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HS TIIE WORLD. WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 5, 1B8B. :
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Bf IUM0SSTI0K TO TBS WTESlSi EDITION
H (Inolading Post-),
V? m MONTH SOfl.
K, PBK YEAR. 03.00.
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HB. VOL 29 NO. 9,969
Kjt BnUrwl at the Post-Offlc at New York u Moond-cUsi
H&x ra" nirtter.
K Th Average Number of " WORLDS"
Bi Pmhtep and Sold every day
RL" mjRiNa the Month op Novem-
Rj? SER WAS
I 307,563,
Bf Ma U 'the Largest Henttty Avsrtgs erar
K't raaeSied ty TEE WOULD, and is beyond Com
K. jtwlwn with any other newipaper.
K FBEVBNTIHO A BOANDAL?
wi The tory of the maniac of the Her. H.
H F. Aran, of Morrisanla, and Mrs. flnis
Hr Emma OnsisTic. a bewitching widow, pub.
K llshed exclusively by The Would this morn.
K . In?. Is m Interesting at a sensational novel.
K' 'Xns young clergyman betrothed himself
K. solemnly to the widow two yean ago during
H, the season of Lent. They wonla then have
Hb been united hod not tho rules of the 0 hurch
Hf forbidden It during tho Lenten season.
Hr After that the reTerond suitor had a
Hljp change of heart and desired to break
IH his engsgement. The case was transferred
Hs from the Court of Cupid to that of tho learned
U' Bishop of the dloceso. Dr. FoTren do-
tt eided that the minister must keep his word
Ms and make the widow his wife, although he
H might refuse to allow her to become so in
pE. aught but name.
pKV Themarrlago took place o week ago. But
B t the altar's foot the Be r. Mr. Auld solemnly
H , renounced the woman he was about to make
pHff' bis wife, saying :" I will let you be mv wife
Jk in name.. I will never lite with you. I will
Kr try and provide for you, but you must nover
pHr darken my threshold." In the face of this
Hft, the presiding minister united the couple in
E the solemn words of tho Church service.
pK& These remarkablo people, now that the story
K, fa known, declare their notion to have been
pEtf induced to ' ' prevent a scandal " in the
pHK Church. "Was not this mockery of marriage
Hk'' the greatest scandal that could be put upon
Hh the Church 7, Was not tho whole marriage
ppB' ceremony inoludlng the responses of tho
ppHp bridegroom, a falsehood and a sham at the
pBP very altar ?
H The woman who is now Mr. Aula's wife is
Hip spoken of as bearing an unblemished charac.
pHBft tor, and the fault seems to lie wholly with'
pBnb' the reverend and vacillating husband. If the
ppff 'widow had possessed proper spirit aho would
pK? have refused to become his wife. Bhe ought
pHJt to have left him with his mother.
Efc SI "BADGES." EOBBEBY O0KM0H7
pB; People are trying to laugh down Pnn,
HPt Dalt's story about the attack made
pHt vipon, him by two " badger " game thieves in
pMr the Fourth avenue flat. Some go so far as to
KF soy that Phil was struck with a'bottle in a
ppK" woman scrape and not shot at all. But
pHe n flattened bullet in the room, a dls-
ppK; charged revolver, a wound in the
pBjK head and a liberal amount of powder burned
ppEjT into the skin do not usually result from a
Nf blow with a bottle.
ppjjyf Whether Pm?. had made previous visits to
ppEv tho flat has nothing more to do with the case
pHp than the flowers that bloom In the spring.
HP' Beyond doubt a bold attempt to rob Daly
pppjjp was concocted by persons who knew that he
ppHjI. always carried a large amount of money
ppEp about his clothes, and the ruffians ought to
Hr he tracked and severely punished.
ppKjr There is good reason to believe that the
B crime of which Dalt nearly became the vlo-
pRff. tim is too common in New York. The peo-
ppM pie Implicated In thisbaffled attempt are prob-
K ably regularly engaged in that line of bnsi.
pBif. nets. Not one man in a hundred would have
B9 resisted two armed men as Daly did, especially
pHI when resistance would disclose the fact
pHfi of bis visit to a disreputable place. The
pK$ natural thing would have been for the en.
flR trapped Individual to quietly submit to rob.
BHRe bery, and no. one knows how many men are
K; thus despoiled.
ppE The subject is a good one for police inquiry,
pppjj and Chief Bxbxss is just the man to run such
pflr criminals to earth. Be has a clue in the Dalt
PHf case which may lead to startling revelations.
H OOHVEBTIHQ ME88EUQEE BOY&
pB, It is unfortunate that the effort made last
pR evening by the worthy members of the
pHu Young Men's Christian Association to
ppRl indues a religious and moral re.
pHt vlval among the messenger boys of the
ppH city was not a brilliant success. The pro.
PpHjk lessor of gymnastics made on interesting pro.
ppKft gramme, beliovlng that the boys would be
Hr attracted by athletio sports, and a de.
PpH TOted minister of the Gospel held forth
Hlf to exhort the bors to walk in the paths of
BpJpF tirtue In whatever direction they might bo
pHL sent with the messages, and not to loiter in
PHr ways of wickedness and temptation.
K But what could be done with a hall full of
HB r young brass-ticketed Arabs who, when the
P organ began to play "Nearer, My Ood, to
PPPk Thee," greeted the organist with such
pflpjPH playful remarks as "Hey, sonny, cheese
PJPwJ? that!" "Come off the roof!" "Take
PKv a tumble to yerself, young feller 1" and the
PpHfc like 1 Who could hope for reform when the
PPE worthy laborers for the souk of the unruly
PH' lads were hailed witn such cries as "Get onto
Jm his pants!" and "Say, cully, where's de
PHpF snbyrawuagoingtoEivaTMr"
Hiisiriii iffifiiifciiiiiMif isiiit'tf-i i-in-Hi1
boys ovtr to religion is a failure. But o very
effort ought to be msdoto induce them to
aooept ons observance of the Church. If any
ono would make them " fast " It would in
deed be a great publlo benefit, '
The Governor has Issued his proclamation
for a special eleotlon in tho Sixth Senatorial
Dittrlot of this city, for a successor to
County Clerk-elect Buxlt. It is said
that the Bepublicans and County Democrats
aro to unite in Iho district to elect an antl.
II ili. Senator, but they have no chanoe of
success. Tho special election to' fill tho late
Senator Low's seat has not yet been called.
In this case also a Democrat is likely to be
elected.
Mrs. James G. BtAUtr, jr., announces
that sho will make her venture in tho theatri.
cat profession in comody. " I have hod
enough of tragedy in real life," said tho
young mother, sorrowfully. Why does not
the tragedy end in a fitting recognition of tho
wife's rights and the stage be spared another
roclety addition ?
The friends of the two men who last Sun.
day quietly left the Melhod'st Church at
Elco, III. , to settle a llttlo difficulty just out
side the doors, will probablr give them a
funeral this week. It is to bo hoped that the
religious service from svhlch they adjourned
for the occasion had prepared them for
death.
OUR AUTOOKArn COLLECTION.
m fc
WORLDLINGS.
The largest continuous sleeping-car service In
the worl.. li iliat on the Hants FA system, which
mm through sleepers from Ban Diego, Cal., to
Chicago, a distance of 2, ail miles.
A eltlzen of Now Ulm, Minn., owns a horse
which lie conaldors an unerring weather pro
phet, lie can always tell when a storm Is
coming ly watching tho animal's eyes, which
chango from a very light color to dark blno
twenty-four hours before a change in tho
weather.
A Now York correspondent writes that a fash
ionablo dressmaker is constructing a gown for
Sirs. Amilleltlres-Chanler that will costfl, 000.
Isaiah V. Williamson, the rich Philadelphia
bachelor philanthropist, is a smsll man, weigh
ing about 130 pounds. Ho has a very pleasant
face, with features that are somowhat feminino
in cast. He has a bright eye and looks llko a
man of firm character.
A NEW STORY BY BIM8.
Tn Etxhino Would, btginning to-morrow,
wltl publltfi, n three instalments, George. 11.
Bims'f nte nnd exceptionally interesting itorv,
entttlett " Seraphim Soap." IH$ IHelv to rank
at the moit popular novelette of a moit pojnCtar
author
IB TENNYSON A SPIR1TDALIBT ?
A Letter Purporting- to Have Jlecn Written
by Him In 1874.
CmcAoo, Dec a, Tho following is published
heret "The name of tho poet Tennyson has
nover beforo been connected with Hplritnallsm.
A letter written by him has come into tho posses
sion of the Tribune whlnh shows that ho holds
tho corn let Ion that consciousness may pass from
the body and .hold communion with the dead.
This Is essentially Spiritualism: bnt in Tenny
son's esse, at least so far as tho letter indicates,
he is his ownmedlnm. The statement ho makes
is curious. Tho letter is in tho poet's hand
writing It is dated Farringford, Freshwater,
Isle of, Wight, May 7, 1H74. It was written to
a gentleman who conjinuiiiratcd to him rertaln
strange experiences ho had had when passing
from under tho effect of anrcsthctics. Tenny
son writes:
Mliajiievr hd any rerelatlons through nr.
tbfUcs, but kind of wakta trance this for lnck of
a better narpe I bare f rrqurntlr had, quite up from
boyhood, when I hue been all alone. 1 hU h often
come upon me thronirh repeating; my own nme to
myself silently till, all at once, as ttwere. out of the
tnlrnilty of the ronecionmesi of Individuality the
Individuality Itself seemed to dissolve and fade away
into boundless bflntr, andtulinota ronfnued state,
but the clearest of the cleareit, the surest of the ur.
est, utterly beyond words.where death was an almost
laughable Impossibility, the loss of personality If eo
It were seeming no extinction, but the only true
life.
' 'As if conscious of tho incredible significance
of tho statement thus compacted, he adds:
" I am ashamed of my feeble description. Havel
not said the state la utterly beyond words ?
, "This Is not a vulgar table-tlmilng Spiritual
ism. It is tho moat mpliatio declaration that
the spirit of the writer is capable of trans
ferring itself into another existence is not only
real, clear, simple, but that it is also Intlnito in
vision and eternal in duration. For ho con.
unties that when ho comes back to 'sanity 'he
is 'ready to light for the truth' of his ox
perlence and that ho holds it the spirit, whoso
separate existence ho thus repeatedly tests
will last for aona and wans. '
' It Is pointed out by Prof. Thomas Da Idson,
who has seen tlia letter, that the same convic
tion, if not the same experience, only with
another, is described iu In Meruorism XOV.
The stanzas are generally paased over as re
ferring to a mere poetlo frenzy of grief, lint
reading them in the light of the calmly penned
prose puts an. entirely different aspect on the
incident contained In them."
"IF YOU HAD A MILLION DOLLARS."
"The Evening Warld'a " Interesting Query
Awaken Interest In Georgia.
With a commendable spirit of emulation tho
Atlanta Journal, in a recent issue, devoted
nearly two columns to interviews obtained from
Georgia citizens of both sexes as to what they
wonld do if they had a million dollars.
The widespread interest which was awakened
by this dlsousalon in the columns of Tue Evix
nto World, as evidenced from the number of
letters received upon the subject, moed tho
Journal to follow up the idea and submit to its
readers the different expressions of opinion on
the interesting topic.
Among the ladles who were asked "what they
would do if they had a million dollars " there
were but a few cases where a portion of the
money would not be devoted to chsritablo pur
poses, while among tho men, whilo charity
formed a prominent excuse for getting rid of
the large sum, in the main they would devote
the major part to enjoying life in all its
branches. One enthuilaatie Individual declared
that he would run a baseball team during tho
Summer.
Another said he would devote seven hundred
thousand of it iu trying to make Atlanta a Pro
hibition town, while an unpatriotic military
gentleman announced that ho would live the
rest of his life in l'aris.
Congratulations aredue, the Atlanta Journal
for its enterprise iu following In tho Yootsteps of
Tits Kvbhimo WpBLD.and presenting iu readers
with a lively toplo for discusalnn, which is alike
appreciated by the young and old.
An Old Wall Htreet Man Dead.
Gerard B. Scranton, formerly of the firm of
Bcranton A Wlllard, died at Lakewood, lN. J.,
tt S o'clock this morning. Mr. Scranton had
een, a member of the Stock Exchange for
nearly twenty years.
"Hea!ly Woadsrful."
Ma. Ktxra.
DsabSibi I have used lUxsB's'ExracTOBAH la
family, can ufslnarantM It as a sure car for all
mwjll indeed. Its earattvapropertle are riaU
..Mr,--J?VS. Witaov.
.. . 3WartJU8U&.jk,eH, e.
TIIE FUNNY MEN AT WORK.
BOMB SAMPLES OF TIIE J0KE8 MANUFAC
TURED TO ORDER.
Ula Slstsr Xs Skill Single,
(yen rtnn.l
Mttlo Herbert That's nothing.
Mr. Zlnn What's nothing?
Llttlo Herbcrt-That trick. J taught Wiggles
to carry a cane in his mouth before he was a year
old.
Not That Kind of a Man.
Evangelist My friend, do you ever spend any
time on your knees J"
Sinner No, I msko my wife put down the car
pots Spring and Fall.
lUval Attractions.
From fA CMntfo Otobs.
Deacon The pews are not more than half filled
to-day. How do you arcount for It ?
Clergyman Bob Ingoraoll, Dob Elsmero and
tho Sunday newspapers: that's what ails the
pews.
lie Forgot the Cyclones.
(from rvxat Sttgt.
Dostonian Bo yon live out WtsL
Western Man Yes, sir.
' ' Well, you haven't got much to blow about. "
' ' Haven't, oh T How about our cyclones V
He Wanted It.
Vest tkt CJtxeago Trtbvni,
"Is It possible, sir," said the visitor, as ho
looked at a specimon in the museum of tho Sci
entific Association, "that this is a jxstrlfac
tlon J"
"Yes, sir," replied the custodian, with par
donablo pride, "that is a genuine petrified
ham."
"Is it for sale 7" demanded tho visitor, ex.
cltcdly. "If It is, I want it. I don't caro a dam
what it costs I" . ....
(You havo guessed correctly. He was the pro
prictor of a railway eatlng-hnuie.
A ilnmbooxle.
fren Ttxat &tflta:
First Dude How much did you pay for this
cano?
Second Dude Three dollars. It's genuine
bamboo. , , ....
' Tho man who sold It to yon bamboozled you
very nicely. It's only imitation."
Endlcott's) Legacy.
tVom iVnrS.
The first of tho Endlcotts, ancestor of the
Miss Endicott whom Mr. Joseph Chamberlain
has just married at Washington, introduced
into America tho English daisy, which in Mas
sachusetts is still called "Endicott's Legacy."
All men of British blood are kiu,
However far thoy range. , ,
Doth John and Jonathan must win
By floral interchange.
Two centurliH and a half ago
John Endicott, wo'ro told. .
First bade tho Brltiah daisy blow
In Maaaachusctts old.
Now Josoph's luckiest of lots
Is to bring home (Hurroolll)
Tho flower of tho Endlootta
From, Massachusetts now I
Sure Flora on tho match must radio!
Fortunato Joseph C. .
Tims to bring back to tho Old Isle
Endicott's Legacy I . . , . ., .
Twixt England. Old and New, fresh link!
Arrah. now, lt. bo slay I
You'll surely Join its as wo drink
"Tho Orchid and tho DaiHy I"
A Popular Itemedy,
Van Tmu Sfliit.
Tommy Ma, I've sprained my wrist. What
shall I put on ItT
Mother Bathe It In whiskey, my son.
"Ma, I say"
"Wiatlslt, Tommy.t" ,
"Did pa over sprain his throat?"
"Yes, Tommy. Ho gets it, in the neck occasionally."
Dine Eyes vs. Illack.
tfV-owt (As ftirfoon.l
Poets havo sung of a dazzling bright eye.
An orb of Jetty black hue,
Of an eagle-like eye a proud flashing eye,
But my heart is not with them, Icannettell
why,
For I love tho soft light of tho blue.
Nobly and queenly the arrowy gleam,
For eyes that aro sablo to view:
But it cannot comparo with tho mild, mellow
beam.
The calm, gentle glimmer, tho hcart-lovo su
tireme.
That dwells in the depths of the blue.
The fiery black eye is tho one to command.
By the fear it inspires to subdue;
But whit icy heart can the pleading withstand,
Can resist the persusaion, therniatful demand,
Implored by tho soft eyes of bluo T
Tho lightning shaft, rending the storm clouds
on high;
The heavens all darkened to view:
Oh, that, that resembles tho angry mack cyet
But the mild ray of suullght,"the clear summer
This, tills is tho typo of the bluet
A Nor Olgnntlo Feature.
The Eden Musee will be closed to the publlo
to-morrow evening to admit of a private recep
tion and first viow of E. llcnonf gigantto
paintlug, "Tho Brooklyn Bridge." Tho art
gallery will bo open to the publlo on Friday. It
contains a choice, collection of paintings from
tho l'aris Sslon of this year.
I.ainplxzle'a Ready Stiletto.
Emillo Lampizzlo, of 200 Elizabeth street,
was held in $1,000 bonds at the Tombs this
morning for jabbing a stiletto into Georgo
EJlakn's hand. Lampirztohad paid too much
attention to Eilako's wife, and tho husband re
monstrated with him.
Guest at Ciothnm's Hotel.
Among the most prominent at tho Grand Hotel
are : Waro B. (lay, of Boston: Dr. C. T.
Alexandre, U. S. A. : J. W. Hntt, of Albany: E.
A. Frcar, of Troy; George It. Eager, of Boston,
and J. U. Warren, Captain of Engineers, U.
S. A.
At the Gil sey IIouso are C. 3. Hastings, of
Hochestorj Congressman 1L W. Townsheud, of
Illinois; O. 0. IIubbard,of Washington; Austin
La throp, Superintendent of Prisons: ex-Congressman
J. S. Smart, of Cambridge, N.Y.
Among the Bturtovant House guests aro J. F.
Leighton, of Connecticut: It. II. McDonald, of
Massachusetts; W. U. Stone, of Elgin, 111., and
W. II. Maglnore, of Bellevue. O.
Beglstered at the Brunswick are F. M. Olid
den, of Boston; Algernon St. Maur, of Mon.
treal: W, T. Atwater, of Buffalo, and 1L li.
Heath, of St. Paul.
E. II. Brooko. of Cleveland: D. O. Stewart, of
Pittsburg: A. F. Hafford, of Minneapolis, and
Douglas H. Thomas, of Baltimore, are to bo
found at the St. James.
At the Hoffman House are Mnlvln Smith, of
Montreal: V. S. KimbalL, of Phlladelplila: F.lt.
Winnr. of llochester: D. Gut man, of San Fran,
ciaco; W. II. OaWell, of Ncwburg, and P. V.
Shea, Jr.. of Holyoke, Mass.
Dr. Charles II. Mallett and H. L. Daggett, of
Boston: W. F. Parr, of Oneida, Tenn., and W.
L. McClintock, of Pittsburg, are among the Al
bemarle guests.
Seen on the register of the Fifth Avenue Hotel
are the names of E. w. Ogleboy, of Cleveland j
Amelia E. Barr. of Cornwall-on-the-Hudson; J,
II. Woodruff, of Auburn, and J. McK. White,
of Baltimore.
u M. Boblnaon.of Virginia: D. McQowan. of
Philadelphia; W. D. Evarts. of Chicago, and J.
V. Uelany, of Syracuse, are guests at the
Bartholdi.
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A SArz. car ear for oooths irolds. . ApAWSor'a
BoiAM HO BAUAMi t-SlkyAX, W St. aairhSTt V
tiiiiiiTifiiriii-itsM-Mi-i,
USEFUL HOLIDAY GIFTS.
Wc ore now showing a large collection of useful Holiday
Presents, which we nro soiling at very low prices as a special
inducement to early buyers. To-morrow we make an extraor
dinary offering, consisting of 35 pieces superb quality Black
Gros Grain Silk, on which our regular price is $1,69 per yard,
at the special price of
$1.10 PER YARD.
Also, several Dress Patterns of Silks, ranging from 16 to 20
yards to a pattern, at $11.98, $13.49, $14.98 and $18.00.
500 Wool Dress Patterns, put up expressly for Holiday
Gifts, at $1.75, $2.25, $2.50, $3.50 and $4.00 per pattern.
400 All-Wool Braided Tricot Robes, former price, $9.00;
now $6.00.
450 Flannel Braided Robes, a genuine bargain, $3.50.
Sateen, Gingham and Seersucker Patterns from $1.00
upward.
OPEN EVENINGS.
BLOOMINGDALE BROS.,
Third Ave an 59th St.
BOBBERY AT THE PALLS.
Visitor. Not Victimized 8d Ttadly a. They
Were In Former Times.
rrom I. I'lillaiUlfhlit Ilttord
A centlemon who has just returned from
Nioenra Fills, bavins paid his first visit to it,
tells mo that he thinks the press ought to
ratio a protest against tho oxtortions which
were practlsod upon him. And yot tho
traveller enjoys an immunity now such as
can hardly bo dreamed of by those who havo
not beenthcro In tho past two or three years.
Thoro-nas a timo whon tho hotel keepers,
tho drivers of hacks, and tho owners of the
proporty surrounding tho cataract wero
roally banded tocother in ono cicantio
conspiracy for flctclnc tho public. Thero
wan no way of redress for their merciless ex
actions. It was impossible for any one to
lobtain oven a distant climpse of the Falls
unless ho paid toll to the sharpers who
hemmed him in from every side. Sevoral of
tho inhabitants of tho village who wore inter
ested in the " bazaars" and points of Interest
wero iu a sort of nnu with the legion of hack
men for the purpose of perfecting n system of
Shlebotomy. Uoat Island, tho Suspension
ridge. Prospect Park and all tho other natu
ral objects of Interest in tho vicinity wero
each gunrded bysomebody who was author
ized to lay toll. At the snmo timo the drivers
and guides received a regular rate of com
mission from tho proprietors of tho fancy
stores in the Clifton House, the Cataract
House, tho Whirlpool Rapids storo and all tho
Indian bazaars for every visitor whom thoy
could bring to these places. In September
lost, while paving a visit to the Falls. I found
that this had all been changed. Goat Island
and all tho land on cither side of tho river
and falls is now open and free to everybody.
It is no longer necessary for a traveller to fill
his pockets with quarters, half dollars and
dollars for the Imps who. formerly confronted
him st every turn. Tho hackmeu, who for
impudence surpass anything that their tribo
can produco in the world, ore still as activo
as ever, but a stop lias boon put to tue opera
tion of the gouges which they onco worked
in perfect security. All this has been
duo to the supervision of the Reservation
Commission which ttndor the author
ity of Canada and New York Btato has con
verted tho region into an intornational park
and which has dono much to enhance, the
natural attractions of the place. Ho far as it
is within the power of tho Commission it has
abolished alt fees, tips and tolls and has in
troduced a system of cheap transit in coaches.
It is now possible to rido at leisure over Goat
Island and Prospect Park for a quarter of t
dollar, where, m former times, $5 or $10
would hao been the smallest amount that a
tourist would have had to pay for those
privileges after being rushed around
for nn hour or two and then landed
at his hotol. Each time that
ha might wish to have n glimpse of tho cata
ract ho Vios compelled to submit to the saino,
extortion. Of courso, thore nro still all kinds'
of sharpers who nro on the lookout for Inno
cent travellers who do not know how to es
cape robbery, but Nlogary Falls is no longer
the scene of tho imposition and swindling
that It once was. Ib is not generally known,
however, that theso harpies are now under
control and that tho laud-grabbers who
fenced in tho Fallshave been scattered to tho
four winds. If it wero, many a traveller who
has cursed them and pledged himself never
to be caught a second timo in their clutches
would bo inclined to visit tho great wonder
again.
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Matty Chances to Marry.
From an Ann Arbor (JfrA. ) Sjrctal.
When the eccentric old bachelor, Luther
James, died throe months ago, ho left about
$250,000 to his nephew, J. L. Babcock, of
Chicago, on condition that tho latter should
marry within five years. Babcock Is hero
settling up tho estate, and his life is made
miserable liv tho number of letters received
from young women who aro anxious for lovo
and fortune. From the nowspapor accounts
sent out of the singular bequest it came to bo
bolieved that Ilabeock is a young man, when
tho fact is that ho is past middle life. He
has recoived offers of marriage from Indies in
Chicago, Detroit. Philadelphia, Baltimore,
Now York, Richmond, Cincinnati. Now
Orleans and hundreds of smaller towns.
His mail is growing dally and ho is almost
persuaded to lorfcit Bis fortune.
Biistnr Looking- Up.
"Has the cold snap rovhed business to any
extent?" said a friend to a Philadelphia hard
ware merchant. ....
" I should say so. xosterday I sold a dozen
alcohol stoves to saloon-keepers and twice as
many cans for hot whiskey punches. "
An Kxpert.
From Ttxa (lf9f.l
Mother Johnny, I'm shocked to hear you
swear. Do you learn that at school T
Johnny Learn it at school! Why it's me what
teaches the other boys.
Thk pries of Moxxll's Txituixo Commit, plsem It
within th resell of all who bar intanU. 5oetiU. .
ESTABLISHED 1807.
B. M. COMMIT S GO.
l'AKI.OU HUITH from 820 to 8300. IxmnxM
and Loans Beds fromS'it Softs and Sofa Bed from
8 10 1 Eur Cbalra from 80.
UIIAMIlHIt HU1TN, In Uahoainr, Antique Oak,
Walnut. Alb, Cherrr, 4c, 812 to 8300.
PIUU UI.ASHK8 from 87 1 Patent Rockers from
84 1 Ladles' Oetke from 87,00 1 Mantel alines from
8t Couches from 810 Wardrobes, 87 to 875 (
Chiffonier., 80 to 850.
FOMiINd.lIfliH, treat Tarletr, 812 to 8150.
1KIHTKA.DK, 82 to 875 1 Bnreani, 83 to 850.
HIDUnOAllDN, 810 to 8200 Leather Chain,
83.50 to 825 1 Cine Chairs from SO cents; Hall
Stands, 95 to 8125.
DIISKH AND OFFICE FUItNITUItE, Seore
tarj.IJbroir and Bookcue. Offlce Chairs from 81.50.
JUATTKEHHEH from 81.501 Spring Bede, 81 to
8 15 1 feather Bed, Pillow and Bolsters. Comfort
able! and Blanket!. STOVES AND RANGES
from 85.
MOQUETTE BODY BItTJKHEI.S, Velxet, Wil
ton, Tapritrx, Ingrain, Hemp and LUt Carpets, Oil
Clothi, Linoleum, Rugi and Mati, Cocoa and Cblna
Mattings. Window Shade from 81 per pair; Clocks
and Bronxei from 81.50; Lamps from 81 1 Lace
Curtains from 81.50. C'ROCKEIIY.
Paintings in oil or water colors. Engrarlngs, Etchings,
Ac, from 81.60. Goods tent eTerjwher. New price
list mailed.
153, ISO, 157, 150, 101, 103, 105
CHATHAM STREET,
103, 105, 107, 100, 201, 203, 205
PARK ROW, New York,
BETWEEN CITY HALL AND CHATHAM
SQUARE.
Cash or Credit. Close Onyera Invited.
COWPERTHWAIT.
FOR UNCLE BAM'S ARMY. i
Plenty of Wonld-Do Hermits, but Compar
atively Few Enlistment. '
" No; thero aro-notso many men enlisting ,
in the service nowadays as there formerly
were," said n corporal who was stationed at
tho cntranco of an army recruiting bureau i
to EvENrtro Wobld reporter.
' ' This Is not because of any dearth of ap
plications, for wo havo at (east ten or fifteen
everyday; but It Is on aceount of tho appli
cants not being nblo to answer the require
ments, physically and mentally. To be sure,
n man does not have to bo an ideal. He has
merely to bo able to read and write find to be
at least 5 feet 4 inches tall, weigh not less
than 128 pounds nor more than 190. His
hearing must be good, as must also his eye
sight. " The first five years of service ho receives
$13 per month, unless promoted, end thon,
of courso bo receives more salary. He also
has an allowanco of 9200 for clothing, and If
careful, he may savo at least $50 of the
amount ; and beginning tho third yoar he
gets 1 per month extra, $2 a month for the
fourth year and S3 for the third year. This
is put away, and at tho end of his time (five
years) he receive tho full amount $72 in
cash.
' ' Out of these three or four hundred ap
plicants not moro than thirty or forty are
successful. Drunken men or 'bums' are
hot allowed to go upstairs, although a great
many attempt to do so. Tramps read this re.
crulting notico (pointing to the wall) and are
particularly fascinated with tho prospect of
retiring after thirty years' senice on three,
tjuartors pay, or If they bocomo Infirm while
in tho service of going to the Soldiers' Home
in Washington and living in comparative
luxury."
Cheap lteitaurant Slang.
From I S Omaha lltraltt
"Bo if I wero to give tho cook your order as
stated by you, and say. ' Ono porterhouse
steak, ' the cook would broil himself to death
on tho coals in astonishment. I'd simply say
'brown stono front,' and your order would
bo sen ed to a turn. So, fried ham is re
duced to ' one in the pan,' and boiled eggs
to ' two in the water.' Poached eggs, In our
vernacular, becomo ' chippies on the fence,'
and if desired on tcast, ' three on horseback.'
Scrambled eggs signify ' shipwreck,' and
milk toast Is furnished bv ordering ' grave
yard stew.' Hpareribs are ' hoopskirts,' and
sausage in the kitchen takes the name of
' cable line.' And to summarize, soup is
shouted bowl up:' hot cakes, ' stack 'em
up.' biscuits aro 'life preservers.' Tea is
' Chlueso fluid.' milk, ' essence of cow,' aud
water simply 'float.' 'Summertime' is the
call for oatmeal. The delicacy of frog's legs
is known by the name of ' song and dance
men without a body,' and that evidence of
Boston culture, pork and beans, calls for the
patrlotlo synonym. ' stars and stripes. ' Now,
what's your order ? 'Pates de foie gras. ' Oh,
heaven 1 Let me make the cook commit out-clde."
What Is Catarrh
Catarrh Is an Inflammation of the aracous membranes, 8arsparUlalsthrmd for this rr.lncreaslng tnal.
and ruajr affect the bead, throat, stomacb, bowels or adj. H attacks at one the aourc of the dlseaa by
bladder. But catarrh of th bead Is lb most common, purlfjtng and enriching the blood, which, a It reach
often coming an o gradually that It baa a Arm bold before the delleat passage of the mucous membrane, aoothe
th natur of the trouble Is suipeottd. Catarrh Is canted and rebuilds the tieine, glilng them tendency to health
by a cold, or succession of oolds, combined with impure Instead of disease, and ultimately curing the affection,
blood. Its local symptoms are fatness and beat lath At the same time Hood' Sarsapsrllla builds op th
forehead, dryness In the not and back part of the throat whole system and makes on feel that he ba taken a new
and a disagreeable discharge from the no. When the leas of life.
disease gains a Arm hold on th system. It become "Porxinal years I had a catarrhal affection In ray
ehronlo and I then exceedingly dangerous and treacher. throat, and bad tried sereral medicines, bat could find
ea, liable to derelop Into consumption. The eye be- nothing to help me. I must say I was very much bene-
conielnflamedandred.therelstbrobblnglnthstemples, Bled by using Hood's Sarsaparllla, and would recom.
.ringing noise in th ear, headache, capricious appetite mend It very highly," Euas P. Dtvsixa, Omaha,
andsometlmesloetof tens of mU and hearing. Hood' Neb,
Hood's Sarsaparllla Hood's Sarsaparllla
Bold by alldrugf lets. I i six. for $5, Prepared only by Bold by aJI druggist. lslxfor5. Prepared only by
'0. X. HOOD A CO., Apotbcrl, Lowell, Hug, O. U HOOD A CO.. Apottwearit. Lowell, Haas,
100 P0SB8 OKB POXIiAR, vlOO DOtHW OWVpj&AJt, .
I
a
Grand St., Nemr York. i
NOW MSPLAYINli : j j
THE LAEGEST ASSORTMENT OF 1 '
CHRISTMAS GIFTS. 1 1
Something Suitable for All Ages, .1 j
! or
FROM A SEJIFLE TOY TO TIIB MOST COSTLY DIAMOND. J hi
DOLLS! DOLLS!! cold jeur v. I
THOUSANDS. IP KOT MILLIONS, OF THEM. ?'"08 '? rUBKAWD PEltFECT BTOIfW, , ' $,
DOLLB OP EVKBY SIZE, NATION AND COLOR, 'E' 1 15 TONESt SOLITAnm
AND AT ALL PltlCES FROM fio. TO 50.00. rDIJFALSJB.ILSAKIIN08, 80BEW AK-KNOBS. , in
DOLLS FROM THE RAO BABY TO TUE FINEST HOLITAmE AND CLUSTER RIN08.-BAND AND i fc
FRENCH BISQUE DOLLS. DOLLS THAT LAUGH, INITIAL GENTLEMEN'S RINGS. LACE-PINS. m
DOLLS THAT CRY. FLIRT AND SLEEP. laBA5.AND FANtJT SETTINGS. 1 TO 15
STONES i SCARF-PINS, SOLITAIRE AND FANOY f St
NO HUCII COLLECTION IN TIIE CITY. SETTINOSt OENTS' DIAMOND STUDS FROM B
M, a.a4iB 1-10 io IK CARATS i HANDSOME COMBINATIONS tu
O I Tfil VC" I I HDIE8' FINGER-RINGS OF OPALS AND DIA-' bi
e B 1 1 I A ' ' iMONDS. RUBIES AND DIAMONDS. EMERALDS U
Ul IUIU I I AND DIAMONDS.
TOYS OF EVERY VARIETY, !N FACT. NOTH. PLffialirSo fJKS" 55St' -
INO IN A TOY BUT WHAT CAN BE FOUND IN DD FANCIES IN GOLD, AT PRICES WHtonS Jc
OUR LARGE COLLECTION. WILL SHOW A LARGE 8AVINO OVER REQULAR "i
. - JEWELRY-8TORE PRICES. RHINE-STONE NOV. b
8KIN-COVERED ANIMALS IN LARGE ASSORT- ELTIES IN LACE-PINS AND EARRINGS 1 ALSO1
MENT. N ORNAMENTS FOR THE HAIR. LARGE ASSORT- ,r
HORSES, WAGONS, CARTS, SLEIGHS, 8LED8, MENT CLOCKS, BRONZES AND FIOURES. , V
TRICYCLES, BICYCLES, PROPELLERS, HOBBY- .- ,,
HORSES, 4a, IN ALL SIZFS AND PRICES. SiL.WCR " "
GAMES, DRUMS, and silver-plated ware. ,
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS. AKKSTnimpH,
IN LARGE AND VARIED ASSORTMENTS. "Ks'InLDErI BRU8UE'W- I
BOOKS & STATIONERY, jskkjsf
UWWStw w wasV.. TRIPLE-PLATED CAKE-BASKETS FROM 1)2.00 ,
STANDARD WORKS IN SETS AND SINGLE TO $.8.00.
VOLUMES! ALSO FAIRY TALE8 AND STORY SILVER-PLATED FRUIT. DISHES, $3.00 TO B
BOOKS. BOOKS FOR SUNDAY-SCHOOL, CHOICE 430 00
GIFT BOOKS, PRAYER-BOOKS AND BIBLES. BILVER-PLATED INDIVIDUAL SALTS AND PEP.
PERS, 24o. EACH. ,
aoh'oTr8 IN PLU8U' BATIN nooERS's triple-p-xTted table-- S
1$2.U3 DO AlZfi t ej.
WILLOW AND BRASS WARE. ,E?gSg$. triple -plated 80up.ladlbv
NOVELTIES AND ODDITIES IN SHAPES AND " i
8 BONBON. PERFUMERY AND FANCY BASKETS. SULIUblLVEnWAllEa'l
ODD SHAPES IN WASTE BASKETS, SATIN- WWUII Vlb I Ba.lt 1 Mltkl J
LINED WORK BA8KET8( ALSO INFANTS' BAS. NEW DE8IGN8 IN SOLID SILVER SPOONS.'
KET8. FORKS. BUTTON HOOKS, BABY-RATTLES.
FULL ASSORTMENT FLOWER BA8KETS AND TOBACCO-BOXE8, CUP8, SUGAR-SPOONS. tl
STANDS i:FINE8T GOODS IN WORK BASKETS, BUTTER-KNIVES, MATCII-8AFE8 1 CHILDREN'S'
FURNISHED AND UNFURNISHED, TRIMMED SETS 'IN OASES (SOLID SU.VER), 4.05, $6.60. Si
AND UNTRIMMEDt MUSIC STANDS, BEWINO ,8 o5 B0UD SILVER NAPKUMUNGS, 451.00. i
STANDS, INFANTS' STANDS, LUNCH AND $1.35, $1.75 TO $7.00 EACH. ' '
BHOPPINO SATCHELS, SCHOOL BAGS, IN ti
large assortment. . 'DrtPK'irT1 A 1TT"l TADT17 P
OXIDIZED UMBRELLA STANDS, AT $1.20 UP; FUVlVJul ftNU XADLiEi.
SOLID BRASS UMBRELLA STANDS, AT $2.24.
BRA8BFIRE8ET3,ANDIRONS,FENDER8.BLOW- I II "sT st? V9 - tl
ER STANDS, COAL HODS AND COAL VASES. VV I LCKT'l ' -' ,' b
BRASS AND NICKEL OU8PADORES FROM 200. . tl
UP. FINE STAO-UANDLE OARVINO KNIFE ANT '
PAriER-MAOnE BRACKETS, COMB CASES, FORK AT 00c, $1, $1.20, $1.42, $1.65 THE SET. ,
PUFF BOXES, HAKDKEROHIEF AND OLOVE IVORIDE-IIANDLE OARVINO KNIFE AND ?
SETS, CUFF AND COLLAR BOXES, WALL POCK- FORK AT $1.47. $1.80 AN.D $2 THE SET. , c
ETC, 1c. TABLE KNIVES AND FORKS IN COCOA. 1YOB. 4
... IDE, BONE AND IVORY HANDLES. AT IL,
FANOY COMBINATIONS, TOILET GLASSES. $1 1? L45 $1 M $ 7 $a0Q TnK 8ET
COMB CASES AND TOWEL RAOK8. a BAD"- .
EAllfV JIDTIsjI EO CHILDREN'S SETS, KNIFE AND FORK, FINS '
Hllll I Mil I lUsBKikOsj STEEU 13a, I80., 25a., 42c. AND B5o. THE BET. "
POCKET KNIVES.LAROEABSORTMENT.SHELIV C
(On. StpronrJ, Floot'A stao and ivory handles.
Wii aecona, j: 1001.1 best steel razors, 75c. $1.00. L38 ah
BRASS AND FANOY METAL MATCH SAFES, 9L&0 . '
WHISK-BROOM HOLDERS AND PLAQUES; RAZOR STROPS, 31c, 45c, 65c, 86a AND. ,
WALNUT. EBONY AND FLUSH WORK-BOXES $1.0Q. '
AND WRITING-DESKS. LADIES' SCISSORS, 28a, 32a, 38a TO 78a, "
PLUSH JEWELRY BOXES, OLOVE AND HAND- PAIR. j
KERCHIEF BOXES. . SHEARS FROM 42a TO $1.15 PAIH. BUTTON-
JAPANESE WARE OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS. IJOLE 8CIB80R8 FROM 28a TO 65a PAIR. '
BRASS, WALNUT AND EBONY BMOKINO SETSi EMBROIDERY 8CI880R8, 25a AND 32c PAIR,1
BRASS AND FANCY METAL A8U-REOE1VER8. MANICURE SCISSORS, 21c, 55a AND 76a PAHV
To select suitable Christmas Presents for
old or young, rich or poor, the large and , I
varied assortments in our 85 departments I
will mafoe it an easy task. ' t -
EDWARD RIDLEY S SONl EDWARD RIDLEY I SONS, !
309, 311, 311 1-2 to 321 BRAND ST., 309, 311, 311 1-2 to 321 GRAND ST.,
f.O TO 70 ALLEN ST.. 50 TO Q.. ORCHARD 8T. 50 TO 70 ALLEN ST., CO TO 05 ORCHARD ST. i
(HOLIDAY PRESENTS,
DIAMONDS ID WATCHES.
WE CALL THE ATTENTION OF PUROIIAB
ERSOF HOLIDAY PRESENTS TO OUIl ELB
(1ANT STOCK OF DIAMONDS. RUBIES. EM
FIIALD8 AND 8APP1U11ES. SET IN COMHI
NATIONS OF DIAMONDS IN EVERY UNUJUE
AND ELEGANT DE8ION. BE1NO IMPORTERH
OF PltKOlOUS BTONLS AND HAVING T11EM
a(rT UNDEll OUR OWN SUPERVISION BN
AllI.RS US TO PKODUOE THE BEST OUT
BTONF.8 AND MATCHED PAIRS IN THE
UN1TED8TATE8, II AVINO NO DUTY TO PAY
ON THESE PHEOIOU8 NTONrS IN THEIR
ItOUOlI STATE AND NO PROFIT TO PAY TO
IMPORTERS WK CAN SELL AT LEAST 35
PER OKNT. LOWER THAN ANY ONE IN THE
TRADE. WE HAVE ALSO A FINE ASSORT
MENT OF WATCHES.
SOLID GOLD WATCHES. LARGE SIZES.
FOR GENTLEMEN, $45 AND $35.
SOLID SILVER WATOIIFR. LARGE SIZES,
FOR GENTLEMEN. 1U AND $15
SOLID SILVER WATCHES, FOR BOYS, $0
AND $12 I
SOLID GOLD WATCHES, FOR LADIES AND !
MISSES, IN ETCHED. 01IA8ED AND DE0O- I
RATED CASKS, $15, $20 AND $30. I
G0LDSITH& COMPANY,
IMPORTERS AND;CUTTER8 OF
DIAMONDS
Precious Stones,
909 BROADWAY,
29 RUE BLEU, 25 nATTON GARDEN,
Pari. jjondoB.
OPEN EYENING8 UNTIT. 8.
! ' ' M i i mmm
jj, ...-..nJVrSriiltfl MtrilWMiil-
18 Tins WHY JACKSON FLED?
The AbnconUlns; Trensury Casliler'a Willi , ,
Co-respondent In a Divorce Salt. j
A divorce jnBt obtained In the Supreme Court '
throws a new light on the case of Henry Jlartlh, ,
Jackson, tho Bub-Treasury cashier wHo ab- ,
sconded in October, 1887, Ttith $10,000. Jack- j
son's flight was considered very strange, as he
might as easily have taken a million as a few I I
thousands. . . . . . ' ' '
Jackson's friend, Nathan H. Banford. of
Goihen. N. Y.. has Just been divorced from bJi' t ,
wlfo on the latter's applicatlou. the eo-respopd- 1 ,
eut being Mrs. Jackson, wife of tho absconding i
Testimony taken before nsfcree James F. .
Bwanton showed that Banford and Mrs. Jackson
were seen leaving a house of ill repute together. 1
an(Uhe fact thafthe couple were shown to have. ,
been Intimate more than a year leads to; thq be-
lief that- Jackson was made reckless by th$ 'i
wife's unfaithfulness. f
...... ' i ' H
!'
c Good Health 1
depends upon fl
Good Digestion 1
You rosy not bar ' WL
Dyspepsia . ' I
i now, bnt If yon contlnn tb overwork yonr stomach If I
late suppers, rich (bod, and other IndlscreUons. yon win W
t bare It nnless jrou rurnUh an aid to dlzeioon, Tb B
symptoms of djspepsla must not be netuctcd. Tai , B
car of your itomacn In Urns. 'm v
) '
. (SptonJ?c? I
(DiocsTiri Taunt) JS
prevsut and correct all g iitrio troubUi. M
Mr. Uui C. Write, of tb Boston Polks, stwtl M
Tbey seem to reller my dlitreis almost tottaetty. M
and lean cat tblnit that! bardly oartd to ttdaktf .ft
before uilog reptontz."
. SOLD BY DRUQOISTS. f
Mailed prepaid, on receipt of prie. 1
78 cents per box.
THE AXLSTON CO., 67 Hlfh 8tt, MtHM$
. Jtw-cjt-rtJwft;iiAl s- . v? t
am
iriJlr'hr All! sTWii ittl,il:i)iiieW..VAt. .A ., ,.4, -u i--Lj. HiB

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