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Cash Into Yard Where Litt.'e Ciri la
Trying to Make Friends with
i "Savage Beast" Younj Lad 4
Claims Animal.
CLicago.-r-Aa excitiag wolf hast
broke the monotony of life la the
Stanton avenue police station the oth
er (Jay, tie police arriving. like stare
heroes. Just In tif.e to save a child
'from tie "savage teast"
For 24 hours a large black Umber
wolf tad been at large on tie South
'side. The animal was captured la the
back yard cf a residence on Calumet
arenuef while a little girl, supposing
It to be a dog, was trying to make
friends with it
, The rescuers were Fati'olmea J. P.
O'Donaell and D. D. Morrin. Morrin
comes from the Black Hills, and
boasts of having caught coyotes with
his bare hands. He had an oppor
tunity to display his ability In this
line when the telephone bell of the
police station rang and a hysterical
Toice over the wire announced that
A big wolf was eating up a child.
Five minutes later the men arrived
at the wolf "lair." The baby, dressed
iu a red coat, was toddling toward the
animal, which, when it saw the two
intruders, bristled and showed its
"Nice doggie," said the little girl, as
the animal, growling savagely, backed
Into a corner. A frantic mother ran
cut at this moment and, protected by
the police, seized the child in her
O'Donnell and Morrin advanced cau
tiously, one of them holding a rope
ready to lasso the beast The, wolf
snapped viciously at Morrin, but its
teeth caught in the man's glove. Then
the animal bolted for the basement
The occupants of the house, thinking
that the wolf - had come to devour
them, lied in a panic upatairs.
In the gloom of the basement the
wolfe eyes glowed like two Jewels.
Again the men pressed down upon
Cautious t
h ! s, and a few more
darfr.g spectators peeped over the
back feace.- -
White O'DonseU and Morrin were
debating what to do with the captive,
a young woman rushed up breathless
-Oh, you have got him," she gapped.
Kneeling down by the side of the ani-
"Nice Doggie," Said the Little Girl.
mal she began to stroke Its sides.
"Nice puppy, and was it lost?" she
"I guess It was, ma'am," said th
"You ought to know better than to
let savage wolves run amuck around
other peoples' houses," came an in
dignant voice from upstairs.
The young woman, who had pro
vided a muzzle for the purpose, at
tached It to her pet and led the woll
away. The animal barked like a dog
and seemed glad to be found again
The owner is Thomas H. Pick, who
caught the animal in the "Black Hole"
of Colorado.
Lad Hauled Up Bruised and Penitent
by Mother, Neighbor and a
Philadelphia. Stuck in an old chim
ney for nearly two hours while his
mother and neighbors fished for him
will clotheslines, William Matson, a
13-year-old lad, of ShawmoLt, Just
Miali SC.
but could not land the boy.
Then some men came out of the big
crowd which had gathered in the
street, and with several more ropea
they managed to get a firm grip on
young Santa Claus, and haul him to
When the soot-begrimed, bleeding
little figure was brought to daylight,
no one laughed. The youngster was so
frightened that he almost fainted; his
clothes were ion.', hla face and hands
were bleeding and raw from his fran
tic struggles to raise himself against
the walls of the chimney.
He was taken to the hospital, where
his cuts were dressed. He was then
given s tonic, a good wash and sent
home. '
Erection cf l.-rrjs'n j Structure at
Madison Recall Humble Building.
Where Territorial Adminis
tration Was Organized.
Madison, Wis. Wisconsin's new
capital will be a sumptuous structure
compared with the building the state
fathers occupied when they gathered
in legislative session in 1S4S. The d
velopment of the great commonwealth
is shown in the required amplification
of its statehouse. The legislature of
Wisconsin has far outgrown the mod
est little building which at the time of
Its erection was considered the finest
cf its kind. It has demands that the
enlarged capltoj could not meet, and
so the old will give place to the new.
Work on the new structure is being
rapidly pushed, and at the meeting of
December 27 specimens of the best
grades of building material for the
outside walls were submitted by
Architect Post
In the early days many towns were
S anxious to have the capitol building
located within their limits, and many
a bitter contest was waged over its
j location. None of the seventeen appli
s cants succeeded In securing it A
town was laid out especially adapted
to its needs, a site unrivaled in nat
ural beauty by any Wisconsin town.
The location of the present state
capitol was selected by James D. Doty
in 1S38, and in December of that year
when the legislature convened at Del
mont, an act was passed to establish
the statehouse at Madison. There
were many reasons why this sita was
selected, and chief among them was
the central location. Milwaukee, Green
Bay and the lead mlnic region in the
southwestern part of the state were
the principal centers of Immigration
and of activity, so in selecting Madi
son the distance from any one of the
points would be about equal. The
Wisconsin territory had belonged to
the Michigan tract It was partitioned
and organized at Mineral Point July
4, 1836, into the territory of Wiscon
sin. The first legislative body met at
Belmont and there was a long struggle
as to where the capKol of the new
state would be permanently located.
Seventeen towns desired It and each
had inducements to offer. Fond da
Lac, Dubuque, Portage, Helena, Mil
waukee, Racine, Belmont, Mineral
Point, Green Bay, Plattovllle, Cassville,
Belleview, Kosbkononj;, Wisconsinap-
olis, Wisconsin City, Peru and Madi
son. Some of theso towns were, as
yet, not laid out, bit their promoters
had hopes for them If the capitol was
erected at the point advocated.
It was decided that the permanent
structure would be at Madison and a
co:rr;.'i!-3 conis-ins cf J.v: s D
IM.y, a. A. F:-i a-i John O'Nell was
a; pointed by the government to begin
work at once. Oa J.:'y 4, 1537, the
cornerstone was laid with ceremonies
appropriate to the occasion. The leg
islature of Wisconsin met for the first
time at Madison in 1S3S, but, as the
capitol building was not at that tima
in a suitable condition for occupation
the session was heid in the basement
of the American house, where the an
nual message oi! the go7ernor, Henry
Dodge, was delivered. During 1S36
and 1SST the national government ap
propriated $40,000 for the capital
building. Dane county $4,000, and the
territorial legislature aDout $18,000,
making the complete cost $80,000. The
building, when finished, was a substan
tial structure, which in architectural
Young Woman Mount Step of Moving
Car but Vestibule Door Refuse
to Open Operator Order
Limited Stopped.
First Legislative Hall of Wiconin.
design and convenience of arrange
ment compared favorably with Capi
tols of the adjacent states.
The building was enlarged from time
to time to provide for the growing
wants of the state.
In 1904 a portion of the north wing
and the greater part of the interior of
the capitol was destroyed by fire.
The first legislative hall of Wiscon
sin is still standing and there are
many earnest people in the state who
are pleading for its restoration, or at
least, to have it saved from the dese
cration it is at present subjected to
At the time when the first legislative
body sat In conference, the building
was a story and a half frame house,
battlement fronted. It was at the
meeting In this humble place that
the territorial administration was or
ganized, the territory divided into
counties, county seats . established,
ways and means of borrowing money
discussed. This birthplace of the great
state of Wisconsin must always be of
Interest to Its citizens, who can nevei
forget the wisdom and forethought of
the pioneers who, meeting to establish
a great commonwealth, laid the foun
dations for the good oi posterity. The
old building at Belmont Is perhaps
nothing more to many than any other
old landmark, but to the earnest
minded it stands for something more.
They Hauled Him to Safety.
"Sibove Roxborough, b.8d the scare of
his life while playing Santa Clans
and was so badly scraped and shocked
by his experience that he had to be
taken to a hospital for treatment
Matson, with his brother, Andrew,
Matthew Conway, Joseph. Miller and
Harry Thompson, went to a vacant
house in ShawmoLt avenue, near
Ridge avenue, to play. The boys aie
from nine to 14 years old, and when
It was (suggested that the time-honored
drama of Santa and the chimney
be enacted William Matson clamored
lor the star part
He got it and, armed with an old
. satchel filled with straw, mounted to
jthe roof of the old house, which has
toot been occupied for years. Hla com
iauions waited on the floor beiow by
Ian open fireplace, through which he
jwaa scheduled to make a triumphal
' Matson lowered himself-boldly Into
'the chimney, and began to slide down
Ithe ancient coat of soot wtt.b. a joy
ious thrill. Half way down he iiuck,
jand it became evident there was a
tbend In the chimney. His compan
ions, instead of a joyous shout from
fthe fireplace, heard a dismal cry from
the wall above, and recognized their
playmate calling wildly for assistance,
i They ran to his home. & few doors
jrtway, and told Ms mother. She, thor
oughly frightened, got a ladder ,a
jclothesllne and a stout boat hook.
(Getting on the roof, she lowered the
tope, and managed to get the satchel,
Animal I Member of Grocer1 House
hold for Two Year.
Cleveland, 0. John Radis, a gro
cer, on St Clair avenue, was very in
dignant when the police haled him
into court for violating a city health
ordinance by keeping a horse in hla
house. Radlc operates a grocery store
and Hires with his family In rooms In
the rear. Until the other day his de
livery horse occupied a room adjoin
ing the sleeping apartments of the
family wIJi a door between and also
one opening Into the grocery store.
Sanitary Policeman Blackstock hap
pensd to walk into the store and der
tected the preseuce of the hone In the
adjacent bedroom. Radic was arrest
ed, charged with violating the health
code, and fined $5 and costs. Radic
waxed indignant over the alleged out
rage. "I keep my horse clean," he assert-,
ed. "He been in house two years. My
wife and me and my boys are never
rick. In the old country I sleep In a
room with six horses and I was al
ways well." '
Radic has temporarily moved hU
hors.e to a neighbor's barn. Being fru
gal, he has posted a card on his house
announcing a furnished room for rent
That Is, the vacant stall.
Woman on Hospital Board.
Unique Distinction Held bp Mi Bui
lard of Virginia.
Richmond, Va. Dr. Irene B. Bullard
of Radford, recently appointed by the
general hospital board as third assist
ant physician at the Eastern State
,1-MtV. ,
him y .
Dr. Bullard Is the youngest daugh
ter of Mrs. Meta G. Bullard, and the
late Daniel Bullard, who settled in Vir
ginia prior to the civil war. Though
a native born Virginian, she comes
from Puritan stock, uniting the energy
and progressive traits of the Yankee
with the warm-heartedness and gener
ous Impulsiveness of the south.
Twar.snnrt. Ind. Her dresses
plaything of the winds, her hair blow
Ing in wild disorder, Miss Edith Mill
iron, one of Logansport's prettiest and
best knowu young women, desperately
clune to the handles a closed vesti
bule car the other week for five miles
while the Continental limited, the w a-
bash's fastest train, tore through space
at the rate of 50 miles an hour. When
the cold, rushing winds were numbing
her limbs and exhaustion was loosen
ing her grip on the handles; when it
seemed that she must let go and drop
from the rushing train, to be rolled
and pushed over the frozen ground,
and then left inert, bruised, battered
and dead, the train came to a stop.
Operator Modricker, in Wabash, Iud.,
where the girl had boarded the train,
had seen ler predicament and peril as
the limited was steaming out of the
station. Peru, 20 miles distant was
the train's next scheduled stop, and
Modricker, realizing that the girl could
not possibly cling to the handles that
length of time, rushed to his office and
furiously pounded the telegraph key,
calling the operator at Hartsman Sta
tion, five miles away. When the Con
tinental limited thundered into view
at Hartsman the operator was In the
middle of the track wildly flaunting
red flag.
With grinding Jar the train came to
a stop, and Miss Milliron loosened her
grasp on the car handles and sank to
the ground, where she collapsed in a
heap. She could not have held on a
moment longer. '
Miss Milliorn will talk but little of
her experience. Thought of that wild
ride through space, with the wind
howling and shrieking in her ears and
striving to tear her from the train's
side, even now send tremors of fear
through her body. The strain which
she underwent during the time it took
for the train to travel those five miles
would have caused a physical break
down In a person less strongly consti
Miss Milliorn had been Tisiting at
the home of her sister, Mrs. John
Reed, of Lafayette, and the two went
to Wabash to visit another sister.
Mrs. Reed decided to remain for sev
eral days and Miss Milliorn in the
afternoon hastily made up her mind to
take the Continental limited and re
turn to her home In Logansport The
decision necessitated a hurried pack
ing and fast walk to the Wabash rail
road station. Miss Milliron arrived in
the depot Just as the train was pulling
out She gave her sister a farewell
kiss, and clutching her skirts she raced
out and plucklly grabbed the handles
of a vestibuled car. She was dragged
a little before she clambered upon the
steps. The vestibule door refused to
open. It would not budge. She pushed
and strained and, failing to open It,
pounded frantically on the &lass, hop
ing to attract the attention of portw
or passengers. Her effort w
drowned la the rattle and roar of the
train, and she turned to alight. Fear
seized her. The momentum was such,
that she dared not risk a leap Into
space. The trait waa Increasing la
speed each passing moment. Conflict
ing emotions filled her. She wanted
to leap out, but dred not. She knew
It was the right thing to do the only
thing to do, but her nerve failed.
Twice she nerved herself for the drop.
but each time she drew back and
tightened her bold on the handles.
Hope was in her that one of the
train crew or passengers would see
her plight and rescue her. Ten, 20, 30
miles an hour sped the train. The en- .
gineer was trying to make up time and
he pulled the throttle back another
Artistic Celtic Cro Erected on
Grave in England.
Dr. Irene B. Bullard.
(Southern Girl Who Ha Had An Un
usual Career.)
Prince Subdues Wild Beat. "
Rome. A strange affair has oc
curred at the extr.uiuon grounds &'
between the owners of the menagerie
and the proprietor of a theater where
the wild beasts were installed the Hons
did not receive their food for two
days. They became very savage and
fought so desperately among them
selves that no one dare venture near
their cage. Prince Wolfetta, who is a
great lover of wild beasts, beard of the
trouble and resolved to tame the ani.
us Is. He accordingly took them in
band, and not only managed to sub
due them, but forced them into sepa
rate caoes.
Debtor and Creditor.
Against your share of that per car
Ha circulation which Is so very diffi
cult to get hold of Just net off your
share of the public debt, which of
course you'll never pay. It Is thoughts
like these that cheer one along,
through the dreary weath" iadiao
apolis New
London. Recently in the church
yard of Bromham, Wiltshire, England,
the Celtic croog shown In the illustra
tion, which stands over the grave of
Thomas Moore, the renowned Irish
poet, was unveiled with Imposing cere
monies. Thousands attended the cere
monies and green flags and scrolls
bearing quotations from the "Irish
Melodies" were abundantly in evi
dence. Among the speakers were Jus
Hospital for the insane at Williams
burg, is the only woman physician In
the state and probably In the south
holding a responsibile official position
under a state government in a profes
sional capacity as a doctor of medi
cine. Dr. Bullard, who is yet in her
t twenties, looks younger than her
. S veard. Hr ixv! efanflise is st t:2
and her beauty so marked that she
could long since have blossomed into
a belle, but she would have none of it
She has been a bookworm from a child,
devouring subjects far beyond her
years, while other girls were yet with
their dolls and their toys.
Dr. Bullard graduated from Wads
worth high school, Radford, where she
was born and reared, at an early age.
She attended a school at Madison,
V;rIs, afterward taking the profession
al course at Farmvllle, teaching three
years in the public schools of Pulaski
after her gradu1', ,ut the science
of medicine, tf v'cUh the child had
been attracted, v lured the girl,
and, broadening hor studies as her
years advanced, she In time obtained
her degree as a doctor of medicine.
To achieve this end she became a
trained nurse, practicing her profes
sion at the bedside of her patients for
several years with great success.
D TV rl I
Tenaciously the Gir't Clung
to the
notch. Fifty miles an hour rushed the
train, stirring up the dust and graveL
To the passengers comfortably seated
inside. telegraph poles along the track
appeared as picket fence, and farm
houses flashed Into view only to dis
appear a moment later.
Tenaciously the girl clung to tha
tiandies. The rushing wind blinded '
and buffeted her. Her clothes were
the plaything of its caprices and her
hair was blown to ribbons. Loudly it
shrieked and swayed her body, striv
ing to tear her away from the car.
Everything was forgotten except the
thought that she was soon to drop
down and meet the rushing, fleeting
But she did not. For this she has
the operator at the station In Wabash,
Modricker, by name, to thank. He had
seen the giri board the car as the train
was moving, ran to the telegraph office
and had the train stopped as related
The rest of the Journey to Logans-
port was made reclining on the cush
Ions la the train. Arriving here she
went to her home unassisted, but a re
action set in, and as the result of bet
wild ridand terrible experiences, sh
was confined to the house several
Bird Live on Engln and Trave!
Everywhere with HI "Foiter
Mother" and "Chum.''
WInsted, Conn. Engine No. 1899
has adopted a rooster. "Her" engin
eer, E. H. Cozier, swears "she" has,
and certainly the rooster is devotedly
attached to his ponderous foster
mother, Wherever "she" goes, there
:" r-t'i'wi''.r in! rM vt,A
A- I. bll
Lb 'i , ' "Hank."
When "she" was running past the
Turner manufactory at Livingston, .
Uiouth ai. Cozier and his fireman, J.
E. Downs, of Waferbury, saw "Hank1'
hoppfsg ,and ttjmbSIas about near Iha
tracks. Merciful men, they baited
"her" and picked up the rooster. A
train had run over him, cut off a winjj
and, so narrow was his eycape. part
of his bill. They nursed him tenderly,
and after his wounds healed "'Hank"
would nrtt leave "her" and those who
had befriended him.
vVlien "she" starts "Hank" Jumps
on the coal in the tender, knd Downs.
Is mighty careful not to scoop him ui
in a shovel and throw him In the fire
box. When "she" come to a stand
still the rooster hops Into the cab ani
to the ground, sometimes, while his
chums oil "her" joints. Proud as .j
Is, "Hank" crows only when he is
hungry; then the engineer and fire
man share their fxd with him.
Th Memorial to Moore.
tin McCarthy and John Dillon, M. P
Moore was born In Dublin on May 28,
1779, and died at Bromham on the
25th of February, 1S52. His famous
"Irish. Melodies" were published be
tween the years 1S07 and 1834.
goes the rooster, which, although
"silghtly disfigured, Is still In the ring,"
Cozier says, the proudest bird in tii
Naugatuck Valley.
"She," or Cozier, has named the
tsoster 'Hank." He has gone to Tor
rington, to Bridgeport, to New Haven
and other places, "tfauk" sleeps In
the engine cab o nights at Waterbury,
and is becoming the pet of all the rail
road men on the Naugatuck division
of the New Haven railroad.
Hunter Fail Into Pit and Finds Gam
at Hand.
Port Jervls, N. Y. On the last day
of the hunting season Just closed in
Pike county, Pennnylvania, John
Wurtzei, of near Promised Land
Pond, shot a wild turkey, the first
killed in that county In years. Thera
were three turkeys In the flock, young
Wurtzel shooting the gobbler.
In going after the bird the hunter
stumbled and fell Into a hole, dropping
15 feet. Although bruised and much
shaken up, he picked up his gun,
which fell with him and. lighting a
match he found ha was la a triauguier
cave some 20 feet la breadth.
In the cave were three young foxes.
A liole large enough for XWurtzel to
crawl through led out on a side hill.
A hole large enousa for Wurtzel t
legs together, paine-u the outer world,
where he met th old fox coming to
ward her des with the turkey he hal
The hunter killed the fox and went;
home with his trophies. The hide
brought hfrn $1. Wurtzel considera
J the day's hunt a profitable on

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