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WILMINGTON, DEL., THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 1876.
VOLUME X.
NUMBER 485.
•RUCILM'S TR SMP.
if
a
"No tramps here," said 1, and ahnt tbe
door in hie face.
The wind blew
ml
'il 1 c.mld
id howled
groaning
t the
strong
hardly push it shut, aud tbe sleet
lug wildly ou the pane ; tlie
mournfully, ami
if they au Qui t
a lone woman,
afraid of 'em," 1 repeated.
1 hadn't seen for the dark
weut away from tbe door—champ,
, came through the aluab, and I
the gate creak as it always does, and
ohamu, champ,
He knuoked <
champ,
heard t
tbe mau baok
tbe door—kuneked
not so hard as before—and I opened it hot
and angry. Thla time 1 aaw bis face ; a pale
gbaet of a face, with yellow bru
cropped dose ; and lie bad put his hai
against the door and held it open.
"How far ia it to tho uext house,
hair,
id
more," I said.
"And that's not a tavern V" he oouUuued.
be got tbeie.
"No," said I; "no drinka
IPs Mias kLittouy and she
"I don't waut to driuk," said the
"Ton need not be afraid to let
'em. I've been wounded, aud am not
able to walk far; my clothes are thin, end
it's bitter oo!d. I have been trying to get
to «y parents, atGreenbauk. where I
better. My mouey
e three days ago ; you need
-o let me in ma'am, just let
lie before your Üre, and only give
from starving,
and tbe Lord will bless yon for it."
And then he looked at
blue eyes, in a way that would have made
do it, if it hadn't been that I had
in,
1
do
and
A
and
too much of these impostors. Tho
Just over, aud every beggar that
that be waa a soldier, traveling home"
had beeu wounded and robbed. One,
theft 1 had beeu fool enough to help,
Ä away out as sight, as be thought,
rd (for I was at the garret window, )
he shouldered his orntohes and tramped it
with the strongest.
"No doubt your pocket is full of money,"
■aid I, "and you ouly want a chance
end murder me. Go away with you !"
Druoilla, that's my uieoe, was baking
■hort-oakes in the kitchen. Just then alie
to tbe door, aud motioned with her
is
bis
to
you
and
"Do let him stay, Auuty;" aud if I
hadn't tense, 1 might, bat I knew bettor
then a child of sixteen.
"Go awav with you," I said louder than
"I won't have tliia auy longer."
He gave a kind of a groan, aud took his
hand from tbe latch, and weut champ,
champ, through the frozen snow again; aud
I thought him goue, aheu there waa on
all—a faint touch
like m obi Id's now. And when I opened the
door he came quite iu, and stood leaning
hia oene, pale as a ghost, his eyes larger
l hau ever. "Well, of all Impudeuco !" said
I. He looked at me and said :
I haves
and
day
sou
If
that
and
Green bank,
if 1
I want to live
try to go farther to night"
"They all
replied; and just theu it
her. I shall
their mothers," I
y mind,
my sou Charles, who bad be
onioer be had got to be, mind
a soldi
yon—wanted
"1 have beeu wounded, you aee, ■ said lie.
"Don't go a showing your hurts," aaid I
they told
with uow. 1 read tbe papers, I tell
I'm priuoipled— bo's our clergyman
giving anything, unless it is
well organized society.
Tramps are my abomination; aud for keep
lug you all night, you
bis, aud would.
S
The
't expect that of
tbe door aud
him stay, auuty." with her lips again; but 1
took no noUue. Bo be went, this time, and
book; sud I «at dowu by tbe
id, "let
that
tire and listened to the wind
felt the cheerful warmth, smelt the baking
cakes and atewiug apple#, and (be tea draw
ing on the kitoheu stove. I ought to have
bean comfortable, but J wasn't. Homethiug
aeamad to be tuggiug gA try hc-rt. 2
the lire a poke, got another caudle
and went
knitting for my
Ä, b 'x.i
to get it,
tlie floor, and I picked it up.
an old tobacco pouch,
thing lying
It
aud
tho
much like the
1
Charlie, with
a bit of
aud a letter. Who
the top : "My de
around it, and written
R. H." Inside
fsaa
" 1 knew that tbe beggar
dropped it, and my heart gave oue big
thump as though it had turned
old
tbo
Perhaps tbe story
a mother. I shivered all
true—aud he bad
, and tbe
the oaudlee,aud the uice comfortable smell,
ing
Ho
might not have beeu at all; for I was
ould and wretched. Over aud over sgaiu I
do
bis
get
hud
bad to aay to myself, wbat I bad beard
pastor say ao of ton, "Never give anything
to olianoe beggars, my dear friends; always
beetow your alms ou worthy persons,
through well organized societies,' 1 before
oouid get a bit of comfort; aud wbat .
old fool I was to cry, I thought,
found my cheek wet. But I did uot cry
I sat there, crash aud
the road. It
gate, and 1 beard my
1
long; for
Jingling come a sleigh
•»top
Charlie'» voioe crying :
"Hello, mother !"
eft
tbe door and bad him iu
—my great, tall, handsome brown
in bis pretty shoulder
if be had never
my
son. There he
and
straps, and
hearty
Iwau through auy hardships. He had
leave um to nut his horse away, aud tb
had by nty fire again my own dear boy.
Druoilla, who had beeu up stairs, and bad
been oryiug—why, I wonder—came dowu
a flatter—tor they are like brother and sis
ter—and he kissed her, aud she him; theu
away she weut to set the table, aud the ni
hot things smoked on a cloth as white
. Charlie did jastice to them and
. But tbou a frightened
and 1 kuow I'd turned
1
the
joyed the meal
feeling
Druoilla said :
is th« matter, aunUe?"
I answered "nothing," but it
al
this :
Kiud o' like tbe ghost of a step, going
champ, oliamp, over the frozen
kiud o' like the ghost of a
"Let me lay ou the floor
ce, saying,
before vour fire,
and give me any kiud of a crust/' kind o'
who bad smother,
like seeing some
dropping
and Che pitileaa pel tings of the sleet and
storm upon that pitiless night, freezing aud
starving there.
That
and only thought of Charlie,
together by tbe fire when
he told
heard before.
on the frozen
die.
to
all
what it was, but I
ive dr
away
01
done, aud
Uiiuga about the
How the soldiers suffered,
and what weary marches aud short rations
they sometimes had. He told
fife had beeu sought
badly wounded, auu bow
own life, a fellow-soldier saved b
narried him, fighting
"I'd never hays i
how Inn
after, aud he was
in
the risk of lus
, aud
you but for him,"
Charlie. "Aud if there is a man
I love, it 1« Bob Hadaway—the
dearest, best fellow. We have »hared each
lus way, book
i
other's rations, aud drank from tlie
y a time, and if
I had a
"Why dou't yon bring him home to see
K ur mother, Charlie ?" aaid L "Why, I'd
re him, too, aud coaid do anything for
him—the
of
that saved my boy'« life.
his face with bia hands, "Mother, I don't
know whether Bob Hadaway is alive
dead to-dav. While I waa atill in the rauks,
taken prisoner; aud tbe prisons
to live in, mother. I'd give uiy
to be able to do him
find
Beud for him, Charlie," I aaid.
Bat Charlie «book his head, and
>y good.
trace of bim. H
Bat I
mother, too. Bhe lives atGreenbauk—poor
old lady. My dear, good, noble Bob, the
preserver of my life ! ,r
When Charlie finished, I saw biiQ nearly
look «round until I beard a cry : "Great
! wbat ie this ?" and
turned
around. Charlie bad tbo tobacco pouch the
H
dropped in ble band.
"Where aid tbi»
come from?" said lie.
Bob Hadaway tbo day be
much'to give, you
part witb it
We bod
know, and he vowed never
while be lived. Uow did it come here,
I fell back iu my chair white a id cold. I
ered and said : "A wandering
tramp left it here—never your Bob. He
imposter. 1 would
> it
tarn away a person iu want. Oh,
' poach, ohild, uot that oue, or he
He bad blae eyes, yellowtiair, aud
is
I
his
going to see
Not your Bob.
Ureeubauk.
Obarliu stoed staring at mo, witli clenched
plied :
Bob—it waa my dear old Bob,
wbo saved my life, and you bave driveu him
oat io each a storm as this, mother- my
_ Bob so !"
"Ourse me, Gharlio," seid 1, "corse
you like; I'm afraid God will. Three
fia asked me ouly for a crust aud a
place to lie, aud I drove him away. Ob».if |
f had kuowu ! oh, if I had only kuowu It ! ' |
"It was my
to
if
Chai lie caught up liin but, witb tbe excla
mation, *TI1 fl d bim if bu in alive. ü:i,
Hob, tuy dear friend."
And then—I never raw tbe girl in und) a
lmrr.v—dowu want Druoilla on her knees. as
if she was Haying her prayers, and sbe
cried :
"l'liai k Ood, I dare do it ! O, aunt, 1
have been frombling witb fright, not know
ing wiiat you would nay to me. 1 took him
in tiie kitchen way. I could not bear
tine bmi eu faint aud bougty,
be wan; and 1 put him in tlie *|iare cham
ber over tbe parlor."
"Lord bins« yon," laid Charlie.
"Amen," said 1, and Druoilia getting
bolder, continued—
"And 1 took Inm up hot short-cakes, and
apple-eanne and tea; took biiu a caudle, ami
a hot brick for Ilia feet, and told him
and go to bed in the boat chamber,
Fairfax, with the beat counterpane."
a
■dad
nit
After thi«, Oharlie uot being
|K>or either, hel|>ed Hob into h
He got over hia wouuda at last, and
handsome aa a picture—and ahoitly after
grateful
married to Druoills.
"I'd give you anythiug I have, aud I
wou't refuse you Druoilla. said 1, when he
asked me—telling me that he loved her
kind
since she was
d to 1dm, on the night
Charlie and Dob's fair
I've told you of.
sister stood up witb them; and qot many
mouths afterward, he married her, and
brought her home iu Draoilla's place.
I don't drive beggare away aa I used to,
and, no doubt, I'm often imposed upon; but
this is what I say—
"Better
ha imposed upon, than to be
who really ueeds help."
I bave read my Bible more or late, and
kuow who says : "Inasmuch aa ye Lave
the leset of tlieee, ye have
do
it
done it unto Me.
4ft law Pteple.
Because a mau ban lived in a city all hia
need imagine that he isn't
agriculture
Buob
days no
posted iu all that pertains
and horticulture, botany,
better posted than be who makes it
mow, and reap, and prune.
A gentleman living on Fort street, west,
yesterday, employed a gardener
commenced work when a lawyer passed by
and remarked : " Do you
tree? If you don't you bad better let it
least two weeka longer. "
The gardener fixed hia ladder and put tbe
a limb,aud a doctor
is
bis business
up
a little. Tbe gardener had just
to kill that
alone for
along aud
dead if
bave
said : " You'll kill that tree
you cut a limb off ! You ought
pruned it three weeks ago."
Tbe gardener had severed two
limbs wliou a baker halted nuder the
and exclaimed ; " Good heav
V You shouldn't touch that tree until
! Any fool
three
: are you
a
when the asp is
toll yon better tbau
Tbe gardeuer expected suoh expressions
bo burled
in
in
for
trim it now !"
him and he kept at his work
without heeding them. Pretty sc
clergyman sauutered up, saluted the
trimmer with a pleasant "good morning,"
and added that it made his heart glad to
trimming trees in the right sea
He said tiiat tho last few days of
really the only days In the
whole year whoti limbs could safely lopped.
Tbe gardeuer was just finisuiug tbe Job
when
day outside of a city, except
cation, came ai
sou wil'd fiercely,
Wiiat kind of a gardener
If you don't tie i
that tree the sap
and the top will die !"
, who never lived a
iiisurance
ies
take a va
nd tbe corner, baited,
here !
•yon.any way ?
a rope around tbe body of
will all run into tlie roots
H 'eetern Paper.
A Mystery of Perfume.
No oue baa yet been sole to auaiyze
demonstrate tbe essential autiou of per
fume. Gas can be weighed hut not scmite.
The smallest known creatures—the very
monads of life—con be
scopo lens and mode
a
for
ht by a micro*
of their organizations, but what it is
that emanates from tbe pouch of the musk
AUK
dull
deer that fills a whole space for y
years with its penetrating odor
that an illimitable uuuiber of extraneous
substances can carry
falling its
what It is th
brings
without dunln
weigVc — rtiAf
summer
is
ary
from tlie flowers,
determine. Bo flue,
t
able
imponderable, it baM eluded both
delicate weights aud measures
strongest
of each odor.
subtle,
aud out
tho ess
hygiene aud iu chemistry, aud
profit more than the medical profession if
uld bu as conclusively demonstrated
odor proceeded from such ami
already know of sui
te hydrogen, ammonia, aud
should b&ve
rd, both in
ns stride f.
pbur, siiiplu
tbo like.
Me fflel
Well.
old gentleman that cornea
foot every morning, who ap
pears lo be a very great friend
itusla. When
store dour
opens it for
ing be made a
Ho let oue in.
There it
do
sees a dog scratcliiug
be let iu bo promptly
iuial. The other inoru
iMtake in tbe dog business,
the
tie lushing butweeu bis legs throwing
down, and covering the lower part of
bis pautalooiis with paiut. A mau with
chasing the dog, tryfiig
get a lino shot at him witli a panic brush he
hud in his hand. The old geuilomau
postulated with tbe hate painter, for such
proved to be, saying :
"My good mau, wliy do you wish to hurt
bis
of
d
overalls
that dog?"
"Because be bos tipped
and made an infernal mess of
blasted old idiot let him into the
all trying to keep him
painting; he jumped
k his forelegs into
looks well; don't it?
mid min 1 their
!"—Boston Transcript.
r my paint
everything.
while I
through tbo door, «tue
the paint-pot and tipped it
aint on a marble fl.
wish people
doing
of
oft
is
busi*
llaya
Several
Gorman musical societies
Taylor*« Kaiioual Hy
itbs ago a meetiug of nine
New York city
decided that there
al hymn. Distinguished composers iu this
utry and abroad were invited
tribute musical coupositious adapted
ses written by Bayard Taylor for this
purposu. These iuvnatious were geuerally
opted, aud one lias beeu
interested other musicians, and led to the
project of * grand musical celeb ra
the Fourth of July. A few
comm
«en. Tliis
to
of
evuuiDga ago, a c
hundred and fifty pera>
organize a grand torchlight procession
that city ou tho eveuiug of the 3d of July,
to be composed of musical organizations.
The procession will outer Union Bquaro at
about miduigbt, and as tlie clock strikes 12
all the bauds will play
hymn, accompanied by the voi
sombied multitude.
was appointed
its
national
of the au
Tlie Fourth will be
ebrated by orations, music, and table
in the Academy of Music aud Bteidway
Hall.
• David Dudley Field,
Tbe wife of David Dudley Field, tbe well
kuowu Now York lawyer, died at the Car*
rollten Hotel, Baltimore, where she and her
husband
stopping, on Wednesday
Blio was born Miss Polk, belonging to
of tlie oldest Maryland families of tbe
Eastern Snore. Hhe married at the age of
fourteeu Dr. Hamuol J. Carr, of Boutli Car
olina, a blood relative of Andrew Jackson.
She was a reigning star in Washington, aud
of great beauty. Bbo traveled iu Europe
for sevoral years, aud was eveiywbere ad
mired for her beauty, talents, and fa«oina
tion of manner. Her hnshaud died during
r returned
d lived for
inty, at tbe family
isiou called " Tbe Dairy." Bhe theu
moved to New York, where,
she married Mr, Field. Bui
her abnon
witb her mother to
pe. Mrs. Ca
Maryland ai
some time in Haiford
n years ago,
then she has
social circles, both
Two y
iritinguirilied
here and iu Europe.
of tbe world.
The t rciicla Uopylng Ha*
It seems that the old order of things in
the fanhiou of feminine wearing apparel is
being reversed, and that Paris is coming
New York for styles^ instead of New York
going
(J alignant'* Messenger for the first fort
night of Mardi has the extraordiuary an
nouncement that with tbe Parisian ladies
S reat idea is to look 'Centeuuial.
istts and couturières
The fashion report of
" the
French
oeiving orders for costumes in imitatiou of
tbe Waahiugtou receptions.
This has produced a revival of the styles
the Freuch nobles, who
elegance in tlie oolonies
every form of patriot
ism will be tbe Older of tbe day until tbe
Geuteuuial
are likely
»11
those wo
adopted
of America, aud
I
| county,
' | obtained from a large
, these Washington styles
beoome as universal in Paris
Marie Antoinettes in tbe States. "— Chita
go Times.
Walton A Heed, of Kennet
fe
bod
large sale of cattle at Mount
t, this
Thursday. Good prioes
»eaaiiala In tha Rletkar Oraatry.
Mr. George W. H mal ley writes from Lon
don : An Engliah lady, kind-hearted aud
friendly to ua, and difltreeaed by tbe
tuaute the Washington exposures liave pro
voked, saya : "I anppoee auch thing« ought
be found out, but 1 would har« them
fouud ont privately." And that, indeed, ia
the way thev often manage thing«
Loudon has raug lately with a eooial
dal—the elopement of a Marchioneae with
a Duko'e non and heir. Everybody kuowa
who the persons ooncomed are, their names
every lip, the probable
affair ia iLsotissid
Hut uot a word of it
moat, a vailed allnaion
thone who kuow the facte already, and
else.
1 doubt whether tbe names have becu
printed even in the most gossiping of pro
viuoial paper«. This, to la* sure, in not the
case of a publia officer. Hut eapixwe
kuap, inatead of taking bribes, had
diaoovered cheating at cards ? This ia pre
cisely wha. happened to a public cdicer in
England uot long since. lis was permitted
to resign; hia family made him au allow
»officient to keep him from starving abroad;
be left tbe country; everybody
paper printed them. Other
have oeourred witbio a year, uot dis*
aimilar lu prtneiple. Take a different
There are certain facta about the life of the
suit of the
every dinner table,
all iu tbe papers; or,
it. intelligible
I
1W.
{
the
Lord Chief Justice of Euglaud; facte of a
discreditable kind and uotorlon«; still they
do not get into print even in obscure papers.
They do not touch bis Judioul life, lienee
In fact, almost auy
matter
e that the
suppressed
thing may be Maid c
what position, aud it is
p.-eae will be dumb about tbe scandal,
leMM it oomes out in tbe abape of Court
porto,as iu tbe Mordaunt busiueu. Who
learned anything from a leading English
in society
the Duke of
of the domestic arrange
nt« Duke of Cambridge ? Hhould
had ? is
of a
a
of
paper of tlie talk which goes
about tbe Prince of Wale«,
Edin
burgh,
meut« of tl
we have beeu auy better if
a point where publicity is
mischievous than helpful V Aud is it abso
lutely certain that tbe American practice of
printiug everything is better than tbe En
glish practioo of suppressing almost every
thing V For I snp|K)se we must not expect
perfection on either side. We must judge
uot by particular tnetonoes, but by tbe ef
fect of tbe general praotice, and so decide
whether a tendency to printiug
less harmful than a tendency
times, too little. In n
cee referred to do I
opinion that the facts ought or ought
have been publisbod. Iu
scandals, unhappily, there
opinions;
friend would go
Belknap.
q
> printiug, at
the ilisten
of
be
my amiable Euglish
r as to be silent about
far aa to be silent
TM« Prsliu el Mar 'leading.
Few persons have aa adequate idea of tbe
enormous business ef a popular liquor
in a large city. Ift would have b°en shard
struggle to have believed, until positively
ored auch is the case, that auy bar-room
in the world reoeived #5(10,000 iu eue year
for drinks retailed over tbe counter ; but
there are four establishments iu New York
where the roooipts.for the year just closed,
will exceed tliac arnouut. On holidaya and
the demand^ of a
excessive the
ed
for
of
of

"
ly
other occasions
thirsty multitude
reoeived by these places sometimes reaches
#2,500. These concerns bave no accessor
ies iu the form of gardens aud bauds of
musio to bring visitors, but depeud solely
upon the popular demand for mixed and
plain driuks from day to day. Tnere are
many others of much less importance,
where tbe reoeip
figures iu iniud, i
up
frequently
#500 a' day. Bearing these
will be easily
fui
tin
ample opportunity for
peculating bar-keepers to kuock dowu a
handsome
of
each day. To preveut this,
many of the larger establishments have
adopted the system of ticket«, aud employ
a caahior to receive the
nutnoor of ohecka
der eaoh morning, and they are to accouut
for them each uiglit. The ticket« reoeived by
fast
by. A certain
tho caahior
dropped into a box
paid, aud tbe uuuiber» in the bauds of
some Vjrd
oi
"
"
th« ha * 1 p o s hw mo«l
is suspected
deal
arnouut of liquors aud require tiiat tbe
liquor used shall represent so inauy driuks,
and cousequeatly
bar-kee|>er can beat this zclieme by dimin
ishing tlie quantity per drink, and defy do
teotiou. Au instance is giveu by the pro
prietors of a loading Broadway hotel,
ore their priuoipal bar-keeper, ou a «al
ary of #75 per mouth, managed
chose au elegant brown
. Auotber
tbe bar-tondor
r;
a cited
mouey ; blit
fronti
iug
it
tbe
Rtr< HrUtow Coming Forward.
Tbe New York Times, of the 20th, says :
Mr. Bristow is evideutly oomtug to the
According
dime, "paid duteotives
watching his comiugs and guiugs,"
who bave gaiuud undesirable proinm
moctiou witb tbe whisky trials
Presidential candidate.
Washington correspou
his track,
k
id per
m
aud the safe burglary business
triously spying into the obscure corners of
bis history, with the beuevolent Intention
of proving him to have some sflluity with
themselves Mr. Bristow has, so far, beeu
fortunate euough not only to afford prompt
and aouclusivû disproof of tbe charges mode
against him, but he has also beeu able
the slauderous i
up
before the Democrats, who
, bad ti
tl. The industrious acous
Treasury
carefully nursing
them to the
of the Beoretary of
doing a substantial service to the Itupubii
i party. At their presout rate of
fires«, they will have
candidate who has passed safely through
the tire of inveetigatiou, ready for preaeu
give
of
tho Cinomuati Couvoutiou.
A Heform C'onierence*
well known men of Hopublican ante
cedents—William Cullen Bryant of New
York, Theodore D. Woolsey of Connue licut,
Alexander H. Bollock of Ma
Horace White of Illinois, and Carl Bcuurz
of Missouri—have issued a oall for a
ference iu New York, ou the 15th of May,
oft those who doeire to effect a reform iu
the governmeut through the coming
tioual election. The iuteution, it appears,
is not to make or suggest auy nominations,
but to indicate to the two priuoipal parties
wbat course they ought to take
the confidence and support of independent
voters. Tlie obj
euce mostly aims
of
is
is
a
which
operate is the Itapubli
Convention, and if possible to influence
eptable direction. If
help iu any way
wise selections at Cincinnati
to be thankful f
will doubtless mdioa
views of that very imp«
it whose help will
Uie (>arty which is to sucoeed
ifer
iou in
the oouferenoe
its
pro
ought
it ; and its oonclusioiis
very clearly the
political ole
indisDousable
Novem
A «'bester County fflllser.
The Pottotown Ledger thus pointedly pic
up in tho northern part of
Cneater county : Thomas Conway ia the
eoooutrio
whose resideuco is iu East Nantmeal tap ,
Chester county. Though tbe owner of a
hundred and fifty acres, be
lives alone iu dirt and flitb, aud a recent
visitor
her little pigs occupying the lower part of
lying sick in a
id
isorly
of
by
his house found
old
his dwelling, while
up s
birth, a bachelor, sbe
age, and has respectable family co
iu Philadelphia aud elsewhere. A si
d brother came
lie
by
H Of
40
511
outly,
with them.
and offered
aud unuisiur to ii
take him tm
ute, but he refused
Ft
go.
Pursued by <-ypa
At Banbury, Pa., oue uiglit re
young lady eu route for Read ug
ted by a ruflipi who sought to abduct ber.
Her ories brought
doctor fiud. Tbe youug lady's story is that
a child she wa« stolen from hur home
by a band of gypsiee. Bne made fre«p
attempts to escape and at last succeeded,
although threatened with death. Her story
was corroborated iu part by ber dark
plexiou and clothing, being dressed as gyp
sy usually are. Bhe said she recognized
of bur aaaailaut oue of ibo gypey
•tly. e
j« and ber ab
the
band.
An Hai
ird Ke» ult.
The Norwich (Conn.) Bulletin savs: "An
n, who belt
iu self-nnprove
ment, suggested to his wife recently that
tliev should srgne some question frankly
aud freely eVery evening, aud try to learu
of each other. The questiou for the
finit night liapponed to be wh< tber a wo
could be expected to get aloug without
aspriug bat, and he took the affirmative;
hUt|Wbeu he waa last seen he had clirobedkip
into ihe bay-loft aud was pulling the ladder
ap after him."
All Motbodists
of lhabofM
28th aa a d
bleaaiugs
iuvited by tbe Board
observe Friday, April tiie
U of fastiu g aud prayer for
e General Conference
PHILADELPHIA.
Our Saturday Letter- -The Week'« Topic«
ia the Centennial City
OurrMpoiulenct of the Commercial.
Philadelphia, April 111.
The long expected older,dosing the Cen
tennial ground« to all persons except offi
cials, workmen and exhibitor», was issued
tins week, and as a consequence com]>ara
tive quiet reigns for tbetimo iu the vicinity
of Lanadowne. AU deaonptiou would fail
give any idea of the orowda winch have
thronged the neighborhood of the bnild
lugH on every fair day for the past mouth,
and it is a wonder that tho order waa not
>ner issued. C mridorable influence
Hj-rci
wwa brought
bear upon tbe authorities
keep tlie grounds open; this urging came
from tiie railway companies, and other
cerna iuterecied in tiaus|HirUtioii,
I bore bad
duty at tbe Uxoositiou aay th
was admitted at a far later period than h
been customary at other International Ex
hibitions. Although comparatively depor
ted, numbers of people are led by curiosity
the grounds, kuoeiug they will not be
admitted, aud beiug unable to gatlinr muuh
Hut
CT
d foreigners
a public
profit from the visit. It is clear, also, that
ia brokeu iu numerous osaes by
peraous wlm have no claim to outer under
either of the privileged olasaeo named
shove. There are ai many interlopers with
constantly as workers, but
this sort of leakage may be unavoidable.
tiie
tbe end
F1NANCK.
CENTENNIAL BOARD
ia kept up by
report of tlie Hoard
, which body held it« third
iiual meeting yealeiday. The report gives
a detailed and satisfactory shotting of the
ouey status of the great enterprise aud
makej it evident that, whether * lock hold*
are fully repaid
will more than make both ends meet. It
gives the flgure #8,500,000
organizing aud ruuuiug uie exhibition aud
acknowledges present receipts of #7,500,000
The sum of #1,500,000 will be
admission fee« to make
Meanwhile the exoitemc
the publication of
of Fn
tlie Exposition
tbe cost of
q Mired f
expenses. The leport says tiie Hoard de
clines to speculate upon
pt«. but everybody believes the
ill be far in excess of #1,500,000
the
arnouut of the
amount
The advaucee of the Htate of Pennsylvania
aud the city of Philadelphia
Machinery, Memorial, and Horticultural
that all tbe admiasiou mouey
of #1,500,000 would Arst go
by
a
ly,
secured bj
burse stockholders, aud after tiiat
repay
it subscription. There is
about #2,500,DUO of «took, aud the mouey
the Exhibition by the dis
posal of material, Ac., wonld also be oredit
Tliere is a growing impression
that, if wo have good luok aud nothing
happens, tho whole of tbe stook will be re
deemed If it should go above par, wbat a
triumph !
realized
ed
it
Tbe trial of Wisbart, Bums and Calvnrt
rent
for conspiracy has been tbe leading
of tbe week. The development« have beeu
of a truly extraordiuary kiud and people who
a« a rule give tlie briefest attention to court
proceedings have followed this trial with
intense interest. The central faots of
winding up of tbe bogus " Safeguard" aud
" People's" Insurance C impauies, when it
became knpwu that itesi curieies
ly composed of forged bouda Ac., I oom
uieuteu
The
in ain
very fully so
trial
mouths ago.
e tbe persons
ted iu tbe rogueries iu question aud ti
testimony gives the most direct aud unim
peachable details of oue of the most shame*
ages upon business confidence
It would appu
is the fact,that there forged
uot only used in the first iu
fui
designed horu
credible, yet i
securities
stance to enable tbe " Safeguard"
tbe regular iuapectiona provided by tbe law
of tbe Beate, aud thus to defraud
whieh was giveu to uuderataud that the
company was eutirely solvent and trust
worthy/ but that they were aubsoqueutlv
loaned to the " People's lusurance Co..
duty. MMoSMii«-.;
ith Mr. Hilt of tbe
be
of
of
public
iwe to; do stmll
oi tiie douspiralotrs
" Safeguard" remind one of nothing else so
the scenes betweon " 1'oacl
" Filch," and their coinpauiou woilhica iu
The Beggar's Ojnra. Tiiat such tilings
could be doue iu our midst, aud in this
fantastic
ly
very time, scorns more like
h
dream tbau a reality.
The question of rapid street trausit aud
cheap railway fares seems iu process of
ing aiiswereu by tbe substitutiou of steam
Tbe idea, io be
uutil tbe trial
this week it did
form of
of
li
tbe passenger railways.
seem practicable,
made too much n
frightened horses ; auotber oouid
depended ou to round curves without leav
iug tbe track ; another had uot, iu the lim
it of engine spaoe made necessary by tbe
small proportions of tbe street car, suffi
cient power to mount heavy grades. But
there are "dummies" aud "dummies," aud
tbe Market street hue seems to have
evolved a machine which answers all
quiroment«. This little motor, which is
uow expected to banish the horse from tho
street railway system, makes
; does uot frighten horses;
perfectly under control tbau
be started aud stopped
quicker than horses ; does uot have to walk
up bill ; aud can back as readily as go
ahead. Witb all this, suob an eugiue does
cost more tbau tho full oomplegeut
(always six horses and
roads eight); its "keep" is iusiguiii
An compared witb that of burse flesh ;
aud it will outwear many generations of
era. There is, iu fact, not a point
the game that the "dummy" does uot score.
Now theu for four cent fares !
bus
be
of ll
CIRCULATION
SILVER.
Tbe scheme of redeeming fractional
operation
doubtful
blue, you kuow,
silver has been
currency
two days and already people
Far-off hills
and it seemed very
that
handle "real"
rnouoy. But
of getting it there grows a
Uie fractious!
spiciou that
, after ali, ihe
about your clothes,
witb the 50
of which is a
cunveui.utthing toll
Espooia'ly is this the
very comely
uxohaugu ;—better it has
than tbe half dollar, which is a large and
heavy coin. Five dollars worth of silver
is quite a weight iu tbe pockut, wline a
package of bO cent no
is not noticoable. I believe there will bo
a general regret next expressed very
id satisfactory medium of
be admitted,
calling in of the 50
go iu tbe quarters anfl
deoided. The new rule
ake itself openly
from baud to hand
occasioning remark. Htrauge
think of, and of all that has
commence 1
little notos wh ch have done such good
; Uie u
dimes is not
ha« begun already
felt and ailver pas
cy
th«
GENERALI HE«.
A double suicido shocked the
week,—the self-murder of a wife and hus
band within a few moments of each otbur.
Tbe parties were a Dr. Bobuh aud wife,
siding in tlie north
city. Mrs. Bcliuh
, ibis
section of the
discovered by lier
husbaud, dying from tbe effects of prussic
acid. The sight was too much for him,and
a moment lie bad shot himself tbiougb
tlie heart. The'cause, by oue report
jealousy and coustqueui unhappiness, aud,
by another «tory, poverty. Whatever it
"What
he ku
?" Who
talk aho
while ago ibu Btoi.eiy of
Habbath schools,
that institution is greatly cherished
of tbe i
of tbe society. N
life, aud wh
ill ba
Not such a gro
ds did not believe
is l(^
Ft
be
and promises
ble ad j ui
valua
faot,
possibly, gives such proof of tbo progres
sive ii tiounce of Quaker priuciupluH The
ifereuce of tbe lit Day
Bchool Association, of Philadelphia aud
held this week,
of all kinds made to i
tiragiiig. Friends do
t, but it bos
lotil
vicinity,
il
highly
po
all
this
vebe
longer any
opposition, while the encourage
nt it has received i
•deniable.
The production of Mevorbuei's Star of
the Alorth by tbe Kellogg troupe is the most
ambitious venture iti English opera
made hi Philadelphia. The work iH elabo
rate and diflicuU, aud that it is done
thoroughly as it is iu this instance speaks
well for the growth of musical urt iu Amor
iu«. Nearly all Uie artiste engaged in tiie
performance are Americaiia.andoue of them,
Mr. Couiy, the naseo, is a Philadelphian.
The oompouy is large, aud the Opera in giv
uightly. two distinct casts being offered,
headed respectively by Miss Kellogg, and
Mrs. VanZandt, who appear on alternate
evenings. Tliis is a novelty. Bo aleo is the
spectacular part of tbe Opera, which is more
brilliant and cjmplete than anything of the
kiud seeu here,witb tiie exception of Aiila
_ Index.
-
J. W. Crowell A Oa., of Cambridge, Md.,
will exhibit models of vessels at tbe Gen
tonniak I
»rerrtnry HrUtow.
FBOMPf D*NIai, nl
UZNOUMChl li
Secretary Bristow v eater day addressed
the following letter to Hon. B. G. Caulliehl,
Chairman of tlie Committee
of Juhtic
expei idi*
Sin : Hy attention h
Washington dlipau'.es to ti.
Kamt* of this date, ;eopy
winch it appsM « tl.ai a
Mr. T. W. Bartley, of this city, appeared
before your commun e aud detailed rumors
under oath, affsCLiog my official integrity.
This wituess is represented
Mworn, upon information air
aubstauce, that «hile I waa Uuited States
attorney for tho d,strict of Kentucky a
number of distilleries wore sc.zad
instance, and tiiat soon after, upon
offer of a large nun of mouey, 1 resigned,
and procured the appointment of niv as
sistant (<3ol. Wharton) aa iny soots
became oouiisel for
iu accordance with the terms of tlie alleged
agreement, pewburtd the release at their
property.
It ia uifllcalt
uilieer of the governiueu
ii acht d by yo ir, cc
should bDUllowcii
been called to tho
Btitiinoi e
closed,) from
las', week
d belief, i
ie«e distillers,
id,
of
to credit tlie etatemc
that
oculd be
by
in a few
of the
mouy for nearly a week, and Lbat no oppor
tunity
rare should be afforded him. In the ab
of any dtflnifo information from
the wit
id wilho
Ciiargee of
«erui'i.s «
your oouimittee hi regard
really stated under oath,
the alleged denial of th
statement« by another witnecM, I
promptly meet the slander
tbe public prints, even
pearing lo reflect upoi
your oommittoe. The story, who
fled to by Mr. Birtlev or any ouo el jo ho
foie vour oonumtice is absolutely and
qoalifledly false.
I Sud
nk of ap
i the method* of
the
are
ns
are
are
rour.tomiuitteo will recognize the
of Billig me tho opportunity
beeeie«.* slander promptly,and for
this purpose I request that tho oilioere of
tbe ifcttlft, inolad...g the Judge Uieieoi, be
brought before your committee, and tub
touching all
alleged by the writings in que«
statement or inuuou*
do, and, if need he, that tlie record« of tho
bietl for the purpurne of show*
isted; WÊÊÊ
1
propriety
iu
and
publie examin
all
the
ftt
ly such.
Furthermore, I cl.dm tho right
personally before your committee, under
oath, touching all tho matter« referred
by auy of the
a mined
I have tbe Itonor to be, very reap
ly, your obedient «ervent,
bs heard
S
who have beei
ftbie sr.iijec'.
tfnl
B H. li.'.i
Demfcri
ScIlOlUUN«
RKTABDKD—A
THE nzrUBLICAN N.
' SODOHT.
WASHtNOSMt, April 19.—The Uoudfe
ifesta
eud
i
little seal in hastening the legisla
tion of the aeasiou, aud Mr. lUudaH i
slow in work ou the appropnati n bill«,that
it ia beginning- to grow anparent
some purpose iu the delay. It is not all
stupidity aud inexiatrieuco. One of
suggestions ia that the Democra
leave
tiiat there i
On
short a time
IMiHMible between
the passage of ibo bills in the House aud tbe
close of
Senate would th
bu
tUeal v
llOrli of Ja
be compelled
llouso, (
Tlie
oeept
allow
tbe billa as aent fr
tbe departments to atop for
There ia auother reason for delay still
probable. All tbe
who may be a possible
Presidency
Democratic leaders in
bolus, and tho advice
of fund«.
tiie
touching a 1 iv t
idids
carefully stored up by the
*ir private pigeon
of iliooe who attempt
control fit that nothing against auy one
likely to be nominated at Cinomuati should
present. Tlie
s iu tbe House tliui
and
be investigated
of tbe slow prog
seema most likely to be that a largo amount
of work ia to remain uudouo after tbe
uominatiou of be Republican Candida
veetigating
mg
ll
ee. Tins i
tlernen who deairu
self-examination
,and it suggest«
bo Preside
d tbo iuqniiy,
the g ni
of
ly personal and privat
ether
they could afford to be investigated after
-eooived tho nomination. If any of
tbe candidates feel a little nur
subject they would do well to taku
h
fri
tl
tiou of
• h I - * 1 i h >
ddle of
June to place thomsolvcs beyond
of the House, the simplest method b
withdraw outirely fro
bo very littlo d
find out wbat sort of
didace is, aud a
is
•8
HJUse intends
Itapublioan
many scandals, if nothing woreo,
tiled aud indexed for future
Umu tl
>od
o.l
for
E
bu
Demanding Opei
HOUSE
BUSINESS.
VOTES
Wasuinqton, April, 21.— Julge Cate's
résolut!
Wavs and Moans
noting the Committee i
invsstiga
ec.iou with the
Beoi
A
Bristow's alleged
leasing of the baik Mary Merritt fr

libel,
otion of Mr.
eudmeiits
tbo Cotu
day on
Kossoti, and after s
the refurence
inittee of Wavs and Means to the Com
:xpundituros in Um Tr«
Mr Kossoti then
duieut instructing
duct the iu
Ju Ige Cate,
on, objected to
ondod by Fernando Wood.
bal
changed fru
rnittee
ury Department.
tbe Couimitteo to
vostigatiou
for some mystorii
this, and
Mr. Kassou insisted that
affecting the integrity of an officer should
be conducted publicly,sj as to p.-eoludo the
possibility of misrepresentation by garbled
reports of tho proceedings. Objection lo
idmeut being persisted iu, Mr.
Knsson demand-id a
which
side
Primly*
Clio
a

five
at
tue
>1
taken, a divisi
yeas, 78 ; pays, 37. A quor
voted, a demand was made for the yeas and
nays by Mr. Hoar and otbo
publican side. A large in
Deuiiioratic side dusir
record of tbe
withdrawal of tbe demand, but Mr. IIo
auswerod this
the. Un
the
Tlie
of
, aud oriod oi
fur n
imp iriaut queutioi
id insis e<l tq
The
result of tl
roll-call w«
all 'Dumooia
rh«
the
170 ;
action of the House
particular investig*
, 33,
The
this
iiould be foil
!
by the a loptiou of a
all tho committie»
up
a
uweatigatioua
for a publio investigatioi
Bncretary Bristow
doors.
aud
that induoud the order
the ca
in every other
the reputation cf public
, #iid thoje \
of
tbe
1"
individuals i
recorded for open doo
cannot
cy in other cases.
of
of
Ibis
-tly
On
Tlie Duvcuporft Disburse!»! lire.
DISCUSSION
111 iiitrOHK 11
Wasuinoton, April 20.—The Committee
Expenditures iu the Department of
Justice hud a meeting to-day, at which the
propriety of sending a oi
the President w
It w
a letter should bo sei
substance the testiiaoin
pro
al
atmg
e Attorney Genet al, leav
>e Preside
wav he might de«
This w
tlmt a nopv of
the P
motiou. He said the
furring the etibje
the to
to reply
opposed, and Mr. Cong
Htimoiiy b« sent
raard withdrew
ved
«ident, lie
iy
ie Pro
/id»«!
the
bad b.ei
the .pa
ich the o(
mittee knew w
leading There
deuce thuri far before tiie oommittoe
on by inference, auy improper
tlie part of the PiuM-doi
■ 1
a particle of e
illegal
He thought it due
the committee
o|K>eed be takou
the self-re«
ch actioi
baud
finally agreed that nothing further
be doue uutil Daveupnrt's
taken. He has
It
>..y is
i called
ufore tbe committee, to
only iu
d ■
CXpe
ed
tl

-first, was tl
uy properly paid to
Davenport, as provided by law? if »o, tbe
oflicer» here have committed
it expoudud honestlv by Eaveu
uded ?
d,
port for tho purpose i
A Grateful Father
The Chicago Tribx.
Mays : "A doctor
West Adams street
i's life two
vod a youug
ouths ago.
d bis bill the grateful father
Wheu ho
brought
replied : * Take her, Doctor'; she is yours ;
her heart beats only
aujvill come and live with you by
of Esculap
- Me and the
old
id by.' Tbe
said be
ssu't that sort of a
; that be couldn't
« him, be would
dollar» !' screamed |
buried
afford It : that, seeing i
take #6«. 'Sixty-six
the pious father; ' why, I oouid have
I ^ far the money. ' "
it
CEMTfNMIAl. IAiHIONS.
111« Fas liions.
CHEAP OOODM
OKNKKAI.
l*i udui t parsons ii-u*lly employ a large
In carefully examining
iu purchasing,
ibired which do uot
the
styles, b
Many articles are
with favor, and a very elegant mate
rial may not, when made up,
the
for
I ecu designed.
pin
Skill aud proper consider
all disappoiaiti
been exhibited for a
cos to
majority of the fair hi x, wli
ion will provent
When a material hits
, if it
>et with the approval of tlie
will bo adopied ; the
dreasos is, however, generally left
a the
styles winch
of
the
ste of
diese
k r. Th
why
ge, 'gaihil
I i x tu !ui id nu
into
e. For instance, golden und ail
yei,l>oeu employed
lit sas they have been by
I'.xrisiau bell' s. Still, it is possible that
they may >nt he coftbiderably lined,
hi line gold and
not promiueut enough to render
uiug iu any way cotispicuou«.
o many other tiimmingH, however,
aeleor. liiere is tlie
ige winch makes quite novel o
skirts, and with witich wtiolo
d, i
of the material of the rire«*; ; if tho s
by A meric
:hc latest inq
the
there
fro
îi'ii
i habi
llv in the
e again appeared,
sight, ».
!.hfc
*d or
-fowl
but are neither c
feo'Jy il it. (Juin
are vciy peculiar, mid pime-ink's
S'
use. Very tine planing«
ng tlie latest trimming«.
3 is a tendency to abandon
in lace, ami replace it by real lace,such
ns Valencienne«, old pjint, aud Maliues,
there will still be a number of tunica made
,Silk grenadines,
are the ne
are al«o
Although
iu this color of edit ti-.o
and coai
cauvas tulle,
s, with email sheveh
Tlie c
,but still
bo
i'irt-d mil.
i-er tho faille waists
day for street w
ras« has had
retains its place
sleeve«
tenais d.ffereiit fru
all
the waist«.
Care should bn taken
very caeap goods, for,
•u given o
of makiug is greater than
d when made
tho material i
with the labor bes'.owod, when
fashion
ol (lie
.IT,
home, the
S edle s
oly in
ude and trimmed
commanda.
ie black oisliomire dress is worth a
number of ordinary biiits. A tine quality of
bulge al *o makes a*serviceabledreas. Have,
trimm.d simply iu
aud tlie
a 11 >111100 doubla
front,
tightly
lb
trimmed
width of
pulou&ibo
The
is draw
and puiftid in f
bock for,mug a boiail sqi
eud falling ov
t, tho
iu, with the
i be
. Over this i
the fio
amelet-flciiu, partially open,
niado in a half poiut in tiie back, fitting the
figure, am) baviug pointed ends iu front.
the tunic is a pocket. Tiie
iriintned
On
e «kirt
of
. 1 lii
with ib
bu made of
trimmed, aud be
h materia) and oxpuueiyoly
suitable 1
poses as the bulge one is
made with
moat always
, either of beige
liue. Toilo de Y.c .y will be much used
iu materialH
nufneturud. Tuuiques Juives
be made of i
tiie
or. Many new
and pol<
English euibroiduiy ; can
ll be trimmed with Mir
ermixed witb pi
.«. Bands of
so for
wdh m.>uy goldiu
uu'.al hall buttons.
English embroidery con
rolty to bo
Tue regular " ba
o.
ion with female
i hit' is ouly like
back, w
ll ic
.
7
1 I,
«'-qoeuUjr c
g U*pa,
ns a buttoned I
garment,
adu
The ii
s without slcov
i hi
which is colled the Clarkson, is either
of black siciloi
d v, I : h i
lace, (m wl
iu
it
ojufeohuu.) u
:h
ied
fri
lie! e should
•j. Undo
-il a fuilie 1
du««.
It
at the
-hole HUMS III
.Small pale
ivuriably
lor
«t be h
nd
stay of a lad;'
is a h
ilocfor the
rfs
of fine dust
A pretty dr
J
o.l surge. The d
for walking purposes by
aus of a oil
ucd with
little full
bu
lul l, about
a blue cache
The long polonaise i
alf
inch doup.
bordered
3d in th
\o long ends,
r lli j 1
A new goi d« call«
bi.ck
ifshades.
ille skill
ulun uiutei lal, and is n
A dress uv.ulu of this
■-:« b.11.-l
" P .
bordered with faille plai
I« of
mined with bias
woolen good-.
ids and faille plaiting*.
Cream colored c
faille mako a pretty comb
ro and havauo
i >1
cli tbre
knife-plaited ll mu
tiie buck ai.
• culored pipn
a
*iy
OJ.UU
ud will
ddle ol tho skirt,
side is draped up to the
Clio other side is
of the
ie i kirt
shaped piu
mk>Jh; this s.do fa
od with a bia
a p liut. Tha
hand of faille. O
i« a bow, placed
bu
ick
lade i
Th
collar
of
five loops und ouo cud.
brown 1 aille. The light «1
at the wiiat with a
plaiting or piping and
A bottle gr
and
biowi
atstde.
ide
osod'of 1
outride o
largo quadruple
of g rceu buttons.
am skirt co
-lait; tl.
Tlie plait is raised in
of a nbbju b>w placud
>i. 1
nd ■
iscriof
front of tue sknt is uonq
°
abov
tl.«
d, (five pi
turning
.-coud,
l t lire
ied by
»hit" waiste
act width of
; this pomt
u but ton«-,
nth butmns
rh« higl
the quadra,.lei
;) each tq
1-10 1
1 in tho baok the
a- d the
d
aud tlie
neck is
black hor.
Tiie
Ihe
«*•
igs.
ir bin
witii bru'ded black
the sides by motber
tbe
galloon, fastened
buckles, and
ngod
of p
front of tbo ci
of tho back is
side
gre
On tho iiinidu is a b ind of cardinal red
quoi« Milk.
ty »
ado in tl
ack ; from the j
and
; ll
lu-vu tb
with se»
the e
brown fiullu plai
gradually buc-mii
Tbo b:
Abr
the back of
o\n*ot i ?« Hb
isertud, which
ini tbo bottom,
mod with fringe.
pockets
n silk cord with tisse
fro
lockets hi
' tlie skirt
d is fa
t
1
take
tli
Ult r. The top of tho si
d will
id fringe j rckoys.
pniti

juct. Thed
M
•Hl WÜ
,t "gHZ*;
ud
cd of
with i
id sil
elt ba
d
I
Tbo
. U..e or
rihdpe,
Of tbo
1 »»'
prev
mad« of black
is soft,
di
b
l ha- V !
n tho hor
sliaped Nftlou
»P of
s a «hull
g aud ua
i fall u
the book. F
uiri.wü
is p
bow in front. Aik
t is mode of
rd witn fiow
d
;ork
the ba
nd
•re L
g
•le of lb« black
very
pretty. It is
<1 are
with videcatdmul red libU
large lo ins in tho
Across liai flout is
:id tlie Ci
which form«
aok ividor tho brim.
pay orircb fualhur,
n which it
with a
se up the side fr
— „re in sc
ible Ilian «.
s much
d s
re always ii
,1
ig all flower
riuty of lea»
liked.
idle
be
i.
rapt
,V 111
•ui finite will
eraliy used than they
:d popularity of «lio
probably be
have previo
| Tbe conti
wbioh
are opeu at the top ruuders tiie use of ele
gant, fine hosiery indispensable. As Scotch
thread stockings
ly bandai
ailk oi
"kings I
ry expei.
hive, black h
o been adopted.
fliey
e cither
mitten the toilet
embroidered
iti. le«l
Open show
be
M
in iu the nr reel.
PateUt Pavi-nit'iil,
IN KJHTUNATK
max 4DKUUL
Tho recent diacusaious respecting II
rits of \arious kiuds of patent pave
mente recall the expei ionce of Consli
h'token with an itupi-i Vud pavement in
troduced there s
yean ago.
It seems that the owi
Phnlt pave
ii tiie borough
am Inm Mrs pcrmihsion to lay a couple of
liiiudri d yards of it on o
s. At tiret, wluls t!
ainsd cold, it did well enough ; but i
legau
of llio side
f
and by the ti
"yffii". !
that when it
it held on
would attempt
sink into it; then lie would Und that he
couldn't
hold ^
K<
!■
A
wilk
either leg. Then he |
d somebody would,
of his boots AjiM
Ever so many
dogs were caught* aud they *
their tracks, so that after a while the who!
street
ekoletous and euch rubbish, sticking upon
the surface until it looked like a jungle.
Mr. Cooley's mule tried to cross one day r_
aud he was uapttued. They couldn't dig to
they put up a derrick aud a
o animal upon
I
li
would cry for help,
push a plank
o'tfle
to
.mid «
walk ashore.
■d
perished iu
ie tbe whole
tilled with boot leg«, and
*
i
ireached
id under its furo
i they hoisted him, and the mule
ee wilii a tiiick rope or pitch hanging
from each leg, hu that by the time he uot
forty feet up ho looked like a
extraordinary tendency
Then the tackle slipped,a*
mo ela-tie tiiat the inulo il
old place with & "ker-ohoek " B
il fixed the rope
legs. TI
ii Ie wit!
m Ui* i«b«.
s-pbali was
back i
h
the
th
him <>ut finally, and the lie
day a boy fell
rd, and
the pavement face down
clutched fast. They saved him by cutting
his clothes u|ieu in the back aud liking tlie
naked, like getting a p
pod : hut he left tlie tip of his in
pitch.
U.y
fr
in tbe
theu the authorities thought they
would take the pavement up. It couldn't
: dug, so tho workme
be
dertook
would roll up a sheet
fe
to roll it
of music, hut when they lind gone foity
feet it sprang back
edits old shape, excepting that there
four lumps on the surface
buried workmen lay.
At ladt they hitched twenty
eud of the pave
hauled it away. Then they slid it in tl._
id it floated dowu ' below Spring
Mill and lodged upon a sboal, and tbe
•tly. In the c
the
d
tiio
thirty
of
-.1
ii,
ratbur a hand
«land ;
Die.
. No doubt,
e day, it will be
ing company that wauts
iss of getting
of old bools i
ilized hy a
leather, kliere ai
that inland which would u
of jmybody who knows ho
in b
fortune
to work Ilium ;
nain but tl
to get out the
PhOad. Bulletin.
oues for fertilizer«.—
The Schuylkill (Pa.) Republican, of the
15'.h lush,
Samuel Ilauso was,
forty years of age,
if
Oa Katurday, 1st
«t , h
Deep Urouk Valiev
>gme. iu cho fo
he
ig up
felt UUWe
the
head
sing fro
hi
ve he started to walk
down and waa picked up. apparently dead.
MM.i.-i,
feu
•nie, and he w
ouuci d dead.
l're
made for the fu
ai—in tlie
1
oi tl
physiol
. l.o a
; » ♦nu
aiuuiLU lUo buoy *oi«.»uh»
oi umpoutlod anmnitioii. N
ith
a
Uie
:«ol insisted th
life
id
ollowi
Wednesday tlie fimei
mk place. The doubt i
•pen tl
tb
illy large
solutu
lion. Aft j
d f I len-1« pr
l, as til
listed
• u-. ••>;..I
in the 1
the ilusli by tlm
i u-t
l P
kun
fingt
«cd a change
f
the
the
-d as
of life. T
body
a.,(l j
. .. _.ie doad
- ti«--- »>-y »'«"«
cable odor abor*
d
the corpse. However,
cd death, thu body
was deposited iu the gr
re slill being
dioposi
ting
B dead
1
life. Our la
rent week,
I lie
ho yet believed tha
I
il aus
dua l, but
ree. It is
by
uf
cal
ho, upon a for
1
u.c 1, lay
ed
1
ud
. I r i« alo
arke
d th
bO hli.1
qtioufly
d.c ! In
di
ould
it-ks.
l.a- gu l.uuip» of Coal. ,
Tho Philadelphia Bulletin says: The
of
Kitianning Coal Company, of this city, bu
iids, readyjto bo
n of
from the trim«.
There al« t ;o blocks, luth liken from the
tianlriiii Colliery, in Cb arfiod c
«maller of tl
tl
uunial gn
i, the largest
al o
and
ty. Tlie
blocks weighs a little ov
lurth io?
d
aud the larg
vw!l b J
ab;
11
us. Tbc«e
coal have been tftkun
full height of tho
srtarcsly co
ve the i
of labo
tin tu upon the curs ready for
nd ingenuity
place
got the larger
heca
which
icable
n I he t
uck, and it l
a flat hont by
>P
it could be dragged
er ll
first strongly s
worked 8
tbe
«s having be
red
b
a i-d
ttm'li
adually
and mix li
it-ed force
y mnlts *
boat
fl
1
Thei
bow
b!e
cklo was procured, by
1 was gradually dra
lait a bloc
Id
which the
of
the
fl
ldont, li
the Bun
li s c
s of
. dose
praise foi tbe c
sa winch has thus far crowned
d eye« will gaz« up
i in admiration, witl
ul"a of the in
qtured to removo
mean lied, but we have
ns of
. Manvth
►P
nt of labor i
thuir sublet
f
Ch
no doilb
they will bo tli
mug tlie boauly aud superiority of
a
coal deposit«.
Geo. W. Bush A Son
Kitlauning
agents for tho
1 . »
The Co i
rc-spoudout of the Cou
of tho
far
UAL, speaking of tl
Ant ing the irmloa
t
culinary line wu have a
id Robbins, B*iss all ready to Fr
sail Kftehuni, Sparks
lot
ker, a Miller, a P
a V
. In r
Lai
S>c
ml to light the Wood
Cook
.tli
Rusk Bt
tig
lus strengt li
wu can fiMiish a Hill H id Banks worthy of
lli« attention aud a Bill which longs to be
Hy man. Bliss and Kt
for ibu Par
Moure lias w
if
iggost Bonding
•io pain Tom
Nt
ah:
so feelingly.
r should
un Sorti
Jaroli
ua, but Hot
Frost
oins tlie repuU
foe cb filing winds
. ,
w tii « I. me and a or
make a little bien
might enjoy.
aud biting odd.
Finally a Stone Ho
WltiUhou
wbi
10 Adams
TU« Prie«
niv h
The P
be
ba
ia pap
■'in# P
p.ling a >■
the several
i. ll
Doyleetown, tlie
argo is #5 a tie
rticle, tlie Intrll
d Carli
•1
feet, (for a poor
sayi.) in Manch Clnvk
#4.50 ; in Lowisbiirg sud H
sburg and Brii
on and II
», #4.27,><;
1, tl ; iu
isle. Scran
mgdou, #3 SO ;
E
ville, '$3.50 ; iti Lan- !
Jauqu*
id P(
i, #3.20; in Poitevine, #3.15; in Col
is, #3 00 ; and in Alloutowi
oiuan'» Fifelliy.
A
An Indiana wc
t the^ul
(I, wi
lowing
a tli
Duar Tom ;-I b
■ce in Hiate I
obtained a divo
fro
I
Bin
arry again.
But uev
will
ind. for wh
vuu co
away witb you if you
by whtoh we can get a living."
ny way
'■'he CIlieiago Political Outlook.
PB0WNBNT
net of the Sew Yo
Clll(.A<
, April 20.—The
oat significant
incidetitof tlie general
as of rresiden
lii the West is tho
earn!.dates going
otb
republicans and i)e
' N'.'l! ling cl >w
ult of the e
I vie non that the
will pridiably turo
e vole of Now York State. Tnia
not jumped
t-» which oltservatiou from both
lod. There ia a notable l ick of
«P.
. h.
Thu »uuuiirage
iob the Democrats found fro
" of 1874 lias been cunsiderabiy
ihniinisLeil by the vacillating policy of (lie
Democrat ic majority in the Hume and the
déliant tone aaHumed hv the ex-Confeder
ates. Where they formerly nuarged tbe
Republican Party with the responsibility
w felt that t
shires the blame for
tidal w
f
tic Party
of
a
! 'I«
CONTINUAI!
Among the Republioana
, there is a fueling (bat tho Mouth is
almost solidly Democratic,
little hope for carrying
where the negro vote ought
scale, she« the Hupieme Oourtl
has
r_
to exert iu both pa
of a
the ot.1
li
those Mta'es
the
duolarnd
practically
A natuial infereuce from tin»
will be close.
the
called Enteret
situation is that
aud tiiat iu
New York State i
case, the lar
Electoral Colloge
(Huary weight.
The influence which this inference ia likely
* the nomination
eituer hi<1o who is thought
likely to carry New York ; aud the
feeling of uncertainty also induces
that both par
forward their best
ly
tbe
*y be prompted
CANDIDATES.
It i« conceded in the West, removed
"machine" politics
from tl
h
Washington
the host
be
th
of Kepuhlic
be found iu the sirougent
appeal to the reform ele
of the
and the coufidcnoe of tbe people iu this
«pect. It is eafo to sav that tiie Wes
delegation« to the Cincinnati Convention,
with the possible
that of Iudiaua, will go thei
this idea m;
will be ready to sacri
d in the
likely
is
is
Ol
Will
ainly ; i
dual pre
• It
may lie that this spirit; will discover tlie
"Great Unknown" whom Sir. Blaine is
represented ns regarding ad lus
c, Luc the present in
dication is, that if this seutinieut prevails,
likely .to fix upon Mr. Bristow as
representative. Tiiat this remark
bo given an undue importance, I will
that Mr. Blame per
the greatest strength atndng
i only it is always doubtful
pullers
fe
■s they may hav
formidable
political circles ;
ticians aud the self-constituted
control the
.ii
ASSERTION
Tho Weste
Htates will
incumbered hy the " favori
There will be
West iu r
probably no :
that will not be
with tbe
of
the
tbe Cincinnati Convention,
ictio
dily thrown off to take
io shall develop
the
is that such
didute will be either Mr. Blaine or Mr.
if tbostiuggle with the
extreme Boutheru element beoimes
w, and the late
..i
its
strength with referee
iie grea
n
bis
tbe
. The inipreshii
Bristow—tbe f
pronounced
if the necessity of reforming tiie oivil ser
vice «hall be palpably par
1
uded that tbe former
must thoroughly clean his skirts of any
and all the scandals which
I »i-nioci h
ix on him. TL
p'.icit faith i
Mr. Bris
iu this regai d.
Kltockliitf Double « raged y .
Jlie 1'iiiladnlpli
of the 20tb,
tb
1 :—A shocking tragedy
ay niomiug, belt
o'clock, at No. 1092 B
a double
Schuh ai
Uie soll-dostr
Dr. Bciiuli.
g"
aud elevf
amed F
suicido, a pliysi
i
g Iba victi
of
If 1
yester-lay
e of Mr« Keh
d
j»»«« went
informed lier tha
y ill, and that he believed > ho li
-fo was danger
of
kun pci
. Tho lady we
offioo of Dr. T. V. Crandall. No. 1G13
Eighteenth street, and sum uoned hi
the house uf Dr. Bcbuli. Thu «
immediately obeyed, aud, on
of the parités, Dr. Crandall
Bcbnh lying doad on the floor, shot thro igh
the heart with a revolver lying ch
S,
the
I the
3
Dr.
beside
e wifu was also lying ou the floor,
though ehe had rolled off the s)fa.
that
dead.
No
se has boon
ting tlie due.]. Dr. b.
1 for c
iu only occupa
of
nd, a.
they bad lived tb
neighbors we
.th
them, lie i« ab i
50 v
nid. a lins«
gi d about
by birth, while ins wi
A bottle, which still
uf pruseio acnl, was found in the
"Inch tb« bodies lay. i'hn parties lived in
apparently couiforiablo oiicutn«tauoos, tiie
of a goixl medi
cal practice. Tlie remnants of tho
ai wore discovered iu tlie dining
ntly, been partukuu
i. The ducua«ed were
g people and their neigh
littiu about ll
of the neighbors, bo<
s jealous of Lis wife's youth
ul from wiiat can be
to believe that w
i
of
di
i.
g in possess
mid iiad, appa
of by'
dv
e per
5 'I
a
Hor
tho
and Loauty :
tamed, there
e lilt
outed his wife with
ifi
of
j-ialottuy, in p
Doctor w
public, their bickeriugs through
e frequent. The
the
yet
E\
a fine looking uiau
plexion, while his wife was yi
complexion, and exceedingly' p
if fail
all
E Aster i
I
The barn
•f Owen Lowrey
ail in
fr
aland,
a« burned, wi
eins, indu ling 400
tbe 14.ii.
Hon. 8. T. E
of his farm«, alao in Qt
Hi»«
e's, tbo
ai
1
cords of Q iL'Ui
ty will
hereafter be iuduxwj by G
cpbull s syotem.
jail proportions
shad
a haul
«r day
Fishing is dwindling
Mr.
aud
bly
tiie
mer Giioptauk.
WlH
«ed to bu caught by tbe b
-1 red
of
;ed
each fieherv. \Vi. rs
bavo produced
The " 8
earner Highland Light 1
r tchuduio that there
inlay trips to the Ghop
people inked the change,
is ovor at the u
so al*
ed 1
will he
k. The
Eastern Shu
(had fishing
•nth of tl
Ch •
ik, and the
laid
way
Thomas Hubbard, residing at Clark's c
, iu (j'i°uu Anne's Co
a pistol from bia
unty, accidental!
ch while dra win
8
pocket,
e day last
insula, tbe
tho
At tho lower
id of the P'
I 2
q
far tut
lun
fho
s Cove?
young cult with
ough
f Talbot countv, 1
. Who
be there is & little tuft of hui
lot
that of a rabbit.
l'ei
E. \V. WilliHUHon, residing
™ I ».
Lai
lias grown p
gli for table use.
on, largo
'
!
■ P
.tli
I. Dl
gren*« Kummer Heai
«Ion
The Washington
mirai Dahlgre
Mountain 11-IUH4, local, d
or the
iqnko, and in the
battle- field of Antictam
H tl
Mrs. Ad- ,
1 the Boutli 1
bas pun
txtrum
Mouu
«
Nt
(1-t of
Altlu ugh
t, the place had pro
tiie
ihe
ing
ly acquired a ins
ng been a freq
II. Ben
bocau-e of
t uf He
J. Crrttou
lt rr»o
bu
Clay, Thom
den, Gen. Andrew Jack«
or üt i e britie«. It wifi In
Dahiifreu
6
Jo
ou, ai d many oth
llttol up by Mre
her Builiuu
Vlitii-rnii
Julge Williams
id Dr. Eiiiot, went flsh
Caddo Lake, Tens, and a Midden
thoir boat. T
K«»« Ups
bed i
lies fro
I
and
eir boat
t nearly three
was blown a
11
»I»
lay
the
sli
;er, fatigue
they fe
!
asleep and
PPed off
r, but the plnuge quick
to tbe wi
ikenudth
Its
, and they got b»cki
They w
last rescued by
to lock for their
ed
H.
an
of
let*« C«
Hal i*<
ftft hi
John O Whittier h
Gan
dud as his ode for the
•s. The words are said
ai Hawley, in
opcniug cer
be very buanliful, and a
to Prof. Payne, of Hartford, to bo se
uric. We see it stated, by the
purchased a h
Portland, Maine, and intend» to remove
there permanently.
tiie
that Wnittirr b
LOCAL AFFAIRS.
A Serien« Fir»-.
PARTIAL DESTRUCTION
ISDlAROa
Shortly after 4 o'olook, yesterday aftor
), a tire broke out in the wed mill of
the'Posey Bros., at 13th and Poplar street«,
imrtially destroying the building. Tlie fire
was communicated by some foreign sub
passing with the raw material
through the picker machine, which gave
out a spark and kindled a dame which it
reariilysupp
much combustible material.
The da
Oiled the
solid ahnet which enwrapped all the
uf«Cured wadding an>l
tlie dry and storage mount. Of the for
was inipossib!
ng
spread rapidly and eoon
bjilding with a
of
material iu
hundred bales.
worth from #6.
latter only a small
was pretty well
of prepared wadding
tmuallv large, having
a sudden falling off in ordere, which, up to
, had been very brisk and auflicieiiL
keep tbe afll miming to its full capac
tiA
vented the
fti. each, .and of the
quantity,
ked up Tbe quantity
as tbe
undated through
i.t
ty.
of tbe fl
ruction of thq stock,
wind» becomes raw material aud may be re
worked as soon as dry. The dames burned
obatiuatelv iu this material, sod although
djodeof water from tbe creek and water
pipes
1
upon it, it waa aflame
time. A considérable portion was
entirely destroyed, but the major part waa
oulv damaged. Tbe building, 100x75 feet,
ami «eparated-by a brick wall into the dry
ing and storage departments, is not serious
ly injured. On oue side the bnikling the
roof a til I remaitiH, but on tbe other it i«
pretty well destroyed,
room and machinery, in tbe acuth end of
tbe building, eecaped all damage, and will
in motion in due time. The
building will be repaired at once, and
work will go on aa uraal. Not more than
be
nppage. The cotton mill
side of the street, wbioh
is still
down during the fire.
The total loss, Pussy Brothers think,
exceed #2.000. There ie
e either upon tiie stook
is due the fir
of work by tbe
the other
unharmed,
shut
niug, and did
Will
building. It
say that they acted
promptly aud effectively, as without the
exertion which thev put forth the. loea
would have b^en far greater. All tiie bom
iu service, but their united
pâmes w
streams had not suppressed the fiunee
hour after they began to play upon the
building.
A Little Hoy Starved*
bvoovxb POnei
GUILD.
Thursday afternoon a case waa heard be
fore Euq. Hagauy, tho particulars of which
appe
Li'
follows ; A colored woman
ed Caroline Jackson, with a
about
red from down tbe
PoniuHula
this city uoarly a year ago, and
labor she left
little boy witb Mary Elizabeth Hnrtt
McCaullcy Street,tlie latter agreeing to take
< of tbe ohild. Everything
KO
n well enough
last winter
when the friends became foep, and* Mrs.
give up tbe boy
bis mother, who removed from that neigh
borhood. Be
e door would bo ala
tbe bo
Tbe'shneiico t f the child from the streets
ries beeid bv tbe ueigh
reports of ill treatmeut,
e Utile fél
Hunt Lhen refused
mg repeatedly to get him
ied in her face, ami
outside of the
d tlie repeated
ilil Tuosdiy morning, when
escaping from liis prison, made a
ed
low,
break for liberty. He started
a pool of water, but be
•maciated aud weak from actual atar
u ha («U, hy whuk liawkiaonuil te«
vuior was upon lnm, and takiug him by
o neck dragged him into
.va him a severe beating.
tb
bouse, aud
Tbe mothur,
u day, made complaint before Esq
g"
Hog«
Mrs Hum,
up without
desired
evening the boy was
a condition
mg her to gi
the boy
had
further trouble.
Ti
effect,
bis mother,
us frt
ed
nosed
3l*p
r. " ü
«nuiethm
r 'K ,vo
e first rcqiits
of
1(1 MO
it had to be
borne and
the child
ou both
ied tl
tlie
S, |u.ro'
ice si
literally in arly s
fie
body and
the blows
fellow I ottered ns lie attempted to walk.
en taught good
bruised and
r from
The poor little
had received.
.I'ul-l--.1
.ly for
d his that
a
offer
that
t I -11 r i
had
A t»cuiukiil«r llelocauki.
BURNED
ik OltlUiN or
A teirible casualty occurred
i Tuesday night which involved the death
a burning
Grisfield
of suv
building. They
family,
sous who perished i
ire all
of
1 I,
ihildrou. Tbe
of the affair which have readied
full. We t
abie to gat
u tho
Tbe di«ai
tie
fa
ned fctaut, who
Ac
Clu-saties
X creek,
old Jllr.
in miles from Cn
eigl
.Slant and his wife hod goue to
ng, taking w.th the
children Five oil
of t li--1
left atIu
s, father-in-law of Mr.
i. .During tl;
the dwelling took lire
yet explained, and
m charge of Mr. Toack.e
E\
iti rely c ms
I,
all
Htes being burned
, and ail bave bt
supposed that a lamp
ig tue burning oil
is of the house,
so «piedily euveloped
they could uot reach Uie
death.
trod
I Del
bodies bave s
ong tho del
ed. It i
fr
plo lud. eoa
of
h. i
flame
ai d
A
ist singular
e allai:
in
was the failure of
flames, although
Tbe ilium.
Crislield, and
of tlie real at
oompauymg horrors,reached that
i'ii the people was much affected bv it.
Mr. Btant is well l
aud upright geuth
bly settled iu life.
lity is
ckly settled.
when the ur.oh.go
i,
l, who
Fires Aloug Uie P. ftt . ft H. H. II.
DBSTRUC 1
ADKRDKkN—EoUEsT
(.LOW KL K VON.
Quite a de-truotivo fire, says the Elktnn
Aberdeen station,
Whig,
tho P. W. A 13. R. R,
nr red
Thursday, about
2 o'clock P. M. The tire originated
dwelling home and commuuioated from it
if the P. W. A B. It. R. Co.,
oly c.
a I
1
l'ei
partially
».
bv the b
of
k
f
ils b ring heated io a white
is heavy, the coûtent« of
ng valuable,
oke
' below Eikton, on Friday, which
>le territory by
niug
flames bad uot
V
Rr-r ab!«, tl
boat.^ The
P
id
in tlie
, h"'
UÄrn
As tlie
be high wind
North '
T/.x —Thus far,
us paid by oolurud people,
ied to tbe county treasurers by
tiie hundred collectors, has readied tlie
Delaware Association. The
letters, a few days ago, to all
ihe collectors in tbo Btato, respectfully ask
ing whether they had received auy or the
ch. To this only
do auy reply whatever, E.
»pp, of Mispilliou, Kent county, states
iat he br.B colh cted #2C 05 ; W. B Weir,
>uuty, reqHires
#t»4 Sfi cull« cted, and #22 68 outetanding.
Treasurer Herbert, who lias always
c vility to tlie Delaware Asso
is that he ie informed
co 1 lectori iu New C
Christiana ; aud #10 or
hoped
Tue CoL'i
oue of tl
bu
of
if s
bow
Clay Creek, Ui
sli
#40
#50 had b(
hundred ; #7
#15 in Mill Creek. It
the«e fund« will soon reach tlie Association.
Its work.
»if
far, since last Fail, has been
iducted eutirely npou private stibecrip
and revenues coming f roux tbe invest
ed fluids of tbe Africau School Boeieiy.
Re-appointed. —•
Governor Cochrau bas re-appoiuted Janies
H. Groves, of Hmynia, State bnpenuteudr
unt of Public School«. No one else pat in
an application. Mr. Groves baa achieved a
fair degree of success iu tbs organization
of bis important work, and bia ro-appoint
ment wan lo be expected.
SUPSKINTBND

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