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Why Is It
That in spite of the
cry of Hard times.
That although there
has been a consider
able shrinkage in the
volume of business
Why Is It
That during this time
Vr] H. Kees? & Co.,
are doing a bigge r
b?i$ine,ss, making
new friends, opening
new accounts, and
showing an increase
in business?
Because we are wide
j&cUuse we know
w|iat to buy,
Because we carry thc
largest stock in An
Because our motto H
Waiter H. Keese and
Nsw York, Sept. 23.-According tn
tho official, roport issued at tho cot
ton ox^hangS^today, yesterday* bal
loting rcfeultcu tn 'thu liquidation of
J.OOO, balov of 'tho December straddle
Interest at 9.CO. ThiB was the largest
ballot reported since the liquidation
of the straddle was undertaken and lt
mad? a total ot 4,600 bales which have
been closed out by thc Internationa!
. Liverpool will reduce the price of
.fauuary-Fobruary there to 5.2.d to
?or row and the announcement was
ado this afternoon that the price of
December h?re' will be fixed st 9/00
in consequence, with the local margins
callable to Unit level on October 7, and
margins due Liverpool must be de
posited on October 8th.
Oblu-laf', statements indicating tho
progress being made in the direction
of reopening the exchange'are expect
ed in the near future. Exports con
tinue very light, but a consid?rai do
demand is reported from September
shorts in thc nouth.
Liverpool; Sept. 2.-Spot cotton In
moderate d?smnd. Salo? 1.00 bales, )
including 800 American on the hasU
cf 5.80 for. middling. Imports G01
baleo. t? No American.
The cotton exchange directors have
decided, that after 10 A. M. tomorrow
the price ot January an '. February do
livery will bo 36.26d. ? reduction of
25 points.
; New York, Sept. 23:-Cotton goods
eased a trifle today, in the. gray, goods'
division. Yarns wem Brm.. Colored
cotton goads were stend?. 7 Worsted
yarns were easy for late delivery.
Drona goods were firm.
- . .
Chicago Grain f
Chicago. Sept $3-Reports of Inv
*oe??Fo bvylnT r^eipts ic the Pacific
northwest gavo tho wheat market a
rudden bulge todny Just before the
close. Aa a remit prices finished
-~? t~ ' - * * rniO?i! ?.sl night.
?n ^orn the outcome varied from 1 1-8
decline to a shade udvaqce, ar.ii ior
OSTS T? win .?r?r!i;"';i[~'-i? ng?tV?-r. io i-?-"'
declino. The final range in nrovls
iona waa 12 1-2 to 7 1-3.
Now Or leann. Sept 23.-Spot cotton
cla?e<U^ady,,.quotattone8, revised.
Sales on the ?pot 209 halon; to arrive
130- ?_-:-.
The cotton ?Change today quoted
spot {orion for tho first' time since
the exchange'/waa cb/sed July 2:t. The
quotation wo? * t^-1 for middling.
The last qnotatlon w*> 8 C-8 for mid
Cotbn Seed Oil
J\'CT4 Yt,rn, . 2.". -The cotton
peed dil market was steady for near
de!ivofl>n owing to the absence ot
tendera September .and a moderate 1
cast aera*;;.-?. 'r?t the last positions
?inner praj?surt, from <it? renner
les, who nparently woie ?Wing to I
force out ? rude which ai present In I
above a parity v/Hb refined.
Closing prices woro 5 points higher lo
3 points net lower.
The market cosed steady. Spot
506 a 576. .
New York, Sept 23.-Exchanges1
$170*309.613. Relances $iO,3r?oa.
Mercantile paper 7. , sterling ex
change steady; for calida 49*?; tor
. dsmand 4?6 Bar sliver 53.'
The ?ctor
H? Conceived Himself lo
Be the Real Thing.
The tragedienne lind played the rale
of Mill*}', queen of Scots, to II erv wiled
bullee. Throughout the piny the undi
euee inn! sut spellbound, ?iud during
the Inst scene-that In willoh the queen
is led to execution-m>t II sound wus to
be heard in thu then ter except wbut
pertained to the melancholy procession
ou tb? stage. Then when thc curtain
fell just before tho tlx wus supismed ti?
full ou thu beautiful neck resting on
tho lil" I. thu bush gave place to loni;
dru un breaths. The ntidleuco arose and
ptiKscd out without the usual hutu ol
conversation, but silently, ns if the roul
tragedy nf several centuries ago bad
been enacted.
Tho tragedienne entered her carriage
nt the stage door and was driven to
her hotel. No ono was about except
thu ulght clerk lu thu olllcu and a cull
iK?y. Tho tragedienne passed up to her
rooms, lu ono of which n table wns
nprend with a few light dishes. Throw
ing off her wraps, she seated herself
and partook nf the meal.
it wax nunnner. and the window
doors were open, giving access to n
sd -u- balcony .without. The tragedi
enne Wim kn'the act 6f lifting u morsel
to her Hps when she paused and Us
tened. There was a souud on the bal
cony. Then u ilgure stepped into the
Though n mnn. tall! lithe, muscular
bis ii ?-uti was us noiseless us mat of ti
cut. He was clad lu tight titting black
und on his shoulder carried un ax. On
bia head was a conical .-ap. mid his
tures were covered by n musk. Not
withstanding this ' concealment the
tragedienne recognized .lohn Coyne,
who through u long series of perform
"rt ta TIMS ron TOO TO PUSPAUE ros
Tira BLOCK."
anees hnd taken the part of execu
tioner in the ploy that was making ber
"Why, Jobul What brings you here
at this timk of night-without having
changed your dress?"
"i.hnve como to announce that it is
timo for yoiVtb pr?par?"fb>'th?Tilock.*'
\. lind the words not been spoken with
evident serlmiRiipsx the tragedienne
might haye fancied that the man was
joking. Another feature conduced to
muk? ber think he wus In earnest, lt
had been uo?lced that Coyne bad re
cently been acting strangely. Some
time before that bc bad asked- to be
given another part. The one be per
formed ha bad played so long that it
had k gan to pall on him. Night after
??g?ii ..<. baa looKea upon tnc queen of
Scots enacting the sceeo lending up to
tue fX<?i'iition and bad ln>.>u nm?nr thu
ir.iiuencc of ber in; persona ties ?f one
whom be was about to behead, fie bad
not given this as a reason for his de
sire to chango; he had said that ho was
ambitious tor a sneaking part, whereas
that or executioner was a silent one
Rut be bad confessed to thu trage
dionne t?i?t while enacting the role hp
bad felt himself to be,a real headsman.
lt was this that caused thu trage
dienne to shudder at thu solemn man.
RgT In which he bad armoon-i-? what
he had come for. Indeed? w ie euugbt
nt once nt an explanation of his strange
coining. Hu was mud: be was armed
with un nx. She was atone, with nc
means of summoning assistance except
by an electric hutton, between which
and her stood tue lunatic. Besides,
there was no one she could cati wno
was capable ot protecting her.
Persona when cornered by one whose
mind ts unhinged, if they beep their
own heads, naturally feel It necessary
to humor the person they dread. The
tragedienne saw nt once that to op
pose John Coyne would be to excite
him. Ali abe could hope Tor w.is to
delay him that she might tn the mean
while ?-on ju re np some expedient by
j which to save herself.
"John." she said. "I ash but one
boon of you. Before I pesa to that
hourn whence BO traveler returns par
mit me to partake of mont nm] drink
to gain strength io endure lin* ordeal.'
"Tuero I? time for that." said Coyne,
lowering his ax to the floor ?'ml sup
porting himself by the handle ns he
hud ?IOHO SO often on the stu?o while
waiting for her to speak her linen.
Tile tragedienne tried lo resume her
meal, hut could not force herself to
?wallow the food. Sin? drained a ?Ins?
of wino and poured out smother. This
?ho did to ?ive her strength to with
stand the man wbo was bent on be
heading her.
"John," she said hy way of keeping
her mind employed, '.how did you
come up here?"
"By means of a lattice"
"Could you go hack the same way?"
"I could."
TIMI not be convinced unless I see
you do ii."
"That your majesty will never eee.
Before 1 go from here I'll sever* that
fair neck."
Ile enid this with such determina
tion that she suw her ruso had failed
She did not dare urge bim. She waa
silent for n time, then tried another
"When my neck ia on the block.
John. I wish you to strike with true
aim. Let there bo no bungling. To
steady _your ann drink a glass of
She Oiled n gohlot with the beverage
and held it up to him with a pleading
look. Ile refused it
"If my arm is to bc steady," ho said,
"tho bend that directs lt must be
at?ndy. Would you have me put no
enemy into my fiend to steal away my
Another msc- mid failed. The tra
gedienne snt trying to force herself to
eat, while the madman stood restin?
on the hnndle of his us waiting for her
to* fl nish.
*Mohii," she said, "would you not go
to my couBln Elizabeth and make a
Inst appeal for me?"
"I go to the queen of England to nsk
for mercy for your majesty! A heads
mnn would not bc admitted to audi
ence. to any nothing of being granted
the boon he would nsk. Besides, sc
long us there ls a queen of Scotland
there ls n barrier to u qutcn of Eng
"Do you suppose thnt my cousin will,
ot my dentil, proclaim herself queen
of the Bents ?"
"Yon ask me questions of atnte.
whereas I nm but a hendsmnn. Come:
I nm ordered to strike the blow that
leaves Scotland without n queen
Hark! The hell is tolling. The hour
has arrived."
Though she could not see his fen
tures for the mask, she knew thnt his
eye was wild with Insanity. Ile lifted
his ax, nnd abe feared that be might
?werve it against her.
"The block!" ahe cried. "Where ls the
block? Blindfolded. I cannot see it"
Extending bb? hand. '.;e grasped hem.
She arose from the tn hie and t?ok e.
few steps under his guidance. Then
lt occurred to her to direct by will
power the way they should go. She
tried to lend him to the electric but
ton that she might ring thc boll, but
she lind not dominated him. and they
moved rather toward the window.
Stopping before it. she said:
"Is your nx sharp? Can you finish'
the work with one blow?"
"lt will serve its purpose.**
"Let me feel of its edge."
Gently taking the ax from him, she
ran ber thumb over its blade nnd wa*
somewhat relieved to find tb? ' ?* ^ntne
from tbe property room of the theater,
was the one he bad so long used in
the performance nnd Waa made of
*ood. There was consolation in thia,
but the weapon, if no! shin? enough
to cut off ber bead, was sufficiently
formidable to beat ont her brains.
"Wbntr she cried. "Do you pro
pose to sever my head from my body
With tbat blunt Instrument? I'll sub
mit to death, but ner u mangling."
8be tossed the ax out of the window
The actor, who thought himself a
veritable executioner, was disconcerted
. at "his loss. He wen' out on the bal
cony, bent over the tone balustrade
and looked down fe- Us ax. The tra
gedienne, quick ar . flash, closed the
glass doors and tn ed the latch. Since
they were not tc .opened from the
outside the Innr could re-enter the
room only by sr Ming the gloss. But
the Cr. si il !?.-;; 11- .d hot wait ?or bim
to do this. 8!" io to the door of the
room, down t stairs and on reach
ing the nhrhr rlr fall fvilnM..? c~ ?K~
floor before li'
When she .id revived and told ber
story the r 'e.-k caned nn officer, and
together tb- ' Went io tue scene of what
had nonrly been n tragedy. All was
quiet there The policeman opened the
window. The balcony was deserted.
Evidently John Coyne bad descended
by the wny bs came. A search wus
made for bim. and he was found on
tho street muttering to himself Inco
herently. Ile was taken to bis lodging
and tbs next day removed to an nay
' lura.
Tho evening on which this ?seiden*
occurred was tbe last on which the
tragedienne played Queen Mary. Her
manager, who waa loath tb lose nnd
tia\e ber lose the profit tbat would ac
crue from lier marvelous Impersona
tion, used all his persuasive powers to
Induce nev. to. continue, but without
i.vaii. She.saki she had ?inven one tann
mad under the strain an?* declarad thnt
If she continued to play the part ahe
would to time follow bim to bedlam.
Tide ended the argument and the next
play lu which she appeared niTordod
ber n more cheerful part.
Sue also made a change In her bnblt
of eating her supper after the nbrht
perforinono*?. Since her ??scape from an
actor headsman with a wooden ax she
Invariably nos stomp friend to sup with
ber. If t*he falls to secure such a com
??nuinn she noes to bed without a sap
?^FT?ei^?SIOO?S?, S am ci lOc :-: NIGHT, lOc
One card won a bride and
ruined a life. How ?
Read and See
TheTrey O'Hearts
IISISIWM Miin.flt on .???.i.IHIIHIUUI
By Louis Joseph Vance
Author of The Fortune Hunter-The Black
Bag-The Lone Wolf-Etc
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tots^is going to the theatres
nowadays to see. the most elaborate
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the startling mystery story by Harold Mac
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