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i i r ' fiT f ' iY • FtJBUSHtD KVKRT 8ATURDAT —«T— W. H. BUBDIOK. TERMS: II. 0O Far Tear, Strictly - la Advance. Tftt Best AittrlMng Medium to rmcU th* four north-eaftmi emmUf* OIBc* Bonthweat Comer Lawler and TIMeii SI ADVERTISING RATES: Tn» W. N. BURDICK. Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CREED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDR. TKHMS: $1.50. IF PAID IN AMVANNCE. XIX. POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY (J, 1892. NUMBER 4G. 1 wwk ... t weetrn .. 8 wnek* .. 1 month , * mnntiis, ft month* 4 months. 1 jr<*«r.... 1 m. a In. 4 In. »1 00 It so & 50 1 60 a » »75 3 00 s 00 ft on •1 to S 7.', 0 STi t 00 4 m 9 on 4 00 0 » 11 5.-. 0 50 8 0i) Ifi 00 10 00 13 00 )H 0,1 H rot <M cow'/ col II ool |t 00 ft 75 8 00 7 M in on a as; 13 on 11 '.-s! ir on 10 00, «• 00 ») 00. 82 00 so 00 4ft 00 cm 00 in ou 1ft 1)0 10 00 » no V, on SO 110 80 06 llii.iln.ns ranis nol excitMing fl»e MnM, |ft. gal mlvi'itls.-nu-nts M li'Knl raten Advertisements iiinertetl with no Hp^clflc time n-lll be puiilshot iinl 1 milerel out niif -heiirod for no- cornln^lT. All WIN pnyaul quantity J -iVMKV DAY A SAHBAIU Dr. Talmctge Tnlks to tho Sunday Christian and Wook-Day Slnnor. Tmm Religion will Not Act Mint Win, Itut will Govern One 'a Actions nt All Tlmei ami Umlnr All Clrouinittnnceii. The following dlsionrse l>y Rev. T. DeWltt Tnlmngo applies to u large class of those who imagine, or profess themselves Christians. It is bused ou ' the text: Whether, ttaeroforo, ye ont or drink, or whatsoever jo do. do all to tlio glory of God. —I. Corinthians. x „ el. J When the apostle, In tlii.s text, sots forth the Idea that so common an nc- tlon as the taxing of food and drink is to be conducted to tho glory of Hod he proclaims the importance of religion in the ordinary off aim of our life. In all ages of tho world there lias been n tendency to set apart certiiin (lays, places and occasions for worship, and to think those were the chief realms in which religion was to act. Now, holy days and holy places have their importance. They give opportunity for especial performance of Christian duty, and for regaling of the religious appc- titej but tliey can not tuko tho place of continuous exercise of faith and prayer. In other words, a man can not be much of a Christian on Sunday that he *<o afford to be a wordling all the rest. f the week. If a steamer put out t\ Southampton and go one day in tbi direction and the other six dayi 'n other directions, how long bo- fore 1 ? steamer will get to Southump ton? It will never get there. And though a man may seem to ho voyng lng Heavenward during tho holy Sabbath day, if, during the following six days of the Week, ho is going toward the v/ Id, and toward the flesh, and towa - the devil, he will never ride up into ni peaceful harbor of Heaven. You .m not cat so much nt the .Sab bat) banquet that you ea u n ffurd re- ligi is abstinence the other six days. He 'Ism and princely behavior ou grunt occasions are no apology for lack of right domeanor in circumstances insignificant ard inconspicuous Tho gen ulne Christian life is not spasmodic; does not go by fits and starts. It tolls on through heat and cold, up steep mountains and along dangerous declivi ties, its eye on the everlasting hills crowned with the castles of the blessed I propose, this morning, to plead for a religion for to-day. ' In tho first place we want to bring the religion of Christ intoour conversa' tlon. When a dam breaks and tw > or three villages aro overwhelmed, or an earthquake in South America swallows a whole city, then people begin to talk about the uncertainty of life, and they _ imagine that they aro engaged in posi, tively religious conversation. No. You may talk about these things and have no grace of God at all in your heart. We ought every day to bo talking religion. If there is anything glad about it, anything boautiful about it, anything important about it, we ought to continuously discussing It. I have noticed that mon, just in proportion as their Christian experience is shallow, talk uboi.t luiiorulst, anil grave-yards, and tomb-stones and donl .h-bcds. The real, genuine Christian man laths chiefly about this life, and the great eternity beyond, und not so much about the insignitlcant pass botween these two residences. And yot how few circles there are where the religion of Jesus Christ is welcome. Go hi to a circle, even of Christian people, whore they ore full of joy and hilarity, and talk about Christ or lieu von, and everything is immediately silenced. As on a summer day, when the forests arc full Of life, ohatter, and chirrup, and carol —•> mighty chorus of bird-harmony, every tree-branch an orchestra—if a hawk appear iu tho sky, every voice •tops, and the forests are still; just so I hare seen a lively religious circle •Uenoed on tho appearance of anything like religious conversation. No one had anything to say, save, perhaps, some old patriarch in the corner of the room, who really thinks that something ought to bo said under the circumstances; so he puts one foot over the other, and heaves a long sigh, and says: "Oh, yes; that's so, that's so." My friends, the religion of Jesus Christ is something to talk about with a glad heart. It is brighter than the waters; it ia more cheerful than tho sunshine. Do not go around groaning •bout your religion, when you ought to be singing it or talking it in cheerful tones of voice. How often it is that we flud men whose lives are utterly Inconsistent, who attempt to talk religion, and always make a failure of it! My friends, we must live religion, or we can not talk it. If a man is cranky, and cross, and uncongenial, and hard in his dealings, and then begins to talk about Christ and Heaven, •verybady is repoled by it. Yet I have heard such men say in whining tone: "We are miserable sinnerB-,' "The Lord MOBS you;" "The Lord have mercy on you;" their conversation interlarded with suoh expressions, which mean nothing but canting, and canting la the worst form of hypocrisy. If. we have realy felt the religion - of Christ in our hearts,' lot us talk it, and talk it with an illuminated counte ...nance, remembering that when two Christian people talk God gives especial attention and writes down what they say. Malaohl, ill, 16: "Then they that feared the Lord spake often to one another; and the Lord hearkened and heard it, and a book of , roinem- ' brance was written." Again 1 remark; We must bring the religion of Christ into our employment. "Oh," you say, "that ia very well if a . man handle large sums or money, or if • he have an extensive triiflio; but in my . thread-aiid-needle store, in my trimming establishment, In the humble ' > work in Jlfe that I am called to, the sphere is too small for the action of * Mob grand heavenly -principles." Who told you soy. Do you not know that God . watohes the faded leaf on the brook's! surface us certainly as lie does the path ,, of a blazing sun? And the moss thai • V creep* ijn t,ha side of the rook makes as , ; r muoh impression, upon God's mind as , the waving, top* of Oregon pine and Lebauou " ,Y UA(T ^"lo^d ooBflftfrajWon, When you have ^^ltKhag,ApdQ J ln'l)|jB^howTO- , ^inWe Always there arugged Uenncsarct. If your work is drawing water, then He will help you as when He talked nt the well-curb to the Samaritan woman. If you are engaged in the customhouse, He will lead you as lie led Matthew Bitting at the receipt of customs. A religion that is not good in one place is not worth anything in another place. The man who has only a day's wuges in his pocket as certainly needs tho guidance of rel.glon as he who rattles the keys of a bank and could abscond with a hundred thousand hard dollars. Thoro aro those prominent in the ehurohes who seem to be, on public occasions, very devout, who do not put the principles of Christ's religion into practice. They ore the most inexorable of creditors. They ure the most grasping of dealers. They are known as sharpers on tho street. They ilrree every sheep they can catch. A country merchant comes in to buy spring or fall goods, and he gets into tho store of one of these professed Christian mon who have really no grace in their hearts, and he is completely swindled. Ho Is so overcome that ho can not get out of town during the week, lie stays in town over Sunday, goes into sumo church to get Christian consolation, when, what is his amazement to find that tho very man who hands him the poor-box in tho church is the one who rellovcd him of his money! Hut never mind; the deaconi,has his black coat on now. He looks solemn, nnd goes home talking about "the blessed sermon If the wheat in the churches should be put into a. hopper the first turn of the crank would make tho chaff fly, I tell you. Some of these mon are great sticklers for Gospel preaching. They say: "You stand there in bands and surplice nnd gown, and preach— preach like un nngol, and we will stand out hero and attend to business. Don't mix things. Don't get business and religion in the same bucket. You attend to your matters, and we will attend to ours." Thoy do not know that God sees every cheat they have practiced in the last six years; that He can look through the iron wall of their flrc-proof safe; that Ho has counted every dishonest dollar thoy have in their pocket, and that a day of judgmoht will come. Theso inconsistent Christian mon will sit on tho Sabbath night in tho house of God, singing, at the closo of the service, "Roek of Ages, Cleft for Mo," and then, when the benediction is pronounced, shut tho pew door, and say, as they go out: "Good-bye, religion; I'll bo buck next Sunday. I think that the Church of God and the Sabbath are only an armory where we are to get weapons. When war comes, if a man wants to fight for his country ho does not go to Troy or Springfield to do battling, but ho goes there for swords and muskets. I look upon the Church of Christ and the Sabbath Day as only tho placo and time where and when we are to get armed for the Christian conflict; but the battle-field is on Monday, Tuosday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. "St. Martin's" and "Lenox" and "Old Hundred" do not amount to auything unless thoy sing all the week. A sermon is useless unless wo can take it with us behind tho plow and the counter. The Sabbath Duy is useless if it lasts only twenty-four hours. There are many Christians who say: "We are willing to serve God, but we do not want to do it in these spheres about which we are talking, and it seems so insipid and monotonous. If we had some great occasion, if we had lived in tho time of Luther, if we had been Paul's traveling companion, if we could serve God on a great scale we would do it; but we can't in this everyday life." I admit that a great deal of tho romance and knight errantry of life eye as In tho conformation of flaming galaxies. Plato had a table which I have now nearly forgotten, but it run something like this: lie said spirits of the other world came back to this world to find a body and a sphere of work. One spirit came back and took the body of a king, and did his work. Another spirit came and took the body of a poet, and did his work. A ftor uwhile Ulysses came, and ho said: "Why, all fine bodiesare taken, and all the grand work is taken. There is nothing left for me." And someone replied: "Ah! the best one has been left for you." Ulysses said: "What's that?" And the reply was: "Tho body of a common man, doing a common work, and lor u common reward." A good fable for the world, and just ns good a fable for the church. Whether we eat or drink, or whatsoever wo do, let us do it to the glory of Uod. Again, we need to bring tho religion of Christ into our commonest trials, For severe losses, for bereavement, for trouble that shocks like an earthquake and that blasts like a storm, we prescribe religious consolation; hut, business man, for the small annoyances of Inst week, how much of the grace of God 'did you apply? "Ohl" you say: "These trials are too small for such application." My brother, they are shaping your character, they aro souring your temper, they aro weariug out your patience, and they aro malting you less and loss of a mau. I go into a sculptor's studio and seo him shaping a statue. He has a chisel in one hand und a mullet in the other, and he gives a very gentle Mn•.»! '•>:,. -lici,. el... . I say: "Why don't you sirilo' harder?" "Oh," h«re­ plies, "thai would shutter the statue. I can't do it that way; 1 must do it this way." So he works on, and after awhile the features come out, and everybody that enters the studio is charmed nnd fascinated. Well, God has your soul under process of development, and it is the little annoyances and vexations of life that arc chiseling out your immortal nature. It is click, click, click! 1 wonder why some great providence does not come, and with one stroke prepare you for Heaven. Ah, no. Uod says that this is not the way. And so ho keeps on by strokes of littlo annoyances, little sorrows, little vexations, until at last you shall bo a glad spectacle for angols and for men. You know that a '.argo fortune may bo spent in small chango, and a vast amount of moral character may go away in small depletion. It is the little troubles of life that are having more effect upon you than great ones. A swarm of loeusts will kill a grain field sooner than tho incursion of three or four cattle. You say: "Since I lost my child, since I lost my property. 1 have been a different man." Hut yon do not recognize the architecture of little annoyances that are hewing, digging, cutting, shaping, splitting and interjoiningyou moral qualities. Rats may sink a ship. One lucifer match may send destruction through a block of storehouses, Catherine de Medicis got her death from smelling a poisonous rose. Columbus, by stopping' and asking tor a piece of bread and a drink of water at t Franciscan convent, was led to the liscovorv of the new world. Arid there is an intimaleeonnei'i ion between trilles and immensities, hetwoon nothings and Bverythings, Now. be cureful to lot none of those nunoynnccs go through your soul un- arraigned. Compel them to administer to your spiritual wealth. The scratch of a sixpenny nail sometimes produces lockjaw, and the clip of a most infinitesimal annoyance may damage you forever. Do not let any annoyance or I perplexity come across your soul with- myriad delights over tho nervous tissue, this rolling of the crimson tide through artery ond vein, this drumming of the heart on our march to immortality? Wo take all these things as a matter of course. I was preaching one Thanksgiving day, and announced my text: "Oh, give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good; for His mercy endureth forever." I do not know whether there was nny blessing on the sermon or not, but the text went straight to a young man's heart He said to himself, as I read the text: "'Oh, give thanks unto the Lord, for He Is good—' Why, I have never rendered Him any thanks. Oh, what an ingrnto I have been!" Can it be, my brother, that you have been fed by the good hand of God all these days—that you have bad clothing and shelter and all beneficent surroundings, and yet have never 'offered your heart to God? Oh, lot a sense of the Divine goodness shown you iu the every-dny blessings melt your heart; and if you have never before uttered one earnest note of thanksgiving, let this be the day which shall hear your son";. What 1 say to one, I say to nil of Uiis audience. Take this practical religion I have recommended into your everyday life. Make every day u Sabbath, and every lnenl a sacra mcnt, nnd every room you cuter a Holy of Holies. Wo nil have work to do; let us he willing to do it We all have sorrows to boar, let us cheerfully bear them. We all have bntt'i's to light; let us courageously fight them. If you want to die right you must live right.' Negligence and indolence will win the hiss of everlasting .scorn, while faithfulness will gather its garlands, aud wave its scepter, and sit upon its throne long after this earth has put on ashes and eternal ages lmve begun their march. You go homo to-day and attend to your little sphere of duties. 1 will go home and attend to my little sphere of duties. Kveryone in his own place. So our every step in life shall lie a triumphal march, and the humblest footstool on which we are culled to sit will be a conqueror's thron -. IHE LATEST NEWS. have disappeared before the advance of j out Its making you hotter. waving, wps U( VlttgWI (KMC ttMU IHUOU cedars and the alder, crack' •under tl»# cow's lipof, pounds as V lu .God's eur «s tho soup p* a m> this practical age. The ancient temples of llouon have been changed into store houses and smithies. The residences of poets and princes have been turned into brokers' shops. The classic mansion of Ashland has been cut up into walking-sticks. The groves where the poets said the gods dwelt have been carted out for firewood. The muses that we used to read about have disappeared before the immigrant's ax and the trapper's gun, and that man who is waiting for a life bewitched of-wonders will never find it There 1B, however, a field for endurance and groat achievement, but it is in every-day life. There are alps to scale, there are Hellespont^ to swim, there are fires to brave, hut they are all around us now. This Is the hardest kind of martyrdom to bear, it took grace to lead Latimer and Ridley through the fire triumphantly when their armed enemies and their friends were looking on; but it requires more grace now to bring men through persecution, when nobody is looking on. I oould show you in this olty a woman who has hod rheumatism for twenty years, who has endured more suffering and exhausted more graoe than would have made twenty martyrs pass tri[ utnphantly through tho fire. If you are not faithful in an insignificant •position in life you would not he faithful in a grand mission. If you oun not stand the bite of a midge, how oould you eudure the breath of a basilisk? Do not think that any work God gives you to do in this world is on too •mall a scale for you to do.. The whole universe is not ashamed to take care ol one little flower. I say: "What are] you doing down here in the grass, you poor little flower? Are you not afraid nights? You will be negleoted, you will die of thirst, you will not be fed. Poor little flower!" "No," says a star, "I'll watch over it to-night" "No," says a cloud, "I'll give it drink," "No," eayB thp sun, "I'll warm it in ray bosom." Tlion I see tho pulleys going, and the clouds are drawing wuter, and 1 say: "What are you doing there, 0 clouds?" And they reply: "Wo are giv-| ing drink to that flower." Then the' wind rises, aud conies down the wheat, und its psalm through tho forest, and 1 ory: "Whither always on such 6wtft wing, 0, wind?" Aud it replies: "Weave going to cool the oheok of that flower," And then I bow' dqwn and say: "Will God take care of thp; grass of the.fleld?":"And a flower> at my foot responds: "Yesi Be clothes Our national government does not think it belittling to put a tax on pins, and a tax on buckles, and a tux on shoes. The Individual taxs does not amount to much, but in tho aggregate to millions and millions of dollars. And I would havo you, O Christian man, put a high tariff on every annoyance and vexation that comes through your soul. This might not amount to much, in Blngle cases, in the aggregate it would be a great revenue of spiritual strength und satisfaction. {A beo can suck honey even out of a nettle; aud if you have the grace of God in your heart you can get sweetness out of that which otherwise would irritate and annoy. A returned missionary told me that a company of adventurers rowing up the Gauges wore stung to death by flies that infest that region at certain sou- sons. I have seen the earth strewed with the carcasses of men slain by in sect annoyances. The only way to got prepared for the grout troubles of life is to conquer these small troubles. What would you say of a soldier who refused to load his gun, or to go into the conflict because it was only a skirmish, saying: "I am not going to expend my ammunition on a skirmish; wait until there comes a general engagement, and then you will see how courageous I am and what battling I will do!" The general would say to suoh a man: "If you are not faithful in a skirmish you would be nothing in a general engagement" And I have to tell you, O Christian men, if you can not apply the principles of Christ's religion on a small scale you will never be able to apply them on a large scale. If you can not successfully contend against these small sorrows that come down single-handed, what will you do when the greater disasters of life come down with thundering artillery, rolling over your sonl? I compared our indifference to the brute; but perhaps I wronged the brute, I did not know but that, among its ] other instincts, it may have an instinct by which it recognizes the Divine hand that feeds it I do not know but God is, through It, holding communication bending, with what we Call "Irrational erea- sounding! tlon," The cow that stands under the willow by the water-course, chewing its oud, looks very thankful; and who can tell how much a bird means by Its song? The aroma: of the flowers smells like incense, and the mist arising from the river looks like the smoke of a morning sacrifice. Ob. that we; were as responsive I Yet Geo. W. Chihls intends lidding another to the louy lint of bin bi 'nnfactionK by iitukinga big ni-iv public park out in tho Pennsylvania country not very far from Pliiliidilpliiii. Senator Oulloin say-i ilut the G ;riu an eiuueror i« a Bne looking youug fallow •vi'h uuiiy riuuial quulitun. Tan nil i'. i Miw the IsuWer at a garden p:irty, whore he moved nbjui among the giit'jls, chatting -incl laiiiriiing and apparently enjoying | hininelf hugely. 1211 Wbituey Bhiko, uotiliow of Uli Whitney, of cotton-gin lame, invented ike Ulake ore crusher naw iu use all over tho world. lake his uncle, hn was robbed uf tho profits of his invention by infringe- mei.tri. Bjth inventors were born in Woetboro, Mass., and both are buried in New Haven, Ct. A man much talked ot a few years ago was New York's swell, 1'red. Gebliard' who for so 'o"g win first genthjiuan-in wailing, oo IQi -p-ak, to tho "Jewey Lily.'' Latterly he k is gone the way of a cosnio- polifui rounder, nnd now his friends have got him to try tho Keelcy cure at White Plains, N, Y. Mix8 Etta McIIride, tho young lady at Charleelon who foolod her frien-ls by reporting liorself dead, as recorded iu the Wegraph news of tho day, usid to be a niversi'y student in Minneapolis. Some ladies who were quite intimate with her '.here wero among those who mourned hor iletttb ami wero attonixhed at her sudden coming to lif'. Miss MiBr'nle win re/ard fid as a bright, but eccentric girl, rather moody. N it many ot tho students sue ceeded in getting much acquainted with her. (JBNBHAL NOT*; "A A WiLKKsnMUlK, P.i , man has nlept Ui ,iioni hs. A FiieNCilMAN lnis devised n rival to lie » liiin-bick style of war ven-els. THOMAS ODKMJ an ex-member of t •>• Mulligan legtslu'urp. is d«ai. i'HK nubile debt >.f the Il-Mnininn of i'iin:i 1,1 inrieiM-d 8275.818 IIIM je.ir A N or i 'liiii/.-vl i ff-irt is being unid- 1 to xp el I He! (Jliiu"-e frnm Montana. A vr.iN ol co.il of Hood qiMli'y Vl% feel Hi tilichnr.-s ",n< s'ru.:k at Nirjlnirn, Ntb I 'llHUK hirire iio-« and steel mills in Wheeliiiir. W V.i., have combined. THK N >w Yoik di.nocralic state con Vei'tioii will he held in Albany, Ki -bni an 22 HON JOHN M riioiisTON, of Nehru k», is a candidate for the It- publican vicf ptiMiilenti d rioimmnion. A HKSOI.UTION lui:> been introduced in the I mi.i • if lepri 'uentntivuH riqui.'stiig tbe i' 'cull uf Kirt". Pi.riioi.KUM dep si!s have been fi-ii'id ill I In: viiluiiy ot Iihaci, Mtui'., ii lli'jh indicate the p i-eible devetopmeiit of an fXteusive oil held theie. THK Oliiutgo city biard of education refuses to allow the inspector* of the heal h dep iriment to investigate tho siininry condition ot the city schoois. HUMJV AUSTIN idiot and captured, two miles nor ill ot MiulUon, Ind., a genuine American female bald ongle measuring 'oven leet eight ini'heH from tip to tip A MAN and wile wero Iri-.'d in Vienna for robbing and murdering eight servant girls. TIIK New York feunti has passed tho bill appropriating $300,000 for a state exhibition at tho world's fair. .1 M MCKIHU ii (iiuiimnion of H .-nry M. Stanley in Africa, and now a resilient of Houston, Tox , lias been adjudged in s me. run will of John 1. Case, which has h'en prohidtd at Itacine, dis|oe< of $1,000,000, mout of which goes to his children. TIIK .government will ask the chamber f deputies fur u grant of 8,5')0,000 francs for the French ixhibit at. the Chicago world's fair. A MINNKSOTA girl traveling in tbe south has disappeared, after haying a tutmiettt fent to her purents ibut she was dond and buriod. Huau McCoitMiUK. of Toronto, defeat- Fritz Lubr, ot St Paul, in tbe first of Iho f-crin-i of live skating races for tbe hanipan'.ousliip of America. TllK United SUtm supr-m) court upholds the constitutionality of the unii- ttery act, of the last congress prohibiting o mailing of newspapers containing lot tery announcements. 1'ilK United States Kiipreui') court Mmv ay decided intavorof Boyd in tho Nebraska «ovi rnor oaso, rovorsing the judg- lent of the Nebraska court and ordering to take further proceedings in conform!with tho decision that Boyd is a ci till. OBITUARY : At Lindm, Dr. Allied Caruunter, aged 67; at Boston, Col. Lyman P. Francli. aged 52; at St. Ch irles. III., Judge W. D. Barry; at Liwrenco, Mass., fames T. Furbor, general inauuijpr ot the 11 jston & Maine railro id: at Vienna, Boron Louis vou U-iber, nged 83. shiners and destioyed two illicit distilleries. ltonEUT MUSOHAVK . convicted of attempting to (ii-liii'iil insurance cnuipiinic, li.is ben sentenced by the di«tricl court nt TiTie Haute, Ind., to tin years in tbi- I enileiKiiiiy nnd to pay a MOO fine. AT Owi 'iuon, Ky., Lee Gibson, a cilor i d tuiin 20 jviirs old, was t iken out ol j dl Weiint'sihiy nii/hl by a mob and hanu •••I for Hie innruer of Frank Leugcrous Jan 22 tlEDItOK KVKMKHI.K, Hired '.Y>. S tlifle, one ot live lumbers whom,' tin- wcalthit s' lui' :ht'r .i in Hi-tern IMiniis, coiiuui'led suienli' Th-ir-d, y momiug nt Danville !.-.'. i uttilig hi" thro it. I'IIK Hi aver publisher-! sued by Senator Qiiity for li'iel liavc been sentenced to six neiiilh-' ! .uiprisonuii!iit, besides a fine ol SGOOimd co-.ts. IT is said that a nun named John Boyd has coubssii) to wrecking tho hVch u oid & Danville train, in wnicli twenty persons were killed Inst September. A -r Topeka, K in.. Frank McLain, who has been on trial si vend days charted with beating out the brains of his stepchild, in. infant, against a window sill, has been convicted of murder in Ihu first degree. tuis-<-i< in of U-uli us a slatp, and providing !i r un ;ini'ii,imioiI to tlie con*'jtntiui], h, he .-n''.'iiittcil !•> the sevr.il stales. a» fol lows: "Polyi/miiy -dnill ncvi r ixi-twi'li in the Uiiile.l S',ite» or any place subject 11 their jiri-dicl.ion. Coiigre-s ,-liall hnv, power 1.1 niiilie nil nieiltiil laws lor the enforcement of tbeiirUele and the punish- nient i.f iH violnlii n." A lively di.-eussim .v.is ii.diiVed in ns t" wiiat should .consti lute .1 quorum, penning which tin: hoiii-i Ijinirui'il. Sport KnJuytMi mi the Plains of Chili by Cowboys Hoping These Birds. it, t FIRES AND OA«U AH'IES. tho Idles of the field, and never yet has! wbo thnqks :GooV fori the water that forgotten me, a poor little flower," i gushes'up In the well, and that foams Ohl wheii 1 seethe great heavens bend-; In the'cascade, and that laughs over the }»g themselves to what seems lnsignlfl«! rooks,, and that patters in the showers, cant ministration, when I And out that and that claps its hands in the sea? God does not forget auy blossom of the Who thanks God for the air, the foun? spring or any snowfiake ot the winter, 1 tain of U<e, the bridge of sunbeams, the X come to the conclusion that we can path of sound, the great fan on » hot afford jjo attend, to Jthe minute -ttibw summer's day? Who thanks Qod fw Jnllf^jod^hat what we do we ought this wonderful organism, this sweep of to Ao well; ajnoe there, is its much per-• the' vision, this chime of hunurax b£ f«eHo» f»> V* «oB»t«.)Wto» 91 * »plder-| struck, Jnjjo. the ear, tbUf soft treo4 9k 4 TUB government is liable to get sat upon pretty hard one. of these days if it doesn't let up on tho practice of furnishing without extra charge envelopes with the return cards on them. A bill has been introduced in congress at this session pro Kbiting this sort of benevolence at the expense of tho postal department. Tbe weekly editor is bound to have his rights. Who can blame him? And besides, if this practice was Btopped and the postal department be enabled to economize to that extent, ponny postage—a btnefit to the whole people—might be a poBBJbility TnE 'niovinitnt in behalf of a still stronger navy merits the fullest encour ageraent, und Senator Halo's bill is along the right lino. It contemplates the build ing of three additional battleships, two armored vessels for coast defense, five gunboats and eight torpedo boats. It is quite possible that tbe Chilian war flurry will cause the paasuga of the bill. It is noli to have a respeotable navy anyway and the eighteen ve*neU provided for in this bill will not, when added to those already built or under construction, give us too many fighting ships. We have an interminable seacooet to defend, and it is not unwise to pro ride tbe moans of making a creditable defence in case of a pass bio war with some nation that has navy, and the tendency of all nations ia to strengthen their naval power, Tbr death of ex-Postmaster Ganeral Cruswell leaves Gen. Soholleid, Hamilton Fish, George S. Boutwell, E. Rook wood Hour, and ex Secretary Robeson us the prominent surviving members of Grant cabinets. Only one of these men, Gen SuhoBeld, now at the head of tho army, U as conspicuous in tho peblio aye as be was ia tboie tlraoa m »ecretury of war. Judge Hoar lives a retired life at. Con oitd, hardly known by the present gener ution, whoso iq'etejt o tawn in his son He|)*reseiitfttivo Sherman - Hoar. Ex-Sac- refcary Hamilton Fish j<< pawlqg bin declining yearn «t bis home on the fiuduon it vigorous und kqen-wiuiod man of more titan 80. Hobwn is atjll afiguru of more or lem prominence iu puWln lif*. Bout? wall hus lived in Wellington of recent leare, where his law practice brloja b'ai good returns,', H« is a mm 'or nodal good returns, 'He is a mm ^ lorjal leiningB, noted for b>, ; yhertwfteldian manneri and bU-alwayi oi^efy satire, 1 »j t * '> i f P KOftaiGN. AN electric car in St. Paul kilbd U'O little children. FIUK Saturday night at Woodstock. HI., caused diuii ige to tho extent of 8100,000 TKN miners are thought to have perished of cold in Alaska. FIUK destroyed a half block of business hou-es at Pine Bluff, Ark., eiitailiim a loss ol $150,000. Two AKAIIIAN peddlers were asphyxiated by gus at the Marquette house, Oituwu, i'uesiliiy nifthl. A BiUTlsu ship is wrecked off the coast of Washingtons ato and twenty suilo sare urowni'd. JOHN UI'I.AND , of Mead ford. Out, was killed at tjlii'lslone, Mich., by a pile of oid falling on him. AN explosion of dynamite in amino in Templeton, Ontario, Friday killed three men und injured several otoers. A YouNd man registering til I be Aurora hotel us I. VV. McCoy, o f Chicago, was asphyxiated by gus Tuesday night. KKAK , Cumberland Gap, Ky., Tuesday, four laborera were killed by an explosion. They wero thawing out somo blasting cartridges. Miss AIKUJSTA Kos'i'Kii, a member of W, 11. Crane's theatrical company, who broke her le^ on a directive sidewalk at Minneapolis, Mian., recently, has sued the city for damages. FIUK in Cincinnati Wednesday night completely gutted tho I uilding occupied liv wesi & 'Pic, cpieensware. Inss from 8125.000 ro SISU.OOU. TIIK True lilii'! Marble c minany'e mill at Wc*t Rutland, Vt., burned Saturday It. was one of tho best equipped mills in the state. Loss, abaul $50,000; insurance, S'21,000. Ar a tire at Jeanne!ft-, Pa., Sundry night, an entire squ-iro of buainess housen was destroyed, entailing a loss of $75,000. ANGRI.O DiSNAiiound Roisoria Valaatro were touiid deatl in bed Tuesday morning in Brooklyn, N. Y. I'bey had been suffo cati'd by escaping gas. AT Nashville, Ton , Tnomas 13:11. aged twenty-two jours, the crimy son of It. T, Bell, sol firo to tho family residence Tuurs- day morning mid perished in the fluiues His mother narrowly escaped death. ie C'llitih'il uf the Nile anil Homo of tlielr lVcutiitr Wn?s. Much ha:, been written of the importu- ty of the d iiilieyho,', but the halt ha" nolMjeen told, nor even will he, of this uipi"h broi .7. • centiuir. No condition ol uiiis where there is not, intent to kill, omul, or even hurt could be so like i, .itilu us. a uieptiui; between donkey-boys ml their po-sible prey. The niild-nmn- rvd man wlm in Cairo shakes his head the use of the cudgel, before his second xenrsion gets him a stick, and ere lit ivt-s |it wishes he were a very R iliin und in pioficiency at quaterstaff. "Tin ick fell from lie; iven,' says flioArnlj roverb; if sj, it wai upon a community f q'i,irrol.si)inf donk •i-boys. justnsZ"ii> oiks lo the Irogs. Ivich boy means ID get, you, if not yon, then a pL'ce of jou, hieh mentis your box, your guide book umbrella, A li ilf-dez m good donkeys I been ordered fir th" six members of if parly. Kighteeu or s ) of tho animals were galloped to the water's edge, and ninny of them urged out, into the stream r.til their siuldle-girtks were wet. The holding up their gowns in their ill, showed more and more copper lntlyas they waded ah nit the bout, and hrusl, in dark sleuth r paws, seizing guide boi k<, umbrellas, and baskets. Sliullowr pped the felucca, which was _ lairU inoblicd. Mahnii'iid, scooping with lii- ls, threw as much of the Nile us In could upon the invaders, and Moorhiiny. mii^' jis temper, brought down hii our itli a tremendous splash, missing tin oyii anil drei c'.nng the 1 lilies with water, hich, however, tho hot sun quichlj dried. Meantime the figuru-head hud lipped down Ironi the felucca, im:l becoming a in-rman. Khnleofa, with an no- omplice, seiz'd the legs of the lightest lldw.igi, lifted him from tho gunwhale, pt'iietl him like a compass and deposited stride a donkey, which driven deep into water, had been predestined to him y this Arab Ulysses.—K. II. und H. W Blmlifiild, in January Scribner. PiEnnis JOIONBAUX, a promimn French journalist, is dead. Tnuczar intends to ro-establish serfdom in Russia. TIIK now high tariff law in France went into ciljct Monday. FuiiTiiKit reports show an almost incredible degree of misery in Russia. WOKK for 25,000 men in tho fiuuino isirict of Rusiia will bi furnished this winter by the board of public works. _ TIIE disturbances in Belboa, Spain continue. Women aro aggressive partisans of the riotous strikers. A DETAOKMKNT of the Salvation Army was ai tacked by a mob at K istbour ic, England, and a number wero seriously in- jurod. AT a cabinet council held Thursday, Ribot, minister of financo, announced tbat Franco had concluded commercial arrangements with oU the powers except Spain. AHOHDUOIIKSS MAUIAVALRKIA, young- eit daughter of Emperor Francis Joseph, ani wife of Archduke Francis Sulvator, of Austria-Tuscany, has been delivered ot a daughter. AT Vienna the Schneiders, man and wife, con acted ot murdering and robbing eight servant girls, ware sentenced to bang on the same gailowa. THB Italian government has adopted tho commercial treaties with Austria and Germany 'jy » vote of 104 to 5. A proposal to reduce the wheat duty was re jected. A I'UBLIC hull at llfraconibe, county of Devon, England, on which a number of men were at work, collapsed Friday.- Two of thn men wero killsd and s ivon were dangerously injured. TnE Dowager Duchess Louisa, widow of Duke Maximillian, and uiotner of the. Dnke Coarles Theodore, head oi the ducal house of WitteUboob, died Tuesday in Municu from influenza. Tnu tide in the Kibe is tho highest since 1870. A hurricane from the BOUtimes', in creases the flood and tho suburbs of Hamburg are partly inundited. A DEFICIT of 2,800,000 marks has been discovered in the accounts of tho ilart- mannReiohAnd company's worsted spinning mills at Eratau, says a London dis- patoh. TUB Westminster obantor will support the nomination of Mgr. Gilbert ua urch- bUttop in succeision to tho late Cardinal Manning. Tuo meeting Feb. 13 will forward the nomination to the Vatican. CONCJUKSSS. SENATB stitutu to ot ORIMB. WILLIAM Snow, of Indianapolis, was fined $300 and costs for running a pool room. WILLIAM EAKLB, the St. Paul diamond robber, who oonducted his own defense, ia convicted. Buna LAPS, Tuesday night, opened tho safe of tbe Union Bank of Wilton, fifteen miles west of Davenport, la., and got away with $4 000. MBMI'HJB has a very sensational tragedy, a promlnout young society Udy kill ing another with a razor. THK trial of M. B. Curtis (Sam'l of Posen) for tbe murder of Policeman Grant commenced in Stin Francisco Monday by the impaneling of a jury. FHANK HRVF.'SRN, a farmer lad, 14 years oid living near Potomac, 111,, deliberately shot nnd killed himself while out) hunting Monday, N« reason ia known, JOSBPK GuaajiwaBiuHR. aged 27, shot and kliittd himself at the Palmer House, OritoagQ, on Tuesday Despondency fro lack i d work and money le supposed to buve been,the cause. . -, • '< N^aVvMt' Mb, mMi -S.tMw revenue officer? «ptured Are «oon- 1'UKBDAV, Jan. 26. —Mr. Morril roported a sub Mr. Toller's joint resolution previding for an iiiiernutional bimetalli agreement. It authorizes tho president to invito the government of such countries i ho may deem advisable to join tho mted Slates in a conference with n view o securing perunnonc? in tho relative duo of gold and silver at n common coinage ratio to bo mutually agreed upon providing for enlarged monetary uso of silver and tor giving that metal equa' mintage rights with gold. Tho home biil for the ciimph'tion or the alloluiont, o 'and* to th,) Caeyouiio and Arupahn In lans, was passed. HOUSK.—Tho resolution requesting th president t.i inform the house whether any answer had been received either from Minister Egan, or from the government ot Cbili to the dispatch Bent by the government of the United States to Chili an. 21, was the occasion of an animated liscusbion on the part of several members after which it was referred to the com mittoo on foreign affairs. Mr. Cathmg called up thn new code of rules, which was critically analjzod. Mr. bun ham, of Texas, made an earnest apeechin favor tho free coinage of silver. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27. SENATE.— A bill to incorporate the so' cioty ot American Florists was presented Henry Kuigher was confirmed as re ceiver of publio moneys at Neligh, No brauka. Mr. Morgan offered a resolution directing tho secretary of atate to send tbe senate copies of tbe corresrondence with tho government lolatiog to tho non-acceptance of Blair ua United States minister to Cbina, whioh, after some modification, was agri-od to, A resolution con firming the title of Mr. Chilton, of Texas, to his seat, was agreed to. HOUSE,—Several bills «<iro introduced among which was one by Mr. Hatch amending the oleomargarine law, the purpose of which is to place oleomurgarine iu original pauKitg'1 -i in tho same legal condition in I he sbi'oi ua tho Wilson bill S laces Iho sale and distribution of liquors [r. Martin, of Indiana, presented u res/ olution calling on the president to publish all correspondence lu.d by the United States government upon matters concern ing tho Chilian trouble. A number of bills of minor importance were introduced Considerable discussion was had over the proposed new rules. TUUHDAY Jan, 'i SENATE,—Mr, Hale made an extended arguement in.defense of reciprocity HOUSE.—New rules were discussed with, out action. FRIDAY JAU. 22. HOUSK.—A long 'and profitless debate on tbe proposed rules was bad. B.iily (Tex.), the youngest member of tbe house, who came to Washington with quite a reputation for onfyjv, then took tbe floor end he fully justified his reputation. The greatest attention was paid lo his remarks. Both houses havo adjourned till Monday. MONDAY FEB 1. SENATE—Among the documents presented was (he second annual report of the commissioner of patent's. Tbe Lt Abra cluiui was taken up and after several amendments of minor detail the bill was ptissed by a vote of 48 to 5, The bill directs suii to be brought in the United States courts of claims against the La Abra Silver Mining company and all persona making claim'to pint at the award to determine whether the award was obtained by fraud or effectuated by false swearing IMI.NKKl MOYs mil T1I1C I.irK-HAVKUS (1 rent lVrlls Attend TIII-HO 1'ultlitul SJ«r vaiitH of tluiuuiitly. Auio r g the multitude' of men employed u I he service of the United S'ates non leserve more credit and cncourauemi nt ban the life-savers. According to tbe nnii il repo I of ihe superintendent of the ife-Savm.' S rvice there are <J.'i8 station ailtuied fil-mg the Atl-m'ie, nnd Pueiik counts, mid on the shores of tbe great lakes; 491 disasters occurred dunmr the enr, in ob'eli property valued nt $7,020 un I 8.491 live* were involved; !t,441 lives und So.78:1,050 worth of propeity weic SIIVH!. 1 in: total cost of timintnin- nu t'ie service dining the jear was $910 281. These servants" of tne government ml of humanity are exposed to gravi perils and remunerated mengerly. Tin good they ncc unplisb cannot be estiiniti d nd to coinpensnto then mil quntcly woult be impossible.—New York Advocate. ClIANliKDTllKllt MINUS. How Two IVlen W^ro liiiluenil to <!|iiitigc< Tluilr l 'luiiM. Two men recently spent an evening lo gethfir. Ouo had put in an application for a divorce from his wife, and the other ex pecti'd to bo married soon. Neither one would possibly admit Unit tho other's talk had any influence on him, but tbe next day the man '-ho ex pro ted to be married brok his engagement, and the one who hud put 'n an application for a divoico withdrew it, und Hindu up with MB wife.—Atchison Globo. TllK K1TCHK.N. HUNTING THE CONDOR 1'ot.tto Slllllll. Ont) qunrt of nimbi d potatoes, two fine ly mimed onions, one teaspoonful of madi mustard, three tnblespnonfuta of ham fat melted, six tublespjiinfuls of vinegar, salt and pepper to season. Mix at least t*' hours before -«i rving. ltloe Grldilli. On lies. Cook tne rico very dry and Boft IIIUHII any unbroken kernels, and to each teacupful of rico add 2 toucnpfuU of milk, 2 beaten eggs, 2 teuspoonfulB hiking powder and 1 of salt, with enough (lour to make a thin batter. Have the griddlo very hot and groused well. Bako brown. reat Kings of These, Condors were the Cause of (irent, Annoyance and Loss. How They wero Captured by Expert Rope Throwers', who wero Easi­ ly Satisfied. "dinning tbe omlnr with the lasso was he leading sport on the Chilliun plains lien I was in that country years ngo," lid a New Yorker who went to South America with Hairy Meiulis, the ureat railroad contractor, to a reporter, "imt I uu told that tho great bird has b> come wary that the npnrt ii now almost unknown Twenty-five years ago no condor had deveopeti ns avi- leuce of cunning that, 1 ever heard )f. There wits then, as there is now, believe, a government bounty of $5 a nead plid for the killing of the cimlor, both in Chili ami Peru, lithe birds are is plenty as they wore when 1 went tn hat region, wideawake hunters ought to nuke plenty of money. Tne cord >r, un- ike many other mem tiers of the vvlture iiiuily, doesn't wait tor something; or somebody to die in ortler tha*, bo may lmve his dinner, but if ho doesn't find a 't'lidy-iuiulo carcass convenient on tho plain when he is hungry ho proceeds at. ncc to provide that, carciss himself. At :!u»t, that u-ed to be, his luibii, and 1 per.-umn be hasn't changed any in Unit respect, providing the material for carcasses are as plenty now ns it was then. "The herds, of cuttlo that pastured on the undulating plains between the iinpeue rablo wall of the Andes nnd the Pacific's 'viiiU'-crested lino of serf elf ir.id tho con- lor unrivaled facilities in his; line in those ij-s, and as bo seemed to bo in a state of ronic hunger, this king oi the feathered race levied constant tribute on the grazing herds. Twenty-live und thirty years ago it wan no uncommon thing to sen hundreds of tho-e winded freebooter* hovering over the plains, each ono a ravenous and determined dinner-robber from the herds below, lo which the shadow of a ondor's wings carried as much terrov as the appearance of a hitwk does to a brood ot chick«ii.i. Tbe condor was th; great- st enemy the slock raisers in that part of S nitb America had lo contend with, nnd it wn i his persistetil and destructive raids on grazing cattle bat made him an outlaw, with ii price on his head, to be relentlessly minted even among the crags and cloud-capped peaks where he made bis home. "When a day's old-time sport, id condor assoing was to be hud tho carcass of a steer, a dog or a horse, was curried out on. e plains where stakes were driven into the ground live or six inches ainut uhoiit the carcass until u roidk-ss iuclosuro six or seven feet high and twenty feel npiare, witli a gate on one suit! was made. Long before tho work ol making tins iuclosuro could tin finished condors would b" H0 "ii (lolling down from ill" clianh, far above winch they have their haunts. An long in tlie workmen were luny nt, the iucloaiirn the. birds would sail h gh overt o id. The instant the coast was clear down the great vulture would drop, and in a tew .wooud.s he would be teurin/at Iho dead body in .ho inclosurp. lt is no uncommon thing or a mature candor to have a twelve-loot spread of wing, and I have known them to measure fifteen feet from tip to tip of wing. Their bodios aro heavy, and on tho ground tho bird is clumsy. If cannot riso for flight without running rapidly for u long distance to give it tho neci 'i -xary momentum, especially it it in gorged with food, which it never fails t > be if any food can bo obtuinod. As a con-i quence, wbou a condor alighted in ono tt t hesu iiicln— tiros he was us much of a pii-oner IIB if hit wer3 chained down to the ground, and the sportsman kept him there to bene hia pleasure. Canned Durn Oysters. Chop a can of corn flnej add pepper and aall to tasto, 2 eggs, 1 teacupful hSur nnd 2 tablespoontuls melted butter; mix well. Have ready a kefllo of boiling tat, drop in a spoonful of mixture nt a time, and cook to it delicate brown. These are nice us an accompaniment to meats or for a palatable breakfast dish. Uiiinquvttu of Chicken. Cut into bits tho ohioken left from yesterday's dinner. Make a very nico, white sauce, using plenty of butter, chicken stock, and, if you like it, creiun, and also u teaspoonful of lemon juico. Now put in tho chicken aud lot it boil gently for a fow minutes. Season well, add the beaten yolk of one egg, cook just one minuto longer und serve. GIVKN A IUVOHCK. 8ail Sequel In Milwaukee to R> Snalety Weilillnic. MILWAUKEE, Jan. 29.—Mrs. Margaret Lynda, duuii'jlut of ?iot, Eionfoldt, of SI, Paul yesterday secured an absolute divorce from her husband, ex-Aid. Tilly Lynde, son of ex-Cjngr»ssman Win. Pitt Lynde. Tne court allowed MM. Lynde to resume ber maiden name. Mrs. Lynde's charge) agaiiiBt hor husband were dissipation and failure toBupporb. Lynde fell heir to several hundred thousand dollars, but lost it all on the board uf trade and in gambling dens. His wife was compelled to j tin an opera couimiuy to gain a livli hood. The couple moved in tho finest so ciety und the cose bus caused a great flutter in social circles. I>*wl In iTraiM, Tk*v llur mulilud.Mwb.sn.uW in tin pro- diet of nmleotot Incipient diaeu*. A "alight' oold, s St of iuiilvesMuu, Wlloaueu •? tonttlpv tlon *«eb or say of Hies* "minor tilmeuuj" ad. vane* is ni; casM with "laagu* daatrojrlng, itrldaa," Oi»a tueia's swift, ««rlj defeat wHu lipiioiter't Hioumtli Olttera aud avert, the danger Abernatby atltiilnlaiered an alarming rebuke In tbaniau wlio lutoriueil biro thut tie bad "oi.iyn coldl" "Only a cold," repeated the doctor. "What woulil y« liavu-llie plavuel" Itbeuiuml.o) and la grippe are easily exUagulahaulo at tbe start, why iben alli.w them lo take up a full heed of tleawt I 'm uu the brake* with ihu Bit ler *' „H Ae !»' «"'iulh which thin aupeib modi- clue diH(iaea ihruugli tlm ayateui, the Impetus, It gm* to Ibeolroulailon of the blood, Ha »ootlilug uud atrengtheulug oflout upon the nervous, VKUHC- tally recommeiid to tbe enfeebled and alek, 'Th lbs great apualAo tor ualatia, i--„ - . . i Vegetation in the Alps reoedes down? . A similar,b» m relation «>i ward fron year to yew, Alpine coses the Benjamin Well olaini was also pomed. I formerly grew at an ultitude of 7,600 feet) HOUSE—Mr, Bushnell, ot WUoonein- j now they are seldom found Wgher than introduced a reioluUou looking io the ad, 0,(00 fast, When ho wanted to ride after a condor the owner of tho pen, gi-inrully witu a tri nd or two similarly equipped, mounted it fleet horso, fastened his luriut to the saddle and rodo to the inclosuro. An attendant opened the gute of tho prison und let out a condor for ach rider. When cue condors found tbeuisulves ut liberty they at once started nt tho top of their speed on the long run that would enable them to take wiiig. After thoy hud run probably ouequurter of tho tho diatiince tho hunismen put spurs to their horses und dashed ufier tbe birds. As the con dor urose Iron) the ground with great wings spread tho lassoes wero thrown. An expert handler of the lariat would send his rope o/er.lho condor's head, aud BO manage it tbat it was slipped down until it touched tho. shoulders of tho wings before it -would bo tightened on tho bird, Tho condor was then a prisoner, butublo to use hie powerful pinions, breaiho In el y uud lead the horseman u wild chnsj ucioss (ho plain, turning in ull directions in hie frnntio flight, but tmablo to rise higher than tho length ot tho lasso. Wliori the rider tired of the sport ho would turn his horse about and loud the chase himself, forcing tho unwilling bird along until it tumbled spent to the ground and was dragged to death at the horse's heels. "1 never could understand why a condor, captive like that, did not turn on both man nnd horse uod attack them us he would u steer, but I nover know one to do so. Once in a while a lariat would break while the horseman wua bracing his horse nguinet some desperate sweep of a mighty condor, and then both horse and rider would be tumbled violently to tho ground, and tbe suddenly _ released bjid would shoot upward like a cannon ball and soon disappear among the clouds. Condors with several feet of somebody's lariut hanging to them were friquently seen umong those tbat swooped down on tbe herds. "1 never tried tho sport but once. Once was enough fcr me. 1 lassoed my bird, a tremondous fellow, bul being a green hand at the busings, I tightened tbe rope on the windpipe. Tout shut of his breath ut once, und utter darting about in tbe uir in a crazy sort of way for a minute or so he arose utruight up as fur nd the rope would let him, gave a gasp like the escape Vulve uf a iooomotive and shot down upon me us straight us a plumb bob. Who-, the heavy body of tbe condor struck me 1 was' unhorsed,/ in a flush. One foot rei»»i»ed in tbe stirrup. My horse, maturally frightened, started eff like mad, dragging me along, The condor, which was dead a* a stone and smelt' like a brutzo off. Buireu island, lay right on top of me. Fortunately the ground waa soft undone of ray fellow huntsmen was maneuvering with a condor he had roped some distance ahead ot me. He caught my home and rescued mo. I wasn't much hurt, but I let others do all tbe candor lassoing after that,"— Helena Independent,

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