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iv v k o 'if, fx •"X J! iV. A SERVIAN SONQ, Motbe«, a dear little lad •1cm«through the night Hs ha* lost his way nod is sad: I bear hira bitterly weeping. I know ho is corning to me Go to the floor and see. Daughter, woman's undoing la to Ik* won without wooing. When she meets her lover half He holds her favor tight Ab the cup he draitmi by l«Y. Or the lamp he bui Mother, no more, But open thedoon 1 have hia heart, lie mine He iun»t lie housed'and fed 1 will *civo him kisses for viM, i oaf ejm» shall tight him to bedl -E. U. Stoddard in Century 0VERC0NF1DENC& Ten years ago in a certain good sired town in Pennsylvania there lived a fam ily whom 1 will call MitchelL JThe fam ily consisted of husband, wife and two children, the latter being a boy aged five and a girl of seven. Mitchell was a pri vate banker, known to be honest, re spectable and worth a clear $100,000. 1 knew little or nothing about the family until certain incidents occurred. One day his wife was fatally injured in a railroad collision at a point about fifty miles from home. When he reached her. in response to a telegram sent by a ftranger, he found she had been removed |o a hotel and was being tenderly cared for by a woman who gave her name as Mrs. A. B. Gray, of Philadelphia. She was on the train, but suffered'no injury. Mrs. Gray, as 1 might as well toll you now, was petite, good looking, a good talker, and in a general way captiva ting. The fact-of her taking charge of Mrs. Mitchell as she had done proved her tender heart. She told Mr. Mitchell she had been a widow eighteen months and was practically alone in the world, and though he was burdened with grief and anxiety, he did not forget to thank her for her great kindness and to take her address. She resumed her journey, and he took his wife home to die of her injuries. ItwasViree weeks after her death that 1 came into the case. After everything was over the husband sud denly discovered that his dead wife's jewelry was missing. She had with her when the accident took place about $1,000 worth of diamonds. They had disappeared, and when he came to run over events in his mind he conld not re member that they had come home with her. Mrs. Gray had turned over to him Mrs. Mitchell's purse and a few other things, but a pair of diamond eardrops, two rings and a pin were missing. I was employed to proceed'to the scene of the late accident and seek to trace the jewelry. The collision had Occurred right at the depot in a small town. Peo ple about the depot and the hotel assured me that Mrs. Mitchell had her jewelry on when taken to the hotel. The land lord's wife was positive, and the doctor who warf called in was ]oHitive, and when i had worked the case out 1 re turned home to report to Mitchell that nobody but Mrs. Gray could have taken the jewelry. He was astonished and in dignant, and not only vigorously re pudiated the implication, but discharged me from the case with the assertion that 1 was a novice in the profession. i went about other business, and it was about four months before 1 saw Mitchell again. Then he sent for me in an official capacity again. No reference was made to my previous work, but fresher and other troubles had come to him. A month after the death of his wife he had opened correspondence with Mrs. Gray, and the result was that she had come to take charge of his house. He was without relatives, or at least without those who could aid him in his situation, and she claimed to be free in her movements. You will suspect just as 1 did. that she had captivated him, but he fought shy of any acknowledg ment of the sort, I haven't told you about the bank, it was situated just a square from his bouse and exactly in the rear of it The house fronted on one street and the bank on another, aud there was no alley be tween. indeed the rear yard of the house led right up to the rear door of the bank, and Mitchell used to come up and go through the yard. In the rear of the banking rooms, divided off by the usual railing, were the private offices and the vault. A burglar alarm was connected with the front doors and win dows, but none with the back. A large aud savage dog guarded the rear, having a kennel close to the door. What the' banker wanted to see me about was this: He had not only missed money from his wallet at night, but on two occasions considerable sums of money had been taken from a small safe which stood in his office outside the vault. One of the mysteries was in the taking of the money. He employed a teller and a bookkeeper, neither of whom had a key to safe or vault, unless it was a duplicate made without his knowledge. Neither had the word of the combina tion of the vault, and it seemed impossi ble that they could have taken the money, even if so inclined. Both were perfectly honest, so far as any one knew, and Mitchell was all tangled np ?ver the mystery. He hadn't talked to me live minutes when I would have taken my solemn oath that Mrs. Gray was the guilty party, but of course 1 didn't drop u hint of my suspicions to him. She was shy, prudent and apparently all right, and 1 had put in a month on the case and v made no discovery when the outside safe was robbed again. A deposit and some bonds had come in at the last mo ment and had been placed there for the night. The whole thing amounted to about $9W, and bonds and greenbacks were missing next morning. The safe lad not only been opened with a key, bat the bank had been entered by un locking the rear door. No one could *ujve entered by the front without sounding an alarm. No stranger could have entered by the back on account of drw. who was wide awake and all right. When Mitchell sent for ine to give me t&saew* 1 perfectly satisfied thai Ike, Mrs. Gray was the guilty party. I be lieved she had the nerve to enter his room i« the night, secure the keys and then slip through the back yard, enter the bank and open the safe. When" 1 learned that the dog was a great favor ite of hers this belief was a certainty. 1 couldn't, for reasons already given, say a word to Mitchell about this. He want ad to suspect his two employees, but when he had canvassed the matter he was made to see that it was altogether unlikely that either of them was guilty. Indeed he was alone in the bank when the bonds and money came in, and he alone knew where the deposit was placed. What did I do? 1 turned to Mrs. Gray again, and in about a week something happened to prove that 1 was on the right trail One of the street car lines of the town ran down to the railroad depot. It was Mrs. Gray's habit of an afternoon to ride on this line with the little girl as far down as a certain park, and to sit near the fountain and read while the girl romped about with other children, i had closely watched her while in this park, but no one had ever come near her and her demeanor had been perfection. On the third afternoon after the rob bery she occupied her usual seat for an hotir without anything happening. 1 sat on a bench in the rear of her and about thirty feet away, and by and by I noticed that she was writing a note with pencil. She did it so deftly that one sitting in front of her could not have told what she WHS at. Beside her was a large shade tree, and as near as I could make out she disposed of the note, when folded np, somewhere about the tree. When she left I followed her for a short distance, and looking back 1 saw a young and well dressed man occupying the place vacated by her. An hour later, when I could examine the tree, 1 found a hollow in the trunk just about on a line with her shoulders as she sat on the bench. One not looking for it would have sat there fifty times and dis covered nothing. My theory was that she had an ac complice—the young man whom 1 had seen. The hollow in the tree was their postoffice. Next day I was at the park half an hour before her usual time, and behold! the young man was occupying that bench. As she appeared he got up and took a seat a hundred feet away, and by watching closely I saw that she took a note from the tree. Before leaving she wrote and "posted" one in reply, and after she had gone I saw him get it I was now certain that I was on the right trail, and I went to Mitchell to secure some particulars I wished to know. I told him I had a clew, but would not re veal which way it led. I learned from him that the combination of the vault door had four numbers, and he alone knew it It had been changed about a month after Mrs. Gray's arrival, and he hesitatingly admitted that the word was "Aime," which was her Christian name. He would not, however, admit that this fact was known to her. For two weeks after receiving this in formation 1 hardly got sight of Mrs. Gray. For some reason she remained very closely at home. I found out from Mitchell in a roundabout? way that the money needed to pay the men at th» coal mine and also at a large factory was deposited with him on the 14th of every month. It was simply passed in to him to be locked in the vault over night, as it came up from Pittsburg by messenger. I reasoned that Mrs. Gray would work this information out of him in some way, or that her accomplice would discover it, and that if she had the combination of the vault Bhe would make her strike on the night of the 14th. On Aug. 12 she exchanged notes at the bank, also on the 13th. On this latter date I shadowed the young man for three hours and became satisfied that he was from Pittsburg and a "slick un." Among the things he did was to go to the depot and inquire about various night trains, and particularly one which passed over the road half an hoar after midnight i promised Mitchell that a climax would soon be reached, and then staked my all on what might happen on the night of the 14th. At 8 o'clock on that evening 1 threw a piece of "dosed" meat to his dog from a neighboring yard, and at 10 I softly climbed the fence to find the canine in his kennel and sick enough to remain there. I lay down within ten feet of him, hidden behind a bush, and it was an hour and a half before any thing happened. Everybody in the neighborhood was in bed and asleep by that time, and I was not greatly sur prised when female figure, which 1 knew to be that of Mrs. Gray, suddenly appeared and passed me five feet away going toward the bank. She stopped at the kennel to speak to the dog, and then opened the rear door and entered. 1 did not move from my hiding place until she reappeared about twenty minutes later. She carefully locked the bank, and as she parsed me on the way to the house I followed quickly behind. The keys she laid on the bank steps, softly opened the side, gate, and 1 let her reach the street be fore I brought matters to a climax. She was only out of the gate when she was joined by a man, but when I rushed to seize them he got the alarm and was off before 1 eoult\ grab him. I got her, however, and she had a bundle under her arm which 1 took charge of—a bun dle containing about $19,000 in green backs. 1 What a nervy woman she was! She just simply langhed a bit as I led her up the steps and rang the bell to arouse Mitchell, and when I had told him till and had the money and the keys to prove it she just looked up fU Mm with a smile and asked: "Well, what of it?" The "what of itf w&S a corker. Mitchell couldn't let the public know that his bank could be so easily robbed, and he couldn't let society know that he had been duped by an alventurer, and after a consultation he actually gave that little adventuress $2,000 in caen to clear out. She went, and as I left her at the depot she said: "Give the old man my lore when you get back to the house, and ask him if he nevnr heard of Tonjr ^1^9 Qotanbos Rate MJTHOR SOLDIER, LAWYER. Tht Taried Career of a Chieaffp fluflt date for Congress. William Voc-ke, recently nominated for congress by the Chicago Republicans of the Fourth Illinois district, has figured creditably both in peace and war. He was born in Minden, Westphalia, in 1839, and received a good elementary education there. He came to America in 1856 and worked first in New York and in New England at whatever em ploy men he could get. He reached Chicago in 1857, and met with many hard WILLIAM VOCKE. knocks in those early days. In 1858 or 1859 he became a carrier for The Staats Zeitung, then pub lished by Captain George Schneider, and studied law at the same time under Pro fessor, afterward Judge Booth. Subse quently he became collector for Ogden, Fleetwood & Co., but soon gave up that position to go the front for his adopted country. On the 16th of April, 1861, he enlisted in the Lincoln infantry for nine ty days. As soon as that period of serv ice was completed he enlisted with the Twenty-fourth Illinois. He served with that regiment during the war and was mustered out as captain. While attend ing to his military duties he managed to furnish the war correspondence for The Staats Zeitung, and when peace was re stored he became city editor of that paper. In 1866 he was appointed clerk of the county court and sewed till 1869, when he entered on the practice of law. He has been an eminently successful practitioner. Captain Vocke served one term on the board of education when Mr. Heath was mayor. He is a great student and is master of many languages. He has published a volume of English translations from the German poets, is corresponding member of several of the German literary and scientific societies and is in every sense of the word a ripe scholar. He lives in the Twenty-first ward. tea Fraaeteoo'a Oldeet TnlHwr The oldest voter in San Fraitdsffd is John Shirley, of 1611 Clay street, who was born in Ross, County Tyrone, Ire land, June 24,1799. There was a sensa tion in the registrar's office when he walked in the other day to reg ister, and the first supposition was that he was com paratively a new voter. But it was soon proved that the old gentle man came to the United States 1831 that he de clared his inten tions in 1838, and took out his pa pers of citizen ship at Philadelphia in 1840, just in time to vote for General Harrison for the presidency. John Shirley was noted on the books as being ninety-three years of age, a native of Ireland, as measuring 5 feet 2% inches, and as having bluish gray eyes. The announcement set all the report ers to hunting, and at last accounts no other voter of so great an age had been found, but a Colonel Stevenson has voted longer, for though born in 1800 he is a native American and got ten years the start of Mr. Shirley. The latter reached California in 1860, and has at present ten children, sixty-one grandchildren and thirty-eight great-grandchildren. It is no harm to odd that he is an ardent Republican and in good health, has smoked freely of good tobacco for sev enty years and hopes to live out hie cen tury. The Women World's Fair Visitors. Under the direction of the board of lady managers, especially of Mrs. Potter Palmer, the president, has been organ ized the Women's Dormitory associa tion, the object of which is to furnish cheap and comfortable living quarters during the exposition to women visitors, particularly those of the industrial class and of limited means. Four huge hotels or dormitories will be erected. The site for one of them has been donated by George M. Pullman. It is a square only two blocks and a half from the northern entrance to the exposition grounds. This dormitory will be 450 by 150 feet, built in eight sections, so that there shall be no inside rooms, and will have a capac ity of 1,200 persons daily. The rooms will be varied in size, and plainly but neatly furnished. It is estimated that 130,000 women visitors will be accom modated during the fair. The associa tion is selling $150,000 of stock, in shares of $10 each, to enable it to carry out the project. Each share entitles the holder to its face value in room and lodging at the rate of thirty cents a day, and most of the stock is already taken. Claims to» Mines. Claims to the ownership of mines dis covered in the province of Santiago de Cuba have been filed with the govern ment during the period between Jan uary, 1880, when the first ones were reg istered and Aug. 31 last, divided as fol lows: Iron, 1,017 manganese, 861 cop per, 216 mercury, 4 gold, 9 coal, 29 garnet, 18 silver, 8 lead, 5 petroleum, 6, and animal guano, 14. The superfi cial area covered by these mines is equal to 574,620 hectares, or 1,488,550 acres, only one-tenth part of which has been made available and is being worked. Glad It'* a GirL Ttoe German emperor is said tremely pleased that his seventh child is a daughter. He telegraphed the good news at once to the queen, and a cordial message of congratulation was promptly Sashed back to Berlin from Balmoral. Eighty-four years have elapsed since queen of Prussia gave birth to a daugh- U, A Y"l i: n i S, *5 'A V V V "ft i v Impoalug on a Bald H«a«. The average lurber is a pretty cheeky person, but it is seldom that he has the aesurance to deiilwrately make use of a customer's head and face, to say nothing of time, to further his selfish ends. A good natnred man on whose sparsely fringed head a silk skullcap sits with appropriate grace took his seat in a bar ber's chair the other day for **a hair trim and a shave.' There were four barbers at work in the shop and ju.-t four enstomera. The artist in wbc^e care the good ualnred man found fciui s'if did his work in a wry satisfactory manner. He handled tlissci-'sorx lef ly and proved to be a thorough iu?u of a keen edged rnsor. After the b-iy rum, the powder nnd the brilliant ne had been MJ.ceHhive'y aUuihih^UHvd the iarier .oiipinued the small slu-^t iu which he had wrapped his eusiomer. and was jr.:-.t on the point of removing it when hi* eye caught sight of a man in the doorway of the shop. The u»w comer was one of tho-e puffy, red faced persons such as uo barber likes to tauch. This cheeky barber therefore pressed significantly oa the shoulder of his good uatured eiiPtcnier. resinned the shoet, took out bis scissors nnd razor and dili gently went through the motions of trimming the huir and beard. Then he applied mere bay runs and powder and fussed about until ono of the other chairs was vacated tuul the red faced man had actually taken possesion of it. Then with much ceremony and a loud call for "Brush here!" he dismussed his good nutnrtd with asiaile&nd just the suggestion of a wink.—New Vork Times. v Georgia Reedbtrda. At Athetn a lar-»e number of BUfcltah sparrows 'are killed every day, cooked nicely and sold at tea cents apiece. It is said that they are fine eating.—Srv vivnnr.h Isavrs. Glaln SAW ATI VO," fbe Wonderful JOK KillBY, plaintiff's attorney. WM. LEE, eherift Lake connty S. D. Sheriff's Sale. Utate of month Dakota, couutr of Lake, »*. D. M. Osborn & Co. vs. L. Ii. and A. P. Boyhigton. Notice is hereby triven that by virtue of an exe cution to me directed and delivered, aud now in my hand*, leaned out of the clerk's office of the second judicial circuit court, state of South Da kota, in and for the county of Late,«uprn a judg ment rerdered iu sai6 court in favor of O. Osborne Co and against L. B. aod A. P. Boy iiictoi!, on the6th day of June, A. D. 18HK, I have levied upon the following described personal property of said defendants, to-wit: Three stacks of miiiet and five stack* of hay. And that I ball on Tut-pri&y, the 18th iav of October, A- D ItiHii, at the hour of 1 o'clock p. m., of said day. on the southwest quarter of section twenty three, township 1(K, range52, in said county and state, proceed to sell all the right, title and inter est of the above-named L. B. and A. P. Boyinu lou in and to the above rtescrioed property to satisfy naid judgment, and conts, aiuountiQu to one hundred dollars and eighty-five cents, to gether with all acrtiing COSTS of sale, and interest OH the same trout the feth day of June, 1HWS, at Ibe rale nfper cent, per annnin, at public sac* tlon. to the highest bidder for cash. J2AK'd Mttdieun, b. Oct. T, IbW. WM. LEE, Sheriff Lake county, e. D. W. C. BEAM AN, Plaintiffs Attorney, Sheriff"s hale. State of South Dakota, county of Lake. M. Moline, Milburn and Stoddard Co., plantlff, v«. Frank Keller, defendant. Notice is hereby given, that by virtue of an execution to me di. reeled aud delivered, and now in my hands, is sued out of the clerk's office of the county court in and for the connty of Lake, state of south Dakota, upon a judgment rendered in saitTcourt in favor ot Moline, Milburn and Stoddard com pan}, and •satinet Frank Keller, I have levied noon the following described personal property of said defendant, to-wit: Three stacks of wbeat situated on the northeast quarter of sec tion No. fc, u»*uMlitp toe,range 6tL Lake coun ty, S. D. And that I shall,ontke Iftta js&pf Octo ber, A. D. !«*!. at the honr of tM o'clock a. m.. of said day, at the farm of daftoadasi on the eatdnortheast quarter of section 32, township 106, raace fit, In said county and state, proceed to sell nil ue right, title and interest ot the aheve MBe4 Fraak Keller in and to the above de scribed property to satisfy said judgment and costs aoMMtttiag to one haa^rsd and ten dollars and forty cents, together with all aoeraiog costs of sals, snd Interest on the same from the 27tb dsp of Jnne, at the rate of 7 per cent, per tma st public auction, to the highest biddsr for cash. OPttsd Msdlsoa, S. Oct. Sheriff of the county of Lake, i. D. By Gso. Msau. Deputy, a SXA XA9, PlainUf*s 1 v f}? THE for iter lejMrt, carts an Bier Mwste*, of Memo ry, Headache, WUMfalae* *, Bsnloriona, fcost Photofp-ftidMd tram life. Raabood, or dlmlnntlo* of the Generative Organ*, etc., and all cCtott eaaaed bjr past afcnaea. Pnt «a ooaTeatently to carry in che veetjpeeftet. Mm II to cure or a package, with a written guarantee reOindthe money. tfadraorM on doom woinrriii iMrrA- tn well you Tion -i [duo' of 8AJJATIVO, enclose price In env» toie and we will aeod by mail. PUDphltt la nealedl envelope free. Addreee, ADRID CHEMICAL CO, Branch Office for tUA 3&s Dearborn Street, CHICAGO, ILL* F.A-NATIVU MADISON, S. DAK., by O. J. Tweed & Co., Druggist*, end druggists gen erally. $16 *21 JOWR SHIRLEY. TYLER DESK CO., ST. LOUIS,MO Our Mammoth Catalogue of Bahk Counters, Dwjks, and other Officb Furniture for 1893 now ready. New Goods New Btyles in Desks, Tables, Chairs, Book Cases, Cabi nets, &c., &c., and at matchless prices, as above indicated. Oar goods are well known and sold freely in every country that speaks English Catalogues free. Postage 12c. SHERIFF'S SALE. State of South Dakota Conty of Lake The Hanover Nation«1 bank of Hanover III. vs. Wm. K. Joix-s atjd John Joue*. Notice is hereby siven, that by virtue of an excution to me di rected aud delivered, and now in my bande, l«8iied out of the clerk's office of the connty court in aud fur the county of Lake and Plate of Sontb Dakota upon a judgment rendered iu said court in favor of the (lanover National bank and akrsinst Wm. F. Jonee and John June# on the Sfl (*ay of Anijust A. D. 1H91. I have levied upon the following described personal property of 6aid defeudaiita to-wlt: One Moline corn plow and that 1 »ha!l on Saturday the 25th day of October A. I). at the honr of a o'clock p. m., of ("aid day, at the front door of Win. Lve'w ware houee in the City of Madison Lake county 8. D. in said county and state proceed to fell all the right, title and intercut of the above named Wm. F. Jonef and Johu Jones in and to the above described property, to satisfy iairi jndeement, aud cofctH. amounting to two hundred and thirty seven dollars, together with all accruing costs of sale, arid interest on the same from the i»i day of jiUKUBt 1SW1, at the rate of 7 per ceut. per auoam, at public auction, to the bi«nest bidder for cash. Dated Madison H. L. October 10th 1893. Mill. address t\- I'i tr Tth, 1A9-2. WM. LKH, AtUM**. f'i W X* W%^* hi OF SOtJTH DAKOTA. MADISON taSSSw&r. The Streets Illuminated by 12 Arc Lights. The Most Complete Plant in the State. ASSEMBLY GROUNDS Itl &AKE MADISON, three and one-half miles scrotfc&st of the city. Connected by Motor line A Large Number of State Meetings are held at the Chautauqua Qrounds every summer. MADISON IS THE Freight and Passenger the S. M. Div. of the C., M. & St. P. R'y running north and west. Fine Brick 10-Stall Round Hoi'se. MADISON 4 Is a great Grain Market. Seven El evators, Flat House and Roller Lake County has NiVilK Eiperienced a v Crop Failure. And FAM LANDS can be purchased at reasonable prices. HOMESEEKES are cordially invited to settle in this community. For additional particulars concerning the resources of this section, prices of City Property, Farm Lands, etc., etc., war '-it V A V X' v .1, 'V ip :r- i,-' Chautauqua The Lake provided with the Steamer "City of Mad ison,'1 capable o£ carrying 150 persons. A Beautiful Sheet of Water, Eight Miles Long and Two Miles "Wide. Two and one-half miles west of the city surrounded by beautiful groves of natural timber. MADISON 1» A- mKM The seat of the State Normal School. Value of Normal bnildings, $55,000. The Normal School is now in ses sion, with over 250 students from various parti of tbt state in attendance. Excellent City Schools. New Central School buil| ing recently completed at a cost of $20.000. MADISON Is the home of Nine Churches! Excellent Society. Stone and Brick Business Buildings I & ty V -ewws CITY PROPERTY «PS. B. KENNEDY, &+&» jt Madison, South Dakota. i" •I v ^4' ft "V -V I ,Y 1&- if- .M, fcdfeli'