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I w 'The IVeatbrr,
I The Indlcatlona for Georgia to-day are
tar fair weather In the western und
j.’clearing In the eastern portion; cokler In
I South-afft portion. wlcds b, onilny fresh
rYtorthwesterly; and for Eastern Florida.
‘*fair weather, much > vlu.-r In the afternoon
J (it northern portion, wind* .’►-coming fresh
The rumor that Germany Intend* to buy
[y the Danish West Indies 1* most likely
: wn.y a bear fake, put out to scare the
| tolled StMtes into closing a bargain,
I, Did John lbs pile of New Jersey pay a
tilg.'i price for tit fortune? He went o
(he Klondike , where he cleaned up about
Vo ,OUU in gold, but during the time his feet
were Rosen and both had to be amputated,
fie must now go on stumps for the re
' maindur of bis life.
The New York Work! Hum* determined
to have the full value of the advancement
-.lt wHI get out of the fact that l-Jdltor
Murma worth of London will be Its ed Mor
for one day—the first day of the new
’’Vontury—setting forth hi* Idea as to what
the twentieth century newspaper should
■i—SS i .ii
Th© Frswrh War Department Is not go
1m to permit a revival of the Dreyfus
rose If It can he avoided. A Paris dU
ftaich says that the Minister of War wilt
complcicly Ignore the letter he received
A from Cap’- Dreyfus tin other day. pro
■ tasting his innocence uial asking for u re-
A statistician has calculated that Eng
land* coal supply, at thu prumt rati*
of consumption will disappoar In ISMO. Ht
-1 fore that time arrive*. however, II la like
ly that England will be deriving her heat
<mul light from electricity generated by
Aha wave* of the ocean, ur In tome other
(Banner little thought of to-day.
Advice* from the Northwest are to the
•Sect that the wheat acreage (or the next
crop will be at leant 91 per rent, larger
than the acreage tor the lad crop. With
‘good eeusons, this would give at the next
itiarveet a record breaking total yield.
(Tilt next cotton crop, too, la likely to be
w great one. Good price* and low .Block*
kiave Induced the Increased acreage*.
On the floor of the Stock Exchange of
Jclew York for the nine consecutive iteys
*ndin, on Sat unlay night last, there were
galea of eonalderaldy timre than a million
.glan a a day. This record I Hl* never be
fltOre been equated. It la to bo hoped that
’this flood of speculation at the close of
ifcti* himtesnth century does not mean
'that a spirit of speculation will provjil
l®untig the twontloth century.
I Before the opening of the groat Chicago
sjdraltinpe canul It was claimed by those
(Who were opposed to the scheme that the
Yvatl amount of water which would flow
Hthrough the canal would lower (he level
L*o( l*ak Michigan ar.d thus do Imtalcu-
Kltbl* damage to many Interest* Certain
r-tneasub meat* token a few days ago, com
pared with similar mcosuretnenta taken
Mon the cotreHion.llng day and month a
■wear before the canal was opened, choir
i'rist the lake level Is now, as a matter
|ji fact, tig Inches higher than It was
Julian the Prat measurements were taken.
la n suggested, of course, that the
||yaanai ha- rlsed the lake level, but It 1*
Hißiaiaied by the Chicago |>eop!e that th'
demonstrate* beyond question
’-anal doe* no*, taku away water
■Mnough •<> **. . .a the *l)*UU.i thv level
THREE Nm UTATKI PNOBAVLR.
It *©* ms to l>© the opinion in Washlng
t*i that three t rritort**. tmm* !y Aiw
lu. New Mi<xkro nml Oklahoma with ihn
Iruhan Territory, will h* ulmiu**l at
**?iif j* at thta of rotiKreva. fien
utor ralrli.ink* tntrodu*() a bill Into the
n day or two iiiro in which It H
provkim that nkiah>m4 •*! the li.dun
T* rriiory ulmli be admitted mt* on> *ta*e.
iioth okl thoina and the Indian Territory
h. ha<l u wonderful growth l\irlriK the
iit t*i years. Together they ituve u
I'.iiMiiatj(* areuter than uny one of eevt'ii
tr* n jf the smaller states.
At jr*’~ent it i* not apparent what op
l>oHtlon there will be to the admiaalon
o' .wy one of territorte*. It may
!** that the Kcpubliciin* will t* .ikiliul
(itliinttiiiK Oklaiioma and the lnlmn Ter
ritory aw one state. #<r the rramm that
th> sta i- suiiM be If* nn* nil-. Okla
■"fna iit>j(|# %%*■,! r’ liepuiiiiCMll. filtli
m l<oih po4ltic.il parties In ttialr latest
p.ai forms in. on record an favor Ina d
-miitiiiK tne (t-rritores in ijue.ftion, neith*
er lk-mo rst* >or could oh*
J*. t to the admission of any one of them
witti any d' Kr* of ronlst*i.t y. It ap
l* rs to N Ihf under? uuln.c that (he
Okuhouiii hl.i wdl he tuken tip First, a Oil
If t i.t Is * there will be but littl.*
pp*itiofi to the umbltion of
♦ Ifhcr Antons or New Mexico.
Arlsoitn h.iN grown in th issl decade
four than New Mexico, though the lat
ter HtlU has the larger jiapulatlon. Ac
ording to tin- returns <klhom.
tvlth the liidlun Territory ha a i>ofui.i
tlon of pr* ty nearly biO.WO. Arison.i h e
population of n tittle mere than
fii*l N w Mexico nf aUoit The .kl
nil- .t-n of th*- would brliifr
the numhi-r of itnti> up to forty-eight.
If th*r* la any way to arcumpllth It
lh*r Is one thing <*onirrps ougnt to tk>.
r.d that Is annex N vada to some om*
.f the other statj*. She has not ikjjmj
i. < no ugh to m ik‘ ; good Mxed eoun
ty. Ami her |iopuif9cion is atrniiily |e-
I lining, it la unjust t*. the other Htates
that an Inslgriltb ant state like Nevada
should havi representation In the Senate
equal to that of the grutest state in th *
THE SIOSQI ITO DKTfHnKI).
A N* w Jersey man has < oni* to th#
defense of bis fi-llow citlxen. th© mu
qulto. During the p;©t year or * many
eminent iwlentlfio gentlemen have 1.4■••
engigel In giving the mosquito it l*la* k
eye, figuratively apcaklng. They have
alleged, and quoted all sort© or experi
ment* to prove the allegations, that thn
muKlcul und pertinacious little ins** t Is
not only a nuisance In the way of do
tttroykiK sleep and lndu< ing profanity, hut
is aolualy the purveyor f rnaLirla. yellow
fever and fssitilbly other horrlhlo ills. An
Italian professor of great n-fhiwn
only recently published n |M|**r In which
In* demotistrut***! that th© mosqult** was
In r*ulßy an unlmated Incubator of tnu
lari.t germs, as well as a p**r-*tstciit
squirt* r of thus** germs into the human
systeag Get rid of the mosquito, said the
ltttllau do* for, und you will get rid of
malaria* A Havaniiah doctor. *onmieniing
on th© Italian's experiments und con* lu
stona. sal*! to u representative of thi*
pa|M-r: "Give me fair*- water to drink
and pur*' air to breathe, and all of the
mosquitoes of New Jersey may bit© me.
und 1 wil! not have malaria." The United
.States army eurg**ons In Cuba have re
cently l**©n investigating the nsiaquito
w'ith relation t* th© yellow fever, and It Is
reported that they have found the connec
tion between them quit© close. It is be
lieved that cert am cases of fever have
lieen traced directly to inoculation by
Notwithstanding Ihe cx|ert evidence
against (lie mosquito a* a deadly enemy
of mankind, the New Jersey roan referred
to above lias no hesitation In saying that
the Insect la a poor. tnullgtied, outraged,
benefactor of the human race. It la not
•appreciated because It la not understood.
In the great ylan of Nature, every living
thing was designed lor me good pur
pose. What that purpose la. la often dlf
llcult to be ascertained—os In the case of
the mosquito. The New Jersey man, how
ever, lias lived in clone dally communion
with the mosquito all of I*hr life, and
therefore believes ho hao learned Its se
cret. He dot's not pretend to deny the
presence of bacilli upon or within (he In
sects little combined drill und Mood pump,
but he asserts that tho Inoculations made
by the mosquito are actually beneficial
to the persou bitten. They ore. he saya.
preventives of malaria, upon precisely the
same principle that vaccination la a pre
ventive of smallpox. The mosquito's Wle
may deposit u few malaria germs In the
blood, and a slight malarious condition
may result, but It Is mrly temporary, and
serves lo render the bitten Immune to
the disease lor tho season. lleyond that,
says the New Jersey man, the bite of the
mosquito Is a preventive and cure of rheu
matism. That he knows from hla own
experience. He has seen well-sealed cases
of rheumatism cured by, or at hast altar,
tales Horn mosquitoes.
It Is Impossible to say what the object
of the New Jersey man Is In thus cham
pioning the cause of the mosquito ugalnal
the eminent scientists. It may be that
be la a land agent, and lias some swamps
and marsh tracts for sale. It may be
unit he bus In tuut I the establishment of
a great malaria and rheumatism hospi
tal, with the mosquito as both doctor and
apothecary shop, without coot to the pro
moter. Ur It may be that the tu.ui Is
merely tndtguuiit -because denixcus of bis
native state have been ruthlessly attacked
and lor stale pride be wishes to defeud
Home years ago an arras manufacturing
company of Providence, It 1., received
from the Turkish government an order
for a large number of Martlnl-llenry
rules. The order was tilled. But It was
not until many years had passed, unci
alter the company bail about exhausted
ita patience and Its resources lor collec
tion, that the Ull was paid. The Cramps
probably recall the circumstances ot that
order, and that 1* why they have asked
lor (OUO.UUO cash In advance on that con
tract lor a cruiser for (be Sultan.
At last the widow of the victim of a
lynching lias managed to secure an In
demnity for the loos of her husband, live
years ago In Ripley county, Indluna, Wll
harts Jenkins was lynched, lit* wifo In
stituted suit for damages against the
sheriff of the county who bad failed to
protect Idm against the mob The bonds
own of the sheriff have just effected a
compromise with th widow, by which
kuj as* to Mr***
THE MOKNINC. NEWS: 3IONPAY. DECEMBER 31. 1900.
THi’ t OTTON wil l' liMKAMi.
Tlx- cotton wilt dt*ea**. whU h l now
knrrnn to occur at several p.ae* in tle
states of tfoiXh Oirollns, <eorgia. Ala
bam*. I'ioruia ard Ailuir.sas. with alarm
ingly IneTeasing and structiv# n* s*. has been
lnv -*t V.t*d t v the tin' i*'f. il *• *: dtur il
department. The nature of Ifw* dlsea;** arvl
its ontrol *re embraced in o bulletin of
Id* department (No. 27) Just H(orn
of tnrlitilcililkfl, the dhe.a-a Is * fungus
growth which • ai.* from the Kll. This
rrowth gets Into und ohok* • th* glalabi
through which the p.ant k le ll* I*Oal and
water. Onre i plot of land geis the fun
gus inf*etion it ret lin* It nn long as cot
ton Is planted on llwl lui.f, #*XC4 jd the
noil te properly tr* it*d. isl meanwhilo
the area inf* ted steadily grows larger.
Tien* are. how*v**r, rortsU) totlors whieh
resist th** fungus. If tbeso 4an be oouln
<rd. good cro| m miy Is* grown on even In*-
tv t4N| ground
An ex* dienl kk-a Is la altcmdo crops
on Held* In whh’h the *otlon will dl-oaae
tan made lt* ii*< araiM-e. <*orn, row
peas, at .uk* . watermelon 4, etc., may
with Sciif-*ty !*• plnnlccd on much land; but
nkri shou.d never b* uw-cl. It may be
that ids wid .. i enUrc'ly ellmimto the
germs of the- ftu.uus and rure the land. In
so far m rot lon I** concern* and. but It will
lmfrov II und ut the- e.itre* Urn** giv**
< ro|is. Th** government cxp rlni* liters*, ae
a lion I* r of fa f. b \** not yet bee n aWe
!*>' any m ana to c *jfni*lel* ly cure any tile
*'as* I piece of ground. (Vrtaln * xpcrl
rn* nte Wiv* been carried on for four
years, at Iho end of which period micro
e laminations showed the fungus
germ still present.
In the lack of a epe*r!flc for the disease,
the department rrcamnv tab* the tresiment
of the bind with lim* an*l various mix
lun’s le*for** planting, the rwatton of
■ rops on infe* !*>d ureas, and the selection
wh* reve r \* -ible of S h -of cotton that
show Krt.aic.-4 re-slstence to the attacks of
Fit \N(I. and INDIMi a ril.l*.
Ite*('( ntly published statistics of tin* pop
i/latioi) f France sliow ttiat the tntaJ
surplus of births over df-ath** during tliw
le ode from Jan. 1, I<W, to De<*. 21.
was only 2XOOO, which numlu r. It Is esti
mated, was practically, If not actually,
wiiied out by emigration to the French
colonies and to oth* r countries. Thus II
appear* that France has stool still. In
eo far its jßipiii.iiiun i* cunerinml, iw U*
iOLst ten > < ars I Miring four years of
the ten, as a matter of fact, the dc*ath
rate was larger than the birth rate by a
total of nearly KW.CWO. The** it was that
the* |*olitic4&l (uonomlsln became itlarnu*d.
and urged r* me ellal legislation and vari
ous reforms. They saw the French na
tlou decadent. whUe their hereditary ene
mles. the CJe*rngins. were In.-reasing and
multiplying in such numbers that their
country was becoming too small to hold
(hem. Germany. Indeed, baa been forced
to look for colonies and other outlets for
her teeming and Increasing fiopuliitlon.
In the matter of legislation, the* French
lawmakers removed many of tho obstacles
to marriage. I'rUes wrre* offered for large
families, nisi extra taxes have be*en placed
upon bachelors. Officers of the army wre
now permitted to marry without a ’’dot"
from the parents of the bride, whereas
heretofore It ha* been required that the
bride should bring to her husband an es
tate capable of producing a certain an
nual revenue, sufficient for the ample
support of the family establishment, in
addition various reformatory laws have
been passed, among them a recent one
which abolishes the manufacture and sale
of absinthe, and proscribes the dispens
ing of certain drugs and drinks except
upon the proscription of a licensed physi
cian. Meanwhile on Intellectual agita
tion has been going on. I&ola has writ
ten a novel, ‘UhacoiidU*," In which the
problem of the decadence of Prance Is
sol forth In bare and terrible fashion.
Many persons have condemned the book
as unfit to read; but It In a novel with
a purpose, and that purpose Is the patri
otic one of making men and women hot
ter, giving an Improved moral tone to
the nation, and preserving and increasing
the race. It Is prolmMe that the book has
had as much effect for good an any other
agency that has been employed to change
the trend of events.
When a population of 40.000,000 Increase*
only 31,000 In n year, as wan the cane
In France in ISS3. It Is evidently time for
the thinking people of that country lo be
stir themselves. Whether the remedial
legislation that has been adopted will
prova effective, only lime will tell.
The last session of the Louisiana la*g-
Islature pasaed a hill prohibiting the sale
of cigarettes to minors, under penalty of
a fine of fcli* to SkJO for each offense. The
paper* of the state report, however, that
the law Is practically a dead letter, it Is
on the books, and that Is all that can bn
sa.d for It. Nobody lays any attention to
It, nd any child that has the price can
hey all the cigarette* that m.iv l>e de
sired. And Ihe use of the little "coffin
lacks" is mid to be largely on the In
crease since the adoption of the new law
The promoter* of Ihe bill no douhl
thought that their mere ae of It* passage
would Immediately imt a stop lo clgaretls
smoking try minors. They were immensely
plcured when the bill became a law. and
■ cjolcrd over ih< lr great reform victory.
This Is one more Instance showing the
wide difference between proposing a re
form und actually accomplishing It.
Mark Twain recently received an Invita
tion to visit Denver, it was from an old
friend, and he would have liked very
much to accept It, but he wrote In reply:
"I would come to see you, but 1 have de
cided never ugsirr*lo attempt long Jour
ney on land. I like to ride on wialrr. but
my over-land Journey* are over.” The
genial humorist has reached the slip
pered age, when he philosophically Idoks
for comfort all of the time.
A spirited crusade against cal* Is be
ing; waged In Hartford. Conn. There l* an
epidemic of diphtheria In that city, ami
the opinion ha* become current that the
Infection 1* being spread by cat* The
people have therefore armed themselves
with parlor rifles and other firearms ond
an- shooting every cat that comes Into
Three year* ago a prisoner of (he name
of Poet escaped from the Ludlow street
Jail tn New York. Prom that time up
to a day or two ago detective* were hunt
ing him; then It was learned that he
had been dead and burled for nearly two
year* and a half. It Isn't often that offi
cers chasa a man so long after bola In
,lhj BMW ’ ft^N,
A writer In th** January Atlantic Month
ly, in dlsruto'ing the* of ’The
Tiroo-Ppirlt of tho Twentieth Century.”
pays: “How we* hustbd the poor plintsd.
formal, withered old e!ghte* rwh century
oejt of th© nether gate! sm thing its Idols,
tippling over Its altars, tearing flown Its
tarnished hangings of royalty from the
wall*, and l un*fling Its poor nniiqu t- I
furniture of authority ou: of th* win
dow.” In reference to woman, the writer
says: “Woman caught her breath und
lifted up her arms. The sui*ertltlou • Asl
itic curse !lx(*e upon he r by the ClMirt
was scornfully laughed away. Hhe*
up free as the- kixr.iii, woman again fne*
lo lu? proud of her se x. fre*** to we-d wh* re
*h* chose, frro to claim as her own th**
■ luld for whom she had travail**! te give
it life.” The freedom she- gained with the*
going out of th© eighteenth century has
Is *-ii igr*-ally Increase*! eluring the cen
tury row closing ih.it wllh the g>ing out
of the nineteenth century wo have th*
"n-w woman”—a woman who thinks for
herself, acts for herself anel. in many of
tho avenues of e*mpioyment, I* standing
•thoulil* r to sheAiUie-r with man battling
for bre*jul And she is showing herndf
• <iual to the reciulreme nis of her new
position. Bo great has been her advance
ment In almost every field of cn le-avot
hat there Is some* ground for wondering
whether she will not be* the real leader
In tin- world's uffairs at <ho end of the
The prestigious growth of the United
-States during the past century Is best
shown by cim|*arlson with the growth o(
other eountrles. A calculation by an au
thority shows that the increusc in popu
lation In this country for the* hundred
years has been 1.12 b |rr cent. The ln
ereaseie of the principal countries of Eu
rope- are* as follows: Ruasl.i, 174 per cent.*.
Untied Kingelom. 15> per cent.; Germany,
145 per cent, and France VI per cent.
It appears now that th© only man likely
to win a military reputation out of the
current South African trouble* Is tie Wet.
.\l••anwhile several reputations won else
where tire l*e?lng buried in South Africa,
honl Kit Wiener's may b** among them be
fore the end.
PKHMri % 1..
—The German Kmperor was at Letz
hlngcti when the census was taken. I’h
.b-i 4 he heading "Profession," he arrow
"German Kmperor, King of Prussia.
The card has law framed and preserved,
a certified copy being sent to the census
—Mr*, ilenton Harrison, the novelist,
has son. Francis Iturton Harrison,
taking a post-graduate course In English
.If Yale. This young man announces hi*
Intention of writing a hl.-tory of th. War
of the Rebellion from a Confederate view
point. his father having been Jefferson
Dav'ls' private secretary.
—Miss Beatrice liarraden, the novelist,
who was recently severely Injured while
mountaineering In Norway, has returned
to England, and Is rapidly recovering.
Htx- found while In Norway that the Nor
wegian translnior of her first novel had
otr.lted Its lass chapter, saying that thus
the story was much improved.
—Rev. Frank A. Gregory, son of the
dean of St. J*Hiit’. London. Is Ihe oldest
missionary of the Society for the Prop
agation of the Gospel In Madagascar,
where he has been for the past twenty
six years. He has Just received the
Cross of the legion of Honor a* a recog
nition of his services to the natives and
French soldiers of that Island.
—Angelina—"That was a lovely engage
nisni ring you gave mo last night, dear;
but whut do these Initials ’E. CV mean
on rhe Inside’" Edwin—"Why—er—that
IS -don't you know? Thafs th.- new way
of stamping eighteen carats!’’—Tit-11.;s.
—As on Accommodation.—" Are you
going to hang up your stocking on Christ
mas eve?" asked the boy’s uncle, patron
ising.y. "1 suppose so," answered th •
modern child. Mill more patronising!;
"Father and mother seem to exiwet that
sort of thing uis.l It would be a pity to
disappoint them."— Washington Star.
—The Craxc.—"Sir—you remember that
county-fair premium-list I got out when
wc were not living so well us we aro
now ?" asked the successful author. "Yes.
dear," anewertsl his wife. "What of It?”
“I want to know tf you have a copy of
It among your keepsakes. I have Just
reoelved an offer, with a good bit of
money In It, for the dramatic rights.”—
—Fouled Again.—“l can't understand It
at all.’* soliloquised the bank press lent.
after the trusted cashier had departed for
torts unknown. "Hr was u good fel
low. smokisl, could take a drink when
neoassary, and never attended church ex
cept when forced lo by tils wife. Who
would have suspected such a man was
leading a double life find was suihtlii
tendrnt of a Sunday School In Brooklyn?
Nobody, I say Puck.
t I It IIP. NT t (111 MIC.NT.
The St. lamis Republic (firm ) says:
•Senator II anna la doggedly resolved upon
crmprlllng the passage of this syndi
cate subsidy grab. In which he and hi*
friends of the monopoly cult are so deep
ly Interested. He did not anticipate any
such vigorous resistance to his will na
has developed In the present Congress.
Huch resistance has angered him beyond
measure. It will be characteristic of the
burly boss to saddle the coat of an extra
congressional session on the coun'ry rath
er limn be thwarted of hi* desire. And
that Hanna has the power to do as he Is
reported to have threatened no one who
Is familiar with the situation at Wash
ington will be Inclined to doubt."
The Springfield (Mass) Republican
(Ind.) says: "A Western paper tins gath
ered statistics of gifts to educational In
stitutions. churches, libraries, art mu
st urns and charities in the United States
the past year, and flnda them to reach the
total of f6O.JM.OJI>. Compared with the
wealth of the country, that Is very smoll.
Our people are really more generous.
Most of the giving Is unostentatious and
Is never heard of. What th* poor give to
each other aggregates no small sum year
In und year out."
The Chicago Record (Ind.) says: "Self
sustaining. ami with abundant resource*
for a heavy export trade, the United
gtate* Is acquiring a commercial Import
ance the limits of which may not yet
be discerned. It may be questioned wheth
er the aiqiearanee of the United Blabs
In the arena as the leader In the great
commercial struggle of the nations may
not b the moot slgnlllcant aspect of con
ditions at the opening of the new cen
The Philadelphia Record (Dem) says:
•• 'Principles live.' Mr. Rryart sententious,
ly observes. Me m.ght have aa.lcu
'Prices change.' and 'ratios are Incon
stant.' The trouble with Mr. Bryan has
been that he has undertaken to pass oft
upon the people of the United (bates a
mercantile problem as a basis of political
' off -
SubstllMle for MMchlug l*osf.
There wn* no hit* lung |a>t near by. so
he drove his horse up to the rear of a
big produe e wagon and tie*d 11, says ih*
Buffalo Express. The wagon was t o
large* to l>e* dragged away ae*retly, h*
rrasot.ee!, and. moreover, th** two
w hich were attache J 4o it were §* urely
th<! to un Iron prt.
When Farmer William Barg* r of Oar
dcnvtiie had done that h* felt that it w o
l* rf* *-fly *.fe fur him o r •Us i- t
lo the* Chippewa m*tk*t and remain th* •
It didn’t occur to him that p rch inc*
Hcaben J Putnam, the* owner of ih** pro
due* wagon, might de* klc to drlv* away
M*lor<* li** returned It happen* *1 tha*
He-uln-n did. He and his brother fii h* !
4heir business on th** nwrk**i .*iout 1
o'clock in the ft*rnon. rtossce! Ellice)?
up and start*tl for Wil • n by way of
Delaware avnu* and Tonw.n*l Tin ir
view to the* rear was obstructed by >
heap of lioxfe and barrels, but had it rot
been It Is probable that Farmer I**r-'r v
horse would nt have* been ohs* rv'*i. ** -
< ause the Uutnam brother bad th! ’
rn<>mefitoi. * to talk alu* Wh u V
reached a point on Delaware avenue
about i mile* and a half bey t I th* city
line John Putnam said to his brother:
"Hsulmhi,” said lie, “have you roll e* I
that rig Juf abaft >f us?"
Iteuben whirled around and saw the* top
of ?he* buggy
"Well," rt-sum* 1 John. "I've N-e*n a-no
tlcln* It n>w for some tin . or' it i** u
llar. Stop your team and I'll tw-t ih rig'll
stop too ”
Reuben <lrer. p on the lln*s. aial Mire
enough, th© buggy to the r< ar rime* to a
"There!” said he. with a sparkle of
iriumpb sim! alarm in his e y* of
course. It may I**- all right and nil that,
hut I say It's worth Investigatin'. IV
been a-lo*ktn’ at it sum* time .in' e*v**rv
llm** we slow up that slow* up.”
The brothers ge*t out to look, nnd gr* a
w* their dismay to a* e* that th** ve-hl l*-
was unoccupied and that the horse's head
was attached to the barklMi.ird of th*
wagon. The two look*-*! at e-.ich other !n
sheer astonishment. John shook his head
Ills manrer U*s|*<*k* auspicious too base
"Bfieak. John." Imploresi Reuben, "and
you really think I—?”
”It’a queer; that a nil.” Interrupted
John. "You say you didn't tmtlce it till
I spoke n> you a moment ago?”
Heuben's eyes filleel with t- ars and he
thought of hi* wife and e hildre-ii an*l the*
minister In Wllaon.
"There Is but one thing to be done."
sab! John, Vand that is to tak* it lw k
whe re >ou got it.”
A direct charge* was more than th-*
honest Reuben could stand, and his ipt- h
for a minute or two was not character
ised exclusively by tho sweetest-sounding
words in the language*. Hut when lie nn
ish* *l John was oonvine e* l that all Is not
gold that shines and that mistakes can
H uhen left his brother nt a road-hous**
anel drove all the way hack to the city t<
explain things. He went directly lo po
lice station No. 3 and sorrow !y apo log lx *t
for his a I >parent carelessness. In tin*
station house he ©noountercsl Farmer Bar
ger, who was on loud bunt for his
bore© and who had u few suspi ions of
his own. But Reuben was overjoyed to
hear his solution of th* mystery, and cs
he t-iimbe and up on his big wagon and (old
his ste eds to start for Wilson, h*- ©aid. re
"If John could only have beM*n here to
Mic Was hot to He Itaucoed.
Some time ago an elderly married
couple, who had spent the greater tsirt
of their lives in a village In Derbyshire,
made up Ihelr minds to take a Journey
to London, say* un exchange.
They received plenty of advice from
their neighbors ulsmt liow th y were to
take rare of themselves, und especially
to be careful of the London sharper. To
save expense, they decided to go by one
of the cheap trips that started from a
They got safely off. snd nil went well
till the train reached Bedford, at which
place R stopped a few minute-.
The old man, thinking he had plenty of
time, went to the refreshment bar to get
a glass of beer, and he was so flustered
by the crowd that he did tho very thing
he was afraid of—got left behind. An ex
press train being due. however, In a few
minutes, (lie station master kindly al
lowed him to go by It, and he w.is thus
enabled to reach London twenty minute*
before his wife.
He was eagerly on the look-out when
Ihe tripper* arrived, and seeing his wife,
he rushed up lo her. shouting:
"HI, Hetty, I'm glad to see ye agean. I
thouftht we wor parted forever!”
Belly looked at him Indignantly, and,
remembering the udvtce of her country
"Away wT ye, man. Don't bo cornin’
yer I.unnon tricks wT me. I left my owil
man at t’olher station. If ycr don’t he off
at once. I’ll call a bobby und hue ycr
When tiueen Victoria Sung for
Mendelssohn was at Buckingham Pal
ace In IM2, and, of course, there was
music, *>■* the Sunday Magaz n*. A fa
vorite song of the Queen’s was ’’ltaly,”
which apt* ared In Mendelssohn’* first
took of songs. "She sang II most beauti
fully In tune, strictly In lime, and phras
ed It charmingly.” Mendelssohn hus told
us, "but where it goes down to D natural,
followed by D sharp, she sang both notes
D sharp! With this exception It was really
delightful, uiid 1 have not heard the last
k'tig G sung by ai.y amateur with such
ease ansi In such perfect time ”
On Mendelssohn on the same occasam
pressing Her Majesty to sing one of his
own songs, Ihe Queen mid that "If I
would give her plenty of help she would
willingly do so " Just as she was about
to sing she exclaimed: "But the parrot
must go out of the room first, or he will
screech louder than I cun sing" "She
sang The I‘llgrlm’s Hong.’ ” continues
Mendelssohn, "really quite fanlllessl
and with beautiful feeling ami expression,
t praised her very heartily and wllh the
best conscience In th world, for that
phrase near the end having the long-sus
tained C she sang so well. Joining Ihe P
lo the three following notes—all In one
breath, as one rarely hear* tt done -thot
It highly amused me that she herscll
rhould have spoken about the very long
breath It required" "Oh. If f had nut
been SO frightened!" said the Queen.
The Doctor's Pee.
A rich man. well known for hi* ex
treme stlnglneas. drove up hurriedly In his
carriage to the door of n celebrated doc
tor. says an exchange. He was In a slate
of acute discomfort and fear, because a
piece of flshhonc was sticking somewhere
in the region of his throat. The doctor
speedily removed the dangerous obstacle
and (he man breathed freely.
"Thank yon. doctor!** he exclaimed,
much relieved. ‘Til never eat salmon
again—never! And with what ease you
removed ll—a mere minute's operation,
was It not? How much—-as—what Is your
"Two dollars." replied I)r B .
"To dollars!" exclaimed the gentleman
“for hall a minute's work! linponslM. ' •
• What lias that gut to do with Hr*
"Oh, a great deal.” replied l>r. n
"Had It teen a halibut or fresh haddock
I should have charged less—perhaps i
dollar; cpdrisn or eels, 80 cents would have
ooen atniir payment; mackerel a quar
ter; while a red herring hone 1 mu at
even have removed free of charge; but
salmon at this time of the year—well,
really, sir, one has to pay for these lux
***s - - .‘-taJE*
itku* of i vn:Ri-:*T.
—Th* |>.>wer that drives th© presses
main vitit. :i Ih Ilßff 110 K*l>rr tm i.Motol
i-.ctrtcU) bruutihl by wire fruin Nt
agam Ii l
liti K.itiatlo* ahow that Ml .Igan
now I. 1 thv work! In th*' pruJurtlon ol
I -an-. New York *t*U' lon* lieM ttrat
-.Mr. M .ry Fol.om of Fort Hamilton,
N. Y . kin* tit.—l u potltlon praying the
iu rl (o enjoin her m from rourttii* a
~ir >iiur.K wuni.n who live* In u i’."ar
—On*' of the bti.leat men In Kann * * I*
Ellhu W.'bater of Coman,he county. He
i, unYer tiomt hiir*d with felony ha.
. , i,:tj*he*l by eredltora. has 1.-en
mine,l,' t into th.- b.*nkrup*'ty court iikl
is tl* fi-nUitiK a *llvor ■■ eult.
Nine i.*mlll*, embracing forty-four
piraona In all, have i*t.irte*t from thr
.hbo *hj4 of Olebolt, lu.. for Okla
they win take UP farm land.
Ul w.r. pn-(.Ton farm people In lowa.
. i ii In that mate in order to *o
where land !' cheaper.
[*r Bruce H.iUtead of th*' Tcaae Srate
l of.' ; 1;y ha cone to Mexico to pui-ue
ii.. Imirtant ai harologloal Inveßtl-a-
H, wlil a iso vlalt Ihe ancient rotoß
, i... fuiin l on Table mountain. In the
• it.- of Nuevo la-on. where brlKaixle are
I lo have burl*.l a vaat amount of
In.taurc many years ago.
I'h. Uu-'.-ian navy will have the ,I
vai.t.nie of a hn* b* I of coal, which I *a
r, . ml) l n <ll ov**r*-*l ala place cal and
ii, h usk, in the t'au .iaus, .wily a t w
mb. ill- aut from the sea. Th*- coal t-
Ml ,l „*,r un area of thirty mile* sad
, i | |a •.* of the •> --
trie is Inv* sllgattsl Is caUmattd al ah it
~A J King, recently e lected prosecuti g
attorney of Vi rnon county. Missouri, fi y
hay* 1.. teniduel a l iwsuil ag in**t blmse f.
Wo*-n , oui:t > re.-.'order b* was sued by l c
outity lor |l * which it was * klm <1
h. ow*d th* county on fees iWlected 1
i,ot turned in. The < as*- has l* **n in mat
Ircult court?* and has been fr©i tur a r
hearing Jan. 2.
Frank D* verett of the United Slat s
x*-**l.glcal survey h- been in the nlg! -
*orhooe of Ann Arbor. Mich., for six
months making a study of rurfnee geo*-
raphy for the g*vernment. He finds tha?
tii. >ite of Ypsilanti was at one lime h
Itoltom of lake , whk h was connecteei
with an Immense* stretch of water, Inolud
Ing Lakes Huron un*l Erie.
—A terrific storm—the si roc o—recently
swept across the* Mediterranean from the
p.ihara Ih - seamen beiunging to th*
>t.am*-r liavt-n of Inde>n re;ort that
showers at mud fell on th*- deck of that
ves.-*-l. rierne- years age. during a. le-inpcst,
sDoai i- of fine saiiti e arn*- from the Sa
hara anel fell evil the flat foots of the
hoii-*; uiii 4he decks of the vessels in the
vi Inlly of Naples.
—Leaders of the n.illonul party In Mas
sachusetts hat* organised a club In Bos
ton, with Moot field Storey n* president.
The purpose of the oritanliatlon Is de
dared to be “raising and maintaining tin*
standard of got eminent. oigmstng the
ring, the* boss and the spoils system In
federal, state uml municipal politics, and
uphokllng the Ideal- on which our repre
sentative government Is founded."
—The Court of Apwals nt Albany, N.
V*., hold* that u tired car conductor has
the rlg.it b> eject a isi-*nger who Insists
on Mundmv on the platform. Kiwi**! W.
Montgomery, suffering from a violent
headache, came* outside hoping for re
lief In the fresh sir. The condo* tor pul
him off after -.une argument. Montgom
ery sutel amt obtained a verdict for |tio
damages*, but this de udnn was reversed
on appeal to the higher court.
—John Bowen, a prisoner who wis
taken *: k In the Marinette county, Wis
consin, Jail with what was thought to be
*nioll|a>x, has gun* Insane. It Is su|i
l-**l thut th* worry und fear lndu***l by
the Mi.-pleloua character of his ailment
unhing'd his mind. After he had bean
tsoiuiiei for several days it was found
that It was only u rush that he wis
-uff* rtng with. He soon recovered, but
has sin**- become violently inonue.
—A recruiting officer who was In low i
recently says that the perceniogo of mn
ur.-opted m that Mato on offering them
selves ror army service Is considerably
above tin* average found In any other
‘tale. Enlistment* in lowa are Largely
from the f trm* u:*i the vnet majority
of young fellow* offering themselves ar*
young, strong and hardy. Then again,
their Inielligence is much higher than in
m " ! "Iher Mat. *, and Hits m ikes them
still belter material.
—The position of the United States In
world polities at the dose of the nine,
benlh century Is very different from Its
position at the end of the eighteenth, as
Indicated I y the following lines from
"The Boston Ccntled” of April LI,
France lights nil.
Britain pays all.
Ilusstu threaten* nil.
I’rtissla humbugs all
Hwltarrlaml Is nearly plundered by ah
Sliln docs nothing at all.
Gi l many thinks Itself all In all.
Tli. frilled States is *|K>llated by all.
And. lest destruction should come upon
May Heaven have mercy upon n* alt.
—The cruiser Olympia, which Is under
going nl>out tSW.COO worth of repairs at
Boston, will Have i'ne finest ngureheu.l In
tm service. It will la- partly ,i tet.ro.lu,-
Hon of tie classic stntui, "The Winged
Victory,” cast In l.ronxr. The figurehead
and scroll will contain about ? ufx> pounds
•if bronsc. The flgur.-plecc, which will la
life else, represents a heroic young wo
man in flowing drapery bolding over her
head nil eagle .it- ait to take flight. The
w.ngs of "\ iclory" are thrown lack
against the side* of the prow. Her feet
rest upon :i shoal of dolphins
The llkurehead from the pedestal to the
rag!.'* head will nnasuie ahout seven
f* '■* 8< roll work containing the nutlooal
• ' it of arms on either side will run nft
and underneath the haw-c pt|*-s about
I.’ feet. When th. whole ornament Is put
In plat - .' It will be isiinted anil gilded.
—lt will grieve. If It will not dishearten
the Prohibitionists to learn that the past
year bits been a very busy and a very
profitable one for the dealers In whisky.
"The old y. ar has been parti ularly bright
for (hem.” to quote from the Louisville
Courier-Journal, printed In u whisky cen
ter M tny have had the lest business
of their career*, and It Is said that all will
iK-gln anew ledger with n handsonn profit
on the right title of the old " Bach an
swer* os "we have not had -neb u bus
iness during our career;" "our business
has Inrr ti-el Its) per cent, during the ln*t
twelve months." "the largest year we
have had since the panic of last ■• "our
warehouses nr.- almost stripped of
whlsgv,” have been received In answer
to leters of Inqunry sent to whisky-dealers
In Kentucky and other states Kvery
lobMng-house In Louisville with hut
one or (wo exceptions, is doing a rut
tlonnl business and they have traveling
s.lesm. n on the road covering territory
from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from
the Groat Lakes to the Gulf. This I*
only Iruc of three other cities in the
country. Cincinnati, New 'fork ,nd Chi
“■* i" ™ n -'"' ,n *•• the large sale
of whisky this year there are many ru
nc rs all. at r. yarding the output by tho
tni*t during th‘ current n whii
the trust I. only running a f.w ho U s£
now. It is said that U will Mart
tiols ear ly In the new year, and will j U n
i them aißieir ml had. ij
LULff HOP! fit HD C. 8 l U
For 110 of Hop. Montgomery, Trun.la,
bolt. Cattle Fark and West l.nd.
I>aUy except Sundays. Subject lu chakg,
I SDK OF HOPK.
Dv. City for I. of H , Dv lsl of Hops
6), am from T*-nili 00 m for Bolton
7SO am from Tooth (JO ora for Towh
*k> am from Tenth 70u am for Tenth
tli am from Holton gOO am for Tenth
10 SO am from Tenth jlO uu am for Tenth
12 <# n'n from Tenth jU ou am for Bolton
1 li pm from Bolton .11 S) am for Tenth
2SO pm from Tenth j 2 00 pm for Tenth
220 pm from Taoth j 2 *u pm for lloltoc
*SO pm from Tenth j 200 pin for Tenth
S If. i*i. from Holton !
i3O pm from Tenth | 400 pm for Tenth
S3O pm from Tenth | iOO pm for Tentn
ISO pin from Tenth j 700 |>m for Tenth
g3O pm from Tenth | gOO pm for Tenth
SO pm trv>m Tenth jtltipm for Tenth
10 Jo pm fioiu Tenth jlO Ou pm for Tenth
Lv city for Mon* ry.| Dv. Moo t.corner y ~
S3O am Irum Tenth | 7 li .m for Tenth
33u pin from Tenth |lU|>o for Tenth
kSJ pm from Tenth | 600 pin tor Tenth
Lv _ c *t>' fur Cat.l atk| Lv. Chitie l*ark~
i J am from Bolton | 7 OU am for Bolton
7 SO am iron* iioiton | g uu om lor Bolton
1 U 0 pm from Boilou | 1 30 pm lor Bolton
2 SO put from Bolton j 3 00 pm for Bolton
7 0* pm fiuui Bolton j 7 so pm for Button
a 00 pm from Bolton | g m pm for Bolton
Cor leayrea Bolton alteet junction 5.3 J
a. tn and every thirty minutes thereafter
until U;3up. m
Car leaves Thunderbolt nt 6:00 a. m and
every thirty minutes thereaftar until
i: 00 midnight, for Bolton street Junc
l RBIOHT AND FARCED CAR.
This ear earrlea trailer for passenger*
on all tripe and leaves cast ride of city
market for Is:*' of Hope. Thunderbolt
and all tntertn*-<iiat<> points at 0:00 a. m
1 O' p m . 500 p m
I.eave* I Is of Hop* for Thunderbolt,
City Market arul all Intermediate point.
s' J 00 a. rn , 11 00 a. m.. 2 40 p. n.
Irnr end i'ak
Car leaves west side of city market fer
West F.nd 6-00 a m and every 40 minutes
thereafter during the day until 11.30 p. tn
Leave* West End nt 6:30 a m. and ni
tty 40 minutes thereafter during the day
until !2;00 < "clock midnight
H M. LOFTON Oen Manager.
Mercltoitis S Miners Fransuorioiion Go
To Baltimore & Philadelphia
l'lckt-U on Sale to Ail Points North az. l
First-rlasa tlcketft include meals and
>rtht Savannah lu Baltimore and Phlla-
Uiphta. Acconunodatious und culxino
Th© steamships of (his company ar© ap
pointed to sal) from Bavnnnah as follows
(Central Standard Tim©):
TO MALT I*ol*l2.
CHATHAM. Capt. Esster, TUESDAY,
Jan. 1. 2 to |. m
TEXAS. Capt. i:idrc*lcr©, THURSDAY.
J in. 3. 4:> p ni.
t 11 MI LEEK, Capt P©t©rs. SATT’R
DAY. Jan. 5. € 30 p. m.
ITASCA. Capt. Billups. TUESDAY. Jsn.
4, S:00 |. m.
TO I*lll LAOF.LPHI A.
BFsRKSHIRE. Capt. Ryan, WEDNES
DAY. Jan 2. 3:30 |>. m
ALLEGHANY. Capt. Foster, MONDAY,
Jan. 7. 7 80 p. m.
BERKIIHIBF. ru Ryan, FRIDAY,
Jan. 11, 10:00 a. m.
Tickst office .No 112 Bull street.
J. J. CAIIOLAN. Agent.
NEWCOMB COHEN, Trav. Agt.
H tvur.nah. Ga.
W. P. TURNER. O. P A
A. D. BTERRINB. A T M.
I. C. WHITNEY. Tr iffi.' Manager.
OcncraJ Offices. BxHlmore, Md.
It never hia cost over S9ff
P© year Th© wverng© coat
for th© last 17 yarn baa hwn m
trll© over f7.oh t>©r yenr. L
H b THU BEST and the largest acci
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clal 1 avelcrs In the work). We have a
memlsrshlp of over ifl .in. We have a re
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travelir can . ff.jr.l t . I.e without the pro
tection w. give nim. Write the Secretary,
who (111 eh*, rfully give all Information
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fbotli cooked and
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Takes the place
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