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,THE WIFE OF EX-JUDGE THOS. J.
LAOKEY GBANTED A DIVO RCE.
TIo Important Federal Appointments
for North Carolina-Unscrupulous Rev
enue Officers in Alabama Working a
Scheme Well Xnown in South Carolina.
Naval Notes,. Etc.
WASHINGTON, June 29.-Mrs. Iosina
Mackey was to-day granted a divorce by
tie District Sugreme Court from Judge
Thomas J. Mackey, formerly of South
Carolina. - The ground of the applica
tion was adultery with Mrs. Witherbee.
formerly of Washington. Mrs. Wither
bee's husband is suing her for divorce.
THE CHINESE CAN'T PASS THROLGH.
Some time ago the Treasury Depart
ment was informed that it was desired
to take a number of Chinese laborers to
the West Indies, and application was
made for permission to take. them
through United States territory in trar
sit, provided a bond was given that
none of there would remain in this conu
try. The matter was referred to the
Solicitor of the Treasury and he gave
opinion that there was nothing in law to
prohibit landing of Chinese for the mere
purpose of passing through the country.
Secretary Windom, however, was not
prepared to change existing regulations
to this extent, and directed the rejection
of the application until the question
could be considered more thoroughly.
No further action on the subject is at
all likely, however, as it is understood
arrangements have been since made
with Canadian transportation companies
by which the Chinese will be taken
across the continent without the neces
sity of entering United States ter
APPOINTMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT.
The President has appointed to be
Collectors of Internal Revenue Elibu A.
White for the Fourth District of North
Carolina, and C. W. Arnold for the Dis
trict of Georgia to be Collector of Cus
toms, Enos J. Pennipacker for the Dis
trict of Wilmington, North Carolina.
The appointment of Elihu A. White
to be Collector of Internal Revenue for
the Fourth District of North Carolina
settles an interesting triangular fight for
1|Ns office which has been going on sine
the incoming of the present administra
tion. The successful candidate was op
posed by three Republican Congressmen
from North Carolina who had other
candidates for the place, but was en
'dorsed by a large number of leading
Republicans in the Tar-Heel State. He
is said to be a man of upright
character, and respected by mem
bers. of both political parties.
He w'as formerly Collector of Internal
Revenue for the district which was
absorbed into the present one. He is of
Qupker descent and a farmer by occu
pation. He has served in the State Sen
ate and was a delagate to the last two
national conventions, voting in that of
1888 for Harrison from the first ballot
throughout. His district embraces the
fastern parf-of the State.
Enos J. Pennepacker appointed Cus
toms Collector for the Wilmington Dis
trict of North Carolina, was for many
years Collector of the Port and was re
movedtherefromby President Cleveland.
He is an ex-Union soldier and was origi
sally from Pennsylvania.
"x 4 THE TRANSPORTATION OF COTTON.
The Inter-State Commerce Commis
sion to-day heard arguments in the cas~e
of the New Orleans Cotfon Exchunge vs.
the Illinois Central Railroad. and the
case of the same complainant against
* the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas
Pacific.Railroad, et al. The third case
~that of .the New Orleans Cotton Ex
ch~ige~vs. the Louisville, New Orleans
and Texas Railroad-was then taken up.
chinthee i thata~
pany, with neadquarters. at Memphis,
Tenn., has given and does give an un
dUeand unreasonable advantage to ex
porters of cotton in Memphis, and has,
at the same time, subjected exporters of
cotton in New Orleans to ui'ndue
and unreasonable disadvantage in
the transportation of colton,
and has been guilty of undue discrimi
nation against the business or traffic of
merchants at New Orleans; that the
railroad company has given and is giv
---ing to exporters of cotton in Mem
phis a through rate to Liver
poo via New Orleans of one dol
Jrper bale less than can be secured by
.exporters im New Orleans, and then pay
the current sea going rate from New
Orleans to Liverpool. A number of
*oetos were filed in the case and
tmade. The commission then
okall three cases under advisement.
.A.aumEWEIL-KNOWN IN SOUTH CAROLINA.
The Commisioner of Internal Revenue
-:has called Secr-etary Windom's attention
it~the practice, said to ha-ye grown up
*among certain United States Commis
sioners in Alabama, of making cases of
alleged violations of the internal reve
nue law~s on slight pretext, for the pur
pose of making fees for themselves and
Ssuch friends as they might select to as
sist them, or for the purpose of secur
ing transportation to such places as they
desired to visit', at government expense.
The matter has been :referred to the At
torxey. General for such action as he
may deem advisable.
MOVEMTENTs OF NAVAL vEsSsEIS.
SThe United States steamer Adams, a t
Honolulu, has been ordered to Samoa to
take the place of the Alert and the
lpinow on their way to San Fran
The Kearsarge arrived at St. Nicholas
Mole, Hayti, to-day, after a stormy pas
sags from New York. She will proceed
at once to Port-au-Prince. All on board
The bond offerings to-day aggregated
$2i3,350 -all four and a halls at 106),
and all accepted.
THE NEW NAvY.
Proposals for the construction of
cruisers 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 (the 2,000 and
--3,000 ton vessels) will be opened at the
N avy Department on August 22nd.
. - All For Cleveland.
* There was a large meeting of Indiana
Democratic editors and newspaper pub
lishers at Indianapolis Monday last to
- consider matters of business interest to
them. These gentlemen were questioned
- by a representative of the Indianapolis
Sentinel in regard to the political out
look, and that paper says "they were a
unit in believing that Grover Cleveland
is the coming man for 1892." Mr. Short
of the Franklin Democ-rat said he talked
. with every man present with reference
to the matter, and he found no one
..favoring any one else. "We think," said
*Mr. Short, "that Cleveland is the great
est leader the Democracy ever had. If
the nominating convention should occur
-to-day he would be nominated h,
Has Had Experience.
Merchant-You want a place in my
store, you say?
- tver worked in a store before?"
"Let me try you. Suppose a lady
should come in with a piece of cloth
and want to get a number of ~yards to
match it, what would you do?'
"i'd sendl her to the next counter.."
"I guess you've had experience."
Sir John Macdonald Thinks thepituation
More Critical Than Ever Before.
OTTAwA, June ;6.-The Cabinet is in
daily session, one of the most important
measures under consideration being the
proposal to retaliate against the United
States authorities by withdrawing the
bonding privilege in the forwarding of
goods from one United States port to
another United States port through
('anada. This has been brought about
by the action of the authorities at Wash
ington refusing to allow the transmis
sion of goods from one Canadian port to
another Canadian port in bond through
Maine by the new short line railway.
Officials are busily engaged ascertaining
the probable result of such legislation.
The abrogation of the bonding privilege
would seriously affect traffic over the
Canada Southern, the Canadian Pacific
and the Canadian canals. Four hun
dred and thirty-seven thousands tons of
United States freight passed through the
Welland and St. I.awrence Canals in
ibond last year, or twenty-six per cent.
of the total traffic going through.
The Canadian Pacific, notwithstand
ing the fact that the recent order from
Washington strikes directly at their new
short line, are urging the government to
take no hurried action. as it will have a
very serious effect on the American
traffic they expect to secure from the
Western States over their recent con
nection at the Sault Ste. Marie Canal.
ir John Macdonald regards the situa
tion as more critical than it has ever
been before. The British Minister at
Washington has been feeling the way to
discover, if possible, the policy the
Washington authorities are likely to fol
low in dealing with matters affecting
Canadian~ interests with no satisfactory
result, it is said. No formal negotia
tions have passed between thel United
States and the Dominion government
toward a reconsideration of the fishery
question since the rejection of the treaty
by the Senate. Sir J no. Macdonld informed
Parliament last session that the initia
tive must now come from the United
States government, whom he had good
reason to believe would take steps to ar
rive at an early and satisfactory adjust
ment of all matters of dispute between
the two countries.
The time of the Cabinet during the
past three days has been fully occupied
by a discussion of the Behring Sea ditli
culty, the fishery dispute, alleged dis
crimination against United States citi
zens in the use of the Dominion canals,
export duty on logs, the action of the
United States government in suspending
the bonding system over the short line
through Maine. and several other minor
matters which have for several years
past been the constant cause of irritation
between Canada and the United States.
A prominent politician in the conti
dence of the government remarked to
night that Sir John was greatly worried,
as could be seen by the change that has
come over him since Parliament was
prorogued. The fear that existing dif
ferences will become more complicated
is giving him great anxiety.
ROCKED BY MOTHER EARTH.
Seventy-Eight Earthquake Shocks Sway
Buildings and Drive Californians
SAN FRANCISco, June 26.-Susanville
the seat of Lassen County, far up in the
Sierras and remote from railways and
telegraph, has been having a lively time
for the last week with eart bquakes. On
the 16th occurred the heaviest shock
ever felt there, and ever since then no
less than seventy-five- distinct shocks
have been felt.
The local paper thtus describes the
first day, with its terrors:
"-The first great shock was followed at
intervals by more or less heavy shacks
for over two hours, until seventy-eight
shocks had been recorded, of which the
tirst shock-which rits something fear
ful, rockmng buildings from side to side
and scatterings crockery and glassware -
people rushed out of houses in whatever
clothes they happened to be. Onema
ran into the street with his parntaloons
in his hands. Main street was crowded
in an instant, and people were afraid to
return to bed until far in the morning.
When a shook would come the crowd
would yell and run for the middle of
'"The vibrations were from South to
North. The shocks were.generally pre
ceded by distinct ryimbling noises."
A Romantic Courtship.
How the late Mr. James Maybrick
made the acquaintance of Miss Chandler
(his future wife) has already been
vaguely hinted at and described in va
rious ways. But the followitng is the
authentic version of the incident, which
is even more- romantic than any of the
previous accounts: One day, about
eight years. ago, while on board a
homeward bound steamer from Atmer
ica, a lady stumbled in descending the
companion-way leading to the dining
She would have fallen to the bottom
but for the fact that Mr. James May
brick was there and caught her in his
arms. In doing so he sprained his
ankle and was laid up for some time.
The lady was none other than she who
now lies in Walton jail, accused of the
terrible crime of poisoning him who
had become her husband Later on.
the then Miss Chandler (daughter of a
Mobile banker) called on the gentleman
who had saved her from an awkwvard
accident; and subsequently, when she
was staying at the Chiidwall Abbey Ho
tel with Major and Mrs. Hazzard of
New Orleans, Mr. Maybrick visited her.
It was a case of pure love, and the Liv
erpool cotton merchant felt that lie
could not (10 better than marry this
young American belle who had so cap
tivat ed him .-Pall .Jall Budget.
An Insidious Endemic.
From what we have heard and seen
printed and from the effects which have
come undecr our observation, baseball
where the craze prevails-is doing no
littie injury to the mor als of men and
boys, and to women andl girls-that is,
where women and gir-ls patronmze the
evil with their presence. And where
the negroes have caught the distemper
it is just as bad with them; for they
seem unwiiling to be~ "left" by the whites
in anything of the sort they go at, and
will bert if they- c-an.
The prevalence and popularity of
baseball in the colint-y is alarmin.
though sonie persons say they see no
harm in it; others believe it diemoraliz
ing, but say little or nothing against it.
Whether the little or nothing said in the
pulpits and journals of the country
against baseball is through fear of los
ing the patronage of baseball players
and their sympathizers or whether these
who ought to be leaders and molders of
better morals andl nmanners think there
is no harm in siuch gamnes they them
selves know. To their own Master they
stand or- tall.
'~h~t hit-h i mch to be iregr-etted is
the countenance aTt. .nort given to
this spor-ting distemnper b1. me news
aers. But then one must not forget
that in this country a newsnaper may be
foul as well as free.--Ch/ristianl Kefh
Death of Carlotta Patti.
PAnts. .June 2s.-C'arlotta Patti, the
well-known singer and sister of Adelina
Patti, died in this city to-day.
T1he Providecnce (R1. I.) Commioii Coun
cil has voted $6,700 to the public li
CLOSING EXERCISES AT THE SOUTH
The Creditable Essays and Orations of
the Graduates-Certificates and Diplo
mas Presented and Conferred-The
Able Address of the Hon. Edward At
(From the Columbia Daily Register, June 27.)
The regular commencement exercises
at the South Carolina University were
held in the chapel yesterday, commenc
ing at 10 o'clock a. m.
The attendance was not large at the
opening of the exercises, and while the
niumber was considerably augmented by
an intermittent stream of arrivals dur
ingr the first hour, the total number
present at tle regular commencement
exercises of this, the-greatest educa
tional institution of South Carolina, was
hardly equal to that attending the clos
ing exercises of many a country
It is certainly a matter for regret that
columbia's citizens at least do not more
generally lend the encouragement of
their presence to an occasion interesting
in itself and connected with an institu
tion of special importance in many ways
to our city's interest and prosperity.
The platform was edged with banks of
gray moss, which hid the receptacles
from which sprang graceful ferns and
beautiful flowering plants.
Upon the rostrum were seated Presi
dent McBryde, the Hon. Edward Atkin
son of Brookline, Mass., on his right,
Governor Riebardson upon his left,
and the following distinguished gentle
men: Chief Justice Simpson, Colonel A.
C. Haskell, Captain J. Stoney Porcher,
the Hon. W. H. Brawley, uol. J. E. Hum
hert, General .ames L. Izlar, the Hon.
U J. C. Hutson of the Board of Trus
tees, Mayor John T. Rhett, Colonel F.
W. McMaster, Colonel I. G. McKissick,
and the following members of the
faculty: Dr. J. W. Flinn, Dr. James
Woodrow, Prof. F. C. Woodward, Prof.
W. B. Burney. Lieutenant J. R. Ed
wards, Prof. Lougbridge, Prof. E. W.
Davis, Prof. R. Means Davis and Prof.
After music by the Bearden Bros.,
orchestra of Augusta, which was in at
tendance, and an impressive prayer by
Dr. J. W. Flinn, Chaplain of the Uni
versity, the announcement of the honor
lists and scholarships, certificates and
degrees for the session of 1888-89, were
THE ORDER OF EXERCISES
was then entered upon apd carried out
as indicated by the programme given
The Tendency Towards Socialism,
William Thomas Aycock.
The Probable Effect of an Interna
tional Copyright Law on American Litera
ture, William Alexander Barber.
Southern Literature, Jacob Risher
The Way Out of the Wilderness, Ed
ward St. Julien Grimke.
The Success of Electric Lighting, Sol
Education in Civics, George Hall Mof
Education in South Carolina. Frank
A Plea for the Primary System, John
The Conflict of Races, John Howell
Electricity versus Steam, Anthony
Suffrage and Its Restriction in South
Carolina, Bush McLaughlin.
President 3MeBryde then presented
certificates and conferred degrees as
ing, Hampton, shorter course of applied
Iscience; Jesse Bernard McLauchhin,
I J p loter .cirse ~nra
Bachelors o;fArts.-William Thomas
Aycock, Sumter; Charles O'Neale Mai
tindale, Jr., Richland; William Alexan
der Barber, Chester; Robert Beverly
ason, Fauquier Co., Va.; William Wil
son Bradley, Sumter; George Hall Mof
fett, Charleston; Jacob Risher Fairey,
Orangeburg; Marshall Dantzler Murray,
Orangeburg; Mortimer Worth Glover,
Orangeburg; Frank Farrow Simpson,
Spartanburg; John Howell Green, Rich
land; Ebbie Julien Watson, Richland;
Edward St. Julien Grimke, .Charleston;
John Lewis WViggins, Berkeley; August
Kohn. Orangeburg, Thomas Gregg Wil
kinson, Florence; Edwin Raymond Lu
es, Darlington; William Alfred Wilkin
son, Florence; Samuel McGowan. Jr.,
partanburg; Legriel Adolph Wittkow
sky, Kershaw; Bush McLauchlin, Rich
Brhelors of &ience-Albert Earle
Boozer, Richland; Harry Alexander
Brunson, Florence; John Henry Donald
son, Georgetown; William Augusta Ed
wards, Darlington; Isaac Hayne,
Charleston; Solomon Kohn, Orangeburg;
Anthony Foster McKissick, Union;
Charles~ Elijah Wright, Spartanburg.
Bachelors of Laws-William Alex
ander Barber, Chester;-George Lynwood
Callaway, P&. B. (Furman) A. B.,
Greenvile; Wilhtam Bratton DeLoach,
Hampton; William Davis Douglas,.
A. B., Fairfield; John Howell Green,
Richland; Daniel Heyward Hanckel,
A. B., Charleston; Edwvard William
Hart, York: Jesse Bernard McLauchlin,
Richland; Fitz Hugh McMaster, A. B..
Fairfield; John Ash by Sawyer, Richland;
John Oscar Westfield, Greenville; Legriel
Adolph Wittkowsky, Kershaw.
Graduates in Pharmnacy-Williami
Henry Gilliland, Darlington; Charles
Jason Pettingill, New York..
Licentiates of instruction---T homas
Pearce Bailey, Jr., A. B., Georgetown;
Harry Alexander Bru nson, Florence;
Charles O'Neale Martindale, Jr., Rich
Xastes of Arts-homas Pearce
Bailey. Georgetown; Edward St. Julieni
Grike, Charleston: Anthony Foster Mc
Doc~tor oif Divinity-Rev. R. N. Wells,
Doctor of' Lenes-Hon. Ed ward Atkin
son. Boston, Mass.
t the conclusion of his .nerformane
of this pleasant duty President McBryde
made one of the peculiarly'appropriate
addresses with which lie favors each
graduating class.- These addresses brief,
pointe, practical in counsel, beautiful
in sentiment andl most graceful in ex
pression are gems of pure English and
models of their kind.
He said that it had been his privilege
to present the diplomas to the first class
graduated after the reorganization of the
ollege, in 1883, and it had been his
pleasant duty to do the same to the first
class graduating after the expansion of
the college into at University in 1888.
The intervening time seemed short, yet
how great the progress made.
In h-eautitul language he compared
the young men now starting on the voy
age of lite to barks freightedl with fond
est hopes. whose sals the watchers on
the banks hope will be trimmed with
favoring breezes in safety to ports of
happiness and prosperity.
In the psalm of life he said the words
of refrain were truth and duty. Success
was the object of them all, but he hopedi
they sought success in the highest ac
ceptation of the term-the highest living
in the sight of God and man. They
first should have self-respect. " To
tine o.vn self be true."
Continuing lhe said: "I'have a purpose
in life and throw into it. all the strength
Sand biit which Gard ha griven you.
From each failure learn a lesson. Let
g- owth be the law of your being, so that
the latest years of life shall be the best.
Each one of you stand as the heir of all
the ages, with all the advantages
and possibilities of the nine
teenth century at your command. Your
Maker and the world wants your best.
Rise then to the full possi
bility of your powers and my
wish is that God, who has thus far
showered blessings upon you shall
continue to .the end. God bless you
THE ANNUAL ORATION.
An intermission followed in which the
graduates received the cordial congratu
lations of their friends present. When
the assemblage was again called to or
der President McBryde introduced as
the orator of the occasion, and one who
had done much with tongue and pen to
advance the industrial development of
our country, the Lon. Edward Atkinson,
of Massachusetts. Mr. Atkinson pro
ceeded to deliver an able adilress on the
subject-"Consumption Limited ; Power
of Production Unlimited." The address
was a fine presentation of the resources
of our country and the grand possibili
ties incident thereto.
In conclusion Mr. Atkinson drew a
glowing picture of what might be ac
complished in the improvement of many
processes, and the employment for man's
comfort, convenience and support of the
powers of nature, and told the graduates
that they and their children or their
children's children might realize the very
vision of the poet, when shall be estab
lished a nation which shall be
"Good, great and joyous.beantiful an-] true.
This is alone life, joy, empire, victory."
As he left Harvard College. enjoying
its class-day festival, he thought he
might venture to bring the fraternal
greeting of that ancient University. and
to (10 so President Eliot empowered him.
At the conclusion of Mr. Atkinson's
address the audience was dismiss-d with
the benediction by the Rev. Dr. Flinn.
THE HAYTIAN SITUATION.
Latest Reports from the Seat of War.
Statements of Legitiminsts.
NEW YORK, June 26.-The steamer
Prins Wilhelm. from Port-au-Prince,
which arrived here to-day, brings among
her passengers several friends of Le
gitime, including General La Forest,
Military Governor of Port-au-Prince;
Mr. Preston, son of Minister Preston,
and M. Leon Hutinot, Chancellor of the
French Legation at Port-au-Prince.
General La Forest said: "I am the Mili
tary Governor of Port-au-Prince, and I
left the city in' a normal and healthy
condition, both physically and morally.
Hippolyte wasn't in town, and just be
fore I left I made a tour through my
district, which embraced a circuit of
thirty miles around Port-au-Prince, and
I did not discover Hippolyte there
either. He's in the torth somewhere."
General La Forest is on his way to
Paris as commissioner to the exposition.
M. Hutinot has dispatches addressed to
the Minister of Foreign Affairs in
France. Mr. Stephen - Preston is en
route to Germany on a "secret" ision
to ask Germany, in behalf of Legitime,
it is said, for assistance against Hippo
lyte. He leaves- here on Saturday.
'The situation in Hayti is about the
same as it was eight mouths ago," said
Mr. Preston. "Legitime is still in pos
session o! Port-au-Prince, and any one
that says that the city has been besieged
lies. Hippolyte has never been within
fifteen miles of the city. We have lost
in the North through the cowardice of
General Piquant. The steamships Ca
rondelet and Mercedes of Hippolyte's
navy are in a very bad condition. They
have been chased many times by our
boats. We are expectinga new steamship
from Spain. It should be at the Port
by this time. Legitime is still certain
He Kills a Sheriff and His Deputy, and is
Hmsnelf Fatally Wounded.
KFOKUK, Iowa, June 28.-W. Mc
Ginnis, living about six miles North of
Cambria, Iowa, has D~een showing
symptoms of mania for some time. To
day Sheriff Ramsey of Lucas County,
Deputy Rollins and a man named
Blouse went to McGinnis's house to take
charge of him. McGinnis, on seeing
their approach, drew a revolver, shool -
ing Sheriff Ramsey through the head,
killing him instantly. Deputy Rollins
then drew a revolver and shot McGinnis
through the lower jaw, inflicting a pain
ful wound. McGinnis then shot Rollins
through the arm, the ball passing into
bis left side, inflicting a fatal wound.
McGinnis then turned on Blouse, but
before he could fire, Blouse shot him
through the head. Rollins and MeGinnis
The Ice Cream Season.
Society Mau-I have clipped a little
item from a Connecticut paper about a
whole congregation being poisoned by
ice cream. If you insert it in your
paper and call attention to it I will take
Editor-All iit: I'll do it. But why
do-you take such an interest in breaking
up the ice cream business?
If you know as many young ladies as
I do you would catch on. By the way,
you can interline that all the sufferers
died in great agony and that their fea
tures were fearfully distortcd. I've
known young ladies to faint irn front of
an.ice cream parlor, so they could be
carried in. Yod might remark, e-li
toially, that even when ice cream is
pure it destroys the complexion and
brings on premature old age. I hate to
do this, but self-protection is the fir-st
law of nature..
The Way of the Negro.
The ignorant, pleasure loving, happy
go-lucky negro of Washington is as
carefuly discriminating with reference
to the payment of bills as the insolvent
merchant who is making a list of pie
ferred credhtors. The grocer o- butcher
who trusts him is often likely to wait
for his money until the ink on the ac
count book becomes pale and illegible,
the professional man-the doctor or-the
lawyer -always gets his money. He
looks upon a doctor with a kind of su
perstitious respect. The simplicity of
his mind makes him an uncanny being
who brings about wonderful results by
means that can be little short of super
natural. He will bring his last fifty
cents to a doctor whom he has employed
and force it upon him, whether he wants
it or not. "Take it, boss," says he;
"I'll be hoodooed if you don't take it."
The lawyer is also regarded with awe
because of his mysterious connection
with the powers of the law, and in most
cases has little trouble in collecting his
fees.- Washington C'ritic.
The official statistics readl at the last
Mormon Conference in Salt Lake City
show that "the Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter Day Saints" has 12 apostles, 70
patriarchs, 3,919 high pr-iests, 11,805
elders, 2,069 priests, 2,292 teac-hers, 11,
610 deacons. 81,899 families, 119,915 of
ficers and members and 49,303 children
under 8 years of age-a total Mormon
population of 153,911. The number of
marriages for the six months ended
April 6, 1889, was 530: number of
births, 2,754; new members baptized,
48: excommunications, 113.
Extensive Tannery :Burned.
BENIc~i, Cal., June 26.-The Pioneer
Tannery, owned by McKay & Chisholm,
was burned this morning. The loss will
SIMON CAMERON DEAD.
THE GREAT LEADER OF THE REPUB
LICAN HOSTS IN PENNSYLVANIA
Yields to Paralysis and the Weight of
His Ninety Years-Sketch of His Re
markable Career-A Self-Made Man.
LANCASTER, Pa., June 26.-General
.Simon Cameron died at 8 o'clock this
evening, of paralysis, with which he
was stricken on the night of the 20th
instant. He was 90 years old on the 8th
of last March, and on the 9th of last
May was attacked by a hemorrhage,
which many of his friends though at
the time presaged very serious conse
quences, though the General himself
spoke very lightly of his illness, saying
that it was of no consequence.
SKETCH OF HIS CAREER.
Simon Cameron was born in Lancaster
County, Pa., March 8, 1799. He was left
an orphan at an early age, but received
a fair English education, and began to
learn the printer's trade when 9 years of
age. He worked as a journeyman in
Lancaster, Harrisburg and Washington,
and so improved his opportunities that
in 1820 lie was editing a newspaper in
Doylestown, Pa., and in 1822 one in
Harrisburg. As soon as he had accumu
lated sufficient capital he became in
terested in banking and in railroad
construction in the central part of the
State. He was for a time Adjutant Gen
eral of Pennsylvania. He was elected to
the United States Senate in 1845 for
the term ending in 1849, and during
this period acted with the Democrats on
importantparty questions, such as the
Missoari compromise bill. This was re
pealed in 1854, and Mr. Cameron be
came identified with the "people's
party," subsequently merged with the
Republicans. As its candidate he was
re-elected to the Senate for the full terni
of six years, beginning in 1859, a period
that covered the exciting crisis of se
cession. During. this time he was so
earnest an advocate of peace that his
loyalty was suspected. At the Re
publican convention that nominated
Abraham Lincoln he was srtongly sup
ported for the Presidency, and
again for the Vice Presidency,
but lack of harmony in the Penn
sylvania delegation prevented his
nomination for the latter office. Mr.
Lincoln at once called him to the Cabinet
as Secretary of War, and he proved
equal to the arduous duties of the.piace.
He advocated more stringent and ag
gressive war measures than Mr. Lincoln
was prepared to carry out, and when
General Butler asked for instructions
regarding fugitive slaves, directed him
to employ them "under such organiza
tions and in such occupations as exigen
cies may suggest or require." Similar
instructions were given to General Sher
man and other officers in the field. In
the original draft of his annual report
to Congress in December, 1861,
be boldly advocated arming fugitive
slaves, but this was modified on con
sultation with the Cabinet. Mr. Cam
eron resigned the Secretaryship January
11, 1862, and was at once appointed
Minister to Russia. His influence un
doubtedly tended in a large measure to
secure the friendship of that powerful
nation durihg the civil war. His official
conduct in "investing Alexander Cum
mins with the control of large sums of
public money, and authority to purchase
military supplies without restriction and
without requiring from himany.guaran
tee for the faithful performance of his
duties, while the services of competent
public officers were available, and
on involving the government
in large contracts with persons not
legitimately engaged in the business
pertaining to those contracts, and par
ticularly in the purchase of arms for
future delivery," was censured by the
House of Representatives April 30, 18t2,
of ~apartments, an equal share in the
responsibiiity- He resigned as Minister
to Russia Nove'mber 8. 1862, and
remained at home until 1866,
when he wats elected United
States Senator and appointed
chairman of the committee on
foreign affairs on the retirement of Mr.
Charles Sumner in 1872. He was sent
to the Senate for the fourth time in 1873,
but resigned in favor of his son, the
present Senator--James Donald Came
ron. During the years of his active
public life he was a powerful political'
leader, practically dictating the policy
of the Republican party in Pennsylvania
and wielding a strong influence over its
policy in the nation at large.
J4N INDIANA MONSTROSITY.
Twin Girls on the Order or the Siamese
INDIANPOLIS, June 28. -The Journald's
Kokomo correspondent reports that on
last Tuesday, twelve miles South of
there, Mrs. Henry Jones had born to her
tin girls, inseparably con ncted at the
hips and lower abdomen. No vital or
gans are connected except the spinal
column, which is continuous fromr one
end to the other. Each' breathes and
pulsates quite independently of the
other, and both are perfectly formed
and have free use of their limbs. Thbe
infants are apparently as hearty as any
children of their age.
Picture of the President.
President Harrison is peevish and
fretfut, and if all the stories told here
are true he has said some tart things to
the politicians who have been thronging
the White House. He isn't a man of ro
bust health like Mr. Cleveland. The
present Executive is thin and looks
careworn. Many people do not think
be can stand the strain to the end of his
term if he is not more careful of his
health. Cleveland is fat and ponderous,
but-he is a stolid, stubborn man that
neither hard work nor strife can effect.
He was able to stand the strain that was
put upon him, and left the White H-ouse
in just as good if not better health than
when he entered it.- Washington Letter.
Destructive Forest Fire in Montana.
HELENA, Montana, June 28.-All ef
forts to check the forest fire which
started in Cascade County, near Sand
Coles, two days ago, have proved un
availing. Advices up to last night show
it has covered an area of over one hun
dred square miles and has destroyed the
best hay ground in the vicinity. The
1oss will be very heavy owing to the fact
that the dry season had already greatly
reduced the hay crop. No such prairie
ire has been known in Montana in re
cent years. So far no lives are reported
lost; though several ranchmen were
Sound Advice to the Girls.
The Ne w York Herald quotes from a
baccalaureate sermon at Vassar College'
as follows: "To become what you should
you must build your lives on the broad
lines of duty," and adds: "And above
all things get married. Don't let po
lemics or transcendentalism take the
place of. substantial joy. It is better
to know how to win and keep the love
of a good man than to trace the human
amily back to a protoplasm."
A Tennille, ga., gcntleman caught a1
number of fish and threw them, with an
eel, on the grass. Later he prepared to
string them, but found that the eel had
run his tail through the gill of each fish
and tied the end into a hard knot, thus
onverting itself into a genuine fishi
A Fair English Socialist.
Mrs. Annie Besant's popularity and influ
ence with the London democracy are un
doubted. There is a wonderful magnetic at
traction about her. Her face !n repose can
hardly be called handsome, brt when ani
mated her dark Irish eyes flash fire, and as
one of her lady friends once said to me, "she
has one of the sweetest smiles I have ever
seen." Her short, curling hair and the some
what peculiar attire which she a4ects add to
the individuality of her appearance. But her
eloquence is after all the greatest attraction.
I have heard her speak time after time, and
always with a renewed sense of her graphic
power and deep earnestness. At the debates
of the Fabian society, the Socialist body of
which she is a member, she is the only speaker
whom you feel to possess a thorough grasp of
the socialist problem.
As regards energy and downright hard
work, very few women can approach Annie
Besant. She lives alone in a pleasant house
in St. John's Wood, but she is usually to be
found immersed in business in a little office
room up two flights of narrow stairs above
The Free Thought publishing office in Fleet
street. There it was that I saw her for the
first time six or seven years ago. She writes
largely, she lectures all over the country, she
edits The National Reformer for Mr. Brad
laugh, she founds working girls' unions and
takes up every forlorn political cause' in the
metropolis. And yet Mrs. Besant is the best
abused and most misrepresented woman in
London and the bugbear of polite society.
Her advocacy of Neo-Malthusian theories,
and still more her almost bitter antagonism
to the Christianity of the present day, fully
account for this.-London Cor. Chicago In
ter Ocean. -
I have observed that during the successful
run of any play or opera that the me: who
have the middle seats on the row are nearly
always the last to be seated, to the conse
quent annoyance and discomfort of those pos
sessing aisle seats. Treasurer McKeever, of
the Madison Square theatre, thus sagely ex
plains the anomaly: "The forethought that
actuates a man and sends him to the box of
flee at an early date, securing to himself a
choice of location-which is invariably the
end seats of a row-sends hin to the theatre
at an early hour that he may be in time for
the rising of the curtain. That man is prob
ably a good business man, punctual at his ap
pointments and a person of reliance. The
man who comes in late probably came to the
box office at the last moment, was obliged to
take middle seats to be as near the stage as is
then possible, and. the procrastinating spirit
that induced him to buy his seats late sends
him to the theatre a half hour after the cur
tain has risen, to climb over punossal people,
crushing hats and toes alike of both ladies
and gentlemen."-New York Star.
We cannot all be so strong and lucky as
Dumas, and we do not want to be so unlucky;
though strong, as another person of whom he
tells a story. M. Alexandre Dumas pere had
a hound called Mouton, an undemonstrative
brute, which rooted up a favorite dahlia. M.
Dumas had introduced this dog into a novel.
As he sat and wrote he kept an eye on his
paragraph (where the hound was performing
the noblest acts) and with the other eye he
watched Mouton's excavations of the dahlia.
When the paragraph was done he gave the
unsuspecting Mouton a kick behind, and his
Mouton returned to him. With one hand he
caught the dog by the throat, Mouton caught
the other hand in his jaws, and there was a
noble fight. At last Mouton gave in, and for
three days M. Dumas, with his hand under a
stream of cold water, waited to see if Moutor
would "take his meals regular." For three
days Mouton abstained, and it seemed ten to
one that he was mad. But then he picked up
his crumbs, and neither it was that died. In
the other story the other man collared the
other dog and was not bitten, but died of the
nervous shock.-Saturday Review.
Barking Up the Wrong Tree.
Two wandering organ grinders the other
day made a dead set at a hospitable looking
house at Eleventh and Clinton streets. Chil
dren's smiling faces are constantly seen at
the windows, and the gentlemen from IKing
Humbert's realm seem to think there is a
mint of money there for them. Sometimes
half a dozen stop during the day in front of
the house, unlimber their music boxes, uin
hitch the cranks and start In. They grind
out everything, from the "Last Rose of Su~m
mer" to "Nadjy," all the time looking prayer
and fromi their ignorani he Eng - lan
guage utterly oblivioi of the fact that a
sign on the house sets fo th the fact that it is
a deaf and dumb asylum, and that the in
mates are smiling at the futile efforts of the
organ grinders to make their lives unhappy.
To-Bo had a passion for accuracy, r.nd
when she could not command the expression
for an idea would quickly make one. Thus
she was overheard one day saying to a little
playmate who had put a sand pie into the
oven dad instantly taking it out again, de
claring it was done. "You can't do it so. It
wouldn't bake in just a now."
Her father used to say to her as an induce
ment to good behavior: "If you are a gcod
girl all this month I will let you be so many
years old on your next birthday." This wans
a very solemn consideration, and always had
an immediate effect, till one day she answer
ed, as a light suddenly burst upon her:
"Why, papa, you can't step me from being 4
years old in January! You can't make mec
4 years old and you can't stop meP"-St.
Rules for a Rainy Day.
If the umbrella is at the "other end of the
line," bear It patiently. Some other uim
brella will do just as well.
Be sure and info'rm every one you meet
that "it rais." Otherwise they might re
main in ignorance of the damp fact.
Waterproof garments may be depended
upon to abed water upon other folks. That
seems to be the chief objectof their existence.
Do not allow any ventilation In a horse car
on a rainy morning. It might exilarate the
passengers to deeds of-violence.
Carry your umbrella very carefully and
you can just manage to drejn one quarter
section of it down the ned of the person who
is so unfortunate as to he ahead of you. He
will appreciate this.--Hartford Post.
Young Looking Actresses..
Maggie Mitchell, after some thirty years
upon the stage, continues to play extremely
juvenile heroines. Lotta,. whose career as a
star has lasted more than twenty years, has
no difficulty in appearing as a sprightly and
mischievous child. Agnes Booth, Kate lRogers
and Rose Eytinge all look, both ou and off
the stage, from ten to fifteen years younger
than they are. At her recent benefit Mrs. D.
P. Bowers appeared as Mary, queen of Seo:.,
and was able to realize much of the charm at
tributed to that unfortunate heroine. While
Mrs. Bowers was on the scene the veteran
actor, Harry Watkins, told the writer that
thirty-nine years had passed since he had
played for her benefit In Baltimiore.-New
A De~ndant of Pocahontas'
RIcrMOND, Va., June 20.-Colonel
Sherwin McRae; formerly a plromfinent
lawyer and ex-nmember of the Legisla
lure from Henrico County, compiler of
State records, anud of late years con
nected with the State library, died to
day, aged 84 vnars. He was, it is said,
a descendant of Pocahontas on his
Death of an Aged Minister.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 28.-The Rev.
George A. Smith, one of the oldest min
isters of the Episcopal Church of Vir
riima, and att one time editor of the
Southn1 Chiurdhman, (lied in this city
o-day, aged 86 years."
Funeral of Mrs. Hayes.
FREMONT, 0.. June 28.-Mrs. Hayes
vas buried this afternoon in Oakwood
emetery. Thbe funeral services were '
mple and unostentatious, preserving
he character of a private rather thant g
A Woman Hanged in Philadelphia.
PHILADELHIIA, June 25.-Mrs. Whiitei
ing, who poisoned her husband and
wo children. was hanged this morning
n the inilvnrdt
AN APPEAL FOR MELDDY OF A
The "Classic" All Right in Its Place, but
the People Want Popular Ballads and
Nadonal Airs - The -Poor Love Good
Music Though They Cannot Buy It.
Give the people music, and let it be both
popular and good. -
Music rouses and trains the emotions, as
the gymnasium trains men in the exercise of
their limbs. Inward activities long dormant
or never before awakened are called up and
become new powers within the breast and
emotion nerves for action. The stupidest
horse that goes up hill to the sound of bells,
the timidest soldier who marches to battle
with fife and drum, the most delicate girl
who spins round and round tireless in the
dance, the poorest laborer who sings at his
work-any of them are good enough to prove
that music rouses and sustains the emotions.
But that is not alL It will discipline and
control emotion; that is the explanation of
the art of music as distinguished from the
mere power of musical sounds.
IT MAKES THEY BETTER.
Have you ever noticed how men, women,
and children will stand around the door of a
saloon listening to the wretched version of
some tine melody executed by a getter band?
Many who come to the door will not enter,
preferring to hear the music, such as it is;
those who are- inside will come forth witir
lighted pipes and pause. Slatternly girls,
with ragged children in their arms; idle ex
, press drivers, and dirty, stone throwing, dog
worrying boys, will all stand still in wonder
ment and joy. And what is it all about? A
cracked fiddle, a wretched cornet, and a harp
of which no two strings are in tune, trying
wildly to follow "The Last Rose of Sum
The masses of the people want music and
if it be of a suitable quality it will do them
The masses who attend the free, open air
concerts in the parks include many persons
of wealth and refinement, but as a rule the
majority care nothing for what is usually
called "classical" music. To them this means
something ground out with great exertion
by the performers, with much bleating and
gesticulation, full of many trills and phrases
and banging and clanging, but without any
simple air in it which can be easily caught
up and remembered afterward with pleasure.
So if leaders of bands really desire to strike
the :ey note of the class of music most popu
lar with- their audiences they should listen to
the selections given on the streets by the
organ grinders and the vagrant bands. They
will hear much that has been written by such
eminent composers as Mozart, Verdi, Schu
mann and Sullive n. They will find not un
common old English ballads of the same style
as the patriotic airs of "The Star Spangled
Banner," "Hail Columbia," "Yankee Doodle"
and "Marching Through Georgia," and they
will discover by no means infrequent pretty
and "catchy" airs from the comic operas.
The peasant songs of France, Germany,
Switzerland, Italy and Ireland can also be
heard. In short, the free park concerts will
be a greater success than ever before if the
music sele-ted by the band leaders is both
popular and good.
And supposing that every Saturday after
noon through the summer and early autumn
hard worked men can look forward to a feast
of music that will soothe, solace and refresh
them. They will be there with their wives
and children, they will spend less on the whole
family than they would squander on them
selves in one idle afternoon; they will meet
friends and form new acquaintances and have
pleasant chats; they will go home satisfied.
recreated, having had their exercise and con
pany, will be likely to go to bed early.
BETTER THAN MEDICINE.
The rich have their grand operas and their
high toned concerts. They have their
musicales and their "at homes." But there
are thousands and thousands of mechanics
and laborers and toilers-denizens of un
fashionable streets and sections-whose only
use of the emotional life is base, undisciplined,
and degraded. Pleasure with many means
crime; restraint, the real handmial<; of pleas
ure, is unknown; system, order, harmony in
their feelings, habits of self control, checking
the impulses, moderating and .economizing
the feelings, guiding them to powerful pur
poses and 'wise ends and wholesome joys-of
teach and give.
The music of the churches has become so
prominent a feature that it attracts as many
hsteners as the sermon, but the vast majority
of the poor do not go to church at all. Yet
these people have their feelings and emotions,
and a beautiful strain of music, whether
sacred or secular, is as likely to cause a sob
within the breast clad in fustian as within
one attired in silk.
Music will some day become a powerful
and acknowledged therapeutic. And it is
one especially appropriate in this excitable
age. Half our diseases-some physicians say
all our- diseases-come from disotder of the
nerves. How mainy ills of the mind precede
the ills of the body! Boredom makes more
patients than fever. Want of interest and
excitement, stagnation of the emotional life,
or the fatigue of over wrought emotion, lies
at the root of half the ill health of our young
men and women. Can we doubt the power
of music to break up that stagnation? Or
can we doubt its power- to soothe, to recreate
an overstrained emotional llfe, by bending
the bow the other way? There are moods
of exhausted feeling in which certain kinds
of music would act like poison, just as whip
and spur which encourage the racer at first
tire him to death at latt. There are other
kinds of music which soothe, and, if one may
use the word, lubricate the worn ways of the
When good music ceases to be the luxury
of the rich and the-degradation of the poor
it will open the golden gates of a wider and
happier realm of recreation for the masses.
It will have a marked influence on crime,
and it will promote thrift and increase the
sum-now lamentably small-of the people's
wholesome pleasures.-Chicago Times.
Grafting Part of a Nerve.
An interesting surgical operation is report
ed in England. The patient had a small
tumor in a large nerve on the arm. In re
moving it some of the nerve was itself un
avoidably taken away, causing a loss of sen
sation in those portions of the skin to which
the nerve led. The surgeon, nothing daunted,
performed a second operation forty-eight
hours after the first. He then took a piece of
healtjby nerve frocm a leg ho had just ampu
tated and patched up the injured nerve with
it. In thirty-six hours sensation returued,
and the subsequent progress of the patient
ga.e evidence of complete recovery.-New
Ten years ago the superintendent of an
Iowa railroad booted a tramp) out of his
office for having the check to-ask for- a pass.
Today that tmamp is the superintendent of
that same road, while the muan who'lifted
him on his boot keeps a restaurant and sends
him over lunches.
Tom Woolfolk to Hang August 16.
ATrLtx'Tr. Junec 25.-Tomn Woolfolk,
who mtmdered nine of his family, has
eeln coaviete'd iii the Superior Court of
murder in the first degree. lHe wias
sentced to be hanged August 16 next.
A mo(tion for a new trial wi's entered.
A Costly Blaze in Chicago.
Cmncaco, June 2.- Burton block,
corier Van Buren and Clinton streets.
was bur-ned this morning. Loss on build
vied amo~ng a numbher of firnrs. The
llok was 200) feet front on each str :t
and six stories high.
Marriage at. Greenvil'e.
GnEvim.te. June 25.- [Special to Tne
Register. I-Geor-ge C. Smith of Milledge
ville. Ga.. was n'arried t>-day to Miss
Chalotte Smith of this city, a daughter
of Julius C. Smith a wealthy and promi- t
euet citizen of G;reenvnie. The mnarriage
tok place at the home of the bride's
f .her and after the ceremony the y-oung I
roupe lett for a bridlal tour to the I
North r'ia C'har-leston. The bride ~s one
of Greenv;"e's most popr'ar and hand-d
some yomi hlies.
6kWs8 eft at
man who came to ask for
Near the camp fire's flickering li1
In my blanket bed I lie,
Gazing through the shades of night
At the twinkling stars on utgh.
O'er me spirits in the air
Silent vigils seem to keep,
As I breathe my childhood's prayer
- "Now I lay me down to sleep."
Sadly sings the whippoorwill
In the boughs of yonder tree:
Laughingly the dancing rill
Swells the midnight melody.
Foemen nay be Lurking near,
In the canyon dark and deep;
Low I breathe in Jesus' ear
"I pray the Lord my soul to keep.'
'Mid the stars one face I see,
One the Saviour called away:
Mother, who in infancy
Taught n y baby l'ps to pray.
Her sweet spirit hovers near
In this lonely mountain brake: *
Take ine to her. Saviour dear,
"If I should die before I wake.''
- Fainter &ows the dlickering light,
As eat. ember slowly die-:
Plaintively the birds or night
Fill the air with saddening cries.
Over n.e they seem, to cr.:
-You nay nevermore awake"
Low I lisp, "If I should die,
I pray the Lord my soul to take."
"Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord n-.y soul to keep,
If I should die before I wake,
I pray the Lord my soul to take."
A DYING MAN LYNCHED.
TilE SHOCKING CRIME PERPETR.TED l'>
31ASEED 31EN IN UNION COUYTY.
Andrew McNight, the Negro Who Had
His Throat Cut and Was Shot by Daniel
Gallman, Taken from His Bed of Suffer
ing at Midnight by Six Unknown Men,
Conveyed to a Graveyard a Mile and a
Half Distant, and Shot to Death.
UNION, S. C., June 25.-[Special to
The Register.]-Last Thursday after
noon Daniel Gallman, a young white
man, brother of the chairman of the
Board of County Commissioners, was
(driving in his buggy past the house of
Andrev McNight, a negro. McNight
asked Gallman to give him a seat in his
buggy and Gallman - kindly comp
with his request. They had not
ceeded far when the negro, for no e
whatever, kicked the dashboard off
buggy. Gallman told him he wo
have to pay for it. McNight th
upon became enraged, and tried
force Gallman out of the buggy. In t
scuffle, Gallman got out his knife a
cut the negro's throat from ear to e~
but not deep enough to produce serious
resuitb. McNight then jumped out of
the buggy and tried to attack Gallman
with a stick. Gallman whipped up his
horse and drove to a neighboring house,
where he procured a shotgun. As Mc
Night followed him, he warned him to
stop, but the negro replied: "I'm goin'
to kill you, or you kill me." Gallman
thereupon emptied the contents of
one barrel into McKnight's stomach,
producing what were supposed to be
The foregoing facts were reported is
this correspondence in last Saturday's
issue of THE REGISTER.
McNight was taken to the house o
Sol. Cook, near by, where he lay suffee
ing until Saturday night, when a ~
rible sequel to the tragedy occur
A t a la te h o u r th a t n ig h t w h ile M c N i t ,
was lying on the floor on a quit,
fering from his wounds, at knock
beard at the door, arnd immediately
terwards six masked men entere
house, and roughly, picking up
wound negro, rushed off
him down the road,
a mile and and :a half to a chu
where they literally erddled -t
wretch's body with gunshot an
balls. He evidently died aIr
stantly. The body wa~discovere
inesi ther a ol
wounds. His earrings were torn I
his ears, and, in short. he was mangi
in a terrible manner. His entrails we
oozing from the gaping wounds in h'
side, and it seemed, from the position
the body was in, and from the position.
of his hands, that, as near death as
was, he attempted to keep in
stomach his already wounded. vitals.
There is no clue to the identity of
murderers. The verdict of the Coron
jury was that "The deceased came to
his death by gu'nshot wounds in hanlds
of unknown persons."
Pinching the Breadwinners.
The industry of the Northwestern mil
lers in putting up the price of flour be
yond all relation to the price of wheat is
shown by the fact that they have suc
ceeded in advancing their asking prices
for flour 50 cents per barrel within the
past two weeks. An attempt has also
been made to advance wheat on the re
port of short stocks and tinfavorable
weather, but, notwithstanding all efforts
of that sort, the price of wheat has con
duich o decline. Tile millers' conmbi
eetup r' however, continues to screw up
nitatou. of flour until it is now between
.50 cents and $1 per barrel higher than is
indieated by the relative price of wheat.
Of course, the inevitable result is that
consumers will buy less flour and that the
millers who sell their products at a rea
sonable margin will hold the market un
til the Northwestern crowd begin to see
the advisability of a decent respect for
the laws of trade. In the meantime the
supply of breadstuff is artificially en
hanced in price, and an attempt is made
to impose an excessive charge on the
cost of life for the benefit of the few by
the stereotyped trust method.-Pittsburg
DOESN'T BELIEVE IN IMMERSION.
He'll Have No More of it in His Mill Pond.
Baptists Hunting for Another.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 2.-The Rev.,,
Robert Gaines, pastor of a country
Baptist Church about twenty miles from
this city, has been houlding~ a revival
meeting for ten (days. It closed yester
day. and he had fifteen converts to bap
tize. Mr. Gaines has always baptized his
converts in a mill pond belonging to Mr.
Burton. Burton is not a church mem
ber, but has always allowed the use of
his pond free of charge.
Yesterday when Mr. Gaines, his fif
teen converts, and several hundred spec
tators arrrved at the mill pond they
found Mr. Burton tbere with a shotgun.
Barton informed the clergy' man that lie
did nor believe in immersion, and would
have no more of it in his mill pond.
The preacher tried to reason with Bur
ton, but the latter cocked his gun and
told the crowd to "Git!" Mr. Gaines
asked all Christians present to kneel,
and he then offered up a prayer for the
conversion of the wicked Mr. Burton.
At the conclusion of is prayer- it was
announced that the baptizing was post
poned until another mill pond
2ould be secured, and the crowd dis
A Free Menagerie.
Lady' Visitor (in hospital)-Poor man!
2ow he groans: What is the matter
vith him, nurse?
Nurse-He's got the delirium tremens.
Lady (to man)- -My friend, yon should
~ive up s~ron< <hinik. Don't you know
hat you woaild be happier an~d have
no -e pleasare without it?
~Patien.-Do it know about tha..
au-n! I> e ha seeing circuses an' me
ageries an' snakes an blue monkeys
rith pink tails for two (lays, an' I
tidn't have to pay to get in, nuther.
-Frwmno DrA. JJraaine. .