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the ANGELS OF KE'T.
f r< „„ a Gt’W'in Free* AlUgnry. r ight were falling iu silence on Wben t O>--*h ,!d ?!*ep, twin angels, brothers ' r sfleelioti rrtuoseil them ou a hill, *•>• I “ ,venl thc v *P° r be!l their custom, these guardians ot mow-grown pillows in brotherly „„ U slnrober-rpirit, and strewed T ANARUS“ with hand " seeds of slumber o’er all the I ' f irkrued land; . T..-. (uemtig breeze came sighing in sorrow 11 ‘ n the glen. , , ./ >r them to the dwellings of woary hus , „,V'"'iy Sleep enfolded thc infant in his . nil “'Thed to ease the sick man with vieion- AU j nary charms. ... , ~ the grav-haired veteran with slum kt!l h rs soft auii deep, , t ,. un uo woary mourner forgot at length Th n'n heiV ius task was ended and all had lu ‘ iiird him blest, r , .we'ln- sterner brother he laid him down '•When 'morn in beauty blushes,” he cried t*ith <?u i t'3t ni irl h, ••MaaWinti will pr.iiao the spirit who scatters ‘ irv on earth! Oh. w’liat a bibs unmeasured is given from How blest H our vocation-the messengers of 6„ snake tile friendly Angel of Slumber to his But full* and grief and sadness the dark-eyed The lettnoi holy angels stood 1b his beaming ••Tby'iov’l share not, brother,” he cried with call thee blessed, with one p ro rla°Li' e mc "King of Terrors, disturber of their iovs!” <‘lhl ween'lint.” eried-his brother, “here let 'ihv t'aduess eud; The righteous at his rising shall own thee as his friend; The Beatific Vision earth’s sorrows shall re ward— Are we not heavenly brothers and servants of one Lord?” The eves of Death’s dark angel beamed with a iiew delight; h c i-nod in love his brother, and to heaven they sped their flight. J. Anketell. SULPHATE OF ? A STOIIY Bl’ J. H. CONNELLY. f Copyrighted, 188S.\ Joseph Laduc, M. D.. warf a practicing physician before the war of secession in a pretty little Southern town, but, lor tunately tor himself and his neighbors, was not dependent upon his practice. Three years before the date of the inci dents about to be narrated he had met, at the White Sulphur Springs, Miss Delia Webster, the only daughter of a rich planter, and after a brief courtship made her his wife. Their union was an unhap py one. He was a good-looking fellow, quick witted, tairly well educated and superficially a gentleman, but devoid of moral principle and addicted to selfish and vicious pleasures, in which he had dissi pated the liberal fortune inherited from his lather. His marriage was simply to ret money, and though he made love ar dently to the unfortunate girl who became hie wife,he secretly detested her as the un welcome burden he had to take in order to get possession of her wealth. Shedeserved the love of a better man than Dr. Ladue. On her side the match was one of love, and her trustful, affectionate disposition readily beguiled hor into a lull belie t that her love was returned. In less than a year after marriage she was undeceived. Her husband neglect ed her, and all his behavior toward ber was marked by cold indifference, except when he wished to cajole her into signing the deeds of some piece of property that he had arranged to dispose of, that he might squander the proceeds in dissipa tion and vice. So easy was her compli ance with his repeated demands ot that nature that he came to regard it as quite a matter of course that she would sign whatever he asked her to. Then he made the blunder of thinking it no longer necessary to even pretend to make love to her even in robbing her. To his sur prise she rebelled. He ordered ber to sign a deed and sue refused. She did Dot mean to refuse altogether, but just to de lay consent long enough to make him sue ter in words that her heart longed for, even though her brain told her that they were forced and false. But be was in li&9te to get the money, had no time to wate in what he deemed ‘•foolishness,” and in his irritated surprise spoke to her more sharply and, as she deemed, cruelly than he ever bad before. She, stung by his words, retorted in like spirit, and in this, their first real quarrel, each uttered words that the other would be little likely ’ither to forgiveor forget. “it was lor niv money that you married me,’ ebe said to him, and he replied: ‘•'lrue; I had no other excuse.” his frankness was indeed, as she said, 'brutal.” iM _ £ .. .©\ )'MIf iw=f!flj IT WAS '■'°R my money xn at you mar ried ME,” SHE SAID. He had thought her a weak creature, " '7, 01 r ,r lt, who could easily be win , d ' reo *°d ss he, her master, fm.n i,u * sut ‘ t 0 1118 astonishment, bo fitm thal ’ wllen ones aroused, she was vonrtU*’ 1110 "hjbbornness and utterly be • ' j" 8 control. Sho would sign no , B, ‘ ( ' 8 - From her lurge Income she v.a liberal regular allowance, cit.it i co **ld not clutch a dollar of her Wl - illß basis of that income. This thes e .u m - re BXBB l>irutlng to him since ....,, Rlh 1,1 ber lath r, a lew months af c(„.,:-".mar/iHK p ‘ b af i left her in absolute 01 kvt times as much wealth as maiii < i* Be ? set ’ ,n her own right. When he him wi,e- 11 n,raost maddened hn of ,be enjoyments he might h e k,i n , Orleans, away from her, if now J even hßll the fortune to which she 080 tenaciously. From only me',” he thought. It inking of it h e got to wishing tor bi ore , lo , n F> scheming how it might w possibie saiely to remove her. na ue „ Wttß ,Hk,!n Blck wl,h mal hol vvouM h He fc, ‘ re<l ,hat bis J°y nl n!i the h M be l" >en •P* r ltllDg in hiseyes. *lleeirt b tte w toconoea ’ hlB rß * feli"gs deed ■oHcHude about her. ln their . ’ , bai * not , ’® Bn k ld to her since •■a , r I*! 11 r “* e ‘ an d ber poor lonely heart, lhi fsspuud to love, whispered to ber had won biin Injustice and yet her on blm at last. He prescribed lor to ’ course, but affeoted 'sooverv ,ho,*2 • a ?* loul for her vt * that he could not trust his own unaided skill, and called In consultation the only otb r practitioner iu the twu. Dr. Horace Kincaid. Of course,ns they wcreol the satua school, and the elder man was a great stickler for the etiquette oi the profession, the diagnosis of the case perfectly coincided with that al ready made ,by his learned brother, Dr. Ladue, and the course of treatment was all that could be desired, it was a sim ple e vse qjf malarial fever, and, ol course, qiituino must be tue great reliance, etc., etc. * , *e l)r. J,adne went on treating his sick wifej; Samuel Yardloy kept the only drug store to the town. He was a quiet, courteous little man with a deprecatory air—as if be were always upon the verge of an apology for the highwayman-like profits of fils business. People liked him—especially th" ladlos, who said he was ‘‘so nice”— but he was shy, and made lew acquain tances except in the way of business. One evening he had the unexpected pleasure of a visit from an old friend whom be had not seen lor years, Archie Renfrew. They had been playmates to gether in boyhood, classmates in college, and, though their paths in life had since then widely diverged, their old friendship had been kept alive by a few meetings and frequent correspondence. Archie had, by this time, become a reporter on a New T ark newspaper. Business for the journal by which lie was employed had taken him down South, and, finding him self within a hundred miles of his friend, with a couple of days to spare, he had made this visit. Ho was welcomed with enthusiasm, and that eveniug the former chums sat late together talking over old times. Renfrew bad some good cigars in his pocket, and the druggist, in violation of his custom, permitted himself the in dulgence of smokingone or two. Yardlev had in a large bottle labeled “Vini Gal- Hoi” a fluid that seemed gratifying to the reporter, aud the druggist himself i smacked his palate over it. They sat in a little backroom behind the store. From time to time patrous dropped in to make purchases or to get prescriptions filled, but as tho hours grew later their calls were at longer intervals. Each time when the druggest came out from the back room to serve a customer he closed the door behind him. He bad just waited upon an old colored woman who w anted ‘•a Dottle of anarchy for Mars’r Johnsoti'-i sprained ankle,” which be, of course, un derstood as a demand for arnica rather than anarchy, when Dr. Ladue entered. “You are keeping open late tn-night, are you not, Mr. Yardlev?” remarked the doctor, as tlje colored woman went out. “Yes, a little later than usual, but re maining up seems to have saved me from getting up.” ‘•As I feared my call would require.” “Ah! is Mrs. Ladue worse ?” “1 can hardly say worse; but —are you aione?” “Yes,” replied the druggist, thinking only of there being nobody out the doctor and himself in the store and quite forget ting Renfrew in the baok room. “It seems to me that I smell tobacco. 1 thought you did not smoke, Mr. Yard ley ?” “I very rarely do, but to-night 1 in dulged myself alittle.” “No, I can hardly say she is worse,” said Dr. Ladue, resuming the thread of conversation about his wife, “but she has a good deal of nervous excitability and cannot sleep. 1 shall have to give her a sedative.” He was nervous evidently and spoke with hesitancy. “Brom. pot.? or chloral?” “No.morphine will be betterfor her.” As he spoke he stepped to the end of the dispensing desk and asked for a prescrip tion blank. A tall partition of white painted glass with a peephole in its cen tre, stood in front of the desk, at the back of the store. Receiving the bit of paper he wrote: “Morph. Sulph., grs. x.” The druggist glanced at the prescrip tion. put a glass weight upon it and turned to band down the morphine jar from a shelf. Then ho weighed out tne drug on his delicate scales, folded it up neatly in a package, took a blank label from the label drawer and wrote upon it, “sulphate of Morphia, 10 grs.;” number ed and compared the label with the pre scription; pasted the former on tbe package and went to the counter, at the side ot the store, where the string was kept, to tie up the little package. Dr. Ladue had watched in silence, with keen expectancy, his every movement, and the instant that the druggist went away to ret the string, did something with his bands upon tbe desk, something as noise less and quick almost as thought, and then stood quiet and unconcerned in man ner—waiting ana watching. ■np-[U4, ■ THE DOCTOR’S TRICK. Mr. Yardley came back with the pack age neatly tied and handed it to the doc tor. Then he took the prescription from under the weight, pasted its back, slapped it into the prescription book, numbered it and closed the book, without again reading it. Dr. Ladue evidently breathed easier. ‘‘You will soon be getting off to bed now. 1 suppose.” he remarked. ‘‘Yes, before ions,” answered the drug gist, making a little etstry in an account book. ‘“Well, 1 will not detain you. Good night.” “Good night, dootor.” As the doctor reached the stroot he muttered to himself: “He will not be likely to look at It there until bis attention is called to It.” Mr. Yardley locked the front door, ex tinguished all the lights except the one over the dispensing desk and turned it low. Tbon he went into the back room, where his friend lay on the sofa behind the door, smoking. They bad been playing chess when the “bottle ot anarchy” was called for, and it was the druggist’s move wbeu he re turned to the board. lie had thought It out while in the store, and now promptly made a quite unexpected move that in stantly riveted Renfrew's attention on the game. They played on, without a thought of bow the night was wearing a wav, until the clock struok 2. Then there came n sharp ringing at the druggist’s night bell, almost instantly fol lowed by a second and quickly by a third. Mr. Yardley sprang quickly to the door, in obedience to the Imperative summons, and admitted Dr. Udu. Tbodoctor was pale and seemed much aeitabd. “Mr. Yardley!” be exclaimed. “1 must have some atropln at once. You have made a terrible mistake that will, 1 tear, cost my wife her Hie.” “I ! A mistake! Why, doctor, what do you mean?” “You gave me morphine Instead of quinine for my wife.” “You called for morphine! wrote the prescription for morphine!” “Nonsense, man. You mustbavebwn dreaming. Quinine was what I pre scribed, and wbat i thought you gave me.” The druggist telt that the elore was SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, iSSti. whirling around and around him like a vortex, ot which he 1 was tbe centre. He etaggered to the dispensing desk, threw open the prescription baok that laid upon it, aud looked anxiously at the last numbered prescription. It was one signed by Dr, 1 Ladue, written in his tine, carelessly run ning hand, and called for: Sulph., grs. x. ” Tuerewas no mentiouof morphia on all the page. The horrified druggist felt his senses reeling, and grabbed his head with j both hands, as if trying to hold his mind ! fast. Could it be possible, he asked him self, that the little glass of brandy he had taken and the cigar or two that be had smoked had so made a fool of him? He wa9 recalled to the necessity for imme diate sotion by Dr. Ladue sharply remind ing him. “Corns, man. Don’t stand there wool gathering; 1 want that atropin; quickly.” Mr. Yardiey fumbled nervously among the bottles in silenoe, until he found the required one. Tne doctor took it from his hand, sniffed at its contents and returned It, saying: “Hutnph! That’s light, l guess, if there’s no mistake in tbe label, anyway. Give me an ounce.” The druggist was too severely crushed to reply to the sarcasm. When the doc tor seized the little bottle of atropin and ran out he leaned his bead upon his arms ou a showcase and bursi into tears. He saw himself ruined. Even it he escaped the State prison—which he fancied would be impossible—nis businoss prospects would be blighted forever, for who would trust a blundering murderer to fill pre scriptions. Renfrew sought in vain to oonsole him. “Didn’t you hear him ask for morphine?” he asked, with a faint hope of finding confirmation. “No. The door was closed and 1 did not hear a word that passed. But tbero is time enough to consider that. The thing to be done now is to see if the worst consequences cannot be averted by saving the woman’s life. 1 took a good look through the iifiophole at that fellow’s face and I don’t like it. If you lake mv ad vice you will, as a measure of protection for yourself, have another doctor called in. ” “Yes. And I’ll go up there myself. If I stayhere I shall go mad.” In a few moments they were both out of ii *ie store; Renfrew, following the direc ; <>ns given him by his friend, running to ' si id Dr. Kincaid’s residence and summon mm; Yardiey hastening to Dr. Ladue’s. Thc reporter did not return to the store af ter having discharged bis mission, as Yardiey had suggested that he might. His professional instincts revolted against snob inaction when sensational matter like this was in the air. So he trotted along to Dr. Ladue’s house, unin vited but none the less calmly confident of his right to be present at anything that might be going on. And as ho went an idea sprang into his mind that startled him at first as a mere freak of imagina tion, but gained strength momentarily. He began to suspect a crime, not a mis take. Mr. Yardiey reached Dr. Ladue’s house some time before Dr. Kincaid learned from tbe old colored "aunty” tnat he met in the ball that “Missus Is a gwine home, sbuah!” laid bis head against the wall and wept again. In that attitude Dr. ■Kincaid and Mr. Renfrew found him when they arrived, the old aunty still be side him andeavoring to comfort him. “Don’t take on so, Mars'r Yardlev,” she pleaded. “Its de Lawd’s doin’s. He wants in issee ’mong de bright angels.” Archie Renfrew’ asked her to show them some room where his friend might sit down a few minutes to regain control ot himself, and she opened tor them a door, saying: “Dis am mars’r’s room, but he’s wid missee. He won’t come byah.” I>R. LADUE SEEMED SOMEWHAT DISCON CERTED BY THE VISIT OK HIS COL LEAGUE. Dr. Ladue seemed somewhat discon certed by the visit of his colleague, but could not. under the circumstances, de cline his proffered aid. Dr. Kincaid was capable of decisive action when it seemed to him necessary, anil in a few moments was busy in restorative treat ment of the patient, seconded—though with little williuguess at heart—by Dr. Ladue. Archie, having deposited his lachry mose friend in a big arm chair, where he might comfortably weep at his leisure as much as he desired, seemed to be looking for something. The burned end of a match on the floor suggested a possibility to him. There was no fireplace in the room. Where else, had a bit of paper been burned, would its ashes have been thrown? In tbe cuspidor, probably. He looked there. The vessel was dry, clean ana empty, except for some dark gray ashes that clung together in its bottom. Ho slid them out gently, without break ing, upon tbe cover of a magazine lying ou the centre table, and believed that he could distinguish lines <>n their smooth surface. From one ol his coat pockets he produced a celluloid toilet soap box, which be always carried when traveling, as he had a horror ol the sort ot marblo ized Iron soap found in many Western and Southern hotels. Transterring the soap Irom the box to bis pocket, he gently placed the ashes in the box, which lies* l upon tho top of his bead, with a big silk handkerchief rolled around It to fit inside bis hat and keep it steady, and then, de spite Y'ardlev’s weak remonstrance, he led him hurriedly away back to thestore. “I want to stay and learn the worst,” pleaded the unhappy druggist. “No. Come with me ami learn the best,” he replied. Once inside the slot j, the reporter de manded a strong magnifying glass, and, obtaining it,set himsell to scrutinizing the ashes, which, thanks to h:s care in their transportation, were uubroken. The re sult of bis examination pleased him so woll that he gave vent to a whoop of de light, Heoould clearly make out letters aud words in delicate velvety black lines upon tbe dark gray ash. Mr. Yardiey wanted to know what he was so excited about, and what he was trying to do any wav, but ho replied : “ You shall know in good time, but first come Into the back room, lie down on the sofa and fix your gaze on that mirror globe ou the end of the high shelf near tbe transom. There, that’s right.” “Well, I see It.” “What do you see reflected in It?” “Tbe glaring lights In the room, tho top of tho door, the light over tb6 dispensing dusk, the desk Itself —” “There! Hold on. That will do. Are vour eyes good enough to see clearly the top of Die desk and ail that Is on it?” ‘•Yes.” “Good. Now keep your eye there while 1 step outside and call to me what you see. ” Renfrew went out Into the store and closed the dour behind him. In a few moments Yard ley’s voice was heard: “1 only see your hand* and one arm resting on thedesk. The reflection of the side of your body seems only a shapeless bulk. You are placing a piece of paper under a glass weight- You nastily snatch it away and quiokly either replace it or put aiiother like it in ilsatead.” “That it all. Come out here.” Mr. Y'ardley was simply mystified when he came out. “What does It all mean?” he askea 1 with a puzzled expression of counten ance. , “Let me show you something more and then see if you cannot understand. , Take this glass and look well at those ashes, holding them up in the strongest I light. Look from one side to catch the shine of the lines.” Following his directions tbe druggist i read plainly, In lines that he would swear were ol Dr. Ladue’s tracing: Morph, sulph., grs. x. He could even make out the date, “10- 4-’SS.” “Fortunately,” remarked Renfrew, “it was written with a heavy copying iok, and the excess of sugar has lert its car bon trace.” “Tbe scoundrel changed the prescrip tions! He meant to murder his wile und throw tbe blame upon me!” exclaimed the druggist excitedly. “1 guess that’s about the size ol it,” assented the reporter, calmly, but with evident satisfaction iu the result of his demonstration. “We will hang him!” “1 doubt it,” "He deserves it.” “That I don’t doubt. But you soe our .evidence i6 not sufficient. It is morally for us, but not legally. What we want now is the paper that contained tile mor phine, with your label on it, That he uo doubt emptied at his wife’s bedside. He would not risk exciting suspicion by burning it there. He could not dare to throw it away, even in fragments. Tbe chances are that bo crumpled It up aud stuffed it in his pocket. I! he could be ar rested and searched at once it would doubtless still be found.” fs y, i ikjfM HE SLID THEM OUT GENTLY, WITHOUT BREAKING. "Then he must be arrested immedi ately.” "Y'es, or as near immediately as possi ble. We will bo back and warn Dr. Kincaid to keep a sharp eye on him to prevent h'is destroying that paper, while you get an officer. That is, if Kincaid is still there.” "Oh! Heavens! Don’t suggest the thought that bo might have left. If he should go away Isidue would finish hi wife with the atropin, burn the paper and then—where would 1 be?” Happily, they arrived at Dr. Ladue’s house in tlmo to find Dr. Kinoaid still at bis post. He came out to then) in the hall, leaving Dr. Ladue and the old col ored nurse inside the sick room, and re ported that—thanks to prompt,energetic treatment and perhapß incidentally to Brovidence —the prospect lor saving the patient was very good. Then in hoarse, hurried whispers Mr. Y'ardley told him of the appalling discovery that had been made, aud told him what was required of him, to which he readily assented. In their excitement the men in the hall un consciously raised their voices, so tnat some ot their words were audible to Dr. Ladue, whose suspicions were all alert, and who lingered near the door trying to overhear them. He heard enough to awaken his keenest anxiety. They had disoove ed something, how ipuch he, of course, could not know, but evidently enough to arouse suspicion of him. When Dr. Kincaid returned to the room Dr. Ladue asked him, with assumed indif ference: “Who was it?” “Oh! Merely Yardiey, the druggist. He is naturally somewhat anxious.” “Yes, 1 suppose so. He should be.” Though he spoke calmly and tried to appear as much at his casn as possible, he left in his heart that his colleague was regarding him with a suspicious air, and that bis voice had a cnanged and con strained tone. His miud was in no con dition to reason upon his chances or cal culate what burden of proof could be brought against blm. Two tuoughts only presented themselves; be was justly sus pected and he would be arrested. He was a cam tiler and imbued with some of the gamester’s superstitions, one of which now pressed upon him. He had played for a’certain stake—tho death of his wile —and had lost; fatchad declared against him; Ills luok was nad and there was no knowing how bad- Tne Slate prison and ihe gallows now loomed up before nis mental vision as among the possibilities of the near iuture. Clearly, he must take to flight while there was yet time. If he waited until murnaig he would doubtless be arrested. All these ideas and fancies, rather than thoughts, tumbled through bis mind, jostling each other until but one thing was clear to him—the necessity for in stant flight. Dr. Kincaid, he felt sure, was watching him. Once, by way of ex periment, he went into bis own room upon some trivial excuse, and withiu a min ute Dr. Kincaid called him to assist in something about the patient. Would he be allowed to escape ? He returned to tne sick room. Ills lace was pallid, his Ungers trembling, his throat dry and a cold perspiration bedewed his brow. Lilting a graduating glass, he let it fall and said, with a forced smile: "My nerves are more shaken than 1 thought. I think I shall have to brace them up with a little stimulant. If you will be so kind as to watch Mrs. Ladue 1 will run down to the cellar for a bottle of brandy, it will do us both good.” "Why don’t you send aunty?” suggest ed Dr. Kincaid, doubtlully. “No, uo; 1 carry the keys myself. I’ll only be gone a minute;” and before bis colleague could utter another word of ob- Jjction Dr. i.aduc was gone. But that minute aud many more were slowlv ticked out by tbe tull old clock ill tue corner and he returned not again. Y'ardley and Ki-nircw onnie with an offi cer to arrest him and scarchud for him diligently, but in vain. He bad van ished. Mrs. Ladue rallied from tbe effect of the poison, and under Dr. Kiucald’s care soon recovered her nealth. She was in deed quite well and happy in the con tinued absence of her husband, warn one day wont was brought to her that she was a widow. Slime boatmen bad found, upon a little Island in the river, a few miles below the town, the corpse ol a well-dressed man past recognition, except by its clothing, but that enabled its identification as the body of Dr. Ladue. That be bad escaped in bis boat, which was ordinarily kept moored at the foot of the lawn, bad long since been settled, but that which had not tanm suspected until now was that lu bis hurried flight in tbs darkness be had trodden upon somo venomous reptile, probably a moccasin snake, and reoeiveil Its fatal bite. A handkerchief, knotted and twisted tightly about his right leg, showed tie had sought to keep the poison Irom mounting in his reins. To arrange this be bad doubtless landed on tbe island and there died, in oneof bis vest pockets was found, just as tbe reporter bail ex pected it to be, tbe crumpled wrapper with Us label plainly written in English by Mr. Yardiey’a band: “bulpbate of morphia, 10 grs.” POLAKS AM) SLOVAKS. ‘•GOOSKTOWN” AND “WAV JF.RIJ SALKM,” NKW YORK CIXV. Tin* Hebrew City Tbut Llei Within the NetropalU l'ecullarllleo of Goose town— Home I.ife of tile Slovak*— Their Amuieuiente end Way* of I.ife, New York, Oet. 23.—'To the average American the word “Jew” or “Hebrew” conveys a very delinite idea. It presents beiore his mind the general type of the German Jew who has settled in every town and city of the Union, and who in the course ol years has become as Ameri can in his habits and ideas as a Knicker bocker or a Puritan. Nothing, however, is further from the truth. However ho mogeneous the Hebrew natiou may have been two thousand years atro, it is the very opposite to-day. The Jew of Sweden and Finland is in nearly all cases a bril liant colored, blue-eyed and irolden-haired bloude; of Denmark and Warsaw fre quently as red-headed and red-eyed as a Highlander, while of Abyssinia and Mad agascar as black as any Hottentot. So far as complex ions make races the Jewish people luclude at least live distinct types of physical manhood. Of these typt s the American has become familiar with but one, the German Jew, as described. In New York oit.v he is rapidly beginning to know a second and very different type, the Polak and Slovak. This is the Jew that has been developed under Slavonic rule during ten or twelve centuries. Though of the same origin beisasdifferent from his Oermnn brother as the Irish are from the French. The difference has been caused by political factors. The Slav troni time immemorial has been cruel, suspioious, intolerant and brutal. Whether in Rus sia, Poland, Hungary or the Balkan prin cipalities, ho has treated the Hebrew worse than the wildest wild boast. The story of Jewish life in those lands reads worse than the darkest tale of the Spanish inquisition. 11 rich, tho Hebrew was robbed by every Christian neighbor; ii the father of a handsome daughter or the husband of a heautitul wife he was liable to loseione or the other at tbe slightest whim of any one in authority; if the owner oi a farm or an attractive home, ho was dispossessed at an instant's notice by some grasping official or avaricious uobie. In addition he was beaten, stabbed, shot, stoned, roasted and hanged wilh a regu larity that has never been paralleled. - iilfi 11 Si tffJ iml li if & |l|j IN BOWKRY. Asa result he has lost many of the characteristics of the Uraelltlc race, and has been forced to assume those that were adapted to his surroundings. It takes a long time for news to travel into the fertile valleys of Southern Russia and the mountain meadows of Poland. Only about fifteen years ago did 1 he deni zens of those regions hear thal there was a land across tbe ocean in which all men were equal and enjoyed equal rights and protection under the law. They did not believe the news at first, it was too gpod to be true. When, however, It was con firmed by venturous friends and neigh bors, the doubts began to be dispelled and an emigration started which has never since ceased. When he reached Castle Garden great was tho amazement of the officials. He wore a high conical black hat with no brim, or ajlnrk brown slouch bat with practically no crown, high boots innocent of blacking, a long gaberdine, any number of waistcoats and coats and several pairs of trousers. His lace, hands and clothes were covered with dirt and vermin. His baggage was contained in a half dozen filthy bundles and one or two filthier boxes. With him was a wife end a squad of children, resembling their parents in clot lies, features and dirt. Few of these emigrants dad more than S2O in their possession, but nearly all had more oi less Jewelry. A few had diamonds or precious stones ot considerable value. 117 ALLEN BTRBKT. Immediately upon arrival the l’olak enters tho Ghetto"of New York. Tbisdis trict la bounded by Last Broadway, the Bowery, Bi.au ton and Jtfoge atreetw, and comprises a large parrot the Tenth ward. The eastern portion Is familiarly known as Goosetown, from the largo number of geese sold and consumed by the dews of the neighborhood. The western part is Irequently styled the New Jerusalem from the many synagogues It contains. The tavorite streets o( the emigrants besides those named are division. Ludlow, Hes ter. Kssex, Norfolk, Broome, Attorney and Forsyth. In this district reside (io,- 000 of the 00,000 I'olaks and Slovaks ot New York city, and the district is practi cally their own. At one time it was an American neighborhood. With the Irish exodus it became as Milesian as Dublin. Then the Germans began to settle bere and there, and through ilieir greater thrift to crowd out the sons of Erin. At this stage, wt en nearly every available piece of land was covered with good-sized buildings and each building occupied with from two to twelve families, the I’olaks appeared. The tlrst houses tney rented were of small size, accommodat ing three famiiiea. Into these they crowded a dozen iamilies. Upon this hast* they could afford to pay higher rents than their neighbors. The higher rents were paid and the neighbors silently crowded out into other districts. In some blocgs the change is so complete that everything is I’oiak—Hebrew signs on every bouse, Hebrew commodities or"ieli cactes in every store, and only Hebrew, Polish or Kusslan spoken by the crowds that till the streets day and night. Home life among the Poluks Is a horror. A family will occupy an apartment of three rooms, and In the largest will hoard and lodge from live to !n guests. These are supplied with a lioavv padded coverlet lor a mattress and a wooden footrest for a bolster. The pillow Is the guest’s coat and vest rolled up. In the morning be re< elves a howl ot coffee made from coffee refuse mu a chunk of coarse rye bread. Koi' these accommodations he pays $1 a week. If bu dee.ius mils, augur aud buu ter ho pays extra or supplies himself. Tho latter course is pursued by tailors and cobblers, who keep these food accessories In battered tin cans or cracked jars be neath then- bolster and coverlet. An aristocratic boarding house in Goose town consisis oi a llat of (our rooms. In oue the landlord's tamlly sleep; a second is kitoben, dining room and sitting room combined; the third and fourth are guests’ rooms and accommodate from ten to t wen ty hoarders. The rates are $2 a week. For this sura the guest has a princely bed, consisting of a tain straw mattress, a coverlet and a footrestpillow. His break fast is coffee and either bread or a roll. His dinner, soup, boiled beef auil pota toes, bread and stewed dried apples or stewed spoiled fruit. When the Polaks are uewcomers tho rooms are generally filthy and foul-smelling. Wheu thev have been here a number of years they gene rally learn the beauty of cleanliness and keep their apartments as neat and oleau J. ll . RESTAURANT IN HESTER STREET, NEAR GRAND. Another mode of living might be styled club life. A number of Polaks hire a room from a householder, who acts as landlord, janitor and watchman. They supply their own sleeping conveniences, a second-hand stovo anil a few kitchen utensils. When night comes each mem ber of the club cooks his meal in his own pan. The odors thal. arise Iroin the mix turn of fish, chicken fat, beef, goose grease, onion, garlic and Limbitrgei cheese may be imagined but cannot be described. lu iheireating tho Mosaic lawlsobeyed to the very letter. The eel, clam, oyster, scallop, crab and lobster aro anathema. So is the hog tn every shape. The taboo extends to any food fried in lard, to fish chowder in which bacon is used as a fla vor. and even to pies and pastry where lard has been used to lighten the dough. Asa substitute for lard they use chicken fat, goose grease, beef drippings and oleo margarine. The last-named article has grown unpopular siuce the press showed thal. the best butter substitutes contained “neutral lard.” The foods are the cheapest and poorest that can be bought in the market. The shank and neck of the animal are favor ites. These are boiled till the bones are ready to drop out. The lattsr are re moved, crack.>d and thrown back into the pot. Tbe meat is removed, put under a heavy stone to be compressed ami allowed to 000 1. When cold it becomes solid and is cut and served in long slices. Fresn ness is a matter of little account, cheap ness is everything. Spoiled meat and putrid iish find multitudes of buyers in Goosetown when offered for sale at loss than 5 cents a pound. The Board of Health makes seizures of these foods every week but the supply continues nev ertheless. FISH STAND IN HESTER STREET. The crowding is utterly destructive of modesty, decency and the family ties. The boarders dress and undress before each other and before tbe landlord’s family. It is not uncommon for a half dozen families to occupy one apartment and to herd together, married and single, young and old. Asa result vice is very prevalent. Young men learn bow easy it is to get along alone, and start lives of de bauchery. Young women and girls make the same discovery and begin courses ol shame at 12 to 14 years of age. In many instances fathers have been known to sell their daughters, brothers their sisters, and husbands their wives, lor prices ranging flora $2 to SSO, according to their atlractiveness and accomplishments. Capt. Williams, of tbe New York po lice, estimates that in the past ten years Goosetown has added 2,000 to the count less roll of lost women. The avarice of the l'olak Is monumen tal. He will make bis laniily herd like beasts, work with him sixteen hours of the twenty-four, live tipou the cheapest (are and dress in tbe poorest cast-off clothing long after be has accumulated a fortune. No greater surprise can be ex perienced than to see the wife and daughters of one ot them issue from their vile tenement on a holiday. The night previous ihev were In rag, slipshod and irowzy. Now they are attired in tho heaviest Lyons silk and sparkling with jewelry and diamonds. There are proba bly 2 000 wives in Goosetown who own more than $5,000 worth of jewelry apiece. This is regarded not as luxury or as os tentation, hut as a wise and safe invest ment of so much money. The Polak is litigious and vindictive. When his wrath is once aroused be dis plays a power of deviltry truly surpris ing. The records oi the police courts show such curious freaks of malice as squirting vitriol from a housetop upon linen banging out to dry, putting live eels in a devout Jew’s bedroom, tilling a lock and keyhole with tinfoil when the occu pant was in bed, painting the head ol a sleeping loe with pitch or red paint, set ting fire to a man’s apartments and hav ing him arrested for arson, und Issuing cards advertising an enemy’s home as a house of ill-fame. Incidents like these i are ot daily occurrence and swell the business of the Tombs and other tribunals to a great extent. The Polak is grateful. Me remembers a friend or an act of friendship through his life. The writer once rescued a ped dler of that race from three young hood lums who were attempting to rob him of bis wares. Six months afterwards he met Hie latter, who a half block off stopped, removed bis hat und held It with one hand while with the other lie extend ed a cigar as a mark of his gratitude. The writer has met the Polak frequently slnoe and has always been compelled to witness the surne performance i and tho cigar is always good). He it also hospi table. To friend or stranger who enters his gates be is courteous and offers what ho has. This generally is 6 vile iluiil called vodka I y the Nlovak and vodky by the l’olak, which consists of an impure, acrid and strong alcohol. Alongside of it the fieriest “Jersey lightning” sinks into insignificance. They are affectionate and within their religion charitable, hi range to say, they Americanize more rapidly than the German Jew. They learn tbe KugiiNh language easily ami in a short time speak it fluently. In this they resemble their political ’superiors, tbe Russians, as tbe German Jew does tho German people. They are quick at learn ing and make excellent progress in the night schools and private scholastic in stitutions. The second generation ie now coming mto manhood. What there is of it promises as well as that of any other nationality. The Slavonic Jew shares with his race the love for musical and dramtto enter tainments. But these must be cheap. He has his own theatre, the Oriental, on the Bowery, near Grand street, where plays are given iu Hebrew and sometimes in Polish. The admission costs 10 cents, while for loor 20cents a very good seat is obtainable. Tne plays are mainly Scrip tural in character—the stories of Joseph and his brethren, Judas Maccabeus and David being prime favorites. He has any number of small music balls, where beer, music and bad cigars are tbe chief characteristics. In many of these tbe waite 1 s, singers ana actresses are young Jewesses, none of whom have seen more than twenty years ot life, but all ol whom are senile in sin. Dissipation iu these queer little dens is inexpensive. Two glasses of beer, a cigar, a bard boiled egg and some rye bread suffice for an evening and cost iu all but 20 cents. The music and acting are at times admirable. Tne l'oiak has a natural aptitude for melodic expression, tike all his race, and adds to it the harmonic genius now made familiar by Liszt and Chopin. It is no unoomnion event to hear in an Alien street, dive a Hungarian rhapsody or the Cavalry polonaise. William E. S. Fai.es. jOvoum o ilittete. POSSIBLY you who read this may be among the number who say 1 will have nothing to do with any popular medicine advertised to euro diseases. You may say you would rather go to your physician when sick, or to your druggist when feeling un well. We say heartily, by all means, go, and when von go, ask physician and drug gist what they know or Believe inregard to the merits of Crown’s Iron Hitters os a curative in all diseases of the stomach, liver and kidneys. Ask them if it does not possess remarkable blood-purifying properties, and is not an excellent strengthening medicine for weak, vitiated, watery condition of the Iffpm}. Hqcji are the medicinal effects of this remedy, so prompt is its action, so speedy the results, so sure the cure, that druggists recom mend it, and physicians have prescribed it with unparalleled success in cases oi dyspepsia and indigestion, as well as all diseases which result from a disordered stomach, weak kidneys, and inactive liver.’ PROBABLY you are not aware tint before placing Brown’s Iron Bitters before the public as a blood-purifying and strengthening remedy, the best medical knowledge, pharmaceutical skill, and chem'ie*', intel ligence, was secured to enable the pro prietors to obtain only tbe beet altera tives known in the world of nature, to prepare them in such a manner as to secure all their valuable medicinal quali ties, and to so combine them with a special preparation of iron as to pro duce a medicine uparalleled for its effi cacy in driving out all impurities from the blood, and strengthening its weak condition. Prepared w ithout the use or whiskey, free from all mineral acids and other deleterious substances, it stands alone among iron medicines as a sure cure for constipation and headache. These troubles are invariably caused by other iron medicines. Brown’s Iron Bitters, will not discolor or injure the teeth. All other iron medicines do both. Bearing these statements in mind, with a full knowledge of the responsibility ol the proprietors, SURELY . M **> when yon or yours are suffering from dis eases of the blood, which produces pim ples, boils, and eruptions, leading to scrofula, salt rheum and erysipelas, you will not hesitate to use Brown’s iron Bitters. If your stomach is disordered, if you have lost your appetiteand strength, and are subject to flatulency and heartburn, Brown’s Iron Bitters will furnish you re lief. If your liver has Become sluggish and inactive, and yourskin pallid and yel low, producing jaundice or biliousness, Hi own’s Iron Bitters will incite the torpM liver to healthy action, make the skin clear and fresh, and remove jaundice and Biliousness. If you suffer from inflamma tion of the kidneysor bladder, from dropsy, gravel, diabetes, or Bright’s disease, you are in instant need of Brown’s Iron Bit ters. It is the only remedy to Be depended on to cure these woeful diseases. Result ing from these troubles, and frequently accompli living them, are the accumulated horrors of rheumatism and neuralgia. 8o effective is Brown’s Iron Bitters as a strengthener of the Blood, anil so prompt in its action upon the nervous system, that it rapidly eradicates from the system the conditions that produce rheumatism anil neuralgia, and they are cured. FINALLY, to sufferers from malaria in any form> whether dumb ague, chills and fever, or intermittent fever, Brown’s Iron Bitters is a specific. All miasma is driven out of the system as a result of its use. Acting equully as well as a preventive or cure, it has won a name and fame in the malarial districts that attaches to nootliei pharmaceutical preparation or popular medicine. That it will driveoffthechills, prevent recurrence of the fever, and fur nish strength after sweating spells to with stand their repetition, is the record of DOWN’S IRON BTTTKRS. JAtrDttni. ★ *h n A FKIEIVD IN NEED DR. HffiiETS INFALLIBLE LINIMENT Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut, the great natural Bone Setter. Has lieen used for more than so years, and ta the best known remedy for Khenmat i*m, Neuralgia, Sprains, Bruises, Cuts, Burns Wounds aud ail External InjuJiea Sold by all druggists. THY IT. Trade supplied by LIPPSI AN BROS. PENNYROYAL PILLS “CHICHESTER’S* ENGLISH.” Tlic* Original and Only Ophuldp. Pate *n4 always BcllaM*- H*wr*of worthless laitattoa*. In'll jMMinahiu to LADIES. 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