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M THE PLAGUE.
Tho tifo plague crept along slowly, bat sarely. ITirst it took poor old Tepe, tbe blind beggar, ytho -lived all alone 1b Ms little jacal down sear t&e Plaza Mayor. He died. Then it made its way straight p the Calle Alfonso. All tbe "unwashed" got it and even the better people, asd finally tbe gorezBor's fami ly, in their villa close to tbe Press, and alter that well, it became impoesiblfel to keep track of the spread of tbe dis ease. On Tuesday perhaps six families had tbe fever. Tbe next Shu day the whole great town was stricken, and every homse in tbe place, from tbe low est little peon hut up to tbe great mar ble fronted bouse of tbe jefe politico, was ia BMorning. The zaedicos did their best Working day and night, with bo rest, no sleep, doing, the doctoring and the nursing-, too, they battled to stamp out tbe feser leave and did. The governor and his family fled to their hacienda borne over siear Dolores Hidalgo. The jef a politico also departed in haste and some of tbe foreigners. Many of tbe latter, however, bad gone away to tbe states or tbe tierra fria at the approach of tbe warm weath er and tbe threatening plague. A few "white men" iH tbe bank and out at tbe mines bad to remain in the city and did so with a good grace, thanking Providence that the wives and children were at home and out of the accursed hole. Hastings was one of tbe few men who stuck to it, for two reasons to begin with, be was not a coward, and he knew that if be left the business of the Cia Miners Unida de Londres to take care of itself the deuce woald be to pay ; for another thing, there was his pretty, silly, helpless wife in Esgland. She bad gone heme in March, just when the weather was getting sultry and sugges tive of what was to follow, with many expressions of grief at leaving JIarry be hind to work alone during the hot sum mer. But then, as she put it, they couldn't both afford to go. Hastings never thought of her as be ing selfish. It was a miserable bole for a woman to live in anyway, even at tbe best, and she could not be blamed. So he loyally defended her in his thoughts and sent every cent of bis pay to her outside of the actual gustos, or expenses. The latter did not amount to much, for aiiue food is simple and inexpensive. Butjt is clean anyway, without a super fluity of germs such as you get during plague times in Mexico, and if be could havo always got mine food it might have been all right. But the cook old Juana fell ill. In two days she was dead. Next 1 he Mexi can foreman died, several of thearrieros followed, a few of the miners, and a dozen or so of the berreteros, at which, in a very bad state of fright, the re maining mine men struck and departed in haste to Provideucia, a little pueblo higher up, where the disease might not follow. Lef fc-alone, Hastings Ehrnggcd - his shoulders and saidasaugbry word. Then he cabled to Lcsdon, explaining matters, and adding that he would hold oh, that tbe plague would have to run its course, after which he hoped to get the mill going again. But they might prepare for its Etoppage ct least during three weeks more. After which there was nothing to do. He could pot go cut to the adjacent 4nines for fear of carrying the infection with bim. In town James of the Banco de Inglaterra and Hardy of the cable company had died during tbe time of his own Etmggle with the Cia Unida employees. So he was the only white man left. In the town there remained only one small unclean meson operated by an in different Chinaman. Here Hastings had his meals, coming down town for them through the deserted, silent streets, where a few starving dogs lay in the sunshine, gasdng wistfully at the white man as he passed and bowling miserably for food. There were a few ragged look ing burrcs and some meager pigs that ran wild in the middle of the streets, and old Pepe's green parrot fluttered about in the little space in front of bis jacal, calling: "Pepel Pepito! Choco late para el lorof" But tbare was no Pepe to hear. One hot, heavy day, Hastings walked down to' the little meson fox bis dinner. He did not feel well, and his head was dizzy and burning. Ha knew very well that the tifo always started out that Way, and so that morning he had sent pff a check for a full month's pay and a statement of his life insurance policies to bis wife, Then feeling somewhat bet ter, he decided that be would stop in at the botica as he came from lunch to get something from M. Fabian, the old French apothecary. But the old msirt ZlTnr 57" "ZZtuZ'S- " AMie together two -eletons, those r-1 u i::r7,:: ed. Inquiring of fhe Chinaman, that worthy stated that M. Fabian bad "deaded" and there was uo one in the shop; that the senor possibly might get some drugs in the padre's bouse; but, no, that was impossible, for the padre died, this morning. At whiah Hastings shrugged his shoulders again and said, "No importa." It did not matter. Unable to eat the hot, unwholesale food, and with bis head throbbing un mercifully, be made bis way beck to ward the Press .and tbe mine. Down tbe Calle Fernando a long row of peo ple were comiBg. When be got nearer, be made out that they were the peons wrapped in carbolized sheets, carrying put tbe dead. They shouted at him, be cause it jjjs eadly q approach a tifo porpee, awi be turned into a side street which was quiet ad deserted, with tbe bot weather" grass asd foliage almost choking it. As be went along it grew more familiar to bis beBusabed senses, until finally be got to a. bouse a small, flower tbatcbed caitJ that be happened to ?emepec very well indeed. It was deserted sow, &ad a few birds twittered fcbeat ia the "Aztecfiower" boshes and lemon tree- No other soasd could be htzsd, it looked cool ix tbe yard and tiny par!, with Its fountain long ago goae dry, and Hastings stumbled, through the shrub choked entrance and satdowa dizzily in tbe shady patio. His bead was. rapidly growing worse buraiagi dizzy, with erneer, blinding piiiM shooting about. His eyes were Jbeer, too, -for be could see all sorts of Ioocesyfavor;te perfume was still i-iWabost the patio everywhere; fet Deleres was iKt there she bad left tbe oity -tbe day be was married in Lom iom. Vbflrsfore why: ym it feat be with tbe little green loci to perched on ber shoulder and tbe sunshine lighting gp ber blue black hair and the. red rose ia it? She bad always worn tbe deep red roses in her dark hair after the first time that be bad. noticed and admired the adoraeBt in bis careless way. Bet then is all ways she bad tried to please him. Not a good woman, she had been very unselfish and Ehe had loved bim. Perhaps, after all, if he had mar ried ber instead cf coolly breaking to br after their two years together the fact cf the ether woman in England the Eweet, pure girl, bis wife she would have daid with bim to tho last, nursed bim, held to bim even in death. Well, it was over with it didn't mat ter much anyway the wife was pro vided for, and if he went under all alone in this plague cursed town buenp! And then, very tired and stupid, bis bead aching horribly, be stretched him self oa the floor in the shade of the I Jemou tree and dozed. In uneasy deep he passed off into unconsciousness, as is the way with tbe tifo. In another hour be was quietly raving. Tbe birds flew close and chirped at him curiously. A few lizards, attracted by the warm sun shine, crawled up and basked on tbe edge of the patio near him. The sun, going down, blazed furiously on him and increased the fever beat, but there was no one else. Jnstabont sundown, as the sun's rays, cooler now, fell athwart the patio and the body of the delirious man, someone, heavily perfu med an d in rustling cloth es, came through the gate and the shrub bery and steed in the docrway, looking about her with a fierce, scornful "expres sion that slowly faded away as she mused. Over there was the fountain of which they had been so proud. It was dry and grass grown now. The lemon bushes planted by them with so much tender care and pruned and lov ingly tended were now great rough trees, unpruned and gnarly. Even the big rosebush that they had planted so that she could alwajs have red roses was wild and straggling. Everything dead, gone! One slow tear trickled down her- painted cheek as she looked about and thought. These little mute things flowers and the like will Etir even a nameless wcxuau into remorse and sorrow and even agony sometimes. She turned to go, sighing heavily. But some impulse moved her. She wanted to go back througb the patio to the room that had been- hers. One look at it would not hurt, as she was going away that night. He was put of" the city, so she bad been told in Provi dencia with that white faced woman, his wife. Nobody would know it if she made a fool cf herself and cried and wept iu that room for a little space. When one has been a fool and broken one's own heart, one has to weep. She very nearly stumbled over the form of tbe man as she went. He was still raving, but not violently, as he lay there, and, strange to say, in Spanish. Perhaps if it had been in bis own lan guage the would net have cared. But sho listened, her heart wildly beating, as he murmured word after word, phrases in her own tongue. She listen ed, and toon a thought struck her there was no mention of the other wom an, bis wife, the wife who had gene away and left him when trouble and plague came near. She listened what was it ho was saying, in a. thickened, besky tone? "Dolores, te amas! Dp lores, mi querida"-r- And then, over and over again, sweet Spanish words, always of Dolores. Dolores, not the white woman! Oh, thank God! Then he bad not loved her after all- he had married her, but bis heart had been tru to the poor Mexican. Sobbing now, with all the pent up passion of many past mouths, tho worn an leaned over and clasped the burning, delirious form in her arms, pressing her lips to the unconscious face and the un seeing eyes. She knew that it was too late to check the fever now nothing conld be done there were uo medicos, no botica, no drugs, not even water, nothing. He could only die. But she, who had loved bim best, could die with bim. Months after, the plague extinct, two skeletons were found in the patio cf tbe little cottage. One was identified as that of Harry Hastings,. M. E., which was fortunate for his widow in England. Otnerwise she could not have claimed the life insurance policies. But they were paid, and tbe little widow invests ed quite a large sum in pretty, black crape gowns. And she was. so fair and childish and innocent and helpless in. her black roL :s cf Lereavement that an,? pther man, a lich one, proposed for her and married her. She lives comfortably pud at ease in r beautiful English home. to perhaps, she is not to be pitied, af te? And fn the Ccmpo Santo on the bill in r-lTsnnain-'f'fi fhprr fs a grave where " of Harry Hastincs and the unknown worn &a who bad died with him. They had been eo buried to save time. Tbe bead stone, erected by tbe Cia Unida, saya simply, "Henry Hastings, aged 31." So tbe erstwhile widow is not shocked by the knowledgo that Dolores lies there too. Hew itt Darrell in Argonaut Hesse Fer Weasea Xarses. A home for wemen nurses has been completed and fnrnished by the man agers cf tbe Friends asylum at Frankt ford, a suburb of Philadelphia, whig if to bear he name Elmhnrst. tTke Middle Aged Maa. "I wonder," said the middle aged man, "why we take life so bard. At the very best wn$ have only 75 or 100 years, of if, and yet we fume and fuss and worry alj through it I think of it sofaetimes. Here I amwell, say, 50, with maybe ?Q years ahed. The' cold chances are against my getting go many, put take a hopeful view and say I've got 30. But that's a mighty short time, beb? But just think of frittering away that time is worry! MWh-I think of these things, I make p my mind that by cracky, 1 will not worry any more, aaa?, J think I take tfeiags more philosophical lytbas I ?wed tel. Bat let somelitUi thing come up I I don't fly all to pieces over it maybe, but it drags and griads. And oely 30 years to live J "What a waste of time! What poor, miserable critters we arel" New York Sun. Tbe ,aam California, derived from tbe two Spaateh words oaliwie fbraalli L e., "hot furnace" was grrea by Cartes in tbe year ISSi to tbe pasiBeula sow kaows as Lower California, of which be was tbe discoverer, oa ac qoaat of its hot climate. OK THE SANDS A 1xsdlcsa sea amA. esdles sky, AsdyoaaadT jaatyoccad . W&ea life asd love rd sweet feege wars JOHBg. Xet a aril ia Eight, uo s liviag tkisg Astir, Ecr scar ns tb new ecm baag A silver feamxnoek -wiere elves xsigLt swtejg Wkea yoa and I sad the -world were yoaag. Was it ages gose, or lat yesternigiit? Were we tbe first -wkose vrsrm lips clasg, Tae first who set for love's dear deligkt, Wkoa tbe sad old earth -vras glad asd yotragf Sea sad skj and tbe sands iaipearled Witb starry sbclls from the soft fcaia swaag, Aad you and I tat we m&de the world Wfeea lova aad kepe' Ti'tl s-rrcct ILTe were young! Madeline B. Bridges ia Brooklyn life. A MAN TIGEE. BY CHARLES B. LEWIS. We were encamped on tbe banks of the Chumbul river, on the east side of the Cbittcre hills, India. It was a gov ernment party, in charge of Captain I 'Jordan, a military engineer. The object -was to see if the river could be tapped and a canal constructed to run the wa ters across tbe flat country to the east for irrigation purposes. There were two English soldiers and a parry of 20 na tives detailed with the captain, and two English officers d myself were with the survey as volunteers. This meant a surveying and, bunting party combined. There was plenty of game in the Chit tcro bills, end Captain Jordan was a veteran hunter as well as a prominent enigneer. Wc had not yet got settled in camp when the natives appeared to tell us some queer stories regarding a tiger which had lately made his appearance in the neighborhood. In the first place, he was of astonishing size. No one had ever seen his like. In the next, as they declared, be bad. more ihe face of a hu man being than of a tiger. Again, be bad been encountered, face to face, by several natives, but instead of attacking them bad contented himself with a look and then walked off. On one occasion he bad entered a village and stealthily approached an old man who was cook ing his supper at a fire. His presence was not discovered until he rubbed his nose against the old man's shoulder and emitted a souud like the purring of a cat. Dumb and helpless with terror, the native waited to be attacked, but after walking around the fire two or three times the beast went off into the thick et This old man stoutly declared that the tiger bad the face of a man and that it seemed to desire speech with him: Tho beast had been roamiHg about for three weeks when we got, there, but in all that time had not attacked a na tive nor killed an animal belonging tc the villagers. The natives of India are not only su perstitious to the last degree, but given to the grossest exaggeration in all their statements, and. their declarations in this case wcro taken with many grains of allowance. As a rule they are very anxious to get rid or tueir dangerous neighbors, but in this case they be sought us net to barm the tiger. The soul of some good man, native or white, had taken possession cf the beast, and for that -reason be had spared The vil lagers and should be spared in turn. Tc kill him would be sacrilege, and in re venge a man" eater would be sent to de populste the village. It was four days after the natives had come in before we got sight of the man tiger. Captain Jordan bad begun bis preliminary work, and one day when he was on the bank of tbe river, half a mile below camp, I took my gun to join him and get a shot at some wild swans which had passed down the stream. Thus far wo had bunted only small game and had heard nothing further from the tiger. Tho sun shone brightly in a cloudless sky, and the weather was hot, and 1 knew enough of tbe tiger's habits to be sure that he would be lying up in some cool spot during the heat of the day. I heard tbe captain shooting to bis assistants long before I got to him. They had crossed the river on a raft, and he was alone. Just before 1 reached bim I struck into a path used by the wild animals as they came down from tho hills to drink. Forty feetaway I caught sight of tbe officer standing bev hind his surveying instrument, and at the same instant my eyes fell upon a tiger creeping along the path between, pa. For a few seconds I believed the. creature to be a dog. Then as I fully realized what it was and that he was stalking the unsuspecting man I was so unnerved that I stood stock still and gazed at him. I bad only a shotgun, leaded with swan shot, but tbe actions cf the beast were so singular that I for got I was armed at all. While I contin ued gazing at bim be crept forward to the captain's feet and lay down and rolled over in play. All of a sudden and without realizing what I was doing I uttered a shout. In turning tbe captain stumbled over the tiger and pitched forward, and, with a sort of yelp, the beast sprang away into the bushes. Though the officer got a full view of the creature it was hard for bim to believe that things had occurred as they had. As the tiger had not been disturbed by me it was a source of won der why he had not attacked the officer. When the natives came to hear of it, they asserted with g3ea earnestness that the soul of some friend of the cap tain bad passed into the beast and that the tiger had heard of his presence and came to welcome him. This was absurd, of course, but nevertheless we had tc admit that there was something very h singular about the matter. H ThrA pvpninpa Inter too n( of V.- " - ' CJ Tm 1 1 V V UJC door of the mesa tent and smoked and talked after the evening meal. It was a bright moonlight evening, and we could see almost as well as at noonday. By and by Captain Jordan rose up and started down to his horse, 200 feet away, and we were following him with our eyes, when a tiger sprang out of a hollow where it hud been crouching and seised him and rujhed away to the thicket. he thing transpired so quick ly that it was 1 seconds before one of us moved. As we sprang to our feet we asked each other if wehad seen aright. The officer uttered no cry and tbe beast did not even snarl. The man was seized by tbe left hip, given a twist, and most of bis body seemed to be oa tbe tiger's back as the beast galloped away. Before ose of us could seize a rifla the beast aad bis victim bad disappeared into the brush, which came within 200 feet of our teats. We set up a great sbcntiag sad fired oar guns, hoping to frighten the tiger, and as scon as lanterns-could be lighted we pvsbed ocr way into the -jawglc, bet tbe caeewse bopeleaeTrota tbe start. Tbe tiger bad crept across a clear piece of grosad for a distance of 100 feet to reach tbe bellow. Tbemoos ligbt was so strOBg that aoae of us ought to have sees bin, but ae a matter of fact bis proooaao was ,not ewm sus pected until tbe captain's horse scented bim and began to cutnp.' What happened to tbe captain we beard from bis own lips sext afternoon. The facts in tbe case were published i& many Indian and English journals at the time, and strange as. tbey were no one ventured to dispute them. 2text morning we assembled 200 natives and beat up the country for miles around, hoping to at least find the half devoured body and give it burial. Not a trace of it could be found, nor was tbe tiger seen. When Captain Jordan was seized, the action was so sudden that it was half a minute before he realized the sit uation. The tiger's teeth did not grip fhe flesh at all, but only tbe clothing. Tbe officer's arms were free, and bad he had a pistol he could have made use of it. Clasping the tiger with bis right arm, his left bung down, and as soon as the thicket was reached he grasped at the bushes to delay progress. In this way be checked tbe pace considerably until an open path leading up into the bills was reached. He beard our shouts and the report cfvfirearms, but bad no hope of escape. He was. carried a dis tance of two miles and a half, and at the end of it the tiger scrambled np a very steep hill to a masa of rocks on the crest. These rocks were surrounded by a dense jungle, and in forcing a way through it the officer'sace as bedly cut by the bushes. He had planned to make a fight for bis life when the tiger dropped him, but the beset acted so queerly that he changed bis mind. There was no growling, no sign of an ger. The tiger let go of him to back off and sit up on bis haunches and whine and whimper and look at him in a queer way. Just at that spot the moon light filtered down until the officer could see pretty plainly, and.be was amazed to discover that the tiger had almost a human face. Not only that, but it was the face of a native servant who bad been with bim for years, but who was bitten by a cobra several years before and lost bis life in saving that of his master. So impressed was Captain Jordan with this wonderful resemblance that he called the name of bis servant aloud. As he did so the tiger fawned upon him with overy evidence of affection and carefully licked the blood off his face. When the officer sat up, the tiger rub bed its head against him and purred like a cat and seemed highly delighted to have its fur Etroked. The queer con duct of the beast was a great puzzle to tho officer, as you may well believe. In stead of being eaten alive he was being toyed with. It was a full hour before he dared hope that he -was really to be spared. During the night he sat with his back to a rock, tho tiger lying be side him, and every Eound from camp came up to him on the stillness of the night. What daylight woald bring he did not know. When it came, the tiger sat up and yawned and looked about Then it licked his face and hands, rub bed bis shoulder and finally slipped away into the jungle. In his report of tbe adventure Captain Jordan said tbe face of the tiger boro such a wonderful resemblance to that of his old servant that he thought himself dreaming. This resemblance was, of course, only in a general way. When the tiger left him, he did not know exactly what to do. He feared if he attempted to depart the beast would return and attack him, and he therefore remained quiet. In about an hour the tiger reappeared, having evidently eaten and drunk, and he lay down beside the captain, and both slept until niidaftemoon. Then the tiger fondled the man again, looked him in the face for a long time, and finally whined and whimpered and went off. Ten minutes after he disappeared the captain rose up and started for camp, which be reached in less than an hour. His appearance struck us dumb for the moment. We scoffed st bis story, bat he took the whole party to the spot where he had been held captive. It was hard to swallow his statements, but I am satisfied that he did not exaggerate in the slightest Two days after his es cape the tiger was found dead not fax from camp, and then all of us had a look at his face. Its resemblance to that of a native was indeed wonderful. Pho tographs were taken, and the papers printed woodcuts, and when the face was put in a group with four or five na tives uq one could detect it as that of a tiger. It was a queer thing, taken all around, but I have given you the de tails just as I got them, and you must figure things out for yourself. Oa the Verge of Bala. The rinderpest and the drought, it is said, have Drought tbe Orange Free State to the verge cf ruin. The drought has lasted for ten months and still con tinues. A cabbage is sold far a shilling, and there is no meat except the car casses of wornout wagon bullocks. Business is being wound up all over the place, and trade is almost at a stand still. Alter the Woolsey West Ten years ago all the land around here sold for: $1.25 an acre. Hudson Bivers And what does it sell for now? - W. W. Taxes. Brooklyn Life. Tbe SaproBe Caart. Justice Brewer has noted some curi ous coincidences in regard to the mem bers of the supreme court. The judges are seated ou tbe bench on either side of the chief justice in tbe order of the date of their appointments, the senior at the right, tbe second at the left, and so on. Before the retirement of Justice Field on the right of the chief justice were seated the three colors, Justices Gray, Brown and White: JSTone of tbe associates who sat on the right of the chief justice had children. Every asso ciate who sat oo tbe left bad a large family, and all but Judge Peckham bad grandchildren. New "York Tribune. - Tee aCaca Fer Klaa. "I will give $ 100 to any one who cam equal my tricks!" shouted the professor of legerdemain, who-had tbe stage. "I accept your offrr," answered a' man as be pushed through the crowd. "Do you belong to tbe perfesh?" "Naw; 1 manufacture gas meters." "Then 1 witbdruw the proposition." I-"-roit Free Press. It'a tae Xew Crees Thct S ir eep -CT eaa. The one tcing ia which we doa't valae experience is a bocim, BofoQ Transcript Baby Mine! Every mother feels an inde scribable dread of the pain and danger attend ant upon the .most critical pe riod of her life. 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TTotice la hereby given that b virtae ot a ver. bal chattel mortaga dated oa or aboat Kay 18th, 1SS7, aad not recorded .and execrated by Carl Lnnk vr tzto William Bnbtrts to secare the payBseat of J?.5A.and npoa Trhick there is bow doe the sam of 187.50; default haTiog beea made in the payment of said sum, tlireloiel will Fell at public aaciios the property therein decribed, to-wit: Four hand red aad ninety-rtro bushels of eora Is e&rc all of the afcoTe described corn ttss grova upoa the sixty scree of 'and lying along the west line of the we-t hlf of Fectioal, township 11, range S3, at the house of T. A. Hoberts situated oa the northeast quarter oieectlon 2, tovrashlp II. range 83. in the precinct of Birdwood, Lincoln county, Nebraska, on the 2d day of April, 1898, at one 'clock p. at. of mid day. Dated this 11th day of March. 1SS6. WIIXJAX ROBERTS, Mortgagee, mI13 By his Attorneys, Davis-fc Kibslet. KOTTCE TOR PUBLICATION". Land Office at North Platte, "Neb., ) February 19th, 1883. J Notice is hereby given that the following-aaaied settler ha? filed notice of his intention to sake final proof in support of his claim, aad that said proof will be aiade before Eegister aad SeceiTer at North Platte, Neb., oa March. 23th, 1866, via: LOBEXZO D. GEORGE, who made Eoaiestead Entry No. 18091, for the lots 1 and i, section 2, township U north, range 31 west, 6th P. X. lie names the folloxing witnesses to prove his continuous residence apoa and cultivation of said lead, viz , Lorea Starges,Haas J. Hansen, William isiebold and .Look Peterson, all of North Platte, " fa-6 JOHN F. HTNMAN, Begister. In the matter of the Estate of George W. Dillard, Deceased. It appearing by the petition of James M. Kay, Administrator of said Estate, filed this 21st day of February, 1898, that there is set aScieat per sonal property in the bands of said Administrator to pay the clnlras and charges allowed again-ft said Estate, and that it is necessary to sell the realty of said Estate, to-wIU Lot 5. in block 159, and lot 5, in block: 149. all in North Platte, Lincoln county, Nebraska, It Is ordered that all persons in terested in said Estate appear before me at my of fice in North Platte. Nebraska, on the- 7ta day of April, 1S8S- at ten o'clock ia the forenoon of said day, to show csaee why a license ehouMSaot be granted, said Administrator to sell so arseh of said realty as shall be necessary to pay the charge against said Estate. Notice thereof will be given by publication for four successive weeks prior to said day of hearing in the Taramrz, a legal news paper pnblished in oar said eoaaty. H.X, Okxmzs, Judge. D, M. HOGSETT Gontoetof and Buildef, AND AGENT FOR ECLIPSE and FAIRBANKS WINDMILLS. 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