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Springfield Globe -Republic
SPKLNGF1ELD, OIUO, SATURDAY EVENING, JASTJAlliT 31, 1885
Volume IV. Numbor 31H.
'X-1IJ3 HPIUNCPIELl) ItEl'lTUT.IO
Volume JLXJE. Number :ili-(.
OWEN, PIXLEY d. CO.
Ohio Valley and Tennessee, Local rains,
warmer weather, variable winds, general
shitting to southerly; lower barometer, ex
cept western TeuuefSfc, where barometer
Uefore stock taking, which must lie com
pleted in the first week of February, we shall
turn our attention to broken lines and closed
To-Jay will gie you a general notion.
You can get details aluut any particular sort
tit goods at the department in which such
goods are kept. To-day and daily we shall
print for them who think they cannot come.
Then they will come. A warning though.
If jou wait tor the news you'll be a day ne- J
hind While vou are reading, others are I
V bad the Mittens jou wanted. We
knew it in time. You waited, others bought.
We held the price at 20c just as long as the
Mittens lasted. When gone, we did the
i.eit best thing substituted a black and
white stripe. Wait again and these will be
The lime to buy is ujkju our first reminder.
We told yesterday of a 12 doren lot of
Fancy .Shirls going at 50c. These are regu
lar Tjc goods, and sold the world over for
genuine percale, but they are not. i ou can
tell when jou see. Good selection to-day.
That pile of odds and ends in Underwear
are cheap plunder for somebody. They are
from this and that and the other lines
throughout the stock that have lost their
cow pletnent of sizes. Expensive lines.
The closing price is a dollar each. Some
Shirts, but more Drawers. Plenty to-day
and lo-night till ten.
We laid back a few of the $20 tor $12
Plaid Suits with promised calls for them by
patrons. They have for some unaccountable
reason failed to call and the Suits are again
for sale. Wait aud they'll be gone.
We struck the Fur Caps a 75c blow and
now there are four. Don't ask, but look in
east window. Wait and they'll be gone.
There is a mixed lot of Underwear at 25c
that anybody knows would be cheap at 40c.
None too many and no more to be had at
We mentioned a big line of flaming Neck
wear at 25c Many sales hare been made
from that case since, but fair selection left.
Do you tire reading of Stockings? We'll
touch them gently 50 pairs Shaker Knit
Scarlets, All Pure Wool, with Double Heels
and Toes, 25c. Blue mixed, same price.
Have vou seen our 50c for 35c Fine All Wool
Scarlets? Wait and the '11 be gone.
Two dozen Youlhs White Knit Drawers
left sizes 23 and 30, price 10c each. Don't
Eight pairs Men's $2 for $1 Striped Pants
lelt. You won't have to wait long.
It isn't po-sible to tell the news of Clothing
we make. We do the best we can and look
to you for the rest. Too much. Too vari
ous. A gentleman wants a Cut-a-way or
Sack Suit, a Fine Cassimere, Basket, Diagonal
or Corkscrew, Worsted or what-not. On
seeing a few of the general sort of Sails re
quired bis want becomes clearer in his own
mind, and the salesmen can readily take him
to the very Suit. How much more satisfactory
than reading descriptions.
There are f Knee Pant Suits in that line,
good colors and big wearers, $4 here, a dollar
Nearly all of the very low priced Overcoats
are gone. We print. You think. Tbey go.
Eif.Lt left at $5.
lu medium priced and weights our assort
ment is good.
Here's a mere clue $10, $11, $12, $13,
$14, $15, and every Coat bought, full value
Remember us to-day, to-night and the
coming week on broken lines and closed
OWEN, 'PIXLEY i. CO.,
Springfield's Only One-Price Clot biers, 25 &
27 West Main Street.
Children or the Ballet.
Four little girls, enveloped in long cloaks
cfeine out from'behind the scenes in "Zanlta"
and took seats in the audience near the stage.
"Who are your was asked. "We are the
Lees," they buzzed in whispers; and, indeed,
they were the pretty, brown creatures who
Lad personated those useful insects. "We
are so tired," they sighed, and they might
well .have been, taking part every night and
Saturday afternoon for ten weeks. "We
earn 13.50 a week." they said more brightly.
"Bella gets $200 a night. Bella can't speak a
word of English. She's Italian. Doesn't she
dance weUP They buzzed away, while the
ballet performed its evolutions, the bees
showing the greatest familiarity with the
actors, ballet girls, and theatre properties.
Every premiere received her share of criti
cism from the busy bees who had so early in
life collected a fune1 of theatre gossip. "Good
bye," they said. "We are going to take our
places on the ship in the transformation
scene." And tbey evidently enjoyed their
simple performance, as if it were "blind
The Germ Theory Nothing Xew.
Cincinnati Commercial Gazette )
It has always been a homely saying of any
person u little off his head, or having a pecu
liar unit, such as of poetry or mechanical
invention, that he had maggots in his brain.
This proves that the bacterian theory has
Ivn time out of mind, and that it embraced
the intellectual i ind moral qualities.
CoBKLCTKU BV (.'HAS. V. PiTSTKE A. CO.
Daily Report Wednesday, Jan. 30, 1&S5.
UiTTEK 2Se retail.
E,cs Good supply; 25c
I'ocltkt Good demand; chickens, young, 20a
Site; old, 25aT5c each.
Apm.es-31 OOat 50 per bush.
roTATofcn 5(ic r bush.
sweet Potatoes tl.soal 00 per bush.
tliBBASE Dull; 75c a 11.50 per bbl.
OMOS.S II OOperbush.
Halt Snow-Bake brand, II. SO per bbl.
Oul Oil 6Kal5a20c per gal.
HcuAK-t i-Kku Meats Sides, 10c; shuulders, Vc;
haws, Mo, b. bacon, 12c.
Cloaks A large demand and prices low; gran
ulated. To per lb- "A" white, 6c per lb; extra C
light, 6c per lb; yellow C, 6Hc per lb; C, 5c
'"coffee Marke lower; Jara, 20a30c per lb;
KIv golden, ISaiO per lb; Bio, prime green, 12a
15c per lb; hio.x omon, 10c per lb.
rJVBCrs WaSOaTOc irgal.
aloLASnu Ke Orleans, ooasoe per gal; sorgbam
Kick Best Carolina, 8c per lb.
OrfiERs 30c perqt.
Urikb AprLES-8 l-3c per lb.
Dried Peaches 10c per lb
Cmckss-lreed, tU75t3-35aJ3 SO perdoien.
Tureevs 12J5e per lb.
Dicks " Ti 75aS 50 per doi.
Uabuits II 35al 50 per dot.
Fine washed, 2Sa30c; unwashed, OB.
Uaisis Xew 10al2Vc per lb,
CX'RKAMs New 7Kc lb.
Al-FLas Kew SJC pe. lb.
Pkacues HalTea lije, mixed sc per lb.
rUE Nw 7Jc per lb.
Two Persons Killed Outright and
Three Fatally Injured, near
A Dynamite Fiend Caught at Bris
Terrible Explosion of Natural Gas
Six Persons Killed and
Dynamite Plots Ket rated.
Loio, January 11. Sir William Vernon
Harcourt, Home Secretary, to-day received n
letter in which it is alleged that an extensive
dynamite plot is being hatched and mentioned
a number of buildings which the dj namiters
intend to blow up. It also gave the names of
several plotters and mentioned the places
where they could be found.
l'atal Kxploalou or Natural (in.
Pitt-kurci, January 31. Three explosions
of natural gas occurred this morning, on Penn
avenue and Thirtv-fonrth street, in August
Rube's saloon, No. 335 Penn avenue. This
and adjoining building were wrecked. The
wildest excitement was caused. Soon after a
street car, filled with persons, wa passing,
when a second explosion occurred and it
was thrown lrom the track. AH the
passengers were more or less injured. The
driver was blown off and severely injured
and may not recover. Several other explo
sions occurred and a number of houses were
demolished and all were in flames. A large
number of persons weie buried in the ruins.
The injured, when lound, were taken to the
office of the Solar Iron Works. Six persons
Washington, January 30. Senate. It
was decided that the electoral votes were to
be counted in the House, February 11th. The
Pacific railroad bill was taken up. Mr. Hoar's
bill and report accompanying were read.
The report showed that the total indebted
ness of the roads to the Government was
aearly a hundred and three millions. The
average annual payment by the Government
of interest on railroad bonds which had been
guaranteed exceeded nearly two millions the
average annual repayment by the company.
Mr. Hoar then spoke on the bill and re
port. Alter a brief discussion participated in
by Messrs. Garland, Hosr, Sewell and Con
ger, the hour of 2 o'clock arriving, the matter
went over, and the Chair laid before the Sen
ate the inter-s'ate commerce bill, on which
Mr. Pugh addressed the Senate at some
length. He favored the commission bill and
opposed the Reagan biill. At the conclusion
of Mr. Pugh's remark;, the Senate went into
executive session, and when the doors re
opened adjourned until Monday.
House. Blackburn in the chair. Secre
tary of State explains that the Tallapoosa was
n her regular freighting cruise when the col
lision inquired about occurred. The House
went into Committee of the Whole on the
Postoffice Appropriation bill.
The Speaker laid before the House a mes
sage from the President, stating that the
steamer Alert had been donated to this
country for the Greely relief expedition, by
England, and suggesting that it now be re
turned to Great Britain with thanks. Re
ferred. Washington, January 31. Mr. Mutchler,
from Civil Service Reform Commiteee, re
ported as instructed, adversely to bill forbid
ding removal of honorably discharged sol
diers, except, on cause, claiming that it vas
unconstitutional and would so ha'aper the
executive and to prevent him from securing
an effective administration. The House went
into Committee of the Whole on the River
and Harbor bill.
Coixubcs, January 30. Senatk. The
Senate passed Cogan's bill authorizing the
Cincinnati Council to license and regulate
stationary engines. This new law was asked
by the Engineers' Association. They urge
that boilers in Cincinnati are now tended by
igrorant stokers and boys to the danger of
thousands of empljjes. There are 7,000
boilers in the city aud only 500 engineers
worthy the name. As passed, the law au
thorizes Council to pass an ordinance to li
cense. Bills were passed as follows.
House bill by Mr. Cogan Authorizing city
and village councils to provide by ordinance
for the examination, regulation and licensing
of stationary engines and others. The kill is
now a law.
House bill by Mr. Turner Requiring coun
ty commissioners, before they shall allow any
claims for extra services by infirmary di
ectors, to require the board of directors first
to approve the same. The bill is now a law .
House bill by Mr. Cameron Amending
section C351 so as to more clearly define the
statutes relating to practice in Probate
courts. Now a law.
House bill by Mr. Linduff Amonding sec
tion 1GS9 so as to change the number of
voters requisite for the division of a city into
wards from 800 to 750. Now a law.
Senate bill by Mr. O'Neill Increasing the
fee of applicants belore the state board of
school examiners from $3 to $5.
Senate bill by Mr. Gregg Requiring
boards of education to repair and keep up
partition fences between school and adjacent
These bills go to the House.
Mr. McLyman Requesting the transfer of
mortgages to be recorded with the county
House. Mr. Roche's resolution for a postal
telegraph system passed by a bare majority.
Mr. Ford's bill giviog probate judges power
to order the release of boys sent to reform
schools passed the House. An amendment
will be tacked on in the Senate giving the
police judge and other courts in Cincinnati
the same authority.
Bills also passed requiring railroad com
panies to place efficient spark-arresters on
The committee on schools reported Mr.
Fierce's school-book bill without recommend
ation and it was set for passage 1 uesday.
The committee on finance postponed con
sideration of the partial appropriation bill by
the committee till Wednesday.
Salooua Closed mill Hundreds of Conver
Gallipolis, O., January 30. The most re
markable revival ol religbn ever known here
is now in progress. To date nearly one
thousand conversions are reported. Many
saloons are closed, and all the inmates of two
disreputable houses have joined the church.
All classes are reachad. Business is largely
Haiitioko City, Ind., January 30 The
great revival continues with unabated ex
citement. There are numerons conversions
to Mrs. WooJsworth's faith and the same re
markable scenes take place at the altar. Last
night five more were in a trance, and on yes
terday a man operating a restaurant was in a
like condition for several hours at his place
of business. Many went to see him.
He had one hand uplifted and
eyes wide open, and seemed
to be mutteiing a prajer. When he came
from under its influence he praised the Lord
for an hour or more. While in that condi
tion he vould often, in an audible voice,
talk as though in conversation with a brother
and child long since dead, calling them by
name. Saloons closed doors early in the
evening to attend the meetings, and the dif
ferent "poker dens" shut up shops, and the
inmates wended their way to church.
Fatal Sleigh Mile.
Toledo, Ohio, January 31. A sleigh con
taining a party of nine persons, while crossing
the track of the Lake Shore Railway, be
tween Oak Harbor and Port Clinton, Ohio, at
an early hour in the morning, was struck by
a west-bound express, and two of the number,
Stephen S. Hall, of D troit, and Miss
Jennie Hople, Wauseon, Ohio, were killed.
Mrs. A. D. Thierwecther, Mrs. John Vogel,
and Mrs. Charles Vogel, of Oak Harbor, are
probably fatally injured; John Vogel was
seriously injured, but it is thought that be
will recover. The party had been to Port
Clinton to attend a ball, and were returning
to Oak Harbor when the accident occurred.
London, January 31. Goodman, an alleged
dynamiter, arrested at his lodgings in West
minster dittnet jesterday, is still detained by
the police. It is reported to-day that no "in
fernal machine was found in the prisoner's
room," and the detectives have not yet found
anything against the prisoner beyond his pe
culiar habits and nervous disjiosition. The
detectives have occupied Goodman' lodgings
since his arrest, patiently awaiting callers for
the prisoner, but as yet none have appeared.
It is now believed that the reporters were
deceived by the Scotland Yard authorities in
regard to the importance of the arrest.
Cuicai.o, January 31. Julius Yattow,
one of the deputy United States marshals
tried on charge of murder, tor having killed
a man on the day of the recent National elec
tion, was acquitted before the State petit jn-y
this morning. It was shown on 'rial that
Yattow, in the performance of his duty, at
tempted to make an arrest, out of which re-
suited the killing. The arrest of Yattow was
made at the instance of city authorities, to
make certain of his trial in a State instead of
The feudalist and Itismarck.
Berlin, January 31. The Socialist mem
bers iu the Reichstag have introduced a work
ingmeu's protection bill which they hope to
have passed instead of Bismarck's bill. The
introduction of this bill is due to Bismarck's
speech regarding a fixed number of hours lor
the nominal working day, made during the
debate on his bill January ICth. The So
cialist bill prohibits the employment of con
v icts by private parties or corporations and
also restricts the houre of labor to day time
and forbids the employment of chiluren un
Mroug Kviclence AsalDst the Derby Dyna
miter. Lomjov, Janury 31. During the examina
tion of Newbold evidence was produced
against him in shape of a letter received
lrom the south of England, threatening to
blow up the Tow n Hall in Derby. The pris
oner admitted the hand-writiag on the en
v elopes containing these letters was his.
Weekly llauk Statement.
New Yokk, Januiry 31. The weekly
bank statement shows the following changes:
Loans decrease, $590,000; specie increase,
$1,822,000; legal tenders increase, $83,000;
deposits increase, $593,000; circulation in
crease, $10,000; reserve increase, $1,757,000.
The banks now hold $53,370,000 in excess of
Disaster to an American Vessel.
Baltimore, January 31. The British
steamship Toledo, from Shields, reports hav
ing passed the wreck of an American vessel
floating bottom up in the track of steamers
to and from Europe. The Toledo encoun
tered a succession of gales during her entire
An Awful Fate.
ACBUlts, N. Y., January 30. James Samp
son was repairing the interior of one of three
boilers when the fireman turned on the steam,
supposing it was cut off from the one in
question. Sampson wa3 horribly scalded and
died in an hour.
Dynamite Fiend ('might.
London, January 31 Dispatches from
Derby state that a nun was arrested at the
Central station, Midland railway, that city,
to-day, with dynamite in his possession. The
prisoner was arraigned on charge of conspir
acy. Newbold, when asked to explain away th'S
evidenw.', said he could not, although he in
sisted that he was innocent and the wrong
man. The Chief Constable, when he asked
the Magistrate to remand the prisoner,
declared that the detectives were in
possession, in an incomplete state, of other
evidence against Newbold, of serious but cir
cumstantial character, those than already
produced. Newbold wo3 remanded until
Altoona, Pa , January 31. The residence
of George Love, colored, was destroyed by
ire this morning, and Love's wife and two
children burned to death. The fire was ac
accidental. In porta.
New Yoke', January 31. The imports of
the port of New York lor the week were $7,
418,000, of which $2,072,000 were dry goods
ajjf $5,347,000 general merchandise.
Sav Francisco, January 31. Five more
white babies have been found in Chinese
dens of prostitution.
A New llittliop.
London, January 31. Canon King, Pro
fessor of Theology in University of Oxford,
has accepted the Bishopric of Lincoln.
II. s. senator Klectcd.
Little Rock, Ark., January 31. James
K. Jones was elected lT. S. Senator.
There is still great Industrial depression in
The inquest in London in the case of the
killing of a ship captain by his crew developed
a cruel murder.
A threat has also been made to blow
the Swiss Federal Palace at Berne.
A reward of $1,000 is offered for the arrest
of the Covington (Ky.) diamond robbers.
Alex. Anderson and Charles Weckstrum
were killed at St. Paul, Minn., by a caving
bank of earth.
Julius Noglefiel and wife, of Detroit, were
poisoned by drinking peppermint tea, and the
The Spanish Consul General at New York
bos remitted $10,000 for the relief ol sufferers
from earthquakes iu Spain.
Articles of incorporation of the Mt. Auburn
Cable Railway Couipaay, of Cincinnati, have
been left with the Secretary of State.
The number of failures for the week ended
January 30, according to 11 G. Dun & Co,
was 354, as compared with 411 the preceding
The City Clerk, an ex-Assistant Surveyor,
and a number ol Councilmen and Aldermen
of Rochester, N. Y., have been indicted for
Peter Megmeyer was killed by a south
bound train at the Harrison avenue crossing
of the C. W. A. B. railroad, near Cincinnati.
He attempted to cross the track in front of
the 'rain, with action! that indicated suicide.
An anthracite coal itove in Cincinnati ex
ploded, breaking the windows of the room,
reaoving a door from one hinge and demol
ishing furniture. No injury was done the
stove beyond the blowing open the doors.
Forty persons were killed in a railway ac
cident in New South Wales.
A black man was burned at the stake at
Santa Cruz, Mexico.
Fayette Melton, an old kuklux, has beea
banged tor murder at Coming, Arkansas.
Lord Wolseley telegraphs that Oliver Pain
commands the Arab garrison of 13,000 men
at Metemneb. He is the Paris correspondent
of El Mahdi's headquarters, whom Wolseley
has suspected of using bis newspaper con
nections at Cairo and Paris to infokn El
Mahdi of the British movements.
Auotber dvnamiter has been arrested, in
At Birmingham, Chf-mberlain, President ol
the British Board f trade, denounced Mr.
Paruell, and calledjpwn him to deny, if he
could, bis connection -ith the Fenians. The
audience wildly applauded thii remark,
Riley Pile, a desperado and moonshiner of
Pickett Co., Tenn., murdered Deputy United
States Marshal James McDonald two weeks
ago. Two or three days ago he murdered
Luke Davidson, a highly esteemed farmer.
Deputy Marshals Phillips and McDonald
raided Pile's still a few weeks ago, destroyed
the outfit and arrested Pile. At first Pile
pretended to submit, but watching his oppor
tunity he suddenly drew a pistol and in
stantly killed McDonald, making his escape
under a running fire. Pile is in the moun
tains defying capture.
At Angola, N. Y., the locality of the great
railroad disaster a few years ago, a fire cre
ated a panic in a public hall containing fifty
children, and Wm. Thompson was killed and
several children injured.
Ohio is likely to get a "State war claim"
from the government of $1,5C7,089. The
National House Committee has reported in
favor of it and other State claims.
Ex-President Grant and President Arthur
have sent warm personal tributes to Colfax to
Governor Oglesby was inaugurated Gov
ernor of Illinois Friday.
The Silver Convention at Denver asks
Cleveland to select some statesman for Sec
retary of the Treasury who will not be in
the interest of the National banks and East
ern brokers, but will recognize the great
interests of the South and West in shaping
the finances ot the administration, and strive
to promote the interests of the whole people,
instead of consulting the wishes only of the
magnates of Wall street.
The dynamiter found in Westminster evi
dently came, recently, from New York.
WELLINGTON ON THE ART OF WAR.
A Chat W1U. the Iron Duke What He
Might Have Said.
Diary ot John Wilson Croker.
In coming to see me (as he had done the
day but one before Sept. 2) he (the duke) had
chosen to walk from the station to our house
and witnout even a guide. He said he had
found it a rough walk and the ground inter
sectedina a ay he had not expected ; so I said
to him: "It seems you forgot to guess what
w as at the other side of tho hill " This was in
allusion to a circumstance which bad occurred
betw een him and me some thirty years before.
"When traveling on the north road woamusod
ourselves by guessing what sort of couutry
we should hnd at the other Bide of the hills
we drove up, and when I expressed surprise
at some extraordinary good guesses he had
made, he said: "Why, I have spent all my
life in trying to guess what was at the other
side of the hilf
I bad reminded him of this just as we
we driving across the ravine that had im
peded him, and he turned round to Sirs.
Croker to explain it to her, adding, "All the
business of war, and indeed all the businoss
of life, is to endeavor to find out what you
don't know by what you do; that's what I
called 'guessing what was at the other side
of the hiU.'"
He said the perfection of practical warn
wo to move troops as steadily and coolly on
a field of battle as on a parade. "Soult's
fault was that, though a great strategist, he
never seemed to me to know how to handle
the troops after the battle bad begun."
I then told him what Guizot told me of
Lannes having said that "le plus grand gen
eral etait celui que la cannonade faisait
mieux entendre, et que la fumee faisait voir
Duke. Humphl (a pause) That'a only a
cleverer phrase for what I have been just
saying sang froid presonce of mind; but
that is not enough; the mind besides being
cool must have the art of knowing what is to
be done and how to do it
"Up, guards, and at 'em."
"I certainly did not draw my sword. I
may have ordered, and I dare say I did
order? the charge of the cavalry, and pointed
out its direction: but I did not charge as a
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possibly did say, , '.Mali 1 up. Guards!'
and then gave tho commanding ollicers the
onler to attack.
"My common practice iu n defensive pcii
Hon was to attack the emeiiiy at tho v ery
moment ut which he was about to attack our
HookbiiHliiii; in America.
Probably 300,000 lvivms are engaged in
the different branchei of tho bookbinding
business m tho United Status, mostly em
plovedinthe great book publishing centers
of Boston, New York mid Philadelphia
while u large numlior are located in Chi
cago, where there aro three or four estab
lishments, eacu of which employ S00 to 1,200
men. The rush m binding conies in the
later summer mouths when the book pub
lishers prepare for tho fall and Christmas
trodo. While tho Chicago binders do not do
as large a busmoss as some of the eastern
cities, there is one firm located hero engaged
in artistic work that cannot bo approachl
by anything outsido of Lonion or New
York. Valuable scientific works, inaga
lines and encyclopedias aro sent from all
over the west and south to Chicago for ele
gant bindings, and owners of both publu
and private libraries and book collector,
turn to Chicago for fino w ork.
Bookbinding in America is almost excln
sively in the hands of foreigners. The
majority of the mechanics aro of EnglLsli,
French or German extraction. The Loudon
binders are tha leaders of tho craft, how.
ev er, and mot of the in entions and in
novations in the art have come from tU
famous class of bookbinders iu the latter hid.
of the last century. The supremacy of
English binding was due largely to the work
of lloger Payne, a man highly gifted w ith
extraordinary skill, dexterity and taste, but
of dissolute habits. As a leader in book
making ho nas succeeded by Charles Lewis,
whoso books, like those of Payne, comedown
to us as models of style and fini-h. In
America binders are content to take London
leather bindings as patterns, but in cloth
they have made greater progress than their
British couuns, and for beauty of design and
taste in color and lettering their w ork com
pares favorably- with that of European
The British idea in book covers Is to make
tho binding of a book conform to the char
acter of the contents as new as possible.
Books of science ami encyclopedias should
wear dark morocco or nivsm; magaunes be
clothed in a bright shade of calf or morocco,
while works of tho imagination, such as
poetry and novels, should bo bound in rich
morocco or calf, with fanciful ornaments
(tooling) and gilding; atlases in cowhide, and
art books are well suited to a dress of crushed
levant (a style of morocco that we?rsa larger
grain), which is expensive, but very elegant.
Tho most durable leather is morocco or well
tanned imitation; tha least is sheep and treu
calf. Sue eg with l'oultry.
C. C rust in Chicago Express.
We hav e failed to notice that a garden is
detrimental to the interests of the hens in
any way, butLave frequently known bens to
make unprov oked and absolutely lndefeusi
ble attacks upon perfectly inoffensive gar
dens, and have therefore concluded it is
wisest not to attempt to raise the two in the
same inclosure. Let the garden bo made
hen-proof (and if tho heavier and more
clumsy breeds are kept this is not difficult),
and so keep tho hens outside, fixing tho en
trance to thflir quarters so that they con
reach their roosti and nesting-places from
We arranged things in this way once,
starting with a trio, two hens and a rooster,
of pure Cochin China stock, and with just
this small beginning kept a colored family
who lived in the neighborhood in materials
for chicken pot-pies for nearly two years, be
sides having fresh eggs for breakfast on sev
eral occasions ourselves, and we are confi
dent that any one eLo can do as well.
An Editorial Idyl.
Burlington Free Press.
An Editor's Paste-Pot once broke in tha
Still Night and flowed around the Scissors,
gumimng them up so thut they could not
"StopI" cried the Scissors. "Don't you see
that you are doing irreparable injury toyour
best friend 1"
"Hush!" replied the Paste-Pot thickly
"To-morrow is the Busy Day, and we will
have seme Fun in Life."
So the Scissors curled up its Ie,rs in the
Paste and went to sleep; and the Clock on
the mautel purred pleasantly to itself and
"Xo editorial to-inorrowl"
Famines VV hich Are Considered Wealth
by the Fashionable 1'eople Wher
ever Tliey Ma Happen To lie
Keepinj; L'li Appearances.
N'ew York Cor Courier Journal.
On mr way out of a store as I stoppe 1 to
examine some articles next to the counte
w here the real lace goods are shown, my at
tention was attracted to an elegantly dresse I
woman who was bti ing a pomt-lace hand
kerchief. Upon closer examination I reco
mz-ol her and wondered how- she could 1:1
dulge in such extravagances, for I knew that
her husband was a man w ho, to supply the
wants of his family, is forcod to borro
money from day to day.
There is a class of people in New York, an 1
I suppose in ev ery largo city, who live on
the town. SDine of them are so succevfu
that they are eaabled to have fine dw ellin
and to entertain people in the most luxuri
ous st le; those people sometimes spring
up like mushrooms, but they do not la
long. It li, thei vfore, necessary to use som
judgment in thi selection of friends in a
Urge place, whe. 9 many, who havo nothing
are scheinmg to live on jou. There are
great many dodges practiced to work i
one's s mpathies the results of ouo or t
which have latol come to my notliom
During the spring a gentleman here, wb
found it inqiossible to take cure of his wi
and two children, accepted an mvitatm
which had been tendered to his wife froi
her sister m u neighboring city to come an
visit her for a week or ten days ti
tteriod named expired and another ten di
et no money was sent for then.
to return. In tho meantime mil
more visitors were expected and tho faint,
were given notice that thoy would hav t
go. Tiio husband in Now York wrote tin
he neither had money or a place to put the
should they return, but finally they wci
obliged to do so. They went to Staten lslan
to livo, nil in one room A weel passed tin
the land lad asked for her money, but wn
put otr for another week. Durmg tin
'penod the wife was taken with chills ami
fever, and later both children werodow
with the Mime coin) '.lint, Tho lost day ol
tho week the Inndlady said she must have
her my or she would 13 obliged to turn
them out Thj father came home that night
without money and very much dejected aud
was himself taken with chills. This
forced the landlady to keep them; for several
weeks their fool was very meager. Fuially,
after they bad len there ten weeks, he
came in one day with a large trackage, which
he threw at his wife's feet, and told her tc
count it Sho did so. The package con
tained $o,000. A wealthy railroad man who
had known them in their utiuier days had
conio to the rescue. The family at once
rented a cottage at Long Branch for the
summer, costing $2,000, and as quickly as
possible they spent the remaining S-s'.UOO,
(KHind, as they said, to "hav e a good tune
w bile it last-d."
Another instance is that of n gentleman
haviiu: twomarriaguble daughters. Theu
rn 1 1 ncv i u nan I u. i t . ,,
tl oso in Ki Hi Hveucii Mi i . ii
I ups mure noi iced li r I i i,
maii -n rolling up ui ii .... I .
and throuU V.i -tir. 1 1 1 i v
todav on 1m rroUfl iu i . i it n .
hm' it ma be befon tin-u ,.t i
ill and they will Mul. mt utt-1
Theso two daughters an coiLsiilerel vr
buudsoine, and receive ILt, iiolitu utteuti jl
of the most aristocratic and wealthy nung
blools of New York. Their costumes are
usually the ones most noticed for their stvle
and elegance at tho opera, the must fashion
able receptions and in tho carnages seen
whirling through the streets.
Yet the head of the family, upon whom
tho resjionsibility of keeping up so much
stylo is involved, is constantly on tho look
out for a now source for borrowing funds,
which there can bo no rus-ubility of his over
returning. He goes on getting deeper aud
deerier m debt. When his credil ors demand
jaymen t bo gots off for a little while longer
with a plea of this sort: "My daughters re
ceivmg the attentions of oung Mr. 11,
whoso father is, jou know, president of the
bank. I am momentarily 6iiccting tc
lie asked for her hand in mamagu. Should
I le compelled to pay you this money it
would keep off a most brilliant matt h for
her Now I would like to borrow- $1,000 ot
jou this morning. My ono great aim In life
is to get my daughters well married, and us
soon as this marriage with young Mr. Ii. b
consummated I will pay you."
These young ladies at one timo ow-ned the
diamonds, which they wore, but were linally
obliged to forfeit them for debt, and now
they rent them. The jeweler, nfter waiting
a Inn.; time for his money, told tho father
that he must eithor paj- him or return the
"To pay you," the father said, "is impos
sible, and to return them is beyond question,
as they are both receiving attentions from
young gentlemen, who have noticed and
admired thoir jewels, and 1 could not return
them, as they would be lubsed. If you can
only wait now until they aro married I wUl
The jewe--r, thinking that it would be
tietter to wmt nubile, and receive paj-meut
for the dian-onds, determined to let theui
keep them rather than to take them then
and receive nothing.
On another occasion tho wife and daugh
ters had been spending several weeks at Sar
atoga, living in tho grandest style at the
most fashionable hotel in the place, while
the father was rushing madly from one to
another for money to pay their hotel bills,
saying they wanted to return to New York
and he must have the monej: to settlo their
bills before they could do sa He finally suc
ceeded in gettmg enough money to bring
them to New York; but the moment tbey
arrived he was obliged to strip them
of their diamonds and leave them at
tho depot until he could return from
a pawn shop with enough money to transfer
them in style to the Windsor hotel, there to
remain until he could agaiu procure money
enough to rent another house and sot thorn
up in style on the avenue.
I know of another instance where a man
came to a friend with this proposition: "I
have just tVught of a plan that wdl save
me twelve hunJred a jeir, but -ou must
lend me live hundred to perfect it." On bo
ing asked what itwa., ho said: "Well, my
family have to have a trriago every day,
and it costs me on an averago $5. Now if i
buy them a horse and camagv it villi cost
me nothing but for the keeping of tv. horse."
This man w as another of tho sort whs, live
from hand to mouth.
The IrobabIe Why.
"Madam, can you tell mo why two women
always stop in the middle of a street-crossim;
"I suppoio they do it for tho same reason
that a man runs at the stop of his speod to
get across tho track in front of a tram of
airs and thin stands and watches tho train
The gentleman changed tha subject.
Actress (to washerwoman, who hai
brought her bill) How can you be so in
iiertment as to dun mo in this way? Wash
erwoman Impertinent I What do j-ou
meant Who are you, I should like to know
If I choose to pay sixpence for a gallery
ticket, yoa have got to faint en tho stago foi
Tne Story of a Doc That "Was Ashamet
of Its Master.
While the usual number of persons wen
hurriedly going through Court avenue then
were two who did not seem to be in the
least conscious of to passing time and wen
evidently in no hurry to reach Court square.
They were a man and a dog. Tho man was
evident!- there from choice, but not so the
dog. Ha was not there voluntarily, but In
had nothing to say in tne matter Hew a:
not to blame for his situation, but there wo:
no doubt from his appearance that he wot
heartily ashamed of his master, who did no!
exhibit any such feelings.
The man was well dressed, and he ap
peared to be strong and healthy, but hi;
head was doing its best to change place:
with his hoels. As he shutlled nlong be
leaned limply against tho wall of Young''
hotel, as though be was afraid the Luiliint
r eeded an extra stay to prevent it f rouf
His companion, a buff-colored dog, ho led
I by a small iron chain. The canine was evi
clentiy ot tne null lamily, out he was any
thing but ferocious. Ho was the meekest
looking dog imaginable, and, with his bead
down and his tall between his legs, his everj
motion said plamlj that he would liko to get
out of sight.
Tha dog was inclined to Laij behind, ir
spite of all his master could da The mar
would lean against the building, and m the
most pleading tones attempt to reason witl
the poor brute, addressing bin with:
"Shay, now, Jack, hrache up, vvuntcher
I shay, that'sh unfair '
Jack would do a littlo better when he
ceard his name called, but nshewasbounc
to keep close to the buddmg while his mastei
earned the enl of tho chain in his band ei
the other sale, the man's weak legs woulc
inevitably become entangled, and once while
trying to get out of his predicament be
quietly remarked to his dumb fnend:
"Thash 'd n mean o' you Jack. Whj
dontchu brache up? Yer sho drunk yei
can't shtand. Look w hatcher dom'. Come
'long Jack, I'll help yer 'f y,ei: won't try U
trip me 'gain."
By this time they had reached the comei
of Court square, when another dog come ir
view. Immediately tho scene was changeiL
Jack was no longer dejected and abashed
but the bea 1 and tall up he made a rush foi
his fellow -brute, whilo his master staggered
around the comer and sent out as a parting
"Hold on, Jack; j er no good, leave er fel
low all 'lone. Let's brache up'n help each
IVorthtessness of French Newspapers.
San Francisco Chronicle
French newspapers are, as a whole, worth
less. The circulation of some is enormous,
but their size, scantiness of news, and jioor
nes-i of paper and ink excite tho wonder that
they hav e any sales v. hatever. The price of
the smaller sheets is I cent and it is theso that
have tho largo circulation. Tho Petit
Journal, for example, has o er 7"j0,000 daily
circulation. All the departments in Franco
within 100 milts of Pans contain about
5,000,000 people including tho population of
the capital, all of w hich depends upon Pans
for their journals.
In tho cheap papers one-third of tho space
is given to stories, continued from day to
day; a few telegrams from France, oc
casionally one from Knglanl and rarely ono
from America (cnbbed from somo London
paper) comprise all the foreign and domestic
news, while the local intelligence is equally
meager. They contain bat little editorial
and original matter, and the advertisements
are very few. The French have a peculiar
fashion of advertising, preferring wagons
parading the streets, posters on wall aul
fences, and the little "kiosks'' which line tho
boulevards and aro UsoJ for news stands and
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A new business has been developed within
tho post few years, and is now being con
ducted in London and New York, perhaps in
other cities also. The idea is a very simple
one, and only derives its vaiue from thj
thoroughness with which it is carried out,
and seems to have occurred simultaneously
to several people, who proceeded to put it into
execution. There are two forms of the sys
tem, both of which arm to supply subscribers
with newspaper clippings at a definite rate.
In one form the subscriber is supposed to re
ceive all newspaper flips in the original text,
which in any way refer to himself. Literary
men, artists, actors and politicians, are the
chief patrons of this f nn of inquiry. In
the second method, subscribers file lists of
subjects upon which they desire all editor
ials, news items, and special articles, and the
amount of material that can bd thus col
lected for purposes of book-making and
magazine writing is practically limitless.
It is evident that if agencies will m vest
sufficient capital to procure copies of every
new -paper in the world, in every language,
and will jierfect ome system by which
trained clerks examine and classify all their
contents, including advertisements, th
direct benefit to thousands of persons will bo
very gn it. Historians, economists, novelists,
p ulticar leaders, professors iu colleges, and
learne 1 societies of all descriptions, w ill
pecmlly appreciate the saving iu timo and
money affected by such a system. It is in
the hue of the labor saving demands of this
energetic age. Nevertheless, it is one of
those things that are not worth doing unless
tbey are uunupoachably woel done.
Hour Soon Ae Are I'orgutteu.
I rkausaw Traveler
"Uncle Billy," said the governor of Arkan
au, addressing an old negro, "I understand
that you have sustamed a ternble affliction.
You have my deejust sympathy."
"IVy, b, I ain't had no "tlicticn."
"What, didn't your wife die last weekf
"Oh, yas sab, j-as; dat's a fuck, but I'clar
ter go ulnoss, gubner, times is dun got so
hard wid me ilat I ball aim,' forgot de lady.
Yas, sab, sie s elead an' buried. Mighty
jVwsutwoman airter da tuck her ter du
grabej-arlT,"str!x Ain't got no Hat terbacker
'Lout yer pusson, is yeri Thankee, sah."
Publi-her to a wnter of American real
ism Can you get up that article for me to
"No, I feel very dull really cant say
"Going to rest to day, ehP
"No, I am going to work oa my naw
Tire ltullne Passion of Ills ltace.
A party of Israelites went out In a small
yacht on a pleasure excursion. A gale arose
and they were blown oil the land. They
were several days without food, and, despair
ing of being rescued, resigned themselves to
die. They sank into a state of lethargy and
were nearmg dissolution, when the captain
in charge of the little craft espied a vessel.
He sprang to his feet, exclaiming:
-A sail! a sail!"
"A sale'" echoed ono of the Israelites.
j feebly, "a sale, ero ish do catalogue P
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