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tTAJKO." ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY MORNINtf, JANUAKY 2, 1884.
T BO f" E s hToTTa u :ATi.
Q.EORGE II . LEACH, M.D.
' PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.1
Bpecial attention paid to the 11 irneopathlc treat
ment of surgical diseases, and diseases of women
OKr"IL'K On I4ih street, opposite the Posl
office, Cairo, III.
JJR. J. E. STRONG,
129 Commercial Ave, Cairo, 111.
VAPOtt, ELBCTRO-VAPOU akd MBDICATKD
A lady In attendance.
QR. W. C. .TCCSLYN. 1
D E NTI8T,
OFFICE Kleata Street, near Comii errta! Atunut
R. E W. WniTLOCK, "
Omit No. IS Cosnrfwial Aventi. bttween
SM and N.Ltb t'.'wi:
"CITY GUN STORE"
Oldest in tho city; established in 1862.
Uum'i .ia , lxMw.cn 'th and lU:h Ma.
IfANVFACTCItEIt 4 DPALEK IN ALL KINDS
Ammunition uf all dem-r p'l'us a'way on hand at
BOTTU. l'KU E3.
General repsirlng In all kiudK of m?tnl. Keys
f all deecrlntion aiade to order, and sntlffactlon
warranted tiive me a call, and be conviui ed for
voorself, at toe a gu of the "MG til. '
JOHN A. KOIHILKR,
9t-Sm Proprietor, Cutro. Ill
J-Ju !E. INCE,
Manufacturer and Dealer In
6th Stree, between Com'l Ave. 'id Levee.
CHOKE BORING A. SPECIALTY
ALL KINDS OF AMCNITION.
Safes Hejatred. All Kinds of RVv Mtdc.
Boot & Shoe
No. DO Com'l Ave., Bet- 5th & 6th Sta.,
Just received a foil line of
FALL and WINTER GOODS
which he will anil at the lowest bottom prices. It
comprises the best of ST. LOU I a HANDMADE
and of BOSTON MASTFACTUHEH, LADIES'
and CHILORSN' N HOES, and UKNl'S' kib
HERRI KITH and SHOK.S.
t3fWe also make to ordor anything In onr line
M the bset material and woricmansnip.
For Sale br
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Sick Ueudauha, i
Impurity of the
Hlood, Fever and
and aU DUeaaei
cuimed by De
rangement of Liver, Ilowels and Kidney.
iVMPTO.MS OF A DISEASED UVER.
U.id Breath; I'ain in the Side, sometime the
pain it felt under the Shonlder-liUde, mistakes for
Rheumatism; general lost of appetite; liuwela
generally costive, I'imetimee alternating with lax;
' the head ii troubled with pain, it dull and heavy,
; with coruiderable loss of memory, accompanied
with a painful sensation of leaving undone something
which ought to have been done; a slight, dry cough
and flushed face is sometimes an attendant, often
mistaken lor consumption; the patient complains
of weariness and doi.ihly ; nervous, easily startled;
feet cold or burning, sometimes a prickly sensation
of the skin exists; spirits are low and despondent,
and, although satisfied tltat exercise would be bene
ficial, yet one can hardly summon up fortitude to
try it In fact, distrusts every remely. Several
ot the above symptoms auend the disease, but casea
have occurred when but lew of them existed, yet
examination after death has shown the Liver to
have been extensively deranged.
It should be used by all pontons, old aad
, young, whenever any of tits above
Person Traveling or Living In Un.
, hnaltby Localitiesby tnking a d ist occasion
ally to keep the Liver in healthy action, will avoid
all Malaria, lilllou attack, Dizziness, Nau
sea, Drowsiness, Depression of Spirits, etc. It
will Invkorate like a glass of wine, but tit no In
toxica ting beverage.
If Tou have eaten anything hard ot
dlKeetlon, or feel heavy after meals, or sleep
leal at night, take a dote and you will be relieved
Time and Doctor' mils will be aaved
by always keeping the Itcgulator
In the limine!
For, whatever the ailment may be, a thoroughly
safe purgative, alterative and tonic can
never be out of place. - '1 he remedy is harmleaa
and does not Interfere with business or
IT IS PURELY VEGETABLE,
And has all the power and efficacy of Calomel or
Quinine, without any of the injurious after etiects.
A Governor's Testimony.
Simmont Liver Regulator has been in use in tny
family for some time, and I am satisfied it is a
valuable addition to the medical science.
J. Gat, Shorter, tjovernorof Ala.
lion. Alexander If. Ktpnhnna, of Ga..
says; Have derived some benefit from the use of
Simmons Liver Regulator, and wish to give it s
"The only Thing that never fafls to
Believe." I have used many remedies for Dyt-
repsia. Liver Affection and Debility, but never
ave found anything to benefit me to the extent
Simmons Liver Regulator hat. I tent from Min
aeota to Georgia for it, and would send further for
aucn a medicine, and would advise all who are sim
ilarly aflected to give it a trial as it scents the only
thing that never fails to relieve
Pr M jANNtv, Minneapolis, Minn.
Dr. T, W. Maaon aaya: From actual ex
perience in the use of Simtn .i s Liver Rrgulator in
my practice I have been and am satisfied to um
and prescribe it as a purgative medicine.
JlayTake only the Genuine, which always
has on the Wrapper the red Z Trade-Mark
and Signature of J. II. ZK1L1N A CO.
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS". '
A New and complete Hotel, fronting o Levi;
Second and Railroad Streets,
Tbe Pattencer D pot of Ue Chicago, St. Lent
and .ew Orleans: Iillnola Central; Wabarh, St.
Loals and r&rlftc; Iron Mountain and Snatbern,
Mobile and Ohio; Cairo and St. Louie Kanwivf
are all Jnt scroti the atruet; while the Steamboat
Lanntiig le lint one aquare atetant.
This Hotel la heated by steam, baa (team
Laundry , Hydraulic Elevator. Electric Call Bells.
Automatic Kire-Alarms. Baths, absolutely pure air.
pertect sewerage and complete appointments.
Stperb furnishings; perfect service; and an an
Ij. V. P A It It K I? Ar nn..'Ism-
W. 8TKATTON, Cairo. T. BIRD, Missouri.
STKATTON & BIRD,
v No. 67 Ohio Levee, Cairo, I'.l.
'V?int Aniflcaa Powder Co.
FLOUR, (4RAIN AND HAY
Egyptian Flouring Mills
Hisrbflst Cash Priw Paid for Wheat.
136 Sc 138 Com'l Ave.
have received a full and complete lino
ol new F.illaud Winter
Cloaks, Dolmans, Notions, Etc.
A heavy stock of Body Brussels, Tapor
tries aud Ingrain '
A full stock of Oil Cloths, all slzos and prices.
A full ana complete stock is now belni
Closed oat at great bargains,
AU CJ-bocU at Uot torn Frioetl
FAILED TO .MATERIALIZE.
Tho Cold Corpus of Bro. Ht.ynei
Interred Without Benefit
Strange Hallucination of a Sect cf Spirit
Rllouloa Belief ! m Wife Tbat Her
ilaabaoti Would Travel via .
Heaven lo Chicago.
Nkw York, Jan. 1. Police Captain
French of New Lots, Long Island poiice,
was noliflxj yesterday tbat a man had died
at his borne In Brownsville, L. 1., ten days
ago, and bad not yet beoo Interred. Au in
vestigation brought to liubt a remarkable
case of superstition. Tbe deceased, Robert
J. Hay ne, was a member of a peculiar
sect known as tbe fu tb believers. It Ii a
religious society that we first beard of In
Brownville about five years ago. Seyen of
the brethren, five men and two women,
settled In tbe town at tbu
time In a house In Centre
street, and it was some time before tbe
community were aware tbat people of tbe
household were Spiritualists of a new or
der. It appears tbat tbe member of this
society never performed any manual labor
and to the residents In tbe neighborhood
the mantier of ibeir existence
HAS BERV A MYSTERY.
It Is believed that money has been re.
uelved by tbcm regularly from Chicago, for
a large number of letters passed through
the local postofflce for the faitb-balievers.
Toe bouse occupied by the society is a two-
story frame dwelling. Within, the apart
ments were found to be poorly furnished aud
anentireabseiiee of articles of ornament gave
to tbe room a oold, barren appearance.
The basement Is used as meeting room,
and there is little time throughout the day
or evening that passers-by cannot bear the
sound of the inmates, voices raised iu
prayer or song. To tbe town's-people
their peculiar mode of living seemed
strange, aud when the faith-believers en
deavored to make converts to their religion
tbe people received them with ridicule.
Nevertheless they succeeded in winning a
few semi-religious people to their ranks
aud continued to live firm in the belief tbat
they were under tbe especial care of God.
to whom they looked for foodj clothing and
shelter, apart from any effort Of their own.
About a year go one of the women sick
ened and died, and, a thev
HKVER al-LOWKD A PHYSICIAX
to prescribe for the members, it was ueces
sary for tbe coroner to bold an' inquest.
The friends of . the ... . deotased
member were satisfied " that the
woman would be resurrected,
in the course of a few weeks and demurred
wbeu ordered to bury the deceased. Tho
authorities finally took the body and
buried it. From tbat time Mr. Hayne
continued to decline until December 21,
when be died. Two days subsequently the
police were informed of bis deatb. Justice
Sberiock was notified and beld an
inquest, which resulted iu a verdict of
death ftom consuptlon. The proper certi
ficate was plven and It was thought u
lbs Dour would be interred on the
folio 1d day. Oo Sunday, nine dsvs after
death, word reached tbe police that the
body still remained in tbe care of the so
ciety. Capt. r rencb called at the house
and was met by
A LEADER OF TUB LITTLE BA.SD
wbossid, "Our brother is dead, but be
will returu again to life when
tbe spirit calls bim. Come and
see bow natural be looks." Tbe
members of tbe society escorted Capt.
French to a sleeping apartment on tbe sec
ond floor, where tbe body lay stretched out
upou a narrow eot near a bed occupied at
nigut by a member of tbe believers. Tbe
body of tbe dead man was reduced almost
to a skeleton. It was dressed In a business
suit, and bis bat wan on his head and shoes
ou bis feet. Mrs. Haynes, the wife of the
deceased, was uot about tlie
bouse, aud inquiry revealed tbe
f.ict tliat she hai gone to
Chicago tbe day before, where she would
wait for her husband, who, they bellee J,
would be able to join ber during the com
ing week. Tbe Society of Faith-Believers
claim to have received from tbe Spirit land
a message informing tbom tbat one ot their
number would be punished by having bis
spirit leave Dts body for twenty days. This
punishment, it is said, resulted from hit
DETERMINED FIGHT FOR LIFE.
At the end of the period given the spirit,
tbey said, would again return to Hay ties'
body and be would then be himself again.
An undertaker, af' " some difficulty, ln-
duoed the believers to allow him te bury
their compaaiou. Tnere was no
church services other than tbe pecular
mode of worship which is dally beld by the
members ot the household. The ignorant
people living at Brownsville tell strange
stories ot tbe "crazy spiritualists," as they
are called. About the hour of midnight,
belated pedestriuus aver that, while passing
tbe house, unnatural sounds ean be heard,
and brilliant flasbes ot light can be seen
through the windows. Several complaints
have been made to the police that strange
women goblins have been seen standing at
tho windows making grimaces at passing
strangers, and throwing their arms wildly
about. The Juvenile population of New
Lota refuse to pass the house "with ghosts
in," after dark.
Tbe PoatI Telegraph.
New YORK, Jan. 1. A meeting of tbe
stockholders of the Postal Telegraph and
Cable Company was held on the 28th Inst.,
and the following directors for the ensuing
year were elected; John W. Mickey, of
Virginia City, Nevada; Henry Cummins,
H. L. Horton, Henry Rosenor and O. S.
Coe, of New York; Gen. George W. Cass
of Pittsburge William K. Soutter and
George S. Hart of New York; Aliansnn
V. Beard of Boston; Ferdinand W.
Peck aud E. L. Gillette of
Chicago; Hector Do Castro,
Paris, France; and David B. Davidson
of New Yoik. These delegates held a meet
ing yesterday and elected the tollowlng of
ficers: John W. Mackay, President; Geo.
S. Coe, Vice-President; Henry Cumrmni,
second Vice-President and General Man
ager; H. L. Horton, Treasurer, Geo. K.
Williamson, Secretary and Auditor; Wm.
H. Fairbanks, Superintendent of Construc
tion . This completes the reorganization of
POSTAL TELEGRAPH COMPANY,
which It now operating its line to Chicago
nd has Just completed pole lines to Wash
ington via Philadelphia and Baltimore, and
from Chicago to St. Louis, and from Buffalo
through tbe oil regions to Pittsburgh, and
from Fostoria to Toledo. The wires are
being rapidly strung on these new lines,
and tbey will be opened for the publlo bus
iness about tbe middle ot February next.
Tbe Polle Enetrclio.
St. Lot; is, Jan. 1. The two chiefs ef
police reported at tbe Four Courts to-day
at usual a( tbe 11 o'ulook roll call. ' Chief
Cauipbill, who was assigned to do patrol
duty In tbe Central District, failed to au
wer fo his name and was again marked
"absent without leave." Everything is
waiting on the Court of Appeals, before,
which tribunal tbe action of the Police
Board will be laid for review.
In tbe meantime tbe candidates for the
prosiiutive vucancy are brlnglugeverytnflu-
eiicrio bear on tbe Individual members of
tbe Board. The mayor and commissioners
cautiously refuse to stute wbat their prefer
enc are, and the friends of the candidate!
ate making serious miscalculations in this
respect. It was very generally supposed
among Harrigan's friends tbat Mayor Kw.
lug and Gen. Gooding would favor Harrl
gan's appointment. Tbe fsot that Ewlog
personally favored Uarrigan for Sheriff, is
probably tbe foundation for the impression
tbat be will also favor him for Chief. It
was also believed by Harngaii's constitu
ents, that Gen. Goodln? will lie for Harri
gan when there is no longer any chance for
Campbell. Geo. Gooding was seeu ibis
morning and requested tbe publication ot
the statement tbat under no circumstances
will he ever vote for Harrlgan for Chief of
Tte Court of Appeals will meet to-morrow.
Nforka on Bed Koek.
New York, Jau. 1. Yesterday's prices
of stocks mark about the lowest point of
tbe depression which began about 8 year
ago, and, has continued with but tew in
termissions ever since. A comparison of
active stocks shows the following quota
tions; Dec. 81, 1880. 183.
Canada So 74 .VI
C. C. C. A I (Hi 65
C. B. & G list) 120
C.K.I 4P 13!) 117
C. A N. W 125 117
D. A U. G 86 25
Erie 50 It) '4
L. A N 89 45
Lake Shore 11U 95
Mich. Cem 125 80
C. M. A Si. P 114 f
M. K. fc T 44 21
NYC 154 112
Puiiionu 148 111
Tex. Pac 41 17
U. P 112 71
Wabash 41) 17
Wabash Pfd 87 3C
An Kxcltiua; Ncene on Hhlpbonrd.
Nkw YohK, Jan. 1. A panio was caused
Saturday night among tbe steerage passen
gers of tbe steamship Edam, which arrived
here yesterday, by a boy shouting 'fire"
in bis sleep. Tbere was a terrible excite
ment and struggle, and the officers had
much difficulty in preventing many from be
ing crushed in their efforts to get on deck.
A woman gave premature birth to a child
whicli was named Lena Kdam Roberheim.
Tbe mother and child are both doiug well.
To Kevlve I'atrloiUin.
Nkw Yore, Jan. 1. A number of des
iceudants of officers and soldiers of the
revolutionary war nrt yesterday at the
historic Frauncess tavern aud orgaulzed a
society of "Sons of the Revolution." Iu
object being to foster the patriotic splric
and collect historical data coucruing our
independence, Tbe organization will be
coumleted on Washington's birtbdav.
i A Cm-sjo of 'orpcat. -
Vicksburg, Jan. 1. The steamer Hard
Cash arrived from tbe Tallahatchie river at
4 o'clock last evening with three corpses
aboard Capt. B." B. Bell, maxier, . who
died on board at 1 p. m. with a congestive
chill; W. H. Foote, colored, who was
killed at i azoo City Saturday night, and
mat of Rev. W. 8. Hill, who died at Ship
yardstown. The Johnsou Case Compromised.
Indianapolis, Jan. 1. The GritHth
Johnson celebrated case came to an abrupt
termination last evenlnir, the plaintiff with
drawing all allegations of foul play and
fraud, and receiving a title In fee simple to
h's share of the property which he Joined
with Mrs. Jobuson in deeding away. The
scandal has proven a nine-days' wonder.
A Windy Coward.
Chicago, Jan 1. Paddy Ryan, wife and
mother arrived here last night from
Toledo. He says be will pull any one'
nose who calls him a cowanl; thai
Sullivan bas srigmstix-id bim as a eur, for
which next, time tliey meet in a akmn be
propose to wuip Sullivan in a rouu-and-tutiihle
Nkw York, Jan. 1. The Bauker's aud
Merchant's Telegraph company have pur
chased tbe control ot the Lehigh Telegraph
company,' which owns about 800 miles of
line in Eastern Pennsylvania. The com
pany opened its southern lines to-day at
Savaunah aud Cbarlestown.
A Preacher Assassinated.
Little Rock, Ark., Jan, 1. Sunday
last at a point fifty miles beyond Fort Smith,
in the Choctaw Nation, Rev. Samuel An
drews, on his way to fill a religious appoint
ment, was shot and killed by uuknown
parties. His murder Is supposed to be tbe
result of an old grudge.
FalllntT Ofl In Immigration.
New York, Jan. 1. During the past
year 388, 541 immigrants have passed through
Castle Garden. This as compared with
1882 shows a falling oft in the immigration
at this port of Go, StH. Of tbe immigrants
who arrived during 1883 about 170,000 are
Tragedy -Near Maflooii.
Mattoon, III., Jan. 1. Sunday night
Harvey Kinser shot bis brother William
through tbe body; in Jonesvillc this enmity.
William is still alive. The cause of the
tragedy was Harvey's love for William's
Bennani Coining; Home,
New York, Jan. 1 C. A. Beuham, the
mining broker who left here, owinj 25,
000 to his fellow brokers, has telegraphed
from San Francisco that he is on bis way
back to settfe his liabilities In full.
An Illinois Bank Failure.
Sullivan, III., Jan. 1. The Merchants'
and Farmers' H ink, in Lovlngton, owned
by S. H. ilerrell, and managed b Z. T.
Banks, cashier, baa failed tor $40,000; as
Leap Year Call.
Mattoon, III., Jau. 1. Leap year was
inaugurated to-day by thirty young in"n
chartering tbe Dole House and receiving
calls from tbelr young lady admirers.
Shot ills Misiresa.
Cincinnati. Jan. 1. Miss Minnie
White colored, shot last night by Jno.
While, her paramour, died this mora
iug. ... .." ;
A BAD MAN'S WILES, .
And a Husband's Unforgiving and Unre
Drive a Poor Deoeived and Betrayed
Woman In Despair to Her
St. Louis, Jan. 1. A brief dispatch
from Indianapolis this morning announces
the eud, by compromise of tbe Griffith
Johnson lawsuit growing out of tbe settle
ment of , property on the 14-year,
old boy "of the latter, by John
ion, bis wife, and Qrimtbtfhe lad's grand
father. It will be remembered bow Mrs.
Johnson was recently found, after au even
ing spent with her husband, dead in ner
bed with tbe evidences of murder or
suicide all around; how It was
hinted tbat the poor lady
had for some time been partially Insane,
and it was supposed tbat this bad caused
her to take her own life.
Suit was itibsequently brought by Griffith
to sel aside tbe conveyances, and the inti
mation was made that sir. Jonnson Knew
more ot his wife's deatb than It would be
safe for him to dlsolose.
In the oourse of the trial reference was
made to certain letters written by Mrs.
Johnson to her absent husband which
would strengthen the case of tbe defend
ant, but which he would not permit to be
read in court. This, however, he was
compelled by the Judge to d j. These not
only sustained bis case, but they umoiueu
a tale of suffering and woe consequent upon
an involuntary sin which none but a heart
of stone could read without emotion of the
proioundest pity for all .parties concerned,
excrpt the loathsome snake who crawled
athwart tb shadow ot tbelr onoe happy
home of his friends and left bis slimy trail
upou tl it touched.
As a filling couciusion of this chapter of
betrayed friendship and domestic woe, the
following letters from the erring but re
pentant and heart-broken wife, are repro
November 19, 1883.
My Dear Husband. Your letter of tbe
16th came thli morning Just In time to
save the last act in the scene of life with
me, I have everything prepared, aud to
night would have been tbe sleep which
knows no waking on earth with me. The
only consideration wbleh has deterred me
before, was that then all would be known,
aud for Griffith's sake, more than anything
else, I wanted to see if there was no alter
nativenot to to save my life, no, never,
for one moment. I would hive been will
ing to endure an eternity of woe if 1 could
have saved you and him. The reason tbatl
have Implored you to let roe see you all tbe
time, was tbat I thought to you alone I
could tell tbe truth. Tbe most unaccount
able part of the power possessed over me,
was tbat so long as I was In G. I could not
hee and feel this as I knew I should. I re
proached and wondered to myself, hut
every effort and determination I made
seemed ot no avail. 1 .was powerless. I
will tell you the truth, as I know and feel
it to be such.
There was never in any way c-y word or
deed auy improper advanoe made to me
until yon and G. bad gone to N. C. His
manner and conversation were kind, and
such as to gain my confidence, such as I
would feel toward one so much older than
roysnlf. aud in a position, as I thugur., to
maiiii any improprieties impossible. After
you left be constituted himself my guar
dian, coining! to take me to meals
and showing various other atten
tions which I did not receive without some
protest, as Mrs. G. and others could test ill v
it thev -would. He said you bad left
me In bis care, and I answered I did not
believe ft, because you know I could take
care of myself; still he persevered. I was
too confident. One day after you had been
gone some days, In the afternoon, be came
into ray room, I sat on tbe sofa, and be
was on a chair near the bureau. I was
occupied in some way, not looking up
(tbere had been nothing said to
alarm in ). when I felt an influ
ence, and looking up met his eyes fixed on
me and his lips moving. When I looked up
ho moved on tbe sofa, took my hand and
stroked It. I said, "Don't Major, you
can't mesmerize me; that bas been tried
before, " and he merely said, "Not,"
and kept my hand, and put tbe other on
my head and drew it toward bim. I felt
my will giving way, and begged bim to de
sist, but be kept me; and, though tbe door
was wide open, and I knew any moment I
might be exposed, I could not help it; but
tnere was nothing criminal. "
When the wronged husband, who knew
of his shame from his 14-year old son, the
boy having Intercepted a note passing be
tween his mother and her seducer, wrote
back to his wife, urging ber to tell the
whole truth, she made a full confession:
November, 23, 1888.
My God help me, aud you too, my hus
band. As I told you, there was nothing
except what I told you In my room before
you come home from N. C. Then, after our
interview in your room I did, indeed I did
iiiti'iul to break away from bim entirely,
but he sought an opportunity In the offioe
to speak to me. I told him I could not
talk with bim, and tbat our relatione as
friends must cease. Then be oommanded
nn'to meet him in tiie parlors to come to an
understanding. So, I think, It was In the
morning, soon after breakfast, when every
one bad gone away. The room were all
vacant, I am sure. I met bim there. I
was so agitated I could scarcely stand. He
took me in his arms and soothed my nerves,
and talked to me, and said It would never
do for us to break away from each other
in th at way tbat It would expose us more
tban any thing else; tbat we
must remain freinds, and then be
said It placed you and bim in such
a position. He said for me not to tret, and
he would make It all right. Then It was he
wrote you that letter. I think It was tbe
next morning that be again compelled me
to go to the parlor, and eat by me on the
sofa. He talked to me tbere about hi
feelings toward me; said that It was pure
bcart love; tbat it was not passion. I tried
to release myself, and besought bim to let
me go. I struggled to free myself, but all
at once be seemed obanged; passion came
into his face, and be forced me down on
tbe end of tbe iota and I escaped to my
room, and after that I did not tee bim in
the parlor, except with others, except ac
cidentally several times. After that I felt
he had mo in bis power. Still, I did try to
resist bis further sneroaebment. I refused
to sit on the porch with bim, only when
you or others were there, and then be
commenced to come to my room. I be
sought bim again and again to keep away;
to go away and itay. He would promise
me to do to, but would return.
Ob, Eddie, you do not know how hard thli
It. I could bave told you; but to write It
out Is torture. Now, you will remember
your promise; that It Is to you alone tbe
confession Is made. It Ii worse tban
deatb, I bave tried to answer your Utter
fully. It I aouid aaa yw I would
tell you every little thing. I reoeived yo.
tel. yesterday. Do you think you should
hare sent thatf I told you before that I
would tell you. Ob, Eddie, bave pity on
me. I have suffered the tortures ot bell. I
doa't believe tbey could be worse. I never
could have been guilty of my own free will.
'My God I why did you forsake me J" baa
been my cry ever ilnce. Spare met I was
not bad. I am not vloioui. Think of th
past. Oh I don't oast me off f I am vir
tuous in heart.- If I had been situated dif
ferently It could not bave happened. Ai
too n as I was free I could not be induced
to return to bim. I never could receive
anything from him in anyway. Oh I save
me, my dear husband I save me,' and help
me save my soul. Was there ever
suoh a life as mine bas been the past few
months, particularly since my return home,
Indeed, slnoe I left G. I have been living
two separate lives one quiet, full of home
ly duties; the othor full of misery, excite
ment, torture, despair, with hardly a
gleam in the darkness. It is only God's
mercy tbat bas sustained me at all. Ua,
papa, what la it all forf How aud why is Itf
1 could never bave dreamed of such a fate
don't say you are dead to me, you are my '
only hope. You seem to think tuat I bave a
feeling that may bind me to bim. I bave .
told you I would never see bim voluntari
ly, and be could never Influence me uow. I
know bis bold Is lost and could never ne
recovered. It never could have been if I
bad known my danger. I am waiting In an
agony ot suspense to bear from you and un
derstand your motives and intention!. I
have done as you requested given up
everything into your hands. I Intrust you
with every defense I bave. I send you all
the letters you bave written, all tbe prom
ises you bave made. 1 leave myself noth
ing not even tbe few kind words that were
to me so precious in tbem. Yes, I bave
brought you a bard fate, but wbat ia
miner While you will have sympathy I
will have condemnation, for who ever
heard of sympathy with a woman
under suoh circumstances, no,
matter what ber plea? Her only defense Is
proved innocence, and tbat ia doubted.
If you can only feel tbat I am with you la
every effort to save all possible for our
boy's sake, aud that I will not spare my
self, or be deterred by any other considera
tion. You can now foe I I am with you,
and trust me a little. I wish you would
tell me bow you are. I have suffered so
muob thinking ot you at night, and in the
morning when I awake. My greatest com
fort bss been In my dreams. They have
been of you, so constantly cheering. It
may be without reason, but I could not but
hope, and sometimes I nnd that I am witn
you in spirit, so I almost feel I bave seen
you, and I have never been able to consent
to a prospect of tbe future without you. It
seems Impossible. Good night, my poor
Nov, 87th. Mariitte.
Uncle &am'a Wallet.
Washington, Jan. 1. The first half of 5
the current fiscal year was ended yester- '
day. Tbe total receipts of the government
during last period have araouuted in round
numbers to $178,344,000, against $200,801,
000 for tbe corresponding period ot last
year, a falling oft of about $28,4,"6,000. The
uustoms receipts are $12,500,000 less than,
during tbe first halt of last year, and '.the
internal revenue receipts less by about.
$13,000,000, or at the rate ' of j
$25,000,000 decrease for customs!
during the year and $26,000,000 tor Internal;
revenue. But it is probable that tbe falling
oft will not be so largo during the latter bait
of the year. In July, owing to abnormal
conditions, the customs receipts were near
ly til, 000,000 larger than for July of last
year; in August the decrease was $4,747,
000, but since August the falling off bas
been lees each month. In September it
was $3,657,000; In October, $1,856,000; iu
November, tl, 677,000, and In December,
$1,577,000. In other words the customs re
ceipts each month since August have been
steadily approaching the monthly receipts
ot last year.
The expenditures during tbe first halt of
tbe current year have been in ronnd
numbers $127,000,000 against $120,000,000
for the corresponding period of last j ear.
Tbe surplus has been $50,000,000 as com
pared with $77,000,000 for the first half of
last year; a decrease of $27,000,000 tor the
current year. The pension office bas
drawn from the treasury over $40,000,000
during tbe last six months.
Committee on Military A flairs.
Washington, Jan. 1. There was a
meeting of the House Committee on
Military Affairs this morning. General
Slocura was ordered to report to tbe House
favorably the Fit z John Porter bill, which
passed the Senate at the last Congress.
Tbe committee decided to report favorably
on the H 'use resolution calling for infor
mation from tbe War department respect
ing tbe court-martial subject, the
remission of tbe lentanoe and restoration to
rank by Congress of officers from 1857 to
1861, and 1877 to 1881. The object ef the
resolution was to asccrtalu what changes in
discipline bad taken place in tbe army, and
to learn the causes of the legislative clem
ency. The Blowhard Boiler.
Chicago, Jan. 1. Paddy Ryan arrived In
Chicago last night accompanied by his atjed
mother, when asked coucernlng recent
newspaper talk as to his failure to meet
Sullivan In San Francisco he said: "There's
no truth In the reason assigned by Mr.
Davis and others why I will not meet Sulli
van. I have now a score to settle with the
"Parson", Capt. Dallon, Shordff and
others. I am not a coward and no one can
say that I ever showed tbe white feather.
I will pull any man's nose who
says there is a mau living before
whom I will not stand. I would willingly
m " 8 i livan if It were possible for m to
do so. W en circumstances will allow I will
fight him or any man with bare knuckles, I
see by the newspapers that Mr. Sullivau,
who is now In L advil e h is called me a
eur. I will meet Mr. Sullivan sometime
and I will make bim take that buck or I will
strike him no matter at what time or pluoi.
When Johnny Dwyer called me a "lookin?
glass fighter," In New York, I whipped
him in a bar room In three minutei and
Sudivan will be served in tbe samo manner.
My preparations were all made to start for
California when 1 received tbe dispatch
calling me to my mother and on my arrival
Dr. S. S. Park! told me It I made the fl'ht
it would probably kill her. Certainly my
mother' life Is to be considered above
everything else." Mrs. Rvan who i at
present 84 years old, Is ciuflned to ber bed
and attended by a physiolan. Paddy Is
very wralby at the actions of his farmer
friends and trouble Ii expected when they
meet. - ' " . ,s
New York, Jan. 1. The Trunk Una
pool, believing that tbe Uekawanna Is cut
ting rates, bas rrquensi all lia Welter
oonaoUou to out off tarauca otuli