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THE ARIZONA KEl'UBIJCAN, SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY, , 1904.
." V Have Just Received 4 Invoice of Colored Initial Stationery. SOMETHING VERY NICE. Call early while we have your initial in stock. The Berryhill Company, Corner First and Washington Streets. CONSUMPTION 0 Treated by a fa-ecial method that enables patients to live salely in any climate; THE NEEL TREATMENT, 119 W. Adams St. Valley Produce Co, Phone Red 51. nnnnnui nnR&inro DHnuHIN UnHliuCu 11 iiiiLiwup.i.imM-i'.np'-yiuumw LAtinim We will sell them today T and while this stock lasts, nice ones as low as ... . IO, so, AND PSR DOZEN. Get in your order early, they won't last long. Valley Produce Go. 17 North Center St. FOR A SHORT TIME to introduce our Teas we will give away one fancy cup and saucer with every pound of Tea purchased of the following lines: Fanciest Japan Bud. Spider Leg Tea. O-Yama Japan Tea. Bridal Veil Tea. E. S. Wakelin Grocer Co. ft THIS is what we want YOU TO KNOW. We sell only the best gro ceries and you save money by buying from us. . We deliver your orders Tery promptly anywhere in town. Get your GROCERIES FRANK GRIEBEL'S 218-220 W. Washington St. Phone 431. i-H-H- ! -r- ! -V ! ! Additional Loca.1 I"M 't"l"l 'H'I il.il.tx.A.t....t..H.....i DEATH OF A NEWSPAPER MAN. A. K. D.Carscallen. formerly manag ing editor of the Alburo.uerque Jour nal, died in this city on Wednesday morning. Mr. Carscallen was a native of Bellville. Canada, and had lived in this country for six years. He was thirty-nine years of age and was re garded as a man cf unusual brilliancy. Mr. Carscallen was well fitted for his profession by a classical education, and he was moreover a most estimable gentleman. He had resided in the city about eight months, living at 2131 West Monroe street. He was married only a year ago. Arrangements for the fun eral will not be made until word has been received from relatives In Can ada or Los Angeles. THE REV. C. H. G0VETTE HAS ARRIVED Rev. C. H Govette who has bm appointed to the pastorate of the Central M. B. Church South, from Sher man. Texas, has arrived with his fam ily. He seems to come teaming with en thusiasm and will no doubt awaken new spiritual life ir church "work In Phoenix. Sunday's services are as fol lows: Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Preaching 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Ep worth League services 6:30 p. m. The public is cordially invited to attend all the services. Mr. J. G. McKibban has been elected president of the Ep worth League for the coming' year. He is a League' worker of "many years' standing and is an aggressive worker. It Is his purpose to conduct the work along progressive lines. All tha Leaguers are urged to be present at the first meeting of the- year on Sunday evening. A TOUCHING TNCIDENTw MUs Mabel Hoply. aged 2S, died yesterday forenoon at the Sisters' hospital. It was a particularly sad death for the reason that no relatives were present to comfort hr in the. last hours, though every arrangement had been made for the presence of personal friends in such an emergency. She came here not long ago from Atlantic, Iowa, with her sister, a Mrs. Campbell, who remained with her till a couple ot weeks ago. It was the opinion of all that though she was very ill of a lung affection, her life would be" indefinitely extended, whereupon her vister return ed home. Thursday night, just as the new year was breaking, she was taken with a sinkfhg spell and though promptly given medical attention, there was no permanent relief and she gradually sank to the end. Relatives have been informed but no arrange ments have been made, though it is probable the body will be taken to Iowa for interment. KILLING AT RIVERSIDE, CAL. News whs received here yesterday that a man was arrested under the name of Fred Kline, at Riverside. Cal., for the killing' of a rancher named Andrew Peterson, whose body was found in the ruins of a burned barn. It was also stated that Kline later con fessed that his right name was Alex Karls and that he had given a fictitious name to protect his relatives who live in Phoenix. Henry liarls and family llve near Phoenix, on a ranch, and one son, Ed Karls, is interested in the .Commercial, -corral,, while .another. Js employed in a lumber yard. There is a third son, Alexander, who was never In this city but a few weeks and who has not been in touch with his rela tives here for a long time. They un derstood that he had gone to the Philippines ' and on this theory are hoping, of course, that there is a case of mistaken identity mixed up in the homicidal incident. The members of the family, who reside here, are most estimable people and well respected. There is an intimation that whoever was the author of the crime, the mo tive was robbery. THE TONTO KILLING. Of the killing of ycung Berry and a Mexican boy in Tonto basin recently, the Mesa Free Press publishes the following news brought to that town by Claude Delbridge: "The killing was done by Zack Booth, probably assisted by his brother, John Booth. Both men were arrested and had a preliminary hear ing before Justice Wentworth at Pay son. They were bound over to ths grand jury. At the hearing Zack Booth claimed to have done the killing, al leging self defense. H said he went to the sheep camp to protest against the animals feeding there, and that Berry and the Mexican showed fight and he shot them to save his own life. The father, of the murdered Mexican boy testified that both the Booths came to him and warned him to move on with his flock. He told them to go to the camp arid see the boss, mean ing Berry. They did so, he heard shots and when he came in sight of the camp the two Booths were leaving and the murder had been committed. Zack wears long hair, always boes heavily armed, and has long posed as a ' bad man." He calls himself the Wooly Kid," and is upward of thirty years old. A SCHOOL OF ART Is to be opened in the Anderson build ing on January 4th. There will be no cast work, pupils start at once to draw from life. Persons desiring fur ther information may apply at room No. 10. between the hours of 9:30 a. m. and 1 p. m. THE ARIZONA DEMOCRAT SUIT The Defense Answers the Last Com plaint of Messrs. Smith and O'NeilL Another move has bean made in the litigation of the Arizona Democrat Publishing company. On Thursday ev ening an answer was filed to .. inet rnmnlaint filed by W. t! Smith and Eugene Brady O'Neill against Sam weDD, jr. Sheriff Cook. A. C. Baker and -Judge Klbbey. The plaintiffs were the bonds men for the Arizona Publishing com pany in a suit brought against it by Webb, and In which a Judgment, in cluding costs for something more than $700. was obtained. Some time after the judgment had been rendered W. C. Dawes brought suit against Webb in a justice's court and garnlshced the bondsmen. In the meantime Judge Baker and Judge Klbbey. who had been the attorneys for Webb, filed a lien on the judgment, which was af- lo-.iarrl nssiened to them. Messrs. - Smith and O'Neill brought suit against all the parties, asking per mission to deposit In the court the amount of . the judgment and cost3 and be relieved from all further con- ' I '. nection with the case. The suit was dismissed and another was begun, thn plaintiffs In the meantime having paid the claims of Dawes. They offered to the sheriff of the county the receipt from Dawes, together with the reet of the amount of the Judgment. They also asked that the court direct the sheriff to return the execution against them as satisfied. In the answers filed by Judges Baker and Klbbey they say that they know nothing of any relation between the plaintiffs and Dawes, but they do know that they filed a lien on the judg ment before the Dawes suit was begun. . o ' NEW RURAL ROUTE The Whole Country West of the City . is Now Covered. The new rural route No. 4 was ush ered in yesterday with Hal Bennett in charge. It was really more than the starting of a new route. It involved the extension of the service on all the routes west of the city. It includes ill the territory south of the Yuma road to the river and seven miles west of the city. This route has been in contempla tion for a long time and at one time it was thought that the order for its establishment would be made. It turn ed out though that when the petition was sent to the department there had been i change in the rules of the de partment by which it appeared that there were not enough patrons in tha proposed district. There was more than were required for the whole country proposed to be served by all the western routes but not quite enough for this particular territory. Postmaster M'Clintock did not let the matter rest there and it was soon found that more than the requlrad number of patrons could be obtained. They were obtained and an inspector was sent on from Washington to verify the signatures. He went over the dis trict and found that there were even more persons who would avail them selves of the advantages of the rural delivery than had signed the last peti t'on. CAVE CRZEK NEWS. More Concerning the Illness of the Late Marcel Dugas Cave Creek, Ariz., Dec. 31. (Special Correspondence of The Republicans Sheepmen are becoming worried over the drouth, as they have to keep their herds far out in the mountains and are fearful that when shearing time comes the feed near by will be Insufficient to support them. Sheep shearers are beginning to come in ready to take jobs. Shearing will begin In January. J. D. Houck Is erecting a large din ing hall near his store. One who has not been here since two years ago would no longer recognize the vicinity of the roadside spring. The published account of the ill ness cf the late Marcel Dugas was somewhat in eiror. Near two weeks ago, having been seized with a cold, and symptoms cf heart trouble, and fearing the latter might become acute, he quit his solitary camp on Gold Hill and came to Houck' station to b? near help if needed. Part of the time he spent with Major Gates near Sierra Alta. twelve miles north cf here. Mon day' at noon he came to my tent look ing very bad, and I Invited him to lie down. But after a few minutes sleep he awoke strangling, and I got him up and to breathing. Against my wish he insisted on getting out into the air and walked to the store, where he spent the afternoon in comparative comfort. The night following it was seen that he was suffering of pneu monia and Mose Houck and another were up all night with him. After the stage left on Tuesday morning he ex pressed a desire to go to his relatives In Phoenix, and Mr. Houck sent him. as comfortably as could be done. The recital cf his death was correct. But he was not drinking at all except light wine or beer, the barkeeper at Houck's saloon refusing to sell hira or let any one buy whiskey for him, and at his own request he was kept on a moder ate use of wine or beer. Mr. Dugas had for some years been in charge of the rich mining property of Col. Dravo of the quarteermaster's department at Governor's Island, New York harbor. He had adjoining Col. Dravo's, two or more claims of his own, and both are remarkably rich in geld. At times only did he drink to excess. He was a good man and an ernest adherent to the Catholic church, and respected as a just and righteous man; NATIVE. o , DEATH OF GEORGE U. COLLIN $ One of the Pioneers of the Valley Suc cumbs to an Attack of Pneftmonla. Hon. George L. Collins, who nrnh. ably fatal Illness was announced In Tho Republican yesterday morning, died at 10 o clock last night. There had been for days really little hope of his recov. ery from an attack of pneumonia which set in a week ago. Mr. Collins was sixty-eight years of age. He leaves three sons, Lewis W., Willard E. and Rolla A. Collins, all of Phoenix. The arrangements for the funeral will be announced today. Mr. Collins was a native of Mainp He came to the Pacific coast in 1R0 and to the Salt River valley in 1875 He has resided here ever since and came to be. one of the foremost farmers in the valley aaid was prominent in mnst of the undertakings for the upbuilding of this part of the territory. Mr. Col lir.s had for a long time taken an art ive part in the democratic politics of the county and at the time of his death was a member of the territorial legis !a ture. Mi. Collins was married in Santa Cruz, Cal., in 1861, and his wife died seven years ago. Mr. Collins was member of the Knights Templar and of the H. i u. L. o H is Model. Clitic "I must congratulate vnn n the vlllian of your play. He leaves the impression of having been drawn from me. Author "He was. I may sav to von that he is an exact portrait of mvsplf as my wife depicts me in our hours of case. INEVITABLE WAR (Continued from Page One.) vision is going to the far east and know the names of the officers who have been ordered not to stir out of Moscow In anticination of udden orders." Another editor, impatient for war, and confident of victory said: "The Russian army will prove as disastrous to the Japa.nese en Mont Pelee to Mar tlnlo.ue." Both editors felt concern at the possibility of American Interven tion. One said: "The attitude of the United States becomes equivocal. We do not like the dispatch of American warships. Still the Russians cannot be lieve that their old friend will give act ive assistance to Japan." MOVEMENTS OF SHIPS. Gibraltar, Jan. 1. Two Russian tor-, pedo boat destroyers arrived here to day on their way to the far east. , Port Said. Jan. 1. A Russian trans port, with 2000 troops aboard, traversed the Suez canal yesterday, bound for Port Arthur. Portsmouth, Jan. 1. The British ar mored cruiser King Alfred has left Portsmouth for China. The British bat tleships, the Formidable and the Irre sistible, and the second class cruiser Vindicator, and cinother cru.ser, have been ordered to China' from the Medi terranean. o THE VICTORY OF JACKSON The Celebration of Its Anniversary by NebrasKa Democrats. Omaha. Jan. 1. Nearly five hundred democrats of Nebraska tonight cele brated the eighty-ninth anniversary of Andrew Jackson's victory over the British at New Orleans, and incidental ly the thirteenth annual banquet of the Jacksonlr-in club of Nebraska. The soeukers included Senator Francis G. Nwlands of Nevada, Congressman Da vid D'Armond of Missouri, and Con gressman Hitchcock of Nebraska. The occasion was of social signifi cance to the Nebraska democracy be cause of a reunion of the factions that have foimerly been known .as .'"gold" and "silver" democrats. o THE OUTLOOK FOR WOOL StocKs on Hand Light With Good Pros - pect of an Advance. Boston, Jan. 1. The Commercial Bul letin will say Saturday: The wool mar ket is steady and firm. Business has not beer active, but for the closing days of the year, the sales were quite large. the demand since Tuesday being very ood. Light money has u restraining Influence. With any success in opening new heavyweight goods and with easier money tltere should be an Improvement In the demand early In the year. The mills are cairrylng comparatively light stocks, much less than at the begin ning of 1D03. News from foreign markets continues bullish. There has been a further ad vance at Buenos Ayres on active buy ing. Active wools are a farthing high er this week in the English markets, Melbourne will be closed till Januaiy 19th. on w hich date the London auction sales also open. Shipments of wool from Boston to date from December 31, 1902. were 236. 238,050 pounds against 238,758,867 pounds a.t the same date last year. Receipts to date were 279,106,592 pounds against 313,774,152 pounds for the same period last year. CATTLE AND SHEEP. Chicago, Jan. 1. Cattle Receipts 150!) Market steady. Good to prime steers 5.50W3.7."; poor to medium 3.50il 5.00; stockers and feeders 2.004.10; cows 1.74tfi4. 25; heifers 3.00 4.75: ear ners 1.73ff2.40; bulls' 2.004.25; calves 2.50Co6.75. Sheep Receipts 4000. Market steady, lambs steady. Good to choice wethers 3.73(f?4.25- fair to choice mixed 3.0042 4.75: western sheep 4.00?i4.25; native lambs 4.2.r.'g;6.00; western Iambs 4.50 6.C0. WEATHER TODAY. Washington. Jan. 1. Forecast New Mexico: Fair and colder Saturday; Sunday fair. Arizona Fair Saturday and Sunday. o CYCLONE LOST OUT. p?nitimore. Jan. 1. At the Eureka Athletic club tonight. Young Peter Jackson of this city, knocked out cy clone Bill Larry, of Philadelphia, both colored,. In five rounds. N DRIVEN ASHORE. Crew Exposed for Hours to a New Foundland Winter. St. Johns. N: F.. Jan. 1 The schoon er. Clara Mason, laden with codfish, bound for Europe, was driven ashore at Bonavista. during a gale last night and became a total wreck. The crew took to. the rigging when the vessel struck and remained there several hours before they were rescued. They were severely frostbitten. A mtantity of wreckage has drifted ashore at Cape Banealieu. and it i3 feared that another worse marine dis ster has occurred. DOWIE'S TOUR OF THE WORLD. Elijah in the Course of it Will Pass Through Arizona. Chicago. Jan. 1. John Alexander Dowle, accompanied by four of the leaders In Zion City, started on his trip around the world today. Every resident of Zion City turned out to see Dowle off. Dowle will go first to New Orleans where he will remain a week. Then h-i will go to Sa,n Francisco via the south western route, holding meetings there January 19 and 20. He will embark for Australia on Jan uary 21. going by the way of Honolulu. In Australia he will meet his wife and son and will conduct a series of meetings, some of them In the towns where Jie experienced his early tribu lations before coming to America. On leaving Australia, Dowle will vis- ' It India and Africa and will finally ar rive at Zurich, Switzerland, where a general conference of the Christian! Catholic church of Europe will be held, i From Zurich he will go to London and thence to New York, where he plans to I land on June 20. MOODY MERRILL'S FUNERAL. Boston, Jan. 1. The funeral services of the late Moody Merrill, the form?r Boston financier, who died a week ago at Silver City. N. M., were held this afternoon at Walnut :venue Congrega tion church. . Rev. A H. Plumber, pro nounced a sympathetic eulogy.- REPORTERS OF OLD ROME. Cicero tha First to Introduce Short ' hand Method. "It was eminently proper that we should place a tablet over the grave of Thomas Lloyd, the first official stenographer of the f American con gress," said a veteran of the art, "and I have been deeply interested in del ving Into ancient history to find out when and where fehoit hand reporting was first introduced. Even before the days of the printing process Cicero In troduced a system of shorthand re porting, called the Tyronean method, from Tyro, a freedman, who was one of Cicero's most expert writers. That even at that early date systems of shorthand writing stenography came Into general use for certain purposes and that the methods were very effect ive we- may Infer from a passage in Horace, who, when addressing a short hand writer, says: "You write in such a manner you will have no occasion for four whole years to ask for another sheet of parchment." "Julius Caesar, bidding for popular ity In his first consulate, caused the proceedings of the Roman senate to be published daily by trained writers, who were called tabularll, being what we today style reporters. These re porters were probably only rapid wri ters, using the ordinary characters. The reports were revised and edited before their exposure to the public eye, and were then circulated even In the distant provinces just the sartie as the Congressional Record Is now sent to the constituents of members of our congress. Prior to this time the an nals of the great lawmakers were written on tablets and placed in a room of the pontiff, where they were accessible to the public. The people had to go to the 'newspapers,' and it was not delivered at their homes as now. This room of the pontiff was a general reading room, reminding one of the periodical room of the congress ional library. "Why the ancients had no printing presses it has been difficult for stu Where There's Smoke There's fire, the saying runs, and so as a feneral rule the saying holds true. The re is unseen, hidden, but the ascending smoke makes its presence undoubted. Similarly you can argue from eruptions of the skin to corrupt blood. You can't see the blood, but the pimples, boils, etc., which mar the skin surely indicate impure blood. For this reason the medicine which cures these surface blemishes must cure them through the blood. Dr. Pierce's Golden Med ical Discovery purines the blood, removes the waste and poisonous substances which corrupt it, and thus cures diseases which origi nate in impure blood, such as boils, pimples, salt rheum, tetter, eczema, sores, . and other painful and disfiguring diseases. "Golden Medical Dis covery " also increases the activity of the blood-mak- ring glands, thus increasing the supply of pure blood, rich in the red corpuscles of health. "It rives me much pleasure to testify to the merits of Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov ery," writes Miss Annie Wells, of Fergussons wiiarf. Isle of Wight Co..Va. " I can say honestly and candidly that it is the grandest medieineever compounded for purifying the blood. I suffered terribly with rheumatism, and pimples on the skin and swelling in mv knees and feet so that I could not walk. I spent about twenty dollars paying doctors' bills but received no benefit. A year or two ago I was reading one of your Mem orandum Books and I decided to try Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and 'Favorite Pre scription.' and am entirely cured." Accept no substitute for Golden Med ical Discovery. There is nothing "just as good " for diseases of the stomach, blood, and lungs. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate the bowels. DORRIS THEATRE F. W. STECHAN Manager Monday Evening, Jan. 4 Morosco's Comedians in the hit of the year. SPOTLESS TOWN. All For Fun and Fun For All. Regular theater prices $1.00, 73c, 50c, and 25c. Seats on sale at Goodman's Satur day, Jan. 2 at 10 a. m. Week Commencing TUESDAY, JANUARY 5TH. Get Your Money's Worth .JOLLY DELLA.. PRINGLE and Her merry company; the largest pooular priced attraction in the west. The plays: "THE GUILTY WIFE." "THE SULTAN'S DAUGHTER." "THELMA." "MANSION OF ACHING HEARTS." Eastern prices 25c, 35c, 50c. irf dents to decide, for they had the ma terial for making them and paper and parchment for printing, and then, as now, there was a heavy growing de mand for reading matter. It was not until the material for writing changed that there was much progress in the matter of spreading the new?. The De calogue was written upon tablets of stone; the Athenian record, now known as the Parian Chronicle, was engrav ed upon tablets' of marble, and next we find inscriptions cn thin plates cf metal and on the broad leaves of cer tain plants, on sheets formed of woven texture from the bark of trees and on the skins of animals. These heavy and cumbrous 'volumes' were as difficult to handle as the iron money Imposed upon the Spartans. ' "The Assyrians came nearer to the printing press than did the Egyptians, for they discovered and practiced a method of rapidly multiplying their writings, using engraved seals, consist ing of cylinders, from which any num ber of Impressions could be made. Nat urally Intellectual advancement was rapid, with the Introduction of 'circu lating documents, books and papers," for the reading class was then onfy the wealthy, even In the best days of Ro man civilization. The assembled intel lect heard the news at the Olympian games and In the Athenian theater. "Cicero's shorthand reporters were the beginning. of the stenographic art, without which we could not get along very well in this age of newspapering. Cicero's plan called only for the taking down and copying of the proceedings of the senate by educated slaves, and these copies were sent out. Cicero worked. on the same plan of gaining popularity as do the statesmen who send out the Congressional Rernrrt public documents and garden seed, and he was unquestionably a pretty shrewd politician. - It is gratifying, however, to stenograDhers of th nr. ent day to know that we are not slaves as were the writers and shorthand re porters of those days. True, we have frequently long hcurs and laborious work, but one of our profession will earn more in a single day than did the ancient reporters in a whole year. "It was unquestionably the system of slavery which was the bane of an cient civilization and the primary cauFe of its ruin. Capital owned labor: therefore labor was cheap and without dignity. Authors dined upon rarities costing thousands cf dollars in the case. of a single meal, while his slaves produced his books were nearly stray ed. The only ocst involved in the pro duction of a book was the sustenance cf the servile writers and embellish- THE FAIR Will sell Toys, Fancy Boxes and all Christmas goods strictly at wholesale prices this week. Next to the Phoenix, Arizona, December 23, '03. ' Mr. S. V. Hamilton did most ex cellent work In tuning my piano on the occasion of my Phoenix, 'Arizona, en gaement. I herewith cordially recommend him. W. W AUG II LAUDER, "Lecture Recitals" in music, Chicago, 111. Leave orders at Redewill's or Fountains or P. O. box 342. THE GREATEST 0IV1ESTIC CONVENIENCE In Phoenix today is GAS PHoenix Light Fuel Co. First Avenue THE VALLEY BANK OP PHOENIX PAID UP CAPITAL $1 SURPLUS !i'J Wftf. CHRISTY, President. J. C. KIRK PATRICK, Vice Prl4nt. W. D. FULWIL.ER, Cashier. LLOYD Is. CHRISTY, Asst. Cashier. Drafts issued on all of the important cities of the United States and Europe. Discount commercial paper and do a gen eral banking business. Oiicp hours, 9 a. m. to 3 p. m. DIRECTORS: M. H. Sherman. Wm. Christy. E. J. Bennltt. J. C. Kirkpatrtck. J. S. Fifirld. W. D. Fulwiler, Lloyd B. Christy. George D. Christy. CORRESPONDENTS: American Exchnnire National Bank, New York: Arnerl enn Exchange National Bank, Chicago; First National Bank, Lo Anseles; Bsk of Arizona, Prescott, Arizona; the Anglo-California. San Francisco, CaL H"fr-H" "H"M"I"H H 1 I H 111 1 1 1 M H"H H""""M HI 1 IIHI !! The Home Savings Bank and Trust Co. j Pays 4 per cent interest on all time deposits j 4 Account! max be opened for one dollar or more, either la pnom or by mall. 4. A handsome nickel steel safe Is furnished depositors free of chares. Call at tha banking office and learn all about our plan for mails a X savings pay an Income. v i I The Home Savings Bank and Trust Co. AUTHORIZED CAPITAL, 100,000.00. t CHARLES F. AIN S WORTH, President; R. H. GREENE. Vice Pres- 4. ldent: FRANK AINSWORTH, Cashier. DIRECTORS Charles F. Alnsworth, W. C Foster, R. H. Greeae, Frank Alnsworth, Harvey J. Lee. 4MiMt..i....i..r.r.r.i.i...iMM..i..i..i.i.i.i.i in 1 1 1 t wi n Capital, $100,000.00 . Surplus, 550,000.00 Deposits, $500,000.00 Ample Facilities. Courteous Treatment to All. We Solicit Tour Backus Business. The National Bank of Arizona. Emil Gun!!, President. 8. Oberfelder, Cashier. Get One of Our ers.. Publication was carried on just as a plantation was worked in the days before the war. The largest hooks with the most beautiful and expensive bindings could be produced at far le cost In dollars and cent than they ca. be macte today. And the same reason which prevented improement s In the old slave holding states prevented tht? int reduction of the printing press us an organ of ancient civilization. "Atticus, a Roman biblophilist. train ed a large number of slaves to the es pecial duty of merely transcribing. There were five readers for every Pi trained writers in different apait ments. and 500 copies of a short pwm or small book could be produced rap idly and at little ccst, less by far than the boasted, powers of the press with all our modern appliances in the art of printing. These shorthand slave could produce In twelve hours 500 co pies cf a poem equal In extent to Ten nyson's 'Enoch Arden' and Its accom panying poems, and for this work thry recelved one pound of a common kind of corn each with a small allowance of wine. This kind of 'feed' would n-l go far with the stenographers of th present day. We have a fair and heal thy scale of prices for our work, ar.d we receive It or we don't work. Pitts burg Dispatch. ODDITIES IN TRADE NAMES. English Boots Are Yankee Made, but No One Know. How many New Yorkers there are who insist upon wearing good, strong, common sense. English walking boots They are supposed to have several qualities lacking in the American art icle. But it so happens that exactly the opposite holds good in England, and. g where you will, you will we shoe stores displaying An.trioan flags and with American boots, shoes and slip pers in the windows. The shoes we in sist on having on this side of tire At lantic, and which are sold to us for "English made." are sold to us In Lon don, Liverpool, Ieds and other cities cf England as American made boot?, and as such there Is n enormous de mand among the English people for them. Real English boots anil shoes wouM not be worn by American men and wo men, as they are broad and fiat, wiih uncomfortably short vamps. Yet th-;.-have one commendable quality. In tht they wear indefinitely. New York M it and Express. An ambition to own a sky-scrape: a lofty ideal. Chicago New. Boston Store. and Jeftersont t i s Pol. Lewlp, Vice-Pretint. J. J. Sweeney, Aat'L CuU. Little Home Safes