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Slit Kgaruing fUu’S.
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Special Notices—Pupils Wanted. O. G.
Mingledorff; Notice to Water Consumers;
Notice to Insurance Companies; Bills Against
Spanish Bark Santiago; As to Crew of Nor
wegian liars Sjomanden; Free Lunch at Cot
ton Exchange liar; Schooner Charmer.
Cheat Coi.cmn advertisements— Help
Wauled; For Rent; Found; Miscellaneous.
Legal NOTlCES—Demands Against Ellen
J". Monahan's k! stale; Samuel Hermann Ap-
Kdiea for Exemption of Personalty.
y W anted*-Walker, Evans & Cogswell Cos.
Healty KaeiDt.v Rising—C. H. Dorsett.
\eal Estate Dealer.
and Organs—L. A8.9. M 11.
Scuedcle-Ocean Steamship
Auction Sai.es— Hay and Sundries, by I.
t). LaUoche’a Sons.
Assignee’s Notice— B R Kennedy, As-
Vsoee of Frank I„ George.
When the United States says, “Let’s
|o afisaing,” Canada replies; “Ail right,
%ut you must provide your own bait.”
Dr. Mary Walker has consented to
exhibit herself in a Philadelphia dime
museum. Well, the dime museum is the
proper place for freaks.
Tennessee will vote on the prohibition
amendment to her constitution on Sept.
E 9 next. The Atlanta liquor dealers woo
moved to that State are wishing that they
had remained at home and opened wine
The Athens Banner-Watchman and the
'Eufaula Times differ as to which Con
gress has just adjourned. The former
Eays it was the Forty-ffftb and the latter
jhat it was the Fiftieth. Wasn’t it the
Vorty-nintb ?
The Canadian Minister of Customs de
nies that bis government has under con
sideration a retaliatory bill. Perhaps
Canada means to depend upon English
gunboats to teach the United States that
two can play at retaliation.
Memphis has recently been the scene of
a number of horrible crimes. The police
•nd detectives failed to catch the perpe
trators, and it is now proposed to try
bloodhounds. Three of approved breed
save been ordered from Fhiludelphia.
Nina Van Zandt, the proxy wife ol An
archist Spies, bas been granted permis
sion to visit him in jail, 'ibe next news
from the interesting couple will be that
they have blown up the jail and gone to a
country where there are no marriages, by
proxy or otherwise.
The Moral Educational Society of Chi-
B£ro has sent Mrs. Cleveland a letter
praising her because she “displayed
vromanlv delicacy in the non-adoption of
decollete dress.” The surprising thing
about this is that Chicago has a “Moral
Educational Society.”
Perhaps that sulphur snower, alleged
to have fallen in Indiana, is a foretaste
ol what is in store for the people of that
Stale If they do not repent of their sins.
At any rate, it would be well for them to
sleet a Legislature taat doesn’t waste all
Its time in quarreling.
Gloucester, Mass., continues to be war.
like. The other day an effiuy of Capt.
(J iigiey, of the Canadian cruiser Terror,
suspended in the town hall
with a British flag attached, union down.
If war should take place, Gloucester
would doubtless hunt around for substi
Prince Bismarck has anew cause of
•nxiety. Victoria, Princess Imperial of
Germany, Crown Princess of Prussia, and
Princess Royal of Great Britain and
Ireland, bas developed radical tendencies.
Bne is said to be scueming to decrease the
Emperor’s power and increase that of the
Jerome Hopkins, an eecentrio New
Yorker, has given 250. toward Mrs. Tbur
set's Fyes Music School, with the under
standing that a rudimentary class will be
trgam/ed for the special beneiit of law
yers HDd reporters. !t wua very kind in
Hopkins, but he ought to have included
eoini c opera singers.
Hereafter all employes of the United
Autos can enjoy the legal holidays witb
tut losing any money. Anion: the last
acts of President Cleveland in tffinnec
liou with the close of the Congressional
session was the signing of a joint resolu
tion providing that they should he allowed
lull pay for suen days.
Bsrga, the New York I’rsvcc-
Cruelty-to-Anlmals man, says:
hfU understand that there may be ccrtaiu
Hkcuniataiiceft which might Induce .i man
Ms-Jl his wife, hut none to boat her.”
HH|r evidently understands what it is
sW’nctbe victim ol a wife who will not
keep bis shirt buttons sewed on.
W. L. Greeley, a grandnephew of ITor.
kce, the founder ol the New York Trib
udc, la a proprietor of a barber shop and
a fiddle at Spring Creek Station, Pa.
i I’bore is nothing suggestive in the fiddle,
f Sut the barber shop seems to indioate
>• hat Horaoo’s grandnephew means to be
Sipmcwhera In the neighborhood of the
At Its last session the Legislature of
A'ahama enacted a law allowing women
to bold the office of notary publio. The
Governor bas just made his Hi st appoint
ment In the person of Mr*. Laug, of Bar-
Dour county. If this sort of filing con
tinues it will not bo long before every
yvomao will be provided with her own
,Uoi box.
New York’s Future.
The control of the great railroad prop- I
erties ol the country appears to be pass
ing into the bands of New York capital
ists. At the rate at which New York is
absorbing railroad and steamship lines it
will not be many years beforo she will con
trol all oi them. Indeed,it would be diffi
cult new to point out a half dozen first
class railroads which she does not control.
Outside of the holdings of Gould, the
VanderDilts, C. P. Huntington and others
of her rich citizens not quite so well
known to fame, what Is there left?
A few months ago the greatest railroad
system of the South, the Central of Geor
gia, was controlled by those who live in
this Slate. Now It is controlled by New
Yorkers. For years Baltimore has been
proud of the fact that she and her citi
zens controlled one of the great railroad
systems of the country, the Baltimore
and Ohio. That system is now under
stood to have passed into the possession
of New York capitalists. The story is
that the 10,000 shares owned by the Gar
retts, the 32,000 owned by the city, and
the 17,000 owned by the Johns Hopkins
University, making a total of 80,000
shares—considerably more than a con
trolling interest—are to be transferred to
Mr. Albert Stilly and his friends, who con
trol the Richmond Terminal system.
As New York grows in population and
wealth this absorption of the great rail
road properties of the country will goon.
When u man becomes a millionaire in any
oi the cities outside of New York he is very
apt to take up his residence in the metrop
olis, because New York offers him better
opportunities than any other city lorhand
liag his money to advantage. He meets
other capitalists there, and with them
forms the combinations which are necos
| sary lor success in great undertakings, i
| Their accumulated wealth must be in- I
j vested, and what better investments are I
I there than railway, steamship and tele- j
graph Hues when they are intelligently
and honestly managed?
Very naturally the owners of railroads
ar.d steamship lines want to do ail they
esn for the city in which they live, and it
is probable that a loss is suffered some
times by New York capitalists in order to
benefit that city. This movement in
New Y'ork’s interest is certain to become
more marked from year io year, and it
cannot fail to assist greatly in her
growih. What the effect of this condition
of aif iirs will lie upon the other cities of
the country it is impossible to say. It
may not do them any damage except in a
few instances. They all have other re
sources than the railroads, the develop
ment of which will advance their pros
Savannah, for instance, will probablv
grow as rapidlv with the ownership of
the Central in New York as she did when
the ownership was in this State. There
may be occasions when the Central will bo
made to contribute to New York’s great
ness, but iff the main, doubtless, the desire
lordlvidefid* will Insure its being run so
as to make the most money. It is the ag
gregate of the special benefits which will
accrue to New York from the roads
owned there that will promote her pros
With suoh avast country to draw weal’h
from, and with so many transportation
lines penetrating It, gathering up Us
riches and pouring them into her lap, it
cannot be many years before New York
will be tho great city of the world.
Ihe Standard Oil Company.
It appears to ba extremely difficult to
get at the truth respecting transactions
which iu any way involve securities
which Wall street deals in. There have
been a great many stories published about
tho American Cotton Seed Oil Trust Com
pany and its affairs since it was stated
that Armour, the millionaire pork packer,
and some ot bis millionaire friends were
about to become competitors ot the Oil
Trust in the busiuess of manufacturing
cotton seed oil.
Oue of the stories was that Armour was
trying to bulldoze the Oil Trust to sell
him cotton seed oil at his own price, but
that be would find himself mistaken if he
thougnt he could scare that concern, be
cause It was backed by meu twenty times
richer than he was. It, was Incidentally
I mentioned that the Standard Oil Com
j pany, or at least the richest members of
I it. were the backers of the Oil Trust.
It. seems that the Standard Oil is not in
terested in the Oil Trust. Mr. Henry
Rogers, of the Standard Oil, Is quoted in
the New York Sun as saying that, that
| company is in no way interested in the
j Oil Trust. He statsd also that Mr. Flag-
I ier, of the Standard Oil, might hold a lit*
I tie of the Oil Trust stock, as an invest-
I ment, but that he was sure that no other
i member of the Standard Oil owned any
j of the stock.
Mr. Rogers also stated that the Stand
| ard Oil has no connection whatever with
j many other enterprises with which com
mon reportoonnects it. It is not engaged
in the cattle business in the West, and
has no interest in the Gas Improvement
Company of Philadelphia, the New York
Steam Company, the Cleveland Acid Com
pany and other companies which it Is
popularly supposed to control.
If Mr. Rogers is reported correctly, the
Standard Oil doe* notcover quite so much
territory as the public bas been led to be
lieve it does. It covers enough, however,
and is a big enough monopoly to make the
public tuink that it pulls plums out of a
good many pies.
There wn an interesting scone in the
House of Lords. England, a few evenings
ago. Lord Dimhutu had the floor, and, his
remarks being quite incoherent, many of
the noble Lords turned their backs upon
him. This conduct gave offense to the
haughty Denham, and in a rather exclla
ble way he said that he felt inclined to
apply tho end of his boot to the nearest
part of the persons of the noble Lords.
He couldn’t take a better method of get
ting himself noticed.
Senator Sherman’s agents have re
ported to him that tho Democrats arc wo
lully disorganized in half a dozen South
ern Status. He will find that they are
mistaken. Tennossee is tho ono South
ern State in which the Democrats appear
to have lalien out with each other, but
when the time comes to elect another
President they will vote solidly for tho
Democratic uomineo.
Another “Prominent Democrat” has
been talking up North. This ono thinks
the Democrats in the House of tho Fif
tieth Congress Trill tie without a leader.
“Prominent Democrat” is always name
less and generally foolish.
Minister Pendleton’s Arduous Du
Hon. George H. Pendleton, our Minis
ter to Germany, left for his post of duty
on Wednesday. When he returned to
this country a few weeks ago on a visit it
was believed to some extent that he bad
been called home to sucoeed Mr. M anning
as Secretary of the Treasury. Even so
late as a week ago it was published that
he had accepted tho place; that he would
hurry back to Berlin to wind up his af
fairs there, and be back in Washington
within ten days a'ter April 1 to take the
Secretaryship of the Treasury.
it seems pretty clear now that he is not
to have a place In tho Cabinet, it is not
improbable that he came home to see
what chance there was of getting a Cabi
net position. He doubtless would rather
be a part of the administration than a
government agent abroad. If he came
home with any such idea, however, he
must have been disabused of it very soon.
He likes bis ease most too well to man
age successlully a great department of
the government.
It seems, however, that he thinks he is
worked very hard at Berlin. To a re
porter, just before be started on his re
turn trip, he said that bis escape from
his “arduous duties” at the German
capital had afforded him an opportunity
to recuperate, and that he felt very much
invigorated by his trip. The general im
pression is that the duties of our minis
ters to foreign countries are not very
arduous, out perhaps this impression is
a mistaken one. Some misinformed Coa
gressmeo have gone so far within the
tho last year or two to suggest that the
expense of maintaining ministers and
their assistants at the capitals of other
governments might just as well be
avoided as not, since all the Important
business that this government transacts
with other governments is almost wholly
done by the State Department direct.
It would not be surprising it
about the hardest work that Mr. Pendle
ton and some others of our foreign minis
ters do is to find ways to pass the
time pleasantly while waiting for some
thing to do. To “kill time” and be happy
is not an easy matter, and perhaps Mr.
Pendleton was rkrht after all when ho
referred to hi3 “arduous duties.”
That joily old sea-dog, ex-Secretary of
the Navy Richard Thompson, has been
dropped lrom the pay roll of tlie Panama
canal scheme. That ought not to cause
any surprise. His connection with the
scheme "was brought about by De Les
seps, and not at ail, as many seem to sup
pose, because of any influence it would
nave in this country, but lor its antici
pated effect on French investors. De
Lessens, who is one of the shrewdest and
most sagacious men of this day, conceived
the idea that it would be a great card to
get the American Secretary of the Navy
connected with his scheme. He baited
His hook with $25,000 a year and Mr.
Thompson swallowed It very quickly.
He resigned lrom Mr. Hayes’ Cabinet,
and was auly installed as an adjunct of
the De Lesseps project. The tact was
duly blazoned all over. Europe, and un
doubtedly had the effect to stimulate
largely subscriptions, more especially as
it was slviy intimated that Mr. Thompson
was taking the place as the semi-official
representative of this government.” Mr.
Thompson was onlv a figurehead, but lie
was a well-paid one. He drew something
line $200,000 for the use of his name,
which wouldn’t have been worth? a cent
if he had not been a high official of the
government when he accepted M. do
Lesseps’ offer.
An Interesting political fight, is about
to take place in Rhode Island. Wfftmore,
the Governor, is unpopular with his par
ty, the Republican, and it is said that if
he succeeds in getting a renomination the
Democrats will carry the State. Many
prominent Republicans openly declare
that they will not support him. Blaine is
deeply interested in the fight, but it is al
eged that ho is afraid to go into tho State
and make speeches. The Democrats say
that if he does he will be forced to declare
wnetheror not he favors depriving for
eign born citizens ol the right to vote. If
he should say that he does not favor it,
ho will displease the Rhode Island Repub
licans, and if he should say that be does
favor it, he will In jure himself in other
States. Altogether, the Republicans are
badly frlghtoned, and the Democrats are
correspondingly elated.
Father Beckx, late Goueral of the 8o
! ctety of Jesus, was born at Sickem, iu
; Belgium, on Feb. 8, 1705, of very humble
j parents. After acquiring the mere rudi
i nieutso! an education, be was appren
ticed to a sign painter when only 9 years
old. He did not like the trade, and hav
ing attracted the favorable attention of
his parish priest, arrangements were
made to eduoato’him for the priesthood
He joined the Society of Jesus in 1819,
and, as a reward for long and valuable
services, was elected General in 1853.
He was noted for his powers of diplomacy
and bis devotion to his church.
In some quarters at the North there is
an impression that the South is not sin
cere when sue declares that she wants
the animosities engendered by the war to
be forgotten. The impression is based
upon the South’s refusal to be silent un
der the attacks of bloody shirt Republi
cans. The booth is sincere in desiring a
complete reunion ol the country, but she
reserves the light to repel attacks like
those that have been mentioned. Any
other course would cause her to lose her
self-respect. When the attacks cease,
the South will ceuse to hit batik.
It will be remembered that whou the
order ol tbs Knights of Labor was organ
ized it was said that one of Its objects
would beto prevent strikes. From statis
tics collected by Bradstreet’s It. will be
seen, however, that strikes have by no
limans been prevented. In January, 189(5,
tliero were 19; in January, 1887, there
were 92; in February, 1889, there were 5;
in February, 1887, there wore 74. So far,
this year, 100,000 workmen have been iu.
vnlvcd in labor troubles iu this country,
and (10,000 have returned to work worse
off than when they quit.
A. C. Austin, the crank who made a
fortune at Birmingham, Ala., and then
went North to spend it, is in Cincinnati,
A lew days ago he went to a theatre iu
that city, and, picking out the homeliest
girl in the company that held the boards,
bo gave her a diamond ring. Hereafter
be may be sure that ttore is at least one
person who does not think him n crag*, i
A Very Solemn Matter.
From the J fontgomery Advertieer C Pem.)
The Republicans in Mon’eomery are having
a good deal of fmi all to themselves over Mr.
Cleveland's appointmeut-of Trotter to be Re
corder of Deeds in the District of Columbia.
What there is lunny about It we can’t see.
Mrs. Hetty Greeu Indorsed.
From th Philadelphia Inquirer l Sep.) j
We cordially second the Courier Journal’s I
nomination of Mrs. Hetty Greeu for Secretary j
of th • Treasury. A financial message from :
her to a spendthrift Congress ought to make
even the Congressional Record Interesting.
A Genuine Reformer.
From tho Mien uri Republican iDe ".)
“I have closed out the lost Republican Post
master iu my district, and I am proud of it,”
says Hon. Presley T. Gloss, of Tennessee. Mr.
Glass has done well under circumstances not
the most favorable. lie has made a record to
be proud of, and his re-election to the Fiftieth
Congress shows that his constituents know a
genuine reformer when 'hey seo one.
A Maine paper inquires: "fa there more
money In heels than in heads?” Ves, in poli
tics, where the heelers get all the money and
the head meu only the honors.— Waelunglon
Spring’s sights and sounds are drawing near,
Bright sunshine and the violet’s smell,
The bullfrog’s croak; and on tho roof
The tomcat’s clarion yell.
— A’ew flatten Newe.
“ Do you know what has become of that re
lation of yours who used to work for me?”
asked a gentleman of an Irish laborer.
“No, yer honor, but if yez is anxious to see
him ol’ll write to him an’ *x him to siad me
IPs addriss.'*— Judge.
“What is an affair du Ccpur, papa?” said
the small boy who had beon endeavoring to
read the dally p iper.
“That must be anew name for a dog fight,”
said the old gentleman as ne reached for the
paper.— Runt n Bulletin .
He Invited her to go sleigh riding. “It will
be a cold day when I go sleigh riding witn
you.” she answered haughtily.
"It will have to be,” he responded cheer
fully. "There is never any sleighing on warm
days.” She says now that she detests slang.
— Oet> olt Free Preen.
A girt, from Catiada has brought action
against a man in Burlington, Vt,, because he
kissed her in the street. As Canadian au
thorities object to American schooners and
sloops, it is right, of course, that patriotic
Canadian girls should dislike American
smacks. —Philadelphia North A merican.
, A CHTRCit deacon who sat down upon a
coni cover iu the sidewalk the other evening
wisely refrained from u-ing explosive lan
!.uage. but lie confided to a friend that If lie
con and have borrowed some ot the remarks
employed by the man who caught his ax in n
clothes line when chopping wood, he would
have cooled ofi' much more quickly.—Am
rteiewn /le aid.
Not that brand: First Girl—My father gave
me a sealskin coat and diamonds at the be
ginning of the eeason.
Second Girl—My.father can’t do as much
for me; he is only' a Congressman.
First Girl—Wei l , that’s wliat nunc is.
Second Girl—But mate is very poor.
First Girl—Oh! Mine isn’t that kind of a
Congressman.— IFaehtnjt n Critic.
Old Acquaintance: Stiggins—Who is that
gentleman with whom you were talking a
while ago?
PennyOunker—Heis an original humorist.
“But why did you lift your hat continually
while you were talking to him?”
‘He was telling me some original jokes, and
whenever I recognize an old acquaintance 1
always lift my hat.”—7a>i* SifUuue.
Going off—at a Tangent.—Tne Cambridge
University Boat Club want the next Oxford
and Cambridge boat-race to be started by
pistol instead of by word of mouth as hereto
fore, Having regard to the aitoution which
Cambridge has always paid to mathematics,
itis only iu a‘coidauce with the fitness of
things that it wants the eighisto be started
by trigger-nometryl— Funny Folke.
“Got any invisible ink?” she asked in a
“We have.”
“One bottle, pieaee,”
“Y r ou know how to use it? ’ho queried,
“O, it isn’t for me, but for the nice young
man who writes to me. Mamma has got In
the habit of opening my letters, and we pro
pose that she shall draw blanks after this.”—
Petr it / fee PretS.
It isn’t ijvery gtrl who will tell on herself,
but oue did. She came to the store and re
turned a line pair of bangs she had bought the
day previously. “Can you not sell me some
inut w ill not come off?”
• ‘Come off! \V uy these will stay with very
little care.”
"O, they are horrid. They catch on collar
buttons and pull off.”
The proprietress fainted, the assistant fell
on the chair and screamed “Wliat!” while
the young laciv deparled bangless and with
out her change.— f ittnburg Pi*/} itch.
Mas. Skcbet ary Lamar will go to Macon
next week to visit her daughter.
M. de Lesseps Is to visit Berlin this week
and a round of diuuers and receptious in bis
honor have already been arranged.
Mme. Christine Nilsson has just com
pleted a successful concert tour of France
and will spend the spring in England.
Gkn. Crook, who has recovered from his
sudden illness in Boston is lecturing on "The
American Indian” In Massachusetts towns.
Carrie Feathicrstonk, abalvation Army
captain, plead guilty to grand larceny in
New York, having stolen *3OO worth of jow
i elry.
Gen. Crook favors giving Indians the bal
lot because "they know more about our gov
ernment than many emigrants who come
The two best, female violinists in the coun
try are Miss Duke, daughter of Gen. Basil
Duke, of Kentucky, and Miss Maud Tarleton,
of Baltimore.
Senator Evarts has leased Tor three rears
Oio large mansion on Sixteenth and K streets.
Washington which belongs to the widow of
the late Geo. llazen.
Minister Pendleton is said to be very re
luctant io return to Berlin, much pretorring
to remain in this country iu some official ca
pacity, but the call do s not come to him.
Senator and Mrs. Morrill.of Vermont,
will soon start for a trip to Florida and will
visit en route their son. Who is engaged in a
very successful busiuess in Briarvdle, Ala.
IT is whispered among the well-informed
in Germany that the Emperor William is
about as near his dea h us a living man can
be. There is no belief that he can survive the
spring l
OBADIAH Vincent, who lives near Toledo,
111., is said to be 120 years old. and the fact Is
attested by thereco’dsof his native town in
Kentucky. He is bllud. bent uoarlv double
by the weight of years, and is a county
Kino Oscar of .Sweden has written a
drama, *‘Lo Chateau de Kronburg.” which
will shortly be produced at the iheatre at
Buda-iVath. Jt is in one act and foiinde I on
an episode of the war between Sweden ami
Denmark Iu the seventeenth century.
“I never had any sympathy,"said Beecher
years ago. “with the KpLi-.i'ual prayer. ‘From
I sudden death deliver us.’ When 1 go 1 prav
; that I may go swiftly, like a falling stur; go iu
I the mid-t ot my usefulness, and not bo dunned
in tome living death, a burden to myself aud
tbefribndsl love.”
On his recent birthday Howells spoke in
glowiug terms of Mr. Samuel L. Clemens
'Mark Twain), whom he considers not only
the foremost humorist of the country, but a
manor eminent ability in other branches of
literary work. Howells appreciates his cou
icmporarie-, at any rale.
Cuakles Dudley Warner has just started
on a twoiuoutns’ trip.in the course of which lie
will visit all the principal resorts in Southern
California, lie wtd accompany a party con
sisting of Mr. and Mrs. William V. Lawrence,
of Montreal, Mrs. Klizabelli Custer (Gen.
Custer’s widow), and u sister of Mm. Law
•losxru 11. Bradley, “the Nestor of the
Washington bar.” is seriously ill at ins home
hi Georgetown, D. C. He was turn in Wash
legion in ISUB. For more than fifty years he
has been a memisir of the District bar, und
has long been Consider* and ils leader. He
defended John surrutt in one of the historic
trials of the "oHntry.
Mrs. Henry Wood's grave is in Ilighgate
Cemetery, near tho-o of George Kllol, I’a
ri pa It sa. Frederic Maurice. George Vnnden
hoff, 11. t.ralh ttobinson, Aluric A. Wails,
Lord Lyndhurst. and the father, mother, and
little daughter of Charles Dickens. Nearby,
also io the tomb of Wombwell, tho famous
menagerie showman, surmounted by a full
t.Utfii :!ea in tuariilo,
How He Took a Four Week*’ Honey -
diood on Bto,
From the Pitteburg Leader.
Maj. Montooth yesterday told a good story
of a young client of his who was acquitted of
embezzlement His employer had lum ar
rosted, on a charge of embezzling J JOO, laying
great stress upon the fact that the young mao,
who was pain but *’2 per week, took ao ex
tensive weililug trip, visiting Philadelphia,
New York, L.ng Branch ant! Washington,
and as bis salary would not justify him in go
ing to that expen-e, he mu.it have used the
money he was charged with embezzling. The
Major says he put the young man on the
•‘Y'ou went to Philadelphia, New Y'ork,
Long Branch and Washington, did you not ?”
he was asked.
‘•Yes, sir.”
“Y'ou were gone four weeks ?”
“l'es. sir.”
“How much did all that cost you ?”
‘•Forty dol'ars.”
“ Wh-a-at?”
“Forty dollars.”
“How esu vou explain that?”
“I wiil, it Cou’ll let me.”
“Well, go ahead,” said the opposition at
“Well, we went from here to Philadelphia,
but my imther-iu-law went along and she
paid the fare. That cost me nothing. We
stayed a week with friends in Philadelphia,
who would not accept any pay for our board,
and all it cost me there was *1 50 for presents
lor ' lie children oi the family. We then went
to New Y'ork, where I had a brother living,
anu he wouldn’t let me pay for board, theatre
tickets or anything e se. We went to Long
Branch, i paying tlie fare and expenses
there, hut we found Hie rates too high; only
stayed a day and skipped to Washington,
where I had some more friends who would let
me pay for little or nothing. We staved a
little more than a week there, yisi ted a lew
places near it, where I spent a little money,
aud then can e home, almost four weeks after
we started, but 1 did not spend more than *4O
all told,” “By this time,” said the major,
“the court, jury and everybody in the court
was in a roar. The jury acquitted my client
without leaving the box and he walked out
with his head up.”
tVliat a Woman was Afraid of and What.
Keaily Happened.
JFVom the Chamber*’ Journal.
A Circassian was walking along one road
and a woman along another. The roads
Anally united into one, and reaching the
point of junction at thesame time they walked
on together. The man was carrying a large
iron kettle on his hack; in one hand beheld
the legs of a live chicken, in the olner a cane,
and he was leading a goat. Thev neared a
dark ravine. Said the woman: “I am afraid
to go through that ravine with you; it is a
lonely place, and you might overpower
me and kiss me bv force.” Said the man:
“How cun X possibly overpower you anu
kiss you by force when I have this great
iron kettle on my back, a cane in one hand, a
live chicken in the other, and am leading this
goat? 1 might as well be lied hand and f ot.”
“Yes,” replied the woman: ‘ but if you should
stick your cane in the ground and tie your
goat to it, and turn the kettle bottom-side up
and put thechicken under it. then yon might
wickedly kiss me in spite of my resistance.”
“Success to thv ingenuity, O woman!” said
the rejoicing tnau to himself; "i should never
uave ihoughl of this or similar expedients.”
And when they came to the ravine he stuck
his cane into the ground and l ied the goat to
it, aud gave the chickeu to the woman, say
ing: “Hold it while 1 cut some grass for the
goat;” and then—so runs the legend—lower
ing the kettle from his shoulders, he put the
fowl under it and wickedly' kissed the woman,
as she was afraid he would.
A Piucby Schoolmaster.
From the St. Lull* Reimblioan.
Justice Medan's court was the scene of a
lively scrimmage yesterday afternoon ana
blood was freely spittered over the benches,
wall and the Judged docket. The cause of
the commotion was the suit brought against
Mr H J. Klein, priDcibal of the Humboldt
*chool, bv Constable John H, Hieferl, charg
ing him with assaulting and striking hiss on
.t mi in, a l oy of iZ years, who was one of the
pupils. The office of ihe Juslice was crowded
with the school children, who had been sub
poenaed as witnesses, and tbe friendsof Hie
belligerents. The constable, a large, power
ful man. was in court early, but Mr. Klein
came in late with Attorney Haimnill, who
asked for a continuance until Saturday,
which the Justice granted.
The crowd was just leaving the room, and
Siefert and Klein were standing a few feet
apart, when a sudden rush occurred, and
siefert struck Klein a blow with hts fist on his
mouth and nose, drawing bUod. A general
scrimmage then ensued, in which lawyers,
police and bystanders took a band, and dur
ing the excitement the school teacher freed
him-elf from the crowd, and raising over Ills
head a stout hickory 7 slick, he look deliberate
aim for the constable’s face and brought it
down with terrific force, cutting open his
right cheek and leaving the marks of it from
his forehead to his chin. The constable then
made a rush for his antagonist, while a son
about 17 y ears of age was getting in some ter
rible blows on the ribs of tlie* school teacher.
Chief Ylerker, an officer, and Justice Chai
ienor theu took a hand in the fight, and, after
a hard tussle, succeeded in keeping the prin
cipals apart. The constable being deter
mined to get even with tne wiry school
teacher, w ho, though a much smaller man
seemed to be possessed of considerable
muscle, resisted all efforts to force him from
Hie office, and it was mainly through the
herculean ,-ffortsof his counsel, Henry Chal
leaor that he was ejected from the room.
Certainly .Wealthy lu Her Own Name.
/root the Wuekingt n Critic.
Saturday evening a gentleman, who thinks
he knows a witticism when it conies in his
way, went homo to his dinner after a visit lo
the court room, where he had been hearing
Mrs. Knimons give her testimony. He tolu
his wife where he had been, and she asked
him what he thought of the case.
“Well.” he said, “the woman is undoubtedly
crazy. She got off a joke that she laughed at
herself, hut nobody in the house caught on,
and I’ll be shot if 1 have been able to account
for lier laughing, except on the ground ot in
“W hat was it?”
“Why, her a'torncy, Mr. Harnett, said to
her; -l>r. Kemps ter testified that you stated
to him that you were quite well on; in fact,
was wealthy. Now, what have you to say
to that?’ ‘lt’sa fact. 1 did tell him I was
Wealthy; and I am.’ she answered, ‘in what
does your wealth consist?’asked Mr. U, 'ln
my name,’ she said, and theu she laughed ns
if she had saut someth mg very, very funov.
Now I'll leave it to vou il she isn’t slightly off,
I've been raying ‘Emmons.’ ’Emmons,’over
to myself ior the last two hours, and 1 fall to
see where ihc iatign comes in.”
H s wife looked at him full of pity and ten
"I’m so sorrv for you,” she said simply,
“Whv?” lie asked, warmly.
“Bcauso what?”
“Bccau e her name is’Weltha,’and yon
and all the court were so wonderfully wise
that you left the poor woman to enjoy her
pun all to herself.”
Love Unchanged.
My love, roy love, if 1 were old,
Mv body bent, my blood grown cold,
W iui thin white hairs upon my brow,
Say think of me as now?
As down life’s *lopirrjptii!l
W’e came at last through the unresting years?
Art thou prepared for tears,
For time’s sure-coming losses,
For llle's despite* and eros-es, *
M> love, my love?
Ah! brief oiir 1111 e, little day;
Ah! years that fleet so fast away;
Before our summer scarce begun.
Look,spring ad blo*om-tidu are done!
When all thiugs hasten past.
How should love only lust?
How should our soui* alone unchanged re
Come pleasure or come pain.
In days of joy and gladness,
lu years of grief and sadness.
Love shall bo love!
Lewie Morritt.
Not In Favor of an Extra Session.
Prom the Waehlngton C*ttlc.
“My dear,” said a Congressman to his
daughter at breakfast, “ wasn’t young Brown
here lait night until J 2 o’clock
“Yes, papa,” she replied, with a pretty
little blush."
“Well, my dear, you should uot permit it.
It has been that way for several nights, hasn’t
“Y es, papa.”
“Don’t you kuow that is hardly the proper
thing to if >?’’
•Wes, papa.”
“Then, why do yon do It?” he asked, impa
•• Because, papa. X expect to go away next
week, and 1 am rushing the loudness so that
there will not have to be an ex'ra session.”
The father’s v Ice was stilled, and tin
breakfast wa* Uuishod icsilenoo.
Op five peop'e who, on heir dying beds last
yeur. con essed lo great crimes, only one told
the truth. In the other cases it was shown
that the “confessors” could not possibly havo
had anything to do with the crimes.
Unclk Tommy' Sterett, of Hamilton. 0.,
who has just celebrated his 77th birthday, is
now liv ug nappiiv with his flfth wife. Bv his
first w fe he had 18 children, by his second 1,
b the thirds, and by the fifth 1, making just
25 in all.
Three children near Emsiey, Minn.,
started to go home from school on Thursday
night Theygotloat on theprairio, wandered
around for severa l.ours, aud when they were
found on Friday night one was dead and the
others fatally frozen.
Ballard county bids fair to be the banner
county of Kentucky, for there were recently
born there in one week, to the wife of Patrick
Clark, three seven-pound Bovs; to the wife,
of Tobe Elliott, three vigorous children, and
to the wife of James Lawrence, fine twins.
In 1803 William Cooper, of Y'ell county.
Ark .enlisted in the Southern army. In 1803
ne was captured and sent to Illinois. He es
caped and went back to Yell county, but
cou’d not find his w-fe. Then tie became a
tramp until a few davs ago. when he found
his wife at Shiloh. Ark. She had married
and buried two husbands, and separated from
n third, and was mighty glad to see Wil
Y'ale freshmen, anxious to have their
class flag and splayed cn the stage of the New
Haven Opera House,and thus exrite tbe soph
omores. tried to hire the manager of the
performance to display it bv buying 200 front
seats. He refused. Then one of them en
gaged as a “supe,” and wneu in the course of
the performance a boat crossed the stage he
managed to lasteu the flag to the boat, aDd it
was visible for some ten minutes, while
pandemonium ruled in the auditorium as the
freshmen cheered and the sophomores hissed.
Boycotting and outcasting are made
doubly oppressive to Hindoo women, and for
the most trifling reasons. A married woman
not putting the sindoor fa red powder) on the
parting of her hair is boycotted. In the coun
try, if a mother-in-law eats or lives lu the
house of her son-in-law before her daughter
has a child she will be at once boycotted. A
young married lady was boycotted for not
observing some ceremony at the birth of her
child. A man can regain bis caste by per
forming the expiatory rites, but an outcast
woman. esne< mlly If she lias broken away
from the zenana or associated with nou-Hlu
doos, is never taken back to ber caste.
At the time of the recent strike of the to
bacco workers in P. Lorillard & Co.’s factory
in Jersey City there were two pet cats in the
factory which were inseparable. One of
them went out with the strikers, but the other
remained in the factory, and when the strike
was over the striking cat went back with the
hands. Itrafused, however, to associate with
the faithful cat. The two mot by accident
a few days ago, on one of tbe floors of the
factory, and the cat that went out pitched
into the other cat and thrashed it. Now the
victor ops cat travels about the factory with
a red, white and blue ribbon around it’s neck,
placed there by tbe Knights of Labor ad
The. fascinations of the social life of the
American capital also threaten to supplant
the monopoly In that line hitherto enjoyed by
the capitals of Europe, particularly Paris,
Vienna and Rome, borne of the most promi
nent acquisitions to the social list of the past
season were the gentlemen of wealth who
were in the habit of taking their families to
Europe for the winter gayeties. Their ladies
have been captivated by the pleasures of the
season. Hereafter, instead of facing the dan
gers and discomforts of a ea voyage, Wash
ington will be their winter home. The
American capital will soon ho the resort of
all Americans who desire a pleasant season
of rational social gayety.
Eighteen hundred and eighty-seven Is the
fiftieth anniversary ot the following events:
President Van Buren takes office, March 1;
Victoria becomes Queen, June 20; Evans
storms Iran. May 17; Espartero taesHer
nani. May 15; Cnrlist defeat at Valencia, July
15; Imperial Parliament dissolved. July 17;
cholera m Europe, Julv-August; Carlist vic
tory at Herrera. Aug. 2t; Saidunha and Ter
r, ra defeated. Sept. 18; French Chamber of
Deputies dissolved, Oct. 4; French storm
Constantins, Oct. 18; Persians besiege Herat,
Nov. 22; Winter palace at Bt. Petersburg
burned. Dec. 29; Father Mathew’s tem
perance mission began: publication of “Pick
wick Papers” and of Carlyle’s “Freeh Revo
As goldsmiths and jewelers the Persians
are expert, and jewelry is by no means the
exclusive luxury of the rich. In the first
place it is cheap. The most skillful jewelers
are glad to work for two shillings a day and
the profit they can make on the very small
amount of solder they are permitted to use.
The Persian seldom buys his jewelry ready
made—he orders it. W tien the various pieces
have been castor cut out from metal supplied
bv the customer, they are brought to him for
inspection and carefully weighed. Then the
article is put together, either in the custom
er’s own house and under his eye, or under
the supervision of his servant. Then it is
again weighed, then chased and finished, tbe
filings and waste being collected and credited
to the customer.
On May 81, 1888, Marguerite Bogenval, of
Ortgny, France, went to sleep and has not
wakened since, nor so much as stirred a
finger. She has been kept alive by the ad
ministration of milk and highly concentrated
beef tea Despite the most careful attentions
of those watching her she is now emaciated
to an extreme degree and her hones are
piercing her skin. She lies perf ctlys ll and
rigid, her eyes closed and her teeth set fast
together. A peculiarity of the case is that in
raising one eyelid and allowing the light to
fall upon the eye a shudder is noticed, fol -
lowed oy an immediate towering of ike eye
lid, or an attempt to do so. Marguerite’s res
piration is perfectly normal in its regularity
anu her pulse though feeble is not much be
low tbe ordinary rate of beats.
Peter Shkllenbakgkr, of Hartville, 0.,
butchered a fat cow. After the animal had
been killed and bung up, and while engaged
in dressing her, he noticed a peculiar odor,
and began an Investigation, On opening the
stomach lie found within a butcher knife,
blade and handle about seven inches in
lengtn. The knife < uot only sharp, but
sharp pointed, and had wounded the coatings
of the stomach about tie region wneie the
point lav. The animal was in line condition,
and with the exception of once or twice in
tne last six mouths, when she refused her
food, nothing had been noticed to indicate
any hing wrong with her. The knife had
been missing since last September, at which
time, it Is snopoaed, it had been fed to the
cow with potato peelings and n!her kitohen
offal. It is a rather curious case.
A Nantucket correspondent of the Boston
Herald, has been reading the “Buies and
Regulations Governing the Police Force of
Nantucket.” and finds them amusing, par
ticularly Article 5 and Rule 6. Thu former
roads: “ItsliHll be the duty of the po l ice to
arrest any person found in an intoxicated
condition in any of the streets or lanes of the
town, and if he or she offers no re Istnnee
said person may be assisted home; if that is
too faraway, said person may be assisted
awav from the most thronged streets and
told to go uome three times, and if such Per
son refuses lo go home, he or she shall he
locked up and treated as provided in Rule s,”
Rule 6 ls: "Any per on found aa hereinbefore
provided, who is noisy or disorderly, shall be
arrested and locked up land dt‘charged as
soon as sober), three consecutive tunas, after
which com plaint shall lie made and pro-e
--cutud ” It I* evident that Nantucket means
to (leal gently with die erring.
Thk statue of Gen, Robert E, Leo at Now
Orleans lias been much spoken of. It was
conceived twid executed by Alexander Doyle,
who has a studio in New Tork city. He Is a
young man of perhaps 82. with an Inclination
to chubbiness lu figure. Ills well-rounded
check* have a light ..complex!-11, with which
his light-colored moustache and yellowish
brown hair nr.- in harmony. Ills forehead Is
surmounted wt’.h a “cow lick,” which makes
him appear like a German student. 'The
sculptor has just lint tied ami sent to the
foundry to lie cant lu nrouze a statue of Gen,
James It. Steed man. which is to lie *Ol up Mt
Toledo .a memory of the soldier w ho is known
In northwestern Ohio as the hero of Chics
manga, where In fought tin icr Gen. Thomas.
Mttfcdman w.i* the General of whom thiss ory
is told: As be r.ide into bailie a comrade iti
Ins aide said to him: “li. is pretty hot in tnui o
General. Possibly we mav not return alive, if
you rail nrd I survive, have yen noy word or
inossago?” The old warliorsc.withotU theira-t
>; gn of feeling replied: -if l eiiou and mil,
please see that my name is spelled right In ihe
new sps porn.” Mr. Hoy I- has received wiililu
n few days an order for the statue of Garde U,
which I, lo he id.ire 1 above the late I'rc-t
--deut's tomb nt (. levelsnd, and is now engaged
in prepurmg that work.
f pTOOSi
i j I Ifusn^
Prepared with strict regard to Purity, Ftrenprth §no
Healthfulties*. Dr. Price’s Baking Powder contains
no or Phosphates. Dr. Price's
Extracts, Vanilla, Lemon, etc., flavor deliciously.
PRICE BAKING POWDER CO . Chicago ond St Larfc
B. F. McKenna & Cos.
New Parasols aud Umbrellas!
\TTK will exhibit on MONDAY MORNING
v ? an elegsDt line of the above good*, con
sisting of LADI KB’ PARAsOLS and SUN
UMBRELLAS in Colored Satin and Silk
striped and Checked, Plain and Trimmed
Pongee and Coaching Parasols. Plain Black
Satin. Lace Trimmed and shot Silk Dined
Parasols. Plain Black and Puritan Silk Sun
Umbrellas in Gold Mourned and other itvliati
Handles: also, a full line of GENTLEMrN’S
BRELLA* tn Gold, Stiver and Oxidized
Handles. Toe prices, all of which, will bear
the strictest scrutiny.
Nbi Enilroitoies aud Laces!
Fine Swiss, Nainsook, Mull and Cambric
Edgings, Flouncing* and Skirtings, also Nain
sook, Cambric, Swiss and Mull E igings. In
seriions, Flouncings and Skirtings to matoi.
One case of Cambric Edgings, ranging in
width from 2js to 5 inches, at 25c per yard;
would be cheap at 85c. Oriental, Torchon,
Spanish, Guipure, Medici, and all the other
styles of Laces and Insertions.
We call special attention to onr new line of
Imported Sateens, in solid colors, and figures
to maich. These goods must be seen to be
In these goods we have always isversl
snccial lots worth examining. This week we
will close out three lots of Colored herder,
Plain White and Black Border Hemstitched
Handkerchiefs at 10c, 15c and 21c.
47 dozen Mioses’ Solid Black regular mads
Hose at 25c.
28 dozen Misses’ French Hose, formerly
sold at 5Uc and 000, reduced to 23c.
jDrntal ITream.
TWO distinguished chemists
Prominent Ladies and Four Dentists of Balti
more Agree upon one Thing.
A discussion recently arose among some
prominent ladies of Washington and Balti
more, relative to the chemical neutrality
and solubility of Zonweiss
C Cream for the teeth,which wa
referred to Dr. E. S. Carroll
of Washington (Mrs. General
Logan’s Dentist), and four of
the leading Dentists of Balti
more, for whom the article
was analyzed by two well
known Chemists, Prof. J-
Morrison of Washington, and
Prof. P. B. Wilson of Balti
more, both of whom pro
nounced it soluble and free from anything
injurious to the teeth. Dr. Carroll says
it is the most perfect
dentifrice he has ever I
seen. Zonweiss is a white A Tryj
Cream, put up in a neat l\
i'ar, and applied to the ''X
irush with a celluloid CjL'SSf' y
ivory spoon. It is very, ~ -
very far superior to any other dentifrice
the World has ever known. Price, 35 chi.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Operative Chemiits,
S3 Cedar St.. Xru> Tnrlc.
For sale by LIPPMAN BROS., UPP® 4 "'
Block, SavaunaU.
aipara. „
f sold to date. Universal
knovi lodged as the best 10-ceul Cigar on
market, sold uvery where, .
Uorvuo nuislf,
Winter Exposure Causes Coughs
Colds, Pleurisy. Rheumatism. D
Neuralgia. Sciatica, Lumbago,
oilier all meats, for Which H* o4o .**. *. ~ merit
Plustjrs are ad milieu to u-i the "ei r rt
known. They rolieve and cure In > |)euB
when no other application mol ttieienn
in. indorsed by 5.C00 Physicians
gists. Beware of imitation* • jgp.
nouiiding names such as ”C*pwOß® t<
Hein” or “iaptcine." Aef t ■
take no "therm. ICx *min CAT 1 ’i uI V ifiHN
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