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THE DAILY BULLETIN.
VRRI HORNINO (HONDATI linRIIII.
OFFICIAL PA PICK OF CITY AND COrNTV
THE PHONOGRAPH WITNESS.
K7 V. 9 M.
C II A P T r H
In Ibo whole town ol Kldriilco, N. Y.,
there u not more milmpi'y nmn, on a
pertain morning in JVerniln-r, ltfbtl, lh:ui
Mr. Luther Tcnnit 1. It would have been
difllcult for tli i iiMiiil observer, or oven a
mere Acquaintance, to see any reason for it,
The owner of an elrgnnt mansion, the
pernor partner in the wealthy and prosper
ous bankinc house of Tenuiel & Courtney,
a man highly enteeined unions his fellow
citizens amf one whose name had jrono
unscathed amid the wreck of eointneivial
integrity and business reputation which
had rharaeterized the husincw renters of
the country in the previous decade; so
much o, indeed, that even hcyond the
limilA of liia own country, the name of
Luther Tenuiel commanded respect lis a
ynunym of commercial honor; it was
ihde'u difficult to imagine that Mr.Tcnnicl
was in unhappy man. A peep into Mr.
Tcnniel' home on ordinary occasions
would have rendered his misery Mill more
Incomprehensible, for in it would have
been found numerous sins of domestic
happiness and refinement; anile, the beau
ideal of matronly dignity and womanly
tenderness, and a daughter, an only child,
who seemed to unite in her mind and per
son all the admirable trails, mental and
physical, that characterized both of her
parents. Helen Tcnniel, at nineteen, was
deservedly the. belle of the town, mid her
first party sine1 her return from Europe,
which had taken plarc only a few weeks
prior to the time when our tale begins, had
been the great event of Kldridge social hie,
and only srrved to confirm the almost
unanimous verdict which had awarded her
the palm for grace, beauty, and accomplish
ments, on her return to her native place,
after an absence of over a year.
Still, for all this, Mr. Tcnniel, as we said
before, was unhappy; truly and utterly
unhappy, as any one could have seen, who
had been permitted to enter his elegant
home on the morning we speak of.
Mr. Tenniel's clouded brow and agitated
manner, would of themselves have fur
nished suflicic nt evidence of the harassed
mind and disappointed hopes of their
owner, while conviction would have been
made doubly sure by a glance at Mrs.
Tenniel'g gentle look of sorrow and dis
may, and Helen's tearful face.
"Helen," said Mr. Tcnniel, "yon had
better leave us for a few minutes. I wi?h
to sneak with your mother alone."
Mr. Tenniel's lone and manner were not
harsh, but nevertheless they indicated
plainly enough that displeasure with his
(laughter had a large share in his ill
leelings. The voting lady rose without speaking,
and, giving a glance at her mother which
maid as plainly as a look could, that in her
lexicon there was no such wind as yield,
left the room,
Mr. Tcnniel stood for a few minutes look
ing out upon the lawn, the frown deepening
upon his face, and the fingers of one hand
nervously tapping the knuckles of the
other liehind his back. At last, with an
impatient gesture, he turned and said to his
"Mrs, Tcnniel," (it was an evidence of
Mr. Tenniel's exasperation that he so ad
dressed his wife, in this formal and for him
quite unusual manner,) " Mrs. Tcnniel, I
must leave to you the pleasant task of
bringing Helen to reason in regard to this
foolish attachment. It is utterly unreason
able, and I do not propose to put up with
it. I shall speak to fiCighlon to-day, in
such a way as to put an end to the whole
matter, as" far a-s . is concerned, and I
shall cxicrt vou to have brought Helen to
her senses when I return."
"An rasy task, truly," was Mrs. Tenniel's
reply. " Ilclrn is too like her father to be
mauaged in this way. 1 am very sorry
that you die! not take my advice wucu we
first came back from Europe."
" Well, well," replied Mr. Tcnniel, it is
too late to tal k about that now. If Helen
Is like her father she w ill feel it her duty to
abide by her father's derision. I must say,
I do not sec that she much resembles her
father in this silly and romantic attach
ment Come, Mary," he added, in a more
gentle tone, " vou really must help ine iu
this matter. 1 know you thoroughly agree
with me in deploring Helen's persistence
in this matter, llu haid Courtney is just
rut out for her; he i certainly oYvc'edly
fond of her. and his father, as well as my
self, have set our hearts on the match. It
is so eminently suitable in every w.ij, it
seems almost 'like selfishness in Helen to
mere was a town t nunmr m Mrs.
Tenniel's tone, nlihouh the smile was sad
that accoiup:iiii d In I words when she
replied: Luther, did you many to
Jilea.e others, or to please ourself? "
This was snmeiliiii n' a home thrust,
inasmuch us Mr. Tenniel's own marriage
had been persisted in, in direct opposition
to the w islies of his nun father, although
favored by Mrs. Tenniel's own family.
"At least in mvci-e," was the gallant
rejoiwlet " experience has proved that my
choice was a w ise one; but there are no
grounds for expecting kiuIi results in
Helen's case. (Jood hve; I know yoti w ill
do your best to settle this mailer as we all
desire, and if Helen can withstand her
father's displeasure, she eeitainly cannot
hold out against her mother's tender
The frown on Mr. Tenniel's brow had
well nigh disappeared, as he left the house
ami sli pped into the coupe that was to
convey hint to his ofliee.
The vehicle had not prof ruled far, how
ever, hi lore the driver rejmd up in obedi
ence to a vigorous pull at the check strap,
and Mr. Tcnniel threw ojen the door of
his carriage, with a cordial motion of his
hand toward a singular loi king old gentle
man, who was hurrying nl r g in the same
direction as himself.
"Ah! glad to see you, Luther, glad to
tee you," were the first words of this indi
vidual, as be unceremoniously jumped into
the vehicle, and took his seat beside Mr.
Tcnniel. Tell that man of jours to drive
fast. I have not a moment" 0 lose, not a
moment! liut what's the mutter with
you? lly .love! Luther, yon look actually
lugubrious; -you, who ought to be the
happiest man in the whole State, I'pon
my word, It is positively ungrateful lor a
man like you to look lugubrious."
" My dear Kit-hard," was Mr. Tenniel's
reply, "you do not know what you hay. I
am annoyed beyond meiumrc about a silly
attachment Helen has permitted herself to
form, or to imagine she has formed, for
that young Jx-ighton. A good fellow
enough, but a most undesirable match for
Helen. Now 1 want you to help me break
this thing up. You were an old friend of
Leighton'i father, and I want you to give
him some good advice In this matter.
Moreover, I want you to use your influence
with Helen. You know what weight
I'nric Dick's counsels have always had
Kichanl Fellows' face was grave, as lie
replied to bin old friend; "Luther, if
Helen really returns the love w hich I have
no doubt this young man feels for her, do
not oppose them Lemember your own
case; give her credit for as much sense in
ber choice, as you showed in yours, and do
not oppose her rashly. She is too like lier
father to be tn;iimv-'l in Mint w ay."
Mr. Tcnniel bit bis lip with some pclu.
lance, at this rt-pt't i i i"ti, in unotherqunrter,
of his w ife's words.
After a pause, he rctnatked: "Well,
Richard, I supposed I could depend on
you. However, It seems I was mistaken.
Nevertheless, I w is!) to say to you now, in
the most positive iiiuiiucr, thai Helen tiu
never, with my pci mission, marry LMwnrd
ICighton. 1'crhai'S lor hi fake you may
feel disposed U lek'iM' him atia'tust iniliii
gencc in any foolish hopes, lly the way, to
change the subject, 1 wish you would 'step
in to-day and adjust tlmt phonograph. I
do not si cm to quite understand the work
incs of it."
Mr. l-'cllows bavin'.! a rented, the inter
view between the two old friends came to
an end, ns the coop' drew up before the
banking house of Tei'iiieUV ( ourtney, and
Mr. Tcnniel, bavin'.' in-irneied the "driver
lo convey Mr. 1-Yllnv to his destination,
In explanation ol' tin- hist words that
passed between li e irimds, it should he
stati d that Mr. tMlow was an eccentric,
scientist, who h ill been, in his younger
days, an enthusiastic t'l i nd and admirer of
the inventor of ibnl wonderful machine,
which some ti n "M y(-,,rs prior to the lUte
at which our s'.c-.v'bc im-. bad been the
object of so tiiuiii curiosity throughout
America, and ii.-h -d ilii'Mi-hoiii die world.
Mr. Fellow'' Ui.-ies mid pursuits had led
him into close and i;;: siu.iti (.-ciit.ii I. vv ith
the inventor, an-1 hew is, indeed, himself
lhepalcnieepfo.il- or r,vo improvements
on Mr. I'Misoif.. invention, which now
afforded him a i-mni'i.! i competence.
Numerous and o.;i.mi.iiu.,ry m wen.' the
various uses to wliieh mis wonderful in
vention had been p;i;, Mr. fellows had only
recently, in con'ptu m n wiili ilie imeiitor,
peifecti'd the m.n li.iie, ,ir.- in j out ci rtain
principles in rev i: l to th wavesof sound,
iu such a way a- io ini-Iei il capable ot
receiving and n jim U-.:t .dl sounds w it'u
in a certain radiu w ,e il" t :-poki n into or
CU toward it. H'oid.'d :- :e 'I 1.1'liliS V.e.'e
Inclosed in a certain manner.
Within a few inontli-i a private ofliee had
been built in th'- i:it: iiuin-ni of Tcnniel A;
(,'ourlney, under the supervision fit .Mr.
Fellows" the object of which, beyond in
apparent tiso ns a private ollice and con
sulting room, was unknow n to all hut the
members of the linn and the originator, so
at least tbese gentlemen supposed. Its real
object, however, hud been the introduction
in the ceiling of the room of one of these
improved phonographs; w hieli, htivimr
been set ami coin:; by elm -k-wtuk, recorded
faithfully all that transpired therein, for
the space of twelve hours at. a time. In
mouth was skillfully devised, so as not to
attract particular attention, while it was
manipulated through an opening in the
lloor above, which was closed by a door
opening by pressure upon a sprin::, ilM-lf
regulated by a revolving dial. It wasoun:
hitch in the working of ibis contrivance
that Mr.Tcnnicl had applied to Mr. Fellows
A trilling accident had revealed the object
of this chamber to Helen, and her love for
Leighlon, as well as her dread that some
indiscreet words uttered iu the impending
interview with her father would be in
efTiiecably recorded, had overcome her
discretion, and she had intrusted KdwarJ
Leighton with the secret.
Cll UTKIt, II.
Edward Leighton had been wont to call
Helen Tcnniel his sweetheart in thuiri-hild-hood,
when his father was mill one of tin.'
leaditi' men of the town ; and .Mr. Tcnniel,
though not as intimate with him as Kirh.
srd Fellows, had regarded him in every
way as a desirable acquaintance. lie-verses,
however, had attended Mr. Leiijliton's later
years, and after an absence from Eldridge
of one or two years, hu died, poor and
broken-hearted, and was soon followed to
the grave by his wife, a woman whose
health, at all times poor, had completely
given way under , her load of sorrow and
adversity. Kdward Leighton, their only
child, found himself al sixteen an orphan,
and utterly without means of subsistence.
It was then that Mr. Fellows, using his
good ofnecs with Luther Tcnniel, secured
the lad a position in Tcnniel it Courtney's
bank, in which he had risen, in the course
of six or seven years, to a position of trust
and responsibility. I'nl'orlunately (or him,
he had, as time wore on, and Helen Tcnniel
developed into a charming girl of sixteen
or seventeen, allowed his once childish
feelings to ripen into a genuine, devoted
love, which Helen returned wilh all the
intensity of her ardent mid de'ermined
nature. As soon as this state of things was
discovered, Mr. Tcnniel decided on a trip
to Kttropn as a sure cure, and great was his
disappointment when, a few months after
his return, he discovered that notwith
standing a year's absence, the old I'l'. -5
had new r died out, and that his cure
only served to, if possible, aggravate the
A short time before the scene described
in tit foregoing chapter, Mr. Tcnniel had
given Helen a certain limit of lime to break
olT all intercourse, with the threat that if
his wishes were not complied with, he
would then speak lo Leighton himself, and
tender him the, alternative of a permanent,
position and rapid promotion in the employ
of Tenniel it ('ourtney, in case he would
engage, to abandon all" claims upon Helen,
and restrict his intercourse w ith her to the
merest acquaintance, promising further to
send him to Europe for a time, in the
interest of the concern, in order lo render
this courso more easy, or of immediate
discharge, with nolhing hut a good recom.
inendation as to ability and integrity, and a
month a salary in advance, in case iu: should
persist in his attentions to Helen, or decline
lo release her absolutely from any " absurd
engagement," as Mr. Tcnniel styled it,
which might exist Itel wren them. This
threat he had prepared himself to carry out
that very morning, but the reference to the
state of the phonograph, made to his friend
Mr. Fellows, had led him into a train ol
thought which, for the moment, deferred
the execution of his plans.
Mr. Tcnniel was naturally a man ol
houur, and any thing underhanded was
completely foreign to his character; but
what will not man saerillc.e to his idol?
Every man for whom things tmiiiiorfU
are of the highest importance, worships
some idol; and for this idol, whether
ambition, wealth, or Jove, the honest man
vvill compromise his integrity, the proud
man will swallow his pride, the generous
man vill stitle ids affections.
It hat cost Mr. Tennicil some sacrifice
of his n.iturally honorable nature, to con-
scut to the construction ot this invisible
eavesdropper, and it was only owing to the
urgent and persistent solicitations ol Mr.
Fe'lows, who was sincerely desirous, from
scientific motives solely, of practically illtts.
tratingthc effect of his Improvements, that
he finally yielded, and allowed the litres
sary alterations to be made in the private
ollice. So far, the experiment hud not
lieen altogether suecesslul, and although li
few days previous Mr. Fellows had suc
ceeded in bo accurately reproducing, two
or three, times in succession, words, unci
even sentences, littered by Mr. Tenniel, that
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both gentlemen pronounced it completely
suecesslul, u second tttvl third trial, con
ducted v, ithoiit Mr. Fellows' assistance, had
Mr. Tenniel had no doubt, however, that
thee; failures were duo to .some inaUc ntinii
t.idi tail iu their adjustment of the Instru
ment, mid that Mr, Fellows would be able
at once to rectify the delect, This thought
had suirgested another, which few people
who knew Mf. Tenniel would have thought
him likely to inilulire in. Uut Mr. Ten
niel's idol was his will, and to witisfy that
he felt willing to use all the weapons at his
coiiimaiul. if he could only by fair prom
iscs of brilliant prospects by the strongest
inducements- oil'erc d to this young man's
ambition, wring iVwii him soinu word or
expression unworthy of a true and devoted
love, sue It as Helen, he well knew, would
expert from the man to whom she had
given her heart, and give her by means of
liiis terrible, because unseen and Irrefutable
witness, convincing evidence thereof, would
he not succeed in detaching her alleeiion
from him, and perhaps tmlu-titute iu lu-r
heart aversion for love?
A few moments of mental conlliet, all
too brief, alas! and this course was decided
on and the interview postponed until
anoihi r day when Mr. Fellows would have
got the apparatus oncct more into good
The crisis wh'r'i Ldwaru Leighton, fore
warned by llel .i was awaiting, did not oc
cur thai day. ' I Tenniel, w ith a self-control
which wa's 1..- second nature where his
mind was m ci up, cave no outward sign
of agitation, mid I'.dward began to feel
almost encoiiiagcd to hope, that for once
probably the first lime, in his life, he was
going to forego his own wishes for the sake
ol his daughter's happiness. Vain hope!
The greater part of that day was spent by
Mrs. Tenniel in sadness, by' Helen iu sus
pense, by Ivl ward in alternate anxious
hopes au'd fears, by Mr. Tenniel in subdued
auger mingled with a little shame at tho
underhanded course he had decided up-ui,
and by Mr. Fdows, and by him alone,
contcnte-llv, in investigating" re-arranging
and adjusting A.1 idol, wilh all the eiithu
siaMii ol a di-vini d worshipper, until at hu-t
he b id the satisfaction of limling it worked
" Now mind you test iL to-morrow," were
his parting words to Mr. Tcnniel, as he
showed him for tho last time how- lo wind
it so as to cause the plate to revolve, " it is
;:! ready. Set and everything, and if you
, i w ind it, without "disturbing it in any
wa ;, i: v 11 go without intermission for
twelve, hours, and will record all soiind.i
occurring in this room during that time."
C H A V I F. 11 III.
I', is about time that we should introduce
to our readers two other personages, who
will have important parts to play in the
events we are about to narrate.
Mr. Merlon Courtney, Mr. Tenniel's part
ner, was quilc a contrast lo his senior. A!
llion ;!i of tin- same age, he looked muc h
younger. A smile was ever on his lips,
bill tie! smile was always the same, indeed,
lo a, skilled physiognomist, il conveyed no
sense of pleasure or hilarity hilarity, did
we say? That was an emotion that never
had a place in Merlon Courtney's breast.
His whole manner was of Ihe suave and
impressive order. He was a great favorite:
w ith Ihe ladies, young and old, never losing
an opportunity to render to tlirm those
little attentions which are: so dear to the
fair, or us Mr. Anthony Hutu in styled them,
the soft se:x. To .Mrs. Tenniel he was Ihe
personification of a perfect gentleman
"kindly, courteous, christian gentleman,"
sho used to call him, and deeply did she
resent Helen's criticism of him (i'or Helen
never liked him) that you never knew
whether he wa.i sincere or making fun ol
you. While not so great a favorite with
the male as with tho female portion of tho
population of Lldredge, he might yet be
siyled a thoroughly popular man. Even
Ihose w ho did not like him pe rsemally ad
milled his ability and general popularity,
and the result was that alter having tilled
various minor political ollices, he had sonic
fix years previous been elected to Congress,
and' kept his .seat ever since, having indeed
met with no opposition worth mentioning
until the: last election, when party politic
had run particuiarly high, and the contest,
even in his district, had been bitter, and hi.
seat secured to lum by u comparatively
Kichard Courtney, his son, was a young
lawyer ol considerable ability; a thorough
mail of the world, notwiihstanding his
youth; one who, to an excellent education,
had added the advantage of two years
travel in Europe, and enjoyed the reputa
tion, easily acquired by a rich man's son,
who, insli-ad of relying upon his father's
wealth and social position, shows himself
equal to carving out his fortune for him
self. Kichard Courtney was a truly devoted
admirer of Helen Tenniel, and Helen re
turned his ardent feelings wilh a simple
feeling of friendship, which, while far from
satisfactory to a lover, was, perfectly gen
uine, notwiihstanding her antipathy to his
Kichard Courtney was indeed a noble
fellow, but it must be confessed that he
partook more of the nature of his mother,
w ith whom, until her death, a sheirt time
be fore: the date at w hich we write, he had
maintained relations of a fraternal rather
than a strictly tllial character.
It w;is only after the strongest assurance
of his father that Mr. Tenniel would neve r
permit a marriage between his daughter
and Edward Leighton that he, had per
mitted himself io pay more than ordinary
atlentions to Helen, endeavoring mean
while to persuade himself that Ihe apparent
attachment to Leighton was merely the
friendship of early days. U was under
these inline -nces that, on the very day when
Mr. Tenniel, having made all his arrange
inents, summoned Leighton to a conference
in his private ollice, Kichard Courtney pre.
sen tec 1 himself at the Tenniel mansion,
and having been duly admitted to an audi,
enee with Helen, then and Hitc made her
a formal offer of his heart and hand. We
need not dwell on this interview. Its result
will have been anticipated by the reade r,
and we will merely stale, that while it was
almost as painful lo the generous hearted
girl to be compelled to cause sorrow to a
friend, whom she highly esteemed, as it
was to him to hear it, yet each one, after
the interview was over, appreciated the
other's worth better than before, and Rich
aril was no longer left in doubt as to
Helen's true feelings for Edward Leighton.
The interview between Edward himself
and Mr. Tenniel was, as may bo supposed,
of a most unsatisfactory character.
Edward Leighton proved firm, or, ns Mr.
Tcnniel styled it, pre sumptuously obstinate,
and certainly Mr. Tenniel's own obstinacy
was never more strongly displayed, It diil
not take long for tho persistent lover and
the obdurate father to conic to a conclusion,
and w ithin two hours a check for the bal
anco of the current month's salary nnd the
month following was lying on Edward
Leighton's desk, and pinned to it was a
brief letter of recommendation signed by
Mr. Courtney, nnd referring in high terms
to Edward's 'v nnd integrity.
Within r hour ho had left the
bank, a frown on u brow and bitterness
in his heart. Tho first person bo met on
the street wtis Richard Courtney, who slop
ped him, with the remark: "What's the
matter, Leighton? It Is not usual to see
you leaving the bank tit this hour of tho
SUNDAY MOltNlNir, MARCH fl, 1881.
Kichard Courtney tried to speak naturally
as he addressed his, in one sense, success
ful rival, but his ell'ort at self control im
parted a constrained tone lo his voice,
which Ihe other attributed ton totally dif
ferent cause. His voice Ireinhli'd with
agitation as lie replied, advancing his pal
lid lace towanl Courtney's in a manner
almost approaching a threat: ' You know
hut loo well what is the matter, Mr. Court
ney. Such a remark from you, at such u
lime, is an insult, liut your triumph w ill
be short-lived I can tell you, and old
Lttlher Tenniel will rue his part in Ihis
matter ere long."
Uiehard Courtney made a motion ns If
to deprecate the other's action, but with an
Impatient gesture Leighton strode by him.
In a very short time afterward, "Helen
received from a messenger hoy the follow
"I h tiilke-il wllli ymir falhfr. I nm tlUrhHrwcl
fri'in tlic lih k. Meet mih at lit l.rl 1'nai I nnd
l.liailreulb, I muiUt-u yuu. Ai ovor, your own,
The place of meeting above indicated
was close to the bank. But a moment's
reflection convinced Helen that the place
and time were well chosen for a private in
lerview, us the hank closed regularly at
live, nnd so did most of the olllees in Ihe
neighborhood, so that at that hour the
vicinity of the place designated was almost
entirely deserted, ller blood boiled at
Ihis uc't of injustice, and her resolution to
obey her lover's summons was quickly
It was not long tiller his Interview with
Leighton before Mr. Tenniel began to feel
some qualms of conscience at Ihe man
ner in which he had ae ted. He could not
but fear lest Hele n, in the face of I-igh-Ion's
discharge, should do something des
perate, and liealre-ady felt half convinced
that she would at least persist in her re
jection of Kie hard Courtney's suit. How
ever, he had communicated his action to
bis pailncr, and requested him to attend to
the: business part of the matter and ho
would not go back. III! saw Leighton as
he met Kichard Courtney on thcuttcct, and
had it not been for this meeting lie fellthat
he would have been sorely te-iiipled to call
1 1 i in back, lie thought of hi. daughter's
tears and his w ili-'s sadness when he should
return home! and tell them what he had
ilone. He looked at his watch; il was
three o'eloi k ill the afternoon.
Mr. Tenniel felt harassed and worrinl
bv the events of Ihe day. He still had an.
oilier painful duty to perform, howe ver.
On his return from' Europe, he had found
business matters iii a most unsatisfactory
condition. Serious losses had Ix-cn suf.
b reel by the til in of Ti nniel it Courtney
during his ab-ence. Various circumstance:-
had occurred since his return
which had convinced him that serious
mismanagement had existed in the con
duel not only of the; business of Hu: hunk,
but also of fiisown private affairs, which
he bad b li in the hands of his trusted
partner, having aimed the latter with a
lull power of aitor-ii-y which had conferred
on Mr. Courtney their absolute control,
and, while he atiribuled thisstaie of things
to his partner'.- necessary attention to
political niaUi-is during the exeile-me nt at
lending the recent dec lion, he nevertheless
felt it his duly to make a thorough exami
nation, both "of his otfn private business
tend of the all airs of the firm, and he
could not divest himself of a sort of pre
sentiment of evil to collie. The absence of
Leighton, who had for a year or two occu
pied in some measure: the place of confi
dential clerk, rende re d his distasteful task
still more arduous. However, it had lobe
undertaken, and the soone r the U tter. He
concluded to devote the rest of the; day to
this business, and ringing a bell whic h
Stood on tin: table he requested the clerk,
who answered his s-umnioiis, to bring him
a box of documents ftom the vault, and
directing that he should on no account be
el i.-.t tubed, he set himse if to work in a by
no means enviable frame of mind. "1
shall be: less liable to interruption here,"
he thought lo himself, " than at my own
desk;" and with tin c xieession of weari
ness ami depression that he could not con
trol, he involunrarily exclaimed aloud,
" Well, let the worst be w hat it may,
Lm In r Teimie I will met t it like a man "
lb-would scarcely have spoken so eon.
fidenlly, perhaps, hud he known that with
in a few short hours the faiihful iin-eer.
witue-s in his phonographic chamber
would have indelibly recorded his tragic;
Widdn three hours, Luther Tcnniel lay
lie ad w ith a bulb t in his brain. A pistol
shot, unheard and unheeded, save by the
strange mechanical witne.-s devisee ,y
old Iricnd, had sent him to his lal accouuL
i ' 'iiiitiiiiie-el next Silli'luy Unity)
Wiu.s oiu: knows a good thing it should
be told ; and we elo know from experience'
that Dr. Hull's Cough Syrup is the best
remedy for Coughs aim Colds we ever used.
It only costs t'" ce nts a bottle-.
A Couirli, Cold or Sore 'I limit
should be stopped. Aeglect, frequently re
sults in an Incurable Lun disease or Con
sumption. Iirown's Krone hial Troches do
not disorder the stomach like cough syrups
ami balsams, but act directly em the inllani
ed pails, allaying irritation, give relief in
Asthma. Kronelutis, Coughs, Catarrh, and
the Throt Troubles which Singe-rs and
Public Speakers are subjec t to. For thirty
years Iirown's lironehial Troches have been
recommended by physicians, and always
give ie i feet satisfaction. Having been
tested by wide and constant use for nearly
an entire! geiu-ration, they have attained
well merited rank among the few staple
ri'lliedies of the: age. Sold at rents a
Few persons so fully appreciate! the value
of newspaper advertising as those sulTering
from Kilioiisness, or Liver complaint, when
they read the advertisement of Spring IJIos
som and try if. Prices: $1., 00 cents, and
trial bottles 10 cents.
Wm. II. 1Yi,i,..n, Fowlerville.', Mich.,
says: 1 have not rested better for months
than I diil last, night. The "Only Ltuif
Pad" has helped ine wonderfully. Sec
Miis. Kahmiokkt, cor. Pratt and 1 road
way, has been a sufferer for 12 years
throui li Rheumatism, and lias tried every
remedy hIio could hear of, but received no
benefit, until recommended to try the Ec
lectricOil. Sim says sho cannot express
the satisfaction sho feels at having her pain
entirely removed and her Rheumatism
cured, Paul (L 8-luili, Agent.
Lydia E. Pjnkiiam'b Vegetable Com
pound will at all times, and under all cir
cumstances, net in harmony with the laws
that govern the female syHtein. Address
Mrs. Lydia E. Pinkliam, 21)3 Western ave
nue, Lynn, Mass., for circulars.
A Uond Study.
The proper study of mankind is man,
and the proper cure for sick Headache and
Riliotisncss is Spring lllossom. Prices: $1.,
fif) cents, nnd trial bottles 10 cents,
Nouralgia, Scicfica, Lumbago,
Backache, Sorenoss of the Chost, Gout,
Quinsy, Sore Throat, Swellings and
Sprains, Burns and Scalds,
General Bodily Pains, ,
Tooth, Ear and Hoadache, Frosted Feet
and Ears, and all other Fains
Nil rri'i'srsti'in en earth cem!.- St .t iron. ein. m
S . ir-, n'in;ie Mil l 7irei I'.v'crim! I'.iiiiHy.
A t-'iil i nlHils hut tin- eiiiiiiiinit'Vt ly tr-.!liiiir niulny
el Hit renin, Hiet every otie MiiTerilitf wilh pain
isn llUVI" r'henp 11 tul i-iUVe priml ef its vlttilljS.
Iiireotintis in Klevi'n I hiiituu.- s.
BOLD BY ALL DiinGOI?TS AND DEALER8 15
A. VO CILLER fc CO.,
ilnltiuiorr Jf rf V. H. M
m:w Al i;i;iikm IMS.
m VL1 ?' - to :W St"- I'l
HlAiN VS' 'M' I'lU'-T free
IV'a'11 '.,!,r.-- DAN I ML K. IJKATTY,
iKliinlipii N .1
An Only IhiiLrlitei' fiirnl of
W hen 't utli wtis luiniiv i .'ii I.1, nil rr-meila t
liiivii.t- t.iili il. hi, (I 1 1 r .I'lites wn Mperinieiitint!
mill tie- IMiinv tii-rlis irl t ' i ''. t n he ' rUleiitly
Hi-tell- li l'f' I' I nt inn v hii h i hu il I; inily i liilil of
i;,iS"i o-Tiiisi. His rlnlil i iintt in llu- i-ceititry and
i I jiiy'm On- lie:t uf le-m I i . II.- pr .-,.-.! In the
Wuriii ttett l'iiS-i illlliiV e-in l,i- ,,,.iti,-iv Hint per
m.ll,' ll'lv I lirnl. The l)..r!r lum M'S Ihis !'
lr c, unit hhk'i'L' t'i three lent miti to my
i Xn-li-e- 'I I i- II' rh ill-i ii:n- Niflit Sneiitu
N.lll-i'H lit the Sti. nee h. Mill i!l '.reuk i; frefh
C'iiil ih lui'iilv rieir !.ii.i:, A'iilri - I'ruilile.e k A I'n,
'il ':' Hki e si . I j i : -i '. I. I. In. I, nini r,' ttii .."1mt
fltl.i'' t rlem cier known
& si itN. . .....
V a lllllc, itii.l llruilirn.
OUR $15 SHOT-GUN
t'J'a 1 i-T'-iUiy reiiiis-(l pnre.
ar s- i.'i stKmp i-ir eur -w
l.,i-l-i,!..,1 I i, I,,
i-.i-ovi.n.Asi s.aas --i. i.v i.ss.'.Ti.o.
A KUIS1CAT. "WONDER.
VV. -.--. - -r-
$Si.--.J !, '!. !,;4i.,V4
s.i.-- - ,"i ii i'
-"i!it, riri.o lh l"VM
' t v -' I w .i.v pruCmf
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'-n wl..h krivniwi rao
i, ---t,.-, irl, tad
. t . i-4f-- I i".ilUa-.
M.tlo Ml., CIllUMKUk
I ,i-l 1,1
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i1 A v"'t:t '"' ' 1 - n ii lull in
I I -'ri'' l"' "ee-el.lj til.' in. i.l
l I I I ,,r"' ' ''''''' ,'1'' '" " 'I'11' "l,v elie nil,
fill I f- in- !i. '! !- I or l n n
Ti t" I' r n a1 il lii.r iiisine ii,iii nh m
I ' l l' iii.i! p'i., ii. t hut in v niie run
liliike tr r.-i t pn.i, - In in i . -.!! Ni, ,. ne i mi full
Willi IK Kllilht: til I'.iirk Wnll.eli ri' H- I Chllll
Ml" lllell ll'ivf lllnl i.ilf- (HII I - 111 llTl'i- tlllllln
MhIiv hiive nine--iii i-,.- i,.! m nnr huiiitieil
liiilur ic ii Mil. '- Nnthiht like il i-M-r
kliouii liefure. AS! c ' e.-'ii. i' no nirpi i-'l iii tin
ease Hli'l rnii'hi i i' i:'i u '.ii ii ih.-y lire nhle In lieiiee
Mi"liey. Vim emi . ii tilth dunlin- (turini;
vmir spnre 1 , in. ni i;ti d' prullt Vn mln mil luve to
inve-t riipilul in II We 'uke hII Ihe risk Thime:
ho lieell remit- I I' ' . - Ill ill III v tilt- III ll III ti .
All liirtilhlii r In-. A, Mies- TKI K .t t'O.-Au
yuilii. Attn in-.
RAT K NTS
Olitafni'il lf in-w iiiveiitintiH, nr fur tin ri vtrtu nt a
nn old nin i' ; lr ne. 'lirnl nr oilier i-niu pun nilf, Irnilei
miirku mill lnlii'li1 t'livmiH, AKfik'ninititii, Inter
feriiiire-n, Appeeiln. Sulm f"r lnfritn;eiiii-litii, nnrl
Hi 1 ens-en ftriiini; nmli-r the I'lilent l.nwn, prninpl
Iv itttelliteil tn - InvrntiiiliK Unit liave: been
P V I VI "I1 !' I b' i'11"" lny "lu.
i Ti'i I j' 1 lil' jn must rnn-r, hp imletiicil by
im llein eippnsite tin-f. ,s. Pstent lleiiartmenl,
ttnit rru'iiueil Iii I'uletii himiiii-Hs i-jrlunively, we run
liinkii clnMi-r hi-ii'i hen, innl HiTiin1 1'nleiitn mure
prMMptly. mnl w ill' hrem I' r e UiniH. ikiui tliiie whti
Hre ri'iniile fmin W'iiitieinri.
I V V V VI'l 1 "is! "'"'t "" III"1'1'! nr "ketrh f
lil Y Tiii I 'lli yntir ilevli-e; ttn niKkei i:
nnillllltlDIIH Hllil nlltlxi' ll tn pntellllltlllltv, free of
rhiirKi'. All rnrn M)imiii.irii ulrii-tly rntiflrleiitlal .
I'rirmi Inw, ami n e Inirire iinlenn 1'nlimt In ni-ctirud.
Tu n-fisr In W ni. h I ii et i m , In Uun l'ontmati'r
(Itni-rnl t). V Key. Hev. K. I) I'liwe-r The Herman
Anii-rimn Natininil Hunk. In eiflli-iiiln in thei I!. K,
1'atrnl tlflli i', bihI tn Si'iiiitnm nml ttepri'niMitnllvt'ii
In 0"in,renii : niie) I'upei lHllv In nnr rllerilH In every
HtHic 111 the L'tii'ili Hint in C'riiiicIh. AeMrcM
C. A. SNOW tSc CO..
Opponltcl'at lit OIHi'C. WKHhliiirlim U. C
IJknm. K. (Iiiaiton, Sicuiy 1!. Laud
IIai.iii;I!T 1). I 'a ink.
I.Stu ( 'nliiinisneiiier of I'Hleiiln,
P A T U N T S
PAIN K, (IKAI'TON tt LADI,
Atlorni'V ut I.nw nnil rinlle-ltiiiH or Attcrlcsssnd
4 IS KIH'II HTHKKT, WASlllNOTONi I
Prnctle-ei piiiont Inw In all It liriincln'i V, ' !.',h
1'iitent Ollli a, hiiiI In the Hiiiiri-nm biicI ,,rJ"'li
t'nnrtinif the Lnileil Slaten. l'iiiiiililfl nt'in ime
em recelit (if Ktiillip for pnnliii'
A. Otilflt sent friM' to thiiHi- h" '.Jl'iuiihll.
(I) k BK-; i'"li i.i.h.1 1 1 1 '' " ' t'verv I h 1 1 IK II 1'
work-rs wntiteil at imc-ej "'' "Lr" nJi,k h as
lilies I tlmlillHlness. I.S'1 ' ,"",'! "i" n
men, .nd yuuiiK l'." am' ,L,rlJ,liu i ,1, .i 'liinro
linn who lawlltliiK to work f al Is t o m e.i ninrc
liifilii'Veverv ililVtli r,iu 1,0 '"'" k.m
i hc fimZS.' 1 ,""") VUK'T, i"1 "J'i"
HI 1 (ltd I " f'Ttuuu. Aelilrcim U.
llALliK IT 4 '" '"
MA UAfl ftfl
WANTED. Viintifiietorliii' innn-ni v-nrits a
buxine-HH n.uii le Cairo, nn I lii'-vury city emit al
ri'iidvt.iki li. i A trw hundred dnlliiiH neciimiaiy to
pay for ii'irielH em delivery or it orders Iihvb hei'ii
seciireil lur tint SHitie-. I I'd per month prnllt
Ktiarunl"i il, The luest si-iiruhiiij; Inve stliiatlon
M.lielied A S AKNed.l) it in, enriier rim
Streiil and Hi unci why, lironklj il, N, Y.
THE MILD POWEE
j Uuninlireya' Eomeopathio Specifics
I'rnteil fmin Hinplii ex perleiiee un entire
au Mini'le, I'riniipl, t lllelenl. niel
llellllhle. Ok) nr 1 lie ul.l) liiiUielim
itilnpit-'l v i -ii lur lis".
I.IK'i eiiiseii'Ai. a. el un. I'MRK.
I. h nr, I 'lini'stliiii, 1 1 1 11 ii ri i null 1 1 i i h. :i,
'i lirinn. W nrili I el er, W hi III I nl le, J.'i
:- i n Oik C'nlie, er le, thing ef InfuiitH,
I. Iluirrlit n nf 1 hil'lieii ir A'luiis, :i
h. Ilenlerv, UrlpliH:. Iiiln.iis I ulle, .ii
li, I lii'lera Mnrbim, V mi II Inn, . - ;H
V. I llliulln, I lil'l, I'-rilliellllln, . ....)
H. eiirilltflll, 'Innlhaehe, l iieeni'lie. - .1
II lliKtril'he, Sli k llell'liehes, I l llell, 'i
i. ly-ieI.IH, Klllnn' Hlillniieli, . .
rr, 1 1, hu pp rewieil nr lfiliilnl I'erlinju. .4!
I'J. S lilies. Inn pri'tiisn I'erlniU. . .J-'i
I :. i rilllM. I'nllKll, I'lriielilt I'l i HI h lllll,
II. Mill Illleillll, y rtslielii-, I rii.ll..iH, U
,'i lllielllinillain, I llninii.il le lulu,, . .':,
Hi. leterHinl mie.i hill, l-eier, A,: lien, mi
li. Piles, t 1 1 1 -1 or llleeilliik', ,91
Id. I lllii rr'l ."'lie lil el: I - .lie: I li till' llll, Til
)i. I nn riiiu-li. i"l' M i- -In, .M'
.1. 1 1 elie I'll I I le III 1 1 1 - , I'll- I t .ikll' sl, ,Ul
.1. Kntnt't lllsi iine,
Js. Neri Ileliililv f I'eriieili.irli, ii. lie
m. I f iiiii 1 1 enli nes, i' etoin: Oi" lu-i,.Vi
,i III. "imp .1 (lie Heur I . I ii! i-i nl loll, In
l-,,r ., in -1 ii i u' i' i s t -, ' if ,-1 1 1 hy th" i 'lisf ,
nrslnnl.- V i ll I" I'l ' lllll.' , mi reeell-t nf
prlee S. i' l 1'ir III. Illlllll'llie1 .' Illmll on
llUense. A e . II , ,.1-n lllll. irated
( llllil'ille. I HI' I-.
A'l'li-"-. I C hiii li II re V -1 lli'ilienl'lillllr
Aleil. t ii., lie) I ullun (M.. .e nrk.
(live- Iii. ii nut relief mid Is aDti-fslhMo
CURE FOR ALL KINDS OF PILES,
F'il'1 t'V I'm -i-'tiev-nrn i ere. J'r'e,., I' rmp-r lint
f.r'i" Hit- e.i.,1. Sh ' j 1 s in-rit It " i" J-l tsipi.
i-i'l jlimi:'- f rn.t.y I'. N.-i-t ,.-.. rf i nH l'...t j'.niL
fctW I ul k lllj. fc'.k IlUi.d. u lur riot IreUi.ll.
I. s-rf.-. i ' r ,r- . Prurmon' . I On-t--.l I On-ri vh.
p-l in.-I i' a nh.,ril,-i ti, ft,. 14.,,!. i,,v, .ij.-n.i
"!! I VS . . . 1 ' . K I -'--,, I -I I if,. I-:,.
buiJ u) in.., .-i-n. W B ii-'JUriC-.'-.s 4 (.0 ti J
13 W Is'i-s r-vnn. Ri.iv-"
H PJ T)R. KLINE 3GREA1
. U Vrt Nerve Restore'
J F rvf HrSTnnriJ
't n'J lit i, is A .s i s. i. l'i -niiiA. I'".viu-I
fy tsi in 1 :f i.i"'i line. ''). jy.. A'l'ir.r
r j h-,t .:,1 V' l' se M I Kt-iil t,,tt',e-.
I ,t t- il Ms. ltl-v ; - ' h i-1 ;"' 1.'' . S:,'l nsil
IV o. 1 .' .l I'l I'K. K I I SK. t I
.in. 1. : I'l.i.Ai' .-j.'; .srr nfi'Kiu.uriy.
Vn-imi'. m. 'i'-lnin. At.t.A'C SOI.TTet.R MKPt.
t ATKII li'H ulri.s. i sucti d lKl.i'.tr M,
CJl " te I.
No. 1 .!l pi.p fir f-- Ii 1 rr .1 , r,r I. ...
Vi. 2 - .il i -j -. 1,..- io i uo.l.aulp Ita. , lei oiV.trf
Of h'lW I'.Lli ll'et.' s'.
Nn ii-ji ',, . , i ,.f f:i,',, f oTini1, or re) of
fe.rjiltiif'i'.n', t;.!ii sre r rt.u -. i t m-iui p '1)"-',. a
ry il, mr.ir r, im- p,. .t.v.'s of trm t ntn, So
yrli.-..., i,t --'- n.-t t t ii,,-..i,ut ut pr . o'Jicr
p rl'i'i. s,, !;.i.,:t;i,,..
Pr.ep . .'. s'il.1) UT ALL MifliOlsT.-J, or
Hisili' l f r. p er ,-.
For f t leriH-i. u -i -el f r c!-'' trsr.
I'. O. II i J I', Ai.I.A '. i ii.. (4 U'.i.ii nrrst.
Vrs ' - K ,
Heiifl M; r-srar.) f r r tr : tl.iy ul out
V-if k. fc si.i sur cure.
1 Or Ivly ' ' st n : 'i- ne-ir
u.i In s- lil n ii-i-.f slii.p
Ihltnf frrr ',y Jf II, lht
may pr,.ve t'ie .t.'iiviru-"' .in- In Ire of uni ces..
Il it i -''' i.; : y : isle i t" I'l.e fin Iisve fl.rhi-'l
Ihe f...'.l "1 t'r.p lull Vli-r-.s M. loi.'Mi, IU
Greene n r. S'.re-I, M sr Vurk.
T5T AKtOUS f.lr..
iNVlGORATOR. r rrra
r iiiM.,li- ilmr-rr-t
I I iuoi ( 'I t m
I..! . I'l. Km U. 1'
mr, m im m pu;i m tax
I'.'p.-.r- ly. Ari i'- V.-f.
j i i rtr M" I r- ' S l
,N-i .Ik, I t.
-STEM 35kJUN WORKS,
t,..i.. Li...,: trs...im MntLci,d. f.rtiniirLoo
l-.r.H., h..o.ll.,(r Shot Cm., t is to f -k Dool.Ui
.iiniLlLSinl mi. Hiiil'Ii Cuns.lii'if J'. lilll'S. si''
i-l tevnlvirs ft t'iffi. rpn Ifor n- ll!iitrati-',
"i i , i' in nf
i i- .. N fi '!,
RE YOU SICK OR AN INVALID?
VThin .11 u.-r n.mr.i f.,1 v.t.,1 ..i ll. CW fl'l.T
MYSTKUt " ai.. I., n.r..!. M.t, Al-, S.., IWiihl,
Wl(hl ui4 Pre 1 1. I.-. AJ.i..., .t J II. MiisKI.KV,
110 Wtst I :ilh S'nst. N,w Y l
WALL ST. i;
rillTI'NKS'l M M
is sTim:ks i"i"
l'rolltswiii l'nifiiil i.-'l'iranli. .1. A'i'lnw WAKt
X).,lliuikuni.V lln .kern, 14 Iju-Ivuiki- I';. New or.
Ifl.. h.l. . I. e, tU -.il I ...lW
(iliAV'S sl'U Ir'li: MKIiU IM'.
TRADE MamK.TIh- (in nl Knulisli I KAKK
lleinei V. im nil
Piilinu' c-nrn lur
.spur in I. orrlioi'H,
lninntenrv. mill nil
disi'iist-s thill fol
low as ii I'tniHP-
Illlellt'C! of self
" ' 1 , , hIhisii: lis loss of a
DOlOro ittrii:sjiiu innry, iitnversiii
limsltlllllMIHlP Ml III'-' Illllk. dim-
Ihu liiie k. rilin g Fiar TaVini
ness ol vis n ii, iiren iiuro oin nm. ,
and miii.vothVrelisi'HM'S thai leml to IhhuiiIij-or
roiisunilitlnii unit a lire-nature prayo .
Kill I piirtii-nliirs iiioiirpiimplil"'. w"ll',,"u
stJclos'e.iillieehy mail m every one. ' 't "P";
rtrlc-meelle-lne Is sold Ly U dr.n:c;isls at ? pi r
pai knite, six for J.'s or will M ''' In'!' hy nm I on
receipt elf Hie, Pio.iKy liy inllressli,e 1 1 IK (.UA V
MKDIC'IN K CO., No. 8 Mei hanlt:s liloek, Detroit
Mle-ll. Sold In Cairn t'T llnn;ly Urns., 1 aul O
Bcluih mil eo K. O'lliim.
liens of vision, preniiiiuro old ni;i-. , . ..
-v Viiiirueli.iia hv luster
ley when it iroiiti'i) i-liiincii la
-i.....i ,l....,l,v ulivnvs
ke'pptni! poverty Inim yenlr
rioeir. Tin-no who ahvayej
take Bilviilitii'.'e ni ine kooii
chititron for timkliiE inoiiry Hint nm ollVrecl, uimi-riii-ly
buconio wealthy, whllo Hiosp who tin not Im
tiroTO sitrh rhnnt-vn remain In poverty. W ci want
nrnny men. women, tioys nnd Rlrli; to do work for
rluhtlnihelr own locnllile". I'"' Imnlni'M w'.
pay more) than Urn tunes ""ny aV'-,
hirnlshun eKpen'c'iislvu otttllt nntf all llmt
needrreo. Noon- who cMnriik'.'s lulls to m M
money rapidly. Vou can devote yeinr whole ll
to tho work, or only your npiuo momeiits. r''
Information and all tfnil I neeele'd sen frue. AU
dross HTINSON CO-i I'lirtlnnd. Mulue,