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Povotert to tlio Interests ortlio Cherokee, Choctaw,, Chlckiunwi. Scmlrtolcs, Creeks, and nil Other Indian, or (ho IhsUhh Territory.
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CHIEFTAIN PUBLISHING CO,
frr - VHJJTA, JNjDIAN XERItlTQRrY-, THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1885.
VOL, III. NO. -26.
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THE WORLD AT LAEGE,
A.; Summary of-tho-Dally Nowk
i Bsnato m tho JM. In sess!onof tha
flay before, refilled tn rAneiln frntn It. ntnonri.
tnanfs to the Indian. Appropriation bill arid
iiIao Insisted on It amendment to tho Bun-
I'CItII bl II. After further debate on the
"''"" "" rmmion 10 uiowiciaiioinaianu,
the Fenato adjournal, and tho Irirlslatlve
V.T. ,f ."' .M coinmeneed, and the General
Dericlolioy blH,wa taken lip. a ho limine bill
continuing; an appropriation of $UU0,UUU for
river and hrUor Improt omenta a slightly
emended end-pasted. Airesnlutlontif tlmnss
to Hot. Ueorno i'MMmunds, President of
JMjfcS-nato, was Unanimously nrtOpted. The
Beaato tbca arrowl to thiinox-rgnrtrrnco
onth Indian-bill, and nilonti'dftucllmno
K-uil in rruarci 10 ins UKianomnltanda
This prorKuii'rnrori tho openlnirTf tho
isnas.to settlement.. The Homo Bill for. the
svwsod wllliont debate, and. tho llofmo
.tiuihvi i(iuLuiiinfljouGi)umr fimu was
pen"'"" oilia taken ii for panaio In
tha Ilono a now couferenco committee
jraa appointed on tho Sundry Civil bill tho
Jlouae rcfuaed to concur tn tho Hcnato
amendment tn tho rost-onico Approprinllon
bill rclatlro to the oocan mall trannportn.
The report of tho Commltten on th Tension
Appropriation bill waa adopted. Tho Ilounn
finally rccedetl from Ita diiarroement to all
Penate amendment, and na ilnally arrewt to
the blU.appropriate IIV),OiUjil. Iho Do
5clencrvAppnipnatlofl blll-Ttaa moolred
from the cnato. llio Senato nmendmenta
were non-oonenrrcd in, and nnow commit
tee appointed. AtmidnlKht tho conference
roporl on the Indian Apprnpr atlon bill was
aubmltted and nareed to. At two o'clock In
Iho morning-tho llnuae wa mill dlsciMalujr
thn dlitacreementiOUitho l'ost-onlce Appro
priation bllL ""fji, .
I.t the 8ena(e on tb'e 4th a committee
waa appointed to act with a like committee
from tho Hmuo to Info rut tho President that
the two Ilontea were ready to adjourn A
picMnito wa n-ceiviMl from tho Iloutcithat
that body Imd nm.ed tho tenato bill author-
"'nrjne rreiment touiacoonopcrfontuon-
eraiuraniion tno retired llt of tho Army.
A communication wan received from the
l'rotldent nomlnatlnir IMtmo S. tlrant la be
General on tho retlrol Hit, with full pay of
ueh rank, and In open fconnte Iho nomina
tion n unanlmoiiMy conurmed Tho ben
ato receded from It ninmdmontto lliol'nut
nnico Appropriation bill, tho llnufo havlnir
"irreed 'o'all eoepf one nmendinonU Tho
Bnal conferenoo report on the Doflclcncr
viii waa acrced to. The l'res dent
Jt lap Uhlled jgt tala, .,)'.rcldcntckct
and Vlce-1'rcKldcnt-clrct thovlnjr entered
the ohamben tho Jirculclliiir oWcor allmfnU
irT1! R" ',",!, "f Pnc" Vloe-Prealdcnt
IlDhdrlrka aqd adjoumeH the (Senate xlnodle,
Dd3lr Ilcndrlcka Immediately called lrto
order In oitra aoolon Tho llninc. after
fiiiuw in rusmuii an nignc, nnauy aftreetl 10
nil the appropriation bills on which the two
liou.os bad been dlaairrcelne', am' after piyv
tnjr roto of thanka to Snci-kcr Carllnlo. tho
bill retiring General Orant wan called
Up and tated. 'Iho Iowa contested election
cao-waa decided In favor of Frederick. At
twelve o'clock tho Homo adjourned alne dlo,
In extra aeailon ,ou the Oth tha Ben ato
unanimously eonnrmcitho l'rctldont'a'Cab
Jnct nomination. Bcnntor Van Wyck otTered
"a resolution that tho SeCrctarn of ttia In.
terUir bo directed to liifprmtbn tfenato
whether patents have been uod for lands
trranted In ll to the New Orleans, llaton
itPWJ' Ickabtire;, popularly known as (ho
".. v i a Br tui nim aiiiiu
PT, P.f "? to what corporation or
Individual, whrtee receipt waa taken for
the same, when s.'trnod, . rrhether un
usual means were lined lo linntcn tim
"llftrkhnriA" Ifallrnaul la ma n. .!.. ..
preparation and esecutlon of aald nutentssJ
whether tho clerical force employed worked
i Km biiu auniiay j may inutni no com
pleted beforo March 4, wnat day thoy were
ready for tho signature of tho President,
what necessity eilsttd for any special ocr
tlon to tocure tholr completion and s'gnn
turaberorethatth day of IArch, and whether
anything was riono to protect actual cottiers
In their rights to uoh lands. Also whether,
previous to tho th of Unroh. anything was
done or written In rcjrnrd.to any other tin
earnot land grants. Tho 'resolution went
pver to Monday, to which day tho Sonato ad
Journod. TEltSOMAI. AND rOLITICAI.
Asuntvy- JacksoxM )jlrthiloy waa set
apart, as Tennessee, clay at tho New Orleans
Exposition-Asopply of fruit anda collec
tion of minerals wero received from Oregon.
TbaEata receipts on the 4th were ?4,0T0.
All the city papers, with one exception, fa
vor Voeplng the Exposition oju till au
tumn. - .
OovxnxoK Wqaoif, 0f West Virginia.
nwa lutuiuiubv oil 1UB sin
PnEstbERT Ct.srcLAXD sent to tho' Sen
ate on tfioMKthe following Cabinet nomi
nations! "Secretary of Btato, ThomiajF.
Ilayard, .of toIa,ware; Becretary of ""the
TreasuryiDan(el Manning-, of New Ybrkj
Becretary of War, William E. Endlcptt, of
MatisncUusettsi Secretary of the Navy,
William C. Whitney, of New York; Secre
tary of tho Interior, I Q. C. Lamar, of
Mississippi; Postmaster-General, William
F. Vilas, of Wisconsin! Attorney-Oeneral,
A. II. Onrlund, of Arkansas.
At the recent city election at Champaign,
III., Iloena and antl-llteneo tickets were
in tho field and a victory was achieved by
the temperance pVty.
. IxmD JUtoh O'Cos.iou, of Dublin, made
a public, apology for threatening to haul
down the flh; from jtha Mansion IIous'o
when the l'rlncd of WaA.s visits Ireland.
OeJixral J. C. Br-Act, f Danville, L-i
been offered, and has accepted, the oQlc'e
of Commissioner of PenAlous.
The ex-Kiupress Entente waa reported
tarlously ill from a nervous shock, being
thrown, from her carriage, at Farnborough.
Wallace, United States Minister to
' Wnitc Lord Mayor O'Connor was at the
Dublin railway station to receive an Ameri
can (Uputalloa with tha ramalus of Iter.
Dr. Cahlll. lia was ylgorously .hlssel and
Croaneil Jij by. a crbwd of 8,000 persons.
Dayahd, JWhitoey, ndlcott and Oar
I'aud, incmbers of Cleveland's Cabinet,
wfro iwornlnto pfllco ou the 7th. Later In
tho day l'ostmmter General Vilas ami
Secretary Lamar took their1 oaths of ofllce.
A BrxciALfrom Mount Vemon, O., of tbo
Ttli.tald Dlshop Deilell, of tha Protestant
Eplscopal-Chiirch,Avi)f dangerously ill.
O.t tha U General Grant was re(orted
as uaTiuppasicu ji resucss nigui, uut wot
"'' ", 'N11II.I,
' Jacod iHLlA-', of Dunkirk, O,, was kUIcd
In the woods to3tberornlngby a trco
falling and iTVshlng UuTakull,
Tjib Ohio Colletfe of Dental Burgery of
ClnUnnatlf'ntlU ililrty-uliilh annual com
mencement; gaVe'dlpIomas to twenty-six
graituates. The fcold mwlal honor waa
taken by Qarrls Lloyd, of Indiana, tho only
woniart lu.tna class.
OtonOK Haiik, of Minneapolis, Minn.,
Has bon dlsharredrpm practice as Attor
ney befpro UieJulcTlor Department.
Trie New Torlf Dailtf Commtrttal J5ul
tttln eatlmates the aggregatd fire loss for
Fsbruary'at Jip.W.OOO, fllty per cent, more
than., tha average loss pf February fpr
years' past.- Including January soma $13,
000,000 wdrth of property have boen' burned
up thus far In J883-
- Tub Oennalt TUlchitag rejected a motion
Ip favor of tha establishment of a bl-me-talllo
itandard of currency.
Onx of the last' acts of Secretary Teller
T(a to Issue patents fotvLoulslana land
granted to aid lbs consTructlon of tha
tfsw Orleans ti PaclQo Ilallroad. These
lands, embracing about 709,000 acres, com
prise what is commonly known aa tha
Tub fornial seltlog of tha corner stone , la.,' on tha evening pf tbo Stb. Ilulldlngs
of the aew-capltol building at Austin, Tsx.wsra shaken, and In soma Instances plates
look plaoo on tha Id, x ' I tvero. khakon from shelves. Services In
AT New Orlians, tha othjjday, sareff various ebwehoa were tuspended until tha
-prisoner oscaped from the parish prison, scmatlon subsided.
Tha crimes ot the con'-lcts ranged from I Whilx Joseph llohlman waa attending
murder to petty larceny'. to sonio repairs on tha roof of tha Gibson
A CwoaoO special from Winnipeg dated House, at Cincinnati, recently, ha caught
tha 6ta, saysi Farmers, of tho province hold of tha eUctrlo wit, and was Instantly
met hare to-day, raauy acoesslons being killed by the shock,
received to Hn ranks of tha taeessIouUu ' ImonoK.TT8 Bonachea, Oropesla, Kstta
and annajtaMonUU, Itesolutloiu wera da, Vorrc and Cestoro were aJiot the other
id datmacUf I'rtmWf Nc-rjuay fr 4 at Santiago de Oub -
-rz : ; ; y jj
falling te secure concessions frorarthe Do
minion Government, n'nycalllng'for'The
redlstrlctiitglbr'icaU and anaps'al to the
Paul IUiim. the nronrletor of tha
Drtghton Hotel, at Coney Island, N.'OTrf
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poslto tie litel,'and Sad to bj worth !,
000, was recently convicted of pooj aelllng,
and vasjentenced to UiV rTenltentlarjrfor
three months and to paWt lino of JTM,
iNBrxcTon y. C. IJAinorofnhatTost
offlce Bervlce, nrrestcil at Memphis to-
cently Jamfs A. 'White, colored, mailing
clerk, for robbing the until.
Alf explosion occurrivl In a colliery at
Karwln, Austrian Hilcsla, recently. At tho
time 147 men were (n thernlns. It was un
known whether any of thorn were sayed.
AN Illinois Central traltv collided with an
expl-ess eight miles' soutVaf Grenada, Mfss.,
recently. Doth flremtaTwere killed and
eight othor persons serfoulyilnJur.$iU Th
accident was caused by negligence on the
part of tha exprefi
Drown, the suspended Htato Auditor, was
nrreited ngnln at Dos Moines, Iowa, for re
fusing the Governor nccecs to his ofllca
books and papers, btitjtho 'case" was dls
mlsseil ns not a statutory offenso. r
Ouio miners were reported willing to
work at a reduction ot en cents pcrtton.
Tun Ohio crop report Tor March, for
warded to Washington on tho Cth, shows
forty-four per cont. over the corn crop of
lS&stULon hand; and wheat forty per
Tug total enrolled -volunteers In Great
Britain at the present time ' lilfi,000 men,
the greatest number yei al'alned.
Ki.iMinE'Uor the weeB nded March 6i
Unltol States; K8 Cabada, Mcftotal,,
as compared with M4 Ja'nt week. Three
fourths of the casualties were furnished by
the Western, Southern and Pacific States
The French transport Tonquln, formerly
the City of Paris, camo in collision with
another transport off Malaga, recently, and
sunk, carrying down twenty-four of her
crow. The remainder were rescued.
The Denver Chamber of 'Commerce
unanimously adopted a resolution recently
requesting the now Secretary of tho Troas.
ury to pay out the silver coin now-hoarded''
In the vaults of tha Treasury, In onlir to
atop tho contraction of the currency, and
thus relieve the business jlepresslon of tho
An Injunction was granted atMt. Vernal,
O., In the case of Sarah A. NI(T and otbtts
ngainstthe Theological Seminary at Gam
bier restraining the authorities front ring
Ing tho collego chimes at night.
At Providence, Jt. I.r recently, thlrtyi
horses were burnod In n flro In tbo Occaii
The clearing house returns for the wett
ended March 7, showed a general decrease
of 32.7 compared with the corresponding
week of last year. Tho decrease In Now
Yotk was 40.4. '
At Staunton, 111., coal miners to tho
number of .TOO to 400 wcre'tou a strike
against a reduction of wages. '
The trial of tha Trapplst monk, Gama
hut, for the murder ot Mother Datlcrlch,
began at Paris on the Oth. Gamahut con
fessed his guilt.
The strikes on the Missouri Pacific, the
Texas Paclflo and the Wabash wero report
ed extending and tha situation somewhat
alarming on the Oth. "
John Tiernan was instantly killed and
William Foleny fatally Injured the other
afternoon by an explosion In the torpedo
but'dlngot the Winchester Arms Com
pany at New Haven, Conn.
OnuEHs have been sent Sir Peter Lums-,
aen, iirmsn npectat commissioner on the
Afghan frontier, question, to. direct the
Afghans to evacuate, Pcnjdeu, on the with
drawal of tbo Itusslan forces from Akrobat.
Ilaron Staal, the Itussiah Embassador air
hultQfs1an troops sbaln
retire. The Lomlon paiien genorally w ere
for a declaration of war If the Kusslans
did not retire from Afganfstan.
George M. Mpnttar, one of six cdnvlcts
who escaped the Michigan State prison and
was rrf sptured, was under iudictment for
tho munjec-of Ofllcer Durqham at LansILg
burg, U. V,, October JfJl. fi " '
The unit oulclal act ot President Clew
land wns the nomination ot his Cabinet.
The second was to afilx bis signature to the
commission ot U. S. Grant, as an officer on
tin retired list of the army, with the rank
The Ann of W, H. Gumersell & Co., dry
goods. St Louis, which suspended
some tlmo since, was reported as having
resumed on a .basis of fifty cents on the.
UVk. fCj j -
The Senate, on the Otri.had the "Dack
bone" Ilallroad grant under consideration.
Van Wyck made an attack on Secretary
Teller's action In rushing through the
patents given to the railroad. Tha latter,
who occupied his seat lu the Senate, inado
reply and tbo discussion continued until
A htrike of M.OOO coal miner was re
cently threatened in England, consequent
ipon a reduction of wages.
Tltestrlkoon tho Gould lines extended
to KaL-jas City on the 0th. The men, nn
ler tha pretense of protecting tho com
pany's property, organized Into com
mittees and prevented trains going but.
A DUiiANT, Miss,, sjieclal of theOth sayst
Threo colored children were burned Satur
day. Their parents locked them In the
house while they attended a log rolling.
Two white boys were badly burned trying
to release the burning children.
' inn Murray 11111 Church, of New York,
has retired the Hex . Dr. Burchard on a sal
ary of $000 a year. A younger man will bo
called to the, pulpit.'
The court housuof Lawrence County,
Arkansas, at Powhattan, burned recently,
but all Important papers Wero saved. Loss,
Foun negroes were drowned at Mirck's
Landing, lied Illver Parish, Mississippi,
while attempting Jo cross the river In an
The President has nominated Charles
Falrchild, New York, Assistant Secretary
of the Treasury; Johi O. Black, Illinois,
Commissioner of Penslous.
Tuts town of Alexandria, Iowa, had
Ibreo feet of water above It recently.
aim ma peopia wero living lu the upper
ssls.l&d 4LIm I.a..a k l-fa . . as
wi us luoir uuu.es. a. similar couai
tlou ot affairs prevailed all through the
bottom lands, and tha Eddyvllle wagon
bridge was washed out. '
The strike of the freight handlers on tha
New Orleans & Texas Paclflo 'stopped the
movement of all freight. A special from
BbreveixuTsays that aver eighty car loads
of freight dqa soma time ago wero still on
General Geokok B. McCi.ii.lan has
sccopted an Invitation to deliver a Decora.
tlou day oration at Antletam,
AN'cartbquake was felt at Lancaster,
Gompooltlon of Prooldont
" ' ill ijp&'a ablnt. '
llrlef Illngrnplileal Kketrhesor the flentle-
inril Whom I'rrslrirnt Uletrland llu
I'luccd at the Heads nftlie He-
Tho following cabinet hag been chosen bv
President Cleveland i , '
Xwrttaty nf htatc Thomas V. Byard,
brerrtrtry of tht 7Vwri--Danlel,
nlhVrifJIawYorKr ' '. I
lMrMrfoU Intrtnr DrQ. C,
Tiiar, ot Mississippi.
Stcrttnr-j nf ll'ar W. C.
Secrrtnm nf the Yrw-
Endlcott, of I
Whltney.of Now Yprk.
AttnrnfU-Oeneral AncnstinTt. n.rliind.
We present thhMRwlng,l.brlcfJsketch''ot
the gentlemen selected by the President as
his constitutional advisers!
DANIEL 3. MAMttKO.
Mr. Manning, the appointee for Secretary
of tho Treasury, wns lioxn In Albany in
18.11. His father dlel a few years after his
birth, leaving his widow, son and daugh
ter unprovided for. When nine rears of
ago Dan began to earn his own llvlfijr as nn
errand-boy in the .drou ofllce, and It was
there thntlio acquired all his education and
experience. Mr. Wllllnm J. Cassidy, tho
owner of tho.trjus, was not slow in dlj
covering tho peculiar talents of his errand
boy, and made him a reporter bo'ore he
was fifteen years old. Manning acquired
In this position an extenMve acquaintance
with public men, as the Argus olllce was
then the headquarters of the Northern De
mocracy. All throuch the usr lie re.
Sorted the proceedings of the New York
cnato. and also all nolltlral ranven.
Mons nf Importance held In tho Btr.to of
New York. At the death of Cassidy In
inn manning became the Manager of tho
ArgH Company, and Improved its business
facilities In a skillful manner. He also took
an active part in the management of tho
Commercial National Bank. At present
Manning has withdrawn from the active
management of the Aryui and devotes
himself to the management of the Com
mercial National Hank, of which ho has
been President for several years. Horn a
Cuthollc, he gradually drifted Into tbo
Episcopal Church, of which bis first wlfo
was a member, nnd loth of his sons, who
hold Important positions on tbo Argut, be
long to this denomination. Ills daughter,
howuver, baa remained a Catholic. Ills
first wife died about four yeara ago, and
about three months ago he ventured again
on to the sea of matrimony, leading to the
altar Miss Fryer, the only daughter of an
Aioaiiy ury-gootis prince, nnd thereby ob
tained a moro prominent position In society,
A. It. OARLANO. "
Mr. Garland wns educated nt Ht. Mary's
and St. Joseph's Collego lu Kentucky. Ho
was admitted to tht practice of law in 18VJ
In Washington, Ark. In 1830 he went to
Little Hock. Ha was a member ot the State
Convention In 1S01 that passed the Ordi
nance of secession. Later In that ver li
was elected a member oftb Provisional I
Congress ot the Confederacy that met at)
iuuuiguiuery, jvia. lie, was alter lUat
made n member of tqa Lower Houso
ot the Confederate CongtCs's whon"lt nt
at Hlchmond. Garland Was later a
member of tho Confederate Senate,
and was In that body at the time
the Uebflllon closmU IJIs pooiils in 1807
elected him to tbo United States Senate.
He was refused admission there because
the State was not theu regularly admitted
back Into tho Union, He made a national
reputation by raising the constitutionality
of the law requiring lawyers to take the
,test oath before, beingporiuitted to practice
In the United Htntea Courts. He won his
case, and followed tha practice ot law
until 1871. Ho was elected Governor ot
Arkansas, and by, his great coolness , and
Judgment was influential in settling the
disputes In that Slate aa to' -which faction
should control the State Government. He
was elected to me uultod ntates rJeuato In
10. succeeding Powell Clayton. Ho wns
M-electcd in IfcS.
.. . wilmam o. wnrrns.T.
Mr. Whitney Is tha son of tha lata Gv
ajal James B.Wbltnoy, formerly a pollti.
clan ot note In Mastachuietta, Ha waa
bom lit Conway, Mass., lu, 1840, graduated
at Yalo College in JwU, at the Harvard
Law School in 1801, and then went to New
York, whsre ha was admitted to the bar.
Whitney da voted hlmielt without delay to
getting InW politics, and thortby bec.ime
the Corporation Counsel au appoititlra
ofllco on the downfall of the Tweed Hug,
In business ha was successful, and mad a
consld.iri.bli start towards fortune, wheu
gained to much uoroot UaV tho altar,
. mfj!n nassassx srff
bv his marrlaee to a. daughter of Senator I to be Jong, whllo his
lavno'Di unip, nt bis own acenmu- Ills forehead Is
latlon at tho baf was Insignificant jects well over i
!. 1.1. -n-l -.rtiii. , ' --....,...-
R-Sn. X tiE?"110.1 C"Vr I"-0,1'! Of,
hnrTri ?- i'i'?1" Yi"ow "j, t
w'n S. a;In'.,,,.,'nt?.lho;e-?H..:S;
OUld undoubtedly liavn f-ntia lM,l !.
Sage of Greystone been elected. Ills pros
perity In a business sense has been so good
frofii the outset of his career that ho has
had no temptation to aeek public ofllce for
tho anko of money. In politics he Is won
derfully clever ot organising ahd, promoting-
measures for definite 'objecls. This
quality was shown, potently In the Chicago
Convention, which laboriously nominated
Lteiu! iV''.n MnnlnK '" J'?lniC tho
Vietnam,, n niiuey was uoiibtlcss as In
Was llO. WhO nullified thn lrt,n,lrlM. hnh,.
and ha who beat Vilas with Hehdricks for
tha second place on tho tic.
. . W. a ENOICOTT.
Ex-Judge William Crowlnshleld Endl
cott was liorn In Salem about 1827. His
father was William Putnam Endlcott, and
bis mother Mary, daughter of Hon. Jacob
Crow Inshleld, who w as a Kenrese ntativo In
Congress. He attended the Salem schools
and padunted from Harvard Collego In
tho class of 1817. Ho married his cousin, a
daughter of (Jcorgo Penbody, nnd has
two children, a son and a daughter.
Judge- Endlcott studied at Harvard
Law School and read law In tbo
odlco of the lata Nathaniel J.
Lord. Ho was admitted tntli. Iisrnlnt
;18J0, aud n few years later forme 1 a part
nership with the labs J, AV. Perry and
continued with him until bis appointment
by Governor Washburn to a sent on the
Supreme Bench In 1573. This position he
held uhtil 1M', when be resigned on ac
count of his health. In 88 ho made an
extended tour of th continent. Ho waa a
member of the Kalem Common Council in
183.', 18.V1 and JSA7, when he was elected
President of that lm.-u-iL Tie - mtu-
Solicitor from 1858 to 1M3. He Is a mem
ber of tho Massachusetts Historical So
ciety and of tho Board of Overseers of
Harvard College. Mr. Endlcott is a
ureri iicsccniicnt irom uovcrnor John En
dlcott. Until tho Bell aud Everett cam
paign' lie wns nn old-line Whig. At that
time he went Into tho Democratic party.
As a lawyer he has been very thorough
and In pleading a cose very dignified. As
rtjadgoho stood high lu rank. Ho has
never been 1 romlnent in politics, but was
the r..i!ii(c of the Democratic party of
Maksachusn' . for the Governorship last
- - 0- C. LAltAR,
Sir. Lamar Is forty-nine year of age.
He Is onepf the scholars ot the South, and
has had, probably, a wider range ot expe
rience than any of his Southern associates.
He Is a natlvo of Georgia, aud Is related to
the family ot Howell Cobb and other equal
ly noted Southern families. Mr. Lamar
served a short time In Congress before the
war, but be made no particular mark then.
His eulogy of Charles Sumner gnvn him In
stnutly n nutlonal reputation. Mr, Lamar
waa euucaieu at uxiortl, tin., and-n-aduated
at Eiuors College lu that State. Hestudled
law at Macon, Oa., and was admitted to the
bar lu 1M7. He soon after removed toOxf ord,
Miss. This has been hUboma aver since.
Here he has been lawyer, planter, and pro
fessor during1 n long term of years. Ho
was first Professor of Mathematics, aud
after the war was Professor of Political
Economy and Social Science. From 1870
until bis election to the Forty-third Con
gress he was Professor of Law. He only
served part of the Forty-fourth Congress,
when he wns elected to the Sennte. Dur
ing the war of the rebellion he was, until
16CJ, a. Lieutenant Colonel In a Mississippi
regiment. In that year he was sent s the
Minister of the Confederate Government
tnltuttsla. Mr. Lamar Is a widower and
has no fortune outside ot his - official
salary. He live very quietly. Ha Is a
man slightly above flvo feet ten, with a
large, well rounded figure. His head is
largo and thickly covered with-grayish-brown
hair which falls In straight
parallels upon each side of his face Into a
long roll, which curl In at the back ot his
neck. His forehead is hlfh and narrow,
His eyes are brown and deeply set. His
noso fa straight. The loner part of his
face is hidden by a sweeping long mous
tache and heavy chin whiskers. His com
plexion Is very sallow. He has the con
templative air of a student, and U fond uf
viuuuo una rcuaciion.
I110UA8 V. BAYARD.
Mr. Bavard Is the oldest In cnntlntmn.
service of the Democratic Senators. Ha 1
now serving bis tuird term and hasbesna
Senator for sixteen years. Ha succeeded
ii . imiucr. . lie is too wiru in direct una in
ht. r.mitt. t. i.- unH. it-...in t.T. ..j.
- .i ii.- .rt.i. . : rv . V" I
-WM...J ,1. UV U7IIAIV 110 Will FM U1LV
ny in wo oenate. lie win bo titty
ear ot act tha iOtb of October, but
t look a day over llfty, Ha le very
;h a good, welMlled-out figure, af.
1V14 JSHII. Ut M,
noes not I
"though he Is by no meant stout, He has
im irein coipr or. a man wna lives plaluly
and simply, and tha alert look ot a young
man of twenty.Cvo, llli f(tco li luclUwd
nv conu-BSI. lie urn.. In H ..n.j. .!-. lit- .... f. .
. fjttMTir .&" Jl
features are angular.
broad and high and pro
a pair of keen blue eves.
,ii. urn I, h M1K Jiuiunai ills lOCO IS
fmooth-shaven, lea-ring bare his pointed
chin and squarely-llnecrjaw. He 'As very
"" w-hlto t.eth, which might well be th.
large Koman, Ills ace is
envy of a man thirty years younger than
he. Ha always dresses with great neat
ness, abd I as careful In the selection of bis
gloves and boots as tha most fashionable
young man. He Is a roan of very pure
private record and one of the highest
minded men in public life. He has a mod
erate fortune of JIW.OOO to J200.000. This
is the result of the natural increase of the
Inheritance left him by his father. Ha has
grown. One ot his aonsTs now engaged lu
Mr. Bayard war born at Wilmington. Del
Ha received his education at the Minhln-
School, which was a high school of good L
e.nuuniA xie nan no conegiaia eaucaiion
He was early destined for rocrcantllo pur
suits, but bo preferred tha law. Ha wns ad
mltted to tho bar In 1831. Ho continued to
remain In Wilmington In the prac Ice of
hi profession, wltii tho exception ot two
years 18.-.3 and 1830 when he, went to
Philadelphia. He -was not pleased with the
result of his experience, and returned at
thoendof tho two years to Wilmington.
Tho oily ofllce that ha ever held before he
was elected to the Senate In lien was the
ofllce of District Attorney of Delaware,
w hlch odlco ho held from ISM to 18.34, He
was ranked as one of the best lawyer of
Delaware. He I one of the most regular
of Senators In his attendance pon tbe ses
slons ot the Senate. Thero Is no debato so
dull as to drlvu out Mr. Bayard. Ha is one
of the Senators who are nearly always to
bo found In their seats and he listens car,
fully to a great mnny very dry speeches.
He is ona of tho bcit Informed Senator In
tho body about everything relating to its
rule and methods of business.
.r WILLIAM r. VILAIt.
William Freeman Vilas Is descended
from n old English family. Tbe nama
was originally Vllllers, away back In the
heraldic record of the time of Henry III.,
but corruptions of pronunciation and spell-,
Ing have brought the patronymic down
through u SuvceiVon of changes Viilara,
Vlllers, Vllars, Vllcrs, Villas, Vllas-tlll
Peter, the eighteenth-century ancestor of
our subject, dubbed himself simply
Vilas in the fifth generation from the an
cestral Peter. Ho waa born In Chelsea,
Orange County, Vt,, July 9, 1840. HU
father, Judge Levi B. Vilas, was a member
of the, Vermont -Legislature M the tiine,
and one of the prominent old-school politi
cians of theGreonMountalnSUte. William
F., who iuberits so many sterling traits
physical and mental, from his sturdy, hard
headed ancestor, was graduated from tha
Wisconsin Btato University in 1838, at tha
age Ot eighteen. Two years later ho won
his degree of LL. D. in the Albany Law
School, and was admitted tha same year to
practice in the Supreme Courts of New
York and Wisconsin, and began tha active
practice of hi profession at Majls-pn.wia.,
sjsjngtng his BbliiglBtolh"ebrecte onbl
iweiiiiem mnniiay, in vtn oi July, low.
In 18UU the war spirit overcame him! ha
raised Company A, which elected bim Cap
tain, and tha 23th ot August was mustered
Into the Twentv-thlrd Regiment of Wiscon
sin Volunteer Infantry. Oil returning from
the war Colonel Vilas resumed tha practice
ot his protssion In Madison. In which be has
been remarkably .successful throughout.
Tbo 3d Of Januar1; 1MM, he was married to
Miss Anna Matilda, daughter of Dr. William
II. Fox, of the yl)lgo of Oregon, Wis., on
of tho pioneer phygiriins of Dana County,
and a gentleman ot much wealth and high
reputation. Colonel and Mrs. Vila bar
threo children now living-. In addition to
his largo and lucrativolaw practice. Colo
nel Vilas fills and bus filled several posi
tions ot publio trust. Ha Is one ot the pro
fessors of Iji w in the Wisconsin Htate Unl.
verslty LnwSchool,beingareguIar lecturer
on practice, pleadings and evidence. Ha
waa for'aome years Trustee of tbe Wiscon
sin State, Soldiers Orphan Asylum and
Secretary oftho Board. Ho wa one of
tbe threo leadlngattoraoya appointed to
revise the states ofj WlscomifnJ In 1878,
tlon ot the revision,
active members of t
uiiu i-rr--uaiiy supenmenaea lu
Ho is oua of the most
active members of Jha Wisconsin Board ot
ptato, University Ilegenl
THE f ALMIGHTY .DOLLAR
Au UnglUhman's Opinion uf Its Worship la
the I'nlted (State.
I think, whatovor, bo said of tho wor
ship of tho almighty dollar in America,
it is Indubitaule that rich men ate re
garded thero with loss envy and hatred
than rich men nro In Kuropo. Why Is
this? llcoauso their condition Is less
!lcd, boonuso government and legisla
tion dq uot take them more seriously'
than other people, make grandees of
thorn, aid them to found families and
endure. With us the chief holders o
property nro grandees already, and
overy noh man aspires to become a
grandeo if possible. And, therefore,
on Kncllsh country gontlcmnn regards
himself as part of the system of na
ture; government nnd legislation have
Invited, him to dp so. jftho price of
wheat fnljs. so low tha his moans ot
expenditure are greatly reduced, h
tells. VOU Chut If this lasts ha rnn not
possibly goion ns a. country guntlcraani
uuii every woii-ureu person among in
looks sympathizing arid shooked. An
American would says "Why should
he?" Tho Conservative newspapers
aro fond of giving us, an an argument
for tho game laws, tho plot that with
out them a country gontleman could
not bo Induced to livo on his estate.
An American would says "What does
It mattor?" Perhaps to an English ear
this will sound brut-J; fc;-.; tha point Is
that the Amerin docs not take his
rich man so seriously us wo do Qurs,
does not raako him Into a grandee; tho
thing, If proposed to him, would striko
him as an absurdity. I suspect that
Mr, Winans himself, tho American mil
lionaire, who adds deer forest to deei
forest. And will not sufibr a cotter to
keep a pet lamb, regards hU own per
formance as a colossal stroko nf Ameri
can humor, Illustrating tho absurdities
of tho flrlUsh system of property and
privilege. Ask Mr. Winans if he would
promote the Introduction of tbe British
gamo laws into tho United States and
he would toll yo-i with a morry laugh
that tho idea Is ridiculous, and that
these British follies are for home con-sumption.-Ualthtw
Arnold, in iWne
There are aljout a dozen Atlantlo
Ocean cables, seven of which are
"diipjuxed," or capable of receiving
and sanding at, tho arao time 'wr the
one who. Y, ,1, tim,
Because of ono door Infant head
With golden hair.
To me all litUo heads
A lialo woan i
And for ono saintly face I know
All babea are fair.
Because of two wide, oarnes- eve
Of heavenly blue
which looked with yearning gaie
My and soul through.
All eyes now nil mine own with toars
What or their huo.
Because of Utile dc.-ith marked lips
M hlch onoo did oaII
ly name In plaintlvo tones.
No voices fall
Upon iny ".r In vain animal
Prom children SmalL
Two Uttlo bands held In my owa
Long, long ago,
Now cause me, as I wandor through
This world or woe,
To clasp each baby band stretched out
In fear of too.
The lowest ean n6t picad In vain,
1 loved him so.
C. C. Ifahn, fn Current.
THE BELL OF SAN MARCO.
A Wild Tnlo of n Strnnffo Span
I tell you tho following dory an It
ivar tiltl mo bv a Sjinnbjh Jady not long
agpj nnd, improbable as it may soem In
this ago of gentler and moro humane
principle, it I s ncvenhelois true, and
tho leading facta so well authenticated
HibL 1 fool obliged to concoal tho real
name. ot tho person and places con
Hard by tho beautiful old church of
San Marco there dwelt, nt tho beginning
of this century, and, honest bricklayer,
Marco Gomez by naran. Ho was poor,
uxccptlng In an upright and sunny dis
position, over ready to share what he
had of this world's goods wlta his
neighbor, and day after day contentedly
eating his ga.ipae.ho and pra'slng Clod
nnd his patron 'flint for their manifold
incrcios to him, a poar sinner a guile
loss, happy nature, such as ono often,
and porhaps only, finds among tho
lower classes In Spain.
Ono sultry morning In May, Marco
war awakened by a sharp knocking at
tho doorof his tile-roofed cabana, and
hastening to answer tho summons ho
started at tho appearance of twotmsked
men, who told him hurriedly, in courto
ous, though ncrcmutory tones, thut
they desired his scrriccs In demolishing
and rebuilding a brick wall, and bade
hlra take tho necessary Implements.
Having thon blindfolded him, thoy led
him to a carriago stationed a few yards
oft Tho carriago set forth nt first slow
ly, and gradually nt a brisker pace.
Marco had by this tlmo partially recov
ered his equanimity, nnd tho promise of
a nmuncraL'on, which to him sounded
like unbounded wealth, further tended
lo restore his courage.
"Ah." thought he, "I am to aid In
concealing a treasnro jwrhaps bag-t of
precious stones thoy say such things
aro often done. Well, what care I for
precious stones? shall bo rich, and
Maria la Gltanilla shall have a bright,
new pair of oar-ribgs to sport at tho
fair." Thus buried In his pleasing re
flections, Marco hanllrtaqticcd how far
thoy hud dritrn. Very fur, though, for
It was fully half an hour since they had
left tho cabana. At length tho carriage
drow up, and ho was helped out by his
mysterious companions nnd led Into
what ho though must bo a patio, for in
tno siioncn ne r-nnui.iu-uirx .,
a fountain, and tho air was laden with
tno iraganca of orango blossoms. How
camo It that to Marco's fancy the gentle
rlpplo and low murmur of that fountain
wero as tho weeping and wailing of ono,
In soro distress? Ho followed his
guides blindly across tho patio, through
a masslvu gateway which clanked
heavily behind tbom, up a staircase, and
at last he was allowed to uncover his
Thoy are In a largo squnre room,
destitute of furnltnre nnd but dimly
lighted bj nn oil lamp standing on the
floor in the comer, lly this imperfect
light Marco Is ablo to noto tho dress
and carriage of h-s companions cabal
leros undoubtedly perhaps nobles of
high degree. Ono of those camo for
ward, while the other left tho room,
and drawing a line on tho bare whito
wall, showed him where ho was to toar
It down. Marco went cheerfully to
work, and, in spite of Its gre-t thick
ness, in less than halt an hour he had
opened a spaco about flvo feet square,
according to instructions. Albeit a
httlo surprised at tho slzo of tho open
ing, Marco suspected nothing undl tho
door opened to admit tho man who had
previously left tho room, but not alone,
for this tlmo ho half carried, half
dragged a young girl, clothed in black
and so closoly veiled that her features
were scarcely discernible. Tho poor
girl was but half conscious; undoubtedly
sho had boon heaiily drugged, but
nevertheless sho made somo faint resist
ance, Tho men strovo to smothor her
moans ouo holding her fast while tbo
othor covered hor mouth with his hand
and thus, with many ffmuttored oath,
thoy thrust her into the spaco just
opened. Tho holpless victim fell back
apparently lifeless. Tho petrified spec
tator of this cruel scone was roused by
a threatening voice, commanding him
to rebuild the wall. Tho wrotchod man,
frozen with horror, fell upon his knees
and implored morcy mercy for him
solf and tho poor girl. In vain. Their
hearts were callous they know no
rucroy. liaising him roughly from tho
floor, the two mon forced him to bejrin
his terriblo task.
"Oh, genors, for the lovo of God. kill
me, but spare mo this terriblo crimol
Havo pity If not upon me. upon her!"
"Fool! do you not see sho Is dead ?
Do you wish to join hor?"
llut why prolongtth!s frightful scene?
Tho devilish work waa accomplished,
and tho hapless victim of man's inhu
manity consigned to a'livlng tomb. Llko
ono in a dream, Marco submitted to bo
onco more blindfolded and led down to
tho court-yard; but hark! What was
that? The boll of San Marco striking
one! Yes, there was no ralstaku; it
was the familiar sound Marotf had
loarnod to lovo tho great bourboll of
San Marco. Was ho dreaming? Hero,
so far from his houso and yot It rang
out clear and loud and near rang out
hope; ind tho poor bricklayer could
icaroo restrain a cry of joy. Ah! San
Marco had heard his agonized prayer
In tbe fatal chamber a bo vo his patron,
had heard and answered!
All night long Marco paces his Httlo
room; no rest for him tulght: ho must
not sleep sleep might bring forgetful
ncss. He must remember . . . remem
ber .. . Ah! what I this strango dlzzl
noss? ... At length day dawns. On
hour moro and Wanw Is atnndlng bWow
the alcalde relating his tarn of horror.
. . "yes, Sonor, they once more led
mo down to the potto. Wo were not
without tnagfttcsct the, city, as 1 had
upjiveeu, w at mat inorocne i neara.
, , nt wnst wm n l board
Oh, my head!" . . . and Marco falls
back senseless. All day nnd all nlghfj
do tho ntithdritlos nlnke fruitless search
houso after hotwc, nil over tho city;
In vain, thoy must nectls give up In de.'
spalr, nnd lcavo tho poor girl to hot1
fate. Marco lies dangerously 111, in do
llriuiri, tended by his falthfdl nleco,
Maria la Gltanilla, who sits by his sldo
listening to his Incessant ravings, and
froth tlmo to time moistening his
parched nnd feverish lips. Nota word
tloes ho say of tho event In which ho has
lust but played to Important a part.
Has ho fonrottcn?
Midnljfhtl Suddenly Marco Is silent.
the ravings cease. Ho rises from his
couch, and, with firm step and set face,
crosses tho threshold of tho door.
Maria follows; there is a look In his
cics which prevents her from trying to
hold him back. Sho can but follow
tremblingly, nnxlotuly. As ii Impelled
by some Irresistible force, Marco goos
swiftly forward, past tho cliim-h, and
down a by-street, nntll ona of tho
principal thoroughfares Is reached. Ho
pause before' n magnificent houso Ol
Moorish architecture; tho masslro
oaken door is wjar. Marco pushes It
gently open, ami they fled themselves
In a yiafio. A beautiful fountain plays
softly in tho center, surrounded by
blossoming orango trees. The huge
Iron curiccfas, or gntM, lead ' to the dif.
fctciit parts of tho mansion. The dell
c.ito marblo arches gleam white In the
Muttering to himself, Marco goes
straight to tho pilddie gate, and strives
vainly with eager and trembling hands
to move Its heavy mass. Maria b
Gltanilla is clc;o by his side.
One! tolls San Marco's Iron tongue.
Marco shudders; his hands drop pow
erless by bis-side
"Mr.tia she Is there nbovol1' And
ho falls heavily forward.
Tho rest of tho story is shrouded In
mvstery. Whether those gloomy walls
gavo up their dread secret or not was
novcr known. Tho family to whom vho
now dqiortcd mnuslon belonged were
rich and powerful An edict was Is
sued, anil stringently enforced, forbid
ding nny talk upon tho subject Somo
urroits were made, the transgressor
punished and thus tho sl.Ty was sootl
Tho groat heiress of this X ?s died
suddenly, and tho next of kin never
els med hi own. Marco lived to a
ooil old ago. but tho strain had been
too great, and ho never fully recovered,
though tho neighbors say that at tho
sound of tho great bell of San Marco,
tho light of reason kindled In his eye,
only to fude as tho last stroko cr-ascd.
San Francises Argonaut.
A CAT DONATION PARTY.
The Experience of lUt-Tormeoted Fam
ily In Montgomery County.
An incident occurred a fotr miles
from Norrlitown tho other day, within
Montgomery County, which fairly ri
valed in ludtcrousness tho ImnMnary
experiences of Max Adolor's (tonsho-
hocken married couple who celebrated
their Iron wedding, and whoso frionds
presented them with two hundred and
fifty pairs of flat-irons which had bees
bought at the liquidating salo of n foun
dry s stock.
Ilio matcrfamilias, who may bo des
ignated as Mrs. Smith, is a garrulous,
good-natured lidy. who retails hor tri
als to all sympathizing visitois. Her
principal grievance lately bits Wn th.
Tapaciousncss of a colony of rats that
took possession of tbo houso. Figura
tively speaking, tha family "havo had
rats for breakfast, rats for dinner, rats
for supper and rats for a night-cap at
All her friends and she has many
had heard about her rat troubles when
sio gavo a dinner-party," About twenty
peoplo wero Invited. Tho first arrival
got out of a carriago and also took out
"My dear Mrs. Smith, how do you
do? You nro much troubled with tats,
and bo anxious for a good cat, that I
thought I would bring ou a coupla of
cats. Hero they are, .and tho b,g be
ing opened a Tom and" a Tabby leaped
forth and ran around the yard.
Tho second guest brought u cat The
thin! brought a couple of cfda. The
fourth brought a very young kitten.
Tho fifth brought a naw family of kit
tens. Tho sixth brought a bag full of
back-alloy cats from Philadelphia,
whoso appetites, accustomed to fat
sower-rats, might ho expected to result
In tho annihilation of scrawny little
country rats In ulmost no time. The
seventh guest brought two quiet old fire
side cats. Tho eighth brought a beau
tlful Maltese, In short, every ono of
the twenty guosts brought nt leait one
cat and generally several.
Tho lion and hostess began to look
dubious when tho tenth guest arrived.
On the fifteenth arrival they began to
wonder which would eat most, tho
guests or the cats. On the nineteenth
they meditated killing somo of tho cats
to feed tho ether rats. On tho twentieth
arrival thoy felt like putting somo rat
poIon Into tho food of Iho guosts.
Persons in waatot cats can Inquire ol
anybody In that part of tho country.
Ebtlng Off Gold.
Mrs. As tor 'a supper to twenty of her
intimato friends was given 'Monday
night Or this pccaslon tho famous
service of solid gold was tued. These
yellow dishes aro seldom brought out
from tho Astor vault Tn,ey cost $100,.
000, It is said. th6ugh"IKavo heard tho
figure exaggerated to 5250,000. Any.
how thero ia no great qxtravagaoce in
them, for tho metal can at any tlmo be
Ineltod Into good bullion and only tho
woikmanship lost. I have attended
many of tho Astor entertainments, but
never one when tho gold utensils were
displaced. A friend who has had that
luost mable privilege declared that sho
didn't enjoy tho experience very much,
"In tho first place," sho said, 'tho
eatables wero completely overcome and
domlnatod bv tha jdates on which they
were sorvod. The dolntlost morsels
seemed to havo no flavor at all, and
after a while I fancied that they became
impregnated with a peculiar metallic
taste. And then I got It Into my head
thut thq man sitting opposita me was a
dotective In disguise, placed there to
see that I didn't slip a plate into my
bodice. Ho was afterwards Introduced
to me, and I had reason to believe that
his covert glances' had been purely -tiraeutal,
but they spoiled iy suupat
all the samo. No, thnakyou, fine- chW
ware is good euowjjU for isve," C'tms
Clsr Iecmise Kellogg ty a pro
feseloasj singer should have nlnti hour'
(p every night, perhaps this is oiU
rwaon wny mora are so lew- really- fiwv
alngew fa the pro!s!ote CWuStfiS
1TmM ' "-.. A
PERSONAL AND LITERARY.
It is said thnt tho writings of Na
thaniel V. Willis aro again com I Bar
Into publio favor.
Sarah Bernhardt Is said to roCf!T
$800 a month for her contributions to
George Wcsttnghouse, alr-hrak?l-ventor,
lnis been knighted by tho Xtejc
uf the, Belgians.
Georgo Hurst, tho proprietor of the
San Francisoo Examiner, owns 48,000
acres of land In California.
Carl vott Wolfgang Is tho umbo of
a real German Count who has enlisted
In tho United States regular army, at
Fort Kcough, for livo years.
Hannibal Hamlin cays he some- -
times thinks of writing o book. "I
havo read no political history of my
own times," ha says, "In which I could
not snpply many deficiencies and make
Edmond About loft a wife, eight
children, and only a small fortune, al
though he was supposed to bo very
rich.. He often used to say that ho wns
prouder of his vfdl-tralned children
than anything else bo would lcavo be
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Is ono
ot tho youngest men on the Suprexe
bench of, Massachusetts, and he look
so much younger than ho hi that aa M
lawyer seeing him on the beaeh esse
day Inquired if it was kindergarten
court B otl on Journal.
Senator Chacc, of Ithoda Island, is
a typical Quaker in dress nnd speech
and bcllavc3 In. the reign ot peace to
each an extent that he will not Bomi
nate candidates for West Poiot nor Ah
napolis, nor vote for military appropria
tion bills. Providence Journal
Georgo VMby, who. In the capacity
of secretary and manager, accompa
nied Charles Dickens during his Amer
ican tour In 1867, says tbo gross re
ceipts of bis seventy-six readings la
this country were $228,000, nnd that
Dickens' personal profits wero $35,000.
Recently Amy Woodward, wlfo ol
Elisha Woodward, East Bradford Town
ship, died after an illness of about thirty-six
hours, aged soventy-slx years.
Eight days after Mrs. Woodworth'a
death, Mary White, a autcr living in
Cain Township, died ot pneumonia,
aged seventy-eight years, and Iho other
day Ann Few, another sister, died at the
home of Elisha Woodward, of parlysls,
agod ciehty-scv"tn years. West Cnesler
George Augustus Sala Is one ot
tho fow people who have recovered
their eyesight after being totally blind
for a number of years. For three years
Mr. Sala lived in darkness. He had
lost his sight, and It was supposed
would be totally blind for the remainder
of his life. But at tho ago of nine his
sight camo back-almost mlracuously,
and ho has never since had any trouble
with his eyes, although engaged in an
occupation of tho most trying nature.
-My son, in tha battle ot lifo he snrs
you cat all you want, for it is by thrt
you can work your weigh u. Burling
ton Hawkeye. ----y
Sergeant Bates is In the poot house.
This Is not to be woidered at His
energies have been flaigiog for a goed
many years. Boston BintgeU
Ynn Sff laillna.nrlin-lritnlf they !.
a call to write poetry should stop and
remotnber that "poets are born and not
maid." St. Paul Herald.
"John," said Mrs; Bascom to her
hnsband, "I Intend to return some calls
this afternoon. Won't you step down .
to the st.iblo aud tell them to send up a
carte-de-vlsit, with a driver?" Burling
ton free Press. v
Sophronia asks If thero is aay
rhyme for zero. Thero is:
There's plenty of snow
But theruuthlsasorvdfa hero
Who easbes assay r . ..
When the wercu rys do-v n bulow tera. ,'
' - ' Button Countr.
"What man has done," shouted thf
OMtor, "man can do." That Isn't
enouzh, my son. Man must do what
minhasn'tdone; what ho was afraid
to do; what ho couldn't do. If maa
would only do what man has done,
Chrlitonhcr Columbus would never
havo sailed a hundred miles from land
aud wo would -bo Indians still. Bob
Editor "And you expect me to use
this?" Spring Poet-" Yes, sir; but 1
don't want any pay for It" "Oh, you
don't?" " No; my only desire is to set
how my effusion will look in print"
"Ah! Well, 1 am happy to say that
your desire can be grattfiod; that Is,
providing you will do aa I say." "Ob,
thank jou. What shall I do?" "Bay a
typo-writer." Philadelphia Call.
"leisure Is cheap at that qhap's
shop, Mr, Spice r," said a follow passen
ger in c. Cambridge horse car, pointing
to tho sign: "A superior lounge for
?5." In a furniture-dealer's window.
"That Li rather torapting," replied tho
other, "but tho fellow next door under
sells him," and he directed attention
to tho baker's window, in which wa
the lejjond: "A family loaf ten, cents."
"Murdor! murder!" shrieked Mrs.
Smith, running, into tho kitchen last
night whila her husband was rocklno
tho cradle. "What's tho matter now?"
queried her husband, "Mercyl sukes
alive!" oxclainiod the frightenod wo
man, "I saw a ghost!" "Nonsense,
Mariar; there isn't any ghosts." "J
know better. Ho was a groat, big white
ghost" "JIqw do you know that th
ghostwas a he?" "Because whea 1
scolded him ho jawed back," Jfewmaw
A Costly deke.
Hannibal Hamlin tells that whea he
was Speaker ol the Lower Houso of Mm
Maine Legislature, thero wm awoaf -tho
members a very dandlfield old fe
low whose chief weakness was la try
ing to conceal the baldness which was
rapidly stealing over hit head. H
camo Into tha House each moraine wWi r
his balr so carefully cowbiMt i
looked as though eaoh psrtlciUr Wk
bad been pasted la (Us place. Xvjm n
It, was, there were scarcely a Ut
cover the bald spot 0a) iisihij
Speaker Hamlin. IhlnkUf to fcrt
fun. called this gentlM to W aj4
id: "My M, J htm jam
prdoa. hot mm of your ML i
et-owted ov? n ether." Tfc wiMhrr
grew sutgif at j4 rattoi', -TW i
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