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GEN. GUY Y. HENRY
The New Military Governor of Porto Rico. EVERY SCAR TCLLS A TALE I.u veil mill .*?! in 1 i'?'<l m.v llMi.Hcil \l lu> I'.matit U it Oer ID im?A (ttirtxtlnn Who I!ol<l<t Nntidny Sein??I )nr vice* wuli ili<- S" me t arm ?tuei?* rum ii<- risiiiw Some m m* g?i? laut Heid ? in Indian WIM"-. "lie Im a small man. poofl Small like my so:-.:" . x> la'.nv.d t.::o of the wmmli tec of Port.? Ricans selected to pay its resnocts to the new commanding oitteer of the Island, after the ceremony: "But his one . ye. Madre da I': s! :t is like u Mauser bullet when i: strikes you!" The speaker, writes H. H. Lewis tn thf Washington Star, had Just left the palace at Han Juan, whert Major Gen? eral tluy v. Henry, the new military ami civil governor 'if the Islands, had Welcomed the committee with a m!x ture of old-time courtesy and military i rusq?cnesa. The members of the coth mliti e still held in 11 coll let I in the scene In thi- gorgeous reception chamber; the staff of American olllcers uniformed like veterans fresh frohi the Held, the sunlight gleai.g through the stained glass windows, the martini trappings of the attendant guard and that central llgure which rep rest hied to them the majedty Und might of the wonderful republic* to the north which had freed '!.' m :': :.i ihe y iUh of the Spaulsh op? pressors. That i'r.ure was a slight, spare man. attired In a rather faded uniform; and with a lean, brown face disfigured with marks and Rears. The members of the committee had i ioked with respectful i ' ? '- '.!??? .- marks and scars, air: Lhcy vaguely felt that they belo? genen the .eteran, hut they did not ki ? w that ehph mark meant the im? print of years of service, and each scar the Insignia or a v.our.d received in honorable buttle. A GENERAL'S SUNDAY SCHOOL". Several months a'goi wit.!.- in Ponce. Porto Rico. I o!iw General Henry stand up I:: the Id plazn of the1 city und address, through an Interpreter, a number < f nr.tlvi , mi the subject of K' 'I government, und on the valti ? ? : besoming honest, God-fearing cit teens <?: the great republic l als. saw him hold a Sunday school service in the Bftme plaza, and, as he stood upon the steps ..f Iii. kiosk in the center, With ? Bible in his crippled hand, and told In simple words the story of the Christ, 1 noticed a nunibor Of American diets, roughly uniformed; and seine of them in iirink. stop am! listen with wondering Interest. Ari the crowd dis? persed after Ihe uffstr wnts over, i hen id one old bearded sergeant, who also bore marks Of long service in the army, turn to a comrade, with a slap of his brawny hand, exclaim: "I fought under thui man out in the Black Hills in Tl. He's a scrapper, every I rich of Mim. and lie'u the beat ollicer that ever drew a saber, bar hone- And he knows when a good word is better thnii a g?od bullet, too. Ii- ain't much ... look at. bur you tan bet. every sear ha's cot lias a story." STOUY OP A CHIPPLKD ! IA N 1?. And the sergeant wits rieb!. The Stories of lin se scats are written, not only in the roc li'ds if the Unit id States, but also in the !i arts or every man. ollicer it private that served with Guy V. Henry In the Italian campaigns of th'- 'Tu's. 'i his is the story of the crippled htind that held the Bible that day in Pon In the fall of 1S74. when the Chey? enne indium: Were s?ttlng the frontier ablaze in the northern part of Dakota. Colonel liehr:'; then In command >>r several tro ps of cavalry, came upon a village Of i it-- enemy lies led nmnng the hlllsi Tin re was u brief but deci? sive fight, ah i ihe Indians fled toward the Cnhadiaii boundary. Immediate puratill wan ordered, notwithstanding ii.'- fact that the Weather indications ve sign qf a btlxzard, which meant those w ilt!, texpt scci regi ins certain peril to life. Day and night, with scarcely a halt for food, : le pursuit was kept up. The Indians were mounted on licet ponies, lind they were not only .'ic.iuaiittc.l with the i nithtry, bill also inured to the rln ; ? f the latitude. At first they dTrr not anr Spate being chased; but when they discovered that tin t'rooiis were actually In pursuit, they set iiiit with all p< ??'!??- speed t.iward t'.- ? bounda? ry. alhVo3t one hundred miles distant. P >rty-olght In lira after the start a llerce sleet and hiill storm sprang tip, with the fury of a hurricane. It final? ly became so violent that the trail was lest, and the In ??ps rode blindly Hi rough the blizzard Presently phe of the Bilbardlnati tifllecrs ventured to ask If ii Would not bo well to camp In the rh im- , ?' a ris ? .-I' ;;r..u::.l until the Increment weather had abated. "WH V. U.I. KKBP OX." Colanel Henry shook his head. "No," he renlit d. firmly, "we will keep on until we cant lira the Indians, or run them to thi h itndary line." Drawing down his rough fur cap, he lirg? 1 his horse steadily onward at the, head of the straggling troops. Thai day. pass? ed and another mornlric dawned, but .?tili the pursuit continued in the face of :lie biting, piercing gale which swept down from the north with un? abated fury. Before r.c :t of tli.it day several of the horses gave out, drop? ping before the ley bias: ill:, stricken deer. At dark a number of packs were abandoned t > provide mounts for those who had lost their animals. Finally a brief real wan called, and after many failures, a lire was started nnd coffee made. When order.* were given to resume ihe march the .-.ur g ?:: heantupnnylng the rxpC'dJtioh went to Colonel Henry and ;? >r: that liv. . f the troopers were suffering with badly frozen feet. "Kelp "lr With this glove," re? plied the intrepid" cavalry It ider, ex? tending his left hand. The surgeon wonderlngly obeyed, and, an he touch? ed the flesh under the gauntlet, he cried; "it is e lit. Y ur hand Is frozen, sir." ? .. V "ARD W ITH FIU >Z I:N 11A X i >. "Mount men," ordered Colonel Hen? ry, calmly. And as the cnlvncp.de pre? pared to obey the command, it was found necessary i<> assist him }?> his saddle. On through the snow and .s'...t. on until the wintry sun rising over the eastern hills, proclaimed the coming of day, rode the little parti' of soldiers. There v. ere many stragglers, many who lurched In their saddles, many who re???-' i.vn,-mb"d upd e?mo?t Unconscious upon the necks of their mounts, but none raited to follow thut stern figure riding ' in advance. When day iin:illy broke a number of Mack specks were seen moving, over the crest of a ridge :i mile in advance. "They are the Chcyennes,'.' exclaim ; ed Colonel Henry. "And that ridge marks the, boundary line between Can? ada and the United States. We can bo no further." The memory ?f the retreat bach to shelter will be as a blank page u.>st of the party. Several days later the I troops stumbled painfully into the wel? come nates of the fort, bearing with them twenty-one of their number fro? zen almost within the grasp of death. Colonel Henry kept command until he ???w his men in safety again, then he i iok to 1:1.? bed. and hovered between life and death for many weary weeks, finally arising with his left hand crip? pled and his constitution so broken that he reported as unfit for further duty. But he was in harness again, after a brief r< st. When th" committee of Porto Ricans nut General Henry in th- palaeo at San Juan, the members saw that the fa re of their nev governor bore many scars. There was u bullet hole through each cheek, khp bridge >:?: the nose was hrok a. and the left eye seemed dull and colorless. To them It was pos? sibly a disfigurement, but to the men who served with Henry in each sear spoke of a thrilling en's ode in that famous expedition against the Sioux in the I tier Horn nnd Yellow tone country. w!i?n the "troopers of it'o yellow stripes" taught the hostlles a lasting lesson. HOW HE LOST MIS BYE. In that expedition Colonel Guy V. : Henry was in charge >>f the Second I Battalion of the Third Cavalry, which formed pari <>f General crook's com-' iii.iikI. One June morning, while the troops were camping for br akfast In I a Pttle ravine, the out-pickets rushed tin '?? with the startling announcement that the Sioux were coining in force. There 'whs barely time to sound "Boots and Saddles" when the heights about the valley swarmed with the savages, Within twenty minutes a regular pitched battle was In progress, the Indians, of whom there were sev? eral thousands! coming down from the ridge In h series of desperate charges. During the height of the combat one |or;i..ii or the American line under Captain Vroont was pushed out beyond Its support and ?:is being punished severely, the hostlles getting between it : lid the main body. Colonel Henry, seeing the peril threatening his brother officer, sent his command pell-Vnell to the rescUe, JuSt as they swept upon the Indians with uplifted sabres a dy? ing bullet struck Colonel Henry in the face, tearing through both cheeks, -breaking the brWge ??r his rose and completely severing the left optic nerve. The force "f the wild rush carried him on. but he tv?s seen t.i sway in the saddle, A trooper near him culled out hoarsely: "Arc yon struck, sir'.'" Gripping th.- pomniel tightly with one hand Colonel Henry tried t.> iVay'c his sword. "On, on!" ho gasped. "Charge -" Down under the galloping hoofs of the combatants he lurched, and in an InKl nil he was lost to sight in the swirling dus:. The loss of their leader caused a tem? porary panic among the soldiers, but the; soon rallied, and. after driving tff the Indians, they searched for th.- col? onel. IV was found at last, covered with blood, bill art they tenderly picked him up they saw thai life still remain? ed in til bruls ?! body, He was placed upon a blanket In the shade and every thing possible done to aid him. It was then that one of the other officers con? doled him with saying: "Colonel, this Is too bad. It is too bad!" And it was then that the gallant Henry, suffering untold agony, and barely able lo ar? ticulate, whispered simply: "IT'S NOTHING, JACK." "It's nothing. Juck. It's What we are here for." it was long before he recovered, but when he finally returned to active Ser? vice he carried with hltn the Indelible proofs of gallantly and daring In ac? tual battle. The same quiet heroism carried him through work:; of weary battling with the torturing pangs of a Porto it lean fever, a struggle which sapped pis strength and wrung his soul ?after W'hloh lie calmly and quietly re plied to bis physician's orders to leave at once: "No. Hero I stay, where 1 have been sent" It seems particularly Utting that the future Indian fighter should have as I Iiis birthplace an army post in the very , heart of the Western frontier, Fort Smith. Indian Territory, mid thai h|s father, Major William Scaton Henry, of the Third United States infantry, should be engaged in a war with the savages at that tlmo, March o. 1S!W; and it la als 1 appropriate that u man who was destined to become the mili? tary and civil governor of n foreign territory won by the sword should be the grandson of one Wh > was Vice Prcsldcnt of -.ho United States and twice GoveVnbr of Now- York State. Daniel D. Tompklns, and also grand? son of a former Secretary of the Navy, and jtuljte of the Sui rcmc Court, Smith. Thompson. It is witlt the !? lb .1 Blorier of these famous ancestors that young tiny V. Henry started on his career in the American army. Thai he lias main? tained the family honor cannot be dis? puted. IN tiik CIVII; WAlt. lie was fortunate < nough to graduate from West Point at the very outbreak of the Clcll War. lie was assigned to a second lieutenancy to the first United States Artillery, and served with distinction in that regiment until lie was made colonel of the Fortieth Massachusetts Infantry in the fall of 1S02. He continued throughout tie- war with thai command, being present at many of ihr- most Important battles. His bravery and daring III lie- battle of Pocotaligo. S. C, October 2?. IS*!!!, earned for him the commendation of bis superior olllcers, and the attention of the commanding general was called "to the gnllnnl and distinguished ser? vices of First Lieutenant Guy V. Hen? ry." For his work in the daring advance in Florida lib was complimented by General Seymour In the following words: "i cannot commi nd too highly the brilliant success of tins advance for which great credit is due Col. Guy V. Henry and bis command, and T ear? nestly recommend him as a most de? serving and energetic ofllcer," There were many characteristic deeds of bravery performed by the quiet, kindly man with the "eye like a Mau? ser bulltet" dm in -, the civil War, and he cam" out one of the few men to wear a medal of honor: bill it was left to the Indian troubles of 1874-'77, to bring out his wonderful nerve and dar? ing and his skill as a. commander. His new career a- the military and civil governor of one of Uncle Sam's first for? Urn possessions will In- watch? ed with exceeding interest, but those who know and who have served v.ith "Fighting Guy V,' 'are conlldont that he will carry out the traditions of his life and of ids faintly as a bravo and honorable officer ami gentleman. PYRAMID NON S E N S10. ohn Flsko Reviews ft and Gives to U a Putin's Characterization. (Atlantic Monthly.) According t*. tin m the builders of the Great Pryamid were suporriaturdl ly Instructed, pr >bably by Mclchlza deki King of Salon?, say.< Dr. John Fiske. Tims they were enabled to place it in latitude ;''? degrees N.: to make Its four sides face the cardinal points: to adopt the sacred cubit, or one twenty-millionth part of the earth's polar u.\:?. as their unit of length, "and to make the s;.!,> of the square base equal to jus: so many of these sacred enblta as there are days and parts of a day in a year. They v.. ... further by supernatural help en? abled to square the circle, and sym? bolized their viel >ry over this problem by making the pyramid's height beat to the perimeter "f the base .>t the ra? tio which the radius i:' .1 cii to bears to the circumference." in like manner, by Immediate divine revelation the builders of the pyramid were Instru I as to the exact shape and density of the earth, the sun's distance, the pro cession of the equinoxes, &c., s>> that their llgun s .01 all these subjects wer? more accurate than any tint modern scli nee has obtained, and these figures :'.: built into the pyramid. They also built into it the divinely revealed an '. everlasting standards of "length, area, capacity, weight, density, heat, time and money," and finally they wrought Into its structure tin? precise date at which the millennium is to begin. AM tins valuable information handed down directly from heaven, was thus securely bottled up in the Great Pyra? mid for 6,000 years or so, awaiting the auspicious day when Mr. Pinzzi Smyth :?! ! ?? a. .'.own ami draw the cork. Why so much knowledge should have bei 11 bestowed upon the architecture of King Cheops, only to be concealed from posterity, is a pertinent question; and one may also ask why, when it had so long lain hidden and useless, was it worth while to bring a. Pia/.zl Smyth Into the world (,-> reveal It. since plod? ding In.man reason had after all dis? covered every bit of it. except the date of the mill' nnium? Why, moreover, did Mi.- revelation thus elaborately buried in or about It. <'. 4.000 come Just abreast of the scientific knowledge of .v 1 >. 1 and then stop short? Is I; llble that <-ld Mclchizndek knew nothing about the telephone, or the ftnohtgon ray, or the cholera bacillus.' Our pyrainidlnllsts should tie more en? terprising, and el'u it from their venera? ble f- ticli some useful hints as to wire? less ieli grnphy, or the ventilation of Pullman cars, or the purification of Pi nnsylvnnla politics. Perhaps the last named problem might vi" in difficulty with BQunrlng the circle. One of the most distressing sights is to Reo a child tilmosbclioking with t ho dri itdfAt] whooping-cough, (live tlio child l>r..Tohn VY\ Bull'sCough Syrup, relii f will i>t> obtnined lit once and tho stifle rer will pooh bo cured. COUCH SYRUP t I1PJ J W.'tcoping-Counh quickly. Don ? cmnalland pleasant to take. Doctors recoiuia ad it. Price 35 ct* At all druggists. fA BSG SHOE S?LE' -? ^=^=a=^^ -:-.? THE GEORGE C. GILL Successor to J. D. THOMAS, ST065C OF FINE SHOES WIIvIv 1313 &SOX*D. The btrSttress must be closed-up quick. There is but one way to do it. and that is to sell the Shoes at quick-moving prices. The prices of all Shoes and Slippers have been cut, slashed and hammered all to pieces. MOST OF THE PRICES HAVE BEEN CUT IN HALF. Others cut to one-fourth and less than their original values. Shoes tied together, bunched in big piles for quick selling. S ONH PILE CHIDREN'S SPRING jfEEL SHOES THAT WERE $1.C0, Cloning Out Price, 25c. pair ONE PILE OF LA DI 123' IH'ITiN SHOES, IN AI.!. SHAPE'S, THAT THAT HAVE P.E'EN SELLrNG FOR J2.00 A I AI l(, Closing Out Price, 48c. one pile misses spring heel shoes! some lace and some button. that have been seilling- at Jl.co and S.'.'c. Closing Out Price, 69c, ONE PILE LADIES" IIAN'l' SEWE? SHOES, U\CE AND BUT T< N THAT SOI !> FOR AND M.l > A PA I n ONE pit,!-: LADIES' Bl'TTO: AND LACE SHOES THAT HAV BEEN BELLING FOR j\ Closing Out Price, 79c, ONE PILE LADIES' OXFORD TIES THAT WERE 51.& one pile ladies' oxford ties thai Were km and jh.w A PAIR Closing Ciit Price, 89c. ONE PILE BOYS' SHOES that WERE $1 B?, Closing Out Price, 69c. ONE PILE MEN'S SHOES Til A T v. i:i;k r. '-i a pa i ii. I Closing Oiii Price. $1.09 Closing Out Prien. 39c. Closing Out Price, 98c. I - . .-? The above is just a few ol the many reductions we are making. It will give tjfc you an idea of vvhai you can shoe yourself and family for. 1 COME, WHILE THE STOCK 88 COMPLETE. * REMEMBER THE PLACE! OLD t&o. ISO PHAll^ SYH KEW No- 350 THE HUB IS IN THE VANGUARD OF THE PROCESSION. We are leading in values?we are hading in variety. We are further to the front than we were ever before. We show more men's suits than any other store in town?more top coats ?and a larger line of men's furnishings. We not only show WORE, but show greater variety. But even these would not alone put us in the lead. "THE HUB'S" clothing is undoubt? edly the best made. We are positive there is none better made, because we know what goes in them and how they're made. They are made up under the personal supervision of one of the firm. Our instructions to our tailors are well defined:? '" Take extra stitches where extra stitches will benefit." "Work rapidly, but do not slight a single point." "Work conscientiously, because by doing so you make trade lor your employer." And no employers are more particular that these instructions are carried out than the proprietors of "THE HUB." And that is why Hub-clothing tits?why Hub-made clothing is long-lived?why The Hub' business has grown to such proportions. See "THE HUB'S" $10 suits?see "The Hub's" $12.50 suits. See the $7.50 top coats and the S10 ones. See them after you have looked about town. , No use to pay $2.50 for a hat w hen we can soil you same hat for $1.90. Made for "THE IIUB"?and guaranteed by "THE HUB"?made in fedoras and derbys ?in newest shades and black?with silk bands and bindings. Ill? t 3 3701AIN STREET, NORFOLK. With Easter conies the opening of Spring?a time when you want your Footwear to be in harmony with the other portion of your costume. 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