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iiii'!niifnt to tha maturity of my ap-p.M-iii will you have a fur elrea Mr ' II r . i one of the bfll silk with i m. u lining, only one liunilrtU and wn'v il v. dollars." !.-!. nn vftr humble, t mad known t;i.. 'i. th,it i loth cloak wm what I m .'kmg, in. I the young woman lJ .! iy to another department. M..w hare ih cin that I can fully . . .rnni-nd." .h- mild attr I had final ly iiti l ' her otnprehetid that twenty v lollnrH wan my limit. "This 1i a iv rn cloak and Will two of them arm import'!, 'ha other was wnt to 'H i r W only use tham for ugg- "i in m'nr opyliiK exactly, so '' r ! no Ik.. afraid at having n eommon ?jrtii.'Hl I nir-ii Miat the Jnat argument was .-n' iu-.lv-. ns t despised the ready Ttw annents which were sold by tit tuiii'lroda fxactly alike, making e clai.i t '"i th look h though they were in uniform Turning resrotfully away rn.in imnleomer garments. I pur- lim-l Hie cli.-iiper ono, the aote sped ni' n if Ita i1. Fueling that of a r.i poverty haa Ita stlnga, I doubt it i .vii really grateful for the cloak i) r i -v m niitn ia potiHNM ae 1 thought Mit mora iiaautltul one, which I .vmn.-l u Iwdly. Mr uo-v cloak wna llko charity. In tutni'i ii n that It would cover many ini hi Mm way of ahahby droNct. nnd ' -mil!,, mo to make quite a roapectnble ipih ir un' daaplte my too obtrusive no t. for I waa but n working unan My Mr father little thotiRht of the jr-),v m utore for his pcttod daughter .v.i a hi tenderly provided for her i iry want nnd would not permit her i i-irn mdf-ielmnee or any means of input Whan ho passed nway. about fu n y.-ara prior to tho opening of my t try. 'lie little property thnt woo left nfMr j wits settled up, simply pro v 1 a itmnlt Income for mother. invhiT nnd I having renounced our Hun. Mieieto. Frank urgod us both fo nukn our home with his family, but r I d tint want to. Mother being nble tn tiar .i small sum for board was very hpiy with her children nnd grand- . Vi.i li.-ii and ( aought to oarn my liv ing in lloston forty miles distant from n rniiiiy. J u very stern discipline far me to K't lirp tly from n fine home Into the ,t iii- if lira. Mfieclnlly ns I had no how I could turn my talents, en ir.-iy untrained. Into money. I am Mn- lint were It poaalble for my father ',i conscious of my trlnls, he would in i' ( my sulferlngs and bitterly r that I had not bean educated to a niiiir liualuaas. Kmiiroldery. In which I was skilled, , H r.-d smalt compensation, but I "n iurntly accepted It and at last I . n d to do acceptable work, and for n . in trade, ao that t foil meosur- a .v indenondent. I bad lonu needed a cloak and had 1 felt In another pooket to find my own and was surprised to dlwover a loiter enclwlng a photograph of a young man. who, lo my mind, was deeldeUly good looking. Frank plancrd at It and remarked that he was not aware that 1 had such a handsome friend. With Jtt a bit of veiallon apparent, I told him abwit my cloak and the story of the oales woman. "Than It must be that the lady from Denver la visiting lloston and has a penchant for the theater alio." he re marked with a smile. Hoping to discover a clue to the owner of the cloak ao na lo return the mittens, the dwka were exact coun terparts and enHally new. 1 road t letter, whlrh was aildreal to Mlw. Annlo IhdW, Seotla. N. V. It began. Deer Nan," and ended "Bver thine. I'red." It was brimful of nonsense, but contained nothing to Indicate the relationship of the panic. immeui alely concluded lhat thoy most be lov er. A fair oplmnA la no rohbery," It Is said, ao aa the principal point of difference In the property was In the jrrteted my car. and I turned to sts the amlllnc faee of Mr. jscksob. With a laughing negative I was about to pass on when ho leoked at his wateh and declared that I had lost my car, and ns I had a full hour to wait Invited mo to tako supper with him at a popular restaurant not far off. We had n lively etmt over a dainty repast and time passed unnoted until Mr. jRfcHtoti toiiiarked that as It a; so Into It it was agreeable to ma he would be happy to cseort ma to res Uooth and Marrett who wore starring together at that time Sueh a treat was not to be lightly passed by and 1 stifled my feeling that possibly "Dear Kan" might object. "Thlnu forever, Fred" taking another girl to an en tertainment. This was but tho beginning of a de lightful ac(ttlnlance. At first I would make some (Kissing remark about Miss flhaw and she oreaolonnly made ono of tho party when wo passed an even Ins tocether. but gradually wo ceased to mlaa her. Once t taxed him with neglecting her, when he calmly rc FItEE moil SING SING. THE LAST DAY OF A PntSONttn WHO HAS "DONE HIS BIT." Iloatlne of HrUmlna a Man A Drink nml a llnnrti of Ulgaretttt Are Uioslly Ilia rirtt rnrohMei Mails by Nearly Eerr Hz-Cesrlcti In order to apprcclato fully tho value eral some men whose lrtmr'rplroJ that day. One ot tho convicts, aa he stepped from his cell, shrank back and turned pale when ho saw the stranger with tho keeper and cast stealthy glances at the man whenever ho could. Tho keeper explained that the convict had undoubtedly committed n crime besides the ono for which he had sorv cd and he feared that tho stranger was nn ofrjoor- rnmn (n arrest him. "That happen frequently." sold tho offltcr, "and It I a pitiful sight to seo a man all keyed up for 'the out- of his freedom, who has boon housod In a narrow, cheerless cell, nnd lias worked and messed with other con victs, Is let out of the prison offlco a freo man. It is a scono which few people exeepi tho prison officials wit ness nt fling Sing, becauso tho "gradu ation oxorclsoa" always tako plaoo there early In tho morning, says tho New York Tribune prison threshold. A man must bo made of Iron lo tako such a dose with out a struggle" When tho graduating class, each man with his hundlo under his nrm, Is brought together a keopor gives the command "Forward!" sharp nnd dis tinct, and tho men march toward tho prison yard, and when this point Is reached thov nro ordered to "closo tip." and then for the last tlmo until they behimiT r8g wallsTslng -returned to the , Hole, Boge-the piled that she had Jilted him. saying Sing. If ho I. a 'new man." with no Zm vho o yenra be- that .he was like moat stlrl. who did expcrlonco In tho rlto. goes through 1 clt,tc, .l "l0 . r"" "f r4 , " " - nn, Mlas nr.. . tnr nuntian, tnm their own the Initiation In a dased manner. Ho l"P". ""L.?."'" " lllliirun, i imiHB uu -- --- " ,. ., .,i. . , l.l. t.utnrv In mcir Cllizen a Bftrnionm nun iuu haw. convinced that she was but a brothers when some other girt anaB ttNtloM ns to his his ory In or ,( tioy grrvc, rialtor to the clly and trl cfu n orou.er nroi n w m , """" V "' ' "; " leaa than five years the recent gradu. trace her through the oirec.ory. i ri wm ur, u""" Lik. Zi. .7 liii. ste mw Iha tiim tonvUt In lh span Anninv iinir iirnttmr imitt tiavine had throuKh tho formi of wolEhlnB. uatu tttn mma vnnllmt Prtid Will Inn Vftfiri ItiK. having his beard shaved nnd his older than hie sister and as thny were hair cropped with n chlld-llko docility orphans, had been modo her guardian. ntl In most instnncoa ho realises his Ini.n.. nfj.i nn fn- lila mnllier iiiid iiuniiiun oniy niicr hid uuur ui led him to be very Under ot her '" eotai upon him and ho looks mcnt who helped them nt tho llmo of their Initiation. Then ho stood by ns each man was weighed, and then ho selected from n closet near at hand a uniform for the new prisoners. He THI8 IS NOT NAN'S, diligently read the papers, however, lest alio might doslro to regain the photo nnd would ndvcrtlse, but I saw no notice youngost child. H was r.omewhat ntrango to mo to note tho Intonso relief that this ex planation gave me. It was New Year's ero and wo wero going to tho sorvleo tho next day. He had been passing tho evening with mo. Wo wero to meet Annlo nnd a frlonl nt tho ohurclt and I was to go home with her and spend tho holiday. What Fred thought of tho expression on my faco ns I realized that my nbsurd Jealousy of Annlo was without founda tion. I was ftoou to learn. Aa I glanced at him I caught a look ot puzzled sur- nrlio and then he solzed both my hands In his ns he drew me to him. upon tho garments In which ho has been clothed nnd tho place which will be home to him until tho weary years have dragged awny. Then tho uully beromea tho baby, and mon who hnvo braved danger In tho pursuit ot spoils break down nnd tho guards ns they pass tho cells ot tbo new man do not stop when thoy hoar sobs and oven abrlcks of despair, because they corco In tho regular ordor of things. Then coin on assignment to such work ns tho convict may bo fitted for nnd the first ovldcnco that tho new man is becoming ustoracd to his surround ings nn . , measuro reconciled to his condition . when ho begins to Mgurn how much ho will "got off" for good conduct nnd whon his term will expire. n HE A KB DOWN. hno ' cn In tho clothing hi. ess and knew at n glntico what else garment a man rcquircit, anu u no mono aSK tor Mini grenirm now cm hiii. iu ii viuv, iiiumim nru "i , " , .j.or that you can give, your own aweet self weeks and finally days, and tho strain ' ff""n to L nrS to be' my bride. May I cla.m it, for I become, greater as the day ot libera- nmdc ttlo crc" o o Un n .t-dy know now thnt you lovo met" lion draws near. Mon who had been cnv ct . nlUugh lat er on dny Fred blesses that cloak which first "pathetic. wnp m e' well, atylo and becomo particular aa to ,ade u. acquainted and although I r h.0. iho flt ot thoIr gnrincg. . intifiii(itfin vnniauin nnw win i wa w Tumi , Should havo. called this - whhhtaeo rlH " " U"V " Nnw M. rnnvlrl loo.t At the SCalca not consent to parting with it. X looks over my shoulder as I writo and v K""nR "10:'!'" " ,"co .,i. ., rPceVcd tbo clothes which tho graduates wero ordered to tako off. Ho stored them awny In the closets ready to bo handed to tho now men who come with the regularity ot tho day to tnke tho places of those who have "done their bit." Kvery nrtlclo of clothing la removed from the men, nnd then they recclvo new garments from head to foot. The underwear Is locked up as usual and receives his of n superior quality, nnd the clothes, nv story "My Fortunnto Cloak," sluco It iirouuht mo a husband. Men nro so conceited. A tow wcokH beforo tho expiration of tho term tho prison barber is In structed to skip tho man. This Is us ually done by order of Wnrdon Sage, who takes that menus of rewarding n wcll-belmvcd Inmate, nnd tho prlvl lege Is moro highly appreciated than a gift of money would be. On the night before his dlschargo the prisoner is TUB HlUC ONIStf. ,u -ii fl..lni for that purpose when Kr nii i me to the city for a brief visit ni.i iii ulr in- i pratent of ten dollars, !. ii. a I lxi (' whet I bad. enabled iu - ' tti- . ovrird garment. Mh hail iti 1 m to go and ao M xlj-Mkt in A you Ilka It." ao I uit'-iitfd ' priM ure my cloak ao as to iniK - a pi. . ntalil appaaranca. Wo ti jny.l Mi- play ery much but alas' iti.it htr-t 'mm caaawl runnl-g n .. rly ttait In order to gel my nuburlian h i ling plate we had to iinise u m41 t imbl i" 'ha curtain wi nt down .ii 'he Ism ' w iliont waiting to glv the check to . maltl I alsd my doak .ui.l got in t , i an wi. ruabad down the talr iii t-d tiy my brother. As w aaated ..ur.Mvr.1 m the trt rar I put my tiiul In1 'in- tt poakat (or my wit h thin kid gloves and j,i i .it iii v l..iiiU from tk cold. To m u,i 1 1 iit -nt. I drew out a dainty tM'i if '"" In place ot the sober lir iwu i.. "y w ml pair knit by my n dt ii ii ilr How could this thin U I waa aura Ibat it waa my .,u loak. for 1 had boon aaaurod that nly am like it had been sent to i, i t Clearly someoae must kat V thaan llo asy pocket b mUlake. "And so you wero Jealous of my n matters llttlo whether tha man llttlo slsler?" ho said. "Ah. Nolllo, my comes for three or for thirteen yean, tnrilrip the niiMtlon thnt I dared not tho calculation coos on Just tho samo; ask Is answered. I lovo you dearly and It Is always tho first thing In tho mind 1 . . I ,M I .1 (I. nH.,.H .M.I MM I t n A.in I fnWI ' I ni-n UrCn RCU1IIK UII III LUUIrtRO IU I UI 1110 UIIDUIIUI, 1I11U, " I . I t . . Not long afterwards as I was rush- c" V Now Ve-r'. lft to n close, month, are counted, than wrong selection It did not matter, for . .... ... . - I o-- " I T ... ... In I.m mm lu.n nnn unv nr IMA nllinr ing wirouKii mo urcci iu ii nn -i-tlon, suburbanites are alwoyn In n hur ry. I hoard hasty steps behind mo and n strong nrm was laid upon my shoulder with a, "What's your hurry. Nan? I am all out of breath chasing you." I turned my head and the stranger saw my faco. he rulscd his hat courte ously and said: "I'nrdon -lo. hut you arc not rnn u you nro wearing her now cloak." I well knew that It was decidedly Improper to spook to a itranger on tho street, but zeal to discover Mlo Shaw and restore her mittens led mo to an swer him In his own spirit. Thanks, but this Is not Nun's cloak, It Is my own." With a confused apology he was about to lecivo me whon I detained him and rehenrsed the story of tho ex change of gnrmimta nml sHkcd his ns ilstartro to regain my own. With a peculiar retlcenco, I refrained from mentioning the photo ns I recognised Ita original before me. tolling only ot the mlitens ns tha point of difference. He an Id that he knew the young lady well. In fact had bean bar escort thnt evening as sho was visiting friends of his own. For some unex plained reason she had aeemod very desirous of regaining hor cloak al though, so far ns ho could perceive, thero was nn difference between thorn. FeatltiR anxious to restore Misa Show's property, for that was her name. I gave him ray adureas aim no promlswl to bring her to enll upon me. ly this time we had reached the car station nml after assisting me Into the car he turned away. Not long afterwards Mlsa nhnw and "Frod," whom I learnod waa "Mr. Jackson," called and wo had n merry aventng na wo dleciiMOd tho eontro- ttmtM ot tho cloaks, especially ua Nan" tald: "I could not understand the ox rhimge as I prided myself en balng th role poaaoaaor of n cloak of this peculiar atyle of trimming." "Are you from DanvtrT" I aakad. Rha looked a bit puzclod and than laughed heartily aa she told the asm i lory which bad inveigled me into tk purchase. Miss thaw declared that ska would embroider her nam and addrea or a ribbou hanger, aa th stor do, to ldntlfy hor rloak In the futwr. and I mentally determined to do llkowla. After that 1 waa fairly haunted by duplicate of my cloak mad attar sueh Jils.llroe arid "lias (his dy been Alt navior, purouan. iu nnapier si oi n lawa of 1884, having thereby earned a full deduction of months dnd days." "Now. you arc not expected to framo this and hang it up." said U Wasf lake, "nor to carry It about inako a ahow ot It; but take good care, of It. for It will como handy when you want to bo restored to citizenship.1" Then he gives each man a certain amount of money anil aaya: "Tho atato allows you 10, and, tn addition, you receive pay for your time." Tho pay smounta to about ltf cents n day. "You 111 bo escorted to the station and a tlcM will bo bought for you to New York." IWotpta are signed, the men warn ed not lo come back before tho com mutation time has expired, because in that cose they would havo to do the tlmo; such trinkets, money or other nlunblo property as thoy may havu had when they wore received are hand ed over to them, and with that last act tho convict la free. Tho prison authorities have really no further Jur isdiction, but In order to protect tlu men against themselves a keeper In sent with them to the station. They wnlk along the rond anil then take n short cut by wny of a ateop hill, call ed Iircnkncck. to tho station, some mon nro dumb from excitement, and others nro so exhilarated that It is only by an offort that thoy refrain from shouting. They talk about the now clothes, iho high collars, and when tho station comes In Jlght tho question is usually nsked: "Shall I hare time to get a drink beforo tho train stnrtst" A drink and a bunch of cigarette nro tho first purchases ot nearly every ex-convlct, and then they mako anx ious Inquiry as to whero tho tram stops. All prefer to Icavo the train at cither Ono Hundred nnd Twenty- fifth streel. or Ono Hundred and Thirty-eighth street, and few men frosh from fling Sing nro willing to stay In tho car till Ihoy roach the Clrand Cen tral stntlon. Formerly discharged convicts wero met nt tho prison gates or In tbo vil lage by a band ot men who made that u business. They knew that the men had money, thnt they wero thirsty and thoy wero ready to holp thom spena tho ono nnd quench tho other. Tho conscquonce was that many ox-con-vlcts wero arrested on tho day ot their discharge nnd omo wore returned aa prisoners before thoy had a chance to see their friends. Through tho off oils of Warden Sago this nulsanco has been abolished and his boarders are placed upon tho trains sober and responsible. King mournfully, mournfully, bolls! O, drearily, drearily ringi The old voar'a almoat through I For tho Old ring mournful knells; Hut n merrier song we'll sing. A merrier song for the New! Tho grny old year is dying; His hours are nlmoit spent; Ills moments fast nro flying; Tho midnight winds aro sighing; The bougha In prayer aro bent Far tho gray old year that's dying! Tim uid old dying year Leave many a henrt n amortlng, Hut Joys he leaves us. toe: And we'll gtvo a friendly tear A tear tor th old. at parting, For the old 'hat oneo wu new. lla's been a gooJ, true friend; ao4 mmotts he's bton preaching: rjood d has he been sowing 0, w might greatly mtmd Would w but howl tha teaching Of the good old year twafa going! The Old, departing sadly. Hawed tow with while locus aueam evening meal In his cell. At 9 o'clock the lights aro turned nut. hut tho men who arc to bo discharged on tho noxt day aro usually awake long after tho other cell occupants have gono to sleep. As a rule tho last night in prison is as wakeful na th" first. Tho first la full of anguish, remorse, homosloknoaa; tho last with Its visions of freodom, home, friends nnd the uncertainty as to what will awnlt him "on the outside," makos tho hourfl years and In mnny Instnnoos a dose ot bromldo Is prosorlbed by tho prison physician for tho men who nro about to go out. At last tho dawn breaks on theiisl day nnd tho prison "hit Is noarly dono. As a precautionary measure, to to nil nppearancos, far above tbo avor- ago ready-made kind. Thero Is n popular belief that the garments which convicts wear when they como to prison nre kept for them nntll thoy nro released, but It Is not n fact. (larmonta of any value nro made over nnd nro given to departing guests, but In most cases they aro convorted Into scrap and used like other rogs. Clothed in garments of American citizens, with bollod shirts, nont neck ties, woll-flttlng coats nnd comfort ublo overcoat, no ono would recognize tha mon ns thoy camo from the stato shop whore tbo transformation had been mado. Aa thoy wntked nut the men who still woro tho stripes nnd CLEVELAND TUnNED DOWN. In tho office ot John Sullivan, on the tenth floor of the New York Ltfo build ing, "in a cornor obscure nnd alone, thero rests an Invorted bust. Standing on ono'a head In order to snn tho fea tures ot tho Individual thus tgnomln lously treated, one Is shocked to un ravel tho classic feature of drovor Clcvclnnd from tho cobweb and dobrU of an old corner catchall. Then ono glances Involuntarily to tho no less clnsslc features of Mr. Sullivan, nnd It ono romembcra back a tow yearn ono is pained to seo a complacent, almost exultant smile light up Mr. Sullivan face. "Yes. that's all right." saya Mr Sullivan. "I llko to sco him In that position. He ban lain that way for nearly two years, and these nanda or mlno shall novcr right him. Tlraa waa when I used to ronko an obeisance to that atatuotta ovory tlmo I entered tha office door. I used to Balaam not tno door, tor I wouldn't disturb the soren- Ity, the solemnity of tho environment by slamming tho door. I used to gazo prevent tho man who goes out from whoso duties brought them nenr to ... . . II,. ilrninaini ttian tnnbn,! I a I f ( 1 1 1 1 tit bearing letters or message from fel low-convicts, he Is not allowed to leavo his cell on his last day until tbo othor i M ir. sn xelulv modl. Tb church whbih w, m to u no mero; I attended had fro rau and parsons Tkk, ji9W comm talltU and gladly, wr at liberty to alt wkarow they Wtth jy ,,,,, hm jWmlttg, boa. I generally took the sain one . thu oW yMr Mlw Vetera, -very Sunday aa was tb custom of oth-r regular attendants. On tay aa Adieu, old yoar. MIMii I .mered the pew ami knoll for silent Your coming maHoa ftadaar. prayer I notlcd a stranger In It. or Aad wv loartod ao iHNth ot you I r.thrr aw a garment Ilk mine; I Hut your daya woro all Uh few, bought at tint that It wm Nan thaw. And yr B8 iwvoi w aauuar; but soon dlscrrned mat it waa a aoiu. .. k trnir. "The lady from Denver una time urly." I tbmigNt, but did not address btr. The story of th cleak I tear Intruded llaelf Into ray pray era far more than t akoula hav done. 1 waa quit ploaaed with Mlaa Shaw, and aa she had ao kindly Invited m. returned her call. 1 told Iter of tk lady at eknrr and w kMMklngiy (ill ruaaod the question ot forming n elub of those who wort clk of our x IllttK morrlly, merrily, btlto! Now merrily, merrily rlngl We've a smile In pbtoe ot a Uarl King merrily, merrily. tlU, 0. merrily, merrily ring, Illiig in the glad Now veer! Tlicr Tliclr 1'rU. Th London Grille haa compiled a iit at 08 noblemen who are direetora I enjoyad my vlelt ot 190 eempanlM. with a capital ot over diiiilv" nattarn. I enjoyed my rmi arn-wi -uw ... - ,r".,.y and reaoalned tat.r than I 0l.0We the gratr part o whlel tbmurtst ao had to haaian my steps baa never yielded a inny ot dividend. - I t wa rilih I Mb m tjiM CT i 111 ' ' """ HOrilBWIirU. aww nHS I . . m. ,.r,.t toward the ear elation whom After leaving couge it woum o Hardon me. are you from Hfver?" Uood lde for some men to go to school. DKINO WHIUHIiD. convicts hnvo been marched away to their work; nnd from behind tbo Iron cell door be see the line form, sees the striped figure linked cloaeiy one to tho other moving away, like a great gray and blaek reptile, and bear the hair-ahume, liair-atep echo through tue vaulted corridors, while he nibble at the breakfaat which haa bau brought to the ell. Hut "booileg collee" and other prison dellcaclaa hav lost their charms, anil the man stands cioe to the eell door with bundle all ready. Tho bundles contain such trill and trinket aa may have ornamented Ills eel and the prison property, which must be turned over to the oflleials be fore he may leave the place, Itxctte- incut, nervouanees nnd stifled enio tlen aro written on ovary feature of the man. At last the supreme moment has oeiue and a blue-euatod keeper goes to the eell door and ealla ike name ot tho inmate. He slaps out Into the corridor. At the same moment men In other part ot the prison are going through the samo form and the little band la gathered Into a company at tbe door. Ono morning recently an offielal who was not connected with the prison ae rompankd a keeper on his wa to lib- the departing men looked wistfully at them and tho keopor pretended not to sco whon tho men waved a pnrtlng salute to tho poor fellows whoso day would not como for yoars, and who might novcr pass beyond tbo prison rwte. Aa tbo llttlo party roarhed tho yard once moro n stern command, "Haiti" brought tho men to a realiza tion nt tho fart thnt they weru still prisoners, although tho brand bad boon removed. "Cloio up!" commanded tbo officer, and then tho men, although they wore droned In the garb of fr-o mon, walked once moro In tho lock- slop, na they did on that day long ago when they entered the prison. From tho stano piles, from tbe dimi hall, the hospital, tho library and the wntka about the yard pallid men In striped olotlio watched tho little body of men In citizen's dreaa march In the look atop to tha main entrance and sow them disappear through tho door They were taken to the reception room, tho little room Just Inside ot tho got, whore friends and relative are allowed tn aae prisoner at eer tain tlmea. The men war atlll prison era and they realized It whan they were eommanded, "Hat off!" and told that they might b aoatad. After a abort wait, while pa pars were being made ready In the main ntllee. the keeper, who Mrad to b th master of ceremonies, ordered them to asoend the atone step which ea to tbe office, where year before the manacle woro taken from their wrlel and they were handed over to the wardeu by the officer who brought them to prison. Hehlnd the desk stood the aame elerk who took their pedigree that time and next lo hint the convict bookkeeper, who, despite bis prison garb, attends lo the affairs of his offiee with the tame eompoeur as he did to the at tain ot the bank which came dan geroualy near being wreaked by him. Again, aa on that gloomy lay, ques tions nre asked name, ag. religion and when all entries have been made Mr. Waal lake oonfar the degree. He hands the discharged mac a printed document showing that he has served I0N0MIN10USLY INVERTED, upon that face, upon which a solemn sense ot responsibility used lo rest, nud I used to watch tboso chiseled lips tn tho almost Inspired hope that words ot wisdom would fall from them as from those prophetic statuts wo read about In school. Hut I don't do anything of that sort now. I got over It long ag ' Mr. Sullivan was, as he aaya. one of tbe most ardent admirers of Mr. Cleveland, but when he (Sullivan) waa singled ou by him (Mr. Cloveland) and deposed from the luorntlvo position of secretary to the federal building architect on ac count of hla free sliver leanings. Mr Sullivan's admiration received a douche, and it has become actually congealed by this time. The bust ot Cleveland was turned upside down, nnd in that position it remains to th s day. Taplora l'aitdlng. Soak one cupful ot tapioca over night in two oupfula ot cold water. In the morning fill a buttered baking duh two-thirds full ot tart quartered apple add one oup ot sugar to the taplora ana por over the rulL Cover and bake two hours and serve with a sauco made of a beaten egg flavored and sweetened to taste.