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THE DEACON'S ERROR.
The best of men ban Mali. I'ra encountered
Thongh why I via afflicted I could not always
Some triala were quite narrowing eonte mere an
noyances But throngh them all I hare preserved my faith
For triala do not oixne by enance.1 The giatesl and
Alike are regulated by omniacient design ;
Still, I always hare been puzzled to know just what
By my sad miaadTenture with the sacramental
Oomm union-day I took the jug out of my cellar
way The jug containing, as I thought, the proper berer-
And carried it to church, where it became the moT
Of grave ausptcisns which I could not easily as
suage. The solemn senrioes began ; the elder took a sip.
And across his Saintly featurea swept a gleam of
That Deacon Failing swallowed some, and slightly
hem'd and frowned.
Took out his checkered handkerchief and smothered
And Deacon Jones on these occasions Jones is al-
Be took a liberal swallow Lord 1 what a face he
He made no noise, but aUentaat, and simply
As if his whole interior was literally flayed.
Then Bister Jessup drank some, and, Gracious 1
How she coughed !
It seemed as though she'd strangle with the Irritat
Which brought the moistur from her eyes, and
ahook her glasses on
From their accustomed place upon her agitated
And thus, on each communicant, the contents of
Wrought strange effects contortions, puoxysms,
Excepting Brother Brown, who smacked his lips
with keen delight.
And looked around at me with winka most odiously
The faces of the wicked, in the remoter pews.
Were speedily pervaded by a contagious grin :
While the righteous seemed indignant, and sternly
gazed at me
As if I had committed the unpardonable sin.
A chill suspicion of the truth crept through my
As if I were the victim of some paralyzing drug;
The cup came round, I tasted it. Ah, bitter cup
for once I
Instead of the communion-wine, I'd brought ty
It puzzles me to learn why I should be thua morti-
What providential scheme was helped by thus ex
For, to this day, I cant persuade my brethren in
That I am not addicted to drinking privately.
" Timid Sims," as he was called, was
held in very inferior rcpnte among the
boy at Texas Bar, because he had backed
down before a six-shooter. A man on
Texas Bar might be lacking in many
qualities, bnt if he had " the sand" it
covered a multitude of sins. " Sand"
was the jocular-translation for "grit."
Sand, in a locality possessing bnt little
law and less order, was an absolute es
sential to a good standing in Texas Bar.
Timid Sims was a pale, slender, in
offensive, dreamy diaracter, whose gen
eral aspect and manner gave you the im
pression that he didn't know exactly
wnatne Had come into the mines lorl
indeed, that he didn't exactly know
what he came into existence for. He
had a body to clothe, shelter and feed,
and it ms imperative that he should
work to shelter, clothe and feed it. He
was not strong enough to do "an able-
bodied man s wore. JNo one would em
ploy him, even when hands were needed
in the river claims during the busiest
season ; a circumstance which seemed to
En 77.1 e Sims exceedingly, until at last
o was plainly told by one of the rougher
and more outepoken miners that he
" couldn't keep his lick with other men
anyway, and the best thing he could do
was to go in to a grocery store, tend bar,
or Jceep school.
Sims, however, would mine. He bor
rowed a rocker, procured a very limited
supply of flour, pork and potatoes on
credit at the store, took possession of a
deserted log cabin at the further end of
the Bar, patched up the roof with old
boards which came floating down the
river, and tried at night to sleep com
fortably on the floor in his . scanty
blankets. He worked here and there
along the bank, sometimes washing over
" old tailings," sometimes working some
bit of a bar or riffle exposed during
low stage of the river, which since
" 49 had been dug over a score
times. He made " six bits," sometimes
a dollar and a half a day, often nothing,
His were reckoned " Chinaman's wages.'
Taken altogether, poor Sims hardly
passed for a whole man. It was not so
much that he was feele in body either,
for there were others resident near him,
able to lift no more pounds or swing
pick hour after hour with no more vigor
than ne ; Dut there was about suns an
atmosphere of weakness and self -depreciation.
He was always shrinking into
noies and corners. Me had no " bluff,"
no self-assertion. If he went into
room full of strangers, he seemed fright
ened at an imaginary something. With
a few he became intimate, and they
called him a "clever little fellow." To
these he clung, and desired no more ac
quaintances. Every stranger he seemed
to regard as an enemy. He was fond of
solitude, and, during the summer, would
- neglect work altogether, wanderiBg about
the surrounding mountains.
Sims had one merit. He was an inde
fatigable prospector, and at last struck
gravel diggings on Bixel's Flat. . Had he
been " smart " he might have monopo
lized the entire lead. He contented him
self with a modest slice at one end. Then
down came the ablQ-bodied cutting and
shooting men of Texas Bar. Jim Free
mantle had worked a bank claim facing
. the flat two years previously, without
suspecting the diggings which existed
eighth of a mile back. No matter. On
the plea of possessing a prior claim on
Bixel's, he and his compeers argued that
thoy had the right of "running the first
boundary lines." Sims had already run
his own, which included, so far as he
could judge by external indications,
fair slice of the lead supposed to exist
underneath. This Free mantle & Co.
coveted. So they ran their lines, which
clashed with those of Sims. Sims found
Freemantle's notices posted in the heart
of his claim. He expostulated with
- him. He renewed his own notices which
had been torn down. These were again
snatched off, and his boundary stakes
kicked over. This was accompanied
a threat from the proprietors of the
"Conquer wo Must" claim, that "any
more of that sort of thing would lead
bullets. So Sims " took water," and was
obliged to take up with a fragment of the
ground he had discovered.
Wang Chu kept a " China store "
little above Bixel's' Flat. Wang Chu
dealt principally in gin, salt fich, tea,
and opium. In his leisure hours he had
constructed a boat for transporting par
ties of his countrymen, who, from time
to time in their migrations about the
country in search of diggings, might de
sire to cross the river. It was built after
the Chinese style of marine architecture.
It was cumbrous, heavy, lop-sided, and
unmanageable in the most quiet waters.
One aim in its construction had been
use as much old lumber as possible
When Wang Chu had finished "The
Ark," as the miners termed it, ho painted
two great eyes in the bows. Thereby
lie deemed he had mado it a rational,
living, seeing creature. When it was
first set afloat there was a dedicatory
burning of crackers, joES-sticks, other
pow-wowing, and an increased consump
tion by Wang Chu and his contempora
ries of gin and opium. After this
ill-starred and ungainly craft floated
its crippled and lop-sided fashion in
little bight of tho river. Its passage
over the Stanislaus at the lowest stasre
of water was accomplished with a vasfc
amount of outcries and gabbling on
part of Wang Chu and his crew, who
mingled their frantic paddling, when
the heaviest current mid-stream, with
incessant vociferation of contradictory
orders to each other. The result
generally a lodgment of the "Ark" a
quarter of a mile below its starting point
on the opposite side, and a suspension
of all Wang Chu's other business until
it was towed by hand against the cur
rent back again.
All the white men on the river were
agreed on one point, that the "Ark"
would drown somebody ere -its mission
was ended. On this being told Wang
Chu, as an additional precaution he
painted another eye in the stern, sacri-
nced a pig to some Mongolian marine
deity, burnt more joss-sticks, and ter
minated the ceremonies with another
outpouring of gin and opium.
in the summer time a California moun
tain river is an attenuated, feeble stream
that one may ford at every few hundred
yards; an alternation of rivulets, mo
tionless pools, bowlder covered islands.
and great granite bowlders, rearing
themselves high out of the waters. But
when swollen by the long continued
rains of winter, or the melting snows of
Sierras in the spring, its quiet, peaceful
character vanishes; it becomes a turbu
lent, roaring, treacherous monster; it sets
death traps in every direction. Here a
whirling eddy, smooth enough on its sur
face and seemingly harmless, yet pos
sessed of invisible arms, more powerful
than those of the devil hah, to suck and
carry men down into its lowest depths;
there a maelstrom, raging and roaring
over the rocks hidden beneath. Dur
ing the freshet the banks quiver and
tremble as the immense power whirls
and foams past, and your voice is caught
from your lips and hurled into indistinct
ness. From " '49" upward, every one
of these mountain gold-bearing streams
has claimed a long list of victims, and
many a brave fellow has been caught in
their deadly embrace never to be seen
The Stanislaus was "boo mine" one
Spring afternoon at its highest water
mark, when hve Chinamen, encumbered
with their blankets, bundles, rockers,.
jacks, pans, and shovels, came stringing
down the Park Hill trail. They stopped
and refreshed themselves for a time at
the China store, and then, accompanied
by Wang Chu, placed themselves and
baggage in his boat to be ferried over.
A quarter of a mile below their start
ing place was Black Bock, a gigantic
bowlder, which for centuries had pitted
itself against the stream. It was not
more than 150 yards from the shore, and
the Stanislaus at this point was not more
than double that distance in width.
Here the waters, suddenly narrowed to
this compass betwixt rocky walls, rushed
rather in a succession of great waves or
bursts than a regular current. This, in
fact, was the upper entrance of the Big
Canon, two miles in length, and by rea
son of the rocky walls and raging cur
rent, no mining could ever be successful
ly accomplished here at the most favor
able season. Directly opposite the
Black Bock, on a little knoll, was the
cabin of Timid Sims. He, in company
with a chance partner, was working on
the bank near by. -
suns was always picking up the waifs,
stragglers, and castaways drifting about
the country. His house and scanty lar
der were ever open to them. Ho took
them as partners, and trusted them as
freely as though they, had come bur
dened with trunks full of endorsements
and testimonials of good character.
Sometimes they robbed him; sometimes
they got . drunk and made his house a
pandemonium; sometimes they effected
the same result without the aid of whisky,
by gradually developing sour, surly, fe
rocious dispositions. The best of the
lot -carried the gross result in gold dust
of a week's washing to Columbia for the
purpose of turning it into com, and after
many days' waiting therefore Sims re
ceived a letter from the delinquent, stat
ing that he was overwhelmed with shame
and remorse, but he had given way to
his besetting sin for gambling, and the
dust had all gone into the maw of the
"tiger." He had not proved an able
workman either. His hands seemed
never before to have grasped pick and
shovel; and after a- morning's gasping
labor, Sims would often insist that he
should remain at home during the after
noon and moke himself comfortable, for
it was a sore distress to see a man pant
ing and struggling with work to which it
was very clear he was unaccustomed.
"You'll get your throat cut one of
these nights by some of theso chaps
you're always picking up," was the
rough and condescending advice of Jim
Freeman tie to Sims. Sims looked as if
the idea was entirely new to him, but
the next straggler coming along was as
readily taken in.
It waa about 11 o'clock. Sims and
his co-operative straggler had put
throngh their last run of twenty-five
"buckets, and were "washing down" to
see how it had yielded. The sieve and
apron of the rocker were taken off.
There was a great deal of black sand in
the bottom of the apparatus. This Sims
was running off by means of successive
streams of water, poured from his long-
handeled dipper, aided by a peculiar
rapid rocking of the machine. Slowly,
at the upper end, the black sand deposit
assumed the shape of a point, and near
the apex, one after another, came out a
little run of golden yellow flakes.
"Takes a good deal of dirt to make
little gold, doesn t it? said the strag
gler. " When I was on the North Fork
of the Tuba, in '51, 1 got six ounces
once out of twenty-five buckets. Them
was the times, though."
"There s about two bits here,
guess," said suns. "Well, that s bet
ter than nothing, and we ain't beholden
to any one for it either. I like a gold
claim for one thing; it pays you just the
same whether you re Jew or Uentile,
Catholic or Protestant, Republican or
.Democrat. 1 say, Tom, if thoee China
men start to cross the river in that old
boat of Wang Chu's, they'll drown."
The boat had started, and was gliding
up an eddy in direct opposition to the
course of the stream. For the immense
mass of water rushing down and striking
the rocks at the narrow entrance of the
Big Canon, caused a portion nearest
shore on either side to be sent directly
back full three hundred yards. For
this distance there were two smooth cur
rents running up ; between them, a foam
ing, surging current, rushing down,
By taking advantage of these upward
eddies a skillful boatman could land his
craft on either side nearly opposite the
point from which he had started.
Wang Chu and his passengers sailed
smoothly along until the upper eddy be
ing reached, the boat's head was turned
into the mid current Then it seemed
as if seized by a monster. It was whirled
around like a top, shot for a second on
the top of a great surge, and shot down
again out of sight and under. There
waa a momentary glimpso of the five
men, paddling wildly and half rising
from their seats ; the next they were ail
gone. A hundred yards below, like
whale shooting out of water to blow,
came the boat, bottom up from the
"depths, and clinging to her was Wang
Chu. It was dashed against the Black
Kock, and pressed under by tho current.
Wang Chu sprang on the rock. The
rest were never seen. Sims and the
straggler crazed like men in a dream.
There, before them, were still the rush
ing, roaring stream, the sun shining,
birds singing ; all going on and having
gone through it all as though nothing was
happening or had happened, and, in fivo
seconds, four human beings snatched
from life to death !
But Wang Chu must be rescued,
There was tho poor, half-submerged
creature on the rock, the ice-cold current
at times dashing clear over him, and
striving, as it were, to tear him from his
hold ; and between him and the shore
the merciless Rtream, which could
easily sweep awav a thousand men
There he remained until near night.
Gradually tho population of Texas Bar
and Bixel's Flat accurmijatep on
spot. All measures to float him a line,
by which he might be hauled on shore,
"ill swim off and take aline to him,
at last said Sims.
" No, don't go," said some one among
the crowd ; "it's certain death !"
"I will!" said Sims.
" No, you won't not if I can help it,"
said Jim Free mantle. "You'ra wrong
to try it ; and if you do, we're going to
stop you. We've as good a right to
stop a man from committing suicide as
There was a murmur of assent from
the bystanders. Sims turned away and
walked toward his cabin. When again
he emerged, it was with a cocked six
shooter in his hand. He came straight
toward the group and spoko :
" You say you will stop me from swim
ming off to the Black Bock. I do not
intend that you shall. You have suc
ceeded in making my life thoroughly
miserable on this lat by injustice,
taunt and abuse, and now that there's a
chance of getting rid of it you want to
stop me. xou see you nave maue a mis
take. You've put me up for a man with
out grit Well, I'm going to show
you that courage- runs in streaks, and it
takes different circumstances in different
men to draw it out I'm courageous
enough now to own that I have backed
down before some of your six-shooters,
because i didn t think my life was worth
yon dirty little claim. But any of you
would risk your lives in a dispute over a
pack of cards, because you've got a fight
ing reputation to keep up at any cost,
and yon dare nothve to bo called coward
by some hound who would pick your
pockets had he a chance. Not one of
you dare go near Tom Wilson's cabin,
when 1 nursed him through the small
pox. Hot one of vou dare go a prospect
ing as 1 did on the headwaters oi the
Owen's river and camp out for weeks
alone, fifty miles from the nearest settle
ment And i m not afraid of the river.
savage as it looks ; for the roar of its
waters, as I've listened to them many a
long night in my cabin, has been a
kinder voice than any of yours, and if i
down, I want the Stanislaus to bury me
somewhere deep down in its channel,
where your hands at least may never
drag me out Ijet nte pass !"
They made way for him. His face
was white, hard, firm and desperate.
He walked with a proud step, like a
king going to the scaffold. All the
shrinking timidity, the baffled hesitation
of former days, had disappeared, it
was another man who passed throngh
the crowd, another being who had, as it
were, suddenly risen up and usurped the
body of Timid Sims.
"He s got the sand, by , said
Jim Freemantle walked hastily a little
ahead of the rest "Look here, Sims,"
said he, with a more kindly intonation
in his voice than ever ho had used in
speaking to him before ; " look here
come back, boy if you go in, you're
only goin to get drowned for a China
man 'tisn't worth it anyhow and and
we've made a mistake, and you're grit,
that's all. Here, take my hand. "
Sims took the proffered hand. It was
bnt for a moment He did not allow
the grasp to detain him. "It's too
late," said he. " I don't want your
kind words now. I don't need them. I
stand above you all, and I've known it
this many a day. i m going to prove to
you that I don't fear death. If I should
turn back, you d say in less man a weeK
I'd been playing a game of bluff. I al
ways knew I had grit enough in me. It
wanted only your scorn and that poor
creature's extremity bring it out"
He walked for a few yards further up
the river bank, mado one end of the light
line he carried fast to a stake, divested
himself of his upper clothing, and hold
i the other end of the warp, plunged
in. It was all over in a moment Down
with race-horse speed he was borne on
the surging muddy billows toward tho
Black Bock ; down he came, borne like
feather I with one arm uplifted, as he
was shot past ho held out to the China
man the life-preserving line, which the
poor creature eagerly grasped. Jtsut
Sims could get no hold of the black and
polished bowlder. Tho fearful current,
roaring and trembling, bore him into the
mouth of the Big Canon ; bnt no one on
Texas Bar after that hour ever spoke of
" Timid buns.
An Extraordinary Tragedy.
The Bangor (Me.) Wliig and Courier
says : Between a o clock Saturday night
and davhght Sunday morning a horrible
murder was committed in the town of
Med way. A man named Wm. Pangliorn,
acred 82 years, killed his wife, CI years
old, nearly severing her head from her
body with an ax as she lay asleep in bed.
The execution of the deed caused no
noise, and others sleeping in the next
room were undisturbed by any move
ment or outcry. Pangborn made no at
tempt to escape, and at daylight was
found sitting in the doorway, lie di
rected the attention of the people in the
house to the room where his wife lay
dead, and it was not till three or four
hours had elapsed that he was token into
custody, having remained around the
place the whole time, seeming hardly to
appreciate what had occurred. The pre
liminary examination to-day resulted
his being fully committed for trial for
the August term, and on this evening's
I 1 , 11 i XI "A Ml.
train ne was orougut to mm cur. lue
material evidence elicited at the examin
ation showed that he had frequently
quarreled with Ms wife ; that he had re
cently threatened her, and that she had
told her sister, "Mrs. Jones, with whom
they were boarding, that she was afraid
of her life, in an interview with a rc
porter of the Whig and Courier, this
evening, Jangboru talked ireely ol
affair. He said he and his wifo retired
at o'clock on Saturday evening and for
some time were talking pleasantly of
house that he ha'd rented, and into which
they were to move very shortly. The
next he remembers, he was sitting
the front edge of the bed, having gone
to sleep on the back side. He has
idea whether he had been thero a half
hour or three hours, and as he gradually
came to himself by the light of the moon
he discovered an ax lying on the floor
the side of the bed, and wondered how
it camo there. Next ho noticed how
aple his wife was, her face being turned
toward him. He went up to her, put
his hand on her head and found it was
cold. He did not notice any blood, and
picked up the ax and carried it out
the room. When Mr. Jones got up
kindle a fare shortly after, i'angborn sent
him into the room where the body of
wifo lay. The head was nearly severed
from the body, having been struck at
base of the brain, and ho says he must
have thought he was fighting some wild
beast to have struck such a blow.
srys he dees not think any one else could
have done it, but has no recollection
participating in the tragedy, for which
professes the greatest sorrow, saying
would not for the whole world have had
it happen. The murdered woman was
his second wifo, by whom ho had nine
children, six of whom are living.
A Remarkable Dog.
" Brownie," a famous thoroughbred
greyhound of great sizo, belonging to
citizen of Boston, recently died of
disease. He was 12 years old, and
ho was brought to this country
won in England tho highest prize a
can take in a coursing match, lie was
great favorite for his beauty, grace,
intelligence. His muscular development
and power mav be judged by the
that his chest girthed fully 3 feet, and
" took a hedge 10 feet inch, fcjevera
artists had painted his picture; and
cast of the wholo liody has been taken
upon which his skin will bo mounted
after which it will b(i preserved in
Museum of -Natural rliaroy
DONALDSON AND GRIMWOOD.
DONALDSON AND GRIMWOOD. Biographical Sketches of the Lost Air-
WASHINGTON H. DONALDSON
WAS born in Philadelphia. April 7, 1840.
His family were Quakers, and his father
was one of the earliest photographers in
his native city. Donaldson learned this
business, and soon became an expert in
it In 1860 he was employed in a photo
graphic studio in this city. He began to
learn line engraving on stone, but as his
health seemed to suffer from the confine
ment be took to ahtletio exercises, and
finally became a teacher of gymnastics.
From this he went into the sleight-of-hand
business, and thence into the show
business generally. He became an ex
cellent performer on the trapeze, and was
also a skillful tight-rope and wire walker.
His introduction to aeronautics came
about in a singular way. He had made
the acquaintance of a certain lady at a
small town in Pennsylvania, and many
tender passages occurred between tnem.
He had some sort of engagement at
another town near at hand, and subse
quent to his performances the landlord
of the hotel said: "There is a balloon
here in my custody.' It was left behind
by an unlucky aeronaut wno couiani
pay his board bill. It is just the thing
for vou to start upon. Why don't you
buy it " "I don't know anything about
ballooning," said he, " but how much do
you want for it?" The landlord said
throe hundred dollars. As Donaldson's
ventures had not been very successful
about that time, ho did not possess a
third of the sum, but, as it came out
that the landlord was a relative of the
lady before mentioned, Donaldson wrote
to her on tho subject, and by her
interest he procured the balloon at a
very great reduction upon the original
price. Donaldson was one of the most
perfectly fearless men that ever lived,
but he admitted that he had no sooner
got possession of the balloon than the
most gloomy foreboding's filled his mind.
However, he determined to make an as
cension. AccordinKlv ho went to Bead
ing, and having made all the necessary
preparations, he ascended on the 31st of
August, loll, it was a trapeze uauoon,
that is, it had no car, bnt the aeronaut
sat upon a small bar of wood suspended
from the concentrating ring. He told
the writer that before going aloft he was
haunted with premonitions of death, but
no sooner had he reached the upper re
gions than a complete revolution took
place in his tnongnia. xne astounding
beauty of the spectacle of the earth as
seen from a balloon, the exhilaration of
spirits which follows an ascent and the
wonderful and unexpected serenity of
tmosphenc travel lor, under ordinary
circumstances one is scarcely conscious
of motion in a balloon all this impressed
him so powerfully that his despondency
gave way to enthusiasm, and from that
hour aeronautics became to him a pas
sion. At the time of his death he had
probably mado about 300 ascensions,
which, considering the brief space in
which thev were made, is more, propor
tionately to time, than those of any other
aeronaut that ever lived.
In the early part of 1874 Donaldson
entered into an engagement with the
managers of Uarnum s Hippodrome to
make ascensions in connection with that
establishment during the summer. This
mgagement he most faithfully carried
out, to the satislaction 01 his empoiyers.
He was always ready to moke ascensions,
and always managed them with consum
mate skill. He had a hrm belief that
balloons, at no very distant future, would
be utilized for purposes of travel, trans
portation of mails, and so on. He be
lieved this would bo accomplished by
the employment of some motive force in
the propulsion of balloons, and he did
actually invent a little flying machine
which operated very successfully insido
of the Hippodrome.
Mr. .Donaldson leaves a brother and
two children. To tho latter he was al
ways a kind and indulgent father, and
rarely allowed a month to pass by with
out paying them a visit
NEWTON S. GRIMWO0D
was born and reared' in the vicinity of
lorkvule, Kane county, ill., Ins parents
being well-to-do farmers. The Grim-
wood family consists of father, mother,
four sons and a daughter. - Uf the sons,
two are engaged in farming in Iroquois
county, and ono yet remains on the
farm, as does also tho sister, who is
tho youngest of the children. Newton,
tho lost balloonist, the youngest of the
sons, who was 22 years old, was regarded
as a young man of exceedingly bright
promise, the first evidence of his genius
being shown in various humorous article
in the Yorkvillo Ncivs, on which paper
ho worked when in his teens. Some
eighteen months ago, in connection with
a gentleman named Cook, he established
the -Liocsport (ill.) Courier. Ins interest
in which he soon afterward sold, in order
to take a position on the Johet Sun,
which he left a few months since for the
broader field offered for his enterprise
on the Chicago Evening Journal. His
mother, being in delicate health, has
been kept by her family in ignorance of
lus disappearance until a day or two
since, when, having given up all hope of
his return, they told her the exact situa
tion of affairs. She had in the meantime,
being a great reader, wondered why she
could obtain no papers a matter sho
once understood when she learned that
they had been hidden from her for fear
of tho effect that tho news of his being
lost might cause his death. She considers
that the family acted wisely in doing
they did, as the alternate hope, fear, and
uncertainty relating to him in the first
few days after the balloon ascension
would liave been harder to bear than the
almost absolute knowledge she now has
of his death.
How to Keep a Subscriber.
An indignant farmer recently entered
the office of the Elizabeth News and
ordered his paper stopped because
differed from the editor in his views
regarding the advantages of subsoiling
fence rails. The editor, of course con
ceded the man s right to stop his paper.
but he remarked coolly, looking over
"Do yon know Jim Sowdors, down
" Verv well," said the man.
" Well, he stopped his paper last week
because I thought a farmer was a blamed
f"ol who didn't know that timothy was
good thing to graft on huckleberry
bushes, and ho died in four hours.
" .Lord, is that so ? said the astonished
" les ; and you know old Ueorgo
Enckson, down on .Eagle creek?
" Well, i ve heard of him.
"Well," said tho editor gravely, "he
stopped his paper because I said he was
tho happy father of twins, and congratu
lated him on his success so late in life.
He fell dead within twenty minutes.
There aro lots of similar cases, but
don't matter. I'll just cross vour name
off, though you don't look strong, and
there s a bad color on your nose.
" See here, Mr. Editor," said the sub
scriber, locking somewhat alarmed,
believe I'll just keep on another year
cause I always did like your paper ;
come to think about it, you're a yoflng
man, and some allowance orter be made,"
and he departed satisfied that he
mado a narrow escipe from death.
An Unfortunate Suicide.
A verv curious case, says a Washing
ton correspondent, has been disaovered
at the Treasury .Department ny tno
of some old accounts. A
days ago an officer of the War Depart
ment received notice from the Treasury
that there was a b.ilance of $1,000 in
favor on au old account This officer
knew no such balance was duo him,
caused an examination of tho origin
the account to be made, ihe discovery
was then mado that, by an error in
many years ago, this
had been deducted from the account of
an officer in another department, where
it probably belonged, and credited to
this officer of the War Department
This discovery explains a very lament
able suicide which occurred about the
time this original error was made. The
officer from whose account this sum had
been wrongly deducted was charged
with a defalcation of that amount He
was not able to prove his innocence, and
took his own life. The accounts are
said to clearly show that the suicide is
due to the criminal error of some clerk
in the war days.
AN HISTORICAL TRAGEDY.
The Killing of Col. Sharp, at Lexington,
Ky., and Subsequent Suicide of the Murderer
and His Wife.
A Lexington (Ky.) correspondent of
the Cincinnati Commercial revives the
incidents of the bloody and romantic
Beauchomp-Sharp tragedy, enacted some
fifty years ago a tragedy that has been
elebrated in song, drama and story
and which at the time excited the pro-
foundest sensation all over the country.
Among other graves worthy of remark
in this cemetery, writes this correspond
ent, I found one bearing the name Solo
mon P. Sharp. The inscription on the
dork gray monument states that he "was
assassinated while extending the hand of
hospitality, on the morning of .Novem
ber 7. 1825. in the 38th vear of his age,"
with the text added: " What thou know-
pjvt not now. thou shalt know hereafter.
CoL Sharp was in his day one ot the
foremost men of Kontuckv. During the
administration of James Madison he had
served two terms m Congress, at which
time he was the room-mate and intimate
friend of John C. Calhoun, who is said
to have declared that Sharp was " the
oldest man of his age that had ever
crossed the mountains. He had previ
ously been several fames elected to the
Kentucky JjegisWttur, ana unaer uov.
Adair, was Attorney-General of the
State. At the time of his death he had
settled in Frankfort, as a very successful
lawyer, but had recently been again
elected to the Legislature as tho cnam
nion of the " Belief party."
A few years previous Sharp had met a
vonner ladv named Ann Eliza Cook, and
he had seduced her. She was a young
lady of good family, of fair cultivation,
with some literary talent He met her
at a party, I behove, and it was tinder
the excitement of dancing and wine per
haps that Miss Cook yielded herself to
him. After her disgrace became known
rIib had secluded herself at home, but it
seems that a young lawyer named Jere-
boam O. lieauchamp, also oi respeciauie
family, happened to see her, and, falling
in love with her, succeeded in obtaining
hor promise to become his wife on con
dition exacted by ner uiai ne snouia niu
CoL Sharp. This promise was made
tho marriaee took place. Some time
vear or two, perhaps passed, and Sharp
r,-,, ' 5 i:; -r i .. 4.1. ui
sun remaiueu iuivo. cxri uu uuumu
would have passed and been forgotten
had not the seduction been mentioned
as against Sharp's character during the
warm political campaign in which he
was elected to the Legislature. On this
ohargo being brought against him, CoL
Sharp treated it slightingly, and stated
public, it is said, that a certificate was in
evidence that this child born of Miss
Cook had a black face. This added in
sult to the original injury, and the se
cret writing of Beauchamp's promise
came out distinctly at its breath. The
Sunday evening before the General As
sembly met, Beauchamp (who lived in
another part of the State) entered Frank
fort, and, finding the hotels full, put up
at the private house of a gentleman
named Scott, two or three squares south
of Sharp's residence. Late at night
went around to the house in which
Sharp resided tho largo old brick which
I have mentioned and, going to a side
door (though others say it was to the
front door), he knocked. Sharp was
awakened, and asked who was there.
Beauchamp answered by giving the
name of one familiar to Sharp in an
other port of the State, where the latter
had formerly lived, but changing the
second initial of this person's name
saying, "John A. Covington," and re
questing to see him at once on important
" I know John W. Covington," 'said
Sharp, deliberately opening the door
and advancing into the open air and
Beauchamp . at once lifted the mask
which he wore, saying : " Don't you
know me, Colonel?"
My God I it is B , exclaimed
Sharp, but did not succeed in pronounc
ing his enemy's name before the latter
struck him upon his month with his
hand and stabbed him to the heart with
CoL Sharp was found dead on his door
step. Beauchamp returned to his lodg
ing and left town early in the morning,
without bcincr suspected, I believe.
is related that on approaching his home
he conveyed to his wife the intelligence
of the deed accomplished by waving
his handkerchief aloft in the distance.
The death of CoL Sharp produced
profound sensation in Frankfort
throughout the State. The Legislature
offered 83,000 for the detection and
prehension of tho murderer. Beau
champ was finally brought to trial
and sentenced to be hung. During
interval between the sentence and
execution great efforts were mcde in
behalf, delegations of ladies dressed
mourning even going to the Uovernor
with petitions for his pardon. Joseph
Desha was then Governor of Kentucky,
and a son of the Governor, Isaac
Desha, was imprisoned at the time, con
victed of a highway robbery near Mays-
viile. it was presumed young uesna
would be pardoned as he afterward
and it was urged that th Governor
miekt do a gracious thing, lightening
his selfish act of clemency, by pardon
ing JJcanchainp an his son together.
But ho was inflexible. Political revenge,
perhaps, it is said, had to be gratified.
The day ot execution came, a snort
time beforo the hour designated, request
was made by Beauchamp that his
might be permitted to remain with
alone in his cell (it seems they were
tenderly attached to each other) for
purpose of their last leave-taking,
this privilege was granted. After
while, as the time fixed for the execution
was at hand, the oflicers entered
prison cell and found the wife dying
with tho wound ol a pen-unue in
breast, and the husband himself
fatally stabbed. They had determined
to elude the law and die together.
as the time for the execution had come,
Beauchamp was taken, in his dying
out upon the scaffold and hung.
The boilies of tho husband and
were removed to thoir home and buried
together. Subsequently this tragic
romance of real life was made tho
of a novel which was largely bought
it is said, by Sharp's friends. Later,
about eighteen years ago, a drama
written (by John Savage, I believe,
Irish poet) founded on the Beauchamp
Large Landed Estates.
counting ' In this country, we think 15,000
20,000 acres a large landed estate.
of the great proprietors of Scotland
for ahead in acreage of any in this country.
The Duke of Sutherland owns
fee simplo, 170,343 acres ; Duchess
Sutherland, 119,870 acres ; Sir J. Math
eson, 606,070 acres ; Mr. A. Matheson,
220,433 acres ; Earl of Breodalbano,
acres ; Duke of Bnccleugh, 432,183
acres ; Earl of SeaBeld, 306,000 acres
Mr. Evan Uaillie, 306,060 acres
Earl of Stair, 270,000 acres ; Duke
Biehmond, 255,000 acres ; Duke of
194.000 acres : Duke of Hamilton,
173,000 acres ; Duke of Argyle, 175,000
acres ; Sir K. Mackenzie, of ttiurloch,
16-1,689 acres; Msioleod, of Macleod,
New Orleans Times.
FINANCE AND TRADE.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market.
The money market has been steady with a
fair demand for favors and liberal quantities of
loanable funds. Bates 67 per cent for short
time. Government bonds firm and steady aa
U. S. 6's of '81 120W 120X
O. 8. 5-ao'sof 'GQ(ex. int.) 114 114
U. 8. 5-20's of "64 (ex. int.) lis llfiv
U. 8. 6-20's of '65 (ex. int.) 118W liHil
V. 8. 5-20's of '65 January and Ju)y.ll8 11 H
u. H. s-'Ju's or t)7 January ana Juiv. iix 1A
U. 8. 6-30's of TO January and July. 119V' 120
U. 8. 10-40's 116 V . 116)f
U. 8. new 6's of "81 (ex. int.) lHi 1H ,
U. 8. currency 6's 121V 12
Gold (full weight).. 112' 113
Gold Coupons 113S 113
Gold exchange 112X 113
The grain markets were again active and
mora or leas excitement prevailed, while the
changes and fluctuations in values were more
ox lees severe. The movement was mainly on
speculative account, and the ROTorninit iiifla
;es were largely of the same class, tne
weather having more influence and effect on
tbe market than an; other circumstance.
The advices from the East at times
quoted a firmer set of markets, and again
weakness ana depression ; but, taken all in
all, local speculative causes more than coun
teracted the effect that would naturally be
expected from tbe tone of the markets at tbe
East The receipts were larger all round,
showinir a more marked increase, however.
when compared with the arrivals f er tbe same
time laat vear. The shipments were lichter
all round, and tbe result was quite a liberal in
crease in tbe stock in Btore. The shipping in
terests were slow in taking bold, and about tbe
only inquiry for cash grain was from July
shorts who bad not made provision for their
maturing contracts. The unsettled weather
would always cause an upward movement in
values, wiuie a change to favorable weather.
would favor a downward movement At the
close the tendency of prices was to a higher
The following table shows the prices current
at tne opening ana close or tne past week:
No. 2 sp'ff wheat, canhl
No. 2, seller Auirust.
No. 2 seUerSeptemberj
no. a corn, cash
No. 2 corn. s. August
No. 2 corn, seller Sept
NO. 2 oats, cash.......
No. 2 oats. s. August
No. 2 oats, s. Sept....
No. J rye, casn. .....
No. 2 rye. seller Aug
N i fcryc, seller Sept.
no. 2 Dariey, casn...
No. 2 barlev. a. Sept.
No. 2 barley, s. Oct...
There was considerable of a reaction in this
market from tho previous week, the excitement
that at that timo prevailed giving way to quiet
ness, and tbe tendency of values was de
cidedly downward. Tbe amount of business
transacted during tbe week was light, and tbe
bulk of the trading was in tbe way of transfers
of contracts from one month to another at the
difference of about 20c per brL on mess pork,
and 17,W20c per 100 lbs. on lard. There was
but little change in tbe tone of either Eastern
or European advices, and the market was
covernod mainly bv local influences. As com-
pared with a week ago mess pork has declined
too per brl., lard 30c per 100 lbs., and meats
y,nHc per n. The market closed at (20.50 for
cash mcHS pork, $20.40(3:20.45, seller August,
f20.C020.C5, seller September. Cash lard
closed at $13.30, seller September, $13.50,
sellor October at $13.60.
There was considerable improvement in the
butter market during tbe week just pasL There
was quite an active demand on shipping ac
count, and a fair amount was taken for repack
ing purposes. Tbe arrnls during tbe week
were only moderate -and some reduction is no
ticeable in the stock. Of real choice the supply
was light, and such grades were hold with con
siderable firmness, though the commoner quali
ties sold at former prices. The following are
the classifications adopted by the Butter Asso
ciation attheirlastconvention, for which grades
the quotations are given below: Extras Shall
composed of selections from the finest gradeB
fresh made eorts, and shall be of tbe highest
standard of table butter. Firsts Shall be
good quality of butter, of uniform natural color,
in season, sweet and properly seasoned,
good uniform style of package, and in good
condition. Seconds Shall consist of a good,
sweet, solid grade of butter, nniform in color,
in good style of package, and in good condi
tion. Thirds Shall embrace all sorts between
the qnality too poor to be classed as seconds,
and the grade above grease butter. The fol
lowing wore the closing quotations : Quotable
at zi(iczac tor extras, rrazuc lor nrsts, io(eric
for seconds, 13(fcl5c for thirds, and ll((dl2c
for inferior stock. Tho market was rather
atuet for beans, but onces were without essen
tial change. Quotable at il.801.85 for prime
Eastern medium, and $1.00(1.70 for poor
goodWestern do. A fair trade was reported
broom corn, and values were firm at ll14c
for ho. 1 to extra burl : liODlixo lor good
choice stalk Drain, ana o(asc ior crookea.
IWwwbt nnlrl Htaflrlv nt QRfH;QRf! for nrimn vnl-
low. There was an active business reported
currants at"$2.003.00 per bu, according
analitv. Cheese was rather weak durinir
early part of tbe week, but toward tbe latter
part the fhippjng was improved, and a firmer
feeling was developed. Quotations range
80K fr common to good ; 10(8100
prime new factory in lots, and 10 llo in a
way. Dried fruits were steady, and
apples tho demand was somewhat better,
the other descriptions were very quiet. The
market closed at llTa for Michigan
New York apples, b(orJo for halves peaches,
and 8S3o for blackberries. Dried peas
were ami ana nominal at $z.uu(x'Aiu per
tor choice green and $1.851.90 for marrowfat
Eccs were in a verv dull and unsettled condi
tion. Nearly all the consign ments received
were in poor order and buyers were slow about
purchasing, even at lower prices. Tbe market
closed atl3(14c, and for some lots that were
Known to Degoodasnaueover these ngnreswas
obtained. Feathers were inactive and nominal
at 48(a52o for cood to prune hve geese,
2025c for turkey tail, and 35c
chicken. There was a fair trade in foreign
fruits and nnts, and prices were steady as fol
lows: $7.00(5)7.50 per brl for Messina oranges
and lemons, 2125c per lb for hard to bo
shelled almonds, and S8c for paper shelled. Co
coa nuts, $4.505.00 per 100. The receipts
green fruits was somewhat bgbter, ana
market ruled quite steady. Feaches 90ctl.25
for common to fair in Ka boxes, and $1.50(31
1.75 for cood to choice Crawfords. Apples,
35(50c for green, and 50io65c per box
good to choice red. Erie ranged at $3.00(3)4.00.
Hides were in fair demand and a trifle firmer;
quotable at 78o for good lota of green
salted ah ronnd, and l.i(rfl3c for call.
Melons were dull at 3.00M.OO per doz
watermelons, and $2.0U(rc2.25 for muskmolons
and cantolope. There wore no old potatoes
the market, and new were again exceedingly
dull; quotable at l.O0(1.25 per brL for South
ern, and 1.50(2.00 per brl for choice Balti
more. Salt was steady and fairly aciive.
Quotable at $1.50 for Onondaga and Sag
inaw fine, and $1.70 for ordinary coarse.
Tbero was but Uttle doing in vegetables;
consisting almost entirely of tomatoes; quot
able at 4060c per box for tomatoes, 12;((15c
per doz. for sweet corn, and $3(3.50 per
for IlUnois yellow onions. Wool was quiet
steady at unchanged prices: washed, fine
coarse in good condition, 38(542c; unwashed
do., 2d(o)32c; tub wasnea, lugaaito ior poor
SEEDS AND HIGHWINES.
The recoints of timothy seed were somewhat
larger during tbe past weok, and prices in
ruled a shade easier; sales were
at $2.30(2.50 for common to good, and
$i52f'2.00 for nrimo. There were no
lers of clover on the market and prices
nominal at 7.50(8.00 for prune medium,
Flax quotable at about $1.00. There was
market for millot. Hungarian and buckwheat
were nominal at 75('ac accoruing to quality.
Bed Top sold at 80c. Higbwines were in
demand, bnt holders were asking more
buyers were willing to pay and trade was
$1.17 was bid, with sellers generally asking
COOPERAGE, LUMBER AND WOOD.
There was but Uttle life in the market
cooueraire and no chance was observable
values. The inquiry, as usual at this time
the year, was mainly for light stock, and
barrels sold slowly. Tho offerings, however,
were not large, and tbe market ruled
steady. Quotable at $1.12K(1.15 for
barrels. $1.35(5)1.40 for bird tierces, $1.902.10
for wiiiskv barrels. 45(255c for flonr
rels. The movement was rather light in
lumber market, but the offerings wero
large, and former prices wore maintained.
market closed at is.00(ir8.25 for joist
scantling. $8.50(516.00 for common to
string and boards. 72.10w2.u0 for shingles.
and $1.50 for lath. Thoro was bnt a very
demand for wood, and tbe makot was dull
neglected. Price, however, remain unchanged.
Hickorv, $8.W) ; maple. $7.00 ; beech,
and slabs $4.00 per conl, according to qnahty.
Telegraphic Market Reports.
ole. rrtrvra . 8 80 A t
Hooa Drcaaed. 10
Flocb Superfine Western 0 5
Wheat No. 3 Chicago
Mo. 1 Spring
Pork New Mess
1 39 a 1
1 41 al
.. 63 C4
.. l 08 ia i
..21 60 (21
... 13 (4
WriEAT No. 2 Red
Oobn No. 2
OATS No. 2
Mti No. 2
I MO ,
... 1 6.1 1
... 71 a
.. on a
. . 86.V.
Una 6 00 a 1 60
WHUT NO.1... - - I S .
No. 3 9 v4
Cobu-Ko. 1 ;JH
Oi-rs No. a S
rt a . o
DiKLIT- NO. 1 '
WniiT Red 1 65. 1 75
Cobk 73 76
Oats 60 61
KTC , B8 1 VI
Pobk Mesa. Jl 69 21 75
Llbd 13X 13X
Amber 1 51
a i s
Wheat No. 1 Bed
No. -2 Bed
9 1 49
Tiger-Hunting in India.
A party of the dignitaries of a village
in India having been informed that a
tiger was eating up the bullocks in the
vicinity, a hunt was organized to destroy
the tigers, one of which was reported to
be a man-eater. The personages who
joined in the pursuit were, besides his
Highness All S3 hah, his brother Aga
Jungee Shah, and his two sons, Aga
shahabudin tthah and Aga JNooroodin
a hah, all keen sportsmen. (Jn ascend
ing an adjoining hill they espied three
tigers crouching down in a hollow at the
foot of the eminence. The party here
divided themselves into two groups,
with the object of cutting off the retreat
of the brutes, and approached them
cautiously. When one of the groups
had got within twenty yards of the
tigers, with just a few bushes between,
the largest among them set up a terrific
roar and rnade his way to the side of the
hollow where his Highness Ah bhoh and
son were on the watch. A Well directed
bullet from the hollow sent him bound-
ing in some Dusnes nam Dy, ana,
but not very seriously damaged. The
report roused his fellow denizens of the
forest, each taking a different direction.
At this juncture a single shot from Aga
TnnnnA SU'i nlin InnTr fof.,1 ofTWr.
At? , r . j ., " ,."
at the hands of his Highness All shah,
who hred twice. The remaining tiger
had next to be dispatched, and after an
hour and a half's fruitless search he too
was bagged. The largest animal is said
to have committed frightful ravages,
having devoured no less than two hun
dred head of cattle, wounded ono man
and eaten another. The villagers
thronged to the spot where the carcasses
liy, and warmly thanked his Highness
and party for the service they had ren
dered to the affrighted village popula
Two young men of Mount Pleasant,
Wis., went hunting the other day. They
came upon what they supposed to be
the skin to a man for another SO. Since
then a neighbor has been hunting for
his big " yaller dog which strangely
disappeared about Unit tune.
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education and an
h.nr1w-r-ltln IK I inn
i OI-TH I NtiTUM m.iliXK
COIXEOK, Toledo, Ohio. Address, for Circulars,
B.I. It U1U HI A u l u s rini-1 pai, i uicuu,w.
-510. tO fS500, JtlMd?t7orneA
tpxvi IA ?i.pi, book explaintnc
everything, ami cop) ut tilu Wall Street lleview
OrilT FDCC JOHN mcauro A UO Hankers
OLNI rKtt. and Brokers. 7BroadwWlN.Y.
m"i A A A. MONTH and KXPKNSIC
11 1 1 new, ptaplr as Hour. Samnit
J toalL Articled
iis frre. (. I,lN-j
TP E7 A C! The choicest it the world
K r4 aZ -.i-ir-M Ijirroat Comoany
America st-aple Article pleases everybody Trade
Uno&JIy rncre.-uslor-Agents wanted eTerywbere best
ducemenia don't waste time send for circular to
EST VEiB, 43 vosey-su, st. xr.u.ooxiai.
lnt -selling: Price
fJSBrftJtnins I Shoets"
15 F-nrelopes, Golden Pen, Pen Holder, Pencil.
i ard Measure, ana a rwes Ol jewelry, mncio racaane,
with elnfptnt Prize, post-paid. cents. Circular
u.., vuv nroauway, new zora.
AGKWTS WASTED FOR A HEW BOOK
SUCCESS IN BUSsNIlSS.
HOW MAKE MONEY.
Selling very . Send for circulars.
P. W. ZIEULBR CO.. SOI 8. Clarkt., Chlcaro.
CAUTION NOTICE. Tha GENUINE EDITION.
TH'- AKIT1 T.ATIOTtS OH"
L -r -T7- T1VGST O I"
Including the " LAST JOURNALS.") unfolds
otitic; Wnnilrrs and Wealth of that mawon
ooantrr.and is absolnlely the ",y,-rv,.'r
nlcfr work. Hence It Srlls; just think.
first T wrtk. Arent surr would fuiiA
more wanted. Send for terms and upof
i.CHUl. HUBSAIU) bbos.. raos., 1M w . la o., vm,
MAN OF A THOUSAND. Chicago Business Directory.
CHICAGO SCRAPES DITCHER CO, LaSalla,
AWNINGS, TENTS, TWINES AND CORDAGE.
GILBERT, HUBBARD CO, 203 to 206 Sooth Watse.
BAKING POWDER AND EXTRACTS.
Db. PRICE'S, Steele k Price MTrs., 201 MS 8. Water,
i;UCI0, XHA.H,EH. AOUU, W WW, win
BANNERS AND GLASS SHOW-CARD WRITERS.
MUNN A DRUM. Uf W. Hadlaoo.
BOOTS AND SHOES-AUCTION AND COMMISSION. '
J AS. P. McNAMARA a CO.. XI E. Waahingtoo.
CANNED FRUITS AND CRYSTAL LAKE PICKELS.
F. A. WAIDNER, 45 and Birsr.
COWING'S DRIVE AND WELL PUMPS, 4c.
DOWNEB k WOOLNEB, SS and 100 Franklin.
CROCKERY. CHINA AND GLASSWARE.
ABRAM FRENCH CO, 101 and 1(8 Wabaabrar.
ENGRAVER, SEALS, PRESSES. STEEL AND BRASS
STAMPS, STENCIL TOOLS AND STOCK,
a B. HANSON, SB Sooth Clark.
8. D. CHILDS, JB-, k GO, U5 Franklin. .
ENGRAVER, DIE SINKER 4 MANFR. OF STENCILS.
h. BOOHB, 171 B. Randolph.
FLOWERS AND STRAW. GOODS SPECIALTY.
DALY, HKNBOTIN k CO.. 1M and M6 Wabaab-aT.
A. L. HALE k BRO, 200, 202,201 and 206 Randolph.
GLASS SHOW-CARD PV'.IER.
J. J. Q. BURGHOFFER, 189, 201 and SB K. Randolph.
ALBERT DICKINSON, 117 Kimie.
GUNS CUTLERY MANUFACTURERS.
W. & SPENCRR k CO, 5i State Send for prleaJlaa.
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY WHOLESALE.
EDWIN HUNT k SONS, 88 and 60 Laka.
KIMBARK BROS. CO, 80 to M MIohbjin-aT.
NEVADA HOTEL, Wabaah-aT, bet Madison and Mon
roe. Oentral, oonenient. A0O per daj.
BREVOORT HOUSE, 143 and 1 E. Madison. On the
Juiropean plan. ii. i. uuih pauu, huvliuw..
I oqjjen HOUSE-Fiit-ciAi inereirrarucnur. Bar-
I ber A Forrer. prop-nv. ar. v Aluni!Kn ira,
1HP0RTERS AN0 MANfrs. OF WARWICKSHIRE AND
...nnnrrn . irti Hie tun
COLUMBIA SAUCES. IMPORTED CATSUPS AND
LEWIS k CO., 108 K- Kinds. Send for prioe-llst.
1 ttih PKSHTIflO CO.-Ore Bar Lumber. North
"Her. W.B. Strung, lre.'t;G.C.Hen.p.tead,Socy.
J AS. B. GOODMAN k CO., 73 Dearborn.
HENRY DISSTON k SON J.W.oor.Bandolph k Market
I SEWING MACHINE COMPANIES.
HOME S. M. CO, Johnson, Clark Co, 141 Stata,
For Circulars. etx. address CALKINS CHAMPION
Yva&ner wi, avt imm.
WATCHES, JEWELRY AND JEWELERS' SUr-mta.
QOOSWELL. WEBER CO, 11 and 107 State.
HOW TO GET A HOME.
Wn,l HAVE OUR GOODS. Bend 5 cents and
newul send bj mall, prepaid. mr Lamp Filim,
wilb which jira can nil any Kcrotcne ianr. tnlAcuU
rnoriR? chimney or UU inn Jrnm omXn.U nf lamp.
At same time we mini ron all oar ctrcnljia and
terme to icenta onl twenty naoful hoatehoW lar
Ucles with which any person can mnke from S3 to
SO ri!r. We want AijenteeTerrwhero.
NATION I. AfcifclNTS' EJUPOBIDM,
inwa r.ANns. HOo.noo acues.
Rich Soil, rood Uiimate. excellent Water, Browing Settla-
menU, rood Schools. We offer the Lands of tbe Sioax
City ana St Paul R. R. and the McGregor and Missouri
lUTer m. n. a ? - hot wo, on we mwww.
ill say m farm. Apply to
rAVri;o!V A. v.itAt TWR.
S B. Land Office. Siblay . Osceola Co.. Iowa.
This new Trass is worn
with perfect comfort nipht
and day. Adapts Itself to
-.very motion of the body,
retaining rapture nnder the
hardest exercise or severest
train until permanently
cared. Sold cheap by tne
fill A 8 T I CE$
Vrfl m T TT B a F -f
cured. Sold cheap by til
Elastic Truss Co.,
NO. 683 Broadway, N. Y. City.
Sent by mail. Call or send for Circnlar and be cared.
Ke1er. Holmes & Co- 0re-
'rert, Kortraik, CL. toy: "We hsre
the assurance of out customers that
SeaFoam is the best Baking Powdrr.
Our sales of it increase con tinna liy.
Geo. I.. Claflin o Co., Jj
tfittii.Providmrt. It. .,wiy.- "Your
SeaFoam is steadily raihinc in favor.
All speak well of it-'7 It in the bot.
Farmers' wives can excel XewYork
Hotel Cocks by usinjc Sea Foam. Try
it and be happy. Send for circular to
HODnsn'e SU Kcw York.
The newBt'FFAIA) IJILT. KEVOI.VER-wot
prepaid to any part of the United States on receipt of
$4.O0. 20,0 already sold. Beats anything of the kind
ever made. For accuracy and distance it baa no equaL
AddroM all ordnrs to
V ti l ii.lv rv bun w unn. . vniwiru, mi
iff u Wm hvn tnarv mvntver examined br an expert
raced gunsmith before it leaves our works, and warrant
them perfect in every way. Liberal discount tome trade.
PORTABLE GRINDING BILLS.
jleMt trrnrn bditmiii t in
die umler-runuern, cock head
Tipper-runners, lor Fsrm or
ylercliiinl Work. Sopf
rlor Mill iH tones or ull
lzfi-eniiine Iutch An
Itrr Rolling Clot a Mill
PlckJs Corn b hellers aua
CUanvrs. tiearin, fchaflinc.
Pullies. Hancers, eic. an amua
of lill JUchuiery and Millers'
supplies. Send for PamphleU
Ktranb 1KEI1 ompany,
ISO M30,'ltMtnniall, U
. TBimC XaBH, FATZ3tTKDi
The best and eheatieat Paint In tne
World for Iron. Tin or Wood. For sale
by "Dftnlers eTerrywhere. PRINCES' METALLIC
PAINT CO.. V nnnft'rers, 96 Odnr St, New York.
"CAUTION . PnrchaBore will plean
Bee that our name and trade mark are on each and
every package. Fend for a Circular.
V- trmrm SraT mS BM SMC
plaints generated by exceesare heaX, by keeping the Wood
cool sod toe bowels free with
Tarrant's Efferrescent Seltzer Aperient,
at once a. most rafresliiniE draught sod tbe best of all n
OVIaW oVJ I 1 liaa swuww
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Sold in coo. by orujcEisu. aa cuu oi imj-'at, .
Hi 617 St. Charles Street, St, Lonls, .,
mntfones to treat all esaes ef ebataeles to Marri-re, blood
Imrurttie, Trr ailmrnt or stVkDema which rcaalt front
la-Hscrelloo or tmprudc&os. with -aparalleled Baeccxa
Dr. W.'a eatabll-brnmi ia chartered by tha Flat, of His
obH, waa founded and haa beca eatabUabed 10 seems
are, certain and reliable relief. Beioc a araditate at
medical ooUeges. and barm the expcriew of a
long siid aneasssfal life in his specialties b baa Mrfeetef
rrmtdiea tbst are efSetoal la all these oases. Bit patiflan
are being treated bj mU er express s-erwhere. Ms
Mtfr wh. failed, oall or writs. Freta tbe treat unw
be; of applications he is enabled to keep his cntrgsf
It". 36 pages, cirlog fell -ptau, 6r two tanp.
n pages, a popnlar book which sbeakt be read b- sery-bn-ty.
No married pair, r persons stmurmpUtf if mar
ric. can afford lotto without it. It co-taini tfas .ream of
medical liter xtura oa thta object, the results or Dr. tr.'e
v experience ; also tbs best thoughts from late works
n starer sod America. Seat sealed, post -paid fnrSOna.
WHKN WRinpTft ADVEKl'fnr
M please ay youifttf Uie n4veria. u
In this u nr.