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SEAT REJOICING AMONG THE LADIES
at THE WOXDERFUL BARGAINS at
814 Seventh St. ) mrKfVtf to A f & fin i 814 Sh q
; Mr j:
We d ) not Compel our Customers to Buy One Dollar's Wnrth
of Goods to get a Five;-Ceiit Hat, But We Are Ietermined tn
Slaughter our Extensive and Fashionable Stock of Millinery
at Slaughtering; Prices. iviy
One Xnousana desirable Hat3 at 4 Cents. Sold Fnrmprl
at 25 and 50 1 Cents 1,MD Trimmbi Kit a't 7 Cents TIoS
Formerly at 50 Cents and $1.00.
One Thousand Desirable Hat:
U "ijl) nnd Ready" Capo Mays at 3o cents onlv. ElecantTiiRmn nt- i io
If- ..nrly tor $1. Elegant Shell Hats nt 2T. cents only. SeJrtErSni': ,lBn? ,B,'
1 .,k..1j. sold formerly at $1. Elegant Colored Fine fegfJ1'1',? ,nt
. 3 f .p-ny at 1. I,ooo Elegant Prime White Plumes at G5 and 9o cent onlv Uly'
Come aiicl See Tliese Wonderful Bar
F.iv'ant Sash Ribbons, 7 inches wide, at 25, 35 and
r i "ii 1 C ilorod Tips, :Ki, 4 - and ro cants a bunch onlv.
"!i an'' JIonly.
1 Hh-Made Dres5e? for Children and Ladies at half price
H ick I reble Eiiglish Crape at le?s tlnu mirket value. Silk.
i .!v low in prices.
Ascertain our SlaiMerini
KING'S PALACE, - KING'S PALACE,
The Largest Retail Millinery in the United States,
JOHN F. ELLIS & CO.
937 Pennsylvania Avenue, Near Tenth Street
IPIISrOS AND ORGKAJSTS
For Sale at Reasonable
Tnmnir. Reriairine and ixi
B - 13 m - -
Guitars, and everything in
OA.SH OK OIV ITXSTA.L.lWE;iN"T.
Genuine Mark-Down Sale
LONDON MISFIT STORE,
912 F STREET,
OPPOSITE MASONIC TEMPLE.
At Forty Cents
q.i nit reduced to Si. 12 suits reduced to $o. $14 siuk
;i. KiijtKreducedto$7.- ,
- suit, reduced to $1.25. U suits reduced to $1.75. $6 suits reduced
nmi .47 suits reduced to $3.00. $12 suits reduced to So.00
s ..rvimkw and Linen Suits at your own prices. White Vests, Linen Duck
- I NLirMNlloP, 48 cents. Men's Dress Pants reduced to $l.o0, $1. to and $2.00.
M. ," Workinu Pants reduced to 55 and 65 cents. rtvT ,r
THIS SALE FOR TRT BAYS ONLY.
912 F Street, 6 Toots from 9th Street.
THE NEW IDEA,
926 Seventh Street, Between I and K Streets.
Headquarters for MILLINERT.
The Largest Stock of trimmed and untrimmed Hats and the largest assort
nipnt of Plumes, Tips, Ribbons, Silks, Satins and Flowers.
I'or this week we will sell 3,000 dozen Hats for 25 cents, all shapes and
inn .i t A.-..! i oo ;nv.oe innn- ripsirftblft colors, onlv OU
rt;r.u J.au"1"1 1"?: r rrriim. am ,,,,
v""i aozen White Plumes, z incnes rmg, w; .v,
w,lor. 25 cents, 3 in a bunch.
REMEMBER, FOR THIS WEEK ONLY,
THE NEW IDEA,
9S6 Ttb. street, Between I and K.
Headquarters for Millinery.
Ahead of All!
a i.aiip. -. -. pyw
X&JUflL VJU (
io cents only. Five Thousnnd
livy Thousand Plumes at 5o,
Satins and Lflces cones-
Prices Before PopclasM VMm
Prices, on Easy Term
the musio line for
F. ELLIS & CO..
on the Dollar
reduced to $6
Home Rule, Industry,
908 Seventh St.,
Have opened the following Great Bargains
One case Handsome Lawns, 4c.
" " " 5c.
One case 54 Sheeting, r2$c.; usual
" " 6-4 " 16 "
" " 12-4
The above are in Ends and will only besoldbvtho piece. Thevars th.
best goods manufactured. 3,000 dozen Ladies Bark hose, 15c: tliev -ire' wor 1.
fully 20c. a pair. -
L. BEHRENBS' BALTIMORE STORE, 908 7th street INVW.
f 151 T"1 "
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,
Thic Ann;.,; .- .... .
main 'Z. Vs "" I!l ' 8l?I Prov,ps weekly benefits in sickness to both
"v ivuinra, liuui u
trom five hundred doll
; 1.000. giving $5 per
mm -i us l,(3C0,ft "icontestablo
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1UM w wiv uiuy uene it association m
thus givmg the beneactarta Mil ussun
:inrl (rnnr nn mnnfii,. f .. i .
- - - - k r a v j ar ; i i 1 i r
gone no meetings to attend
:sesr"' vim pnMmi juse"h - z&
Robert E.Boston, Esq.,
.lessee Buinbrv, Esq.,
Albert Mcintosh, Esq.,
Bishop T. M. I). Ward,
.John M. Brown,
Rev. Edward Willis,
N IlllS. Dr. Purvis
lie . Mail soil M. R.'kL- nc Hp
Jiev. Hebert .lohiiMm.
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CO. B. CAPITAL CIT1Y GUAEU
WILL GIVE A
LEESBU tt O "rA..
Being Court Day in Loudon County, '
the Companr have decided to give this
their FIRST GRAND EXCURSION. ,
so as to give the Citizens of Washing- a mile from the reservoir, it is doubt
ton, Georgetown, Ahxandria, Falls less the outlet for a portion of the five
Church, Ilerndon and Guilford Stations hundred thousand gallons of water
an opportunity lo visit FEIENDtt IN which dropped into the yawning chasm
LKFSHT KG and surroundmir count rv.
The Committee of Arrangements ;
have secured the Fair Grounds for the
occasion, and the Company will be es
corted to the Fair Grounds by a Citi
zens' Committee on the arrival of the
train. All the Militia Companies of'
ttip. District have been invited to take ,
part in the Excursion and Parade, and
also the Dress Drill to take plnce at o !
P." M. on the Fair Ground. x
j. in, vujiiuu vw iv - v 'vw .
Washington at. M0 A. M.. so as to pve
Ladies and Children plenty of time lo
get to the 6th Street Depot on morn
ing of August 13. Leave Lersburg
9.30 P. M. same day, and a-nve in
Washington in time for street cars.
Committee of Arhaxgements:
Sergeant W. T. Chapman. Chairman;
Ludwell Gnnnell, C. F. Simms,
Corp'l Arthur Payne, Corp'l A.
J. Howard. Sergt. Wm. H.
Colbert, Corp'l Ily. James,
Corp'l Walter S. Cray,
Serct. W. Joyce, Q. M.
Sergt. C. M. Beckley.
Honorary Members' Committee:
Ananias Herbert. George W. Williams,
Charles U. Davidge, P. H. Ne;il,
Joseph II. Jackson, John
Howard Smith, Pierce
F G.Nickens, John Brooks. P. Ashley, j
H. Valentine, Etc.
Fine Brass Band
Will Accompany Excursionist.
Tickets S 1 .50.
umicr Five Years, Free.
Train leaves Washington 6th Street
Depot at 9.30 A. M. Train leaves
Leesburz, 9.30 P. M.
GROUNDS OPEN ON ARRIVAL Or TRAIN.
5 Cts. Children 10 Cts.
Under Five, Free.
Contain W. P. Gray,
Company B. C. C. G
Levi RflcCabe, Caterer.
1TX TPa-hle Board.1
922 Mth Street, N. W.
Justice, Equality and .Recognition
D. a, SATUE&AY, AUGUST 4, 1883.
Between 1 and K Sts.
1CEFIT AND RELIEF ASSOCIA'iW
THE LAWS OF TJ1K
AT WASHINGTON, D.
. iiiubu.ii. unii proviiics weekly benefits in sickness to both
om live to hfteen dollars jier week, cerLifieacns written up
ollars to live thousand, application fee, four dollars per
week. benefits. All mlilicates in thisAssociation after live
alter death, from
Hi,. s;f..i.. ,!.
c oTi tanXh JET Kl
of anv kind.
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t w in t - i-.i. rai r
Joseph Brooks, Esq.,
Alfred Barlow, Esq..
Jjis. A. Mathews, Eq
cor. nf 3d ajd D, X. W
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Dr. Juliu.5 F. Hi'inhardt, 728 8th Street, S. E
-..... . , .v.. , uw. I' IlilCCl. H. ,,
' sana eraiinns or water ntn tho luf-iinrrn
1 .. .. . -
, unknown cavernous depth below, and
says: AVe visitor Pteservoir hill yester-
; day and fo ind the north reservoir
. entirely empty, and a great hole in the i
bottom at the southeast corner ju t as '
' described yesterday. The water had1
, disappeared, and there was nothing to '
, indicate the exact course it had taken. I
t l!nlfitMJficu??vteJ9 P opening be- !
1 bottom of the reservoir securo will not T
be very large. Yesterday
muddy water was discovered issuing
from a Fpnng on First creek, in i!.ast
Knoxville. Though this spring is lialC
or. tlie mountain me nigm, ueiore.
course much of the water is yet in the
subterranean vaults and will not run
out. It is not generally known that
Knoxville is built over a mammoth
cave. It is doubtless a fact that there
are natural subterranean passages be
neath the city. Their extent is unknown,
and it is uncertain to what extent their
existence endangers the city or any
portion of it
It is asserted that
subterranean passage beneath the city
was several years ago explored to tne
extent of half a mile. It is also claimed
W, -" 5.;3T,
dered several days in the caves under
the city, traveling several nines m all.
There is an entrance to a cave near the
river, a few hundred yards be'ow Second
creek. This is said to lead into a great
cavern under College hill, and this is
supposed to be connected with the
mysterious vaults under the older por
tion of the city. In different locations
in the older part of the city, 1 etween
First and Second creeks, openings to
these caverns have been dis covered by
ths sinking of pits and the dropping
through of the bottoms of cisterns.
On State street, in the rear of the
Hattie hoire, is a cavern of unknown
dimensions which was discovered when
the foundations were being dug for
that building. On the same street
farther north the same or another
chasm has been dug into. On or near
Union street, not far from the market
house, the bottom dropped out of a
cistern a few years ago and the water
mink to unknown depths. In the rear
A City Built Ofer a Care. j
lishes an account IciicS j SoS SIS thJ S JSSKl 1 W K LeS
which occurred the night Ufor j on I Yale, which blew up. Every inno of Z- : an estl o L ' T' Mt i ice creiim' antl the number o summer
Reservoiriiill, when a portion of the in the town of Yale was broken NoT ' j? , T lT ' MiTO, mjh beaux that Sirl something awful
bottom of the north reservoir dropped ! were lost. lue3 I P,3e? have ?" J bachelor. The alleged to contemplate.- Cinnnn ,ti Traveler.
out, precipitating five hundred thou-' A crowd assemble . i, ::, m -.- tnnterisaM-George Myers. Wnat ,, ..... limn . Uwn
X'nfi Knnvn n rvnn 'n-Hum miK .mti. ., i.. rr.i. , - .
of the billiard hall nearly opposite the Two parlor cars one baggage anu oae pas
Tribune Office there is a bottomless pit, senger car and. a new engine were made a
r nn whir.h is verv deep. A few ' camnleto wreck. One lady from Derby was
years ago the bottom dropped out of a
piQf.prn nt the ijamar nouse, anu uiauy
of the guests were frightened for fear
fbp lintp.l would sinK inco a cnasm
Perhaos the first intimation of the
hollowness of Knoxville's foundation
was received a number of years ago,
when the bottom dropped from the
cistern at the Franklin houao.
'jie dredging of South Carolina
. riVers for ph sph itesis a new industry
( oC considerable importance to the ter-
' ritr.rv surrounding Charleston. Some
of the crude ro-k is shipped to Europe,
but most of it is ground at home be
fore it " ce3 to market. At the present
time the deman 1 i great and all the
companies a-e working on full time.
It has been estimated that the value
of the products annually drawn from
cur forests exceeJ $1,000,00 .000.
i There are about fifty resident Chi
comraanding . -.;i.01,i-fio and evp.rv one isp.n-
neseiu iium" ; . -.
gaged in the laundry business.
! iua nit.v nf Boston has 42,267 dwell
.a houses, 152 apartment houses and
j sixty-eight hotels.
a Chinese Sabbath-school has been
-tablished in Chicago.
according to Merit.
London, August 2King Humbert visited
JBchia Wednesday and directed the distribu-
It is reported that 11,030 deaths from
cholera have occurred in Egypt since the
outbreak of the plague. J '
The report of Mr. Parnell's speech on
Wednesday in regard to Carey's death is now
The paper relative to the indemnity for
violence done to American fishermen at
Fortune Bay are toing prepared by the
The President's passage through Indiana
ttfis something of an ovation of flowers aud
I eople, and the engine hauling the train was
covered with flowers, and the headlight bore
a larce portrait of the President.
Dr. Richardson, a Canadian gentleman of
means, scientific attainments and inventive
TTllnrl rii'n .4 : -11T 1 . . .
, CD u it in nasnington, has invented
a machine or device by tho aid of which he
proposes to go over Niagara Falls.
The steamer Butte was burned on the Mis-
souri river, above Fnrfc Tool- .. r .i.
The boat aud cargo are a total loss
- -- wwa. uii iii iiiiiii''
.butte was a new boat, and
was valued af
passengers were landed
Tho New Hampshire Legislature has elect
ed Austin F. Pike United States Senator to
succeed Hon. Edward H. Rollins.
The Mitchell House, at Thomasville, G i ,
including the postoffice and several -tore;
on the ground floor, has been burned. Lo
The Pennsylvania House has passed the
American resolution for the appointment cf
five members from each House as a free
conference committee to preparo a legisla-
five apportionment bill.
Ihe steamer City of xMerida, which left
nnvnnn fnr 'WotL- Vn.l, l,,l l
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ijii. iiiv.ifiii iiiiiii &aj rii l? v -w -. -. &.
...-....... ..v.u . VIU vyolU, 1U1I ui
j sick witn yellow fever. The sick weie sent
! to a private infirmary nt Havau i.
Dry, hot weathor continues at Victorin. 7?
There has been no rain for two months.
Forest fires are rajrim
air is fillel
....v, ., uuu uuuiauueu ine uej-s from the
sheriff, who refused to summdnr thm u.,,
and demanded the keys from the
then broke in the door and took out D W
Pressell, who was under arrest for assault ori
a girl nine years old, and hung him in the
Tlie Easton (Md.) Lodger says that Dr i
J1- w,,Ue. of St. Michael's, Talbot countyi
MtL wns token violently ill. and thnt h; nV
Uncling physician pronounced the disease n ' of
. rtByrvraf-txt, ho
a Z tojrt ,
has been arrested
quarters at Kansas City, Mo., under tho old
indictment for tho Blue Cut train robbery
He is said to have been dumbfounded at his
irr st, and is evidently badly frightened.
Four members of an organized band of
barn-burners have been arrested at Albany
N. Y. Their plan was to lease a barn, which
would be at first filled wi'h valuable horses,
wagons, etc. This would bo replaced by val
ueless stock, and then the barn would be
burned and the insurance obtained on the
valuable property originally in the barn.
London. August 1. It is said that O Uou
nell, who shot the informer Carey, will be
;riel for his offence in England.
Cholora is spreading among the British
troops at Ismalia.
lU!UOU uuaoou uin .uugiiuii vn-muwi iu
rn - n-rtfnrl 4-Via. T!rtr1icK nrinnnol in
" balloon yesterday.
A statement regarding the effects of the
land act tn Ireland has been sent by certain
Irish landlords to Mr. Gladstone
King Alfonso of Spain and his queen have
arrived together at the Royal Palace of San
Ildefonso la Granga, apparently as good
friends as ever.
The Lancaster, Pa., AVatch Company ha3
suspended, throwing.250 hands out of em
ployment. The suspension was occasioned
by the failure of A. Bitner, late manager
and principal stock-holder of the company.
Tho directors state that the suspension will
be only temporary.
The building in Chesapeake City familiar
called tae "steam pump," which contained
the machinery used for supplying the Chesa
peake and Delaware Canal with water, and
the large steam engines used for driving it,
caught fire in the boiler room, and was en
The express train on the Southeaster.!
Rrilroad from Boston to Montreal was de
railed, and the whole train was wrecked.
! falally injured, and
some fourteen others
were seriousiy mm.
At die Democratic State Convention held
at Harrisburg on the 1st day of August,
J Robert Taggar , of Wnrron county, was nora
imted for Auditor-General, and Joseph Pow
ell, of Bradford c maty, was nomiuated for
Nine inmates of the Soldiers' Home at
Dayton, Ohio, have been expelledat the
point of the bayonet, by order of the gov
e -nor, acting under the instructions of tho
board of managers. Drunkenness or disobe
dieuce was the cause.
A party of men, headed by a band of
music, marched through thr streets of Bliss
ville, L. I., at a late hour on Tuesday night,
aud burned an effigy of James Carey, the
11 former, which they had carried with them
throughout the line of march.
"Charles H. Ward & Co., boot and shoe
manufacturers, of Boston and Brockton,
Mass.. made an assignment to M. F. Dick
inson for the benefit of their creditors.
Their liabilities are in the neighborhood of
750,000; their assets are at present un
known. F. Shaw it Brothers owe the firm
about 200,000. .
President Arthur started tho machinery
which gives life to the Louisvil'e Exposition
on August 1. No pomp or show attended
the ceremonies. The bnildmg w stored
with natural and mechanical display, and
oromises to be a grand snecess.
uu" U1 m?ay ana Provisions to the suffer- : melons in New York that thv firii ur' L "e raimic c,a t3r of " ?
ers from the earthquake. mmoh f" u? , 7 fr And ,0 e and fiere a w mderin
Mr. Keene's horse Blue Gra won th ' g pay fre,ght' and manr large c- ' cr o'-pf "ri J 1 wandennr
racing KfanfoL?L-..r.WOn th9 siguments have bean refuel ,., .. r ets cl,coin sweet
uUUUJ(03wruaj-. 'k,,,.,:! .1 . w.wow. ui rd are tmy mists of
- -' u juii ill lifHVHm. -t r ra . , w v. v v jm
The Oriole at Baltimore which comes off
j nait month promises to be the grandest of
them all, fully eclipsing New Orleans' mardl
by the railroad company to pay expenses.
! At an ice cream festival in Union, S. C.f
t nrly persons were poisoned by eating ice-c-eam
that had been prepared in a brass
' vessel. No doaths occurred, but some of the
victims are in a very danserons condition.
Londok, July 31.-.Tho loss of human lire
by the late earthquake on the Island of
Ischia is estimated at 5,ooo. King Hum
bert is gone to Casamicciola. The only
American known to have been injured by
the earthquake was a Miss Tan Allen, and
she only slightly hurt.
Nine British soldiers in Egypt died of
cholera on Monday.
An earthquake wa3 felt at Oporto, Portu
gal, yesterday. It caused great alarm.
Mount Vesuvius is again in a state of
f Tupti.0D and the town of To"Q del Greco
is nSain in Bangor of destrnction.
' Ther0.was 8reafc rejoicing in Dublin and
otror Irish cities last nicht over th killfnrr
w - i
t - --
or uarey, the informer. O'Donnell, his
slayer, remains calm, and does not deny his
Ofbualnews have boenreceivod mLondon
iiuiu xjuuiiueuiui capnai mac a most dan
gerous Nihslist conspiracy lias been discov
ered in Russia. A groat number of people
are implicated, and many arrests have been
Lenning, the German-American student
who was recently arrested in Switzerland
for killing a fellow-student in a duel near
Wnraburg, has been released from custodv.
tll Swiss authorities hoUIinc that the offence
1S not extraditable.
W. F. Miller, a poor newsdealer of Pater-
Bon- N- J., by the death of relatives in New
York, has fallen heir to an estate valued at
The buildings of the cotton compress and
; heds of the Nashuille Warehouse Company,
r" ?hv' " have been batneU'
Loss, 861,000, ,
a iNew lorJi attorney is said to have dis
special irom umcago erys: lno an
nouncement of the accident on tho train
( bearing a party of excursionists composed
j of tho delegates to the recent Grand Army
J convention at Denver, and in which it is rc
. ported that out of a total of 17o persons llo
i were killed, causes great excitement here.
Later despatches does not confirm the report,
Tho almost simultaneous announcement
tho fall of two of the greatest business
is such a pint nf nanmi'i. ,,-,
feffloASSiiE!64 n Profound pleasure?"-:
of ,000, came first, but this wsTr
shadowed two hours later by the news of the
failure of F. Shaw & Brothers, the proprie- .
tors of the greatest tanning establishment
in tho world. Tho latter firm's liabilities '
limount to 3,500,000. The nominal assets '
London, July 30. The latest reports from
the Island of Ischia, near Naple?, say that
4,000 lives were l03t by the swallowing up
of the town of Casimacciola on Saturday.
A Catholic priest has died of the cholera
One hundred and eighty houses have been
destroyed by fire in a town in Russia i
Socialists made a labor demonstration in
Geneva, Switzerland, on Sunday, and the (
ringleaders were arresied.
The House of Commons yesterday voted
that it was undesirable to prejudge the action
of the government concerning the negotia
tions in connection with de Lesseps's pro
posed Suez canal.
Intelligence has just been received here
that James Carey, the informer in the Phoenix
Park murder cases, was shot dead on the
steamship Melroso while she was between
Cape Town and Porfcj Elizabeth. The deed
was committed by a fellow-passenger Dmp1
W. N. Toler & Co.. shoe dealers, of Balti
mote, have failed in consequence of failures
in the shoe trade.
The telegraph imbroglio still continues,
and the commercial interests are suffering
from the defection.
The Pennsylvania Senate has passed the
judiciary apportionment bill finally by a
vote of 29 to 6. The bill now goes to the
Governor for his signature.
It is denied that the party that has been
j buying a controlling interest in -Richmond
, and Danville stock intend to consolidate the
I road with the East Tennessee. Virzinm anri
I Tho most stringent measures have been
i adopted by the TJ. S. Medical Board to pre
vent the spread of the yellow fever now be-
ing brought to our coast in vessels coming
' from the infected districts.
I Ex-Policeman John Nugent and Edward
Farroll, two of the parties implicated in the
attempt to rob bank officer Smith of a bag
containing $10,000 on a railroad train in
J Hoboken, N. J., on Saturday, have been sen-
tenceu. to ten years instate prison.
. r. r. z: :r:. :: m
A poaeo vi. uuioiia ut iuimuiucij, icu
and Garland counties, Arkansas, who were
pursuing the Dainiels brothera band of out
laws, were led into an ambush, and Shelton
Caldwell, Charles Carter and a man named
Barnes were killed. A bloodhound that was
tssisting in the chase was aho shot by the
desperadoes, all of whom escaped uninjured.
Reports from all sections of Lancaster
county, Pa., show that the late hail and rain
storm wa3 more destructive than was indi
cated by the earlier reports. Over a thou
sand acres of growing tobacco were com
pletely destroyed, much of which, however,
is insured. The streams were greatly swol
len, and several bridges carried away, a
number of narrow escapes from drowning.
At St. Louis, among those reported by the
police as having violated the Browning Sun-
day law were livery stables, breweries, cigar
stores, barbers, hackmen, theatres, ne v -
imner men from the proprietors down, street
railway and express companies, the Union
Depot Company for sending out trains, and .
J va-ious other persons. The lager beer
1 saloons in the central part of the city, which
opened in the morning, closed before noon.
o uHASE, Editor akd romETOB.
A SUMMER DAY.
a p down beside thj t uigled sedge
The meado v-lark smss all the dnv.
And b'irPt at time ; from oat tvo hedg
At noon upon the grassy mere.
A far away below Iho hill g
I see the noisy mill-wheel iro,
The smooth br ad lake above the milli"!
The fl s'i o'foam that rars below,
And on tho evea. a'.opes that rise
So gently towarl the mountain's brow,"
The cattle v atoh w.th sleepy eyes
The lazy pi Jwboy at tho plow.
My soul b steeping and its dreams
Ah ! sad; nl sweet that d earning thrillalfe
For there are other vales and streams,
At d other flocks on other hill3
The H'ls wherein I climbed to pull
The go!deu-roJs and woe.ls of May,
When all the worl J wa3 beautiful,
And all my life asntnmer day.
The laly who was
now uses a tub.
bathed in tears
A If irl.('!oinc!nf n. .t r.Kl :-.!,. I. tii.
pul-lic bath-house.-cwto Star.
A bachelor compares a shirt buttom
to life, because it often hangs by a
"The pen is mightier than thai
sword," said JSapoleon when he signed!
an order fur more pie.
For an example of pure and unal
loyed contempt, take a barber's opiniom
of a man who is growing a full beard.
A girl ha3 been arrested while dis
guised as an old woman. The oldi
woman disguised as a srirl fa still at
W Q - HW
Will po wer ; Somebody once saidr-
" XYjtlllTlfr Jet imnncui)ila t- l:m .U
-v . -l ikj iiu iii.ii n i,ii iiiiii w i i
wills." We would like to see that'
chaP luild a ba"el around a bunir-
hole xVe York Commercial.
haven t noticed what a dumnish. sfcu
pid girl she is? It's positively fright
ful. I never called on her "that she
d.dn't go to sleep witin half anhour."
Bo t m post.
Sc m on an ocean steamer: Stew
ard You mustn't be sick on the
itairs. sir." Suffering Frenchman
"Sacrebieu ! And do you think I ami
sick on vour stairs tn mnkA mvcioie
" Very, 'specially the one with thai
borne one sajs'Mio thoroughly oc
cupied man wa"eer miserable." That
man evidently didn't know what it is
to attempt the feat of keeping twin
babies quiet while their mother goes
to curch.FhUa'telp7iifi New-:
An interesting oil transaction took
pla'-e in the third ward yesterday,
'though the little boy bellowed like a
bull and said he couldn't bear it, the
old lady cornered him and ma le hiin
take it" It was castor oil.' il Ciiyi
A writer says : For a stimulant
to every faculty give me a strong
enemv rather than a weak friendL"
The trouble is that a good many peo
ple in want of a stimulant to every
faculty put the stn n j enemy in their
mouth's.- Philntblnhm Feint.
I have often noti-ed that gal'aut
young nun walking with the.r sweet
hearts offer the left arm. wh le devoted)
marrel men with their wivis offer
the riht arm. Why is this? Fdith
The left arm is nearest the heart; the
right arm s ne ire.it th pocketbook.
' Philadelphia News.
" What do you think of the moun
tain gorges, Mr. SpicerV" wked Missi
Ladybird of h.r neighbor at the hotell
table. " Weil," said the other, thought
fully, as he looked about him, " I think
that o'd anaconda at the head of the
table hasgoigpd himse'f about up to
' his collar button." Boston Bulletin.
A leison in natural history:
"Mamma." said a Monson street
four-vear-old maiden, "do th- geese'
lav the gooseberries V" "Oh, no, my
child), they grow on the trees." " Weill
what are goose eggs anyhow -" " They
are the things, my dear, which the
baseball play rs make when they don t
' make anything.'-' ynwse Ibrald.
At a wood-cutting content in Mc
K(on county two women won tho first
prize for cross-cut sawing. It is safe
to wager that the esthetic education
of thee women has been fearfully
nedected. The probabilities are that
th;y don't know anytmng aoouo
;;iilftnff a akv-wue dog on Pmk can-
- o . f r.fn1 tTiintr nn
vas, or pamuug iug .0- ---plaques,
but thay umy be pretty yell
' '. i:,.i.nt nf kinkincr
up in tne accouipiusuuiGwu .. ." -o
a tramp off the front stoop. -Horns-town
TBE LAX OF THE OAIXANT COWBOT.
Oh, it was a galhnt oowboy
Who had traveled from afar v
On the southern exposure
Just to te a bold road-asat,
As in books road-agents are.
HeMasecond-h nd revolver,
And a six n-h a-k-knife, toe,
A nd he wore but or e suspender
A?d That with holes jabbed through.
And he bought a story paper
Ji st to tell him what to do.
Tnen te made a call of busine3
On a eading tenderfoot,
V21 observed, "My gentle pardner
I'll rel e e you of your loot;
So e'evate'your &.
. Or I U be obligsd to shoot.
! T-T,t a cm wiih ire malignant
'I ho ua:entle tndarf cot,
And mpaled the gallant oowbo7
f n ni patent boat-toe boot -is,-
nd he caneeanimuixuu ww -
UkG a wnirligig to scoot. -