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VOL. XX. HARTFORD, KY., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 1894. NO.20.
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vnliio nml In cntihlant uso by
tliolurdlcnl iimfuwlon. Thcho
iiiirrculcnlitura combined In n
VIM. Doull that Is claimed for
lo Woof Mother und Child.
llK)k "To Mother " mailed freo contain-
lug valuable In formal Ion ami Mihmtary
testimonial. Heut by eiprpMS, on receipt
nf price, 1 1 M iT IkiIIIp. hold e rrywhore,
HiiAlirirLiiltruL'LATUKLVi.. Atlanta. (I
Attorney : At : Law,
practice hi piofeloti In ilhioandnd
Wll.l, counties, hpeclal utlcntiou gheii
tu collection. Office with Comity Attorney
H. P. MATTHEWS,
Attorney At Law,
practice hi prufeuiMi In Olilo ami adjoining
Wll.l. counties. atlcntlou given
W. H. BARNES,
Attorney at Law,
praillte lilt rnufistliMi In nil the
Wll.l. nfohio ami ndjolului; couutle ami
Court if Appeal rprvlat attention gltn to
collection Office o'er Caroii N Co a,
I ATTORNEY IT Li U
r I.I. practices hl irofclnn In till the
Y curttiilUlilnHU.ailJi)lnlni: counties
mii I'mrt nl Appeal. Hperlnl intention
IMiii In Counly Attorney' office.
IAH. N. III.KN.H. J. 8. II. WMllllNU.
Glenn & Wedding,
all.l. practice tlinlr tirofenaliiu In nil the
TV court of Ulilu nml iidjoliilwe enmities
.ill in L'ojrl f AppeiiU. Hpeclul nttentloD
live i tcicrlmlnnl prncllro.mil collection.
-Aim) Notary l'nlillc fur Olilo county.
I'. W. MAKtIR. W.T. IIAYWAIltl.
MaBaio & Hayward,
lir I I.I. ircllrlliflrirnfeliii In nil I lie
V rourtaiif Utilnuud lulJolnlliK cruintlek
umi In I'.nirttir Aniieulii. Oil! co urtli alile
nf public hiunre. ,
Tomas -A-. Sraitli,
Attorney : At : Law,
1,1. iinictlve lila urnfeKxIoii In Ulilu ami
W iiilJiilnliiKroiiiitlra. Hptclnl attention
Ultlci north aide nf piibllo Kquate.
fc. II. Illtfl'V. 11.11. Itl.MlO.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
AtriM. practice In all Ihe Comt of Ohio
V county. Court of Appial ami buperlor
Coiirl. Office Ji'Wet Market atreet f
I'KAUTIUK I" the court nf Ohio
Wll.l, adjoining cilititl. I'mniBl
ulveii to ll uuslneiw entrusted to hl
.-ire. omcolu IIekalu building.
COUHSfiLQa and ITiC'ET AT LAW,
uri l.l. i.ractlrp hla iirofeaslou In Ohio nnd
V inlloliilniooiinlies. Hnoclal attention
'Iveu In Crlmltiul I'mcllce, Heltleineut ot
DaCe.lunt'H Ealaleriiuid Collections. Prompt
atlentlou riven to nil bualneiiH entrusted of
And Notary Publlo for Ohio County.
ATTKNTION kIvcii lo Mine
SI'KUIAIi Mapiilnic, lc., n upcrlalty.
Oltlco with ItliiKO , lollx, llnriforil.
I'KKPAKKII to ilo oil Ulnila of dental woik
IS on ahort notice, nt reosonable prices,
Kuarnnteeil. Office ocr Wllllama te
llell'a iUiik atore.
J. H. WHITE
PKlfVAKlill load nil lelnilorlental work
T8 at mott reasonable prlcea. Office over Ihe
ABOUT "GREEN GOODS"
AND HOW IT IS WORKED IN AND
ABOUT NEW YORK CITY.
Appo, one of the "Steerers,"
Makes a Full Confession
anil Tells How Suckers
l'KOIM.KJ H'I'II.I. JU'l'Ifl AJ' IT.
That crimo RiilisUtH upon lunornnco
wiih nttvnr moro fully bIiowii thnu in an
cxpoHiiro of llio "uroun goods" Imilnofis
mndii In Now York lnnt week. TLu
Hotiato of Unit Btnto in cnituod In nil
invostlK'iillon of tlio polioo of Now York
City, who nro hIjowm to lio lu collusion
with "uroon Koodn" fakirs and nriotis
In tho coiuho of their InvchtiKntions
ono AiH), a "jjrecu Kdfi" "stporer,"
wan put ujion thu witueHM Btnnd nud
Kitvi! n full lilktory of tlio operation of
Tho coheino Iirn often been publJHhcd
b'jforo, lint therojiro still plenty of vie-lima
reudy to bo plucked,
A part of Aiio'h story was n
of tho scheme, lie said:
"First n circular is sent a typewritten
With it coes a ftiko
newspaper clipping. Tho clipping
looka liko n column cut right out of u
paper. It pretends that tho Government
has discovered nu of
money of each denomination of tho
current bills. It sayx that this is accounted
for because tho plates havu
been stolen from tho Treasury
in Washington, nud it udds that a
man who had been nrrcsted for passiug
such money hud to bo discharged,
itwaH found that tlio bills were
inado from plates stolen from tho Government.
Tlieso clippings, of emit so,
aro printed specially, but nro made up
to rescmblo genuine newspaper
"Of every circular sont out by tho
writer ho makes nu entry in a book, nml
for each nddrcss ho makes a number.
For instance, say 'John Howard, KM.'
Ho tolls John Howard to sign MM, J.
II.' to his telegram. If ho gets till
answer to that message, that fellow is a
Tho writer sonds him in
structions by mail what hotel and what
town to go to. Ho also tells him not to
writo any lettcrn, but to .send nil messages
by telegraph. Tho telegram is
directed to thu writer nt whatever ad
dress ho gives. Tho telegraph offlce
delhnrs it to him.
Tnr.RIIIUVIIRItH IV C0I.1.VRI0N.
"Ho gives n -different nddrcss from
tho turning-joint. Ho takes any ad
dress ho can, but tho telegraph opera
tors know what thoso messages relate
to, and they deliver them.
"Tho next step taken is that n password
is solectcd for each victim whon
ho meets tho stecrcr. For instance,
thcro is 'speedy fortune' Tho steorcr
on meeting tho victim, will say: 'How
aro you, Speedy Fortune,' or something
liko that. Kvory green goods mnu
manufactures his own password. Homo
say: 'Good luck, Mr. Ho and So,' so
that when tlio victim comes on no win
know that he is up against tho right
imrty to do bnsiuoss with.
"Tho stecrer meets tho parly nud
takes him to Now York, puts him in a
saloon and goes nud uotitles tho tumor
that Lo is here. Then ho takes him to
tho turning-joint, nud nfter ho is
through business tho man- is taken
away nud put on tho train.
AI'I'O IS A STKEItlllt.
"Sly paiticular job was that of n
hteercr. Whon tho stecrer takes tlio
victim to tho ho shows
or 510,000 iu S4 or in or S10
bills, nil good money. Ho represents
this money ns counterfeit. Ho packs it
up in a box and lays tho box back on n
shelf. Tho lid of a desk is raised in
order that tho victim's namo piny bo
put down iu it book, mid whon tho lid
comes down, tho good stuff is gone, and
tho ringer's box wih nothing of valtio
iu It is there.
"After tho box is changed by tho
turner tho victim is instructed to keep
quiet. Tho Btceror is told to seo him to
tho depot, and to sco that ho gets on
tho train and goes nway all right. Tho
victim moauwhilo pays for tho goods.
NO I1USINK8H tlNliKU &!00.
"Tho smallest business tlioy will do
is $300, For $100 tho green goods men
aro supposed to givo $1,000. They do
business right through on this 10 per
cent, basis, and tho victims aro allowed
$.'50 of tho so-called counterfeit money
to pay their traveling eponses. The
victim is told to bo very careful. Tlioy
liavo got to scaro him, you know, so
that he will not burst tho box opou too
soon. Tlioy tell him to talk to nobody,
to mako no friends on tho road) nnd
they say: 'You know tho naturo of tho
A PLEASANT SUM'MSN
U In storu fur you wlion you
buy Dr. lloreo'a Pleasant rob
lcta. If you over took tlio
ordinary fivor pill, bis and
bulky, naaty too, you'd
a good Hung, osixj.
ciolly wheult la
tiny as a mustard seed but
very effective. Other tuliigii
being equal, tho smallest Is
tho boat in liver
" Pleasant PclliU."
It you are troubled with
Indigestion, t'oiutinatlnn, Biliousness,
and a hundred and one ills
which depend upon an
liver. use Dr. rierce'
FclloU. With thewo pills you
ot not only tomiiorary relief
ut a positive. curi; they're,
to glve atlfao
an or your money Is ro
For fat pooplo who sufrer
from lndlgestlun, for hearty
eaten and high livers those
Whoso livers are sluggish, this
pill U what la most needed.
Toko 1'ill after dinner,
business; it menus ten or llftcon years'
Imprisonment in this section of tho
country. This part of tho country is
Hooded; you have got to bo careful.' If
tho victim bursts tho box open too soon .
there Is trouble, but tho stcoror gets
that. Tho stecrer carries tho box toi
tlio depot, making tlio excuso mat it is
iu caio of any United States detectives
"Tho victims very seldom coino back,
though they may get angry and leavo
tho train nnd turn up next day. In
case tho victim Hilda out tho fraud
ho boards tho train tho tailor
makes out that ho is an olllcor. Tho
taller is generally n big, strong man.
Ho tells the victim that ho is just as bad
ns tho other nion nro, nnd that ho is
moro liablo to tho law than the tumor
or thu steeror, and that tho best thing
ho can do is to tnko tho train and go.
Then ho lakes him down to tho train
and sands him off."
Whan tho blood is loaded with impurities,
tho wholo system becomes dis
ordered. This condition of things can-
not last long without serious results, j
In such cases a powerful altorativo Is
needed, such as Ayer's Sarsatiarilla. It
never fails, and has no cipiul.
The Typical Kentuckian.
. !.oulvllle l'oil.)
Tho typical Koutttcklau is a
a man of strong feelings, of deep
passions perhaps, but with thoso passions
well tinder coutrol. Ho does nothing
to excess, but nil tho pleasures of
lifo minister to his happiness. He does
not drink to excess for ho knows a man
in his cups is n brute, not a fit companion
for any man. Ho plays cards for tho
plcasuro of tho momnUt, not for greed.
Ho is not boastful, for ho has too much
personal nnd State prido to care to
mnko an impression. Kindly in all his
instincts, genial, generous, cordial,
hospitable, imaginative, even sentimental;
ho is devoted to his family, to his
State, to his country. Ho treats all mon
as his equals, for ho knows no
superior. Ho cringes to no ono, cheats
no ono, distrusts no ouc, and Is novor
deceived but onco. Ho is fond of tlio
horse, breeds him nnd r.tcos him, only
to dovclop, him, stop by step, a finer,
faster, nobler auimal.
Tho race course attracts him only
because of tho history of tho horso
therein written, and ropclshim, becauso
in these days of speculation it is tho
common contor of mon up to all tricks
for getting money without laboring for
it. Withal tho typical Kontuckiau is
foud of tlio good things of lifo, lives in
tho blessed hopo of immortality; is upright
nnd honorable, according, not
merely to tho letter, but to tho spirit of
every promise which, onco made, is as
binding as any contract. Ho is with no
vain showof chivalry, loyal to nil womeu
for ho believes in nil womon; tnintod
neither by tho lascivlousuess nor by tho
cynicism of tho ago, ho builds his own
homo in truth and faith and purity.
To-day Kentucky, producing tho best
whiskies, forbids for half IU territory
tho silo of liquor in any form, liaising
moro lino horses than any other Stato,
it finds it almost impossible to maintain
n race conrso. Gambling is denounced
ns a felony, nnd tho lottery has boon
slowly eradicated. Tho cause of
and cducatiou flourishes; tolerance
prevails overywhero among us; commer
cial standards aro high, and honor has
not lost its potency. This is not tho typo
wo read about, but It is much nearer
Dr. Hell's l'ino Tar Honoy is different
from all other cough remedies. It
euros by allaying tho inllammation and
giving tono, strength, vigor and vitality
to tho respiratory organs. Guaranteed
by '.. Wnyuo Griffin Bro.
Dr. M. .T, Davis is a prominent
aiflnn nf T.nvlfi f!A(tu nnulitv Tntrit nml
lioa tin. ,1, nt,i,lt, .ni.atioil l,i llm '
.la ..WW. HbltlVIJ VM.UUV .M .MU '.J-
tico of medicine at that placo for the
past years. On tho IJflth of
May, while in Des Moines, en route to I
Chicago, ho was suddenly taken with
nn attack of diarrhoea. Having sold
Chaniberlain's Colic. Cholera and
Itcniedy for the past eevontcon
years, and knowing its reliability, ho
procured a ')' cent bottle, two doses of
which completely cured dim. The ex.
oitemont and ohuugo of water nnd diot
incidont to traveling often produco a
diarrlnm. I'Jvery onb should procure a ,
bottlo of this ltemcdv beforo leaving
homo. For salo by ',, Wayne Griffin i
New Court Rules.
In pursuance of tho now law, ami in
anticipation ot tho Court,
which begins its oarcor next January,
tho Court of Appeals mado tho following
Important changes in its rules yesterday,
and lawyers in every section of
tho Stato will have to lako notice or
thoir clients inny Buffer by their
Hereafter thcro will bo hold three
terms of tho Court of Appeals in caoh
I year, instead of two.
September Term llealnning tho
third Monday In September nnd ending
. tho second Saturday in December.
January Torin Beginning first Monday
iu January and ending' tho last
Saturday in March.
April Torm Uoginning secoud Monday
in April oml ending first Saturday
i The cliaugo of tho beginning of tho
September Torm from tho first to tho
third Monday In September will givo
two (2) we'eks further tlmo for filing
transcripts for tho coming September
Gonoral Basil W. Duko's editorial in
tho July HoiminnN' (Louisville) on
"Causes of Panics" is wliolesomq reading.
Gonoral Duko has. lately written
a history of tho "Bank of Kontuoky,"
in which ho discusses tho sound financial
policy that has characterized that
institution through three-quarters of a
DEATH IN AWFUL FORM
ONE OF BRECKENRID0E COUNTY'S
Dies in the Horrible Throes of
Hydrophobia-John B. Hunter,
a Farmer, the Unfortunate
IIIH HON" WA.S AI-SO
One of the most horrible deaths that
over occurred in this county was that
of Mr. John It.IIuntcr.athis homo near
Glendcanc, last Thursday evening. Ho
died of hydrophobia, and tho particu
lars of tho awful taking off aro about as
Somo weeks ago ono of his neighbors
mado him n present of a small pup. Ho
took the animal homo, nud on tho 7th
of last month it got fastoued in the
crack of a fonco. Mr. Hunter nnd his
littlo son, Owen, ten or twelve years of
ago, assisted it out, but in doing so the
animal bit tho father on tho finger and
the son on tho hand.
Three days afterward tho pup showed
symptoms of tho rabies aud Mr. Hunter
killed it. He then wont to
ro and applied to tho
wound on his finger, but it took no effect.
Ho was iu Clovorport tho 0th
inst, two weeks ago to-day, contracting
for material with which to build a
now house, but he did not talk much
about tho dog bite. Last Monday tho
llth inst., ho wont to Hardinsburg to
apply a mad-stone, but again it would
Ho was well posted on tho symptoms
of hydrophobia, and it seems that bo
had read up on tho subject after he had
received tho fatal bite. Ho was sitting
in Horace Scott's store at Hardinsburg
on tho evening of tho llth, after tho
had boon ineffectually applied
to his wounded finger, when be
felt a littlo tingling pain in the finger,
and ho then remarked that there was
the first symptom of hydrophobia.
He went homo that night, and by
tho timo ho arrived his wholo arm was
paining him. Ho was thirsty and wanted
a drink of water, but when ho attempted
to tnko it, an offensive shudder
wont over his frame and ho flow back
from it as if it wcro a poisonous reptilo.
Ho then remarked to hiswifo that thero
was another symptom of hydrophobia.
Ho grow worse through tho night,
and still worso on Tuesday. His arm,
shoulder, throat and chest gave him
much pain. Ho craved water but could
not bear to look at it. Howover.ho mado
ono despernfo effort to tako a drink on
Tuesday, and when tho cup reached his
mouth he seized it with his teeth, nnd
it had to bo wrenched from him, but ho
swallowed no water. Ho then said to
his wifo "That settles it; I havo hydrophobia
and nm going to dio of it."
Ho grew still worso Tuesday night,
nnd was gettin g to bo a very sick man.
On Wednesday morning ho called his
family together, rend a chapter iu tho
Biblo and had family prayer, ns was
his custom. After this ho grew rapidly
worso, and about 0 o'clock ho
his first convulsion, Theso
continued at intervals through tho day
aud night. His thirst was so great that
ho begged his attendants to try to get
him somo water in somo manner that ho
could not seo it, and for them not to lot
him hear thorn pouring it. They consequently
filled a bottlo with water nud
wrapped a cloth around it, completely
hiding it, and conveyed it to his mouth.
Ho took about two swallows, when ho
was thrown into nuothor convulsion
and could tako no moro of it. From
this on tho convulsions grow moro
and moro severe. All through
Wednesday night ho had his attendants
to walk him about to koop him moving.
Ho bogged them to ho careful while
holding him whon ho was in tho horrible
convulsive throes and not to lot him
bltoior otherwise iujuroany of them. Ho
begged them to keep womon and children
away from him, and when a woman
or child would atteit.pt to come
near him ho would motion thorn back.
Whon tho convulsions woro on him
ho would scream so that ho could bo
heard for a roilo and a-half, and tho
neighborhood for that distaaoo around
was kept awako all through Wednesday
night. Ho would froth nt tho mouth
nnd utter unearthly howls liko thoso of
a dog. Nothing oould keep him still,
and u puff of wind would throw him Into
no still grew worso on Thursday, ono
severe oonvulBiou rapidly following
whon about fl o'clock in tho af
ternoon, ho sprang from off tho bed
with a moro horrible scream than uuy
boforo, aud as ho was laid back ho expired.
Ho was perfectly rational up to the
time of his death except whon in a convulsion.
Thou it took fivo or six stout
men to hold him. ' Ho realized flint ho
was going to dio and mado all arrangements
for tho disposal and. oomplotion
of his busiuess affairs. Ho Instructed
bis wlfo to oompleto tho house which he
contracted and movo to Glendeauo and
educato thoir children.
Ho was followed to thogravo tho noxt
day by a largo concourse of
rolatives and frionds.
John Ilnntor was ouo of tho best
Ho was indoed a most lovable man. A
our.8t.au goutleraan, strlotly honest,
exact and fair to a fault in all his dealings
with his follow roan. '
He loaves a widow and two children,
but through his lifelong uprightness
aud industry, thoy aro fortunately not
left his want. They aro tho possessors
of a largo aud valuable farm, well
stocked, ond not a dollar of debt hanging
over it. Besides, tho doccasod husband
and father had a. polloy on his
lifo for 31,200. He was about
years of age.
Mrs. Hunter is n sister of Dr. J. T.
Owen and Mrs. F. T. Hoyter, of this
Tho littlo boy who was bitten at tho
enme timo his father was, has, as yet,
shown no signs of tho terrible ollllctlon,
though it is not yet too lato for him to
sicken and dio. However, it may
never occur, which is to bo hoped.
Fix Their Own Salaries.
One of tho most remarkable features
of the management of our postal system
is that nearly all of tho postmasters
of tho country fix their owu salaries.
Tioy are not permitted to draw nny
amount 'that pleases them, but they
make tho returns to the department
without supervision, on which returns
their compensation is based. Tho postmasters
who are paid iu this way aro
tho "fourth-class" postmasters tho
men whoso compensation is less than
31,000 per nnnum. When tho compensation
of a postmastor readies
1,000 a year, his ofllco is raised to tho
"Presidential" class. Tho
postmasters aro appointed by tho Postmaster-General
without tho "advice
and consont" of nny ono. Postmasters
of tho first, secoud and third classes are
appointed by tho President nnd confirmed
by tho Senate. At tho beginning
of this year thcro wero 08,800 post-offices
iu tho United State?, nnd of theso
IV!,:!8'J wero of tho fourth-class.
The postmaster appointed by tho
President draws a fixed salary. At ono
timo nil of tho postmasters drew fixed
salaries. But tho sudden growth of
very small towns mado re-adjustments
of salaries at tlieso towns so frequent
that Congress determined on an clastic
compensation, to bo proportioned to
tho business transacted at tho office.
According to this arrangement, if tho
business of an ofllco was twice as heavy
in tho latter part of the year as it was
in the first part, tho postmaster's compensation
would bo increased proportionately.
At first this sliding scale of
compensation was based on the sales of
stamps. But this offered many temptations
to dishonesty. Postmasters
would soil largo quantities of stamps at
a discount so as to realize a commission
on them. They would uso tho stamps
in making purchases, aud then credit
their offices with tho sale of them. In
particular they would send the stamps
to newspapers to pay for subscriptions,
which thoy solicited; and thero was a
standing advertisement in most of the
big newspapers somo years ago offering
stamps for sale iu any quantity. No
doubt somo of tho newspapers sold
stamps at a discount. t
Tho now system gives tho postmaster
in tho country ofllco n commission on
tho amount of stamps which he cancels.
That is, ho is paid according to tho
amount of businebs which goes through
his ofllco. But in supervising tho returns
from 0.7,000 offices tho Post dflico
Department must rely on the honesty
of tho postmaster. It cannot keep a
forco of inspectors nt work overseeing
tho cancellations at tho small offices.
Tho postmaster keeps uu account of tho
value of tho stamps ho cancels each
day, and makes returns under oath to
tho Deportment. His compensation
is calculated on tho basis of
tho business reported. If tho cancellations
for a quarter (threo months)
amount to S'0 or less, tho Department
pays him a commission of 100 per cout.
On tho next 3100 tho commission is CO
per cent., on tho next 3200, CO per cent.,
and on all above that, 40 per cout., until
tho porcentago aggregates 3250.
Theoretically tho amount of business
at a fixes tho postmaster's
compensation, practically ho fixes it for
In addition to tho income from cancellations
tho fourth-class postmasters
havo a smull incomo from tho sale of
wasto pur er imil dead printed matter
nnd from box routs. Under tho now
law of 183;) the fourth-class postmaster
furnishes boxes for tho
are turned over to his successor as thn
proorty of tho Government. Tho box
rents belong to tho postmaster.
two i.ivi:s savci).
Mrs. Phcabo Thomas, of Junction
City, 111., was told by hor doctors sho
had Consumption and that thero was
no hopo for her, but two bottles of Dr.
King's Now Discovery completely
ourod her and sho says it saved her lifo.
.Mr. Thos. Kggers, KID Florida st San
Francisco, suffered from a dreadful
ould, approaching Consumption, tried
without resnlt everything else, tlicu
bought ono bottlo of Dr. King's Now
Disoovery and in two weeks was cured.
He is naturally thankful. It is suoh
results, of which theso nro samples, that
provo tho wouderfnl efficacy of this
medicine in Coughs nnd Colds. Freo
trial bottles nt tho drug stores of Williams
.V Bell, Hartford, nnd It. T.
Dam. Itegular size OOo.
Cheap Excursion Rates via C , 0. & S.
Asbury Park, N. J. Account National
Educational Association. Tickots
on sale July 0-7-8-U. Good for return
until September 1,
Clevolaud, O. Account Y. P. 8. O.
K. Tiokotson salo July 80-1011. Good
for return liutil September lfi.
Toronto, Canada Account Baptist
Young People's Union, Tickets on salo
July 10-17. Good for return until
T. B. Lynch, O. P. A.,
Fifty cents is a small doctor bill, but
tuat is nil it win cost you to euro any
ordinary caso of rheumatism if you uso
Chamberlain's Pain Balm. Try it and
you will be surprised at tho prompt
it affords. Tho first application will
quiet the pain. fiO cent bottles for salo
by Z. Wayne arifiln ie Bro. m
THE WOMAN REPORTER
MISS ELVIRA SYDNOR MILLER AT
THE LATE PRESS BANQUET. I
The Sensation in the Newspaper
Office When the Woman
Reporter First Makes
The Response, of Miss Elvira Sydnor
Miller, who presides over tho Tattler ,
column of tho Louisvillo Times, to thn
tonst "Tho Womnn Reporter," nt tho
prens nssociation banquet, nt Frankfort,
was as follows;
TjADIKS AND GEN-
ti.kmkn: -During tho administration of
President Buohanan the daughter of a
prominent Senator was married nt
Washington. The wedding was n grand
affair, attended by tho President, members
of tho cabinet and other noted
people. At the conclusion of tho ceremony
Mr. Buchanan advanced to tender
his congratulations to tho bride,
and imprinted a resounding kiss upon
" 'Mr. President,' remarked a member
of Congress standing close by, 'is
it understood that I am to follow suit?
" 'No, sir,' retorted Mr. Buchanan,
'it is understood that I kiss for the nation.'
"Upon this occasion, ladies and gentlemen,
it is understood not that I represent
tho nation (no, not by a jugful)
but that it is my happy privilego to respond
to your toast ou behalf of tho
petticoat nnd bangs contingent of the
Kentucky Stato Press.
"Could tho old timo journalists, with
the Noah's Ark brand blown iu, revisit
theso glimpses of tho moon, and see a
woman speaking out hero iu meeting,
thoy would probably bo shocked into
hysterics, but you havo asked mo to
mako an address and I nm not going to
placo myself on record as tho only woman
who refused an invitation to got
up and talk.
"A woman is tlio nightmare of a nows
paper ofllco. When it is ofllcially announced
that such n visitation is in
prospect tho religious editor swears horribly
aud takes n drink, the sporting
editor ties an extra rabbit foot around
his neck aud hangs a horseshoe over
desk, while tho managing editor chews
a bluo pencil savagoly as ho contemplates
a vast horizon of bangs, kicks,
tears and adjectives. The unmarried
members of tho force imagine sho will
expect them to wear dress suits aud tako
turns courting her, and register a solemn
vow to chaperoue ouo another and
keep a robust scream ou tap when left
alouo with her. But sho comes, and after
they havo become acclimated to her,
they find that, liko the dovil, sho is not
half so black as their funoy painted her.
"The advent of women in journalism
is shrouded iu mystery. Perhaps Iho
first pctticoated reporter bulldozed her
way into tho ofllco. Perhaps sho was
tinuggled in, oven as tlio dark horso
was rung iu ou the unsuspecting Trojans,
or perhaps sho camo in hand-in-hand
with that paresis provoker of
modern times, tho society column.
But, bo it ns it may, tlio woman roportor
has come, has como to stay, and hero
"Peoplo ofton ask tho qncstion, 'To
what do you attribute a woman's success
"A tall, lank girl with n Queen Anno
Ugnro 'and Mary Ann face, once told
mo in a burst of misplaced cniifldonoo
that sho got thero with both feet. Although
I tun not disposed to
tho valtio of leg talent in journalism,
yet in the catu of this particular
girl, I regarded tho assertion as a base
libel ou the entiro jourualistio layout.
So fur as I can seo in my limited experience
of two nnd n half years, a
succeeds oven as n man succeeds,
by hard work and brains, and whon
sho can proui to her chief that she is
ublo to sit down and writo a plain nows
item without stopping to ask if her hat
is ou straight, there is ovcry prospect
for her ultimate success.
"It has been my fato to fiud that in
journalism a woman Is treated with tho
most delicato aud beautiful oourtcsy
and consideration. Sir Walter Italcigh
threw dowu his cloak beforo Queen
F.lizabcth iu order that her dainty feet
might bo protected from tho mire of
Londou town. In a newspaper ofllco
of to-day, tho modern Sir Walter
cast tho purplo nnd fiuo gold of
thoir naturo boforo tho woman roportor
in order that the rough way may bo
inado smooth for her to tread.
"Thero aro somo peoplo so intensely,
immonsoly, and densely conventional,
that thoy would novor - havo placed
their jewels in soak to help Columbns
discover America. Theso peoplo
profess to bo shocked it tho woman
reporter is not forever intruding her
column as if to say to tho publlo, 'I am
a woman, I am writing this nrtiolo, and
don't you forget it. This is all nonsonse.
A woman should leavo her personality
at home hanging on a peg iu her ward
robe Sho should only romombcr that
sho is engaged to mako her paper a go,
and that as tho public is putting up tho
gato, money sho must shock, feed or
amuso it. i
"Peoplo who judgo a woman reporter
by her writing might tako warning by
this littlo anecdote:
"Mattio Onld, a famous Virginia
belle, was at Wbito Sulphur Springs.
She was esoortcd to hor ooltage ouo
' evening by a famous Southorn poll-!
ticlan, who attempted to hug nnd kiss
her en route. 1
" 'Sir,' oxolalmod tho Indignant
' beauty, as sho repulsed him, 'I wish
Power. - Latcst U. S. Gov't Report
you distinctly to understand that
though I am frisky I am not fast.'
"A few weeks later tho politician attended
tho races, and among tho horses
entered was ono named .Mattio Ould.
Ho instantly bet all his money on her,
only to fiud that sho camo in way
tho others, yet frisking and scampering
ns if sho had boon tho winner.
"'I might havo known it,' said ho to
himself, 'for Mattio herself told mu she
was frisky, but nut fast.'
"Aud so it is with a woman reporter,
and plenso mnko n note of it, that
though her writings bo frisky, sho is
'And now here's looking nt hor.
Hero is health, wealth, and happiness
to tho woman reporter. Sho's a pet
edition; may sho never go out of print.
May no irato subscriber over call at tho
ofllce with a shotgun to
her, and when tho right sort of .sweetheart
comes along may she bo liko her
paper ready for tho press."
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