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MONTEREY, HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA., MAY 26, 1893,
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SHE AND J.
Why do I love my love so well?
Why ls she all In all to me?
I try to tell, I cannot ten.
It still remains a mystery;
And why to her I am so de;ir
I eannot tell, although I try.
Unless I And both answers here ;
She is herself, and I am I.
Her fa.-e is very dear to me,
Her eye.- bOMB tenderly on minc,
But cnn I shy I Derrel s-o
Face fairer, eyes that brighter shinp?
This thing I cannot surely say,
If 1 speak truth and do not lie;
Yet here I am in love to-day
.For abes) heraalf, aad I am I.
It cannot he that I fulfill
Completely all her girlish drtiams.
For far beyond me still
Herold ideal sorely gleams!
Ana yet I know her love is mine,
A flowing sprinc that cannot dry,
What explanation? This, in fine,
She is herself, and I am I.
'"Mid all th^ cords by wHlch fond her.rt3
Are drawn together into one,
This is n cord which never parts.
But strengthens as the years roll on ;
And though, aa seasons hurry past,
Grace, beauty, wit and genius die,
Till the last hour this charm will last.
She is herself, and I am I.
She is herself, and i am I.
Now. henceforth, evermore the same,
Till the dark angel draweth nigh
And ealleth her and me by name.
Yea, after death has done its vrorst.
Each ris^n soul will straightway fly
To meet the other. As at first,
?She'll be herself. I shall be I.
?Psehoboth Sunc ay Herald.
A ff OMAN'S TRIAL.
BX RUFUS HALE.
rani's wife, Lily,was
tv frail, delicate
young woman, with
blue eyes, brown
hair ami a soft, low
"In fact, she looks
nsif a breath of wind
would blow hev over?
board." said the
captain, one morn?
ing to his mate, as
they stood on the quarter-deck of his
ship, the Flying Arrow, which was
standing along past the coast of lower
Guinea, Africa, on her way to the Cape
of Good Hope.
"Aye," said the mate, glancing to?
ward the pretty wife, who sat not far
off, talking to her son, a little boy of
8ix years. "But in spite of what you
say, I have no doubt she has cournge.
Her accompanying you ona sea voyage
"Courage! She has none at all. I
have known her to be frightened by tv
mouse! You yourself witnessed her
terror in the storm we had a few days
"I think I have heard you say she is
a good shot with the rifle."
"Yes; all habit. Her father was a
great sportsman, and he taught her not
to be afraid of a gun. But she would
tremble at the thought of shooting G
bird?that 1 know, She co\ild nevei
be persuaded to fire at anything but n
"In case of an emergency, however?'
"Nonsense, man!" laughed the ca})
tain. "She would be as women alway;
are in time of peril?too flurried tot
excited to do anything, how much so
ever she might have the wish to lu
otherwise. But I like her none thi
lesB for this feminine failing," addet
Bertram, who, being a strong, power
ful, decided man, seemed an excells n
match for his frail looking, gentle part
"But persons like her sometime
show more real cournge ihan large
and more masculine women."
"All bosh ! People say that, but the;
6eldom really think so."
On the day after this conversation, j
gale from the west drove the ship io
ward the coast, compelling the captra.ii
to anchor within a hundred yards o
the land, in a small sheltered bay, t
Bave his craft from going ashore.
By the next morning the gale ha<
aubsided, but the breeze soon fell awa
to a dead calm, preventing the skippe
He had lowered his gig to enabl
come of his men to repair certain dam
age which the cabin window had sus
tained during the tempest.
At night, the men not having yt
finished their work, the boat was Iel
astern, with the warp attached to a pi
aboard. Little Thomas, the captain
six-yeor-old son, was in the cabin jut
after the men left the boat.
The night was very dark, and nor
of the occupants of the craft observe
the movements of the youngt-ter, wh<
when the cabin was deserted, openc
tho window, seized the warp of tl
boat, and, drawing the latter close i
thc vessel, got into it
An hour later, .Mrs. Bertram, missie
her little boy, went on deck to loc
But she could not rind him.
Thc captain and his men joined i
the search, but it was soon evidei
that he was nol aboard.
At length it was discovered that tl
boat which had been left astern wi
gone. The jun to which the warp hu
been fastened was found broken, sho-.
ing that the Lout had got adrift.
"I see," said the captain. "Thom
must have got into the boat, and b
gan pulling on the rope, in this wi
parting the pin."
"My boy! My boy!" cried Mr
Bertram, in anguish. "Where is hi
Where can he be?"
The captain tried to laugh away h<
"The boat has drifted ashore," sa
he. "The current sets that wa
Don't worry. Lily ; we will soon ha
He lowered a boat, nnd was so*
inking for the shore., with ft good
rew, one of tho men standing in the
ow, holding up a large lantern, which
hrew a broad gleam across the water.
The sailors were soon ashore, but
aw nothing of the boat.
They shouted the little boy's name
.gain and again, but there came no re
Far along the shore they pulled, but j al
hey discovered no sign either of the
joy or the gig.
For hours they vainly continued the
"What surprises me," said an old
Mailor, "is that we did not hear the lit?
tle fellow sing out when he found him?
self going adrift. Cnn it be, sir, he
fell over and was drowned right under
the ship's stern?"
Bertram bowed his head on his
hands aud groaned.
"I have had that same thought," he
It was past midnight when the
searchers returned aboard. The poor
mother, as pale as death, seemed al?
most ready to swoon, when she learned
that no trace of the little one had been
"We will look again in the morn?
ing," said the captain. "Don't
All that night he endeavored to
soothe his wife; but her anguish was
almost beyond endurance, such as no
pen could describe.
At daybreak the captain had his boat
Besides the crew, it now contained
Mrs. Bertram, who lind insisted in ac?
companying the party.
Alter a long search, tier' boal waa
discovered among some rocks, where
the breakers had almost dashed it to
Had little Thomas been drowned, or
had he contrived to get out of the boat
and reach the snndy beach a few feet
A cry of joy escaped the vigilant
She pointed to the sand, where the
impressions of little shoes, not yet
washed away, were visible.
Leaving two men in charge of lb.'
boat, the captain, followed by his wife
and the rest of the crew, and armed
with a loaded rifle which he had
brought with him from the ship, made
his way inland. There was a thicket a
short distance beyond tho beach, and
this the party entered.
The ground was marshy in some
places, and tho tracks of the lost boy
were occasionally seen.
Following these traces carefully, the
party at length beheld, ahead of them,
a small opening, and there, not a hun?
dred yards off, apparently asleep, on
the bank of a shallow stream, they be?
held little Thomas!
He lay upon his side, his cheek rest?
ing upon one nrm, his long curls
streaming on the ground.
The rosy, healthy color upon his
face at once convinced his mother that
he was unharmed as well.
At first the happy woman could not
utter a word for joy.
Then, with a cry of gladness, with
outstretched arms, she ran toward the
But she had not taken ten steps when
her cheeks blanched, and an exclama?
tion of dismay escaped the whole party.
An enormous crocodile had slowly
lifted its hideous proportion from
amongst the long reeds fringing tie'
lower part of the bank, and was now
craAvling toward the sleeper.
The animal, half covered with mud
and green slime, presented an appear?
ance at once uncouth and horrible
lt was full twenty feet in length, its
body covered with rough, irregular
scales, its legs spotted, its claws Bharp
The jaw wide open, revealed rows of
sharp teeth which were not close
together, but a little apart. Each ol
its eyes, of un oval shape, and of a fiery,
blood red hue, looked as if separated
by a dark line, which gave to it an
asoect of indescrible ferocity and von*
The terrible jaw was already within
a few feet of the child's head.
Before the most active of the sailor?
could reach it, the teeth would (dost
over that brifjfht face; those golder
curls would disappear in that uglj
The captain stopped and quickl*)
raised his rifle.
"Fire, fire, for God's sake !" screamec.
But Bertram's hand shook. Ever
had it been steady, he would not havt
dared to fire, lest his bullet shouh
strike his boy instead of the croco
He was a good shot, but so near wa
the fierce animal to the sleeper tha'
the chances were ten to one that hi
would hit the child.
Lily understood the cause of he
Meanwhile the frightful teeth of thr
crocodile were now within a few fee
of the boy ; the bloodshot eyes snappei
willi greed and ferocity.
In a few seconds more the little on
mus! become the monster's victim.
And now over the mother's faci
there came an expression of iron firm
From the quaking hands of her ex
cited husband, who. still fearful o
hitting tho child, could nol bring him
self to lire, she snatched the rifle
raised it and took aim at the crocodile'
Like a statue she stood for an in
stunt; then the sharp report of the rill
smote upon the air, the teeth of th
crocodile closed with a click, its hen
dropped to the earth, it smote th
bank a few moments with its hard tai
and then fell on its side?dead!
The mother's aim lind been true , th
bullet had struck the target, had pent
I trated the monster's eye and lodged i:
id ds brain.
jr. Such a cheer as then went up to th
t-e sky was never heard before.
But Mrs. Bertram thought of noth
>n ; ing just then but her child.
The report of thc* rifle had waked
m, and he was soon in his mother's
His story was to this effect: After
i got into the boat, he had commenced
. pull on thc warp-rope, which, sinf?
ully parting, he fell backward, strik
ig his head against a thwart.
He was stunned, and for some time
fter he was so confused that he hardly
?ali zed what had taken place, but lay
ith dizzy brain, perfectly still.
When at last he realized his sitna
lon, he was too far off to make his
?.Ide voice heard. When the boat
I ruck the rocks, he got out on the
After vainly shouting, he thought he
rould try to get nearer the ship. He
eft the beach, wandered about for
while j theh he became very drowsy
lear the close, marshy thicket, and so
ay down and fell asleep.
"Aye, aye, my boy," said the cap
ain, and you may thank your mother
br saving your life. Lily," he con
inued- turning to her, after they ar
ived aboard ship. "God bless youl
i'oii have proved yourself a noble
?reature. The other day I thought and
^pressed the thought, that one so frail
uni usunlly so timid as you could never
be brought to show courage. Now I
perceive and acknowledge my mistake,
for you have shown me that the sofest
find most gentle woman may, in certain
situations, exhibit more firmness and
resolution than a strong man."?New
Light and Darkness.
A New York electrical jon: i
time ago told of an incident thal
curred in the fitting up of a ie ? office j
building near the New York ea.1 ?>'?
Brooklyn Bridge. Tho em
the building withed to wire th
throughout for the eleclri'
addition to the gas} ii pcs on which the
conservative proprietor insisted. But
all his arguments were in vain, and the
apparently useless extravagance of
electric wiring was obstinately vetoed.
Suddenly, however, a happy thought
struck the venerable owner. "Why,"'
he said, "if the wires carry electricity,
can't you make them carry gas, too?"
A counterpart of this story is now told
of a shipyard carpenter, a native ol
Troon, on the coast of Ayrshire, Scot?
land. When thc contract for lighting
the first three steamers fitted with
electric light at the Troon shipyard
was completed this man formed one oi
a social party gathered to treat the
electricians who had made the installa?
tion and otherwise celebrate the event.
In a burst of candor and comrade?
ship, he was overheard Baying to one
of the wiremen : "Man, Peter, cftei
workin' wi1 you on they boats I be?
lieve I could put in the electric Held
mysel', but there's only ae thing that
bates me." "Ay, what is that?" said
his interested companion, willing to
help him if it lay in his power. "It's
this, man; I dinna ken hoo you get
the itt* alang the wires!"?St. Louis
Wliy Lost People Walk in Circles.
It is a matter of common knowledge
that when a man is walking blindfold
or is lost in a fog or in some unknown
forest or desert instead of walking
st might he has always a tendency to
work round in a circle. The most
commonly accepted explanation of this
curious fact is the slight inequality in
the length of a man's legs. The result
ol' one limb being longer than the
other will naturally be that a person
will unconsciously take a longer ste])
with the longest limb, and conse?
quently will trend to the right OX to
tin- left, according as the left or right
is the longer, unless the tendency to
deviation in corrected by the eye. The
explanation is supported by the fact
that in thc enormous majority of case*
the human legs are proved to be ol
unequal length. The careful measure
ments of a series of skeletons showed
that no less than ninety per cent, hail
the lower limbs unequal in length:
thirty-five per cent, had the right limt
longer than the left, while in fifty-fivt
percent, the left leg was the longer,
The left leg being, therefore, mort
often the longest, it is to be expectec
that the inclination should take plact
more frequently to the right than tc
! the left, and this conclusion is quito
borne out by observations made on i
number of persons when walking
Three Tall Brothers.
"The life of a Maine woodsman am
hunter is very healthy," said Charle
E. Hayden of Auburn, "and it is no
an unusual thing that men who follov
the life from boyhood develop into th
veritable giant of old. While I Avasa
Castle Hill, Aroostook, I made the ac
quaintance of three brothers, whower
said to be the tallest men in the county
Their names were Allie, Elihu nnd Eli
dad Frank. These three brothers, lah
along in a line on the floor, wonh
measure twenty-one feet to an inch ii
their stocking feet, and without thei
caps on. Two of them were more tha;
seven feet tall, and the other one was
little less. Old Mr. Frank, theirfathel
was taller than any of them. Thei
occupation is thai of woodsmen, far
mers, hunters and horse swappers."
Lewiston (Me.) Journal.
Ho Thanks Xeedoil.
A friend of a certain Iowa Congresf
man tells a story on the statesman, wh
is at times absent-minded nnd make
embarrassing remarks as a consequence
During the last session the absent
minded member took occasion to prc
nounoe a eulogy upon a deceased fel
low member from a neighboring .State
A few days after a brother of tlie di
ceased member met the eulogist on
street of the capital, and laking him lr
the hand thanked him very earnest!
for the kind words he had spoken.
"i beg you not to mention it," r?
plied the Congressman. "I was onl
too glad of the opportunity to say wha
i did."?Sioux City (Iowa) Journal.
Ed,air Thelmas, a preeminent lumberman of
lan sboro, Pa., nn<l a brother-.n-law ol \V.
u Croffsit, editor of thc Washington Post
ie 1 suddenly o heart disease-.The body
I Mrs. Julia Huss was stolen from the grave
l au Omaha ce netory.-Forest flroi de
trove l a lamber camp near Lako City,
ilich., and ten men were burned to death -
frank E. Johnson, tho husband ot a variety
edress in Spokane, Wnsh., who recently np
ilied for a divorce, committed suicide by
ihootiag hiniseU in tho police court, when
lie had been arraigned on charges prefenod
l.y his wife.-George Lankford of Mari?
etta. 0., killed his wife ani himself. The
hot per&otlai campiilgn between H ehey and
Broddus, candidates fdr Ihe clerkship of
l'age county, Va., has re-uU^d ih iho with?
drawal of Hie former from the cdnte I and
a ebal enge to Broddus to publish Ihe threat?
ened letters.-Cheers greeted. Rev. Dr.
Talmnge when he made tho announcement
lil the Brooklyn Tabernacle that the bud Ung
was free from floating debt.-- -Eugene V.
Debbs, of Terre Haute, Ind., Q_*J be n in
New York several dayi commiting f lerida"
and old time associates concerning tho or?
ganization of the American Railway Untotti
ii nett labor order. Mr. Deb6 was secret lig?
and treisu er of the Brotherhood of Loeo"
motive Firemen for a dozen year-i, but
though uninimously re-elected last fall re?
signed.--Many vuluable bio -ks of pr perty
in Saginaw. Mi"h., were destroyed by flo*.
Los-? over $1,500 001; insurance *70Q,000. ?
Dr. Theodore Hartrldgo, for many years a
leading Florida planter, died at Jacksonville.
The Pioneer Furnace, owned by the Cleve
land ?''lift Company, in Negaunee, Mich.,
i. s.- down psnaanenUy. This is the
ir baa turned out oter 180,030,000 trortfe
pig Iron, and In
r"Tj. lt ,,? <? -ayiti ]
al fuMaM of nineteen in the upper
IS arrival of the United
tiutofi ehio r-fdhisaUal Pori TdwAMBd
gon, completed the lleet orders d for duty in
the BehriDg Sea.-John Wilson, while ab?
ducting Myrtle Summers, his niece, from
Mulberry, Ark., was killed by the girl's
father, who was discharged subsequently by
the coroner's jury.-George Harris' moth.rr,
In Lansing, poisoned him to prevent his
grow ng up to become a thief.-William J.
Burke was sentenced to life imprisonment
for murdering his mother, in Rockford, 111.
Epstein's Dime Museum, in Chicago, w?s
damaged by fire to the extent of 140,000.
James B. Murdock, the famous actor, died
at his home, near Cincinnati, at the age of
William C. Lanford, a ploneor lawyer ot,
the Northeast, died at Spokane, Washington
He was appointed associate justice of the
Supreme Court of Washington Territory
during Cleveland's first, administration,
Lou French, who muidered Henry Fowler,
was taken from the ja 1 in Seymour, Ind.,
and lynched.-The brdy of murderer Pal*
lister, who escaped from Sing, was found
floating in the Hudson.-The machinists
employed at he Grant Locomotive Works,
Chicago, to the number of seventy-five, wen!
out on a strike rather thah to comply With an
order of the firm thaf they would have to
work by the piece.-The E. K. Warren
fea herbono whip factory at Three Oaks,
Mich., one of tho largest concerns of the
kind in the country, was sold to a synd cate
of English capitalists.-Judge Tripp, ol
South Dakota, recently appo'nted ministei
to Austria, sailed from New York-B. F.
Clarke, the real estate agent, is missing from
his Chicago home, and about twenty five of
his creditors hnve instituted a search to dis?
cover his whereabouts. Clarke ronde a vol?
untary assignment May 1. Since that time
he has not been seen In Chicago. An laves.
I gatton of his business methods is being con?
ducted by the attorneys who represent var?
ious s*redltors. nnd it is claimed that ha ia
Short over **50,000.-Tw? tramps and ii
passenger were killed in a wreck on the Pan
dandle near Frasersburg, O.
T*be schooner Pelican foundered off Astrta
tala, Ohio, and three of her crew of sevei
_ien were drowned.-Five men perished b;
Ike sinking of a dredge In Lake Erie, nea
Oonneaut, O.-A boat belonging to the life
saving crew at Cleveland, Ohio, capsized ii
Lake Erie, just outside the breakwater, am
four men were drowned.-Unusual!
heavy rain storms caused floods at numet
ous points in Pennsylvania and Ohie. A
Newcastle, Pa., several planing mills am
) j iouses were washed away, and at MeadvilU
Pa., considerable damage wns done.?
'd ramps took possession of a place on th
Detroit, Grand Haven and Milwaukee Rai
road, and held up the residents. A pitche
battlo followed, which ended in the oaptui
of three tramps.-William Cox, a burglai
who escaped from the Hudson county penl
tentiary, at Snake HUI, N. J., twe ve ye i
ago, was recaptured at Jersey City, just t
he landed from a steamship.-By an e:
plosion In C. I. Pope's glucose factory, i
Geneva, 111., six men were killed and ot
seriously injured.-Mrs. McBride, of Men
phis, testified that Judge Duboise, tried 1
hug her.-A New York syndicate, back*
by mil ions, has secured control of the bani
rupt Sheridan Coal Company, at Sherldai
O., one mlle above Ashland, Ky., and wi
reopen the mines at once.-The Sou'
Carolina Supreme Court has decided infav.
of the state in the Chester liquor case. Tl
points In the case did not touch upon tl
constitutionality of the law, but simply as
1 ! whether the City of Chester should not '<
co npelled to issue licenses for a year, 1
stead of six months. The decision is look.
; upon, however, ns practically settling t1
1 legality of the dispensary law.-Jud,
? Pardee, of t. e United States Circuit Con
! of New Orleans, bas appointed R. J. Lowe
and H. M. Comer receivers of the Bavanni
lad West?rn Railroad._
Horrible Cannibalism Among Starvii
Dot ils confirmed vague rumors of Indi
cannibalism in the interior of the ..runt j
! the south of Labrador current in Quel.I
' some days past.
The parish priest of Seven Islands, on I
I const, is authority for the report that so:
of his Indian converts made confession
\ him concerning one of their eompanloi
j Who, Inst winter, killed and ate b s o
daughter to prevent dying of hunger.
Their Congress Begins at the
Brilliant Gathorhgof the Fair SeiFrom
Every Sec'.ion of the World
Over twelve months of luflnltc labor, iu
vol lng coneapondonce wi h every portion
o' the civil _*d globe, culm nat*d In one of
he most ;ruly r -| r.sentative and bri 1 ant
gather ngs of w mien that had eve nsscm
The gee e wns the hil. of ihe Colu ni-us,
ih th s new Art In*t tute( on ihe alee fron-,
how occupod mr the flr-t time, and th i
event, the etd > 1 g of tie World n Wornt n
Congress, tho fist o' a seka . f World's
Fa r Congress I*, th t wi 1 o.mtan lysu?c e
each otu r, week a ter week, until the cn 1
of G. toher. N> a ly eve ty o ga iz ti i s
o mposod -elusively of women, together
with many hur dr ids of so htl s a das-ocl
atlo: s, are r presents - n the congress and
t ie . o 1 of t .cse that a Ul j a tlo.pe.te o nslsta
ot 5 OOO.
Thero w 111 be rs many as twenty oles
o ngresees In each > ny, lu addition t> the
meetl g In the halls of Columbus aud
Wns iugton, whion have a feat ng <??? pulty
. i 3, inn each, nnd ev.'iy subject o i t rest to
tho sex, r.m re lg! n t m rr ago prospect*,
ls to be elaborately iseus ed. Thar-delo ates
^ ere pr mpt i. getting to the Art Palace
nud prior to the o enlng proOje_lnge
proper in ul?e . i un In pr mt i r c ptiou,
w ch w s note I for its la k u c te o:.y.
'Hi ? representat tea from Russia were i tro
duced. So th Amer,.' ns [rater ?e w th
F cn ID sisters, st .rs In tlieut e.il w r <l x
ohan.rt d e nfl.n n.'es with the women who
ha- e m de tn ir ark in tbe pulpit, ai .1 the
leaderso the tw<rivn Wousn'sCh ist.an
Tempantnoe Un oas exchanged .o.pli
prior to th ? op oin t ol Ihe C n?r<> ?
i proper, lhere were brief coi u ' r
i toe Hil r>, th?
j er asl ? " r the g. the In ?,
ib. proper assembled hor. j
St f W I
comebyMis . narlee Heat otiit, foe-pi
deni of the Wi maa Branch ... the Auxil?
Mrs. Henrotlu's hearty and cordial address
of welcome wns followed by au addresi on
the Worlds Fair Conjrr^ss of Representative
Women by Mrs. May Wright Bowell, of In?
dianapolis, who outlined the objects of the
congress, and alluded to tlie subject tnat
will be presented in tho various convention
An address of length was delivered by
President t bari s 0. Rooney, of the World's
Congress Auxiliary. He paid a tribute to the
lato Secretary Bl\ino for the earnest and
untiring co-operation which he had g.ven
both personally and through the State De?
partment, to the movement; also eulogized
Cardinal Manning, Lord Tennyson nnd John
C. Whitter, nil of whom had furnished their
co-operation, hut had passed away before
their promise, could be fulfilled.
A number of foreign representatives were
tn n introduced and respond) d on behalf of
their respective countries. Most of the rep?
resentatives spoke In tho language ol their
own country. Marie Stromberg rcspondod
for Russia; Sig. Muguussen for Iceland;
Mme. Queseda, for South America; Isabelle
Bogelot, Ernest Urban and Ce.-llle Ranoz,
for Franco ? Jane Cobden Unwin. Florence
Fenwick Miller, Marie Fisher, Lotte and
Laura Ormiston Chante, for England; Mrs.
Elisabeth Tilley, Mrs. Dr. Todd, Mrs. John
Harrie and Dr. Emily Howard Stone, of
Canada. In the afternoon there was u public
reception to the women or nil nations in the
MUM hall, nnd the welcome exercises wero
cont I uued. and the delegates from Germany,
Belgium, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland,
Australia, Finland, Greece. Spain, Bohemia
and Scotland were presented.
Getting the Fair in Shap*
In point of weather an I attendance, tho
third week ef the Exposition dd not open
SS nusp.oiously as the second week closed,
The wind again blew str nyj und (old from
the lake, ckud? hungover the White City,
and occasionally made way for a glimpse of
the sun tole eecn, but no rain fell. Very
little remains to be done to iMve th;* Exposi?
tion a full-dress appearance, and, consider
in' that the offlcia b have no control over the
state and foreign commissioners, and exhibits
are in thc buildings, alth u.-h n<>t installed,
no blame can bc attache I to the .1 rectors for
t e tardine 8 in that dir dion. Th. foreign?
ers, especially In the Liberal Arts Building,
are wai'ing for th i dust au.l dirt to be re?
moved from inoomple h te -tiona I efo;e they
wi 1 expose their costly works of ait, and
some exhibitors have icmov d their ?oods
from the eas s and boo hs t inporar ly e
cause of the dus and di't wh ch accumu?
For the first time in many weekB, the Iwo
railroad tra.'ks leading to tho Munufao u es,
Elect!i dty and Min s and Miring Bullningt
MS unoccupied. Ti ain alter train, loaded
with ex Ibm, nave bo n pushed in < n thes3
tracks in a never-ending rush, and ths empty
tra -I s -eena to indie .te that tne ex lbits i rs
about all in the niblin s. The tracks, how?
ever, will be kept in position for some time,
in order t > ineilitato the delivery of rjiy late
The Polish pilgrims presented 35,000 francs
to the Pope.
A treat.' of commerce has been concluded
between Spain and Germany.
Vai uarlk books and manuscripts were de?
stroyed by a Hr i in Bishop's Court. Isle of
The financial crisis in Australia is still
acute. One month's ho iday has been pro?
claimed in Quee.dand.
Theo.*- was a lively altercation In the Ber?
ing sea arbitrationcourt between Sir ('harlin
bussell and 4gent Foster.
Hebb Paacsh, the jew baiter, was sen?
tenced to 15 mouths' imp isonment in Berlin
for libeling Chnneel'or von Cnprivi.
The Norwegian radicals and socialists
made a demonstration in favor of Indepen
ib noe and universal suffrage.
A batti.k between the trench and Siamese
has occurred at Khonr, in the Camballin
Va loy, and several men were killed.
Thk session f the B ihemian Wet was at?
tended with violent scenes of disorder anc
personal encounters between themer.beis.
Tu Viking ship, which is sailing fron
Norway to the Wo Id's Pair, has encoun
tered rough weather off the north of Scot?
A oovmaxcB is now proceeding nt Hui
between parties representing the shipping
federation and the atrikiog union dodi la
to ers to ai range the details for the resump
tion of work.
It ls reported from Home that Archblshoj
F atoll! has represented that the bieraroh
nnd leading laymen in tho United State
favor th.- establishment of an Amer,can letfii
tion at the Vatican.
The Berlin correspondent of the Londo
News says that Emperor Williams speech 0
tbe Templeho er Held was carefully edits
and the most reek ess statements stricken oi
Lofore lt was pul.li bsd.
Th?, J ontiment to William I was unvello
at Georlitz by the Emperor, who said it wi
the duty of Germans to maintain the Fatho
1 nd In its Integrity, and to that end tin
must strengthen tho army.
PEOPLE AND EVENT3,
Rideb Haociaru's forthcoming novo! ls to
car the title of "The Way Of the Trans
ressor." He has just completed it.
Matthew Abholo's "Letters" are to bs
rohght out in tho autumn. Arnold's old
"iehd, Go-rge Russell, ths under secretary
ir India, is editing them.
Mrs. Humphry Waud is writing n new
orel?a companion work to "David Gri ve-'
nd "Robert E s uer.'." "David Grieve" has
een translated Into (swedish.
Mabu, Marchioness of Atlesbury, who bas
ns! dieri, bas been for ii if a century one ol
he most prominent _gum In the fashionable
rorldof London, she was of Mr. Glad
tone's age, and the two were old friends.
'he famous old la y was always a home ruler
n a way, so muon so that she has often tried
jndy Salisbury's patience.
fcsoLAnn loves tim soldier, and at tbe open
ng of the imperial Institute last week it bari
i big one to adrnir*. Hs wal General I-onl
Roberts, back from India and a life of die*
ingulshed service. Many say Wolse my can't
rank with him, and that he is the greatest
soldier England has had SlttOC th- Duke of
Wellington. He is u great organiser and
has made the Indian frontier Impregnable.
Nfew York is going into the skyscraper
business, and proposes to set the pace from
tbs start. The Miuihaitnit Life I usn ranee
Company is to put wpjt buitdtog H7's feet
high from sidewalk to top of dome. Thu
foundations will be put in by aid of caissons,
and will be planted 55 or 60 feel be) rm Broad
way. The building's Broadway frontage will
lie but 47 feet. The architectural style will
be Italian renaissance.
A half-hour speech made by Gladstone in
Parliament lost Thursday at. the .limier bOUI
is said to be one <>f the most effective ever
heard lu Westminster. It was a reply io
Chamberlain and was hear.! almost exclu?
sively by sixty-five loyal Irishmen, who, when
the Grand Old Man aad recovered from a
spell of weakness auguring ill in ono of
Gladstone's age, mads the ball ring with
cheer upon cheer. Que observer said to go
on living after such mi eiTort as Gladdtcao
made would be in the natue ol au anti?
TWO PEDLERS HANGED,
Hebrew I Death Penalty
in this Gountr)
bani;*'! nt Tunk]
? '? Harks, a pedlei ? ii Duteh M
Wyoming tx but) liar h .
Doth murd. ? ir ri
followed tho same occupation ss
tim.. Marks, who was under age, started
from the store of his brother, Louis Mark-.,
Bt Towauda, early in Mareil to go owr hu
route in Wyoming and Sullivan counties,
where he sold Jewelry, notions and clothing.
He wns to return ut the Jew eh "Passover,
about April 5, or in about one month. Not
returning on that date, his brother fear, il
foul play, and, acco npimied by Detoc.ire
j Holland, 0 Towauda, visited Dui eh Monti.
j Marks was las' seen going up tho moun?
tain road la company w.th two oilier pedler!
When they came out of the piece of woods
tear Peterson, Marks was not with their.,
but one of the others drove hi* team
A search for the body located it in a box.
Tho body was wrapped in an old bed quilt,
ami at the coroners Inquest two bullet
IrOUndS were toil il During tho deep f-_OW
at that time the nUfderers stayed near Me*
hoopany, and from there Went to Ransom,
where tbey lett their horses, and, ? \
the river, shipped their goods to Blank, at
lieder street, New York.
A general alarm sent out fa led to locate
' then, until July, when ti message from Blank
was re.'.'ive,i at Heat r street* asking to
have his trunk sent to bim Bt Montreal, Can?
Whenthetrunknrrivr.il at tts destination,
I the officers arrested Blank and Bosenwig.
1 They bad secured passage on asalllcg ves?
sel for South America, and WOW mil/
I awaiting the trunk, when they wena t
bark. They were given a bearing and i x
Upon their persons wers#found the ol t -
[ ing taken out by Marks 'on bis fatal trip.
Watches, jew iry and other things were
Identified. Tue men were tried separately
at the January term of the Wyoming county
I court and o Bvicted. Each accused th*j
; other of committing the deed tor the put
i pose of robbery,
The execution <f Bosenwig and Blank i*
an Important feature in the criminal history
of the country, as the men were tho lirst
I Hebrews to suffer the death penalty, not
I only in the United States but in .North
| America. Rabbi Badin, .>f New York, win
firepared the condemned men for de ..th, ay.
hat only two other Hebrews were i-.-it sen
tensed to death in t tis ? ountry Rubinstein
in New York, who died before the di
I for his executio.i, and the other was con
verted to Protestantism. A number ol He
brews obtained permission to bury the bodie
according to the rites of the church.
A BANKER KILLS HIMSELF
1 The Tragedy Followed by the Closinj
of Two Georgia Bank3*
M. Ullman, president of the Oglethorp
National Bank, committed suicide in th
toilet rooms of tho bank at Brunswick. U
to this time ho was considered one of th
wealthiest men in this section. Besides bi
lng president of the Oglethorpe Bank, 1:
was president of the Brunswick Brewing BO
Ice Company and a line of river steamer:
and was a large stockholder in various entei
President Burbage, of the First Nation.
Bank, called at the Oglethorpe Bank shortl
altoropening,andreduested Ullman to rr
pay a loan made the day before.
"All riKht ; wait a moment," said Ullmai
stepping into tho toilet room. A ie...mei
later Burbage heard a shot, ninian wi
found sitting up with a bullet hole in tl
center of his forehead. In his pock-1 wi
found an ounce bottle of laudanum, and ?
unsigned bond drawn to protect B large di
positorwho lind demanded bis money tl
The supposition is I hat Ullman had I.e..
crazed by financial troubles, and his inala
ityto protect his friends drove hun to SH
The Brunswick Brewery and the Brum
Wick Cotton Fact ry will also close tempo
srily. Business will not suffer to any grei
A FATAL FOLDING BED.
Wife of a Missionary Suffocated B f
Mrs. J. E. Clough, wife of a Baptist mi
iionnry in India, died in Branston, BS
Chicago, ns the mult of injune*. receivi
from a foldin- bed. which closed upon h
while her daughter stood by powerless
prevent it. That she. too, was not crush
to death was due to luck
Mrs. Clough retired at the usual hour, a
her daughter, Gratia was seated on the li.
The bed broke and as it nil th hcadi.ii
dropped over on the matt r ss suffocati
and fatally injuring Mrs. Clough.
The Latest News Gleaned From Various
Tarts of the State
Wm. G. Vktteb, one of the oldest cit-MM
of Shenandoah county, is dead. Mr Vettei
was born In Mleklesstadt, Germany, la I
and was eighty-eight years, five months and
BeT?B days .(lil. Ile landed at Ualtll
when a j oung man of twenty-sevei, |
NiM'K the refusal of Gfeenbalei co un ty
e. ur to grant bar-room license |
severto live applications for .ir
license have been pres. nt.'.l to thc nun
council) of that town. The eotmotl
raised the license fas for dru^st
0_0 to rTO.
i ev. J. William Jones has be, : i
chaplain al the University of Virginia, tv
serve tor two years from ths beginning of
the next seSS'OB. He is now the i
the home mission board of the Boothera
Baptist Church, with beedquarten at At.
Dr. J. H. Warwick Byrd died in ( allt i
r.nt ly of blood poison. Il" ? f the
pioneers of California, having moved tottaft
stat- from Bath county, Va., in IMS Ol '50s
and was a man oi considerable wealths
Tue. lia 1 ord Inn. at Bedford, W ently de?
stroyed liv Ure, Into bo rebuilt this sunnite*
ai a coal of 180,000.
'fur. Enterprise Cooperage Works ia
Goochlahd county, was the scene of a fata'
accident the other morning. The sawyer, H.
Vf. Carter, while adjusting qos of-thesmallst
belts, was caught around thc legs by thu
main 16-inch belt of th" factory and carried
under and over the wheel and thrown some
ten feet against a bri.'k wall. His legs, arm
mel n...ly wei" badly .'rushed, nnd he died in
a few minutes. He was about twenty-six
\Yh!i.k ii is nnt positively known that Ma.
jor Mann Page, the [.resident of the Virginia
Stat" Alliance, will allow his name tobe i, I
In the convention of the peopled party for
Ihe nomination for C. .vernor, it is yet be
I ?? will I e tb" nominee of that
rej ablteans would
I'll.' tablet is the gift Ot tilts I
Cu\s. A S. rn He i kn A Co., of Brooklyn, N.
Jf., h.ive completed arrangements for tho
establishm nt of a largo tannery at Bristol
To begin with the tannery is to have a capa
eity ..f 80,000 large hides per annum, but is
to be inore Bed from year to year until it
rea.dies a capacity of 60.000 hides.
OKI of thc live bodies found a day or two
BgQ in the drifts of Kew river, near Blue
Btone, ha 1 on a shirt marked with tho initials
J. M. A. A well-known young mau of Ridi
mond, Janes M. Anderson, has been away
from his home since April ll, and his family
tear that lc w. n one ?f the drowned, aa the
initials form his lr,line.
Miss Lilly Kino, of Upper Clopton, Lon?
don, Eng., was drowned in the mill pond
tear the celebrated falls in Falling spring
Valley, Alleghany county. Hhe, with her
brother. Thomas King, and several others
wer" bathing when the accident occurred.
MNs King was-n young lady of most excel?
lent character and considerable wealth, amt
had devoted her whole Ufa, aided by her
sieans, in tbe mission of redeeming the
criminal poor of London, working in connec?
tion with Miss Octavia Hill. Miss King had
been in America only about ten days, having
come on a visit of recuperation to the family
ef W. O. Tuke, In Alleghany county, who
wre English settlers.
Thomas A. B-ACBsrOBD. for two years past
commandant and professor nt the Augusta
Military Academy, has aeosptsd a position as
commandant and professor at Kenyon Mili?
tary academy, Gambier, Ohio. Mr. Black?
ford is a native of Lynchburg and a distin?
guished graduate of the Virginia Military
Institute. He is a son of Dr. Benjamin
Blackford, superintendent of the inaane asy?
lum at Staunton.
J war. J. W. Myku and associates, of Phila?
delphia, have bought tho Rockbridge Hotel
at Glasgow, and made a cash payment of
06,000 thereon. Estimates have been ob?
tained as to thc cost of completing the hotel,
which will be about ?12,000.
Kev. V. W. Wheeler, of the Baltimore
Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church
South, has been exhonorated by a committee
of ministen from charges involving his
Mu. W. B. Sklecmah, Sf Oecoquan, has
Just completed a raft of 8,000 twenty-flve
feot piles to HU a government contract for
dikes in the Bappahannock river.
Mrs. Mahv L. Aruenbriqiit, wife of Geo.
L. Argenbright, of Augusta county, died
aged 88 years.
The Richmond Chamber of Commerce has
requested Judge W. W. Crump to write a his?
tory of thut olty.
A BATTLE WITH TRAMPS.
They Held Up People and Robbed
Them of Their Possessions.
A gang of ten tramps, armed with revol?
vers and with considerable jewelry about
them, took possession of the Detroit, Grand
Haven and Milwaukee Railroad junction and
made life a burden to everybody in the neigh?
borhood. A saloon-keeper was held up at
the point of a revolver and relieved of a gold
watch and some money. The police were
notified and three officers had a pitched
battle with them, the tramps hiding In the
woods and opening fire tlrst. The oftest!
responded, and over forty shots were .\
changed, rat, owing to intense darkness,
their aim was necessarily bad. The oflcCTS
succeeded In capturing three of them after a
hard fight, and one of them, giving tbs name
of George J. Wilson, was so badly ont an.I
pounded that hs was covered wita Mood, He
foujfht desperately, and shot twice nt Detee
tlve Durr during tbs scuffle, but mtesed los
mark. On his person were found a line re?
volver, the saloon-keeper's watch ninia Ut
of burglars' tools. After the. battle the tramps
escaped in the darkness, and, meeting Patrol?
man Starr, who was attracted by the Uring
and hastening to the scene, they surprise:
him, and at the point of a revolver compelled
him to throw up his hands, while tlc .
lleved him of his handcuffs and revolver. A
large squad of policemen searched all night
for the other tramps, but were unsuccessful.