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neverseem tofirof pId.Tiye,cke.
complete Nck ?f aWeatio napptae. feu often resulted from
badly washed dirf-ShTTtn t
owned light m air. f .Life by tho thing, a man often judge, of hi.
wife', devotion . ,tb W family, and chargt. her with general neglect
when he find. to canloaa la tttoM partfculara. Many a noma owe.
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Mttsr preai. a aj w ajrtlele, an Insist ea lutvlnfjut what
W. G. MATHE8. Vice Prewdenu;
Capital paid In loO.OTO. A General Banking Business transacted. Colleotlon
promptly made and remitted for. "Have th ; latest modern factutie tor
y ; - 'ptw uwik lug uubiuuu.
J. D. Cox. E. A. Bhipuy.'!..) 4 faint; jo.' S. MATnm. Da, A. 8. N. Domww
M. 8. EL8IA, A, P. Matuks,, 8. J. Kirkpatbick, W. G. Mathw, K. H.
; Baohman, 0. H. Dikhl.
' wet Wetlonai Bank. New York; MeobanloC National 'Bank,": Knox le Ten
Commercial National Bank. NitahvUle, Tenn.; Norfolk National Bank, N5rt'olk y " ,
Liberal Interest Taid'bif Time Deposits; - -n
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Treaktent p jj-j-jy j . rVloe Warden. - Caahler.
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B6ciat6l:utilB Bisllorr. Capital Sit $50,000
iKoeiTnamoney on ciepoait, 11 opens an account. TranMcta a elrtotly ooaervatlv e bank Ing
biialneea. Having one of the beat Di e proof vauIUln the State and one of ball's ind
moat approved Steel Hnrglar Proof isafea, we are prepared to otter absoluta- proteo
. tlon to depositors. Thore la not a better equipped Bank In East i enneesoe. Coma
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vaadarbilt Dnlvaraltw. a larM allillnM. Ma
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JANUARY 11891.
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Fash Cadltal. fully paid lh. ...... A... .' , ... .4. 1,000,000,00
Cunds Reserved to raoet all Llablhtlos
lie-Insurance lOM.OT.W
Loeaes (uot due).,.... ..... ..... . 82.HS.1W
OuUiUiBdlDg Claims (not due)...... j.i... 118,715,48
Xet Rnrplua,.,
fotal Aasea....:
Surplus for Poller Holder overall
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B A. SHIPLEY, Cashier,
T. J.PK0PLE8, AaetCuihler
p it, h,
vurmpunaenos souciiea,'
HaBker; J J, Hun! H. V. Jacksoo;' J
muni; j. ii, tfccevee. .
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Of Eczema by One Stt Cuticnra, After
wing many Kedicinei Without
Although I hare very little faith lnpntpnt
medicine 1 bought ono-half dozen Dottles
Baniaiaiilla and oiiu-haif dozen bottlea Sara.
paiilla foreczt-nm or nrurliio. Nolhlnir am.
me relief; and bavins surved a iiumber of
yean in ma Kuiar Army, whlcb entitle
Die to the Holillora' Home at Washington,
went there, and there 1 came aorona your
valuable CrncuHA Kehkuikh. I bought a
box of Cuticvha, a cake of Cutii'itiia Soap
and a bottle ofCuTiciiHA Ukwh.vknt, hiiiI
arter taking them, and following the dlrve
tlona to a letter, I feel and look aa well aa a
new-born baby by a healthy niotbvr I do
not exaggerate It one bit when I say the.
have been worth to me their weight In gold,
No. KS Penn. Ave., N. W., Waahlugtoo, D. C,
, Boils 'All Over Body.
My eon waa afflicted with akin dlaoaae
telling and breaking out In large bolia ail
OVer hlH hndv W trtivl VArvtVil.io ma
butof noelTeet. After ualng two bottlin of
Cutcuba, be waa oompletoly reatored to
health again. It la a genu mIlclnc, which 1
would recommend to evei;oo alinllarly af-
North Illver MUla.W. V.
Cuticnra Resolvent
The new blood and akin purlflor. and pur
est and best of humor roiiiHdlea, olnanvs the
blood of all injuroua andpolaonoua ele.
nieuls and tbua renio- ea the caune. while
Cuticdka, the great akin cure, mid Cptiou-
RA 8oAP. an exnnlnltn Hlcln PnrlHnr auri
Beautltler, clear the akin or every truce of
aiaease. Hence me iutiooba Rrmkoikh
cure every dlacaae and humor of the Hkln.
sealp. and blood, with loss of balr, from
pimples to scrofula. . -
Bold evervwhere. Price fTnrrnnBA. hia t
Soap, fci.; Kk8olvkit, II, Prepared by tho
smvi mn V0UU .flu uttBHiUAlj aPOUATIOH,
ocuu ivi III!" Mf VUm OKIIl JJUHWWK,
U pages, &U Uluatratlona, and 1UU testinioul.
RRUV'C Bkln "nd Boi,1P Pnnfled and
OHO I U beautlUed by Cuticuka Boap.
Absolutely pure.
and palua, back aohea, weak kid
neys, rheumatism, and bbeat pains
relieved In ono minute by the Cu
tioura Auti-Paln Plaaler. The flint
and only lnahintAneoua tmln-kil.
Uug plaster. - . ,
East Main Street ' !
Johnson City, TVmn.
, Prompt attention to collections.
Abstracts PORKiH&kn,
Clmiwa Rud bMuiinw iho hair.
thbevnr Folia to Hotoi. any
4i Hair to It. Youthtul ColorT
(Am wip aimw m o.ir i.uuu.
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1 t rarkor'a Oinuer Tonlo. 11 cuiw tti. wut.l lot'Kli,
Wiak Iajiihi, Dehlllur, InrtigMtloo, falu,Taka la Uiin.iOtU.
HINDERCORNS. H onlriut. cur, for Coma.
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Rffln.d Cbrlitlan Bnmt',
TauaovaRLT ouihiiid.
CourM of itudr thoroneh
and practical. Htoaai'liealuli
aeRMaa.Bow Planoaa jnoikrn lm.
amrfmMiUk Moarhool in taobeutk tor Wnt
and Tamora CUHRI) no kni'a.
book It. Dra. OaanoKT Du,
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, . lvoy. only. Incorporated In 1700.
Through preparation for all collegits and for
business.' Home care and training In Prlnol
pal's family, Send for catalogue to J. 0.
Norrls, Prln Canandalgua, N. X
of Beef.
J'or Deltoloui . For Improved and
. neei ix j , 'i . u-conomic Uookury.
One pound of Extract of Beef eoual to forty
poundaoflean lMf. Genuine only wlthalg.
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, letered, land all. othe patent
Ins Patent Ofliceand b ore the
iiiplly and carefully pr necuted
eeelpt of model or aketoh f In
1 make careful 'examination, and
ten tor,
advise aa to patentability free "of efr nie.
Wlih my oilloe dlreotly acroaa from the
Patent Olflce, and being In persoual at
tendance there It Is apparent that I have
superior belittle for making prompt pre
llmlears reacerche, for the more vlgorou
and auoeesafui proaeeaUon of appllcntlona
6- paueuta, and .for attending to all
buslnena eut mated to my aare, In the short
sat Doaalble time.
MOUUBATE, and, eroluslv at-
teuton given to patent buslnaa. lUforma
tlontadvlo and special rsferanoe tent on
Solloltor end' altoraey In-Patent Causea,
Washington, D. 0.,
Opposite U. B. Patent OlBoe.
(Mention tble paper.)
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Sttuf llltla rortnna1iavahaaiimai1at
wnrk S,r l.a. hf A.iHa Pap1, AtiMlu,
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9tlo more elf rnl bom o pltintr uirottDdlnfr.
Aa Astor-WIlUng Ooeat TThb TTaa Ifot la
. ; . II a tb Weddln
There Is an amusing story as to how
an Englishman trho wan visiting this
counter at the time of the As' or-Willing
wedding managed to get his name in
the paper as one of the guests. .
It seems, says the Chicago News, the
Englishman made his headquarters in
New York, where he is pretty well
known, and enjoys the company of a
few chosen friends Ofoai his stated
visits to this country. Ho happened to
be in the metropolis at fhe time the
wedding was talked about, and Joking
ly said that ho had received an invita
tion. ' His acquaintances ldoked at him
in blank amazement. NoCo'he of their
set had been invited to the ceremony,
and they secretly wondered how on
earth the Englishman had managed it
Curiosity finally predominated, and
after considerable hesitation tho ques
tion was put polntblinlc when the
Englishman laughingly said it was a
Joke, but, said he: 'I'll bet anyone
here that I can go over to Philadelphia
as one of the guests." f t
. The bet was taken wit?Aisiderable
odds In the Englishman's fav r. Sev
eral days before the swell ceremony oc
curred the Londoner secretly ascer
tained where the Astow would stop
when in the city. Accordingly he went
over and selected a suiio of the best
rooms obtainable at the .same hotoL
and when the wedding guests began to
arrive . he came with . the crowd, ao
companied by a volet n)nd a goodly
amount of luggage. ' lies' was at once
set down as an Aster "st, and his
English manners - and 'urtent, which
were closely observed, t ore greatly in
his favor. .When the reporter came
around to . get the lis of names the
Englishman took special- pain to see
that his' name was printed correctly,
and, although he never went near the
wedding, he had the cheek to return to
New York and claim his bet.
' AU the evidence was in his favor, for
both Philadelphia and New York jour
nals gave publicity to his same, and his
friends to this day do rt know that
they were shamefully diped. ' "
7! : . .
Tit Oaddesa of Chaos Invoked by Mr.
, , Stanley la Arloa.
In a little speech tqf the New York
Press club the other evening Henry M.
Stanley said: .
In Central Africa It jtvas not the fash
ion to indulge in afttfr-dinncr oratory
and he was consequently & .men-hat out
of practice. Several v.mcs in his career
he had been compcll'il XXI decide In a
moment what course $f "action to pur
sue. In his first African enterprise he
fcMind hiinsnlfstfiiiid-,; xmnt African .
island without friends and without mon
ey. This was nineteen years ago. He
hod to dccldo in a momont what to do,
aud ho determined to go on.' Ho raised
a loan of thirty thousand dollars in a
few hours by paying five thousand dol
lars premium, and went ahead until,
after a lapse of nino months, he found
David Livingstone, the object of his
search. .
When he reached the spot where Liv
ingstone had turned back he was again
confronted with the necessity of instan
taneous decision. He was in a quan
dary. If he turned back he would stamp
his enterprise with failure. . If he went
on he knew not what would happen.
He held a consultation with his lieuten
ant, and the latter suggested that the
matter might be settled by tossing a
coin. - He accepted the suggestion and
tossed up a rupee. The coin decided
against going ou. , But Stanley was not
satisfied. Ho. tossed again, and still
again, and each time the coin said that
Stanley should not go on. Then be had
recourse to long and short straws and
three times this divination declared
that the explorer should turn bock. .
. But bo was still not satisfied to go
back. He thought that something must
be the matter with the Hi pee and the
straws, and so ho cast aside the prophe
cies of both and went on following the
course of the great river until he found
whence it came. When he returned to
London after this expedition be found
the Geographical society debating
whether it should call him a pirate or
give him a dinner. It finally decided to
give him a dinner. i.i '
Haw to Realise the Full Tain of
Money. "
A leather merchant, not generally
known to be a wealthy man, died some
months ago in New York. A lawsuit
arose from his will, which distributed
great legacies among a score of col
leges. The suit was compromised, and
the legacies will be paid. , Out of the
estate of this unknown, millionaire
nearly four million dollars will be given
to thirty-five colleges; half a million
more will be divided between several
hospitals, ' . ' j. I
It is impossible, says the Youth's
Companion, to estimate - the good to
students and tho sick that these be
quests insure for years, and years to
come. .There is no doubt, however,
that la guneral a rich man' money bad
better be given away before bis. death
than after it " .' c ! ,. ; ;
Many years may pass 'between the
making of a fortune and the carrying
out of tha maker's wilL Besides this
useless delay there is the danger that
bequests will be diverted from their in
tended purpose. While a man Is alive,
he can' see that his money is spent a
he wishes. After his death there is no
telling what legal contention and un
foreseen difficulties may bring about.
Money in itself is worth nothing. Its
only value lies In what one can do with,
it. Many young people are going to
make fortune within the next inera
tlon or two. If they will devote a share
of their wealth, while they can still
control it, to the wise, generous servioo
of their fullow-mcn, the vulue of money
will be realized a never boforii.
' Why Counterfeit Shrink.
Counterfeit, notes -, are uniformly
smaller tbun genulno ones. Tho pluto
is made by trauing over tho lines of tho
good bill and the damp paper shrinks,
making the impression smaller than
the plate.
It Dropped to Baaao Profundo and to
Two Thonaand Dollars Per Inr. .
Bong Ah Sue has lost his voice and
Chinatown is stricken with ditmay,
says the San Francisco Examiner, lie
has been the greatest soubrette on the
Chinese stage for fifteen years, and was
brought to this city ten years ago at
great expense and on a contract guar
anteeing him six thousand dollars a
year. -
- If a man were Edwin Booth or Sarah
Bernhardt on the Chinese stage he
could only command a small salary in
his own country, but just as Tamagno
or Scalchl might work for a pittance in
their native Italy and receive a princely
income in Now York so would the fa
vorite but starving actor in Canton or
Foochow receive a fortune in San Fran
cisco. ,
The tragedian of the Jackson Street
theater receives eight thousand dollars
a year, even in these dull times, and
the leading lady gets seVen thousand
five hundred dollars, although she is
only a man with a falsetto voice.
But while these stars appeal to the
staid and ancient merchants of Jackson
and , Washington streets, the great
soubrette, Bong Ah Sue, Is beloved 6f
the masses.
To be sure Bong Ah Suo has played in
the roles of chambermaid and walking
lady and irate cook, etc., but then he
was the Lotto, and Minnie Palmer, the
Fay Templeton, the Flora Wulsh, tho
May Irwin and many others of the
Chinese stage. ' When Bong Ah Sue
stopped on the stnge of tho Jackson
Street theater, with his soft, womanly
screech, there was always a tempest of
delight, laughter and applause.
With his large salary Bong Ah Sue
was Invincible with the ladies. Ho
simply had to glance toward tho upper
boxes, sacred precincts of the greut
mercantile families, and he would win
a dozen eyes fraught with admiration.
He is also a freut stage manager, and
as Bueh is as invaluablo as tha late Dion
Boucicaultor the later Lawrence Bar
ret in staging a melodrama or manag
ing a difficult tragedy. '. ' '
His salary enabled him to dress as
gorgeously in his way as Billy Emerson
or Maurice Burryraore. But now he
has had to lend his diamonds to a
greedy broker in order to maintain his
erstwhile style, and to leave his enam
eled watch with an uncle onhiscousln's
side to preserve his prestige with China
town society.
' Bong Ah Sue lost his voice as sudden
ly as did tho famous Italian tenor Bon
coni, who split his vocal chords In
twain ut C alt. It was only last Mon
day that this dramatic tragedy hap
pened. -The role was difficult and re-
-quirrd o aucccHMou of monologues from.
tho Boubretto that would tax the efforts
of the greatest artisti.
Suddenly, in tho midJlo of the third
net, Bong 'Ah Sue's delicate falsetto
wontf stale. With a hideous grating It
fell to a courso busso profundo.
Tho audience' shouted with glee at
first and thought it (.imply u merry jest.
With a grimace of paiu Bong Ah Suo
strove to throw his register back to
placo bu'. only a dreadful shriek came
out Then the people knew that their
idol was fallen, they ccasod their ap
plause and let the play drug itself to its
mournful end.
Bong Ah Suo floundered manfully
through low notes and high notes to the
end, and walked oil the stago to his
rooms a broken man.
His salary falls from six thousand to
two thousand a year, and to live ho will
have to eschew the world, the flesh and
the devil, and settle down to the grim
necessities of minor roles.
Calf Wa Translated Bodily to
the Heavenly Grazing tlronnda.
A cattleman of the Choctaw nation
tells a remarkable story of a cyclone
which ho witnessed In the Indian ter
ritory. Said he: "It was about three
o'clock on a recent afternoon that dark
clouds appeared In the southwest,
and In a few moments the clouds
turned light blue and it seemed as if
they were on fire with lightning. - A
perfect calin prevailed and the heat
was suffocating. The clouds Bcemcd
to split in . the middle, going east
and northwest Then 1 heard a
low, rumbling noise, like continuous
thunder. On tho prairie wns a bunch
of cattlo which belonged to a man
named Corning. Tho tcrrlflo wind, or
what you might call a tornado, lifted
tho cattlo into the air soino fifty feet
and dushed them Into the trees, killing
them outright Now, I am going to
toll you something that may sccra in
credible, but is nevertheless tho truth:;
I saw a calf carried up into the clouds
and disappear. The animal went round
and round In n circle until lost to view.
A vigilant search wns made for tho
calf, but It has never been seen since.
The wind tore things up for a mile or
so, when it spent its force. Bain and
hall followed In tho wake of the storm,
and a number of trees were uprooted,
The storm was confined to the wood,
and did not reach the crops in tho
clearings.'' . ...
A rine-PoUen Storm.
- A few mornings ago on arising rest-,
dents of Nashville, Tenn., wero sur
prised and somewhat alarmed to find,
tho ground covered with a yellow do",
posit , resembling , powdered sulphur,,
which for a time it was supposed to be.
The substance was soon found, how
ever, to bo the pollen of pines, carried,
by the winds from a strip of pine
forest extending from Louisiana'
through North Carolina to Virginia.
Tho force of tho winds is so great and
pine pollen do light that the latter la
sometimes carried from the pine re
gions to Chicago in such vnnt quantities
that tho waters of Lake Michigan for
miles otitsldo tho city limits are cov
ered with a thick, yellow senra. This
pollen, although minute in tho present
age, In prehlstorlo times wns of great
size, spores of some bpecle of lyco
podiums and cclaoncllas, which are
allied to tho coniform, having a dlam
ster of one-alxtocnth of, an inch, and
oompotied almont cctltcly some of the
European coal bed.
The Bag .Tok Played rpoa a Quarry
. , anan of Carrara.
Not many traveler visit Carrara,
where the finest of marble is constant
ly being quarried, as it has been for so
many centuries, but, once there, much
may be found in the way of legend and
scenery to occupy the curious mind. In
numcraoie stories Boat about the place,
says a writer in Corn hi 11, coucernlng
the existence of hidden treasures. . . ,
Gold has often been found in the
numerable stories float about the place.
neighborhood of the town, and not very
long ago a crock of gold coins was un"
canned oeneatn one OI the streets. -
A most curious experience, however,
was that of a quarryman who, in one of
his rambles, stumbled npon an old de
serted quarry, within which, half
buriod in gross and brambles, lay an
enormous block of heavy marble. On
examining it, he fonnd a number of
letters rudely cut, and half-hidden . un
der a crust of dirt With some diffi
culty he managed to speU out ' the
words: "Blessed is he who shall turn
me over.' . ,
The man at once jumped at the con
clusion that he had stumbled upon
hidden treasure, and that his fortune
was made. He rushed home and vl.
looted some of his friends to aid him in
the recovery of the concealed gold.
After some very hard labor they suc
ceeded in "turning the hoary giant
over. Another rude inscription met
tneir eager eyes: "Thanks, my friends.
I was weary of reposing so long in one
Tho Cost of Interrupting a Large Body
of Workwomen.
A party of ladies and gentlemen were
shown through a large carpet establish
ment in Broadway a few days ago, say
mejxew lortc iimea ri'hey were per
mitted to look into every nook and cor
ner of the building except one. At the
bottom of the stairway leading to the
top floor they i came i -upon a 1 closed door
upon which wore (the word), "Positive
ly No Admittance." ,Tiie. curiosity pf
the ' ladles was awakened at once.
"What l up there?" inquired one
eafferlv. , "That la nnr nrlrahn " a..
plained the representative of -the firm..
-we nave one hundred and nfty women
on that floor sewing carpet. N "O, I
should so like to see them at work,"
said tho fair questioner with a playfully
beseeching look. , , ,' , .. -- .--
"I am sorry that I cannot take you
up there," replied the firm's representa
tive, , "but the-rulos are very- strict
Be ally, there is nothing worth looking
at, and there are no trade secrets there.
The reason. why the firm interdiot
visitors is because the presence of
strangers in the room causes every sewing-woman
to look up and it takes her
attention off her work from one to five
miuutcs. Supposo each woman lose
en average of two minutes. With one
hundred and fifty women that means
a loss to the firm of three hundred min
utes, or five hours of time. That is too
much time to lose when we are work
ing under a full head of steam, as we
are now."
B Saves His Woald-Ua Reseow front a
, Watery a rave. .
An exciting story of the rescuo from
drowning of a Japanese, by an English
man whose life the Japanese himself
had set out to save, is told in a Japanese
paper, tho Kobe Shlmbun. The Eng
lishman was a resident of Tokio. Be
ing on bis way to Yokohama, and find
ing no ferryboat, owing to the swollen
state of the river, he determined to
swim across with hi. clothing in a bun
dle tied on his bead. . ,. . . . j ,
Tho daring attempt attracted a crowd
of slghtsoora, one of whom, observing
that the stranger was apparently in dif
ficulty, plunged in and swam to his res
cue Tho Japanese was a iroodawlm.
mor. but tho waters ran swiftly, his
su-engxo gave one, ana no was carried
down-stream. Than arose aery front
the spectators, for thev saw that th
Japanese was going to sink. ' .
liy this time the Englishman.' had al
most reached tho onnoslte bank, link
when he heard tho cries of the crowd
be turned about and seeing the drown
ing Japanese, ha again faced the cur
rent and coming up with the drowning
man caught htm with ono arm, and
swimming with the other, hand he
brought him ashore amid tho cheer of
tho crowd.
"How chivalrous waa his octlonl" ex
claims tho Japanese journalist in con
clusion. "His name wo know not, but
he has our highest admiration."
' An Antt-Panle Chair.
A now form of chair far nu In
theaters, music halls, etc., is now being
introduced Into England. This chair is
already in use in several theater, in
Germany and Is intended not only to
prevent panic in case of fire,, etc,, by
enabling the uudienca to train th
doors more easily than hitherto, but
also to allow, offieluup of the. theater,
and member, of the- audience, ita mora
with freedom from. one. placet to, .;an
other. For thl purpose the Mat and
back of the chair ara freo to mn mr,A
are connected suitably together, so that
by means of a counterbalance weight a .
mere touoh of the band wilt cause th.
seat and tb hack to rruiro almailfaina.--
ly on binges, to a vertical pottkv.ttt
seat oy raising ana u book by lowering,
thereby allowing free passage along or
through th tier. , The very idea of
such a device, when tha absurd
of inconvenience -, and . , annoyance
suffered in comparative natlano . tt
ordinary theater-goer ' is considered.
raises up vision, of comfort and pleas
ure which it seems bard to believe will,
verb realized. .- . . .
, ' 1 , California to S1. , ' ' ,
In an old trooirrnnliv minted In isi
appear the following; "California U ,
wua ana j almost unknown ., land.
Throughout the year It is covered with
dcuso fogs, a damp as unheal UvfuL In
the interior are volcanoes and vast
plains of shifting snow, which some
times shoot columns to irreat hetthta.
Thls would seem nearly incredible
were It not tor the well-authentloatod
ecounte of travelers."
' Bow a
Kerry Mao Acted to
"I was In Rochester the other even-.
lng,M said a traveling man to a Cttcai
(N. Y.) Observer reporter, "and attend- .
ed one of the theaters. Between tha
acts some fool in the gallery yelled
fight' and another fool in the dress-circle.
1 . - a ,A . im .
. jcucu urn. xnere was aam- ,
! Btant panic, and had it not been for ai
j dozen cool-headed men and the fact that'
the orchestra kept right along playing,
i wen wouia nave been a terrible scene-
A it was several ladies fainted and
men and women rushed over the backi
of seats to the door.. though thev were
daft . . .- ,., . , , ; y ,
"But there wa .one incident that I'
shall never forget as long aa I live. A
tall gentleman about fifty year, of ago
stepped upon hi seat and drew a re-,
volver from bis pocket In a voice that
could be heard for some distance around '
him he said;
" There is no fire, and I shall bo
tempted to shoot the first man that trie,
to rash out of here and possibly trample
upon women and children. I mean just
what I say, and when the excitement
cool, down if anybody will point out
tho miscreant that raised the cry of fire
I will give the gentleman fifty doUar.
for his trouble, and agree to whip the
scoundrel who raised the false alarm
within five minutes or forfeit another
fifty.' , .--,.
"Then he .stood there as quietly as if
nothing had disturbed him, and the peo
ple who heard him knew by his look,
that he meant business, and would do
just what he said. 'Good for you!
called a half-dozen voices, and the peo
ple in that section sat very quietly dur-.
ing the several minutes of terrible ex
citement that prevailed all over the
crowded house. When order had been
restored the gentleman resumed hi.
Mat and enjoyed the play."
.1 r. i l -
The .pleadld roars go Dlaploywl by Some
! .ol,UijliolfUers,,, i .,..;
' The Indians fought desperately until
they wero annihilated, but their
bravery wa no more conspicuous than
that which wa unostentatiously dis
played by some of the Midlers. Per
hsp the most remarkable ease, aaya
the Washington Star, wa that of Pri
vate Eellv. who wa shot near t,m
heart He knew the mortal nature of
hi wound, and as he rolled over .aid
to Private Glrbach: "I'm gone, trare;
roll me around and make a breastwork
of me,", That was couratre.
Private McKenzie, of Troop B, was
bit bard in the left shoulder. One of
the surgeons saw he was wounded and
sent a litter bearer to bring him in.
But McKenzie would not go. He in
sisted on shooting away at the stubborn '
foe. "I know I'm getting weak," .aid
he, "but I've got to have a couple of
shot, yet" He did fire once or twice
more, then he fainted from loss of
blood and was taken to the rear.
Serirt Tritle. of E troon. baa what
some folk, call "grit" - His first wound
wat In his left hand, and a minute or
two later be trot another bad one in tho
hip. That would have satisfied the
averaire warrior, but the aAnreant. vm
not inclined to retire. Just then Sergt
Nettles was killed almost at Tritle'a
aide: Tritle saw the Indian who fired
the - fatal, shot, and although hla own
left hand was shattered anil blond irsi
pouring steadily from his hip he said:
i u get mat inaian." lie aid, and an
instant later a hostile bullet penetrated
his left breast "I guess I'll get these
wounds dressed now," was his faint re
mark as he crawled for the rear.
Electricity to B Kmployed for tho rnr
' . I ir, P"s. ,.. ,,i n Q u. .
The trovernment ia actually , onlnv
into the business of making rain, or
trying to do so, says the Indlanapbli. '
New. , Congress has appropriated a
sum of money which will bo expended .
in attempts to secure rain where ,it Is
needed. For this nurnose ballnnna win
b ent up into the air, connected with '
tae earin oy eiectrto line, and when
exploded, are expected to compel the
clouds to disgorge. Although the rain
is said to fall upon the just and unjust,,
it ia verv far from eoultabla In It .11..
tribution. i In some nlace the emna on1
oven tho people are drowned out, while
in oinors ooin stirrer and perish for
rain. It seems there is nlentv of waw
in midair and all that is necessary is to
bring it down. It is believed, by pro
ducing a concussion among the cloud,' .
this can be effected. If these antneri.
nicnt should prove tuccessful the next!
step will be to steer the clouds around
in some other section of the country;
when ono locality is getting more rain:
than it want. There is nothing in
earth, Ma or sky that scientiilo expert-'
mcnt hesitate to "tackle." ami It. u
satisfaction, although rather a mourn-
rui one, to think that our children will'
know and see thlncm that ana
dreamed of In our philosophy,-" i'i
, i , Th Aaiarieaa Spirit, ' , , J
-'Tho' American do indeed luinnv
hero, aaya tho - St ' 1 Jsrne' Gazette, ..!
too : louowiAir -atorv will -ihm. .w
TOanahelDleaa. Daralvaed srlnnla T..J
-a a .v.: : ' -"a. --rrr-TV-w
aot py voo.wayaiuein. Kennlngton, andJ
tA.ro, upporteo. to a Wheel chair, he
ha. gained a precarious living by the
Sal of bootlaoea Hnma fnna ..
back a local sympathizer interested
suaueu in no oia man. and learned
that ho had aerved in tha- federal am.
through th Amenean. war, and that!
nia paraiyst was mo rrait of hardships
b endured a a soldier. . Forthwith tl.
sympathetic friend petitioned the
United State, minister - and claimed
some consideration - for the t crippled,
veteran. Fail in ir to obtain Immediate.
assistance, the cose was stated and re
stated with dogged persistency, and tho
official red-tape . bctrau erucluB.ll v bnt
lurely to unwind. A threat was at last
made that tho roralytic should bej
wheeled to the door of the Amerlcaa
mbassv. when lot tint TItilta.il kji..
authorities suciumbad. anS tho old mani
ha now "retired from business" with!
(our hundred pound sterling "cashi
Sown" as "deferred pension," and thirty!
lollars a month for the rest of hi. M x
H. doe not sell bootlace now. I

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