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Minneapolis News.
Testimony of Many of the
Defense's Principal Wit
nesses Is Heard.
3lemories in Some Instances Were
Defective—Attorney SmitU File-*
Affidavit of Complaint Because
His Life Was Threatened.
The first day for the defense in the
celebrated Gardntr bribery case was not
lacking in climaxes. In the nrst place
the defense placed on the stand nearly all
of their star witnesses; in the second
place one of their witnesss was fined $5
in open court by Judge Harrison for dis
cbodience of orders given him by the
court bailiff; In the third plact: Assistant
Ct unty Attorney Smith filed an affidavit
of complaint against one Anderson, who
•ys, threatened his life if ht div not
let up on his persecution of Mayor Ames
and the boys.
Ilav of General Denial.
■ I fined a diy
denial. AH til • v.
- ■ li.id very poor memories ex
•■■ to certain matters. They
all absolutely positive that they had
heard of an "big mitt" joints that
ton in November, and they
[ually positive that they never
from the "big mit
ti_r" for protection, and some of them did
not know and had never even seen
"Billy" Edwards or Crossman or any of
perators that swore they were given
Mayor Ames could not tell for what
«c he had appointed Gardner spe
i-ial police, but he did know that he re
d his commission two months after
bad appointed him. There is no
i in the office, however, to show
ti ;it such a revocation was ever entered
in the books at headquarters. The prin
cipal duties which Gardner performed, ac
cording to the mayor, was the carrying
of messages between the mayor's medi
cal office and the chief of police, and at
rime he did order Gardner to sit
Mayor 111 at Ea.se.
The mayor was evidently ill at ease \
■while he was on the stand, and answered j
all the questions put to him by the as- |
sistant county attorney in a somewhat i
labored manner. There were many point
ed questions put to him tending to show
his knowledge, if any, of the rec-lv
ing of bribes and guaranteeing im
munity to the crooks. All these, as a
matter of course, were flatly and forcibly
After Attorney Smith was through with
ci -examination of the mayor. Robert
.Corman was called for the purpose of
telling a conversation he had with Ed
wards while they were both inmates of
the county jail. The language which Ed
wards used was in substance as follows:
"I've been thrown down: it's a job.
Loon?is, my attorney, threw me down,
and I have $5,000 or $6,000 which I will use
to throw them down." Gorman swore
positively that Edwards said the above
in a loud voice twelve times.
' man has served two sentences in the
penitentiary at Stillwater, one for bur
glary and one for grand larceny, and has
also served minor sentences in the county 1
jail and workhouse: %
Police Inspector Charles Nelson was
placed on the stand to testify to Edwards'
reputation for truth and veracity, he said
"Norm" King told him he was an "all
rcund rat crook." that was about all he
knew of Edwards.
Supt. Fred. W. Ames was then called.
He denied having any knowledge of "big
mitt" games beifg in operation, or that
he had received or accepted any bribes,
■and that the first time he met Edwards
was when Officer - Zalusky brought him
into headquarters after he had beat a
man out of $20 in the joint on Sixth
street. He claims -that at that time he
told Edwards to leave town, as he would
not stand for his playing cards for a
living in the city, as it was contrary to
He admitted that Ed Connor tried to
interview him one Sunday afternoon in
Thompson's drug store regarding the op
erations of "skin" games in the city. His
reason for evading the interview was
that papers always got his language
twisted, and further that he did not care
to talk with Connor, or to take any sug
gestions fiom him as rega**s to the best
methods of running the police department.
Per Capita Tax Reduced and Same
Grand Aerie Offices Abolished.
Yesterday was a busy day for the Fra
ternal Order of Eagles. The committee
who had in charge the revision of the
constitution presented its report, and it
was acted upon as a whole and adopted.
Under the present constitution the state
deputies are supreme in their territory,
under the old constitution they were un
der the control of the general officers.
The office of chaplain and outside guar
dian of the grand aerie were abolished
by the new code. The per capita tax was
also reduced from $1 to 50 cents.
The resolution which provided that no
grand worthy president should succeed
himself in office was defeated. There
was a friendly and spirited debate on this
question, but those who were opposed to
it won out, and the friends of the meas
ure, who, on the preceding day, claimed
that the vote on the resolution would in
a measure decide the choice for the
presidency for the ensuing year, now
claim that many supporters of candi
dates, other than Del Gary Smith, vote*
against the resolution, and that their
candidates are just as strong now as they
were before the resolution was defeated
The supporters of Dr. Schwatka * the
Baltimore candidate, are .Jl confident of
(O jtihj&i£w+* Laxative promo-Quinine Tablets,
r* </S"'V" r «r«S'C*^ the remedy that cures a cold in one day.
Capital, $1,5004)00 Non-Assessable Treasury, $1.000 000
* 58S acres of the famous Mother
Lode in Tuolumne County,
6 large veins from 3 to 40 feet
wide, assays from J7.23 to
$85 per ton
Water right of 10,000 inches in
Stanislaus River
Timber for all purposes on
A tunnel proposition, 1,000 feet
of ore above tunnel, no ex
pensive machinery to operate
Send for prospectus and reports. Address applications for stock and
m ake remittance, payable to p McALEER A 00.
success, while those who favor the re
election of Del Cary Smith, claim that
their man will win in a walk. The dele
gates who are not pledged for any par
ticular candidate think that it is any
body's flg>ht yet.
Another change in the constitution pro
vides that the committee on credentials
shall meet two days before the opening of
the session. Under the old rule they set
on the opening day of the session, and
necessarily the work of the body was de
layed just one day fQr this reason, as
nothing could be done until all delegates
were seated.
Darin*? Cyclist Accomplishes What
Others Were Hurt in Attempting.
The loop has been looped! and the dar
ing feat has been achieved by a Minne
apolis cyclist. Josiah Dougherty is his
name; he lives at 33 North Sixteenth
street.' -; „ ... ■„ n Va -
Last night just as the whistles: "were
blowing at 6 o'clock he walked backwards
slowly up the incline which runs to the
loop at an angle of 34 degrees, examining
every inch of the pathway as he went.
He had spent the day planning how he
should ride. He had seen John Larson,
the first local rider, fall from the top of
the loop in the morning, and, as if fired
for a catapult shoot clear beyond the
r.et that had been stretched to catch
him, smashing an electric light in his
way and falling: heavily to the ground.
This did not deter him one whit, it
only made him more cautious. He had
watched carefully every detail of Lar
son's ride; he saw that the "plugger"
came down the incline bending over his
handle bars as if sprinting in a race, so
he took an erect position, with his saddle
as far back as it would go, almost stand
in up. ■ ...
Harry Cooper, the cycle dazzle - river,
who started him was quivering witii
excitement. ■
"Keep cool," said Dougherty, 'and send
me off straight."
Below him about fifty spectators stood
silent, almost breathless with anxiety.
There was a pause, and then Dougherty
came down the exact center of the black
line as straight as an arrow.
When he struck the curve on the as
cent he described the circle of the loop
in a flash and before it could be realized
almost the danger to him was over. Then
came a fall, and Dougherty, instead of
shooting forward on the runway which
had been prepared to allow him to check
his speed, fell from his wheel. He was j
on his feet before anybody could reach
him. exclaiming, 'I wonder what made
the wheel slip that way."
Johu Larson Had Narrow MMcajic at
Elks' Fair Yesterday.
John Larsen, well known in the city, at
tempted to "loop the loop" at the -bJlits*
fair yesterday forenoon, and his lirst at
tempt was a failure. Ha came down th-2
incline at a terrific rate of speed, but in
stead of ' the wheel following the black
mark Which would lead him to the apex
of the loop and around in safety, it ran
off the loop entirely about half way up.
The. wheel and rider /went straight into
( the" air for about ten feet and landed
with consierable- force about fifty feet
Everyone who witnessed the perform
ance was of the opinion that I.arsen
would surely be killed, and much to their
surprise he picked himself up, and ap
parently none the worse from his first
trial of the feat that is at the present
time attracting world-wide attention.
The wheel was badly damaged, but Lar
sen escaped with but a slight cut on
his hand. He at once declared 'that he
was ready to try it again.
Body of Boy Drowned Three liny*
Aro Xot Recovered.
Stanislaw I<zilzek, a Polish boy fight
years of age, residing with his parents
ai 2315 First street north, fell off a sciw
into the river near his home lasc Tues
day and was drowned. Ft is claimed that
the matter was immediately reported to
the police, and an officer near the place
where the accident occurred is reported
to have said to the parents: "Oh, go and
dig the boy out yourselves." This was
all the satisfaction they got.
Up to the present time the body has
not been recovered, and it is not known
whether the police have done anything to
try and locate it at the place where the
drowning occurred.
Synod Decides on La Crosse for .Mesrt
Annual Meeting.
The English Evangelical Lutheran
synod spent yesterday in discussing the
question of accepting the invitation of the
Augiistana synod to unite with it at its
Erglish conference. The invitation was
is;;ued several months ago. After a full
discussion of the proposition it was de
cided not to unite, but an arrangement
was made for some sort of a joint meet
The synod decided to meet at L.a Crosse
next year for their annual convention.
The following churches were admitted to
the synod: Sc. Mark's, of North Minne
apolis: Trinity, of West Duluth, and Holy
Trinity, of Lindstrom.
The report of the committee on the his
tory of the synod was accepted. the
work is an elaborate one, printed in book
form and profusely illustrated with half
Rev. J. H. Harpster, D. D., spoke last
nig-ht of the work in India. Rev. A. J.
Reichart spoke on Porto Rico. The Sun
day school convention will be held today.
Lieut. Thorpe. Who Saw Lava Uust
From Mount Pelee.
Lieut. George Cyrus Thorpe, formerly
a newspaper man of this city, now in
the United States marine service, is here
on a leave of absence. While engaged
in ncunting guns in the naval station in
the island of Culebra he was badly pois
oned in the ankle, from some source
which has not been discovered. Recovery
has been very slow, but at present it is
well advanced.
Mr. Thorpe says the government is in
stalling a powerful naval station in the
island of Culebra. During the eruption
of Mount Pelee lava dust floated as far
as Forto Rico.
Sjolilum Snes for Large Stun.
The $10,000 libel suit of P. J. Sjoblom. of
the Minneapolis Telegram, against Walter
E. Atkins, of the South Minneapolis
Press, went On trial before Judge Pond
yesterday afternoon. H. V. Mercer ap
pears for the plaintiff and A. B. Jackson
for the defense
Editor Atkins is charged with having
libeled the plaintiff in several different
issues of his paper. There is considerable
feeling over the matter between the prin
cipals, and both sides have many strong
We can mine and mill our ore
at a cost not exceeding $1.50
per ton
We can -within one year have
property developed and on a
dividend basis
Early in 1903, we will without
a doubt pay handsome divi
dends to our stockholders
Attempt to Amend the Anti-Anarchy
Bill Is Resolution as to
, Gen. Wood's Salary Tabled—Sen
ator liauuu Finishes His Canal
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 6.—Gen
eral debate on the anti-anarchy bill
closed in the house today. The incident
of the day was a speech by Mr. Richard
son, an Alabama Democrat, condemning
the president in severe terms for the ref
erence, in his Memorial day oration at
Arlington, to the epithets applied to Lin
coln and Grant in the Civil war, and for
bis allusions to lynchings. He declared
that the president's remarks violated the
proprieties of the occasion.
Mr. Littlefielci made a legal argument
of an hour and a half in closing the de
bate on the anarchy bill. The section of
the senate bill providing a bodyguard for
the president was stricken from the sen
ate bill as a precaution in case the house
substitute failed. An effort was made
to strike from the first section of the sub
stitute the words limiting the crime of
killing the president to the president in
his official capacity, but the motion was
lost—63 to 89.
Gen. Wood's Compensation,
Mr. Hull (Iowa), chairman of the com
mittee on military affairs, reported back
the resolution requesting information as
to salary or other compensation paid to
Gen. Leonard Wood during the occupa
tion of Cuba. The committee recommend
ed that it lie on the tabie.
Mr. Richardson, the minority leader,
asked if the resolution was not debata
ble. When the speaker responded in the
negative, Mr. Bartlett (Ga.) formally
made the point of order that, being a
resolution of inquiry, end not having
been reported to the house within a week
after its introduction, it became privi
leged and was debatable. The speaker
overruled the point of order.
On a rising vote there were 77 votes for
Mr. Hull's motion and 55 against it. the
division being on party lines, with the ex
ception that Mr. Grosvenor (Omao) voted
with the Democrats. Mr. Hay (Va.) de
manded the ayes and nays, and the roll
was caHed. The resolution was laid upon
the table—loo to 72, a strict party vvte
Mr. Grosvenor voting with his Republic
an colleagues on the motion.
Hanna Finishes for Panama.
The senate resumed consideration of the
isthmian canal bill, Mr. Hanna (Ohio)
continuing his argument in support of
the Panama canal. The Ohio senator de
clared that no political considerations
were involved in the canal problem. He
presented the opinions of eighty-three
shippers and pilots in favor of the Pana
ma route as against the Nicaragua route,
for many reasons, which they cited.
He urged that the construction of the
Nicaragua canal was beset with un
known difficulties, while the construction
of the Panama canal was "an open
book. ' He laid particular stress on the
danger to the Nicaragua route from vol
canoes, and urged that it was not good
business policy to ignore those dangers
in a project involving an expenditure of
$200,000,000. Mr. Hanna appealed to the
senate to consider the matter as a busi
ness proposition, and with some feeling
repudiated the suggestion that th;se fa
voring the Panama route were not in fa
vor of any canal.
The senate passed the bill to pay $1,012
to Frank C. Darling, of Minnesota, for
damages done by the Sioux Indians.
Both .'Accept Invitation to Speak at
Tilden Club Meeting. ,
ALBANY, N." V., June 6.—A committee
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Find the two keepers of these groim ds and their dog. "
kiniln" On ee s° a tJ?he er S idae y' 3 """^ 'f*~™™ in tree* «* *«* of castle; *
representing the Tilden Club of New
York, had a conference with former Sen
ator David B. Hill this afternoon and an
nounced that he had accepted the invita
tion of the club to attend a meeting under
its auspices in New York city on June 19
and deliver an address.
Former President Grover Cleveland
has also accepted an invitation to be
present and speak at that time.
United States Case Ag-afnst Russia
Comes Ip at The Hague.
WASHINGTON, D. C. June 6.-As
sistant Secretary of State H. H. D.
Peirce will sail from New York on the
17th for Europe to present at The Hague
the <losing chapters of the case of the
United States in he Russian sealing
claims. The arbitrator, Dr. Asser, a dis
tinguished Dutch publicist, will begin the
financial hearing on the 27th inst.
The amount claimed by the owners of
United States sealing vessels seized by
the Russians off the Siberian coast Is
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Protective Axxociution Meets X*jr.t
nt Indianapolis. - ■
PORTLAND, Or., Jure 6.-The national
convention of the Travelers' Protective
association today selected Indianapolis
as the place of meeting: in 1903, and elect
ed the following officers: - :,* - »,-.;
President. Howard "W. Peake Texas
vice president," D. R. Havener," N Minne
sota; national directors. J. W. McDonald
Missouri; Ben G. Thompson Indiana- C l
Frank "yVizzon, Illinois. ~~. JJiaiana ' c
\ >"ew System of Meat Delivery.
.CHICAGO, June 6.-The packing houses
cf Chicago are preparing to introduce
more modern methods into their system
of t meat delivery for city trade: They
will use the railway lines. : During- the
recent strike of the teamsters, it is said
it was- given a thorough and successful
test. Once in effect, the packers ■ will re
driver one-fourth the Present force of i
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High Water In West and Jfortliwe*t
. Delays Traffic and Injures -
»the Crops.
ST. PAUL, Neb., June 6.—A rainfall of
between three and four inches within
frur hours has caused a flood in thts
part of Central Nebraska. The town of
Dannaberg, nine miles from here, was
inundated by a rise In Oak creek, which
runs through the town. At 6 o'clock this
evening the water stood three feet deep
in the streets and was steadily rising. It
was entering first floors of stores and
residences and people were moving to
higher ground.
The railroads are suffering, the Union
Facific having its tracks washed out, and
the Burlington losing a bridge between
Farwell and Ashton. Much stock has
been drowned.
BEATRICE, Neb., June 6.—The flood
caused by the Cortland cloudburst, reach
ed this city during the forenoon and has
practically cut oft" the city from outsitie
communication by railway. All the bot
tom lands and residences along the
cicek are under water. There is eight
feet of water in the Union Pacific round
house. Nearly all of the Union Pacific
track between this city and Pickereli is
under water and trains are unable to
proceed either way.
The main line of the Burlington is bad
ly washed out and trains had to be sent
tl.iough this city to Jay.
Families in the low lands of this city
were warned several hours before the
flood reached here'and were able to get
to places of safety, but did not have time
to remove their belongings.
DES MOINES. lowa, June C—Central
Icwa suffered last night from a most se
vere rain storm. Damage was done to
highways, railway tracks and in many
cases to buildings as w^ll as to the grow
ing crops. The Baptist chtfreh at
Webster City was struck by lightning
and the steeple split from top to bot
Mitchellville reports that the corn
planted on the slopes was washed away
and will require r. planting.
At Clarinda 5.24 inches fell inside of
three hours and in Dcs Moines 3.14 inches
were recorded by the weather bureau.
At La Porte, the bridge belonging to the
Celar Rapids, Burlington <fc Northern was
washed away and 1,000 feet of track
At Reinhrck on the Great Western the
track was washe.i away for some
distance, while trait:.,- at Gladbrook were
delayed for ten hours.
MITCHELL, S. D., June 6.—Last night
the greatest rain Btonn in years did much
damage here. Floors of residences were
flooded and streets were like rivers.
Seven inches of water fell in an hour.
KANSAS CITY. Mo., June C.-Trains
from Kansas and Oklahoma are arriving
one or more hours late. The Santa Fe
has been the worst sufferer. Crops on
bottom lands have been overfiowed and
damaged and in Southern Oklahoma the
wheat harvest has been suspended owing
to rain.
The most serious farm loss is reported
nfar Emporia, Kan., where the usually
unimportant Neosho river has become a
sheet five miles wide.
SAVANNAH, Til.. June 6.-A cyclone
passed through York township today,
totally destroying ten burns and one
church, as far as learned, and unrooting
many other buildings. Many cattle and
horses are reported killed, but no loss of
human life is reported. A storm from.
the northwest intercepted one from the
southwest, forming the tornado. Heavy
rains followed the stor/n. The rcfads are
impassable and trains from the Kast cut
off by washouts on the Milwaukee road.
CLARINDA, lowa, June 6.--Seven
inches of rain fell here last night between
the hours of 5 and 7 o'clock. Thousands
oC dollars' worth of property was
destroyed here and the damage to crops
in this vicinity is inestimable.
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To Peorla, i
„ _„■:. and Oskaloonn.--
On and after June Bth. through trains
with Pullman sleepers will leave St. Paul
"daily at 7:00 p. m., -arriving Marshall
town 3:10 a. m., Oskaloosa 5:10 a. m,
| Mcnmouth 9:08 a. m., Peorja 11:30 a. m.
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Tickets on sale every Saturday and
Sunday via Chicago Great Western Rail
way, good to return by any train on fol
lowing Monday. Hates for the ro»nd
trip: Red Wing. $1.22; Cannon Falls.
$1.17; Northfleld. $1.16; Faribault. 57-
Morristown. - $1.89; Waterville, $1.96; Ely
sian, $2.14; Madison T^ake. $2.35. For fur.
ther information inquire of J. N. Storr
City Ticket Agent, corner. Fifth and
Robert streets,. St. Paul. Minn.
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<£ove and a Man.
Copyright, 1902, by Daily Story Pub. Co. j
The glow of the electric light fell soft
ly upon the rich tapestries, the elegant
furnishings and the rare paintings, and
lingered amid the blonde hair of a young
man, who, in slippers and smoking
Jacket, was reclining in a Morris chair
before a grate, reading a paper.
The man was scarcely more than a
y< uth and his smooth-shaven face was
free from lines of trouble or of care. But
I in his quiet eyes a certain sadness slum
bered, as though real happiness, real con
tentment, were not his.
Presently a woman, robed in an evening
gewn of pale blue satin, pushed aside
the portieres and, seeing him, paused,
smiling. Her hair fell over her shoul
dtrs like a golden cataract tumbling into
a blue sea, and her eyes were like the
skies of June—peacefully blue and tender.
Jewels sparkled at. her throat and on her
linger*, and a pink flush brightened her
cheeks, like the. earth is brightened by
the first pink rose the sun holds up
through the dewey mist of dawn.
The young man did not move; he did
■ not glance up from bis paper, although
the woman coughed slightly, very slight
ly, on-ce or twice.
Finally she walked smilingly across the
room and, pausing behind his chair, rest
ed her arms upon his shoulders and pet
ted his cheeks. He gianced up into her
face and her smile doepeaod, showing a
shadowy dimple in her cheek.
"Hello, Agnes," he said, simply, turn
ing his eyes back to his paper.
The woman removed her arms from his
shoulders and stood quite still and erect,
a thumb and finger toying with a lock
of his hair and wisstfulness creeping into
her eyes.
"I—l did not know you had come, Ray
mond," she faltered.
"I have been here ten minutes," he
returned. "I did not think it necessary
to sound a trurr.fpet when I arrived."
The color left the woman's face and her
lips trembled, but she did not reply.
After awhile she walked to a window
and gazed out at the stars, while the
man turned his paper over and continued
his reading.
Once or twice the woman turned tier
head and glanced at the man, but she
did not speak and he did not look up.
Then she pushed a footstool to the side
of his chair and sat down upon it, let
ting her elbow reet upon his Knee and
gazed at tne coals in the grate.
"Please put down your paper, dear,"
she said. "I want to talk to you."
The paper dropped from the man's
fingers and for a moment he gazed In
silence at the woman's hair that glowed
like a golden crown in th« bright glare
of the electric light. Just the suggestion
of a frown stole across hia face and he
sighed softly.
olui the woman did not take her eyea
from the fire; she dixi not speak, and the
man took a cigar from his pocket and,
lighting it, threw the burning match Into
the grate.
"Well?" he asked. Impatiently.
"Raym/ond," she replied, very slowly,
"did you realise that tomorrow is the
anniversary of our wedding? We have
bf-en married three years tomorrow, Ray
Again a sigh escaped the man. It was
a very soft sigh, but the woman heard
it and glanced quickly, aearchingly into
his face. He did not return her glance,
but gazed silently itno the fire.
Badly she turned her face again towards
the glowing coals In the grate and sat in
silence for a long time.
"Well," repeated the man, finally,
"what of it, Agnes?"
"Raymond," she said, suddenly, lean
ing forward-and staring intently Into the
fire, "yo-u do not—you do not loye me any
more, do you?" There was a sob and
the man moved uneasily,
"I love you as much as I ever did,"
he replied, resignedly.
"As much as ever you did? Then
then, you never loved me, Raymond."
The other hesitated, chewing stubborn
ly at the end of his cigar. Then he re
plied, speaking softly, but deliberately:
"No, Agnes, I never truly loved you."
A sudden sob escaped the woman in
spite of her efforts to control herself, and i
the man's face darkened. But when the
woman spoke her voice was cairn and
"Why, then, did you marry me, Ray
"You know why I married you," he re
plied. "You know the parents of both
of us were anxious that we should wed.
Father never gave me a moment's peace I
until I agreed. He even threatened to j
disinherit me if I refused. And so—and j
so—oh, well, 1 was young and—l d dn't
much care."
"Then it was my money and not me,
you married, "Raymond?"
"; "Well. yes, I suppose so," he replied,
blowing a; cloud of j sm.te Into the . air.
"Yes. I ;■; suppose it was on account of
your money that tfi"e folks wanted me to
marry you. But I didn't -«are for your
money, Agnes; you know I didn't. I
haven't touched a cent of it."
He leaned forward and flicked th- Uft
from his cigar into the flames, while tbe
woman sat perfectly still, watching the
"While I didn't care particularly for
you," he continued patronizingly, "there
was no one else I loved, and so I didn't
I much care. Having a fortune of my own,
I thought that perhaps it was proper that
I should marry a woman of means. The
folks wanted it, the world expected it,
and—[ agreed."
"I see," said the woman, quietly.
The man bent forward and rested his'
hand upon the gold of the woman's hair.
"I have tried to be a good husband to
you, Agnes," he said. "1 have endeavor
ed to provide you all the luxuries to
which you have been accustomed. I have
never denied you anything I thought
would add to your happir
The woman looked u;> suddenly. Her
eyes were intensely bright. A bright red
spot glared on r-ach cheek.
"Raymond." .she said, "y. v have lavish
ed your wealth upon me, but you have
denied me everything."
"I't'nied you everything?" he cried al
moat angrily.
"Yes, you have denied me that wh'ch
is everything to a wife—Urn love of her
husband. That is everything, Raymond."
She arose slowly and crossed the room.
Under the portieres she pan* d
glanced back at the .man sitting with his
chin resting In his hand and gazing at
the dying embers on the hearth.
"I—l—uo not blame you, dear," sh'
said with a so!>. "Perhaps— perhaps- I
would not—mind, if —if—l laved you 1
• • •
When her husband entered, Agn. j g-ive
a startled cry.
"Oh, Raymond," she ex Ray
mond, dear, what has ha]
His face was ashen; Ms eyes were doll
tod listless; his hands were trem
Helplessly he staggered to a chat]
covered his face with his hands, while
she stood beside him, terror in her eyes
her lips dumb. "It ia al! gone!" the mv!
groaned. "It is all gone, Agnea-all
"All gone?" she asked. "You mean "
He clutched the aims of his chair des
"The corner." he cried. "I tried to pro
tect it; I tried to head them off but I
couldn't, I couldn't. The bottom fell out
and—and—oh, God!"
He sprang to his feet and strode across
»»room- Then he turned suddenly
Agnes," he cried, "we are beggars
we are pennllesa. Everything is gone""'
rso, dear," she replied, almost i
fully, 'not everything. My money is
youra. dear, all yours."
He turned away his head and gr.-w still
paler. His lips narted and he tried to
speak, but could not. H,_- held out l i.s
hands to her as one who is groping W
the dark.
"It, ls sone, Agnes," he groaned a 1
UO'l, Agnes, forgive me—but I tr
tried to save myself, and I used your
money, too. And it is gone—all gone!"
His* hands dropped to his side in abso
lute helplessness. The woman pat her
arms around his neck and he felt the
Silk of hep tresses against his cheek
'No, dear," she whispered, "all ia not
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I gone, for my love tor you remains, and
"But you are penniless," ho said- "you
have nothing." '
"No, I have nothing:," she sail very
slowly, very sadly. "I have nothing not
even—your love. But I will not com
plam J , am—your wife. Raymond, and
1 will help.. we can rent some of our
rooms; [ will take pupils in music and
you—you can certainly do something "
I can do something:. I will do some
thing, ho cried resolutely. "l-i—
God bless you, Agnes." /
The man eat ln a chair and watched
his wife as she walked to a small tabio
In th.- corner of the room and commenced
arranging some roses in a vase
As she bent over the nowers the 'low
of the electric light sltstenwl softly
upon the wonderful gold of h«: ha!r
And the man sat immovable, fascinated
by the beauteous picture. She turned
her bead slightly and he saw the soft
gleam of her cheek and the shadows
playing around her dimple
A thrill swept through him and ho
bowed his head In silent worship. Then
he raised his head again, and she un
conscious of his newly awakened \\vvu
tion. smiled at the roses in her hand and
hummed a love song, soft and tender
Impulsively the man caught her hand
in his and pressed her finger tips to his
lips. She turned and faced him in won
der, and he took her in his* arms an«T"
tangied his fingers ln the gold of her
She tried to speak, but he folded her
arms around his neck and covered her
face with kisses. Then he smiled down
Into her eyes. Her lips parted, but she
could not speak. For a moment she
gazed Into his earnest face, the light ot
inc-ff&ble happiness shining Jn her eyes
And then
"Little sweetheart," he cried. "I love
you; I love you."
And then—her arms tightened around
his neck; her head sank upon his shoul
der like a child's,, and he heard her cry
ing softly to herself.
"Tin- Pennsylvania Special.'
In addition to present through trains,
the Pennsylvania Lines will, on Sunday,
June 15th, inaugurate their 20 Hour Pas
senger Service between Chicago and N'esv
York leaving Chicago daily at 12 o'clock
The Equipment of the new train will be
up to date, and it will be known a» "The
Pennsylvania Special"—running through
from Chicago to New York in 20 hour*.
For particular Information, please call
upon or address H. R. Daring. Assistant
General Passenger Agent of the Pennsyl
vania Lines, 24S Clark Street. Chicigo.
IIHIcr 'lhun i:»« r
The Night Trains 1 an l 2, Western di
vision of the Omaha road, are now lim
ited trains in fact, and known as the
"Twin-City-Omaha Limited." The equip
ment is made up' in regular "limited"
form, with express arid mail e*trs next to
engine, then followed by composite buf
fet-library-smoking car, Omaha-Kansas
City sleeper, Sioux City Slcp - ri gjoux
Fails and Redneld simper"*, fallowed b/
the day coaches in the rear, and they
will run on the following time:
Leave Minneapolis S:2o p. ' i i., St. Paul
9:06, arrive Sioux City 5:30 a. ra., Omaha
8:50 a. m. Returning, leave Omaha 7:65
p. m.. Sioux City 11:10 p. m., arrive St.
Paul 7:33 a. m . Minneapolis 6:10 a. m.
All club comforts will be found in the
composite car. and before arrival "at ei
ther end of the line light luncheon can
be secured in the morning.

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