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REPUBLIC, TUESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 1 1887.
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EYEXIXQ AXD WEEKLY.
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TUCS3AT EVfcMNC. FEBRUARY 1. 1887.
The man who Is only smart" frequently
If Senator Iugalls has any enemies, let
thein Kloat over his portraits In the nes
The latest perpetual motion chap has
turned upat Toledo. He will turn himself
down, lu due time.
It Is reported that Senator Warner Miller
has bought an Interest In the Saratoglan.
.Perhaps he Intends to get even with some
body. If Great Britain will take the pains to
discover an American navy, we could al
most afford to give them half, to pay them
for their trouble.
If an Enrfbh foirv obuukl land in Amer
ica our boys would drive them over Into
Canada and let them freeze and starve,
among the blue-novs.
. The local ue;.papersar trying to pave
tha streets of Canton. When they hae
met with a fair degree of success, we would
be dad to have them come over here.
' We already smile In anticipation of tie
disappointment and rage of the oniiiwtidt-r
and men of an EucIMi fleet that shall scour
the was in search of an American navy.
-, How much ill England take for Canada.
anyiMM? Philadelphia Record.
And throw Ireland in. to give good
f Lord Randolph Churchill did one good
tilling by his withdrawal from the cabinet.
"He thwarted the jingo plans of the govern
ment Ha accomplished something el-1,
too. He earned the praise of Gladstone.
If any of the Canadian cruisers wish to
try conclusions with the late John Roach's
Dolphin they will hud her down on the
coast of Venezuela. She Is good for a
dozen or more of them. It she did hat e
such a time of it in citing into the good
k graces of Secretary Whitney.
I The "beauty of the world" is now the
wife of Senator-Wect Cush. Davis, of Min
nesota, but it Is not pleasant to American.
to be told that she has "an English face-''
She is expected to create a sensation at
Washington. CusIl himself is not a bad
: looking man.
Lord IUtidolph Churchill made a reall
great pech in the House of Commons,
Monday night The cable report says:
At the opening of his speech his praise
of Lord Salisbury's foreign policy and the
soundness of th government's legislative
bills for the session, seemed to be leading
up to a complete reconciliation with the
Jgovemment This opinion was strength
ened when Churchill extolled Sir Michael
'Hicks-Beach's efforts In Ireland. After
ward, however, he changed, his tone and
began to strike ail around. He referred to
the weakness on the part of the Irish exec
uUve, attacked the Tories for their reliance
upon the Unionists, charged Chamberlain
with seeking an excuse to desert the cause
of the union, and concluded with r moder
ate yet powerful vindication of the princi
' pies of economy in the national adminis
The whirligig of time changes all things,
and so It seems with Springfield. For a
city that has for years been the banner re
publican city for its size in the state, this
seems to be a big back-down. There are
certainly great hopes for democrats In
Springfield. Cleveland Plain Dailcr.
These great hopes are not based upon
any lack of republican sentiment here, for
It abounds and is the prevailing local senti
ment; but upon the supposition that fac
tions or sections of the republican party
will give their own cause away. If the re
publicans of Springfield act wisely and
unitedly, they can elect a city ticket next
spring by from 500 to 1,000 majority. They
an do it If they will, or they can make an
other as bad a break as lhey did a year airo.
We do not believe they wllL There will be
no excuse for it
The Citizens' Street Kailroad company
will build its proposed Hue from Main,
northward, on Plum street to the cemetery
entrance, as soon as the weather will per
mit The steel rails have already arrived,
and much of the lumber has been sawed,
ready for deliver'- The company will, also,
at the opening of tho season, extend the
31 tin street line westward, to the second
railroad crossiug. When these two exten
sions are completed the company will have
nine and a half miles of road in good con
dition. Eight new open cars are now be
ing built In St Loul and will be received
hsre In Mirch. They will be especially
adapted to Summer service. President
Stroud is now corresponding with parties,
concerning the purchase of horses or mules
to be used on the extensions. When the
new cars arrive the company will have
tuirty cars and will be well prepared for a
rush of business.
Reply to I). M. MurtM.
To the Editor of the Republic:
What a spectacle Indeed Is present!.
when the man, who falsely and maliciously
accued score of our wealthier citizens of
robbery and perjury, refers to the language
of one asking for specifications, as a "mali
cious tirade," There can no cowardice
equal that which is exhibited by making the
charge above referred to, and then refuse to
give a single Individual specification. I am
warranted In making the assertion that Mr.
Bums cannot from any evidence at his
cammand. make a single case of "robber""
and "perjury;" and as an Inducement for
'him to give to the public the benefit of any
knowledge he may possess bearing upon
this point I will secure to him by bond,
one hundred dollars for each case of "rob
. bery" and "perjury" he will sustain against
any of the "scores of our wealthier citi
zens" whom he, in such wholesale manner,
He says the proof of his assertion Is at
the auditors omce. this I deny.
records of certain returns are at said office.
,.lf Mr. Buras's statement of robbery' and
perjury be tme-then evidence must be located at Springfield, O. institute, Iabor
pioducpl to amtradict the statement or re- ,tory and dispensary at 111 South Market
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any knowledge wli.cn will prove the false-
hood cf any return It he can produce any
upon property which he jiossesses. the au
ditor will gladly hear his evidence dud
place the property ou the duplicate.
.Mr. Hums says : I assureu mm mm j
have sufficient "information for all I have
said, not only from the records, but from
other reliable information public and pri
vate." There has not been a scintilla of evidence
produced to show that any man rich or ioor
Is evading taxes!
He further says, "The duty of specifica
tion belongs to others " Why so? 1 submit
to an Intelligent public that the duty of In
dividual specification belongs to the man
who asserts that he knows from "reliable
Information, public and private," that
"scores our wealthier citizens' "perjure
themselves annually" and who Is seeking
to pose as a ilitical reformer!
1 presume that w hen Mr. llunis's jwIit
Ical and official associates were indicted for
certain offenses he was seriously hurt, for
he quotes "Sam Small says. The hit one
howls,'" as he at once set up his infuriated
howl. "Let the called jade wince."
Mr. Burns denies that he made a plea for
Davidson and Williamson, but that "they
would doubtless make the plea." and then.
not waiting for them to make the plea, he
proceeded to make it for them, and quoted
from the record.
Mr. Burns seem greatly worried and an
noyed by the fact that 1 did not choose to
parade my signature in connection with mv
communication to the llErcw.ir.
That is a matter of much less immirtance
to the public than the names of those whom
von denominate robbers ami perjurers.
Mr. Bums has made an unwarranted as
sertion unon unnamed citizens. An un
named citizen asks him to give names of
narties airalnst whom he has "information.
public and private," tnai wouia warrant ms
declaration. Tills he will not do. this he
dare not do. for the reason that his state
ment Is false: and the only reason Mr.
Burn can have for refusing further an
swer without my name is that in this mat
ter lie desires to drop out or sight rather
than meet manfully the situation with
which ho has surrounded himself. It may
1 iwssible that there is capital In
our eountv avoiding taxation and if so. I
have no sympathy with it. and would gladlv
gHe any information in my power to con
vict any of such guilt: and I think it the
duty of ex ery &ml citizen to give any In
formation In his possess'oi, "public or pn
ate " to brimr all such to Justice.
When vou give the names of those whom
you say are robbing the public treasury of
many thousands or dollars, i win give u
you and to the public my name; and I
think, ere lone, when you make your indi
vidual specifications jou will wish from
the depth of your hollow heart and from
the bitter reflections of your shattered brain,
that, instead of I). M. Burns township
treasuier. it had only been Citizex.
SPRINCFIELD IN FLOHIDA.
Intert-Atlng Notes Knnn lnterlaclictt, lor
To the Editor id the K puWte :
On the streets of P.ilatka jeslerday our
ears were greeted witli a verj familiar
"ha! ha!" which searching out we
found proceeded from ex-CouiH-ilinan Win.
Couklln, of Springfield. He and Mrs.
Couklin were cosilj fixed at the Putnam
house, from which place thej go up the
nver to Gorgelown aLd thence lhey
return to Interlachen.
Mr. J. F. Warner of I-agonda arrived
here three days since, and is registerd at
Hotel Iuterlaclien. He lias bought a young
orchard grove of about one hundred trees,
with house aud furniture, and expects to
move his family here the coming season.
If Mr. Warner will bring a few more of his
kind Interlachen will give them a warm
Mr. A. L. Boss, well known in Spring
field, formerly of the Phillips house, Da
tou, Ohio, has now the management of
Hotel Iuterlaclien, with Harry G. Hastings
In the office. VMr. Boss Is after the "miss
ing tourists" atlU It is surmised that Hjtel
Interlachen will get its stare.
Mr. and MtX Hastings have taken rooms
In the elegant new cottage overlooking the
Hotel Pari., built by Mr. Hastings last sum
mer, and ' ill take their meals at the hotel.
The Iuttrlachen Literary club had about
100 present at its weekly meeting at the lio-
parlors, last evening, the club pub-
lish a weekly paper -the 5and Sim
which is read at its weekly meetings. It
has a question box, with question assigned
to its members at subsequent meetings
Recitations readings, dialogues, inter
spersed with music, vocal and instrumental,
make an enjoyable evening. Miss Ellen
W. Bushnell, of Springfield, the critic of
the club, pretty sharply criticised the Sand
Spur last evening, and clearly defined the
prerogatives of an editor one of whicli
was to keep out objectionable matter, as
well as to insert that w hich was desirable.
Among the subjects treated were: "The
Heathen Chinese," by Miss E. W. Bushnell;
"Impressions of Paris,". by George W.
Hastings; "Shikspeare," by Prof. P. G.
Woodruff; "The Tucker Bill." by Warren
Snyder; "The Eastern Question Defined,"
by Miss Bushnell; "Journal of Foreign
France," by Harry G. Hastings, and
A grand concert was held in the Congre
gational church Thursday evening by native
artists, the net proceeds of which were
nearly SG0. The violin solos of Mr. Hugo
Friedlaender, of Springfield, would have
done credit to a professional.
The Interlachen academy, with some
forty pupils, and Mis Bradlej's school for
girls. Indicate the wisdom of the founders
of Interlachen, in laying its foundations
with the church and the school. These
attract the better class, who w ill have no sa
loon, thanks to the local option laws of
Mr. and Mrs. Ho ford are enjoying their
winter home and rows In the "Mayflower"
on Lake Lagonda. Miss Bushnell. as above
indicated.is a great accession to the literary
and social ilfe of Interlachen.
Mr. 1- Holiuan is raising strawberries,
already pretty well grown, notwithstanding
a few frosts.
Hugo Friedlaender, of Springfield, runs
Interiachen's hardware store and will be
tho shipper of strawberries from this place
north, beginning about the middle of Feb
ruary. Marshfield Steele and family will be here
Win. Freebome, from near Akron. Ohio,
is one of Interiachen's live men, and its S.
Unless Springfield might think her colo
ny is still in the woods, there are in us
some twenty pianos and organs In tin
place, besides various other instruments of
mus'c. and the subject of a music hall is
already being agitated.
Lagonda lake has nearly a dozen sailing
craft on its bosom.
The mercury stands at present writing
7S degrees in the shade, and straw hats amt
light dresses, and button-hole bouquets, are
Mrs. Ira Wallace is improving in till
genial climate, and is getting to be expert
with the oar. Lake Ligonda ha great at
tractions for her.
Mrs. Wickes and daughters, former!
from Slaiietn. Odin, have made Inter
lachen their permanent home.
A syndicate of Boston gentlemen have
recently purchasnl over 000 acres ne-tr In
terlachen, and will erect handsome suburlv
an residences, connecting the same witu
the station by horsecars. Trust the readers
of the old KEi'fiit.ir it sounds better and
reads better under the old name will be
interested in the movements of one of her
colonies, in the sumiiier-Iand. The writer
hopes that a giant excursion to Interlachen
from Springfield maybe inaugurated before
the frost and snow leaves her streets.
Special arrangements .for an economical
stay here will be made, J3f ".Vo lots fur
tale except to tlioe who irld fmprorr,
3Iy Lm linn Grown so Very l-'alr,
The envy of every girl;
The secret now 1 will declare,
'Tis In Chaplin's Liquid Pearl.
The terms "Never despair" and "While
there's life there's hope" are the mottoes of
Dr. McMunn. Treats his patients to cure
them, and uses without prejudice or regard
compllsh that result A man of 25 years
successful experience, consultations In
noptfin nplw mall fisu. ti oil ts,rn,-,n,,
street Hours 8 a, tn. to 9 p. m.
The British ship, Blair Athol, foundered
Twenty were lost
Hiring Profrnlonal Darke) to Amine
rmhlonabl Oueitt The Programme.
KiTtv HTmrtant faced, beaming eyed chil- '
dreu sat clow together in the largo drawing
room of a luxurious house In Thirtyixth
street, a minutes walk from hum avenue,
one afternoon last Meek. Behind them itood
and sat as many more of their elder brothers I
and sisters and mothers rnd fathers, the
crowd winding itself out into the broad hall
and even reaching up far on the wide stair
case. All eyes were on the curtains conceal- I
Ing one end of the room It was sunshine I
ouUide, but the great window curtains wtro
dropped and the room was brightened from .
candelabra and chandelier.
The little men anil women duln t know ex
actly wliat there was behind that mysterious
curtain, nor did any of the graver folk, ex
cept a few who hail own let into the preeious
secret They guessed there were to be private
theatricals, but when 4 o'clock was chimed
and the curtain were drawn to either side all
tliatwas revealed was a crescent of wven
empty chairs. A pianist in a vomer struck a
chord an-lin filed a line of black faced men
in sombre evening dns, with KnickerlmckriM
and black silk stockings and silver buckled
" whispered a youngster, ,
with a giggle, to a
httle girl by uis sule, and
as he sjwke tho melody of -My Old Kentucky
Home, in rich tenor tones, rose locoiiurin
the voungster's surmise.
Minstrel entertainments in private houses
are gotten up chiefly to amusotho younger
element, and incidentally they add variety to
tho routine of those who are in the full rush
of social life. The first private minstrel en
tertainment was given by a group of Dock
stoder's artists just before Christmas week,
and since then nearly a dozen shows have
been presented in houses in Madison and
Fifth avenues and other homes of Murray
hilL The programme liegins with songs and
dialogues, nnd -gags" touching society foibles
are cleverly worked In. The first lrt ends
with a comical -finish," and then some
5)eeialties in singing, dancing and banjo
playing are given, followed by a pathetic
reeitatk-n, the whole closing with a short
burlesque. The oddity of a minstrel show in
a private drawing room has been picked up
as being far more entertaining than private
theatricals, for private theatricals are getting
to lie almost c lwre, and besides require so
much preparation for their successful pre
sentation. The programme is specially pre
pared, and after it is all over the little ones
are wild to go to the impromptu dressing
room and soo how the whito men make them
selves darkeys. New York Tribune.
THE FASTER'S FIRST DINNER.
Merlatti'a Knlle and Fork Idle Eren
After the Fifty Day Fat.
Merlattl. contrary to expectation, accom
plished his extraordinary fasting feat, which :
commenced fifty days before. There has '
been some loubt as to his having completely
fulfilled tho terms of his engagement, since '
ho began to take a little chemically prepared i
wino at 5:30 oclock one afternoon, thestipu-
latod timo being 0:30. Ho was also given (
somo pepsiim and meat powder, but his
stomach rejected them. Tho wine, however,
did him good, and he was able to swallow it '
in repeated gulps and with infinito relish.
to the opinion ol somo ot mo
.liv-tnn lie will be unablo to cat on v solid
fo,l ff.T-twentv.firo .lavs to come,
Those who flocked to tho Grand Hotel
recently for the purpose of seeing the Italian
take his first installment of nourishment were
rather disappointed at finding, not the corjiso
,:,. -t.;,U !...,. ..-r.,.1 l.i.t r mnii
still apparently in health and spirits, although
languid in body and amende in feature.
Merlatti was propped up on pillows and re
clined on a couch, near which were exhibited
some of his drawings. A long counter kept
the frequent and inquisitive crowds of men
and women who thronged to see him from
approaching too near his resting p-ace. Tho
comparative healthi-A of the man's a ppear
anco after so long n fast can only bo attribut
ed to tho fact that the pangs of hunger aro
mitigated and intermittent after the first five
or six: days. Thus, when I first saw Merlatti
there wi a strong expression of pain on his
face, and his eyes were of an unnatural
brilliancy. Thcso symptoms were quite con
sistent with his case, because the agony of
hunger is most acuto in the earlier stages of
suffering. Since then he lias been in a state
of languor and exhaustion, varied occasion
ally with feverishness, pains in the head,
frenzied dreams and touches of madness.
Latterly he had begun to suffer more
severely in the head and stomach, but his
energy has enabled him to persist in his de
termination to tho bitter end. Efforts were
of course made to make him break Ids fast a
fortnight ago, yet there is every reason to
believe that he has done his best to subsist on
nothing during the fifty days but the filtered
water. I left Merlatti this evening at tha
banquet, over which he presided, in the
Grand Hotel. Every seat at the tables was
full, and nearly one hundred guest's, among
them being some women and children, were
present The Italian sat among tho mem
bers of the medical committee, a lady being
on his left He seemed to regard the rich
viands, appetizing sauces and sparkling
wines spread out in profusion liefori him
with a half sad, half amused air, but lu:
knife and fork were silent amid the clitter
of plates and the popping of champagne.
Paris Cor. London Telegraph.
Uaniih the Kailroad Stove.
For tho last forty years, since railroads
have been equipped with heavy cars and
run at high rates of speed, scarcely a year
has passed without the loss of lifo from burn
ing car wrecks. The method of heating cart
now Is substantially the same as it was forty
years ago. Each car has a stove, and the
only improvement yet made is a better system
of securing them more firmly and putting
them in a sort of metal casing. But the be
ginning of the present year has shown again,
and with horrible emphasis, that the precau
tions against the burning of wrecked cars
are totally inadequate, and that the present
system of heating should be superseded by
something radically different
The method employed upon tho elevated
railroads in this town shows that a train of
cars can be perfectly heated without the os
sibility of fire in case of accident. That
method consists in a pipe furnished with
steam from the locomotive, and it serves th
whole train, each car being heated equally
from end to end. It is a very simpie plan,
and it should be adopted upon all railroads.
There would bo another very great ad
vantage in the use of this system. As it is
now, the brakeman tends the stove, and as
he has other duties, ho piles on all the oo.il
the stove will hold and lets it go. The usual
rtt-ult is that when there is any fire at all it
is a roarer, enough to roast anvthing as far
away as the sixth row of seats and to give
all the passengers headache. But if the en -
gineer controlled the heating he would bo
able to regulate it with more constant atten -
tion and more disinterested iudrment. Bv
next ysar there should not be a single sto e
in use in a passenger tram in this whol-
country, nnd if tho present engines are not
big enough to supply the additional steam
required bigger ones should be put in their
places. New York Sun,
New Method or ltiver Mining.
A novel way of river mining is now being
carried on near tho Garibaldi Mining com
pany's property on the Stanislaus river two
mile below Kobinson's Ferry. The plan
consists of a scow twenty by sixty feet on
which is placed a steam engine and boiler of
fifteen horse jtower with a powerful suction
pump attached. The pump not only throws
an immense stream of water, but at the
same time draws the sand, rocks and gra el
from tho bed of the river at the rate of fifty
tons per hour. The pump discharges into
the head of a flume running the entire length
of the scow, and drops the material, less the
gold, some ten feet away from tho stern of
the lioat. Any largo rocks that may ob
struct the free working of the pump ore
hustled out of the rsy in short order by
large aud jxiwerf ul derricks. As the Stanis
laus river is noted for its leavy gold deposits
the results can hardly fail to meet if not
greatly exceed, the anticipations of the Chi
cago capitalists who have it in charge.
Calaveras (CaL) Prospect
Harper's Weekly tells of a well known
novelist from New York who withdrew
his account from a bank because the teller
bad a way of throwing down his pass book
when he made a deposit that was "un
speakably irritating." Chicago Herald.
A boat containing fourteen persons has
been successfully worked on the Seine
by artificial wires acting on the air and
propelled by a rotating whtel
EAGLES IN INDIANA.
THF KINrt OF THE AIR DESCRIBED
BY AN UNFRIENDLY SCIENTIST.
Hie Mot Cruel or A)' Feathered llob
txrs 1I! Cowardly Attaeki on IlloOen-
lie Animals The Head Tree An
"A great many persons," said Professor
Collctt. "who are considered well informed,
seem to think there are no eagles in Indiana.
I Tho truth is we ha e quite n number, a great
I many more than wo need. It was that sen
I sible old utilitarian, Benjamin Franklin, who
I suggis-tiil the turkey as our national bird,
I objecting to the proud engloaiuui-epublicaii,
1 becauso lie had lioen appropriated as the ein
1 blem of sovereignty by n number of mon
i archical powers. The oet and tho seer
1 lmve given their finest fni.cies nnd inspira
1 tions to honor this bird, which, after all, is
! the most cruel of nil feathered robbers.
Sometimes lie is no daintier than tho buz
zard, nnd wjll gorge himself with the vilest
,ii-iiit, A lo 1ns rnieltv. he takes Mtecial
,,oIiht 'in attacking some of the most harm-
, nt), imioct.Ilt nnimni H.
He will pick out
the eves of lamlis, ninnrently more as n tor
ture tiuin for fosl. I have never heard of a
1 case in Indiana where man. woman or child
was attacked by an eagle. In my own
neigiiboi hood, in Vermilion county, I have
known an eagle to tear out tho eyes of a
! dozen lambs, frightening the ewes and keci
ing hem nt a distance Ify Mapping their
M)T COWARntT, bct w.utv.
"I never knew nn eagle to attack an ani
mal that was caiable of-csistanco. Not
that I mean to say ho if cowardly, but he is
wary. Tho eagle, as commonly known, is a
solitary, melancholy bird. Ho is usually
seen nlono in his flights, soaring at o great
height, lieciiuso his e)e Is cajiaUe of measur
ing great distances. Their nests are built of
coarse sticks or brush, not well put together,
on tho top of an inaccessible rock or some
tall monarch of tho forest It is commonly
believed that the occupation of such a tree
for the nest of nn eagle causes its death;
hence, in story and In pictures the eagle nest
tree is always shown as a dead tree. It is not
true that the eagle's occuianey kills the tree,
but he chooses a dead or leafless tree for tho
purposes of observation. Besides, the eggs
in the nest may have enemies not merely
animals, but birtls, like jays and crows.
"I have little doubt that jtersons occasion
ally see eagles and mistake themfor other
birds, tho eagle being so rare. Perhaps,
however, many of cur oldest inhabitants
have not seen more than one or two innhfe-
time. It seems that the eagle, hko the wild
red man, requires a largo hunting ground.
; By a sort of arrangement a territory of five
' or ten miles square is n-Kigned to n pair of
eagles, though they do not sail in company.
' They nl'-oys keep the samo territory nnd the
i same nesting place.
I "We have in Indiana tho lad and the
golden eagles, the former tho uiore common,
the latter extremely rare. Frequently the
females and young moles of silvered or bald
eagles are mistaken for tho golden and other
species. Ail males of tho bald family arc
ornamented with a white crest after attain-
the age of 2 years. Before Hint age they
I cannot readily Is) distinguished from the
j females in their more somber plumage. For
I many years I had seen but few eagles, so I
i was surprised to learr. that on an adjoining
; farm to my own in Verruihoti county, In-
I diflTVI Within tWO mil of 111V rtsideUCe.
' there was a bald englo assembly that it was ,
held there every night, nnd wa the center
to which eagles came from a distance of
more than fifty miles in all directions, for u
flight of fifty miles or more is nothing to
this mighty winged bird.
ItEETI.NO FOB, COUXSEL.
"They came in the dusk of the evening,
and doubtless met for counsel and direction
more than ruero companionship. As the
birds camo in one after anotlier there would
be shrieks of welcome and noise very start
ling to the listener. This national congress,
as I call it, has existed for a period that the
mind of man runneth not to the contrary.
The roosts aro on lofty, bare limbed syca
mores in a very solitary place. By actual
count these togles numbered fifty-three, of
which twenty-four were males ami the re
mainder either females or males tliat had
not reached tho age of wtaring tho white
'Vhy don't eagles increase in number?
IVell. everybody who gets a chance to kill
an eagle docs so. Another reason is that
their nests are so badly built as not to fur
nish security to eggs in caso of storm, and
they ore thrown down and the eggs broken.
I noticed in a paper that an eagle had re
cently been killed in Greene county, I
think it was that measured eleven feet four
inches from tip to tip. I had a wounded
eagle for a pet for some time. Ho had a
broken wing and could not fly. He would
hold a live chicken with one set of claws and
tear it into shreds. He was turned loose in
a garden and fed regularly every day. Cats,
possums, and coons kept at a respectable
distance from the wounded king of tho air,
and it was unlucky for any strange dog to
get within his majesty's clutch. He never
could escape without leaving a slight testi
monial in the way of hair or hide behind
him. Tho brilliancy of the eye of the eagle
when angry is wonderful, it is dazzling
and magnificent in its fury." Indianapolis
The Azorean Peasantry.
tVith exports falling off and no manu
facturing interests to sieak of the condition
of the Arsrean peasantry is deplorable. To
add to these evils most of the islands are
overpoptlnted and wages are extremely low,
unskilled, labor nt times commanding no
more tlian 15 or 20 cents of our money per
day. Of course, the cost of living is very
little, or people could not exist on these
wages; but it is only a bare existence that
the poorer classes obtain. Their food is of
tho coarsest description, their clothing con
fined to a few girments of cheap material,
and their houses are almost bare of furni
ture. Many of these houses are unfloored,
and havo not even a tabic or cliair. Tho
women sit on rugs of native linen spread
flat on tho floor, and their children ore al
lowed to run entirely naked or with one
looso garment reaching from tho shoulders
to tho hi)s.
It is no wonder that, under the circum
stances, great numbers of the islanders emi
grate. Thousands havo gone to the Sand
wich Islands and to America, where tho
great majority settle in California, and
more are going every year. The Portu
guese laws ivgulating emigration ore very
strict, aud no young man over lb years of
, age is allowed to go away unless ho has
! served in tho army, stood a draft, or will
' furnish bonds in 100 to come back and
, servo if drafted. These laws are frequently
' evaded, and tho business of taking off -con
trabaud" tasscngprs by Amonean whalers
and other vessels is as common as smuggling.
Cor. Boston nerald.
trzucers of the Salvation Army.
IChicapo Tribune 1
Minute instructions are gven to the off!
cers of the Salvation Army bow to behave,
what to read, what to wear, aul as to mar
riago. Tbey may not marry or court the
first year, and may n-t become engaged at
any time without ths consent f the general.
As to reading, tbey are told that it is bitter
not to read secular newspapers; tut if they
do look at them, it is to be only a look.
They are to reaJ no novel, to avoid all tha
ordinary religious books, all the twaddle,
and trash, and goody-gooly, milk-and-water
stutf, and confine themselves to the
Kible, general orders, the hymn booK and
Xew York Ileraklj
Robert Collyer tell- us of one of the best
and wisest things Oen. Grant ever said
Men are more scarce than berries'' aiJ the
soldier, with the brevity that is Ivgotten of
The hero Is apt to be linear he goes fur
ther in one direction than any of his fellows;
but tha man who. according to Grant, U
scarcer than heroes, is oue wtio is great all
round the circumference of duty and
achievement Heroism is sometimes born
f a single noble impulse; true manhood ii
the calm result of strong con fictions. Grant
What Silas Cleveland Saya.
Rose Elizabeth Cleveland in her last.
poem talks abou. the "pulpy, pretty
women of tho period." She also says:
"A man is just precisely what his food
, will make Mm."
THE GREAT FUR
see -KrjEiAjr $1.00 "wtij-mIL, iBizrsr.
SULLIVAN, THE HATT
nL,A.OOT3DA. SOTTSE BLOCK.
I am offering some excellent bargains in good, honest, well-made and desirable clothing for the season.
tock of Men's Business and Dress Frock and Sack Suits, cheap. A complete stock of Boys' and Children's
stock of Men's Business and
Dress Suits, real bargains.
The goods are fresh, and cannot
Good lt4-u!U Id K-ry r.:n
I). A. Hralford. wholesale piper dealer
of Chattanooga. Tenn.. writes that he was
seriously afflicted with a severe cold that
settled on his iiinas: bad tried mtny reme
dies without benefit. Being Induced to try
Dr. Kiiik's New Discovery for Consump
tion, did so. and was entirely cured by the
use of a few bottles. Since which time he
has used it in his family for all coughs and
colds, with best results. This Is the expe
rience of thousands whose lives have been
saved by this wonderful discovery. Trial
bottles free at Ludlow .v Uo. s drug store.
An Knd to Hone .Scraping;.
Edward Shepherd, of Harrisburg. III.,
says: "Having received -o much benefit
from Electric Hitters. 1 feel it my duty to
let suffering humanity know it Have had
a running sore on my leg for eight years;
my doctors told iub I would have to have
the bone scraped or leg amputated. I used.
Instead, three bottles of Electric Bitters and
seven boxes Bucklcn's Arnica Salve, and
my lg is now sound and well." Electric
Bitters are sold at 50c a bottle, and Buck
len's Arnica Salve at 23c per box, by Lud
low & Co.
The Best Salvk in the world for Cuts,
Bruises. Sores, Ulcers. Salt Rheum, Kever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains,
Corns, and all skin eruptions, and positively
cures Piles, or no pay required. It Is guar
anteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 25 cents per box. For
sale by Charles Ludlow & Co.
There is no one article in the line of med
icines that gives so large a return for the
money as a good porous strengthening plas
ter, such as Carter's Smart Weed and Bella
onna Backache Plasters. 47r
The Wonderful Henllng Properties of
Darby Prophylactic Fluid.
Whereve' a preventing, healing, cleans
ing and deodorizing injection or wash is
required use Darby Prophylactic Fluid.
Any inflamed surface, external or Internal,
treated w ith the fluid will be quickly re
lieved. It has effected cures that had re
sisted the best medical skill.
AdTice to MoUiers.
Mrs. WInslow's Soothing Syrup, for chil
dren teething. Is the prescription of one of
the best female nurses and physicians in
the United States, and has been used for
years with never-falling success by millions
of mothers for their children. During the
process of teething its value Is incalculable.
It relieves the child from pain, cures dysen
tery and diarrheca, griping in the bowels
and wind colic By giving health to tbt
ehlld it restathe mother. Price 25c a bottle.
A Kink and (lEXtr.ors Dkeil- Rev. A.
Barber, superanuate member of St Louis
Conf. M. E. chuich, writes from Moral),
Kansas: "This recommendation Is written
without solicitation from anyone; but 1 owe
it to those similarly afflicted to say that by
the use of the Shaker Extract of Roots
(Siegel's Syrup) I was cured of an obsti
nate and almost fatal indigestion both
stomach and livet being completels torpid.
I was redced to a living skeleton. Friends,
family and physician had given me up. 1
was keeping the spark of life alive with a
diet of raw eggs and milk. Now both
stomach and liver are performing their
functions. I have manr friends in Western
Ohio. N E. Iowa and S.W. Mo. who would
like to know this."
Tiik HoxksT Shake", although hedoes
not boast of his purity, always makes goods
that can be relied ujion; for instance, his
Shaker Extract of Roots (Siegel's Sjrup) is
really a valuable article. It is not recom
mended as a cure-all, but as a remedy for
one single disease, viz: Indigestion, in
which disease it works like a charm.
It is an acknowledged fact, by a multi
tude of exierlencetl witnesses, that Dr.
Teague's Great Medicated Air Inhalent
Remedy will positively cure catarrh, asth
ma and all bronchial and pulmonary affec
tions In almost every instance. No mode
of treatment so convenient or effectual. A
trial is sufficient to convince the most skei
tical of its wonderful merits. Call for cir
culars. For sale by M. W. Webb .fc Co.,
Arcade drug store.
The next of a series of grand monthly
excursions to California leaves Springfield
via the I. 1!. & W., Tuesday and Wednes
day, Feb. Sth and 0th. Choice of seven
different routes going or returning. The
I.II. & W. runs the world renowned Wood
ruff combination sleeper and reclining
cliair cars in charge of competent conduc
tors and jHirters on all its through trains to
the east and west. The services of a con
ductor and even a porter are dispensed
witli in the chair cars of competing lines
which are free to holders of first and second
class tickets. Stop and fully copsider these
facts, and you will readily arrive at the
conclusion that no other line from Spring
field offers to the traveling public such In
ducements as can be had by taking the I.
It. & W. route. It is the short line to the
west, has the most jierfect through car ser
vice anil without exception runs the hnest
sleeping and reclining cliair cars in the
United states. Hear all this lu mlml, and
before arranging for a trip to California or
any point in tiie west, kindly call on the
undersigned. Our rates are always rock
boltoni and our accomodations equaled by
no other line from here.
D. II. Roach, Wm. Heffermax,
Gen. Ag't. Tk't Ag't
Persons contemplating a trip to Califor
nia on or about the 9th of Keburary, will
find it to your Interest to call at "o. " Ar
cade, Springfield, Ohio. ,
Dress Frock and Sack suits, cneap. a complete stocx or uoys ana onnaren s bcnooi ana
A full line of elegant Overcoats at greatly reduced prices. Men's, Boys" and Children's
be surpassed for style or fit. My stock
TEN PER CENT. CHEAPER.
OOTf?.2TJlTR :m:AI3ST .AJSTP LA-PIHZET STS.
DlSTKGGCHED LHJUS WHO USE IT.
It la th vrrf bt krvMrttJo ! Wr mr md,
klA Cor thm f Uf I stVall mm otW.
Lcrto, Exk.JiMl.l'?- S-ndfaUMsftitelra
Vjr tJw & MMiwr, fir U jw "Uci
1'iau." Bj sW f M1m ruil, 41, rBu.au.
I fiivl It far Mfr W U m I gwnUj brlaf
Clar Louise Kellore.
It Htm me pi iw to U my uu l tS lfc j
of thuM who hl tJr.ty nwiwnrnAid ytwr
Lkii-ii I t, " wi to iw tt Mtlcfactloa H
Tor tfcr kMNts, irtiw aj ,wk 1 Sb4 tt npirtor ta
mjj conxirtlr, u U durt v4 nam ftff om tlw pma)a.
Jessie. Victoria &nd Hosin V
W tNa M pImmt toaJJomr iMmaeUIa rf
ft) prperkif tnrriu m ft cuailk tit lb cvcopluta.
w uvtOMciiiviu nunuwunn.
T rJnJ rrtrrr LtOrtn I a t ' nmai nrvTiVsat, I
w3uul cvrutol j rmMM4 It to y Wy frWod.
1 roniltW It far Miwriof to so vtfcl C It Uad
a Km la l&U coutry.
Ktl TTwr Lnici 1bai tatatka t-Mtsrb-
rl I no- .
Mrs. D. P. Bowers.
EmhtMtl- aaUkiVliOT u & m.iiiilli ml fr
trvm tsfer&xw ilcu, for wfckfc 1 cbcerfkUT fw
CoeattWr tt to k tha Ut ! ftw V aV4. T
fcT nrr MrJ. 1 rordUUy rmuBn4 tt to 11 mr
trwoda 11 tk public fB-rUj.
lency c js ,uwtk.
TOT btUtirVllir Ida hwiiaiLa -tl1tt Ium, La
ll Ua yoor V Ljqcio Piaju. " b UtoM&Mniek.
EXPRESSED FREE: 2 large 75c bottles.
white or pint, for 81.50. lo many points 1 bot
tle tor 75?. iTryyour druKCist first.) Boxed
secure from obser rat tons. Champlix . Mfu.
Co.. 115 Fulton St , X. Y
P.S. Mention this pajxsr.
Sick HewHcha sad relieve all the troable race
cent to s bilious uts of the Tte. och u Dis
zmess, Kan-es, Drowsinoi, Dlttreu after eUbir,
Pain In the Side, e Wbila their BonraatrK
tilt socctu hu beat shown is en ring
3e&duhe,jTt Cut ertUttleUrer Piastre waiff
i the llrer
indrtgalite the bowels. Kicnltlhcjonijcana
Ache thry wenld bhnot priceless to then wha
tuifcr irom this distressing complaint ; bat 1 orta
utelr their goodness does no t end here, and tboie
fi thebane of so many llvei that here It whew w
make oar great boait Oar pills care It while
Carter's Little Llrer PD1 are very mall a4
very easy to tale. One or two pilla make a dose,
Thrr are atrictly vegetable and do not gripe or
parjre, bat by their gentle action rJM allwho
osethetn. la vials at 5 cents; Ave for ft Bold
b j droggiats crcrywbrie, or seat by mail.
"iRTER mrmrrn; ro..NwTort
ACTIVE fluctuations In the market offer op
portunities to speculators to make money in
ttraln, stocks, bonds and petroleum. Prompt
personal attention Kiven to orders received by
wire or mall Correspondence solicited. Full
luformatlon about the markets In our book,
which wilt be forwarded free on application.
H. D. KYLE, Banker and Broker.
SS Broad and 34 New Streets. New York City
1 ha eapottlTo remdr for tba atxTdljM;bTata
1M thmaiitlof cas of lb went kind unl of loec
landing h brj cured. 1dJ1. mo tror ! tny ftltD
la tti rtSdurj, that I will tend TWO V0TTLK3 FRXK,
to&vtber ltli a VALUABLE TREATISE on lb la tfUMM
totuif soffortr. GlTtprriaaod r. O. addrea.
OtT.A-aLOCPK, 111 rerlg.aNv Toek
practk, nay b parfartlr r
rlMd by Um saw Cvwlfrl
a aaaaaaaaaBmaa CIBI WmmrMMm CW W
BaBBaBaaHaaHB our ow nioatfaMd M Oada to
IImUH." AbtKtal Nrmj, Jddraa to Crlt
nodical Clla.Sc, U iUH &C. 2U T.
JkX J JLTr CAXLYlteHlY
171. nero urti uiaeQrary. x aoo naa ot i
CarM A.XTHUHHOXXX.I1 obj Mrtmnuiti
HELD IN TIE STtTE BF OHIO
is large and
rr - -v - JT
E1STER.1 OHIO AGHTS,
BOOTS nd SHOES
REAL ESTATE and Personal Property, prepar
atory to making a change in business and location.
$25,11 WORTH OF BOOTS UNO SHOES
Will all be sold as fast as a Sweeping Reduction in Prices
and Honest Representation as to quality will do it
Men's Solid Seamless Vamp Congress,
Ladies' Fine Button Shoes, worked holes, $1.
A rare chance for investment, or to engage in business.
Our stock is the best selected in thN city and it, with our
established trado aud good will, is for sale, together with
the desirable business property wa occupy, an I other real
estate in this city, Urbana and elsewhere. Will sell -tock
or property sep irate or together, on easy term--. Or will
sell stock and lease property for three to Ave yi-ars.
EVERYBODY COME AND SEE US.
HLlsTOE & CO.,
NO. U WEST MAIN' STREET. - SPRINGFIELD. OHIO.
COAL! COAL !
C. R. JOHN & CO.
WHOLESALE AJfl) RETAIL DEALERS IX
ALL KINDS OF COAL:
Hurrj's Shaft and Emma Mine; Jackson Coal a Specialty.
Also, best grades of Cannel, Hocking and Anthracite.
OFFICE : Corner Mechanic and Washington Streets.
TELEPHONE NO. 254.
WILLIS & SON,
GAS AND STEAM FITTERS,
PUMPS SEWER PIPE,
RUBBER HOSE, SEAM FITTERS' SUPPLIES, &c.
2STO. 2Q SOUTH LILESTOISTE STJ
I know my prices are fully
ONE PRICE CLOTHIER,
I dam rfrcinr. .Tt??jlJ
i i - a-TMll
Sheet Metal in any form
. rv-"UN IRON.