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THE MOtKgitiAMjgM?oyA,.W^M^^A^jg^^^ggB News has beett (received from Rio Janeiro that Ffedejkck Gtliiheretn D-. Lorena has been proclaimed provisional president of Brazil by Admiral Mello, in command of the insurgents. Lorena is the captain of one of the rebel warships and'the .provisional governthent of which IT'-Is now declared president Was estab'ished several days ago at Desterro, which is the capital city of tha state of Santa Catharina. The bombardment of Rio Janeiro has been suspended. Advices from Brunswick, Ga., state that there are now 059 cases ot yellow lever under treatment at the hospital and that the number of new cases is increasing. Deaths are of daily occurrence, with the number increasing. B The New Home Sewing Machine Company gets,the World's Fair medal. The New Home Sewing Machine Company received the highest award at the World's Fair, both on machine and work. All points claimed were practically granted. —Chicago Herald. Twenty-one now cases of yellov» fever are reported at Brnnswick, Ga. Two deaths. Hopolito Armijo has been sentenced to be hanged Nov. 17, at Ilillsboror, N. M., for the murder of his wife. Henry Starr, "Kid" Wilson, and "Alf" Chaney were convicted at For! Smith, Ark., of the Pryor Creek train robbery. "Doe" Taylor, the outlaw, will be hanged at Wise court house, Va., Gov. McKinney having refused ta grant a reprieve. The national convention of tho Woman's Home Missionary society of tha Methodist Episcopal church has opened in Toledo, Ohio. Eng'neer F. N. Sheppard and Fireman W. 0. Wright were badly injured in a collision on the Wheeling & Lake Erie road at Limestone, Ohio. The trial of Mrs. Hanna Mary Park- Lurst of Greenfie'd, N. Y., who was charged with murdering her 3-year, old son, resulted in a verdict of nol guilty. Six masked men broke into the residence of Peter Painter of Holmesville, the wealthiest man in Holmes county, Ohio, tied Mr. and Mrs. Painter to the bedpost, broke open a safe, and tooii S400 in cash and 5300 worth of jewelry, John Roemelle, who murdered Murj Simpson, his supposed wife, in Philadelphia Tuesday night, has been arrested, together with John Kurt/, and W. S. ITaun, who failed to report the murder on account of Roemolle's threats. j Rev. David Fennesry, for manj years president of St. Mary's college, one of the most noted Catholic educational institutions of the south, has been called to Koine t-> become vicar- general of the Order of llesurection- ists. f Ah Sung, arrested in Buffalo, and Ah Nee caught at Philadelphia, and charged with being illegal residents ol the United States, were placed OD board a China bound steamer at San Francisco. They were smuggled across the Canadian border. Tne Georgia fiouse ot representatives passed a bill prohibiting the sale of cigarettes in the state. Noel Maisson was convicted of mur- jfjer in the first degree for killing Mrs. Sophia Raes at Calamity, Pa. Miss Lettie Jackson of Osawatomie, Kan., was shot and instantly killed by James Rainey, a rejected lover. * Mrs. Mary E. Ramacciatti, wife of a physician, died at Omaha, Neb., under circumstances that point to poisoning, Judge Humphrey of the Kansas District court held the sale of liquor under city ordinances unconst tu- tional. Gov. Peck has decided not to ca'l a special sevsion of the Wisconsin legis- luture to relieve Milwaukee's financial distress. A wild man was captured in the •woods near Logansport, Ind, He was 40 years old, and could give no account of himself. L. B. Smith, claim agent of the Great Northern railroad, was arrested at Great Fal s, Mont., for allege:! embezzlement in Kansas City, Mo. By a boiler explosion in Boone County, W. Va., James Huff man and Charles .McDurmon w ra instantly killed, Charles Barker was fatally hurt. Justice Williams at Syracuse, N. Y., has declared unconstitutional the law of IBIVJ which gives women the right to vote for schcol commi sioners. The body of what was supposed to have been an infant, killed in the Battle Creek, Mich, wreck, is declared by the coroner t-> be a pic.'C of burned bologna saubage. J. Y. Mitchell, clerk of Faulkner county, Ark., for twelve years, and at one time candidate for secretary of state, has disappeared with $10,000 intrusted in his care. Two noted Arizona ou laws r.-unted for wholesale Jiorse stealing and several murders were capturcs.l near Mancos, Colo. The men are known as lid McCormick and "One Eyed Hile.y." The Denver Consolidated Tramway coin^ruy b'S executed a trust deed for .- -i.'.100,000 to the Mercantile Trust company of New S'ork at 5 per cent. The money w ill be used to retire old bond j and extend lines. M 'ss Hermine Giatx of a prominent Kentucky family and Mr. John Johnston of Staten Island were married at Sailors from the British squadron iti port at Halifax, N. S , participated ia a ir.imic battle on land in the presence «f tu.otio people. L. D. I'ovvell of Fredericks.. Chiclia- finv Nation, wasrobbed and murdered v ' '.f> on his way home from Cterokee {•; , j where he had f-old a claim. .• 'nong the ar,riy»ls at Sao Francisco js» juao liiap, Secretary of the Chinese a{JQ» *j, ^'iighing^pn, Tlje seere- ' fs. snje'onjoasicd by his V/iie ' Carter Harrison, mayor of. Chicago, was shot down in Cold blodd by a crank at his residence on South Ashland bodicvard, at 8 o'clock on the 1 evening 1 ' of the 28th, by a newspaper came* employed by the Daily Times, the mayors paper. Tlie name of the assassin is Patrick Eugene Frendergast, aged 25. He called at the Harrison home and asked i'f Mi\ Harrison was at hotrie.; The se,rvau.t said he was arid j, he passed into the hall. The mayor, who was in the dining room at the end of the hall, stepped out to meet the caller. As he did so Pfe'hdergast drew a revolver and commenced firing. He fired three shots, each of which took effect. One bullet shattered Harrison's left hand, another passed into the lower part of the abdomen, making a wound Which woul-.i have proved fatal in a few hours, and the third entered the chest just below the heart. This wound caused his death', which resulted in twenty minutes, .and before medical assistance arrived. The murderer at once passed from the house and making his way to the Desplaines street police station, gave himself up to the officers of the law. When asked why he did the deed he said the mayor had promised to make him corparation counsel but had failed to keep his word. He is a slender man, with a beardless and. cadaverous face and stupid, almost idiotic, expression. He is evidently a crank and is suffering from mental derangement. Immense crowds assembled and threatened lynching him, but they were dispersed by the police. Carter Harrison was a cousin of ex-President Harrison, his great-great grandfather being the father of Benjamin, who was the father of William Henry Harrison. He was for the fifth time mayor of Chicago, was editor of the Chicago Times, and at the time of his death wa? a candidate for United States senator, lie was to have been married on the 14th to Miss Anna Howard ol N.cw Orleans. Isolation ot Consumptives. WASHINGTON, Oct. 30.—United States Consul Courtney llixson, at Foochow, China, observing the decrease in consumption through the Amide treatment, is supplying the American Colony as well as the Chinese with the free medicines obtained from the generous Cincinnati discoverer. No gov- rnineutal action will be taken towards isolating consumptives until the regular session. CHICAGO, Oct. 30.—Tlu sanitary authorities, aroused by recent editorials on the Amick cure and the infeelious- ness of the disease, are debating how best to isolate consumptives. The Post says: "Consumption is placed by Michigan in the same category as small-pox and it will be snoilarly quarantined. Let Illinois fall in line at once." DENVEII, Oct. 30.—The proposed state legislation isolating both resident consumptives and those coming here ;ias led to the corporation of institu- 10ns for their care. The Denver Sanitarium Co. opened theirs last week to Lhe patients of all physicians and combines isolation with the Amick treatment which each consumptive is given opportunity of testing with medicines furnished these physicians by the Cincinnati doctor without cost. The Boston Company, for the colonization in Colorado of isolated consumptives, lias applied to the state land commissioner for two sections of land which will give out of doors occupation. DOCTORS' BIO MISTAKE. Decline licrr Must's OfTur to Sleep with it Smallpox Patient. NKW YOKK, Oct. ;iO.—Anarchist Ilerr Most lias turned his attention to giving points to doctors of medicine. He contends that the present method of vaccination is all a mistake. To prove his sincerity in utaling that smallpox is not contagious or infectious, Ilerr Most says he will sleep in the same bed with a person suffering with smallpox for six nights. If any evil results should occur lie ngrees to hold no one responsible. On the other hand, if lie passes through the ordeal without catching the disease he will demonstrate the soundness of his theory, lie promises to undergo the experiment in th-j interest of science on condition that if his theory is upheld #500 shall be donated to the fund of the anarchist party. His offer was not accepted. STOLE HIS WEDDING SUIT. LItfeRARV (IrrcatoU at Denver as He "Was Starting to Gut .Harried. DENVKII, Oct. 30.—Edward Ilanfie'd, son of the president of the Ilaulield Carriage Manufacturing company of Abhfiold. Mass., w.is arrested on a charge of burglary Jast night just as he was starting with his intended bride for the residence of a clergyman, where they were to be married. Han Held is accused of burglarizing the room cf a friend and stealing a dress suit and money with which to buy his bride a wedding garment. He nas confessed, and claims that he intended to make restitution when he received an expected remittance from his parents. The young woman to whom he was to be united is Miss Ida Hall, sifter of one of the wealthiest and most notorious female characters of the citv. VVJusisy Ailiuncoil One Cent. PEOHIA, 111., Oct. 30.—An order was issued from the "whisky trust' 1 headquarters yesterday afternoon advancing prices 1 cent a gallon, to become operative to-day. A total advance af 3 cents has been made within the last few days, and ollieials of. the company say that the demand at the present time is so great that it is enabled to advance pi ives to a point where there is a raar.ifin Jeft for profit, .'J^e Jast advance was the result of the action taken at the Chicago meeting. It is tba desjrj to resume payment of dividend", which it is thought can fcu doae in th> way. D. Appleton &'Co., Now 1?ofkV have published in neat and economical'lorm a new story by Kate Sanborn, author ot "Adopting an Abandoned Farm," etc., entitled; "A Truthful Woman "m Southern California." Redhead, Nor- toil) Lathrop <& Co., Des Moines. • "The Faience Violin" is the title of a novel recently published by D. Apple- ife "Co., New York. It is the work of Champfleury and is translated by William Henry Bishop, author of '"The House of a Merchan.t Prince," etc. Redhead, Norton, Lathrop & Co., Des Moines. "True Riches," by Francois Coppee, has been published in neat book form by D. Appleton- & Co., New York. The charm ol this writer's style has become familiar to American sea-dors, who will appreciate tins entertaining and sympathetic book. Redheads Norton, Lathrop & Co., Des Moines. . One of the neatest and most entertaining little books to come to our table is "The Translation of a Savage" by Gilbert Parker, author of "Pierre and His People," "The Chief Factor," "Mrs. Falchion," etc. The author's! well-known style is fully up to its average excellence, and the work merits a good sale. Redhead, Norton, Lathrop & Co., Des Moines. A famous man is always interesting when he tells how he did the thing which brought him his reputation, and there is a particular charm about Frank R. Stockton's narrati'e, which opens the November Ladies' Home Journal, of how he conceived and wrote his famous story, "The Lady or the Tiger?" what came of us writing, and the condition of his own mind at the present time of the correct solution of the story. Late numbers of Appleton's Town and Country Library contain, as every one who is acquainted with that ever popular series will readily believe, some very interesting novels. They ire: "The Tutor's Secret," by Victor Chcrbuliez, author of "Samuel Brohl and Company," "Saints and Sinners," etc.; "From the Five Rivers,"by Mr. F. A. Steel, author of "Miss Stewart's Legacy," etc.; "An Innocent Impostor," and Other Stories by Maxwell Grey, author of "The Silence of Dean Maitlund, "The Reproach." "The Reproach of Armsley," etc.; and "Ide- ila," by Sarah Grand, author of "The Heavenly Twins," "Singularly Deluded," etc. Redhead, Norton, Lathrop & Co., Des Moines. Gen. Lew Wallace is best known as .he author of "Ben Ilur." Thatsplen- .lid story of the Bible and of Jesus ;vas written and placed before the public years before it was appreciated ;>y the rending world. But when appreciated at lasb came edition after edition was published in answer to the public demand, which it seemed would never be satisfied. Another work of the very entertaining author, "Tne Fair God," had been read by thousands upon thousands and numerous editions lave been issued. When President Harrison sentGen. Wallace to Turkey as the representative of the United States government, it was prophesied that something of splendid literary worth would result from that mission. And now tho result is before us. It is the ge.ic.ral's latest and bo.st work—"The of India, or Why Constantinople fell." It came in two neat volumns and is published by Harper & Bros., York. It is in great demand and ;he publishers are reaping another reat harvest from its sales. Redhead, Norton, Lathrop & Co., Des Moines. The Youth's Companion continues to ae the leading paper for the young people. It is always interesting; ever entertaining. The child who hasnot experienced the joyful thrill that comes ;o the youth when papa brings tho Companion home from the postoHicf), has missed a portion of the joy which •ightfully belongs to childhood and he parent is to that extent direlbt in parental duty. Houghton, Mifllin & Co. have just published Sarah Orne Jewett's volume, •'A Native of Winby." Miss Jewett gathers into this attractive little vol nine eight of her stories, including, besides the title story, Decoration Day, Jim's Little Woman, The Failure of David Berry, The Passing of Sister Barrett, Miss Esther's Guest, Between Mass and Vespers, and A Little Captive Maid. Those who have read Miss Jewett's works will appreciate this privilege of securing a choice selection of her short stories. "Two Bites at a Cherry," with other tales, by Thomas Bailey Aldrich, 10mo, §1.25, One of tho most popular us well as tho most delightful books of short stories published in recent years is that in which "Marjorie Daw" rightly holds the place of lionor. Mr. Aldrich has collected another volume of his stories certainly no less delightful. In conception and in style they are such stories as como only from his hand. Ilonghton, Miilliu & Co., Boston. Married a Couclinmn. NKW YoitK, Oct. 30.—Mildred Hill, the daughter of ono of New York's prominent dry goods merchants, and one of the leading society men of Harlem has been married to a coachman lover. The man in the easa is Frederick Mansfield. He is a coachman in the employ of Charles F. Bates. It seems that the girl and the coachman have been meeting clandestinely for some weeks past and have caused no end of talk. Yeste day it was learned that the young couple had been married, Tho girl's parents have just returned from Chicago and are horrified to learn of their daughter's mad act. The girl is 20 years of age and verv girl beautiful. verv J Workmen injured at Oshkonli. OSUKOSII, Wis., Oct. i-7-— The scaffolding on the inside of the new normal school addition, now under construction, fell from the third story, carrying the second floor with it to the basement. Five men went down with it to the falling timbers and were all badly injured. They are Joseph Webber, the contractor, Paul Kemrnier, John Ryan, Doth Lillierap and Louis Reed. Kemrnler was fatally injured and the others badly hurt. The green masonry of the walls was badly r.ieked and the financial loss will be VOUR TRIUMPH IS IVtV OWN. "Others shall slnar the song,, Others shall right the wrdng, Finish, what I begin, And all I fidled of win. King bells in unrcarecl steeples. .. ; The joy 1 of .ufiboriT peoples I Sound trumpets) fiir-olt blown, Your triumph is my own!" • —Whittior. The Actor's Story, CHAPTER 'XI—CONTINUED. Good God! It was May "12 that very day. Yes, twelve months' 16" day, almost to an hour; and now this accursed thing had^ come to remind him of his humiliation, li'i's' degradation, and of tho ruffianly outrage of which he had been the victim! Grief, shame, rage, despair, fillet! his heart and fired his bruin, -and with a wild cry the unfortunate man fell..SRpse- less to the ground. At that moment tho m'anager, who had come around to-congratulato him, entered his dressing-room. ''Mr. C • to"k stock of the situation at onc6 'v^uick! , to my room; bring a brittle of whit-key-—sharpls tho word!" said he to the dresser. • Sharp was tho word, and in a minute tho dreader was buck witli th'o whiskey. The manager in the interim had unloosed Curly's cravat 'and bathed his forehead with euu do cologne. Then he administered a ghiSH or two of neat whiskey; the effect was us instantaneous us remarkable. Curly pulled himself''together, said something about being overcome with boat and ovcitnmcnt, picked up the letter, put it into his pocket, accepted tho manager's congratulations, arranged a boutonniprq from the flowers for his lust scene, slipped on his dressing-gown, thought he would have another glass of whiskey,, und rushed on tho stage. It will be remembered that this is tho situation in which Doricourl, pro- tends to fro mild.- By this timo Curly had got tho audience in the ball of his hand, and could do just what ho liked with them. Hound followed round of applause, roar followed roar of laughter, und Curly laughed, too —indeed, ho laughed Ioude 1 !- t 'thaii any one. Evidently he was enjoying tho performance quite as much us t:.o spectators. When tho scene was over he returned to hid dressing-room, slipped on his coat, "slipped into" tho whiskey, and finished tho bottle! Decidedly he was enjoying himself. Yes! ho was having a high, fine old timo of it! *£,' Buck ho wont to the prompt entrance—ho had tied a Imnderchief grotesquely over his head—and on he came for his last mad scene. Ho laughed louder than over—tho au- diencu laughed, tho actors laughed— never had u mad scene been acted so naturally before. The houso was in' convulsions—so was Curly. He had just announced his intention of "lunching ou a stcnk of broiled hippopotamus before he went on a voyage of discovery to the moon," when all at ouce he. appeared to change his mind on tho subject Standing quito still, he glared into tho stage-box to his right. It was empty—quite empty. There was no mistake about that. Bui; Doricourt seemed to bo under tho impression that somo one was thero, for ho began to apostrophize tin imaginary ob cot. ••It wasn't my fault, darling, " ho exclaimed. "You know I would have died for your sake; but I had no weapon. If I hud! If I hud! Don't look at me like that dear! See. see! tho coach is at tho door; thoy are coming to tako you away, but they shan't. Take your hands from her, curse you!—tako your hands from hor! Nuy, then •" And with a wild piercing scream that rang through every corridor und every avenue in the building, the poor wretch leaped into the empty box, a raving mad man. r What signilios tho play or the audience now? When Tragedy casts her sad and solemn shadow over tho scene—when tho poisoned bowl overflows and tho keen dajrgor is uplifted to strike tho fatal blow—Tomfool lays aside his cup and bells, and the graceless hussies, Farce und Comedy, retire, und hido their diminished heads. So drop the curluin, Mr. Stage Manager, put out the lights, and send for the doctor! CHAPTICK XII. Oil' the Scent. It so happened on the night of Curly's debut that thero was produced at Covent (Jut-den theater a new sensational drama, with u real waterfall, i-pul flephunts and reul horses. At tho IJuymai'tcot there was a new comedy, und us at that time critics wore scarce und penny papers were not in being, tho mero debut of u provi'.neUil comedian in an old comedy escuped notice, und therefore thoro was no public mention of tho scone recorded in the lust chapter. It remains to bo explained why Flora sent the paper which had such disastrous results. Poor girl! She had meant it for a peuce-ollering. believing in her inmost heart that Curly would accept it us a release from u promise which sho felt convinced hud been as infamously extorted as it hud 1/een unwillingly given. She timed the arrival of the parcel to take place ou tho occasion of his opening in town, hoping, in tho innocence of her hearu to lend additional signili- cunce to this token of her forgiveness. She ordered all tho London papers, expecting to see some notice of her lover's iirst appearance. There was not u line. She showed tha papers to Jamieson. He was us disappointed as herself. Disappointment guvo way to us.lo.n- ii-hmont when they found Curly's numc withdrawn altogether from the udverlheiaeuu. At this time ttia elwtrUf wire wa» not in existence. gttCceuded day. yet thero was no H6 latter for Willie! Weelts—months -Ji-pa$(e*d. He wrote again, ancl y«t again, in vain. His letters catno buck from the dead letter office. His own troubles Were a? nothing- now Compared to his nnxiety for Curly and 'Flora. He cduld not bear to contemplate her sufferings^ To-day she waq in a fever, to-morrow in au ague; one moment chafing with impatience, tho nest free/ing with the apathy of despair. All at once it occurred to him to write direct to the manager of Drury Lane. The post in those days took a long timo 'twixt London and Edinburgh, and a fortnight or more elapsed bel'oro he received a reply. It was sympathetic but brief, and related in us few words as possible the tragic story told in the last chapter. It appears that there were two or three eminent medical men in tho theater, who cumo behind tho scones, and held a hurried consultation- There was no doubt us to Curly's condition. It was dangerous to himself and others for him to remain at largo. A certificate to this effect was then and thoro prepared, and duly attested. Three or four men were detailed to mount guard : over him in his dressing- room until ,the morrow. Early in the day the manager, with the accustomed 'generosity of his class arranged With tiho proprietor of a famous private lunatic asylum at Kcw to iake cbanje of tho poor creature for ihree months, paying tho sum stipulated in ndvance. At night-full the keepers came to iiko him away. When they arrived us Kow the doctor diagnosed tho case, ind hud his wrotehod patient removed tho dangerous ward, where after a time the ravings of despair gave place to blank oblivion. Jamieson's difficulty was to break tho matter to Flora, but thero was no help for it. She bore the intelligence better than ho expected—anything was better than silence and uncertainty. She even found somo shadow of consolation in the news. Sho knew, at any rate, that the silenco of her lover was not occasioned by perfidy or neglect. When Willie had finished reading- the manager's letter sho said abruptly ••I urn going to London to-morrow." "Alone," he inquired. "No; Jeunnie will accompany me." "If you could only wait a few days I might get leave of absence 'o go with you," ho said. "You are very good," sho replied; "but my place is by his side. I can not wait a day—an hour. My God! my God!" sho cried, "why can't I fly straight to him at on'co. There! there! 1 know I am only mad!" On the morrow Jamieson was at tho coach office to seo her of)'. She looktd more hopeful than she had done for many u day, and as the couch was about to start sho even smiled, and said: ••Don't look so sud. bo suro I shall bring him back with me." "Heaven grant you may," he ro- pliod. and so thoy parted. Upon her arrival in town sho took up quarters at tho Bedford hotel. An hour afterward, accompanied by her faithful Jeannio. she was on her way to tho asylum at Kcw. Upon explaining her business the doctor was most alTuble, but regretted ho could bo of no service, hor friend having loft his char-go a week an-o. Tho news stunned her, sho slag- gored, und must have fallen had not Jcunnio caught hor in her arms. Gradually sho began to recover, then she overwhelmed him with questions. Sho could only, however, elicit that his patient hud ceased to bo violent, and that there was no occasion for further restraint, that he was merely melancholy and moping, and that his health and appetite hud returned. Then, referring to his note-book, he said: "Yes, my contract was only for three months, and that expired a fortnight ago. I guvo a week's grace, expecting to hear further from Mr. C. (tho manager), and then, of courtie, I hud done with tho matter. Lot mo seo, tho patient loft this establishment at nine o'clock in tho morning, exactly eight clays ago. Do I know where ho went!' Cerluinly not he did not tako mo into his confidence. So sorry—will you excuse mo? Good mo;.'ning." Hopeless and despairing. Flora returned to town. Next day sho culled at Drury Lane und endeavored to seo Mr. C. Alas! ho had left town, was in Paris, und would not bo buck until the winter. She hud never been in London before, und oh. what a wilderness it is to be alone in! Fortunately sho had Jounnio with her. whoso attachment was more devoted und profound than ever. Besides, she had money, and with money ono can do much. Sho called tho manageress of the hotel to her assis- tunce. The old ludy was very sympathetic, and suggested the employment of u detective. Flora assented, arid in half an hour's timo a bright, intelligent man, who looked rnoro liko a gentlomuu farmo r than a policeman in plain clothes, presented himself. Upon explaining her business the detective looli a hopeful view of the subj'eett especially when curio bluneho was allowed him as to expenses. Ho commenced operations by going to Kew, where ho hud u lontr interview with the doctor, from whom, ho could gain no information beyond what Flora hud already obtained. He, however, took notes of everything, and obtained u fairly accurate description of Curly's personal appearance, the clothes ho wore, e(c., before he returned to town. All this he duly reported at the Bedford. Day ai'tor day. wus barren of ro- snlU. As for flora, she sut daily for hours and houi-d and wutchod und waited; then sho could endure inactivity no longer. Lp sho would start, and cull out: "L'omo, Jeannio. lass, let's be moving, or I 5>hall go mudl'' and tixo two WQtua^ would trump c'o,. T n inu ChjBQj^idj?, wd kO ftij vo the MaHsion House. Then down Mel* b'Orn. through Middle Bow. by Sf» Giles's,,'church, into Oxford stfaet, then to Kegent street. Leicester Square, and St. Martin's lane, always ending among the, flowers m Govent. Garden'— the sweet fresh flowers which seemed to breathe something- • of the odors of the far North, where she hrld first met him! Aaffo'f. food, she scarce looked ut it. To- be just to Jeannie, however, she conscientiously endeavored to make amends for the shortcomings of hoi'.mistress, At night to bed. but not to rest, nor- to sleep—her heart was far 1 away, out. in the cold with the poor outcast. Thus passed away a fortnight, and' another, and yet another—still no- sign., Then the detective thought of' what he should have thought of before, and, indeed, it was strange the idea had not occurred either to her- or to Willie, although she, was in constant communication with'him. Better late than ever, so advertisements- appeared daily in all tho London, newspaper.-;. In vain, in vain! It was too late!' Jeahnie's heart sank within her as- sho saw tho awful change which was- taking place''daily, and 'hourly before, her very eyes. ,Onco or twice she ventured to hint tho propriety of returning homo, bur; was met with a> curt and stern rebuff. At lust it occurred to her that Jamieson had considerable influence with .her mistress, so she wrote him, in her homely fashion, acquainting him with the state of affairs; and, to Flora's astonishment, one morning, ho • walked into her room at tho hotel. "Good heavens!" sho exclaimed. "Mr. Jamieson! What has brought you here?" . The change in her was so great that for a moment tho young man was dazed. He recovered himself, however, rapidly, and replied, "I've coma to take you homo." His stronger nature asserted itself find would not be denied. so, after interviewing tho detective, and arranging with him to communicate with them in tho event of his obtaining any information, they decided to leavo London on tho morrow. Perhaps sho wus glad to have Some erne to lean upon, to be near somo ono who knew and loved the man sho loved. Perhaps, too. she felt tho shadow darkening—perhaps; who knows? ^ [TO BE CONTINUED.] "j THE ACTION OF DUST. How It Is Forced Into Houses When the Wcatlictr Inilicntor iiises. When the air around us becomes condensed—shrinks into a smaller volume—it becomes heavier, puts greater pressure on tho surface of the mercury and makes it ascend in tho tube; then the mercury is said to rise. When tho air expands—swells into a larger volume—it becomes lighter, the pressure on tho mercury sinks in the tube and tho barometer is said to fall. Thcroforo, every change ol height of tho quicksilver wnich we observe is a sign and measure of a change in the volume of air around us. Further, adds tho Popular Science Monthly, this change in volume tells no less upon the air insido our cases and cupboards. When tho barometer fulls the air around it expands into a larger volume, and tho air inside the cupboard also expands and forces itself out at every minute crevice. When tho baromolor rises again the air insido tho cupboard, as well ua outside, condenses and shrinks, and air is forced back inio tho cupboard to oqiiali/o tho pressure, and along with the air in goes tho dust. The smaller tho crevice tho stronger the jet of air, tho farther" goes the dirt. Witness the dirt tracks so ofton seen in imperfectly framed engravings and photographs. Kornembor, ladies and gentlemen, whenever you seo tho barometer rising, that an additional charge of dust is entering your cupboards and drawers. A Japanese wedding must be a very melancholy affair, In Japan it is not good form for tho bride to admit that oho enjoys the prospect of getting married, and, therefore, when sho is told about it three or four days before tho event, she is expected to set up u loud bellowing and keep it up day and night until tho ceremony comes on. After she has boon richly dressed for the occasion, sho is expected to hang back and shriek, and make a show of resisting her atteu-j dunt's efforts to load her to the bridegroom. This hollow farce is kept up by one of the bridesmaids finally throwing a veil over the bride's face, while an old hag lakes her on her buck and carries her to a sedan chair waiting at tho door to take her to tho bridegroom's mansion. When she arrives there sho is a wife, tho simple ride in a (lovvory chair having the mystic power of transforming hor into u married woman. From that time sho begins to brighten up. i» a Bank. The Bank of England's doors are now so firmly balanced that the clerk, by pressing a knob under his desk, can closo the outer doors instantly, und they cannot be opened again except by special process. This is done to prevent the daring and ingenious unemployed of tho grout metropolis from robbing tho famous institution. Tho bullion department of this and other great Fuglish bunking establishments aro nightly submerged in. several feet of water by the uction ol the machinery. In somo of tho London bunks tho bullion departments are connected with the manager's sleeping rooms, und an entrance cannot ho effected without sotting off an alarm near tho person's head. If a, dishonest official during the day or night should take oven us much an ono from a pile of ono thousand sovereigns tho wholo pile would in- Btuntly sink und a pool of water tak<» its place, besides lotting every person in ih,o establishment ijaoty oj! tJj

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