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Copyright. 1!.3, 1 y T. C. Mct'lure.
Mrs. Maguire roilrd up her knitting
with a nervous click of the needles.
"If that .man don't quit hanging
round here," she muttered, " 'tis In the
crazy house I'll be."
She rose and turned her back on the
door of the outer Availing room. - But
the man's face haunted her. It was
the helpless look in his eyes of one
suddenly cut loose from the ordinary
routine of life and cast adrift which
Mrs. Maguire could not forget.
She had seen it many times in the
last few days, occasionally during the
Lours when he stood watching outward
bound passengers and more often as
he scanned the occupants of the ladies'
waiting room. In the weariness of his
search thb vigor of middle life was
giving place to age.
" 'Tis neither food nor sleep he's had
this week past," Mrs. Maguire thought
and turned with a sudden determina
tion to speak to him. .
Even as she did so he staggered and.
eat dowu weakly. One baud went out
and, grasping a newspaper which lay
near, held it before bis face. Above it
his eyes were fixed in a hungry gaze.
Mrs. Maguire knew that bis search
was ended.
She turned slowly, following the di
rection of bis eyes, and noticed for the
first time a small, pale woman sitting
with her profile toward the door. The
brown hair which lay softly on her
temples was plentifully streaked with
gray. Her blue eyes held the brightness
of unshed tears. The hands, which
held a shabby gripsack on her lap,
clutched it as if it were some fast
slipping resolve.
Mrs. Maguire left the room and went
straight to the man who sat outside.
"Is that who you've, been looking
for?" she asked quietly.
lie tore his gaze away with a start
of surprise and nodded.
"Your wife?"
"Yes."
Mrs. Maguire waited a moment. Then
she ventured again:
"What did she leave you for?"
"Don't lliiiik-it wasn't her fault"
lie stopped, choking. "She thought I
had stopped loving her."
Suddenly his face began to work.
"Hester," he muttered, with groping
fingers, "Hester you don't know
what the house is without you:-'
Mrs. Maguire laid a band on his
shoulder and shook him slightly.
"Iok here," , she demanded, "is it
trying to live without food or sleep
you've boon this past week?"
His eyes had tone back to the nuiet
SIRES AND SONS.
Major James A. Ruiule, United
States army, retired, is now practicing
law in Havana.
Colonel Elijah Walker of Somerviile,
Mass., is the only surviving field officer
of the Army of the I'otouiae.
Ex-Governor Garcelon of Lewlston,
Me., although ninety years old, con
tinues to practice "medicine and make
Jong Journeys.
Clarence 15. Strause of Salem, Va.,
once owner and trainer of race horses,
. is now tin evangelist and is preaching a
crusade against the "sport of kings."
Nate W. Fiasig, believed to be about
tho oldest traveling man in America,
has covered nearly GoO.000 miles sell
ing the product of one house, an Eug
... Ibdi needle making firm.
As foreign representative of the St.
Louis fair, John Barrett, the newly
appointed minister to Argentina, has
traveled 43.000 miles in the past year.
He has interviewed fifteen kings and
emperors. , ,
Massillotr, O., has the tallest chief of
police in the country in the person of
Edward Ertle, who stand six feet
two Indies In his stockings and weighs
247 pounds. He is exceedingly active j
.and something of an athlete.
Elek I.udvigh, one of the lenders of
the Hungarian revolution, a compatriot
of Kossuth and later a member of the
staff of Major General Stahl, United
States army, during the civil war, has
Just died in New York.
Joseph W, Hunter of Jenkintown,
Pa., has been appointed by Governor
rennypacker to he state highway com
missioner, in which position he will
direct tho Improvements to roads
throughout the commonwealth, for
which the legislature at its last session
appropriated $1,(00,000.
John Wlilttier, a Lowell weaver, is
a consistent advocate of physical cul
ture, lie walks twenty-four miles each
day between the factory and his borne
In Littleton. Between the daily Jour
neys on foot Whittior spends ten hours
before a loom iu a Lowell suspender
factory. lie is a small man, about
forty years old, and is all muscle and
grit.
Society Men a IIrvfter.
Eugene F. Ware, Jr., son of the Unit
ed States pension commissioner, got
together a company of his friends
among the young society men of Tope
ka. Kan., and they left a few nights
ago for Hays City to work In the har
vest field, says the New York Times.
The farmers for whom the party will
work have agreed to pay them $4 a
day and exinses, including railroad
fare, till Aug. 1. Meanwmie tneir
-friends are betting on their staying
qualities.
Krudged ,usillS M of " -u fr a
ujoii'i't- Hi fJi-B iic-iti ti.e iok of
one lor whom all things were at nn
end.
Mrs. Maguire left him and sauntered
slowly back to her own domain. Pres
ently she approached the woman with
the shabby gripsack.
"Was it you who was asking mo
about the western trains, ma'am?"' she
inquired casually.
"No." The woman's eyes were
raised in mild surprise for a moment
as she shook her bead.
" 'Tis a more comfortable chair you
might as well have if you've long to
wait," Mrs. Maguire said civilly.
"Thank you, but it is hardly worth
while."
Still Mrs. Maguire lingered with such
evident desire to do something for the
comfort of this passenger that the lat
ter felt constrained by her kindly in
tent to speak again. "The express for
New York leaves at 9:05, does it not?"
she asked.
"Yes, ma'am; at 9:Co."
Then Mrs. Maguire moved away.
She picked up a magazine and leisurely
replaced it on the table, shook out
some pillows on a couch near the door
and slipped outside.
"'Tis to New York she's going," she
whispered eagerly to the maa who
still held the paper before his face.
"You've got twenty minutes. Take
your ticket, and for the love of heaven,
man, get something to eat. "lis fairly
staggering ye ore,"
What Mrs. Maguire did not see and
never knew of took place a quarter of
an hour later when a woman, eurerhig
the vestibule of a sleeping car, swayed
and lost her balance as the engine
backed against the train.
For a sickening second her eyes
closed. Her hands went out gropingly,
dropping the gripsack they had held.
Then the arm that was as the arm of
youth in the strength of its love went
round her. With a blessed sense of
safety, her eyes opened and rested on
the well worn edge of a familiar over
coat which only a few weeks before
her own fingers had repaired.
"Hester:"
In the wavering light the face of tho
man, who through love of her and the
loss of her had aged within a week,
was white with pleading.
And the woman stumbled forward
against his breast.
M. LOUISE CUMMINS.
"What She Uouffht.
"Was she willing to pay so much for
such an insignifieaut husband?" asked
the thoughtless girl.
"Oh. dear, no," replied the well post-
i ed girl. "She was buying a position In
I English society when she took the
i duke and not a husband. He was sim
ply done up la the package."
Toe.
Chicago
A MOS.QUITC PARASITE.
Worm Discovered "Which la Said to
Kill the Vrnt.
Dr. Stiles of the public health service
at Washington is of the opinion that
there is a parasite of the mosquito
which may be employed to reduce the
pest, says the New York Times. This
is the merniis or round worm. It is a
threadlike creature with six papilla
and lives in tho stomach of the mos
quito. The Insect was brought to the atten
tion of the public health authorities by
Professor John B. Smith of Rutgers
college, a noted expert on mosquitoes.
While little is known yet of the habits
of tho menuls, It is believed that 1c
fastens on the rcosqulto in the water
and accompanies its host as the latter
develops from the pupa.
The infested mosquito is sluggish in
Its actions and evidently does not like
Its Inhabitants. It has been proved
beyond doubt that the inermis finally
causes the death of the mosquito, and
it is not unlikely that by cultivation the
parasite may be made to exterminate
or greatly reduce the mosquito pest
CHURCHMEN.
Bishop Hartzell of the Methodist .
Episcopal church has left New York to
begin bis seventh episcopal tour on the i
confine Jt of Africa. J
Very Rev. Thomas Taaffe. rector of j
St. I'a trick's church. Brooklyn, recently
celebrated the fortieth anniversary of
his ordination to the priesthood. j
j ne licv. ijunretuu i. . unjiuu,
missionary who was recently murdered
at Odessa. Russia, by Turks, preached
for about five years iu Worcester, Mass.
Cardinal Gibbons was in his boyhood,
according to the word of bis brother, a
rattling baseball player, a splendid
swimmer and a devotee of all health
ful athletics.
Fatal Accident.
The average age at death of people
who die by accident is thirty-live autf
one-half y.rs.
Ilelalau Socialist.
In many respects and especially be
cause of the people's palaces iu which
they carry on all kinds of co-operative
Industry the Belgian Socialist party is
the most interesting in Europe.
The Echo of Knle' Neat.
The Eagle's Nest is a celebrated rock
1,200 feet In height among the Klllar
ney lakes. It Is noted for the ex
traordinary effect of its echoes, and the
slightest whisper will be repeated a
thousand times clear and distinct from
the various projecting points of the
cllir.
All AUDIENCE WITH LEO
Mgr. F. Z. Rooker Describes the
Holy Father as He Saw Him.
EI3 FACE LISE GRAVEN HAEBLE.
The Bluhop of Jaro, I'liIUei'lne I
landa, Who IVaa In Home a Few
Week Ago, Sar Leo XIII. Seemed
the Same Great Mind Incaaed In
It Little Frame of Fleiih Incidents
of Hia Memory and Comprehensive
Sweep of Intellect.
Mgr. F. Z. Booker, bishop of Jaro,
rhillppiuo Islands, and for eight and
a half years secretary of the apostolic
delegation at Washington, returned
from Rome a few days ago. On June
IS he had a private audience with
Leo XIII. and on June 23 saw him
at the consistory. - He left Rome on
June 20 and consequently has a later
and more vivid impression of the pope
than any American who has recently
seen him. Indeed it is probable that
Mgr. Hooker was one of the last
Americans, If not the very last, to have
a private audience with the pope, says
the New York World.
"When I arrived at quarantine," said
Mgr. Hooker, "I was greatly shocked
to hear that the pope was in extremis.
I had heard at Faris before I sailed
that he was ill, but at that time it
seemed no more than an indisposition.
The news was particularly sad to me,
because I had Just come from Rome,
where I saw the pope twice, once pri
vately and once at the consistory, and
it seemed to me that he was destined
to live long."
Mgr. Rooker was called to Rome for
instruction in the new duties to which
the pope has assigned him. The pope
chose Mgr. Rooker and Mgr. Dougher
ty of Philadelphia as bishops for the
Philippines. Mgr. Rooker went to
Rome two months ago to study the
Philippine question as related to the
Roman Catholic church and to fit him
self for his new duties. He first saw
the pope twenty years ago. When he
was appointed secretary to tlie apos
tolic delegation, eight and a half years
ago, he had several audiences with the
pope.
"On June IS," says Mgr. Rooker, "I
had my last private audience with the
pope. I say private because It was,
although Mgr. Dougherty of Phila
delphia went in at the same time. We
were alone with the holy father.
"Our appointment was for 12 o'clock
noon, and we arrived at 11:30. Some
body was with the pope then, and we
sat iu the anteroom awaiting our time.
Shortly before 12 o'clock Mgr. RIggi,
prefect of the pontifical ceremonies,
went into the room where the pope was
sitting. He stayed but a moment, ne
was followed by Bisleti, the chamber
lain. He, too, stayed not longer than
thirty seconds. Then the door swung
open, and Bisleti beckoned to Dough
erty aridmyself to enter.
"I mention these details because they
ore necessary to show there was no
coaching by these dignitaries and to
emphasize the marvelous knowledge of
detail the pope has concerning the af
fairs and people of the church.
"Bisleti stood by the door as we en
tered. No one else was in the room
besides the pope, who was sitting by
a table in the center of the room and in
a flood of sunlight that fell from one
of the great windows. I had not seen
him for more than eight years. I ob
served him closely as we advanced. He
had not changed a particle in that
time. His face always appeared as If
It had been carved out of translucent
Carrara marble. It had that look then.
Ills frail body was clothed in his robes
of office, and he wore bis white cap.
He was motionless, apparently ill pro
found meditation. As we reached him
he turned his eyes on me. They are
marvelous eyes deep, luminous and
full of fire. They seemed to burn
under that broad, pale brow.
"The presentations were made. 'Ah,
yes.' said the pope; 'Rooker has been
our secretary at Washington for the
last eight years.' Then, patting the
palm of his left hand with the first
finger of his right, as if to count, he
continued, 'He has served there with
Satolli, with Martiuelli and wltb-r
with'-
"He hesitated a moment "With Fal
conio, too, holy father,' I prompted.
" 'Yes, yes,' he said, 'with Faleonio
too.'
"When he said my name he pro
nounced it correctly. That amazed me.
Eight years before he had given it the
Italian pronunciation, the double 'o'
and pronouncing it 'Rowker. He had
been corrected then and told that the
o'8 were short. He remembered, al
though to this day Rampoila and the
others all call me 'Rowker.'
"That is a little thing, but it shows
the character of the mind, the com
prehensive sweep of the Intellect of this
woiulerful man. Corrected in so insig
nificant a thing as the pronunciation
of the name of a humble worker in
the church, he had remembered for
eight years and had spoken the name
coirectly the first time.
"Greetings over, tho pope spoke to
Dougherty and myself for fifteen min
utes in Italian. He gave us an ex
hortation on our new duties in the
Philippines. He began with tho state
ment that he had sent for both of us
so as to save the time. He had the
same things to say to us.
"He said we had a very great oppor
tunity to labor for the welfare of the
church. ' He said that to his mind the
mission was paramount, in view of the
changed conditions in the Philippines.
He said the faith that has endured
for three hundred years must be pre
served, and exhorted us to go with
courage to our new field of labor. He
said he had especially chosen us for
Mamma
know what's
cocti for her
W. baby. She
V,' knows the
ivalueof roots
and herbs ai
i h?f niolhrr did.
She knows baby
can drink to it'
C hiart's. content
without fear of
stomach or bowel trouble. Watch the smile on
baby's face as Williams' Root Brer touches the
thirsty spots" and see satisfaction without a pen
alty. Every home should keep it on band and
always a fuvv bottles in a cool place. It's the best
way to keep the big and little bodies cool and
happy.
Two cents a quart does it and it can be made at
home by simply buying the extract ot your grocer,
lie sure to take no other kind.
WILLIAMS & CARLETOV CO., Hut fort. Conn,
Makers of Wiiliaais' Fl&vuring Lxuacu.
the work, and that as we were both
Americans we certainly should go with
courage as well as with hope, for he
knew our church work would not be
hampered in any way and that we
could act with perfect liberty. He
called attention to the' liberal attitude
of the American civil government in
the Philippines and assured us we
should have no Impediment.
"The pope then went Into a concise
analysis of the conditions in the Phil
ippines, especially in regard to the
ehangod conditions since the American
occupation. It was the most illumi
ning address I ever heard. I had been
tn Home seven weeks, studying night
and day on the Philippine situation. I
had access to all the information there
was at the Vatican. I had worked
some days for twenty hours, and yet
in that fifteen minute talk of the pope
he condensed every particle of in
formation I had secured and much be
sides. "He had it at his fingers' ends, as he
ha.s all other matters relating to the
church.
"It had been arranged that a party
of a dozen Americans should follow us
for an audience, and when the pope
had finished with us he sent word to
admit the party. We stepped to one
side. As the people came up the pope
had a pleasant word of greeting for
each. He blessed such articles as were
presented. There were several parish
priests, Americans, in the party. Ha
gave them the papal blessing. They
asked if they might convey that bless
ing to their congregations, and he said
they might Then, in order that they
might thoroughly understand what he
had said, he repeated in Latin tho
blessing bo had previously given to
them in Italian.
"While the party was going out
there was naturally some little delay,
and I stepped over to the side of the
pope and said:
" 'noly father, what impresses me
more than all else is to find you so little
changed in eight and one-half years.
"He looked up at me and smiled.
'And how do you find me?' he asked.
" 'I find you seemingly exactly the
same as when I last saw you,' I re
plied. "He smiled again, this time a curious,
half sad sort of a smile aud said, very
gravely, 'Ah, well; the years do pass.'
"I had marked him closely during
our interview and while he was re
ceiving the party of Americans. I
could find no trace of change. He
seemed the same great mind incased
In its little frame of flesh. He was
no thinner, no grayer, no more stooped,
and his face had not changed a par
ticle. He displayed considerable physic
al activity and was earnest and im
pressive when he talked. His mind
was as alert as it was when I first saw
him. There was no hesitation for
words, no grasping for ideas. He knew
what he wanted to say and said It like
a master of his subject. I knew he
was ninety-three years old. It was
marvelous. It almost seemed supernal.
"I saw him again on Juno 25, the day
of the consistory. That was one of
the hottest days I have ever known in
Rome. When it is hot in Home it is
very, very bo;. He went through that
long ceremony, lasting more than an
hour, without a break or a falter. The
chapel was crowded. It was stifling,
but tho pope fulfilled bis offices as
calmly and quietly as if he had been
in bis own chamber, cool and com
fortable. I am a big fellow and pretty
strong, but when I got out of that
chapel I was sick. I could eat no din
ner. The pope did not give evidence
of the slightest discomfort.
"I was to leave Home nest day, June
2(5, and before starting I went up to
the Vatican to see Centra, the pope's
personal attendant.
"Presently Centra came out. This
was the day after the consistory, mlud
you, when the pope had carried on that
tremendous ceremony and it had been
so hot.
"Centra said, 'Just as I received your
card the pope sent for me.'
" 'How is he this morning?' I asked.
"'Fine; like himself,' Centra replied
enthusiastically. 'He has been a bit
depressed for a few days at the
thought of the task of the consistory,
but this morning, now that that Is off
his mind, he is feeling better than be
has for weeks. It It like old times.
"That was the last I heard of him
directly. When I reached Paris I saw
reports in the papers of an indisposi
tion, but had no knowledge of how
serious the illness was until I arrived
at New York.
"I consider Leo XIII. one of the most
marvelous men of the age, church
considerations apart.
IN BOSTON MARKETS.
(imitations uu the Lent) i n g roriutt That
Ave in Ilciimml.
Old apples are Aery qui"-! at un
changed 'prices. New vi pies are In full
supply, but the quality is siiii far from
satisfactory. I'aldwins from cold stnr
itge, .1; No. 2, all klieU fl.25'f
J..-.0; russet. ?L''o3; southern, new,
bskts, T3.0 1.2.". S-'mali lots arid lob
bing. 5ivSf.l per bti more.
Jnii)0 Nova Scotia stniw'wM-rtcs are :
in the market and sell at M'"l'sc, but I
the sertson is about over. Other b'-r-ties
are plenty and sell at: lilack
berries, 7'. 1'i- for southern and 12';
l'l for Hudson river; blueberries, 8
ft 12c; raspl terries, cups, 4'?j4',ic; piiits,
75 be; currants, )(' 12c; gooseberries,
7VSc
A few choice potitoet are I. eld at
?32' per bbl, but the bulk of the
offerings are selling at 2.C'(Ki.. The
quotations are: New rose and he
brons, bbl?, ?2.5r73.2.": white Eliss,
bbls. $2.2.7i2.,"); red Bliss, ?2'?i2.2.'.
Cueumlxu-s are in over supply and
the market is weak. Lettuce is iu good
dcm.ind and a trifle easier. Celery is
active at 2.xvi;.?l a. large bunch. Pars
ley is 2."io lower than it was last
week. Rhubarb is having a steady
sale at COc a box.
Native string beans are coming In
freely and have demoralized the market
for southern stock. Peas were in light
supply earlier in the week, but at the
close there was a full supply offering,
with prices consider.! lily lower. Re
ceipts of tomatoes or" lilierai and the
demand is fair. Southern stock is 50c a
crate, and native 4c a pound lower
than it was a week ago. Asparagus is
higher, but is about out of the market
Spinach Is easier and in small sup
ply. Beet greens are dull at Sjc a
bushel. Cabbages are In letter supply
and lower. Marrow squashes are more
plenty and are active in $2.50 a barrel.
Southern yellow and white ara out of
the market, but there is a small sup
ply of native white, which are held at
$1 a dozen. Native crookednecks are
weaker.
Onions are generally quiet and easier.
Turnips are in limited supply and firm.
Old beets are steady at COc a busb?l,
but new stock is weak, selling at l'c
a bunch. Radishes are plenty and
cheap. Carrots nre steady aud un
changed. Vegetables are quoted os follows:
Cabbages, f 1.5(1.75 a barrel- parsley,
PI. 2." a bushel; beet greens, 35c a
bushel: hothouse lettuce, 2o5()o a bos;
brook watercress. SV: mint. 2rtc a
dozen; native asparagus, ?1.50'73 p.
dozen benches; cucumbers, 50cfti.f2.50
n bos; southern string beans, wax, 2."
(riTiOc a crate; green, 25ffi50c; new na
tive preen and wax, if 1.25 a box;
peas, 75$1.25 a bushel; radishes, 25c
a bos; rhubarb, COc a box; Philadelphia
mushrooms, 00c a pound; natives, 25c a
pound; pt pners, $141.50 a package
marrow squash, $2.50 a crate; native
white, $1 a dozen; native crookneck, $1
a doen; celery, white, 25c(f;?l; large
bunch: beets, old, 50c bushel; natives,
IVic bmieb; carrots, $1.25 bushel; new
carrots, 2-7'3c a bunch; remain, 50.;
a dozen.
The wet weather In June radically
improved the bay crop and it is now
estimated that a two-thirds crop will
be harvested. In Canada and .Maine.
Prices have declined about !?1 per ton
in this market from the top. but. the
demand is quiet; straw is quiet, with a
downward tendency; mi 11 feed is steady.
Hay, No. 1, ?2i'25: lower grade. S17f,:;
22: rye straw, 2124; oat straw, $10
(ft 11.
Pork provisions have tended steadily
down and a decided mark down has
taken place. The demand Is quiet.
Fresh beef has been in full supply,
and prices have rrded easy. The de
mand Is dull, owing to the hot weather.
Arrivals of muttons anil iambs have
been full, with much of the slock in
poor order. Prices ha ve therefore ruled
easy; veaM nre steady. Western fall
lambs, W;10c: spring Iambs, WV2e;
yearlings, HtiVe; muttons, '(it JS'-jc; veals,
7!f;9c.
There is a fafr demand for poultry,
with prices steady and unchanged.
Western turkeys, frozen, IKS) 20c; iced.
15310c; western fowls, Iced, 13rt?.J3Vic;
western frozen chickens. 14rp,lGe:
South Shore chickens, 2X?(25c; fresh
killed northern fowls, 14frj;i5c; broilers,
l.S520c; western broilers, 15(S17c;
spring ducks, WfilTc; pigeons, $2 per
doa; squabs, $2.50 3 per doz.
Assaulted Jiotlier Hli Knife
Derby, Conn., July 14. George Cam,
24 years old, was taken to the Bridge
port jail last night to await the result
of injuries which be Inflicted on Ms
mother. Cam did not like the way Ms
mother served his dinner and lie picked
up a large carving knifj and hurl-d it
at her. Her condition is critical.
Bnr of Apia Fish.
In the bay of Apia, In Samoa, a sur
veying party has discovered 453 dis
tinct species of fish.
Mexican Salutation.
Mexican gentlemen tip their hats to
each other or at least salute in passing
and shake bands both at meeting and
parting, though the interview may
have lasted only two minutes.
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EXPERIMENT ON SMOKERS.
Dr. Viler Wnnta to Learn Effecta ot
Tobacco on Human Sj-ntem.
The United States government,
through Dr. Harvey V. Wiley, chief
chemist of the agricultural department,
will investigate the effect of tobacco on
tho human system, says a Washington
special to the New York World.
Dr. Wiley will make these experi
ments carefully and thoroughly. lie
Will not begin them until he has con
cluded his examination of adulterated
food products. He will probably utilize
the same class that has for several
weeks been fed on food containing
boric acid, and that beginning Oct. I
will experiment with salicylic acid.
When Dr. Wiley begins with tobacco
his inquiry will be pursued along tho
same lines as in tho case of food prod
ucts. Ho will take pure tobacco in va
rious forms, smoking and chewing, and
see what effect its use has upon tho
consumer whei taken In small quanti
ties and larger quantities. He will
then take tip the adulterated tobacco
or flavored tobacco and ascertain by
experiments what effect it has upon
the system.
Dr. Wiley has not decided whether
he will use foreign or domestic tobac
co. It Is Dr. Wiley's intention to take
men who are regular smokers and as
certain their physical condition as to
their heart cc-tlon, breathing and diges
tion while continuing the use of tobac
co under normal conditions and to have
them suddenly cease its use. The ef
fect of Buch stoppage will be carefully
noted, and Dr. Wiley expects to be a bio
to report upon the benefits or injuries
in the sudden change of the habits of
smokers and chewers.
After the effects of the prolonged use
of tobacco have been eradicated from
the system it is proposed that the sub
jects of experiment shall recommence
tho use of tobacco, beginning in small
quantities, which will be gradually In
creased until they are using as much
or more than when the experiments
first began.
COURT ON WHEELS.
Law Outfit to Travel Around Indian
Territory In a Wagon.
An itinerant court was recently start
ed in tho western district of Indian
Territory, says a Muskogee special to
the New York World. Commissioner
Leekly of Muskogee, accompanied by
United States Marshal Leo L. Bennett
and a corps of deputies, will be con
veyed in a wagon to various parts of
the district. A tent will be set up at
each stopping place, warrants will be
issued, and the deputies will round up
offenders, who will be tried on the spot.
The court will have the assistance of
United States Judge C. W. Raymond
and United States District Attorney
Mellette. It is expected that scores of
boot leggers, horse thieves and other
offenders will be bound over to the
federal grand jury. la the fiscal year
ending July 1 more than 1,000 cases
have been disposed of by Judge Ray
mond in tho western district.
A Novel Hallway gyatem.
The only suspended electrical railway
system la existeuce is soon to be opened .
in Germany, says Harper's Weekly. It
has been built between Barmen, Elber
feld and Wohwinkef and runs for most
of the way oyer the river -Wupper. It
was found impossible to make a sur
face railway of the line, as there was
no available land to spare for it, aud
an underground road would have been
too costly, so the plan of a suspended
system above the river was decided up
on as a way out of the difficulty. It la
believed that the suspended railway
system will solve the problem of high
speed passenger traffic abroad, and al
ready there are projects on foot for a
100 mile an hour suspended lino be
tween Loudon and Brighton.
W. H. BRONSON.lSec. and Treas. 1
OKLAHOMA.
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