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SION TO THE GULF!
;No".ne,w , place "in :the United States ever attracted so much public attention, and was the subject of so many favorable press comments and editorial notices from
the leading metropolitan journals of the country as the ,
The reason for this is because of the fact that it has been recognized by the shrewdest business men and managers of the trunk railroad lines of the west that a
Great City would be built on the Texas coast in obedience to the demands of commerce.
A DEEP WATER PORT
On the Texas coast means a greater annual saving of wealth to the people residing west of the Mississippi River than is often gained by wars of conquest by
the mightiest armies in the world. A committee of expert financiers and business men of the highest talent appointed by the great deep water convention, held
at -Denver in 1888, after months of careful research and labor, reported that the saving in freight rates by reaching tide water on the Texas coast with surplus
products of the west, instead of the Atlantic Sea Board, would amount to $120,000,000 Per Annum. There is a volume of business amounting to $400,000,000
annually from the great west and foreign countries that will find its nearest and most natural entrepot on the western coast of the Gulf of Mexico
No such natural demand for the building of a great city to accomodate the changed conditions of commercial affairs ever existed before at any place in the
United States. The largest railroad interests of the west have recognized the inevitable and have been preparing for it for several years. The one point that
towers above all others as the natural location for the great city on the Texas coast is
Ft is located--on tthe main land directly opposite Aransas Pass, on the highest and dryesf land to be found anywhere on the Texas Coast. This section of coun
try has been famous as a health and summer resort for the past half century.
Tlie Aransas Harbor City and Improvement Company
la organized with a paid up oapitnl of Six Million Dollars, and includes, among others, the following well known financiers, capitalists and statesmen: Daniel Carr and Congressman S. E. PayuX Y.; Wm. Chas. Peel, London ; Russell B.
Harrison,. Y.; Geo. Findlaj, Chicago; M. Greenwood Jr., Seldom P. Spencer, St. Louis; C. O. Xnowles, Topeka; C. H. Grannes. J. Yale, Fairnian, Conn.; Hon. A. J. Holmes, Washington; JnoAV Brown Ky. ,-J. F. G. Bentley J. L. Perry.
man. Mo. ; Ex-Gov. John Leland, Lieut-Gov. T. B. Wheeler, T. Lott, B. P. Yoakum, A. W. and Regan Houston, A. L. Matlock, H. B. Stoddard, Chas. Goodnight, B. E. Maddox, I. T. Pryor, J. G. W heeler, W. A. H. Miller, Texas ; Congrossmar
D. B, Henderson, Iowa; Congressman Dorsey, Nebraska; Congressman Rife, Penn.; Congressman Burrows, Mich.; and incorporates the Aransas PasB Harbor Co.
xVransas Harbor is the place that is backed by the Aransas Pass Harbor Co. io whom Congress has Granted the Exclusrve right of Obtaining Deep Water at Aransas Pass. This Company being the largest stockholders in the city enter
prise. The railroad interests are also co-operating with the Harbor Co. In fact the building of the City of Aransas Harbor is the result of a combination and business alliance of all the forces and interests essential to the building of the largest
city on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico brought about after months of negotiations.
The Harbor Company is Now Building a Double Track Terminal Railroad
From the new city across the bay to deep water. This line will be completed in 90 days and the engineer in charge Guarantees Deep Water in One Year. No
sea port in the world has a larger developed country tributary to it than Aransas Harbcr. The commerce 01 the country
containing 15,000,000 people will find its way to the sea at this point.
An average distance of nearly 1000 miles freight haul is saved by reaching tide water at Aransas Harbor instead of the Eastern coast. Gen. G. M. -Dodge, of New York, the great railroad builder of the sontiiwest saya that "at Aransas
Pass will spring up one of the largest cities in the shortest time of any ever built in America. Aransas Harbor is the last great city that will he "built in this country for the nest twenty-five years and the opportunity of a century for real estate
investments will be offered at
The Great Auction Sale of Lots to be Held at Aransas Harbor, Texas, January 7 and 8. Excursion Rates on all Railroads.
TEEMS: One-third cash, balance one and two years -with t ner cent interest. For full particulars address KUSSELL B. HAEEISON, Pros., 110 Hffli Avenue, 2few
lark. Or, GOT. T. B. "WHEELER. General Agent, Aransas Harbor, Texas.
Sigxal SLKvirn Ornci:, Wichita, Kan.,
Dec. IS. The highest temperature was-i0",
the'lowest tempurature, yp" ami ami the
menu 30, "with fresh, northerly, shifting
ight, southwesterly winds; colder, cloud
'b.s weather, ami very high barometer.
list yuar, on Dec. 12, the highest tem
perature was 78, the lowest 81", and the
moan, f'$, and two years ago the corres-3nti(liug-touipcruturus
were l'.r 20 and
Fhkd. A Johnson, Observer.
War Dri'autmrnt, Washington, 1). C,
)uc, 15, 8 p. in. Forecast until 8 p. m.
For .Kansas and Missouri iFair weather,
southorly winds; wurinor Saturday and
flows and Gossip from, the Capital of
Topkka, Km, Doc. 12. George C. Me
ccano, Republican member-elect lrom the
Qnincy district, in Illinois, was appointed
a uouiry public by Governor Martin.Murch
0, 1SS7, for Hutchinson, upon his npphea
Mou and affidavit that lie was a bona fide
resident of Beno county. The Illinois law
requires a residence in that stato of five
venrs before tihcre is eligibility for thofrtate
legislature. McCrune has denied that be
was a resident of Kansas, and has oven
jjono so far as to writo to state officials, re
questing t he suppression of the facts re
garding this affidavit. His ineligibility
will lot iu his Democratic opponent, which
breaks tho tie lictwcen Republicans and
Democrats, leaving the three Allianco
members but one decidiug vote in the sena
At a conference between the governor,
railroad commissioners and representa
tives of the railroad companies yesterday a
systematic ubiii for alTordinir reliuf to Lhe
needy residents of western Kansas 'was i
agreed upon. X he railroads are to trans
port free of charge all relief subscriptions.
Kansas will take care of her own suffer
ers. Daunted aid will, in all cases, be con
signed to one aid committee in each
county, who will report weekly to the
bonrd of railroad commissioners a ful.
account of the amount and character of
allMippliesrooeived and disbursed, giving
the uame and residence of ich beneficiary.
A syndicate of loan compauie& s prepar
ing tno way for tho redemption of all
"Western Kausas by showing what scien
tific fiit-mitm will do, especially within
tho irrigation district. The syndicate
lands and irrigation corporation already
hasl,t0v),0(W acres of land under its control
and wHl next year put in wheHt.ryc.alfalfa
and othor suitable crops, fort' acres on
each quarter t-eotioii, There will thus be
abtHil K,(W acres put under cultivation
under the direction of capitalists, who will
thoroughly tet the resources of a country
extensively adertised as barren. Several
tables demonstrate the mathematical cer
tainty of immense profit. Xo dividend
guarauteed or promised, but surplus prof
ltsare to be divided pro rata atuonir the
hareholders. Agencies estahindied in
Xew York and Loudon will sell botuKeto.,
while an immigration bureau will hell the
lands at a handsome profit. This scheme
promises much, and has a clear field. Its
workings will be watched with interest
uot alone by those who desire to iuvest,
but by those who desire to make homes.
The nineteenth annual session of the
grange concluded its work at Olatho last
night. The following officers were elected
for the ensuing year: A. P. Reardou. Mc
Louth, worthy muster; Arthur Sharp,
Girard, overseer; A. F. Allen, Vinelaud,
lecturer: George Black, OUt he. (re-elected J,
secretary; Thomas White, Topeka. (re
elected), treasurer; Mrs. .T. O Henry,
Olathe, chaplain; A. B. Lowtt. Bucyrus.
steward; Mr. C. C. Cady, Cadmus. Po
mona; Miss Libbie Allison, Oluthe, Ceres;
Miss Nellie Ashlock, Olathe, Flora: Maj.
William Sims of Topeka. G A. MoAdam
of Kincaid, and D. S. Fnircliiki of Over
brook, executive com .iue.
The matter of the seisure nod destruc
P I " 1
tion of the wine of tho Bandana club of i
Leavenworth, by tho city marshal, has
not yet been satisfactorily 'adjusted to the
minds of jnombura of said club. At a re
cent meeting of the club tho iol
lowing resolution was passed:
"Resolved. That the executive commit
teo of this club prepare a bill for tho valuo
of the property taken and expenses incur
red iu consequence thoreof against tho
commissioners and policemen and hand to
the counsel for the club, who shall present
the same to the board of police commis
sioners aud to each of them separately and
to each of tho policemen who took and
tlostroyed the property, and if payment of
the same is not made ou such "deinaud,
then said counsel shall be authorized in
tho name of this club to institute such
action in the proper court for such an
amount as iu his judgment shall be
Col. W. P. Tomlinson, of the Topeka
Democrat, is quoted as follows in regard
to the coining senatorial election: "1 am
inclined to think that the Republican
leaders know what -they are talkiug about
when they claim votes enough to re-elect
Ingalls. And I am uot in a positiou to
blame Democrats who vote for him. If
they are forced to decide between Ingalls
and some hayseed from the swamps, they
would naturally vote for the Republican,
as I would. I have no faith in tli2 3Jeo
ple's party. It is run by certain men
.solely for their own benefit, nud is in the
hands of a tyrannical executive committee
whose dictation no American will staud.
If a man wauts to run an Alliance paper,
he must have written authority, and then
must submit to dictation, unquestioning,
or be closed up The Allianceeditor give:
up his manhood and becomes a mere tool
for a set of ignorant men.
"There is a prospect that P. P. Elder
will have something to say in this sena
torial muddle. He will not yield his in
dividuality to any Alliance executive com
mittee, lie is not sayiui; much now, but
you will hear from him soon, and will find
that he is in the fisht for some purpose.
Peffer will be sat down upon, aud will
"Personally, I have nothing against lu
galts, and will have no regrets if he is re
elected. I will not oppose himt nor will I
oppose auy Democrat who is m favor of
him. I believe he will receive some Demo
cratic votes. The only question in my
mind now is. How many Alliance votes
will lie receive?
"I do not take much stock in the Alli
ance convention called to meet the day be
fore tho senatorial election. It will "only
complicate matters for the Alliance.
"The Alliance is now most surely at its
r.enith. It will uot appear in lSMaa
party any more than the St John Prohi
bitionists appeared the secoud time. Tnero
are but two parties, which in 'ftl will couut
up nine tenths of all the votes of the
country, the Democratic aad Republican
The Farmers' Alliance last week called
a meeting to be held at Effingham yester
day. The meeting was held, and there
was a large atteuuanee. The object of the
ineotinc was to adopt resolutions to in
struct State Senator Hemy Etlistoi. of
Atchison, to vote against the re-election
of United Suites Senator Insralls. There
are conflicting reports of the action of the
meeting, but it is learned from a trust
worthy Democrat and an opponent of Sen
ator Iugnlis, who was at the meeting, tnat
the promised resolution wa not " intro
duced, uor was the name of Mr. Klhton
I seven hours. There was aa auti-Iniralls
resolution introduced, but uo formal ac
tion was taken, its friends fearing to pnsh
it to a vote. A compromise resolution
was finally adopted, requesting Fisher, the
Alliauee representative, not to vote for
any man for United States senator who
would not indorse tho St. Louis platform.
TorCKA, Ivan., Dec. li The feecrfctary of
state has issued charters to the following
now Kansas corporations: j
The Brown County Co-operative asfoci- j
anon oi uiawHUia. wirecwrs tiorse .
6. Roberts, J. W. MeCreery. G. MGei
hart, Noah Hansoe, Felix O'Ncil, B. F.
Partch, O. Shones. Capital stock, $2,000.
The Otterbein Chapel Association of
Middle Creek township, Miami county,
The t rustles arc Daniel W. Henderliten,
Charles K. Woodman, John A. Laney, C.
C. Wood and S. C. Williams.
The Board of Trustees of the M. E.
Church of Grand View. Ri'ey county.
Trustees Z. Williams. F. G. Clark, F. E.
Crowl, It. D. Clark, S. P. Crowl, M. White
and S. D. Paddlcford.
The Richland Alliance Co-operative as
sociation, of Shawnee county. D. rectors
William Zirkle, Daniel Duck, William
Stover, A. A Disney. Richland; A. J. Fo
garty, Twin Mounds, Douglas county.
Capital stock. S."K),033.
The West Point Cemetery association of
Lawndale. Pratt county. Directors Al
Byres, J. W. Johuson, II -E. Mykrants, D.
Sheldon, W. II. Mossaman. Capital stock
The Southwestern Publishing company
Fort Seott. Directors R. P. Rico, H. V.
Rice, Wni. Rice. XV. C. Loncks, IL C.
Loucks, I. N. Wrv and Alex Sears, of Ft.
Scott. Capital stock SW,KM.
The Alliance Union Publishing company
of Eureka. Directors B. L Wautland, J.
F. Woodrow, E. D Ware of Eureka. J. S.
Banou, Madison: W. A. Battese, Climax.
Capital stock S3.0DO.
The Farmers' Co-operative Loan and i
Trust association of Wellington, Sumner
county. Directors Z. T. Houston, Perth;
Enoch Piatt, G--o. Camp and Andrew J
Gregson, Wellington; Peter Spenger nud
F. M. Jones, Millorton; J. G. McDaniel,
Corbin: Thos. Nicholson and W. D. Darlv,
Wellington, J. V. So wart. Oxford: D. F.
Heflebowor, Perih; M. F. Roece aud J. J.
Tate, South Haven. Capital .stock ?100,-
The Prankeshaw Mining and Smelting I
company of Toneka. Directors W C
Perrv. tort Scott: J. C. Wilson, Eugene
Hagan, Chas, B. Smith and W. H. Ros5
iugton, Topeka; L. M. Bngca, Atchison.
Capital stock $500,00;.
People who value time always ww Dr
Bull's Cough Syrup to get rid of a cold.
Salvation Oil, the great pain-eradicator
cures rheumatism and neuralgia. 2J5 cents.
Keokuk, Iowa, Dec 12 The failure of
the wholesale grocery house of Collier.
Robertson & Hanibleton of this place, U ;
announced. The firm filsd tivo mortgages i
to T V Qm5tl, ..,.M ; r --
. v. .t. u.u,u. tia cinawc, ..i iuiu4.i
large number of creditors, both mortgages
aggregating about $S5.0W It is said tfiat
the liabilities will amount to?lOO.W.
CHICAGO, Dec. 12. The grand jury this
nfternoou returned bills of indictment
against Banker Prettyaian. whose bAufc
went to tho wall a short time ago, and
against his cashier, C. S. Johnson, on
charges of embezzlement, and capiasas for
their arrest were at once issued. The ba
sis of the indictments i-, the receipt of
money from depositors after the insolv
ency of tfae bmk was apparent.
Baltimore. Dec 12. The :
The DruidtMilis !
Manufacturing company. B. P. Gsmewell.
president, assigned today. The assignee'
bond was fixed at iWJ.bOO Toe concern is
oue of the largest and olddt in the
country. The failure was caused by the
money stringency. "
Philadelphia, Dec. 12 G. F. Work. ' aud immediately felt relief, and has stead
wh' was the masw mind of the Work- j ily grown better. He then remembered (
tctarlnne - t fetter- Duncan srndieare. tnat curing the war ne leu ana aaa a no
which, it is alleged, wrecked the Bank f , broken, aud was lakl up for some time.
America, and tue American Lafe Insur- The rib liad pierced blslnng. Fortwenty
auee company, was arrested last night ou , three years Le experienced no iccouven
a warrant sworn out bv the district" attor- ience. "but three vears ago ho began to be
uey, and today, m default of SSJ.OOI bH, ! troubled with pains In his lungs. The
wa. committed to prison. Warrants were piece of bone he coughed up is pronounced
also eworn out for IdcFarlane. Pfoffer&ad oy his physicians, a piece of the broken
Duugau, but they could not be found. rib, and the caae of all his trouble. It is
vi oriiiscuanrea vnin re-nypoinecauugLm? ?
stock aud with conspiracy to cheat the do- J
pernors and others of the Bank of Amer-1
tea. The warraut charges him wish sirai-
lar dishonesty in connection with tfce ia-
HARTFORD. Conn., Dec li The com-
muteeoa claims, of tbe defunct Charter
Oak Life Insurance corapaflj. tdy tiled J
their report They allow chum amoeov j
ing to ttfiHJfrX being priiclMly dnlnt3 j
oa acoouat of pehdes. Oa gracrjii claitae j
513.000 is allowed, $3,000 on preferred
j Meadvilix, Pa., Dec. 12. It is said that
Delamatcr & Co. will on Monday offer to
settle with tneir creditors for fifty cents ou
Sherbrooke. Que.. Dec. 12 William
Wallace Blauchard was hanged here this
morning for the murder of Charles A.
Calkins, on Nov. IS, 1SS9. The drop fell at
I:QG, and at 0:30 tho jail .surgeou pro
nounced him dead. Tho execution was
performed by Iladcliile, who hanged
Birchall, and the wholo proceedings were
without nu unpleasant incident.
The crimo for which Blanchard was
hauled this morning was committed iu
November, 1SS9, at Ayres Flats. At that
time lie was a stranger in this country,
and admitted himself to be a tramp from
America. He lecame acquainted with a
man named Calkins, and one night the
two while alouo wero having a drunken
carouse. Mrs. Calkins, who had been at
a neighbor's returned late at night, and
f-mnd her husband dead, and, as she knew
that the two were together when she left,
Blanchard was immediately suspected of
xno crime. He escaped across the border.
but was brought back and tried. At the
trial it came out that the killing was the
outcome of a drunkea hrawL Blancharu
took not the least interest in the trial, and
expressed the wish to hang rather than to
be imprisoned. He was convicted and
sentenced ou the loth of October. This
morning his wish wa3 gratified. He lias
uo frieuds or relatives.
A MONEY MATCH.
(ImrARn Til . D?c 12. Matrimonial bliv
came high for Dr. C. D. Ilewes. a wealthy
practitioner living in me preny suDun oi
lloseland, and unexpected statemeutsmade
in his suit for possession of a horse and
buggy made the public aware of the fact.
"Half of Roseland crowded into Judge Clif
ford's court room to hear the testimony.
Mrs. Hewes. the doctor's divorced
wife, startled the court by testify
ing that Ilewes had offered her 530,000
to mrry him. That was a good deal of
money to her, and she sold nerelf to the
doctor. Shortly after she became Mrs.
Hewes she purchased the hore and buggv
now in dispute. Mrs. Hewes paid for the
i rig out of her own money, out tne doctor
liku he horse' and Mrs. Hev
,1 .,, ? ,. t him H .. h.r
iuo iwauui "" "b''
t which, she mvs, were never paid
K Iv Mrs. Hewes, who had secured a
,V"i' 5" ,1"' and hors t TjJSle
divorce, sold buggy and horse to Justice
Moore. Then the trouble, in the shape of
numberless replevin suits, began. It was
an unasual week when the rig was uot re
pievined two or three times.
COUGHED A RIB UP.
LonsVTLLE. Ky., Dec. 12. For about a
year W J. Wredmaa. of JefTersonrille,
has been differing with what his physi
cians diagnosed as a case of bronchitis and
heart disease, and he believed himself
slowly dying of the trouble, and was actu-
Hj" growing worse from day to day, j
coughing and spitting up decaying mauer.
A few days ago, in a paroxysm! 3t of
conghing. which nearly strangled him, he
suddenly threw una piece of decayed boas
saw io oe tae only case ua roMvu. t
AN EXTENSION ASKED.
'ew Yop.k. Die- 12. Tbe Woolen
j Goods a&socUtioa todsy tdegrxpfaed to
.Secretary Wludom that it woald be a
J -ni.iinflr. tnis. basinets of Lh own.
try if congress would extend the time for
uc wtthilniwal of goods from bond ncti!
Beechac's Pills care eicklnadiche.
IS BOYD NATURALIZED?
Zanesville, O., Dec. 12. Curions com
plications have arisen in the case of Governor-elect
Bovd, of Nebraska, jle was
born in Ireland in 1834, and came to this
country with his latner in joy. ms
father filed papers giving notice of his iu
tcntion of becoming a citizen, but did not
take out his final papers until Nov. 1, 1890.
The son did uot take out papers here, and
it is stated that he has never been natur
alized in Nebraska. The United States
iaws provide that tbe father's naturaliza
tion naturalizes his minor children. 1 he
question is, Is Boyd,.governor-elect, natur
IKDIAKAPOLIS, Ind.. Dec. 12. Judge T.
A. S. Mitchell, of the supreme court of In
diana, died suddenly at his homein Goshen
this morning, of congestion of the bowels.
Judge Mitchell was tho only Democratic
member of the bench, and was re-elected
for a second term at the recent election.
He was about 50 years of age.
LOKDOK, Dec. 12. Joseph Edgar Boehm,
the noted sculptor, died suddenly in his
studio today. The artist was engaged on
a bust of Princess Louise. She called at his
ctndin fnr n. Kittintr. and found the artist
dead in his chair. He had died from heart
THE KANSAS CITY BOODLERS. ,
Kaksas CiTr, Mo., Dec. 12. Judge ;
Woodson, of the criminal court, today
ordered Marshal Stewart to call a special
grand jury to report to the court on Mou-,
day next. This action was taken in com
pliance with a resolntion adopted by tbe I
aty council, demanding that a speedy in-'
vestigation be made of the charged pre-1
ferreu by Banker James Melkin. of Pitts-!
burg, who alleges that he could not pro-'
cure a franchise lor an incline ptane com
pany in Kansas City, on account of the
great amount of money demanded by some
of the councilmen as bribes.
ClsasXATX. Dec. 12. The situation
among the striking miners at Mouongn
hela, "W. "V a., i" becoming more serious
hourly. In a fight last night between
uuion and non-union miners. Master
Workman Jan son Hall was shot and
killed by a man man named Jenkins., who
escaped. If he is caught he will be
The little town of Albion, Mich., claims
There are seventy-five doctors to every
100,000 persons in London.
The Russians eat on aa average once ia
two hours. Ctimxtc and cntom require
The,. English channel at it Kmailcsi
breadth is twenty aad a quarter mil,
The cost of maintaining tbe police de
partments all over the United States is
about n5,oco,0C0 a year.
The mitres xlonz the Union Pacific n8
way now produce over l,W.0CO tos of fcl
aasuallr, end the ottocts are preparing
for a much larger output.
It estimated that to collect one pound
of honey from clover 62,010 brad of clovr
must be deprived of nectar, and S,72ijb09
visits from Ives must be made.
The Prussian minister of railroads fea,
oruered an empty carriage labeled "Safety
carnage" to be placed between the l&co
taotiTe aad tbe other coaches In all train.
Tbe use of India rubber for eradsg pen
cil n-aria wiu iirst soggessed Iu or Jst
prior to 1722 by an acadeiBtei&s named
Magellan, x descrneUst of tbe great al
An wdvrrtlsezncst has been mnaiag In a
BrfcioL England, paper tor tfce Lt jmt.
3rig.3R9 rrwrtir-i fr asr rH Mtfcm
by an uiie, uu ... ... country
The proud distinction of being the oldest
widow in England is claimed by Sarah
Morfew, who has lived for over fifty years
l in a cottage on Ham common, Richmond,
and is reported to hav oelebr&ted 101 birth'
A church bell of pure fih'er, weighing
715 pounds, was cast in Kharkov iu com
memoration of the orent of Oct. 17, 1668,
when the emperor escaped from the bomb
shell exploded under hw train on the rail
Joseph Major, one of tho mo it wealthy
colored men in Virginia, died recently on
the estate of the lute President William
Henry Harrison, on Jame river. Major
was 101 years old ami waa ths father of
There is really but one place in the world
whero violins are made extensively. That
place is Markueukirchen, with its sur
rounding villages. Thre aro altogether
abont 15,000 people lirmg there who do
nothing clso but make violins.
Pecan nut farming is one of the mewt
profitable industries of tho gulf Ktatca.
After the trees have onre begun to bear
they involve no lalor or expense, and yield
an income of from &00 to 41,000 an acre.
according to the quality of the uuta.
A farmer of Sumner county, Kan., be
came a raving maniac by rotfua of tbe
whistling of locomotives through his farm.
Iu the asylum fate condition Ia pitiful, as
he crouches in terror from every noihe
nnder the hulincinjttwn that it w a train
There ha been so mite trouble in
Cherokee county, la., caused by the roMg
nation of teacher for mtirimoaial pur
poses the past yoar, that tl bcfeoal board
now requires every UiaclMr be sign a eon
tract not to gst married during the aahcol
VALUE OF AMERICAN COINS.
The29cent pieces, owned frm 1S75 to
1S7S inclusive, are wurth. for ISs77 aad 1H73.
The half dimes from 175M to IKE am
worth from 12 to hi tMih. exeept that for
IK, worth $124.
Tbe silver 3-ceni plc from 1651 to 1873
command no premium to upeak of, except
the 1373 iuue, worth li
There are no CFpeofal varieties among
tho nickJe 5 and S sent pieces, nor among
the broaz 2 eeat pieces.
The dimes, fin coined ia 17D, are worth
from 1 to 10 eaoh for datm itttm th first
to l&i. Thut last bnagn rtttefii.
Among the ccns the rxriem Umt tor
i7C8 (tbe first year of regHlar eoiaagel are
worth from $10 to t&. 17W, S5 a p ward
Tbe qaartera were fir: oataed la 17M
The varietie and vale r 1W. t
IHX. 7: ga. t9Ch 1327. S; CwttLout
arrow head at sidoe of dataj, (V
The coinage of ti half llr bea ta
17W, and the are tbe varieties aad v1cai
IW. &, 17&! 'for Tanetie. J7i t &tr. 17V7.
1E to S7. UB3S, &: IK3. fr. 13E twtth
milled !go. 110. aa4 ll and ISS2, each fi
The half cen&i are Bot o rare m oa
would suppose, cocWenag thdr atoice
from orcBlattoa. Jlaoy &ze bring so
BMe tkaa r caata cacfc, bat ITJ3 Irriags
fr. 175G, ZVK 2737 and JSSK, aacii $3, and tha
Lmocm for tae tontis" from U to li each.
Tb5 doHar wa firt cof ad la 17W aad
the rarert &t and rahi" ar' ITbl, $V)b.
XTi. (with fiftee arJ. 2; (oafj fwr
atttheatk exatsotet 4g known, J3 up
wifd;JS35, tftatortbevcieteA; XS&t
(2yicgexlc. SSi! 35'5 ,53. J MS i
UA y ZXCt V. V.Jtr Ck.
Sidney Cooper, a famous ami favoritfl
English painter and It. A., now 67 years
young, aa tho Autocr.it would say, de
votes five or six hours a day to painting,
and poasoso excellent health and unim
paired eyesight. He rh nt 7 and worka
till S. when ho brenkfiww on ostracal
porridge, bread and fr-h milk. At 13
lie lays down htebrunh for luncheon, and
at JJ cleans hia paletto for thn day, and
good to walk. At 0 ho dines, and at 10
he goes to bed, and ho blieves that every
man who lives with equal abtcmious
ne3, relinquwhmg tea and coffee, and
taking littl win?, may do hla work aa
well, n&d bear hi bunion of ycara a
lightly on the verge of W aa it bin own
happy fortune to do. Harper's Bazar.
Edwin Booth has just pawed hU 57th
Mm. Shaw, th wlifatler, it understood
to be making a fortune ia Karepc
Cbarlea Alfred Byrne has rewritten.
"Sam'l of Posen" for M. B. Curtis.
A Chinese thaatre bas recently been e
tablbhed in Boston which U meeting with
a small measure of autcm.
William Mestayer and fcrge Fartcscue
make a funny pairs' "Babaaia tho Woo!''
in that burlesque in (,htcsxe. Tbe babut
are over six feet high aad wigh about two
hundred aad fifty pounds aplee.
George Ohnet'sBaceWnl play. "IrnJr
Amour," wktcb wacUi a ffraat hit at tba
OyroaM. Pan. km ruri through
the lteraaUal mnmnutm. rfreMntd
by Marous IL Miyar. tor tevis Ward.
Willard Barton, wao wr Rtrtle Da
rle' and tbe 'Lay tbe Uojrttnt lwng."
ba been engagaJ Ut Jo Ckarlen IL Hoyt
forces to write nasssie Mr Bsrton will
givf op h)U Jaw SirK m Hi Franlco
SBd rwiide la lae at perfoentJy.
Sarah Berahatk. o aer new repreenta
tion of "Clewjwitra," ha departed from tin
tradttlonal Wt ot kn qun's physlqoa,
and appears wit aabttra or reddish browg
hair. That is probsAfy an innovation in
the dlrertiew of amracy. Uio xanthous
type ertaial suOn and Ulng highly
admired la Grertc
A H. Csafcy, mnaager of Frands Wil
son's opts eapy, emphatieaity denies
tbe reprt tfcat tiw rigfct Ut prtAtxon "The
Merry Moaarab" a& t- offered to any
ttasagrr. r that there is tbe sHghteat
ncekaUlMy i aoj eowpaay exeept Mr.
Waoa's ever promoting Ihm work in that
Tes PUnU f ItwJIa.
The tea plant grows wild throuja
theae Himalaya fctlU, mod in tensa oi tba
regions it attains the dimrcaiomi of a
Urti tree, li waa probably introduced
fr&m here into China, feuil, it u now
otdy about hail a century doc tea
cuitsra Tsr commenced in India, and
cow tier are many Indian tea men who
prophesy thai In titan tea will errentnally
pnsh Cbitieaw; tea est cf the markets of
ihts vtorli. Fraak G. Carprater' lodlaa
Tbe Dal of Portland is ZS jrars eld
asd one oi the fattest & m th United
Kmgdow. Hts girth tocrwoea aiasoit
rissaiy. and bn is dstty beo&bting tavr
Children Cry for PtcfieiJs Custorfi.
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