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Secretary of State Gfe"snain, in a 're* tent, letter t6 President Cleveland, re- »ie\vs the Hawaiian revolution, Minister Stevens' abd Commissioner Blount'S .reports relative to the situation and eonclMea that the United States tfntsfc not anhex'and catmot eveH Recognize the provisional government, and that Queen Lilioukaiani must be restored to the throne. This news has been forwarded to the islands and serious complications aH likely to result A dispatch* from Toronto says the steamer Frazer burned near Goose Island and twenty lives were lost in the fire and by drowning. By a rear-end Collision oa the Rock Island railroad at Seventy-first street, Chicago, three persons were killed, and a score or more injured, 60me of whom will die. At a performance at the Liceo theatre, at Barcelona, Spain, two dynamite bombs were flirown from the topmost gallery into the stalls below. One fell into tbe lap of a lady and rolled harmlessly away.- The other exploded. Fifteen persons were instantly killed. , A maddened rush for the doors followed, and when quiet was restored it was found that fifteen others had been killed and that eighty more were in a serious condition. The man who threw the bomb has been arrested and has confessed. The propellers, Alabama and Phila delphia, collided in a fog off Port au Barques, Mich., and both sank. The crews took to boats and one boat containing twenty-lour men sank and the men were drowned. R. C. Chambers, of Hot Springs, Ark., has telegraphed the manager of Mitchell an unconditional offer of a •520,000 purse for the Corbett-Mitchell contest to take place at Hot Springs the second week in January, 1894. He deposits $2,000 as a forfeit The conference between mine owners and striking miners' representatives at London failed to reach an agreement, and the great strike will be continued. The result will be great suffering, not only among the miners' families, but among the poor of the larger cities, on account of the very high price of coal. A dispatch from Cadiz says a fleet of eighteen British warships has been gathered at Gibraltar in anticipation, it is presumed, of a combined movement of ships of Russia, France and Spain toward Tangier. It is also re- 'ported the French and Russian squadrons intend to proceed immediately to Tangier and join the Spanish vessels there. The republicans of the Chicago city council met in caucus and chose George Swift as candidate for mayor pro tern. At the meeting of the council on the , Oth, he was elected to that position by a vote of 62 to 5. A special election for mayor to fill out the unexpired portion of the late Carter Harrison's term will be held next month. Attorney General Olney has sent a letter to United States District Attorney Davis, of Los Angeles, Cal., instructing him to proceed with the deportation of Chinese felons convicted there. The state department has, it is said, received assurances from the Chinese minister that he will induce his countrymen now in the United States to comply with the Geary act as amended, and it is believed the law will receive the moral support of the six companies. There is no truth in the report that Will S. Rising, the tenor, had committed suicide at Fort Lee, N. J. Another theatrical man of the same name has probably been imposing on the friends of Rising. For thg murder of John Wilson George Riley, an American, and G.,La Blanc were sentenced at Winnipeg. Man., the former to fifteen years Jn the penitentiary and La Blano to be hanged Dec. 15. On the passage of the steamer Umatilla from Victoria, B. C., to San Francisco Henry M. Innes of Victoria, member of a wealthy and influential family of Viotnvm ™ m ™:+i,,j - JACKSON AND TICKET QO IN THE ENTI&E BY 3O.OOO. McKin ley's Plurality Galloping f oward the lOO.OdO Mark, DBS MOINKS, Nov. 9.—This morning's Leader, dem., concedes the election of Jacksdn by a plurality of from 30,000 td 35,000. It estimates the Bennett Mitchell vote at about 10,000 and •Joseph's vote at 25,000. It continues: "Tha slump on the legislature was just as bad as on the state ticket. The house, according to the best information available last night, will stand seventy-four republicans and twenty six democrats, and the senate thirty-two republicans and eighteen democrats. Of the senate fifteen, republicans and twelve democrats are holc'-overs from the election of two years ago, The Register claims Jackson's plurality will reach 35,000. It says the republicans will have 75 members in the house and the democrats 35, while the senate, while the figures are not yet definitely known, will probably stand 32 republicans to 18 democrats. This would give the republicans a majority on joint ballot of 107 to 43. In Ohio McKinley's plurality over Neal, dem., is constantly increasing, and while Chairman Dick only claims 85,000, some figure that it will reach 100,000. In New York, Bartlett, rep., is elected to the court of appeals over Maynard, dem., by probably over 05,000, and the rest of the republican state ticket wins by 20,000. Both branches of the legislature will also be republican. Returns from county elections in Colorado, with the exception of a small number, show republican gains in almost every county, and populist losses. The republicans have secured a majority,in the New Jersey legislature, which stauds: Senate—republicans 11, democrats 10; assembly—republicans 39, democrats 21. In Chicago the returns indicate the election of the entire republican judicial ticket, with a possible exception of ECraft, who was supposed to have some anarchistic leanings. Judge Gary, on whom Governor Altgeld made a fight, is elected by 8,000 or more, and leads the rest of the ticket by 2,000 to 4,000, chiefly by the aid of the democratic votes. The board of county commissioners will be mixed. / The latest returns from Pennsylvania, with almost complete figures, indicate that the republican majorty on the state ticket will not be less than 130,000. As the result of the election in Mass- achussetts, for the first time in three years the state will have a republican governor, and his plurality is 30,000. The rest of the ticket is elected with him, and the legislature is solicllv republican in both branches. The republicans claim to have overwhelmingly defeated the populists in Kansas, but the latter claim the figures are wrong. Jerry Simpson says full returns will show gains ol 10 to 15 per cent for the populists over 1892. Kentucky has rolled up its usual democratic majorities. The legislature will be overwhelmingly democratic. In Nebraska Harrison, rep., for supreme judge, will probably be elected by from 2,500 to 5,000 plurality over Holcombe, pop. Virginia reports that the democratic majority in that state will probably reach 50,000. TOPEKA, Kas., Nov. 10.—Of thirteen judges elected in this state Populist Chairman Breidenthal now claims only three. It is a republican victory all over the state. BOSTON, Nov. 10.—Complete corrected returns give Greenbalge, rep., for governor, 34,105 plurality, a republican net gain over 1891 of 40,5]2. The house will stand 187 republicans and 53 democrats, the senate 34 republicans and 0 democrats. Brothoj- >ot A Victim tTnif&r 8t»s|>totoa. GREEK, Mich., NOV. 53.—Ono of the victims of the recent railroad cliaster here was George fiawson of England, upon whose body was foiind $180 and drafts for a large amount. The body was claimed by a Wan from Chicago, who claimed to be a brother of Dawson and who gave such accurate description of the dead man that the valuables found upon his person were relinquished to ,the supposed brother. Suspicion was aroused by the fact that the pretended brother allowed Dawson to be buried here, and seemed to care little about him. He Was shadowed' by a Grand Trunk detective, who found him I living at 75 Clark street, Chicago. The detective has been instructed to hold the man in custody until the arrival of the coroner at Chicago to-day, when it is probable that a requisition will be obtained and the man brought-back here. Testimony at the inquest as to th cause of death in the Grand Trunl wreck here is all in, and the jury wil render a verdict Nov. 14. The evi denco of a number of trainmen showed that no engine passec No, (! while it stood at the station The fireman of No. 6 had previously testified that an engine passed him which he thought was train No. 9. Engineer Wooley and Conductor Scotl have g'ivcn no evidence. Prominent Offlcinla of the road testified to the reliability of both these men. Evidence showed that the wrecked train No. 9 made the last six miles of its run at a speed of thirty-six miles on hour. Shd Wtts'bu'i seven. 1 Wai nift'e; " I loved her madly, and sho khet» li I knelt nnrl begged her to bo mihd, Sho said she really couldn't do It. At thirty-eicht her hair is gray, Her roses brighter bloom than over; To-morrow is my weddinsr dny: 'Tis late, but better late than never. - J. Benton Wildo, in Munsoy's Magazine. The Actors Story, , *'That is whore she lives. Oh, no! Il can't be—that's impossible." 1 , tfe resolved to write to ./amieson af, once, but his Impatience woiild not allow him to wait Me would #0 im* mediately. Then hh pride stepped in -—he did not wish her to see him thfls changed and worn—thus ragged and wretched. There could be no harm anyhow in going near the place—in looking upon the; spot that enshrined thing,, had ..to begin all he held most dear, so 'he walked' | course the lawyer's, r. fil'Crawley Gittetts, having e$h*aust*tl every nrtilice that petti* fogging and chicanery could suggfe'si was at' length brought to bay. and! the final hearing came on, which resulted in a verdict for the t defendant, 'iVo very 'next! day 'Jamie-son gave* notice of appeal. Then comtnericffd affidavits, interlocUtorieS and I don't know what all. Anyhow, the whola de -nOvo. Of ai usual, took EXCERPTS FROM TREASURY. Statement Showing; the Assets and Liabilities. WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.—The statement of the United States treasurer showing the classified assets of the treasury and demand liabilities to-day is as follows: ASSETS. Gold coin and bullion $1B8,778.664 Silver dollars and bullion 384,808.263 Silver dollars and bullion act July 14, 1890 Ifi3.427,710 Fractional silver and minor coin 12,815.307 United States notes 30,671.894 United States treasury notos... 2,014,422 Gold certificates 285 .640 Silver certificates 6.597^817 Notional bank notes 11,950,139 Deposits with national bank depositories: General account 12,240,514 Disbursing officers' balances. .. 8,708,741 CHAPTER XIV--CONTINU]!;D. And the two men went at it hnm mer and tongs. Deampster had met his taatch for the first time in his life, and in a quarter of an hour he lay on his back, beaten within an inch of his life. The poor little pointer perceived "a divided duty," he came and snarled at the victor as if going to bite him, then apparently he altered his mind, and licked his hand. After that he went over to his master,' and licked the beaten giant's face. Without another word Jamieson turned his back, and strode over to the lodge, When he got there he said to the woman, "Your master has been badly beaten, and wants assist ance. You will find him lying in the glen out yonder." Then he walked back to Aberdeen, muttering. "My poor friend! That's one slight installment on your account anyhow!" v their time over it. But there is one comfort you can have a good deftl of law fora little money in Scotland—* i. e., compared with the cost of the article in kngland. While this precious lawsuit dragged its slow.length along, Jamieson waa acting in Mah i ohj!fi|er, Liver.pool, Bir> mingham, Sheffield, the York circuit etc, • Wherever 'he went Curly accompanied hi'fafr ;At last eri* gaeements were difficult to pb'tain in England, so the frionds returned to the Land o* Cakes. But alas! 'anew generation had arisen, which kne w Total $781,794,007 LIABILITIES. Gold certificates $ 78,881,969 Silver 'certificates 833,422,504 United States treasury notes.... 153,8r>0,280 Currency certificates 28,735.000 Disbursing officers' balances, agency accounts, etc 40,393,031 CRANK AT CLEVELAND. suicide of Victoria, committed jumping into the ocean. A. C. Castleman of Bagwell, Texas, arrested at Bald Knob, Ark., on suspicion of being- one of the Iron Mountain train robbers, escaped from the sheriff at Newport. At Gettysburg, Ohio, Robert Todd and Sherman Wilchester quareled over the election. Todd slapped Wil- chester and the latter shot him dead. There are threats of lynching-. » The richest ore yet fonnd at Cripple Creek, Colo., is now being sacked at the Portland mine. It is a white, hard talc, covered with flakes and cubes of gold that will run £3,000 to the ton. Two more of the Oliphant train robbers were captured by Deputy United States Marshal C. M. Flynn near Mountain View, Ark. Five of the seven train robbers are now in prison. Jack Williams and Clem Walkerly are the men captured. A man named Evans has confessed to the police at Liverpool, England, that five years ago he threw John Boyle overboard at New Orleans, La., from the deck of the British steamer Discoverer, his victim beinjf drowned. The verdict of the coroner's jury in the case at New Orleans was accidental death. Evans will be tried for murder in England. Mgr. Satolli and Cardinal Gibbons - visited Niagara university at Niagara Two negro children accidentally l>urned Jo death on Sampson Jenkins' tiirm near Bowling Green, Ky. Mrs. Joseph Kohlbecker's two sons, Joseph and Herman, were asphyxiated by gas accidentally at San Francisco, Maurice Barlow, waste dealer and rv.inufacturer at. Fall liiver, Mass., ! -iled, it is said, because of S. Blais- :.4i's assignment at Worcester. 4 wan claiming to lie A. T. Castle- BMW of Bagnell, Tex,, was avreited at BaM Kaoli, Ark,, Unknown Man Attacks Myron T. tterrlck with Dynamite and a Revolver. CLEVELAND, Nov. !£,— At 1 o'clock tills afternoon a man entered the Bank of the Society of Savings, on the public square, and asked to see Treasurer Myron T. Herrick. He was shown into Mr. Herrick's room and at once made a demand on that gentleman for 850,000 in cash, at the same time threatening to blow up the institution if the money was not fortheomingat once. The man carried some object partly concealed in his right hand, and Herrick, fearing it was a bomb, g/appled with the fellow and attempted to take it away from him. In th<> struggle that followed tho crank was thrown to the floor. Ho sprang to his feet, drew a revolver and fired at Herrick. The ball passed through the treasurer's clothes and burned a streak on the skin over the stomach. In the excitement that followed the shooting the fellow ran to the window, threw up the sash, jumped and' es- Ku.np.il. ________^ Criminal Bound to Be Free. JANESVILLE, Wis., Nov. 13.—Frank lulker was arrested in this city last night by Marshal Springer of Kd4r- tpn. He is D wanted in Chicago o°n a charge of Inii-elary. While" taking 1 ulker to K:'«-erlon, where he ' The Amlck Discovery. On another nage of this issue is an exhaustive article on the treatment and cure of consumption. The subject has lately been brought to the attention of the press of the entire country as a result of the action of the Michigan Board of Health in declaring consumption a contagious disease, and recommending isolation of affected persons to special hospitals erected for the purpose. Should other state boards of health follow the example of the Michigan body, it seems impossible to measure what the consequences would be. The New York Recorder, actuated by that spirit which should pervade every editorial sanctum, offered a reward of gl.O'OO to any .physican effecting a cure for consumption. The offer was promptly accepted by Dr. W. U. Amick of Cincinnati, who had aireadly distinguished himself by curing some patients selected by the Cincinnati Post, newspaper. The management of the Recorder selected ten patients in various stages of consumption. The article referred to tells the story of Dr. Amick's success and of the payment of the lfl,000 by the Recorder company. Dr. Amick shows not only his willingness but his great desire to have his treatment impartially tested before any money for the medicines has been expended t>y the affected. He offers to send to all local physicians, regardless of school or code or creed, test packages of his medicines sufficient to show just what results will be produced in each case. The fact that these outfits are only sent to the patient through his or her physician is a guarantee that they will st-md the test to which they may be subjected by medical experts. Dr. Amick is willing to let each physician and each patient judge as to whether he has accomplished what he claims. There is already the testimony of physicians and patients who have found reasons for endorsing the discovery. In the face of such evidence of its worth there can be but little hesitancy in' pronouncing the discovery a great boon to suffering mankind, and therefore of incalculable benefit to the whole human race. CHAPTER XV. Only a Tramp. Night was falling at the Gairloch louse when a conveyance drove up and stopped at tho hall door. The Iriver got down, and began to bring orth sundry boxes and to load the art with them. By and by a woman ame out of the house and got into ;he wagon. Then they turned toward he cuy. Suddenly the horse came o a full stop. It was now quite dark, uid^tbe carter, who had a "drappie n his ee, " endeavored to urge tho an- mal onward, but in vain. The sagacious brute trembled violently, whinnied loudly, reared back on his haunches, and finally concluded not to budge another foot. Obviously there was nothing for it but for Duncan M'Tavish to get down and see what was the matter. In getting down he smashed his lantern, and the light went out. See he couldn't —feel he did. In amoment he called out to the woman in tho cart: ••Eh, Jennnio! Here's a mon leing a' but dead. Na wonder Jack wouldna budge. He was aye a gey, 'cute beast. Come down and gi'e a bond, woman—we'll na leave a Christen to dee while there's a wee bit squeak for his life." They lifted the man into and Joannie supported creature's head on hoi- dreaming for whom she Christian office; .but when fell on his pallid face door, and she saw toward the Gairloch Head. There stood the house and the garden, exactly as he had left them two years ago — nothing seemed changed except .himself. Yes—she niust be changed, too, else she would not have sent him that cruel reminder of his weakness and degradation. Yet, perhaps, on the other hand, she tneant'to release Jiim from the shameful Compact into' which he had been ecorced—perhaps she—"but alas!" he thought, "she doubtless remains young and beautiful as ever, while I"—— At this moment a tall, spare man j not Willie," Younger men had left the house, and came , rapidly to j stepped into his shoes, and poor Jam the spot were Curly sat. The poor wretch could contain his patience no longer, so ho accosted the stranger. 'I beg pardon, sir." said ho, "but is Mr. Jamieson still staying at tho house yonderP" "Mr. Jamieson is not staying at the house," replied Mr. M'Crawjey Gittens, for it waa ho, "nor has ho stayed thero since the day of the funeral?" •The funeral! What funeral? Whose funeral?" Miss Flora M'Allisters." •Flora M'Allisters!" •Ay—she was buried three days ago." And so the limb of the law passed on. Curly stood looking at his retreating figure till it faded altogether into tho mist of evening; then, without a sigh or s'bund, he dropped like a stone on tho highway, where Duncan M'Ta- vish and Jeannie M'Pherson found him lying some hours later. cart, poor little that light he . — resides, jumped into the river at Indian Jorci. ihe water was shallow and Springer threatened to shoot Pulker if he did not come ashore. He refused and a boat was procured and he was captured and placed in the jail at Edgerton. During the nig-ht he broka out and a posse_isjiu^ting_for him. Colonel Elliott I*'. Shepard's widow is Jo build a memorial church in his ho^or. The Mount Vernon association holds the key of the Bastilo presented to Washington by Lafayette. A Vienna correspondent writes that Mme. Mati-rna, ihe celebrated singer, is about to contract a second marriage. The futuro bridegroom is her nephew and quite a young man. ^Mr. Yc, the Corean minister at Washington, and his w;fe attended, not in Argument for Vaccination. MU.VCIE, Intl., Nov. 13.—The statistics in City Health Officer Jackson's oflice referring- t.o the recent smallpox epidemic furnish an argument in favor of vaccination. There was in all 147 cases and 21 deaths. Eighteen victims were patients never vaccinated, two had been vaccinated more than five years ago and but one had recently been vaccinated. Eighty-eight patients never were vaccinated over -five years ago. Yield of Corn in Various States. WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.—The November returns to the department of agriculture of the rates of yield per acre make the average for corn 23.C bushels. The corn states are reported as follows: New York, 29.3; Pennsylvania, 24.9; Ohio, 24.3; Michigan, 23.7; Indiana, 24.3; Illinois, 85.5; Iowa, 35.4; Missouri, 27.5; Kansas, 20.3; Nebraska, C5, The advice to. young men to go West does not apply to prize fighters since Oregon fined twelve men 81,000 each for getting up a pugilistic event. A writer gives an illustration of the progress of electricity as a mechanical power. He says that twenty-five years ago it was unknown, aud that £900,000,000 is now invested in various kinds of machinery. A horse that fell down a well on the BaiJey farm, in Polk, county, Oregon, recently wa.s rescued in a, novel manner. Straw was thrown down $he well, fl,nd the horse tramped it &n4 the the lap. did the at Dr. Miller's who it was, all the blood in her heart scood still, but sho didn't come of a fainting race—besides, she had something else to do just then. "What, what!" she exclaimed, "the mistress was aye richt! He isna dead after 'a—the puir, bonnio laddie. Doctor! come butt the noo!" sho screamed like a madwoman. When sho told Miller who the broken-down wayfarer was ho instantly had poor Curly brought in, and put in the best bed in the house. Restoratives were employed, but it was long before consciousness supervened. On his return from Strath mines Willie found a message from tho doctor, requesting him to call immediately at Breadalbano Terrace. Jeannie carne rushing to the door to meet him, crying bitterly, and exclaiming, "We hae fun' him—we hao fun' him! but oh, puir laddie, how changed! Thank God, my bonnie dearie didna live to Bee it! It would hae broken tho hoirt o' her—as it has mine!" Before Willie had time to speak, she had urged him forward into an adjac- ont bed-room, whero his poor friend lay shivering in a fitful, fevered sleep. Great hollows were < in his cheeks and beneath his closed eyes. A profusion of long, curly, snow- white hair streamed over his brow and round his thin, worn neck. Good heaven! Could it l:o possible that this faded wreck was all that was left of the once bright, winsome Curly. Long afterward Jamioson learned that as soon' as Donald loft the asylum at Kew the poor fellow started on foot for the North. Drenched with rain and half starving, he fell down fainting in the streets of Birmingham. • He was taken up by the police and charged with being drunk, fortunately, the inspector was an in- lolligent man who immediately sent for a doctor, on whose certificate) Curly was removed to the pauper lunatic asylum. * ••-•••••»• After a sojourn of some months he was dis.harged. Thanks to his kind physician, hu was assisted on by tho mail as far as Newcastle-on-Tyne. From thence the manager of the theater sent him by coach to Edinburgh. On inquiry there he found ihat Willie had gone to Aberdeen weeks before. Not a human being in his native city recognized in tho shabby, broken-down, prematurely old nmn the former spruce cornet' in the Midlothian Volunteers. He was almost glad that it was so, and he slunk out of Edinburgh as daylight fell, resuming his weary march northward; nor did he halt till he found a resting place in a friendly barn by the waylide. which sheltered him until daybreak. He had some two or three shillings still left, which kept him from absolute starvation. Fortunately the weather was fine—so by night he slept in barns, under hayricks, or, indeed, wherever he could find shelter. At length he reached Aberdeen. When ho inquired at the theater for Willie he was told that be was @tay|ng at tbe Gairloch House. CHAPTER XVI. Elspeth's Weird. As far as care and kindness could alleviate Curly's sufferings they were alleviated, and gradually he came to himself. By degrees he resumed his old relations with Willie, and at last he was enabled to get about, leaning on the other's strong arm. Several weeks elapsed, and Jamieson's slender resources were running sh.ort. but fortunately the time for the commencement of his engagement at Glasgow was drawing near. _Dr. Miller wished Curly to stay with him. but he pleaded so piteously not to be left behind that Jamieson couldn't find it in his heart to say him nay. So after arranging to send Ijalf his salary every month toward the costs of the lawsuit, Willie decided to leave Aberdeen for Glasgow on the following day. His wardrobe had been stored at the theater and about twelve on the morning of his departure he was standing nt the stage door in Mai-ischal street, giving the necessary directions for his lugg-age to be forwarded, when he felt his arm clutched violently, and Curly, witn a wild scream, ejaculated: "Look! look! at Death on the pule horse!" Turning round he saw Deempster riding down the street, his eyes bloodshot and his face aflame. Whether he came to seek Willie with murderous intent, or whether tho devil got the better of him at the sight of the man who had beaten him, can never be known till the day of doom. Certain it is, however, that the moment he saw the two young men ho put spurs to his horse and rode luriously at Jamieson. With his heavy riding whip he struck him a tremendous blow on the head, which brought him to his knee, aud would most certainly have split his skull open, had it not been for his tall chimney-pot hat. Reversing his grip and passing his hand like lightning through the thong. Deempster sent tho heavy buckthorn head, with its cruel fangs, hurling through the air. Had that blow reached its aim there would have been an end at once of Willie Jamioson, and consequently this story would never have been written. At that very moment, however, Curly, with something of his old alertnoas, at the imminent peril of his own life, sprang upon tho bridle of the horse and backed it. As the huge brute reared in the air tho tremendous impetus of the blow flung Deempster forward, and ho fell head foremost on tho curb of the pavement, with a sound that was heard at the other end of tho street. As he fell one foot remained inextricably entangled in the stirrup iron, tad the horse galloped madly round the corner to tho right, dragging the body of the dead man after him. And thus it came to pass that Curly was avenged, and, that by his own hand and deed, the Laird of Strath- mines fulfilled Elspeth M 1 Dial-raid's weird i leson had to retire, and take a back j seat, until ho sank to be, as we had ! seen him the night before, leading : man at the Theatre Eoyal, Paisley. * * • * * * And now comes the remarkable coincidence to which I have before referred. As Pike got to this portion of his narrative we reached the summit of a hill at tho bottom of which, some two miles off, lay Stuart Town, through which we had to pass during almost the'last stage of our journey. As we paused to contemplate the prospect and indeed to take breath, for wo were both a little blown, our attention was attracted to a solitary foot passenger, about three or four hundred yards in front vvho canie walking along briskly toward us. Despite his shabby clothes, ho had the air and manner of a gentleman. His figure seemed wiry and elastic; his hair fell about his neck in a profusion of snow-white silky curls; the collar of his shirt was turned down over a frayed black silk handkerchief, revealing a singularly beautiful neck; he carried his head erect; his • eyes seemed fixed on vacancy, and his whole manner was so engrossed and preoccupied that he scarcely observed us until within a stone's throw, when, to my astonishment. Pike gave a long, low whistle as he exclaimed: [TO BE CONTINUEr>. ] .. jgjj&S! A&VAYS READY. Suvrtiroir Took Off One Spur When lit IViinteel to Sloop. Suwaroff, Russia's great military commander, was a little man, insignificant in everything but that intangible power of rnind and character with which physical strength is never to. be compared, says Youth's Companion. • He had been sickly .in his youth, but became hardy under the stimulous- of cold bathing and the benefits of p. plain diet. Buckets of cold water were thrown over him in the morning, and his table was served with fare which guests would fain have refused, but dared not, lest he should think them effeminate. He^despised dress and delighted in drilling his men in his shirt-sleeves, sometimes with his stockings literally down at the heel. But his hardihood of life and action had its effect on tho men he commanded. He was often up and about by midnight and would salute the first soldier whom he saw moving with a piercing cock-crow, in commendation of his early rising. During tho first Polish war he had given orders for an attack at cockcrow, and a spy in the camp carried ' the news to the enemy. The attack, however, really took, place at 9 o'clock on the evening when theiar- rantrement had been made, for Su- warol'f, suspectirfg treachery, had then turned out the troops by his well- known crowing. Tho enemy, expecting tho event in the morning, were entirely unprepared and fell easy victims to hia forethought, "To-morrow morning," said he to his troops on the evening before the storming of Ismail, --an hour before daybreak I mean to get up. I shall wash and dress myself, say my prayers, give one good cock-crow, and then capture Ismail." It was hardly possible to find him off tho alert. "Do you never take off your clothes at nishtP" he was asked. i "No." said he, "but when I get — •> --, lazy and want to have a comfortable sleep I generally take off one spur." HIS MISTAKE. Do h,e exclainjel, CHAPTER XVII. ,£$ Face to Face. Jamieson's engagement in Glasgow extended, on and off. for some years, during which his modest income was mortgaged for law expenses, so that ho was able to save little or nothing. Curly's acting days were over; but he wrote a beautiful hand, and employed himself in copying parts, MSS.. otc., for the theatre. Of 1 and fork, but after a few minutes course he didn't make much by this; i down his implements of war. but he contributed some small portion toward the Why Ho Wanted to uaia Strength to tho ,Jo>>. He knocked at the kitchen door j timidly and asked for something to i eat. "You can have it if you will saw some wood for me," said the lady. "1 shall only be too happy, " he responded, "but I must ask you to give me something to eat first, for I am weak from hunger. " .She had her doubts about a bargain of that kind, but she took him in and sot him down before a large slice of left-over steak. Ho attacked it at once- with a knife- laid household expenses, always hoarding up a little treasure for an especial purpose. Year after year, as regularly as the Uth day of May approached, he disappeared. Generally he returned about a month afterward, and assumed his place without a word. Willie guessed pretty well where he had been; but they quite understood each other, and no word ever passed between thorn 041 the subject They grew older, and the world grew grayer and gloomier for both, and the caso of "Jamioson and Miller Y8, M'AUister and Qtfters" continued tq jmjjoy^p^ $be HOOF piayef. excuse me, I hope," ha You will said rising. "What's the matter?" she inquired in surprise. •1 made a slight mistake.". ho ra- plie& as ho wiped the perspiration from his brow with his sleeve. "J thought I needed to eat the steak to give mo Ftrength to saw the wood but I find I need to saw the wood to {.nvo me strength to eat the steak, and if you will be kind enough to show me the wooii-pilo I will " She did not wait for him to conclude his peroration, f-hc bwoopert down on him, und as ho went out tho guto he breathed a sigh of thankfulness that be ba<J esgaped so easily.

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