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GOOD HALF WOOL DRESS GOODS at
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BED COMFORTABLES at $1.25 & $1.50.
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Thomas Wright has been appointed jani
tor of the Governor's office.
Sarah J. Smith yesterday filed suit to be
divorced from YVilliam 31., and Thomas
from Caroline McManamann.
31 r. Daniel Sidley has been prospecting
in the "Western part of the city, with a view
of investing in real estate.
Several Buffalo capitalists have been in
the city prosjccting for a site upon which to
erect a large sugar refinery.
Indianapolis packers have .slaughtered
318,24 hogs since November 1. as against
288,000 during the same period last year.
Lou Leslie, for cruelly mistreating his
wile, was fined $50 and sentenced to serve
thirty days at geological pursuits by the
The hose company No. 9, has taken pos
session of the new residence corner of Sev
enth and Ash ßie. Success and eon ten t
xnent to them.
William R. Thompson has been ap
pointed one ot the pages in the House. His
istruly a merited appointment, and Willie
fills the bill in every particular.
Go to Louis Eichrodt's. 99 Indiana Ave
nue, for Mrs. Freeman's New National Dyes.
For brightness and durability of color are
unequaled. Color Irom 2 to 5 pounds.
Price, 15 cents.
Representative Furnace, of the Marion
County delegation, was one of the most
active workers for the recognition of col
ored men in the Legislature. Colored vo
ters will do well to make a note of this.
Brown, the colored man who was arrested
on the charge of having inflicted serious in
Jury upon Mr. Peck, a former Councilman,
in a row at the last election, was dismissed
last Saturday, the Grand Jnry failing to find
Burrell Artes, the colored boy who
snatched Mrs. Mollie Lotte's puree, con
taining a large amount of money, on
Tuesday afternoon, was arraigned before the
Mayor yfeienlay, and nt to tlie Criminal
Court on information where lie pleaded
guilty to the charge of grand larceny and
was sentenced to serve tive years in the
Penitentiary by Judge Heller.
Secretary of State-elect Dr. Hawn will
take his place next Monday.
Mrs. Zaehariah Milton has been quite ill
hat er residence on West North St.
Let every young man in the city turn out
and hear Watson, the evangelist," Sunday
Light at Bethel Church.
The Hooier State Mills, artially de
stroyed by fire .some time ago, will be rebuilt
ready for the spring trade.
A petition is being quite freely circulate
in this city asking the appointment of Gen
eral IL S. Foster as Postmaster.
Clearance sale of hosiery, gloves and
mens' underwear, at the Fancy Bazaar, 6
E. Washington street. Pri.-es ducd25to
40 per cent.
Mary Brown, the murderess, ww trans
ferred from the County Jail to the female
reformatory, Thursday. Ifbheis only al
lowttfl to serve out her sentence, the final re
lease will not harm i"ity.
Policeman Carter Temple is tili confined
to bid bed with a severe attack ot inflama
tory rheumatism which at one time it was
feared would prove fatal, but his many
friends will be gratified to learn that he is
City Clerk Magner peems to have a clear
field for renoruination next spring. Mr.
Magner i thoroughly acquainted with all
the details of the office and has been a most
efficient officer. lie should be. called upon
to serve the city two years longer.
J. C. Hall has returned from a visit to
Oashvilie and Corinth, Mis., where he has
been visiting friends and completing a sale
of a portion of his Mississippi farm. Mr.
Hall visited the Fashville Baptist Institute
and was much pleased with what he saw
Thos. Fitcham, Bradford, Pa. writes: 4,I
encluse moi.ey for Spring Blossom, as I
said I would if it cured me. My dyspepsia
has vanished with all its eymptons. Many
thanks,! shall never be without it in the
house. Price 50c. trial bottles 10c.
Wm. II. Morrison, the popular council
man of the 12th ward, for two successive
terms and the well-known and genial friend
of everybody. Is a formidable candidate
before the present Legislature for director of
the Northern prison.
Gaorge Strobles 'great double act on the
sleigh is all thetalk on Indiana ave., now
George has eclisped his employer as a tumbler
he received the belt Monday although the
butcher says it was a hard belt on one end.
What say y m George?
There will be a meeting held to-night
uuder the auspices of Kev. B. F. Watson,
commissioner of education of the A. M. .
Church at Mrs. Dunlap'a 190 Mo. atreet, to
organize a Philomathian Society. All are
invited. We shall have more to fay of
this society in our next issue.
Mrs. Middleton, an elderly lad), presented
herself in the Criminal Court yesterday to
ascertain what steps she should take to
bring back her husband Jolm, whom she
.said had eloped with an "old maid" and
gone to Chicago, about four weeks ago. She
claimed to have been, married tohim twenty
two years, and did not Tike the idea of
separating from him at this stage of the
The revival meeting at Bethel Church
continues with increasing interest. Many
fersons are anxiously inquiring the way to
iie eternal. Rev. Mr. Watson, the evange
list, has preached every tight' for nearly
two weeks, There are five . praying bands
who are canvassing the city for Chrwt.
They are holding their meeting every after
noon from 1:3) to 2:30. Bible readings are
held from 3 to 4 at Vermont St. Church.
Many Christians are becoming very much
interested in the meeting. The meeting
will continue thronghout the week. Como
On Thursday evening, December JJO.h, in
the alley north of 123 orth West Btret a
large paiälev shawl with red centers, lie
turn to above address and receive $5 reward,
and no questions asked.
Fleshes from tbn North rant.
Prof. Wa'.son filled Rev. R. Titus pulpit
last Sunday evening. Mr. Watson is a re
fined genteman and of talent and ability;
and is heart and soul in the ministerial work
Not for n Fortau.
"Phew," I wouldn't marry her if she'd a
fortune. Poor girl, she'd be all right if she
took Spring Blossom, the best thing in the
world for offensive breath. Prices; 50,
trial bottles 10c.
Any one in the above named city , know
ing ot the whereabouts of Nathan Hall, who
some month ago resided at no 4 Post street,
will confer a favor on friends by giving his
presant location, Address Leader office,
ElYtor Ploate vopy.)
A first-class barber shop. Good stand on
West Washington, also a small lot of ci
gars and tobacco. Inquire of J. II. Ring
gold, 374 Kentucky avenue, room three.
C. A Webb, wholesale and retail dealers
in wood. Yard, corner South and Tennessje
streets. Residence, 22 Bismarck street.
Wood delivered on short notice. Telephone
connections with Maxwell's Coal Office.
lire! Ire! Fire!
The man who tried to build a fire with
wet wood, acts in a damp fuel-ish manner,
and is as bad as a man ref using to take
Spring Blossom when his face Is covered
with pimples and he's suffering from indiges
tion, billiousLess and Dyspepsia. Price:
60c, trial bottles 10c.
A Queer Ibas.
Last Tuesday morning about $4 o'clock
Mr. Shelton, orner of Michigan and Black
ford street was aroused from his virtuous
couch by a most heart-rending screaming at
his door, and upon opening the door to as
certain the cause found Willie Neal, who
while on his way to work at the New Den
ison was chased by three men, who upon
being asked why they were chasing him
made no reply but him ply asked the way to
Washington ttroot, Willie says they chased
him again until he met a policeman who
took him to the Den Hon.
ThU popular place of amusement, former
ly St. Clair Hall, is nightly producing new
features of amusement. 31 r. Robt. James,
the polite proprietor is determined not to be
excelled by any variety theater, in the city
in point of pleasing his patrons. Robt. Har
lan, com median from Montreal!, Canada,
and the ever effervescing "Vol" Moss, are a
whole ehow by themselves. Go and see for
yourself. The show evenings are 3Ionday,
Tuesday and Saturday, evenings of each
31 r. 3Iarver Banks and Miss Lucy Ball
were united in the holy bonds of matrimony
last Saturday morning.
3Ir. De Witt C. Griffith and Miss Fannie
M. Cady were united in marriage last Wed
nesday morning at the residence of the
bride, 235 California ttreet. , The Rev. Mr.
Bradley performed the ceremony. The
bride was dressed in cream-colored satin,
find was a perfect fclctur; öf tGfiUty.Ouly
a small Circle of relations and intimate
friends of the couple were präsent. They
were the recipients of many valuable and
beautiful presents. The couple left on the
afternoon for Dayton. Ohio, with the par
ents of the groom. May long long life suc
cess and happiness attend them on their
journey o'er life's stormy sea.
The Rev. B. F. Watson, Commissioner of
Education ol the A. M. E. Church, is assist
ing Elder Trevan in conducting the revival
meetings now being held at Bethel A. M.
E. Church, on Vermont street. The meet
ings during the past week have been very
interesting. Dr. Watson has conducted a
Bible reading at the Church at 3 o'clock
each day, and a revival meeting in the even
ing. Dr. Watson has made an excellent
im predion on the public. Iiis able and in
telligent discussion of Bible questions, and
his earnest persuasive manner make the
Doctor a most effective worker. The meet
ings will be continued during next week,
and thote who have not had the pleaAire of
hearing Dr. Watson will do well to embrace
SKCOJiD BAPTIST CHUKCH.
An interesting revival meeting was begun
at the Second Baptist Church last Sunday
evening. The meetings will be continued
during the next week, and no doubt as long
as the interest seems to demand.
H. F. McCarthy, wholesale and retail
druggist, Ottawa, Ontario, writes: 'l was
afflicted with chronic bronchitis for some
years, but have been corupleiely cured by
the use of Dr Thovjaa' Eclectric Oil, in
doBea of 5 drops on sugar. I have also pleas
ure in recommending it as as embrocation
for external use."
Appointments by the Governor.
The first official act of Governor Porter,
performed yesterday, was the appointment
of Howard Cale as a Notary Public. He
next appointed Captain Jas. R. Carnahan, of
Lafayette, to succeed General Russ as Adju
tant General of the State. The Captain is a
native of Tipiecanoe County, where his
father was a minister in early , days. He
served through the war, has been engaged
in the practice of law, and held several
oftices of public trust. A better appoint
ment could not have been made. The Gov
ernor also appointed Krank II. Blacklidge
as his Private Secretary. Captain Carnahan
was commissioned yesterday, but will not
occupy his office until Monday next.
National Bank Elections.
In accordance with the United States Stat
ute, yesterday was the time fixed for the an
nual election of officers of the National
Baaks. The elections reported resulted as
.Indians Katloual Hank Directors: William
Ooushlen. George Merritt, Daniel Stewart. K. 8.
McKee, W. J. Holllday, Morris R. Eddy, George T.
Porter. - -
Meridian National Hunk Directors: David
Macy, W. V. Gallun, J. E. Rofert.son. Charles
Mayer, l. A. RUhardhon. R. 8. Koter, Frederick
Fahnley, V. T. Malott and John Lmc
Merchants' National Hunk Directors: V. T.
Malott. David Macy, J. F. Pratt. J. S. Carey and J.
P. Freuzel: President. V.T. Malott: Vice-President,
J. F. Pratt; Cashier, J. P. Freuzel.
Indianapolis National Bank Directors: Thomas
II. Sharp-. 8. A. Fletcher. Jr., Theo. P. Hauehey,
rtigram Fletcher and William Wallace; President,
Theo P. Ilaughey; Cashier. Henry Latham; As
sistant (Vshier, Charle E. Ilall.
Uoternor Parier Boeepllon.
The reeption given by Gov. Porter and
wife at their elegant residence on Monday
evening was in every respect a grand affair.
From 8 o'clock till eleven there was a con
stant stream of callers. The Governor and
Mrs. Porter received their friends in the
most affable manner, having a good word
for evory one.
The Governor never appeared to better
advantage and Mrs Porter made a very fa
vorable impression upon all. Refreshments
were served by attentive waiters and those
dis-posed triped the light fantastic toe to the
strains of sweet muisc. Several colored
ladies and gentlemen were among the cal
lers. The occasion was indeed a very pleas
ant celebration of the marriage and intro
duction into office of one Indianas best and
most popular citizens.
11'Klt ftehool Notes.
Examination is about two weeks hence.
Ask Dan Thompson to give P. P. of dog
and bulb in Latin.
Four male Juniors were unable to eluci
date where Christ was born.
What calico quartet is that which sings
in the orridor about noon sometimes?
The junior thinks that Jim Thomas ought
to eat green persimmons. I withold my
opinion for the present.
Gray's manual of vertatrates went like
hot cakes last week, at $1.00. Some of the
pupils e?emed forlorn upon the return of
the old Bs. . ,
Harry Bowser, jr. and Richard Thompson
freshman, were successful aspirants to the
pagery of the Senate and Legislature re
31 r. Charles Jones of Michigan is stop
ping in this city.
B. D. Bag ley had been on the sick list
this week. Carter Temple is improving.
A. J. Farley of this city and E. Ba
Terra iisute are Dieras in tne iiouso ot Rep
It is with pain that we announce the
death of Miss Julia Woodson, a graduate of
Oberiin College at the residence of her sis
ter Mrs. Newton, in St. Louis.
The stalwart form of Aaron Toodle, Esq.
ofVincennes has been noticeable in the
hotel lobies and legislative corridors since
the assembling of the Legislature.
The many friends of II. W. Parker, for
merly of Terre Haute, will be glad to know
that he is very pleasantly located at Cairo,
Ills., as principal of one of the schools there,
and proposes to grow up with the country.
A Daring Daylight Robbery.
A bold theft was committed on the corner
of Illinois and Walnut streets, yesterday
afternoon, which came near involving the
los, to a lady, of a considerable sum of
money. 3Hsü Mollie Lotte, a resident of
Rush County, boarding at No. 81 East Ver
mont street, who U here under medical
treatment for partial defne.ss, was passing
down the street toward her boarding place,
when a colored boy snatched from her hand
a purse, containing $3,500 in United
States bonds, a $1,700 check, $3 in cash and
other valuables. She immediately gave the
alarm and attracted the attention of a
colored man whom she informed of her low,
itointing out the direction the miscreant
had taken. He gave chase and followed the
boy west as far aa West street, where he ran
acrohs two iolice ofticers and put them on
the track of the thief. The officers suc
ceeded in capturing the boy after a sharp
chase. He gave his name at the Central
Station as Burt Artes, and is repre
sented tobe an old offender.
Them Statutes I What a noise they are
Speaker Ridpatb, of Brazil, wields the
gavel as one born to rule.
Unanimity is the order of the day. Gen.
Harrison has a unanimous promenade to tie
U. S. Senate.
Senator Bischowiki of Vigo has intro
duced a bill establishing a State Beard on
School Text Book.
Mr. Frank Ryan, of Evans ville, represents
th TrlbuM? of ihxt city, in the sessions of
the General Assembly.
The Republican member of the Legisla
ture show a Commendable desire to expidite
businefis and cut down expenses.
Representatives Morgan and Melrath had
a bill it!lrJut.-ed this week looking to the
establishment cf a Superior Court in Vigo
The Legislature could not have selected
two gentlemen better qualified to dweharge
the duties of ehif clerks than 31esrp. Nixon
The Democratic members of the General
Assembly show a slight inclination to pile
up expenses. They are doubtless trying to
fix up an ''issun" upon which "to go before
HKLIUIOUS aSD LITfeKtRT,
Rv. T. II. Mansou, of Jone' Tabernacle
has been conducting a revival the past week,
at his church, to large congregations. We
are told that the greatest difficulty that the
posters of our Beveral churches have to con
tend with in conducting thiir revival., is
the lack of religious warmth and active co
operation from the members of the cnurc.h,
which should not be, to injure great results.
The einnere, "the lookers-on in Vienna," are
certain to watch the "caints" of the church,
and if they feein cold and indifferent, what
can be expected from the bad people?
The ccoir at Jones' TaWrnacle is doing
very nicely. Mr.Tanner, the leader, being
the right man in the right place.
The revival at the Second Baptist Church
is largely attended.
The ''drop has been discontinued until
after the revival closes.
A good debater J. L. Evans.
A sweet talker E E. Outland.
An eloquent minister T. II. 31anon.
The bett essayist Miss Lulie Manson.
The best bass singer Prof. Lightbourne.
Two sweet eineers the Lewelen Sisters.
An accomp.Uhed reader 3lrs. Susie
Floyd. The Child.
Our correspoedence from Zenia,
Cleveland and Wilbcrtorce is crowd
ed out thi week unavoidably.
CI SI CI M ATI.
The boys are all trying to get the five
dollar gold piece offered by the trustees of
the Asylum, for the one who sells the most
tickets for the cantata.
Several oi the the young gents are maVing
arrangmenU to attend the Inaugeration of
We will 8-cu have the cantata of Daniel
in full costume, by the Y. L. and G. S. C.
Miss Callie DeBoyd will leave for New
Orleans shortly, to the regret of her many
Miss Gussie Clark, of Wilberforce, passed
through our city Saturday en route home,
after upending New Years day with friends
in Louisville, Ky.
Several of the young gents will visit Col
Hart's Minstrels closed while in our city.
The Columbus gents did not come down
New Years day, aud the ladies were very
George Marshall spent New Years day in
Chicago and rays it is a gay city.
31r. Fox of Springfield, O. fpent New
Years day in our city.
3Irs. McGuirl, nee 3IUs Ella Smith, will
visit our city soon.
The genial W. J. Tayloa, of Lexington
has gone south.
Mr. H. Tipton, of Louisville, is visiting in
Mr. J. G. is playing sad havoc, with the
The Big Four, have returned from thir
The Hon. George W. Williams spent
Sunday in our city, among his many friends
Mrs. Edgar Watson is visiting friends in
Col u ml -us.
The Columbus ladies played smash with
several of the young gents hearts.
Col. Harlan has returned after a pleasant
visit to Louisville.
The Hon. George W. Williams was very
much pleased with his visit to New 3Iexico.
3Iiss 3IcKnight, ef Lebbannon, is visiting
her sister, Mrs. Cox, of Providence st.
Mr. Chas. McKenney spent New Years
day in Frankfort, Ky.
We regret to anuounce the death of Mr.
J. Büchner which eccured at his residence,
Mr. J. Loomis, a very elever gentleman,
of Cleveland is in our city.
Why is it that we don't hear any more
from Xenia Gus.
We know a young gent who is going
to Columbus, on the first excursion.
Tne ladies looked very charming New
We will have to wait four more years.
Mr. Andrew Hunster, of Portsmouth, O.,
was in our city Wednesday en rout home
after a pleasant visit to Lexington, Ky.
Mr. Will Sears, of Washington, D, O,
was in our City this week.
Subscribe for the Leader f.r 1881.
Rev. 31 artin Coleman occupied the pul
pit at Way man's chapel last Sabbath.
Wesley Burton, of Wabash, is in the city
looking for a location.
Mrs. Katie Brown is vuiting ' her son in
Mr. Wm. Terry the egotistic knight of
the razor, is out sheeting quails, the law to
the contrary notwithstanding.
Mis Lotta Jor.es has just returned from a
a lengthy visit among friends in Vigo
Mil' s Mollie Johnson, who has been ill
during the holidays, is now convalescent,
thanks to dame nature and the medicine
Frank Lynn Mats contemplates going
into business for himself, having drawn out
his interest in his father's shop. It is not
every youi.g man of twenty-one summers
who can show a balance of $1,000 cash, all
earned by himself. No Indianapolis girl
1W old seedy Luther Benson is going
into the barber business.
Neely Gallagher makes it hot for the
coons on the hill.
Our famous tragedian, Fred Marsh is
going to emigrate.
St. Paul Chapel, under the pastoral charge
of the Rev. Tolliver, is being regaled spirit
ually with a most powerful revival, it is
said that last winter this Church uxperienced
one of the most powerful visitations, but it
is now said that this present inspiration ex
ceeds it. Last Sunday night that capacious
house would not hold the people, scores of
the citizens, white and colored, had to be
turned away. It is the lot of this pastor,
Rev. Tolliver, wherever he is sent to build
The Rev. Mrs. Tolliver, wife of the Rev,
Tolliver, whom we all love so dearly, is
called away to her old home, Cincinnati, to
the bed-side of her youngest sister, who is in
a dying condition. Vox,
SAVED PROM TUfiriSfcL VHS.
One day last week the writer gladly em
braced his first opportunity to visit the
House of the Good Sherherd,and took passage
in the White 3Iaria, the legal name of Captain
Forbes' vehicle, dedicated to the purpose of
transferring prisoners from the city to this
institution. The management of this char
itable institution is so far removed from
politics that one may express the utmost
faith in it without fear of incurring the im
putation of social gluttony. While a prison,
lis spirit is wholly reformatory, and confine
ment there, is regarded with dread only by
such unfortunate and misguided women as
would not be saved from themselves. Pope
wrote with Inspiration full upon him:
Vice Is a moubter of such hideous meiu.
That to be hated needs but to be seen ;
Though seen too oft, familiar with il face,
We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
A large per cent, of the female votaries
are not only reconciled, but in love with
their vicious surroundings. No sort of edu
cation has ever elevated them, and from
infancy, perhaj, they have been accustomed
to brutal associate. The idea of a higher
Elane of life maj' never cave entered their
eads. Closed to them iH every avenue that
does noi lead to what is known as the slums.
"There are but passing few men," a philo
sophical woman has observed, "capable of
an unselfish friendship for woman." If rhe
is without friends among her own sex, she is
friendless. As social statics are at prent,
but few ladies feel called upon to do the
duty that broad views upon the subject
would indicate. The individual woman
may be developed far above it, but the
Pharisaical doctrine, "I am holier than
thou," is to society as inexorable as the laws
of the Medes and Persian. The fallen of
the sex realize this, and to avoid the pres
ence of contempt as well as to find sympa
thy, they seek kindred associates where
their imperfections are accepted without
protest. But this age, however much we
may inveigh against its insincerity, and
charlatanism, is characterized, as evidenced
by these charitable institutions, by a wider
and deeper sens; of Christianity than was
ever known to the world before. With all
of God's creatures this is true:
There's not a night so dark, but morn will come;
There's not a grief so great, but joy'll succed It;
There's not a soul so lost, but there is some
Bright cord of love, by which the Lord inav
The House of the flood Shepherd is ac
complishing glorious results. Mayor Caven
is often solicited by women acquainted with
the institution, by having served a sentence,
to interpose for their readmission. One wo
man, whose intelligence and candor were
such as to attract particular attention, said
to him: "I have tried to live proper, but
my husband treat me very badly, and the
neighborhood in which we rent is immoral
and vicious. Finding it impossible with
these associations to be as I should be, I ask
again to betaken to the Sisters." A large
number of inmates, no longer prisoners,
have the same history. The good work is
shown to-the authorities in the decrease of
this character of crime. The number of ar
rests is not near so great as before it was es
tablished. The White Maria, upon the occasion of
the visit, contained two prisoners, one of
whom had been there before. The soot of
the city was upon their faces, and the effects
of the debauch for which they had been
condemned yet lingered in their swollen
eyes. The girl familiar with the institution
got brighter as the vehicle n eared its desti
nation. "The Sisters will know ine," she
said. "They are real kind-luarted old la
dies, but there is no nonsense about them.
When I was out there before I got to liking
the house and place real well, and I was not
a bit glad when my time was out."
"What did you have to do?" asked the
"They put me in the laundry. That is my
trade. I ought to have stuck to it. A per
son never makes anything by quitting their
trade," she replied, with the gravity of a
philosopher, but concluded with the sigh
of a woman.
"Did you have to work very hard?"
"O, no, the work is not disagreeably hard
just enough to give one an appetite."
"Do they set a pretty good table?" asked
the strange girl, with the air of a traveler
inquiring for the best hotel.
"Yes," was the reply, "it is perfectly
splendid as good as you will get any place.
And everything is so orderly and regular.
0, it is no bad place to live by any manner
Five of us ascended the stepsCaptain
Forbes, an olticer, the two prisoners and the
writer. The door opened in response to a
bell, and we were received by a kind-faced
woman in the habit of the order. She
directed the gentlemen to a neat, cozy
sitting-room, and asked the prisoners to fol
low her. There was a partition f lattice
work upon one side of this room. We had
not long remained sitting before an older
and very courtly-looking woman came
through a door that opened into the lattice
work. We were presented to her by Cap
tain Forbes. She was the Mother Superior.
High positions, either in Church or State,
seem conducive not only to longevity, but
fine presence. The writer has never looked
upon a distinguished ecclesiastic or member
ot a royal family, either male or female,
who were not healthy specimens of human
ity. The royalty consists of the Emperor
William, the Crown Prince and Crown
Princess of Germany, Prince Albert, Prince
and Princess of Wales, the late Senor
Victoria, San Pablo and his squaw. Captain
Forbes informed the Mother Su jerior that the
gentlemen who accompanied him desired to
Took at the house a request she appeared
verv ready to grant. A description of this
will be brief. Everybodj appeared cheer
ful, and everything was scrupulously clean.
The polished whiteness of the carpetless
floors suggested to the writer that he was no
longer in America, and he asked of the
Mother Superior, "Are you German?" Her
answer was, "No, sir; I am English."
Although there was snow without, every
thing was sunny and pleasant within. Even
the women at work in the wash-room amid
the steam and white flecks of suds were sing
ing merrily. This was strange to the writer,
for during the generation to which he prop
erly belongs wash day was attended with
serious results in the way of an irritable
temper, noodle soup for dinner and no ques
There are no unruly characters in the in
stitution at this time." The Mother Superior
said that the hardest subjects with whom
she had had to deal were colored girls.
They were so accustomed to tak
ing and receiving blows that
they were perfectly incorrigible. They were
incapable of appreciating any kindness, and
she had to request the Mayor to send them
elsewhere. The only punishment here is to
inclose in a dark room. This, with the class
of prisoners accepted now, never fails to
subdue, though formerly the Marshal and
his Deputy were frequently summoned.
The prisoners have come to know that if
they outrage the discipline at the House of
the Good Shepherd a dungeon at the Sta
tion House yawns to receive them. The
moral effect of this has been excellent. The
cost to the city for prisoners at this institu
tion is not half as much as board at the
County Jail. The Sisters keep cows, make
much of the butter consumed at the House,
and have still other economic resource.
The family at present consumes three bar
rels of flour per week. This is baked in
great generous loaves that would do honor
to any establishment in the city. The
officials of Indianapolis are justly proud of
the House of the Good Shepherd. Of all
the Charitable or Christian Institutions it is
one of the most creditable to our civilization.
S3 W. Washington St.. Bates llotel,
Largest and but Msortment of Trarellofr Bags,
Trankt, English Sole-leather Trnki, V&lir,Crpt
Bg, Ladl' PreM Tranks, Traveling Trunks, Kie.
BEPA1ELNG NEATLY LOKE,
Carpets, Wall Papers,
IjLACE CURTAINS, SHADES.
THE CHEAPEST PLACE
19 West Washington Street.
SEE THEM BAKE AND THEN BOY ONE AND TRY I'.
JR P. SMITH & CO.,
Ao. 35 IVoi'tli Illinois 5ti-oet.
CHEAP BREAD. CHEAPER THAN FLOUR.
If you desire the best and CHEAPEST BREAD, ask your Grocer for
Bryce's Large-Sized Five Cent Loaves.
BRYCE'S " VIENNA liREAD " and BRYCE'S P.OSTON BREAD aie equally cheap.
Bryce's Hread and Bryce's Butter Crackers are unexcelled as to quality.
W. A. A I. X. PAT f I SOX,
WlioVihl. and Ret nil Druggist., 100 Käst Waebing.
ton bt. tirgical Iu.truoieiit. a ncialty.
ENGLISH'S OPERA HOUSE.
WILL E. ENGLISH, 8ole Proprietor and
WEUHESDW EVENING, JANUARY 19 A
The man whom all psop'.e want to hear. Tlie
world 'h moKt eloquent orator,
The only opportunity to hear his great lectnre
n MS LATER
POPULAR PRICES: Reserved
Seats, 75c. Admission, 50c.
Hatter and Furrier
No. 76 East Washington Street.
PeaW In all kinds of
GROCERIES, COUNTRY PRODUCE,
FLOUR AND FRESH FISH-
3S0 X. BLAKE St., cor. Nonli aul Clake.
DR. T. N. WATSON.
453 East North Street.
JAMES T HILL,
Attorney at Law and Notary Public,
OFFICE, WESLEY BLOCK,
Rear No. 28 Indiana At.
The Best and Cheapest place in this City to
buy Millinery Goods of every
52 NORTH ILLINOIS STREET.
II. W. WHITE,
37 WEST MARKET ST.
WOovdt Made and Trimmed to order a SpcUltj
Fine LVIILLINEBY ESTABLISHraiEfiT
TO BUY THEM IS AT
.A. 1ST JD BST.
J P. & W. W. WEAVER,
Undertakers and Furnishers,
33 N. Illinois St., Y. M. C. A. B'ld'g,
prie- are a low ns nt other embliMimebt iu ihr
BliANCH OFFICE r Illinui-and Mwith tft;
me ! lull linoot ilckaani Liver. A com-
atteudant t both Office. iJ and bight.
J. H. F. TOMPKINS,
190 I ii di una Avenue,
A in! Dealer in
PURE DRUGS AND MEDICINES,
No Stale Goods Kept ou Hand.
Special atteutiob puid to tb totupouoditiK of ft
crijti.n at II farm a, day auo rugM.
J. C. HEBETH & CO.,
SHIRTS & DRA.WEBS
MADE TO ORDER
No. 37 W MARKET Street, Indianapolis
IDelr io Stapl and For
LOS Indiana -Asre
Dealer in all kind of
FaESH and salt meats,
North West and Ind. Ave. Meat Market
UOO Kortli West Ht..
C. A. WEBB,
Sawed and Split, or by the Cord.
lU-nt barg in In tbe city. DliTt rim an;w hr''lu
the city on lort notk. Call at yatd,
Cor. South and Tennessee Sis.
BOARD IT WM iE DAY.
JIEALS AT AL.I, HOI KS.
CARUTHERS & GLEN.
69 South Meridian Street.
J. P. MAUER & SON.
Produce, Flour and Feed,.
WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS,
Corner Blake and Elizabeth Street
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