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ft. m. carries through coach to St.
Louis, passing through Pckin, Hav
ana. SpringtiuM and Litchfield.
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Gen. Ticket Agent.
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THE INDIAN'S LAMENT
HE MOURNS FOR THE VANISHED HAP
PINESS OF HIS RACE.
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A Chippewa Talha Familiarly of the Cos-
tonu of Hia Tribe Ue Fccla That the
Whites Did the ladian CrieToru Wrongv
The Paradise That la Gone.
"Before the white men came re were
aim," said a Chippewa friend. These
people look back npun their past as upon
a lost paradise, iu which there were
happiness and innocence. They repudi
ate mo descriptions or them written by
wniio nutorians as the work cf enemies,
seeking to justify cruelties and wroncrs.
"Our fathers always did what was
right, and they punished bad men. They
were Kind and true to their friends and
terrible only to their enemies. We were
great warriors, and we fought for our
own a long time. It was not the white
men a arms, but their vices, which
ruined us."
"What makes yon think that the old
times were 60 much better? Yon have
good laws, no wars, and the government
will not let yon go hungry. Is not this
better than the old precarious and dan
gerous way of living:"
"We did not go hungry. We had more
than we wanted. You can sto for your
self what we hud from what is left after
so much destruction. Thero was no end
to the deer, moose, caribou, beaver,x
lynx and all tho smaller fur bearers, and
as for the fish, you said there was no
f nn catching them when you came, they
were too plenty trout, bass, pike, pick
erel, sturgeon the waters swarmed
With them. Then look at the wild rice,
nuts, blueberries, wild plums oceans
of them. And then we hud cornfields,
and for smoking the kinuikiuic. The
plains were black with bnflala We had
no hard work to da What we did was
manly sport, while it provided us with
food and clothing. And then we were
free, the freest people in the world, with
a whole continent in which to enjoy it.
We are not now what wo wero. Our
peoplo have become drunkards, beggars
and coward?. Tho white man has de
stroyed as, along with everything else.
I see that yon have among your photo
graphs tho picture of a Chippewa grave.
That is the gravo of tho last of the Five
Brothers, great warriors. Yon may say
that is the grave of tho last of the Chip
powas, because whnt were left after the
Seven Brothers and the Five Brothers
were no longer true specimens of our
great and noble people. Tho Seven
Brothers were Tecumseh's best men.
They were known all over the Mississip
pi valley, and the Five Brothers, who
came after them, were as good. They
adopted me when my father died. The
last one died 30 years ago, a very old
man."
' ' I supposo you think the Seven Broth
ers made a president of the United
States because he beat them at Tippeca
noe?" "Yes, they made two, and the Chero
kees made two. The white men thought
it was a great thing when, four or five
to ouo, they conld whip an Indian, and
they in aiio h.-rvrs. ci those who did it.
That is what taXitTTtl'i ' ' man thought of
tho Indian.''
"What about yonr sign language and
picture writing?"
"That is nearly forgotten. Only a few
know anything abont it, and they aro
old men. The sign language was what
deaf and dumb peoplo have, only it was
simplor, and all the tribes understood
it. For example, if yon came a stranger
to a tepee of a village, a stamp of the
foot on the ground meant that yon wore
welcome two or three stamps, that you
wero very welcome. Hunting signals
wero made with tho hands. Four fingers
and the thumb down meant a bear
with tho thnnib np a deer. If a lynx or
other climber, climbing signs. If the
animal wero running, the hand with
fingers down m ado bounding motions.
If a man, tho forefinger was held up. If
the mau wero hiding, the finger was
closed down to the band. Fictnre writ
ing was done on bark and was a map
with various signs and animals here and
there upon it. A circle meant a yell
by which tho reader was instructed to
call when he reached a certain point. "
"Yon had a freemasonry for your fam
ilies, did yon not?"
"Yes, J. can recognize a relative,
thongh I never met him before. The use
for thia has died out, bnt we cannot
givo it to any one not entitled to it."
"What was your totem?"
"Tho alligator. Tho alligator can live
in tho water and on the land. Ho lives
to be very old. It means long lifo and
good luck iu hunting and lifhing. It
was the totem of the Five Brothers, and
they gave it to me when they adopted
me."
Jly friend thinks that the Indians
would have developed civilization by
this time if they had been let alone.
They wero already cultivators of the
soil and were no longer nomadic. One
clement of their success in war was
their endurance and speed cn foot.
When he was a youth, lie led a dog
team on the enow 05 miles in one day.
He walked from the St. Croix to Buy
field, t'3 miles, in 28 hours, and this was
not exceptional among them. The sud
denness of attack and swiftness in re
treat rendered tbeni tho most difficult
native people ever conquered. Bnt their
paradise is gone. Chicago Interior.
A Chinasaan'a Ideal Wife.
The Chinamen of Australia, when
they take a notion to marry, write to a
matrimonial agent in Hongkong some
thing as follows : "I want a wife. She
must be a maiden, under 20 years of
age, and must not have left her father's
house. She must also have never read a
book, and her eyelashes must be half an
inch iu length. Her teeth most be as
sparkling as the pearls of Ceylon. Her
breath must ""be like unto the scents of
the magnificent odorous groves of Java, .
and her attire must be from the silken
weaves of Ka-la-Ching, which are on
the banks of the greatest river in the
woeld the overflowing Yaug-tse-Ki-
I
BLOOD SPOT IN ITS PULP.
The "Mike Apple Thought to Commem
orate a M order of Loair Ago,
A peculiar species cf frait is the
Mike apple. It has a fair skin, an
4-ellent flavor and is extensively prop
agated in the vicinity of Norwich, Conn.
Each individual arplo exhibits some
where in its pulp a red speck, like a
tin go of fresh blood, and thereby hangs
a strange legend.
The apple obtains its name from Mi
cali Rood, a fanner who lived npon the
outlauds of the Connecticut town in the
eighteenth ceutnry. Tho sou of Thomas
Rood, one of Norwich's early settlers,
Micah tilled hiu fertile acres with all
tho zest of youthful ambition.
Bst of a sudden his habits changed.
Ho grew idlo, restless and intemperate.
Ho lost all interest in both work and
worship. Eis cattlo were neglected and
his neighbors shunned. Some attributed
tho change to witchcraft. Others hinted
at insanity. ,
Winter wore away, apriug returned,
and tho orchard of Micah Rood burst
into blossom. On one tree, it was then
observed, tho flowers had turned from
white to red. The superstitious neigh
bors woudered.especially as Rood seemed
drawn to tnis tree by some resistless
fascination. August came and the red
blossoms developed into fruit. When
the large yellow apples fell from the
tranches, each one was fonud to con
tain a well defined globule, known
thereafter as "the drop of blood. " .
The freak of the apple tree deepened
the mystery of Micah 's behavior. 'Con
jecture followed surmise, and soon it
was remembered that during tho pre
vious fall a foreign peddler bad passed
through Norwich and had spent tho
night at Micah Rood's. Ho had never
been seen again. Some cuo suggested
that tho young farmer had mnrdered
him for his money and buried tho body
Quder the applo tree.
Search was mado for tho bodyof the
stranger, but in vain. Nor was any
trace of his stock fonnd among the
possessions of tho unhappy Micuh. If a
loud of crime rested npon tho conscience
of the suspected farmer, it never forced
a confession from his lips. His farm
drifted gradually to decay, and, too
broken down to reclaim it, he wander
ed abont town, disordered iu mind and
body.
Ho died in 1728, but while the blood
spotted applo coutiunc3 to glow his
name and history will bo perpetuated.
New York Herald.
LI HUNG CHANG CARRIED HER.
Chlna'a Viceroy Took Literally on Invita
tion to Escort a Lady.
Speaking of the first meeting of Li
Hung Chang and John W. Foster, on
which occasion the Chinese viceroy en
tertained a woman at dinner for tho
first time in the person of Mrs. Foster,
tho Washington Capital vouches for the
following story, which is one of the
best illustrations of true oriental cour
tesy, combined with the peculiar serious
ness and matter of factness of tho Chi
nese mind, ever related:
When she was introduced to the vice
roy, Mrs. Foster wondered hew sho was
to be taken into tho banquet room.
Some time before, it 6eenis, Li Hung
Chang had been guest of honor at a din
ner given by the Russian embassador,
and being asked to take tho embassador's
wife to tho dining room, piocecded to
comply with a literalness which aston
ished all the guests. Tho viceroy is a
giant in stature, and the embassador's
wife being a small woman, he had no
difficulty in picking her up bodily and
carrying her to tho table.
Mrs. Foster did not yearn for Bueh
honor and called upon her husband's
diplomacy to arrange that sho should bo
escorted in a less vigorous manner.. Mr.
Foster's tact was eqnal to tho occasion,
and When tho doors were thrown oiien
Li Hnng Chang led tho way, and Mrs.
Foster followed him.
Compcnsnted.
The epigrams of Voltaire, tho French
philosopher, were often ruthlessly sar
castic and severe. Ho could, however,
exercise tact and gentleness, and as is
usually the caso with brilliant persons
those qualities became him wonderfully
well.
Ho met the famous statesman Tnrgot
and.cordially inquired ubout his health.
"It is as yon see," replied Tnrgot,
"I am tormented with gout lean hard
ly tlrag my feet about. "
"You remind mo of tho statue of
Nebuchadnezzar, M. Tnrgot."
"Yes," assented tho invalid sadly.
"you ore right, poet, " tho statue hud
feet of clay."
"And a head of gold," cried Voltaire
warmly, "remember that, a head of
gold." Yon th's Companion.
Kldlnz Astride.
The new woman is onlv copyino; after
tho ancient dame when she rides ustride,
as is now tho fxshion of the royal prin
cesses and the leading equestriennes of
both England and America. Joan cf
Arc rodo astride at the head of the
French army, and Queen Elizabeth used
to ride to falcon hunts in this fashion
behind Lord Leicester. It was only in
the sixteenth century that the sidesad
dle came into use in England, and
women rode astride in Germany until
tho close of the eighteenth century. In
most foreign countries the fashion of
riding on one side has never been
adopted by women. Chicago Tribune.
Both Are Favorites.
"Yonr story is a little vague at one
point, said the publisher, and the
ycuug won:an naturally wanted to
know the whereabouts of the alleged
vagueness.
"Where you say," explained the pub
lisher, "that 'she, defeated in argu
ment, had no recourse but to, woman's
most effective weapons against the
tyrant man.' Now, do yon refer to tears
cr Cat irons?" Cincinnati Enquirer.
All men's souls are immertal. but
the 6oula cf tho righteous are both im
mortal and divine. Socrates,
LEAKE BREAD DOLE.
A PRACTICAL CHARITY OVER ONs
HUNDRED YEARS OLD.
A- Beqoest Blade by a long Forgotten
Millionaire Once n Week the UcbcDcI
Ties Are Given Loaves of Bread Some
of the Keclplents Oaee Wealthy.
Ono of the most interesting charities
In operation in this city, and ono which
Is' probably less known than any oth
er, is that which 13 designated in tho
register cf Trinity church as "the Leake
dole cf bread. "
Since 1793 (hia practical benefaction
has been in constant operation, and it
wonld bo exceedingly difficult to com
pute tho great amount of good it has
dono and the number of hungry persons
it" has fed. The dole is a bequest by
John Leake, a long forgotten million
aire and philanthropist, who, with John
Watts, founded the well known Leake
and Watts Orphan Honse, which is still
ia exist enco in this city. Tho portion of
his will in which the bequest is made
reads as follows :
"I hereby give and bequeath unto tho
rector and inhabitants of the Protestant
Episcopal church of the state of New
York 1,000, put out at interest, to lie
laid out in the annual inconio in six
penny wheaten loaves of bread and dis
tributed on every Sabbath morning,
after divino service, to such poor as
shall appear most deserving."
This wish has been faithfully carried
out with ono exception. Tho regular
communicants of tho church will no
donbt wonder, for not inore perhaps
than 100 of them have ever noticed tho
dispensation of "sixpenny wheaten
loaves of bread" after the morning
service.
Nearly 40 years ngo, when tiro dis
tributing station was transferred from
Trinity church to tho shadow of old St.
John's at 46 Vaiick street, it was
deemed wise to c hange the weekly day
of distribution from Sunday to Satur
day and thus obviate tho publicity and
lessen the pain to the pride of the recip
ients, for sonio cf them were, and even
now arc, not only communicants of the
church, but peoplo who at ono time had
been among the mast wealthy of the
congregation. Every Saturday morning
between 7 and 8 o'clock there are deliv
ered into a recess of the gaunt ecclesi
astical structure 07 loaves of wholesome
fresh bread of the kind known as "homo
made," each loaf being worth about 10
cents, w lino not exactly "sixjienny
loaves, " they aro as near that price as
is possiblo to obtain, and no one has
yet ventured an attempt to break the
will owing to this slight divergency or
tho fact of tho change of rlato of distri
bution. The loaves aro piled upon a long set
tee in tho vestibule, where those lucky
enough to bo considered as "appearing
to be tho most deserving" cither call or
send for them. There aro at present just
18 of these pensioners, and others are
constantly waiting to tako the places of
those whom death has claimed. The
loaves aro distributed in varying num
bers, some persons being entitled to
four, while others receive only two,
this being rcgnla'.ed by the size of tho
family. The leaves aro distributed
without ostentation, and although ono
of tho official lepreseutatives of the
church is present he is lax in the amount
of vigilance displayed, allowing the
pensioners to enter the vestry and help
themselves to their allotted share, and
it is a matter of record that not once
has any one made the mistake of taking
an extra loaf.
Shortly before 8 o'clock every Satur
day tho 18 chosen as deserving benefi
ciaries or their messengers begin to ap
pear. TJjo first one to call yesterday
morning was an impoverished looking
woman bowed with age, who, the sex
ton said, has been making the same
weekly trip for nearly SO years. While
thin and emaciated she still bore the
impress of refinement, and her dress,
although threadbare, was remarkably
clean and neat.
With a slight inclination of tho head
she wished tho sexton "Good morning, "
and quietly dropped two loaves of bread
in the basket she carried, after first
carefully wrapping them in a piece of
newspaper. As she slowly walked down
the stone paved yard toward the gate
she staggered under her load, and her
evident refinement led The Sun reporter
to ask who sho was.
"She is one of our oldest pensioners,"
replied the sexton, "and has for over iiO
years never missed a Saturday, rain or
shine, i-he was ence ono of tho wealth
iest of New Y'ork's women residents,
but nn ungrateful son, after gambling
away her fortune, left her destitute, and
has never been heard from since. It is
one of the pathetic stories most of tbeso
people could tell.
In direct opposition to this case was
that of a gray haired Degress, who, al
though mora than SO years old, is still
quite spry, and entered tho vestibule
with a "Moruin, massa," in a manner
which indicated that the very probably
is a manumitted slave. After a slight
interchange of conversation she shuffled
away, apparently happy.
One noticeable peculiarity was the
fact that thero were no men. The bread
was claimed cither by verv old and
decrepit women or by yonng children !
who invariably staggered under tho !
load. Of tho children who called, not
one wore a hat, and when the sexton
was asked for an explanation of this he
replied that, although he had noticed it,
he was unable to give any reason "un
less," he adekd, "they haven't any."
New York Sun.
The Spiritualistic societies cf this
country number 334. They own SO
churches and in addition use 307 halls
for their services. They claim a mem
bership of 43,030.
The Toice of conscience is so delicate
that it is easy to stifle it, but it is &Uo
so clear that it is impossible to mistake ,
it Mme. d StaeL - (
1 THE MYSTERIOUS
He Didst Talk Much, bat When He Did
. . . He Frightened the Croak. .
It was while Tom Byrnes was super
intendent of police that one day a mid
dle aged man walked into a popular
Greenwich street restaurant and called
for a broiled beefsteak. Men do that ev
ery day, bnt this particular man woro
long hair, which was brushed behind
his cars, and had a smooth face, save a
l's'.lo tnft of chin whisker. He was
drv od in a gray suit and carried a car
pet satchel.
Thero was no question that the man
was from tho "rooral destrict," for ono
could almost see the hayseed in his un
shorn locks, and his pockets wero appar
ently bulging with corn hnsks. Tho
stranger had no more than seated him
self when a well dressed, smart looking
yocng man entered and took a seat at
the same table. Ho also ordered a steak.
Ia due time they were served. The
countryman went to work industriously
and was soon enjoying his meal Not so
his vis-a-vis. Tho young man com
plained that his meat was tough tough
as eole leather.
"How's yours, stranger?" ho asked.
"Mine's all right," was the reply,
with a nasal twang.
Bnt try as he would the young fellow
couldn't induce the other to talk with
him. Filially ho said it was a shame to
serve such a steak.- He declared ho be
lieved the cook had wiped the floor with
it, it was so full of grit;
Tho stranger looked up, and fixing a
piercing gray eye on tho young man
quietly but hignificautly remarked :
"If Byrnes knew yon were down
here, yon wonld bo eating worso steak
than that."
Tho young fellow turned palo and
dropped his jaw, also his knife and fork.
Hia appeiite seemed to have suddenly
left him. Ho called for his check, paid
it and left the restaurant in a hurry.
It was Iko Vail, who was "sent np"
afterward for swindling a man with a
Confederate $50 bilL
The mysterious strange man was none
other than "bnt that's another story,"
A3 Kipling wonld remark. New York
Journal.
COUNT ITO'S HEROIC WIFE.
Dragged by the Hair, She Would Not Be.
tray tier Lover.
Of Count Ito, tho distinguished Japa
neso rtatesmaurSir Edwin Arnold gives
this interesting incident : "I sat at table
with tho ex-premier and his wife and
children. The countess, quiet, gentle,
motherly and wearing spectacles, carv-
ln? mo mi una run tnmn witii mih
matronly serenity, had yet a history of
romance and devotion which could
make tho wildest fictionist's fortune.
"Long ago iu those dark and bloody
days when tho minister was her lover
and a fugitive fzoni his enemies there
cauio a timo when they bad tracked
him to her honse and had chosen a bond
of SoGhis to assassinato him. Tho noise
of their clogs and the rattling of their
scabbards wero heard, and the count,
trapped like a stag in his mountain
plcasance, drew his Bizen blade and
prepared to die as a Japanese lord should
amid a circle of dead foes. But while
he murmured 'Saganorel and knitted
his fingers around the shark skin hilt of
his sword that brave lady whoso guest
I wns whispered: 'Do not die. There is
hope still Upon whieh she removed
the liibachi, or firebox, over which they
were sitting, and lifting up the matting
aud planks beneath induced her lover to
conceal himself in tho hollow space
which exists under the floor of all Jap
anese homes. Tho murderers broko into
tho room, a ferocious band, just as the
firebox had been replaced, and the
countess had assumed a position of non
chalance. "They demanded their victim, and
when she protested against their intru
sion and bade them search . if they
wanted iSo, the wretches dragged her
around the apartment by her long,
beautiful black hair, now touched with
silver, and grievously maltreated her,
bnt could not shake her resolute fidelity.
Thanks to this, Connt Ito, the hero of
many another strange adventure, es
caped from the chief peril of his career
aud has lived to givo his country a new
constitution and to bo ono of tho fore
most and best respected statesmen of
modern Japan. "
Brooch and Chatelaine.
Tho day of the brooch and chatelaine
for watches is over. The watch chain
again assorts itself. Watches no longer
swing from enameled flowers or jew
eled bars. Instead they are hidden
away in a watch pocket, and a black
eilk cord or a narrow ribbon is their
main support Old fashioned broad gold
watch chains are not yet the vogue, but
as time goes on they probably will be.
At present silk cords in black and dark
shades are considered the proper thing.
Summer girls, however, are substitut
ing for the Hold Watch Chain n Iiarrnn
satin libbcu which matches in tolor the
gown with which it is worn. A few ex
ceedingly fine gold chains are seen.
. t
A Good Plan.
Tho Rock Island railroad has adopted
an excellent plan to test the honesty of its
conductors. They were informed that
spotters would no longer be employed
on the road, and that the money thus
saved would bo applied to au increase
in the wages of the conductors. The
plan is said to be working to the entire
satisfaction of both the company and
those directly affected. Philadelphia
Ledger. '
Defense of Puree Thief.
A delichtfnl defense vmo tnnrlonwt -
cently to a charge of stealing a purse
from a lady's pocket "The prisoner i
pleaded that ho was tempted by the
purse protruding," which justified him, ;
he seemed to think, in intruding.
Westminster Gazette. j
tho Imperiahable Foot
It is a curious fact that the supply of
foolish people never gives out, although
thrr Bra rivii o nf Ihni, fnllv '
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