The Patton courier. (Patton, Cambria Co., Pa.) 1893-1936, September 05, 1901, Image 2

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    —— talloon has been in |
d by a Braziiian living in France.
hat benefactor of the race will |
an automobile which will al
safely and securely dirigible?
San Francisco doctor has been
by the French Academy of
» for the discovery of a new
_ This is ‘wrong. Doctors who
® new diseases should not be |
Thire sare enough dis |
¢ Memphis Commercial Appeal |
that 16 solve the servant girl
more Cattractive. It must be
d. The foolish prejudice that
should be destroyed. The
ween mistress and maid must
Sston a Herald remarks that
never was a time when the na
8 80 actively engaged in carry.
out the earnost counsel of Wash
the Farewell address: “Pro
as an object of primary
insti ations for the gener.
x of knowledge.”
ie gue othe mon su
; emits It seems to be
b to exterminate this |
, ablit doctors, The dread |
yo low fever has been
ed in recent years, and the
sion has fought valiantly |
dsly against many an in-
many a contagion. But.
can not be annihilated as
ately in these days it is
mennce to the great cap
world. But it is still a
in filthy quarters of
" Orient and the Oct that locality.
he conditions of clean
living are neglected,
¢ raging sign for the
the modern American that ©
y of outdoor Hie in the
8 sors to be Increasing.
and Yariety of sports and
which allure to open alr
has grown greatly. Not very
{Quite a friendship sprung up between
ye elapsed gince the
he 1 ap rn it.
» suppose that the pleasures)
es are especial privileges |
‘peeker. The immense
hey confer shonld be
I alike.
society development they
the richest of the blessings |
0 reach of the people,
ears 4 87 percent of the |
the greatest silk pro-
in the world, and It
quality is being steadily
{ 50 that t promises to com-
ays bp drawn on for the
tin dapsasks and other rich
When the attempt was first
@ fn this country to manufacture
only sewing-silks, handkerchiefs
the like wore made. It Is esti-
now that one-third of the do
c output
come broad or web. gools—as
rial for dresses is called—
, hand and machine twist,
crochet, embroidery, art
g0 on. The domestic man-
stand first in that branch
usiness which includes the
ind the exportations increase
while there are no importa
service must be |
It ts a mis ;
In the present
is ribbons, next in:
! in better days—and in view of the
iL truly remarkable style, and that his
labors had been unusually steady and
Lia Fh
Lv dik
Tefen to Lian & noliugy
. | fors Belric's driver. Tim Murdock, led
him out of the great Sutro Tunnel and
| where he cast off the halter and turned
Ed Ll stag Gilg 10 BR Distal Dliriop
| Belzte adrift
bright, hot sunlight aazzied his vision-
ary organs Four years under group
| 8 vonducive to blindness, and Beizie
! had pulled ore cars in the drifts of the
| deep Comstock mines, and trotted to
and fro through the Sutro Tunnel fully
| that length of tioxe. So Belzie blinked
his eyes and gamed about him in a
| dumfounded manuver.
fréegorm PY BGG i
isting dn such 4 priitiant ae
Perhaps Belgie remained on that par-
fio ibang
begin: the days slipped by, and ere
Strange things will happen, and it
| became apparent that this visible
ribbed donkey was thriving on his sagy
| brush diet. His master noted the fact,
and decided to terminate Belzie's fur-
Jough. Mules were none too plentiful
| Just then: work was pressing. and,
. bones that emerged from Sutro Tuan.
i nel four weeks previous. So Tim Mar
donk was detafied to round-up the re
| juvenated Beelzepub. His accustomed
haunts were searched, no brown mule |
i with the peculiar markings of Haizie
{ cotild be discoversd, Inquiries wers
i made, but no one remenibered sesiog
: Rina within the last week. Finally the
| stage driver informed Tim that he
}! ‘seen # mule ambling down Geiger
Grnde, pretty close to Steamboat
: Springs, day before yesterday,’
seemed a self-evident clew, and Tim
got an nxtra day off, mounted a spare
' mule,
wandering Belzie
i Steamboat is noted for Hx hol
springs, geysers and the aitogeiber ex-
traordinary formations in and about
These springs are a
favorite resort for natural scientists,
and offer a splendid field to fhe ro
| searches of geologists.
i There happened to be a particularly
. zealous professor sojourning at Steam-
boat about the same time Beizle was
muscle. Two prospectors, firmly be-
‘ Heving they had struck a “bonanza.”
| were extending an old tunnel in au hill
sicle, about half a mile from the main
springs and geysers of Steamboat
the young professor and these two
mines The three made frequent ex-
| peditions, bent on investigating the
| wonders of hot spriogs. surmising
causes and effects of internal heat, and
| the prospectors Hatened in utter fasci-
nation to the theories propounded by |
| Professor Melling.
One saitry night a heavy earthquake
shook up a goodly portion of western
. Nevada and California. It played odd
‘tricks In and about
Springs. The main geyser went dry,
When Professor Meilina discovered
this fact, his rapture Knew no bounds
preparation of exhaustive lee
gazing into the cavernous dry vent of
“the erstwhie geyser
lesa, tired, yet gaaped oul a ¥aiuble
‘and excited description of an unpre
incoherent was the azeonunt give:
the two men that it was with 4.0
Melling comprehended gt one
something stranger still then (he
disappearance of the spring hol
Jowead in the wahoo the te
“By the trumpeting elements Love,
this is great!’ Professor Meiling torch
favorite tert, as he beheld a long
regular fissure beginning a few ward
from the woiith of the tanned and ran-
Lak the eve pould peueizate the gaoum
Pulling jets of steam arose in
clouds, conYerting the prospec
pel into a veritable
surediy the
elected the water |
has found a pew put!
fessor Mellins,
“But, professor. that ain't
pom what amazes us Ju wt
i to the infernal racket!
Even #8 the miner spake x decides
rumbling rexounded within the tunnel]
it grated on the ears and
emanate. from the very
earth. The turee men were silent:
mysterious workings of Lalu
seen and woweniul
them. Another ¢loud of steam sparted
up; another grinding roar;
berated in 8 jerky. hollow manner,
they dwindled away 10 an almost me-
sipmny pet
gnbterranean force
t here” satd
Tom we Jy ¥
frie wis 4 good ale vet he had |
fact that his ribs were protruding in a
peting elements’
He can not afford to miss
| the opportunity of beholding this odd
| entirely creditable, it was deemed ad- |
pitts pinked his brown eyes. The
Francisco his mind was
He didn’t know |
whither to be pleased with his upusual 1]
{ boat Springs. Nev,
| here last night
It is certain, however, that as |
{ moon as the sun dropped behind the
crest of bald old Mt Davidson, the |
. mule. seemed relieved: he grew quite {
gportive by the time night's sable pall |
fell upon the drexry landscape. Thus |
did the overworked mules vacation |
| earthquake
{long the bony, long-cared, solemn- |
looking Beeizebub became a familiar |
object as he roamed about the Vir- |
| ginia bills.
take it all around, Belzie eomid ill be
‘ spared, especially since he no longer |
out the same figure as did the rack of |
satisfaction the (rrsgularly
This |
and struck out in pursuit of the |
C rustling for a new growth of bone and |
Steamboat |
' He recorded voluminous notes on the |
natural phenomenon, and began the |
ures for |
future classes to digest. While busily |
engaged In jotting down notes, and |
{ und noesnny noises seholng
vob it. Therefore,
tore hove fn sight. They were breath.
| deavoring
dented freak of nature that had taken Cp
place on the site of their tupnel. 50
| they were understood: but Professor | w
that |
mere |
| bly expressed himself by using his
& magn spring
appeared th x
rwels of tha b Las 3
the E Eada &
lt iy
i vho had deserted in 4
it Tever- |
lic gurgle. The miners’ bronzed
faces turned a shade paler.
“Boys, this is wonderful, wonderfull
If Dr. Endlin were aniy here! Trum-
I have it I'll tele
phone him.
spectacle” Impulsive Professor Mel
Hos let his enthosiasn have full sway;
and with the final rumbilng sound |
echoing in his ears, he dased madly
dGwn the hill 1 the hotel
His impatience and anxiety caused
girls, and by the time he got Sah
Nevertheless telephone facilitios in the
Far West eventually bring about thé
desired connections, and
“Yes, this Is 1. Malling; am at Steam |
Big earthquake
Springs went dry, but |
o | cracked other Lig fissures in earth's |
rumblings |
plainly audibie. Come up at once,
Hring Peofessors Smith and Landers
Wonderful, I tell you—it's wonderful
rr. Endiin, the noted geologist,
placed a dea. of confidence in Pro
fopsor Mellins and as be had felt the
in Ban Francisen, he
thought the professor certainly had
dre veagom for his graphic phone mea.
in the morning.
“Greitest recent phenomenon, doce
tor, | goarantee you’
to investigate (1. Bee you in the morn
ing. Gooahy,
. Professor Mellins paced nervously
between the dry hasin of the late
Quieen of the Springs and that fresh
crevien at the tunnel He beard with
rumbles, denoting unparaiieind interior
Hours will slip by. no matter how |
tedions the minutes hang. Dr. Endlin,
with Professors Smith and Landers
ard 8 couple of newspaper reporters,
ailghted the following morning from
the bright yellow "V. & T. coaches
Professor Melling greeted them with |
delight, his roddy face beaming ax only
A mag's can who has played the steliar
part fn a commendable act
Tima was a valuable item to these |
after a light
hineh, the party sallied forth to inves. |
selentiste, and, directly
tigate the owiburstia of Dmme Nature
Professor Mellins piloted them to the
gaping hole where the madly boiling
waters were 80 suddenly and complete
iy ingulfed. This ostensible fact daly
impreised the learned men, and they
examined everything in 8 practiced |
and professional manner,
“Hat we fail to hear the Internal ox-
plosions. Professor Melling™’
“Ah that you soon wiil, Dr. Endlin;
sYRY Reccanpany me us thin hil and |
will comduct you to the spot.”
raports had spread |
rapidly and over a wide feld in regard | view,
to this shaking up of the earth at
Now, various
Steamboat Springs. Accounts varied
from a faint ramor describing a dried. |
: the
| Malling, and seemed to pity him,
up spring to the disappearance of the
whole Steamboat station. [t depended,
of conrse. on the number of times the |
Curiosity got |
ta man of tterh,
ale Bad Leen repented
the better of a number of these good
people consequentiy
Feild nt leant a dcore
The flwaure til] zig
tunnel; hot,
the crevice: but the activiry of
& day.
two prospectors, Bot having a reputa-
tion Ar steke took a cheerler view of |
they were nol ex-
have ther
things, Besides,
Cruciatingly eager to
fianza tunnel forever filled with steam |
through | read
after a
tn silently and fraitiessly
to atch a subter
of the prospeiiors
“Nall Doe this here phe
goes by fits and stars
ar RRA
right anw
PR -
ITE wi, one
ated with:
eNO kinder
Setwit 3 0
awaited a spallonearly |
WE Scag
and several re |
foo ard
r- yi
“ga vg of Tos By ig
Endl strode hack
seriurbed In think
trip and
ning directly into it. extending as fur |
thin © sat
Fro- ae
the phe.
inten od
+ last vibrations of
ited away, Pred
ape hisisels i
The 3 Sauer
thelr thenring th Lym
cpon the scene once mores
An interval of gulstude prevailed
| and scarcely a sign of steam could be
E ting ther to remain and convinces |
you say?
. mover heard underground thunder,
‘now's your chanpe.”
him to speak barshiy to the “helio” |
i quake here, Hank?
| some big institution of big learning”
“H'jakers, an’ vez are sthrictly in it ;
writers, phiying those who do nothing
_¢ise a salary, and to those who do |
other work a fixed sum for the many
with comparative
“All righ. Melling, we'll be Up | yut rumble.
| throat of Tim's mule
| ass is akin to the filing of many saws * o
at once, and never an agreeable sound. | seg Sh Juhilager tus . ist
This particular bray created all of this | of eh wh 8 4 Story to on
affect and more in addition
sot eactiy a repetition of the aubters
ranean capsonading, thire was 'h | : ha
gay shading. Fe Was Much : vacation or falls behind in the pro-
| duction of copy. These extra writers
wre usually newspaper men amploved
. on some paper in the city or hen one
Inderground thunder gaged in some other clued of Hterary
t mulé's back;
the scientists be |
of men and |
women persistently following in their |
saggmt into the :
yapory clouds hung over |
the |
ates ets vould not be compared with |
| those of the preceding
Professor |
| Meliins lonked slightly rrestfallen The | me
boomin an
I finch
hee |
fom minutes
i wnt
inter. |
Bur Just you i
h to dis | on
IRENA sppeared |
earth —San Francisco Argonaut
obamrved at the Tagged rent in Mother =
Nevertheless, a dozen men bad
heard the unearthly racket; these
{ were Yugily engaged in telling the
| others just how it sounded, and bid.
themselves in
spite of thelr
It was thin aggregation of ommanity
that caught the ¢
who had been scanning the country all |
| the way dows from Virginia City for a
| iign or sight of the vagrant Beslzebub.
| Tim was not a man who let alip an
| ppportunity of finding out a bit of
eye of Tim Murdock
news. and he refined his mules op the
“Phwat's the dishturhance Hank?
“It's you is it. Tim? Disturbance,
Well, | wonder! If vou
“Paith, an’ did ver have an alrth-
“Sure, Tim. It's paralyzed our bo |
| nanza tunnel and locked up a rosrin’
| fury inside
Professor |
Mollings bosrt Beat rapturously as he |
! recognited Dr. Endlin's voice over the |
of it, to boot”
“Who's the pgintlemen with
specks and knowin’ jibe?”
“Scientists. Tim, and they hail from
wid ver Htile wanhorsge tunnel aint
vez, Hank?”
And Hank nodfied a ready acquies
Tim had guided his mule directly in
front of the tanpel. be
sopearad unduly interested,
top priciest up bis long ears and
sniffed the air suspiciously, A spurt
of steain was elected from the crevice;
i owas a forerunner of aeveral denser
Professors and ail others
drew near. opeciing to hear tha resqlt-
it came,
as formerly, bat laud énough to startle
A Bush
when Natures stupendous (orcs as
saris Heell ia a manger that indicates
only a tithe sf what she might de.
dent. grating ory issuing from
Althongh |
similarity betwaen the two.
“Mither of Moses: Yaz gaping
rawhs’ AN its a foins thrick yer
afther plavin’’
ipods 10? Him that shinek mo good |
siule Peeltvbul ter
niitherin’ sclonites will plaze to dhte
nt an OF pees his ugly mag)”
Professor My
nyenient bank in a dared condition
Ee noted Dr Endlin's countenan
Hoeoted a sarlonic agnor Reveral
srain before «
Back, ye domned fools, an’
Tim Murdock had leaped from his
he tore wildly into the
comparatively clear atmosphere
# the tunpel and disappeared from
liferent emotions filled the breasts
of the difforent individuals Dr. End
ins face was & study, he glanced at
hopelcasly dispirited Professor
yor |
he maintained a dignified and soap.
sromchable aspect that best becomes
The maparity of the |
chuckled looked wide and
of "1 told you sos” were!
threo brave souls ventured |
within the tannel. after
nutes or go had elapeed. a vommo
tin was heard in the darkened
Two or
a few fost
yal Back again |
ite a fool
t% Bis megiok ;
ork tunnel sonahiiy
wane more darlint!”
Hiawly, taretully. surely,
wtaeired PRReEe ott of the
uanel. Once the sure
5 slipped. apd his hind feet
down. (5to the crack tha: made
‘a flour dangerous ground
would Tim Ber
to asRist Bim
put into day
straw to Pro
fa morsly |
hack, 1 tell
{il RG
Belgie! it
Yer sin . Mie awh.
Tim Mur
i TNne
and only then,
any ol the aod
W Ton backed
the last
wines andoing
ar roe unsightly animal then |
aniekly down the hill Dr. Ende
fs comrades conbi appreciate |
ja wide of things and
sed then fairly roayed,
the cause of the “sub
lings. plainly audible
nimal welcomed Bel
storied bray. Belle, |
and with huge
actuaily steamed from |
bad in a woe-begone |
warm-hearted Tim lay
Brel &
laste ris
and again |
shows Lich ad
Fes inif
CR 5
| Men Who Can Write Ouse Week With
of the sami herole and fresating type
trail leading to the group of people at | Star.
pss of glamor would undoubtedly be
i special guaiification requisite to aud.
cess are an imagination of great re
source and fertility, and an unlimited
capacity for hard and rapid work
' Each publishing house engaged in the
men who 40 not attempt any other
laited thers
and gaged in apen-e yal astonishment,
The nie
not so distinctly
fell upon the throng.
i Man's stimifcanes seems infinitesimal
“Thank you, professor; will be glad | ing twig,
thrilling moment suspended between
the edge of the cliff and the yawning.
The hush seas rudely broksp-—not by below” 4
a commenting human voles, not by
another intarnal clamor, but by & str
2 or aealng fr re gaged to produce a certain amount of
/ En 4 ve FI} 1
The biay of an | COPY within a given time in order to
: supply
hosts passed the Hips of the |
mentioned {ncredulous | :
: i upon the daify papers for stories of |
| sensational
' that may serv incidents in the fo
t me rescue me poor darlint Bel | that may serve as incidents in the fc
i giel™
Manila a score of thrill
| dent wer on the newsstands
{inited Biates
{ wpe
| sleep prirbn
set af
{ably the recon!
Lduvtion. it
Cwarda in three
L pURe
want aelion,
Aa Rreat
terial error in the deserintive sect
[ ehdent
Pow imarobable the deeds of the Yer Aid
may be,
Hie fF
Popout ta
LC fed
Cahie to
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Ease - A Novel Written in Thirivoeix |
Hones — Mules the Anthors Have io
Follow — Hex Its Rigid Marality.
Te the romantic imagination of the
small boy the writer of dime novels is
as the heroes be portrays, writes Wal
ter L. Hawley in the Washington |
The actual fact is so different
the resultant
accompanied by a corresponding de- |
crease of sales. The men who write
dime novels do not wear thelr hair
long. They carry no six-shooters nor |
‘bowie knives and maoy of them never
(saw a live
Indian or cowboy The
writing of such literature is a husiness
rather than a profession, and the only
business smplovs a staff of regular
geript and copyright on each story.
t# carried on the huginess of
embodying and reembodying the good
pid heroes, Alkall ise, Gentleman Joe
Big Foot Bandy. One Eye Pate, Dead
wood Dan, Dare Devil Dick, The Man
With the Iron Hand, The Boy Detec-
tive and i! the other popular favor
ted, who are still on duty, traliing a
dinna. hanging borse thieves rescning
kidnaped maidens finding lost beirs,
recovering lost fortunes and in other
ways helping good people out or bad
gerapes and leaving bad peoples “cling
ing. weak ang despairing, to a yiekl
that holds
abyss a thousasd feet
the regular issues of the
at short notice. They are einnend an
vextras” or “specials” and are called
spon when a regular writer iil ona
0 wark tf sR 1 1% oceonpy their
that swealin, | ork Ee
| shteamin’ bole fer the tddification of | Loo imunder” stories produced
{gre written to order
| author does pot even select the title
# fall back aealr : : Ly
B fl hack against a ‘of his story, and in many cases he 8
Ninetentha of all the socaiied
A A rile the
compelled to follow s plot suggested
by the publisher or to use some inci
dent in real Hfe as a baxis
The publishers keep a close watch
crimes and adventure
| ton prepared for the small boy, and
when # great event or ap indident of
| national
Cexciting race between publishers 10 be
interest oconrs there ls an
the first to put upon the market a
dinie novel relating in some way to
the affair that is in the public mind.
Within a week of Dewey's victory ia
rug atories in
which thit battle was the chief incl
the sailors of the
Prutser Baltimore were attacked fu the
streets of a South American city &
few years ago. and thers was much
wild talk of war a publishiag booke
in New York put on sale 4% bdsies after
the news of the affair reached this
country. a dime novel with the mur |
tered Bogtawain's mite of the vritiser
as the Bern The author of the story
far 34 hours without rést or
She A, HY wards of © ony.
to the wyrinters sheet Ly
wraty {t. This is probe
trp rapid Hierary pvr
happens that a
which wint
Lwrtter of anch Mlerature lv caiied upon
to produe a story of 40.004 to 50.000
Writers of dime povels do not, ag a
attempt a polished atyle of Bug
and rarely resend or
of their copy. The publishers
nla, incident dalcgue
and thrilling sitaations, A successiul
writer of dime govels must possess at
feast superficial knowledge of a great
variety of subjects. He ni Ge Gide
1 write a story of ile in the ziame of
tity, ane of adventures on the
western plains, of war in Cuba or the
Philinpines, withoul making any me
1t is a rigid rule that the pli sad in
must be plausible Mo nf
revise a
the anthor must le agreed WW
avoid jmppssibilities and absurdities
it Aluals ow un dnatlan in
} y marning and £1
i 1 Be :
tr nan in
wing explain sutist
ae the Journey
the other in the
a far
ne Ow he
The ¢
Hime novel writer mas
£3E0 up a chara
nif apother writer and oa
C stories
ito repeal himzodl
Cir often happens that
he of ral i
cn ited i
dav | sone
tnsnt Wet
Lensitiong aiid baridly
‘onnts of Professor Melling's brilliant |
shasaménnn al Steamboat Springs.
Profegsor Mellins's gride forbade him
appearing in publie for months after |
and the bray of a mula iy to |
the mast agonizing sound on
: potion.
| de plum may appear on the title page
th ther
acl vonnry
itd or
nnd pew
perm it ting hin
sf danng
nical char
ripe Frpiy 3
hig b
in dereain
iis 48
farried along
£0 np 30 stories published
mandecn “Hbrary” style of eh
While the same name Or nom
iN ff
pf each story. a dozen different
authors perhaps contribute fo the
series. each taking up the characters |
| author fell ilk
one of his daily writers, who was em
ployed on a daily newspaper,
them for one
cresté a thrilling incident or climax
“is very rigid
Dthelir breath”
Ltn plot against the
Leent to the Bermudas
writer, and carrying them on ® new
i felds of adventure. ey
A publisher who had created are
mantic western adventurer with .
nam that proved popular with the
boys contracted with one of hi rege
i lar ‘writers for a series of
had been issued, one every two weeks
| and the other four extensively adver
Ctised to appesr on certain dates, the
The publisher sent for
with him to take up the
work and carry on the central charase
ters unchanged. In order to prevent
delay in getting out the stories as ad-
vertised, the extra writer had to read
up the career of the hero from the
start and write four novels of forty
thougand words eacs in twenty days
The tusk was successfully accom
plished. and the writer in question did
| not Jose an hour from his reguisr
‘work as a reporter. Devoting only
‘nights and Sundays to the stories, he
C dietited them
to a stenographer,
working sometimes six and seven
hours at night at a rate of two thous
Land words per hour.
The regular writers of sueh stories,
work, are able to produce one story of
forty thousand 1o fifty thousand
words a week, for six months or aAyear
ease. Under press
wre, they van readily write two a
weak, but could not long continue that
rate of production without a period of
complete mental and physical rest
The anthor who attempts to lay out a8
achaditle of his story. fo work out a
plot to the énd in his mind, and name
all hin characters in advance, cannot
write dime novels He must be able
to take a title a name and an incident
suggested by the publisher, and write
a story of a sperifind length, letting
the plot grow and
develop as he
He must invent names as he
forms the letters that spell them and
Viele must always triumph, in the
“dime novels and vies be overthrown
in addition to the men who are én.
ter. and the hero must be an example
of all the virtues
desirable consummation being
achieved invariably in the last chap
Nor must the vil
iain be too wicked, for in certain ree
spacti the morality of the dime novel
it may surprise many
porsane who denounce such flietion as
whelly bad to know that the publish-
er will not permit a line or situation
that might ee much ax suggest inde
vnlgarity. The villains as
well 48 the heroes all swear “under
and oaths ars never
weal in the lines of the story. Four
or {ive args publishing bousest fn New
York produce tons of such terature
every week and the business is con
ducted in a systematic way, There is
the sharpest kind of competition in
the trade and the writer who oan
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THE exiLeD Boss.
The Rritish Mavs Scattered Them Wide
iy in Different Parts of the Warld,
A mall sketch map. occupying a
corner of the Geographischer Angles
ger dhows the places in Potugal and
india where hundrids of the Boers
captured in South Africa are now Kept
in confinement. Having distributed
the prisoners from [odia to Bermuda
it wil certainly not be easy for them
British govern-
(lrpnfe's soldiers, the first large
party to fall into the hands of the
Arithih, were landed on the island of
At, Hidena in April last vear, and have
wean Heine ever since on Deadwood
as the {gianders call the plat
about 400 feel above
side the port of
that rises
sep on ope
Anither part of the Boer army, TM
in pumber marched easteand over
she Teanseanl frontier inte Portus
supan territory. They were captured
wenr Romati BP the gateway
thronigh the mountains by which the
raliebad from Lorengn Mar
yes macends to the Transvaal plate
cai. They wore sent to Portugal ar
the expense of the British govern.
which is now paving the cost
their maintenance. Four hundred
af them are confined in the citidel at
Sepicae, a small fortress on a penin-
sula utting ont into the sea a little
portly of Lisbon. It is a very secluded
piacty, the few thousand inhabitants
srsnnd the citadel heing devoted al
mest reciugively to lace making. Pour
nundired men are all that the storage
capacity of the citadel would accom
mandiite. and so the other 300 except-
ing the ofcers, wore sent (0 Alcobaca,
a fear mijen inl aul, Commmulsr Pleo
naar. w was in charge of the party
whett it surrendered is kent a prison-
sr xt Thamar about 0 miles porth-
of ishon wheres still stands the
fame monastery of tha Knights of
wham was ropceded the
the new
prowess and
in Brazil and in the
them an epidaring
fie renutation. The
nfined at Caldas
LLP, x a “
Ta 5
i eg if
whose deeds
rim carried
whenes they
fram South Af
i tsmbay,
were taken ndand abet
th. Ahm Their
fon does nat Appear on
waiariy Invinns if it is proper
iit Anmednagar ‘a hot, waterless,
agtiiont hole” in which OTE a cor.
heater (Luardian
sir Bo
ef Fy ag £50 ne.
sanpnident of th Mane
has given his aninion of it
Another bateh of prisoners has heen
It seldom hap-
in any war that the defeated
| prissners are 30 widely scattered —
| where they were left by the preceding | Sun
stories, After gixteen of the series