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ASHLEY By F. A. MITCHEL Copyright, 1910, by American Press Association. "Unele." I said to au old darky sib ting on a barrel, "who owus this plan tation?" "Mars' Tom Ashley." "Have the Ashlcys always lived here?" "Reckon dey hab. sah. De Ashleys lib heah ever since a long time before de wah. De oldes' son ob de oldes* SOD alius growed up to drap into de ol« man's shoes. Dey come might' nigh bein' a break once, though." "How was that?" "Hit was Mars' Tom's father, Mars' Pape Ashley. He father, Rlars* Tom's grandfather, Thomas Ashley, war might' fine man. "Mars' I'ape he went norf to college, an' somehow or udder he got no'thern notions in lie head. Dat war a few yea's befo' de wah. Mars' Pape get de 'dlculous Idee dat all de niggers in de souf had ougbten be free. Wus'n dat, he fell in tub wld a no'thern lady an' married her. "I recommember might" well when all dat happen. Mars' Pape he come down heah an' he talk wld de ol« man. An' he try to mak de ole man beliebe dat he oughter gib all us nig gers on dis heah plantation free pa pers. an' de ole man oyght to stick up fo* de Union an' all dat kind o' talk. Yo' know what Mars' Thomas say? He say: 'My son. yo' hab disgrace yo' an cheaters. Xo' oDworthy to be called my son. I'm gwine to disinherit yo' an* i«ab dls plantation to yo' cousin Ernest Crane.' "An' yo' know wha' Mars' Pape say? He say: 'De plantation won't be worf a bale o' cotton. Yo' niggers '11 all bo free, an' de souf Ml be no 'count.' "Den yo' know wha' Mars' Thomas say? He say: 'One southe'n man kin whip five Yankees.' "Mars' Pape he go aiorf, an' nobody dldn' see him no mo' in did yore kentry till atter de wah. He dkln' lak to fight agin bis soutbe'n friends, so he go to specuiatin'. He had some money ob his own. an' he buy all de cotton he kin get his bands on. Mars' Thomas he raise a regiment o' southe'n troops, and be fight lak de debblc. 1-Ie come back a big gin'l, but he only got one leg an' one eye. All his niggers was free, do plantation was all pulled to pieces by firs' de northe'n troops, den de soutbe'n troops, an' dar wa'n't a bit o' fencio' aayv.-har. All the niggers go off 'cept me. 1 stay heah to tak' car' e' de ole man when be come back. "Mars' Thomas he wa'n't so proud aa be war when he went away, all dress' up in his new sojer clo'es. HP wouldn't nebber talk to a nigger den. but when be foun' me heah all alone an' saw bow de plantation look he seem might' sorry. He say to me, 'Julius, ma boy. yo* worf 500 or'nary white men.' "Atter dat be talk to me 'bout eb eryting. One day he come to me an' say: 'Jule, I got a letter from Pape to day. He say he bought cotton at 8 cents a pound an' sold It at a dollar a pound. He got all de money he want. He offers me plenty to restock de plan tation.' An' I say, 'Gwine tak* It. mars'?" An' beT say: 'Tak' it: Yo' •'pose I gwine to tak' money from my son what stay in de norf all through de wab instead o' bein' heah an' fight in' fo' de souf? No, sah. Mason dald to me. I gwine to leab dis heah plan tation' to Ernest Crane.' "One mawnln* while I war dowa at de crick crossin* who I see but Mars' Pape. He tak' my ban' an' might' glad to see me. He ask me all 'bout de ole man an' say be come down wid his wife an' leetle boy to git a recuncllla tlon. He ask me to let 'em all ia^Qe boqse when de gin'l ain't dar. He •ay dey gwine to try to take de place by storm. He tell me dot he got plenty money fo' bis fadder an' no use be libin' all alone an' de old home gwine more an' more to rack. "I t'Ink it might' fine t'ing fo' de ole man, an* I say I help 'em ail I kin. So one mawnin' early I let 'em all in. Mars' Pape and Missy Ashley dey git In a closet In de dinln' room an' pretty nigh shut de do'. I put' de little boy .on de fambly cbllleu's high chair, an' he wait dar fo' he graudfadder to come down to breakfast. When de ole man come Into de room and see de lit tle fellah settin' up on de udder side & de table be stood still wld be mouf an' eyes wide open. Howde, grandpa?' said de chile. *Wbo are yo'?' axed de gin'l. "Tom Ashley, de nex' owner ob de plantation atter yo' an' papa.' 'To' see. Mars' Pape .tell him what to say. Mars' Thomas war so lonesome an' de chile war so purt dat de ole man I couldn' stand dat He jls went to Mars* Tommy an' put be arms around him an' hugged bim. When I see somepln shlnin' In de gln'l's eye I jls open de closet do' and out steps Mars' I Pape an' be wife. "Missy Ashley she went- up to de gin! an*, put out her ban'. De gin'l too fine a man not to take a lady's han'. Be took it an', bowln' lak a fooath'n gen'leman, very low down, be kissed it. She put de gln'l's ban' In ob Mars' Pape. De gin'l leab It flw, but he turn away be head, an* I see de tears runnin' down he cbeeks. wonder ef he cryln' fo' de lot' cause or de wreck ob de plantation. "Dey all sot down to breakfas'. Mars' Pape had sent In chicken an* potatoes aa' lots fine tings Instead ob ssEcisssssf ^O'B Ptee dat de gin'l war used to. poured de. coffee, an' dat *r*r de happiest breakfas' eber happen dis bash plantation. aWMw-.:- WHAT CAME OF A FLIRTATION By E. BARTLET THORPE Copyright, 1910, by American Press Association. Jack Meadenhall and myself were midshipmen together in the navy. One day while our ship was lying at anchor In Japanese waters Jack and I got per mission to go ashore together. We sauDtered along one of the streets till we came to the outskirts, where the houses were farther apart and their surroundings more ample. Passing a garden inclosed by a low wall, we saw a couple of pretty Japa nese girls picking flowers. Jack took out his handkerchief—the method in those days of flirting I don't know how they do it now—and waved it. Wo were not more than a dozen yards from the girls, one of whom, seeing a couple of European youngsters In uni form, tossed a rose over the wall. It fell at Jack's feet. Tie picked it up. inhaled its odor, kissed it and put it In the buttonhole of his jacket. Both girls laughed, and the other girl threw another rose, which I pick ed up. Inhaled, kissed and put in my own buttonholes. Then, like good boys, we walked on. We didn't cure to ap pear too presuming, and we didn't wish to frighten the little birds by rushing matters. Hut we didn't walk very far. We soon turned and went back toward the place where we had seen the girls. We argued that if they wished for our further acquaintance they would remain where they were, expecting our return. We found them in exactly the same place, but as we drew near they turn ed their backs upon us. Jack gave a loud "Ahem!" One of the girls turned and smiled. I gave another "Ahem!" and the other girl turned also. This was enough for Jack, who needed only a moiety of encouragement, and he vaulted the wall. I followed him. It was making au acquaintance under difficulties, we not speaking the Japa nese language and they not knowing a word of English. Jack, whose bold ness naturally gave hiui the initiative, pointed to the flowers growing about us and by a well enacted pantomime indicated that we would like some of them. The girls understood, plucked a lot for each of us, then by pantomime asked us to inspect: the grounds. Of course we got separated. Jack go ing with her who had thrown him the rose, 1 with her companion, who had favored me. Why they took the lib erty of receiving us so unperemowWius ijr 1 CMn-'t know. Tlu\y were surely of the samurai class and must hare been of west)thy and respectable par eats, for the place in which they lived was a large one and their kimonos were made of the finest texture. 1 was Inclined to think that papa and mamma were not at home. At any rate, we spent a couple of hours with them, chatting all the while in the un spoken language of love which young people don't need to study. Before parting with them we exhibited suffi cient ingenuity to inform them that we would call again as soon as we could get another leave. It was two days after this that we were ordered to report In the captain's cabin. We found there a couple of Japanese men of the higher class and a third who was an interpreter. The men looked as solemn as owls. "Young gentlemen." said the cap tain. "since you were the ouly officers ashore on leave the day before yes terday I think that a message brought by these persons must be for you. Besides, I recognize these gewgaws as belonging fo you." He held up a scarfpiu that I had given one of the girls aud a ring Jack had given the other. Jack and 1 were dumfounded. The captain motioned the interpreter to speak. He told us that each of us having given a pres ent to a young girl—a gift in Japan being considered a proposition of mar riage—their fathers bad come aboard to say that two noble Japanese fami lies would feel honored at an alliance with so great a nation as the United States by giving a daughter to each of the young officers who had asked for her band. The matter was far too serious to warrant any expression of amusement. The captain saw at once that we had got into a flirtation and unwittingly proposed marriage. Not wishing to give offense, he took the matter into bis own hands, much to the relief of us youngsters who had got into the scrapt. "Tell the gentlemen," he said to the Interpreter, "that, representing the United States. I am highly honored that the propositions of my officers should be accepted, but that since the offer was made without permission 1 shall be obliged to lay the matter be fore the president I sail for America tomorrow, will discover bis excellen cy's wishes. If possible obtain bis per mission and act accordingly." The Interpreter translated the cap tain's speech, and the Japanese gentle men signified acquiescence and after leaving their addresses, with all nec essary information, departed. "Gentlemen." said the captain when our would be fatners-in-iaw bad gone, "you may consider yourselves under arrest To suffer any of my officers to pnt a slight upon the Japanese people might cost me my commission." We sailed the next day. and on reaching American waters the captain ifrote to Japan that, wijile the presi dent felt highly honored that two no ble Japanese families had ae£§ptcd the. proposition of two ef his young naval' officers? In the American navy mar-1 rlage was discouraged and permission could not bo gran tod. The Saving of Patience Godwin By KATHLEEN J. M'CURDY Copyright, 1S10, by American Press Association. This is the legend of Patience God win as it has been bauded down in our family for many generations of her descendants. Patience in the days when witchcraft hnd its grip on Mas sachusetts was a young girl. She won the love of Francis Winthrop, who had been attentive to Jane Liartshorue. and Jane for spite accused J'atience of be ing a witch. A great deal ol' interest was mani fested in the trial, especially because Patience was so well beloved. The ev idence brought against her was con vincing. Young Winthrop when his sweet heart had been tried and found guilty said that he could not be present when she was burned, and he would no longer remain in a so called civilized community where such superstitions were rife and such cruelties were prac ticed. The day before the execution he left the settlement, saying that he would go and live among the Indians. His parting with Patience was distress ing in the extreme and would have moved anything but the ironbound consciences of the Puritans. The uext day a stake was set up in a wood near the settlement and fagots laid about it in preparation for the burning, which was set for the hour of sunset. It was October, and there was a mellow haze in the at mosphere. ShoFtly before the sun went down the great men of the church and their families began to collect at the place of execution. Pres ently in the distance appeared a little procession, led by the minister, who read from his I'.ible as he walked such passages as he thought might exorcise the evil spirit that had got into the poor girl. Patience came uext, attend ed by her weeping parents and a few of her intimate friends. Now, it is not claimed that what I am about to narrate is a matter of his tory. Detailed accounts of those who perished by the witchcraft insanity have been giveu in histories of the times, but admit there is no his torical account of this case. It has merely been perpetuated in the family. We must remember that those were a superstitious people, looking always for the marvelous. Yet there is noth ing more remarkable In the witch plague than,, in the story of what hap pened at Yatienoe Godwin's burning. The condemned girl bade farewell to her parents, her brothers and sisters and her friends and with a resigned step approached the stake. She was bound, and the executioner was about to apply the torch to the fagots when the setting suu broke through a cloud and flooded the scene with a yellow splendor. A glory from heaven seem ed to be poured upon the trees, whose leaves still wore the autumnal colors, the group standing about the stake, and lit the face of the witch, giving a holy glow to her pale features. And then out of the western sun light there came a figure dressed in a long white robe walking slowly. Whether man or woman none could say, for the long hair falling on* the shoulders gave the figure a feminine appearance, while a sword pressed by the right hand against a large blood red cross on the breast seemed to indi cate manhood. As the visitor drew near the face was seen to be white as marble, and a soft brown beard could be distinguished. As the man or specter or god, flood ed by the yellow light, which every moment took on more effulgence, ap proached those about the stake knelt with bowed heads. Reaching the witch, be said in a voice soft, but dis tinct: "Come out, Satan!" Then It seemed to those who saw that Patience writhed for a moment, after which her face shone with a holy light. Raising his sword, the appari tion cut the rope that bound her then, taking her hand, led,her away In tbe direction from which be bad come. Some say that the two figures were lost in a snowstorm that suddenly came up from the east, giving a still more wonderful appearance to tbe western illumination as seen through the falling flakes. I have examined the records of the weather for the year in question and found mention of a terrible snowstorm that covered Massachusetts to a great d9pth. falling on verdure that had not yet been blighted. The legend says that Patience and the stranger were seen walking through this snowstorm in a gradually lessen ing illumination, darkness finally en veloping them. Patience never returned to Massa chusetts, but after tbe witch craze bad passed she was known to be living In Maryland, the wife of Francis Win throp. Who the mysterious stranger was has never been definitely settled. In Massachusetts most people believed that it was either the Saviour or St. John. But in the family Inheriting the legend It has been supposed that he was none other than Francis Win throp. who went away Immediately be fore the execution for the purpose of working on tbe superstitions of the people and tbus saving the girl he loved. It was not long after this that tbe witchcraft hallucination died out, and tbe people 6f ttasaachusetts wondered ye bat had possessed them. That branch of tbe Godwin family to which Pa tience belonged naturally found a more congenial social atmosphere In the sooth than among tbe colder blooded Puritans. Commissioners Proceedings. (Coutinued froui pu«e2.) John Repeniug, Jas. Galbraith, Si 00 Jas. Avety, ..... 00 Thos, Nesham, 3b 00 W. E. Dutoit, 1-4 00 H. Hanke, 37 00 Robert Ball, "'0 S.Corson, 4 00 Robert Gillis. 18 00 M. lloloomb, 8 00 Asa Lagon, 3 00 A. F. Lindsay, 03 00 II. Tillotson, 25 00 A.S. Beebe, 28 00 A. F. Crowley, 40 00 R. II. Thrasher, 22 00 Ed Ball, 22 00 A. M. Like, 98 00 W. M. Aldrig,.: 49 00 Wm. Morris, 83 00 U. G. Dank, 09 00 O. P. Hanson, ... .r8 00 P. M. Like, ... 57 00 Wm, Davis, 10 00 Henry Peda, 75 00 Matt Forsythe, 30 00 Matt Moore, 8 00 Maurice Danks, 18 00 J. P. Kouten, 20 00 P. J. Heppner, ..... 52 00 P. E. Danks, 25 00 E. H. Sevier, 1 50 Chas. Heppner, 37 00 Sam Galbraith, 15 00 J. R. Selby, 10 00 Z. M. Smith, 3 75 Herman Bloomdale," 23 75 G. W. Kime, ..... 45 00 Chas. Petro, 'V j:.... 30 00 John Kline, 5 00 A.O. Buker, 37 50 Hans Repening, 38 50 Chas. MoCreary, 8 50 Wilbur Galbraith, 20 00 H.O.Scott, ..... 10 00 Miscellaneous, witness coro ners inquest, -1 10 South Dakota Concrete Con on a crushed rock, 32 20 Hill City Lumber Company, supplies for roads and bridges,' 571 00 On motion the bill of E. B. Cook for S2.00 for returning ballot boxes was rejected. Proper showing having been made to the board, it was moved and seconded, that, the amount $23 28 real estate tax for the years 1908 and 1909 on lots 11 and 12 block 135,1st addition to the city of Edgemont, be rebated to the Churoh of Christ Association* Edgemont, South Dakota, said asso ciation having owned said property since August 0th, 1907, and not tubjeot to assessment. Upon proper showing the board in structed the county auditor to abate Capt. Phillips $30.00 valuation on lot 1( Block 3, original town, Hot Springs, South Dakota, account no building thereon. The board approved the following loan: 8310.00 one n® sec. 8 7 7. The bid of J. L. Marcoux to do the county undertaking work for the en suing year for $25 00 per case was ac cepted. The application by petition of E. B. Jones, E. T. Clark et al, asking the board to reconsider the petition of D. C, Middleton, dated April 20th, 1910, ask ing for a liquor permit in the town of Ardmore, South Dakota. It was moved and seconded by the board that said application be reconsidered. The following bills were allowed: L. F. Mudge, road work.... 00 Z.M.Smith, .... 4 00 P. J. Heppner, .... 25 00 Hans Ripening, 15 00 Chas. MoCreary, 5 00 D. E. Dutoit, .... 13 00 Herman Bloomdale" 12 00 John Ripening, 60 00 W. Galbraith, .... 48 00 Sam Galbraith, 6 00 D. W. Davis, .... 10 00 C. K. Collan, .... 9 75 M. Holoomb, 17 00 Thos. Nesham, .... 115 00 J. Galbraith, .... 17 50 Trotter, 8 00 Chas. Petro, .... 140 00 Zulnoe Hardy, .... 6 00 Hibbeln Brothers, .... 19 00 Chas. Heppner, .... 51 01 Steve Bruner, .... 38 00 Fargo Mercantile Company, supplies, 00 W. M. Welch Company, blanks, 5 10 Joe Weyl, services on as sessors books, 25 Eduoator School Supply Company, blanks, 2 25 Dale & Herman, livery, 9 50 Hill City Lumber Company, lumber for bridges, 188 29 Omaha Printing Company, supplies,' 3 50 D. W. Harris & Company, supplies, 20 46 Glattly Lumber Company, ooal, eto., for oourthouse, 73 53 Mrs. M. L. Jadson, keeping oounty poor, 275 00 Mrs. Minnie Nioholson, keep ing oounty poor, 123 00 Brown & Saenger, books and blanks, 286 93 Perkins Brothers Company, supplies, 19 06 W. H. Costelle, road work,.. 7 50 C. 8. Williams, 8 00 Julius Pinkal, 34 00 Bert Germiquet, 17 W. O. Henry. 2100 Hill City Lumber Company, ruud work, Eil Yehall, road work. G. S. Toulr, J. L. Marcoux, burying a pauper, T. B. Quigley, spriukling in front of court, house The Wooster Company, supplies for road, Water Light & Power Com pany, water, light, etc., V. Atwell, livery hire, Dr, F\ W. Bilger, professional services, Joe Gilohrist, road work, Chicago, Burlington tfc Quiucy Railway, freight for graders Fred Payne, road work, P. J. Waruock, G. W. Askew, G. W. Askew, Wm. Souls, Wm. Laprath, Geo. Askew, C. O. Wood, taking insane woman to asylum, Smithwick Lumber Yard, lumber for bridge, A. J. Colgan, supplies, Lillie M. Connor, steno graphic services, Henry Parish, road work, Fargo Mercantile Company, supplies, lleury Friday, road work, Dale & Herman, livery, Bert Underhill, livery hire,.. Mosher & Strouse, supplies for roads, L. W. Wilson, road work,.... The office Equipment Co. supplies, J. P. Kouten, road work, Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railway Company, fare for paupers, John Repening, road work, Paul Skaggs, bridge work,... Geo. D. Barnard & Company, blanks* E. E. Wight, road work, W. E. Parks, work on oounty road map, Marshall Smith, wood for court house, Hammond & Stephens Com pany, blanks, G. W. Todd & Co protecto graph J. R. Sharp, stenographers services J. PI. Gillespie, repairs to court house, A. H. Utter, surveyors ser vices, Canton Bridge Company, half payment Smithwick bridge L, H. Hedrick, attorneys fees F. Schoberg, road work,.... City of Hot Springs, oflloe rent county judge, A. C. Blackney, fees and vital statistics, John L. Jones, bank examiner State vs. Stewart, H. C. Lounsberry, services aoting oounty game warden 20 50 85 12 no 38 00 The following bills werfe allowed: Miscellaneous, witness fees justice court J. L. Marcoux, coroners fees Peoples Telephone & Tele graph Company, telephone rent, Dr. R. M. Wheeler, profes sional services Insanity ease, F. J. Dudley, clerk of court fees, .. C. L. Jensen, sheriff's fees, board of prisioners, trans portation of prisioners, fees Primary election, etc., R. A. Hummel, supplies, Fall River Land Company, supplies for road, McKinley Houghton, road work, W. S. Bentley, professional services insanity case,.... Mrs. J. F. Anderson, mileage superintendent's meeting, Rne Osmotherly, road work, Ray Houghton, Hot Springs Star, printing and advertising, Times Herald, printing and advertising, 25 00 14 00 85 01 92 21 11 50 28 50 35 00 35 G2 10 00 8 00 10 00 43 20 48 00 3 20 28 80 75 00 43 30 7 75 20 00 4 00 30 00 10 50 83 99 78 80 575 00 15 00 7 50 135 00 Krtif!cntPR numbered r/jj 4 50 15 00 54 80 30 00 25 00 15 50 21 00 4 00 15 75 3 75 2 25 150 0Q 29 50 It was moved and seconded by the board, that the bill of H. Hedrick (S15.oo) for fees acting county attorney be paid, and amount deducted from monthly warrant due attorney S. E. Wilson. The board instructed che county auditor accordingly. 11G oo 125 2o 03 oo lo oo 426 lo 1174 3o 26 55 4 oo 5 oo 11 oo 45 9o 7 oo 7 oo 141 lo 76 25 The following applications for per mits to engage in the business of sell ing intoxicating liquors within Fall River County South. Dakota, accom panied by indemnity bonds in the sum of $2ooo.oo each were duly approved. T. A. Smith, Hot Springs, South Dakoia Wright Brother?, Edgemont, 8outh Dakota. Upon motion the board instructed the county treasurer to prooeed at once to oollect all delinquent personal property taxes, using such force and of law as may be required in each and every individual case. Sallie M. Parks made proof of olear title of ownership of lots lo, 11, 12, blook 8, Petty addition to oity of Hot Springs, South Dakota, erroneously in cluded in Scavenger sale, board ordered oounty treasurer to oanoel nr 599 The following road were rtp. pointed by the board to take notion on the road petition of 11. M. Noah, et al, for a road in township 7, south range 4, east, B. II. M. and to bring in their report at the next meeting of the board: Wallace Curl, A. G. Carver and Mike Smith. The board instructed the oounty auditor to sell at publio auction the following county real estate to wit: Lots 3, 4, 7, 9, blook 3, original town of Hot Springs, South Dakota. On motion board adjourned. J. P. TIERNAN, County Auditor. Notice. There is delinquent upon the follow, ing described stook of the Fall River Rural Telephone Company on aooount of assessment levied on the 20th day of January 1910 and assessments levied previous thereto, the several amounts set opposite the names of the respec tive share holders are as follows. No. of No. of C«r't. ShnreH 2 1 3 1 8, 9':i3 Name R. R. Small Paul George W. C. Tim ma E. C. Willoughby V. W. Willoughby 10 Wm. Canfleld 11 E. E. Nefstad 12 Al Billups 11 U. W. Eckenoode 16 C. H. Duennermanl7 Ebe Williams 19 Michael Kienitz 21 80 8 CO 5 00 5 00 45 00 8 00 A nit $8 00 10.00 1000 10 00 5.00 lO.Ott^ 10.00 15 00 10 00 3.00 15.00 500 ,1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 And in accordance with law, so many shares of eaoh paroel of such atook as may be necessary will be Bold at the school house in Coleman District No 18, Fall River oounty, South Dakota, on the first day of August 1910 at two o'olook p. m. to pay delinquent as sessment thereon together with costs of advertising and expenses of sale, D. C. KIMBALL, Secretary, lit! Hot Springs, South Dakota. Stopping the "Fire Wagon." When tbe first railroad was laid over tbe western plains and the cars began lunning to Suu Francisco the Indiana viewed the locomotive from the hill tops at a distance, not daring to come nearer the "fire wagon." A train of curs was to them "heap wagon, no hoss." An Apache chief gathered a party of warriors in Arizona and went several hundred miles to see the ter rible tire wagou that whistled louder than the eagle's scream and poured out dense bLack smoke. W. M. Thayer says in his "Marvels of the New West" that the redskius grew bolder and once attacked a fire wagon, expecting to capture it. When they failed and many were Injured they said. "Fire wagon bad medicine!" The Indians stretched a lariat across the track, breast high, each end being held by thirty braves. "When the engineer first saw it he didn't know what on earth was the matter," said the narrator, "but in a minute more he burst out laughing. He caught hold of that throttle, and he opened her out. "He struck that lariat going about forty miles an hour, and he just piled those braves up everlasting promlscu -ous." They're All Good. Burne-Johes, the famous artist, made many sketches for the children of hl9 friend, J. Comyns Carr. He once laughingly proposed to instruct the eldest boy in the principles of anato my, and there and then made for him two beautiful drawings representing the anatomy of the good man and the good woman, in both of which the heart, magnificently large, winged and backed by spreading flames, is the cen tral detail. By special request he made another drawing, illustrating the anatomy of the bad man. On being met with the reproach that the third drawing show ed nothing of the details of internal structure he replied: "There are, none. The bad man is quite hollow." On being challenged to illustrate the a anatomy of the bad woman he grave ly replied: "My dear boy, she doesn't exist" His Preference. Pompano—Why do you work so bard, Bagley? You slave from morning un til night Bagley—I know I do. 1. wish to get rich. I want to die worth a million. Pompano—Well, there's no accounting for tastes. Now, 1 would much prefer to live worth half a mil lion.—Philadelphia Call. A Leading Part. "My brother has a leading part in that drama." "What part?" "He leads a horse across the stage In the last act." Some people are born foolish, some acquire foolishness and others thrust their foolishness upon us.—Phlladel« phla Ledger. ,'.V y!l$ i\ ij 9 •6 CARS' CXPERICNCC TRADC MARKS DROWNS COPVRMHTSAC. Anyone Mfidlng a akttab and d—Oiimioii mav Qufcklv ascertain our opIn^fr^bStbaran Patent# taken tbroogfa Mann tpeeialnatu*, wlthontenafge. IntL* Scientific American. A bwidwmelr Utaitntad waak eolation of any ndanUfle Tear four montlis, (L *1 WMkljr. Kuwait etr lo JonrnaL Twin*. $S M* by aB newid—Iw.