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TII03. D. BOGIE, Editor and Proprietor.
"A Newspaper of thePreeent Time; Intended lor People now on Earth.'
Subscription $1.60 Per Year, in Advance
MCIIMOND, RAY COUNTY, MISSOURI, JANUARY i,, 1888.
Call on US when in tho City and examine
our Stock of Diamond, Watches, Kilvek-
AVAKI5, JEWELRV, CLOCKS, IIItOXZES. CAKES &C
and Convince Yourself that Our Stock Is the
Ijir?eHt and Prices the Lowest.
K. II. Goodi Sent on Application to ReUabl. l'artle.
M. B. WRIGHT.
M. B. WRIGHT & CO.,
GOO Mala St.. KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI.
Furniture. Stovcs.and Tinware
Wo also'carry a full stock of tho celebrated
Jiolh for Heating and Cooking.
Come and see our Goods, get our prices and secure bargains
PERCIVAL & FOWLER.
jyncrpns and Buggfiis
Where you may rely on gotting an HONEST job and; one
worth tlio money. Our work has for 18 years been sold o
our neighbors whom we see daily. They are not afraid to
drive as fast or load as heavy' as thep wish, knowing that
Powell's work is the best and will bear the test. Who can
say that of an eastern job? We have also just received a
car load of the famous
WOOD MOWERS AND BINDERS,
Whoso record ot continuous popularity and present success if
not equalled by any other machine in tho world. See our
goods and get our prices.
POWELL & SONS.
at EiJe of the Square, Richmond, ilo.;
Sole Agent for
Carton Hot -
Pumps of all Einds
And sizes furnished to-order.
GUTTERING AND ROOFING
Done in a workmanlike manner.
Haviuir aoHaUl with my Blaclcsinithimr a Flrst-Class Woml WorWuianand
arc uow (mtpaivii to do all kinds of Kupalrmg la th wood work linn.
IIORSMi-SIIOEUYO .f Sperialty.
Will inamiiac'iire Rueirlea, Farm and
aiinarniluinir u the Wagou or Oarrlaic
..n.i..rti.tk In nur work.
I'AIN I'IN'ii ol all kinds done promptly and In fond style at the I .owe'
l'rioea. GIVE Ua a l ltiau. ana Deoonviuoxi mat wnat we say is true.
BUOl' BOUTH OK WA880N HOl-SK.
PS. ALiPIOfJ GOLD MEDAL STUD
h 250 CLEVELAND B AYS 1 ENGLISH SHIRES
The nnlv .(.! that tit win Iikmio ueumm t Uw rlNrt IlsrM Hhw In AmTrB,-ni.no,j
lb t i.ii;t thieeCOLO MEDALS, HwitU lo b.ll Otiwlwl and Shirt cUwn, Uv) CRAND
8wUttPSrAKtlt"tW'"ttd.'ludPKCIAU ltXE lor Ul di .( ( rtLun lit-.-.
CEO. E. CROWN & CO., Aurora, Kane Co., III.
METAL! C AND
burial Cases Caskets
All wadJod and padded. Also a
TT7 TJ T A fTTCIflTT'C! Furniture and Hard war
VV . aWa W4WiiJ.V -
la Grand Opera HouM
J. R. GLEASOX.
we nave opened out, in
the room 1 door west of the
Hughes Bank, a most com
plete and well selected lino of
T E EE ST
Tinware and Cutlery.
AND REPAIR SIIOP.
Bprlnf Wairon.. Plow, anil rvrrytliinv
Business. V) ua. nose but Uiu very txun
fall lint of Burial Suit, and liohei at
l W BXOItJi),
Blook, North aide of Square,
- - MI8SOUH1
This t W'Trr revr varies. A marvel
of purity, .rr fU and whr.lotcmcnes.
M ;e iti tPtl kl titan tli ordinary
Otitis, a! d cunot be sol b In torn peti
tion wlti the multitude of It w tst,
short wr -ght alum or phosrhete pow-
lur, D'M'i oniy in nn.
HOiAL BAaUItli fOWPKU CO.
40-y 106 Wall 8L, N. Y.
C. T. QARNEB, Jr.f
Ifniv fhrrr ol Ui wrtl known ileet. N. M-ft-
At'-tm. ol tire Kmirrti of Itnv ami tit v. In
in't-;"'!) Ut fiimlch porroci Aiwtrjwis nf titlon
an uii'i ii itw rtmutr, pmmpuy ana icir ria-
t ttonvevi iceni aiM kMuu Moaev At low rla
1F1K K Hh o. T. OArner Bon. on HaId it,
Bushes Btoofc. U
MOITSY TO LOAN !
C D Improved Farms,
For Long Time,
At Low Rate of Interest.
Con missions Reasonable.
Lav clock A Lvklocst. I
Tlioroojrribred and Oraiie
HEREFORD -:- CATTLE-
1 have two thoroughbred bull, for
.!o. block on nana for sale at .11
lin.. Call at farm,2 miles northwest
Mortmi. Hay ',. Mo., and tnspeot
HocX. C9i'osvfl!ce, Morton, Mo.
GEO. W. PA Lit
BrMdor il Shlpptr of Pun Bml
! tin .! n'r th efeoifePt anmlali ofthr
.f ir ittl tteil rce atcl bret-ii' g. cum
it. nt v my tirrii brvd to a tvry hlKt otot ol'
ftirL-tioii. M'tck ol all Bgf anil mwi brwl
r n. lit at all ten horn. fI Itlf vcir. IT lean r-
i.tilr mi1) (1'iulity of atot'a naonra to none.
M'k it'Cinlwi in A" l V. It. WnH tonielor
ps or comt aa4 tMiuy hiti. AdUraia a
FAWIEW STOCK FARM,
SAAO H. ZIMMERMAN,
Tounff Bnl t jT aala at Beaaooattla prirea.
Krm tlx mi lea orthire of Knoxf ille, Uat
3 OLE Y
Cr t3 P F- -v mfl" n pp",ft',i.
Dou't Deflect wrlung lor 1L
HIRAM SIBLEY & CO.
ROCHESTER, N. Y.
t'J :I kiaCl.
U-lt . CUlt u.
no u i? st i pva
Sl " 'l. . J! u. ntm . ' V- .
A Host ElfcctivB Combination.
Thlt writ known Ton to and Ni rvhie lsgatntnf
mrs.l if.utitl. ti attiri t'r I'rijilll f, Ilvpfii.
it., ac4 M:iUOt 4 :ordr. ll r.Mt-vr, all
1:1111,1(1 sU.il .l.-tliliUtrtl Cfl.4l(ini Of In ?
Itr.i ; n as1 :ias ti.. 1 i. licet, ai: ) tiMil;- fnn'iMa
sjuU-Ib up ir .ru uut Nmvtus i ulUiLitliU i rv
I' ii-ilrrrl r,r VlfuHtl. anT Lrtn-I buck
fsmithful 'r. ,: b T'pr. TI U r'av"il in Hi.
tiixtf. unit uH wuuy Ui'.mthe n Wui atiu4
iHaurusuuf iitnutjouaa 01 jiuuruk,
i'rlcfr $1.0O iMtr Ilutlle or B onnoea.
iUfi UALK DY ALL UUUWiUiti.
STRAUDE & SON.
Proprietors Mala Street a eat Market
We are now furnishing the best moats
ol all kinds, and will make and sell
sausage, bead-oheese, sto. In season. W.
buy only th. best of animals, butcher
(bent carefully and handl. cleanly. W.
uk a continuation Of lb Mtroaaa f
- A. -a
Tlicru will bo a total eollo of the
moon net Saturday evonlnjr at half
past 8 o'olock and Indlnjr up at 6.
We learn Irom the rirasnnt Hill
Local that State Senator Jus. rSpnvks
died at that place J an 12th, of oulok
consumption, which disease he con
tracted at Jefferson City during the
last session of th. legislature. Hi'
was one of the most prominent men in
that section of the Stat.
It la claimed that Dr. John A.
Brooks, the leader of the Prohibition
parly in Missouri, desires to be tlac d
on the national prohibition ticket, as a
candidate for vice-president. Brooks
is no doubt the ablest man in the move
ment In this stale, but why ho should
desire tho position of tail to the prohi
bition national ticket, when it can bo
nothing but a forlorn hope Is mora than
his friends ran understand,
The sentiment among Freemason
throughout the state, outside of St.
lxiuis, is practically unanimous In fa
vor of the Masonic Home being located
at Liberty. So far no good reason
has been advanced showing why it
should not he. It is moro than proba
ble that the looatlng oommittee will
set accordingly when they meet next
March. Liberty Tribnne.
The inducements that Liberty offer
are eertaiuly very great, and wo would
bo much rejoiced to see the "Home'' lo
A gentleman from this city while in
Richmond lately went to every druc
giit in that oity and asked them if It
were possible for any one, with a pre
scribtlou from a regular physician, to
get whiskey for medicine, "and they,
without exception, told him that they
would not soil or give away a drop of
It. Carrollton Journal.
The above is no doubt true, as there
is not a druggist In Ray connnty who
will tell whiskey on prescription, bnt
if the gentleman had asked for alcohol
be could have procured all he would
Yesterday morning Sam Jonls made
this statement in a sermon at Kaunas
City; "When I was in St. Louis 1
thought that I was nearer the pit than
I ever was beforo, but I am just 26
miles closer to it now." This remark
about Kansas. City makes it evident
that Brother Jones has undertaken
a pretty big contract in attempting to
put that booming little city on the
right track. post Dispatch.
We dont believe there is anotner liv
ing man, that the religious peoplo of
the country, would stand such talk
from, as the above, spoken in Mid pul
pit, but Sam Jones, seems to gain
strength and popularity by talking that
way, and if appearances are not very
deceptive is doing good work lu the
The Richmond Dkiiochat, which U
one of our best escbauges and believes
1" progress, has a spluudid write-up ol
its town this week. We know notuinu
of Richmond, but its newspapers indi
cate a town ot zu,ui inhabitants, wuli
everybody gone to seed except Tom
Bogie, wno is trying to keep it alive ou
tl.oO a year. We should judge the
met'onaniHoi tne town were ait born be
fore printing presses were inveuted.
From the advertising columns of the
Dkuockat. we should doubt whether
they would appreciate tho paper's
eilo'rts iu their benalf. ChiiUcolhe
The editor ot the Constitution docs
the larger part of the business men of
Richmond a decided injustice in the
foregoing remarks. We oelieve the
Richmond Democrat Is patronized as
steadily, and in the aggregate as much,
by the live merchants of Richmond,
as any other county newspaper in the
statu is patronized by homo people.
If the Constitution will glance over its
own columns, and compare them with
ours, he will see his error. And an
other thing, we do not believo there is
a better paying country newspaper in
the state, .than the Democrat has al
ways proven under the present man
agement. Genuine cheerfulness is an almost
certain index of an honest heart. Dys
pepsia and genuine cheerfulness never
go hand in band, but Warner's Log
Cabin Hobs and Bucbu Remedy will
ensure you good digestion, the oertaln
index of genuine cheerfulness and the
Mialcatt Psnslan Dscltlen.
The claim of Montgomery Geiger
lor pension is rejected by the commis
Geiger was a private In Co. B Fow
ell's batallion Missouri mounted vol
unteers. It is decided that this com
pany was not "at the seat of the war
or on the frontier thereof or enroute
thereto" so aa to be entitled to a pen-
In this case Mr. Geiger had received
his land warrant which, by the law, is
more presumptive evidence of right to
pension, but it is claimed that the facts
rebut the presumption and claimant
It will be observed that said act des
ignates several classes of persons who
will be entitled to the benehts of its
1. Ouioers and men, who being duly
enlisted, actually served sixty days
with the aruiy(or navy of the United
States iu Mexico.
V. Those who served sixty days ou
the coast or frontier tnereof.
V. Tboso who served sixty days en-
route thereto in the war with that na
4. Those who were actually engaged
In a battle in said war, ir respective of
length of service.
A. Those who may have been person
ally nauied in any resolution for any
specific service in said war.
6. The surviving widow of such oftl
oers or enlisted men.
It Is obvious that it would bo neces
sary for the appellant to satisfactori
ly prove as a prerequisite to cluiuiing
any benefits under said act, that he
was included within one of the sfurc-
said claanns of persons mentioned in
said lirst lection of said tot u eutltled
to pension tbereunderi
Vmtn the AiWnno.
Mrs. Tripg Allen hsd the misfortune
to fall auddirdocatohcr wrist yesterday.
In Moroco women who talk scandal
are pimUhi-d by having cayenne pep
per rublml into their lips. T. stop
some of the scandal mo'ngore of Liberty
of the vicious habit, it would be neces
sary to pull their tongues out by the
Jefferson Mosby, while returning to
his home from town, on last Tuesday
evening. Dint with a serious accident.
Hi horse slipped, and falling, oanght
the leg of lis rider beneath him, and
roke it- At last accounts, we are
;lad to say. the sufferer was doing well.
Law, en Items.
Mrs. Rebecca Huflaker died near
Haynesville on Sunday, alter a long
A Milwaukee freight train stuck fast
in a snow drift in the east part of
town during. the storm last 'Thursday
uigllt. The set liou luen were oailod
out and by hnrd work the train palled
out about four o'clock In the morning.
L'ucle Daniel Hunkins, of near Vlb
bard died Monday night.' Uncle Dan
iel has lived in Hny county for over
fifty years, and was well and favorably
known by many. Ho had reached the
ripe old age of eighty three years.
Thomas Hurt, our enterprising and
sncccsHful mcrcbaut, has just secured
the most valuable package of goods
evur brought to Lawson. He wont on
Wednesday to Uilead, Clay couuly, and
took possession of It. Klder X Rollo
Davis delivered it to him in due form.
We believe the bill ol transfer will road
something like this; Married At the
rosidcuce of the bride's father, near
Gilcail, on Wednesday January 18th,
by Eldor N. Kollo Davis, Miss r rankle
Robinson to Thomas J. Hurt.
From t lie rtilef.
Jacob Uray and R. A. Grifnin went
to Richmond Friday on business con
nected with tho coal mine.
Henry Miller and family
Richmond Friday to visit
1'hcy returned Monday.
The house ol Dr. H. Davis, 2 miles
southof town, was burned to the ground
Tuesday together with contents. No
insurance. We have not learned the
cause of the tire.
C. W. Chubbuck, one of the editors
of the Kidder Optic, is under, arrest at
Lathrop for whipping a scholar ot a
school he Is temporarily teaching there.
Public sympathy is with Chubbuck.
Mr. James Linville's team ran away
Monday, injuring one of the horses
juite badly. Bolls were pnt on them
for the first time, and they were hitch
ed to a sleigh. Becomiug scared at
'the bells they started to run. Mr. Lin-
ville hung to the lines until one of
thera broke. This caused the horses
to run in a circle until the sleigh was
overturned, dumping Mr. Linvllle in
to the snow. The horses then ran over
a fence, and into some feed troughs.
One of them was badly cut on the an
kle. Mr. Linvllle was uninjured.
We are not in fuvor of Judge Norton
for governor because he is au old man,
covered all over with official hon-
now an cQluiont Judge of the su
preme court well uxed financially.
Judge Norton's ability, and integrity
is unquestioned, but there are younger
men well qualilied for the ofhoe, who
it appears to us ought to have a chance.
It is not a wise policy of any party, to
keep old men always in office to the
exclusion of younger, progressive men,
We have heard Judge Norton's claim
urged, because af his fidelity to the
confederate cause. We do not like that.
Wu favor, or oppose no man, because
of the position be took during the war,
so his conduct was honorable. If it is
wrong for one party to oppose men,
because they were confederates, it
equally wrong to favor them for that
reason. Not what men were ii years
ago, but what they Pro now, is the
We understand Judge Norton is
prohibitionist; so are we. We like him
for that. But prohibition is not a par
ty question now. 11 we thought Judge
.Norton's decision on the local option
law was biased because of his temper
ance principles, we would always op.
pose him. No one acquainted with him,
believes that. It bigots, and fools oon-
uuue to objeot to Judge Norton for
governor because of uia decision on
lucai option, we suaii isvor mm. iaw
Dttlh ol Col. Iiaao MeCoikrio.
We wgrel to It urn of the death of
this enuittb!e and grand old pioneer
citizen, w tiicb occurred at hi borne in
Monroe towuhbip, on Monday, the 0 th
innt. Hit death rusulted from iujuriea
received lu a full last October in alight
ing from ft truin at Ulrica. Ho waa in
our otlice that day add we met him for
the lirst and only time, but he luft the
iuipreuiou on our mind that we "had
met ft man of grand character and ster
Cut. McCoskne was born June A,
l"yy, in Bourbon county, Ky., and
came to Missouri in 6VJ, and to this
county in the apriug of and set-
tied on the farm on which he died.
tie was oue of that graud old class of
oil lie us wuo found Livingston county
a wiiuuriiubw and buve made it the gar
deu opoi ol tuu V et. He took an ao-
uve uu luadi g part in theorganiaa-
uou of the cuunlv , was ft member of
tue hist L,ranJ jury, when iu session.
were Uetd in the tall prairie grass, and
a judge of the couuly court when that
auuai body mut iu Col. John Cox's log
Csium or uuaer tiie shade of a big tree
in his yard. Col. McCoskrie was also
a soldier iu the famous Missouri Mor
mon wur of fifty j earn ago, and took
an active part in driving the 'Saints'
out ol tho suite. A singular fact in
his life U, I but he was very weak phys
ically duriug the whole of his long life,
in fact, he rarely ever saw a well day,
but his death at lat was the result of
1 accident, l'eooe to his honored a&hea.
I sCh.Hioothe Constitution.
Till Butler Tlmos presents the name
of Judge I. Ariunnd, as a candidate
for Supreme Judge. He is an able
lawyer and Is well qualilied for the
Parry Bavins tolls it, that from one
gallon of cream he made threo pound,
ol butter, and after the cream hsd been
churned be had two gallons of butter
milk left keep ) our seats gentlemen.
the eow is not for sal.. Kearney Clip
per. i.youvv. lw ruitu t !ic.-pupcr
becomes familiar with tho business
house, whose name appears iu it. and
naturally they "patronize him. Mer
chants who advertise make many friends
through tho columns of a newspaper.
their name, become familiar as
The Boonvllle Advertiser offers the
following suggestion to the ministerial
brethren: Let th. good church people
occupy th. rear seats and put the siu-
uors in front , Tils way of putting all
outsider, on the back benches wnerc
they are bait frozen and at times, when
the audience is largn, compelled to
stand up, is not calculated to advance
th. gospel cause. Especially In large
meetings Is this don. when the good
member, of th. church crowd to the
front and leave th. poor sinner to bus
tle for himself.
The eleven steel-rail tells of this
oountry organized the Bessemer Steel
Association two years ago and forcod
the price of rails up from 127 to ! a
ton, thereby making immense profits
from the vast amount of railroad build
ing that has been done In those two
rears. Now the rail-roads have formed
.combination to atop building until
the rails can be bought cheaper. Thus
both rail-making and road-building
must .top and great armies of work
ingmen be thrown out of employment,
and other business share in the de
pression nntil these two great "coin
bines" settle a disagreement tfaat
grows out of nothing but the payment
ot a protection bonus of (17 a ton on
steel rails. With tariff protection of
only tlO a ton aleel-rsil making would
be immensely prolitable, and tne busi
ness would run more regularly, iu-
stead of alternately booming and ceas
ing. But the rail-makers think it will
nay them better to starve workingmen
occasionally, if doing so will suable
them to extort the full tariff premium
on their output when they begin again.
Missonri haa just as good papers
as any stats. They talk up their coun
try just as much as any papers. They
are fully as reliable aa those of any
section. But they cannot reach a class
of readers where they can do any mis
sionary work for this country unless
readers and citizen, put tbem there.
Have yon s friend in the Last who
would like a n.w homer Bend bim
your paper! Subscribe for one for blm
if you are able. If not, send him your
own after yon have read it. A good
newspaper which 1. always endeavor.
ng to set forth the advantages of its
country is the very best agent that can
be sent abroad. It approaches the
kind of a man wanted here, in a silent
manner, and finds him unsuspicious of
any design upon opluions of the coun
try. It works on him quietly and In
sidiously, until he finds himself desir
ing to se the oountry for himself.
He then "goes west to take a look"
prepared U Bnd things aa they are.
He ia partially acquainted already.
l'he newspaper has done more than a
dozen agents in silk hats could do, and
at a nuuareutu part oi tne expense
Warner' Log Cabin 8arsaparilU
re irul a tea the regulator. Butt blood
purilier. Largeit bottle iu the mar
ket. Manufactured by the proprietor.
YVaroer'i bftfe Cure, bold b, all
Prom th WAthlaf lea Uritlo,
Congressman- Dougherty of Florida
la ft firm believer in the superior aurau
tlono ol his state, as the following true
story will testify
On onr occasion a Mutu-buietts
man was his guest and the Congrufa
man took him around showing him the
obarms uature had so lavishly bestow
d upon the favored section.
See," said Colonel Dougherty rap
turously, "the beautiful flowers, the
lucloui fruits, the toft blue sky, the
birds ol brilliant plumage, the gtntlc
undulations of the land.
0, yes; 1 ace !" replied the practi
Oftl Yftukee,slftpping his face and hands
"I see; but these infernal tuoauuitou
ruin the prospect.
-Whj, my dear sir," expostulated
Dougherty ."there's uo inot.mue here
lou ftre totally mist ken. You only
The visitor wouldn't be persuaded,
however, and afiver an argument, euv
phosized by ilapo, ha accepted a bet ol
460 Iron bU hunt that he (Oie host)
would take off all hie boat that he (cue
boat) would take oil all his oiothts aud
lie ou nil feoo iu the sand for teu min
utes aud. not bedU.uibed by the rues
quitoea, nor show the olighteet sign oi
The congressman peeled down to ti e
skin, prostrated nimeif, aud the visi
tor BirOod over Ulin holding a watch
with one baud aud ogntiug tue peats
with the other. .
For nvAsUor seven minutes Dju lib
erty lay there, covered with mosoui-
toee, out Detraying not the slightest
emotion, me visitor by thU time
thought he was going to lose his $50,
andwitn great sagacity took a sun
glass from hie pocket and focused the
rays on the Congressman 'e beck. For
a quarter of a minute Dougheity
never flinched, then be began to
squirm. The Yankee kept peifectly
still. In three-quartere of a minute
Dougherty was contorted like a msn
in great agony, and stretching 1 ack
one hand appeaiiugly to the visitor, be
called out :
Say, Boston, if you'd let ms lull
that yellOW jaokeV 1 11 (TO JOU
more en the mwnuitoee,
Tho jvipnlnrity if Uwn tmi' d
making Uin Knl'ish women lup-iitlwd,
Thrt Poli-li po) itovT iv in i in
tlieir own Ituimge, but alwiu li
IjjniUiiH Dnnnp'li'a Runninn cfi-lint
hm tnx.-n copv.-iulito'l in twelve ilMtV-r
A prnv cr.in. mivianrriii; tt it sVM our
H'-h iiri'l a b:il( r-oin tip iu tip, xvnt
shot Hfur Mt-w IVilmit.tMii, fV
Arconl!n:- to fro.l lV.uUvi.Th'o...vt
Tilt on '.I liair hut ijrva m-nm rului".
Ullt tlltiU '1 litrtMitHH AlUNVa M m
In Chitftir n ffw i.,iaj .,'o n Mr.
Multr nnurit'i AIK Hpu nuil tin
oi.iriiititiif elt't jrvntnii s tim U-v. Mr.
Knott, J'lto t.mpi.' ..uin lu lie Hfrtrl)
J. F. Saovnvm. nf .':uc Cltrlt'.
Va.. ha r:.tsi'i.l;ifNK tvuith f k-ilt
from li f I V tie r?-. or .!.' i pt-r m-ro.
lita nut i-fofU in il',y,W. or pwi
acre, ? r
Tht-rn wm-t 7,rM plmfompItT Ir
tTit- L'uitrM. Suu-t in U70 ami 11'Ht.i in
1M0, Tlierw mv now nl.uL l.K
vona wiz-iir.- d in t ue Jjuvlnc- iutliif
(touutrv. -' -.
A Vvrlrr trhn h-s rfttrnsr1 ti hi.
omt? In Mn.ilpu-itoit. N. J., uftcratrtii
through J-.ui'opi' mut Aft k a on hit
tricvlu nay he onruinl r.'.OvU milti, ai
an pxpnse of (lVO.
Mr. O'Neill is itnitl to havn nnulr
2li,iM) hi ttin limntit v htiouii'H!. at
Bur Harbor uunnjr ttie patt four
Sumrnera. She hu a moiuritolv of the
rati, ant even a monopoly iu soiled
linen pay j.
In the ht?nfl"i office at Santa Cruz,
Cal. there ar poatud alvot tit-etiiBnts
offering re:irU nt'iojiniiiid; in the
neigh iHii hooU of vtu.t.hjo to he "paid lot
the arrest and eonvU-ttuu of Tiiriont
DinrdereM, rob beta, burgiars, and
Mr. Joseph Frnncis. the f Amou in
ventor of hfi'-SRving npp:truU.i. who
as long nt? en a reiuunt ul -w Jcrsty,
as gone to Sail Uii'lto. Cnl., to Jive
pornmnently. Mr. Francis in now 8' J
ears old. 11c is accompanied by nil
on, who is punt M.
Cincinnati in to hrr? n monument to
the memory of frcsident H.irriMou.
Artist Art how at work on the defcicnit
ml a P(tertion tviil k.joii he mude. The
Btntuo will be unvailed in the full of
1888. on tho ct'iueunial miniversitry of
the citv of Cincinunti.
H. Rider Hnegarri in a sli mier man,
with a tine hfd and a stninr, well
balmired face. H is not inm-h over
8u. Hi' hii ph'iitv of time before hint
in which to -i oori wiw k iu tli-lin if he
will but avoid the prndmnhm ot hurried
and uutluiriheti lories.
It is reported that a rich American
alxmt to tMtutili.lt ft p:t)M r fiiL-toiy
Han Luis pnti. Moxwo, with a
capital of at lfiist .no.tMHt The prin
cipal matpral usetl will be "IWhtif'titlla'
lihrous plant which tnows aounu-
antly in that suction. v
A memorial to tho late Charles
Reade has boon unveiled in the crvpt
of St. Paul's, it. Is a simple white
marble medallion portrait, htmrtng the
nsonption : " 1 o ttie memory ol
Charles Rned, 1. C. L. Born 8th
June, 1811; died 11th April,
Author, dramatist, journalim. The
medalHon is oloe to the but ot Georue
A KcvndaCityman has found a stone
which in shape, color, anil Ki-uerttl ex
ternal appearance retmhit-s A huge
oyster, lue stone is nmnit 7 inches
on, oi or 4 ineues wide, ami nuout 3
nohes thick. Bv th action of water
flowing over It rul-ts and grooves
have been formed on the rock, and iu
such a manner as to give it the exact
appearance of au oystor of mammoth
Col. John II. Pierce, uho lives nt
PlantAville, a ltttlo inHUtif:titturing
town iu Kow F.njfhiO'l ou tho New
Haven & Nortlmmption rond, 1b pro
paring to Astonish the world by his in
ventive genius. He claims thnt he hns
proved the nraoticabilitv of entablitii-
iiif paHsenirer n nine ot iweca tnin
country aud hnglamt by moans oi
nneumauo tune uinceti unner im
occeau. He thinks that In the future
a man will bo Able to breakfast In New
York aud tuke lunch in London. .
Cant. John Allien of Duxburr, Muss
7 rears old. is a lineal desoemlant t
John Alden. who oonrtetl I'riscilla
Multins for Miles St;induh, and was
asked: "Whv dont vou spee.k for
vmiriNlf. Jnlm at least so savs a ned
Wee furnishmi him by laicus Alden
Tolman of Mauch Chunck, another ol
the family. Capt. AUUm eays Ito has
the ruair in whioh John ami Priscills
sat when thov only needed one chair.
aud points out thu chair to prove it.
Oelsbert Foltgieser, of Chicago, is
dead, at tho a-c of sovnnty-three. He
was tho old t saloon-kenpor in the
City of Tyrian Purple. Ho went to
Chicago in IHV2, aud opened a grocery
and bar. liesiue la-i (iisti'ii'iioii a
the oldest tsaioon-kot-pt r in t uieiipo he
also enjoyed the reputation of boine
the heaviest man in that citi. In 1 Ht.tw
he weitrhod i'M) tioumJs. li s weight
decreased as he prow older, but stil
reiristerod over floo pounds at the tune
of his death. He louve ft f-trlnne of
about dO0,(XK lohU wii'e and children.
Mr. C. O'll, Omanliu, the cdifor ol
the Biohnioud fti.uU:h, lias reecivod
from the I tilled Slates nverumcut :l
wajres due him rti "Xo. u." 'J ho Uich
mond State fxplahn liiat sonic time ai
there was a vessel iti di-.iro oiVCnbb'i
island. J he captain of the llte-fiutnm
ordered out tho life boat, but ho imed
one man to eomplcto his r w. Hi
call for volniitooi was answered by
Mr. Coward in w Im profornied tlie
dtitv of "No. 5" and was known
"No. 6." As "Xo. 6'' know what lie
was about, the ship wiu reached and
The Roval Metooiviloiricnl society I1
desirous nf olitaininir iiinioi:r.ipb ot
Hashes of lightning, a.i it is Udiovi
that a preat deal of roe:irci on tl
subject can only no pni'sm by mean
of the camera. If a rapid dry plate
and an ordinary rapid doublet witu
full n pert ure bo left mu-oveied nt
niifht durlnir a tlnudoitmm lor
short time Hashes of light will, after
development, be Ii uimI in mtus caws
to have improved thomeUot upon tho I
plate. Xhu only dutifully is the tin-
certainty whether any purlicuhrr llanh
will happeu to have bucu iu the lieid
Charles Stuart f'alvorloy. who wrote
"Fly Leaves," was a frc'iicut visitor
at tne deans lodge when a student ni
Cambridge. One cvoning when ho
was there the chibliuV bedtime catue,
and they said "Gtnid-night." One little
miss, about 5 years of ago, kitted her
father and mother and was leaving tho
room when her mother said:- "Why,
my dear, are you not going to kis
Mr. Calveiloy ?" No, mamma, Mr.
Calverloy doesn't want to ki me."
"How do vou know lie doesn'tr" "Bo.
cause, mamma, whenever liu meets us
walking, at the back of the college, ho
always kihcs ntiiao, but lie nevur
Jeffrey Wilson, h colored man, who
died recently at L rbnua, O., is thought
to have been the olde-st neitn in the
world. He wai born in Uooiiu onttutv
Virginia, in 177U, aud was a slavu fruiu
toy birth to the c o.o of the hue war.
U hud twg wives, liv Uim tivsV he by
eame the father of olght ohihlren, litre
of whom are living, the avragw of
their ages being uu yars the biiImi
be ins: H7 and ttie yotutgost 7V year.
By his second wife he had nine
children, nix of whom are living,
the average age being yi years
the ehteii being M and the yonng
nt 41 yonis. Hi hsd 7ft gisnd-thiWI-nn,
li gront-gi nntlfbildron, and
1 great-greai-grandehild. his ofttpritig
eYtouding through 4 generations, thera
iM-jiig 1 m ml. ht his veins flowed
the blood of throe raoe-t. while, negro,
snd Indian. - nnd to this fact It at
tributed his griat longevity. His
miL'umi wife is now iiv.ne rn tut
A lrl Kins.
There wer loars and trouble In
Sto-khoDn; there was sorrow in every
house, and hamlet lit Sweden: there
was contiterniilioii throughout Protes
tant Kuropo. Uustavus Adolphus was
dad: The "Lion of tho North" had
fallen on the bloody and victorious
bold of Lntzeu. nnd only a very small
girt of six stood as the representative
1 1 Sweden royalty.
The State of Sweden that is, the
representatives of the different sections
and peoples of the kingdom gathered
n hatite within the lliddarhaus, or
Hall of Assembly, in SttH-kbolm. There
was much anxious tputrovery over
the situation. The nation was in
desperate strait, and some were for
one Uiing and some were for anotlmr.
There was evon talk of making the
fio eminent a republic, like tits State
I enloe: wntie tne supporters ot me
King of Poland, cousin to the dead
King itustavui. openly advocalod his
I mm to the throne.
but the Uraud Chancellor. Axel
Oxcntieru, oue of Hwoden s greatest
statesmen, aciott promptly.
'Let there be no talk between ns,"
he iald. "of Venetian republics or of
Polish kings. We have but oue King
the daughter of the iminoi tal Ousta-
Then upspok oneof the leading ren-
reeentativos of the peasant clans, Lars
Lamson, the deputy from the western
'Who is tliis daughter of Gustiirns"
he demtinded rudoly. "How do we
know this Is no trick of yours, Axel
Ovensliern? How do we know that
King Cuxtavus ha a daughter? We
have never scon hor."
'You kIiaII see her at once,' replied
the Chancellor; ami leaving the hall
he returned speedily leading by the
hand a dWntnulivo, but bv no moans
bashful-looking, litllu girl. With a
suddftn movement ha lifted her to the
Boat of the high silver throne that could
only be occupied by the Kings of
"Swedes, behold your King!'
Lars Lar.Hson, the deptitv, pressed
close to the throne ou w hich the small
tig n re perched silent, yet with a de
lta nt look upon her little face.
'She hath the taoe of the tirand
Gustavus." he said. "Lttok, brothers,
the nostt, the eye, te very brows are
"Ave," said Otonstiern: "nnd she is
a soldier's danghir. 1 myself did see
her, when source three vent oltl, clap
iter tiny hands aud laugh aloud when
the guns of ( almar fortress thundered
a salute. 'She must learn to hear It,
d tiiistavus our King: 'She is a
soldier's daughter.' "
"Hail, Chrtfttina! shouted the as
sembly, won by the proud bearing nf
the little girl and bv hor likeness to her
valiant father. "Ve will have you
and onlv vou for our Ontwn!"
-"Belter v.. brothers, '' tried Lara
Larasoo. now her most loval sun-
porter; "she sits upon the tlirone of
the Kings; let hur bo proclaimed King
And so it was done. Aud with their
wavering loyalty kindled into a sudden
flame, the States of Sweden "gave a
mightv shout" and cried as one man.
"Hitil, Christina, King of Snedeut"
Well Dnllt San Kranolaoo Ulrle.
Chatting with a sprightly intelli
eent c-irl the other evening. I was in
furniod that she belonged to a clique
which prided itself upon Its skill iu
takmir "classic uhotoirranhs.
"Don't you think thai it is really go
ing a little too far? I venturea to sug
geia mildly. "Now Venus arising
from the sea, or Venus and Cupid, or
Diana aud her Nvtunhs, or anv of
thoso studies which weare accustomed
to aitociate with the nude in art. while
ouite correct In marble or on oanvas,
would not be proper if we recognized
iu Venus a lady with w hom we had
drank tea on thu previous evening, oi
discovered that the Diana was identi
cal with the girl we took into supper
at n nan.
Not a bit of It," said my progress
ive cumpaiiioii, stoutl "We keep
those pictures fnr oumelres. No oue
sous them on the outside. Moreover,
you men are always chatting about
mures ve moduli, and abusing us V
wearing corsets aud tight shoos, and
other things which may cramp the
figure. Look at this In a physiological
light. If Mry, studying her own
picture finds that her waitt tloes not
ome un to the enus tie .mho siaunara.
she abandons corsets, nnd emlravors
intelligently to improve her shape.
Ami I can tell you that I have in my
iieaiou nictuies ot gins oi my so.
nuaintanoe which would iiirU anv oi
the enuos aim in an a joaioti wiut
envy. I dUputed the abortion, ami
the argument timtllv lertniuatod
iisoiititig to sliow me this album, ot
course with the face covered.
H was a most remarkable collection.
Tho fi-iiiret tli.it I nhowed the bu1
nak;l, a few tho waist, but none of
them wor iH'i tooilv nude. It was
Kplemtld Sll(Wlll!( or the pel lection ot
phytiipiu to v hich our 'alifornia
inaidons have ttttainotl. There were
legs iu abundance, o&itiiitcly mouhl
ed legs, with calves and ankles ami
feet whioh would have made a sculptor
wild to model. Tliore wore arm
taken alone, and one was a back from
the nock to tho )tol.
"1 confers 1 see nothing impropser in
this," 1 said. "Wlmt in thcio iu the
other end of the book? '
" That is tor the inspection of ladies
only," said my friend, shutting up tho
book. "Pity we could not work yon
iu, Mr. Paul, with Susanna. Thai
gray head of yours would look heau fi
lm as one ol me eiueii. -oai-funKnw
Fortunes for Printers.
A Denver letter
dd days in
Mail iim'I give soi
ing remiiii.tcouces of the
that cciion, and tho ups an
ot frontier life. There was
ru-h for (ob printing ami prices were
steep. Thev got )0 per one thou
sand for cards, lottor-hcads, envelopes,
and so mi. ami asutoek was scarce ami
thev wanted to accommodate, every
hiniv, thev gae only two or throe
htiudnMl cards or letter-heads, a the
ea-e might bo, to the thousand. They
wei-o noon taking in between and
ft.isiadav for jot) work, and iu ex
citing times tncy had to keep the press
running us late us I J o clock at night
to vitpplv tho dcmaml for papers. An
annraing story is told by Col. Arkius,
winch illiutrates the go-mvyoii-pteane
ittauuer iu which llu-y charged for
One evening as the men were
lug up tu go home a stranger dropped
iu sutd si4.li9 flnU4 full vl
Ing tlono, ami he wanted il that nlnM.
ol. Arkiii told him it would be tni
pojitjl! to lt t hitu bare it. but )
sHted thai ho 'mutt have it. am
1 trotted a willingnot to pay libora-!,.
lo exjilaineil what he wanted ton
curds, Lho size of playing cards, nine
with numbers on thfiii from 1 to f,
and then a ninglo one with tJ on it,
Tho Job wn taken, ami thoy were t
semi the eardi and bill W Tom Komp s
en 1mm and the g tmMing-ball, whtrs
the stranger would be waiting for thm
at V o clock. They took a planer and
mullet and printed the Cftrds in Hve
minutes. Thon Arklns, Burnell, and
1av1 want t-Miimwr.
What'll we tax hint for that job'
How will lid dor inmiired Bur
nell. "or would he think it loo mm-h!
Ten nothing! sablArkina. "Whv,
charge something for our trouble
make out a bill for 'l2.n
"Davis and Burndl were afraid, hut
the bill was made ont, and Arkina
agreed to collect It- He wont to Tom
Kemps saloon at 9 o clock, nnd the
stranger was thore.
Hare yon gnt 'em? he aikd,
coming uloe to Ark in and whispering
in ins ear.
"Yes," was the whispered answer.
"Where are they ? ' i
A thin package changed hinds, and
the gantbW put them intut his pocket.
."now much! tie wnt(cred.
The money was counted out, and
Arklns receipted thj bill and turned to
when the stranger caught hi arm
Look a-yere. c to n: I'm a thief I n
a gambler; that's the way I make my
nviti : but, sav, iu t this thing a leetle
I I s-PSSSS
'Would Hoodoo ttie ft hop.
There was trouble in the Wind sol
houA barbershop the other dar save
the Minneapolis Jonrnitl. It was all
because of v alousv and superstition.
There was a nice-looking colored)
porter there, with a sweet colored
voice. His name is Henrv. and he it
nice Sort of a fellow, at least that is
hat the customers of the shop all sav
and they would not sny it if It were
not true. 'nw mis Henry has a rivaL
He dislikes Hnry for two reasons.
First, becanue Homv works in surh a
handsome shop while he fs employed)
iu a vei-y poor sort of place indo.
nu then he amines iionrv Doau
he Is more popular with the ladies.
This exoliiius why they hare not
been fries. Is.
The day ou which the trouble oc
curred Henry's rival appeared at the
shop. He called Henry out aud they
hao some conversation.
During the- coiirerntl'n Henri
looked calm aud cool. He wore a Bar
The rival look mad. He wore aa
Thev talked oulotlr for a whilo, and
then seemed to forgot the existence t
other people benldos themselves. Tti- -.
almost evervboily could hoar them.
'Jink vor a siua't nigifab. don't yer."
said the rival.
Wha To' doin 'round henh? Want
to raise a row? But to can t do it.
nohow. I ain't a scrauuln' with such
trash as voV
louse afraid for fiirltt nte. Fd kill
yo I would. If I ever fought yo'.
ttenry greeteu tn.s wttn loity aoom.
"Yo1 couldn't light nothin'. nohow.
I'll tlx yo' black skin fo' yo .'
iteury saiti nw a woru.
"I'll make vo' wish that to' bad)
never seed me, I will. I'm a talkin'.
The rival made a sudden move and
got inside the shop. With a rapid
motion he started to open the umbrella,
men ne carrioti.
"I'll Hx yt, vo' stuck-up nigga. Til
fix yo' dude shop sose 'twou't be no
uui ne nau spoken too quirk, lie bad
not much more than unfastened the
band before Henry was en top of
He toyed wilh that rival.
"Yo' " would 'hoodoo' this shon.
would yo? I'll jun nx you a lit tie.
Raising an umbretl in tl hnp. Yu'dl
like to keep us from doin' any business.
I've got some combinations in my
pocket, too. Yod like to hoodoo
tbem, I s'pose. Oh, I'll do the uxin'.,
And he did.
When Henry got through with t!ta
chap with the umbrella he was the
most demoralized loukiug rival that
ever came out of a barber-shop.
"Yo' see'' explained lUury after hta
late ooponent had disappeared
thoroughly vanquished, "hed a huo
dooed the shop suwh, if I hadn't stop
ped him. If to' lick the man the
raises the umbrella in a place tlm
'hoodoo' don't count. Besides klllia
the shop oil I wouldn't wou on a horsa
or base-ball combination for a month.
That why I had to pound him so."
It will probably be many days before
tho rival trios to raise another
'umbroir in a barber shun. He talked
about having Henry arrested, but he
thought better of it.
The Uncertainties of a Cofuluclor'a
Itniiroids do not often rehi'ttato a
man afu-r he has been bounced," aaid
a veteran of the rail to mo, as we were
thundering along his road. "A pa
senger con hie lor is gettorallv one wh
lias been promoted from the brake.
Sometimes an engineer is made a con
due tor, but you will tiud lhe-o things
an exception. Companies like to keop
f;oml engineers at the throttle. Tney
tad rather give them more pay thu.it
Cromote them. A a rule It U lirst a
rakeman ou a freight thou to the
same place ou a p&enger, then con
ductor ou a freight, and bv and by to
lite passenger train by mighty iow
coaches. Matt) a pasougorcoiidiK'. -
has to work as '-an extra for tv .
f ears or more before he get a train h
lis own. Aud thou, wheu the coveted
place is iu sight, ho lias a wreck, and
if he lui-n l a mighty um1 case and
occn-iioually iiiiluence he gets iHmucwd.
Tiien he lid to go to some other road
and Vivn at the b-.tiom. I know a
man who ha worked tip in this way
for ten years. The very Host run hu
had wilh bin regular train there was a
titiiasli-up, and alter tho investigation
ha was hied. Ho had saved up about
$l,aVjJ. Ho took this money and weut
ou the Board of Trade and M every
dollar in loss than a weok. Ho weut
to railroading again, at the brakes ou
a freight, tor amnaer company, ami
has jiist bcou put on as conductor of a
freight on a Westoru road tint kills
about six conductors every year. Bar
ring the dangers of an engineer, hia
place is the be-t on the road. It i
mighty seldom that an engineer, if he
escapes, i heid to account for an ac
cident. Tho BrothorhiKul of Loeumo
tvm Etitniirers t tho strougeKl and
stauuehost organuntions on thu faoe
of the earth, and is the only one that
a railroad directory is afraid of. But
lite place of eondueior, -pcciully pas
senger conductor, is lh tuosl ungrate
ful and un ei tain that a uiau can hold.
t'Aicuyo MuU. t
m -sa 1 1
R.rt Cloud ie Hintted wilh the
Brilt-h I'arltamont. After his it U
the baid-hoadod Hoihu of t.oiumon b
iv ma iked that tbero was not a "scalp'
lu be svvu from the galler . ,