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WHEN NANCY FpWNS.
When Nancy frowns tbaM rIoth Seems with the cups 1 wroth; The popper Lotos ar' overturned. The steak and biso1 ,M'th are lu"l The t offee is as t, k a ,nU(1' And through th rooms the kittens scud When 'inQ" frowns. The pr.x rots l'1- or,1or 'rns. And brir. ns letter that is strong; The ',; srives out. the wood is wet. The c'idron o'er their playthings fret, AnU:!it a trno an'' :,ir :,; at0 TK dl:iiir is an hour late, Whcii Nancy frowns. The aftr rnoon sees tilings still worse; The mistress cannot tind her purse; Some not o'er welcome neighbor calls; The t.al y from Li.s high chair falls; Home n'i nt rings and will not go, Till he is lifty times told no! V!mi Nain-y frown. Nancy whom I have written 'ho.it Is our domestic, strong and stout. Wo dare not let her go as yet, For fear a worse one we may Ret. That's hern our record in the past, ICaeli one is still worse than the last, So ht her frown. Ilotoa tllohe. AT A BARN DANCE. I m.nle up my mind to do .1 really nwful tldng win u I went to tho Ilay Thesdger's ball. I am the only daugh ter of one of the richest commoner: in England. I came out two years ago nnd I Lad not been mit very long be fore I bewail to have offers. I once read a book called '"How Men Pro pose." Some day I shall write a requel to lt. I am competent to do so. What's more, I ouhl mid a chapter to say how women do it, too, when they are driven to desperation, though that part is a gnat secret. I am not exactly a beauty, but I do know how to dress. A woman who lias that knowledge and the means to use it needs no more. 1 think I can 6ay without vanity that my eyes arc good. They are gray and sparkling und long, with very curly lashes, lot there arc plenty of jealous people who nay that it is only ics beaux you de ma cassette" that makes me populir. I do net care any more. I am idiotical ly happy because I know perfect I' will that in the eyes of one man I should be jut as charming if the 'T'.ellneld patent" had never "revolutionized the cycling world." I qu-uc an advertisement, but thoug'i we advertise we are not vulgar. In deed, grandpa was a younger son and did nor work for his living, preferring to drag tip his family on a small al lowance. Papa's tastes were different, luckily for me. He being merely a younger son's younger son, the family dignity had dwindled and hardly seem ed worth while supporting at such pains. So Saranna Iielltield Is a catch and might have married :i lord- two lords and a knight's eldest on, though that Is beside the mark. My admirers said I was cynical, for sometimes 1 laughed nt t hem, I couldn't help it. 1 decided nt 1! that I had no heart, and that I would accept the first really eligible arty that came along. It sounded 1 a s.v. It was easy, until I went into the country to sta3 with a friend of mine, married to a clergyman who was an honorable as well as merely reverend. 1 was sick of being the Miss Helltiehl. persuaded my friend to let me be a first cousin of hers, down at Cherring-ton-on-Tam. She is a good, easy soul. His rc-vcremv had gone away to a con ference. 1 ovei persuaded her, and -well. 1 had a lovely time as Miss Kitty llenf. It was such an inmxvnt sort of name. I took no maid and dressed the part to perfection in pink ginghams and mus lins. Chcrrington-onTarn is a very quiet spot; the seasons there consist of two school treats and a llower show. At all three I met the one man. lie was the doctor's son at home on ) holiday, and he fell in love with me directly. I thought, lie is tremendous ly clever; they think all the world of him in his hospital. He is good looking. 1 think. He did not propose to me, though there were opportunities. Jesse was absorbed with a baby, and she had no idea how often Miss Kitty P.cnt met Hugh Maydwell. At first I did it for fun, but when I f Dt had; to London and Major Peilc- l'artpiharsoii began to be attentive, then 1 knew how-much happier Kitty Pent was than Savanna Ihdliiohl. I did not give way to my feelings. I rather hated to realize that I had any. House sttr gcons of big hospitals don't go in so ciety. I dare say, they Hirt with the purses, horrid things; but that's all. Then Major Cnitpiharsn came on my horion, very young to Im a major at nil, and very handsome. Luckily I found how utterly selfish he was other wise, as Dr. Maydwell had apparently ntin ly forgotten MisH Itent: Mamma is a dear, kind hearted thing, and when I announced that I intended to go to Mrs. Hay-Thesiger's with that horrid Mrs. Kwart Vane, she let me do it. I told Major Tn rpiharsu to be there; and then I told mamma he was Koing. It was naughty, but one-day I gt Mrs. Hay-Theslger to give me a Mank card for a friend of ours, and went It to Dr. Maydwell. I wanted him to fee me in my glory, and I wanted still inore to see if I should like him ill n ballroom as much as at Cherrlngton 01 Tarn I went warily to work. I wrote a short note with the Invitation, said I would be (here, signed It K. Itent, and wrote on plain paper with 110 address! Very bold and unwomanly, but what wp.s I to do? I knew he liked Kitty; If Kitty, why not Saranna Catherine? It was his awful pride and Independ ence that I dreaded. He had told me very meaningly that he would never ask 11 woman to marry him until he could give her a comfortable home, lie Lever apparently contemplated the possibility that she might have means to supply that. There was a lovely rose nt Cherring ton in the vicarage garder, Revo d'or. I used to wear the buds in my white gown. I got a dress for the ball of their exact shade. I wore one in 1113 hair, quite in the old heroine style that has come back again, and I had a very simple P0S3- to match. Instead of carry Ill? Major Farquliarsoifs Wg rather vulgar creation of orchids. There were uot five people who were in society at Mrs. Thcsigor's. But the ball was thoroughly well done, and ex cept Major Farquharson no one appear ed to be at all sensible of the fact. There was a girl there who lived quite near his mother in the country; the two fami lies were intimate, I knew. The pirl was not very young any longer, though she was certainly pleasing. She had a few partners, and I noticed that when Victor Farquharson passed her with a smiling bow she looked disappoint ed. Years ago that girl had had what people call a disappointment. She had loved someone who did not love her. Perhaps she was all the more pained by the marked neglect of an old friend. I saw a touch of sadness in her eyes, and it made me realize sharp I3 that the attentive cavalier who was asking so humbly what I would jjivo him had no real good nature. I knew by signs that he meant to be even more einpresse than usual. He was so handsome that sometimes my heart had beaten quite fast when he had made love to me. lie was standi ig beside me with that devoted air he cf,u put on so well, when I suddenly saw Dr. Maydwell. He looked older and rather jaded; neat enough; but cer tainly not fashionable at all. lie was very grave when he saw me. I sup pose the young person in radiant gold en brocade was not quite the same as Kittj- in her Libert 3 hat. He just glanced at Major Farquharson, and was obviousl.v going to pass on without even asking me for a dance! Then it Hashed across me that he had a founda tion, and that he was angry, lie looked quite stern. I dismissed Major Farqu harson unmistakably: Ten and cloven, if I am here." I did not care for his annoyance. Ho had made Klliee Wcdderburn unhappy, and he was showing Mrs. Thesiger how exclusive and superior he was. by be ing thorotighl.v useless. Just to make me a Peilo-Farquharson 13 marriage would be a supremo honor, he cvidentl3 imagined. M3 own opinion was rather different. I was not going to pay for his hunters and other amusements in exchange for that dubious privihvv. Then I held out 1113 hand to Dr. Maydwell. "Have you forgot te t me altogether?" He did look stern; le.it it rather became him. "I expected to meet a lady who Is not here. Miss Pollfield," he began very coldl.v. "This sort of thing is not much in 1113- way. ami I think I had better say good-night. I could not resist a chance of meeting Miss K 1 1 1 y Uent again, but as that Is impossible the sooner I get back to 1113' work the better. It was absurd of me to come at all." They were just Iteginning the barn dance, with that irritating persistent tune. I lixed my eyes on the swaying figures, some of thy 111 so awkward. There was a lump in ni throat, and I really couldn't speak. The remem brance of the river at Cherringtoti, and the sunshine on it, came across me. lie had looked so brown and so cheer ful in his canoe; he was so pale, and so evidently Indignant now, that I could hardly get the words out. I had never been afraid of a man leforo. I was now. lie evidently meant what he said. "If I ask you to sta.v and sit out the barn dance you will, surely. I I want to tell yoii something." He acquiesced so icily that I felt all in 3 courage vanishing. We found a lit tle room that was empty and sat down. I caught hfm looking at my roses, but he pretended he was doing nothing of the sort. U was he who began, after all, to the inappropriate accompani ment of the barn dauce music. "So you were playing in a little coin ed 3 down at Cherringtoti, and the Mis Hint I knew was a purely imaginary person. Surely It must be pleasanUr to be Miss Helltiehl, and to have all London competing for your favor." M:i lor Tarouhnrsou had iinssi-d 1ir open door ami given a surprised stare ! at us, as he said this, and 1 felt I hated him for such rudeness. ."I was sick of being liiyscl f , that was wli3' I did it. People pretended to like me, and made so much of me, and I 1 knew it was merely nione.v, inonc3" ' "And were you successful in finding out If you were charming enough to captivate without it?" His manner was chilly sarcasm itself. A memory of all the things he had said and looked overcame me. "Vou ought to know," I whispered. It was dreadful, bin you see I saw now that if he once went there would onl3 Im misery for me. He did not even smile. "Vou sought to break a count ry heart for pastime ere you went to town," was his rejoin der. Quotations are not In good taste made like that. II hut me; In nilsumltr stood me. I have 1113' faults, but I am not heartless. 1 have onl.v done as other people do -In fact, less than most of them. I pliK'ked up courage and tried again. "I think, Dr. Maydwell. you are mas querading as much as 1 was, r else you really have become quite differ cut; you never tnlk'l lik that when you wer boating on the Tarn." "No, I nie.le a fool of myself by talk ing nonsense; most people do when It doesn't rain In August." Now, could anything h stupider? Here was Hugh Maydwell-a man who had got gold incdiihi in physiology, or pathology, or something-conducting a conversation as If he had not two Itlca In his head. "At nr.3 rate you were very much more civil to Kitty Hont than you are to Saranna. Helltiehl, yet they are oua and the same." 'Indeed, they are nothing of the sort' he broke in hotly. "The one was a simple country girl full of pure thoughts and high Ideals. She was as poor as I am; we met on the same level. With Miss Helltiehl. in her fashionable splendors, with her great fortune, I have nothing, can have nothing to do. Your trick was an unfair one; 3011 took advantage of niy ignorance. Only a woman would be lever enough to put on another manner, another nature, with a big hat and a pink gown." Somehow I was cheered by ids ro- incinhcring the color. It was a Paris dress really, and had cost a frightful amount. For that adorable simplicity they know how to charge. I da rosa ' he thought that if he married somebody on nothing a year she would wear frocks and hats of that pattern. All the time the dancers were in front of us and that tune kept buzzing on. "I did not put on another nature . I couldn't if I tried. I think you are most cruel. I suppose 3"ou think I change my friends as easily as 1 do m.v clot lies V"' "The way in which Miss Relllield treats htr friends can be nothing to me." He was hateful, and yet every min ute I felt I could not, could not let him go. Quite suddenl.v I knew that I loved him; that nothing in the world mattered, because I knew that he loved me. How did I know? Oh. I can't ex plain, but I lil. I grew bolder. "Von eared one about being my friend, or at any rale .vou said you did." "Miss Helllield. 1 think I ought to offer you my congratulations and to say good-night. That idiotic barn dance is over." 'Congratulations?" 1 said it with a whole string of notes of interrogation. "I mean upon your engagement to Major Toile-Tarpiharsoii." He rose as he said this and was turning quickly nv:iy when 1 stoppd him. He told me afterward I spoke quite passionately. "I a 11 not eng: get I to Major Farqu harson or any one eis. People have no right to say such things. Down at Cher rington " "Down at C'herrington the village gossips might have fancied that a pen niless doctor had been indiscreet enough to ask a penniless girl to wait for him for an indefinite number of 3cars; the.v wire just as far f nun the truth, prolmbl.v much further." All 1113 securit.v vanished. I felt wretchel-so wretched that my eyes were full of tears; one even fell on the roses in my hand. He saw that tar, but he was just as obdurate, just as angr.v; apparently not even reliev ed to hear that 1 was five, when 1 might have boon Lad 3' tfainhdlion but for him. I tlidn't care what ! did or what he thought. "Sin wouhl have waited all her lif" How 1 get out those sown words I wonder still. Mre tears fdl as I said them, and there was an awful silence. Then he began in such a different voic. "Vou cannot mean what you are sa.v Ing." 1I was standing and looking down intntl.v. He has the best eyes I over saw. tlu'3 are so homst, but I could not face them after that deed of daring. "I mean it with all my heart." "Vou make it hard for me," he con tinued. "Wlu-n I let Kitt.v guss I cared for her 1 thought perhaps a time might f.vio whu I could claim the right to ask her to be a poor man's wife; you are a great heiress, ami If 1 am poor I am proud. Vou force me to tell you that I love you, not to put the foolish piostion that has but one possi ble answer." Then I revh l once fr all against the tradition of what is maidenly ami right. "Hugh, can't .von understand, must I tell you that all 1113' nione.v Is nothing to me and that 1 only want you?" He told me later that it was too pa 111011', that lie had always dreaded to sm a woman cr.v. Hut he kissed me, and somcluiw it all pcifictly right ami natural. Half an hour later, just as we were so happ3', that horrid Major Farquhar son came for his two dances. "Take care of one of my roses till No. PJ, Dr. Maylwell," I said, "ami com here then t lind nie." Vou se, 1 was reckless, and I wanted the major to ?e' how things were. Hugh took the flowers oliedicntly and went off. Positively they hal put in another barn dance, Major Farquharson wanted to sit It out, but I knew better. He must have In'ih obtuse not to have gu'ssed. 1 felt so utterly content I thought every -bol3 wouhl notice my fare. We danc ed. Tin-re is something hopdessly sen timental about a barn dance. I was in mad spirits now. Mamma and papa are dears ami quite manageable; there would b scon's but 1 should have my way in the end. Provhh'U t hilly the Maydwell are a very old fatnil3 ami mamma, who came of n family at all, so to speak, is very par ticular on that point. Hugh's mother Lal a peligre' that wuld b-ar the most searching s'rutlny. To face the parents was a minor af fair. Indeed, after tin awful ordeal I had -Iii through. My partiHT was very gloomy. He 1 i 1 not rcspnd to my liveliness, and was as stiff as a poker in the lau'. He totk me into the con servatory In tin Interval nnd I let him say Ids say. He wild It nnst cond sendlngly. Lonl Samlelllon had been arful to let me realize what an hoior he was doing nie, but even he was nothing to Major Farquharson. I lls tcnl with a sort of satisfaction, and then I refused hlni point blank. I had no want of fluency In this case, but I have never scon any crente! be ing look an amazed ns he did. I am no Hcttlu hunter, yet I absolutely reveled. In the prospect o! telling Hugh this oc4 currence. ) I glanced up at him and added coolly: "The fact is, lam engaged already." "That being the case, there is nothing more to be said, except that you have behaved heartle-sly to me." He tried to put on a lisconsolate air, but it was n dead failure. I smiled: "Vou cared nothing for me, so I need not say I am sorry: .vou must have a wife who will admire you. and I never lid." IT" was very angry, but far too dignified to show It. And I went back to Iltt.ch. We were married at. the end of the season, nnd I am the happiest woman in Kn-l.ind. I thought I would write this in case any other poor girl is bur denel with a fortune, as I was. I read a story once about proposals from la dies. One girl in it told her friend that "it simply wasn't done." She was wrong, you sce.-Hlack and White. About tho American Voice. The American voice has won an un enviable reputation for Its supposed disagreeable quality. This reputation in in part deserved, for no careful ob server an fail to notice that many of our people in ordinary conversation are constantly in error in reganl to their natural pitch and utterly fail in purity of tone, says tho Hoston Transcript. They speak in either too high or too low a kv and the tones are more or less forced Into a disagreeable mixture of the nasal-musMilar quality. Apologists have attributed this lefect to the ner vous temperament of the people and to the disastrous offivts of a variable cli mate. Iiut the true explanation Js found In a lack of proper training. Tho American vice, when properl.v edu cated, is no less melodious and agree able than that of any other nationality. Had qualit.v of voice Is due simply to bad habit in Its use. Correct the habit and the voice is changed, ami becomes what it was designe! to be by the Crea tor. It js amazing that so ma 113 .voting men spend, after a long period of pre paratory training, four 3-ears in col lege and almost an npial periol there after in professional schools, and then go to tho pulpit or the bar totall.v unfit tetl vocal b' for the successful prose cution of their life work. And it is even more amazing that multitudes fitted b.v their culture to adorn social life de stroy their chances of success l3' a lack of vocal training. The.v might have been gool singers, traders or reciters but for their own neglect. If a correct system of vocal physiol ogy and technique were eugraftel Into our public school system there would be an immens gain to tho culture of the nation. Not all are public, speakers or naders. but everybody talks, and to converse in a well -modulated, melo dious volc' Is an aeoomplishmnt worth striving harl to obtain. Keep Away from a Strained Ilawserl "It's a good thing to do to kep away from a h.iwor when there's a strain oa It," said a South stivct stroller, "and well awa.v from It. The other da.v I aw a big steamboat start out holding on to a Ihw line to help pull her heal around against the strong tide that was running. It was a big hawser, but somewhat worn, ami the strain on it was tremendous. It croaked and creak iil as it stretdu'd and shiftel on tin? spile as the boat iuovimI out and the men standing near all moved back. Presently bang! it went, parting over the stringpioc and away blew the five 'nd out over the water toward the boat. The loop remaining nrouml tho head of the spile, frel from the great strahl upon it. recoiled a foot or two. "That wouhl break a man's leg If it hit It," sail one of the men on the wharf, and he thl of a case In which a man's leg had been bmkon hy th recoil of the loop of a parted hawsr. This loop, watersoakeil, ami with Its tibres pack ed hard under repeated strains, was solhl and luav.v. It was easy enough to imagine that It would have brkn a man's leg If it had hit It. It is a g'ood thing to k'ep well away frm a hawsiu whMi there's a strain mi IL" New York Sun. AVIiy P.ice Isn't in the lllblc, . A book before us says: "Itice is not mentionel in tho Hibh, ns it did not grow in the countries In which tho HilL happenings ooourretl." We think th. author is mistaken. The fact that tho word "rice" does not appetir is no evi dence of the non-existence of a product that in the Hible era was feeding tin; maJorit3- of the world's people. Prom the earliest ages the blanket expres sion, "corn," has been usel to cov'r all manner of grains and seeds used for food. In Fngland tho word now ap plies .to barlo3', r3-e, oats, and more sp'cilically wheat; in Scotland it usual ly means oats, while here It only refers t iuaiz The word "corn" frequently occur. In the Hible, ami when wo 'on sider the oimrmous commerce of Pal still, particularly In tho days of Sol omon, It Is natural to suppose that rice was among the Imports, and that, like wheat anil other grains, it finds shelter under the. market term, "corn." Ab'i ih'cn Fxa miner. She Know lliiu. Henry Irving, whoe face has, through advertisement and Illustration, Income familiar to many people, was one day nt a seaside resort, when he noticed a little girl looking at him lixcdl.v. "Well, my dear," said he, "do you know who I am?" Vs, sir, was toe shy reply. "Well, who am I, then?" "You are one of. 's pills." Ami, Imlecil. his face had figured In nn advertlseuu'iit of the widely sprcud pills. Minneapolis Journal. A Valuable Member. De Hamme That baseball player you took on laut week nny good? Harnes Termor Yes, Ituleed. Ho catches every egg that Is thrown nt 11. Indianapolis Journal. Life is full of trials -and we know Home lawyers who are glad of It. HIS SPECULATION FAILED. Avarice Lost to One Man Fortyfiro thousand DolSurs. P.uring the recent real estate boom In a new town in the Northwest, a man who was visiting the place invested five thousuiml lollars in a piece of land. The story of the investment, as told by himself, is an instructive example of the greed and foolishness that are so often begotten by a speculative spirit: My wife was very innii oppostil to the trade, and after I had been at homo for a few months I bgan to think I was a fool for not taking her advici. and leaving the speculation alone. Laud prices went down, and I fdt certain I should lose n the invstment. A year went by. and I had taxes to pa 3- and no opportun- to sell. Matters w'tv very piiet in land. I was lift eon hundred miles from the property, and at the close of the year I should have be-n slad to take four thoiisaml dollars for it in orth'r to avoid a worse loss. Imagine my astonishment, tla-refore, when. 011' morning, an agmt of a rail rad company came into my otiico, and after making several cautious inquiries about my pie e of land, finally ottered me twenty-Jive thousand dtllars for it. I ivfuseil his offer! Iiirg as it seeui 'd In -oinpariscn with my original pur- hase nione.v. I at em-o thought, "If the land is worth that to a railroad com pan.v. it must be very valuable. I will hold on to it until I -an et thirt.v thou sand dollars, er possibl.v more." The.igi-nt w nt awa.v. but returned In a we'k with another offer. The com pan.v, he said, would go as high as lifty thousand lollars for the land, but not a cent beyond that. My bivafh was taken awa.v b.v tho offer, but again I re fused, thinking to make even more. l'ifty thousand dollars was a larger sum than I had ever el reamed of mak ing, but the chance of getting lift.v-live or sixt.v thousand lollars induced me to refuse the ag'iit. Tin very mxt lay tho sudden boom began to collapse. It had ivaohed its climax, and values all 'iit ilowu with a rush. 1 spent the next wi'ek hunting for that railroad agent. Whn 1 found him, he would not make me an offer of even live thousand lollars for the prop irty. The railroad had suddenly chang ed Its plans, and the land was useless to the compan.v. A few la.vsago I trade! that piee of land for a small lot in m.v own town. worth, perhaps, twelve humlred tlol- j lars. You can draw 3-our own moral, i And y t I know a hundred no'ii who ' would nave lono just what I tint. Av arice is one of the. strongest passions of the human ra'c. Skooters Worse tliau Snakes. About three mih's above Mississippi City I calh'd at a negro cabin on tho Mghwa3 to ask for a drink of water. A inuh; stood near the loor with a fore h'g badly swollen, and I asked the negro what aill him. "Hin Inn bit ley a snake, I reckon," was the lvpl.v. Ills own left foot was bandaged in a piec of bedquilt. and when I looked at it he explained: Hin loii bit myself, but the pl.en U about out." "Lots of snakes around here?" I puried. "Ih'aps of Vm. Oh woman was dun bit las' week." "Whew!" "An' my boy Robert was dun bit Iis mawnin'. See lat lawg? He bin dun bit f times Iis 3 'ar. Cum iown 3 er a way s." He walked about ten yards from tho cabin, and he show-d me two moc casins n a log at the clg of tho swamp. "(Jod lands! but I should think you'd be sea re I of your lives here!" I ex claiiuod. "Wall, it's a little skoery, sah. ne ciall.v fur ! hil'un. but what worrits 1111 tie nioas' Is lm plagu3' sketers. 1 can't abhh' 'cm nohows. He snakes wn't bller if 3011 han' run ober 'em, but lein skeeters Is Jess boun to light Iown an' take hold an' pull yer i'iir right off!"- Detroit Five Tress. New A nest helfe. A new nnrsiln'tie was shown t tho Coiint.v Mctiical Sochd.v last 'owning which is said to be five from tho hing rs attending th. use f morphine ami cNaine and from th disagiveablo after-effects of etlnT and chloroform. H is local in its effect, complete' deaden') pain, but dMs not lestro.v conscious ness. Its clVe't Is limiP'd as to both loi-alit.v and durathm and some of the hctors pr'sMit thought that this as an ihjcctin to its use; nevertheless,' It seems to bo ti stp toward that totally harmless and perfect 1 working anes thrtie which the profession so nnlcntly leshvs. It is possible that the new agent may lind its greatest value In the dressing of wounds made by the sur geon's knife, a process which oftn Is 011I3- less painful than the original op eration itself. Philadelphia bulletin. When Cuss Worths Are Txt'usable. Young in-n, don't swear. There Is n otvaslon for it outside of a printing tllce. where it Is useful when the paper is behind time. It also comes In handy In proof reading, ami is indispensable when the ink vrks bad and tho press begins to buck. It Is sometimes brought Into use when tin foreman Is nial, ami It has been known to entirely removo that tired fivllng of the olllor when ho hioks over the paHr aftr it Is priutd. Outside a printing ollicc It is a foolish habit. West Ihoh'ii, Ind., Journal. , Montana) Divorce IVrcentnge. Montana's percentage of livotves to marriages timing twelve mouths nvent ly ended was M.-d. There were 218 divorce graute! In the State during the year. You never find your nn'ril are so riiiuII, Your vicesi are mi many und n grout, You no, er Und you an no goo! at all Tutil for t41ue jou're a cuudidxto. ( Jud-f. INDIANA INCIDENTS. RECORD OF EVENTS OF THE PAST WEEK. Queer Hallucination of an Aj;cJ Couple Divorced Wife SnccccN in Map pins: Her Husband's Pension- Had Condition of Georgetown I'o-duflicc, Still Ciliar! Against Indians. Two iniio-N wot of Itii !i Yall.-y livi- M couple u ho i-iiuk. eat and sli-t-p ia m-.. room, and vhn have their tram of lior-4 in one end f the siu.i!:.l .ipiitlnn-nt. A day orsoauo a p:iseriy. Al.e Sailliiii. terd the pl.o-e an l f-ciihl (he pair a!!ie, with their horses to the jiot of their hvl. An ugly locking shotgun stood near the !oor :tt half eo.-k. The jk-ojiI,. greeted Shilling very eoMly and lie didn't tarry. T!nv are said to he poe.rd i the hal'ni-inatitiu that Indian are runainx nt la rue over the -untry. aad for iliit reason hae eoüccted tlo'ir hecvvuinuH all in one room. Feels the Wrath of a Woman. Willis I lampion, who resides near Tay lorsville, has hern deprived of Iii; pc;'..i 1 in a prruliar manner. He has hern draw -inu .S17.ÖO a month for a lom; time. Some lime a?o he had a disajrrreniriu with his wife. Mr. Hampton sernivd a !ioive and his wife went Yet. Some weeks ao she wrote to her former li'iliand that unless lie sent her !s."V at 0:1. sie would see that hi- pension was stopped. Mr. Hampton refused th injurt and thought the threat idle. The woman pat herself in rotnniunie.'ition with a spcrial pension examiner, and the result was that Mr. Hampton was rerated. redaeinj his pension from S17.ÖO to Sill a month. th. rchmtion to antedate jo the time of orig inal issue. Hamptoij has already drawn Sl.l'JV.47 more than he is entitled to. and in consequence the pension dt partinen refuses o allow him t tile his voueher again until the year l!"""). hy which thin the amount alleged to have heen over drawn will he offset r covered hack into the tivasury of the Tinted S'ates. Dramatic Acquittal of Ocorce Cory. Tin wildest 'x itemeiit prevailed in the Superior Court room at Trazil, when Prosecuting Attorney Lewis rose luring the Cory murder trial and. addressing tin jmljro. said ho had not the onsci,nee to insist on the court sending Cry to prison on the cvidMi-e jriven for the State. Cory attorneys asked .ludge McUn'gor to in straet the jury to acquit Cry, which was done. The ourt room rami with ehrs for several minutes and Cory broke down and wept for joy. ( iMurp1 Cory shot and instantly killed Tugene Try darin?; a tij;ht at Alum Cave, dune 1. lN'.rJ. The case was "vcip.md" fmn Sullivan County. Letters Delayed for Years. Tostothee Inxpeetor Vi'kery in vest ijrat ed the I'trg'tovn postoüire Triday. and liseovenNl a most startlinu' state of af fairs. He found three wagoti loads f ii'WspapTs which had never been deliv red. and a reat number of letters to citizens in tho vniniiy that had Iain in th' ollico for years. Sotim d" them nt-tv valuable and important letters, oiu- f th ni containing a heck from a prom; lH'iit Chi-ajro ommission firm to a local fruit grov'i This one had been mailed three years ago. The postoHice was ia charge of a woman named Mottwciler, who had bcn the postmistress for years. Fined for Huiinu Trelty (ürl. Charles Lutz, a Chicago man. who i 'ivdit'l by his employers with being .1 srod eh'rk, was arrested at Torre Haute. IN is charged with hugging woiklim girls early in the morning while on '.heir way to stores or factories. A dozen young women appeared in the police court and identified him. He insists he is innocent, lie was fnted :tnd sent to jail for thirty days. All Over Ihc Slntc. Numerous cases of robbery's by high wayiiHMi art' reported at Muneie. Miss Mary .Luics, of Tranklin. was had l burned by an cxploMon of coal oil. .lohn and Robert McCullom. drmriiists. 4.1 f Tairlaiid. haw made an assignment. Sallie Cooding was found lyiug in the snow near Anderson, almost frozen to death. Tlte infant hild of Mrs. Ibrman Tock r. of I !va nsville, was drowned in a tub of water. Lit licit I'rothers. station rs. of South TuMitl. have been dosed for the second time b.v r litors. Miss Louise .Johns, t!i, .". year-ld daughter of W. T. .lohns. nar Wilkin son, gave her friends the slip at th' church door, ami springing into another Vehicle, she was driven t th" l'oine of a friend. whre she was united in marriage to Trank Sheets. Miss loiiis.-t M.t ti w iler, the erratic postmistress of ( "eorgetown, whose r tin tioti of large portions of the mail r . rived at her oHico instead of dt'ivering it to those to whom it was addressed ausctl her arr'st ami dismissal from otmv, was discharged from arre-t by Tostothee 1 11 -sp'dor Yickery of Cincinnati, who had Ii arge of tin eis;. Inspector Yick-ry found among the mail retained in the tlüee over tifiy 1' letters, tunning through a period of the past two years. Her failure l d'liwr these letters broko off several marriage engagements. Whci these httTs were opened they revcah'd some ver.v warm loe affairs, and some of them falling into wrong hands, crused imu'h merriment, on boiti road. In nil two wagon loads of in'wspapers were found in the ollico. iatitig from November, IS! I."!, tt. .Jan. to, 1mm;. Miss M..tt vihr is undoubtolly insane. Slu kept tin post-ofl'n-e money in a bucket, which site lnld hidden away in the oHioe. She had in ado but on report to tlii department in a v' year, but all the money the othVe na entitU'il tJ was fo nnl in the bucket, mak ing Imr accounts balame to n cent.. She is nn old ui:i id of 10 years. John Perry Parish, of Rushvillo, who owns a Wnv farm in Washington town- I ship, Rits'i County, has made an assign ment. Assets and liabilities, about $1-,-tHHIeach. While customers were being shaved in the Thompson & Stanberry barber shop at Tranklin. there was tin explosion of gasoline in th rear which iiwd every body before seapo uhl bo lnauV, ami which dstroed the fundi uro. K. (!. llartihizcr, undertakr, inimtilintcly nli '' Joining, was aUo damaged novoial htm- V. dr-d lollars before the tiro was imp-pro!od.