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When you want shoes for best, for every day, a special pair for dress-up occasion or for comfort, the Stetson Styles and our way of fitting will fill your wants. D. A. R.ICH 1913 First Avenue. .'..w J1".'i 1 , . j r: :: -r::—■■ ■‘inv. ~ ■■ —rj. GREAT REVOLUTION IS ■ NOW ON IN AMERICA BY WALTER HARPER. IN the storm of scandal and disclosure of public fraud of the present day one is apt to become pessimistic re garding the future of the country, but I am inclined to take an optimistic view of the situation. There is no more graft in public life to day than in any other age of the world. There is more exposure and a stronger sentiment against public corruption and for this reason we see more of the effects of the evil. The sores are being opened up, preparatory to healing and we see the corruption exposed, whereas, in nearly every other age of the world public graft remained a hidden sore, gnawing at the vitals of every form of human society and governemnt. At several periods in the history of the world the people have aroused themselves and waged warfare against the evil and usually there has been blood shed. There is not a better example in history than the French revolution when the fair hills of tlie country were bathed in the blood of suffering people. Graft and public corruption were allowed to feast on the vitals of tlie Roman empire unchecked until it died of governmental tuberculosis. A revolution might have saved the country and preserved some of the glory of the nation for after years but the people remained inactive until the time came when they were helpless. Graft has overthrown powerful nations in every age of the wcyjd. even from the beginning and will co' .inue to do so as long as the world stands, unless checked by public sentiment and revolution. I do not apprehend any such results in America. The present age Is one of enllghtment and we have a better way than through the agency of war to effect a remedy. Public sentiment will give us relief and me remedy ie being applied at the present ti* js. America is at the present in the midst ut a (nighty revolution—one of the great est f 1 the history of the world, from whi_.lt will come with flying colors with out the shedding of human blood. Graft will be uprooted in our fair land and on these shores will rise a nation that. In fact, will be the crowning of liberty and popular government in the world. With graft eliminated the strife between capital and labor can be adjusted and the two great economic problems of the age will have been solved. Russia is just now furnishing the world with a momentous example of the war against graft that must come to every country sooner or later. But poor old Russia has a harder battle to fight than America. The constitutional condition of the patient is far more unfavorable and more stringent remedies wil have to be applied. There are more complications to contend with and the disease is a little deeper seated. In Russia's case the blood is all wrong and will have to be toned up while in America the blood is in fine conditon and the constitution good. The sores are sur face affairs though ugly and stubborn. Russia has made the first important step —a correct diagnosis, and is now ready to apply the Mood tonic and the liver medi cine. The final cure will certainly follow. The convalescent period may extend over many years and part of the treatment may be severe, but a cure is certain. In America the cure will come more rap idly and will be, if anything, more effect ual. ___ T really feel that America is approach ing the period of its greatest glory. A per iod when a healthy public sentiment and a sound public conscience will direct the government, when the spirit of friendly arbitration will adjust all differences and brotherly love and common justice will prompt public officials In every act of administration. BOYS FIGHT TIGER. Were Overpowered By the Beast, But Lived to Tell the Tale. Sambalpur Cor. Indian Field. Jhulan Gaur and Nila Gaur, his brother, were grazing bullocks in light jungle near San Shai Bhahal village, about half a mile from the basti. about 9 a. m. The cattle were in front; then came Nila Gaur. and then, about fifteen paces behind him, Jhulan Gaur. They had just crossed a “nala.” Nila was to one side, when from the other side suddenly a tiger rushed at a cow, slap ped it aside with a blow on the rump, and in the same stride jumped on Jhulan Gaur. bore him to the ground, doubled up in the position of a Mo hammedan saying his prayers or a Christian "kowtowing"—the hind paws on his back and the fore paws on his head. Jhulan was quite conscious and knew his doom was sealed. At the time he was borne to the ground he called (o his brother to help him. But when the tiger began to shake his head from side to side consciousness left him. Nila heard his brother's shout for help, and ran to him at once. The tiger was on his brother's head, and Nila struck the tiger two blows on the head with a light drover's stick he had in his hand. The tiger had his mouth open and was growling and lashing his tail. Nila went in front of the tiger’s face, and when he struck the tiger the brute sprang off his brother onto him. He did not slap, but pushed him back Will 11. He lost, consciousness at once. Jhu lan. as soon the tiger left Ms hack, re gained his senses, and saw the tiger on his brother. His brother was oa his back, with his face on the right side, and one forepaw of the tiger was on his face and the other forepaw on his chest. He struggled up, and with the light stick in the hand (which ho had never relinquished) he struck the tiger three times on the side of the head. The tiger let go Ms brother and took a circle round, then saw Jhulan and threatened him again by growling, and made as if be meant to attack again. But on Jhulan raising his stick the tiger slunk into the "nala" and disappeared. I saw them ten days after admission Into the hospital, and they were both doing well, but seemed quiet and subdued. Heat Prostration. New York, May 19.—Two deaths and sev eral serious prostrations from heat were reported today. The official thermometer stood at 85 degrees during most of the afternoon, but In the street the niei-cury rose to 95. Track Meet. Columbus, O., May 19.—Ohio State uni versity defeated Purdue of Indiana in the track meet here today. Ohio 60(4, Pur due 51(1). Princeton Wins. Princeton, N. J.. May 19.—Princeton de feated Columbia in the dual track meet 1 today, the score being 72 to 32. Come to Headquarters for OfVIce Stationery and Modern Office Equipment. If a bash Sectional Filing Cabinet, Vertical and Lateral Letter, Card Index System?, Desks, Office Chairs, Revolving Stools, Etc. Engraving and Embossing a Specialty. Also Complete Stoc\ TWINLOCK Loose Leaf Ledgers and Leaves Transfer Binders and Order Holders “Unimatic” Loose Leaf Price Books and Supplies. STANDARD Blank Books of all sizes, kinds and rulings including Multi-column Figuring Books, Miniature Books, etc. Typewriter Supplies and Office Requisites ROBERTS G SON “The Big Alabama House” R. W. EWING, Mgr. and Treas. Printers, Binders, Lithographers Stationers, Engravers and Office Outfitters. Rubber Stamps and Stencils. Store and Plant, 1812 Third Ave., between 18th and 19th Streets. Both Phones 228. Forest fires ire VERT DESTRUCTIVE Have Swept an Erea of About One Hundred Miles THREE LIVES ARE LOST Train Loads of Homeless People Are Flocking From the Devastated Districts—Loss of Prop erty Unknown. • » Milwaukee, May 19.—The forest fires in northern Michigan have almost swept an area of 100 square miles. So far as known only three lives have been lost. It is impossible at present to tell what the property loss will be, but it Is very heavy. Six thousand people. It is believed, are homeless. The damage done Himized as well as under the circumstances follows. Ralph—A town of 100 people, almost wiped out. Alfred—Population, 200; every house and huge pile of logs burned. Alvole—Population, 400; boarding house, railway station, big stores of logs and ties destroyed. Qulnnesec—Population 100, destroyed; all residents homeless. Cornell—All hut one store burned; 300 people homeless. Northland—Mill and six houses burned; many of the 600 people homeless and without food. Antoine—Mining town, ^houses and one lumber mill burned; boarding house de stroyed. and all but a few' of 700 people , homeless. Faith—All bridges burned, and scores of I homesteaders homeless. It Is feared there j was loss of life here. Bear Brunt of Loss. Menominee, Delta. Dickson, Schoolcraft and Marquette counties bear the brunt of the losses. The Isaac Stephenson I,umber company, the Pittsburg and Lake Superior Iron company, the Escanaba Woodenwaro company and other concerns suffer tlie greatest loss. Three train loads of homeless peoplo have already arrived in Escanaba. Reports today indicate that the Are is being swept northward, but It Is dying out in many places. The wind has changed so that such towns as Escanaba. Mar quette and the largest places In the dis trict are out of danger. But there is still an immense amount of hardwood timber of the best In the country In the path of tlie flames. Reports say that Spring Valley, Mich., near Stambaugh, Is surrounded by flames and people are lighting hard to save It. At Loomis. Wls., a school house was wiped out and the teacher and forty pupils had a narrow escape. The only rumor of large loss of life comes directly from Saunders, in Iron county, which is said to have been burned. It Is absolutely impossible to get definite Information from there. TEXAS TO BE LAID A3ID£. Oldest of Navy's Battleships Will Not Again Be Used for Cruising. From the Boston Transcript. Texas, the oldest and smallest of Amer ican battleships, was floated Into the new dry dock at the Charlestown navy yard and will be surveyed as soon as possible to determine the extent of damage she sustained to her stem by ramming the derelict Sakota near New OrleanB. Sen sational report published in two morning newspapers to the effect that the ship ar rived here in a sinking condition are laughed at by naval officials who say that the accident happened more than two months ago and that there was not the slightest danger of the battleship sink ing, although there are several plates which are slightly damaged. What Is more Interesting, however, is the news- Just received from the navy de partment at Washington that the Texas Is to be laid on the shelf or put Mn ordi nary,” as the naval officers call It. She will not again be used for cruising unless some urgent need calls her into active service. As soon as the work on Iter Is finished at the local yard the battleship will be taken to the Norfolk navy yard and put out of commission. That Is, her crew will he sent to other ships or to their homes to await further orders, and the Texas will he stripped of all fittings. Site will he the first of our battleships to be laid aside. While the Texas was formerly called the ‘hoodoo" of the navy, alterations have made her one of the strongest war ships afloat, and site hears an enviable record for efficient service In the Bpajilsh American war. The old Maine and the Texas were built about the same time. The official naval register gives the Texas the rating of a second-class battle ship—the only one in our navy—because of her small displacement, 6315 tons. She has been serving recently as the flagship of the coast squadron, commanded by Rear Admiral Francis W. Dickins, and her commanding officer is Captain fleorge A. Bicknell. - ■ »#« ■■■■■■- — BIG BULLSNAKE. Chased an Indiana Farmer and Rob bed a Peach Orchard. From the Chicago Inter-Ocean. Last September, while driving along th Ci lumbus and Nashville pike In Brown county, I mb., 1 met "Cncle Billy" Tal bert. a celebrated local character. He woe running down the middle of the highway, was liutless, bis gray hulr was disheveled, and he was evidently excited. "Hello, Cncle Billy," I said. "What's the matter?” He paused to catch Ills breath. “What's the matter?" lie replied. "I'm goin' after the law. I'm goln' to make It tarnation hot for that Jud Crosby, that's wliatl He's a swindler, a thief, u murderer. Ho sold me a ton-acre peach orchard—one of them perpendicular orchards. It's so blamed perpendicular a feller lias to wear spikes on his boots to walk over it. But that •ain't all. No. sir. He owns the land at the bottom of the hill, and he just slis on this back porch and keeps an eye on my orchard. When a peach dro-is off a tree It can’t stop rollin' till It gets to the bottom. Then it's on Jud's land, and he gets It. "So after he'd got about twenty bushels of 'my best peaches I 'lowed to my wife I'd have to gut her them pouches by band If we wanted any of ’em. " 'Do be careful. Hilly Talbert.' says she at partin', and don't fall out of that orchard and break your fool neck.' I promised and needed forth. "But what did that ornery critter do when he sees me gatherin' them peaches? He goes down the ravine and catches one of the iloggondesi biggest bull snakes you ever see. 'Long about the middle of the murnin' when I squints down at his house, there's Jud on the porch with that bull snake on Ills knee, talkin' to it like a brother and pointin' al me. 1 could see the snake open Its jaws like 'twas laughin' at something funny. “Well bime by Jud sets that hull snake down, and It starts up the hill toward tne. It was a hundred and twenty feet long and alx feet three Inchea—" 1"0h, no. Cncle Billy." 1 remonstrated, “gay, didn't I see it with my own ey*», and wasn't my eyes stickln' out like tele scopes? You can't fool no telescope. No, sir. And that old bull snake came right for me. I could feel my hair raisin', and the sweat oozin’, and the goose pimples sproutin’, and my knees wobblin’. And that old snake came right along, grlnnin* at me. “Well, sir, when he got within about a rod of me he colled himself up and raised his head about 48 feet in the air, yes, sir, and opened his mouth and bellered. It was the awfulest noise that ever scared me to death. It was worse than a clap of thun der tangled In a scrub oak thicket. If I hadn’t grabbed a tree I’d a fell out of that orchard to be sure. “Shakin’? Say, 1 shook so that when I took hold of that tree It began to rain poaches. It poured, peaches. There was a regular cloudburst of peaches. It kept Jud and his wife and ten children busy pickin’ 'em up. “And the way that bull snake chased me around that orchard was a sin and a shame. Whenever I'd grab a tree he'd boiler, and then lean back on his tall and laugh to see me shake the peaches loose. But just wait,” concluded Unde Billy, hobbling away, “if l don’t have all the law there is in Brown county—” Columbia Ordered Out. Norfolk, Va., May 19.—Hurry orders from Washington today caused some ex citement in naval circles. While officials declined to talk, It was learned that a draft of seventy-five marines, picked from tiie barracks at the yard and guard of the battleship Texas had been ordered to the cruiser Columbia at the Teague Island naval station for services in *4anto Domingo. The men left tonight on the Pennsylvania Railroad. The hurried or der Is taken to mean that trouble is brewing in Santo Domingo, and the gov ernment is sending its fastest cruiser with a crew’ of picked men to look after the American interests. Vesuvius Flood. Naples. May 19.—The Vesuvius region was again inundated by a torrential rain which fell so heavily that a mighty river is now coursing down the side of the vol cano, carrying everything before it and sweeping trees, bouses and animals out of its path. The population is in a state of panic. The torrent was accompanied in part by mud, cinders and ashes, are about twelve feet deep, and in some places ns much as eighteen feet deep. Two deaths have already been recorded, a man and a boy having been drowned. Unknown Man Killed. New' York, May 19.—A crowded express train, bound for Coney Island over the Sea Beach line of the Brooklyn Rapid Transit, crashed into a work car near the i Coney Island Creek bridge tonight, one passenger, an unknown man, being killed and nearly a score of others injured, some so severely that It is not believed they will live. The express was heavily loaded. Men and women, panic stricken, fought with each other to get out of the cars wrbic*h threatened to catch fire from the electricity flashed. The man who wits killed and who as yet remains unidentified was about 38 years old. A Delicate Problem. Tokio, May 19.—Keen Interest has been aronseil here over an unpublished rumor that Japan Is confronted by a delicate problem respecting Korea, Russia being , determined to Ignore the Japan-Korean | treaty and the Japanese protectorate over Korea, contending that the treaty of Portsmouth recognises the Interests of Korea. According to rumor the British and German governments are supporting Japan, while the t.'ntted States anil France are silent. Will Strike Today. New York. May 19.—Inspired by the suc cess of the strike recently won. Txical No. bit of the International Brotherhood of Funeral Coachmen, covering a district from tihe Battery to Fourteenth street, will go out on a strike tomorrow. About 500 drivers will be afTected. Boys Drowned. Bowling Green, Ky., May 19.—Weed Cheff and Forest Edwards, sons of two well known families, were drowned In a pond at the edge of town this afternoon. They killed a frog and wadded beyond their depth to secure It. Earthquake In Indiana. Michigan City, Ind., May 19.—A number of residents felt what Is believed to have been an earthquake shock early today. Buildings quivered and windows rattled for two or three seconds. Appointments. Washington. I). C., May 19.—(Special).— John D. Brown was appointed regular. Alvin R. Curtis, sub-rural carrier route No. 1 at Glenwood. Cowan Is Acquitted. Dothan. May 19.—The Jury In the case of Kd L. Cowan, charged with the mur der of Curtis Rogers, this afternoon re turned a verdict of ncqutttal. LO.V ROUND TRIP Excursion Rates Via Atlantic Coast Line. To Chatlanooga, Tenn.—Rate one first class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale May 8. 9. 10. final limit ten days from date of sale. .Extension can be secured to June 15, 1900. Atlanta, (la.—Rate one and one-third first-class fares plus 25 cents; certificate plan. Certificates will be honored, which were procured from ugcnls at starting points on any date, May 8 to June 5, inclu sive. Tuscaloosa, Ala.—Kate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale June 12. 13, 16, 18, 23, 25, July 2. 7. 9, final limit 15 days. Extension can be secured to September 30, 1906. NasWIlle. Tenn.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dates of sale June 10, II. 12. 18, 19, 20, July 5, 6, 7, final limit 15 days In addition to date of sale. Ex tension of limit can be secured to Sep tember 30, 1906. Hot Springs, Va.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents. Dales of sale June 9, 10. 11, final limit June 19, 1906. Atlanta. Oa—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents, from points In Georgia, i Dates of sale June 18, 19, final limit June 22, 1906. Augusta, Ga.—Rate one first-class fare plus 25 cents, from all points In Georfla. Dates of sale May 20, 21, 22; final limit May 30, 1906. San Francisco and I.os Angeles, Calif.— Dow rates account National Educational association, July 9, 13. Dates of sale June 24 to July 0, Inclusive. Final limit Sep tAiher 15, 1900. Stop-overs and side trips. 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IN OUR NEW QUARTERS We are pleased to announce to our customers and the public that we are now in our new quarters, 191 I First Avenue (Klotz & Goldman's old stand) and extend a cordial invitation to all to visit us. Since we have the newest stock of clothing for old and young men in Birmingham, we feel safe in stating that we have the latest styles and espe cially in the popular college clothing. : : Through our method of buying and minimizing operating expenses (having branches in all the large cities) we are easily able to sell at much lower prices than under old and expensive systems and still make a reasonable profit. : : : : In order to better acquaint those who like to dress well at moderate expense with our new store and up-to-date clothing, we will begin business by showing unequaled values in Clft SUITS at these prices. Trousers .$2.50, $3.50, $5.00 THE MISFIT CLOTHING PARLORS MARC LI NX. Proprietor 1911 FIRST AVENUE (Klotz & Goldman's Old Stand) INDIAN MAGIC. Wonderful Stories of Feats Performed By American Red Man. From the Portland Oregonian. "The western Indians are great mn giclans.” says Col. Buffalo Bill Cody. “I believe 1 have seen fakirs of just about all nationalities, but these west ern Indians of ours beat them all. '"Hie modern stage magician, of course, has the aid of assistants, and of a prepared stage, but the wild In dian Just squats down on the prairie wherever he happens to be, seemingly without any preparation whatever, and does some things that will make a man's hair stand on end. "One day I saw a Sioux medicino man. with nothing on but a breech cloth and a dozen different paints, having in his hand a kind of wand, do some things with rattlesnakes that I never saw equaled by any snake charmer In the world. The old fellow was a noted necromancer among his people, and I had often heard of him One day, in his village, I met him and an exhibition was quickly arranged. That fellow positively did not have time to make any preparations what ever, but went at his Job immediately. "He waved us away some ten feet or more and soon we were glad to be 20 feet away from him. He took his cane or wand, whirled it swiftly around his head a moment, and when he ceased doing so he was holding a big, squirm ing rattlesnake by the tail. 'It was a lightning change, all right. He laid the snake on the ground, and when I next noticed it there wasn’t any snake at. all, but thero lay that Indian stick in Its place. “Grabbing the two plaits of hair which hung down his back, they, too, suddenly became live rattlers and twisted themselves about his neck, the hissing heads swaying back and forth near his face. “Then that old Indian produced or manufactured snake after snake . We never saw where he got them from, but in a few mlnules he had the ground around him literally covered witli them. Rut they remained near him, although crawling around, twisting and squirming. Then the worst thing of all, that red Indian deliberately ate them up. one at a time. At, least, lie appeared to eat them, alive, and Anally there was nothing left but the wand and Ills braids of hair, which had re turned to Its natural self. “One day, over in the Big Horn Ba sin, 1 saw a Crow Indian do some tricks that would make him famous if lie ever got on the stage with them. This fellow look a buckskin tobacco hag. drawing It through ills hands ‘ u sliow thpre was nothing in it. He even tied II in a knot, for the same purpose. Then he untied it and threw It on i lie ground. Almost immediate ly a big Jack rabbit, with ears a foot long, hounded out of the sack, darted this way and that, like a streak of lightning, disappearing with a pack of camp dogs right after him. A moment later, and without the Indian going near the hag, three big rattlesnakes crawled out. threw themselves into posit Ion and were ready for a fight at onee. But before they could raise a row a large owl came out of that bag. Blinked and winked al the sun for a moment and then flew away. The Indian killed the snakes with his stick, picked up the bag, took out a pipe and some tobacco, loaded the pipe and, without the formality of lighting it, began to puff away while clouds of smoke rolled out. "But the very best piece of magic I ever saw,” said Colonel Cody, “was done by a Cheyenne Indian medicine man out in the wilds of Wyoming. There was a full dozen of us. and we agreed we had never seen anything like it, and I never have since then either. "We had formed a circle—the whites md the Indians—and when the con jurer entered he was without a stitch of clothing, except that he carried a gray urruy blanket across his should ers. He iiHd a big wareltib in bis band. Along with him there came a little Indian girl, looking about ti years old. The child didn't have much more on than old Medicine did, either. “Tiie 111 tie girl lay flat down on the ground, and old medicine covered her with the blanket, right in front of i.s all. Then he began maU'ng passes over the blanket, and. suddenly rais ing liis war club aloft, he broughi ir down with fearful force on the little body, of which we could plainly see the outlines under the hlankei. There was a scream, and I instinctively grab ber! my pistol, but managed to regain myself, knowing it was some kind of n fake. “Then, again and again, that big In dian struck that litlle girl, and she screamed time after time, the seronms gradually becaming weaker and weak er. The Indian jumped onto the blanket with Ills feet—jumping up and down. YVe could see the reil blood stains coming through th*' gray blanket and I mentally resolved to shoot that old fellow before the exhibition was over. "But suddenly old Medicine stopped his blows, reached down, picked up the edges of the blanket an*: lifted i( tip. YY’e looked, expecting to see a corpse. There was nothing whatever under the blanket. Old Medicine grin ned at me as I stood with my mouth open in amazement. YY'e all rushed up and examined the blanket. It was wet as if with blood, all right, but the body was not there. "Then old Medicine pointed away across the prairie. YY’e looked and saw a figure running toward us at top speed. It was a quarter of a mile away. When it reached us It proved to he the little girl whom we had seen placed under the blanket. YYre could not explain it., and we didn't attempt to. Old Medicine wouldn't* nay how it. was done, and neither would any of i , the other Indians. If they know. He would only say, Waknn’—the great I mystery—great unknown! ” Finlgln Fllosofizes. From Judge. Some marriages, supposed t’ tie ma-ado In hevvln, raysult in a dtvvle uv a mens. T't's none av wan-half av th’ wur-rld's blzness, begorrah! how til' other half lives. tit's a square thing, ut is. thot th' fewer frosts a public ahpaker Incounters th' more ice he cuts. Minny a wan av th' modhern novvles thrills yc wld th* recUsa-tlon av th' au thor’s nade av rest at th’ totme be wuz wrltin' ut. Shakespeare wuzn't In th' sa-antc class wld pla-ny-wrlthcrs ave th' prlslnt, an' tit's a dirtily sha-ame he isn't alotve t’ be congrutula-ated on th' fact. Pnyrlnts wld no more slnae than I' lave their chlldhor t’ be dbragged up be hoirod nur-rses Is doin' the poor little gossoons a grca*-at favor be rlddln' thlni av sicli companions an’ Ixampleg as sicli foul pay rluts wild be till thiin. A New Record. Annapolis, Md., May in.—-In record breaking time the Naval academy eight tilts afternoon defeated the crew of Co lumbia by nearly five lengths, winning In 9 minutes amt 31 seconds; previous record 9 minutes and 41 2-3 seconds. Architect Is Arrested. Havana, May 19.—City Architect I«a Garuelea has been arrested on an indict ment charging him with responsibility for the recent collapse of the Goner cigarette factory, by which six persons were killed and twelve injured. Columbus Memorial. Washington. May 19.—The House com mittee on library today authorized « fa vorable report on a bill authorising; the expenditure of $100,000 for the erection in the city of a suitable memorial to Chris topher Columbus. Yards Resume Work. Coeymans, X. V.. May 19.—The brick yards here began work today with near ly their full complement of men. The militia will be maintained over Sunday. Workmen Sentenced to Death. Riga Isivonia, Russia, May 19. — A court martial here today sentenced eight work men to death for the murder of three po licemen. A CENTURY OLD. Chief Mad Wolf, Once Biter Foe, Died White Man’s Friend. Clinton (Okla. T.) Correspondence Xe# York Herald. In the death of Mad Wolf, the opt* noted war chief, on Ills allotment near this city a few days ago. there passed to the happy hunting ground a unique char acter of the Cheyenne tribe of Indians. Making his advent upon tlie stage of Ufa almost if not tpjitc a century ago, hi* early days were spent far away from the white man and civilization. Roving over the almost boundless plains, hunting the buffalo and antelope, lie grew up a typi cal Indian brave. Ids highest ambition be ing to become a noted warrior. With hi* people lie fought at Adobe Walls, where Ills only son was killed, lie also claimed to have been in Custer's last tight. The old man enjoyed nothing morn than to sit down and by the aid of an Inter preter talk to his white friends of hi* many adventures. He would tell of the raids made by his people into Texas and Mexico. In one incident, he related that n number of Cheyennes' went on an expe dition to Mexico. In addition to stealing horses, they at this time took captive several Mexican girls. When they had gone for two day* and nights without sleep, thinking they were now out of danger, they placed Mad Wolf on guard on top of the hill while the remainder of the party went Into camp In the valley below to get A much needed rest. True to the trust confided In him. Mad Wolf watched the long night almost through, but just as the dawn began to break sleep overcame him. when suddenly he awoke to find the white soldiers al most upon him. There was no time to give warning to those below in the val ley; it was all he could do to save him self. Ere the sun was an hour high all hi* comrades lay dead on the ground. After days of travel, and suffering frequently from hunger and thirst, Mad Wolf reach ed his camp alone, In disgrace, no tro phies. no companions. Poor old man, he was ever true to tha traditions of his fathers. While he (dung to the ways and superstitions of his rac* he never forgot a kindness and was ever true to those whom lie considered hi# friends. In one thing he was far above the av erage Indian, und tliHt was his devotion and loyalt \* to his wife. When she grew old nod blind lie did not throw her aside, as is the Indian custom, but tenderly cared for her. and there was nothing more touching than to sej him carefuPy leading her by the hand, or taking ihn dinner given him In camp to be divided with the poor blind woman When she died he had her burled by thn white minister, and eould not himself rest until an Inclosure had been placed around her grave In order that she might not be disturbed by cattle tramping over her grave. The Mikado’s Self-Denial. From the World’s Work. In the bitter cold of laRt winter—* 1904-1905—the Mikado not content with the fullest official reports, sent his Grand Master to look into the condfc I lions at the front, to ascertain by vis [ iting every camp and outpost, how the j soldiers wen* faring. When Count 1 Hijlkata returned with his harrowing tale of frightful suffering caused b* the cold, the Emperor was broken* hearted. Notnlng more could be done —the Manchurian winter must drag itg Icy season through—but the Emperor would not take his ease while bis men were freezing, and the order to discon tinue all heating of the palace till the war should he over showed that hit sympathy was with them day by dajfc Big Special Sale of Best Classic 9c- -IVf USI C- -9c For one week 12 for $1.00. Beautiful Art Title Pages, now on display in our windows. 1H4 titles to select from. W© name below just a few that will indicate the excellence of the list. instrumental. Mendelssohn’s Wedding March. Tannhuuser. Traumerle Schumann. 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