger llko n wheel of light.
One of tho tourists stands In tho
door of tho hotol smoking n pipe In
short, brief puffs of astonishment, nnd
reviews the nmnzlng performance, Na
vajo Joe nt onco nnd abruptly nulla.
CJnxlMK for n dlagruntled moment on
tho man flveu the cast, ho takes tho
THK NF.XT CBNSU8 WILL HE
SHOUT ONK ASIATIC,
plpo from Ita owner's horrified mouth
nnd places It In his own,
"Smokln' of pipes," he vouchsafes In
condemnatory oxplanntlon, "la onelo
gant an' degradln', an' don't you do It
no more In my presence. I'm mighty
Ronsltlvo that a-way about pipes an'
I don't aim to tolorato 'cm none what
Ho alts pulling nnd gazing at the
tourist, whllo tho Inttor stands dumb
ly staring, with n morxol of ravlahvd
mcersehaum still between hla lips.
A Ohlnnmnii, volumlnoualy robed,
emerged from the New York atoro,
whither ho had boon drnwu by dint of
"Whatever la this Mongol Join' In
camp, .I'd like for to know?" Inquires
Navnjn Joe, disdainfully. "I shoro
loaves orders when I'm here last for
the ImmeJIt removal of all seen. I
wouldn't mind It, but with strangers
vlaltln' ua this n-way It plumb morti
fies me to death."
Then earns a short, emphatic utter
ante of a six-shooter. A puff of
smake vanishes quickly in the hat air.
and the next census will be short one
In n moment arrives a brief order
frm Hnright, (he chief of the vigil
ance committee, to Jack Moore, That
gentleman proffers a Winchester and
the request to surrender simultaneous
ly. Navajo Joe, realizing fate, at ones
"Of course, Rents." says Hnright,
npelogetlcally, as lie convene the
oammtttee In the New York stare, "I
don't sy this Joe Is held for beefln'
jhe Chinaman sole and alone. The faet
ie he's been havlu' a mighty sight too
gay u time of late, an' so I think It's
a good, safe play, beln' as It's a hot
day and we has the time, to sorter
oall the committee together an' ask Its
views, whether we better hang thli
yera Navajo Joe yet or notT"
"Mr. President." responded Dave
Tutt, "if I'm In order, I moves we take
this Navajo Joo an' proceed to
stretch his neek. I ain't basin' It on
t nethln' fwrtle'lar, but lettlH' her slide
under the general head of bein' adapt
ed to public good."
"Do I hear any remarks?" naked Un
tight "If not, ! takes Mr. Tutt's very
excellent motion as the census of this
tntetla', and It's hang she Is."
f "Not Intendln' nf nn Intnrrtfntlnn.M
rtmnrks Texas Thompson, "I wants to!
say thlsi I'm a quiet man rnyso'f, an',
naohoral nlma to keep Wolfvlllo n
quiet plaeo likewise. For which alt I
ahorely favors n-hangln' of Joo. hike',
Tutt, I don't mnko no p'lnt on thoi
Chinaman; wo spares him too easy.;
Hut this Joe is nllers n-rldln' an',
n-yellln' nn' n-shoutlu' up this oamp,
till I'm plumb tired out. So I asys(
lot's hnng him. nn' suggests as n oil
glblo nook thnrfor the windmill bask,
of tho dance hall."
"Bee yere, Mr. President," Interrupt,
Navajo Joe, In n tone of one Ill-tiled.,
"what for a deal Is this, I rises to ask.
"You can gamble this Is n square
ilool," replied Hnrlght confidently.
"You're entitled to your say when the
committee Is dono. Just figure out
vnt cards you needs, an' we deals to
you in a minute."
"Oonls." soys Doe Peets, who hns
sat silently, listening. "I'm with you
on this hnngln'. These eastern sharp
Is hore In our midst, it'll Impress m,
that Wolfvlllo means business, nn' Isi
a good, safe, quiet plaeo. They'll ear-,
ry reports oast na will do ua credit.,
an' thnr you be. Aa to the propriety,
of atrlnuln' Joo, llttlo no. . bo said, ir,
tho Chlunmnn nln't enough, If as
aoultln' of on Innocent tenderfoot)
nln't oiioiigh, you can hot bo's dona
plenty UmUio as merits n lariat, lis,
wouldn't deny It himself It you nks
"Why." urges Navajo Joo. disgusted
ly, "thaso proceedings ninkes me sick.
I shoro objects to this hnngln', nnd all
for a measly Chlnnman, too. This
ycro Wolfvlllo outfit Is gottln' n migh
ty sight too stylish for me. It's grow
In' that pordiid-blnged-tle'ler It can't
take Its rug-lar drinks, an' "
"Stop right thar," says Hnrlght.wlth.
dignity, rapping a shoe box with his,
six-shooter. Don't you cuss the chain
nouo, 'cause the chnlr won't havo It.
It's parllnmsntary law If any one
ottssos the chair he's out of ordor.
samo ns It's Inw that all chips on tho
Moor coos to the house. When n man's
out of order onco that settles It. Ho'
can't talk no nioro that meetln'. Uoe
In' we're nlmln to hnng you wo won't
claim nothln' on you this time, but bo
caroful how you como thackln' 'round
ng'ln, nn' don't fret us. You sabo?.
Don't go nn' fret us none."
"I won't fret you," rotorts Nnvnjo
Joo. "I don't hnve to fret you. What
I says Is this: I s'poie I sees SO mon
etrotchod by commltteos botweon horo
nnd The Dalles, nn' I never knows a
man who's roped yet on account of
no Chinaman. An' I offers sldo list
of n hundred ovon It nln't law to hang
people on account of downln' no Chln-t
nman. Hut you all scums sot on this,
nn' so I tells you what I'll do. I'm
a plain man nn' thar's no filigree work
on me. nn' if it's nil congenial to the
gents horo assembled I'll gamble my
life, hang or no hang, on the first ace
turned from the box, Cherokae deal.
Dos it go?"
A proposition original and new find
In Its very novelty nn argument for
Wolfvlllo favor. It befalls theretore
that the unusual offer of Nnvnjo Joe
to stake his life on a turn at faro Is
"Navajo Joe." ways Hnrlght, "wo
don't have to take this chnnco, an' it's
a-makln' of n bad precedent as may
tangle ua yerenfter, but Woltvllle boss
you this time. Cherokee turns the
cards for the ace."
"Turn square, Cherokee," remarks
Nnvnjo Joe, with nn nlr of Interest.
"Itoli your game. I play it open."
"I diinno." olervol Dan Hoggs,
medltatlvoly, cnresslng his chin, "but
I'm thlnklu' I'd n coppered."
The turn proceeds lu sllenoe, and
as tuny roadlly happen In that Inter
esting device named furo, n split fulls
out. Two noes como together.
"Ace lose, noo win," says ChernkM,
pausing. "Whatever be we goln' to
do now, I'd like to know."
"aouts," announcos Knrlght, with
dignity, "a split llko this yero create
n doubt, an' doubts go to the prisoner,
samo as a muvorlck goes to tho first
man as ties It down and runs his
brand onto It. Navajo Joo goes free.
However, he should remember this lit
tle graze and restrain his methods
yereafter. Some of them ways of his
Is soucldal to say the least, an' If Its'
wise he alters his system from uor
"Do you know, Cherokee," whispers
Kara Nell, as her oyos turn softly to
that personage of the deal box, "I'd
sooner he noes loose than two bonneto
from Tucson." and Cherokae Hall
Pinches bar cheek with a delieate ac
curacy born ef his profession, und
smiles approval. The New York Telegraph.
tlvprt Well III the World.
The following are some of the deep
est wells la the world: In Uurope, one
at laisy, lrtluer, depth" 8,000 fact; at
U Chapelle, !aris. depth S.MQ feet:
at Orenelle, Paris, depth 1.7M feat;
Neusalwerk, near Mlnden, depth 2,143
feet: at Klsalngen, Havana, depth 1,8TB
fast; at Sperenberg. Hear llerlln, deh
4,190 feet; at Pesth, Hungary, depth
i.lSi feet. The wall at Sperenborg,
lie r llerlln, la the deepest well lu the
world. In the United Stale there are
wells located at St. Iouls, Ma, depth
3.S13 feat; at Low Is villa, Ky., depth
IMS faet; at Columbus, 0., depth
I.T7IV4 taat; at Charleston, 8. C, depth
Ill-art Nut lUtognlmt,
The lower house of the convocation
of the church of llngland has passed a
resolution declaring that trie law of
the church does not recognize divorce,
and aiklrg the bishops to devote them
selves to securing action of parllameut
to the and that the church shall not
remarry divorced persons.
Toledo. 0. Ilernanl W. Uyten, aa
Utam sergoaut-al-arms of the Unlteo
States senate, Is lying dstigerously In
Jured at St. Vlueent's hospital, the re
suit of a tall,
Ubnnon. Ja. The largo Hour mill o
Mr Strlckior's flans was destroyed bj
Are. The loss Is estimated at $11,
Nantucket, Mass.-MaJ. I C. Over
man, V, ffl, A., retired, waa Instantl)
killed by falling from a staging oi
which he was working at his summc
Lancaster, Pa. Anna M. Kspon
shade, 17 years old, was aecldenisll)
inirned to death In her home.
Ogdensburg, N. Y. Harry Melto.itlc
while sailing on the St. lAwreneo, fel
from his yacht and was drowned.
I'ranklln, Pa.-Tlie residence of Wll
Ham Dowser, an aged farmer, wn.
burned. Hawser ami his two grand
daughters being rescued with dim
Pinole, tal. The nitroglycerin uousi
of the California rwo" wortis
ploded nnd foreman Arthur dravet
and I.. J. Wllklns ware killed.
Madison, Wis. Andrew Olson, ni
employe of the l'uller-Johnsen com
puny, wna struck by n train and killed
Chattanooga, Tcnn. The plant o.
Lookout Sewer Pipe company, located
five miles south of this elty, was com
pletely destroyed by lire. Iajm, about
Charleston. 8. C KrlcniU of (Jen.
Wsdn Hampton are already taking
measures to assist him lu rebuilding
the home which was wiped out by
Moody. Texas Almost iho entln
business portion wits destroyed by
fire. m, M,000; Insurance. It.OOO.
The fire was thought to be of incen
Morgantown. w. Va. Twenty thou
and barrels of oil were destroyed b
lire tram lightning In an oil tank ueai
llerlln. Admiral von Dledrtetts tmi
bwm grnttteil n leave of a bus lice tot
Parte. Decision was reached by a
court to grant u divorce to the wire ol
ICsterhnzy. who II mi res so promlusntl)
In the Dreyfus case.
London. It Is said that upon tin
c-ompluilnn of the railway to Khartum
Lord Kitchener will open the Soudan
to sll traders, and Unit foreign aoodi
will b admitted free of duty.
Peml-ruKe, Ktigtand. The Duchess ol
York otfirlated at the launching of tilt
new royal yacht Victoria and Albort
Great eiithuslusm was shown by the
London. The Urltlsh cruiser (lnlate.1
has been ordered In Iceland owing b
r out aelsures of IlrltU.i fishing ou
In contravention of the Ditnlsh rsgula
London. The ateamer. supposed tt
be sn Al:an liner, which whs sighted In
u dUabled roudlllo.i eight miles east
f illenarm, Ireland, proceeded north-
liniloti. Urltlsh forces under Col
Kvatt defeated and raptun-d Chief Ks
bsrega on the east bank ot the Nile
April 0. King Inwsnga was also taken
prisoner and SOO of his folluweri
Paris. An interpellation of the gov
ernment on the retirement of M. ds
Freyclncl caused excitement In tho
chamber, but the order ot the day was
finally voted-III to 07.
Home-dan. Luis! Pelloux will re
construct the Italian cabinet.
Indon. Following the example ot
the Itarl and Countess of Warwick,
who recently conveyed their proper
ties Into the "I-tinl and ldy Warwick
Company, Limited," the Itorl of Hoes
lyu. It Is reported, will Dixit the Hoes
lyn estates as a limited liability earn-Py.
ItoHie The Italian government has
extended for thrao munttis tho time In
which tb tut of the Csrrutl ohiltiis '
mar bo liald In- Culnmbln. I
Washington. rlllsworth Ue France ;
cenviotMl of the highway robbery of s !
mall messenger lu ISM and sentenced J
tor life, has had hla sentence com
muted by President MeiClnloy to fif
Cumberland, Mil. William Parish, a I
negro IS years old, was shut and killed
by John Mayan, white. Meyers, It Is
tsld, caught the negro attempting a
felonious assault upon Mrs. Kale Hater,
an aged white woman.
Alexandria. Ind. John I tarn lot was
shot and Instantly killed by Hucnley
Williams while stealing chickens from
the tatter's coon.
Decatur. Nab. John Ugletoa and
Oscar Xeaaer quarreled over the boun
dary line ot their nronarty, and Rgle
ton utruck Xeager on the head with a
singletree. Xastaor waa picked up In
sensible and never rallied, dying In a
Alexandria, lad. While working to
gether In the Union at eel mill Qlllam
Uraves and Andrew Illunk became in
volved In a quarrel. Craves struck
Illunk over the head and pushed him
upon a piece of hot Iron, burning him
so badly that he cannot live.
Minneapolis, Minn. Dsruard (lolling
attempted to shoat his wife, tram
whom he waa seeking a divorce. Judge
ailltllan, who waa passing, Intervened
and struck up (iolllug's arm, causing
the second shot to go wild, (tolling
hen ran a short distance and sent a
bullet thrown hla own head.
Juliet, 111. John W. dray, alderman
from the llxth ward, and Daniel Pesrfy.
ex-aldtriHsn from the Fifth ward,
were Jointly Indicted by the grand Jury
for tnalfeaiauce and misconduct In of
fice In connection with the canvass ot
the returns ot the late municipal election.
Charleston, B. 0., May 18. With n
spirited and at times stormy session
the ninth nnnunl reunion ot the
United Confederate Vetarnru waa
yesterday brought to n close, den.
John II. (Jordan, commander-in-chief,
and all the old oflleera ware re-elected.
LotiUvllln, Ky was chosen ns ths
next place at meeting and tho question
of Federal care of Confederate graves
was disposed of by the adoption ot a
substitute resolution, which declines
tho president's suggestion, except ns to
those graves located In the north, nnd
raeervltiK to the women of the south
the duty ot eating for those In the
seceding states nnd Maryland. Tht
adoption ot this resolution it ml the re
port that accompanied It precipitated
a debate which verged tiii the sen
sational and at times muoh oon fusion
and disorder prevailed.
The rv dtitlon adopted In place of
the one offered by Oen. Stephen D. Ue
li In full an follows:
"Your commutes to whom wna re
ferred the resolution Introduced by
(Ion. Rtephen D. Lee heg to rejmrt the
following substitute with the racom
mondntlon of tlw committee Hint the
Santa be adoped:
"Tho United Confederate Veterans
In this nnn-inl reunion assembled de
sire to place upon record their slnoore
apprtH'latlon of tho utterances of tho
president of tho United Statos In At
lanta In December last concerning the
assumption of 'the enro of tho grnvos of
our Confederate dead by tho nntllounl
"We nppreclato ovory kludly senti
ment oxprossed nnd wo shall welcome
any legislation whloh shall result In
Ihe care of the graves of our comrades
In tho northern states by our govern
ment. "In rsgaril lo our doed whuee re
mains are resting In the states which
ware represented In the Confederacy
nnd Maryland tho cure of their Hunt
resting places Is a snerotl trust, denr
to thi hearts of southern women, and
wo bellove that wo onn safely let It
Several very vigorous speeches jvore
nuido in opposition to tho wholo
principle Involved In tho matter, but
tho final voto upon tho resolution wns
practically unnnlmoiiH nnd the nn
noueenient of lu passago ws eh,ored.
Oon. Htephon D. Loo presontod tho
report of tho committee on history,
which was unanimously adopted. This
wna ono of the most important manors
before the convention and tho reading
of the report whs llslennd to with
oloso attention. The report nlludlug
to the wnr with Spain ns n factor In
obliterating ho shadows of the wnr
between tine states nnd refera to the
prompt response of the southern state
to the rail for troops as showing the
whole country the depth nnd fervgor
of southern jwtrlntlam.
nhamokln. Pa May ll.-Wr men
were Instantly killed by a slide of n
portion of a large culm bank at Can
trails. Several were Imdly Injured.
The killed are:
James aanelmn. John Koko, Jos.
8lan. be and John Conver.
The accldout ocourml whllo n largo
number of Hiinnnrhins wore screening
ooal In tho Centrulla breaker. The
big bank of ooal rafuso towering nbnve
was seen to quiver and oollnnae, bury
Ing the workmen.
Harrisburg. Pa.. May 18. The equoo.
tiian status of MaJ. Oan. John F. Hart
rnnft lu Cnpltol park, whs iiuuvellml
with Improsslve ceremonies yostordny
afternoon In the presence of n largo
coucourae of peoplo. Postmaster (ten
eral Rmltli, Secretary of War Alger and
Adjt. Oen. Cor bin were presnnt to do
honor to the hero of Fort Steadmnn.
Another guest of honor was dsn. II.
K. Douglass of Hogarstown,and aide on
the staff nf dsn. Stonewall Jackson.
The 8-year-old girl of Chris Ilurgsr at
IjMkbart. Tox., was fatally sjhiit by a
The Woman's Missionary Untan of
the Southorn Haptlat church om veiled
at UuUvllle. Ky.
St. Louis, M., May 18. A movement
Is on foot to have aMtharn and North
ern relera wt of the elvtl war hold a
goneral reunion In this city soma time
to be decided on later. It la also sug
gested that ths sans of veterans of
both the north ami south also meat
hare at the some time.
Oen. John II. (lordan. eammamler
ot the Oonfadatate Yet Brans, was writ
tenu regarding the matter ami rtttllau
that ha atrougly favored 1L
Via Ntr Verb.
Wnshltigton, May 13. The contro
versy over the privllag am) Imnar of
giving Admiral Dewey his first recap
tion has bean settled and New York
The admiral eablad the department
yeaUrtiny dlraailons for forwantlng
mall for the Olynpta ami he eomw via
the Sum canal. Moreover, he Is to
corae at once and not wait the arrival
of Admiral Wation. who bat been as
signed to the Astatic station.
Sunr el fcttrnnt.
Charleston, 8, a, May 18. The Unit
ed Bons of Cenfederato Veterans yea
tenia y olwl!' ofllcors and adjourned
the reunion of 1S0D. Walter Colquitt
of Atlanta. On , sen nf ox-dov. Colquitt,
was chosen commander-in-chief; M. I
llonham of South Carolina, command
er of the division or North Virginias
W. II. llnnkhead of Alnbamn, com
mander ot tho division ot Tennessee,
nnd II. II. Kirk ot Texna, commander
nt the trans-Mlselsslppt division. The
election was n spirited one nnd con
siderable feeling was manifested In tho
nominating speechea. Mr. Colquitt's
only opponent waa Hobort K. Lee, Jr.,
of Washington. D. 0. who wn solidly
opjmsed by the Virginia delegation,
while his nomination wna made by n
Charleston delegate ami supported by
the solid South Carolina contingent.
Mr. Smyth, the present commander, do
rllned to again allow his name to go
before the convention. The vole stood
111 to 110 nnd on motion Mr. Colquitt's
flection wna made unanimous. The op
imsltlon to Lne was based nn the fact
that he wna not n member of the asso
ciation until yosterdny, whon ho wns
admitted to Camp Moultrlo of this olty.
Tho session was i stormy one nnd
personal fooling ran high. Onco when
tho voto of a state was announced ns
solidly for Lee n hiss was heard fol
lowed by proiosts and crlsa of "Shnmol
Prior to tho election the sens hold
memorial oxorrlsos for Miss WInrJo
Davis, at which many eloquent eulo
gies were pronounced.
Tho next reunion will bo held nt
A committee was appointed to con
sider tho mutter nf orevtlng n monu
ment to the women of the Confederacy
and report to the next convention.
Loulavltle, Ky Mny 13. Tho forty
fourth Southern Ilaptlst oouventton
wns cnllod to ordor in Wnrron Me
morial church yesterday morning nt
10 o'clock by President Jonathan Har
alson of Alabama, this heu, the
eleventh time ho has performed that
duty. Nonrly 1000 delegates, repre
senting nil tho southorn stales, woro
present, while It Is estimated that
there aro 10,000 visitors In tho city at
tracted by the convention. A consider
nbti portion of the morning session
wns taken up with the fuitollmeut ot
delegates according to slates and as
soon ns this was concluded the oloctlon
of ollleers wns taken up.
(low Northern of deorgln wns duct
ed presldont of tho convention by oc
clnmatlnn. The convention then elected the fol
lowing vice president!: Bx-Oov. J. P.
Ifiagle of Arkansas, Dr. It. C. Huckner
ot Texas. Charles L. Cocko nt Virginia
and Dr. II. Kerfont of Kentucky. I-nn-aing
Hurrowa and O. F. dregory wero
re-nlected secrutnrlfti, (leorgo W. Nor
ton ot Uiulsvllle was re-elected treas
urer nnd ltev. Wm. Harvey of 1mls
vlllo delivered the address of welcome,
which was resiHinded to by Hev. II. 8.
I). Mullnry. Tho night session wns da
vo toil mostly to routine bualnuos.
Charlotte. N. C. Mny 13. The third
nnnunl mslon of the Southern Cotton
Spluora' nssoclntlon met here yeator
day. Thorn woro over 100 prominent
cotton mill Men In attendance, repre
senting every soetlon of the south,
whllo n number of oommlsslon men
from northern cities wore present
The following ollleers wore elected:
Prosldont. Dr. J. H. MoFaddon, Char
lotto: vice president, J. P. Vordoy,
Augusta, da,; secretary and trwiiurcr,
deo. II. Hies, Charlotte.
ODB BUDGET OF FUN.
BOMB QOOD JOKK9, OniOINAU
A Turletf of Jukm nlbei smt IranlM,
(lrl(ltmt ami Slcll rtnUtn ami
JcUnni frmn (lit Tlilt ot Humor
How nn llrror llvlpsil.
Jim was broke. Howovcr, ho man
agwl to ranch Vancouver, and, walk
ing Into the headquarters edlios of tho
Canadian Pnrifle. said to tho mnnagar
In clwrge: "I sin Jim Wardnor and 1
am an old friend of Tom Shaughnosiy,
tho general superintendent. Will you
wire him nnd toll him that I am hore,
broke, and want transportation to
Hack came the reply: "Don't lot
Jim walk." Ho got tho transportation,
and nrrlvlng at Montrcnl cnllod at
onco to thnnk his friend. "Well, well.
Jim, le this really you?" Then, with
n twinkle of the oyo: "How under tho
lieavene did you got hore so soon It
you wero broke?"
"Why. thanks to your telegram.
Don't let Jim walk.' Of oourso. I was
at once furnished transportation, and
hero I am."
"Confound thoso operators! It Is
strange they cannot net my masoagoa
"Didn't you telegraph 'Don't lot Jim
Walk? " Interrupted Wardnor.
"Cortalnly not! My nnswer wns:
Don't I Lot Jim walk!'" San Fran
Nurso-"Now, Miss UlTle, you muat
bo very kind to your alstor's llttlo baby
nnd lovo her very much."
Hfllo (much hurt) "No, I won't. It's
too bnd. Father calls baby his blessed
grandchild, nnd only calls mo his llttlo
Klllo. Why, I'm llvo time lbs slin of
that mite!" Judy.
Ilvwry Will l)n I lift Hut,
"That nnvnl nfllcor thinks ho knows
It alt, doesn't he?" said tho Uorntan
"His conduct certainly warrants the
suspicion, your majesty."
"He's getting haughty and tmaglnos
,that ho can have his own wny when
ever nnd whereror he pleases."
"It certainly looks that wny."
"Well, I don't want to hurt his feel
ings personally, but we'd better do
something to hold down his overbear
ing pride, I guoss I'll put him In
ohnrge of one of our warships and sand
him to Manila." Washington Kveiilni;
KipUlii with n .Mullet nnd OliUrt,
Kwoddy Is that your cat, Mlia
(Iwacle? Hhe Yosj wo oall him
lloomernnK. Isn't that a funny immo
for him? Fweddy Yes, Hnwl haw!
Mr ow why do you call him that,
Miss Uwnclo? Chicago Tribunal
I'lne Hturf, Ark.. Muy 11 The steam
IxMt John N. Harbin reports n break
In the teres at Mud lake. It occur rod
Thim day aftorno n and over 8000 narea
nf land on the draco plantation are
Inundated. The steamer nlso reports
having seen two tornadoes pass near
itngtlah, Ark., and one tornado Imrely
missed the bout. The extent of 'the
ibunage dune In the country through
which the storms tiaasad was not aseer
talned by the imaaeHgara.
Llttk nwk. Ark.. May 13. Near Van
Huron J. It. iMllay and Charles Carter,
half brothers, quarrel ed about family
attain, llalley attacked Carter with a
halchst, IntlletlMg serious wounds. Oar
tar want away and procured a gun. He
turning, ha shot Ilttllay to death and
Hs-Oov. It. P. Flower cf New York
died at lmtK)rt, U I., of acute ludl
gssUtou after a brlaf lllnsos.
ChatUtnonc(i. Tenn., May 13. Tho
nolle chiefs held tholr last session
hare yealarday morning, adjourning
at noon te moat next year In 'Cincin
nati. The chief visited Okleknmauga park.
The majority of the vtoltars left tor
their homes Thursday Might y
The Catholic Knights ot America
have decided to admit woman to membership.
MIIm Awitjr from It.
"As regards this matter of army
beef," remarked tho man with tlia
shoulder straps, "1 consider it n dod
Issue" "Hut it Isn't ombalmedl"
fiercely Interrupted the mnn from tho
stock yards. Chicago Tribune,
"When my typewriter girl wont
away what do you think?" WoH
what?" "She left a note for tho new
girl tolling her 1 wns mighty shaky
on the use of 'shall and wllf .CiHI
"Yhi married mi tor my memy "
"What ot It? You married me far
"Wall, both securities have depre
l'roelist in Ills Own CTuuritry.
Blyvla "I wonder whether hell bi
a soldier or a sailor?"
Mamma-"Wouldn't you like him U
be an artist, like papa?"
Bylrla "Oh, one In the family's
Q,ulte enough l" Tit-Bits.