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, , shall never marry," said looking at hie with his soft, "You see, a boy who has years expecting to die, •6w up with exactly the same g other people. I don't think 'el' meet a woman 1 can care td make my wife. No I cousin will be Sir Ralph Ito laugh him out of his tnor- 1, "Those who live will see, |»'0nly promise to ask me to Mdlng, and better still, If you Ibwn, appoint me your family lit may prove the nucleus of it end practice which it is the 1 every doctor to establish, 'already alluded to the strange lot Carriston's dark eyes. As 1 companionship commenced be- 18 those eyes became to me, entlflc reasons, objects of curl- account of the mysterious ex_ which I at times detected in 1 Of ten and often they wore a le like to which, I imagine, Is Jmly in the eyes of a somnam- |a look which one feels certain fntly fixed upon something, y&t lomething beyond the range of |wn vision. During the first two * days of our newborn intimacy ' this eccentricity of Carriston's ly- startling. -" When now and . turned to him, and found him • with all his might at nothing, fes were compelled to follow the Ion in which his own were bent. \ at first impossible to divest |elf of the belief that something be there to justify so fixed a , However, as the rapid growth Ifrlendly intercourse soon showed lat "he was a boy of most ardent f temperament—perhaps even |a poet than an artist—I laid at L- of the muse these absent looks iecuiTing flights into vacancy. Were at the Fairy Glen one morn- ietchlng, to the best of our abil- le swirling stream, the gray rocks, overhanging trees, the last just g brilliant with autumnal tints. Beautiful was everything around ffor a long time I worked, idled, or fined in contented silence. Carris- had set up his easel at some little bee from mine. At last I turned how his sketch was progressing. .„;! evidently fallen into one of his •m studies, and, apparently, a hard- don't, because they have longed sight, fou may, of course, imagine anything. But your eyes—handsome eyes they are, too—contain certain properties, known as humors and lenses, therefore in order to see " "Yes, yes," interrupted Carriston; I khow exactly all you are going td say. You, a ttiah of science, ridicule everything which breaks what you are pleased to call the law of nature. Yet take all the unaccountable tales told. Nine hundred and ninety-nine you expose to scorn or throw grave doubts Upon, yet the thousandth rests on evidence which can not be upset or disputed. The possibility of that one proves the possibility of all," "Not at all; but enough for your argument," I said, amused at the boy's wild talk. ,,.,,, "You doctors," he continued with that delicious air of superiority so often assumed by laymen when they are in good health, "put too much to the credit of diseased imagination." I "No doubt; it's a convenient, shelf on which to put a difficulty. But go on." "The body Is your province, yet you can't explain why a cataleptic patient should hear a watch tick when it is placed against his foot." "Nor you; nor any one. But perhaps it may aid you to get rid of your, rub- bishing theories if I tell you that catalepsy as you understand it, is a disease not known .to us; in fact, it does not exist." , ... He seemed crestfallen at hearing this. "But wliat do you want, to prove? I asked. "What have you yourself seen?" "Nothing, I tell you. may never see anything." After this he seemed inclined to the subject, but I pinned him to it. ^ fleece. Me &-**ea ffttefested ift tng subject. "Yott niust solrietlmes say where SAttlty ends, and begins," hfe said, thoughtful ?. "Yes The boundary line Is, In instances, hard to define, fa give,; ( lh such a dubious case, an opinion whlcn would satisfy myWHf, I *oiild want to have known the patient at the time he was considered quite sane." "To mark the difference?" "Exactly. And to know the bent ol the character. For instance, there Is a frelnd of mine. He was perfectly satte when last 1 saw him, but, for all I know, he may have taade great progress the other way In the Interval. Then, wtfhout mentioning names* dates or places, 1 described Carriston s peculiar disposition to my intelligent listener. He heard nle with rm, m- predict lie will go Wad?" he Unless something GENMfiAIr SPORTING. MiSCfeLLAMfe6U§ NOtffft ffr«h*Mc,4<ftt tote don m t&kett by tt«-i* A 1M cofitfol 6f MBIhg, the Melfife »a«l sh more teettbeM, afid tbu of Ihe bdftrd shdttld fgcelve a salafy 16 yhtit yffi fan efitlafeU Shew yetif _. ydti will be iflfe t» an frW the season of 1897, the following awards will be Wade toy the de Road club of America: National petltlotts.-Flrst-A handsome b«A« to be awarded to any ctub m the United States or Canada makWf, the greatest number of centuries durlhg the year* the centuries cbuated to be only those seeds of Ilfel6nf 2 136 U61 keeiJ ail youf houses bf friends, but disuse 'them freely fci ' LAF RUDC, the speedy and graceful professional skater, WhoSG picture *s Llic uciibuii^o w <.•••-*•"- — - - , . given, is a rl(lt } en by actual boha fide hiembers ot gian by ' ' " •—" *"" birth, having first - and happy, find I«FW to dfive away cafe and tfBiibte f««fl , the brows of the did foika. __ here seen the light at the competing club While they members. Secbhd—Gold, silver are and said. Certainly hot. unforeseenarises he will probably live and die as sane as you or L ^ "Why do you fear htm, then? "For this reason. I think that any sudden emotion-violent grief, for instance-any unexpected and crushing blow-might at otice disturb the balance of his mind. Let his life run on in an even groove, and all will be well * M^companion was silent for a few moments. t «,,,vn "Did you mention your friend* name?" he asked. I laughed. "Doctors never give names when they quote cases." March 18, lots, and is therefore at pres* etit In his twenty^ fourth year, in height he stands 6 ft. 7% in., and his weight in condition u 140 lb, He began his racing career in 1891, competing in club events as a member of the Normanna S»«^lng club, of Minneapolis, Mittii. His first "I feel tbttt 1 ftm getttng the S ai«« left my ' And I pray I was »u B really anxious to get at the true Htate of his mind. In answer to the leading questions with which I plied him, Carriston revealed an amount of superstition which seemed utterly childish and out of place beside the intellectual which he undoubtedly pos* 11C11 ».iiv/j M" lrt«» At the next station my companion lc ft the train. He bade me a polite adieu, and-thanked me for the pleasure conversation had given him. Aftei g what station in life he oc- . dismissed him from my mind, as one who had crossed my path for a short time and would probably never cross it again. , . short time and would probably never Although I did not see Charles Carriston I received several letters from him during the course of the year. He had not forgotten our undertaking to pass my next holiday together. Early In the autumn, just as I was beginning to long with a passionate longing foi open air and blue skies, a letter came from Carriston. He was now, he said, roughing it in the Western Highlands. He reminded me of last year',> promise accomplishment of note was in skating aix hundred yards in 5o& seconds^ at the Normanna rink, track four and a half laps to the mile, March 5, 189-J, world's record time. On Jan. 24, 189&, he skated a half mile, straightaway, in a trial, in 1 minute 5 2-5 seconds, also world's record under those-conditions, equaling that made by Joe Donoghue, at Newburg, N. Y., the trials being made from a flying start, and the skaters having the wind to assist. At tne N. S. and C. A. rink, Minneapolis, a seven lap track, he claims to ^have skated one ml\eLin .2,,m&u|.ea,,41 r Vtsec- onds, -Feb. 14,4896, and also five miles at the same place, Feb. 20, following, In 14 minutes 24 seconds. On Jan. Jo, 1895, he skated two miles in 5 minutes 42 3-5 seconds, on a three lap track, at Red Bank, N. J., this being the world's record. He skated one hundred miles and a half In a six days' race (one hour each day) at Athletic Park, Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 9-12, 1896. In 1893 Rudd became amateur champion memuers. ocuuim \*~--, — , , bronae medals, struck from the club dies, and suitably engraved, to be awarded to C. R. C, members taking first, second and third places in the individual mileage century ttde eo»t^ titiott of 1897. Third—Gold, silver i bronae medals struck from the t dies and suitably engraved, to ^be awarded to C. R. C. members taking first, second and third places in the individual mileage competition of .iBJf. State Competitions-Gold medals to be competed for by state divisions hay- . self taking it AS n s oVt ot pei'ftonftl bVery time the stylesdirthge.J^ In si*e, That is what tbose gfttis, the kidney^ are, wifen tlisordbr thev may dlfter in »« It ing memberships of ten or more, said medals to" be~ a warded by the state centurions at their discretion to the members of their respective divisions making the greatest number of centuries, or the greatest amount of mileage, or the most meritorious ride ot the year. The divisions entitled to these medals are Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Mary, land. Indiana, Illinois, Canada, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and Colorado. The state centurions ot these divis- mnladieya* Bright'* di«efl S e and diabetes. Use the Bittevs also «««« ta «M bilious, rheumatic, nervous, bowel and kidney trouble. It in a gootrtliiMg not to live to be too old. Blood Is what nvoryouo should liavo at llito seaj sen. Therefore purify inut enrich yoni 1 mooa now with a thorough course ot Hoods Sarsaparilla The beat-hi fact the One TrueJBlpoct - one than usual. His en from his fingers, brush had his features Immovable, and his strange dark were absolutely riveted upon a > rock in front of him, at which he led as intently as if his hope of fven depended upon seeing through ie seemed for the while oblivious to igs mundane. A party of laughing, ktering tourist girls scrambled down Irugged steps, and one by one passed front of him. Neither their pres- nor the inquisitive glances they his statuesque face roused him his fit of abstraction. For a I wondered if the boy took some other narcotic on the ""Full of the thought I rose, crossed to him and laid my hand upon fghoulder. As he felt my touch he |e to himself, and looked up at me jjidazed, inquiring way. eally, Carriston," I said, laughing- faculties sessed. , , Yet I was not altogether amused uy his talk. His wild arguments and wilder beliefs made me fancy there must be a weak spot somewhere in his .brain—even made me fear lest his end might be madness. The thought made me sad; for, with the exception pWhe eccentricities which I have mentioned, I reckoned Carriston the plea'santcst friend I had ever made. His amiable nature, Me good looks, and perfect breeding had endeared the young man to me- so much so that I resolved, during the remainder 'of the time we should spend together, to do all I could toward taking the nonsense out of him. My efforts were unavailing. I kept a sharp lookout upon him. and let him tall into no move mysterious reveries; -but the curious idea that he possessed Could I get away from work now? Would I join him? If-I did not care to visit Scotland, would I suggest some other place where he could join me. Still the scenery by which he was now surrounded was superb, and the accommodation he had secured, if not luxurl- oT, fairly comfortable. He thought we could do no better. A postscript to his etter asked me to address bin.L as Cecil Can- not Charles Carriston. He had a reason for changing his name-a lool- ish reason I should no doubt call it. When we met he would let me know it. This letter at once accept his invitation by winning the one mile race, as the representative of the Normanna Skating club, at the annual championship meeting of the National Skating association of America, and in 1895, being still under the management of the veteran trainer, Tom Bck, he gained additional fame by winning the national championship at both five and ten miles, the competitions being held at Orange Lake, near Newburg, N. Y. For more than a year Rudd has had as manager C. A. Dokker, of Minneapolis, a trainer of ability and experience, who hopes to place the graceful Swede's name still higher on the scroll of fame before spring comes again, and there is every reason to believe that Ms expectations will be realized. Inauijunition. JOHN PARKER. ions who desire to claim and award these medals for their competing mem-, bers will decide upon the winners. Ticket* fiom nil no I n tit wi-fl t null iiortli* wcsl over thu Big Four Route and Chesapeake & Ohio -RV. to Washington, D.C. and return atone fare March 1, 2 and 3. good returning until March 8. Tliln 1" tlw m:<'i'l" lino through tlm niniintalnn. rlvnr <>nnuii9 ami tmtlln- fiPliK Tlie truuk Is n imim-l ot Mnoothn*"** ft n « Htnblllty. All IrnlliH »«'« •. vanillin It* it. ule«trio- llchti-'il Mid. have dlnlntt ittr.K*ivlf« decided me to In a week's time my on lent Sm or or could possess, some gift above human nature, was too firmly rooted to be displaced. On all other subjects 1-e argued fairly and was open to rea- On this one point he was 1m- son. movable. When I could get him to Notice my attacks at all, his answer was: my arrangements for leave of absence were complete, and I was speeding Lthward in the highest spirits, and well equipped with everything necessary for my favorite holiday pursuit ^looked forward with the greatest pleasure to again meeting Carriston I found him at Callendar waiting foi The coach did not follow the route wo were obliged to take in order to reach the somewhat unfrequented part of the country In which our tent was oitched so my friend had secured the services of a primitive vehicle and a „,, 4-/s iVmnv US tnft 1'fi" me. we You doctors, clever as you are with str ong shaggy pony to 'bear us the re • _• . _„ iima-nf«iavnVminev ™ 0 <r,rioi. nf the tourney. you must reserve your dreaming £itil we are in places where tour- not congregate.x or you will be jt a madman, or a least a poet." nade no reply. He turned .iway P'me impatiently, even rudely; I picking up his brush, went on ' J his sketch. After a while he led to recover from his pettishness, |we spent the remainder of the day jeasantly as usual. we trudged home in the twilight, [paid to me in an apologetic, almost aftent way: hope I was not rude to you Just . /hen do you mean?" I asked, hav- ?• almost forgotten the 'trivial inci- it. jWhen you woke me from what you led my dreaming?" b, dear no. You were not at all e. 'if you na d Deen > it was but the Tlty due to my presumption. The its of genius should be respected, checked by a material hand." iTbat is nonsense; I am not a geu- f and yo« m «9t forgive me for my sLJL,,,, >> s ^[(} carris.ton simply. the body, know as little o. aq vou did three thousand years ago, When the time came to fold up my | easel and return to the drudgery of life, I Darted from Carriston with much re•n-et One of those solemn, but often broken, promises to join together next year'in another sketching tour passed between us. Then I went back to London and during the subsequent months, although I saw nothing of him, I often thought of my friend of the autumn.- mainder of the journey, (TO BB COXTtXUBU.) A Collogc Student us At Cornell all the mechanical engineering students have to learn seven trades One of these trades, that ol blacksmith, is very distasteful to some jitter walking some uiBwuiue in fnce, he spoke again. "I wish when S are with me you would try and fp we from setting into that state, ioes pe no good." leing he was in earnest, I promised Ao my best, and was curious enough ask him whither bis thoughts wan- '" , .t i_ ~ tVtj-ion ol-uatrnnfrAfl 111O- cUu-ing those abstracted III. N THE spring of 1865 I went down to Bournemouth to see, for the last time, an old friend who was dying of consumption, During a. great part of the journey down I had for a traveling companion a well- dressed gentlemanly, man of about forty years of age. We were alone in the compartment, and after interchanging some small civilities, such as the barter of newspapers, glided into conversation. My fellow traveler seemed to lie an intellectual, man, and well posted up in the doings of the day. He talked fluently and easily on various topics, and, judging from his talk, must have moved in good society. Although 1 fancied his features bore traces of hard living, and dissipation, he was not unpvepoH- sessiug in appearance. The greatest faults in his face were the remarkable of the students, but it has to be learned all the same. One young fellow, who was unusually averse to soiling his hands, begged hard to be exempted from wearing the leather apron, but' the profesor took special care that there was nothing lacking in thoroughness ot, his training at the forge. Last fall the student went to the professor and thanked him for being compelled to learn blackemithlng. "You see' he said "I am now superintendent of a mine away back in Colorado, summer our main shaft broke A. Mistaken Theory. The peculiar theory advanced by "Tom" Linton, the .famous Welsh cyclist, that atmospheric conditions affect the efforts of the record-breakers in England and this country, is exploded by figures. It is well to consider that England knew cycling be- f6re it was thought of in this country. For twenty years the Britons have been known for their successful attempts to achieve glory on the race track, and up to three seasons ago they dominated to no small degree. But when American pluck and perseverance carne to the front to demonstrate that backbone and muscle i could beat the best time ever made by an English cyclist, the effect ^of the sensation to the wheelmen in Great Britain l was electrical. For a time they refused to place credence in the reports which, stated explicitly that world's records had been demolished and that every British mark was in Jeopardy. They did not believe that Johnson rode a mile in 1,66 3-5, but when a half-dozen Americans reduced the figures, they were compelled to accept it. Now, 'as regards Linton's theory it Is well to recall the recent visit of John S. Johnson to England. Upon his return to this country, T. W. Eck his manager, said that the fastest,rid (Utlcoii Will Itctlrc. Chairman George D. Gideon, of the Racing Board of the League of American WhedUmen, is sincere in his announcement that under no circumstances will he-accept a reappolntment to the position. The duties pertaining to the office are not only arduous, but very often unpleasant, Mr. Gideon has given good satisfaction, but several times his rulings, though admittedly fair have made him the target of much abuse. He has always performed his work without reward. It is now the intention of the League of American Wheelmen to make the position a paying one, and at their annual meeting 11 February, next, a salary will be de- liled upon. Mr. Gideon will retire, and hree of the other members of the Rac- ng Board also intend dropping out. The list includes D.W, Roberts, of St, Louis- Fred Gerlach, of Chicago, and E H. Crininger, of Cincinnati. The retirement of these four officials will cause the appointment of an almost entirely new board. A W«tU-kii«wu SportHumn. Among the popular and well-known trap shooters now on the road is John Parker of Detroit, Mich. He is known among his friends as "Des Chree Shos H.W. SPARKS, Trav.' Pass. Agt, or J. C. TUCKER, Gen. Nor. Agt., 234 Clark St., Chicago. the ing Johnson ever did was upon Engli-sh^circuits; It'yas upon soil that Johnson lowered severa world's records last summer, With the FOR Wo v, lt.H t 14 CENTS; ( . . In JSU7 aiullieiwo oiler ( 1 1'ktf Blsnmrls Cucumber lig Honnil Glotin Beet : I 10.: I _. lOe KalseTw'iliioliii Lettuce Kuvlleal .Mi-Ion (Hunt Yellow Onion- J4-lmyUm!inli llrUIUuit Flower iicras lou \bovolO iibKs. ivurlli 'M.OO wo will mull 5011 HOB tuKutbPl*' w'» l °"f cut plant »nil »e«l i-Ktulogua upon "gffila"! can^'o'do It "Bei-aiiiie « e luit now l ' nsll ) 1 ' l ^' h ' lc .g ( "''!„""["',,e\o" oiu'O fl y 8tt a'oniT «Itlipnt tliyin; alrjiin r«-. IDl! 150. 10.1 Last an 3 there was no one in the mine but my- seS who could weld it, I didn't like the job but took off my coat and welded that shaft. It wasn't a pretty job but she's running now. If I couldn t have done it I'd have had to pack^ that shaft, on mule back and sent it 300 miles over the mountains to be fixed, and the mine would have had to shut down till It got-hack. , My ability to mend that shaft raised me in the *s of every man in the mi»e and the raised my ealary."-Pitt S burg patch, _J • T can scarcely tell you," he said. UUnneSE , O f the lips, and his eyes being he asked, speaking with a shade closer together than one cares » v » 4 «^, "I suppose you never feel to see Witft a casual acquaintance ,t under pertain circumstances—civ 8UCh peculiarities are of little moment, stances which you cannot explain J)ut {ov my part j s hould not choose for jnight be able to- see things a { ,, iend one W ho possessed them, w}th- Ijch. are Invisible to others?" out dl , e trial and searching proof. pTo,,see things. What thinss?" A t this time the English public were I'Tlings, W I »W. W W<* «° « ne f* ra ucV inleiSted in an important will 1 B ,e, You musj,know-there we ^ ^ ;„ t »iw brtng tpiei. The jje whp possess this powei. ~ r ~ --- -HP kmnY'that « e t' tain l iewle llaye rfvefl they P9ssess what they call «w? n^y^uue most other people, we »t; ^jt the ageevtiott is too a> » » discussed the matter. I suppose, waste time in ieniUng Li] ^ ^ ^^ Qf my • ,* er narks, U»dei-!HP9d that J m$ t> ^QQtPVj a.gQftd "My friend," said the traveler, "have you a knife about you?" "Naw; but you'll find a- fork in the road yander." "You're bright, ain',t you? "Naw, I'm Brown."—Atlanta Constl* (HiJUli^ ••.«- . Ka Jack," and is a jolly, whole-souled, open hearted, honest fellow, who is a favorite with all sportsmen. Parker Is an all around athlete and 'has a flne collection of badges, trophies and prizes that he has won in vowing, boxing and shooting contests. He won the mid-' die-weight boxing championship for the state of Michigan, Junior Rowing association .championship, was one of the four to win the senior championship of National Amateur Rowing association, besides several other team rowing prizes. He won the Lefever Arms Co. diamond championship medal In a 100-bird match, the expert championship of Michigan at targets, and was one of 'three men to win the team championship of Michigan, Last season h'e held the Schmetzer trophy for championship of the United States for targets thrown under expert rules, He has a recp'rd of 135. targets broken straight at a tournament in the south, amrat live birds is a very tine shot. 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Nil tciiious word Contest. l* v orders to take. game climatic conditions that confront the Britons, the American did what nis returns without a good supply of game, foreign competitors had failed to per-_ ' Only' spme wrUlnjf in your own home, For particulars stamped addressed envelop; Household Pub, $ Pr't'g Co,, gtt JUeecber Sti'eet, Kew Yorfet VffiVft «HM tQ KJ6. tutiow. StiTMgtU ol form—Chattered world's records. It there is a better refutal of Wnton's theories it is yet to be brought to light, tt is the riding, not the climate. Size for size, a thread of spider silk Is decidedly tougher than ft bar of steel. ordinary thread will beav a weigh This is just About of thvee grains fifty than a steel liUloU Sterling Elliott is in favor of admit- of the character Uuuuiuil to KjitlnctkHi "The passing PJ the bloonjev," says a Chicagoan, "is at hand, and in a few years at the most the bifurcated garment will be as extinct as the American bison. When the oyaze firs', struck the gentler s ex nothing off ««!», )V Ht«lj«>» » »l«ll»"' L » l » t * l »*S!', • iVWfct •»»»» could convince ting membership- opinion that 1-Je says: "I good moral and 25S.V5,SB«3«»«3J33 S»«* V» S'SJT'JSSJT 51 n, B n,nei-BhlD in the I* A. W." He strong «M»UB> to cause wgnien to TP have an inventiPD protected all over the ww H is uwwwry *« *^ 8 uyv - patents-in aeWBy d i?' w membership in the I* A. W. alBQ takes a Hbevftl v|ew of the d from the southern, divisions f sv day races. SpeaKi«g o? the the question fte » abandon them. to cause women But as time wore Or, Wt liinf Balm ment now i-swsniso that

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