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Springfield Globe -Republic
THU HTUINGPIELn GI.OItE,
Volnmo "V. Numbor B.
FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 27, 1885.
1 Volume XXXI. Number ail.
Washington-, Feb. 27. Tennessee anil
Ohio Valley: Slightly warmer, fair weather,
light ramble win ds; nearly stationary temperature.
WHY IS IT?
Why is lite Clothing House at 25 anil
27 West Main Street, the most popular,
the most thought of.'
Explanation is very easy. They la
gan oy ma king ami selling the host at
cery price they touched.
They originated ami established a
system or one price, affording equal
rights to all, rich poor, Mack, white,
experienced and unexperienced buyer,
one and all, hate been traeted on an
They confined their business to strict
ly cash principals, and have shown at
all times since their opening, much the
largest and most comprehensive stocks
to select from. Thew knew or no other
road to success, and didn't want t
know. They propose to go right on as
The Gladstone Government Ex
pected to Go Down Tonight.
Two British Officers Killed in an
GREAT SPRIXfiFIELI) CLOTHING
Fighting humbug and high prices to
Scotch Caps in Gray or Bine, with
high or low crowns 50c, not a big stock
and no more to be found here this sea
son; east window.
see acre for spring drivers, dog skin
gloves that arc not dog skin at all, 75c
and a dollar.
Light buckskin that arc pnre sheep
skin 50c, kid that are kid $1.50, then
white kids at a dollar.
Saranac oil tanned bnckskin, true
buckskin, 75c, $1, $1.25 and $1.50.
Plymouth buckskin, no doubt about
genuineness, $1, $1.25, $1.50 and
The soft, pleasant custom, with
heavy stitched backs, pleasant to think
or, comfortable to wear, $1, $1.25,
Buck mittens and many that arc not.
Goodness according to price, and price
All A limit N'cnl'aXnt Heine llnnceil.
Grayson-, Ky., February 27. About two
o'clock this morning William Xeal received a
telegram lrom acting Governor Hindman,
granting bim n respite for thirty days. Sher
iff Armstrong doubted the authenticity of the
telegram at first, and immcdiatelv telegraphed
for confirmation. Hindman responded that
the dispatch was authentic.
The cnards were nrnuunl m.l .-
a few minutes before the reception
of the telegram, Xcal accompanied by a
heavy escort, started for the Eastern Ken
tucky Junction, to catch the train for Jit.
Sterling. Matters were kept quiet until S
o'clock this morning. When the fact became
known, much indignation was expressed by
a majority of the people, while a few were
more fair, who expressed satisfaction. The
large crowd here to witness'tbe hanging of
Seal was overjojed at the receptioa of the
good news. '
Unlteil titateK Knglneer In Xlcnrliujrua.
Washington-, February 27. Civil Engineer
M. Enoch, in charge of the expedition to sur
vey the route proposed for the Nicaranguan
canal, reports to the Xavy Department, under
date of San Juan River, January 21st, the
arrival of bis party there. On the 22d of
Jannary, as the camp was being established
near the junction of the San Juan and Sera
pig rivers, some objection was offered by offi
cials of the Costa Rican Government to his
working within the territories without fur
ther instructions from the Government. A
special messenger was sent to San Jose for
instructions. In the meantime work was be
gun on the left margin of the Soutan river
and carried to the other side of the Menacola.
A thorough examination was made ef that
river and tributaries for several miles above
the mouth, which satisfied Jfr. Enoch of the
impossibility of raising the waters of that
river for a canal at that point. The surveys
are being prosecuted with encouraging and
Two KnRli.h Oilier Killed by an Kxiilo-
Lonbo.v, February 27. Colonel Fox
Straneeways, Commandant of the Royal
School of Gunnery, at Shoeburrness, and
Colonel Lyon, head official of the Govern
ment Labratory at Woolwich, were wounded
by an explosion at the Royal fechool of Gun
nery, and died this morning. Each had both
legs blown off.
After the ToCTQihijm.
Detboit, Jlicb., February 27. Last No
vember a judgment of $355,000 was rendered
in the United States Circuit Court in favor of
Joseph E. Young, Chicago, against the Michi
gan Air Line Railroad Company. Rills in
chancery have been filed in the same court
by the plaintiff in the former suit to
collect tne judgment against townships
in Jackson and Calhoon counties for the
amount of $120,000, That beingthe amount of
bonds issued by the townships. It has been
commenced in the Western District of .Mich
igan involving the same matter, and other
suits will follow against the remaining bonded
cities and townships.
EsTptlnn Kebela Active.
Suakim, February 27 The activity of the
rebels the last two nights has been great and
affective. They succeeded in wrecking three
advanced redoubts without exploding the
mines which the naval brigade and engineers
prepared in each.
London-, February 27. The Shoeburyness
explosion was caused in a singular manner.
Colonel Lyon ignited some fuses and rocket Bucyru
uunis. ueBirmg 10 mate hnal experiments
with them, he obtained permission "to
carry them on at the Royal School
of Gunnery at Shoeburyness. Gunnery Allen
undertook to make attachments between the
shells and fuse. His first attempt to insert
the fuse into the shell was accomplished with
difficulty. He imprudently used too much
force and exploded the shell. The explosion
knocked seventeen officers and men present
off their feet.
General KedvetH Hullrr's Command.
Kohti, February 27. General Iiuller's
whole force is now within one day's march of
Gadul. He reached this puint without caus
alties. The fick and wounded are doine
well. General Iluller expects to reach Korti
early next week.
Nova fecotla versus Canada.
Halifax, February 27. In the Xova
Scotia legislature Mr. Power gave notice that
he proposed to question the right of the Par
liament of Canada to impose a duty on flour.
Another member brought up a resolution
stating that the union with Canada had been
injurious to Nova Scotia and recommending
an appeal to the Imperial authorities' for leave
to withdraw from the Dominion.
iUg tu iiiificjouniij.
tell yon where.
Trousers lor men, youth, boys or
children, coming, going, and at all
times to be found on our tables in
greater variety and at our usual one
profit saving. Let $1.25 for poor, $3
for good, and $7 for best, suflice.
Let the custom suiting simples spoken
of yesterday be thought of to-day, and
every day. We print as we think and
do as we print. Can't remember ns
Sprlngfleld's Only One Price Clothiers.
A Frenchman sent a circular to all
his friends asking why they cultivated
a beard. Among the answers nine
stated, "because 1 wish to avoid shav
ing;1' twelve "because I do not wish to
catch cold;" live "because I wish to
conceal bad teeth;" two "because I
wish to conceal the length of me nose;"
six "because 1 am a soldier;" twenty
one "because I was a soldier;" sixty
five "because my wife likes it;" twenty-eight
"because my love likes it;"
litcen answered that they wore no
The water of a small lake near the
mouth of the Sutro Tunnel, in Nevada,
is kept continuously warm by the hot
water which Hows into it from the
mines. Recently the mine superin
tendent sent to Florida for two alliga
tors. When they arrived at the ulace
the temperature of the place was 12 de
grees below zero and the alligators
were barely alive. Upon being put iir
to the warm lake, however, they reviv
ed and are now growing rapidly.
SrUlNOFIULD Itl-TAIL markets, i ,
Washington-, February 2C Senate. The
Chair laid credentials of re-election of Sena-
CORBECTID BT ClllS. W. PaTKTER Co.
Dally Report-Friday, Feb. 16, 1SS5.
Bcttkr Scarce at 25c retail.
Eoo !crre at SHc per dor.
Poclvkt Good demand; chickens, young, 20a
SOc; old. Matte each.
Apples -?1 001 50 per bash.
Potatoes ?aVte per bush.
bWKET Potatoes None.
Caiibaoe Scares; 11.20 a 12.00 per bbl.; 15c per
Oxioxs Scarce; SI.20 per bush.
bALT Snow-iUke brand, 11.25 per bbl.
Coal Oil s4tl5i20c per gal.
hcoab-'. cked Meats Sides, 10c; shoulders, 10c:
hams, 14c; b. baron, 12c
Scgars A large demand and prices low ; Rran
ulted, 7c per lb: "A" white, 6jc per lb: extra C
H)tht,6Ke per lbj yellow C.54c per lb; C, 5c
Coffee Mirke lower; Java, 2030c per lb;
Klo, golden. ISaJ) per lb: ltio, prime green, 124a
15c per lb; Ulo,x onion, 10c per lb.
tiracrs tOaWaTOc tergal.
Molasses Ne Orleans, COasOc pergal; sorjhitu
COc per gal.
Uice Best Cirollci, 8c per lb.
Otsteks 30c perqL
Dried Apples l-3c ier lb.
Dried Peaches-i2Hcjr lb
CniCKaNs Dressed, S2 5ai3.33a3 50 per dozen.
Tcekets ' 12c per lb.
Duces " ti 75a3 50 wr dor.
Rabbits one. .
Fine washed, 2Sa30c; unwashed, J ofl.
Raisins New 10aI2$c per lb,
Cuerams New 7Jc ii lb.
Apfus New sie pe. lb.
;iaciiks lua!24c iriKund.
Plumes S -w iy,c per lb.
i Bbl-Gold Dost. 75c.
k, ist.' . .i iut. ;i so.
V Bui-U hit II Vic.
lib! -Dayton b K.tDc
Bills reported: Makine naval appropria
tions; extending the provisions of the Pacific
railroad construction act.
Bill introduced: Paci6c railroad funding
Bill passed: Making appropriations for
The silver bill was then taken up, but no
Horse The conference report on the army
appropriation bill was adopted.
Resolution passed: Appropriating $200,
000 for printing 400,000 copies of agricul
tural report lor 1885.
An ineffectual effort was' made to take up
the House bill repealing the pre-emption,
timber culture and desert land laws.
The postoflice appropriation bill and fortifi
cation bill were taken up and referred to va
Mr. Randall moved, a suspension ol the
rules to take up the sundry civil bill, but a
necessary two-thirds vote could not be se
cured; alter debate on the New Orleans ap
propriation feature of the bill, the House ad
journed. Washington-, February 27. House. Rea
gan asked unanimous consent to take from
the Speaker's table the inter-state commerce
bill for the purpose of non-concurring with
Senate amendments, but Ktan objected.
Rosecrans, from Committee on Military
Affairs, reported a bill for the retirement of
J. H. Wright, with the rank ot Major Gen
eral. Referred to private calender, as ieirular
order of business.
The House proceeded to the further consid
eration of the Eundry civil bill.
Horr offered an amendment providing that
the money appropriation to aid the Xew Or
leans Exposition shall be used, first, in pay
ment of the indebtedness now outstanding of
the exposition, to persons liviog outside of
Louisiana, including debts to foreigners, and,
second, in payment of all premiums awarded
by the exposition.
Sesate. Hale called up the naval bill but
objection was made to its consideration until
the completion ot morning business.
Van Wyick called up bill pending for fa'e
of the Sac and Fox Indian reservation, Ne
braska and Kansas.
After a short discussion the bill passed,
and the Senate went into executive session.
Mad for Dudley.
Washington-, February 27. Sawyer, of
the Statistical division of the Tension Office,
submitted a tabulated statement to Warner's
committee today, showing that under Colonel
Dudley's administration the cost of the pen
sion office was increased about 19G per cent.,
and the work about 8 per cent., compared
with the expense of the Bureau nnder his
r"f1,"""TT i ' -' -
New York Ahead.
Montreal, February 27. The Montreal
ocean steamship companies fear the loss of
their immigrant carrying trade, through su
perior inducements oflered to immigrants to
come into the West by way of New York,
railway rates west from that point having
been cut to such an extent that the Canadian
railways cannot attempt to compete with
Russia and Afghanistan.
St. PETERSBcna, February 27. The Jour
nal de St. Petersburg says, concerning the
Afghan difficulty: "It is to be hoped that
Earl Dufferin, who is instructed to confer
with the Amir of Afghanistan, will give the
latter wise coansel, if England and Russia are
to regard Afghanistan as a buffer to prevent
triction with Ameer.
Hendricks is on his way to Washington.
The National Theater at Washington was
burned to the ground Thursday. The loss is
$100,000; insurance, $40,000.
General C. R. Woods died suddenly of par
alysis of the heart, at his home in Newark,
Cyrus W. Field has sued the editors of
Loudon Truth and New York Herald (or
The Brussels carpet weavers have voted to
accept reduced wages, thus breaking the
The pedestrian Noremac finished life nn.
hundred days' walk, making fifty-one hun
The Prohibitionists of Rhode Island have
put in nomination a complete State ticket of
-Mr. Charles L. Webster is to publish Gen
eral Grant's Autobiography, and one of the
General's sons is to be bis partner.
It is stated that the death of Representative
Logan does not change the status of the sen
atorial dead-lock in Illinois.
In the House of Lords Thursday the Mar
quis of Salisbury moved a vote of censure on
the Government lor its Egyptian policy. The
motion was greeted with loud applanse.
The Congo Conference had a final session
at Berlin Thursday. Bismarck presided. He
nnnounced that the African international as
sociation had signified adhesion to the de
cision of the conference, and the documents
bad been signed by President Strauch, on be
half of the association. The delegates then
signed the documents, fourteen in number,
and the conference was declared closed.
Osborne, the skating-rink professor who
manied the wealthy Miss Kearslev. at
bas been arrested on a charge of
bigamy and lodged in jail al Upper Sandusky.
It bas been discovered that he bas a wife liv
ing in Bridgeway, Pa., and that he is, on gen
eral principles, a dead beat.
Senator-elect Payne was banqueted by his
Cleveland neighbors, Thursday night
Governor Hoadly is in Cincinnati.
President-elect Cleveland will leave Albany
lor Washington on Tuesday.
Henry Meisner had his head crushed by the
limb of a falling tree in a woods near Wa
The Senate committee on appropriations
increased the naval appropriation bill, as sent
lrom the House, by $2,304,500.
The British baik "Abyssinian" has been
chartered to transport five thousand bales of
cotton from New York to Liverpool.
Tom Uostwick (married) and Mrs. Gue
(husband living) were found dead in a room
of a house in St. Louts.
Justus Schwab, the New York Socialist, is
held in 2,500 bonds to answer the charges of
inciting a riot and resisting officers.
Neal, the last or the Ashland, Ky., mur
derers, who was to have been banged today
(Friday), was respited by Governor Knctt
until March 27.
The Cincinnati butchers have entered a
52!5?i""'Jt.tt ''flf?rnt injustice" prac
agents, in the condemnato'roihUv'ehieffi5l,aiM
meat offered for sale.
A SKA-SUMS HOMAXCK.
"Rut how can I help feeling neglect
ed and miserable, Xed? You scarcely
look at mo when Miss Lovcl is near,
ami she is your preferred partner in all
things now. Yon walk with her, vou
sing with tier, you drive with her. you
ilntinn wwitl 1,.. ...... 1 "a. t
......u niui iiki, .UlU u maKcs
if you're going to bo
"I'm not jealous, Xed. If I tliotiHit
you didn't care mot for me; if I fan
cied you card at all for any one else, I
don't think I'd remonstrate with you
at all. I would just take off this,"
touching the diamond on herhand, "and
nanu u oack to you. I'm not jealous.
um. un are not verv kind
Possible Defeat of the Gladstone Govern
Lonpon, February 27. Great excitement
prevails throughout England, in view of the
possible defeat of the government in parlia
New York, February 27. Consolidation cf
the two Oil Exchanges just officially an
nounced. Bink examiner Scriha has nearly concluded
bis examinatioa of the Cnitd States Bank.
He says it is effectually sound.
Columbcs, February 2C Senate. Reso
lutions offered for an amendment providing
for taxation or license of liquor traffic; en
larging powers of committee to investigate
nocking Valley troubles.
Bills passed: House bill regulating public
printing; House bill providing care for chil
dren where there are no county homes; Sen
ate bill regulating sleeping-car taxes; Senate
bill appropriating $30,000 to improve the
Bills introduced: Amending circuit court
law; authorizing Greene county to build free
House. House joint resolution for an
amendment abolishing October State elections
House bill for free school books to all, in
cluding jiarochial and sectarian schools, de
feated. Senate joiut resolution adopted for adjourn
ment till March 10.
House bill probibitingnanufacture of oleo
Bills passed: Senate bill authorizing com
panies to lay pipes for natural gas; House
bill appropriating $91:780.C3 tomeetS'ate
defiriei i.-; prohibiting pools on athletic ex-InUllous.
Philadelphia, February 27. The men ar
rested last night for creating a riot around
the mills where the weavers' strike was in
progress were today held in $1,000 bail each
for inciting a riot. Two others were held in
$1,G00 bail for threatening to kill non-union
The wives of the members of the firm of
Masterson .t Co., bankers, Mt. Yemen, N. Y.,
who are under indictment, offer to transfer
all their individual property for the benefit oi
the creditors if the criminal proceedings
against their husbands are dismissed.
William Jackson Moore, of Triadelpbia,
Pa., sought legal advice in Pittsburg. He
said he had been forcibly detained in a cellar
for eleven years and defrauded of his prop
erty. He effected his escape during the ab
sence of his step-daughter and her husband,
against whom the charges are made.
The City ot Cheater lias a Rough Passage.
Qdeenstow.v, February 27. The captain
of the City of Chester reports encountering a
succession of terrific gales. The fires were
quenched and the cargo shifted. The vessel
was once on her beam ends and rudder and
jib-boom carried away. Several sailors were
Indianapolis, February 27,-lClmrles Dean,
mason, suicided this morning by shooting
himself in the abdomen. He was in trouble
over a real estate trade, but his wife didn't
notice any indications of insanity prior to the
Failures or the Week.
New York, February 27. The failures ot
the last seven days, reported to R. G. Dim 4;
Co., are: Uniled States, 2C3; Canada, 40;
total, 283, compared with a total of 2U0 last
week. The great bulk of the casualties are
in the Western, Southern and Pacific States.
Boston, February 27. The steamer Har
vest, which sailed from Hamburg February
1st for this port with a valuable cargo of
sugars, hai not since been heard from. The
agents are still hopeful.
Berne, February 27. In consequence of
the decision to expel Anarchists trom Switz
erland, the police raided suspected houses
this morning. Ten notorious Anarchists wero
arrested in this city. '
Garland All Right.
Washington, February 27. The S tar this
evening says Garland has certainly accepted
the department of justice in the cabinet.
Mrs. Dr. Stockstill has been very danger
ously ill, but is now recovering, which is very
gratifying to all of ns.
Mr. J. C. Bigler has sold bis property and
coal yard to a Mr. Davis, from Tippecanoe.
We are getting quite a number of Tip's good
We predict that Mr. T. J. Meranda will be
our next postmaster, as he hag been promised
the position by persons who know whereof
they speak. We will have our revenge, how
ever, when he is bounced at the end of four
The school board has decided to give the
citizens of the New Carlisle school district an
opportunity to say on the 7th of March
whether they want a new school house ornot.
Every voter should be out at this election and
vote, and then forever hold his peace as to
The New Carlisle Building and Loan Asso
ciation sold two shares of money last Monday
day evening at 120 and 140 per cent, pre
mium. Everybody seems to be excited over the
lecture on Saturday evening. They all want
nfor mation on the "Mound Builders."
Some people think that a skating rink or a
gymnasium is necessary to give their children
sufficient exercise tor good health. I would
suggest that the wood-saw properly manipu
lated would be a good substitute for boys,
and the broom and dish-rag for girls.
The spring elections are approaching, and
the people in each district of this township
should see that directors are elected who will
give their hearty support to the township
high school and the most excellent system of
our country schools. This township has
made a marvelous stride upward, under Pro!.
Taylor. If you do not believe it, take the
trouble to investigate.
Mr. Hughs, the agent for the I., B. k W.
Railroad Company at this place, has a trying
position, but with all that he is courteous and
Mr. J. C. Williams, of this township, is
one of the jurors in the United States court
at Cincinnati now. He comes home every
Saturday and goes back on Monday, and he
thinks his berth will last a month or two yet.
We understand that there is a Democrat in
this precinct who intends to make the race
agaiust Enquire Lowman for justice of the
pence. He, in this particular instance, does
not believe that "to the Victors belong the
The town is somewhat excited over these
outrages and think that the gang is assisted
by home talent. There Is a slender thread
by which it is hoped that the guilty parties
may yet be apprehended. Nothing will be
lelt undone to this end.
"My little pet, you do not see things
as I sec them. One owes something To
society, especially when one is at'tho
seaside. If you would only remember
that I love you too well "to lind fault
with anything you ean do. and, if you
would become a little more of a society
character yourself, I would bo perfect
ly happy. Why, you scarcely take the
least attention from any one but me,
and so many are willing" to offer atten
tions to you. Xow, dear, kiss mconee;
I must be off; I am to drive on the
beach ith Jli.ss hovel. Xot jealous
"Xot jealous, Xed, no," and sho
turned from him. but without "-ivin"
the kiss ho had asked for.
t,ci.n .-:. i .i ... .
onu u jL-aiuus, iiiougti: tne youn
fellow thought, smiling as ho watched
the pretty, straight figure going away
from the nook ill whieii ho hafl found
her out to the stretch of sand. :ir.iinf
which thu waves were rolling, reced
ing, leaving now a mass of seaweed on
it, now returning and bearing it away
--a very coquetto of an ocean, now
kind and now cold, and always fair in
Xed Tremaine hurried over the beach,
whistling as he went, and iio presently
caught up with his affianced, who, in
the pretty dress of cream and black,
with her wide sunhat pushed a little
oacK on ner blonde Head, was lookin"
very beautiful and animated an3
smiling in tho face of Lee Stone, the
most incorrigible male flirt at tho
"Where now, Tremaine?" the latter
called out, as, with a nod, ho pursued
"For a drive on the beach; will seo
you later;" and Xed had gone by, re
suming his whistle.
Mr. Stone smiled a little and spoke a'
!.-. noma 10 .noiiie. one colored
slightly, followed tiie tall form of her
lover a moment with her eves, then
gave a gracious answer, and half au
hour later, when Xed and Miss Lovel
met tho pretty light carriage on tho
beach, in which Leo Stone took his
tlai y drive, they received a pleasant
nod from pretty Mollie. who was his
companion, and who looked as though
she was thoroughly enjoying his society.
"She certainly lost no time in follow
ing my suggestion," Xed told himself,
half in surprise; "and she has evident
ly found the society of Stone anything
"What a handsome couplo they
make," Miss Lovel said, with a certain
gleam in her stead v gray eyo. Xed
colored suddenly; lie didn't quite know
"Oh, but so many engagements are
broken in a summer at the seaside, ono
never minus that very much," the lan
guid belle said, indifferently.
That night there was a hop at the ho
tel, and Xed had made up his mind
while dressing to bo a little more at
tentive to Mollie; but, to his surprise,
he didn't lind Mollio Annes shrinking
under her mother's wing, as had been
her custom. A number of her old
friends had arrived while they were at
dinner, and they were about her; be
siiTes, Lee Stone was quite pronounced
in his attentions to her. and while sho
gave him (Xed) a smile from the dis
tance be found it quite dillictilt to get
near her; then a light tap on his arm
informed him that Miss Lovel was ask
ing him why he was so preoccupied,
and, as Mollie and Stone went circling
by, joining the waltzurs, ho followed
them with Miss Lovel.
"A rather pronounced flirtation,"
Lee laughed, later, when ho and Mollio
stood on the hotel terrace watching the
sea and strand and
moonlight on the
ono solitary couple pacing slowly along
besido the waters. Both knew who
they were, for a few moments before
they had seen Xed Tremaine place that
pale-pink scarf about the shoulders of
Miss Laura Lovel as he led her across
the terrace, too much engrossed in his
task, it would seem, to notice Mollie or
"Oh, everybody flirts more or less at
a seaside hotel, ono has nothing else to
do, you know," Mollie answered Lee,
with'a light little ripple of laughter,
and ho looked down on tho pretty face
to which the moonlight was so tender,
his voice sinking to almost a whisper as
ho spoke to her.
"It is a cowardly pastime for a man,"
ho said, softly, "and for a woman it is
a cruel one."
Again she laughed, while arranging
the bracelet on her arm. A touch of
mockery was in tho rippling laugh.
"And you is it pleasant to know
that you are cruel or cowardly?" she
questioned. "Ono is tempted to be
come personal when such remarks
come from one who is said to count his
conquests with a cruel pride, and to
whom the world gives no higher aim
than to fascinate, and remain care
less. Am I too plain? Forgive me."
"I forgive you freely as I would for
give you all things. Mis Annes; but
neither you nor tho world fully under
stand me. I may seem a trilfer; but,
were tiie woman I love to love me in
return yo smile would be to me so
seet as hers, no presence half so
Mollie had been watching the couple
on the sands, going slowly back and
forth in the moonlight; now she lifted
her sweet young face and looked at him
with a sort of wondering pity.
"Do we all wrong you, then?" she
asked, gently. "Have you- failed in
your wooing? Can you not win where
His face Hushed a little at her words,
and she, watching it, was struck by its
strengtli and beauty. How did it
chance that sho had never noticed eith
"I am not left the chance to woo or
win her," he said, slowly; "she is an
other's promised wife."
"Ah, she said, pityingly; and sho
gave him her hand in a sweet, woman
ly sympathy, never for an instant con
necting his words with herself. Ho
lifted tne small hand revercntlv to his
lips, and, drawing it through Lis arm,
turned toward the beach. As he did so
ho found himself facing Xed Tremaino
and Laura Lovel, who were coming in
from the moonlight, and ho noticed
that the young man's face was quite
white, while there was a half-seoruful
smile on the lips of the fair belle of tho
seaside, tint tiie two couples pa-.-eu
eacii other in silence, the one goin"
down to the stretch of glittering sau'f,
tho other going in to the dancers.
A week later, and Mollie had jusi
come in from a long hour. mv eftil
and calm, spent with Lee in a quiet
nook among the rocks that overhung
tho ocean. He had been reading to her
there so'iie of the sweetest poems given
to the world by genius. Her heart had
thrilled as lie read, and new, strange
feelings had stirred it. When he clos
ed the book he had looked up and
found her eyes filled with tears. And
now in her own room she was askin"
herself how it was that what she hail
but commenced for the purpose of an
noy nig ieu nail in one brief week slain
ail her old resentment, against Miss
Lovel and made iier thoughts turn con
stantly, not to Xed Tremaine. who was
her affianced husband. but to LmtSmnn.
who was termed the greatest male flirt
at the beach. What was chan-niio- in
her life? When she now met Xed and
Laura it did not pain her as it used.
as it because a handsomer face, a
stronger and nobler face then Xed's
was constantly near, ready to turn to
her with devotion, ready to light if she
A servant broke her ponderings bv
bringing her two messages one a bou
quet of white flowers, with a few feath
ery sprays of fern among their white
ness, and one crimson ro-c glearain"
red from their center; and in "it was a
note from Lee. askino- Imr in m (nr n
, ----- o M "w "
drive with him by moonlight: the oth
er was a few angry Hues from Xed.ask
mg if sho remembered that sho was be
trothed to him while she allowed ev
ery gossip at the hotel to chatter of her
flirtation with Leo Stone.
"I have been patient, waiting an op
portunity of speaking to you," ho
wrote, "but you will not give me one,
so I write to a,k you if you wish ouren
gagement broken; to all it would seem
She trembled a little as sbn rmil nmi
her sweet face chauged color; but she
went to her desk, drew from it everv
letter he had ever sent her, formed
them and his ring in a package and
wrote hiid the following note:
"It was I who was first taught pa
tience, while my existence was "forgot
ten for one who was what vou bade"me
become 'a society character.' Why
should I fancy th?t you wished an in
terview wiin mo oi later It is not so
long since you could not spare a mo
ment for mo from Miss Lovel. Do I
wisli our engagement broken? Perhaps
we both wi,h it. Xed: at least lot iw
break it. since I so displease you. I
send you your letters and ring."
Then, although a choking sensation
was in her throat, she penned a brief
note to Lee:
"I will be pleased to go with you;"
that was all; and in tho starlight the
moon rose late she went vjthliim out
over the beach and far along the coun
try. Was it strango that ho noticed sho
no longer wore Xed's rinc ? Wm it
strange that he told her of his love.and
that slie listened silently, believin"lv,
with a strange flutter at her heart?
Was it strango that when they drove
back, lingering besi e the sobbiu"
ocean, another ring should deck her
linger an nother bond should lie upon
her life.- tVell, two others walked up
on the strand, two whom the gossips
called lovers; and yet when it was told
tho beach," ono man who heard it
turned white as death and shrank from
the sight of the beautiful woman beside
him, although men called her fair, and
many said she had won him from his
faith; yet Mollie was too happy to re
gret, although she still sometimes re
members. i'hilatlclphia Call.
ten Hours a day, can count in a
montn." The casting-machine is the
invention of David Hruce, Jr., of Xew
The metal is kept fluid bv a littlo
furnace underneath the machine and is
projected into the mold bv a pump
The mold is movable, and at every
revolution of the crank is brought to
the spout, where it receives a "fresh
charge of the metal. A spring in front
of the mold holds close to it a copper
matrix, and the stamp of tiie letter on
tiie matrix is directlr nmuit.. i.
aperture of tho mold which meets tho
spout of the pump.
In boxes the new-made tvpo is car
ried to tho dressing-room, where
around large stones the bovs are kept
busy nibbing awav the rough ed"-es on
the type. The lads wear laatherlove
fingers for protection. As the typo is
rubbed smooth each letter is set up hi
long lines. r
From the nimble-fingered boys the
lines of type pass into the hands of the
dresser, who has beMiIe him a powerful
inagiiifyiiig-glass. Tho dresser deftly
slips a line of type into a long stick
similar in shape to that used by print
ers, face downward, screws them up
tight, and with two raoid movement?
of plamng-tool cuts tho grove in tho
bottom of the type. This operation is
..... i as giving ine type les.
'TIiey must have something to stand
on. said the good-natured Iookin"
dresser. After that, with the magnify"
ing glass, the face of the lino is"eriti.
cany inspected and
hrown aside to bo
"J his operation practically ends 4he
making of type." said the founder.
Afterward the different letters are
put up in what we call 'paes,' and
" "-"J 'o tie sent out." Tho ma
trices and mold, of which tho foundry
has a collection ntimheringmanv thous
ands., are kept, when not in use. in a
tin-proof vault. Tliev are very valu
able, representing, as tliev do. the col
lection of many years of labor.
A complete font of type may bo com
prised under niuo heads, as follows:
Capitals A, small capitals b, lower
case c. figures, points, spaces, em and
en quadrates, two and three em quad
rates, and accents.
Printers divide a font of letters into
two classes upper-case and lower
case sorts. The unDor-easn nm. mni.
small capital letters, and refer
returned to tho
An Hoar Among th Skilled Workman
Jn a walk through a type-foundry
yesterday morning by a Times reporter
the following words from Motley's
"Rise of the Dutch Republic" were
quoted by tho founder, who accompa
nied the reporter through his establish
ment, in referring to the art of print
ing: "At the very epoch when tho great
ness of Burgundy was most swiftly
ripening, another weapon was secretly
forging, nioro potent in the great
struggle for freedom than any which
the wit or hand of man has ever de
vised or wielded."
"It may not be generally known,"
said tho type-founder, "that the first
quarto bible printed in America was
tho work of Christopher Saner, of Gcr
mantown, who there in 173o estab
lished a type foundry, but it is to see
how type is made that you come."
"Let us begin witli the metal room."
About tho place where the amalgam
of which type is made were piled hun
dreds of bar of the metal. At the fur
ther end of tho room a master work
man threw into the great kettle cer
tain proportions of copper, antimony,
lead, and tin. This is the amalgam,
the exact proportions of which produce
the useful metal that must bo hard
without being brittle, ductile but tough,
flowing freely and hardening rapidly.
A bar was broken in two. and the
beautiful, sparkling grain of the metal
shown. About the apartment were
casks of glittering antimony, bars of
yellow copper, dull bricks of lead, and
blocks of tin.
As the composition melted the man
at the kettle stirred the molten mass,
and when the proper degree of heat
was reached ladled it out on the molds
that lay on the brick floor at his feet.
Above the metal-room the bars were
fitted for tho printer's use. Before a
machine known as a punch-cutter sat a
man surrounded by a bewildering ar
ray of delicate tools and guages.
"There are very few men of note for
this part of work in the United States,"
whispered the reporter's companion.
"It requires a delicacy of toucii and
perception that is not easily acquired."
Ou the end of a piece of steel the work
man at the punch-cutter was forming a
letter. He worked rapidly yet with
caution, frequently testing his gauges
until tho letter was complete. Then
other letters of the alphabet were
formed finishing the series.
One by one the dies were placed in a
stamping-machine, an oblong piece of
copper put under them, anil then the
great lever was brought down. The
impression was left deep in tho copper.
This oblong bit of copper is termed the
From tho punch-cutter tho matrices
wero carried to an adjoining room,
where tho greatest care is exercised in
their fitting up for the mold. The
slightest variation or irregularity was
said to bo fatal to tho appearance of
tho typo cast in them.
Perhaps tho most interesting things
about the foundry are tho tiny casting
machines that pour out an endless
stream of type as long as they work.
"These snug littlo fellows" said tho
type-founder, patting with bis hand
tho odd little mass of machinery before
which ho stood, "can throw out mora
typo in ono day than a man, working
ences; tho lower-case consists of small
letters, double letters, figures, points,
and quadrates Philadelphia Tinits.
A Thousand I'ounils to One.
Xearly every one who has played
.... ,,,ii u .iiusi, nave nan at times a
Yarborough hand that is. a hand in
which there is no card above a nine.
Pembridge says ho has held three of
these hands in the course of two hours;
but this is, of course, altogether unus
ual. The name given to a hand of this
sort is derived from a certain Lord Yar
borough, who u-ed to oiler tho attrac
tive but really very safe wager of
1,000 to 1 that a hand of this sort
would not be deal t. If Lord Yar
borough had not calculated the chances,
(or had them calculated for him,) he
acted with little wisdom in betting at
all on such a matter; but if ho knew
them he acted with little fairness in
offering the odds he did. It will be
found that one hand in about 1,828 is a
Yarborough, so that Lord. YarVorpagu, .
i hsiratr Ttrxrvu-m-zn
lie laid this wager many thousands of
times. Supposing ho o'ffercd 1,000 to
1 to eaeh member of a whist party,
for 10 deals, ou about 91 or D- nights,
in each of 10 vcars, making in all about
86,5G0 wagers i". c, 20 times 1,828
he would have lost about 20 times, or
20,000. and won about 3G,500, niak
lug a clear profit of about 1G,50D, or
1,G00 per annum, by tiiis seemingly
reckless system of wagering. An in
stance, lastly, is on record of a hand
containing four twos, four threes, four
fours, and one five. Any one holding
such a hand might well believe himself
especially selected for punishment by
the deities or demons, whoever they
may be, who preside over tho fortunes
of whist players. Yet such a hand is
bound to occur from time to time, when
so many play whist. The chance of
holding suelfa hand is, in fact, exactly
the same as the chance of holding all
tho trumps, viz., one in 153,753,389,000.
For there are only four possible ways in
which such a hand can be made up.
It must hold the 12 lowest cards in the
pack, and one five, which may be of
any of the four suits; hence there ara
four hands having no card higher than
a five out of 035,013.559,600. or one
chance of such a hand in 158.753.S89,
000. Yet I have no manner of doubt
so foolish are men in regard to betting
that if a Lord Yarborough of to-day-were
tcoffer 10,000 to 1 (instead of
158.753,3S9.000 to 1) against the
o currence of such a hand he would
find many takers. Richard A. Froctor,
in Longman's Magazine.
The Uiiok-Siore Keeper.
A book-store ought, in a sense, to be
a public library. It ought to be a sort
of intellectual headquarters and start
ing point. It should bestow its bene
fits upon the community in which it
stands, and that community should re
gard it as something worthy of prido
as well as of support. Its proprietor
is, of courie a business man.who wants
to make money. But tho higher his
idea of hi functions, tho more money
he ought to make. More intelligence is
needed in the reading of books than in
cobbling shoes or weighing sugar. He
should be the right-hand man to tho
minister, the editor, the school-teacher,
the lawyer, the physician. He should
take counsel of the educated and well-to-do
classes in tho community; and
should put on his shelves tho books
tiiey want, and should welcomo them
to his place of business. He is himself
a teacher and preacher, whose moral
and intellectual influence makes his
business an ethical as well as a com
mercial one. He has a "high calling"
and ought to take a becoming prido
in it. If he sells paper-haugings. sta
tionery, bronzes and knick-knacks ha
should remember that these, however
remunerative, aro but side-shows. If
he covers his windows with flash, il
lustrated journals or staring litho
graphs he shows that he has no confi
dence in the intellectual part of tho
town and no power to make himself
attractive to it. Is it all a mere mat
ter of profit? By no means; but if it
were moro money as well as more rep
utation is to "be got by working
for the best and wisest and well-to-do
classes than for tho Saturday night pur
chasers of the story papers.
In a recent "cano rush" at Cornell
between the sophomore and freshman
classes, thrco students wero so badly
injured that they were carried home in
carriages. It is said that the faculty
of the University will prohibit further
indulgence in the amusement, which is
regarded as both brutal and danger
ous. "Rushing" is already under tho
ban of many of tho best American