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acM CAkM TO MONTANA WITH INTO A TRAP At GLENDIVE Now She's Afraid to Go Back to Her Home in Minnesota, for Fear Her Injured Husband Will Kill Her. (Special to Inter Mountain.) ,Glendive, Feb. 8.-Fearing to face the Wratllof her deceived and outraged hus band at Dewey, Minn., Mrs. (c. Lars Sat urday was taken from here back home, In company with her nephew, whose name Is Smith, with whom she eloped. Deputy Sheriff F. J. Fuller of Stevens Mltn., came here after the pair. It appears that Mr. Lanrs is a worthy German shoemaker, who can neither riad nor write, and is a mute, but for all that he trusted his wife with $850, the product of his frugal labor, and went to Crookston, N. D., to buy horses. He wrote to his wife to send him the money, but receved no answer. Buying a Ranch. Ulin hastening back home, Mr. lars ficund that his faithless spouse had dis posed of everything and had eloped with Smlilh. He traced the guilty parties In this direction rind the deputy took the trail. It was learned here that Simith was ne gotialing for the purchase of a ranch on Morgan creek from I. 4. Fox. The offl cers then latid for the pair when they were to comen to the courthouse to con summate th( deal. They came. they saw and were cap tured, toi,ether with $650 they were In tending to put into the ranch. Mrs. L.lre was afiald to go back for tear her h'isband would kill her. DEFEATS DO NOT HURT COLLEGE. President of Harvard Takes Up the Ef fect of Athletic Sports. (By Associated Press.) Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 3.-The an nual report of President Eliot of Har vard has been issued. The distinctive feature of the report is the dealing with the question of the effect of victory or defeat for Hkarvard in athletic contests with Yale. President Eliot, in comparing the re sults for the last 10 years with reference to Harvard and Yale and Yale and Princeton, finds no connection between Svictory and the increase of students, or defeat and the, decreane of students. IIe says: "Many American colleges have Im agined and even affirmed that success or failure In athletic sports has an Im mediate result on the resort to col leges, victory increasing the resort with in a year or two and defeat diminish lng it. "There is no relation between ath letic victory and defeat for Harvard and the Increase or decrease of prelim Inary candidates in the following year. Thus the years 1894, 1895 and 1896 were years of umaiforum defeat; yet, on the whole, the number of preliminary candi dates increased substanttlally. Tie year 1899 was a year of victory, but no increase in the number of can didates took place. Declining fortune for Harvard is twice followed by small losses and thrice by good gains, and ris ing fortune is followed once by a small loss, twice by small gains and once by a large gain. "Looking at the whole period, the freshmen class at Harvard has gained larger percentage than the freshmen class at Yale, although Yale has been decidedly much more successful in the athletic sports." The figures shonw that tennis at Har vard engages the attention of more men than any other one sport, rowing and football following in order, PREACHERS OPPOSE THE PLAN Illinois Farmers Desert the Churches and Hear Telephone Sermons. (By Associated Press.) Decatur, II1., Feb. 3.-The preachers In the country towns are much concerned as to the outcome of an innovation of a telephone contractor, who has a large circuit of phones in Cer.tral Illinois towns. The contractor has connected a large numuber of residences in the country with churches of different denominations. and farmers may hear sermons without traveling to churc.h. The preachers are concerned as to what effect the scheme will have on the contribution boxes. Som: of the orators are also object ing to talking to empty seats, and claim that the new plan serves to lessen Chris tian zeal. TEN YEARS OVER A CENTURY. Mrs. Elizabeth Shoemaker, Aged 110, Dies at Monmouth. (By Associated Press.) Monmouth, Ill., Feb. 3.--Mrs. Eliza beth Shoemaker, aged 110 years, died here last night. Deceased was born in Shenandoah county, Virginia, Decem ber 10, 1791, and had been a resident of this city for 20 years. HIer husband died 50 years ago. Three chlldr n survive her, the youngest be ing 66 years old; also 75 grandchildren; tour being of the fifth generation. Until recently her condition, mental ly and physically, belied her age by 50 years. JUMIP TO DEATH. Caught in Ropes of Balloon, and Dragged Along the Ground. (By Associated Press,) Antwerp, Feb. 8.--The death of Cap tain Tartech von Siegfield, military beronaut, who, with Dr. Linke, left Ber Ij on a short trip Saturday afternoon in a balloon which was driven here by a gale in seven hours and collapsed oc ourred in the following manner: A violent storm threw the balloon loross the river Scheldt, Just above the imastsaof vessels there, An anchor was thrown out from the balloon, but the eable broke. The balloon was followed by ah exoited crowd, which was watch. Ing the desperate efforts of the aero nauts. Dr. Links sprang from the balloon Wilr. t"thet hMight of 11 tfeet and Cap tain Siegfleld tried to do likewise, but he became entangled in the ropes and hung by dIs left toot. The balloon was carried on for 200. yards further, dragging him bead down .ward* The peasants then secured the baillb ~ith ropes-nd4 found that von lSegleld's head was shattered and his spine broken. C. t'titrVon Slegfield *ds 6ne of the best known aeronauts in the German army. GALE AT SANDY HOOK. Big Ships Dare Not Put to Sea During High Wind. (By Associated Press.) New York, Feb. 3.-81nce eundown yes terday a gale has been blowing contin ually at Handy Hook, at times the wind reaching the rate of over 60 miles an hour. The sea outside and In the New York lower bay is extremely rough. The pilot boat New York, which is used to any kind of weather, came In and anchored under the lee, of the highlands. The electric lights marking Gedney channel and the southwest spit were ex tingulshed last night owing to the heavy sea grounding the cables. On account of this Interruption the French liner L'Aquitalne, from Havre, and the Ham burg-American line steamer Phonicia, from Hamburg--Boulogne, each carrying many passengers, were forced to anchor out of Sandy Hook bar. Thie big new freighter Drechenfeld, hound to Savannah, was f,-rced to anchor In Sandy Hook bay, the captain not dar ing to risk putting to sea in the face of such a terrible wind and without guid ance from the channel lights. One ocean-going tug with two coal barges was forced to anchor her tow un der the lee of the highlands, as she could make no headway against the gale, and the barges were In danger of drifting seaRai rd. SHE FEARS POISON COULD NOT ACCOUNT FOR HER HUSBAND'S DEATH. SHE WANTS BODY EXHUMED Thomas Flynn Apparently Dropped Dead of Heart Failure on Streets of Helena, But' His Wife Is Not Satisfied. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, Feb. 3.-Mrs. Bridget Flynn of this city has caused a sensation by ap plying to the county commissioners for authority to have the body of her hus band, Thomas Flynn, irken from the grave and his stomach subjected to chemical tests to determine whether or not he died of poison. Mr. Flynn was found in a dying condi tion on the street January 24, and it was supposed he died of heart failure. While that explanation apparently sat isfled Mrs. Flynn at the time, she now says she will never believe that he died of heart failure, though he was not a very strong man. Says There Is a lystery. She does not make known the exact nature of her suspicions, but hints dark ly at some mystery. On the morning he died Mr. Flynn was not feeling well. His wife gave him a dollar and he went down to get a drink of whiskey. He took this at the Murray House sa loon, and also took a flask of liquor with him. He had gone only a few steps from the saloon when he fell unconscious and soon expired. The coroner came to the conclusion that he died of heart disease. NEW BIOUX CITY BISHOP. Vice Rector Garrigan of Catholic Uni versity Is Selected. (By Associated Press.) Sioux City, Iowa, Feb. 3.-Authorita tive announcement of the appointment of Very Rev. Phillip J. Garrigan, vice rector of the Catholic University at Washington, to be bishop of the newly created diocese of Sioux City, has been received here. Father Garrlgan's ele vation to the bishopric probably will take place so that he may assume charge of the diocese at Easter. The new bishop is an aggressive man, just past middle age. For 13 years past he has been connected with the Cath olic University in an admlAnistrcltivl capacity as assistant treasurer, and he has successfully helped to deal with the' financial questions of the institution. He Is a native of Ireland and was educated in the public schools of Mas sachusetts, in St. Charles' college, Maryland, and a provincial seminary. He was ordained to the priesthood June 11, 1870. The diocese will include the Western half of the present archdiocese of Du buque and will have a Roman Catholic population of about 35,000. WAS FROZEN IN. Odd Wrestling Match Results Almost Fatally to an Austrian. (By Associated Press) Trinidad, Colo,, Feb. 3.-Two Austrains met in westling match under the Main street bridge here 'to see which could put the other under the ice, and Charles Penora was forced under by his com rade. He was unable to get out and froze fast. He was discovered later by two men who thought he was dead. Restoratives brought him to life, how ever, gind it is thought he will live, RELATIVES MADE HAPPY. Old Woman Who Died in Poverty Left Large Sums of Money. (By Associated Press.) New Yor, Feb. 3.-Mary McKittrich, who lived alone in a dingy home at Greenwood, N. Y., and who, for many years was supported by charity, died a few days ago. Now, according to a World special from Middletown, various sums of money ranging in all to $20,000 have beer found secreted about the house, much to the delight of the heirs. &tRMANS AR 10 1OT A ]AT ]AISN D IN 3U t WHEN WALES PA$USal ROYAL FAMILY IS COf6f _t' Officialdom Jbins in Too, But the t titude of the Public Is a Notable Contrast to the Usual Custom. (By Associated P'rss.) Berlin, Feb. 8.-Notwithstanding 1h. excited state of German feeling to.A'rc England, today passed without any Uj5a respect shown to the Prince of Walp, wv o arrived here yesterday evenin.l'to reprtrent King Edward at the celeou& d tion of Emperor William's birthday Mun-. lay. German crowds have too deeply able-. lrg respect for roya, rersonages anid are too thlooughly pol:ce I to jeer them. But in a city where .r.o lifting of one's flat when passing royalty is as general as or-" dinary civility at was singular to see the passing crowds neat the prince with never a hat ralse'l .ed' to hear no mur'' murs of applause. The last experience abroad of the Prince of Wales was his departure, amid thunderous cheers, from the shores of Newfoundland. The streets through which he was obliged to be driven here were without a single British flag. While receiving elaborate attentions from the family of Emperor William and from German officialdom, the prince must feel the chilling attitude of the German public. A Round of Royal Courtesies. In the morning the prince visited mem bers of the Prussian royal family, Count von Buelow, the imperial chancellor, am bassadors and other distinguished per sonages. Soon after 1 o'clock Emperor William and the prince drove in a closed carriage to the barracks of the First Royal Dragoons, "Queen Victorli'q Own." A triumphal archway of ever greens had been erected in front of th&: barracks and the regiment was drawn iup in parade order. The band played the British anthem. After the regiment had passed the em peror and the prince, the latter proceidMd ed to the regimental mess room, where luncheon was served. The party in cluded the British ambassador to Ger many, Sir F. C. lAscelles and his staff,, Princes Albrecht and Wilhelm Eltel Friedrlch and Prince Henry of Prussie. Kalser Drinks to British Army., !emperor William, in a speech offerint a toast to King Edward at the luncheon, referred to the death of Queen Vlatelta and adverted to the wonderful colonial tour of the Prince of Wales as exempll fying the greatness and the extent of the British empire. He invited the company to drink to the health of the prince as the representative of the British army, to which toast the. prince suitably responded. The luncheon ended at 3 o'clock. Emi peror William returned to the castle and the Prince of Wales took a train for Pots dam, where he visited the Duchess of Albany and laid a wreath upon the tomb of the late Empress Frederick. In the evening Emperor William and the empress gave a dinner party to the prince In the Elizabeth hall of the castle. Angry Comment Against England. ATmost all the newspapers refrain from editorial comment on the visit. But the German press shows irritation over the British attempt to throw suspicion on the policy entertained toward the United States by Germany before the outbreak of the Spanish-American war. 'Nearly all the newspapers here regitrM" these attempts in the same light as does' the Diutsche Tages Zeltung. Dwelllhg upon the motives which actuated the question of Henry Norman in the British house of commons January 20, that paper says: "In the London reports cabled to Nedr York it is alleged that Germany was the instigator of a plan to bring about Inter vention by the European powers agalllst the United States. This is a direct blt'ir in the face of truth. But what of it? It might, perhaps, oti the verge of Prince Henry's visit, creets ii1 feeling in the United States, in wh1ioh case the object underlying Mr. Nortneh'L question and the answer of Lord Crktb. homrne, as well as that of the inventions sent abroad by English newspaper agen4 cles, would be fulfilled." Friendship for America. The National Zeitung concludes a page editorial on the friendship between the United States and Germany in these words: "The only object of the visit of Prince Henry to the United States is the cultiva. tion of this sentiment. The German em peror could give the United States no better proof of the feelings and senti ments animating him and the German people in regard to the greatness and de' velopment of the union as a elvilizing power than in sending his brother there "Prince Henry goes, as it were, as the interpreter of Germany's friendship for the United States. He is the first German prince from the old reigning house who will treat the soil of the great republic, and undoubtedly his acquaintanceship with the most prominent men of ge Union will exercise a beneficial eiag.t upon national relations. "The visit of Prince Henry must dis~li pate all the foolish and malicious asqqr' tions of political antagonism betweenp Germany and the United States and ,og German plans of conquest in the Ameri can sphere of influence. Instead it m4st strengthen feelings of mutual recognition and equality of standing. No treaty, or alliance between Germany and the United States is needed., "Ever since the existence of the United States peace, friendship and trade intere. course have prevailed between us. Prince' Henry's trip shows that we wish to re main in the same relations in the future.. "The reception which the people, the government and public opinion are p·re paring for him on American soil will give splendid proof that the Americans cher ish similar sentiments and hopes." Customs Only at Treaty Ports. (Bv Associated Press.) London, Feb. .--According to the Shanghai correspondent of the Times, the Yangste viceroys hbav memorlalized the Grand~Otpl protestl. against the action of #i Robert Hart, th# director of Chinese flsepral maratilne customs, li extending the customs and postal serv I:e to the interior of Hupel and Honan provinces, requesting the council to limit the customs operation to the treaty ports and to restrain the tendency' of foreign encroachment upon Chinese prerogra tives. FIXING OC*A1# RaT Z Minimum Passenger Rate Has Been Pl.oed at 60o. (By Associated Prees.) New York, Feb. 2.-The freight rate agreement by the various trans-Atlan Sic lines between the United States, En gland, Ireland and Wales, which has Just gone into effect, apply to three ,.ommodities only-grain, flour Lnd pro visions. The freight rate on grain will be raised from three-quarters of a penny to a penny and a half per bushel, English money. The new rates apply to outgoing freight only and to freight that is ;shipped to England only. It is said that a'n agreement will shortly be made cov iring freight to the other countries. It is also understood that a minimum passenger rate of 160 will be estab lished. MISSING MAN'S BODY IOUND. Peculiar Circums.ances Attended His Disappearance a Year Ago. (By Associated Press.) Vineland, N. J., Feb. 8.-The body of .Jullus Beeking, an old soldier who dim aplpeared from his home In Millway al most a year ago, was found today in the woods some distance from the village. It was Identified by the clothing. The pockets were empty, although Ileeking's young wife says he had money when he left home. She also says that he wore no underclothing, but there was underclothing on the body. The most peculiar part of the affair is that Beeking's physician says the old man could not possibly walk 100 yards in the condition he was In the day he disappeared. Because of the doctor's statement the authorities had Investigated the disap pearance, without avail, several times. RUSSIA IN FINLAND. Police of Finland Have So Far Avoided Becoming Russianised. (By Associated Press.) S't. Petersburg, Feb. 3.-In Finland the pollce up to the present have escaped complete Ruealficatlon. This action is now proposed for Helaingfors, at least, where the St. Petersburg system is to be transplanted. The police will be entirely independent of the local authorities. There will be a 'department of political police and a police address book, and dvornicks, the most characteristic feature of city life in Russia, will be instituted. The dvorn4cks, though paid by the householders, are the lowest order of police. They are bound to repoent all ar rivals and departures, keep +the regular police informed of all that happens In each house, and assist in maintaining order, making arrests, etc. MOREB PEAE RUMORS. Hague Notables and Politicians Show ing Some Activity. (By Associated Press.) The Hague, Feb. 3.-There was un wonted activity in diplomatic circles here today and it was generally believed to have had some connection with the Dutch note to Great Britain regarding peace in South Africa. The German minister, Count Pourtales, had a long interview with the British minister, Sir Henry Howard. The first secretary of the British lega tion, A. F. G. Levison-Gower, unex pectedly started for London and the Dutch foreign minister, Baron von Lin den, had a conference with Dr. Kuyper, ,the premier of The Netherlands, and subsequently had an audience of Queen Wilhelmina. WAS NOT DROWNED. Supposed Victim of Walla Walla Dis aster Turns Up All Right. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco,Feb. 3.-Robert A. Hollo vkay, a supposed victim of the Walla Walla disaster, has surprised his friends by appearing at his former lodgings in this city. Holloway had formerly been employed aboard the Walla Walla, but on No vember 23, he shipped as second steward on the Argyle, which plies between this port and Panama. For some reason Holloway did not In form his friends of the change he had made and as his picture appeared in the newspapers together with the de tails of how he met his death and lie was gvien up for lost. MUST TAKE SMOOTH NICKELS. John Ruth Gets $2000 Damages Against Transit Company. (By Associated Press.) St. Louis, Feb. 8.-"Smooth" nickels must be accepted at face value, accord nlg to a decision rendered by Judge Ryan in the circuit court in the case of John F. Ruth, who was awarded $2000 against the St. Louis Transit company for be ing ejected from a car, arrested and locked up over night, because he ten dered a. worn coin. Judge Ryan said: "There is no such thing as assumed by the defendant as a nickel of less than full face value a gold coin may be worth less than its face value by abrasion or Joss of weight: but this is not the case 'with a nickel. "1 think the carrier should be held to rule that if it ejects a passenger who genders good coin it does so at its own peril." Unable to Return. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Forsyth, Feb. 3.-Word has been re peived here this week that Miss Flora pavis. one of Forsyth's school teachers, would be unable to return to her school duties here. She is at her home in Virginia City, suf fering with a tumor on her right knee. It is learned that blood poisoning has set in, and the limb would have to be ampu tated at the knee and that there were grave fears for her life. Miss Davis was a favorite with Forsyth people, who will be sorry to hear of her misfortune. She will be taken to Ohicago for treat ment. You can reach everybody in Butte with a want ad in the Inter Mountain. It is the family paper of Butte, eagerly waited for every evening and read at the hearthstone in leisure. I:IIX~8j NEWS STORIES BRIEFLY TOLD ST. PETERSBURG.-Count Tolstol is very ill. He will be treated by a spe clilist from St. Petersburg. +- CINC'INNATI.-All (anger of flood In the Ohio valley is past, the cold having checked the rise in the Ohio river, which is now faulling rapidly. -f SAN JUAN. P. R.-The fleet In com mand of Rear Admiral Hlgginson, com mander-in-chief of the North Atlantic squadron left Culebra Island yesterday. KALAMAZOO, Mich.-For nearly 24 hours a blizzard has been in progress here. Nearly a foot of snow has fallen, and It is drifting badly, impeding rail road traflic. -4 MONTREAL.-Montreal is tight In the grasp of the heaviest wind storm of the season, that has driven street railway companies completely out of business. Many railway trains are snowbound. -4- ST. JOHNS, N. F.-It is feared that some of the American fishing vessels bound for Gloucester with cargoes of herring were caught in last Thursday's gale. The gale Is said to be one of the heaviest In many years. 3-4 OWENSBBURG, Ky.-The streets are almost obstructed with ice and broken wires. The electric light plant has now only one circuit open. The street cars are not yet running. The damage to property is estimated at over $150,000. BEAUTIFYING THE GROUNDS. Many of the Trees in Forest Park Will Be Transplanted. (By Associated Press.j St. Louis, Feb. 3.-Mrs. D. W. C. Perry of Kansas City's Park board, as sistant to Mr. George E, Kessler, land scape architect of the Louisiana Pur chase exposition is at work on the site of the World's Fair in Foreit Park, ar ranging for the transplanting of the many trees that will be used to adorn the grounds. Several hundreds of fine forest trees that covered the site have had to sacrificed to make room for the build ings, but many will be saved by trans planting. As indicating the plan to be followed in the decoration of the grounds, it might be stated that on the main avenue which is to be 600 feet wide, there will be four rows of trees planted to form arcades. , Cause for Surprise. (Chicago Post.) "Were you surprised when I proposed?" he asked. "Well," she replied thoughtfully, "I was not so surprised that you proposed when you did as I was that you did not propose on some previous occasions." Formal. (Richmond Dispatch.) Mrs. Cushing-Well, what are we go olng to do about "dinner? Mr. Cushing (at hQfme during legis lative session)-- movt it be laid on the table. WANTAD S. WANT AD. RATES. Funeral and death notices, fraternal society notices, entertainment notices, cards of thanks, 10 cents a line each in sertion. Help wanted, situations wanted, houses and rooms, real estate, etc., 15 words or less 15 cents; 16 to 20 words, 20 cent; 21 to 25 words, 25 cents, etc. No discount for additional Insertions. Personals, fortune telling, palmists, proprietary remedies, 2 cents a word each insertion, $2.00 per month per line. ANPWERS TO ADVERTISEMENTS addressed care the Inter Mountain and left at this office, should always be in closed in sealed envelopes. No stamp is required on such letters. The Inter Mountain will not be re sponsible for errors in advertisements taken through the telephone. MEETING NOTICES. STOCKHOLDERS' MEETING. Notice is hereby-given of the annual meeting of the stockholders of the Troy Laundry company, to be held Friday, February 14, 190', at 8 p. m., at the office of the company, 232 South Main street, Butte, Mont. Election of board of direc. tors and other business. W. IX. FOOTE, President. Republican Notioe. The County Republicmn Central com mittee will meet at Thompsoli Inv. Co.'s office, upstairs, 15 West Broadway, Thursday evening, February 0, 1902. Business of importance. M. GILLIS, Chairman. LOST. LOST-STRAYED OR STOLEN FROM' Barnes' ranch at Bernice, one bay horse with white hind feet, branded Z or figure 2 on left hip. Finder return to Fred Horns, 109 East Broadway, Butte, and receive reward of $25. MISCELLANEOU6. HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR SECOND hand furniture. Feldman & Co., 221 East Park street. BEST BIT CIGARS 5 FOR 50 CENTS Every bit cigar-5 for 50c-at Burke & Strobel's, 51 West Broadway. COLLECTIONS. BUTTE ADJUb'TMWNT COMPANT collects bad bills. Tr it. US1 N. Mai., FOR RENT. FOR RENT - TWO FURNISHED rooms for housekeeping with electrio lights. No. 327 South Montana street. FOR RENT-TWO ROOMS FOR LIGHT housekeeping. Apply 107 W. Gold. WANTED -- TO RENT - FURNISHED house, 4 or 5 rooms; modern; no chil dren. Address T. A. R., Inter Moun tain. PASTURE FOR RENT-FINt E FE -D. ing field for horses, on reasonable terms. For particulars ,write Fred Hopp, Willis, Mont. FURNISHED ROOMS. FOR RENT - TWO FURNISHED rooms, suitable for the'ee Sr four gen* tlemen. 819 North Washington. BUSINESS CHANCES. FOR SALE-10,000 SHARES OF THE Butte Mine Exploration Co., which is working the Pacific Mine, at 20 cents per share. Address W. Sutton. FOR SALE-4-ROOM FURNITURE; house for rent. Inquire Oeschll, IN West Park. FLOWERS-MONTANA GROWN CAR nations 500 dozen. State Nursery Co., 47 West Broadway. CRYSTAL SPRINGS - MUSIC DAY and night. Stage leaves four times a day, :1 a. m., 2 p. m., 5 p. mi, S p. m. Day time stage 25c round trip, 8 o'clook stage free. C. Langlols, proprietor. ASSAYER. A. B. ROMBAUR,. ASSAYER AND chemist. Ruooessor to Carney & Hand 106 North Wyoming streeL MONEY TO LOAN. MONEY TO LOAN-ON REAL ESTATE or chattels at a low rate of interest. See us if you wish to borrow. Chas. L, Smith & Co., 33 West Granite street. MONEY TO LOAN-LARGE OR SMALL sums. Jackman & Armitage Company, 87 North Main street. MONEY LOANED ON CHATTELS and time checks. Butte Chattel Mort. gags company, 82 North Main. MONEY TO LOAN, BY MUTUAL Loan & Savings association. Appig at No. 15 West Broadway. LOANS-MONEY TO LOAN AT 8 PER cent; no delays, Hall Bros., 46 East Broadway, Butts. He Knew Them. (Columbus State Journal.) Kind Lady-Do you knowe your let ters, little boy? Boston Prodigy (aged 7)-If you mean to ask, madame, whether or not I am able to recognize at sight the twenty six fundamental characters upon which the English language Is based, I should reply to you that I learned those when I was a mere child. Effective. (Harlem Life.) Friend-Too much whisky makes a body talk, don't It? Colonel Soak-I should say so. Why, you just ought to hear my wife when I go home drunk. Accepted the Terms. (Leslie's Weekly.) Customer-How are things going at the auction? Auctioneer-Oh, for little or nothing. Customer-Well, you may knock that sideboard down to me for nothing. Curious to Know, (Sziart Set.) The lBachelor-Why, I'veajust reached my prime. She-What delayed you?