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I NEWS FROM CRAIG.
mm T. i ai Tl.. -n.... fYl Uiti TTJ F many iniereonu iiibiub ci um ium i cinity, Gathered By The Sentinel's 5 Wide-a-Wake Correspondent. Dr. Ester brook, of Watson, a graduate optician, was In Craig, Tuesday, looking for a permanent location, Miss Senilis Thomson arrived Sunday from Kulton, where she has been a student In the William Wood College for ulrls. Mrs. James Wright and little son arrived In the city Saturday from "Watson for a short visit with Mr. Wright's relatives. Connor Trice and wife came up from St. Joseph Sunday morning to Ult home folks over Sunday. They returned home Monday evening. The Odd Fellow banqueted t lie t r wives and children Saturday night with music. Ice cream and strawber ries. The Ilebekahswere also among the Invited guests, -Mr. Claude M. Lowe, of Kails City, Nebraska, came over Tuevlay morning to look after his residence property here and have It repaired and otherwise llxed up for future tenants. Presiding K clerC. II. Duncan, nf the St .loeph District, preached two very able sermons al the Methodist church Sunday morning and evening, lie held iiiarterly conference In the alternoon, (Jeorge lleatnn returned home from St. Joseph, where he has been attending High school during the winter, Oeorge was a member of the senlorclatsat the Cent rallllglischool, and graduated this spring with ered It. -Mrs. C W. Anlhal will leave Fri day for Payette to be In attendance at the graduating exercises of How ard I'ayne College, next week, Her daughter, Miss Trances, will gradu ate from that Institution at that time. Dr. Illll llennet.the native herb peddler, Is In town, once more. Dr. Illllmakesthe territory pretty regular,, and claims to be one of the greatest benefactors to the people of this community that has been In many years. Mrs. Mary Carroll returned to her home In Corning, Thursday evening, after spending the greater part of the past two months at the home of her sister, Mrs. John Cook, live ami ahalf miles south of town. I.lttle Willie Cook accompanied her. Mrs. (Ieorge Carlton went lo St Joseph, Tuesday morning, taking her two year old baby to thu hospital to tie operated on for a very serious rupture. It Is hoped that the little one will not sorter seriously, and that the operation will restore, eventually thu child to full life and vigor. Mr. John Staliler returned Sat urday from llochester, New '"' tienerai.sseiiii)iyoiiiiei'resujieriaiihlu,,B,llHH(Ml8was Kvt.n mally tu unurcn. i nciu joiiii uec ares inaiiie. mil a unu irip aim w uiugiiiiiemig was mm of the verv best that that lie. nomination has had In Its hlstorv. .... . .1 -tteoveriooKen, lasi wees-, stating that Miss lien Johnson .. 111. ...... wunni lie Die , Kngllsh teacher at Mnnleus, Mo. She was chosen to that place at a much moro advanced salary than Craig was paying. Miss Winifred Haw ley, who will teach the, Kngllsl: in the Craig High schools, Is contemplating spend ing the summer at Los Angeles, Cat. John McOlnnU and family came In home, Saturday, alter a twelve months' stay In Northern Montana. John will not say that he Is here to locate, but It looks very much like It. Well, John, we are glad to have you back In old Holt anyway, and we be lieve that way down deep In your lieart, you are glad to get back with us. Miss Winifred llawley came home from Hamburg, Iowa, Friday noon, where she lias been engaged In teach ing In the graded schools of that city. She was offered her place back in the Hamburg schools at an Increased alary, but she preferred to be at liome, so she accepted the olfer of the Kngllsh department In the High achool of Craig. Kecause of the recent rains and the bad conditions of the roads, the basket dinner and itiarterly confer ence at Kethel was abandoned and the Presiding Elder held the quar terly conference In Craig. It Is the Intention of the llethel folks to watt until more settled weather and better roads and then bold a Sunday school picnic and basket dinner. The contractor, A. F. l'arrlsh, lias completed a very modern and pretty cottage in the Ward and Price Addition this week. It is rumored Uiat Mr. Claude Welch will occupy trie property about June tint with hi newly wedded wife. Here's to you, Claude, and may all the Joys of the Juture be jouri, but you had ought riot to try to pull anything oil on us In that way. Tell us about It. Chester D. Watklns left Monday night for Danville, Iowa, where he will become the manager of a tele1 phone syttetn. Ills family will re' main here for a time, or until Chester can make the necessary arrangements for a home there. We are sorry to have this excellent fan.lly leave us, but the best wishes of the people of Craig follow them and wish them abJndant success In their new home, -I'rof. II. II. Tlbbels and family departed Thursday for Sheridan, Mo., to visit with the relatives of liotli Mr. and Mrs. Tlbbels. They stored their household elTecu until fall, when they will begin life again In an other part of the world. The profes sorts not decided as to his future ca rcer, but will engage In the manage' menl of Chautauqua meetings for the Jones Chautauiiia Company, during the summer. W. II. 1 1 tat on boarded the noin passenger Friday for llushnell, III ,to be piffiil at the decoration I )iy serv ices, hold In that city. Mrs. Ileaton ami a son, (ieorge, are resting In the heaullliil cemetery of llushnell. 1 1 Is likely that Mr Ileaton will remain In llushnell the greater part of the sum mer, as Kd. and his family arearraug Ing to vMi the racltlc Coast at an early date, ami will be gone for a con slderable time. waiter Tallleaterro, an express agent on the road between Hannibal and M. Louis, came In Saturday to visit old friends and see the old home place. Many will remember Walter as the bay that made his home will Mike Dunn some lirteen years ago. Waller Is a man grown now and Is hardly recognled by his old school mates and companions. He has been doing well In the world aud holds good portion He returned to his work Monday. I'red Anlhal arrived homo from Salisbury, Saturday, after having taught a very successful term of school as principal at that place. He will be with us until Friday, when he will go to Fayette to attend the Com- inuiiceinetil I'xurelses at Central Col ,.k.e) an, from lltfv Ue wm ,,. . I Miminer work at the I'nlverslty. Fred has been chosen principal of I he High schools at Cartervllle for the ensuing school year. -The "(lid Maids' Antl. Wed Club' held a business session at the home of Miss l.lllle Taylor last Wednesday night ami illsmUsed Miss I'm Smith from further communication with the club, It being understood that Miss Smith had broken thu obllga lions of the club and hud promised to Iipp.iiiih llii lirlii.t fir M..tt.!iiilM tii'tn but In order that she might have i hnlili, Imiiiv ri'llHCt Inns nn tin, llf., nf hel tllll , , (Uyh ,0 ,., migUt 'vmt ,er martyrdom, -William (5 Maler and family moved to lllgelow', Friday, to make t,leir fmre at)(MB, .pi.i, oonirerilal fniiillv liavn Iiphii Hip sniirpn nf lili.it. Ing aud service to the town and com - .... - - - - - muulty, ami It Iswlth reluctance that we witness their departure. Hut Craig's loss will be lllgelow's gain ami we have no doubt but that they will soon become Idenlllled with the best of the town and lend a willing help to advance the best of the good things that lllgelow has always la. bored to obtain. Good luck to you "Dutch." The Stokes hoys are not to be ills cointllted by the weather In their 'Alrdome" theater. It having rained almost Incessantly since they started business in the open, so they have put canvas covering over their theater In order that the crowds might see the pictures In the dry Despite the rain, they have been showing to greedy crowds. Last Thursday night and the Thursday night before the people sat In the drlullng rain to see the continued picture piay, "The Tray of Hearts.' These boys are hustlers and should have the patronage of the public. The "Old Hoys'" Hachelur Asso elation, who have sworn to remain single until they at least become ac lualnled with one, who in their judg ment, will make a good housewife held a meeting In the rooms of L. L Teare last Monday evening and ban quoted In honor of Leitoy I). Locke It being noised about that Ilrolher Locke had met such a one, that In hlsjudgmentcould cook Juattosult his taste. Congratulations were showered on him and a token was given him that win lighten the burdens as lie passes down the avenue of married bliss. About 0:30 Monday night alarm of fire was .sounded and the the lodge rooms and picture shows dls gorged their content of men, who ran frantically In the Indicate direc tion. It developed that some one at the Van Vickie home had carelessly set the lace curtain on tire. It was easily extinguished and the excite, ment soon subsided, yet It was anoth er warning to the people of Craig that we are sorely In need of a system of waterworks for lire protection, There Is not always a lodge of sixty men In session that will be ready to answer the call. Let's get busy. The Modern Woodmen are expect Ing a great day In their Memorial Service next Sunday. They have gotten everything planned. Tney will go to the several cemeteries where they have neighbors burled, In the morning, leaving the hall about ::io and decorate the graves before noon, returning home for dinner. At 1 o'clock they will assemble at the hall and march to theChrlstlan church, which will be decorated appropriately for the occasion and listen to that prince of orators, II. Ilaielgh Martin, and then proceed to the station in time to catch the afternoon train for Corning, where they will form In line and march lo the cemetery and per form the ritualistic service ut the graves of thu Corning Camp dead. They will then return home on the Omaha tlycr about 'Hi. The weddlngof Miss Sylvia Par sons to Mr. Aaron VanWormer was celebrated at high noon Tuesday, June I. litis, at the beautiful home of the bride's parents on Frame street. At the appointed hour the young couple marched Into the parlor to the strains of Mendelssohn s wed ding march, and were met by Itev. F. Ilrewster, whosoon pronounced the words that made themone. The par lor was very prettily aud tastily ileco rated in pink and whtiu, which color scheme was carried out In all theilec orations In a very rival and pleasing manner The mother of the bride hal prepared, as she knew so well how, a four-course dinner, after which the young folks boarded the afternoon passenger for a honeymoon trip to Omaha and parts In Iowa Mr. VanWormer, the groom, Is the sou of our well-known ami honored cltlen, Mr. Al. VanWormer, and Is considered one of the promising pi I lars In the community of the future, The bride Is the beautiful and accom pllshvd daughter of Mr. ami Mrs Frank Parsons, one of Craig's pros. perous merchants, The bet wishes of thu many friends attend these young people as they enter on life's Journey. Mrs. Carrie Schoonover-Farme died al thu home of her parents, Mr ami Mrs. Columbus Schoonover, Tues day night, May '.'S. IHIS,of that drcail disease, consumption, Mrs. Farmer has been al home all summer lighting oi: the malady, but o no avail ami dually succumbed, alter three weeks of conllnemenl lo her bed. She was horn In Craig. November '.".', l-uY She was aged It) years, il months ami .'Idays. She was married about ihrte yeursagotu Mr. Thornton Farmer, a bridge carpenter on the llurllngton Mr. Farmer was at Hethany, Mo. when the end came. He hastenei1 home and arrived Thursday after noun. Ilesldes her husbind and par e. its she leaves a little son, Hubert aged abjut Is months, and foil brothers. Mrs. Farmer Is the thin of this Immediate family to bu taken away by this dread scourge within two years. A sister, .utile, passei away In June, lulU, ami a brother, .Veal, died In May, lull. It Isthough thai other members of thu family are ailllcted and will probably losu the light against the plague. The funeral' services were conducted at the family home Friday by (lev. F. P. Ilrewster, and amid a downpour of rain the pro cession wended Its way to the New Liberty cemetery for Interment. The weather kept a great many away from the services and cemetery. Gikiii Knociim, Hedge Posts fur sale. Geo. Patter, son, 1 miles east of Oregon, ltoute2. Mrs. J. II. Kunyan and Mlts Ileulah Klopp were shopping In St. Joseph, Tuesday. Head the Telephone Consolida tion notlco In this week's Issue, TIIKN THINK IT OVKU. Kber Sherman went to Table Hock, Neb., last Saturday to spend a few days with friends and relatives. Miss F.leanor Kunkel left Tues day of this week for Anadarko, Okla homa, where she will visit relatives and friends for several weeks. Miss Dale Zeller and her sister, Miss Carrie, aru visiting with their father and brother, F. L. Zeller and George, In Holly Springs, Arkansas. Charles Iluchholi and wife, of Falls City, Nebraska, were here Tues day and Wednesday of this week, the guests of Henry Slekmann and wife, of thu White school house district. Charles is an old-time resident of this county, having for a number of years been in the mercantile business at lllgelow, and afterward farmed In the tame neighborhood, where he (till own quite a goodly portion of real estate. New Point and Vicinity. Mr. C. t. Kunkel returned from Kansas City, Thursday. Fishing has been the main oc cupation for the past week. Mrs. Sebourn Carson spent a few days at Scott Carson's, last week. Mrs. Harrison Kunkel visited her mother, Mrs. Major, In Kansas City, last week. K. K Carson "batched" with Se bourn Carson, two or three days, last week. Mrs. Arlo Huntsman has been 'quite sick the past week threatened with pneumonia. New Point and vicinity was al most depopulated, Sunday, by the people going lo see the overflow. The stork visited at the home of Will Terry and wife, the '.Nth of May, leaving a baby girl. Dr. Hogan attended. The overflow from the Nodaway river has caused a heavier loss than usual, this spring. The levee on I Id Hunt s land broke, Sunday morning, letting il.e water on the lower part. fortunately, the upper part of the evee held good, saving his wheat Italph Meyer lost a tine Held of wheat. Albert Williams lost corn and oats. It looked for a while as If this overflow would equal the one of Hull. The County Court and Hoard nf Health held a special session Wedoes day forenoon of this week, ami or dered quarantined the family of Claude Klllott, who resides In Forbes township, about in miles southeast of i iregon, for smallpox. Mr. Klllott and a sister are down with the ills ease r Home Phone, 87. .Mutual, 104 VMiuri tit a nv 1 jj Osteopathic Physician. All diseases treated by Osteopathic methods. Office Over I'oslofflct, j OKKGOX, . . MISSOURI. Kirtrtrtrirtfsrtfsrtr'MXR TIIK IIIIKfiON INTKItlllMlAN TIMK TAIH.K. KlTcctlvu Sunday, November 1, lull iregon Lv. "M a m " u:,JS a in " 12:111 p m " IM p in " 1:20 p m Forest City Ar. :on a m A 4H 20 21 A -IS " 0:.Vi a m " !2::iS p m " 2:lSpm " l:.MUim 2U " 7:2S Iteturn F. City Lv. 1:11 a m " A lo:uS a in " 12 AS p in " 2:21 p m " t:.VIm p m " 7:IS pra iregon Ar, :;iu a m M:;ki a m 1 :20 p m 2:.M p m S:2o p m rt:SS p m U:2U p m NoteA Dally except Sunday. No. 42 on Sunday at SaM p. m., If any passengers to go, lleturn, leave r oresi my ai ;:.i, p, m. A special train ror stock anil car load shipments will leave Oregon at i.mu p. m., whenever nesircn uy snippers. Notice: All local freight will leave uregou on ineu:j.i a. in, train. Oregon, Mo, Danikl .aciiman. C. J. Hunt. President, Cashier W. P. SciiULTB.AsslstantCashler. THE CITIZEHS Bill OREGON, MO. Capital Stock Paid Up, $20,000. Transacts a ireneral banklnir bus! ness. Interest paid on deposits left tor specinea lime. Drafts Issued on Drlnclnal cities. Col lections made and promptly remitted DiiiEOTOHs; D. Zachman, president1 j, a. Hreex. secretary: aamuei uavio, son, H. F. Morgan and S. F.O'Fallon Telephone No. 48. 0. P. Zook, President. L. I. Moouc, G. L. Cummins. Cashier Vice-President. Zook & Roecker BANKING COMPANY. OREGON, : t Katubltshed MISSOURI 1871. The oldest ban It in the county, Transacts a general banklnir buslnesa, Interest paid on time deposits. Drafte old on all the principal cities of the country ana turope. nave maae spe cial arrangements to collect money due from estates In forelim countries. The account of farmers, merchant and Individual respectfully solicited Special care given to any business In. truaia to ui. Telephone Mo, II. HATED THE RAILROAD. And ft Would Almost Any One Under the Clreumounooo. The follow-but letter, says Willway and I.ncomotlve i:ngltirerlng, was re- eh nl by I lie claim ngent of one of tue big wi-stpru rnllnnys some time ngn: For Mime weeks post my dog lias Ucn In the Intuit of sicking himself unto the mrs ns tlioy sped past my I'lnrr, mid lie never Imruuil no one tiy n lining, nor neu r would, as I bare known lilin from n ililld, very pcnci fill niul fml of Ji'tniir children, mid ii w ful fniul of flic liulelu-r's shop, lie- fun- n lien- lie would sit up on liU hind legs niul heg with n Mdie of Joy for nnyilihig lie mim-tiil. When lip Would run nt the tur lie would net snvngp. but still woiili niter Injure tin- train by wort or deed If you li.ul hundred trains wlilulug uit by day or ulte. "Hut wlmt dnfs the flrrmnti on Hie Hllck In Hip Mud Impress do hut in llps my dog In close ipmrters mid throw- i hunks of mnl niul Mpilrls hut wnfpr iiiii lilui, width lip 1 II mo hi lit It mid frivolous loiiu Is to tnki- Hip Imrk nfT my dug. flint Is what ui.tki's iup Imlt ynur rnllroHil. mul Hint - not nit by n long i'liol.p, for yi'Minhy Huy itiMtsI my dog mid got I , I tu hi front of Hie en glue, win-it lliey tl!leil her wide njH'ii nnd sniiislinl my dug In it way Hint hurts your rode, mid mui It to be liHitid nt iii.I,iHj, e by I'tery thinking lux i nji r mid mother. "I sny fy on sinh n rodp n yours. with Us sminlilii's Hint linvp n tlitu rllit of li.llll I'oiiimI I In- (life. " when you lik your drill with It you vet li ft, ii iid Hit- colli- has got your niooey In DciinK I'y on Hip uIm.Ii- Hihtg Is wlmt I sny." Our Own Acts. Wlmt loan Is I lull' who dm not Inhorlou-dr. iImmicIi nil otioii' I"iily. Iilm-i-ir fiildon I Ik' sorrow Hint Is t b- Hip i.lrnt of Ills life? Mm li rllie k. No Roof For Him. Iiurlii:: mi iiuiomohlt,- trip luM sum iiu-r it Sim I'm li I to iiiiiii Moppi'd one fil'.-lit with ii puny of teiiuisicrs hi Hip iiioiiiiIiiIu-. St n-lllnir nliout Hip iiiinp. In- lintisl Hull 1 1 ill I is- of Hip men hud put their hlmiki-ts under Hip wngulp) In 'Ill, loll llllllll HI T IN lilt' lil'IS. .iup n Ik-iN. I'm- iiiiiii. Ii -H.-ti-r. hud t.ll.Pli .:u ri uliir I -1 1 . liii-ii'r.t Ids hol ding u i'li-' I. f..i.li- lll-lllll 1' i.iuii fliuil Ilip iiLMIi iil.d Hie I 1 of llu- Iin-ll. S. i-ll.i lilo l.ii I y lil n-i-if Hip ."-all I r.il.. l-.i ,,i. ii i -l.iil :.u- raliiir hy In- did in-1 uii. u t llu- wuuoim the III. I,- 111 till' i.illl'l'.. "Wil l, llll'.'" ilk,sl (In- old lei,-m in- ho ml-lul iiroiuid III Ills biaiil,.. "Nut iiuiili. .Mi-for right out III Hip ii-ii. I fx Ion dam coullil lug In sIi pi under u inof." Hit One Chanco. A wisliliug roiiii!iu,v mi Its nay to tin- lunvMinlo'ii ollli-p hud to i-russ it Iter hi it sMrT, when, no link would hate It, Hip hrldegiooui fell Into the water. Wringing her htmil. tin- bride i-rhsl out Hint I'olin-liixly lunild Mv her bo- lot ml. "What furl" in-kiil one of tin- roiupa ny. "IIi-'h ii giHHl NW'liiiuipr. Tluifs Jtit It!'' fried the bride, "Itou't you m-p that he Is HWhiiuilug to ward the other bnnkV" IlufTnlu News. Strictly Obedient. Ciiliinel KpinysH of the I'orlleth reel nipnt wits- ri-nmrkiilile for the studhsl puinpiislty of Ids dliiloii. Due duy oliaprtlug Hint a, i-nrpleHS iiiiiii III thu ranks hud n piirlleularly dirty raep, whleh niiiieiiriil not tu have lu-en wash est for it twvUeiuontli, lie wan paetwl- higly Indlgumit ill so groat, n violation of iiilllinry propriety. "Tuke hlni," siild he tu Hie rorporitl, who wus an Irlsliuiiili, "take the iiiiiii and lave lilui hi the river." After soiiim tluip Hie rorinirnl re- I'urupil. "Wlmt have you iIoiip with the mini I sent with you? hmtiln-d Hie colonel, Up flew the t-orpornl'H right lis ml across Hip prak of his cap. "Hure nn't iilitlne y'r honor, end dldn' y'r honor tell mu to litvp him In the rlrpr? And Hiiro eiiough I left hint In the river, mid there hp Is now. ni-enrd Inic to y'r honor' orders." London Mall. Out of Sight. A newly married young wnmsn had a gits cooker fixed hi her kitchen. The (ns company sent her a card of rules, with Instructions to study them well and what slip couldn't understand the would eiplnln to her. Imnglne tin rlerk's surprise the next morning when he heard her sny over the phone: "I rnti understand nil the rules ex rrpt the one at the bottom of the card, -Bee other side.' It's lmKwuiUle to see the other side. The wan has fixed II against the wall." Th Scrap Book Hit Brtnd of Turkey. The following slory Is reported from iuc trendies in France: A young Crrinnn lieutenant and his srilerly were doing patrol duly. All ley long lliey lind been riding Ihrouzh .lip Boislt without a MtP to eat. 1"- s-ril erpiilng lliey i-auie to n bnttery If. henry artillery, where they dls liounltil and nskrd for some eupper. I lie t-aptahi hi i lnrgc of Hie guns told the young lieutenant Hint lie could itm some ulcc turkey. The young loan took a hearty bite of the offered Ucat: then, looking up suejilelously, led: Ilea your psnlon, rsptaln; dm you lay this was turkeyT 'Why. sure. I hat's lurkryr Ho took h few more bile" and asked SL-nhi. "Are you really litre, Herr Csl- alu, Hint ltd Is turkry7' "(Vrlnhdy. Herr Lieutenant; turaey It Is!" The lleulriiwit fliillinl his meal in llpln-e mul HiBiikpil the enptsin ror ds hinpllallly. Then he calleil uts or- ilerly. "Frlla." he dlreeted, "ssuoie. Mir tttrkeysr' Kvrrylxsly's. Faith. tvriitely rsWned In the ship l,lnw, VIiioueIi il.okmn bixI tlituuxli norm 1 -ris tlir sn. A iII.Ii.. IM.nn" of KBtti to me. Hut Jt I l tin '. Is-u I know Tl.nl lie wl.o kuI,Ii Hip l"t ship oer ll.nt tin. I (. In Hi litri hrr Hilhinir tuiiinxr tllln.lr..l.l I ntk llils lllrs UnlMrruiic UMte, , p ninly Hr(s Mimuglt (n.itrii tnuuntslii l-'t'S, Tlirouiili tlmni trt .riin una inmumi l. 1. ltlulUS Hut tM'i'K In fullli 1 trtml tlx unrtrn t)s Ati.t lure in)' lirnil tinslirlnklnit tu in Man. Hrrnu'p m- I ntliir mm l rcuml in mrt, AM If Ihr ay stems mukIi t nnlV rlA.p Tlin html t lut I Irnils niv with u nnn.r Krp. -A mie i". I.) mil lliitta. DitguiUd. but Cartful. Peeri'tary of War liarrUon tins a friend who Is roiiliiutly on guani against being it speiidlhllft. The mat ter of pipe mlltures I- pti-r on his mind. Not long iign he look up goir mnl ininlo fair pn-grpis. line ,ay tiarrloii n-ks-.l i.liu how- In- was gelling nbrng at thn fat iup. oh. Jiil fair!" Hip man n-puiit sail- ly. "Cti- iUipi iIj il Itinp lulls." Tin- s..t:ip iiiiiii win) out to goir "ni- sflpnuN ii nil. I lis-iimi- -ii liiiiiHpiit -n lilt hlm-i-'f for hW iinthixTP ility litis that hi- I'll ki d up oi f IU- i-hllis mnt sliii-.-t stin inl in litpitk It iti-ris hU ktiep lii -ll'iiv hl ill-L'Ut; llii-ll hi- trie-1 sunlit mid isiiurolled Id lpuiier fairly well unlit he ininlp mmHier pHs-lally NHir slisikp. I Im p uiori- hp tnrled tn hipuk iiu oiip or niorp or ills i inii. out cvi-rii-il his will iu-r mnl held him elf Imek ii hi- ptehdnipil: "I'll lu-ter play t III" loiirnuiided giimo ngahi! I'll lakp ifiy g.r-h hlmned elubs mid l'11-l'll sell Iheni!'- Itmtmi Her nld. Whan Booth Ltugntd. William Mi-slater. Hip I'ouiedlau.oneL- cald: "I lietersaw lain hi llootli laugll. Im-iii Illy bill oinp. Wp wpip playing 'Julius 1'npsiir ut liiililwiiiH, in niii I'l-aiii'lun, llootli was Itriilu-, Met til lough wiis'ui-his. Hairy KilwiinU win fiiesiir. mid t'liarley lllshopiuid I wen plain, pteryday ill bens. II wns thu Inst night or Hip run, mm wp mi leit frlk.v. rio when CnparsMikp llu- wpll kiioHii line. 'Let hip hatp tupli aliut iup Hint nip fut,' IIMiop mid I, both fat men. wnlked Uildly up lo fnpsar mid shoiik lilui hen I Illy hy Hip hmid. rimth laugliisl oulrlght." Hook't Bio Hots. Hoaxers plt In every prorpslounnd n Ik of lift-. Tlipy Itourlsh In every ngp mid elhup. They ply their nrt ei ther us a menu of lltellhooil or from Hip, snip dplrp lo gull the f millions puhllP. It witfi the latter whleh bu lled that prince of jirnetleal. Jokers, Theor dure Hook, tu periH'lrute (lie most iiu ilnclousiif ull hoaxes, the ltenier street Insix. that for Hip time aroused ull Iindou to laughter Hint Indignation. Itook Is-t it guinea that it certain mod est dwelling hi Mulct thoroimhfnre leadliig out of llxfuril stippt woulil hp coinp Hih lui'-t notorious It 'use hi town and set nhout winning Ills wnger hy BiIibe-"-,lng.vter n tlioiisiilid letters, con tNluliig' orders' to'trndpsRieii, with the niiiet that they would nt' a certain liour on n lerfnln ilny deliver their goiHls nl it cerliiln house In Heniert. street. Ilpsldps Hip iilifortunafp shoi keejiers, who suffered much Ions through daiiiagp to their good', others were Included In the fun. The lord msyor. Hip lord t hief Justice, the arch bishop of Canterbury and Hie com uinmler In chief were among; the many victims that fell Into the trap and, duly arrlTlug at the apiwlnted spot, ex perienced most unceremonious treat ment nmld the turbulent nnd exasper ated throng. An Egg In the Wildtrnoes. All amusing little Incident concern ing an egg I told by Captain Htlgand In his "Hunting the Klephnnt In Af rica:" It was a solitary ostrich's egg tbut I found In the open. I supioied It had been dropiM-d by the ostrich before she had decided where to make her neat I ate that gg In .omelets for three days, thinking myself lucky to get sn egg so far from civilisation, hut mar veling much at its peculiar flarer. From later experience of ostrich eggs I now know thai that egg was bad! N i