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Like Papa Whipped the HorM.
Ifrederlck Scboff, president of
.•Ifc* National Mothers'- congresB, said.
If lwrtefcrtn. front tttahy
fr&Bir fecit* city*
We '.yeaA, |Utti$ed Jane.
tfas out driving with her
ope afternoon, and her father,
to harry the horse on, slashed the whip
through the air, making a humming
sound. This Bound had a good effect.
The?iorse quickened its pace.
*Papa/ said Jane, 'why don't you
whip us children that way?'"
Huge Fig Tree.
The largest fig tree in western Eu
rope 1* the one at Roscoff, Brittany.
It la J« the garden of a Capuchin con
Tent, and its spreading branches, sup
ported by scaffolding, are said to be
oapable of sheltering over 200 persons.
Not Quite the 8ame.
Na|il—He said I looked lovely In that
gowja. didn't he? f|
Belle—Not exactly,' dear. He Mid
that gown looked lovely on you,—Phil
adelphia Ledger.
A Shocking Confession.
Benedict is a New Haven man who
has been eight times the father of a
bouncing bounder. In the outskirts of
the university city is a little town
among the hills named Prospect, and
last, year four of the children were
sent there for the summer.
One day Benedict and his wife enter
tained at dinner a new acquaintance,
Prof. Bi The professor is a bachelor,
and like many scholarly men, rather
111 at ea^e in society.
"What a fine little family of chil
you have," he began with an ad-
Irlng glance, at the four stay-at
"Yes, indeed," replied Benedict
proudly, "and we have four more in
The professor blushed his astonish
A Teacher's Testimony.
HInton, Ky., Oct. 30th.—(Special.)
—ft haB long been claimed that Dia
betes Is incurable, but Mr. E. J.
Thompson, teacher in the Hinton
school, 1ms pleasing evidence to the
contrary. Mr. Thompson had Diabe
tes. He took Dodd's Kidney Pills and
!b cured. In a statement he makes
regarding the cure Mr. Thompson
"I was troubled with my kidneys
for more than two years and was
treated by two of the best doctors in
this part of the state. They claimed
I had Diabetes and there was little to
be done for me. Then I started to
use Dodd's Kidney Pills and what they
did for me was wonderful. It is en
tirely owing to Dodd's Kidney Pills
that I am now enjoying good health.''
Many doctors still maintain that Di
abetes is Incurable. But Diabetes is a
kidney disease ,and the kidney disease
that Dodd's Kidney Pills will not cure
has yet to be discovered.
The Champio nOfficeliolder.
B, W. Sweeley, a justice of the peace
la Loyalsock, Lycoming county, Pa.,
claims the record for ofQceholdlng in
that state. Altogether he has held va
rious township and county offices
whose terms aggregate 109 years, dur
ing bis life of 68 years, and he is still
adding to his record. Mr. Sweeley is a
Democrat, and that he is popular is
shown by his record, as fallows: Just
ice of the peace, thirty-five years as
sessor, twenty-six years supervisor,
eight years school director fifteen
years overseer of the poor, six years
township auditor, twelve years coun
ty auditor, four years jury commis
sioner three years.—Kansas City Jour
The Male Novelist's Absurdities.
^Oae of the most infallible signs of
am average man's work is an entranc
tacly beautiful heroine, who generally
ate* contrives to be beautifully dress-,
ed* at least as her creator fondly imag
ines. At any rate, a woman dbes not
-make a penniless or nearly penniless
girl dress as if she had a hundred
pounds a year to Bpend on her ward
robe. A man in drawing a very young
«irl almost invariably makes out that
she has eaten far too much of the fruit
of the tree of the knowledge of good
and evil, as much as he himself would
have eaten ^at a similar age, for in
stance, which is altogether absurd.'—
t- 'A- "v
Wilt Clirlnk it
Coffee When
"Does Such Things.!'
I began to use Postum "because the
old kind of cpffee had so poisoned my
I who^.a^teti that I was on the ppjiAt
of bifc^Uig do^n and the doctor
and hea^*pe.
Any umpgiedtad' noise" wiould' cause
y, th^ inoSt painful^alpltation. make
—J taintjimd weak^
hafe!heard of Posttim and began
f-& to drink it when I left off the old cof
lea. began to help me just as soon
|J|e old effect sot the other kind of
coffee passed away. It did not stim
wbll©^ raiW^then 'leave
'me #«aH a^id Nervous as coffee used
$jfnable* me to dov the big-
tjbe ol£ and
1 T""* 7/ 5- Pfl. -Y* VtJ«n»r n-
A severely sprained ankle was the
extent of those injuries.
"But Sir George is an extememely
overwrought condition," explained Dr.
Bennett in a low tone. "He must be
kept perfectly quiet and not allowed
to worry himself about anything.
Above all, he must not be left alone.
Of course, it was a terrible ordeal
for him to lie in the road, knowing
how great were his chances of being
run over. Now, what I should espe
cially advise you to do is to telegraph
the first thing In the morning for a
trained nurse."
"No, thank you I prefer to do all
the nursing."
"But it will be unceasing work for
you. Practically speaking, every mo
ment of your time must be spent in
this room."
Hilda smiled. "Oh, but I am quite
determined to have my way, Dr. Ben
nett," she said, resolutely, "and have
no intention of engaging a trained
nurse. Please trust me to act for the
"Of course, there is not the slightest
doubt that it would be better for Sir
George himself that you should nurse
him. I was thinking of you, Lady
Ellingham, when I suggest otherwise."
"But I am one of those wilful people
who always insist on having their own
way," she answered, brightly.
Dr. Bennett saw that it was assumed
brightness, not natural but he forbore
further argument.
"You will keep the patient perfectly
Quiet," he merely observed.
"Yes and you will come early to
morrow to see him again?"
"As early as possible. Good-bye!"
Hilda heaved a sigh of Intense re
lief as the door closed. She had acted
tier part well. Even this thought-read
ing medical man had not guessed that
terror filled her heart.
"Hilda, I feel strangely ill," said Sir
George, in a weary voice. "But unless
It's absolutely necessary I don't want
a stranger to nurse me."
"Darling, have no fears on that head,
I will nurse you," was the comforting
ly spoken reply, as Hilda sat down at
his side and clasped his hands, "I
will not leave you until vou are quite
well. And—and—you dp love me.
don'tv you?" %S|
"Heaven only knows how greatly I
love you, Hilda," he said, in a tremb
ling voice, as he turned toward her
»nd looked straight into her face.
Great was the adoration that spoke
In those expressive eyes. S
"Then, darling, won't you tell me
frhy you were going to leave me to
day?" she whispered, kissing him.
"To tell you would be to make that
trouble a million times greater for me
to bear. Kiss me, dearest, again kiss
one. The knowledge of your unchange
able love will alone carry me through
Hours drifted by, but neither spoke
The stillness of the night closed over
the large house as Hilda clasped
2^ Mrs, E. Bagot Harte.
CHAPTER VIIl—(Contlnued.)
"I feel as if I were standing on the
brink of a great sorrow," she thought
^excitedly. "Yet how to avoid that sor
row I do not know. The slightest
movement In the matter might precipi
tate it. How I should like to confide
In Audrey and to tell her all! But I
must not! My lips shall never frame
a word that might rank as treacher
ous to my husband. It shall be the
great work of my life to keep all se
cret and to screen him. Perhaps God
in his mercy may remove the cloud
overhanging my darling's mind, and
no one but he and I will ever know
all that has transpired to-night. Yes,
I will be brave!" Now her thoughts
were moving quickly and resolutely,
"I shall always be at his side until he
Is quitfe well again. The strength o£
my love must conquer in the end and
make him once more his old adorable
self. Meanwhile I will be the calmest
of the calm and so reassuringly cheer
ful. To be cast down and .to allow
my ghastly anxieties to be known
would be so cruel to our boy, injuring
his name forever.
"By this time Dr. Bennett must, have
finished hia examination, and I will go
back to George's room and learn what
his injuries are."
somforting tenderness the hand of the
man who relied on her unchangeable
love to carry him through1 his troubles.
In the room above .their child, the
accepted heir to his father's wealth
and title, slept peacefully amidst lux
urious surroundings.
Two miles away the real heir to that
wealth and title lay in the children's
ward of the workhouse Infirmary,
moaning pitifully.
"Once, the inquest on his mother is
over the guardians will have to send
the child away from here," said the
night nurse ln.ji hard voice, addressing
another nurse, ,^Ho had come -for a
{#$? thihutes* chat.
-^Yea but I never before saw the
ao upset in jos'Jife as Jt is over
Sls mothePs murder.*',was the answer
Ins remark. j'f
haVja No one can talk of any-
"It's very strange what brought her
iWji I wonder who she'll turn out to
'Oh,',the police have found out who
lit The porter stepped up to me
"Sir, I call upon you to serve upon
the coroner's jury."
Guy Erskine pulled himself to a sud
den standstill in answer to the words,
and looked incredulously at the speak
er, a policeman.
"How is this? What do you mean?"
he asked, sharply.
"One of the Jurymen has been taken
ill, sir and the coroner ordered me
to go out and stop the first man who
passed by to take his place.":
"What inquest is it?" ,i
"One on the woman, Margaret Will
iams, who was murdered in the wood."
"Cannot you ask some one else?"
"No, sir the coroner is in a great
hurry. He has to hold another in
quest this afternoon at Dainton. on
this woman's father."
Argument was useless—worse than
useless. It was most unwise. In si
lence Guy accompanied the policeman
into the room where the inquest w.as
being held, and took his place on the
jury as foreman.
Not a person present failed to no
tice the deadly pallor of his face and
his evident repugnance to fulfil the
part he was now called upon fo play.
A few minutes later and the first
witness, the doctor who performed the
postmortem, was giving evidence.
That evidence was brief and conclu
sive. The deep incision in the arm,
just above the wrist, which had sev
ered the main artery, was the Immedi
ate cause of death but under no cir
cumstances could the woman have
lived more than a few weeks longer,
owing to the deep-seated disease of
thf? lungs. The next witness was Mrs.
Brown, whose volubility caused the
coroner to adopt a fiercely suppressing
demeanor and to lose his temper in the
end. Hicks was the witness next call
ed then came a man named John
Halus, a native of Dainton, who had
chanced to be at Arlington when the
corpse was brought into the town and
had provided the police with informa
tion of identity.
With riveted attention Guy listened
to the evidence, and as he listened he
rained unspoken anathemas on the
murderer's head. With difficulty his
asy lips kept back the name of the
man whom he had seen in the very act
of committing the Arlington murder,
when the near relationship of the vic
tims of the two tragedies were men
tioned. What right had- this double
murderer to be screened? What right
had he, Guy Erskine, wilfully to let
him escape punishment?
And Hilda? The iniquity of leaving
her to tread her life's path by the side
of this double murderer!
But it was chiefly for her sake that
Ellingham had sinned—oh, hideous
complication of crimes! To!retain her
as apparently his honored wife, to save
her from becoming a social leper, he
had taken the lives of two fellow mor
For of a certainty he had shot old
Searle! Now, Guy's thoughts were
rushing back to the night when, in
response to Sir George's pressing in
vitatiofr, he and Reggie had dined at
Carlton Park. Well, did he recollect
that, as they were leaving, the host
had made some speculative remarks
respecting old Searle's return home.
Those remarks must have been made
in order to throw him, Guy, oft the
right scent.
Each instant he yearned more and
more to spring to his feet and de
nounce the perpetrator of the two mur
ders. But again his thoughts flew off
to Hilda. If he did so, it might kill
her—destroy her reason! Less trou
lb had driven some women mad. What
mattered all e^se if he could only help
to screen her from trouble? To him
the whole machinery of the universe
alone revolved for Hilda's sake.
Forgetful of his surroundings, for
getful of the presence of others, Gify
leaned forward listening with heart
siokening intenseness to every word of
evidence -Each statement was burnt
into his memory to be diagnosed and
brooded over later. Tightly interlaced
were his long, thin hands, and„ pain
fully strained was the expression of
his white face as each moment ttie hor
ror of the duplicity of his position was
forced more and more on his under
standing He, an honorable man, to
turn the seriousness of his present po
sition into mere mockery He glanced
round at his fellow jurymen—respect
able, well meaning individuals, very
anxious to do their duty, butr relying
on him to act a guiding part.
MUst he, knowing all that he did,
having seen the actual murder com
mitted, pretend that he was satisfied
with the evidence of to-day as proving
that the murder was committed by
some One unknown.
"Yes-^for Hilda's sake." Again and
agaiii the answer rose is his iaind*
But how much longer would this in
qu««t last? For iiow much longer
must he remain apparently cotaphtesut
whilst consumed with a desire to de
nounce the murderer? Each instant
he was growing to detest himself more
to yearn tor death, anything, to se
cure escape from the surrounding
temptations to sin against God and
xoan. For was it not a heinotis crime
to protect a being whose hands were
twice stained with blood?
And the viewing of the body? Could
he ever forget the mute appeal for
vengeance written on the face of this
child-loving woman as she lay sleeping
the sleep of death? Was it not the
work of every man worthy of his man
hood to see that cruelty to helpless,
weak women was avenged? Oh, was
ever man so sorely tried, so sorely
rent by contending influences, as he,
Quy Erskine?
But if he denounced the murderer,
At last the inqifest Was he'arly over!
Filing out to consider their verdict
were the jurymen.
"There's not much need to worry our
heads about what to say," said one
man, a tailor, anxioUs to get back to
his shop and customers. 'Murder by
some one unknown' is the only verdict
we have got to return." Saying the
last words he glanced around, hoping
to hear his views corroborated.
"What do you think, sir," asked an
other man, James Howell, turning to
""I—I—haven't really yet decided,"
was the answer, hesitatingly spoken.
"But I do not see what other verdict
can be returned. She was certainly
"And no one knows who by," put in
the tailor.
"Quite so," concurred Guy. Then,
with a supreme effort to appear his
usual self, he added, "Are we agreed,
"I'm not feeling over satisfied," re
marked an old man, looking straight
at Guy, "I
"What- are you not satisfied about,"
asked a chorus of voices.
"There's summat behind it all," was
the answer.
"Of course there is!" said the tailor,
the person who is be­
hind it is the murderer. The police'll
do their duty, and all we have to do
is give the only verdict that's possi
"Just so!" Guy concurred again,
turning toward the door. "We are all
agreed, then?" he added, interroga
"Yes! yes!" came in a chorus.
Even the old man chimed in.
Walking as iirnily as he could, Guy
re-entered the room.
"Yes, we are agreed," he said, in a
hard, mechanical voice, in answer to
the usual question. "Our verdict is
'Murder by some one unknown.'
forced his lips to frame the
words that doomed him forever in his
own eyes as a lying hypocrite.
Now the inquest was over, and the
coroner was hurrying off to the station
to catch his train to Dainton.
"It's been a bit tryin' to you, sir,"
said one of the jurymen very respect
fully to Guy as the latter passed out
through the crowded room.
"Yes," was the brief reply.
Little did any one present suspect
how unspeakably relieved he was to
escape from the notice of his fellow
men. Once in the road in turned his
back on the village and strode quickly
in the opposite direction. For him to
avoid passing Carlton Park it would be
necessary for him to make a detour
of three miles, and he asked himself
why he should do this. Why not seek
an immediate interview with the man
who had wrought all this misery? tell
him to his face that he was one of the
blackest villains on earth, and that
the only reason why he, Guy Erskine,
of hitherto unsullied honor, was
screening him was for Hilda's sake
alone? It was only right that the crim
inal should smart under cutting re
proaches. Could a less inadequate
punishment be imagined for his cruei
murders than to be villified to his
Never did man tingle with greater
desire to inflict mental anguish than
Guy, as he walked up the carriage
drive of Carlton Park.
"Is Sir George at home?" he in
quired. Jfi::..
"Yes, sir he's met with a sev^rie
accident. He fell down and injured his
ankle very badly last night, replied
the footman.
"It is nothing very serious, I hope?"
(To Be Continued.)
James Hazen Hyde's Servant Quick to
Take Advantage. I
James Hazen Hyde, of whose coin
ing marriage there are rumors, is not
ed for his kindness to his servants. In
the world of service no place is more
eagerly sought after than one with Mr.
"After the opera I went home with
Mr. Hyde one evening," said a member
of the Rittenhouse club, "for supper.
On either side of the library mantel
stood a superb Japanese carving in
ivory. 'By Jove, what beautiful pieces,'
I Said, taking one down. And then I
started, for the carving in my hand
had been broken and awkwardly glued
together again. I called Mr. Hyde's
attention to the fracture, and he sent
for his man.
'"Nivins he said, 'this ivory, is
"Yes, sir. I had an accident,' the
servant answered, confusedly.
"But it has been glued together,'
said Hyde. 'I call it unpardonable of
you to glue it together—to conceal it.
If you had come to jne openly and said
you had broken it, I'd have forgiven
"Excuse me, sir,' said Nivins, eager
ly. 'The other's broke.'" i.:
'Tear*.at the Theater^ikSj&•
"A change hag come over ttt&^T&^al
rical manager's:dream. No longer, so'
It would appear from the character of
some ne\v plays offered during the past
week, are we to turn up our noses at
homely sentiment. It looks as if •we
were to get back our old "happy end-1
lng" once more, with perhaps "a good
cry" thrown in. Give them the-chance
to get lumps In their throats, a&d peo
ple will go, not once, but twtoe to see
slay.—Lady'« Pictorial.
Little Girl's Awful Suffering With Ter
rible Skin Humor —Sleepless
Nights for Mother—Speedy
'f» Cure by Cuticura.,
"My little girl had been suffering
for two years from eczema, and dur
ing that time I could not get a night's
sleep, as her ailment was very severe.
I had tried so many remedies, deriv
ing no benefit, I had given up all hope.
But as a last resort I was persuaded
to try Cuticura, and one box the
Ointment and two bottles of the Re
solvent, together with the Soap, ef
fected a permanent cure.—Mrs. I. B.
Jones, Addington, Ind. T."
Mrs. Gould's Diary of Travels.
During her recent travels abroad
Mrs. George Gould kept a journal,
which she is now planning to have
printed and distributed among her inti
mate friends. Mrs. Gould has been
spoken of as being "in the distinguish
ed list of automobile survivors."
Pico's Cure cannot toe too highly spoken of as
a cough cure.—J. 1Y. O'BRIEN, 322 Third Ave.
N., Minneapolis, Minn., JBU. 6,1900.
As Selfish as Most of US.
Wilson—What do you think of gov
ernment ownership?
Gilson—Well, I should approve of it
heartily if I had anything I wanted the
government to buy.—Somerville Her
It's queer how two men can acci
dentally exchange umbrellas and both
get the worst of it.
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Sj-rnp.
For children teething, euftens the gums, reduces in
flammation, allaj puln, cures wind colli ., 25c a bottle.
No man should start a fight with his
wife unless he is prepared to pay an
The things of life are likely to get
in the way of life itself.
C1TQ permanently cured. TTo fltsornerronsnesfafter
first day's use of Dr. Kline's Great Nerve Kestox*
er. Send for FBKK $2.00 trial bottle and treatise*
1)3. R. EL, KLINE, Ltd.*
931 ArcJi Street, Philadelphia, P*
God never calls a man to command
until he has learned to obey.
AYfcgetable Preparationfor
similating tlie Food andRegula
ting the Stomachs andBowels of
Promotes Digestion,Cheerful
ness and Rest.Contains neither
Opium,Morphine nor Mineral.
Not Narcotic
Jbafle of Old Dr
BockxlU SmUt~
yinisr. Seed.
Bt OaiitoHikScifr*
mttuyrwi nayat
A perfeel Remedy for Constipa
tion Sour Stomach,Diarrhoea
Worms .Convulsions .Feverish
ness and Loss
.Eac Simile Signature of
Atb inoiilhs Old
S S N is
The Gauioe TOWERS
of the best
materials, in black or yellow,
fully gu&iantecd. Mid
^roS«SS.eca'-d- aoiroN?uit
evet? where.
syrups are all cheap
it you should get a
enough, bit
gallon of cough synr
cure for the price of a si
the best cough curie, yott would
have made a bad bargain—for one
small bottle of Kemp's Balsam may
stop the worst cough. and save a
life, whereas the cough "cure" that
dpes not cure is worse than useless.
Spld by all dealers at asc. and 50c.
List of Patents Issued Last Week to
Northwestern Inventors.
Reported by Lothrop & Johnson,
patent lawyers, 911-912 Pioneer Press
bunding, St. Paul, Minn. Albert Behn
ke, St. Paul, Minn., lubricator Ken
nedy Dougan, Minneapolis, Minn., T
square clamp Julius Heilbron, St.
Paul, Minn., vapor burning lamp How
ard McLeod, Great Falls, Mont., head
motion Charles Miller, Minneapolis,
Minn., store service apparatus Louis
Olson, Minneapolis, Minn., ice shave
John Patty, St. Paul, Minn., wrench.
Off Again On Again.
If Secretary Shaw retires Feb. 1, as
announced, it is probably safe to pre
dict that his presidential boom will be
launched not later than Feb. 2.—To
ledo Blade.
How's This?
Wa offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for em
of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Halri
Catarrh Cure.
T. J. CHENEY & COJJ Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J. Cheney
for the last 15 ye»ra, and believe him perfectly hon
orable In all huslnega transactions Suu financially
able to carry out &uy obligations made by his Arm.
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Care Is taken Internally, acting
directly upun the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cent* peg
biottle. Sold by all Druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Groundless Accusation.
Kloseman—Well, of all thing?! Tha
idea of his accusing me of making a
lie out of whole cloth—
Peppery—Yes, the idea!
Kloseman—Ridiculous, isn't it?
Peppery—Oh, very. Evidently ha
doesn't know how economical you are.
Ask Your Dealer for Allen's Foot-Ea*e
A powder. It rests the feet. Cures Swollen,
Sore, Hot, Callous, Aching. Sweating Feel
and Ingrowing Nails. At all Druggists and
Shoe stores. 25 cents. Accept no substitute.
Sumple mailed FREE. Address, Allen &
Olmstod, Lielioy, N. Y.
Was Not Paid in Silver Dollars.
The most significant feature of Mr.
Bryan's trip is the fact that a country
editor is able to get so prosperous un
der a Republican administration ha
thinks nothing of a year's run arourid
the world.—Pittsburg Gazette (Rep.).
Men who spend their time knocking
never open any doors.
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
Always Bought
Bears the
Thirty Years
The Government of Canada
iv a so el
FREE to. wery
settler one hun
dred and sixty
acres of land in
Western Canada.
.Land adjoining this, can be purchased
from railway and land companies at from
$0 to $10 per acre.
On this land this year has been produced
upwards of twenty-flve.bushels of wheat to
the acre.
It is also the best of grazing land and for
mixed farming it has no superior on the
Splendid climate, low taxes, railway*
convenient, schools and churches close at
Write for "Twentieth Century Canada"
and low railway rates to Superintendent of
Immigration, Ottawa, Canada or to
authorized Canadian Government Agent—
J. M. MacLaughlan, Box 116, Watertown,
South Dakota.
(Mention this paper.)
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