Denton Journal from Denton, Maryland on February 19, 1898 · Page 1
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t L Guilfoi-J 5 97 JSIsL f^.fe^^ 1845. A Family Newspaper .--Devoted to Local and General Intelligence, Agriculture and Advertising.--Independent on all Subjects.--Subscription. One Dollar per Annum, in Advance. 1898. 52, S.A.TTJIE^ID-A.IZ" 1Q. 1B9S. 3STO. 18, Desiiinj; to dcnl in HARDWAKE exclusively in the future, we beg'" today closing out at cost for the spot wish, our G E N E R A L MERCHANDISE DEPARTMENT. We need the two buildings entirely for our H A R D W A R E BUSINESS, as we wish to establish a first-class one. \Ve luive n big line of Dry Goads, till new and desirable, viz: Muslins, Calho, Flannels, Tick Gingham. Tiblo Linen, Dress Good?. Lndies Vests, H.ise, Corsets, Ac; Men's Undershirt-, Drawers, Hose, Siis-pcndcrs, Collars, Neckties, Gloves, and articles too numerous to mention. Wo call especial attention to »ir STOCK OF SHOES for Gents, Ladies and Children, including a brand new line of Allmitt Jfoody's Fine Shoes for Ladies, Misses and Babies. "We have » big lot of Also Chin.i, i STTITS. in sizes 35, 30. and 37, and \\e sell them nt less than COST. Glass, Tin and Enamel Ware. Come and see us and help us to establish a lirst-cla-s HARDWARE STORE IN DENTON-, we have a good one now, but will have « bettor one in the spring. We li lye a fine ::ssortmont of H E A T I N G and COOK STOVES. In cook stoves wi sell Bibb's, Sheppavd's and Liebrnndt, McDowell Co.'s goods, and aro e x - clusive agents for these mnnufiicturcrs in Dunton. We w i l l sell you a No. 8 Cook Stove as low as SI0.50; and Heaters HB low as §i.2. For first-class goods, we will not be undersold by anyone. Stewart Brothers, dce2-3m. DENTOtf, M A R Y L A N D . TUNIS' MILLS, TALBOT COUNTY, MD,, -MANUFACTURERS AND DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF- Lumber and Building Material. Shipments made direct by vessel to all points on navigable water, to inland points by rail. Save Money by Purchasing Direct from Manufacturers, North, Carolina Fine, Our Specialty! WE DEFY COMPETITION IH CYPRESS SHINGLES. Saw Mill Daily Capacity, 20,000 feet. Plaining Mill Daily Capacity, 40,000 feet. STATE AGENTS FOR HI fcj^Correspondence solicited. Orders promptly filled. J/B. K. EMORY iP CO. (KMOBY. KEAVITT.) -- GENERAI -COMMISSION MERCHANTS, LIGHT STHEET, 3Ba.ltim.ore, For Sale, House and lot in Donton, occupied nt present by Mr. U. H. Wbitby. Has recently been painted and put iu good order. Will be sold at low priue !br casli, or on terms to accommodate purchaser. Apply to T. PLINY FISHER, Dcnton, lid. Or - W. E. DTJNNOCK, 1620 Druid Hill Ave.. Baltimore, Mil. QUEEN ANNE'S RAILROAD CO, Eastward. [BALTO. FERRY) Westward. ' Leav. , P.M. 300 'Arrv. P.M. 530 Leave. A. M. 545 Arrive A. M. 815 BALTIMORE TO QUEENST'If. Arrive A. M. 1050 Leave. A. M. 820 Arrv. P.M. 9 00 Leav. P.M. 680 Railroad Division. Leav P.M. 650 f 6 6 6 f 603 r e i o 620 f G 2 2 627 f 6 3 0 637 -,647 ,655 f 6 5 9 f 7 W 711 f 7 2 0 f 7 2 3 f 7 2 7 7 36 £ 7 4 4 750 f 7 58 801 f805 . 810 P.M. Leave. A. M. 850 f 8 5 8 f 9 0 7 · 9 16 928 931 937 £ 9 4 1 950 1002 1012 f l O 17 flO 23 1033 f!044 f 10 48 f-1054 11 15 f 1124 11 30 f 11 38 1141 f l ! 4 5 1150 A. M. STATIONS. Queenstown Bloomingdale Wye Mills Willoughby Queen Anne Hillsboro. Downes Tuckahoe. Denton ' ·Hobbs Hickmnn Adamsville Blanchard Greenwood Owens Banning Deputv Ellcndn'le Wolfe Milton Whitesboro, Drawbridge. Burton, Lewes. Arrive A. "M. 815 f 8 10 f 8 0 4 T 7 5 8 750 f 7 4 8 7 4 4 f 7 4 2 735 726 7 17 f 7 13 f 7 0 8 7 00 f 6 5 2 f 6 4 8 f G 4 4 638 f 626 6 20 f G 12 CO! f 6 05 600 A. M. Arrv. P.M. 515 f 6 0 7 458 451 439 4 36 430 f 4 2 7 418 406 355 f 3 4 9 f 3 4 3 3 33 f 3 2 1 f 3 1 7 f 3 12 305 f 2 6 2 245 C 2 3 7 234 f 2 3 0 225 P.M. Chester River Steamboat Gomp'y Fall and Winter Schedule. Boginning November 1st, 1897. the steamer K m m a A. Ford, will leave Chestertown at 8 a. m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, stopping ,nt Rolph's, Bjoker's, Quaker Neck, Uogle's, Quconstown nnd Kent Island. Lcavo Baltimore 10.30 n. m., Tuesday, Thursday nnd Saturday for same landings. Stcnmur Gratitude will leave Centreville 8 a. m , Tuesday, Thursday and Satuiday, stopping tit the landings on Corsica river, Jackson's Creek and Rock Hall. Leave Baltimore 10.30 a. m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday for tho same landings. ·©"opecial trip to Rock Hall and return on Saturday's only. Leave Baltimore 3 p. m , Leave Rock 5.15 p. m. Guo. WABKIBI.D, President, J. E. TAYLOR, General Agent. DELAWARE AND CHESAPEAKE ' NOBTH. Mail. Pas. A . M . P . M . 6 45 1 40 C 55 1 50 708 207 718 217 7 24 2 24 7 31 2 33 7 42 2 43 752 254 8 03 3 04 810 311 817 318 8 23 3 24 8 26 3 27 836 337 845 346 A. M. P. M. Oxford, Trappe, Easton, Chapel, Cordova, SOUTH. Mail. Pas. A. II. F. If. 11 63 .747 11 42 7 37 11 24 7 20 11 12 7 08 1104 702 Queen Anne, 10 64 6 55 Ridgoly, 10 44 6 46 Greensboro 10 34 6 36 Goldsboro, 10 24 6 26 Henderson, 1016 619 Marydel, 1008 612 Slaughters, 10 00 6 06 Hartley, 957 604 Ken tor,, 9 4 8 556 Clayton 9 38 6 47 A. M. P. M. Connect at Clayton with Del?.ware Division of P. W. B. R. R. H. F. KENNEY, General Sup'l. J. B. HUTCHIVSON, General Manager. R. L. HOLLIDAY, Superintendent. -' CONNECTIONS. Connects at Queen Anne with the Delaware Chesapeake Railway from Easton and Oxford, at 7.60 a. m , for Queenstown and Baltimore. Connects at Greenwood with Delaware Division of the Philadelphia. Wilmington Baltimore Railroad fur Seaford, Delmar, balisbury, and points south, at 10.33 a, m., and from tho same points, at 3.33 p. m., for Denton, Queenstwon and Baltimore. Connects ftt Ellendale with' the Dela- ·ware, Maryland Virginia Railroad, at 11.00 a. m., for Georgetown, Lewas, RR- boboth Beach and Ocean City, and from those points, at ».05 p. m., for breenwood, Denton, Queenstown nnd Baltimore. I. W. TROXBL, . C. C. WALLEK, · Gen. Manager. Gen. Fr't Pass. Agt. Should send at once for Special Premium List. Just issued. Watches, Printing Presses. Air Bifles, and many valuable articles are to bo given away. N. Y. Ledger, Ledger Building, N. Y. For Rent. Good house to rent, on Lowe street, .Denton, very cheap. Apply to . LEWIS WEST. Wanted} ,.16 lady operators, at once . - ' DENTON SHIKT CO. Frrpers Increase Tour Income By Doubling Your Crops "Without Increasing Labor of Cultivation. ^ KlonliH«T A Uttenl Application of BAINBRIDGE LAND LIME or Your Corn Grour)4. Its effect on the soil Is most remarkable and satisfactory. Geologists declare that the Bainbridee Limestone are the 'purest Carbonate of Lime ever discovered. 100 farmers saved from the sheriff lost year by using Bainbriilge Land Lime. Remember building lime is not suitable for laud. We burn nothing but land lime at our Bainbridge Works. For prices, address our General Sales Agents for Caroline, GREEN £ KKDDEN, - DENTON, MD. THUS A. SMITH. - RIDOKLY, MD. T C 'HA«KETT, - QUEEN ANNE, MD. WRIGHTSV1LL.E I,IMK O., WRIGIITSVILLE, PA. Horse and Carriage For *ale, at Mr. Charles Howard's. "Wil be «old separately if desired. A. VONDBBSMITH, Baltimore, Chesapeake Atlantic RAILWAY COMPANY. BALTIMORE, TEIBD HAVEN AND QEEAT CHOPTANE RITES SCUTE. Oo"5 InnrnH Carpet, 29c. por yxrcl. IIca» y hi u«scls Cmpet, ·*»·· per yaid. lort!ieaski'!ir, we mail oti, fiTU of nil chnr^es, cm- new (JoloiuJ C.irpo-. Ctfaloriio, which E'IOWS all gioJa In HlhO'-riiph c-jloi-j. You cnn miiko your solcotioi-i U) W..II C3 If y...i wi-ro bcie at the in ' ' ·"-- · '" *"· """ Ir-vi-jnpn nlcil i!o!rua I I-in'nlt TI. Urspprlcs. J:o d rig, Pfovos, etc., wLloh wu liiiul 11 co cl" till ciui f, r O-. Julias Iline-s Son, BALTI.raO.7E, MD. Plcaso me,1110:1 tills paper. Wheeler Transportation Line DAILY STEAMERS FOR Great Cfaoptank, Trappe and Tuckahoe Rivers. On nnd after Jnnimrr 1st, 1897, stenm- ers will leave Pier 5 Light Street AVharf dnily except Sundays nt 7 p. in., for Ox- 'ord, Trappe, Cambridge, Chnnunllor's, Secretary, Clark's, UhToptank, Lloyd's, Dover Bridge, Kingston, McUiirty's, Gnn- ey's, Todd's. DowneV, Towers', Wllliston, Tuekalioe Bridge, Reese's, Coward's, Covey's, Hillsbnro nnd Queen Anno. Arriving at Oxford the following morn- ng in time for connection with the Delaware Chesapeake K. R., and at Cambridge with the Cambridge R. R. Returning will leuvo Hillsboro, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday: 1 and Fridays at 10 a. m.; Covey's 10.30; Howard's 11; Williston 1 p. m.; Giiney's 1.30; McCartv'B 2; Kingston 2.15; Dover Bridge 2.30;'Medford's (Clioptanfc) -J; Clark's 4.15; Cambridge 7; Trappo 8.30 and Oxford 10, stopping at intermediate andings, arriving in Baltimore early the 'ollowing mornings. Steamer leaves Hillslioro Sundays at 0 . m.; Coward's, 7 a. m.; Williston, 8 a. n.; Medrord's(CliopUmk) 10.30». m.;Cam- iridge 12.30; Trappo 1.45 p. m.; Oxford 3 p. m., arriving in Baltimore at 8.30 p. m. Sundays. Freight received until 6 p. m. daily for all landings. E. E. WHEELER, Agent, Pier 6 Light St.. Baltimore. B B. COHKK. A'_ r ont at Williston. The magnificentside-wheeliron steamers Avolon nnd Joppa will leave daily Iturnately except Saturday, ns follows: E. N. Market, 3.30 Oyster Shell Point, Cambridge, 6 p m. Kivby's, Oxford, Uellevuc, Double Mills, Enston;930 p. m. Oxford, 10.30 p. m. Tilghmiin's Island. [enton, 12 m. jyford's, WillistOTr, Cwo John's, L'urkcy Creok.i Kingston, povor Bridge, log Island, Windy Hill, Jhoptank, Wright's, Arriving in Baltimore at about 5 o'clock next morning. Returning, tho steamers will leave Bal- .imore from Pi«r 4 Light St. ~\V harf, nt 7 o'clock p. m., daily, except Sunday, for till joints named, nnd nrrivingiat Eastonabout t.OO ft. m.; Oxford, 3.45 a. in.; Cambridge, (i.OO a. m.; East New Market, 7.00 a. m.. nnd Denton at 11 o'clock a. m. Connections at Enstoii, Oxford and'Cam- tridge with railroads for nil points. Freight taken at low rates and carefully inndled. Grain bags furnished and grain delivered nt elevators. For further information apply to W THOMSON T. MURDOCH, Gen'l Man. Agent, J. SAWYER WILSON, JR., Freight Agent, 241 South Street, 302 Light St Baltimore, Maryland. Z. T. HUTCHINSON. Ap-ont at Denton. TheSteamer Greensboro (CAPT. D. S. BKOCKWIT, MAHTKR,) Will ply between GKEENSBOROUGH and BALTIMORE Weekly,touching stall landings botwcon Greensbor- ough and Denton. On and after July 4, steamer will leave for Baltimore every Monday FREIGHTS MODERATE, CAPACITY AMPLE The patronage of our merchants and fanners solicited that this line may be made a success. Full information by inquiring of GEORGE F. DILL, AOKNT, D.S BROCK W AY. MASTMR, Greensborough, Md. Or HARRY A. ROE, AOKNT, Denton, Md. ·Large granaries always ready to receive grain. REED'S TO GET BARGAIN? f« HARNESS! PLACE If in need oi anything in my line it will bo to your advantage to examine what I have to show before purchasing elsewhere. My stock includes Dusters, Sheets, Ply Nets, EftrTips, Whips, Harness as low as %1, Hand-madn Harness to order, Collars, Bridles, Axle and Harness Oil, Whip Sockets, Pads of all kinds. repaired and cleaned at W. B. REED. , lid. short notice. RED HAIR. !There's a thousand kinds of rudtlj Imlr Without numbering any Icind twice. But whim It la worn by n girl that is fair Every kind is nice. There's hair that \s kinnvn as Titian red, With its rich and incllou gleam, That (.its liko n crown on n quo-only hcnd Or a hnlo hocn in n drcnin, And the kind that is blown with n carmino tone, Aa if the ami in his flight Bad mingled its tint with n gleam of his own Ei u ho left tho world to night. There la red hnlr heavy with glowing Weight Or fine as a spider's thread, Short nnd curly or long nnd straight, But they're benutiful nil--if red. There is hnlr hko tnfTy nnd hair like gold, Like carrots or strawberry ice, But tho principal fnct hits already been told-That every kind is nicu. --J. li. Heaton in "Quilting Eco." A CRIMSON VICTORY. Mr. Forrester had not found his drive from the city out to Soldiers' field as agreeable as ho had expected. Kathleen Dner, smiling upon him in preference to any one of the crowd of young men, so called the "gang"--when Mr. Forrester was in college less vulgar phrases had been used--accepting bifc invitation to the game, promising to wear \\\* colors, had been charming to bo- hold; Kathleen Duer, unsmiling and taciturn, keeping her promise indeed, wearing tho blue, but ^ u a n u g it most ungraciously, was altogether a different person. Mr. Forrcsler did not liko college boys. They wero so disgracefully young and so little ashamed ot it They had KO much more hair on their heads, eo much less on their faces, than he could boaut of. They were so exuberant, so inexcusably cheerful, they had HO little money, and yet seemed quite unconscious of the vast tupariority of his wealth. It had been one of the many charnis of Miss Duel 1 that she had beon appreciative of his claims to eoiisidciation; never was fhe more attentive and delightful than in the presence of those young cubs. There was one young GranJ, whoso mere appearance at the door always seemed to make her especially interested in Mr. Forrester's good slories which he related so often,and so well At such times he felt he had never delighted a more absorbed listener. But today Miss Duer gave scant attention to his anecdotes; yawned a little when he quoted poetry; was indifferent to tli? details of liie garnet) of his youth. She looked out of the window when he dropped bis voice, and asked if he would mind sitting opposite instead of beside her; she did not want to crush her skirt. Mr. Forrester had r.ot known that tailor i. v iade skirts were crusha blc. Ho had p.tudicd tlio girl carefully all summer and all fall, anil the outcome- of his study was a certain blue velvet cafe iu hit- waistcoat pockot lit that moment, containing a ring with a diamond in it big enough to block thu horizon of any girl. He would not speak yet. It would be tantalizing to have her so near and yet so f;ir during tho game, but driving back t r i u m p h a n t l y , hia colors victorious on the Kohl, he wotihl say the important words sitting by her side. Then the skirt, the great occasion being over, might be crush ed with i m p u n i t y . Of course, it was just as svcll to hava it "fit" now. Mr. Forrester was an authority on wo'iian's clothe.* and liked everything correct uliout the girl ha honored w i t h his attentions. There v.':is almost :i thrill under Iris waistcoat as hu lijnkod at Kathleen anil realize:! how near ho wa3 to sober rap turo. But Kathleen Duer's calm exterior covered a perfect volcano Two weeks ago, on the night whon Donald Grant had been so particularly and objectionably a "sheep," had first glowered over in the corner nnd then been unnecessarily attentive to her pretty cousin Sarah, it had seemed a simple matter to Hay that she would go to the game with Mr. Forrester. Spurred on by the indignant glance she h,ul encountered, she had gone still further, had promised to wear the Yalo colors-this, however, in a tone not to bo overheard. Two minutes later she would have given her pretty head to bo released from her agreement, but she could not. She had had such a miserable time since! Her cousins had been kind to her, but the had felt I bat they and "all the rest," which generally meant "gang," had been kind with' a pitying tolerance that was simply maddening. The crowning enormity had been known to them only two days--since the Yale violets began to arrive, and since then the "gang" had never been mentioned in her presence. Coming into the room upon n perfect babel of voices, her advent had been the sig- jal for sudden silence. The "gsing," all except Rex, who was t'oo kindly of heart to crush her completely, had gone back from the familiar "Kit" to "Miss Dner"--she was no longer of them, she was a stranger, almost an outcast, perhaps a traitor in the camp. Thn TWO fat horses trotted «pl»nr ly on. If there was anything Kathleen hated it was sober, well behaved, fat, middle aged horses--and their owners! Past the laden cars they trotted, cars laden with eager, excited girls and students of today, and almost as eager and excited students of one and two generations away--all wearing the crimson, all hopeful, hilarious, convivial, the very crowd adding to the $est of the occasion. Kathleen ground her teeth us she looked clown at tho bine gloves, felt the choking of the blue i tie, 'was oppressed by the blue rug, stifled by the perfume of tho blue violets. Tho two blue silk Hags on the seat before her, with their staring and ] obtrusive white Y's, tempted her each moment to pitch them out of the window, and she would have yielded to the temptation had it not been for the sudden view through that same window of a smooth, light brown head, whoso owner was hanging on to the platform of a passing car apparently by his teoth. He had been in town; then he was probably taking that horrid Miller girl to the game! For five minutes Miss Duer was so smiling and gracious that Mr. Forrester actually slipped his lingers into his waistcoat pocket, deciding that delay was dangerous ; then sherelapsed intogloom, and the lingers slipped out again. It was 1 :JO o'clock when they reached tho field and pushed their way through the crowd to tho Yale side. The two long lines of seats were already filled, the ends crowded. In the midst of a solid mass of blue Kathleen saw two vacant places, and, being assisted up to them, felt her humiliation complete. Some puctty "blue" girls looked at her with curiosity. The men with them, whom she had met at Poughkeepsio lust summer when she had been crimson from head to heel, lifted their hats, smiling, as she indignantly folt, triumphantly, as Mr. Forrester, with an air of proprietorship that was galling, put her into her seat, tucked the blue robe over her knees and settled himself comfortably at her side, tho bluo flags marly for action. In her misery she tried to bluff. After all, what was Harvard to her? Her father was a Baltimorean, educated abroad, hor brothers Johns Hopkins men. Wh3 r should she feel herself a traitor because she was watching the Yale-Harvard game from Yale seats, the guest of a Yalo man, a bluo flag in her hand? Plausible, but useless!' She loved Boston as well as if she had been born in her mother's old home on Beacon Hill; Harvard was the only college in the world for the daughter of a \Yolcott, the granddaughter of a \Vinthrop. She was a traitor, and sho knew it. Tho mass of crim 1 son hoL'ore her seemed to take form nnd distinctness, and to her excited imagination tho 1'nces of all her friends, notably the "gang,"stood out, reproachfully and critically gazing at her. Suddenly came a quick yell, swelling and deepening--the Yale cheer-and when it was ended--loud and generous applause from all sides and colors; then a deafening shout from everywhere, as the Yale team camo in at one end of the field, and, immediately following, from the opposite corner, through the seats from below, the team dear to the hearts of all Boston, all New England, the Harvard eleven! The blue of an instant before was eclipsed now by the flash of crimson, and as tho "Rah, 'rah, 'rah, Har-vardl" rent tho air, Kathleen Dner started up, then dropped back in her seat, shamefaced and abashed, tho blue (lag falling from her ndrveless fingers. As it has been since the memory of man, Yale won the toss and took the wind. Time after time Harvard's backs carried the ball up the field, only to lose it and have it kicked back. Kathleen sat breathless. Dividing her attention between the field and the patronizing assurances at her side that all was going well "for us," she ignored her neighbors on the other side. It was not until rhat happening of tho unexpected, that brilliant punt against the wind, when a red Hag sprang defiantly into being beside her, that she recognized in tho cheering voice the one that had initiated her into the mysteries of football and taught her how to cheer for Harvard. "You! On the Yalo side!" she unclaimed, and he answered. "Yes, Miss Duer, but wearing the right colors." They had not exchanged another word, but she had taken time to glanco carelessly around him and note that beyond was nothing but mou. It was when the ball was at Yale's J5 yard lim; and Yale putting up her gallant defense t h a t Kathleen Duer i'olt a hand on her arm and shaking it off indignantly hhe turned to see Mr. Forrester holding a handkerchief to his lace. "If you don't mind coming out." he wan haymg incoherently, behind its folds. 'Tm very soiry. but I'm nfrnid we 150." "Ho! Are you sink's" "li's nnlv mv iH):,c--I'm su Input to t h e m -- I ' m very sorry, but perhaps we can come back." His voice was growing more indistinct, and ho was trying to move away. "What's tho matter with your nosoi No, certainly, I'm not going. I'll stay nnd"-- "May I lako charge of Miss Duer for you, Mr. Forrester{" said her neighbor, leaning forward, adding with the acuteness of a born lawyer: "It would make you rather conspicuous to have her go out, wouldn't it? And you'll be back in a minute." I Mr. Forrester hesitated. It was hard on the girl to Icavo her with, of all peoplo in the world, that inane young idiot Grant. But a hasty retreat was nccesmry Tho boy was civil enough, and it would be uu bearable to bo stared at while he pushed through the crowd at such a moment. Ho nodded and vanished. Then two pairs of young eyes met, full of defiance, challenged each other, wavered and fell. The shout rose again, swelling into an absolute roar. Tho ball was at Yale's four yard line! Kathleen's flag unfurled itself like lightning, but it was as quickly snatched from her hand and in its place was Donald's own. Then, had there beon any one at leisure to look at her, might have been been a blue bedecked girl standing on the seat, steadying herself with one hand on Donald Grant's shoulder, waving a crimson flag like mad, and shouting "Harvard I" with all the force and music of her fresh young voice. · · * * » * * "I feel as if I had done it all," sho almost sobbed, turning to Donald with tears iu her eyes as well as her voice. Her blue Hag was nowhere to bo seen, the gloves wore rolled into a hard little ball, tho poor in-' nocent violets trodden under foot, her hand was on his arm, his eyes looking down into hers. "You darling!" he whispered, as they struggled through the crowd, making it his excupe for clasping the little bare, cold hand, and feeling as if thny were all alone in the world instead of being in the midst of 24,000 disgusted people going home in the blank disappointment of a tied game. By tho time Miss Duer and her escort had reached the gate they had forgotten that they had ever had other companions than at the present moment. Mr. 'Forrester, making vain efforts to reach the seat where he had every reason to suppose his fair charge was awaiting him, and Donald's uncle and cousin, with whom ho was to dine, had aliko ceased to exist. It was dark when they boarded a blissfully crowded car. There are unlimited opportunities for confidential conversation when packed like sardines in an overloaded electric. Kathleen cannot yet understand how it all came about. There were broken words, a good deal about un- worthiuegs, a little about poverty, some more--but now from the other side--about unworthiness; then little bursts of ecstasy, interspersed with absolutely unneeded explanations. The coming home took so little time, and it had seemed so far to go! Harvard had not won, and when they remembered to think of that they grieved, but one Harvard man had won, and in all the wide world thero was no room for grief. "Poor old duffer!" Donald said. "I'm sorry for him--I"-- But Kathleen interrupted cheerfully: "That's the very reason you need not be sorry for him, Don. If he were ycning it would be different, but he's so dreadfully old that he must have had lots of love affairs in his life. When a man's almost 40, he can't care much for anything!" Would Mr. Forrester, driving home alone, the blue rug carefully folded on the seat before him--one is apt to be neat at almost 40--the bluo velvet- case unopened in his waistcoat pocket, a single blue flag lying across his knees, have agreed with her! "Aunty," Kathleen cried,bursting open tho door of the drawing room, "may I ask Don to stay to dinner?" "Don!" Mrs. Wolcott repeated bo- wildered. "I thought--where is Mr. Forrester?" "1 -- wo--lost him somewhere, aunty." "Lost him!" exclaimed Mrs. Wolcott. "What has become of your violets, Kathleen?" asked one cousin. "Where in the world is your neck- tic, Kit?" gasped the other. She looked from one to the other, her lips parted, her eyes shining. Then suddenly, without warning, the orinii-on of fair Harvard spread itself over'her cheek, brow and white- throat.--New York Tribune. I An Eusy Answer. "How can 1 get an article in your paper?" asked a correspondent of a western journal. "It all depends on the article you want to get into our paper," replied the editor. "If the article is small in bulk, like a hairbrush or a tea caddy, spread the paper out upon tho floor, and, placing the article in the center, wrap it up by carefully folding the edges over it, and tie with a string. This will keep tho article from slipping out of the paper. If, on the other hand, tho article is an English bathtub or n clotheshorse, yon would bettor r.ot try it at all. "--Harper's Bazar. Tho Old Story. "How are y o u ? " cried the chrysanthemum to the palm at the other eud of the ballroom, after the dance "Pretty low spirited. I heard tonight nt least 70 different declarations of everlasting love." "Seventy-five? Why, how many men were here tonight?" "About 25," answered the palm sadly. And the experienced chrysanthemum understood and whispered something to her leaves.--Fliegendo Blatter. A Cuanco Lost. Coko--So you think that Benson is no lawyer? Littleton--1 know he isn't. Coke--But w h y ? Littleton--Diboard 'camo in and said it was raining Sind asked for an umbrella. Well, sir, Benson did not ask for Dibbard's authorities on the fii'fct point and moved no stay of proceedings in regard to the latter. --Boston Transcript. FIRE DRILLS AT SEA. Are flow thn Crcus of OLUIIII Litters Tr. lined to Figlit a Illaze. The people who make frequent trips across the ocean on board the great liners, while they may become well informed as to the peculiarities of the various vessels, their construction, their points of excellence anil their shortcomings, rarely know much about the fire drill, which is one of the most important daily functions on board of the great floating hotels. The- crews of ocean vessels have always received instructions as to their duties in case of fire or accident of any kind, but the system of instruction iincl the drills have never been so perfect as they are now, because the number of passengers in- trnbtecl to the care of the navigators has never been so large. On the large steamers several men are constantly on duty as watchmen, and their tours of inspection embrace every nook and corner of the craft. On each boat there are stations from which one may communicate with the bridge, but aside from that every man, including the officers, has a certain station at which he must appear in case an alarm is sounded, and when there he has a certain duty to perform. The first officer of the Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, in speaking of the lire drills on board that huge vessel, said Inat the whole crew is called out every day to practice, and that of the 4(50 men not one except the captain or his representative knows sit what hour the drill may take place. Sometimes it is early in tho morning, and again it will take place late at night, and an alarm may bo sounded at the time when the crew is most busy with other duties. The vessel is divided into 1? water tight compartments, and these .ire closed by 43 water tight doors, and as soon as an alarm is given the men know to which of theee doors they must go and close thorn. Each compartment has a large steam pipo from which live steam may he turned on in case of fire as soon as the doors have been closed and the men have gone aloft. An indicator on "the bridge shows the commanding officer which doors have been closed, and in case any of them have been improperly fastened the oversight can be made good iu a few minutes. The signals for this service are given from the bridge by telegraph and telephone. The water tight compartments are not only to prevent the spread of tire, but to guard against disaster if a collision shoxild take place. As a matter of fact, the modern navigator has little fear of fire, but bis dread of fog is as great as it ever was, and what is known as a fire drill might as well be called a fog drill. But tho drills aboard ship do not end with these daily con tests against imaginary disasters. When the vessels come to port, the lifeboat drills are added to the sailors' duties. The Kaiser Wilhelm has 18 lifeboats, and every day, while the ship lies in port, at a time unknown before the alarm is given, the order comes to "clear boats," and within two minutes tho 18 boats swing clear on the davits, ready to lower away. Every man knows to which boat he belongs and his place in the boat. When the inspecting officer makes the rounds, he eess in each boat sailors, stokers, stewards and an officer or ;i petty officer, a mast set and sails made ready for use. The ranking officer becomes the commander of his little crew, and the others look to him for orders. This drill never takes place during a voyage for. fear of alarming the passengers, and even when it takes place in port all commands are given by signal without noise or unnecessary excitement. -- New York Tribune. A Raw Kge- A raw egg is ouo of the most nutritious of foods and may be taken very easily if the yolk is not broken. A little nutmeg grated upon the egg, a few drops of lemon juice added, somo chopped parsely sprinkled over it, or some salt and a dash of cayenne pepper vary the flavor and tend to make it more palatable when not taken as a medicine. The white of a raw egg turned over a burn or scald is most soothing and cooling. It can be applied quickly and will prevent inflammation, besides relieving the stinging pain. One of tho best remedies in case of bowel troubles is a partly beaten raw egg taken at one swallow. It is healing to tho inflamed stomach and intestines and will relieve the feeling of distress. Four eggs taken in this manner in 24 hours will form the best kind of nourishment aa well as medicine for the patient. Independent Criticism. A little girl s-at gazing fixedly at tho new bonnet of cue of her mother's visitors until the caller smilingly asked, "Do you liko it, my denrl" The child innocently replied: "Yes--I do. Mamma and Aunt Milly said it was a perfect fright, but it doesn't frighten me a bit."--London i i THE STEAMBOAT. A Klngcr. She had no bell. At the crosswalk a stalwart policeman awaited her coming. What could she do? As the full measure of her peril dawned upon her she let go of the handle bar and wrung her hands. Then the policeman smiled and cussed on.--Cvclini; Gazette. An Old linKhiccr Spi-nkH H I M 31 tiid Freely on nu Interesting Subject. "Grandpa," said the old engineer's pet and pride as he looked up from his history book, "in what year did Mr. Fulton invent'the steamboat?" "He didn't," responded grandpa, with a snap of his jaws. "This book says he did," protested the youngster. "We can't help, that, my lad, but come over here and let me tell you some real history." The boy obeying by gladly firing his book into a corner and climbing into the old gentleman's lap. The grandfather proceeded: "Away back yonder only about 50 years after Columbus die- covered America--that is to say, in 15-13, when Charles V was king of Spain--a Spanish captain named Elasco de Guerere, put a 200 ton steamboat on the water at Barcelona that made a record for itself in no time. There was an exhibition run before the king and all his court and there wasn't a hitch in 'the whole trial trip. The secret of the propelling power was unknown, but there was a big tank of boiling water and steam on board and there were two wheels visible on the outside of the hull. As I said, she was a success and the king was greatly pleased and wanted his treasurer to buy the whole thing from Captain Guerere and build some government steam vessels, but the treasurer Was away behind the times and poked around until Guerere took the engine out of the hull and let the boat rot in the water. As for himself he died from disappointment, taking his secret to the grave with him. Spain had discovered America and the effort had been too much for her in the progressive line, so she simply laid down on the poor captain, my child, and killed him. "For 100 years after that the steamboat business was as dull as it is on a western river during a drouht, and then, in 1C37, one Solomi jn deCoste came into France from Normandy with an engine that would propel a vessel on the water or a carriage on land, and he showed it to the king, and later to Cardinal Richelieu, who held a mortgage on France, body and soul. This engine of De Coste's was pretty much all that was claimed for it, and was without question quite as successful as its successors;, yet the best Richelieu could do for De Coste was to shut him up in a madhouse for bis persistence, where in good time, I suppose, the poor fellow died. France wasn't any better than Spain in the navigation business, and the steamboat interests languished for another hundred years, when up on the Potomac at Shepherdstovvn, Va., James Ramsey had a steamboat that that highly respected citizen George Washington thought was a good thing and advised him to push it along. Mr. Fitch ran in one about the same time and poor Ramsey had such a hard row to hoe with his invention that at last he gave it up in despair. Two hundred years wasted, my lad, and still no steamboat doing a regular passenger and freight business I The next trial Was made by William Symington on the Forth and Clyde canal in Scotland, with the tug Charlotte Dundas, and nobody said then that steam navigation was a new thing. The Dundas towed for awhile and was laid by because' her wheels washed the banks of tho canal. "This was in 1803, and there was another lapse until 1807, when the . Fulton you mention shoved a little steamboat called the Clermont out on tho' Hudson river and made a trip to Albany in her. He had failed on the Seine and would have done it in America, but he had the money behind him this'time and he got there exactly as Captain Guerere would have done 300 years ahead of him if he had only had the backing. That's history, my child," concluded the old gentleman, "and whenever anybody talks to you about Robert Fulton inventing the steamboat, you tell him what your grandfather tells you. Doj'ouhear?"-- Detroi t Free Press. Tho Gntpe CUT*. A celebrated physician divides fruit into five classes, each possessing a special curative value--the acid, the sweet, the astringent, the oily and the mealy. Cherries, strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, peaches, apples, lemons and oranges belong to the acid fruits and have great merit. Cherries, however, are prohibited to those wlio have neuralgia of the stomach; strawberries and raspberries are recommended to those of bilious temperaments and denied to. those in whom diabetes is suspected. Of the sweet fruits the doctor says plums prevent gout and articu- lar rheumatism. Tho grape is given the very first place. He is an ' enthusiastic advocate of what is j known in Europe aa the grape I cure, which provides that for sev- ! eral days the patient eats nothing ! but grapes, consuming from one to two pounds daily, with a gradual increase to ten pounds. After a few days of this'diet tho appetite improves and an increased capacity to endure fatigue is noticed. The grape cure is especially suited to persons who are anaemic, rheumatic, dyspeptic or consumptive. The seraglio at Constantinople is u group of palaces belonging to the - Eultan. It is a triangle three miles . round and contains more than 100 buildings, some of great splendor. L ^ ^ · ., « _ SPAPFRf NEWSPAPER!

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