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! I' ft"rHM H. Jbe Doctor's By Hesba ..H.h.4--M-4-M-J"!-4--:JJ":--;!.:-H"1' SrfA:W CHAI'TElt XVI.-(ConlImioiI.) "You inc looking nitlior low," b!ii nlil trlmnpliiititly "rntlior lilttp, I illicit nny. Ir tlii-ru mi) tiling the mutter with joitV Your fine Is in hi tie as n flihlle. l'crhnpt It U the den flint innkot you melnncltoly. "Not nt nil," I nnsworcd, trying to twak hrNkly: "I urn nil old ?nllor. Per liupt you will feci melancholy liynuil by." Luckily for me, my prophecy wns fill filleil shortly uftor, for the tiny wns roiiKh (IkiiikIi to proiliicu uiiuoiiifortnMu m-ntm-tloiW In tlioe who were not ohl snllorn like myself. My tormentor wns pros trnte to the lint moment. When we iiiiehorcil nt the entrance of the Crciix. mill the wiiull limit enme out to entry nt nxlinrc, 1 inniinitcil cnnlly to cciire n iihico III the llrst, nlid to lose ulliht of her ill the liimtle of InnillliK. As con nn my feet touched tho ohore 1 Htnrt id off nt my Mwlftcit piao for the Havre Goiellu. But 1 had not far to bo, for nt Vnudln's Inn, which Mnitils nt the top of the steep lane rutinlng fiom tho Creux llnrhor, 1 unw Taidlf at tho door. He camo to mo lUKlnntly, nml wo snt down on n low xtono wall on the roadside, but well out of henrliiK of any ears but each other'," "Xardlf," 1 said, "has iiiuin'ivlle told jou her secret V" "Yex, jes." Im answered; "poor Httla soul! and she l n hundredfold dearer to me now than before. Hut inam'zello U not here. She Is Kolle!" "Gone!" 1 ejaculated. 1 could not ut ter another word; but I stnrcd nt him ns If my ejes could tear further Informa tion from him. "Yes," he said: "that lady enmo Inst week with Miss Dobree, your cousin. Then niain'r.ello told mo nil, and wo took counsel together. It was not snfo for her to slay any loimer, though 1 would lmvc died for her Kindly. Hut what could tc done' We knew she must Ko else where, nnd the next mornlns 1 rowed her over to 1'eter-port In tlmo for tho (tentner to IhiRliind. 1'oor llttla thlnei poor little hunted soul!" 'Tnnllf," I wild, "did slio lenvo no mcssaKo for mcY" "Hhe wrote u letter for you," ho snld, "the very last thlnif. She did not ro to bed that nk'ht. neither did I. I wns co- Int: to lose her, doctor, nnd she had been like the Hitht of the sun to me. Hut w hat could I do? She wns tcrritled to death nt tho thought of her hutbnnd claiming her. I promised to give the letter Into your own Intuitu. Here it Is: It had been lylug in his breast pocket, nnd the edges were worn already. He pnvo It to mo lliigcrlngly, as If loth to pnrt with It. The tourists wcro coming up in greater numbers, nnd I mndo n retreat hastily towards n uulot nnd re mote part of tho cliffs seldom visited hi Little Hark. There, with the sea, which had carried her nwuy from me, playing buoyantly nmongst tho rocks, I read her farewell letter. It run thus: "My Dear Friend I nm glnd 1 enn call you my friend, though nothing enn i ever come of our friendship nothing, for we may not seo olio another ns other friends do. I nm compelled to tleo nwny gain from this quiet, peaceful home, where you and Tnnllf have been so good to me. 1 began to feel perfectly iafo here, and all at oneo tho lefugo fails me. It breaks my heart, but I must go, and my ouly glndtiess is that it will bo good for you. Uy mid by you will forget me, and return to your cousin Julia, and be hnppy just us you once thought you should be ns you would have been but for me. You must think of mu ns one dead. I am quite dead lost to you. "Good-by, my dear friend; good-by, good-by I OLIVIA." Tho last Hue wns written in a shaken, irregular hand, and her iiamo was half blotted out, ns if u teur had fallen upon it. I remained there nlono on tho wild and solitary cliffs until it was time to return to the steamer. Turd If was wnltlng for mo nt the en trance of the llttlu tunnel through which the road pnsscri down to tho harbor. Ho did not spenk at Urst. but ho drew out of his pocket tin old leather pouch tilled with yellow papers. Amongst them lay ii long curling tress of shining hair. Hu touched it gently as if it bad feeling and consciousness. "You would llko to havo it, doctor'" he said. "Ay," I answered, and that only. I could not venture upon another word. CIIAPTEIt XVII. Three mouths paused slowly nwny af ter my mother's death. Dr. Dobree, who was utterly inconsolable tho lirst few weeks, fell into nil his old mniindorlng, pbllaiiderlug ways ngalli, spending hours upon his toilet, and paying devoted at tentions to every passable woman who came ucross his path. My temper grow like touchwood; the least spark would set it a blaze. I could not take such things in good part. Wo hud been nt daggers drawn for a day or two, ho and I, when one morning 1 was astonished by the appearance of 1 Julia in our consulting room, soon after my father, having dressed himself elnbo ratcly, had quitted tho house. JuIIu'h face wns ominous, the upper Up very straight, and u frown upon her brow. "Martin," sho began In n low key, "I nm coino to tell you something that fills me with shamo and anger. I do not know how to contain myself, I could never ihnvo believed that I could havo been so blind and foolish. Hut it seems as it I were doomed to bo deceived and disap pointed on every hand I who would not deceive or disappoint anybody In thed worl. I declare it makes mo quite 111 to think of It. Just look at my bunds, how they tremble," "Your nervous system is out of order," I remarked. "It Is the world that is out nf order," sho said petulantly; "I mil well enough. On, I do not know however I um to tell ' ou. Thero uro some things it is u shame to speak of," "Must you spenk of tlieiin" I nsked. "Yes; you must know, you will have to know ull sooner or Inter, If my poor, dear aunt knew of it sho could not rest in her grave. Murtlu, cannot you guess? Are men born so dull that they cannot see what is going on under their own eyes?" "I havo not tho least Idea of what you nre driving at," I answered, "Sit down and culm yourself," "How long Is It since ray poor, dear aunt died?" "You know as well as I do," I replied, wondering that she should touch tho wound so roughly. "Three months next Sunday," "And Dr. Dobrev," sho said In a bitter accent then stopped, looking mo full lu the face. I had never heard ht call my lather Dr, Dobree In ay life, fjilemtna s; Stretton "What now?" I asked. "What has my unlucky father been doing now?" "Why," she exclaimed, stamping her foot, whllo the Mood mantled to her fore head, "Dr. Dnhrcc Is lu linstu to tnko a second wife! Ho Is Indeed, my poor Mnr tin. He wishes to bo married luuncdl ntely to that viper, Kntu Daltrey." "ImpoxlMel" I cried, stung to the quick by these words. I remembered my mother's mild, Instlucthe dislike to Knto Dalttey, and her harmless hopo that I would not go over to her side. Go over to her side! No. If sho set her foot Into this house as my mother's successor, 1 would never dwell under the samo roof. As soon its my father made her his wlfo I would cut Hi) self adrift from them both. Hut he knew that; he would never ven ture to outrage my mother's memory or my feelings lu such n llngrant manner. "It Is possible, for It Is true," snld Ju lia. "They havo understood ench other for these four weeks. You may call it an engagement, for it is one; and I neer suspected them, not for n moment! Couldn't you take out a commission of lunacy ngaiust him? He must be mud to think of such a thing." "How did you llnd It out?" I Inquired. "Oh, I wns so nshniiied!" sho snld. "You see 1 hnd not the falntet shadow of a suspicion. I hnd left them in the drawing room to go upstairs, nnd 1 thought of something 1 wnnted, and went buck suddenly, nnd there they were his nrm around iter wnlst, nnd her head on his shoulder ho with his gray hairs, tool She says she Is the same ago ns me, but sho Is forty If she Is n day. Tho simple tons! I did not know what to say, or how to look. I could not get out of the room ngnln ns if I had not seen, for I cried, 'Oh!' nt the first sight of them. Then I stood stnrlng at them; but I think they felt as uncomfortable as 1 did." "Julia," I said, "I shall leave Guern sey before this marriage can como off. I would rather break stones on the high way than stny to see that woman lu my mother's place. My mother disliked her from the tirst." "I know It," she replied, with tonrs In her eyes, "and I thought it was nothing but prejudice. It wns my fault, bringing her to Guernsey. Hut 1 could not beur tho Idea of her coming ns mistress here. I said so distinctly. 'Dr. Dobree,' I snld, 'jou must let mo remind you that tho house Is mine, though you have paid me no rent for jenr. It you ever tnko Knto Daltrey Into It, I will put my n (fairs luto n notary's hands. 1 will, upon my word, nnd Julia Dobree never broke her word yet.' That brought him to his sensea better than anything. He turned very pale, and snt down beside Kate, hardly knowing what to say. Then she began. Hhe said If I wns cruel, she would bo cruel, too. Whatever grieved you, Mar tin, would grieve me, mid she would let her brother, Hichnrd Foster, know whero Ollvln was." "Does she know whero she Is?" I asked eagerly, in u tumult of surprise nnd hope. "Why, lu Knrk, of course," she replied. "What! Did you never know that Olivia left Mark beforo my mother's death?" I said, with n chill of disap pointment. "Did I never tell you she was gone, nobody knows whero?" "You have never spoken of her in my hearing, except once you recollect when, Martin? Wo have supposed sho wns still living In Tiirdif's house. Then there Is nothing to prevent me from carrying out my threat. Knto Dnltrey shall never enter this house ns mistress." "Would you have given It up for Olivia's sake?" I asked, marveling nt her generosity. "I should have done It for your sake," she answered frankly. "Hut," 1 snld, reverting to our original topic, "if my father has set his mind upon marrying Knto Daltrey, ho will brave anything." "Ho is a dotard," replied Julia. "Ho positively makes me dread growing old. Who knows what follies one may bo guil ty of lu old nge! I never felt nfrnld of It before. Knto says she has two hun dred a year of her own, nnd they will go mid llvo on that lu Jersey, if Guernsey becomes unpleasant to them. .Murtlu. sho Is a lper she Is indeed. And I havo mndo such n friend of her! Now I shall havo no one but you nnd tho Careys, Why wasn't I initialled with Johanna us my friend?" Kite stayed nn hour longer, turning over this imweleomo subject till wo had thor oughly discussed every point of it. In the evening, after dinner, I spoke to my father briefly but decisively upon tho samo topic. After a very short and very sharp conversation, thero remnlned no alternative for mo but to miiko up my mind to try my fortune once more out of Guernsey, I wrote by tho next mull to Jaek Senior, telling him my purpose. I did not wait for my father to commit tho Irreparable folly of his second mar riage. Guernsey hud hocoino hateful to me. In splto of my exceeding love for my native Islund, moro beautiful In tho eyea of its people than nuy other spot on earth, I could no longer bu hnppy or nt peace there. Julia could not concent her i egret, but I left her lu tho charge of Captain Carey nnd Johatiua, Hliu prom ised to be my faithful correspondent, ami I engaged to write to her regularly. There existed hctu'u.,i us the half-betrothal to which o hud pledged ourselves tit my dying mother's urgent request. Mho would wnlt far the time when Olivia wns no loin-r tlm Vt in my heart; then she would fie willing to become my wife. Hut If ever that day camo sho would require me to give up my position in Kuglaud, and settle down for life in Guernsey. Fairly, then, I wiih launched upon tho career of u physician In the great city, ns ii partner with Jack and his father. Tho completeness of the chaugo suited me, Nothing here, lu scenery, atmos phere or society, could remind me of the fretted past. The troubled waters sub sided into it dull calm, us fur us emotional life went. To he sure, the Idea crossed me often that Olivia might bo in Lon don el en In the same street with um. I never caught sight of u faded gieeu dress but my steps were huriled, mid I followed till I was sure that tho wearer was not Ollvln. Hut I was uwuro that tho chances of our meeting were ho small that I could not count upon them. Even if I found her, what then? Hliu wns as far away from me as though the Atlantic rolled betweeu us. If I only kuew that sho wns safe, nnd as happy us tier sad destiny could let her be, 1 would bo con tent. Thus I was thrown entirely upon my profession for Interest and occupation. I gave myself up to It with an energy that nroaied Jack, and sometimes surprised myself. Dr. 'Senior, who as an old vet eran laved It with ardor for Its own take, woa delighted with my enthusiasm. He prophesied great things for me. pawed my But wlutwr 1 Londoo. CI1APTKH XVIII. Early In the spring t leeched a letter from Julia, dcslilng nm to look out for apartments, somewhere In my neighbor hood, for herself and Johanna and Cap tain Caiey. They wcte coining to Lon don to spend two or three months of the season. I had not had any task so agree nblo slnco I left Guernsey. Jack wus hospitably noxious fur them to come to our own house, but I knew they would not listen to such a propositi. 1 found some suitable rooms for them, however, whero I could be with them tit nny time In llvo minutes. On the appointed day I met them ut Waterloo station, mid In stalled them In their new upiiltmeiits. It struck me that Julia was looking better and huppier than I had seen her look for n long time. Her black dress suited her, and gave her n style which sho never had in colors. Her complex ion looked dark, but not sallow; and her brown hair was certainly more becom ingly arranged. Her iippearance was that of n v. ell-bred, eiiltlvuled, almost elegnut woman, of whom no muu need bu nsliaiued. Johanna was simply her self, without the least perceptible change. Hut Cnptalu Carey nu-ain looked ten j ears younger, nnd was evidently tnkltig pnlns with his nppciirnncc. I was moro than satisnod, I was proud of all my friends. "Wo want you to come nnd have n long talk with us to-morrow," s.ild Jo hanna; "It Is too Intu to-night. We shall bo busy shopping In the morning, but can you como In the evening?" "Oh, yes," I auswered; "I am nt leis ure most evenings, and I count upon spending them with .Null. I can escort you to as tunny places of amusement us you wish to visit." "To-morrow, then," she snld, "wo shnll tnko ten ut eight o clock. 1 bude them good-night with n lighter heart than 1 had felt for n long while. I helil Julia's liund tho longest, looking Into her fnee earnestly, till It Hushed nnd glowed n little under my scrutiny. "True henrtl" I said to myself, "true nnd constant! nnd I have nothing, nnd shall have nothing, to offer It but the nshes of ii dead loie. Would to heaven," I thought its I liuced along Urook street, "1 had never been fated to seo Olivia!" I was punctual to my tlmo tho next day. I snt among them quiet nnd si lent, but revelling in this partial return of olden times. When Julia poured out my ten, nnd passed It to me with her white hand, I felt Inclined to kiss her jeweled lingers. If Captain Carey had not been present I think I should have done so. We lingered over the plensnnt meal. At the close Captain Carey announced that he wus about to leave us ntone to gether for mi hour or two. 1 went down to the door with him, for he hnd mndo mo n mysterious slgnnl to follow him. In the hull he whispered n few Incomprehen sible sentences Into my ear. "Don't think anything of me, my boy. Don't sacrlllco youiself for me. I'm nn old fellow compared to you, though I'm not fifty yet; everybody In Guernsey knows that. So put me out of the ques tion, Martin. 'There's many n slip 'twlxt the cup nnd the lip.' That I know qultd well, my denr fellow." lie wus gone before I could nsk for nn explanation. I returned to tho drnwlng room, pondering over his words. Johan na and Julia were sitting side by slflo on tho sofa, In the darkest corner of the room. "Come here, Martin," said Johanna; "we wish to consult you on a subject of great Importance to us ull." 1 draw up n chnlr opposlto to them nnd snt down, much ns If It wus nbottt to be a medical consultation. "It Is nearly eight months since your poor dear mother died," remarked Jo hniinn. Eight months! Yes; nnd no one know whnt those eight months hud been to me how desolatel how empty! "Yon recollect," continued Johnnnn, "how her heart was set on your marriage with Jullit, uml the promise you both made to her on her deathbed?" "Yes," I answered, bending forwnrd and pressing Julia's hand, "I remember every word." There wus a minute's silence nfter this; nnd I waited lu some wonder us to what this prelude wns lending to. "Murtlu," nsked Johuniiii, in n solemn tone, "uro you forgetting Olivia?" "No," I snld, dropping Julia's hand ns the Imago of Olivia Hushed across me reproachfully, "not ut nil. What would jou have mo say? She Is ns denr to mo nt this moment us sho ever was." "I thought you would suy so," she re plied; "I did not think yours wns u love thnt would quickly puss nwuy, if It ever does. There uro men who can love with the constuiiey of a womuii. Do you know anything of her?" "Nothing," I snld despondently; "1 have no cluo us to where sho may be now." "Nor, has Titrdlf,' she continued; "my brother and I went across to Surk last week to nsk him." "Thnt wus very good of you," I Inter rupted. "It wns partly for our own sokes," sho suld, blushing faintly. 'Murtlu, Tar dif says that it you havo once loved Ollvlu, It is otico for nil. You would never conquer it. Do you think thnt this Is true? Ho ciindld with us." "Yes," I answered, "It Is true. I could never love again as I love Ollvln." "Then, my dour Martin," said Johan na, very softlj-, "do jou wish to keep Julia to her promise?" 1 started violently. What! did Julia wish to be released from that seml-eu-gngement, ami bo free? Was It possible that nuy ouu else coveted my place lu her arfeet Ions, and in the new house which we had titled up for ourselves? 1 felt liko the dog In the manger. It seem ed an uuhenrd-uf encroachment for nny persou to como between my cousin Julia mid me. "'Do you nsk mo to set you freo from your promise, Julln?" I asked, somewhat sternly. (To bo continued.) How to llfcomo Wealthy. Iiiu Now Hiiiupslilro city thero dwells nu octogenarian physician who, lu addi tion to his wldo medical sUIII, Is known fur uml wldo us ii dispenser of blunt philosophy. Tho oilier clay a young man of hU ucqimlutnueu culled ut 111 olllce. "I havo not como for pills this time, doctor," said the visitor, "but for ad vice. You havo lived tunny year in thts world of toll nnd trouble nnd have hud much experience. I am young ami I want you to tell mo how to get rich." The uged nruutltlouer gazed through hla classes at tho young mail nnd lu a dollberuto tontysuld: "Yes, I can tell you. You nro young nnd can accomplish your object If you will. Your plan Is this: First, bo indus trious and economical. Have an much as possible and spend ns little, l'llc up tho dollars aud put them ut Interest. If you follow out these Instructions by Uio tlmo you reach my ago you'll bo as rich as Croesus aud as mean ns h I," Buffalo Commercial. The coquetto la able to flirt a fan and fan a flirt sltnultaoeouslr. THE OMNIQRAPH. An Instrument Which Slmnllflee In atructloit In Telegraph). An Instrument which Is designed to simplify Instruction In tclcgiuphy, nnd to Impart In n comparatively short time n complete Intowlcdgo ot tho Morso alphabet, bus recently been In troduced by n company lu New York city, l'nteitts lmvc been npplled for. The Ouiiilgruph, us the Instittmetit Is called, consists of n imsebourd on which are secured tin ordinary key nnd sounder, between which a disk Is mounted, formed on Its periphery with teeth. A spring contact adjacent to the Wheel engages the peripheral teeth of the disk. Although Irregular, tho nrriiugenient of the tectli Is uibltrury. For If tho disk bo rotated by menus of a small eriiuk-shnft geured with the dlsk-slinft, the spring contact Is forced outwardly by this teeth, but drops back by its own elasticity, nnd thus makes nnd breaks the circuit. The experi enced telegraph operator detecting these makes and breaks ut the sounder, reeogtib.es tliein ns tho dots uml dashes of the Morse alphabet. A closu Inspec tion ,of tho disk would i event to him that the teeth tit c so urriinged its to spell the sentence. "John quickly ex teinporb.ed lle tow bugs." If the disk be rotated forwnrdly, this sentence, Tllll OMNIOltAI'lt. thus oddly worded to Include every let ter In the alphabet, Is ticked off at the sounder; If rotated In the opposite di rection, the sentence will be telegraph ed backward. The disk Is completely, under the con trol of the students. It can be rotated as slowly ns desired; or It can be so rapidly turned that Its curious sen tence will bo received at the sounder with a speed that would open the eyes of n good operator. Moreover, the message on the desk Is transmitted with a distinctness and fnultlessness which tho most perfect operator enn never hope to attain. At Urst blush It might seem that tho student simply learns otto sentence forward and back ward, nnd that the Instrument Is a good teacher only within very narrow limits. Hut this disk enn be partially rotated forward and backward any number of times, In any place, so that the letter to be transmitted cannot pos sibly be anticipated. Thus the student learns how to receive n cipher message, tho meaning of which ho cannot know. When sutllclent proficiency tins been obtained lu receiving messages from tho sounder, the student can learn to transmit messages lu the regular meth od by means of the key which forms pnrt of the apparatus. WORTH NEARLY A BILLION. For Ten Years John U. Rockefeller' In camo Hu. Ilceti :iO,OOO,O0O u Year. The statement has been published In New York upon tho authority of a Wall street banker, who has close business relationship with tho Standard Oil Company, that John D. ltockefeller's wealth Is now nearly 1,UUO,000,000. The following table of tho oil king's holdings Is given: Standard Oil stock, $:iOO,000.000; Uni ted States steel stock. $".1,000,000; Amalgamated Copper, JfW.OOO.OOH; American Sugar, $L'0,000,000; gas coin- niLMOXAlllK llOCKKl'Kt.I.KII. panics In Greater Now York, $83,000, 000; gas companies In other cities, $30, 000,000; railway securities, 8200,000, 000; Industrial mid miscellaneous, $150,000,000; realty, ?ir,000,000. Total, $045,000,000. Tho banker Is quoted as saying: "I don't think nuy man will deny that Mr. Hockcfcllcr lias made an averago of $30,000,000 n year for ten years. Tho reinvestment of this sum alone, sup posing ho had no principal, at R per cent compound Interest, would menu tho addition of moro than $400,000,000 to Ills riches. "His Standard Oil holdings In threo or four years have doubled lu market value; his railway and other securities have advanced tremendously, nnd In tho past threo years his wealth has In creased to a stun which would astonish the American people If thn actual fig ures wero laid before them." HOW TO SECURE HAPPINESS. Author or "Heavenly Twins" impresses Her Opinion. To an audience assembled In St. George's Hull Mine. Saruh Grand, who quite recently addressed herself to tho alluring subject of "mere man," dis coursed upon the above theme, which furnished her with not a few opportuni ties for satirical but ou the wholo good humored comment on human aud so cial follies and foibles, Mrs. Grand Is a tlueut and voluble lecturer, whoso rapidly .expressed ut terance would paralyze tho efforts ot the most expert stenographer, but, In the malu, her monograph resolved It self luto au optimistic reply to Mr, Mallook's tlme-wom conundrum, "Is llfo worth living?" At tho samo tlmo her observation of things and people does not always lead her luto rosento patLF of criticism. Thus, on the sub ject of men's kindness as distinct from women's sho lays It down that "It Is more often the expression ot their own satisfaction than the outcome ot a do aire to please." On the other hand, be cencludea that mm understand Vu P l-lSt- ca w?Ja ,..1,1.1 . q !, ,lM.1f I WW, l .1 nrt of happiness far better than wom en. There Is nothing new or .startling In the proposition that "there Is Joy to be found In congenial work, just ns In congenial play," but Mrs. Grand's sly remark thnt people detlve solneo from the disagreeable business of getting up early on a cold morning from the alts of superiority they can assume for tho rest of the dny Is not without humor. The highest forms of happiness, she declared, uro easily attained. "The simple hospitality offered with grace nnd nffectlon glvta far more pleasine than the luagnlllcetit ciiteitnliiineiits of tho rich, whoso imprudence and self satisfaction are only equaled by the Itrltatlon they excite In their guests." Indeed, ticeordlng to this Indy novelist, "In smart society there Is no such thing ns 'noblesse oblige.' " Furthermore, she Is of opinion thnt, although the art of happiness Is still lu Its Infancy, "everybody knows bow to be disagree able," and that one grout cause of tin happiness Is "our Indifference to the happiness of others." Mrs. Grand pleaded, not a little elo quently, for "harmonious surround ings" us being among the makings of happiness In life, lu the home ono should nvohl the trumpery nnd the tttwdry, and be content to Iinvo nbout one a few good, beautiful things. It wns no surprise to learn front her lips that every girl ought iri be encouraged to work and become. Independent, aud her description of marriage as "the most arduous of all professions for a woman" must be reckoned among tho lecturer's most effective epigram. London Telegraph. FAMOUS WESTERN PREACHER. Uev. Dr. 1 nomas Is n Power In the Christian MlnUtry of Chicago. One of the most famous Drenchers In Im West Is He v. Dr. II. W. Thomas, nf Chicago, pastor of the 1'cople's Chuf-li. Moro than twepty-one years ago Dr. Thomas was deposed its a preacher of the Methodist Kplseopal Church. His views were first criti cised as being unorthodox, and at the Hock Itlver conference he wns nsked to withdraw from the church, which he UK.Y. Il. H. W. THOMAS. refused to do. His trial for heresy was ordered, based upon three counts. The first was unbelief In the Inspiration of the lllble; the second was of heterodox teachings ns to the doctrine of atone ment; and the third was as to the end less punishment of lost souls. Ho wns condemned ou the last two counts, but tho vote was close. With the church closed to him Dr. Thomas was not without a strong fol lowing, and his next sermon wns preached to these from the stage of Hooley's Theater. This was the begin ning of the People's Church, which now fills McVlcker's Theater every Sunday morning, nnd whose Inllueuces have been widening for more tlmti a score of years. Dr. Thomas Is lu his seventieth year. Ho to-day Is ono of the most lib eral of Christian teachers. Ho Is reach ing out for men, Irrespective of creed. Ho often says: "When I first began to preach we preachers were lighting each other so hard we had no strength left with which to fight tho devil." In the pulpit Dr. Thomas Is a striking figure. Ills speech Is slow and meas ured. Ho has no tricks of oratory, no gesticulations, nothing theatrical. Only ns he warms to his subject his speech quickens and bis voice rises In his earn estness. His sermons nro clear, lucid, and finished, and when ono has gone out from his church he finds that he has absorbed a lesson. How They Slot. Ilennct llurlelgb, tho F.ngllsh war correspondent, Is authority for the fol lowing strange story: Ono day last autumn two officers, newly arrived from different parts of up-country, met nt Cope Town. Hather lonely nnd a good deal bored, they scraped acquaint ance nnd found ono unother agreeable. When the dinner-hour came they agreed to dlno together. The keen edge of appetites having been taken off by a good dinner, tho senior officer became a trlflo moro ex pansive. "Do you know," snld lie, "I rather llko you, aud thero's something nbout you that seems familiar, as If wo had met before. I am MnJ. S. ot the " Thero was au unrehearsed scene as tho two khakl-clad warriors sprang to their feet and pounded ench other on tho back which Is the Briton's way of falling on the neck and weeping. They had not met for years, and tho baby brother had meantime sprouted Into a tall youth with- an Incipient mustache Hints as Model Diplomatists. The Popo Is a great admirer and friend of birds. In his library and In tho alcoves of his reception room u number ot them uro kept, and their chatter always Interests the Pontiff. "You see," Ho once said to a foreign minister who had called to pay his re spects, "theso birds nro my diplomats. Whenever I receive anyone hero ho can only mnko u report as to my amiability, and cnu seldom understand my words, becnuso tho chatter of theso' songstom drowns all that I say. Tho visitor often cannot tell whether I havo even spoken." Iltsoults. Young Bride Why, Charles, you don't seem to bo eating anything this morning. 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