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Aad doo tjoa lontet It. l,2ut ,,iiHn "a t " ''' . . d umu's Sea'tbs. l.n .!'.. i-" ' 1 :, .i(.iu 6 uiutli. at J- ', ; !ihiu "' ' .... . l UtM1 cuim:? - '"'. tear .tl I cbsriced to , in i '..,., t nie He S. C. HASSOK, Editor end Proprietor. "HK 18 A FTaEBaf AN WHOM TUB TRUTH HilU FBM AJD ALL ABB SLATM BaalD." VI. DO nd postage per ear In advance. ;ic -.Line 7, t, ..-:..' under: ir VOLIJIE XXXI. EBENSBURG, PA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1897. NUMBER 2. Ifib ft III P 1 w FORT The I noes' .a a-i BICYCLE. -VlrsST WITH COUPON. Vf.Vj Model Ko. 5 NC i K "J. J'S Oct. 3. tR)S II 1' I I : rT. Hi r i -a. I lh-s. etc.. - to (xiundx. ir "iiM-i-i Wli'ih f.. ; r.. '-.i nitn-.ti! :i!e l'riefi. Never before stilil ... ?i ,yvrtii-l" l:ii v.- ir. -ve it I ' v.- pa t - co :!! o:te. t-ivuii! every I im-e to iri-t a tirst-cla.-s wheel at the (Ml receipt Of .l!.ll 'I -l ,-:nf"H r -it .:: the at'ove Hicvcle. securely crat.-. .. h rv Money -i-lan t'-il it not as ri-. ii ::i-i exaiiiliiatoiii. We wi! shil -I i.t (. aliiill.lt I.e.l. tor t-e..in a:(l -fus ti:i :i Til- r :is a :i'irait e- of i;(.,i f .it ii. .. .a. ..-h I'.wvflt This is a. i' l t "! !' w -' l:i 1 " 1 - -', ' i hf -i-Tio i-: i v..u can riot afford to let the oppwt ' ,1JS, J.irr-ssall orders to CASH BUYERS' UNION. 101 West Vn Buren Street. Bx J0(, CHiOACrO. ILL. 4:l t cnt(meri for C 1 yeaT-r. i.i ti:.. ociiter s pr-tit. o arr lite .1 -iixti-l !.:irxr.i rii!-.iiutn-tDrors in Anier : i : i ; t iiieli-s it'1 Harness tins war--itiip j . t- ,'V-imtrtr hi'f i:rc nny monev Is .. .'f i ;v frri.-M iM.lh sat s i f not sat'.sl flt--t .':-.r.--ht 1 r 2 year-t. W hy pay an aiient 10 i- !.-rf -ryi'ii? Write ymirown itnlpr. !' - We take ail rik of tiamaize in V.MOLESA'.E PRICES. C irinrir V.'ins, S3I to SSO. t.iiaranteetl ii: . .. .it,. ti-v.. Surreys, S65 to SIOO .-t ii f .r I. o t ti.ft Too Buggies, L. . 7. tina as ftt'.J fer KS. Phstons,5C6 to r-:r. Farm Wagons, Wagonettes, h-k Wacons, Deli very Wagons ! 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V, T A mm '"'a aaa. i-aa is , -f. t.. "t A A pamphlet of InftirrostlO!! and ab-.x VwAy9tractii ti iaa3.i)ljowiiiii How to'- ff. i Obta-n Fnieiita, t aveuta. '1 nule i.- V "-V Mai Us. C. pyriL-hta. artit fret. ttyj ii, 31iJ tlrondway. s. Best In the World! Eettl.8 Genuine! Soli Eieirnhp-re! WANTED BY SAM'L WELLS & CO.. 67 VINE ST., CINCINNATI, O. i (RGEST EXPORTERS OF C!"-r.EKG IN THE U. $ Wanted-An Idea DeWashlnarrori. . f.r their $l.fai prise offer aid lUt oi two hundred tuTenitons wauiusL RAZER AXLE Ujt THE CHAPLAIN'S STuJIY. lint P.ourn and 1 were laoys topotl-er :it W'fstiiiiiistor; we went to ()xfinl to frellicr lo r.a'iliol; we took our tleprees loirether in the cltuwicul (lioirois) school, were orahiineil toyetlier ly I lie liishop of li , its curates fo:- lii.s diiK'csc. Here our paths separate- f"r some years, anal wlin next we renewetl our old f rit-mlslii) 1 was the icaroHhe town. Still siiifjlt at .14, atil .lint was t la chaplain of the famous iu tlie same tow n, and marria-d. We were talking in my ptiuly as iu olden times. Somehow the conversa tion alrifted to t'he subjeait of a rect i.t newspaper aritiele: "()uirht Married People to Have Any Secrets from Kach Ollur.'" 1 stiid "No," Jim said "Yes." Wc loth smilinirly stuck to our text. "Why. Jim," said I. "you would have liecn the last jMTson I should have vx peclcd to take that lin'. for I am sure, from wh-it 1 hav vn, that if ever Iwo folks were happy anal Tovinrr, they are Klla and yourself. I can't conceive of your having any secret, which you would not want Klla to know." "Ah," rctortMl lie, with a weuiinr siii:Ie, "that's just it. Wcll.Howson. 111 tell you one, if you like, thoufrh," he added, "it must rvmain a sa-era-t ltween ns two. I litive never sMken of it to anyone in the world, anil never snail, except to yourself." "Thanks, Jim, you nel not fear me, as you know. 1 am only ala-sirons to know the c.-isc," and 1 assiiDiotl an at t it ude of cafl-er at ta-ntion to J im's story. "I was Hie cliaplnin at Ijow market, as you an- wad I aware. lefora I came halt. It is a pretty place, and one wonalers whatever made the poverniiM'nt. Im.ld a jail tha-rc. However, thaTa. it is, ami there was I. The amount of sax-ia-iy that one p-ot iu Iow market wjin jM-rfcel - ly :if-ton"sh:nr. Had 1 had t lie time and inelinotion for it. I mifrht liave turned out a repular 'society clerpyman. As it was. 1 had a full amount of lectures, soirees, parties anal entertainments. Ainamsr the people I pot in w it'll l.opa" were niivr than the Yairks. Miss York, a maid -n lady of f.0. liveal in a larcre anal Iwaulifully furnisheal house called 'The Cedars,' in tha Wst part of the tow n. Slit" w as known all over tha- a'is triet for her charity. kindnass of heart and pure life. Kt erybody had a pooal woral for her. Nor washer niece. Miss York, any less popular. Poaiple in liaiav niaikct fairly worshied Ixith of them. "I was 2S when I first saw Klla Yolk, anal at once succi'nilicil ti her charii's. I'or weeks ha-r jiraisa-s haal lnt-n iti my a-ars. anil naw, on acapuiintjina-e, I found her lcaiaty, har manners, ha-r kinalnass of ln-ait, not one whit less than report tatcal. I loveal lie.r. f If eoursa, I e-atild ot say so at. adice: and w h-t her, a f ter two ar three nia-etinirs iu tlia' a-aiurse of my wa-rk for Miss York the adder tosik irreat interest in our spha-re. of lalxr sha- trtIosMa-al my lova-. anil rva-iproa-ntt-al it. I could not then say. I found, upon judifious inquiries, that Miss York Klla- liveal with lia-r aunt frami chihl IioimI; that sl was now 24: that her mother was ala-nd, anal her fat ha-r liva-al on the continent for his health: alst that .she was her aunt's sole ha'iress. These faad were of caiurse only learned ly aVtrrces. as one cannot po to the fountain haaal for such inforniat :ap. "After much Jia-art-ya tirx hiiiir .mil i!e !:M ii:r wilh'n mysadf. I thouirhl f ih'.it. Klla York was tint w lu lly iiuV.IT i enl. to i;u and I rcsolva a to a.-.k iia t t !m- my wife. I na-eal not pa into ila tails as to Iniw I alia it. ha-yaind say inic 1 !:at it was one sim;ma-r nKrninp ratlici 'k,-:i' than fiva- ynr' a;ri . when. Iiav i:r ;.'i.i 't her a un t , w ho w fi: r.t . I n:a-i Klla i:i lh. Lioiinds; anal af ;er ta!k"n. ,.s wc v ail.a i! : lonrv .11 varlauis : u'ljis fli.i -Jia-.w it i-ama-i-iit t.ri:.j,a-tea!ly, ar.al ;.li:is: lrt-f,re I a-oulal com ; : eh. n iwh.lt it .ill ma ant, IJiti York had proi:;i4cd k i- my wife, subject- ti Jut aunt s c. n sa.'iit. "I. ut. her aunt 1 "ain't- consent. I re-a-i-ivi-al a al.iiiity iiota' that ti itrlit liow ta'iiilcrly I rftraraled it. H.iwsoii ! fn;n Kllav, :n:n? tiiat sha- I.skI cpoki n a-f m x isit to lu-r aunt, tiiial hail tolal ha-r I w u-eominp- to-mirrov for Iier approval; Miss York haal lia-a-n vary l.inil. but ucia-d ratha-r stnunptdy, tiual saM sha' waiul.l see me, but sha" could not a-ousa nt. as sha- alial not wish to losa pi la. My alaar i;:rl went am ta i;iy that i-he liaa iu vain ti-ia-d to pet from her any more than tins. "I was in a curious- state of mind as I wa-nt next inorninp to sa-e Miss York. What couJai Jier objttion really be? Surely not tai me! My ixisition, mj fn.mily, my life here were, I hopa.'d, lie yoiial reproach. Even wcif it a apics linii of money, 1 had cnoupli private iia-ans. :ns you know. .Vs for Miss Yoik, in !1, if eoiii-sa-, it woulil ba lonely with out Klla at first, nfter so many ya-ars" coiiipjiiiionsl.ip, but surely yJie tlialrt expect her never tope marrieal! Jtwiis picposterous. "i was destined to know her objec tion. As I approaiclurd the loalg-e the portera-ss met me. " "Oil, Mr. Jlourn, this is shockinp!" "I was more puzzled t han ever! Why my eiipapement to Klla. should ha 'slioekinp I couldn't see; anal InoUoubt expressed it in my looks. " 'So sudden, too, sir!' snjil Uie wom an. 'XoLody exiecU"al it. "'Whatever's the matter? sni l I. 'Why haven't you heard that Mips York is alead? No! Oh, dear! Poor thinp-; hail a fit iu 1 he nipht, altx-!or says; was apiite nna-onsa-ious wlien Miss Klla pot. there, and alia-al at nine o'claK-k t his marnin;.' "My hamrt sank ; T felt faint and g-ialaly. ft w a some iiinute. la'fore I couial move. You will never know how it fea-ls, Howsoil, V.nlass ,ou should have suc-li a blow, which 1 hope you never will. Put I am bounal to pay iJmt my one thoupht was: 'My jioor, lanndy darlinpr, Klla!' "Tha-re were no more details to le lanrmvl alMut Miss York's death. She was buried in lw market chnrvhyaral. I'llai was ill far wwks, anal emild not see evan me. Whi'ti -:he was well enouph ci at ta'fial tr lusiiH'SS, it was fotinal that she inheritcal all her aunt's money; anal as she had alreaaly acccpta-al me, we w ere nwirria'al a twclvcjnonth afterward. She h-jd been uw fully lom-ly, she saial, sit ee Miss Yanrk's dea-th, but no a-ouple luil ever lived happier anal liecn nearer ami alearer to each other than Klla. and 1. May 'aal bless her!'' "Amen!" saial I, saila-mnly and rever ently. "Klla and I," pursued Jim, "could never pive the reniola-st guess as to her aunt's object iou to our eiiptipement, anal it would proliably have renauincd a mys tery to ma', as it has t.o Klla even now, had it not liecn for tin? folloaviug cir-ciimt--tanccs: Some tiuia' apo I wsvs sent for, at the pritiain to we a rather tles-jK-rate chnraeter, whose etui was very iK'ar. He luul ln-cu ent to seven years K'iial wrvituale soma' thra-e years befar' for fortrcry. anal after serving- two years at Purtlanal haal Wen transferred to Low market. His at peo ranee was su perior 1a that of the ordinary convict, even when a forper. Although 1 hail seen hini several timeta anal certainly Ix-en struck with his face anal appear-aii-e, we couhl not '. saial to lie friendly, as he haal lta-en inalilTerent to all my aal vances. "I found him lying- in the hospital, anal I soon saiw that 'he would nut live a-ry long-. "'You seem pleased to see me? I saial. "'Yes, sir,' replied No. 152. '1 am glad you've come; 1 hardly exectal you woulal, considering- how stand ollish I've lieen. Put I wauteal to see you, as t he Klawtor says I'm not likely to last much longer jierhaps not until ta morrow. " Thera", well, never mind. Keep your courage up, ana you'll probably deceive the alaM-tor. "I talka-al to him aliout his soul anil spiritual things. That we may pass by. How son; I Indieve lie was tharoughly paMiita-ut. I aska'al him if thaM-e w u any thing I a-oiilil alo for him. "'Yes, sir, there is aine thing, if you will. It's such a curious one 1 hardly like to ask you. His even looketl eager ly at me. " 'Co an, saial I; 'I'll do it if possible.' "'I've hail n queer lifa', tir," saial the rcnict. 'I might 'have been snmcliody ;inl ahitu' some p-ioal; but I got leal astray after marriage anal broke the hi'art of my wife, w ho alia-dsoon after ward. Yes, I've la-il a baal life, anal it's pra'cianis few friends I've haal lately, anyhow. Hivt 1 'hope I may lie forgiven, as you t-tiy Cud will Kiition even the wairst of us. And if you'll promise me tat alo one thing- when I'm dejul, I sluiil alie 1inpy. " 'f'll ramise it as far as I can,' saial I. 'What is it?' " 'It's ito tare care of your wife,' an swera'il Xa. 13J. 'All. saial he, smiling, 'I thoug-ht that would astonish you. " Take care af my w ife!' I gazed at him in amazement. 'Why, of a-onrse I shall! I5tt what is that to you?' " 4 A groat ala-al, said he. 44 'Why?' 44 'I5ecausi' sha's my alaughter! "I looked at him in terror ana aston LshnH'nt, and ts aliomt tai senal for tha' nurse and ftir tiha aloetor, fa-eling sure ha was rumbling, w-iien lia' saial. slam ly: "'Sit ilmn, tdr, planse; I can't talk- much lonper. You nea-d not sa-nal fair Dr. Ifcirtarn; I'm all rig-ht. I fen real it wouhl give you a sha-k. f:ir. as it pave me ama tha lirsit. tjmi' 1 s;iw tier nere with you. Klla Yairk you sae. I knoav her name all rig-ht was itjken when apiite a a-hihl by Iht aunt. whoalisawTreal nia. anal never tld the adiilal what ha-r father was. In that she was apjita rigl'-t. She a-hanpeal her nante fram Wilson ta har mother's name of York anal -m-pl.'teal the disguise. Whenever I ale sireal and, h. sir, I alia often alcsir1 to sa-e Klla, my akirling. Miss York hrs always threatena'al me with tha- polia-e. anal I knew lietter than to have tJiem on my tnia-k if I conk) lielp it. Ye;, sir, I sae you a-ant realize it yet. but you'll fiiul Klla Wilson's birt h iinal baptismi in the registers of Xairthfielal, anal I give you my wrrral it's true. "I sat in dumb silence. What eamlil I ay? Klla. my Klla, a convict's alaugh ter! "'Pla-ase, sir. alon't tell her, said he. 'She has neva r known; alon't e her know. Hut I felt I must tell you. sir. and you'll not 1 hink any worse of her? .mil his eves lookeal pleadingly anal wist fully at me. "My senses haal somewhat rcturn-d. 44 'No. saial I. 4of a-ourse narf. I ;un hn!f dazi-il. but. I fa-ej what you iy is true. P.ut Klla is my, own naow, anal always shall lie whila' I live. wish I hail nat he:iral this, but it- cannot alter niy love for Klla.' 44 'Thank Goal!' he paid. 'And, sir. tha-re's one thing more. The dak-tor says I sJiall slep myself away. lo you think it aoultl lio mnnageal for my alar ling to pive me one kirtnere I die just one?' 44 'I'll try. Yes. said I, 'she shall, if you'll leave it to me. 44 'I will! Goal bless you, Mr. Tfonrn. "I left him. W'hon I got home Klla thonerht I was ill, ami inda-eal I was. Owrwork, I pleadeal. In another hour I hey came to tell me he was asleep, and would nait wake in this worhl. "I taok Klla wilh me to the hospital. 4KUa,' saial I, 4a prisoner who is dying1, and who has no few friends, told me to-day how he had seen you anal would like you to kiss him ere he aliat', as his own alaupflvter would have done. Will you?' 44 'Carta.inly, m v darling. "Anal wiith yes full of tears s-hedial. The unconscious form rose, the eyelids half opened, the facesmileal. Shealkln't k n tw : al ial he ? "I leal her away, weeping, my own heart full. I afterwartl verified his story. Hut Ella has never known nny more. ITowson. anal never will. There is sometimes a secret which shouhl not be s-harvd letvve-n (itihnntl and W'ifc, llowson, isn't tlrere? 'You're right, alear okl .Tim," said T, &s he graspaMl my hand in silence, but with tear-alinMiieal eyes, 44 You're right, old fellow, and Got) bla-a yau banth!" Birmingham Weekly News. Vatndcrhllt'a Htulnama Nona. Saial a business man of wide experi ence anal observation: "Have you ever observa-d the money-making nose? It is a st rong-, well-formed, nose, invariably curved saniewhat like, a lieak. That craok in the nose is the unfailing sign of money-making, ability. I have ob Eerveal it for years, 1 you doubt it, loaik about ya anal you will find that every wealthy uiau who has maile his own money out of nothing has more or less such a nse, A very fine example of he money-making nose is that whieli sdorns the fsce of Cornelius Yander bilt. v. ho, though born with a gold sjKion in his month, has shown vciy maikcd ability In the increase of his fo: tuT:e. Most of our bankers and rail way presTdenta have similar noses." London Ti-Iay. The Troublaw of m Woman In m Wild Mountain Country. "On my first circuit I hud a hasson in human nature that I have never for gotten," said a Ma. t'.ioalist tniuiklafT to a Washington Utur reporter. "The circuit was in the mountains of West Virginia, and among- the member of iny church was a widow, w ho, in ad dition to the loss of her hiisbaml, haal suffered final earthly parting w ith four of her children, leaving- but two, a girl and a loj nearly grown. "Om night I wac ar.kca to hasten to her cabin, which I did, ra'uchiug ther." just in time to lie w ith her uon when ho diaal f.ni t he effects of an accident "The mother, although deeply grieved, ncteal uiore calmly than I pectail. and early in the morning I went. Lome, returning in the afternoon. I founal the widow- in the j aroxysm of tears. I trieal to comfort her with the usual "hr-:sliaii consolation. Finally she quicUal alown enough tasay:. 44 "Tain't only tha t he died. I know he's a heap better off.' 44 'What is it, then? 44 Wa- hain't hev no funeral. 44 4No funeral?' 44 4No. Sal's ja-sai got lck from th sto an not a yaal o' black her they pot. T never alial 'tenal no funeral 'thout black, an I ain't goin ter 'ten 1 now. lie kin git. 'long ter 1 burial 'thout a fuueral liaMter'n I kin bemean rryse'f har'n one when I ain't g-ot nothm' fitten to w'nr. "Anil Jim was burieal with no on present except his mother, his sinter final nie." OLD-TIME SOUTHERN SPORT. Meuabera oT Hunting: Clubs on Whom Xil l lnea Were Impoitral. Among the sports of olalen timei the hunting cliilj were proii.".iit-nt .va:y whete, says the Atlanta Constitution. In Camden county one of the mos4. fa mous f clubhouses in this country was 1 uilt nt P-atir Hammock unal kept under the aKiipa'rvision of Gen. John Floyd. II was thcic that the Camden. County Hunting club organized in 1S32, heh1 its meetings, made its rules and imjiOKeil its fines. The charter members of the club were Charles K. Floyd, Kichard Floyd, Henry Floyd John Floyd, Hen Hopkins, J. 11. Dilworth, James Holzendorf, John llolzaMidorf, Alexanaler Holzendorf. P. M. Nightingale, William Herrie anal Henry alu Hignon. Several meniliers joincal afterwaral. The club dress was a scarlet jacket and black pantaloons anal a fine of 500 copper caps was ini posa'il on Alexnaler llolzenalorf at one ma'a-ting for not having- on the raf".i!a tion dress. No memlier was to be alt sent from tlie meetings unless by c;ooal excuse, and James nolzenalorf was lineal l.OoO copper caps for one absence. After the day's hunt, sometimes with the luck of 16 deer, an elegant tlinner was servcal before dispersing. The 10th rule read: "Game Is con-sialera-al by tlie club to be da'er, bear, ho's.ca-iws, bulls, wildcats and turkeyr." Wiial cattle anal hog alioundanl in 'he woatals in tliose alays, the latter liii g to an ohl aga', which was told by the tusks, sometimes eight to ten inches long- Llo.iuuaii 11 h 4'The latest" in clo-ks and watches is distinctly original. It catines from France. The suggestion is that Lhaa decimal nystein should be aalopteal for clocks anal watches, b.dding good-by ta our add fricmls 11 anal 12 o'ektek t ntire ly. una to divule thai faa of the clock into ten instead of twelve sajctions. This systeia is now used ly tho geo graphical bureau of the l"raneb, anuy, anal it is urged that it diminishes the labor of calculation by two-thirds, anal ia-ssa-ns the chancer of mat hematics! ctr from four to one. The following is an outline of the tula's of the decanal tystem an applied to timepiect'6: "The day, from midnight to the miai-' night following, is to be divided- intau 100 equal parts, known as 4ces. "The subdivisions, uevording to the alec-imal plan, are Hk'c-ices, or tenth. Ventices, or hundredths, 'milliee, or tliousandths. "One of the main diviwons, the 'ce,' is equal to 14 minutes, and 24 Seconals, or aJmajsti a quarter of un hour." This, say the scientist, is the easi est jiossible system, but the jtoor lay mind, we are afraial. will not quite agree with such a conclusion, and sx n. m. sounals far more Acceptable than 25 ces, its decimal equivalent. West minster Gazette. A Tie of Syuapathy. "Isn't it strange how people thrown together abroad will become intt mate," said a lady who had just re turni'al from a European jaunt. "We fell in with some C'levelanal people on shipboard going;, with wltom we were acquainted only by name, but in a few hours we shared confidences lik lifelonp frienals. It was thai same way wherever we chanced to find our coun trymen. At Home ws ran across a C'levelanal clergyman, and you would have thought we were long lost rela tives fronn the txtrdial way he gweta'd the disaiovery that wa were also Cletre landi'rs. In fact, it is quite impossible to feel lotely if you know that any of your homo people ant about. All the frigial barriers of iocial distinctions , are me-lted ilown, and) everyone is on one plane of friendly equality. Yea, and they are not seasiale acquaintances i either; when they meet ngaiu the old freemasonry of oompiun interest draws them straip-htway toyetlter, anal they live those alelightful eiperienccs over again in sj-mpathetlo reminitwnasaea. Cleveland Plain Deakir. A Vegetable ristoL But the most remarkable instanae of scattering- the aeeds (shooting them from the pod)" is afforded by H-Jia crepitans, a handsopte tree, native of tlie forests of South America, Th cu rious fruit of this tree is somewhat, flattcncal, aleeply furrowed or fluta-d body, rpaale up of a crce of many a-cl!a, each containing pne red. Yhen the seeds are ripe the cells open, aad expel them with a loud report, like the cra.-k of a pistol. Hence the fruit is satme times railed the "monkeys' dinner Ih-11." Stories have been told of Hura fruits lieing plnceal in desks and subsequently opening, and discharging their steals with such violence as to break ink wells, and even to crack the wood of the desk. Thomas II. Kearney, Jr., in St. Nicholas. - SEARCH OF SCIENTISTS. Prof. Osborn'a Hunt for Prehistoric Quadrupaad of tha Rockies. FoasaU Huatluc and lis AtUaaaat Vfceta- altadae aad Knetlaw NaaimT Heak a tureat Obaiaele ka kaiiraM. Prof. Henry Fait field Osburn, cura tor of vertebrate paleontology u the luerican Muteum of Natural 1. .story. contributes a paper on "I'lch.btoria. Quuairupeds of the Rockies,' in which he saya: "Ignore describing the animals them seles we may fctop to note what our present knowledge of them has cost in human skill and tuilurauce. Lvery one of theve pictures is aliawn from a com plete bkeletou hewn out of the soli.l rock; and each ot these skeletons rep resents years and years of arduous ex ploiution in which Wort man. Hatcher, Peterson and others sent out by the American museum, by Princeton or by Yale, have become famous. Our patty found the Titanothere in a broiling alkali canyon of South Dakota. Its head was piotrudmg from a hard sand stone clilV, und the chet, limbs ana) trunk wcie chiseled out by the men un der a rude shelter which lowered the noon ttuiperutiire to 100 dcgia-es. They were cucourae-ed to think that the whole baatt had been mired in & . standing1 position. This was probably that case orig inally, but sualalcnly they came across a fault; it appeareal that the hind limbs haal been swept away; anal it icquiicd two years" inoru searching in. lore bones of an animal of a eorre aponding siz wera Kwund. Cvtry it her wkiletou has its own ttory of de lei miiiation, disappointment aad sur-frsa-. "1 he old lake basins, once on sea level, and enriched by the moist, balmy wintls of tlie Pacific, are now elevated from 4,000 to 5.0C0 feet. Tho only iedeeming feature of their piesent aspect of ab solute barrenness- is that the absence of vege tation leaves the old graves and burying- ground Lare. Fossil bone and skeletons are not plentiful far from it; but a trained eye sees a gTeat distance along the bare gullies, cliffs and canyons, and your daily scramble of from 15 to 20 miles enables you to prospect over s vast stretch. You ate off in the morning, stiffened by a frosty night. You know by sad experience' that the ice in the basins does not prom ise a cool day. Y'our backbone is still freezing while the sun begins to broil antl blister your skin, and you are the livitg embodiments of the famous des sert served by the Japanese a hot crusi without, an ice within. Your trail be gins cn the upland, which may lie the actual lovel of the old lake bottom; anal, as if w alking through a graveyard, you never look for bones until the land breaks away by erosion. "When you reach the edge of this up land yon look off into a sea of roe-k,w ilJ beyond elescriptlon, and you plunge dow n the slope to a certain level. Then you follow the level round and round and in and .tut. Here you are on a seam which bears fossils. Above and below it are other familiar fossiliferoua seams, mitl betweeu them are barren seams where you will not find a bone If you eureh till doomsalay. This level, per haps, represents the delta of a great mountain river which swept tlie ani mals out with coarse sand, pebbles and darbris. Sa-jiuetinieB you walk miles and miles, up and down, day after day, and see nothing but common, turtle bones, which arc ro deceptive anal tempting at distance that the foss.l hunter pro fanely kicks them aside. Tuitleas arc found ivceryw here, 1-rcause they swam out, basked in the sunshine iu the mid lakes and occasionally tank to the bot tom, while the carcasses of land animal were Luried in the deltas er neare hore. "In such a fossil-barren land the heat yeems twice as torrid as on the Luttes, your muscles and Lack ache doubly vour tongues lies parched from the last gulp of alkali water, your soul abhors a fossil and long for the green shaale of the east and the watermelon, when, all of a sudden, a littlo projecting- bon strikes your wearied eye. You fall on your knees and breathe gently on the loose sand; a little scraping, and you Fee si ens of a skull perhaps of some missing' link. The thrill cf discovery spread Iik an elixir through youi frauie. snd two or three hours later. after carefully cutting- out the prize you walk vigorously back to camp.every inch a man. "Thus fossil hunting' is a life of vicissi tudes Hud emotions. The fossil huntci is predestined to his work, like the sportsman. He returns east in the autumn, vowing he will never go back to the Dad ljtnds; bnt as the favorable months of sirinir come round he be comes more anal more restless, until he is off. The country that is as hot as hades, watered bv stagnant alkali pools is almost invariably the richest In fos sils. Here, in fact, as you final the great est variety and number of bones, you enjoy tlie most delightful flights of the scientific imagination when parcneel and burned, yon conjure before you the rlories of these ancient lakes. Cen tury. i eats' for Ttilnaeas A French paper tells the story of a drama-tie- instructor who had as a pu pil a girl who was very pretty, but woefully thin. Thinness is so fatal n the stage except where there It the highest genius, as in the ease of that irreat actress of whose admirers tt is said that they prefer grace before meat that he consulted a physician about it- The physician recommended belladonna. Yhy?"akedthdramat.c instructor. "Because, was the reply. "belladonna has the property of dilating- the pupiL Suicide Is Hereditary. An extraordinary instance of Lereal I - tary teneloncy to suiciale waa told by Prof. Hrouardel in Paris lately. A farmer near Etan-.peat hanped hinvsei w i thout apparent cause, leaving a fam ily of veren sons and four daughters. Tea of tLe eleven subsequently ' fol- loweel t!e father's example, but not un til they had married and begotten ohil elrcn, all of whom likewiasaj hangec ILenvclvea. The only survivor w a son who is now G8 years of age, anal ha: .assed safely beyond the family hang log ae. GATHERING THE RtTURNJ. Beenes About New York I'ollare Headquar ters am ElaM-Uoa Night. The election I tircau of the polk- board is the official recipient of the returns from the ot-nj )jecnicti. This bureau furnishes each jtoll with blanks for the official record and also with four sets of small blanks for each ot'.ia-e. As soon aa the count for an. office is finished the four intM-ctor, si7i all four blanks and a policeman take, them to a poliere headapiarta-rs, anal quickly returns for others. Thus the cxiunt goes on until it is completed sometimes not before mialnight. Meantime there have pathera-ai in a large room at police headquarters ad the commissioners, the super'nte nal nt, a great number of ncwpai.-r re porters with pencils sharpened at both erulrt, while the walls are liiwtl with messe nger and telephone boys. As ttmn as a ra.-rt is broug-ht it is re-aal out by the superintendent, taken down bv the newspaper men. and forwanli-il - their editors as rapidly os jiosihle. i eight o'clock the returns come thick and fast, and nothing- is lua-d hut the scratching- of pawicils and the footte;;s af racii-g messengers. The a-on niis sioners noon po to their pi iate a if.: ces. for they know that anxious eatnlitlate- will speedily be -called to learn their fate-, although a very lair i.'ea has spread abroad by nine or ta n o'clock as to how the state anal citv have "pene" on the principal issues. In the anise of the election of Noa-ember, 1S94, every body knew that Tammany was beaten long- before that hour. Cut tho fun of the street is not for that bar.d of reporters at headqtrtt t-.'rs. ror for theve other bands of w riters in the new-prt- er offices down town, w ho. "th r.'iiert turcrhur.ian tL'Jireuce and endurance, are tabulating and p.ut ting into tyre and commenting upon thefe rcturrs tor delectation of the public ncv4. morning-. The tei civcnt-house districts htive been alive w ith people since sun 'awn. dancirsr about the fires. Thry huvc learned lame apo the outline of tin' result, and those on the successful ide are rejoicing in their tumult u .us way, sure of the support of all tin- boys. As the evening advances the ex citement spreads to Broailwoy ai-d u: town. The newspapers will isst-e ex tras every hour or so from nitw t. ri. to two in t he morning, bu-t they el.t not hesitate to give ail this new nnay upon their bulletins as fast as tlr-y j'ct it. Ernest In pea-soil, in Cent or-.-. INCIDENT ON THE ALLEY L." Traculent Negro Passengers Subdued by a Friend of tbe Conductor. On the alley "L" road one evening-a trio of negroes boarded a southbound train and proceeded in a way to a-ap- ture the car thev were in. They stoatal in the aisle and obstructed the prog ress of people coming- and going out at the different stations and were in clined to be disputatious and apjarrel- some with anybody who ventured ta criticise their conduct. One of them in particular, the largest of the three, was e&itaecially pugnacious, and finally, when the conductor ordered them to take their 6eata the big- fellow threat ened all sorts of destruction to the official, and defied him openly to lay hands on him. says the Chicago Chron icle. The conductor passed to the next car and enlisted the services of an acquaint ance of hie. a "bouncer at one of the smaller theaters. This worthy weighed about 240 pounds and was a giant in strength and size. lie walked into tlie car where tbe darkies stood, grabtted the big- one, who was at least half a foot shorter than the bouncer, and drugged him to the tloor. As the car was Just then slacking- up at a station the bouncer threw the col ored roan clear over the gate ami on to the platform without waiting for the guard to open the gate. The darky sprawled all over the platform ami hi two companions slunk to seats as the bouncer looked back into the car. The train went on. the two remaining "ter rors" keeping- very still. Aftcrseveralstations- hail been passed one of them spoke in subdued tones to the other. All he said was: "Dat sholy was a stronc man." A Granite Iletel for tbe Tueemlte. All the so-called hotels, cottages. temts and other makeavhif t jirov ideal for tlie acoommodation of viaitois to the Yo-raite valley are to give way in the near future to a handsome, impend ing- and fireproof structure, to be built at a cost of about $50,000, of pTunil-i to be quarried in the valley. This projaH-t was tleveloped at a recent meeting of 11m 'otemite commissioners aluin-.g the Jiscussion of plans to proviale for the accoinmoeiation of visitors to the valley. "I am in favor of a granite building that can be oonstructexl from the stone rijrht on the ground," said Gov. Hudd. "I don t believe it wouhl -ost more than to build an equally large 'iotel of lumber tip there in the moun tains, where tha hauling-of the lumln-r costs more than tbe lumber itself." Commis.kner Sperry aaid that a gran ite structure with 100 rooms oould I e put up at a cost of S4O.000 to 50X.. lie suggested that plans cnght to la - cures to enable a proper presorts tie-n of tha scheme to the legislature when an appropriation was asked for. Gov. Hudd aaid be would, in his ineatsae-c to the legislature, call attention to tue proportion. San Franc iaco Call. Why He felt Bad. "Good morning-. Jasper! I am very sorry to hear cf your domestic trouble." "Wha eerier lebble dat. sahT V'hy. I niean the trouble in your home affairs. I am told that your wife nui sway from, you; is it a fact? Ieed. it ar. sah." "Of course you feel very bad about nr "Yaa. sah. De way de marter i-tan at de preaen time. sah. I feels mighty bad." "At the preasent tiane: what do you mean by that? "I mean, sail, dat she ha in haal time yit ter go fur 'nough. ter make de 1 man feel sho dat she baJn comin bac-V. Richmond Dispatch. Trell from Something. I understand rouse GolXsuit has fsJlen from grace." -Well, he looks its if be had fallen from something, but he doesn't admit it. He tavs it's th-? fashion to dismount suddenly cow."-Chic;r;o Post. STORM HYPNOTISM. TLtoadoa Vrlt-r Tails of Ilkt Btruuare KspaTta-nre la Parts. The reavnt disastrous cyclone in Paris, which whs one of the first of the kind ever cxperieui-d in tliatcity, has openeal up a aliscuitUon on the subject hitherto but little invea-ttgateal, tha iiM-fcint-ric or hypnotic iiitlueiu-v of storiua. It is well know n that binds and mhec unimals arc often restless and disajuiet cal la-fore an earthquake or a severe Horiu, und there is every reaon to sup lose Uiat they pciceive the prelim inary tremors tpl air viiiratious be fore they are felt by man. A e on fspauiile nt of a Lontlon daily describes the cajh rience of hinuoelf and his wife in Paris as Illustrative of tho impressions to which h'ghly streiinad aanal nervous orgunizatituis are sul-jcct ut:ala-r certain csr.-.iit ions of atneM pheric air elect rie- d".sturiai-ee. Tl liight before the statnn they went to the theater. The atmosphere was Ktiflinp; it was almost ir. possible to l-reathe. They loth exjtcricnera'tj a ala-ad, dull alcprasien en the brain, that ana etr.lv le a5eeril'e the symp toms of se-mi-ina l-ria-ty. They went dii:nei h ss ar.al supperless to led ar.al sla-i t, iinconsi ious of every thing. In the morning the" woman was ieriously ill. Her lij s ard i-kin were burning. She a-ouiil nat swallow, and could te-arcely articulate-. The j upds of he'r eyes were. i!iia:ed, the whites were veined anal almaxt jet black. She had every symptom of naieofc i:on ing. V.y alint of gTa-at coi.tape t-he re a?ova-real somewhat anal they sat in the courtyard of their heitel whiie the cy clone raged, feeling- it, but ing noth ing of its terrors. They startail for their KngPsh home etn th- night boaL The writer says that he went tlazed into the car and fell asleep instantly. He has no rccadla'ction of the trip across the channel, being in a stupor all the w ay. He left London soon after to go down into the country. lie says: "I slept in the train, anal I have gone on slaa-ping every few minutes everfeinae. T'tc cyclone was on Thursalay. It is r-w Sut.ilcy, anal I am as .t"cpy as an owl; but gradually the mesm-rie influ ence of the storm is fsdinp away. "The hypnotism of the cyclone is deeieaaning. The intolerable pressure of the brain is pettins h-ss ac-ute, but thrre still remain that awful burning pain and the aahe over the eyeballs from which we have suffered so long. What has happened to us? Will sci entUta explain?" St. Louis Republic. VENUS OF MILO. Hurled In an a Ha offln Iuring tbe I ran o-I'm.-an War. The ra-ea-nt ,!e:ith of M. 'Ta-rri Prest, w hose name v.u e-a-lel rat. al ii.ary ytirs a rro in connt-ction with the statue of Yeiiu. now me of the pnat traarures in the Iouvre museum, briurrs to mind some inte-resting souvenirs aMtinwteJ wirh that sttituc. It war?, inala-ej. M. Herri Ira-?t w hoalisax-vere'd the wonder ful statue whre-h had Ita-n unearthed by a peasant in the sran.l of Miloand who boug'ht it of him for a mere song in 1S20. He soon sold it te M. deMai-e-ellus, through whom it reached the Louvre. The wonderful statue re mainaNl undisturbe-d in the g-allery of the Louvre, of which it was the prin eipal ornament, till the Franco-Prussian war, in 170. when the means of pra'serving it ag-ainst the possible pil-lap- of the Germans caused great anxi ety to the curators. Few Englishmen are prtibably aware that the Ycnus alt Milo was on that ocoaion placeal in an immense sairt of paaVIeni oak eoiT.n ami l-ur'cal mj-sterioiTIy in a great trt nch made to receive it in the courtyard of Uie prefe'Cture of polia-e. This wa alette in the middle of tho night, in the presene-e of very few witnesses, with the object of keeping- t-he hialing place of the statue perfectly secret. It was thought by the oCia iais of the Louvre that the statue wtls in erfee-t safety there; but their anxiety for the fate of tlie treasure was revived, after tlie signature of peace, by the outbreak of th e-omroune a:! the setting- fire to the prefecture of police and, to the Palais de Justice opposite. Fortunately, however, when that insur rection had been put down the curators of the Louvre, on once more unearthing- the statue, found it had suffered no deterioration. The inscription on the taxla?stal of the statue in tha Louvre dates not even mention the name of M. Henri Brest. It relates simply that it won hoinrht by M. de Marcellus for Marquis de Riviere, tha French ambas sador, who presented It to King louia XVIII. in 1S21. Chicago News. THEY NEVER HEARD OF HIM. Two Chle-ago Business Men W ho Wondered Who aueorge R. Itavto Is. Three men were chatting toget her in a Madittm street cigar store. It was raining- outside and neither waa in a hurry to leave. One of them was a well known politician and the otlier two were apjiarently successful busines men. A military-letokinjr gentleman with anowwhite hair, mustache and chin whiskers entered, says the Chica go Chronicle. "Good eveninr." said the politician. "A nasty nig-bt." he added. "Who is that?" queried one of the other two men f the politician after the man he had addretteed ass colouel hail pone out. "Why. don't you know him Royal George Davis?" "Well, who is Royal Ceatrf e Davis, anyw ay? "George Ii- Davis don't know Georjjra U.T "What did he do? "Why, man. he was director general of the world's fair! "Never heard of him. The politician looked at the man in undisguised amazement. "Come, buy the c:g-ars, was all be said. And such is fame. ranslne atroad. In times of famine bread has been baked from wood bran anal huska of corn. The- woodbread is made by selecting- the sawdust of the least resinous wooal the breech, for example anal washing- it with water to remove any soluble matter. It is then dried in an oven and. reduced to fine powder. With the addition of a little flour, someyenst andwater.it forms adongh which. when baked, constitutes bread resembling- in appearance and taste our oralinary brown, bread. Cbicaco Ictcr Ocean,