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Boos Jt Cos; Notice to Shippers Steamship Juniata; •Dissolution, A. H. McAllister .V Cos. Auction Sai b—Mixed Corn, by I). K. Ken* edv. Stoves and Ranges—Lovell A Lattimoro. Notice to Architect; —Jolin It. Uilloii. Clerk C. C. C., Savannah. Steamship Schedule—Ocean Steamship Cos. Cheap Column Advertisements—Help Wanted; Employment Wanted; For Kent; For Sale; Photograph v; Miscell&noous. People's Independent Line - Steamer Dope Catfin. Art Monuments. Etc.—.J. .1. Morgan. CONTRACTOR AND Bl ILDKR—lohn D. Gould. Senator Fai well is for liberal bounties ,lo ships. In consequence tiio Republi cans are not altogether pleased with him. The administration is going to lose Secretary Manning and Treasurer Jnr jdan. They are both good tnen and will tt>c missed. The Constitution announces tbo arrival t>f forty blowers in Atlanta. They differ from ilia 40,000 other blowers in Allauta in ihat they will blow glass instead of the mlty. The Seuute yesterday pass and the rail load liitorn- vs bill, hut it tacked on to It Ihe Hoar amendment which, in a great ijneasure, destroys tfie original purpose Alt It. The season approaches when the pro- I'riotors of North tleorgia sunjmer resorts will whitewash the fences, throw' * lew pieces of old iron into the springs, raise the rates, and announce "open for cummer.” In Washington a few days ago a col ored physician who calls himself “Dr. (tohnsinc” was seized by one of his pa tients and almost shaken to pieces This wvas a ease of shaking after taking instead Of shaking hef ire taking. The Moore iynening cases in Jlaoon rfford a striking illustration ot tiie legal Jiow not to and It. They nave been con tinued. In tb j meantime tbe murderers tf an innocent man arc unpunished and Justice bides her lace in shame. An alderman of Wilkesbarre, Pa., him Just learned that bis family is heir to an jssiate in Holland valued at $70,000,000. pfew York doubtless sighs to possess Jiim, for an alderman with so much money would probably not be tempted to •teal. 8. P. Cupitt, a disappointed oftioe meeker, attempted to commit suicide in 'Washington, the other day, by shooting tnmself In the head. If all disappointed office-seekers were to adopt his plan, the ■country would lose a largo part of its pop. filiation. , it seems that the United Stales has only one ship fit for service, and that ship lias only one gun. Who says we want to tight? Can’t Kugland take a little joke, and understand that all the talk about the fisheries was merely for the purpose of enlivening the debates in Congress? It Is said mat Ferdinand Ward and *ther lavored convicts at siug Sing are al lowed to play poker and get druuk on legal holidays, if this in the result of 3dr. R. B. Haves’ prison reform move ment it is to be hoped that the Georgia penitentiary will never be reformed. The bill to return to the States the di rect tax levied in lSbl passed the Senate yesterday. It will doubtless pass the House. The States when they get this money will be considerably rioher than ■they are cow. They couldn’t put It to a better purpose than to build school houses. The uuoonvicted boodle Aldermen in 3Sew Vork are very uneasy, and those who furnished the boodle to brihe them are also on the ragged edge of despair. The conviction of O’Neil and McCjuade convinces them tbst they have not more than one chance in a hundred to escape serving the State in striped suits. So far signs citizens of Pennsylvania want places on the Interstate Railroad Commission. As the President has inti mated that bs will not appoint any man yet suggested for a place, the Pennsylva nia applicants, and all others, might as well withdraw. Nevertheless, some that have been suggested would serve the ountry acceptably. The New York Tribune showed its hit ter partisanship by eliminating from Sen ator Frye’s speech on the fisheries ques tion the paragraph in which that gentle man bore testimony to President Cleve land’s patriotism, honesty and sincerity. The Tribune wauls a President for the Republicans, not one for the whole coun try. The “prominent citizen” is getting in his work in New York. One has just had e woinun arrested for stealing sis,u<k>rrniu him, but, as he had had questionable transactions with her, ho induced the po lice to conceal his name, "Prominent citizens” who are guilty of questionable transactions should t>e placed on the same footing with citizens who are not prominent. A Canadian, prominent in Sir John Mc- Donald’* government, ways the Canadians would not object to war, “provided al ways that it did net exclude us from the happy snclal intercourse with our friends of the United States. Whereat certain expatriated financiers, now undergoing enforced residence In Canada, place their hands upon their hearts and remark: ‘You do us xu'oud!” The PwtsUloiif. aud fUs Celtics. The little discussion in the Senate on Thursday between S nator Morgan, of Alal(H||, and Sen a i or Plumb, of Kansas, relative tA eiyt! w ec- reform shows a very Interesting condition of affairs. Sen ator Morgan declared that too Demo ci atic party represents more intelligenco at the present, time than was ever before represented in any political party in tho coust.py, and that many of the best men of tbe Republican party are acting with It because it is honest, inde pendent, outspoken and earnestly work ing for the good of the whole country. His remarks are calculated to create tne impression that the party is stronger now than it ever was before, and that It enjoys to a greater extent the confidence o! tbe people. There is only one thing about, which he is dissatisfied, and that Is that the Presidentdoesn’t ignore tho civil ser vice reform and turn out of office all the Republicans. Senator Plumb has nothing to say against the Democratic party, and agrees with the Alabama Senator with respect to the desirability of dismissing Republicans from ottiev, and filling their planes with Democrats. Although a Republican of the most pronounced type, he doesn’t want Republicans retained In office or appointed to office by a Democratic ad ministration. Wbv is it that Senator Morgan wants ! the Psesidentto change his civil service reform policy if the Democratic party, as he says, is stronger and better and more popular than ever belore? He says lhat be believes thnt tbe President imosriis the success of the Democratic party by permitting Its political enemies to remain in office. If this belief were well founded why Is it that Senator Plumb vyants the Republican officials removed? Is there not room for doubt about the correctness of Senator Morgan’s belie!? He admits that never before was the Democratic party so worthy of confidence as now, and that never before has it had the confidence of the country in so marked adegieo. Is it not lair to assume that this confidence is based upon the in tegrity of the President and his clearly indicated purpose to administer the laws ! tor the good of the whole country, irre spective of the wishes of the machine politicians and office-seekers of his own party? The refor n in the civil service was adopted by the aid of both political parties, and In obedience to the popular will; and the Democratic party has the confidence of the whole country, and is drawing into its ranks the best elements of all parties, because, by the firmness and courage of a Democratic Adminis tration, it is carrying out pledges which are distasteful to the political hacks, but which are approved and applauded by the people. Senator Plumb and all the Republican leaders would rejoice if the President were to ignore the spirit of civil service reform and rid the service of every Re publican official. Such a course would open the way for them to win the next Presidential election. It would give them thousands of active political workers who are now worthless to them, because no Republican officeholder will render his party anv service tor fearthat he will lose his place. It would drive away from the Democratic party that intelligent element , which has lately become attached to it, j and to which Seuator Morgan calls atten tion, because the very thing that attracts tbat element would be gone. If the Presi dent were to do what Senator Morgan and Henry Wattersou are urging him to do the Republican leaders would rejoice, aud they do not hesitate to say so. The President is wiser than Senator Morgan, and it is probable tbat he is a belter politician than he is, or any other Democrat who wants him to break his pledges and abandon his civil service re form policy. He is so good a politician in fact that even those who criticise him with the greatest harshness are forced to admit that he will be renominated, and a renomination is equivalent to a re election. The Remedy for Strikes. Tbe determination of tfie different com panies and corporations in New York city and vicinity to resist the demands ol the strikers appears to boas firm as ever. Some of tbe steamship lines and railroads seem to be doing very well with inexperienced laborers, but others are haviog a great deal of trouble aiul tboir business is almost at a standstill. It is noticeable tbat in the majority of instnnoes the strikers have no grievances whatever, but have simply struck in obedience to the cali of their labor or ganizations. Tue men who handle Height for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad, for instance,said that they had no complaint to make, and that they were sorry to cause the company trouble. They were bound, however, to obey the call of their UDiOU. It will hardly he denied that employes bavo a right to quit work whenever they please, provided they are not bound by any contract, but they have no right to combine to obstruct the trade of a great city or a great section of country In or der to aid a few of their number to set tle to their satisiaction a giwevance they may have with their employers. This great strike at New York was be gun by a few hundred coal handlers. When they found they were not likely to be •ucceastul they at one? undertook to force a compliance with their demands by bringing about a general strike, and thereby injuring not only companies,cor porations and individuals which have never Injured them nor wished to injure them, but also doing Incalculable dam sge tq tens of thousands ol workingmen who were perfectly satisfied with their employment aud the wages they were get titg. Iteerrainly looks as if there would hfiYa to be legislation of some kind which wifi nrjka strikes which involve many and varied interests impossible. There appears to be no wav 'to prevent labor troubles *¢ by arbitration, and tho ;u biti at a. must not be rrhcPy voluntary. The arbitrators ought not be appointed by the parties Interested. I'qoy should be anpolntod either by the Dfates or tbe nation, and should bo clothed with the power to enforce their decisions. Congress and State L-gi-! i'ure hesi tale to take bold of th.s matter because they know thut it is a very delicate one. The convictiou is growing, however, that they will have to do it. and that while provision is mado fur doing strict justice to ootu employer an l employe, the pi n j alty for combining to block tb? channels 1 of trade must be a very savers ouo. SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1887. 1 Long Public Career. Judge Rea an. of Texas, has had * very long political career. Those who are acq ii ii id with him, and know the esteem u which lie is he’d in Texas, were no: prised at bis elec'ion to ibe Senate to succeed Sena'or Mtx°y. Sena tor Maxey :s also popular tu Texas, but he is not as good a politician as Judge Keara n A New York paper, a day or two ago, stated tbat Judge Reagan would be classed with the ntillicaaires in the Sen ate. I hat is a mistake. He is not a rich man. In fact, he has very little property. In Washington tie has always lived very economically, and it is probable that he has saved a little ot bis salary every year. His home is at Palestine, a small town of about .’I,OOO inhabitants. He has a farm there, but it is not a productive one. Jt is doubtful if It has ever yielded any reve nue. He has been in public life, with short intermissions, for forty-eight years, and he thinks that he is good for ten or twelve years more of public service. Al though nearly 70 years of age he is a very strong-looking man. He talks about a re-election to tbe Senate, and it would not be at all surprising if he were to complete sixty years of almost continuous public service. His first office was that of Deputy Sur veyor of Public Lands. He thaa became a member of tne Legislature, and in 1852 was elected District Judge. lu IS.V7 he was elected to Congress, and was a mem ber of that body when the war occurred. He was in tho seoesslou convention of his State, and was Postmaster Genera! of the Confederacy. He had a good deal to do with State politics until 1874, when he was elected to the lower house of Con gress, where he has been ever since. He can hardly tall to make a good Senator, He will be the only farmer in the Senate. Air. Kandull’s Apple-J.iek Hill. The kind and very carefully-written letter which Mr. Carlisle has seat to Mr. Randall, in answer to the latter’s inquiry whether the revenue reformers would ac cept his apple-jack bill as a basis ior re ducing the revenue, may do something toward convincing him that he made a mistake in not supporting the Morrison bill. Mr. Carlisle, in his letter, points out that the apple-jack bill would In crease rather than reduoo the revenue, and ihat the free list in the bill, which Mr. Randall speaks of with sucu evident pleasure, is a sham. Mr. Carlisle is a very honest man, and there is no one in Congress who is better acquainted with the tariff thanheis. He sees very clearly that Ibere could be no reduction of the revenue with the apple-jack bill as a basis for action, and, hence, it is bardlv prob able ihat the revenue leformers will con sent to Mr. Randall’s proposition. It is now very clear that this Congress will do nothing to reduce the revenues, and the talk about an extra session of Congress is becoming more general than ever. It is thought by some Cougress tnen tbat an extra session will be called io meet in October. By tbat time it will be known whether the extraordinary pen sion legislation which is now promised will leave any surplus in the Treasury. Editor F ortune, of the colored people’s organ, made a speech in Trenton, N. J., the other night, which is said to have been displeasing to the Republicans, He said mat bis race had been grossly neg lected by the Republicans, and that Pres ident Cleveland had done more for the amelioration of the race than most of the previous Republican administrations. Concluding, he said: “Rally to the sup port of Cleveland and the Democratic party in 1888.” F’orcune is evidently a man of sense. A few speeches delivered by him in the South wouldn’t do any harm, provided they were as sound as that delivered at Trenton. Philadelphia is wrestling with a case of peculiar interest. The Sheriff ol the county, a man named Rowan, Is insane and cannot discharge tho duties of his office. Tue Governor ol Pennsylvania wishes to renio#e him, but Rowan's wife has employed lawyers to resist any process lookiug to that end. in the meantime, the business of the Sheriff’s office is seriously complicated, and Rowan’s bondsmen will lose heavily if anything goes wrong. Between her Mayor and her Sheriff Philadelphia is in a bad way. The Cleveland Loader says that there will be twenty ox-Confcd ‘rates aud only three Union soldiers in the Senate when it meets on March 4. This is not to tbe discredit of ttis South, but it is to tha dis credit, of ihe North. Instead of sending us millionaires to the Benate, some of whom made their money at home while the war was in progress, the North shoiiid imitaic tne South and seud those wno had no thought of enriching themselves, but who went to the front aud fought lor taeir Chicago lawyers <lo not think that tbe marriage of Miss Nina Van Zandt by proxy is legal. It doesn't make so much difference what the lawyers think as it does what the girl thinks. The girl’s aunt in Pittsburg, who intended to leave her fortune to her, thinks she : crazy. The chances are that she isn't exactly in her right mind. Sutne very amiable cranks have been willing letters toiao Pittsburg aunt advising her how to and spose ol her property now that her niece has thrown herself away.. Senator-elect Turpie, of Indiana, max expect rather a livt ly time when ho asks to be sworn in. senator Harrison is pre paring to contest bis election, and. a* the Republicans are in tbe majority in the Senate, Senator Turpie may be refused his s*>at. The Republicans are not in tbe habit of yielding to such a little thing as the will ot the people, especially when the people happen to be Democrats. The President has signed tho inter state commerce bill and it is now a law. Tbe next matter of importance in con nection witu this bill :s the appointment of cninntiisiouera to administer the law. It will not be an easy matter lo get com mies,oi ers of the right sort. The l’resi dent will not make a mistake, however, if lie appoints W. G. Raoul, ex-Prcsident of tbe Contra! railn ad. as omo of them. The Hun. Jefferson Davis, although un pardoned, will not be excluded from the benefits of the Mexican pension bill. It is well known that as Colouel of the First Mississippi Rifles he greatly dis tinguished himself in Mexico. It is singular, however, that a man who can not claim that he is a citizen of the United Elates should yet be one ot 11s pensioner*. CURRENT COMMENT. ”h 1 * Wifi I>,*. New tn Alabama. From the Stemt'i.e Avolane.hr (Pem.) The Alabama Leg stature te evidently de termined to put an end to wild cat specula t'Otis within its borders. The House passed a but in ikirg gum:,ling ,t fei-ini. puuishable by imprison uteni in the penitentiary. Cowardly Inconsistency. From Ms Xevt York Si lr ; Dent . Senator Hoar’s resolution against there nom: nation of rejected Presidential appoin tees s a weak attempt to cover up tile cow ardly inconsis cncy of tne Republicans m rejecting the nomination of Recorder Mat thews. , It Looks 'That Way Now. From the Xashri'le Tntott ( Item .) Mr. Cleveland is the only man the party can elect. The country iss uisll 'd witu him. The whole country be lcves nun to be an honest, courageous public servant, and the Democratic masses are coins lo sec that lie is nominated. Still for I’cace, From the St. Louts Republican (Dent.) If a!! tbe cod fish in (Canada were to be made into one cod fi-h, and all tiic embezzlers ill Canada Into one emuezzlor. and ihat om bczzler were lo eat that co l fish; and if w o could tlicn extradite turn b> making so much war as might be represented by tiie touch bole of a revolutionary horse pistol, our voice would atill be for peace. bright hits. The beat weather for hav making—When it rains pitchforks.— Kmlitcku stole Journal, It is never too late to mend; but a man can not. exnecl to have a button sewed on much after midulght--*- \tic O leone Picayune. “I’ve changed my boarding house.” re marked l.iglithead to a friend. Eve got a room on tbe top floor, and they charge me $lO a week.” “Ton dollars a week ? I wouldn't pay It ” “Idon’t intend to,” replied Lighmead.— Xe ic Yji A So n. Oi k correspondent writes that the outfit of the “Forty Thieves,” recent v revived with lavish splendor in Loudon, cost Jioo.oou. This is a large sum, but it is only $1,500 tor each thief. It Isn’t a patch to what forty New t ork \ Idermcu would cost. —ilufal * Commer cin' Ai/uertig.r. Pittshuru Tramp—Madam, if you’ll fill me up wi'li a good dinner I’ll saw some wood. I’ui willin’ to work. woman ’shortly)—You know very well we burn nothing but natural gas. Tramp—Well, gimme siittiin’ to eat. an’ I’ll luru on *l.o gas for you,— Harper’* Peiear. The latest acquisition to a dime museum is a man wno baa spiral neck, shaped some thing like a corkscrew. It is supposed that be sat in a iheatro behind a high iiat and ,1 wtkied his neck out of shape in trying to got a glimpse of tile stuge. ft is a wonder there are not more such “freaks.”—A orristoun Herald. One of our school teachers was endeavoring to explain to a small boy In her class the meaning of the word “collision.” she said: "Sin pose two bovs running on the street should come together real hard, what would there be?” “A light.” responds i the little fellow loudlv and with astonishing prompt ness, and the teacher gave it up.— Ban j*r Commercial. A Boston man who was looking for a “spec” in tne new mineral range of tlie Lake Supe rior district found ICO acres of desirable loca tion held by a widow, and when he asked her price -lie queried: • ’Married or siugle?” ‘‘Married, ma’am.” ”Theu you can pass on. I've had Iwo hus bands runaway from me. and lost three chil dren by death, and I’m holding this as a bait for something tbat wears breeches aud will call uie darling.— Wall Street Seu.:. PERSONAL. Gkoruk W. Childs is now permitted by bis physician to spend one hour every other day at bis office. Dan Rice, the veteran circus clown and teuiperuuce lecturer, has fallen into bad hab its in Cincinnati. Gen. Grant’s uncle. Samuel Simpson, is dying at his home near Bantum, Clermont county, N. Y He is Hi years old. Lord Wolselev’s brother is a squatter in Australia, aud oue o, the jollie-t fellows in the world, as the majority of squatters are. .Miss Emma I.azarus, the weil-known mag azine writer, is in very poor health in Lon don. Her friends are quite anxious about her. Accorping to a Washington correspondent Mrs. Logan h is bad to pay more than *3O on telegraph charges on messages of condolence received tpe few days after the General’s death. Dr. O'Reilly, of tbe army, the President’s physician, is a very popular man socially. His manner of introducing callers at the White House when he acts as marshal is said to be superb. The ill-fortune of tbe Empress Josephine is attributed by superstitious people to the fact ihat she was excessively fond of pea dgk.-.' leathers as oruameuis and nearly afways wore them. I.OTTa, who acknowledges having wrestled with rather Time for at least forty rounds, has never preteude 1 to keep track of the irn pressionabte young meu throughout tbecoun try who imagine her to be still lti. Jay Gould has a brother. Abraham Gould, who has never been beard from until lately’ He IS supply agent of the Ml-soun Pacific rat road at St. Louis, and is described as a pleasant and unostentatious citizen. D. L. Moody s 50 years old to-day, ana some of In- friends have been eudeax oritig to raise a memorial fund for the endowment oi tin* N orthfleid and M unit Herman schools, as a fitting celebration of tbo anniversary. Gen. Bort. anolk was the son or poor ad vo ate at Sautes and a beautiful Eugli.h --w mac, and in Ids boyhood was as vain and tlieiuru al a-now. He would often go with out In* lunch in order io save money for the purchase of lemon-ooiored kid gloves. It is *sid Wilson Barrett’s loss of the Princess’ Theatre, iu London, w hirh has been lea-ed by Grace Haw home f..r a year, is grieving : ' ! m eon-(durably. an l it ■ w al most certain that iie will uot resume bis career as a manager m tue English metropo lis. Tiie “tory is started in the newspapers that Bou llut cr, wl o ii an gad Mum ford in New Or eaii.- for hauling uotvu Hie American Mag in lMii, found ; is widow su straiteredcirciiiu stiim es alter the uar amt secured her a good clerkship in the Interior Department iu Washington. Gi stAvrs Adolphus ScßOaos has a Michael Angelo Tmn.irsn sound, but tin* man thus hand.' apped at mr* h did Ins best io live up io his name. Gen. beroggs proved io lie one ol ilit* most gallant oHirers of the w,r. and was much res cclei in Buffalo, w here he died a tew days ago. Col. Mossy is said to be building up a handsome law pro tne in Sin Francisco, and he lias recently n.adc a contra *t to oe iver a serie-of eci lire* on the war, whu*h will pay him $16,010. He is now luisv iu the prepara tion ot an artic c ou tbs battle of Gettv-burg. which lie uys u> going to prove "a bomb* shell." Bisho Pori t. of New York, who reached London on In av from Italy, has arranged with he Vrehhishou of Canterbun for an interest rg ncoiorial service celebrating the one luiiHiicdtli anniversary of the consccra ton of ihe :.r-t Hishopof New York, w . . Ii took place at Lamb th P dace on Feb. t. 17-;. It is hoped that the Archbishop of Canter bury will prepare an appropriate discourse. Blot.it/. tu;; Gkeat, who hobnobs with kings and kaisers aud supplies the London Times with news from Paris often ol tiio mo-t eurpri-ing tiarueter. la duel area by Ills friend, Freest Daudet. to be a native of Moravia, in religion a Roman Catholic, and by name *>p pen tie Blown/. The current impression lias been that he is a German Jew. named Levi Oppert. but this is denouueed by it. Daudet iu> a base lilad. In his memoirs Mr. Grevlllo records the fa l that the ijueen was very fondof herein, dreu, but si ier in her manner and *i strict disc pliuartan iu her famuy. The Prince of Wales, he goo- on. iscxircmelr sh and iimid wiiii very good principles, and pariiciilarly an exact observer of Hie truth. "I write th because it will nereafu*r le curiOus to see liow tne bey grows up and what son of per formances follows this promise, though 1 all ill not live to see it.” Gcoroe K. dims, tue l.ngiish playwright an t story-writer, has received nearly SIDO.uc/ from Ids p ivs produced in the United Matos dunug Die past five year*. He has an inter est In a London newspaper winch pays mm huudsomely, un i hisstor.es always command good prices from the publishers, lie i* now in Algie s working oil a now romance. He has tpc peculiar faculty id tming able to keep two or three -criui stories gome at the .ante time, chuuatug froth one to lac othar for rest. Tbs Charming Creole’s First Rail, From the Pets Orleans Picayu/n.e. 11 was in tbe dress! g-room when the errand •■all was alwm to como to an end, and sleepy maid-wore wrapping up beanlirul gills In w *‘!te opera ■ ; iak aud fierrey bpod-, that Oirmpo rushed in. All the dew of onth wa in In* r bonny eyes. Her red lips smiled, her ill he form was all aquifer. It was her first ball. She saw Artbeinise, and rushed over to l.is- her—ss young girls Kisseaeti other, "lib,” said Olyrnoe, clasning her palm- and rolling tier heavenly eyes heavenward, "Oil, mon ■lieu! 'rut I have amuse myself thlz night! i have been -o gay—l have been bo happy 1” "Ves’r 1 What did ou do?” asked Arthe mtsc. ‘‘Mo? Oh. I got out to supper with my papa, I danco one dance with my cousin Albert, I dance seaz dance with ir.v brother Jules, an' then—l sit by rnv mamma!” The Sliver Bridge. The sunset fadesgilong the shore. And fades behind yon rosy reach of sea; Night fal's again, but ah I no more, Ni more, no more, * My love returns to me: " be lonely moon builds sort and slow Her silver bridge across tho main. But him who sleeps tho wave below Love wait* in vain— All. no, ah. no. He never comes again. But while some night beside the see 1 watch, when sunset’s red has ceased to burn, That silver path, and sigh, "Ah, me, Ah. me, ah, me. He never will return.” If. on that bridge of rippling light, His homeward leet should find their way, 1 should not wonder at the sight, Bu t only say, "Ah. love, my love, 1 knew i ou would uot stay.” —Eheabeth Akers. Mr. Dawes and the Anuy Contractor. from the Boston J nmol. Even in the serious business or Investiga ting government contracts during the war there were occasional g,earns of humor. It was iu the matter oi k large purchase of horses which on their arrival at the supply depot had been condemned, that a member of Congress, who was a friend of the implicated official, argued earnestly ihat tiie horses were all right when tliev left tbe place where they were bought, aud that they must bavo been rendered unlit lor service solely by the long journey to the supply depot. Mr. Dawes, of the Investigating Committee, who was condm ting the examination, inquired with a queer twinkle in Ills eyes: "How l ng a time did this journey occupy V” “I don’t know exactly, but a gooff while.” "Well,” said Mr. Dawes, "about bow many years, say?” “How many years? What do you mean by such a question as that?” “W by you say tho horses wore sound and young when they started, and became unlit lor service dunug the journey. It must have taken a long time., because nearly the whole lot were condemned for being over bl veils old!” Lovers of Port. From the ntlon Truth. There is very little in the recentlv published “Life of Lord Shaftesbury” about his lather, the s xtb Earl, who was' chairman of the committees in the House of Loids for some forty years. That nobleman was distinguished for his fondness for port wine—as rough and as strong as n could be bought—and it was a question which was the largest consumer, himself. Lord Eldon or Lord Stoweli. During the session Lord E dou, then Chancellor, in variably dined in his private room in the House of l ords on mutton chops, and when Lord Shaftesbury was on duty he always joined him. Lord E don’s regular allowance at this meal was three pints of oor;, and when Lord Shaftesbury shared tbe meal with him oottles were substituted. The remarkable fact was that when they returned to the H *u e. after an absence of three-quarters of an hour, nobody woo and have supposed that either had tasted anything stronger than spring water. When Lord Eldon and lord Stoweli dined together at a Temple coffee house in earlier days they invariably consumed six bottles of port, aud tbe one "lived to 94 and the other to 87. Kissing. From, the Washington Law Reporter. In a recentcasea gentleman complains that when his proposal ot marriage was accepted the young lady did not return his kiss. Dur ham vs. Durham P. O. P., S3. But what is a kis-? a-ked a paper lately; and then replied, the question can only be answered by expe rience, and quoted a case in winch tbe J udge of the County Court of Lambeth, England, held th.it a kiss was not a legal consideration. A surgeon in Lambeth kissed a workingman’s wife; the husband valued the sweetness taken at j£s, audthesurgeon gave an I. O. U. for that amount. A month after date an action was brought upon this document, but the Judge promptly ruled there was no consider ation and gave a verdict tor the amorous son of .Esculapius. Did this lay down a general principle, or is every case to be dec ded upon its merits? Certainly they are kisses and kisses. 30 Alb. Law J., 81. A kiss has fre quently been held to be an assault, and it is sometimes a source of substantial damages. Miss Crocker sued a railway company be cause one of the conductors had kissed her in the car; aud she recovered a verdict ol f 1,000 upon tbe ground that it is a carrier’s duty to protect its Dassongers against ail the world. Crocker vs. C. O. X. W railway, 86 Wia., 657. Matters and Tbiugs that Are Talked About. Of Riddleberger’s latest freak, frankly re porting executive sessions in violation of ins oath, Curtis speaks at some lengib in ihc luter Ocean, aud then says: "seuator Kid dleiierger complains that no motion he ever made lias been adopted, no bill be has iutro ffiieod has passed; that he is made the victim of the rules of the Senate, and, no matter who is in the chair, he is always declared out of order. ‘•The surest way to got a bill passed, Mr Ridd eberger savs. is for him tooppose it, and the most certain way to defeat one is for bun to give it a demonstration of support. He says he has been ignored in the committee r,*oms and in the Ncuate; has been m.-ill led repeatedly: has been cut on the street bv bio fellow Senators, w no take every possible way to show him disre-pect. He sa\ s he has never been inside the residences of any of lus >emt torial colleagues and lias only been invited to one of them, senator Palmer ouce asked him to a dinner party, which be was obliged to decline becau-e he does no; own a dress coat and is too poor to buy one. “There is a great deal of truth in wuat Scn ator Biadlebergcrsajs, and ihe other isena tur? leet quite as mortified about it as ho doe-. He is ignored, and for whai ihey cou-id ergood reasons. He has made i; impossible .or them lo associate with him or invite him to their homes, aud ho would not go if he were invited. He is one of the few men who have shown disrespect for the President by reins* ing invitations to a Stale dinner, which, like an ntitau *n from a king, is considered a command.” Kxacting About Hie Prvildent. W itfh in jton Letter fo the Independent, The President ha? no hour* that anybody is bound to respect, lu this connection I am reminded of a little uuiient to President Arthur s term, lie and the Whito House were ttll in the six month-* of mourning lor (•artield, s* that there were no public recep tionsor dinners, but friends and member* of c o gress could come at nine and after in the evening Mint bring friends to be introduced and -cc the President, and there were also srua I private dinner* of eighteen and twenty miO't-'. \ Certain member of Congress took two or three friends and myseif 10 be pre seined. Wo we e u-hered iuto the lied room, and found other* also waiting, Mr. Justice MTier an# his wife and iwo or three u • b ib< m. nn c waited thn of au hour. The dinner whs evideuuy ovei; through itK doors we caught sight’of the giuv! *, strolling about thn halls aud talking .so President was with them, however, aud we learned from a functionary who hovered around us atlnterva s that the President had lett the taole to see somebody from Illinois a'-ont au appointment; but we were assured that he would be in noon. The patience of •Justice Mil er gave way at iast under ho strain, and he went away with his party. Wc said: us give nun ten inmu e* more, then if he docs not come wc will go." The ninth of the ien was ebbing blowlv ; a young lady *.f the party turned dc.-patringh from the chimuev mirror, where she tiad been—lo. king at tVic reflection of the opposite* wall undoubtedly—rnd there w.s cgene al movement fo rise, when suddenly the Presi dent appeared—before the young lady had quiie turned her back on the minor. romc bodv was uudiplomattc enough to mcntiou, in the conversation which followed, that Jus tice Miller had g *nc away because he could not wait any longer. The eve* of the Presi dent glowed with a *har li’ltle burst of an ger, “Nobody waits for the President," taUl he. 1 must see every man who want* to catch a tram in time to get home lo bis wife over | Sunday, but nobody . a sf rinc " li was a hr -t little inr*’. He said no I mrc, and 1 mined lately became th- agreeable, ! pleassn* gent lent hi tie w.ia. out it lifted the corner of ihe veil which lies over our live?. 1 toll that I had unconsciously tx*en allowed I to got a gluni* e of the trial? and the work which he bad aire idv begun to ilnd in the first I sU mould* oi M 4 .ue a> '.Ac V\ b.ta Hou^e. ITEMS OF INTEREST. *an Francisco boast* of bavin* 800 young ' unniarrrfri women, each and one of whom is lieirftfes to at least The mnonn* of oapual ami capital stock pul into new industrial enterprises in the s, ulh Uu/iusr ISO ik reported l the Chicavro •louruul at l V,\ UO.oOO as ugaiuat Wi.OUM.O :n 13*3. f>c John O. Snyder, the imdiara farmer who for two ye&rsbas been walking because tie is uot comfortable when be keeps stil , has a* laat decide 1 to put his. curious disease to ac count. ttuti hab hired out to a Chicago d.iue muse um. A >ew Yoke housekeeper writes that she has a uiftid servant now working for IK a mouth who has several thousand doliar* in railroa l stock, which ahe bus accumulated biie reads the news, dresses well and does Kood work, rroin scrubbing to cooking or sewing. Buffalo ha* a citizen who deals in second hand gravestones. He buva old ones, erases the letters, and engraves new inscriptions to order. “Lots of people seem to warn o sell,’ he is reported as raying, “and plenty of otliers are willing to buy wheu they can get a good article so cheap.” A company has been formed to dredge the Carson river, in Nevada, for quicksilver ami amalgam. Eighteen miles of river bed have been located. It is estimated that iO per cent, of the bullion product of the Comstock mint s has flowed as tailings into the Car son river and that at the least. *40,000,000 will be recovered. The Catholic clergy of the Philadelphia diocese have received orders from Archoishop Kyan to instruct thechoirs of their respective cuur lien tna' no music not especially written for the ch.n h shall be sung a' any church service. All operatic music aid many popu ar compositions which nave been adapted to the words of the service wiil be bautsked. “There were but lew soldiers in the war,’ said Capt, Campbell,* who were not card players, and they nearly uil ilked to own a deck, but >hoy had a dread of being killed w ith a deck <>u their person. Whe ever wt hcani the cannons begin to bom and theguns of the picket men begin to clatter, we knew that a battle was coming, and you would see men b* the hundreds drawing their carls iron* their pockets aud throwing them along Lite road.” A late minister to China a few years ago at one of his earliest dinners at P, kin heartily relished a certain dish, aud, desiring to ascer tain of what it was composed, poiuted to hi?* emptied plate and sain inquiringly to the p g tuiied attendant: “Quack, quack, quack Ihe Celestial shook ms bead and grinning \ replied: **Bow-wow, bow-wow, bow-wow !** imitating as wed as iie could, to tbe horror of the Miui&fer. the bark of a dog. OF the Greeley supporters of 1872 Massa chusetts ha* chosen from among thorn mem bers of Congress, a State treasurer, a Presi dent of the Senate, a Governor of the com monwealth, and incumbents of many minor positions of importance, and the Collector of the port of Boston and the l ulled Mutes Marshal lor the Springfield district have been taken from their ranks. '1 hishas been plain ly not one of ilie unforgivable sins iu politics. The queerest thing in Boston :s the recent sale of a church without the tower, which latter is retained by the man who became the bu >er under a mortgage. The reason is timi ii is man thought that those who bought the church did not have sufficient sethetic taste to prevent their tearing down the toner. Heme he keeps for himself about twenty square feet of land on which the tower i built and deeds all the rest of the land with the church building lo the new congregation. The great Chicago Opera House is now said to be as good as an accomplished fact. The design of the building has been fixed, and over $2,000,u00 a.-sured, with $750,000 pledged. The edifice will be ten stories high aud wni be surmounted by a tower 300 feet high. The auditorium on all ordi ary occasions will seat.s,ooo people, but the capacity cau be en larged to 8.000 for conventions and other pub lic gatherings, lhe stage wiil be 70 by 120 leet, dimensions which are only surpassed by by those of La Scala, at Milan. A collection has been made of the books and papers of George M. Bartholomew, the Hartford defaulter. Says the Hartford Times: “There are all sorts of documents in the collection, which represents an ‘infinite variety’ of tluaucial and business projects, from Boston, Haruord and fc.rie to coal and mining enterprises— the whole lot being of sufficient magnitude to fortify a dozen mil lionaires against want, if the documents represented anything in value proportioned lo their bu k and weight. They are uot avail able &seet* as they are, but they are interest ing relics of a crowded business career whose risks and responsibilities were enough to break down a dozen ordinary men ” A curious story was told in the Stratford, Eng., police court, when a gypsy named Louisa Guuibreli was charged with being con cerned with her husband in kidnapping and detaining since 1884 a boy named Frederick Russell. It u peared that on the August bank, holiday in that year the boy, thon oulv ten years old, w< u: to Wansiead ’Flats to see the shows, and from that time till saturdav last his father saw nothing of him. Then the father accidentally came upon him in Wool wich ca ryii.g a baby which the prisoner came up and owned. The lad gave evidence as lo bis being detained by the gypsies, taken about hopping, also to race meetings, aud prevented from going back to his home. When in the civilized world Mr. Henry M. Stanley smokes six cigars a day. In Africa he uses a pipe and mild tobacco, which he finds a solace and an aiu to concentration of miud. On one of his journeys down the Con go, :is he was about to enter a dangerous country where he kuew a light was inevitable, he told his men to make ready and then lit Ins pipe and settled down for a live minutes' quiet smoae before the battle. Ten minutes later they were a:l lighting for their livesand the batllelaste i lor hours. He did not begin to smoke until he was 25 aud did not master a pipe until he was 30. Livingstone, it is re membered, never smoked. Cordon was a most inveterate smoker, and win n he went on ms la-t journey to Khartoum 10,000 cigar ettes formed an important part of his u..g £age. COUNT von BEU3T speaks very favorably, in hts memoirs, of the Orleans family. One day the King invited the young diplomatic to dinner at M. C.oud. “At such a family dinner,” the Count relates, “the K ug was quite bourgeo s. and did his own curving: a lank to wmch, however, Louis l*hi! ipue oi whom one might -ay *qu’il savuit mieiix traucuer :e difficidles que les viandes’, Ha noi equal, as shown by an accident which fortunately did not have any serious conse quences for me. A p ate of hum being passed round, a second pic e elunsr :o the one i tool, ami fell into the iap of the Queen, wlnvsat next to me, without her noticing it. But 1 kept my presence oi nnud aud ce.z and the nrst opportunity, wi.eu tbe Queen wa looking the • ttier way, of neiz.ng me piece of haul aud hiding it in my pocket.” A well-known Kn'qlish oouildeuce man known as ••(jentleman Mark,” a ms Mark King, it is a-aerted, recently s sindieil a wed known scientist of Ph ladelphia out of llu.oo in gold. King pretended that he had learned a secret in M x.co by which god cid I be extracted from ordinary graui.e roca by the ue of gold coin and a liquid compoiind. He made several experiments, all <f who h pro duced wonderim results Tne scieut.*i be c line so excited that ue went to his bank and <lrew out f lo.i 00 in g Id an i turned it over lo King, wh placed :. u< u-ual. in scv rai jar? containing * ue rock aud which wr duly Haled Shortly tficrA ard| Kng de camped. ”and When the scientist proceeded lo re mo ns the.-eal* fr <a übe jars he fotud ihai lb. re iH'iu fa *e cups to them, wiuch iiad al lowed li.ug n opportunity of removing al lu* gold pieces. The Indians, who posses* thfc faculty of connecting names with ldilaA, n.TTC nfck named ‘'.r John A. for the reason that fa-, i* uncustomed to put peopie off. Mr John was *y> Attach the counter purl of Ui-rueii iltrti vm f m i>73 the i uua <llau l ory 4V tmer upou tne Hr*t.?h l- rv Premier the la* te; w*ff* gc*tall> startled, .n. wavn ** and g.Ug'<l huu menially as Wvil a puysica.iy remarked that im might ,■ hi- long-lost twin brother. Mr .John * g it of waking re*-paper cariespondcnis lie g.vuathcin news .* very givat. one. an eminent ec lesia-.ic came iron, a dlatanee to o tain from him i'u appoint mem lor his ucoht w. 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