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M, Katie's a rogue, il i tlirui,
But her ere, like the hky, are so blue.
An' her dimples so swate,
An' her ankles ho nate,
fihe dazed, an' sin bothered nu too
Till one moinin' no wint for a ride,
Whin, demure as a bride, l.v my side,
The darlint, she sat,
Wid the wickedest bat
'Neath a puity girl's chin irer tiod.
An' my heart, arrah, thin how it bate!
For my Kate looked so temptin' an' urate,
Will cheeks like the roses,
An' all the red posies
That grow in h r garden ti nate.
Hut I sst just ae mute as the dead, "
Till she aaid. wid a tOMof b bead,
"If I'd known that to-day
Ye'd bate nothing to say,
I'd have gone with my cousin, instead. "
Thin I felt myself grow very bowld,
Fori knew she'd not scold if I tow Id
Uv the love in my heart
That would never depart,
Though I lived to be wrinkled and old.
An' I said: "If I dared to do so.
I'd lit go uv the baste, an' I'd throw
Both arms round her wnUt,
An' be stalin' a taste
l'v them lips that are i oaxin' me so."
Thin she Mushed a more illigant red,
Ac she said, widout raising her head,
An' her eyes lookin' down
'Neath her lashes so brown,
"Would ye like metodrive, Misther Ted:1
In a large, square, old-fashioned
house such as our fathers used to
build when solidity was more sought
after than utility lived Philip Manson
and his sister Esther. Philip bad
reached the mature age of forty years,
and Esther was close to him. Still,
each hid pursued a solitary pathway
through life, seeking no companionship
save that of the other, till there was
reason to believe that they would con
tinue to follow the same course till in
the fullness of time they were gathered
into the family tomb the receptacle of
many generations of the Manson family.
There was more reason to think so,
since they took care to commend an un
married life, not only by example but
"No," said Philip, when assailed on
this subject by a match-making-lady ;
" marrying may bo very good for some
people, but I could not bear to have my
habits broken in upon, and my whole
house turned topsy-turvy by the intro
duction of a wife."
"But by-and-bye, when you grow
older, you will feel the need of a wife
more that at present.'
"No," said Philip, conclusively, "I
have a sister who is devoted to me, and
while she lives I shall need no other.
As lor Miss Esther, she often
declared that sho never would
make a slavo of herself for any
man living. If other women were fool
ish enough to give up their independ
ence, and tie themselves to a man, for
no other earthly purposes than to bur
den themselves with cares and toil from
morning till night, she was sure she had
no objection. For her own part she w as
wiser. Her brother and she had always
lived together peaceably and happily,
and she did not think she could make
any change for the better.
Of course, it was insinuated by those
whose opinions differed widely from
Miss Esther's, that in adopting this
opinion sho was only making virtue of
necessity, and that it was best to be con
tended with one's lot, provided thero
was no chance of improving it. But
Esther did not hear these remarks, and
bo was not disturbed by them. Sho
continued to live in the old house with
her brother. They kept no domestic,
Binco Esther rather plumed herself on
her houskooping qualities, and there
was really but little to do. So, as her
brother was usually absent during tho
day, she was left for tho most part to
the companionship of her own thoughts,
unless some neighbor chanced to call
in -a thing, by the way, of rather rare
occurrence, since most of the neighbors
had largo families of their own, which
necessarily confined then at homo.
Early one afternoon, just after Esther
Manson had completed her task of clear
ing away tho dinner dishes, and stor
ing them away in tho cupboard after a
thorough washing, she was startled by
a rap at the door.
Somowhat surprised by a caller at this
unusual hour, she answered the sum
mons. She was a little apprehensive
that it was n neighbor who hud of late
proved very troublesomo from her
habit of borrowing articles, and owing,
it is to be presumed, to an habitual for
getfulnoss, neglecting to return them.
"I hope," sho mused, "that if it is
Mrs. Bailey, she will be wanting to
borrow something I have not got."
She opened the door; but no Mrs.
Bailey presented herself to her expect
ing (MM a gentleman of forty-live
years, carefully, nay, elegantly dressed,
stood before her.
"I beg your pardon for intruding,
madam," said he, as he noticed Esther's
look of surpriso; "but can you direct
mo to tho house of the late Mr. Well
fleet ? I have heard it was for sale,
and from the description 1 have heard
of it, judgo it will BUit inc."
"-It is tho next house on the left,
sir," answered Esther, who had had
.tunc, while the gentleman was speak
ing, to examine his appearance, which
did not fail to impress her favorably.
"Thank you for the information. I
trust you will pardon the trouble I
occasioned you," replied the gentle
" Not the least trouble in the world,"
replied Esther, a little fluttered by a
deference to which she had not been
Two days afterward Esther heard
thut Mr. Wellflect's estate had been
purchased by a stranger named Bige
low. She at once conjectured, and
rightly, that this was the same with her
visitor. A few days elapsed, and Esther
Manson received another visit from the
" I have a favor to ask of you, Miss
Manson," ho commenced (it seemed he
had ascertained her name). " I am
aware that our slight acquaintance will
hardly justify it, but I trust time will
remove this obstruction. You must
know," he added, smiling," that I am a
bachelor, dependent in many respects
upon my housekeeper, who, though a
good woman in her way, I am afraid is
not reliable in matters of taste. As my
furniture has arrived, but has not been
arranged, I would esteem it a real ser
vice if you would give me your opinion
in some little matters respecting its
proper disposition. My carriage is at
the door ready to carry you over."
"But," said Esther, a little hesi
tatingly, " I do not claim to have much
taste. I fear I shall prove no more
reliable in that respect than your house
keeper." " I have but to look around me," said
Mr. Bigelow, politely, " to be fully
satisfied upon that point."
Esther's cheek flushed with pleasure
at this compliment, and sho made
preparations to comply with her new
It was not without a little conscious
ness of the singularity of her position
that Esther found herself riding by the
sido of a gentleman with whom she
had scarcely exchanged half a dozen
words in the course of her life.
The distance, however, was but short,
and she Lad little time for reflection.
On arriving at her place of destination
she found the chief part of her business
accomplished. Tho furniture, which,
by the way, was new and handsome,
had been arranged in the rooms after a
fashion, but Esther was able to point
out several changes for the better, with
all of which Mr. Bigelow professed
himself delighted ; he, moreover, asked
her advice as to tho proper place to
hung several fine pictures that he had
picked up in the course of his European
travels. This was accorded with some
Mr. Bigelow would not be satisfied
without showing his now-found acquaint
ance all over the house, from kitchen
to garret. When all was completed he
overpowered her with protestations of
gratitudo for her kind service, and
landed her at her own door just five
minutes before her brother came in.
Esther was rather glad of this, as she
was a little suspicious that her brother
would consider her adventure rather a
To avoid comment she did not even
inform Philip that she had ever met
Mr. Bigelow. Ho took frequent oppor
tunities to call upon her, upon some
slight pretext or another, but it always
chanced to be at a time when hei
brother was absent.
"I wonder," said Philip, carelessly,
as he sat by tho fire ono evening,
"whether Mr. Bigelow will not be
looking out for a wife before long V"
" I I don't know," said Esther, and
in her embarrassment dropping half a
dozen stitches from tho stocking which
sho held in herhand.
"Not that I approve of marriage
at least, in my own case," said Philip,
not noticing this demonstration, "but
it may bo different with 'Mr. Bigelow.
Ho has no sister to superintend his
establishment. I don't know, howover,
whether there is anybody likely to suit
him in this village. Let me see there
is Miss Preston ; she might do."
. " No I don't think sho would suit him
at all," said Esther, with a spirit which
considerably surprised her brother.
'She knows very little about house
keeping." "Why, I thought yoj and Miss Pres
ton were friends," said Philip, a little
" Well, so we are," returned Esther in
her usual tone ; "but I I hardly think
she would suit Mr. Bigelow."
"Perhaps not," he rejoined, and so
the conversation ended.
Prom tho conversation which we
havo recorded above, the render will
obtain some insight into the character
of Esther's feelings toward Mr. Bige
low. She would hardly confess it to
herself; but, as a matter of fact, her
ideas of marriage had suffered a ma
terial change within a brief period.
Meanwhile the gentleman continued
his visits. Oftentimes ho would ask
to see the bed of flowers on which
Either rather prided herself, and some
times he would petition for seeds, being
very fond of flowers, as he said, and
very anxious to introduce them in his
On one of these occasion Mr. Bige
low, after a little visible embarrass
ment, said, hesitatingly:
" I would like to ask your advice, Miss
Esther, on rather a delicato question,
and one of great importance to myself.
There is one thing I wish to secure to
make my establishment complete, but
I hardly know in what manner to ask
"What is it you refer to?" asked
"A wife," was the significant reply.
Instantly a deep crimson flushed Es
ther's cheeks. She did not trust herself
"Need I say that you are the one,
whom, of all others, I would seek to
place in that position."
He took her unresisting hand and
kissed it with all the gallantry of a
" But what will my brother say?" in
quired Esther, when she found voice to
" What should ho say? You aro your
own mistress, 6urely?"
"Yes, but he is always ridiculing the
idea of marriage, and I couldn't venture
to tell him."
" No need of it. Let's run away to New
York and get married. You know," lie
added, gayly, " we are both young and
romantic, and it would be quite in
Esther at first objected, but when she
camo to consider that in tliis way she
would be relieved of a great portion of
the embarrassment which such a step
would naturally bring with it, she con
sented, and that day week was appointed
for the departure. Sho required this
time to make preparations.
Meanwhile, if Esther had not been bo
exclusively occupied with her own
affairs, sho might have noticed that a
chango had come over Philip. He was
often absent evenings, and when at
home was more silent and abstracted
than was his wont. Tho former she
readily attributed to the cause which he
assigned, namely, a pressure of business.
The latter she did not observe, her
mind being pre ccupied. We, who are
in the secret, may take the liberty of
following him on one of his business
calls. It was at a neat cottage, from
whoso front door dangled an immense
knocker, that Philip Manson knocked'
The dooi was opened by the same Miss
Preston, who some months ago he
thought " might do " for Mr. Bigelow.
" Good evening, Maria," was his sal
utation as ho entered. After a brief
conversation about the weather, the
crops, and other standard topics, which,
however trivial they may seem, could
hardly be dispensed with, he began to
show signs of embarrassment, and final
ly ejaculated :
"Maria Miss Preston I mean Ma
ria, what are your opinions about
" Why," said she, " I hardly know. I
don't think I have given much consid
eration to tho subject."
"Because," continued Philip, "I
find my opinions have suffered a great
change on this point. There was a
time when I thought it unwise, but now
if I could get a good wife, such as you,
for example, I should be inclined to
"Oh, lor! Mr. Manson," said Miss
Preston, in some perturbation, " how you
Five minutes afterward, Miss Preston
had accepted tho proposal of Philip, and
the two were, to all intents and pur
" The only thing I think of," said the
gentleman, after a pause, " is that my
sister Esther is a decided enemy to mar
riage, and I hardly dare to tell her that
I am about to marry. If we could only
go away and havo the ceremony per
formed it would be plcasanter."
" Suppose wo go to Now York," sug
gested the bride-eloot.
"A good idea. We'll go. When cun
"Next Monday morning."
So next Monday morning was agreed
upen. It so happened that Esther was
to start on Monday afternoon for the
same place, with the same purpose in
view but of this coincidence neither
party was aware.
Tho reader will please go forward a
week. By this time the respective
parties havo reached Now York, been
united in the holy bands of matrimony,
and are now legally husband and wife.
They were located at hotels situated oil
the same street, and even on the same
sido of the way, but were far from being
aware of tho propinquity. On the
morning succeeding the two marriages,
for by a singular chance they happened
on the same day, Mr. Bigelow and
Esther started out for a walk down
street. It so happened that Philip and
his wife were at the same moment walk
ing Up street. The natural consequence
was the two parties met.
"Good heavens 1 my sister!" ex
"Merciful goodness! my brother!'1
"What brings you hero with Mr.
"Nay, how happens it that you are
here with Miss Preston !"
" Miss Preston is now my wife P
"And Mr. Bigelow is now my bus
" But I thought you were opposed to
"And I supposed you were equally
"My friends," interposed Mr. Bige
low, " this is a day of Burprise but I
trust of such a nature that we shall all
be made the happier thereby. My re
gret, Mr. Manson, at robbing you of
your housekeeper is quite dissipated by
the knowledge that you have bo soon
supplied her place."
The sensation excited in the village
by the return of the two brides with
their respective husbands may be better
imagined than described. It gives ub
pleasure to state tbat neither Philip nor
his sister ever had occasion to regret
the double elopement.
Bio. tJunlneiN Lime-kiln dub.
"I wasreadin' a newspaper paragraph
de odder day to de effek dat de keopin'
of so many dogs aroiui' 'em would alius
keep de cull'd raeo poo'," said the old
man as the meeting came to order.
"Let us annlize dat statement a bit. It
am estimated dat de cull'd people of
dis kentry own an eben 2,000,000 dogs.
To feed dese dogs requa'rs at least 1,
000,000 pounds of crumbs, scraps, 'tater
skins, apple cores, ole "bones an' sich,
worth about two cents a poun'. In od
der words, it costs about fifteen cents
per week to feed a big dog, which am
tied tip an' can't forage on de nayburs.
Now, what am de companionship of a
big yallei dog wuth to a family? Would
ten times fifteen cents per week offset
dat ? When de cold wind howls an' night
shut;, down, isn't it wuth a two-dollar
Will to see de chiU'en gathered clus
aroun' de stove to h'ar de teakettle
sing to watch de liah 6iiap, an' to know
dat do dog am takin' a sweet nap under
de bed ? Who created de dog? Why, de
La wd , of course. What 'fur? Why, to
be a companion to man an' purtect his
pusson an' property. Would it look
berry well to see a poo' cull'd man git
tip an' sniff at de handiwork of de C'rea
tor? Shall We refuse to accept de gifts
created fur us? If de Lawd didn't know
what He war 'bout when He made an
anamile an' called it a dog den adwice
from newspapers am nil right. I have
estimated dat de 2,000,000 dogs spoken
of prevent 500,000 burglaries each year.
Dey am de cause of 6,000,000 chickens
not bein' stole; likewise half a million
cords of wood; likewise, olier 200,000
axes an' saws. I doan' believe in dog
worship, but I do believe dat it am our
dooty to take de gifts of our Creator an'
make de best possible use of dem. I
keep a Scotch terrier to bite Scotch
burglars; an Irish setter to sot down on
Irishmen, an' I has one or two odders
who pay dar way by killin' rats an' bit in'
tramps. Nex' to de glorious sight of
seein' a 200 pound man wheelin' a ten
pound baby along de streets am dat of
seein' a cull'd man pacin' his way down
town arter a codfish, wid five dogn fol
lerin' clus at his heels iu single file."
Detroit Free Press.
Only one hundred years ago industrial
secrets were kept inviolable. Workmen
were put upon an oath never to reveal
the process used by their employers.
Doors were kept closed, artisans going
out were searched, visitors were vigor
ously excluded from admission, and false
operations blinded the workmen them
selves. The mysteries of every craft
were hedged in by thick-set fences of
empircial pretensions and judicial affir
mation. Tho royal manufactories of por
celain, for example, were carried on in
Europe with a spirit of exclusiveness.
His Majesty of Saxony was especially
circumspect. Not content with the oath
of secrecy Imposed upon his work-people,
he would not abate his kingly suspi
cion in favor of a brother monarch.
Neither king nor king's delegate might
enter the tabooed walls of Meissen.
What is erroneously called the Dresden
porcelain - -1 hat exquisite pottery of which
the world has never seen its like wns
produced for two hundred years by a
process so secret that neither the bribery
of princes nor the garrulity of the opera
tives revealed it. Other discoveries have
been less successfully guarded, fort unt -ly
for the world. The manufacture of
tinware in England originated in a stolen
secret as was also the method of casting
Hero worship : It was on Washing
ton's birthday. An old gentleman of
eighty or more took down the old shot
gun ho had carried during tho war of
1819 nnd went out and began to fire it.
Inspired by the Bight of such patriotic
love for Washington in one so old, we
approached him and complimented him
on it. Tho old man, in trembling tones,
replied : "Patriotism be durned ! I'm
trying to put a load o' buckshot in that
dog o' .Tones' that's out yonder.' Bokvji
Commercial spirit : Yesterday the Oal
veston Recorder was grossly insulted by
a prisoner who is a regularly-ordained
chicken-thief, for which offense he was
being tried, "line you 810." said the
Recorder. ".ledge, ef you will take it
out in chickens I'll let yon hub dem
you missed last week at ten cents less
dan do market price." tnilnstmi JKmt,
not um hi t re mmni nsro5i
The Ail enmroH I. He nf n New Vntk V o
mau whn hx lul Keiurnerf In the I in.
Mrs. Frank Bay, who was the first
white woman that entered Leadville, has
lately returned to this city. Her father
was Mr. ,Iohn McMahon, w ho lived for a
long time at Sixth avenue and Forty
ninth street. On May 8, 185, she was
married to Joseph Ord way in St. Ann's
Church. Soon afterward they went to
Lawrence, Kansas, where Mr. Orlway
died. In 1Mi2 Mrs. Ordway married
Frank Bay, a Texan. Mrs. Bay and her
husband w ere with the train that was at
tacked by Indians at Snake Biver. She
gives a graphic account of the massacre,
and of her subsequent life:
"It was about eleven o'clock in the
forenoon of July 10, 1802, and we had
been out about two days from Denver,
Colorado, when the Indians came upon
us. They killed and scalped many of
our train before we got our horses mid
wagons in a square. When the fight was
over I was the only woman who wasable
to move. Poor Mss. McMahon hasnevci
yet fully recovered from the shock. Her
husband was killed and scalped in her
presence. My clothing was almost gone.
I had torn it in strips to bandage the
wounds of our men, while 1 stood by
Frank and fired my rifle as fust as I could.
After we got out of the canon, and n
relief train from Salt Lake overtook us
on the following day, I was somewhat
unnerved, but I kept up.
"After the massacre we took up our
home in Bannock City, Montana. We
remained there one year. In 1863, the
great finds in Virginia City set every
one on the road crazy t reach that
place. My husband and 1 Hint there.
We established ourselves in a little hut,
and Frank went to work. He fell in w ith
a man who was called Bummer Dan.
He, Dan, and others located some of the
richest mines in the Territory about
Virginia City. My daughter Cora was
born in Virginia City, and in our hut we
had more than three times her weight in
gold. We used to hide our finds, for
the road agents w ere very numerous and
daring then. They would come right
into the city and rob the houses. 1 saw
Plummer, Blade, and other road agent
hanged in Virginia City.
' 'After a three years' sdjurn In this place,
Frank sold ottL and bought u large farm
in the Gallatin Valley, Montana. We
built a house, and had the farm well
stocked. High water and grasshoppers
came. Frank started on a trip East.
He died in Buffalo. I was then with
my child Cora on our fa.iin in the Val
ley. After a three years' fight with the
water and the grasshoppers, I had to
move. I returned to Denver in 1869,
penniless. Something' had to be done;
so I placed Cora with the Sisters in
Denver, and started out. A piece of
ground given to me in Alma, by Mr.
Dext er and Mr. Wolcott held me there.
I built a little cottage on it, and took in
washing. While living in Alma 1 got a
place as cook for Mr. Meyers and his
men. They were sixteen miles away,
working a holding. I put up in Mey
ers' hotel. There were few people
there, but Meyers' luck brought in
many, and I thought I ought to lay off
a claim and strike out for myself as well
as the rest. I located behind Tabor's
place. Digging out the snow, I put up
some logs, first thawing out the ground
with hot water to make plaster of the
mud to stop up the chinks, and over
these logs lstretched sheets for a roof.
Then 1 took in boarders and w ashing, and
when spring came I found myself lo
cated in the centre of Leadville, corner
of Harrison and State streets. I had
some trouble battling for my rights, but
I succeeded in court and out of it. That
square is now covered with buildings,
and is known as Mrs. Bay's block. My
daughter was well grown then, and I
took her from the Sisters when 1 located
in Leadville and saw I was making a
strike. Having a desire to give my dear
child an education and to remove the
little Mexican waif whom I found aban
doned in Bobinson's Bun, 1 came Last.
Mrs. Bay has taken a brown-stone
house up town. She is delighted with
the city after her long absence. .Y. Y.
It Was All Right. ,
Several people were making purcha
ses in a Woodward avenue, grocery yes
terday when an old niau with a cane in
one hand nnd a bundle in the other
stood iu the door ami asked :
"Did any of you drive up here in a
j wagon ?"
"Yes, 1 did, replied one.
"Was it an old white boss?"
"And an old woman in the cutter ?"
"And can she manage the boss
"I guess she can."
"Then it'sall right," said the man of the
cane and bundle. "The old boss has run
away and the old woman is hanging to
the dashboard and yelling murder ! w ith
all her might, but if she can manage him
there's no use of anybody getting exeil
ed over it. Let me inquire what the
price of cranberries is toduy." Vce
The Nevada Assembly bus passed, over
the Governor's veto, a bill providing for
the attachment of official salaries.
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211 MARKET STREET,
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ITEMS OF INTEREST.
According to the New York Herald,
ten thousand brakemen ate killed in this
country every year..
The new Czar's wife i a sister of the
Princess of Wales, ami his own sister is
Duchess of Edinburgh, so that he v
doubly allied to ,)iteen Victoria's family.
New Yorkers are having a regulat
scare over the unliealthiness of their
city. The death rate goes on increasing,
and the Sanitary Department is unable
I'ii (plain it avay
Five hundred fresh applications for
OOnsuUates have been filed at the Slate
Department, and there ate no less than
tw enty seven Applications for the Second
Assistant Postmaster Generalship !
Miss Flora Torrey, stepdaughter of
Judge W. H. Wagstatl, of Paola, Kan ,
his just been admitted to the bar, after
a searching examination. She is a hand
some blonde, highly educated, and ac
complished in music and painting.
Now that it is believed "literary fel
lers" are to have their innings, it is to be
hoped Duniel Pratt, the Great American
Traveler, will not be forgotten. He lays
he has been through every college in the
Rev. Henry Ward Beecher and the
Communists do not agree at all. In his
sermon on Sunday Mr. Beecher ridiculed
the idea that the world owes any man a
living. "If the world paid its debts,"
he said, "halters would be scarce."
The Danish Minister intimates that
his government will sell the Danish
West India Islands-St. Thomas and St.
John's to the United States if a satis
factory offer is made. His government
is not anxious to dispose of the islands,
A theater manager at St. Louis has
been condemned to pay 500 damages to
a niiin who was unable to obtain the best
seats for an opera season at the time they
were advertised to be for sale. It was
proved that they had been sold previ
ously to a speculator.
The disc of the sun, which has been
free from spots for some time, was dot
ted with a number of them last Friday.
This is supposed to indicate an unusual
disturbance of some kind, and by some
fs believed to have some connection with
the approaching stoims predicted by Mr.
And this is the way it will work out in
Nebraska. The Omaha Herald says "the
female vote of Nebraska will not be so
distressingly large as many suppose. Its
worst effect will be to give some men
two votes instead of one." This is giv
ing an undue advantage to our wild
W estern brethern.
The postoflice officials at Hartford, Ct.,
have put a stop to the swindling opera
tions of a fellow who has been adverti
sing for agents at fifty dollars a month,
to distribute samples of soap. About a
hundred letters, enclosing stamps or one
dollar to pay for an outfit, have been
sent to the Dead Letter office to be re
turned to the writers. He was arrested,
but released without trial, and disap
peared as soon as possible.
The Detorite powder, made by the
Vigorite Company of California, was re
cently tested near San Francisco to show
its superior power and the entile safety
with which it can be used. A cartridge,
lit with a match, burnly slowed without
an explosion ; a ball was fired through u
can of it wit h the same result . and weights
were allowed to full upon the powder
without igniting it. In actual blasting
its power exceeded any other descrip
tion of powder.
The vicar of a village near firavesend,
England, who is somewhat unpopular
w ith some id' his parishioners, made cer
tain remarks yi a recent sermon at which
a lady smiled scornfully. Tho vicar
walked down from his rostrum to the
pew whole the lady was seated, and,
having given her a good shaking, re
turned to his (dace snd finished his dis
Several years ago, in East Tennessee,
near the present site of Rugby, two in
timate friends, Cuill and Dent, quar
relled, and Dent stubbed (iilill to death.
Refore dying, Ouill made an old negro
servant, who hud formerly been u slave,
promise to avenge him, but in a fair
light with a knife. Dent tied to Texas,
but returned, and was found by the col
ored man, who told hiru his purpose.
Dent met him near the grave of Gullli
and tho duel resulted in the death of
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The other day six men sat around a
stove in a Detroit tobacco store. There
had been a long period of silence when
one of them rubbed his leg and
"That old wound feels us if it was go
ing to open again. I shall always re
member the battleof Rich Mountain."
There was ti slight stir around the
stove, and a second man put his hand to
his shoulder and observed :
"And I shall not soon forget Kratidy
Station. Feels to-day as if tho lead was
going to work out."
The interest was now considerably in
creased, and the third man knockod the
ashes of! his cigar and said :
"Yes, those were two hard tights, but.
you ought to have been with Nelson at
Franklin. Lor,' but wasn't I veiled
that day ! When these two fingers went,
with a grupo-sliot I never felt the pain !"
The fourth man growled out some
thing about Second Hull Bun and a
siibre-cut on the head, and the filth man
felt of his left side and said he should
always remember the lay of the ground
at the Yellow Tavern. The sixth man
was silent. The other five looked at
him mid waited for him to speak, but it
was a long time before In pointed to his
empty sleeve and asked I
"Gentlemen, do you know whore I
got that V
Home mentioned one battle and some
another, but he shook bis head sadly
and continued :
"Hoys, let's be honest and own right
up. I lost my arm by u buz, saw, and
now we will begin on the left and give
everyone a chance to clear his conscienoe.
Now, then, show jrOUr noiinds."
The five men leaned back iii their
chairs and smoked fast and chewed
hard and looked at each other, and each
one wished he was in Texas when a run
away horse flew by and gave them a
chance to rush out and get clear of the
one-armed man, It was a narrower es
cape than any one of them had during
the war. - We I'nun.