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Wilmington, Vge—e eccc«ic c<x i c«eccce »* • > > \ * Vi 1 ) a the fall to the an Delaware Boys in the Klondike Have Harrowing Experiences in Search of Gold. TELL OF A BARONET'S DEATH j it be $ a Flics and Insects Sting Unt il Men j Crazed With the Pain -Two \ Boys from Kent County Striv ing to Reach the El Dorado To Sccttre Gold. are Somewhere in the great Klondike are two Delaware boys. Surrounded by thousands of miles of trackless forests and barren lands Dan Murphy and James Sappho are searching for gold, having joined early this year in the maddest gold rush on record. For months after these two boys left their home in Kent no word was received from them by any of their friends. Whether they had been successful in their search for. gold'or whether they had perished in the many dangerous de files of Chilkoot Pass was not known un til two weeks ago. Then a letter came. It was post-marked Quesnelle, Northwest Territory, Canada, and was sent to a friend of Murphy in Wyoming. Kent county. The strangest part of the two boys' experiences was the fact that at the time of sending this letter they had not readied even the Klondike region. The letter was mailed in July. , , , , " Murphy and Sappho declare that their reserve money will 60011 be swal lowed up. That at this point, ere reach ing the Klondike, they are in terrible danger and dread the unseen dangers before, . , , Winter is not dreaded as much at Quesnelle as summer. Myriads of Hies and insects hover constantly about a man and the sting is indeed crazing. Native guides pinch travelers for large sums, owing to the fact that the latter are unfamiliar with the scenes, and it would l;e jeopardizing their lives to go ahead alone. Murphy and Sappho once tried it and for 72 hours were lost from an Alaskan trail. They suffered but bore it well. The trail had led them through a dense forest and it was in its trackless expanse that the twb Delaware boys lost their way. , . . The most interesting incident cited in the letter is a description of the prob able death of Sir Arthur Curtis, the English baronet, whose bones have found a resting place somewhere in the trackless waste, beyond Quesnelle. "A few day ago an athletic looking Englishman, whose fine figure was clothed iD a earb that the poorest clam gatherer on the coast would not have envied, reached Quesnelle from up the line. His hands and and face were blistered by the sun and tanned to a nut brown hue, and, combined with his striking appearance find an indescribable air of melancholy he wore, he attracted general attention. This gentleman was Roger Poeoek. intimate friend of Sir Arthur Curtis, w ho brought the news of that ill-fated baronet's searcli for gold in the inhospitable north. "He says that after wandering over nearly a 1000 miles of barren lands, camp struck at the edge of a forest bv Sir Arthur and party. In the morning it waB found that several horses and mules had strayed, and some of the party had start ed in pursuit. "Roger from this point sat down ill a store and told us his story: "'Sir Arthur was still in camp after the rest had left. Indeed, I did not ex pect him to take part in the search, be cause he had always shown a curious in aptitude for orush work, getting puzzled and lost very easily. Nature intended him for the sea, and his tastes alw'ays led him afloat or shooting or mining, in which he was keenly interested. This morning, however, after lie had arranged saddle and gear for the day's march he lit his pipe and walked briskly out of camp, before even taking breakfast, evi dently intending to join in the horse hunting, as he had remarked earlier that nobody had looked up the valley. " 'He was never afterward seen. A search party was organized that evening, fireB were lighted on the hills, and gpns were fired to, if possible, attract the at tention of the lost nobleman. All day the woods rang for miles with gunshots and calls, and' r.ight after night the searchers returned dispirited and hope less to the camp. On the sixth day after Sir Arthur's disappearance a band of wandering Indians were engaged to trace him, if possible. That day they found his tracks, here a rotten log crushed in, there a branch torn down to keep off the flies, marks of a bewildered man wander ing in circles. Then the trackB struck off guided bv the sun northeast, about in the one dir-ction which would lead to neither trail nor river, the one possible course which could lead to no earthly succor. A strong man, lie had been walking steadily, showing no signs of madnesB on that first day of his stray voun was his f to ing. " 'Then at tlie end of fifteen miles or so was the trampled place where lie had slept against a tree, heel marks sunk in moss, and without a fire We knew al ready that lie had neither weapon nor compass. Now we know that lie was without matches and could make no smoke to drive away the terrible flies. A man may fight them through tlie long hot. night, and all the blazing day, but tlie hands must grow wenry ut last, and the swarms will settle. Then comes blindners. On the eighth morning of tlie searcli the Indians returned discour aged and would search no more. They had Been the marks of coyotes following the loBt man's tracks. They had heard rizzly, but igging up of a black bear and smelt a there wet v. no signs of the herbs or scraping of bark for food, the rigns led over vast reaches of dead fall to a creek, and beyond there was nothing. On the ninth morning I hud to pronounce sentence of death; to say the words which brought the search to an end. We could only suppose that blinded by the flics and mad, the dying man hid himself away from any res cue.' " Hut Keith's Theatre. "Too liappy by Half," a one-act comedietta which was acted by JohnDrcw j and Maud Adame, will be interpreted^}' Minnie Dupree, of "Two Little Vag rant's" fame, and three other players at Keith's this week. Her booking agent declares that the diamonds worn by Miss Dupree in this piece are worth $10,000. "Two Ilappv by Half" pleased the ad mirers of Sir. Drew and Miss Adams and, it is said to be one of the most delightful playlets ever presented in vaudeville. Kate Davis is one of the few women on the American stage who provoke laugh ter, and her work in the legitimate thea tres has delighted playgoers throughout the country. Her monologue is said to be highly amusing. The engagement of Mason and Forbes, who provoked con tinuous laughter last week, has been ex tended. . Laughable specialties will also be pre sented by Lizzie Evans and Harry Mills, the 8a Vans, Ray L. Rnyce, McBride and Goodrich and the Nondescript Trio. Falka and Benson are comedians and musicians whose work has hitherto plefaed local theatregoers, and pretty Giacinta Delia Roeca, the violinist, will doubtless attract to the theatre thou sands of music lovers. Admirers of danc ing will be entertained by Welbv, Pearl, Keys and Nellis and the Matusef Troupe of Russian dancers. The Matwecf Troupe consists of the best acrobats and dancers in Russia. Gallando, a clay modeler, will be another pleasing attraction. The biograph will project two Jubilee week pictures, ttt addition to the City Troop, Pennsylvania Naval Reser ves, General Miles ard staff and Hobson and the crew of the Merrimac. One of the pew films places on Keith's stage all the battleship commanders, including Commodore Phillip, Captain Evans, Commander Mead, Lieutenant Wain wright and Lieutenant Carpenter. The other shows the Tenth U. 8. Cavalry, the colored heroes, whose bravery was displayed at El Caney and throughout the Santiago campaign. These negroes have been styled the "Saviors of the Hough Riders," and they will probably be given an enthusiastic reception at Keith's to-morrow. The Jubilee week pictures Bhown here during the past two weeks are to be exhibited in London to morrow night at the Palace Theatre. Keith's Theatrical Notes. Theatre parties composed of people in evening dress are a feature of the audi ences at Keith's and the number of pri vate carriages used to convoy people to this amusement palace indicate the fash ionable character of the gatherings. The size and character of the audiences indi cate the value of the entertainments. Members of the City Troop, their families and friends, are highly enthusi astic over tl.c biograpli view ot the City Troop in the Jubilee week parade. Othei military parade views to be ehown at Keith's this week include the Third Pennsylvania Regiment, the Naval Re serves. Tenth United States Cavalry (negroes whose bravery was- displayed at Santiago),and battleship commanders, including Captain Evans, Commodore Phillip and Lieutenant-Commander Wainwright. Minnie Dupree, of "The Little Vag rants" fame, will, at Keith'sjthis week, be seen in "Too Happy by Half," a comedietta in which John Drew and Mauri Adams formerly appeared. Miss Dupreo will wear diamonds valued at $ 10 , 000 . The colors of both colleges were scat tered about the bouse, and pictures of the Pennsylvania and Harvard teams were thrown on the biograph screen. "Each," says the Boslon Herald, "was greeted with the college cry, given witfiv such vim and energy that it almost seemed as if every person in the house was joining in. Then Director Schil zonyi and his Hungarian band played the''Up the Street March,' so popular with the Harvard boys, and at the finish two of the little musicians carried each a Harvard and a Pennsylvania flag, while a third marched in the centre with a silk stars and stripes. Then it was that the entire audience joined in a cheer that almost seemed as if it would lift the roof." j at it go an it a in not up his Sir of in a in of A new HIS WIFE'S REBUKE. In Bucher's Photo Gallery She Caught Her Husband Looking at Photos. Two rather country-looking individ uals—man and wife—strayed into Buch er's photograpli gallery, on Wednesday, and while waiting for the proprietor be gan looking at the pictures. The old man didn't seem to take much interest in the display until he espied a collection of photographs which were intended to display the human form in somewhat scant attire. He stood before them taking artistic f ileasure in the various poses and their mndling, for they were real gems, while his wife looked at some photos of ac quai utances. Presently she turned to see what had attracted Iris attention. For a moment she stood dumb with astonishment. Then she walked over lo her husband, caught him by a sleeve and said: "Come, Jitdson—come away from here. Next tiring, I s'pose you'll want to be framin' some < f them underwear advertisin' pictures in the back pages of the magazines I" Tlie blow struck home. The old man's head fell forward, and lie meekly fol lowed her into the street. Interesting Stories (Withered From Interesting Fads. PLEASANT AND UNPLEASANT a Though the Serious Side is Sometimes Presented, There is Plenty to Cause Mirth. Uncle Billie's Peace Jubilee. Amos Brintou, the venerable librarian at. the New Castle county Court House at Tenth and Market Btreetl, has a keen sense of humor, and it is'alwavs the lu dicrous side of a situation which first ap peals to him. Mr. Brinton attended the Peace Jubilee in Philadelphia. He was exceedingly iiiter«ated hi events, and perhaps no other Quaker City visitor gathered as much from lh« visit as Amos Brinton. For years this venerable li brarian has been known as Uncle Billie, and it is as sueh that he writes a letter to the Wanderer. In the coarse of his let ter lie says: "Having occasion to visit ninth and Market, where my personal attention was required, and tee'ling very tired, after re viewing the great Military parade, three fourths of the day I was at a point where the throng of pedestrians were so massed that to all appearances of the Situation there were no foreseen why sut only to follow in train and So I put myaelf is At tenth and motion with ihe army. Market the advance was impeded by the intersection of the Arch Street and tenth. Iso tlie Manayunk & Ridge avenue trolly cars. 'There I came gpon a troop of five in number all to me very unex pectedly. however I it and had to take the consequence and the result was a remat kable occurrence. The part was played un observed by any one, except my dear old friend, alithough right in front on the lead was an old "once a friend," and his Colleague, my late rival, and in the rear of them were two lady friendb of my old friend, who were on here as participants jn the great peace Jubilee. So we finally readied the Reading Terminal at twelfth and market. All at once the two male leaders filed right, and into the depot and up Stairs to the elevated rail road they hastned, the ladies following in train. Here I was Somewhat puzzled thinking that all this time I had been mistakened and that it was Chestnut street we were on and that they were rushing into the theatre, for as to what ever posessed them to want to leave the Sidewalk, and explore the Redding Terminal, was a mystery to me, an enigma beyond all human compre hension, untill later on the following day. I was informed' by one of ttie party in Question, that it was a get up of one of the leaders of the party. At the same time tliis dear old friend Said that they tried every way to dodge tiicir old un welcome leaders. After it was apparent to them that I was on the march, and the fun of it was that-my old friend wa? heard to Sav that they had lots of fun at their own expence, during the prome nade of two Blocks on Market St. the Evening of October 27th, 1898, at about 9 P. now as the great Peace Jnbelee is over we will all return to our Several Voca tions, and awate the next Peace Jnbelee Anniversary, but I atn of the opinion that the most of us will be passed away uuless it comes Semi Annally. So iu conclusion I will say let us ail witii out accord become reconciled, reunited ia friendship peace and harmony, Showing to all our Surroundings that we and eaclt and all of us are fully enthuseised at the great. Victory which we have gained in honor of our old banner, aud let us ever stand firm, hand in hand, united and say that the filar Spangled Banner doth wave. Yours inF. C. andL (Jkcui Ba.ua. Philadelphia, I'a., October 30th, 189*. was in on M. Friday the Day for Pennies. "1 can always count on Friday," said a Delaware avenue conductor to tbs Wandeter, "to bring me an overload el' pennies. The reason, too, is as apparent as tlie consequences. You see, nearly all my early morning passengers ars yonng salesmen or clerks, all of whom draw their salary on Friday afternoon. There fore, when Friday morning arrives, they are very short, having to fc*Dt up car fare enough to take them into their places of business. It is probable that they have just three or four pennies left in some forgotten Docket, and with this nines left iu some forgotten pocket, and with this as a foundation they borrow enough as a foundation they borrow enough to take them in town.' It is nothing it me to take in from 50 to 100 pennies eacli trip on Friday morning, which, as you know, is a great hurdship to a con ductor, the company refusing to aeoopt them. I have to change tliem into silver or bills, and am saddled with the whole amount of coppers." or The North and Sonth. Robert Jenkins, oi Twelfth Infantry,, gave the Wanderer an interesting account uf a reunion of the blue and gray iu the trendies at Santiago, sentry expressed Ins sentiments to a Maine soldier boy in these words: "S'near as I can see. there aiu't muck difference atweun we mis and you bus, 'cepttlmtwo tins reckon and you uni guess." "That's about all, neighbor," replied tlie Maine man, " 'copt that we can guess a darn sight better than you eaa reckon." Au Arkansas Miss Clara Osborne, of Nu. 802 W»»t Seventh si reet, who has bee» seri.iusly ill, is somcwlist improved.