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A -MODEkL SAMlSON.
Remarkable Feats With Cannon, Barrels
of Lead and Bar Iron.
From(i the Troy, New York, Tiules.
I , ropose to ,ive you a short sketch
of the life of1 a man who was little
known outside of the village of GIran
ville Corners, in Washington county,
where he was born and spent th. most
of a long life. It. is known of him.
and can be proved, that he has Per
tormed feats of strength unsurpassed
by any man that has lived in ancient
and nioiern times, excepting, ofcourse,
the Biblical Samson. 11is name is, or
was, Siaru Carpenter. Ilis occupa
tion was that of a thrimer. Being 1:at
utrally of a very quiet, peaceful dispo
sition and a member of the society of
Friends, he never did anything for
display to attract attention, but the
feats of strength he pert'ormed were
done more to satisfv himself and to
see how much he could lift than any
thing else. All his lifting was done
by main strength, without harness of
One of his greatest feats was lifting
a box tilled with ron, which weighed
1,900 pounds, which is equa! to lifting
.',600 pounds in a harness. 1le lifted
it with ease with his hands by grasp
ing a rope or chain which was bound
around the box to secure it. Ile did not
know the weight of the box of iron at
the time, and was afterwards heard to
say that had he known it weighed so
near a ton he would have put on the
other 100 pounds and lifted the whole.
At another time he lifted a cannon
that weighed 1,400 pounds and shoul
dered it. At Comstock's Landing, on
the Champlain canal, near Whitehall,
one day while waiting for a load of
merchandise, he lifted a barrel - of
white lead with case. His neighbors,
when killing hogs, if Stearn happened
to be around, would ask him to guess
the weight of a hog just killed. I it
lihppened to be a big one, weighing
four hundred or five hundred pounds,
he would stoop down and twist his
iinzers into the bristles, and in that
way would lift the carcass clear from
the ground and guess on its weight.
He performed one the greatest feats
of strength on record after lie had
reached the age of seventy-five years.
He lifted two twenty-feuir foot iron
rails by grasping one in each hand,
and walked off with them. The rails
were resting on wooden horses, so I.e
did not stoop down to lift them. Ore
day in haying he was going from the
field with his men to the house for
dinner. They were walking along the
road together when one of his men,
for mischief, came up behind him, and,
by a skillful trip, threw Carpenter
down. He gathered himselt up and
said nothing about it. He walked on
to the house, and after dinner, when
reTurning to the field with his men,
they came along to the place where the
man gave him the fall. Ele suddenly
turned upon the man, and, grasping
him by the shoulders and the seat of
his trousers, lifting him and hurled
him high in the air above him and
over a seven rail fence, by the side of
Which they happened to be walking.
The man came down in the meadow a
row or more from the fence, consider
ably shaken up, but not badly hurt.
Mr. Carpenter was not a gigantic man
in size. He was about six feet tall,
and appeared much less than that,
owing to his massive build. There
was no superfiuous flesh upon him,
but the muscles of his s houlders and
neck seemed to be' piled apon him, so
great wvas their size. This gave him
s stoopinglappearance. in a crowd,
-a casual observer would not be likely
to pick him out for one of the strongest
umen that ever lived. Mr. Carpenter
is living at the present time at Gran
yille Corners, Washington county,
N. Y., his old-home, or was living the
-last time I heard of him. lie must be
over eighty years of age.
Cactus Frotn which the Mlexicans t Meat.
Drink and Clothina.
A Mexican globe cactus is about 18 inche
in diameter at the largest part, some inches
above the sand in which it grows, and is
about as many inches high. tapering from
the bulge to a cone-like tip. It is complete
13- covered with two distinct varieties of
thorns-one kind slender and straight, the
other longer and curved almost like a fish
hook, the tips being brownish &r yellow,
exceedingly bard and tough.. The plant is
simpl5 aliuge branch .of rca vegetable
*matter, the surface beingu oy corrugated,
the ridges running spiraiy and- thickly
protected by the. thorns described. Jt
grows on the arid sand, drawing its sub
sistence from. the scanty materials it con
tains, and from the air and dew, for rain
seldom or never falls upon its desert home.
The plant is anything but handsome, but
it isoaremely useful. The Japanese could
as easily spare their universal bamboo as
the poor p-imitive M1exican could this cae-~
tus. The long, straight thorns are used by
the iiaave women as needles; the curved
ones are often and successfully used as
fish hooks; the tough. strong tibre of the
plant, when freed from its other matter, is
an 'excellent substitute for our flax. and
almost the only one known among the
Mexicans, and, lastly, the sap supplies the
people with their national drink. The
flowers are a beautiful yellow, about four
inches in length, and form a veritable crown
of gold to this unique plant. It is the only
plant which can be held tup to public ob
servation when in bloom without the warn
ing, chestnut-colored plaeard-Ilands oih.
P'articulars of the Recent Fire at Madin.on.
WI>srMnsrs. S. C., Novemiber -.
Fort Madison, our sister town, on the Air
Line railway, had am awful tire early on
Sunday moining. Th ree houses, valued
at $2,500, were destroyed. No insurance.
The tire originated in the house owned
by Mr. W. .J. D~eaton and occupied by him
as a dwelling and store. ie and his wife
and some smaller children were sleeping
down stairs, and four of hi., older children
upstair-. Mr. Deaton first awoke and
found that :d commniciation with the up
stairs was cut olr. Hie then ran out and
threw a ladder up to the window on the
west end of the bouwc, got upon it, burst
open the window and ctlled to his children
to conme to him. The two sleeping in the
room came, andl he got them down iithott
their being badly buirned.I The ire by thie
time had come up the stairs from below.
Mr. Deaton culled loudly to his two boys.
aged 14 and 12 years, to come to him.
*They had to cross the fire to to so, but he
got thenm down by the aid ol some frienids
who had arrived. By this~ time the w hole
house was ablaze. Mr. Deaton w a pain
fully burned, and his two boys-bright,
promising and inteliget-wecre -o badly.
burned that they will not. it is thou-ght by
the physician attending, recover. Mr.
Deaton saved nothing.
The fire then spread to the -storehouse o1
Mdr. 11. E. Ihopkins. Mr. II., however,
had time to get out hisa goods. Aaothe-r
house, which was vacant, was burned.
A special fronm Loogootee, at town inl la
diana, savs the Ackerman IHotel. a two
story frme buildling. was burned and three
men perished in the flames. Two of them
had just been elected to till the pcsitioas of
Trreasurer and Auditor, andI were fat igued
from the work of the election, which caused
Ahvm to sleep too cantly. -
A London Paysician Discowrs a Proceam tor
Making that Bene11cent Dru;.
-. PUliile and olpiUmii il vaious forus
andt uinder various names are used by phvsi
Clans more than any other drugs." said Dr.
ii. 31. Whelpley, editor of the /iaol
Ir)Igj,'.St. in a conversation with a reporter.
"Chemi!..s have for several years said it
w:- possible to make qiine chcally,
:.Wl the worhi of those interested has- been
waiting for soulc ole to do it. II 142 a
Frenehman announced he bad discovered
t it process. and deposited a sample of his
- ;uinine- with the French Institute. n
examtiittioni it proved to b le sulplate of amt
monia instead of sulphate of quinine. 31ost
of the experiment has bci directed toward
.uakiig qIuinne of einehonidiniCe. which is
mnade from Ilie same bark. but is of lesser
value :td i' cheaper than uminne. Chem
icalily there is little difference Ietweil theni.
Cinchonidine consist of 1) parts carbon.
22 parts hydrogen. 2 parts zitrogen and I
P.art oxVen: quinine c'ntains Q0 parts of
eatbon, 24 parts hydrogen. 2 parts nitrogen
anti : parts oxygen. The proisem has
beelt with chemists to add 1 part carbon, 2
parts hydrogen and 1 part oxygen. They
ihave not been succesCfuil in this endeavor.
There is nothing wonderful in the claim
that quinine could be made from other
things than the bark.
"Fruit essences are n.;w made withou'
fruits. and other items of chemical stock
are made chemically without the interven
tion of the usual natural product. Yet the
medical world was disturbed last Semtei
ber when Dr. Cresswell Hewitt. of London.
announced that he had discovered a process
to make quinine. He made no effort to
establish this claim or submit his product
to test: but 1 have just received a letter from
L:-,ndon telling of the formation of a coi
pany to manufacture the drug on Dr. Hew
Itt's process. He still keeps all particulars
to himself, and it is not known whether the
Cinchona bark is the basis of his process. or
from what he manufactures the drug. The
company is called the Atlas Quinine Com
pany, and I ai informed has large capital.
If IHewitt has ldiscovered what lie claims
he will have made us independent of the
irregular supply from the countries where
the trees grow that produce the bark, and
while the price of the drug may not he ma
teriallv reduced it will not rise in time of
war in those countries. 'hen, too, his suc
cess will stimulate other cheiists to exper
iIents looking to the manufacture of other
drut's without reliance on -the natural
proiluct. 3orphine may be iiade from
s mething other than opium, etc. It, how
ever, remains to be seen what Dr. Hewit
has really accomplished."
scenes at a Japanese Theatre.
One of the first things which strikes
a visitor to a Japanese theatre is the
peculiar shape of the stage, which
projects on either side at right angles
with the main stage, about half way
into the auditorium. The workings
behind the scenes are very siiple.
Everything is done by hawl, and there
is not miueh in the accessories to a
-!pectacular play, but what is wn-,ing
inl gorgeous ef'ect is made up by the
realistic manner in which they ill the
mitnor details. Thus, if in the play a
man has a sword thrust through him,
the weapon is withdrawn , not bright
and unblemished as before it was sup
posed to have pierced his body, but
actually dripping with the most per
feet imitation of blood.
During the performance every one
eats, drinks and smokes. Criticisms
are very audibly expressed. Conver
-ationt and "chafl' are very general,
and people enter and leave when they
like. If the actor is not word-perfect,
the prompter follows him around with
his book, without the slightest attempt
at disguise. It' tihe stage carpenter
wishes a light for his pipe, lie does not
hesitate to crawl in front of' the actors
and get it from the footlights. A man
killed dturing the play is allowed to
walk oft' behind the -scenes. TChe
theatres of Yokohama, on the main
street of the Japanese town, remind
one of the Bowery in New York city.
[Lu front of each one, extending from
the i'oof to the ground, are wide
streamers, of very gaudy appearance,
with all kinds of symbols painted on
them, signifying the seneis and char
acters of' the play. On entering, the
first thing both native and foreigner'
umust do is to remove his or he'r shoes,
which are checked and taken care of
until the owner leaves the building.
sancy on carry carrying a narrow
sroof wood, at least one foot in
lengthi, for a check Once inside, the
usher directs you to your place, and
priovides a mat, on which you are
expected to squat. In cold weather
each spectator is furnished with
a small box of charcoal fire, with
which to keep warm. The pgrogrammes
are botught, and in a variety theatre
there is alway's a master of ceremonies,
who introduces the per'formers, espe
cially when a difficult act is to be per
foi'med. From the time the show
begins until the end, the orchestra (?)
keeps up' an incessant noise with gongs
and a sort of banjo. However good
the performance or difficult the feat,
there is an entire absence of applause.
While Th re is Life There is Hope.
31any of' the diseas~es of this season
of' the year' can be averted by a small
amnount of care and at little cost, by
the timely tuse of EwBANK's TorAZ
It cures Diarrhe~a, Dysentery, Chol
cr-a Iot'bus and like complaints. N0
tracceler should be without a bottle, as
it will prevent any disease that would
no dotubt arise from the change ox
water, food atnd climate, without its
ut-e. The most valuable medicine in
the w orld, contains all the best and
most cutrative properties of' all other
Tont'cs, Bitters, etc., etc., being the
greatest Blood Puriifler, Liver' Regula
tot and Life and Health-Restoring
Agent in existence. For Malaria,
Fevert and Ague, Chills and Fever,
Dyspeps, Indigestion, Sick liead
ache, Nervous Headache, Chronic
Rhenmatism, etc., etc., it is truly a
Herculean Remedy. It gives new life
and vigor to the aged. For ladies in
delicate health, weak anid sickly chil
diei, nui'sing mothers. See circuliars
wra'tpped with bottle. -
CnuniusTox, S. C., Se pt. 1, 188..
II. B. EwBA~K, EsQ., President of
The Topaz Cinchona Cordial Co.,
Satauburg, S. C.: Dear' Sir-I have
used a case of your Top~az Cordial in
my family', anid as a Tonic and Appe
ticer I can cheerfully reconmnend i', to
all who ar'e stttiering from D)ebility
and lack of appetite. My children,
especialy, have been munch beneitted
by its use. Respectfully,
Ask'your druggist for Ewwaxx's
TrzCINCHoNA CoI:D1AL atnd take
THiE TOPAz CINCONA CORDIAL Co.,
*Spar'tanburg, S. C., LU. S. A.
Little ones Buiriedl Aiia.
A Stcranton, Pa.. special says: Jlame
alrey, aged 2: Janies Dougherty, aged 7:
.iohn D~oughe.rty, aged 6, and Ellen
Drougherty, need 3. wecrc suffocated in a
sadl pit in~Ward 3 Monday afternoon. A
GENE1.AL NEVIS ITE3..
Faeta of Iutercbt Gathered from Varlous
S. S. (ox. <if New York. -teceeIs 1o
sS'Il lt/.ei ill ('ongress.
3Iarion nw Comies forwarl with
The Augu't:4 niill ouaC Ilve 1een
Ile resu-it -s to the he::iture 11 New
Jersey is-tl inl dil .
A disaostru a ir wccurri :. Meii;ii,
Fridav. enltailinz a l -I. of ti,4.(0.
The St icilsts xv;i have % 4rcstion in
Lordi 31ivor's Div in LO.
'Turkeri decliine :o aidi Frme die :drin
the Engih frtm EgyIu.
A high .chooi .ir (-f Uey ( :y.Xiio,
qiolts Shakspeare in her :-tp
Ile Ie s illyi riet::n I 1 r o Ohe
Hou1 i the newniLi .. C r .ynd at' d.
Wmll.. ln'iurkCe Ctehrd D.:
(-!euted to CkonlzIk:s 1rm1 heTw lfhi
trict. -New York.
Governr Trres : iof nrt i- mplic'ted
in a m lurder which had for its iotive polit
The Sales, of to)bacco at. Pan-.:ilk-, \~a..
wu:ing the month of ( Moher were SA';.
iud.wlhiclh nett"ed n 5
Everything indicatIes anl early sitinof
the lhbor troubles in Augiusta,, G:;. i),rcha
Lily all the mills will be wvorkin:g next wee:k.
The discovery of silver in the vicinity of
Caldwelh. Kan:sas, has caused muchz ecite
A German wa.'iter at thev Ast,r Iloluse,
New York, last night, s~hot the chiel cook
and then commnitted sUiCide'.
T..V. Powderly, at a liarge mecting last
night in ('Cooper Union, spoke in f:avor of
Heiry George for Mayor of New York.
The Chanber of Commncre of 31inches
ter, Eng., rejected a re-olution opposing
free trade by a majority of only oIle vote.
Frank 11. Walworth. who kill'd his
father in the Sturtevant iouc. New York.
in June, 1ISM died at Is hoht Fridlay.
A hill granting, sutirige to VlenI w'aS
passed in the \ern.,t I Iouse of Represe:t
A Ciinanian and a white girl were nr
ried in carriage at Council Bluff'.. Iowax to
escape the gaze of a large crowd.
Surveyor Deattie. of thte eu-tomt iiou-e.
New York. was wounde4l yesierday by
Louis Bieral. a di.charged einploy.ee of the
According to registered hets in New York
city. Hewitt will ;et N0,000 votes. Roose
velt GU5,M" ad George 0,00) v.)t;es for
Richard Preston. a Bositon del er in
worsted gzoods anl trimlnming. haIS disap
pared, after bur-wving -50,000 fr om per
The Presidenmt will leave Wasuhin;;toin for
l'oston next Sunday to take pariin lthe
eebrattioni n (ll oidn' of the -.Uh :i
versitry of the founding if 1l-irv.rd :-V
On.h. if the llegroe-s wh-o luilid-redl
drup. in Lee ('ounty. 1i1.. h:s betn ie0)
tured and it i believed was burned1 at the
At a private sitting of the Deputies yes
terda" it vais resolv.d to mintin the
.s'rongest oppositon t ton eesion1 to Iie
The bank president of Pori, IH.. who
Obonded about a year ago wiTh W '00I0
Of the bank's funds, was arreited in 3lon
W. C. Elim. formerly edit,. t! the
Ri hmond Whig. has anno.nna. i hiiams.-if
as a Republican candidate for Co'ngres
t--ainst Gen. W. I. F. Lee.
Prince Cor.za, half other f King
Mil:n. hat become a cand:dte for the Iu!
Zeariant throne, ie is a4 telativte of 31 d.
Uiers, the Ruissian Forteigni hlinister.
The proposed 1ransfer' of the leas of thet
labor~t of the convis inu the Loiian't:t Stte
Penitentiary to a. New Yorkh syniate ha
been forbiddeni by G overnor 3k1ene.
Six thousand meni in the heef -tock yarids
itn Chicago went out tou a s.trike 3iondayx.
They have been working ci'ght hours~ a daty
and the bosses wanted ten. hec thie otike.
The LondIon .Smudard h as advics from
Tirnovat thiat the Czar is willing to acceept
Prince Walfiemar as ruler 0f lhulgartia. but
that the latter is r inmelitned tot ad-ccpt the
Chief 3longus, whlile be~iig conveyedi to
Fort MIarion, Fla., he jumpe~'d lthrugh ai
car window and ran. On being recap1 tured
he stabbed himself in several pliaces with a
Speaker Carlisle and Sir. Morr:is'n hatve
been (defeated for Congress-Carlisle bty G.
11L T1. Loebe, a labor 'gitator, and 3!otrri
sotn by John Baker, a Retpublican protee
A curiosity in the shape of at full growni
white buzzard has been frequently seen of
late on Captain Itandle's prairie plantatfion.
near Union Springs, Ala. The bird is p'er
C;hina will send a high personage to
Itomie next mioth to present to) the Pope
the respects of t he Emperor andi the Imipe-I
rial family, and to ntotifv im thatt the Em
peror ha~s attained his majorit'.
Ben Grillin, of Perry county, Gai., a
farmer, wandered l Saturday unighitand
was found the next day in the wood~s, rest
itg on his hands atid knees, dead. 1t is
suIposed to be a ease of suicide.
Trouble is apprehended at H igh Poit ,
N. C.. ats the result of a negro s itncendiary
talk. State troops have been orderedi by
hei Governor to hold themtselve, in readi
ess to suppress any outbreak tat maytt
A speclial to the Montgomery .idrC,-ter
-ep)orts that Reuiben Anthony, while cut
ing trees at a sawv mill, had his hip joint
orn awayv by a falling treie strikingi him.
lie lived a few h'ours aind then died in great
Th'le St. Lotuis /hi'bl"'i n decatrLs th-t
uiLt million and a half added to. the r eve
nue of Missouri by high licenise during the
iseal year 1886~f was money conitribu~ted in
he cause of tempnerance. as is Shiowni the ]
ntarked decrease in the number: of saloons.
fTe Bulgarian Great Sobranje opetned
Saaday. Patriotie addresses were madeY(
ni favor of maintairing the indepetndence
>f Bulgaria, but a despondent feeling i
lainly perceptible otn account of tihe apathyi
f Europe in regard to Bulgarian interests
'1The statement is made that if the Chinese
ation were to pass before an ob~server in
ingle tile the procession would never c'ease
~or a new gener'4ion would be coming oni
he stage as fast'*as the procession moved.
A citizen of Minneapolis is buildinga
:euine log hiuuse right itn the city. It wviil
e a big. ratimling dwelling'. with queer
orner's and quaint windows, but it will1
taVe aill thle modern imiprovemntts an~d wvill
Thle Supreme- Courtio has decidled~ I ?h0 h
-' 0) 4iu1 lienas '-hav'e been o gramed in
'reven'ts the-s--t of uno i th al etX ui-e
ha- Legislature meett -n ennes a ne' -1 tw.
Th-~e" etionrturn ti fa .shwtefl
inia.1 a Replmbiclt u 11 ain of0f1ur Ntht
arLna. a Dem4I~'iOrtiti"t gi of', one:Ne
Xork. 'a iRe ublia'n ' ain of o:: : (i,
ratic gin of otne.
On "aturday I nieb -o as5 Mr. 1P:ul
ore, ofl Lan'castet' wast gotini homte, lit
v'a- 'att-cked by ' dlo" in the streets. :andl
n atttemipting- to co-ck his ; jstol to shioot it,
het pistol wat s accidenftailly dischaurg~ed. the
1)all pasting thrtough his hanttd, intliting~ ai
It is said that misfortunes seldom come
singly. On list Monday, the g1st ult.,
Capt. John Dewberry lost hislagcd mother.
She was living with him at the time the
angels came to bear her home. She had
n-ached the ripe old age of 79 years. On
tie ollowing Friday his daughter, Mrs.
llix. did in the same room which had been
,t I,;, scene of bher mother live day.s he
C, r .---artfanburg Herald.
Prioably the longest working hour. in
the Ir 'reI kept by the workmen in the
ihua of the midnighit situn. During the
Sun'y ,xiys and nights of summer many
nt:ives work from .1 in the morning until
9 at night. The long hours must be the
more w-earisone since the staple diet i6
very frugal, raw herrings, rye bread. cold
s 1t pork and porridge being the chief arti
eles of fooI for hborers.
Gov. David B. Hill, of New York, is de
ribed by a political enemy as a iman who
does ::ot drink. does not smoke, does not
:se improper language and does not seem
i of taiuselelts, though lie is not a
churchm:H. His ambition is political su1c
Ic. le is a bachelor, without a stain on
his moral escutcheon. and may be waiting
t, manrr- when President of the United
The 01/icid c' says that General
Kaulhars has refused to notice the request
of the Bulgarian government for the names
the Russians who had been molested in
Bulgaria. because the Bulgarians must
know them. Kaulhars preferred to reply
that he would leave Bulgaria with all the
Russian agents on the first act of violence
coMunit ted anywhere in Bulgaria against a
Russian. This answer, it is said, received
ligh approval from the Czar.
The Chicago Pork Packers' Association
h(d a meeting yesterday and adopted a
resolution that the members of the associa
,ion will control their own business: that
ti-y will protect their property at any and
all co-t: that they will run their houses on
the ten hours basis: and that the Executive
Committee be authorized to employ any
protection deemed necessary. It is claimed
that the strikers already out are urging the
men to go out again for eight hours.
The will of 'rs. Cornelia %. Stewart
bequeaths $20,000 a year to her brother,
Charles P. Clinch; $10,000 a year to her
sisters. Anna, Emma and Julia Clinch:
M5'0000 to her neice, Sarah N. Smith;
00,000 to Cornelia S. Butler; $50,000 to
each of her children, Lawrence and Chas.
S. Butler: $200,000 to Kate A. Smith; to
eCh of he remaining children of Sarah N.
Smith, viz., Louisa, Ella, Bessie and James.
-100,000: to each of the children of her
deceised sister, Louise, formerly the wife
of Charles E. Butler, namely, Rosalie,
Helen. Virginia. Lillian, Maxwell and Pres
cott. $50,000: all the rest of her estate,
real and personal, to Charles J. Clinch and
I lery Hilton.
The Editorial of the Future.
The days of editorial essays in a daily
p.Ter have passed, and what is now wanted
are short. snappy expressions of opinion,
siarp a:: directly to the poiit, without
iroloxity. It is a great thing for a young
w riter to learn to stop when he grets through,
a les-son which some older writers who
have ben fairiv successful have never
learned. Long editorials are more fre
1ucntliy a sign of la.ziness than of ability.
01' co 1urse there are some subjects which
require exhaustive treatment, but under
rdinar% circumstances long editcrials are
written because the editor has neither the
time not the brains to write short ones.
The short editorial, the concise clearly
written atticle, will go to make up the
model paper of the future. Punctured by
a pairagraph is nmore than an alliterative
cnc-it. The paragraph is the most form
LiablC weap)on inl the editor's arsenal, and
the long editorial is the least effective. Old
fogies n:iy speak with admiration of the
-thoughtful" writer who turns the long
netvslpaper columns, but the man who will
weild real influence is he who can put his
-tIought" in a few pithy sentences. Ver
Iag;e has had its day, and in the best papers
brain- are slowly taking its place.--Th
A Fearful Tragedy.
.>r Louts, November :.-A sp~ecial fromi
Potosi, 3M0., says: A fearh 1 tragedy oe
earred this morning at MIineral Point.
forty-seven miles from this place. Robert
Wiirezr was shot and instantly killed and
iarvin MicCalbe received a wiund which
will undoubtdiy prove fatal. An old
quarrel between Wigger and 3IcCabe had
I:ever beetn settled, and this morning 3Iar
vi' MIcCabe and his three sons, John, James
and Charles. met Wigger and renewed the
quarrel. After an exchange of hot words.
31arvin attacked his old enemy. The latter
drew a revolver and fired, infiicting a fatal
wound. The wounded, man's song then
produced their weapons, and after an ex
change of a few shots Wigger sank to the
groundl, shot through the body, and died
almost immediately. The McCabe boys
were arrested and lodged in jail at this
Brave Father Danmien.
Cardinal MIanning begs that I will drawv
the attention of my readers to the case of
Father Damicn. As the Rev. A. B. Chap
man remarks in his letter to the papers
about it,, the case is as simple as it is sad.
Father Damien lives on the island of MIolo
kai. Sandwich Islands, which is confined
to lepers. Ie has himself fallen a prey to
the disease, bitt this he does not seem to
mnd, his ontly anxiety appearing to be
that it is diflicult to obtain funds for the
Ibemictit of his unfortunate fellow-lepers.
lie ha's sacrificed evecrything in order to be
in their midst and to cheer them in their
:twful afiliction. I am sure that many of
my readert will be only too glad to show
their' admiration for such self-sacrifice and
toble conduct bv themselves sacrificing
,omie little luxury and sending the money
itould have cost to Cardinal MIanning,
M'r Father lDamien's use.-L~ondon-Trt.
The South has iron, coal, timber and
:ieap) labor: capital has found it out, and
-bringing all the-se into use. Bitt before
roods can be made and dlividlends paid,
niilions of money must be expended in
utildings and machinery, and nmany moraths
~ass before the works get into successful
per'ation. Should protective ditties be re
nouved by a gradual reduction, such as
(tie advocate, the capital now finding its
vay into Southern industrial enterprises
vould lbe diverted to other channel,, and
he lone' established manufacturers could
ise their pl'ants as now, without fear of
sietheir protitale Southern trade. We
LiiE it may be- set. down as an axiom, that
:vr -'nA mericain manutfacturer who desires
e'trade does so, not to get foreign
itartkets for hits w~ares, but to shut oil do
ne-sticeucmpetion in the United States,
nhe free tr'ade theorists, who cite sucht men
ts witnesses against protection, simply add
mot-ier and greate:' blunder to the long~
i1t of their mfiseoncept iorns.-Baliwr'c
Ih-naure-~ard at the Graie of Granxt.
A grav-moustached man of medium
teight, "dressed in dark and genteel
:lothes, was standing int front of G'eneral
3rant's tomb at River'side Park to-day.
JeC looked for several moments at the
d!ain brick tomb, the only monument
New Yerk can afford for the great dead.
Lhe visitor carried a small bunch of
riolets in his hand and wore a small rose
mid in the lappel of his coat. The po
iceman granted him the privilege to
valk up to the tomb and the stranger
enderly placed his violets on the grave.
Ic turned to walk away, but stopped,
md removing the rosebud, bent his head
>er it and placed it with the violets.
Ehe stranger was General (I. T. Beaure
;ard, of Louisiana.-New York Special
o the Boston Heral
A RICH MAN'S RICI WIDOW.
Some Facts and Rocollections of Mirs. A lexan
der T. Stenrt.
Mrs. Stewart always called her hus
band "Honey" and he always called her
Now that the 1aillionaire and ilis
widow have passed from earth it is said
they never spoke harshily to each otIer.
but al-wavs lived a devoted and happy
Mrs. Stewart survivud her Iusband
ten years and six months. Ier deali
was comparatively painiess. The fner
al took place Thursday. At one o'clock
there was a private service at the beauti
ful marble palace. The remaains vere
taken to Garden Ciiv and the servie'
were held in the Cathedral of the Incar
nation which was erected tirough MIrs.
Stewart's munificence. After the s-r
vices the remains were deposited in the
crypt under the altar and elaborate pre
cautions will be taken to guard against a
desecration of the grav-e.
The death of Mrs. Stewart arou;-s a
fresh interest in the husband. One of
the remarkable things about Alexander
T. Stewart was the brevity of his will.
It would occupy only four or five inches
and he disposed of fifty or sixty million
dollars in less than five lines. Said he:
"First-All my property and estate,
of any and everv kind of description,
and wherever sitlated, I give and devi-e
And bequeath to my dear wife, Cornelia
.M. Stewart, her heirs and assigns for
After appointing Judge Henry Hilton
his executor and directing him briefly
about the affairs of the estate lie added:
"For which service, as a mark of my re
gard, I give to said Henry Hilton S1,
There were a number of legaeies to
various friends, employes and servants
in the household.
When the death of Mr. Stewart was
made public Mrs. Stewart was consid
ered the richest woman in the United
States. When the bequest of all her
husband's property to her was published
in the daily papers the enormous burden
put on her aged shoulders was universal
ly believed to be greater than she could
sustain. Fortune favored her, however,
and she sold to Henry Hilton all her
right and title in the business of A. T.
Stewart and Co., for the sum of $1,000,
000 cash, which sum had been bequeath.
ed to Henry Hilton by her husband.
Whether this was in accordance with a
pre-understanding of Mr. Stewart's de
sire was never publicly explained,
though it was an open secret that such
was the fact. But that fact in nowise
altered the legal aspect of the case. She
was the absolute legatee and could have
done with the property precisely as she
pleased. That her action in parting with
a business believed to be worth from
twenty to thirty millions of dollars for
the comparative trifling sun of one mil
lion, and that a gift, was the sensation
of the day and excited widespread com
The theft of Stewart's body is still a
mystery. Since the theft various expla
nations have at different times been as
serted, the most frequent statement being
that the body had been privately recov
ered by Judge Hilton and placed im the
mausoleum at Garden City, but no state
ment has been authorized and supported
by any show of proof, and the where
abouts of the body is still a secret, which
the death of Mrs. Stewart may finallv
open the door to disclosing.
The Earthquake Outlook.
That the eastern shore of the United
States is, and has been, gradually set
tling for the last one hundred and tift
years, is well known. Buried foresh'
and the flooding of~ lands "once high
and dry," attest this fact. That the
seismic focus should be at Charleston,
where the coast line is comparatively
straight, seems somewhat strange. A
more probable place would be in south
ern Florida, or near the volcanic islands
before ailluded to-the Greater ar~d Les
ser Antilles. It is not unlikely that
shocks will continue till a destructive
earthquake or the opening of a volcano
will be experienced at some point 02 or
near these islands-most likelv on or
near one where hot springs occtu--simi
lar to the ease at Casaiulecioha, in Ischia,
July 28, 1884. A volcano may brea:k
forth in some of them, or in the sea, or
at some other weak spot in the earth's
crust near them. Then the immense
pressure and unrest benc ath that un
fortunate city will be removed, the
shocks will cease, and it is highly proba
ble that the portions of the earth near
Charleston that have been subjected to
the most severe shinkings will settle to a
lower level, and furnish another instance
in proof that the earth is gradually
growing more solid and consequently
A Mlater of Petn-lou-..
3Mr. John A. Amtiek (lied in Decembler
1880, and was a pension of the Unitd
States as a survivor of the war of 18!'.
MIr. James Shecey, who is also dead, con
tinued to draw Amtiek's petnsion every three
months until 188:3. In order to do .;o he
had to sign Aick's n:ame to the pension
ceaim. Therc signatures were witnessed
and certitiedl to by JToeI Keisler, Jr.. a Trial
.Justiee for Lexington county. This being
violation of Sections M2 and 54> of the
Revised Statutes of the United State-.
(frauds on the Pension D~epartnment.) a true
bill hus been found by We- United States
grand jury in Charleston against Keisler.
A bench warrant for Keister has been is~sued
and a deputy marshal passed through the
city this morning to serve the papers (hn
witnesses and arrest the defendant.
RomA Bnoo.-We arc all kings
and queens in this country, and we have
a right to as good blood as which courses
through the veins of emperors. If the
blood is poor and the cheeks are pleC, it
is well known that Brown's Iron Bitters
is the great tonic which wid give color,
vigor, and vitality. Mr. 31. K. Gibson,
of West Point, MIiss., says, "1 f'elt weak
and debilitated. Brown's Irou Bitters
made me strong and well."
- Stonewall Jackson never posted a
letter without calculating whether it
would have to trav'el on Sunday to reach
its place of destination, and if so he
would not mail it till 3Monday morning.
Still further did he carry his Puritanical
observance. Unnumbered times he was
known to receive imlportant letters so
late on Saturday night thait he w ould
not break his fixed resolution neveto1
use his eyes, which were very delicate,
by artificial light; he would carry' the
letters in his 1,cket till MIonday' orn
ing, then rise with the sun to reaid thiem.
igl40 watele, . I00 'n wo t -f illvrwae adR
i600 wVor'th of diamnondtl. yh t di:nu
were paid for. Note- were .ie o b
Smuall ha, ship~ped bactk th watc and i .1iia;
verwareI', dhemtandm is noe.' r
Joyce says 8':uu iss a tia for purennb ' - I
things. in. we~ak in 1h: d i n L1
should not be 'o har'd n the weaknm; of
others in progresiv' echrI . *~mIn and
unrItintcidred a~ Let alt wiy 'e>lle :
Th medwicine, comnbining I7rn v;!n p'
ti . nIeh- and enmla:
:Ire 1!oo', Maha,Cblis and Fcvr-:.
h 'i : u L r for )isCnsms Cf ti;
idne a~ L*~i ver.
omril, ,iri i vI who leai sedentaii-.
It '. mi:ir teeth cau:.e heaneecr
.:le e ir.M in-.,Ir Irra 7n:( ie:nof do
It enrches a-"d n rfie- thehinod.stim!rtas
te eite'cithe aimi )latin rf iood. re
i21es Heartburn nd Belehing. and streiigtb
the mueC anid ne-r
l u.'ntemi. em er.Lasitude, Lack o
1:na- nc.e ri oo eqrk
s- The,' "eci*,'r ims ..or ctr!: d'
cr..c.) : a i~s n v~aM . RTeno tha.
r....l.0onl It li ~ N . --L r0-.LT O r y.
M ostof the diseases which af ctmankind are onrigin
allycascdbyavedi:!rderedconiition of the LIVER.
For all comnlaints a! his kind, such as Torpidity of
the Liver. Blhousness. Nervous Dyspepsia, Indizes
tion, Irredlarity of the Bowels, Constipation. Flatu
lency. Eructations and Burning of the Stomach
(sometimes called Hearthurn), Miasma. Malaria.
Binody Flux. Chills and Fever, Breatkbone Ferer,
Elhaustion before or after Fever<, Chronic Diar
rhwa. Lows of Appetite. Headache. Foul Braath.
L-rernilarities incidental to Females. Bearing-down
Pains. STADIGER'S AURANTi
is invaluable. It is not a panacca for alldiseases,
nt. , all dseases of the LIVER,
u-ill STOMACH and BOWELS.
1' changes the compexion from a waxy. yellow
t ine. to a raddy healthy color. It entirely removes
lqw. gloomy spirit . It is one of tha BEST AL
TERATIVES and PURiFIERS OF THE
SCLOOD, ard is A VALUABLE TONIC.
For :ale b7 all Druggists. Pric 3S.00 per bottle.
C. F. STADICER, Proprietor,
140 SO. FRONT ST.. P1!ladc :.hia, Pa.
~% ain'rci! o ofg OKencyo(nhrty
Ifl'hestlonor and Gold 3Mcda! o-;er ati ther Colaee.
.3::..Wor.l'.dExposition. for Sysrci: of Book-keeping and
Gcenrl ilusluect'Educatons. G6000 tGratduate in Itu,!
to'. ia Teacherrsemn*'yed. Coat eoFl! Bus~inesa Courne!
miJuding Tiion.ti:ocry :nd Bard. abot $90. Short-'
iand. Type-Writg and Telt-craphy specia::ics. No va.
caton. Eater Now. Graduatens uaateed Sucee's. Fo'r
ctcuarsa~LdressW ..5MITH.,Pd:. Lexingtem,Rt
- - M
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LT:e Sol(m u is'a-ighly concentrate
Grade Fertilizer f'or all croit-.
AsH LEY COTTON AND CORN COMRt
two c'ropjs anid ake largely used by the Truec;
ASHlLEiY A:-l1 ELEMENT-A v-erv chier
t!!!xr for C. uenr, Corn adi Smll Grain Cri
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Mison & Htainm, Orchestral and
Pianos and Organs delivered, freight
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