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White Roses and—Pink By Harmony Weller M M - (Copyright, 1512, by Associated Literary Press.) John Dillon had loved and woo’d Enid Vance, not so much from the finer workings of the masculine heart toward the feminine as for other mo tives. He had selected Enid as a fitting mate. Her cheeks were crim son with the vigor of health and her step elastic. To associate her with the rearing of anything but a fine race of men was to doubt truth itself. With this in view Dillon had pro- I>osed to and been rejected by Enid — she having chosen to bestow her hand and heart upon the less serious minded Billy Danghorn. The week following the blasting of his hopes found Dillon escaping into the country where h© wanted to for get the vital expression of Enid's eyes and the crimson of her lips. Then, too, his book upon “Child Dlfe and Modern Parentage” would progress the quicker for the seclusion of the coun try lanes. It was In the heart of the woods, while he was thus engrossed, that wan-eyed, anemic, Elsie Dane passed him by. John Dillon cast but a fleeting glance at her; he was in no way in terested in girls since Enid had turned him down, and least of all would care to rest his eyes upon the drooping, listless figure of Elsie I>ane. The girl, in turn, watched him with covert scrutiny. Rumor had it that this man was going about the village expressing more or less unflat tering opinions regarding the lack of well-balanced, healthy women In the world. Elsie had taken these opinions as personal. Beneath the temporary list lessness of her manner there was a something that had caught fire at his words. Elsie realized that she herself was wan-eyed and pale, but that was because her heart was broken and her life ruined. Hadn’t her father re lused to let her marry Jack Rollins? Although she was incensed at John Dillon for his slurring remarks, she realized that he was a splendid man, who we- striving to produce a better "i LU\ *a v 7 v * /I F o \ nJ -*~h . * • • * .• w -- .•* - r . Raised His Hat When She Smiled at Him. race of people. Together with her ad miration there was a desire to avenge her sex in his eyes. When she arrived home after seeing Dillon, slie informed her father that she intended taking possession of the little cottage beside the woods. “I want to try the outdoor life, dad dy. and raise chickens and eat car rots.” Her father glanced quickly at her from under heavy eye brows. Had his daughter’s mind finally given way un der (he strain? Would it have been better to let her throw herself on a worthless scamp than —? Elsie’s laugh interrupted his thoughts. He breathed a sigh of re lief. It. was the old-time spontaneous laugh that he had longed for. “I only want to get back to pink roses —here.” she told him. laying a finger on her pale cheeks, “and there is nothing in the world like carrots.” It was thus that John Dillon, pass ing the cottage on his way to the woods, saw- a girl groveling in the garden with trowel and spade. He Deliver Mail by Sky Route Airship Route Established Between New York and Washington—Work to Be Done by Contract. New York. —This city has attained the dignity of the first city in the world to be designated as an aerial mail station. Beginning May 22 an at tempt will be made to institute regu lar mail service from Gotham to Wash ington, D. C., by the air route. Colo rado and New Mexico will be the first two states In the Union when the practicability of aeroplanes as substi tutes for the burro, the pack horse, the buckboard and the stage fof carrying malls is to be demonstrated. Air ships are to carry the precious letters and packages to inaccessible canyon resorts and villages. The government Is also planning to invest in hydro planes for water transportation. It is argued by postal authorities that the cost of transportation of malls by aeroplanes will be less raised his hat when she smiled at h!m from beneath her lashes, because be remembered having met her at one of the village musicales. Three weeks later he saw her again and this time stopped to admire the riot of flowers she had planted beside the wide veranda. “Have one in your buttonhole,” she suggested happily. “You look too som ber.” She selected a pansy and of fered it to him. "I would offer you a carrot also —but perhaps you don't care for them raw.” She was nibbling while she talked. “I eat a dozen eggs a day. drink tw T o quarts of milk and consume bushels of carrots.” John Dillon laughed half in amaze ment and partly because he found the girl’s laugh infectious. “But why,” he asked, “are you doing all this?” “I was wasting away to a mere shadow—because ray father would not let me have the man I wanted.” Mock ery toward mankind was in the girl’s voice and Dillon felt slightly irritated. They exchanged a few more casual words then Elsie excused herself with the remark that her chickens were crowing for food. John Dillon s book on “Modern Par entage” did not progress so well that day nor the next. Instead, he found himself admiring the girl who could so successfully build up her mental and bodily ills by sheer good sense and perseverance. Thoughts and consequent depres sion which had been wont to trouble him when he remembered Enid be came less frequent. Once or twice he found himself comparing the ruddy crimson of Enid's cheeks with the deli cate blush rose that was beginning to sw r eep timidly into Elsie’s. The vag ary of the smile in Elsie Dane’s eyes charmed him now more than the un changing vital sparkle in the eyes of Enid. One morning when he passed the cottage Elsie was too absorbed by a cluster of children about her knees to see him. When he arrived in the seclusion of the woods he kicked an unoffending w ild flower. During the day his thoughts strayed back to the picture of Elsie and the children. A sense of peevishness stole over him and he realized with a jerk of his thoughts that he was jealous—jealous of the liny children wJth whom Elsie was happy. He came to a stop in his w r alk. John Dillon was confronted with the cer tain knowledge that he had fallen in love with a girl without regard for her suitability as a wife. He was startled by the fact that he wanted her for herself, for her whimsical smile and her fascinating trickeries of voice and eyes. In his desire to forget his longing for her he plunged into work on hie book and found that it progressed with an easy flow of understanding marking its pages. When he had spent a day of splendid work lv felt that he must approach the girl who had inspired him. On his way toward the cottage the whole thing dawned on him. “Elsie Dane was the one girl in the world to fit into his scheme of life. Any girl who had the strength to dc what she had done —any girl who could turn the white roses in her own cheeks to pink might turn a nation of children into whatsoever she desired. Dillon quickened his pace. Twilight bad dimmed the garde*, when he found her. She was just en tering the door with a basket of fresi eggs from the nests. “Have one,” she called, when Dilloi. stopped at the gate. “I am coming in,” he made answer, and the new glad note in his voic* sent her glance quickly toward him. “I don’t want an egg,” he told he? without preamble, “but I want every thing else in the world —I want you * In the semi-darkness Dillon watched the blood rush up even to the gold o£ her hair. She laughed quickly—a trifle unsteadily. “But I am not vital, nor strenuous, nor —” John Dillon had taken her in hie arms and his lips rested on the reset that were her cheeks, the violets that were her eyes, and lastly on the pop?y that was her mouth. “Nor anything, Elsie, but —mine,” he said. More Men Than Women. The total population of the world is now estimated at 1,700,000.000. This is based upon the most recent cen suses. which all civilized countries now take, with a careful estimate of the number of inhabitants of uncivil ized lauds. The proportion of the sexes is known for 1,038.000,000 of these, the ratio being 1,000 males to 990 fe males. The ratio varies considerably in different places. In Europe then* are 1,000 men to 1.02" women; in Af ica, 1,000 men to 1,015 women; in America 1.000 men to 964 women, in Asia 1,000 men to 961 women; In Australia, 1,000 men to 937 women. The highest importation of women is found in Uganda, where there are 1,467 to every 1,000 men. The low est pronortion is in Alaska and the Malay States, where there are, in the former, 391, and in the latter 389 women to every 1,000 men.—New York World. than the heavy charges now paid the railroads, w’hich collect $47,000,000 an nually from the government In ad dition the government pays nearly $5,000,000 for rental of postal cars. Pos.al authorities here believe that the day is not far distant w’hen Den ver mail will not be delayed to Lead ville, Breckenridge or other mountain towns in the winter because trail a cannot reach them because of snow blockades. No height or distance or danger is to be considered by the gov ernment aviators, and they will have to be men of courage and daring. • * —' Man That is Hard to Reach. One might succeed in explaining to the dullest of men the most difficult of problems, if he had no previous con ception in regard to them; but It is Impossible to explain to the cleverest man even the simplest matter. If he is perfectly sure that he knows every thing about it.—Tolstoy. ART IN SERVING FOOD HALF PLEASURE OF EATING IS THROUGH THE EYE. ! I Molds Play Large Part in Artistic Service —Everything From Fish to Dessert Can Be Molded — Hollow Ring Is Favorite. Half the pleasure of eating is through the eye. If food is well serv ed and cooked, a meal is a success, though the quantity and variety of the food may be limited. Molds play a large part in this dainty service. Everything, from fish to dessert, can be molded. Even the soup might be, if it happens to be jellied consomme, and new shapes are constantly brought out. The ordinary mold is of heavy tin, I but the woman who objects to using j tin, especially for acids, can buy earthenware or aluminum. These last two cost more, and in them there are fewer shapes. Various sizes can be had, from s quart to many quarts. The very large ones are made to order. Individual molds are also popular, though the large ring or form shapes are more convenient and more fashionable foi j general use. Probably the favorite mold for mosl purposes is a hollow ring, round oi oval. The round ones are better lik ed, but either shape is good. These come with a lid for desserts that must be frozen, and without one for asplces. mousses, blanc manges and vegeta bles. With one of these ring molds the clever hostess can even glorify hash or vegetable leftovers. Macaroni made into a timbale and put in a ring, with the center filled with creamed chick j en. lamb or fish, makes an appetizing luncheon dish. Mashed potatoes may be quickly formed into a hollow ring with one of these molds, the center being filled with lamb chops, creamed sweet breads or fried chicken. For salads and desserts the ring mold is invaluable. For the former an aspic is usually made, plain or vegetable, and the center is filled with any desired mixture in fruit salad, or with a meat or fish salad, or even mayonnaised celery or shredded let tuce with a sour cream dressing. An attractive salad is made by us ing two sizes of oval or round molds that fit into each other. In the outer and larger one is put a white chicken aspic, and in the inner one a tomato aspic. The center is filled with cubes of grape fruit, apple and maraschino cherries dotted thickly over the top and well mixed with mayonnaise. A separate dish of mayonnaise should be passed with most molded salads, as it is not easy to get enough dressing without destroying the ap pearance of the form. Another appetizing effect is had by using a round ring mold and filling the center with a fancy mold that fits closely and is much higher. Thus a cucumber aspic in the ring can have halibut or salmon salad arranged in the fancy form that fits closely In the ring when turned out. If halibut is used, mix with shredded green pep pers and olives for color, or the sweet ■ red peppers finely chopped. This arrangement is equally attrac tive for dessert, this ring being of ice cream and the center of wine jelly. A simpler dessert might have the outer ring of chocolate blanc mange, with nuts mixed through it, the fancy form being filled with whipped cream. This may be slightly stiffened with gelatine if it will not hold its shape. Nothing is prettier than a round or oval ring mold of French vanilla ice cream heaped high with fruit in it# season. strawberries. raspberries, peaches, oranges and bananas. Home made ice cream served in this way has ail the air of a novelty dessert. For further adornment whipped cream may be put on the top of fruit through a tube to make fancy forms. Dry Clean Blankets. White blankets often become slight ]y soiled, but not enough for washing They can be dry cleaned successfully with flour and salt. Take a medium sized dishpan full of flour and a small sack of salt; mix well, rub sailed parts in it. When the soil disappears, shake well and hang out in a good wind, and the blanket will be like new again. At this time of year one can find bargains in blankets which hap pen to be a little soiled on the ex posed side. Treating them in this way will remove all traces of dust. Egg Cutlets. Prepare a thick white sauce as fol lows: One tablespoonfnl of butter, one heaping tablespoonfnl of flour, one teaspoonful of salt, a dash of cayenne, one half pint of milk; cook together for five minutes, stirring all the time; add three hard boiled eggs coarsely chopped, and one tablesponn fu! of finely chopped parsley. Set aside until cold, make into small cut lets, dip each into a lightly beaten egg. roll in cracker dust, and fry in hot lard. These are delicious. Cooked Radishes. Cut off the top and root cf red and white radishes (even number of each); wash them nicely and place them in salted cold water until com mencing to boil. Now pour off the water and pour fresh boiling water over them and boil until tender; then pour the water off and shake them in melted butter. Green peas with rad ishes or red radishes around stewed cauliflower make a very nice dish. Creamed Baked Potatoes. Six potatoes peeled and boiled until tender, drain and mash, add salt and dash of pepper. One tablespoonfnl of butter, on© cup of good cream, beat until very light. Add the beaten whites of three eggs, beat again; put in a well buttered pan, grate cream cheese over the top. Bake a nice brown, cut in squares, serve while hot Grease Spots. Grease spots can be removed by soaking in benzine and placing be tween double layers of blotting paper and pressing with a medium hot iron. —National Magazine. TIPS ON COOKING CEREALS Some Old-Fashioned, Wholesome and Nutritious Foods That Deserve a Revival. Old-fashioned -oatmeal requires a much longer time to cook, as every one knows, than the kind usually j found for sale nowadays. Yet many housekeepers prefer it, and when they can get it gladly take the extra trou | ble required to prepare it. To cook it use a scant quart of water to every heaping cupful of the cereal. Salt It I and boil it two houns the day before serving. Then turn it into a double boiler and let it cook slowly all night. In the morning bring it forward and let it boil up well for a minute or two. Serve Immediately while hot. Some palates prefer a thicker gruel, in j which case only three cupfuls of water to a cupful of the meal. Samp is a delicious old cereal that | should be seen more often on the ta bles of today. lake old-fashioned oat meal it requires long cooking. It Is very nice for Sunday suppers or as a starchy vegetable in place of rice or I potatoes for dinner. Soak in water two cupfuls of samp all night. In the morning wash thoroughly. Cover with boiling water and cook steadily all day, adding more water as It boils down. An hour before serving stir in to it a tablespoonful of butter and a cupful of milk. Season thoroughly with salt. Boil up well and serve hot. Left over samp is very nice fried. Grease a very hot frying pan and spread the hominy over It. Season with a little salt and pepper. Brown and fold like an omelet. Serve with tomato sauce. Old-fashioned wheat calls for four cupfuls of cold water for every cupful of the grain. it come gradually to the boiling point and cook steadily for one hour. SUNSHINE IN THE HOUSE Do Not Let a Day Pass Without Doing Something to Brighten That Day for Others. It was Mr. Barrie who quaintly said, “Women who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves." That is a recipe to learn and apply. If yon will not try to be a spreader of joy for the joy It gives do so from selfish motives. Girls may think this far-fetched. Their one thought is to snatch at joy for themselves. It takes experience, perhaps bitter experience, to learn that the joy that counts most is the one with a rebound. Like a rubber ball, the harder you throw It the 1 quicker its return. The girl who starts on a joy quest for herself cannot say, “I’ll be nice to poor Maria, she has had such a stupid time,” and then go about her sunshine shedding with patronizing airs. She may give joy. but the chances are that her patronage will be felt and resented. The sunshine that counts glows In the heart and must come out. One need not go into sunshine so cieties to bask id of joy giv ing. Nor need ft“ffstmshlne be for .outsiders. Sunshine shedding, like charity, can profitably begin at home. It is not so exciting, perhaps, to try to brighten the lives of mother or small brother or sister as it is to be a Lady Bountiful, but the reflex action is quite as strong. Try shedding sunshine wherever I you are. Do not let a day pass with out doing some little thing to bright en that day for someone else, and you will find your own day more joyful. Vinegar Pie. Beat Mhe yolks of four eggs to a thick cream; pour one and a half pints boiling water over them: stir while pouring. Place on stove to keep boiling: mix well together one and a half cups sugar and four table | spoons flour or corn starch and stir ; into the boiling egg and w-ater; stir constantly until a smooth paste. Add a pinch of salt and four tablespoonsful vinegar. Stir all well together; pour into rich ready baker crust and let bake until well set. Beat the whites to a stiff froth; add one-half cup sugar; spread on the pies and brown; by adding one teaspoonful lemon ex tract to whites you have an excellent lemon pie. This makes two large i pies. — Orange Jelly ala Francalse. For orange jelly ala Francaise peel six oranges as thin as possible. Pour over them a pint of hot, clarified syrup, and cover the bowl containing them very’ closely. Squeeze the juice | from twelve oranges and four lemons, j and then mix it with the syrup ard strain the whole through a napkin. Add immediately two ounces of clar ified isinglass and six drops of pre pared cochineal. Stir the jelly thor oughly and pour It into a mould Im bedded in crushed ice. Lemon jelly a i la Francaise may be prepared in the same way, except that the cochineal must be omitted and four ounces of sugar added to modify the acidity of the lemons. Planked Steak With Oysters. Have an extra sirloin neatly trimmed; put it on the broiler; broil five minutes on one side; turn and broil five minutes on the other side. Make the planking board very hot while the steak Is broiling. Put the steak on, garnish the board quickly with mashed potatoes and put it un der the broiler. Turn the steak once. Dust It with salt and pepper and rub it with butter. Cover the top with broiled oysters, then run it again un der the broiler for a few minutes. Serve very hot. ! Toasted Rice Cakes. 801 l one cup rice until tender, press In a buttered dish and put it in the lee chest with a weight upon it. The next day cut the rice into slices one-half Inch thick, grease a tranter and toast the slices a delicate brown. Serve with maple sirup. Blacking Stoves, Before blacking the stove, draw the ends of fingers across a bar of hard soap, scratching off enough to fill under the nails, and so keep the blacking from lodging there, which la so difficult to remove. PERILS OF ELEPHANT HUNT Hunters More Afraid of Stamped* Than of Being Attacked by Huge Beasts. We were now in the bend of the Niger, and approaching Lake Nian gaye, a fine sporting country, writes Capt A. H. W. Haywood in the Wide World Magazine. Here I spent near ly three weeks, shifting my little camp as circumstances dictated. It was near the site of an inundated village that I made my headquarters for ele phants. These fine beasts used to come and drink at the lake every three or four days, and I was fortunate enough to get two good tuskers here. My first view of these animals was a never-to be-forgotten one. It was a beautiful moonlight night, and I had sent out my hunters in different directions to bring me early news of elephants com ing to drink at the lake, which is a very large one. Suddenly a man ap peared. saying that a herd was ap proaching rapidly, and soon I heard the thud of a multitude of huge feet 'TTB7r g P CV ’ v * ~ jmililWr > vWSWr' ’ ■Jv. ''j’agft'• ■ sSSBf The Monarch at Home. on the sandy ground. Making a wide circuit to avoid giving them my wind, I cautiously drew close to the lake. Words cannot adequately describe the beauty of the scene that met my eyes: Some 40 elephants were disport ing themselves in the moonlit waters, bathing and douching themselves with water taken up in their trunks. Know ing I should get nflr chance later. I had plenty of time to single out the best tuskers and mark them down. In the meantime, 1 lay perfectly still in my concealed position, enjoying this re markable picture. Having bathed and drunk their fill, the elephants proceed ed to retreat leisurely homewards. With a little maneuvering I had no great difficulty in shooting one of the animals I had marked down. Now ar rived a dangerous moment. The huge herd, frightened rather than enraged at the report of, my rifle and the fall of their comrade, stampeded in all di rections. Some half dozen came career ing toward me; there was neither time nor space to evade them, and for a moment I thought I must inevitably be trampled under their massive feet. I had flung myself on the ground to be as inconspicuous as possible, when fortunately something made them turn aside. They passed within a few inches of my prostrate body, scream ing and trumpeting in terrifying fash ion as they thundered by. RISES GHOSTLIKE IN COURT Very Much Alive, First Husband Ap pears in Annulment Suit at Paterson, N. J. Paterson. N. J.—-For ten years looked upon as dead. Ralph Mower son of Syracuse. N. Y., walked into Vice-Chancellor Stevenson's court and established that he was alive. The suit of John G. Sclrwartz, secretary and treasurer of the Schwartz Build ing company, against his wife Hannah for annulment of their marriage was under consideration. Mrs. Schwartz was testifying, when Peter J. McGin nis, counsel for Schwartz, ordered Mowerson to stand up. “Do you know that man? - ’ the woman was asked. Only a moment before she declared she learned her first husband had died somewhere in the west. Mrs. Schwartz gasped and almost whispered: "Yes, 1 know that man; he is ray husband.” She was then excused. Mowerson testified that he married Hannah E. Straut May 8, 1896, at Tallman. N. Y. Ten years ago he deserted his wife, he admitted, and went to Phillipsburg, Mont. He de nied that he had ever caused to be written letters to his wife declaring his death. Mrs. Schwartz testified that she had received a letter from his sister in Idaho telling of his death. BOSTON WARS ON MOSQUITO Breeding Marshes to Be Drained With Aid of Suburban Cities to Exterminate Pest*. Boston.—Half a dozen cities in sub urban Boston have joined with Boston in a fight against the mosquito The marshes north of Boston are believed to be largely responsible Tor the mil lions of the insects which annually in vade the city, and in an effort to get rid of them a contractor is to drain the marshes and exterminate the mo squitoes. The cities of Medford, Malden. Re vere. Chelsea and Somerville have Joined in the crusade, and similar co operation is being sought in other mu nlcipalities. Near Death In Odd Mishap. Middletown, N. Y—Jumping from a box car with a large iron pinch bar in his hand Charles E. Horton. Jr., was struck by an Erie east-bound train here in such a manner as to cause the bar to fly around and hit him in the back of the head. Horton was whirled over and ever but he soon sprang fb his feet, and al though suffering from a wound in th® baclf.of his head is not veriously In v PREFERS HIS FATHER SIX-YEAR-OLD BOY DEFIES A JUDGE’S MANDATE. Refuses to Go to Mother Despite Court's Order—Pleading and Force Fail to Shake Child's Determi nation—Finally Compromise. Chicago.—One little boy of six years the other day furnished a problem that the divorce courts never will solve when he refused to bestow his affec tions as the court had decreed. Ghanning Overshiner, son of Ells worth B. Overshiner, stubbornly re fused to go to his mother when or dered to do so by Judge McDonald. His mother and father stood helpless ly in the corridors of the court, tears streaming down their cheeks as the boy clung to his father and Mrs. Flor ence W. Overshiner pleaded and then tugged at his arm in the hope that she might induce him to go home with her. The court probably will decide the suit of Mrs. Overshiner for divorce during the next few w'eeks, and both parents have agreed to stand by the judge’s findings. But little Channicg has decided to be a law unto himself. He says he prefers his father and no court can compel him to leave him. Acting on Judge McDonald’s orders, Mr. Overshiner produced the boy In court. Both parents demanded cus tody of the boy and, pending a deci sion in the case. Judge McDonald said he would divide the boy’s time be tween the warring parents. “The boy may go with you now for one week, then for a week with his father, pending the decision.” ruled Judge McDonald. The mother rushed toward the boy with oustretched arms. But the son refused to be given In any such a manner. He clambered upon his fath er’s lap with agility and refused to budge. Mrs. Overshiner looked appealingly to the judge. The father only smiled. “You go with your mother this time, my boy,” said Judge McDonald. “You will go to your father’s house next week.” “But I don’t want to leave papa at all.” protested the hoy. “I want to stay with him all the time.” The dignified judge refused to be come involved In an argument with the youthful litigant, so turned to his clerk and announced that his first or der would stand. At five o’clock, when court ad journed and the judge walked out to go home, the mother and father still were sitting there, too perplexed to act. When the bailiff closed the court they were compelled to walk out into the corridors. There the struggle be came even more violent. Channing seized his father's trouser leg and asked that his father lift him up. “I can’t, dear; I would be in con tempt of court.” said Mr. Overshiner. Just then Mrs. Overshiner tried to take the boy by main force. Still the boy kicked and clung to his father. The trio, accompanied by their law yers, tried to walk out of the building and the struggle continued. Finally a compromise was effected by the promise of Mr. Overshiner to produce the boy in court again. MAN PLUNGES TO HIS DEATH Californian Falls Three Hundred Feet Headforemost Down the Side of Mount Lowe. Pasadena, Cal. —Miss Clara Rusch haupt, a young Texas woman, who lately has been residing at No. 528 Wall street, Los Angeles, the other afternoon stood at a dizzy point on the east trail between Alpine Tavern and the summit of Mount Ix)we and watched her uncle, a man seventy-five years of age. plunge headforemost to his death 300 feet down the steep side of the mountain. The dead man was John Marian of No. 512 Crocker street, Los Angeles. He was unmarried. Marian and Miss Ruschhaupt, with several friends, had climbed to the summit, a distance of two miles from the hotel, which is situated at the end of the car line, and were returning to the hotel when the accident happened. While the others lingered to enjoy the view af forded from a shoulder of the peak, a place where the declivity is almost perpendicular, the old man hastened on and had gained a considerable start when they saw him suddenly reel and pitch off of the trail. It is be lieved that he was overcome by heart failure. Whatever the cause of his fall, he went head first over the edge and down the side of the mountain, his head striking a stone at the bottom of the canyon. Miss Ruschhaupt and her compan ions were so far away that consider able time elapsed before they reached him, and then they took their own lives in their hands when they made the perilous descent. They found Marian unconscious, but still breath ing. He died soon afterward. Rich Man Peels Potatoes. Los Angeles, Cal. —“Four more days and I’ll he free from this place of misery.” declared George C Fetter man, a wealthy ranch owner and real estate operator, serving ten days in the city prison for transgressing the auto mobile speed laws some months ago Says Thank* for Life Term. Chicago.—Sentenced to spend the remainder of his life in prison on a murder charge, George Palmer, forty five, smiled when Judge Kersten an nounced his sentence and said; “I thank you very much.” Seek to Stop Concerts. Chicago- Declaring that people would not come to church while there was music in McKinley park, six min isters have asked the hoard of park commissioners to discontinue Sunday band concerts there. Womr.* Elected Mayor. Sheridan. Wyo.—Mrs. Susie Wissler. a wddow, has, elected mayor of Dayton. Wyo.. ,on the ticket. A majority of votes wore cast hy women SLAVE HALF CENTURY) 1 1 t VASSAL BY RIGHT OF PURCHASE) MADE MEMBER OF HAREM. 1 Woman Now Seeks Relatives In Amei lea—All She Remembers Is That She Was Born in Schaczeff, Poland, 63 Years Ago. Vank, Caucasus. —Sold to a Tartai 50 years ago, Theofilla Kronska seeks relatives in America through the me dium of publicity. Her story is a strange one. All she remembers Is that she was born in Schaczeff. Po land, 63 years ago. Her father was a judge and she had six brothers. She remembers the names of five, who were John. Ladislaus. Roman. Nich olas and Adalbert. Inquiries prove that they emigrated to America 30 years ago. In 1862, when thirteen years old, Theofilia was sent to pick raspberries in charge of a woman, who took her miles from home and sold her to a young Tartar. Her master took her to the Caucasus mountains and then to Turkey, where she was kept in a harem, forced to become a Mahometan, and given the name of Meszeda. Alter some years the Tartar, who made her bis wife, took her back to the Caucasus. When he died, the wild Kurds amongst whom they had lived helped her to bring up her four children, who are as wild as their surroundings. Thirty years have now passed since she was left a widdw, and she has now many grandchildren and great grandchildren. But she feels a stranger still. For over fifty years she vainly dreamed of her childhood’s home and her bro thers. But she saw nobody but Kurds and other wild hillsmen till a few months ago. when she happened to meet a Polish traveler, Mr. Leszki©- wicz, at a local mqdicine man’s hut Mr. Leszkiewicz got talking lo her, and noticed (hat she mixed Polish words with her broken Russian. He questioned her and she told him her story. Her one great desire is to find out where her brothers are and then return to Poland to die- She has enough to live on. us he® Tartar husband died a rich man, with huge flocks of sheep and many thou sand horses. She came into her share at his death and has carefully hoarded tip the money in the hopd that she would be able to meet civil ized people one day. tell her story and be guided home from the mountain districts of Klnielu-Laczyn, where her tribe lives. Mr. Leszkiewicz has un dertaken to forward to her any infor mation he can gather about her American relations. FELT LONELY AND MARRIED Old Man Encounters Ail Kinds of Trouble When He Takes Young Wife. New York. —John W. Vincent, a shipping clerk of a steamship com pany. three months after the death of his wife, almost a year ago. felt lone ly, and married. The bride was at tractive of form end manner, plump, bright-eyed and gurgly. He had known her one month. She was thirty two years old and he was seventy-two. On the day after the marriage the bride asked for Vincent’s pay envel ope. Fondly he gave It to her. Then she wanted his savings bank book. She wanted everything he owned. Failing to obtain full possession of all his estate, real and personal, he says he found her vivacity turning lo wasp ishness. She even went so far. he swears, as to say that If she caught him holding back any of bis salary of $35 a week she would “cut his heart out and feed it to a dog.” The neighbors used to gather about the Vincent home. 72 Madison street, Brooklyn, in the warm evenings of last summer, to listen to his home coming welcome and variations on it; they preferred it to the moving picture shows. At last, he said, one night when he heard her in eruption in the kitchen and went down to soothe she slashed at him with a butcher knife for four hours, cutting through his flesh to the ribs. This caused him to seek a lawyer and sue for a separa j tion. After he had testified to the slash in fhe chest and Mrs. Vincent had ex plained he was an old crank and had not treated her kindly, Justice Black mar announced in the supreme court that Mr. Vincent might have his sep aration. Mrs. Vincent bounced far out of her chair when she heard the decision. She fairly quivered with wrath, she stamped her tiny, high heeled shoes. “Why, 1 never!” she exclaimed "Now what do you think of that? Why. the old—” “Why.” she said, as soon as she got her breath again, "the idea of his get ting a separation which does not give me a thing to live on. Not a rent! What does he think I married him for? Stingy old thing! I can appeal, can 1? You bet I can! and I shall, too! What am I going to live on? I’ll have to go to work Net for Carrie.” Burglars Blew Money to Bite. Egg Harbor. N. J. —Yeggmen. for the third time within a year, blew' to pieces a safe in the store of the Ger manic Fruit Growers’ T’nion at this place and got about $450. They used so much nitroglycerine that they de stroyed a large paper package of cur rency Baby-Cryir.g Suit Dismissed. Washington.—Dr. C. French’s injunc tion suit to stop the crying of 17 ba bies in the Mercy home, near his resi dence. and flirtation of their nurses with his young son, was dismissed in court. Hits at Women. Chicago.—J. West Kingston, profes sor of surgery at the Herring Medical college, said In an address here; “The suffragette seems to he .developing brawn at the expense of bosom.'’ i, it. h Husband Wai TotJ- Good. Oakland. Gal.-*-Because he never smoked, swpre. .drank or snowed j?a!* ousy and kept her, the wit© of Ki wjn. Mirath couldn’t stsnd U hpti forced him to gel a divoice.