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GLOBE REPUBLIC, MOOTATf EVENING, JAJTOABY 19, 1885.
BAM AND ff EEK1I.
KINKEY, NICHOLS & CO.,
3LOBE-REPUBLIC BUILDING, WEST HIOH ST.
Cor. Walnut Allay.
Daily edition, per year,
Dally dltion, per ek,
MAMMOTH DOUBLE SHEET i
Issued Every Thursday Morning,
One Dollar a yEAi.
A3 communications should bs addressed tt
KINNEY NICHOLS L CO,
XOXVA1' KVKMG, J AX 19.
Mr. Vanderbilt has got himself preatly
celebrated for generosity to Grant without
its costing him a cenL
St John has commenced the canvass for
18SS in the Northwest His friends ad
vertise him as "The Immortal Effigy."
Mr. Henry Watterson is said to sleep a
little now on his elbow since Randall's
horrid apparition ha; vanished from the
Mr. Blaine has been permitted to remain
reasonably quiet for two or three weeks.
He is industriously at work on his second
George C. Miln deserted the pulpit for
the stage, and now he has deserted the
stage for the platform. The platform has
the sympathies of the stage.
General Rosecranz, it is said, will op
pose the bill for placing Grant on the retired-list
Rosecranz will then do a very
disreputable and despicable act
Edmund Yates, editor of the London
World, a man of eminence in journalistic
literature, has gone to jail for four months
for an article contributed to his paper and
decided to be libelous. An editor in Lon
don must look out for hat bis contributors
The Oklahoma colony in the Indian
Territory, that the U. S. troops are now
after, say that they intend to fight it out il
the troops attack them. They are forti
fied and provisioned lor a siege, and de
clare that they do not mean to be driven
from their squatter sovereignty.
The independent mugwump newspapers
are displeased at the rebels for waving the
bloody shirt over .Tefl Davis in the Senate.
They had maintained that all these old is
sues were buried; and to have their ghosts
breaking out and shaking their gory locks
so soon after the fnneral is rather discon
certing. The Enquirer has sent an interrogator
out among the merchants of Cincinnati,
and the almost universal answer of those
interrogated about business was: "It is
picking up." And the Enquirer remarks:
"There are unmistakable signs of business
improvement in nearly all lines of goods
during the last lew weeks."
Ths Baptists have decided to inclose
their beantiful grounds at Point Chautau
qua and charge for admission. They are
raising money to pay off their debt As
the result of a large influx of Presbyte
rian preachers, it has been decided to mix
in a good deal of fun with the religion,
hereafter. (This is a fact, not a joke.)
The Springer committee has concluded
its investigation of how Kentucky was
prevented by federal marshals from assist
ing the Democracy of Cincinnati to carry
Ohio at the last October election. If Mr.
Springer has conscience in proportion to
sense, he will beg that he be excused from
making a report and that the committee
What is the odds whether it was in the
mind of Davis or not to whip back into the
Confederacy any state attempting to se
cede from it? Davis's mind, any way,
should have been left among the boughs
of "a sour-apple tree." There has been
too much consequence given to th infa
mous old traitor's mind. It is a sign that
we are degenerating.
The gallows will have to go. Electrici
ty is the thing for murderers. The storage
of it now makes it practicable to have it
at any village or cross-roads where there
is a man to be got rid of. Set a box of it
under the convict' chair, to be worked by
machinery, and the discharge would go
off without an executioner, and the man
would go off, too, before he had time to
think whether it hurt him or not
The only apology that the Enquirer
makes for Sheriff Beresford's four columns
of advertisement is that the Republican
sheriff selected the Democratic paer on
purely business principles, because he
knew that it bad the greatest circulation.
But how about his offering it to the Com- I
mercial Gazatte first on the same terms
for a whack-up that the Enquirer after
ward took it for? Tell us about that
"Carp" writes to the Cleveland Leader,
from Washington, that
Congressman Hill, of Ohio, tells rae that
his bill to buiM pool postolfices in all second
and third-cU-? poftoffice towns in the UnitH
Stales will come up next vttk, and that he
has hopes vt having it ps?eil. '-It will,"
Bays he. "cost the country abju' $18,000,000,
and will dot it whli a class cf lmilditigs to
which we can always point with pride. It
will give employment to the thousands of
persons now out ot work, nod w'll start tee
iron mills to going again It will 1 cheaper
for th. country in the end, aud will do away
with some ot the surplus."
Perhaps our postoffice is somewhere in
Hill'a collection. He couldn't forget the
town over which he used to preside as
The New-York Sun's Democracy is
sometimes questioned as too ethereal;
but the very lovely case it makes out for
the poor Confederacy's feelings when the
pragmatic old General Sherman's paper
attacking the unfortunate Jefferson Davis
came into the senate shows the Sun s
practical heart to be Democratic to the
core. The true way to test a loyal Demo
crat now is to say something harsh about
The New-York Mail and Express sug
gests that nicotine from excessive smok
ing may have been the cause of Colfax's
sudden death, and notes the fact that he
was attasked by vertigo many years ago in
Washington from that cause. And o this
assumption the M. and E. preaches a ser
mon against tobacco. But non-users of
the weed have been known to die some
of them as suddenly ns Mr. Colfax. What
sermon shall be preached for them?
A saloon in Coshocton county the othir
night showed symptoms of being haunted.
After it was closed, a dreadful pounding
was beard on the inside of the door. It
was opened and the room searched, but no
living thing was to be found. Then it was
supposed that it might be the spirits trying
to get out; but examination showed that
not a stopper was drawn nor a spigot
turned. Besides, the barkcep says there
was not strength enough in all the spirits
on hand to have done that pounding.
General Bradley T. Johnson, now of
Baltimore, who was in command of the
prison pens at Salisbury, N. C, at the
close of the war, speaking in reference to
the debate in the senate about Jeff. Davis,
has been moved to say: "In my opinion,
Mr. Jefferson Davis is a statesman and a
patriot" Baltimore is a good place to
say this from Baltimore, throngh which
the first regimeat from the North for the
defense of the capital had to fight its way
Baltimore, through which Abraham Lin
coln had to be taken disguised to escape
assassination. Mr. Salisbury, of the star
vation prison pens, speaks sentiments
worthy of Baltimore.
We have not yet heard from the elegant
and courtly Geo. II. Pendleton, who is
living sumptnously on the earnings of his
ancestors, any reasons why he voted
against the bill to put Gen. Grant on the
retired-list of the army, to pay a debt of
gratitude that the republic owes to the
man who, above all others, made it possi
ble for such a man as Pendleton to hold the
honorable office which he disgraces, and
to give security to the immense property
which makes him the aristocratic Demo
crat he is. The best reason he could give
would probably be a hurra for Jeff. Davis.
This vote of Pendleton will reconcile Ohio
to the representation of Coal Oil.
The mysterious filtering of $150,000
throngh the law-office of Hoadly (Gov.
George), Johnson k Colson in further
ance of the lease of the Cincinnati South
ern Railroad, gushed out afresh in a meet
ing of the stockholders Saturday, and
oozed into the Sunday papers. Mr. Rich
ard Smith, in the meeting, moved the ap
pointment of attorneys to prosecute for
the recovery of the money; and Mr. Hal
stead, in the Commercial Gazette, declares:
"The bulk of it was cut up for persons not
lawyers, who had to be feed. The wretches
should be hunted down." And Halstead
has gone at it There is nothing that he
njoys better than hunting down a wretch
here and there.
A correspondent recommends that, in
these hard times and with wages of work
ingmen reduced, the president's salary be
cut down from $30,000 to the old figures
$25,000. If Cleveland is the great re
former he is claimed to be, now is the
time for him to speak up for this reduc
tion in the interests of economy. If he
delays till his inauguration, the salary can
not then be decreased during his term of
office. An intimation from him that he
would be glad to set such an example of
official reform to the nation would be taken
up by congress with promptness and car
ried out with a Democratic hurra that
would strike the stars. Mr. Cleveland,
glorify yourself in the start
It is a pitiful pother that we are making
about civil-service reform. There are
about 100,000 offices, and only 15,000 of
them are subject to the civil-service rules
at all. And anyone of these 15,000 can
be emptied at a scratch of the pen from
the president There is nothing in it only
that the new appointees must be examined
in a list of schoolmaster questions that
have about as much relation to the duties
of the offices as the dative case has to the
running of a Mississippi steamboat. The
man who answers the most questions gets
the recommendation for appointment If
the examiners are Democrats, as they most
likely will be, the questions will be Demo
cratic questions. This is what all the mug
wumpery is about
ST. JOHN'S DKMAL.
Mr. St John is out with a denial. He
seems to make out a case against his
friend Legate as a liar and blackmailer of
the vilest sort, but is very careful not to
denounce him as such nor to say one of
fensive word of him. Why is this? Is he
afraid of angering Legate? In Mr.
Legate's fac-simile letter to Clarkson oc
curs this statement:
"I said to him St. John, based on what
you had said, and your triend from New
York, together with what was said by Sena
tor P. the Light aller the conference at Co
lumbus, that I would guarantee $10,000. He
St. John was satisfied, and went with me to
Now, when Mr. St John wrote his
denial, he had read this letter in Legate's
engraved handwriting in the newspapers,
and yet he does not denounce it as a lie
nor brand the writer of it as a calumnia
tor. He has harsh words for Clarkson
and the Republican committee, but no
terms of wrath or indignatiou for the man
Legate who had written these astounding
imputations against his moral character
and his honor as a man.
Is this the way an innocent party meet
his tradocers? It can not be believed. '
At tho nail.
O, Tom, how could you treat mo so?
You know me bat-hful. coy ana shy:
You knew, or surely ought to know;
'Twas wronjr to kiss mo on n sly;
Ani et. at l re. Elsmoro's ball,
Vhen by the curtains we ero hid.
You kissed mo trico ero 1 could call
You did, you rotruo, you know you did.
And then, all through tho waltz quadrille.
Yoa squeezed my hand and prosed my
The more I liluhed. tho harder still.
Till, really, I felt quite dlurael.
And when 1 sternly looked nt ou.
As though such license to forbid.
You winked, and ull tho bolder irrow
You did. you scamp, you know you did.
Bui worso than all, hen oneo alone.
You whispered love-words In my car.
In passionate and tender tone.
Till. Ohl I felt extremely queer.
I tried to lauph. but had to cry.
My tears fell fast tho tlocrs amid;
And In your arms you mado mo lie
You did. bad boy, you know you did.
And then you held mo. oh 1 so fast
"Till Mrs. Elsmore came to see
What kept us; for an hour hnd past
Uon tno moonlit balcony.
You said: "My birdlo 1 have coned."
The whllo my burning faco 1 hid;
"I'm pleased and proud, for wo ro en
(raced" You did, dear Tom. you know you did.
FOR TIIK FAltMEItS.
rarmern Should Form Combination and
Association for their Own Protection
, Agnlnst Monopolies.
Kama Should Im well Supplied with Class
Window Celery Culture Sheep for
TWO SCALES OF l'KICES.
Everything: the fanner has to sell is
very lov; e?rytliinj. or nt least nearly
overvthiniT, that the farmer has to buy
is co i paratively high. Wheat over a
largo proportion of tho region in which
it is produced brings the rai.-er but 50
cents per bushel. The price of grain
harvesters and sclf-b:mlcrs, however,
rema ns the samo as when wliont was
wo'th a dollar a bu-hel in the pl''e
where it was raided. The same i- the
case w th the plow that turned the fur
row, the harrow that puherzed the
soil, and the seeder that put in the crop.
Everything that is turned off from the
farm is tery cheap, but eierything that
is turned out from the factory is dear.
The old scale of pr'ce-sforf.irm products
has all been changed, but the calc of
p ices for products of manuf-ctor.es re
mains unchanged. Beef, mutton, and
wool arc all low, but posts and wire
necessary to fence a pasture co-t a
much as" they ever did. The cost of
procuring materials and of putt ng them
together so as to afford protection to
animals during storms :md in w nt t
has not been reduced w th .ill the de
ed no in farm product". The pr.ee of
cloth is not affected ap: reciably by the
fall in wool. A farmer may get a small
price for the hides he his' to di pos of,
but he pays a Irgh j ic for the boots,
shoe, and harness that ho is oblged to
purchase. Potatoes a-e cheap, but the
bags in which tney are put and the wag
on that is used for tikiug them to mar
ket cost as much as they Jul when po
tatoes brought twice the money they do
at present It is also noticeable, that
tho rates of transportation and the com
mission merchant's charges for selling
them aio as h gh as when potatoes
brought a dollar a buheL
Formerly the price of articles requir
ed for food governed the price of al
most all other articles. The price of
Almost everything was governed by
that of wheat, as that was regarded as
tho most important of all products. All
this is changed now. farmers have
nothing to do in regulating prices. They
tako wiiat is offered for their p'oducts.
Tney are too numetous and too widely
scatt red to comb ne. The price of
nearly every art.clo they are obliged to
purchase, however, is regulated by as
sociations and combinations formed
among manufacturers. Tho manufac
turers of nearly every important article
combine to limit protltict on and to keep
up prices. They even comnine to pre
vent the establishment of manufactories
similar to their own. In many depart
ments of manufactur.ng there is no
compet.tion between differentestablish
ments. A uni'orm scale of pricos is
adopted which is rigidly adhered to.
Tne western farmer learns the price of
wheat and pork by reading tho market
reports of Liverpool. Ho gets no in
format.on about the prices of cloth and
articles mado from iron and steel by
consult.ng tue quotations in the papers
of Manchester, Sheffield, and Birming
ham. These quotations are of no valuo
in this country, except it may hi to eu
able our enterprising manufacturers to
double the figures. Tho nroriiii ers of
art cles of food in this country are ob
liged to compete witu the producers of
similar products in every part oi tho
world, tut our manufactur rs, who-o
goods tanners are ool ged to have, have
no comp. t.tion cxc.pt anio-tg them
selves. As belon.' stat' d, they gener
ally manage to prevent such compcti
t on. W th audi a state of affairs, it is
no great marvel that farmers aro not
CONVENIENCES IN BARNS.
Not one barn in fifty in the west has
llass windows. The only light receiv
ed is ailin tied through crack n the
walls or through doors that aru left
jpen. To penurm any k nd of labor in
the barn it is necessary to leave one or
more of the doors open. This w 11 ad
mit tho wind and causa a "dust to be
raised ' that will into lere w tu any
kind of work that is being performed.
It will also render the pcr-on employed
very uncomfo tible. Mid most likely
cause him to "catch cold." Tho cur
rent of cold air will have an injurious
effect on the animals confined in the
building. A barn devoted to any pur
pose should be well suppl ed with gl-is3
windows. Thoy are use. ul for ventila
tion as well as tor the admission of 1 ght.
Tho eyes of all animals aro likely to
bo impair d by keeping thorn in a bu Id
ing that is veiy poo.ly lighted. The
change between a dark b.un and the
ftee sunlight out of doors is too great
for the healthy condition of the eyes.
Especially is this the case when ths
ground is covered w th snow. The
barns of tho German farmers in Penn
sylvania contain as many g as w.ndovvs
according to their s ze as the dwo lings
they occupy. Windows protected by
slats extend over the mows and scaf
folds on which lny is stored. As the
hay is removed thespac becomes light
ed. St'iirs aro a- cottv n e .t in a barn
as they aro in a house. Th -y are easier
to climb than ad lew, and are far less
dangetous. Every pcmuicnt barn
should have stars huding from t!ie
ground floor to tips scatl'old and top of
the mow. W udows iwu d be a-rang
ed so they will throw lilit on them.
Eveiv barn sbou d contain a closet in
wn cli to p aee wooden shoes, ove all-,
and frocks to be vo:n wine tho farmer
is :it work among the stock. They will
keep the ordinary cioth.tig c can and
picicnt mucii tilth lrom I e ng carr.ed
into the house. Dutch farmers wear
wooden sho-s in the b irn. and lnvo
fro.'ks to cover their clothing when
they aro engaged in mik ng or tak nj
care of horses and pig'. It is certainly
desirable to have conveniences lor
washing in a barn. A p ace can easily
be arranged for a witt -r-iiail, wash
basin, towel, comb, and look.nggl ss.
With these a farmer can make a pre
sentable appearance after he has dono
tho ueccs.sa y wo k in tho barn and is
ready to go to the hou-c.
Dr. Reynolds, of Maine, writes:
"Sheep ellect vcrv marked impro.e
ment in pastures. Pastures which have
become so thoroughly run outaud over
run by briers and bushes as not to bo
worth" fencing for cattle pastur ng by
being given over to the sheep for a few
yean will be brought into a productive
ROSE BUDS AND
SPRINGFIELD SEED CO,,
condit on. Any pasture used lor cattle
or horses may profitably havo as many
sheep added to the stock as there are
acres in the pasture, and the pasturo
will be benefited thereby. Sheep eat so
many kinds of plants which cattle and
norses refu-c that the addition of a few
slice), by keeping down those plants
which other stock refuse, really in
creases the product of grasses for other
stock. A committee of the II ngham,
Mas., Agricultural society once re
marked in their report that a flock of
sheep is as beneficial to tho pastures of
a large farm as the pruning-knife is to
the orchard, as tho broom to the kitch
en. They will effectually clear up tho
weeds, briers, bushes, and other rub
bish, thereby saving the farmer more
labor with the bush-scythe, and by their
droppings prepare the Held fortbeplow.
It is for these puqoscs, for raising mut
ton, and forclearingupold farms.iuany
of which are becoming foul, and possi
bly for the exportation of full-blood
sheep, particularly bucks, that the
farmers in this immediate vicinity
should engage in the raising of sheep.
Harvey Wolcott, Esq., of Agawam,
Mass., who has been engaged in sheep
husbandry many years, says: "I have
two pastures, twenty acres each. I
havo kept sheep on one of them about
seven years in ten, ami the other three
in ten." Tho one I kept sheep on tho
most is worth 1'i pc cent, more than
the one I pastured with cattle, I havo
an orchard of four hundred or Cvo hun
dred trees, of about live acres. When
the a pies are tho size of walnuts, I
turn my sheep in. 1 hey pick up ths
green fruit which has fallen to tho
ground, thereby destroying many
worm'. I allow them to remain until
tho middle of July, and 1 think thev
benefit the orchard more than one-half
the expenses of their pasturing through
CCLTfKE Or CELEKV.
"I am a farmer's wife, with a natural
liking for all good vegetables," writes
a correspondent of VicK's Magazine,
"and if the 'gude nion' can notgettimo
to care for them, I do myself, with soma
help. For several years I have tried to
raise celery, and have at last succeeded
in raising the best I every saw. At fhst
I had it set out in the garden, but it
never grew tall enough to admit of
blanching, so I adopted the practice of
taking il up and putting it into barrels
in the cellar late in the fall and waited
for new sprouts to grow. A'ter a while
I found that tho plants while young
need t lenty of water, and more than
they could get so far from the house. I
raio the plants in a hotbed, sowing tbo
seeds in April, and 'ike the dwarf kinds
best. For two years I have used Tur
ner's incomparable dwarf white. Fresh
seeds aro indispensable. About tho
middle of July I havo a trench made
near the house, where wo can throw all
of our clean waste water. Tho trench
is about twenty inches deep and two
feet wide. Into this is put well-rotted
mwuure to the depth of four or five
inches, then covered with about four
inches of soil. Tho plants are set in two
rows siv. inches apart, and tho plants
about four or five inches apart. In this
way the two rows can bo blanched by
drawing tho soil up on eafth sido and
pushing it through between tho plants.
I use a small trowel, doing that part of
tho work myself, getting tho man to
loosen tho dirt and draw it near tho
rows. Care must be taken to hold the
stalks close together whilo the dirt is
being heaped around them. Wo com
mence using early, and in November
have the remainder put in tho cellar.
We have dirt thrown in through a cellar
window and plant the roots firnilv,
watering them about once a month.
The plants are in fine condition all win
ter long. When brought to tho table
the celery is perfectly delicious, and
many of "the stalks mcasuro over two
Wlilttlcr and Holmes.
Mr. Whittier and Dr. Holmes are now
our patriarchs of song. But it is in
vears oulv that thev aro old. Tho later
) verses of Whittier havo the same un
changed quality and graphic simplicity
and deep and catholic feeling, tho same
penetrating pathos and New England
vigor, which havo been always his. For
half a century ho has been a bard
arousing patriotic and humane emo
tion, a minstrel cheering and soothing
and charming with tender ballad and
romantic lyric. And hero is tho latest
song of Holmes, the ave of tho beauti
ful illustrated volume, which happily
reminds us how ever fresh and familiar
aro the strains which it preludes, and
which will go on echoing and singing
themselves along tho coming years.
These arc the singers who still hap
pily connect us with the great group
of which they aro parts. But it is tho
especial glory of that group, which
contains the various geniu which first
challenged tho attention of the world,
and satisfied it that at last tho Muses
had alighted upon this continent, that
they aro as illustrious as citizens as
they are renowned as poets, philoso
phers, historians, novelists, cssavists,
masters in science, and scholars. Thcro
is perhaps no similar group whoso
members were of such lofty and blame
less life, so free from the common
faults of men of letters of lives so
regular, so well-ordered and diligent
so free from every reproach. Harper'
Magazine for January.
Mr. Leslie, when he began the work
of Land Commissioner for South Caro
lina, found that his time was frittered
away bv idle callers. Walkinir down
the street one dav, a well-dressed fe
male in a store caught his eye, and,
wondering why the lady tarried so loner,
he approached, and discovered that tho
figure was a dummy. Just here an orig
inal idea struck him. Ho was suro that
no one, at least no Southerner, would
attempt to interrupt him whilo ho
seemed to be talking to a, woman. If
a quick-sighted New Yorker could mis
takes dummy for a lady, why .should
not other people? No sooner" thought
than dojie. The figure was made, and
placed in his olliee. Leslie worked with
his back to the door and his face to tho
figure. People came, and looked and
walked away. The thing acted like a
charm, and the few cents for calico,
buttons, hooks and eyes and a clugnon
were amply rapid by the saving in tho
valuable time of the Land Commis iou-
25 CENTS FOR 10 CENTS.
WRITING PAPERS AND ENVELOPES, THE VERY LATEST STYLES ; INKS, PENS, PENCILS,
MUCILAGE, ARTISTS' SUPPLIES. EVERYTHING IN OUR NOVELTY DEPARTMENT
WILL BE SOLD VERY LOW. WE WANT M0NEY-N0T GOODS.
rj-AJRGS-E ASSORTMENT OF GAMES.
Playing Cards, Dominoes, Dice, Dice Boxes, Chips, Lotto, Authors, Checkers. The few Crokiuole
Boards wo have left can be purchased at half-price.
THE TWO CAR-LOADS OF VEGETABLE AND FLOWER SEEDS
Ju.t received by us have been unpacked and put away in our bins, so that we are again ready to wait
on our irri-ic, imu mniisu eteryiiiing in our line quite low.
UNU JLKliStl UU1 JbX.UW.UUS (J
Artistic Floral Designs for all occasions.
Scrap Hooks, Pictures, Autograph Albums, and School Children's Xovelties at VotirOmi Prices.
Perfumes Out of Style.
Perfumers and pharmacists aro ac
tively engaged in tho production of
new perfumes. Hardly a day passes
but what somo new arttcle of the kind
is put on tho market. As they appear,
names are given them which are as
preposterous as they are amusing. Ono
of the most recent manufactures of
this class is called "Sea Spray." It
may be a perfect imitation of the odor
of tho white caps, or it may not; but if
it is, there is no doubt that a
company organized to extract berga
mot from the waters of the bay would
pay a handsome dividend. In spite of
tho continued manufactures, delicato
perfumes, be it recorded, aro much
less regarded as an essential to tho toi
let to-day than for many years past. In
fact they are falling into disrepute
Lavender and Florida water and bay
rum are extensively used at the bath,
but beyond that all aromatics are look
ed upon with disfavor generally.
"Somo perfumes leave so rank an
odor behind them after the essential
oil has evaporated I wonder that tho
habit of using them has not fallen into
disrepute long ago,"said a Fifth avenue
dispenser of the spicy and fragrant
mixtures to a reporter for the Mail and
"Go to tho opera now, and odors of
musk, rose, patchouli, jockey club,
mignonetto and other sweet-smelling
saturates for tffe handkerchief and
clothing ar remarkable for their ab
sence. And well it is so, for if there is
anything that will render tho atmos
phere of a largo room unbearable, it is
the combined perfumes of the hund
reds of extracts that always leave a re
membrancer behind them."
Married After Twenty-Three Years
In Hart county, Kentucky, lived be
fore the war Martin Small, an honest
farmer, whose family, besides a wife
and three daughters, consisted of six
sons, the youngest of whom was Jesse.
Jesse was" a fiery, impetuous fellow,
who went to every cross-roads dance,
and was considered tho finest rifle-shot
in the neighborhood. In thoso days
turkey-shooting was the favorite pas
time of tho country gentlemen during
the fall and winter months. It hap
pened one day that the turkey-shooting
took placo at old Farmer Ezekiel Wood
son's. Father Woodson was the father
of one of the prettiest girls in all Hart
county. She was not yet 16, and al
ready had received numerous proposals
for her hand in marriage. On the day
of the turkey-shooting it was noticed
that Jesse Small took no part in tho
sport. Jesse and Farmer Woodson's
daughter Rebecca had stolen away from
the crowd, and were breathing into
each other's ears the gentlo words of
Tho politics of old man Small were
democratic, violently democratic, of
tho Breckinridge school of democracy.
His sons took example from the father.
At tho secession of the confederation in
1861, and with tho muster of confeder
ate troops, the entire male portion of
the Small neighborhood enlisted. Be
fore ho wont to tho army Jesse visited
Rebecca. Tho lovers promised each
other that they would never wed until
tho country fiad been saved, and a
democratic administration restored.
During tho bitter years of conflict that
followed Rebecca heard but onco or
twice from Jesse. One letter told her
that ho had been shot and mortally
wounded on tho battlefield of Manassas.
She had no hope of ever seeing him
again. One bright sunshiny morning,
near tho close of the war, Jesse returned
to his old home in Hart county. A bul
let had pierced his sido, but fortunately
for him, ho had been carried from the
field by a comrade, and cared for by a
skilled physician. He had almost en
After tho last column of figures in the
official count had been added up and
the democratic majority was announced
1,147, Jesse and Rebecca began their
preparations to seal a contract that had
stood inviolate for twenty-three years.
To duly celebrate the occasion it was
agreed to mako a trip to Louisville and
solemnize the nuptials while there.
At 2:55 yesterday afternoon Jcsso
Small and Rebecca oouson arrived in
tho city. They secured a license to
marry and were piloted to tho office of
Justice John McCann, where they were
soon made happy under the seal of tho
marriage vow. Last night tho bridal
couple were registered at the St. Cloud
hotel, and to-day at noon they returned
to Hart county. Mr. Small is 44 years
of age and his bride is five years his
junior. He is tall, with a thin face
covered by iron-gray whiskers. Mrs.
Small has a pleasant face aud blue eyes.
Louisville (Ky.) Times.
Representative Cabbage will bo re
membered in Indiana annals for all
time to come for his owl bill a brave,
but ineffectual effort to protect the
barnyard bird from the savage bird of
night. Years ago. Uncle Jimmy Fra
zier, of Pike Township, this county,
was, like Rc-resentathe Cabbage, the
unrelenting foe. of the owl. He bother
ed not with statutory amendments. He
pondered, and as he pondered, his
chickens diminished aud tho owls in
creased. One day a ha py thought
came to him. He took down his seytho
and all one long summer afternoon lv
played a symphony upon it with an ohl
fashioned blue whetstone. When he
finished, it was of razor-edge keenne s.
Placng a ladder against thech.cken
housc, he nailed the scythe h gh aloft,
its keen edg skvward, a nioU inv.ting
resting p ace. The old gentleman had
calculated rightl-, and half a hatful of
owls' toes wero found next morning
under the scythe. This continued for
several days, a fresh crop rewarding
the early rUcr each morning. After a
while some owl, wi-er than the rest,
must have discovered the practical joke.
At any rate, their visits cca-ed, though
to this day all tho elderly Piko Town
ship owls aro distinguished by their
stump-toes. Indianapolis Journal.
The Mexicans aro crazy on music.
Nearly every house has a piano. Tho
Conservatory of Music at Mexico City
has 2,(W0 pupils. Music is taught in
the schools. Everybody plays and siugs.
This may be published for "the purpose
3t discouraging immigration.
m v v v ttvtov y w y.
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Helps thoie who help themselves. Harare
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ailments and medical science has discov
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The result of these discoveries and com
For many years it has been tested in
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Malaria, Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Weak
ness, Lassitude, etc., and invariably it has
given relief and cure. Thousands of testi
monials have been given, and it is most
popular where best known.
J. O. Steinheiser. Superintendent of
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ttlner dlwanc. llrer comi'lalst. rheumatism,
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The partnership heretofore existing between J.
L. Coleman and I. A. fchlndler, imderthe Drai
name of J L. Coleman A Co.. has by mutnal con
sent beea dissolved. P. A. Schindler a ?on will
contlnae the business at the old stand, on Fisher
St, rear of First Presbyterian Church, where calls
will be attended to promptly at all hours, by tel
ephone or otherwise. Oraceopcn day and night.
Dr. Frank ?. Runyan.
Booms In BncbltiKtafun'a Rnlldlsta;
over Murphy hro's store.
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Koom.No. F, Arc!'; Building.; eeon fl
0 West Main Street.
Jl FlflSKlnSS BAKERY III EVEHY BESPECT
Best and largest assortment of Cakes, Candies
and Bread in the city. A romplets and splendid
line of Holiday Goods. Weddings, Parties and
Socials furnished on short notice.
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