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*~~.*— •• - • V '•-V:?.>.-f^^\^-gfr^^ -«:*yJ'^' ,-r-*-T^r S'S ':: i' : SSll^ ' -\y 7^ : 'k : '^''^i;M;^r) W^'5^^^^^ NOWTHE ELECTION BET The Crop oi .Foolish Wagers -Larger^han Ever This Year. ^^mSMG^^}^IOTIdTENALTTESr The AVliolo Gainut.or 'Whimsical Conceits .Has Been Bun, and Mett iljvro Bet *.BY-. : erythjngr. From a Clold Xnttne Hoad to Their-Teeth. ------ '\-\\\ _ • y. • It is at just about this perjod that the too ardent partisan who a few-days ago Lad unlimited confidence in .Lis .own •political foresight as secretly admitting jto_LimBelL_thafcLLa_ is evorykiud of a fool on the calendar. He is paying ids —Mi—-T irn ii— tar -wmm ,it u tae* ~i••Tigi—arn-—rrr K -r-i \ hy/a smiling individual, wLooxplained to tho crowd that came to see that the man in the oarriago Lad bet on the los- ing side. '--. The citizens-of tho village of Sharps- towii, Md., aro to: bo amused in quite another manner. They are invited to gather at the town hall~to~;seeHa Bryan\ man publicly hug-and Mss tho young and pretty-wife of one of'his_MoKiuley noighbora.^;JThero: may bo some in the rtARKVTKrc-unyg MTK Ki.Fmnv HATS audience wLo will envy.the loser.. In a line with this bet was that' made by' William Corbus of Laporto, Ind. H e wagerod lwa_wife^against a house and lot worth $5,000-with a neighbor that McKiuley would bo elected. Mrs. Cor- LUs.had such* implicit faith in her hus- band's judgment that she is said to have •agreed to the terms of the contract, and beforev ejection announced\ that if by any chance her husband'should lose his Ji6t_flhe-wonld.-allowHani-l-tq-JobtHiu^n- decree df separation and marry the Bry- an man. Perhaps it is fortunate for the .sense^of-public-deceneyHrf-4he-«eigLLer— hood that Corbus won his bet. ~—Fow of therf reak bets lead tcTany suclr tragic or at least dramatic results as this. Most of them are df the farce com- edy, order.. Of this stripo isjth.0 penalty which .a loan in Dallas, Tex., must pay tor trusting to his own views. Ho is 3iow wearing .(a-, suit _ of clothes which were made, for-a neighbor. As the win- ner of the bet is a tall, thin man and as But ho willriny.dear.\ \I'll bet he won't,\ replied the wifei \No; not money j but labor. Now, if Bryan-is elpotrd, I'll chop nM tho kin-\ dliugAyoodfor n uiontL, but if MrKiii^ ley is elected you must dp the family; washing-and plain ironing for the same longth of tiihoT' f 'It's a go,' •: said tho Colorado man, the loseris short and stout he presents a most Tidiculous spectbele, but in spite of ripped «eunis and bufsting buttons he must wear the thin man's clothes for a whole, rmrath before he canfilpthe him- : 353ir4 n^foper-raimen tt Even q minister of the gospel must taste all the -bitterness df-political de- feat and learn that it is rash to make a wager.._This preacherjs the pastor of _a Baptist church inCoalton, Or~0n6\day •election bets. Ho finds thai there is a whole lot.of difference between.backing up a hTfBtgr statement and paying the penalty tor the.same. In the oold, gray light of :fche day, after the votes x have been cast, he discovers that it was en- thusiasm and not judgment which prompted him to lay the wagers which he now regrets. Of course there are two si?f*~Cd the situation,\ but you need.not fej^r that the men who won. will tell you all about it. Most presidential campaigns have been distinguished by some picturesque feature aside from the serious issues. The£recent straggle:was\ noei^gtion.\ It waa marked by an epidemic of what may be called freak bets. In no cam has betting ever taken such a ridiculous turn. '*f:-. It almost seems as if the whole gam- ut of-whimsical conceits, had been run. in this campaign, and that nothing had been left for the next one.: Men have beteverythiug,. from.a colcLih-theLead to their teeth. And now-jcomes.the^day_ of reckoning. A member of the fire department of Germantown, Pa., must take his full share of ignominy, for, ac ante-election agreement, a fire plug while a bn throws four dozen eggs distance of 30 feet. As in the contract which calls\ for the ' 'strictly fresh\ article to ,be used* and as coinnTon ecciiomy prompts the win- ner of the bet to get the other kind, the ding to an ust sit on er fireman him from a e is nothing proceedings will bo most enjoyable to _spectatoiS.whj9rt_.viewed.frQm .a .distance. A Philadelphia man who bet on Bry- an is preparing to walk from his homo to Wilmington, a distancejiLJLQjnika., on his hands, while the winner of the wager supports his feet in the air,- walk- ing behind him and using the loser as he would a wheelbarrow, r About the worst plight that any Dem- ~oinfatrha^s'uci5eirdeil^nn^6ttiirg-hlniself into up to date is that of the one who did his betting in. London. He must have every on6 of his teoth pulled out or else lose the $500 forfeit which he put up, while his four friends who risk- ed their mustaches, and-whiskers on tho result aro congratulating themselves. A strange sight was seen, the.other day on the Btreets.of a Kansas town. •Sitting in -a stout baby oarriago was a full grown man waving a tin rattlo in . ono hand nhd holding in the other a nursing bottle, whose contents ho was industriously consuming throughi a 'rub* -whiie-lnlkiiig-yulitioH-With.one-of-hjs -flock-the latter banteringly proposed -the terffiS _ c^nrxpver^'gef.'\Tf~McKin^ WM sleeted, Hie minister Kl.nnlri_nppp.nr . in his pulpit and preach a sermon while wearing his clothes turned inside out. if-HBryun—was jelectud; - the cual-.dealer; Was to wear his clothes reversed in a liko manner while he listened to a ser- mon preached by his pastor.\ The joke is~Oir the minister, and he expects a big\ congregation on the eventful day. Perhaps the most fantastic appearance of any of the men who are paying freak bets was that presented by a citizen of the. town of Bipley, O. He had his head closely shaved and. then allowed his gold standard opponent to paint hhTbald orown with gold paint. After that the -viotim had to go out and walk the-length -of the principal street bareheaded.\ He will probably suffer from a cold in the with more alacrity than, he now wislie* he .had used, for ho has had\ his first ex-^ perienoe at the wasiitub before this.- . But Le Las at least the satisfaction of Iniowlng that ho is doing something useful as well as being able to retire to the secrecy of his own laundry to do it, while a Cincinnati man' must gefcvtiown on his knees aud roll a peanut for a block along the street, with all his neighbors looking on. \--'..' Next election when any friend trios to lure you into making a freak bet just remeni_bex. bQWlfpolislu the Ineople, Ipo^ A REMARKAELE MAN, ordinary chandelier as it depends\ from' tho cei'liug. Intact, he can easily kick, a foot or two higher than, most chaude- WONDERFUL FEAT? WITH LEfi.S MADH |4^rs, He lias oftei^vvon-W4>f^rs-from- iuen_wlio_w^e-told—thnt-he-woro -artifi- -CJ&^ALUMiNlUM^ V'lth Their Aid He Cim Do • AI«uy Tilings . •\VhIclia Man;With I^g« ofJKlt-sh \Vould ; rind'-Dilllcult—Made Them llimnelf and ,': Says lie .Frefera Tltoiii to His Old Ones. who aro paying them and refrain. CYRUS SYLVESTER. ^A^PASTORj'S ASSISTANT, Miss Alberta D. Qarlier Has That Position In a Boston Cliureh. • :Miss Alberta D. Garber, who has re- cently been elected as . associate organ-, izer in the Everyday church, Boston, began work on the '1st of- October.\ It will be interesting to tho friends of the Everyday church to know .that .Miss r/ f James T. FarriOf-isprobabLy the most remarkable pedestrian that ever walked oh-a pair of artificial le^s. Ho is will- ing to walk against any man who wears artificiaHegs- for any distance from ono milo to five miles for the Qhanipiouship of the world. . And ho is confident of his ability to win. His dex- terity in using his artificial limbs is .wondeffuL He never thinks of using a cane, a crutch or a staff for assistance, uvsalo^so-4na«y-wlic-f-m6vo^nbmit*omolt fashioned wooden legs. In fact, any stranger seeing him pass through the •Btrrot-would^ever—suspocrtlmtrho^wlis not walking on tho legs that., naturo gave'him. Hois a tall man, IURgains' natural, and ho walks with a swinging stride. _ Farmer Farrier is now a resident qf Chicago, Jmtiintil recently ho Jived on what ho calls \a little, farm of 1,500 acres'- in. the Red River valley, in northwestorn Minnesota. It was.near the town of Crookston, in Polk county. cial legs by kicking jv hat l.ield seven to eight feet aboyo the ground. In like uuimier he has won wagers by his nat\- uidl stylo Of Walking froiirthoXe\ who would not believe ho was wholly '&& pondent-on-artifioial-legs,—Since IIJB There lie was engaged iu farming, and he raised Wheat, bats and barley on a'u' extensive scale, until misfflrtuno over-\ took him.- Ono winter's day ho got caught in a blizzard. This tellstlie. SWCMSMM.QfeAI): &&ia \KoW-Uli:. I'eirklus Uld IfT !inibs were cut off and ho ada^'ted hiui^ •e!f-to his now pedals, he has made a.\ record of 15 foot in thrco\ standin;? \jumps or five feet at a jump. As :i dancer_he is-vigorous r entLusiastio- and graceful. Ho dances the schottish, waltz and cotillon with equal skill and grace. L - - This-romarkablo man continued to do his own plowing and general farm work up in Minnesota for some \time after ho ^Lad^dJ4isted4»iB^»tUli«u4=lii»4^4«4»is^ person. This made him tlie wonder of tho entire neighborhood. People for -miles around-camo-to ^e-hiih^pTrrforhr these seemingly impossible feats. Be- -foroTsastaining tho loss of his legs ho was known over the entiro countryside as one of tho'greatest athletes and lover of outdoor sports in that section of.the state. As aspriqter ho waHiiover beaten. Not only was ho.a champion runner, but as a long distance and high jumper ho never met witll ono who could defeat him. He also rode one of tho old fash- ~~He was a young uITunibout a6 years of age.-aud he woro a—broad brim hat, - long hair and buckskin leggings,- In-his - belt Jio_had. two.guns and; a Jcnife^ and_ from the buttonholes of his vest dangled : bear chnys.^ Ho_stoqd\tJius on U20 plat?'_.. fwnVaMJro-traHi—i-olletl-inT-and-lie-^vas- ioned high wheel bic3\cles with astonish- ing success. In a short time he expects to make his debut on a safety. He will also show to tlie world what he caii do in tho way of fancy ice skatiug*as soon e-ftofy tb^ly^WWh\b\R¥s^^ TW' countered a genuine blizzard, whether in Kansas, in the Dakotas or in Minne- sota. But those who havo never had the experience know very.- littlo about the*'nature ot lir'ealljlizzardr ~ was an ominous look in tho sky, buBi Jicus took Furrier- ovyuy from 1H\B home on a trip to Minneapolis and St. Paul. He transacted his business in. those Olrie^rantlr^ffer'aTraTIsenc^^^ The artificial legs which lie wears, and with which he is enabled to do so many woudorfuj feats, were evolved out? of Lis.own brains and. made by himself. They aro'made' of sole leather and alu^ —-Eariy-r.in-JJebruary^-lBOo^^vhen^tlfe'f\™^\^ mercury—was ranging-jow 'ftifd~ther'e leather and—the joints- are\ aluliiinium \W-what?\ shouted the other. , \Never fool with a pistol,\ said Mr. Perkins. \Lots of people have been hurt,that way.\ Do you wish torsell them for my baby brother. Those leg- gings might como in handy when I go\ hunting for frogs. My dear fellow, how much for the wholo dutfit?'' - >-'•* '_ „:l'^Xou-— youlblamed_fishworni I 'i-B'ut\\^I do you know how near death you are?\ 3arber is a graduate of the Ohio State aniversity. at Columbus in~ the class of '89 with a degreeof B. Ph. .-Sho- also- hqlds the degree of A. M. from the same tmlversity for special work/done in his- tory—&Bd-Lvw4 the Newark(iN. J.) man will who must go bareheaded for seven days and nights because he failed to predict a plurality with anything like accuracy. A truly pious wager was that made by two New Jersey deacons. Each agreed —J^^'^Of.fc'*- ,**r: )•- bcr tubo.\ Ho wa?-h(>ing wheoled nlonR MUST HAVE HIS HEAD PAINTED. that if his pfirty lost the fight ho would draw the other to church in a-buggy, rain or shine, for a year. As they live abdut two miles distant froni the church which they attend, aiid as tho road they will havo to travel is a rough country highwayjthe loser has a big contract on his hands, but they will at least bo reg- ular in their'churchgoing. A waiter, in a Chicago restaurant is preparing for an oyster eating feat which ho -must sooii. perform aa tlio te- sult of an eleotion bet. Strange to say, ho \ia tho winner, for, while tho loser must buy lOOoystors, the man who won must eat them aa fast as tho loser opens them. *./-. ;'. . But ono of tho oddest bet'a on record -Wna tho result of a- hot politioal argu- ment between twowidowed sisters who dlvoin OwensvillDrQc'rhjsJaAvhalled ^uprto itT\\ ^^^JvfONV^MoriarihQr^^nffTn^fn^dW ^J5Entn»€^willpSa7ali^^ 1*11 get under tho bed and stay therefor a wholo W-cek.\ \ ; -7 » * \And if Brynu isn't elected.ini got nndor tho bed mid Btaytliero, juAtjja Sarah was in-qrirriest.-too, for just as soon as sho Wa3 certain that her candl-; dato Lnd been defeated sho crawled out Of\ eight and told Maria that slip was glad to go whero eho couldn't keo her: Another plucky woman i n Colorado madoaqueer bet^andwon-ittocv~J.t~Wflfr with..her.\husband. 1 ;Ho said hb.whfl.go ^g^toJ^t.nvJney^on:Bryanr.*J' won'fc boGleotcd.\ -^ • , .7 \ v v -Bnt-Miss-Garbcr is- something \more than a college bred woman. Upon lqav^ ing coliege_she,went „info_,the„ kitchen and took a-practical course in ; general per i e ; uce) -beforo I began to feel that housekeeping, accompanied with and there was anything dangerous in the WLictf^eueriUly\fall to the lotol jyomehV Not satisfied, with this, she has also had a practical business. training in her fa- ther's own officej whero as bookkeeper and stenographer she made herself ac- quainted^THi all the details of an im- portaurbusinesa v this7 \In addition to \in~. connection with the Associated Charities of Cincin- nati, tho Social Settlement of the same city and. the Lending Library associa- tion, she has acquired no small; insight into the charitable and philanthropic en- terprises so much needed in a great city. She comes with strong recommenda- tions from her pastor in Cincinnati, as well as from Mr. Philip Ayers, now secretary of the Associated Charities in Ghicago.-Miss Garber-wasfor six years a member of- tho state executive board •oLthe Ohio Y. P. C. U.., serving-in sue- cession as recording secretary, corre- spoLdiilg\^cretary.'a\^^^ she gained a wide experience as organ- izer of religious enterprises. . 'This SVill perhaps be suttlcient to 111- dicato that it- is no mere novice who it- taking the place as associate organizer at the Everyday' church. Although only 27 years of age, Miss Garber' has already had a-.wido and varied experi enco as well as a thorough intellectual training, which amply fits her for the exacting duties of her new position.— Boston Journal! •. Tier Wonderful Self Control. A story of self control under what aro supposed to bo tho most trying cir- cumstances to.which a w6mau can bo subjected - comes, froml_CovJ!I8ton, Ky. At a. recent funeral there of a. man whoso circle of friends was sufficient to fill his residence with mourners a young woman, a paid member of a choir of a largo Cincinnati church, was present to fender a song. Sho stood in tho \hall near tho stairway and was singing'With- out musical accompaniment, alono* and in full view of many of tho assembly. Suddenly, from.'somewhere dropped a tiny mouso on the openbook sho held in h6r liand. Not a motion by tho singer betrayed its presence. It rolled from the _book.to^tjio_floor,^and, unwavering, her -stfdSgTIJofcTfilied tho room' td-JJ^^tteiSM^feSiP^ft Jinfi^he^asfcsraTnsnJt^m^y^ ^in^^wriipon.--Jlior. jSaTdown and only then showjcdjlia^sho floor. It\ was h^marvclous exhibition of self control or concentration of thought. -Which? - :' .. -•\ \_. : v.- -tt 1 l»f»r- ConBlaiont to tho Lft^l. 'Oh, JohiiTg^aurtmother'rdcadl ••Well, ain'tthat just iiko heV? Sho noveir.did liko baseball, and nowl sho'a gono and knocked mo out of o ganibl M —Chicago Record,-. .^ - V\ •' \That's an idlo argument,\ •iYasV iat is,- it^V^^wcrS^arouncl herb. \—Detroit Tribune ays, started back with as littlo delay as pos- sible. He knew that his wife and chil- dren would be waiting in great anxiety until his safe return. He had several miles to walk across the bleak prairies after ho left the railway station nearest to hisfarm, but ho thought nothing of this at tho time, for ho was muscular aud fearless and couJd walk at a gait set upon rubber bearings. The feet aro »»ndt> of mbbornnd svood, with toe and that would keep an ordinary pedestrian trotting beside him.; ' ','. \ \I had come Within sight of. my honsej^Lo-siiys, in teiling'h1s\awful _ ex r_ ~ au d- 1 ehsy-poKitiomrwith apparently as ankle joints and shoes are worn juBt as upon the natural feet. Farrier's arti- ficial^legs-Tire^istlnguished^by^tTTel? lightweight and by .the natural manner in which tho joints work. They weigh only 2% poundH each. Some of the old fashioned wooden legs, bo says, weigh more than four times as much as his invention. His legs aro held in place by means of a supporting Etrap wLich passes up over the breast and shoulders and about tho neck. He\ sits down and rises from a chair without the help of his hands, and crosses his legs and assumes all natural tiowled Sioux Bill as he dancedlfirOuiid. :~ ' 'Don* t-^donJt^do:. i t, lii replied - Mr. - Perkins. \It's-bad for the health. TllUlU, li<JW, tjlt flOWli.mi this truck and calm yourself. That's the way. There's alot of passongers admiring von._and^ little effort-as any man oil earth.—Chi- cago Times-Herald. coming; aiid I pushed forward with re- newed energy. The color of tho iky was like lead. No wind had been blowing for soino time, but now I began to feel particles of sand and ico cutting my face. Then I noticed for tho first time a palo brownigli_yellow—haze, or cloufl r A LONG I KIP. Novel Journey I'lanncd by an Indiana Man In a Luuncli. Algernon S. Orr of Micliigan City, Ind., has. .constructed a steam launch, on Which he will embark from Chicago QiteMiPB.niouy hundred feet abovo.the earth. The air seemed charged with elec- tricity, though it was bitterly cold. Deep snow lay over tho wholo country, and it'begau to swirl in blinding eddies. Still, I didn't think I was in any danger. I folt'Buro I would be ablo to reach home beforo tho storm became violent, but it was.not to be. \I was,abdut 70 rods from my house when the blizzard struck mo with all its fury. It seemed to come put of the uorthern sky liko a flash. I havo not been leariul about many^fhings in my .life,-but you may-well believo that-tho- first grip which that Minnesota blizzard laid upon me struck terror to my heart. It00k one longing-farewoll-took-at-my house the moment beforo every object in tho'heavens or on tho earth was shut out from'-my sight and then made, a; hercu- lean dash to reach it before the fury of the storm should overcome me. I could rot sea a feat• bufoTcriny fnue aiul was 1 quickly carried out 6f my course. I missed tho house, as I afterward learned, by about seven rods. Night came on, darkness fell, and I was still standing buffet against tho raging madness of that blizzard. At times iWould lift mo from my feet as though! was a leaf or a twig and then drop mo to tho ground. It was ti night of despair. Again and ngaiu-I-would-strugglo to myjfcet and gropq my way in blind confusion against tho blast. At length, exhausted, I fell upon a drift, face downward and folded my arms under my head for a pillow, so that I could breathe. Then nndthero I gavoup tho' struggle. I had a smother- ing sensation, but did not suffer nny.pain from tho cold, although I knew I was slowly freezing to death. My last thoughts beforo I lost consciousness woro of my wifo and children awaiting ..niy icturn^nt home f -whicii I felt must bd'very hear by. on a long trip. If Mr. Orr's initial.trip is' \siicceFsful lie \Svil\! uiiderfake,- wi th the aid of a companion, to encircle the globe. The littlo launch will steam out of Chicago within tho next few days, fol- lowing the course of the drainago canal to'the Mississippi river anddut through the delta into the gulf of Mexico. Mr. Orr will hold his compass on Florida, following the coast, and steam nortb- wardrstoppingat all the'pdiiits\of~i'ii- terest,' but ultimately reaching New showing off at a great rate when one of tho passengers walked up to him with and notebook in tiand and saidr \Name please.\ : : 4C My name? I am called Sioux Bill,' sir.\ . \ \.-.'• . • 'Sioux Bill, eh? Didn't: know but what it was Baby Bill or Sweet Wil- liam. Occupation, .if you please.\ \Indian fighter, sir.\. \Oh oh I I wouldn't have believed ^rroti^nt'yW'rnu^^gre^nn^u^ dairy. What's your object, in wearing such clothes^and carrying.thoso guns?!i_ —\Who\ -frufM^TIT l 111 ^- are you?\ demanded tho awfn\ Indian fighter as* ho turned on tho other.* --•i'Stf - \Perkins—Mistah Perkins,\ was. tho reply. r \And what dq you Want «f me?\— \Jiist to look you over. -Let's seol Sioux Bill, Indian fighter, guns and, bear claws and leggings. Does not rum a greeuhouso or dairy. Urn! Um! Hav& you over fired a pifttnl r ..sif.?ll you Have ah excellent pose. Keep it up.- I knew tlie sort of a man you were at-a glance, but J-won't give you aw'ay. Dangle the bbhr'clawR muT hitr.h ynnr gun around. That's it—that's the style. I'llsee-you.later when I've had a bite to eat, Ta ta, William| Don't disturb the pose.\ . But Willian'i did. He got up andvan- ished down the platform, and as the m traiivpulled out wesaw-him hiding be- tween^two, salt barrels. — *'i-i -'-•• It AVas HU-BTOthBT/SatnT Ono day a mild mannere'd man came jhjngjp our camp at Cedar Bend^_an.d-_ iAtleJUi&MnKairi i.he. saiiL to Jim Taylor, who Was then the recog- nized boss of the camp: \I suppose you hang a man here now and then?\ '--.-. - \Oh. certainly,\ replied Jim. \X\es, we take pleasure in hangin a man at jniexyjils^ : - — ^~ _ K \You hung.oue.about. the middle of. last June, I believe?\ \Let's see. Middle of last June? Yes, sir, we hung a critter at that time, -I had the honor of kickin the bar'l out from under him myself. Was he a friend of yours?''.... „ \Mebbe he was. Did ho resemble me in looks?\ \ Waal, now, come to take a straight squint at you, ^should, say he_did. He had yOur eyes and hair, and I should say his nose was a brother to yours. I don't ^ or k- j want to press things,'but it he was a re .x.JHis. trip. _vWll..Jjo_couHnued^up.. thej.laslmnof-yours you needn't-feel- at al Ld^-up. Hudson, whero ho will find his way to the great lakes, following the chain around through Lake Ontario, the Ni- agara river into Lake Erie, \from Lake Erie through tlie St. Clair river and Lake St. Clair into Lake Huron, through tho straits into Lake. Michigan and southwaid to Chicago, tho. placo of starting _ :__ - all delikit about sayin so. Did he give his first name as Sam?\ Yes, he diuV WON'T SHOCK BOSTON. W.oodtMi Fchco Will Hide the Unccliante'g - lli-autirully Chiseled Ltmbs. The MacMonnies statue of a bacchanto is going to Boston, after all, and is to bo set up in its.destined place in tho courtyard of tlio Public library, which Architect McKim is bound that it shall decorate.- It has been refused once. Then an at- tempt w*as made to givo it to Brooklyn, and that city declined it. Now a deco- rous wooden fence-will bo built around it, which will hido tlio chiseled limbs of this representation of physical de- light from, tho eyes of all except thoso especially bidden. It is said, hoWever, that it Will bo only, a matter of a short timo when this environment will bo removed, and tho beautifnrJignrd^dlht'O^op^rto-^hir^tP' bo very near by. jsjii^--^-^]^ search, and after much weary trailing found me two hbme^sSBlt ^stinctiMiyidraxDi^KSlniss^ Tfibout HeTMtWsTu^glancrEW^ found to bo frozen through and through as solid as chunks of ice. The tempera- turo was 42 degrees below zero. Thrco had. ^otii my legs aniputatcd^a^shprt. ^ffitaL&D^lCAV^trie^klicb^ I lostniy legs.\ . It will probably bo hard for him to kcop'oufc^of.tho clutches of tho dimo musctmi me^-after obtaining tho noto- rioty which this publication will givo height in. tho ifinnuer described,-ho is JLUILft^yj^xg^tha^vcragO.intallncss -and 6k n, high kicker \hasTfow ; equals;: It ia ; 110 trick for him to Efaud^Udllsii^a^^^ TO,PLEASE HIS WIFE. i^RCwHci ^^OnstrrvG EVicksOlTof: went to tho penitentiary to: pleaso his Wife. Ho was alleged to havo married Jh^Ojnaha eoveroljeaj^jigo.Jciiiavo^dQi EcTted hfs^w^fo after a time, and, com .ing-tcuSiouilLiCity^to-havo^.-remarried without having previously. secured a divorco froni No. 1. - '-.; / . j i Ho entered a plea of guilty to tho chargo of bigamy and .was sentenced to uino mouths' imprisonment. \I was really never married to moro than ono \And the hist name as Baker?\ \That's it. I've got i t writ down on a book in my Ehanty.\ , \Then he was a brother of mine—my only brother,\ said the stranger in a -voice-whieh shook—a -1 ittle.—^-Would -i t- be agin custom to ask what you hung him for?\ \Oh no, no! Ho picked up a back load of 'property belongin to one of the boys ahd was makin off when we cotch- ed him\. . \Give him a trial?\ ' 'Fur sure.\ \Did he say much?\ \Not very .much. Jest observed he__:- was mighty glad ho was gointogit shet of this kentry.\ . \And he died happy?\ \Reasonably so, stranger—reasonably Lappy. Yes, wo all remacked'that ho Ecemed to look upon it'as a change fur.- tho hotter and that ho felt tolerablo\ sartin of reachin a climato .whar it wouldn't mako any difference if ho went outdoors somo mornin and forgot Lis overcoat. So* it was your brotlier?'J=^==. -Z^iS^Sp^ffrtn^^^vfclt-y^^^ m™ri£ffl iT ^' ~~'~~- .... - • : \N:0 don't know aa you kin,\ slow- ly replied tho man. \I was jest passin SJS'^ST^^ i*Z&r>. frvo'Ycneiy \•~\\' , ~^^»fc tjM^Bfolhand'gOT^fJitrrcnlly^aVBa^r^*-^^ haudy. \Sartinly. yersj Hero shcis. Don't stint KM hiifli^rrAlthc^gh^ft^as^rMnccdzJ^isj: r^rn^nf^lre=TfeTQ9Tk^d^ii^ tho sheriff from tho courtroom,>\^but my wifo was determined to send mo-to pi^n.land I'd do anything to pleaso **Thim^;^iaT6 good.' An leorry ybulinng Sam, but I reckon it had to bo, and you can say to tho boya that I ain't kickin. 1 tako tho road to tho loft, douH-I? Waal, so long.'' %-'yK:Z c '\•••''.' '••\•. • \' • - !:; *-\ ? ' M. QUAD. , \ ; »Np Doubt Abont It, *, - =^ISKel\Hoir(^~T«RlelnlTlI^I^^D^ fif&iJ* mado up my mind that lifo is % a cdntm'« , drunh^I.caurltLmako anyJLmg.ouf^i^i.^i . Under taker—Woili if yon givo it up/ ] ji *i canr^Bostou-Couricv.i^-- - ^:\:•. v ; ui -^ • •w wu'^.»#'»l»^\fi*r*»* •'• \-'•'•'\' l ' : •.••••< : ---i-r,••:•-• •.•••-••-•• - •

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