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STATE JOURNAL, THURSDAY EVENING. JULY 2G. 1894.
e rTjmriiiiiiiirfiTrmrrmTTrmirrmrTffTnfi J. .if ' IMtJ t r J JJfZ a rF V i ftfite,iM' i ill s ENGLAND'S GRADUATE HEROINE. JIi Ada Maria Jane Kliiabeth. Johnson and Wliat Slie Accomplished. A nut brown, maid, with cheek3 as red aa roses and a mass of dark hair almost too heavy for the shapely head that is iliss Ada Msria Jane Elizabeth Johnson, the heroine of tha day, the voudr lady who stands alone in the first division of the first class in the second " port of the Cambridge mathematical tripoa. Truly she i a 'sweet girl grad uate" (without tho degree), this, youth ful mathematician v-ho has "beaten all the men," as she sit high tip in her lit tle room in Old hall reading her letters and Etill aglow from an exciting game of her favorite pastime, tennis. From the tree tops, deep below in the lovely grounds of Ncwnharn, comes the warble of a blackbird. Tl e air is sweet with the scent of many ropes on the small table in the center of the room at which 3Iiss Johnson gits, fingering her con gratulatory letters and telegrams. A bow of inagnificn; oriental poppies blooms in tho corner, a striking contrast to their airy, fairy cousins a vase full of Iceland poppies, dainty and delicate, of deep orange and pale lemon tints and of silvery white. Perhaps all these decorations are tributes, too, to the suc cessful girl student, as are the letters and the telegrams. She bears the burden of her splendid tract-ess cheerfully, and as she sitj there blushing, and blushing again, there is absolutely nothing about .Miss Johuson that suggests the jrrave and ponderous and formidable scholar, a vision of whom may appear to the inward eye of the "outsider, " reading about the stu dious Newnhaxu girl who has "beaten all the men" and demonstrated once again the f tct, which needs a good deal of demonstrating in certain quarters, that a woman, too, may "stand and work" as well as a man and yet remain untainted by the particular taint of the "shrieking sisterhood." ISLe is eagr enorgh to talk about her hall, her college and about tho gener ous way in which her fellow students have shared with her the joy at her suc cess. Indeed they had a dance on the Tuesday evening in honor of the girl who "beat all tho men. " But when it comes to talking about herself then Miss Johnson l:a only smilingly, and with tho prettiest, liecaure unconscious, oashfulneps, to confess that "there is nothing at all to say. " But there is, after all, and what there is to ray is wll v.orth knowing were it only for tho s;;ke of encouraging oth er struggling girls who have no special educational advantages to go on un daunted, for this fair wrangler has had none of tho "special advantages" by means of which an bitious parents have sometimes succeeded in bringing about a certain amount of success to their sons and daughters. Th 3re has been no cram ming, no private coaching, "no noth ing," except a good, sound elementary education. There are no board schools at Cambridge, but their equivalents, the bo called higher gTade schools, are there, and at one of these in Park street, Cam bridge, Miss Johnson laid the founda tion of her prosem success. Even as a child fcho was fond of mathematics, and after the left school ahe continued her favorite study, mostly alone, but not without somo desultory teaching. For the last two years sae ha3 been at Newu ham, and last yetjc she took the hrst part of tha mathematical tripos, stand ing in rank between the fifth and sixth wranglers. Thus mathematics have never had any terror for Miss Johnson in fact, she has handled her "problems" with much the same ease as that with which, as a member of the Newnham Tennis-club, ehe handles her racket. But this year a slight doubt disturbed her serenity with regard to the result of tho exami nations, for when the great day arrived it happened that Miss Johnson, though there is absolutely nothing of the pale and haggard student about her, was not in her usual gocd health, but "run down," and therefore not quite at her best. Hence she awaited the "list" with nothing but the most modest expecta tions. And then on the Tuesday it camo out, to the joy of all Newnham, and in the evenii g the girls danced the fair rcathernatieian and all the rest danced for joy thst one of them, and cno of the most gi:-lish ones to boot, had fought so successfully. Now playtime has ceino. Today all the big boxes and trunks that lined the long corridors of tho halls yesterday afternoon have gone off in all directions. Newnham is holi daying, aad Miss Johnson, among tho rest, is thinking of pleasures only, for the present. Tennis and walking are the forms of play in which she delights, and now she lsas actu illy come to think of cycling. Such ia the latter day lady wrangler, reveling in games, young, spirited, glowing with strong health, and not afraid of problems, be they con nected with Euclid or with what the French call cyclisme.- Westminster Budget. Arbitration Xot Necessary! The question settled about curing that cough or cold witli "Snow's Pine Expec torant." Absolute guitrantee with each bottle. Price 25 aad 50c For sale by all druggists. We pdt on new neckbands on shirts. Peerlem Stesm Eaandry, 113 and 114 SI 3 Site Telia liruxi Storiea. Telling ghost stories for a living is what one young English woman is do ing. Her family met with reverses it is the usual story. What could she do to earn an honest penny? "I cannot teach, I cannot paint, I cannot write, nor will I dig or beg or steaL What can I do what shall I do?" was the question she put to a friend whose sympathy she, did not doubt, al though she did her ability to give hear any practical reply. After a moment or two of hard think ing the friend said: "Thero is one thing at least that yon can do and do well you can toll ghost stories." Acting upon this suggestion, she soon after joined the ranks- of young women who support themselves and became a ghost story teller, and a great success she has made of the profession, if such it can be called. An American lady who formed ono of a house party at an English country place last winter speaks enthusiastically of the success of tho undertaking and says that a very pleasant two hours were those which tho party spent in lis tening to the thrilling and bloodcur dling stories told by the young girl, who was bright, pretty and well dress ed. She was treated as a guest and sup posed by the greater number of the par ty to be ono and to have very obliging ly consented to tell tales for the amuse ment of - her companions. The check which she received from the hostess was for a goodly amount about what a singer or musician would receive. A Colored Woman lawyer. Miss Ida Piatt of Chicago, :i colored woman, has just been admitted to the bar in Illinois. A quarter of a century is not long in tho life of a nation, but it is long enough to have seen effaced the most stubborn of all sorts of class legislation. Iii 1809 a colored man ap plied for admittance to the bar of Illi nois. He was m t aked as to his color. It was assumed that he was a Spaniard, and the precedent was not revoked. The sex line had a more stubborn contest. Mrs. Myra Brodwell, tho wife of Judge Bradwell, was the first woman to apply for admission. It was refused, and the became the editor of the most; prominent legal journal in the state. Ic was only a few years ago, after repeated efforts, that the Illinois legislature removed the legal disabilities of wvmen. When one of the judges of tho supreme court signed the license of Miss Piatt to prac tice law, he said that for the first time the Illinois bar recognizes neither race, sex nor color. Miss Piatt is about 30 years cf age, is a woman of marked ability, an ex cellent shorthand law reporter, pro ficient in muhic, French and German, and graduated from the law college with honors. "A student's standing must be as high as 85 to graduate!, but Miss Piatt's marking was 96, being 11 above the required number. She has a very pleasing appearance and agreeable man ners and enters on her professional ca reer mider most favorable circum stances. To Establish Colonies. Mrs. M. French-Sheldon, tho African explorer, has sailed for London cn route for Africa. Her purpose is to establish colonies in the country on the Tuba riv er, about 000 miles north c f Zanzibar. The population of this region is about 40,000, who are said to bo industrious, and most of them are runaway slaves who have received their manumission from tho British East Africa company. There may be somo doubt as to whether Mrs. Strauss' rose growing farm, on tho old Bladensburg road, in Washington's suburbs, is tho largest in the world, as is said, but there is no doubt that it is the delightful business establishment of success! ul business woman. Dr. Julia EL Smith, a well known physician of Chicago, formerly Miss Julia Holmes of New Orleans, has been nominated by the Democratic -party as a member of the state university boijrd, an office that has never hitherto been held by a woman. Low shoes are causing a dire enlarge ment of the ankles, and after a girl has worn Oxfords all summer sho will lind that her slender ankles are no lorger as slender as in the spring, bat a good quarter of an inch larger. A new feature in 6kirrs is to plait them in at the waist with box plaits on either side and two plaits in the back, fo they stand out in real antique man ner. It is foretold that this style will become general. Sydney university, New South Wales, has shown its progressive spirit by mak ing exactly the same provision for wom iu as students as it has made for men. Th League of Republican Clubs in Denver has advised its members to "study up oa woman suffrage. " Verily the day of enlightenment dawnethl Union Signal. ForOTfr Firry Year Mr Wiuslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for teething. It soothes, softens the guuis, albiys pain, cures colic Best remedy lot diarrhoea. 23 ceiito. a bottle t-rl w------i fox v u Mv p xi n it COSTUMES FOR CHILDREN. The fiqrare on tho riht shows a artan plaiH froek, accordion plaited, with bolt and sleeres of blue silk, and a lace giimpe. At the extreme left is a white serge gown trimmed with lace and insertion. The left center ((own is of dark blue serjfe with white hercules braid. The g-uimpo is of sc!re with very wide kite braid nearly covering it. The sash ia of white braid. The riarht center figuro is a skirt suit for a small boy, of light and dark blue serge, with knickerbockers of the light. A .-t-v r LrtT U RES. Which, tha Newspaper Stan Frankly Said lie Objected To. "I trust you are pleased with my bath lng facilities." said the proprietor of a bathing establishment, who was angling for a free puff, to tho newspaper man. "I regret to eay," said the newspapei ma", '"that there are some features about your establishment to which I cannot give the unqualified sanction of my approval." "I am surprised," said the bathing pro prietor. "Tell me some of tbs.j features, and I will have them rcmedieu ronee." "Well, the rats camo in and nibbled at rny toes -vhile I was disrobing, which was not entirely agreeable." 'I am very sorry," said the proprietor. "I hope there was nothing else to annoy you. " "Oh, nothing in particular. Only a man in tho next compartment reached over and took my gold watch and chain. I am a very sensitive man, and a little annoyance like this Is apt to work me up." "Well, I am sura I regret this very much," said the proprietor. ' I hope there was nothing else to which you could take tha slightest exception." 'Well, no," said the newspaper man. "I Jsupposo there is nothing else worth mentioning. Only while I was in bath ing some ono stole my clothes. But as 1 took tho suit in the next compartment, which belonged to a much larger man than I am, and hence contained a yard or two more of cloth than my own suit, I will not complain." "I am sorry," said the proprietor, "but I" "Of course," broke in the newspaper man, "your towels were somewhat wetter than thf3 water, but then one expects tho ocean to be rather dry at this season of tho year. Then your sea serpent, which you keep about the premises, I thought was inclined to bo a little too playful and fa miliar with me, as I had never met him be fore in the world. It is rather awkward, too, to have a ship run into you while you are trying to tread water, and in a cer tain sense it interferes with one's sport, and besides it seems to me that three sharks are a trifle too many for ono bath ing establishment." 'Then I fear," said the proprietor, "you will not be able to speak a good word for my establishment in your very readable and enterprising paper?" "Oh, yes," said the newspaperman. "I shall be pleased to state in my readable and enterprising paper that you have i very large ocean connected with your es tablishment in fact, one of the largest oceans that can bo found in this county." New York World. A Train Incident. "I knowed a man," remarked tha stranger In the end of the seat to the drummer over by the window, "that left his tarm and started out weet to grow up with the country and git rich." "Did he have any money?" inquired tha drummer. ' lie had upward of $3,000 in cash." "Well, he ought to be rich by this time." "Don't know about that. Anyway be fore ho had gone 200 miles he met some three card monte men, and tha fust thing he knowed they had all his money, and he didn't have nothing much but experience and the clothes on his back." ''That must have been a long time ago. " "About three days." "Great Scott, man," exclaimed the drummer, "you don't mean to tell me that in this enlightened age there is a big enough fool to get stuck that way?" I've heerd there was a few left," ad mitted the stranger. "Well, by George, I'd give a dollar, straight, to see one, jusc for the curiosity of the thing." The strauger took his feet In out of the aisle and faced tho drummer. "Gimme the dollar," he said sheepish ly, "and take a look at me. I'm on my way back home now, and that dollar'Il seem bigger n a cart wheel." Detroit Free Press. A Coot Appetite. Always accompanies good health, and an absence of appetite ia an indication of something wrong. The universal testi mony given by those who have used Hood's Sarsaparilla, as to its . merits in restoring the appetite, and as a purifier of the blood, constitutes the strongest recommendation that can be urged for any medicine. Hood's Pills cure all liver ills, billious ness, jaundice, indigestion, sick head ache. 2oc. Step in at Staasliisld's and get a glass of Soda Water. Another CrnU. Mr. Farwest There was a feller at tha board of trade last night with the durn dest ideas anybody ever heard of. Wife What was the meeting about? "To devise ways and means to boom the town. " "Well, what did the stranger propose?" '"The foolishest thing! You'd never guess. He got up and said, says he, 'The best way to boom a town,' says he, 'Is to make it lit to live in.' " New Y'ork Weekly. lie Was rtifflit. Proprietor So you want u vacation, do you? Why, I haven't had one fcr 20 years. C lerk You've been going away for a month or two every summer since I camo here. Proprietor I know that very well, but I h;id my wife and six children with me, didn't I? South Boston News. Will Some One Answer? Little Dot Is it hotter in the country than in the city? Little Dick Course not. Little Dot Then why do mens wear thick clothes end silk hats in the city, and then, when they go to the country, put on thin clothes and straw hats? Good News. War In the Future. General (when bulletproof uniforms be come common) What have you learned? Aid Victory will soon perch upon our banners. We have filled the enemy's clothes so full of lead that they can't move another step without undressing. New York Weeklv. The Only Way. Temperance Lecturer (wildly) Is thero no way by which we can close the side doors of the saloons on Sunday? Scoli'er Yes; open them in the front. New York"IIcrald. Too Swell. -. ; i ' .-"i 4jj ; ss A peddler did start But the rain be out one morning his gan falling in tor stock of old sponges rents, and, oh, how to sell. those sponges did swell! Life. The Reverse. Dinks Was Growler's purpose of whip ping the editor carried out? Danks No, but Growler was. Tit Bits. How's Thla! We offer One Hundred Dollars reward for any case of Catarrah that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrah Cure. f. j. cheney & CO.. Toledo, O. We, the undersighned, have known F. J. 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Prescott & Co. will remove to No. 113 West Eighth this month. Come out and see those cold storage rooms at the Moeser ice nil's plant. FOUNDRY All ESTABLISHED 1875. rOBHERLT Topeka Foundry $ Machine 7orks, ESTABLISHED I860. R. H COFRATT, Proprietor. llAirrjFACTTJEEB OF . STEAM ENGINES, MILL MACHINE:;?, SHAFTING, PULLEYS, GEARINGS, FITTINGS, ETC. -" Write for Prices. T0JP-B1BLA., XI'-llEL ririrrrrrirm it TrnMiTiiuiTTiTFriTii minium JJUJj :etjtii iiiiiiiiiii j E3 i ' M J fcj ! ; I W f y y 3J Aniri 813 SAKSA3 AVEIJUE. TT yon wish to bay or rent a first class new ox eoond-hand Piawo or Oeoj upon the most favorable tiuim, call upon ua. We have secured the services of a first clasa piaho roLiiHitx and RSEriiai nd are prepared to repolish all kind of musical Instruments, furniture, etc t-REPAIRING SOLICITED. WASHBURN COLLEGE. I.oeateil at Topeka. Kansas. Admits botli sexos. Kxponsos icason.ililc. 'f.lli--:.i'i n-i 1 .Academic course of sillily. Normal course Six tn lhi ii;rs. 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