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EDDY CTORENT. Mill i ; ,.,, .I, i. I. i -.I ... i i ,.,,.. . i i ii wiii! m .. ii i - .1 ..... i .I ...Hi. i. - .; "' '" )' " " """ ' 11 mi. - i i- niiin - ill.. Pocos Valley to the Front, Cronkora to the Roar. V. ....hi, I, i n , - M..IIM. . i i l in iimi. i i Mi mm in . ,, lt, ,, ,. .t.L.,u, ,i. , ii i i ji ii T. ,THlfl. i MM. . - VOL. IV. EDDY, NEW MEXICO, TIIUK3DAY, FEURUAHY 1, 181)0, NO. 14. tfOOK HER OWN Lffl, THS SEOnET OF MI83 fEARU BftYAN'8 DEATH. MltiLata Mar Ilolllngsworth, friend of MlM Sryan, Tails Hurtling Hetj which Would Tao it to Bhow that tho Young Wo. man Klll.d tltin.tr. lKDUKAroL!, lad.) I'ob. 10. The Fort Thomas tnunlor mystery Is now nearer a rotation than' It has been alnoe tho hoodlum body of Pearl Bryan wm found. Mlsa Lulu May Holllngsworth, ono qf Pearl Bryan's girl friends, who haii been boarding at No. 1 lloury street, knows a deal about tho tragody. Miss itolllngaworth's knowlcdgo of tho caoo was brought to lljihl lnsl night through a loiter written to Murshnl w. 13. Btnrr of Grcon Castlo. Tho man who wroto tho letter la II. K. HntollfTe, u travellng salesman from DaltUnoro. llo advised MarihaU Starr to investigate tho mat ter and tho marshal catuo bore yestor- day afternoon. Dotcctlvo Frank WIN Ron was dotallod to assist tho marshal. They called on Miss Ilolllngsworth. Sho was not inclined to bo communica tive at drat. Thoy then docldod to tako her to polloo headquarters and have her aucstionod bv Sunorlndant Colbert Mies Ilolilutrswoi'th nays that on tho afternoon of Jan. 28 sho was at tho union atatlon and met Miss Bryan. Sho had visited In Gwen Castlo and had bccomajicqualtitwl with Miss Urynn thore. After tho usual greetings woro over Mis Bryan told hor eho was in deep trouble. Sho explained its noturo and said that Jackson was responsible for hor condition. Sho said it would novcr do for hor pooplo to hoar of hor uisgraco ana sua was going to uincin nati to havo an abortion performed. Sho askod Miss Holllngsworth tho na ture of drugs used In such cases and Miss Ilolllngsworth told hor what sho had hourd was good. "I am positive that I'oarl was not murdered," sho said. 'Woll, how do you know?" "I know," ropllcd tho girl, "but do not proposa to tell." "Why not?" "Simply because I do not propone to incrlmlnuto mysolf. Thoro was an ocourrenco botwoon Jackson, I'oarl Uryatrnnfi-mysolf 'that woro I to' toll of would clear up tho mystery sur roundlnir hor donth." "Why don't you toll it and sot tho minds of hor folks at rest?" "For this reason! It would Incrlm Inato mo. llowover, I do not proposo to seo tho'o boys hang, and whon tho last hope is gono I will toll what know In order io snvo their nooks. Thoy did not kill I'oarl." "How do you know they did not kill hen"' "Bocauso sho died by her own hand. I havo u theory, Pearl took tho men lclno borsolf. Sho was in Jackson's room iit tho tlmo. It had n dilToront effect from what sho expected and sho grow so bad that Jaokson saw sito was going to dlo. Mo know that it would novcr do to havo her dlo In tho houso so ho hired a hiirlc and, assisted by Walling, took hot- necross tho rlvor. Sho may havo died on tho way nnd may havo been doad before they got her out of tho room, und their object in taking hor thoro wtis tohldothoorlmo Whon noar Fort Thomas thoy out off her head and disposed of it to avoid identification. Seo If It don't como out that wav." Later last night Miss Ilolllngsworth told tho nolloo all sho knew. Sho said sho bought for I'oarl Ilryan throo kinds of drugs horo nnd Instructed hor to buy another drug alter sue roooneu uincin nali, but to bo careful of it, as It was deadly poison and would kilt hor If not used correctly. Miss Ilolllngsworth says that 1'oar Ilryan then said to hart I will go to Cincinnati and tako tho stuff, and if it kills ma I will bo nntr Jackson and ho will havo to swing for it." Miss Ilolllngsworth fuf-tuorsays that Pearl was very bjtter to warn jnoimm who was responsiblo for her condition Japan In Hawaii. Fort Townsend dispatch: Aecord lntr to advices received from Honolulu on tho bark Matilda, tho leaders of tho Japanese colony have given notice that they propose next month to demand of the legislaturo the enactment of a law permitting Japanese merchants to be como Hawaiian subjects. They will also demand that tho tariff on certain wares manufactured In Japan, and which do not como in competition with 4 American goods, bo abolished. Many ' consorratlvo citizens bsllnvo if thoso concessions aro granted, only a short time will elapse boforo tho tamo people will be demanding tho franuhleo for all Japanese subjects, who aro so numer ous that thoy may soon uovoiop sum Elent strongtu to soouro a law tccopta tie to jupaneia importers. Thro LIt. I hotU OLOUCKJTUti, Mass., Feb. 10. Tim tliroe-mastod sobooner Allianoln, which loft New York last Sunday, wont ashoro on l'lum Island last night and was stovo to fragments, four of tho crow being saved and three drowned. Tho schooner had 800 tons of coat for St Joan, N. H., and was commanded by Cant. Meltons. She sailed from New YorkLnd reached Kdgartown, whero she roo out Friday and uis.de (. bio Cod reisUrday afternoon. l'rolhr right m Uarl. CniOAno. III.. Fob. 10. Carl Dahlke and Herman Dahtko, brothers, fought duel to tho death with knives last night in tho roar of 203 lllnokhawk street, tho homo of tholr slitter. Mrs. Wllllrtn Stuy. lhero had been a family gathering for tho christening of n baby when tho brothors quarreled. Thoy adjourned to tho back yard to debt. Aftorlt was over Horman was picked up, head nnd race out into nuiions. no was convoy ed to tho Aloxlan Brothers hospital dying. Carl made his oscnpo. Ileforo gottlng into tho yard thoy haa won drinking nnd quarreling, but had been oparatcd.by tholr wives, who clung frlghtonod to tholr husbands. Carl and ilermut Dahlko nro mlddlo aged, each having a largo family. Carl is n laborer, liormnn is n night wntcu man. "Got oi yonr knlfo," cried Hormun. and comt Into thp yard." rushing tho women nwny, tho two men sprang down tho stops to tho yard in tho roar of tho bouo. Euoh had a koen-bladed -pookofknlfo In his hand, and with Muvnms of anger jumped at ono another Uko tlgors. In n moment thoy wero slashing und cutting In fury. Suddenly Hormun gavo n scream of agony, carl's knuo una shown umlor tho window light for an Instant and then was burlod almost to tho hilt in Herman's head, onlorlng nt tho loft oyo. Tho unfortuuato num fell to tho tho ground, writhing in agony. In tho meantime tho vholo milch- borhood had been aroused by tho walling of tho women nnd tho child- ron'n cries for fear. Men and womon woro ranged about tho fence, watching tho deadly duel between tho brolhorg, but no ono had tho temerity to attempt to interfere. l'ollcoman Mcdonough arrived lust too luto to entail Curl rcil-hoodnu1 with his brother's blood. A child had run to tho cornor and Informed htm, but after Horman had fallen Carl Jumped over tho fence and made httf oscnpo. Whon Herman was. broiiKht to tho hospital his face osd hcad woro lah- od in n dozen dllfordnt directions, nnd tho loft oyo hung from Its socket. Ono outoxtondod from tho crown of tho head to n point betow tho left oyo, und another cut had torn almost half tho scalp off, Up to u Into hour tho tugl- HVo brother had not baen captured. Wlut Chamberlain nr tendon dispatch: A communication from 'tho secretary of state for tho col nnlos, Mr. Josopl Chamlrarlaln, of February -I to tho governor of Capo Colony. Sir Hercules Itohlnsou has been mndo public. It rovlews tho his tory of tho ovents In tho Jransnml since 1801 and points out Hint the min ing Interests, the mainstay of the coun try, nro mainly In the hands of the Ultlandors, who nro debarred by legis lation from tho rights of citizenship, and state that tho whole direction of affairs and the right of taxation re main a monopoly In tho hands of n decreasing minority of tho imputation engaged in agrloulluro, whllu tho ma jority, who raised tho rovonuo from 70,000 to i.".'. 000. 000. nro denied any voico In tho government ot tho Trans vaal lyml aro unable to obtain redrew for the formidable grluvnnceH, hamper ing und Injuring them incessantly. .Mr. CliamlM.-rlaln states tho position of Groat Britain und her claims toward tho Transvaal, suylng: "Slneo tho convention of 1881 Uront Britain has recognized Transvaal as IndnjKJiidont internally, but its external relations uro subject to tho control of (iraat Britain. Uhoro is no reason to uutlol patu that n foreign stuto will dlsputu our rights, but. it is nocessary to state clearly that tho government intends to maintain thorn in tholr integrity. In ternally uroat urltain is justltlod in tho Intorest of South Africa as a whole and for tho tKiaco und stability of tho Trans vaal to tender friendly counsel regard; lug the uewcomors, many KiigtUh sub Jeqts." (loin to KiibUiiiI. LoKPUK. Feb. 10. President Krue gar of Transvmil has accepted the Invi tation extended to him by Colonial Secretary Chnrntwrklu to come to Knglnnd, accompanied by some mem bers ot the Transvaal oxueutlve, to not ns commission. Probably n special session of the volksrand will bo called to draft n formal sanation and to nom inate n commission. Hon. Cecil lthodo'a sister sailed for Capo Town from Southampton on Saturday. Mr. Rhodes came from London to bid her farewell. It was reported that Cecil llhodos had nt tho last moment ongug ed a cabin. Uroat oxoitoment was oaused by this announcement, but ho was not soon on board tho steamship. (Ivrinanr and liliu.talll.ni, Beirut, Feb. 8, Tho imperial chan cellor, I'rlnco Hohonlohe, In tho reiohstag Saturday stated that hs saw no moans ot raising tho price ot stiver oxcept by international agreement, and tho government had no prefeout Intention of proposing an International conference on the subject. Mora Troops for Africa. ltOMK, Feb. 10. It ia steted that Clou, llarntoria has asked tor tho im mediate dispatch of twolva battalions of Infantry, six mounted batteries and 2500 mules to Krlthea. Tho cabinet discussed the demand and I'remlur HBSWI ttJU U W ii I U M 14 MS4V4 BtU 17 ( rlspl had a long" interview with pipg iiututxsri.. i KENTUCKY WOMJN. FAMEST' DAUOHTEnS OP THE BLUB QMABB STATE. n.lter IMarattd titan Ilia !.n I-enlnR. Ian ltat m Woman Iloarit of Educa tion Mr., ll.rr Talk, at Ilia Iira.i t Iltr Kb (Lexington Letter.) ENTUCKY'8 Now Womon have had the remarkable suouttts ot oloctlng a full board ot edu cation nt Lexing ton, ot obtaining from tho Ipglsla lure a law protect ing tho property rights of married women, and ot raising tho ago of consont; and it has caused tho Now Womon nnd tholftjym nathltera In other Htntea to wiflder about Kentucky's Now Woman. Tift Indloa aro Mesdamcs KmmaWalker llcrr, Leonora Hartwcll and Jessica lluutson. Nearly all ot them are do scondants from tho pioneers who came to Kentucky whon It was n wilderness from Vlrglnln, Maryland and North Corollnu. Tho descendants of those hardy and fearless men havo married Into onoh other's families- until all the stronger characteristics of tho mon and womon who blazed tho way Into tho "dark nnd bloody ground" nro Intonsl tied In tho present generation. 6traage 1CMMA WALKHIl HKHU. as It may scorn to porsans nt tho North Kcntucklans for tho last throe gouera Hons have bestowed upon tholr daugh tors moro liberal educations than thoy havo Riven to tholr sons. As a result, Kentucky womon, ns a class, are raUier ahooil ot her men, ns a class, In ail (hat gooa to inslio up tho woll In formed nnd aspiring citizen. As n speclmon of Kentucky's New Women. Mrs. 15 mm a Walkor llorr, of Loxlngton, might lfo montloned. Sho was born nt Vlrnlnln parontngo, of Scotch-Irian doscant. being tho dniigh tor ot tho Itov. Hiram IMorco Walkor I). I)., an omlnont minister ot the southern Methodist church. Hor moth er was a momhor ot the old aristocratic family ot Virginia, tho Kennors. Mrs llorr Is a direct descendant of and ean trace her lluoago to tho (lev. (li-crg Walkor, the Irish clergyman who tool; so prominent n part In tho heroic do feuso ot Londonderry against James II. Mrs. Hcrr's paternal grandmother wan descendant ot tho Illustrious Stephen Oordlnor. tho celebrated Kngllsh pro lato and statesman who. through the patronago ot tho duko of Norfolk, was Introduced to Cardinal Woolsoy, who made him secretary, and afterward archdeacon of Norfolk, end llunlly bishop ot Winchester. Llko tho majority ot Kentucky girls Mrs. Herr had u liberal education, which was rounded out by extonslvo travol. Blto married l'lerco Herr, son of Dr. Levi Herr. tho famous breeder ot trotting horses. Hor husband died eight years ago, leaving her with two bright boys. Thrown, pructloally, upon her own resources, Mrs. Herr at qnoo put her talent to work whero itsnvduld do the most good In tho battle of bread winning. Sho took up Journalism, first as a society reporter on one of tho local "dallies." nnd later ns part owner of th illustrated Kentucklnn, a papor LBONOIIA HAIVTWELL. devoted to the Interests ot the women ot the state. Blx months ago she sold her Interest In tho paper and has since that time been a contributor to several journals, She haa written little, how ever, about woman, her work being along other lines, She is known I y all I "" "" " .- - w r M W I s sail the prominent people from one end of m ami i uv wilier ana uovcrnur iiifi in u in mr Brown, vtio Is a great admirer ot hor ntollootuallty and social accomplish ments, appolntod her ono ot the five members of the board of lady managers of (ho Atlanta exposition from Ken tucky, and tho board bad tho cood judgment to elect her Its secretary. In an Intervlow this morning Mrs. Herr talked as follows about the now avenues of usefulness that nro opening tip" to the women of Amcrlon: "The American woman did not como to tho front sooner rlmpljr because tho con ditions In this country wore not favor able to her doing so. She was always able to hold tho position she does to day; sho was always a frro agent. But she had tho good sense to watt until the refining and enlightening Inttuonue of education had become sudlolently general to Insure her not only n wel come but an Intelligent one. Sho tins over been tho power behind the throne. Man's achievements havo ovor been di rectly traced to a woman's help, a wom an's Influence, And. what Is far moro to him, to a woman's sympathetic Inlorost. "Whntovcr mnv lie wild about tho now sphere of woman, it must be ad in tiled that woman was always pre eminent In tho sphere of love, fidelity, and loving ministry. She has over been tho host example Mo man ot tho best and highest qualities of human nature, and man has ever been at his best as he har-yleldcd to thn Influence and in struction ot tho beat women who taught and Impressed htm. I resent, ns ft libel (ngulnst her. the portrayal otdho New Woman ns a Treat uro who ireorns all tho lltllo touches of femininity, who Is utterly void ot snntlmont mid strongly addicted to stiff shirts, etc.; who affects a 'masculine air, laughs at love, and, t( short, an Intolerable creature, not it tho least a true type of tho Now Woman ns she Is to-day. To bo euro, an in each now fad or fashion there arc over the extremities, so that now woman Is plncod where sho rightfully belongs ami admitted to a freedom of thought, speech and action, nnd which prlvllcgo sho takes advantage of, nor lncka one touch ot true, noble woman hcod. "Thorn nro somo who will stop over tho boundary lino nnd loso tho oxquls Ito womanly graces, tho refinement ot thought nnd action that belong to the oxnltcd typo of our box the Now Woman. The Now Woman Imitntes man only In the fact that sho has nwak ened to tho fact that sho has a mind nnd brain ns woll ns n heart nnd soul Sho roads not tho sensational words of the day, but the host work of tho past nnd present writers; tho dally papers, the public speeches of our groat men, anil keeps In touch with nil tho varied plans ot the political situation ot the day, nnd yot through It nil retains her refinement, her gentleness of word, manner, her native purity ot thought, her delicate and subtle reasoning, nnd JB8SICA HUNTSON. her keen pcrceptlvo faculties, which, combined with tho dainty feminine uays and touches ot womanly nature, make hor a crenturo to whom man gives tho palm ot equality, lulelloelual- Ity, and extends to her tho reverence duo to her exalted womanhood. "It Is said by some men, sincere In their belief, too, that tor women to n tor tho professions will prevent them frcm marrying. Not n bit ot It. When a woman falls In love genuinely and earnestly, she Is Just as sure to marry as tho other sex. Thar Is nothing un der heaven, whether It be fame, pel I lies, money, or medicine, that can' ever change n true woman's heart, make her any a woman or prore'nt her enter 1 1. the matrimonial state. If onee her mind Is made up. The New Woman will marry, not to escape tho vulgar gossip ot a soulless noclaty. but to please herself, and love born of moral and Intellectual equality will be tho only consideration. She will regard marriage without love as unchsstlty. "With the common vlow of politics, no wonder It Is thought women should have nothing to do with It. Politics to-day is assumed to be only a baso, low struggle for oftlec, power and wraith. To my mind, there Is nothing greater, nobler, more Important than politics or the art ot government. It should not be a struggle for power. It should be a combined action of all nun est. Intelligent people to organize and carry on a state so as to bring the greatest good to the greatest number The happiness and vinuo or every man, woman and child In the land aro Inilti a V tk l vU U a-taw l"n n.w lit i h 1 n iv i n nil lnllliil1nni sir the country Uod speed the day w -n . douiki oi i uan oo detrned from the base methods into whleh It haa fallen; When It shall eeasa to bo a mere trado and become a sacred duty, an honorable work. "The science ot the future that shall, bo paramount to all others Is the sci ence of living: that of knowing how to llvo this ll(o of ours so that wo may realise the full measure ot the Joys that nro In roach of a being capable ot rea soning. Tho time has como whon mon and women should bo tho foanl point for all this modern light. Wo are far In tho rear. Wo have not kept abreast of our material Improvements. We need to giro less heed to Improved loco motives, loss nttontlon to machinery, and moro effort for a higher typo ot men and women, who shall bo worthy their environments. The Improved ed ucation ot tho race that will soon be here will glvp us n keener Insight Into the possibilities that are In reach for better life. And whatever our condi tion. It will drive despair from tlsoul and Insplro us with hope fur nil good things and enable us to rite with now energy to n loftier conception ot too slgnlllcnnco ot human existence." Q?A89HOPI'EnS ATTACK A MAN. Ilraslllan Intarts llqual In I'owar to a lllglitT.yiunn. "Speaking nt grnsshoppnrs," said tho man with tho ynllsr whiskers, "but won any of you gentlemen oror In Bra zil?" Thoy could not remember that they ever woro, says the Detroit Free Press, nitd ho continued: "Wo know nothing of grasshoppers In this country. In Brazil, whon you spoak of grasshoppers, womon will shudder and men turn pnlo. I was never In Brazil myself, hut I had u brother who lived thoro for flvo years and who told mo about grasshoppers. My brothor was rather vain nnd con- roltod. but ho wouldn't llo. Tho first tlmo ho was ntt?okcd by thorn wns ono morning iib ho wns walking In his gar den. Without tho slightest warning three grasshoppers sprang upon him nnd knocked him down, and It his scronms had not brought Immcdlnto assistance, he would havo boon killed on tho spot. As It was, ho was laid up for a week. After this attack ho be gan to Inquire around, and post himself on tho habits ot the nsshoppor. and when tho next adventure enmo ho was prepared for It. Ho was riding nlong tho highway, when n full grown grass hopper sprang upon tho horse behind him and sought to fasten Its fangs In his nock, Before ho could do so, how ver. he drew his pistol and turned und shot It through the heart. He sent mo some of Its claws, and I havo thorn yot. The third time ho was attacked .he onmu within an neo ot losing his life. H wrs walking over his ooffeo plnnta- mou one day mid encountered n poison rails snnko and stnrted to kill It. Whllo thus engaged a grasshopper sprang upon him from tho limb of n tree. My brother wns knocked down and rolled Into a ditch with three foot of wator In It. By a lucky move ho got tho Insect by the throat nnd forced Us head under tlut water and hold It there until life wffH oxtlnet. It was u close shavo, though. My brothor had to ho carried home, nnd It wns several weeks before h was ablo to get out of bed. Ho horo the sears of that conflict to his grave." .Marrlml Mrn mill YVitmrn 11 1 r I Whatever may bo tho merits ot tho cunt-, ouii sjtlo or tho othor, thoro ari ttfo reflections that can bo mndo on this new fashloFnble scandal. The first Is, Is It not tlmo to cry halt to tho very Im prudent, to say tho least, notions of our young married man and women T Whon I snld that at Newport and at plaeos of that kind last summer every married woman and then I made tho honor nblo exceptions had a cavalier and air husband wus paying nttontlon to some other man's wlfo, I was brought roundly to hook for the assertion. These little flirtations may 1m pla tonic In oharaeter. There may be no harm ut tha tlino, but when people nro Idle and have nothing to do but to ml, drink and bo merry the old proverb of 8ata ran lead naturally but to one con clusion. I presume ns long as this mnst exist In soelnty, as long ns wo must cloco our eyM to the fast that our sins will bo visited on the lunocorit, let us adopt the convenient motto of dolnn what we will but avoid being found out. This latter theory of dlseovary Is ilia eapltal crlmo In society. There la no doubt of much laxity of morals and ot too mush Indulgence In waters which nro strong. It Is an old story but It Is Indeed true. Man of Leisure lit New York Commercial Advertiser. .HIM I'lcfon. "What beeame of the millions ot wild pigeons!" asks a col respondent. Hunt ura found their roosting places year ago, and killed them with the poles and fed them by wagon toads to fat ten hogs, before the youn$ could lly. They were destroyed as effectually as the buffalo. Kavtr Hor a Nerhtla, A worthy sueressor to the erstwhile , gorklra Sorrates Jerry Simpson. Is judge Martin of Atchison, who, accord" 'lip tSW l 1 nv a HVVH 19 ih in i It n nlfth-i nsi n . i in his life but one The exception was uen r.n via insmri A MAN OF MILLIONS. WILLIAM WALDOnP ABTOft FOn BAKES HIB COUNTRY. Mrtlar from lilt tlnma la Knetanil hat !! Wilt M.r Itolurn In Atr Ira to Mta To M.jrry an Ili-Anmrl. ran tllrl, lriy nun-hill. T ISt asserted Jjg orelgn goulps tW shortly nttjF ffftf prcsTlbtir gra pi mourning, William Waldorf Afi&F'will marry l-uny Hnn dolpu Churchill Mrs. Astor, former ly Mlse Paul, nl Philadelphia, dlod Boo. 22, ISO I. Ur! Itnndolph C'aurchlll's death otourred early last year. Wllllnm Woidorf As tor Is tho first ono ot his family whs ventured outsldo tho beaten paths ol commerce and society. He rend Inw, cntorcd polities nnd wroto books, and a few years ago wont ovor to Kngland and devoted part ot his ancestral mil lions to printing periodicals nnd a nowspnper. with tho double view ol cultivating and enlightening tho Brit ish mind. He had acquired n tasto tot Ufa abroad In a rosldonco ot three yoan as United States minister to Italy fn Arthur's torm. Mr. Astor at first rent- WILLIAM W. ASTOIt. cd Lnnsdowuo Houso n a residence, pnylng $25,000 nnnunlly. Ho thou bought n London re-tldenco and subse quently purchased Cliveden, an estnto on tho Thsmos. from tho Duko ot Wost mlnstor. Horo It was that Mrs. Astor dlod. Shortly after her death hor hus band discontinued tho printing of the Pall Mall Budget, an Illustrated weak ly belonging to him. Ho nsslgned thn somewhat strange reason far permit ting the periodical to die that his wife had tnkon an netlvo psrsonnl Interest In the journal, and ho sought to honor her memory by stopping tho publica tion. Hnterprlslng Hngllshtnon nre now Issuing a paper called tho Now .Budget, which In dross, stylo and scope ot subject is a reproduction ot tho As tor weekly. Mr. Aster's luaomo Is rated as high as JIO.QOO.OOU per yonr and hl p-nperty Is valued all tho way up to J150.000.0CO. Ho has three elilldren, Waldorf, n boy of 10; Paulino, 15 years old, nnd tho fourth, John Jacob. 0 yoar old. Ho recently snld that ho would novcr llvo In Amcrlon again. MUB. PRAED. Tin .Noii-ll.t Hlm.r ".Mr.. TreemWUi" Ma. Maila w hi If. Mrs. Priu'il, whose last novel, "Mrs. Tragasklss," hns created n favorable Impression, was born In Queensland. Hor father, Murray Prior, was active In public affairs there. A nephew of Praed, the poet, wns hor husband. Her first novel was published in 1880 nnd called "An Australian Heroine," "Mo- loch," "Tho Head Station." "Outlaw and Lawmaker" are some ot her books; MltS. CAMPI1KLL PHAICU while, In collaboration with Justin Mc Carthy, she wrote "The Iltgbt Honor able" and "The Ladles' gallery." rrottl la Atrobot. A nw method now comes from Franee by which fruits are preserved by means of alcoholic vapor. The fruit Is placed in a room containing open vessels with alcohol. The room ll then closed to prevent the entrance ot fresh air, and It la claimed that the alcoholic vspors produced by the evaporation ot the alcohol prestrve th- fruit fresh tor ao Indefinite time.