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3fy Dtf kter Lesf se.
In ths light of the moon, by tho Bide of the
My Beat on the sand and her aett on my
"We watch the brilliant billows, do I and my
My sweet little daughter Louise.
We wonder what city the pathway of glory,
That broadens aw&y to the limitless woet,
Leads up to she minds her of some pretty
And b&tb: "The pathway that mortals lore
Then Isay: "It must lead to the far awa
The beautiful City of Best.-'
In the light of 4he moon, by the Bide of the
Stand two in the shadow of whispering trees,
And one loves my daughter, my beautiul
My womanly daughter LouiBe.
She steps to the boat with a touch of his fing
ers, And out on the diatnondod pathway they
move ;
The jhallop is lost in tho distance, it lingers,
It waits, but I know that its coming will
That it went to tho wallB of the wonderful city,
The magical City of Love,
In the light of the moon, by the side of the
- -water,
I wait for her coming from over tho aets ;
I wait but to welcome tho dust of my daughter,
To weep for my daughter Louise.
The path, as of old, reaching out in its Bplen
dor, Gleams bright, like a way that an angel has
1 kie tho cold burden its billows surrender,
Sweet clay to lie under the pitiful sod :
But flic reBts, at the end of the path, in the
Whose "builder and maker is God."
That turbulent and tortuous stream
the Little Sandy river coils itself & m
pletely around a rocky plateau of about
10,000 acres area, in tne Western corner
of Elliott county, Kentucky, tho waters
of the river being divided by a narrow
etrip of crumbled cliff. From time im
memorial this peninsula has borne the
enphoEious name of "Cracker's Neok."
It is a wild and gloomy spot, it you
follow the boundaries of the plateau
and view it from the opposite bank of
the river. Walled in on all side3 by
frowning c!iffs, rising nearly perpen
dicular to the height of 300 feet, their
upper edge fringed b,y a heavy growth
of stunted firs and laurel bushes, it cer
tainly has a foib:dding look. If jou
have the curiosity to explore the plateau
and climb the summit of the crumbling
cliff at the point of jointure with the
mainland, the aspect changes. Ten
years ngo there was a thick growth of
heavy timbor on the ,,neckJ,, but it has
all been cleared away, ana a vista of
fertile fields and neatly fenced planta
tions sweep away on all sides to the
cliff edges, whicn are still bordered bv
the lanrel and fir growth. Evidences
of civilization in the way of comfortable
houses and stables and sheep flocks
cropping the succulent herbage are seen
on every hand. The country surround
ing this plateau is rocky and sterile and
the fertile neck rises up like an oasis in
the mountain desert. It instinctively
strikes the imaginative beholder as a
fine spot for romance, and the "Romance
of Cracker's Neck" I now propose to
Immediately after the closo of the
late war a man named Peter J. Living
stone, who had commanded a regimen
of guerrillas on the Confederate side,
purchased the neck for a nominal sum,
cleared away the timber, laid off fields,
built roads and erected houses and
openeda store jaht on the verge of the
crumbling cliff, down which you clamb
ered to reach the mainland. He cut
down this cliff and graded a read to the
farther edge of the plateau, with lateral
feeders running off on either side. He
brought his family here, installed them
in a luxurious home, and began a flour
ishing business, the basis of which was
timber, great tracts oL whioh were
owned by him on the mainland. The
geographical situation of the "neck"
was an admirable one for business
purposes, it being a eort t of half-way
station between the undeveloped riohes
of wild Kentucky and capital which
stretched out eager hands toward the
new-old country from the other side of
the Ohio river. He speedily drew about
him an enormous trade and acted as a
factor for the whole of the back coun
try. He was an affable, pleasant-mannered
ma a and made friends.
At this time Mountain Kentucky was
in a str.te of anarchy, Law and order
were but little regarded, and the woods
were filled with armed men engaged in
those terrible family feuds which have
made the dark and bloody ground
famous. It was the favorite rendez
vous, too, for a much worse class of
criminals. Thieves and counterfeiters
made their headquarters among the
wild gorges and deep forests from
whioh they emerged, at frequent In
" fcevrsisr to prey on the fatness of the
rich blue-grass country but a few miles
distant. Robberies were of frequent
occurrence, and stolen horses and cattle
were .stampeded out of the low country
by the hundred head. They would be
secreted here until the hue and cry was
over, and then conveyed across the
Ohio river and sold. It was known to
the authorities that the desperadoes
were well organized, and alPefforts to
break up the gang were fruitless.
During all this time Colonel Peter J.
Livingstone flourished and waxed rich,
and no one suspeotei that he bad a
hand in the lawless acts which ware
fact driving honest people out of the
mountains, and deterring others from
coming in to take their places.
Peter J. Livingstone's business pros
pered bo well that it was not long
before he had competition. Two Vir
ginians, father and son, named Malone,
set up a store on the mainland, directly
on the road to Livingstone's store, and
much of the trade which hitherto of
necessity had gone to him was directed
to the new establishment. The falling
off in his business enraged Colonel
Livingstone beyond measure, and ho
bad an open quarrel with the Malones.
After this quarrel the two firms tried to
injure each other in the way of trade as
much as possible. Livingstone made
threats that he would break up the
Malones, and drive them from the
county. In the spring of 1877 Malone's
store was broken into and robbed of
several hundred dollars' wcrtlrcf
goods, and Colcnei Livingstone gloried
in the discomfiture of his rivals over
their loss. A few months afterwards a
fire broke out inMalone's store, but
was happly extinguished before much
damage was done. After thii second
misfortune one of Mai one's clerks, a
middle-aged man named Jasper Breed
ing, slept in the store to guard his em
ployers property.
Breeding was at his post one night in
tho fall of 1877. The hour was late
and he was asleep. A noise in the
store-room aroused hm, and he jumped
out of bed to find the store in flames.
Through the curling smoke ho saw two
men hastily leaving the building by the
front door, and heard them close and
lock the door behind them. He
realized that escape in that direction
was cut off. Malone & Co. had consid
erable ready money on hand, and this
money was in a large safe which stood
in the office. Breeding had the key of
the safe, and opened it to pave the
money. The safe was empty. He
picked up a package of .bilk on the
floor near tho pafe, whioh had been
dropped by tho thieves in their flight.
There was a rear door to the building,
wuiou ws secured irom ino insiae Dy
means of a box. The fPioke was
stifling, and Breeding opened this door
to escape, only to find the doorway
blocked by bales of hay, which bad
been rolled up against the end of the
otuicung. na tried to lorce a
through the barricade, but failed. The
fire was now at his heels, and the
smoke so dense that ho could hardly
breathe. Happily, he called to mind
at this critical moment a small window
on the side of the building. Groping
his way to this last loophole of escape,
he forced open the shutters, raised the
f-ash and leaped oat not a moment too
soon. When he turned to survey the
burning bailding the long roof trem
bled and-fell in with a crash, and the
flames leaped high into the air.
Nothing was Baved but the package of
The burning, which' was evidently
done to hi J e robbery and at tlw samo
timt commit murder, created consider
able excitement among the better class
of citizens in Elliott connty, and tho
next day a meeting was called to take
measures to hunt down the criminals.
With a stern sense of retribution this
meeting was held on tho charred frag
ments of MaloEe k Co.'s store. Money
was raised on the spot and a detective
was sent for to ''work up" the case. Tho
next night a meeting of citizens was
held at Martinsburg, the seat of Elliott
county. This meeting was secret, and
its deliberations wero not made public.
The detective went to work on the case
andcauBed the arrest of three men,
charging them with complicity in the
burning. One of the parties arrested
by name John Kimball was a rospec
tableand comfortably well-to-do farmer,
who had hitherto borne a good reputa
tion. His companions, Henry Ormsby
and Bill McMillan, were both men of
little character. Ormsby was a Ten
nessean, and had served one term in the
state penitentiary at Nashville. McMil
lan ne'er-do-well, who subsisted by
hunting, fishing and logging, with an
occasional job at wood-chopping, or
farming. All Ihreo were placed in the
jail at Martinsbnrg. All three were
friends and partisans of Cjlonel Living
b tons tone, and the latter engaged a
lawyer to defend them and made ar
rangements to bill them out of jail.
He boasted that money would do any
thing, and with truth, too; for the judi
ciary was corrupt, and tho officers of
the law servile and easily intimidated.
Another secret meeting of citizens was
held and dark mutterines wero hoard
on every hand.
The detectivo whose identity, by
the way, was never discovered, and is
unknown to this day, savo by the few
who employed him followed up the
clew which he had unearthed. He
know-that he had to deal with desperate
men, who would stoop to any crime to
shield themselves from punishment,
and he went among the suspected
parties thoroughly disguised. Profess
ing to be a farmer "pal" of Ormsby's,
anxious to extricate his old partner
from his present difficulty, ho gradu
ally wormed his way into the confidence
of the men whom he suspected of being
concerned in the burning, and one night
was admitted into their counsels. What
was his surprise and amazement to find
that the men in jail were members of a
regularly organized and thoroughly
disciplined gang of counterfeiters,
housebreakers and cattle and horse
thieves, whose chief and moving spirit
was Colonel Peter J. Livingstone. This
gang numbered about three hundied
members, and many of them were men
whose characters had never been attaint
ed even by suspicion.
Jubilant over tho success he had
achieved, and confident that ho had
evidence enough to cause tho convic
tion of the whole gang, the detective
hastened the next day to Martinsbnrg
to secure warrants and a posse of arrest.
When he reached the town ho found
that one of the men in jail (Ormsby)
had confessed to everything, which he
the (detective) had learned tho night
before, and that the other two prisoners
McMillan and Kendall had been taken
from the jail and hanged by a mob of
about five hundred masked men,
whioh had issued a proclamation
justifying the act, and made known for
the first time the existence of the
The story of this execution, "by com
mand of Judge Lynch," is a brief one.
The two secret meetings whioh had been
held by the citizens of Elliott county,
were for the purpose of organizing a
"society of public protection and jus
tice." One of tho most prominet citizens
of the county was at its head. Every man
of standing, every man who loved order
and respected the law in the county en
rolled himself in the new order." Its
spfes were more ubiquitous than the
hired detective, and brought to the
chief of the order startling intelligence.
Livingstone's gang was becoming fright
ened, and had resolved on heroic
measures for the succor of their brethren
in durance vile. They had resolved to
anticipate the law's slow delay, and
resoue their friends by force. At the
same time it was intended to burn Mar
tinsburg and shoot down all opposition.
The generalissimo of the "Regulators"
knew that Peter J. Livingstone was at j
the head of the order. He had wrung a
confirmation of this Knowledge from
Ormsby and from Kendall and Mc
Millan. He was provided with a list of
the members cf the gang. The lodge,
in solemn conclave, voted to mete out
impartial justice to all evil doers.
Sentence of death was pronounced on
Kendall, McMillan, Livingstone, Lewis
Binion, John Binion and John Boggs.
Other members of the gang receivedsen
tences varjing from five to one hundred
lashes on the bare back and notice to
quit the State. The lodge rode into
Martinsburg at midnight, armed and
disguised; they forced the jailer to de
j jvgrjin tha feeys of the jail, and brought
forth Kendall SPd McMillan to suffer
the extreme pemUty of lynch law. The
frightened wretches confessed everv-
t.Ttitnar imnlinsfAil Tiirinrretnno in rrrr
nTn;nrp u7.7lr i,
Joimons and Bosgs. and were hung up .
to a walnut tree in the Court Houee j
yard. A proclamation was posted in
several prominent places threatening
evil doers and their friends and sympa
thizers with the vengeance of the Regu
lators. After hanging the two prisoners the
band quietly dispersed. The execution
created considerable excitement, but
no effort was mado to bring the lynchers
to justice. The night following they
captured Louis Binion and hung him
to a ladder set up against his own
house. Others of the gang were visited
and whipped and ordered to leave tho
state. For a month the Regulators
were every night whipping and hang
ing, John Binion took to the " bush,"
and one night endeavored to get out of
the county. He and Boggs were to
leave together. The latter was a hunter
and fisherman, and the place of rendez
vous of the two proscribed "men was a
log cabin which Boggs sometimes
occupied on his hunting excursions.
The Regulators learned of the move
ments of the two men and sought to
check their flight. They surrounded
the cabin and demanded an uncondi
tional surrender. Binion and Boggs
refuged to give themselves up. The
; regulators fired a volley into the cabin,
brofce down the door, shot Boggs dead
and wounded Binion. Binion begged
for mercy, but they laughed his prayer
to scorn. A rope was placed about his
neck, and howling and praying he was
dragged to the nearest tree. They
strung him up, and as he writhed under
the cruel, choking rope, fired a volley
into the swinging body and ended the
wretch's misery.
Tho arch criminal Livingstone, how
over, escaped them. It appears that
ho learned of the hanging of the two
men in Martinsburg and their betrayal
of him that same night, and making
hasty preparations he fled across the
Big Sandy into West Virginia. He
remained in hiding for several weeks,
wound up his business, colleoted to
gethr all the ready money he coul 1
realize and went to TexaB, in one of the
frontier towns of which state he is now
lecated. The rest of the gang fled the
state. A great deal of stolon property
was recovered by the detective and re
turned to the owners. The property on
" Cracker's Neck " was divided up and
sold by Livingstone's son, after which
the young man went to Texas to join
his sire.
The now order inoreased its membar
ship and established subordinate lodges
in o ther counties. It restored order and
made law respected. It drove out the
desperadoes, thieves and outlaws, and
mado it possible for an honest man to
live in Elliott county. As an evidence
ofwhat terror of evil-doing was in
spired by the Regulators it is said that
a man could lay down a thousand dollars
in tho middle of the road anywhere in
tho county and leave it there for weeks
without fear of its being picked up,
because, as a mountaineer quaintly ex
pressed tt to the writer :
" Thar's no tellin, mister, how many
rifles mought be coverin' thet some
thousan' dollahs, nor how quick a man
mought see kingdom kum. Who'd be
dratted fool enufi to pick hit up? "
Detroit Free Press.
Soda Water.
"The soda water business is flourish
ing. Millions of dollars have oeen
made out of it, and millions more will
be made. It's the popular drink."
The speaker was a prominent manu
facturer of soda water founltejs, and
was showing a reporter tkrpjiglLhis
establishment. "See that 'fquiicain.
Ain't it a beauty? Worth $l,d00.
That's going to Euiope. What a change
has come over this business in the past
fifteen years. Then a sodaater foun
tain consisted simply of one short pipe
running up through the counter. The
sweetening fluids were ranged in bottles
around this ; but now everything is
different, and two dozen syrups can be
drawn from one fountain. The most!
beautiful fountain I ever saw cost
S2,000. It was constructed of several
varieties of marble. There were faucets
for thirty-two different kinds of syrups,
and for eight kinds of mineral water.
The so-called soda ran through about
300 feet of condensing and cooling pipes
before it reached the glass. Yes, Ameri
cans were the first to manufacture fine
Boda water fountains, and we now ship
them to all points in Europe and even
to Australia."
"What do fountains cost?"
"All the way from 100 to 2,000."
A prominent down-town druggiBt was
asked about the purity of so-called soda
water and of the syrups used with
'It is two-thirds bogus," he replied.
"Soda water as usually prepared con
tains no soda in any form. Pure water
with carbonic acid gas is all that it is.
Bicarbonate of soda is sometimes used.
Nearly every druggist makes his own
soda water, and I know of one case in
which the proprietor of a large drug
store has sunk an artesian well for the
purpose of having plenty of water."
"What about syrups ?''
"In most cases they are unfit for
drink, positively injurious, and verv
often made from an inferior quality of
drugs. The so-called pure fruit syrups,
in nine cases out of ten, do not contain
a smell of the fruit they are supposed
to be made of, but they are concocted
wuith sch skill as to deceive the sensi
tive taste."
"How many soda water stands are
there in New York ?''
"Thouf ands ; one place alone that I
know of sold over 3,000 gla3ses of soda
a day last summer. Profitable? Well,
I should think so." New York Ex
press. George I., King of Greece, is peihaps
the most unpopular monarch in Europe.
He seldom visits any public assembly
or institution or manifests any interest
in public affairs, but gives almost undi
vided attention to his farm and horses.
His subjeots think that he regards
Greece merely as a rented estate, out of
whioh he is striving to make as muoh
money as possible while his tenure
Perfectly Amazed.
In the San.Francisco Evening Balle
tin, we observe that Mr. Rosenthal, of
the well-known printing firm, Rosenthal
& Roesch, 538 California street, that
city, eaid to one of their reporters :
" We all know of St Jacobs Oil, and
are perfectly amazed at the suddenness
of the relief it affords. If you know of
any one who is suffering whith rheu
matism, bruise or pprain, tell them to
use St. Jacobs Oil.
Straw matting may be cleaned with a
large, coarse oloth, dipped in salt and
water, and then wipel dry. The salt
prevents the straw from turning yellow
Certainly an elegant remedy for all
aches and pains is St. Jacobs Oi), says
Tf T TVmai. Af Ql,.11'. 1?.4 XT n
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m tae Ravenswood (W. Va. News.
Jnst a drop too muoh The
township, Mich., Mrs.
Stevenson shot her husband. William, dead,
for trying to gain access to. their houso after
she had barred him out. Tb , couple, though
married a long timo, had often quarrelled.
Tho Nashville Banner takes a cheerful view
of the educational work being done in Tennes
see. It says that tha Yauderbilt University is
fast assuming its proper placa at the head of
Southern educational institutions, and that it
is destined to bo a tromendDtrs-'pover in tho
South and Southwest, and to extend its area of
influence throughout Kentucky, Missouri,
Kansas, Southern Illinois and Indiana.
Tho following losses by fire arc reported by
telegraph : At Ogdensburg. N. Y., flouring
nulla of Henry Rodeo, $75,000, iuaiirance $13,
000 ; at Pocahontas, Ark., a-largo numbor of
business houses, inllictingJl3Lvy loss; at
Leadville, Col., in the Bhaft of tho Mike &
Starr mine, destroying tho derrick, live men
supposed to have been auffocated.
Pranklin J. Moses, ex-Gorernor of Seulh
Carolina, ploaded guilty in the Court of General
Sessions to petit larceny. Tha plea was ac
cepted by the district attorney, and Judge
Gilderaleevo sentenced Moses to the peniten
tiary for six months.
Tho will of the latoJohn B. Eldridge, of
Harford, Conn., bequeaths $10,000 to the
American Loard of foreign Missions ; $10,000
to the. Missionary Society of Connecticut ; $10,
000 to ths Woman's Christian Association of
Hartford ; $20,000- to tho Mouut Holyoke
Female Seminary, South Ha'JIotf asa.; $15,
000 to Carleton College, livrrtfyg, Minn , and
$10,000 to the Amerioan Missraturv Association
of New York for tho education of the colored
people of the South. About $10,000 is given
to his brother end $6,000 to each of five
nephews and nieces. Tho residuo of tho
estate goes to the Hartford Hospital and Hart
ford Orphan Asylum. The entire estate
amounts to about $225,C00.
Thirty-fivo lodges ol starvinp Indians aro en
camped within three miles of Fort 8iaseton,
Dak. They aro unwilling to return to then
reservation because there is no food for them
at the agency.
Captain Tenneck, of tho British steamer
Straitherly, has been arrested in San Francisco
for bringing 326 more Chinese than tho law
Fifty applicants for admission have arrived
at West Point, and there has been but ono re
joction. A fire at Grand Haven, Mich., destroyed
Boyntoa & Ackloy's shii'glo mill ; loss $125,000.
A duel wao fought in St-. Bernard pansb,
near Now Orleans, between Major E. A. Burke,
of the Times-Democrat, and C. H. Parker,
editor of the Picayune. Ptelols were used
and five shots exchanged. At tho fifth Bhot
Burke was Bhot through both thighs, though
no bone was broken, and the wonnd is not
considered dangerous.
Another train-robber w3 overtaken by the
'officers about ten miles from tho spot whera
tho, robbery of the Missouri Pacific train, in
Texas, was attempted recently. He resisted
arrest, and was killed and buried on the spot
whero he fell. Tho officers aro in pursuit of
Charley Carter, aoeacaped convict, who plan
nod tho trairnbheiift
Twenty frame dwellings, occupied by fami
lies on Brown a&g-3tavino streets, Cincinnati,
were burned. Oflo.cb.ild was burned to death.
Twenty families are "Irsoielees and all their
effects in ashes. Loss not leshjm 125,000,
Detectivo Watkins, of St. LmiiaJV-w vi.
sent to aneibjviiio, Tonn;, i&lfcitr$?tg
Montgomery, prosidont of a savings 'bti, SVa.
that place. Mohtgomoiy has been indicted by
the grand jury of St. Louis on the charge of
defrauding Small & Co., grain, lookers, out of
Jamoa E. Harvoy was hanged at Carrollton,
Ga., for the murder cf Arthur McMullen.
William L. Moon was to have been executed at
the samo time and place for the murder of
John Ward, but ho poiaoned himself by mixing
match heads in liniment, and had to be re
spited for two days, when he was hanged.
The Atlanta Constitution says moro whoa
reapers have been purchased in Georgia thiB
year than tho entire cotton belt possessed one
year ago. This means moro grain and less
cotton, and is a step in the right direction.
Tho storm in Northampton connty, N. C
ruined cotton, wheat and corn crops. Hail
stones weighing a pound and a quarter fell.
Felter's Academy was demolished by the wind.
About a week ago a little gui named Anna
Bridges, aged thirteen year; wai repeatedly
outraged by throe colored men, near Butlort
ville, Ark. .The three men were caught, and
taken to Butlervillo, whero they wore identified
by tho girl. A mob rescued them from the
officers, and all three wero hanged to a tree
B. H. Hill, Jr., has telegraphed from Eureka
Springs to his brother, C. D. Hill, in Atlanta,
that their father, Senator Hill, will return to
Georgia within a few days. He is much im
proved in health.
Charleston, S. C, is naturally pleased over
the fact that a largo and handsome steamboat
has just been built and successfully launched
there. All the work, including tho machinery,
was done by Charleston m chanics, which is
regarded as a proof of the progrossivenoss of
the various industries employed in ship-building.
In tho Criminal ' Conrt at Memphis, Tenn.,
in tho cases of the captain, mate and watch
men of tho steamer Golden City, iudicted for
involuntary manslaughter in connection with
the disastor by which the slajryjiwas burned
and a number of lives lost, c' jnry, by direc
tion of tho judgo, brought in a verdict of not
A terrible explosion took place in Tunnel
No. 1 on tho Galveston, Houston and San
Antonio Railroad. Tho tunnel has been in
process of construction for some months, and
in order to hasten its completion men were
working towards tho centre from both direc
tions. Their labors were almost completed,
and such a short distance intervened between
the two parties that their picks could be dis
tinctly heard as they approached the apoj.
agreed npon. The party engaged in the east
end of the tunnel, therefore, concluded to
make ahort work, and resorted to tha usual
method of blasting. Notwithstanding their
proximity to tho party approaching in the
opposite direotion, not tho slightest notifica
tion was given thorn of tho intended blast, and
two hundred and fifty kegs of powder were
ignitod, which penotratod the strong wall
which had hitherto divided the workmen.
Through the stupid blunder three men wero
instantly killed, two havingtheir heads blown
off, while five others wero horribly injured
and ten others slightly. Tho party numbered
forty men, and how any of them escaped with
their lives is miraculous.
Tho general deficiency appropriation bill
was reported to the House. It contains an
item of $32,328 to pay the expenses of tho
Yorktown celebration. Tho whole amount
appropriated is nearly $9,000,000.
Mr. Chas. H. Reed, counsel for Gniteau,
made a motion before Jude Wylie, in the
Criminal Court at Washington, asking the
correction of the record of the trial with refer
ence to the errors alleged to exist in it as to
tho place of President Garfield's death, in
order to enable him to take other steps which
he had in view. The motion was denied. Mr.
Reed aid that though embarrassed, he was
not cut off from farther action.
Senator Davis, of West Virginia, exhibits
his usual Jlno compiehension of the postal
needs of the country and the modification of
postal usages demanded by our progressive
civilization in tho resolution offered by him
requesting the committee on postofflcea to re
port upon the expediency of reduoing the rate
of postage on letters to two cents, and on
newspapers to half the present rate.
Foreicn N&wh.
There is a promise of an abundant harvest
in Ireland, rent-paying is more general, and
the number of outrages during May is much
less than for some months previous. The Be;
pression bill was considered in Parliament.
Michael Davitt delivered a speech at Liverpool
condemning the Land bill.
The winners at Ascot were Valentino, Tne
tan, Quicklime, The Duke and Retreat.
The steamer Alaska made her passage from
New York to Faatnet in six days, nineteen
hours and twenty-five minutes.
Vessels aro inadequate to accommodate the
crowds of Italians going to Caprera to attend
Garibaldi's funeral.
The Egyptian Conference seems to have
been thrust into the back-ground. Work on
the forts at Alexandria has been suspended.
Tho military leaders threaten to wreak ven
geance on the Khedive if the Sultan upholds
Count Khevenhueller is to be governor of
Bosnia and Herzego rlna. wh:ch arc to have a
civil government. '
Tho Turkish commission has ' arrived at
Alexandria, Egypt, and will proceed to Cairo.
The Egyptian soldiers concentrated along
the Suez Canal have been ordered to return to
their former quarters.
The English and French ambassadors at
Constantinople have informed the Porte that
their governments do Hot consider the holding
of a conference of the powers less necessary
because a Turkish commission has been sent
to Cairo.
The cremation of Garibaldi's body has been
abandoned, for the present at least, on account
of tho want of proper appliances.
It is now said that the coronation of the
Czar of Russia has not been postponed, and
that it will take place at Moscow, on or about
September 7th of the present year.
The hill providing for a gradual reduction
of the custoniB tariff was again under disens
eion in the Spanish Chamber of Deputies.
In the United States Senate, after a written
statement from Mr. Davis, President pro tem
pore, a resolution was adopted instructing tho
committee on rules to inquire into and report
upon the power of the President pro tempore,
being absent from tho chair, to appoint a tem
porary occupant, and if, in their judgment,
he has no snch power, to inquire into the
expediency of conferring it upon him. House
bill was adopted establishing Newport News,
Va., as a port of entry, and changing the
boundaries of the fourth collection district of
Virginia. A resolution was adopted requiring
tho public printor to report whether the em
ployment of compositors or others in the
government printing office is limited or quali
fied by the rules or regulations or any organ
ization, secret or open, etc. The army appro
priation bill wao. lurther considered. An
amendment providing for the voluntary retire
ment of army officers after forty years' service
was adopted, and another amendment was
adopted providing for compulsory retirement
at sixty-four years of age. Mr. Lipham
reported favorably from tho committee on
woman suffraco. with a statement of thn viow
of the majority in its favor, the bill for an
amendment to tha nnnamnfinn mr;nn. ti,
'.Suffrage to women. Mr. Geonre presented tBe
minority report on tho subject.
in the United" StateB Senate the bill grariting
right of way to the Annapolis and Short Line
.Railroad througn the government farm at
Annapolis, Md., was reported favorably from
the naval committee. A joint resolution was
introduced for a commiesion on tho revival of
international commerce in United States steam
ships. A reeolution was passed allowing the
use of tents for the Grand Army oncanipment
at Baltimore. The resolution also passed the
House. The army appropriation bill, with the
compuleory retirement .clause, was. passed.
In the United 8tates Senate Houso bills wore
passed appropriating $100,000 for a public
building at Lynchburg, Va.; $40,000 for a
United States court-house at Clarksburg, West
va., and $75,000 for a custom-house and court
house at Camden, N. J. Honse resolutions in
regard to the death of Garibaldi were agreed
to. n
In the House the contested election case of
Lowe vs. Wheeler was discussed during the
entiro eession.
In the House of Representatives tho Alabama
contested election case of Lowe vs. Wheolor
was decided in favor of Lowe, groenbacker.
Tho Senate was not in session.
In tho House Mr. Robinson introduced a bill
granting a pension of $5,000 a year to S. Ran
dolph Moiklomam,.only surviving grandchild
U4 Auuuioa ueuBraon ; aiao appropriating tho
sum of $10,000 for the removal of the remains
of Thomas Jeffereon to Charlottesville, Va.,
and for the erection of a monument over them.
Senate bill was passed granting the right of
way to Anne Arundel county, Md., through
the United States government grounds near
Annapolis. A number of bills making appro
priations for tho erection of public buildiuga
were passed, including $800,000 for Brooklyn,
N. Y., and $200,000 for Peneacola, Fla.
In the Houso a resolution expressive of re
gret at the news of tho death of Gen. Garibald
was unanimously adopted. Tho deficiency
bill was further considered, and considerable
opposition made to tho clause making an ap
propriation of over $30,000 to meet tho liabili
ties incurred by the Yorktown centennial
In the House a bill was nassed annrnnrintmcr
$75,000 for a publio building at Scrantou, Pa.
Mr. Sparks tendered an apology for the unpar
liamentary language used towards Mr. Cox the
previous day, and the apology was accepted,
after which the House took up the general de
ficiency appropriation bill. A motion to strike
out tho clause appropriating $150,000 for tho
bureau of construction and repair of the navy
led to a debate on the policv of Congress to
wards tho navy, which was participated in by
Messrs. Blount, Hewitt, Robeson and others
after which the motion to strike out was re
jected. After concluding the consideration of
sixty-three pages of tho bill, the House ad
journed. THE MARKETS.
FLOUR-City Mills, extra
WHEAT Sonthern fnltz
CORNS Southern white
RYE good
OATS Maryland
good ordinary
HAY Md. and Pa.. TJrrmffc iq
STRAW wheat
a 20
BUTTER Western pntno
Veat Virginia
CHEESE-N. Y. State choice
Western prime
good common
good to fine red
NEW vnnir
9 00
B 75
10 00
7 75
3 50
5 00
8 00
10 00
10 00 a H 00
COTTON middling upland
FLOUR-So. com. to fair ex
WHEAT-No. 1., white
CORN Southern Yellow
OATS white Btate
BUTTER 8tate
5 60
1 47
6 00
1 43
hFLOUR Pa. fancy
wiUSAT Pa and So. red
RYE iPennsylyania
CORN Southern yellow
CHEESE N. Y. factory
There Is TreHsIe Ik Stare
For thoao win naglecfc to rectify irregularities
of the stomach, liver and bowels, which they
foolishly imagine will "come right of them
selves." Of this silly error auoh persons are
usually disabused by the development of
some serious chronic malady, traceable to
what they were pleased to consider a trifling
disorder of the above named associate organs.
Such a culmination is easily avoided. A
course of Hosteler's Stomach Bitters invari
ably has tho effect of renewing the secretive
action of a torpid liver, restoring healthy di
gestion and assimilation, and rendering the
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these all important funciious being restored,
and tho entiro system toned and regulated by
this incomparable cojrective and mvigorant,
no danger to the general health ia to be appre
hended from causes which, if not eradica ed in
time, will assuredly undermine it.
If a Chinaman works for less wagesthan a
white man, it is because he id obliged to. We
don't believe one can be found who would re
fuse $4 per day.
R. V. Piebce, M. D , iJuff..I', N. Y. : I was
attacked with congostion ot the lungs, soreness
over the liver, aevero pain in the joints, a
bnrning fever, and general giving' away of the
whole fystem. Failing to bad r-lief in reme
dies prescribed, I tried your "Golden Medical
Discovery." Ic effected my entire cure. Your
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ted. It every family would give them a trial,
nine-tenths of the doctors would, like Othello,
find their occupation gone. Yours truly,
L. B. McMILLAN, M D.,TJreesport, N. Y.
"Dear me I" said Mrs. P-rtington the other
day, "young girls nowadays are not what their
mothers used to be. Half of them are suffer
ers from nervous perspiration I"
CoHld Hardly Stand en Her Feet
R. V. Piebce, M. D., N. Y.r Dear 5"r I
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me. Before taking your -Favorite Prescrip
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following your advice, lam perfectly cured.
Tho "Favurite Prescription" is a wonderful
medicine for debilitated and nervous females.
I cannot express how thankful I am to you for
your advice. Yours trnlv,
An Ohio man unpinned a tidy from a chair
and wiped his nose upon it. Ic takes an Ohio
nun to fcolve mysteries. Now we know what
in thunder a tidy is for.
The World's Dispensary and Invalids' Hotel,
at Buffalo, N. Y., destroyed by fire a year ago,
Is rebuilt and full of patients. For "Invalid's
Guide Book," giving particulars and terms of
treatment address, with two stamps, Wobxd's
Dispensary Medical Association, Buffalo,
S. Y.
Mary Clemmer says that only one girl in
fifty can be happy as a clergyman's wife. She
tried it, and eho didn't get to see a circus for
eleven years.
GratitBtltt Berend Expression.
Hampton O. H., 8. O., May 2, 1881.
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your Safe Kidney and Liver Cnre in "my case
has been astonishing, so much so that I can
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The most sensible people of the country
live at Lansing, Mich. A butcher-shop in
that place bears the sign : "Closed till meat
gets eheapor."
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Pain, Irritation, Retention, Incontinence,
"DepoeitSjGravel, etc.. cured by "Buchupaiba."
$! Send for pamphlet to E. S.Wells, Jerdy
City, N. J.
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A Wi-consin woman has kept siloneo for
fifteen years to spite her husband for request
ing her to shut up. Maj bo 11 spites him
maybe so.
The Fnizcr Axle Gretihc
Is the best in the market. It ia the most
economical and cheapest, otie box lasting as
long as two of any other. One greasing Will
last two weeks, it received first premium at
the Centenmaland Paris Expositions, also
medals at various State Fairs. Bay no other.
preparation of beef containing its entire nutri
tious prop&'lies. It contains blood-making,
forcc-gonerating'' and life-sustaining proper
ties i invaluable j for indigestion, dyspepsia,
nervous prostration, and all forms of genoral
Mobility ; also, in all enfeebled conditions,
whether the recult of exhaustion, nervous
prostration, overwork or acute disease, par
ticularly if resulting from pulmonary com
plaints. Caswell, Hazard, & Co., proprietors,
New York. Sold by drngginta.
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Ho, Ye BaldueAdsI There ia just one way,
and no mora, by wt'ich you nlay be lreduse
Carboline, a deodorized extract of pe roleurn.
It will positively produce newlvur; there iB no
substitute for tin's marvelous bairrenewer.
ALTjf.WfB BRAIN FO OD.-JTost reliable toulc
for tha Brum and yeuri-atlVn Orftuss. It
po-Mtivti: cores Nervous, Debullv and restores &
yjnie .uowers. Hold b drofOnats. 91 1 o tot at;
Free by mall od tocdirt.of orlco. JOHN i
AJLLEA, chemist, 313 first Avenlie. new Tor.
"Ananias, Jr." : How can you learn to be a
first-class liar ? Get engaged to two girls and
the faculty -will sort o come to von.
To stick tojrous
Hllbjact and th8
trutn is att gxceU
lout plan, and
. whether it be
d .questions
iwpuancoor fishii
ii or any topic wh
whether it be in
is of
any tonfnwlmt-
ever, civil or polit
ical! fthrttja Keett
cool nud tdt tha
truh. However,
there is a cer
tain marsrin nl-
lovrctl forlyinjc,
when it comes k
milted in no other
suhlcct. and hrt
jdoubt ofcr frichda
in mo picture ara
Indulging In that
special employ
ment, as well, per
hans. as in a lfttlr
Jedcnlifio swear
ing. Their bodies
and tempera aro
Tint ftTirt fhn tr w
li cool;csthcjahcnld
they nro apparent
ly in the condition
when it Is much
easier to cajch
rncumatism uinn
.llih, in which case
lit would be Trcll
for f tipm tVint: tltov
Lc- provided with
a bottle of St.
Jacobs On.., tho
xtemeay lor tms o3 "veil ns other pa:nml ailments.
"Hello, Denny! whr.t Is ILo trouble?" "Oh,
liii all broke up." wm the response to the in
quiry of an oldshipnmtoof "William G. Dennis
ton, one of Farrnjnifs war-worn veterans, well
known m the southern section of this city, who
cnm2 inaplug into the American eflice yesterday.
I thought I would go under tho hatch's this
time," continued Dennfcton. " I never suffered
bo much i In iny life I had tho rheumatic gout
so bad that 1 could not get off the bed or put my
foot to tho floor, and would have been there yet
if a friend had not recommended St. Jacobs Oii.
to mo. I hesitated some time before getting a
botUc, thinking i t wasanothcr ono of thoseadver
tised nostrums, but was finally induced to give it
atrial, and a lucky day it wa3 for me. why,
blew mystnrHr aftcrbathing the limb thoroughly
with theOii 1 fcltrelicf.aud ray faith was pinned
to St. Jacob and his Oil after that. I freely say
thatifithndn.it been for St. JACOB30r-I should,
in all probabilty, ba still housed. My foot pains
me butlittle.snd theswelling E2s entirely passed
away. It beats anything of the kind I have evc
heard of.and any person who doubts it send them
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rood ani ice Prwerv-
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A crop of cabbages, with thehndof IbrirtT
eyed little darkle peeping through theetntrs h
Just mado ita appearance, and has ba d
among tao jjseuuu-wBiucuc proanctfonj u th
Darkie Cabbage. The design Is excellent, asd u
fh Trfirlc of an artist from theMnmM. i j
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An English Veterinary- Surgeon and Chemist, no
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aays that Sheridan's Conditio?, Powders .ire absolute
ly pure and immensely valuable Nothing on earth
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