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rOBUSUBO KVKBY THURSDAY -T- THEO. D. FISHER t?lu arviingtoa ftam. be fafminalun imt. POSLMUD Of THI WTHUMT ST. FRANCOiS COUNT!. ONE DOlXAJHt A nOserls. raw w n nuu is wait sou fc nsswriter una ovum VOLUME XXVII. FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS CO.. MO., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 19(H). NUMBER 6. xxWsaau at ute TXeta an eiwr paa M to at mm newtr va tier teat! artel iu aa all aaM xxaas at West la A WEEKS HISTORY TV luiportrint Hftfrpiiltrir of a WVcU IM'-fly Told. IN AF.L J-AKTSOFTIFE UNION All tin f.vifit Nrvi-s of Intcmrt fnm Wi'biipjftri, l'mm tlx- Kttt, the Wcit oml Ifao Smith. nic l a on pooem dMpavobi t lr i t -sutii OMNMMIi A I'. H p.i.scd iu Uia PnHtd Hl.il. .... t n Iti'th frmnting pennon ol tin pri Month m t ht- utulii rr rf Lien, firnxjibj i the navy, end the wider i t llrtf i.m C. K. Augur Kit,.. i : I 'moii (lit ) irgiird io fator of Mlf-goei rum for ihr Filipinos VV. V htttlrfM. senator from afUait oippi. woa ravrn in In tbr hiuisr n liUi Mlaxatialllg Ibv acceptance of eilr fur n luililtii p.,l nc r tie Mom"', la . m Committee decided to rrport no run anil harbor tat 1 1 this caaimi Sei.uiur l'mlgrrw fS. II.) brand ed n .. (rnior in Ihf Cnlltd Stale srn lr nn llii ::im b OOttli' of bl i col ktgurx in connection with hi. persist Ml (fforu lo ulxain recognition for Agu naliln and tin Filipino Ini urgent. Tbr nimit.itteo on lortn Mm voted to allow Ifcf i and .. drlrgatc In congress In il r boost h I ., or Ml.) introduced a re. 1H1..11 deiiaiing list American In miloa In bnld Ihr Philippine. Mr. i. .1.. i.' r N. J.i introduced a bill ap proprlatlng fl.non.utif) in bny the Dan Mi Weal lad lea. Mr. Willla'ma (Mlia.) defended the iii ll'il of H rtaln southern state it, di.frni'i lil-u the r.rgroea. tin thr l.l BrnttO Hariri (Va.) ap' k in I he I mini Stales aenatr la . : nn lo lb'- pending finan cial mraaiire. A MM ii etnb!ih a dfBarimfi t of rumim ne nnd lottoo trb - "J favoraM) rerlnl. In tbr hnn i ilrfaatc i r, Ihr Indlnr oppropria Hun I III I mill ii mldr rni fe, tbr feaUir helrd n I'ntr ipeeeh in faor of ri pannon I Ml Sihlei (riem.. I'a ). The iliploui.ii i'- nti! f-nnnular appropriation bill l.74".?r.) arai reportrd. Tbr claim at RrbjkaM II. Ib.herla. of I'tab, of 3 for n ill nge. (rai rejected. i iioii maajMIM The atMWMM "f be pa)Mll delii li anril on the I'l .huna Ihnl ihr dehl dr creanri! IMA3.TN dattag il' month of January, 'flit- ruh lialnnce in tbr treasury w.i- HMMMjm. The Lilal d lit Icaa lata oaab balacot In ihr treaa- nrj. nnioiint" in II.HMMJftT. Durtnp Janaar) the aalaaaja exerul ed al tin- until' of Ibe I'riied 8ialea amountrd in SI I . t 1 . r . 4.T 1 . a follow: BaM, IIM1MM; allrr, $3..ir.4,ll-, minor latat, IT4.27. Our giiwrt.iio-ul nnd Itnl have en laaad Inio tin nrrnncrnirnl for rerlprnr- M In Janaar) III ( overnmenl receipt. aaaeanled in Itn nit III agalml fit. VtlM for4annary, I". Thecupendl torr aggragated ri.N(i,fXK,, again! Hl.m.TTC f-n Itn, tearing a aurplu Ian watlk aftMHJMt In Wailiit gtt t Mr.. Kali P I'ler and her dMgfcttl MbM II. II. I'irr. of Mll (Mtukr. , aft adaalttad In the liar of Ihr I'liltrtl Stairs . uprtnir court. Tin: KT. In a fieri mill la I'l tt burgh. I'a.. Iicll rr aamloded, kil.ing one man and injur ing ninr ol hi r prr.oni. In the I'nltrd Slnle. the rt.itilr up pit of grain on Ibe Wth n: Wheal. IMTe buabeU; corn. 14.3:r,,uO0 burbeln; oati, tJMJKt butbcl: rjr, J.lCl.dndliu.ltrli; barlei. I.7CO.000 buah rli. A baieli-i'l orgsnlcatton haa been launched and I'lirinlenrd the American aainelation. BPf tun mi tii Mr.. Ijih Ion uhrn rltr nrrirrd in Hau Frnnt'i.i'n recclred the flrn new that friend f her husband had ralird a itlbwriptint, of IHS.iv.fl for hrr and hr aa. hi i ' i in i imiIi malltude. Uer. John II. Hall, a I'reab.Tierlan mtntalrr ldel kumrn Ibrougbout Ihr I'nltrd Stale., dM at Clerrland, O., agril M yeara. YelloH ftver hat been romplrtely atamped DHt of Harano. Iu Trxn. n rem anli-trutl lan ha gone Into effect nhich relee debtor from payment for good bought of trui. la the rpr.' office In Rinux City, la., the bnd of a man about 63 year eld foand In a boa marked "Hook 'Mippn.ril to bane been .hipped from lltiltimorr. A bill in the South Carolina legtoln tare In rrenl ibe Inw requiring conn tie In nblrb lynching take- place to pat thr hrin of I lie defeated 12,000 killed. At hbcridan, inri.. Mr. Samuel Thur niau, aged 6. and her dnughter, aged 17, were aapbraiiitid by ni-tural ga. The llrery barn of floor A Munthow rr vt at burned al M uncle, I nil., and Cecil Weekly, a rab driver, via killed and 47 borict peri.hrd. In Chiraga Mr. II. R. Will" aigbt raa retlurcd liy an operation after 11 fear of Mlndneaa. In Bt. Irftttl U. (iraJbnm Froat, a for mer men.br r of congretl from Mta aunri.diri: at Ihr agruf 4K iNn. Mm. William pevlnr. aged S. and Mr.. Kllinoi t . Uakrr, 4 yeara of age. were burned lo death in CJbariraton, In St. Iiiii fttrr HianUlaoa, a leather, end Mart Foley, a pupil. loat tbelr lives in a fire wbh-b ilea troy d JMllllllllll reboot. In a railroad wreck near Tampa, Fla., thrre pertona were killed and number of other were injured. Flaase among the butmea bouaeaof Day lo.i, O.. cauaed a lor of (710 .1100. Rival .late government In Kentucky refuted lo leave th- i.nte ! tbe coort. The BilHiia support. Taylor and Ooebrl fotlowan are orgaulaing a new national guard. Taylor naked l'retideni McKta-n- for federal recognition nod tattrrVr. aMa, but met with retinal. Tbe derao rrattw .11 -k for an Injunction reatraln fng Taj !ur from acting a governor, ijoebei'k condition wa (till conaidered crltict!. In n fire In a aalooo la Raat Grand Forii.. N ., W. 0. Kflly, on of lk propr ieior aaaj T. J. Me Adam, former xaayw of the city, wnt burard to Id ' ' igo Nirhola Hetglrr . ' .:ty atabhid Mr.. lamina Srhnrfi r, in w hose hou.c be had lorn gin a huiue out of llWllJ. ttd then kllltil bin self. iiiiu.K.x imi i.iiui;rr. In iaiiidon Ibe trventh MttMtl of the fnurtrrnih arliamiut of tjueeu 'lc lorlu oM'i.nl. ami in aT tpcu-h the qurru declnrrd that tbr war in BoMk Africa would lie continued unlll tin-1 m pire win. The mini. try wa barp'y erltiri.ed by leadrr of the oppcxiiiuu, and Ihr Irl.b faction agreed to work in harmony. The i. - .ma i urn from ibe Itaium nut liaitailur In Cuu.l.intiuopl'' to the Turklrh govrrninrnl relra.ed :i la-iear-old Italian girl alHlucitd fur the ul tan'a burrm. (Ira. liullrr' Hal of llrltlth i-ii.hbI-lir In movrmrnia ab r the Tugela rlrrr .cent lo grow. So far a fcnr wn 40 per cent, of Ihf rutlw force fell la thr i ngngrrrrnt nl Spit it top. Tilt llocr Uar wrre S3 klllr 4 ann t?fl unnrded. II it reportrd Hint (ten. Itul ler will npnln altenipt to relieve fjidy .milh. The drnth of thr mnrriul of tjoecno berri. "I n arai boin .Inly So. H44. and aucceedrd In tbr title in lJ. . tirred In London. An ntttmpt in .rule tbr tioundarr between (Irrmin nnd Itrlgian territory in Africa bn fnilrtl. 7n I-mlnn rumor were rlrcumttajg that ''.en. Iluller bad agnln rotted Ibe Tugela lull drflnlle new from Sriiilh Africa I. .rarer. From Mr t ''hnm' tnlrment in parlinmenl it ap - the Hrlil.li force engaged In Ibe I t.ir.vaal war iii'ludltig l.tion men no the way - niiniltered tll.non. In the Philippine C.rn. Oil. haa re moved rr.irldtoe on land trade. uiKn gt. Jn tbe M-nate, on the !d. Renntnr Pet. tlgrrw IS. Ii attempted ka aaaetaai the Ptillijipiiir. ipirfttioii. but wa laaaat off the flo.il- by u point of order, lie of ftrrii another resolution on UM ante jecl. S4iiHlor Allen coiuludeil hi peecL in nrraignmcnt of larcratotrj '...,' tiev-nuKc of hia tnintart baaa with tbo National City ltenk Ot New York, nnd offi-retl a ret llu.l m pro1 1 !iaj f'r an litiealigntion, wbo'ti went hut.... In Ihr laBaaM Ihr Indian iippioirinlioii hill nei-ltpiell Ihr tIMmt of t lt- loll little progreiui being mailt-. An even ing riiin wa held for I In- I'nnaidir- ntici of pniate aaaaaaa attlt, hart uo qiu.riim lu-inif prrat-ut. no liuini-K hoi ilnne. li baa la-en finally urrnugrd tbul the ft'li rut eri tee BOtBf tbr ri-inaiiiM of the late Maj.-iii-n. Henry W. laiwton, I b. V.. rhall be held in tbr I btirch I the ( otenaiil I Preabylerian 1. in Wn.h inglou, on lb'- 'Jib. ul two o'clock, and thut Ibe iittrriu'-ni fball M in ibi- ta tiiuiul ccincli-ry at rliiiion In the New York BagBMhltfi M MM 2d, lie bill wa inHrd milking it a mtidrincnnor for any aaeaM to Milieu ft on . a candidate for an) i-lcctite of-fl.-e. iiioney in other property aa a cou aini ration for u or other put llcatton Rtipporting any candidate for nn elei'live office. Thi ilemocratic meitil-r of the ki i lucky Icgi.biiurc mi l in Barret cai.ru ut Ibi- ( npitnl hot'-l, iu Frun.. fort, on thr .'d, unit ngiiiii elected W t. (itn be I aa governor. Ttii itrtioii waa fir. taken by the houw in BapauTabJ aertioiiN, and iiiiniediuli-ly after iu joint etnn. It will be iinp.Ht.ildc for Ibe putilih rn of the loprka (boa.) Capital to BJsel tin dentandi. for calrti cnpi. of it i-dltion Next iiioiillt. wht-ii Btv, Mr. Sheldon, author of "In Hi. Sli -p. ' is to run it at a Chrt.tiuu ii' wpap' r. Tin Loudon tatttttt -iftitti' tlaat It It tin- queen' intention lo i-onfet th,. Victoria Crota on ' .iptaiu t oitgri-v.-anil Itei'd, lowajti IbilM-ri. mid I orporal Mtm for their attempt to oati- the gun. at th- buttle of Colruao. Ac-cordlug to II. 11. Hut. ii Co. lie fulluira for the wee ended ou thr .il were In thr 1'nited Slatea, again il iz laal year, and 114 in Canada aguiuxt S3 In' year. The BtateBtrnl of jlu- i-undltion of the Ireatury istunl on tlie 2i ahowrd: Avullabtr t-uali balnnrr, ili.,4iv,7n7; guld reaeir, MS3.7BO. The nenate waa not It lU M. ..In the hfiiine the Indian nppr. priHtioti bill, .light I aiitrndrd in nn iu.portaiit rtirulur, wn hihciI. A t alti nipt to revive th policy of making rotitracta with rrligioua m-bonl. wbirb bin gt-ndtiully lieen ulaiiiilonetl liy tlie goirmiiiriit during Ihr uit fTVe year. failed on the ruling of the cbait Ibat Ihr amendmeiil offered wa out of or der. The remainder of Ihe nenaloo ia llevotcd to ctllogir UKI Ihr lifr nnd public acrvicea of Ihe btti li. pr. nl.i tle Krmenlroiit (Pa.). The nioil destructive conflngratlou that ha?, waited Ht. Ixiui in atl yeara, occurred on the 4th, wlu-n four block. btlween Franklin avenue and Murgnu atleel. extending westward from "i eavi aide of Third Hirer!, vvi-re bumd. No Ira tbau IK ftrina, mml of th'- n large and old-etabllKhrd Imslnraa rnu- eem. were among the victim. The ha are are eaiiniatcil to lie betwc u II.AUO.Iimi and tr.iKai.mm )n- nrem.-u wa Villeil and neveral periHin, ntoatly flrrnien, were Injured, one of thrnt fatally. Willi the relHe of Ihe two mittaton- Btica. Harm nnd Strin k. whom the Mi tlah autaoritlea paroled nnd acnt to Hurbau, flermany' nrgotiatlona with (lira, Britain reaard for the pr. The damage claim for tbe erixuree of (ierman vmri by iTriiiah war nhlW will not be prearnted until all tin Btt aVari bearing on the cane haa bred collected. The I'nltrd Sinn-, and Ureal Britain, it wa definitely learned, oa the ltd, kave reached an amicable agreement rrayircting the opomtkana of tbe Cla,. -toa-Holwrr trraly aa a Iter ting Ibe rigb' of cunat ruction and control by th; Cnlled State of the propoaed Nmragwa canal. The eawuttrr committee of Ihe Bo or ty of Friend of tbe Uattad Kiug dom announced, ou the 4th the ado) thm of a minute, agaiRat ihe enf'tree nient of the militia billet, appealing to all Chriatian "To chock tbe apn military lnqerialiitni thai fimla favor to-eMy." Une bnmlreil and two uutrvka ortii' ofttcially reported ia Unanon Ayrea, Argentina, on tbe hi. us tbeae ti were aatal. Tbe temparoturw wa lt it ttw abade. Martha Uehefcab HpeaWi ng Sorn, v mow of Jame M. Norria, founder of Um Qtioago Katug Journal, tttacl bt OttMBWa, to, om tim ttk, afd H. MISSOURI STATE fFtrVS. Merenl llenlb. J. 0. A. Ilibb, ut hia home near (Ttan gow, ag'tl 77. John K. Walker, formerly I nited Male district nitorncy for Ihe wrt rrn dt.lri'-t of Uiuiii-. at Kuiimii fill. Mb hud Iw-en ill fur aevrrul werk with a i 'implication of diaruar. Mr. Walker wa a bialbai la ttw of Unitaa ritatr Senator Frartri M. Cockri-ll, and tii uue of I tie be. known law yer in the went. John 1 Inn. for many raafa prom Inriit In HtaaMBt :ind political lifr in Ht. Ixmio. Col. C, C. Moniw. of MI.Miuri. (or oxaxaj yenr po i rxecntlee clrrk of the I'nilnl htnlri aennte, in W.-.t n J 11. Welch, a pioucer citirn ol lli.Ui r. Julii. Alliann, nged 7'.'. at Ln ' raaaja. Mr. Wlllock, wife of DaM Willie k, a prominent dry gvHl mrrcbaiil ut Pntmyra. John l.rwia. Mi yeara of ngr. nr:ir Hiii'iaDaviltr, Pol). onniy, of rheuiua tlaui. I. K. Jonr. agrtl M, al hi home Iu Mrniltall. Ilr was mall clerk on tbe M-.-tori Purine iH-twt-en Miirlllilt ai'd Vi ri ill-.. Kx-Conircaninn It. (irnbnm Frosl, one of the best -know ii public men in St I... tii noil our of it nlUel lawyer and aniiil i Imiurlt gentlemen, of lllll'bt' dl-'l-.r. Mr. Mary I. Forrman. wife of W. 0. Foreman, nl Mooiih- ( ill. aged t-'. dame II. Uaaaajfy, uvriuir of ivttia ft i i.ty. agiil 71. S C. Heintith. aged VT, at la-luinon, ft. known in buloef circle. Will H.-. 1. 1 Ihe Aea-at. Hlnte o.lltor sb-lliert la In receipt ot Uttt-r from ctiunti coltectiini urv genrrnllv throughout the nlatr from Mhii'h It appear Hint Ihi- W'eterti I'tiioii 'I'rlrgr.qih Co. I. y;oiur to rrit the payiitent of ottr-hnlf of atl tttc luxr-. leiiiil uairiRt It BBxWr ll.r n eiueiii of il. pnierti made by the ttntr board of rqualiniiiou in !-''. Mr. Coc k, the aspi t i'tirndcni ol Ho rnmiwuy nl St. lanti. lender, mie-hulf ul thr luc. and in hi Ictlrr add. '"Fur your Inforimiiion I lx t" ".f thai ihr raanainxnaj in n ri of Hi. aimnint i iu't p-ild for tlr r. a- ot that Hie aaaaoauty belleeea tin- -unr illegal and ii-.valiil. ami ii-lriul. to rcsiat it. laivmrnt." Slate Auditor tMkaat lui adviaeil tin- . , ll- i ior. to n-cept Ihe leniler iu part paiinrnl ol tbr IBM of lr. kttHJJ tin it receipt, abuw the lotat amoiiitl ot surh laxe. aaji the Bentana rcooatlaing utqiai't. l it.- coun ty rullectof cm: ia.lilttte prfM-eeillng 10 enforic tbr wy uieni of ihr uanaattj portion. tbr question will til-ilia Into tlie court- Ihr nlit of the .lutr tMMird of rqmiliatii.ti to tM ltBxrXM, Tbe board B4ti Use followiui: u.h-mmh. ut against llie compuni for taxr. of lMl: !'ole. H3M1bVb7; wire. 0 i I.MJ.H3; baajraxaxajta, Tt lit 10; ill oibcr prop rrty, Wtt.ixttJt, Tatal, i ttf.TtTeit, In the item of "all oilier property" i, tiipiHHMtl in lie IneiudJcd the ralne .if thrlr f i ii n.-li i . In olhrr aWtra the frmtitii- ealrta bn-- batal laid uiiit tbe taagtblt proja-rty. Ttir. I'm O.llerle'1. Rrrrrlary of side l.tinn-. rrpaXftt taxr nut fee. colh-clrd liy In oftn a nnd miii) int.. I tot atjrte In-a-urv dnr lag tuiHi, a. f.llow. XatarlaJ aaa iui..iora, t; "; atJaaatataaxaiai fee., $-lti.'.; tux on doiiii'.lic corpornttona, MtJIlt) tax on forebjTa BaarpritTitBrrnn. V-l'.; hind department frr.. '.'',-. Ilik rvainiiiutiou. Il.tV"; recording rail 11 ..n (KMtlracta, tl.7.ti.: total. ll.Vu.. Tbr nian.l l'.nl..i lr.. Ityi a IVfltMngton dnaatabi Mr. IfJaail. wife of the bate llrprrtrutut ic Hit. tul. will Matt Washington almut Marcb li to confer with mi iuler of th Mioitr( del'-gntion in regard lo th" eulngie in emigre in honor of her biwlMimt's memory. Tbe qui.n m B to who will aildrr tbr hounr uid .emit i- nn Ibat occasion will Ik- IcJt Ul tbe derision of Mi. Illaud. vim r.i.h taw m urk. At a nirrtimr of St. laiiiisnn inler rld in the Springtlrld ronfi-ilrrtite moi unH-tit. it was drrided to mnkr a vipTrtill CBIllUsi. of Hie slut.' to sc. cure ttta ui.uicy aaeeaairj in nonapteta tint fund At pre, tit there is tn.noo in the liaaaatJL lu ttn.iHio i aaet -ury. fell 1 n.ler a Teal. tVlltbim Slillwrll. aged O. was run aver liy B t hl. Jiro Alton pntntrrr train at 1'rniii.ulk-j. while .ittniiplinir to nliglit liefoie Ihe trail sl..p-l. Ibitl: let"' were rut .iff. and lie iittl othrrwi.e iiiaiis'l.il He died. Train Hobbrr Jawe I mOMr.-U Chnrb- Jom-r. ;ili ( liarle John ann. the train lohhrr who shot ltit II way Pvtctlve John Jackson, of Se. uiiUa. nl llu- Holden roiin.l-tip. via rapliire.1 liy a l. it le near Chilhuwci', BXV Holden. tlr. Trlwanr la l. I. Rev Or T. IleWItt Talmage pn-nrhed n Compton Avenue l'rrby leriaii chun-h. SI. 1ml. on the iath. Three IhouaBXfd Hopl.- were lurtuil away . n'T) inch of room In the c'.iurcli bring taken. In Bvll-Deleaa. Aldermen f a Texa town have found It neceniy to take the clipper out of Ihe flee bait, no that the boy ran not make curfew ring 11 night, to-nigL; nod to nmrrow night. i:in Mnrnedi Will llamnar). The Uankin. Travi & P rb utor at Tarklo wu burned; una, tu,(alo. The Tarkir. rlonriiig mill wa. iiamugt.1 f the extent of .S.BCO. Brrrl lw. lite !uird-.' tt- .ton of W. A. Httir genu, nt I'm erv ille, Putnam eoUTttj , wa dtatroye.l by Are. tfwr 'rllr. The mcreanlUe urn. ot Hintting Itrm., Piniyra, hu i. uo, a general avnigtiuei.t for the bane-It ol creditors. -elloe toMt al atiHauntelal. HItu'e Mai. tole fteguii the rwiml at Kiirint-rt. :d, on Ueve ruber II, there have been alrr.nat fajrv eosvrratooa. Ihe loTlttmi ataaiti, Uufcti Mayhujh comiBitl.nl si.btda t fujiwr rttiilT by taking nwrphine. UratfXftnjnt. flamuvl Fy t -, an old n -siitesit of HoH :;' o-v dropped dead II 1FUTI Nearly Two Million Dollars' Worth of St. Louis Butineat Property Burned. QUE f (REMAN KILLED, SEVERAL INJURED. rtt fcxaxha liro4wi BWtati miriri th ...'I. ' the Ilr. ItJiU'ft Lir . ll.rM ICIIIi.r MarneO - r I ra- n. Ir llsio,' i . . r lh ttauaiax HnM ..n. lh Vlrlla. St laotis. Feb. o. -Fire Sit in nn lie ttroyojB Uafl (our block extenilliig firm the raat -Ide of Third lreet and batwaxji ftanlitla ttMta) and Morgan trt i I. 'i be tire tartrd in the tore of Pen n; A tictitlr. and the alarm wxa BOn4led b tbr lUtroltuuii on the i-.n t till a. m, it., i . ..... ii... i- .. -..-il.,.. The loss will he tn-lween tl.r-on.tlOU nd - The lire wn .it the not tii "ml ol Ihe retail I, ii section, tunic of tbe lurgeit and brst-known dry gmida Iu. us, iii the city bring destroyed or damage . Ibe lire was checked at the ust Bide of TI Inl slrref only after iirry engine o uin in the city had tM-rii ratted into srri l.-e lor Ihe ft rat UaM in ibe history of th" driartiiirn!. liar to aa Knllia. According lo the lestimoiiy of nil person in tbr vicinity of tbe outbreak of thr Mtar, Ihe fire wa doe to home kind of rvploaion. Klllr ana Paiallr i..j,,..,i J oati Karp was faatll) labxrad and Charlea Moabaji, memlier of rr.ffine aoatpanj o. 1 1 wa klll.-d by the col hqis of ihr four-story linildintr ik-ci-uted b IkMrr llro.. who i undue t a tii.- and tenc.iiiaiore. John J udgi-. fore -MN of i lie con. puny, was also burled l"ii nli tin debet, but was rrhnaaed I'ftrr reral hours at most dlfltriilt wi rk. and ia uol kxWxl lo be fatal ly injiiivd. l ias... JthtH laaaaaa Ihe Mreel. All rrauiiB in the inanity at Ibe (.iitbirak of the idarr agree thai the tin wn either due to or followed by an explosion. Thr d.xlor who was en gaged in the 1111 dental room tm lur.luttrly .ppiftr Ihr lnre of P.-iiny A II. till,"., mill thr lri'iiilcman who wax iu the bxir mrrre in Ibe slatrnient ttiet Ihe fire tirokr out on tin- second ttory of the l.lg dry g.Nl houw, nml that Ihe first Inllmnllon of the con rUtglartotl wu. ihr sound of an ex pl -inn. Thr two men ny that tin ttak front of tbr Penny A- tienlle building on lb econd tl.Nir was blown i ul, and Hint ll-r ftaiiie. juniK-d taxtaajl the ttrct to lb old Crawford build ing III nn iii.tant. almoxt a man would trap. I l.rr.il.ei Hle4 lit l'lleeman. (Miller .. flier Illllk.'S n stlltroirnt tjatt Hgi. e. with tfaxxt nqoirls. II. ny Ihnl In- had just pns'il Hie Penny A Ulartfcl' ion- when Ibe tin- brokr out. Ilr .aw no -iirn of n litnrr when lie wrni hy the slorc. II- bn.l scarcely Maxtl I ntoo mnrkrt. a half Ob kivny, wlien he lirmd an evplo.ion Ilr, too, nn. Ihnl he hail rarrel lurnrrl hia Itaxxt inward the sound liefore the Humes loiil shot arnws thr street and tnWrapped the old Craw font (or. and th. I'l .iplc's lions.' l iirui.hlnr ( o. I M Rallaiaa Hari.ec). Follov, ing i a lilt of the bi'il.iitig. burned; Penny Sr (icntlca. galatpae llro. Iry gmulr store. I'.iiplr's house f iirnishnig l:ire. Johnvcm llro.' Drug Co.. partially. SchlMrr-t ..rnclla Seed Co. Plant Kecil ( o. Krcnnlng (ILiui Co. MttMtl Plumbing Co. iMa-rr Uro..' five niu' ten rent si or. FninoiiH. HirtlBlly. Mueller-lllock Commilon Co. I '.It lirtnv' drill! iHtrlors. partially. Nelson Distilling Co. McLean A Alcorn Ccmmllon Co. Ilnke S Son' commission house. lU'iiton A Co.'s cammibnt houoe. Hatir Fbtue Co. William l:."-1 saloon. The Ileaat aad t ..)... . J Thr following is a list of Ihe caaaal tlr reported: Charle M or bey, fireman, killed. John Kurp, fireman; probably tatal ly; taken lo the hoapltnl. (ieotgc W. Hunind, Fourth and Lu cas, rlglit hip injured, alipped on aide wnlk. John Hriimnrc. M llrullot. driver limine So. '.', dislocated put. and bank lr?s broken. .1. Adams, of No. 0 truck, lacerated hiiiul. aaxxoxtaj partial latralyala. Miki lUniion, zlotl North Tenth. In eniBii of trork No. 7, injurcii in buck. John Judge, fireman, shock from Irlliug roof. Joseph Su'liwalger, tirrnuin. of '. Smith Tliiid street, badly injured and Inkcn bunt.. Hurry lhrh.gr, foreman No. II com pony, .hoeVeil b electric wire; net lllliaatj injitrrtt; taken home. Aagaal llo,tier. 7 Ux-ti.t street; leg briikrn at First and (Mire. tea srllb lh tlit'lel. Trenton, Neb.. Feb. 4. When prep antiotM ware aiade to lake up -he U leal cone of the aheriff and tren urer it wax di.roveml that all the lotl lot "as', at last fall's election had been aimer from tbe count . elcrk'a oftice. A warn.ui waa aw urn uut for Attorney J. M", l oie. who had left town a tew hour before. Other r certn-baulod him and placed bin under arreat. Tbe ballot .err not to Ma paxxw anion, hut, were aubwqiteutly found by the roaw. xlde at a point uear where the officer otrthauied him. v Ilia Vtna CasablM. Itosion. fro. 4. A nab com blur haa bttu formed here by 40 of tbr whole aaie bour of Hoattnt aud other point, ou the Kext Knghsiid roast, under the tii' - of rhr ttottow Hxh Co. Ttag a Ihoeiaatt rapllal kt taAW.W of wktik IliM.uOO ix paUl In. Iu a I.. kltM t ouaiilow. Loin Ian, Feb. U TJm ttriUah ataaa er m 'on. I u0 Davy, arriecd at An.butat. Huutlay, from New Orbs a Itml Xurffcll.. She ia linking, bielog gmuisdni XI on! (inibd. SUCCUMBED TO BIS WOUND. Willi 44hfwI Uhsi l rraahlwrt, V., Anr rr liar' lrl with lh.lt Frankfort. Ky . Feb. 4. Mr. (iorliel li.xl al 7:1a p m. balnnlay. TheuVath wtut not i , i . . -. 1 for about teu mix ulea, and then il came in form of a or ula t thai waa ailrntly puaacd from band to hand in the hotel corrtdora, II. died juM Issforr bis brother Justii ar.iied from Ariiona. A slater and bntber were alone with Mr. (ioebei M I., i. be died. not" tt ll.KKH HHMtlKU. xaaaa r. .. I rrasalae la he t I Waalrd tr Trial. Frankfort, Ky.. Feb. t. Alnrnu. Watkrr, the aleoographri who wa paired under nrrrst on Ike ihargs ot 'wiling tlie soldier nLthr atatr guard lo mallnv whib- pinning a untie ot a -,: ,M'.i-il ,iqilienf um for au lajuiu'tmn tqMin lb- door of the office of Gov. Taylor, waa relru-Mil Sunday mumliig II,. .... ... a .. in. I made in rrsp..ii In th. writ of buheax corpn. whieb Iherilf Sutter trird In vain Matiinfaiy to arm upnti Uo. Taylor. The latter inn, i ii.l. ,1 that W .lker had reinaliHil Iu ruttodi for u ufllc lent length of lime, and told him lo go home The iltargc of nulling to mutiny has not lieen quashtd. hut Walker may no he 1 1, i tight In-1 ore a courl-martial as waa al one time contemplated hy Ihe ofh errx of the slatr guard. Walker OI.ea HI r.rr4. Vt ten o'clock Sunday morning ol. linger William entered the room In the eveeutive hnlldlng. am! remarked lu Walker: "Writ. Mr. Walker, we baie agree! lo n exchangr of prison er, aud you are lo be given your free dom." "I can go. ran I?" aaked Walker. "I guesM wa tbe reply, and Ibe colonel lh, n added, will, a laugh. "We Inn e exchanged you for one 'Hutu mm three FHIptrinr. and aa we rx"ct them every minute, I goes It will ho nil light for run I. have your freixtom. Walker waa thru allotted lo go after Itotb-r had been served upon him that the cbargt againal him wa still pcud lug, ami could Is- pushed at uy time If the military authorities should so deride. He told Col. Walker that he lull mini to r"mlii in Frnnktoi:. larla. tn.arri II ,.. r. Various ruunir weir rlrculatrd in tegsril io the reason, for I In- sudden release of Walker, aumiiir them being u report that hi reltaae. b onler of (nn. Tt.y .or. wa. in lieferenee tn u lel itxram Iroin Washington udiislug ills iti.rhurire. (iui . Tay loi was ten buy to lie seen in regard to Hie mutter, but Adjt.-Oen. Collier denied that stuii rea son cxintnl for Walker's release. "The idea i alstunl." said (rn. Col lier. "No siirh trlrtrrani ha Isren re ceived from any one. Mr. Walker arrest wu iu.plv a mutter of military discipline, lie was not dtarhargrd, but wus given his liberty until arrange-un-nts could Im' made for his trial hy court martial. When thi will lie haa not been .let.rmineil as yet, and prv.li ably will not lie at proet.t. Mr. Walk er was not even Kiro!cd. although be offered to ..an a full, nl parole. Hut we dill not consider this u .--a. . n In proniis. il In I- on bund when hi trial was i-alie'l, and hi word wu suf ficient." wt Istsrnrr h llaheas tairas. sked If Wilker's reb-a" wna Inlln i need at nil hi a dralre to forealalt any possible court application in the fed eral court lor a writ of lals-na corpus, iljt.-fien. t oilier said: "Not In Ihe least. a I .aid hi ar rest wa oimply a matter nl military disrlplinr. II'- wu the tt xt to alien. pt to incite mutiny , and we consul 'ml that any attempt of that kln.l sb.o.IJ be nipped In the bod." Ur.l ( si Ihe lrr.il. "A wrong impression apparently prevail in rrrrard lo Ihr reason, for lite in.---' ald (ol. Williatux. "Mr. Walker wa hranl lo make statement Iwo days br-forr hi arrest that w-t,.-regarded as mnHnoii. ami iersiii i.terhcartng hi rrmurk mad ' nfiidnvit tn that rltect. Thoae lftidavll tire now on file with the governor. The order for his arrra: wa acmrdingh made out by (to. 'Taylor, and wr were only waiting far a faiorablr oppprt unity to BrTaat him. His nrmt at the lime !l did wcr.r wa iinlnokil for by us a It wns by htm, and waa more of nn accldi nt than design. Mr. Walker himself will tell you that Ibe ordei for his arreat wa rer.l to htm two minute after he v as arrcxrtrd. It 1 simply nonsenae tu say that he wn confined becnu hr ptiiiieil a court notice on the go -crnor' door." DlaeharneO fr Xtatsuxl t'svrale. "It i u trivial maltrr." continued Cat, Williams. Since Mr. Walker's nr reet, we have hnidly given the mutter a thought, and bis llbert) wr.s grimed 1. 1 in kituply for tbe reason that 10 keep him in ronfineotrnt wa not only a" hardship lu him. but to ua also, a wr had iii-nu no proriaion lur prison era. It will take Mime lime lo gel ta grlher the judge advocate and I 'Km lur of .he court-martial, ami we bate no desire io inflict any n-nedlea hard vhip on Mi Walker." ' AntMllntel lrrrt-M Milwaukee, Feb. S. Cieorgr N. Wl well of this city, haa been appointed aergeunt-at-arma of thr Republican national cnurenlioa to lie held in Phil adelphia next June. Mr. Wlawrll re cc.vcd a letter. Friday, from J. II. Maaley, chairman of the aub-eoraroit-hM having the matter ia charge, noti fying hint of hi appointment. tsar. Tartar Otter a aTutxraeat. Frankfort. Ky., Feb. 4. Oox. Taylor lias fjentonally effere.1 a reward of IMS for the Tlndeonelethtnof ttte man who hot Uoehel. Mtumrrd lleaer Oaal atts. New York, Feb. . There la a rata) enrreol to the cffeel that the Mr'tloh go.ernntent baa contracted with the Philadelphia. A Heading Rail road company fur l.noa.oou ton of Irlkr teelr ex-. Ii llatlelphht. Fab. 4 - It wob atr nnuneed at Cramp' ablp yard that t-i strike which kaa been In prtsgrr '!.!. hurt August, had been olHeixiiy derutred oft by the rpreatitutixea of the t.-.ker. UAJSICEL Br otoujatCT CettatCsttOM rorrrrsjai. irr. br a Axtnhox Co. au CHAPTER VTn THE HlteT OF THE 7JtltTHqt'AKr Th eraak of IbaniUr followini Um flb far tin made word impoaxible; and tetioa waa eqaally oat of tk aatalien, for .a tk anxht of tk aaUawnxg. sod while I r ii lltiagr 1 -fft-' ' i ' the room lur eaaa taean ul defense, ha raised tbe rpoa x) lev.itd it at BM. I could fatkaie nn motbr for hi t haa at txekaxt at, tav tk haal ia hu runt-nxxd aaaad hraio, and. war he latprlled by drink. By poaitioo doubly rrltuxl. Had then area a ghost of a ehaaee tn et in tk at (reaslr, in thi deapersU ntnruenl I ahnaid krt araued mraaif of it; but ant eve that reallr lormidabkt xraapon nd award, a chair, waa nearer than tbe ixbl, od to hart made I xtve toward it I felt meant rcrUin .1 ttrartian. A xadttaa attack mi bin w out tf nr power, far bet wit i a utlrnraaad th uroad Ublr itself, which made it ImissxnM la arad myatlf of tbe taOfial I bsil used with lMiabur There waa nauiht fnr me to do out suad a 1 waa aad await la terrible licrinrTer, aa lie reruasoerl ailent, I man tfati to dad By voire, and, a the thunder rolled In tk distance, 1 shouted "(.apt fteaaxcxeii, or aa o o merited or m cowardly and to lost to honor that you will murder the man you . Ullr...- ' to Ogtt tb. field r Without awr of tbna, he anawared taraly: "ml dowat" Kven thus beset, it irked me to obey him Ilk a arkoolboT, bat I resluwd that, armed, ander the rlsrtis eireumtunee be wa far ttrrrnfar than I with all ra) tiaew. W only, than, I ewallowed aiy ire, tad, approaching thr labia, id roraelf with the hope thai he would com within retch Be wt aot tlow iu following, foe b Upped forward aad tarrfully slid utto Ik taair oppraute. ihoush not fur a second un cvTttiac me with tbr muxtl of hu putol, or, lor that matter, taking his ey from mine. And her w sat while tufa aad crook fob lowtd axeh other in qaK'k miecexaion. My beam worked rapidly enough, but a th r mit pd no way could I find to nd me of lb aloiaf ring of tttel confronting me or turn for t mum rot tb qllr brilliant glint of bu rye, erh of which acquired cksxrn nith tbe fitful lightuij ul the room. The UbU waa loo broad for an ooataufht, sad aow that we were rioter, I could see tb arm of tbr nwn wrre at full ttii.n., aad Ibat on tbe slight! h'Wtd muvr un my .art h would pull the trigger I Imp;.! lightning would slnkr th lino nd pat an end to the ituation, which at last Isxxoa to have it fleet on w. aad I ilk. il ibat ao man Bat long stand the are I of a loaded barrel barked hi- a determined yet siteal tnomy wilbout undergoing niir or I strain I was even wishing thst the besvetw would let looa bolt aad finish the nutter, or that lh moB oppoiut would open hi hps nd nk. deaplte th' ror. when I fell the floor Ixarslh me tremld, ' though th km wot thaken by a might t power It iiased in the loatant, and a it did ihr thunder faded away for the moment, and Seam null, lowering hi baud, let il rest on thr rdg of the table, whence th putol held me 'all in tbe rht Then he por. 0M per hp bees use therxritemenl indoonxnd out bad partly sobered him, bu words ttar clearly: "I bare ben yoor d -d mmige in my hand, but, a you may well irueas, il u fore- ttallad There will Iw ao light between u lo morrow m,irning "Ilaca ue you deem it mler to murder ni. now?" I returned ralmly "(live me bul - " "Shut tour mouth'" be interrupted, let ting go hu temper. "Da you think 1 am heir lo beady word with o rebel ' I apt Donald Thoradye, aba .ounaburv , you are eloae on to tbe end of yimr root, and vouil find that end baaa nooar in it, yo rttrae.1 spv ' What I " b cankiaad, ruiag in In iDcreautuy rage, aad immedutely recntiog hiroaxlf, while bu roie (raw loader, "do ou think I am a fool, or so Mind that I may not see through a riddle? I bar found you out, hide an I bir Thoradyke, of Martha t iaeyard muggier- rbl api ' Had you neaped me thia day, and bna off on Clinton buainr, which douhtbus tin there" lp.,inting to my Cpcn, which lay on the Utile), "I would re banted you down had it coat ate my commission Karaprine! N'o, by the gods' From the lMorinning I fancied you tbr fraud )r.a an, aad at th ttuH't Head, Iry your word and flnr air, you made uir tun of it. Yoa slipped your rol. You'll find nor hen hwk ho afaarp rrn, aad. guot though you b, you will set that a anmew w nothing in hia grip. Kay, I bare not come to aboot you down aa you deserve, but I know your in frrnxl trick, and ant to hold you wbr you helot- I take it 'twill afford me mora clrttura t sat yoa dance ot o rope'e cad ' Ob. ywtt Bhorn Swtuxwi! " I boa dirty my hand with your Mood, axe ftm make it urgent Ul nw clinch tbe met Ur now, and than make you read to march l'low sum at thia moment it Uunabury ia Ik fUob, itd with aim to of men to take yoa ol. Thi bit of play wot for my owb ptstaur, aad, oaring bad it, I'll be ynar it and aUy by your bcela until you an tofely dalirared to ( -unninghom. Now God ntt year mlaxnbl soul! Bar you xugkt t aoy before I girr tb word to tb raat?" To Matt that I wo unaffected by txtta word, which wen poured forth fat tot -rant 0 though my toer-rotor frsrad inter rapt ion. would be Mm- I taw my plae for Ik fatura, ray bop lor lit' ittf, swept txroy together, and nothing bat a blank, kiaiaii oly by a xxoion of tk (allow, doBsaxl hot art my ar- To oxy that a bad tbe Mtiatactioc of wwing aw vWbly oati! would be enusllf fkn, for, though my krt twot thickly atraxxyk, I att unmod and looked tt ban 1. thengfc fat a drtaxt. 1 area sexnyed to peak, but word would aot ecrate, for my thrust waa rtujebod by raeisibkt band "An yw enutrvd at last V he et. Uiwed. with a grim tnuiU.. tttoagh w. th.ru t th if ling Mi try ar aixo. "Oh, yon thorn rktowoat I om wU paid far your cursed irstuUt ' B xrta ttill tptaktBg when the heavy ggroko vaax lot tk Sewim. Btt FBEE 4.' new il M tot teas into a genii aad fade owoy : iattaxd, II (raw ( ranger ond tronger anti! enry rafter took op the motion nd tk wkobt koiuw t rambled though with on tgx). Oraottrr (raw tk .baking until the building rocked, tb bed lid wxy from tb wall, the utile shifted, thr (la and bottl on 11 rang trajther, oad Ibe pitcher danced 00 violently loot the water witkia it southed from iu bap. A squor of plotter from the cwibog fall to th floor with craoh, filling tb room with datt; but through all Sramnwll a.vxr winretl. thowtng wonderment, nor bora a bras ibraxteaiax attitude. In tk eaaxw of tk aacond through kick thw endured he held roc aa ka prob My would hoer don had tbe roof fsllea tb.ioi oar con. to determined wa ka t lake aw. I knew tb nstur of th tur moil ot oaee. for when la lb fadln with my father 1 bad eiatsrnxt it. It wa not caused by tbe torth thakmg from the mlliug of hwry thunder, for hue then tk voir of tk atona wa coats! to tk reer of a terrific downpour of rain. It wot aa earthquake- ran phenomenon ht this tat nude, aad its nnty, iu enrity, oad it rt ultt I art or my eye, trifling aa wen tb, wok me from my traaot and sgatn aae 111 pixy to my wit. FeatinaUd and partly taaaad s 1 bd bna by th flndiah lac of my Baty and the fall ti,ibcro of lh evil fortune into which I had ouddtaly talVtn, like kiln, I tat through the tvmimntlon. Irary antta pnrtsat deuil about bun, from Ik broke pearl button on hia ahirt front dowx lo tk grama of i.wder la tbr putol pan oad th Kn edg. of the tun n tbe lork, found fom of attraction to the rye only known to Ike who fall tato sudden hopltsn.s or deep deprswion. Ilut with the dancing of the Ublowara a quick idea shot through my braia, and bowed nw a lost dwprtt ekaae to ex truaU mynlf from tk coil obout aw. Natural phenoineaoa in tk abap af a beata had aorai aw from th kail: of the negro, ond now 'twt oa orthquke that it open 0 woy for a; dXH.nUBxa by water from a nrtobor. Ntraimti. nerrs to exxaeaxl th new hop that had sprmag to Itfe. 1 baaa to act Newer had f f .It my amsrkw knit tnaee or been In ia owed of otimulont Ikon when. inking back if ot loot oroiioxo by tb combined shock of his word sad tb con Txlxtoo of natarr. wkteb bad aow naased, I saol lu and aa though dated: "J om hut s prison of wr. sir I wu forceil for my own safety to coin to Mew York. I am -I win an bat yea let me drink. I fool but oad -dkxay." "You bora aoa of tk ladktn In yoa, you pair fieered onaxk!" k nweed. "Think, than, and gather your apuak and leg ft aetata. Boat aw with the flat of your (word! 'Fan flodl Bat wait till I ran ibilt my era from yon! Driak, ond then move before we bare knottier qnok. ond tbe wollt about u. twirl be roar Lost dram." With ipi'ttrent effort I rawed myself raoched for the bottle, oad pound oat a tiff mratnn of liquor, which I drank off. then taking the pitcher, I mad at though to fill the (las, but u I tipped it. with a aud den 1 whirled fall half a gallon of water over tor pistol, dnachiag tk priming and making the weapon mwlna With Ihia kction I sprang to my feet. Krammcll wu qaick , but not muck enough Th water had hot use had th powder '.en I beard tb aosp of lb d tig hammer, and w hio Brat too lion to gain his legs, but, following up tb drowning of th fir pn, I lifted the heaey Ublr and overturned it oa him. pushing him backward, when to th floor went man furniture, and crockery with a terrific eraah At that moment there came vrrid flash of lightning, and hard upon it on appalling peal of thunder Though almost blinded nnd deafened by the bolt, I sprang round the overturned table, ond wiling the first thing coming lo hand, which proved to b Ihe water jug still unbroken, I grasped tk struggling ton by tk thro! tad with atl M tOrr 1 - Ight Irrwi lb. boa BtBXBBX wan on hi uncovered head. The pitcher flew to frognumU. braving hat th handle in un grasp, while He mm 11 bream limp and oJ!apd. Thi ctlon look pi. - during (be Interval at which thr t, under u the loudt, ond wo probably the reason that eaased the none f the fall of the Ublr to he unnoticed by tkow balow Bat, u though it had bee insufficient, snnther violent tonvulaion fol lowed, which ram ond went with tb uddennru of th iploion of park of artillery. I had but got ten to a 'tending poaition when a conruewum rocked 'be boon to iu foundation It sprang not from the earth below thi time, but from tbe air above, th vibrations of which deeded the hang ing (low from the well oad round tb win dow pBe to fly in pteenlnto the room. It wo not of th nature of an earthquake, ttill lew like thunder nnr or afar; much it rrnilud th blowing Bp of s nuaasin. though not until afterword did I com lo know thw u tk solution of tk nutter The fUth thot had lighted my attack on Srammell hod struck a powder hip lust fr..m FjqfTff i at eke lay ot anchor off Well atratt, and no vestige of it or those aboard wa ntt dkvcovwwd fThu combmotion of inUnae hrat, violent atorm, etrthqaake, ond explowou artuojly occumd la Nov York .it), Sundoy, Auxaxt t, 1771. Tbe vieiou. nature of the thoek waa an like the gradatl coming and going af the esrthquakr, end that 11 hod oecaoionad roar alarm I soon knew by the ebouU thai com from beneath my window. Rushing to it, through tb battered paao t beheld men running from the oppranU boo, white in tk yard below wu tb squad of soldiers, which hod praam from tk Uvarn in panic when it seemed that tk build in would fall My safety attll demanded immediate ac tion, for should curiosity or d art rust impel the guard to come upstair, I would b un done That move would drir aw to bay, ond cither oblige me to Anally surrender or die like a rot ia a hot But I bed detuwlai I a coura of pro mltiit by th tiaw 1 hod finished getting into my clothing- Hastily setting the uble upright, I stooped ever the body of flexum mll I expected lo find him dud, ond wu urprind to discover that ha wu still of thi world, lb thickness ot hit early hair ond o pnaalbli crack tn tk log having aoved him from crushed skull He wu completely nt armed, however, ond with littl odo I dragged him into th clout and ehut the door. My 00J rhxtw of escxp aow lay in get ttog 10 Clinton ond procuring pom, wbteb might Iw used ere s kae aad cry wu raised after me, nd t latetBd tk hoar was aot far from that appointed for tb muting It wu rsxwfhw that Clinton oad been In twined of tb fahnty of my nam, tttsxtjfc 1 srxwed if that had ha tkxm liVwataxsli would smr have oppraaakrd aw in Ihe manner he bad done. At all event, tk rink must be token. At first oxght then teemed nn mean of leaving the hone wn by tk atoire or a drop u! twenty Ut or more from my side window; bat, invwitBnttlen. 1 du- oaestwd a neat roof beneath tb window of o roam nnr tk end ot th hell, cat upon going into la rhnwbor I a tk apart meat wu pnb&bty tk quartan eataipli J by my 1st aaxaihmt. Upea la bed lay a miittsry hot, coot, and saber, while from a hook hwag a kagg ehxtk used by cavalry offieen. Approtrrwtraej tb uttter, I ttxajgsrl from toe window to the raof. crsnrpmg to the own which ram to within ten fee of lis gi iiahaV, and from then dropped A for I bod bean annaatrvd. oad it took BM not anxty ssoonttto t get mto ikr trt and bsiow the Uvern, w or xtng frwm then o ruundaboot eesna through the uat wa of lb town er until I dared to coat oat on tbe Broadway, I Ud b'.tl. for of hamifisli parvait, m nan kVuAtw bad oa aoUrna af ma tttttlct tw CttttMj aoit thia, witb tb taw- rxiHag nd every where meaifart, placed me oat rr danger for the tiaw. With Ibe dook about we, both as a di gnu and a protection from thr rain which wu stdi felling, though rsrodlv ibminMMng. 1 etrndr down lo Uodquertcn, ond tlwr, botdb aent in the bobw of "Coptsla mm l-ury" lo th general in rhwf It restored nw (rally lo not no eigne of en unusual atir about tbe place, nor did thr guard at tb dear obow won than a pueiug inter', ia aw as he turned aw over to the flunky within the hall Being wbered into the aim great mown I had koowa tk day before, I waited with natural impolkme for recognition. 1 wa not far from my appointed time, for Ik clock ou tk moaul ebowed it was but quarter of three, nor had I reded my heete for lon hater lady enter ! I caught bas glimpw of her, ening little more than et ska wu richly dressed, but averted her ap parent foxaxlunty with lb plan by the way eke itd stilly swept from the room without giving oa opportuoity for tk on oaxxnesaxent f her nam However, I wu ttaick by tk Mattel of th anlfsrxwid oltendent u he Uehl away from her, and her ladyship bad not been eon sbov five minute when be re tnwd With a (lann askant t my co Pease, a regaaelii aw to follow him Wo traversed tbe length of the lull to on opart went ot It end. when, throwing wide the door, be loudly oonoaaaed "C aptain toxin burr'" aad retired, while I entered to find myself in the preseor of the lady who had ktft th wlrsi but fw auoubw befonr. CHAPTER IX. Ill flKXRY trUltTON Connivirut tktt blunder had be Butted, oad that I wu unwittingly an in truder io a prival room, 1 wu ehoaf lo nuke aa pc4ogy for my prvunra when the lady half row from tb partly radioing poei lion she bod oooaawd end with a gent' wv of bar hand wid "Too are ( apt Lounobury? Coax near er, peoase v)it ben tgainat the light, that 1 (My ban look al root" at the maw time ihdicatiug chair near the gmt window which wu awung opes ond bra to 0 small hawsay withoot Her voir wu vwnt, bat even in thr. few word I noticed tbe offerUtion of in flection so common with Udsw of foahwn, aad her otojinal position, wluch she imnir diotoly regeinal ofter thus addrniiag ate, wm a pom pure aad ermpkt, doubttna token for th i-urpoie of exposing her fine arm snd the gronful curra of her small th'wojh equally fin figure "Madam," I replied, advancing o pace w two, "I bora not the bono-, of knowing you u wall i you asm to know nw. By what name" "Mrs. Florence Bedelr," the Interrupted, with Till wbwh ducorered her eonsll, " A woman hi a better )udg of 0 man then on of hu own tea. whit teeth, ond ocrentnoted I lie ratbrr infantile etliew of her face "I lure taken tbe liberty of atking to KM you ere you met Sir Henri A woman u a Ixrtut judge of a bibb than one of hu own acx " "And in tb present rue to whet and, modem?" I asked, bowing end taking tho choir to which tb bad motioned me. For on aaswer oh slowly raised a pair ol doebls bowed (old evegUssrt, deliberately and client) scanning me from bead to loot "Weill" oho broke forth irreleventli 1 protest, Ce.pt Lounobury! You ore elmot 0 geallmon! Were your fan bul leu red Bad your flown lew (igoni.r, in t proper costume you would not be awt.es. Y'our lea i none too debtote, but you have fins teeth ond eyas, ond your hair ohm io eeUent 1 om quit provoked 1 Bur Henry bu deceived me. though it is now rrrhtp just u well thot you on n-t ill fsvored Are you ao hard -hearted, ( apt Louuebuo 1 You eoxre look x kidaaper' Her refenan tn hidnapin( brnnght me sharply bock to tb role of Urunebury, whose paper, bod shown kidnsping to have It.-., sag of bio occomplubmeoU Undet tk harp eye of thw lady, whom I now knew to be Clio loo's msirtetl lajhl o'-lovr, it would not do for me to make a slip. That in soot manner she had 10 do with say coming seciet ixstroeti hi 1 intantly surmised, but tb conjecture on my pert th mr.Urr of th nature of t hu uiUraot. Deeming it policy U nfrsin from dkaxaxxstg the matter, I eimply said: "Madam, oty leg le not exactly that of 0 dancing Booster, nor hu my Igure the grace of a soortler, bat they or tbe gifU of God, aad ban oeen oenrice in IhU broil against Ibe king At for tb email compli menu, I am roar debtor." "Now, rosily, Copt. Loonebury, you hove quite o nut gilt st retort alas." But ebe got no farther, s Bt that InsWnt a door msjlinll i by fancy bogging wu suddenly thrown open, letting in s bant of noisy buxghtar from what might have been a doirn men, tk sound of jollity being mingled with Ike clinking of (ioatn ond clattering af cohl. Tk door then shut, ond wu evi denily wcuraly festeued, u I beard the turn of o key and tbe shoot mg of a bolt; the curtanw wen pushed uid. and there cnterad awn, who by bis uniform elone I knew to be tk commander in chief of the Britwh form ia Aanxtiaa- fir Henry gore aw bat 0 pawing glance at I row to my feet He stepped forward, ond taking the band of tb lady, who hrly shifted bar poution to greet him, bevrad low one it, lagiilifty biasiag the ogegar tip. rn a cownxmao 1 .. core 'jt BllSWt. The presence oi mind of an A oner icon aotdier In moment ot danger is one of bit chief ebaraeterlxtlcx. A brother of Father de timet. Ihe noted Jexull missionary, who labored, among the In dia as of tbe west about g quarter ot a eeotary ago, wa with bis regiment oa tome western campaign. On day kt wondered too far from thr command, nnd taddcoly found hiroeif surround ed b) a baod cf toot He Indians. He was telacd and wo just about to tw tosahxwired, when he remembered bearing hio brother toy one day tktt Ibe Indiana bad a great devotion for (he sign of th cross, tb symbol of too Catholic fart hi Accordingly bt raised bit right baod to hio forehead end tn distinct tone re pea led the sr: -In tbe nan of the Fat be r aad of Ikt Son tod tk Mole Uttnt." At So Sonet bad expected tk tVtot wag Bsxqriaol sxd tt tato that five alto in I