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Mling of Bill in Carlyle H HSmith HSmith IISmith
Smith Suit Postponed Postponedwpili 20St1OllCdwThL
December D cemlJer Term TerJn of Alexandria Coun County Connty Counly ¬
ty Circuit Court Opens Today TOIln but butfamily IJutFnmUy butFamIIy
family Dispute Dl pute Will Not ot Be Aired AiredRev AlrellRe AiredRev
Rev Re II J 1 Cutler Homines Charge Chnrgeof
of Ills Iii Pastorate at St Marys MarysWASHINGTON JlnrIIW 3Inry 3InrywASuIzGTO
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Alexandria Va Va Dee 18 1IThe The December Decembertelm Decembertabn Decemberteim
telm of the Alsxandria Al xandrlR County Circuit CircuitCourt CircuitC CircuitCcut
Court C brt Judge Tudg Charles C1iar1 E Nteol presiding presidingwill presidingwEn presidingwfll
will be opened tomorrow morning at 10 Idocioak 10OC 10ocosI
ocioak OC ocosI O k in tli the county courthouse on onFo onF onFOTtMyer
Fo F FOTtMyer > rt t Myer Heights The docket for the theterm thetenn theterm
term contains several criminal and civil civilC885 civilcases
cases but it is not expected that this thissession thiBsosslon thissoscion
session will be marked by proceedings Proeeealags of ofmpro of ofinpro
mpre than ordinary interest The filing filingot ftltngot ftllngot
ot the bill In the th equity suit of Mrs Car Carlyle Carlyle ear1ye ¬
lyle Herbert Smith against her husband husbandCourtland husbRadCourtland husbandCourtlanij
Courtland H H Smith has been postponed postponedana postponedand postponedand
and will It Is said probably take place placeon placeon placeon
on the first rule day in January As A be before be before belore ¬
fore stated the object of this action actionwhich aetloftwttfch actionwhich
which is not indicated by the memoran memorandum memorandum ¬ i idum
dum filed December DIC mQer I will not be dis disclosed discI tilsclosed ¬
closed cI sed until th the declaration is presented presentedto pre eated eatedtothe
to tothe the court The suit however is JasaJd JasaJdto said saidto saidto
to be connected eonnactdwtth with wIt certain differences differencesaljeged dillerencesaleged differencesaijeged
aljeged to have existed between Mr Smith Smithand Smithand Smithand
and his vwlfe wife for some time It te as asserted asserted assertd ¬
serted serted that that the case will be heard in inchambers inchambers Inchambers
chambers Mr Smith who is the 1Ht pro proprietor proprietor proprletor ¬
prietor of the Hampton Stock Farm near nearthis nearthis nearthis
this city is one of the beet t known horse horsemen holMm8nln boresmen ¬
men m8nln in the h State StateResumes StateResumes StateIteaumen
Resumes Charge of Church ChnrcliRev ChurcllRoy ChurchThw
Rev H H J Cutler pastor I tor of St St Marys MarysCatholic watTCatbollcOhurch MarysCatholic
Catholic CatbollcOhurch Church who has been be n on a trip tripthrough triptbrough tripthrough
through Europe for several months past pastIn pa pastIn t tin
In an effort to recover his hI health return returned returned returned ¬
ed home late 10 to last night Father Cutler Cutlercelebrated CuUercelebrated Cutlercelebrated
celebrated the mass at lOIS 18 oclock this thismorning thtsmorning thismorning
morning and during the course of his re remarks remarka reniarka ¬
marks thanked the congregation congre tion most mostcordially mostcordially mostcordially
cordially for the many Improvements that thathave thathave thathave
have been made mad to the parsonage since sincehis sincehis sincehis
his departure He Healao also stated that he had hadentirely badentirely hadentirely
entirely recovered his health h At the con conclusion conclusion conclusiog ¬
clusion af the services Ie many of t the theparishioners UNprlshlonirSretred theparishioners
parishioners prlshlonirSretred repaired to the rectory rect ry and andcongratulated andcongrawlated andcongraW1ate
congratulated Father Cutler on his safe safereturn safereturn safereturn
To Start a Seminary SeminaryThe SeminaryThe SeminaryV
V The report that the purchasers of the theproperty theproperty theproperty
property property of George N Saegmuller in inWashtagtotn InWashktgtotn InWashlngtotn
Washtagtotn district Alexandria County Countyintend CountyInteRd CountyIntend
intend to establish e a seminary for young youngiadies youngiadle youngladles
ladles there is verified by Mr r Saegmul Saegmuller Saegmuller Snegmuller ¬
ler The estate was acquired by b the thetrustees th thtrustees thetrustees
trustees of the Christian Church > t Ken Kentucky Kentuchy Kentucky ¬
tucky It is said to be the intention of the thechurch thechurch thechurch
church te establish an Institution for the thehigher tbehIgher thehigher
higher education of young women from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the various schools throughout the coun country country cottatry ¬
try which are controlled by that body
Extensive addttlons are to be made to tothe tothe tothe
the main building while the large stone stonebarn stonebarn stonebarn
barn is to be converted into a commodious commodiousstructure eommodloustructure eommodIoustructure
structure for school purposes e The new newowners newowners newowners
owners will take possession in the spring springThe springThe springThe
The funeral of Mrs Hattie Poeoy whose whosedeath wboliedeath whosedeath
death occurred Thursday Thilrsda took place this thisafternoon thisterneon thinafternepn
afternoon terneon from the residence oe of of her bus heebiind huand bus1itnTIOmus
biind 1itnTIOmus and ° r omas 8 Posey M6 South SOuth Patrick Patrickftnet PatrickHreet Patricktret
ftnet tret Rev Dr W Yo F Flaber of the theFirst th thFirst theFirst
First Baptist Church officiated and the theinterment tb tbinterment theinterment
interment was in Bethel Cemetery CemeteryThe CemeteryThe CemeteryThe
The funeral of o Emmett K Eo Jones Jon whr whrdied whtodied wh whdied
died at the Alexandria Hospital Ho pltal Thur Thursfday Thurday Thurday
day was 8 held this afternoon from the theresidence OMresldencc theresidence
residence of his slater on South Patrick Patrickstreet PAtrickstreet Patrickstreet
street Rev Charles D Bulla conducted conductedthe conductedthe conductedthe
the services rvlees and interment took place In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the Presbyterian Cemetery CemeteryTHINK CeJneteryTHINK CemeteryTHflX
Authorities Arrest Physician Who WhoGive WhoGive 110 110Give
Give Victim Unlabeled Bottle BottleSpecial DottIeSpecial BottleSpr1aI
Special to TIle Washington Herald HeraldNewport HeraldNewport ihralNewport
Newport News Va y Dec M HDr Dr G A ASkelton A ASkelton ASkelton
Skelton who has been treating tre ting negro negrocases negrocases negrocases
cases In Bloodfield for some time time Is de detained detained dotaired ¬
tained In Warwick County jail charged chargedwith chargedwith chargedwith
with administering poison to Tom White Whitewho Whitewho Vhlte Vhltewho
who went to him for treatment tre tment The Thenegro Thenegro Thenegro
negro received two unlabeled pint lRt flasks flasksthe flasksthe flasksthe
the contents of which he was wa directed directedto
to take The first mixture occasioned occasionedburns occaslo occasionedburns ed edburns
burns and pains that necessitated the at attention attention attentioa ¬
tention of other physicians White was wasrevived wasnYlved wasrevived
revived and Skeltons arrest followed
Aged Physician Had Made All Prep Preparations Preparation Preparajione ¬
arations for His Burial BurialSpecUl DurlalSpedal BurialpedI
SpecUl pedI to The WMhtegten Wul ult6c HaaH HaaHWinchester HenllL HenllLWInchester HIsMWinchester
Winchester Va Val Dee 16 1GDr Dr Edward EdwardC
C c Cherry a retired practitioner died at athis athis athis
his home at Marlboro this county last lastnight lastnight lastnight
night aged eightythree e btythrH years He Is Issurvived IsSUIlved Issurvived
survived by his wife Mrs Bdmonia V VCherry VCherry VCherry
Cherry Two years ago Dr D Cherry had hada
a vault prepared for his hI last resting place placeand pl placesand ce ceand
and selected his pallbearers hlbearer Ibear rs the minis minister minlstor minister ¬
ter to conduct his funeral services HrYle S and andother andother andother
other details including Incluln the hymns to be besung besung besung
sung at his hI funeral funeralCatholic funeralCatholic funeralCatholic
Catholic Church In Dedicated DedicatedSpecial DedIcatedS DedicatedSpecial
S Special to The Washington limld limldKeyser lkftldKeyser hlnaltiKeyscr
Keyser W Va Dec HThe The Catholic CatholicChurch CatholicChurch tathojlcChurch
Church of the Assumption W A A OHara OHarapastor OHarapastor OHarapastor
pastor was today dedicated with 1t Im Imposing Imposing Imposing ¬
posing ceremonies in charge Of Right RightRev RightRe RightRev
Rev Re A A A Van De Vyver Bishop of
Richmond assisted by a number of visit ¬ I IIng
ing clergy The dedication services took tookplace tookplace tookplace
place this morning at high mass ma mase and a the
dedication sermon was delivered by Very
Rev Walter aUer Elliott of Washington D a aFootball CFootbnll g gFootball
Football Players Entertained EntertainedSpceMl EntcrtnlnedSpccal EntertainedSpccsol
SpceMl to TH Waskiftcten Wa Waeklsg kftt < on Herald IltmMAnnapolis HeraldAnnapolis ilesaldAnnapolis
Annapolis Md Dec 16 lSMIe Miss Grace GraceHoward GraceHoward GraceHoward
Howard daughter of Capt Thomas B BHoward BHoward uHoward
Howard U S N secretary of the Navy
Athletic Athlet1 Association yesterday enter entertained entertained entertamed ¬
tained at afternoon tea In honor of the themembers themembers th thmembers
members of the Navy Nav Na football team which whichrecently whichrecentl whichrecently
V recently recentl defeated the West Pointers She Shewas Sbewas Sb SbV Sbwas
was assisted by a number of the younger youngermembers youngermembers youngermembers
members of the Academy and Annapolis Annapolissocial Annapolissocial Annapolssocial
social set setTacoma setTncoma setTacoma
Tacoma Is Ordered to Havana HavanaNorfolk IIavanaNorfolk HayaflNorfolk
Norfolk Va Dec It 11The The cruiser cruiserTacoma erulserTacoma cruiserTacoma
Tacoma now In Hampton
Roads has
re received recehed recelved ¬
ceived wireless orders from Washington Washingtonto
to proceed at once to Havana The Thecruiser Thecruiser Thecruiser
cruiser left here ten days ago ag for the theWashington theWlshlngton theWashington
Washington Navy Yard presumably presumabl for forrepairs forrepaIrs forrepIrs
repairs Sailing orders wereshortly were ere received receivedshortly reoelvedsbortly
shortly after arrival here hereSllnlnff bora3Ilnlng bo bo3jining
Sllnlnff Property Property Is l Sold SoldSjwdAj SolllSP SoldSpecial
Special to t4 Tire Vfcsatogtm HeraM HeraMCumberland Hert tl tlCumberland V VCumberland
Cumberland Md Dec 16tfho icr proper property prOPBrty prop propt3r
ty of the Georges Creek Bald Knob Iq10b CoeJ CoeJCompany COtl1CompA1tY Co i iCompany
Company located l0 in Allegany AhlegRnyMd County CountyMd Count CountMd
Md and Somerset County Pa Paw was wa sold soldyesterday sold3esterda soldyesterday
yesterday for mlOO 33100 for that part rt In Al Allegany AIlegan Allegany
legany legan County Count Md The purchaser was wasthe w wthe i
the Brailer Mining Company CompanylAnnchliis CompanyLnunchlng CompanyLaunching
Launching Party Starts Home HomebpecUl Homepeaial Hometo
bpecUl to The WBbhltJtolllcaJ WBbhltJtolllcaJNewport V VasbIues Ai etoH Hraftt HrafttNewport Htal HtalNewport
Newport News Va Dec De M HThe The Mon Montana Montanll Montana ¬
tana launching and Tennessee TeI ee silver silverservice sllerservtce silverservice
service parties p rtles left today toda the former former4r former4rWaahingtezt far farWashington
l Washington and the latter for Nashville J
Annapolld Authorities Hold Negro Xeffrofor Negrofor iegroV
V for MM Reids Relll Idcniiilcatlon IdcniiilcatlonSpecwl IdentificationSpeuai llcntUIcntIon6ec1al
Specwl te U > The Washington Herald HeraldAnnapolis HeraldnnapoUs J1aIdthnapoIIs
Annapolis Md Dee 16 16Wl1l1am William Davis Davisalias Davisallas Davisalias
alias Henry Davis Da Is colored cOl red who fits the thedescription thedescription thedescription
I description given by the victim leUm was ar arrested ar4 ar4TClited arrested ¬
rested In Annapolis this afternoon on onsuspicion onSUsDlclon on5UpicIon
suspicion of being the assailant of Mrs MrsJohn MrsJohn MrsTobn
John Reid who was attacked as she shedrove shedrove
drove down tlte tl o country road about three threemiles tkrfhlmnes thrnsmiles
I miles from Annapolis 11napollS Friday afternoon afternoonThe aferOon aferOonThe afternoonThe
The man was WIS arrested arete by County Count Con Constable Constable Constable ¬
stable James Jaes Small Smal and lodged loged in the thecity theety thecity
city ety lockup lokp pending pding Identification Identifleatl9fl by Mrs MrsReid MrsReid MrsReid
Reid The authorities authorite who drove aro out to toMrs toIrs toMrs
Mrs Irs Reids this afternoon afornoon were met with witha wih wiha
a refusal by her physician phsclan to allow alow her to totake totake
j take tke the trip at at this time time as a her eondl condition eondltn eondlthou ¬
thou tn is still stl serious serious She may cbme cme to An Annapolis Annaloll Annapolls ¬
napolis naloll tomorrow tomorw or the man will wU be betaken betken betaken
taken tken out to t her for or identification identificationThe Identlcto IdentificationThe
The accused au negro neg claims ealms to have havf been beanworking beenworking beensvorklng
working at the Naval Nav Academy Acdemy and says sayshe sayshe sayshe
he has b not been near ner the scone Bene of the thecrime theerm thecrime
crime erm in months mnts Ho Is IS thoroughly thoroughlyfrightened thoroughlyfrrhtnd thoroughlyfrightened
frightened frrhtnd and ad seems ses to t prefer peter the thedarkest thedaket thedarkest
darkest daket corner crer of his cell cellHis cel cellHis
His H capture Cpture Is not generally gOnerny known knownand knownand knownand
and there tbrd is I no excitement eleEt What drift driftpublic driftpublic
public pblc opinion may take tke should Davis Dvls be bepositively bepteb bepositively
positively pteb identified identfe by Mrs Irs Reid Red It I Is Isdifficult IsdUDcul isdililcult
I difficult dUDcul to t forecast forecastWILL forest forestWL forecastWILL
Untile Dufle Ship Indiana InUnln Also IMo Sails from fromXorfolk fromXorfolk frontNorfolk
Xorfolk Under 1mler Scaled Orders OrdersSpecial OrdersS Ordersspt
Special S to t The Vufatocton Wui HcnkU HcnkUNorfolk J1 ileesidNorfolk
Norfolk Norok Va Dec De 16 11ReUy 16Re Recently ently equipped equippedwith equippedwith
with wt an English Englsh device for coaling cing at attb sea seathe seathe
the tb battle btte ship sip Indiana Inlnl is scheduled sedule to toleave toJv toleave
leave Jv Hampton Roads Rods tomorrow tomrow to test testthe ttt testthe
the t efficiency e eJey of the apparatus apprtus The cot collier cl clIe cotfler ¬
lier Ie Abarenda Are Abr nda equipped euippe with t the t same sme de device dovice ¬
vice v will 11 be used U in connection onnela with th the thetest thetet thetest
test testThis tet testThin
This will wl be b the th first firt test tet of this thi and andIt andIt
It I will w1 be b made mde under varying conditions conditionswhile ontos ontoswhie conditionswhile
while whie steaming steming at full 1U speed and a while whilestanding whil whilestanding
standing sanln still stillIt stu stiffIt
It I was wa reported reprted hare hoe tonight tonight that the theIndiana theIJI theIndiana
Indiana IJI would wuld sail U under sealed s orders ordersand oe ordersand
and that tht the th ship has hs an unusually I large largeamount lre lreamunt largeamount
amount amunt of ammunition ammunio aboard abr but bt naval navalofficers RYI RYIo navalofficers
o officers r say sy that tht they tey know knw nothing Jthi re regarding regartflng ¬
garding slUn the ordess ordel for the te ship sp It I was wasalso ws wsa1 wasalso
also a1 suggested sugte that tht the vessel ve is J going goingaround ging gingarun goingaround
around arun to t the Pacific Pacl c in anticipation antJIDtl of oftrouble oCtrbe oftrouble
trouble trbe with wih Japan JapanCONTRACTOR Japn JapnCONACTOR JapanCONTRACTOR
C A Malone Disappears Dlnpenrl from Bdin Bdinliurjc Blln Blln1urJ Edinburg
burg 1urJ with Ib Foreman and Money MoneyWinchester JloncySp MoijeySpedel
Sp Spedel t to T flu W WUidUtes H HYlnhetr H3 H3Winchester
Winchester Ylnhetr Va Dec D 11 10 16C C A A Malone Maionacontractor Malonecontractor
contractor clrtor for putting puttng in the waterworks waterworkssystem waterworkssystem
system ut at Edtnburg Mnbrg drew dr1 WD on 0 the thework thework
work already alrey done dne and a with his hl fore foreman foreman ¬
man Jack J Mountain Mont took French Frenchleave FrenchISRvL
mJ to
leave lve Word has h been b received nTed from Ma Malone MaIon Malone
lone Ion who wh was then in Altoona Aton Pa P that thathe thatbe
he would w k not B return reD rettirit Unpaid Un labor laborclaims labr labrclaim laborclaims
claims claim or nO 800 xi in addition aditin to t other otA8 ac accounts accnt accounts ¬
counts cnt are said si to be b left Jt behind behindMalone bi behindMalone
Malone Maloe gave gve bond bn for SMI S and an the th au authorities a authoritles ¬
thorities thte of Edtnburg Elnburg claim cim the t town will willlose wl willlose
lose J nothing H A Kneteley Kne will wl finish finishthe fl flnlshthe
the work workMUSEUM workMSU workusi
MUSEUM MSU usi OF o LYNCHBURG LYCHUG TORT TORTDanRlitcrs oiu oiuDangliters
DanRlitcrs DalllltcrH of Confederacy Acquire AcquireSite AcquireSUc AcquireSite
Site of Civil War or Rattle RattleSpecial natte natteSl EattleSUedal
Special Sl to The WMMngtoa w HmU JI linisidLynchburg HmULynchburg
Lynchburg Lynbrg Va Dec De If ItTb itThe The Old O Do Dominion D Dominion ¬
minion minio Chapter Chpe United Unie Daughters Daghtr of the theConfederacy theConfederacy
I Confederacy Confer7 of tate tli city dt has b acquired aure by bypurchase brpurh bypurchese
purchase purh the tb site ste of o the fort which 1 was wasused wasused
used w In In i the battle bte of Lynchburg Lynbbrg against againstth agint agintt againstthe
th t the attempted atepe capture ep1re of the t city oty on onJune onJune
June Jun IS 1 1S94 by the Union Unl forces rr under underGen Ider IderGe underGen
Gen Ge Hunter HunterThe HunterTh HunterThe
The Th fort f was ws w located on o the U Salem SalmtarR SalmtarRpUce turn turnpike turnpUce ¬
pUce hT 1 East E Lyhchburg Ly ehlr and a th t tha ladles ladlespropose 1 lidlespropose IH IHprop
propose prop to erect et a building on e the t slt lte site In Inwhich 1f inwhich
which whih they tey will wl establish etllh a a Confederate Confederatemuseum Co Confederatemuseum feert
museum muum The building bulkl w fit ll 1 be b erected erectedand erete erectedand
and occupied oupe as soon son as possible possibleCAR plb1 plb1CA possibleCAR
City Ciy of Hampton lunlton Roads Roadl Fails Fan to Fur Furnlu Furni1t
nlu nbl Boml a as 1 Required liy 1 Court CourtSgccfel CourtS CourtSel
S Sgccfel to t Tb T The WMhfaGton Wu Hcnld HcnldNewport H lkdNewport
Newport Newrt NewsVa News VA Va Dec D 1C IIT ItThe The Hamp Hampton Hmp Hmpto Hamptou ¬
ton to Roads RN Traction Trton Company Cmpnr CmpnroJntl suspended suspendedoperation suspendedoperation
operation oJntl of its It cars crs today tod upon upn failure failureof failureof
of o the th city ely yesterday eeay to furnish furl bond b in inthe Inth Inthe
the th sum sm of 90000 O aa s required rere by the thecourt te teeurt thecourt
court eurt in the t1 injunction Injuntin obtained ob ne by the thedty t thecity
city eq restraining rerlnlng the company cmpn from din discontinuing dl dlctinung dincontinuing ¬
continuing ctinung Its service srvle The bond b should shouldhave suld suldhve shouldhave
have hve been bn furnished furnishe at noon Don yesterday yesterdayThe yerdy yerdyTh yesterdayThe
The Th city cty is expected epted to make the next nextmove nextJv nextmove
move Jv tomorrow tomrrw unless unls the city ciy attorney attorneydecides attrey attreydee attorneydecides
decides dee to make no n further attempt atempt to toforce tofoe toforce
force foe the th thecompany company cmpny to t continue contnue operation operationA opton optonA operationA
Novel Proclamation front Secretary
Shatr Sbn When Vlen Governor of Iowa lovraVitm IownP IowaFea
Vitm P th U the Xw e Yorjc YC PNH PNHA P Ibt4A
A story which bears ber repeating repetng at atthis AtthIs atthis
this time tme is told tid of Secretary Seretary of the theTreasury theTresury theTreasury
Treasury Tresury Shaw The story dates date back backte bck bckto backto
to the th time tme when Mr 11 Shaw was gov governor governor gayernor ¬
ernor of Iowa and ad in common with all allState allState
State Stte executives exeutve issued Issue Thanksgiving Thanksgivingproclamations Thaaksglvlng Thaaksglvlngprolamatons Thanksgivingproclamations
proclamations prolamatons each ech year yer One year yearafter yer yerafer yearafter
after afer he had appointed 8pplnte by authority autborly of ofhis ofhis ofhis
his position poiton as a governor the day dy for foreating foretng foreating
eating etng turkey and and plum pudding pudchl he re reeelvod reeehed reeeived
eelvod the following folowing letter lettr from one of ofhis orhis ofhis
his young oung subjects subjectsDear snbjet subjoctDeer
Dear Der Governor Gov8rnorPleso GovernorPlease Please can cn we have haveanother have haveanother tave taveanother
another Thanksgiving Day DA and ad have ve it itnext Itnet Itnext
next net week I was WI sick and ad could not nothave nothay nothave
have hay it on the day you said sid I could couldnot culd culdnot couldnot
not eat et any turkey or other good goodthings goodthings
things because beuse the doctor dotor said Sld I Imustnt Imustnt Imustnt
mustnt mustnt 1 aint very big but I like liketurkey Uketurke liketurkey
turkey turke Please Jleae lot us have It it Your Yourfriend Yourfrend Yourfriend
friend frend MA2IE lII Z Zjutttle Z ZiAttle
jutttle Lttte Maale la le had asked uke her mother motherwho motherwh motherwho
who wh made mde the day which brings with withIt wih wihIt withIt
It so 1 many things good go to eat et eat and andwhen andwhen andwhen
when told she wrote this letter with without wIthout without ¬
out confiding confding her ler plan pla to any anyone one oneIn oneIn
In a day or so the mailman maiman brought broughtto
to Mazies IAles house an officiallooking officiallookingmessage ofcialloking ofciallokingmeHga officiallookingmessage
message meHga The kindhearted kindherte governor governorhad goveror goverorhad governorhad
had compiled compled with wih her request reuo8t and had hadsent hadsnt hadsent
sent snt the following proclamation proclamationHaving proclamaton proclamatonHavIng proclamationHaving
Having been Informed that Mule MazloZ MuleZ
Z Z of L L was Ill 1 on the 28th 28thday 28thday 2Sthday
day of November and was thereby therebyprevented therebyprevented therabyprevented
prevented from joining in the festivi festivities festvl festvlle fst1v1ties ¬
ties le Incident In ldont to Thanksgiving ThanksglvIns Day I Itherefore Itherefore Itherefore
therefore recommend that at a 8 con convenient oonvenlent convenient ¬
venient hour 1our on Monday December Deember 9 8Itol 9It01
Itol Mr and Strs M8 Z Z together with withtheir wih wihtheir withtheir
their family fmU and nd such young oung friends frends as asMazie a81azle anMazie
Mazie 1azle may choose to invite Inle assemble assemblein asemble asembleIn
in the family famiy diningroom and there therewith therewith therewith
with thankful thankful hearts for country countr
homo and the blessed influences In uence of ofchildren ofchidren ofchildren
children chidren partake prtke of such bounties buntes as asare asare asare
are usually served in Christian ChrJstan America Americaon
on the day appointed for national nationalthanksgiving natonal natonalthanksgiing nationalthanksgiving
thanksgiving thanksgiing and that special speial atten attention aten atenton attention ¬
tion ton shall shal be given that Mazie be bebountifully bebounttuly bebountifully
bountifully bounttuly supplied fupplcd with wih that that portion portionof porton portonof
of the national nat6nal bird and other delica delicacies delc delicacbs ¬
cbs as shall shal be most congenial to her herI herL herL
I L M L SHAW BHA 1Y Governor GovernorSigned Gmrror GmrrorSiged GovernorSIgned
Signed Siged at Des Molnes Iowa Iowa this 6th 6thday 6thday 6thday
day of December 1901 1901The 1901The 1901The
The appointed day da was one of great greatrejoiclnff greatrejoicing
rejl rejoicing lng In the Z Z household hou3ohol and andMazie andMazie
Mazie 1 zie had her Thanksgiving Thanksgflng turkey turkeyXot turl8 turl8afer turkeyafter
afer after a1 all
Xot So Ardent ArdentFiem ArtlentPr ArdentPram
Pram Pr the Ue PhHfttfehAia PJli V Press PressMiss PeS PreuMiss
Miss AscumYoure AsumYourest1 still engaged engged to toJack toTackI toJekI
Jack TackI I suppose supposeMiss suppe suppeMi supposeMls
Miss Mi Cud CuddlesCertainly CuddlesCertainlyMiss iles eCerUlnh eCerUlnhMis Certainly CertainlyMiss
Miss Mis Ascum AcumAnd AscumAnd And does de he love you as asmuch asmuch asmuch
much as a ever everMiss ever1lss everMiss
Miss 1lss Cuddles Cu CuddlesGracious dl sGrcous Gracious No How Howcould Howculd Howcould
could culd he You YCu know he h broke V his right rightarm rightarm I Iarm
arm the other day
Cght Copplght 101 l9O br G W DUU UllUbn km Cm Cornpsny n1
I CHAPTER CHTE XVIEI XvlContnucd XvlContnucdGulsepp XVIIIContinued XVIIIContinuedGutseppe Continued ContinuedGuiseppe
Guiseppe Gulsepp twisting t stng his hat ha t In his hands handslooked handslooked
looked keenly at Durham with wIh his dark darkeyes drk drkee darkeyes
eyes ee Signor Ignor be explicit opUolt ho said saidIll saidIll
011 Ill explain c pJn myself thoroughly said saidDurham saidDurha saidDurham
Durham Durha You ou can cn sit down again slg slgnor signOr slgnOr
nor Bernard Berard he continued Cntnued when the theItalian theItalln theItalian
Italian Italln obeyed his request requost inherits Inharlt his hisgrandauhers hisSndtthers hisgrandfathers
grandfathers Sndtthers property and of course coursethe Cursc Cursctho coursethe
the title tte He wants want to help you and andproposes andpropoe andproposes
proposes propoe to give gve you five hundred a n year yearas y8r y8ras yearas
as soon as possible possibleAh pssible pssibleAh possibleV
V Ah Ahi That Tha te I 1 good of him said Tolo Tolomeo Tolomoo ¬
moo mo gratefully gratefullyBut gtetlb gtetlbBut gratefullyBut
But But But went ent on Durham with wih emphasis emphasisBernard emphlsls emphlslsDernard emphasisBernard
Bernard cannot cannt give you ou this income incomeuntil IncomeunUI IncomeunUl
until he is formally formaly put pt in possession of ofthe otthe ofthe
the estate ette and he cannot cnnot take possession possessionof
of the th estate etate until unt he is cleared clere from this thischarge t1ls t1lsehrge thischarge
charge ehrge of murder murer Now you OU can cn help helpme l1elpme helpme
me to dear him himSlgnor himSignor himSignor
Signor said sd the Italian Itlan at once I Ithought 1tou Ithought
thought tou ht Bernard was dead do that that as the thepapers te teJrs thepapers
said he had been drowned
papers Jrs Si cross crossing crossl1g crosslug ¬
lug l1g the th river rivr But now that I know he is isalive isaUve isalive
alive aUve you yu can cn command my services serviceswithout sorvlceswithut serviceswIthout
without withut money me All Al the same added addedTolomeo addedTolomeo
Tolomeo Toloe smiling slng and showing his white whiteteeth whie whieteU1 whiteteeth
teeth teU1 a little Ittie five n hundred a year will willmake willmake
make me m a great gt lord In Siena to which whichtown whichtown
town tow I shall shl return returnAfter retrn returnAfter t tAttar
After helping hepng Bernard Deard 1 warned wared Dur Durham Durhm Durham ¬
ham hamOf hm
Of course curs I will wi not leave lea va the coun country countr1 country ¬
try till ti Bernard Bernrd Is seated seted In his Ils proper properplace propr proprpe properplace
place pe and ad married mrl marriedI I understand hojs ho I Is to tobe tob tobenlat1Od
be b benlat1Od married marriedI m
I 1 believe blive so s But he must first frst be able ableto ableto ableto
to face fce his hl fellowmen fellwmen in safety Soty said saidthe saidthe
the lawyer Jwyr quickly quikly Now signer signr signradmi you youadmit youadmit
admit admi that tt you were wee at the house m mCrimea In InCrimea
Crimea Crme square sure on that tbt night nightYes night nightYes
Yes Ye why not nt I went to see Sir SirSimon SirSn SirSimon
Simon Sn I walke walked to the te hall bU in Eseex Es to tosee tosee
see 1 him He had b gone to town I found foundout toundout foundout
out where wher and ad I came cme back bck to see him himOn bimOn himOn
On oclock oclockI oclk that tt night niht I went wot some smeUme somettlme time before U Uoclock 1 1ociock
I I know knw that t said sai Durham Durhm Mrs MrsGilroy Mr MrGnry MmOfiroy
Gilroy Gnry admitted admte you O She says 8a 8 she took tookyou toUkyou
you 0 up to Sir S Simon S and that tt you quar quarreled qur qurree quammeted ¬
meted ree with wth him himIt hl himIt
It te I true te we had hd words wordsAnd wordsAD wordsAnd
And AD then th you 7 left lef the house hA without withoutseeing witot witotsg withoutseeing
seeing sg her h Behind Beh you according acrding to t Mrs MrsGilroy MrsUt MrsGthoy
Gilroy Simon SimonTolomeo StD SimonTolomo Ut you y left lft the te dead dGd body boy of Sr SirSimon SrStD SrSimon
Tolomeo To started > lte up ae though thogh about abut to torun tor torun
run r away y bat Dt immediately afterward aterward sat satdown st stdown netdown
down I dont dnt suppose IP5 you ou have hve called calledm calledme
m m me her hr hers to make mke an arrest aret signer signr he hesaid heI hesaid
said I am a innocent Innoet but I admit admi that tht I Ithought Ithoght Ithought
thought thoght there t might mght be b trouble trbe should Houk It Itbe Itb Itbe
be b known know I was a in that tt house hose on o the thenight thenight
night nllt I therefore thertre kept silent sUont But now nw I Iknow Ik1 Iknow
know k1 that tt my mJ nephew nepew te I alive aln and An ac accused accU accused ¬
cused cU of the t crime cr I will wi speak lpk out out It Itwas Itwas
was ws Mrs Mr Gilroy who ho admitted me me but bt it itwas Itw itwan
was w not nt Mrs rs Gilroy Giroy who wh let me m out out I Ileft Iltt Ileft
left ltt Sir Sr Simon Sim perfectly prety well wel when we weparted weparted
parted prte and he promised pt to help me the thenext thenext
next nt day dayOh d7 d7Oh dayOh
Oh And AJ the t next nt jy day you 0 heard hr of ofhte ofhis
his hl death d desthr desthrNo r rNo
No o I heard nn of his ha death de on o that Uat night nightI
I i was wa hanging about t the te homo b whoa whoaBernard whenBernard
Bernard Ber escaped ep I picked Ike upD upbut up but I will willtell v11 willtell
tell tl you u later lte signer listen Ite to t my tale taleit taleIt
it i is strange Mn8 but bt true t Set st down d1n what wht I Isay Isay
say 7 for this tbl I am m prepared pepe to t swear sye to t in ina i ina
a court crt of law I should su have hvo seen H you youbefore youbefore
before bfre and aa spoken ae had b I known knn know that Her Bernard Hernitrd ¬
nard nar was w alive aln bat bt thinking tUhg he h was w dead deadI
I did d not talk tlk as a I fancied faae there tre might mightbe mlt mltb mightbe
be b danger daBsr to me meThere m mI meThere
I There her te i i danger dnger if what wh Mrs Irs Gflroy Gflroydeclares Gy GyI Gflroydeclares
I declares deN te I true trueConfront t trueConfront
Confront ConCrnt her h with wt me me What Wb t does do she shesay shesay
say sayI s7
I do dt s net et know 1lw where ee she h Is con confessed eontensed o ¬
tensed fe Durham Drm and I rt related how hw tie the diary diaryhad diaryhad
had b been ben found tO and 4 explained expn the te con contents Cn Cnteb contents ¬
tents teb so 1 far fa as they Ue7 bore be on o the t accuse accusation a accuselion ¬
tion of Tolomeo Tol He listened Ihee attentively attentivelyOh atonUver atonUverOb
Oh Ob what wht a a a wicked wke woman won he h said saidvehemently ad adYMnt7 saidvehemently
vehemently YMnt7 when whn Durham Durm ended ende HI I do doassure doassure
assure are you signor br that tht I am l innocent innocentListen Innent InnentLiten InnocentListen
Listen Liten I called cne to see se Sir Simon Simn before beforeM beforei
M I i on that tt night nt I sent set up my name nameTte n nameTie
Tie Ti e woman wn you 70 speak sk of brought bougt back bk a amessage aD amessage
message D e that tht her hr master mtr would wol see s me meOne meOne meOne
One moment mt put in Durham Durm Did Didyou Didyou
you YU see s a red r light 1 in the th window windowYes winw winwYe windowres
Yes There the win wtaaow window
Ye T was w a lamp lmp near ner t w
aow cw dow although altU the t room rm was lighted lghte with withelectric withelectric wlchelr
electric elr lamps lmp A red re handkerchief hnkerhif was wasstcbetched waaIItcbetched wasetchetched
stcbetched across the window But I Iknow Iknow Iknow
know of the Red Window at the Hall Hallsaid Hallaid Hallmid
said the Italian Ital with a a shrug My sin stater sintet ¬
ter used to signal to me I guessed that thatSir OMtSIr thatSir I
Sir Simon Shno i was making a signal to Ber Bernard Bernard Hernard ¬
nard nardAre
Are you sure of that thatHe thatHe thatHe
He told me so himself said Tolomeo Tolomeoquietly Tolomeoquietly Toiomeoquietly
quietly and It was because he thought I Imight Iml Imight
might ml bt know where Bernard was that tba t he hesaw besaw hesaw
saw me He H said he would forgive Bernard Bernardand Bernanand Bernardand
and help me We e had some words as be becalled becaned hecalled
called me m mea a Tolomeo Tolomeonames names which I Icould Icould Icould
could not hear quietly But afterward he
said he wouta WOuld help me ana and men then he ne want wanted want wanted wantad ¬
ed to see Bernard Miss Ml Randolph told toldhim toldhhn toldhim
him of the use she had made of the Red RedWindow RedWIndow RedWIndow
Window so in this London house he did didthe didthe didthe
the same thing hoping that Bernard Bernardmight Bernardmight Bernardmight
might see the light hightand and enter If Bernard Bernardhad BernardhAd Bernardhad
had said the Italian with great earnest earnestnee earnefttnee earnestneon
nee nee all would ouJd have been well wellDo wellDo wellDo
Do you know If Sir Simon sent a boy boyto boyto boyto
to bring Bernard BernardNo BernarctNo BernardNo
No I do not know Sir Simon said natdnothing saidnothing k knotblng
nothing of that He only on put the lump lumpbehind lumpbehind lampbehind
behind the handkerchief in the hope that thatBernard thatmard thatBernard
Bernard mard might come to the house For Forall ForaU Forall
all he knew Bernard might have learned learnedwhere learnedwbere learnedwhere
where he was staying I think the old oldman oldman oldman
man was sorry he quarreled with my m poor poornephew poornephew poornephew
nephew said Tolomeo with earnestness earnestnessWell earnestnessWell earnestnessWell
Well after arranging this you left Sir SirSimon SirSimon SirSimon
Simon SimonNot SimonNot SimonNot
Not immediately Mrs Gilroy came in inand Inand inand
and said that some one wanted to see Sir SirSimon SirSimon SirSimon
Simon He heard her whisper to him and andsaid andsaid andsaid
said I could go away AWIl telling Mrs Gilroy Gilroyto
to send up the stranger She went away awayI awa awaI
I followed and opened the tront door my myself m mself myself ¬
self selfYes V
Yes But when I was going out I Iheard IheArd Ihoard
heard Sir Simon call over the stairs He Heasked Heasked Heasked
asked me to return I closed the door and anddid anddid anddid
did so soAh 10Ah soAh
Ah said Durham making a note noteMrs noteMrs noteMrs
Mrs Gilroy thought you had left the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house She said so in her diary Then Thenshe Thenshe Thenshe
she came upstairs upstairsNo UDsUllrsNo iwsinimsNo
No said Totemoo she did not I Iwent Jwent Iwent
went back to the room Sir Simon said saidhe saIdhe saidhe
he wanted me to be present as ho had a adisagreeable adlgr adisagreeable
disagreeable dlgr bl interview Inte1l w He made me hide hidebehind hld hldbehind hidebehind
behind a curtain I did so Then the door dooropened dooropened dooropened
opened and Bernard entered enteredWhat enteredWhAt enteredWhat
What Durham started from his soat soatThats SOAtThats seatThats
Thats impossible impossibleOf ImD0 8lble 8lbleOf
Of course it is rejoined the Italian Italiansmiling Ital Itahinnsmiling 11m 11msmiling
smiling but I assure you signor the theman theman theman
man who entered I took to be Bernard BernardHo BernardHo BernardHe
Ho was wasMichael wasMichael wasMichael
Michael the son of Mrs Irs Gilroy I Iknow Iknow Iknow
know that thatAh thatAh thatAh
Ah And how asked Tolomeo sur surprised surprsed stirprised ¬
prised prsed and rather vexed Ye ed I hoped ho > ed to as astonish astonish astoalsht ¬
tonish you by b this thisWell thisWell thisWell
Well its a long story Ill tell it after afteryou afteryou afteryou
you tell me yours Michael entered entereddressed enter entereddressed d ddressed
dressed as a soldier soldierYes soldierYes soldierYes
Yes said Tolomeo more and more moresurprised moresurprised moresurprised
surprised by b the extent of the lawyers lawyersknowledge lawYersknowledge lawyersknowledge
knowledge I thought he was my nephew nephewuntil nephewuntll nephewuntil
until I heard his conversation Then I Iknew Iknew Iknew
knew that this thiwas was Mrs Irs Gilroys son and andthat andthat andthat
that she had been deceived by Walter WalterGore WalterGore ValterGore
Gore In a false manage Sir Simon told toldMichael toldMichael toldMichael
Michael that he was tired of assisting
him and accused him of making love to tothe tothe tothe
the housemaid The boy boyh he Is but a boy boyHignor boyHlgnoracInowledged boysignoracknowledged
Hignor HlgnoracInowledged acknowledged this Then Sir Si Simon SImon SImon ¬
mon said that Michael had forged his hisname hisname hisname
name for one thousand pounds poundsDurham poundsDurham poundsDurham
Durham started up again What WhatAh WhatAh WhatAlt
Ah he said So that was a forgery forgeryand forgeryand forgeryand
and I thought Sir Simon gave him the theheck theebeck thecheck
heck It was honored honoredYes honoredYes honoredYes
Yes Sir Simon snid safdhe he knew It was wasa wasa wasa
a forgery for the bank sont the check checkto checkto checkto
to him But he said nothing about aboutIt it so soas soas soas
as to spare this Michael But he said
also that if Machael did not leave the thecountry thecountr thecountr3
country he would prosecute him Michael Michaelretorted MichaelrOlorled Michaelrotorted
retorted and there was a quarrel q arrol I Ithought Itboulht Ithought
thought he would have struck the old oldman oldmaR oldinns
man so I came c m out When Michael saw sawme SIlWme sawme
me he grew pale and opening the door doorran doorran doorran
ran down stairs and out into the tog 1 Ifollowed 1rollewed 1followed
followed to bring him back as Sir Simon Simonsaid Simon5tlld Simonsaid
said Follow him himWhy himWhy himWhy
Why did d Michael run away awayI
I do not know But he did I went wentInto wentinto wentInto
Into the fog and followed him to the High Highstreet Highstrtt Highstreet
street Then I lost him As I turned out outof outof outof
of the square I brushed past a man It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was under a lamppost and I saw his hisface histace hisface
face He was In evening dress and was waswalking waswalkIng waswalking
walking quickly He entered the house houseby houseby houseby
by the door I had left open openAnd openAnd openAnd
And who was w that 1 asked Durham Durhamcuriously Durhamcurloh Durhamcuriously
curlohJullu curiouslyJulius curiously curiouslyJulius
Julius Beryl BerylImpossible BerylImpol BerIImpoesiblol
Impossible Impol lble He was at the theater theaterHe thtorlIe theaterHe
He was but he came bnok said saidTolomeo saidTolmeo saidTolomee
Tolomeo putting his hand in his pocket pocketListen pocketLlaten pocketListen
Listen I ran up to the High Street Streetbut Stroetbut Streetbut
but could see nothing of Michael I Iwalked 1Jalked Iwalked
walked about for long lon Then I camlfback camlfbackbefore ctu eanfbackbefore bAck bAckbefore
before eleven I found the door open I Isaw IIiW Isaw
saw Bernard Berna cl in the hall and heard that thatha thathe thathe
he was accused I thought he was wasMichael WaSMlehael wasMichael
Michael returned He escaped I was by bythe b bUte bythe
the railings nm on the opposite side of the thestreet thtstreet thestreet
street As he ran he dropped a handker handkerchief hllndkerchler handkerchief ¬
chief See Totomeo produced it it It Itis ItIs Itis
is marked J B BDurham nDurham BDurbun
Durham snatched the handkerchief A Afaint Ataint Afaint
faint smell of chloroform chlolof rm lingered about aboutit aboutIt aboutit
it still Beryls DeITI initiate were in the tier oorner oerftr tiernor
nor ftr Durham looked up very pale paleYea pal palY paleyeI
Yea Y said Tolomeo that man killed killedSfr IdUedSir IdliedSir
Sir Simon SimosiV
Plots and Counterplots CounterplotsOn CounterllotOn
On hearing from Tolomeo that Beryl Berylwns BOI1Vas Borylwas
Vas the guilty person Durham was not notso notso notso
so surprised as he might have been He Hehad Hebad Hehad
had always 1wa suspected that Julius weB waain weB1ft wanin
in some way connected with the crime crimealthough crimeatthoup cr1m cr1maLhough
although aLhough h he had not thought him per personally personally personally ¬
sonally guilty l1ty But the story of Guiseppe Guiseppeand Guiseppeand Gulseppeand
and the production of the handkerchief handkerchiefmarked handkerchlelmarked handkerchiefmarked
marked with Beryl name seemed to put putthe putthe putthe
the matter beyond doubt Durham re remembered re1Dembele4 memembered ¬
membered how Connleton had always alwayssaid alysMid alwayssaid
said that when the lost t handkerchief was wasfound wasfound wasfound
found the assassin n would be identified identifiedApparently kIentifiedA identifiedApparently
Apparently A reDt1y his prophecy had come true trueHere trueHere trueHere
Here was the handkerchief so fortunate fortunately ¬
ly picked up by Tolomeo and d it be beIOBS belonged be belonged ¬
IOBS longed to Julius Also Julio Julius according accordingto
to the Italian had entered the house in inCrimea InCd InCrimea
Crimea Cd Square about the ttm UMv the mur murder murder murdat ¬
der was u anppoeeft suppoe to have M bean com committed committed coinnkted ¬
mittedAIHI mitted mittedAnd nktedAnd
And theres no doubt that Beryl seat seatJerry MQtTerry sentJerry
Jerry for Bernard Beraar4 so that he might be bebrought bebroopt bebrought
brought to the spot for accusation accusationthought aecuaUontIIoqbt accusationthouaht
thought the lawyer when Tolomeo had hadgone ba4son hadgone
gone son The ru whole thing was a a plant plantI plantI
I expect he arranged to go to the Cur Certain Curtain Curtam ¬
tain tam Theater so as to have an a alibi But Butthe Batthe Butthe
the theater te near Crimea Square aad aadit aadIt andit
it would be easy for Beryl to slip round roundbetween rowadbetW8eft roundbetween
between the acts Humph Evidently he hedid hedtcI hedid
did kill the old raanthU handkerchief is isproof J8proot Isproof
proof enough to say 7 nothing of Toiomeos Toiomeosevidence ToIomeoseYtdce Talomeosevidence
evidence Whats WJaat to be done next nextThe exU exUTbe nextTb
The Tb question was answered next day daywhite daywhUi daywhile
white Durham was still puzsling over overthe 0 0the everthe
the Matter taw Juttu JuU Julius hiawelf hi made mad his ap appearance appeanmee appesrenCe ¬
pearance as meeklooking looIda sad mild as asever aseVer asev
ever eVer ev r The Tb lawyer 1a 7es received him coldly coldlymod oekII7aIMI coldlysad
mod was s on nil guard rd It was dtfilcult to toknow teknow toknow
know war why Beryl should pay a visit i to toan toU1 toan
an avowed avowedt avowednemy t enemy But Julius soon ex explained QXpIabIed oxplained ¬
plained the reason for his call callI caJII callI
I have something extremely private privateto
to say 7 to you Mr Durham he remarked remarkedhi
hi a confidential way and after assuring assuringhimself usurlDgh1DuJe1r assuringhimself
himself ostentatiously < that the door doorWt1s doorWt1sclO8td was wasclosed wasclosed
closed closedI
I am not your legal adviser said saidham Der Derham Dttrbam
ham quickly quicklyYou QuicklyYou quicklyYou
You You are Bernards BernardsI Bema Hernr4a Hernr4aI rctL rctLI
I was Bernards you 7DUnoea meanDoss mean meanDoes
Does that intimate that you have quar quarreled QUIIrreJed qimrreled ¬
reled with Bernard BernardYou 1 1You r rYou
You ferret said sakltAe the solicitor looking lookingat lOOJctagat
at him sharply 1 Bernard to supposed to tobe tocJeado tobe
be dead deadMI cJeadoHI deedI
MI I dont think that you ever belloved bellovedthat belleMthat bllevedthat
that said Beryl smiling smilingThat 8IDmngThat smilingThat
That has nothing to do with you youOh 7011Oh youOh
Oh Oh yes It has See here Durham DurhamI
I wrote wrot to Miss Malleson some time ago agostating agostatIDg agostating
stating that I tad hs seen Bernard in Lon London Loncion Lendon ¬
don donSo
So I understand said Durham calm calmly calmI calmly ¬
ly I Way WIt did you not stop hfmr hfmrI him lalmI
I was not quick enough He walked walkedon walkedon walkedon
on the other sid sldq > of the street and be before before before ¬
fore I could cross l over which was as dif difficult dieJtcult difficuit ¬
ficult on account of the traffic Bernard Bernarddisappeared Bernarddlappeared Bernarddisappeared
disappeared Then I was s not quite sure sureif suroIf sureIf
if he really was alive Uve V Now I am amIndeed amladeed amIndeed
Indeed said lei Durham with a qualm qualmfor qualmfor qualmfor
for he fancied Julius might have learned learnedof IEHIrnedor
of Gores whereabouts whereaboutsYes wh whereaboutsYes < eabouts eaboutsYes
Yes That young youn Moon wrote a letter letterto letterto letterto
to me saying that Bernard had come to tothe tothe tothe
the Bower starving starTIn and in rags ragsIt ra ragsIt s sIt
It was on th the tip of Durhams tongue tongueto
to say that no doubt Jerry J err had been beenplaced beenpiaeed beenplaced
placed as a spy at the Bower but he hesuppressed nesuppreI8ed hesuppressed
suppressed this remark He firmly be believed bc1Ieved behleved ¬
lieved that Julius was a murderer but as asyet asyet asyet
yet he saw some difficulty in bringing bringingthe bringingthe bringingthe
the crime home to him He thought tb ught it itwould Itwould itwould
would be beet to give the man rope ropeenough rDpenough roptenough
enough to hang himself In other words wordsto wordsto wordsto
to listen quietly to what he had to say sayand sayand sayand
and act accordingly Durham did not like likehaving likehaYing likehaving
having anything anthln to do with such a ascoundrel 8eoundrel ascoundrel
scoundrel but in the interests of Gore Gor he hehad hehad hehad
had to smother all feelings gave strictly strictlyprofessional strIctl strIctlproCeaIonal strictlyprofessional
professional ones He therefore confined confinedhimself conflnoohimaelC confinedhimself
himself to silence and to looking in inquiringly InqUlrlngy inquiringly ¬
quiringly at Beryl BerylYou BerylYou BerylYou
You dont seem surprised said Julius Juliusannoyed Juliusannoed Juliusannoyed
annoyed annoyedBecause annoyedBecause
Because I can hardly believe your yourstatement JOurstatMlMnt yourstatement
statement Jerry may be making a mis mistake mlstake mistake ¬
take takeOh
Oh no I went down on the receipt receiptof receIptof
of his letter and insisted on seeing my mycousin mycousin mycousin
cousin Miss Plantagenat PlanUigenetns as I knew she shewould sheweulddenled sheWoulddenied
would weulddenled denied that he was there but butafterward butalterward butafterward
afterward when I threatened to bring bringthe bringthe bringthe
the pollee onto the scene she gave way wayand wnyAnQ wayand
and let me see Bernard BernardYou BernardYou BernardYou
You are sure sure then that Bernard com committed committed cornmitted ¬
mitted the crime crimeWalt crimeWalt crimeWatt
Walt one moment Mr Ir Durham cad cadBeryl GaaBeryl saIdBeryl
Beryl wagging his hi finger In a most irri irritating Irritating Irritating ¬
tating way ay Let us understand one oneanother oneanother onesmother
another clearly You know and nd you ou have haveknown haveknown havefor
known for some time that Bernard was wasat W6Sat wasat
at the Bower BowerI V VI
I am not bound to answer that ques question questiOn quaslion ¬
tion said the lawyer law er stiffly stifflyBernard stlm stlmBemard stifflyBernard
Bernard answered It for you He told toldme totdme toldme
me you had been to see him and that thatIn thatIn thatin
In spite of the change In his looks you youknew youknew OU OUknew
knew who he was wasDurham WASDurham wasDurham
Durham drew figures on his blotting blottingpaper blottingpaper blottingpaper
paper He wondered If Julius really be believed believed believed ¬
lieved the man at the Bower to be beBer beBernard Ber Bernard Eerflard ¬
nard Gore or If he was trying to learn learnwhat 100mwhat learnwhat
what he he Durham thought himself himselfAfter himselfAfter lmseltAfter
After some reflection the lawyer resolved resolvedto
to accept Michael as the man in question questionJulius questionJulius questionJulius
Julius could not possibly know that the thereal thoreal thereal
real Bernard was alive and therefore thereforeIt
It would be as wise to keep the knowl knowledge knowlodge knowledge ¬
edge from him until such time as light lightwould lIg lightwould t twould
would come to show Durham how to tomove tomoc tomove
move Yes he said at length throwing
down his pen and taking up a position positionon
on the hearth rug I was Informed by byMiss b bMIss byMiss
Miss Plantagenet that Bernard had hadsought hadsougbt hadsought
sought refuge with her and I went down downto downto downto
to see him himWhy himWh himWhy
Why Wh did you not tell me asked askedJulius askedJulius askedJulius
Julius sharply sharplyDurham sharplyDurham sharplyDurham
Durham shrugged his shoulders By Byyour BYyour y yyour
your own showing seeing you ou wished to tocall tocall tocaR
call In the police you ou are not a friend to
Bernard he said Why Vh should I have havesummoned h haive haivesummoned ve vesummoned
summoned you To assist you to arrest arresthim arrosthim arresthim
him 7 7I
I do not wish him to be arrested arrestedsaid arrested8ald arrestedsaid
said Julius mildly On n the contrary I Iwish Iwish Iwish
wish the poor fellow to die in peaae peaaeTo pellceTo peaaeTo
To die diewhat what do you mean meanWhat mellnWhat meanWhat
What I say Mr Durham Payne tolls tollsme toUsme tollsme
me that Bernard has boon eo exhausted exhaustedby oxhaUstedby exhaustedby
by his wandering when In hiding that thathe thathe thathe
he cannot recover His death Is only a aquestion aquosUon aquestion
question of days Mind you youJuUus youJuUuswlllrged youJtiliuswagged Julius Juliuswagged
wagged his finger again againi I really believe believehe bQJlevehe believehe
he killed Sir Simon but as he is dying dyingwhy dyingwhy dyingwhy
why I shall do nothing I am not a via vindictive vlndlcUe viadictive ¬
dictive man Besides added Julius look looking lookIng lo k klng ¬
ing sideways at the lawyer Bernard and andI
I are friends now I am also al friendly friendlywith friendlywith friendlywith
with Miss Malleson MallesonIndeed IaIlcsonIndeed MallesonIndeed
Indeed And how did you bring that thatabout thatabout thatabout
about aboutBy aboutBy 7 7Bj
By acting straightforward and honor honorably bonorably honorably ¬
ably as I always do said s ld the meek meekJulius meekJulius meekJulius
Julius Miss Malleson acknowledged to tome tome tome
me that Bernard was sadly changed by bythe bythe bythe
the hardships he had undergone All the thesame thesarno thesame
same sarno she recognized him Unfortunately Unfortunatelythe
the poor fellow is too feeble to toll her of ofthe Ofthe
the perils he underwent so she has not nothad nothad nothad
had an opportunity of talking much to tohim tohim tohim
him himIt himIt himIt
It struck struckDurham Durham from this speech that thatJulius thatJuUus thatJulius
Julius was doubtful of the Identity of ofBernard ofBernard ofBernard
Bernard with the man at the Bower Else Elsewhy ewhy Elsewhy
why should he make m ke this remark about aboutAlice aboutAlice bout
Alice not having had time to question the thesick thesick
sick man seeing that Alice alone could couldprove couldprove couldprove
prove if he were Bernard or not Dur Durham DurhAm Durham ¬
ham was perplexed and wondered what whatJulius wbatJulius whatJulius
Julius was W s driving at at and how much he heknew heknew heknew
knew A clew came with the next words wordsAnd wordsAnd wordsAnd
And being friends with Bernard went wenton wenton wenton
on Beryl he te sorry that we e quarreled quarreledFeeling quarreledPe quarreledFeeling
Feeling Pe llng that he Is not long for this world worldhe worldhe rld rldhe
he wants to make his will in my favor favorDurham favorDurham favorDurham
Durham nearly uttered an exclamation exclamationfor
for all of a sudden sud cn the whole rascally rascallybusiness raseaJlybusiness rascallybusiness
business became clear Julius knew that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the man at the Bower was Michael and andhe andho andhe
he was prepared to extract from him a aforged afoged aforged
forged will ill in the hope that the real realBernard reAlDerlHlro realBernard
Bernard was dead Having made use of ofMichael ofMJehAel ofMichael
Michael to bring about the accusation of ofGore ofGore ofGore
Gore he now used him to the very last lastto 1astto lastto
to get the money However Durham Durhamkept Durbamkipt Durhamkept
kept his temper under and pretended to tobelieve tobolleve tobelieve
believe that Julius was speaking in all allgood allgOOd allgood
good faith He simply bowed his head headEvery headEvery headEvery
Every word that Julius said was 8 weaving weavinga
a rope for his own neck neckAre neckro neckAre
Are ro you ou surprised then at my call callIng callIngr calllag
lag Ingr said Julius anxlou anxiouslyNo anxiously anxiouslyNo l lNo
No said Durham returning to his hteseat hisHILt binseat
seat If Gore wishes v1 to make a will I Isuppose Iuppose Isuppose
suppose I am the man to draw dra w it up I Imust Imuat Imust
must go down and receive rec tvo his instruc instructions lnatructloM Instructions ¬
tions tionsI
I have them with me me said Julius Juliusbringing Tullfibrintlng Juliusbringing
bringing out a sealed letter letterDurham letterDurham letterDurham
Durham Durham Inwardly boiling at this ras rascality rascality raecahity ¬
cality but outwardly calm opened the theletter theletter theletter
letter while Julius Jun kept a sharp lookout lookouton lookouton lookouton
on him He found a long letter written writtenin
in the same style as Bernard Berna rd Gore usu usually usuaUy unitally ¬
ally wrote setting forth directions for forthe forthe forthe
the will These included an income of five fivehundred finhundred fivehundred
hundred a year 7 ar to Alice Malleson and the theextra theextra theextra
extra allowance of four hundred to Mrs MrsGUroy Jtlr3GUroy MrsGllroy
GUroy making her income fire hundred in inall Inall Inall
all The rest t of the estate real and and1IOaal per personal perional ¬
sonal went ent < to Julius Beryl Durham Durhamsmiled DurhamIInlled Durhamsmiled
smiled Inwardly as he read this th document documentIt
It was exactly the kind of will Julius Juliuswanted JuUUtIwanted Juliuswanted
wanted Michael was v simply his Instru Instrument lnatrumeat mum mummeat ¬
meat and Durham shrewdly suspected suspectedthat SUllJeetedthat suspectedthat
that from eome knowledge of the forged forgedcheck forgedcheck forgedcheck
check Beryl had obtained this extraordi extraordinary extraorttIIr7 extreordinary ¬
nary influence influenceWell InftueneeWell InfluenceWell
Well Well it seems clear enough said the thelawyer theavJer thelawyer
lawyer laying down the letter but I Ithink Ithink Ithink
think Mica Malleson seeing what she sheloses she1o sheloses
loses should have more moreI
I think she has quite enough said saidJulius sakIJnllus saidJulius
Julius tartly tartlyThen tartl7Then tartlyThen
Then Then Mrs Gilrojr GUro said Jc1 Durham Dur pre pretendlag 1Xetendba protending
tending ignorance Why should Bernard Bernardleave BemanIve Bernardleave
leave ve her this extra e tra money moneyI
I cant say 7 Bernard win probably tet tetyou tel telyOU teltyou
you himself Will you please pi draw raw out oatthe outu outthe
the will Mr Durham DurhaM find bring it dowA downto dowAto dowato
to the Bower for Gore tb lb slgnf slgnfFor sign signFor r rPor
For the sake of appearances Durham Durhamwont Durballlft Durhamsit
wont sit on making objections All these thesewere tMHwere thesewere
were met by Julius with itb Infernal InC na1 clever devernesc elcweln clevernose
nose n until the lawyer 1eWeron on the face of it 11INld Ithind j jhad
had not a leg to stand on on as a th the saying sayinggoes sayinggoes inK inKs
goes s Finally he consented to draw up upthe upthe upthe
the will as Instructed by the letter and aadagreed aACIqreed andagreed
agreed to meet Julius Jull next day at Liver Liverpool Liverpool Liverpool ¬
pool street station to go down with him btmto himto j jto
to the HaiL Julius Jull drew a long breath of ofrelief oCrelief ofrelief
relief when the lawyer so agreed aDd aadapparently aDdapparently andapparently
apparently had no idea that he was being beingtricked beinked beingtricked
tricked ked all the time timeVI timetI
VI 1 am much UICh obliged to you Mr r Dar Dorham DarID Damham
ham ID said h he holding out his hand and aacIwhen andwhen andwhen
when I come Into posneeotoa Ion of the es estate Mtate ostate ¬
tate you will find me a a good client clientDurham elleDtDu clientDurham
Durham for the sake of keeping up the thedeception thecleceptloa thedeceptIon
deception had to shake hands although althoughhe
he loathed himself for doing so sothe When Whenthe Whenthe
the door closed on the arch plotter the thesolicitor UNIcttor theselicitor
solicitor Icttor went at once to wash his hands han hanWhat handsWhat I IWhat
What a complete scoundrel said d Dur Durham DurhaIR Durham ¬
ham to himself And how confoundedly confoundedlyclever contoundedlyclever confoundedlyclever
clever Of course if the th real Bernard Bernardwere BernanIwere Bernardwere
were dead this tb will might stand At all allevents allevents allevents
events even if Miss Malleson could prove provethat provethat provethat
that Michael Is not her lover the new newwill newwill newwill
will might lead to litigation However as asBernard aaBernard asBernard
Bernard is alive and well we can produce producehim produceblm producehim
him at the eleventh hour and frighten frightenBeryl frightenBeryl hten htenB8rI
Beryl I am afraid that young man will willb willM willb
b M hanged after all tbough bough I am unwill unwilling unwillIng unwilllag ¬
ing for the sake of the family tamll that thatthings thatthlRJ8 thatthings
things should come to that pass passHowever pusHowever passHowever
However Durham true to his appoint appointment appointment appointment ¬
ment arrived at the station the next day dayand ciaami dayand
and had the will in his socket Julius Juliusread JuUuread Juliusread
read it In the train going down and ex expressed expre cxpressed ¬
pressed pre secl his approval of it it It was now nowDurhams nowDurhams nowDurhams
Durhams cue to behave politely to Jul Julius Julius Julise ¬
ius and as though he truly believed in inhim Inhim Inhim
him and in the false Bernard Gore But Buton Buton Buton
on the previous night he had written a along along along
long letter to Miss Berengarla which was wasto wasto wasV
V to be read to Alice In it Durham told the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole of Beryls scheme to get et possession possessionof po
of the property But for obvious reasons reasonshe rIIODSbe reasonshe
he said nothing of Toiomeos story or orBeryls orBer15 orBeryls
Beryls real guilt He thought very verytruly WJrytr11 verytruly
truly tr11 that even Miss Berengarlas nerves nervescould nerescould nervescould
could not stand being be1 brought into such
clo5 close e retaiionsnip relationship wun with a proven murder murderer murder murderer ¬
er let alone that Alice might reveal the thetruth thetruth thetruth
truth out of sheer disgust But the let letter letter letter ¬
ter prepared the minds of both ladles for forthe forthe forthe
the execution of the will willOn wfUOn wiliOn
On arriving at the Bower the two men menwere menwere menwere
were met by b Jerry looking more inno innocent Innocent lanecent ¬
cent and childlike than ever Please Pleasemls6us PJea PJeamlS6us Pleasemissus
mls6us says will you go Into the draw drawingroom drawIngroom drawlegroom ¬
ingroom said the infant l fant casting down downhis downhis downhis
his eyes eyesTO eyesTO eyesTO
Redfcrn and Hildebrnnd Cannot CannotMake CannotUnkc CannotMake
Make Local Scale Here HereArthur HereArthur hereArthur
Arthur Redfern and Eugene Hildebrand Hildebrandwho Hildebrandwho Hildebrandwho
who are r8 In California this winter too tooheavy toohoaY tooheavy
heavy to ride have practically decided to togo togo togo
go to Europe in the spring In search of ofengagements orengagements ofengagements
engagements in Germany France and andAustria andAustria andAustria
Austria where Fred Tarftl Winnie OCon OConnor OConnor OConnor ¬
nor Tommy Tomm Burns Willy Shaw and andother andother andother
other Americans will ride Redfern can cannoi canno canno
noi no reduce below 122 1 pounds while Hilde Hildebrand Hildebrand Hlldebrand ¬
brand finds It impossible to get down to
116 116In
In Europe where the weight scale Is Ismuch Ismuch ismuch
much higher than in this country these theseformer theseformer thoseformer
former star Jockeys believe they can canregain can canregain canregain
regain some of their lost laurels and andincidentally nndIncldentaUy andincidentally
incidentally fill their pockets with ready readycash readycash4 readycash
cash cashHaggln cash4 cash4Hnggin cashHaggtn
Haggln Foremost Breeder of Horses HorsesJames HorsesTames horsesJames
James B Haggin Americas foremost foremostbreeder foremostbreeder foremostbreeder
breeder of thoroughbred race horses has hasmade hasmade hasmade
made nearly 300 nominations to the 538 30
000 Hopeful Stakes to be run at Saratoga Saratogain
in 1909 These entries represent repr s nt the noted notedstallions notodstallions notedstAllions
stallions Watercress Star Ruby Gold GoldFinch Gol1Finch GoIlFinch
Finch Kinley Mack Maxio Bute ButeWater ButeWat ButeWatth
Water Wat r Boy Bo Royal Flush McChesney McChesneyMontana McChesne McChesneMontunn McChesneyMontana
Montana Juvonat and Ben Strome StromeStarted StromeStnrtetl StromeStarted
Started in for Himself HimselfFrom iUmseIfFrom HimselfFrum
From the Detroit Free Press PressAcquaintance PresAcqualnttUicoWere PressAcquaintanceWere
Acquaintance AcqualnttUicoWere Were you Aver er bunkoed bunkoedSkinflint bunkoedSkInflintWas bunkoedSkinflintWas
Skinflint SkInflintWas Was I 11 Why I w yJ as bunkoed bunkoedso bunkoedany
so many any times that it taueltt me e the thegame theil1t thegame
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The Roman Catholic Archbishop of ofPosen ofPosen OfPosen
Posen Monsignor StabelevskI died last lastmonth lastmonth lastmonth
month He was an avowed Polish patriot patriotand patriotand patriotand
and took a prominent part In the Polish Polishnational PoJlshnational Polishnational
national movement movementIn movementIn
In an article in a Bukhareat paper the theQueen theQue8l1 theQueen
Queen of Roumania using the pseudo pseudonym pseudonym pseudonym ¬
nym of Carmen Sylva states that al although although a athough ¬
though King Charles in the last six sixmonths sixmonths sixmonths
months has not had h d a single night nightout with without without
out pain his majestys condition is now nowmost nowmost nowmost
most satisfactory and hopes of his re reKsovery fa facovery meoovery
Ksovery V are entertained entertainedThe el1tarta el1tartaThe entartainedThe
The The new palatial war office ot co In London Londonis
is now completed and has been turned turnedever turnedver turnedever
ever ver to the authorities It I Is isconsfderod isconsfderodthe considered consideredthe com5lderedtho
the finest government building in the theworld theworld theworld
world and contains over a thousand thousandrooms thousandrooms thousandrooms
rooms V It is situated in Whitehall with withone withone withone
one facade facing Horse Guards avenue avenueIt avenuoIt avenueIt
It has kitchens on the fourth floor capable capableof
of preparing meals daily dall for 1MA 1 persons personsBy personsBy personsBy
By the end of the year the thegroup group of build buildings buildIngs buildIngs ¬
ings on the south side of Pall Mall known knownas knownas
I as the war office will have been vacated vacatedfor VRcatedtor vacatedfor
for the Whitehall edifice edificeIn edificeIn edificeIn
In her colony in Southwest Africa Ger Germany Germany Carmany ¬
many has had continuous trouble for sev several several sevoral ¬
eral years It has been known In the theEuropean theEuropean theEuropean
European newspapers as Germanys Lit Little LIttIo LittIe ¬
tIe War for a head line It Is now nowspoken nowI nowspoken
spoken I ken of in capital letters as Ger Germanys Germanys Gemmanys ¬
manys Costly War Var A sum urn of 8jKti 8jKtiis USX GOO GOOIs < > OO OOis
is the ut estimate estl1nate for the coming financial financialyear financialyear financialyear
year for this same little war war Tbe Ger German German German ¬
man government will probably prob bly hear some somevery IOmevery somevery
very drastic comments on its j colonial colonialpolicy cotonlalpolley colonialpolicy
policy when this enormous sum Is asked askedfor askedCor askedfor
for in the Reichstag ReichstagA
A strange and fearful thing has ap appeared appeared appeered ¬
peared on the streets of London and andParis andPariL andPane
Paris An edict of fashion has ha brought broughtit
it about but it Is none the tees wonder wonderful wonderful wonderful ¬
ful to behold and It Is called the elbow elbowmuff elbowmutt elbowmuff
muff It is a development of the long longsleeved longsleeved longsleeved
sleeved mvttt which has been in favor favortwo favortwo favortwo
two or three winters and is shaped with witha
a bend like a stovepipe The elbow muff muffIs muttIs muffIs
Is due to the determination of the dress dressmakers dre81maker5 dressmkemn ¬
makers of Paris to maintain the th short shortsleeve shortve shortsleeve
sleeve ve fashion for dresses even in winter winterThese winterThese 1nterThese
These sleeves really rean should be passee as asthey uthey asthey
they are nearly three years old oldThe oldThe oldThe
The book which Princess Henry of Bat Battenberg Battenberg Battenberg
tenberg mother of the Queen of Spain Spainhas Spainbas Spainhas
has been writing for same time upon the theIsle theIsle theIsle
Isle of Wight is ready and will be pub published pubi6hed pubhlahed ¬
lished in the spring s rlng It deals very ex exhaustively e ehuttt1vely cxhaustively ¬
haustively with the history of the island islandof S leInudof Iandof
of which the princess is the governor governorOf governoror governorOf
Of special interest of course course are the ref references references refersacen ¬
erences to Osborne House and the life of ofthe otthe ofthe
the late Queen Victoria Princess Henry Henrywas HonIwas Henrywas
was the constant con tant companion of her hermother hermotber hermother
mother and never left her even after she shethe she shethe shethe
the princess was married and she is the thebest theBest thebest
best qualified of all Queen Victorias chil children children chitdren ¬
dren to write of her late majestys pri private private priveto ¬
vate life lifeLady lICeLIwly lifeLady
Lady Mtnto the wife of the viceroy of ofIndia ofIndia
India 100 has been distinguishing l g herself as asa asa asa
a rifle r1 e shot On the occckm of the vice viceregal viceregal lee leeregal
regal visit to Kashmir the Maharajah Maharajaharranged Maharajaharranged Iaharajaharranged
arranged a shooting excursion to Dachl Dachlgam Decltlpm Dachigem
gem for his hi distinguished visitors who whospent whopent whospent
spent pent several veral days in the camp About AboutID About21i
2 ID 21i 09 beaters were employed Among the thegame thegame thegame
game kilted was a a very fine bear which whichwas whichJI whichag
was ag soot by Lady Mteto as it pasted pastedher pu8ec1her passedher
her at eighty yards range going at its itstop Itatop Itstop
top speed Sir Amar Singh was in the thesame thee thesame
same e maehan with Lady Mtato but he hedid benot hedid
did not have cause UM to use his rifle the thebear thebear thebear
bear betas Wiled k led at the first shot shotThe 1 IOtThe eliotThe
The annual report of the poetofllce poetofllcesystem po tofilceqst postofficesystem
system qst of India 1001 demonstrates some later lateresttag iDterMl10g interestlag
esttag aDd striking developments AnfIIIOrJn0U8 An Anenormous Anrmous
enormous rmous increase In business Is re reported r rported reported ¬
ported The sale of the one anna 2 cents centsaad centaM centsand
and half anna stamps has more than thandoubted thtuldOubled thandoubled
dOubled in ten years In 18S6 1 2t009CC9 GjI 4tlli oo post postcard 1 05tcalcI poStcard
card were dealt with while last year ear the thefigure tlMre thefigure
figure re was over 40 49GCOflW < 0GOO The Indian In post postoffice po postames t tomce
office undertakes functions performed pel ormcd by byno bjno byno
no other postofllce In the world It sells sellsthousands sellsthoUKJWt colicthousands
thousands of pounds of quinine acts as asan ailan asan
an agent for Ute receipt of salt revenue revenueand revenueud revenueand
and pays pensions amounting to nearly nearly7JMiM nearlyi nearlytiio
i 7JMiM tiio to the native army Among the themen themen themen
men in the service of the postal po tal establish establishment C5tabllahment establishmeat ¬
ment many disasters have occurred Sev Several Several 5evoral ¬
eral have died of plague eight deaths deathswere deatbswere deathswere
were caused by b the Kangra Kan a earthquake earthquakewhile earthqunkewbile earthquakewhile
while four postal servants were kilied by byrobbers byrobben1 byrobbers
robbers three thr were swept away by byavalanches b bavaaDdles byavalanches
avalanches on the Gilgit line lne one was wascarried wasalIMd wastrrled
carried off 0 < by a a tiger and another anotherwas anotherwu anotherwas
was swallowed by a crocodile crocodileUnder crocodileUnder crocodileUnder
Under the auspices of the Jewish Bell Religious ReUton Bellglous ¬
ton Union a meeting was s held in ft London Londonrecently Looooarecently Londonrecently
recently with the object of bringing be before be beI before ¬
fore the Jewish Je lsh residents of the metrop metropolis metropolis metropolin ¬
I olis the alms of the organization The Thepromoters Thepromoters Thepromoters
promoters declare that tn t while not seeking seekingto
I to interfere with the belief or practice of ofany otan ofany
any an observant Jew or to awaken discon discontent dl discontent eon eonI ¬
tent among those who are satls satisfied ed with withthe wIththe
I the synagogue service some they are anxious anxiousto
to make maketboae those who are drifting away from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the community realize the essentials of ofJudaism oCJudaism ofJudaism
Judaism afresh The union wants to toteach toteach toteach
teach Judaism to those Jews who have haveneglected baveneglectecl haveneglected
neglected the means hitherto available availablefor avaIlableroc avaIlablefor
for Jewish religious instruction and pub public pubi publIe ¬
i lie worship rr who are unwilling or have haveno haveno haveno
no opportunity to make use of them Mr MrClause MrClaU MrClauiie
Clause e G Momenore occupied the chair chairand cbalrand chairand
and spoke of the objects of the union unionMteti unionMiss
Miss 11 Lily Montague also addressed the themeeting themeeting themeeting
meeting on the belief In efficacy of pray prayer prayer prayem ¬
er which this union maintained and andtaught aootaught andtaught
taught Many lI ny prominent Jews were pres present present prosent ¬
ent and indorsed the Jewish Religious ReligiousUnion ReligiousUnion ReligiousUnion
Union and its objects
In reference to complicated conditions conditionsof
of the Italian railway raUwtl system an official officialexplanation officialexplanation officialexplanation
explanation has been offered The nu numerous numerous numerous ¬
merous and serious complaints of the therailways therattas therailways
railways especially from abroad d are to a acertain acertain acertain
certain extent justified says the official officialapology ornclalApoIog officialapology
apology but the lamented irregularities irregularitiesIn
In the train service of Italy are due to toa totransitory toa
a transitory condition to which reme remedies remedies remedies ¬
dies are being applied The companies companieswho companieswho companieswho
who managed the railways from 1SSS ltS to toendeaxored tohtl
1006 htl endeavored to obtain the largest pos possible possible possible ¬
sible saving especially in V the rolling rollingstock rollingstock rollingstock
stock which bfch had not been b en renewed rencw d for forten forten forten
ten years They also aimed at reducing reducingthe reducingthe reducingthe
the railways to such a state of neglect neglectthat neglectthat neglectthat
that the government would abandon the theIdea theidea theIdea
Idea of buying them Under these dis disastrous disastrous dieastrous ¬
astrous conditions the state took over all allthe al1the allthe
the lines and the very fact that the gov government government government ¬
ernment had done so created a confidence confidencein
in the public mind that Increased the thetraffic thetraffic thetraffic
traffic to an enormous degree and not notwithstanding notwithstanding notwithstanding ¬
withstanding the enormous expense in incurred Incurred Incurred ¬
curred the gross returns of the first year yearamounted Yefiramounted yearamounted
amounted to more than 7000000 In ex excess excess cxcess
cess of the previous year oor This large in increase Increase increase ¬
crease In business rendered the conges congestion congestion congestion ¬
tion on the lines and In the stations still stillgreater stUlgreater stiltgreater
greater the means of transportation be being1 being belag ¬
lag quite Inadequate The success of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Italian government ownership being beingactually beingactually beingactually
actually the cause of the delay and un uncertainties uncertainties tincertainties ¬
certainties of Italian trains Commenda Commendatore Commendatore Commendatore
tore Blanchl has been put at the head of ofth oith ofthe
th the railways by b the government He is a aman aman amati
man whose technical and administrative administrativecapacity administrativecapacity administratIvecapacity
capacity is indisputable and he ha hat set setto 8etto et etto
to work with the greatest energy but butwith butwith butwith
with the very best Intentions These his hisfirst hisfirst hisfirst
first efforts cannot make themselves felt feltbefore foltbefore feltbefore
before next spring at the earliest Whilethe whilethe while whilethe
the complete reorganization n and equip equipment equipment equipinent ¬
ment of the railways of Italy must in any anycase any5C anycase
case 5C take two years earg more Meanwhile Meanwhilemany Meanwbllemany Meanwhilemany
many Industrial establishments in Pied Piedmont Piedmont Pledmont ¬
mont and Lombardy having exhausted exhaustedtheir exhaustedtheir exhaustedtheir
their stocks of coal are obliged to sus suspend suspend suspend ¬
pend operations their fuel being stopped stoppedIn
In Genoa Harbor for want of freight freightcars freightC8rs freightcars
cars to transport It it Thirtysix steamers steamersthe steamersthe steamersthe
the majority loaded with English coal coalcould coalcould coalcould
could not unload their cargoes for lack lackof lackof lackof
of railway facilities f clUUes and remained at the thewharves thewharves thewharves
wharves of Genoa for several days
I >
Brother Brotl1 1 of ofEnglisli English Earl EarlSur EarlSurrenders EailSuiV Sur Surrenders ¬
V renders His Eights EightsNOW RightsNOW EightsNOW
Oliver 01l er Henry Wallop Wan Wall Second SecondHeir Se SeOndHeir tnd tndHeIr
Heir to the Earldom of Portsmouth PortsmouthHis PortmouthIU PortsmouthIlls
His IU Father Refused Relu ell the Order of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Garter Saying Snyln He Did Not Sfot3Icrit NotJIcrft NotMerit
Merit Such an Bosom HosorLondon I1olJorLondon BosomLondon
London Dec Ifc 1fTIt The family of the theEarl theEarl theEarl
Earl of Portsmouth Port mout1t hav have received direct directconfirmation dlreetconfirmaUon directconfirmation
confirmation of the report published a amonth amonth amonth
month ago that the brother ef the earl earlOliver ea1lOUvor sailOliver
Oliver Henry Wallop and the second secondheir seeendheir secondheir
heir to the earldom O rldom has become b COil1 a a natu naturalized naturalized mainralized ¬
ralized Citizen of the State of Wyoming WyomingIn
In a letter received today Mr Wallop Wallopabsolutely Wallo Walloabsolute WahOpabsolutely
absolutely absolute renounces reDOuD eilil bit right of succes succession 5U successon cea ceaaIon ¬
son and takes the step also in behalf of ofhis orhfi ofhis
his young son sonWallops se seWallop setiWallops
Wallops action hu MM greatly grieved his hisrelatives blsreltUvC8 hisrelatives
relatives here here who blame his wife who whowas whoWIts whowas
was a daughter of Judge Walker of ofChicago orChicaGO ofChIcago
Chicago for the step her h husband hasliken hastakes has hastaken
taken Wallop himself Is one of the themost themost themost
most proaperouc of men menThe menThe menThe
The Earl of Portsmouth himself Is a awellknown awallknown a avallknown
wellknown character in Ina1M2 and about abOatmst abOatmstmhNlter W hst hstminater st stminstsr
minstsr He stands over six feet feet wears wearshte wearshis wearshis
his hair haJrf1 e brilliant red 1 te color colorvery colorveryJong colorveryiong very verylong
long has written a volume or two of ofverse ot otverse ofverse
verse verse and te IS sometimes omeueS given the tII sobri sobriquet sDbri sDbritluet esbrlquet ¬
quet of the red earl He te withal a avery a1ery avery
very genial fellow and his Intrusion into intodebate Intodebete Intodebate
debate In the Lords te Invariably received receivedwith recdvetlwith receivedwith
with marked attention attentionHis attentionHis attentionHis
His father fl her was one of the very few fewpeers fewpeers fewpeers
peers who who o ever refused the Order of the theGarter theGarter theGarter
Garter The premier decoration d coratJon was of offered oltered offered ¬
fered him by Mr Gladstone but be re refused retused mefused ¬
fused it on the quaintly unusual ground groundthat groundthat groundthat
that he had never rendered any service serviceto en1cto
to tHe public which entitled Mm to such sucha
a distinction a a saying which was wa In iastriking Intrfldftg Inetrildug
striking contrast to that of Lord Mel Melbourne Melboumne rel relbourne ¬
bourne who said lid that he liked the Order Orderof Orderot Orderof
of tho Garter because there was Do Dodd BO BOd nodd
d dd d merit or any nonsense e eC that sort sortabout sortout sortabout
about it itIt StIt It ItIt
It was another brother of Lord Ports Portsmouth Portsmouth Portsmouth ¬
mouth John Wallop flp who in 18K h was one oneof onef oneof
of f the first sctone clo of the ariatocraey to toadopt tGadopt toadopt
adopt the new modern fashion of going goinginto somgInto goinginto
into trade John Wallop was at one time timeprivate timeprate limeprivate
private prate secretary to the late Sir G GCumine GCumlne GCumine
Cumine Strahan Strah n formerly governor of ofTasmania ofTasmAnia ofTasmania
Tasmania and was also secretary to Sir SirHenry StrHenry SirHenry
Henry Locke in Melbourne But h habandoned be beabancloned heabandoned
abandoned this th kind kln < of career and entered eateredthe enteredthe tered teredtlte
the soda water business bu and made a sue success sue sueceIIB sueoem ¬
cess of it itSTOEY JtSTORY it itSTORY
An Episode In Texas in Which He HeFloured lIeFh HeFigured >
Floured Fh Ured Unknown UnknownI
e 001 I Me e by b the papers paperwtbat that Prank James Jameslate Jameslate Jameslate
late highwayman Is going to bay a a farm farmIn farmin farmin
In the big pasture m In Southwest Oklahoma Oklahomaand OklahomaI Oklahomaand
and settle down to the simple life life said saidMr saidMr saidMr
Mr Charles Stanton of Dallas Tex who whote whoIs whoIs
I Is stopping sto lnS at the New Willard WillardI
I never think of Frank James Jam but that thatI
I recaH a short visit he once made to tomy tom3 tomy
my State It occurred back in th the days dayswhen dayswhen dayswhen
when Sam Eberhart was sheriff of Gray Grayson Grayson ra rason
son County and making a a finIshed Job j b of ofpreserving ofpre orpreserving
preserving pre en1ng peace and good order Jn that thatlocality thatlocalIty thatbeaUty
locality localIty His vigilance 1 aDd activity in inrunning Inrunning Inrunning
running down evil doers had made his hisname hisn3me hisname
name almost a household word through throughout througbout throughout ¬
out the entire State and caused the law lawless lawless lawless ¬
less to give his territory a wide berth berthJEbernart berthEberbart berthEberhart
JEbernart had been on the lookout for fora fora
a certain character for some time and andone andon andone
one on day learned he was not many miles milesfrom mllesfrom milesfrom
from Sherman the county count seat Hat and also alsothe al80the alsothe
the place he was stopping over night He Heimmediately HeImmediately Heimmediately
immediately set about to organize a posse possoto poasoto posseto
to hake the capture Several men had hadvolunteered hadvolunteered badvolunteered
volunteered when he chanced to meet meetan meetanoM an anold anoh
old oh acquaintance ualntance that we will call Bill BillStamper nUlStamper BillStamper
Stamper because that was not his same sameand nam namand nameand
and asked him to Join the party BIO told toldEberhart toldEberhart toldEberhart
Eberhart he h would be glad to go but his hiscousin bincousin
Cousin cousin from Missouri was down d wn visiting
him for a few days he was wa showing him himaround himaround himaround
around and was as afraid he could not go goon goon goOtt
on that account Bring him along said saidEberhart saidEberhart saidEberbart
Eberhart It will give ve him a a touch of ofTexas orTexas ofTexas
Texas life and he can see bow we handle handlehad handlohad handlebad
had men down here So about midnight midnightwhen mklnlghtwhen midnightwhen
when the party set out Bill B and his cousin cousinwere cousinwere cousinwere
were with them themA themUA themA
UA A couple co ple of hours ride brought them themto themto themto
to the cabin where the bad man was wassleeping wassleeping wansleepIng
sleeping They halted a short distance distanceaway distanceaway distanceaway
away and debated on the beet course to totake toI totake
take During the parley Bills 00 cousin cousinseemed cousinseemed cousinscorned
I seemed impatient He said he wanted to toget toget toget
get through with the job and go home homeand bomei homeiin1
i and n go to bed Finally FmaU he said to Eber Eberhart EberI Eberhart ¬
I hart he did not think it worth while to towaste toI towste
I waste so much time and volunteered to togo toI togo
I go in and get g t the man and bring him out outToure outI outYoure
I Youre a fool fooL said Eberhart this te tedesperate a adesperate
r desperate man and weve got to be care careful oarefut careful ¬
ful or some of us will get hurt hurt ADd pos possibly posslbly poesibly ¬
sibly killed before we get through throughSome throughSome throughSome
Some wanted to set fire to the cabin oabinand ooblnand cabinand
and some wanted to charge on it and andforce andforce andforce
force the man to surrender or die fight fighting fightIng fightbig ¬
ing but none except Bills cousin wanted wantedto wantedto
to make the capture single handed handedFinally handedFlnall handedFinally
Finally Flnall he told Eberhart to wait where wherehe wherohe wherehe
he was and he would get the man and andstarted andstArt andstarted
started stArt d for the cabin door A kick opened
the door and with a catlike movement movementhe movement movementhe movementhe
he sprang spran into the room and covered the thebad thebttd thebad
bad man with his gun before he was wasfully wasfuJl wanfully
fully fuJl awake A few minutes later he heturned heturned beturned
turned him over to Eberhart clad only ol Y in inone inone Inone
one garment that reached nearly to his hisknees hIsknees hisknees
knees On the way y back to town Eber Eberhart Eberhart Eberhart ¬
hart remarked to Bill Stamper that his hiscousin hiscousin hiscousin
cousin was a trifle foolhardy adding but buthe buthe buthe
he is a likely fellow fetlo and if he will move movedown movedown movedown
down here I will make him one of my mydeputies mydeputies mydeputies
deputies deputiesIn
In R a few days Bills cousin went w nt back backNorth bttckorth backNorth
North orth and In course of time tlmeSbedtf Sheriff Eber Eberhart Eberhart Eberhart ¬
hart learned the man he wasted to make makehis makehIs makehis
his deputy was Frank James who bad badsought hadsought d dsought
sought the quietude of North Texas T us while whilethe whilethe whilethe
the excitement following one of his raids raidswas raidswas raidswas
was dying 1ilng down downTVhnt downWIant downWhat
What a Slum Girl Saw SavrFrom SnwFrem SawFram
From the Bestoa Adnrtfetr AdnrtfetrA
A philanthropist recently sent a child childfrom c aUdfrom childfrom
from the New York slums to the coun country country country ¬
try To this child raised among slum slumhorrors slumhorrors sImmhorrors
horrors all the beauty and poetry of otpnstornl a apastoral apastoral
pastoral life 1I e were offered Thus the phi philanthropist phiInnthroplst philanthropist ¬
lanthropist expected to give the youngster youngsteran
an aesthetic education educationThe educationThe educationThe
The other day the man wont to see his hischarge hischarge hischarge
charge She is a a little girl He took her heron heron heron
on his knee glanced with approbation approbationabout approbetionabout approbationabout
about the quaint old farm kitchen and andsaid andsaid andsaid
said saidAnd
And do you ou find the country very beau beautiful bonutItul beauUful ¬
tiful my dear dearOh dearOb dearOh
Oh beautiful the youngster an answered anered answered ¬
swered sweredAnd sweredAnd ered eredAndwbnt
And Andwbnt what have you seen during the theweeks theweeks theweeks
weeks sojourn here hereIve hareIve hereIve
Ive seen eightyseven turkeys turke s killed killedand klJIodand killedand
and a mans nose broken in a punkla punklaraffle piinkinraffle nklt1 nklt1ra
raffle ra file V
Happy Thought ThoughtFrom ThoughtFrom ThoughtProm
From the Ars Arg0 ArgeseL ArgeseLA 4L 4LA B t tA
A lot of poor children were at Rocke Rockefellers RookeCellers Bookefellers ¬
fellers stock farm near Cleveland He Hegave negave lbgave
gave each acb of them some milk to drink drinkthe d drinkthe ink inkthe
the product of a 2000 OOO prize cow How Howdo Howdo Howdo
do you ou like it it he asked when they had hadfinished hadfinished hadfinished
finished HGoe Gee its fine responded one onelittle oneJltUe onelittle
little fellow who added add d attar a thought thoughtful thoughtful thoughtful ¬
ful pause I wisht our milkman kept kepta
a cow cow

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