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REPUBUC, SATURDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER!- 1887.
HiwToii, Kept. 19 The Ixgna faBi
wr all talented. Elira Logan, tbe eldest.
wa dramatic -r whom the eMerlv the
ater goer raruember only to praise. Olive h
well known as a writer an 1 lecturer, whila
CWlia, tha ablest and most unassuming of all,
baa made an honored name in journalistic
literature, both in Una country and Europe.
A distinguished politician, who was a lieau
In the days when tha Log"" sisters "ere un
named and famous lclles. speaks with
aparkling ejea of the beauty of th
Logan sisters "They were like a
family of splendid tigers, ith their
lawny liea.li and changeable eef," lie
laid, "and Celia was the one I admired most.
In addition to Is'ing liandaonie she had an
air of gentleness about ber peculiarly attrac
tive." This air of gentleness has not left Celia
fiwt Sweet and gracious manners are
hen. The. tawny
hair and change
able eyea are tha
same, too Al
though born in
begnn her literary
work in London,
where she filled a
position in one of
the principal pub
lishing bouses as a
critical reader of
submitted to the
house, and a cor
rector and im
prover of those vc-
cwpted by it- Mots of them w ere works of
Action: but some wero scientific, which "loC
very woman, or man either, engaged in
literary work could hare taken bold of. At
this time she met socially as well as profes
sionally many of the then prominent men
sad women of letters of London, by whom
aba was recognized as one of the brightest in
tb profession Charles Ilcade was one of
her aincerest friends. She it was who sug
gested to him the ending for l'ut Yourself
la His Place. She also assisted him in pre
paring the chapter which describes the flooiL
While in London and subsequently during
several years residence in France and Italy,
Miss Logan was a regular correspondent of
The Boston Saturday Evening Gazette and
Toe Golden Era of San Francisco, journals
which then held high literary prominence and
njoyed a particularly sunny heyday of pros
perity. She also won considerable fame as a
writer of short stones for the magazines of
"England and this country.
She married abroad during our civil
war, but returned to this country soon after
It ended and has remained here ever since,
be lived in Washington, writing stones and
corresponding for several journals. At length
she became associate editor of Don Piatt's
paper. The Capital, so distinguished at that
time as the wittiest and most speak your
mmd journal in existence Many of the
vigorous editorials which made it famous
ware written by Celia Logan, though, of
coarse, that fact was only known within Tha
Capital office, and to a few outsiders who
war closely connected with the career of The
Capital As is the case of hundreds of other
Journalistic writers, it has been her fortune
to do much of ber best work in this imper
sonal way, and so lose the credit of what
would have made her famous.
In addition to ber original writing she
has done ma eh excellent work as a translator
from the French and Italian. Curiously
sough, her first efforte in that field were
made in converting American war news from
English into Latin. She lived in Milan,
Italy, during our late war. The facilities of
the Milanese press for obtaining American
war news were then much below what was
demanded by the importance of the occasion.
Miss Logan was known as one of the literati,
and as it was understood that she regularly
received news from ber own country con
cerning the struggle which then engrossed
the attention of the civilrxed world, the direc
tors of the Milanese press appealed to ber for
aid. Not then being sufficiently acquainted
with Italian to translate into that language,
and English being a sealed book to Milanese
Journalists, a compromise suggested by her
was tned and proved to be a happy solution
of the difficulty. She first put the American
war news into Latin and then the journalist
turned the Latin into Italian.
Another important branch cf Miss Logan's
literary work bas been the rewriting, adapt
ing and translating of plays. As m the case
of so much of her editorial work, the credit of
what aha has done in this direction has gone
to others, who have won fame and fortune
by her combined literary and dramatic tal-1
of. One of her works, the drama, "An
American Marriage, " bas been eminently
successful in winning both the plaudits of tha
public and the approbation of the press. Her
intimate relations with the stage have given
ber unusual advantages for critical judgment
upon it and literary work pertaining to it,
8b contributed to The Sunday Dispatch a
few years ago a long series of artu-l under
the totle, "These Our Actors," whK.li at
tracted much favorable comment.
A a poet Miss Logan first becasae know-.
Borne of her earlier versified production en
title her to rank with the best of America'
minor poets. Her mind is analytical, uio.o
logical than is generally expected of woman.
Her style in writing, though graceful ansT
replete with charming fancy, is condense!
and forceful in consequence of ber JournaV
istio training For several years past she
ha been a resident of New York, but m now
in Alexandria. Va. Not being blesse-J with
a good health as in the past, she dce less
writing than she did a lw year, ago
Lmwjmw Tanderpoel'a Strategfu
Faw lawyers in active practice u.U as
many warm personal friends among tn:e
fellow members of the bar as did tbe let
Aaroa J. VanderpoeL Despite the energy
with which be advocated a cause, and me
miircfl vigor with which he assailed hia
opponent clients when occasion require!,
the generous and friendly feeling between
hita and tbe lawyers on tbe otLor ulnzxntj
seemed to be lost.
One in a while, however, be could j t re
sist a temptation to take advantage. an
antagonist' personal weakness. In an im
portant case, involving immense coqioraia
intaresta, tned before a jury more than a
year ago, the side that Mr. Vanderpoel was
retained on was gradually losing ground be
for lb facta and arguments of tbe opposi
tion. Then, remembering the irascible dis
position of the leading opposing counsel. M :.
Vanderpoel turned to one of bis chief a-tsoci.
ata and whispered: "Let's make S mad "
And the way be set about it, the success hi
had, tbe effect it had upon the opposing
conn!, and the turn it gave to tbe asjiects
of nae ease, formed one of the funniest occur
rence which that court room had seen in
many a day. It was also characteristic Of
Mr. Vanderpoel that, after tbe case had been
concluded milxtantiallv in favor of his sde,
be ahould go to his discomfited opjionent,
and with a playful poke 1.1 tl e nls, tell 1 mi
of tbe methods u-eel ngain-t bi'ii ns if it was
tbe bast joke cf th. iOj-'jj ' - sicu Titm
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POPE LEO'S JUBILEE.
As Event In Wliirlt the Catholic Werld
t2pe ial Correspondence
New Yorx Sept in I he preparations
for the celebration of tlte golden jubilee of
1'ojns Is XII 1 are no stirring the whole
Catholic world, and it is it i tain that it will
be the most imposing pageant that even the
imperial city of Home has seen for hundreds
of j ears.
Cardinal tiiblwns, and Ilishoiw Keane of
1 Ilichmond and Ireland of Minnesota, who
I have but recently returned from a a iit to
Home, saj that the arrangements for the jubi
lee are ling made on a scale that u more
thin magnificent. Oifts of inonej mid of its
I equivalent in various kinds are flowing in
An idea of the manner in which Catholics
are interested may be gleared from the fact
that the oft", ring of the United States of Co
lomhin, in South America, alone amounts to
1,1P0,Ui t) francs.
Cardinal Giblions, the primate of the Amer
ican Catholic church, has alread) taken the
imtiatie in America in the matter of propter!-celebrating
the jubilee in common with
o'her countries He lias appointed a com
mittee to make all tbe necessary arrange
ments, and other bishops will follow his ex
ample. Pojs Leo has alwavs taken a pro
found interest in America, which he seems to
regard as the richest territory in which the
Catholic church has len planted
It is not strange that the pops; should ap
cost him less aux
let) thin any other
section of the
church Less than
100 3 eirs ago there
ns not a Catholic
bishop in America
and but few priests.
When tbe last ple
nary council was
held, in accordance
with the spe's or
ders, there were
present in it 13
arcbbiahops,.7 pora " xm-
bihois and 100 priest, and these represented
some T.OOO.aO Catholics, who support T.OnO
rnests, (3,000 churches, n.OOO chapels, 31 eccle
siastical seminaries, 700 colleges, 500 h. ")!
tal a and asvluni, and "..VO parochial schools,
in which nenrlv SOO.OnO children were taught.
These figures will explain why the pope
takes an interest in America He has a
further reason in the fact that it was the
American minister at Home, Mr Astor, who
by his intervention saved tbe splendi 1 Amer
ican College of the Propaganda at Home
from confiscation by the Italian government
two years ago.
Archbishop Corriean, of New York, has
already commissioned Dr. McDonnell, bis
private secretary, to represent him at the
jubilee Bishop Loughlin, of Brooklyn, the
senior bihop of the American Catholic
church, will, with many other bishops, at
tend in person, and there will lie priests and
la men delegated from every diocese in the
country to carr gifts and testimonials of all
kinds, as well as copies of every Catholic
book and newspaper of consequence in Amer
ica to present to the pope.
The present jubilee is intended to be at
tended bj none but good feeling. When the
queen's jubilee was celebrated tbe pope or
dered masses to be celebrated throughout
England in honor of the event It is in the
same spirit that be hope his own celebration
to be lewed.
It u a few months more than ten yea.-
since Tope Pius IX celebrated his jubilee un
der very different circumstances. He was
very near to the end of a reign longer tban
that of any previous pop and quite as tem
pestuous. He had bren but recently shorn of
his temporal power, and he made the jubilee
season tbe occasion of issuing a pastoral letter
on tbe subject so bitter as to arouse all Eu
rope. It was but a few months later when
At the time of bis death the Vatican was
at war with almost every European power,
and when, after a two days contest in tbe
early part of Ibis, it was announced that tbe
college of cardinals had ele ted Joachim Vin
cert Pecci to succeed Pio Xono, the knowing
ones shook their heads. A tall, slender,
sweet faced Italian, he had been papal nun
cio to Belgium and liad ruled in the sees of
8puletto and Perugia. He had been fairly
successful in these posts, and that was about
all that could be said of him.
The same pale face., seemingly frail mas
is now rated by Catholics as among the great
est of the popes, of whom be is the SGOth. It
is intended in tbe coming jubilee to do full
honor to Pope Leo's achievements, which
have all been accomplished in less than ten
They miy lie summed up briefly, although
their results have unquestionably placed the
Catholic church in a lietter position than it
bas held for generations, besides bringing
about a much better and fuller understand
ing lietneen Catholics and non Catholics.
Pope Leo found the Vatican at war with
Bismarck and tbe bishops of Germany were
lieing harassed by tbe famous Falk laws The
Falk laws are now practically abolished and
Bismarck and the pope are friends. The
Greek and Latin branches of tbe church were
fighting The incoming pope settled that
He crushed out the reactionary spint in
Home He bas even gone far toward concili
ating the Italian government He arbitrated
the dispute between Germany and Spain oter
the Caroline Islands. He is on better terms
with all Europe than any other modem pope
has been. By means of the late plenary
council be bas thoroughly reorganized tbe
Catholic church in America, and besides has
approved plans for a national Catholic uni
versity at Washington that is to cost i-,000,U 0
and compare favorably with an in Europe.
These are his more important acts, and,
although tbe pope is 77 years old and frail in
bealtb, be is still untiring
The jopo is reported as being extremely
anxious that the jubilee should be lu ever
sense a magnificent nffair. There are more
tban 30,000,01)0 Catholics under his rule, and
it cannot be doubted that his wishes in this
respect will be gratified Etery race and
color will lie represented in Home during the
month of November, and every language will
be heard on ber streets. There are, of course,
the usual rumors that the pope will use the
jubilee to astonish tbe powers of Europe and
induce them to restore some of his lost tem
Tbe impression among Catholics is, how
ever, that the pope, who is an old man, and
who, ir the natural course of things, cannot
live man ears, wishes to round out a long
career in a striking and impressive manner.
The wish may be pardoned him by those who
are of his faith and those who are not
Since he has been pope Leo X11I has un
questionably used whatever power he pos
sesstsl in a conservative manner. J. F.
A Sew Delicacy.
Philadelphia has a new delicacy in the
shape of baked tomatoes stuffed with crab
meat, and a sandwich of one slice of a larg
ripe juicy tomato, with a la er of crab nieit
cooked Creole st le, is also much appreciated.
Whatever you dislike In another take care
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Frank II. Coblentz, corner Market and
. High streets
The emperor of Austria has founded a
new order of arts and letters, aad among
the first recipients of the decoration are the
painters Angell, Munkacsy and Mitejko.
When used according to directions, Ayer's
Ague Cure is warranted to eradicate, from
the stem, Feier and Ague, Intermittent,
Remittent, and Bilious Feers, and all mal
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The bird that to tin fvenniffsino
Leaves music Hi I ti song is Hided
A sweelmss It ft, lmh takes m t wings,
Ihlt ith a h puis f t t is tileu lsl ,
Thia life uivuh is a doultlu liht.
Oar acts and words I -ue mam brothers:
Tut hesrt tint nukes lis own (Might
Makes also a delight forotlu-rs
Recne.is former the plcisuro of
the roiN Inotir ilns it has liecome the
delight of traveling salesmen, thoe ilcnil
Kods of the cotintr, whose ni)thology
owes its origin to 11 ilzac This dues not
tne.in th it G ui(liss.irt's descendants are
unkind ll initios On the contr.ir, tliey
are, as a rule, good imtureil deuN, fond
of the pleasure of the table, which is a
ery lcgtmutc liking, liestdes hiartih
rtl. shinj; a pxsl 1 mi;h nml making the
most of life '1 liese gi compmions are
not satisfied with enjo ingati tiling alone.
A lis for egotism, that Mce of ill nnttired
people! Their gnjet is of a cnmmtinicn
tiosort, mid their supreme delight is to
relate to each other the tricks and pnnks
practiced on Kinie fillon drummer Their
jokes are gem mil of a free and easy
siiecies, and, as n rule, no drummer cares
nlMitit keiptng the Inst lick, linleirde
From this ixsaillnrit arises nu unquench
able thirst for nienge.
Their ancer is gem rally short II veil, and
is msiii dissipated b the contents of a
bottle of champ icne They are cry un
relenting, however, ami the make it a
matter of conscience to get even with the
fellow joker that has hoaxed them. Just
thmk ! Let us imagine one of them to
Imolieenat IVngnnix, the iictim of a
practical joke ' llou could he dare to re
turn to that town, the scene of Homcu's
greatest exploits, unless he could s.ay at
the tablo d'hote- "You know, I caught up
with lum at Itordciux, and, I tell ou, I
paid him bick in his on coin with heavy
interest" Instances are cited in which
retribution lias been dclnjcil for two or
three ye irs, nnd the sweets of revenge cn
jocdonl after the victim had traveled
to every nook anil corner of rrnnce; but,
like certain wines that are improved by a
voage to India nnd back, the enjomcnt
was ull the greater on account of the de
liy. It is no rare thing to hear the Chev
alier de la Guelte, escorting the Haron des
Hossignols to the depot at Hezicrs, say.
"As for you, old fellow, I shill pay yon
bick at Dunkirk in six months' time "
The Hamn des Hossignols may rely on the
chevalier's meeting his obligations nt ma
turity. As for me, said friend Doublure, I
did not liav e to w ait so v ery long for re
tcngc, the last time, when I got even
with that confounded scamp, llechard.
Bechard is not a liad fellow , but he is the
most inveterate joker that ever lived.
His system is rather ou the old stvle He
has no creative genius, and tries to keep
ahead by practicing a lot ofclas.sic.il jokes
which he nlways keeps in stock. IIu
imagination is so sterile that he is com
lelled to rely on quantity to replace what
is wanting in quality Hut, in this world,
c er bod does the best he can Yet, in
doing what he can, Hechard become
bore vv ith his jokes When lie has picked
any one out as the butt of his wit the
victim has either to display his temper,
which always shows Kid form, or to leave
the place to Ilechinl and go elsewhere.
On my List trip to Quimper I had need
of all my patience on his account Hav
ing stopied nt the Hotel de l'Epee, I met
him at tlie breakfast table Delighted in
finding a good subject to practice on, my
friend Bechnrd went to work without loss
of time In the evening, at dinner, fritters
were brought in Hechard, who had left
the dining room fora minute, returned just
In tine to take the dish from the waiter
nnd place two fritters upon my plate At
the first bite my teeth met with a soft re
sistance that spt them on edge. I took
the fritter liotvvcen my fingers, and open
ing it, I found a small card, round as n
coin, lieanng this lnscnptioa: "The best
cloth may be 1ml from the house of ,"
giving the name of the firm represented
by my fnend Bechnrd I put on a pleas
ant face over the matter, and, after din
ner, we started out together to the coffee
On the sidewalk, at the very door of the
hotel, Hechard offered me a Ixjndres,
which I accepted; he was even kind
enough to hand me a burning match. I
lit my cigar, but before I hod gone fifty
steps, pschttl a real Roman candle blazed
out between my teeth, nearly blinding
one of my customers who had come up to
speak to me. He went away furious, and
I lost his trade, while, at the distance of
three steps, Hechard was clinging to a
lamp post, laughing to kill himself. At
the coffee house he caused me to stumble,
thereby making me tear the cloth of the
billiard table, which uiishap cost me
twenty francs. Later on we returned to
Wu stayed awhile, chatting with the
landlord. Hechard soon left us, begging
to be excused, as he felt cry sleepy. I
did not go up stairs until fully a quarter
of an hour after he did, and I am sue
that you will not be astonished when I
tell you that he had made goal use of the
fifteen minutes When I put my key into
the lock I found that I could not open
the door; it was fastened on the inside
After all, was it really my room' Evi
dently not, as I heard, on the inside, the
grumbling of somebody whose slumlier
had been disturbed I returned down
stairs. No, there was no mistake "Your
room is No 13, sir!" I went up again,
and this time succeeded in opening tht
door. I am in m) room. No, by Jove! it be
longs to somebody else, for there is a per
son in the lied I leg his pardon, and am
ou the point of withdrawing when nn idea
strikes me Going to the bed, I gently
tap the sleeier on the shoulder and find
that I haveliecn trying to arouse my
bolster, to which I had been addressing
my apologies I soon found the solution
of the m stery when I discovered a panel
door in one of the corners of tbe room
It was plain that Hechatd had managed
to get the room next to mine I tried the
knob. The rascal had Imrricaded the
door. I rapped. A loud snore was the
only answer I got. 1 he joke hail been
carried out to the end the end, no, not
yet, for as I endeavored to slip in between
the sheets try progress was arrested by an
earthenware vessil arttsticallycoveredup
Hechard was undoubtedly a great man.
I got in lied at last aud fill asleep while
revolving in my mind different plans by
means of which I could obtain a striking
revenge. But the qucsaon was, would I
have sufficient time' Supiose Ilechinl
were to escape the net day! No dangc.
we were both going to Douarnenez We
would meet again.
We did meet again, the next morning,
just after rising.
"I say," said Hechard, coming up to
me, "are ou going to Douarnenez?"
"In what carriage?"
"In my ovu."
' "Could yon manage to make room for
"Why, certainly, with pleasure "
The incautious fellow was plating him
self in my power. My e v es must liav
flashed like those of a cat finding agmi a
mouse that she had almost given up fur
"Wait for mo a minute then," aid
Bechard. "I want to chinge my breeches,
as it is unite chilly this morning, and I
am shivering in the ones I have on
' It na- then the month of August. Hut
it was o'clock in the morning and a stiff
wind was blowing from the east. Ilech ud
had come down in a pair of linen panta
loons. He retnrned in a short while, hi legs
incased in a piir of winter trousers, the
cloth of vv Inch seemed to be nearly an
inch in thickness.
"I am n ciiitloiis mm," lid be, ' nnd I
mil iilw.ivsverv (.infill whin I conui to
this confounded must uf llrittati, t veil ill
We got into the carnage, nnd ns I hndn
good horse we siu got ovr the mad
leading from Quitiiier to IKiiinrneiiez.
There each attended to his btisiiu-s, and
after breakfast "e started for Audierne.
The da was Ins; nmiitg evcissiv el hot
Before leivmg Hulisnl had said "Wait
until I change mv breeches "
"IMnw, replied I, "it is hnnllv worth
the v hile' Beside-, in horse is h irnesscd,
and the Hies ire worrving lum .s he is
icr high spirited I fear he ma pl.i us
some ugl trick
We got into the carriage and started off
We had not been under way h llf an
hour liefore ISediard liegin moaning
"I am so hot " said he, "that I fid just
as If I were Iviiling in in own juue "
In fict, the sun's rays ecmtd to havo
coiteil the eirth with molten had More
over, Bechnrd and I had onr legs hermet
ically clones in under the thick Ii.it her
carnage apnn With his winter pinta
loons on. Be hard must have lieen suffer
ing untold ngoniis
"Ha' ha"' thought I, concealing my
satisfaction ' I his is the foretaste of re
venge, atihovv "'
"I say." observed Bechanl at tho same
instant, " 'tis this blnstesl apron that is
keeping us so hot. buppo.se we try to
raise, it "
"All right," replied I, "let us try."
We raised the apron
"'Twill not do," said I "Yon see
yourself that with it raised I shall not be
able to handle the reins "
We put it hack again There was a long
intervalof silence Ihchard was between
a stew- and a sweat, while I was I1 fol
lowing ir;i the threads of an Idea that my
brain had just evolved.
"By jingo' I can't stand them any
longer," said Bechard
"What'" queried I
"M breeches, of course."
"Well, if they bother ou so much as;
all that, why don't ou take them off?
Nobody will see ou."
"That's an idea'" excliimed Hechard
"And a cixsl one, I assure you I speak
from experience, ns I have done so mself
more than twenty turns "
"Yes, I pledge you my wonl of honor."
"Well, then, here goes'"
And in one time and two motions
Bechnrd took off Ins pantaloons, folded
them carefully and sat down on them
with a sigh of relief
From that moment his humor was most
chinning With a slight touch of iron
in his voice, he inquired if I had slept well
the night before
"I slept very soundly," replied I.
I carefully noted the mile stones at tho
side of the road Audierne was barely
more than two kilomctirs away I waited
a few minutes longer Suddenly, as I
stretched forth mv arm to touch up the
horse, ni whip slipped from my baud and
dropped to the ground
'My whip'" cried I
"Has it fallen Well, get down and
"And my horse"
"I will hold him."
"No, indeed He is too restive, na
seems to obe no other hand but mine."
"What hall we do, then'"
"Won't ou get it for me'"
"Certalnlv, but wait till I slip on my
"What is the ue' There is not even a
cat to be seen an where within two kilo
mttcrs of this place "
"All riht' wait a minute."
And Bechanl, uusii-pecting Bechard,
jumped out of the carriage to the road.
Hardly had he touched the earth than I
gave a -light twitch to the reins and my
horse started off like lightning.
"He Hey'" howled Bechard in a hor
I did not heir him long, ns my horse,
urgeil on by m v oice, was running at a
feirful rnte of speed
But, through the little glass in the rear
of the vehicle. I could see the unfortunate
mm brandishing in despair the whip,
which he had picked up, aad stretching
his bare legs as fast ns he could along the
dusty nvd. Oh' what a funny sight my
friend Bechard furnished me with
I relished my crnel joy until I reached
the principal houses of Audierne, as I
carried my v engeance so far as to drivo a
good distance up tho main street Here,
at last, I checked my horse and waited.
It would be no easy task to desenbe tho
astonishment of the good people of
that city, when they saw coming a
sweating, blowing, fuming and swear
ing stranger, noble looking, with
a hat ou bis head, a jacket on his
back, a whip in hand, but entirely want
ing in nether garments. The women of
the place ran off, cackling like a lot of
frightened hens, whilo the excited men,
mistaking the queer visitor for a lunatic,
were on the jsiint of mobbing him He
chard had barely time to leap into tho
carriage, and I reallv tielieve that if he
had not been nvvare of the fact that I was
the stronger of the two he would have
tried to stnngle me.
"You would hanlly believe," said
friend Doublure, in concluding his rela
tion, "that ho his sworn nn implacablo
hatred against me, and has never forgiv en
me for having mule him enter Amdiemo
in that simple costume, with linen fiving
in the breeze And yet they hod a good
laugh over it in th town!"
The ungrateful wretch! After that,
what inducement is there for a fellow to
help a fnend in scoring a success' Trans
lated from the French of Joseph Montet
for The Times-Democrat.
Origin of "Monte Crista."
An autograph letter of Balzac ha just
been Tnnile nnhllr wMcb tells that be nnra
' dreamed of great treasure being burled m
Corsica, and he set ont alone to seek it.
I Want of funds, however, hampered him,
' and Vfore he reached Ajiccio he lost
I faith In his enterprise and decided to re-
I turn to Paris But from this incident
Dumas derived the inspiration of "Monte
There is more dinger in n reserved nnd
silent fnend thin in a tiois, babbling
The tab kept on the fruits of the bull
fights in the City of Mexico from April '.'-I
to 27, inclusive, rends as follows. Horses
killed, 10, bulls killed, 19; horsu wound
ed, 11: bull fighters wounded, 4, total
A Iltooftr Affray
Is often the result of "bad blood" in a
family or community, but nowhere is bad
blood more destructive of happiness and
health than in the human sstem. When
the life current is foul and sluggish with
impurities, md is slowly distributing its
poisons to every part of the body, the peril
to health, and lifeeven, is imminent. Earl
sj mptoms are dull and drows feelings,
severe headaches, coated tongue, onr appe
tite, indigestion and general lassitude. De
la in treatment mav entail the most serious
consequences. Don't let disease get a
strong hold on your constitution, but treat
ourself b using Dr Pierce's Golden Med
ican Discover, and be restored to tiie bles
sings of health. For sale by all drug-
General Sherman is In as great demard
for adding parties as he Is for dinners or
theatrical "nrst nights." He Is as good a
sailor as he is a soldier, and can spm arus
equal to the oldest salt.
THAT HACKING COUGH can be so
quick! cured by bliiloh's Cure. We guar
antee It. For sale by F. A. Garwood.
I Short, full sleeves, terminating just above
, the elbow, ate sometimes worn with dress
summer toilets. Long gloves, the tops of
which are tucked inside the sleeves, are in-
' variably worn with them.
TI!K I.AIXI.OAn MIND.
GROWING DEMAND FOR A NEW
KIND OF MENTAL APTITUDE.
tjnlrkness t Art nnd a rallenrr to 31 as
ter llrtitll-4lriElii of Hallway Slaugh
ter t Uimer llojr's fatal Mistake
The rnihe.iv when it came into the
human world brought a demand for u
new kind of mental force or aptitude
'lhe railvvnv man from the pro dent to
the hrakitnan must possess a quickness
to ixrctive a quickness to act and a
path nee to m ister detail, an omission of
a task in iv cost great sums or ma de
strov life When a siqeriiitendent parses
over his road in a private car and ex
amines the track nnd bndges whilo he is
moving at the rate of thirty miles an
hour, lie is not mcessarily a criminal, he
ma lie in Iv ,in intellectual Imbecile He
should lie removed from railway service
and lie commt mleil to the task of super
vision of an o or pack horse service. One
day some men wi re mowing wecsls, nail
ing up loose hoirds nnd whitewashing at
a railvva station, and confessed the mo
tive of sucli indiistr was to lie found in
the fact that the superintendent was to
piss along next ill. These men nil knew
the kind of lightning inspection that
would be made by their cheif.
Iu the histor of uitlonnl hanks one
can read the sh illuvv imiiort of the wonl
"inspection," but there the mental weak
ness of nn insiwctor costs the country
money nnd not life For a bank to fail in
a few d iv s after having been pronounced
unusunll sou id is an event not wholly
unknown, but the depositors are not
killed nor mangled. It Is in railroad
work mental weakness assumes its most
dangerous shape. A facile, lax, easy
going mind ma in the railway profession
become as fatal as a can of dynamite or
A !.EW FORM OF MlVn
Many railway slaughters hive resulted
from the slowness of educational pro
cesses The new iron road has crritcd a
dennnd for a new fonn of mmd, but it
cannot at once supply the demand Mr.
Callaw ay, one of the most conscientious
nnd ideal railway men on the continent,
said once that each pissengcr train which
runs from Chicago to New York must piss
through the hands of SOOmen whoarewido
awake to eirh dutj When one ponders
npon this statement, and rememliers how
difficult It is to fitid SOO capable men in a
single row, the wonder comes that a trnin
ever passes over a 1,000 mile path without
being wrecked or injured
Why should the public, which cannot
inspect iv biuk or a milk can. rail at the
men who come only tolerably near In
specting . riulwiv' The nilway is help
ing to i.nkft a better kind of brain, but
brain i- i f slow grow th A colored man
was recentl asked at what time the cars
passed his cabin, and his reply was th it
they went north in the morning and south
in the afternoon To lead such a man up
to a conception of such divisions of time
us 2 Oil or d 10 or 5 lo would be an educa
tional task of no little weight To give
such a mortal a place upon a railway
would be cnminal for if he did not kill
others he would soon kill himself.
Only last week one of these bos of tho
farm, allured by false vault to seek rail
way work, met his death tiecause of men
tal Iaxness He was mado switchman at
a village station The solo of one shoe
became unsewed Thus w as he made li
able to be thrown down He took the
nsk from day to day At last, as he set
a switch and stepjied quickly, his shoo
sole caught on n spike head and death
came quickly His method with his shoes
on the farm failed as a method fur the
QUACK IlsILKOAD Mrs.
The educational imwer of the railway Is
kept back bv the pitiable truth that
many of its officials are not students of a
great art, but are only speculators 'n land
or stocks, when not absolute thieves.
Quack railroad men aro more numerous
than quack doctors Good men are dis
charged to make room for favorites, and
thus fortunes and life are placed at the
mercy of untrained minds Iu the army
a colonel was displaced that some cousin
of the genenl's might have th position.
When the new colonel rode out to exerciso
the boys at arms he told them "to do as
they had done yesterday."
The railway sen ice Is no doubt suffer
ing much from the presence of officials
who know more about money and luxury
than they know about bridge and road
beds Under the rule of these captains
the receipts from all traffic flow tovvanl
New York, aud soon the bank account is
large and the rood worn out and danger
ous The income is the main thing, tho
Some roads are managed by railway art.
The president himself could run a locomo
th e or construct a bridge or keep awake
at a switch. These roads are under the
control of the railway intellect, nnd not of
the champagne and private car genius
May the time soon come when so tremen
dor i a thing as the railway shall be man
aged by the new kind of intellectual force
called railway brain. David Swing in
' Chirar-n .Tonrn.il
Fasses on KnglUh Hallway.
I have found upon investigation that
the English railways have to bear t he one r
ous task in the way of furnishing free
transportation to prominent individuals
and officials, as did the railroads in the
United States before the passage of the
interstate commerce bill. I was told by a
railroad official the other day that all of
the ro allies travel free, and that they
. expect in addition special coaches. Tho
visiting ronltics hive also been furnished
. free transportation, and m many instances
' special trains This piss system must bo
er expensive. Coining up from I'orts-
' mouth the other day, I got a seat on the
special train assigned to the members of
I the house of peers. These peers hid with
them innumerable relatives, anil I noticed
nt one of th stations where the guard
came along to take up the tickets, that he
looked v ery much surprised when I gav c
him one It was apparently the only
ticket taken up by him on the train.
Ev t ry peer nnd peeress and ev er peer and
peeress in prospect, and every ieer's anil
peeress' relativ e had a pas London Cor.
New York World
Morninnlsms Complet System.
There are 40J Mormon bishops in Utah,
"J.-12.1 pne'sts, 2,917 teachers and C,S.4
deacons S tit I-ike City is div ided into
wards of eight or nine blocks each, and a
bishop is put in charge of each ward.
Under him there are two teachers, vvhoo
business It is to leirn the employment
and income of every resident of the ward
nnd rciKirt the s.mie to the bishop. Then
tl.A 1il.,, ... !ln..,c. ,1. A .,.,, I. nf .. ml. ... h ....
income und turns it in to the church au
thorities lhe stmt complcto tcni ex
ist nil over the territory. Xew York
Koron ON HAT-,"
Clears out rats, mice, roaches, flies, ants, bed
bugs, beetles, insects, skunks, lack rabbits,
sparrows, gophers, moths, moles. 15c druggist.
"noroii on tonus."
Ask for Weils' "Kough on Corns." (ulck re
lief, complete cure. Corns, warts, bnni ins. 15c
"ROrCII ON ITCH."
"Rough on Itch" cures skin humors, emp-.
tions, ring worm, tetter, salt rheum, frosted
feet, chilblains, itch, ivy poison, barber's itch.
60c Druggists or mail. E.S.Wells, JerseyCity.
"ROUGH O.N CATARKM"
Corrects offensive odors at once. Complete I
e'ure of worst chronic cases; also unequalled as I
In the chamber of dsputies Premier Unu
v.er replied to the count of Paris's mani-.
festo. Extremists made a motion for the
expulsion from France of all Orleaulst and
FROM MFt IO DEATH
is lint " moment if rliciimati-m or neural
gia strikes the heart '1 hese diseases are
the most paiuiul ai I the most dangen u
of any to wliiih liunnii kind is liable
They tly from em j ut to another withe m.
a moments wauiiiiL', and liniments and
other outward applications are in them
selves ilangeroUs because they are liable te
drive the di-e-a-e to some vital organ nd
cause instant death Khcumilisni and
neuralgii aredi'cisesof the bloesl, andean
only be reached bv a reined which wil,
drive from the Miswl tite dangerous a ids
Nich a remedv isAlldophoros. Itliaslx-cr
thoroughly tested and is a safe, sure cure
Koliert Sprotliery, Driveron Cedar Ave
Car Line, and who lives at 6 (lindali
ve, Cleveland, Ohio, said in relation tr
his rlieumati-m I hivelsxn troubled U
almiit three years with rheumatism in mv
hip I havelml nnnv sevcreattiek- th.it
rendered it impossiblelnrmctowork These
attacks would oiltn list from four to sit
weeks, but I am glad to sav I have fbiini
the medicine tint masters the dUca-e am
drives it awiv I used thlnplinr s f
one of these 1 id attacks ami with but a . w
doses I was rid ofthc rheumatism and pun
Have you 1ml anv return of the diejre
was asked Ye, I have never used t!i
iophoros steadily, as I am well s ti
to use it a I do As soon as I fet I tht
first symptoiis of rheumatism I tak aii s
or two ef Atliloplioros anil tin s av nl tl
attack. I always keep it on lum! an
would not be without it.
Robert D i?mith, of London. OI in li i
had an attack of rheumatic fever, wl nli
a time rendered him helpless. On Is tt
of Athlophoros cured him, ami though llo
was nearly two ears ago, lie hvs i ot ha
Every druggist should keep Vlhloph r
aad Atliloplioros l'ilL-,butl. ere they iuo
not be boiultt of the elrugit the Ath
phoros Co, 112 WallM. .New oi' w
send either (Carriage paid) on rctipt
regular price, which isflui per ls.m
for tlilophoros mil 50c. for 1'ills
For liver nnd kiilnty d'sta djse- n
digestion He lkns lit o is dttH'iv
of women, con-lipi! in 1 endai W rj
IiAj Ac, Vthlol'tlons' 1' 1- nn in ln d
Ah an Clark tbo'jght more of his skill as
a iiiiiiature portrait punter thru of Ins
genius for tt lescope insking. In that he
showed a taue streak of livinm nature.
Quick, complete cure, all annoying Kilt.ef,
UladderandUrinary Diseases, f 1. AtDruggisu.
'nnrnn on nn.r imi.i iov. aad as.
Small granules, small doc, big resultti, pleas-
ant in operation, don't disturb the stomach. ,
ROCCII ON IIIKT."
Ask for "Rough on Dirt ," A perfect washtag
powder found at lastl A harmless extra flue
A 1 article, pure ind clean, sweetens, freshens,
bleaches and whitens without sllghest injury .
to finest fabric. I'nefiualledforflnellrensand
laces, general household, kitchen and laundry
use. Softens water, saves labor and soap, i
Added to f torch Increases gloss, prevents vcl-1
lowing. 5c. tOc., 'Joe at Orocer or druggist.
Annie Mircer. of Missaukee county,
Micliigm. promises to liecome a giantes-.
"Mie is onlj i'i her twelfth tar and vet si e
is a trifle over six feet in stature.
T.c vtivsow SMS!
Is warranted, is because it is tho best
Blood Preparation known. It will posi
tively cure all Mood l.seaes. purifies the
whole system, and thoroughly builds up the
eonstitution. llemenaber, we guarantee it.
Frank II. CobleiiU, corner Market acd
LOCAL NO! ICti.
AilTie to Mother.
Mrs. WinsloA's toothing Syrup, forchll
dren teething, is tin i rescription of one of
the best fe-niale nurses and physicians in
tho United States, and has been used for
years with never-fatting success by millions
of mothers for their children. During the
process of teething its v aluei"! incalculable.
It rUev p the child from psln, cures dysen
tery and dis-rLa'R, griping In the bowels
and wind colic liy giving t-ealth to the
aMld 1 1 rests the mother. Prlc 35c a bottle.
SCOTT'S EMULSION OF PUKt
Cod I.lrer OU, VV Ith ll)popliospliir.
For Lull; Tnmlilc nnd Wasting Vlx
enc. Dr. .1. Mtuonau ., New OrKans,
La., sajs: "iv-ott's Emulsion is the finest
preparation of the klud. In affection of
the lungs and other wasting diseases, we
mi) consider it our most reliable aent- In
a perfectl elegant and agreeable form."
I it v K been bothered with catarrh for
about twenty ears I had lost sense of
uiiell entire!) for the last htteen jears. and
I had almost lost in) hearing. Mj ejes
were getting so dun I bad to get some one
to thread mv needle. N'ovv I have in) hear
ing as well as I ever had, and I can see to
thread as tine a neeelle as ever I did. my
sense of smell is partly restored, and it
seems to he improving all the time. I think
there is nothing like Elj's Cream Ilalm for
catanh. Mrs. K E (inines, 07 Vallej
street, Kendrill. Terr) county, Ohio.
Darhr's Prophylactic Fluid.
I'se it n tverv ick room. Will keep the
atmosphere pule and wholeouie; removing
all bad odors from an) source.
Will detroy all disetse germs, infection
from all fevers and ill contagious diseases.
The eminent pti)sie-iati, J. Marion Suns,
M. 1) New Totk, sjjs: "I am convinced
that Prof. Darbv's Proph) lactic Fluid is a
most valuable dtslnftctant."
A llnncerotis Mlrrjrnl Operation.
A fital mt-take. At the time Dr. Vance,
of Cleveland, performed the operation on
the lady for the rt niiiv al of a c incer of the
stomach he found whin too late that the
txHir woman had no cancer to be removed.
1 be disease wis indigestion, ind If she hail
taken the Shaker Extract of l"oots (3iegei's
fc)rup) that awful distress at tbe pit ot the
stomach, vv hicti in ule the doctors think she
hid cancer, would have bee 11 removed. Dis
tress after eating, dull, heav) feeling in
the head, with pa'ns 111 the side and bick
all vanish alter iisiiu tills wonderful rem
edy. The tired, languid feeling gives place
to strength and vigor.
Mrs. Delia Marsh writes from Peallidge,
Hen ton count). Ark., that she hail djspep
sia in the worst form for hve jears. and
ttiat nothing uave an) relief until she used
Thl powder never varies. Amarvelofpur
rlty, strength and wholeaomeness. More eco
nomical than theordinary kind, and cannot
be sold iu competition with the multitude ot
low test, short welKbt. alum or phosphate
powders Sold only in cans Rovai. Banna
Powsia Co . loo Wall street. New Tt ork.
THE XE,V qriXINE.
A 1'OYf LKrTLTOMC
That the most delicate stomach will bear.
A M'ECIFIC F0U MILIUM,
KIIEUMA TISM, ENVOI'S I'KOSTBA-
TI0N and all Germ DIea8eH.
TIIK M0-T (TEVmiC AND 'iCCESS
H LULOOHI-I KIUKK sup,nr toejulnlne.
Kev Win Lucis. Hector 1 1 rice Ihcrch.K
venni.O. writes "I curttiatiy endorse Kas
kine as being just what you clalm.au excellent
substitute lor luliime. with uoueof its bad
etlects .Mrs I,uca hail a senous form of ma
laria, ina v istonAnei to her bed for months.
Kasklnetiid tier up ind iround inafewdavs,
and in a short time cured her
The gentof K s-KINKhas on Public Ei
htMtion a remirkahle M M k I N , or model of
the human bo Iv. showing the tomach. lieart,
l.uns. Liver, spleen. Kidneys and the other
organs and pirts in Hea.th and In IMsease.
Hy in Inspection the afflicted can see the
niture and locitlon of their troubles and
learn how Kisklae relieves and cures them.
Letters from the above pers me giving full
det ills, will be sent on application
Kisklne can be taken without aay special
medical idvice Jl per bottle. or six bottles
fori) ent by mall on receipt of price
KASKINE CO .51 Warren St .New York
Aflbction. 8c Cheat or t)Un inaxxr Drt.Xoevl
ordMp-satMtqutekfr rowbr-ra IXop Plaster
la ppuea. i-repsara iron tsvrzunay nien.
Ciijfcd BAlknun aad the medlctnAl rtrtnof lVeaUi
Hod. AsnalcitantlT.cnreaanicUT. Therreatv
et atzTncthesiiLz plast?r erer known. Ail nmdj
toaiTDlT. mala trv arairriMt. and vauoTrr wrarmm.
25 eta . 5 for 1.00 Mailed for price. Fpri
mh-h iiur aTiiftniiVtt iajm .mawo,
Intelligent Readers will notice that
re aot "trarntnteri tneurr" all e!MSM
of dlMafts-r, bat ouly such mm nan 1ft
from m disordered liter, wis:
Vertigo, Headache, Dyspepsia,
Fevers, Costiveness, Bilious
Colic, Flatulence, etc.
For the-ao (hex re not warranted in
jattlbir, but are a nearly m a Ills aoa
alble to snake a remedj. Price. wcta.
1 ireat MeiiralWurxof the
l'hys'cnl Iiebilitv. I'remature
I'ecllne Krror riouthand
the untolit nils ries conse
.li5 prescriptions fur all dl
,, i i ,tti. tell gilt, onlf
21 lie by mall sealed. Ilius-
ratt!e.imv)le free to all voting and mtJdle
ge d men fr lhe neitw days s-n,t aow
Address Ir W II l'tKKKK.
4 Dulfinch.-t .Boston. Mas.
PETROLEUM V. NASBY
Sas. "Intimit acquaintance with a tru
friend alwa)s increases our respeckt tur
This is the reason why Sjnvita Blocks
continue to make friends as their virtues
become better know n. Clergymen, public
speakers and people in all the avenue of
life are a unit in th-ir praise of that won
derful new reined) , S nv its Cough blocks.
They are warnnted to cure Coughs. Colds,
Bronchitis, Hoarseness. Tickling in the
Tiiroat. Sore Throat and Croup ; 25 doses,
25c. ilondreds bear testiinon) to the re
markabl) cures of Diarrhita, Dysentery,
Flux, Cholera Infantum, or Summer Com
plaint and Cholera Morbus, effected by
Sjnvita Blackberry Blocks, 25 doses. 25c.
We have stacks of testimonials from
mothers, who, after dosing their children
with strong medicines for other supposed
diseases, have completely cured them by
using S) nv ita Worm Blocks ; 25 do-es, 25c
After you ha e tried all the high-priced
bottle remedies and hive found no relief,
bu) a package of Synv ita Kidney. Blood
and Liver Blocss and be cured : 50 dose,
50c If you want the finest tonic Bitters in
the market, buv a package of Sjnvita Bit
ter Blocks for 25c. and male H to 1 gallon
of pure tonic bitters.
All these remedies only le a dose. Xo
box, no teaspoon, no stick) bottle. Put up
in patent packages. Warranted to cure or
money refunded, bold by drLggists every
w here. (let a checker board of your dealer
free. Send a our address on a postal card
for a copy of " The S) nv ita Block." which
contains a history of diseases and cures, or
send lc stamp for sample of Cough Block
and a enpv of The S)nvita Block. Address,
The St. ita Co., Lock Box 299, Delphos,
AND CURERS OF THE
SUGAR CURED HAMS,
SHOULDER and BACON.
PURE LEAF LARD!
Far Faatilr TJa.
1 6 E. High Street.
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