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AII He Had Really Stolen Was
a Girl's Heart.
"Golntr downtown, Dlck?"
"Not ln thls flood. My umbrella bas
"You aro almost n aurgcon. Why
don't you Bot lt?" asked Joe. "Tako
mlno and liavo yours mcnded."
"Ilayo mlno flxed. too, wlll you?"
callcd a volco, from tbo noxt room.
"Mlno nccds n patch," said anothcr
young Btudent of mcdlclno, nppcarlng
ln tbo door.
"I aay, got tho handlo put on mlno
whllo you'ro about lt," dcmandcd a
Dlck dopartcd with .Too Dnrt'n um
brella ovor bls bcad and threo dlaablcd
nca bcsldcs bls own nnder hls arm.
Aftcr lcnvlng thoin wlth an umbrella
ntendcr be Old somo shopplngand went
luto a corner drug Bbop to walt for a
car. Ho was absorbed ln tbo marvcl
oua represcntatlons of a jiow patcnt
niedlclno untll, glanclng out of thp
wlndow, hp saw hls cnr, sclzod tho
ncarcat umbrella and burrlcd to tho
door. Ab ho passed out a femlnlno
"Stop thleft Ho'a stolen my um
brollal" Wlthoui tbo falntest Busplcion that
lt refcrrod to hlm Dlck ran' and Jump
cd on tho car.
When ho reached tho bonrdlng bouso
ho carrlod Joe'a umbrella to hls own
room and forgot lt untll tbo next ralny
day, when bls frlcnds lnqulred for
tbelr mended property.
"Tho repalrs wlll bo flnlshed today.
I'll brlng your umbrollas on my way
back from tbo hospltal," ho told them.
When ho went out wlth .Too's umbrel
la, wblch ho had not rctnrned, lt struck
hlm as belng rathcr small for a man.
nlthough lt .bad not occurrcd to hlm
wben bo carrled lt before.
As ho seatcd blmself lu tbo car go
lng uptown tho woman next 'to hlm
muttered an angry ejacuatlon. Dlck
movcd hls bunch of umbrellas and
apologlzcd, fcarlng bo bad Bot lt on bcr
foot, wben, to hls nstonlshment, sbo
"I congratulato you, young man.
You havo had a very successful morn-
lng. If lt wcro not" for maklng a
Bceno that would got my namo lnto
tho papers I should denounce you bero
Dlck' waa speccbless. He Btarted to
"Dont you suppose T recognlzo my
stolen rimbrella rlgbt thero ln your
"North ntrcetl" bawled tho con
'ductor. "I wlll leavo you to your own con
eclcnco," addcd tbo woman nnd was
gono beforo Dlck rccovcred ButBclcntly
torctorj. ' r
"Isn't thla your. umbrella?" bo osked
Joe wben ho reached tho house.
"IVb flvo tlmea as good. Whero dld
you gct lt?"
"I must havo exchanged wlth Bome
body," sald Dlck ruefully.
"Tako my sllver watcb out and Bwap
lt otr for a gold ono, wlll you?" sald
"Who shall you tako to tho next as
sembly?" Joo lnqulred latcr.
"I bavo asked Mlss Mlldred Wells,
but afl I havo met bcr only onco Bho
wlll probably decllne."
"Not M1I1 wlth tho mcrcenary moth
er. Sbo won't bo pcrmlttcd to refuse
an lnvltatlon from tho .only son of a
"Hcr mother haa nevcr eren beard
of me," sald' Dlck cxossly. "N
"Sho'll flnd you out soon enongb. Bho
keeps a rcgular Bradstreet's of ellglble
men. Sbo bas marrled all ber nleces to
dlamond tlawis nnd'la just waltlng for
a chap llko you to crown hcr daughter.
Her permlsslon won't bo aeked thls
tlme, though. Sbo ls golng away to
nlght Mllly told me bo thls after
noon." Joe was rlght, and Mlldred accepted
Dlck's Invltation. Durlng ber motber's
abscnce sho was relegatcd to tho chap
eronago of a much marrled cousln, who
waa too, cngrosscd ln. tbe pursult of
sterHlzed nntrlment and sanltary np
parel for ber chlldren to keep a vlgl
lant cye on her guest
Tbo nlght of tho nssembly found ber
unablo to loavo ber youngest, who.
having dcposlted a dlmo in hls lnsldes,
rcfased-to honor a droft of mustard
and warin watcr for tbo nmount Tbe
dlstractcd motbcr was easily persuad- -ed
to nllow Mllly to go wlth a f rlend. "
"I Bball.havo to leave iarly," Mllly
toldhex escort "Mother wlll bo bomo
nt 1 6'clock, nnd I must bo thero to
greo't her. I havo bcen stnylng wltb
Cousln Carrio, you know. but I prom
lscd mamma I would bo back at our
own houso wben sbo arrlves."
They loft tbe dance at mldnlgbt and
etarted for Mlldrcd's home. Wben they
reached- tho bouso Dlck lnscrted n
latchkoy, but lt would not turn.
"Brldget bas Blippod tho nlgbt latcb,"
exclalmed Mllly. "Sho sleeps on tbo
thlrd story and ls so dcaf sho can't
von hear by rnnll. Wbat shall we do?"
"Isn't tbcre a wlndow 1 can open
"Supposo you try mothcr's' room.
Tho wlndows aro on tho plazza, and
they nro soldom locked."
"I wlll do my crimlndlist" sald Dlck.
"Juat lnsldo tho wlndow at tho lef t ls
stand wlth candlo and matcbes. You j
can caslly flnd .tbo front doo-wbon
you havo a llght"
Dlck openod tbb wlndow, sleppcd ln
Ida. felt oround wlth hls liand. whlch
j By MARQARET MUZZEY. jj
The Tribune Farmer
. Ts tho best Agricultural paper. It oomes
every weok. For $1.50 we send Thk Agk
. and Tribune Farmer for ono year.
came ln Tlolent contact wlth somo
tbtng on tho stand and knocked lt oO,
Tbe ono matcb. tbat be found ln hifl
walstcoat pockct Bpluttored only long
cnougb to ftbow blm tbe little rblnn
matcb bolder, wblch bad rollcd under
tbo edgo of tho bed. 0o was on bls
knees to plck lt up when snddcnly tbo
room was Oooded wltb electrlc llght
and ho was sclzcd by tbo talls of bla
orenlng coat and Jcrked violently back
ward. StruggUng to bla fcet, bo turnod
and looked dlrcctly lnto tho muzsle of
a roTolver hcld by tbo accnsbig angel
who bad commended hlm to bl con
sclenco lu tho ntrcot car.
Tho surprlso was mutuaL Dlck's
flrst lmpulso was to laugh, but lmmo
dlnto contact wlth a loadcd weapon ln
tbo hands of a femlnlno fury ls not
stlmulatlng to ono's scnso of bumor lf
tbo Bltuatlon la suatalncd.
"Ah, ha, young manl"- Bbe crled trl
umphantly. "I havo got you now
'Danlel como to Judgmentl' "
"ln the Uon'n dcn, you mcan," sald
"You nro dellrered lnto my hands by
nn lntcrposltlon sent dlrect from Provl
deneo." "Yon'vo mlstakcn the poBtmark; it'o
from tho otbcr. place," protcsted tbe
It was futlle to explaln.
"You shall not escapo me a second
tlme. Marcb stralgbt lnto that closet"
Sho locked hlm ln, wltbdrew tbo key
and lef t tbo room.
Dlck glued hls ear to tbo keybole.
beard nn electrlc bell, followed by tbo
'banglng of tbe front door, nnd bb cun
todian returned, nccompanled by Mll
dred. "Cousln Carrlo gavo me permlsslon
to go to tbe dance,' mamma," sbe sald.
"nnd wo loft, as wo.tbought, ln plenty
of tlmo to reach bero before you."
"What do you mcan by wo?' I
found you alone at the front door."
"Why, Dlck I mean Mr. Brown
was wlth me. My koy wduldn't work,
bo ho got ln the wlndow. He must bo
ln tbo houso somowhere. It'fl funny
you havcn't aeen or beard hlm."
"I cnught a young tblef ln tbo nct
of hldlng.under my bed, nnd I havo
put hlm where bo can't do nny barm
unless' from sbeer vlclousness ho sep?
flt to tear my clothes."
"For heavcn's sako, mamma, you
havcn't mlstakcn Dlck for a burglar!
Wby, bo ls the only son of Rlchard
Jonea-Brown of ' Boomvillo, who owns
tho largest gold mlno ln the west"
"That's a He," sald tho gentlo pnrent
"Rlchard Jones-Brown ls Mrs. Doan'a
brother. I met hlm at hcr bouse ln
New York last week. Ho promlsed to
send me a photograpb of bls son, who
ls a student ln tho medlcal college. I
shall ask blm to dlnner."
Mllly plckcd up somo unopcned mall
tbat lay on tbe tablo.
"Thls must bo a photograph. Look
at lt,'" sbo ,sald.
.Mrs. Wells toro oit the envelope, dls
closlng tbo unmlstakablo llkehcss of
"Danlel como to ludement."
"Ob, what have I done?" sho moan
ed, collapslng lnto a chalr.
Mllly Bnatched the photograph.
"Isn't he the bost looklng thlng you
ever sawr she exclalmed lnvoluntarl
!y. "I'm slmply crazy about himl"
"Hear, hcarl" bawled Dlck. tbump-
mg on tbe closet door.
"Good graclous, mamma, have you
locked hlm up? QJvo mo the key thls
"Ohi don't let hlm out tlll I get up-
Btalrs," tmplorcd tbo old womnn. "I'vo
lnsulted hlm not once, but twlce. He
wlll nover forglvo mo, noverl"
But for reasona best known to ber-
eclf Mlldred thought tbat be would.
and bo dld.
Dlaordorln th Commens.
Dlsordcrly sccnes ln tho house of
commons aro comparatlvely rare.
Members, however, bavo moro than
onco dlsplaycd a dcgreo of exclto
ment vergtng on frenzy. When' tbe
rnform blll passed lts thlrd reading
by a majorlty of nlno Macaulay writea
that "wo sct up a Bhout tbat you
mlght have beard at Charlng Cross,
wavlng onr hats, stamplng against tbe
door and clapplng onr hands. Tha
ceners scnrceiy goc tnrongn tnn crowa,
for tho bouse was tbronged up to the
tablo and all tbo floor was fluctuatlng
wlth lioads llko tbo plt of n theater.
But you mlght have beard a pln drop
as Duncanuon rcad tbo nnmbora. ffhen
again tho shouts broko out, and many
of ufl sbcd tcars."
Should .tbo need arlso tho houso of
commons jmay call ln tbo pollco to as
Blst tbo swgeant at anns'ln malntaln
ing ordor, but tho Jords .have only ono
way of quolllng a dlsturbanco tho
reading by tbo clcrk of a standlng
ordor on "asperlty of Bpoocb," passed
bo Ioug ogo as 1020. Tho laat tlme
thls powor wns c'xerelsed was durlng
tho progrcss of tbo ballot blll ln 1872.
wben lt acted llko oll on tho troubled
watera and waa. followed by a slngn
larly calm debato on the burnlng ques-
tloir beforo tbem. Posslbly the ylrtue
f tbo ordor Hoa ln tbo fact tbat lt ls
bo long that lt acta na a noporlflc on
tbo noblo lords. London Cbronlcle.
Old Modlonl Faks.
At tho lnternational byglene exblbl
tlon nt Dresden u dcpartment ls do-
voted to sbowlnc bow fear of slck
ncss ln days 6f-old gavo the quack
and tho cbarlatan a large fleld for the
Bitle of what tbey called "prevcn
tlves." Tbo uguro of n woman
"guarded ngalnst cholera" baa.a wool
abdomlnal band, a bodlco of thlck elas
tlc matcrlnl, a belt adorned wlth
small "porous brlcks and fastened wlth
a waxcd silk rlbbon. In tbe amplo
Bleeveer thero aro tlny brusbos and llt
tlo bags of sand to catch nnd absott
tbo "polson," wblle llttlo tubes con-
talnlng vlnegar and boxes of chalk
nro concoalcd under hlgh hnlr puffs.
Tbe top of tbo hat ls provldcd wlth a
:';plnwheol," whlch revolves when the
woarer walka and "keeps the nlr pure
about tbo wearer."
A Story f KMaiflsf
By CUBISSA MACKIE
Z CopyrUht by Amaricui Ptsm Amo- X
, oiauon, uu.
When AHce Lovett had como out of
tho east, wbcra oho bad been for a
yoar's vlalt, Percle Card auccumbed at
onco to her lorellneaa and cbarm. It
waa by no meana hls flrat love affalr,
but lt was wlthout doubt bla most scrl
Tbo beautlful Mbw Lovett, bowover,
looked wltb lndlffercnco upon tho
young mllllonalro pon hla extreme
slendorneaa, hls nnrrow faco wltb lts
closo placed cyea, aleck balr and rose
bud moutb, llko a girl's. Sho dlsllked
hla, overdeferontlal manncr, tbo touch
of hls white spatulato flnger tlpa and,
above all, bla cffomlnacy. Mentally
Bho; woro a plcturo of a tall, brown
faccd man, wltb atrong bands, keen
bliie eyea and a nhock of cbcstnut halr.
Thero waa also tbe memory of a brlcf,
bllssful botrothal, a qnarrel and tbe
long acho nfter the partlng. Ho, tbo
artlat, bad salled for unknown scaa
wlth skctch book and pendl, wbllo sbe
bad flcd homo to Callfornla bb belng
farthest from the sceno of her heart
It was at tbo suggestlon of hla so
clal sponsor, Mrs. Arlington, that Per
clo Card planned a crulse on tho Har
lcquln. It roqulred bcrolc rceolve to
do tbls, but tho opportunlty offered by
long, dellghtful days on tbe PaclQc
wlth Allco Lovett, followed by dream
ful, moonllt, troplcal nlghts, was not
to bo denled, and no lt was tbat ono
flno September mornlng tho long black
bull ot tbe Harlequln sllpped through
the Golden Gato and dlsappearcd lnto
the encbanted west
"Can you do lt?" asked Card for tho
Captaln Alvelro scowled. "I must
thlnk," bo sald sullenly. "I must plan
lt all out and conslder lt Thero ls a
"Bahl" BCofTcd Card. "If you'ro
afraid. say sol. I tbougbt you fellows
wero flre eaters. Wben lt comca rlght
down to turnlng olt a Job well, sny,
you'vo got a klndcrgarten bentcn to a
"Ah, you thlnk Bor Tho cnptaln'B"
sltm brown flngers cnrcssed an ugly
looklng knlfo produced from hls tlght
ly glrted wnlst "Just tho Bame, alr.
I'll tako my tlmo and thlnk about lt."
Card sblfted uneaslly ln bls scat
"All rlght, tako your tlmo, old Bport,"
ho sald, wlth a stckly grln. "And ns
for you, Colton, kecp your- moutb shut
-rsavey?" Ho glatcd savogely at the
Colton obserred a respectful Bllence,
and Alvelro, wbo bad 'sboatbcd bla
knlfc, turnod hls Bombcr faco to tbe
young mllllonalro. "Glve yourself no
nneoBlness, Mr. Card. It wlll bappcn
as you wlsh nbout tomorrow oven-
lng or very early tho followlng day."
Hla volco dropped to a blsslng ivbls-
per. "And tho payment of tbe moncy
I may be aosurcd of tbat, Blr?
"Suro thlng," nodded Card carcless
ly, "and lf you mako a protty Job of
lt I'll mako lt twenty-Dve, hundred."
All tbat nlgbt and tbo next day tbo
Harlequln labkred ln tbo teeth of a
gale. At nlgbtfail Percle, card report
ed tbat tbo men wcro cxbauatcd, a
propeller shaft waa broken and tbat
tbe yacht was' drlftlng helplcssly at
the mercy of tho Btorm. Thoro was a
sparo shaft aboard, but under prescnt
condltlona no rcpalra could bo made.
He mado tbla announcomont to tbo
tbree men-ln. tbo smoking room nfter
tbo women bad retlred.
"Tbcn thero ls danger?" sald Man
Cnrd laughcd neryously. "Ofcoursc,"
ho sald nbrbptly. "If. tbe wlnd
changes Alvelro says wo'll como out
Allco Lovett Blept little tbat nlgbt
She as well as tho rest of the women
was & good sallor, but the pltchlng and
lurcbtng of tho .yacht prcvontcd rcpose
of body, whlto ber mlnd was palnfully
nctlvo ln lta roatlve unhapplness. That
day Bho bad refused Percle Card a of
fer of marrlago for the thlrd tlme. and
hls open reaentment was unpleasant
Sho aank lnto a dozo, to be awakened
by an tnslstent rappmg at ber door.
Somo ono was apcgklng boarsely.
"Mlsa Lovott, got up dnd drcss at onco!
Wo nro ln groat daqgorl .Hurryl '
Thero wcro boarao ahouta from tbo
(boat that had bcen lowered, and Allco
found herself hurrlcd ovor tho sldo
and passed from ono ,'iitrong arm to
onother untll sbe wasi.Beated ln tbe
pltchlng dory. Thero ras n. little de
lay whllo tbo boat rpse and BanV'on
tho groat rollers; vAnother toat was
Onco sbe ralsed ber voloo nnd callcd,
'IMra. Arlington, aro you safo?" but
tbe words dled out on tbo gale. Sbo
reached out a band and folt nothlng
eavo tbe rougb flannel sblrt of a sea
man. H.cr frlends wero probably fol
lowlng ln onother boat
Beforo aho could. thlnk forther tho
roar,pf tbo brcakers drowned oven hcr
thoughts, and for a fow.moments lt
mmcd as though nnlniatldn was sua
pended whlle the dory burat through
a boomlng mountain of wator. Sbe
waa droncbed to tbo skln and pantlng
for breath wben, wltb a aaddenness
that waa atartllng, tbey gllded down
tbe mountain of water and deacendcd
wlth a rush lnto lnflnlto catm, nnd ex
ccpt for tho long, sWcll left by tho
ruahln'g combers the boat gllded evenly
A Brltlth Trsatur.
Ja tiu Jpwol bouao ,of tho Tower ot
London, tb plpp Tfbfcrp crpwn
and other royal lnalgnla aro kept, tljer?
ls a book bound tbrougbout ln gold,
evcn to1 tho wlres of tho blnges. Ita
clasp s two rubles sot at. opposlte
etids of fppr golden (lnks. On-one aldo
thero (s a cross of dampndj; p tho
other tho Bngllsh coat pf arms Bflf fn
dlamondB, pearla and rubfofl;
Tbe cnrnfie o( the Perry Automo-
bilc compnny at Barre wns broken
lnto bept. as, and a tourlng car,
valued at $780, was stolen.
HBfor tha lmpetus of tha atoat nrjaed
AU thls wblle not a sound bad bcen
uttered by ber companlona. Preently
tho keel groundea on soft. yloldlng
sand, and Perda Card'a yolce broke
the long allence.
"Safo on Bbore, Miaa Lovett," he sald
brlakly, and Allce waa too cold and
weary to reject tbe clammy hand that
aonght hera la tbo darkneas.
Day waa dawnlng.
flhe looked at tbe Junglo covcred
ahore, aloplng upward lnto a hlgh
crested hlll topped by feathery palms.
Thero was a amcll ot cassla and Job-
mlne, white myrlada ot brlght hucd
blrda fllckerod nmong tho tall, tuftod
"Whero aro tho othcra?" sho aakcd
as Card helpcd her over tho gunwale. 1
"Comlng ln the next boat" be an
Bwcred evaslvcly, and then, turnlng to
tho men, "All rcady east off 1" and In
an lnstant the dory was mannod and
sbot out lnto tho gray mlat
"Whero ls the Harlequln 7' asked
Allce, strafnlng her eyea aftcr the de
partlng boat 1
"Boyond the reef," repllod Card
"And why aro you here?" sbo asked
wlth growlng wondcrmcnt ln bcr wldo
gray oycs. "You came In tho flrst boat '
and left tho women bchlnd?"
"Becanso I wanted you nnd I sald I
would wln you. my ladyl" be retorted
"Am I to undcrstond tbat the Harle
quln hoa not been ln danger that lt
ls a trlck?"
"Not ln tbo lcast danger," be laughcd
rudely. "Alvelro knowa thls Island
and tho covo llko a book, and the ehlp
wreck port, tho landlng la tho boat, I
may as well tcll you, waa purt of tha
"And now? It la your lntcntlon to
detaln mo horo?" aho asked angrlly.
"Well, untll you promlso to marry
me," ho admltted.
"And lf I do notr
"You'll bavo to stay untll you do!"
"And lf I consent?"
"Why, there's a, scttlemcnt on tba
other sldo of tbe Island, and the clcrgy
man thero" ho etopped nbruptly.
"A nettloment!" aho exclalmed Joy
jously. "Thank you for the lnformn
tlon, Perclo Cnrdl" Sho turnod nnd
ran swlftly along tho curvlng bcacb
toward a polnt of land tbat Juttcd lnto
tbo llttlo bay.
For a moment be watcbod ber
wrathfully. Then be followed. Sho
ran llko n decr, but ho was lltho of
form and llko a cat upon hls feet
Wlth long, swcoplng bounds bo galncd
ou bor and, reachlng ber, placed ono
hand on her sbouldor, Sbe uttered a
shnrp cry, and ln tbat lnstant tbcro
waa a scufl3eof foot, tbo shout of a.
gruff volco, and somo dark body hurl
ed ltselt upon Percle Card and boro
hlm tq tho Band.
Tho dark body rcsolved Itsolf lnto
tbo loatber countonanco and stocky
flguro ot Slmon Colton. Ho sat upon
tho rocumbont form of bls lato cm
ploy er and addressed tbo trembllng glrl :
"Don't you bo afeerd of tbls bero
llttlo plpor, miaa. Ho couldn't burt a
flca. If you'd alappod bla faco good
and bard bo'd 'a run awny. But you
dld tbo runnln', and bo, beln' tbo klud
that aln't afeerd of nobuddy tbat'a
afeerd of hlm, why, bo Just nntVlly
"How dld you got here, Slmon?"
asked Allco engcrly. "How can wo
got away? And ls lt truo tbat tho
Harlequln baa gonoV"
Slmon tucked n goneroua blt of to
bacco ln hls mouth and nodded sol
omnly. "I heerd them a-layln' plans
ln tho. wheelbouso yest'dy. They er
pected mo to jlno ln, and I dld as fur
as I wanted to. I know lf I opcncd
my Jaw nobuddy'd bollovo mo and
tbey'd clap mo bolow. So I keops my
trap shut and tblnka I'll bo on dcck
to tako caro o mlsa wben wo lands.
Tboy loses mo overboard wbllo tboy
Wero brlngm' you here, mlsa, nnd
dovll a prayor dld ono of tbem dagoes
sny wboo I Bllppod over. I lays In
walt hero. nnd blaat ma lf I dldnt go
nsleop on duty. But I'm wtdo nwakp
now." Ho aroso and almed a klck at
the recumbcnt form of Mr. Card.
Tbo llttlo mllllonalro jumped to bls
foot, nsbon.wjth ongcr and dcapalrlng
bumlllatlon. Hp stnrod from tbo for
blddmg countonanco of tbo snltor to
tho baughty, scornful ono of ttio gf
ho bad attemptcd to abduct Sbs
turncdvfway and looked beyond blm.
Her faco softened, and a glad llght
PAmp (qtq ber oypa. Amazcment and
rocognltlon Qnabod her pbeeka. Slja
looked llko a vlfllon of tbo morn!PB
wltb hor sbinlng balr and Bweot, gray
"Ohl" sho crlod rapturoualy. "Who
Tboy turned and followed ber glance.
A flguro was ndvanclng down tbp
bcacb toward tbem a tall man wltb
barod bead. Ho carrlod.' an oasol ln
ono hand .and a small catnp cbalr ln
tho otbcr. A palntlng kit wns- alunR
rrom bla abouldcro. Buddonly fio lft.
ed bla oyea and aaw tbo jlttlo group.
Allco started forword wlth a loud.
glad cry that rang ln Percle Card'a
para fpr many a day. Such a rovela-
tlon of Jotp that it was!
"Rnlpb, Ralph, Balphl" she callcd,
Balph Bolton dropped bla bnrden and
como to mcot bor wlth lncrcduloua
oyoa. Ho gatborod ber lnto bls wllling
arms wlthout further oxplanatlon.
"Oh, 1 havo wanted' you so badjyl"
sho sobbed lnto bla shoulder.
Ho tlghtenod, bla grasp on her form
no ho drew back bcr bead and klsscd
hcp tcndcrly on tho llps.
Slmon Colton apat rcflcctlvely upon
tbo sand and turnod bla back on tbo
"Sooms to mo, young fellor," be sald
flxlng tbo mlacrablo pcrclo wlth a hu-
rooroua oyo, "tbat you'vo brought tbat
tbero young rutss to a place whero
Bho'a mlghty glad to bo.
Anlmala That Navar Drlnk.
In Lower Callfornla a large numbor
of tho smnller descrt mamnials nover
(Jrjnk water.. accordlng to Amerlcau
HcPF)tata wbo havo reccntly vlslted
tho ponlnBtilR, ThP? llvo nnl thrlvo
on dry sceda and scraps pf yegetatlon
ln placca whero the hoat and arldlty
aro excesslve wlthout over toucblng
thelr llps to water, and lt bas cyen
bppn found ImpoBslble to teach somo
pf tbem to tafce wntoe ln captlvity.
A dormitory for boys, to coat
from $55,000 to $po,6oo, will be
Uullt nt the Troy Confcrcncc Acndo
Cartcr of Oklahoma.
Congrcssman Charles Daugberty Car
tcr of Oklaboma, who reccntly caused
somo excllemcnt ln a Washington stpro
by thrnshlng severnl clcrks. haa been
wnrmly commended for bls nct by tho
cltlzens ofjils homo town, Ardinorc.
Tho cau8o of tbo fracas was a storo
cmployco, wbo, accordlng to the con
grcssman, insulted hla daughter, Italy.
Tho offenderWns promptly punched,
and thrco othcrs who Interfcrcd wcro
soundly belab.ored. '
Mr. Carter ls forty-two years old,
boasts- Beren-slxtccntbs Chcrokco nnd
Chlckasaw blood ln bls vclns and ,1s
a dcscendant of Nattmn Cartcr, wbo
wns capturcd whon n small boy by
Sbawneo Indlans at tbo Wyomlng val
ley massncre, I'ennsylvanla.ln 1778. 11 o
was cducatcd ln the lndlan Bcbool at
Tlshomlngo nnd lator scrvcd tbo trlbnl
govornment ot tbe Chlckasaw Natlon as
audltor, membor of the leglslnturo and
superlntendent of BEbools, He waa
secrctary of tho flrst Dcmocratlc com
mlttoo for tho proposed atnto.of Okla
boma and on tbe udmlsslon of the ter
rltory na a stnto was electcd to con
grcss. Senatpr Cummln' atory,
Senntor Albort B. Cumnrins at a
Ohautauqua banquet at Couucli Grovo,
Kan., snld of a law wlilcli secmcd to,
"Thoy dcclaro, the upholders of thls
law, tbat thero nro compohsatlons to
lts lnjustlce, but such tnlk rcmlnda
mo of a conversatlon bctwceu two
'Wot la tbls 'oro componsatlon.
Blll?' snld tho flrat man.
"Woll sald Blll. 'It's llko thls, If
yo'ro bllud yo hoar tjio better.'
"Ob, I soq,' sald tho other. 'For
lnstanco, if n fcller'a born wlth ono
log sbortcr'n tbo otbor tbcn tbo otbor
leg ls longer.' "Washington Star.
An Export Rpllrpsd Operator.
Jullus Kruttschpltt vlco presldont
nnd dlrector of malntenanco and op
pratlon of tho Harrlrann llnes, ia ro
garded as ono of tbo most cfflclent
rallroad men ln tbo west
Under bls managotncnt ls n vast
nrmy of workors, tho Federatlon of
Bbop Dmployeos nlono numbprlpg JJ5,
000 "men. Jt 3 wltb tbo shpp emplqy
pes tbat the labor dlsputo aroso. Tbo
jmen demanded rocognltlon of tbo fed
eratlon, whlch comprlses 11 vo shop
prnff unlons. Thls was denled by tbe
rpHrpad oulclals ron thp ground 'that
pucl) rocognltlon would bampcr tbo
pqmpapy in pprformlng ta duty to tbe
Mr, KmttBChnltt ls a pntlvp qf New
Orleans, flfty-sevcn ycnrs old and ls
a nophow of- Juddb - Benjamln, who
was n mcmbcr of JclTerson Davls'
cablnet Aftcr graduatlng from tbe
englncerlng school of Washington and
Leo unlverslty ho entcrcd raltroadlng
ai)(l twcnty years latcr was asslstant
gop'pral manager qf tbe Soutbern Pa
cflc lines eastpf El Pasp. When Har
rlman socured. controof tbe Southern
Pftclflc ho advanccd Kruttschnltt to
hla prescnt positloq ln the mcrged.Un
loq Pacjfle systcm.
Not Newa to Hsr.
"I'vo got gredt nows foir'youl" crled
'What ls itr' askod hls Cousln Jen-
"J'ln gqlng to marry Mlnqlo Pretty
"Pshawl That's not nows. Sbo nsk
cd mo a month ago If l'd bo' her
brdcsmald." Cathollc Standard and
Octobcr 19-ai Vermont iitntc
Teachore mcet nt Montpelier.
Mystcry of Lost Jewels
Young Edgar Desmond, dcslrlng to
movo ln tho swlm of Boclcty and rcal
lzlng that wlthout a fortuno bo must
bo ablo to mako somo return for lnvl
tatlons, east nbout for n mcthod ot
dolng so. Ho could not slng or play on
any muslcal lnstrumcut Ho could not
lcnil tho cotlllton. Ono thlng bo could
do ho could work trlcka of slelght of
hand. By thls mcans bo gradually got
Invltcd to tbo best houses.
Ouo avcnlng Edgar attcndcd n tnrgo
ball glvcn by ono of soclcty's inagnntos.
Ho wns standlng in a room crowdcd
wlth pcoplo whon suddcnly ho oaw a
hnnd passed betweon two pcoplo nnd
a pcnrl nccklaco dropvcd from lt lnto
a fold of n lady's drcss, whlch formed
n sort of pockct. Tho lady wbo was
tho lnvoluntary rcclplcnt of tho Jcwcla
was Mlss Ilosn Malnwarlng, tho daugh
ter of u rlch bnnkcr.
Now, Desmond waa ono of tbosc sclf
contalncd fellows wlth an cyoconstnnt
ly to buslncss wbo nlways gct on. ln
a twlnkllng be bad formed n plnn to
turn wbat bb bad Been to groat nd
vnutngo. A thlcf had doubtlcss pur
lolncd tbo nccklaco and for somo rca
son had bcen obllgcd to got rld of lt
Tbls rcnsou was soon cxplalncd. Hcur
lng a coimnotlon ln tbo ball, Desmond
went thero and found ono of tho
gucsts, ltobert Cbambcrlln, a young
man of lrreproacbablo cbaractcr, be
lng scnrcbed by a prlvnto dctcctlvo
for tbo nccklaco wblch bad bcen mo
mcntnrlly lald off ln tbo ladlcs' rob
lng room and bad dlsappearcd. A
mnld had reportcd scelng n man ln
tbo roblng room wben no ono elso was
tbcro nnswcrlng to tho dcscrlptlon of
Cbambcrlln. Of courso tbo jewels
wcro not found.
Tho dctectlvo retlred ln confuslon.
Nevcrthclcss tbo nows of tbo accusa
tlon .soon spread, nnd Cbambcrlln
found blmself ln n very unenvlablo
posltlon. Desmond sought tbe hostcss
and Bald to ber: .
"lf you wlll pormlt mo to entertaln
somo of your gucsts by n few slelght
of band- trlclcs I thlnk I can add to
tbo eclnt of your ball."
"Certalnly, Mr. Desmond. I would
havo BUggestcd It mysclf, but dld not
llko to trcspass on your amlablllty."
Ton mlhutos later n numbcr of
guests wero nssembled ln tbo muslc
room, Edgar motmted a plntform
usert for muslcal purposes and dellght
cd them wlth bls maglc.
"Tho noxt trlck," sald Edgar, "I
cnll tbo lost necklnco. Perbaps you do
not all know tbat Mrs. Wortb 1ms lost
a valuable pcnrl nccklaco."
A palnful constralnt foll on tbo audl
cnce. "Mnglc ls worthlcsa lf lt can't ro
etore stolon property. In other words,
tbla nccklaco ls not ln tbo posaesslon
of n thlef, but of an estlmablo lady
wboso integrlty ls unquestloncd." 1
Tbo constralnt was turncd lnto a
"Let mo see," taplng blflforehead
and closlng hls oycs. "Twlce" four nro
elght, wblch, belng dlvlded by two,
glves four. In n fold ot tho dress of
tbo fourth lady slttlng in tbe elgbtb
row of cbairs tho nocklace wlll bo ;
'Stopplng down from tho platform,
Edgar advancod to Mlss Malnwarlng
and, pqttltig bls band lnto tbo told.
took out tho nccklaco, beld lt nloft,
tbon handed it to tbo lady who bad
Tboro wpa a clapplng of bands. not 1
vpry oxprcsslvo of opprecintlon of Ed-
gqp s siuu, but of rojolclng nt tbo aia
covery tbat tho wbplo- htfnlr was a
trlck. NoverthelpsB Edgar wns blamod.
"Thnt fcllow wlll atop at-notblng,"
"Somo dny bo'll get blmself In trou
blo wltb hls trlcks," 8ald anothcr.
"Ho bud no businoss," sald n tbird,
to qao nny guest for tbe purposo of
dlsplaylng bls akill wlthout tbat gucst's
"Hnvc 1 yonr purdon," sald Edgar to
Mlss Malnwarlng, "for placlng tbo
pocklacp wlth you 7"
Mlss Malqwprlng grantcd tbo par
don. but wlth no good graco.
Edgar sauntcred away, ps though in
ditrercnt to tbo eCfect be .bad produced,
but as soon as bo got out of tho room
bo bastened to tho hostcss nnd bcggcd
bcr t .asscmblp tbo tbree perspns ln
tprpstp4 ln n prlvnto room. Wben they,
tbe bbstesa Iqplnded. cnmp togotber
Rdgar closcd tbe door nnd sald:
"Tbls mattor df tbo necklqco waa
moro serlous than ls supposed, and bad
I not ncted as I dld lt mlght bavo re
tultcd vory uuploasantly. Tbo ncck
laco was undoqbtedly stolen. and I
paw n bnpd drop Jt ln Mlss Malnwnr-.
jqg'a dress- Ha(J I rpveqcd tbo fact
tberp aro spmp who wpuld. mvp fa.ncled
j wlshcd to. acrppn hor nnfl. bavo.us
pocted 6vonr,sp' pqpo q pcrson as sh.
You. too,-"Mr. Cbambcrlln. would havo
rpmalqcd under susplclon. By leadlng
the audlence to bollove tbat lt waa u
raero trlck botb thcso dlsngreeablc fea
turos bnve bcen avoldcd, our hostcss ls
Bpprpd bavlng bad a cloud east over
her ball. whllp Mra. Wortb ls repos
Bsged of bor property. I alono wlll
Biitfor wltb tho guoste for pcrpctratlng
such n trlck."
Every ono. prcsent looked .nt Edgar
wlth nstonlshment mlngled wlth nd
m Ira tlon at .hls 'unselflsbncss.
Wben the affalr' came to thc ears of
Mss Malnwarlng's father, ho deter
mlnpd nt qqco tq nrnll hlmsplf of tbo
,sorvp'o3 qf ,n yoqpg ronn wlth sucb
grpnt ablllty In grnsnlnK exlcenclcs.
Edgar not only ovqntuqlly booarao hls
panqer. nut marrled hls daughter.
ThP Flret Tobaeeo.
Tho flrst reqorded mentlon of tobaeeo-
ls ln Columbqs' dlary for Nov, 20.
1402. Tho use of tbe woed was soon
Jntroduced "into tho Sppnlsh ponlnsuln.
nnd nbout lrCO tho Frencb nnlbasBador
nt Llsbon, Jean Nlcot, scnt somo ot tbe
hprb qto Franop, wheq lt wns: qamod
n honor of tho sepdcr Nlootlana. It
spoms to havo bcen flrst brought to
Englqnd by Lane's roturnlng colonlsta
Elm Treo Pross. Fino Printing
IN THE WORLD OF
Bobby Byrno, tho National
League's Best Thlrd Sackcr.
Photo by Amerlcan Preis Asaoolatlon.
Bobby-Byrne ls now consldered the
best thlrd basemnn ln tho- National
lenguc. .The Plttsburg Plrntes' thlrd
bnscrann bas playcd a billllant gamo
all thls scason and lcads nll bls rlvnU
ln flcldlng. As bunt grabber Bobby
ia ln n class by blmself. Hls spctnly
basc runnlqg and hls tlmcly hlttlng
havo won many gnmes for tho I'lratua
Klaua Anxloua to Maet PapVce. .
Frnnk Klaua la qoy on tbe wurpnth.
Tho Plttsburg middlcwelght bns post-
cd. n forfclt to mcet nny man of hls
welght ln tho world, Papke prefcrred.
Pnpko can no longcr nlTord to'lgnore
challcnges from tbe beur cat who has
bcen taklng on nll tho tough boys nnd
whose mcasuro nono" bas been nblo to
Klaua reccntly trimmed Cyclone
Jobnny Thompson, wbo not long ago
earncd a declslon over Papke. Tho lat-
ter bas run .out of sovcrnl proposed
bouts wltb Klaus, and lf bo falls to
como to tlmo now Engle wlll bo per-
foctly justlflcd ln clalmlng tbo tltle
for Plttsburg's favorlto son, and. Klaus
wlll bo recognlzed as tho premler of
tbo class over whlch such .cclebrltlcs
as Jack Dumpsey, Bob Fltzslmmoni
and Stanley Ketchol formerly ruled.
Trottsr Udla'n Qulto Partloular.
Ublan, tbo world's champlon trotter,
ts a mlghty partloular pleco of horso-
ucau wuuu t cuiues lu unaKing wuier.
Not so very long ago Tom Logan, who
la proud of belng Ublan's vnlct, blt
upon tbo plnn of furnlsblng Ublan
wlth sprlng wnter to drlnk. Tom flg
nrcd ho would givo the geldlng n treat
for a fcw dnys, but he had no lnten
tlon of continulng tbe prnctlco. When
Logan trled 'to chango' from sprln'g wa
tor to the old vnrlety for Uhlan thero
wn8 nothlng' dolng. Tho star per
former posltlvoly refused to drlnk.
Thnt's why Logan makcs n flvo mllc
trlp on a motorcyclo every mornlng to
provlde Uhlan wlth sprlng water to
Frankle Burna to Re-entar Rlng.
Krnnklo Burna, tho Callfornla llght
wolght wbo wna dcfeatcd by Cham
plon Ad Wolgnst ln n furlous bnttle at
San Frnnctsca a fow months ngo, haa
dcclded to rcsumo opcrntlons ln the
rlng durlng tho comlng scason, nnd he
ls now Teady to match up wlth nny ot
the boys of hls wolght Belng only
twcnty years old, Burns flgure8 that
"je can wlth constabt practlco and ex
porlcnco cllmb blgb up tho ladder ln
;ho next year and oventually stand a
pretty good cbance of wlnnlng the
Ightwelght champlonshlp. Ho can at
teast Tnoko n good Uvlng nt the game,
!or hls servlces wlll .surcly be in de
maqd owlng to tbe- splcndld battle he
Mllan Playlng Qrand Ball.
Olydo Mllan, the, clevcr outflelder of
.tbo Washington Americans, ls .qccupy
lng n vpry promlnent posltlon in the
records among the jcrack players of the
Amerlcan ldague. He ls tbird nmong
tno uaso rnnncrs and tcntb ln run get-
ting and as n Blugger. Tho fact that
ho ls on n tenta whlch down in the
ruco whllO tho players wbp exdeed. hlm
iro on wlnnlng toams makcs' hls show-
UK Ull 1 11 1 111 11 li: It'lllllllvllllit'. 1 1 1 1 M IM
nndoubtedly Mllan's best year-ln base-
Inff TTa Una 1. 1 . M 1
t l Hli U 11 .3 DUUtVU U IUI Ul lUipiUtC-
. ,H 1 . 1 H
t" I n 1 1 13 nnnti o 1 il f n n'HVr n mnmtinf
rank stlll hlgher,-
Johnson to Play Hockey In Canada.-
Ernlo Johnson, for many years onel
of the beijt players of the Waudorerl
bockey team of Montrcal. bns slgnec
r contrnct to plny hockey in Calgaryl
Panadn, next winter at a salary oJ
May Apnea'l For Olymplo Fiind.
All mem.bers ofHhe'Ainnteur Athlctll
nnlon mny bd asked" to contrlbuto tf
lUo fund to send an Amcrlcnn 'team td
tho piymplef gamea tit Stocbholra.'nea
Vafl-tn Coaeh .WfRAAnnlH.
nnrry Vnll has" 'accepted tho positloj
3f hcad rowlntr coach of tho UnlTei
uty or wisconam.
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