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BT J. LtttlAN CHIPMiS. ?tUgted l.y V. D. TU Free Press. W'a Poem ou "'Age, published Art growing old my boyhood's friend? Thou rt growiugold? Then soaui I; Yet scarce 'neath weight of years 1 ben J much as 'neatb thy plaintive cry. That cry for help for ago is prayer If man hut knew hi weakening pow'r; When cuinea the yellow leafand sear. No mars Mied light all heavens low'r. The at :ie sun shine which we of old In lusty buyhojd frolicked in; The moon, 'neath whom our loves we told. Is geutle now as e'er she's been. Some graves there are, some empty chain. And oh, aliti, some hearts are dark, And all along; t)i tide of years Lie stranded many a noble bark. Vet iu alt thU there lingers still A balm, as if of blossom brutstd. And all the sonl with joy will thrill At thought 01" tie forever looted. For strong and stronger eTry day The past wi lls up as age creeps on. The loves we loved in boyhood's way Glow tend'rer in the setting sun. A Talk With Indian Chiefs. BY MAURICE LAXDAUER. The rea.iors of Golden Days have doubt lors rend a great many 6torie3 of Indian ad ventures, and heard a great dial about the ignorance and cruelty of the red man. Kver since American novelists began to write, our book3 and magazines and story papers have been filled with strange tales of Indian life and manners how the Indians lived ia w:ivam3 in the forests; how they bunted and tithed all day, while their ill usi'd squaws stayed at home to do the work and mind the papooses; how they traded their skin for rifles and firewater," how they drank by day and scalped unoffending settlers by tiight;"how noble and loving and sublime some of them were; how they made love to the dusky maidens ot the forest; how they dressea and acted and walked and talked about the "Great Father' and the "Medicine Man" and the smiling sunlight'' and the "laughing waters" and the "happy hunting-grounds'' all these things the readers ci Golden Days have heard again and again, but very few of them have ever had the gcxd fortune to be face to face with a real, live Indian Chief, and talk to him about these things. I had a short time ago. A party of Ara pahoe and Cheyenne Indians, who came to Pniladelphia from the West on their way to Washington, were staying at the Bingham House, where I met and talked with the m. An Indian agent named Miles, and Captain Pratt, the Principal of the Indian school at Carlisle, Pa , were with them. The party consisted of the agent, the Cap tain, and a half-breed interpreter named Hubert Dent; Mis3 llobinson, a teacher in one of the Indian schools at the agency; Little Iitven and daughter, Left Hand and son. Yellow Bear and daughter, Iii; Ilrse and son, Bob Tail and son, Man-on-a-Cloud, 3Iad Wolf and Dan Tucker rather queer names. Pour of the Chiefs were Arapahoes and the other four were Cneyennes. They had just come from a visit to the Indian school at Carlisle, where all of the Chiefs, except Man-on-a-Cloud and Mad Wolf, have children, and the Chiefs were on their way to Washington, where they intended to negotiate an exchange of lands with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. They left the agency (which is situated in the Western part of Indian Territory, near Fort Iln), taking with them forty eight .young Indians twenty-eight boys and thirteen girls, all of whom were put to school at Carlisle. The Chiefs had just returned from a visit to the State Fair and the mint when I tound them at the Bingham Ilouse. They were pretty well tired out, and the interpreter ha 1 to coux them for a long time before they consented to talk. Th;;y all were dressed in full Indian cos tume. They wore moccasins and leggings and buckskin hunting-shirt, and some had blankets wrapped around them. Their moc casins and leggings were ornamented with beads and zephyr, and some of them wore feathers on their heads. One old fellow looked very funny in a costume made up of an old army blanket, a black vest, much too big for him, a new white shirt, and leggings and moccasins. A bow and a quiver full of arrows completed hia costume. The Chiefs didn't look at all like the pic tures in the books. They were copper colored, of course, but neither very tall nor very short, and most of them looked more like old women than men. But there was one exception. It was Little Ra ven, an Arapahoe chieftain, who never drew bow against the whites, and who al ways urged his people to educate their chil dren. y . . . r arra Little Raven is sixty-seven years of age, I ..c.x... -j j ' I although I would have taken him for a man of forty. or forty-five. He is a tall , well- formed man, with a large-featured.Etrongly-marked face denoting great intelligence. There is not a grav hair in the long black locks that fall so gracefully on his shoul ders. He is a great Chief among the Ara pahoes When I entered hi3 room, he arose from the bed on which he was lying, grunted loudly, held out his hand, and said, "how 1" Of course I coaidn t taiK to mm, out i toia me interpreter to tell him that I had come to hear what he had to say about the Indians The interpreter obeyed, and said further that I vas "the man who wrote for the pa per;." He understood what wa3 meant, and said that he would like to 6ee my article, so that he would know what I had written about him. His language ana gestures were very queer. You would have thought, had you heard him, that he was talking Chinese and Polish and Danish and Irish and Italian and Hebrew ft the same time. First he would sav something that sounded like Chinese; then he w.mld talk away down his throat, as if ho was choking, and utter a word that sounded like "gotchikoff," or some other Polish-sounding word; then he would change h;s voice.and again he would lower it and utter a sound as soft and liquid as the Italian. Dur ing this time he made the funniest gestures imaginable. He would swing his arms ab.mt,and strike h'13 head with hi3hands, and poand on his chest with hi3 clinched fist, and point with his forefinger to his eyes and ears and nose and mouth; then ho would stop suddenly, and lay one hand flat on the other, and wiggle his fingers as if he were trying to throw an image of a rabbit on the wall without tne aid ot a darkened room and a candle; then he would clap his thigh, and lift up o::e leg, and turn sharply around, and jump into the air and comedown again, and conclude his gymnastic evolutions with a loud 'how!'' You would have thought he was a live monkey on a stick, and he looked so nueer and jumped about so He said that he would tell his people to send their children to the school, as it would bo best for them. His own daughter, a girl of thirteen, was there, and two of his grandchildren, and he intended to keep them there until they were able to work, like the paleface. He said he knew how his pcoplo used to go on the war-path against the paleface. "I alwayj tried to keep peace with the white man," ne saia in nis strange language; ... ? 1 ?- 1 "and when the voung Chiefs put on their war-raint. I would talk with them, and tell them it was not wise to fight with the pale frs who come to our hunting-grounds to make friends with the Indian, and to trade with him, and to teach his children all the wise things which were written in the won derful books. But they would not heed my word?, for they were young and hot-headed, and their blood was as fire in their veins, and they rode over the prairie to scalp and to kill, and I would sit alone in my wigwam and weep, for I knew that the paleface was my friend." He was going to Washington, he said, to have a 'pow-wow" with the the Great Chief (the President) about ''lands," Then I told the interpreter to ask him for fun who would be the next Great Chief. Little Haven shook - his head bewilder edly, when the interpreter put the question to him, and grunted like an overfed pig, and looked as if he thought I was poking fun at him; but he wasn't as dumb as he looked He said, with a wave of his hand, that he didn't Know who the new "Chief would be, and that he would "speak" (vote) if ho could for the "Chief" who would give the Indian his rights, who would drive the bad paleface who sold him "fire-water" from his hunting-grounds, and who would have the good palefaces, like Captain Miles and Cap tain Pratt, come to the Indian and teach him to read and to write and to speak the language of the white man, and to write heap-big nonsense in the papers. With that the great Chief drew his blanket around him, and turned away, and I was not at all disposed to question him further, for the interpreter was patting him on the back, and Captain Miles who was standing bv lauched slyly, and he said, with a wink: "Big Injun not such fool, after all!" They say that after a monkey has been aeceivea oy a rea-not penny, ne is very careful in his future financial operations, and I was rather shy with the rest of the In dians. Little Haven's daughter a pretty, dark eyed girl of thirteen told me, in good En glish, that I might say what I pleased to any of the Chiefs, except Mad Wolf, who was very savage, and apt to resent any at tempts to make fun of him. Ue certainly looked savaee, and he was just the kind of X 1 11 u A m t I I n -I i .m ttAii r.Mi Ilr rc v a tvi srt it w.Vm I iuu,.uJUuUu uUi v w uiccs . J"- wern Inno nn thn rrirna Ilia fstna wns I were alone on tne prairies, ms lace was dark and forbidding, and he had a sneaking air about him that made me feel uncomfort able in his presence. The Chiefs didn't care to talk. Left Hand grunted when the interpreter ap proached him. and said "howl" and that was all. Yellow Bear was looking at the cartoons in a humorous paper. Man-on-a Cloud was fast asleep in his room riding on a real cloud perhaps, in his dreams-and refused tobe disturbed. Dan Tucker was mending his moccasins, with a fish-bone for a needle. But Big Horse, a good-looking younrr Cheyenne Chief, gave an interesting descrip tion of an Indian village. lib said that it was not at all like the vil lages one reads about. There were wig wams and dogs and all that, but the Indians don't go hunting as they used to, and leave the old men and the squaws and papooses at home. They all work now. Some of them are farmers, and others are teamsters and workmen at the Agency. No rascally trad ers come to the villages now the Indians to barter a valuable buffalo for a quart of "fire-water." They do all their trading at the Agency. They get thoir supplies ther, and not a drop of liquor is sold in or near the Agency. Agent Miles corroborated this, and said, further, that he hadn't seen a drunKen In dian near the Agency for five years. They are past that now. The Chiefs see the wis dom of leading sober lives, and they teach their people to imitate them. Big Horse and Bob Tail are young Chey enne Chiefs, having great power and in fluence over their tribe. Little Raven, Yellow Bear and Left Hand are at the head of the Arapahoes. They are all alive to the importance of educating their children A Ghost Story. Some years ago there was a lono house standing near a plantation not far from Guildford. This house nobody would ever take, because it was haunted, and strange noises were heard in it every night after dark. Several tenants tried it, but were frightened away by the noises. At last one individual more courageous than the rest, resolved to unravel the mystery, ue ac cordingly armed himself cap-a-pie, and hav ing put out the light, remained sentry in one of the rooms. Shortly he heard on the stairs pit-pat, a full stop, then pit-pat, a full stop again. The noise was repeated several times, as though some creature, ghost or no ghost, were coming up stairs. At last the thing,whatever it was, came close to the door of the room where the sen try was placed, and listening, his heart, too. chimed in with the tune pit-pat, rather faster than it was wont to do. lie flung open the door hurry, skurry, banp- Some thing went down stairs with a tremen dous jump, and all over the bottom of the house the greatest contusion, as ot tnou sands of demons rushing in all direc tions, was heard. This was enough for one night. The next night our crafty sentinel cstab lis tied nimselt on tne nrst landing, witn u heap of straw and a box of lucifer matches. . . ,T . . SisM-tn oil Tiro a ntnof llr ihn ctotTJ arrmn Soon all was quiet. Up the Stairs again I came the pit-pat pit-pat. When the noise was close to his ambush he scraped his match and set fire to his straw.which blazed up like a bonfire in an instant. And what did he see? Only a rabbit, which stood on hi) hind legs, as much astonished as was the sentry! Both man and beast having mutu ally inspected each other, tho biped hurled a sword at the quadruped, which disap peared down stairs quicker than be came up. The r.oise made was only the rabbit s fore and hind feet hitting the boards as he hopped from ono stair to the other. The rabbits had got into tho houso from the neighboring plantation, and had fairly frightened away, by their nocturnal wander ings, tho rightful owners tnereot. ine more courageous sentry was rewarded for his vigil, lor he held his tongue as to the cause of the ghost. He cot the house at a reduced rent, and several capital rabbit- pies made of the ghosts' bodies into the bar gain. win. There is no chance, no destiuy, no fate. Can circumvent or binder or control The firm resolve of a determined soul. Gilts count for nothing, will alone is great, All things give way before it, soon or late. What obstacle can stay the mightier force Of the sea-giving river iu its course, Or canse the ascending orb of day to wait? Each will-born soul rnnnt win what it deserves, Let tho fool prate of luck. The fortunate Is he whose earnest pnrdose never swerves, Whose slightest action, or inaction, serves The ono great aim. Why, evenleatn stanjs etiu And ait an he ur sometimes for such a will. Ella Wheeler. Purified Love. All men and women must love something. If our thoughts are pure we love birds, flowers and all beautiful things. In their contemplation we are happy, and there comes to our brain a steady strength. It is such a rest from labor to look up the fragrant flowers placed each morning on our desk to hear our pet canarv sing his roundelay of welcome to behold evidence of thrift and neatness all about, as these children of order and svsten reward tho senses. It is related of a man that he some times called his wife his little petite pet. People smiled at him because they did not understand his motives He held a warm, trusting, loving heart; a great, I manly love all about the obiect of that love, and so sho was his little pet his darling. I If T a e are UKe cnameieons and colors as we reed mentally. If wo love the beautiful we are happy, "if we love the coarse, the vulgar, the objects or influences that give no sweet return, life becomes a blank, the soul cracks and shrinks into a bundle of nailrods to lacerate the mental man, and we are on the direct road to ruin. What a world this world would be if all would only ornament their homes and their hearts by cultivating and keeping alive their love for pets, no matter what their form or con dition. THE MÜLK AND THE BEES A Kicking Mule' Sad Experience With a Uee-Hive. LockMalonein January California!!. I was visiting a gentleman who lived in the vicinity of Los Angeles. The morning was beautiful. The plash of little cascades about the grounds, the buzz of Dees and the gentle moving of the foliage of the pepper trees in the scarcely-perceptible ocean-breeze made up a picture which 1 thought was complete. It was not. A mule wandered in the scene. The scene, I thought, could have got along: without him. lie took a different view. Of course mules were not allowed on the grounds. That is what he know. That was his reason for being there. I recognized him. Had m it him. His lower lip hung down. He looked disgusted. It seemed he didn't like being a mule. A day or two before, while I was trying to pick up a little child who had got too near this mule's heels, he kicked me two or three times before I could tell from which way 1 was hit. I might have avoided some of the kicking, but in my confusion I began to kick at the mule. 1 didn't kick with him Ion g. He outnumbered me. He browsed along on the choice shrub bery. I forgot the beauty of the morning. Remembered a black-and-blue spot on my leg. It looked like the print of a mule's hoof. There was another on mv right hip. Where my suspenders crossed were two more, as 1 nave Deen intormed. Iney were side by side twin blue spots, and seemed to be about the same age. I thought of revenge. I didn't want to kick with him any more. No. But, I thought if I had him tied down jrood and it, so he could not move his heels, how like sweet incense it would be to first saw lm ears and tail smooth off, then put out his CUO TO l.U Ck ICU'UUi DlWii liliU J I ay Ad yt it h a ni K nf vrtlmw 4 hnn olrin hi m aiiVe, then run him through a threshing- ' o machine. W hile I was thu? thinking and getting madder and madder the mule, which had wandered close to a large bee-hive, got stung. His eves lighted up, as if that was just what he was looking for. He turned on the bee hive and took aim. He fired. In ten sec onds the only piece of bee-hive I could see was about the size a man feels when he has . QJf gad Th;3 ;ece ' fa h Tf . . ff r,,hrt . a rmo,, a,. amarmaA - good deal. They lit on that mule earnestly. After he had kicked the last bit of bee-hive so high that he could not reach it any more he stopped for an instant. He seemed try ing to ascertain whether the 10,000 bees which were stinging him msant it. They did. The mule turned loose. I never saw any thing to equal it. He was enveloped in a dense fog of earnestness and bees and filled with enthusiasm and stings. The more he , J , " kicked the higher he arose from the ground. i v i- i i I may have been mistaken, for I was some le bunalo-skin ...ui-'-, :.. j i . i .... wuai eitueu miu verj mucu uenguiu, out that mule seemed to rise as high as the tops of the pepper trees. The pepper trees were twenty feet high. He would open and shut himself like a frog swimming. Sometimes, when he was in mid-air, he would look like he was flying and I would think for a mo ment he was about to become an angel. Only for a moment. There are probably no mule angels. When he had got up to the tops of the pepper trees I was called to breakfast. I told them I didn't want any breakfast. The mule continued to be busy. When a mule kicks himself clear of the earth, his heels seldom reach higher than his back; that is, a mule's fore-legs can reach forward and his hind-legs backward until the mule becomes straightened out into a line of mule parallel with the earth and fifteen or twentv feet therefrom. This mule's hind-legs, however, were not only raised into a line with his back, but they would come over until the bottom of the hoofs al most touched his cars. The mule proceeded as if he desired to hurry through. I had no iuea how many bees a hive would hold until I saw that bee-hive emp tied on that mule. They covered him so completely that I could not see any of him but the glare of his eyes. I could see from the expression of his eyes that he didn't like the way things were going. 1 he mule still went on in an absorbed kind of a way. Hot only wa3 every bee of the disturbed hive on duty, but I think the news had been conveyed to neighboring hives that war had been declared. I could see the bees flitting to and fro. The mule was covered so deep with bees that he looked like an exaggerated mule. The hum of the bees and their mov ing on each other combined in a seething hi S3. A sweet calm and gentle peacefulness pervaded me. When he had kicked for an hour he began to fall short of the tops of the pepper trees. He was settling down cl03er to the earth. Nnmbpra Wfr tfillinor on him TTa Isvilrnrl distressed. He had always been used to kicking against something, but found now that he was striking the air. It was very ex baust ing. He finally got so he did not rise clear off the ground, but continued to kick with both feet for half an hour; next with first one foot and then the other for half an hour; then with his light foot only every few minutes, the intervals growing longer and longer, until he finally was still. His head drooped, his lips hung lower and lower. The bees stung on. Ho looked as if he thought that a mean, sneaking advantage had been taken of him. I retired from the scene. Early next morning I returned. The sun came slowly up from behind the eastern hills. The light foliage of the pepper trees trembled with, his morning caress. His golden kiss fell upon the opening roses. A bee could bo seen fly ing hither, another thither. The mule lay near the scene of yesterday's struggle. Peace had come to him. He was dead. Too much kicking against nothing. Billy Florence's Traveling Acquaintance. William J. Florence tells the following funny story to a reporter of the London Theater: "Once during a tour in the Western States an incident occured. in which I rather think I played the victim. We were en route Irom Cleveland to Cincinnati, an eight or ten hours' iourney. After seeing my wife comfortably seated I walked forward to the smoking-car. and. seating myself in the only unoccupied place, I pulled out my ci gar-case and ollered a cigar to lue person next to me. Ho was a man about sixty years of ago, gentlemanly in appearance, and of a somewhat reserved and bashful mien. Ho gracefully accepted tho cigar, and in a few moments we became engaged in conversation. "Are you going far West?" I inquired. 'Merely so far as Columbus," paid he. (Columbus, I may explain, is the Capital of Ohio.) "And you, sir,' he added interroga tively. " lam journeying toward Cincinnati. I am a theatrical man, and play to-morrow night at Cincinnati." I was quite a young man then, and fonl of avowing my profession. 'Jh indeed l lour face seemed familiar to me as vou entered the car. I am con. fident we have met before." "I have acted in almost every State of tho Union, said I, in a half-patronizing tone. "Mrs. Florence and myself are tolerably well known throughout the Northwest." Bless mel" replied the stranger, in sur prise; "is this Mr. Florence, the comedian? I have seen you act many, many times, sir; and tho recollection of Mrs. Florence's Yankee Girl,' with her quaint songs, is still iresn in my memory." "Do you propose remaining long in Co- lumDusr l asked. Yes for seven years," replied my com p anion. Thus we chatted for an hour or two. At length my attention was attracted to a little red-faced man with small, sharp looking eyes, who eat immediately oppsite us, and amused himself by sucking the knob of a large, walking-stick which he carried nursing in his arms. He had more than on 2e glanced at me in a knowing manner and every now and then giving a sly wink and shake of the head at me, as much as to say. 'Ah, old fellow, I know you, too." These attentions were so marked that I ultimately asked my fellow-passenger if he had noticed them. 'That man acts like a lunatic?" said I sotto voice.- 'A poor, half-witted fellow, possibly," re plied my companion. 'In your travels through the country, however, Mr. Flor ence, you must have often met such char acters." We had now reached Crestline, the din ner station, and alter thanking the stranger for the agreeable way in which he had en abled me to pass the journey up to this point, I asked him if he would join Mrs. Florence and myself at dinner. This pro duced an extraordinary series of grimaces and winks from tho red-faced party afore said. Tho invitation to dinner waj polite ly declined." The repast over, our train sped on to ward Cincinnati. I told my wife that in the smoking-car I had met a most entertain ing gentleman, who was well posted in theatricals, and was en route for Columbus. She suggested that I should bring him into cur car and present him to her. I returned to the smoking-car and proposed that the gentleman should accompany me to see Mrs. Florence. The proposal made tho red-faced and small eyed party undergo a species o spasmodic convulsions which sotl the occupants of the car into roars of laugh ter. "No, I thank you," said my friend. ''I feel obliged to you for your courtesy, but I prefer the smoking-car. Have you another cigar?" "Yes," said I, producing another Partaga. 1 again sat by his side, and once more our conversation begun, and we became quite fraternal. We talked about Theaters snd theatricals, and then ad vercd to political econ omy, the state of the country, finance and commerce in turn, our intimacy evidently affording intense amusement to the foxy eyed party near us. Finally the shrill sound of a whistle and the entrance of the conductor indicated that we had arrived at Columbus, and tho train soon pulled up in the station. 'Come," said the little red-faced individ ual, now rising from his seat and tapping my companion on tho shoulder, ''this is your station, old man." My friend rose with some difficulty, drag ging his hitherto concealed feet from uudt-r the seat, when for tho first time I discovered that he was shackled and was a prisoner in charge of the Sheriff, going for seven years to the State Prison at Columbus. Winning Hack a Customer. fWall Street News. J Ono cf the tavelers for anew, fresh dnT goods house recently arrived in a town in the interior of the State, to find that one of his best customers was about to trans fer his custom to a Boston house. "Didn't we always do well by you?" asked the New Yorker, as he sat down for an ex planation. "Yes, I believe so." "Didn't we ship good3 prompt?" "Yes." "And did we ever press you in a pinch?" "No." "Did you get lower prices of tho Boston house?" "No, I can't say as I did.'' 'Then, I can't understand why you shoul leave our house all of a sudden after buying of us for several years." "1 know that some explanation 13 due, and I will make one," replied the merchant. "You know that I attend Church?" Yes, and so do I." "Do vou? I diln't know that. I am looked upon as a Christian. " bo am 1. 1 ve got tno dato of my bap tism right here in my note book." "Is that so? Well, our Church is in need of repairs. We were talking it over the other day, when the Boston drummer was here, and he at once subscribed $10 "Ten dollars 1 WThy that's only two kegs of nails I Tut me down for $30. cash, a new silk hat for every season, and a full suit of clothes for the minister." 'Do you really mean it?" Of course I do; and if that two-cent Christian from Boston dares sign another five I'll send you down a six hundred dollar organ, and pay a man $500 a year to play it. We. are a house which never makes any great display ot uospei hymns and religious tract?, but when a Bos ton drummer bluffs we show our religious hand and rake in the pot every time." Tho merchant will still continue to acal with the New York house. SOCIETY DIRECTORY. illHNOIlir. Gethsemane Commanpfrt. K. T., No. 9. Regular communication fc coni Tuesday of fach month: hall in Jndah's Block, opponite Court Ilons. E. M. Jones, Kecorder. II. A. ROOAN, E. C. Alpha Chapter No. 23. Hpenlar communication rst Tuesday in each month; hall in Jmlah's Block. Cms. E. Uailey, Secretary. E. M. JOES, II. P. Ladies Conrt. Ustoü Court No. 1. Regular communication first and third Monday eveuings of each month: hall in Jndah's Block. MRS. CORNELIA TOWNSEND, M. A. M. Mrs. Sarah Hart, Secretary. Leah Court No. 11. 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Mrs. Mart Ousley, Secretary. Western Star Temtle, No. 11. Regular commu nicalfon lnlniidM Vln'-fl'lvs of etch month. M KS. EMMA M II TOUKI.Li, Worthy Princess. Mrs. IIattie Stafford, Secretary. Deborah Temple No. 3, of U. S. of F. Reeular communication sncoud VJurd:iy and fourth Wed nesday evening in each uiouth; hall . E. corner ot Washington and Meridian street. Miss SA liLIK OALLITON, M. W. Prince. Mrs. Fannjc Johnson, W. Secretary forlSdO. Odd Fellow. Lincoln Union Lodge No. 1,486. Regular com munication firtt and third Mondays of each month; nail 85aua 87 t,ast Washington tre-t. II. C. TLKtli. K. U, Samuel Spencer, P. Secretary. Honxrhold of Iluth, No. 34. Regular communication first and third Wednesdays of each month; hall 85 and 87 East Wash Ingtnn streets. II. A. ROGAN, President. John Willson, Secretary. Jnvenlle Knights) of Bethlehem Meet the 1st and 4th Tuosdar evenings in each month, at No. 12 Columbia Street. MRS. M . DICKERSON, Worthy Mother. FLORENCE KELLER, Finacial Secretary. REBECCA BOLDEN, Recorder. Union Sons and Daughters of the Slate Meet 1st and 3d Friday in every month at the South Calvary Church, corner of Morris and Maple Street. NANCY SMITH, Lady President. SKY. THOMAS SMITH, Chief. American Sons. Regular communication first and third Mondays in eich month; at American 1111. WM. DCNNINCTON, President. William Barber, Secretary. American Doves. Regular communication first Tuesday evening of acb month at American Hall. MRS. KITTY SINGLETON, President. Mrs. Mart Ocslet, Secretary. Sisters or Charily. Regnlar communication first Tuesday of each month at Bethel A. M. E. Church. MKS. REBECCA POSTER, President. Miss Rcth Beaslt, Secretary. Good Samaritans. Jericho, Lodge No. 5, 0. 0. G. 8. Regular com munication, tecoml and fonrth Thursdays of each month; hall No. 36V West Washington street. BA7.IL kwing.w. p.c. S. J. Blatlock, W. F. S. Magnolia Lodge. No. 4, D. of S. Regular communication first and third Thursdays of each month; hall No. 36 West WaKhinptougtrt. Mrs. SAINT CLABE, W. P. D. Mrs. Kate Johnson, D. of R. Sons and Daughters of Morning1 Star Lodge No. 7. Regular communications first and third Fridays in each month, in American Hall, West Michigan street. Mrs. LUCY ANN MARTIN, President. Mns. Mattie Wells, Secretary. Sisters or Bethlehem. Sisters of Bethlehem, Naomi Lodge No. 7. Regu lar communication every second and fourth Tuesday in each month; hall in Yohn's Block, corner of Me ridian and Washington streets. MRS. MARIA OUSLEY.W. M. Mrs. Abda Vice, F. S. EDWARD NOLAN. Fashionable Bootmaker. si hyans block, Indiana Avenue. All work warranted. A good fit guaran teed. Repairing promptly attended to. INVISIBLE PATCHING Neatly done. O'BRIEN & LEWIS, BLACKSMITHS AND WAGONMAKERS. GENERAL JOBBING SHOP. GiT-REF AIKING PROMPTJjY DONE. Corner North and Fayette Streets, Indianapolis DO WOT CO WEST Until you hare applied to J. LAZARUS GENERAL EASTERN AGENT IDIMlPDUSui ST. LOUIS 11 131 S. ILLINOIS STREET, Indianapolis. &WTor Time Tables and the very lowest Freight and Tassenger Rates. w. r. rvpp. 1 R08IERY W. F. RUPP & CO. MERCHANT TAILORS 23 EastWashington Street, INDIANAPOLIS, IND. BEFORE GOING FURTHER, CALL AT liUCAS at SCOTT'S SUA VING- PARLOR, And get clean and easy shave. Clean linen a spec ialty. uood Artists In attendance. BARBER SHOP. FOR A GOOD SHAVE CALL AT W. A.. MAY'S STAR BARBER SHOP, ISO INDIANA AVENUE. Clean Towels and Good Artists always on hand. (ILOltlOUS NEWS TO INVALIDS. rpi!OiE who contemplate toing to Hot Springs for I the treatment of pyphuls, Uleet, frcrofula, and all cutaneous or blood diseases, can be cured by one- third the cost of such a trip, at the old reliable stand. I have ben located here lor Z-i years, and vtlth the advantage of such a long and successful experience can confidently warrant a cure in all cases. Ladies needing a periodical pill can get th m at my office or by mail at ft. 'H per box. Office, 43 Virginia avenue, Indianapolis. Ind. DR. BENNETT, (Successor to Dr. D. B Ewing FOR NEW YORK, BOSTON, AND ALL EASTERN POINTS, TAKE THE C. C, C. & I. R. W. This Train Leaves Indianapolis as Follows; .1 K A f TJlN "riTes Muncie, 6:22 a. tn. 4:. 11 III. Union. 7:25 a.m.; hidney, 8:45 a m.; Uellfouiitaiiie, v:zs a. m.; Urentline, 11:47 a. m Arrive'at Cleveland at 2:2) p. m.; Buffalo 7:50 p. m Niagara Falls, 9:50 p. ni ; Binphampton, 4:35 a. tn Uocliester, 11:i3 a. ra.; Albany 6:10 a. m., arriving at New York City at 1':30 a. in. and Boston at 2:25 p. m. SEVEN HOURS In Advance of Other Routes tt6Tbis train has Palace. Drawing Room and Sleeping Cvacli from Indianapolis to New York with out change. Kare Always the same as by longer and Blower routes. Baggage checked through to destlna' tion. IAD It I Train arrives at Crestline 4:10 a. IT.4U I ill m.; Pittsburg, 12:15 a. m.; Cleve- land, 7:10a. m.; ßuflalo, 11:10 p. m.: Niagara rails, 3;5p. m.; Binghamptou, ll:Ki p. m.; Rochester, 4:Hd p. ni.; Albany, r4a. ni ; arrive at Hew xork City ti: 15 a. m. and Boston 9:20 a. m. II ours qulckar than all other linos. Thiit train has elegant Palace Sleeping Coaches from Indianapolis to Cleveland, and from Cleveland to New York City and Boston without change. At Sid ney close connections are ma.le for Toledo and le troitand 11 points in Canada. Columbus Route, VIA DAYTON AND SPRINGFIELD. 1 1 ff 1 Train arrives at Muncie 2:23 p. I L'.OVj t 1U m.; Union 3:15 p. m.; Dayton 6:5s p. nr; Springfteld 7:15 p. m.; Columbus 9:15 p m. The only line running through Parlor Coaches from Indianapolis to Columbus, where direct con nect ions are made with the Baltimore A Ohio Rail road. This train connecs at Muncie with the Fort Wayne, Muucie A Cincinnati Railway for Ft. Wayne and Detroit. 09See that yonr ticket reads by the e Lina. A. J. SMITH, J.W.CAMPBELL, C. GALE, u. i . a. - rasa. aqt. rt. Cleveland, 0. Indianapolis aapolis. ii ii ill WATCH-MAKER AND . JEWELER, DEALER IN WATCHES , LOCES, JEWELEY, etc No, 103 Indiana Ave- Corner Mississippi Street.) Indianapolis! Ind. Repairing promptly attended to. All work Warranted. Gold and Silver Plating done to order JOHN D. PRINZ, Dealer in all kinds of AND Country Pr oduce. Fine Wines and Liquors and Cboiee Cigars. . NO. 196 INDIANA AVENUE, Indianapolis, Ind. Indpl's Peru & Chicago Ry. THE GREAT THROUGH ROUTE -TO (THTfl A nO And aU P'nt in the great UD1UÜV7U North and North-Wet7 Fort Wayne, Huntington, Le- ITIAT T7t TAv gansport, Wabash. JJI1jUJ DETROIT tluXf ia Michian-tLe AND TIIE Direct connections made in Chicago with the trunk lines for all northwestern summer resorts and prin cipal points In the northwest and far west. Woodruff Sleeping and Parlor Coaches run between Indianapolis and Chicago, via Kokomo and Iudiana pol is and Michigan City. Train leaving Indianapolis at 8:50 A. m. arrives at Chicago at 6:50 p. ; Ft. Wayne, 1:50 p. w. ; Lo gansport, 1: J0 p. m. ; South Bend, 6:21 p. u. ; Toledo, 5:25 r. u. ; Detroit, 8:15 p. x. Train leaving Indianapolis at 12:50 p. m. arrives at Frankfort, 4:öo p. Wabash, 6:13 p. m.; Ft. Wayne 7:25 p. m.; Toledo, 10:18 p. m.; Cleveland, 1:45 a.m. Buflalo,7:35 a. m. ; New York City, 10 p. m. Train leaving Indianapolis at 0:25 p. u., arrives at Logansport at 11:02 P. M.; Valparaiso 4:20 a. m. ; South Bend, 2:25 a. M. ; Mishawaka, 2:35 a. m. ; Elk hart 3 a.m.; Kalamazoo 7:30a.m.; Grand KapidslO A.n.; Chicago 8:05 a. M. Train leaving Indianapolis at 11:00 p. h. (daily) ar rives at Chicago via Kokomo, at 7:05 A. m ; Fort Wayne, 6:25 a. .; Toledo, 0:50 a.m.; Cleveland, 2:1:0 r. u. ; Detroit, 1:30 p. n. BtS.Ask for tickets via I., P. A C. Kail way. Reliable Information given by V. T. MALOTT, C. II. ROCKWELL, Geu'l Manager. Gen'l Pass, and T'k't Agt 101 East Washington Street. TAKE TIIE Cincinnati, Mimjolis, Si. Louis AND CHICAGO R. R. For all Points xWEST AND NORTIIWEST.-Sä CHICAGO EXPRESS, ith Parlor Car attached, leaves daily, except Sunday, at 12:55 p. m., making close connection for Kansas City and the west, and all of the COOL SUMMER RESORTS or MICHIGAN, WISCONSIN hNB MINNESOTA, NIGHT EXPRESS, with Sleeper for Chicago and Beclinglng Chair Car through to Burlington, leaves daily at 11:20 p. m. Through car to Peoria and Keo kok on 7:40 a. m. train. Four trains a day to Cincin nati, where connections are made in th saire depot for BALTtfORE, WASHINGTON. NEW YORK AND BOSTON Saving transfer through city. For local trains see railroad time table in another column. J.W.SHERWOOD, J3NN EGAN. G. P. A T. A., Cincinnati cmpt. Indianapolis M (0 H o REMARKABLE CURES BY TIIE USE OF DR. THOMAS' It cures Catarrh. Croup, Swelled Neck, in the back, Contraction of the Muscles, Dysentery, Burns, routed ü eet, dous, warts, corns and wounds ot Every Descrip tion. One or two bottles cured bad cases applications cure any case of Excoriated cured Lame uac ox eigne years' standing; n. F. McCarthy, wholesale and retail dnietrist, tis for some years, but have bt-en completely cured by the use of Dr. Thomas Electric Oil, ia doses ot 8 drops on sugar. I hate alo pleasure in recommending it as an embrocation for external nse " Jacob 11 Bloomer, of Virgille, N. Y., writes: "Your Electric Oil cured a badly swelled neck and rore throat ou my son In forty-eight hours; one application ren-oved the pain from a Tery sore toe; my wiff 's loot wo. lun mnrh inflxmpd an much an that she conld not wa'k about the ho 'He: she aiIIied the Oil and In 24 hoar, WM entirely cured." I Jbeh Snow. Uunnine Cove. N. S., writes: "I of your Electric Oil, I procured a bottle and It did me . . - . . . . . . usel I vas well. My eon vas cured oi a uaa com iy tue use oi i.an a uuiue. u goes ute wuu nre, ana mases cures wherever it is used." Orpha M. Ilodjte. of Battle Creek, Mich., writes May 16, 1878: "I apset a teakettle of boiling hot wp.ler on my hand, inflicting a very savere scald. I applied your Electric Oil, and take great pleasure in anr -anc- Ing to you that the effect was to allay pain and present Mistering, l was curea in mree aays. we ptiz i: very highly as a family medirhje." M. A. St. Mars, St. Boniface, Manitoba, writes: 'YoBr Electric Oil is a public benefit. It has dose wonders here, and has cured myself of a bad codi in one d it." John Flays, Credit l'. O., says: ''His shoulder was so lame for nine months that he could pot raio his hand to his head, bnt by the use of Electric Oil the pain and lameness disappeared and, although throa months hare elapsed, be has not had an attack of it since." CATARRH, LAMK BAOI,OYEIVTJ3R,Y. Dr. A. 8. Russell, of Marion. Wayne county. N. and Chronic Inflammation. Catarrh, Bronchitis, Lame Back, Dysentery, etc., makes the demand for it very great." A.n. Gregg, Manufacturer of Mowing Machines, Trumansbnrg, N. Y., save: "My thumb was canght In a machine and badly injured. I applied Electric Oil with almost instant relief. I bare a large number of men employed, and nearly every one of them use it. M. Sheehan, or Oscoda, Michigan, w-ites: "l found it just as you recommended. It has done Justice ever used." See what the medical faculty say. Dr. J. Bandoin, Holl, P. Q., says: have never sold a tnedicina which has given more thorough satisfaction. I have ankle, with the beet results." Messrs. Parker A Laird: "I am requested by Electric Oil. The last lot I got from you, having been tested in several cases of Kheumatiim, have given re lief when doctors' mediciaes have failed to have any effect. The excellent qnal iiifs of this in- clicine should be made known, that the millions of sufferers throughout the world may benefit by its providential dincovery. Yours, etc., Thos. Robinson. Farnham Center. P. O.. writes: years, and had tried many remedies without any relief, until I tried Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil, and since thea have had no at'ack of it. I would recommeud it to all." J. B. Dickenson. Andover. N. Y . writes: "Mr they must be amputated, but on applying Dr. Thomas' when, in less tnan a weca, me nngera were almost Robert Lubbock, Cedar Rapid, Iowa, write; family for Diptberia, with the very best results. I so no other." Pone A Bitlan. Druggists. Cedar Raoids. Iowa, satisfaction to the customer aud pleasure to the seller, as Thomas' Electric Oil.' E. U. Perkins, Creek Center, N. Y., writes: "I was troubled with Anthni for four (4) ears before Mag your Hectic Oil, and for man v nights after retiring I had to sit up In be.l, my suinrmx oeing iniense, wnna the cough was so aevere that the bed clothing would be saturated with perspiration. Two (ii) tx.ttl- ot yoor Electric Oil effected a complete and perfect cure, and I cheerfully recommeud it to all, aa I know ot no other medicine that will cure Asthma. For COUGHS, COLDS, and particularly In cases of DIPTITKRIA (if testimonials area guarantee) It cer tainly has no parallel. TRY IT. Price 60 cents and f 1. Sölden Indianapolis bv LOUIS klCUROLT, and by all dragglsts elaevher To rvonn Til SnfTprr C.rent Knro prnn KmHly, I)r. .1. H.2Miiisom' ppe clfic Meticiiif. Dr. J. B. Simpsos's Specific Mepicim is a positiv cure for Spermatorrhea, Impotency, Weakneps and all diseases resulting from Sdf-Atmse, Nervous De bility, Irritability. Mental Anxiotv. Lamrour. Lasai. tude, Depression of Stiri's and f it ctinnal derane t merit ott Le Nerv ous System gener ally. Pains in Back or Side, Loss of Memory, Pre mature Old Are and diseases that lead to Consump tion, Inatity and an early grave or both. No matter BEFBB AFTER how shattered the sjoieiu iua betrom xc. hi-so1 aiiy kind a short course of this medicine will reetor tl.o lout functions and proem e Health and Happiness, where before was despondency and loom. 1 he Spe cific Medicine is being need with wonderful sncct. Pamphlets sent free to all. Write f.r them ai.d get lull particulars. Price. Specific, il.W per packte, or six packages for 5 ".00. Will b sent by mal! on roceipt of money. Address all orders J. II. M TIPS O.N S MKDIMNn CO , Nos. 104 and IOC, Main St. Buffalo, N. V. So'd in Indianapolis by LOUIS EICHUODT, and all Druggists everywhere. BAIliKOAI) TI51JE TAÜL.E. Ou and after Sunday, Jan. ütb, 1SSI. Jk 'elstnd, tfllnmtn Vincluns'.li Indian a;.-Iii. (BEE CB4 Depart Ärr.v. N.T. A Eo.xt- 4:lo am Union ACO..M... 6 :45 am Daj t.Col.-Ex.ll :35 am N. Y. & B. Ext- 7 :15 pm L. & Bt. l Ext- t Jt sua, E.,U.,M.dUJiz pm Union AccM...M 8.43 pm B., I.&H.L.EI 0 vä pm N.Y.t.LwKxt-iy! pm BRIOHTWOOTJ DrvTBION C C, C. XV i t. Depart. Arrive. A :15 am 7:15 pm 3:4 ) am b:4ipm 6:45 am 6 :25 pm j 11 ü5 pm or-'W am Iu:5jpm . 8 :45pm 11 3) am 1 1 :05 am, I2:'vb prn... 6:03 pm l'2:t5 pm, 3:55 pm, 7 IX) pm b:xpn Plttslmrf:, Cincinnati ur.rt St. Louis. I PAN HAKDL3.) Depart. Arr.ve. N. r.,p.t W.,B. A Pitts. Ex is Rich. Acf?. Väöku N.Y.,V.,W.,B. &P1U. Ext-W 2Jpm Ool.ADay.Exti 5:0pm N.Y..P., NV., B. & Pllt. Ext 2.10 :4öim 4:20 am Dayt.&U.Kx i 11:00 am Klcn.ce D. AC tg N Yf Pet Wf i.& P. Exfsh Dayt. Extä 3:45 pm 5:45 pm 420 am .Daytou Ext...!2:2j pm Terre II date, VenC&Ua und St. Depart. Mall 7:oj am L. A C. Ex...., Day Express p 12 4j pmjr iauv.. T. riaute Ac-.- 4 HX) pm Mall and Ac Anix. ....3:30 am ... cuuaiu -10:00 am Pacific Kxt....H:WpmiDay Kxpresaf L. AC. Ex 11 :40 pm! Mail and Ao. . fl :40 pm Cincinnati, IntlRirxriB, h. Lont and CnicKO KllrMMl. CINCINNATI DIVISION. Depart.! Arrive C. A BtX. .x.t- 4 :15 am iCincln. F.Mali 7 :)5 ia Clncln. Ac 6 35 am Oincin. F.Mali 3:10 pm C.&St.L.ilall pU.-05pn Western Ex.... Citf un UduSULbMaU p b sit) pm C. a t. Lw r.i4J0 f pm LATAYEm DIVISION. Peo.A Bur.. Ex- 7 :4J anij Chicago r. x.t 3:60 arc CHI. Mallp 12:25 pm Western Ex-.- 6:f0 pm L:aydtte Ac.-ll a air Chicago Mail. 2ä0 pm Evening Ac..- 5:40 pro O. A B. a.trc-ll tiQ pm InianapoI1 and St, Lonlt. Depart.' ArriYt: Day Express ec uo am Local Express Sopm N. Y. Ex 11:10 pm N. Y. Ext- 4 :10 am India nap. Acll:(X) m Day Express... 6'55jm Indiana, It looming ton and Westerxi. Pacific Ex.. 7!4i Am B.& 3.1 ExtECll 100 pm Ohampalgn Ac 7:00 pm K. A T. pec.-. 1 :15 pm Atl. Rx AMa.il. fi 40 pm Fnt & S. Fx-.. 4 :10 am Cincinnati Sp'2:3j pm C , I., St. Ia. and C, and Lake Erl and Westen . Immediate connections at Lafayette. TVon art. Arrive. 8:4j pm Indianapolis. 9:00 pm I Lafayette. 10:49 pmi............E.opeton-. 11 KX) am 8.2) am 68 am 5 :50 am 6u9am 4:0 aaa 11 08 pm 12:07 am Paxton. C 2 i öhoh 1 :&) am Bloomington .... Cincinnati, Hamilton and ludiannpolU De Dart. Arrive Mail A CinEx- 4:1a ara Accom. 5 :50 pm Mall ..12 :15 pm Western Ex 10 4 i pm Indianapolf and Viuctnne. Depart. I Arrive. - 7 :3u am Vlncennes Ac.10 :45 &ik Ml. A CalroICx Vlnoennes Ac, 4:10 pmMl. AUalroEx . b:8F pm Indianapolis Peru and Chicago. Depart. Arrive. TFtWACtal.MatiS öOimiC. A r R.Ex. 3 a C, M. C.AO.K.12 0 pmlT.F . W.A I.P Exl.stOaxH C. A M. C Ex. :25 pm C & M.C M il...--0 pro D. .T.AC.EX t qt:n pmlD ,T.fc Ft. W... W 4 pm Jeffersonvllle, Madlaou nd Indianapo lis. Depart.! Arrive. South 'n Ext.- 3:4iamInd AM.Maiu:o oitu. Li. A Mad. Act- 7:10 ara,lDd.t cbi. Ex. 2 - 5 a Ind. A M. Mall 2 öO pmjN.Y&N Fl.Ex ojjpm Evening Ex p. o:10 pm!tt.L.AC.Li.L.t-.10u pm Cairo and Vlncennes Ball toad. Depart. I Arrive. Cairo Mall. 2:30 pm Vine. Mallla:) pm Indianapolis, Decatnr and rVprf narfleld Depart. Arrive. Moorfleld Ac 6:30 am M. and D. Ex.. 1 : 0 am Accom 7 AO am flight Ext 11 pm Nleht Ex t... : am Accom 8 25 era Mall add Kx. 5 5 rra Moortitld Ac. 6:25 pm mm ELBCTHIC OIL. Loss of Voice. Asthma, Lame BacV. Crick Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Chronic and lilordy of Piles and Kidney Trouble s bix oreinht Nipples or Inflamed Breast. One bottle has Ottaw, writes: "I was afflicted with Chronic Bronchi was completely prostrated with the Asthma, bnt bearing so much good that I got another, and before ft was r i .l w. 1 : 1 'it a . Y., fkj: "IV a wonderful Fnccess in all cases of Acuta have used your uu on norses for dinerent diseases, and for nw every time, and is the best Oil fur horses 1 ned it in my own case on a broken leg and dislocated BT. dl AEQARET 8 llOrE, UEKNET, cHWTLAND. several friends to order another parcel of Dr. Thomas uilbzet Laib I have been afflicted with Rheumatism for the last ten little clrl had her fingers severely mashed. e snprcaed Electric Oil freely, imagine our grateful surprü entirely well. "I have nted Thomas Electic Oil both for my seit -od regard it as one of the best remedies for this disease, ua write: We Lave never sold any medicine tnai give tat) life'