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TA.TI3 JOURNAL, WEDXE3DAT EVENTIN&, SEPTEMBER 26, 1894.
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"TH1!' ,4 BE . 3t B. V. '1 IV .S -
Are remolding their store room, 711 Kansas avenue, so
tint in the future they will will have diiiUe their present
flwT rapacity. This improvement is male ntttssary in
cnler to make room far their increased stock, t!w largest
ami best selected stock of tine groceries in Kansas. On
Friday they will naltKuI two ear-!o:!ls of Califsmii Canned
CmxIs, packed 1891, and a ear-load of Granulated Sugar, oil
vl;ifh they prepose to make a special cut to inn-lasers
darisig tlif next two weeks. Look out for pikes in this
space cn Friday.
WILL RAISE $1,000,000.
Irs. Julie A. LoHii'ii Tank for Methodi.it
l iii versify at Washin ;tou.
Washington', Sept 26. Bishop John
T. Hurst, chancellor of the projected
American university-, and Vice Chancel
lor Samu'l IL Beiler will return here j
shortly after extensive tripa through the
west in the furtherance of the establish
ment of the university. The work of se
curing f u ids and preparing for building
has progressed systematically at the
headquarters here through the summer.
Large subscriptions have been for establishing-
professorships, but the uni
versity otiicers are anxious to get the
buildings before establishing professor
ships aud scholarships. This desire has
led to the oiler by a wealthy gentleman,
who doe not wish his name used at
present, tJ build the tirst structure, to be
used as an administration building.
It is estimated that it will cost from
f 200,000 to 250.000. It will be of stone
or marble, three stories high, about 250
feet long by 100 feet deep. The time for
breaking ground for this building has
not yet been set, but it is not likely to be
begun before spring.
It will bo first used for a special pur
pose, probably a school of history, and
while thus used, a second building will
bo added. Thus the whole group of 1
buildings will be gradually developed.
The observatory is to be located on the
highest point in the District of Colum
bia, aud i4 to have a height equal to the
government observatory near by. Be
sides the offer to build the tirst building,
there have been twodonations of $100,000
each, one by an Ohio gentleman and the
other by a. New York lady, whose names
The preachers' fund has also grown to
$03,000 within recent days. It was
started in New York, being restricted to
preachers and has been taken up all
ever the country until the fund is ex
pected to reach $100,000. It will be
used to b liM Asbury hall, named after
the tirs-t American bishop. The hall will
ferve as a religious museum. Mrs. John
A. Logan, one of the trustees, has also
undertdk sn to raise a special fund, and
has set tte figure at .$1,000,000.
SPENDS $150,000 A DAY.
Japan II to Pay That Morh for the
Pleasure of Warring;.
Vascouveh, B. C, Sept. 26. The
steamer Empress of Japan, from Yoko
hama, brought the following letter from
the speciil correspondent of the Associ
The Japanese military headquarters,
now centered at the imperial palace at
Tokio, will be transferred September 25
to the town of Hiroshima, on the inland
tea, from which most troops and supplies
are shipped to Corea. The emperor
started tbither on the 13th, accompanied
by Count Ito, the minister resident, min
ister of war, marine and household.
The avaraje daily expenditure of the
Japanese government in connection with
the war is estimated at 300,000 yen,
about $ir 0.000.
On August 18 voluntary contributions
to the army fund from all parts of Japan
reached a total of more than 560,000 yen.
On the western shore of Corea are inow
gathered nearly 100 ships of war of
various n Uionalities. Japan has between
twenty and thirty; England, fifteen;
France, six: Russia, eight; United States,
four, and Germany, seven, while hover
ing at a little distance, though not easily
found, are between thirty and forty
A New Coal Firm.
R . Joces, the man who brought the
ice merchants to time this summer, and
made a good many friends bv selling ice
to the pejjde at half the combine price,
has. in connection with his milk and ice
business, opened up a coal office at his
milk depot, Vest Sixth street. He
says that he is going to meet ail compe
tition in the coal business and that he
will giva full weight and good, clean
coal at prices that -will knock.
I.oetiujr Confpiitrate Lines.
Chattan oot, a, Teun., Sept 26. The
work of locating the confederate lines in
IS? 03 on Lookout Mountain, Missionary
Ridge atd Caickamauga is progressing
nicely. Many of the commissioners ap
pointed by the governors of the several
southern states that had troops in these
battles a-e now in the city assisting the
Chickamauga and Chattanootra National
Military Park commission in the work.
Card r Thanks.
I desire to express my thanks to my
friends, A. O. U. W. No. 11 Royal
Arcamura and employes of the Santa
Fe offices for the many acts of kindness
shown me during my bereavement and
the burn I of my husband.
Mrs. J. O. Paisk.
American Steam Laundry, 112 West
7th stree-, tole, 34L
OJAJTJ TO CLASSIFY.
-- tagticrsa. A.iidres "G." Journal.
ANTI-TIL L'l AN I TES.
They Decide to Mike Nominations in
Columbia, S. C, Sept. 20. The anti
Tillman convention was called to meet
here again today and an unusually
large amount of interest was taken
in its probable outcome. The question
of making nominations or not against the
Tillman ticket or regular Democracy is
one that agitates the minds of the dele
gates. The convention was called to
me&t at 8 o'clock but at that time the
caucus which was to settle the question
of nomination was still in session.
The caucus at 2 a. m. decided by a
vote of 124 to make nominations.
The anti-Tillman caucus adjourned
this morniug at 4:30 without doing any
thing except to pass resolutions. First
it was decided to make nominations,
then the caucus refused to rescind the
resolution to that eilect, yet it wound up
by not making any nominations.
TRAIN R0BRERS FOILED.
A Missouri Pacific Train Crew Captures a
Atchison. Sept. 26. Conductor W. M.
Welch, in charge of Missouri Pacific
train No. 331, that leaves Kansas City at
7 o'clock p. m. for St. Joseph, relates a
supposed attempt to hold up his train
last evening. A3 the train was leaving
Leavenworth Junction, two men were
seen to board the rear coach.
Their peculiar actions excited the sus
picions of the train crew and, mustering
a full force, they decided to capture the
two men. When the men saw that they
were to be taken, one broke away and
made good his escape, and the other was
captured. lie had in his possession 230
rounds of shells, a Winchester ritle and
two revolvers. He refused to talk and
was turned over to th-3 police. The train
went on to St. Joseph without further in
cident FRANCES WILLARD HOME.
After Her Vacation she Takes l"p Her
Work Vigorously as Ever.
Chicago, Sept. 20. Miss Frances E.
Willard, president of the World's and
National Woman's Christian Temperance
Union, has returned from the Catskills,
where she has been sinco her return
from Europe in June. She went at once
toEvanston. Miss Willard will remain
in Evanston for a week. She will then
go to Marion, la., where she will address
the Woman's Christian Temperance Un
ion convention of the Iowa district.
From Marion Miss Willard will go to
Cincinnati to atteui the Ohio state con
vention. Miss Willard said that her health was
never better than at present. Her visit
at Eagle Nest, Bhe said, had been a de
WOULD LEAVE PEKIN.
If Japanese Should Occupy It, Chinese
Emperor Would aturlly Leave.
Losdos, Sept. 23. A Berlin dispatch
to the Standard says: Telegrams received
here from Pekin state that if the Japan
ese should occupy Pekin. the emperor
will withdraw with the court to Nankin.
The viceroy of Nankin, the dispatch as
serts, has been instructed to prepare for
such an event.
The Chinese empress used to reside at
Nankin and it was not until the Twelfth
century that they removed to Kambula
in order to have the rebellious Mongols
better under their eyes. Kambula after
wards received the name of Pekin, the
capital of the north, whereas Nankin
means the capital of the south.
t. Louis Fair
OCTOBEH 1 TO 6.
Tickets atone fare (19.50)
For round trip, will be
Sold on Sept. 23, to Oct. 6, by
Rock Island Route to the
Great Fair at St. Louis,
Good returning to and including
Oct. 8. Accommodations
First class in every respect.
Mrs. Bucce, who succeeded Mrs.
Broughton in dressmaking in the Dr.
Roby block on Sixth street, announces to
the ladies of Topdita that she is now bet
ter prepared than ever to do first-class
dressmaking. Fine suits, seven dollars,
and cheaper ones, according to quality
On Snow's Pine Expectorant still the
same. It cures cou ghs and colds, at 23
and 50 cents a boule. For sals by all
The Second Ward Lantern club will
meet for drill this evening at 7 o'clock at
Trader's block on East Fourth street.
J. B. Mills, Captain.
Come to Dr. Brownlield's concert at
Hamilton hall this evening for the bene
fit of the Orphan' Home. Admission
Come to Hamilton hail tonight. Or
phan's Home entartaincieat. Admis
sion, 15 centa.
HEWS OF KAflSAS.
A Wathena Young Man Kills
His Sisters Lover.
Salina Wants Masonic Home
Located at That Place.
OTHER STATE NEWS.
Joe Donahue of Atchison In
dicted for Conspiracy.
St. Jo3eph, Ma, Sept. 20. Joseph
Breech, in love with Miss Irene Hayes,
near Wathena, Kan., formed a decided
hatred for the young woman's brother,
Bob ILayes, who did every thing in his
power to break up the match.
The young men met near the home of
Hayes and Hayes was censured for sland
ering Breech in the presence of friends
of both the young men. A light followed
during which Breech used a knife with
probably fatal effect and was shot twice
in the region of ths heart by Ilayea. lie
TOOK POKON" TWICE.
Ueputy Ii-itriet Court Clerk at Ivansas City
Xetermin-tl to Iie.
Kansas City, Sept. 26. Charles
Holmes, deputy clerk of the district
court, made un unsuccessful attempt at
suicide by taking laudanum and two
other drugs mixed. The young man's
life was saved by Dr. Downs, who admin
istered the usual antidotes. The young
man evidently was determined to die, as
he fought the doctor and refused to take
the counteractants. He was, however,
held, and the antidotes forcad down his
throat. After the doctor left the room
the young man arose and took another
dose of the deadly mixture, but the
physician was recalled and again ad
Holmes will not talk or gi"e any sat
isfactory reasoa for his act Of late he
has been despondent, owing to sickness
and financial troubles, and it is thought
this is what caused hini to attempt his
SOLICITING THE BOXES.
Salina People Asked to Crive. Land or
Money to the Street Itailway Enterprise.
Salina, Sept 20. The street railway
committee of twenty-live today com
menced soliciting the real estate and
cash necessary to assure its complet: i.
It is expected that most of the property
that waa donated by private individuals
for an electric railway two years ago,
will be deeded over to the new company,
as the right to hold it has been forfeited
by the former company.
The power house, which is equipped
with the latest approved machinery will
be utilized aud it is expected that work
will be commenced inside of thirty
doxahci; on ox isoxo.
The Atchison Man Charg:el With. Con
spiracy in the Strip Indicted.
Atchison, Sept. 20. Joe Donahue has
returned from the Cherokee strip, where
he was indicted by the United States
grand jury on complaint of Frisby Ir
win, who is contesting his claim, and
who charged him with trying to intimi
date, and also conspiring to get the con
tested claim by unfair means.
Donahue is out on $200 bonds. ! He
was arraigned before United States
Judge Bierer at Newkirk, who set the
29th of the present month for his trial.
Donahue was tried before United States
Commissioner Beale on practically the
same charge a short time ago, and was
Two Men Caught at Yatea Center Who Have
Been Working: That Section.
Yates Center, Sept 20. Arthur Wil
cox, of Burrton, Kan., and William
Moody, residence unknown, broke into
the hardware store of J. C. Lewis & Sons,
of this place, early Monday morning aud
took a lot of knives, razors, revolvers and
cartridges. Moody was arrested Monday
afternoon and Wilcox the same evening.
A lot of clothing, furnishing goods and
jewelry was found.
Wilcox was identified yesterday by Mr.
Lockhart, of Arthur & Lockhart,"of Neo
desha, whose store was robbed last week.
Wilcox and Moody were lodged in jail to
await trial in the district court, which
convenes here next week.
SALIXA WANTS MASONIC HOME.
Donations Being: Made to Secure Its Loca
Salina, Sept. 26. A movement is on
foot for locating the Masonic home in
Salina. Many of the prominent Masons
of the city are interested in having it lo
cated here and it is understood will
make liberal donations.
A petition was started today and al
ready many of tiie prominent citizens
have approved of the movement by sign
ing for considerable amounts.
SALINA BICYCLE It ACES.
They Beg-in Today With a Grand Parade
Salina, Sept 20. The bicycle meet
is attracting great attention today, many
of the state's best riders are registered at
the National. They will give a fine
demonstration at 1:30 p. m. The races
in the afternoon will be hotly contested.
A large number of prizes have been
offered and much interest is manifested.
The business places will close the sec
ond day at noon in order that all may at
tend the races.
KILLED WHILE HUNTING.
A Citizen of Goodland Accidentally Shot
by a Companion.
Goodland, Sept 26. Fred A. Albee,
one of our most respected citizens, was
accidentally shot and killed Sunday. A
party of friends were out hunting ducks
when one of the guns was discharged.
The load struck Mr. Albee in the right
arm and breast He died instantly, the
funeral was held yesterday afternoon.
The entire community mourn hia death
and extend heartfelt sympathy to the
wife and five children.
Employ your leisure hours during the
winter evenings. See Dr. Menninger
about medical school.
The Topeka Homoeopathic Prepara
tory Shool of Medicine. See Dr. Menninger.
LAS1IING TIIE SEA.
The Great Hurricane Strikes Florida
Coast Towns Moving? North.
St. Acgcstisk, Fla., Sept 26. Trains
south of here all stopped by storm, which
ia increasing in velocity. The sea ia a
mass of seething breakers and the great
wavea are rushing over the sea wall.
Anaatasia island is submerged.
Washington, Sept 20. The 11 a. m.
report to weather bureau showed the
wind velocity at Jacksonville to be forty
four miles an hour, causing the uprooting
of trees and unroofing of houses. The
center was just southeast of Jackson
ville so wire communication south of
Jacksonville is cut off. There has been
a heavy rainfall at Jacksonville, the pre
cipitation being 6.02 inches in fifteen
The course of the storm, it i3 expected,
will be approximately along the eoast
line towards the northeast, but with
diminishing velocity. It is expected to
reach Washington tomorrow afternoon
with a wind velocity of not over 23 miles
an hour, and will get to New York dur
ing the night on Friday morning with a
still further diminished velocity.
The present storm is not to be classed
with the western tornadoes and cyclones
and is not near as destructive in its char
acter at its highest stage. All the prin
cipal towns along the coast, from Con
necticut to Florida have been warned of
violent gales and high tides.
BLOWS 75 MILES AN HOUR.
The Storm Is One of Great Fury Near
Savannah, Ga., Sept. 26. Everything
points to the storm equalling if not ex
ceeding in violence the fearful and de
structive cyclone of August, 18D3. At
Attabee the wind ranges as high as seventy-five
miles an hour. At low tide to
day the water at Attabee was higher
than at the high tide.
The ocean is steadily encroaching on
the island and it is thought that by night
it will be completely submerged. Those
on the high land who have to, take re
fuge in the light house and Martolle
tower, the hotels aud cottages appeared
to be doomed. The wind in Savannah
now runs as high as 24 miles an hour
and is increasing. The outlook is very
TO SUCCEED NEWELL.
Rumored That E. St. John Will he Presi
dent of Lake Shore.
Chicago, Sep. 20. A rumor was cur
rent last night that Everette St Johii. of
the Chicago, Rock Island ifc Pacific rail
road, had been offered the presidency of
the Lake Shore fe Michigan Southern
Railway company, to succeed the late
John Newell. Mr. St John has been
out of the city for a week.
The rumor was that St John was in
New York, by invitation, and had been
in consultation with the Vanderbilts and
other high officials on the Vanderbilt
Depew Denies the Iteport.
New Yohk, Sept. 20. Regarding the
report of a rumor from Chicago that the
presidency of the Lake Shore & Michi
gan Southern railway has been offered
to Mr. Everett St. John, Hon. Chauncey
M. Depew stated definitely that no such
oiler had been made.
IN GREAT PERIL.
Kaffirs Can Easily Overwhelm the Town
Locreszo, Marquez, Delagoa Bay,
Sept. 20. llie situation of affairs here is
growing worse. The outlying detach
ments of Portuguese troops which were
hastily called in to tako part in the
defense of the town were so closely pur
sued by the natives that they were com
pelled to abandon their arms and ammu
nition. The total strength of the Portuguese
troops available to defend the town is
only 320 officers md meti, and the KatErs
threatening to attack it are estimated to
But Creedon's Friends Say Their Man Has
an Excellent Chance.
New Orleans. Sept. 26. Fitzsimmons'
friends here are still hopeful that he will
win the fight tonight and that he will re
new his challenge to Corbett, but there
is not as much confidence in the Aus
tralian in this fight aa there has been be-'
fore, and that is evident from the fact
that very little money is being wagered
on the result. Fitzsimm-ons still rules
favorite, but the odds are not sufficiently
long to attract the Creedon contingent.
"I have no doubt I shall win the fight,"
he said to his friends this morning.
Col. Hopkins and the Creedon party
say that. Creedon will toe the scratch feel
ing as finely as he ever felt in his life and
that if he is beaten, he will have no ex
cuse to make on the score of lack of con
dition. Pngllfit riimmn Arretted.
New Orleans, Sept. 20. Biliy Plim
mer, Billy McCarthy, Harry Black, Ben
ny Murphy, who seconded Plimmer, and
Al Pobb, another attendant upon Plim
mer, were arrested at an early hour this
morning, charged with creating a distur
bance of the peace. Plimmer was dis
charged, but fines were imposed on the
other members of the party.
Santa Fe Attorney Arsne.
Chicago, Sept. 26. Arguments in the
Debs case were continued today, Attorney
Bancroft speaking; for the Santa Fe road
and Attorney Clarence Darrow for the
defense. Judge Woods warned the at
torneys that their arguments must all be
in next Friday and declared he would
hear none after that date.
Paris, Sept 20. Within two months
when more horses shall have beeu inocu
lated the Pasteur institute will send out
an anti-diphtheria serum to the pro
vinces. This serum will also be suppli
ed to druggists in the form of a powder.
" Elected. Prenldent of I'arajnay.
Buenos Ayres, Sept. 20. Eguquiaea
has been elected president of Paraguay,
to succeed ex-President Gonzales, whose
term has expired while he is in exile.
The Bock Island P. of 1. excursion
to Kansas City.
From what the people say, the Rock
Island will run the popular train to Kan
sas City Tuesday, October 2, remaining
till after the parade, and only $2 round
Koch. Island Koote.
St Louis aud return,
f9.50. Tickets on sale
September 23 to October 6,
Good returning to and
Including October &
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
ANOTHER STORY OF SHAME.
Judge Foote's Pass Pound in a Ticket
The story about Judge C. E. Foote and
Attorney General Little's pass, published
in last evening's State Journal, brings
out the fact that this is not the first pass
scrape Judge Foote has had.
Judge Foote lives at Marion and until
recently was the editor and publisher of
the Marion Times.
A prominent railroad official said today
that last December a trip pass over a
well-known Kansas railroad, which was
issued to Judge Foote on account of his
paper, was found in a Kansas City ticket
Judge Foote has never been able to ac
count for the pass being in possession of
the scalper in a manner satisfactory to
the railroad man who issued the pass
and for that reason he has since lost all
his railroad passes.
TODAY'S MARKET REPORT.
Furnished by the Anociatid Press to the
Chicago, Sept 26. With Liverpool
easier and Jc lower on futures, the local
receipts 21 cars above the estimates and
a report that the world's crop is S3 per
cent in excess of demands, wheat here
was easy today, with small demand and
stop orders selling. December started
J4?ac lower at 53, but rallied to
Corn was easier with wheat, although
wheat receipts fell below estimates.
Liverpool was 4c lower, and the Ohio
bulletin reported corn turning out better
than was expected. May started Jgc
lower at SlJc, declined c more, but
recovered to 51 gc.
May oats opened 5ac lower at 34c, and
firmed up to 'S4'c
Provisions were influenced by grain
markets and opened easier. January
pork started 5c lower at $12.95, and ad
vanced to $13.05.
January lard opened 5c lower at
$7.52J. and firmed up !o $7.5il.
Estimates for Thursday: Wheat 102
cars, corn 212 cars, oats 134 cars, hogs
Whkat Lower. September, 51c; De
cember, 53J-c; May, $ia$Tt$c.
Corn Lower. September, 50c; Oc
tober, 50c; May, 500.
OaTs Lower. September, 28c; Octo
ber, 28c; May, ZZrc
Pork Lower. September $13.00; Jan
Lard Lower. September $3.20; Oc
tober, $8.20; January $7.50.
Ribs Lower. September $7. 12; Oc
tober, $7.12; January, $6.7J-a.
Rye Meady. 47c.
Barley Nominal. 5 3 5 3 c.
Flaxseed Quiet. $1.24.
Timothy' Seed Firm. $5.50.
Hogs Receipts today 10,000; official
receipts yesterday 17,790 head; ship
ments today 6,210 head; left over about
5,000; quality rather poor. Market fairly
active. Early lots were at yesterday's
prices, but soon weakened to fully 5c
Cattle Receipts, 17,0:)0. Market mod
erately active and strong at unchanged
Sheep Receipts, 13,000. Market for
good goods stood, while common are
Ranaaa J.y .narknt
Kansas City. Sept. 20. Wheat
Market dull; Jc lower. No. 2 hard 4G
40tc; No. 2 red 45c; No. 3 red, 44c;
Corn Declining. No. 2 mixed, 46Jc;
No. 2 while, 50?451&
Oats One cent higher. No. 2 mixed,
2S30c; No. 2 white nominally 32
Ryk No. 2 nominally 53c.
Flax Seed Firm. $1.381.40.
Bran DulL 56&58c.
Hay Market steady. Timothy, f 8.00
a5J; prairie, $5.50iS.OO.
Butter Market weak on common
grades. Creamery, 18(tJ22c; dairy 16
Eggs Active aud firm; 13c.
Cattle Receipts'. 7,200; shipments,
3.900. Market weak and slow. Texas
steers, $2. 30 (5 3.00; Texas , 66ws. $1.73
2.50; beef steers, $3.256.10; native cows,
$1.502.S0; atockera and feeders, $2.55
53.05: bulls and mixed, $1.603.25.
Hogs Receipts 7,100; shipments, 2.600.
Market slow and weak; 10c lower. Bulk
of sales, $5.25g5.60; heavies $5.305.65;
lights, $3.30?5.00; mixed, $5. 25 5. 40;
packers, f 4.80(75.30; yorkers, $3.25
5.30; pigs, $3.005.00.
The t. Marya Footrace.
To the Editor of the State Journal:
The report in the Journal about the
footrace at St. Marys is not correct. The
foot-racers, C. C. Lee and Gibson, were in
Topeka about two weeks ago and Lee
suggested to a Topeka party that Gibson
could beat him running a race, but as
they both were broke and the winter
close at hand, he would run him provid
ing Gibson got backing, as he (Lee)
could get all the backing necessary at
St. Marys and was willing to have them
lose in order to make a stake.
The Itock Island.
Will run a special to and from Kansas
City, account of Priests of Pallas parade,
leaving Topeka at, 3.50 p. m., and re
turning after parade, leaving Kansas
City 11.30, running direct to Topeka
without a stop. Remember, only $2
Rudy's Pile Suppository is guaranteed
to cure Piles and Constipation, or money
refunded. 50 cents per box. Send stamp
for circular and free sample to Martin
Rudy, Lancaster, Pa. For sale by .all
firstclass druggists, and in Topeka by W.
R. Kennedy, corner Fourth and Kansas
Card or Than Ics.
I wish to hereby extend mo3t heartfelt
thanks in behalf of myself and family to
our many friends and especially to tfte
members of the Scottish society for their
kind assistance and attention during the
illneaa, death, and burial of my sister.
Chas. G. Dodds.
CLEARING UP A MYSTERY.
Strange Story of a Mania Who Was Sup
posed to Have Killed HI YMfe.
John Darby, who has for many
years Been considered hi ij .! .!;. in
sane, is onoo more in Lis right iidnd,
and tho return of reason enabled Mm
to give the solution of his wifeV hi th
which has long remained h my.-tery,
eays tho Reno, Nevada, correspond nt
of tho Cincinnati Enqu:rr. She v jiri
supposed to haveboer. murdered, as her
body was found, mutilate."! and partly
covered with earth, while her husband
was caught roaming through the for
est witli an ax on his shoulder, a rav
ing maniac. Tho woman was killed
and the man crazed in a fight with a
bear. In detail it is perhaps the most
pathetic story of lifts ever known, and
would furnish a theme for a novelist's
pen. John Darby camo to California
when a boy, thirty years ago, travel
ing with his father and mother, tho
former an invalid seeking a climate
where he might b restored to health.
He died suddenly in the little town o
Grass Valley. Hid widow could not
survive the shock, and in a few days
she rested by the side of her husband,
leaving the son, then but 14 years of
ago, alone in the world without friends
or money, all of their meaua having
been exhausted in tho expenses of tho
sickness and death of the parents.
The boy worked at anything he could
do, drifting eventually into Nevada.
Here he met a girl as poor as himself,
and they were married, going to housekeeping-
in a small cabin with a few
acres of cleared land around it. They
prospered on the little place, and it
used to be a common expression among
the settlers of that community; "As
happy as John and Mary Darby."
One day a young pig disappeared,
then another, and another, and bear
tracks were seen. The husband and
wife started together to hunt tho
"varmint," ho carrying the ax and sho
the rille, with which sho was an ex
pert. John in some way became sep
arated from his wife, and wxts some
distance ahead of her when he was
suddenly confronted by a x-nr. It
was too close quarters for a fight witli
nothing but an ax as a weapon, and he
climbed a tree, calling to his wife to
le careful, that the bear was there.
In some way she misunderstood him
and thought that he wanted her. Not
suspecting that tho lxar was there,
she was within a few feet of the ani
mal before she saw him. Hastily
raising the rifle the woman fired, but
only succeeded in maddening 1liO
brute, and a moment later lie wu
crushing her in his ponderous paws.
Tho husband, when lio saw his wife's
fate, j tun pod from the tree to get his
ax, but the animal had carried his vic
tim into a thicket, and the
man, crazed with grief, could not find
him. It was noticed that the Darby
house was open, and yet no one ap
peared to be there, and in a few days
a search was made, resulting in find
ing tho mutilated body of tho woman,
in the thicket and tho marks of tho
death struggle. The next day the
husband was seen roaming through
tho woods with an ax upon his
shoulder, alternately moaning and
shrieking. Ho was captured by st rat
egy, several men appearing in front,
of him to attract his attention, while
others lassoed him from behind. For
five years he was a raving maniac, but
two years ago he legan to show signs
of returning reason, and is now cured,
but he is a broken-down old man ai
the age of 45 years, and will never
again be fit for work. His recollection
is vivid up to tho moment that the
bear seized his wife, while beyond that
he remembers nothing.
In lln Had Lands.
Princeton expedition into the Bad
Lands in search of fossils lias been
wonderfully successful. One of the
most important specimens found was
the titanotherium, or extinct rhin-
.oceros, which was twice as largo as
the modern rhinoceros. They also
found several specimens of the rhin
oceros family and the metamydor, a,
j relative of the rhinoceros. Then there
i are skeletons of numerous Finall ani
mals. TTiey found a few fih skele
j tons, the only fish skeletons ever
I found in those beds. Last year's ex-
pedition from Princeton succeeded in
; obtaining ' the only crocodile ever
! found in the Bad Lands. On this trip
; a good 8iecimen of the ainphisbaenold
lizard was unearthed, the only speci
men of tlas reptile ever found in the
world. This has no limbs at all, ari l
was a vey low order of the lizard.
Domesticating the Denny Ihosant
A young woman of Oregon has ac
complished what the most experiene'-d
fanciers have been unable to do; that
is, the domestic propagating- of ti.
Denny pheasant. She has tamed the
wild young chicks so that they ar j
, willing to feed among domestic fowls
and do not try to escape to the woods
and fields. She has four pheasant
hens in captivity and puts their eggs
under a domestic fowl. It is tr,
opinion of experts that the chicks
hatched from eggs laid in the pheas
ant's native nest in the fields an 1
hatched by a domestic fowl will never
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