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Put on a Little Style
„., VV re •%,
Around the House *,
You Can Atford To!
f-", I _'• Tlic harvest is gi cat and you
will have money to spare. Go
and look over the fine things in
-k i.
Dress Goods:
At (t. MEVEUDEN'S. He will make the priccs to suit
your pocket books. lie can do it becanse he knows where
to buy the best goods for the least money.
we will make Special Prices on Dress Goods
and Silks.
Remnants will be sold below cost.
Sale to last one week.
Celebrated Queen fa
The Best Jap Tea Sold in Crcscol
Also AH Kinds of (Stfocenies and Cr»ocker«v
According to Greeley:
I ttfin Wp«t But before you go, wrlto
UU VYCSl. toK. I. Whitney, O. I'. &
J.- T. A. G.N. lly., St. Paul, Minn., for printed
mutter descriptive of tlif? Northwest country
which offois «o many inducements to new bet
lei's and Investors.
A Business Proposition.
TnE owners of a large body ef land 011 Whid-
by Island. In I'uget. Sound, Wash., will di
vide It into tracts to suit buyers and sell at $10
and upwards per acre-, 011 Innur time, and 110
payments tlio llrst year, l'roduces all stable
crops has close market* schools and churches
1,7U0 papulation mild climate. For nirtlier in
formation address It. B. WKKKMAN. Seattle,
"Where Are We At."
THIS question perplexes the wltolc business
world. People Interested in the Northwest
can And where they aro at by consulting an at
las coutalnlng ftr.u up to date maps and much
valuable reference and descriptive matter: sent
to any address lor 15 cents In stamps by P. 1.
WHITNEY, G. P. & T. A., Great Northern Kail
way, St, Paul, Minn,
Business Chances.
INDl.CEMKNTs olTored to men with capital
and experience to build and operate hour
mills, oatmeal mills, feed mills, llax mills, paper
mills, starch factories and crcumerloa In new
towns on tlio ureal Northern ltalhrnv in the
Northwest. Address A. A, Wmre, 1000 l'ioneer
Press Uulldlnv, St. Paul, Minn.
-Farmson the Crop Plan.
D°i?"i^vSnt'?liu^, In the fnr-famed
,T .. Braln-growlnx district of the Hetl lllver
•1? £y North Dakota, lteinember they are
the best wheat lands on earth. Wrlto to us and
get particulars. We can sell you a farm and
take pay from share of the ciop.
(lltANItlN £. ttlHV\i IMId Mf)
va t/llv v'»
UKANUIN it EmvAitOfl, Mayvlllc, N. D.
Flatliead Valley, Montana.
pjAlt.MIN(i lands produulng nil the staple
erops without Irilgatlnn. Forests of pine,
flr aud cedar. Ml:iirs of precious tnelals and
co tl. Wellghlful n!id Uealthfui ellumte. Adapt
ed to live stock unrl duiiylng. rnor.-ellert water
supply and power. Nnexlremo« of leinpera
ture. Market facilities. Homes for all. For
farther luloimution, address O. E. CONKAU,
t| ICtllspell, Mont.
lie Rutsell Plsoto Studio shall con
tinue to rntiko cabinet photos at $1.50
per dozen.
fJe:, •gj r«"f -1
Cresco, Iowa.
-:-i .-v.v-
Commencing MONDAY, NOV: 4,
P. Connolly
Kendallville Herd Poland China Swine,
I have 40 Pigs For Sale that are
Good Ones.
Call or Aiiress JOHN C. TODD, MaMle, Iowa.
zs^GO TO—«sx
Vienwai Bakery
and Confectionery.
A complete supply of akos, Pies,
Biscuite, Pastry and all kinds
of tlio Uest Bread.
Lunch Counter and Temperance
Runs a Wacron and Delivers Goods
Promptly tn all parts of
the city.
CHAS. STIBUREK, Proprietor.
Give prompt attention to 'all kinds
of Wood and Iron Work,
heavy or light.
Am prepared to do all kinds of
Heavy Iron Work, Wagon Work
of all kinds, Horse Shoeing and
General BJackomithing. Shop one
block cast of Busti ave., Elma 50
Brings comfort and improvement nnc
tends to personal enjoyment when
rightly used. The many, who live bet
ier than others and enjoy life more, with
less expenditure, by more promptly
adapting the world's best products to
the needs of physical being, will attest
the value to health of the pure liquid
laxative principles embraced in the
remedy, Syrup of Figs.
Its excellence is due to its presenting
in the form most acceptable and plena
ant to the taste, the refreshing and truly
beneficial properties of a perfect litx
ative effectually cleansing the system,
dispelling colds, headaches and fevers
and permanently curing constipation
It has given satisfaction to millions and
met with the approval of the medical
profession, because it acts on the Kid
neys, Liver and Bowels without weak
ening them and it is perfectly free from
every objectionable substance.
Syrup of Figs is for sale by all drug
gists in 50c and $1 bottles, but it is man
ufactured by the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, whose name is printed on every
package, also the name, Syrup of Figs,
and being well informed, you will no*
tccept any substitute if offered.
is the pride of his wife, sweet
heart or children, and of his neigh
Ask Your Wife,
or Sister
how to get ii]) a well made, up-to
date suit of clothes, and she will
tell you to go to a tailor.
Fall and Winter
are now 011 exhibition, and you
can get a stylish, well made suit of
clothes at a very slight advance
over the price asked for hand-me,
downs, by calling on
•.v." ,'jy.
Over J. B. Cnward & Co's
Cresco, Iowa.
Elma Cooper 8liop
In the Sisco building, first east of
the Opera House.
Pork Barrels, Butter Tubs,
Flour Barrels and l^irhins
made to order
All work needing cooperage
paired promptly repaired at
reasonable prices.
C. A. McCULLOW, Proprietor.
Cl'nns°g the
All'iysPain »nd
-FgYggjiTry tlie Cure
A particle is applied into each nostril and is
agreeable. Price 50 cents
at. Orusirlsts by mail
registered. 6.1 ots. 4t
13LY UltOTHERS, 56 Warren St., New York
Wiilard L. Converse
Attorney and Counselor
At Law
Booms 3 and 4 Berg Blook.
O. B. Bowers, M. D.
Cresoo, Iowa.
Odiee and liesldenee cornor of Peck an Kim
Streets, opposite the Kaptlst Church,
1 rofessloual eulls will have prompt attention
E. R. Thompson
Cresoo, Iowa.
Owner and Proprietor of a Set
Abstract Books
of Howard Co.
Real Estate Boug
lit and Sold,
More Armenians Massacred
Mob of Mussulmans.
Heals the Sores.
Restores the
Senses oi Taste
and Smell.
Office over Geraty & Terry's 8tore
For Bent-
A good commodious office in Berg
Blotsk. Enquire of D. F. Dtivis or &[
R. Ling.
10-1 PEU DEES for $1.
Villages Pillaged and Fired and
Residents Shot Down and
Terribly Mistreated.
Constantinople, Oct. 29. Anothor
terrible maasaore ol Armenians Is re
ported to liave occurred I11 tlie ltalburt
district, between Krzeroum and Trcbi
zond. According to the news received
licre a mob oC about 500 Mnssulmniis
and Lazes, the frreat majority of whom
were armed with Martini-Henry rillen,
jiuule an attack 011 the Armenians in
habiting several villages of that vi
cinity, and set Are to their houses nnd
schools. As the Armenians lied in ter
ror from their dwellings they were shot
down OK they ran, and a number of men
and women who were captured by tlv:
rioters, it is added, were fastened to
stulces and burned alive. The Armen
ian women who fell inlo the hands of
the mob, it is also nsbei ted, were bru
tally treated and mutilated.
It is also reported that the churches
were desecrated and the villages pil
laged, the cattle and all the portable
property of any value belonging to the
Armenians being carried off by the
marauders. During the disturbance
J50 Armenians are reported to have
been killed. The surviving villagers
applied for protection to the governor
of Uaiburt, who, after hearing.their
complaint, sent three policemen to the
scene of the mussaere after the slaugh
ter was ended. The Turkish oflicials,
it is claimed, know the ringleaders of
the outbreak, but apparently no steps
have been taken to arrest them. The
number of Armenians massacred at
Erzingjan is now suid to be several hun
All Qnlot
•t Tlllln, O., and Soldiers Mo
Longer Needed.
Tiilin, O., Oct. 29.—The situation has
so quieted down that the militia will
be withdrawn, the Clyde and the Can
ton companys going Tuesday forenoon
and Fostoriu Wednesday morning, at
which time it is probable that the home
company will also return to its armory
The funerals of Mntz nnd Mutcliler
were held Tuesday and attracted but
little attention, and it is believed that
the mob spirit has succumbed to calm
ness nnd that no further trouble need
be anticipated. The special grand jury
enamelled to investigate the murder
of City Marshall Sliultz commenced its
session Tuesday, nnd will doubtless re
turn an indictment against i.ennder
Martin, alias Miller, for murder in the
iirst degree.
Obstinate iftre Mt Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh, l'a., Oct. 2!.—Monday
at midnight a stubborn lire of unknown
origin broke out in the rear of the sec
ond floor of No. 112 Wood street, occu
pied by Charles Walter us {mint shop,
and for a time threatened the destruc
tion of half a block. The second and
third lloors of Xo:-.. 112 and 114 were
completely gutted before the lire was
occupied by a number of tenants, whose
losses were greater from wuter than
from lire. The total loss on buildings
nnd contents will approximate $23,000
insurance about
Will l'»jr Charges A«»lmt the Road.
iNew York, Oct. 29.—E. II. Mel I miry
and Frank (1. liigelow, receivers of the
Northern T'aciiie railroad, appointed bj
Judge Jenkins, of the United States
circuit court for the eastern district
of Wisconsin, have arranged to pay
charges due November 1, $308,000, in
terest 011 collateral trust notes, $74,000
on Missouri division bonds and $44,000
on the Spokane & I'alouse leiuse. The
money is derived from the operation of
the road, and is not borrowed. .Receiv
ers Mellenry and Higelow are under
stood to have $2,000,000 on hand from
I-o»n Aasocl:it\oii» i'liiched.
West Plains, Mo„ Oct. 29.—James M.
Bolen, for several years secretary of
xi number of building and loan asso
ciations in this city, has suddenly dis
appeared and an examination of his ac
counts shows that he is short a con
siderable amount of money. No state
ment of the amount of the shortage
is given out. lint it is believed it will
none of which is protect­
ed by bond or security.
l'UTor Vessel Owners.
Antwerp, Oct. 29.—The communal
council, at a meeting held Monday
evening, voted that ships entering the
docks here after the beginning of the
year 1S90 shall pay to the city the sum
of 50 centimes instead of 94 centimes,
as heretofore. The council also voted
to suppress tlie practice of imposing
an additional charge in cases where the
navigation lights of vessels were dif
Senator C'nllnm In lowti.
Des Moines, la., Oct. 29.—Senator C'ul
I0111, of Illinois, spoke to nn audience of
a,000 people here Monday night. lie
spoke pointedly against coinage, six
teen to one, and favored bimetallism us
formulated in the platform of 1892. On
foreign relations he spoke with much
warmth of denunciation of the present
foreign policy, lie also said that fann
ers were now beginning to realize that
to have good markets we must have a
well-paid factory population.
Poisoned by llounyed Fruit.
Pittsburgh, Oct. 29.—Marion Hender
son, six years old, is dead, and Delia Ma
loy, same age, will
from eating de­
cayed fruit they picked up on the river
bank Monday afternoon. 'Hie little
girls live on lower Pennsylvania avenue
and wandered down to the river.
When they returned home both became
violently ill. The Henderson child died
and the other girl cannot live.
Whipped Into Inseii^llilllty.
St. Joseph, Mo., Oct. 29.—Miss Anna
Van lloozier, a pretty miss of 19 and a
pupil in the public school, was flogged
into insensibility by thcsuperinteiideiit,
J. E. Atkinson, and the,latter is now un
der arrest. The pedagogue used a
heavy hickory stick and whipped the
girl from the schoolroom to the street,
whither she tied.
Schoolhouse fSurutuI.
Peoria, 111., Oct. 2tl.—Thcsclioolhonpo
at Elm wood burxieU Monday morning*.
Jt was built in 18Gl, when it was one of
the best buildings of the kind in the
west and was modernized several years
Uffo at a he_J.vy_ expense. IJOBH. sin MA
RlTBl Interact* tn Northern Pacific Af
fairv Skid to llavo Been Settled.
New York, Oct. 89.—The. Tribune said
Tuesday morning: It may be stnted
upon indubitable authority that a gen
eral agreement moii Northern Pacific
railroad matters is upon the point of
completion. In accordance with the
agreement made before Judge I.acombe
in the United States court last Friday,
arrangements are being perfected for
harmonious action of the United States
ludges of 'Wisconsin, Dakota, Montana,
Washington, Idaho and Oregon, for a
union upon one or more receivers in
the place of the appointees of Judge
A meeting of these interests has been
arranged to take place in St. I'aul with
in the next few days. The man who it
is generally understood will be tigreed
upon as the proper person to act as re
ceiver upon the large interests involved
is Jlobert M. (inllawny, president of the
Merchants' national bank, who has had
long railroad experience, not merely
as vice president of the Manhattan
ltailroad company, but in other rela
tions of the kind. It is expected that
the appointment of Mr. (inllawny will
be concurred in during the present
week. It is understood that all hatch
ets are to be buried, provided the pres
ent programme shall not be unduly
interfered with.
Predlets a Conflict with England. In Which
Itusslit Will Alt! Id.
Concord, X. 11., Oct. 29.—The follow
ing from the pen of Senator William
E. Chandler is printed in his paper,
the Monitor, tinder the caption: "Our
Coming War with England. A Predic
"1. War between the United States and
England Is inevitable.
"2. It will arise on account of British dis
regard of our direct interests.
"8. It will also be forced by British en
croachments upon other nations all over
the world.
"4. It will be fought by us having Russia
as a European ally.
"S. As a war offensive on our part it may
not happen within twenty years. As a de
fensive war it may come sooner and should
be welcomed.
"6. One sure result will be the capture
and permanent acquisition of Canada by
the United States. W. E. CIIAKDL,EU."
Two Passenger Trains Collide, Killing
Two Persons and Injuring Eight.
Palis, Oct. 29.—A passenger train
from Paris for Toulose, tlue at the latter
place at 11 o'clock Tuesday forenoon,
came into collision Monday evening be
tween Lexos and La (iuepie, in the de
partment of Tarn-et-(iaronne, with a
train from Toulose for the north. Both
trains were wrecked, two passengers
were killed and eight injured. M.
Jaures, socialist deputy for Tarn, was a
passenger on tlie sout.liern-bound train,
on his way to Cnrmaux. He was badly
cut about the licud, but was able to
tuke a carriage and drive to Carmaux,
accompanied by Deputies (Jerault
ichard and Viviani.
Uate That Bwcpt Over Michigan One of
tlie Worst Ever Kuown.
Detroit, Mich., Oct. 29.—All the rec
ords of the weather office for October
were broken by the cold wave and north
TtTOT-gmi. in launauj-r
day morning the thermometer regis
tered 29 degrees, at Grand Haven, on the
west shore, 30, and at Alpena 32 degrees.
The wind attained a frightful velocity,
so much so that the sand dunes nt St.
Joseph were shifted and hundreds of
tons of sand blown across the Chicago
& West Michigan tracks, stopping all
railroad trafliu. From numerous points
throughout the state came the report
of wind nnd snowstorms and bitterly
cold weather.
Prom Schoolcraft it is reported that,
there have been sand and dust storms of
great fury, the air being filial with
sand, which cuts the face and makes
it almost impossible to be out of doors.
No such weather has ever been ex
perienced before and thousnnds of dol
lars' damage has been done to the cele
ry crop in Kalamazoo and nt other
points throughout the state. The New
berry celery crop is utterly ruined by
Sunday night's cold snap. Heports re
ceived up to midnight show that there
is a general snowstorm in the upper pe
ninsula as far east asSault Ste. Marie.
Two Murderers Pay the Heath Penalty In
New York States
Danemora, X. Y., Oct. 29.—George 11.
Smith, the murderer of l'hilip iiieh
myer, of Albany, was electrocuted in
Clinton prison at 11:39 a. m. Tuesday.
Smith's crime was a brutal and un
called for murder. The motive was
robbery, and in his confession Smith
expressed disappointment at getting
only $15 when he expected the old man
bail at least $40 of pension money.
Charles II. Davis was also electro
cuted at 11:57 a. m.
Davis, who came to Cohoes, N. Y.,
from Chicago, outraged and murdered
May Shannon, of Cohoes. 11 girl scarcely
six years old, 011 May 18 last, and his
crime was one of the most revolting
and shocking in the history of criminal
annals in t-lie ucinity of Albany.
He gave tlie girl some pennies aud
induced her TO accompany him lo
an out-of-the-way place, where he out
raged and injured her so badly that
death soon ended her sufferings. He
threw the body in the river, where it
remained undiscovered for two weeks.
Suspicion at once fell upon Davis and
he was speedily convicted.
Both electrocutions were made suc
Demented Woman Jumps to Death In a
lilg Store In Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 29.—Mary Walsh threw
herself over the banister from the
third floor in a big State street store at
six o'clock Monday night nnd was
crushed to deatli by the fall 011 the til
ing of the main lioor. A panic was
created in the crowded store. The
woman was partially demented. She
left her home, 5415 Princeton avenue,
during the morning nnd was last seen
tin the street about a block from the
store. The police had been asked to
find the woman a few hours before she
took her life.
IIIU Speaks at Cleveland.
Cleveland, O., Oct. 29.—Senator IHll,
of New \orlc, Monday night addressed
an audience of 0,000 or 7,000 people at
Saengerfest hall in this city. The sen
ator conllned himself to national issues,
pointing out the difference between tlie
democratic and republican parties. He
was given an enthusiastic reception.
HID content raged
in South Bute
shire with a fury
even in that
6turdy English
The torles did
not want to fight, but, by jingo, if they
did—1 and the radicals of Tottenham
had lor years only wanted a man to
lead them. They had now found him
in Jeremiah Clink, of Sharpus & Clink,
solicitors his firm had long acted fcr
one of the leading "trade protection
societies" in Rottenham, which gave
him power in quarters where he wanted
popularity and with the rest of the
constituency his success surprised
everyone, including himself. Having
cultivated mustard and cress from boy
hood, first on his sponge and subse
quently in an old chocolate box, and
having recently developed a pear tree
and a potato patch in his back garden,
ho posed as an authority on matters
agricultural and promised more in the
name of his party than any candidate
had ever promised before. The agri
cultural laborer was attracted by what
he understood to be the prospect of
free land for the asking and Rotten
hamites, who had been contented with
six geraniums in flower pots and a
tomcat, now dreamed of acres of fertilo
soil tenanted by the contemplated
cow and the prolific—or, as a local
speaker phrased it, "profligate"—pig.
Sir George Red worthy, who had repre
sented the constituency in the con
servative interest for fifteen years, felt
that he had his work cut out and he
buckled to like a man. It was annoy
ing-to be interrupted at such a time by
domestic questions but love, which
laughs at locksmiths, jeers at politi
cians, aud his eldest son and MiBS
Dorothy Ditchford, the rector's daugh
ter, selected the morning of the nomi
nation day for informing him that
they had resolved to become man and
wife at an early date, subject to his
consent. Needless to say, Dick Red
worthy met with a very unpleasant re
ception when he broached the subject
in the library after breakfast, and that
Dolly Ditchford entered an hour later
with a beating heart to see what she
could do. She was a great favorite
with the old gentleman, but he had
never before regarded her in the light
of a future daughter-in-law time flies,
and he had always thought her a child.
After ten minutes' talk with her he
knew that if she was only just out of
her teens she was certainly a child no
"Well, my little girl," ho said, good
humoredly, "if I get in again, and the
party is in power, I dare say I can get
them to give Dick something to keep
him going till I am under the daisies.
1 never asked it for anything before."
"But suppose they don't get in?" said
Dolly, ruefully.
"Well, you'll have to wait but mind,
I can't have any engagement till the
election is over. Meanwhile, you make
everyone in the parish vote right, and
you'll have done your best to help, eh?
They won't be able to say no to you
My agent tails mo I shall only win by
a few, if at all," and Sir George took
up his pen. Dolly went to tho door,
hesitated, and came baclc. "Sir
"CfeOfge," oYic "oalcv, ivyly, "It you get
into parliament, may we bo engaged,
"Bless my soul," said Sir George,
looking up. "If I keep my seat,
though, I don't know what I won't
consent to if I loso it, I advise Dick
and everybody else to keep clear of me
for a bit."
"If I can get him a dozen votes, and
ho only wins by ten or so, he'll feel he
owes it to me, and then I am suro ho
will say yes," said Dolly to Dick as
they walked up among the shrubbery,
"and you can tell my father then."
And that afternoon she went into the
village with a sheaf of leaflets in her
hand, and failed miserably when
heckled on topics of the very existence
of which she had never heard before.
As a matter of fact, she won votes for
the squire without knowing it, but she
was nearly crying at what she thought
was her want of success, when she
met Dick Redworthy as she came out
of the last cottage. She felt better
after leaving him, and better still
when she had had a gallop after tea.
It may bo mentioned that the downs
of South Bilk*hire are free to every
one, and there was nothing surprising
in Dick Redworthy taking a ride there,
It was a tug of war with a vengeance,
and there were many interests to be
considered. "Sir George's ticket at
the army and navy stores is No.
was the placard which met the baronet
one day in Rottenham, borne by a doz
en sandwich men, with all th» small
tradesmen rushing to their -rs to
look at it. "Ask Mrs. Clink where slio
got her rod silk stockings," was the
counterblast which brought matters
level. Dorothy Ditchford had met the
radical candidate's wifo in the "hosiery
department" at tho stores a few days
after it was known that Mr. Clinl:
would stand and that scarlet would bo
his color, and Dorothy had an observ
ant eye. ller own blue and orange hat
was a "dream," worked out under her
own directions by a Rottenham
modiste. It was in the window for
three days and sho saw herself dis
tinctly reflected by the belles of Rot
tenham at every turn. When she had
done the parish sho went further
afield, and tho rectory pair did some
hard trotting in those few fleeting
days. "They all say they think the3''U
vote for your father if I'll drive them
to the poll. Some of them can't walk,
poor old things," said Dorothy, and
she lined tho family wagonette with
brown holland and decked it with blue
and yellow, while the horses' blinkers
could not be seen for ribbons. They
were a sober pair of nags, but with
her on the box they did wonders on
the great day. The effort, however,
was reserved for the evening, when
tho men got homo from work.
"Shall we be there by eight?" asked
Dorothy, as Dick Redworthy dashed
by her in his dogcart, nearly swinging
two of his father's stanehest support
ers into space as they turned into Rot
terham road. "We've got a grand load
—nino votes, seven of whom I thought
were going the other way."
I don't know that there's much'
hurry, miss," said the old man who
was standing behind her (he vis Sir
George's head keeper). "Bill Stumps
says this lot's wrong 'uns all through,
and I reckon he's right."
"Wrong 'uns?"
es, miss. They'vo got the nquiro's
colors on to get you to drive them to
the poll. That's their littlo joke, that
ist" saidjpld Harry Blaokwater,serially..
ana mil stumps, the linderkeepet1,
nudged him and told him not Is make,
a row. But the men behind were all:..
singing a patriotic song loudly and
merrily. Miss Ditchford thought she
caught a few words in it which were
not in the original when she com
posed it. 1
"I won't drive them," she said, be-,
ginning to pull up.
"Better be careful, miss they're
desprit lot, and there's only two ot
us," said Bill Stumps.
Dorothy set her lips she was not in'
the habit of feeling afraid.
"Ain't there any ancient woter to be
collcoted up Deadman's hill way,
miss?" whispered Bill Stumps, with a
Dorothy laughed, too round went
the horses into a narrow lane, and up
an incline dignified by the name of
"Hi, miss! you're going the wrong:
way," cried John Bradds behind her.
He was a cobbler from Clay Lane, and
a radical as she thought till she found
him waiting to be taken to the poll
with a blue and orange rosette in his
"You're going wrong! Turn round
or we'll be late!" cried some one else.
Can't turn," said Dorothy, decisive
ly, glancing at the hedges on both
sides of her. Presently the road got
wider, and she had to acknowledge
she could tarn.
"Tip the whole cartload into the
ditch, miss," whispered Bill Stumps
I'll take care o' you." But she re
fleeted that the hedge was low and the
field boyond flinty, and to turn a van
load of poachers out in cold blood was
one thing, but when it included roll
ing with them, even in the protecting
grasp of tobaccoey Bill Stumps, it,,
looked an unpleasant prospect. And]
she drove back into the Rottenham
road thinking with satisfaction, as
she glanced at the tiny watch iu the
bangle Dick had given hor that morn
ing, that Ave minutes were gone, and
it was quite a quarter to eight, and a:
good mile from the polling station.
They were shouting to her to hurry up,:
led by John Bradds, the cobbler, and
Bill Stumps and the headkeeper wero
turning round to face the angry men
in the wagonotte. She was glad she:.:
had allowed no one on the box besldo::
her. The hedge looked soft and green,
And she said "O, Dickl" again next
morning when ho galloped up to the
rectory to say that Mr. Crookinger's
brake had driven up the night before
at exactly thirty seconds past eight,
and that the poll had been declared
with a majority of twenty-three in Sir
George's favor, and she added:
"There were twenty at least in the
big brake, and I had seven ol them in
the wagonette."
So the engagement was announced'
that day.—St. James Budget.
is Pain
Would an upset hurt her very rnuoh?
There was a good deal of holly just
there. But the question was not left
entirely for hor to settle. What was it
coming up behind? There was a radi-i
cal horse dealer at Rotterham (a!
"coper," Dick Redworthy called him)
whom Sir George had once fined for_&&_
assautfc- -Sg-had^been taking-voters to
tho poll all day in his biggest four
horse brake.
Up it came, brimfull, at a furious
pace behind her, with Mr. Crooklnger
himself on the box. "Out of the way
there!" ho shouted, while those behind
him jeered and hooted at Sir George's
"You've plenty of room," said Dolly
to herself, and she did not give way an
inch. "Out of the way!" they yelled.
She says she did not pull to the
right, but some of tUem say she did,
and she certainly looked round as the
leaders came up, but she kept her pair
back, and they had not been doing,
more than a steady six miles an hour
for at least three hundred yards when
Mr. Crookinger let his horses go with
a curse. There was a grinding crash,
and in tho next second Dorothy Ditch
ford was looking as dignified as Bhe
could in the middle of a privet bush,
hoping that the horses were not going
to kick, and that her father's carriago
was not injured. It had two wheels in
the ditch, and the other two wero
spinning round aimlessly clear of tho
"I'm afraid they were in time," sho
said to Dick Redworthy five minutes
later, when he picked, her up with his
dogcart. "They had ten minutes to
do it in by my watch."
"Then I'll lay against them, Dolly,"
he said. "I put that little watch five
minutes slow just before I gave it to
you, to keep you longer with me."
"Oh, Dick!" she said, "how could
I: -S
F®® _ST. A COBS Jp
Brother aud Sister Slractc hy a Train lu a
Sr. Lou:* Suburb.
St. Louis, Oct. 29.—Willie and Mattie
Yaughun, aged six ami eiy lit .yeanj, re
spectively, whose parents live at 4118
Gratiot street, were run over by a train
011 tlie St. Louis, Keokuk NorMiwt
ern railway at Forsyth junction, nea?
Forest l'urk, Monday cveningaud killed.
The children stepped from one track
tlic other to avoid a train and got in
front of another train, 'ihey were hor
ribly mangled. ,v

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