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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, February 6, 1895
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[Copyright, IblM, liy Eacheiler, Johnson & uaclieller.J CHAPTER I.—TVOMA.-.-'H WIT,!'.:). Whcw-w-w-w! how llic \vin<l blew! How it .swept along the Kr.-ntt:;li fields, drivi)),',' thu Know into drifts, v,-hi.-;llinv through tho bare brunches of the tn-c.s, and hurrying the black clouds along 1 in the lowering .sky! The mail train was speeding along to Dover, rind the passenger:'., blinking Out of tlic windows, shrugged their ehonlder.'i and shivered at the prospect before I hem. "If it's like this inland," said one prosperous-looking old gentleman, tucked up in rugs in Uie corner of a first-clas;. l i compartment, to liis opposite neighbor, "what will it be like at Dover? Ten .to one tho boat won't cross to-night!" At the further end of the carriage a young 'man was sitting, who seemed much disturbed by this remark. "Do you really think so?" he asked anxioMsly, joining- in the talk for the first time. "It takes a great deal to •top the mail boat." The (irst, speaker replied with tho calm and pompous assurance of an experienced traveler. "Well, and what do you call 'a great deal,' if you haven't (jot it there?" And. he pointed with his finger to the •new-covered landscape just as n fresh came howling round the dying 1 , covering 1 tho window with a thick white sheet of driving snow. 1 Tho young man looked more anxious than ever. He was a clerk in the cm- ploy of a firm of stock brokers, and had been intrusted for the first time with a duty of great importance. He was the ( bearcr of a large amount of negotiable securities which, for safety, it was .'thought advisable to send by hand, and he hri'.l to deliver them in Paris on the following- day. | When the train stopped at Dover station, therefore, George Llewellyn, for that was the young fellow's name, was among- tho first of the passengers to Llewellyn a".l:ed himself 1 what he f should do. Should lie put up at a hotel i:i the lowu? OT s.hould he make his way to the house of an old frio-'-l of lii.-t lather's, who lived, as ho !••• f a. little way out of Dover, off the high road over the elilvs? He decided on'Uic latter course. l;r. Lowe was not a man who kept 'early hours, and Ui.-orge, who remembered in what direction the house lay although he had not been there since his boyhood, decided that he would be able to reach it in an hour, allowing for tho btatc of the weather. It was by this time twenty-five min- ntcs past ten o'clock, and the snow was falling less thickly. It did occur to Llewellyn that the expedition had its risks, considering the value of tho property he was carrying, but on tho other hand a night spent at a. hotel was not without its dangers in the circumstances. .So George, who was young, tall, muscular, and provided, with a revolver, started on his way through the town. De could hear the roar of the waves, as they broke upon the beach; ho had to fight against the wind when he reached the corner of the street. But on the whole the walk, for a strong young man, had its pleasures, for tho snow had ceased to be blinding, and a battle with the wind stirs young blood into pleasurable excitement. In a very short time he had got clear of the town, and was on the high road in the open country. Ucre the snow impeded his progress more than he had expected; for there was nothing- in this hijh bleak spot to check tho caprices of tho wind, which swept almost bare great patches of tho open land, and swirled the snow into heaps in unexpected places. It was a lonely walk enough, and George began to be puwlcd as to whether he was keeping the right way. There were BO few hedges or trees, and the featureless character of the country made it The wind was still blowing very hard, and the snow, which had for some time almost ceased, begun to fall again in great flakes, so that, tho land- ; scape was soon entirely blotted out < from view, and George found more dif- j fieuUy than ever in keeping the road. ! At last he saw a large, dark object in front of him, which he rcce.Tair.ed as j the clump of trees which inrrL-.-"! i'"» spot where there were crossroads, and where he should have to take the road on his right to get down into the village, where Dr. Lowe's house stood. The crossroads were at the highest point of the neighborhood, and G-eorge could scarcely keep his fee*, much less choose his way as he approached it. Just before he reached the turning ho came to a fair-sized house of only two stories, shut in by a garden in- closed by a high wall. J ust; ; Ucorga got under shelter of the wall, a door ia the middle opened, and out of the darkness the voice of the girl he had just met spoke to him: "You will never find your way into the village through this snow. Won't you come in:,ide the house until it has left off a little?" George stopped, fie could hardly see the girl's pretty face in the darkness and the blinding snow; but the voice was alluring in its swectuess, and the temptation to look once mure upon such exceptional beauty as hers decided him. "Thank you. It is very g-ood of you, v;ry good of you, indeed. If I am not intruding, I shall indeed be glad to accept your kind offer for a few minutes." She stepped nimbly back, opening the door for him. He passed through on to a stone-flagged path, which led, under cover all the way, to u deep porch, under which the lamplight streamed brightly and invitingly through the open door. The curtains of a large window on the right of the porch were drawn; but those on the left were still open, and j allowed George to see into a diuing- room made cozy by the shaded light of lamps, and by the glow of a bright THE MAN OF THE HOUK. M. Felix Faaro, Jast Elected President Of Francs. An Eptim.tto of Ills 1'nst Ciiroor and Future 1 l'olitlc:il I'rospircts—lie Is Very Wealthy im:J II.-it •<! by Socinl.su* sprinfr on to the platform, and to ask , . , ,, 'eagerly whether the mail boat was go- , casv r ° r thc 8now l ° blurr " s ° uUl . n ? s lmtil thcv wcrc qulte undistmguish- toff to cross - " ' THE DETECTIVE CA.MK UP 1 TO imi. .' "3«p. sir. She won't cross to-nig-ht. The storm's to^hi^h," was the disappointing answer of the ofucial. l^^lewellyn, however, would not give ;at once. He had no h-.ggagc This hand bag-, and he waited about, j all ofcurs of tho porters to early it for him. and made further inquiries, in the vain hope of at length hearing better news. ' At last he became aware that something about him had made him un object of suspicion to two men whom, by I • their boots, he g-uessed to be detectives; l&nd as. recognizing this, he was about to leave the station, one of these men I came jip to Uiin very quietly and ro- |questcd him to step into the superintendent's office. Llewellyn saw that it was best to comply quietly, and, on finding hira- in with the detective and u 'couple of policemen in uniform, ho gave at once the fullest details as to •his narao, his residence, his place of I, employment, and his present errand. . Ho alco gave up his keys, so that tho 'detective could inspect this documents | he was carrying. Tho examination lusted a very few | ..moments. "Quite right, sir, thank you." said the man, touching his hat with a smile, "and now you must excuse me for hav- l.-inff detained you, but we've just had a •wire telling us to be on the lookout for ; two well-known thieves, n. man and a I.woman, who are supposed to have I come clown by this train with a number i I of stolen securities. So yoxi see, sir, j 1' although i t was u bad shot in one way ; J .to suspect you, on .the other it was a ; I good oac, for you were traveling with |;,«;curiUes, although they didn't happen i I': 1 to be' s.tolcn ones." ' j George Llewellyn accepted the apol- cxplacatioii good-humoredly d if it was by order of the pc- lliatthe boat was stopped. _.?h. CO, sir: Tho weather's re- /eponsiblc f° r that," answered the man, •^chn&uij liis'hoarl- "Though 1 don't say :it won't help us to have a little more '-time tj look around." 'And he opened the door, saluting 'George respectfully as the latter passed 'out. $VOnt in the little squalid street outr station, with the wind whis: the corners and the snovr i . into a dirty slush at his feet, .' thcv wcrc qult able. tic felt rather relieved when ho caught the sound of human voices. Oo waited, as they seemed to be behind him. He heard them again in the roar of the wind, lie hailed the unseen persons, but then the voices ceased. lie presently went on again until he was startled to sec in tho darkness between him and the sea the dim outlines of two figures keeping pace with him at a little distance, lie bailed them again, and the flgures promptly vanished. Without giving way to any cowardly fears Gcorg'e began to wish that he had been more discreet and that he had stayed at u hotel. There was nothing to do nou r , however, but to go forward as quickly and carefully as he could, for more than two-thirds of the distance must have been traversed by this time. Unfortunately, however, soon after this incident he lost his wav, hopelessly, undeniably. Lie found himself lloun- dering, knee-deep, in snow, over something which might be a freshly-plowed field or which might be the ruins of a house, but which was certainly not tho open road. After a .few fruitless- struggles to got on firmer ground George again caught sight, ,a little way to the loft this time, of two figures, which he perceived to be those of a man and a woman. Just at the mo- jacnt of his discerning them the figures parted, that of the man disappearing from view, while the woman held on her way. As she was evidently on firm ground, George made towards -her at once, not calling out, lest he should frighten her. Uefore he came up with her, he saw, by her walk and by her figure, that she was young; and when he addressed HE CA.IfE TO A FATR-SIZED HOUSE. fire. He caught glimpses of armcr, helmets, spears, shields, shining on a dark rich wall; and of flowers and sparkling silver on a white-covered table. George, who was half dazed by his struggle with tho wind and by tho action of the snow upon his eyes, thought vaguely of the story of "Dcauty and the Beast," as he staggered up the stone path. There was something mysterious, almost uncanny about the shut-in house and its curiously hospitable inhabitant, which ina.cic him change his mind as he realized it, and turn, with an excuse upon his lips, to go out again. At that moment he heard a key turned in the door by which he had come, and he knew in a moment that he had done wrong- in entering. Ho made two rnpid steps back, and was met by the young girl. "This, way," she said, as, passing him quickly with a smile of invitation on her face, she led the way into the hall. (TO HE CONTINUED.] SI. Felix Faure. the new president of the French republic, cannot be called a great man—owing to u variety of causes the dearth of great uien in l-'roneh polities has become so we'll markiHl as to be proverbial. Xor will anyone- concede lo him as much force of chaiT.eter or as much personal pix-.stig;<-- as M. Ca.simir-Perier is believed, or was believed, to possess. Yet it is conceivable that, like many other men of mod- cratc aims and moderate records, who have found themselves suddenly thrust into the front rank. M. l-'ainv ir-.ay di>- relop a capacity for adapting himself . to diliicult or delicate pol'ticu! circumstances that would do credit to men whose ability has been far more generally recognized. This, however, is matter of conjecture. All that eau be said is that, from the presidential point of view, .M. Faure is for the moment "a dark horse." At the same time, it may be noted that he has three important points in his favor—he is at once amiable, popular and modest. M. Faure was born at Paris, ou January 30, 1S-H, lie made a large fortune as a ship owner, at Havre, where, years ago, he was president of the chamber of commerce and deputy ma3-or. Like M. Casirnir-Pcrier, he has seen active military service, for he served in tho Franco-Prussian war as the commander of a battalion of volunteers. Like M. Casiiair-Pcrier, again, he was invested with the Legion of Honor for his distinguished services in the field. Tho late president, it win be remembered, won his decoration foj carrying off a wounded and helpless comrade amid a haO of Prussian bullets. M. Faure received the chevalier's ribbon in recognition of the courage he displayed, in 1S71, in equipping and leading the Havre firemen against the conflagrations kindled in that city by the com- munards. M. Faure was over forty before he entered political life. In August, 1831, he was returned, as a republican, for the third -electors! district of Havre, against M. Le VaUlant du Douet, the monarchist candidate, and since then infants and Children. IOTMERS, Do You Know ** Bateraon's Drops, Godfrey's CorviiaJ, luauy «>-cal]iid Soothing Syrups> and. Loose remedies for cliiWrcn aro composod of opimii or iDOrphlno T Do Ynn Know Lbat opium end morphine are stupefying naix-oUc pofeofls J Do You Knoiv that in most countries druggists are not jwrmitted to sell narcotic* without labeling them poisons ? !>•» Ton Know than you should not permit any medicine to bo B iwtl J' oar cllfl * unless you or your physician know of what it la composed I Pn Ton K-iiow that Castoria is a purely vegetable preparation, and that a list ot Its ingredients is publi.-Unxl with ex-cry bottle ? T»o Yon Know that Cactoria Is tbo prescription of Uie famous Dr. Samuel Pitcher. That it has been in use for nearly thirty yc.irs, and that more Castorin. in now sold thnrn-. of all other remedies* for children combined f Po You Know that tho Patent Office Department of the United States, and of other countries, have issued exclusive right to Dr. Richer and hio assigns to use the irori " Castoria " and its formula, und that to imitate them Is a state prison olTonse J Po jTou Know that one of Uie reasons for granting Uiis government T>rot«eUon-w«B. because Castoria had been proven to be ftl)»olntoly luuinlcss? Po Yon Know that 35 »Ver»c« doses of Castorin are fuislitbed for 3i> canto, or one cent a dose f Po Ton Know that when possessed of this perfect preparation, your children bo kept well, and that you may have unbroken rest > W«n t them thing; are worth knowing. They are facto. The fac-iimtle rignaturo of Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria* FELIX FAURE, PIJESlDE^T OF FRANCE, ularly elected to the cham- IN THE: WORLD r For keeping the System In a Healthy Condition. CURES Headache,. CURES Constipation, Acts on the Liver and Kidneys, Purifies t.h<> Blood. Dispels Colds and Fevers, Beautifies the Complexion and I*. Pleaslnu and Refreshing to tho Tasto. SOLO BY ALL DKuaaiSTS. nioily illustrated cisluy-pairc Lincoln Story Book (riven to every purchaser of ». e of Lincoln Tea. Price 25c. Ask your dnjff£rist,or LINCOLN TEA Co., Fon Wayne. For Sale by W H. Pprfrr UOOKEQ OUT OF JAIL. A Pi-lsoiior's GHOSTS Those HAVZ BAD HABITS. of Ch!n:iimrn I'uricd In i* Ijiml Will Not El-Hi. The movement recently pnt on foot In this city to have the bones of China- men burcd in the New York Hay cemetery and Evergreens cemetery exhumed and sent to China will bring relief to hundreds of families in the Celestial kingdom. The average Chinaman is.nothing if not superstitious, says the New York Herald. When one dies down in Chinatown all the other Celestials hurriedly was vuuu'.it ttiiu ^ UULJ i*u «.tu»Ai *J^OU\A i .11 mi j i her, saying that he had lost his way, ! move out of the house. The deceased •* '•'_ . . _ ... _ I r*\nrr hnrrn llArtTI /-.l-lt^T-l*] tl irvttjl r» I A , <^n An rt-n . • she turned her head quickly, and showed him that she was adorably pretty. So entirely was he thrown off his balance by the unexpected sight of such n lovely face, that he stopped short in the middle of his speech, and left her to answer a question which ho had not finished asking. "You are on the high road—to St. riaeid's,'' she said, quickly. "Keep .straight on." And then she glanced, with a snctdcn change of expression, at the bag he was carrying. Before he could do more than raise his hat and thank her, she had hurried past him like a hare, with, just one more look, penetrating, intelligent, from his face to the bag in his hand. George remained for a moment stupefied; he stared at the retreating figure before him, and fancied .he sow her turn, with a gesture of invitation to him to follow and catch her up. .Acting on the impression, he started for- v, r :Lrd, and then there flashed into his mind the words used by the detective at the station: "Two vrell-known' thieves, a man and a tcomanC' had traveled down by the same train as himself! lie was at occe ashamed of his momentary suspicion that the boanti- ful girl he had jr.st spoken to could be" aay thing but the aagel she looked; but her furtive and eager glances at his.! bag recurred cgain and again to his | may have been companionable-enough when living, but. being dead, his ghost becomes a. thing of terror. The ghost of a Chinaman buried in a foreign Ir.nd never rests. Listless, opium-fuddled Wong Bong may never have stepped beyond the precincts of Mott or Pell streets, but his ghost- is always cursed with Bohemian instincts, and is possessed with an insane desire to travel. Every little whiie it takes a flying trip to "China, and the first thing they know, the relaHves of that Chinaman begin to run against it in the dark and have their wits frightened ont of them. has been rej her. JI. Fnurc was one of Oarubetta's men, for when that statesman formed his administration in 1SS1 lie appointed tho new Havre deputy under secretary of state in the freshly established ministry of commerce and Uie colonies. This office he quitted when the rest of the cabinet went out the following January, but during the short time he held it he displayed a special knowledge of commercial questions, especially' those relating to marine and foreign trade, which procured his appointment to the same post in M. Ferry's last cabinet in ISS'-J, and again in M, Tirard's first short-lived administration in 1SSS. M. Faure frequently spoke in the chamber on colonial and marine questions, and came to be regarded as an authority upon them. The prominent and useful part which he took in the labors of the extra parliamentary committee on naval affairs marked him out for promotion, and when M. Dupuy formed his cabinet last May upon M. Casimir- Pcrier's resignation of the premiership, M.' Fnure succeeded Admiral Lefevre as minister of marine, a post which he continued to hold until the recent crisis. M. Faure accompanied Gambetta in his journey through Normandy, and he has traveled extensively in the east, where he made some scientific ex- j plorations at his own' 1 ' expense. Per- ' sonally he is handsome and tall, with a figure and carriage whiuh, despite his fifty-four years, would do credif to a young oGicer of the Gnardes. In well dressed France he has won the rcputa-. I tion of being an exceptionally well j dressed man—a personal detqil not without its wide significance, seeing Old Charon positively refuses to recognize him; he gets low spirited, down on his luclc, and finally, in sheer desnair, becomes a chronic hunter of former relatives, and is, in short, an out and out nuisance. '_ ; ^_ ^ :; Brown—That cabman 1 had last night must have been drunk. Jones—Didn't he ff et you home all right? . Brown—Yes; but 1 found, on examining my pocketbook this morning, that bi:> charges must have been qnn<; rea- leather boots a stumbling block and. an offense. lie is well known and very in Parisian society, and is dis- tg-uishcd alike for the courtesy and the polish of his manners. « iuiuci- fi>r Inveiicors. Xe\v Arrival—Me leg's most, broke. I've heard th' Amtfryuins wus a nation av inventors, but, bedad, it don't look loiUe it. * Frir.ncl—Ph wy .not? >seiv Arrival—sure, phivy hov'n't they inveotid. a coal-bole thot will I shfeiy shut i Weekly. phwin 'it's qpeo? Y. TUK latest ornamentation for the dining-room ta"ble is a dish of.jelly in the midst of which are'threc or four small electric lights. The' effect is pleasing and pictnresqn*- PAST guarantees the future. It is not what we say, but what He (Ps Sarsaparflla does, that tells the ttoiy. Remember HOOD'S CURES <:;\«rso Asquint nu i .Iilllrr. j There was a certain old man who . kept the county jail iu a country vil- ' lagc, says Kate Field's Washington, ' and lie fed an-r housed the convicts so well that they became greatly attached to him. He could actually allow them logo about at will, lie used to hire them out to the farmers iu the neighborhood during the harvest season, and in that way turn an honest penny for the taxpayers. Early one morning one of the prisoners appeared at the oflice of a lawyer in the place. "Young man," said he, "arcyou'tho lawyer?" • ' "]' am." was the answer. i "1 want you to get me out of jail on a writ of habeas corpus, and I want it right away." "Well, hold on, my friend," said tho lawyer. "We must have a reason to show the court, before we can asl; for a writ." "I've reason. enough," exclaimed the man. "The cruelty of the keeper makes life there unbearable." "Oh. pshaw! don't toll me such nonsense. There never was a kinder keeper in charge of a jail.'" ".Judge for yourself," the prisoner insisted. "Yesterday I was working out at Mr. Walkinshaw's, and we had a big lot of bay to get in. for the sky was full of rainclouds. So when the jail born blew for bedtime. I stayed and helped get the bay under cover. "It was after dark when I got back, and would you believe it? that hardhearted keeper had locked me out! I had to sleep in the street, and caught rheumatism in my bones. It settled things in my mind. 'I'll not stay another night under the roof of a man who'll treat me like that,' says I to myself. So, Mr. Lawyer, 1 want you to get me out before sundown, do yon hear?" ' Meat dishes of all kinds can be used; green vegetables crowing above the [TTound. i'ou know the only thing to be avoided is sugar and starch. Milk, with the \vhi;e of an egg mixed with it thoroughly, either shaken or beaten together, can tie used as food; also g-elatin sweetened with saccharin, flavored with acid phosphate or lemon. Baked apples, apple snow without sugar, are quite palatable dishes. Simply stew the apples, have them perfectly dry. press through ace-lander, add to them a sutEcientamountof well- beaten white of an e;rg to make light, and fl.»t this on the top of crea.m- Tnrnips cut into blocks, thrown into boilin"- water, aad allowed to stand wb.er<Tthey cannot possibly boil until thev are transparent and clear, are exceedingly pretty and palatable. After they are drained, cover over with a liitle tlxick creaftn: add seasoning- of salt and pepper, and they are ready to •erve.—Household New*. Smart TrlcU tit u Trnni-r. A German paper says that one of it»t contemporaries recenly published Ui4? following advertisement: "A youn*- lady of enormous wealth, who i.s prepared to pay ofi all tho debts of her intended husband, desires to form t?ik~ acquaintance of a respectable youny; gcntlonau with a view to matrhnonjy each reply to be accompanied by a photo of the sender and addressed to J. 1\'. at the office of this paper." The delicate hand which drew up the a'oovf- lines and thereby secured A large number of offers belonged to no less a personage than Ucrr Jtzig Schaulchclesj. • who had lately opened a clothing cstab>- lishmcnt in town. 13y means of th&photos sent he was enabled to asccry- tain which of h'Ja .would-be customer}^ were in tho habit of leaving their debts-. unpaid. ijiKBEKKTTHN estimates mat me extent of respiratory surface iu the huj- man lungB is Jiot less than 1,4 MERCURIAL Poison results from IbeinuflUreaimcctOlblooil tronWet. by whicli Uie system in filled with mercury ana potash mixture*—raoro to be drcadd! tlinn tb« dia&ttC—nud in a short wbiloifllna-womjCOtt- ditioa than before. - - ~ - goon takenr/ov- of U>%- RHEUMATISM and aching Joints make life m>crablc. K.S.S. it, a reliable cure f»r mercurial rbcumuUsm. and. nflbrds relief even oficr ^^ ^^ ^^< all etoe bus Jailed. ltj» ^M .^W ^^B guaranteed purely v<-ge- ^J* 'm. ^kA' table, and absolutely ^^ ^^ ^^k harmless; take no eul>- t. ^A k^B t ^» rtitute. Send for oar kJM MM MM/ treat!*! on blood and ^^^ ^^^ ^^"^ •kin discuses, mailed free to spy »ddreiiR. SWIFT SPECIFIC COMPAKY, Atlanta, Ga.. A LADY'S TOILET Is act complete without an ideal POMPLEXItm U POWDER. 11 PCZZONTS Combines every'element of I beauty and purity. It-is beauti- j | ! fying. soothing, healing, health-1 t'ul. ar"* barmless,.. and when nghtly used is invisible- A most dehcats and desirable protection t» the iace in ibis climate. laslut'upon having th» gectaae.-

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