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I !!! tay for YtarFavoHIo Schoolmistress. . THE WOULD: MONDAY EVENING. JANUARY 0. 1890. .Sw.nllnr,.Th,.nhnr..n.i... H
I UHGAHHT miDHIGHT SIGHTS.
I Unqaltt Spirits That Haunt Scenes
I Tbey Knew In the Flesh.
,1 Ohoit Btorles Told by Readers or
I Tho Evening World. '
1 A crnlden double eagle Kill be given to the
1 rron who tends In the best ghost story to
I Tnr. EtEttlso Wobld. J'ersonal experiences
should forn the foundation of the ttorle.
Then should lie addressed " To the Uhnst
J'dltor," should be vrltten on ottiy one elite
oflhevaper, and should In no cate contain
over 200 tecroV. The name nnit address aj
the writer I required, but will not be pub.
Ilshed IJ a request to that ejict accompanies
Conjured by a Mlnco Plo.
The clock strnck twelve, anil by lnr bed
A sliest did softly Kllds.
Of course I mil hintr to It sstri
Of fright I could Lite died.
' Oh, pale and wan ltn ahagtlr face.
Anil Krove-lUn were lie rlotliesl
A death-like apoctre from Ibe racei
Obi how tbe moisture row.
The moon with her silvery lLvht
Full upou the rhantom shone.
Imainne what it la fit nbrht
VI 1th a ffhoit to be alone
Three times It wared Ha bony hand.
While I 'hook beneath the clothes,
1 hen all the l'liiik I could command
To the surface quickly rose.
I tried lo ecream, but all In valni
It vanished In theatr.
1 J J n0P " ne'er will come araln,
I For 'twas the old nightmare. Ada,
Tho Qbost Under tho Bod.
When I was about ten yours oldl llvod in
tho country. We moved In a home that was
supposed to be haunted. Our family not
believing In ghosts, wo were not afraid to
rent the homo as a place of residence.
1 slept alone. One night I had not re
tired until very late. NMicn I Rot into bed
I was very much surprised by hcnrtuK a
clankltiK noise tinder It. 1 thought my time
bad surely come. I was afraid to call for
help. I looked under tho licit and I saw
something white, movinc It turned out to
bo a largo vrhito and tan doc of ours.
Tho Man Woo Murdorod.
Borne yearn ago, while, in Bun Antonio,
Tex., at the McnKor Hotel (on tho Alamo.
1'laa), tho follotvinc happened:
I had retired early and slept soundly,
until I was woke up by the clock striking
13. Bitting up in bed I saw plainly in front
of mo a man. I alwara carried a six shooter,
and, reaching for it from under my pillow,
"Hay, old man, what do you want here?
Haven t you made a mistake, and Rotten in
tbe wrong room?"
Ho nindo no answer, but, pointing to the
door, waved his hand as if he wanted me to
follow. I sot up, ilres-od and followed 1dm,
He led me to tho oilier end of tho city (the
main plaza), whoro I found a largo crowd.
When tanked the meaning nf it I was in
formed a man had lust been murdered.
I pushed my way Into the crowd and saw
on tho ground my visitor of n half hour bo
forc.dcad. llooked'arouud In sea my friend,
but lie had vanished. Could it have been
possible I bad seen tho ghost of the
murdered man t Okno.
From a Dlssoctlnff-Room.
Bomo years ago, after dissecting a nnb.'oct,
I took tho bones to a fi iend to have the flesh
boiled on them. Tho llrst night after
the boiling a man wearing a full-dress suit,
silk hat, .Vc. entered my friend's mill and
asked the watchman for his hand, and Imme
diately disappeared in a puff of smoke.
Next night tho same man appealed In the
yard, and, pointing to tho ground, said
The proprietor, who had spent hundreds
of dollars in dry wells, put a forco of men to
driving a well at this spot. At a depth nf
thirty feet a good tiow of crystal water was
A few days after, being called to see a
patient with acuta rheumati-m. I acci
dentally uae him a glasi of this water and
was dumfonuded to hear him exclaim:
"My rheumatism U gone." Hlnco then
thin water has cured hundreds of casts of
Unon investigation I found that this man
had died on his wedding dar of acute rheu
matism. In making tho dissection I had
unintentionally thrown one hand Into the
sewtrplpe. 'Ihemlll proprietor telb. iro he
i unable to keep a watchman any more as
the ghost makes nightly visits in search of
Ida hand. Dr. F. SJ. V.
.9 My grandparonts lived In Ohio, Keigh-
A'' aors wondered when they purchased Henry
Kl lilllings's old homestead, ill l'ickaway
, County. Henry had died suddenly; the
home remained empty, and people declared
tho old man's ghost was around.
The house was under the ban five years,
and (Irnndpa l'eters secured a bargain.
They hail occupied the houi-o a week, when
one night they returned frumn wedding,
(Iruiidmnther was tired and was soon sleep
ing soundly: About :i a. m. she awoko with
a start. Hitting in the big atmchair. not
ten feet away, was old Hillings, with his
long white heard and silvery locks, l.'-s
chin rested on his hands, and his deep
sunken eyes stared at grandmother,
Tho scene must have been frightfully real
istic. The versplratinn streamed fiom every
rote. A fit ling nf faintutas struggled in
hcrhroaat. but with a mighty effort grand
mother sprang from bed, and with a terrifj
ing scream clutcLed tho old man by the
Tho ghost proved to bo her own white
ilresa, which sho had carelessly thrown ou
the chair. A. 1L G.
Her Lover's Wraith.
Two year ago I left a home, which I'd
never part from were it not for the ghost of
a lover to whom I was plighted, in life or
death, not to part. Ho waa killed instantly
while defending tbe home of a neighbor
from the tyranny of landlordism. That
night wo were to meet by appointment. I
went to our treating place, not hearing till
next day nf tho occurrerce.
It was the first time in three long years
that I round the plaeo deserted. I waited
pat'ently, auxlnusly expecting, till it waa
close ou midnight. I turned to leave, when
ti,.r."i.b"ld8 '1.hM.,lp hi hand
ring that we. were nlighted with.
JniW f..,nt . trld. ? ,. but
conldn t: cold sweat poured like raindrop
jfllKi.?5' I,?',1 PX "r home. As t
came In the gate his father's horse w In
!CS LfL .1a l" '" bttu him holding
the ring. He haunted meafterwardMilithe
seaa separated us. JL K.
Rose Out of the Lake.
On a bright starlit New Year's live, just
four years ago. I was returning from tho
Tillage of M- In the north of Ireland. I
had to pass the grounds of an old mtnslon.
long deserted save by the traditional ghoit,
which was said to haunt the lake close by.
As I am not at all superstitions, 1 deter
mined to provo the truth or falsity uf tho
ghostly rumors. Accordingly I realodmy
relf on tho trunk of a fallen tree, and
waited with exemplary patience till thovll.
laice clock chimed the hour of midnight.
Hhortly afterwards! distinctly saw rise from
the surface or tho lake a thin, vapory mlrt,
out or which doated tho shadowy form of a
I rubbed my eyes to see If I were not tho
victim nf a horrible nightmare, but no,
there It was, a vision of reality, with a look .
of wful terror depleted on lta countenance.
Thou it dlsaniicarcd.
I cannot say how, long! remained on. the
terrible spot, but the memory of thil night
willkinntmetlllmydylngdar. U. M. W.
How Easily Explained I
One night w e wero awakened hr noises on
the upper l'.oor. They seemed like tho foot
falls of a pel son whoso feet wero clad In Iron.
Then followed sounds Ilka a scuMc. I rose,
and taking a light went to the room with I
shaky knees and a palpitating heart.
I listened before tho door: presently a '
movement in tho room aa If some one was
dragging a chain. My courage began to ebb.
I was half resolved to retreat at once and on
the marrow advise tho family to quit the
premises. Hut my better Judgment at last
prevailed, and opening tho door with a ner
vous hand I saw a "ghost" Indeed.
'Our old eat, that I had left accidentally In
the room. haiUin her clawi a largo rat, to
whoso leg was attached the mlstlug trap,
and to the trap a long chain. B. O.
Spooks in Drovos.
On my nncle's farm In Ohio Is a very old
burial ground, about which numerous
ghost stories havo been told. Tills, of
course, makes it unpleasant to pais it after
One evening 1 started to my uncle's home,
and not until I waa directly in front of that
ccmotery did I feel alarm. Butldenly tho
diiTercnt stories told about It camo to my
mind, and as I hositated as to to whether I
loally wanted to sco my uncle or not I saw
an object, surely a ghost, coining as It ap
pealed from a grave, and thn Identical one
1 fancied whoro c. suioldo was buried.
My hair begand to stand. Up they came,
one by one. until it looked as though each
one buried there was reprt suited.
'Ihoy started towards me, and that Instant
I decided to sco my uncle later on, but not
till I waa nearly out or breath running did I
happen to remember that uncle John pas
tured about llttyheadnr sheep there, and
possibly they had broken into the grave
yard. Lkhlik Jameh.
Unqulot Smuggler's Speotre.
When quite young I visited a friend, whose
father had pmchased an old honso on the
coast of Maine for a Bummer rosldence. It
stood qnito alone, near tho shore. One day
my friend's parents were called away and
wo wero left alone. About dusk, as wo wero
sitting on the porch, we aw a man come tin
from tho shore with a box on his hack and
go down tliu bulkhead into tho cellar. Wo
could not see his face, as his head was bent
by tho weight of tho, box. Neither did he
mako a oisc.
Very soon after wo heard a noise, aa of a
sliulHing of feet, a groan and u fall. 'I hen
all was still. In a tow minutes the folks re
turned, and a search was made, but nothing
Of course wo were ridiculed. Borne tlmo
after. nnlaing a new cellar floor, a skelc
tou was found. Then we learned that the
house had formerly been used for smuggling
purposes, was coiisldorrd haunted and no
ono had overlived in it for any length of
time. No ghostly visitors wero seen or
beard after tho burial of tno skeleton.
A. M. D.
Spectro In tho Witness-Choir.
Many readers of The Would will recollect
the brutal murder of a tramp In New Eng
land tomo years ago. The accused was
placed under arrest. Indicted by the Qrand
Jury, and tho case finally came to trial.
1 was then official reporter, and for con
venience in transcribing my shorthand
note occupied an anteroom in the court
house. The disclosures had been unusually ex
citing. Blood-stained clothing of tho mur
dered man was liked duriug the examination
of medical experts, and inadvertently left
on the floor near the witness-atand.
Wo stopped w.irk at precisely 1 3 on this
particular evening, and while I remained to
dure np my assistant walked leisurely nut
into the open air and waited for me at tno
1 havo never before cared to tell all that
happened that night after the lights were
out. not wishing In bo laughed at, bntldls
tlnitlv saw a ghastly form sitting in tho wit
niss.chair. diajoedjn the bloody clothes of
I the murdoKd man. Its eyes gltstoiicd in the
dim light w hich came through the windows
from the street, and low moans were also
heard. It was a horrifying tcenoand one
which I shall never forget. A. 1U IS.
Came While She Was Dressing.
One day when I waa living In 'France, I
went up to my room to dress. I heard a
peculiar nniso in the hall, and got fright
ened, but I thought it waa a mouse or a rat.
When I got ready I opened tho door to go
down. Horror! What did I pee? A black
, form, all draped in Mark, an tall that it
I reached tho celling, gating at me with tlery
eyes. Then it got small and took the shape
of an ennrmnns black dog,
1 waa more dead than alive, a cold per
spiration running down my checks. I uttered
a fearful cry. 1'eoplo rushed to my assist
ance, thinking I was killed. It took weeks
before 1 recovered from tho dreadful shock
my nerves received, and 1 will remember it
as long aa I live. M. O,
Foretelling Her Death,
A year before my sister's death (January,
1R8.1) sho waa sitting In tbe back parlor of
her home. The sun. was shining very
brightly in the frout parlor, when she saw a
hand, and on it was a pillow, with a cross
and crown, atudded with stars.
Jan. 7, 1HH4, I saw a beautlfnl vision nn
the celling as I was lying on my bed. Tho
sun seemed like an eye looking down on
me, I got np and looked at the clock. It
was 4i.ii; My sister was sitting talking to
her snn and daughter. Hbe aaw a cluster of
stars in one corner of the room with a roc in
tbe centre with a star on it. M, h.
j SAVED i BY MASONRY
Sow John Hyde Was Snatched from the
Jaws of Death.
We have been told that It ii one rule of
Masonry that a member of the order (ball
cot persuade bis neighbor to join that
ancient body, to the end that no wan
thai! be able to say that any undue in.
fluence wax used to control his action.
Although we are not a Mason, such is
our intention at the present lime; but we
are always glad to report that which Is
pood, whether it relates to individuals or
institutions; and uctiug under suchau
Impulse we propose to tell a story of Ma-1
CM aonry, which the reader may rely upon as
W being strictly true, with tho single ex.
M ception only that the names are fictitious.
WM The scene h in the United States.
19 It I some ten or twelve years siuce we
Ijf looked upon John Hyde, who at that time
SB was a resident of Williamsburg, in the
H Eastern District of Brooklyn, where he
may still be residing for ought we know
to the contrary. If he be still In the land
of the livins, and should chance upon
this narration, he will at once recognize
At the time of which we are speaking
John Hyde was about sixty years of ago
tall, raw-boned aud inusciilar, His per
eon bore tbe marks of great toll, his face
wss seamed aud wo.ither.be.ateu from cou.
stant exposure, and his skin had the an,
ptarance of tanned leather. He might
have been taken for a backwoodsman or
a rover ot tbe Western plains; bathe was
neither be was captain and owner of a
Kchconer in lbs timber trade, and by
twenty years of hard toil bad amassed
John Hyde was a Democrat of the most
pronounced stripe, and a Southern i;m.
HEARD III THE GREEnflOU'
Items of Interest Regarding the Foot
Wilton Ijncltnye Comes In for a
Sltnre of Comure.
Gossiping about actors aud discipline yes.
terdar, a dramatic authority censured Mr.
Wilton I.arkare. the pot "Mllaln" of tho
hour, rather severely. It appears that nn
New Year's Day Just as (ho curtain waa abent
to rise for the matinto pcrformtiice At the
1'eoplo' Theatre, it was discovered that Ur.
Lsckayc. thn villain of "My Jack." tho
play, waa wanting. Hlx oterturea wero
played in tho hope that the lardy actcr would
come to hand. The andtouco began to stafllp
In Impatience. No t.ackayo. In despair a
sonng man named Hoso waa gien the part
to read, and somebody was scut irom the
theatre to crntagn the llr-t actor he
could meet, frank N'orcross happened
to be the netor encountered, lie was
dragged to tho theatre and had Ju"t begun
lo dress for tho tecond act when in walked
Mr. IiOckavc. nonchalant, cool and self-possessed.
Ho hsd mcrsletit himself, ho said
serenely. Nothing was said to him. and ha
was allowed In tlnlMi the play. "No won
der ho left Daly's." said the dramatic an.
tlioritr. lcstcrdar, "iln wouldn't havo
walkrd Into Daly's lheatro Isle. Ills dlr.
missal papers would hau been awaiting him
In tho yard."
Diehard Mansfield ta to hear to-day tho
two ladles who aro to succeed Mme. l'onlil
aud .MlvsAda Dyasin the parts nf the Dnch
ess of Yoik anil Ouccn Oraheth In " ltlch
srd III." business at l'almcr's waa largo
during tho Past week.
It Is said that "Drifting Apart," James
A. Heme's play, will, after this nick at the
Windsor Thiatrc, ho dtbcontlnued.
MIfs Loio Fuller is still in London, though
rumor hail It that she was nu board the
i'ulda, that arrived in this city Saturday.
Two or hurfrlondsin this city received let
ters from her (luring the week. According
tn thcto letters Miss rullor had been mado
auoflertngo tn Australia, and another to
appear in a hurlcsquo in London, but she
Mile. Ithca has had tho grip. It paid her
a virit whllo she was in liochester and
nearly disabled her. Htlll, as Joicphino,
Empress of the Frenoh, it was nccossary
that she should surmount all ohstacler. Ho
sho overcame tho malady, and played at
eery performance, l'lucky lthcal
There appear tn ho a few difllculttca in tho
way of tho "llootlcs' Uaby "company. Hov.
oral managers havo objected to the play
without .Miss Claxton in tho lending role.
It Is said that the organisation is trying to
et a child thst does not cost as much as
ttlo Clcrtio lloraan. Hut what will man
agers say to "liooths' l.'nliy", without Ger
tie; Gertie is In reality the attraction, and
hesldu her both Miss Claxton aud Mr.
Btovensou are insignificant.
M!s Laura llollis, who left Daly's
Theatro recently, is going to play
" Jnsophlno " to the Napoleon of Mr, lVrcy
Hunting. At least that Is what this lady
and gentleman aro trying tn airanac.
Thero is an epidemic of "Josephine"
threatening, bsslde which even "La
Grippe " will look final!.
After thn stagu children's fcitival tho Com
mittee inclnrgo nf the affair fnnnd a iilco
little surplus ofj'-'OO on their hands. Tho
limner has been put in the hank to bo
usod in case any of thochildien should neid
clothes. It Is In tact held at the diapos.l or
tho children, subjict to the order or the
Committee. The festival was a great suc
cess. Mis. I'trnandez, Mrs. Eldridge,
Tnnyl'astor, and tho ntiier members of tho
Committee, hate good reason to feel proud.
It is rumored that Edwin Booth and Law
rence Darren have signed a contract for
next Bcason, by the terms of which thoy will
each appear with tho same company,
though not togcthtr.
There Is a model of a very pretty 11 ttlo
scene in tho office of Mr. J. M. Hill at the
Union Hquaro Theatre. It Is to ha used in
"Tho I'enibertons." tho play In which Mlsa
Cora Edsall ia to appear. It rcprvients an
apartment in carved oak with an elaborate
winding staircaso nu one sido and a brill
iantly lighted conservatory at the back.
Mrs. H. L. Daicnnort, the mother of Miss
Fanny Daeuport, isnnt playing this soa
sou, Rho is in Boston, giviug lesions in
There is said to ho somo difficulty In get
ting chorus people for tho out-of-town pro
duction of "'Die Gondoliers." Gilbert .t
Hnllivan's opera. Thoumslois rather exact
ing and tho salaries nlTered hardly lario
enough. For tho production at tho New
l'ark lueatre to-morrow night the chorus
has come from England with tno principals.
Little Tuesday, tho child who appeared in
"Helen's Inheritonco " at the Madison
Hnuare'lhcatre, aud who made rurh a hit
at the children's festival by singing "Where
Did Ynu Get that Hat ?" is even smsller than
Utile Dot Clarendon. When she was a baby
her parenta called her " Tootale, " and when
alio tn speak sho declared that her name
wai Tuesday. Hence this peculiar title
which many havo wondered at.
Miss Ada lichen will have a rival aa Itnsa
Unci very shortly. Next week Miss Julia
Marlowe comes to the Fifth AveuucTlioaire,
and one of tliu plays she will presout ia "As
Up to Their Sneezo in It.
If ram Juila. 1
Chlcazo Girl And you say you have tho
European Influenza In Boston T
Huston Girl Oh, yes. indeed! We of the
Huh are Just too kerchew for anything.
Killed by the Fall of n Bridge.
Two others dangerously injured. Widow
got t( 011(1; tho others l-ii weekly. Mora,
insure in Uniteu Lirg xn Accident i.nxi'k.
ance Association, H Broadway. Write J.
Jat I'snDEE, Uccy, Good agents wauted. .
IVost JfHSMy! Wttkly, J
"That man's a genius. He started plitol
factory and invented a uew cannon."
"That'll nothing. I know a man who
started a bucket shop and made a barrel. "
, Hiker's., Kmrrmrnnl has got "The
Grip." " Vou het " It has! It nfr "l.Uso" of
a colli till it "busts It up." All druffUts. (Ml
svs., oos door south of HXd it. c
patbizer during tho war of the very warm
est description in fart, he gloried iu the
title " copperhead," Thero were two rea.
suns for this. In thn drat place, his
father before him wai a Democrat of the
old school, and about as radical us he
could be aud in the next place, all that
John hsd accumulated had been in trad
ing with the Houth,
Just bafore the breaking out of tbe late
war party feeling of course ran very high
at the Houth, and every Northerner. what.
Ieter his antecedents, was regarded with
some suspicion. On his last voyage to
North Carolina John Hyde was ap
proached by two plauters. whom we will
designate as A. and II. Their property
adjoined each ether, and both were anx.
ious to sell the privilege of felling timber
to Hyde. Alter considerable talk Hyde
finally decided to take A.'s offer, and in
due time concluded a bargain with him.
Things went on very well for two or
three weeks after tbe signing of the con
tract, when one day Mr. A. approached
Hyde, and said, "Sir. Hyde, 1 kuowyou I
to be all right as a business man, sud I '
believe you to bo all right as far aa politi
cal matters are concerned; but you know
these are troub'ous times. The people I
are terribly exulted, and each man looks j
with suspicion upon his neighbor, espe-'
dally if that neighbor is a Northerner,
Now, there has been some hard talk going
ou about yon lately. My neighbor. Mr.
1)., has been spreading a report that you
are tampering with the niggers, and I
worn yon to be on your guard, for there
is uo telling what may come of it."
' ' But you know very well that charge
is false, llr. A.1" returned Hyde, m-
MIHDiES WITH THE JOKERS.
Some o.f Their Witty Sayings Are
Badly Distributed Warmth.
Hoodooed Haley (who has picked np a
coachman's cape) Hay, Jiingensen, do jou
mind If I move this one mcr a hit, an' back
up to tho ono on th' floor 1
(TOM jH'll. 1
"Why do men swear off at New Year's ?"
' ' Because they have spent all their money
trvrtw rv. i
Blggs-That was a curious race-thoie two
fellows starting tiffin sco which couldvget
around the world llr ft, neither paying out a
cent for travelling expenses.
Hoggs Which beat J
Biggs Why, both of 'em did.
Tho Modorn Plodgo.
From Jt3 )
Bartender So you'ro going to swear off
for another year, eh?
Gcorga Highflyer Yen: as usual.
Bartender All right, .George. Itcmemhcr
that after I eh. 1 1 shall ho two blocks fur
ther down the street,
(From (An lortll Cll.
Well, my boy, how woro things in school
" I got a whit p'ng to-day, father."
" I'm.glad you're limiest enough to tell or
it. l"'t rvo no dcu d Ihtt you deserved it."
"You ro a queer man, tn he gladofacasa
of sou-strokoiu your family."
Violating tho Traditions.
Brazenficld (proprietor of tho Century
Minitrols 100-count them 100) Well,
Doxy, how's business.
Doxcnby (manager) Um well not very
good. I'm .sorry to say tho altendauco is
falling uft llknshot.
lHiipiclous!y) Yon haven't boen spring
ing any new Jokes on tbe people, havo you?
Some Chanco for Young Men Now.
A Kansas City girl has been seized with
the lockjaw whllo chowing gum; a Dcs
Mollies girl has been poisoned from eating
ico cream; a Bandusky girl was recently
tskin with hysterics whllo at a matinee;
physicians tell ussoda water ia Injurious ami
that caramels lulu tho teeth. Ho it is. thn
expense of rnuitship aro year by year
brought more and more toa haid-pau basis.
Af tor awhllo most any young man can afford
to havo a girl.
IViim Jnny' UV.ty. 1
"You wantv'Jfi for one .week's disability,
eh ? How wero you hurt?"
"Got run over,"
" What's j our business?"
" Will. I'm sorry, hut you csn't collect.
You must bo hurt in the lino nr your busi
ness. If you'd heon hustled downstairs by
an editor you'd have been all right."
Hor Succobb Asnured.
Von 111 'M,iMM amrrr.f
New Prima Donna (to manager) And do
you really think I capture tho audience to
night? Manager (promptly) Not tho remotest
doubt of it, Mrs. Howler.
"There certainly should not be. I am in
excellent voice, tho aria which I am to aiug
in the second act I rehearsed without an
error to-day, and that difficult ataccato pas
sago in the third, why you should havo
"Voice, ana, staccato passage be blowedl
Didn't the judge grant you a divorce this
" Slight Favors," 4c.
Irom IA Vault Jl(if 4
"Have you done anything for mo?" asked
tho condemned man In pitiful tonea as his
lawyer entered the cell.
"Yes. Indeed," t aid the legal gentleman,
"Oh, what Is It?" demanded the mur
derer. "A pardon?"
"A commutation of sentence?"
"Then In mercy's name what ?"
"I have succeeded," ssin tho lawyer. "In
having the day of your exi-cutiou changed
from Friday to Monday. Friday is an un
lucky day, you know. "
ft . I t3 in.-"
itjjs ". !. it:, ii vfr
Hall.Boy I d'spises dem p'tlc'lar gents
frum d' riouf wcat I
dlgnautlr, "Youkuow that my sympa
thies uro all with the Mouth. For twenty
years 1 have been trading tiere, und have
never hesitated to avow rny sentiments.
I have spoken for the Houth whenever
.occasion has occurred which demanded
au expression of opinion, and hate
I always gone for the Houth both iu act
"I have not tho slightest doubt that
you aro friendly to the South." returned
Mr, A.; " but I fear you have been some
what imprudent. Did you not gite Mr,
II. 'a nigger, Tom. a half-dollar on
ThanksgiTlUB Day ?" j
"Of course I did," rejoined Hyde, nn.
hesitatingly, "The nigger bad a holi
day. Tom was loafing about doing noth
ing, and I gave him half a dollar to assist I
in felling a big tree. And it isn't the first
time I have given the niggers mouey, I
have done so frequently and never
thought any harm nf it." :
' Well, don't do it again." said Mr. A.. I
kindly, " It was all very well to fee the
I niggers before there was any difficulty
1 between the North aud Houth. Rut things
have altered now, and there is a law
against it." I
"I am very much obliged lo you for!
mentioning the tact," replied Hyde. " I
do not with to transgress any law, snd I
shall he more careful in future."
"That is a wise determination," re
joined Mr. A.s "aud in the meantime
you bad better keep our eyes about you
wbeu you go out at night, for there is
considerable feeling against you. My
advice to you u to finish your business
as speedily as possible and let urn home,
for I cannot resist the conviction that
IN THE WOHLD OF SPORTS.
Important Scheduled E?ents Among
Boxers and Atblotes.
Itnrvnnl Plnnnlng to Ilegj.itn Its
The Winter game a of tho Orange. Alh.
letlo Club, tho big boxing toiiruniiuiit nf
tho Now York Athlello Club n'nl tho
bantam-weight boxing tottriintin nt of tho
Manhattan Athletio Club will occur .Inn,
The Now York Athletio Club bowling
tomi ami tho Hoscvlltot meet in n match
game to-ulght st Newark. The champion
ltuscvlllo team Is tho fnvtjrlta with tho
Tho prncllco billiard Rivmei liolwecti
Oeorge Klnsucn, tho profciuioiin1 oxpoit,
nud Onlllo Oildle, tho iilim'.cur champion,
iunrlnbly drnw liir'o ami cntliiislsHtlo
nud'enccs. Hlossoii plays fourteen. Inch
balk.lluoto Odilie's straight mil. which
makes tho contest sufucicutly iluso lo bo
Harvard University athletes aro dis
gusted and deeply clingrinud by tho
wretched showing iu nlliletlcR nmdo liv
tho fniulirhlgn Mudouts of Into vents, nud
nrr determined to rrtrlovn themselves In
a measure. If posuhlo. by winning the
boat rico against Yitln nt Mow London
next year. Never befoto In the history of
.(lamud lias tho number of candidates
for the crow been so largo or tho rowing
enthusiasm no pronounced.
To-morrow evening tho Arthur Kill
llowing Arsocintluu will hold n reception
nt tlioir bout-hotiso nt Ullrnbuthport.
Tho nnnunl reception of the Motropoli
tnu Bowing Club will occur .Inn. 21, nt
the Lexington Avcuue Opcra.IIoilse.
I!. 0. Cnrler. ofllclnl linudicappor of
tliu Amateur Athletio Union, now has Uiu
otllco in the Fportwj Tunes building.
Thn match liotwecn Oenrgo ltoyuolds
and l'nddy McCarthy, which is to occur
within six wcokH. Is drawing much niton
tlon from tho supporters of pugilism In
thin vicinity just now. Tho muuu men
mot sonio months ago. but were inter- I
rnpted by thn pollco lioforo nithor man '
had tho I ost of the contest. Tho cnutnst.
mils nr . wnigh in nt 1:10 pnumls una
hour ' cutoriug tho ring, Tho
match u lor Wtl a sido,
Tho following is the Athletio Cnmmlt.
ten of the Boston Athletio Misociatlou :
G. II. Moirisou, Chairman; Win. Apple.,
ton, 'lho-. Nolsou, 11. D. Bears, II. 0.
Otis and S. K. Snulord.
Inquirer. Thero are two Jimmy Car.
rolls who nro profosslonnl boxerx. The
Jiniuiy Carroll who is to box Jnck Mc.
AulilTn nt tho California Athletio Club,
Knn l'ranciNCO, Mnrch 21, in n light
woight, though this match In to bo con
tested ot 13'J pounds. Thin Jimmy Car
oll ik usunlly cnllod " California Jimmy
Canoli " to distinguish him trom Jimmy
Carroll, of Brooklyn, who in a middle
weight nud in to meet Miko I.ucln in n
glove contest hhnrtly at tho Southern Cali
fornia Athletio Club, of Los Angola.
Tho onrsmen of bath Cambridge and
Oxford Universities, England, nro Indu
ing hnrd for their grent nunual boat rnce
next March. Knvh University has sovornl
crews iu training, which rnce ngninst
each other for practice. The boat mou
frnn theso trial crews are selected to
make up tbe reprcsoutativo eights.
Duncan 0. Kosi, the American chain,
pion nll-nround athlete, hns nrrived In
Australia, and ohulltuged nil Australia to
competo with him nt geuerul athletics or
Tho Brighton .Athlollo Club, of Brook,
lyn, will bold a boxing tournament Feb. 0.
John Gorman, tho 125-pound champion
of tho Amateur Athletio Union, say ho
iloen not intend to enter any boxing com.
petition until the noxt anuual champion
ship meeliug. 1 is possible h may retire
from tho boxing aronn altogether.
The Gllsoy Honso will rosonnil with
aquatic talk next Saturday when tho
meeting of the Kxecutivei Oommitieo of
tho National Association of Amateur
Oarsmen will commouce there.
President .lames K'Kulllvnii, of tho
Pastime Athletic Club, anticipate, tho
entry of n majority nf tho clover boxers
of this ritnto in tho Nuw York Htnte box.
ing chauiiiinushlp meeting, Jan. 25. at
l'urepa llnll, under the auspices of tho
Pastime Athletio Club.
Important to Journalists.
Now Beporter I say, Mr. Editor, I'd like
to know ,.
Editor-What would ycfn like tA know?
"A prominent citizen has broken his neck
"Well, what of it?"
"I'm puzzled to know whether the item
comes under tho head of Uportlug News or
I you nre In great danger."
I John Hide thaukeil Mr, A. for his kind
advice, but stated at the same time that
he did not lake so serious a view of tho
matter as did his adtiser. Ho said lie
had not intentionally committed any
wroug, and consequently wan not afraid
. of any puiiihhiiicnt. His conlideiicu was
ill. grounded, as tho sequel will prove.
I It was the third night after IlvUe's in
terview with Mr. A.
I It had long been his cus'im to resort to
a tavern in the place, where he whlled
away the hours by u (rieuilly game of
1 euchre. On the night iu question he rose
1 trom the table at his accustomed hour
(nbout half.post ten I, bade thoto preseut
good night, uml departed.
No sooner Iih.1 he crossed tbe threshold
of tho door aud elosed it behiud him than
he was suddenly seized by a baud nf
armed and luusled men. wLo, in spite of
his struggleo, gagged and bound him, nud
threw him iuto a wagonette which blood
Not a word parsed duriug tbe struggle
which hsd ptrceded John Hyde's capture.
His kiduapi.eri were as silent us hu
giate, aud not a sound broke tLe stillness
as the wugomtte. beurath the blaze uf
afullmcou, rolled slon? lho road till it
reached an npcn'ug in the woods beyond,
which it entered.
Added to the poignancy of his reflec
tions there v. as a nameless horror iu the
manner of his taking olf -thn frigutlul
silence, broken only by tbe souud of in
sect life tbe weird figures nt his ruthles
masked captors, as tbey sat in grim still
ness beneath the bright moonlight the '
ghostly shadows thrown by the swsyiug i
GiVIL-SERVIGE LAW FiltUDS.
Hr. Erhardt Hints at Gross Wrongs
in CuStom-itonse Appointments.
Atliirhrs Whom ltn Wishes Kx.
ciiiplcd from tho Kxnntluntlons.
Collector Erhardt Is reported to be do
slrounntrciuovingsever.il of hlssubor
dlnnti'H from tho protec.ion of tho Civil.
Hen-Ice law, niut to this end linn mmlo
Miiiie nr important recommendations In
tho Clvll-Sarvlro ('ominiBiiiiii"rs, who
luuo ptomlfiod to give them cutty cnusid
ernllon. Ii is learned (lint the Collector's
iccninmeiutntiousuri substantially nsfol.
low n i
" Flrst-l would recomnieud that all sub
nrdlnaus who net fur tho Collector In a
fiduciary rapacity, or viliii by thtili-acts mar
make linn in his bondsmen liable, be exempt
linmtho operation uf civil service exami
nation. "Hecond Thno wlmo duties are of a
technical nature,! cqulrliig knowledge which
the Hoard nf I'xamlncta does not possess,
such nscnriientf isnud cugiuccr for which
l.udtlons an examination in a-certnlli inn
tual cnltuto cannot bentcrtof tltucss should
Hlno 1 o ecmiit.
"lhlril-'ll'on suboiilipnten whm.o nlill
it ami hum at' i annul bo tislrd until alter
apiiouitnietit, such ns ileleetlvn and Miner
iuluiiili'iit nf laborer, whoso clllrivncy con
sists tn kunuloilgo nf nun rather than ac
itinliitaii."o with books, ami whnsa ahilltr
must l-ii Judged hy roiills, should also be
ovomi t Irom fixll.sorvlcc examination.
" 1'iiuitli- hui.ilil recommend that alt nf
tin. extniinatlnnsiif (Ktober, Ihsh. ami of
Am II, IMMH. ninth have not yet been acted
upon, bo regarded ns null and Mild, and
that a ikw eimiilnatlon lie ordered In InKo
tlioplnrouf tlifo oxamHintlnns as soon as
pdHidhlo. and tliat a ikw eligible lint bo
made nr lho siici esslul candidates after Hits
" l'lf Hi T hat tho Board anthorizo a re
examination made nf any appointee nuw In
llio erleo who has been appointed on a
certificate from lho lant local Board, when
eer III tin opinion nr the llotiiilalile Onlil
mlsslnti, or or the Collector. Surveyor,
Isavnl Oftlcer or Appraher thero Is prima
raclo erldenco that tho applicant has men
IHTnoimteil or has uufalrlv olitnlnod posi.es
slon In any waj nf tho examination pau.ra
bid oro his exa initiation, or has heon guilty
nf auv flail. I m deception In connection
"'I hoso Included In categories one. two,
and three (with tho exception of thrco ap
pointees) wero appointed briny predeceasnia
without examination, which was only mmlo
lieix'ssarr March I, Imnh, after they had
been illled by persons who neither before
iiur after sulunlttcil tonnv exaiiiluntlou.
I "The suggestions contained In tho fourth
and fl nil piragraphs as to the cortllled lists
and tho reexamination nf appointees chosen
i from the eligible lists or tho last local Hoard
remit from reading the reisirt nr its inxestl
gallon nr the proceedings ot thatBoatd, iu
which it sajsi
4T!in rpcnt mankvnmsnt of ths aismlnatlnna
for ailmUalon has i mn uharacterlzi'd by arist
Isllty Slidnrifllrenre, ami on the part of soma of
ths Cuatoin-liou.ft etuplofss li poaitlfa fraud.
"Tho Collector is satisfied that If he is
compelled tu till vacancies irom a list which
is thn nlTapring of olllclal piiistitutlon, lie
cannot obtain good public ntllccrs.
" Tho iiun-competitlvfl character of some
of theso examinations is prnof that the Com
missioners who framed tno rules cnnaldor
theso places such as should bo Illled hymen
of the appointing oillcer's nwn sc'eutlnn.
"I submit tills communication witli the
utmost dolcreuco tn tho L'ixll-Horvice law,
and with a sincere iladro tn assist that lion
orablo lody tu every way polblo In its ad
ministration iu tills Cualom-Housc."
NELLIE'S STAY IN JAPAN.
Miss Bly to Sail for Am o Hon, To
Morrow from Yokohama.
During her fnur days' stay in Japan Nellie
Bly, it is hoped, will imvo time for a flying
visit to Tokfo, the capital of tho Empire.
It is only au hour's Journey from Yokohama
by rail. ToUlo contains l.'JOO.OOO Inhahl-
tants, and is ono nf tho mo.it peculiar cities
I nf the xroihl, and Silas lily's impressions
will ni-Mirt'dlv make Interesting reading.
Miss Bly will sail from Yokohama to-mor-
rnw, anil her last stage at water travel will
bo liequn. Nhoiild anticipations bo rializod,
nnil the weather bo tat in able, tho Uceaulo
xvlll poko her bowsprit oxer her pier at Han
1'raneiFco not later than Jan. :'0. This ac
complish! d. Miss Illy will reach homo by lho
until, thus nccnmplishing her task of gird
ling thu globe in seventy-two daxs.
Thoguesaing match will end when the
fair traxollor reaction Chicago. Tho con
pona aro printed in the morning WonLi
aud aro being received In this offlca by
huvliels. A free trip to Europe awaits tho
Hotol Employees to Danco.
alacniierclinr iiall will present a galaap.
pearxueo this atoning nn the occasion of tho
annual hall of tho Buckingham Hotel em
ployees. Everything has been done to
make this ball a repetition of pievinns suc
cesses, and an enjnyablo time Is promised.
PLATTS.vn.Llt. Wsld County, CoU.Oot.'.'l. 1R?7.
! Drill Niasi I ronalitor I)n R Mcl.ixr'a Cslf
liliATk.nLlvtn Pills tolMaati'mdlil srllclsfarkll
lojaness, lirsdacbe, fsfer and dsLtlitf, Thejr
atrensthaa and tons thsalsni perfect!;. Wsbaxs
uad thsm In uur laiuujr lur ILiiijrssrs and can
recommend li,n. IVm, li, Iloaa,
fn esse ef slek hcaaelis, hillonsneaa, torpid
llrsr, drapepalasnt rnatlTsness, Un. O. McIiAUK's
CafrUKSTrii Livkr PiLlsnsTer fall to sir rslUf
-.for both asxsa and all as, thsjr ars eompoundsd
with rssardto eten thn niut dsllests constitution
Hold bj all drug slats. 1'rics g.i cants. Prepared
onl by llemlos Uro., I'itlabura, I'a. Iiok cut
for an imitation mads ui lit. Lmilawblob Uollan
pslrosd fig on tnnocsut Da tators as oars. laaUt
upon barms only ths senuios
Peddlers and some unscrupulous grocers
are offering imitations which they claim to
T be Pe.irline, or " the same as Pearline."
1Tb('fi7C V(? It's false -Ihey are not, and besides are
J-J'V vy C4A V dannerous. PEARLINE is never peddled,
but sold by all coj(1 grocers.
Manufactured only by JAMES PYI.IC. New York
lirauchcH nhoo htm all conspired to 1111
i him with a dread, terrible nut umpiak.
able. II neimil to his disiueil lantyus
though the patties who hid him in cus
tody were a laud oi demons, who were,
about bearing him tinny acrots death's
dark river to tho regions nt the infernal.
I The wagouotte stopped nt last when it
1 had noiietiated lho lores! for A distance nf
I about tno uiilet, anil John Hyde was
' lifted to a silling postnre,
He cast his t is around him. and his
blood froze with horror aud the hair rose
ou his head nt the scene which presented
The wagonette had reached a clearing
in the woods, anil beneath the moon's
rays be discovered a deep crave, while
Mumlin1.' nt itu head were two stalwart
negroes who had dug it, each with a spade
in his hand. Then rastiug bin ees up
ward, bu noticed that the wagonette had
slopped beneath the bough nf a tree from
which daugled a cord with a uee ou
liishtnrt stixwl still with terror as lho
horrible truth ttashit! upon bun.
They wero about to liaug him!
He eipressed a datiru by gesture to
speak. Wliru ijie lender ot tl.e baud un.
hesitatingly took the gag fnm Ins mouth, '
unbound him, and snd, "Yoi ae ipiite
at lit.eitv to sptak now. but before you
do listen tu me tor a moment. You ore
uow iu the heart of ths woods, and you
might scream lor assistance with all the
IMiwtrof u locomotive whistle, but assist,
unco would not reach you. The. prepara
tions for your execution are complete, and
no eartblv power cau save you. I there
fore recommend you not to fritter away
ALICE'S SECOND ABOUCTIOH.
The Young Bt. Louis Heiress Not
Yot tioft In Peace.
fsrrclAL To Tns rtnitii wnnt.n.t
Br. Louis, Jan. 0. The sccouil abduction
of Miss Alice .Tackmnn, the unfortunate,
young heiress to n I :l ), ooo estate, creates
no less uf ascusatlo'i tlisn lho first, which
occtirrod about six weeks ngo.
Mie was taken to Chicago on lho other oc
casion, having hern Selred in front or lho
rosldence of Sirs. V, H. Bronthers, but was
brought back t tree weeks ago nud went tn
live with Mrs. Chariot Hplnk, daughter of
her guardian, Dr. 1'nylor.
Last night sho was selred by two men In
front of tin Spink residence and hurriodly
taken away in n carriage.
- ' '
A Happy Now Yoar.
Proprietor Happy Now Year, sir. Happy
, Hllkliis-W. yes. f)h. lost A hlanklly.
blank Happy New Viarl Look at that!
it-si Ad -n Happy Newtnrt
Tho EfToot of tho Dlvorco Sjrstom.
(fVitm flriit.. .Vntfltfs..
Mrs. I'pperton t hear that wedding
prescntiaio going out of fashion this year.
Mis. Bctrnw (from Chicago) Oh, yesj
they aro nettlnf tu bo an common. Ono
tires nf getting tho saluu kind or things oter
and over again.
AMIIMMIKNTH. AJHIHKJIKNTM. -mm
tM)UTlt V IHJIlIilt'S 9fl
PALACE ,4ahsIt. MUSEUM. M
iwi: iitif.ii.Mt Miitiw roit ti;n i:unt. H
"I-Aill" 1M 111:1(1'- The lllisest l'nrksr In sllatsnes. 0a his JHH
ry weight II yon itiiou will set spriaa. Ersrrpar- "IBbbbbb
JJ3 force UiiliiMrf. eliaaiir nf a rrawint seat Is entitled toaansas. asaBal
s JO, UflSSnUrVtlwlT Hires anld nisilats, mads of 93UilIO andStt bsbbbI
Jict i itold pin, ea TJaaaV
3rsfyQ- AU. NI'.W FKATURK8 Tlirs WEKK. IfH
P "-.' V2is( 11 COjrjlPBllIl A1'I IKKlAltDIIH ANI A)N. lb. Bnontlng .iijjaaal
SS -"""TJjl VfI5-iJ,,,M a Rlsrs. OAKl.()N(JltAWrOllI, ths Mualesl Wni l
f llJl V "V. dnr, ptatlna nwin 1M different tnatnimenla. 0OU TjnrlH
i? . IflllX'Y "V I'lllKhlT NKIJON. thn Hunt. thslarnstmsBla Hlfl
J. J jif !Ir I th" world. IVAN l. ORLOF, lbs Tranapanma nKsfl
ar,-l" A l V '" ill'.N.TOltNI'.ltWooii. MlrtasLandJOJIM
: ' I fl IQTntr U NKI.HON. tllanl, Ills IxinsandrihorioY It. lKa wtsaal
V-- e - t'l J ' ,,, D Wll.f.lAMN, lnrt'" Hoy. 1IA1I), thn Albin. 09
.K, 1 5L Ml ' r Till-. WHAT It IT? and OIIVAHTIOUTAB. the 3aaal
V l J ilJ I vt Tessa Wild dill. ANNIKA MKIJiON, Mtdsst. SBaal
NS V Of U nl ? on thi: htaiik. -Iibbbb!
.WJ, iSL'W "X.Xi JOYUK A IIARI1III.I. COUDIHATIOIT,
-g." TTl3 JL. irTs"iTfir x loeliiilliisthnfollowlDit Xbbb1
n S y y pi I I I -' N Itsrry 1.. Ttipnipsna, Usrsrd k Harts. Lwrasrd lBBBa
' A llsrl, lleorseHoolne. Juhn IlaUhslloT, Kdward "ffaaal
l'arknr, A. K. Uurton. Mrs. Martrns, Oswrsw TisbbbI
TUB SIASTODON HO. kianols. H
MBTJttt '(llilTAN OI'I.UA IIIIITrti:.
TIUCHflAY HVrNINf,, .IAN. U.
roRiTiVEi.v KAitnwriii. aim-hakancr
OK 1 IIK UllKATKar UVINll MimtUlANS.
HAItAHATl!. UM I.IIIIIIT,
(yitllJrJ. I JPIANU )
WITH liltANI) HYMrilO.VY Ol'.dllKHI HA.
Rslnof eataUslna 1'ItlIIAV uornlns, Jan. 10,
at II A. M AT 111 IX (IM'K.'K,
t TM HT, T1IKATIIK. NUAIlrtlXTH AVK.
,1 lteaerlsil oreheftia clrels snd lialcony fiOo.
Itat week of tbn World 1 anions llanloua
In thnsorxeoaa lalri apeetaclssn I pantoiulns
THE NEW FANTASMA.
Knit wnek.Itolit.Mantall Inlhs Corah an Urol liars
BI.IOII TllliATIti:. Ilmadwar, near Moth s t
lbs annual visit nf llnjrt's mdurins aucoaaa,
A TIN SOLDIER,
EVKKYTIllMl NUW, liAtrxr UIIH'O. imi
Uallnrr, g.le. 1 lte.rnl. Ml.. Too , 1.0H. l.f.O
JJntwe.klllojfs ,;A MlUNJUIII liKLU2
BIlOAUWAY'TflrATItr "Cornai 41sUtT
1.1ST TWI WHIIKlJi
Uiwrss Enwardea'.EiaulnsastH. ltal. Sat atU.
coS.l.i'i'r'J' I Fauat Up to Dato.
MfMt l'li5lli:NCK HT. JOHN aa Marruarlts.
1 J.JUjLiVI' BOrch.afrsClrjIssnilll.l .Mi
X.knt I lAIASJIfA I MATINBhM
wi.ek. rktHJHrmM. wk.d. hat.
Nest mJ. rlrat preanntatlnii. IlLUHHKAUU. JR.
n KAND-Ol'KllA IIOUHK.
7 ltsMrTedhiata. OreheatraClr. and rial., AOa
EVANS & HOEY. V&ii&Z
Nt wiHk Onrlton Opr Cotupany
UNION HQUAUK THKATItK.
UucUr thninnstnitit of .T SI. IIILu
I " THE COUNTY FAIR."
Kvanlnt, M.l."k All rlnaaon Saturday Mat.. 2.
-1AN1NO. IlItOADWAY AND. '111111 BT.
c ixmzm brigands.
A drat- ion, alOc !ttrMrrtdwtkiadTnc.
CTANOAKU THKATIIK. TUIHU MONTIL
s '' dixev. m
rZTIIAVIl TMHATltr. I.AHT WEEK.
5 MARIE WAINRIGHT A
msmlflcent production. T)VKI.FTII.IJI!T.
MoSdar. Jan. i:i-J alia Marlowe In INOUMAft.
OT A D IlItOADWAY ANO ltlTII ST.
O I MIA. To-Ni(lit SI H, ilatlnew rlalurdar.
DAVENPORT IN LA TOSCA.
Monday, JAN ill. W. II. L'rans.Ths Hcnalor.
-DALURIfH THKATIIK " ,
X Krr I.tenlnv , MatlnavThuradar. Jsn.O,
.Tilt. .tiAMii'iiii.n J.".V?:,t,:"',A
aa Matin. Haliirdar.
KINO ItlCJIAIll) ill. I KINII ItlCIIAUinll.
MAIIINON llsslnaatH.UIIo'oloea. Hat. Mat
KOIIAUK at'.'. L'onll'J I.normouarlueesaa ol
& AUNT JACK
Matlnsea Wel. and Sat L'hUJrsn t.alf tiriea.
Till'. STlttlNU MAN. COHKIIIANrl
Matlueaa Mundsy. Wsdasaday snd Haturdav
a MIIKnil TIIKATRK IltVINU PLAUK.
iV Tu-Dlahl, IV-itiuan. (l.pf y llaron , TunHlaj,
Orpbaus In drr Unlrwelt i Ws-lnelar, Aral tluis
with Oarl nirallinm. Venetian NUMai Tburadar,
1'riJa), Haiunlajr, Vanallan NliliU.
rivONY I'AHltllfS) THKATItK. HTII HT
X MIIKIIIIIAN and H.YHS I'RANK IIUHII,
n.oiiA Mooitp uisrRns TAi.nor
JKNNIK VAI.MIIIIB J'UrlAM HINTKR8.
MATINKKS TUsMUAV AND KltlOAY.
HO HINFIl'H I'KOI'I.K'K THKATItK
. JA.N.Il-lla. Wnk-Wrd and Hat Matlnesa
WII.I.IAM A. IIKAIIV
In iloucirault'a ramou. Drama of
what little lime remains to you by vain
ujipeals for help or useless argument, hut
romiiii'iid youisolf tu lu-avvu. Wo will
gheyuii einctly lite minutes to prepare
tor vour eutruute into another worjxd,nud
ut tho eiiiirallou n( that tlmo oil v, ill
swing ou the eud of the rope above you
hotuecu heavou ami earth, and may the
i Lord have mtrcv on your soul!"
I And hero tho leuder tool, out his watch
to mile the time.
" Hut I Imvn been guilty of no offense!"
screamed lljdo: " where Is my accuser ?
l.et me face him nud I will coufouud
i luni. You have uo right to murder me iu
told blood. Urine forward my accuser
nud let me have u fiir trial!" j
. " You buvo already been tried in tbe
court of Judge Lynch," was the reply of
tbe leader, giteu In a toue ot icy cold,
iicss: "vou havo been tried, found1
guilty, aul sentenced to death, and the
sentence will most assuredly be car
ried out. Therelure. rcase to plead
tor your life, sud luiumeud your
soul in beaveu. You havo but three
ruiuutes left iu which to pray, and ou
had better avail yourself nf it, for just as
surely as the menu is shining abowi u,,
lust so surely will tie senleuce ot death
be carried out wbeu the live mluutes are
til. Spend (he little time which lemniue
to you us jou pleae, bi.t nheu I renso to
speak now ou will never hear the sound
of a human voice agalu. When the five
uiiuutex are up I shall not open my lips,
but shall set."
Iu vain did John Hyde plead with his
stent and relentless executioners. In vain
did be assert his inuoceuce and call for
the proof upon which he was convicted.
i ' i M
Childish Innocent). jH
t Fnm 7rnas JTitfvtrias. J H
.Miss old Rtyle (exhibiting familf nth to SfS
visitors) Tlilji cup and flask has belonred sHstl
to an Old Httle for uoo years. SbbbbbI
Her Hmall Niece Why, aunty, what a bH
story, ion know you ain't more than bait )
1 wi JSnSBBl
At Our rJonrdlmr-Houeo. :3H
Itrnm th rpK 9Lbb1
" It nccitod not, madame, this day's report JaBta
Irom fir llrazlllan shores," said I, much !sbbbbbi
'To tell the hoarders of this vile resort 99
Hint entices rather weak and still unset. -mml
W Children JH
-Wflffli Growing IB
Sffi Too Fast II
boeome listless, fretful, without ener- SmM
BY, thin and weak. But you can for
tity thorn and build them up, by ths jfl
uso of D
OF PURE COD LIVER OIL ANB 'W
Oi Llmo nud Soda. 3M
They will tako It readily, for It It at jM
most at palatable at milk. And it 'wLu
should bo romemberod that As A Pro. H
TKMtvr on ccrk Or'corjons orcous, h
IN BOTH Tilt OLD AND YOUNB, IT I? WM
UilEqUALLCO. Arol'IsubstttutlnnseJTered. WaW
A UllKKdTIIKATrtK.IHVINOrU A 1BTIIBT. SbbbbbI
A J Mltll.Nlttt .MATlNKhH. WmW
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aftrmnon. Jsn. 11, sll!..la SU
Tho rhsnomrnal llor I'lanlat, OTIX) HKOrtEIt. JKbbbbI
In nn liitsrfatina Frosrantras and In Waal
Ills Inlmltabls Im tlons. ''BFawal
Hnpportsdby Artlataof Mr ' nstavAubsrir'aOparS) nlBLawal
Compai r, bTsbbI
Reasrysd soala at tioi-otnoo. ulnwsy piano naad. vsyIhI
NEW PAIIIC THKATItK," lrMdwaraVtlTaV? llwawl
1UKSIIAY KVKNINO, JANUARY?. 4&H
1 1 1 1 lf rt n ml I . . TUK nriP1'nrD'Oil Carta's ' MM
Niiiiivnn'ii fSnNnni.lPRR oprujL co. m
New OprrniuunI'blljIlOB.,t,iowonSai, WbbbbI
undar lUsManssanientof Mr. A. M. Palmar. jIiJbbI
HTt. .lAcons' tin " Xvn. tiihatrb. wkm
m Matinssa Mondar, Thnrsdar and rtatnrilai'. vvbbbbI
-I'M. II. Ills Mow A ,11 VftSBBBa
WAI. I, Kit. I'lsr. Ilni7r.TON. jHLH
Jan. l.'l-tiHAUOW.I OK A CHEAT CITY. .iHbbbbI
A0AUEMY.VNMAN THOMPSON. SD -
THE OLD HOMESTEAD.
HATlSCti .BATUItDAY. -ftm
TTAULKM Ol'RUA-IIOUHK. '31
UUNDAY.TIIUHHDAY.'tKmAV ANDtJATUB., !afl
TIIKATIIKCOMIOIIC, l'-'.Mh bt. nsar 3d At. JKH
Krprr nlaht and Wadneadar and Baturdar Mas. ?bv2bbb1
Tha Eminent L'omedlan, UAN'L BULLY. ibbb1
In hla nsw and hat plar, 4asw1
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WraknfJan.fi MatlneM Vfid. and fUt. 'WMt
Jamas l Tbs Powerful Doinaaiiillrania Katbanaa) 'MobbbI
.,. ORIFTIHG APART. . "!
I "YOKUM THKATItK, 4tb aa. and 234 as. Sswi
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Tllli L'llAltlTV 1IA1.I..I Mat. Hatnrdar. fl
NO I'.IIUAI. IN TUB VVOItliD. NH
TliriPO'O NEW MUSIC HAM. ARO At, S
IB Ladies-'SSHusBB m
batt,w5 Dir.nd 'jrrT- m
Wll.tl ACnU.YEn'S COMEDY TI1KATOB, 'U
Hthat. AH'war. A LKOAl, HOLIDAY. sVIbbbbI
Mallnsa Tuna, iThura. Ktarr arsntns! as 8. CObbbbI
1IHOOKI.YN A.lltlHBMKNTH. H
H'k. j'acoiis'uuooklyw theatre. mm
, Matlnxa Mondar. Wadnasda A Satord. fjaafl
Jaflaraon and Tarlor's Aqoatlo Drama, . jMlawal
A I) Allli , SECRET. il
Edward llsnTaD. Ubaiupion Oaranun. Amarlaais IbbbbI
Qaartst in focal aelnctlona on a rlvar o! rwal iWawsl
wstsr. Hirbertllrothsra. tha famooa acrobats. "fi'sH
IT It. JACOI1S' LYIIRUU TIIKATRK. ' QMW
Jtl. MalinMaTuaa . Thurs. Arlal. TbliWaak, imM
IT. J. II M-AN'H )NIJ OF TUB VINBK 1MW
1 iSO. PunularPricaa. lloasnaCrowdad. (lAO, 1aBBBa
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HAIN1H AND HlNNEllo. WMu
Nott Waek-JAMAUBUIIEIC .jlH
A Hat. lloaniltv nJ flirtvnl In NAT UUAt, OAJJl, IHH
timtt wtk, ronjr lfnport In L Totvc-,' JmH
RRflWn OPERA-IIOUSBu.it WM
UIIHIlU Etarr Ea aninr and aaaal MatlaaM. JIbbbbI
VA" M'KEHHA'S FLIRTATION, t WM
B::.r..ViiIUplni i,. '
THE BRIGANDS, H
ClOL. HINX'8 PARK THEATRIC . .jfjaBBBw
Matinsa iVadnaada and fiataraan. 7s1bbbbb1
Horl'a Lataal an I llra,ut Maccaaa. IbbbbbI
A .III)MI.IIT BKI.I-,.,, dlMM
A Clurinliu Vulnra ol Maw tlojUnd Ufa. SfaH
I In vain did he ajipeal to their hearts sat ISsbbbb!
fathers and husbauds. In vtlu did li 'jaO
draw n iifturo of his family circle at 'Sbbbbb!
liouii'. Iinalu dldha nsW forasiDsleday HjaH
in vthicb to settle n imrtion at least of bis Vassal
worldly ulluirs. Thoso who listened to OIsbB
him were uilamnut. nud cazed upou him laHtl
llko so many si'eecbless statues. MbbH
I Presently the leader, who had been JTsbbbbI
lonkiu siesdily uon his watch, closed Wbbbbbs
Ihu case and made n sudden cesture. MbbbbbI
tustantly the uoose which dancled SsbbbbI
above him waa placed over the doomed Isl
mini's head, and the ueit instant he ZMW
would have been swinpiu;; in the sir had MbbbbbI
it net occurred to bun, like au insplrsv SaH
Hon, to male the Masonio sign of dis. IfbbbI
tro-s. Tbe ropo bad already beeun to iPsl
tighten on his neck; but instantly, INbbbI
at a command from tbe leader, Hsbbbbb!
it was allowed to slacken, aud tbe man iflH
who had but a moment before declared fXH
i his death as inevitable. lifted trie noose msWW
over bis bead and cast it away. Than 4UH
leauiue forward, be whispered in John EbbbbbbI
)lydu'car, " That bos saved you. Take -sbbbbbI
your seat iu the bottom of the wagonette. MRbbbI
Hay uot a wonl. Vou will be taken back luH
to the tavern iu front cfvrh'oh you were JbbH
arrested sud liliersted. After which 1 YsbbbI
can't ho answerable for your life. Make MUm
your way North as spseJily as possible, 'YtbbbbI
and do not come hero suain." BbbbbbI
John Urdu needed no second bidding BbbbbbI
ta shake the dust of North Carolina from jIswsbbbbbI
his feet, anil made tbe best of bis wsvjr H
homeward, where he arrived in safety. bbbbbbb!
and some months after his return I beard IbbbbbbbI
' him narrate this story on board m Will. sLbbbbbs
I iamsburs fsrry.boat in tbe prsseace ol 1bbbbbbb1
at least a dozeu ladivlduali. MU
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