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WATERBUEY EVENING DEMOCRAT, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1895
t ia!3 Ms fi sculls with. " NQ, RELIABLE. $! t PURE, STRONG, Is the verdict arrived at by t diemicai Analysis ot ifWJ power i Economy, Health and Satisfactory $ i Z Results attend its use. t t - MANUFACTURED BV C. D. EOS'S & SOX, SerrLcadoa. Corn., i Nice to Tafc fl kr Children like it to Cure their Coughs and Colds. - USE ilA NEW ENGLAND fey uuyya HtMtUY fc WILLIAMS & CARLETOPJ CO. THE PHILOSOPHERS." 1 The man who really disbeliever a thing quits worrying about it.Cleveland Plain Dealer. If a man is willing to pass for what ho is, ho will never fear being found out. Eam's Horn. r Pcoplo sympathize with you in order, to teJl you they havo t-cen "a . great deal worse tr6ubliy' themselves. Atchison Globe. The great troublo with most men is that tijs como off victorious every time they ioidgagb in a wrestle with their conscience. Chicago Times-Herald. It always has a tendency to tato the conceit out of a young author to go into a second hand bookshop and look about the shelves. Somervillo Journal. It is not always the man who looks tho wisest who knows tho most, but most pco plo don't know this, so that it will pay you to look just as wiso as you possibly can. Tammany Times. PRINTERS' INK. j The desultory advertiser is always tho Jnan who says, "There's nothing in it." ' Tho "just dashed 03" advertisement is worth about as much as the advertisement that wa3 never written. Frequent change of air will benefit a sick person ; frequent change of advertise ment will benefit a sick business. The shrewd advertiser never contracts for a certain space per issue, but agrees instead to uso so many inches within tho year. Never advertise because somebody else dees. Do it only when you take sufficient interest in the matter to devote time and care to the preparation of your announce ments. Octavus Cohen. By True Merit Only , can any article attain such a high standard of favor among the people as that enjoyed by ,--v .;. Si tT For years no other soap in New England has ever approached it either in sales or quality. It has proved its value over all substitutes. It is soap, all soap, and nothing but soap. Kew YorJc Announcement. Hnrnar i iiySiiigy is the best in the market because rep resenting the productions of tho best makers only. No such magnificent display can bo seen in America (oc cupies eight spacious, floors,) and no where can equal values in fine Furni ture bo obtained. Novelties for tie Holidays. ' These compriso thousands of artielos.froru tho inexpensive Rocker. Easy Chair or Writ ing Desk, to tho most exquisite Dressing Tablo or Cabinet. Those desirous of select ins useful, handsomo and ever-welcome Holiday Gifts, will find ample choice ia our vast stock, and at all prices, plainly marked. Send for beautifully illustrated book, 'Our American Homes, and How To Furnish Them." R.- J. Horner. & Co., Furniture Makers unci Importers, 6i, 63, 65 W. 23d St., N. Y. (.'Vtljoiiilug 3'den '.I usee). x Forner 'c Co.'s establishment is one of tho " The kind Cozs ma!, J l . V ' Hi J i V 4 11 m o VTLicn. to ZZczlz Trr.:ni2 a C'rl'j Voles. Voinra" XcacherR llcw to rracticc. Tho aga g vliic'i a Qivl should begin tho study of muiiis i3 tbo carlie.-t at vrhich her parents can fcrins it befcro her intelligence. A good musical train ins, both in ii3 literary uenso and in actual manr.al clcrtcrity, thculd bo a necessary adjunct in iho education cf a singer. But tho ro at "which a girl's vcico ehould begin training cr cultiva tion is another rzattc-r. This should net bo until the character cf tho vcice is as sured and eccr.rcd by physical ccncli tiona. Tho Italian echoed of voico pro duction and cultivation is, for various reasons and especially for its results;, tho accepted school cf vocal training. Many excellent graduates cf this system ara uot; in America, and competent iu tiuction 13 thcrcforo cbtainab:3 almcst universally. Tho rates cf tuition are in most cases reasonable, a3 tho knowledgo imparted is the attainment cf a long ap prenticeship to a profession,- and tho value of the training received incalcu lable to any cno purposing to uso tho voico either in public end professional wcrk or in home and social singing. Tho writer cf the foregoing proceeds to tell in Tho Ladies' Ilomo Journal that ho thinks, given an equity of .chill, women teachers aro rather better in tho earlier training the voico nroducticn and breathing exercises for women pupils than are men. After theso prin ciples havo been grasped and tho pupil ha3 gained enough control cf tho voico to show eho understands what has been imparted to her, perhaps a man teacher is ablo to control his pupil3 better, to Eccuro better work from them. However, at present the woman singing teacher is in tho ascendant. Any competent instructor will adviso a pupil to practice cniy for short inter vals, but to repeat these intervals as frequently as physical strength and con ditions will permit. Beyond this it is quita impossible to lay down any rules regarding tho length of thno for prac tice. It is well that a pupil should not practice for a longer time than 15 min utes, but theso periods may recur after fivo or ten minutes of relaxation. Tho amount of time required and allowed for practice must depend upen so many conditions that exact rules aro impossi ble. One pupil may acquire- in 90 min utes what another would take four hours to attain. One should practice with somo inter est in what is to be done, with the de termination to conquer somo difficulty, to acquiro further ease, with somo hopo of actual and immediate gain, not mere ly to get rid of time, to get through with a necessary evil. In placing cr posing the voice, in all the preliminary work and in tho preparatory studies, tho student should practice n a soft voice. This is to avoid the muscular strain and effort so noticeable and in evitable in beginners, and to accustom tho singer to using the mezzo voce cr half voice. Advanced pupils may use a larger and rounder tono in their studies, and practice their songs as they aro written, with their various degrees of piano and forte. Fashions In Gloves. The latest thing in an evening glovo from Paris is a 20 button suede. That is tho longest made this season, and even if a woman wears a crown with no sleeves in it she doe3 not wear a longer glove, but leaves tho fleshy part of her arm exposed. This clovo has two bands of jeweled trimming, one at the wrist, and the other finishes it at the top. A drawing string is run in at tho ton." which keeps the glovo from slipping down. Another glovo much worn by Frenchwomen who are obliged to wear long sleeves in the evening is tho eight Duttoned suede without any opening. Still another stylo for evening wear. reported in tho New Jork Sun, and one very becoming to nlumrj white arms, is finished at tho top with a plaited frill of fine laco set cn with pearl trim ming. It is much used by chronic opera goers. Suede is tho thing for evening wear, though a few economically dis posed women buy glace. This is an Eng lish fashion. Now in France tho wom en wear gloves to cover their hands, whilo in England and America they usually wear them to shape the hand. Io well dressed Frenchwomen would ever be caught anywhere in glace kids. They always wear suedo on nil occa sions. At present there is a great de mand for glace gloves in America, but the various shades of red that have been so stylish for two years past aro quite cut of date. Soft; neutral tones are used for tho street. They go with everything, don't show soil and aro easily cleansed. Tho street gloves have two buttons, which clamp instead of buttoning, just as tho fastenings on men's gloves do. They hold very securely, never come off and rarely get out cf order. A Toilet Cushion. Embroidery executed cn a square 4 inches large of cream canvas in flat, cross, bos stitch, and drawn wcrk with three shades of green filoselle silk,. af fords a pretty cover for a toilet cushion. Pointed scallops worked over three threads each time secure the outer edges. Tho middle star of buttonhole and bos VJ TOILET CUSHION WITH WOHIIED COVER. " stitches is made with tho darkest shads of silk, tho fiat stitches with the me dium shade, and cross stitch points and drawn work in lightest shade. The rashion, 5f inches largo and stuffed with wool, is covered first with red or pale green silk. A pieco cf the silk 8 inches vido and 09 inches long is gath ered round tho cushion and arranged in louffs at ths corners. A JbTGHT OYER FLAGS TERRIFIC CONTEST OF THE EIGHTH VERMONT AT CEDAR C EK. I Tho Verr.ionters Alone Arlnst a Division, j Sansuizsary SIcleo Around tlio R-i-! mental Standard TI;o Color Guard De stroyed Story of a Participant. 1 Copyright, ISOo, by Amerieaa Prc.3 Associa tion!. IT'S phase of war fare remains to ix arouse personal c h i v a 1 r y the ,&jVsbatt!cflag bcrne JJj in front as a chal- Jcngo and an cn--sign. Soldiers on either side rink all to savo or seizo a liag in the excitement cf a clcso con test. In tho ter riblo battle of Cedar Creek the Union standards played a part in stimulating vah or. Sheridan said mi that when he apperrj;d cn the line halt ed at the front, a row of regimental battlefiags flashed up from the ground to greet him. That occurred after tho incident which is here given from tho description of Colonel II. E. Hill, a participant. The fings fought over wcra among those that greeted Little Phil. Says Colonel Hill : "In the morning fight tho colors cf the. Eighth Vermont passed through a terrible crdeal and received a bloody baptism. But for the heroic and loyal souls in that lit tlo band, who stood up nobly against fearful odds on the mem orablo morning of Oct. 19, 1804, tho regimental standard would never have come out of tho battle triumphant. The thrilling story of the fight over the standards is-no myth.- It was a horrid, desperate hand to hand encounter for possession cf the flags; a fierce, excited and daring foo on one side, doyal and equally bravo men on the other. Gener al Crook's corps, located cn cur left (Emory's Nineteenth corps), and partial ly in our front, had been surprised, overborne and swept away. General Thomas, after a furious ride, hotly pur sued and barely cscanins with his life had arrived from the picket line, and by direct verbal order of General Emory had let his brigade across the pike, a mere handful oS men, to resist whole divisions made up of the flower of the southern army "By tho fortune of war the Eighth v ermont, under Major Mead, occupied the most exposed position of the brigade as tho enemy, with deafening yells, were moving in swiftly from front and flank. As the great drop of rain pre cede the hurricane, so rho leaden hail filled tho air, see n... . ,.iy from all directions, while v bursting .shells from tho enemy's cannon cn the opposite hill created havoc cn our only flank not yet exposed to the Confederate infantry. PiSgiment after regiment-of the Eighth corps had crumbled away and gone past to the rear. Our two companion regi ments, the Twelfth Connecticut and One Hundred and Sixtieth New York, terri bly smitten, clung tenaciously to us. Yet the sudden rush cf the enemy from every direction, in their yellowish suits", breaking through the short intervals be tween the commands, forced each regi ments to fight its own battle, and so the Eighth Vermont was practically alono for a time. And who can count such moments, as the swarming Confederates broke upon it with resistless fury? "Suddenly a mass of enemies con fronted ths flags and with hoarse shouts demanded their surrender. Defiant shouts went back : 'Never! Never 1' And then, amid tremendous excitement, commenced ono of the most desperate and ugly hand to hand conflicts over the flags that has ever been recorded. Men seemed more like demons than hu man beings a's they struck fiercely at each other with clubbed muskets and bayonets. A Confederate of powerful build attempted to bayonet Corporal Wcrde-n cf tho color guard. Worden, a tall, sinewy man, who had no bayonet on his musket, parried his enemy's thrusts until toe one I think Sergeant Erown shot tho assailant dead. An other Confederato then leveled his mus kot and shot Corporal Petre, who held the colors, In the thigh, a terrible wound, from which he died that night. Petro held tho regimental flag. He cried out: 'Boys, leave me! Take care cf yourselves and the flag !' But in that vortex of hell men did not forget the colors, and r.3 Petre crawled away to die they were instantly seized and borne aloft by Corporal Perham and were us instantly demanded again by an assail ant who attempted to grasp them. Ser geant Shores of tho guard placed his musket at the man's breast and fired, instantly killing him. But now another rifle flash, and a bullet from the dead southerner's companion killed Corporal Perham, and the colors fell to the earth. Once niGre, amid terrific yells, tho col ors went up, this time held by Corporal Blanchard, and tho carnage went on. "Lieutenant Cooper was soen to raise his arm in the air, and whilo shouting, 'Givo it 'to them, boys!' he, too, was stricken with a death wound, and his white, sad, dead face is one? of the liv ing memories of tho spot. Lieutenant Cooper's death was instantly avenged by Sergeant Hill of Company A, wJho shot the Confederate. Hill then turned to assist a w?ounded companion at his side,when an exeked Confederate mado a lunge at him, the bayonet gliding be tween body and arm. Ho sprang away, r.nd by a quiok movement knocked his assailant down with a clubbed musket and continued fighting until surrounded and forced into the enemy's ranks. A sido shot tore away his belt and car tridge box, tearing into the flesh to t$ie backbone and leaving him crippled on the ground. When Gordon's Confeder ate division v?vvept over tho spot, some hj soldiers bearing blue coats, prob --r km ably taken from Crcok's camp, Hill iiined in the charge, shouting with tha erulting enemy and actually firing blank shots at his own regiment. Onco he was challenged by a Confederato of ficer, to whom he answered that ho be longed to the Fourth Georgia. "At thenertMandof tho brigade Hill rushed into tho Union line, although expesed to tho fire cf his friends as well as his fees, and continued fighting un til he again sank to tho ground frcra loss cf bleed. Onco mcro ho fell into the enemy's hands, but was rescued that night. "Tho fight fcr the colors continued. A Confederate discharged his rifle with in a foot cf Corporal Bemis of the color guard and wounded him, but was, in turn, shot dead by one cf cur men. A little later Sergeant Shores and Lemuel Simpson were standing together by tho flags, when three Confederates attacked them and ordered them to surrender. As tho assailants had just discharged their pieces Simpson immediately fired and shot cue, and Sergeant Shores bayo neted the other. Sergeant Moran, whose devotion to the flag had been intensified by tho regiment's 44 days' heroic action beforo Port Hudson, marvelously es caped. Hs was in the hottest of tho fight, however, and held the United States flag all tho while, assisting sever al times in protecting the regimental colors. "But as the enemy crowded cn 100 men in gray took tho place of tho dozen grasping for tho flags. Sergeant Lamb, a noble, generous fellow, was shot through the lungs and taken prisoner, but later felf into our hands again and died in great agony. Captain Howard was twice wounded whilo within a few feet of the flags and almost in the cen ter cf tho savage melee, but he managed to hobble away when tho regiment was swept back. Captain Hall, honest and fearless, gave his last order as he yield ed under a deadly wound. Captain Ford was shot through both legs by bullets coming from opposite directions and fell flat on his face. Pefusing to surrender, he struggled to his feet and escaped in the excitement. Captain Smith, who so coolly led the skirmish lino, swelled the bloody list. Major Mead, the leader, while fearlessly facing tho enemy, was severely wounded in the side. "Later on tho brigade flag was in danger of being captured, when Captain Franklin, with half a dozen of his com pany, furiously attacked tho Confeder ates struggling for it and rescued it from their clutch. Moving back, he was wounded, but gallantly remained witl tho regiment. Lieutenant Cheney wa6 mortally wounded, and Lieutenant Bruce, whilo beating back tho foo with hi3 sword, was severely wounded. Lieu tenant Welsh, who had gallantly led the skirmishers at daybreak and was then fighting like a tiger, was shot in the thigh, but stood his ground till the regiment went back. Private Austin received a terrible blow from a musket, killing him instantly. Captain Shat tuck, after receiving a bad wound, brave ly continued with his men, and Lieu- enants Sargeant and Carpenter joined the ranks of heroes who shed their blood around the flags, while scores of brave fellows in the ranks were torn and shat tered in a shocking manner. "The fearful carnage had swept through tho entire command, and ovei one-half the regiment was killed oi wounded when the third colorbeascr, Corporal Blanchard, was ako killed, and tho silksa colore, their soft folds pierced with bullets and their third bearer weltering in his blood, bowed low to tho earth amid triumphant yells of our enemies. But, to their chagrin, in a few seconds it' was again flaunting in their faces. Bleeding and stunned and being literally cut to pieces, but re fusing to surrender colors or men ; fall ing back only to prevent being com pletely encircled, the noble regiment had accomplished its mission. "General Thomas, with his brave brigade, had blocked the advance of the Confederate (di visions and actually hold an army at arm's length until the Union commander could form the lines upon ground of his own choice. In this terri ble struggle the Eighth Vermont, the Twelfth Connecticut and the One Hun- -: .v.. , f l.r . , , STILL EOKNE ALOFT. dred and . Sixtieth New York were al most annihilated. Our regiment lost over 100 gallant fellows out cf 159 en gaged, and' 13 out of 16 commissioned officers wore killed or wounded in the fearful struggle. Many of those who fell had been wounded several times." Sheridan's battles in the Shenandoah were the first in Virginia for the gal lant Eighth Vermont. It had served three years in the department of the gulf and fought in the Red river and Louisiana battles. The regiment lost 1 1 9 officers and men killed in battle and over 800 by, death from all causes. It re-enlisted' and served to the end of tho war. Gkorge L. KlI.MtSR. ' HOOD'S PILLS euro Liver Ills, Biliousness, Indigestion, Headache, H pHaaurt laxative. 'All Dxussists. .... ZlMSmr it Sii.ut iir.re Keen Worse. As tho train going down from Charleston to Savannah ran in cn a sid ing to wait for tho up train to pass we saw a largo alligator in a pend on the other sido cf tho fence. This pond had been made by a fill in the railroad bed an l was about 00 feet long by 4C bread. On the opposite sido and not 2C feet from tho water was a negro cabin, and a negro stood in th-a open door lock ing at tha train. A dozen men leaped tc tho ground, pulled their revolvers and began firing at the reptile. Ho was hit by 3 bullets at once, and down ho went out cf s:ght. As ho disappeared tho no gro camo running to us, hat in hand. Pointing to a holo in tho headgear mads by a glancing bullet he exclaimed : "Now, den, whar' is dat white man who shot dat bullet ?M ' ITo cno could say, as wo had all been firing, but cno cf tho shooters finallj j stepped forward end eaid; "Seo here, Mcscs, it was an accident, and though it was a close shave you have I not been hurt." "But I'zo get a chill, sah ! When dat bullet went p-i-n-g . frew my olo hat, 1 fought I was dun fur and killed dead, an its brung de agcr back on me." "Well, how much damages do yoi. claim?" "Fo bits, sah fo' bits an not a cent less. I dean' want to rob nobody, but dat bullet might her we5.t frew my head." Wo raised the half dollar and handed it over, and as Moses dropped it into his pocket and turned away ho continued : "Doan'feel hard, gem'len, but I owes a duty to myfam'ly. Ef dat bullet had killed me, de ola woman would he? stuck cut for two big dollars, cben if it broko do hull crowd !" M. Quad in De troit Freo Press. t Force of ITabit. The gang of newspaper workers Lac met to givo a farewell dinner to cne ci tho number who had received a'diplo matio appointment and was going tc Europe. "I am sure," said one of the special writers after the feast had been disposod of and tho speaking had begun, "wo are all sorry to lose our friend and fellow laborer. Year after year we havo gone in and out together, and it will seem as if there had been a death in tho familj when we return to our daily tasks and find his chair vacant. Although we may congratulate him cn his appoint ment to a well deserved office, although we may realize that it is best fcr hiix in a material way that he should sevei tho ties that bind him to us, yet, as 1 said, wo shall feel tho separation keen ly. Wo shall look about us involunta rily and ask ourselves, 'Where is Grim shaw this morning?' Tho sen? cf loss, cf yearning, will abide with us long aft er he has gone, and while the billows ci tho Atlantic roll between us and oui ' friend," etc., for 15 minutes. Then the epcrting editor rose up. "Grimshaw, oldfel," ho said, "gocd by and good luck. Here's to you. " "That's the difference, " observed the Sunday editor in a musing way, "be tween the man that works cn space and tho man that works on a salary. " Chi cago Tribune. An' Experienced Opinion. "Just as you came in, Mr. Dukane," remarked the deacon, "we were discus sing which were tho more heinous, sins j of omission cr sins cf commission. What is your opinion?" "My experience as a creditor of nu merous individuals," replied Mr. Du- kane, "leads me to regard sins of owe- mission as decidedly tho worse of the two. ' ' Pittsburg Chronicle-Telegraph. IIo Hadn't Changed. hi filial Ex-Nurse Law, chile, dar yo' is! Don't yo' 'member yo' ole nnss, hon ey? I often held yo' cu my lap and kissed dose baby lips. Yes, chile, yo' i i ... i v. . aoojs juss ae same, i jrnowed yo in a minute. Tesaa Siftings. 99 g DON'T ACCEPT THS FFiOCTER ft CUM31C CO- C.KT1. HI It I B i - HsvJ ho nn. mm . i ''If' jp tag Iwjlw ,1 iVNSS5..J.-n -!W-..---L.':.-. .C-'-.-V. IK!" ....... mm ...... ' Zovr boTsa being atr. 2irp ohJ, - WiW- isreaafc? i73f:. His feet are always gt Irwvvv?-s-:i;:i;r&Hi.iX iagoodctriiionraT!ai.&iso2ceEStant2yai 4, P'''A tba klxekamitii'a being 6l:rTened, -wbich i feast : tesml m -1ck needed -itfec: remeyte; tie stoes. I tBV rTEv'W! 3 orJiwS "JTsMK-fe j" on hand; icv j PREVEOTSL!fiINSiRE ;f " - f.'atfori, Con;:. Boston, if ess, NEW YORK CANDY PEDDLERS. Clasterod Ia Bin7 East Sido Rooms, TLty Sleep on the Floor. Very nearly all tho dark skinned men who sell that brilliantly colored candy from push carts aro members of a regu lar clan and for the most part Greeks. When tho day has ended and their work is done, they gather together in a dozen cr mcro dens in Rocsevelt and Cherry streets just at tho foot of the famous Cherry lil, thcro to eat, rest and before sleeping to load up their carts for tho morrow, that they may get an early start. One cf theso rendezvous presents a uniquo appearance lato at night. It is generally a store on tho ground floor, that the push carts may bo trundled out easily when heavily loaded. From the sidewalk the "store" docs "not show a single ray cf light. It looks forbidding and deserted. But its door opens readi ly. Tho entiro frcnt;of the long apart ment is filled up with carts laden with tho sweets and displaying signs. Only a narrow passageway is left to get to the back of tho room. Here, around a smudgy table, five or six chattering Greeks are playing cards and quarreling over tho game. On the boards is spread a quantity cf candy, newly made and cooling, fcr it is in a rocm back of this that tho stuff is pre pared. The candy maker not only make3 a profit sailing to the peddlers, but he gets still more cf their money, lodging them on the same floor as their push carts. Sometimes when a peddler "broke"' tho maker of sweets sends him out with a load .of candy to sell cn shares, but as a general thing he " geti cash for his product before - the carts go out. Beds are, for tho most part, unknown luxuries. Only the most prosperous ped dlers seem to be able to afford them. Generally the floor, is marked out with chalk lines, divided into narrow squares, and there on the hard boards, without disrobing or changing an article of their clothing, the candy peddlers sleep. Now York Herald. Maternal Pride. "Just think of it," sho said proudly, as tho voice of her son rose above all tha others in the college yell. "Just think cf what?" usked her hus band. "Hiram and all these other boys con versing in Greek just as natural and easy as if it was their natural tongue. Washington Star. Possession. It so falls cut that what wo havo we prize not to tho worth while we enjoy it ; but, being lacked and lost, why, then, Wo rack tho value. Then we find tho virtue that possession would not show us while it was ours. Shakes peare. If wo must accept fate, we are not less compelled to assert liberty, the sig nificance of the individual, the grandeur of duty, the power of character. Emer son. . Da jslaurier, by Himself. Ther are telling a good story on the other side cf Mr. Du Maurier in connec tion with a collector of Trilbyana, who wrote to him for an autograph contribu tion to a volume which he is making up. The book was sent back to him with . a pleasant letter from tho artist and a sketch representing the creator of Trilby with angel's wings, a forked tail, his left hand in his pocket and his right holding a cigarette, in tho curling smoke of which might be read tho following modest legend: "Somo seem to think he's got wings like an angel, some that he's got a cloven foot and a forked tail He is quito an ordinary little man, I as- sure you un vieus petit bourgeois ni bon ni mauvais et tres malheureui qu'on s'occupe tant do lul" Stags. Pliny says that among the Romans of his time there was a belief that stags could, by their breath, draw serpent from their holes in tho ground, and aft er getting them out would then trample them to death. The early hunters of this country relate nany incidents con- cerning the enmity between deer and serpents of all kirds. It was well known that stags would often without hesitation attack rattlesnakes, and by jumping high in the air and descending upon the serpent with tho fore .hoof 3 drawn closely together would cut the! snake to pieces. How Pepper Grows. The common black pepper berry grow j on a climbing vine, which attains jj length cf from 12 to 20 feet. V 1 Bfry Ilium, which resembles lead l$ worth $S0 per ounce. j IMITATIONS.