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A PARISIAN DIAMtOND TRICK.
Wie swimdler sametimese a- s5a5sam P1i
` gear Uebse am Sewe~era >4.
One of the foreign travelers of a fa
now jewelry bonse ia this caty has Juat
ratered from his anaual trip abroad,
and poa rending of a clever .boplifter's
Mriek esecated haer told at a bold andl
elever diamond robbery in Parls that
benders on high art.
Ybe swindle was perpetrated in a dia
meind shop on the Rue de la Pais, one
ot flu baltens centers of the prade in
Puii A stranger came in and told the
proplett* that be had found a a toni
amming his family, effects which had
hie ther a greet many years, and the
value at which lie was anxious to know.
Heasld he dhiudt suppose it could he
worth very mueh, as otherwise it would
not be found among his fatiily pisene
sloes. The jeweler took the diane ndi'
cut of the soiled paper in which the
stranger brought it, and examining it
elosely with a strong glass seemed sur
prised. He-itating a nonient, he stepped
into his Irvite officei to show it to an
other expert. Returning, he said:
"Why, sir, that is not only a god
done, but a remarkably clear one and
The stranger laughed incredulously
semarkiug lightly: Nonsense; it mao
be a doe Imitation. but certainly not r
real diamond, for how would it get into
the pomsession of my family, who were
always pisar? And how could it lie
among our e'ffecta undisturbed for we
The jeweler assured him that it cur
tainly we u diamond and a gem of the
lrst water and added that if the owner,
would leave it for a day or two he would
show the stone to other jewelers awd geut
their opinion. The owner agreei to this
and two days later called again. The
diamond merchant promptly repeated
his amertion as to the purity of the
stone and added that it was worth at
least lt,W0O fr.atk
"Well," the owner replied, "I can't
believe yon yet, for I am certain it most
be an imitalton, no matter how good it
looks bet I want to sell it, and. if yon.
are willing to buy it, how much will
you pay for it and take your chances or
ill, d'er the cireuamstoe I wit.
give 17,000 francs for the stond. " the
"And wheu can I get the mosey W I
ear Meh for it"
"Yew mp call in a day or two..
Tih *Weiler was not a movice in burt
sas. moreover, be was a Parisian o1
the press type. and in matasit of buasi
a- was as sbrewd a' any of his brothe
makaibbnt in that busy city. He tool
so chan'es. and, to make doubly sure
of his bargain, be put the stranger ofT
again, ast in the interval not only re
moved all possible doubt as to the gen.
aineems of the stone, but also found at
least two iery willing purchasers as a
handsome advance over what he had of
fared. Therefore when the -tranger paid
his inal visit thee w.*Ier Lad the et.ne
in his nafe and with it a check all till
ed out. As the jeweler turueed t. haw l
the cheek over t~ the etrangger the lat
ter said, with half a eigh
"Well, if I niupt part with it, let me
have one ltst lUek at it
The check still lay on the neenkte- aq
the strauger peiked up the paper con
taneing the gine and alowly opened ite
folds. Then, after a long leek, with a
heavy sigh, he f~lied the paper again
and handeae it bhak te the p weler.
As the jewele i started to make out a
receipt for the money the stranger said
"Now, it a not very clear in my mind
that this ea. e he a genuine atone, and aa
I am very peculiar about some things
pleasp make your receipt read, 'Received
for ome imi tat mutou re 1 7, 000 franca,'
for I can aever believe that our family
ever pueuseeu ei anything else. "
"That in a strange peculiarity of
yours," the jeweler replied, "but I
dou's know that it makes much differ
The esorerp was made out a the ran
gapwdarned, who signed it. sad the ew
elmr 4 stad the paper couliinag the
storne with the receipt amonemsie in the
of his safe.
fellpwing day a fritsmadlled, the
seeent purchase was spoes cat, and the
paper tmptalltg the stoM was betht
ue, .e jjeweler took aths stome
*M Die l" be erted. '40 moeay.
elow7' he now examised lhe stone
the mage evident it grew that the stone
wan wally an imitation after all, sad as
1 in his chair ead reed the
of his receipt ad than resalead
gil the circoeuetances and how the lram
geeelak ameilast long look at the teem
w ge is becawe clear tIa him that in that
amiat be weas rbbted asd an tmitatiea
for the goad stomnse batle
6 eyes-New York Se.
J5 han Ciranee Teday.
Stgm aSgims an old aed des.egit
, but with his 069 yeass he
wgmto sap r as be did when he was
The pains he taken to remain as
Johann tecaes of yore, with jet blaea.
early hair and faalteeasly blank beaes.
to eot vanity, bet a oomplimamt to the
Vtmess Be does and want to esian
his admiahe hew arid S awe
imo undies amuese the DAlabe in
8k Wim. HNe thio, mmdetedl sad
dab h shai and the gout
yIoggos ile ot febith amnt
w i n wriawles play hide
tesce beastiful ftue. The
dsul to mirror a genies to
pietto eassey and ebsdnats.
iagsa b of ethusiastto do e cii
gSeweag M ofs e Saeal helil, -e ag.
a dy saseleuso. Thb IdMel a
.....S na aaoe.wseaswth S
$,~w~ b06atl *p jeds
" PRAUDS EXPOSED. I
ti.. d Mt. 2"0" .o3.f ee . e Mr
SlEeism Beited by Dr. RaMep. l
Dr. Dyslop ot Columbia college mary
a writer is the Boston Herald, has help- '
ed to bring down several so called mind I
readers who have visited New York.
The Taylor., a man and woman wl.
gave exhibitions in New York two
I years ago and convinced nearly every r
one who saw them of the genuineuees of i
their maaifeetationl, gave a private se
anoe for the beneat of this Column'sa
t profteber and emuie of his aiei ai.c I
Ifriends They ound hidden object.,.
1 they picked out card. that had been se-a
lected fotm a pack and then shualcd in
again, and all the other familiar trick., i
with more than common success, one .t
11 them staying in the room and being in j
the secret, and tlt other mii:,ug in aft
er all was re ady and nPinos .1y read
ing the lartner a mind.
All wint %%.;I until Dr. Jlielcp anut a
confederat. to k the Ta. loirs aback I..
anunmnite i]i, th t they emnul. dI the e:n'
things. Tiey ae found Ohut thl- w.Ir
oed Ly wi.n .t the *inidn re.lb rt
I alling thet (otlinr into, the room we t
what gave the de.-in it i .5. rmnutni . It
was di.,nio r. d that by -killful arrawm.
atnnt of tn-t moire- than sox wn-rds a sur
I prising anutitnt oif fornationi neniubtl h.
consey* I. This ins the fir-t limie tin, fact
that the T evlors weret not gUenuine tinid
readers has I-etenw mak public.
Another inutnd reader e-xpjsed by
Dr. Hynlop and enienve-stgatnrt was
Guibal, who gave e,-hiIitins ein New
I York recently and astonished hundredet
of personse, meot of whom suppose to
c this day that his tricks were bona fide
C psychic phvnnenhena (luibal's assistant
was a woman called (ireville, who 'at
r on the stage, and who, ne far as could
be seen for a long timie, gave him ainso
lately no sign of what was in her mneed.
Ohuthbil apparently read that mind as. if
it were an ,eln book. The whole thing
was found to Ise a track, and the expla
nation it oew in the archive4 of the -e
plety for Psychical Research. It is be
-F lieved thrt initbal .nol tIre-vile- w-re
d the same pgr.-en- wln I, .rfriannces
it bad ainnern- Lmo...,n nit long liefere
ti The wouman hr. llen .1 ;y heavily. anelI
the code Of tgtail- I ' no he- neannecr of
't her breathing. nII, s IC n* -'n' 'i
i by long and i-..it : :
it like the dot.,, ., u. - n ti."- 111 1-e
Velvets band emtbr a **1 w
are need for mantlea
Large smoket pearl buttons are sRe
on tailor made jackets.
Plaid velvet and spangled satin rib
boma are favorite trimmings for dresses.
The ugly poke bonnet is occasionally
seen in Paris. May it never venture
over the sea.
Handsome bullion embroidery in re
naisoauce pattern.. laid over velvet
forms the crown of many fancy bonnets.
Flowers blaom in the midst of fur
and veslet in wintlr hats. and the mnal
sat vialet ranks flirt in fashion with .:
mach assnranca a+ if it were a nova Ity
Feathltr htaas are wai a sabort r, a.nl15
repahing to the wauwt. and the laItd
obvalty is attasihed t.. s aoll.tr ,f e'ri a
tip.. tr'aluataal ta siz.e and turtaaaa
sway tramn the neck.
The fashion tt hta.' a v' rset taelul
and tmuff to nmath Ia ia pretty and Iara
tital one, ftr 1ha'y at. lboth ea'aly t.:aia
by any lane who has a little .ncwl ad1.
aed taa.te in maillntery
A new matarmIl , all.dl herein ia mttawh
into jacket- aal mnantht. It is an imilar
plon aa'al'ktit, raotapraaaf and aonsidered
more healthful to wear ont amNutnt of
it l light anal paara.ns praalsrt'aaa
Silk pati'asata for stra'et w.aar are
I tritnanaad .. ath an opra' work ealroii"r
sd rufile of silk like the skin over a
other ruffle of thinner silk in a bragat
Dolor, which is a vast improvement ove
lace. -New York Son.
In 1 .etlemg Usa Uattleb islee* . asias
That arol de excellent and most com
fortable facilitiee The KUfraukes.
That traver.s. a delggatfnl and piotur.
e sque portion of the country-The
That hae (and meamt) the msehpo. at
svmkeas.es. I .any-Thu KU
That goave popularity sad in stamaped
with public appenval-The Milwea
I That hes a substasthlseeded ead most
fieques.t train servies - The Eld
t That ,agerd. always the ease, Amimt
' aid sbty of Ite psbsin-4h MU.
That mtearies the term plsat.e n .
p-rtmast ea-s rad latestMseasy-bed.
it tSt seekingpe ' NMws esa
* That tumiads dleged dupwlag-suma
C pasler tes ete reeiItaIgshhs se*
said sampteus dianag -
¶ *Te M1wamhed combiass all of te
a shese ad mam" tea. It ul/es asse.
4 IbuIsdi.hat~hrem.elamkh yined
it essgergemsp lte sb le qppa.
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.... ...m pol aame i* ar them
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above nsnea dt4efrdant:
You shan ~retay wqnaiwad to eppogies san a
" low bqgoulht sUtah st /ta by tha' above salsci
ra ints it tb.. 1)istrtct ('oars Of the ss.mtr
nahrlkial diet riot .t the dtate of 5laantssa.Irsod
for t, caoaatito Paatt'et. anal to answa't its
rourpls ta t Ifatlwra¾" within tea lays (.sc'r.
iota of thidrs.t- umnos.) ai*eft" wIthe.vin t b'
you afo ty o If serra'd net 'af ta~nt~
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