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GLOBE REPUBUO. FRIDAY BTCEISTJ-TG, MAROS 26 1888.
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DAILY AND WEEKLY.
QNNEY, NICHOLS & CO.,
5LOBEREPUBUC BUILDING, WEST HIGH ST.
Cor. Walnut Alley.
Oily edition, per year,
Jtlljf edition, per week,
MAMMOTH DOUBLE SHEET i
Issued Every Thursday Morning,
OKE DOIiliAI A TEA.
AI communication! should be addressed t
KINNEY NICHOLS 4V CO,
NOTICE TO KASTfcKN ADVERTISERS.
Me. H. C. Sstdke, S3 rrk Bow, Kew York.lt
the GuBi-BErcBUt.'s special representative, to
whom ill Eastern advertising business, must be
FRIDAY EVES IS O, MARCH 20.
cut REruitz.tcj.y ticket.
James V. Goodwin.
For City Solicitor:
Augustus N. Summers.
For Cliy Marshal t
William 1L Hughes.
For Street Commissioners
E. A. Willlams.
For Water Works Trustee.
Edward C. Qwjn.
xowxsnir rrpvrzicau ticket
Joseph Harrison, Win. H. Cralg, John M. Stewart.
For Justice of the Peace:
William A. Stout.
Louis Brown, Thomas J. JewetL
For Clerk :
William 8. Wilson.
TIIF. llANQrKT TO UEXEKAX. KEIFER.
The Banquet and Reception to General
Joseph Warren Keifer, Riven, by our citi
zens, without distinction of party, at the
Arcade Hotel, Thursday evening, March
e9, was the social event of the new year.
It was heartily enthusiastic and in all re
spects complete. The supper was superb,
the cusic fine, the discharges of artillery
unusually thunderous, the after-dinner
speeches meaty and eloquent, and the
fraternal feeling as spontaneous as it was
sincere. Not the least pleasant feature ol
the evening was the opportunity afforded
our leading and representative citizens to
meet each other, socially, and it was util
ized to the full, with the creat
es possible degree of enjoy
ment. AH who had anything to do
with the arrangement and management of
the affair deserve high praise. Nothing
could have been better or more satisfac
tory, and our people may well feel that
they have honored an illustrious and high
ly esteemed citizen in a befitting manner.
As the result of the extraordinary pressure
on our columns today, we yield space on
our editorial rage to what our reporters
have found to say of the banquet.
Miss Cleveland's administration pleases
us, so far.
Rev. James Freeman Clarke, of Boston,
hasn't been at all well since he voted for
Cleveland. Some of the blue paint got
into his system. He is now beginning to
A new railroad between Akron and
Tiffin is talked of. If built it would give
us a new route to the Summit City and
add thousands of new ties between Akron
The people of Dakota "have the tin."
They dig it out of their hills. It is both
genuine in quality and abundant in quan
tity. Now we shall not need to go to
England for onr supply.
Private Secretary Lamont appears to be
hostler at the White House. Dayton Jour
nal. We don't know how that is, but we are
satisfied that he is the hustler of the
The New York Mail and Express an
nounces that Prof. Paul Passy, the young
Parisian who spent the greater part of
18S4 in the study of the public schools of
the United States, has returned to France
a thorough convert to the doctrine of co
education as he saw it practiced at Ann
Arbor and Oberlin. He could have seen
the same, with like results, at Wittenberg.
Major Bick"ham, of the Dayton Journal,
announces it as a notable fact that of the
five division commanders of Grant's army
in the first day's battle at Shiloh, Sherman
was the only Wett Pointer, or General of
military education, while the corps com
manders of the rebel army, Bragg, Hardee
and Polk, were graduates of the Military
Academy and had seen service in Mexico.
Besides, Gen. Sidney Johnston, commander-in-chief
of the rebel army, and
Beauregard, "sfcond in command," were
not only West Pointers, but had been in
service lrom their youth. So it was a pre
ponderate of West Point "science" that
created such atremeudous pressure on our
boys, the first day of the fight.
THE KEIFER RECEPTION-
WELCOMED XO PRIVATE Z.IJTM.
Honors to a Distinguished Citizen, of an
Unusual Character itaat Might' llan
quet at the Arcade. With Social. Statical
and Oratorical Accompanlmeate Splen
did Decoration Professional and Musi
iihi Circles Well Represented by Men of
All Political Faith.
Preliminary publications within the past
week have so fully and fairly set forth the
object and scope of the event, of a social
nature, which transpired at the Arcade Hotel
last evening, that it is unnecessary to do
more than to state briefiy that, desiring to
show appreciation of General J. W. Keifer's
services in Congress, and upon his return, in
the passaee f events, to private life in this
community, to assure him ia a marked man
ner of the cordiality ot his welcome, the idea
was conceived of tendering the distiaguished
gentleman, on the part of his fellow-citizens.
regardless of party affiliations, a reception
and banquet. The proffer by the com
mittee appointed to act in the
premises was, as already seen, accepted
in the spirit in which made, and Thursday
evening, March 19, named for the carrying
out of plans formed. It is therefore
now the simple duty f the Glou
Rstcsuc to put on record the happy result of
arrangements made. The company of up
ward of one hundred gentlemen which as
sembled at nine o'clock in the brilliantly
lighted and gaily decorated reception room
was remarkably repiesentative each of the
professions, every branch of mercantile trade,
the banking interest, the manufacturers) 'he
public service, city and county, and even the
military, each having its able spokesman from
among the culture, ability, wealth and enter
prise ot the city. Many were in full evening
dress for gentlemen, giving a decidedly for
mal air to the assemblage. The upper halls,
reception parlor and room 117, set apart far
the musicians, were profusely decorated, the
variegated hues of the American and other
national flags festooned and twined in many
forms of beauty, making rare combinations
of rich color. Promptly at the hour pre
arranged, nine o'clock, the guest of the eve
ning, the Honorable J. Warren Keifer, ar
rived at the north entrance of the Acade and
was escorted by A. C. Black, Oliver S. Kel
ly, Hon. T. J. Pringle and Chairman W. T.
Stilwell, of the committee of arrangements,
to the drawing room in the southeast corner
of the hotel, the Big Six band located in the
south balcony playing an appropriate air.
For an hour General Keifer was busy shaking
hands, greeting his fellow townsmen and re
ceiving their congratulations. At ten min
utes past ten, upon a given signal, the Fifth
battery, 0. N.G., stationed in the railroad
yards near the hotel, fired seventeen
rounds the accredited salute tor the Speaker
of the House and the doors of the banquet
ing hall being thrown open the company in
column of twos filed in and took seats at the
tables. There was one table the entire length
ot the spacious room, with others forming
cross sections at either end and in the center.
General Keifer was conducted to his seat at
the upper end of the center section with -Mr.
Amos Whitely upon his right and sir. Wm.
H. Blee upon his left, with Mr. John Foos as
his ru-a-ru. Upon either side of Chairman
Foos sat George Arthur, E'q , and several
members of the general Kecepaon Committee,
O. S. Kelly, A. C. Black, Charles Ludlow,
W. H. Blee, Amos Whiteley, James Johnson,
jr., T. J. Pringle and W. T. Stilwell, desig
nated by white satin badges.
The special mural decorations were very
elaborate and appropriate and naturally were
nniveisally admired. Inter-twined in the
branches of the thandeliers were festoons of
smilax fastened with bright colored ribbons.
Above the chair of the guest ot the evening
was a life-size crayon portrait of himself a
speaking likeness and below the headquar
ters banner ot the Third Division, Sixth
Army Corps, commanded by Gen. Keifer in
several bard fought battles. At salient points
were linen bannerettes inscribed with the
date of the General's birth and taking his
advancement in military and public service
in chronological order, giving the names of
more important battles in which he took
part, date of his election to Congress
and to the Speakership of " the
House, among which were appropriate mot
toes, such as "Springfield honors an honored
citizen," "A hero and a statesman," "Peace
on eartb, good-will to men," "$100,000 ap
propriation," "Welcome," etc More flags,
large and small, were disposed with telling
effect. Covers were laid for 123 persons, and
that number of seats at table were occupied.
At each was a boutnniere of fresh rose
buds. The other fljral decorations consisted
of three pieces, the principal of which was a
ship towering high above the center table,
representing the Ship of State barque-rigged
in smilax, in this case. It was compost d of
smilax, calendulas, donble and single
tulips, carnations and rosebuds, and
was as gallant a- craft as eye
ever rested upon. The other large pieces
were a Maltese cross and cresent, in carna
tions, sweet violets, callas and other rare and
fragrant blooms. All these weie from the
Springfield Seed Company's house, which
fairly rivalled its best efforts of former occa
sions and acquired new laurels in public esti
mation. The menu cards printed on tinted
board fringed in floss silk announced the
numerous courses as follows:
Blue Points on Half Shell.
Green Sea Turtle, au Quiaelle Sherry.
Bioiled Hllet de Sole, a la Menire d'ilouL
Bout Jack Snipe, f-arci a la Ilalienne.
Sweet Breads French Peas
Broiled Spring Chicken on Toast.
Jlumnt Extra Dry.
Lobster Salad Decore,
shrimp Salad a Ia Mayonnoise,
Chicken Salad, a la Busse.
Boned Turkey, witn Aspic of Jelly.
U estpballa 11am, a la t rancaise.
Becky Mountain Cake, White Fruit Cake,
Almond MaccarsoDS, Marble Cake,
Chocolate Cake, Silver Cake.
Bibbon ake, 1 ound I ake,
French Kisses, Cocoanut Cake.
Strawberries and Cream.
Fruit Ice ream.
Florida Oranges. Bananas,
Figs, Raisins, Confectionery.
Graders, Edam Cheese, Jara Coffee.
La Belle eenora Cigars.
Attached to the menu card was a smaller
one reading: "Complimetary Reception and
Bsnquet to our Distinguished Citizen, Soldier
and Statesman, Gen. J. Warren Keifer, by
his Fellow-Citizens, Thursday, March 19,
1885," and on the reverse ttie lines:
"The applause of lis ening senates to com
The threats of pain and ruin to despise.
To scatter plenty o'er a smiling lind,
And read bis history in a nation's eyes."
It may be said in this connection that the
skilled caterer's task is far from finished when
he has given his chief f cuirint carte blanche
for preparation of a least. There may be the
most abundant provision of vivands and all ol
the best, but if these are not set before the
guests in an attractive, even enticing
manner, the pleasure is but half realized. The
master baud of Mine Host Rockfield was
manilist in the combination of thse essen
tials at the spread now under consideration.
Everything the home market is tqual to was
supplied and these of distant cities were
drawn upon heavily to perfect such a feast as
is seldom composed here, ard the manage
ment ot the Arcade were overwhelmed with
congratulations. An amplecorps of piecisely
drilled men served the guests with celerity
and in quiet, under the eye of the efficient
At 12:30 the company was called to order
by Mr. John Foos, Chairman, and acting as
toast master, who said:
This is a gathering of citizens assembled
together, having laid aside the cares ot busi
ness and partian politics for the purpo-e ot
paying honor to a gentleman long ia pub'.ic
life, who has filled many offices, civil and
military, in the government. It is the prov
ince ot men to pay tribute to one who has
faithfully performed all the duties of life
applause and we my give public expression
to the high appreciation in which we hold a
distinguished citizen. I read tonight the
following toast "Our guest and fellow cit
izen, J.Warren Keifer," and call upon Walter
L. Weaver, Esq, to respond. Prolonged ap
plause, Mr. Weaver arose and spoke as
follows, being frequently interrupted by
vociferous cheering and clapping of hands:
ME, WEAVEH8 ADDRESS.
It would have met with my unqualified
approbation, (as I doubt not it would with
yours), if the gentlemen of the committee
had secured some one of greater gilts and
readier tongue than I to respond to this toast.
Without hope or pretense of being rble to ac
quit myself in any meritorious manuer, I
deem it, however, an honor and a pleasure to
stand here, and in behalf of all present to ex
tend a hearty, a cordial, and a neighborly
greeting to our guest.
He has no need of any introduition to us.
Who he is, and what be is every one whom I
can hope to reach already knows, and in his
presence, we can upon this festal occasion,
without humility and without fhttery stand
with uncovered heads and bid him welcome.
With his sword he has carved his name in
the blood-ensanguined granite ot Liberty's
temple, erected to commemorate our country's
history. Panoplied with patriotism, clad in
the armor of enthusiasm, and nerved with
courage, he, as an American soldier, rude in
the arts of war. but trained end educated in
the school of his country's peril, gave his
best efforts for the salvation ot his thnateneJ
land. From the day that the Union flag sul
lenly and defiantly came fluttering down,
like a wounded eagle, trom the top ol Samp
ler's once proud walls, until the glad day of
peace at Appomatox, when the last battle had
been fought and the far-famed and much
vaunted "last ditch" had been found by the
fleeing hosts ot the enemy until the Confed
erate capital had fallen, and the last troop
of armed men had surrendered, he
lived in accordance with the stern
rnles of war, leading the brave and gallant
men under his command on trom victory to
First a private soldier, then a commander
of a battalion, soon a colonel, then command
ing a bricade, then leading a division, then
directing a corps twice breveted for gallint
and meritorious service four times wounded,
but always in.the field
Need I tell you wherejhe fought? Read of
the first campaign in West Virginia; ot the
subsequent ones in the Shenandoah Valley;
of the Invasion ot Kentucky; of the march
through Tennessee; of the birouacj in Ala
bama: of the battles and sieges in Georgia;
of the fiery furnace of the wilderness ; ot the
mouth of bell at Petersburg; of Opeq'uan, ot
Fisher's Hill, of Winchester, of Antietam, of
Cedar Creek, of Sailor's Creek, of Monocacy,
of the hundred other battles and sieges and
skirmishes of those campaigns.
But war to him was a duty and not a
pleasure. The life ot a soldier in time of
peace, when not a stern necessity, bad no al
lurements, and the offer of a high rank in the
military service a'ter the war-cloud bad
lifted, was declined, for more peaceful if not
more honorable acd luxurious pursuit-. He
unbuckled the sword, laid aside the military
garb ensanguined from bis wounds, unlocked
his law office, opened his books, took up his
pen and began life again where more than
tour years before he had left it off.
The success necessarily incident to faithful,
conscientious, earnest work, attended him,
and as the year ot peace stole quickly by the
fame of the earnest, honest, hard-working
and conscientious lawyer was added to that
of the military hero.
Next be was called to the legislative halls
ot his native State, and the imprint of bis
master mind is stamped in indellible lines in
the statute book of our commonwealth.
But a greater field awaited him. Elected
to the Forty-fifth Congress of the United
S'ates, he soon, by his fearlessness, his pro
ficiency in debate, his tact and skill as a par
liamentarian, sprang into the front ranks
of those called to legislate lor
our country's interests. No gage of
of battle was cast down to him trom any
quarter, that he did not have the courage to
stoop and p'ck it up. No crusadering or
chivalric knight ot meuieval time was truer
to the interest of bis cross or king than was
be, to the interest of bis country. Meetine
sophistry with argument, scorn and ridicule
with defiance, and covert demagogory with
open mulniy, he achieved in one term of onr
National legislature a reputation tor pluck,
clear grit and ability that many could have
afforded to barter a half a life time for. Re
turned by his district to the Forly-sixth Con
gress he added fresh laurels to those already
won. Again returned to the Forty-seventh
Congress, he was by the unanimous vote of
bis party elevated to the higbst position in
that body. Who would have thought, and
many of you can thus remember bim, that
the farmer-boy of Mad River township as he
patiently and conscientiously turned the fur
row ot the virgin soil, wonld, ere
he bad outlived the bait of
mu'l allotted three score years and
ten, beer me famed on many a
battle field, and before another decade bad
passed iato history, would be called to pre
side over the most powerful and angust as
sembly on the globe? Under bis guidance
and direction as Speaker of the House of
R' presentatives in the troublous times that
followed, with only a bare majority of its
numbers politically allied with bim.he proved
himself to be no novice in parliamentary
proceedure no Pharoc dragged by fiery un
tamed steeds hither and thither without guid
ance and without purpo e, but with a cool
head and a steady hand, and far-.eeing and
far-reaching ability, he guided the tar ot
legislation as it ran its appuin eJ course. By
bis careful study and practical knowledge ot
legislative rules, he was enabled to decide
disputed questions of parliamentary proceed-ings-wilh
so mmh nicety and precision, that
for the first time in history, when a urtL-nn
majority was so slender and at units
altogether wanting, he acbiet ed the hon r
of never meeting with a reversal.
And not only that tut his
rulings met with tbe full approbation and
approval of the great Gladstone that Nestor
and e.cyclopa'dta ot Engl si authority on
such mitiers and were quoted as authority
by him, an honer ntver before extendel to
an Am-ii.'an Sptaker. Ajzain elected to the
Fortj-eigh'h Congress, he by his able and
manly cou'Sj fulfilled, and more than ful
filled, tbe hope and desires ol his constitu
ents. Educated at that source ot wi-dom open to
all, the common school, be has ever been a
friend ot fie peiple; ever in (he front rank
ol those who tavored equal rights to all; eve
in favor ot the enlargement ol human liberty,
mental and physical, and was willing, like r-
Swiss patriot who threw bimse'f against , J
solid Austrian hosts and died that hlg coun.
trymen and his country minht live, to take
Unto his manly brcat
The sheif of bottlle. spear, and brook
A path for the oppressed '
How the memories come clustering
around as we sit with him to
night. An acquaintance of Lincoln, a
commander under Grant, a comrade
of Sheridan, a colleague of Shermin, a con
temporary with Hayes, a friend of Garfild.
Such, then, is our guest.
And now he comes back once more among
us, a private citizen, in the full vigor of man
hood, with eye undimraed and streogth un
impaired, with step fi-m and elastic, with
mind and heart as pure and unsullied as when
he vient away; with no blot upon his record;
with a greeting as hearty and unaffected as
when he knew none except those within the
contracted circle of bis birthplace; and,
strange in these degenerate times to say,
when place and power are too often the syno
nyms of corrupt aid ill-gotten gain, as poor
in pur.-e as when he entered public life.
We welcome the soldier; we welcome the
statesman; we welcome the politician; we
welcome the genial gentleman; we welcome
our neighbor; we welcome onr friend; we
welcome our guest.
On taking the floor in response to calls.
General Keifer was received with tumultuous
afplauje and spoke as follows:
MR. KEIFEB'S AUDREYS.
Mb. Chairman, Mv Fellow Citizens ahd
Neighbors Silence would best become me
now. I can not command words fitting to
express my deep feeling of gratitude and
thankfulness to you for this flattering recep
tion unexpected and 1 feel in a great de
gree unworthy of it. It has been my lot to
have received some bonorattbe hands ot per
sons far away from here at tbe time when I
was chosen to a high position in tbe civil
government of the country. The reception
then given I knew well was largely in con
sequence of the office I held and the power
incident to that office the reception you give
me comes from my fellow-citizens at home
when I am with you as a private citizen, and
Iherefore I esteem your reception far above
any that could possibly be given me by oth
You know that in some considerable de
gree 1 have been a party man, and to com
mand the iepect of my fellow-citizens at
home of the opposite party, is more than
I was born in Clark county, near this city.
Here I spent my youth; here I entered pro
fessional life under the directions of gentle
men, one of whom, Judge Gocde, is present.
l reau law in mis ciiy, auu wuaievcr vi
professional success I had. came to me here.
Here in your cemetery my parents
are buried; here I married, and in
this city my children were born every
thing that is dear, and has been dear to me,
is clu-tered in and around this city, and here
I expect to live to the end of my days, and
therefore to bare the esteem and friendship of
my neighbors is to have everything that 0"e
can reasonably aspire to in this world. There
are many thiogs to be acquired when you go
abroad it you hare tbe means to travel and
travel only to entertain, but at borne weare de
pending for our happiness and success in life
on those n bo are our neighbors.
My public life can be summed in this
four years in war; two years in the Ohio
Senate and eight years in tbe Congress of
the United States. I will not undertake to
review these years, as tbe.e is not time, but I
can only sty that both in war and peace I
r gave all the powers, physical and mental, that
I possessed. Applause.J He live in a
period that we are not quite just to our
selves. We have gone through a war that
was mest bloody and terrible when com
pared with tbe wars ot other nations and
with the other wars ot this country.
I held in the army a very bumble command
but I witnessed more men killed and wound
ed in that command than fell in the seven
years war ot the Revolution on the side of
the United states and 1 speak ot that because
my command was humble and small. I shall
not dwell on my public life in Congress but
allow me to say this frith reference to a mem
ber's duties in the Congress of the United
States: We look back to see the great men
and are amazed at their history, and what
they have accomplished.
The first House of Representatives had in
it sixty-seven members each representing
about thirty thousand people the wants ot
tbe people and country were few and simple
compared to what they are now the things
that came'up for consideration were very or
dinary in comparison with matters that are in
volved today. There was time for thought,
reflection, study, and all these things, to fit
themselves to perform their duty.
There was in the first fifty years of this
government 8,777 bills and joint resolutions
introduced in the House ot Representatives
covering twenty-five full congresses the
most ot these things were of a simple, plain
character, compared to the present. There was
introduced in the last Congress for considera
tion SfiJT bills to be dealt with. Now a
member cannot be just to himself when he is
representing 154,000 people with their mul
tiplied interests and complex wants, lime
is a thing he cannot command. He has but
twenty-tour hours in a day, and if he accom
plishes anything in the performance ot his
duty be is obliged to spend most ot the twen
ty-tour hours out of his bed. What then is
accomplished must be done by physical en
durance as well as mental application. Now,
my tnends, what little I accomplished has
been, as you know, under the circumstances
connected with the present day. You know.
too, that I was lo. trained either for war or
for politics, but trained as we are in this
western country, and generally over tbe
United States, for a private citizen, and this
would be my excuse to you for any short
comings in my official life.
1 must not turget my distinguished prede
cessors. They furnish a galaxy of illustrious
men lion, samsjn Mason, of this city; Hon,
Moses B. Corwin, of Urbana: Hon. Benj,
Stanton and Hon. W'm. Lawrence, of Belle
foutaine; and again, Hon. Samuel Shellabar
ger, of our city. Their careers cover im
portant epochs in this nation's histoiy.
There are some pleasant things to
be observed that is with ref
erence to our day and generation.
We are apt to oflen hear that we are living
in a degenerate day. This is a grave mis
take. The people of the United States are
better, collectively and individually, than any
other people that live upon the lace of the
earth. Applause. Tbey possess more
strict integrity, more universil boner and
purity, than has ever before been possessed
by any people. It would have been a severe
reflection upon the general education we have
b-cn given if n e had not learned the lesson
that honesty is the best policy. The whole
theory ot nciiersal education would be a fail
ure if we were not better today than we were
when there was less education. Indeed, tbe
light ot the Christian religion would shine in
vain if we wer.e Dot purer and better now
than ever before. I cannot go into the evi
dence of this; for the proof of these thinge
we have monuments all around u-. We take
care of the uulor'unite, the insane, the deaf
and dumb, the blind, the poor, the orphans,
the disabled soldiers, nnd we do it in magnifi
cence in comparison with any other period in
the history of the world. We doit now as a
matter of duty. It is not discu sed any more.
It u ed to be a serious qjestion disiuised in
the bulls of legislation, both State and Na
tional; whether or not it was wie to build up
alms housts, poor bou-e asylums and all
these th'ngs were strious matters discu s d in
he etrly days of this country. In our own
State and in the nation nobody discusses
these questions aiy morj.
Now my kind friends 1 see here men who
are jo'inger than I; men who have before
them mure years ot bope and promise than I
have Sjmeot them I do not know well, but
I hjpe t know them all in the future. To
the young men I extend my warmest thinks
lor their kindness in being present here in
compl ment to me. Theie is sno'her class
who are cld-r than I am, hid more of the
world's experience, and from a number of
Contin jed on third page.
There it a widespread and serious preva.
lence of disorders of the kidneys; and of
various diseases caused by the imperfect
operation of the kidneys and liver. .Accord
ing to Roberts, Thompson, and other recog
nized authorities, kidney disorders ari very
common, but the obscurity of their positive
symptoms is so marked tbat many people, ill
and out of sorts generally, are really victims
of kidney complaint, and tbey and their
physicians do not realize it. Rheumatic
pains, irregular appetite, frequent headache,
chills and fever, "blues." hot aad dry skins,
sour stomach, dyspepsia, irregular action of
the bowels, nervous irritability, muscular
soreness, cramps, languor, impairment ol
memory, loss of virility, are among the pre
liminary evidences of comiag kidney
and liver derangements. As the disease de
velops then follow lame back, swelling
ankles, pale face, scalding sensations, tbe
water sometimes being very light and abund
ant, at others scarce, dark-colored and frothy,
and abounding in sediment, and, under the
microscope, in albumen and tube casts. If
the deranged kidneys are not promptly at
tended to there is danger of tbe terrible
Bright's disease hitherto considered incur
able, which is a consumption or destruction of
the kidneys tbe near approach of which
alarming disorder should awaken tbe liveliest
concern, for it soon hurries one into the grave
unless promptly checked.
Disordered kidneys have the unfortunate
effect also of weakening tbe vigor of the liver,
as indicated if one has, besides the above
symptoms, yellow spotted skin, fat covered
eye balls, frontal headache after eat
ing, burning and itching skin,
cold extremities, hot head, bad circulation of
blood, sick headache, nausea, light colored
evacuations, constipation, piles, variable
appetite and feelings, dizziness, blurred
eyesight, liver-cough, ague, chills, fevers,
wakefulness at night, drowsiness by day, etc
These are some of the commoner symptoms
as laid down by leading medical authorities,
and with them in view one ought not to have
much trouble in ascertaiaing if he ia suffsring
from disorders or these great organs.
These observations have been called forth
by a double-column article which appears in
another place in this paper. Skeptical
of some of the statements made
therein, and at other times, by the
same persons, we have been led to make a
little study of the matter ourselves, with the
above result. These diseases prevail amongst
young and old everywhere, resultiag in terri
ble and untimely deaths; they take off mora
people than epidemics: physicians report
death as occurring from such diseases as ap
oplexy, paralysis, convulsions, heart disease,
pneumonia, fevers, etc when in reality these
disorders are often secondary to Bright' dis
ease and would seldom occur were the kid
neys in healthy working condition. Hence,
from personal knowledge, or from the
trustworthy experience of other competent
judges, we believe there is no preparation
equal to tbe remedy mat is so prominently
mentioned elsewhere in this issue, for pre
venting aid curing the dangerous disorders
of which we have written. It has -had an
extraordinary sale, is every where commended,
tbe record of its work seems indisputable,
its manufacturers are reputed to be men ot
the highest standing. We bold, therefere,
that not to use it, it needed, would be a crime
against one's supremest interests, especially at
this time when, threatened by a fearful epi
demic, it is ot the highest importance accord
ing to Dr. Koch, the celebrated German
cholera specialist, that we keep the kidneys,
liver and digestive organs in healthy action
if the sc.nrge would be escaped.
The General's Coffee Pot.
Gen. M was a good officer. His
division of infantry was well kept in'
band in camp and on the pitched field.
Rail-stealing was a bucking offense,,
and straggling in the presence of the
enemy well nigh a capital one. The
consequence was that method and
promptness characterized all his sub
ordinates, and, from posting a sentinel
to mustering on the battle front, there
was celerity and precision. Perhaps
the best organized corps under the
despot was his household body of de
tailed servants. But above all these,
towered high in authority Jim, tbe
major-domo of the military family.
One moonlit evening, two days be
fore Lee's surrender. Gen. M was
informed by Jim that some' supper
could be gotten at a house near by.
For three days the wagons had not
been np, and the General was anxious
"Jim," said he, as we swept through
the country, now and then pausing to
pick our way across a gully, "how
about the wagons?"
"The wagons, sur, is all rite," said
Jim. rather hesitatingly.
"How about the horse team?" laid
the General. .
"Jes1 leff it, sur, safe an' soun'," was
"And the mule team? My English
coffee-pot is in that, you know."
"Yes," said Jim, "I know. Pretty
rough times for it, too. 'Twas packed
in a hurry, and "
"What!" said the General, suddenly
halting. "You don't mean to say that
anything has happened to my coffee
pot? Why, I wouldn't take a mint of
money for it!"
"Oh, no," replied Jim, "it's all
right; only I'm afraid it's got ram
jammed a little."
"Ramjammed? Thunder and light
ning! Who dared to ramjam my coffee-pot?"
roared the major-general.
"I dunno who's dun it, said Jim,
"You'd better know," said the Gene
ral, as he rode forward. If there was
one man rejoiced at Lee's surrender, i it
was Jim, for, like everything else of
value, the coffee-pot disappeared at
Si I SS'
Colored Men in Washington.
There are 103 colored men in Wash
ington who are worth over 925,000
each, 52 worth $10,000 each, and near
ly 1,000 who pay taxes on 15,000.
George W. Williams, ex-member of the
Ohio Assembly and author of a history
of tbe colored race, is worth 940,000.
Frederick Douglass has S300.00J, and
now lives in and owns a house opposite
Washington formerly owned by a man
who so hated the blacks that he re
fused to sell anything to one of them.
John F. Cooke, Tax Collector of the
District of Columbia, himself pays tax
es on $250,000. John M. Langston,
United States Minister to Hayti, has
$75,000. John Lynch of Mississippi,
who presided so ably at the Chicago
Convention last summer, is very
wealthy. So is Congressman Smalls.
Dr. Gloster left $1,000,000 when he
died, and has a son-in-law worth $150,
000, besides a four-story drug-store in
Xew York. John X Lewis of Boston
makes the clothes of the Beacon Hill
dudes, and did a business last year of
$1,COO,000. Ho was once a slave, and,
ragged and barefooted, followed Sher
man and his troops in their march to
the sea. Cincinnati has a colored fur
niture dealer whoso check is good any
day for $100,000, although twenty-five
years ago he was a Kentur ky slave.
The late Robert Gordon of Cincinnati
owned thirty four-story residences at
the time of his death.
Miss Clara Louise Kellogg contributes
to an Eastern literary periodical an in
teresting paper on the relations between
singing and eating, showing whatstrict
attention the professional singer must
pay to the care of her stomach as well
aa of her throat.
Dr. Carson's Nerve Tonic,
UenbsHlndldnHn.m.r?n' ln mr prVl" for 3!i,-' Tf". ,or ' treatment of S.rrons Prostrw
and blneraVl ! Ur ? -Eh ih- VZS ""T. " "P'nnstorrlicea. lmpotency and all affections of the KMm
SJir d.T, ij DnMiS?.IiSL.lM.llJ,Uh "' bo",nds.who. had it not been for Its timely help.wooldksie ended
SKJIJiHlL:.!0 i i""?'" or b"' "" I"'0 Premslure grsres. 1 am now siTinir uplbe active Drscura
I IM? L?o Sndit0tErhb,'LT0!i11.C. " "f 7 " "" " "f 'n,, f0"-- ' "" rSJSorVhad It put np In
Hand'rSi ' JISiiiirab.JS.,,"U ,n pl."- """"rft ,nt ,nm ooserration. to all pansof the world.
in JJJ'SHr'i, '"""MBlals of positive cures of cases which bu been pronounced Incurable." are now
inc??ai5S's mh.lth.7SS-,"ihd M'WT ,bT "7 ol ,h, !,ERVE 'C- Alanreand varied ei5J
M1 'this iRI S.I?JV2?B'. ''"" lo If tro'MS'"' "I" restore lost vitality more rapidly and perma
SnS!naiorrh.M Iw.7 iS. f '""' w.ekness. especially that of the OenersUve Cntiia. such as
Fanr.V!nf eJL,T "Jf ,.?lpot.e.c-lf- " K9,bWiT eared by it. and often by a tingle boa. Below
SINCLE BOX, SI.OO ; SIX BOXES, 80.OO.
Address t)R. CARSON, 723 Twelfth Street, Washington, D. C.
k. tK?MTe.E,,own ?" Con for severs! yesrj, and we know what lw'statei Tnths sbo've avertisemen't to
ST.-k "T.,ruS ' ?. 'K1, '? "V!"" bands the Tonic has dons much more than the Doctor claims rr lu He
Is an houest and reliable phyiician. W. H. HALE. at. D.
aUltsr Haain am Bon.
Mo are ttrt,i uf iwmvi Mat
fade in tunthtnf ortrtuA
ing veM fiiut the
FOR SALE BY
BEST TONIC. ?
This medicine, combining Iron with pure
vegetable tonics, quickly and completely
Care Dyspepsia, iBtUavwtlaa, Weakness.
Iaenara Blawa, 3
para asieea, jiauana,s.auia aia even,
It is an nnJalllnar remedy for Diseases of the
Kidneys aad IJver.
It is Invaluable for Diseases peculiar to
Tfomen, and all who lead sedentary lives.
It does not Injure tbe teeth, cause headache.or
produce constipation WrronitinficMf oV).
It enriches and purines the Wood, stimulates
the appetite, aids the assimilation of food, re
lievea Heartburn and Belching, and strength
ens the muscles and nerves. .....
For Intermittent Fevers, Lassitude, Lack of
Energy. Acl, it has no equaL
4Ear The genuine baa above trade mark and
crossed red lines on wrapper. Take no other.
it 'rr esown!iiCiLroiLvines.na.
Used herb in dcwtorinjrthe family, and
her simple remedies BIJ CV&K in
most cases. Without the use of herbs,
medical science wonld be powerless ;
and yet the tendency of the times ia to
neglect the best of all remedies for those
powerful medicines that seriously in
jure the system.
is a combination of valuable herbs, care
fully compounded from the formula of
a rscnlar Physician, who used this pre
scription laraely in bis private practice
with great succoas. It is mot a drink.bnt
a medicine used by many physician.
4fr-I is Invaluable for t)faPxP81A,
MIDMXT and LITER COMPZAVrra,
IfXRTOUS MXHAUSTl'IX, WRAJC
KRS3, IXDIOESTIOS, Ae.l and while
carina; will tset hurt the system.
atr. a J. Rhodes, a vell-knowa lrom
Baa of safe Harbor, Fa., writes:
"My son was completely prostrated by fever and
sane. Quinine and barks did him so iced, I
than sent for aUshlert Herb Btttara sad maaaort
tun tbe boy wae quite wsll.-
". A. Schenntrattr. Drngtiat, TIT
"Tonr Bitten,! can say. and do ety.sre pre
serlbed by some of tbe oldest and most prominant
pbyatdans In our dry.
KIBrTT.TIR HEBB BITTXBB CO,
536 Commerce Bt Philadelphia.
Usually develops ln early lifer
and is a peculiar morbid eon
dltion of the system; usually
affecting the glands, often re
sulting in swellings, enlarged
Joints, abscesses, thickening
of the lips, enlarged neck, sore
yes. A scrofulous condition
Is often hereditary, but bad
diet, too free use of fat meats,
bad air, want of sunshine and
nourishing food will induce
It. Some people are troubled
with scrofulous swelling of the
f lands, and with ulcers and
ernels, which may cause very
little pain ; others may have in
ward scrofula, scrofula of the
lungs, scrofula of the spleen,
scrofula of the kidneys, and
scrofula of the bones. BUR
DOCK BLOOD BITTERS will
drive away any case of scrofula
and not to appear in another
place, for their action on the
blood and bowels will carry the
disease entirely from the body.
The OSLT C0B8CT made that can be retnTned by
Its trarehiser after three weeks wear. If not fowia
PERFECTLY SATISFACtORY M
to TeTyr9ixnd Ha rn&nliwdrfb metier Mad
in a rariety of styles and price. Sold by flrst-dasf
dealers everywhere. Beware of worthless lmiSatlooa
me genuine onleM It tiaa Pairs name oa the box.
CHICAGO CORBET CO., Chlcaco. Ill
107 West Mau Street.
R. E. I.OBENHERZ, Propr.
A FIRSTCUSS BAKEHT AND GOIFEGTIQIEBT
INT EVERY BESPECT.
Best Bread ln the city. Three Loaves for 10c.
The la'gest assortment of fine and plain cakes.
Furnishing of Farties, Weddings aad Socials a
staTTslephone consent ioa.
BROH'ij ip I
&&9!!$V &l 1
xa. s j ts nft
Parplcs and "Quaker Style." perfectly fast and reliable.
ALL DRY GOODS DEALERS.
Boom No. S, Arcade Building, Second Floor.
ggTAHXISHEP PT 183&,
Wa. H. Obaxt. Mabtui M. Q
WM. .GRANT'S SONS,
CORNED BEEF EVERY DAY.
Irsl. Baveaa aa
DR. H. R. DOSGH.
ReoMS 16 a 17, Arcade, Springs eld, 0.
Saeelsl Attest) Glnn Operath DenBs
Dr. Frank C. Runyan,
a. 1st KuiHlaakaaraa I;
r atykv at .
Spatial atiectlox tltts to tt lrrsertiag
GEO. H. COLES,
With P. A. SchiBdler A Boa, Fisher Street. Isle
MAVERICK NATIONAL BANK
Accounts of Banks, Banker! and Kenan
tile firms received, and any business con
nected with tanking solicited.
London correspondent, City Bank, "Lim
ited." Aaa. P. Form, Pre. J. W. Wosx, Cash.
Straight Cut No. 1
CIGaBEXTE Smokers who a- willing to pay
little more for Cigarettes than the pries charged
lor tbe ordinary trade Clxaretua will Bad the
RICHMOND STRMBHTGUT 10. 1
BtTPCBIOR TO AIX OTHJCBS.
They an made from the brightest, aaswt deli
eatalT flavorad sad ataHaat coat a-ola laaf
trrama in Virginia, and are absolntaly without
adaltattuiaa or drags.
We use theGesnlae Frwach Rica Fatter, of
onr own. direct Importation, which Is mad espe
cially for us, watr-mswkl with the stof
BichmoiHl Straight Cut Ns. I,
on each Cigarette, without which none are genuine.
imitauens ot tnis Drsna nave oeen puion saje,aaa
Cigarett smokers an cautioned tbat this is the
Old and Ortclnal brand, and te observe that each
lieiMIID SliAISIT CUT CIEUOTES
Bears the Signature of
ALLEN &MNTER, MuirfiKtsrers,
Who an tired ot Calient that fade in sunshine
or washing will find the
PUIS, PURPLES, AMD
perfectly fast and reliable. Ilyouwsnt anhoasst
print, try them. Made ia gnat variety.
I WILL PAY $2.50 PER DAY
To all who work foi me at home. To many I caa
aff ird to pay Dors.
Steady Kmployaaanc. Light, plaaaaat work.
Send postal card to W. W. Bidout, Louisville, Ky
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IS. vjr.nl kind fujuf aff lout.
ksv.tjva eared. laai.S. a. rtrear 1. my fatta fc. ,a .raoafft
thatlwul and TWO SOTTLIS rasa. tor. Sir wit a Vai
DaSLB TSIATn nttli duwaa., lo ..T raffcrar. Otv. to
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KallaM Gardes, Keld aad Flawer Seed.
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menu solicited and prompt mars given.
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