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VOL. XXI V.
PJTTS1.KHO, CHATHAM COUNTY, N. C, THURSDAY. SKPTKMI5KR 12, 11)01
If TWO GENTLEMEN I
i-wwriphl. Iijr Unur.nT BiinsfiO 8om.
Ho wo went on, turning ami twisting
about dark nooks nnd corners, I, nt
oust, expecting every moment to be
ivied by a minima priest.
"In bore," Hiiil Kuiiiuni.
Wo stooped mul din ted through a
Idw archway that led into a largo nuJ
elegantly furnished chamber.
This large, room was hung with tap
estries mill contained every nrticlo of
There wevo easy-chairs, similar to
. iako I bail seen frequently in Hono
ho stono floor was covered with
A L'irror bung nt ono side.
At ihe end of the chamber, in n
suull nlo.ovo, bidden by curtains, was
tlio bed t( the priestess.
When wo catered, who threw herself
in a large ehnir, panting aud fliiHhcd
(ruin her rapid flight.
"Von nro safe for the time," she
raid. "No priest, high or common,
cvor comes hero."
I was puzzled bow to net. I was in
lit j presonee of a Htrango priestess,
who bad the lives of Winnie and my
r.elf iihsolute'.y in her power and the
cruelty to crush out those lives at the
bidding of her senseless religion. Rut
I was also in the preseneo of a beauti
ful woman, rarely lovely, who bad
about her, as she sank wearily intc
bnr chair, none of the austere priest
ess. Rather, she was the loveliest,
fairest, mod fascinating being I had
ever seen, an I scarcely moro than i
"Heautifiil Katimai," I said, kneel
ing on a rug at her feet, "explain Hit
mystery of your preseneo hero ant
1 1: nvful religion that calls for tht
,.i ' -r of a gill like yourself."
- o looked at mo dreamily a mo
ment. "do not think I am able to ex
plain it," who said. "But do not
kneel before me. It is for those otb
era to kneel, not you."
I drew a chair near her and sal
"You have really seen Pt-le," bin
paid. "Tell ino about her."
'There is nothing to tell," I re
plied, resolved to test tho belief o'
tun priestess. "There is no l'ele. "
Kauuiui s it erect and gazed nt me
"Von do not speak tho truth," she
paid. "l'ele lives, else why niu J
"Thai's what I want to know. Why
we you here, and where did you conn.1
from? Who taught vo-.i this bolief in
Her ga..s wandered from inn to
Iistant parts of the room. A vacant,
faraway look came iutj tho beautiful
"1 ib) not know; but never mind
we. Tell ino about l'ele."
"I have told yon all tliero is to tell
nl iat her. When you assert the non
oxisletioo of n thing there is nothing
else left to bo told."
'' dou'l believe yon."
"Did you ever hear of Odd?"
"l'ele is a godde-is."
"Doyou kuo.v my nationality?"
"Xo. I kiio-.v you nro cot a native
of Hawaii. Vou mint be either Eng
lish or American. When your sister
was brought here, I now recollect, it
was said she was ir.i American, Sj
you must bo one, ton."
"And what me y.m? You are not
native. You are whiter than 1 am."
"I am a priestess of Polo. Wo nro
"Nonsense. You arc no moro im
mortal than am."
" Ytiu blaspheme."
"Call it what you will. Let mo tell
ym what you are, and you may punish
mo if I a;:ger you."
A beautiful smile, illuminated her
"I'roeeol," sho said. "You may
toll ma anything w ithout fear of mji
"You nre the most beautiful woma.i
in tho world, and have been taught
this nonsense in yohr early youth, by
some one who is either a lunatic, like
these priests, or who fosters their
cr.i.y order for somo purpose of polit
ical power or other seltish motive.
'These cranks you have around you
are worthless people. They do you
and everybody elso great barm in liv
i u g as they do and worshiping the un
known goddess they call l'ele. Yoitl
imaginary goddess is cruel and blood
thirsty. She wimbl make or beliel
iu her would make ym cruel and
bloodthirsty, whereas, a woman so
rarely beautiful ns you sho" id be n
power for good in the world, and
should sit in the charmed home circle
of loving friends, instead of living
n nid this solitude and waste, listening
to a lot of driveling idiots win would
niurdor you or me, to excite their to
culled religious ardor. There iibu!
one Ood, "ivaumai, a just (iol, who
long, long ago sent His Sou to dt fu!
us, and in that grc.it sueritioe all oilier
faeriliecs were embraced, so that now
tiar (iol re piires no sa Titles siiXi as
Pole demands. Th-re is but o-.iv
sapronia being, and thn: i (iol.
Thero is but one power ovfi- thsr
volcanoes, an 1 that is Clod's power.
PeU does not live. But if she lived.
sUi con! I let itr.il one ine'i of a1
this vast mount a !n . Th" liio-uile.
the volcanoes a.c not sturel i y d.v
l', us you think. Tito neuter of t'.u
varth is a utn of lire, burning oa and
tm through the ages. From this great
ire masses of molten st u IT and bo'
gases nro sent out and must, in Bonn
way, make their escape. Kn they fol
tow tho hollow pilled through tin
?arlh and burst through where th
inter crust is thinuost."
Kauunii was now lieniling eajprly
forward, her binds clasped over her
ktiees, and her face showing tho in
terest she took in what I said.
"If that is so," sho said, "why dors
this molten mass como from tho tops
if high in jiintaiusV"
"Because, Kitumai, long, long ago,
ivhen tho volcanoes llrst broke forth,
;uoro were no mountain there, but
th mass that came from them grew
col. I and bard, and collected year al ter
ye ; piling up, piling up, until the
It was like talking to a child, yet to
n c'lild with keeu perception beyond
Ih i ordinary person of mature age.
"JIow do you know all this?"
"Wo read it in books written by
great men who spend their lives
studying the groat truths of nature,
and who teaeli us what they learn."
"Who tea-lies them?''
"rioino men are gifted by tbofio l.ol
whom I have just told you, with u
s'.eat mental power. They are able
:o reach out into tho davkuess of ig
norance; and light it with their dis
coveries. To them, tho aeerets of
rarth unfold themselves. And so,
no man is great in his own way mid
small in others. Another man is
great i.i another way, and while all
men may be nb'o to teach something,
so all men may learn ho. nothing of
"Vou know rveiytbing."
"' I know comparatively noth
ing, Kaumai. I am not a student, f
ove my case. But I read, mid talk tc
lliese great men, and learn what thej
have to tench."
"And in your world, out there'
she pointed with her linger ns if to
jward fiiiih! distant land "aro then)
Su priests and priestesses? Is therj
"Thero nre men we call jn iests nn I
ministers, Kauniai, who preach the
word of the Almighty, and teach peo
pie how to be good, aud bow to live,
so that w lieu they di", 1 1 1 ; y may Ix
assured of a welcome ill the heavenlj
la id where (iml and his sou Jesus re
side, and where wo go. in (no spirit
i'.rtei- this form of ours is cold is
"if o'.v gran 1 !" sho murmured, her
bnom heaving with new emotions.
"B it our priests and ministers dr.
d i n it go alien I like a lot of fools, as
y nir pi i -sts do here. They walk
I'l iut a iioug men. They moot us in
tr ho. nes. (Iol docs not repiiri
;hat in our worship of Him wo must
hide ourselves in the m mntaius. The
v, orld the universe is His grand
e nple. Anywherj i i it wo may
.vorship Him. Wo build churches,
i id in et iu them to listen to tho
tea hings of (iod's ministers, but tlu-j
erne before us ns men, ns friends,
not as these maniacs here, who seek
in'y to devour."
"An 1 in that world, aro there many
like your sister and like me?"
"There ar.i n ne so beautiful as yon,
Kaniuai, but there are women, good
i-i i b aatifitl, without whom the world
would be a desert. In our lives, wo
u j i nro ten lerly loved and cherished,
l id aro priestesses of goo 1 iu their
j. vii ho nes, but are not went out into
I wilderness, with a rotten belief
Irmiuic 1 into them as you have been.
Kauniai, y.m have been misled. You
have been taught untruths, for the sol-
ll.ih interests of a crazy set of fools."
"The Ka'iiuiiloukauiliinaw ni is pow
erful. U has many members iu the
"Tito world never heard of it. You
have been misled agaiu. Only a few
Niua'ies of Hawaii are i:i it. It is not
power anywhere but bore."
A look of doubt, of uncertainty cam
tut i tho lovely face.
"You have been to llnlcakala?"
"Yes, I have boo l through tho oU
cater. There is no IVlo there. Nu
te nples, no priests, no priestesses
You have been deluded, (roveriimenl
il ios not know of any such being
tio .-ernnii'iit is the rule of order, e.nd
no.v, iu Hawaii, it is a rule of the peo
;i!e. Tueio in uot oven a queen.
I '.vert iiei-u ba.s u ci'iiil riant toust
his jii'lgineiit iu making up what we
call the government. Thero is no per
son absolute in power."
"If what you say is true, I would
like to live iu a world like that."
"Then why may you not, Kauniai:
Wiiy may you, my sister and myseli
not leave this borrildo place and gc
among my people? You will bo wel
Tho priestess rose from her chair
md walked nervously across the clmui-iii1!-.
She peered out into the darkness
and listeeed intently for something.
I'lion she returned anil sank wearily
uto her chair.
"What you suggest is impossible,"
i'.io said. "Fust, I cannot accept
vh.it you Fay as absolute truth, and
lesiroy tho belief I bnvo held nil
iro at one blow. It has been taught
n that priestesses of Pile nre immnr
a'. How wuild nn immortal priestesj
"You arc not inrnortal, Kaumni, sav
u I have already Iol 1 you. We are a!
nmo.-tal, i'ni -.iiuch as our soul-i liv
..tor us, Our b, idles die; our spirit!
ive. That is iiinuoi tality.''
"Ah, yon teach beautiful things!
woifW TTKo to go v i I !i yon aud tck
them. But it is impossible."
"Why is it imj osi-ible?"
"Because I cannot leave here. Vt
authority would bo gtine the moment I
gave up tho worship of JVIe. Tbesi
people know mo only as I know my
self, a priestess of l'ele. As sm-li
they obey me. As Kauniai, the wom
an, I would bo seized and bo place. 1
by tho side of your sister to await o
"But I can appeal to iho govern
incut to send aid mid destroy these
people and piivo us,"
"Vou could not leavo this plac
alone. Neither could I. If I am to
die, as you teach me, then I limi t die
here. So must you. So must your
"J3ut, Kaumni, listen. This is hot--riblo,
to remain here, when we could
go out into a beautiful world nnd he
roine part of it. To what purpose do
wo end on- lives here?''
"To no purpose, if what you nay is
true. To thn glory of l'ele, if what
the priests sny is true."
"They aro a lot of maniacs."
"How nm I to know that?"
"Is there no person save myscb who
lias ever told you thai Pule was u
"To. 'There is ono who worships
l'ele, but who worships with a sutler
tm bis lips. Ho i.i not, I think a tiv.j
"Who is that':"
"Niinolnu. who brought yon here."
"Is there not somo way that Xiuiolau
rouhl help us?"
"No. Ho would bo destroyed if h
"But wo must not die here."
"Await mo here," sho said, rising.
"Tlio high-pricsts will need me now.
Your disappearance will cause great
;oiniiiotioi I must show myself be
fore them. I would not havo them
liseover you here."
She glided swiftly and silently from
;ho place, and I took several liirui
irmiud the room to quiet my nerves,
nhieh were iu anything but a steady
Kauniai was gone, perhaps, half a i
When she returned she was flushed
"They are highly exasperated," she
said. "They are scarchin ? the cav
erns for yon. It is well that you nre
bore. I did what 1 could to subdil.1
".She is safe. They will not harm
her until they s.iTitico her."
"Kauniai, they must not sa riiiea
"They will. I cannot prevent it."
"Are you n.it pow erful her ?''
"Yes, as a priestess of i'e!e. But
should I tiiwarl tln-in in their forms id
worship, my power would h: gon-''
"Kauniai, can a woman as b.-a itif il
a t you sen 1 another woman to a hor
"I cannot prevent it. I am power
ful only to obey Polo's demands."
"Ah! Have you forg itteu so soo.i
what I havo told you?''
She placed lie.- hvi I on mine. Hor
?yes looked into iiiiu '.
I felt a thrill of ecstasy nt the l.iu -'i.
"No," sho so.'d softly. "I h iv.i not
forgotten. But f nm p.rvcrle.ii to
jrevent th j sa-rifl -e. "
I shuddered an 1 turn ?! si -I; an I
faint. An anxious loof cam.' ia.o h:i
"Aro you ill?"
"Would you not be ill if your si -.-lor,
whom you love 1, was going to lu
musdered by n horde of de n m..'"
" wish that 1 could help you," sho
laid, and tlio m'tsie of her voice r-eeui-.-T
sweeter tha i ever before.
"And you will not try?" I hsko i
"may try," she replied hesitat
ingly. "But I cannot help you. I
know no way."
A moment of hiletici passed.
"Kauniai," 1 said, "tell'in nil yon
know of yourself. All that you can
"It is but little," sho said, with an
evident effort to force recollection.
"I haven dim remembrance, of a tem
ple not a bare rock like the temple
hero, but a rich temple, in which th; re
were priests of l'ele who taught me.
Then I was brought here in a ho a:
and given to another priestess, v, h i
taught me how to conduct tilings o i
this island. That priestess remained
for a year and thou went away. That
is nil I know."
"But how came you to learn Eng
lish? Who taught you that?"
"A man who used to come to t'ie
temple to see me. A small, dark man,
who said ho was n wanderer on the
face of the earth, nnd t aiou i for his
Uns ho hal devoted bit life t tho
vorship of l'ele."
"Another crank," I said. "IKd he.
give nny name?"
"I do not rcmombrr. It was many
"Not so iiiauy," I said. "You are
not many years obi, Kauniai. Not
more thuu nineteen or twenty I
should judge. Wero y.r.l a child a.
"Theii does that not seem to you t ;
disprove the immortal put of th
business? You w ere a child, in oi 'ie.
people were, and y.m a e growing
older. You will go, as others do, in
The beautiful form i hild lore 1.
"I do not like ileal!., now that yo l
tell mo I must die."
' But you would kill my si;-t.v? ''
"Xo; I would save y...tr i-Nt 'l- if I
mull. But I have toll yo.i I en
not." "Kmimni, beautiful Kiuini, wi 1
foil n it try to help m i-ave her? II
I once get her away from lime, there
.s uotbii.g that I would no! do f.n
A soft, dreamy look came intj hei
ITo Le coutiuucJ.)
Xlic Mmii to l'uttcni After KzitiiH'ri4tltiS'
AtiilsMIlt) I iK lunlre Itrpl j lu s Fool
Oiif-Mlon Nfitlilnjf l,onl A Lurk richer
The lnti li a. Icri or It, i:tc, Kl-.
'J'lie man who tries is a man to praise.
ilut unit n moment, wuit!
The iii.ui who tlors i tho limn, my son,
l or you to t intilnto.
Chicns?.) r.ceord Herald.
"Aniliilile people are often so csns-pcr.-it
"Yes; I wonder if Hint Is what imikes
them feel yo niiiiiible." Heliull Free
Press. ( j i i
.'die "No, I ran never marry yotl.
All our family is opposed to you."
Fie "Hut if you are not "
Mic- "1 Knit! nil our funilly."-Plillu.
tl olphl.l Press.
Iteply to l I mil Our.sl hill.
'What ten books would you lake If
you bail to pass the list of your life
on ii desert Island':"
"(Hi, I wouldn't lake books nt alL
I d lake things to eat."-Til-Biia.
JIt!-,,Vo mny have to wait some
time bol'oro we can gel married, dear.''
.Sho -' I'i'ilinps 11 Is Just as well.
Papu says he expects to do twice Hi
much business next year ns this."-.
Detroit Frio Preys.
A l.ortl fit-Urr.
"('roiiUslt-r never h.-is any trouble
When Ills wli'e rei'usi s to give 1 t 111 u
"Nope -lie's a reformed burglar."
Ohio State .Foiini.il.
TtlC Illlllf.K If of It.
"Why ilitln't ytm study th" lime la
blt and tin n ymi would uot have
nil. seil ymir train?"
"'I'liat wjis the trouble. While I was
trying to translate tie- time table llni
liain pnllttl oi:l."- Boston Jutins:!!.
Askil-"Wby tint s Wrlteui. the great
iiutlior, wear smh n lou'.: of constant
Tilllt "ire wrote the class song
when ho graduated, nnd bis enemies
sire constantly threatening to make It
public." Bait Ininre American.
The Only Kind Site Knetr.
Mrs. lii-isvm-".Mrs. Whilty is for
ever talking abiiiil the repartee nt b r
boi:se when she ar.tl her lai:-band t :i
terlain." Mrs. !.-il:;irop -"Yes. I nipposo
tbul's some cheap kind. 1 always use
Ooli.ng myself."-Philadelphia l itis.
l.tiht ill llm f'row-tl.
Tcis imeetiii!; .less on the street)
"Wliat'is the in. -liter':"
.less -'I've Just lost something, and
I can't think just what It is."
Tess "It wasn't your "
less oli, 1 know now. It v.ns that
little Mr. Huipp, who w;:s walking with
Tess -Tin n It was untiling, after
"She looks like thirty cents,'' re
marked be, but when I reminded him
l lint the subject of his remarks be
longed to the gentle sex, he tjiilcUly
corrected himself, nnd 1 wns pleased
to liotf that he fici'incd Hot iu the
"I beg your p.irtloii. I should have
said that she looks like I weiity-nliie
cents." Pittsburg 1'hronlclo -Telegraph.
A (Ifl.tle Correct Inn.
"You. sir," said the in.'iii with llie
high brow nnd lofty air, "nre only a
"No," answered the pailenl plodder;
"tlini'l rail me that. You never see me
getting: four linns as much for a serv
ice as it's worth, with n tip thrown in.
I am prepared to admit the justice of
your remark so far as the liiteiitn is
it tmcei iietl. ltut don't call me a hack.''
A l'nr.lf liitlet-tl.
The fair young girl who wns to be
come a bride on the morrow sat la
her boudoir, meditating seriously.
"Shall 1 marry Henry," she mused,
"or shall 1 shoot him? All the girls
Vlio slieoi their lovers get ruch lovely
write-ups iu tile papers."
But she decided l lint her trousseau
might be described in a bungling man
ner by the reporters at the trial, so she
leuui'liitlt tl to be married. -Bostuu
A lllu IMIIVreiur.
Mis:; Young "1 don't really see v. by
people should compare marriage Willi
Mr. Old "No. I don't; they are not
a bit alike"
MNs Young (enthusiastically) "Pr.!
:o gbitl you arrive with inc."
Mr. Old -"In u loiliry. if you draw
a blank you tan tear it up, ami toy
Miss Young ismm i hat iityMilicdi
"Yes."- The King.
"Men are big
exclaimed the t
fools than ever!"
"Nay. nay I" pn
"Tin y are by r. t
.1 U:e youth
as big fool
T'luy appeal to me.
with no s! ii- of reset
"You ate both i jo
r.-.v not o tall ::s tin y
they measure i-.muv
tl oot ii!"
ben ih y I'm:. :
I leugh oi. idly.
' I cry. ".Mm
used to lie. but
round the oli
fall to urg ling
'ive. 1 lose i.ll
Hint this is not t . m lit
patience and leave iliciii
Dvtrolt Join -
NOVEL TIGER HUNT.
CiiCcrJ AVIIIilii lilltn Sli.it liv a "SMbut
For a whole year the monster con
tinued! his depredations almost with
out molestation, over t'oriy p.ojiio
Imil bwu slain, ::ud the vlllag:' Ileitis
snlTerctl seven ly. The local fort i.t
ranger wim lu a state o," terror, iiinl
had written to Ids superior lu terms
much ns follows, showing the tllllieiill
situations in which he compiled Ills re
ports: "I'cli. . I'p n tree where I
ndlicrr wltii mueli puin and tiiseoiii
posure while big tiger roaring In a
very invftil manner on the lite line.
This Is two tiiiit s lie spoiled my work,
coming nnd shouting like thunder and
putting me up a tree, ami making me
bebiive like nu Insect, I am not iibl?
to climb with agility, owing to stom
ach being n little big. owing to tint',
water of this Jungle. Jungle mam
can fly up trees tiulckly. Kvcii when
I t'.o not see this tiger ami lie tloes
not iiinke a dreadful i: ois-e I see tht'
marks of his hoofs anil Ids nails on the
path." So It came about that when
my camp was pitched in tho vicinity
of tile "Yellow Peril," a deputation
headed by Kuomb.'ippn. presented;
self before my tent, and legcd mo to
rid the neighborhood of u monster
concerning whose doings each ono bud
souiti piteous tale to tell. It was a
long tramp up the valley before day
light next morning, and a still' climb
up the path, which wound Its way
over the rocks nnd through the tble
bamboo Jungle. Now the Jungle win
fo thick mid extensive that to beat
f'r the tiger would be n useless task.
Nothing could be seen in the dense
thickets of the cover where he lurked.
What wsiii to ho done?
Then I bethought me of H mode of
bunting of which a sportsman of dxty
years of age had told me. This was
the "shikar with bells." A native,
adorned only wlih a coating of wond
ashes, with a I ray containing burning
oilwlcks il ; in bis head, nnd a chime
of bells In his baud, precedes the hunt
er In search of game on a dark night.
Such was the plan now propus. tl. At
bi o'clock at night Koombiipps,
mioiuvd with ashes and bearing; the
lights niioii his lead uml llie chime lu
his baud, preceib , mo to the forest.
It was a wolrd ml vent nre. Naught
could be seen b::t the tSui outline of
trees In the gloomy forest. My com
panion's movements became more gro
tt'Stpip and, as It were, Inspired. The
lights danced before my eyes nnd cast
n baleful glare for some yards ahead.
The tinkle t f the bells became more
ronorous. ar.d till. -tl llie forest with a
weird rolse that ex 'ivl.-eil nn Imle
tcrlhnhle spell over the senses.'. Sud
denly the spectral ::sh-clad l!gu;v
censed to advance, but frantically con
tinued Its ecaseb ss antics. I pocrcil
Info the gloom in front, nnd saw two
luminous orbs shining through the
I'.arkness. Slowly they approached.
'The movements of the dancer became
spasmodic as the huge form of the
tiger emerged from the shadows and
stootl erect before us in tin- dim dick
ering light, with every hair set, breath
ing heavily with panting tongue and
heaving sides. As I raised my rllle
ami lired between the creature's eyt s
Koombappa sank to the ground ex
boosted by his exertions nnd excite
ment. The lights were extinguished
tit the same moment, aud all wns silent
and burled In darkness. For some
minutes I da rod not move. At length,
lis my eyes became accustonietl tu the
darkness, objects outlined themselves
amid the surrounding obscurity, ami
the great form of the tiger upiK'iiretl
lying on the ground n few yards off.
My bullet hail pierced his brnln.-I:i-liian
rcaitlo Who I.lve In Hopes.
It is a well known lac; that in nl
nost nny country town there are cer
tain individuals who call regularly
day after day at the pnstolihv and ask
for mall. They never receive any. nnd,
:;s far ns can be found out Lave no'
ivr.scn to expect any; but tiny are
.'iniinatt d by a vague hope that some
thing may turn up In the shape of a
1 tier, some coniiiiiuuiicatloii may be
received to their advantage. During
t'le last few days il has been observed
that those who most eagerly read the
bulletins ami notices In front of a sus
pended bank Wire people who could
not possibly have any real Interest In
the documents. They came, however,
ilay after day. a kind of oiit-nt the
elbows crowd. ::ml scanned th" bulle
tins as though they expected to see
notices r.s to where their own checks
would be paid. It was apparently the
ot chance iu a million Hint they
might see something to their advan
tage n possible remittance from sonic
riiknowii relative. At least that was
the Impression of a reporter who wiid
that they were Impelled by something
other than mere Idle curiosity. New
York ( otniiicivial Advertiser.
How A'-;rl In. Unit Women ill-.
The aiOlitioll of the l llited Stale:
( Jove! nn. i lit has just 1 u t ailed lo a
barbarous t ustoiil that Is still being
practiced among the Kiowa. ( 'otiianehe
.-ml A'nclie Indians, iu Oklahoma Ter
ritory. The Indians of these three Iribcs.
while living under the management of
: 'i Indian agent, are comparatively
civilixt d. and do Hot go oil the war
path, but work for their living at
fanning. But they have no love iu
iheir ht .iris for one of their own peo-pi-'
after that pel son has passed his or
htr age of usefulness. An aged
.'law. at'.e,- she relents llie age o.'
.ears, is s -n: in o ihe lie!.'. am'
I.:', there to di . unless s. .!: sy!:p:i
:i".ie whir. person co:;:t along nn
-tls ; i: ' in.- eld wo. i: in to th- i.
i on ;: ;tn-y. w'egv she in::y h taken
0.. e of at the e-.;e:;se t,.' : iie tloverii
.'. u. .
Y.avclt r .1 the tv : u noi.v
ii. ar the .I s! i. -sin- 1 1 s f sonic do
seited woiean at most any time thej
care to listen. Buffalo Courier.
A WOMAN WilO I'.ilPT A SECRET.
tioxr Mic'h tllHrrletl iin.l Ai)rei:II (iJutl
'litiil Slit- lliitn'l l. ll.
.Tui'ge John II. Baker, of the Tailed
Slabs District Court, Indianapolis,
l:n!., wns lu his private cilice tlieo..icr
day when a well tl;". ssed woman,
ba.tlly nu. re than twenty, knocked at
too door ami, iu response to bis invl
taiioti. walked Into toe room and up
pri ached his desk. As ll'e full light
1 1 ii it the Window fell upon her il re
vealed n face of more man ordinary
neailty. The blusltes deepen- tl on the
cheeks of the visitor lis sh" ICO lied
Hie tbsk and st-nd loi-king at the
"1 v.'atit lo lh.-i';k von." she said ill
n low. musical voice, "for liavii-g "cut
nc li th- reformatory mul also lor
M'eurlii.g my pardt n. I nm now mar
ried ami happy mul I owe it to you for
Inning piaettl me where I would lo
1 'iiger bi' ruder evil iiilluclitvs."
The Judge i-eeogii.r.' tl the woman and
ipoke In words of p. also of In r t un
thiol iu the pris.-n and t mi. rat ol.i.cd
l i-r mi le-r I e.ier sui rouni in --'. Th n.
us if recollecting -iincihiii r. lie :-!, -,.
'Now that yoll have btelt l.loa-.il
1 it 'Hi the lelorniatoiy. are J.nl mil
lcatl.V to led Who .gave .Vo'.l the eellll
The young wollli'.ll s. cli.e.l t'ciilolit
III lor a mol'ieut mid '.Ian. shake:
her bead slowly, replied:
llhl I don't have n t -il yon u 'a."
.Iiitlg- Baker rceoe.iii si his il.-llor r.s
a young woman who vt.is broiijiil
before tt t in live yea's ag i on a charge
of passing eoutn-rl'i it meii"j. Slic was
tht n about Hit' t n. and n liher the
fiiirl nor ih" district atiorney v.;:s
lllsposetl to pre.-eellte In T Vel'.V i'V-
on.iisly. Inn they were enxiors lo
learn from whom sh r eeivetl ihe
money that toe niaki r ei uld b- puu
Ishetl. Two men were umler suspic
ion, but tile liiAcriinielil 1 :el u i evl
t'.t ti.'e that wtittld justify arresis.
The girl was asked from whom she
received the counterfeits, lull she re
mained silent mill no amount of coax
lug could get the Information from
be:-, finally the judge told her be
would t'litl her to the reformat. uy
till she was of age unless sh told Hi"
mime of the person from whom she
got Ihe money, but would release In r
If she would tell.
The girl kept silent and was
sent tl the reformatory lo sp'-nd the
night, the court hoping Unit a sight
of the Instiltiiloii anil the prospect of
spending six years there would cause
Per to inline leer confederate. 'h-:i
she was called b-forc htm lilt next
morning she was as obdurate as ever
anil he passed sentence upon lu r.
lie thought a great dial of the ens"
ami after a while l:e ninth1 up bis mind
Hint the girl should be pardoned and
idie was ultimately released through
Ids recommendation. Impiiry devel
oped the fact thai she married soon
after leaving the reformatory and was
living iu this city, but lb- .iud." had
lleVC" Seen Iter sMlfe her eellllltitmollt
till she appeared to Ibo.nk h.'.ni for
"There Is M'.o woman thai can keep
u secret." said the Judge nftel bis visi
tor left the otlb-e. mul be smiieil lis
though it was a plea-tire to have made
n tost which resulted in such a demon
Dilation. New York Sun
VORDj OF WISDOM.
No sword biles so licrcely as tin evil
tongue. - Sir Philip Sidney.
Mnke nil you can. save till you can,
give all you can. .1. Wesley.
Words are the counters of wise mi n
mill the motley of fools. Ilohbcs.
A man of integrity will never li-ii n
to any pica against conscience Home.
Kiery one complains of his iiieiiiorj ;
nobody of bis judgiii. tit. Kochrfou
c.iitld. He Is rit best who is content with
the least: for content Is the wealth of
lie w ho gives hill. self nil's of ilnpof.
mice tshibits the credentials of Im
The in. n "ho are always fortunate
cannot easily have a great retcrence
tor i;iuc. Cicero.
Itest is ml tiuiliiug the busy car
eer: rest is the titling of self to its
hphcre. .1. Dwight.
Passion may not r.nlllly be termed
the mob of t'oe man that commits a
riot on bis reason. Pciin.
He that is ungrateful has no guilt
but one; nil oilier crimes may pass lor
irliics in him Young.
Il makes great tiiiit r. u. e in Ihe
fin- e of a sentence whether a man be
behind it or no. timers. m.
One part of knowledge eoii-i.-ts in
being ignorant of Mich things as are
l.ot worthy to be I. now ;: fiat. s.
N.,1 Asloiuo-.l i.i I! on.
An l'iuglish.iuin nauieil t'r ..'. t v. ..s a
line classical scholar and a tl.-; :.
gulshed orator. lie made his ou a
position iu lite, even at a lime wio'.i
.la-ses weie tar inore seriou-ly iv
-a riled V Unuland thin the) arc at
. i si nt.
Ill- lather v. M- a . .:: p I .c.'. working
i:i the town oi Win. in -'o r. at'.! on
the luosi lo iiu i' i n J nh b' - -i :'.
one day Ihe sen. tie u an eiiiii etii
matt, was staudicg i.ear ihe eatti- drill
t". or. talking to tin- .1. en ain1 uariitti.
w l-eii bis I'm her pa-sctl bi .
The obi man va- in hi- v.or'. n,
t'ii-. wilii his i ill:- slicking fn-tn his
pci kt I and was tt..l-n:!v w di eg to
.:rc ihe sill a sa In .at .oa. Poll 'he
loioig.i' Ciov.-e eel: d out in g '. .I
ti.!.:,io!. re dial, 1 1.
-:i.:, i.'iyth.il II il.o' I i.lit
I .; .-.I .11.11 ::li:l a-!i lined (o
I.. ' oath's C.;. en i ;-.
:i i"-; !i,'i- !i''i.'
: I ;, i v o ;o. a lo in I : I p t:;. l- a
o.iy. i.i,. I 1 tel. r tin- o'd -.em tin y
i odd tin u out bss t..a ii a hundi -. tlth
part In the same nuiuuLil of time
(ierti.an surgeons have discovcivtl
that the tlelieate membrane which ( ov
ers the ooiiti nts of mi eitg will an
swer !': well as bits of skin from a Ini
man being lo start the healing o.'
open wounds which would tint other
wise In-ill. Tl... discovery Int.-, already
been M'.ccersfully lestctl.
The density cf population in foreign
c iiinirlt s has recently been coiiiputi tl.
Croat r.riiitin takes the lead with l."'J
Inhabitants per Kipiare kilometer,
which Is eipial lo (Cisiil square mile;
Japan. 111.4: Italy, lot'i.i'.; the (lerinan
llinplte, I'M.'.'; Ihe:i come Austrin.NT;
I1u!k:ii:,.v, r.:i.d; France. 7'.'J; Spain.
.".".!i; tlie I'nll.d Slnlis, !.!; Ulissi:',
Tin1 t:'.:;nb"i of I'.-parali1 and inile
petiio lit panicles eonlaiiied ill n cubic
inch o.' air is expressed, according lo
I'rofc.-. or Tail, by iweiny-onc places
of II. Hires, n mult initio altogether be
yond human cone, ptioii - a bus;.-. Jost
ling c'.owtl. each iiiciuiiiT of which
linn:, aliout in nil directions, impinging
on its neighbors some S'lut) I lillion
tin. i : per ..- fund. . .
A lua.'.ll worm, or i lug. has been
"..- oi ercd that wln-n handled gives
o'V n distinct odor of :i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 r . ami
e.. v.s a milky liuld that has not only
llie smell, but the llavor. and taste of
cm i-'io:-. It is what i- called n m.V-ri.-tp'.tl.
ii;:d h.".s its hal.i'al iu linos;.
t:!'d .-lu; be,l for. sis. .Most inyriinieds
i-eerele pi'i'.-ic or hydrocyanic m ill as
il ill alls of defense. but Ibis one
sei 1 1 : s lo have tin: ininiihor lhiid for
An exiici ii.it tit has lately been mad:'
fit one of the zoological gardens (o setr
what effect caluip would have on I htr
wiiil aiilniiils. The tigers and I in'"
puma would not tomb il. but tin1
lions, the lionesses ) 1 1 tl the leopard
Weill fairly wild over it. The stale
ly old lion played with il. smellcd it
end licked It, just as if iie were a tio
incsiio cat. ami the bop.-nd picked it
up i:i her paw. took long snuffs nt it
find rolled over It in perfect delight.
Tim average duration of life is cs
tiinattd to have been increased in the
last half century nt bast three years
m men ami three ami a half years in
vom: 11. I ir. Parker of Loudon finds
1h:it smallpox bus been reduced
n. iv live pci cent.; deaths from
fevers iu gt lieral. eigbly-two per colli,;
deaths from diphtheria, lifiy-iiine per
cent., nnd deaths from phthisis, forty
six per cent. Antiseptic surgery hn.i
lessoned the mortality from operation
iwt my per cent.
Dr. II. t iiiyliu-d. of the Fnivorsiiy
-f r.ufi'alo, states that cancer is caused
by an anliunl pnrnsiie which lias been
nielli ilietl and Isolated, lie has been
Investigating the cause of cancer for
two years at bead of llie New York
Slate l'iiihnlogical Laboratory, lie
has inoculated animals with cancer
germs, and cancer afterward devel
oped in the animals. Cultures of (best:
organisms have been Injected in Ihe
abdominal cavities of other animals
nnd they recovered, having appar
ently grown lu Hit: scrum of the :ini
'!'!: combinations which In their
agiiitutle .-Hid methods most nearly
-. -milled tin1 trusts of the present
.- wen1 corners iu foreign trade or
domestic eointnodilics like the mel
. which had a limited area of pro-
il'.a-tioii. They were made possible
! by two fttcts then new iu business life;
. aeilal had accumulated so that a few
persons were enabled to undertake
large enterprises, nnd the habit of
faithful cooperation bail reached a
certain rough perfection without
which it would have been Impossible
W even a few men to act concertedly
l:i the foreign trade particularly,
great wealth was necessary, not only
f ir making large purchase--, but also
to defray traveling cxpeii:-es and pro
ide depots eii route. As early as the
list half of the lil'lefiith century
merchants sometimes purchased -particularly
at Venice quantities of
oriental wares, spices. sillS. gold bt'ti
t.ide, ginger, cinnaiuon, pepper, etc.,
::ud. after consulting the chief mer
chants of the empire. Ilxctl n price for
.it'll commodity. This iiietho'd was
liter applied also to doliicstlt' colu
t.iotliiies. such as liar 'ware, leather,
tallow and many agricultural pro
t'uets. Tradesmen who refused to en
ter Into ilds arrangement wet'.1
crushed out by a sudden lowering of
prices. Win u i oiapetiiitiii had been
Milled prices rose again. T he Atlantic.
SiicrrKfMt l lhli l'arin In Mnrylillitl.
The llsh commission reports a sue--sful
experiment of ll-b farming by
a resident of Chesterton ii. Md.. named
o-iah Massey. lie has a "lish farm"
el about two acres art a. of clear spring
j water, which Is alive with black bass,
: perch aud other lish. which nre cultl
I luted with as much attention as Idsj
j barnyard fowls. The lish are foil night
and morning, like turkeys or cldek-
ens, on coriiine.il, bread crusts and
j other in ticles.-Chlcag Ileeord Uer-
A istrali.in Apple In loiglnnrf.
itsiralian apples are now reaching
ighsh markets in comparatively lib-
- I qunntilics. setting at low prices
i. a in; to oiiipeiiiion of strawberries
: : ' I oil,, r iiliits, '1 liese apples from
. i . leaui l t nl, r the llnglisli loarl.ets
j alter the AiiiL-ricnn season Is over uud
"i now Is.- compete ' - -