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Vfnion No. 188,
Specia l Notices—Bill of Fare for Lunch
<At Merchants’ Exchange.
Hotel—Putnam House, Palatka, Fla.
Auction Sales—Pavilion Hotel Building,
Morses, Buggy, Harness, etc., by J. McLaugh
,‘Jin A Son.
Potatoes— C. M. Gilbert ft Cos.
T^JWl^vLamps—At Silva’s.
Etc —Power ft Mo
. Cheap Column advertisements— Help
("Wanted; For Kent; For Sale; Lost; Personal;
! Mardi Gras Carnival —S., F. *W, B’y.
£Excurs*B rickets.
i Amusements—Hbea at the Theatre.
Steamship Schedule— Ocean Steamship
The Cape Cod ship oanal opens a glo-
Vrlous prospect for Boston lawyers.
It is evidsnt that the career of the dl
*ine Patti is bomb proof. Cranks cannot
>end it with dynamite.
. The boodle Aldermen of New York are
proving to be very costly Aldermen to
That city in more ways than one.
kThe New York World is so anxious to
et itself noticed that it resorts to slug
ging matches in its editorial rooms.
In vetoing so many private pension
11)1118 the President is trying to give the
Ytruly worthy a chauce to get what they
tare entitled to.
People in New York think $5 a ton a
rt>retty high price for coal, but at present
(that article commands S6O a ton at Fort
Menton on the Missouri river.
Gov. Foraker, of Ohio, is extremely
Lanxious to be renominated lor Governor,
Jand bis party doesn't seem disposed to
gratify him. He got ripfi too early in his
The railroads leadiug to Florida are
'.going to a great deal of extra expense to
iprovide additional accommodations for
the travel. This does not look as if travel
were falling off.
There isn’t a cent in the treasury of
Indiana with which to pay the members
[of the Legislature. If they should strike
;lt is probable that the people wouldn’t
feel bad about it.
The New York Tribune wants to know
If Smith M. Weed, of N <w York, will suc
ceed Mr. Manning as Secretary of tbe
As nobody seems able to an
swer the question, the Tribune will have
to hold on to it and await events,
tbat llr. Gould has re-
a new winking sun.
It is not improbable that Dr. Gould is
slightly mistaken, and that instead of a
winking sun he has discovered Henry
Watterson’s star-eyed goddess who ap
jp. ars to have gotten considerably off her
Vase lately.
Senator Ingalls’ bitter tongue has
caused many of the .Senators to give him
a wide berth in debate, but tbe chances
are that at last be has met his match.
Susau B. Anthony is after his scalp, and
she will make the Senator’s life misera-'
bit- Her tongue isn’t as bitter as his,
but it is tireless.
In tbe interest of Congressmen it is as
serted that although the interstate com
merce bill prohibits tbe railroads from
issuing free passes there is nothing to
• prevent the railroads from inviting Con
gressmen to accept a free ride. It seems
that Congressmen were careitil to leave a
loop hole for the dead-head business.
The New York Star says that the
friends oi the river and harbor bill are
afraid that the large additions which the
Senateis likely to make to the bill will
lul jobs alone, and grant increased appro
priations in the few meritorious oases
like the Savannah harbor improvement,
the bill will not be imperiled.
it can be assumed as certaiu that Rep
resentative Morrison is not melancholy
these days because he was chiefly lustre
mental in having Gen. Sparks made Com
missioner of the General Land Office.
Sparks has a bad temper but he has a
clear conscience, and that Is much more
{ban can be said of some of the officials
who linger as remnants of the late regime.
Reports are getting into circulation
that tbs Civil Service Commissioners are
not getting on very well together. Tbqrc
is a good deal of talk about “ijr r3F' l^ n
and “strained relations," etc. Apjn
cante lor places on this commission
to be examined with respect to their
tempers and dispositions before appoint*
jnents are made. Quarreling Commie*
■loners do not set a good example.
Senator Miller and Representative Mis
took have got to cracking jokes together
again, and it is, thereiore, fair to presume
that they are not so mad with each other
that they will tell any tales out of eohool.
It there was boodle used In the New York
Senatorial contest the fact will hardly
reach the public in an authentic shape.
These Republican fellows light bard, but
they don’t squeal unless too closely eor
It will probably be quite late in the
season when the City Council consents
to donate Reynolds square, or any other
square, to the government for a publio
building site. The government ie rich
enough to buy a site. It buys sites in
.other cities when it wants them, and ‘it
will probably have to buy one in this
city. The publio squares are the city’*
R has sued of all it has.
Anti-Saloon Legislation.
It is worthy of notice that the Prohibi
tionists and the advoeates of high license j
are very active this winter, and they are
doing some very effective work at the ,
capitals of many of the States. On Wed
nesday the Legislature of Pennsylvania
passed a bill submitting the question of
establishing prohibition in that Scale by
a constitutional amendment, and a day
or two ago the same sort of a bill svas
passed by the Legislature of Alabama.
The New York Legislature Is seriously
discussing a license bill placing the
liquor license at SI,OOO, and the Minne
sota Legislature has just passed a bill
making the liquor license In that State
The above are only a few of the State
Legislatures which have taken hold of the
liquor question this winter, but they are
sufficient to show that the question
can no longer he rogarded as one ol sec
ondary importance.
The temperance people have all along
made two great mistakes, which they
now seem disposed to avoid. One is that
they have teen too violent, and the other
Is that they have dragged the temperanoe
question Into politics. W nils they sought
to persuade people to Join the te'mperance
cause they were moderately successful.
Appeals to reason were listened to, and
were effective, but when they sought to
drive people into accepting prohibition
they aroused an opposition that was muoh
too strong to be overcome, or even to
make headway against. The weak places
in the temperance armor were found and
attacked, and some of the weaknesses of
the weak auvocates of temperanoe were
mercilessly ridiouled.
The effort to make temperance play a
part in politics has been also a failure.
The Prohibition party has nowhere met
with a great deal of success, and is not
likely to. The fact is reoognized that sel
fish men seek to make temperanoe serve
their purposes, and hence even strong ad
vocates of temperanoe refuse to ally
themselves with a Prohibition party.
Both the Democratic and Republican
parties are not slow to recognize a senti
ment In favor of temperance, and both
are ready to respond to Us demands.
They are both alrald to offend the tem
perance people, and, henoe, it is not a
difficult matter to seoure temperanoe
legislation. They are ready to fight the
Prohibitionists as a party, but are quite
ready to welcome them as allies. The
temperanoe people are now very general
ly working inside of party lines, and that
is why there is so much anti-liquor legis
lation this winter. They are profiling by
their past mistakes. In some localities
high license is demanded and in others
prohibition. Both lead toward the same
point, however, viz: The restriction of
the liquor business.
Secretary Manning’s Retirement.
Now that Sepretary Manning has been
elected to the presidency of a great bank
ing institution in New York—which, it is
understood, he will accept—the Republi
can papers will no longer insist that he is
aphysioalaud mental wreck. There is
every reason to think tbat his mind is as
clear and strong as ever it was. His ad
mirable answer to tbe request of tbe
House Committee on Foreign Affairs for
his views of the House and Senate meas
ures relative to the fisheries trouble,
shows that he has lost none of his mental
vigor. This answer, in all probability,
will be the basis of legislation upon this
subjeot. It evidently has the approval
of the administration, and It commends
itself to the common sense of the country.
It not only maps out clearly our rights
under existing treaties, but points out a
way for securing them.
Tbe draft of tbe bill whioh he present
ed in bis answer differs somewhat from
the bill passed by tbe Senate, and is more
emphatic in tone. He wants the admin
istration to have the power to olose places
of entry by land and sea, so as to prevent
trade intercourse with Canada if Canada
continues to refuse to American fisher
men the rights to which they are clearly
entitled. His desire is not retaliation.
That he deprecates. If hat he aims to do
is to compel England to arbitrate the dif
ferences between the two countries. That
England '’oes not now seem disposed to
do. She has put her own interpretation
upon the treaties, aud she will stand by it
unless forced, by somesucb proceeding as
is proposed, to take a different course.
The administration will miss Mr. Man
ning, and while it is possible to And men
who can manage the Treasury success
fully, there are comparatively few who
possess his excellent judgment and sound,
common sonse.
Justice for Chinamen.
The liouse has not passed a bill this
session that is more in accordance with
the demands of justice than the one it
passed Tuesday appropriating $147,748 to
pay the losses of the Chinamen who were
maltreated by the mob at Rock Springs,
Wyo., in 1886. It is gratifying that
there was so little opposition to its pas
sage. The Senate should pass it without
The Chinese government is always
prompt to pay damages sustained by
American citizens, or other foreigners, in
China by tbe unlawful acts of its citizens,
and in tbat respect it has set a good ex
ample to the governments of more civil
ized nations. The attack of the mob
upon Chinamen at Hock Springs was not
exousable from any point of view. The
Chinamen had done no one any harm,
fifL* n ot committed any crime. Tuev
jkwe 'maltreated and their property de-
SKfroyed simniy because they were willing
to work for such wages as they could get.
li any one of tbe mob was ever punished
for his unlawful acts the laot has not
reached this part of the world. The gov
ernment ought not only to makegood to
the Chinamen all that they lost, but it
ought to take ateps to have tbe perpetra
tors of the outrages upon them punished.
It is bound to see that the law* ure prop
erly enforced in the territory in which it
hll! juri(!yotion.
Attorney General Garland has decided
that letlor-carrler* are not entitled to the
benefit* of the eight-hour law because
they are not mechanics, clerks or labor
ers, and hence do not come within the
provisions of the eight-hour law, A bill
is pending in Congress to amend the law
so as to make it appiyto them. The Leg
islature ol New York has lnotructed its
members of Congress to urgs the passage
ol this bill at once. The chances are that
letter-carriers in a little while will have
to “tote” their burdens only eight hours
a day.
The Artesian Wells.
The determination of the City Couneil !
to, supply the city with artesian water, j
it Is safe to say, is heartily and generally \
approved. Oniy one fault is tound with j
tne river water, and that is that' it is
hardly fit for drinking purposes until it is
filtered, ami It s quite objectionable for j
bathing purposes lor a considerable part j
of the time. If there is any sewage in ;
It the amount is so small that It Is almost
impossible to detect it by an analysis.
The artesiau water Is clear and pure,
and an analysis by one of the best chem
ists in the country shows It to be very
wholesome. In a very few months, if the
work of sinking the wells nrogresses as
rapidly as expected, the water supply of
the city will be free from any ground of
complaint. No other city in the country
will have better water, and few will have
as good.
Although there is a deficiency In the
budget, the Council was about unanimous
In favor of completing the water improve
ment, because it knew that public senti
ment would sustain any reasonable ex
penditure for that object. No doubt some
way wll( be found to make good the de
ficiency. When the water supply is from
artesian wells the fact will not be for
gotten that the city is largely indebted
for pure, clear water to ex-Alderman
The Herald’s Good Word for Sa
One admirable characteristic of the
New York Herald is that while reaching
every part of the whole oountry it is al
ways ready to lend a helping hand to pro
mote the Interests of any eeotion. A
lewdayaagotheMoKNiNG News pointed
out the advantages which this city pos
sesses for distributing throughout the
North and West the fruits of the Bay
Islands and Central America. Tha steam
ships of the Savannah, Florida and West
ern railway now run from Tampa to Ha
vana, and a superb map which that rail
way has recently published, seems to in
dicate that it intends soon to send its
steamships further South and grasp a
part of the Central American trade.
The Herald, commenting on the article
in the Morning News, says: “Our
esteemed contemporary, the Savannah
Morning News, of Feb. 4, in pointing
out the vast increase within two or three
years of the trade of New Orleans with
Central America and the adjacent Bay
Islands, urges that Savannah, too, might
profitably engage in this trade by way of
the Savannah, Florida and West
ern railway. Why not? Savan
nah is a beautiful and flourishing
oity, and. with the development of the
new South, is destined to be more beauti
ful and flourishing than ever. There is
no doubt that in the manner indicated,
with Tampa and Havana as touching
points, and especially in the fruit trade,
Savannah might be made a distributing
centre lor a considerable portion of the
South and Southwest, and in a measure
for New Yprk also.”
There is a great deal of capital in this
city that ia seeking investment. Let Sa
vannah’s citizens show their appreciation
ot their city, and their confidence in its
future, by investing in enterprises that
will help to make it more prosperous.
There Is here and there a newspaper in
Canaaa which appears to be edited oy a
man of sense. The Herald, of Montreal,
for instance, says: “Here were Cana
dians at scores of maritime ports with
thousands of tons of ice for sale and no
other market lor it; with tens ot thou
sands of dollars worth of produce and
lish for sale lying useless ou their bands.
There were tbe United States vessels
ready to buy and pay cash lor these sup
plies. But no trade, no barter, no com
munication between seller and buyer was
permitted. If this was according to
treaty, it was not in accord with common
sense; it was entirely opposed to the
commercial spirit of the present day.”
While there are newspapers in Canada
which talk sense, as the Herald does,
there is a much better prospect that our
interpretation of the existing treaty will
be aocepted than that war’ will result
from the misunderstanding about the
The Republicans will have control of
the Senate in the next Congress. As the
list now stands, and assuming that Mr.
Turpie will be admitted from Indiana,
tbat a Democratic Senator will be elected
In Florida in place of Mr. Jones, tbat
West'Virginia will choose a Democrat,
and that a Democrat will be elected in
New Jersey, tbe Democrats will have
thirty-seven Senators and the Republi
cans thirty-nine. The thirty-nine Repub
licans will include lliddleberger, who is
an uncertain quantity, and who might
become offended at the Republicans some
day and go over to the other side. That
would tie the Senate, He is not quite the
balance of power in the Senate, but he
can unbalance things there in a very un
comfortable way if he is so disposed. The
time is not distant, however, when the
Democrats will control the Senate.
There are some sensible decisions ren
dered in Massachusetts coui'ts. For in
stance, a day or two ago a tenant wag
awarded damages “for sickness oon
traoted through the bad sanitary condi
tion of the building he had rented.”
Every landlord who fails to keep his
houses in good sanitary condition and
yet exacts his rents promptly ought to be
made to suffer heavy damages lor any in
jury tbat may bo caused by his negli
The Mormon lobby is trying to prevent
the conference committee of the Senate
from agreeing on the anti-polygamy bill.
It is stated that the Church ot the Latter
Day Saints is neither poor nor stingy, and
that it will not lei the lull gel into the
President's hands If a mighty effort can
prevent It. Representative Collins, how
ever, wto is one of the conference com
mittee, says the lobby may do its host
hut it will not succeed in defeating this
The warlike attitude assumed by Sena
tors Beck aud Saulabury in tbo Senate
last Friday has been followed by greater
friendship than ever between tlieso emi
nent statesmen. Mr. Beck would have
to lie a pretty good marksman to stand
an equal chance with Mr. Saulsbury on
the Held of honor. The latter gentleman
barely casts a shadow. Like someuf Ins
undent maidens of New England, lie has
the “dry wilt.”
The newspaper war between France
and Germany having been fought to u
rest newspaper hostilities between Ger
many and Russia are bumg inaugurated.
An Agreeable Disaster.
From, the Philadelphia Inquirer (Rep.)
One of the most agreeable di-alters on rec
ord is the breaking down of the Senatorial
railroad attorney business.
Honest Thunder.
From the Philadelphia Time* ifnd. Dem.)
With the compliments of the season John
•Tames Ingalls is informed that he can’t steal
any nonest thunder from this administration
wbile Daniel Manning is around.
flow Ksßilal) Proposes to Help the La
boring Man.
From the Galoeeton Neire ( hem.)
Mr. Randall proposes to help the laboring
man by reducing the duty on hogs’ bristles.
Cheaper whisky ami tobacco would be ap
preciated, but not nearly so much as ability
to command a full outfit of bristles, espe
cially imported European hogs’ bristles.
The Panper Pension Bill.
Prom the Hew Haven Register (.Hem,)
It is a hopeful sign of the times to see the
entire press of the country united in opposi
tion to the pauper pension bill now awaiting
the action of the President. Despite tne
large majorities it received in both branches
of Congress, it has failed to find a single
newspaper defender, It is universally con
demned as an extravagant and unwarranted
“Goon mince meat will improve with
age.” says an exchange. Did you ever tackle
a railroad restaurant pio?—Vf. Louie Chron
The telephone girl resembles the pictures
ofsaiuts. There are al ways so many hellos
around her bead.— Pittebu g Chronicle-Tele
Lady—l should like to have my head
shaved, please.
Hair-ilresser—Your head shaved, madam?
Lady—Yes, I expect to go to tho theatre to
nigb:.—Harper's B.iaar.
In Southern Waters—Anxious Skipper—
The barometer lias fallen, sir.
Unnautlcal Sailorese—Never mind, captain!
Don’t feel so badly over it. We can get an
other when we get to Key West.— Tid-Bite.
Sunday School Teacher—Why was Solo
mon said to be the wisest man that ever lived?
Smart Pupil—’Cause he fooled 700 tuothers
in-law and pa says it takes a pretly.smart
man to get ahead of one mother-in-law.—
Jlewnmn Independent.
Bummer—l’ve paid a great deal of attention
tomlnil-reading. As an experiment—
Sharp Old Gentleman—l'm something of a
mind-reader myself. Your intention is to
strike me for a quarter, hut you won’t suc
ceed. — Harper'e Lao ir.
Gbanpma—Johnnie. I have discovered that
yon have taken more maple sugar than I gave
Johnnie—Yes, grandma; I’ve been making
believe there w as another little boy spending
the day with me.— Harper'. Bazar,
Frankness —Mistress—The coffee is so
Btrong this morning that it’s absolutely bitter,
Maid—Yis. ma’am. Th’polaceman an this
bate do be comphlaimn’ ay th’ wakeness av it
all winther, an’ durin’ th’ cowld wither cook
is afther humorin'th’poor divii a hit.— Tid-
A correspondent charges thaPSpies, in
marrying by proxy, usurps an exclusively
royai prerogative. As Anarchists hate Kings
and everything kinglike, a motive is thereby
suggested for the alleged plot to blow up the
Chicago jail (Spies usurped royal prerogative
and all) with Anarchist dynamite.— naeh
ington Star.
A Florida paper speaking of the new Sen
ator from that Stale.calls fora man ‘‘of broad
views and enlarged vision, who would know
no South Florida, East Florida, or West
Florida.” Well, what’s the matter with
Jones? That’s the kind of man he appears to
be. He knows no place but Detroit.— PU ila
delphia Inquirer. •
“I am going to make you a handsome
Christmas present,’ saida Wall street broker
to his coachman.
“Thank you, sir.” replied the coachman,
who expected something handsome.
“11! give you ail you have stolen from me
for the past year.”
“Thank you, sir; thank you. I hope all your
customers will treat you as liberally.”— Tex.ie
The Dyspeptic’s Desire.
He stood before a candy shop,
And viewed the goodies sweet,
But owing to dyspepsia’s rule
He dare no candy eat.
Then wished he long and wished he loud,
That some good-natured wizzard
Would kindly place beneath his vest
A. full-grown ostrich gizzard.
—Haneville Breeze.
When the Prinoe of Naples visited Leghorn
recently he took pains to call on Manlio Gari
baldi. who is a pupil in the Naval Academy
Anotheß effort is to be made by Bostoni
ans to get through Congress a bill appropri
ating {15.000 for the monument to Joseph
Warren, which was ordered to be erected by
Cougress many years ago.
Thomas Tiffany, of San Francisco, used
to wear as a scarf pin one of his lady love’s
false teeth elegantly mounted in gold. After
this it will not be surprising to learn that Mr.
Tiffany’s will ia contested.
Sarah Bernhardt, whose purse is always
as slim as her form, has received from her
numerous engagements since May last nearly
1,800,000 francs. What became of her money
she is unable to tell herself.
Asa result of his recent speech In favor of
woman suffrage. Senator Salnn receives a
score or more letters every dav from strong
minded wives anti aged single ladies with
proverbial cork-screw curls.
Aones Booth, ill from a severe cold that
threatened pneumonia, fainted ou the stage
of the Madison Square Theatre Saturday
night, but pluckily went on with the play af
ter being drenched with water.
Mmk. Mod.iesk a says she will not return to
Poland to live because she can do nothing
there, Russian tyranny is so great Site
wants to live where she can take au active in
terest in whatever is going on about her.
G asfard Pacacd, aged 27, Is a member of
the Canadian Parliament, with every i res
pect of attaining pr ominence in that body.
Two years ago he was a clerk in a Detroit
dry goods store on a salary of .$ per week.
John P. St. John is lecturing in the East
on “The Great Question of the Age.” bat lie
fails to toll bow much he received lor his can
vass in 1884 as an assistant Democrat, which
lathe only question concerniug him in which
the people arc interested.
Gen. Cassids M. Cray has publicly an
nounced himself ns a candidate for the Re
publican nomination for Governor of Ken
tucky, and claims for himself the distinction
of being the only farmer candidate in his
patty. Ail the others are lawyers.
The Regent of Bavaria is making his sons
learn useful trades. Prince Rupert, who will
probably be King some Ray, Is annrentlccd lo
a Munich wood turner, and works daily at
Ills bench. Prince Frauds is learning to paint
houses, and Prince Charles Is an industrious
market gardener,
Geokue Bancroft has a German body
servant who hus been with him since ho was
at Berlin. The servant wakes the historian
precisely at 7 o’clock ever, morning and pre
pares his clothes for him to put on, and un
hour later brings him his break ast, of which
the principal feature is line wheat bread.
1)r. Miller, who was sent on a diplomatic
mission in Mexico, lias already made seme
valuable disco vercs. lie explains that
pulque Is prone mood “poolke,” and tbat It
is a wnite, milkyish llitld that is already pre
pared from nature’s own distillery. ' It is
consumed by ail the people In prodigious
quantities, being capable of exciting, if not
intoxicating, those who drink it in large
Vut’NH Mr. Fair, son of Senator Fair, of
Nevada, cun boast, of the moil expensive
drunk on record when he tried to shoot nx-
ItcpresoHtatiVH Pago, of California, because
the latter refused to take a drink with him.
\ oilng Fair bail been promised a cool t1.n00,-
OliO if he would go lor a year wilhout drink
ing, and lisd scored up seven mouths of tbe
aliened time, nit the temptation to go on a
tear that would cost a round "million wa too
glittering for Ins little mind, mnl lie fell.
Mn. Gladhtonk, in his article on “ Looks
ley Hall and the Jubileu,” referred to the an
cient custom of the government of opening
private leliers at the post office whenever it
saw lit "'Tills bad practice,” he wrote, "has
died out.” It is a buy lie did not add that he
lnmsdf bud been the last Minister to indulge
In i lie "hud practice,” which he did, in spite
of PostmasterGeuerul Fawcett's rarnestop
position, as lately as Fetirii try, 1881. He at
that time opened and read all tne letters that
passed through the pest otllco for and from
three of the chief Irish leaders in Parliament.
How Mr. Westlnghouse is Spending
Some of His Millions.
George Westlnghouse, the great inventor,
of Pittsburg, spends considerable of his time
at the Windsor. He is a mast remarkable
man, in whose name 1,001) patents have been
issued. Besides creating some of the greatest
Inventions of the age—among them the
faihous railway air break—he is the first man
who made it safe to use natural gae. He is a
society leader, and the friend of almost all
charitable schemes. Mr. Westlnghouse man
ufactures htsown patents, and has establish
ments located in tue two continents which
give employment to nearly 4,000 men.
He is a native Of Schenectady, N.
Y., whero ins father was a manufac
turer. His father was well to do, and
gave liis son an education, he being a gradu
ate of Cornell College just previous to the
war, in which bo took part, at first as an en
gineer in the navy and afterward as a mem
ber of a New York rogiment. He went to
Pittsburg at the close of the war, where he
took out his first patent. His first great suc
cess, wnich rapidly made his fortune, was the
invention of the air brake. There was snoh
an enormous demand for these all over the
world that he was obliged in a few years to
locate works In London, in Paris and in Ger
many. He also invented a railroad signal
and switch Since then be has invested
largely in the natural gas and in the electric
lights. Aoout two years ego, ior one of his
great inventions, be was knighted by the
King of Belgium.
With all his millions, Mr. Westingbouse is
very plain and unassuming. His wife is a
New York lady. She was Sliss Margueritta
Estelle Walker, and they live in a palace just
outside Pittsburg called “Solitude," but the
name is certainly a misnomer, for it is famous
for the hospitality of its owners. Mrs. West
inghouse’s Friday receptions are famous all
over tho country and are attended by all the
leading people of Pittsburg, wbile her din
ners are the finest of any given in
Western Pennsylvania. Mrs. Westing
house is almost as remarkable for her in
tellectual qualities as her husband. While
visiting at the Windsor, a short time ago, she
met an Englishman and his wife whom she
bad known slightly in London. Sbe asked
thenrto visit her in Pittsburg. They said it
was impossible on account of other Important
engagements, and they on*y had the day to
spare. She insisted; they accepted and went
to Pittsburg on a special train. On arriving
tiiere they were astonished to find a sumptu
ous banquet already prepared for them. Mrs.
W'estinghouse bad telegraphed her orders
ahead, even to the engraving of the menu.
Another story which illustrates the lady’s
character is about the death of a favome
liorse. Sbe was greatly attached to the ani
mal. aud she was almost heartbroken when
be died. She had his skin stuffed at great ex
pense, aud it still stands in the stall, where
the lady visits It nearly every day that she is
at home. But the most remarkable act of
charity and enterprise happened wheir she
visited London a few years ago. She heard
that a young Pittaburg gentleman was very
ill iu a suburb, without succor or proper med
ical attendance, she did not know linn, but
that did not prevent her pity from being ex
cited, and sbe decided to have him brougttt to
London, where he could receive proper atten
tion. To do this she had a railroad built con
necting bis temporary residence with the
nearest railroad, and, in a special car, he was
removed with the utmost tenderness. The
young man was a member of an old and
"wealthy Pittsburg family, aiyl was on a tour
at the time he was overtaken by illness.
Woman's Rights.
From. the Washington Star.
A woman's rights: what do those words con
What depths of old-world wisdom do they
What is their real intent? Oh, sisters, say;
And strive in daily life their truth to teach.
The right to minister to those that need;
With quiet song the weary to beguiie;
With words of peace the hungry hearts to
And cheer the sad and lonely with a smile.
The right in other’s joys to And;
The right divine to weep when others weep;
The right to be lo all unceasing kind;
The right to wake and pray while others
Right to be noble,' right to be true.
Right to think rightly—and rightly to do;
Right to be tender, right to be just;
Right to be worthy of infinite trust.
To be the little children’s truest friend.
To know them in their ever-changing mood;
Forgetting self, to labor to the end
To be a gracious influence for good.
To be the ladies of creation’s lords.
As mothers, daughters, sisters or as wives;
To be the best that earth to them affords,
To be to them tbe music of their lives.
The right in strength and honor to be free;
In dally work accomplished, finding rest;
The right in “trivial round” a sphere to see;
Tue right, in blessing, to be fully blest.
Right to be perfect, right to be pure,
Right to be patieut and strong to endure;
Right to be loving, right lo be good—
These are the rights of the true woman
Tbe Brakouian’s Christmas Story.
From the Chicago Herald.
•‘Funny things occurred down at our house
Christmas,” said the brakeman. “I’m away
almost every night in the year, butChristmas
night I got a lay-oil' and staid home with the
wife and babies. Next door to us lives one of
the stingiest old codgers that ever was.
Wheeler is his name, aad everybody calls him
Stingy Wheeler. He is an old chap who has
no children and no friends, and who is said to
be worth a good deal of money. I’ve had a
good deal of sickness in mv house this winter,
and times have been right hard with us. It
was mighty little Christmas we had, I can
tell you.
“ ‘Well, there’s one thing we can say,
Henry,’said my wife to me, ‘and that is that
our house is not hard to warm. It beats all
the way coal does last us here. That half
ton you got a month ago isn’t nearly all gone
••‘That's the way coal last3 when there’s
nobody to steal it, as we had where we lived
last.’ I replied. ‘Now there's only one mqn
in this neighborhood I’d suspect of stealing
coal, and that’s Stingy Wheeler. I wouldn’t
trust that old codger very far.’
•“Neither would I,’ said rav wifo.
•• ‘That night, after we had got In bed, my
wife woke me, saying she was sure she heard
someone In this coal house.
‘••I believiiit'sold Wheeler,’ I said.
“Sodo I,’ my wife replied; ‘but be careful,
Henry, and don’t get into any trouble with
the old skinflint,' she added, as I hastily
dressed my-elf,
"Softly I tiptoed out to the coal house, and
sure enough there was a man there, hard at
work with a shovel. It was Stingy Wheeler,
and he was throwing coal from his bin into
mint!’ 1 ___________
Drawing a Dentist’* Rye Teeth.
from the Chinag > Herald.
“You believe in the Bible, do you not?”
asked a man with yellow hair to a Lincoln
street dentist.
“Certanly,” replied the tooth carpenter,
fastening his forceps on a stomach tooth of
his questioner.
••Believe Cain killed Abel?”
•'Believe the injunction’Honor thy father
and ihy mother?’”
“Of cour-yo” .
“And •li*'~- ; **i t fl) l ~‘~i* Jonah and the
"Kh, eb.”
•‘lteiievo the Bible right through, eh?” ,
“Yes, sir.”
“And there It nothing that would induce
you to go against the grain of a single sen
••No, sir. lam a firm Reliever in the Bible
and try to practice what u preaches. ”
"Good. Y’oti think it’s all rigid to take a
life form life?”
"The Lord thought so; that’s good enough
for me.”
"And an eye for au eye?”
“A all times.”
"And a tooth for a tooth?”
. "You bet, every time.”
“Well, just null these two rows and give
me a set of false teeth in exchange.”
Prussia's Richest Man,
Berlin J'iepatch to tile London Daily Telegraph.
The official iucoine tax returns just pub
lished show that the man who israted htghe l
in all Prussia is Horr Krnpp, of Essen. His
income is n-sessed at more Hum i1.000.0r0
marks, or £250,000, on wllloh lie pays 151,200
murks, nr £7.680 annually. Next comes Baron
Rothschild.of Frankfori-on-the-Main, with an
income 0t2.750.000 in&rktkpaying u lav 0181.000
marxs, or £4,080 per annum. Then lollows Iho
British Consul General. Huron Rleiolirndrr.
of Berlin, with an income of about 2 iliu.eoo
marks, paying an annual lax of Os,too murks,
or £8.420. The two next richest men in Prus
sia are two Silesiau ironmasters. The only
other Prussians wit h an income of over 1.000,-
OOP marks are Baron Huuseniann and & West
phalian magnate, each of whom pavs rather
more than A'i.tuo u year to the Treasury.
The rumor circulated Dy the New York
Herald that the Abyssinia**, in their late
successful fighting with the Italians, were led
byCossack priests, would have more show of
reason if Russia were somewnat nearer to
Abyssinia. As it is, the Abysslnians are
about as likely to have been commanded by
the Grand Llama of Thibet.
William Falls, of Albany, Ore., i rather
unlucky. He is not yet 17 years old, aud yet
lie has had his right leg broken twice, his arm
broken twice, tils collar bone broken, aud five
of his ribs broken, besides a number of less
important injuries too numerous to mention.
He vyas ju<t recovering from a recent injury,
when, the other day, while wrestling with
some hoys, be slipped and fell, breaking a
bone in his wrist.
Kate Wake, a school teacher m Raynham,
Mass., saw a little boy cutting bis desk with
his jackknife. She told him to stop, saying
that if he did it again she would whittle his
fingers. Tiie hoy did it again, and Miss Kale
kept her word, and out a little gash in the
lad’s thumb. The result was great indigna
tion on the part ot the boy’s father, ihe school
teacher’s arrest, and finally her apology and
payment of the costs.
The reduction of the marriage license fee
in Maryland toll brought about a remark
able marriage at Snow Hill the other day.
The bride and groom elect bad been living
together for twenty-seven years, and were
the parents of seventeen children The groom
claimed to have been honest in his intention
to get married when he was able, but never
fell so until a few days ago, when told that
the marriage license fee had been reduced.
Jack Franklin, anola colored porter iu a
Louisville tobacco warehouse, was sent into
the cellar to remove a pile of dirt that had
been long accumulating. While at work he
picked up a battered army canteen, very
heavy lie broke it opeu, and found $302 50
in nickei6, dimes, paper quarters and half
dollars, gold dollars, and $6 gold pieces. No
one knows whose the money Is, and the old
man is richer than he ever expeoted to be.
David Meredith, of Rich Valley, Ind.,
who has always supposed that be was a full
blooded Hoosier, recently discovered that he
bad Cherokee Indian blood in his veins. He
at ouce applied for the annuities and privi
leges accorded members of his tribe, and has
just returned from a trip to Vinita, I. TANARUS.,
where he selected a liberal slice of choice
lands, aud he has received a patent for the
property from United States Commissioner
James Coonovich, riding from Aspen to
St. Elmo, Col,, was overtaken by a storm and
took shelter in a deserted cabin. Just as be
got hie boots off to warm his feet his horse
broke away, aud Cognovicb started out in his
stocitiug feet to get him. I’resently he lost
his reckoning, as well as his horse, and wan
dered about all night. When morning broke
lie found himself near a cabin, where he was
eared for and sent back to Aspen. His feet
and legs to the knees were frozen.
William Schaefer, a farmer, near St.
Louis, had in mind to fell a large elm on bis
land, when he met some city sportsmen out
after rabbits. He made fun of such small
game, and said that coons were the things to
hunt. They wanted to know where coons
could be found. He told of a nest in the big
elm. Thereupon the St. Louis boys borrowed
axes ana went at the tree. They cut it down,
encouraged by Mr. Schaefer, who seemed
greatly surprised that no coons were found.
Ten years auo Thomas F. Clark jokingly
gave Miss Julia A. Malcom, of New Haven, a
deed of oertain Colorado lands, which he
thought to he valueless. She said that she’d
keep the document to remember him by,
locked it up, and has since been earning her
living teaching school. The other day she re
ceived a letter from Colorado saying that
there was a lead mine on her property, and
{250,000 was offered for it. Miss Malcom
thought it a joke, but finding that it wasn’t,
she accepted the offer, and the check is on Its
way Last.
When it came to the question of re-engag
ing a certain pretty school teacher in North
umberland county, Canada, some of the
trustees objected, saying that she had so many
admirers that they interfered with her duties.
So they drew up an agreement to the effect
that she should not keep company during the
coming year with any young men daring
school hours. Upon her refusal to .‘.;gn this
it was decided to leave it to a vote o’ the
meeting as to whether she should stay or not.
A show of hands was taken and it resulted in
a tie, when the chairman, being a young man,
gave the casting vote in her favor.
Quail have multiplied so in California that
they are a nuisance. When the game law
was being discussed in the Assembly the
other (day. Assemblyman Young said that
there “was a revolution” iu his countv (San
Diego) against quail, which come down in
swarms upon vineyards and destroy them.
Owners of vineyards have persons employed
to do nothing else than kili these birds which
he declared have become an intolerable
nuisance in Ins county. He recited an in
stance where a swarm of these quail ate up
the pasturage that cattle fed upon. His con
stituents demanded that a remedy bo pro
vided. The lull was so amended that quail
may be killed between March 1 and Sept. 10,
while during the grape season they may be
also trapped.
The Russian Embassy has among its para
phernalia genuine droshky, which vehicle
is attracting much attention. It is a ridicu
lons Rttle concern, something Uko a child's
phaeton without canopy. The seats are two
in number, one for the driver and one for the
occupant, neither being more thau wide
enough for one person. It is low, very low,
not more than two feet from the ground. The
wheels have spokes of iron wire, like a bicy
cle. On the front scat sits an enormous Cos
sack, weighing at least 250 pounds, with great
yellow beard and red cheeks aud a plain|Rus
sia square topped cap, and on the rear sent is
a very small Russian diplomat. The vehicle
is drawn by an enormous, long-tailed stallion,
and the effect, whon you stand in front is that
of a frantic horse alt hair and legs. Upon
the whole, it is a verj* absurd affair, though
doubtless the jeunesse doree will imitate the
thing very soon.
The Indiana Republicans here are thor
oughly discouraged over the result of the
Senatorial fight in that State. They had
looked for a very different demonstration on
the part of Gen. Harrison, and now that he
seems disposed to rest his case simply on a
protest, the seating of Judge Tniqde would
appear to be easy of accomplishment. Senator
Voorheeu apprehends no trouble about the
matter, nor does Judge Holman. The dis
couragement of the Republicans does not end
with the loss of a seat in the Senate. Grave
party divisions are threatened at home,likely
to be felt for some years to come. Gov. Por
ter’e ambition was the llv in Gen. Harrison’s
ointment, and peace between the two men
will be difficult, of accomplishment. Gen. Har
rison iatnuoh the stronger man of the two,
but Gov. Porter lias a following, and. with
parly lines as evenlv divided as thev are in
the State, it cannot ho ignored. It is openly
charged that the Porter faction is responsible
for the embarrassment into which Gen. Har
rison's canvais drifted during the latter data
of the strugg o. There are hot tlmeß ahead
for the Republicans in Hoosierdom.
On dan. 21 the Senate passed a resolution
directing the Socretary of the Intorior to send
it a copy of contracts made for educating the
children of the Apache Indians now confined
at Fort Marion. St. Augustine, Fla., to com
municate what proposals of gratuitous nid in
educating the children had been made to the
department, and to give the number of In
dians confined at Fort Marion, and the di
mensions of the buildings In which thev arc
held iq custody. On lasi Thursday the Sec
retary of the interior sent to the senate the
information desired. All of the yoto g
Indians between the ages of 12 ami 22. num
boring shout forly-four in all. have bee >
transferred to ihe Indian Kducaiioual and
Training School at Carlisle, Pa. Upon
tho recommendation of the army otll
cere having the oustndy of the
Indians of F irl Marion, provision ha<
been made for the educational training of the
youngerchll ren lo the number of sixty, hv
thivSls'er* or charity at St. Augustine, at the
rale of? 760 pi r m nth. As the Indians now
confined there lire in the custody of the mili
tary branch of the government, the informa
tion desired ns to the number of Apache- and
Ihe dimensions of the buildings cannot he
given, hut the latest report In Hie possession
of tho department states that the number is
4id. since ihe report was made, on Oct. 1,
1880, forty-tour have been sent to Carlisle.
The reply is accompanied bv acommunioa
tlon from i>r. C. B. Agnew, of F orida. ask
ing that the department erect school build
ings fortho education of all Apaches, and
offering in the name of the "St. Augustine
Aid Hoilety” to procure teachers tor the
school free of cost. The reply of tho depart
ment hi these communication* is also sub
mitted, and shows grave doubts as to the ad
visability of pursuing this course, and that
llie department had no authority to expend
money for the erection of the buildings de
Baltina &omt>rr.
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2 AAA YARDS fine finished Hamburg Em
lU'f broideries, from to 8H inches
wide, slightly soiled, former prices 10c, 12V60
and 15c a yard, now BVjc.
1,603 yards extra fine finished Hamburg
Embroideries, from to 7 inches wide,
slightly soiled, the regular price of these
goods were 25c, 30c. 35c and 400 a yard, we
will close ftie entire lot out at 21c.
76 dozen Misses’ and Boys’ Frenoh Ribbed
and German Hose, broken lines in black and
colored, the recent prices of these goods hava
been 40c, 45c, 60c, 60c and 65c, we will close
this lot out at 8 pairs for {l.
100 dozen Ladles’ and Gentlemen’s White
and Colored Bordered Handkerchiefs at sc.
75 dozen Ladies’ White and Colored Bor
dered Pure Linen Handkerchiefs at lfio and
22c; worth 20c, 26c, 30c and 860.
Gentlemen's Laundrlod and Unlanndried
Ladles' and Gentlemen’s Collars and Caffs.
Imported and Domestic, in great variety,
and in tbe most graceful and health-approved
ORDERS. Ail orders carefully and
promptly executed. Samples sent (roe of
charge and goods guaranteed lo be fully up
to the quality shown in samples.
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