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FJE WAOTTNaTON CRITIC, MONDAY PJVENIKG, JANUARY 7, 1889.
BOY EMPKROJVS WIVES.
TSATEt'.N OI' CHINA NOW HART IHtEll
UK MAY IIAVU .SIX IIUMUU.U.
Ho In Unl IK Yarn Old, mill tlio Con
miMh mo I'lulo-il Out fur Klin At ill)
Jin Sliijr iln Ills Ouii I'lclilni.- IUiiiIii of
From Iht Xew York fun.
Dispatches from Wnililngton a fow
(1 lys iiRo informed in Hint tlio Emncior
of China lind been pioililcd with wlint
Bforas to Americans to bo unbounded do
inestlclty, to wit- Ono consort, Yo-lio-na-la,
daughter of Deputy Lieutenant-Gen.
oinl Kuoi Ilsdang; ono sceondaiy con
noil of the ilist rank, fa-ta-ln, diuiElitcr
of dining IIsli, Homo time vico-prcmlniit
of an imperial bonid; anil ono concubine
of tho second rank, also nnmed Ta-ta-la,
and also daughter of Cliany Ilsli.
Tin: ou.sq uMi'Kiton.
It is ncaily fiflccii years slnco tho
paoscnt Kmnoior or China, Tsntucn, suc
ceeded to tho tin one. lie Mas then only
n baby. Ho will come Into possession
of liis royal domestic household on his
18lli birthday, IIo is not tho son of tho
1 tst Llmpuroi, but is onoof tho numerous
l'rlmcs of tho icalm from whom any
ono mlslit lime been selected as tho
head of the Chinese lcllulous syfitem
mid nominally of tho cmpiie. Tho late
33nipcror was a cousin of tho pioicnt in
cumbent, lie died of smallpox, and tho
Empress soon follow cd him. Tho father
of tho present 1'mnpi.or was Cli'mi. suv
enlh son of tho lhnporor 'liiokwiiuu,wlio
died in 1830, Chinese diplomacy, full of
Intrigue and civil boivico reform ideas,
is responsible for tlio choice of Tsatcen,
for on account of his ctiemo youth tho
powers that weio nl tho time believed
that they could retain control of the Gov
ernment lonjtei in tli.it way than by
elcctiiiK an older 1'rince.
China, in snile of mnnv ideas to the
contrary, is somen hat democratic aa'ro
Rinds tho mieccsslon of Kinnciors to tho
thionc. It would take tliousuids of
words to explain tho lutiiciito woi kings
of tho Chinese sjMom. Thero aic a
Kood many inembuis of the inipoiial
household In China, and tlioio is no par
liamentary body to appropriate funds for
theh support. Theu'sultis rather mixed,
and it is well niyh hopeless to attempt
to unravel tho tluuad of their relations
to themselves ami to tlio commonwealth.
'Iho interesting fact remains, which may
bo explained, that Tsiteun, having ai
jlvcd at ills majority, so to speak, has
cntoiod upon a responsible career, and
may lind himself in tho eourso of thirty
years 'ho father of a family that will
strain his imperial puisoto supply with
lieu and birds' nests.
TIllll.H WIVl.SAT KtOlITrEN.
Thrco wives may bo very w ell for n
lad of oighleen, but they aro not n
marker to what a grown man must have,
especially an ompeior; but the ruler's
life Is so enshrouded witli mystic Ism and
intrlguo that nono but the highest
ofllcials of tlio State havo any conoct
idea of what it is like. Theoretically ho
is invisible. Ceitainly ho is tho Son of
God and tho head ot tho Church from
tho Clilncso point of viow. As such lie
is held in tho highest esteem by tho
populace, but his temporal powei is re
Onoof the most patient students of Chi
jieso affairs is Mr. II. 1$. McDowell, now
of this city, llosaid jestcrday:
HUM 3 GOVEHMNO THE EMlT-IlOn.
"As tho essential clement of all Chi
nese lifo is lcligion, it is probablo that
tho Emperor's caicer is governed by
much tlio same rules that npply to other
men in China of blah rank. Tlio history
of previous Dmpciors justifies this viow,
At tlio uro of 18 a Chinaman cmoigcs
from boyliood or infnncy, as in our cus
toms a man attains his majoiity at 31,
though tlio paiallcl is not evict. For
tho Clilncso system is clpsuly analogous
to tho nnclont ltoman progression of tlio
individual. At 18 a young Itoman bo
came 'adolcsccns.' At!i0 tho Chinaman
advances another step and becomes
'juventus,' according to tho Itoman
(standard. Prom that timo on Ills stand
ing in tlio community improves with
every decade. At 20 ho is marriageable,
or, more plainly, ho ought to bomariicd,
and after that timo ho selects his wives to
plcaso himself "When ho is 40 ho is
Liipahlo of holding public office, aud at 50
io cin advaneo a step in his official posi
tion. So again at GO tlio dhjntty of his
xclation increases. i
A HOY'S HKLPUATES. '
"A lad of 18 is provided w lth domestic
liolpmates by his father. From now un
til tho Umperor is 00 his v Ives and con
cubines will bo selected foi him. Aftor
that ho may choose aud bargain for him
self. Tho threo domestic sympathiois
with whom ho lias alicady been piovided
l eprcsent tho nucleus of his future harem,
lind tho consummation may bo any nuiri
tier which ho chooses to support Tho
i in pel hi 1 harem of China is tho largest in
tho world. Tho Sultan's will not com
pare with it. Many Clilncso emperors
lmoliad ns many as 000 wives, Out of
nil theso, howevor, thero is but ono
genuine wife In our understanding of tlio
torm. feho is tho first, or in this Instance,
Ych-ho-iia-la. Normally her Hist born
bonwill succeed to tho thionc, though
events may so happen that according to
Clilncso policy boiiui other of tho Km
jieror's1 offspriug will bo selected. Tho
ono real wlfo is at tho head of tho house
hold. iJesides her thoio may bo any
number of secondary wives, equally lo
Klttmato, but of lower rank. Tho coucu
bines correspond nearly to tho mistresses
of Europeans, but their offspring aro not
socially so degraded as thoy would bo
according to our civilisation."
Tin: KMi'itnon's childukn.
"What aio tho rulatlons of tlio Em
peror's children to tho community or to
"To understand that you must remem
ber that tho fatlioi, until his death, Is
tho absolute head aud inlorof tho family.
Tho Clilncso fathor Is responsible lor tho
suppoit of all hla children. No excep
tion to this rule is mado in favor of tho
Imnoior. Of com so ho sccuies funds
for ills household by taxation, but tho
Clilncso taxation is a system of sqcc.lng.
ThoMandaiin sqeoes tho people of his
province, and tho Emperor bqucozm the
Maiulailiis. If tho 'liook ot lutes,' ac
cording to which all Clilncso conduct is
lcgulatcd, did not command by icllgioiis
law such oxactions, tho Emperor, with
his numerous family, might lind himself
sidly pushed to meet Ills living oxpenses,
for ho is no absoluto nioiureh, as most
In faet, ho him less political powor and
inlhicnco than Queen Vietoila. His sac
red position as chief of the Ohiuoso ro
ligious system enables him to extort
money for tho maintenance of liin lingo
household. Ills chihhun aro in bomu
hoiibo unfortunato. Theio 4s no iccog
Bl..'d plaeo ioi thorn in tho btnto. mid
taougk they aio highly ii'spected ho
causoof thoh blood, they ran command
no iniomo, and in tliemsehes havo no
influence Every onoof them, howcvei,
to tlio son of tho last concubino, Is a
most eligible jnuli, matrimonially con
sidered, and a gieat uiaiiy of them aio
dlniosed of conveniently by mauying a
heavily dowered daughtoi of an amhl
tiotis or unlucky family.
MANY PAUGIITKnS NOT ADVAtTAnnoUR.
"If a man lias a larpo number of daugh
ters it Is unaiispiclous and an nlllanoo
with a poison ot royal blood will break
tlio luck. Other tons of tho Emperor aio
highly educated and put through the
famous exaiiilnatloiis until they becomo
literati or tho highest rank. Tlint makes
tliem cllglbile for Btnto positions, nnd
theieafter they havo no groat difficulties
w lib life. Tho literary examinations aro
supposed to bo slrlrtly impartial and in
gcuoial they probably nro.but it 13 never
theless odd that sons of Emperors almost
unlfoimly pass with tlio voiy highest
"Is It niobablo that tlio present Em
peior will tako any moro wives to himself
oeioro no is thirty?
"Oh, yes; but they will ho selected for
ins owiiciioicowuuiouuticss nave
weight In tho selection, but foimally ho
will bo passive In tho negotiations. Thcro
is another interesting point about tho
Emperor's children. They may not bo
ponnittcd to live long enough to bo a
serious btiidcn lo liim. It Is legal for a
Chinese father to kill his child at any
timo bcfoiu tho infnnt Is five days old.
Usually thrco days after bhth n child is
laid upon tho floor nnd tho father lifts
him up. This, with certain tittotanccs
and ceicmonies, is called consecration.
By it tho child's soul is born.
"An tuiconsccrntcd child has no soul,
and therefore thcro Is no loss If ho or
sho Is killed, but it must be done within
llvo days. Gills as well ns boys aro con
secrnte'd, but it is a mooted theological
question whether girls have souls or
not. Chineso philosophers aio divided
on tho matter. This slrango boliuf lias
stimulated Infnntlcido to a tcniblo tlo
gice. Tho cnuutiy pogrcsses slowly anil
ono of tho signs ot progress Is an older
issued in lccent times by tho mandarins
condemning Infnntlcido. It Is not bo
Moved that tlio. order has had a great
Tim old iiiiATiir.u man-
Ho Clinics ii I.ltllo Hut:, mill Novor Says
Anything but "Wor-r-iiim."
For twenty years or moro tho "Old
Leather Man" has traversed over this
State until ho has becomo known in every
town, and in many homes his nntno has
becomo a household woid, writes a New
Haven concspoudent. Mothots havo
frightened theii unruly children into
obedience by telling them Hint tho "Old
Leather Man" would get them. Nothing
is known of tho early history ot tho old
fellow. 'When ho began his pllgrimngo
about Connecticut people were afraid of
him. Women living in tho country, if
they chanced to sec him coming, locked
tho ontsldo doors of their homes, and,
screened by curtains, would peep out
and watch him pass along tho roads.
After a ye ir or, two they got used to
him, and fear gaic place lo curiosity.
During all tlio years of his wanderings
about tho Stato ho has never been known
to utter a woid or sentence which could
bo understood by his hcarcis. Ills namo
was given him yeats ago. The peculiar
raiments of leather which ho wears to
day aio tho saino as thoso worn by him
wlion ho appeared twonty years ago.
They havo becomo worn "from timo
until at present thcro is little loft of
tho oiiginal leather.
liom documents which holostsomo
years ago. but wcro found by others, it
is believed bv some people that his
namo is Jules llourglay, a Frenchman of
noble blood, who, distiactcd by an un
successful love ailair, fled to this country
and has roamed about demented cvor
since. Others sav ho is of negro descent,
as is shown by his swarthy complexion
and black hair, and ono of n gang of rob
bors who onco infested that part of tho
State about Tariff ville. This gang flour
ished neaily foity years ago, having its
headquarters at tho LighUiouso, an old
log cabin which stood on a hill in tho
town of Tarillvillc.
For miles around tho lights could, bo
seen shining out of tho cracks and crev
ices in tho walls of tho old log cabin.
Honco its name, rinally, after a spe
cially bold lobheiy committed by tlio
robbers, tho civil authorities raided tho
"Lighthouso," but ono of tho robbers
escaped. For days ho was hunted
through tho woods and mountains, but
was not captured. Tho following sum
mer tho "Old Leather Man" appeared,
and people believed that ho was tho
This "Old Leather Man" novor begs,
ncvei appears to want anything, nnd
simply w andors around, taking no notice
of anything or any body. Kind-hearted
women aud children feed him and bomc
times glvo him money. IIo comes ami
goes, sometimes disappearing altogether
from tho populated parts of tho Stato,
aud is not soon again tor several months.
At other times ho tiacls along tho turn
pikes and goes through tho towns and
cities. IIo always sleeps out of doors,
having legular stopping places along his
loutes. In winter ho puts up In a cavo
near Tarillvillc. Anotlici of his favorito
resorts is near Iliggauum on the Con
Theio, under an overhanging ledgo
of rock, which foims a sort of cavo, ho
passes much of his time. The only audi
ble sound ho has ever been heaid to
make is "Wor-r-ium," and this is his
reply to cvoiy question. Aftoi tho March
blizzard ho was lound with his hands
ami feel frozen and almost dead. Physi
cians who recontly saw him sav that ho
cannot live moio than a year, llo has a
cancer on his lip which is slowly eating
away his face Ills ago may bo any
whoio fiom 55 to 70 years. Somo day
ho will bo found dead, but tho mystoiy
surrounding his Ilfo will novor bo re
vealed unless tho little bag which ho car
ries contains tho ovldence of his identity,
HAUNTED NKAKLY 100 YEARS
A Historic Mnunloii Jiumliltml by Ghosts
AliiinHt u Cmitury.
Tho "Gcnoral Hill houso," a historical
mansion at Ilarrisbnrg, "Warren County,
N. J,, has just been demolished. It was
built toward the close of the last contuiy,
and w as still in a good stato of preserva
tion w lion torn down. Tho houso for
years has had tho namo of being
haunted nnd strange noises, it Is said,
could bo heaid in its vicinity nt night.
On this account it was uninhabited.
Hundreds of people visited it, and
sometimes thoy really did hear blood
curdling Hounds from the vacant rooms
and big stairways. Theio is u stoiv of
crimo conneited'with tlio Hill mansion.
General 1 1 111 was commander of tho
militia in 1701), and there wcro drills
held, at which wholo communities
gathered and wont thiough tho manual
of arms. On ono of these occasions,
Soptcmber, 23 in that year, a soldier
named Uiiah Albcilson did something
tlmtj greatly inennseed tlio commander.
IIo inn away, and Qonuuil Hill
puisucd him, overtook him nnd ran tho
ond of his swoid Into his oyo penetrat
ing tho binlu and causing instant death.
Thieats of vlolento wcio mado by tho
solldois, but the General escaped mi
haimtd. IIo was tiled for nmidoi and
acquitted, but, so tlio legend runs, ho was
puisuod by n plaiitom daj and nisht un
til tho hour of liisdcatli.vlilclioceiiried
a fow months aftciwaids fiom lomorso.
IIo would nover'idlow the light in Ills
houso to bo put nut. Supoumtnr.il up
pcuiauiTB mo said to liavo been seen on
the piumLed as long as tho mansion
A LESSON IN PUGILISM.
From t!m Atw York Ettning inn.
Tho Finn family wero at supper. T o
light fiom tho koroscno lamp on the
homoly mantlo foil upon a modest re
past. Tho chief dish was a smoking pot
of old gold Btippiwn. Mrs. Finn wis
bustling back and foith between tho
stovo and tho table ladling potatoes out
of a pot bubbling glcodtlly on tho llic,
nriiiiiglng tho dishes and pci forming all
thoso littlo wousowifely offices which at
a mother's hands add savor lo tho most
mengro meal. Jlr. Finn was helping
himself to a second plato of cabbago,
and little Mike was making hasto to so
curo ills share of tbo succulent cgctablc
beforo it should ha too lato.
Tho moal proceeded in silrnco for a
few minutes, and then Mrs. Finn said:
"I Biipposo y'll bo t'acliln' th' h'y how t'
fight agin th' supper Is clnared away,
Miko Finn. Musha, but yo'll mako him
a skull-crackor, so yo will. Ain't yo
'shamed o' vcrscl', yo big brute, t'arhtu'
a littlo b'y like that t' bo puttlu' up his
ilshta lolke a bruiser till Uery wanho
meets?" "Arrah, thoro yo aio agin,"
repliod her husband with Ills mouth full
"Shuro I'm only t'acliln 'him how to
deflnd himsol'. An' devil's th' lad on
Coonoy Island ivliis weight an' Inches
will stiinnd up aain him. ulvo an' tako;
ain't that bo, Mlckoy? ''Mickey nodded
his head affirmatively, foi ills mouth was
too full for utteiatico. Then, with an
engornoss that almost choked him, ho
".Tack Faddcn has a bloody noso, an'
a black eve, I gov lilm this inornln'.
'Twils a rough an' tumblo. I gov him
tli' fut, an' settled him wid mo two
An anxious look camo into Miikoy's
eyes, howoci, as ho went on to relate to
his fatlioi how Patsy Fogarty, tho tenor
of Santy Hollow, was coining to school
on puiposo to do battlo with him. Tho
fanio ot littlo Mike's llstic successes had
gotio abroad in tlio land, and Fogarty
was coming to tho littlo led school houso
to whip the champion of Coonov Island.
Mr. Finn, nfter hearing tho momentous
intelligence, hoc into thoughtful. IIo
sipped his tea slowly, and consldcicd
within himself what would bo tho best
lino of lighting for his boy to pursue, for
ho realized that tlio strugglo would bo a
fierce one, nnd tho honor of tho housu of
Finn must be maintained at any eost.
Looking keenly at his son, Mr. Finn
"You'ro not freckened o' Fogorty,
"Indadc. thin, I'm not."
"Fwliat kind iv a lighter is lie?"
"IIo mostlv fights at arm's length."
"Oh, ho; thin yo'll havo f taeklo him
By this time tlio tahlo had been clcircd
away. "Wliilo Mis. Fiun ictircd to the
outhouso to wash tho dishes. Mr. Finn
gave his boy a few lessons in tlio art of
physical ofTcnso and defense
"Now, you sthand thoio and I'll sthand
hero," said ho to Ids son.
"I'll boFogerty an' jou'll boyorscl';
put yer too agin my too an' Ink at mo
oyc. " Nlver moind mo flshts. Kapo yer
oyo on inino. Now, whin I r'acli out
mo right you throw up your arium an'
catch th' blow an' "
Ilangl camo tho flat of Mr. Finn's
hand alongsido of Mickey's head and
headlong flew tho boy Into tho wood-bov,
dislodging two dominiek hens nnd a
rooster, who flew around tho room
Littlo Miko got out of tho woodbox
slowly and just a triilo groggy. A pleco
of skin as largo as a cent was missing
from his nose. IUit ids blood was up as
ho camo up to tho scratch a second timo.
"A fow welts loiko that'll mako jc
tough, sonny," said his father. "Yosce,
yo wcro not ready wid yer left whin I
welted yc. Now come on I"
Mickey was Hko a cat for agility. IIo
jumped back and avoided two blows
which would undoubtedly havo sent him
over tlio stove. His eyes glittcicd Hko
thoso of a tiger kitten about to spring.
Ho fought entirely on tho dofensivo
until his father, in an unguauled mo
mont, had diopped his guard. Then,
liko an infuriated bull, ho lushed in,
seized ono of his fntlier's iogs, and lifting
it from tho ground toppled liim ovc"r
backward, and fell llko n ton of coal on
his head, jarring tho shnnty to Its
foundations and bringing the stovepipe
to tho floor. Ecfoio ho could rise tlio
young demon mounted him in a cloud of
soot and began raining blows upon his
faco until ho roared with pain. To add
to tlio confusion Mrs. Finn nppcaicd
upon tho sccno witli her broom, which
she used without dUciImination upon
botli of tho combatants until they w cro
glad to escape to thojard.
"Bad luck t' yo, mo young bull, yo
hay' th' skin seiatched ail mo faeo,"
roared Mr. Finn, looking around in tho
darkness for a club.
"It's squaro wo aro thin, fathor," ro
plied little Miko from tho other sido of
tho fence, "failure ou skinned mo noso
"Yis. an' I'll skin yez. both width'
sthove log comln' in," said Mis. Finn, as
she stood in tho doorway.
HER UXUKUCLU MI'S.
Tlio Uiixoen Hut Important Portion of a
In describing n debutante's superb
wardrobo, tho Now York World gives a
minute description ot lior underclothes,
for theso aro important details which,
though thoy aro not seen, must yot bo
mllstic ami charming in ef
fect in order that tlio wearer
may havo tho moral support of feeling
sho is genuinely well d leased through
out. Theso underclothes aro for tho
most part of India silk, or tho now
Jnpancso crape that Is fast becoming so
popular it is likely to suporscdo all other
matoilals for this purpose
Thoy aio mado tipin entlrosets. which
are all of ono coloi palo tan, paio gray,
blue cell, old pink, green, gold, cream,
whlto and Clack and, of com so,
smothered in lace and needle-work.
Theio is a littlo knitted silk vest to
match each suit, which is 'so elastic It
can bo drawn up close about tho tin oat
by tho gathoring ribbon, or when worn
w'itli a low gown can bo loosened to fall
around tho shouldcis.
Then eomo tlio dainty silk or crapo
gaimonts, cut very shoit, tilled with lnco
aud a monogram of two long, nariow
letters In dellcato nccdlo work set on tho
upper left hand sldo of tho che
mises. Thcro is a satin coiset,
of course, which is also laced and
omhroldcicd, nud tlio skiit is of silk or
oiapo, with laco flounces, Theio aio
long silk stockings to match ovcry suit,
and satin evening slippers of half a dozen
tints, Theso suits aro not always worn,
hnwover, of a unlfoun shade throughout.
Tho wcjier pleases her fancy by all
manner of charming combinations;
as for example sho will wear u
suit of pale tan with n black corset,
black stockings and patent leather shoes,
0i palo green combined with tail aud the
addition of tan Sucito slippers, or gold
with scarlet, or black with mauve. It
is iii'ccssaiy that these iindergaimoiits
should be of silk in older that the Em
pho gowns, of which this beautiful ward
lobo holds many, should havo tlio re
quired smoothness of flow, unbroken by
one stiff enmbrio phut.
liiiru nuioAlNSln lacn, caused byllio, at
Finally bhoo Stoic, 1)10 buvcutu titiuct,
drunk o (nxanu.
Somo of tlio l'cctillnrltlo Noan Anions
From iht Atlanta Journal.
"A man can't got drunk on ginger, can
ho ?" a druggist was asked. .
"YVoll, If you could sco somo of my
regular ginger di unkards at times you
would think so. Glngi'r is mado from
alcohol and ginger root, Tho root is
ground nnd put into ono of theso funnel
Bhapcd porcolators, after which tho
alcohol Is ponied upon it and soaked
through it, dropping into tlio jar, in tho
mouth of which is fixed the funnel.
Tliis tincture is, as ou know, if you've
over tasted it, ns hot as liquid fire, and a
teaspoonftil U n big dose for an oidlnaty
mau. Ono pound of ginger will mako
twoqflaitsof tincture, and many prefer
it to whisky."
"How much docs n confirmed ginger
drinker tako at a, doso? "
"There aro ono or two men who aro
rogular ginger drinkers, that tako as
much ns four ouncos at a lime, oi, to
show you tho difference, thirty-two
tcaspoonfuls. If you or I or any other
man unaccustomed to di hiking ginger
should tako that much at ouco it would
kill us. Wo would bo apt to havo con
vulsions at first, followed by a comatnso
condition, in which stato death would
"How much to mako a man drunk?"
"I havo seen ono man get drunk on
four ounces, and then again I'vo seen a
man who drank tho samo qunntity
havo an epileptic flt. lasting for several
"What effect will tho drinking ot
ginger piodttco in the long runt"
"It is far moro injuiious than whisky
and will kill n man who drinks it legu
laily in fiom two to tluco yenis' time.
If you should hold a tablespoon of din
ger In your mouth a minuto it would
blister tho inside coiling or your mouth,
ond you cin luiiigluo w lint the elfect on the
stomach w;ould bo grappling with two
or three lablcspoonfiils of ginger ovcry
"Can you tell n ginger diinkor from
anoidlnaiv diinkor. or. in other woids.
will tlio drinking of ginger effect tlio
personal appearance of a man ns
whisky does?" "Whisky di inking
makes a man's faco red. Ginger thinking
makes it pale, as tho giugci draws tho
blood away from the sin face to the cen
tre of tho body. I'o watched thoso gin
ger drinkers closely and I'vo studied
them a good deal. I'vo learned that a
habitual trinccr thinker, llko a morphine
eater, lose3 all rcgird for tho truth, and
would rather lie than toll tbo truth.
Thuy also become hypochondriacs and
imagine thoy aro eifected with every
disease undor tho sun. Ono day
lliov'll mmn l,i w!fli n Inntr frtnr. tlnnlnt4.
ing thoy'vo got cramp colic and must
havo ginger. Another day they'll havo
heart discaso nud will surely die unless
thoy can get ginger. Tho next tiino thoy
havo dyspopsia or rheumatism, but no
mnttor what they havo thoy seem to
think ginger tho sovorigu leniedy, and
nothing elso will do thorn. Tho trouble
with them is the gincer drinking, for it
ruins tho digestion, inflames tlio stomach
and thiows tho wholo system into disoi
dcr." "Is theio any advantago in buying
gtngci?" "Ginger costs $d a pint, whilo
whisky soils at fiom 50 teats up. Tho
pcoplo who drink it, and they aro numer
ous, both men and w onion, aro for tlio
most part mere physical wiccks who
wcro confirmed drunkards when prohibi
tion camo upon us and their appetites
must bo satislled so thoy bought glngor
as tho next best substitute for w hisky.
The following statement came volunta
rily to the proprietors of the great
preparation of which it speaks.
They have never had the pleasure of
meeting the erhinent scientist who
wrote it, but appreciate the honest
candor which prompted it:
TO WHOU IT MAY CONClUtX:
Tals may certify tint us tlio result of ox
tomloil tLsotrnlios I am ablo lo etuto that, la
tho JhilTy Jlult Wlilskuy iitono, thero Is to bo
had such u imro article as I liuio ih'oerlbcil la
my pnpor on "A 'siluiitlllu pvilllo lor In
tumpuriUHo," hi tlio North American llo
lov for July, 1888. It Is, of Ttourso, a well
know fact that wo may procure, ns a lnboru
tory proilact. a wlilskoy that shall bo freo of
fuU oil: but It Is with prlilo that I stnto that
nlouo or commercial whlsklo tho Uully Mult
declines to luluro tho bruin ami tlio eystt m,
UILLAHD II. JlOUSi; M 1).
Wostllold, N. J.
f '111 s '
All Shad oi and Stylos,
Oi Dress Oils for Hn
Aro tlio Choicest that oau bo had.
Cor. 1 5th and C St?
BOOTS AND SHOES.
ooa l'UNKA, avi:.
3Ce tlio Only Slioo
SOLD DIRECT TO THE CONSUMED
BY THE MANUFACTURER.
anil Injections full.
m CBC33 8iA::n bsaot.
Ui lilnal, licit. rlj graulnr tb 1
nlUbloilll fcrmU. Sir UI
Alllf lor tAKAIHCr AJitfiMM
uramonu jirqna, m rvu
LulLlo Ihjim bvftlvlwllh bluu
boQ At !ruir4tu. Anit
uo olht r. Alt i Hit lu i uu
botr J butt) T1 w'l I' fonccr
out counterfeit tteol 4v uutupajiwr
i.irti0,iUr an! ICtlteff.-r Hftf
1 to hr yilttru mntl lO.tlBf i .atl.
Ujonluiofr 3 IADKS wtiQtni.ic4 heu 'M.mPi u
i?05f floral MCIJC1Wr' i-?.
fcipia vculonco thoso uffeotloim In fittlDY 1
2j wliloh Copalbi, CubobsVy
Tho Grout Pennsylvania Route
To the North, West anil 8outhwest.
Double Track Splendid Sunny.
btcel Ralli. Maqnijicenl Equipment.
Xltt ItPFKOT jAVOAnr 0, 1830.
Trains loavo Washington, from atutlon corner of
Sixth aaU I) streoK as follow!
Foil Pirrntma nnd tho Wost, Chlontjo Mmltftd
Express of Pullman Vostlbiileil CVin nt fl V) n. m
ully;l nt Mno. 3 TO u m dally to Cincinnati nnd
M. hpuK with slooplne (Mrs trom I'lttsburs to
Cincinnati, nnd llnrrNbiirit to St Loul dully,
uxcoptbattiFilar, to Clilcnfo, with Slonpin far
Altoonn to Chlonijo W ctorn Kxprcti nt 7.10
' m dallv. wliii siconlnit Cars Wnshlncton to
t-hloHiro ntui Ht. Uiuls, contioetltnj dally at
ilarrljtmrff with tliloiinh Slooncrn for Loulivlllo
and Momphli. I'aolllo l(xnre lOoo p m dully
for ritlsburst nnd tho Wfst, with throii.-li
blociiirtol'lttubure. nnl I'lttsburs toCliiuizo.
1) UTIMOItK AND P0T0MA.0 HAtUIO VU.
, l1P '"tin, Cntmndalciii and Iloohcator dnlty;
'"' Ltiaffalo nnd :lmmriulnll, oxrupt Hattmlay,
llool Ptm' W"h aleIllls '-ur Washlnitton to
l'on WnttAMsronr, Lock Hnvon ami Klmlriat
0 50 a in dally, oicopt Hundav.
1'onNiw Yijuk and tho Kait. 7 SO. 0 (W. 1 1 W
nnd U 40 n in. S0O,4l0.1O0i) and 11. .Dp in. On
Ktinday. noo. n.40 n in, SO), 4 10, 10 00 and
1150 pm. I.lmllud Uprosiof Pullman Parlor
Can, 0,10 a m. dully except aunduy, nnd 3.45 pin
dally, with dlnlna car.
KouDotton, without cIumro, S00 p in every
Ion UnnoKLTX, N. Y.. nil throush trains non
nect at .Torroy City with bolts of Drooklyu
Atinox, arrordfiiit dlrei t tramfcr to l'ultou
Btnct, noldlni; doublo fcrrliiRo across ott
I'on I'mcAUrfiMiiA. 7.20 810.0.00, 11 no and
11.40 nin, SCO. 4 I0.B00. 810, 10(nnd 11 50 pm.
On Hunday U 00, 11,40 a m, 200, 4.10, 000, M 10
10 00 and 11 w pm. Limited Expross nil parlor
enr, o 40 a m week days nnd J.45 p m dally, with
Fon Ualtimoiuj, 0 3.1. 780, H 10 0 00, 0 40,0.50,
It 00 nnd 11.40 a in. 1 2 03. S 00. 1 4.1, 1.10, 4 SO, 4 10,
J W. 7.10, H lo, 10 00 nnd lt.ft) p m. On Hundav,
0 00, 0 05, O.W. 11.10 u in, 3.00, 3 43. 4 10, 0 UO, 7.40,
t.lu io on ami u.sopm.
I'pii Pope'ii Cnrmc Line,7.S0 amnndl.Wpm
dally, except Sunday.
Foil ANMAruna, 7.80 and 0 00 a m. KOfl, 4.40
V m dally, except Sundays. Sundays, U 00 a m,
4.10 p m.
ALEXAKunu &. FnunniuoKSBuno kail
A'AY, AND ALKXANDItlA .1, WASH
Fon Al KXANimiA, I IX, 0 M, 7.25, 8 40. 0 1 10 57
mo 18 01 noon, .' 03, 'I 10. I a, COO, 0.01, CU1, 10.05
und 11 37 p in on Sutiuay nt 1.0, 0 45, 10 57 u
in, B TO, 0 01, 8 03 aud 10 03 n in.
Acuouuopatios for (iuantloo, 7 S3 a m, and
0 00 p in wcok dnyi.
l'pn Hii'ii'iond nnd tbo South, 4 "O 10.57 a m
dally nnd J..0 p m dally, oxcopt Sunday.
'Iiiains loavo Alexiindrla for WnihlnKton,
0 03, 7 03, 8 0O, 9.10, 10.13. 11.07 a m, 1.S0, 3 on, 131,
6.10, 0.1.0, 7.03, u.13. 10 4J and 11 C3 p m. Ou Sun
day at 010 mid 1107 a m. .'00, 6.10, 7.03, Qi
and 10 Ii p in.
'1 Idiots and Information nt tho olllco, north
east corner of l.'lth utreut and Pennsylvania
nvonuo, and at tho station, whoro orders onn bo
kftfoi tlioohecklnirof biKSaffo to destluatloa
ii om notois nnu resiuancca.
CI1AS. K. PUOIf,
.1 R. WOOD,
Gen. I'uas. Auont.
Baltimore and Ohio Pailroad.
Sclicdulo la effect Dec. 0, 1888.
IxiavoWnBhlnRton trom station corner of Now
Jcrnoy nvenuo nnd O street.
Kon Ciiicao'i and Northwest, Vostlbuled Llm
Itcd express dally 8 M a. m , oxprcss 0 03 p. in
Ton Cincinnati and St. Louis, express dnlly
J 00 und 11.10 p. m.
Fon I'lTTsnuita nnd Cleveland. Voxtlbulod
Limited express dully 8 53 a. m. and express 0 03
Fou Lexington and Looul btatlons, 110.10
Ion Baltimoki. week days, 5 00, 0 30. 040.
', 30, 8 9 43. 11 w (43 minuto train) u. m . U 10,
2 0-. 1 15, llS-rallillto trulli), 3.S5. 4 TO. I.J3.5 A
U.43.7.J0. U.43 nud 11.30 p m oiimhisfl. o 10,
8 10, n a, in , 1 1 tf 03, 3 J3, I SO, 1 J3, 0 13,
7.'W, 0 43 nnd li.Wp m
l'ou Way Stations botwecn WashlnRton and
Unltlmoio. 6 00, 0 10, 8 JO a. m . 1.' 10, ) .'I, 1 )3,
0 43, 11 so p. m. On Sundays, b CO a. in., 1.13, J 03,
133, 0 43, 11 30 p.m.
Tiuins lhavk llaltlmoro for Washington at
5.10, 0JO. (.00. 7 SO, 8 00 (43 minuto train), I) 00,
0 03, 10 30 MVmlnuto train) a. m . U 13, s 00, 3 00,
4.10, 0 00, 0 00, 0 30, 8 00, 10 00 and 11 00 p in. On
Minduys, 0 10, 0 .1), 8 (HI. 0 00, 0 03, 10 30 u in !
1.15, S 00, 4.10, 5 00, 0 )0, 8 00 10.00 und 11 00 p. m.
Fou Axnai hub, 0 in and 8 30 a. in., U 10 nnd
4 33 p. m. On Sundays. 8 30 a in , I 13 p m
Lcavo Annapolis 1)40, 8 37a in., 10.03, 1,10 p.m.
Sundays, 8.37 a. m , 4 10 p. m.
Ton Stations on tbo Jlotropolllar Ilranch,
1013, 510 10 a m, 31.15 p m., for principal bta
tlons onlj ; 110.10, n. m , Tl 35 and to TO p m
Fou aAirnmisnuiia and Intormullatu points,
19 00 n m , tl.'.JO, -t I 10, 3 33, til JO p. in.
Fon llnvn's nnd Intermediate statlous, 7.00 p.
m, HO 00 p.m.
Cnuncii Thai n leaves Washington on Sunday
at 1 13 p m , stopping at all stations on Metro
I on FitEnrmcK, tlO 10 n m , t4 33 and f3 30 p.
in sundis, 1.13 p m,
louIlAnuisTOUN, 110.10 a.m. nnd t5 10 p. in.
'Ii.ains AiiuivK from Chicago daily 8 33 n m
nnd 0 33 p m ; from Cincinnati mid St. Louis
dally C 00 n. m. and 1 35 p. m.; from Pittsburg,
8.33 a. m., t7.S0 and 0 S3 p m.
FnnPiiiiaiiGLiuiAand Wilmington, dally, 8.13
n. m,. 03, 4.00 unit 1130 p m. lluiTet l'urlm
Cars on tho 6 13 n. m nnd 4 SO p. m. trains
hheptugs Carson tho 1130 p. m, open ut'JOO
FouiNTrnMLDiATBioiNTS botwecn Ilaltlmoro
mid Philadelphia, U.J0 u. iu , 003 and tl.30
'I'miNs X.EAIB l'hiladelplila for Wa'hlngton,
dally, H.., 11 00 a. m ,;i 50, 7.00 p. in and 10 05
ttxeept Sunday. Dally. JSundayonly.
Iliggngo called for nnd ohcoked at botols und
residences on orders left at ticket offices, (I IU
aud 1051 Pennsylvania avenue.
W. M. CLEMllVrtf. CIIAS. O. SCIII.L,
Gen, Manager. Gen. Pass. Act
Piedmont Air Lino
r-cntuULE in KrrECT NovKMnrn 18, 188a.
fi .It) a M East Tonueasco .Mall, dally for
Wnrrouton, Goidonsvlllo.charlottest lllo.Lj nch
liuri and statlous botween Alexandilu nnd
Lyuoiiburg, Itoanoake, Jlrlstol, Knoxllle,Itomo,
Calcra, Jlonteoinery nnd Now Orlo-ius. Pull
min Sleeper Washington to Now Orleans.
11-21 a M-Fust Mall Dally for Wurrenton,
Charlotte sUllo. (ordouslllo, stations rhosi
peaVo nnd Ohio Houto.Ljiichbiirft.Itookr Mount,
Dauvlllonnd stations between Ljiichourgund
I) imlllo. Greensboro', Italclgh Charlotto.Colura
oil, Allien, Augusta, Atlanta, Jlinniuclmin,
Jlontgomerj.Niiw Orleans, Texas and Calllor
ula. Pullman Slooper Now ork to Atlanta.
Pultmin Parloi Curs Atlanta to Jlontgomuy
Pullman Sleepers Montgomery to Now
Oilcans. and Mann lloudolr Sleepers
for lllrralngham, Vlcksburgund Shrove
port. Pullman SlocporUrceimboro to Columbia
and Au,mstu. Solid trains Washington to At
lanta. Does not connect for C. and O. routo
J no r x DAiLT, oxoopt Sunday, . Manassas,
Slrusburj; uud lntermoillato stations
S,:iO)-M WKsiniN Kxi iiEJs dally for Warren
ton, Oordoimlllo, Cliuriottoslllo, Loulsvlllu,
unil Cincinnati, liillman Sloepers and solid
trains Washington to ioutsylllo, ulso for Lynch
burg, Ilrlstol. I'll ittanooga, Memphis, Littlo
Itouk and nil SouthwoHtern points Through
Pullman Sloepers Washington tu Memphis with
11 r m, soutiieiin nxniEss nally for Lynch
hurg, Danville, ltntelgb, Asholllo, Oharfotte,
Columbia, Alkou, Augusta, Atlautu, Montgom
ery, New Orleans. Toxas and Oatlforniu, IMII
mau Vostlbulo Sleopcr Washington to Iwiw
Orleans via Atlanta und Moutgomory Pull
mnn Slooper Washington to AufcUJtu, Ga , witli
'lllAINS ON WASIIINOTON ANIl OllIO DlVIHON
leave Washington II OO u ra, dally except Sun
uiu.Hiid 1.15 p in, ilaily, nrrlvo Itmiiul 111 11
11' 18 n in and7 21 p m. Itoturnlug, leave Hound
11111(105 am, daily, nnd 125 pm, daily oxcept
Sunday, arriving Washington BJOum and J 55
TiinouaiiTnAiNs from tho South. 3 la Cliarlotto,
Danville und Lynchburg, arrive In Washington
7 OO a in and 7 .15 p in; via Hast Tonnoiee,
Ilrlstol and Lyuoiiburg ut llilil umnndlMO n
in; la Chowipeako and Onto routo and
( harlottsvlHo nt it ID P in and 7.00 u m, fatras.
hurg local nt I) 17 am.
TicKKTs.sloeplng-oar reservation and Informa
tion furnlsncd, and oagga'o checked nt ofllco,
Ifliifl Ponnsynatlu avenue, nnd at Pussonger
station, Pennsylvania Itallroad, Sixth aud II
8tr0CtSJAMKS L. TAYLOR Gea. Pass. Agent.
Chesapoako and Ohio Routo.
Schedule In offoot SKPT. 10. 1SRS.
Trains leave Union Depot, Sixth nnd 11 streets.
10 57 u. in -I on Nrwioar Nrws, old Point
Comfort and Norfolk, daily oxtupt buuday, Ar
riolu Norfolk 7 p.m.
1 1-0 In in - Fou stations on tho Cnesnpoako
and Ohio In Virginia, Wt Virginia und hen
tucky, dally except Sunday. Sleeping oars C'llf.
ton 1 orgo to Loxlngton, Ky.
5 10 p m. Vast Wssteun Exrnuss dully,
solid tialn, with Pullman lluffet sleeping cars
to l)ulklllc", Pullman service to tliiciuuatl, st,
I ouls, Memphis and Now Orlonns.
OlUcc, DID i'enn9)lauta avrnuo
II. W. FUI.LUI1,
Gon. Pass. Agent
'PEERLESS DVES L
Tho Winuing Typewriter Til K
Gas Hollers at $1.15 and S1.30 for Inslniitly miktnjTnaor Co Ten.
I'or largo aud small families, .lust tho stove for sumtnor imo, as you extinguish th) (Ire tin
Instant tho cooking Is done, hut silo by tlio
WASHINGTON GASLIGHT COMPANY,
413 Tentla S-bx-oo-b 3ST. "V7"
IleadquartorH 5 G
I'orimlso. !Cuti;;aroi mill Ciiir
The quickest way to
find out the kind of
OVERCOAT you think
you want is to come
right in here and toss
over our stock. It's
perfect. You can-do
as well as if you had
come in October; and
the more stress a gen
tleman lays on his no
tions of essentials in a
fine Overcoat the bet
ter. We like the pleas
ure of pleasing partic
Parker t 6.,
719 7th Sl S, E, Corner 0 St,
FINE FAMILY FLOUH.
im.r i:ihh; nr
Awl you will always havo beautiful Droid,
Rolls and IJIsoult. Wholesale Depot, corner
First btreu au 1 Indiana u enuo.
WM. M. GAL.T & CO.
" "71j Mi3ii!iSWA positive ourm SMMSPyavS!
Toronto Spcod Contest.
(Iiitoriiiitloiiul for Worlil'n Oiuiii.
Iliislnotscoriospondenoo and legal tutl
monyi GOLD MUDAL.03.7 words par minuto.
S1LVKII MBDAU 03 1 1 wordf pjr tnlnilla
R Holiday Gift
Wyckott, Seamnns & Benedict
Cor. Sth and F Sta. N. W.
cuts' Flue Shoes.
Shorn In Suit t:erjniio nl
nphi:oui)):ntei) attiiaci ionj
OVLU A MILLION DISIIUIIUTED.
JLcL O. JL.
LOUISIANA STATE LOTTERY COMPANY
Incorporated by tho Lcelslaturo hi 18(18 for
nduriitloiiiu und Charitable purov-i, nud Ita
frnnchlso tnudn u p irt of the present Stato Con
stitution, In 1H7II, by an ovuuwiiELutho roru-
Its OHANI) r.TIJAOIlI)INAUY DRAWIMRti
tnko plnc.i Stml-Aiinuiillv, luno and Dotember),
nnd Its (IRANI) siNdLB NU-MIIiCR DRAWINGS
tnko pinto lu oacli of tho other ten mouths of
thu your, and nrn all drawn In public, at the
Academy of -Muslo. Now Orleans, La.
Wodo hereby certlly that wo suporvt'e the
arraintctnentn for nil of tho Monthly nnd Homl
Aunuiil DrawliiKS of tho Louisiana Stato
Lottery Co , nud lu iiernou inanuco and control
tho Drawings thomsohes, und that tho urns
nrornndiiLtvd with hontsty, fairness, nnd In
Bond fulth tnwird all a irtles, nnd v,o authorize
tho Comp my to uso this cortlllcato, with tao
Imllcsof ntir Bli;naturisntla(.hcd,liilts ndver
tlscments." G. T. BEAUREGARD,
J. A. EARLY.
Wo tho tindorslRnod llanks ami Bankers will
pay all Prl7os drawn In tho Louisiana State
lotteries, which may bo rresontod at our
K. .t. WA I.MSLKV. I'rcHt. I.n, nt. Hunk.
I. 1, XAIIX, l'rost.Htiito Nut. Hank
A IIM.KW IN, I'reit.N. n. Nut. Hunk.
CAUL, KOIIN, 1'riHt, Uiitiiiirtut. Hunk.
GRAND 'MONTHLY DRAWING
At tho Acudemy of Mimic, Nw Orlouns,
aUKSD.VY, .luuuury 13. 1881).
GAP1TAL PRIZE, $300,000.
100,000 Tickets at Twenty Dollars euch.
Hull os, SIO, (jnartcrs, SI: Tenths,
8 J, '1 wontlcths, St.
Jf l&T OP PRIZtS.
i rmzr 5300,000 is jaoo.ooo
1 PltljK 100,OIK)1S KMl.OOO
ll'ltlVl' ao.oiKiis 50,000
i I'mSTr ur,(M)ois 25,000
U PI lIJWl' 10,000 aro 20,000
5 I'ltl.hf ViV n.OOOure t!1,U(K
an viny An' l.ooonro -j'i.ooo
100 PRIfx 01' .'OO nr GO.OOQ
200 Pltl.l SOI' IKMlnro (,0 000
&O0PRULSO1' 20Ouro 100,000
100 Prizes of 30() aro J RO.OOO
lOOPrlresof UOOaro no.000
lUOPrUcsof 200aro 20,000
t)')') Trlzes of lOOnro fiOOOO
DOU Prizes of lOOaio UO.OOO
viJ.it Prizes, araounthiK to i,054,hoo
Notk rickets drawing CapltuU'rlzesarenot
entitled to terminal prizes.
ptfVaa Ciuii Ratfs, or any further Informa
tion doslied, wrlta k'Klbly to the undorskraed.
clearly Htntini: jour residence, with State,
County, Street and Number. Moro rapid re
turn mall dollcry will bn assured by your eu
closing on Kn clopo bearing your full address.
Send Postal Notes, Kxpross Monoy Orders, of
Now York HxLhaiiRO In ordinary letter. Cur
icncv by Lxprcss (ut our expense) addrontod
M. A. DAUPHIN, .
Now Orleans, La.
Addrces Itoclltored Letters to
NEW ORLEANS NATIONAL BANK,
New Orleans, La,
RKMRMTtCR TnAT ONK DOLLAR Is tho
I'lko of tho bin illost part or fraction of a tloket
Isiuod in auv drawing. Anything In our name
offen d ut a less price, is cither a couuterfelt or
"KKMISMn-KIt. also, tint tho payment of
Prizes is HUARAN I'llKD 1)Y FOUR NATIONAL
IUNKS of Now Orleans, and the Tlokets aro
glgucd by tlio Ptcsldcnt of an Institution whose
i hnrturod rights uro recognized In the highest
Courts; therefore, bowaro of all Imitations and
Un, IL C. Wkst's Neiivb and Hbiii Tnm
nent, uRiumn teed spool Uo for Ilyatorla, Dizzi
ness, (.ouvulslous, I Its, Nervous Neuralgia,
Ucudiicho. Norious prostration caused bythn
iiiuotulc-ohnlortoliaeun Wukefiiluess, Mental
Doprussiou, Softoiilncof tho Urvlu rosultlnu In
Insanity nud le ullni; to misery, decay und death.
Pii'inaturo out A,jo, llarn nness, Ixiss of Power
in either fex, i iivoluntary Ikhsos and Spermator.
rhu a caused by ucr oxertlou of tho oralu, self
nbuso or (iicrludulseuco. Laoli box contains
ono month's.. tientmeuti 81 a hoi, or six boxes
fur 85. fci-at by mall prunald on rooelnt of prloo.
toeuronny c no With each order reoolved by
usforslx boxes, aocompaulod with 85, wo will
tend the purchaser our written guurunteo to
leliiud thoinone) If thu treatment does not of.
hot u uro uuiinntcos issued only by '.
ClllUslllM, Druuvht boiR Aobst. 1st
lVnnu ue, between liuud0tusts,
OUTIIUI.IfJUOR HAUITOAN HU CURED BT
ADMIMhl'KUtNd I)R IIAINUb'
Cai do given la a cup of cotfoe or tea without
thoUuowlodtfoot thepurson taking It. Itlsali
Eolutely h irmtess. and will eltei t a periunuent
uud Kpcedy euru.w hulher the pitleut is u imxtoi'
ale drliikoror an nleoliollo wieok. It Imsbeeu
Clitalu thousands of cases, and In ooryln
ttanco u iterfuet euto has followed. 1 1' NEVKIt
1 MLi. 'I ho ti) st em ouco Impieennted with tho
bpeeltlo, It becomes an utter Impossibility fir
thu liquor appotlto to oxlst. I'or kale bvS V.
MARK, under tho Ebbltt House; It K. UELPIh
ENbl'lNK, fourteenth street aad Vermont uvo
HEALTH IS WEALTH1
.thlU'iHinAtOlg-I M JLi