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Kntered t th fml Offlcs at AshUbula u ftecond Class Mattor.
.TAMES KURD A HOf TiiMlHliorM.
INIKIENIKNT IX ALL, THINGS.
IMtICK, 2 IV AIVANCK.
Vol. XXXI, No. 12.
ASHTABULA, OHIO, FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1880.
TIION. V. " HOO rH,OonW. "lefiTln
iry (JuihIh, tir(H'rltn, (Jrottkery hihI (.Ihmh-w-tru,
BoitH hiiU Hliot-s. Hmuly-Miultt ('lutli
Inff HpiIb mid Unp. TobiwoH and (MKiirii,
a i ul tmiryMihiK u mmlly nwdt to at or
wunr. North Mult) ntcoet, AhIiUuuIh. UW6
TotlHKH &llO(KUKI,L,(A. 6. Tombes
ami L. K. Uockwnli.t Wliolt-Mule and Uc
tall DciilerM In Urncerln und Hrnviloun.
, l-riutaiul Grain j AirnnU for American ami
Union KxprttHM CoiuiMiiilfH and (jlevelttml
llcrnUI, Main ntrnut, Ashtabula, C). ism
Al'hVsic kTwTS A V V it', Pfnlers in Choice
Faintly UnK't'rliw ami ProvlftloriH ; also, i lire
Con fe.it. mu'ry, and the UuuHt brands or To
bacoo and CiKi.ru. 1211
S. H. WKkliN, Produce and Coininlnnion
M ('rebuilt for t hi: min-lniHC anil wile of WihI
ern Kfnrve Biit.f'r,!hM'nand Dried FruttH,
Main htre -t, Aslitahuut, Ohio. iSJ,i
J. II. PAI'l-KM-.SI Ac SON. IVrI.TK 1
GriM'orh'M, 1'rovlHlonn, Flour, Kneil, Foroli
ann uomPMir itu.ih. mm., mmii, name
Water-U me, Meodn, Ac, Main street, AhIi
W. UtlcmiHAU, Dealer In Flour, Fork
lIimiH. Lard, and nil kinilH of h lsli : hIho. a!
kinds of Family OrnrerleM, Fruits and ('on
feet, on cry, Alt and DomoHtlc Wine, i'&l
II. I,. iflOKKIMON, ..eiilnr In Dry (looilfi,
Groceries, Hoots and Hhoe, hmh, kav
Hardware, Crockery, UookB, Paints, Oil
Jce., AMhhibula, Ohio. V&'A
IfliHTIN NKWKKHKt, I mu(rtt and
Anotheeary, and (General Dealer In lriinn.
Mfdicliu'H. W lie and J.lm.uri lor nied
purposes, Fancy and Toilet UoodH Main
Htreut, eornor of Centre, AMhtnmiht,
( I LI.HV Ml ANdF'O CO., Miuiuftu'turon.
tto.. I'lanliiK, Matchlnji, 'id Hcrowl HawhiK
anno on unorr. nonce. r-mop on ;iaiu streei
oppoHltenouin i'iitk, AHniaouia. oiih
ATTORNEYS AND AGENTS.
F. F. PKTTIBONR. Attorney and Conn
sellor atlHW.and Notary Public, opposite
Kink House, AshtuhulH.
It. V. lAMIN, Attorn,
iy and Coun
iiw, and No tune
Wl. TI. KintS. Jit,, Attorney tnd
CnunKullor .it, I,aw, and Notary Public. Of-
fluu with Hull liro , AHlltrtUula, o. UW
JOHN I'. miilONd. Aiturnuv and Uoun
He) lor at Law, and Notary I'ubllo, OfUuu In
AMitnhiila Loan AuHoelatlon building. iiiH
CH AKLKN IIOOTII, Attorney and Coint
sellor at 1-4 w, Anhtabula, Ohio. 11)1)5
K. H. LKONAHD, Attorney at Law. Jefler
Mii,Ohlu, -ommMntheHinalluyHlock ll:M)2
G KO. I. III'HUAHU A ro,, Dealers In
Hard ward, Ii'yn, Steel and Nails, Sloven, Tin
Plate. Sheet Iron. Conner and Zinu.and Man-
r IHK. H DIOCK, AMUUIUIUU, UIUO, lUthl
AHhtabtila, o. Uenhlenee on Lakt shore
Da. K, L. KINti, rh,vlni(in and Hiirtjeou
olllce over Gee & KouerH'. 1 have acorn
plot Hot of Dr. Hudtleld'a Equalizers, with
the exclusive rluht of Anhtubulu. countv.
Phynlnlans are respectfully Invited to call
and examine the Instruments. OHIee hourn
irom lu a. in. to 1 p. m. Kosideuee south oi
tst. rotor a en u reh . l la)
PIIOKMX I1ION WOHKa(6.,Man'r'ri
of suives, Plows mid Columns, Window
uups mm mihh, Mill l'iiBtlHK. Keltlea, Hlnkl,
niisign nuooH, f nuiiili Foundry, AHlita
billa, Ohio. 1091
JOHN DIICKO, Miinumutuierofand Deal-
t-i in r ui nuurr 01 iiiu UL'Ni uf Hcripiions, an
every vnrlcty; bIko, General UnderluK
mid Munufuuturer of OoMIiih to order: tniln
trei!t, north of Smith Public Hqimre. Ash-
AiHNDhW k H1HHIN will do all kinds of
HtJffr1"'1 ,M nin-nuB, (jjooku ftiju .jewelry
(jj Ii JJu) SJreet, lu room with Cttrllsle 4
UKO. W, DICBL I. '(SON, Jeweler; Hepair
Ina ol all kinds of Wiitehes. L'looks and
juweiry; ntore 111 AaliUiunlu House Block
Bl. AHHM.ICi: & MOOUK, PhotoKraph
ers and Denlnru In liliiliintu 1i'ikiri...Fl....a
Chromos, dte. ; havlnir a larVo supply ol
uu.u.,4Hn ui tutiiuue uu.ui iptioiis, are pre
pared to frame anything In the Picture line
at snort notice ana In the host style.
FOIIO to HHOTHKK, Manufaeturers
anu Dealers in Mauuies, lirldlus. Collars,
Trunks, Whips. So.., opposite Flsk House,
Ashtabula, Ohio. ' loio
P. K. OOOD, Wholesale and Keulll Dealer
In all kinds of Coal, and Luinher. Hewer
Pipe ol all sizes. Olllce and yard at Center
street raiiroau crossing, Ashtabula. Hairs
shingles a specially. Pine lumber. shingles,
lath, of all kinds. In any quantity, at the
lowest prices, and delivered on cars or any
where lu Ashtabula. Orders lea at the
tore ofj. B. Crosby & Hons, will receive
prompt attention. 1526
J. SUM. BL VTH, Agent for the Liverpool.
Londo A (ilobe Insurance Co. Cash Assets
over j,000,ooo Gold. In the IT. H. i,(M(io.
Htoc) .loldersalso personally liable fl218
DIVIU SLOAN, Civil Engineer and Bur
yeyor. Architectural and Mechanical
Draughtsman. Offlce In 1'lerce and Hed
head's BlocKjslitalitilacihlo, H21)
jg-an. k. KKimv. irir"CrNwieF.
"rnrCry's mock, cor. Main and Centra Hts.
pntraiioeon Ceirtre KHeet. plHce hours, 9
Q l'i a. m. 1 to 5 p. m. ... -r
J"" . Kt 111.1., Dentist, Ashtabula
""t! Qlilo. qiilce tfentre street, betweun
Main nnri Psvk
50 Years Before the Public.
Pronoun cod by all to be the moat Plixbant
aod BrriPAOioirt remedy dow lu me, for the
CPU! Ot OOVttHI, COLUH, OBODr, HOARIENMB,
ttekllQK leDHtlnn, of the throat, whooping
couRta etc. "Ovin a miluon bottlbs noun witb
id ths 1,4 fT rw yiah. It glT66 relief wherever
used, and hat the power to Impart benefit, that
cannot oe had from the cough ml jt tares now In
tte, Sold by all PruggUta at a oente per bottle.
BELI.KUS' LIVKR PILLS are alito hlyhly reo
ommended lorcurlnx Liver Complalut, coDttl
patloo, 81(ikhoadachei, Fever and gue, and all
diseases of rhe Htomach and Liver. Sold by all
DruifTgltiti at 20 ceuU per box,. t 63 01
E. R. SoUers k to., FUtNburgk, V.
DENTISTS. ASHTABULA & PITTSBURGH R'Y
CONDENSED TIME TABLE—Nov, 9th, 1879.
Ooliig South. Udi
Kx. Ac'm Htntlonn.
frx. lAc in
11 OK p m
II 5ft H 00
11 K7 7 47
II 2o ? W
11 IT 7 27
II Hi 7 20
t K 2U 4 'M
a in p u
h :m ......
9 111 . , ...
10 17 ftm
in L0 7 f hi
HI HS 7 H
10 .'ill 7 21
10 iff 7 :M
11 m 7 4i
2 :M 10 i
p in am
h. H, A M.H.CroHMlllR
. .. AmttlnburKh ....
Hoc k i'ruuk . . ,.
... . HloomMeld
A. 4 G. W. It. It. Or.
All train daily except Kiimlny
f. it, M
Gen. Pans, aiidl'tcket Asreiit.
LAKE SHORE & MICHIGAN SOUTHERN
Mich. KxpreHR leavei Huilulo atfl.OO p. m.,
Krle 1:00 a. in., (.'onnuaut 2;l. m An h ta
bula 2:ftl a. m., (Jeneva S:l a. m., I'alneR
vllle 4:0T . m., ('leveland VMOn. ni.
Special ChH-nfjo KxpreHM leaven HuflHto at
l'2::t-i u. in., Krle H:W a. in., Ashtabula 4:50,
ralncHVille 5:;H, and arrives at Cleveland at
t'onnenut Accommodation leaven Connenut
at :!)." a. in., A in boy Hrll, KIiikhvIUc f:21, AhIi
tabula ;:, Say brook 0:4:1, Geneva (l:.'i, 1'alnoH.
vllle 7:25, and arrlven at iMevclaud H:lo a. m.
Toledo KxpreHH leave Hulltiloat d:l.a. m.,
.l II! II.UH. bOlllH UUl 4V..HI, i IIIKHVII IB 11 III
AHiiiabuia ma a. in., Hny brook U:-' Ge
neva 11:43, rafneHvllle 12:irt, and arrives
at v leveland at ivJty p. m.
Special St. 1j4iliIh KxpreBM leaves Buffalo
:iua. m.. r.rie unai. AmitiitniLa iau u.
PalneHVllle 12:45, and arrlv at ( levelan
Pacific Express leaves Hull'ulo 12:45 p. m
i-ji it- o.-ii, ;vhiiuiihuh -:i.. I'HIIIHV 11 1 u tcui. ail
arrive at oioveiund at 7;0f p. m.
Atlantic Kx promt leavoH Cleveland 7:30a. m
PalneHvllle Kro, Anhfabula Mi, CoiinoautO:,
i'-rie iu;.m and Hrriven at iiuiia o ati:iuu. m
Toledo and lluit'alo AutMimnuMlatlon Iauvhh
i;ievcinnu at e I : i . a. in,. ruineHviiie m-i. Ge
neva l:i) a, in., Say brook 1:20, Ashtabule I::12,
Klmnvlllo l:Vi, Am boy , Conueaut 2:02,
w'lii cii, liuuaio 7:Ni n. m.
(,'hlciiuo and St. Lou In Kxirenfi leaven CIcvp
laud at 2:40 d. m.. Palnenvllle H:2l. AMhtnbulH
4:iw, Kile and arrlvov at Uuttalo at 7:00
Connoaut Accommodation leaven Cleveland
ai4:.Kt p, in,, rainenviiieii:ii, ueneva o:i.,Hay
brook lii;5. AMhtabu a7i01. KlnirHv le7:lS. Am
boy 7:24. and arrive at Connoaut at 7::10 u. in
Hiieelal New l ork fcxprt'Htt leavoH Cleveland
at 10:30 p. m ralmiNvllle H:20, Ashtabula i:0l
. m brio i:and ar riven at Uumilo;atfi:&!S a.
UTralna run by Colnmbun time.
L. S. & M. S.—FRANKLIN DIVISION
From and after Deo. lith, ls, l'asscnger
i rains win run as innows
Ho. 1.1 W. Ft,
No. 2, W. KL
H V M.
1 07 4 45
12 58 4 28
12 VI 4 15
12 47 4 hi
12 80 2 80
12 24 2 22
13 II 1 50
II 58 I 28
11 59 1 15
11 45 12 111
11 H4 11 58
11 25 11 35
11 00 10 87
11 05 10 il
10 52 9 48
10 48 9 22
10 85 9 08
10 20 8 40
10 10 7 45
1(1 00 7 !W
9 45 6 65
9 28 6 95
9 15 6 00
A If A M
toil City West
I lieho . .., ,
Mainly Lake ...
1. lames town...
t Ashtabula ....
t Telegraph Htatlons.
runscnuur lare ill um mm nr H n.nt. na.
mile to way stations countcdln pyei half
L. S. & M. S.—YOUNGSTOWN BRANCH
rruui anw Miter iieo. ntn, IH7H. I'assen
ger Trains will run as follows.
T : i5
Uoughton ,, ,.
1VV. Wiusf 'Id..
t Telegraph citations.
Now Known as
The New York, Lake Erie & Western R. R.
Abstract of Time Table adopted Nov. 17, 1879.
13 u iiLifliAJN best .Drawing-room
and Hleenlnir Couches. eoml.li.iMB ii
modern improvements, are running through
without change from llnlt'nlo, Suspension
bridge, Niagara Falls, Cincinnati, Chicago
all lines of foreign and coastwise steamers
anu niso wnii bouiiu steamers anu railway
lines for Boston und New Kngland cities
Hotel Dining Curs from Chicago to New
No. 8. No. 12 No. 4
Stations. N. Y. Atlantlo Night
Express Ex. ' fty.
Dunkirk L've. ...T 100 p.m. .
Halanianca.. " 7.55,. 8 85 -7
' iiftou Tin " V46 ooTiT
Husu. llrklge ". 7 15 " 9 00 " 7 10
Nlsgara Fajls ' 7 30 ' 06 " 75
BuHalu 8 00 " 2. Ml " Tiio
Attica "fftjtpT- 41Q lojfTT"
PorUigo...... l "
Hornellsvllla " 11105'! t" 60 " 1C1ISa.ii,
Addison..... " TljW ' 7 50 " 1 "
HocheslertTI 9 00a M. 4 00 " ..,..
Avon 9 48 ' 4 40 i' ........
Bath ' 11 82 " 8 ) "
Corning " 19 18p.ij. 8 15 lie "
K I m 1 ra...... " j:l 07 8 66 ." 9 85 "
Waverly.,. 189 " 9 80 " 818 "
Owego " 9 16 " 1010 " 8 68 "
Uliiglinmton " 9 54 " 1100 " 4 40 "
Oreatllend. " 8 18 " 8 08 ;
HilHoiii'liauna ' 8 10" 1165 " 6 80 "
I'epiisit " 4 12" 19 80 A. M 8 04 "
Hancock l 4 41 " 109 ' 6 89 '
Narrowsburg tfl 18 " 9 29 " $8 10 "
Lackawaxen " 888 " H84 "
HonesijaieT. Arr 7 46 " 17..." U 25 "
Port Jorvli-. L've 1 il " TiS-" 9 90 "
Mlddletown. " 80S " 4 40 " 1(101 '
tioshen " 8 18 " 10 15
Paterson. " V8 " 898 "( 116 77
Newark .. ' l667 " 7 80 41 2 05fTiT.
Jersey Olty.. Arr. una To5" 1210";
New York.... " 1026P.M. 195A.a. 1996 "
nxpreas rains Leave Nxw York
9.00 A.m. Cincinnati and Chicago Hay
Kxpress. Drawing hooin Cunohei to Buf
falo and Suspension Bridge,
6,00 f.n. Dully. Fast St. Louts Kxpress.
arriving at Bulialo 8 00 A. M
who nisi trains to the West, Northwest and
Houthwest. Pullman's best Drawing Hoom
Klconllllf (loaeheu to lliiliwln
T.OOH.in. Dally. laulne Express. Sleep
ing Poaches and lintel Dining Cars through
" ti f hlcago without change, .
T,00 . HI. Kmlgrant train for the West,
Dul!y, No, 8 dally, except Sunday.
' .Ask forTluketa via Brie Railway; for
sale by all principal oftloes.
, ,. JNO, N. ABBOTT, Un.Pas. Agt.,
J. B. Bawtlbtt, Oen. Nor. Psss. Agent. Buffalo,
A I. U.iK and oomplbte stock of
Legal ulanks for sale at the
For New Kprin
Hats and C
Next door to Thurbor and Die
At S-8 their a;
Kll Foxed Shoe, tfl I. no,
ItUhhch' S4rire Hli. Ift 1 .OO.
SpleiKlid Hhocs for Summer.
C. A. HASTING
OPERA HOUSE BLOC
ftlnich 81I1, 18H0.
g Clothing, Fine
K WEAR of
inson, Ashtabula House Block.
OF STOCK I
Kithbcr Hoots, $2.75
JjlRht Top JUootH, $2.50.
Hoys Hubber Hoots, $2.00.
1 Case of Full Stock CH Boots
uiiprnlHed at $3.50, for $2.50.
S' OLD STAND,
K, 145 MAIN STREET,
Abstract of Time Table adopted Nov. 17, 1879. OUR NEW ORLEANS LETTER
l7 ttti, .p. l-
.uo. uon 1 lie uimiine atar ' arnves
to-day, and is to leave for Cincinnati on
ha 8lh, takinir me from this summer at
mosphere into the land where winter lin
gen still. The weather here is so warm
Hist all our excursions must be made at
an early hour of the iiiorninir. To day
we have visited Charity Hospital a State
nstiiution, but under the care of Sisters
of Charity. The lady-like superioress oon
..uu.ru us iiiiougu ine large ana cominO'
cllous buildings and grounds, Introducing
us oy name to the Sisters who presided
over eacn ward or department, and show.
ed lis the machinery used for facilitating
tne laooroi the Institution. It has now
about seven hundred inmates, white and
colored. Everywhere perfect order and
quiet prevailed. It seemed that, the sweet
peace which beamed from the faces of the
sisterhood, had influenced and permeated
all. ny hpuseeeHera mg,t havti long-
H V'r Hn uurf rufnperatnrj), 8u0h wash
rooms, und laundries, and we)l filled store
rooms, linen-rooms. &c, Then there
were gardens and cool summer-houses, and
galleries, and a green-house full of flow
ers, and balh-rooms with hot and u
water, and the cots were bo clean and
nice, I was not surprised when told that
many of the patients feigned illness in nr.
der to remain longer in the cosiest home
tney ever had known. She buildimr onnn.
pied by the surgeon Is the first upon the
icu as you enter the gate of the enclosure
made by massive walls of brick. The city
has another hospital for wealthy patients
that of Hotel Dieu, where they are taken
n ana none for at a good round price.
nr ti.nn,n- .1
",'ol mere are tnree principal
ones: the old French Oner Hnl,u ti,
Academy of Music, and the Grand Opera
'" """i t., Where next Monday
...ion imniD anu nor troupe Commence
week 8 engagement. In the basement of
this theatre are the rooms of the Pickwint
Club. Next it, and almost adjoining, is
Christ Church. (P. B.i As the theatre.
nere are open pn Sunday nights. th musie
of the two js pftep, bad.ly mijed, Then
there is firunpraia Hull, wjih its elegant
parlors ar,( r(l'eBliuieiit roams. The walls
of the audieuoe room are fresooe d with
portraits of oelohrated musio oomposers,
Mogart, Beethoven, etc., ranged alomr
.. . . . . "
mein, aim each aide the entrance are
statues in arched recesses.
yesterday, the 4th. wan a lecal holiday
here and was given over to the Firemen
for a oolebration of their 48d anniversary.
The street display was nearly eoual to that
of Mardi Gras, and all day throngs of peo-
pie surgoa mtuer and thither, and bands
of musio rent the air "from early morn till
ewy eve. Twenty-four steam ens-men
and trucks, and two thousand meu and
orses paraded in column through all the
principle afreets, and the galleries above
were deoorated with flowers and flairs.
Starting from the Clay Statue, hear the
toot or uanat St., the Grand Marshal and
his aids headed the procession on horso
back, deoorated with badges, sashes and
rosettes of satin' Th hmn,. n..K
of the fire companies some of the most
prominent citizens rods In , carriages.
The firemen themselves are principally la
borers and artisans, but they are a politi
cal power here. : The engines and horses
and properties ar all owned by themselves,
and they receive for their services no pay
whatever. Many ot ths horsea are very
beautiful and range in value from fnn'r
nndred to two thousand dollars each.
hey are much petted and bolnverf. Tho
very best of these horses were iriven r.h
post of honor within a cordan of rope which
was held in a long loop by the Bremen as
they marched ahead of their engines and
the horses attached to them usually mm
four to six in number. A negro in gor.
geoiis oriental robes, walked Wide each
horse, save m ths ease of a few noble vet
erans, who arched their proud necks, that
they oouid be trusted to conduct them.
selves properly unrcpressed. The hoofs
of these steeds were gilded, and their
manes and tails were crimped, and they
were decorated with trappings of colored
satins and gold lace, and silver hells. Th
engines and trucks wore like burnished
gold, and the smoke-stacks and drivers'
seats were ornamented with satin cushions
anil pyramids and wreaths of flowers, and
golilell chains, and milled antlers. Dm.
smoke-stack was crowned with a large
gilded eagle; another with a baby elephant.
A monkey, in a fireman's uniform rode
upon a truck. Upon another was the
image of a full riged Bengal tiger, sur
rounded with vegetation from theraarshes.
Mechanics' fto. 0 appeared with an ex
quisite statue of "Miss Grace Thompson,
god mother" of the engine. This 1 learn
ed from the iV. 0. limes, of this morn
ing's issue, und from its aolumns T also
clip the following:
"Louisiana Hose, the handsome stoam
er of this company the fAnnie Howard,'
which it will be remembered, waschristen
ed some years ago, appeared in line pro-
lur-cij ui nniueiiicu wiui water lines.
1 am told that when this christenincr
took pace little. Anie was about three
years old., an,d with her baby hands she
presented the company an eleirant flair.
and somebody made a speech for her, and
her proud papa gave a grand dinner at
whioh champaign freely flowed. The
parade of yesterday wound up with nu
merous dinners at hotels and restaurants.
N. 0. felicitrates herself upon having the
best fire-department in the 0. 8. How
ever that may be, I certainly think she has
the best brass bands, and that they are the
most lavish of their music.
The "Phunny Phortv Phellows." who
iigureu so amusingly at jiarui uras with
those monstrous heads representing the
oity ofiicials, are continuing their fun
livery few days we read of a surprise
party to some residence where the victim
is presented with his head bv a committee
ot one, and a rich collation follows.
'the Barracks" in the lower part of the
.... i .
city is tne very lovnesl spot 1 yet have
seen. A company of U. S. troops is quar
tered here. The various other military
organizations are all State militia. The
grounds are close by the Mississippi river,
only separated from it bv the street and
the grassy levee, with its double row of
china trees, with seats beneath. A senti
nel paces in front of the snowy portoullis
under which you pass and find yourself on
the parade grounds. A hand is olavins-
choice gems of oporatio musio ; officers and
the ladies of their households are on the
cool galleries of the fine dwellings which
face the square on every side, and which
are overhung by tall trees in which the
muoKing mru cuanis nis untaught song.
At the left is still another enclosure in
whioh a dense growth of stately trees al
most excludes the day, and comfortable
seats invite you to rest your weary feet, I
cannot leave suoh scenes as these without a
pang of regret, even to regain "Home
M. C. W. P.
The Famine in Brazil.
Bad as is the condition of the suffering
poor ot Ireland, it seems to sink into in-
signncance Deiore tne horrors of pestilent
ial f online in the Provinces of Brazil. Five
undred thousand people have died from
f amine and pestilence within 8,000 miles
from New York, in that district known as
the Serarra. This region is dry six months
ii the year, the other half being rainy, and
is subject to periodical drougtbs. The
present one is the most terrible on record,
commencing in 1877 and continuing with
but little Earn at isolated points and in the
hill country to the present time. The first
sesson all the grass dried up and not any
verdure was to be seen except a little on a
few fertile hill sides. The next year it
did not rain at all. with the exception of a
few light showers here and there. In the
spring of 1878 the people were starving,
and panick-stricken they fled from the in
terior to the eities on the coast on font
the horses were dead and they had no oth
er means of conveyanos. From the Pro
line of Ceara 150.000 died on ths road.
and this was only a sample of others.
They formed into immense camps and died
by hundreds daily. Many of them were
entirely destitute of clothing, there bones
showing through the thin covering of flesh.
They were glad to feed on the rata they
could find to kill. Until the exldus from
the interior the Braillian Government had
not afforded much aid, but now throughly
aroused to the fearful magnitude of the
il, o0,000,000 was voted for the relief of
the sufferers. Railroads were' built and
publio buildings ereoted to furnish employ-
menf, and daily rations of food i..n.1
In small quantities. Early in 187H came
epidemics, and later small pox, sweeping
awsy thousands, over 1.000 dying In one
day. The drouth still continues. The
Government Treasnry has become serious
ly embarrassed. All that the Goern
mcnt can do it has done, nobly and faith
fully; but the strain is too great and long
continued. It Is now feeding over a quart
er of a million of people, and giving em
ployment to all it can. One noble JJrail
lan has by timely aid saved ten thousand
lives. He is Secratarv of the Province of
Oara, and gives his whole time to the work.
Whst will become of these poor, homeless,
ragged, naked, starv inir nenitlp. when ths
Government from lack of mesas is obliged
j wmioraw iis am r why cannot com
miiiero (if nirmeij ai once, io raise money
." me suuermg people ol lirszil An Ul
gent appeal for aiil for Brazil msv lie fonn
in the daily New York Tribuneol February
9Q oil k ...... ... '
"in, particulars oi tne iamirie sirick
RESTORATION TO HEALTH
Of Miss Jennie Smith.
Of Miss Jennie Smith. A Case of Divine Interposition—Statement
of her Physician.
Miss Jennie Rnillli Hi. .,,i).n. ..rw..
- ., ..... BUlll-ll Ell I n
volley of Baca," was confined, to her bed
.... ...iTu years, tvery movement
llftl lusH IP t-la.s-.rl - a . - . I 1 . i
. . V .'. '. . 1' 1,1 ,llul sen Dante agonv
nne inco niltlinn V everv .levi,-o ..f
art of surgery and medicine, and givw,
all credit to the medical aid r,.,.i....s ...
she gives the chief glory to her Heavenly
1 lie following is. in substance tl.o .,!
...w.iv .,i j.i.tiuiin ,. nmririin -i... i.
.uiugnui jtiiss nninn irom Nor. 1877, till
"inn ,oio, me uaie oi her restoratior
?,"'!, T ,. !" a wt'l known physician i
i niiaiicipiiia. esnccia V rnnn.rlul
.1... u. : v. . wim
""iieuiiic Hospital otthat
Dr. Morgan's Statement.
PHILADELPHIA, May 8th, 1878.
been retmesled to irive ..',.
uuray in tne case or si us .Inn,,;.. c:.i.
who lias been under my ear lor some
months, I do so as follows : First, Jennie
'" uriieven in auly appointed
means as the gilt of our Heavenly Father
to be used according to our ability ,i
opportunity; and thus she has faithfully
sun bed tltrm a. 0,1,. u ... '
, 1 A , , . ' ' "i- occuou one
has fully recognized, that God himself is
in the means used. I mvneif .-i,i.
of mv nmfMalim ....,'....... .!- . '
'. i-.".u.ucui among Wliom
may be named Dr. Lionel Beale, fully ac
cept this view, believing that in the prop
er ubcoI means we have simply acted in
Hie "Mi vino hhI. Ti.:-.i . .
it-oB, vj ucr very lone continued hl.,i.ua
ness of sixteen years, Ucr physical status
was receiving little or no aid. Indeed
ner religious la airs nem
nrt ,n . - "",r . -."""'"It,
- Y "'pumi nouiu nave oeen ex-
uau.uye. i, nuer these circumstances,
uutwunsianuing substantial gain, I often
icn uuuiuus 01 tne result.
Jieanwinie sue was impressed that the
i,uru woum nave ner claim perfect restor
ation. During previous months, she had
reanzeu several successive claims of this
uaiure, iirsi, in tne uocration of herTight
limb from the box in which it l,uH v
so long necessarily confined on account of
uncontrollable spasms; also ber freedom
from the continuous occupation of her
nucrjieuuiii. oo we nopea lorbetter things
On Friday evening, March 2l)th, when
suffering greatly from the recurrence of
" ""'""j intense pain, she request
ed my attendance, and I ministered to
her with some relief, but not as much as
usual, She seemed deeply moved.but was
"-vi t..h-j-w uimucm. Altera lew mo
ments, 10 mv surprise, sue said to me :
'Doctor, how is your faith 1 Can't von
can 1 you tage uoiu with me, and ask the
uear iioru to ucip me 1 I am sure lie will
It must be his will."
1 replied: "As I may be able, I join
,mjwu w uiaiiu 111s promise given
where two agree. Shall not Hub daughter
01 auiuiiiiiu, wuum oittan nam bound, 10
these many years, be loosed " '
This came forcibly, and the agreement
va uuy oeaieu wnu prayer; soon chang
ing on her part to joyful praise, as she
,t.ui.u ul. nmuic aum-iing gone.
11 i"'s time any attempt at a sitting
posture, supported by pillows, or imon.r
ante, had been futile. The long disuse of
uiD spiuai muscics, me extreme tenderness
01 tne spine itseu, the uttter helplessness a
giving way of the trunk effectually arrested
our many efforts to change her posture.
The hand of the manipulator could not
oeenuurca in tne slightest degree, with
out hours of subseuuent surTerinir
A good Christian lady had often visited
Jennie, and desired her prayers for her
intemperate husband, from whom she had
been separated for nine yeajg. They re
quested to meet in Jennie's room, where
they could have the benefit of a talk with
her, After Jennie had conversed with
him upon his condition, the wife made a
very earnest and impressive prayer. This
was followed by a prayer from Jennie.
The husband, at least, acknowledged re
oeiving the coveted blessing. At the
same time Jennie felt as if a mighty hand
was laid upon her chest and back, opno-
siio iuc pu. wucre ior years sne had felt
extreme weakness. Immediately, as if an
electric shock had passed through this
weakest spot, she felt new strength. Her
sister 1 anny ana an attendant went to
raise her, when, to their astonishment, she
aiiuust raiseu ueraen, ior me nrst time in
many years. This increased her aiumr.
ance that her Heavenly Father would re
store ner 10 ner teet in ms own good time.
During the following days she was limit
to the partially sitting posture.
She told me that she expected complete
restoration, and that she had written to
Dr. CuHcsb, of the "'Consumptives' Home,
Boston, Mass.," also to friends in Ohio.
asking them to join with her in prayer.
l...i:.....i .i. r . J ..
., o uciid.du nic necessary srrengm
would be given. Several clerical friends.
with others, were invited to spend Tues
day evening, April 28, with her. 1 was
unable to be present till about 9 o'clock.
No special feeling or Impression seemed
prevail, and several persons soon left.
As one of the comoan v retired, he reason
with her, saying that she was asking
too mucn ; me lxmi couiu make better
use of her on her cot than on her. feet.
She answered, "No, I am not anxious; I
have gained the victory. If the lieat of
the furnace were Increased a thousand
fold. I Could aav. 'Thv will he done.' and
feel pain would be sweet, if it is fully
mauifestod to me, that it is my Father's
will for me to suffer. But the time has
come for me to know His will." Those
that remained there surrounded her ex
tension chair in silence, broken only by
brief prayer, appropriate text, or exorass.
ions of faith.
I had declared to thosot present, that.
Jennie was sustained bv the aasurancA
Divina approval, she was justified in
attempting to stand upon her teet. Alter
walling almost an hour, Jennie, with face
covered and silent uutil now, was moved
pour out her whole soul in prayer, ask
ing that if Bhe were fully restored, and
should then full away from that fullness of
spiritual life hitherto enjoyed, that she
might be brought again to her old condi-
lion, adding that Ho who had kept h
mm innu tailing mine on ner cot, was
sine also to keep her upon her feet.
Jler Conner ration was n.riipletx. A
present seemed baptized with the Hplri
w nns cviiii-iii 10 an mat ner strength w
cimung. hhe prepared for action. HI
raised herself, arow, and with slight as-
sisiance mmtl ujmn hrr frrt. The doxol
gy seemed nevnr more tittingly tittert-
anu then she knelt in silence. An awful
presi'iice niico the room; no one uttered
ori. nne, smiling with eiilire trus
knelt at a chair; then rising to her fee
witn two friends at her side, she w alked
ueiinenuciy eight or ti n feet, plncing on
mm wiorc 111'-inner as naturally as tlmitir
she had di ne so but veso-nluv si.n .fi
not have to learn to walk, as was U10 case
sixteen years ix-iiire. though confined
mat time only eighteen months. She the
in a rx.King rnair nve minutes.
1 uirectea ner to be lilted into Ix-d, and
glass or milk to tie given. Khc smiled
after drinking it. and 'said. "Is il me"
then gaye new expression to her gratitude
anu praise, it being now m ar miilniuh
it seemed prudent to retire. Her iunimvn
ment in vigor and facility of locomotion
have proceeded regularly since. No doubt
is entertained by anyone, that on her de.
parture shortly for Ocean Grove, she wil
ue aoie.as I long ago jestingly stipulate
wiui her. to aik Irom the horse cars to
uie steam train within the depot
JOHN E. MORGAN. M.D.
The full particulars of the restoration of
Kmlth, blether with the wonderful
providence that led her to the ere ,.r 11.1.
Christian physician, will be lound In theSe-
luei 10 tne "Valley of Baca." "The Ij.n.1 .,r
Heuia, already In the hands of the Dubll.lier
iiu win ue out in about a month. Hitchcock
naiuen, Cincinnati, mil, 11. bur..
a great and im
press! ve unrisinir of the cat in m in,,..
trated periodical literature. Our juvenile
magazines and ncwspaiiers ess9cially
teem with wxid-cuts of cats in humorous
situations. We are shown an oppressed
cat undergoing a practical joke at the
hands of some wicked boy, or a triumph
ant cat perpetrating some comic feat at
me expense ot a stupid dog or child. The
unanimity with which our comic nni-t
have perceived the availability of the cat
as an element of comic art is certally very
remarkable, and it cannot be denied that
their use of the animal is usually very sue.
Undoubtedly, the funoftl ichi comic pnl
pictures lies in the incongruity of associa
ting anything like humor w ith an animal
icriy nevoid ol that quality. Thecat
lilislilie to the till Of Its tail. It never
condescends to play, and in no circum
stances loses its perfect dignity of manner.
What is sometimes mistaken for playful-
urs in me cat is nothing more than a re
hearsal ol the gymnastic Rats which arc-
essential to its professional duties. The
Kitten chases a string in order to develo
the as-ilitv and command nfmnvix u-i,;
are needful in chasing mice and birds,
aud the mature cat, when she has camrht a
mouse, goes over the w hole process of the
capture again anu again as a mere matter
of practice. The idea of anything so friv
olous as play or amusement unquestiona
bly never enters into the cats head. This
habitual seriousness and strict attention
to business is the cause of the veneration
which the Egyptians showed to the cat.
They regarded it as a god merely because
it never smiles and never iokes. So sol
emn an animal must be, they thought, su
perhuman. Without doubt, had a Btray
German visited Egypt, the Eirvntiana
ould have instantly deified him liecjmsp
of his inability to comprehend a joke.
When an artist represents a cat in a hu
morous situation, the inconirruitv of the
tiling amuses us. It is precisely the same
with germans. For a long time the Ger
man has been a fruitful subject of humor,
for the sole reason that he is personally
utterly devoid of humor. We are amused
when a story-teller or a comic artist rep
resents a German in intimate association
with something humorous, because of the
enormous incongruity of the idea. It has
laaeu us somen nut longer to perceive
that in this respect the cat is available as
the German, and now that we have ncr-
ceiyed it, there is danger that the present
artistic cat "boom" will grow to unplcas-
ntly large dimensions.
1 here are many interesting aneodotes il-
ustrating the wonderful iutelliirence of
the cat, and among tne-m we can incident-
uy una striking evidence of the cat scorn-
lete laok or humor. Ihere was a large
iaiiese car. tne nronerlv or a nrnnnnent
washerwoman of Chioago, who contrived
a scheme of supplying his table with
choice mice without personal exertion.
He made the acquaintance of an active
and intelligent terrier, and employed the
latter to catch mice for him, paying for
mem in nones, the oat collected a large
stock of bones, which he kept in the hol-
of a tree, out of reach of the dog. and
never produced until a bargain was con
summated. A large flat stone served as a
counter, and on this the dog would deposit
a mouse when offering it for sale. The
cat would examine the mouse closely and
wuuiu always auect to disparage it. ihe
og wouiu insist mat it was a remarkably
ne spring mouse, and rejecting- with dis-
lain the cat's first offer, would oick up the
mouse and pretend to carry it away. Then
the cat would call him back, and after a
long discussion and much sharp bargain
We offer the most
In the city, and our
FUNDED IP GOODS
ARE RETURNED FOR ANY CAUSE,
Render ours the Safest
!iis lots ui
ing, an agreement would be reached Ths
cat would then olimh up to his bone safe,
snrl bring down the amount of bones
sgieed upon, after which the dog would
retire, leaving the mouse in the oat's pos
session The cat was far from liberal in
his dealings, and tho ruling rales for a
good average-sized mouse were oneohicken
leg bone or two wing-bonsa, carefully de
nuded of meat. It i, evident that he must
have made a profit of at least a hundred
per cent, on these transactions, esisscially
as he stole his entire capital of bones; but
such is ever the way io which the cunning
and unscrupulous imK)se upon the honest
and hard working.
One day the dog brought -for sale a par
cularly attractive mouse. He claimed
hat he had caught it in a menagerie, and
that it was an imported hnr,.i.,i...i ,
of immense value. Thecat was evidently
aken with the appearance of the mouse,
but at first refused to offer more than the
regular price. At length, after much
sharp language and profanity, a bargain
was struck, and thecat paid n entire rib
of roast beef, with a quarter of a pound of
good meat adhering to it. No sooner had
?"FJ '""""''l his pay than he broke in
to wild barks of d.-iiWit ... i '
snults all over the yard. Startled by this
!f.ire1J,7l.C"l,d"ct' the cat erefufiy in
vestigaled his new nnr,.l,.. i
great disgust, f0ud that the imported,
short-tailed mouse was merelv .,. i.i,:
lion mouse made of flannel, and grossly
adulterated w th seinr...,n, " '
NOW the dfiir WAS COinnlnlav
away with the sense of the enormous joke
he had p ayed on the penurious cat, but the
cat could not see a trace of anything hu
morous in the proceeding. He swore free
iy, and was so enraccd that h ,.i
to assault the dog, who promptly thrJhed
him, and drove him into . tree. Even
then thecat failed to be amused, and there
is no reason to believe that to this day he
ha,eTer understood why the dog laughed.
t Ins is a conspicuous instance of the
i "Lnnj Perception of the humor
ous, and a thousand equally truthful anec
dote, c.nn be told Lyiiy jn' i5itjve Zfm
gist, if it is made an object to him.
He was grizzled and gray and the .
an accumulation of mountain soil about
his weather-stained face and neck that be
spoke the scarcity of water and soap in his
country. Time had not dealt lightly with
him, there being crows feet about the cor
ners of his eyes, and a slight cat's paw ex
tending down over his .....i
cheeks on eithes side. The Ten Mile
net was his home, and he had mix. ,i
with three hundred good dollars in his
pocket for the express purpose of making
a night of it, and going on one of the
sprees which had characterized his earlv
re. It was just about eight o'clock in
le evening when he reached ths eiiv. n,l
meeting a band of mnsie on the street
faced about and followed it into . v.rioi.
theater hard by. There the old fellow
was assigned a box and was perfectly at
home. He could look down t tho
and every two minutes by the watch he
would send out for Rosebud whisky. Along
about midnight one of the lady vocalists
come on the stage and rendered "The
Band in the Park'1 and a medley, and the
Id fellow was smitten. He ihr.,.l,f ,h
voice the sweetest ha hAd m. K0.-.i
the stage make-up caused tremors of love
or something similar to run all over his
frame. He decided at once that he must
see the prima donna of the variety stage,
and so extended her an invitation to meet
him in the wine-room. She complied with
the request, and nestling down upon his
knees with her plump arms around his
irt-begrimed neck, the oM Mnmhat.
ually felt coltish. He ordered wine and
she sang to him rood old anno nt hi. n
choosing, such as "Barbara Allen," "An
nie Laurie." and "Hichland Man" Th.
old fellow was immensely pleased, and
after eleven bottles had been drained he
said as well as he was able, owing to the
uiiiBiucsD ui uis tongue:
"Little one, you are just mv style, snd
OWn nine OrOSIieut holes lin hen. in Tan
Mile, and I want you to grant me one lit
tle request before I go home and leave
yon, perhaps forever.
ine promise was made and the old man
wilh a half drunken leer of satisfaction re
"You are a skv-scraner anil what- mn
don't know about music ain't worth know
ing. You just climb up among the high
notes and wish that there were a few still
higher, but that IS not to the nnint T
have heard you sing, and I like youj you
have sung to me anj I am enchanted, but
that is neither here nor there. I want to
see you stand on your head.
She weakened. Leadville Chronicle.
A Coed Housewife.
The good housewife, when she is giving
her house its spring renovating, should
bear in mind that the dear inmates of her
house are more precious than many houses,
and that their systems need cleansing by
purifying the blood, regulating Ihe stom
ach and bowels to prevent aod cure Ihe
diseases arising from spring malaria and
miasma, and she must know that there is
nothing that will do it -so perfeotly and
surely as Hop Bitters, the purest and best
of medicines. See other column. 75-7(1
E FACTS !
attractive display of
established rules, viz :
ONE- PRICE TO ALL CASH ON
DELIVERY; A FULL
EVERY GARMENT SOLD.
House to deal with.