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VOL. III* ANN, LRNO COUNTY, S. C,~ WViDNESD Y, F 'BRUARY 17N..
-NYE AMO)NG THE- kUSll~i'
THE L ':LY EX1'EliEN N .
le Find-. an 1tu'im a n WMT
North Carolina and Ta.-stes the Chem'zuival-.
(I1,l1 Nye in :Le Now y. .
AsHEvImiL, N. C., January 13.-Last
week I went out into the nountains for
the purpose of securing a holly tree with
red berries on it for Ya etid. I had
idice in all my pidtiiiis of Ch Inima
festiv ides .in Eglm th~at7- the holly,
with eraiiberries' onc'it, cons'iktt , e
back groiud of Yuletide. A e
England without a hujUy iborg. a a
little mistletoe in it wouldn't be wirth
half price. Iferethese vogettahles gro--v
in great prof sion, owing to the quaoe
.. im dso.the.loly m is within
the reaoh of all.
I resolved to secure 9pe persouady,so
I p 8 261 ~ tountainsi -here,
in Ies th"' the tinme it takes t o tell it, I
had succeeded in finding a h' yecand
losing myself. It is a very sk-mLin Sen
sation to feel that you arelos, and that
before you can be found somet:4gis
liable to happen toh i
I wandered aiimlessly about for half an
- i t I.Dwld bb insed in
'society and some one sent in seaich of
me. ..w-just -abouz o. giye up in
dw -n &bt~ of moss
with the idea o sluling of six or seven
feet 'f 'iedaEiihe aciew rods
away, I saw a blue smoke issuing from
the side of the mountain' and rising td
ward the sky. I went rapidly toward it
and found it to be a plain dug-out with
a dirt floor. : I entered and . cast myself
upon a rude'naii keg, allowing my feet
to remain suspended at the lo ser end of
my legs:a=uttitude which I frequently
affect when fatigued. -
The place was not occuie ttime.
I entered, thougg there was fire and
t s IoAled otghchoaer 'ik
not been1oig 2nt. S Ced to Ten
and therete'earks of 'the cheinist.
I feared at first that it was a bomb fac
tory,,.bt as.I could not saeeany of these
that it was safe and waited for the owner
After some time I heard a k,:j gutter
al footstep appx;hing up the hill. I
went to tae door And exelaimed to the
proprietor as he: came, "Merry Christ
'3ierg Ulgistmas be-~t""said he in
th'e same bintenng tone. \-W\at in
--thredashe -two hyphcns and an aston
isher do -you waint here; you double
dasl ed and doulbl blanketed blank to
dash and retarn. I
The wording herd is my- own, but it
gives you an idea f hvLow the conversa
tion was drifting.. -Youm c e 5cby his
nn~ei ~fmterazITPeople are 'not alone
in being suti irtt b iin i ont
So I hrumored him .a=q si. ke kindly
him'and-smoothed down is rumi
plumage with my gay bain -, for he
wow.a shawl n ce er t :
I "iffer isan sennu a rmi
oticcd that Ie was a dbouti
medium heigi4hwia C.crIt !eatuxes
and retretiAg siske* fs
dam' and auug- in great %:aves, whic
seemed to have -caught the sunlit and' 1
retained it together with a great many
other atmospheric phe~~nmen. Hie wore
Greeley catch. grasshoppers in, on the
bans of the Winnickinmeck, just before]
he caughtn aal trout.
hims - ' " % -Ixpus exriiet
that he had been engaged in p-erieeting.
It was inclosedTh's.a dark- brownr stone
receptacle, andvis ha~dain proce by a
common corn cob stopper. . took sonie
of it in order to show that I nided ini
him. I do not remezpber a,nugiing else
distinctly. The emasitis d.kwent
at once to my brain, where it Lad what
might be termied a coniplete walkover.
1lnow have no hesitation in saying
that the fluid must have been alcoholic
in its nature, for- when 1 rega~ined my
consciousness I was extremely elsewhere.
I found myself on 'a road which seemed
to lead in two opposite directions, and
my mind was very much confused.
I hardly know how I got home, but I
5p4l~id,.- ce omlT.d"by a
strong inmg feward promibin. . A
fewdays Iber I regeived ~ia~bing
at myiatoratorvthtei Lr~ay'that you
was a low, mqui-ttiv e enss and so I
spoke to you in -harsh tones and re
proached vou ad upbraided y-ou by
calngyo evthing I could lay my:
tongue to, but smeve then I have, con
luded that y-ou didh't know 'any better.
'You said to me that von found my
"NeW'sfeing flis shoke coming out
of my chine that k. t 4pye'm e an
da :th4 'ggAghte ksgi sonet hinl~
about what s eat~ei a sm ecnsmr
of which I have lieard.
I am doing a fair buints~- 1st amn a
good deal pestered, as youu mighnt say,
by people who come iin oni me when' id
not 'want to mmngie. in. society. A man
in the chemist business cannot succeed
if he is ali the time interrupta ". T' om,
Dick and ?Larry coming~ in on him when
he is in the middle of :"n experiment.
I am engaged in making a remledy for
which there is a great demand, but its
manufacture is regarded with' susicion
by United States otlcilswo want t:
be consider.:d zidoUus. Ii- tha 'ee j
drawn into any difficuhy uta- lhee'i
pe, I have ai~ways court' d re "irement
and avoided the busy haunts of :a: n.
Still, some strollin:g idiot or other win:
occasionaily see the smnoke fromn my little
home and drop i o e.
Could you ila out about this smokk
consumer and see what the price woul
be, and let me know as soon aspossible':
If you oould do 3<>I easbe .A greit
service to you. Leave the letter unau
the big stone where-you found your'seU
the- other uav 'when you came out of ; orr
trance. I call it a trance, because this
letter might lall into the hands of you:
familv. If von will tina out nt1
smoke constime-r and le'a'.' th:m inform:i
tion where c '.' yo, you. will find o:n
the following day a large' jug of moun
make your hair grow and give a roseat<
hue to yourothe-rwise gloomy life.
Do not try to come here again. I
might compromise ne. A man in vom:
1 p tositio may ot have anythin.g to risk,
but with me it is different. Mv unsullied
reputation is all I have to bequeath tc
my children. if vou come often there
will fot be enough of it left to go around,
as I have a large family.
If yon hear of anybody that wants to
trade a good double barrel shot gun for
a niall portable worm and retort that is
too small for my business, I can give
hiin a good trade on it if lie will let you
kV. 0 'This is a good machine for ex
fimc untal purposes, aid being no larger
-an a iieuek fi:e e-xtinguisher t can
ere**iily covveved to a Iace of safety
at very rapid rate.
You might say to your friends that we
ihall tv in the iture as we lave in the
past to keep up the standard of our
goos I, so as to merit a cuntinued patron
Citizens of the United States, or those
who have declared their intention to be
come such, will always Ie welcomed at
our worksrovided they are not office
holdefs in 'any capaity. We have no
itse for tho'se wo are in any way con-.
uected with the public teat.
I. B. Mooxsm1NE.
I hope that arny one will feel perfectly
free to address me in- relation to any
thing referref to iu the abt-ve letter.
All communications containing remit
tances \i-ill be rega-dd at strictly con
A SHIP IN A TYPILOON.
How Soie Temi1)*st-Tosw-d Mari iners Got
up a Christnias Pudding.
(From -h.! Gd,-eistoz, Tex , N- r.)
The steamer Victoria was not the only
udfortunate vessel that encountered the
severe storm in the Western Ocean and
had to put back for repairs before reach
ing this port. In conversation with a
-eUtlenman who has had considerable of!
ifeon thehcean waves, he gave a har
rowing desdription of the experience of
the steamer Carrington in th'e saufe vio
lent dorm that di'abledthe Victoria and
ripped three of lerrew. On thoday
.of the typhoon high waves rolled the
ship as if it were but a cork on the sur
face. It was impossible for the men to
Sep tleir feest, and all who. oould took
'rsfuginheir bunks. The sails were
blown away.' All the dishes and cooking
-utensils were broken and destroyed.
There were three feet of water in the
cabins and the stores and provision were
mostly injured or washld out. The
wheel gear, the chocks and lower bridge
deck were washed away and the star
board light smashed in. The forecastle
was carried away and the men had to
stav in the sail lockers. It was simply
rising one's to go forward or to bo on
deck. Several of the firemen and sailors
were <disabled, but none seriously in
jured. In the judgment of the oflicers
on board the Carrington would never
have weathered the storm if she had
been heavililadon. The relief meh bid
~eeh other good-bye in separating, and
the sIuLchest and oldest seamen wore
blanched faces and resigned themselves
to the niercis of Providence. The seri
ous and frightul part of the v'yage was
over; Thevind had subsided and the
was vre levelei!, but other disatgrce
able conditions. prevaicd on board.
jt was on Christunas day that all desired
pudding in commnemoration of the an
niversary. Dishes and utensils iad been
broken and mashed, and while there
were considerable provisions in condi
tion to use there were no facilities for!
ookngthem~? The cdndition of' affairs
dall'ed into requisition the genius of
Captain William Smith, the chief en
gineer, and the first mate, who set to!
work, to improvise a vessel in which to
predar'e: a Christmas pudding. They
yeoire-two pieces of broken-pans and
bound them closely withi copper wire
and closedl the seams with flour paste so
'that it would hold water tolerably well.1
By this means all hands were treated to
a very good ainner.
Word of Watrnin..
The Romne (Ga.) Courier, commenting
upon the "glowing reports of great
speculations in real estate in several of
the cities of Alabama and Tennessee,"
takes occasion to say: "It should be
borne in mind that the 'booms' in the
other cities to which we allude are ba-sed
solely upon their prospects of getting
large iron industries, and that the pres
ent buoyancy ~Ithe iron trade is~ due to
an extraordinary demand and sharp ad
vnce in prices,, caused ehifly by great
ativity in railroad building. i It iskard
I1 necessary to remind our people of the
piecarious tenure of this 'boom.' They
'ave fresh 11i tlier memnorie~s the vicissi
tudes of thie iron business during thme hast
ifteen' or titenty years. They have seen
the Cornwall and Round Mountain
Works, once trourishing and prosperous,
closed because of a slack in the demand
for iron and a great fall in its price, and
they know that many other plants of the
ssme kind, bouth in the South and the
N- .th, have had either to close or great
v to curtail ope-rationis for the same
eaiuse. -Cities dependent uponl this one
WKiims for their prosperity and growth
must needs hold their own or decline
according to the fortunes of this busi
ness, and their own lots and neighbor
ing real estate mui'st fail or rise in price
withi the business' that gives tl.'um their
vane. If the gre:1t land companies that
are selling for perhaps we ought to say
are oiifering to sell, their lots at such ex
trvaant prices really mean to establish
theC fturnaces and other iron works that
are talked abuout,. this will maintain the
prh-e of property ias long as the 'buom'
in ii-onco' tinue-. 3r> f they are only
wrking up : nlaius as to sell oil:
noi rea-l tate at enorrmous profits and
innte to lav th purchatsers to
shift- for thiems.eh -s the drop willt antici
na'te the deline in h iro trade.
Wa that o- one. of our acq~uaintance
w?o siuTeed from scr-ofula, a yellow
ei mplexion, and distress of the stomach,
for years before using Dr. Harter's iron
Tonic, wihL finally cured her.
-A Xth li ast meeting of the Cuimber
ud PtIresbyterian Asembly, the use of
ob.eo.asconidemned byV a vote of five
'ioe, and the Rteform P'resbyteriain
- ne refuses to allow the licensure of
AVOM AN AN 7 T 1.3 V , RA.N ;z:E.
The a ppcai of' .ht Wor hia christ htia Tem
tr:-u'e Uiua~aa--The imi s of fae Orgtni
The following statement of the aims
and objects of the World's W. C. T. U.
is made in reply to numerous questions:
The World's W. C. T V. Uis proposed
to ba federation of all the women's
societies engaged in temperance and
socil prity work throughout the N orld,
for the purpose of mutual enlightenment
ar help;a?d with the objeCt Of eireatinrg
a ioral power that sihall be felt in tLe
The W. C. T. U. of the United biats
hss proved bynnid the possibilitv of
onest tat the' existence of a common
or anizitiion binding togethi.r a large
extent of country is I great. advantage
in tranitmitting from oie place to auoth
er sugestio for ork and help I car
rying ttese suggestions out.
It is obviou that a World's W. C. T.
U. Must necesarily mnulhiply this ile
tLveuess in propurtion to the extent of
its organization. It will provide a world
wide network by whicek-mperance- and
iso(ial purity workers of every. nation
SmaV communicate with one another, and
r n-v b enabied to help each vthur in
their great reforlms
The especial advantages resulting ,ill
be as follows: The workers in each
country will have an opportunity to b-.
come informed, tirst, of the methods of
work succesfnlly carried on in all other
countries; and secondly, of the mio.t
useful provisions of the already existing
laws on temperance and social purity in
all civilized States, and the methods in
which these laws can be applied with the
advantage and the least risk; and also of
all proposed and newly executed laws as
they are brought forward In any nation.
Besides these advantages of a network
of comimunicatioa and a general intell
gence depatrtment, it is intended that
the whole force of the World's Union
shall be turn, d upon the international
questions affecting soci:l and temper
ance reform. There is a work to be
done in this direction in improving the
Extradition Treaties as occasion arIcs,
and in bringing pressure to bear against
the fzrcing of alcohol and other stimu
lants and narcotics upon savage and
semi-civilized communities. There are
immense and hitherto neglected seandals
in relation to the forcing of the worst
forms of drink upon the natives through
out the continent of Africa and in other
places, by tha so-called.. civilized Mer
chants of all nationalities. As the un
*civilized portion of the world i.s at Ls
ent in the course of being rapidly Ii
vided under the nominal sovereignty of
the various great powers, this is exactly
the time when pirC.mpt anid uniformi?
action ought to be taken to force every
government to protect thsce hoele's
people froa the awful curse of the liquor
trallic, as the Dominion of Canada pro
tects the Indians of their Northwest
Territory, not only by a strictly en
foroed penal law against furnishing them
with intoxicating drink, but also by
abopting and maintaining, primarily fir
the bent-lit of the Indians, a righi ex
clusion of all alcoholic liquors from the
There is at this very moment a crying
need for international remonstrance and
interference in regard to the adainistra
tion of the great free State of Congo,
which was placed under international
control by the recent Congress at Ber
lin. The liquor tratlic is steadiiy assum-.I
ing an appalling magnitude in this State,
under the sanction and protection of the
Powers, and is likely, if not arrested, to
utterly ruin the native population, who
are as helpless as children before its in
The World's Union will further bc
great protective agency eneiheling the
world for the saving of the 1boys and
girls who are annually scattering them
selves over every quarter of the glob,
search of work cr of education. Snxare
innumerale surround the unwary feet
of these wanderers, and the organized
mother and sister love of the World's
W. C. T. U. may be, and we believe will
be, the salvation of thousands.
it would also be an invaluable help to.
our work if the literature of temperance
and social purity in every country, trans
lated at need, could be the commna
property of women all over the world
and it is intended that there all be 'i
each country a centrad depot under the
control of the World's secretary for tha t
country, where specimens ad tile of
the literature can be found, aid where
price lid:s of the larger works in all lan
guages snall be, as far as poss5ible, kep~t
up to date.
in order to carry out these proxjects the
followintg plan is proposed:
1. Pray~er by all the members at twelve
II . Te circulation of a petition for
signares among the women of nll na
tions, to be presented iinally to every
governiment in turn, praying for protee
tion for our hsrmes anid our chuihbmeu
from the cusef the liwN'or trailic and
its attendamnt evils.
3 II. The1 appij *tm'ent ina each aflliated
counrtr". of a tre-'er and seeretary,
win.: duties sh1l be as. foilows: fe
treasurerl sha 1 reeive andt di-lurse all
moneys subiioaribed orT tonted for the
work of the Waod's Union in that con
try, and shall keep a strict account of
the same. The 'ecretarv shall conduct
the correspondence of that eotuntry fo
the World's Un ion, and shall be a means
of inte.r-commtunicetion with other
countries in the interests of the wo-rk.
She ahall look after the temperance and
socl inteets- n the lnternatiet
Tries and' ' paticularjy ihe tr1'atmen:
She shlld e~stai a" 'etral bureau o
in -mtc wsto:l h wrk- :tnenmpted
or carried through in'. evory country,
along the fellowin lin':
.1 Preventie workL.
I I. Evnelitic work.
5. oca w"ork.
b. Legal wo rk.
She shall, as far as possible, keep fori
sale a supply of all leallets, etc., isslued
by the workers in the temperance andl
social ptmity reforms all over the world,
with price lists of the larger works pub
ished in every :mguage up to date. Sh
shall be authorized to issut from t-im
tt time sucha leail ts, etc., a- lay b, -
deemed necessary to further thje work o
coiuntry, under the control of the
World's executive committee for that
Other plans may be developed later
on, and suggestions and information are
I would also beg that the superintend
ents of dea:tments will send as early as
convenient, samples of all their leaflets
to me, and to the Dritish secretary, MIrs.
i F. C. Costelloe, 40 Grosvenor Road,
Westminster, London, S. W. England,
as the necleus of the proposed central
1ureai of literature.
If5:1 Iain Street, Germantown, Pa.
A Sri.-N:;E DOCUM:NTr.
A i..'1- n-'ma Cner:1 (rant to i C hief
WarSi %. ard' is
The New York Su publishes the fol
lowing letter, written by the late General
John .\. hw ia, and addressed to the
late Genernd U. 6. Grant, dated "Before
Vicksbrg, Miss., June 6th, 3%63, one!
o'clock, a. mi.:",
"Dear General: The great solicitude I
feel ior tile afetv of the army leads me
to mentilon that ;vhich I bad hoped never
again A.do-the subject of your drink
Tis may suirprise yoeu, for I may
ie, u.Ld i rust I "aI, doing you an m
justict hv ani uinfounded suspicion, but
if in error it better be on clie side of his
count--y's ,,taftv than in fear of uUinding
a frieid. - I have heard that Dr. ci
ian, a General Sherman's a few days
;Igo. indo:-ed you, notwithstanding your
pedge to ie, to take a glass of wine,
and to-da , when I found a box of wine
in frot of your tent and proposed to
raove iz, wvieh I did, I was tol you had
forbid its being taken away, for you had
intended to keep it until you had entered
Vicksburg, that you might have it for
vour friends; and to-night, when you
because of the condition of your
lealth, if nothing else. have been in bed,
i 11nd you just where the wine bottle
had been emptied, in company with
hose who drink and urge yti to do
iikise,-~and the -lac of. 'our usual
romptness of decisioU and cIearnes's in
xpressing yourself in writing tended to
Cuiirm L my suspielns.
"You can have full control of your
onppetite and let drinking alone. HIad
yon not'pledged me thes incerity-of your
onor early last March that you would
drink no more during the war, and kept I
that p-edge during your recent cam
aign, you would not to-day have stood
tirst in the world's history as& a: success
ful military leader.
"Your only salvation depends upon
rour strict adherence to that pledge.
You cannot sacceed in any other way.
As I have before stated, I may be wrong I
in my suspicions, Lut if. one secs that
which leads him to suppose a sa iLinul is
iding asleep on his post it is his duty to
lrouse him; and if one sces that that
which leads him to fear the gene:al com- I
uIanding a great army is being seduced
o that step which he knows will bring
lisgrace upon that general and defeat to I
is command it fails to sound the prop
r note of warning, the friends, wives
aid children of those brave men whose
ives he permits to remain thus imperiled 3
vill accuse him while he lives, and stand
%wift witnesses of wrath against him in
he day when all shall be judged.
"if my Luspicions are tnfoundd, let
ny frincdship for you and my zeal for
av country be may exnce for this letter; I
d if they are correctly founded, and
vou determine not to heed the admoni
ions and the prayers of this hasty note
>y immediately ceasing to touch a single
iop of any kind of liluor, no matter by
hom asked or under what circum
~tnces, let my- immediate relief from
utv in this department be the result. Ii
m,'General, your friend,
Jomsc A. l'.vancs." I
The retained copy of this letter was
~ndorsed by General Rawlins as follows:
"This is an exact copy of a letter given
o the person to whom it is addressed at
ts d:ate, about four miles from cur head
iuarters in the rear of Vicksburg. Its
.donitons were heeded, and all went 1
-tea as~ a neverage.
Use a china or porcelain pot. if you.
lo use metal, let it be tin, new, bright
ud clean; never use it when the tin is
vorn out and iron exposed. If you do,
rou arc playing chemist and forming a
~annate or tea-ate of iron.
Use. black tea. Green tea when good
s ket at home. What goes abroad is
a, very had and1 horrible. Besides
~otaining thme .:; adulterations the Chi
ese pihianthropit puts up for ihe out
de m babai, it is alvays pervaded by
op er du fom the dirty curing pans
,fti e rower~s. infuse y'ouri tea. D~on't
il it. Place one teaspoonful of tea in
he r'ot and your onl it 11~ cup~s of boiling
ater, that is, water really t~oiling. if
our tea is poor, usec more. it is cheaper,
houghm, to buy good tea at the~ outset.
ut your pot on the back part of the
stove, carefully covered, so that it shall
ot lose its heat,-and the tea its bouquet.
et it remain there five minutes, then
IDrinmk your tea plain. Don't add milk I
~r sugar." Tea-brolters and tea-tasters
ever do; epienres never do; tiw Chinmese
ever do'. Milk contains librin, alb u
nen,. or someI othler stuili, andI the tea a!
elicate amount of tanrin. Tihis tur- f
idity, if 1 remember the eyelopiedia I
right ,is tannate of Iibrin, or leather.
eolel who put milk in tea are there
fore drinking boots and shoes in mild
lisguise.-Wong Chin Foe, in the Cook.
1nsultedi at Las.t.
"D'id 'eou see that notice of your mar
age in I he papahm, Wezinald?"
U.aw old chalpie. Wihat did it say?"
"Said '.ou' acted disoniowably in wun
"Naw! W\el, tliese-awm-new.spap)ahs
"It said th girl was too good for1
"It sala v wa a dude and didn't
me any b'ains, v' knaw."
"A di it "Wll I don't mind."
"tsiyou didn't know anything~
:utsdme of high olla mis anid dwess."
"I don' care, old chlappie."
"And it said your collahi was so high
it was out of -tyle.
N nw, ol feillah, you-aw-don't
-- W n,:y, i nmitigW
p pad . it, Oscam? PIll demine, II
lBRTGIA-.M YOUNG SAMT TO IE ALl'v!
A itory That. He Il. as leit-n A liv h:ar
Ce.wio, January 1.-A speciai froi
Lincoln, Neb., says: Two miles south
of this city stands a palaiial residence
owned by an English gentleman l-g
identified with the formon Church.
The residence has been untenanted for
the last two years, save by an old ser
vant named White, who at one time was
connected with the Jezreis, of London,
a sect similar to the 'Mormons. White
claims he was defiauded bIy them out of
his property and latterly beamei cOu
vertcd to the Mormon faith. He was
considered a trustworthy ran, and was
partially taken into the coifidence of
the leaders of the Mormonl Chnrch of
Zion, while, according to 1ij statements,
is about to perpetrate a fraud to whicb
he is unwilling to become a party. He
says: "Two months ago there arrived at
the mansion an old gentleman bearing
letters from rm-y master in London, the
purport of wich was to obey his every
wish and to keep his presence a secret to
all except those to whom he saw fit to
reveal himeif. Within a week persons
began to arrive at the house in siuads.
They were from Salt Lake City, and
held long whispered consultations with
my mysterious guest.. At first I did not
care who or what he was until little by
little I gathered from stray remarks that
he is a person of note, and soon after tie
truth burst upon me that he is none
other than Britliani Youn-, the great
prophet of the church, who is to appar
ently be resurrected from the dead and
preach to the people of Zion as one hav
ing returnted from the grave to tell what
lies beyond. That his death and burial
were a deception will soon be seen )v
the whole world, while thousands of his
ignorant believers bow at his feet and he
dictates to them their ways oi life. MLy
guest's visitors are men of high stand
ing, as their appearance indicates, and it
was in conversation with one of them,
who supposed from the way I talked that
I knew all, that my !iuspicions were
verified, only my informant said Brig
ham Young had risen from his grave in
Salt Lake City and was instructing his
lisciples here in order to prepare the
people for the great event of his coming.
My only reason for telling the: facts is
hat I am an old man, with but little
ain in this world, and do not want to
ee the people deluded as I have been.
he Jezrels absorbed my competence,
mad now the Mormons have broken any
The old man told the story with a sin- i
!erity that warranted f:rther investig'
:ion, and a merchant who formerly d1
>usiness in Salt Lake City drove out t1
he mansion yesterday and rapped at the
loor. Receiving no response, he started
round the house to apply at the rear
vhen through a bay window lie saw th
orm and features of an ol man wLo
ias sitting inside. A he was unaware
>f his presence the merchant approached
:o within a few feet of the window, scan
iing the old man's face closely, and,
tepping back, immediately pronounced
he man to be Brigham Young, whose!
narked features he had often studied in
ialt Lake City, and which onceseen, he
ays, can never be forgotten. For a few
noments the man sat silently, then
aised his hand to his brow, revealing a
car about the wrist that still further es
ablishes his identitr.
It is a well known fact that the elders
)f the 3ormon Church throughout
tah and Arizona have of late been
reaching the return of the prophet.
Chis, together with the fact that it was
laimed by a St. Louis man somic months
go that Young was seen and recognized
a London, that a number of prominent
d.ormons from Salt Lake City have late
y been seen upon the streets of Lin
oln, that important legislation is about
o be enacted to the detriment of the
tormon Church, antd the veil of mystc
y with which the prophet's death has
Iways been shrouded, makes it almzos
:ertain that the MIormon banners
roughout Utah will soon Le unfurled,
nmouncing that 'he is risen."
Attacklng the Civil seri ce Comitttkion.
Something hke a sensation was caused
n the District Supreme Court in the
~eneral term in Washington by the pre-!
entation of a petition attacking the
Jivil Service Commission, and asserting
he unconstitutionality of the law by
irtue ot which it exists. The paper~ i
caded, "a petition of rights by 31eris S.
Ifiller, of Aider Creek, Oneida county,
%tw York, fori redress in a ease whmere
L P. Edgerton, J. Ii. Ob'erly and
hares Lymian, commissioners, andQ
>thers are trespassers upon his civil and
>Oltical rights and privileges by exer
isng unlawful authority andi Iowers.'"
[he petition asks for au order or judg-:
nent, restraining, enjoining and pro-:
ubiting the comm1insioners an~d any and
'1 persops from exercisnr the illegal:
and unconstitutional powers set forth,
ed such other and further redress as
he court shall deem meet to indicate,
he liberties of the petitioner, and which
vita adjudge, determine and declare, tiat
he people of the United States are not
ubjectsl, but sove reign citie; tht h
overrment is in lutc as n el a i
orm, repldtican. The ptito form
rinted volume ot ninety-fur pa
ost of which a'cre' eoed to the deci'
aton that the Civil ServceV law isun
onstitutionial bec.au'.e it co-fer nite.
~oard created by the leg islaive branch~
f the government powers or sectimon
ud appointment to o Ilie expr essl re
erved to the Pr?esident by the Conistitu
ion. Various othe reasons ae aho se t
ut in the paper. It is believede tha
his proceeding is Iirst takecn w.ithi a'vie
. testing the legality of the Co(mmis
ion's existeace. 'ter the pettio di
een pres nted the court tated that i
ntter camne up n sn1eli shape thatit
ould be nece-sary to consder whether
t should be takes up directly uon Ie
ais of a petition or be allowed tO es
ip on certinecation from the lower enur:.
-Eight thousandi women wro:e C an
on B. Fisk after his nomiation fo
lovernor of New .Jersey, hidding him
od-speed in his fight for tempe'rance'
-The money w ich is worse than
asted every year in this lanl would pay
he salary of our Presidents for a period
lTh law of England which reuires
.in.''rriages to take lle e More i weivt
'eltc (n1oon1), w~e . lnu' bt:an-e
i' timeC of day thle brl i'tliroo wo
eapt to be too much inltoxieuted t
er wnv eromtract.
Ti Dit El 1 31S IN CUNCIL.
ne pcn:- of C.e Proc((ceimru' of' thceir Recent
tin:z in, %P!!.njia--scveralc Matters. o
A, :1 e:- DalV cou...idercd.
( : cm ht- XN-n aa! Cfrjurier.)
Cor.uI'uA. February 2.-The State
Gran-0 of South Carolina met in the
b1 ui(l of teC .griCultural .De'artment
r t 11 o'eiock. The follow
iug o1eers were presett: Jas. N. Lips
cm'ab, W. 3.; A. P. Butler, W. 0.; S.
R. AL:uas, W. L.; A. M. Aiken, treas
urer; Tho. W. Holloway, secretary; J
. Stribbliing, A. S.; 11. D. C. Colvin,
G. K. The attendance compares favor
ably with that of late years, twenty-six
delegates being present, including several
Upon the organization of the meeting
the Worthv Mlaster made his annual ad
dress, and thereafter announced the ap
pointment of the following comaittees:
Un Worthy Master's Address--J. W.
W orS. '. Aas .B c~l
On Report of Executive Committee
N. F. Walker. Ak. Johnson, M. White.
On reelntions-J. W. Stribbling,
Tesse H. Tardin, I. F. Holland.
on' Dr.sie,.s-G. W. Moseley, S. M.
Greln, I". .. Jenkins.
On Suggetions for Good of the Order
-J. S. Gardner, J. J. Fry, 31. D. C.
On Auditing and Finance-J. H.
Stone, B. F. Moses, J. J. Bell.
Worthy Lecturer Adams made his re
port, and ater reading several unimpor
tant communications, the Grange, at 1.30
p. in., took a re'cess until 4, p. m.
The Grange reassembled at 4 p. i.
The secretary read a letter from Captain
F. W. Dasou, of teNew. and Courier,
uo'ering tobacco seed for gratuitous dis
tribution. The oil'er, on motiou, was
accepted wit" thanks. The reports of
elicers and committees were made and
adopted. A memoir was read and reso
lution touching the death of Mrs. Lips
corn, wife of the Worthy Master, were
The Grn-ic then went into an elec
tion for offizer.; with the following re
J. -N. Lipscomb, Worthy Yaster.
J. '. \ Woord ', orthy Observer.
S. . Adams, Wo rth Le tcturer.
.NVW Stri-bi, WothySteard
Ji. -toue Vorthy Assistant Stew
rev. J. .. Riehtrds, Chaplain.
A. M1. Aiken,.rsr r.
Tis W. Hoow, Seceay
'i. D. C. CO a :tekeeper.
Mrs. A. C. Adac, Cercs,
Mrs. R. A. Love, Pomona.
Mrs. 11. C. Gardiner, Flora.
Mrs. Julia Parrot, Lady A:ssistant
1. A. Love was elected a member of
the executive committee.
Yarious amendments to the constitn
tion wi-re ratitled. R. A. Love was ap
poi Oid 'o eh:df of the Grai:e to con-|
t'r With th0 .Stite Agricultural Society
w rega to tile inter-State (Grange
o be held at Spartrnburg.
Ajr at. eat night, after
th, meeting of the State Agricaltural!
Te' Gra:: met again at 9, p. M.
Wo'tLiv 3-IaSter Lipsco:nb, Colonel A, P.
Butler and J. W. iVoI'ord were appoint
d committee to mianage the Grange
E~nampment. After considering various
commfittee reports the Grange took -a
recess at 10.30 till 9 a. mn. to-morrow.
Tile State Agricultural and MIechanical
ociety held its spring meceting in the
trgricuturad building to-night. The
tresurerc ma-ea a repoj;rt showing the 101
!o* ecits from the last Statte fair
1:01.2 12attuc eon hand, $.!0. 00.
T he society was invited by the State
Gange to co-o1)erate with the Grange
tnter- state Eieampnment. E. L. Roche,
W. (. Ilinson and J. C. F. Sims were
pointed to confer with the committee
Ji the, Grauge in regard to the encamp
et.iii Ater revising the premium list
oer the uiext fair adjourned till to-morrow
CoLUMctu, ' ebruary~ :3.-T1he State
:irange mect again this mnorning accord
ug to adjoturamen: !ast night. Several
.o~inmitteeS reporctedt. A committee, con
ato ofI). P. Roa. A. P. Duatler,!
lame~s N'. Linxcum an E. L. Roche,
was appoite'd to sit Spartanbu'1rg to
oeae nd:ake llneesary arrange
::nsfr the 'nter-Stte Grange En-'
a'mp"'ent to be held th'ere tii suimmer.
.he conna-ittee willi porobaby visit Spar
The. follorcing preamble and resolu-j
~on.,' were unia' imouly adopted bya
Whereas. wo e 1:v aavith the deep
-t Cons 1'nd '"e "c et that onr Past
wo v str D . et A-Jn , now!
s't"'i' l' and. critca ondio, the
'''t o:a 's uouwJra 'nt InerL. us
me; u,:,whae ou ete ime.d a'' t
iain .he a~thr a always been,
'1r a .wal, Ihe fri eo'agriedtureI
R.'-lved, That this x Grnmg, rec'ogniz
uL' 1i eminent services, which have a
"'toned reputation, and feeling thatwhile
sat we mayv say may not relieve his
,u..er i or improve his condition, still
sewnto tenldcr him our heartielt
aympathy and express the hope that he
nay. be rord to health sp.eedly, and
tha ho ma b le spar('d to his counPtryV for
ocany ver .to cime.
Jai- dve ' , 3i a copy of thuese x'solu
no i~ !arwrdedco Lcrotherlikn
t "a: ti.is orning, 2i:.shed
.I1 pnmhu1lt a da
ornn s' io w-'L .as the. adoptioui of
-lcs by which the" conduct of the Fkairs
thet. 'oe'iety will be 'simaplined and the
de epartnents fuacliated.I The
ic"nn"r thc % ir m".1 i?aL Ihe en
tom heretofore has been to elect officers
anl conduct other important business
at the Fair. meetings of the society, but
thc rush incident to the Fair, itis urged,
renders it inconvenient and impractical
to transact at that time business not im
mediately concerning the exhibition.
A FAMOUS LION SLAYER.
The Red Ribbon of France Given to an
(Paris Letter in London Telegraph.)
Among the notabilities on whom the
red ribbon of the Legion of Honor has
been conferred this new year is a hero
whose one ambition for more than a
quarter of a century has been to win it
by his valor and prowess. Ahmed-ben
Ahmar, the famous slayer of lions in the
Province of Constantine, in Algeria, has
even surpassed the celebrated Jules
Gerard in his achievements. So great
is the number of the king of beasts that
he has caused to bite the dust that the
local authorities to save themselves from
the impending ruin have -had to out
down the reward offered for every lion's
skin to one-half in his case. It will give
your readers an idea of the services
which this brave Arab rendered to the
colony when I say that it is estimated'
that his skill and pluck have from first
to last saved it from losses in the shape
of the cattle killed and devoured by the
fierce animals with which he has waged
an incessant war, amounting to nearly
11,000,000 sterling. This calculation is
based on the fact that the butcher's bill
of each separate lion reaches the respec
table sum of 400 per annum. It would
be interesting to learn how many human
lives which might otherwise have been
sacrificed have also been prolonged.
through the timely intervention of
Ahmed-ben-Ahmar. He has at length
obtained the recompense which he covet
ed far more than the gold meted out to
him for every fresh skin which he
brought to the station.
DILE3DIA OF A P( LICE3!AN.
ie Tries to uandcun' a Burglar Who Has
(Frcm the New York Star.)
At ten o'clock on Thursday evening
Johanna Brower, domestic in the family
of Dr. Emil Truening, No.13 east Eighty
third street, heard a suspicious noise in
the dining room, and entering, saw in
the dim light that came from a gas lamp
in the street, the figure of a man crouch
ing behind the table. Johanna was alone
in the ~it use, so he ran into the street
making an outcry that attracted two
colore- men who were passing at the
time. The men ran into the house, se
cured the intruder in a chair, and one of
them stood guard over him while the
other went in search of a policeman .
That worthy arrived full of importance
at being called to arrest a burglar, and
produced his handcuffs to shachle the
prisoner, when he discovered that he
had no hands, both having been ampu
tated close to the wrists.
At the Eighty-eighth street police
station the man gave his name as John
Murphy, and said that being homeless
and hungry, he had found the basement
door of the house open and had gone in
to ask for shelter and food.
In the Harlem Court Friday, Justice
Welde sent the unfortunate mar to the
care of the Commissioners of Charities
and Correction, refusing to entertain a
charge of burglary against a man with
. An Open Letter to Wine-Makers.
GT nrLEmEN: Believing tht you are
not insensible to the best interests of
mankind, and recognizing the great and.
growing wine interests of this State, and
also the great temperance army, who
need some pleasant unalcoholic drink as
a beverage and for the table, I seek to
bring this want and supply together.
And for this purpose I as1t you to put up
some unfermented wine-that is the pure
juice of the grape-having no deleterious
substance in it. You are the proper per
sons to experiment in this direction. I
presume to ask this of you on the ground
>f your common humanity, and also as
a financial venture. The thing sought
will certainly be found-demand and
supply always keep company. Suppose
you try some of the methods already in
se by private families until some better
ays are found to preserve the juice
from fermentation. One of these
ethods is by pasteuring; that is, heat
ing to destroy the germs which cause
fermentation, and tiltering or straining.
Eirst "heat to 160 degrees, keeping it at
his temperature for some time, then
arefully filtering or straining, and again
eating to 160) degrees, before bottling.
[t must be put in the bottles hot. The
ottles may be washed out with a
alievlic solution to make sure of kiling
al1 the germs. The corks must be care
fuly disinfected, as it is they that com
:only start the trouble inside. When
utting them in the bottle take the corks
out of a hot salicylic solution." No
salicylic acid or other injurious substance
izust be put in the wine, as this would
lefeat the object of this enterprise-a
leasant, healthy drink. The reward
ired to him who shall discover the
est method of preserving unfermented
vine is a fortune to himself and the ever
asting blessing of mankind. *
Some curious statistics have recently
typeared respecting the results of hotel
eeping in Switzerland. There is prob
bly no district in the world which is so
nch of a pleasure resort as this little
epublic, and the a:annt of money in
ested in providing living accommoda
ions for pleasure seekers, is probably
nuch larger there than anywhere else.
'here are said to- be nearly 1,000 hotels,
:t distinguished fra inns and taverns,
hse giving employment to 10000) ser
ants. The value of these hotels is about
50,000,)000, while the furniture is valued
t~ 010000. The gross annual in
ume, baede' upon the average of the
ast few years, is $10,600,000I, the ex
>e I , ) o, leaving a net profit of
:10' .I)4, which is not a large gain,
rj::sidering the sam vf money invested.
t would be interesting if statistics of a
innlar character could be collected of
arious dis.tricts in this country, though
ve imagine these returns would show
.aler investmenlts and larger profits.
A~ay:s n-my ih be hdheory
,f a the sun, but iomton astronomy
...ehrl in.lh, we of -jen on t he. d bourhter.