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THE OITIZKN, FRIDAY, JANUAItY 27, loll.
wal of Smith As-
sures His Election.
A VICTORY FOR GOV. WILSON.
Fight For New Jersey Senatorial
Honors That Has Enlisted Wido
spread Interest Comes Quickly
After the Tost Voto.
Trenton, X. J., Jnn. 115. James 13.
Kartinu of Plnlnfield will he elected
United States senator from New Jer
sey on the next ballot. Ills formal
election by the legislature in Joint sea
sion is so niuch of a foregone coni'lu
siou that it will bo scarcely more than
a ratilicatlon of the votes taken In the
senate and house when Mr. Marline
received within one vote of the num
ber required to make certain his elec
tion on joint ballot.
Tho climax to the tight, which has en
listed widespread interest for months,
came quickly. Former United States
Senator James Smith, Jr., who mus
tered only fourteen votes against thirty-three
for Martlue at the conference,
practically abandoned the fight when
he notified his supporters that lie re
leased them from nil pledges made In
Mb behalf. Four of the fourteen as
semblymen who had lined up for .Mr.
Smith took advantage of the opportu
nity and joined the Martine camp.
Assemblyman Maxey, one of the ten
who voted for Smith, announced he
would bo for Martine, thereby making
the forty-one necessary to a choice on
Joint ballot. Assemblyman Brown of
ICsscx soon followed with a similar
declaration, and three other assembly
men were known to have reached a
like conclusion, though they refrained
from making any public declaration.
Ex-Senator Smith abandoned his
headquarters and returned to his homo
m Newark. Uofore going ho made a
statement withdrawing as a candidate
and expressing his appreciation of the
efforts made in his behalf, saying It
was a AVilson victory.
Plninllcld, N. J Jan. 25. The possi
bility of .lames E. Martine going to
Washington as the successor to Unit
ed States Senator John Kean made
him more popular than ever among
his townsmen, who were as much elat
ed over the report from Trenton as
In response to nu inquiry Mr. Mar
tine made a statement, saying that
the result was most encouraging nnd
adding that there had never been any
doubt in his mind about election.
Musicians and Sneezing.
Nobody can dispute the sincerity of
the players in a big orchestra like the
Philharmonic or the New York Sym
phony. Most of the time they take
their work seriously, but sometimes
the men break loose and play tricks on
one another a3 though they were
youngsters in school. Of course the
audience knows nothing of these
things; they're usually perpetrated In
The red pepper trick is the common
est. The jokers scatter it whore the
bassoon and trombone players are .like
ly to suck it up. The result is chokes
and sneezes. Sometimes the epidemic
reaches even Into the strings, but of
course the players on the wind initru
mcnts get it worst.
As a matter of fact, the Jokers are
playing with tire. ".V confirmed
sneezer c;,i't get a job in a good op
chestra, no matter how good a per
former ho may be," said a consistent
concert goer. "Think of the effect of
a rousing sneeze on a pianissimo!
Why, it would spoil a whole concert,
one sneeze would. A conductor has to
guard against a sneeze as he does
against inebriety." New York Sun.
A Lucky Gamo of Chess.
A story is told of the Moorish prince
Abul Ilojex, who was thrown Into
prison for sedition by his brother Mo
hammed, king of Granada. There ho
remained for several years until the
king, fearing ho might escape, placed
himself nt the head of a fresh revolt
and seized the crown, ordering one of
his pashas to see to his Immediate ex
ecution. Abul Hojex was playing at
chess when the pasha came nnd bade
him prepare for death. The prince
asked for two hours' respite, which
wns refused. After earnest entreaty
ho obtained permission to finish his
game. Ho was In no hurry about the
moves, we are told, and welt for him
ho was not, for before nn hour had
elapsed n messenger brought the news
that Mohammed had been struck dead
by npoplexy, and Abul was forthwith
proclaimed king of Grauadu. It was
Indeed n smnll favor for the pasha to
grant, hut it nltered the whole current
f the king's career.
Howell You think I live in n small,
no account place, but wo had a $10,000
flro last week.
Powell Then it must have burned
tato the next town. New York Press.
A Sad Prospect.
"They say there's no fool like an old
"That makes mo shudder for the fn
tnro, I'vo nlrcady been all tho other
kinds." Louisville Courier-Journal.
"And you, dear mndame, where did
you travel last summer?"
"Oh, I don't know! My husband nl
Trays bought tho tickets." Lo Sourlre,
A Story of Tlielr Quick
By CLARISSA MACKIE
Copyright by Amcrlcnn Press Asso
Elsie Ilalllday stood before her
dressing table looking down at her
jewel case with frightened eyes and
n wildly boating heart. Costly gems
sparkled from every velvet lined com
partment but one. The white nest I
that had contained the famous cmer
nld necklace, Uie Hallldny heirloom,
She rang tho bell, and after awhile n
strange maid nppeared.
"Will you send Louise, my maid'"
"I do not think she is here, miss,"
returned tho girl bluntly. "I saw her
running across the lawn shortly after
your arrival. She went toward the
Elsie's eyes sparkled dangerously at
this evidence of tho perfidy of the
trusted Louise. She turned to the
staring servant with a gesture of dis
missal and when she wns alone pro
ceeded to dress for tho approaching
. When her golden hair was gathered
into Its customary soft knot and she
had slipped Into the white chiffon
dress Klsle drew forth the string of
pearls and clasped it about her slender
throat Without pausing to admire the
charming effect she made n care
ful search of the room. The chair
near tho open window must furnish
the first clow, and Elsie was not dis
appointed. There was a tattered bit of lace evi
dently torn from a cheap handkerchief
a fragment from which dangled n
bit of gold set with a drop of emerald
green and tho lace smelled of that
dreadful French scent which Louise
persisted in using.
On tho fioor near the chair was n
whito silk handkerchief twisted into
n looso knot. Elsie lifted it gingerly
nnd inspected n few Japanese charac
ters in dead black across one corner.
The characters were too largo for a
laundry mark and must represent the
owner's name, and that owner was
probably a Japanese. Elsie recollect
ed that the Ormonds had a butler of
Last of all, on the seat of the chair
was a man's pearl cuff link, on the
flat surface of which a golden initial
wns finely inlaid. Elsie studied the
twisted "V" with a little puzzled
frown knitting her brows. Why had
Ilnrvpy Ventnor's name sprung so
quickly to her mind in such an un
pleasant connection. Perhaps It was
because lie was never far from her
thoughts or for the reason that there
are few names that begin with the
letter V. not that for one instnut he
might bo associated with anything
that was dishonorable.
Tho dinner bell rang then, and Elsie
obeyed its summons, first taking pains
to hide her jewel case in the remotest
corner of her wardrobe. She went re
luctantly down the broad stairs con
scious that this visit she had antici
pated must bo Inaugurated by the un
pleasant features surrounding n jewel
robbery. While she realized that the
thief must be making a successful es
cape and that every moment lost
strengthened tho difficulty of capture,
Elsie hesitated to disturb the equa
nimity of her genial host, now In
one of the happiest moods. Near
the drawing room door two men were
talking In low tones, nnd ns' Elsie
passed one of them wns saying: "1
heard Veutnor was hard hit today.
That drop in X. and Z. must have
Elsie bit her trembling Hps in an
angry effort to gain composure. She
hated herself for the lightning
thought that had connected Ventnor's
pecuniary difficulties with the pearl
cuff link nnd the missing emeralds,
in that instant she vowed to seek no
further for tho thltf. The Ilalllday
emeralds must go.
"You look troubled, dear," whispered
Mabel Ormond In her ear. "Has any
thing gone wrong?"
"Everything is lovely," smiled Elsie
brightly. "How dear of you to give
mo tho rose room!"
"I knew you were charmed with It
Inst year. Ah, Katuru is a little late
tonight. Itnther unusual in our lin
It was not Harvey Vontnor who
took Elsie in to dinner; sho heard Ids
voico at the end of tho procession as
she walked In beside young Fred Or
mond, Dick's brother. When she sat
down Vontnor was opposite, listening
attentively to the chatter of some
strange girl, Elsie's swift glance
noted his slightly disheveled appear
ance, uul then sho saw with a sink
ing of tho heart that the sleeve link
wns gone from ono of his cuffs the
left one. The other, plainly visible,
was of pearl Inlaid with gold.
Vontnor, watching her now and
then, seemed to bo awnro of her sud
den coldness toward him. A hard
look settled around his pleasant lips,
and his sunny eyes clouded.
To Elsie It was a miserable dinner,
and it dragged to a tedious close while
her overstrained nerves seemed on the
point of giving wny altogether. "Sho
resolved to plead illness nnd return to
New York tlw next morning. Vent
nor's presenco made it impossible for
her to remain
After dinner sho ha,d fled to tho con
servatory for seclusion, and it was
there that Vontnor found her seated In
a dusky corner uuder arching palms.
When sho saw him sho arose with a
llttlo frightened sob.
"Why why nro you here?" she de
"Am I so distasteful to you?" ho
nsked, stopping short. "You have not
led me to believe so."
"I did you do not understand what
has happened today must always
stand between us."
IIo stared Incredulously, boldly, at
her. "You cannot possibly mean that
my rumored failure on the" street has
nffected your feeling toward me?" hf
"No, oh, no! How could you believe
a little thing like thnt would make nny
difference to me? I mean this!" Elsie
brought forth tho pearl sleeve link
and held it toward him In her rosy
"You found this? It Is mine. I thank
you," ho said gravely, slipping the link
into his cuff and still holding her with
his questioning gaze.
"It wns In my room on tho chair
where my dressing bag had been. You
see" sho turned away her head so
thnt she might not see his face "you
see, my emeralds were stolen tonight
from that very bag!"
"Ah!" There were anger and con
demnation in his rapid glance before
it turned to tender amusement. "And
you have spoken to no one regarding
She turned eagerly. "Not a soul. I
shall never breathe a word. Only I
hope I shall never see you again! now
"You mean, how could I rob the girl
I loved best in the world?" he asked
Vcntnor took her hands in his and
compelled her to return his straight
look. "Do you love me, Elsie?" he
"Yes," sho said.
no released her hands and offered
"My poor little detective, come with
mo to Ormond. He has something to
In the housekeeper's room a little
group of people were centered about
the table. There were Dick Ormond
and his wife, Louise; Katuru, the but
ler, and a strange, heavy set man with
keen eyes. They turned with one ac
cord as Elsie entered with Ventnor.
"Miss Ilalllday," began Dick Or
mond soberly, "this has been rather
nn exciting evening for some of us
would have been for you only Mabel
Insisted you should be kept In Igno
rance until after dinner. Your emer
alds have been stolen and recover
ed!" White and shaking, Elsie stretched
forth her hand nnd received tho green
ripple of flame from Ormond. From
ono end of the chain a stone was miss
ing. "I know It," she snlil la a low tone.
"I discovered their loss before dinuer.
I was going to tell you about it, only
1" She hesitated.
"Sho discovered a clew," added Vent
nor calmly "this." IIo laid tho sleeve
link on tho table.
"And other clews," said Elsie hur
riedly, telling her story now without
Then the short man spoke with au
thority. "Very easily explained, Miss
Ilalllday. Your maid had unpacked
your trunk, and the butler, here, In the
absence of another servant was remov
ing the trunk to tho storeroom. A man
stopped through tho open window, slit
open your dressing hag, extracted the
jewel case, from which ho took the em
eralds, replaced the case In the hag
and was escaping through the win
dow when your maid, returning, discov
ered him, alarmed tho butler and Mr.
Vcntnor, who wns passing through the
hail, and the three of them struggled
to hold him. He was a husky chap
and desperate, and they had n fight for
It, each one leaving some evidence of
the contest. Now, Mr. Ormond. with
your permission I'll take ray fine gen
He strode to a door nnd threw It
open, revealing in n shallow closet the
sullen, downcast face of the Ilalllday
"Henry!" Miss nnlllday's lovely face
was a reflection of passing emotions
ns she realized that the chauffeur had
followed in the wake of her journey
to rob her; that the valiant little
Louise, who was Henry's sweetheart,
had captured him for tho sake of loy
alty to her mistress nnd was even now
crying her pretty eyes out over his
degradation. Elsie swept all barriers
aside and knelt down beside her weep
"Poor little Louise," sho whispered
softly. "You are far braver than I. I
could never have dono what you have
today. Your reward will come later.
My father will investigate, and If it Is
Henry's first offense it may bo possible
for you to marry and start afresh
somewhere with the dot I shall pro.
Thus comforted, Louise dried her
tears and was taken to dinner by
Katuru, while tho police officer Or
mond had summoned took his prisoner
awny. Tho Ormonds went back to
their guests, nnd Elsie slipped away
In their train.
At tho drawing room door Ventnor
placed his hand in hers nnd drew her
unresisting into tho conservatory.
"You said you loved me," he said
"I do," said Elsie humbly, "but I
cannot expect you to value such an
affection ns I have displayed tonight."
"Tho renson you fastened suspicion
bo strongly upon me wns a simple one.
dearest. It was renlly because your
heart was so filled with thoughts of
me that thero was no room to suspect
anybody else. I nm flattered indeed"
"Oh, you are generous. Harvey.
Would you want to mnrry me now?"
"If you will have me," said Ventnor
Uncommercial Lfszt. . Spoko Better Than Ho Knew.
Artistic folk frequently havo some- Tuo sovcth grndc was havlii" nn
what vague notions about business. ora) tcst ln "stories From English Ills
Some of them nrc quite Ignorant of it toryi.. nna William Hume was called
others utterly Indifferent to It and oth- upon l0 toll tU(, story r Kug j0i,n !ind
era yet hate tho very name of it. One (uo jiagnn Charta,
in tho last named category was Liszt. "They made him come to Uunny
IIo had returned from a successful mcU0f n. Il0 wns nwfUi ,n!lu nn' he
tour, nnd Princess Metternlch, the sai,i aiiiI vour nrlsouor?' An' they
wife of tho celebrated statesman and
diplomatist, was questioning him re-
gardlng the concerts ho had been glv
"I hear." she said, "that you did
good business In Paris."
To which Liszt gave the tnrt reply.
"I only played some music there.
Business that I leave to bankers and
To another lady the musical clcrle
gave a still more sarcastic answer.
"Ah, Abbe," sho sighed "what a great
fortune you would make if only you
could be induced to go to America to
"Madame," returned Liszt, "if you
stood in need of that fortune, believe
me, I would go at once."
The Names of Mosos.
Moses of Scriptural fame is called
by eight different names in various
places in the Bible. Bathla, the daugh
ter of Pharaoh, called him Moses be
cause she drew him out of the water.
Jochebed, his mother, called him Jeku
thiel, saying, "I had hoped for him."
Miriam, his sister, called him Jared
because she had descended after him
into the water to see what his end
would be. Aaron called his brother
Abl Znnuch because his father had de
serted their mother. Amram, tho fa
ther of Moses, called the boy Chabar
because ho was again reunited to tho
mother of the lad. ICehath, the grand
father of Moses, called him Ablgdor
because God had repaired the breach
In the house of Jacob. The nurse of
the grandfather of Moses called him
Abl Socho because he was once hid
den three months In the Tabernacle.
All Israel called him Shemaiab be
cause "in his days God heard their
cries and rescued them from their op
pressors." Dot and Trousseau.
Dealing with the weaknesses of ac
tors, some noted for meanness, a Paris
contemporary relates a good story of
Frederick Lcnialtro, tho celebrated ac
tor, who was somewhat parsimonious.
When his daughter wns about to
marry, Lemaltro agreed to provide the
"dot" nnd tho trousseau. "Dot," It
may bo observed, is the French equiv
alent for the English "dower" or Scot
When tho notary came to complete
the contract and was reading tho
terms Lemaltro said: "The daughter of
Frederick Lemaltro has not need of a
dot. SI. Lo Notalre, strike out the
Tho prospective son-in-law was pres
ent, and ho had the courage to reply:
"The daughter of Frederick Lemaltre
can easily clothe herself with the fame
of her father. M. Lo Notalre, pray
strike out tho trousseau."
The Cry of the Loon.
The cry of tho loon is ono of the
strangest, weirdest sounds in nature.
Those who have heard it can scarcely
wonder that it has so often been woven
into song and legend.
A blood red ring hung round tho moon,
Hung round the moon. Ah, me! Ah, me!
I heard tho piping of thn loon,
A wounded loon. Ah, me!
And yet the eaglo feathers rare
I, trembling, wove In my brave's hair.
Almost nil writers who have attempt
ed to describe the cry of this bird lmve
likened It to unmirthful laughter.
Thus Mr. Vernon Bailey, speaking of
the sound, describes it as follows:
"Only on tho lonely lako in tho heart
of the woods do you get tho startling
thrill of the loon's wild cry ono clear,
piercing note or n long, quavering, de
moniacal laugh that to tho timid sug
gests a herd of screaming panthers."
Four Kinds of Liars.
The late Sir Frederick Brainwo.il was
famous both as a witness and arbi
trator in engineering disputes. It Is re
called that his brother, the late Lord
Justice Bnfinwell, ou giving advice to
a young barrister told him to bo care
ful of four kinds of witnesses first,
of the liar; second, of tho llnr who
could only bo adequately described by
the nld of a powerful adjectivo; third,
of tho expert witness, and, finally, of
"my brother Fred."
Beers Poor Mrs. DeAlterros hns al
ways been unlucky In tho selection of
Townsend Why do you say thut?
Beers Her first husband was a
guide in tho Adlrondncks, her second
was a baseball umpire, her third was
a manufacturer of dynamite and her
last was an aviator. Chicago News.
A Generous Spirit.
"Henry, I want $2 this morning."
"Must I account to you for every
penny I spend?"
"I don't Insist upon knowing about
every penny. When It's less than n
nickel you can bunch it" Cleveland
Wanted It Abbreviated.
Jeweler What shall I cngrnvo in it?
Customer O. O. to II. L. ,
Jeweler What's that, sir? f
Customer (meekly) Georgo Osborne
to narriot Lewis; but just tho initials,
His Sole Dread.
Hammond Don't you dread the si
lent watches of tho nlght7 Martin
No; it's tho cuckoo clocks that give me
away. Harper's Bazar.
Good intentions will never Justify
didn't want to make him any madder,
for fcar ue wouldn't sign It after all.
bo they nil shouted out real loud. 'No.
you nro not our prisoner: you are our
souvenir!' "Harper's Magazine.
Ready For the Rain.
Husband (angrily) Wnnt more mou
cy, do you? What did you do will,
that ton dollar bill I gave you lasl
Wife (calmly) Tho one jou told mr
to lay up for a rainy day?
Wife Why, exchanged it for three
pairs of silk stockings. Pittsburg
A boy in n Chicago school refused to
sew, evidently considering It beneath
tho dignity of a ten-year-old man.
"George Washington sewed," said the
principal, taking It for granted that n
soldier must, "and do you consider
yourself better than George Washing
ton?" "I don't know; time will tell."
said ho seriously. Popular Education.
A New Use For tho Telephone.
Cecil was nccustomcd to hearing his
mother telephone for nearly everything
she needed. Ono day as ho entered the
pantry a little mouse scampered ncros"
tho floor. Very much frightened, he
Jumped up and down, screaming: "Oh.
mother, phono for tho cat! Tlcase
phone for tho cat!" Success Magazine.
Mr. Jinks I don't know how you will
feel about it, sir, but tho fact is nv
wife, your daughter, is a dreadful 'hnrd
woman to live with.
Mr. Blinks I can sympathize with
you, sir; I married her mother. x"
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Eating nnd rtcndlnn.
Most public men entor a publlu
dining room, newspaper in hntid,
glance at tho hill of fare, order soi -thing
in hasto and bury themselves
In sensations or calamity edltorlrls.
Breakfast served they cart It In
Ecoopfuls to the buccal cavity, llrt
with ono hand, then with tho otlnr,
changing the paper from righ to
left nnd devouring the content n.i
treodlly as they bolt tho food It Is
not always a pleasing sight P 't
time Is short, you know. Then M' ro
13 always n notion that such men r pj
nervous and seek to hide their i ti
oarrassment through the paper 1 m
Its an excellent device, far better t''-1 j
fingering a glass of water, ratt1 l ;
the cutlery, thrumming with the g
Its upon the cloth, pinching the bnv. I
or cleaning tho nails. Now Yrr!:
If the Sun Were nine.
If tho sun were blue there wo i I
be only two colors In the world, b m
and black; or if it were red evev
th'ng would be red or black. In
the latter case, there would be r I
snow, red lilies, black grass, a bWc
clear sky and red clouds. T i j
would be a little variety, however 1'
the sun were green. Things that ar s
now yellow would still remcln that
color, but there would bo no rodr,
purples, oranges, or pinks, nnd very
few of those cleery hues that roaku
the world bright and pleasant. 15c
sldes color tho temperature of this
earth would be very much changed.
"If That Bo Treason."
It was during the Parnell agitation
In Ireland that an antl-Parnclllte,
criticising the ways of tenants in
treating absentee landlords, exclaim
ed to Archbishop Ityan of Philadel
phia: "Why, it looks very much like
Instantly came the answer in the
Archbishop's best brogue: "Sure
treason is reason when there's aa
ibsent 't'." Everybody's Magazine.
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