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AT JACKSON'S HOME. THE HISTOetC MANSION OF THE HERO OF NEW ORLEANS. What the X*adicn of Tennessee Are Doing: . to Preserve Tho Hermitage and Also the Cabin in Which the Warrior and : Statesman Spent His Iloyhood. WJopyright, USB, by American Press Associa tion.] ' Englishmen are proud of their soldiers. ""Hearts of oak" they call them. The oak fe a majestic tree, unmoved by storms sod defying hurricanes. But the tough, sinewy, gnarled and knotted hickory is •or synonym for the audacious, per- THE OLD LOO CABIN. <Ssl«nt and fiery American soldier, whose trrpo reached perfection in Andrew Jack aao. "Old Hickory!" Superb sobriquet! Though years have drifted over his grave the principles of the statesman live and the memory of the soldier is green. And wery patriot loves liim for what he said at Washington and for what he did at New Orleans. Though a Democrat of the old school Andrew Jackson belonged neither to ■party nor section. The nation claims ten as one of its great men and famous warriors. TheVe is now a golden oppor tunity for the nation to show in what aeverence his memory is held and to raise its hand against the vandalism of greed which would sweep away a most jnrecious landmark of history—The Her mitage—Jackson's old home near Nash ttOsft. The general assembly of the state of Tennessee has assigned to the care of the Ladies' Hermitage association, of Nash rille, the house and tomb of General Jackson and twenty-five surrounding acres to improve and preserve in last ing memory of the hero of New Orleans. This property was purchased years'ago by the state from the adopted son of General Jackson, with the proviso that his wife remain there during her life. Mrs. Jackson died three years ago, when tho state handed over the historic man sion to The Hermitage association. When the energetic and patriotic sonthern gentlewomen who formed this association took possession of the noble mansion they found ruin and decay everywhere prevalent upon the estate. The little log cabin where "Old Hickory" lived for fifteen years was a complete wreck. "Its chimney was falling down and its roof was caving in." Up at the Ibrave old mansion affairs were not much better. The roof leaked, the plaster had ■alien in all the rooms, and the wall paper was discolored and peeling. Out buildings were tottering, fences tum bling down, and the melancholy of ruin was fast settling over the entire place. The mansion has been roofed, plaster fag and paper have been repaired, fences, drives and outbuildings put in shape and the log cabin fully restored, even to the kitchen fireplace, before which "Uncle Alf," the ancient negro body servant of the general, still sits, and gaz ing in its ruddy flames lives over the eventful past. The Hermitage is a magnificent speci men of colonial architecture. The ap proach through a long avenue bordered by grand old trees is indescribably pic tTtreique. Across its antique porticoes said massive pillars brush low, drooping boughs, and the warm sunshine touches the old house with loving fingers. The neat carved door, with its resounding knocker, stands open. Enter the old fashioned hall, long and broad enough tor a modern ballroom. It is papered with highly colored scenes and incidents fa the life of Telemachus. This paper was bought by General Jackson in France in 1837 and is in an excellent state of preservation. The pictures hang on the walls just as Jack son left them. There are two very fine portraits of Mrs. Jackson, by Earle, and any number of portraits of the general, the most interesting perhaps being that taken by order of the French gov ernment five days before his death. Quaint claw footed mahogany sofas and chairs are scattered about. A superb winding stairway leads to the rooms above, while on either side stretch apart ments whose hospitable dimensions speak volumes of dead and gone cheer. In the drawing room the antique piano, with its yellow keys, the bronze and gilt candelabra, the ormolu tables, the velvet hangings, the rare bric-a-brac, whichi Would send a connoisseur wild with de light, possess the fascination of the past In the general's bed chamber stands the tour post bed on which he died. THE HERMITAGE. The great mansion is a vast treasure house, literally crammed with relics and souvenirs of priceless value. There fa a quantity of General Jackson's per sonal articles of jewelry and clothing, his watch, seal, cornelian ring, topaz Weastpin, gold pen and pencil, tobacco |hox, walking stick, slippers, flesh brush, dressing gown and a marvelous regalia mt beads presented to him by Sam Hous ton, of Texas. i There is his library, a collection of several hundred volumes, nearly all of Which contain hia autograph. There io En extensive collection of snuffboxes, •lie of which belonged to Lafayette and was presented by himself. There is a wilderness of curios, medals, coins, pipes and swords, among the latter be ing the one presented Jackson by the citizens of New Orleans in commemora tion of the famous battle. as. aS '•«•» baMrtttnl old mmhrr LOS ANGELES TIERALD: SUNDAY MORNING, JANTJABY 15, 1893. any, tne rosewood, the mother of "petti" the gilt and the damask of those days. There are pitchers, vases, lamps, candel abra, andirons, clocks, statuettes, servers, mirrors, candfc'sticks, china and silver, including the family tea service. There ia a silver dish which belonged to Decatur, a letter from Jefferson, an exquisite por celain miniature of Mrs. De Witt Clinton, presented by herself and accompanied by a letter couched in stately persiflage of that day; an armchair presented by the wife of Chief Justice Taney, George Washington's office chair, a small panel from the floor of Napoleon's room at Longwocd, St. Helena, a piece of candle found in Cornwallis' hut at the sur render of Yorktown and sent to Jack son with the request that he light it on every recurring Bth of January, and a penholder made from a portion of the tree under which Waslungton first unsheathed his sword in defense of American liberty. The general's state coach is preserved as well as his carriage, made of a por tion of the old ship Constitution. In cupboards and closets are stored away many rare old bits of faded finery and coquetry. There is the full set of pearls and topaz presented by New Or leans women to Mrs. Jackson. There is a beautiful pink brocade worn by Jack son's niece at tbe court of Berlin, and the wedding gown of the wife of Jack son's adopted son, a Miss Yorke, a Phila delphia belle. This dainty combination of lace and satin has been worn as a wedding gown by brides of three succes sive generations. "All houses wherein men have lived and died are haunted," says Longfellow, and The Hermitage is no exception. It is peopled, to the imaginative visitor, with a company of illustrious shadows, among which perhaps the phantom of gentle Rachel Jackson moves with the most tender and melancholy interest, seeming indissolubly blended with ev ery nook and corner of the home to which she was devoted, and from which destiny decreed she should not wander. The story of Rachel Jackson's life is like a romance. She was a wonderfully beautiful woman, and her portraits limn a face of winsome and innocent expres sion. The throat is full, the lips sweet, the brow rounded, and tho eyes are large and limpid. A cap of soft lace crow-ns the dark curls which fall over the shoui Jackson's coach. ders. Mrs. Jackson possessed a lovely disposition and deep personal piety. In her youth she contracted an unfortunate alliance with one her inferior in every respect, and from whom she was di vorced. The love of General Jackson for his amiable and interesting wife amount ed to idolatry, and during his momen tous career he never escaped from the influence she left behind her. He wore her ininiature on his heart till his death, and. no matter what his cares or pleas ures, at the close of each busy day th» president retired to a quiet room to com mune with the portrait and the Bible of his dead wife. Mrs. Jackson cared very little for the honors of this world and longed for nothing so much as the hour when her husband would finish with politics, for he assured her that when that time ar rived he would become a Christian. When Jackson was elected president his wife said to those about her: "For Mr. Jackson's sake I am glad; for my own J never wished it. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in that palace in Washington." It was while making preparations fo» her departure from the dearly loved Hermitage and the little chapel built bj her husband for her own especial usf that this gentle soul received the rud« shock which caused her death. She was like a mother to every servant on the estate, and wishing to leave all comfort able for the winter made a trip into Nashville to buy supplies and clothing for those who were dependent on her. Weary from her shopping she went into the parlor of a hotel to rest while waiting for the family coach to carry her back to The Hermitage. Suddenly she heard her name spoken in an adjoining room and her character basely and cruelly calumniated. For some time she sat there, pale and cold, listening to accusations against herself which had been freely circulated during the campaign, but which her chivalric husband had carefully kept from her knowledge. The popular tradition adds that she was seized with spasmodic dis ease of the heart, from which a few nights later she died. The grief of Jackson was agonizing, and from that hour he seemed to live to avenge her wrongs. Probably during no other administration of the govern ment has personal feeling entered so largely into official appointments as in the offices filled by Andrew Jackson. Did he have the slightest suspicion that a man had neglected to espouse the cause of his beloved wife he lost no time in removing him. Upon her tomb he caused her virtues to be enumerated and her good deeds recited, ending the glowing tribute with these touching and eloquent words: "A being so gentle and so virtu ous slander might wound, but could not dishonor. Even death, when he bore her from the arms of her husband, could but transport her to the bosom of her God." Edith Sessions Ttjppbe. The i;ifort of New York Organ Builder*. What the New York organ builders tell me most emphatically is that organs are now made in this country from an art standpoint rather than a trade stand point. They have given up trying to make little Gothic cathedrals of the or gan cases. "Spend you money on the works," they tell their customers, "the plain case is the handsomest case." Most modern American organs have little or no woodwork above the feet of the front pipes.—Cor. New York Times. IiBSSi Once lost, it ie difficult to restore the hair. Therefore be warned in time, lest yon become bald. Skookum root hair grower stops falling hair. Sold by druggists. MADE HIM DESPERATE. The Bad, Precious Title Sing- Was Tot Much for Him. She had a shrill young voice that per vaded the whole cur, and when she spoki to the Infantile darling at her side sht slopped over Into baby talk tbat made all the other passengers grit their teeth and clutch tbe plush backs of the seats ir. front. The car w.:n full, and the fond young guardian of infancy aud innocence occupied the first seat. Back to back witb that was the seat that f.iced the stove, and on this undesirable spot sntatbinold man, with three satchels and chin whiskers. There was a lull for a few miles, and the passengers liegau to relax their muscles and broathc freer when tbe fisßillude sud denly began again. "S'eepy, 'ittle dirl? Oh, so s'eepy?" No response. "Wasoo mamma's wittleyam* Mamma's wittle yammy yam? Look up here! 1.0i.k Ob, you bad. Was tio uianmi'i naughty bad?" Three slaps. "Ob, you Uid, precious 'ittle sing. Mamma's Daisy Diicktums, her ownie totty trots. Kisiuim me! Do you hear! Kissuni lael" There were beads of perspiration on the face of the man with the chin whiskers, and'when the conductor opened the car door be gave a convulsive shiver that knocked down the coal shovel. "Conductor," be whispered, "you haven't come too soon." "Why?" "I'm a desperate man." "Too botf" askedt-he conductor soothing ly, opening t he stove door. "Hot? Man, it's that woman and baby buck of me. It's tbe baby twaddle. I tell you I can't stand it. I've raised nine young ones myself out in lovray, and I didn't raise 'em on that. Git the woman any thing she wants. Git ber a bouse and lot. I'll chip in. but keep her quiet. If you don't, conductor, I'll brain that baby with this yaller sample ca-e. Hear? I'm des prlt!" The conductor didn't reply. He leaned over to the young woman and said: "Madam, you must send that dog to the baggage cur."—Detroit Free Press. Missed the Fun. The Boston Transcript tells of a funny incident at a funeral. A patent medicine wagon stopped at the entraneejtothe ceme tery during the interment, ott which were such signs as these: "Use Binks' Sarsapa rilla." "Stop That Graveyard Cough with Wilkinson's Balsam." "Try Furness' Pills Before It Is Too Late." Presently the crowd were all wending their way out. of the cemetery, and as the chief mourner, the dead old man's son, passed the [latent medicine, wagon an in describable expression passed over his face, While a tear rolled down bis check. "What are you tbinkin of, John?" a rela tive whisnered to him. "I wasThinkin," answered John, wiping the tear away, "how he would 'a' enjoyed that!" . «i ... .. Nervous headaches promptly cured by Bromo-Seltzer— 10c a bottle. 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PURSUANT TO A RESOLUTION OF THE board of directors of Modesto Irrigation district, duly given and made on the lath day of December, 1892, notice is hereby given that said board of directors will sell to the highest and best bidder the bonds of said irrigation district to the amount of one hundred and forty thousand dollars ($140,000), bearing interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum, payable semi-annually, on the Ist day of January and July of each year, on the presentation of the interest coupons at the office of the treasurer of said district. Said bonds are issued by the board of direct ors of Modesto Irrigation district, in accordance with and by the authority of an act of the leg islature of the state of California, entitled "An act to provide for the organisation and govern ment of irrigation districts, and to provide for the acquisition of water and other property, and for the distribution of water thereby for irriga ion purposes," approved March 7,1887. Said bonds will be sold for cash and for not IeBS than 90 per centum of the face value thereof. Bealed proposals and bids for the purchase of said bonds will be received by the said board of directors at their office in the city of Modes to, county of Stanislaus, state of California, and may be addressed to or left with C. 8. Ab bott, the secretary of said board, at Modesto, Cal., at any time after the date of this notice and until 2:30 o'clock p. m. on the 21st day of January, A. D 1893, at which time and place the said sale will be made. Ssid bonds will be each of the denomination of ¥500, and will be negotiable in form and will conform in all respects to the requirements of said act. The board of directors reserve the right to re ject any or all bids. Bids must be sealed and addressed to the sec retary of said board, and indorsed: "Proposals for Modesto Irrigation District Bonds." Done by order of the board of directors of Mo desto Irrigation district, December 15,1892. FRANK A. 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