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Begun September 28. Back numbers can bo
aail at the counting room.
Dut treachery had not yet exhausted
Your noble red man of Cooper
eulogy depends upon that even when at
tacking women and children. Back
came the renegado to say:
"Ye better 'take the chance 1 hold ont
to ye. The Indians hev got mad, and
nothin but yer promise and the quick
performance of it will save yer scalps.
If a guu is fired i can't hold 'em a
minit."
"If we turn back we will not be mo
lested?" queried the captain.
"Not u red shall cum nigh ye."
"But we have only your word for it."
"Which ortcr bo good 'nui|. 1 am
workinto save ye scalps."
"And you think the way to do it is to
turn us all over to them! Get back, yon
lying renegade—get out of range or
we'll drop you!"
The renegade beat a hasty retreat,
and a few minutes later tho Indians dis
mounted, crept about the plateau to
form u circle, and opened fire on the
breastworks from three hundred rifles.
They had waited too long for a rush,
bnt the little band was encircled.
Water! Not a drop!
Forage! Not an ounce!
Provisions! Yes, but they must be
eaten in a raw state.
Tho Indians hud bnt to preserve their
circle of fire about the fort and nature
would do tho rest. Men tnay escape the
bullet, but thirst kills.
Anil what of Joe and Bess? As soon
as the Indians appeared on tho flanks of
the train lie had hidden her out of sight,
and lie had hopes up to the opening of
the battle that she had not been seen.
When lie knew that danger was im
minent he did not conceal the fact from
her. Sho grew a shade paler, but she
shut her teeth hard and threw off the
womanish feeling which would have
weakened her.
"We are to be attacked?" sbe queried
as the wagons were packed und the men
began at the breastworks.
"It looks that way," replied Joe, "but
it may be only bluster. Yon had best
keep out of sight."
"But every one of ns will be wanted
can shoot with
cither rifle or revolver. See? 1 have a
revolver. If there is danger 1 must take
chore with the rest."
A moment later her father came up.
lie looked very anxious us ho said:
"My daughter, 1 fear that our situa
tion conld cot' bo worse. We have ten
to one in front of us and wc shall pres
ently he attacked. You had better lio
down on the bottom of the wagon."
"1 should soon lx? helpless from fear,"
she replied. "Let mo remain hero be
hind tbo rocks. If they charge us I can
help repel them."
When the tiring opened she was kneel
ing between Joe and her father. Not a
return shot was fired from the inclosure.
Now and then p bullet found its way in
between the loosely piled rocks, but the
men had only to ling the ground to bo
safe. As the Indians had to elevate
their guns at an nnglc of forty-five de
grees to fire, most of the bullets passed
over, cutting the tops of the wagons, but
leaving the animals unharmed.
It was well for the band that an old
soldier had command. Ho took in tho
lay of tho ground, mado tip his mind
where the blow would fall and noti
fied every man to be ready for tho sig
nal. Tho redskins would soon tire of
itself.
to handle a fiiearm.
, red «tin hardly acre
tbr.anhand breadth.above the plainsil.ic
suddenly coased. The captain
had boon expecting lt. Ho knew where
tho cltr.rgo wan to come from. There
Would be a feint on the south side to
distract attention, but lie left ouly three
men to resist it. All others wore scat
tered 'aioug iho north side, arranging
for n cross tira when possible, aud thoy
were not stationed a moment too soon.
At the sound of a shrill warwhoop ut
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wasting their ammunition, and then tho
more enthusiastic among th»m would
demand a charge.
An Indian is paticut only when over
potvored. He is bravo enough to face
death only after he has worked himself
up to fnry. The one sided battle—tho
yells, shots, screamj and change of po
sitions—had their duo effect. Half an
hour before sundown tho young war
riors were clamorous to be led to the
charge. The white men had shown
their cowardice by withholding their
fire. It was a sign, too, that they were
short of cartridges. A rush from a
hundred warriors would carry the camp
I nd give up its plunder.
The renegado white man, whoever he
was, had some military ideas in his
head. He was seen hurrying from one
ixjint to another to consult, and ho se
lci*ed tho point to be advanced agaiast.
Owing to the scarcity of material, the
north side of the inclosure was not as
high as the rest. The approach to this
side was not as steep. On:
«.Tillies ran parallel to this side, and the
V-rging warriors would have only
.Coo hundred fflet i» 1 open ground to
ironn.
When
o of the drv
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tered by Iron Heart, who was the rank
tug chief, a fusillade was opened against
the south side, aud u hundred or more
warriors, the pick of all the force,
sprang out of the gully and dashed at
the north side. They expected to find it
unprepared.
Crack! Crack! Crack! One of the
very first tufted heads showing above
the bank received a buffet. Twenty-one
Winchesters flamed and roared as fast
M men could throw out tbo shells and
pr.ll trigger.
A besom of death and destruction was
lçt loose. A wall of flame swept for
ward to scorch and shrivel.
The charge of a hundred melt is a bat
tering ram —a landslide—a great wave
lt cannot be staid ut once. Its own
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momentum carries it forward to a cer
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tain point. The charge «"as a failure i
from the outset, but the wave did not j
llow back until a brawny redskin !
reached the breastworks right in front of j
Bess. It was ouly hip high to him, and
ho was swinging his tomahawk for a
blow at her when a bullet from her re
volver, held aloft, entered his throat and
threw him backward to die after u brief
struggle.
It was all over in five minutes. It had
upon u dpsperuto charge at tho weakest
point and twenty-three warriois lay ,
dead on the slope, while a dozen more,
more or less seriously wounded, crawled ,
away to secure shelter. |
t hen the great red snn touched the .
plains with his goldeu rim, sank silently
into the sterile ground, and twilight
came to make shadows race about
amoiig the dead dead but hideous—
corpses in the war paint as they lay with
legs drawn up and eyes staring into the
darkening heavens.
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If tho noise of the battlo is deafening
the silence which folloYVs is oppressive.
There is more menace in silence when
peril threatens thau in the roar of can
non.
a setback which would dampeu their j
ardor for several hours to come.
Bess had retreated to the wagons, and
the men wero enthusiastic in praise of
her courage. Three or four of them had
witnessed her exhibition of nerve, and
every one was determined to shake |
hands and bestow a few words of com
tuendation. W bile they wero so en
gaged Joe slipped quietly over the
breastworks and lifted the warrior she
had shot into the inclosure. He was an
athletic young fellow, wearing tho
feathers of a subchief, and the look of
fury and hate had not yet faded from
his face. When ho brought the feathers
to Bess he said :
"There's none among us ever made a
better shot. He was a leader among
them."
"But I'm so sorry I had to do it," she
As night shut down over the belea
guered white men on the little plateau a
few boasted and exulted over the suc
cessful defense, but the greater portion
were silent and anxious.
Tho red man is a wild boast of higher
type than the tiger, but he has all tho
instincts and characteristics of tho
dreaded animal. The tiger sleeps by
day and roams abroad when darkness
comes. The Indian does the same when
left to his own will if circumstances do
not prevent. His vision nt night is nni
inal-like aud his scent is keener when
the snn goes down.
The captain passed around tho forti
fication a» soon us the firing died away
to see what loss had been sustained
One men and two horses had been
slightly wounded. Ho gave orders that
one-half of them should prepare them
selves each a meal as : t was possible to
get without a fire, and then go hack to
tho breastworks and relieve the other
half. There was no dauger of an imme
diate attack. The Indians had received
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pleaded. Oh, if thej d only leave us
alone or be at pouce! Hunk of my tak
mg human life!
And l m atraul the worst is not over,
whispered Joe. 1 know the devils
The) 11 never lea* eus until the) have
our scalps, kou may have to uhoot
0 The" L-irl burst into te-in. nt th
thoncht* hut nuicklv broshffnr thlm
aivavshe s-ffl U > brushing them
"Their blood bo anon tbeir own heads
Mv mother used a rifle mraiusT the re
belliims Seixyvs when attacked an.l l
should be ashamed if 1 did not help in
mv own defense here "
When all had broken their fast the
cant.du w .isi.ercd to Je« and two mhe«
whom hi knew to £ elnerirocld in lm
dian warfare and as * thev crouchec
dolro 'under^'hl shelter of thl breas '
work« he Raid*
"I've got my idea about this thing.
K „ ( ï ï „.m, c-, ",
1 1 want to counsel with ) on. first
s'" oremost, there s an.wvhere from
iwo hnn dred to two hundred and fatty
reasictni limna us.
"Fully three klkdrud, replied Joe.
"They attempted to ride over us, bnt
vere soundly thrashed," ooutiuned the
captain. "If there were only one hundred
they'd pull up stakes aud tackla us far
ther on, but this big crowd won't think
of such a move. We've got the whip
row ou * ense ' b «t before to
! " orr ™ mght every toflgue w.U be
parched with thirst. If they hold us
here three days we ll be drinking the
Wood of tho horses. In a week we'll be
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to say:-' , ,
Kot f a T? l °? ankWered , for • loD *
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J "There's only ono string to hang a
hope on. If we can get help to beat 'em
off we are saved for the time. If we
can't we roust go under."
"Why not mount the horse n:id Inake a
dash for it, leaving the outfit in their
hands?" queried one of the men.
"llow many would live to get twenty
utiles away, do you think? Not one!
The Indians would ride over us in no
time. 1 tell you, hoys, we have got into
a bad row, and 1 yiust confess that 1
can't sec any way out of it. But wliat's
your string, Joe?"
"The day we left Broie City I saw a
man who had come down from Fort
Sully," replied the young man. "He
»aid that troops had been ordered for- |
ward to protect emigrants and that a |
nnmber of gold seekers, hunters and
trappers would start with the soldiers. !
tf that body of men followed the Big
Cheyenne, which of course they would '
do up to the forks, and if they started
two days behind us as they were to, I
whuro should they be now?"
"Being mounted as we are, and hav
ing three or four wagon3 at least, they'd
make about our distance. The forks
are not over twenty miles away, and
they may be there tonight or not get up
for auother day yet. But how are wo
to get help from" them?"
"Let them know of our peril."
"Can any of us fly?"
"No, but we can walk and run and
ride. One of us must be out of here
within an hour on the way to the forks.
He must find the men from Sully and
bring'em down on the rear of this tribe
of redskins."
"A rabbit couldnt make his way
through the circle the demons have i
formed about ns," replied the captain j
in tones of dejection.
"But a man of my size can and will!" |
exclaimed Joe. "1 know tho risks, but ;
the game is worth it. If I lose my scalp j
it will only be two or three days in ad- j
vanco of tho rest of you. If I get j
through I shnll save you all." [
The right hand of every man went out j
to him in the darkness, hut it was two |
long minutes before the captain said: |
"1 wouldn't ask it of you, Joe, but if |
you will volunteer we'll pray to God to
spare your life. Your success is the
ouly thing that will save us. What is
yottr plan?" - )
"1 can speak a few words of the |
dialect of almost any tribe in the west,"
replied Joe, "and I shall strip that dead
body for a disguise. I can't hope to get j
out unperceived, but I hope to be taken j
for an Indian long enough to get through I
the lines."
The knowledge of what Joe proposed j
to do was kept from the majority of the j
men. Tho body of the dead warrior
was dragged among the wagons, stripped j
of its buckskin suit, aud in the course of i
half on hour the young hunter was |
reailv to take his leave. He had trails
formed himself into an Indian, so far as
outward appearances went, aud the
men were more hopeful of his plan,
The captain and a couple of the men ac
companied him to the north side of the
■ ne 1 os ure, and after a cautious survey of
ie grounds outside Joe whispered:
"It is as I hoped for; more than half
the bodies have already been removed,
The redskins must be made to think 1
am one of the party engaged in the
work, i am all ready. Any special
you find the party they will
help us out of our fix. If they do not
catch U3 napping or rush us too often
we can hold out here for a week, but
every one will have to drink blood after
tomorrow. If you do not return we'll
know that you could not find the party,
Now, then, God »peed you!"
Joe softly mounted tho breastworks,
tomahawk in hand, dropped to the earth
outside and a minute later was lost
sight of in the darkness. The three men
left behind listened with bated breath,
Joe must enter the gully filled with
Indians, if his disguise was penetrated
and he was made prisoner tho fact would
be announced by whoops of rejoicing,
The »ilence would have been that of
the grave but for tho chirp of the crick
eta. The men could hear each other's
heart beat us they leaned against each
other and listened for an alarm.
One—two—three—four—five minutes
dragged away.
| R is when a man's life is at stake that
the minutes pass like lightning flashes
or drag like eternities,
Six—seven—eight—nine—ten!
word, cubain?"
-No. Tr
Joe must have reached the gully ere
this. If not suspected at tho first go off
he would not be suspected at all.
Five minutes more parsed away, and
the captain drew a long breath of relief
and whispered:
"He will get through. Let us thank
fog hung in the air. and if the Indians
made a night attack they could not be
«een until close up to tho breastwork».
; ['| )e captain no sooner folt that Joe was
| well launched on his perilous errand
, than i 10 returned to the men and issued
j tn S orders for the night.
God I"
The night was starlight, bnt a sort of
j tn S orders for the night.
| The Indians had suffered such a severe
, )osg that they , n jght not attempt to
! carr> " ,lle fort by storm u « aiD ' cvt ' n
nmipr shelter ° f ,he darknf ' sfl ' but no
precaut|oni InU8t be neglected. That
their loS8 ha<1 ''^ouraged them and re
* nlted in rttreat was not be hoped
for ' lt would render ,bem ,nore ,le *
«ed '« have tho scalp of every man
' th 1 "'
An lndla " who learn9 cautlon from
' X ' in * r ° I,ulMfd Womes ,nore da "K«' r ° u *
i than bpfore ' InKtcad of the tiger ' 8 rasb
St becomes the advance of the serpent
Fer0cit >" is te "P orarily «Pbtced by
cunning ami »tratejçy, and he may be
\\atcbl ListenI Dc alert! were tue
captain's orders. "Notone Indian must
^„,- 1 , the breastworks if we would let to
morroW 's sun find our scali* on our
heads!"
And by and by the camp grew quiet
an d the night began to drag its «low
length away. ,
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' Let us follow Joe as ho leaves the
rocky breastworks aud creeps forward in
j tb S, dark "^ neV er leave» his dead in
j' ^ »„ enemy if It can l*
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avolded ; 18 18 not ? b,vall 7 wh,cb ,n *
duc f b \ m ^ ,P* nl hla, . I,e to i remove 11
i dead body, bnt superstition. As soon as
night fell preparations were made to
secure the dead scattered ou the slope.
Half of the bodies had been removed
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when Joe made his start.
There was bnt one chance of his work
ing through the lines, and he was tak
ing it Before he had crept twenty feet
ho found himself beside the body of a
waiàSor, he hoped and expected to.
He seized it by the arm and began puff
ing it toward the gully. When half the
distance had been accomplished lie was
joinetl by a warrior who came up from
behind and seized t he other arm and
said:
"1 thought it was my brother, but he
must be farther up."
Joe uttered a grunt in reply, and tho
two dragged the body to the brink of
the gulf. There other hands received
it, and as it was lifted down to be borne»
away for burial Joe pussed along with
the three or four warriors in charge,
No one seemed to give him particular
notice. There wero only a few Indians
in the gully, the main force having witb
drawn temporarily farther to the north
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The poity vent forward.
As Joe followed tho body down tho
gully he met several Indians coming up
to help romovo tho dead, but ho had not
gone oveT two hundred feet when a
break in tho right batik offered him
opportunity to leave the big ditch. Hu
scrambled out at once and dropped to
his hands and knees and crawled away
j a the darkness.
n e had passed tho gully, which had
been considered the great point of dan
ger, and now to gut the lay of tho ground
about him and seek to discover if there
was another circle of Italians! Creeping
forward us silently a« a rabbit ho ascend
cd a ridge from which ho could maku
observations.
The Indians were carrying off their
dead—a portion of them—while the
others had built fires behind another
ridge and wero cooking their meat
offensive, and the repulse had evidently
demoralized them for the time being,
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They seemed assured that the white
men would make no move to assume tho
The way to the north aud the west
was unobstructed so far as the scout
could determine in the darkness, and
after a bit he moved forward, having no
other object in view than to cover the
twenty miles between him and the forks
of the Cheyenne as soon as possible. He
was carefully picking his way to the
northwest, neglecting no precaution un
til he should be certain that he «vas be
yond the lines, when he suddenly came
upon a dozen or more Indian ponies
bunched in a hollow where the damp
ness had brought forth a growth of
sweet grass. Two or three were itob
bled, but the rest were free, and after
creeping clear around tho circle Joe
faffed to find a guard. If one had been
left he had temporarily abandoned his
post.
The Indian's horse and dog are like
the Indian himself. They hate the
white man. Although Joe's disguise
had carried him through thojndians his
scent betrayed him to the horses a"
once, and as he crept nearer, those which
were unfettered moved away. The
scout know the characteristics of the
animals, and he lost no time. From u
heap of »addles, blankets and lariats he
seized a rawhide rope and made a dash
for one of the hobbled ponies, making
off us fast as his situation would permit,
In a couple of minutes he got the rope
around the pony's neck and looped it
1 into his mouth ami then he had him. It
j was not more than five minutes work to
cast off the hobbles and arrange blanket
and saddle, and then he led the animal
| out of the hollow und over the ridge
a ml away into the darkness until he felt
safe in mounting him. The beast fought
hard for a few minutes, knowing that it
| was all xvroug, nut tho strong arms and
the hard heels of the scout finally hum
I bled him, and he went off through the
darkness at a gait which would have
distanced pursuit had it been attempted,
Up one ridge—doYvn the other side
up and down—never a change in the lay
of the ground for miles and miles, bnt
J holding ns straight for the forks as the
needle of the compass could point.
Hunters in tho woods have their signs
i and need no compass. The hunters nnd
scouts on the plains seem to divine by
j Intuition. To the average eye the great
plains are a trackless waste. To the
scout they aro an open book. Blindfold
j him and lead him in circles for an hour.
„pj w h en the hoodwink is removed he
w ff[ K j V e the compass points without
hesitation.
And an Indian has tho instincts of n
fcyh or wild animal. The panther or
wolf may be driven from his lair and
pursued "for miles, but he can return to
j t by the shortest route. Lead an In
dian blindfolded a hundred miles from
»>'Y familiar point and tarn him loose
aTilt his eves will instinctively turn in
the direction of home.
As Joc r ,xlo forward through the
Kloom of night he had no fear that he
would come out above or below the
forks - H,Ä l,u ly anxiety was that he
might fail in finding the party. Sup
pose it had pushed ahead faster than he
bad figured! «appose it was stiff two or
three days away 1 Suppose tho order to
out bad been countermanded!
The pony went forward through the
dar ' meM a ,' a «^ ad y B a it. Beeunng never
to Ure. and after midnight the character
of tho country began to change. Instinct
to j ( j tho scout that ho was approaching
tho forks. If the party were there there
fore coming within riiio range. At the
distance of a mile away Joe piffled Ins
horse down ton walk and thus went
forward, listening with bated breath for
some sound to locate tho camp,
j The soft footsteps of his horse alone
brob ° tb ® mi " bty sileace ; N0 * *+
f th « chirp of » cricket came to him
from out the darkness.
i When yet half a mile from tho forks
Joe's bcart sank within him. If there
Would bo a score of signs to show it be
was a catnp near at hand hit horse
should make some sign. The Indian's
dog und pony aro his seutincls us he
sleeps.
There was a grove cf cottonwoods at
the forks, nnd around and about was
grass in plenty.
camp, but there was no camp,
scout advanced at a steady walk until
ho reached the edge of the grove un
challenged,
had not arrived,
in Ins disappointment, and for the next
few minute« he knew not what to do.
It was the spot for a
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That settled it. The party
Ho almost cried out
iCoutinuad Tomorrow. |
On account of the destruction by fire of the
steamer "ChiUttna," the Sunday tripe to
Ltnuulu Bark will be discontinued.
THE GAYEST AVENUE
BROADW\Y IS THE MOST INTEREST
ED STREET ON EARTH.
tVnltei tVelliuun Write» of the Itroad
*»r <»l Pleasure, of Show, of Fashion,
of Kxlravuganre —Ueiuitlful Women and
ExtortInnate Hotel Keepers.
[Special Correspondence.]
New York, .Sept. —Broadway, as I
have Haiti before, is the most interesting
thoroughfare in the world. And the
most interesting part of Broadway i*
that which extends from Fourteenth to
Forty-second street, a distance of a mtlo
and a half. This is the Broadway of
pleasure, of show, of fashion, of ex
travagance. It is the gayest mile and a
half in tho United State-;. There i--.
nothing like it in Chicago, Boston, Wash
ington or Philadelphia.
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Let me endeavor to Rive you a picture
of what this part of Broadway is—fifty
hotel», two hundred restaurant», twenty
theaters, a hundred cigar »tores, and 1
don't know how tunny millinery »hope,
jewelry »tores, haberdasheries and
drinking saloons. They »ay there are
many guinbling houses, too, but of this 1
know nothing from [lersonul observation.
Still it would not bo surprising if in thin
gay section of Broadway, or near by it,
there were tigers' lairs nnd even worse
places by the »core, for everything that
is sportive, reckless, demoralizing and
deasuro giving thrives here like a green
my tree.
The peoplo who infeat this gay Broad
way appear to havo nothing to do but to
spend money. Where all the money
comes from is a mystery to me. T<>
watch the Broadway crowds spend
money one would never think there
were such things as poverty, want, d< -
«pair in the world.
Not more than one-half of these pip,-in
ure seeking throngs are New Yorkers.
In a walk along this thoroughfare you
meet men from all parts of I lie United
States, from all parts of the world.
Many are respectable and important
persons at thoir home», guests of tho
hotels, in New York on business. Many
are bore merely for pleasure.
If there is a spendthrift in this coun
try, a yonug idiot who has "come into' 1
money nnd who is troubled with an itch
for spending it, .the chances are you
will find hitn ulotig Broadway. If n
dissipated youth is missing from home,
bore is whore his anxious parents should
eotne in search of him. if there is a
wandering hoy who has. through some
lucky stroke in the poolrooms, Iiecomo
im Imed with the notion that he is a
•plunger" and destined to make his
fortune betting ou horse races, a hunt
on Broadway will surely disclose him.
If a pretty, stylish and wayward girl
has run away from homo nnd failed to
send her address to her sorrowing par
ents, seek heron tho westuidoof Broad
way, between Fourteenth and Forty
second streets.
While all sorts and conditions of ineu
and wonieu may bo found on Broadway
there are certain places at which you
may lx> sure of finding certain kinds
of |ieople. For instance, all the Demo
cratic politicians go to tho Hoffman
House, kept by the famous Stokes. All
the Republican politicians go to the
Fifth Avenue hotel.
Sporting men, followers of the race»,
may lie found at the Coleman House.
Actors assemble at the Brower House.
Washington and New York state people
go to the Uilsey House. New England
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ers nre partial to the Stnrtevnnt. South
ern visitors, who formerly registered at
the old New York hotel, now go to the
Victoria.
With few exceptions tho New York
hotels are conducted on the European
plan, and I should judge all are man
aged with a view to making millionaires
of their owners in the shortest possible
time. For two dollars a day they will
give you a small bedroom, high up and
perhaps "inside" merely a [dace to sleep.
If yon want a fairly decent room, such
as you havo nt homo, yon must pay three
or four dollars a day. A room with liatb
is from five to seven dollars. If yon
want a parlor or reception room, yon
may pay teu or us tnuiiy more dollars
per day as you like.
These prices, mind yon, are for the
rooms alone. Your meals you pay for
us you get them—as long as your money
holds out. The simplest sort of break
fast-fruit, eggs, bread nnd coffee, or
something liko that—costs yon very
nearly a dollar. What tho check doesn't
take out of your dollar biff the waiter
expects and generally manages to get.
Two Bartlett pears cost you forty cents;
coffee with cream—and wbat civilized
man over heard of coffee without cream?
—is only thirty-five cents in New York!
A fair dinner will spoil a two dollar bill.
Yonr snpper or luncheon is $1.50. Be
sides yott must tip tho porter and the
hall boy r.nd the chambermaid. And if
you have a nice room and lira well you
will lx) lucky if you get off with less
than eight or ton dollars a day.
Nevertheless there nre thousands of
people upending their money in those
hotels and cafes. Hundreds of fashion
able restaurnnts are crowded all the
time. Cabs and carriages nre busy. Tho
theaters are full. Fine clothes are seen
everywhere. Expansive cigars—and hi
this part of New York the man behind
the counter loses respect for yon if you
ask for anything cheaper than tliroo for
a half a dollar—are smoked by the mil
lion. Wine flows and whisky too.
Broadway financiering is queer. Cham
pagne is sold ut the regulation price of
It .80, bnt beer is n dime and whisky
twenty cents a drink. In tbo New York
hotels they sell you two cent newspapers
for live cents, though you cun get them
just outside the door ut publisher's
prices. If you don't leave all your tuouey
in New York it is not the fault of the
New York hotel keepers.
Tho part of Uroadwuy of which 1
write is most interesting in the after
noon of a fair autumn day. Nowhere
else that 1 have been is it | tsible to see
bo many bountiful women. It seems ns
if all the beautiful women l:i the United
States have rendezvoused in this gay
mile und a half. Th'ir g'.-.vus and mil
linery ure poems. For a »n.-.n 1 suppose
1 have always taken extraordinary in
terest in fashion muguzinos. Every
week 1 buy ono or two, being particular
ly fond of the London and Paris publi
cations.
Until I visited Now York I had never
believed tho sort of gowns one aces
pictured in the f'nris fashion plûtes had
uuy real existence. 1 had supposed
they were fancy pictures, like artists'
studies of pretty heads. Yet here they
are, along Broadway, not in specimen,
not in occasional happy imitation, hut
in fuct and by the thousand, as artistic
aud pretty and chic us if they had been
cut out of tho fashion plates, enlarged
by «ums legerdemain to woman'a size
fir
^"40
and fi'tcd to women who know howto
wear them. Fittingly to characterize
the gown 1 and the millinery of Broad
way I shall linvo to employ the exprès
Sion which 1 heard a woman use, "They
are dreams.
Broadway goYvns and millinery are
worth going miles to aoe. Broadway
women are worth traveling the world
round to behold. Who are they, what
aro they, why aro they here? I hese uro
the queries that come intuitively to one'»
mind. But 1 know nut. One-half cf
them nt least appear to lie honest. Many
are actresses. Many more are unolassi
fled—not living by their wits, us a large
., , V, - „ , ,1
proportion of tho men of Broadway do,
but living somehow. No matter wha*
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or who they are, they form a passing
»how of beauty. They make up a van
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itjr fair which ono never tires of study
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The more yon study Broadway beauty,
however, the greater is your admira
tion (or modern art, for this beauty,
much of it, is the product of art. That
the gowns nnd the millinery are artistic
I have already noted, but this is only
half tho story. Tho corset maker, work
ing by measurement like an architect
solving a problem, has made the form.
The bootmaker has contrived to make
pretty nn ugly foot. It is in the fHce
that art has lavished her greatest
.. , . ■ _ ., ,
gt*iiius. Noses havo boon straightened,
tiii-ir pug ends elongated, their humps
reduced. Moles and wrinkles have been
eradicated or smoothed. The complex
ions, through long course, of treatment.
have been beautified almost incredibly.
Powder and tintB are used, bnt with
euch delicate art that nature in tUCCMS
fii 11 v KimiilutdMl
Iuil> umuiuicu.
All tliose things were pointed oat to
me by a woman who described the proc
esses, who told mo that hundreds of
Fiiiull fort "nes in
. m<ii i roi ni. in
women are earning
New York beautifying other women.
Tho rooms of the cosmetic urtists are
crowded. "Any woman with fairly
decent features and a hundred dollars
can become beautiful in New York." Bo
said my gqide.
A case in point. Along Broadway
walked a marvelously stylish, fascinat
ingly lienutiful woman. "I know that
girl," said a friend of mine; "she is the
wife of a theatrical manager. Five
years ago she was a country girl in Penn
sylvania. She drove the cows for her
mother, and 1 have seen her out bare
footed on a frosty morning, stepping in
the place where a cow had just been ly
ing to warm her feet. She had red hair,
freckles, a pug nose.
Such nro tho triumphs of art along
Broadway.
Now look at her!"
Walter Wellman.
The Equitable Life did *200,000.00
business last year, in Delaware, than any
other life lUDUiume com
Ansok A. Maukh,
Building.
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: silty. Agents wanton.
Manager. Equitable
Dou't Be deceived,
especially when vour health
msy be at stake. If nny one of
fers yon Johann Hoff « Malt Ex
i tract aud "Johann Hoff's" sig
I nature is not on the neck of the
5 bottle do not take it under any
r—J circumstances.
d>»i».cr(8j Throat. Coughs and Colds take
the Malt ExtraU hot at bed-time
aud Johann Huff's Malt Bonbons during
the day,

For Sore
RAILROADS.
PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD-STAND 1
I AKD Hallway of America-Protects
Throughout by the Interlocklnir »
Block Signal System. August it. U
PHILADELPHIA, WILMINGTON and BAD
TIMORE RAILROAD. 3.50 a. m..Mar 28. 1H»
Trains will leave Wilmington as follows:
Philadelphia, express, 1 SR, 2 56, 4 »i, B 30.745,
7 u I, « #o, « in, h tr. in un. ni is, n !», u as, 11 si.
«in, «IC IS, 1 OB. 3 06, 5IH, 5 10, S 17, 6 5«, 6 DC,
HI SI, 7 0«. 7 18. ft 13 p m.
Accommodât ion, B. 8 55, 7 05, 8 0«, 10 45, a m,
12 OK, 2 25,3 45, 4 25. 5 3C, 11 4n. 7 40, 10 30 p m.
I 'heater, express, I 55, 4 80, B 30, 7 45,7 5n, 8 50,
HUP, 8 47, III 05, 11 30, 1151,am, 504,55», 7«.
7 18, Blip in.
Accommodation,« 00, « 55,7 OR. 8 08, 10 45,11 83
a ni, 12 38, 2 "
New Y
itob au *
is, 2 25, 3 45,4 25, 5 O', fl 411,7 là, la DU n m.
New York, f 55, 2 55, 4 31,8 30, « 55, s 50, (u I«,
11 fd » in. «12 IB. 123-, 1 HB, 305, 3 45, 5 10, 5 17,
5 58, 8 I»!, +8 21 7 08, 7 18, B 12, III 311 p m.
Ilostun, wit limit change, 111 18 a m. 5 5ft p
West ( bester, via Lninokin. ft 30, 8 US
2 26, 3 45 n ra.
Newark Center anil Intermediate stations,
7 40 am, 12 54, A 33 n m.
Baltimore and Intermediate station!, 10 18
a m, 12 Oft, 3 47, 4 45. « I ft p m, 18113 night.
Baltimore and Hay Line, 5 23p m.
Baltimore anil Washington, 4 4ft, 8 01,911,
>, «1 15,21«, 4 25, 5 23,+fl OB.
P m, 12 40 night.
Delaware Division
m.
a m.
10 15, 1110 am, 121», «1 15, 2 08. 4 35, 5 SM.+6 IB.
6 58, 7 4(1, 8*1 j> in, 12 4» night.
Trains for Delaware Division leave for:
New- Castle, 8 15,11 SI a m, 2 5u, 3 6U, 4 40, « IS,
8 53, B 511 p m, 1* 08 nteht.
IsMvee. 8 15 a m, * .37 p m.
Nor Kelioboth, 8.15 a m.
Harrington, Delmnr and way stations, 8 IS
a ra. Harrinitlon and way stations, 2 50 p ip.
1Cipress for Dover. Harrington and Dein. or,
18 a in, 4 37 n in, 12 III night.
Express for Wyoming ami Smyrna, 6 53 n m.
Express for Cape Charles, Old Point Com
fort and Norfolk, II IS a m. 12 01 night.
Leave Philadelphia, Broad street for Wil
mington, express, 3 50, 7 31, 7 27, 8 31, B in, 10 20,
10 33, 1118a 111. «12 35 1 30,2 02. 301.3 ,8. 3 53,1 01.
4 41, 5 08,4 6 17, 5 30, 5 5B. 8 17, 8 57, 7 40. 11 18. 11 30
p ni. 12IICI night.
Aroommodatlon, 6 25,7 4«. 10 38, Il 5Sa m, 1 32,
2 28, 3 10, 4 00. 4 4«, II 22, 8 38, 10 1*1, 10 40. IPWpm.
Sunday Trains Leave Wilmington for:
Philadelphia, express. I 55. 2 51. 4 31, 8 50. «0(1,
10 Hfl, II 51 a 111,1 30,3 05,5 04.5 III,5 56,0 06. 7 I«, 7 25.
0 12 p m. Accommndallou, 7 no. 8 05 a m. 12 10.
1 45 4 05,5 31. Hl »I pm.
Chester, exprev. I 55,4 31, 8 50, 0 00,10 06,11 81,
a m. 5 04, 5 50, 7 0ft, 0 17 p m. Aeeouimodatlon,
7 («> 8 05 a m, 12 I I 45. 4 05. 5 20. 7 25. 10 30 p m.
New York, express, 155, 2 55.4 20. 7 00. 8 60,
11 51 a ill, 12 10, 1 311. 3 05, 4 nr,, r, pi, 5 ISA. « 0«.
«0 21,7 0«, 10 in pin.
Boston, without change, 5 5« n ra.
West Chester,via Lamokin, 8 05 a ra, 5 31 p in.
New ( 'asile, B 50 p in, 121» night.
Cape Charles, Ola Point Comfort and Nor
folk, 12 01 night.
Middletown, Clayton, Dover, Wyoming, Net
ton, Harrington, Brldgeville. Seafonl. Laurel
ami llelmar, 12 nl night.
Baltimore and Washington, 4 4«, 8 01, 10 15
a m, 12 (HI. 5 23, *« (ft, 7 4P, 8 20 p ra, 12 4M night
Baltimore only, a I» n ni, 12 13 night
Leave Philadelphia, Broad street, for Wil
mington, express, 3 60, 7 31, Mio, II 18am.441.
5 os, ft 57,7 40,8 35, 11 III. 11 30 p rn, 12 03 night.
Accommodation, 8 35, (138 a m. 12 3ft. Ï 05. « to
8 38. 10 03 and 11 88 p m.
Nor further Information, passengers are re
ferred to the ticket office at the station.
♦Congressional Limited Kx
posed entirely of Pullman
and Dining (Ars.
«Limited Express trains, composed of Hull
man Vestibule Parlor Cara, Vestibule Passen
ger ( 'caches sml Dining ( 'ars.
CHAR E. PCOH, J. R. WOOD,
General Manager. General Passenger Agent.
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V.M Grille I'Milor
ALTIMORK &
OHIO RAIL
ROAD HclieOule In
effect May 22. 1882.
Train» leave Dela
ware Avenue Depot
Kant Hound - New
York, week 'I»)».*
«HIS. *7 40,78 41, till 38 '
a in, (12 24,1260, *5 38,
77 38 p m. Sundays,
*3118, *8.53, *10 MM, a
m, *12 24, *2 50. *6 38,
*7 Wl p m.
Boston, *6 38 p m dally, with Pullman outlet
sleeping ears running tlirouxh to Boston with
out elianxe via Poughkeepsie liridge, tandlne
passenger» In B. A M. station, Boston.
Philadelphia, week days, *8118, B 'D, «45, *7 4(1.
7 58, *8 6, *8 41. BUi. til .81, t 'W. *1(13«, *1152«
m; *1224, IIP, *3 50. U IK, 4 11, Ui. *5 38, « 45.
*7 38, 8 25, 111 txi, *11 («I p ui.
Philadelphia, Sundays, tail., «4,1 50, *
» H>. * Iliad I 40 a in : *1* .4, Km, 22 3,6.. .4
5 Of), *5 38. A <5. *7 .1», « 2», III I , *11 HD u 111.
Chester, week day!, fid, 0. I 1 .17 I./ 50,
f l 25. t* 4I, « UM, »6. i, tua . II) 3ft, *11 5 » in
on. *2.511,8 06, 4 13. . 3,6 1 8. t 6.
Ill'0, »11 MO p in
Chester. Sundays. +3 68. «45, 7 0, +8 58,
7 111. +111 an. 1 4 I -. 1 00. +2 50, 3 (15, 4 10, S 86,
tj'-S'***' * . it»« .ffilWk m.
am, +1**24 Tôft 4 'up raYuuday». u 4 i!
* **• ** M * u '
Baltimore and YV igtonj +4 54. ti7,02 +17
* m; +1210, + 2 4«G. 306, +4 40, +«24. +47 58, fl
Baltimore and Way Station», 7 02 am, 3 05
p ™. dally,
+4 *n. rur,' 7* *.■'+*»!♦# I\ tl |o* m. 10 ' # < *'
Plttshurv. +8 4. a ra, +4 40p m. daily,
rf'Äin' ^d YY"duia?'M?'lu pm and
*7p m. both «'ally.
udd'ifp 1 }, m , ,ia , i. u ," ,ll ' tlon ' 8 05, 788
landtiitwrx accu-i raodatlon, wee» davr,
#|Jn J'^aiid '50 »no 'ïopîn* ** Miuaay *
Trains leave .«larxn atjiTiiiri .» :
6în X°i rl hî" ro *i' J'-* 7 ?8«833 a.m.
Nor Philadelphia, week dayn, 5.5, ' .*7 28
*8fl0, *#at, *ii * . H ;. 42, :i 55 . b *6 p. m. 8un
i d V™M*\îi ra ii y. 44 P- ' n „„ „ „ _
For Baltimore, week days 5 35, 8 50. *8 20,
*u 36 am: i i. pm. Sunday, aai am!

Nor Landenber ao
nays, ft *i. lodo. a ro;2 66, 5 00 p ra. Sundays,
M 26 a m; i 5 , 5 « ■ ■ •
Chicago and Pitta nig all daily ax
i-ept Sunday: t - m.,
Cincinnati an St. Louis, +11 35 a m dail
except Sunday,
Leave Phliadi'li < <i in. n 'on.
Week nays +4 6,6 00. 7 30. +8 15, 8 40, 10 00
ll 3 a : u noon. »I 45, 2 0i, 8 00,+4 06, *4 su
*0,, ,. +5 51 0 30, +7 24, » 10, »8 45. 10 1
B
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i .up»* week

• no li t pm.
Mtlidavs. 15, 60',+8 16. 8 30. 10 00, *1135 »
Hi noon 200, 800, +4 05, 4 30, +0 51. ft ». *7 24,.
1150
aid + Ezpre+g Dam». Telephone No.
' les > YVesti rn ï oints lower thau via any
' or line. ('. O. «('VI I.. Gci 1 Pass. Agent.
I. T. ODELL. General Manager.
.♦• 15.
Ml
I I
\\/ JL.v.INUTON AND NORTHERN hA IL
>V ROAD. Time-table in «fleet June 15,IM.
Train» leave Wilmington, French tttrtxrt Rt»»
tlon. fi r B. A O. Jum tlun, Mimtciianln.fluj-en
ÄS'WhÄÄ
Mortouville. l ixilesvllle, Waynesburg Juno
^
Jav, am. ; p m; «uudav only, 8 id
* o?j"n,tl-n. Momohanln. Qurencouil«
Oranovue. < oss&rt t'hadd'» Ford .lunctioi,
PtoooiiRon. W«t hiutc-r, Einbreeville, .Moi
tonrfii*. i oat«*v!ll6, W&y&wbanr Junction,
8prlji"fiei and intermediate at »1 ion», dally,
ï h^tor'ani h.torï.radi.t.
stiffens, daily except Sunday, »40 a tu, 450 pai
« indxt only, at 4 in and i fd p ra
i'rain* arrive at WUmington, BVench street
•dation, Iren I Beading, Blrdsboro, Joanna.
SjirlngHeld. YY'aynesbUrg Junction, I'oate»
vlllf. Murtonvllle, Kinbree ville, West ('bester,
1'ocopHon, Chadirs Ford Junction, Cus.-art,
liranogur, Ouyencourt, Montrbo.nln, 6.6 0.
Junction and Intermediate »tation», daily, ex
except Sunday, Id 34 h ni, ll 18 p m; .Sunday
imly, 1U34 am and 0 30 Dm.
From Springfield, YYaynesburg Junction,
I'oatesville. Mortonville, EmbreevUle. l'ucop
.-on. West ('bester, ( hadd's Ford Junction,
ossart, (Trnnogne, (iuyeucoiirt, Monlehanln,
n. 4 (I. Junction and intermediate station».
By, s oi and L 34 u ni.
t row CoatiMVilla, West ('bester and inter
medute stations, dally, except Sumlav. i IS
in. Daily at »:»iand 10 34 a m, and 2 22 r US.
A. li. McC'Al'HLAND, Supjrlmen- ent
LOWNESS BBUiOS,GeneralTassengn Agt»
1>H1LADKLI*HIA AND READING RAll
1 ROAD—"Royal Bouie' between Pi iladfi
phi i and Atlantic City—Tuo only double treck
fiue.
t Sun»
a. ui.
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ATLANTIC CITY DIVISION,
Leave Philadelphia. Chestuui treet wh»rf,
aml South sireei erharf,
FOB ATLANTIC CITY,
Week auvs, L-xprese, B(p a m.. 300,2-00, 4.00,
5.00 p. m. Ai-cummoda'ioo, 8.1» a. in., aud
4 15,5.30, «.30 p ra.
Sunday—expre«», s on, »I», 10.3 a. ra. Acwm.
modal ion, 8 00 a in. and 4.45 p. in.
Returning, leave Atlantic ' ity depot, corner
AI lautic and Arkansas avenue.
YVeek day»-Express, ,.00. 8.1». BJDa. ra.
and 3.15, 5.30 p. ra. Accommodation^)#.
5.50, 8.10 a. ui., and 4 30 p. m.
Sunday Exprès». 4.00, «.(». K.U0 p. m. Accom
modation. i. 30 a m, and 5.05 p. ra
" A. SYVÈIOARD, (J. U. HANCOCK,
General Manager. Gen. Poa*. Agent.
PERFECT
O OCULISTS'
PRESCRIPTIONS
VDJl'STMK.NT
GL.YKANTXKD
FILLED.
S. U. BAYXABD,
CORNER FIFTH AND MAR «LET STS.
Wlimtogtou, D«L

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