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TfiOY. MO.. XOYBJIBEK 6, 1ST?.
The FJrtk ft StoffM.M".
Ycstuday wa one of the inoit inter
sttng ilny in tho history of it United
Stutc, tl.o result T wtich is either lor
good or evil. If Gentral Grant it elected,
and we hart little doubt on tte abject
indeed, with tte vnt amount of govern
moot putronage at hit disposal we tare
xpeeted Dotting else, though we have
worked in oar bumble capacity against
suchaconurnmationw have fears of the
lability of our republic. It has already
bien hinted lhat lie will again aspire to
the office in 187G, though te In no prca
Oar Fathloi Article.
What In Worn In" the City.
Thert havo been quite a number
pretty novelties introduced thi
Some ef them will not remain in
long, for their present popularity
coon render tbciu common, and win
to wear what everybody and cvorybi
Leather belt ire all the rego jast
now, nDd are made up in all colors, with
. .. . .1 mi. I 1.1. i. n
. . ... .i r i .j i itiirxinir nf a ItalloOH. The exasperated larmcr oi Minawoia 101 ncaim oi .nr. aumner ilmr,-,,.
eomled straight down on the fnio h ad Burn g f J Mlo m prcJalofy dog 0D poiloDtd e B0 , London.
couio young auies nave uet w., . . 7 . j. mutton.
M.oclip Lr front t.ir to ,h. rcgula-1 .Mr, Denniston, w h
I 1IIUU lliUt
frein the neck in a straight lint to the
Pompadour roll. Tbi is very trying
tyle to ladies with small cars, but ttoto
immense golden brass buckle. They who are blessed with large nuncio ap
range in prico from 50 cents to $5.00 'pendages have something lo Gil out the
Some have reticules attached for con v . blank loft at the tide,
nience, it is said, in shopping, but really j I went lo Wakefield's Grand Opera
for show and lo make them more costly. . Houe to hear" 1'rovalore," in German,
for tho pocket are to small that they I My idea, uf opera wa always consociated
hold only the mot minute parcel. Still ! with full drew. consi-ting of low neck,
fiort sleeves and hair elaborately uresseu,
n ' i, a . .,.... m nut a lint nr bonnet. 1 lull as II 1
precedent and even the cnnst.tut.ot. , decidedly out of placs with a
U'jiwa nuv auwi IVI m jiiiu v aiwwvia ut
piece of lace and ucb trifles. But, alas I whole d.s on, but I found every other
thnrn nf mm,. hn hiv no idi of the 1 lady dressed similarly. A few wor
.'''fitness of things, fori saw one young "tile bat and opera cloak, but a major-
lady at church in full regimental ol i " 01 ' '" '
l,il,., ,n,l miIomIp isnme strt contumes. Tho usbeu uero
.IlKIL'B Jimil I, Imnn -f Mr
nvrnuinnt nf Km.liiml nrnnnsca i .... . '. 1 "arret!
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.. . .1.:. .l.na ii.w ntirnnnn. . ... ..ll . 1. . !.,, tin, iHt.it. ..' M - .. si.
I " . .... an aaccosioii ni iui. ' .... lo ,,u.v...v. u.. .... .......jo - .... n native OI Mad son enntifw V. . "
fall, to my old fashioned way of thinning wa Inaatiuiz hi monster balloon Uty Jom, the timo of hi. death WaV is',.. . "
favor wv ailly. Two long eutU till depend ofiNew York." and had nearly compic eu The gtnsonV cotton crop in .Missiwippi eighty year of age. He served Tin T
,, themselves from under the coil. Vtptn tne inuaiing : prot v ?, n j . i eo i e J " ' pC w,,r of 181"' um .w.a f,"'fd Colonel
e.re.'w Kood word, and n.ecr man Hay.) - .- ,h, Bu-. ., , , ,. . . ,u u .. yunog his , ,,.
ndLv'. One broad b;aid alone is drawn ngatiy ,,:- .':. .carccW visible t Grst, In llarnesvlllo, Ua., last week, ine v1; u,,cu number of
V I .....
Alant in nifrnfit Mm in fliirh ntmrafian.
tVig" w r - I 'horl-l.
but tho party with which he acts igDorw"' 'J PJi
when it interfere with tteir plan
That our country ia corrupt, and money
and official patronage can purchase vote,
even were a candidate aspiring for
crown, is true, and i a damaging shame
to a people profaning to be free and
loving republican principles. When this
i the ease in any country, tho people'
privilege era iu danxr. We do not
believe that our institution will imme
diatcly fall that they will at once be
swallowed up in royalty; but we do be
lieve honestly that unless tho country is
checked in it tendency from some
source, that such will finally be our
doom. For this reason we have sup
ported the Liberal raovemtnt against the
powers that be, and now patiently and
calmly await the result with little
doubt, however, that it will bo against
our fondest wishes. But let it be what
it may, we will still land our humble
efforts to restore freedom to every sec
tion of our land, hoping in Goal victory.
It is a popular fallacy that promissory
notes written or signed in peucil will not
stand good in law, and a case has just
been dismisatd by one ef the New York
Braided sacquc were very fashionable by far the mott lasuionaule ol thi ualo
last winter, but now they have psed creation in their awallow tail cots and
the positive and comparatits degree, hita kid.
and are fast passing beyond the super!.- S,riPed sha,wIs DM,.
tive, so universally are they worn. They ,li,e Cround "'th gay str.t,e were
.i . . l .mottworn. bcaus the chtareat. lhe
i I tinn1atwiel
. .ll,n nf nor uirl tl.n nntl nL' imporiBOV IOCUI DOSIIIOIIS. 0 WSVS In lk.
..kf: ."". E b.d b S n hl an infant, eaught Orc, and both h.rself .n'ire satisfaction of bis neighbor,,
h X' .h n become . at-parent before and the child were burned lo death befor. ""om he was lK!,y esteemed. 7
flame were issuing from the very top of assistance could reach ihcm.
saadc, and are even so when entirely
home-made. It is impossible to get up
a handsome sacque, doing all the braid
ing yourself, for less than S10. Some
li.ive imnlv a ninked nutoilfa nr a hem.
while others aro edged with fringe of They aro twice the sua of those worn
,!; nnlnr, nf it., hmnl -Meli ummer, and are in solid delicate
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handsomest ones were black (.round with
gay Itoman stripes. An elegant one can
be bought for 815.
I almost forgot to mention the pretty
neck-kerchief which jre worn now.
i tho double cape, one of the capes he
ing cut hmaller than tho other, and both
courts grounded on the belief, the decis- elaborately braided,
ien given beins that a not in pencil is Tte latest way of trimming with ruf-
is always of two and sometimes more
color. Thss braid come with two
colors woven in one braid black and
white, gold and black, two shades of the
same color, and an infinity of coiubiua
tions. When put on ajiacque they re
semble two distinct braids.
colors. They are expensive, costing from
32 50 up, according to the fringe.
S. McK F.
Sit L., II. ii Ii. It. It.
Work Done and Work to be Dune.
The cloud which has fur sometime ob
Decidedly the most stylish thing out j icurej ti,c j,respects of tho St. Louis,
Hannibal & Keokuk railroad is rapidly
being cleared away, and the indications
for an early completion of the enterprise
under the management of the construction
contractors, seem now very favorablo
legally a binding as one in ink. "Story ' simply abominable. Ii looks as if The charter authorizes the building of a
a lady dressed in a great hurry, and in roaa irotu a point in towa iveosuic nas
her haste put her everskirt wion 8;je ' en selected) to St. Louis, tor ether with
on promissory notes" declares that ''a
promitsory note must either be in ink or
pencil ; that is to say, the signature of
the promisor must be so ; the body of
the note may be printed."
Geo. W. Jenkins, a colored wife mur-
in a speech btlore lhe fatal swing. II is
remirk savored strongly of religious
enthusiasm. Just before the rope wn
lis.innh I mm r, finl IIP tia.tp I fiw t . Ilia
b.fore. and then neglected to change it. Ui in J,ineolu
The dress is made ruffled all the way up COUnty. The present officers of the road
the back. I here is a long apron in treat I are : rrestdent, ueorge Ureene : Ireas
'urer, S. I . ismau ; oecretary, Wm
Buchanan. A yet, the work done has
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. . . r . 1 I.I ri ... IT. UVIUCEU UAUU.UI tfllU Ul. . GIVI3
uerer, a uuug iu ..a.uiogiuu v.u, ia5i;very tew aresses maue mis way, ana i ao)ln luu track n9w leug a;d jI(
Thursday. As usual, the victim indulged . not think it will be popular. Tho polo-. pjke the grcator part of Lrid"i:i' and
naiia and basque with ovtrskirt are still grading is finished and tho ties cut. In
in favor (Lincoln, with the exception of a few
I i Si.,,,. Ynmlprvnnrt A- Ttir. I r0ek. CU,i b9Ve NeW loia' tl'O road bed
. on 1 i nliant rra,lc tnr Inn Iruf.l. .s.inip
adjusted around bis nacf, the condemned ney e tne ioov sill: wtiicti attraeted to j,rajinj, Da, t,cen done and tie cut in
tran stepped forward and said in a loud much attention at the Fair. It is a lovely this county. The rails fur the full length
voice, "Farewell world 1 Farewell dress and well worth the price asked for of road between Hannibal aud St. I'etor
frignds ! I am goin
1 can S3T 11, 10110W mo. Iiai- Ol wio uiuicnai unu. mt U'll.- ..-..ntn-j ,!. . j
beauty of it was that it was made no you uere on Monday last, we aro indebted for
the balloon. Quickly the shout went up ,
'The balloon is on fire I" and, as those
near by bgsn to retroat, tho horse were
ulso driven here and thero to escape all
danger. The dry cambric and its dry cov
cringbegan liurutng,Urstslowly,anJ then
tha flames spread, aud upward und
onward went the fire, a premonition by
this time overtaking the spectators, evciy
ona present feeling that somo fearful, if
not fatal calamity would result. Scarcely
had tbe flames burst out, however, before
an aperture ef two or three feet was
trade where tho guy-rope holding the
unwieldy thing crossed it, und new the
rap burns off, and away to tbe south
ward shoots tte balloon, carrytnc with it
in its course Mr. Michael McMann, u
laborer assisting in the inflation. Being
near the basket as it started off, he be
caino entangled, anil, hanging with one
loot maid the basket, bia hand holding
to the ropes, to thus ascended for per
haps 1UU Wet, and regained a position in
the basket, which again hung sideways,
and in another miuute he was hanging to
the ropes ulone, at a height of probably
not lea than 300 feet I Now his strength
give way, his presence of mind deserts
him, and, in another minuto the poor
man is teen falling to the earth, au awful,
painful sight, Clling wilt horror and
consternation the four or five hundred
spectator on the ground. But the sus
punsc was only lor a moment, a it were ;
he. whe but a little time before was in
the enjoyment of bis faculties, had de
scended to the earth, nsarly in a standing
position, from 300 feet in mid air, until
when near terra firma, he fell backward,
striking the ground with his back with
such force as to produce a concussion
heard some dmtanco away, and Mr.
McMann, familiarly known n "Big
.Mike, was dead utterly crushed, tho
blood streaming from his mouth and nos
trils leaving a wife and several children
who depended on the father for a living
iheb'illoon alighted but a few rods
outside of the (air grounds, and was soon
consumed, a loss of several hundred dol
lars to 31 r. Denmston.
and a short basque in the back, and alto-
Esther It i3 verv fnnnv and usilr. I saw
and all 1 can say
lelujah !" Nearly all the murderer that
are hung rxpres tbe same faith.
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to live with Jesus, it, considering the quality and quantity oeen uougiu anu ineir aeiivery will
, ,, r,,!.. ... , rru . , j commence November lit. lo Jlr. J. I.
10110W mo. Hal- 01 wio material usuu. iue nuuucr uuu
The police courts of Washington are
puzzled with a very complex legal ques
tion, tinning under the municipal civil
rights bill. The facts are that a colored
man went into a fashionable ice cream
restaurant, and was informed in advance,
could not nil how it was made, a great . the above facts. Mr. Walker i cuufi
desideratum when tou do not want anv dent that through trains will be running
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one else to havo a dress exictly similar
to yours. This dross was of tke cele
brated Pontoo black grot grain silk, and
was trimmed with lace fiouuees of differ
ent widths. That's all I know about it,
though I stood admiring it for a full
to Hannibal by ntxt spring, und assures
Ui that the litigation in which tho com
pany has been involved will eoon be sat
isfactotally settled. Whilo here Mr
Walker tiled lor record the mortgage
securing tbe bonds of tho company
which are to bo issued to the amount of
84,200,000, bearing interest at the rate
of 8 per cent, aud running thirty years
that two dollars wns tho price for a plato quarter of an hour,
of thi refreshment. He refused to pay . While down street on day, 1 theoght 1 tis mortgage covers all tbe promises,
such price, and the establishment refused l d a iuIe 80iicitin,. of "m j franchize, and property ol the company,
in ,,. l.;n. u. r.fr.hmnt fnreai,l . -n ,. ... .Jih t money realized from thee
uu, auu ll .uuc.siui, uHJ '"J"" DOOd it I
It was shown by tho proprietor in delenee
that tbe colored man and hi companions
acted rudely were flmeking cigars in
violation of tbe rules of the establisment,
and that if this class of custom were
admitted it would ruin bis business.
Tho case was not argued, and the court
reserved it decision. Whichever way
tte Utter may go, it is determined to
make this a test esse, and carry it up to
the supreme court.
By a recent ruling of the Post-office
Department cbromos, engraving and
other prints are classed as printed matter
in regard to postage and alto as to the
weight of tho paokages to be admitted
into the mail. Henc packages not ex
eecdiog four pounds in weight may be
mailed to any address at a passage of
one cent for each two ounoe or fraction
tbareef prepaid by pontage stamps
Said package must be put up so that
tbo coatenls may be readily ascertained
without destroying the wrapper, aid
must be unconnected with any manu
script niattsr other than the address.
Thomas McGrath was killsd at the
Summit avenue erossing of the Missouri
Pacific railread, St. Louis, last Wednes
day, while attempting to remove a
drunken man eff tbe trftok, and who, if
McGrath Lad net rescued him would
have beeu the viotim,
J " I bond it ia intendtd to push tho work
with iomc pretty articles from Sisgol & rapidly forward. suggested to Mr
The lieu, John A, Griswold died at
Troy N. Y., last Thursday at hulf past
Humor has it tint Columbus Delano is
o sueeeed Boutwell as secretary, if Grant
Mr. GreeUy died on the SOlh ult
Her dntb hn been expected for some
Bobb's. Knowing tbeni to bu among
tho most liberal advertisers of the city,
and being acquainted with a gentleman
in the house, I felt suro of success ; nor
was I disappointed. On entering tho
store we wcr met by Mr. J. J. lioran,
and no looner did I make known my
request than it was granted, and a cordial
invitation given us to look around. If
I had had a dozen pairs of eyes, I could
havo kept tbcra busy admiring the beau
tiful, ornamental and useful articles with
which I was surrounded. Everything
you could desire for ornament was here,
from tho simple Bohemian glas toilet
set to tbe thousand dollar chandelier or
bronze status lamp holder, hich were
gorgeous. Oae of my purchases, and
one that every house devoid of gas should
have, was a haaging coal-oil lamp. Be
sides being a beautiful addition to any
room, they are a great deal safer than a
stand lamp, and are io adjusted that you
can have them at any height you desire.
A lamp with bronze fixtures and class
shade, all complete, ean be bought for
810. They are disposiag of theirfiney
articles very cheap, in order la close out
this branch of their trad. When you
go to St. Louis, pay Siegel & Bobb a
visit; ask for Mr. Horan, and you will
be paid every possible attention, whether
you wish to purchase or not. Yea will
find them as liberal in their dealings as
they are in advertising See thsir card
among new advertisement.
To go back to fashion : Tbe hair i
dressed very much in the earn style a
formerly, except ths braids are drawn
into a tighter coil. Tte Pompadour is
still tbo favorite style for the front hair.
Jet baadeaux or worn in front of the
Pompadour roll, frem under which little
frizsttes peip out, or the nttural hair i
Walker that to securo any considerable
help from St. Charles it would be neces
sary te guarantee an independent line to
St. Louis. He replied that an inde
pendent lino was tlnir intention, and in
hi epinioo the best paying part of tho
road would be trom where it crossed tke
St. L. K C. & N. R. W. to St. Louis.
Whore this place of crossing would be he
declined saying. In a short time tbo
manager of tte road will submit their
propositions to our citizens. St. Charles
Our Diplomatic Absentees.
The Washington Patiiot has been
examining the question as to the manner
in which our foreign minister are per
forming their duties. An editorial para
graph in that paper has tho following
Our ministers abroad seem to have
fallen into the easy going habit of cur
cabinet ut liouic. Mr bclienck. who is
fcuppoed to bo in London drawiug his
olt.DUU a year, without extras or opera
tions in the Kmuia miue, is touring it in
Italy with his daughter; Mr. Washburn
ha deserted the pleasures of Paris and
co mo homo liko a loyal Inend ol tho
president; Mr. Curtiu has virtually re
tired from the Ilus.ian mission, though no
successor has been appointed ; Mr Jay
who is unzbttcu ns minister to Vienna
eontinues to spend a good portion of hi
time in London during tho summer, just
as if a transfer would suit his boo!:
Mr. Lewis caino home from Portugal in
the summer and informed ilie department
how an American legation could be can
ducted without holding social relations
with the court to which ho is officially
accredited ; Mr. Nelson has quit Mexico
and is now luxuriating in Indiana ; Mr
Bancroft bus given up hi gallant prom
enade in Berlin, renounced the society
of Bismark, and is about to establish
himself at Meutone, and oar estimable
and refined represen'ative in Egypt, Mr.
Butler, is on bis way to Washington to
consult about reform in the civil service.
I Tuesday uiirht last.
ihed off a fuse in a down train calling himself Kellogg and
ine, the other day, hailing from Halls county, got off tb,
ed up. when tbe rope train at this nlnxn l?oi .:.i-.i,
broko and he tumbled back, a distance of intoxicated, instead of takinc tho riirlie
fnrlv fix. I. Tlio l,lnl limn onlni!fd. .!... !. ,. . n
..... . - t -. ...v.i n, mo ciiy, no waiKeaouton lbs
mt he escaped both perils wilt only embankment leading to the bridgo and
light bruise. f through the trestle work t the
ground, a distance of about 30 r...
soldier, fanning in Ualdwiu couuty, Ga , w. J"0 ll0, w found next morning insen-
has uisdo on forty acres of land, without ,u,e. w" feverai nos and ono leg
any assistance, 9 bale of cotton, 125 ',r.0"?0; "e at onca carried to tte
bushels or corn, 25 bushels peas, 100 ' "ginm uouse ana is now receiving care
bushels potato, 4 stacks of fodder, and ,ul neoical attention
large quantity of hay, tho whole valued Mr. Benlon Stn.nri . v. n
al 81,170. Stewart. Eso . and Mr. Frank Wl.iin...'
Gov. Smith, of Georia. will shortly !ast Friday met with serious accident
issue invitations to the governors of the neiir. While' storo in Femme Osage.
westorn and Southern states, to meet at "ur uceam suuaeniy frightened
Atlanta on the 19th of November, for ar,J dasbod out of the road through tho
tho purpose of deliberating upon the oods throwing them baokwurds out of
subject of a canal to connect ihu Ten Jhe buggy. Mr. Whitney eseapud unin.
nessee river with the Atlantio oeeali at jureu. mr. oiewart wos severely bruised
or near Savsnah. nnd ' collar bne badly broken.
An American marble cutter has a Miss Ann Williams, an old lady )ivim
tombstone in bis marble yard, made from on the coraer of 0th and Jefferson streets,
tl.o common limcstono taken Irmn the one day last week fell while coming
hills north of Topeka, that is good down tlin steps, breaking her arm and
enough for any ono. He ha reduced it badly dislocating her wrist. Sh is rap.
to as tino a finish as any of his mnrble, idly improving. St. Charles News,
and cut an ouk twig and acorn above tbe
inscription that fully equals the best
marmo cutting. nnn ni rno ftiruiTlll v
Mrs. Moor, who was supporling her' OUniDWLR OWIUW I HL!,
tusband in Topeka by bard work, saved .-1 Serial Story by Dr. Holland. A New
enough money to bring her husband's Storg by Saxe Holm A Long Storu
niece cn to hvu with them. I ho husband ft um Bret Ilarte. Bril'iant Array of
then during a temporary absence of hi Contributors Clarence Conk on ut-
wito loaded up tbe valuable and ran off uilurc and I rcoratioit. Ii. U. Stodard
with the niece, his brother's daughter, on Authors.
announcing his intention of marryiug Hvirannlliiarv Iiiiliirfmtiils In to
her. , Onhl.-i.-VT
When an animal is killed or hurt by COO Pages fur Sl.oo. &c, Ac.
the cars on tho Kansas Pueifio the sec- . Tho of Scrltner's Monthly, In their
.ion boss fills out. blank form d.serib ZlTrZ
ing the locality of tbe accident, etc. an Increase lit ho variety und beauty nf lis lllus
One of the miestions in the form i. Iratluns, already cunceJed by critic tu bo "finer
What disposition was made of tho ". '"e appeared in any Aiaenea.
animal?" 'lhe answer returned to this Dr-Holland the Editor, will write the serial
query in the case of a Texas steer run story of tho jiar. which will bo auiubiographl.
over the other day was, "disposition ;' ..'"v'"" V '..V,"'. ?llr V . L V
... I ft iiwiaim b is kiiiiui'U alliut null ll ! I c r,
mild and gentle. n,i win deii with eomo of the uir.i difficult
, . . , , lirublcnu .f American 1 lie. It will bo coin-
A young married woman in New loik mt.ECed in the Xuvcmher number.
wears a breast pin which excite', admira- There will bo n new dory by Snxe Ho.ui,T1jo
tion. It is apparently a beautiful carv- w"u " rrs.
: ill. c i- Bret llaite, tho best writer of slioit itofies now
ing n some dark glossy stone of a lion s ming, will contribute n th.racierUtio stiry. u.
head, heavily set in red gold. In re- titU-d 'lhe ICpIc ol Flddlctorvu, wairh will
ality it is tho front of a favor'to meer bo,l"u.Vri,-tcd. Vy ?hcrprd.
scahum belonging to her husband. He Jn "'I,' " "a",!' rVXlrlrl
Was an inveterate smoker, but to pleaso Chnrnclcrivlirs, Homo I.ilV. Families. 'rieail.
her cave up the habit, and she wears this JMil"an.t Wave. A serlo. of l'.ntrnlu of LU
. . t. r i Inir Ainerlcin Writers is a'.tio prominent.
peculiar ornamcut as a trophy of her "ciarm t!w,k III write about Furniture
Tho least thing in suicides comes lo
us from Cleveland, Ohio, where on in
dividual, rashly importunate, went to
his death after the following unique
preparations. lie hrst procured a revol
and lhe Decoration ol Amei lean llunits.
These papers will bo eminently (rio:ionl ns wcil
ai arli.lit-, and will be illuttrnted wllli ihfi.i
nml pkotebe? by numcjnu4 nrtUtg in mldiliun to
those which the writer himself will furnlih.
Am. nig lhoo who will cont ibuto aro :
Hand Anilirtcn. lirynut, llu'hncll, Kgiilc.-'trjt,,
Frouilo, lli.-ginou, Ilinhup lluutlngtun, Ilrtt
vcr and connected it with a snecics of llnrte, John Hay, II. 11. .Mncdunold, .Mitchell,
clockwork, BO that it should be fired off I'heii;. Sii-dman, ftocBfton.CcllaTlinxter,
.. .. ii .i . . i , arnor, V ilkinnon, .Mrs. Whitney, besides a
at a certain time. Ho then cot into bed bosi of ..ihers.
and took a dose of chloroform, after Tho .illiorUI control and direction of tho
having placed the pistol behind his cur. -acaiinc will remain in tho bauds of l)r llol
H- ..4. .1 n r l land, who will continue to wr. to "Topic's ol tllf
e then, under tho mflueneo of the i iuic, wilich ,ho New York Ind cn'nJent .n
narcotic, Weut to eleep. At the given ".lie more widely quoted than any similar papeis
time tho clockwork pri'Ssed the tri!"Cr ln ""J' Amerlcai! magazine."
r :., ;.:.. ,-, rr i i ZT Wutsnn Glider will writo "The Did Cabl-
l"V," lauiicuing el;. , lii.horto, l'rof. John C. Draper cou
Th property of W. N. McVeigh of
Alexandria, Vs., was cennscacated during
th war through proceediags in the
United States Court of Virginia, Judge
Uudorvooi presiding. A house and lot
in Alexandria waa sold under tbe decree,
Judga Underwood becoming tbe pur
chaser. Subsequently Underwood and
wife conveyed it to a trusts forth ben
efit of Mrs. Underwood. McVeigh after
th war brought suit against Underwood
and wife, and the proceedings in Under
wood's court were set aside, th supreme
curt of the United States declaring it to
be a blot upon our jurisdiction and civil
ization. Judga Underwood bai kept
possession of tbe house and lot, refusing
to give it up. McVeigh sued Underwood
in ejectment in tbe corporation court ts
eat possessioa af tha property, and has
just obtained a favorabl verdict.
Sir William Gull, tb eminent London
physician, who attended tbe Prince of
Wales in his illness, went tne other day
to Cork, having been brought sptcislly
over from London to see the II an. 11 U
Vcrney, liutnant in tb Fifty second
regiment, ill with fever. Th ft paid
Sir William Gull fr his attendance was
$4,000. It waa a plain pico of gulling.
Tbe Radical congressman at largo
elect from South' Carolina, is Rev. R H.
Cain, familiarly known a "Daddy Cain,"
an amusing old darky, wb wo ongl
Dally a Hold hand, til education is
imperfect, and hi charatcr net much
better. "Daddy" will do tbo banj and
walk around boitna ta congress.
Alice Oswald, the young American
governess who committed luicido in En
gland, was followed t her grave by a
scoro or more of fashionable Amorican
and English women. Mrs. Altman of
Nw York covered tb coffin with flowers,
and Mrs. Calahan dropped a "miraculous
medal ot tbe Immaculate Conception
into tb grave. Tb English custom of
burying a suicide at night wub not in
sisted upon by the undertakers and
The great three year old trotting eelt,
Prospcro, by Messenger Duroo out of a
Hirry Clay marc, ber dam by Lexington,
has been sold by Mr. Baohman to Mr.
William Parkcs for 820,000. Tbe price
is large lor a three year old gelding, but
1'rosparo is a very extraordinary colt
11 trotted in 2m. dMi. ia bis first race,
and pulled about 75 pound overweight.
A dispatoh from the Cincinnati Com
mercial from Seymour, Ind., give a fin
account of a great Democratic meetinu
there on tbe 1st, concluding as follows:
Th Democrats and Liberal Republi
cans are wild with entusiasm, and we will
certaiuly increase the majority for Gree
ley, over Hendricks' vote, at least two
hundred. All over this section of Indi
ana, the friend of GreeUy and reform
ar working with the greatest zeal, and
witb a determination t poll a full vte.
Fait Horse.- Last wek Mr. O. T
Quistaberry ef this plat purchased of
uyrus uiarx a lonr year old gelding lor
wbten us paid guUV. The hers bad
been trained but two week and trolled a
mile in 2:50, He is out of a mare-by
Lexington, and Mr Q. expeots to make
bio one of tbe fastest animal in lhe
west with proper care and training.
John Francia Maguife, th distin
guished Irish tntmber of Parliament,
died on the 1st instant, ged 57.
Th news front Mexico indicates a
muoh more peaceable feeling between
tha rival fsotioa leader. '
ducts tho Department of .-Nature and Sci
ence." Tho Departments of "Home and
A Series of Accidents. Recently Stclct" ! "Culture and l'rngrcss," will
in and near Lvnn Wivno omintv V V ene,1B the contributions of more than a sen
in ana near uymis, ayne county, JN. 1 ., 0f pens on both sides of tho Atlaotic. Tno
a series Of nceident occurred which ure Watchman and Reflector says : "Scribner's
thus dotailed : Monthly for September is better than usual,
1 A German n. nrnsnrrnua niiiir.n wuicl) 'nJ1aca needless wasto or editorial
TA uernian. prosperous citizen, brains alld Pubu.i,,,., moncyi for ,he mtpttlat
70 years ot age, was thrown from bl as good enough before." And yet the I'uh-
buggy by the running away of bia horse Ushers promise to make It still better lor
and killed. the Coming: Vca.-
xuu suusciipuoii price is vi,uu a year, wiiu
special rates to clergymen, teachers and poM
masters. The following
i;TI( AOit 1)1 AIiV INDUCEMENTS
a' o offered to subscribers :
For $5.50 the Publithsrs will send, or a.iy
Bookseller nr Newsdea tr will surely, the maea-
zine for one year, and the twelve numbers of
2. Tho undertaker, returning from
taking the measurement of the dead
and applying means for tho preserving of
tha body, whilst driving a different team
from tbe one that caused the first disas
ter, was him.-ell and both horses killed
by a railroad train.
3. Soou afterward a younr; man look- Vols. Ill and IV, containing- the Lcninnluit of
t at the wreck from a passine train. ?'" ol,i,hl'lt'' Serial, -'At Ills dates!" for
, ,.,,i, ... . . . r l sji.iiu, mo .uagaiino lor one year, ana ine ll
was atruck on the head by tb frame of back numbers from the beginning; for10.50,
ing out i
an iren bridge and killed. the Mogailno for one year, and tho 2t back num
4. At his funeral a team of horses be" bo"""1 I volumes), charges on bound vol-
ran away and v.ry seriously injured two T'Jt.Tl wUh the
ladies and a gentleman, who at the very Hons forf 10.50, or nesrly 500 pages for a dollar t
best, will be disabled for a long time nl will enable every subscriber to obtain tho la
in th language of a writer in a local
paper, "Whero this singular atring nf
accidents, commencing with the death of
th first ia to end, who an tell?"
Washington, D. C, Nov. 1. Tha
celebrated Lecsburg poisoning oase,
wherein Mr. Emily E. Lloyd was
chargod with causing tb death of her
rles from the first.
Special Terms to Dealers, Clergymen and
SCRIBNER & CO.,
054 Broadway, N. Y.
WHEREAS Perry Bittlck and Mallnda Bit.
tick his wife, by tbeirdeed ol Iruit. dated
daughter by poison, which has been on lvlrl lo""?'' 1872i feTc,ord in
,i.l .in. ih. OQA .. u v.. book. V T'E 202 of tho records of Lincoln
............ .... , . w,uuKU lu county, Missouri, conveyed to George W. Ow-
a oloa yesterday, tb jury rendering a iDS the real estate hereinafter described in
verdict f not guilty after an absence of ,ru,t "fure PJmt of a promissory
twenty minute Th stata mat.it it. no' '"ibJ I" "Id deed and whereas said
twenty in state rested Its noto , part due and unpaid, and whereas the
case on tb dlSOOVry of traces of arsenic ll George W. Owing has In writing refused to
in th atoasach ef th deceased, oaough ael'' e'd trust, and whereas I, Frederick Wing,
to have caused death in certain eondi. r .u0f. . cI.u,yof Lincoln, by the terms
f Z ...t.m certain condl- prescribed in said deed of trust have become the
tions Of the aystem. trusteo in place of the said George W. Owings,
Tb defence showed that bismuth had Nuw' therefore, at the request of the legal holder
been administered as ousof th rccular of ,,a, no,e', a?d Tirluo nd authority and
Pr...ription. u tb. d.c....d, and.t that on C,n,aiDed' n0,,ce "
ohemical analysis showed th presence of . Saturday, Neymbr 10, 1872,
arsenic-as on of its principal ingredients at the hour of one o'clock, p. m., of that day, I
There IS iom UeluiL' amonc lha phmt.t will sell for oaih at nuhlln vnnrlnn tn th hltflieilt
expert in relation to tb different annlv. yjJer 11,6 court hou" door '" town of
set I Of bismuth civon in .. M.n.. ! Vl Troy. I. ncoln county, Missouri, the following
: Ki L iPi tdncc in the describea real estate, situate in Lincoln county,
case, in wnion dlttereat results were ob- Missouri, or so much thereof as will satisfy said
taincd, some testifying lo tbo nreaenco of f,0'0 anJ h co,t of eeutlng this trust, to wit:
arsenio in bismuth and othori l..t t..,. 1 r' ';"rlhweit quartor ot the northeast
f.il.7 t ... it ?,! .. , m.hey ?u",r,tr, of ,M,,,on township 49, nso 3 w,t,
TalUd t ltet It rrorn their anal isis. They beginning at tho southeast corner and I runnleg
will probably report their ciporienc in w,,h the tine oi said tract to the north bank of
analysing bismuth to .upport their u.'l'!' 't""1".8.. lnoe 'ih ,he t0'' of "i1
..t..!!!.... i ""rr""1 i"ir bank to where the neon the west crosses said
souOtlSc) roputet ion, and make them puh- Culvw, thence soeth with said lino to the sonth-
110. UOnSldarahln nnminnltm. la West cnrn.fr. thnn na !.!. ..14 tlna tn ths
fstd ky druggists and nhrsicisna ami ''fK1""1"!?. containing 80 acres, more or less
the Tennis coneralU ..t n r , tho southeast quarter of the northeast qaar-
tne peopi generally at 111 disoefery af tcrol section 12, toitnship 49 rang 3 .rest,
Z '""in, wwien will prottblv JflHSBEHICK W1KU,
affect it ui in medical practice, V us JLlu'0' """'' Mo'' a"7""'