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The Sisseton weekly standard. (Sisseton, Roberts County, S.D.) 1892-1929, April 17, 1914, Image 6

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No. Name ot Allot tee
Hokslna
./»
•MS
Stepben W. Adams
Me
Winona Hcrakawanjidaa
83»
Lucy Scott
1198
Jenole Renville
643
Kebacca Klnc
85
Earl P. Owen
864
Winona Grant
886
Meuskenzewln or Clara
Bluedog
1
Ml Solomon Temizaknu
225 George Sevenbrothers
W7 Homduwlnor Helen Siyaku..
946 Anne Slyska.
WI-1S4 Edward LaFrombot.se
vm
Niya wastewin
«8
'405
Sarah Skyman
Tucandutawln
"«52
ion
458
5
Isabella Hoop....
Canzelwln
.lohn Billy Taho
303
1237
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Sale of Indian Lands.
Department of the Interior, United States Indian Service.
Sisseton Indian School, Sisseton, S. II.
Under -the.rules and regulations approved by the Secretary of the Interior
October 12, 1910, the following described land is offered for sale to the highest
bidder under sealed bids on the dates mentioned. Bids will bo received at the
ofllce of the superintendent at Sisseton Agency, sisseton, S. D. until II o'clock
p. m. of the day of sale, at which hour they will be opened.
Each bid must be accompanied by a duly certified check on some solvent
bank, payable to the order of S. E. Allen, superintendent, for tun per vent, of
the amount offered as a gun ran ty of the bidder's faithful performance of his
proposition. If the bid shall be accepted and the successful bidder shall with
in thirty days after duo notice fail to comply with the terms of his bid. suvli
check shall be forfeited to the owner of said land, less the cost of advertising.
etc. All such bids shall lie inclosed in a sealed envelope, which must be mark
ed by the bidder, "Bids for Indian land to be opened there show the date of
opening)" but the description of the land must not be noted on the en\elope.
No bidder will be permitted to include more than one allotment in any bid.
If a/prospective purchaser desires to bid on more than one allotment he must
submit a separate bid for each allotment he desires in purchase, and if ho
wishes less than an entire allotment, he must submit a bid fur one or more
legal subdivisions.of such allotment.
Under no circumstances will the Superintendent or other utliccrs in charge
or any person .connected with an agency otliee or the Indian service be permit
ted to bid or to make or prepare any bid or assist any prospective bidder in
preparing his bid.
The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.
Bidders, owners and other interested persons may be. present »hen thebid
are opened.
Purchaser shall pay all costs of conveyancing, and. in addition, the follow
ing sums, towit: If the purchase price is #1000.00 or less, if it he mo: than
81000.00 and not more than $-000.00, ?'J.OO: if the purchase price is more tiian
t'JOOO.OO, #2.50, these to be used in payment of advertising the lands.
No bids for less than the appraised value will be considered.
Land sold in accordance with the provisions
of these regulations will be con
veyed direct to the purchaser by PATENT IN KKE SIMPLE from the United
States.
AJ1 the following described land will be sold for cash unless otherwise
stated. All sales subject to a prior lease. Pates of expiration of lenses will
be shown opposite description of leased tracts advertised.
Ellas Drl for or Karabiyanke.
•..wn
Wananlyotaukewln
,'lfiO
Louisa Goodbird
682 Baptist» Frenler
'163 Titus Goo bird
618 Isabel! Cunrda
356 Lydia Keeble
180-7i0 Moses LaFromboise
1284
Ilanyetuwastewln or Jennie
Clements LodrIb Crawford.
1029
°128
Daniel Wilson or Heyakasa
niclye
Marplyaokiyewin
653
330
39
760
.18
il
1
971
For further information apply in person or by letter to the undersigned.
S. E. ALLEN. Supt. and S. D. Agc-ut.
NONCOMPETENT INDIAN LANDS TO
Listed for sale Feb. 28, 1014. Bids to
Allotment
Description o! land
n't of ewK 8, ISO,
Jemima LaBelle Crooks m4 of 25,1 129 n, £4 w.
5th p. m. 8.
Frank Goodboy nw'4 of nwy, i:t. 124 n, 51
w, 5th p.
new of SW'4. 11.1125 n. 51 w.
5th p. m. (lease expires 3 1 15)
w4 of nwy and w4 of swvij,
28,1128 n, 52 w, 5th p.
Mazaskawlii or Susan Little
thunder
Klnaksewlnor Esther Wing..
NONCOMPETENT INDIAN LANDS TO BE SOLD ON DE
FERRED PAYMENT PLAN.
Listed for sale Feb. 28,1914. Bids to be opened May 8, 11)14.
Allotment
tfo.
,484
Name of Allottee
Taterotewlnor Mary Wilson.
HSV Nellie Bluedog nwK of seVf, S 4,11J2 n. 53 w,
~v
ftthp. m.
of #e$, 1,1123 n. 53 w.
5th p.
nwi^ of nw^. 14. swi of sw*$,
11. and sH of st'Vi. 10,1125 n,
r2 W. 5th p. S. D. (kV6 of seK.
10,1185. 52. Lease expires
10-1
16)
8W*4 of of nw^.
of seK und ne}* of 8«»V4, 28.
..... 118 n, 53 w, 5th p. m. S.
M7S7 SöBkaorJohn sii ofne^. sU of nwtf. «Ü3,
Iclyapehewin
&
Tonkantnepewin, or Hannah
8$
Elleebeth Crawford
Suaka or John
L.. 131 n, 53 w. Stli d.
5661 Dwlgbt Hemlnger nw% of ne$ nnd iwU of nwW,
s25.1123d, 61 w, 5th p. m. ..
Dwlgbt Hemlnger
iltukwt.
1WP Angle LeBelle Ortley
ym-4T9 Etua Winder Wing
1171 Estella DuMaree
1» Joseph King
Um Viola Falrbault Moore:..
*6 Iei-ca-ra-pe
INHERITED INDIAN LAND TO BE SOLD ON
PAYMENT PLAN.
Listed for Sale Feb. 28, 1914. Bids to be opened May*8, 1914.
I* TMawlaorMt*. Lovejoy eHof nwX and ne?4of swlf. end
nwitofseM. 8 81, tlön, 58 w,
5th p.m. S. ten 4800
INHERITED INDIAN LAND TO BE SOLD FOR CASH
Listed for sale Feb. 28,1914. Bids to be opened May 8. 1914.
BE SOLD FOR CASH.
IS. 127 Ii. 54 w. 5th p. m. S.
D. (lease on
se} of wK 12.11Z5.
54 expires 3115, lease on nV. at
iiex. a IS cxelres 10114)
lor, No. 3. 5.1127 n, 53 w. and
«ex of nc'4, 27. t, 12* n, 53 *.
Ot.h p. m. S. D. (lease expires !I
I 14)
Lot No. 1, 7,1126 n. 51 w. 5i*
p.
xwf/i or sex. Ii, 1126 n. 62 w,
5th p.m
of se'X 5, and w4 of swVj,
4, 123 n. 53 w. 5th p. m.
(l»ase expires 10114)
of sw!4, 34.1 127 Ii, w,
5th p. in
ne'/i of nwx, 14, 1121 n. 53 w,
5th p.
sw!4 of se»4. 33.1 127 n, 51 w.
5th p. m. (lease expires to I 14)
un% of 8W^. s29, 1 124 n, 50 w,
5t,h p.
»Vi "f ti«M 18. 1J4 Ii. 53 w.
5th p. m. Ifan« »vnlros 10 I 14)
no)4 of nw!4 and n-Ji of nwi.
17. and iwx of swy. s8 t12» n.
r52 w. 5th p. m, (lease expires
10 I 15) ....
of seM.s?2. tl27 n, 50 w,
Cth D. m, (lens«1 expires 101 14)
SWJ4 of BWlj 22. 1126 n, 52 w.
fith p.
•HofnwM.s 124 n, rsi w','
5th p.m
Lot No. 14, Ii. 1125 n, 53 w. 6th
p. m.S.
new of swt, 3d. 1183 n, !B w,
5th p. m.S.
Lots $ and 3. 2.1120 r. 19 w.
5fh)P. rn. S. D. (Leiise expires
ay 8, 11)14.
'Si
Aporai^ed
Value
Acres
w. fith
y. m. 8.
wM of n»lj :8, 123. n, 51 w,
p. m. S. I)
oe!4 of nwl(. 2 1.123, 11. to w.
fitli p. m. S. D. (lea«e expires I!»
I 16)
wvi of neM- *«y of n*|{ and
lot I, 14. IS) n. 4 w, 5th p.
m. 8. I. (le»«eexpirps 10 1-14)...
!.wfej of or lot 4. a 18,1144 n,
r.11 w. Stb p. m. S. D. (Ichhc ex
pires Kl 14)
of sen, IS. 1126 n. 53 w,
5th p. m. S.
nwK of 14.1122. n. w, itb
l. m. S.
eH of neW. ei-i of s«W. 35.11ÜI
n, S3 w. 5 p. m. S. D. (tease ex
pires 101 14)
ei4 of sell 10, 122 n, 53
5th p. m. s. l)
nwü rfpt-V and ne of sw^hH,
1127 n, SS w. 5th p. m. H. D...
se1^ of sei». 18 and swM of aw i4
17. 1125 n. to w. 5th p. m. S,
I), (lease expires to 1 14
«etj Ke*. El. and neH of
2», I2S n. 54 w, 5th p. m.
S, D. ileaw expires 3 115)
n"4 of no 13 und of sv«4
HO
60 1000
*n MOO
iW.Si :!2U0
42.81 rjüu
80 V'OU
ItiU •-400
ItiO .-440
HO -.'too
SÜ •JMX)
HO •j too
0 M»0
GO 2.'iti0
•S4.I.-1 lÜH-i
671,40
41* 500
JtiO IJIMO
so vjoo
40 1000
40 600
it)
1400
so liUX)
1»)
r.600
•-'800
tcoo
sn
Ii)
HO
2400
•nvi
li*)0
38.21
0
10-
88.41)
»«!4 Of nw'4 :tri(i Lnls NÖ.'8. 4
and 5. ti. 1129 n. 53 w, öth p. m.
S. 1). (Lease expires 10-1-15)
ne!4 of neVi.
8
16. 12«! n. 5 w,"
5th p. m. (Ifiue expires 10 1 14)..
nw'X nf 17.1126 n, 19 w. 5tli n.
m. S.
:ss:t6
106.417
JO
li»l
42-10
H1
-ISV)
111*1
•10
40
Description of
of nw'j. 82. 1127 n. r5l»w.
äth p. tit. (loase on of nw%
32. 127, HI. oxptre* 10 1 16)
M7S Lizzie Canteo n«4 of swx. 11,112« n. 51 w.
5th p.
43-693 Lucy Lawrence nt net* nnl sH of nwX.
•:y 21.1.124 n. f»0 w,5tli p. m.(leaso
expires
1011R)
JA
1000
40
St)
181*)
Apnraispd
Atives Value
Hi) $2800
so 2000
120
40
nwWofneX. neu ot nwt and
Let No. 1, 19,112* n, 58 w, 5th
p. m. 8. ..
swK of Be!*, 15, nwu of no«,
"Mo'nwSand
Be
GRANGER'S ABERDEEN BUSINESS SCHOOL
iBfAMöMMEÄN, SOUTH DAKOTA
Write for Catalog-It'aFree-A Post Card Will Do
um
SO •JO00
160 32,"iOO
160 4 SOU
1430
so
:aoo
2000
DEFERRED
119.82 2382
.?
of iwM,
8tl. lZSn. r54w. 5th p. m..
nek of sws and lots and 9.
19. and sev of *w!4, 31,1185 a.
rBSw. Hth p.
seUofne«. ne'4 ot seM. a
160 3200
160 5400
11,
and swlt of nwli, nwlt of s»j,
lt.1125 n, lit.5th p.
neK of nwX, 85.1186 n, 54 w.
5th p.
Lot No. 5 and swti of *wM,
29. MS n, 49 it, 5th p.
el* of 8WI4. 15,1136 n. 52 w,
6th p. m. 8.
16» 3200
40 000
81 1620
80 3000
TISSUE FROM THE
DEAD FUMSJME
Surgeon Who Transplanted
Glands Expects Cures.
DUE TO CARREL DISCOVERY
Rockefeller Institute Expert Found
That Secreting Organ of the Human
Body Retains Its Vitality, and Chi
cago Doctor's Experiments Are
Based on That Fact.
Tin» surgical world is awaitlug the
result if remarkable operations per
I'onncil in Chicago on persons suffer
ing from dementia precox and in which
cases glands from dead persons were
transplanted to the patients.
These operations took place at the
Dunning Statu Hospital For the In
sane and were performed by Dr. G.
rank Lydston. who has (wen work
ing on the idea of gland implantation
(or fourteen years, and the discovery
of Dr. Alexis Carrel of the Rockefeller
institute in New l'ork that some
glands live after death showed him
the way. The greater part of recent
medical and surgical research, the sur
geon said, has been directed to studies
of the various glands of the body the
functions of which heretofore have not
been understood or have toen under
stood only slightly.
Tissues Retain Vitality.
Particularly the thyroid gland and
tile spleen have been under the micro
scope of research. Dr. Carrel has
found the tissues in them retain their
vitality long after what is known as
death.
Dr. Itvdston was assisted in the last
two operations by Dr. George IxMuin
ger. superintendent ok the Dunning
hospital. The patients are ff girl sev
enteen years old. who has been suffer
ing for two years, and a woman, twen
ty-six years, who has been Insane for
Qve years.
The Dunning operations followed an
announcement by Dr. Lydston that he
had performed a similar operation on
himself and also on a woman fifty-six
years old.
"We are going to wait for results
now." said Dr. Leininger. "and if we
eee that the operations have been a
success we shall go right ahead and
cure more insane patients."
Glands Taken From Dead Girl.
In the operation on the seventeen
year-old girl Dr. I.ydston implanted a
gland which was a twin to one lie im
planted in a woman fifty-nine years
old nearly a wr»ek before. This gland
hud been kept in "cold storage" since
that time. Both the glands lie used
and the one implanted In the woman
six days before were removed seven
days earlier from the body of an eight
een-year-old girl who had been killed
by a fracture of the skull.
Dr. Lydston believes that the glands
which he has implanted bave the func
tion of supplying certain secretions to
the brain and nerve cells.
THE WILD AND WOOLLY WEST.
National Cowboy Rangers Organized to
Perpetuate Spirit of Bygone Days.
The true characteristics of the "'wild
iiud woolly west" are to be perpetuat
ed, according to the articles ok incor
poration tiled at Cheyenne, Wyo.. for
the establishment of the Supreme
liancb of the World, National Order of
Cowboy Hangers, with supreme head
quarters nt Cheyenne, it is a nonprof
it making fraternal order, calculated to
give to the real cowboys of the range
and associate members whom they may
I elect all of the elements of freedom
and liberty best known to the man of
the saddle and lariat.
Iix-1'resideut ltoosevelt, James C.
Dahlman. the "cowboy mayor'' »f
Ouiahu: Lieutenant Governor lngalls
of Kansas and other well known men
will be offered places in the supreme
ranch. Ranches will be established
in each state throughout the Union as
well as in every country where the
raising of live stock is an important
industry.
The Rangers will be a purely fra
ternal society, having some ritualistic
work and secrets which are not to be
put into print. The initiation will be
held iu much the same way as the
tenderfoot was made a part of the
ranch.
COMMODORE BARRY STATUE.
Parade of Soldiers and Sailors Part of
Elaborate Program In Washington.
Representatives of the Irish-Ameri
can organizations interested iu the
statue to be erected in Franklin park.
Washington, to Commodore John Bar
ry, May 16. have decided to follow the
unveiling, which is to take place in
the afternoon, with a banquet in the
evening and to precede it the day be
fore with a pilgrimage to Mount Ver
non.
Some of the nation's foremost ora
tors will be asked. speak at the
banquet. Wreaths will l» laid on the
tomb of Washington at Mount Vernon
because of Rarrv's association with the
first president.
The war department will be asked
to designate Major General Barry to
command a parade of United States
soldiers, sailors and marines on duty
in and near Washington just before the
tinvelllng
-t
Sss« MHsL" ",v v'
Ss-»-
Found In the Ice
By M. QUAD
Copyright, 1914, by Associated Lit
erary Press.
Oil the 7th day of October, 18T12. ttio
fillip Princess left Australia with a
cargo of wool and other articles valued
at ,$2.-)0.000. She had in her treasure
room gold in (lust, liars ami coin aggie
gating $l.: (Mi.0U(l. She was never heard
from.
In .1 une. I Nils, eighteen years at! er
the loss of the Prim-ess. 1 was one ot
the crew of the Huston whaler Talis
man. which was Irving the cruis-.:«
ground on the south of Cape Hum.
We had had a fair run of luck wl.-.n
we got a gale from the north which
lasted for four days ami nights with
out a break. This drove us away south
among the ice. and on a dozen different
occasions the ship was within a hair's
breadth of being cast away or over
whelmed. After the fourth day of the
gale there was a calm lasting thirty
hours. During this interval the Talis
man lay between two monster icebergs,
with her boats down aiid ready to tow
her out of the way should they close
in
011
her. Then we got a strong
breeze from 'tie east.
Sometimes we l.i.v moored tv a berg
for several hows: again we were
pounding among he gerat cakes ot
ice. which threatened every moment to
crush in her sides. We had been driv
ing to- the southeast for three days
when the breeze fell and left us on a
heaving sea. with a monster iceberg
about two miles away to the south.
The ship had thus far sustained little
damage, but the crew were exhausted
with the hard work and constant vigi
lance. The men were given an all
day's rest, and
110
incident occurred
until late in the afternoon. The mass
of ice had a front a iniie long
011
Twenty minutes later the t.etg split,
a fog settled down, any with it came a
breeze. I did not know har to do,
and so I laid ill my oar, wrapped my
self in a blanket and sat down iu the
bottom of the boat. Ton will think it
Queer that I fell asleep under the cir
cumstances. but that is exactly what
happened, nor did 1 wake until day
light came again. Then I found my
self in an ice floe which was drifting
to the south at the rate of about three
miles an hour.
I am not at all sure how long I drift
ed. but the general direction was south,
and the time was at least four days
and nights. On the morning of what
was probably the tifth day 1 awoke to
find that the floe had ceased drifting,
and a quarter of a mile to the cast ok
the boat was a mass of ice.
it was a mile or more in length and
not over thirty feet high and looked
more like a wall resting
011
The 1 HC Line
GRAIN AND HAT
MACHINES
Bilders, Reeper»
Headers, Mowers
Rahe«, Stacker»
Hay Loader»
Hay Presse»
CORN MACHINES
Pleateri, Pickers
Binders, Cellivaters
Easilage Cutlers
Stellen. Shredders
TILLAGE
Pec, SpriRt-Toetk,
aed Disk Harrews
Celtiwaters
GENERAL LINE
Oil and Gee Eifiaes
Oil Traders
Haaare Spreaders
Crease Separater»
Fem Wageas
Meter Treck»
Graio Drill»
Feed Grinder»
Kaile Cruder«
•ieder Twiee
out­
side. with an average height of 300 feet
What its width was we could not say.
We were astonished to see smoke ris
ing from the far side of it- Xo one
doubted that it came from a lire lighted
by shipwrecked sailors, who had
caught sight of the Talisman and were
making her a signal.
The third mate and three men wore
ordered olT in one of the whalebont.s to
Investigate, and I was one of the three
selected. We look with us a breaker
of fresh water, a bottle of rum. bread,
meat, bhmkrts. a boat compass and a
lantern, and darkness fell as we pulled
away from the ship.
We pulled to pass the western face
of the berg and found if to be about
half a mile long. As we reached Its
southern limit and mined to the east
we caught sight of a .small Are on a
ledge about 100 feet above the water.
As soon as we got up to it the mate
hailed and was promptly answered
that there were two men on the ledge,
one of whom had a broken leg. There
upon 1 was ordered to remain by the
boat and hold on. while the mate and
the two men lauded 04 the berg mid
began making their way up to the
ledge
the water.
The ice was yellow and dirty, with
rocks embedded in it here and there,
and I have no doubt that a good por
tion of it was the lower part of an
iceberg which had turned turtle. Be
tween me and the wall was a jumble
of ice. over which it seemed impossible
to make my way. but as soon as I bad
broken my fast 1 set out to try it. It
took me a full hour to make that quar
ter of a mile, but at length 1 reached
the wall and found that I could easily
get up its rough side. When 1 reached
the top it was to discover that the
mass of ice was almost a cube, with a
great hollow In its surface to remind
one of the crater of a volcano.
In the center of this hollow lay a
mass of wreckage, and after a long
stare, half believing my eyes deceived
me. I slid down apd began investiga
tion. No one will ever see a more
curious sight A space several hun
dred feet square was covered with
broken masts, yards, beams, planks,
boards, ropes, blocks and sails. A large
ship had here suffered destruction.
Just how I could not determine, bnt It
seemed to me as if great body of ice
had fallen on It as she rested in the
crater. No other force unless gun
powder could haw so wrecked and
scattered her about. Some of the wreck
age bore the name Princess.
I^ate in the afternoon the lloe began
to break up. and I got hack to my
boat. Ry night there wire lanes of
water In every direction, and a strong
breeze set hi from the south. I drifted
to the north all ih.it night and all the
next day, but as the second night came
on I was picked up by the Scotch
whaler Jeannette. which had captured
and was cutting in a whale, and
months later was landed at her home
port.
1
International Harvester
Oil Tractors
A NEW
MATRIMONIAL
SOCIETY
By ESTHER VANDEVEER
Between the mountains ot India ami
Persia there is a tri he among whom
the women vhoose their husbands.
When a single woman wishes In mar
ry a man she sends a servant to his
house to pin a haudketvhief to his hat
as an intimation of her desire. Unless
he uau show that he is too poor to
puruhase her at the price her father
requires he is obliged to many her.
Until the organization of the Arling
ton vluli for meii there was no super
tluity uf spinsters over bachelors lu
a certain American town, but from
then on marriages began to fall off.
One of the most popular married wom
en called I lie maidens together and
organized an association l'or the ad
vrncetnent of matrimony based on the
Jndlan-Persi.'in plan. The first .rutins
lady to secure« husband by the meth
od was invited to state before the as
social ion how it had worked in her
case. She arose and said:
"Mrs. President. 1 had long admired
Mr. George Luddiiigton, who had paid
me some attention, and had It not been
for the organization of the Arlington
club I believe he would have asked me
to be his wife. But that pestiferous
institution reduced him from an in
cipient lover to a vacillating hanger
on. Soon after the adoption of the
plan which we are associated to carry
out I worked Mr. T.uddington's initials
on a fine cambric handkerchief and.
calling a messenger, told him to take
it to the club at the hour I knew Mr.
Ludilington dined there, obtain access
to the coat room and pin it to Iiis hat.
"The messenger had
ÜVERY day situations come
110
which you need an International
Harvester oil tractor—Mogul or Titan. An
International tractor on your farm will pull
your field machines, haul your products and
supplies, furnish the power for thresher,
husker and shredder, feed grinder, or serve
you in other duties.
Simple mechanism, protection of parts,
ease and convenience of operation, economy
of fuel, complete equipment make Inter
national tractors last and satisfy you longest.
Study their records, ask the1' owners about them,
and write us for catalogues. 1 II tractor sizes range
from 6-12 to 30-60 H. I'. operating 011 kerosene and
gasoline.
A line from you will bring you catalogues, facts
and figures, and we will also tell you where the
tractors may be seeo. Address the
International Harvester Company of America
(lieereerattd)
Aberdeen S. Dak.
Champiee Deerfag HcCemick Khmkn (Man* Plue
difficulty in
executing his commission. I did not
know for some time that Mr. Ludding
ton knew from whom the token came.
I have since learned that he knew very
well, and the action he took in the
matter was intended to frighten me
off. A few evenings after receiving
the handkerchief be called on me. and
I saw at a glance that he was or pre
tended to be very irate.
'What do you suppose has happen
ed to meV' be asked brusquely.
'I can't imagine.' I replied meekly.
*An association has been formed In
this town—so I understand—to drive
us bachelors into matrimony. If
girl wishes to marry a man she sends
some one to pin a handkerchief to his
hat. Did you ever hear of such im
modest impudence?'
'Never in my life.'
"You must excuse me, ladies, for my
weakness, but he frightened me out of
my wits.
'Who do you suppose this person
is'/' he growled.
I can't imagine,' I replied.
'Don't you think her very un
maidenly?' he asked in a less threat
ening tone, for my agreeing with him
rendered him less severe to me.
•"I certainly do. I wonder how she
could have had the face to do it!'
"I shrank into a corner of a «ofa, as
far away from him as I could get. He
sat down on the other end and looked
at me kind of puzzled. He knew I had
sent him the handkerchief and couldn't
understand how I could condemn my
self for doing it. He looked very ter
rible, but not quite so terrible as when
he first came. Then he began a sys
tem of torture to lind out what-it all
meant.
'The handkerchief." he said, 'was
very dainty, though the initials were
badly worked. They looked as if they
had been executed by some one with
fingers so big that they were only fit
ted to work with a skewer.'
"At this 1 said nothing. 1 dared not
speak for fear of betraying a tremolo
in my voice
up in
"'If a girl.' lie xvent 011. had sent
me a gift wi,% ut an immodest inten
tion I should have been deeply im
pressed with it. Quite likely 1 would
have been a fleeted to the point of mak
ing love to her and proposing mar
riage.-
This statement was received with
cries of "Xo!" "Don't you believe it!"
"They all talk that way. but they don't
propose!" When the commotion sub
sided the speaker went on with her re
cital:
'But for a girl deliberately to tell a
man she wants him to marry her, thub
usurping his privilege, there's nothing
she could do to so effectually turn
liini'-
"lie got no further. 1 was full tfr
the top of my throat. I made several
convulsive gulps and burst into a tor
rent of tears.
"I don't, know what he was doing for
a few moments, for 1 held my hand
kerchief to my face. I heard nothing,
but presently felt his arm around my
waist. Then he drew my head down
011 his breast.
If the fool killer comes this way,'
he said, with hts lips pressed against
uiy cheek, he'll vank me out, certain,
sure. Don't cry, little girl. Dear lit
tle girl, forgive me! I've loved
jort
ever since'
Again there were cries of unbelief.
"Oh. bosh!" "What a whopper!" and
such like expressions of disapproval,
whereupon the speaker indignantly
turned her back on the assembly and
with her nose in the air marched out
of tile room.
"Ladies." said the president severe
ly, "I'm astonished at you. This so
ciety was organized to promote mar
riage. not to destroy romance. To
doubt the word of a lover who says he
has always loveil the girl to whom be
proposes would be to destroy nine
tenths of the delight attending such oc
c» slons."
Willing.
I know not how 'twould alter me
Were I to be a millionaire,
What sort of fellow 1 would be
Were I beyond the reach of care.
I tlo net know that 1 would make
The proper use of so much gold.
I might commit the same mistake
That oft in others 1 behold.
A million bones might turn my head
As though it were upon a disk.
There's danger in much wealth, it's
But I would like to run the risk.
—Detroit Free Preas
NOTHING.
THEsamedown.
sun cornea up, and the eu*
goes
And the day and night are tie
as one.
The year grows green, and th*
year grows brown.
And what is it all when all Is done?
Grains of somber or shining sand
Sliding Into and out of the hand.
And men go down In ships to the seae.
And a hundred ships are the same ae
one.
And backward and forward blows the
breeze.
And what is It all when all le done?
A tide with never a shore In sight
Setting steadily on to the night.
The fisherman droppeth his net 1» the
•tream.
And a hundred streams are the sama a»
one.
And a maiden dreametb lier love lit dream.
And what Is it all when all le done?
The net of the Usher the burden breaks.
And from her dreaming the dreamer
wakes.
—Harrison Millard.
UNATTAINED.
TXEAL gently with us, ye who read.
Our largest hope is unfulfilled
The promise still outruns the deed:
The tower, but not the spire we
build.
whitest pearl we never find:
Our ripest fruit we never reach.
The flowering moments of the mind
Lose half their petals in our
speech.
—Holmee.

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