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GLOBE BEFUBIIO, MQOTAY EVENING, JANUABY 12, 1885
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SOXDA V EVEXlSd, JAX. 12.
That litigious old lady who had been
prosecuting Kew Orleans for forty years,
Mrs- Myra Clark Gaines, died there last
Friday night, aged eighty.
The fights in New York and Illinois on
frenatorships are arrayed in about the same
shnpe as at last advices. Evarts's chances
arc still promising, and Logan's still tied.
It is stntcd that it was through a mis
calculation nf the managers that the world
did not come to an end on the 4th of Jan
uary. They are going to make another
Gladstone is ill. He is reported to have
catarrh, lumbago, and insomnia. A man
having these three things, seventy-five
years, aud the ISritish empire on him at
the same time is rather loaded down.
A powerful volume of natural gas has
just been struck near Findlay, Ohio, at a
depth of over five hundred feet We
should not have supposed it necessary to
go so deep as that for natural gas any
vhere. The reporters at Columbus are com
plaining that they are excluded from the
penitentiary. They ?ay that there are
things j,oing on in there that they are not
wanted t,o see. -They can easily get over
this difficulty. Let them steal a horse or
break into a saloou worth $33.
The attempt to steal the Cincinnati end
of the Miami and Erie canal by private
syndicates is to be renewed at this session
of the legislature. But Allen O. Myers is
opposed, and he has introduced a bill to
authorize the city of Cincinnati to enter
upon and occupy it as a public highway
and tor sewerage, water, and gas pur
poses. Allen is a pure and incorrupt
statesman for canal purposes, at least.
There is every indication that there is
going to be war in the Hocking Valley be
fore the mine-owners and mine-workers
have settled their differences there. The
former are determined and the latter are
desperate; aud the point of an open rupt
ure has been nearly reached. Yet our
laws provide no remedy till the violence
breaks out; and then the only remedy
seems to be to send the militia to shoot
"the under dog in the fight."
Absolution was introduced on Friday
in the Indiana house of representatives,
declaring it to be the opinion of that body
that Gen. U. S. Grant be placed on the retired-list
in recognition of his distinguished
services to the country. A Democrat
made a motion to table it; and it was ta
bled by a vote ol 59 to 33. Indiana is
the sweet state of the Knights of the
Golden Circle; and these 59 yeas for ta
bling were representative of the memory
which that traitorous clan left there.
General Sherman is still worrying him
self, or else amusing his leisure, over the
evidence to prove that old Mr. J. Davis
was a conspirator and a very bad man.
He has written a second letter, and sent it
with proofs of its allegations to the secre
tary of war. And Senator Uawley has
introduced a resolution calling on the
secretary to (end it in to the senate. And,
since the above writing, it has been sent
in, with the conclusive and convincing
evidence. And D0W what of it? What it
to be done about it?
The time is comii)R it ought to have been
here now when luriEul tprerli-makers will
be required to furnish opies of their telle it
they desire publication by newspapers. Day
. We homologate. And a great many
stump-speechers would be let off after four
or five preliminary gesticulations and
ejaculations on "leave to print," as they
are when they get to Congress. But we
don't know of any live newspapers that
could be persuaded to be as accommodating
as the Congressional Keeord is. Printed
speeches that are not fit to be heard are
generally not fit to be read in a newspa
per unless some sprightly and able jour
nalist has furnished them to the orators.
In fact, good journalism is rapidly taking
the place of poor oratory.
The Democrats ol the legislature are
going to sweat over Gov. Iloadly's recom
mendation of the abolition of separate
schools for colored children. Our repre
sentative. Judge Littler, has re-introduced
in the house his bill, for carrying out the
governor's advice, which the Democrats
slaughtered last winter; and a similar bill,
drawn up by Walter S: Thomas, colored
has been presented in the senate. These
bills will be pushed; and the Democrats
will have to show how much sincerity
there is in their new-born friendship for
the negro voters of Ohio. If they can
march up to the line made for them by
their old-abolitionist governor, tliey will re
ceive the commendation due to repentant'
Brother Will Cumback bobs up in Indi
ana and demand th honor of :being the
Republican, minority .nominee for senator
hs an advertisement for himself as a lec
turer. But the party in the legislature
intimate that they have no interest in
Will as a lecturer, and will decline to ad
vertise him. They think Porter has won
the houor, whatever there is in it
The perfectly overwhelming strength of
Don Cameron in the legislature of Penn
sylvania makes the little piping opposition
to him round among the newspapers seem
as perfectly ridiculous. And Don does not
seem to have done anything to bring about
this state of affairs, either. It must be
rather a gratification to the secret feelings
to own a state as easily ai Cameron does
the great state of Pennsylvania.
There is a gossip again that President
elect Cleveland is going to marry. This
time it is to a Mrs. Pruyn, a widow in Al
bany, thirty-six years old, possessed of one
child and $5,000,000. Now, this is wrong.
The just, admirable, decent, and generous
thing for Cleveland to do the thing
which would get him the applause of the
world is to seek out that much-wronged
widow Maria Halpin, and make her his
lawful wile and "the first lady of the land."
If not, why not?
A case that occurred last Saturday night
in Franklin county, Miss., hai a smack of
the true flavor in it A party of bulldo
zers visited a negro's cabin for the pur
pose of whipping him. They demanded
admittance, and the negro refuted it. An
impulsive young man of the name of
Murray burst open the door and rushed
in. He was saluted with a charge from a
shotgun, and his brains were blown out
The rest of the party fled; and, as the
most astonishing act in the drama, the
coroner's jury returned a verdict of justi
fiable homicide. Who shall say that Mis
sissippi is not showing signs of progress?
It certainly must have been an oversight
that the Republicans were left off from the
committees for the reception of Senator
Paine in the general assembly. The Re
publicans all voted in favor of the recep
tion, and no objection to it came from
them; and yet, when the presiding officers
of the two bouses made up the committees
that were to receive this senator of Ohio
into the legislature, they put none but
Democrats on them. It was an unprece
dented discourtesy, if it was intentional;
but we do not believe it was intentional.
It was a piece of forgetfulness perpetrated
in a gnsh of unconsciousness.
Old father Payne, by his Jackson
banquet utterances at Columbus, has
stirred up the bile of the mugwump news
papers to an amusing extent They call
him a garrulous old man who prates of
the old-fashioned things of Democracy.
He deals in "putrid reminiscences." He
is not inspired by the new ideas which
Cleveland was elected to infuse into the.
Democratic party. He talks in as dicta
torial a tone as if he himself were the ad
ministration. But the fact that the old
senator's son-in-law, Whitney, is likely to
be the treasury member of the cabinet is
the sourest ingredient in this Payne-ful
solicitude. It makes the old man's elo
"Buckeye," C. W. Woolly or letters to
that effect writes an occasional com
munication to the Commercial Gazette for
the fun of hurling the freest lance of any
man in America. He is now traveling in
Europe, and here are two or three speci
mens of the way he jerks the p n:
The alleged beauty of the Parisian woman
is a "d d barren ideality." She dresses
well, has small feet and hands, high ckeek
bones, aud "lantern jaws," but can not com
pare within the realm of beauty with her
sex in Cincinnati or New York, nor even
with the pretty Quaker girls ot Philadelphia.
The Emperor it the love ot the populace.
Yon Jloltke their admiration, and Prince
Bismarck their pride. Just now the small
fellows ot the Reichstag are biting his
trowsers. but they amount to no more than
the tatterdemalions who usually compose an
In nearly all the guesses about the cabi
net the South gets the postotCces and the
department of justice. These are what
the South asserted a claim to in the start,
and what she will probably get These
are what give her the best hold on the
country. She is not interested in the for
eign relations, or on the high seas, or in the
interior (since slavery could not be forced
into the territories), and her hand in the
treasury would raise a row, and her inap
propriate impertinence in the war depart
ment would be resented. But she thinks
she can administer justice and the post
offices in a way to be tolerated and to
do herself a power of good without being
over-scrutinized. And the Democracy of
the country sympathizes with the South
in this masterly diplomacy, just as it did
in her assertion of ownership of the nation
before the war. The tail naturally wags
npproval to the determined movements of
the head and body of the dog.
There may not be evidence sufficient to
connect O'Donovan Rossa with the at
tempt on Captain Phelan's life, but it is
generally believed, and all the circum
stances point that way, that Phelan was
sent for by Rossa with the deliberate un
derstanding that he was to be "removed'
when he came, and in the way in which
the attempt was made. Rossa was absent
from the office; but the men who were to
do the deed were there; and there is every
reason to believe that they were taken there
with Rossa's knowledge and connivance.'
It was a planned murder, and Rossa, if not
the planner, was privy to the plan aud ac
cessory before the fact Phelan seemed
to have suspected what was wanted of him,
and went to Rossa's office with his hand
upon his pistol. This man Rossa is an ad
vocate of murder; and his complicity in
murder is not surprising. He should be
arrested and tried on suspicion: and cir
cumstantial evidence of the mot ordinary I
kind should hang him.
The New Year.
Silent and whit
Thro' th dim nlitht
Now fast, now tlow.
Marking: the posit
IJko hcetcd ghost?,
ltobln? the woods
In much finer poods
Than ever were spun by mortal skill
And bleached on the sunny fldo of tho hill.
Fringes were wove by weavers, where
The. warp is mist and the woof U air:
Tho world Is dressed like a brldo In white.
Although the poor old j car died last night
lirop not a tear
On the cold blor
Who? e corpso Is hero.
Ills work Is done.
And buttled won.
And he will bo
Named with tho froo
Through future timo
For deeds subllmo.
Wo welcome hero
Tho new-born year.
Tho snow that falls
From tho (rniy walls
Of tho blnck clouds
1b not for shrouds
For tho dnys tied.
Or tho years dead;
Emblem of peace.
Bet down to cheer
Tho soft young year.
So rinjr tho soft.
Sweet bolls nloft.
Of tho Rood time
Illng loud and clear
For this N6w Year.
JOHN UENKY'8 NEW YEAR.
John Henry was a boy of not more
than fivo years of ajje. "Ho lived in a
dark, alley, over which ho sometimes
saw tho bine sky on tho dull clouds,
but oftcner only dingy coal sruoko.
His mother was a hard worker but she
took pretty good caro of him. Thoy
lived alone in a singlo room. When
she, could she took him with her, but it
frcquon y happened that ho was left
alono in tho room all day with his din
ner set out for him on the tabic. On
such occasions ho would watch tho lit
tle clock patiently, and when tho short
hand began to near a certain figuro ho
knew that ho had not much longer to
wait and ho would press his nose against
tho window pano and watch each shad
owy figuro as it passed.
"tho day beforo tho New Year seemed
longer than usual. In tho first placo,
his dinner was scanty and ho was hun
gry when his mother set it out for him
on tho little tin plate. As she stopped
to bid him good-by ho noticed tears in
her eyes, and though ho said nothing at
the time, ho began to wonder as tho
day wore on what it all meant Tho
hands on tho clock never moved so slow
before. He ate his insufficient meal
earlier than usual, and wished there
was another one. Then ho thought of
tho great stores down-town and tho
windows filled with beautiful things,
and wondered if thero was no way in
which he could get into them. "Tho
markets and groceriesinparticularroso
np before htm in his vision like verita
His mind dwelt on what ho had seen
only a few weeks ago when ho was
down-town with his mother how
nearly every ono they met was carrying
homo hugo bundles, and that his mother
told him they contained turkeys for the
Thanksgiving dinners of tho rich.
Only a few days ago nearly every one
he had seen passing along tho streets
was loaded down with large packages
which ho was told contained Christmas
presents of toys and other playthings
for children. John Henry did not so
much caro for theso as he did for some
thing to cat Tho pangs of hunger
were superior to the desire for amuse
ment and his mind reverted to turkeys.
He thought ho would know a turkey if
he saw one. Then he began to wonder
and think as ho never had before. In
some of tho long and bitter days and
nights that he had passed with his
mother ho remembered that in her
Erayers and instruction she had told
itn that the great God had said "Ask
and ye shall receive." SLo had asked
many times and he had seen no return.
Ho never had asked because he had not
seen anybody to ask, and ho wondered
how his" mother could expect to get tho
things she asked for when she only
talked into vacancy. Alas, that tho
whispered prayers of millions, answer
ed maybe in ways that they know not
of, should from older lips than thispro
Toke similar marveling.
There was only one thing to bo done,
he thought, and that ho proceeded to
do. It was disobedience, but ho be
lieved that his mother when sho ro-
turned hungry and tired would forgive
him. It was plain to his mind that she
had not gone about things in tho right
way. Bundling himself tip in a well
worn shawl, for ho had no overcoat, he
ran down the alley, the frosty air mak
ing his little frame quake, and gaining
the brilliantly lighted street he walked
along peering into windows until he
came to a market With his mother's
words ringing in his cars and with a
faith sublime in its simplicity ho raised
the latch with difficulty and walking
straight to tho big man behind the block
"Will yon please givo me a turkey?"
"Who is it for?"
"For mo and mother."
"Get out of this, you littlo devil!"
and the man made a motion as if to
chase him. The boy retreated toward
the door and pressed on. In a dozen
places ho repeated his query, and as he
grew colder and his teeth began to
chatter he made up his mind that per
haps after all his mother knew best
Maybe sho had tried all these places
and mot with no better success than he.
Ho would have turned back, but he saw
one great market ahead, larger, hand
somer, and more brilliantly lighted
than any ho had yet seen. 'Ihere wero
beautiful carriages and horses with liv
eried drivers in front of it, and through
tho frosted windows ho could see many
fine ladies and gentleman and some
richly dressed children.
Everybody turned as the queer littlo
fellow entered, and when his blue lips
parted to ask tho oft-used question
everybody heard it
"Havo you any money?" was tho re
ply, but in a kinder tone.
Once more the answer came "No,"
and then, with an effort, "I havo asked
everywhere, and if I don't get it now
I'm "going home."
l no marKet man looted at him cur
iously, wondering whattomakoof him.
Was it a child's freak or was ho tho
crafty emissary of an older good-for-nothing
a wolf in sheep's clothing?
One of the gentlemen who had been
an interested listener stooped down and
folt of tho lad, withdrawing his hand
quickly and saving:
"Go'd bless the child- He's all of a
tromor and ho is not half clothed. Who
do you want a turkey for? Como hero
anu get warm.
"Mother and me wants it," came in
a piping voico. "Wo ain't got any,
and mother's at work, and I thought
maybe I'd get ono if I asked for it
"So you shall. So you shall," said
tho man. "Give me the biggest bird
you've got, Tom, right away, and I'll
tako it homo with this child at once."
The turkey that was mado ready
looked bigger than John Henry, and
when tho three wero in the carriago tho
coachman drovo rapidly down-town. It
was a great day for John Henry. Ho
answered his companion's questions as
best ho could, but he kept acloso watch
on the streets and alleys. Finally tho
buildings began to look familiar and
he at last broke out with
"Horo it is! Hero it is! Pleaso stop
him and I'll run homo."
The ccntleman stopped tho camasro:
ot out and helped tho boy " down tho
reary alley to his cheerless room. Tho
fire in the cook stovo had burned low
and tho room was dark. The man
lighted the lamp which his littlo com
panion gavo him and was evidently
pleased to witness the tidy though bar
ren pact of the place. John Henry's
pleased him, but not th visitor.
"You may tell your mother that tome
of my folks will be here in a day or
two, my boy. I will not wait any
longer now. You and your mother eat
tho turkey and have a feast There are
others where that came from."
When his companion had gone the
child turned down the lamp and blew
It out and resumed his iitueo at the
window. Onco or twice he thought ha
heard his mother's footsteps, but they
for my money to-day a"long timo, but
didn't get it and then I had to walk
two miles to borrow a little. We wrll
have something to cat prottv soon."
When tho lamp was lighted the
mother stirred tho firo and sat down to
warm herself, holding tho child in her
lap with an embrace so tight that he
struggled onco or twico to free himself,
whilo hot tears rolled down her sunken
cheeks. In after years if ho remem
bers that hour ho will know what that
long, lingering pressure meant, the si
lenco that was more eloquent than
Not a word had been said about his
adventure or tho turkoy. Tho groat
bird had been carefully stowed away in
tho closet and tho boy lookod toward
tho closed door frequently as if expect
ing to see tho fowl walk out and say
something. How would ho explain?
Presently ho said: "Wo havo got a
"No, wo cannot havo a turkoy, John
ny," was tho reply, "but wo will havo
something else right away. I will go
out now and get it"
"But I say wo'vo got ono now," said
John Henry, jumping down from her
-lap. "It's hero in tho closet," and ho
throw tho door open, standing at ono
side, his eyes sparkling with pride and
"Why, where did this como from?
How did you got it? Who brought it
Her questions came with such rapid
ity and seriousness that tho boy began
to bo afraid.
"I just asked for it, mother, as you
ask for things when you kneel with me;
only I went to tho stores where they
kept them and asked and asked and
asked ever so many times, until finally
I found a man who gavo it to me and
brought it here. I was awful cold and
I was afraid I'd get lost, but tho man
brought mo homo and said his folks
would bo here to-morrow or next day.
What are you crying about? Oh, I'm
sorry I did it I won't any more."
The mother learned from him little
by littlo tho wholo story of his adven
ture, the rough words, tho gruff refus
als, the bitter suspicions, and tho long
walk in tho freezing night air, and al
ternately kissed and hugged him,
laughed and cried.
"What could havo put it into your
head to bo a beggar? My child, it was
begging to do that, and wo havo never
He said nothing for a minuto and
then answered: "You taught mo to
pray and have said that if wo would
ask wo would receive. I did ask and
God kept his word."
At night when tho child was asleep
the mother stood by his side and strok
ing his hair tenderly said in a voice
scarcely audible: "If, then, God so
clothe the grass which is to-day in tho
field, and to-morrow is cast into tho
oven, how much more will he clothe
you, O ye of little faith!"
The kind man was as good as his
word. His wife and daughters called
tho next morniug bringing with them
warm clothing and some wines and
other dainties, besides toys for John
Henry, who could scarcely beliovo his
eyes as ho joyously saw them unwrap
ped and placed before him. Tho New
Year for him was full of joy and hap
piness, and his mother s heart was
gladdened by tho promiso of remuner
ative work for the future. Thus hap
pily ended John Henry's New Years'
A Modern Miles Statutist!.
One of our fellows, whom wo play
fully dubbed Shad, from a fancied re
semblance about tho paunch to that
delicious fish, confided to us ono day
that he had discovered that ho could
not exist without tho landlord's
daughter, and that he would make her
his bride before tho end of the summer.
We viewed tho prospect with great
"What will you marry on?" we
"Well, I know I have not much
wealth," replied Shad, meekly, "but
don't you think thU placo is quito largo
enough for both of us?"
"And when any of this worshipful
company wander hither thero will al
ways bo a big slate and a long reckon
ing." Shad placed hfa hand on his stomach
and raised his eyes to Heaven. Ho al
ways sworo by h'is stomach, at least
those oaths he intended to keep, and
we wero content We promised him
our intlucnce with tho father, and as
thero was no time to be lost, 1 under
took to break the news gently to the
gjrl that Shad intended to marry her.
Shu was shelling peas at the timo, and
looked charming in her neat calico
"Annetta, I havo something
lant to communicato to you."
Sho looked up from the peas, and for
the life of mo I could not restrain my
arm from stealing in a paternal fashion
toward her waist
"And what is it, monsieur?"
"Annette, thero is one not far from
you at this moment who adores you,
who cannot live without you, and who
will makoyou an adoring husband (how
pretty sho looked); will you, will you
I glanced across tho yard and saw
Shad and tho group watching mo
anxiously. Annetto's hand lay passive
ly in mine, but sho still kept her eyes
on the peas.
"Who is he.nionsicur?" sho said at
last glancing shyly at mo.
For tho lito of mo I could not help it,
sho looked so tempting.
"Behold him!" I whispered. "Will
you can you bo mine, O, Annette?"
"Monsieur should confino himself to
two absinthes beforo dinner." said niv
lady, demurely, withdrawing hor hand
and resuming her pea-shelling as if
nothing had occurred.
"She says sho wouldn't marry you
for a million dollars. Shad," I said bit
terly on my return.
"Well, well, I suppose not," remark
ed my friend philosophically, "but I
am obliged to you, old man, just tho
same. Han Francisco Inaleside.
Wealth in ISanana Culture.
Honduras is rapidly assuming impor
tance among tho larger countries in
Central America. ft has increased
fifty per cent, in population in tho last
tenyears. The lauds outside of the
main tow ns are being bought from the
government bv citizens of tho United
States and by Germans. Tho object of
these now settlors is to establish bana
na plantations. The soil of Central
America is peculiarly adapted to the
growth of this fruit, which can bo rais
ed at wiiat would M'cm to bo a ridiculous
expense. The market for bananas in
New York is good, and the sale of
them pays a profit of about twenty per
cent The purchase of the e lands lias
netted the government about $1,500,000
during tho last year, and as it owns
about 1,000,000 of acres there is a
fair prospect of its enriching itself
within the ensuing livo years. AT. Y.
The United States usos throe timet
as much paint as any other country in
mother nail not returnea, wnicn
WEBSTER AND NYE,
Mr. William Xy Compares Noah Wh
Uri Literary Work With HUOwi.
Mr. Webster, no doubt, had this best
command of language of any American
author prior to our day. Those who
have read his ponderous but rather dis
connected romanco known as "Web
ster's Unabridged Dictionary; or. How
One Word Led On to Another," will
agreo with mo that ho was smart
Noah never lacked for a word by which
to express himself. Ho was a brainy
man and a good spellor.
It would ill become mo at this lato
day to criticise Mr. Webster's great
work a work that is now in almost
every library, school-room, and counting-room
in tho land. It is a groat
book. I only hopo that had Mr. Web
ster lived ho would havo bcon equally
fair in his criticism of my books.
I hate to compare my own books
with thoso of Mr. Wobstor, because it
may seom egotistical in mo to point out
tho good points in my literary labors;
but I have often heard It said, and so
do not stato It solely upon my own re
sponsibility, that Mr. Webstor's books
do not retain tho interest of th reador
all the way through.
He has tried to introduce too many
characters, and so we cannot follow
them all tho way through. It is a good
book to pick up and whilo away an
idle hour with, porhaps; but no one
would cling to it at night till the fire
wont out, chained to tho thrilling plot
and tho glowing career of its hero.
Therein consists tho great difference
between Mr. Webster and myself. A
friend of mine at Sing Sing once wrote
me that from the moment ho got hold
of my book ho never left his room until
ho finished it He seemed chained to
the spot, he said; and if you can't be
lieve a convict, who is entirely out of
politics, who in the name of George
Washington can you believe?
Mr. Webster was most assuredly a
brilliant writer, and I have discovered
in his later editions 118,000 words, no
two of which are alike. This shows
freat fluency and versatility, it is true,
ut we need something else. The read
er waits in vain to be thrilled by the
author's wonderful word-painting.
There is not a thrill in the whole tome.
I had heard so much of Mr. Webster
that when I read his book I confess I
was disappointed. It is cold, method
ical, and dispassionate in the extreme.
As I said, however, it is a good book
to pick up for tho purpose ol whiling
away an idlo moment, and no one
should start out on a long journoy
without Mr. Webstor's talo in his pock
et It has broken ths monotony of
many a tedious trip for me.
Mr. Webstor's "Speller" was a work
of less pretensions, porhaps, and yet it
had an immense sale. Eight years ago
this book had reached a salo of 40,000,
000, and yet it had tho samo grave de
fect It was disconnected, cold, prosy,
and dull. I read it for years, and at
last became a closo studont of Mr.
Webster's stylo; vot I never found but
ono thing in this Dook, for which thoro
seems to havo been such aporfect stam
pede, that was even ordinarily interest
ing; and that was a littlo gom. It was
so thrilling in its detail and so diame
trically different from Mr. Webstor's
style, that I havo often wondered who
he got to writo it for him. It related
to the discovory of a boy by an olderly
gentleman in tho crotch of an nncostral
apple-tree, and the feeling of bitterness
and animosity that sprang up at that
timo between tho boy and tho olderly
Though I have been a closo student
of Mr. Wo ster for years, I am free to
say, and I do not wish to do an injus
tice to a great man in doing so, that
his ideas of literature and my own are
entirely dissimilar. Possibly his book
has a little larger sale than mine, but
that makes no ditlcrencc. When I
write a book it must engage th- inter
est of tho reader and show some plot to
it It must not be jerky in its style and
scattering in its statements.
I know it is a great temptation to
writo a book that will sell, but we
should have a higher object than that
1 do not wish to do an injustice to a
man who has done so much for tho
world, and one who could spell the
longest word without hesitation; but I
speak of theso things just as I would
expect people to cnttciso my work. If
we aspire to monkey with the literati
of our day we must expect to be criti
cised. That's tho way I look at it
P. S. I might also state that Noah
Webster was a member of tho Legisla
ture of Massachusetts at ono time, and,
though I ought not to throw it np to
him at this date, I think it nothing
mors than right that tho public should
know tho truth. Louisville Courier
Journal. A Statesman's Wonderful Male
Mr. Lnke Prior, of Alabama, is not
ed for his great natural sense and his
original English. "I see." said he to a
group of fellow members, "that Sena
tor Hampton has been telling abont a
cow ho owns that can talk, and Sena
tor Vest tolls about a dog that can
black boots and imitate a Methodist
cxhortcr. Now I havo a mule on my
farm near Opolika which is certainly a
iudgmatio creature. He is an onery
looking cuss, but, as I said, very judg
matic. I must say he is tho most itnt
tatious animal I over see. He is even
more imitations than the monkoy.
That mule's favorite amusement is to
go in swimming with the boys, and
would you believo it? ho can swim ou
his back and dive head foremost Ilka
fish. Yes, sir; he has dived at least
thirty" feet and come up with his head
all over mud. This mule ii. so Imlta
tious that ho can counterfeit almost
any wind instrument There's a ferry
man near my place who has shot at
him several times. The ferryman has
a horn on the opposite side of the river
for travelers to blow as a signal when
they want to como over. Tho mule trot
;onto this racket, and whonovor he gets
a cnance no goes aown to tne ferry and
brays just like a horn a blowin. On
fooJ day tho ferryman can't see
across tho river, and hs don't know
whether it s the mule or a traveler. He
told mo the other day that last year he
had pulled his boat over sixty times to
answer that 'd d long-eared mule,'
as he put it On my farm 1 have a
largo boll, with ropo attached, to ring
up tho hands at daybreak. An old col
ored man used to attend to this duty,
but ono night about two year ago he
suddenly died. Next morning every
body was astonished to hear the bell
ringing at tho usual hour. I weut out
to seo who was ringing it and, gentle
men, I hope I may never get back to
Alabama if it wasn't that mule! Yes,
sir; and that mule has been ringing
uiui ueii ever since at uayorcaK every
morning. Not only this, but he canters
down between the nogro cabins, just as
tho old man used to do, to sea that ev
erybody gets out on time. Tha old
man had a way of kicking on the door
of a hand who did not move out brisk.
and ono morning the mule followed his
example. In a certain cabin there
were a very lazy colored family that
nevor stirred until everybody else was
at work. Just at daybreak tha mula
backed up to tho front door anl gavo a
kick with both feet that sent tha whole
family through tho back window. The
mula didn't know it, however, and he
kept on kicking. The next day it took
four carpenters to put that cabin to
gether again. Gentleman, asl remark
ed beforo, that mule's tha most judg
matic and imitatlous animal I aver
see." Washington Republican.
Truth and Damages.
GEjm.EMENOFTnE JuitT: My client
has now reached the mallow but slight
ly fly-blown age of 37 years. She comes
before you now after a life-time of un
remittin' exertions to secure ahmband.
Her tireless Industry in this line is gen
erally acknowledged in her own town.
There U not a single man there who
cannot testify to this fact of his vn
knowledge. I( there were any double
men there they would tell youths same
thing. There are men In that little
village, in that peaceful, happy, Arca
dian littlo burg, who get down on their
knees every night of their lives and
thank Heavon for their hair-breadth es
cape from marrying tho plaintiff. Thsy
aro grateful to Heaven, although they
had to rustic just as hard to effect that
escape as though they bad not been fa
vored with any supernatural assistance.
Guntlomen, my oliont has bolonged
to ovory church aociable, to every mis
sion, to every dancing-class in bur vil
lage. She has taught in the Sunday
school, and has cilucatcd boys up to
lovo her, only to sou thom go off and
marry some boullos young thing of
half her ago. Gontlcmen, I assure you
on my personal honor that if she had
beon a sowing machine agent sho could
not havo canvassed that town more
My cliont, gentlemen, has worked
every summer hotel that her means
would permit her to board in. Sho has
labored liko a tireless Trojan in getting
up picnics, private theatricals, hay
rides, and fishing excursions. Sho
played croquet so assiduously in the
first fresh decades of her youth that she
was known as the amateur perrenial
champion. And lately, in spito of a
growing tendency to rheumatism and
stiffening of tho joints, sho has heroical
ly set herself to learning the arduous
gamo of lawn tennis, and has played it
with youths whose mother she might
have beon. had her exertions prevailed
npon the last generation.
I tell you this, gentlemen, to show
you that my client has done her best
This is her last chance, or she would
not bo hero. She made tho acquain
tance of this old gentleman when he
providentially broke his leg on the
sidewalk in front of her house. Wo
don't ask him to marry her. He
has never shown much inclination to
take that desperate step, and wo won't
urge him. But my client must get
some of his money, or her life her
long, hard, industrious life is a total
failure. Ho has the drachmas. Ho
can spare a few thousand. Tho exper
ience will bo worth it to him. And,
as I have before remarked, this is my
client's last and only chance. Gentle
men, you have all had mothers. Prob
ably ttiey never figured in broach-of-promiso
suits; but if thoy had been liko
my client they would nave. Gentle
men, in the namo In the glorious namo
of womanhood I ask for ten paltry
thousand of this old man's golden
m i m
Pcdostrians and tcamst,crs at the
North turn to the right at meeting.
Drivers in England invariably turn to
the left In Trance and Switzerland
they turn to tho right In the Southern
States thoy have no well settled cus
tom, but now a crusade has been be
gun by the newspapers there to fix tho
habit of turning to tho right. One of
them remarks that "Preachers should
talk it from tho pulpits, teachers should
inculcato it upon the minds o' their pu
pils, and parents should loach it to their
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PURSUANT TO THE COMMANDS OF AN
execution of sale Issued from the Court of
Com mop Pleas of Clark county. Ohio, and to me
directed nd dolliered. I will onerfor sale at pub
lic taction, it the south door of the Court House
of laid county, on
Saturday, January 31, A. D. 18S3,
at ene o'clock p. m., the following described mort-
nd nremfui tiw1t.
t situated In thecltrof Snrlmrfi.M iK-..,
Clark. anl State of Ohio, and bounded and de
scribed as followi: Beginning at tha nortbweat
lirnsr At In nam V. ... lul I. It - . ...
addition toiaid city; running thence fast on and
With lha anntri 1ln. f .ft . - . ..
loot alley; thence south with .aid ten-foot alley
tn the aiktlth HnAnf mnX. Is.. , . . it
(.-...... ....u uC uoi usmcu iioe io nneiaoa
street; thence with said Wheklon street to th
ftarollal with !.. Ta n .
Saltl Im1VM i art I.A.I nHinl.ua .!. 1 -a f
teen hundred (JIOu.)
ha lit IlPailitluia n kA .nl.l t. - ..a 1 a
7515, wherein a. II. and J. II. Miles areplaintifli
"rf- "uu,s " " l U., UfltDUaMlU,
,. . JAMES FOLET.
ir . . - i if kh"Ja o' Clark County. Ohio.
UiQj.i 4 IlaoAM, Attorney.
C. F. COST.
FRESH AND PURE.
O F. COST.
3G Sutuh Limestone Street.
Dr. Frank G. Runyan.
Sooms In Bnrklncham'i Balldlauj
over rpbj A Bro'i atore.
dpectal alltntui (tin tr, lit iifuiMng
J. G OLDHAM
60LD F1IJLIKU A nPKf 1AL1T.
Teeth Inserted In got sliver, r boar, va
canite or rubber fllatw
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ESTABLISHED IN 1836.
W. n. Geaxt.
Hitna if. aurr.
WM. GRANT'S SONS,
CORNED BEEF EVERY DAY.
Lard, Bacoa and Haas.
C. a. CONVERSE,
Fespectfally snoonnces to hit patrons and th
the public, ttiat he has removed from kla formes:
location, 13 South Limestone street, to
Rooms 5 and 6 Mitchell Building,
Cor. Llmmtoot and Ulgh Ste.
Thinkful for the liberal patronage heretofore
exteoded htm; with the litest appliances used la
dentistry, and test furnished lental 1'arlors la
Centrsl Ohio, he hopes to merit the continued
confidence of his patrons. Engagements by tele
phone No. S01. Mtrous oxide gss administered fir
extraction of teeth when desirl.
0 West Main Street.
A FIHST-ClASS BAREfiY 11 EVEBT BESPEGT
Fest and largest assortment ef Cakes, Candles
and Bread in the rlty. A romplet and splendid
line of Holldty Goods. Weddings, Parties and
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MAVERICK NATIONAL BANK,
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Capital, - - $400,000
Surplus, - $400,000
Accounts of Banks, Bankers and Mercan
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London correspondent. City Bank. Lim
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pleasant and hist employment at ihelr own
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A book of 160 pages oo
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ATTORNEY AT LAW
and Mechanical Expert
Patant Bnalneaa KxelnslTaly. PatanUS.
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