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III Jon while S1QQ1eftj
M That truth is sometimes stranger
Is Illustrated by queer
I Is fiction from that mysterious border
ITlving between wakefulness and
K complete unconsciousness of
eepthe land of dreams
witcheries of tho necro
I in the reams but
lancer dreams play their part
of the strangest manifestations
me them are In tho realms of fact
rerealed and
I Murders
Ldcrers caught through their
I urderers
J searchers have been led to
death has been fore
ErlPd treasure
url ed
Yldand disaster predicted Ono man
1d and Ohim
fa Jig ago brought upon himself
J breach of promise suit because ho
whllo dream
roposed to n woman
he In her parlor
dream was that of Mrs
A peculiar
J R Andrews president of tho Oma
I club who located tho
a Womans her
lead body of her husband In the
llatto river Nebraska
I Mr Andrews a wealthy lawyer of
bmaha recently went to a gravel pit
thlch ho owned on Cedar creek 100
Lies from that city to pay off em
byes Ho was not seen alive again
I When tho telegram telling of his
BUappearance reached his home his
fcifo had already started for the scene
If the tragedy having been Informed
L a dream of his fate
When she arrived at tho gravel pit
he was told that her husband had
tone down the river tho night before
he Insisted that In her dream he
9 ad gone up the stream
t Parties were sent out In both dl
ectlons and the body was found
ant fcp the stream near where In her
rd Eleep she had seen a muffled figure
0o following her husband
idu T In two dreams on the two nights
by receding his start for California a
n6 ouple of months ago Clark Emil
rhornland a retired Swedish mer
s a
ml hant of New York foresaw his death
trl n a railroad wreck
rk So vivid were these visions that
su fThornland wept when he kissed his
daughter and grandchild goodbye
ot Indeed It was with difficulty that he
he was persuaded to start Ho said he
nl Idld not expect to reach his destlna
ua Itlon and took with him only enough
Ith money to pay expenses believing that
en lit he took more ho would lose It in
o I the wreck
tn4 Just as he had foreseen the train
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IlI I eRnha ksk rdlGrc Tnta
1 was wrecked It was the California
1 flyer on the Santa Fe road which
1 met Its I fate near Kansas City on Oct
a 30
In This Case Last Laugh Was Decid
edly the Best
J Q Hoyt once postmaster at Bar
net Vermont and Soth Ford White
Mountain stage line owner also of
Barnet were great friends and were
always playing Jokes on each other
Hoyt was a tailor his shop being
opposite Mr Fords residence Ford
once bought a suit of clothes ot
Hoyt who told him they were halt
cotton Ford took them home His
wife looked them over and told him
they were all cotton and no half
about it
He took them back and said Hoyt
you said these clothes were half cot
They are said Hoyt
Well what Is the other half
That Is cotton too
Some time afterward Hoyts store
anti the safe keys I wero missing They
wero supposed to have been dropped
by him Into a box of suspenders while
he was showing a prospective buyer
the stock and that the next pair of
suspenders ho sold he sold tho keys
with them
In some way Ford got the keys and
returned them to Hoyt saying
Here Hoyt do these belong to you
1101101 them under my chicken
Russell Would Protect Him
William E Russell was onco a
member of the First Corps Cadots
and when ho was governor took par
ticular Interest In his visits to the
annual encampment No one was
Prouder of the Governor than George
Washington Jones a colored gentle
man who had been employed to do
some men leI service for Mr Russell
when the latter was In college
At one of the governors visits to
camp Mr Jones was also on hand
and celebrated tho occasion so ener
getically that ho was placed under
arrest over night and made to po
lice or clean up tho camp grounds
the next morning Ho smothered this
Insult to his pride until ho could at
4ract the attention of the officer of
the day when ho complained as fol
My name Is George Washington
Jones and If Billy Russoll knew I was
doing this hed she you h lBos
ton Herald
When news of the accident and Its
fatal result to Thornland
was tele
graphed his daughter Mrs Chants
Thoren Brooklyn tho family related
tho victims prophetic dream
Strange things are being done con
stantly by persons while asleep Some
weeks ago at Wllkesbarre Pa Kate
Smith In her somnambulistic rambles
climbed to the roof of the house of
Mrs Sol Hlrsch In which she lived
How she got upon the roof Is a niys
tery for she could only have gained It
by a climb of which any woman would
seem Incapable
A somewhat similar but moro dan
gerous experiment was that of George
Tauwalt of 30G Plane street Newark
Early ono morning Mr Tnuwnlt was
f 1
I AJoaranbl
RY karrCriyh
tkr af aril
Li I I
found clinging to the edge of a third
story window at his home and was
rescued from his perilous position with
A moro tragic result followed the
sleep wanderings of Harry Davis
of Minersville Pa Walking in his
dreams ho fell from a thirdstory
window and crashed to his death
A few weeks ago Mrs Maggie Mc
Cracken CO years old of Village
Green Pa arose from her bed after
midnight and started upon a somnam
bulistic tour of the neighborhood Un
fortunately she fell into a small stream
near her home and was drowned
Two cases wherein dreams had to
do with death and disaster also came
from the interior of Pennsylvania At
Troy last summer Policeman Edward
Fenner was killed during a pistol duel
with robbers
A few hours later Comfort Smith
a farmer drove Into town and related
a dream of the night before
I saw Ed Fenner fighting a pistol
duel with three men he said to the
authorities One of tho men was
Smiths description of one of the
men was almost Identical with that of
a suspect whom the authorities were
already following
On Oct 29 at Monongahela Pa one
of those disasters that so frequently
attach themselves to coal mines oc
curred Among those killed was Gen
eral Manager Hornlckel
It transpired later that at about the
hour of the tragedy in the minenear
midnightMrs Hornlckel awoke with
a scream She said she had witnessed
in her dreams an explosion and that
her husband was among the victims
Maine Mans Work Done But Little
to Show for It
Albert Bowden of Orrlngton
Maine runs a small sawmill near his
home and in it Is one of the oldfash
loned upauddown saws He also
keeps a few cows and it has been
customary for his wife to do the
churning while he was engaged at
the mill
Mrs Bowden however recently
went on strike and Informed her
other half that he must churn that
week He therefore took the churn
to the mill and attached It to the
gearing of the upanddown saw Then
ho started the water wheel and soon
had an uptodato piece of machinery
In every particular
Noticing that things wero moving
smoothly he attended to some other
duties until his attention was called
to tho churn by a chugchug and
looking that way he saw buttermilk
spattering about and on reaching tho
machlno was Just In time to see tho
bottom go out of the churn and his
weeks butter go Into tho mill pond
He surveyed the ruins a moment
then went to tho door and calling to
the house said Wife 1 Ive churned
Bible Authority For It
Mr Rundlett at ono time a mer
chant In the town of Newcastle Me
Instructed his clerks to strictly fol
low tho precepts of the Bible In all
of their dealings
One day a lady came In to buy a
piece of dress goods and ono of tho
clerks spent a great deal of time
showing her various cloths which she
said werent good enough Seeing
fussy the clerk said
that she was
he thmiBlit ho had a better piece In
the rear of the store He showed her
this niece which she had already
seen but told her It was much finer
and worth 50 cents ft yard more
She said that she could readily see
that It was better so made her pur
Mr Rundlett who had seen the
transaction censured the clerk who
oplled that he hadnt dono anything
tho Bible
but what he could refer to
to justify
asked Mr
Why how Is that
Well she was
The cleric replied
a stranger and I took her in
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American League Notes
Ralph Glazo has applied for the job
of coaching the Ohio States ball
Cleveland has asked wMvers on
Hilly Lush from all the American
League clubs
Jesse Tnnnehlll was tho first of the
Boston club players to sign for tho
season of 1 JOG
Claud Ilossman expects to bo the
regular first baseman on the Cleve
land 1 team next season
The Cleveland club will send pitch
er Bracken drafted from Jackson
ville to the Atlanta club
Secretary Hugh McBrcen has com
pleted tho arrangement for Bostons
spring training at Macon Ga
Pitcher Gibson Is in Boston recov
ering from an operation for a strain
in tho groin sustained last fall
All American League clubs but
I Washington have waived claim to
third baseman George Rohe of Chi
Pitcher Noodles Hahn of the High
landers has a brother who wants to
bo an umpire In tho Southern League
The veteran Specks Hurlburt of
Oklahoma predicts that pitcher John
Halla will make good with Cleveland
Lajoie says that his foot Is In first
class shape and that he never felt
better or more able to do the distance
than at present
Manager Griffith announces that
Conroy will play center field for New
York next season which makes It
certain that Fultz will retire
There will bo no slicing of salaries
In Washington as Manager Stahl be
lieves in having satisfied players
around him or letting them out
Jack Chesbro of New York will not
coach tho Harvard pitchers In tho
spring but will go south as soon as
Manager Griffith says the word
Charley Hlckman has written to
President Noyes that he Is so pleased
with Washington that he is willing to
carry the bat bag If Manager Stahl
so wills It
Clark Griffith declares there Is noth
ing In tho story that he Intends trad
ing Pitcher Wnlter Clarkson to Cleve
Pitcher of the New York A L Club
land for Earl Moore Ho expects
Clarkson to bo a star this year I
National League News
Pitcher Bob Wicker has signed a
190C Chicago contract
Umpire ODay says ho never knew
the equal of Tom Brown for speed in
running the bases
Dave Brain has written President
Dreyfuss that he is satisfied with his
transfer to Brooklyn
President Pulllam says the problem
of getting good umpires causes him
more trouble than all the rest of his
Manager Tcnney of Boston Is un
decided between Charlottsvllle Va
and Raleigh N C as a training place
for the Beaneaters
Manager Donovan of Brooklyn de
clares that ho could not persuade
pitcher Mike ONeil to sign he hay
ing retired for good
The Boston club Is trading Jim i
Delohanty to Cincinnati for substitute
Infielder HInchman Hanlon proposes
to try Del at third base
President Pulliam has promulgated
tho releases of John Lobert by Chica
go to Cincinnati and of Tom Walker
by Cincinnati to Columbus
The Cincinnati club Is said to bo
contemplating a trado of Bill HInch
man for Jim Delahanty of Boston
Delnhanty batted 2C8 last season
All the National League clubs are
said to have waived claim to pitcher
Pat Flaherty of tho Pitts burgs That
means back to tho minors for Pat
The contracts of Arthur E Meier
and Harry Nowmyer with PUtsburg
and of Carl Druhot with Cincinnati
have been approved by President Pul
The Cincinnati club has given of
ficial notice that pitchers Ed Van An
da and Tracy Johns has been re
turned respectively to Canton and
Fred Tenney expects to make in
other deal or two before the season
opens Ho would like to swap Cozy
felon and one or two others for a
first class man
American Association Affairs
The Columbus club will do all Its
training In Columbus this coming
spring as usual
Manager Dick Padden of St Paul
says that Inflelder Marean will not bo
sent to Washington
Time Toledo club has promulgated
the contract of Grover Gillen and the
release of Jack Boyle
There Is Just n possibility that Dale
Gear may be back In Kansas City
again this coming year as manager of
the Blues
Umpire Jack Kerin of the Now Eng
land Iengue has submitted his terms
to President OBrien of tho American
Association t
The Minneapolis club has signed
Lefty Sporer the former Minne
apolis pitcher who was with the Win
nipeg team of the Northern league
last year
Predictions are being made that
the pennant fight In the American
Association next season will be be
tween the two Ohio cities Columbus
and Toledo
Secretary Barnard of Cleveland
says for Nick Kahl the Cleveland re
cruit that ho Is a good ball player for
minor company and a man who will
be valuable to Columbus
Dr Carney may not play with St
Paul next season Ho Is now practicing
his profession In Dorchester Mass
and has been very successful Should
he decide to remain In Dorchester
and not attempt professional base
ball Dr Carney will accept one of
the several offers which have been
made for him to go out as a coach
Western Association
Harry Kublltz and R A Kllng have
signed with St Joseph
The Joplin club promulgates the
contracts of A G Wisserard and Tony
Manager Kimmel of Wichita has
sold outfielder J P Murray of Topeka
and may dispose of John Fillman
President Shively cut a big figure
at the National association meeting In
New York as a member of tho confer
ence committee with the two major
leagues Ho states that tho power of
Tebeau and Griffith has been com
pletely and permanently broken
Western League
The Denver club has signed Charles
Rathburn and Nick Welgaratt
Shortstop Jimmy Barton who
played with Youngstown last season
has signed with Sioux City for next
The Sioux City club has given no
tice of acceptance of terms of J Bar
ton L J Coughlin and J G Thomp
General News of Sport
The Pacific Athletic club is trying
to bring Battling Nelson and Kid
Herman together and has offered
20000 for tho fight
Yale and Cornell have arranged a
baseball game for early In Ma the
first diamond meeting since 1 1 of
the old rivals They probabl will
meet annually hereafter In all
branches of sport
ExCapt Mark Catlin of the Chicago
university eleven was elected by the
University of Iowa board of athletic
control as coach of the Iowa track
team for the coming spring Catlln
will have entire charge of the track
men of whom about fifty will bo out
early In the season
Dr Frank R Carson of South Bend
Ind was reelected president of the
Central league on the fourth ballot In
the first three ballots Ren Mulford
led with Carson second and E W
Dickerson of Grand Rapids also In
the race On the fourth ballot Spring
field Dayton and Evansvllle came
over to Carson and the election was
made unanimous B F Perkins of
Wheeling was chosen vice president
> a PWilNIt E t
I I Late News by Wire I
Sir Thomas Llptou has offered a
500 cup for yacht racing this year
and the Brooklyn Yacht club has no
tified Sir Thomas that It will hold a
contest for It The race will bo from
Qravcscnd bay to Bermuda a dis
tance of C50 miles and It will start
on Saturday May 20 J
Superior weight and strength gave
Frank Gotch thin victory over Charles
Hackenschmldt of Sweden In their
GrecoRoman wrestling match at Des
I Moines Iowa Jan 9 Gotch won tho
first fall In 115 minutes and 10 sec
ands and tho second In 41 minutes
and 20 seconds Gotch outweighed
HackcnBchmldt by about eighteen
Peter Latham of England the I
worlds champion court tennis and
racquet expert finished his American
tour with a victory In an exhibition
court tennis match with George Stand
ing at the Racquet and Tennis club
New York Jan 13 Ho conceded
Standing odds of onehalf fifteen nnd
won In straight sets SG 81 Latham
has sailed for home
At a meeting at New York of the
American committee of the Olympic
games scheduled to start at Athens
next April It was decided that 25000
would be required to carry out time
present plans for American partici
pation It was decided to select a
team of champions In all sports to
represent this country In all the
games to be contested at Athens
I Football I
i Delegate R S Powell Introduced a
bill In the lower house of tho Virginia
legislature tending to prohibit the
game of football In that state A pen
alty of from 50 to 500 C for each of
fense Is prescribed
Stevenson the star quarter back
of the Pennsylvania cloven whoso
election to the captaincy for 190G was
not ratified by the university athletic
authorities made the statement that
he would remain in collego and make
good in his studies If possible
After considering the matter two
days and discussing It at great length
the faculty of the University of Wis
consin adopted resolutions Instruct
ing the Wisconsin representative to
the university conference In Chicago
to recommend the suspension of in
tercollegiate football for two years
Rlpon Wis college Is to take up
the game of lacrosse which so far
has not been played In colleges and
universities of the West Dr Cutler
a Harvard medical college man who
has charge of athletics at the college
Is an expert lacrosse player and has
taken the students In hand The col
lege authorities decided on lacrosse
Instead of tho game of soccer football
because lacrosse Is more spectacular
therefore a better drawing card and i
as good or better for the student him
self The college will not abolish
football at present as long as the
other schools keep up tho game but
lacrosse will be made an additional
feature of college athletics
I I Boxing I
Wllllo Fitzgerald of Brooklyn and
Willie Lewis fought twentyfive rounds
to a draw at Colma Cal Jan 12 The
battle was well contested all tho way
The decision of an oven break did not
meet with the approval of the great
er part of the crowd which yelled for
Arrangements for a match between
Marvin Hart and Tommy Burns for
the heavyweight championship of tho
world were completed Tho bout will
be pulled off before the Pacific Ath
letic club In Los Angeles Fob 23
Put Callahan a miner will meet Hart
In n fourround bout tho champion
to dispose of tho miner In that time
or forfeit 100
Tom ORourko wired to Aurelio
Hcrrcrn offering him a match with
Young Erno at the New Tuxedo club
outside of Philadelphia Hcrrora
wired back that ho would not bind
himself to fight anyono but Nelson or
Britt ORourko then sent a second
menage to tho Mexican stating that
the Tuxedo club would give lti000
for n twentyround battle between
olson anti himself
In what turned out to be a slugging
match Instead of the classy light that
had been looked for Aurella Hcrrorn
In the fifth round knocked out
Young Corbel at the most large
ly I attended fight seen at Los An
geles In years Corbott forced tho
fighting from the start and did most
of tho leading He landed several
body blows but found Horrent game
the Mexican coming back for more
each time The Mexican won tho fight
by permitting Corbett to wear him
self down with his aggressive tactics
Horrora under an agreement made
before the fight Is to meet Herman
next month
I On the Turf I
The war between tho Crescent City
Jockey club and tho New Orleans
Jackoy club will continue until the
spring meetings open in the north The
last hope for a settlement was ended
when Curly Drown the leader of
tho conciliatory faction among the
stockholders In the City paik track
sold out his holdings This action
left Edward Corrigan master of the
At tho annual meeting of the Jockey
club Schuylor L Parsons was elected
a member and the four retiring stew
ards August Belmont James R
Keene JP Bradford and F K Stur
gis wero roolcctcd for two years
Following the meeting of the jockey
club the stewards wore In session re
electing Mr Belmont as chairman
and Mr Sturgis as secretary and
According to an announcement made
J 7fCZ
In signing John J McCloskey to
manage the Cardinals this year Frank
Do Haas Robinson president of the
St Louis Cardinals has engaged a
man who it Is believed will carry the
team well to the fore Of course ho
has his work cut out for him but on
the other hand there Is believed to
be fair material in the thirty men un
der him Among them are Burke
Shay Spike Shannon Beckloy Tay 1
lor Grady Smoot Dunleavy Arndt t I
HoelskoeUer Brown and McFarland
It will go hard if from the whole
bunch Mac cant carve out a first divi
sion aggregation Ho Is to train his
men in Houston Texas
McCloskey was born on April 4
18C2 The Incident occurred In Louis
ville He has a square look and Is an
allaround man Thousands of friends
will wish him good luck In his battle
i for place among the topnotchers of
i the old leagueNew York Press
public by Secretary John Bodcn of
the Nurragansett Breeders associa
tion two running race meetings will
be held at Narragansett park during
the coming season It was announced
that steeplechasing would bo an ad
ded feature of the meetings It also
was stated that the number of stake
events will ho Increased from ten to
sixteen during tho season of 190C
Harry Harris a Now York book
maker has filed a suit In tho United
States court at Covington Ky
against Joseph Rhlnock trustee ex
Mayor Fleischmann of Cincinnati and
Secretary Harvey Meyers who hold
a controlling interest In tho Latonia
race track Hnrrls will seek to enjoin
them from disposing of stock in tho
property This step will bo prelim
inary to his attempt to recover on al
leged claims amounting to over 100
I Trotting I
Time schedule of the grand circuit
trotting season of 190C was announced
at a meeting In Now York of tho
stewards of the grand circuit The
racing season will open at Detroit
with a two weeks meeting beginning
July 23 and ending Aug 4 and there
after meetings of ono week as fol
lows Buffalo Aug C to 11 Pough
keepsle Aug 13 to 18 Readvllle Aug
20 to 25j Providence Aug 27 to Sept
Ii Hartford Sept 3 to 8 Syracuse
Sept 10 to Iff Columbus Sept 11 to
22 and Cincinnati Sept 24 to 29

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