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RaT ' f )- 'i M V "WOMAN AND HOME. LITTLE LOST BIRD. torr of a Hluux I'nnoniie Found on Wounded Wuue pMlelleld. The adopted daughter of ilia. Clara Bewick Colby, the eminent suffragist, -who recently addressed thu New Clti ens' club ot Pittsburgh, Is n full-blood-d Sioux Indian. The story of the little .maiden formed the theme of a supple mentary chat by Mrs. Colby, as Inter stlug to those who heard the tale as the eloquent address of the speaker bad fceeu ou the selected topic, "Equality Before the Law." The babe ,was res cued from its dead mother's arms four days otter the noted battle at Wounded Knee creek, in South Dakota, six yearn ago. Col. Colby was in the churge made by the United States troops against the Indians at that time. The uprislug had its inception from he ghost dance. Orders had been is sued for the disbanding of 1 Foot's band. The order aroused hostility among the Sioux, and without hesita tion the' "medicine" man threw a hand ful of earth into the air. This was a Ignal for the Indians to lire. The United States troops. Custer's old recr- iment, under command of Col. Forsythe, charged back, and after the battle was over ''nothing that wore a blanket was olive." The slaughter of the Indians as terrific. The next day a terrible blizzard set in, and for four days tho dead were left alone in the ravine whero the battle bad waged. On the fourth day the babe was dis covered. A bullet had killed the squaw, but as she fell she had gathered her blanket closely about the child. This, with the heavy covering of snow, had kept the baby warm. It was almost perished from hunger, but soon rallied vrhen placed in the care of some Indian women. As the women crooned over it nnd lowly nursed '.t back to life, they con stantly walled: "Zlntka Laununi," meaning "poor lost bird." Col. Colby and wife, who have no family, were touched by the incident, and as the par ents of the babe, both full-bloodrd 6ioux, had both perished in the battle, negotiations were made for the purchase f the little one. This was accom plished, and for six years little Zlntka has been cared for with devotion by her -foster parents. The blanket and little bonnet worn by the baby are treasured possessions of Mrs. Colby. The little bonnet bad been wrought vlth great skill by the squaw mother. It Is of soft leather, exquUI te- UTTLB LOST BIRD. Jy worked with colored beads in geo metrical patterns, and with a special design on either side of a United States flag. Mrs. Colby states that she never looks at the two little flags, wrought by the poor Indian mother, without a feeling of intense sadness that a United States bullet should have ended one loyal life. The little flags, if nothing else, Mrs. Colby says, would make little Zlntka dear to her foster parents. The training of the little one, Mrs. Colby says, will be watched with Inter est. Full-blooded, beyond A doubt, and of a tribe that has proved itself almost unconquerable, the development of the child with civilized surroundings will in the future have weight. Zlntka attends kindergarten now, and the differences between her and other little ones have not yet been marked enough for comment. In disposition ot home and In the kindergarten she is extremely affectionate, willful, but amenable to reason. She is a model Sunday-school baby, and asks questions on her spiritual being after the simil itude of other bright children. She is fond of music, and in her baby fashion makes harmony on the piano. One pe culiarity, however, is her ability to rend the thoughts of those about her. She bas on several occasions interpreted looks from strangers and impetuously answered their unspoken Inquiry in her own baby fashion. She is as obedient, Mrs. Colby says, as any little lassie in favored home, iler skin is brunette, and her hair, long and silky, readily .yields to the civilizing curl papers. Mrs. Colby is one of the prominent of ficials of the National Woman's Suf frage association and editor of the Woman's Tribune, the organ ot the body. Her home is In Beatrice, Neb., though her duties call her frequently to Washington, D. C. Occasionally Itecalled. "Your husband died a year ago? You must miss him greatly." "Not so much. Ills mother throws a cup at my head occasionally now." Si. Y. Journal LSI V ilk ,r,VsS! Al If 1 )TOBM SCREEN FOR 'SICK ROOM. It Contains Keoeptacles for theTrlaes Needed by All Invalids. For the especial delectation of those who must stay In bed much of the time, mere is a screen innue which not only shuts off dangerous draughts and curi ous eyes, but has receptacles for many of the trifles necessary for the invalid both day and sight. It bas three punels, the central one purely decorative and the two outside fitted with shelves, pockets and brack ets. There Is u candle on an extension arm, a place for the morning paper and one for tho many letters that come to the "shut in." A bracket placed conveniently low holds a watch to tick away the hours, and thero Is a place for any medicine AN INVALID'S SCREEN. necessary, while a high shelf is made attractive with books, photographs and flowers. An invalid well enough for the couch or easy-chair will find this screen ai desirable an accessory as docs one who Is confined to the bed. One who is either an occasional or a permanent invalid bas two great triah not usually counted in the list of her sufferings: ono is the Inconvenience of asking for every tiny little want a handkerchief, a pencil, a postage stamp or any one of a hundred things de sired by any active mind for an inactive body. She will often go without rather than ask, or, having asked so often, grows Writable at the conditions which re quire her to be always demanding fa vors. That the serving hands are will ing ones does not seem to lessen this feeling. The second trial is that, to one lying down in perpetual inertia, every trifle in tho house seems to gravitate toward the bed and to be deposited there the flotsam of the flowing tide. All these Inanimate things have been brought by one or another of a loving family with the Intcntion'of giving pleasure to the Invalid. There nrc books, letters, newspaper cattlnga and other trifles that need to bo removed, but they all stay In an ever-increasing benp to tho annoyance and despair of the Invalid, who must cither tolerate the confusing em barrussuieut of riches or call upon some one to remove the tiresome ac cumulation. When even the "grasshopper Is a bur den," these things depress the spirits. Perhaps the bed-screen will show the way out of some of these annoyances. Illustrated American. Employment ol Wet Nurses. It is sold that If a mother is com. pellcd to allow another to nurse her child, if the nurse does not remain be yond the first year and the mother is closely associated with and devoted to the child, its love is not aunrcclablv affected. But if the nurse Is allowed to Dractlcallv take the mother' nlnn It will reflect her manners, ideas and in dividuality, and may even become indif ferent to the mother. Mental and phy sical ailments mav tin nxnnlrorl tmm a nurse, hence she should bo selected with great care. She should be healthy and near the same age and complexion as the mother and be fed liberally with food best suited to ber needs and the development of the child. "The strength of a nation is In the care oi its cuiiuren. Bnnee for ftoast Game. Put half pint milk on the fire to boll, put in It a Miiall onion, in which you have stuck one clove. While it is boil ing rub some stalo white bread on a wire sieve or grater. You will want two tablespoonfuls of crumb's. When the milk boils, put in the crumbs and half an ounce of butter. Let these ingredi ents simmer gently for about ten min utes'. Take out the onion and clove and add half a tcaspoonf ul of salt and a few grains of pepper. Mix well and serve hot. Cartons Marriage Custom. A very peculiar custom is prevalent in Lithuania, On the occasion of the celebration of a tnarrlogu the mother of the bride, in the presence of numerous witnesses, administers to hr1niicrt. a vigorous box on the cars. In case of dispute between tho husband and wife at nnv later neriod this blow mntr t, cited as a plea for divorce, she con tending tnai sne waa constrained to enter the bonds of matrimony hv physical force. Dae for Christmas Cards. With regard to the question of what to do with old Christmas cards, a cor respondent says that they are much ap preciated by missionaries for distribu tion in India and China. Tho fact that that have handwriting on them makes the cards, all the more precious in the eyes of Indian children. ' DUTCH DECK'S GOAT SAM. A Billy Full of Gullo and More Substantial Things. Timothy Hlllhouse has the most re markable goat that ever grew chin whiskers, says a Dutch Neck, New Jer sey correspondent of the New York Sua. The goat's name Is Sam, and his stomach has had in it about everything that in the ordinary run of life is left lying about loose. Sam's courage is about as great as bis appetite, and he goes into any kind of a row unhesitat ingly if he sees anything to eat at the other end of It. Sam is 12 years old. lie first came into notoriety eight years ago, when he cornered a burglar, and kept him cor nered until Hlllhouse and a hired man took the man in. This happened one sum mer night. Hlllhouse had lived on the form that he owns a good many years, and never had been troubled with mid night, prowlers. When he retired on this particular night he left the window of a second-story room open. Near the window grew a tree, and up the tree a thief climbed in the night, made his vt'iy through the window, ransacked the house, and got safely back to the ground. But the end was not yet. Sara, who was snooping around tho yard seeking something that would stop the gnawing in his stomach, espied the burglar as he was coming down and started for him. The first knowledge that the man had of Sam's presence was when the goat's head hit him with the force of a batter ing ram from the rear. The fellow was knocked to his knees, but he was quick ly on his feet and sprinting for the gate. Sam went after him and got between him and the gate. Seeing that escape in that direction was Impossible, the man turned and ran toward the barn. Adjoining the barn was a wagon house, and Into the angle formed by these buildings the goat drove the buglarand butted him up against the side of the barn with a force that made the man howj like an Indian. Now and then the man tried to sneak around the goat and get away, but Sam was on the alert and stopped him. The goat pounded away until the burglar ached in every joint, and, concluding that he might better go to jail than face the animal any longer, began to howl at the top of his voice. The noise woke Hlllhouse, and, with his hired man, he went out to see what was up. Ho found the thief and handed him over to the constable. From that time Sam's career has been eventful and brilliant. One of his most remarkable exploits was the saving of Mr. Ulllhouse's little daughter from drowning. Three years ago Carrie Hlll house, then four years old started out one afternoon to join her father and his men, who were working in n field about u quarter of a mile from the house. On the way sho was obliged to cross a brldgo oer Sutpbln's creek, n Bluggixh stream Jlmt runs between high, steep banks. Sam went with the girl, She stopped on the bridge to lpok down into the water, lost ber balance, and fell in. Hillhouse, who was on a load of hay, headed for the born, saw his daughter fall, and, sliding to the ground he ran as fast as he could toward the bridge.' The goat, without hesitating an instant, leaped Into tho water and hooking his horns Into Carrie's clothes held her head above tho surface. Sam struggled heroically with his burden, nnd managed to get to the bank just as Hlllhouse reached the spot. The goat and the child were lifted out, and more delicacies found their way into Sam's stomach that week than he ever had seen before. Everybody in the neighborhood showed the goat some mark of esteem, and w hen Sunday came the preacher in the local church paid him a high tribute in his sermon, and In his prayer Invoked a blessing on the head of the faithful animal who, he de clared, was "more courageous and more intelligent than many men." Sam is probably the only goat that ever re ceived special prayer In a pulpit. Sam's appetite frequently has got him Into trouble and at tbe same time'has increased his value in tbe eyes of his owner, who knows that some day, when the goat's thread of life is broken, he will yield up some of the valuables that he has swallowed. Years ago Mrs. Hlll house discovered that on wash day the safety of tbe clothes she hung out to dry depended upon their hanging high when Sam was In the neighborhood. She didn't learn this until the goat had almost completely devoured a wash left within his reach. On that occasion ho consumed two sheets, a calico dress and a flannel shirt, a table cloth, half a dozen napkins, a pair of boys' trousers, and three cotton stockings. He un doubtedly would have cleaned the line and devoured the rope had he not been discovered by Mrs. Hlllhouse before ho had reached next to the last garment, for he made a brave fight against the broomstick that was brough t Into requi sition and tried to get at a bosom shirt nnd sun bonnet that were still on the line. Thereafter tho clothes were hung so high that Mrs. Hlllhouse was obliged to use a stepladded to reach them, and Sam satisfied himself with walking around, now and then up on his hind legs and sniffing wistfully. The wide scope of the goat's appetite was not understood even then, but it was revealed to Mrs. Hllhouse one dny when she hung a hall mat over the porch rail to let the wind blow the dust out of it. The mat never was seen again, but Sam was found lying on the porch, near the spot where it had been hung, with a look of supreme contentment on his face and u few woolen ravelings of various colors dangling from his jaws. A few days afterward, when she wanted to hang some tidies out on the porch rail to air, Mrs. Hlllhouse first tied Sam to a tree, but, unfortunately, she tied him with a rope. It happened that tbe tidies were in plain view of the goat, and they made a tempting display in tbe eyes of the creature that so constantly hungered for novelties, whether raw or cooked. Some of them were of fine linen, richly embroidered, and others w ere combinations of scraps of silk and satin of vurlous pleasing colors. Sam turned upon the rope that held him and ate it. Then he tackled tbe delicacies displayed on the porch rail, and soon had them stowed away In his stomach. Mrs. Hlllhouse demanded that he be killed at once, but her husband was warmly attached to the animal and re fused to end its life. So Sam lived, and lived to cat. The goat's intrinsic value Increased. One day when nuthouse's hired man left his vest hanging on a bar post Sam took a notion to go out in thelotwherethe men were working.nnd while nosing around espied the vest. When the owner went to get it at noon it was missing, and only a few bits oi lining had been left to indicate its fate. The hired man did not take kindly to tbe loss of his vest, because In one of the pockets was a brand new $20 open face watch, to which was attached a three dollar chain. The matches, tobacco, and other stuff in tho pockets he could spore, but he couldn't give up his watch without a protest, nnd ho suggested to Hlllhouse that there was only one way to lecover the timepiece, and that was by killing Sam and laying bare the In terior of his food pouch. Hlllhouse stubbornly refused to have the goat killed, and satisfied the hired man by buying him a new watch and chain. Sam showed no signs of regret over the watch exploit and kept on hunting for unusual things to devour. One day he Indulged in a meal that caused him considerable physical discomfort. An Insurance agent rode out from Trenton to seo Ulllhoutse on business. He came on a bicycle, and, leaning the machine against tho fence, went into the bouse to look over some papers. Sam never had seen a bicycle before, and he imme diately began looking it over to find out If there was anything about it that he might safely add to the varied assort ment already in his stomach. The tires were soft. Sam began work on them and In an extremely short time had nibbled them from the wheels. The in surance agent was hauled back to town by Mr. Ulllhouse's horse, and Hlllhouse paid for a new set of tires for the bi cycle. The rubber tires did not set so j well on Sam's stomach as they had on . uxn wnceis, nnu me any Jie had I eaten them he gao t is of !n- j tenia! disturbance. I as not himself j at nil. Ho refund U. cat nnd lay strctcni'U out in a conn of the wood shed. Hillhouse doctored liiui, and in two days tbe animal was well enough to walk out and ent a lace curtain that Mrs. Hlllhouse had laid on the gross to bleach, thinking that it was safe be cnuso Sar was sick. One day last summer Hillhouse went to Trenton to draw money with which to pay his help. He drew $100 from the bank, $75 in five-dollar gold pieces and silver and $25 In bills. He put the money in a shot bag and shoved the bag into his coat pocket. When ho reached home he took off his coat and laid it on a box while he unharnessed tbe horse. Sam's eye fell on tho coat, and when Hillhouse di isappeored in tbe barn he walked up and proceeded to devour it. By the time Mr. Hllhouse came out of the barn the goat had swallowed cne-half of tho coat, and it was the half that contained the pocket which had the money. Gold, silver and greenbacks were in the goat's stomach. Then it was that Sam's life came near an end. Hillhouse got his gun and was about to shoot the goat when his daughter objected. "I must kill him, Carrie," said her father, "because he has swallowed $100 and I can save the coin." "It'll be just as valuable when Sam dies as it is now," replied Carrie. Hillhouse could not get over tho ar gument, and Sam's life was spared. Al though the animal is walking around to-day with $23 worth of jewelry nnd $75 In hard coin in his stomach, he puts on no airs. He Is the same simple, un pretending creature that he always has been and is just as hungry as he was in his youth. His owner figures thatSam's intrinsic value is upward of $100, but he would not part with him for a house and lot. An Expensive Product. The consular reports made to the stiite department have disclosed one Interesting fact recently. That is that the most expensive manufactured prod uct in the world Is the charcoal filament uned in incandescent electric lamps. I "1. ...... .1...A...... Inl. ...... VM...I.. Is. .. secret process in Paris, are so valuaBlo that a pound of those intended for lamps of 3Q candle-power is worth $12,- 000. Even the Inventor and maker pf the filaments keeps his name a secret, in order that the valuable in vention may be still more securely, guarded. Youth's Companion. Fashion is all powerful, but she cannot vanquish the shirt waist, which will be worn as much as ever the com ing summer. Atchison Globe, , HONORED. ' n$$m. H. CLAY EVAN8 She Tennessee Republican Xeader to B Pensions Commissioner. Washington, March 12. H. Clay Evans, of Tennessee, has been tendered the position of commissioner of pen sions, and probably will accept, as it Is ono of the most Important in the departmental service outside of the cabinet Mr. Evans has long been recognized as a leader among southern republicans. He represented tho Chat- H. CLAY EVANS. tancoga district n congress for sev eral years and in the Harrison admin istration was first assistant postmaster-general. Later he ran for governor of Tennessee on the repub lican ticket and tho result was in doubt for many weeks. He was considered for some time not unlikely to be tbe south's representative in Mr. McKln ley's cabinet Frank W. Palmer, of Iowa, who once before was public printer, is the most likely of all the candidates for the place to receive tho appointment THE TARIFF BILL. Democratic Senator Mar Delajr Passage bjr Extended Debate. Washington, March 12. Tho tariff situation is giving the republicans some concern. They feel sure that tneir bill can pass, but it is now be lieved that tho debate is going to be extended in the senate. It Is known that the intention of the democrats is to talk on every subject in the bilL The delay is regarded by some demo crats as good party policy. After the schedules of the bill become known It is believed there will be a great in crease of imports in order to take ad vantage of duties under the lower rates. After the new bill goes Into effect there will bo a suspension of imports for several months, and a consequent falling off in receipts, and the bill which was designed to in crease the revenues, they say, as a , matter of fact will show a decrease. This view is taken by quite a number of democrats who say that it is their policy to have the bill passed, but not until after it has been thoroughly dis cussed. Without on active majority in the senate, the republicans will not bo ablo to hurry the measure ttlon-r. Tho republican silvcrltes have indicated that they will not prevent a turiff bill from passing, but arc not opposed to the policy of delay. LONG CRIMINAL RECORD. A Man Who Has Operated In Alt the Mf Cities of the World In the Toll. New Yobk, March 12. 7.'he police yesterday arrested Wllllnm Carroll Woodward, alias Musgrove, alias Haw ley, and a woman who gave her name as Jennie Sankcy. They were wanted in Philadelphia on a charge of robbing a jeweler there of 93,000 worth of jewelry. They were arraigned and re manded back to jail and Philadelphia notified. Tho police say that Woodward is a professional swin dler, a gold brick schemer, a bunco man and a worker of confidence 4 games of every known variety; a man who always goes in for big money and is so clever that he has never been con victed. They assert that he has been engaged in robbery in Ceylon, India; swindling in South Africa; assault and swindling in England, and that he is known as a criminal in all the big cities of the Eastern and Western hem ispheres. TERRIBLE OCEAN VOYAGE. Steamer Ike Winnipeg's Uncomfortable) Experience Stock Thrown Overboard. Liverpool, March 12. The Beaver lino steamer Lake Winnipeg, 25 days out from St John, N. II., arrived safely yesterday. Capt Taylor reports hav ing had a terrible voyage, during -which the vessel hod such a large quantity of water in her engine room that the passengers had to be called upon to assist in clearing and righting her cargo, which had shifted during the heavy weather. The fires of the Lako Winnipeg wero out for over a fortnight and 807 head of cattle, 23 horses and 74 sheep had to be thrown overboard, owing to tho scarcity of drinking water on board and the ina bility of the engineers to work the con densing apparatus. STEEL RAILS TO JAPAN. The Plrt Cargo of the American Product Will Soon Leave Philadelphia. Philadelphia, March 13. The first cargo of steel rails from this country for Japan is now being loaded on the British steamer Fortune, at tho Phila delphia & Beading coal wharves, to gether with a large consignment of lo comotives built in the city and intend ed for Japan. Three other steamers have been chartered to carry engines and rails from this port to Japan. The tonnage consigned to the Fortuna con sists of 3,000 tons of rails' and 3,000 ton ot locomotives and equipments. 'Ys' 5 "A 4. - 1' i ;- M' , ) ' v '