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BEATING A CONDUCTOR. t
A passenger going West from Detroit by r
rail the other day had to pass Chicago. I
When the conductor took it up he asked a
several questions to satisfy himself that b
the pass had not been transferred, and A
the holder of the pasteboard did not t
take it as good naturedly as some men v
Sonuld. He didn't have much to say, p
uet he was determined on revenge. As t
soon as the conductor left the car the f
man changed seats, removed his linen t
duster, took off his hat and looked like a, t
different person altogether. After the I
train left the next station the conductor 8
came along with an eye out for new pas- 1I
sengers, and presently he reached out to o
the holder of the pass. o
"Then you must pay your fare.' 6
" I won't do it!,' V
" See here," said the conductor, as he o
began to wake up, " you must either
pay your fare or produce a ticket. If
not I'll drop you on the road."
" Drop and be hanged !"
The train was tiot stopped, but after a
run of ten minutes it reached a station a
and arrangements were made for bouc
ing the man. When all was completed he
showed his pass.
" Why didn't you tell me you had a
pass ?" roared the conductor.
,, Why didn't you ask me !" shouted
the traveler t
" Well, I don't likie such fooling."
" Nor I, either."
The train went on, and the man put 1
on his duster, traded hats with a passen- t1
ger, and again looked like some one else.
He changed his seat to the front end of o
the car, and was seemingly sound asleep as
when the conductor again had occasion
to pass through. He took two fares and o
then held out his hand.to the traveler.
There was no response. He shook the
.dleeper gently, but the latter slept on.
Then he shook him good and stout and s
called "ticket's in his ear.
S" How dare you shake me around in a
this manner ?" shouted the man as he is
awoke and stood up. f
"'Ticket, please." a
" But I don't please l How dare you rn
come to me every time the train leaves tl
a station V"
The conductor looked down the aisle, ri
thought he saw the man with a pass in
his old seat, and said to the other: d
" Come, sir, don't bother me. I want a
your ticket !"
" You can't have it !"
" Then I'll put off ?" b
He peached for the bell-rop-. lut see
ing a gýneral grin all around t::e car, he
stopped and looked more closely at the d
max and recognized him as the one with b
the pass. He went out without a word, c
and when he returned half an hour later,
he expected another trap. He looked a
carefully over the car, and was going
slowly along in search of new faces tl
when a man with his coat or, and under
, the influence of liquor, called out:
" Shay, cap'a, I hain't got any ticket °' si
"Ah ! you can't beat me again-knew it
you as soon as I entered the car," chuck- tq
led the official, and he walked on with k
a broad grin on his face' . s
It was not until hesaw the shrt sleev- g
ed man get off at the next station that i
he knew he had been naistaken again i
and had let him travel for nothing y
while the man with the pass was in the y
smoking car. re
CAPE O GOOD HOPE OsTRiCH c
Mr. McKJliar owns the actual Cape of
Good Hope andl a long stretch of the
mnoor-land adjoining, and has thrown a
wire fence right across the peninsula, so
as to give his ostriches the run of a large
tract, stretching right down to the cape
itself. One old hen o.trich was a pet '
about the house, but used to do sad '
damage in the farm-yard, eating the C
young goslings, swallowing them like a
oysters. It wai amusing to go with Mr. t
McKellar into one of his breeding t
paddocks. Here a pair of ostriches were
brooding on a neat of eggs, dividing, as g
usual, the .labor between them. The
cock was very savage, and attacked all o
intruders, so his master had a long pole
with a form at the end of it, and when t
the ostrich ran at a party he caught its C
neck in the fork. The ostrich was exces
sively enraged, but soon had to give in. a
A kick from an ostrich is known as very
dangerous. The only thing to do when
attacked without means of defence, Mr.
McKellar said, is to lie flat down and let
the bird walk on you until he is tired.
A narrow but strong and high pen is r
provided for plucking the bride. They
.are driven into it and held fast. It is
found better to pluck the feathers out a
thanto cut them off. The stumps, if left
in, are apt to cause them trouble.
As toprofits.of this kind of farming,
one man may look after ten pair of full
grown birds without any help, and out C
of this number an income of from $10,000 1
to $15,08 a year may be reckoned on.'
The price of the parent birds seems to n
vary much. In 1873: Sir Christopher
Grand,father of the President of the Free 1
States, was able to get a pair for £55;
but that was an exceptional bargain, i
In 1875 £500 a pair was freely given, and l
the birds were worth it, for feathers t
then brought from 30 to 40 sovereigns a 0
pound. The price a year ago was from U
.t300 to £400 a pair; and, whierose. in 1
I874 the number farmed at the Cape c
certainly did not exceed a thousand, it
iow amoaunts to fifty times that number.
The birds are fair layers, and though I
there is a doubt if artificial egg hatching
is not the safest, the farmer may faiy
by reckon on a score of young birds a year nC
go. in the inaturalway. T.hep are .worthli
Oed aboat $75.,a pieip, anvem h ad
Ait between $1b and $15 h trigll
ad Add to this theo4uet te a re
lot though the price is very va leI
ten was only $10 or.$15 per pound in 1869,
ay, sad fom..$. _ 4Q_.i.1874, junt l efote ca
As thq sudden rise. Besides, breeding ama' I i
the feather growing do not get on well togd- toe
ten ther. The feathers are beat at brooding mi
:e a, time; on the other hand, to pluck them ev
the injures the laying, and makes the biw a.rol
sor sitbedly. However, the profits are so 4h
as- large that we can scarcely wonder at ac
to ostrich farming having become a sort rig
of mania, and as the wild bird becomes Al
scarcer and scarcer, the feather marketI
will become more and more dependent foi
he on the supply from the farms. to
ber en. . cu
If A FAT WOMAN IN TROUBLE, a
.A courpulent lady on her way to
ra California, writes back to one of her lei
ion acquaintances her experience of travel
ing. Here is an extract:
he Our cabin has two boxes in it ac
called berths, though coffins would be an
1a nearer thb thing, for you think more of v
your latter end at sea a great deal. One to
ed of these is situated over the other, like "
two shelves, and these together make
what they call a state-room. My berth
is the uppermost one, and I have to
climb up to it, putting one foot on the
lower one, and the other away out on
the wash-stand, which is a great stretch, Pr
and makes it very straining-then I lift d
one knee on the berth and roll into it en
sep sideway. This is very inconvenient for in!
nd a woman of my size, and very dan ger
ous. Last night I put my foot oil Mrs. an
er. Brown's face, as she lay asleep close to R(
the edge of the lower one, and nearly ki
ad put out her eye; and I have torn all the cc
skin off my knees, and then I have a
large black spot where I have been hurt, mm
in and my head is swelled. To dismount In
he is another feat of horsemanship only fit "
for a sailor. You can't sit up for the st4
floor overhead; so you have to turn W
on round and roll your legs out first, ayd qu
s thue hold till you touch. bottom some- pa
where, and then let yourself down up- Oi
Je, right. rei
in It is a dreadful work, and not vqry St
decent for a delicate female, if the stew- on
ard happens to come in when you are in
the act this way. I don't know which tei
is the hardest, to get in or out of a ag
berth-both are the most difficult thing co
ee- in the world, and I shall be glad when lap
he I am done with it. I am obliged to I
he dress in bed before I leave it, and no- W
ith body who hasn't tried to put on their fiv
rd, clothes lying down can tell what a task I
er, it is. Lacing stays behind your back, bi1
ed and you on your face, nearly smothered rei
°g with the bed-clothes, and feeling for sei
ee the eyelet hole with one hand, and try- il
ing to' put the tag in with the other, go
, while you are rolling about from side to of
side, is no laughing matter. Yesterday, tl
ew in the hurry, I fastened on the pillows 1:
k- to my bustle by mistake, and never it
th knew it till the people laughed, and
said the sea agreed with me, I had lai
v- grown no fat: but putting on stockings pa
at is .the worst, for there ain't room to $3
in stoop forward, ao you have to bring no
yg your foot to you, and stretching out on cn
he your back, lift up your leg till you can to
reach it, and then drag it on. Corpulent th
people can't al'ways do this so easily, I co
)H can tell you. It always gives me.the fi
cramp, and takes away my breath. You it,
can't--nobody but a woman can tell ini
o vwhat a woman suffers being confined in ha
he a berth at sea. 8
so h REMARKABLE SWAN. e
go . - · ac
ie ~isitors to P'iie Grove Cemetery, at
et Milifordl, Mass., are much surprised to l
ad 5'e a swan standing on a grave near ai
he child's rocking-horse. Th' swan utters ,
ke a shriek if any one attemlpts to approach an
Ir. the graye. Somlle y.:rs ago the mate to do
ngthe sw'an died, and soon after the rock- dii
re ing hore was placed o the newly nmade
grave, when the surviving swan imme- of
he diately stationed himself as protector
all over the horse. If the fatthcr of the
ile little boy that is bulticl there approachcs, i
tlnt swan makes no outery, but no one be
its else is allowed to alproach the spot. a n
Res- ecently the horse was takeu away tl
and painted, and while it was ahsecnt in
ery the swan took jo, notice of the gra-ve, j
ben 1ut passed its tc,: oni the pond or in i
Ir. the house, but whenl the horse was re-co
let placed thile swan took up its position by en
ed. its side, thus showing that it was the foi
is rocking hlrse and ntut the grave that co
was the lobject of its vigil. It isrunmored of
is that the trustees ordered the horse re- th
ut moved, but the owner of the.lot refused fr(
eft to comply with tlhe comlandl becanuse of
his son hIlad requested that it slhould be
placed above his grave. ci
ng, -- -~ -
111 A true man is always highlyesteemed,
mt even by thlose who mnay affect to despise
o00 himn. Their estimate of his character
n. may be concealed(, Ilnt secretly they t:
t appllrove andl counlnend 1hi. In the es- sc
her timlation of the virtuous and good, moral r
ree honesty and integrity are always regar- li
; ded as carldinal virtues, and essential to P
in, the bfonrnation of a Worthy character. A ta
ad man who lacks sincerity, who is true to "
ers the lip, but falso to the heart, who looks lu
a one way and rows alother, is unworthy s
om of confidence, and cannot he trasted. M
in Be sincere, honest, true, and you will
Scomnmand the respect anid confidence
itof all.--Exchange. ,
er. The finest tonic in the world is tl'e
gh Hotne Bitters.
A OA U'ItGHT TO HAVE SER
Tothe Hon. r1lle,°
e.Conitt¶ of the lfation*l
Gentlemen-My nomination:' - y* o
8 conosention.at Chicago was u. -eo
I did not desire it ; ' I had notevn eoo
templated the possibility of it beIn
g made. A veryJastinet iTeolleotion .1
n evts in my own public career leftd
, room in my 'mind for the shpliositit
0 hat the poIiticalipaty wit which I a w
it acting eould, under any cifcumstances,
't risk itsaupremacy upop my cadidature.
1 After the moment of feakness in which
)t I consented to allow my name to go be.
t fore .the delegates, my first inipnll war
to withdraw. That impulse has re
curred, with augmented strength ai
various times during the past five weeks.
0 It is still strong within me. Ne.etrthe.
r. less, it having been represented to q
that withdrawal at this time is iiipos
sible, I have rehlittantly decided tc
t accept a nomination that was unsought
and uncoveted, .and to enter into a can.
Svass which my better judgment declarer
to be hopeless. In accepting the nom
ination of thelRepublican party to be
President of 'the United States I express
h ly disclaim responsibility for the result,
if unfavorable to that party.
Having candidly defined my position
in regard to the canvass, it becomes
proper for me to touch, with equal can
t dor, upon the leading issues that will
it engage the attention of the people dur
r ing the next few months.
In June 1868, as is shown by the record
and as is declared by the report of the
o Republican investigating committee,
y known as the Poland Committee, I re
e ceived from Mr. Oakes Ames a check foi
a $829, being a dividepd on stock held by
me in thb Credit Mobilier of America.
Lt In the cTnfusion of a trying moment I
t swore that I had never owned such
e stock and never received such dividend.
n When it was shown that the money is
d question had been paid i~e, beyond the
. possibilityS of a doubt, I requested Mr.
. Oakes Ames to consider it a loan. I no:
respectfully ask the voters of the United
States to take this view of the transact
on, and let it go as a loan.
a On the twelfth of July, 1872-an in
h teresting coincidence just eight year
a ago to-day-I received from a firm oi
contractors, interested in procuring at
n appropriation by the committee of whirl
o I was chairman, a check for $5000.
t When this transaction was investigated,
.r five yearslater, by a conunittegofCongres,
I swore that thdl $5000 was not .a bribe,
but a fee. The fact that I had neve,
d rendered to this firm of contractors an3
r services of a legal nature is one which,
in my opinion, it is neither just nom
generous to bring up after all this laps(
of time. I tlrefore respectfully requesi
the voters of the United States to adopi
my view of the $5000 tranlsaction, and leI
,r it go as a fee.
I In February and March, 1k7:i,. I was
. largely instrumental in effecting thL
: passage of an appropriation of alboul
o $3,000,000 for the back pay of Congress
g n;cn. I consider the amount whichthus
n caino into my hands a welcome additior
n to my slender income ; but when Ifoulnd
t that the measure was odious to the
I country, and likely to affect tbe political
e futurd of the Congressmnen concerned in
u it, I mado haste to cover the entire suni
1 into the Treasury. I was one of the first
half dozen torefuind. Inow respectfully
ask the 'voters of the United States tt
take my view of that res.toration of the
people's money, and let it go as a virtuous
There are no doubt. other question:
0afticting my personal clharacter which
will come before tie country; those
w hich I have specified seem to me to b:
among the most inllllort:lllt: My earnest
Sdesire is that, whatever course political
discussion may take betwecn. now anul
*Noventher, w: xnay he spared a alinpaigu
of ealumny. *
r On theother hiadl, ifculturema:d classi.
. cal attainnents are to have any weighi
> in the contest now opening-if, as has
e been recently suggested in the speech 01
a distinguishedl Massachusetts cSenator,
y the schoolmaster is to be given a hear
ing-I can promise that. like the blinm
STyrtwcus at the terrible pass of Salaumis,
inslpiring the Athenian Oh1 Guard b3
combing out his long locks in tlh presl
Y ence of the Egyptian hosts, I shall ie
Sfoundl at the front of the Republ, icar
t colunn, carrying confidence to the heart.s
d of voters by the coolness with which, ii
- the hottest of the fight, I shall bring onu
d from time to timl some of the treasures
C of a cultivated mind.
I remnainl, gentlemen, your fi:llow.
citizenll, JAMES A. GAILxFII.:I,.
, Mentor, O., July 12, 180.
r All Irish Jxdge:, when l)using a sen:
tence on a muan convicted of bilgamy
severely lectured the fellow oiln hIis uxo
1 rious crime, and regretted that thle l:an
didh not allow him to award a greatel
Spunishment than evenl years' transplor.
Atation. "Had I my will, you sinner,'
said the leared ,Judge, "you should nol
have so mnlild a punllishlent, for I shouli
sentence you for the terlm of your natn
Sral life to live in the same house witl
both of your .wives."
7 A WEEK Twelve' dollarn a day at
72 home eaUily made. Addreaa True &
o., Augta, Maine.
1 IE WAWlTHAM T WATCHEl esoUliold.
canes, from $10 up at JOHN" J SOanN,;
prPEA UTS, t deTernedse
1 LAMP OPGo, XiEermoene, 40 cents
l'ao, cordova &..4
RIO COFFEE, a!e Bri ht and Sound. .
CORMDOVA COFFEE, Clear, Bright and
CORDOVA COFFEE, Fine Old Crop,
SANTOS COFFEE, Fine OldCCrop,superior
As the Family Grocery of.
june7 JOSHUA EAL.
(Established in 1870.)
3 CORNER OF AFRICA AND SOMERULOS STS,
1 TEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND a full
Sassortment of Drags and Medicines, Chem.
9 xcalo, Patent Medicines, Toilet Soaps, Perfumery
Nail and Tooth Brushes, Fancy Articles, Cut.
lery.Fisig Tackle, hight Tapers, Insan ce
O iv Ten Cent nigam, Stationery, etc.
. llmIPTIAii OAlrT liPAIIO AT AL Milt8
LJ Hl w a L THE,,
To hies tock 6f Jewelry, Watoles. Cleeks,
SSpei ales, Pt EyneGlases4, etc., rsope efumry
ai r and Todthe pBublle to call and esmibn
his' a before pra g elsewh .
Serythin g warranted os, and I
sold as low he same class. an be
sol anywhere. JOHN
Third street, e g
o HOCOLATE.., Baker's German a eset, I
1 HO lOAT..Baker's premium, pods I
OATMb AL..Fresh Milled pin Hea."
YEAST CAKES.Twlin,Brothers fresh,
BAKING POWDERS..kpounds Royal, ine
CURRANTS..Fresh and sound Zante.
S RAISINS. .Fresh London 'ayers.
FRESH APPLES..3.pound cans, excellent.
DRIED APPLES..Choice Sliced, evapo.
MILK..Borden's le Brand,
MACCABONI..G t impored. "
BLANC MANGE..Something new and
g CAYENNE'EPPER..Best quality.
S, ARDINES..} and j boxes, Lmported.
r GUM DROPS.Lemon, rose and vanilla.
r MAIZENA..Duryea's, beit quality.
FARINA.. a :"
MUSTARD.. olman'e, pure and fine.
PINE'APPLES..Canned, grated and sliced.
r FINE CHEESE.
FRESH PEACHES..2 and 3.pound tine,
B table and cooking.
t POTTED MEATS..Ham, chicken, tongue
t MACKEREL..Medjum 3's, new catch.
FINE HAMS..None bettpr.
t WHEAT GRITS..Fresh and very choice.
All fresh receipts and for gale at family gro.
cery of JOSHUA BEAL. IJuly 13.
W. T. CLUVERIUS,'
S BOGEL'S OLp STAN1D,
BATON ROU, E, IA.
Would respectfully draw the attention of the
Spublic to his
1 WELL AND FRESH SELECTED
SStock of Drugs, Paints,
S Oils, Brushes, Fancy Coeds,
Pistols, Cutlery, Cartridges and Garlen Seed.
' In fact, as complete a stock as will be found in
, any retail drug establishment in the SOuth.
Buying at close figures for the money, offers
I amnt preparedl to fill orders for Country
MERCHANTS AED PHYSICIANS,
saving them the freight and insurance from
To owners and runners of any Machinery
where Belts are used. I would recommend
CASEr'S BELT AD OIL COMPOUIND.
1 It is invaluble in the saving of Belting and the
running gear generally.
1 Is agent for all of Lyons' Celebrated Prepara
tions. Has for sale New Orleans hand.made
Pipes, Smokin. To acco and Smokers' Goods.
t \irginia Rye and Walker's Old
s Sour Mash Whiskies,
f COGNAC, PORT, SHERRY AND
for medlicinal purposes.
- CESSION begins on September 6th, 1880. The
SIlast session was the most prosperous for ten
years. 'LIhi whole cost, 4,f Imhrl and tuition for
Sscholastic 'ear need not exceed $144.00 in Pre
paratory bepartment, or $164.00 in College
Classes. Send for Calalogne.
S C. G. AND)REWS, President.
Jacks on, La., July 10, 1880. july13 3m.
Lady's Confectionary Restaurant,
Corner Third and Laurel streets,
MR. WV. P. KIRBY, Pro'r.
I amn new readr to receive orders for Cakes
for Weddings and Parties. Fresh Goods and
Soda Water always on hand.
To Rent or For Sale.
r71HAT TWO STORY FINE BRICKi BUILD
1 ing on Front Levee Street, now occupied
by Mr. Hatfleld and adjoining Mr. J. J Calie.
vielle's store, containing two large stores oni
ground floor andt six ine large airy rooms up
stairs, with gallery Iront facing the river.
Wood and wash houses, stable and fodderrooms
t and a flower garden. Good business location.
Will be tented to a good tenant on easy terms.
I Possession can be given about Angust first.
july7 Apply to EDW. WITTING.
WPMLIB. Ware on hand, I will
! sell'the same, for the next thirty dar. , at a lqc I
t tion of TWENTY-FIVE PER CONET.,Ne Iwr
h the time to buy TEA B ETS, CANTOR,. CAU E
BASKETS, WATER PITCHERS, BUTTER'
- DI)SHlS, etc., etc., ataGtRAT
d The above goods rarc rn
that is made. " J OT jO[ .N.
. TWENTY- YEARS!
To which contract lviolable [.th of the
il Securing its franchl ln the new Vonstitutlon
S dopted Dece Od, A. D. 1879,
e with apital of
To which it has sin ,4d a resenre fund of
_ , ,ooo.
Lek at th ing listriutina
0. - .
Tuesday, . 10th,880
in, , i 0PTI I of
id TWENTs-, E,RS.ff..l'S, I l8
Towiccontket 4 -vi$ L0 Eaith ofhe
.Ha, ,i "s/, . -1 S
State is - h pledge hs been
S CAPI TA RIZE..........3,
2 0 .. 500.......... 10,000
To100 .. in .. .........w 10,000o
200 .. 50.............. 1 10,000
508 .. 20........... 10,000
TIO APIXIMATION PRLZS
SAppromat Pries of 300......... 00
e9 do do 200.P,8 0. 1 00
0 do do 100......... 0 00
1857 Prizes, a ting to............. 110,400
• Iej Apprliaton for Agencies or Rates to
Clubs should dy be made to the office In New
er informatlooIr send orders toN
M. .. DAUPHIN,
NET" ORLEAXYS, LA.
All of our Grand
D EXTI&O0RDIN ART
Are under tlleupervision and management of
S o.u. 0. TlRIGAID, of Louisiana,L
and Ge.. *1 . L RLI, of Virginiai o
Capital '$1 1eiy .ehoTlackete,$0). b
+ "/ ; ,lr
N W O' .A.S, ,
O, N I RA1'EHIDE,
Bo - t*O3Z a UTr. - o0
iKrE IQ RLEA2B
!JAMES . .LEA . P.. ." AAAE
,,NE OLAS.......... LA" _
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.! .. 40 ,a ga. . treet
. wa~za C-w z
I ii ""F
o NE OR EA S..... .... ......L
Terms, $,.50 pcior d,
0 Special rates by the. week or iuonth.
" a*,a, a
SBIENVILLE ST., NEW ORLAANS
0 -.3ott-er of
0 Lager BeerMPgail elpia
n ALE AD PORTER,
Northern ider, .Ginger -Ale, Leiounde
0 Wmie . Masscy& Co's thmons
~.PHILADELPHIA DRAFT ALE
SIa specialty. .
Lag r BerPildepia
CRESCENT CITY SPRING WATER
In barrelr, hdalf-Grrcln or bottles coa
stantly on hand.
Send for circulars. p va i 39 l y.
123 ....CARONDELET DA'.... 123
Between Lafjsyette and Poydras,
'NEW ORLEANS, LA.
Handsomely furnished rooms, with or
without beard, for such length of time as
will sit the convenience of visitors in
the (ity. Charges moderate. nug9
N S0. .13 15 ROYAL STREET, a
Loris CHAPLAIN.. .PROPRIETORi
HaI ml fl·ih rom wt
. The FIrEST dOO for the accouh odati on
wil arket thrSe c eoveincte very bei t style
Sbyi a ttedants. Chge s serate, ur
lo NEW ORLEANS. ......I. L
Th Sea ntesT ROX8fo the -ee acommlodation .r
'O EV R DEICC .':c o',
,,t Lege Ier Ihlaepi