The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 22, 1893 · Page 2
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Algona, Iowa
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The steMHSi* Aiwtr&'Ka arrived Honolttlujtftt tlie jdfthj tod brou|ht ,the news thai Qii Jen D.lio&kalalbl had no yet beea restored when tho tresse sailed, M>v *a« >tbe*e&tiy ^indications that she would be. Affairs -on 'the islands were •quiet.aeusttai. Joha A, Drake, son «f Gen. iF. M. Drake of CeatyenviiUe, Iowa, and treasurer of the Indiana, Illinois and Iowa railroad company, was knocked down and robbed of §20,000 in Ms office in the Rookery building at Chicago. Bis father at once left -Cor Chicago to assist in investigating the case. The Chicago police see»n iaclitied to that Drake was not robbed, bat -.that he alone is responsible, but- they ibuve no evidence, and his father pronounces the charges absurd. Ernest Swarthout, on traal itt-t Morrison, 111., for the murder of his father, was lound guilty and sentenced to fourteen years in the penitentiary. The Eraperor William opened the •German reichstag on the 15th. 'la his speech from the throne be said the foreign relations of Germany were unchanged and Germany was at peace with all her allies. With the blessings ot God this peace would continue. •Corbett and Mitchell have at last completed arrangements to fight their prize mill at Jacksonville, that is if the following dispatch from the governor of Florida to Sheriff Broward of Duval county does not interfere: "DEAH Siu: The governor directs that you will take proper precautions to prevent any 'prize-fights' or so-called 'glove contests' in Duval county. N. D. LAND. Private Secretary." The coroner's jury investigating the Rock Island wreck at Seventy-first street, Chicngo, November 8, returned a verdict holding the company responsible for criminal neglect Conductor Freeman, Flagman Orton and Collector Porter, of the wrecked train, are held to the criminal court for negligence. A Battle Creek, Mich., dispatch says: The coroner's jury rendered the following verdict in the Grand Trunk inquest: ''We find that the collision was caused by gross disobedience ol orders given by the train dispatcher, and we also find that Conductor Bertran N. Scott and Engineer H. Wooley of train No. 6 are guilty ot criminal negligence in running past their meeting point, at which they had positive orders to stop." The Grand Trunk company were exonerated from all blame in the matter. Conductor Scott will have his hearing before Justice Henry on the charge of murder in the Eecond degree. According to the latest figures from Ohio, the vote for governor stands as follows: Mcfvinley, rep., '132,901; Neal, dera., 35!;, 147; Laclilin, pro., 21,039; Bracken, pop., 10,273. McKinley's plurality, 80,754. The official trial trip of the cruiser Columbia will be made to-day if the weather permits. Railway surgeons on the Baltimore & Ohio system formed an association at Newark, Ohio. Prof. S. J. Gilbert, organist of Grace Episcopal church, Memphis, Tenn., has been indicted for attempting to brnu the church. Denver real estate men at their annual banquet condemned the extra session of the legislature, which Gov. Waite says he will call, as unnecessary. Walter J. Raymond, the Arizona land swindler, was found guilty in the federal court at Cincinnati and given a thro;.' years' sentence. John Rutherford was hanged sit Trenton, Ga. lie was among the convicts who killed two guards in trying to escape prison at Coal City in 1SU1. Henry Zink, publisher of the Southern Wheelman, was arrested by a post- office inspector at Louisville, JCy., for sending immoral pictures through the Nov. 2J —Tliti state* meat .oi tho .tlnited states tfeAstiref showing the classified assets of the treasury and demand li&bilitiea to-day is as follows: ASSBTS. Gold coin And bullion , $16*,270,96<! Silver dollars- and bullion 3U4,4S3,628 Stiver .dollars and/bullion act July 14, Ibatl.i....; lfi8,W8,lS2 ~>t aetioriaiSuv'er and minor coin la, irs.OOi ! i nltad States note*' 84,08.;. 14H '•UiiiUd Sttt'tesr treasury notes... 1,808,9*) iGold certiffeates.";. W .960 Bilvef eertiOcates.............i. 6.5 J 8,8»3 National bank notes —... 12,126,377 Deposits with national bank de- . positoriesr.: General account.... 11(810,8 Disbursing officers' balances. .. 8,681,63) Total..... $7a8,528,06t IIABIL1TIBS. Gold certificates $ 78,606,169' Silver certificates......... 883,S>70,"i04 United States treasury notes.... lft8,S4a,-i80 Currency certificates , 81,776,000 Disbursing Officers' : balances, aeency accounts, etc 42,411.038 The .receipts from internal revenue to-day were $431,370, from customs R!18,907, and miscellaneous $133,743. The national bank notes received today for .redemption amounted to §067,872. ' THANKSGIVING. COAL AND IRON PROTECTED. Bout hern Manufacturer Issue a Statement to tho Demo-ratio Party. WASHINGTON, Nov. 2'j. — The southern manufacturers who are protesting against the abolition of the duty on iron ore and coal have issued a public (statement appealing to the democratic party for protection to the several millions of dollars invested in manufactories and mineral lands in the ''new south" within the past fifteen years. The statement is an appeal to democrats generally and to the manufacturers of the west and south for co-operation in resisting any legislation having for its object the placing of iron ore and coal on the free list and contains a long argument against such propositions. Heir to a Million. CAKTUAGK, 111., Nov.}30. — It has been learned that James Day, a farmer of Fountain Creek, has fallen heir to over IU, 000,000 worth of property in the Heart of Boston. John C. Eno's examination has been postponed for out week. The national convention of the Na<r tional Reform association began a four days' session at Pittsburg, Pa. Dr. W. J. Kobinson made the address of welcome and Dr. Seoville the response. The resolutions dealt with moral problems and the labor question. The trial of the case against the !'•>!!. Thomas McGreevy and N. K. 1 • i nelly, charged with conspiring to • .'u-aud the Dominion government in • fit ueetion with the construction of Hie harbor works and the Esquimau, B. C., graving dock, began jn the A$- f|ge court «,t Ottawa. STAXB.OF IOWA, EXECUTIVE . A PKOCLAMATION BY TUB GOVEUNOII.—To tho people of Iowa: At tho close of another year it is moot and .proper that, following the beautiful custom that has been so long .maintained in our boioved state nnd nation, we should give .thanks for the manifold.blessings that-bare been bestowed upon us as a people. To that Divine Providence which controls the destinies of individuals as well as those .of uatious and states, which has preserved our state from pestilence and disease and caused a harvest sufficiently jouutiful to supply not only our needs, jut to food the hungry beyond our borders, e &TB indebted for A multitude of bless- jags. Therefore, all may acknowledge uhe-ir dependence upon an All Wise Prpv- deiice, and in some public manner give expression to their feelings of gratitude, and ju conformity with the recointnendii- ;ion of the president of the United States, , Horace Boies, governor of Iowa, do liere- y appoint Thursday, November 80, 181)3. us a day of general Thanksgiving and •>rnyor, and suggest that on such day tho leople of our state refrain from their cas- ;oruary avocations aud assemble in their usual places of worship and around their own firesides and return thanks for tho )lessings bestowed upon us, and offerpray- er for the continuance of that Divine pleas- iro which has so generously protented us, nd implore its niedintiou in behalf of the unfortunate in every part of tho world. In witness whereof I huve hereunto subscribed my name and caused to be affixed the groat seal of the state of Iowa, this 10th day of November, in tho year of our Lord one thou- [SEAI,] sand eight hundred and ninety- three, and in tlio one hundred aud eighteenth year of the independence of the United States of America. HORACE BOIES. Chicago Monrcl of Tr.icto. CHICAGO, Nov. 17.—There was good ao- ion in wLjat during tho morning. Af tor an hour of improvement the shorts felt more comfortable, but the longs got uneasy nd attempted to take profits ou the bulge, 'here were light offerings early when horts wanted wheat. Tho buying was oor when the longs wanted to sell. Nortli- vestern points were moderately light at SO cars. Kansas City had but Uiirty-eight ars. Chicago receipts were 177 cars with 50 estimated for Saturday. The rimary markets were much below tho verage at 723,01)0 bu. At the same time sport clearances were the best for many ays, wheat aud Hour from four ports ex- eeded Gl)U,OiiO bu. U hen there is not posi- ive bull news, or shorts buying for proilts, liere is a natural declining tendency, 'here was a slump before midduy to lower nan the lowest prices before touched, 'hen the trade got sicker than ever and ave crices another drive. This landed the narkec at OUc December and 67o May an our before the close. December sold U0%c o 6UKC to Bl^c to 60c; May sold 07^c 10 'tBSJ&c and off to 67c. The liquidation continued until Decom- )er touched OUc, May, 67c. Closing prices were at OO^c aud 67^c, only J^c under last night. As K inch is a good deal on the end of a man's nose so this %c is a big item on prices already away bolow panic level. The expressions of well-posted brokers in tho corn trade near the close of the session indicated that there is not enough speculative business in corn to give much support to tho market. The receipts were biil cars for ihe day and a very largo estimnte of 4SU cars for Saturday. Withdrawals were good at 374, OM bu, but .shipments were only 44.0UO. December coru sold 80-JaC at opening, up to 8B^c with tho bulge in wheat, and off to 80)^c after tho big estimated receipts. May sold 4u%e, to •id'^o on the ear.y bulge, to 40)^o on tho break before 1 o'clock. There was a repetition of yesterday's tactics in provisio...s. Prices were lower than Thursday's bottom prices at tho opening. Later, when grain markets broke down, tbe selling and raidiug in products was renewed. Pork broke about 5l)c from best point early with only a stop here and there when Bwift and others bought. Lard had a rally of lOc and then a break of 2l)c. Ribs got off 5c, rallied be, brokeyac before 1 o'clock. January pork sold $13.10, *13.05, rallied to 413.^0, broke to $12.73^. Lard sold #8.40 November, #7.'J% January at best point and off to *3.!25 and *7.72K- Hibs sold .VO.SO to ifU.'JO and off to *6.65 January. Quotations were: 1 Articles. Highest Lowest. Wh't, 2- Nov,... Dec.... May.... Corn, 2— Nov.... Deo.... Jan.... May.... Oats, 2— Nov... Deo.... May... Pork— Nov Jan.. .. Lard— Nov.... Tan.... May... 8. Ribs.. Nov.... Jan .60% .01. '-8 .68 :AQ% .'M% .™% .40% .27% .28^ •81^ 13.20 8 45 7.93X 7.92>£ 6.00 687K .59tf .6U .67 • 36>i .86J| .3% .40^ .27% M% .30^ 12.70 8.20 7 70 7.77^ 6.65 6.75 CLOSING. Nov. 17. ,59K .ml .07>t .88^ .30^' .30% .40>8' • 27% •27>£ .80^ 12.75 8.20 7.72i£ I.TM 6.67>i 6.75 Nov. 16. J$K .GU^ .87^ .30% .36% .38% .40^ .27% • 28# .31)6 13.i% 7.8'^ 7.90 6".85" The .Low Water. ST. Louis, Mo., Nov. 17. — The Viking ship which at the close of the World's Fair left Chicago for an inland voyage, arrived at Graf ton, 111., yesterday, having been delayed five days on the Illinois river on account of low water, but being pulled through finally by a tug. Owing to the reports from different pliieas on the Mississippi showing very little water, it will bj impossible for the Viking to proceed north to St. Paul. The Viking therefore will proceed south,. The captain came down yesterday afternoon to obtain a .towboat »ad pilot, Afo NEW YORK, Now. 20.—R. G. l)uh <& Co. in their weekly uevlew <6f trade say: . . . ;•-,-' - •' •<' •'' •'•.:.-••''.••? "Business is gaining, 'but it is a' constant <rwrrtplaint that the improvemen' is very *.low. This is because very few realiziwgs have (been .made and & very heavy business has to drag after it in climbing up again. Legislative uncertainties weigh heavily, but other loads may overlook. The past depression, with trading a,nd manufacturing failures involving over §235)000.000 in nine cnonths, besides ^banking failures of enormous liabilities land-failures of railway :and other corporations, leaving heavy indebtedness to individuals and firms, involve continual embarrassments which men are prone to forget. There lias been encouragement during the week in the fact ithat November payments are far more satis* factory than was feared, .an-d y.eit .the extensions of the month.'would have seemed alarming other years. Merchan ts who collect part <of .the amount due are rejoiced, but their buying power is not as large as usual. The extraordinary shrinkage in purchases for consumption has made, it impossible for many firms to go on as before, and the largest failure .of the last week, that of the Thurber-Whyland company, illustrates embarrassments which cannot be terminated in a week or a month. Monetary difficulties no longer hinder. It w true the treasury cash has fallen to $97,308,- 59ii, of which only $8!->,4DO,801 was fold, but there is not such alarm as Jiere was when the gold reserve went jelow ,$100,000,000. , Business is not eaning on the treasury, and it is well ,hat it is not. The decrease in the volume of bu:;i ness through the clearing house shows ip about the sume and for the past ,vcek was 18.0 per cent. The failures 'or the week have been 324 in the United States, against 205 last year, ind 3(5 in Canada against 35 last yir. 'csiclcs one bank in Ohio and 110 nnirber failure there were four of na- jilitics over $100,000 and 08 others over •55,000. The volume of indebtedness of irins failing in previous week was $3,'27,407, against §3,467,340 the week be- 'ore, being larger east than south." HELEN GOULD TO WED. Her Engagement to Actor Henry Wooel- rufl 1 Itnpnrtcd. NKW YOBK, Nov. 20.—Helen Gould, lie 31-year-old daughter of the late wizard of Wall street and heiress of $10,000,000, liars followed in the footsteps of her brother George and chosen a life partner from the stage. The fortunate man is Harry Woodruff, a young actor, known in the profession as "the boy iiigcmic" and now playing in the Charley's Aunt company at the Standard theater in this city. This will be Actor Woodruffs last season on the stage, at least for some time. He has handed in his resignation to take effect next Saturday night, and upon his retirement will go to Yale college to study law, preliminary to espousing .Miss Helen in wedlock. The courtship of Actor \Vooclrulf aud Miss Gould has been going 1 on for a long time and George Gould until lately h:is been bitterly opposed to it. It is only recently, after leaving no stone unturned to break off the affair, that lie has given his consent on condition that Woodruff retire from tho stage, and take a two years' course at Yale. George Gould has consented to pay all his college expenses and is said to have given the young man §10,000 to keep his mouth closed about the matter until the expiration of the two years of probation. If at the end of that time the young couple are .still in love George Gould has agreed that they shall get married. Woodruff, although he always acts the parts oi young boys and haw carved for himself the nickname of "The Hoy Ingenue," is by no means as young as he looks. In fact, his next birthday will be his thirtieth. GRAND RIDGE SCORCHED. nlas, chou ! That the sky is onlv blue , To gather from the grasfs* •>.' The rain and dew ! / •»' ' ( Alas ! that eyes are fair ; . . , That teal's mnyKattfef there .' .' • t -, Mist and th'o breath of sigh's From the marsh of care 1 Alas, alas, ehcu! ; . That \vd meet biit to bid adidu; "• That the sands in Time's ancient glass. Are so sWift und few ' alas, eheu ! That the heart is only true To gather, where false feet pass The thorn and rue! The Actor's Story, BV JOHN <:0:tE!ttAN» Nearly the TVliolo of_ tho Business Tor- tlon of the Vlllugo Destroyed, OTTAWA, 111., Nov. '20.—The village of Grand Kidge, ten miles south of here, was visited by a disastrous fire early this morning. Tho entire business district was destroyed with the exception of a few stores. The loss will reach $50,000, with §30,000 insurance. This is the third time this town has been wiped out by fire. FAKOO, N. I)., Nov. :.'0.—About 10:15 last evening' lire broke out in 11 small barn on Kennedy street in Moorhead and raged fiercely for about an hour and a half, consuming about ten buildings, doing in the neighborhood of $(>,OUO damage. Six horses and seven cows were burned. A strong north west wind was blowing, with the thermometer ten above xero. The buildings were partly insured. OwE.N.snoKo, Ky., Nov. 20.— Vivo last night destroyed the Chesapeake, Ohio & Southwestern freight depot, ten cars of coal, six cars of merchandise, two largo tobacco warehouses owned by Jay Hardy and E, A. Jones, two residences and a grocery store. Loss probably §150,000. Died of a lirokcn Heart. BOSTOX, Nov. SO.—John M. Wash- burue, for forty years treasurer of tho Old Colony railroad and a wealthy and respected citizen, a month ago confessed that he was $100,000 short in his accounts. He took to his bed immediately after his confession and this morning died of a broken heart in his palatial Bacon street residence. KequUltlon for Harry D. I.ce. Si'iUNGFiEi.D, 111., Nov. 20.—Gov. Altgeld issued a requisition upon the governor of Kentucky for Harry D. Lee, wanted in Chicago for forging notes signed by Leonore Weil and Alva B. Campbell to the amount of $1,600. Hq is now under arrest in Georgetown. Ky. (bee* to Revoke the Charter. TOPKKA, Kan., Nov. 17.-rAttornev- Geueral Little said yesterday that before Dec. 1 action would be begun to revoke the chapter of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas railroad. There has been a fight between the citizens of Parsons and the management of the road for a long 1 time, and it seems that the citizens had given up the fight and consented to allow the road to move its offices from Parsons to Missouri, but tb,» state authorities have decided 'e road will have to maintain geiJertiiJ. fcestlquarters in the stat-} or " tey wiij b.e revoked, CHAPTER XVII—CONTINUED. , , " "Well, i never! Who'd have thought itP Talk o' the,deil!' An' how's aw* wi' ye, Cui-lyP" ' Mr. Campbell—for it was he—drew himself up-for a moment, coldly; then, recovering himself, replied with a pleasant smile: ••What, Pike! Still on the road, old man? Don't you begin to feel tired of it; and wish it were all over? Sometimes I'm of Antony's mood, after Actlum, and feel disposed to •cry— " -Unarm. Eros, the long clay's task is done.' But no, no. I suppose I've not courage to take off rny own ai-iiior. And, after all, wo'vo only got to wait a lit,- tle longer for ihe good time comir.g' at tho end of the journey; and then, you know, as Cato puts it, -My bane and antidote nro both befoi-o me.' "But -what a roguo and peasant slave ami' to go wool gathering thus! Who's tho boyi"' Pike introduced mo to Mr. Camp- jell as "the juvenile horo of the company, the coming man, tho future Romeo, '' etc. The old gentleman said, with a sweet smile: "Excuse me, sir. old men will still 3e talking; it's tho privilege of nge. You are young 1 and sanguine. Ah! I vas young and sanguine once myself. [ hope you will have better fortune ,han befell me. You have an open irow and a frank oye. You cun look a man in the face; I'm sure you're not afraid. It is a bad thing to be afraid. One moment of fear blighted the life of a man I knew as well as I know rnysolf. Cleanliness, they say, is next to godliness, but manliness is ibove everything. If a man insults on, if he is as big as Goliath, don't wait to talk, hit him fii-st; hit Him if your heart is quaking, if your nerves are shaking; hit him if ho kills you afterward. A brave man can only die but once, but the coward! Ah, God help the poor miserable coward, for lie dios every day, every hour ho lives!" Ho paused, and looked strangely round as he took oil' his hat, passed his hand through his beautiful hair; then ho stooped, took up a Handful of snow, and rubbed it on his brow, moppod it dry, and said with a low despondent moan: turea ftt Rilmafn'&o'ft al ; irrelevant, so I passed tfaotef leave tho record^ for 'another 1 time and place. In the next chapter I will fako up the thread 6( Curly 1 s and Willie's s.tory as it came almost under my personal cognizance many a long day after poor old Pike and I had parted company forever. ., .CHAPTER XVIII. , find bf.Jhb Journey.' Nearly'five, jrentja fiad ; eiapse(3 since the day Curly; dndj'-nioii and parlec 1 on the queen's highway^ I had emerged from the -wowd,' and was • -starring" at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, from whence I hac to go to Aberdeen for si.x nights, closed in Glasgow on Saturday, and had to opdn iti Aberdeen on Monday, Railroads were now more or less all over' Scotland, but through some prejudice, derived from the Dar.t Ages, there was still no communication between Glasgow and Edinburgh on Sunday. Sorely exercised in my mind as to how I was to get through in time to open at Aberdeen, I strolled down Argyle street on Saturday morning toward the railway station, when I perceived in the crowd in the op posite direction, and o'cr-topping every one around, a stately, white- beardod man, with tho head and front of Jove himself." Although I had neVor seen him since the night in Paisley I could not bo mistaken—it was "Lang Willie." For years I had pondered on tho nobility, tho beauty, tho self-sacrifice of that manly nature—the misfortunes of his unhappy friend. I knew tho prolonged struggles they had encountered with poverty, and I was really delighted at tho thought that the prosperity of the poor lad whom ho had helped in adversity micht enable mo now, perhaps, to befriend him, so I made my way toward Mr. Jamie-son and. sans ceremonio. reminded him of the circumstances of our slight acquaintance five years back. -•Good heavens," he said, "you don't mean to say you are that slip of a lad who was with old Pike in Paisley five years ago? Well, I should never have thought it." Then ho told me ho had been to the theatre, had seen my Hamlet, and he said somo civil things about it. It was getting nigh dinner-time and I persuaded him to come to the hotel and dine with mo. After dinner tho conversation turned on my journey to Aberdeen, and tho di.ticulty I anticipated in getting through to Kdin- burg. To my astonishment and delight ho said: "Well, this meeting is as fortunate as it is pleasant. Not an hour before I met you I received tho welcome news that tho final decision in the case of Jamioson vs. M'Allister and others nad been given in our favor, i am only awaiting a telegram to enable mo to start for Aberdeen and take possession of the estate at once. I'll toll you what I'll do. I'll call for you here at twelve o'clock to-nighb with a coach and pair, and we'll drive •Oh. God; 1 could bo bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a icing of infinite space, where it not that I have had dreams." Then ho continued, "I fenr you will think mo rather eccentric, and so i am; but I was not always thus, was 1 PikoP I was—w hat was I? I'm sure I forget Well, and how is Madame la Pike, and the young 1 fishes? And tho stock debt. And do we still delight tho lieges with Sir Edward Mortimer, and Pizzuro. and tho Baillio, and Cabel BladersLono? And yot glorious as of yore on tho mountain dew. fresh from Glenlivat?" Then in an altered tone, and with a touch of sadness in his voice, -Of all things else avoid that, young gentleman. Remember, •There's death in the pot' Only begin with that, and 'l-'acilis des- census Averni.' All tho rest is easy; slap, bang, down you go through tho primrose path till you get to tho abyss at the bottom." At this momont Pike cut in with ••Wo saw Lang Willie last night at Paisley." "Did you," responded tho other; "then you saw one for whom •- -Nature might stand up And say to all the world—"This was a man!' " After a moment's pauso he began to hum "Annio Laurio" half aloud and half to himself. At last Pike whispered him. then ho changed aUoft'oiher, arid said: ••You' re a good follow. Piko. What is it the Jiaillio says to Rob Roy? •You're a sort of a kind of honest roguo.' but as to money, 'Keep your trash Baillio; keep your trash. 1 See, although wo have got to our last Roberto, yot,'' and he sent a bright new shilling spinning in tho air and Hiught it deftly—"what is it Cloo- /wtra's mailed Bacchus says? "Yet have we a brain that nourishes our nerves,' not by and by, and ho could have had much brains to spare when he made suoji an ass of himself for the sake of that promiscuously amorous and decidedly dissolute old gypsy. Good-by. good-by; good luck to you at Kilmarnock. May your shadow never grow less; may your stock debt never increase; may you never share loss than half a crown a night, and candles to boot Ta ta. •We pray heaven to have you in its holy keeping!" And so, throwing bin head aloft, he walked rapidly down the hill, singing as he passed out of sight tbe song of Autolycus: "Jog on, Jog on, the footpath way, And merrily hont the stile a— • A marry heart goes all the way; Your sud one tires in a m'le a." That was how I made Curly's acquaintance; aud, indeed, that was tbe lirst und last and only time I ever Haw Donald Campbell until—but I must not anticipate. With reference to tho rest of our journey— •• As in a thfiiti-o, ths eye of m«.u, After a voll-^raced actor loaves the stage, Are idly boot ou him that enters next, hi* prattle to be tedious." w Quld. tho rqader regard our j to Edinburgh together and catch tho express for Aberdeen in tho morning." At twelve o'clock he came, according to promise. We caught tho mail at Edinburgh and arrived'at Aberdeen at about twelve 1 on Sunday night. Although wo woro fatigued tho journey was a pleasant ono for me. Before we parted for the night Mr. Jamieson said, "Of course you know my poor friend's sad history. Tomorrow is tho. anniversary of tho great misfortune of his life, Every year he regularly disappears at this time for a month or uioro and as year succeeds year he soems moro broken do.wn, and I'm getting 1 very anxious about him. For two years 1 have been out of an engagement, und we have had very hard times, but now that brighter days are in store, poor fellow, it would be hard if he could not share this good fortune, and I hopo I am not saltish when I say it would bo hard for mo, too, to be left alone in my old ago, without si friond." 1 was up oarly. having a ten o' clock rehearsal. As 1 hnd only my scenes to run through in "Tho i.ady ot Lyons, " and as both Pauline aud th« widow had played their parts with me Doforo, 1 had finished by. 1^ o'clock, when Jamieson called for E.O to accompany him to tho houso of hits co-oxccutor. Dr. Miller. Tho two old friends mot with effusive congratulations as to tho final result of the protracted lawsuit. It was quite touching to see tho tearful delight of J'cannie M'Pherson at the sight of Willie, but moro touching still it was to see the welcome accorded him by tho doctor's only daughter, a lovely, fair-bairerl girl of e.ghteon. I thought then, and I think still, that Mags'i'3 Miller is altogether tho moot charming, guileless and beautiful creature I have over soon in my life. Accident—sheer accident had led me to my fato. If I hadn't gone to Paisley with Piko I shouldn't have known Willie Jamieson—perhaps I should have known nothing about Curly, most certainly I should have never known Maggie Miller, Ah, my darling! I lovod you frora that moment, aud—but 1 am becoming personal—and tho interest of this story centres in its unfortunate hero, not upon a mere fly on the wheel. Presently Willie inquired of the doctor if he had seen Curly, for he was due that very day. For years he had nover failed to present himself at Breadalbane Terrace by noon on this sari anniversary. We waited until about 2 o'clock, then everybody got anxious. Although it was in the ••merrio mouth of May"—by one of those strange freaks of the •-clerk of the weather," by no means unusual in Scotland—snow had fallen heavily overnight Jamieson feared that his poor Iriend might have been overtaken by the snow storm. At last he could endure the suspense no longer. BQ he proposed; t,o go out and see if they could, obtain any news. Tbo doctor told Witiggie to slip ou her v clbak and accompany ufl. As #68 leaving the house .(earihie cams into the hall, equipped for walking and'said: ••Doctor, lot me gang, too, and shdw you tho way. I ken-' Whero to find 'the puir laddie. 1 "I'-ken woel eriueh—I sriw iiim' thVico yestreefi." ••Saw whom?" said the doctor; "Why. did ye no toll us, then, ye daft, old gowk?" .'.-Because I hoped my dream Would na. : hold; : bu'l it'll ;!b6' : 'ip-wor true, I'm' ' 'gey ^surd; but—.the e — step' otttv ; ftna se'e for yourselves." So saying, she stepped rapidly before us. The doctor and Willie walked! side by side, talking to each other in. anxious undertones and my—I mean Miss Miller and 1 brought up the rear. It was a lovely day; tho sun shone brightly, melting the 'snow on the tree-tops, Which stood' forth-green and bright the* glowing beauties of the chestnut blossoms ; Con Wasting- vividly with the green leaves and the. sparkling white of the crisply frozen snow which lay upon the ground, and which as yet defied the sun. The= birds wero singing, a hare and a half 'dozen rabbits crossed the road before us, and, turning round, confronted us fearlessly. A squirrel gam- bolled about in a tree over our heads; thon we heard r a squeaking noise, and the coneys'sctirrie'dvaway, just in, time, to escape j,a hideous beast of a weasel which slid across tho road and rapidly wiggled through the covert in full pursuit At length we had reached a little- mountain chapel- on -tho hillside. Jeannio led the way through tho gate; wo followed her rapidly. As we turned the corner to tho left a man lay at full length amidst the snow upon the p-ravo where Flora M'Allister lay sleeping. Ho was sleeping, too. His right, arm was twined round tho slender ross at the head of the grave, his- lands were clasped together, and. nis head lay in profile resting on his shoulder. His face was fair and beautiful as in his youth; his silvery urls glittered in tho sunshine and 'ormcd an argentine beauty around lis white brow; his e/es wero closed; i smile was on his lips. He had reached tho end of the ourney, where she was waiting for lira. So, best For him no more rouble now—no more weariness—no- more lamentations—only rest THE END. THE SINISTER-FACED MAN., lo Dt-clliictl t.o Contribute to Any Negligence in the Case. It was just after tho first sickening- crush of the collision, and tho air was. filled with Shrieks and groans, mingled with the hiss of escaping steam. The dark, sinister man with a. raooth face, lay motionless where th& hock had thrown him. Around him voro scattered broken timbers and wistecl iron rods, but by a sceminy- miraclo tho debris had not fallen upon him and his limbs weie freo. ••He's dead." sadly whispered the 'escuor who saw him first. Tho lips of tho dark, sinister man moved. •Not by a jugful," ho observed, nidibly. The rescuor hastened forward. "Are you hurt?" ho anxiously in- luirod. ••Nopo." Tho dark man was positive. "Not a scratch, " ho declared. Tho rescuor was unable to repress in exclamation of surprise. •I ain't hurt a bit," reiterated the ark man. ••Well, why don't you got out of ho wreck?' 1 Tho sinister man gazed at the winkling stars above him. "I just about know my business," 10 calmly replied. "I vo noen in ollisions before. I'll stay right here vhorothey threw me until I'm moved. L'hen perhaps—" A faint smile played »bout his lips. "Tho company can't work tho con- ributory negligenco racket on me vhen I sue for. damages. Oh, no. I lon't object to your carrying me i way if you like, but I call you to vitness that 1 take no active part in he process mysolf. I know my busi- iess." And tho man with the sinister face aughed a hard, metallic laugh. WHERE TEETH COME FROM. Sot ArHIU:i:<l Onus, l$ut tho \VliUi>,.Souml Ntil-CiMr.kei-s ill'Our Youth. An eminent dentist is authority for the following: It would take too long 1 to describe tho formation of tho'teeth, but it may interest you to know that tho onamelis derived in tho (irst place* from the epithelium, or scarf skin, and is, m fact modified skin, while tho dentine, of which the bulk of the tooth is composed, is derived from the raucous layer below the epithelium. Lime salts are slowly doposhed, and the tooth pulp, or • nerve," is the lust remains of what was once a pulpy mass of tho shape of the future tooth, and even the tooth pulp in the old people sometimes gets quite obliterated hy calcareous deposits. The thirty-two permanent teeth are preced- ed'by twenty temporary deciduous or milk teeth. These are fully erupted at about 2.j years old. aud at about 6 years of age a wonderful process of absorption sots in, by which the roots of the teeth are removed to make room for the advancing permanent ones. The crowns of the former, haying no support become loose and fall away. Ono would naturally suppose that the advancing permanent tooth was a powerful factor in the absorption of its temporary predecessor, but we have many lacts to prove it has no influence whatever; indeed tho inter-; esting phenomena of the eruption and succession of the teeth are very little understood. 1 may remark in passing that a child of 6 who has just lost any temporary teeth has in its jaws, either erupt or non-erupt no" less than lifiy-two teeth more or Philadelphia Times, ,

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