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A NOVEL ENCOUNTER.
XXGHT .BET WEEN A LION AND A
The King of Beasts Easily Vanquished
--How Texans Amuse Themselves in
Ban Antonio on Sunday.
The Mexicans living in San Auto
nio Texas, are introducing the cus
tom of bull baiting. But the novel
feature consists in introducing an
African lion as one of the com
batants. A fight between a bull and
a lioness sometime since resulted in
an easy victory for the former. On
Sunday a second encounter took
place between the bull and a lion.
It is thus described
At one o'clock the lion, "Old
George," was put into the arena.
He was a large African lion who,
although old, presented a formida..
ble appearance. He was very large.
He had been given a calf a few daya
before which he destroyed in fine
style, as well as several vagrant
dogs that had strayed into the
arena, in which he had beon placed
for a week past to allow him to ex
ercise his muscles. Old George has
only one eye, the other having boon
burnt in order to get the remains of
his keeper out of his cage in Mom
phis a few years ago, he having torn
him all to pieces. At a quarter to
four o'clock Mexican vangucros
were seen bringing the bull across
the prairies. The lion was shut up
in one corner of the cage, with a
circus canvas, while the bull was
led in by four men with ropes.
As soon as the bull was fairly in
the cage the curtain that concealed
the lion was dropped. As soon as
they saw each other the lion
crouched down, growling and lash
ing the ground with his tail. Before
he could spring, the bull, although
lame from his previous encounter
with the lioness,without a moment's
hesitation bounded toward the lion,
catching him under the belly. He
threw the lion sprawling, foot up
ward, against the cage, following it
up by going for him again and pin
ning him to the ground. It was in
vain the lion made show of resis
tance ; the bull pinned him to the
cage, holding him against the bars
as in a vice.
On the bull withdrawing his
horns, one of which had made a
deep wound in the flank, the lion
- escaped. For fully five minutes the
combatants glared at each other
the lion with uplifted paw and
most ferocious mien, the bull with
head lowered, as if to make the
onset on the slightest provocation.
-The pose was magnificent. With a
muffled roar the bull charged his
horns holding the lion firmly to the
ground, t,he bull apparently suffer
. mgno injury.
The final assault of the bull was
terrific. He gored the lion, and
then, with a toss, sent him whirling
through the air. When he struck
the ground he lay on his back with
his mouth open, apparently dead.
The lion revived, however, but
seemed unwilling to again tackle the
monarch of the prairies.
The managers, seeing how une
qual the combat was, determined to
add a new feature to it. The bull
'was tied up, and while doing which
he made furious efforts to get
through the cage, the strength of
which he tested to its utmost. The
wagon was backed up to the door
of the arena, and the lioness wvhich
had been vanquished last Saturday
was turned in. Had the lion and
the lioness attacked the bull to.
gether there is no doubt they would
have come out victorious ; but the
lioness, remembering her previous
encounter, fought shy, and beyond
showing hrteeth and striking
attitudes did not do much, while
the lion was too much exhausted by
his exertions to do much damage
beyond tearing the hide from the
bull's face and legs.
It was a strange sight-probably
never before witnessed in America,
to see the infuriated bull rushing
around the arena, with tail up and
head down, chasing the two huge
lions, tossing one after another over
his head or Lrampling them under
At times the bull seemed to be
standing on his head on the bodies
of the prostrate animals, that filled
the air with their roarings. It was
evident that the lions stood no
ohanco, the lion being kors de COmn
bat, with several deep wounds,
while the lioness was too feet to
allow the bull to pin her to the cage.
Jus.t.before the bull was lassoed
there was a very pretty scene. The
two lhons were very lose together,
the crippled lion hud4liwg up close
to the terrified lioness. The bull
advan#ed on tbem in a~trot, but 'ust
as he was upon them he seemed to
realize their helpless condition,
stoped 'hort, and after eying them
or a fw minutees slowly walked off
fn a difl'rent direction. Victory
iwas declared for the bull and he
was lassoed and secured to the cago.
The victorious bull is one of the
most extraordinary fighters ever
seen. Such is tho testimony of
men who have been bull fighters in
Mexico. Arrangements will be
made to fight him against Mexicans
next Sunday, when somothing still
more tragic may be expected.
TOTAL ABSTINENCE SAVING WINE TILL IT
There is a curious story about some native
wines which are extensively advertised nowa
days, and have only recently been put upon
the market. Dr. Underhill, the well-known
grape-grower of Croton Point, died in 187r.
'ome of his heirs entertained temperance
views of such extreme kind, that they were
unwilling to allow the stock of wines then on
hand to be sold or any more to be made.
The grapes have sometimes been sent to
market, and sometimes left to decay upon
the vines. It is only now that the other heirs
have succeeded in arranging for a settlement
of the estate and the sale of the wines on
hand. Among these is a wine of the vintage
of 1864, described as a " Sweet Union Port,"
but suggesting the Imperial Tokay more
than any other European wine, and being
wholly unlike any other wine of American
growth. Its purity, age and mellowness are
remarkable, and both physicians and wine
fanciers have a special interest in it as the
oldest native wine now accessible in any con
siderable quantity. The whole stock is in the
hands of the well-known wholesale grocery
house of the Thurbers.--N. Y. Tribune,
Nov. Z9, MM'7.
The above speaks for itself, but we would
add that this is the pure juice of the grape,
neither drugged, liquored nor watered: that it
has been ripened and mellowed by age, and
for medicinal or sacramental purposes it is
unsurpassed. It can be obtained from most
of the leading Druggists throughout the
United States, and at wholesale from the
undersigned, who will forward descriptive
pamphlet, free of charge, on application.
H. K. & F. B. THURBER & CO.
West B'tadway, Reade and Hudson Stnrtr,
WATERS' ORCIESTRION -imes ORGAN
( is the nost benutfnliti
styo and perteet in to=
t ~ no ever uitnde. It hi
to stop, which it a fine
inituton f thc Ilumuan
Voice, and two ant a
half Octaves of belle
tuned in perfect bar
nony with he ree-ls,
and theireffcect is lang.
lent and celetri:ying.
e r CONCEI TO,, VESP
ER,CENTENNIA. CIIIMIES, CIIAPEL, and
COTTAGE OR(ANS, in Unique 1renet Ca
ses combine PUtiTY ofVOIWIN(3 tith great
volumno qf tone, suitablo or Parlor or Church.
WATERS' PIANOS, Tm
ARE TIE BEST IA DE ; the Tone,Touch,
Workmanship, and terabillty Unnrpassed.
Warranted for SIX YIEARS.
PRICES EXTItEdIEI,Y I.OWfor easl.dlon"
thly Instnllments received. Inntrnitents to
let until paid for as per contract. A ,iberal
Discount to 'hkchers.Ministers,Chuurches,iehools,etc.
AGENTS WANTED. Specinllnducenents
to the trnde.illustrated t:ntalogtnen jilled.
Second-hand Instruments at 4.EEAT IVA It=
GAINS.. IIORACE WATERS & SONS,
lIanfnetutrers and Dealers,
40 EAST 4th ST.,UNION SQUAIIE,N.Y.
To Inivenltors anid Manufgacture,rs.
Es-rhAnusH ED 1865.
Gilmc.'e, Smith & Co.,
SOLICITORS OF PATENTS AND
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
American and Foreign Patents.
629 F? St., WVashingt on, D. U.
a fees in advance, nor until a Patent is
nll o wv e di . No feesfor niA ing prnelimninary
Special atteni ion giv-en to Interfere ce
Cases before the P'atm nt Oflice, Infringe.
tuents Suits in the dif'erent States, and
all litigation appertaining to Patents or
Send Stamnp ,for P'amphlet of sixl1y pages.
Corner of Broad and Washington Streets,
IT AS been thoroughly renovated, re
tnodeled and newly furnisthed. It
ist located in the -centre of businetss
Trelegrap~h Office in the liotel building.
Ex >resis Olleeo in the same bloc0k. Post
Offce onlyv one block otr. All other pub.
lic conveniences close at hand,
/A- The Offine of . the Hotel will he
open cduring the night, andi guests will be
received or oa.led at any hour.
W W. MOORE, Proprietor.
Rates - -4, $2.00) per clay
All sufferers from this disease that are anx
teons to be cured should tr DR. KIssNElR's
clebrated Consum rtive POWDERS. These
Powders are the ony rearation known that
will cure CONSUN1PTO and all dilseases of
the TIIIROAT and LUNGS--Indeed, so stt.rong is
our faith In them, and also to convince you that
the are no humbug we will forward to every
suftrer by mail, pspaid, a FR EE T RIA L Biox.
We dOn't wan your money until, you are
pertfct.y satistled oftheir curative powers. if
eur lie is worth saving don't delay in giving
tuese ofOWDERtS a trial, as they will sur-ely
Price, for larg box 98. 0 en toairtf
the UnIted States or 'canad s, ty man ,a of e
ceipt of price. Address, ,o e
AMH & lialUBINS
d on I-zy 040 uto n,n.j7... Y
ELINCH, WICENBEG & CO,
HAVE ALWAYS ON HAND A CAREFULLY SELECTED STOCK OF
-AND A CHOICE ASSORTMENT OF
T-AS, WINES A.N.D IIQ TOI,3S
O1tDERS sent receive the same attention as wlhen given in person; and special
care isgiven to packing. end for Catalogue.
ian TEiDIS CASH. -
TTO THE PUBLIC.
M Y customers know that I have herotofore led the FUll NITUlRE trade of the
Sou,h, in style, quality and prices.
Tiu time has c=in0O when t:osa goo.ls can ba purc'riscsr as chea1p from me as in
the North and West
I do not go backwards, but continually raise the stnndard of my goods, and add
new styles. I h ,vo ni la ro lutionr< in pri "e1 w her 'vor pusible, and spared no
expense to place in your han. a price list th it will he0 p you t) p "irchase go.ds.
I respectfully invite you to call and examine iny stock and prices before pmr
Orders by mail will receive as 1audtl attention as if given in person.
1twould malke the list too lar') t, dt 'i.o au I '(2 l e y all the ditTerent prices of
Parlor Suits, Dining Ito m, 4111ce. Stan,ling, 1'., ror and L 'dies' Desks, Secreta
ries, Dwarf Libraries, and 13ook Gases, mtauuaettured bv ' me.
Thanking you for past favors, I romain, yours respectfully,
G. V. DeGRAAF,
147, 147.1 and 149, BROAD STREET,
jan 8- . - U . G-a
-I' No charge for drnyage or packi ng.
Arrived anti to arrive, con
sisting of Walnut Chambe.
. . ' - Suites, Painted Cott.age Suics
Wardrobes, Sideboards, Safes,
Book Cases, unreaus, Tables
C hir cs, 3edstcads, Cribs
Desks, To. el- racks. Wash'
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A&' Save high bills by purchasing AT IHOME.
A NEW SUPPLY OF
RUSTIC WINDow SHADES, Low in Price, Durable and Convenient. They
viill never get out of order, and will last longer than any other Shades
Spring Beds, Picture Frames, Pictures, Brackets, Mirrors, Children's
And Shingles at Prices to Suit the Times.
Neatly done at modorato Prices. Furniture made to order.
I keep on hand a full supply of Metalic and Rosewood Burial Cases
ind Cottins of the fincst finish. Also, a cheap stock of Coffins.
SIR. W. Phillip.
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