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TUSCUMBI A, MILLER COUNTY. MISSO I . THURSDAY. OCTOBER 23, 1879
NO. 42- ,.
rXy KJJJtXJ 12i v ;xlj
I 1 4 ., i . r .-.... .,;
; v?arO! YaHcy Banner.
1 r UI Ftper ftf Miller Conarj.
t ! . ;r u'jL.itisuwoN v worvw
; ''Hort, FublWbert and Proprietor. '
7 Hf, s'onsciui'TiONt
r.1tnr. In Advance. 3 LOO.
t paid until the expiration ol ibe year $1.29
lot: On first floor pfjf-.oglo nJ
Odd Fellow, buildiey. . 5
., TM3 OF, COURT; ! :
IRCUIT COURT; Meets Raoond Monday In
'-. . iVbres-v and aoned Monday i September;
K, L. KnwARtss, Judge.
'.OUWrf COURT: XmU First Monde (n
Februer-, My, Aoiast i-swe-i
-W.K. vTaMHT, preaull": Justlee; Joh
8. Joaa, lt district, Ilia-- Umo, Sod-
district, gMOClal USl'CM. .
PROBATE COURT i Meet Second Mon
day in February. Miy, August end Nov
mbsr, J a. II. TotiD. J -idgf.
fJorernor .... JOHN R. VIIKLPS.
.lKoTr-of U. O. BROCKMVKR.
Ik'toI HUM - M. K. MeOKATlI.
VrMurr KLI IAH GATK
udllnr THOMArt HOLLA DAY.
U'T04nef-t - JACKSON I SMITH.
Xrgn-t at L-nd JAS. K. M-nEMtV
JupH PubMn IntruMnn R. D. HI! ANNO.
JUUUE8 8UPKKMK COURT:
TmYxn - JOHN W. HENRY.
KiehtYn-r - WARWICK. HOITUH.
Sl Yr - TU03. A. WHERW(KI).
KourYwrl - - K. B. NAKTON.
TwoYen K. U. NORTON.
Reprantti - 8AM LT HARKtSON.
Circuit CnuPt C1r JOK1.U. CLARK
8bri .Collefllor- PINCKNKY H. MILLhK
Probata Ju1 Trt'r J At). II. TODO.
I'roMCBtiou Atfy - - E. O. NWALKM.
surveyor U. S. I1URL1SU AM K
boUmil Commininntr J. M. MAKER
Curnr - 8. P. HICKMAN.
M. B. Church Mu Pi-Mn1, at 4 o'clock
r. rn. on tb Jtud and 4ita tinudaja. Kv.
M. E. Church IberU. 2nd Sunday, morning
id a-Anln., ti. B. Borrg, imttor.
M. R. Churcb. Flalwinxln fc bool bouM, Sad
bbblb, 11 a. an., and Tuorumbta halurda)
. hf r. B. KramoaR. IV tor.
CHKIHTIAM CauroU Toncumhta. 4h L-rd
ly, noraliiK and evening, Yf. P. Ooaail
Spring oarden, a Lord'a day, w. p.
8ALKJ4 Cburt,on 4'h .."rd'iday, 11 o.clock
a in. rtm'l O'ltobar, panor.
HAPT1ST For tba)arcoiumnclnR Bapt.
1077. The lima ol rmMjonif of eanh churcb In
thit AMK'ltton U ruleU bf Nitutjay.
UNION C"ir-K M.n 4ib Hturday In MCk
mania. J. M Hibht rand.
Hill RICH WOODS ChU'ch in!l 3rd
8turdv lo ack uionlb, B. O. Bulks, mod.,
Ta. Mrohant, Cl-rk
LI FT LB RIOII WOODS Ohnrjh mJm nd
Hi'y in a-ufi Biint. J M.. Uibb, mod.
PLKASA.nT POINT Church onaoU 11
tttni-iy Ki'i. Jxnii 8'niih, niivj.
. WBT OLAZK; Churcb munU lit 8lurJay,
J. M. Mi bhn, iiiihI. , .
. NEW S VLK-Cdurch metilth Baturday,
Kid. lJmoi, mod.
' SABBATH S$Jhoo, M M'. Pleaaant, 3
oV-IimK p. ra. every Uuuday. V. II, Auiiln,
. Tuumrl B. A. CbapUtr 87,
A. F. & A. M., meet at their ball the Sdcond
Hordy atlar lull moon tach rjrnlh.
P. MAKtUALL, B.P.
V?m. H. nnrnaln, SeJ.
Tuaoumbia L.x)ge No. 4-7, A. P. 4 A. M.
leeot Saturday oa or belor fi ll uioud In
II. DUAOLTrOKD, v. M.
n.C. Todd, Seri'y.
AMirr CHAi-Ttm, No. 14S. O.E.S. imli Id
rriamr eommuulcallno tbe Si Haturday after
eaol full moon, at 7 p.m., In Matouio Hall,
Tutcurabta, Wio. VUlUng litw and brth
re wtil tx fratarnally and enrdially wcl.
corned. Mrt. Hahab E. Haphxhtkin, W.M.
Mr. Litr.li Johkmoh, A. M.
4 . MlI MATTIe- B. CVafwMKIa, Baa'y.
Ploaiant Mu Ittdg. A.K.A A.M.. No. 1J4,
Bieet at their bail ou baiurday eyeoius on or
ftr each full mo"". ...
JaS3 JOttXSTOK, W. If,
James BfT, Bec'y. :
Vruiniey. U. D,. A. F. 4 A. K.. bold re
jfular eommuulcalione Bauirday ulbKn or
Iter lull moon in each month.
J.L. Co, W. it,
C. 8. Phil-tvi. Bec'T.
O. O. If',
Tiiun ihia. jh&tre. 805.
I. O. O. t. Hold tbelr regular meeilnttt ettsry
Wedneeca yonlD, at 7 o'ulock p. m. '
C. V. WfcU,N.G.
- ii.,.iii Ml I.rtdffa. Ha. OS. I.O. O. F.
Iloli rerular me-tlnir evary Haturday, at
. . r i . i . i A
7 0 eiOCa p. ID. -IfninK uri'iyrrv, iu kwu
eUndlwc, are oordlHlly lorlted to attend.
Jotta- B. Ctociit, N. O.
Ibarta L-xie, No. 840. 1. 0.O. F, mectln
ejr.ular eoraruUDlcatton euery tfeiurday even
u at 7 o'clock p. m. . .
Isaiah Latohkic N. O.
BuoceMor toR. Oroa,)
1IALB IM ; "
tVatohen, CIooIcm, JTa-welry
ai-UlbBtM JrF-o Ctr, mo.
All klndt of VTatcbef, Clocki and iew'.lry
lUpairrd and WarranU'4.
VTh W.O Itn. Uto
'' tCineinnatl Btar.l
CapUlo Storm put a ia to bit rye, end
took a Iodr look. Far off, blank agalnat the
illvery borlaon-lino, Ibat buplM epock
tboerrd. 'What waa It? Caputn BUiraii pro
toBfftd eunrey ended, be ilowly dropped hit
(liu. and turned to Mr. 8cou( the mate.
1 knew t era right,' be amid; 'it le a
yrreok, ditnnnl)d bulk, drlltlnn about at
tb mercy of wind ad laa. There may be
no one left efcoari.but e'il boar down asd
A.nd then Captain btorat lifted up hi yoloe
a aleatoria i)Ue It wa an J Rave the
proper ordwre to tbe man at the miil.od,
or at tbe bt'lrn, or aomawhnr I don't know
aiactly. 1 would tail you tbe prrciee wordt
whicfa Cantalo Bmroit uisi on (hi ocrtnton.
If I ould; but I'm 4pUTb'j -'-- iu i
aatriluii oislUrt. tin yuu II bate to be con
toot with learainftr that tbe gullent bark,lha
Lovely Law, bore Kralubt down upon that
dark man, outlined aalnl the aunny aky.
Captain 8ume leanrd oyer tbe aide and
lit a cigar. He wai a bronad TtU"K man,
atalwart and gallant at I tke It you allor
men moatly are; and lie lookod tbe very beau
ideal of a duhlnff anaman, in bl off-band
eeatef id eoatume. Ue had board, ami he
bad a muitaebe, big and brown, like hlmarlf',
and from tbe crown of bu tliad bat to tbe
aoia of bi boott. Captain Blorma waa aaallor,
every iocb ol bleu.
Tbe Lovely Lacf bore down alorg tbe
unlit trnplu tea and reaebfd that fioating
wrck. Coptaio Storms wat tbe flnt ma a to
leap aboard, tbe Urat man to hear a moaning
cry of a taint human vtiloe. No liviog thiRg
waa lo be s-eo but Irou a corner of tna deck
lbt lalnt. plainUTO cry walled. .
'There's soma one alive here U"." aald
Captain Hiorm. "Bfmak friend! IV bo are
ynuf Wbare are jout"
Again that uuspeakably mournful walL
Captain Storms strode acroaa to where a
heap of torn caovaaa and rotten wood lay,
and looknd down. Tbere in tbe garish sun
shine with her face upturned to tba aereoe
ky, a woman lay dd. Crouching OTtr bar,
a skeleton child, with lorg wild hair, sat
uihklng that ferble moan of dumb agonv.
"My child!" Captain Storms aald pllilully
'my child wbat Is tbit-T"
The fbsetly little creature lifted a blood
less (ac and a pair of hagifar. eye.
"Mr poor little alrl," said the sallon bend
log oter her as tenotrly a that dted mother
ooukl bava done, "yon must come with me,
or you will itie, too. Cuil"
hbe rose up a trail litrl shaddow ot tea
jeer and bel l up hnt skeleton arms.
Peecls bun.ry," she rrid, piteouOv.
"Prste u sick and cold, and inutlier dead'
And tbeo, as the strong arm lifted her a
though she bad breo a wax doll, tbe blue
"yes closed wesrilv. and the wak bsbt
drooped heavily against bis breast; ar.d bun
w, biki iii hiihi, ana ctiici, ana aonin were
an rjioura out in bllbd darknes.
A' d for weary dav eqd weary nlghle
li le tbe Luvelv Lata sailed along tbe
souibern seas, and the dua l woman lay quiet
ly under me treat Psotflc tle little rvtooea
wa.f ly flu tering b'tween death and life.
And duitng tb endless day aDd nlgbts,
tue big sun-browned sailor watched over bis
little girl a a lather nev, as a mother
aVgb. bee done, nntil the fluttering spirit
ceased iu itrutfeles. atd grew oaJm In
Strength and ha-llh ono.a mora.
Llttie Pence her name was Prbclll Weir,
she said: Peace for short come Up on deck
by-at.d-by, nd weak . still, and llped
Iter story to tbe soft beartsd aallnr.
"Tbere had bea a great s'ortn oi, a
dieadlul storml" Prace said, with a sbodtler;
ana they wtnt away in boam all the men
did and mamma was sirk down In tbe Cabin,
and left behind: and Pare stayed with
mamma, and was lett behind too. And then
mamma Came una ta Irs on dtck. anil died
and Pi-ace sobbed, and was so ill. so oold;snd
then you came," looking gratefully at tbe
captain, "and Peace doesn't remember aiiy
''Does my little Peace know where mamma
neroe irotu, and where she wat KotngT cap
tain Btorms arkad.
"Y. Peace know. Ifsmma came from
New York, acd wat go'ng to China to papa.
rap lived In China and was rich.
Bite that was all iba could toll) and Cap
tain Siorms knew that among all tba unlikely
tbioes on tbls earth, the most unlikely now
waa that pap and bis little girt would aver
Tbe Lovely Lass spent nine loog months
on tbe paciflo coast, and then tailed back tor
, "And I Iball leave my llttk) Peace behind,
nxt voyage," Captain btormt said.
' I bave a slat-r who keeps a school In Philn-
dlphla,a fashionable young ladies' acad
eniT and Peece shall stay there and play
the piano, and talk French and paint pic
tures, ann grow ue a pretty young laly."
"And I shall have silk dresses and lota of
p'o ures and story book!" Peace asked, with
"lUapt of 'em. Peace! Aod, nice liltl
glrte to play with, and muslo, and dancing
aod averyiuiog oeeutttul an toe day long.'
Peace Flapped ber hands that would be
lovelv. So. brand bv. when PLlladelnhl
waa reached, the cupula ot the Lovely Las
ocnslzned bis little icir! a willing captive
Into the haodt ot Mrs. Lee. Not but that
sbe ihed a lew leers at psrtiog too, and clung
to tbe sailor's neck, aod waa very trr-v when
It cams to the last, and tba good-by kiss wat
"There tbere, my little Peaot !" Captain
Btormt aald. unclasping tba clinging armsj
"you musn't cry Ilk that; It will redden your
eve and swell your nose, and make yon look
uitly. Keep up heart, little Peace; I will
com back In a year or two with a cartload
of present for my little girl, Klta me again
and let me ao."
Captalo Btorms Imprinted a sounding smack
on the wttttui uttia tear-wet lace, ana un
wound tbe cleaning arma and
walked off, and atralgbtway vu whistling
cbeerllr along the deck of tbe Lovelv Las.
and quite forgetful, I am alrald, of bis little
reare ana ber grief.
Dear, good guardian." tboogbt Peace:
"be' so kind and so good-natured; and it was
Sloe piayiug en tbe deck of tbe Lovely Lest;
out, lor an that, I'd ramar rm cere, ana wear
pretty dreamt and with Mrs. Lee't board era.
ard never be afraid of shipwreck any mora.'
C'sptaia biorus sailed for Mew Zdandt and
en wiady Brgbt wbea tba door and wiadow
. hi down tbe
,n 1 thought cl
' t-tid br aiir
Kpln. 're, who bad
' (goardian) In
motto say be
-,v a tall, rather
f twelve now,
a, that were
ra, aod prom
:. d SUB'blOWO-
! siis tea swag,
t "My VTiillo'
'.f h a shrill cry
i iaaff betaeU
Tsro years wrr-t rv, .
ut ona letter Irr n "r iu
all that -time, erA tst
was eomtng bi.rt,-. r-,-
ewkword-lwfiir'i; -.'. ;
Ith pre'rn4uii ,r Umr
always In her way; hVb
Ineel cheek-bone". Av' '
fonnd ber wtwa, eoor Km
ed than ever, he .!, er
le'o Mrs. Lee's prni isricr.;
IVsoe, rat at the p " ,fi p't v
on tbe oar nu-ese, m
of toy, be jt'.trwt u-.,
bead lorcmost into hia Muo v
"Oh guardy tie!-, afi
uardyl I'm ao
alad to see VoO Ki!nI t t e SO gladl"
Ana ao am l, rv.: I .wf, i n i rnoee me
wlih .bote long r"' ,?
and let us see JOJ-jCT'1" ".L
li. u.i.i..ilw. . 1 a-
"Why how t y nine I' man' grown;
getting as tail the t-. Py Oeorgel
and as tl.ln as tbao. tk'U'J Ibey give
you enougb to eat, Par i '
Plenty, guardy; bat K?owlor girUare
always thin Mrs, Ie says s, Andbow,
what have you rirouifiif meironnrtow idiano;
"Buahels of things, Peace. Tsey'it be here
by-aod-by. How does the learning progress!
Let us hear yon at the piano." '
feace sal aown ana retuea ou potaa ana
"And I can read French, guardy." whirling
early round oo the stool, auadraw penoif
drawlrg, you know, aed do laacy work. I
like everything! And, guardy, when i grow
up and am a young tauy, ana rsy exiuuauoo
Drfsbed, t want you to ui up tr.e eaoia oi
tbe Lovely Last wltb a ltrusselit carpet, and
ptaeo, and heaps of new novtia, ami take
me to eea, w:ia you au tne time aaui i m an
old woman, won t yon.
Of couree. Captain Btorms tuvoutiy pton-
Ited, aod rote up to take bia leave, i
"I'm going to China tola voyage, "he said,
pulling bla lung, brow a braids. 'If 1 see
papa, I'm'to give bim bit liule girl's love, I
"Ab! If you would only see him!" Peace
cried, - tlssping bar hands. HIsjirhng papa!
Guardy, be uted to be In Hong Kwi, I koo w
Try It yoa can flud bint lor nte het) )oa go
there." . . . ... .
Captain Storms promisor MiaSio and da
patted. Peace clung to bun tubbing at Use
leaf. . -a y ,
You'll write to roe often this time, won't
you, dear, dear guaray.T ' You only sent me
one little stingy Utter last ttme.ycu know."
All . rttbu l'eace," tbe jap aln said.
I'll try. I wat neser much of a tcflbc, but
tbls time I'd Do my beat." '
Ha once aralo tea captain ei tne Lioveiv
lias Mt , bis little girl, to sad merrily over
the world: and once more fesce wtot back to
ber bct'i.book and lancy work. ;
But the month strung tbetDte.vet cut, and
tbe yeart rolled lbmslveaba'kard. aod
OaoUIn Btorms. sallKig lostiJ ir-i fu gotten
aaatern and aoutbern Cllmea, aevert ame to
bis little girl trom tobool. ills ietteta were
lew and far between, despite hi promise.
only sis in sli long) esra, aoi lo answer be
bad at least received sixty
But the sixth and last announced bla com-
Intf, aud tuld her the wondarlui news that
be had met ner taiter in taing -ong, ana
that she must be ready to uowiunim next
voyage to China.
Caotain Storms, bale and brown, and
handsome despite tils middlenage, reng Mr.
Lee' door-bell, and strode, like a tnn burnt
iant. Into tbe boarding-school perlor.
uut ol course stt couioo i anew t was
coming, betbougut, as be teat op Ms tame;
"poor tittle girl, a nope ane'u ngiaa to tee
in- floor opened, ana a yung laoy waisea
In. A tall and stately and graoelul young
lady, with a dark, handsome lace and
waves ol tunny browo hair, surely, surely,
this wa not "Little Peace."
My dear . guardian, welcome berk! Ob,
bow happy 1 am to see you once men I '
Vve reeve, beyond uouDt: but, oa, ao un
utterly changed. Captain ftormt reddened
under hi Drown akiu, ana a actually stain
"You aurely know m, 1 tee," the smiled
brichllv. "I dare tav I have grown out ol
all res on. Am I tailor tbaa toe maiumaat
nowf I was almost at tal', if yott remember
8be recollected what he bad laid all these
years, and Captain Btormt lace beamed.
"I expected to see my ll'-lie Peace, and
rind a young lady so stately ana so woman ly
that I am at a lose what to aay to her, I'm
ot used to ladies' society, yon see." -
(She laid her band on bis arm, and looked
np In his honest sailor face, wltb deep, Sweet
ly shrinking eyes. ;
'Talk to me a you need to, and call m
Little Peace. Ah, guardy. bow 1 have long
ed ir your oooitug. Aud my father toll
me or him."
Captain Btormt told ber how, by merett
accid-nt tbny bad met. how be waa rich and
lonely, and longed for ber, tt nnabia to
came to America: bow Sbe Wat to return
with bim, and tbat the steward ol the Love
ly La vti to take out bis wile with him to
watt upon ber. And Peace listened, Ilka
one In a pcezeful dream. It wai being a
heroine It wat living a chapter out clone of
ber pet novels, to Jtorueutic l eace.
So ttiev tailed for that far off celestial land
of tea abd Die-tails. Captain Btorms aad bl
bandsorae ward. And Peace bad ber fairy
dreamt realiaed, and there waa a Brussels
carpels In the cabin, end a plsno, aod lot ol
new novel: and ib waa as happy a the davi
were long. UeT muslo Blled the Lovely Las
wltb tweeteel melodyi bar clear voice rang
out over tbe pjrple midnight sea, in tongs
tweeter tbt n the tiren-strtint of the mermaids;
and ber OealHul face lit up tba trim old tblp
like tbe summer sunshine Itself. Peace was
bright and bewitching, and kppy at a bird
The tailor aduied ber as angel of light! am
tba cautainl adored ber. too. Hal line- along
by day and bv night, through day of amber
tuntblne and night of muty moonlight, to
that distant land, 1'aplaln Btormt, la bis
lorty-secobd year old enough and big
enough to know better ten madly and des
neratal and ridiculously in love, lie lost
his sleep and be lost bit appetite: and be
buntr en a flrl' fooliib words, and existed
only Id the radiance of a pair el laughing,
' Koo; thai I am for my palo!" be thought,
aometlmea, ?3 bitter moodloesa; "1 am auore
tbo doubie ber age; aud I am rough and
black aod wtatber-bata aa the timber of
rattledr abrt preat vvi ,
chimneys. Peace v a
him en the iwlK we
pie child's prayers if.r hi
my old blp. No, bo, Harry Blvrms, tba
only , wile for you, auy boy, it Tbe Lovtly
Aad yet. sometimes be wildly boned.
Sbe talked to bim so btppliy, she smiled
pon Bim to tweelly the was ever to glad
lien he came, so regretful wbea ne went,
nd girl of eighteen had marrhd men of
fnrtT-two before now; and, h, why ahmild It
not baj-pen again, and Harry Btormt tba
tuost bleated amunr tnenf
Thev reached Cbloe teer reached Hong
Kongd Peace waa folded lo her father't
'Bo like your another " be said, bit teara
falling. "Ob, my cbildl So like your lost
Captain Storm wit fa ttsy three weeks
tbe Ce'eit'al , City to visit it, perhaps.
never sirain. He made tbe moat ol his stay;
Vlrttlog Peace every day In ber palatial borne.
and growing moodier and moodier every
visit, feece, too, drooped a little, and look-
at bim wistfully, aru lost aome of that
ail " pTacei ""X utf ' w ! i , ,c ' 1 t ony tu.i'
na be stood up to ty ttoofi-oy, sue oroae
dowe altogelbev and erled like a very child.
Aad 1 shall never see you again," she
saldt "yon who laved my IIP I Ob, Captain
Btorms, must you go?"
Ana then tbat baaniui giant toot- Bears ot
grace, as a landsman would nave acme weeks
"1 mint go," be teidi "but we need not
part, tny darling, darling Peace, II yea lay
so: fori love you denriy;and It you will be
my wife, we will sail legetncr, corner ana
ever, at ycu once wished; until our heads
grow gray. Mice I not to tar Irom It now,"
be added ruefully.
But Peaoa bad thrown bf r rrms Impetu
ously aroaod him, and kisstd the dark criap
"And if every hair were white a the foam
tbe test, 1 should love you, aor go with
you, uat the same. Wbv, Captain btoims,
you bava been my hero all these long years:
and t should bave died of disappointment, 1
know, If jou bad left we OebtnU. "
oo tbe China merchant lost nit aaugnicr,
and tbe Lovely Last bad a second ouruman-
ders and In all the year to come, Peace will
reign, perennial, iu the Inert ot Btornit.
. TIE PSICS 0F WHEAT.
An Engiub paper sajt Mr. T. C. Scott
itliutles that England bat about two-thirds
of A crops nnd will require at let 17,000.000
quarttrr to supply bar waou. Franco wants
eight tuiUiont; Italy two and a half millions;
Belgium, Switzerland, China, and tbe West
In'-fee. two millions esch together six mil-
liens AUtrWlungary, Uermtny, Bpatn, and
Portujrat, one million each together three
millions; Holland tbree-fourtbs ol a million.
Tbeee thow an aggregate want of thiny-
eeven "aid a ball million quarters. .The
estimated eurplusee, alter repeated revision,
up to tha beginning ol this month, are now
t down as under, uuniieo ojaies ana
;nsda. twenty-lour million quarters: Kussia,
live tuUUotu', . Turkey,-. Kajypfc, taiiUs and
Australia, three miuiona; auu Aigerm,
000 quarter, 32,XUO,0tJO wblcb it O.ow.UtH)
quarters lest than la inquired for ordinarily
aonaumption. Tbe elrcumitmce, be coo-
lends, more than of any we nave any record,
bow clearly that tbe owner ot wneai are
lavorable position for holding It. Three
months ago tte average price ol home-grown
wbtat was under 40s. a quarter, now it is 4;i.
7dt in spite of the greatest importation of tbe
i.at two months ever known, ranging irom
2C0,0u0 to 480,000 quarters per week, which
latter quantity is at tbe rate ot more than
double our total consumption. There ex
cessive iuiDortatiob are beginning to slacken,
our own deliveries do out amount to ball
tho'B ot last year, and railway charges and
IreitbU are rising agalast Importers. Boine
ot our home Industrie are reviving, our
potato crop I aloiosl lost' aud there is tbus
every turn ibat tbe price oi orcau stuns am
rise belore long. -
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Tbe first tntlallmeot ot Bpanlsh troops (or
tbe suppression of tbe revolt in Santiago de
Cab, reached Havana Oct. 10th. Tbe ln
turrection la mainly confined to tbe negroes,
most of how are slaves. Tbe yellow lever
la abating at Havana. The Chllllan forces
bave advanced from Antofugasta towardt tbe
river Loa, whidb they intend to bold as a lino
ol operations, Ao epgageuiaut between tbe
Cblllian and Peruvian fleet near Magellan,
last week, resulted In the complete suae of
the former, which captured Ibe noted Peru
vian Iron-clad ram Huascar. She It an iron
Veaael, built In Koglaod, with a turret con
taining two 800-pounder Armstrong ritled
eonnoos, and two 44 pounders and one Im
pounder ouUlda ol llieturre- A tie regular
cavalry in various parts ol England are held
lo reuineiM to oa sent, to iretana at aoy
moment. The disaffected f Baling among
land ranters in Ireland la spreading. A. teal.
Ing It reported from the coatim ut of Europe,
In ftvor oi the policy of establishing I roe
trade among nation which are oa tbe same
level ol industrial development, and cuute
quently excluding England end America
Irom the continental maisei. me nnaer.
pest Is raging in iluisia Poland, and further
precautious have been taken on tbe Bileslan
frontier to prevent its lutroduotion Into Ger
many. Tbe British troops are tueelicg wttb
vigorous resistance in their march fo CabuU
The Cabinet In Englaod has decided to lake
temporary ,poaten-iou of Afghanistan, and
tint may bring on a war with Russia. . It bad
become evideot that tba Afghans would not
accept Yakoob Khan a tbeir ruler, and the
apparently neediest Interference of tbe East
India troops la bl behalf bas brought about
the present state of etUtre. A great fire oc
curred In btiangbai, China, Out. C.k by which
8Vi house were burned, mostly iu the Frencb
Much depends upon baviug potatoes cool
when put up. If gathered in heaps at noon,
tbey are more apt to rot thsn if left toward
nightfall. Tbey should not, however, be
bandied wbea wet, and care abould be taken
not to brulso them In dtggiug or handling.
Where tbe skin ta bruised, rot st Iu very
quickly If tba weather It warm. To.toagbea
tne tain, a good plan Is la put In pits, but
only lor a single nigbt. The slight sweating
tbev undergo hardens tbem, but if late longer
they might rot. Alter the pits bave been
onaned a lew hours the second oay, the may
be again Covered aad lelt till marketed.
Urewa to the cellar, or covered ill 11 more
deeply tor winter storage.
. , ft'.tt Pluck Will Ds.
Tbe toecsMslul termination ot tba first n
nual meeting of tbe Central Missouri Dis
trict Fair Assnolatiun, at Tlpteo, week, be- t
fore leaf, clearly deiuonafratee What pluck .
and enterprise can do. A lew abort months .',
ago, three or tour energetic cidtona of Tipton
put their beads together to organlas a fair
association. Tbey determined to make a S.
usees of it, and without delay went lo work -
to accompnan tneir purpose. At first ll waa
difBoolt to entheae the people In (be matter,
bnt tbe originator went ahead with that
vie and aeMrminatlon - tbat charanterlaea
them aa live buaioeaa men. After meeting a
few time, an organlaaUo waa e&ottd, and
the subscription of stock wat commenced.
Oi couree tbat part at the enterprise fell
heavily upon the few who. kal.ist out to
succeed at any eoat. Their plana were car.
ried oat, tUillclent tsnney sirbtcribed, the
groonde peechased and build loirs erected-
ali completed I'm plous to the day set for
tbe t round, the good tuUuntiat buiMings,
end tbe excellent arrangement of everything
clearly thow what pluck and determination
will da. . The Central Missouri District Fair
Is established on a firm foundation, and in a
few yeara It will be the most popular fair In
tbe ate' outside of 8tv Louie and Kansat
City. Versailles Gaaelte, v ,. t .,
Tb Wrta-At Mabkbt Toucnw mm Hion
T Poi.nt Bbacii to This Siamoh.
SL Louls.TlmesvJourual, Oct. 16.
Grout excitement prevailed on 'Change
yesterday, owing lo tbe nptd and rontinued
advance In the price ol wheat. When tbe
advance began five weeks ai;o it wai general
ly anticipated tbat No S red winter wheat
would reach about $t 23 per buibel, and tbe
other rradne proportionate 6 gores. The con
fl rotation ef a shortage tn the European crop
led to tbe advance at Oral, and aa long a It
did not exceed twenty five or thirty cent on
the bushel It wis considered leeltimato and
tba market In a healthy condition. But
when these figures were exceeded the In
creased price was regarded at wholly specu
lative, and tba operators began to trade very
cautiously, expoctlng every day that prioea
would decline. Two week ago the wheat
market did break, and a decline of nine oenta
took place. '
ANOtnxa .is. ,
Tblrt bower r, only lasted for two or three
dys. lit tplte of the predictions of the
' knowing ones" the market Dot only regain
ed itself but continued to improve until yes
terday the highest prices of tbe season ware
reached. To use an expression tbat prevails
on the F.xcbange floor, tba operators are
rallied" by the present price. Tbey are
at sea . and unable to find a legitimate cause
for tbe surprising advance. It Is generally be
lieved to be if euletlv entirely, but wbere
It will end nobody It willing even to guest.
No. 2 cash red winter wheat closed yester
day at $1.80 and 1.82 per bushel, an advance
over Tuesday' prices of Jt and 6Jo. Ooto. i?"
her' nedverv cliwed at i os, an advance or :
fK November closed at $1.3.".J an advance
fcjo. December closed at $1.8(1, an advance
of M January closed at $1. 88s. an advance
Ot 7 j. . February closed at tl 40.
rum tiFin rrs nuinai,
The general advance In tbe price of wheat
n the past week i about forty cent per
bushel. It l brlieved tbat tbe present prioeev j 1
cannot be maintained, and a crash In the 1:
market la expected In a lew days. It Is quite li ;
likely tbat when it doe come a ecriou lost !i '
will be Inflicted oo tba buyers who are now
supposed to be going astray by reason of the f "
Tbe receipts of wheat in tbe past few days
hays been quite heavy, and there was a ru
mor on 'Change yeeieraay tnai some trouble
would result Irom the lack of storage capaci
ty at tbe elevators, as with tbe present atage
of water, th sbipmeota oi grain Irom tbe
city were ycry light.
There 'a at present a large demand for corn
at New Orleans' which can not be met owing
to the low water. Shipment can not be
made by rail at rate tbat bave a profit to
consignors. . Wltb at good etage ' of water
several large fleet ot grain barges would
Immediately leave for New Orleans. But
until a belter river It afforded the shipment
of grain must continue light.
Eow TellowFeyer Patients Die.
Many die easily, go calmly off to sleep,
hardly haying itrenglh to raise tbe eyelids,
but too many die a horrible death. Tbe
struggle tt terrible. They have to be held
down In bad until tbe last gasp, end the)
s.-ene alter doath it too horrible for descrip
tion. Another peculiarity of it la w hen the
patent la In a ttat ol delirium aod I pre
vented ' from getting out ol bed. Olton be
nsiiS a doepetwle effort to bits those holding;
bim. I bave . lively recollactiion oftbut
haying to exeit neavly all my tteugtrt to uoia
a rello iv fever patient lo bed i.d keep bim
from bllinur bit foa. H'ben be recovered hi
reason he Wept With anger at not being able
to get up, but at laet said: "Hello! 1 that
youf Let us lie down on the pillow and go
10 sleep. A was giau to u ao. aiiuiw lauuiee
have been wtt awty. . 'When the lever once
enters a dwelling ll seems almost Impossible
for any member of the family lo esuape. Tbe
dirtiest people often escape, and the cloanllest
are often stricken dowa I Loiter from
Memphis. , , , . : . ;
Connsel "Do ou know anything oftbia
caet' "No." 'Ever reed of Itr "Na"
Ever reed anylhlntT" No." "Whatl
Never?". "No." fApplsua. "nave you
termed any opinion as to thl. oasef' "No."
Any opinion about anything?" "No."
"Never bare opinion- -wo.- '"wcati
Neyerr' "No." Applause. 'Kr heard
FnaoreT- "Wo." U roans. Kemarks.
"No wonder be didn't do it. Bold." "No
tympatby with nnv'hleg perUlnlng to the
publio lntereai?" "No." "No Information,
no knowledge, no opinions, eo taste tor reed
Ing, no desire to know wbal's going oo In tbe
woridf "Hone whatever." "Uood. lou'U
do or Juryman. Yve are aocepted."
front li Prnit Orowlnj.
Oliver Cbapln of last Bloomfleld, will
have 10 000 barrels of apples on, bis one
hundred-aftre orchard. Tbaae apple are now
worth $1 fid per barrel. Hi peara bave
been profitable long before bl applet, though
the were Ural planted. It it very probable
now tbat tbls mammoth orchard will loorease
la troducilYQs, aud perhsp also Iu r.t
for many year! to c ma. T .
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