1 was to wide peck ;
A ad to tar truth (f or ant tt aut),
It looked Uka the area collar. Joe.
Akoat or taaac rtt't aaek.
Har f t haasaih aar petttooaa
. IJfcsTtstm mtcn saoaa ta aad oat. -
- " As if thev faaradthw tights
... Bat Oh! aha daaeaa rack a war,
la halt so San a slant.
Har akaaka aa rara a wait war oa.
w - Wa essnr me hoc emails i laim. -,
"? . Wmi tbsmm aailiat 0 ;
-' Taistieaa-aet'icrt aaaa mlnalod share,
flnrh aa araaa a Katharine paar ,
, O Jmfe shaft asu the eva.
. Har Hps vara rat, aad oa waa thlm
J onset bo Mara apaa these, can
. Taea aa the eaa la Joly... .
' MASTERED BY PASSION.
!'.-.!...'V .' i j -L.
.'I admit that Ruth U auick4empered I
and that she often says things that shel
does not mean." v. I
It was Hannah Cleaves who spoke, and
she was defending her young and pretty I
cousin, wno dbu oeen nut quite tww roan-
the wite of Charles Gray. . . - I
"StilL" said usaa AdJama, Mother cous-1
in, "I most say that she is much to blame,
Her husband is one of the kindest and best
of men, and I know that she often -makes I
bun unhappy. She might -ao . ainerenuy i
if she would." . I
-I am not sure of thai," returned Han-1
nan. -ne is not to Diame ior tne oupwr i
tina which was bora in her. She cannot I
help her own nature. -No two of us are
exactly alike in all our feelings, and we
are all apt to act as we feel. It is unfor
tunate that some people are diseased: but
I cannot say that those are to blame who
bave inheritea tneir aisease iront tneir an.
- cestors. And so it is with ou r d isposition.
: "But." an 7 rested . Susan, "that person
who has inherited a disease which works
mischief not onlv to herself, but all
around her. la certainly to blame if she
' does not make any exertion to get ria of
. Ar." cried Hannah : "but there are dis
eases yoa cannot get rid of; and I say that
. - . i e i
cousin Kutn cannot oe.oiadiea iwiicr icv-i
inffs. because they ome in spite of her;
acd-when they have come she cannot hide
them" - ' -
Aunt Annie Dinsmore laid her knitting.
work1 aside, ana gravely snook ner neau.
Hannah." she said with deep so? "un
ity, "yoa may at some time be a mother;
and when that time comes, let me urge you
not to teach your children the doc trice
you have been upholding here"
Aunt Annie was such a good kind wo
- man. and she loved us all so well. did
; so much for our happinesj. that even Han
nah Cleaves was respectfully silent be
neath the gentle reproof. ;
- i :A little while ago," our aunt went on,
.-von were sneaking of willful people.
Now. I admire strong self-will when it L)
. bent in the right direction. The noblest
of God's children are those who have
5 strong wills. The Christian martyrs were
- extremely self-willed. Self-will is a bene-
flcent force when it is made to uphold
: Tina and goodness. So cultivate self-
. will aa much as yoa please, but make it
subservient to right, l I ear tne wouoie
. with Ruth GraT is that she has no self-
will. What yon call self-will in her is
only her perversenes and inconsistency.
. She exercises no will at all, but is the
i cieature of circumstance, suffering her
j. self to be swayed to and fro by every gust
. of passion that sweeps across her path-i.-.
The girls made no reply, and presently
;,Aunt Annie resumea :
"Yoa admit that Roth is quick-tem.
. pered, and that she often says things that
' she does not mean ; and too aay that she
can hot help her feelings, and conse-
quentlv, that she is not to blame for acting
. as those feelings dictate. My dear girls,
- this is all wrong. I suppose I am talking
. to girls of sense and. judgment, and not to
mere machines that have ao independence
at thought and action. We are all ot us
subject to failings, and she is the best
woman who best overcomes her failings.
Raal. virtue consist in conquering eviL
The true saint is he who has fought the
good fight, and won the victory. . The
whole sum and substance of all that is
. good, and true, and - virtuous in life may
be stated in one short, simple sentence
we can if. we wuic ; r
.. When Annt Annie laid, her knitting.
work upon the j table, and folded her
hands in her lap, we knew she had some
thing of interest to say to us, tor she was
not a woman who talked for the sake of
"I tell von, girls," she said, "we can if
we will! If we will do right, we can do
right. - She who practically aenies this
casta aside the very foundation of virtuous
c ha racier, ana erects ner struct are or me
upon a baa of sand. I am going to tell
-ran a atorv of mv own life. Yon call me
good; and I think I am good to yoa. At
all events, l try to ne an. ruitmy gooaness
ot temper came vo me through a migut
effort of will, aa yon shall see. When ,
was young I was more perverse than your
cousin Roth ever was. My temper was
quick and high ; I was subject to fits of
despondency that made all aronna me
miserable; and I excused myself upon the
plea that aacn was my nature i couia
not help it. When I became the wife ot
Jacob Dinsmore I was very happy, and I
thought myself very fortunate, for I knew
that! won for a husband one of the best
young men in the town. Your uncle
Jacob was then just what he is no1
kind, generous, loving, forbearing and
faithful to a fault. For the first six
months of our married life I did not allow
my bad temper to show . itself much ; but
at length my honeymoon waned, and my
old feelings began to manifest themselves.
I became, in short, just what I was before
1 was mameo. Tpie callea me sell-
willed; but I had no self-will. I did not
will to be cross and petulant. I was cross
and petulant because I had no will to be
otherwise. S metimes I had bad feelings,
and I had no will to ot. rcome them. The
slightest thing that crossed me found me
ao entirely devoid cf will that it swayed
me at -its pleasure. At the end of two
years there was more of misery than of
happiness in my home, ana l couia not
hide from myself the fact that I was the
cause of it all : and yet I tried to convince
myself that I was not to blame. When
my mother talked with me I declared that
I ooold not help it; and when my hus
band ventured to allude to the subject, I
flew into a passion, I could hot bear a
chiding from him. In fact, his very kind---nees
and goodness sometimes fretted me ;
and when he offered to point out to me my
errors, it seemea as tnougn ne were preach
big to me, and I would not listen.
- "Girls, I tell yoa truly when I tell yoa
that I believe no one was ever more firmly
fixed in the habit of ill-feeling than I was
at that time; and I did certainly believe
inn i ooua nn Kip it. ' - ..
"Some time before we were married.
(her had been- a volunteer artilleiy com
pany in oar town; ana as Jacoo was the
only commissioned officer living' in the
town itself, he took charge of the property
which belonged to the corps, thus retain,
ing control of the two handsome cannon.
One royal birthday the townspeople
raised money for- ca4ebrtis f the oc
casion, and. among Jrther things a- royal
salute was to be fired in the morning, at
noon, and at sundown, of which my- hus
band was to have charge.
"During the day I received an invita
tion to join some friends in a sail upon the
river; and as I could not very well go to
the landing alone, I asked Jacob to go
with me. He said it would Interfere witS
other duties and he could not go. I asked
him if he thought the firing of the salute
wss of more importance than the making
of happiness for his wifemd when he had
foiled me at that argument, I asked him
why he eoold not let some one else take
charge of the . cannon. He answered me
calmiy and candidly that he dared not
traat the gun in other hands. : He was the
only one who understood how to properly
handle It, and he felt obliged to attend to
it. He told me how many accidents had
happened through mistakes of inexperi
enced and careless persons, and he could
not feel right to neglect the duty he had
promised to perform.
"That was in the afternoon.. At six
o'clock it was time for me to start for the 1
:; -r; -
Har nanar was assalL. taa ring
Waal M ata oo wale they
landing Dbvc&if Tmea&t'' to "ito:"but"l
would not go unlc&s ray Husband went.
lie naa sent tor carriage to take me
down, but I would not use it. I shrank
awav in a nt or the suiks. ana eo remained
until it came time for Jacob; go away
witu tuc on. as ne -was putting on nts
hat, my temper Vurst forth into a wild
name, ana nis cairn answers oniy maaaen-
cd mc At leneth I nu&hed him bevond
the bonds of human endurance, and he
I turned upon me more sternly than he had
ever before done. He did not apeak an-
erilv. but he spoke aa an offended parent
might have spoken to an offending
child. This set my blood completely ante,
and I cannot tell you all, the wicked
thincs I .said
" 'Annie.' be saia to me. as be itooa near
the door. It might hare been better for
both of us if we had never met.
-I answered bun hour and passionately
trial I honed we miaht never meet strain.
I'lf you were dead, said 1, 'I should be
naDvner tnan 1 am now r-
- "iso, no, Annie,-yea ao not mean tnai,
he reolied to me.
I "And I cried out that I did mean it,
and I decleared that I hoped I might nev
Mk him era 1 n alive And he went
u I said those words. :
v )fy der girls, do you think such words
could ever have come from my lips? "Ah,
vnu do not know to what wild and wicked
results of language a course of unbridled
license will leau. II. wnen num uray is
-,TnT disnutinr with her husband, some
short hand writer could take down her
words Just as they fall from her lips, and
should afterward show them to her, she
would honestly declare that she never.
never sonke such thines. Ana so. wnen
manv mothers are fretfully disputing with
their children, could they hear themselves
sji others bear them, they wouia oe snocav
d hovnnd measure. When nassion be
comes our master, we ace blind as well as
insane, and the sin is not in what is then
said but rather in allowing the adversary
the first foothold, r , , v r?
Mv husband went away and left me
alone, and when he had gone, I sat down
and ned till 1 was urea, uy-ana-ny i
heard the report of the cannon, ana I
thought, suppose some accident should
happen to Jacob! Suppose he should be
killed I Suppose they shoulJ bring him
home dead t As these thoughts came to
me I remembered what a good, kina
hnsband ho had been, and I aUo remem
bered how cruel and unjust 1 bad been.
Again and again came the booming report
of cannon, and at each report the dread
frew stronger upon me. Oh, what would
have then given could I have recalled
the wicked words I - had spoken ! Hut
they had gone forth, and I must abide the
results. Heavier and heavier grew the
weiirht unon mv heart, until at length 1
thought I should go crazy if Jacob did
not soon return, ju y crime looram up
before me darkly and threatening ,,ana
it seemed to me that my has Dana's acatn
was to be my punishment. Kin, wnen
would the firing cease and when would
mv hnsband come home, that I might fall
upon bis neck and ask his pardon for all
the wickeaness l naa uonei
' "The firing ceased at length, but instead
of hope rtilln ess, the dread became heavier
and more heavy. I was hunting for my
bonnet, intending to go out and meet my
husband, when I heard heavy iect in the
garden. The cloud had settled down and
the thunder crash- had come. ' Men came
in and told me not to be frightened my
husband was hart, but they hoped not ser
iously. Perhaps they thought I was calm;
thev did n t know that my heart was froz
en and that the fount ot emotion was shut
no.- Then other men brought my husband
in upon, a wide board, and I saw that his
limbs were' limp and lifeless, that his face
waa like marble, and that there was blood
upon the board blood trickling down up
on the noor ! Ana l neara tnem talk ; tney
told me that he bad been run over by the
heavy gun-carriage that in coming down
the hill irom where the salute had been
fired, men and boys, in wild confusion
had seized the trail rope, and that my bus-
band, in attempting to prevent the rush
had been knockea aown ana run over.
"Two doctors came. -1 heard them talk
of a broken leg. of broken ribs, and of oth
er injuries, and during all this time I was
as one in a horrid dream, unable to move
or to speak, and almost suffocating. By-
and-bv I heard one of the doctors aay be
would live, and then I sank down life
When I came to myself it was n!ght,and
one of the neighbors sat at my bedside.
"I told them I ' wished Uraee my hns
band. but I was Informed that lie was
asleen and that T mnatiot disturb him
then. In the mornlnar'l went up to him
and be put np his well arm and drew me
down upon the pillow and kissed me. And
he told me not to worry myself; be was
badly hurt, but' if I would nurse him and
love him he would get welL -
"Love him I Oh, my souL how strongly
I felt then how strong hfmy love, and in
my determination to be a true and faithful
Aunt Annie took off her spectacles and
wiped her eyeand presently she adaea
"Girls, that was forty years ago. and
from that day to this I have not spoken
one cross word -to my husband. My
nature is not changed at all; but I have
gained control or my win ana pent it in
Hi viirht direction, and when on re I
v. O .
found how much pure joy there was in
doing right, it came very easy to ao it."
"Ah I here conies your ancle Jacob,
now. See how good he looks. Yoa can
see hia gray hair and note the wrinkles
upon his brow; but to me be is as young
as ever, and I know that our love was
never mora fresh and fervent than it is
Just then Uncle Jacob came in; and
when, an hour later, we saw him and
Aunt Annie in the garden together pick
ing flowers like two young lovers, we
were forced to the conclusion that they
were really and truly a happy couple;
and Hannah Cleaves had no more dis
position to defend cousin Ruth againBt
the charge or folly ana wickeaness in
allowing her own ill-temper to make her-
seir ana her nusnana miseraoie.
Baa tins: far a ttoTerasaeat
It will be remembered by a few ot our
citizens at least, that during the eclipse la
1809 the United Slates Government sent
an engineer from the department ' at
Washington to this citv, to get the lati
tude and longitude of this place and es
tablish a meridian for the purpose of
taking observations of the eclipse. The
engineer proceeded here as directed and
encamped in the rear of the new State
House, and was occupied nearly two
weeks in finding the desired points,
which, after obtaining, he marked with
large stones, with copper bolts therein, for
a center. .Nothing bad been thought
of them until recently, and daring
the building of the State House, the stores
were buried by rubbish, etc While the
grounds were being graded, a couple of
weeks since. Messrs. Knos and Clark, with
proper instruments, commenced search tor
them. One .stone giving the longituae
andJatitude and situated on the meridian
line, was found by them forty feet west of
the center or tne west siae oi tne owe
House. The other stone, which -has not
been found, is thought to be about twenty
feet south of Monroe street, on the same
meridian line, and it Is necessary that it
should be found, as it is impossible to es
tablish the meridian line without it nnless
another observation is taken. Search for
the missing stone will be commenced.
and it has been suggested that the State
should preserve what the Government es
tablished at its own expense, which could
not have been less than $2,000. Spring
field IIUl, Register.
The boy stood on the back-yard fence,
whence all but him had fled, the flames
that lit his father's barn shone just above
the shed. One bunch of crackers in his
hand, two others in his hat, with piteous
accents loud he cried, "I never' thought of
that I" A bunch of crackers to the tail of
one small dog he'd tied ; the dog in anguish
songht the barn and mia the ruins aiea.
The sparks flew wide and red and hot,
they lit -upon the brat; they fired the
ci ackers in his hand and eke those in his
hat Than came a burst of rattling sound
the boy! Where was he gone? Ask ol
tne winds that rar aronna sirewea dhs oi
meat and bene, and scraps of clothes and
balls and tops and nails and hooks and
arn, the relics or the dreaarui boy tnat
urned his father's barn. Springfield
Union. ' 1
Mlesiera tat Wsrase.- --MoTrld bd acceptable,1 tafctayat Hie -gmte
Looking with a mother's interest upon I
the habits of young people and their re I
latinna together, in this tlav: ana looking I
alio upon the personal experience. 01 more i
than tmy years, x a
vinced that' idleness
much (if not more)
mntnu evil that la ill
and national virtue so ranidlv and ter-
nbly, as any other influence. The girls
oi this generation are idle, even where
families are in but moderate circum
stances, and suttering must come in some
where from exDenses eniaueu uy necee-
sarv work that is not done by the daught
ers. Housework is considered degrading
ven the light offices for her own room.
which every true woman ougni to ieei
unwilling should be done by any banas
but her own, and by which every young
girl should make that place a sanctuary,
where her dignity and purity are to be
recognized and guarded by each appoint-
ment and arrangement within it; ana
sewing is handed over to the machine
workers as Something quite out of the
nneation to be done.
It no more- should be said respecting
these points, it is pitiful to consul -r how
thev are missing their own happiness in
this state of things. No girl is fitted for
her future duties and responsibilities as
wife and mother who can not do these
things and do them thoroughly Woll;
and her future is not provided fur unless
her n resent is a steady and organized
foundation for it, and that can not be
unless the mothers train the daughters
from babyhood for the work that is sure
to come to their womanhood. When this
is done the happiness comes in. Mothers
and daughters have a life together; a bond
nf emnlovnient and interest that is in
constant operation. Over their house-
bold matters, and especially over tne
work of thei needles, they have a com-
nuilnnthro that grows with their lives.
and brings them into a close intimacy, of
and brings them into a close intimacy, oi
Which, aiaa, tne motners anu utupuirm u.
thin dav know very little.
uay auow t:rT j
really strangers to each other. The steady
training -which the character -of the
mother ougni to oe to tne uauguvcr ui
known, because they have no work to-
gethcr. The needle is a part ot a woman s
dower. I will not dwell upon "the benenis
i to do with the deep- mind. . As a climax to this string or for. t , ' r 'XT' " ;ZJCrr
Ldermining our social geUulness. on last Sunday, it is Said, the wrTfA?5n?,AA18?.wJe I,.?!
al the sewine-machine." Ood means that y ork haU speni night Rt his house, re
women should use their needles, and there I .nrned after seven years. When he came
la not the slightest need or injury irom its
use, excepting in cases which correspond
with anv other necessity for overwork. It
is a great subject, ana not easily opencu
up inasbrtet space as is allowable here ;
a a T ! naM aa n T luil i noa aaa I Jrki fhn fl 1
. a .. a I
his appointments for us that if the girls
out a uciicTo no x ui.v.? ... -- i
or this generation wouia tamw- up a, muj
uuiyoi wr,uu , A" I
aittAn nr ihnip tiionna i tin wnnu wtiuiu ue i
happier for it. Mothers would have their
efwiot and their affections, as thev sorely
mioa it im- fathers would have many a
dark hour ol discouragement over heavy
bills lightened : brothers would have a
enmnaninnahin nf whose charm, as well
as benefit, very lew nave any anowieuge
wiw . anrl vnnnir men in oilier relations
.nU have a view nf womanhood thatais
.im,t entiralw Inst in the fcresent day.
Wnmen am nnm mom brilliant or fas-1
oinotino fnnd thev have a Ood-eiven right
to be brilliant and fascinating) than when
their hands are occupied. Awkwardness
and embarrassment disappear, and per
fectly at her ease a charming woman
becomes mistress of the position, and,
happy herself, makes all around her
hanDv f A - Mother in the New . York
Tribune. i r. -t ."i .
A Hkafklag Fellow.
Geoge Bell, oT Portland, Oregon, now
visiting friends in this city, possesses the
remarkable peculiarity of being ablo to
deliver a shock as perceptible and distinct
as that from a galvanic battery. On the
evening of the Fourth he attended the
ball given by the Master Mariners' Asso
ciation at 3'nai B'rilh Hall, and there
created considerable amusement for thosd
who knew, the secret of his powers by the
war in which he treated the ladies whom
be was introduced and with whom he min
gled in the dance. A Chronicle reporter
called upon him at the residence of his
brother-in-law. W. F. Peck, on Mission
street last evening, to request an explan v
tiori of the phenomenon. . .
"You can call it a phenomenon or any
thing else," said Mr. Bell, "but 1 can glye
no explanation of it. I simply possess the
power of giving these shocks, and that's
about aH there la about it. - I dont care
about any senseless publicity on the sub.
ject, though you can mention it if you
want to. i I will tell yoa how it .works.
There is . a good deal of ..electricity in - my
system, and when I catch a person by eaaii
hand it seems to pass from me to them.
"You've seen people take hold of the han
dle of a battery : well, my hands are just
like those handles. Give me your hands
and I will show you."
- Mr. Bell took the hands of the reporter
in his and pressed them tight ly. A shock
of electricity, in no way differing from
that given by a galvanic battery, was re -
"You see." said the living battery, "when
T draw in mv breath the electric current
seems to acquire great power." The re
porter felt the truth of the remark as the
sharp, priakly sensation increased, as if a
few hundred invisible needles were being
shot through his arms.
"There, you have the whole thing, des
cription and experience, as much as I can
give," said be, as be aroppea tne nanus oi strikes me that all the titles in Italy would
the reporter. not compensate for the loss of self-respect
"I understood yoa pick up needles, Mr. on tne port or the American girl who de
Bell, with your fingers as with a magnet," liberately sinks her own nobility the
said the searcher for facts. ' I mnlc nf Rti intiliirnt. hicrh.minfipsi wvutifttn
"Oh.JlO. I never could do that These
nn 1 AVAAVatAt nnll trnnw
siurico i iimjo 5ncc , ' j v.. " 1
reolied he. as he lit his cigarette, and
blew the white smoke out through the
"I presume it furnishes yourself and
friends abundant amusement when you
desire it," suggested the reporter.
"Well, ves: I can have some fun now
and then. 'I give the shock, you know,
when no one expects it, and often I fright
en the ladies when I place one hand upon
a shoulder and grasp their hand with the
other. They take it in good part nearly
always, though 1 -now and then get into a
always, thougb 1 -now ana men get into a
IiUle trouble witn mose cross-grainea
specimens of humanity who never can
take a ioke "
"How do ladies treat you electrical pow
ers t Are they more frightened than the
"Of course. : Did you ever know a lady
who wouldn't scream louder than a man
could when she saw a child fall down
stairs f Those who don't know me at all
sometimes get frightened; but the ones
who do usually say, 'Oh, how you shock
me.. Mr. Bell.' .and laugh. I shock the
ladies often, but I can't help it, you know.''
At this point Mr. Boll announced that
he had an engagement to fill, and the re
porter withdrew. San Francisco Chroni
, Am Abaemt Mieto Parsoa.
A fashionable church out on West Wal
nut street has a rector who has been placed
in embarrassing positions simply because
of his absent-mindedness. It wss only a
week ago when he was to have married a
couple at 5 o'clock hi the afternoon. The
bride and bridegroom appeared, followed
by the retinue of ushers. Everything was
in readiness except the gentleman who
was to perform the ceremony. A messen
ger was dispatched to his residence, but
the rector had gone out of town. After a
wait ot over an hour a Presbyterian clergy
man in the audience volunteered, entered
the chancery and married the couple.
On another occasion the rector was en
gaged to perform at St. George's Hotel the
marriage of the daughter of a well-known
naval officer. At the appointed hour he
failed to appear. Calling at his house the
ushers found him in the dining-room
munching toast and sipping tea. lie was
hustled into a carriage and driven rapidly
to the hotel, where the parties were in
"Oh. dear. I've forgotten something." ex
claimed the pastor, when he reached the
What is it r asked the gentleman in
whose charge he was.
"Why. my surplice; wonaer h iney ii
allow me to marry them without itt" he
inquired in an agitated manner.
,.ti m i : l ,v I-
"WU, yea, cer.aiuiy, rcpiicu im gcutio-
maau And that weuuing went on an nour
On another occasion a well-known gen
tleman up town decided on giving a party
in his honor, and wrote early, desir
ing to know whether the appointed date
time for an early answer. Time sped on,
and no reply.- On the morning of the day
tne social gaincrinc was to taae pinco tne
acceptance came.- ilo guest bssciuuicu,
rector gave out the Psalter for the seventh
day, and for the afternoon service gave out
the Psalter for the sixth
. day, morning.
Heaasry aa aa Aajaset ' to . Hetei-
. . sa-eeplaat. r
"To keep a good, hotel, a man needs to
have a hrst-class memory said a popular
Boniface to me the other day. He was
rfcht: nothing serves a hotel man, particu
larv a rooming clerk, as well as a memory
uTnero g a good deal of human nature in
mankind," and the average- man is never
a jgpieased to find that be has so impressed
his -ersonality anon- people whom he
meets that they remember him, even alter
a long separation , Trading upon, this lite
tie weakness of poor humanity, it is the
first duty or a hotel clerk to remember, or
Kb W Jll.-iCUU W ItlUHUIKl, M I
patrons of the house to which he is attach-1
ed. 'louo so is. not so.aimcuu as most
people would suppose- Speaking on the
subject's few days ago, a popular proprie
tor OI a tashionaoie up-towv. tsiaDiisnment
revealed to me one or two of the tricks of
the trade. From him 1 learned that hotel i
clerks hardly ever burden their memory
uu uomto. k J wn.mii" - i
ana the CHICS to wuont tnese icra ucit'ug,
so, when a - traveler comes to the office,
they are ready with a smile of recognition,
a hearty "Mow ao you ao t ana tne aierw
tvocd' aucston: "How did You leave all
the people in f Chicago, New Or
leans, or whatever place the incoming
guest" hails from. By this time tne trav-
efer. fondly believing that he is particular-
, remembered, and, flattered by the be-
liefi registered his name, and, of course,
during the rest oi tne interview tne cut
h t uble Willard. the clerk of the
oJ(l c5ty Hotel, was, from all accounts.
blessed with the most remarkable memory
eiVen to a man of hia calling. It is
-pigied 0r tint that upon one occasion
-.ntipman who. in passing through New
to the hotel COunter, Willard, ' with the
uUnost coolness, said : "Alv Mr. ,
h.w do you dot Glad to see vou,sir By
a"" w j -wa w . J r I
lUe whe you gt0pped with us seven
year8 ago you left half a decanter of Mv
. . . tt ia .-a. 1
ueirft benino vou. enau j. sena to your i
room r New York Times.
TVa Prioa af aa Itallaa CoaaL
I Ia it strange that the titled poor should
make the acquisition of money the ob-
iect and aim of life? With Italian pride.
a count holds his title worth so much per
year. A tnousana aouars per year lacer-
I tainlv a small, income, or would be in
i America, nut um.- muic h1111."1
than fortunes in Italy, so a count will
gladly marry if his wife can give him that
income. An Italian army , officer is not
permitted to marry unless he has an in
come of 8.000 francs (tAOO) a year. His
I pay is so small that he can barely liye up-
on it himself, but he is not allowed to put
himself in a position to incur expenses
that he cannot meet, therefore he must not
marry without the assured means of main
tain ing his family. Is it strange that
American fortunes are ao eagerly sought
i T . I : . : . i .
J-Wh dn von think is the belle of
Florence now V . was asked a few days
ago. . :. fj :.
i saia i aia not know.
Miss , of Philadelphia, who will
have a fortune of $30,000 a year. She is
with her mother, a wealthy widow, and
all the poor princes in Europe are at their
feet.. The husband and father made this
money, so coveted by these princes, as a
canal-contractor. The widow and daugh
ter nave, "come to Europe t spena it."
The Venetian princes are even poorer
than the rlorentino, and, unfortunately ior
them, the American colony here is very
limited and not very wealthy. Indeed,
with but one exception, the American for-
tunes are too smaii to go out oi tne lamny.
This one will, without doubt, buy a title,
as it is quite Understood that neither
mother nor daughter is adverse to such an
alliance. - .
One could entertain some respect lor a
poor Italian count if he were only "a man
for a that."- But he Is hot "His poverty-
stricken pride looks down upon the honest
labor pf hand or brain as beneath uia tttica
notice. His impecunious indolence scorns
any exertion that tends toward the . inde
pendence of self Bupport f How can one
1 respect the poverty or a young man who
rises at 11 in the morning, takes his coffee
before rising, makes hia toilet, saunters
out to the piazza, spends an hour over an
other cup of coffee at a little table in the
arcade, where he gossips with two or threo
other young nobles, and comments on
1 every young lady who passes with a free
dom oi language not known to ears polite.
As he spends the last hoar of the morning,
so he generally speuds the afternoon, . and
the evening is only varied by the promen
ade. Elevated nobility. ' ia it not? .But
such is the daily occupation of the poor
Italian noble prince or count as be calls
himself. What a high minded creature
for a woman to look up to, to respect, love,
andl to support with her fortune I It
I n lh WtO nf anrh effete viatnrruv .aw
I rii ; . tt!
i inrtsuau union,
. Careful writers on the subject have
noticed the general immunity from dis
ease foud in flocks of American sheep,
and this is a matter of much importance,
giving to the United States special ad
vantages as a sheep-breeding and mutton
producing country. Many of the diseases
of sheep which are described as compara
tively common in Europe arc .-tin known in
the United States ; and this remark ap-
piie8 particularly to those which have
European writers are wholly unknown
here, and others seldom met with, or if
met with occur in localities where they
are not recognized. We have some foot
rot and scab it is true, with more or less
colds, catarrh and grub in the head, but
in general our flocks are very healthy.
Indeed, the late Hon.H. 8. Randall, one of
our best informed writers on this subject,
expressed an opinion some years sgo that
all the diseases of sheep in this! country
with which he was acquainted and he
had sent circulars for Information upon
this subject to all parts of the United
States did not cut off 2 per cent annually
of well-fed and really-managed grown
sheep. . One of our greatest drawbacks in
sheep husbandry is the presence or so
many useless, vicious dogs; and their rav
ages are so. alarming in many States as to
raise a practical prohibition against sheep
h-Mninir In . Iha vlftnirw f t,wma - an.!
villages, where dogs abound, sheep are
scarce ; and but for this all New England
might be one vast shecpfold. '.
t : ' . i e aa J
Get lato the Wrtac Buster.
General Daniel Macauley dsove up ,in
front of the Post Office the other day. ' and
hurriedly jumping to the pavement, ran
up the steps and disappeared in the build
ing. Mrs. Macauley, who had been left
in charge of the carriage, drove the horse
around to the drinking fountain on Mar
ket street, and another lady piloted her
equipage to the spot just vacated. -. A mo
ment later the General emerged, from .the
doors facing Pennsylvania street, with a
frown on his face and his mail in both
hands. Without stopping to look, he
sprang into what he supposed to be his
carriage, and, throwing a letter down into
the iap of the lady at his side, exclaimed,
as he fumbled about for the lines: "Here,
wife, is another ot those blankety-blankea
lottery circulars." A faint scream in his
ear and a cry from the fountain ot "Oh,
Dan !" aroused him to an understanding
of the case, and as our informant moved
on, the General was extricating himself
from the embarrassing situation with ex
traordinary grace and not a little precipi
tation. Indianapolis Journal. .
The girl who sits on the steps with him
evenings, may be said to front stoop to
conquer. Albany Journal,
in women nss as his absence. The matter had slipped his Ef. . lTr "inl.F:
Extraordinary Fawers mT a
'. Test li ear. "'
There is in this city One of the
age. His Intellect is perfectly
and almost goes beyond belief. I The first
that hit. friends noticed of . his precocity
was about a year ago, when they accident
i , j- . . . , . i f ,
any uiscoverea mat ne was almost miai-
Iible on any date he - had ever seen or
heard. . He was out West with his parents
at the time, and he was walking in com.
pany with some relatives in a cemetery,
they observed that he- would look at a
tombstone, read the death recorded, and
the exact age of the person buried there,
and then glance up and tell what day of
the week the dead person ' was ' born on,
This happened on several - occasions, and
but little attention was paid to it. Final
ly, however, one of his relatives took peins
to look into an old i-lmanac covering
some of the dates that he haxLmentioned,
aud found that the day of the week had
been given correctly in every instance,
This caused them' to ask him questions.
it waa discovered that he could
.1 ... ,r, ;nr.iAni.- Aii .i... .1 Ar .1- 1
KU, IU MU UMb. I1V1U III AUTV, iU
in every case Charley (that is his given
name) gave the day ot the
ponding to that date, and gave-
tug juugesi time uccupicu
case was eight seconds, and
was three seconds, the ' average - being
about five seconds, it should be remem
bered that while he answered, there was
no book or any article near him from
which he could get any aid. - -
,u ue has once heara the dale ot birth.
irifirriacpn nr ilftitl nf anv rf hia f i-ion:li It a
remembers it and. of course, from what
nM been said above, knows on what day
cf the week the date fell. If one calls his
attention to any person and informs him
that the Individual was bora on a certain
day of the week and month, he will ou
seeing that person months afterwards.
speak up and say that mau's birthday falls
on a certain day, whit-h is the date he was
casually told so long before. Not a great
whi'e ago he walked up to one of bis re
latives and informed him that it was So
and-so's birthday, tl.e date of the person's
birth having been told him long ago. For
curiosity, the relative took Charlie by the
LUI IUDUT. lilt; X 1 trXVIV VIID1 tiv aw atv I
hftn(j walked to place of business of
the friend mentioned. "Charlie "remark-
ed the relative to Uie friend, "sava this is
your birthday; is -it?" ."Well I didn't
IUt doit I
think or it oetorc," repnea tneiriena,--oiit
he is right ; this is my birthday ' '-' ;-; -
He never forgets a date that he has once
fixed in his memory, and is almost invari
able as a statistician. He remembers
when every President of the United Btatos
was born, when inaugurated as President,
and how Ion he served, and . when be
died. Any of these dahjs he gives with
scarcely a second thought, as well as
hundreds of others of a like nature. Once
in a while he makes a momentary mistake
but corrects almost instantly, never pro
ceeding till he is absolutely certain of
what he has already said. ' '
- A still more remarkable fact is that be
recollects everything . that he. docs., re.
members on what day he did it, where he
was ' at the lime, ana "what were the cir
cumstances that led him to do it. . For in.
stance, be will tell you where ,he was on
any day within the past fyo years,' and
"".at he wasdomg. Further he-remembers
and can tell everything that his 'friends
have done, providing he has seen them do
it, and tell on what date and on what .day
of the week they did it.' -
' In matnematica it -would be -difficult to
find a boy of nearly twice his age that can
equal him. . He computes . the most diffi
cult fractions in his head, and will add,
subtract, multiply or divide them-without
difficulty.. Thia da all the more wonder
ful, considering that he. ,nas never been
taught anything except how to read. One
.; T 7. time he urn. inform
that the double of twd was four. He was
informed that the process of getting that
residt was called, multiplication, and that
it wa8 .iyen n arithmetic . He
i immediately got an arithmetic in his
nana8, found the multiplication table, and
had all nf it hw heart at the hreakfaxt tAhle
the next maminr.
I The moat remiurkable teat to which hia
memory has yet been put is the Bible. He
repeats the name of every book in the Old
and New Testament, ia regular order, be
ginning with .Genesis ; tells how many
chapters each book contains and how
many verses in each chapter in several of
the books i and on any portion ot the Bible
he has read and he has read nearly if not
quite all will -tell the substance of any
particular verso in any chapter of any par
ticular book. ' - He tells at once where any
particular event, is described in the Bible,
also where the name of any character men
tioned in the Scriptures can .be .found.
He not only knows the Bible thoroughly.
but can tell without hesitation on - what
page any any particular hymn in Watts'
or Moody and Sankey's hymn-books can
' Not long ago he greatly Amused some of
nu menus by correcting an almanac. ' A
lady wished to try him oa the days of the
week on which certain dates, many years
ago fell, she gave him a date ' and asked
I him on what day it fell. He promptly
informed her. . , She looked at the almanac
for that year, month and, day. Alas for
Charley! thought she, as his answer did
not agree with the almanac. Charley
wonldn't give it up, however, but declared
that he knew the almanac . was wrong.
"Haven't you another almanac of that
year?" enquired one of Charlie's confiden
tial friends. "I . have," replied the lady
and produced it. On comparing the two
almanacs it was discovered that the first
was wrong, and that Charley was right, a
mistake haying been made by the party
wno compuea tne a manac
ma naDita are Decuuar. ne never ruava
witu utuer uuya, uut is cuuiiuuttiiy uusy
in reading. ' Oftentimes' he takes an una
bridged dictionary and studies it horir after
hour, never seeming to consider it any
thing out a pleasure to ao it, 'in lact, he
takes no comfort nn.esa busvlng his brain
about something. If there Is anything he
does not understand he keeps at it till he
does understand it ; then it is next to im
possible for him to forget it. One would
naturally suppostrtliat a child with such
unusual powers would gradually fail and
fade away,, but, singularly enough, he is
constantly growing stronger and more
Very many will think, perhaps, that his
ability in giving the day of the week, etc.,
on which a date falls, is an act of memory
merely, ana that he has learned what aay
of the week each date tor -several Tears
past has fallen on. This is not so, howev
er- He does it by some matbametical
process, as he readily answers about dates
the days of the week ot which he has nev
er seen. What this process is he himself
can not explain.
Scarcely any of the aliove will seem
credible, but we assure the rcadei of the
Commercial that it is true in every partic
ular, as scores of these acquainted with
the circumstances can testify. The lad
is, we repeat, one of the most wonderful
la the wor'd. and his career will be watch
od with interest- Bangor (Me.) Commer
' ...... ... cnt Cans p.
Intelligence has been received at the
department of public works that far up in
Central Park, in the rocky glade between
the big mountiain and the forest, is a
large settlement of disreputable cats, who
have migrated from various parts of the
city and formeu a monstrous cat camp.
At midnight they meet in solemn conclave,
where dark deeds are planned, and forage
in g expeditions organized The informa
tion produced the wildest excitement in
the park department, and measures have
been taken to exterminate ' the cats.
Quails and patridges have been in the
park this year in unusual numbers, but the
bands of feline maurauders bave marched
forth in the moonlight, headed by a sleek
black Thomas, and great has been the de
struction ot young birds. Not only have
the young birds been killed and eaten,
but many a contented mother rabbit has
seen her little ones snatched away before
her very eyes. Reports come from . the
well-known quarters of the city where cat
meetings are nightly held, that of late
there has been a considerable decrease in
the number of cats in those neighbor
The camp In Centra) Park, on the other
I ikc. xi is intellect is periecuy wonumui,
bics whom discontent and bootjacks have
driven into exile, and to all these wander
ers a Jiearty welcome is-extended.' Regi
ments- ot cats are reported to be on : the
march from every point of the compass,
and each battalion is headed towards the
cat camp.' Every night the bandit 'cats
roam through the park in search .of prey.
ana their path is strewn witu hiooa. ana
bones and feathers of the slain The park
department has declared war upon the
cats. .' A captain has been appointed, ana
with a selected band i of park . policemen,
whose slumbers in the park bave been in.
terrupted by the loud discussions carried
on at the cat camp, he""wiir attack with
ahot-inina and -rlnhfl'-A narticulariv
bloody battle may be expected, but the
ultimate success of the park department
pan confident v he nrndieted tor .should I
the park officers be worsted they will be
reinforced ' by-Captain : Williams' and 8
picked men Irom the broadway squad.
The park commissioners have raised a
new war cry, and it is: "The cats must
go." New York Evening Post, v
li aaaaaalli al Hialff
; fachard Grant White writes:'
To have.' There- is a very common use
nf tn h&ve.with A definite nartirinle. which
altogether illogica!.. Examples are found
charming "Princess of Thnle :
"He would have iikea to have shown on
ance to her. (Page 282).
-Now It is very plain 'that what Mozen-
burg would have liked, at a certain time,
was to show off at that time the, charming.
Sheilau to his friends who were present at
tltat time, i He could not have liked at
that time to have shown her off. It might
be properly said of bim at an after-time
to have shown her off then would have
given him pleasure in the recollection.
The first part of the assertion in such sen
tences is logically incongruous with. the.
second. So, Bhilah's friend would have
been glad to be of assistance to her. . i i
This error is very common, even among
good writers, and is not at all' new. The
absurdity1- Of the construction is made
more apparent than it is in the examples
from the "Princess of Thule," by the fol
lowing from Mr. Matlock's 'New Repub
lic: . i - : -i - -a
"Leslie was going to -have spoken.
. . w "
(Book I., Chapter 4.)
""Mr. Lake was going to
vt i tit i a. a v
ttxjoa ni cuauier .i ,
Leslie, waa going to speak: Mr. , Luke
was gomg to answer. The misconstruc
tion) here becomes ridiculous by the im
mediate juxtaposition of a present,, or in
definite, participle, (going,) asserting im
mediate future action,' with a" verbal
phrase implying complete action (to have
spoken! -.The logical , construction, bow-
ever, is exactly the same as if, .in .Mr.
uiack s pnrase, jur. jnaiioca nau written.
iffliiR Willi ill n hyp npmin m 11 nvi: I
spoken."; "Mr Luke -would have begun
to have answered."
As to the length of time that this mis
construction has obtained -even among
writers of repute, I think -'that I remem
ber it in Bishop Latimer.s sermons preach
ed and printed more than 309 years ago,
but 1 1 find readily at hand only three
examples, ' irom 'Uiarenaen riivw)f. ana
from sir William waller (ltttU).. .. ,
"This might very well have disposed his
Malesty to nave hastened his march to Ox-
lord."; (-History or the Keoeiiion,"' dook
V 111., paire edition lout. .. .;(!
"We were both very unwilling to have
gone in regard of that concourse of people
at Westminister." isirw. wallers vin
dication " page 1U3.1., . .;.,:- t ;i -v
This muddle ol thought and consequent
misconstruction must not ne coniounaea
with' a use of the same' form in a present
reference to a past time. Thus in ? A
Princess of Thule" we have this sentence.:
( "I should like to have seen' the old. wo
man before she died." (Page 418.) JI
.Here the speaker expressed s present
wish, indeed ; but . .that wish. may reason
ably be either lor something unatiained in
the pat; and it is the latter. There is no
logical inconsistency between the two partB
ot the assertion, it the assertion Jiaa been
with reference to time past,tha sentence
should properly have been:" '"I should
have liked to see the old woman before
she died. But there is no time of which
the assertion, "1 should haveliked to have
seen the ola woman, etc., is consistent with
reason: ' " '
This is one 'illustration of the rationale
of the construction of the English sentence.
Some people may call- it gran-mar, and so
they may call it Freemasonry, and with as
much reason. iN. x. limes. '
- e i a-j 'I
. If at en aj Affection For Pasa.i.iu
' 8. S. Grablc, of this city, has a female
canine who is the mother of twelve pups.
These pups were in his barn last night
during the heavy rain, shortly alter l
o'clock Mr. Grable was aroused from his
sleep by a - scratching at the- back.' doorx
Upon getting up he found the old dog with
a pnp in her mouth trying to get in. After
taking tnem in ne went to tne staoie ana
found about six inches of rain water over
the pups' nest and one of them drowned.
The others naa been aepositea uy tne
mother upon' dry places one had been
laid upon a box, two upon a keg and still
another upon a pile of brick that was
above the water. Had they not thus been
disposed of, all would have been drowned,
being .too - young and helpless to - save
themselves. Thia is another illustration
of something more than brute instinct.
Yankton (Dakota) Press.
Between 1860 and 1870 par. farmers in-
creased 18 per cent on the number of I860.
In that decade artificial flower makers in
creased 100 per cent; billiard and bowling
saloon keepers increased- 400 per cent;
showmen increased 400 per cent.' Manu
tacturinr establishments increased .in this
i aumo mix-hh mi r mint -rhA wrirnr.
The man who gets into a side door of a
saloon on Sunday in a town where the law
says , that all doors must be kept closed
feels' more exultation than the chap who
beats a railroad conductor by riding on
the tracks. Detroit Free rress.
A Woaalerfal Discovery,
Dr. ' Dougherty a physician in' Holly
Springs, Miss., during the epidemic last
fall, got hold of a few . boxes of Therma
line; and he gave them to .several persons
I I 3 -,lVll 1 I 1 1. 1 1
suuuhu Valium anu tie says . "tiiey acrea
iiae a cnarm." i inc lnaepcnaenu
J - aftMW.iaa
MONEY AND ! COMMERCE
How York hUaevr aad Stock Market.
New York, July 81. ,
. Money easy at 214(3$ per cent. Prime
mercantile paper 3ijt 4 per cent. Sterl ing
dull and weak ; long, 4 82? ; short, 4 84,
Governments strong. There was great
buoyancy in railroad bonds with brisk de
mand and largest lisc, S4 per cent, in C
C & I. C. firsts. The next largest advance
was 2 per cent in Wabash C. C & I. C.
firsts, irust company certificates were
next largest and advanced l per cent.
Great Western ' seconds and ' Wabash con
vertible ex-coupons lj per cent each. Erie
seconds, new consolidated Missouri, Kan
sas and Texas consolidated 1 per eenl
each. State gccarities dull, i Stock mar
ket was rather active and buoyant the
greater portion of the day, in early deal
ings prices advanced per cent. In
the general list' northwestern common
was leading the upward movement. Dur
ing the afternoon there was a reaction of
$to 1 per cent., coal stocks showing most
weakness.: Among the trunk line shares
Lake Shore was the great feature, being
largely dealt in at the highest prices of
the year.- Burlington, Cedar Rapids and
Northern rose from 45lf to 60)4 1 but re
acted to 4854. ......
GOVKRKnfKHT HauuiUTUta. OoUTVoaa'ni
;81.1043!: new 5'a. 104; new 4Ub. 106
new 4's, 102 ; -urrency 6 a, 122.
Express SHARES-Adams 103 Vf : Ameri
can 46); United States 46. i
JI1I9CKLLA.NKOU8 nestcrn Union, W)14:
New York Central. 119: Erie. 282
do preferred 62 ; Michigan ' Central 83 ;
Union Pacific 70; Lake Shore 80;
Cleveland & Pittsburg 99; North weet-
o v ; 1 1 . w . : A it t n or-., i ui i ifiiii . h w um,u if bivu.
wrea. tuiico- I - ---r -- - - , ri0.i . molro !t 7K KnlB- Meats
t?iTLt'..JmU fair demand at 3 16, ' 4 10, 4 U4S7
SoSS rejoiced toTaV peenf the best assist- demand at 30,480,4
uoiumDus, azuirnock, isianu ,o9;
St-'Paul Mttlo preferred 98 Wabash 37 ;
unio & Mississippi, 4o?si rrort wayne.i
State Bonds. Tennessee 6s, old, 35 ;
new Virginia 6s. old. 28: new
29 Missouri 6s I 05. -
Chicago. July- JH.-Fluur steady and un
changed. Wheat unsettled, , lower and
weak, nor spring a(ayj4c cash, ofcc
August ; No 2 spring 89c cash, 83Jc bid
88c asked A u tmHt 881(3:88 lc SeDtcm-
ber. sales 87?sa89Jc beptember; No 3
Chicago spring 78c ; rejected1 65c. Corn
unsettled bufrenerallv lower at 34 i&M$i
sc4.c cash, 35c - bid beptember. uats
lower at 25c cash. 23Mc August. , Kye and
JJanev sieHavana uncuangea. rora. ueavy
ana active but weak ana lowers lx$i cash,
0M August. 8 158 17 ; September,
.8 20(28 25 October Lard in fair demand.
lower rates, heavy 5 5744 cash. 5 SH&o olht
August, ,p B3$ September, 07tt3 u
October. Bulk meats dulL weak and lower.
at 3 404 a04 60. ' Whiskey steady and
unchanged al 1 04.
' Clncinneti,July 31 Flour, dull. Wheat,
auiet and firm: No. 2 falL 90.
demand ; 8 50 bid, 8 75 asked.
quiet and unchanged. Linseed Oil,' steady
at 6o. Hogs, active and tirm tor light;
heavy, st eaky : common, 2 753 30: light.
3 70ft3o; packing, a 3U, a auwaaa: puicii-
ers, 3 65360; receipts, 1.171; shipments,!
0.,i i. - -.' -
' Toledo. July 81. Wheat steady; No.
l White Michigan new l U2.
Amber, Michigan spot -1 01 ; ' September
l wii. jno. z reel winter spot l oo; new
1 01 M : August and Beptember l ou : jno.
3 -red 90; western amber 1 1 04 ; No. 21
amber Illinois 1 02. Corn quiet;-high
mixed 38M; No. 2 August and September
37 ; -no- white 4J5; rejected si ; .an-
sas, August Oats steady;
new 2o?4j jno. a white new J57..
Dry Gooda Market.
New. York, July 31. Dry goods busi
ness continues irregular but rather more
active in some departments. Cotton goods
ii-v. j t. i . . - . r . r
in Mgub uumanu.-t .xura priuui in iair - re
quest, .package buyers.... Merrimack and
Richmond fancy 'prints opened at ' 7.
Graghams ia better demand and -worsted
dress-goods .doing Well.- Men's wear, wool
ens, quiet and steady. Hosiery and un-
.derwearin good demand. - ' t--
Detroit'July 31. Flour steady. Wheat
hiKher voldxfra .nothing doing. No. 2
r . . i , it . , .
extra 1 0511 asked : new Ne. 1 white, 1 03:
August l uafc j Beptember l w, uctnoer
104; milling. No.. 1, 99c asked; amber
new, 102. , Receipts, wheat, 56,000; ship
Cleveland-O.. July - 81. Petroleum
unchanged at . '.' -m
' I,.d' i '
' An old physician, retired from practice),
having had placed in his hands by an
East India missionary the formula of a
simple vegetable remcay- ior tne speeay
and ' permanent ' cure for consumption'
bronchitis, catarrh, Asthma, and all '
throat and lnnir affections, also a positive
and radical cure for nervous debility and
nervous complaints, after having tested its
wonderful curative powers in thousands of
coses, has. felt it. his duty to make it
known to his suffering fellows: Actuated '
by his motive aud a desire o-relieve
human suffering, I will send free of charge
to all who desire it, this recipe with full
directions r for preparing and using , in
German.-French, or. English. Sent, by
mail by addressing with 6tamp, naming
this 'paper,-W'W7ShkbaB, 149 Powers
Block Kochester N. Y..; I.- -.:- icow.
i Hammocks by mail 41.53. ' Send for
price list to-the trade.-.' C.-H. Spaulding
x jo- n washugton St., .Boston, Mass.
' A new Indiana law book: Howland and
Winters; Indiana executors manuel-a very
usetul book; price, cloth. $3.50; sheep.
.w. j or sale at h.eii cc uro.'a. ptf.
t?W.An9 t...,A.t A nA 1
. .uAiuao u . auu acifu agcua louiu
stamp) 8. L-'Marrow, Indianapolis.
'' X' '! ' ' a i..- -
' Old type metal and cuts wanted in ex
change for stereotyping. Write us stating
about how many pounds you have on hand
ana we win give you terms, etc
. Fort Watsb Newspaper Union.
d&p"' " ' Fcrt Wayne, Im
i. wO. bUft O vSTf-Htv 3it
BIC DAY Tu,"Db 'rial's; stsmas
IO TaW, I Sampio, fret. Taj lor Brae, CoT,
af Valuable receipts by saaU
JJ Aartaaoe Buffalo K. T.
tar seats, I. T. B.
,:;;The Only 5 Cent';.; .
nsr THE -wobld,
8end tat spa-
alVUA. (mat sellina
i worka. . Ot
.'.'-.-j;r '' I Brlokrman.SS
the best perfume in the
. "WORLD. :
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST FOR IT.
BTXIT A BOTTLE
And if it does not giro satisfaction
return it and get your
Xame Jffle IeaetIw.M
,iTS!?.,."r -Jjt-ea. aa as lua
Krcrrseale perfset. Send tor elranlaal
. fnfm taa atja i OU. OaaoaaaTaaas
Prseeott Bras. AC., agenla. Fort Wayne, Ind.
WKAszajEaa-ets -and mtt JI. a v .
fcy India reUona, axoamea or orarwork or the Braia
at Norravm Srateaa, taeedlly aad radically cared bj
M""j7agatabla preparation, aad the bast aad
anaJly aufllcleat. Vor farther infbrnutioB.
. us. kmvwb. a WW wo
at Boxes are
Kr r!1"' ' ! P" box-, sis boxes fcv
kZi"ryeo,,J wuad, with fnU airecUoos for
WUrCHESTTEm eft CeX, ChessUata,
Jmam Haw Terk.
KENDALL'S TMsremaiaable madlciaewin
J,-1"'-"-1- eare Sparlaa, Splint. Oorb,
Oalloos, or aay aoJarxment. A1TD WILL Ra-
mura tub BUNCH WI1HUOT BtaSTK&lNw or
Is remedy aver die.
I aonela tt far eartafnt tmf m
ttaaia stopolar tna leiaanaes aad ramerlas; the
baaeh. Prieatt.OO. Seed for areolar trlTiasTPOSI
PIIRP TITlPROWsndTOor aeareat acent'aad
wUntdrese. BOLD BT DRrjOOISTflTor aant to
any addrees by the ia ran tor, B, J. KaadalL M. D.
Knoebargh fim, Tt, , .,...-.'. wawaa
X ti i Pure tY i 1 ' -
k.-.....io Whn mtnAv their interests
- atrietlT nare Ex-
ated commands commonly aolS, which, while
they cost a few cents a Donie 'J '
from- chanp aad poiimnoua oil, fulutnt ' - O
tlXandhealtb. All Cookl n Extract, mada
reuea upon tor puniy ww m
P AGENTS WANTED FQH IHt
Bmbracing toll and aaOMBUe aaeennta or erarj aa 1
ttoa of ancient and awdara Umai. aad taeluding Um
hktoryof Utariaaaad fall of Us Greek and Bomaa
KmDlna. the growth ot the natkna of awdero Ba- -
taa remiMaiiim, w i; " - .
Hew World, etc, ate. , -(
It oonUloa 672 Sue hietorioml enprmThlKi and 1280'
larae doable colnma pagea, and la the aaoet eompieta
hSoryorthe WotrdVTeTi-bUnbed. a eeUa a
eight. dfepeclMn pagea and extra Ura. to
ajnoj,to.d eae wayeefiafaetar than, aay ether
OO-.E. Aoore - . , . mi-
ItATIOTV AL fglUBHIW wraai. vima.
-rrior aale a good, aojbetaatial. eae-atory Iraiae awau.
Jt? in on lot number (7) in lafeontalne'e addition
to ttie town of Huntington, Ind. Tne abore ia vary
deatrabla property, baring aU the niciawry ont-
bgildtngafntlnding bam, etc. -
TJIor aale The following
160 acree of land located In the north weet qnarter "
ofeection S3, towa 76, range 38. ' '.A.,- ;
Alao, 120 acrea, being tne aorta aau oi um ,;.
qnarter ot tne aortn-weei quarter medusa ao,
town 67. tang 38 weet.
Alao, In Harrunn eoaaty, towa. , , .
12a um acraa of tne weet halfnf the aoatb-eaat ' -
qnarter, and the eonUl-eeet qnarter of the aontti-weet
anarter of aeetlon SO, town 80, raagee 41.
Abo, 120 acne of the aorth half aad taa eoath-
-eat quarter of the nortb-weat quarter af eeotloa B,
wa 80, range 41.
Alao in Andnboa eoanty, Iowa:
maereaof land, the couth halfofUM eenta-weet .
Barter efeectioo 82, town 81, range SS.-.
In all 60 acraa. The abore landa are all wall lo- "
eated near railroad eonnnunicationa, and eone of St '
la within ao mtlea el oonpcu tHima. loeeoore aiaaa
will be eold cheap, on aaartaraie, or will exchange .
fqr SreKleae real eetate In the eitr of rort Waype. "
Trior aale 220 acrea of h.nd In Iroqnola eoanty, IIH
A? noia: beinjr the aontb-weat auarter of awtion 10:
And SO acrea of the aonui-eaet quarter of the aama
acctlon. The abore land ia on the Chicago, DanTilla
A Vineennee railroad, adjoining the town of M artu '
ton. 70 nuiea n-om vnicago ana o miiea non wave---ka.
The abore are anhnprorod landa, dial i leal eaU.
and la one of Uw aioMfarhla tegtoashttha Prairie ,
Trior aale aim-containing 105 acraa or enoMe landa
A? with Srat-daaa improremeata, a good ewelling
S good barna, corn cribe, carriage noose, with a nam
ber of otlier oethctiaca, aiao n ortnaidof SjSSS fratt-
traea of Ue Saee. aeieetion of peach, peara, cherrlea, .
anulea, qnincea, Ac The abore fena ia aitaated ia
the beautiful Teller of the Miami, at OtflinrrlUe, Bat-
lar county, uulo, 5 aniee man w ciij ok oanuwa.
and SO miles from Cincinnati. The fort Wa5aa,
Bichmond A Cincinnati railroad, and Richmond
Bamii Ion Srarei Koad passes tnronga 11. - vor aaaa -ty
and conTenlenoe of locatioa. richness, lertlUty of
soil, the abore Carat ia eot snips asH by any mrm In.
the state of Ohio. Churches, school houses, post
office, epot, stores, saw mills, , blacksmith shop, all
wltnin 4 Ol a mile 01 preauaee. x. m iw piwim
that inch property la In the market,
Trior aale land fcrty acrce of
and ta Bemolda
anni, Hn . fceinv the nuilh east aaarter la taa -
south-west quarter of section , townahip SI, north
of range two west, containing la all forty acrea. The
abore tract will oe aoiu cneap ior caen, w wis wa
on city loui with tmprOTemeats or Tacant, to salt par- '
Trior sale a good, subetan tiai, i rssae boilding In has .
Mm town ot uantlngion, Ana. xnis Dniraina:
tains a store room, as also dwelling, oa atantet a
as also dwelling, oa Market stress,
to the wentaof parti ea of limited
raeineae. It wlU do both far H-t
&nd is well edaoted
means aa cam on basin
ataees and dwelling boss.
' For further particulars,' addrees. QaletU 'Otnos '
Fort Wayne, Indiana. - daptt
by j f. irai wKt-vir J
;"' is now ready.;
Convention Leaders and Singing-bchool
Teachers will find it just, what they need.'
- Send for specimen pages. ':
Price 75 cents or S7-50 per dozen.
We also keep a full stock of all the lead
ing Sunday School Music Books. . M.
Heliiinff Hand hv Giffft. t80 ner hundrea '
Jasper and Gold by T. O. O'Kane, T per ' '
. . hunorea.
Welcome Tidings byRP.BlisstaOper
Golden Shore by J. F. Kinsey, $25 per '' L
- r.,!-. :' ;i hundred.-- . k.u
t All leading books of the season, . .
i Heawejw .am. emwe. wa.
I XfatXIat Cc 'IlaViiU
I: - no Tim TTTavran.t Yavvti
pawap . - - : p - u
. Vmnxiai Haas BmsaS
has almost entirely- aa- -
aarcaded Oniaineasa Bemedy for this preraloal aid '
moatdlll i esslin complaint.
Iks great objection nrjed agaiaat Qninina was, that.
Hi waa destroyed the tone oi the stomarh and had aa
t&J nrlooe affect apon the system generally, . ' It waa
net by aay means certain In its effects upon the di
sease itself, and a con tinned coarse of Quinine was
sure to result la a general lowering Of the system, -that
reoderiag ft mors susceptible to attacks a Di
sease ia other forms: ia tact ths remedy waa a bad aa.,,
: These objections cannot ba arged against Hnw-'J
laVa Haas- BrrTXaa; alsrays fprompt and en i form ia
its operaUoaa, it poseeaeae all the- adraataKesorQ.nl.
nme, with aoae of Its demerits; it brraka the Fevar.
without tail, while its tonic and invigorating proper. ,
ties Impart naw Ttgorto the system, rendering it.
booyant and strong to rosBt Disease In ererj form.'
1 Sold ercrywhere. '-'"- "'
Wow aiad haoav roaoea
Like sweet Sabbath balls
' ' O'er the hill and the raise,
- The etadaba-T talis. :..
Of the celebrated Star Parlor Orsans, mannfsiltnrsd by
Allecar Bowlby Oo Wasalnstsa, N. J. The floeet
orraua ior taaa money tnaa
l aay la the Caites States.
mas a wap tw lot
We will pay Agents a Salary of Slot per mouth
aad expenses, or allows large commission, loeell our 1
new sad wonderful inventions. Wt meaa toaoc aw any.
Sample free. AdJtemSnaaaua ACo. Marshall, Mich.
KEIL & BRO.,
Have jnst received the ex.
elusive Agency for the ,
are the best pens
V . anade. -
Aru In use in nine out of
every ten .' ,
- - . .-" ' v . -
fiend for 8-unplos mmI GrcaUra. - f:
. PRICE. tl.&0 PKU GHCSS- !
FORT WAYNE, IND.
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