i ! I
B. F. SCHWEIER,
THE COnSTITUTIOn-TME URIO!lA!ID THE ERFORCEUERT OF THE LAWS.
Editor and Proprietor.
; MIFFLINTOWN, JUNIATA COUNTY, PENN., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1899.
CHAPTER VI. Continned.
"1 have just left the scene of the tra
fedy, madam; but knowing the torture
four minds must be under, I could not go
to mj home until 1 had seen yon. Your
son stands not in the slightest danger.
True, he may remain in custody for some
wetks. The coroner's jury will to-morrow
doubtless hold him for trial, on certain
circumstantial evidence that to the inex
perienced Juror wiH seem conclusive.
Your son may even come to trial in crim
inal court, but, believe me, not a hair ol
hla head shall be Injured, and he shall re
turn to you. his entire innocence of th
crime charged against him fully estab
Iished, the honored name he bears untar
nished, and more, be shall one day present
to you as his loving wife the fair girl who
even though she saw his bent form stand
ing over the lifeless body of her fathel
with the reeking weapon In his hand that
bereft him of life, yet has full confidence
in his innocence, his honor and integrity.
the daughter of the murdered man.
"Poor Hattler exclaimed the widow
You must go to her, Jennie, with the
dawn of day. This Is terrible for the pool
irL Why. Mr. Sellars. my son had twe
objects in visiting Mr. DeRosette' horn
to-night. One, as yon doubtless know,
was to take up his note. The other wai
to ask his sanction to the onion of which
you have referred.
"He had obtained that sanction," oaU
Sellars. "He had also taken up his notl
and had it in his possession."
"I know, " the widow said. "He hat
informed me. And then, the bag of gold
It seems incredible!"
"Did your son return to the house, mad
m. after he had received the bag of coin
and before going to the banker's 7"
"He did not. He left us at half aftet
nine, and when he returned he waa ll
the custody of Sheriff Cobb. Yon know
he expected to leave for Baltimore on th
four o'clock train to attend to some busl
ness matters he has there with a commls
"He so reformed me," said Sellars.
"Mr. Sellars. I suppose we may visit
any brother in the county Jail?"
"Certainly. Miss Jennie, and I will try
and induce Sheriff Cobb to place him it
the debtor's room, which ia more commo
m odious than an ordinary cell, if be ii
held for trial. Yon had best visit him
between eight and nine o'clock this morn
Ing. Tell him, of course, that when th
riffht time cornea Lang Sellars will estab
lish hia innocence and unlock his prison
doors. But first, I have much to do, te
fasten this crime where it belongs. Then
la doable mystery here, at least. I have
the key to one. I shall solve them all,
only it will take time. And now, all that
I have said waa for yonr ears alone. A
ingle word that my suspicion rests on
other than Robert Campbell might doubly
Increase the difficulties of the work I have
before me might. In fact, cause, guilt j
n.riim tn take to fllsht ere l nave the
links in a chain of evidence that
will bring them to the gallows forged well
together, and sena me scounug
across the continent; therefore -"
"Our lips shall remain sealed, Mr. Set
tar, bnt our gratitude to yon-"
"Wait, madam, until I have deserved It
"I's lak the grave, Mara Lang Jes' lak
the grave." ... ,
"Ria-ht. Roger. And your maid berer
"Oh, I will answer for Chloe,
' "I dunno a ting, and never did," said
the sable Chloe. "All I want is fv young
masts back, so the bressed mistress and
my Miss Jennie kin dry dar eyes.
"Whv. don't yon see, Chloe, mother I
smiling now, and I I am another girl al
will nd-niirht. ladies." said the de
tective. "I am glad to have been able to
relieve'your minds of much anxiety."
"Good-night. Mr. Sellars, and may God
mi a in innr endeavors to bring to the
bar of justice the guilty wretch who mur
dered my husband's old friend. Oh, if
Duncan waa alive, what a .hock this
would be to him. And his son hi hoy.
held for the crime!"
"Herbert Russell was held for the mur
der of Dr. Taylor, madam."
"True." said the widow, as Sellars pas
ed from the room.
Jennie accompanied Mm to the door,
bade him good-night, and watched his
form as It disappeared In the darkness
that so often precedes the dawn of day.
"What a reputation that man baa as a
Jetecter of crime." she thought, as she
Talked back through the hall. "Through
out the South, at least, he stands without
s peer. Well, he deserves to."
When she joined her mother she found
her preparing to retire in a chamber ad
joining the Bitting room, tears coursing
their way down her cheeks in profusion.
"Why. mother, dear, you are weeping
"But now, my child, the teare are happy
ones compared to those of but a half-hour
co. Come, join me In my room for a
abort repose. At eight o'clock yon must
hear the glad tidings to your brother that
he is under the watchful care of Lang
Sellars, the great Southern detective
who has promised to restore him to us.
Sheriff Cobb, when he had taken Robert
Campbell into custody, was thoroughly
catlafied ht the young man waa tb
bankers murderer. Of that there can
Be no doubt, but It is also certain that
in his haste to do so he waa actuated by
l fear that Sellars would rob him of the
rlory. as he considered it, by taking him
into custody himself.
Since the rescue of Herbert Russell
from the very trap of the gallows a year
Sheriff riohh had been very jeal-
us of Carolina's great detective, and he
that he should have the
:redit of having apprehended the murder
er of Banker DeRosette.
Not a suspicion of Herman Craven, the
(nan who. in slippered feet, bareheaded
ind in his shirt sleeves, had aroused him
from his slumbers at the dead hour of
aitcht by the ringing of his door bell and
shouts of murder, hai crossed his mm
Herman Craven had denounced the man
w hom he found bent over his nncle'a life
less clay with the bloody knife in his
hand, as his murderer.
Herman Craven was the dead man s
oephew; the cashier of bis bank: the pros
pective husband of his daughter. At least,
Herman had told him that it was hia an
cles wish that they be united.
ji r. l r l
I i I t U LA 1 ' IS 0
Herman had cashed thousands of checks
for him. which checks he had accepted In
payment of taxes. It was plain to Sher
iff Cobb that Robert Campbell had sought
that night to gain the banker's consent to
his marriage to his daughter.
The banker had utterly refused hia sanc
tion, and forbidden him to pay hia ad-
1 reuses to the girl. The girl loved, or fan
ied she loved, him, but would not be
otne his wife without her father's con
tent. Perhaps he had ordered Robert
from the house. Anyway, the banker re
nwjved, the young man hoped to make
ilattie his wife and obtain the fortune she
"Xo thing could be plainer," thought
SherU Cobb. "He was prepared for
uch an emergency. He had the sheath
knife with him. It may have been In an
unguarded moment and In a fit of passion
that he thrust its blade to the banker's
heart, or the deed may have been coolly
and deliberately executed. One thing sure,
the blow fell quick and sadden, but in hi
anxiety to make certain that his victim
was dead the young man tarried too lone.
The cries of the banker reached the ears
f his nephew and those of his daughter.
who aped down the stairs and confronted
him with the evidence of his damnable
?rime clotched in his hand.
"A moment more and he would bar
een gone, the sheath knife with him. In
he morning the banker's body would have
been found stiff and cold. Who murdered
him? Robert Campbell would have un
dertaken to fasten suspicion on the young
cashier, as he does now, and perhaps with
greater prospect of success. But the
bag of coin ? He did not have it with him
Vhen he entered the house. But how did
he obtain that note? He may have bad
t and secreted it somewhere after he
vtruck the blow, and before he withdrew
he knife blade from the banker a breast
It may be discovered in the bouse. Again,
he may have had an accessory, who fled
with the coin. At all events, I have the
start of Lang Sellara on this ease. I have
the man who struck the fatal blow. He
belongs to one of the first families in the
State, but there is no 'wrong man' this
time. All I will require will be a little
time to find the gold. Robert Campbell
is a candidate for the gallows!"
Thus thought Sheriff Cobb as he made
his way home after seeing his prisoner in
carcerated in jaiL
The cries of the widowed mother and
lister of the prisoner yet rang In hia ears;
but there was only one path for him to
follow the path of doty.
At eight o'clock on the morning of the
nineteenth Jennie Campbell entered the
ifflc of the county jail and made known
her desire to sea her brother.
"Follow me. Miss Campbell," said Jailer
Vllyaw, an undersised, corpulent little
nan. "There are no orders not to admit
'on, and if there were you should see your
rother, even if he Is in jail on the charge
f murder. I am sorry for you, miss, in
leed I am. Who would have believed
"Don't speak of It, Mr. Filyaw, if you
please," said Jennie. "We have every
confidence that my brother will be able
:o establish his innocence."
"I hope he may." said the jailer. "I
lope he may. But what have you there?"
"Merely my brother's breakfast in this
basket," said Jennie. "He ia not nsed
to prison fare. My mother being some
what prostrated, did not accompany me.
ind I did not bring my maid to-day."
"Bless yon," said Filyaw, "I should not
feed Robert Campbell on prison fare. The
best my own table affords should be his."
"Oh, thank yon, air, bnt either my maid
r I will come every day while my brother
is here ia jail."
They passed from the offlce through the
ball into the corridor of the prison. Fit
raw blew a sharp not on his whistle and
i turnkey came forward and unlocked and
swung open the heavy iron door of the
structure, banding tne jailer a bunch of
eys as he did so.
They passed witnin ana tne neavy aoor
losed with a clang that grated on poor
Two rows of cells confronted them
ne to the right, the other opposite with
i nassase between them and an iron stai-
vay at the further end of the passage
Hey, you jailer! Does my case cany
ff at September court?" wo
greeting that reached their ears as they
"I think not, WorteH," was the reply:
but don't worry about It. It will come
ff soon enough."
"Got any 'baccer. Mars Jailer?" were
he words that greeted them from another
"Here. Pompy!" and Filyaw passed half
if a plug through the iron bars of his ceil.
"Tank you, Massa," and the negro grin
jed as though he was happy.
"Why do you keep negroes here, Mr.
"All. Miss Campbell, who violate the
aw, free born or slave, white or black,
ire liable to" Imprisonment in jail. Pompy
iow is a free negro. His offense is not
. ery grave. He merely stole a hog. If his
iccusers tell the truth."
"Da lies. Mars Jailer; da lies. I neb
VT stold dat hog. He corned to my tater
,utch. an" was rootin' dem up. You reck
in I gwine let someone else's hog waller
n my t a tern, an' den Mow blm to go freei
ides dat. I only got seben dollars fer de
log. an' 1 offer de owner half of It."
"Don't worry, Pompy: I have engaged
i good lawyer to defend you-"
"Tank you. Mars Jailer."
They passed on to the stairway and as
ended it. It was much lighter on this
ior, nnd the air seemed more wholesome.
I'herc were two rows of cells as below, bnt
,ot extending the full length of the build
tig. Two debtors' rooms occupied eon-t.io-.hif
mice at the rear.
-Yonr brother la In the male debtor's
rooi?" ..IdJailer Filyaw. "I did not Mk.
ne Idea of confining him In a cell. The
debtor'a room la nau "
In . moment more the jailer had singled
nt key from hia bunch and unlocked
and opened the door.
. . . ivlnc on a low Iron
was clasped In ner bw - -
.t iii return in uiieeu -
the StLTS -f "UhdreW Md
locked the door behind him. .
... J- - ara; hut tears stood
Filvaw bad Been vt ii" - ----.T
W. vt tears stood in hia
Ve- he trudged back to hi. offlce.
"mething wrong somewhere." hemut
tr"Lang BeUarg ahejUd be called la-
to this eaae. I tnt believe a son of Dun
can Campbell guilty of murder."
Little did Filyaw know how deeply tbe
great detective waa already interested In
' !I Vae In aad despair all night, dear sis
ter. said Robert, perhaps five minutes
after Filyaw had taken hia departure.
"My .reliance was on Sellara, and I
thought he had abandoned nee. Your
good news reassure me. I am content to
lie In jail until such time aa he la able
to place hare In my stead the murderer
of my dear old friend. It will take time,
bnt be win do It, and with a network
around him from which he cannot escape.
Now let ns talk no more about thla mat
ter. Yon know the inquest takes place
at tea o'clock. I do not wish mother to be
there. If necessary, promise me that
you yourself will remain home and keep
her from attending. It would be too much
for one of her years and sensitive nature.
I shall surely be held to court, and I would
spare her the pain of seeing me conveyed
to jail again."
"She thought you would feel so, Robert,
ind will remain at home. Several ladies
will be with her. I shall be at the inquest,
my brother, and though you are returned
to jail, knowing what the future will bring
forth, I am content, and then I must be
with Hattle, your future wife."
"Bless J to, my sister I"
The brothel and sister sat side by side
on the iron cot when Filyaw again opened
the door, and the basket of edibles had
been very much depleted.
"Ready. Miss Campbell?" he asked.
"Yes, Mr. Filyaw, and very thankful
"Entirely welcome. I Just received a
message from Attorney Dobba, and am
expecting him at the jail every moment.
He may try to worm- a confession from
you, Robert. I would not see him."
. "Thank you, Filyaw, but I am guilty
of no crime. Please admit him."
"I don't believe ou are. but these law
yer ar. dangerous sometimes, .WouM
you not DV to see Lang Sellars? You
remember how he saved the life of Her
bert Russell at the last moment. Poor
Herbert, he occupied this very room for
"I have no message for Sellars," said
Robert. "Of course, if he calls volun
tarily and wishes to see me, admit him:
but he stated last night that he thought
Sheriff Cobb had apprehended the right
"He did! He did!" exclaimed Filyaw.
moving nervously toward the door. "Then
I would not give much for your life. God
help you, sir!"
Robert and hia sister exchanged glances.
He kissed her good-by and she followed
the Jailer back to hia offlce.
"Neither the brother nor sister seem
heartbroken," thought Filyaw, as he
watched her lithe form pass from view,
"but if Lang Sellars made that statement
the son of Duncan Campbell will die a
felon' death on the gallows."
(To be continued.!
Oculash (Boston Cooking School
Magazine) Cut two pounds of round
i beef Into two-inch cube. Saute tn
iiree s,bl poonrnle- o i tptliiaw.-artf
i.n onion ana a small carrot cut flne;
i d the meat and brown slightly, then
idd a cup of hot water or stock. Cover
i.ghtly and let atew slowly until near-
y tender. Parboil potatoes, which
ve been cut in balls, Ave minutes;
nJd to the moat with one tablespoon-
ui of paprika, half a cup of hot water,
tnd salt to taste. Simmer half an hour.
L:rown two tablesDOonf uls of butter,
add three of flour and one cup of brown
itock, a little salt and pepper and stir
into meat. When boiling, turn out on
platter and garnish with one doaen
pimentoes, heated and arranged on
iiiUnds of toast and sprinkled with
Cream Cheese Salad. Make tiny balls
of soft cream cheese, with butter pad
dles, and serve on crlso lettuce leave.
Sprinkle with French dressing. Sim-,
pie and delicious.
Perfect Peach Pie. Line pie tin with
pastry, place a sheet of paraffin paper
in it and fill with pieces of stale bread.
Bake quickly and then remove the fill
ing by lifting out the paper. Have
ready half a dozen peaches cut In two,
and stewed slightly with a cup of wa
ter and sufficient sugar to sweeten.
Thicken with cornstarch moistened
with cold water, flavor with a drop of
almond and pour over peaches placed
cut side up. In crust. When cold cover
with a meringue, or better still, a cup
of cream whipped stiff, sweetened and
flavored with almond.
Eggplant Olio. This recipe has been
given, but so long ago that we repeat
It. for It Is an uncommonly nice dish.
Slice and fry crisply brown one good
sled eggplant. During the frying
nave three tomatoes cut in halves, bak
ing in an oven, pulp side uppermost;
spread lavishly with butter, each dust
ed with a saltspoonful of salt and dash
of pepper and piled high with finely
chopped onion. Serve one on each aide
Tomato Butter. Seven pounds of
tomatoes, seven pounds of tart apples,
four pounds of sugar, cloves, cinnamon
and allspice to suit taste. Boll toma
toes and apples together until they need
stirring, then add sugar and spices.
Boll four hours.
Tomato Chowder. Take twenty-four
large tomatoes, one dozen green man
go peppers and eight medium-sized on
ions; chop all fine. Then add three cup
fuls of vinegar, one tablespoonful of
salt, three large tablespoonfuls of
cloves, two teasooonfuls of cinnamon
and one teaspoonful of allspice. Tie
the ground spices In a small muslin
bag. Boil the whole mixture two
hours. Before sealing. If desired, add
a little grated horseradish. It can be
kept either with or without
but la best if kept sealed.
There are several varieties of fish
that cannot swim. In every Instance
they are deep-sea dwellers, and crawl
about the rock.
An Oklahoma town was surveyed,
lots sold, and many of them occupied
by about eight hundred people within
Now the highest of the graduating
honors at Cambridge University, in
England, goes to a colored man, a
Brahmin from Bombay.
The men-of-war of the Romans
had a crew of about 225 men, of which
ITS were oarsmen working on three
decks. The speed of these vessels was
about six miles an hour in fair weather.
Printing Ink is made by mixing
soot or lampblack with a transparent
boiled oil that is sticky, the mass re
maining fluid, but rapidly drying and
adhesive even when laid in a very thin
coating on a sheet of paper.
A remlnlscene of Aaron Burr was
dug up in a New York street a few
day ago. It was a hollow chestnut
log. still in good condition, used as a
water pipe and laid under a contract
secured by Burr from the legislature.
Japanese workmen are obliged to
wear on their caps and backs) an In
scription stating their business and
their employed' name.
eYCe OF SOME GREAT LEADERS.
Optical CoasfMsrlsoa of Kate, Kltca-
estr, Caasabaf-lala, aiawara. ;
The eye aa Indicating a man' meats!
power baa been receiving a great deal
of attention lately. ' It la a fact that all
the great men of recent time have been
endowed with what is called the "mag
"The penetrative eye" la Invariably a
-haracterlatlc of the man born to xer
:lse Immense Influence over hia fellow.
Look where yoo will among the rank
of modern men who wield great power,
one feature of their personality : tm
prease the beholder above all others
the bright, keen, generally "knowing"
eye that, with a glance, reckons one to
the last gramme of merit and eeems to
pierce one' very though:. '
Yon can't bamboozle an eye like that;
yon can't throw figurative dust In It
with brag or "bounce;" It would Jut
look at you and It X-rays would pene
trate the cloak of sham and show jrou
m your true worth. '
Such an eye Is possessed by Mr.
Rhodes. "But let me look at hlm.'Vhe
once remarked of an lnfluentially
backed applicant for aa appointment
under him.- Mr. Rhodes trusts hia eye
where he would doubt the word of
Lord Kitchener has an eye aa keen
as hia own sword blade. A young sub
altern known to the writer once had
occasion to particularly notice that eve,
"and I'd rather face the flash of guns
BuoiK ay a.
than go through the experience again,"
the culprit declared. ;
Everybody has heard of Mr. Cham
berlaln's eye and his eyeglass. There
ts something very "deep" and mysteri
ous In the appearance of that famous
right optic. A clever man. Indeed, la he
who could fathom Mr. Chamberlain'
meaning by studying hi eyes. In his
case they are not "the window . of
the soul" he never allows them . to
"give him away" to that extent. But
when occasion require that same eye
can flash In a way that Is positively
disconcerting. A radical M. P. bad a
CBAKBamLAlBT'S STS KAIBSB'S STB, '
rather lively encounter with Mr. Chasa-
berlaln in the early part of the present
Ion aad In telling the story the rad
ical If. P. who la oCa rather tlmorou
uusiiku decttfoa that- Cnamfter-
taln's glance of Indignation fairly bit
k" This Is an eloquent tribute to
the Birmingham member's eye power.
A writer tells how on one occasion be
saw the Kslsor riding at the head of hi
favorite and magnificent guard along
Unter dea Lmden, Berlin. The Em
peror's face was a study. Hard, i
morseless, terribly determined. It was a
face that one could never forget. And
the eyes those wonderful eyes glit
tered In It like burnished steel. He
would be a brave man who dared to
say "No" to the Kaiser.
Love grows by what It doesnt feed
Love never condescends to reason;
that Is why It la so reasonable.
No thin girl will ever admit that there
Is a family skeleton anywhere around
The average woman would rather
have a man think less of her and think
of her of tener.
You can always distract a woman's
attention bw showing her a new doily
pattern or a baby.
When a man baa a piece of bad luck
there Is always some woman around to
say it is a Judgment
Some of the worst gifts that Santa
Clans ever put in a stocking are what
women wear In them.
The first time a girl kisses a man she
tries to pose Just like the actress she
once saw kiss tn some play.
The average woman gets about halt
her pleasui In life out of "mleunder-
itandings" with people she likes.
After a girl has been engaged thret
or four times she feels lonesome every
night a man doesn't propose to ber.
The Lord probably made man first
because he was afraid Eve would In
sist on advising Him about making
A well dressed woman looks as If het
clothes were made for her, but a well
dressed man looks as if he was made
for bis clothes.
A woman's's Idea of society Is to talk
and act before people who aren't her
own family like she thought the world
was nothing but a nice dish of straw
berries and cream.
The Country's Physician.
At the present rate of increase tha
Cnlted States will have in 1900 about
Britain's Postal Profits.
The profits of Great Britain's postal
arvica are t20.000.000 a rear.
Tonthfal Dagrger W ladders.
The art of self-defense Is Inculcated
early among some of the wilder tribes
of the Caucasus, who Instruct their chil
dren, as soon as they can walk. In the
use of the dagger. First, tbe little ones
are taught to stab water without mak
ing a splash, snd; In the course, of time.
Inmost nt practice gives them an extra.
Mdlnary command over the wpoa.. '
-j . 1
DISCOVERED BY ACCIDENT.
. Waafclna-tea Girl's . I
Klwiai bv MalU
A Washington girl has Invented a
bethod of lending kisses by mall a
nethod by which she can present to
the favored one the living Image of a
Uas from her own rosy Hps. It hi a
ort of sign label. Incapable of forgery
r successful Imitation. It Is the verlt
tble documentary evidence of a kiss
riven and received, and It may yet
prove to be of vast legal Import.
Like many another good thing, the
mailable kiss was discovered by accl
lent at least that Is what the Inven
treaa say. The method of the disco V-
try was this: It happened one day
that she wished to write a letter to
him." It was a chilly day and a
blustery she says and to protect her
carmine lips from the salute of the
winds she reached for a little box ol
lalve upon her dressing table and there
with liberally anointed her Hps. And
In that salve there waa a considerable
percentage of rouge. -
The letter having been finished. It
was adorned at the foot with the con
ventional brace of Inky crosses. Now,
the had not seen blm for a long time,
and the last letter he wrote was really
nice one, so that It was understand
able that, the crosses having been
made and blotted she should press
ber lips Just once to the letter. .
The rouge In the salve did the rest,
It was a little greasy, but the uninten
tional result vens a perfect picture of s
pair of pursed Hps. The In ventres
was so pleased that she tried It again,
ind the second picture was better thar
When the pictures reached tbeir des
tination It did not need the Inscription,
"these are genuine," to tell the recipi
ent what to do with them. Theyspok
for themsclTasr ' "
No patent upon the process has yet
been applied for, but a slight Improve-
Uae&Vln--thejtrlglnal method has been
made. It Is now' the fashion to slightly
dampen the paper and to dust with
dry powder the lips of the sender. It
works Just as well, and the Bisset
A pttgafpgarrs oiRTMPcacmv::
B neb anan's Borne Cachana-ed, Thoaajh
o-r4 to Mother T.wa.
In Mercersburg, Pa., Is the old cot
tage In which Jamea Buchanan, Presi
dent of the Cnlted States from 185? to
1801, was born. It was removed from
Stony Batter, Peter'a township, fifty
years sgo. It is said that jamea Bu
chanan's mother put a bell on bis neck,
when he was a little fellow only a few
years old. In order that she could tell
In Just what section of the wood h
The home of Buchanan was a trad
ing post. It was on the lme of thr
BIBTBPIa.CB OF PRESIDENT BUCHABAN.
turnpike that ran from Chambers
burg to Pittsburg, and as the father of
the future President was a shrewd
business man be accumulated then
what was considered a large fortune It
those days. He sent young James ti
Dickinson College. In Carlisle, front
whldhSk was graduated In 1805. Th
house tn which Buchanan was born ll
now rebuilt. Before it was torn dowl
all the logs were case fully numbered
and when K was again erected it was
made a facsimile of its former self
The house Is a story and a half high
containing two rooms. There Is a slngk
window and a door in front and on
window on the alley side, with a dooi
at the rear.
Game of Che caw
In 1396 Mohammed Balba usurped
the crown of Granada In spite of th
superior claims of his elder brothel
Jussef. Be was very unsuccessful la
his conduct of tbe war against tb
Christians and was at length assassi
nated by poison absorbed through hi
skin from a shirt. He entertained a
desperate dislike to the brother whom
he had Injured, and when be knew that
his own fate was sealed he sent an or
der to the governor of tbe prison in
which Jussef wss confined that he
should be executed Immediately. When
the order arrived Jussef was playtna
chess with the chaplain of the prison.
With great difficulty Jussef obtained a
respite from the governor permitting
him to finish the game. Before It wai
ended, however, news came that th
usurper bad died of tbe poison. This
cancelled the order of execution and
Jussef, instead of going to the scaffold
mounted the throne.
When tin plates and dishes are very
dirty, it 1 a good plan to boll tbem In
Strong soda and water before scouring
and polishing them.
Where He Mrdi Hie Money.
"Do you make much out of your ap
ileal" asked the visitor.
"Ob, pretty considerable,'' answered
.he farmer, "but I've got a son np In
:he town who makes more out of the
ipples In a month than I make the
"A fanner. Is her
"No; he's a doctor. Pm talking about
pees apples now." Tonkers 8t
At Dawson City eggs cost 60 cents a
America makes 4,000.000,000 cigars
TL w'ma cigar-makers earn $12 to $18
New York city Is to pay unsmuea la
borers II a dav. , A
London annually consumes . w.vw ions
of imported meat.
Danish lighthouses are supplied wnq
oil to pump on the waves during a
storm. . .
In the United States 390,000 cubic reel
of pine la used annually in maKing
Germany manufactures 70 per cent, of
the world's production of coal-tar col
Areola. Ill-- with a population or less
than 3000. leads the world in the broom-
The government of Uruguay Is about
to expend $15,000,000 on harbor improve
ments at Montevideo.
In France advertising posters must
bear revenue stamps varying in value
according to the size of the poster.
At Tacoma tinsmiths and men skilled
in regular tin and sheet Iron work are
hard to get and are getting $2.60 a
The City Council of Akron. O., re
cently passed an ordinance requiring
the union plumbers' label to be affixed
an ail city work.
German production of pig Iron In the
first half of the current year was 4.000
00 tons, against 3.600,000 in the same
time In 1898.
While In Washington women are In
lisfavor aa Government employes, they
re Increasing In number in the British
West Virginia has become the first
State for oil and lumber, the second for
coke, and third for coal. It has 36
railroads projected, eight of which are
The authorities In Algeria gave $40,000
toward fighting the grasshoppers. In
3ne section 3200 camels were employed
to carry, the material for burning over
the place where eggs had been de
posited. The Compania General of Manila, the
largest cigar-making concern In the
world, emnlova 10.000 hands, and turns
jut every year 80,000.000 cigars, 40,000,000
cigarettes and nearly 3w ions oi cm
The National Association or Master
Ralrei-a hai nlaced Itself on record tn
the most emphatic manner in favor of
pure food legislation and the regulation
yt bakers in the Interest of perfect
cleanliness and sanitation.
Hare, f tor hell, that can be heard
listance of BOO feet must be attached
tn all Drivate scavenger wagons In
Chicago, and these bells must be rung
-ntinunus'v while the wagons are in
lervice. which may be between sunset
The machine shops of the Northern
Pacific Railroad are compelled to run
half a day overtime every other night
In some departments in order to catch
up. All the engines of the railroad
company are In service.
there are 850,000 men In the world
tc-lIO gain t '"veiinouu cuieiu " j ubuiub,
making an nr-Pfctch of 1225 worth
3f fish for each man. The ffsrrerres oi
the United State supply 800.000 pounds
uinually, and those of Europe 1.800,000
In the shipbuilding and engineering
trades of Belfast, Ireland. 270 out of
9000 member of the union are em
ployed; in the linen trades. 60 out of
K11S- TmtlAWiW tVttllps. 43 out of 21C8:
I furnishing and weol-workti trad, 2ff
1 ant of toe; printing traaes, 4 out of soft:
miscellaneous. 34 out of 1864.
At Tacoma while in some line the
supply of skilled labor is equal to the
demand, there are others in which em
ployers complain of lack of help and
could employ more men If the right
kind offered. Men employed on scrap
ers and graders on the streets are paid
$1.75 a day, while men in positions re
quiring somewhat harder work get $2
a day. Skilled artisans, such as car
penters for finishing Work, get from
$2.25 to $3 a day. Machinists' wages
run from $2.25 to $3.50, depending large
ly upon the ability of the man and the
nature of the work.
The machinery moulders of Pittsburg
have decided to ask the manufacturers
for an advance In wages of at least ten
per cent, and the establishment of a
minimum wage rate of not less than
$2.75 per day. The attendance num
bered over 300. representing every ma
chine moulding shop in the city and
almost 1000 skilled mechanics. The
moulders have made no demand for a
wage advance since 1889, when they
won their fight after a short strike.
Since that time wages have gone up
and down, and all semblance of uni
formity has been obliterated. Some
of the shops are paying as high as $3
a day, while others pay 40 to SO cents
Marie Brema will make a concert and
oratorio season in this country this
Calve's principal success since she
last appeared In this country, was
made as Ophelia.
Clarence Eddy, organist, makes a
trans-continental tour this season. He
Is now In Paris.
Van Dyck was among the many
singers commanded to sing at Balmoral
for the Queen last season.
Fifty-seven grand operas were given
at the Imperial Opera House, Vienna,
last year and twenty-two ballets.
Tbe New York Philharmonic Society
for the first time in its career has elect
ed a woman as honorary member.
A society has been organised In Ber
lin whose object is to study and play
orchestral music It Is composed ex
clusively of women.
The directors of the Northeastern
Saeneerbund have decelded to com
pete for the prise which Emperor Wil
liam of Germany offers for competition.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra
begins its nineteenth season in Bos
ton October 13. It will give the usual
twenty-four afternoon and evening
Clara Butt comes to thla country Im
mediately after singing at the Norwich
festival, England. October 11. 12, 13.
She is the principal contralto of thla
A. M. RlhL Jr., has returned from
Europe, after an absence of more than
a year, and will shortly submit the cul
tivation of his voice a bass for public
Siegfried Arnoldson has Just signed
a contract with the Imperial Opera of
St. Petersburg for thirty representa
tions, her remuneration being $1200 a
During the three vears which she
has been before the public since her
Berlin debut Leonora Jackson has be
come one of the most widley-known
and highly approved violinists of the
Germany manufacture 70 per cent,
of the world's production of coal-tar
The Chinese are noted for the ex
cellence of their razors. They are made
of old horse-ehoes.
Bricks made of coal dust are used
for paving in Russia. The coal dust
is combined with molasses and resin.
Lambeth Palace can show speci
men of almost every style of archt
tecture which has prevailed since 1190.
Rela Kittrldite. of Belfast. Me.
the world's record for writing by
placing 46,000 word on an ordinary
Rev. Dr. Calmer
object: The Olorr of the Knvv Xavirt
Heroes Deaarvs Fall Meaauzv ol
PralM VMftil Ltwoill Drawn Frui
Their Bravery and Devotion.
Copyright, Louis Klopach. 1899.1
Washiuqtos, D. C. At a lime when tbe
whole nation Is stirred with patriotic emo-
lon at tne return oi Admiral ueoret
Dewey and bis gallant men on tbe cruiser
Olympia and the magnificent reception ac
corded to them, tbe Rev. Dr. T. De Witt
Talmage, In his sermon, preaching to a
vast audience, appropriately recalls for.
devout and patriotic purposes some of tbe
treat naval deeds of olden and more recent
times. Text, James Hi., 4, "Behold also
irtms exclamation was appropriate aoorn.
1872 years ago, when it was written con
senting tbe crude Ashing smacks that sailed
Lake Ualliee, now muen more appropriate
In an age which has launched from the dry-
docks for purposes of peace tbe Oceanic of
the While Star line, tbe Lncanla of the
Cunard line, tbe Ht. Louis or tbe American
line, the Kaiser Wilheim der Orosse of tbe
North German Lloyd line, the Augusta Vic
toria of the Hamburg-American line, and
in an age which for purposes of war has
launched tbe screw sloops like tbe Idaho,
tbe anenanaoan. tbe usslpee, and our iron
clads like tbe Kalamazoo, the Roanoke and
tne Dunderberg, and tnose wnlca nave al
ready been buried in the dee , like the
Monitor, tbe Housatonlo and the Wee
bawken, tbe tempests ever since sounding
volley over their watery sepulchers, and
the Oregon, and the Brooklyn, and the
lexas, and the Olympia, tbe Iowa, tbe Has
webusetts, the Indiana, tbe New York, tbe
Marietta of tbe last war, and the soarred
veterans ot war shipping, like tbe Consti
tution or the Alllanoe or tbe Constellation,
that have swung into the naval yards to
ipend tbelr last days, their decks now all
silent or tne leer mat iroa mem, ineir rig
ging all silent ot the hands that clung to
them, tbeir portholes silent of tbe brazen
throats that once thundered out ot them.
Full Justice has been done to tbe men
Who at different times fought on the land,
but not enough has been said of those who
on ship's deck dared and suffered all things.
Lord God of the rivers and tbe sea, help
me In this sermonl So, ya admirals, com
manders, captains, pilots, gunners, boat
iwalns, sailmakers, surgeons, stokers. mess
mates and seamen of all names, to use your
awn parlance, we might as well get under
way and stand out to sea. Let all land
lubbers go ashore. Full speed now! Foui
It looks picturesque and beautiful to sec
a war vessel going out through the Nar
rows, sailors, in new rig singing,
A life on the ocean wave,
A home on the rolling deep,
, he colors gracefully dipping to passing
ibips, the decks immaculately clean an l
ibe gans at quarantine firing a parting
lalute. But tbe poetry is an gone out ot
that ship as It comes out of that engage
ment. Its decks red witn numan Diooa,
wbeelbouse gone, tbe cabins a pile of shat
tered mirrors and destroyed furniture,
Meerlng wheel broken, smokestack crushed,
j hundred pound Wbltworth rifleshot bav-
ing Ie7TTtnS-laK"" -.
the shrouas rent away.-fti" tV-l.Ii
ind decks plowed up and smoke "citened
and scalded corpses lying amon
are gasping their last gasp far
Home and kindred, whoo" -yiY6-
tnuoh as we love wife anirents and cull
Oh, men of the Ante lean retarnea
troaa Haella end Haatlago AB4VT.'?t.-a L
aa those who are survivors of the
naval conflicts ot 1863 and 1864, men of tbe
western gulf squadron, of the eastern gulf
squadron, of the south Atlantic squadron,
of the north Atlaatle squadron, of tbe
Mississippi squadron, of the Paciflo squad
ron, ot tbe West India squadron, and of
:he Potomac flotilla, near our thanks!
Take the benediction of the churches. Ac
cept tbe hospitalities of the nation. It we
dad our way, we would get you not only a
pension, but a home and a princely ward
robe and an equipage and a banquet while
you live, and after your departure a
satafalque and a mausoleum of scupltured
marble, with a model of tbe ship in which
you won tbe day. It Is considered a gal
ant thing when tn a naval fight the flag
(hlp with its blue ensign goes ahead up a
river or Into a bay, Its admiral
standing In the shrouds watching and giv
ing orders. But I bave to tell you, O vet
erans ot tbe American navy, if you are as
loyal to Christ as you were to tbe govern
ment, there Is a flagship sailing ahead of
y ob of which Christ Is the admiral, and He
watches from tbe shrouds, and the heavens
are the blue ensign, and He leads you to
ward the harbor, and all the broadsides of
sarth and hell cannot damage you, and ve
whose garments were once red with your
own blood shall have a robe washed and
made white in the blood of tbe Lamb.
Then strike eight bellsl High noon in
While we are heartily greeting and ban
uetlng tbe sailor patriots just now re
lumed we must not forget the veterans
3t the navy now In marine hospitals or
spending tbeir old days In tbelr own or
their children's homesteads. Ob, ye vet
erans, I charge you bear up nnder tbe
aches and weaknesses that you still carry
from the wartimes. You are not as stalwart
as you would have been but lor that nerv
ous strain and for tbat terrific exposure.
Let every ache and pain, Instead of depress
ing, remind you of your fidelity. The sinking
ot the Weehawken off Morris Island, De
cember 6, 1863, was a mystery. She was
not under fire. The sea was rough.
But Admiral Dahlgren fron the deck
of the flag steamer Philadelphia
taw ber gradually sinking and
Anally she struck the ground, but the
flag still floated above the wave in tbe
sight of the shipping. It was afteward
found that she sank from weakness
through injuries In previous service. Her
plates bad been knocked loose in previous
times. So you have tn nerve and muscle
and bone and dimmed eyesight and difS
3ult hearing and shortness ot breath many
intimations that you are gradually going
down. It is the service of many vears ago
tbat Is telling on you. Be of good cheer.
We owe you just as niuoh as though your
llfeblood bad gurgled through the scup
pers ot the ship In tbe Red river expedition
or as though you bad gone down with tbe
Melville off Hatteran. Only keep your flag
Hying, as did the Illustrious Weehawken.
Good cbeer, my boys!
Sometimes ol the coast or England tbe
royal family Lave Inspected the British
navy, maneuvered before them for tbat
purpose. In tbe Baltic sea the czar and
czarina bave reviewed tbe Russian navy.
To bring before tbe American people tbe
debt they owe to tbe navy I go out with
you on tbe Atlantic ocean, where there Is
plenty ot room, and in Imagination re
view tbe war shipping of our four great
eonfllcts-1776, 181'i, 1365 and 1898. 8wing
Into line all ye frigates. Ironclads, fire
rafts, gunboats and men-of-war! There
they come, all sail set and all fnrnaces
In full blast, sheaves of crystal tossing
from tbelr cutting prows. Tbat Is tbe
Delaware, an eld Revolutionary craft,
commanded by Commodore Decatur.
Yonder goes the Constitution, Com
modore Hull commanding. There Is the
Chesapeake, commanded by Captain
Lawrence, whose dying words were,
"Don't give up the ship," and tbe Niaga
ra of 1812, commanded by Commodore
Perry, who wrote on tbe back of an old
letter, resting on his navy cap, "We have
met tbe enemy, and they are ours." Yon
der is the flagship Wabasb, Admiral Du-
ont commanding; yonder, the flagship
innesota. Admiral Goldtborongh com
manding; yonder, tbe flagship Phlladel-
Shia, Admiral Dahlgren commanding; yon
er, the flagship Han Jacinto, Admiral
Bailey commanding; yonder, tbe flagshlf
Black Hawk, Admiral Porter commanding:
yonder, tbe flag steamer Benton, Admiral
Foote commanding; yonder, the flagship
Hardford. David U. jrarraguc command
J Imj! yonder, the Brooklyn, Bear Admiral
Admiral Dewev commandine: yonder tbe
Oregon, Captain Clark commanding; yon
der, the Texas, Captain Philip command
ing; yoii. th-" " rk.
Sampson commanding; yonaer, the Iowa,
Captain Robley D. Evans commanding.
All those of you who were in the naval
ervice during tbe war of 1805 are now ia
;he afternoon or evening ot life. With
iome of you It Is S o'clock, 3 o'clock, 4
3'olock, 6 o'clock, and it will soon be sun
down. If you were of ase when the war
broke out, you are now at least 60. Many
sf you ' have passed Into tbe seventies. -While
In our Cuban war there were more
Christian commanders on sea and land
than In any previous conflict, I would re
rive in your minds the fact tbat at least
two great admirals of tbe civil war were
Christians, Foote and Farragnt. Had
the Christian religion been a cowardly
:hlng they would have had nothing to do
with it. In its faitb they lived and died.
In Brooklyn navy yard Admiral Foote
3eld prayer meetings and conducted a re
rival on the receiving ship North Carolina
ind on Sabbaths, far out at sea, followed
:be chaplain with religious exhortation.
In early life, aboard tbe sloop-of-war
Satobez, impressed by the words of a Chris
Man sailor, be gave bis spare time for two
weeks to tbe Bible, and at tbe end of tbat
--- openlv """neeforth. undor all
Jircumstances, I will act :or God." iiis
ast words while dying at the Astor House,
Sew York, were: "I thank God for all His
roodness to me. He has been very good
;o me." Wben ha entered heaven, he did
lot have to run a blockade, for it was
imld the cheers of a great welcome. The
ther Christian admiral will be honored
m earth until the days when tbe Ores from
ibove shall lick up the waters from be
leath and there shall be no more sea.
Ob, while old ocean's breast
Bears a white sail
And Ood's soft stars to rest
Guide through the gale,
lien will him ne'er forget.
Old heart of oak
Farragut, Farragut .
According to his own statement, Far
ragut was very loose in his morals in early
xanhood and practiced all kinds of sin.
One day be was called into tbe cabin of bis
father, who was a shipmaster. His father
iaid, "David, what are you going to be
anyhow?" He answered, "I am going to
follow the sea." "Follow tbe sea," said
tbe father, "and be kicked about the
world and die In a foreign hospital?"
"No," said David; "I am going to com
mand like you." "No," said tbe father;
"a boy of your habits will nover command
anything." And his father burst Into tears
ana left the cabin. From tbat day David
Farragut started on a now lire.
Captain l'ennlngton, an nonoren eider
of my Brooklyn church, was with bim in
most ot bis battles and bad his Intimate
friendship, and he confirmed, what I bad
beard elsewhere, that Farragut was good
and Christian. In every great crisis of
life he asked and obtained tbe Divine di
rection. When in Mobile bay tbe monitor
Tecumseb sank from a torpedo and tbe
great warship Brooklyn, tbat was to lead
the squadron, turned back, be said he
was at a loss to know whether to ad
vance or retreat, and he says: "I prayed.
'O God, who created man and gave bim
reason, direct me wbat to do. hbatl I go
on?' And a voiee commanded me, 'Go
on,' and I went on." Was there ever a
more touching Christian letter than that
which be wrote to bis wife from bis Ongsbip
Hartford? "My dearest wile, I write and
leave this letter for you. I am going into
Mobile bay in tbe morning if God is my
leader, and I hope He is, and In Him I
place my trust. If He thinks It is the proper
place for me to die, I am ready to submit
:o His will in that as all other things. God
less and preserve you, my darling, and
..---.denr boy, it anything should happen to
His Diessings rest upon you ano
raiiaDOOsaln the lar oi ntrUo'V, "iu'.iiL"
Mii wonld be well If I uled now in harness."
f tu9 nafc fan Episcopal service ior.tbe deady ,
was never more approprintely rendered
:han over his casket, and well did all the
lorts of New York harbor thunder as his
xdy was brought to tbe wharf, and well
lid the minute guns sound and tbe bells
:oll as In a procession having In its ranks
:he President of tbe United States and his
:ablnet and tbe mighty men of land and sea
:he old admiral was carried, amid bun
ireds of thousands of uncovered heads on
Broadway, and laid on bis pillow of dust In
jeautlful Woodlawn, September 30, amid
.he pomp of our autumnal forests.
fi We hail with thanks the new generation
t naval heroes, those of tbe year 1898. We
tre too near tbeir marvelous deel3 to fully
tppreciate them. A century from now
poetry and sculpture and painting and bis
:ory will do tbem better justice than we
:an do tbem now. A defeat at Manila would
bave been an Infinite disaster. Foreign
latlons not over-fond of our American in
itiations would bave joined the other side,
ud the war so many months past would
iave been raging still, and perhaps a bun
lred thousand graves would have opened
:o take down our slain soldiers and sailors,
t took this country three years to got
ver tbe disaster at Boll Run at the open
ng ot tbe civil war. How many years it
would have required to recover from a
leteat at Manila in the opening of tbe
Spanish wac I cannot say. God averted
:he calamity by giving triumph to our
lavy under Admiral Dewey, whose coming
ip through the Narrows of New York bar
lor day before yesterday was greeted by
:he nation whose welcoming cheers will
not cease to resound until to-morrow, and
next dny in the capital of tbe nation tbe
jeweled sword voted by Congress shall be
presented amid booming cannonade and
embannered hosts, and our autumnal
nights shall become a conflagration of
splendor, but the tramp of these proces
sions and the flash of that sword and the
huzza of tbat gieeting and tbe roar of
those guns and the illumination of those
nights will be seen and beard as long as a
page of American history remains inviolate.
Especially let tbe country boys ol
America join in these greetings to the
returned heroes of Manila. It is tbeii
work. Tbe chief, character In all tbe
scene 13 tbe once country lad, George
Dewey. Let the Vermonters come down
and And him older, but tbe same modest,
unassuming, almost bashful person tbat
they went to school with and with whom
'.hey sported on tbe playground. Th.i hon
ors of all the world cannot spoil him. A
lew weeks ago at a banquet in England
iome of the titled noblemen were af
fronted because our American minister
Blenipotentiary associated the name ol
ewey with that of Lord Nelson. As well
might we be affronted because tbe name
of Nelson Is associated with tbat of our
most renowned admiral. Tbe one man in
all the coming ages will stand as high at
the other. So this day sympathizing witb
all tbe festivities and celebrations ot the
past week and with all tbe festivities and
celebrations to come this week, let at
anew thank God and those heroes of the
American navy who have done such great
things for our beloved land. Come aboard
the old ship Zion, ye sailors and soldiers,
whether still in the acttrs service or hon
orably discharged and at home having re
sumed citizenship. And ye men of the
past, your last battle on the seas fought.
take irom me, in hoq s name, salutation
and good cbeer. For the tew remaining
ngbts with sin and deaths and bell make
ready. Strip your vessel for tbe fray. Hang
tbe sbeet chains over the side. Send down
tbe topgallant masts. Barricade tbe wheel.
ttlg in the Hying jiu Doom, steer straight
for the shining shore, and benr tbe shout
ot the great Commander of earth and
heaven as He cries from tbe shrouds, "Ta
him tbat overcometh will I give toeatol
the tree of life which is in tbe midst of the
caradi.e of God." Uosanual Hoeunnai
A Port Angeles man took three
hundred chickens to Dawson last sum
mer. During the trip they averaged
three dozen eegs a day, and the eggs
were sold for $4 a dozen.
Elephants have only eight teeth
two below and two above on -each
side. All baby elephants' teeth fall
out when the animal is about 14 years
old, and a new set grows.
Among the latest collection fad is
a search after od trade signs and
circulars. The collectors declare there
is more fun in it than anything in the
collection line yet attempted.
Portable houses are made In this
country for shipment to Venezuela.
Pour handy men can In three- hours
erect one of the domiciles.
xml | txt