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RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, TUESDAY, XOYEMUER 2. 1001.
THE STOLEN DYNAMO I A Story of n limtar i i Extract front the "Agony Column" of The Daily Telephone, Dec. 1, 1SSS: Dynamo Am aearcliing for yoa and intend to ' kill yon. Wlwn we come fare to face. e.t. writ, aorta or aouth. 1 will take my lawful vengeance. ic-riM. The electrical engineering works of Messrs. Bradley. Headstone & Co.. limited, were situated In Little John etreet, . Westminster. All day loiiy. from 6 a. m. to 5 p. m., you might hear the constant whir, whir of machinery, the shrill cry of the circular saw. the rattling and groaning of the belting as it flew round overhead, below and all around. All day long you might see tired men and boys bending over their latbea or vises, their faces as gray as the gray skies of Westminster, worn, weary and hopeless. It Is perhaps time that some act of parliament should get more reasonable working conditions for busy toilers, for, no matter how zealously Inclined, workers cannot thrive properly on the email amount of sleep necessarily In volved by the present hours of labor, nd the worn, haggard faces of the men show plainly bow small is tho amount of rest they enjoy as compared vith tho work performed during the day. Go any morning a Journey east ward in one of the workmen's trains and see what the meu are doinsr SJ tbey travel toward their toil. Reading? No. Smoking? No. Talking, Joking, quarreling? No. Not at all. Merely sleeping, endeavoring to catch a few moments m. re of oblivion before the day opens for them and the old task claims them once more. Surely such a lire is drudgery Indeed, and the won der Is that the constitution is able to bear It Tor so long a time. The 0:30 a. tn. train from riarnmer mith to Westminster bore its usual complement of dozing men one show ery morning in April, but there was a certain m.-.ii seated In a corner of a third class carriage whose wakeful ness tcuehed the abnormal. His eyes Slowed with the lurid light of excite ment, his cheeks burned with sup pressed fever; for John Steele was de bating In his brain the details of an ln Tentlon which if successful would rev olutionize the world of electrical gener ation. The man was a genius, and he was contemplating the formation of a new dynamo machine the simplicity and economy of which would only be equal ed by its enormous power of produc tion. Nearly all the expensive ele ments of dynamo construction would be eliminated from his new process, and it seemed to him as he sat on the bard bench and dreamed dreams that fame and fortune were close at hand now. For six years he had tolled In the ar mature winding room at Messrs. Brad ley, neadstone & Co.'s huge factory, taking small rest and no diversion. While his shopmates spent their even ings r.t ..!?" ' Li-ils. theaters or drink ing ! ' i :.? sat rigidly at work in his t 'z'ns concentrating him self wl-ii nigh superhuman energy on the details of his Invention. And now all was completed. The last word of the specification had been traced, the last line of the working drawings penciled out. The toil of six weary years of long, arduous days and hot. feverish nights had touched Its end. Today he was to interview Mr. Philip Headstone, the Junior director f the firm, and to lay before him the details of the apparatus. A small brown paper parcel lay beside the ln Tentor. The parcel contained all the data and drawings In connection with the dynamo. He stroked the package with loving hands. "Little parcel." he murmured, "you are going to bring me all that makes life worth living. Money, fame and glory all lie within you. for my dyna mo shall revolutionize the world. I know it I know it I know It." He patted the parcel again and then lapsed into thoughts which brought a scarlet tinge of Joy to his pallid cheek. Toward noon the Inventor took his way to the boardroom and tapped at the door. "Come in," said a quiet, well modulated voice, and a moment later John Steele stood in the presence of the Junior director, who eyed him keenly. b, ab, f course." he remarked carelessly. "You've come to spea to me about that fancy of yours In con nection with the dynamo, eh, my man?" "I hope and believe that it Is some thing more than a fancy, sir." replied Steele, speaking in a low. firm tone; "but you shall see for yourself." Mr. Fhilip Headstone whistled a few bars from an opera which be bad beard on the previous evening and then drew forth bis cigar case. "Fire away, my good chap," he said as he lit the weed, "but don't be longer than you can help, for I have to be in the city In an hour's time." "Ten minutes will suffice, sir, to chow you all there Is to see." "Good. Brevity Is the soul of specifi cations, eh? But. first of all. before I fiance-at the papers. let me bear your verbal description of your master piece." Stec'e did not appreciate the banter Ins tone ln which the young man spoke, but naturally he could not very well criticise his employer's words. He therefore held bis peace for a moment and then proceeded to explain In a few reO chosen word the detail of bis Mfceme. WU'S SUCCESSOR. Klatrait Trm, Who May u China's Minister Here. It is reported in Washington dipio matle circles, says the New o:'b World's correspondent, that Kint-ast Tseng. eMest sen of the lste .Msrqnl Tseng, who was one of China's ni"si famous diplomats, is t succeed 'Vt Ting Fang as Chinese minister here. Tseng is only thirty years old. but he Is regarded as one of china's brigutes: men. He is married ami has children Much of his life has been sii:t lc Mag land, where he studied at Kinj's i-i: lege, Oxfprd. On his graduation re turned to China and entered the u p lomatic service. He was advanced sl rapidly that when his father died lit did not take the title of iwarquis. Ite cause it meant relinquisl iu:4 his d:pio matic duties. A younger brother is now Marquis Tseng. Tseng's acquaintance v.:th Ameiicai: life Is remarkable. lie has been in New York several times. One of ibe arts he learned here was poker playing. Now Tseng is regarded as the best ex ponent of the great American game In all China. He has been stationed as secretary at some of the leading courts of Europe. Wu Ting Fang, the present Chinese minister, returned to the city the other niglit from his trip to Ann Arltor. Mich., where he delivered an address to the students. Mr. Wu said he had Dot re ceived any notice of his recall to China, a step which a Peking dispatch later said had been determined upon, nor had he received any intimation that he would be asked to return. . He said he would not be surprised if such action were contemplated, as he pow has served on the mission here more than a year longer thau the cus tomary time allowed by the foreign of fice at any one place viz, three years. He is simply holding over now. and his recall and the appointment of a suc cessor would be simply In line with es tablished practice. Mr. Wu's tenure has been very satis factory to the administration, and it is understood that it was through repre sentations of the officials here conveyed to the Chinese government that It was continued. When asked whether he would return to China If he were recalled, Mr. Wu replied: "Why shouldn't I? All my interests are there." KAISER ON TRUSTS. Sajr Monaa'a Shipping Combla la m Menace to 10 u rope. M. Fierre de Sepur gives a highly in teresting account in the curreut num ber of the Itevue de I'aris of the re ception given by the kaiser on board the Ilohenzollern to a party of French tourists at Odde, says a I'aris dispatch. Although the event took place far back In July, the statements attributed to the kaiser before his guests are none the less important at this junc ture. "His conversation with us," writes M. de Segur. "was chiefly about Amer ica. He evidences but slight enthusi asm for that eouutry. To him there is a menace for the future in the colossal trusts so dear to the Yankee million aire which tend to place an industry or an international exchange in the hands of a single individual or group of indi viduals. " 'Suppose, he said in substance, 'that a Morgan succeeds in combining under his flag several of the oceanic lines. He loes not occupy any official position In this country outside of the influence derived from this wealth. It would therefore be impossible to treat with him if it should happen that an international incident or a foreign pow er were involved in tis enterprise, and neither would it be possible to have recourse to the state, which, having no part In the business, could decline any responsibility. Then to whom could one turn?' "In order to obviate this danger the kaiser foresees the necessity of form ing a Kuropean customs union against the United States on similar lines to the continental blockade devised by Napoleon against England in order to safeguard the interests and assure the freedom of continental commerce at the expense of America's development, and he declared to us without circum locution that in such an eventuality England would be forced to choose as alternative of two absolutely opposite policies either to adhere to the block ade and place herself on the side of Europe against the t. nited States or else to join the latter against the pow ers of the continent." GIRL GETS FORTUNE. Da-htr C a Poo. Farmer Xoh Rich Metres.. Sadie Wlnslow. the twenty-one-year old daughter of George Wlnslow, a poor farmer at Sackett's Lake, near Monticello. N. Y has unexpectedly fallen heir to a fortune of 5125.000 be queathed her by an uucle. John 'Wlns low, who died in Los Angeles, CaL, a few weeks ago. John Wlnslow, a native of Sullivan county, N. Y went west many years ago and finally settled on the Pacific slope, lie engaged Id mining, in which he was fairly successful, and later be came a fruit grower in southern Cali fornia. After the death of his wife, last Aa gust. the old man, childless and lonely, wrote to his brother. The letter was answered by bis niece. Sadie, anu sev eral letters passed between her and ber uncle. ,: He urged ber to cowe to Cali fornia and care for him la bis declin Ing years, and she agreed to do so. Then came a letter from a stranger an nouncing his serious illness, and It was followed ten days later by one from bia lawyer Informing her that ber enele was dead and that his will made kr bis sole beir to a large estate. HARFINA. SOAP sAamaoaa followed hv a light dressing of Hmy'a Hmlr-Hmmlth, gently rubbed into the scalp, will soften and remove scale, cru st anddandruff, stop itching and promote a sweet growth ofluaurianthair. It combines in one soap at one price the best skin and complexion soap and the best bath and baby soap in the world. 25c cakes at leading dnijrigts, 3 ier 65c. ntri CMESS AMD HEAD EMlZmMF NOISES . n unrn N-)f mnnr g. mmn laawaai wr mur. FREE kti k- N.J. &-p wvoi oi MniiimnBfim.jtX Te'.Z "WHEN" FOE MS. WV r -"orf ! -r.s prs or cagrazine T. & nioJiu-TiC'a bit.. Vi i.'i - v.se la 1inl soiii,: p-.m there V s i : ! aiiuui likt litis; V. Mato-I Trip A-r- ss the Strert,"; V. fn M"iHe Meats Hr Wheel.. VV Ut-a Susie s ais Utr-tLf to puy,' "Whit Su-ila Stii'ts lo Squeal." "Whfn Celia C'orart t'poo the Stage." "-When H len Has a Iteau," Wht-n SiiUie Skatea I'pon the Ice, h tt tiJi S;;ie i-uns to Stw," "Whin Mother Makes a Julmnycake," hen rW.v l"M;rs the Tea," Vt h.n Fathir Shave His Stubby Face,' When Siuie Smiles at Me." J f When OranJn-.a Winds Her Ball of Yarn. "When Patience Packi Her Trunk," "When Sammy Spina His Brand New Top," "When Father Slays a SkurtV," "Wlien Ezra Kals lie With a Fork." When Charlotte Chews Her Gum," "When Gertrude Strikes Her Go!f.ng Bill," When Bi.by Sui-ks His Thumb." When Rachel Rakes the Meadow nay," "When Betsy Buiri(is Her Crown," 'When Willie Wears His Trousers First." "When Reutcn Comes to Town." And so it (toes from day to day. No matter which you read, . - The daily press or magazine, "Winn" poems take tlte lead. Life. A Qsefr Landlord. Wife Just think of it. George, the landlord told me we'd have to move if we did not pay our rent. George Well, does he think If we could pay our rent we'd have stayed here as long as we have? New York Journal. He wants to Write. This from a nrrespondent over In Alabama: "Thelother day, I tried my banU at wrltinT and 1 was surprised to find I was Iiurned to it. The only wonder is 1 njver knowed it Before this. So, beia Borned. though not raised, to it. I will ask you If you know where I can m.e a douar or two a day at it; and please let me know What kind of Writin they'd put me on first whether Noveltry, Historie or I'oatns, with rhymes to the End. I mean Busi ness and will Write Hard. Let me Know at Once." Atlanta Constitution. One For Bobby. "I understand." said little Bobby, looking tip from his lesson and keeping a forefinger temporarily between the pages of his history, "that there is only one man before whom the czar -of Kus sia must take off his hat." "Why. yes: that's so. Your book tells ' all about it. th? Who Is it, did you say?" "Ills hairdresser," said Bobby, get ting busy. New York Times. BenraUI. "You must tell your husband to change his diet." said the physician. "Tell him to eat more beef and pota toes." "Oh. well." said Mrs. Cumrox after a moment's consideration. "I supiKise it is just as well. Beef and potatoes are getting so expensive that even the wealthiest families nred not be asham ed to eat them." Washington Star. War Xevra of the Day. "Well." he remarked casually, "we dont get as much war news It. the papers as we did awhile ago." "Oh. I don't hnow." was the reply. ."Lock on the sporting page." "What is to be found there?" "The accounts f the football games." Chicago Post. A Prejudiced Opinion. "There is." she said to her old bach elor brother who had just told her of his engagement "one great difference between man and the lower animals." "What's that?"" he asked. -He's the only one that a woman can make a fool of." Chicago Record Herald. traiKtit forward. TT T- .. . .. , " avu uiusiui ueiieve every oeg-1 gar who conies to your door. She But this was no common beggar. He was a sea captain who bad lost ev erything in a shipwreck. He How do you know he was? She He told a straightforward story about bow his ship went to pieces od the coast of Switzerland. Philadelphia Press. There Is no sorer beginning for a home than simple furnishing. In sim plicity lie safety, reason and art. There is nothing finer nor higher. It is su preme. Ladies Home Journal. Some peach growers to California ckia their peaches by rapid handling Lb lye b&tba. Mm J g WHEN TO MARRY. Searly All Oar Self Made Men Wed ded on Small Ineomem. "Why sLanId lovers lif.r tl.e'r mar riage a Oay lougerthan the tln-e v. Len, as far as we mortals can tiis-". u trie future, the prospect of a t-wun -tattle home is reasonably assured?" s:. - y rus C. Adams In Ains!e's. "It is s, use less to wait for the coming if &:Ilutut days. Their lives shouM be united, and each in his way shouid help to bring about the advent of easitr tir.u j. if they are ever to come. It i; as f iNh to wait for a larger ii:eiue tl:;iu fs really required as it Is for parents to slave and drudge that their child.-en may enjoy a degree of aa.uence Hu-y have never known. "This is the rock upon which the French nation-has split. Tbey are a frugal and a thrifty people. It is inter esting to know thatwauy of the taste ful, artistie and costly products of France are made almost exclusivily for the foreign trade. Two-tuirds of the best china-ware cf .Limoges, for exam ple, comes to the United States. A well to do Frenchwoman is likeiy to use a preparation of rice flour as a cosmetic, leaving the delicate perfum? s ttn-1 other toilet articles of Faris for in r Ameri can and British sisters, who are willing to ppend more money for such thiuss. But the rich father unfortunately con ceives it to be his duty to leave his children richer than himself. If, on the other hand, he be a poor tiller of the fefcil. It Is disgraceful not to educate his son to a trade or a profession so that the family name nay have a higher place in the social scale. "This deplorable ambition f xes upon the family a burden almost too n"eat to be borne, and parents deliberately re strict the cumber of their chl!drn. In largo districts, particularly. In not thorn France, families of more than two chil dren arc rare. Many of the young peo ple, see:ng the hard lives their patents lead, defer their own marriage in order to better tL :." fortunes, till at last even the desire to marry is extinguished. Parents and childreu of all lands may well heed the lesson In sociology that France is now teaching. "Nearly all our self made men. lead ers In the professions and in business, married young and on very moderate Incomes. Many assumed without the slightest trepidation the responsibility of supporting a wife on f 1,000 a year or less. These men usually have very pronounced views on the Inadequate knowledge of the value of money and bow to take care of It possessed by the majority of young men and women. The views of these young persons as to the amount of income upon which they may prudently marry vary, of course, according to the circumstances in which they have lived. Many an Intelligent girl who works in New York- kitchens has no doubt whatever that she and the steady, industrious fellow she intends to marry will have a comfortable home on $12 to $14 a week. "A penniless German school teacher who came to Philadelphia when a young man and who in his old age lives in New York on the rentals of apartment houses bought with $300,000 he earned slowly in manufacturing, as serted the other day that $1,000 to $1,300 a year in New York would give to young married couples of refinement a comfortable home, books, music and amusements and everything they might need for the rational enjoyment of life. This gentleman has the German Ideas of thrift. TLere Is scarcely any doubt that any man and wife gifted with his ability to disburse dollars to the very best advantage would lie able to realize his idea of comfortable married life on a small income." Warned by Ilia florae. Several years ago when residing in my native town of Scituate. Mass., our family physician. Dr. Stetson, told me an Interesting story of his intelli gent horse. A short time before he was called ct midnight to visit a serious case of sick ness and at once took his horse from the stable, harnessed him in groat baste and proceeded on his way. but wheu about a quarter of a mile from home he reached a hill and was just about to begin the descent when the horse suddenly stopped and Tfused t go farther. The doctor then felt sure something must be wrong and alighted from the carriage and. carefully feel ing over the harness, found that in his hurry and the darkness he had omitted to buckle one side of the breeching, which would have let the carriage on io the horse as soon as he began to ic sceud the hill. He at once made the recessary fastening, got into the car riage and the intelligent horse then started in double quick for the sick pa tient. ,.. , , Was this instinct or reasoning intel ligence? Our Dumb Animals. Fraadaleat Giants. The teeth and bones of the fossil ele phants found in Europe were formerly assigned to giants, and many remark able stories were circulated regard ing what was supposed to have been an extinct race of men "with teetb weighing from four to ten pounds." The last of these finds, which was be lieved to be the remains of a ginnt of the genus homo, was discovered during the reign of Louis XIV. and was refer red to as the giant of Dauphine. These gigantic remains were diseor ered by a surgeon, who stated they were inclosed In an enormous sepulcher covered with a stone slab which bore the Inscription. "Teutobochas Rex," and that In the vicinity there were also found coins and medals, all of which showed the remains to be those of a giant king of Cimbri, who fought against Marias and was slain. 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