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cp 0 itiSii si iL ill F PRICE 2 CENTS. TO RANSOM ROME. A Scheme to Kestore the City to the Pope. Catholics Would Raise an Im mense Sum For It. ITALY IS BANKRUPT. She Needs the Funds and Might Consent to It- Temporal Power Still Longed For by the Pope. London, Sept 20. That a proposition has been submitted to the leading Ro man Catholics in Europe to take advan tnge of the serious financial difficulties in Italy and raise a fund for purchasing Rome, with the idea of re-establishing the temporal power of the pope seems to be no longer questioned. The London Daily Telegraph printed a copy of a circular which it says it re ceived "through a source amply guaran teeing its serious inspiration and practi cal purpose. ' The writer is in a position to be well acquainted with the policy of the Vatican." The circular reviews the history of the enthronement of the house of Savoy, the virtual imprisonment of the people and I the gradual bankruptcy of the new king dom ot Italy; It says: "There have been hostile demonstra tions everywhere to the celebration this week of the overthrow of the papacy. Tiiere is a ' revival of Catholic life and' activity in every part of the nation, and an utter failure of Italian unification under the crushing burden of taxation, which today flnJs the great mass of the people Sunk into the abyss of starvation, dise asa and death.' " "Leo XIII i3 full of sagacity, knowing when to speak and how to be silent. He gees his course clearly before him and steadily pursues the policy which has been dictated by the needs of the papacy and the circumstances of the hour. "What if a scheme could be devised by means of which each should supply to the other what is lacking in sucti an hypothesis? It may at first sight ap pear extravau inf aud impossible, but ns a matter of fact it is tinder serious con sideration. Nothing leas is prirol than the countries and people f th world should combine to ransom lorn , 'lt would not be difficult to believe .-at if the scheme is set on foot a large sum of money ui.y be collected and placed in the hands of Leo XIIL The pontiff, with $ -U'J,OOlt,000 at Uh disposal, would have It in his power to de4 with the dis tracted aod bankrupt government of the Italian king. It would rest with the pope to meet the government with proposals that might save the Italian kittedon re instate i's exchequer, aud thereby restore pe;iC", uuity aud proapernv in Itnly. "The cLiim which the Roman Catholic churcti would uiase upon Italy in return for the bent-ti.s referred to would be t''e independence of Rome and of a Roman pun emrmteeil by Italy and by the powers of Europe to the iom m pon tiff." These views have been broached in more than one Catholic coua;ry. The idea of raising the lartre sum of money needed has been very carefully consid ered by emineu' fi'.auuciers and men of brains, and it has been pronouueed as practicable. NOT BELIEVED' AT WASHINGTON. Ko Credence Put In th Plan to Buy Home. Washington, Sept 20. The project originating ia Loudon, of raising one billion dollars to be placed at the dis posal of the Pope as a fund with which he could negotiate with Italy for a res toration of temporal power is regarded by leading Catholic authorities here as vis'.onary and absurd. Even if the vast amount named were available as a means of assisting Italy in her financial embarrassmeut, it- it said, with the restoration of temporal power, involves sentimental considerations, which neither Italy or the pope would reduce to a question of barter. About eight years so the differences between the Italian authorities and the pope became so pronounce i that the Vat ican began to consider the feasibility of establishing the papal see at some other plRce in Europe. But the government made some concessions which were sat isfactory to the Vatican in allaying the mst serious friction and there was no Xlrther consideration given to the ques tion of the pope's removal. No foreign power has ever taken up the pope's cause, as all powers gave their assent to the action of Italy 25 years ago in assuming temporal author ity over all Rome, including the Vatican. There is much interest here as to the part which foreign ministers at Rome will take In Italian celebration today. Some days ago a European Daper pub lished the statement that all European governments had requested their repre sentatives at Rum to take part in the celebration. Tne United States ambas sador at Rome, Mr. McVeagb, is in a position requiring the exercise of dis cretion and tact. THREATS OF CRANKS. Papal legation Are Told They Would be Poisoned. Washington, Sept. 20. The quadren nial celebration of Italy appears to stim ulate cranks in this country, who are directing a volley of threatening letters to the authorities here A short time ago a letter received at the papal lega tion declared that the members of the papal delegation at Washington would be poisoned by corrosive sublimate un less they removed from the country by August 27. Another letter fixed June 10 as the time of destruction. A later letter ac companied by a skull and cross-bones, and couched in filthy language, stated taat it was f ortuuate for the delegate that lie left Chicago as early as he did, j as he would hare been dynamited had he ' remained. j These letters gave no concern as they ) are regarded as effusions, similar to I those more or less frequently sent to public officials in Washington, CULBEliSUN UNHEEDED. Th Arrangement forth Prize Fight Are Gone On With. Dallas, Sept 20. The statement of Governor Culberson that he would stop the prize fight, if there were enough people in Texas to stop it, created a sensation, as ail doubts as to the iegal status 'of the fight were believed to have been settled by the decision of the Court of criminal appeals two davs ago. The attorneys of the Florida Athletic club say they have shown there is no lw against Drize naiitinc and they are going to do nohiog until the governor 1 makes his move, when they will hud means to keep him from interfering. The club people are going right along with the building and making other preparations to pud off the fight. The ablest lawyers here say the governor's only means of interference is by calling out the militia, aud an injunction would most effectively stop this move. Austin, Tex., Sept. "20. Gov. Culber son's firm stand to prevent the Corbett Fitzsimmons fiirht under common penal statutes has given currency to a rumor in SDorting circles here that the fight will take place in the Indian Territory not far from Colbert. Sports here have given up hope of seeing the fight in Texas. MAY END IN 31URDER. Alderman Lnmmert . Injured by "Back" McCarthy, Bvt Chicago. May Die. Chicago,- Sept, 20. It is said that it is very probable- the recent Republican central- committee "harmony" meeting will haye murder as one of its results. The physician who have been in attend ance upon Alderman Lammers, who was injured in the fight with Alderman "Buck" McCarthy of the stock varda ! district, hold out little hope of his re- covery. I Both eyes are swollen shut, most of his j from teeth are gone, his face is bruised j and torn all over, he was injured inter t nally by kicks in the abdomen and to ! add to the danger of his condition, fever I has seized upon him and the physicians i have been unable to control it. All ac counts of the fight agree that but for the mob assisting McCarthy, he would have been badly thrashed by Lammers. PUT HISEYE OUT. A Huron, Kansas. Woman Throws Car bollo Acid In Her II niband'l Fact. Kansas City, Sept. 2a A special to the Star from Atchison, says: "Mrs. Michael Gallagher, wife of a well known citizen of Huron, near here, this morn ing threw carbolic acid in her husband's face in a fit of jealous rage, disfiguring him for life. One eye- was entirely put out and it's barely possible that the other can be saved. . . STATE HOUSE IN FLOWERS Slat Housk Official Will Altcml Receiv er V il-.on'n Fiuitral. The state house officials and clerks will attend the funeral of the late J. O. W;ls.on in a body and will present a Le iUtiful floral offering. The offering which has been designed by Mr. George Seward, assistant state treasurer, will be a miniature represen tation of the state house. The rninature capitol building will be covered with flowers and two miniature fl .tis will float at half mast over the i building. "KID" IS HIS AVOCATION. There wag Much Kvitlcnc- About a Hoy In Polici, t'nur:. Many people from Parkdale were in police court this morning to take sides in a row which occurred last nitrht be tween two Parkd.iie boys. Cliff Moffat and Harry Williams. Moffat threw S'ones at the Williams boy. He is 13 years old, and uls occupation was put down on the docket as "kid." Whether he does this during both the night and day, or simply in the day time, is not known. The women wanted to tell Judge Ferry all their priva'.e troubles this morning instead of testifying on the ritrht subject. He emerged from the avalanche of evidence and fined Cl.ff $5. MBS. YANDKKBILT DENIES. Say Aliss Vanderbilt is Nt Enjenged to Dakfi of Marlboro. Newport, R L. Sept. 20. Mrs. W. K Vanderbilt is reported as saying; 'Miss Vanderbilt is not engaged to the Duke of Marlboro. I regret that the pa pers so often see fit to counect her name with different friend of ours." I ho Duke of Mariboro will visit the Atlanta exposition in company with .irs. W. K. Vauderbilt and Miss Vanderbilt the lust of the week. 51ISS EDISON TO 31 AH II Y. Daughter of th Inventor to Wrd a Ger man Jul utfiiaiit. New York, Sept 2a A special to the Herald from Berlin says: Miss Marion Edison, daughter of Thomas Edison, is engaged to marry Lieutenant Oeser of j Chemnitz. A. O. 17. W.-Fnutral Sotice. The members of Capital lodge A. O. U. W. No. 3, are hereby notified to as semble at the lodge room on Sunday at 10 a. m. sharp, to attend in a body the fu neral of our late brother Joseph C. Wil son. It is requested that all brothers seeing this nonce call the attention of other members to the same so that all may be informed. The officers and members of lodges Nos. 11, 20, 183, 199, 244, 260, and 331, and all visiting brothers, are earnestly invited to join us on this sad occasion. By order of the lodge Ernest Mueller, Recorder. Owing to the death of our beloved brother, J. G Wilson, th degree team dance of No. 3, A. O. U. W., at City hall, has been postponed until after the funeral. TOPEKA, KANSAS, SEPTEMBER 20, 1895. ClilCiGOJTILL HOT. The Mercury Has Climbed Up Still-Higher. It Reached 91 and the Suffering Was Great. A RECORD BREAKER. The Heat lor September Has Been Unprecedented. Many Prostrations and Some of Them Fatal. Chicago, Sept. 20. Including today i the weather record for the month of Sep tember in and around Chicago has been : broken til to pieces, and suffering hu j inanity is hoping that it will never enter into another contest -j The mercury . climbed steadily yes i terday until it reached the nine ! ty-one mark on the official i thermometer in the Auditorium i tower and this was certainly from six to I eight degrees cooler than it was on the streets. The humidi'y was something terrible and was more deadly than any September weather that the "old inhabi tant" could remember. There were three deaths and two pros trations. The dead are Charles Styles, Frank Wilson and Wm. Cushman. Those prostrated were Terrence Cox and an unknown man who is at the county hospital and who it is believed will die. THE MAYOR KNOCKED OCT. A Hanging Bntkit Behuyes in a Shocking; Monger Towards Kim. Mayor Fellows has an ugly looking cut just over his left eye. It is about an inch long and has a bruised appear ance. One might infer from the cut that the mayor had been having a con ference with a disappointed office-seeker, but he has nor. Last night when he came out of his house to go to the council meeting he. stopped on the porch to light a cigar. Mrs. Fellows had a hanging basket on the porch that the mayor knew nothing about, and as he stooped over to light the cigar, his head came in contact with the basket. He thought at first that he had been assaulted, Kud in grasping for his assailant he found the basket, which had escaped injury. The mavor was late at the meetinc, as a result of the accident. GOING AFTER REAR. W. W. Mills and I. B. Snow Off for Raton t tV2.tunrau. . W. W. Mills and I. B. Snow leave To peka today for a bear hurt in the Ra'on mountains of New Mexico. They expect to be gone two weeks and will take along a pack of fifteen hounds and ammunition and guns. Both are old hunters and expect to capture sev eral of the bruin family. Mr. Snow has information that biars are plentiful -in the canyons of Jho Raton mountains and says that with th bear dogs they will take along it will be no trouble to get several. Each of the hunters have killed bears and knows jmihow to go after them. HEY. J. II. THOMAS HESIGNS He Hvh. 17 p Jl;s P;is!'r:ite Here to Gil to Chicago. Rev. J. B. Thomas, of the First Baptist j church, resigned his pastorate last night. ! The letter of resignation was present- ed i he members at ihe prayer meeting j last night to take effect Ocober 15. Mr. 'lhomas cnine to Topeta six years ago from Dubuque, ia. lie has twice I been elec.ed on the board of education, j and will hand down his resignation t6 j shat body at their next meeting, j Mr. Thomas will go to Chicago to ac ! cept the assistant superintendentship of I the Baptist missions for the Chicago dis trict, which includes northern Illinois and Wisconsin. Si-iTed II nil ItiHf. A man 35 years of age who Is a stranger in Topeka called at police he.tdquarters last evening and very ner vously communicated the fact to the ser geant that he had been robbed of $9 by a colored girL They went into a vacant home on Cra.ie street aud the worn. in made away with his cah. He refused to give his name or where he lived, and did not know the woman's name. X Rrtf ! Chosen Today. New York, Sept. 20. The meeting to day for the purpose of selecting a referee for the Corbett-FitZrimmona fiht was without result. No referee w as chosen, and the mat'er was deferred, at the in stance of Fitzstmmons' manager, until Octuber 30, one day before the fiht Ti ller tomlo; to Knnsiu. United States teenator Henry M.Teller j of Colorado is to make some silver i speeches in Kansas this fall. He has J notified his brother, Dr. R. l;. Teller of Arkansas City, of his plan.-. aud the Re ; pui'iicaus of Arkansas City are to iuviie him to speak there hrst. Duubtn Birthday Par'y. A double birthday party was held at the home of Mr. Ai Hagg, at the corner of Fourth and Lafayette streets last evening.- Mrs. Amos Beeler and Mr. Hairg were the interested parlies. A number of friends were present and re lreshments followed music. Gormley'a Band Hired. Gormley's band will take part in the Priests of Pallas parade on the afternoon and evening of October 1. They received their contract today and will march in the procession ihirty-five strong. Evangelist Whitman and his jubilee singers will be at Hamilton hall tonight. These meetings will be held in the hall instead of at Garfield park. There will be do charge at the door. All will be made welcome and all religious workers are cordially invited to join in the services. COOLER SATURDAY. I That Is the Promts 3Iade Dry Winds Injurs L, ,te Vegetation. The wind yesterday and today did not carry a pariicle of moisture and it might be called a hot wind. Fortunately, al most all crops are matured and so the damage done was comparatively small. Man farmers sowed corn for feed, which was' still green, and the wind withered it up like a hut bias?, and stripped the stalks of leaves. 0;her farmers who were having corn cut suffered bec-iufe the corn fodder was destroyed nd the corn cutting season was abruptly brought to a close. The hay crop may a3o have suffered some damage. Tue velocity of the wind yei ter.iay was 24 to 26 hours per mile, whiie today it was 2(5 to aiiies. The temperature is lower ioday than f ClT SOTI i V tiniu til t it ar-rr nnaf iniinjf. ing 93 dev-rees.' The storm area is central over Lake Superior, followed in the northwest by rising barome.er and a drop in tempera ture which brings it to freezing in Mon- taua ihere are no severe temoerature changes tw be expected in the central portions of the United States. High winds will keep up tonight. iorecast for this section: Fair, with local showers or thunder storms tonight, followed bv cooler weather Saturdav. FREE SILVER HOW. Bi-terness Keanlta Over the Question of i .Silver Headquarters. Chicago, Sept. 20 The Post says that a lively row is on between pcominent advocates of free silver, now in Chicago over the location of their head quarters. The trouble is the re sult of the proposal to move them from Washington to the west and has, it is said, developed a deal of bitter ness among the silver leaders. Messrs. Sibley and Warner early in the discussion flatly refused to lend their aid to the movement to shift headquarters while a strong element demanded that the movement be centered in the terri tory from which it receives its chief support. Chicago men, according to common report, undertook to effact a compro mise by naming Chicago as the seat of the silver war and by so doing developed bitter opposition from both sides in the controversy. DIPHTHERIA INCREASES. Twenty Cases of Rprteri, Nearly All Kansas Avenue. Kast Diphtheria cases show no signs of abatement. A well known physician said to a Journal reporter this morn ing: "There are about 20 cases of this dis ease in the city and it is increasing some every day. I find one of the best anti dotes is to boil vinegar constantly in the house, It is cheap, pleasant and effect ive." There are CHses of dirjhtberia i at the following places: S. Blascet, Sec- ond and Topeka avenue; E. Kidney, 234 Madison; Wiliinm Hockford, 813 North Van Buren;-Henry Cottersoo, 1151 Lin coln; F. C. W'ilkins, Crawford fla-s, E st Fifth stree-; Mrs. D Aldridge, 723 Jef ferson; C. T. Trapp, 1100 Van Burn; W. H. Wilson, 456 east Sixth; Louis Hansen, 219 North Jefferson; J G. Dubriel, 2 i4 East Sixth airee James Crow, 5lM East Cr-ine street; t trnnes Ro' h, 112 E-tst Sixth street; also at 820 West Sixih; 167 DUlon, 102 Jeiferson; 327 Mourue and old Norui Topeka aveuue. ATE PAKIS GiiEKN. Prof. F e'.d's Li 1:1.- B ,y D.es From Pois oning. Raiph Eugene Fieid. the three year old son of Prof. M. Field of Lincoln schoo , died ia-jt night at midnight Irom the effects of swallowing paris green. The little child was left upstairs for it's afternoon nap, aod some lime after wards swaliowed paris green which was among - some artists' suprjlies j of Mrs. Field. The chiid ias I taken with spasms and afterwards j was overcome with suffocation, Drs. j Meaninger and Munn performs i intuba j tion and that being unsuccessful tried J tracheotomy to open the trachea but the baby was 'unable to survive the shock. The funeral will be heid at 10 o'clock ) Saturday from the residence at 1041 j prospect street and the remaius will be taken to Lawrence. CHANGES IN I. O. O. F. The Members May Wrnr Ribbons Insiead of Rtg-:lli:IH. Atlantic City, N. J., Sept determined effort is being made 20. A by the sovereign grand lode I. O. O. F. to push the business of the session in order to dj ourn tomorrow. The committee oa legislation made a report reccommending the adoption of the following resolution making a change in the by-laws of the sovereign grand lodge: 'lhat the last clause of article 22 of the bylaws of the sovereign grand lodge be amended by adding after the words "to wear" the following: Providing that grand bodies may adopt a badge of uniform size and desinn, the color to conform wi:h tha existing regu lations. The clause amended to read as follows: "At the session of the grand bodies, in lie-i of regalia hereinbefore described, a ribbon may bj worn of the color of the highest degree the . member hs attained having attached thereto any jewel which he is entitled to. wear, provided that the grand lodge may adopt a bkdje of uniform size and design, the color to conform with exist iatr regulations." The report and resolution were adopted bv a vote of 99 to 20. 'this matter refers to grand bodies in all states and gives members of those bodies the privilege of wearing a ribbon designating their rank and station, in stead of wearing regalias. 1 he proposition to crea-te a degree for Bebekah state assemblies was defeated. yi otlpre Woedmen tr Eniporia. Empokia, Bept 20. The Lyon county log roiling association of the Modern Woodmen, today elected George R, Al len pf Emporia, president . Everybody takes the Journal. FRIDAY. ARDOR JHCREASES. i Ever On i Larger Crowds Than E Chickaniausra Field. Feature of Ceremonies Today Was a Big Parade. SOUTH WASX'T WROSG. Gov. Turney of Tennessee :ttes a Sensation. Cre- Believed South Was Eight and Still Thinks So. '' Chattanooga, Sept 20. This, the ( third day of the exercises attendant : upon the dedication of the battlefield to the nation as a park, opened with a ' grand civic and military parade. The visiting cabinet officers, governors and j their staffs and the various military or- ganizations took part It brought more people to the city j proper than have been here at any one : time since the dedicatory exercises be- gan. Thousands who have been stop- ping in the taverns along Missionary . ridge, Lookout mountain and other I places in the suburbs were all here ' today. Itwasafew minutes past 10 o'clock when the parade started. A platoon of police led, followed cy a military band. 5. mm tue handsomest monument. Then came Vice President Stevenson and party in carriages. In the succeeding carriages ' were Lieutenant General Schofield, Secretary of the Interior Smith, Postmaster Gen eral Wilson, Secretary of the Navy Her bert and Attorney General Harmon. United States senators, congressmen, governors and stuff.-, park commission ers, Tennessee legislators, Mayor Ochs, citizens' committee and invited guests. Another platoon of police came next and then the U. S. troops, the Ohio National Guard; lennessee National Guard; Capital City Guard of Georgia aud the Chattanooga School battalion. 'Ihe form.-tl exercises of the day were heid in the big Barnum tent near the government building and were presided over by Vice President Stevenson. The first address was by George W. Ochs, mayor of Chattanooga. After Mayor Och's speech. Senator Bate, of Tennessee, delivered an eloquent oration. Gen.' Lharles Grosvenor, of Ohio, then spoke. Wtien Grosvenor had finished. Gov. Morton of New York, Woodbury of Vermont, Matthews of Indiana, and Turney of Tennessee each made short talks. Gov. Turney caused something of a sensation in his speech. It came about HERE FELL A GENERAL. in this way: Gov. Woodbury said that during the war each side believed it was right, but that now the southerners would have to teach their children the south was wrong. Gov, 'lurney took exception to this in his speech. "I believed I was right during the four years and nineteen days 1 served in the contederate army" he said, "and at the end of the time I thought I was right I still think I was right and shall teach children so. No one is more loyal to the stars and stripes than I and do one is more loyal to the government, but I never can be convinced that the south was wrong." ; This rather frank expression caused a great stir in the audience, and when the meeting adjourned was the topic of general conversation on all sides. PICKPOCKETS HATE A EICH THING. Many Visitors to Chattanooga Xiose Pocket-book and Valuables. Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 20. Pick pockets have found the dedications a good thing. Last night while J. W. Blanchard and a party were retnrning to their stopping place on Missionary ridge, at midnight, the car was held up by an unknown party and the passengers robbed of all money and watches, amounting in all to several hundred dol lars. T, A. Roasington o' Bode, Ia., had $25 and two tickets home taken from him. Dr. Charles Snyder of London, O., board- -Jfw r 4 tmmwh PRICE 2 CESTS. I ed a park train at Central station with $140 in his clothes and got off at the bat i tie field station without a red. Major W. ' J. Colburn was touched for $35, and had to borrow a half dollar to get in from the park. Major & T. Sullivan, a prominent railroad man or Columbus, U., mourns $25 and all his railway passes on the big trunk lines of the country. " SNATCHED FtlOJl HIS BRIDE I Wm. Mcintosh Jailed on His Wed dine j iht Now lieins Tried. On Sunday, June 18, William Mcintosh j was married' to a daughter of G. W. Wil : liams. At 2 o'clock that night he was . routed out by a constable and arrested, : charged with grand larceny. He has ! been in the county jail ever since. : His case was begun yesterday after I noon and today occupied most of the day in district court. There was a parted cloud of witnesses. Mcintosh tried to prove an alibi, and everyone in his neighborhood, four miles west of town, seems to have seen him sometime dur ing the day, Mcintosh is accused of stealing a cow from Thomas Cooney and selling her to Charles Wolff, in order to get money enough to pay the expenses of his wed ding. Cooney missed the' cow on Satur day, June 17, the day she was stolen from the pasture. He came immediately to Topeka and found his property at Wolf's packing house before she had been kill ed. Mr. Wolff had bought har and paid $34 for the animal. Mr. Schlegel. his buyer, is very positive that he bought her from Mcintosh. Witnesses were introduced for the state who saw Mcintosh on his way to the city with the cow in question. The principal hope of the defense was the testimony of Probate Judge J. G. Wood and Clerk J. H. Bevelle, who issued Mcintosh his marriage license. Mr. Bevelle stated positively that Mcintosh was in the probate court room from 8 until 9 a. m. on the morning of Saturday, June 17. Judge Wood issued the license not later than 9 a. m . as soon as he arrived. Now, this is the very time that the witnesses for the state say that they saw Mcintosh on the Wanamaker road com ing to town leading the cow. Mcintosh had been out of the peni tentiary but a few months when he was charged with this crime. He was par doned out by Governor Lwelling after serving two years of his six years' sen tence for burglary. He is 24 years oid. After the conclusion of this case, the W. E. Dom embezzlement case was called. Several others precede this on the dockpt, but J. H. Cecil, of Omaha, the prosecuting witness, is here for tho trial, nd it was accordingly taken up before the others. First Thimble Made ZOO Years Asro. A thimble was originally a thumb bell, because It was worn on the thumb,' as sailors still wear their thimbles. It is a Dutch invention, and in 1S84 ia Amsterdam the bi-centennial of the thimble was celebrated with a great deal of formality. This very valuable addition to my lady's workbasket Was first made by a goldsmith named Nich olas van Benschoten, the ancestor of the American family of Van Bensco tens. And it. may further interest colonial dames to know that the first thimble made was presented in 16S4 to Anna van Wody, the second wife of Kiliaen van Rensselaer, the purchaser of Ransselaerwyck and the first pa troon. Mme. van Rensselaer's mem ory was duly honored in Holland on the occasion of the thimble bicenten nial. In presenting his useful-gift Van Benschoten begged Mme. van Rensse laer "to accept this new covering for the protection of her diligent fingers as a token of his esteem." It was not until 1G95, Just 200 years ago, that the thimble was introduced into England by a Hollander named John Lofting, who opened a thimble manufactory at Islington. Harper's Bazar. Nice Gruel. A missionary'3 wife, Mrs. Paton, had been very ill on a lonely island in the Pacific, and when she recovered suffi ciently to write to her friends at home she thus described one ot her experi ences: W7hen I was able to take an intelli gent view of my surroundings this is what I first remember seeing: John (her husband), sitting by my bedside, with an old straw hat on tfle. back of his head, and a huge tin basin between his knees half full of what i j tasted like very thin, sweet porridge, i with which he was feeding me lovingly ! out of the cook's long iron spoon! . j He assured me that it was water I gruel; that-he had got into the way of ! making it nicely now; but that he could not find a clean dish on the premises . to put it in! He was so proud of his cooking that . I asked for the recipe, and you have it here: Equal parts of meal, sugar and j water a cupful of each for one dose; boil all together till there is a smell of Bingeing, whereby you know it is suf ficiently cooked. The Little Thines. Don't forget three little words "It you please," said Sir Humphrey Davy.. Life is made up, not of great sacri fices or duties, but of little things, of which smiles and kindness and many small obligations, given habitually, are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort. Killed by Swallowed Pin. A post-mortem examination on the body of James Ellis, aged 65, who died in LeaTenworth, Kan., showed death to bave been caused by a pin, swallowed ' perhaps in childhood. Hctel Cleric Wataan Jrep Dead. Kansas Citt, Sept 20. A special to the Star from Ft. Scott, Kan., says: Hen ry Watson, a hotel clerk, dropped dead this morning while standing before his dresser in the Tremont house here. Rheumatism of the heart was the cause.,' Watson has had charge of large hotels at Topeka, Kan.: Jacksonville and Spring field, IiL; Nevada, Mo, and other cities.