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   Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - October 23, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas                                COUNTERFEIT MONEY. METHODS THE BANK TELLERS HAVE FOR DETECTING IT. It In Mo  �o. Inferior Q�alHj n Clmrncteristle or All llngui Monoy-lu iflflO There U'hh 9 -llshed. Those who are likely tu .suffer by taking counterfeit notes make it their � buftlneas to be on tho outlook for new �counterfeits, which are .soon diMJnguish-�ablo hy nouio easily discovered mark. A teller knows just what denomination of notes 1ms been counterfeited, and just where to look for the tell tale marks. Ho notices the counterfeit aseiwilyns a reader notices amhtpeUed word. It is no particular effort It Is a habit, and becomes a second nature mrmtion quality. ''One and the main reason why counterfeits are easily detected is becanso in some feature they are almost uniformly of inferior quality. Thin is, Indeed, t he main protection of tho public. Genuine notes are engraved and printed almost regardless of cost* and the very best materials are used in tho eiigrnvint* and priming. It ia done in large establishments with costly materials and the best workmen, III is practically impossible for counterfeiters tu do work as well. They must work in secret and nt a disadvantage, and of necessity cannot unvo the experience to produce such perfect work. "If they get the engraving done nicely they fail in the printing; or, if they get the engraving and printing done well, they fail in securing the proper paper. Of Into years there ha* been a good deal of care taken to get paper manufactured expressly for the notes issued by the government Tho national bank uotes are also issued by the government, so that tho sources of supply for exactly that kind of paper aro controlled. "Before the war it was much more difficult than it is now to detect bad money. There were thou many kinds of bad money. There were wildcat banks whose notes were of no value of the same name jih good banks, and the wildcat notes were of the sumo form as the good notes. Then there were many altered notes from lower to higlcr denominations. "The use of greenbacks, or auy backs at nil, was nire, ho that the counterfeiter had but one side of n unto to counterfeit. Of late years the paper is covered front and back with the figures of tho denomination, so that alteration from a lower to a higher denomination in rare. Before the war by actual computation four-tlfths of the bank note isauen were counter hated. nonus monkv in isno. "There were in circulation in ISfiO actually a.tXtt)different kinds of bad money, and it wasestimated that about .?COf(Wo]ooO of 4t \vttn afloat. "When the uecessities of the war led to the government issue of paper money nil these old bank� went out of existence, and the old counterfeits went out with them. It was a great boon to the business community to have the old stuff wiped out nnd the new, dean currency put into circulation that wan current nil over tho TJnion. It was nome years before successful counterfeits appeared, "Tho firstianuiu.' the national hank uotes ot the denomination of $�*> was practically not counterfeited for fifteen years. Kvon taking aJl tho denominations of national "bank money and nil tho varieties of money Issued by the government, the number of ���� these varieties is Irifliug compared with the immense number of banks before tho war whose notes were all different "It is true we have more banks now, but It roust be remembered that the notes ot each denomination issued by all the? national banlvs, or for them, are all alike except tho title* The change* have been few and many years apart. When a teller . learned the appearance of the lirst notes of the denomination of $i issued to the national banks it was some year* before be �nw a counterfeit, and of oour^e he d\s looted the counterfeit almost by instinct. "When it in considered how many mill-1 � Ions of dollars of the same sort are issued !  by the government it is wonderful that the genuine plates are not oftem-r used for �; the purpose of printing unauthorized is sues. Of course It is pretended that the ijnfcguards of the bureau of engraving and �printing arc so great that no such wrong cotild-bu tlouts. VS1NO olv> PLATES. "But Ihere is a well authenticated case where the printer actually dhi print from tho genuine plates without discover.v while being watched by a bank officer. Some years ago there was a famous suit in which Urn government financial agents in New York claimed to have redeemed a certain � Issue which proved to be unnuthomed, j and the experts were very much in eoidliet as to whether the issue was actually conn �! tcrfelt or printed from government plates. :��; It was finally decided by a jury that the ''>'. Issue was counterfeit, although some repa table expert* nwore that it was printed from *.'�. the government platen. "When you look nt it a moment it is not '  nearly so wonderful that a teller should detect a l��d note as that a proof render should detect bad spelling.   It is only an other instance ol the work of the trained '.; eye. The expert mechanic sees things at a �v glance thai an ordinary observer would not notice. This is particularly true of all --'�"kinds of artistic work The art ist sees the :defect, and can hardly describe it in words, .-although he may be able to correct it. : "Some years ago there used to be men Y traveling about the count ry teaching the ?,'--.-art of detecting eonnierh-it money    lint anybody who knew how to put them to Lhe --'test could often show that their boasted -:-�kiU was of little value compared with that 'of the shrewd bank teller in the habit of *v. handling large amounts of money, who - "could not tell why he threw out the bad note, hut yet could throw it out with ul moat unfailing accuracy." - New  York A  pro'.ni; or, u rnuit wis to irimnm, nfiiiii,^ It in a way tnat bad no power in wound. 11 is skill at detect im; a flaw was unerring, but not content with marking down thr error lie would suggest one remedy ntlei anufhi'i', and never rest until (lie euro had been effected. "Your work rings true; but I wish you had morn purpose," he said once. His own purpose, as many know, u.'ia always heroically high. This is but one small view of a many sided cbiiv:;eter that bad the lire oT getiiuH in it, Yet lhe glimpse is significant, and may afford opportunity for reflection showing as it does how his influence work ed good In. younucr writers. His intention, expressed a few hours before his sudden death, wa estos, and the I*at from the hottest lire is said not to penetrate them. Air is drawn from beneath the mask for hre.ihing, so that the burned or flame* and smoke laden atmosphere is tfot inhaled. Complete vuits are made of asbestos fireproof cloth, principally for the use of firemen, and for domestic use snd iron holders, which enable tho iron to be grasped with comfort, no matter how hot it is, are jutother example of the uses to which as-bestns may Ik* put. Asbestos curtains arc now being introduced iu the theatres, and tho utility of the material for this purpose was recently put to u severe test in Manchester, Eng., where a large theatre, took five. Although for n long time the extent of tho fire on one side of tin; curtain was so great that the asbestos curtain must have been red hot, it remained intact, and the stage waa saved and the stage stock was uninjured,-New York Commercial Advertiser. Not � Stylish IlJshop, That, others beside.1-; boys and girls sometimes make mistakes as to the things they ran or cannot do is shown by an anecdote inld as happening to a young man who t lioii-.;|it; he should like to work with the late Uit-hop Puttesnn in the islands of the Piir'il],-,   The x'.'jvy r;:;is as follows: Mr. A. eanie from Kugland to bo ordained by Hishop Patteson when the headquarters of the mission was at ICohimar-ama, a few miles from Auckland, on tho const of the land locked harbor. Soon after his arrival in Auckland he hired a boat intake him to the mission station. There, to his surprise, he found no wharf, no imposing row of buildings, no pier, and ho had to wait in tin* boat� until someone could be got to carry him ashore through the water. Iu response, to his shouts a man in a flannel shirt and trousers waded out at Inst from the shore and "t,ave a back" to the ucv.ruiiui-, lauding him dry on the beach. Iu answer to inmiiriis for the bishop's palace a small building close hy was pointed out. and to a further question of '"Where, is the bishop!*" tin) man in tucked up flannels said. "I am the bishop!"-Exchange. PERSONAL  GOSSIP. Speaker Heed ia a famous fisherman, Gladstone estimates his library to contain from WAX) to ->,000 books. J. ({.Salmon is a Brunswick  ,->1 nmi ln?i*a, nut la iti" Mutely eonm* \Vltli ^Meli^re vh>"t| the ilnn^liters of tin* Nrirllt, Hut wi;li tMe triipie flro In wtios'i fli-ivo f'>rv  All ntlHT tlir.tlfgUlH I'Ul love nro driven rorlli. The tlnitMvorrt tain    Kim whom N" luvoil so well Utiwormy proved of wursliip lnn3 for un undertono. Out when ho reached tho traglo flnnl chord. Which told the. story of a broken heart. As if 'twere utrlrkon hy a spirit sword. The violin in iraiments fell apart. -W K 8 Kales In New York World. THE WHITE MARE. TniFV.ES IN JslLVER. Cushion shaped salt cellars with scroll feet are pretty aud new Hone jars of perforated silver and glass are pretty and desirable Vinaigrette* of porcelain ornamented in pate Niirpate are mounted in silver A burnished silver morturln Hscnrriagc, winch is in dead finish. \* a new cigar halite! Small glass* ixnilts, not as large tut tho tittle finger, are mounted in uvlvur ilh viu-aigrettes No prettier ornament for the writing table than a litfJesilver clip mounted on a utiMikfd tuwu l\vi*�i In tho valley, about six miles above the forks of the Teton river, in northern Mou tana, is tho Black foot ludiau agency. A high stockade of split logs standing on end, deeply sunk in the earth, Incloses about two acres of ground. Heavy gates, opening outward, sway harshly on great Iron hinges. A well is in tho center of the inclosurc. Low log buildings, covered with earth, are scattered along the stoekado. A couple of sandhill cranes stood expectantly at the well, waiting patiently for a thirsty man to draw water. A white tailed deer, with a broad blue ribbon on her neck, walked duintily around. Her cool black mnzxlc, studded with drops of dew, brilliant in the slanting vays of tho rising sun. was slyly thrust into my hand, giving me a slight shock of surprise. By tho stables stood a cow moose, standing so awkwardly with crooked legs and humped back, and the pcuduloua lip which Mark Twain calls "tho Hapsburg," that her very ugliness excited my pity. A moose calf-her miniature in ugliness- stood stupidly by her side. Standing nt tho wel\ facing tho grand Kocky mountain range, I drew a bucket of water Prinking deeply, repulsing the while the advances of the female crane with my moccasined foot, I got the reward of all men who reject the advances of the tender sex, and was soon engaged in repelling a furious attack on me by the long legged twain. The attack was fierce. Their long, hard bills clashed viciously as they heornfully scolded me. and I was on the point of beating a disgraceful retreat when 1 heard, "Ho, Frankl come- have a mouthful of whisky!" Reeogulxing the voice I gladly left the cranes in undisputed possession of the water bucket and walked across the parade to the store of the fur company. i Bidding Burr "Good morning" I do- 1 dined tho whisky on grounds unnecessary to state; yet the bnivol had a yellow head, and-and-well, 1 knew tho tap. 1 sat and talked to Burr, who was in charge of this extensive store, and before breakfast ho went over it with me. A curious stock. Everything you could not find in uu eastern country was here. Ait we walked be explained the business to me. Alluring? Not at all. He, looking at his watch, said, "We have yet time before breakfast to look at my mare." The sudden change in the expression of the voice, the softening of the eyes as this hard Indian trader spoke of his horse ex cited my curiosity aud I went with him. He took mo to a low log stable, the chinks carefully mudded, the open shutter aud door well made and carefully fitted, so as to exclude the buffalo gnats in season. A few short, heavy chuins stretching from post to post kept the horse in and the other animals out. With breast pushing against the topmost chain, with her handsome broad head thrust out, anil alert ears cocked forward, wtood a snow white mart. She was looking at the moose with a surprised expression on her face, as much as to say, "Well, you have not grown handsomer during the night." Burr whistled, and with a joyful neigh the mare turned her head toward him and bade him welcome. The greeting between man aud animal was almost tender. The mare rubbed her nose gently against his breast, and tho man stood softly stroking her delicate neck. Unlocking theehaius, they dropped. Burr walked toward the well. The mare, with dainty steps, arched ueelwiud flecking tail, followed behind him, or, caressingly advancing to his side, rubbed her body against his, as though tho mere contact with the man was grateful to her. His arm Instinctively lifted and dropped across her neck- The two walked on together unconscious of any incongruity. A bucket of water stood at tho well. The high bred creature smelt of it, and detecting my previous presence, disdainfully refused to drink after mo. Emptying tho bucket Burr drew another, and of this the mare drank slowly, her white face gradually Kinking into the shallow vessel. All across the pivrnde, on the return to the stable, the love scene was re-enacted. As they passed me the mare showed her aversion to a stranger by laying back her ears and thrusting out her white toothed muzzle toward me in a vicious manner, causing me to step hastily back. They passed into the darkness of the stable. Burr comes out with a bucket, puts up the topmost chain and goes after barley. The ttmre with outstretched bead looks after him with kind eyes. Again she saw tue, aud with wide opened month reached around the post to pay me the attention of her dislike. Returning to the stable with a full bucket of barley Burr passed in. 1 heard him pour the grain into tho feed box; 1 heard him wpeak to his mare as his ''dear girl," and 1 heard him-kisn her, A singular gentleuesH bad come o.'erthis bard man, steeled to human suffering and woe, whose business ft Wits to impoverish Indians, to destroy their morals, to hrutlfy them with the devil alcohol. He sat at the breakfast table, silently thinking, with his antelope steaks and trout untasted before hiin. Watching tho softened face I wondered what was the story.   So 1 asked: "Burr, why do you love that white mare?" He looked kindly at me, and with a sad smile replied: 'Tit-uight, after the men are In bed. 1 will ten you the story." Then nrlsltly: "Frank* this Is not business. Rat, my boy, then clear out, and fish or hunt. You will find some prairie hens in the big willow thicket about five miles below here, I saw them the other day. Shoot some. To-night we will have a feast, *tud I will open my two hist bottles of sherry, aud we will talk." His face hardened. The cold, deadly look returned to the gray eyes, and our breakfast was soou finished. Shouldering my rifle I stepped out of the stockade and slowly walked down the naiUw- On tho distant hillsides antelope gnu'xu. (tuwh'iii* Mmnj mrrmr n,v � ..�.;..... st-e n few licer ruining for cover to (he wll l'�u*; by lhe -.:i"ain Now and then a umuM' rove t...;�(.�� me and (lew rapidly ;:\\i\y Ih'sishn^ all temptation to shoot at anything I v.\.i!;ed Meadily on. CUe,.l.>inv, ii \ on a rock nnd musingly gawd nt tin' vast plnhiKto the north-cist, el the foist Id!).-* of the rixnrx' ftud at tin' nigged, nnv.y range beyond. I love the l'ceky tne.aute.iiis, and never tire of their face. I wasted hours ii. looking and In t (linking of the many talcs 1 had heard of \ he range. Wueti the sui was high above me 1 started for the willows. There I neatly shot the heads off of six grouse. Then Jointing a light trout pole I whipped the clear pools of the f-outh Tork of the Teton, and was soon rewarded by a string of fine half pound trout. Thtm came the pleasant walk back through the cool dry air and over the crispy grass of (he north. What a luxury Ufew.is in the valley of tho Teton. I turned my *,polls over to the smiling Indian woman who acted as conk for Burr. The res,t of the day I spent on horsehaek running imtolope. with u lot nf half blood Indians At s o'clock supper was eaten. The sherry wa-. brought out, aud I scattered on the tidrle a handful, my last, of Rosa Conchas that had never paid duty, and as we sat smoking Burr told me this story; "In'tho fall of 1KB I thought It might be profitable to start a trading post in tho Yellowstone valley- Learning from the Blaekfeet that the Sioux were camped on the south side of the river, I determined to ride over and see what arrangements I could make with them. "I crossed the Belt mountains, and riding down the valley was soon at their camp, I on the north side of the river, they on the south. I sat on my horse and hailed the camp No answer. I could see plenty of Indians walking about, aud again 1 hailed. No answer. I ahouim'TlTysulf hoarse, and the only notice taken of mo was by an old buck, who walked to tho river bank, looked at me, made an insulting gesture and slowly walked off. I went there to trade, and, having got angry at the treatment, though I well knew that I ought to leave the valley at once, I, like a fool, resolved toerossthestrenm and brave the danger. "So I forded nnd rodo Into camp. I spoke to no one, no one spoke to me. The sullen braves turned their bucks on me as 1 rode up the street. The young girls looked curiously nt me. Hiding slowly along 1 cooled rapidly. I saw that 1 was not. wanted, and 1 at last fully realized that 1 was in danger. I did not dare torido to the south, out of the camp, nor did I have courage enough to attempt te recross the river. "Before me stood a great tent made of buffalo skins. It was the largest 1 had ever seen. 1 bulled, dismounted and stood silently at my horse's head. No one noticed me. Indians went past me apparently not seeing me. At last a young woman came and stood before me. "Looking right into my eyes she said: " 'What do ymi want?' "I looked her coldly in the face, and made no reply. '"Smiling she linked: " 'What brings you here?' "Steadily I ga/.ed into her eyes aud was voiceless. "She left me and disappeared into tho great lodge. "Soou an Indian warrior in full paint, with bow and strung arrow in his hands, came to me.  Speaking Black foot he said; " 'Why are you in this camp?' "To him 1 replied, *I wish to trade with you.' More men came. They took my horse, and seizing hold of my arm they led me into the great lodge. Here I was sea ted, nud a council was held. I sat and listened to them talk of what it was best to do with so presumptuous a white man. "Some were in favor of trading. The large tna.iorily of Indians were In favor of torturing tue. It.was soon decided that Ij should bu tortured, and they sat and discussed the many methods. Alter a two days* talk it. was decided to burn me. 1 was in a strange condition mentally. 1 would listen fx> a plan of torture as though it was some other man they were talking about, and 1 would comment to myself on that plan oh giving the chap but tittle chance for hi* life. But when the dusky brave who talked Blackfoot told me that I was to die liy hr" the next day I understood perfectly that I was the man they had been talking about, and replied, 'I know if.' "Clustering around me they asked if 1 had understood all the talk. 'Yes, I had.' 'Then why not answer the maiden when she spoke to you:'1 'I came, not to talk to squaws, but to trade with men.* No use. I could do nothing by soft talk, and having played my hand finally resigned myself to my fate. "I noticed that the girl who had firat spoken in me In front of the lodge was watching me. She would quickly glance at me, and then drop her eyes on the buckskin shirt siie was embroidering with Crow hair. Several times I noticed this, and once 1 replied with a smile. "The lodge emptied. All were gone except the girl. Shf quickly came to my side, apparently to r.-fold some buffalo robes, and in a whimper said: 'You are to die to morrow. To-night I will have the best horse in the camp saddled and standing on the outside of the lodge. I will have the tent cut from the Outside. You jump through, mount and ride for your life. You may escape. You will burn if you stay.' Then, with a smile: 'Tho mare is mine. Sheds the fastest animal in the valley of the Yellowstone.   I give her to you,' 'She leit me, and quickly resumed her work. As* she wove the hair of many Crow scalp locks into the shirt 1 sat looking thankfully nt her. She never looked at me again. As I saw n chance for my llfo my heart beat so loudly that I thought it would be heard. I calmed my face and waited. I ate fairly of supper. I smoked a pipe. All were very kiud and attentive to me. Night was passing away, and still the Indians lingered, looking at fcha mau they were to burn on tho morrow. "I leaned back against the tent to rest myself, when 1 felt a hand gently pushing me forward. Sitting whistling I felt the point of a knife come through and strike .zy neck. I did not flinch. I could feel the blood trickle down my back. I could Teel the knife carefully drawn down until it hit the ground. Still whistling 1 waited, my heart thumping, my blood on fire- waiteil a minute to give whoever cut the tent time to escape. Then grasping my heart and nerves for an instant 1 gathered myself and turned backward through tho opening. "Instantly Jumping to my feet I vaulted into tho suddle that was on tho back of a white horse that stood there, aud in the midst of yells, of rifle shots, of a pack of howling du�;s, we rushed out of the camp. It soem*'d to me as though a thousand horsemeu were in pursuit of me instantly, "We galloped up the river to a bund 1 had seen. Dashing in we forded it under a lire that made 'die water boll around us, and were out of water and on the level hind to the north of the river before any of the Sioux were hnlf way across. Striking tho trail to the Bozeman Bass I took it, and knowing it pushed boldly on, and though hotly pursued my horse outlasted theirs and f escaped. "I never drew rein until 1 dismounted to the west of the pass. The girl saved mo. With any other nurse I should have been recaptured and burned. 1 have not i�a*. the girl. The love 1 have for her the c^v has inhtead. I returned to my post, oiv made uo tratio in tho Yellowstci^r year. "Again,  Last winter the snow was on tho ground In January, and for three days I i wi Wn hunting (or running anteloo^ i tic nun  wiw *j..Km., �..�4  ...j hurt me. 1 saw .�peeks floating about-, little chains with small links were constantly before me. My eyes burned smartly when I returned to the agency. "Daily while hunting 1 had seen tho low, black clouds In the north that indicate the foiuiatioii or marshaling of the wind.-* off he frozen north. Daily the south wind swept them beyond the northern homon, bu*i thu next morning found them looming portentously in the northern sky On my return to the agency 1 found a runner hail just, got in from Belly river, in British. America, with unpoYtimi, news for me. H was necessary that I should go up at once. 1 started the next morning. My eyes hurt dreadfully. "I always go to the Belly river when the snow is on the ground by the way of the Sweet Grass hills, and there I camped one night. One side of the hills Is always bam of snow, and there is a spring of good wa ter on the northern side of the center hill. A strong south wind was blowing when 1 started, but by noon I saw the clouds to the north suddenly rise up. I knew that the tnaviubnUng of the north winds was completed, and they were eager for tho ns-snuIt on the soft south wind. "On eamo the black cloud. Tho south wind still blew fiercely, but It could not stem '.ho assault from the arctic region. Birds flewsotit.h before thostorm; antelope and deer wcro running for shelter. J had reached my camping ground, nud stood looking far off to the north, seeing tho landmarks disappear one by one as tho head of the 'blizzard' reached them and shrouded them in its icy breath. "A calm. "Then, with a mighty rush and a loud noise, the head of the 'bliZ/Uird' swept past me. The air-was tilled with particles oC ice that cut through almost horizontally and seemed as if they would never fall. Colder, ever colder, grew the wind, and denser the air as the ice particles thickened. "1 sought shelter in the rocks. Buckling the clothing on the nmro 1 turned her loose, knowing that she would not leave mo. Then 1 lay down on u\y blimkets, and wrapping my beaver cloak around mo 1 tried losleep. "1 began thinking and could not sleep. The buffalo had not come south that winter, and the wolves wero gaunt and hungry. As they follow a horseman over the plains in the summer, so they do in the winter, only more of them, and thos* great, gannl, famine lircetlers, tbograyami black ones, go in largely increased numbers, I had had :i pack of them nt iny heels all day, and now they cropped up In my thoughts. "Finally I slept. When I awoke it was dark. Holding up my unked hand I felt the icy sweat of the 'blizzard' strike sharply against it. The voar of the wind still continued. I waited, it seemed to me, for hours, when I suddenly felt my mare paw my breast. ( spoke kindly to her, saying she had made a mistake. Soon she pawed me again, and I arose to find that all was dark; that I could not see the white marc Alarmed. I struck a match under my cloak and looked down to see the bla/.e. I saw nothing, but the match burned my finger:;. With a desolating despondency 1 realized the fact that the glare of lhe snow encountered for the past few days had madu me snow blind; that I was fifty miles i'l'tnn the nearest house, and unable to set-; that a furious storm was raging. "Stupid, almost wild with horror, 1 thought I could hear the snufliug of the wolves and the soft pntterof'(heir feet be- low the wild shriek of the arctic winds, j was simply benumbed with terror. The mare recalled me to myself by rubbing her cold mu/.zlc against my face. She saw- that something was v.roti^ with me, hut what she could riot comprehend. 1 resolved to saddle her. to feed her, and, after she ate, to mount and let her take her own course. So I fed her the remaining measure of barely, and waited for her to vat. Then I saddled up, and without bridling, mounted aud wruiping my cloak around me, sat steadily in tho saddle, awaiting the frisky action of the high strung animal. She stocd trembling until I told her to go. Then 1 felt her turn until the ice drops struck obliquely on my right side and back, aud she rapidly walked off. Not a motion or movement did she make to discompose my scat. Wrapped in my cloak, with hood drawn over my face, warm and encouraged with hope, I patiently sat on the horse. I could now hear the snarling of the wolves, anil my only fear was that they, rendered desperate by hunger, might attack the mare. I dismissed the thought-would not think of it. l� they did attack us we were lost: if they did net I thought we wer^ safe. "All day tho 'blizzard' raged and tore icily mound and on us. The mare walked vnpidl} or cantered slowly on. It seemed to me that we had been traveling for days, for weeks even, when the mare stopped and neighed loudly. Reaching forward I felt the rough stockade; dismounting 1 felt the hinges of the gate. Loudly I called. Then 1 look my rille from the saddle and rapidly I handled cartridges into it. "At lust a sleepy voice from the inside called'Who is there:'' I answered'Burr; and I tun dead snow blind. Come to me.' They came and f was saivd-sated for the we.ond time by the white umrc. Do you wonder that 1, not having the Sioux maiden, love her mare?" I sat by tho bright lire, with my feet high on a stool, aud did not answer-simply sat and smoked aud thought of the girl, of the mau, of the mare.-Frank Wilkinson, Northwest Sketches. Undoubtedly. Little Freddy (to the minister}-I know why you wear such a long contl Minister-Why, Freddy? Little h'reddy-To cover up tho patches op *hc�sat of your trousei-s.-Epoch. n. tn-ielit Juiiv+miry Critic. Sain a fnmouu writer tne other day: Do you known that the best literary critic Jn New York-at once tho subtlest and the most sympathetic-is a woman? I mean Miss LI!lie Hamilton French. She served her apprenticeship as literary editor of The St.ir and afterward did excellent work on The Commercial Advertiser. The head of one of our largest publishing houses also told me that out of over 800 papers that came fothem hers was the very best. She is doing original work now for the tna.triivJn4>H un/l  *�>�"-'" _>       onvnu'iv inneri uv somo^oi t most eminent and successful of our 1 teruteurs.   Personally  Miss French Is tnll, haudsome woman, thoroughbred ., every line.   She is gracious, graceful and full of the most exquisite gullelessness. Socially -die belongs to the crenie de la crenie.   Her homo ts one of the most artistic in New York, and in it you may meet many of tho people best worth knowing iu nil this good town.-Epoch. In J. M. 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