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iVTE JOUiiNAI,. WEDNESDAY EVENING. JULY 18D1. - 11111 i 4. 1- "HUV PH!" Thrilling Tiescno cf a Bi;ycie Girl Who lindirt Learnotl U w to Stop. The shades of niht were getting in their work, and the peace of a righteous community was Site-ring through the atmospiiere. Erowu and Jones were en joying their last cigars and conversing on stocks. There U nothing frivolous or flighty about Bron and Jones. Suddenly there eaai4 a swish of fem inine fcliirts, a skurr? of a bicycle, and through the darkened air a shrill wail faltered, "Oh, won't you please help me?" Then a bicyolw at f nil tilt sped acros3 the street cresting, and Brown and Jones stared at each other aghast. "O-o-oon!" half cried the voice ol the disappearing rider. "What in thunder does she want help about?" gasped Jonee. "She wasn't fcirping overl" cxied Brown. "Her wheel wi f-11 rightl" "Ko one was pursuing" "Help!" floated lack to the crossing. "With one wild gpx!i of alarm, two ci gars were flung to destruction, and two reputable citizens v-'ent spinning1 down Lake avenue. IS" ever since their college days have J one and Brown mado arun ning record like the one credited to that night's p!rformanc3, with a movable goal for an object. Oae bl x;k, two blocks, 2 blocks, and then the fleeing wheel with its sobbing rider came in view. With an extraordinary spurt Brown and Jones caught ui, grabbed the han dle bars and stopped the wild progress of the modern F lyirg Dutchman. "What" began Jones. "How" gasped Brown, who was stout and un pleasantly conscious cf something ridic ulous in the whole proceeding. "Oh," quavered the feminino rider, who was not young: and not fair, "oh, how can I ever thank you? Oh, my goodness, what a scare I I can ride, you know jutt learned but I can't turu round, and I can't mount, and I can't stop my wheel, and I was getting far ther away from Lome every minute, and, oh, dear, what would I have done i" Jones couched. Ia her excitement the distressed L-tdy was reposing against hij shirt front. It was a freh shirt front, and her act disturbed him. "Shall we get yoa Parted for home?" queried Brown, who always had pres ence of mind. "Oh, if you would," said the dis tressed lady, and then the two reputable citizens put her en her wheel, turned it around, pn.-h-'d ker half a block and taw her disappear iu the darkness, leav ing a trail of inarti 3u late gasps, thanks, protests and exel m.ations in her wake. Sib-nee icU ovtr L,iike avenue. Brown and Jones stuffed their handkerchiefs into th' ir collars and looked at each other meditatively. Suddenly Brown Went into convulsions. He grabbed Jones' arm. "How," he stuttered, "how, I say, is that fool woman going to stop when fche does get home?" Then tin y sat down on the curbstone to recover and incidentally to calculate whether the woman who hadn't learn ed how to make the wheel stop going round would eventually reach the north pole or be drowned in Lake Superior. "And yet," Brown says scornfully' when he te lls the adveDture, "yet some misguided mortals claim that women have sense enough to vote and decide the fate of the nation. Humph!" The way he says "humph" makes the hearer wither right away if the hearer is a woman. Chicago .News. ...... .. . , . f,r ,.t J" TT vrry, you hr ve t iken the largest rteacli. You should remember that Dod dle is the eldest." - "That's not my fault. "Judy. Natunil History. "She has bec ur.e quite a butterfly of fa-hi' n, " said one r:rl. "Positively darling, " replied the other. "And yet her father started as a small comer grocer. " "Yes. You know we learned at school that it takes the grub to make the but terfly. " Washinjtou Star. Tl.e Wm-5- of Carvers, The blunders of carvers are historic. One of the most amusing ppecimena chiefly concerns a spruce young lawyer who led a blushing damsel as a bride from her rural h on e and returned with Ler to the ho.-pitable mansion of her father-in-law to enjoy the Christmas fes tival. Ho was culled on to carve. The turkey was overdoie anl was somewhat tough withal. The spruce young lawyer ttracgled with it, but the bird wouldn't yield. An cyiorn ,ous pudding stood beside the turkey and was in the law yer's way. Finally he took up the pudding disli and placed it in his chair behind him mid then renewed liis attack on the tur-ken- with redoubled vigor. His face was red with eSort anc. embarrassment, his glasses streamed villi perspiration, but Ht ill he struggled. At last he made a tremendous effort and succeeded in launching the impervious bird onto the other side of the ttble. "There," he said in despair, "now I've done it" and sat down in the pudding. Tit-Bit Wun't Cp on Cow. It Is said to be a true story of an Eng lish clergyman that on hij appointment to a country living he went about from house to house asking why the good wives did not go to church on Sunday afternoons. "JMilking the cows" was the universal answer. On Sunday morn ing, therefore, he spoke his mind. "I have been ror.s,d the parish, " he said, "and Cud you all make the same ex cuse. Now, I have only one th.ng tore quest, and that is that you milk your cows the last thing on Saturday night and the first thing on Monday morn ing. " Youth's Companion. A Stumper. I I- L'Enfant Terrible Can you move your brain, auntie? Her Aunt Xo, dear, of course not. L'Enfant Terrible Then how do yon change your mind? Pick Ide Up. The Dsadly l'ivorite. Macallister JSlcIlhenuj-'s soul for the instant was as if a silver sunbeam Lad fallen upon it. The girl who had been frowning on him had smiled. It was a smilo that lighted the world in the beginning. Maoallister McHhenny had bet his salary two weeks in advance on the fa vorite, and that brute hid won last place by a tail, heels down, and it waa the season when ico cream and straw berries were ripe. When the girl smiled, ilacallister Mellhermy took hope. "Your smilo is the loveliest thing in the world," ho murmured soit and low. "Yes," she re.-poadd, smiling again. "Yes," he whis;KTed, reaching for her lily white banc, "and I wish you would smiie on me always. " "But I can't," and again thet se raphic smile. lie gazed upon h jr reaching for her hand, "And why not?" anxiously. "Because," the s "I'm engaged to sin this evening, who is ice cream parlors to A X&uie For tvery Hee la tlie Hive. Tho "smart" city boy has countless wonderful stories to tell to his country cousin when he goes to the farm for a part of the summer. The city may not be a good place foT him to stay in the warm weather, but it is a good place to brag about. City Hpy got caught, how ever, when he had pv.?np'-d Country Boy full of yarns about marvelous things in the metropolis. "Well, I know, "said Country Boy, with an angelic look on his freckled face, "but my uncle over to Cross Koads beats 'em all. He's got 10 l ives of bees, and he's got a name for ev ry bee. " City Boy jeered; but Country Boy Stuck to his yarn stubbornly until City Boy, seeing a cliarco to g t a big story to tell in the city, was convinced. "Well," ho said, "tell me some of the names. What does he cr.ll soma of them?" "Bees," said Country Boy, his face as expression k-sa s a freckled flour sack, "just bees. lie calls 'tin all bees. " Xew York Tribune. It Invars? liatio. Mr. de Koltay (as his wife makeslior appearance dressed for a ball) You are the most inconsistent woman I ever knew. Mrs. de Koltay What is the matter now? Mr. de Koltay Tho less you put on the longer it takes you to do it. New York World. The Hot Season. All ozone now deti rts the air And Kkave miasma nvcrebes t"here. The heat "WiLts me: to si in';f lumps And leaves then in ti:o culftul (iua.ps. It slowly turns, lr-m lio:ir lo i-our. Our milk of huti an kimineaa sour. And on the brain such strain is wrought That it can hold ona only thought It's bod The healthy man 5t fries tnay To dud, devitalized u.ay. It boiia his brain beyond control And crack the enamel off h :s souL "All flesh is ffra;-s." the Scr:pt ires y. It takes this grass and c.ri.i;e3 it hay. We wish to sit in ju?t one s-pot And cherish but one single t-iocKht It's hotl Man is too weak to work or play. And i&r too impious to pray. It is an ail sufficient labor For him to a;t and watch his rseiliuor To watch his neighbor dig &nd delve But he's too '.vcult to work l.:m;.elf. He loves to sit in cue lone s;: t. With this one Bclitry tht ught Its hotl It's hot. and labor in a crime. We'll wait and :-it till dinner time. And then we'll v jit another tpeii t'nt il we hear the eupjer boll. All other work is out th question. Except the labor of dieti With work we'll .-jot be overwrought. And we will chf r:-h bat cr.e tluu:,h: It's hod .New York World. appealingly, still he tsked, oh, so aid, very gently, iie on Mr. Wood to t ike me to the participate in a feast of luscious strawberry " Once more she s?5iiled. but it was ashes in the month of Macaliisior Mc Hhenny, and he wont and tore his hair, for the bulk of his bets was to go to that hated Wood, and this was how he Was spending it. Detroit Free Press. THE RIVER BRETHREN. Odd Tat of Garb and Str.i-ngo of Custom, hnccessfnl Farmers. Special Correspondence. Aeileke, Kan., May 31. It is char-, acteristic of the quaint people called "River Brethren," or, more properly, Brethren in Christ, that they should hold their international conference on the prairies of Kansas. Of fheir 5,000 members a fif th have made a success on the plains, aed their methods have been an object lesson that ought to ap peal to every western settler. Odd of garb and strange of custom are they, but they know the secret of success indus try and economy. From the time of their expulsion from Switzerland in 1750 to 1879 they toiled among tho hills of Pennsylvania. Then one day they resolved to emigrate. Spies like those of old were sent out and reported well, and the train from the east a few days thereafter set down here 300 of them fully equipped for begin nig the business of life under new con ditions. A train load of freight follow ed, and it was said by the Lancaster papers that the members of the colony had $500, 000 in cash in their pockets. Their first act on arriving was to hold an outdoor prayer meeting. Of course they succeeded. They plow ed deep and sowed carefully. They gave their time and efforts to making agri culture a business. They take no inter est in politics and seldom vote. The poll tical meeting has no attractions for them, and they go to town not to dis cuss the tariff, but to market big wag on loads of produce. In dress there is a veritable Quaker simplicity. The men wear tight but toned black or drab coats, wide brimmed black hats, part their hair in the mid dle and wear full beards. The women's gowns never change fashion and are al ways without ruffio or flounce, and such a thing as gold or silver ornament i a sacrilege indeed. They ride in square covered, hearselike rockaways, but the horses that draw them are big and fat and valuable. The houses they live in are plain and the furnishings far from luxurious, but the barn3 are big and red j: ; t ; r r f - . r - s EIVEIi BRETHREN BETHEL. and are stored with all those good things in Mirplus products and modern imple ments that the adjoining settler wishes were liis own. iieligiiji! takes up much of their time. Their churches are of the plainest de scription, and they prefer to have them in tho country, many of the brethren having a kind of fear of the cities. There arc no regular preachers, but men of the neighborhood who seem worthy r.re ordained to preach and step from tli'i plow to the pulpit on Sundays and expound the doctrines of the church. The household is given to family devo tion daily, and the ceremony of feet washing, in which the men kneel h bly and bathe their neighbors' feet, a part of their annual love feast service. Woman's place among them is less assertive than among other denomina tions. She waits until tho men have finished the meal on formal occasions and from tl.e time of joining the church wears a white muslin cap continually, except when slot ping. The church rules prohibit any mem ber having his photograph taken, hav ing his life insured or putting lightning rods on his buildings. Insurance of buildings is carried on mutually, and when a fire occurs the church takes a collection and p::ys the bill. So when a brother is unable to pay his debts tho church argut s and exhorts with him. If he docs not or cannot meet the account, the church does it for him. Hence their credit is always gilt edged, and such a thing as a River Brethren in the poor house is unknown. The River Brethren enjoy visiting one another. ICearly evr-rr year a portion of the western members go back to tho Keystone State and spend a time with their friends among tl.e hills. The first time they did it the station agent at the county seat was t liken unawares. The wind had blown up from the south for days and days; the crops were nearly ruined, ami no one thought of going east except to stay; but one morning the River Brethren began to drive in, and family alter family deposited big lunch ba-kets on the depot steps. The leaders entered the office, and laying down $4, 000 asked for 100 round "trips tickets to Pennsylvania. The age nt nearly fainted. They are used to it now, and every year from 5,000 to $7,000, is spent for tickets back east by th Brethren of this county. The church in which the general con ference is being held and where 300 delegates from Pennsylvania and Cana da and Ohio have gathered stands out on the prairie. It ha:; dormitories above, and huge tents will be put up to accom modate all who come. From daylight until dark for a week the services and visiting and discussions of church mat ters are going on. The church govern ment is a nearly pure democracy. All have a voice. The River Brethren have demonstrat ed, as have the Mcnnonites, that suc cess in agriculture on the prairies de pends entirely on how one goes at it. When the season has been dry, they have simply plowed a little deeper, and when the wheat failed they always have some corn or cattle to make up the deficiency. They ask little of the out side world and give little to it, but their bank account waxes fat, and their serenity of mind is unruffled by pass-nig disturbances. They are worth much to a community and have built up some of the best farms of the plains from the law prairie. C. M. H-a-P-geb. Typewriter makes no pretensions that are not supported by its record; advances no claims that the actual performance of each and every machine manufact ured will not justify ; varies not from one uniform standard of excellence a. l- 1 a 1 r in tunbtruution; ana inereiore main tains, by means of timely and thoroughly tested improve- " 1 7. . 11 M menrs, its unquesiionea pre-eminence as tie otanaara writ- lng-macnine oimpie, irracticai, uurable, Hasy to .Learn and Operate. I i 1 - - f 1 SEND FOR CATALOGUE. WYCK0FF, SEAMAKS & BENEDICT, 32? Broadway, New York. J. F. ROVERS. locAL dealer, TOPEICA. K7 t ) ( t i r t I) I ? i 1 THItOl'tiM C.VRS TOI'EKA XO AS BIKV FAKK, The Great Rock Island Route Will Run a. Special Cilalr Car Witliou. Change far Jt4 ratrans. This -special through chair car will leave Topeka at 3:oJ . m. on Thursday, July 5, and joiu the official train, which leaves Chicago via the Baltimore & Ohio railroad at p, m. July G. 1 here tit no ijjicml route west of Chica go. Prof. W. II. Olin will personally con duct this party through to Asbtiry park. The special ou the Baltimore it Ohio railroad will stop two hours at Pittsburg to visit the Carnegie iron works, it will stop at various points in the moun tains, and at Cumberland, Md. Will stop two hours at Harper's. Ferry and ar rive in Washington, 1). c, Saturday eve ning and remain there until Tuesday morning, leaving after breakfast and arrive in Asuury park for dinner. Kate one fare, plus $2, for the round trip. '1 ickets on sale July 5, G and , with return limit as long as any other line offers, either jiuf.tcly or pr.culeti. For Christian Bnde.ivor meeting, tick ets will be sold July S, 'J and lu, at one faro for the rotind trip. 'licKets to both Asburv park and Cleveland sold to any person. Yv'o are in it to stay a:id mean business with a big B. 'We oiler you the best trade, the best train service and the bejt time. Call upon any agent of the Great Rock Island system for additional informa tion, sleeping car or chair car reserva tion, etc. II. O. Gabvet, City Ticket and Passenger Agent, Col Kansas aveuus, Topeka, Kan. The pacer Laura T, 2:09?', was last year a bay, bat is now a strawberry roan. T,he total nr.mber of horses and mules possessed by the British army it-' about 27,000. The 2:20 and 2:14 dases pacers failed to fill for the Paofio summer meeting. Wintereet, la., has a Ft rvefc a mile long that has been .set ap-it for speeding purposes. At Mystic piik the experiment of timing by a dial pite h.is been mi im mense success'. A vicious hovwe nt Blvk T.rr ; FilK Wi . , bit a yi;.;;a;; man, and the latter di-jd of hydrophobia. Challenge Chief, 2 : J. 0 the champion etui lion cf Cr-.'--:;, v. ill be campaigned throngh tiu gra::d circuit this h;.:,ou. The State Fair association of Kar.s.'i will hold its annual mediant Wichita Oct. 2 toG. and $S,CC0 vill be disbursed in stakes and parses. At ZSTarragansett ark, whore public betting is not allowed, iir.mciiso fields have faced the starter, and iho daily at tendance is enom.ous. A gilded shoe, worn by H. B. Win ship, 2:00, with running mate, in his great flight against time, is nailed beds up in tho office at the -.lyctic House. During the Revolution (rciieral La fayette rode from his headquarters in Rhode Island to Boston almost 70 miles in seven hours, and immediately made the. return journey in G hours. Ilorseman. SALE ! iisililPIl not w;int to move any more poods than wo can uo tor the next ten days at tlie possibly hulp. Soo what the cash will OS iIT OLIJ - S20 Mortli Kansas Ave. CRITTENDEN & DANIELS ON. ff s" Hi 715 " V71 f Tills ofiic Is operated ly the riimt Kkillful dental MurjreonH in Amertcn. Sets of Teeth 54 5e. A Grand I'calurf Of Hood's Sarsapariila is that while it purifies the blood and sends it coursing through the veins full of richness and health, it also imparts new life and vigor to every function of the body. Hence the expression so often heard: "Hood's Sarsaparilla made a new person of me." It overcomes that tired feelinjp bo com mon now. Hood's Pilla are purely vegetable, per fectly harmless, always reliable and beneficial. Cleveland. Olifo. and Ket a r Tickets Solit July S. , UK The Santa Fe has arranged to extend the time limit on their round trip tickets to Cleveland, Ohio, until September 15. See Rowley Bros.' for particulars. Read the "Wants." Many of them are as interesting as news items. See if it is not BO. The Daily Stats Jouskal prists all the news. 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A complete stock of Men s Medium nnd Fino Shoes of the latest styles, direct from the factory. . Please give me a, cm 11. dm HORD, 527 -KAMSAS 1 Fireworks, Flags, &c. M th of Jul: y The best place !n the city, where you can got a good assortment and just what you m-e l f,.r public or privat displays. iFire Crackers, Roman Candles, Cannon Crackers, Sky Rockets, Triangle Wheels, Z.lines, Colored Fire, Serpents, Parachnte Rockets, Torpedocr, Fancy Exkibition Vioau, l:zc. Also FKESI1 CANDIES made dally. Everything to pleasa. Give us a call. EL HEISNEE, 821 Sans. Ic.