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Another Move in the University
Street-Car License Cnscs—An An
cient I.aril Dual.
State Savings Stockholders—Aldrich
and McDonald.
Record of Judgments, Now Suits,
Criminal Business, Etc.
A general demurrer was filed In tho Circuit
Court yesterday by I>r. .1. C. burroughs, otto of
tho defendants In tho cn«o ol tho People against
tho Htilon Mutual Life Insurance Company and
others, lo sot aside tho st.vj,9oJ trust-deed on tho
University. This seems to show that thoro nro
two factions In Hio University defense, ns Dr.
burroughs contends that Hio Slate's Attorney
has no Jurisdiction lo 1110 the Information ns ho
did; that such right belongs lo tho Attorney-
Gcneral. under tho direction of tho board
of begems of tho University, and tho
Governor of tho Slate being tho
head; und that In tho present Instance
tho board of Ucgonts have approved tho mak
ing of tho loan, and do not look with favor on
the attempt to repudiate, mid heneo as they do
not push nnv suit looking toward repudiation,
no information for such purjmso can bo filed.
Mr. Kdwurd Uoby uopeared for Dr. burroughs.
A second amended and supplemental bill was
filed yesterday In tbo Circuit Court In tho ease of
Fames vs. Tho Stale Havings Institution ami
others. Tbo tlrsl supplemental bill (lied
some time ago was for tho purpose of
fixing tho liability of tho stockholders
of tbo collapsed institution, and In this second
amended bill thocomplaluants, after tho usual
historical Introduction, state that by tbo ninth
section of tbo bank’s charter each stockholder Is
liable to tbo full amount of his slock to tbo sav
logs and trust funds, for all losses which may
occur while bo is a stockholder, and that such
liability continues fur six months after ho has
disposed of bis stock. This liability is one fur
tbo bencllt of tho trust funds, ami not for tbo
advantage of any individual creditors, and it
can only bo enforced In a court of ciptlty, for
tho equal benefit of all persons Interested. Tho
following are tbo parties who nro liable under
tbls section, together with tho amount of slock
held by them:
1). I). Spencer
W. H. Turner.
F. A. Hay
Turner & Hay
F. A. Newton
C. U.Shodd
Daniel Goodwin, Jr,
ItbodnC. Kidder....
J. Q. Adams
Robert bayard
Caroline 8. Ely
D. S. Smith r.,000
A. 0. Guild KUDO
C.O. Bulkloy
About sixty suits have boon begun by Individ
ual creditors against dlirorcnt stockholders to
enforce this liability, but every one of tho plaint
iffs in these suits has recognized the validity of
tbo assignment to Judge Otis, tho Receiver, by
accepting tbo payment of dividends on his
claim. It Is alleged that by this step tho plaint-
HTs in these suits are estopped from prosecut
ing such litigation, and must take their chances
on an equal footing with the rest. Complainants
therefore ask that tbo liability of the stockhold
ers may bo enforced, that tbo Receiver may bo
empowered to proceed at onco against thorn,
and that those creditors who have begun Indi
vidual suits against different stockholders may
bo restrained from prosecuting tho same,
Judge Blodgett was engaged yesterday in
bearing tho case of J. it. Johnson for tho use of
TbatcberS. Johnson against Charles D. Ilamlll,
to recover damages fur breach of a lard con
tract. It seems that In Juno. IK?2. .1. It. Johnson
induced Ilamlll, a clerk In thoolliccof Howard
Priestley J; Co., to slim a contract for tho pur
chase of fidu tierces of hint, duliverabln in 187.1.
Hiunlll at llrst refused, but Johnson represented
Unit It was for his own accommodation and that
Ilamlll should not bo liable, and tho contract
should bo canceled tho next day. .1. 11. Johnson,
however, really made tho sale for Ids brother,
T. S. Johnson, of Cincinnati, ami sued him on
tho contract, after representing to Ilamlll that
It was canceled and destroyed. After thoro had
(icon a loss of $2.50J on the lard, and tbo lard had
been tendered to Hamdl and refused, T. S.
Johnson brought suit on tho contract In his
brother's name. It was undisputed that tho
agreement was tho contract should never
be executed, but pUilutltT claimed tho
sale was made under tho rules
of tho Hoard of Trade by J. U. Johnson
and was valid. On tho other hand, It was In
sisted that tho contract was not negotiable, and
ns such was subject to all tbo euultloa existing
between tho original pantos. An executory
contract depending on u eontlngoney fur Its
validity could not bo assigned bo ns to convoy
any rights. Tho east) wan beard and taken
under advisement.
Tho amended bills In tho stroot-cnr company
license cases wero tiled yesterday before Judge
Drummond In accordance with thu agreement
made last week. The gist of tho amendments Is
that tho State bus never passed any general law
for tbo licensing of occupations: that tho
ordinance providing for tho collection of SSO lor
each street-car only applied to tho throe street
car companies, and was partial because It did
not Includo omnibuses and steam cars: that thu
law provides that all taxes must bo uniform oa
.nil taxable property within tho limit of tbo city;
ami that tbo present license foe, which is really
u tax, violates this law of uniformity, nml la
honoo void.
Judge Drummond was engaged yesterday la
bearing the consolidated casus of the Town of
Grunt and tho Township of iloss, Vermilion
County, against tho Alina Life-Insurance
Company. Those two suits Involve the
legality of *J4,«00 of bonds issued by
the Township of Iloss and ftUOOO issued
by the Town of Iloss, In aid of tho Chicago, Dan
ville 4 Vlncunnus llallroad. Tho ground taken
by the towns Is that they had no authority what
ever to Issue tho bonds, that tho vote was taken
before tho adoption of tho new Constitution,
while tho donation was not made until after
that event. The case was taken under advise
meat. Judge C. 11. Wood and Hubert Doyle ap
pear for complainants, and O. J. Uulloy, of Peo
ria, (or tbo defendants.
Judge Blodgett will to-day call through bis
calendar of missed cases to sec If any nro ready
■lor trial, and If thoy are not, bo will nt once go
on to other business.
In tbo habeas corpus case of Jounlu Nnplor
oguinst her husband, Frank Napier, to gut pos
session of her little boy Grosvunor, an amicable
arrangement was made yesterday by which tho
mother Is to sco tho child at all reasonable hours
and to have him at her homo two days In every
Judge Jameson granted n deoroo of divorce to
Ellse from Fnmols Du llandt on tho ground of
cruelty; to Henry Venue from Marie L. Voimo
for desertion: mid to Sarah E. Hothgerbur from
Adolph 11. Uothgorbor on aeeuuiitof hiseruolty.
JungeTuley granted a divorce to William I*.
Chapman from Alary E. Chapman, on tho ground
of desertion.
Judge Barnuin granted a decree to A. M.
Augusta Stuck? from (leorgo Henry Stuoko, ott
the ground on drunkenness.
Discharges from bankruptcy wero Issued yes
terday to Itufus J. Llpu and James J. McGrath.
Thu proeeedlmrs against J. Hugh llulswuru
dismissed, It appearing that ho had nmdu a sat
isfactory soitlemuut with his creditors.
John T. Davis began u suit yesterday against
Woodbury M. Taylor, claiming f l.ttw.
Joseph Lcdurur brought suit In debt for SM7O
against Dime M. Potter. John llumngton. and
Otto Voting, ammior for fj.fiw against Henry
hern unit Paul Jucrgens. a third lor «).du)
against Edward P. Hecry ami Wlllmtn ». Clapp,
against Jucrguns & Anderson and Prams (Hndelo
for jddu, against Sylvester Martin, \V. A. Cone*
land. Henry (ionium, and V. K. Giles lor ♦.OO,
against S. E. mid It. 11. I.udurer and E. J.Ech
,.Vi%rVr V' ™' n,Hj ovalnst Daniel and William
11. Wallc ami W. It. Clapp for jkw,
S. It. Hawes eommetieed a suit In trespass
against Durum J. ami Esm I). Neal, claiming
c. F. I.yna and W. W, Mellhany begun n suit
by attiulnm-ni against Hdward W. Mcllhany to
John llotiiird brought suit for ID,OOO against
the Jicnm.il College uf Eclectic Mcdloluo and
John W. Enright ami others sued Isaac Weiss
lor ?I,WO.
lu tbo estate of Itcnjamln Bunders, tho will
was proven and admitted to probate, and letters
tcstameiftury were tailed to Nellie Banders.
Thu estate U valueu at about ♦7i),UU).
In tho estate uf Samuel Powell, (he will was
proven and admitted lu probate, and letters
tostamumury were issued to Adola Powell. Tho
estate Is valued at about sii,(M),
lu (bo estate ol James Duthlo cl al., minors,
letters of guardianship of the estate were Issued
to Jaigcua lJulhlo. Tho estate is vuluudut about
in the estate of Martin 11. Puss, loiters of ad
ministration were Issued to Agnes E. Foss. The
estate Is valued at about ♦tfd.OU).
Tho ease uf Walter McDonald and Charles
Aldrich, Indicted in connection with tho Morrow
Icwolo robbery, eumu up, and the motion pend-
In* to nunsh tlio Indictment was passed upon.
Judge Monin hold Hint tho Imllclmcnt was do*
fectlvc in Hio count alleging conspiracy, tho gist
of .which was that tho defendants conspired to
conc-nnl material facts from tho I.nwcr Court In
Hio trial of Isaacs for purchasing tho goods,
knowing them to he stolon. Tho count set up
Hint the Jewelry Inul been stolen hv persons tin*
known lo tho Grand Jury, but known lothc de
fendants, und Hio Court said It was defeellvo.
In Hint It faded to show that Hid defendants
were not related, or of kin, to Isaacs. though It
did show that they worn not of sin to tho thieve',
which defect was fatal under the statutes
The second count was also detective, In that l|
alleged that tho conduct ol Hio defendants had
been “Injurious to Hio public trade.” If hi
larious at nit. It had hron, ho held, t» M nubllo
Jostleo” (this averment, however, was In Hio
llrst count), and the count could not aland,
neither could any of the counts alleging con
spiracy. Thu counts charging larceny and Hio
receiving of stolen goods, however, were held to
be good, and alter some parleying tho ease was
set for trial tn-day. It would nave gone to trial
at once but. for tho (Hoknessof tho State's At
Louis Mallory pleaded guilty to larceny, nml
was remanded.
.laeoh (jueiitznn, held on a requisition of tho
Governor of lowa ns tv fugitive from Justice,
was discharged on tv writ of habeas corpus.
Anton Humber, Anton Pawllekl, and Albert
Koliwsky were tried for riot, mid found guilty.
The llrst two wuro lined $lO each, and Koliwsky
Paul bolnndor.Chnrlos Hnil.nnd Hnnry brown
were tried for larceny, and acquitted.
Thomas Mickey and John Calvin were on trial
for robbery. They nro accused of robbing
Christian Mooring in August last, at tho corner
of Twelfth and Canal streets, ol $lO.
An order was entered requiring objectors to
flic tholr objections to tho following city special
assessments on or before to-morrow at 10
o'clock: Nos. 1,870. 1.897, I.IKJO, 1,9.11, I,IKB, l.lltl.
IjCtt, 1.920, I.IMB, 1.929, J. 910, 1,911, 1.912. 1.912,
1.911. 1,91 ft, 1,917,1,918. 1,919, 1.970,, I.P.Vi,
1,9.70, 1.9.77. 1.9.78., 1,9(11, 1,9(12, 1,902, 1,9(17,
I,tSW, 1,907,1.909, 1.971.1.97 ft. 1.970, 1,977, 1,979, 1.98 L
1,982, 1,98 ft, 1.980,1.987, 1,989.1,999,1,991, 1.992. 1.992,
1.991,,990. 1,997, 1.9118. 1.999, 2.UUO. ”091. 2.99:1.
2,001, 2.000, 2.997,2.008, 2.099, 2.010, 2,011,2,012,2.910,
2,011, 2,01.7,2,010,2/JI7, and 2,018.
Judor Drummond— In chambers.
Juiioe IR.ouqett—Passed and set cases. No
case on trial.
Ai’l’ku,atr Cociit—Motions. No call of cal
endar until further notice.
•lunar. Oaiiv—7B to HI, 83, 237 to 2ffl, 2M to 350*
No. 3V), Kukowskl vs. Hermann, on trial.
Juiiar Smith—No preliminary call. Trial call
2,488, 2.401, SUMS, 2.50 H, 2.308, 2,310, 2.318. 2.320. ‘No.
2.182. Converse vs. Chicago & PaclHo Railroad, on
.lunar Wim.tamson—Assists.Judge Gary,
•lunar Jameson—o, h, jo, 11, No case ou hear
Junor Oahuskh—3,4, fi, 11. No case on hear
, $ 5130,000
. 111,200
, 5,000
, 20,000
Junnr Rooms—,U3, jr.'i, jiij}, hit, 840,:i3i,J814.
No. iCta, Hedges vs. Hurst, nu trial.
•lunar Anthony—Preliminary call JMHto 100,
Inclusive, Trial call 111, 1354, :U7, H2B. SEB), ddi,
ÜB. ;ftl.mm:ni.ir Nil case on trial.
1..., .it. vnnu un tiini.
.lunar Tut.rv—l2, FJ, 14. No. a, Henrleh vs.
Honrlch, on hearing.
•lunar Haknum—No call. No. 24 on hearing,
.lunar Loomis—Set cases Nos. P3I and Um.
nml Nos. 2.47,1)1.1)8, W, 125, 809, 23), 2JI, 3D, 213,
240. 202, 273. 277. 278. 281. and 288,
Juror Hawks—Nos. KW.Wrt.H22, nnd 870.
.lunar Mohan—Nos. U7B. i»w». tW2, tn»3, tws,l,ool,
1,010, 43J, 1,102, 0514, 873, and U,W.
SumtioiiCoimT—Concessions—C. A. Gregory
vs. Charles M. Smith, #27o.—Otto 11. Merle vs.
Frederick Lclbbrondt, $(152.
Johor Oaiiv—l*. L. Smith vs. Ulchards Iron
Vi orks Company, $159.40.
JinniK .smith—Hugh Mullen, use, etc., vs.
Joachim Schmidt and Dorothea House: verdict
$l2O, and motion for now trial.—C. K. Culver et
al. vs. 1.. I). Day and C. I*. Murray; verdict
$220.00, and motion for now trial. .
Circuit C.uuiit—Convussions—Carl Itnohl vs.
Frank Krumbnar and Mary Ivrumhaar, S7OO.
JumiK Anthony—llorhard Kngcl ot al. vs.
Kui'inuol Isaacs, $74.50.
Sprctal DitpiUch to The Chicago Tribune.
Ottawa, lll.,March 14.—0 u Saturday Inst ap
propriate resolutions of tho Chicago Bar In re
spect to tho death of Samuel H. (iooklas were
presented In tho Supremo Court by tho Hun.
Lyman Trumbull, and ordered spread upon tho
records. Judge Trumbull brletly referred to tho
manly and noble qualities of tho deceased, and
Chief-Justice Dickey reuJointed In like lilting
Tito Now Lino Opened and Concratii*
lutory illcHhiigc* Exchanged.
Galveston, Tex., March 11.—A dispatch to tho
A'sit's from Hrownsvllle says: “Tho Mexican*
Telegraph Company’s cable from Hrownsvllle to
to Vera Cruz, via Tampico, has been completed
mid messages have been exchanged."
“The President of tho United .Stales sends to
the President of tho Uepuhllo of Mexico tno cor
dial congratulations of tho Government mid
people of this country upon tho successful com
pletion, by submarine cable, of connection be
tween tho telegraph systems of tho two coun
tries. It must be n great satisfaction to vour
distinguished predecessor, ns well as yourself, to
see so benellcent a fruit from tho wise pulley of
your successive administrations."
Neper Don Damon u, Uuzinnn, City of Mex
ico: Tho Directors of this Company desire mo
to thank Gens. Gonzales, Diaz, Palacios, and
SeuoresZnmacoimund Fernandez, imd'Utst. but
nut least, your good self, for services rendered
this Company without which Mexico would havo
no proper telegraph facilities. May all Mexican
enterprises of which yon nro tho leader prosper
mid extend] James A. Sciiymsbu, President.
Mbxu-’o. March 11,1M1,—J. A. Ncn/mucr, /’rol
aent, A’cio Fork: Your good work Is accom
plished. Cable will transmit directly my earnest
congratulations. Accept them also In tbo tiunio
of tho Mexican people, who consider thu estab
lishment of this Important Improvement us a
new bond of friendship between both Uopub
lies, and as tho must effectual means to develop
tholr commercial relations, which will give thorn
neucound prosperity. Thu Institutions of tbo
Now World are tho progress of humanity.
ItAMos G. Guzman.
New Yohk, March 11. mu—Senor Don Mlaud
de Aumaciina, Mexican MlnMer, HimMayhip, D.
Cable opened to-day. Accept my cordial
congratulations. Tho people of both countries
are Indebted tojou for the success of this mid
other .Mexican enterprises so largely conducive
to tholr welfare. James A. tfcimiaKii,
... President.
Washington, March 11,1881.—Jn»n« a. Sc rum
scr, Km i„ President Mexican Tcleonijih L'uhi/hiiij/,
■Aero York: t reciprocate your eongnitulatlons.
\ our skill, honesty, ami energy have been
eillvlent mstrumeniH for tho establishment of
tbo Alexlcu-Aiuerlcan cable.
Congratulatory cablegrams wero exchanged
yesterday between tho Consuls of England,
1-ranee, Germany, bpain, Daly, ami Holland
stationed iu Mexico mid their respective Gov
7b tin Editor of Tin Chicago Tribune.
CntOAno, March U.—Jliiny years ago, In n let
ter to Mr. Orton, you said timt the •• common
carriers wero exercising tho extraordinary and
dangerous privilege of dictating both sides of
the bargain, . . . tho object being to reduce
tho public to tbo singlualtermitlvoof paying tho
demand or doing without the service; of burn
ing their grain, and going on foot, or submitting
to tho dictated exaction. This system of un
curbed eorporutu rapacity is tyranny pure mid
adulterated; it Is slavery In another guise; it is
tbo great evil of tbo present amt future until It
bo curbed or killed as slavery was.”
Tlmo has shown (but the general apa(b> on
this KiibjceUs like that formerly prevailing In
respect to the slavuiuiiding oligarchy, amt a like
deplorable result Is threatened.
Thu railroad despots have consolidated or com
bined tho principal railroads throughout ihu
country. This vast power Is confederated with
thu telegraph, express, coal, and other great
corporations much as thoHtamlard Oil Company,
lor example), and even huiio political agencies.
Thu object boldly avowed Is to levy on ihu busi
ness of tho country all the oxaetlomt that It will
bear, tho conspirators being the solo Judges of
what It will War, and tho people being tbolr
tributaries. Tho President uf the Central Pa
clllu llallroad declares thu decisions of tho
Supremo Court of thu United States In
what aru culled thu (Imager cases,
which eases plainly slate tho legal
method of regulating these corporations,
••/Inyninl Wofutanis of the jinmdp/ea of fitc u«r
rnmirm,"— meaning, doubtless, thu principles of
Ihulr treedom to plunder the public. TbuPresi
dent of thu Illinois Central llnllroad—which
through foreign (?) Inlliieneu obtained from our
I.eglslaluro a grant of the lake sburu and u mile
out Into ihu hari>ur—has lately warned that
branch uf thu llovcrmnent not to attempt to
regulate railroads, onu ol the penalties of which
Interlercneu would bo the turning mil of em
ployment of the greater portion of lou.uoo labor
Now, a free people wilt obey laws, but will not
recognize even governments as (huir masters,
mneh less railroads, which, although they have
been g!*od servants. Imvu been much overpaid,
if they dendo the Huprcmu Court, what need Is
tbero of Investigations to prove that they avoid
regulation by u Hoard of uullruad Commission
Tho abuses and outrages perpetrated by them
me so imturluns that It Is u waste of time to re
count them, and It Is useless tu try to estimate
Ihu damage in dollars and cents whllu they keep
secret the main facts un which such an estimate
must bu bused, such as tho real vuluu uf thu
property actually und necessarily Invested In
tuuir business, the necessary cost of the service,
andi tbolr iueuutu front all sources. Without
such data each sldo nitty produce Itgurcs to sup
port any theory whatever.
Hut let us cuuilder some of thu consequences
of railroad management (hiring tho past few
years. In .Scrllmcrs Jf i[/«i:(»i’s fop Uceemtier
last, mention is made of six railroad magnates
who have accumulated prlvato fortunes ofsomo
three hundred million dollars in all. Who can
estimate tho number who have amassed lesser
fortunes merely by reason of tholr eoutioctlou
with corporate monopolies leagued together lo
extort “all tho lrathe will hear,” building up all
things which minister lo Hietr power, and
destroying all that oppose? White tho rich am
thus growing richer Itv rapacity, tho poor (and
those In moderate elreomstmicesi are growing
poorer, because of the Increase In prices of pro
visions, fuel, and all necessaries transported by
If tho wealth of tho country and Hio powers
of Hio railroads and telegraphs by such means
get Into a few hands, thorn will bo nu Irrepressi
ble conlllcl between labor nml capital. The un
just levy of a petty tribute caused tho .((evolu
tion, and tho spirit of resistance to oppression
still lives. Its modu of manifestation should bo
through lawful agencies, but, if they are 100
long postponed or ore snifereil to fail, Hio op
portunity for which tho Communists say they
are waiting will have come.
In furtherance of an earnest attempt for a
quiet mid legal solution of those dilllciiltlcs tho
National Anil-Monopoly I.ciiguc has been
formed, and Its purposes are commendable by
all public-spirited citizen'. A. S. lluapi.ev.
I wandered through the city of Hio dead,
Wlicro all around tho murblu shafts arise
To show whevo rest tho forms whoso lives have
I rend tho epitaphs, mid said: “ What lies!
The men who sleep here wctc like other men:
They had Hiulr virtues, mid thfelr faults us well.
Perhaps tho personage who chanced to pen
These glowing lines which of such good ness tell
In tho deceased, Is very glad he's gone,
Ami doesn't cure particularly where;
Hut liuil (hose words of praise Inscribed upon
The monument because they sound so fair."
Thus thought I. Tlion I chanced (o took around,
And noticed, at a new-made grave hard bv,
An old man kneeling on (ho frozen ground.,
Ills face looked sad: 1 thought I heard hlmslgh.
Then a revulsion on my leelings came.
How cruel seemed my former sentiment!
My cheek? thou tingled with a blush of shame;
For my Injustice I was penitent.
it man has faults, he has his virtues too;
And, when he Journeys to tho unknown bourne,
Thu memory of his goodness stays with yon;
Ills faults are all forgotten, and yon mourn
Fur him, and kneel beside his grave to pray,
Asdoesthls poor old man. And thou 1 slopped
My thinking. Me arose. I heard him say:
“ 1 cannot Had tho quarter that I dropped!"
/Jnx-Wim J.’nafr.
Well, how did yen get tilting at tho party Inst
night?" asked tho city editor of a new reporter,
whom ho had engaged the day before, and whom
he had sent to write up a social occasion.
“ Not very well," responded the new reporter,
gloomily. “I don’t think Hroeklyu society la
tho top-notch racket anyhow,"
What s the mutter?" demanded tho city edit
or. “ Didn’t they use you well?”
“ I can't say they did," rejoined tho new re
porter. “Now, 1 went up there Inst night ami
waded right Into tho fun. 1 asked for the chair
man of tho party, ami told him wo were laying
out to swell tholr heads in to-days Issue, and
he'd better skip In nud Introduce mo to sumo of
the high bugs If he calculated to hnvo his immo
mentioned in tho report."
“What ill<l liu say to that?" naked tbo city
editor, with a calm gleam la Ids eye.
“ flu wanted to know wtm sent me. 1 told him
the main guy of tills literary bank had Hred mo
In there, and that when I'd got through shaking
a leg I'd like some faets about tho lay-out. If
he couldn't klvu ’em, 1 told him, he’d belter net
tho secretary to heel up pretty lively or I'd
give tho whole ouillt u dual In tho paper that
would make him think every hair on his head a
bund of musleumi all playing different tunes."
“And want did he say to umi?" inquired tbo
city editor, tho irleam deepening umfnouHly.
“Oh, he said he would do wliat ho eouid for
me. I told him he’d better hop right at It, and
llrst I wanted to meet tho mils. It he calculated
to hold the friendship of tho Doyir, I said, ho
didn’t want to waste much funny business be
fore bo had mu bumping around In the mazy.
He said If I’d (to up-stairs and take oil my hut
and overcoat he'd see mu later.”
“ Did you do U?" asked the city editor. In a
constrained tone.
“No. I said 1 wanted some grub llrst. Soho
took me down In tho front .kitchen mid nskod
me if I liked bunt'd turkey. 1 told him l’d tune
a leg and some of tho breast. What doyou think
lie gave tnu'f Head-eheeao! If he didn't yon
can hek me. 1 couldn't eat that, and ho I asked
him (ora glass of beer and a eneeso sandwich.
He said he had sumo wine, so I drank n bottle
and put a couple in my pockets."
“ What did you do thou?” Interrogated tbo city
editor, lingering a length of gns-pipu.
“I went up to the parlor, and he said I'd bet
ter take a description of the scene before I
danced, and he gave me tho names. Here they
are: Mary Monroe, red frock, wane sack, and
hair hunched: Emma I.atrobc. yellow dress and
high-heeled slippers: Marion Willoughby, some
kind of thin stulf, white, and lied up with blue
tape, and hair frizzled: Jennie .Murchison, black
clothes, and a feather hi her hair: Kiln Wexford,
red hair and gray suit, Hut In front and stuck
nut behind: I'auiliie Trusley—l tell you, boss,
she was a daisy. Iliggcr'ua tub. and dressed to
tho top branch. Sliotmd on n velvet outfit a
mho lung, ami sixteen rows nl teeth on her
gloves. Her huh* was a dead yellow, tied tip like
n bun. mid had a lot of vegetables In 11. Flor
ence Uoss, green dress, Hipped with velvet, and
hoisted up at tho sldo with a while check-rein;
Vimilo llammursly, whitu net-work with red
streaks, walked with a limp, and hair frescoed.
That's nil 1 got. There was a lot of old pelicans
there, but I know you didn't care fur them,
mm as fur tho men, 1 told ’em It would
cost ’em n dollar apli-eo to got In.
and us they wouldn't put up I shoved
'em. 1 can stale that they were it cheap lot who
don't know any more about society than a llg
does of polities, and that'll teach ’em a lesson.
And I say, we'd better give tho chairman a rah.
Hu didn't Introduce me to a solitary hen. Hel
ler say that he hasn’t paid his gas-bill fur seven
months, and Unit day buloro yesterday bis ac
counts wero found short. What do you think? ”
“Got any more about tho party?" demanded
tho ulty editor, rising slowly.
“Nothing, only Unit tho grub wasn't lit to eat,
though furnished by that popular caterer Mr.
Trapkngeiier. I told him I'd givo him a pud.
Vou might say too that tho whole party was it
dead failure on account of the villainous treat
ment to which onr new society reporter was
subjected when he asked for a handful of ci
gars. Fay, what have you got for mo to do to
•*Not a tlilngl” yelled tho city editor, as ho
brought tho gas-plpo across tho now reporter’s
ear. •• You Infernal reptile, don't, you know
that was one ot tbo best houses in town, and (ho
ulfalrthe tluest of the season?"
" I‘m going baek to St. Paul," groaned tho new
reporter ns be fell down stairs. “If (hat's
Brooklyn society. I’m going where thov Imvo
some style." and he struck otf towards tbo
Northwest, largely afoot.
IhtMt Frtt I'nu. .
An advertising agent fur one of tho groat cir
cus combinations bus been in Detroit for it week
past, and yesterday he sat down lung enough to
answer it few questions. Tho Interview started
oil ns follows:
“ Hot/ many diamond plus will you wear this
summer, mid wimt will bo ttioir value?"
1 shall not wear any. Our slum has made a
now departure In (hat matter mid nobutly ex
cept thu man hi tho tickct-wagon will hu allowed
to wear diamonds. I am Jam going up (o the
express ollieo to send my seven pins, four rings,
and sleuvu'liuttuns homo to my brother.”
" How many consolidated shows do you ad
“ Only thlrleon, but wu huvu exactly sixteen.
Wo tin nut intend to do tiny .blowing this sum
mer, lint will practice tho modesty dodge. Wu
havu twulvu clowns, but advertise only tun. Wu
huvu ten elephants, but udvurtlsu only eight,
and so mi right timaigb."
"Huvu vnu mo only man In the world who eau
turn a dmiblu somerset over sixteen horses?”
"No; there Is another mim whnt-'an do It, and
although tin Is In Htuto Prison wu didn't want to
say wu and (ho only one. Wo shall practice no
deception, and carry no humbugs.”
” Havu you tho only baby elephant?”
•• Yes, sir, but wo don't advertise It. Wo don't
wnnt to bo mpm towards other combinations.”
” Havu you twice as much capital Invested us
any other traveling show?”
•• Yes. sir, but wo don't say so on tho bills,
The publlu don’t cam about the capital, but
want to seu thu animals.”
•* Will your street par.nlu be a mile long?”
“Two of thqm, sir, but wo don't advertise that
fact. Wu let people come and bo agreeably sur
” Huvu you got an elephant which has killed
seven men?”
”Seven 1 \\ by, he's laid out eight this very
wlnterl 1 think tuo list fouls up thirty-two,
but wo don't udvurtlsu it. An elephant is an
elephant, and wuat's the usu uf blowing about
” Yon have two or threo man-eating tigers, of
"Of course—seven or eight of them, and wu
also have u list of the names of people who
imvu been eaten by them, but wo make no blow
about it.”
“ Have you u boa-eunslrlctor forty-eight foot
•• wobavoonoslxly-two feci long. He’s tho
longest und largest simku ever Imported, but wo
givu him only mio lino on (ho hills.”
” Huvu you tho sacred cow of India?”
” Vcs. sir, and tbu sacred ox of Japan, ami a
siicrud eulf. und a sacred pig, but wu don't blow
over cm. tVuluttho public como In and sepa
rate thu suctcd from thu uasaered thumsclvcs.”
” Will yon havu two circus rings?”
” Wu shall have lour, but wu don't put it oa
the bills. As 1 told you at tbo start, wo aro tuuk-
Imr a new departure. Wo shall not exaggerate.
We shall not even tell (ho plain truth. No dia
monds—no trumpets— no snldn challenges—no
humbug offers—no Held of the cloth of void. We
are going to sail along In a penile, modest way
and vivo tho people lire times tho worth of their
money. Thai’s all—children half-price, and no
lemonade sold Inside the lent.”
Vflmll r.Mf.
One of tho most remarkable private soldiers
on cither side In tho late War was n young man
named Tom Kelley, a private In tho Twenty
second Mlehltnm Infantry. Tho I‘enmrkntilo
man began with his build. Ho had arms a full
hand longer than any man who could be found.
Ho had no more backbone ihitu n snake,•and
could almost tlo himself in a knot, lie could tell
tho dale on a silver dollar held up twenty feet
away, and ho could hear every word of a con
versation In n common tone of voice across n
street. Ho could run a half mile ns fast ns any
horse could gallop, and there was a standing
offer of $lO to any man who eimid hold him
down. On a but of a box of sardines he once
passed six sentinels within an hour. On another
occasion ho entered tho Colonel’s tent and
brought away that ollleer’s hoots.
When Tom’s remarkable qnalltlcaltons were
discovered lie was detailed as a Seoul and spy,
and wits changed from one department to
another. In tlto capacity of spy he entered
Richmond three times. He entered Vicksburg
and preached a sermon to the soldiers n week
before tho surrender. Hu was In Now Orleans
live days before that oily wits taken. He was a
man who Hrntly believed that ho could not bo
killed by an enemy, amt he governed his move
ments accordingly.
While under the ordersnf Clen. Hooker, Kelley
proved on several occasions (hat he could see
furthorwlth the naked eye-than an.v'olllcur
could with a Held-glass. If lie could get a plaee
of concealment within fifty feet of a picket, he
could catch the countersign. lie visited Look
nut. Mountain. Intending to spike as many of tho
Confederate guns as possible. Ills disguise was
that of n tanner who had been driven from
homo by tho Union forces. The enemy some
how got suspicions of him, and ho was placed In
the guard-house for (he night. There was a
sentinel at the door, nml others near by standing
guard over guns and stores, but it was all the
same to Kelley. With an old tin plate for use as
shovel nml scoop be burrowed nut at tho back
mid of tho building.and walked up to two pieces
of artillery amt spiked both Indore any alarm
was raised. When the sentinels began Hrliignt
him, ho mu out of camp, but before he was clear
of it lie hud been lin’d on fifty times.
Kelley was once captured when asleep by .Mis
souri guerrillas. When he opened his eyes ho
was surrounded by live or six men on foot and
others In the saddle. It was tinder a tree In mi
open Held, and he hud been trucked by u dog.
As lie rose up at tholr command, he resorted to
bis wonderful skill ns a gymnast, iiy dodging
and twisting ami Jumping, he got out of the
crowd, pulled a man off his saddle and would
Imvu escaped bud not the dog fastened to his
leg. He was then put under guard inn log
house with only ouc-i-oom. Two sentinels sttt at
tho door with revolvers hi their li.tmN, and
kept watch of his every movement. After tin
hour or two Kelley npproaehud us If to offer
them tobacco, and jumped elenr over their
heads like a deer. He. had half a mile of open
Held to cross, and he crossed It under the lire of
a score of muskets and revolvers without being
ibtrlng his three years nnd a half In the service
Kelley captured lltty-two Confederates nml
turned them over us prisoners. He himself was
captured and escaped live times. As n spy he
entered more titan thirty Confederate camps
tmd forts. Ho was Hrednpon at least I,eon times,
and yet was never wounded. He said (hat he
would never die by the hands of tin enemy, end
his prophecy came true. In tho last year of 'he
War. while bringing n captured Confederate
scout into camp, both were killed within forty
rods of tho Union lines by u bolt of lightning.
London Lrffrr.
London Is not particularly gay Just now. No
doubt 11 Is reserving It# energies for tho coming
season, but tho “high art" and "lesthetie"
school still nourishes in society and Ibid# many
devotees. Those ••cultured” beings form a sort
of mutual admiration society, mid every young
poet, painter, and composer who Joins their
ranks llnds himself surrounded by n host of kin
dred spirits, till wilting to yield him tho sumo
tribute of feverish worship which he pays them.
Thu young men affect long hair through which
they carclcsly run their lingers, lowcotlars, neck
tics of strange hues, and very lli-mado clothes.
Tho women, too, are fearfully and wonderfully
garbed. Trailing robes la tho “ Pegnnlr" stylo,
made of quaint materials of still quainter colors,
mustard yellow.#, plekiuy green#, oriental reds,
and Indescribable blue#, tho hair generally
dressed In tho classic Greek knot without tito
slightest rclurouco in tho typuof face. Add to this
string# of bends galore ami very dirty old lace with
any “quaint" addition# in the shape of media 1 -
val shoes, peacock feathers, etc., and you will
havu a very fair Idea of the London “lothollo"
of to-day. Any ordinary mortal who doc# not
understand this kind of thing, mid who venturi'#
to say so, is at onco spoken of a# a “ Philistine."
Thu lender, und 1 believe tho founder, of ihl#
school Is.rouug-Gscar U’lldo. amt lu him I# eon-
Humiliated nil thu "uiterncss" of their creed,
lie speak# hi a pathetic monotone, poses (u
languid attitudes, mid Is generally surrounded
by a bevy of admiring girl#; ho like# to be seen
with Uu.sklii, whom ho addreste# as "Master.”
One Is constantly hearing fresh stories of Oscar
Wilde. This Is iho lust; Ho Informed Iho world
that the event of this century hurl taken place
under hi# roof. Mr#. I.atmtry and ltn#kin met
In his chambers. Thu "Master” was quietly
sipping his cup of afternoon tea, when the door
suddenly opened and thu "Jersey l.lly " walked
In. Itnskin rose, advanced to meet her with
ontslreiehed hands, exclaiming: “We have no
poets, wo have no painter#, bin wo havo beauti
ful women who hold our destinies In their
hand#!" Mrs.iamgtryuearlyswoonud. AisthoGo
tableau 1
now sms got iruimv iiomk.
The Washington LVmmfdc records tho follow
ing Incident as having occurred In trout of tho
National Museum, where tho hall was held on
Inauguration night:
Whlloaboozy "cabby" was curled up Inside
his hack, ho was awakened by tbo dourbclng
pulled suddenly open, and a bund Jerking ut his
emit In a quick, imperative manner.
•"Wakuup! wakoupl fur God's sake!" mild a
startled voice that, In a calmer moment, would
have been silvery sweet. “Come'with me, ami
I'll give you $20."
Tho da/.od driver of thu vehicle raised his
weary head, ami his eye# fell upon a beautiful
face, frightened blue eyes, and trembling Up#,—
a glorious woman, who was all excitement.
"My mono Is . Vou know mo; you look
my husband ami myself to—mentioning a
grand party that occurred recently, “ Now ho
is hero with anoihorwoman. O, Heaven I that I
should havu to say Itl Let mu get In the car
riage; I will send one nf the ollk-ei-# to tellhlm
that a mim l# waiting to aeo him fur a moment
out here. When he comes to the door of (ho
hack Pll iniilio him get In. ami thou you drive
In vain (ho drl ver expostulated, and said that
be was engaged to slay there am) get hi#
party. Thu peer woman would not tako
no for uu answer, ami thu sight of
a crisp now hank note so excited tho
avaricious desire# of tho haekman that he com-'
plied and drovu tho wife a# near the main door
as bo could get. Bbo got out ami hurriedly spoku
to u man In attendance. In a moment hu was
gone, unu cm long he returned with a gentle
man, who made hi# way to tho carriage where
hi# "gentleman frfuml" was iiuppomd to be
awaiting him. Tliuru were some Imuty, excited
word#: the man denied and. expostulated, Imt
thu wife would not bo reasoned with. Hu re
turned, and a few minutes later came mu with
his overcoat und Imt. Ho got In that carriage,
und was whirled away up toward thu northwest
cm seuiUni of tho city. A noted und charming
lobbyist was minus her escort, mid tho wlfu pos
sessed her own.
F.lghtcon hundred und olghly-ono docs not
resemble a pair of lovers on a sofa, because
tberu Is unu at uach end.
IT Nature puts a wart on a miin'miojo it la
placed whoro she wants It, and not where It will
help hold hi* spectacles.
II may ho well to state tor tho luforma lion of
amateur artists that piaster easts of Hoyal per
sonage# are not made of ooim*plastor.
Ida J.cwls has saved two brass-,baud pur*
fonuora from drowning. Bho never discrimin
ate# against a man's calling when he Isindls
tlngllab preJudloo-Jdttlu girl to new nurse:
“And In France,you know. Jane, they speak
French. Instead of saying * Vcs.* for Instanoo,
they say‘Wee. Dor, miss! How paltry!”—
London Punch.
“What.” suld the Ibis, helping himself to n
elgarut, “ Is thedltforcueu between tho hungry
Chhinumn and a hungry trout) 1 ” “Never
mind,” said Dampy, reaching fur tho ruler.
“ Due tiles lo his neu and the mhur rises to Ids
lly," screeched the btnl as ho departed through
the ventilator.—/hirvurd Duntjxjoa.
One of the completes! little social events oc*
curred near Fort VVhigute. hi Texus v the other
day. A puny of four gamblers entered a saloon,
and. business being u little dull that morning,
the proprietor Joined them hi a friendly game.
In luo Ulllloiiliy that-ensued im partlalhy was
shown whatnver. all live of them being killed. It
was decidedly tho »*osl recherche alialr of the
season. The toilets wore gray rlblied mdler*
shirts, with overtrain of blue woolen.—old iron
Jewelry.—iVcft’s Sim.
“beUlug tbo gigantic Indian around tho waist,
the bravo boy lifted him into the air and Hung
him headlong down the chasm. Panting tho
boy stood, and watched tho Indian's body fall
from crag to crag until It disappeared in tho
darkness bulow.- Just at this moment”——Just
at that moment the father of tho hoy who was
rcaumg this trash came along, lilted the young*
stur by tho cur, and iu tho woodsued mallncu
that followed the boy bad uo tbougot of Ulugiug
Ilio oM ninii down it damn. Thorn was no chasm
"Tlnup cigars ! bought hero yesterday wore
mighty bad." Dealer—" Ibid? why. sir, Fvo
sold thousands mid thoii«iuids of those cigars,
andyon'w ilio first iimi to find fault with them.
Customer— ■* I don't know imythtiur about that,
lint I know that when 1 1 ried to smoko—” Deal
er—"Ah, I see, I seel That's where yon made n
mistake. I supposed you wanted them to treat
your friends with. I thought there must Im
some mistake about It."
Tho Old Foot Feted by Ills Admiring
Countrymen selio»l«Chlldrcn For*
given Their Mina In Honor or the Oc
AVic Turk Tlmr*.
I’aiiih, March I,— I The 27th of Fchrtmry wastho
anniversary of Victor lingo’s hlrlh, and tho
" Parnassians,” bjvwhom ure meant long-haired
yonmr poets who never speak of him otherwise
limn as tho " Master," and without reverently
taking olf their hats, got up u manifestation In
honor oftho "mightiest mind that over redo
IVgasns to Immortality." Hrnest d'llervllly
was tho llrst to suggest that the poet's friends
should present him their congratulations on his
With birthday, but he meant that this should bo
done ipiletly and without ostentation. Unfurl
nnalely a little half-penny newspaper got wind
of the Idea, and an "etTeoilvo” committee,
out of opposition to' tho Committee of
Honor, with which It declined to confer,
drew up u program as motley us It was preten
tious. Now. everybody knows hoar averse tho
.Master Is to display, su that I shall astonish no
body by telling that hu almost mudo up his
mind to write to (he Parnassians, ** Please don’t 1"
Hut his scruples of modesty have been, over
come; it might mortify "his beloved children"
were lie to deellno their homage, and then ho
felt, like every one else, that whatever absurdi
ties tho Committee may be guilty all would bo
dfaced by tho prestige of his name; all would
be forgotten in tbo sincere nneuilun with which
In* Inspires Ids fellow-countrymen.
Most people have read "I.es Mlsfirablcs," ami
will remember that line of /•'iJidliic'ssoiig:
be* blenels imhil Idem, los rotes sunt roses.
Few know Unit it was written by Victor llngoas
a sort of pretest against tbo ens o nmry ortho
grafy of the word " bUmet," which is meaning
less, whereas "iilenut" indicates the color of tho
llnwer. It is tho souvenir of this, and of tho
f'roal service thereby rendered to the French
miguago, which dictated to tho Committee
l heir select ion id' tho colors fur nil the draperies,
banners, bompiets, and other accessories of the
ceremony. A rose and a hlonoi—l bullevo bleuot
Is the dower known ns blue-bottle—fastened by
bine and pink ribbons. i\n which were printed
tiio above nnoted lino in pink letters on timblno
ground, and In blue letters on tiio pink ground,
were distributed to tbo ood Commissaries in
trusted with tho management of tho procession.
Twoesirndes in front of Hugo’s house, tinm
inenied witli gilded baskets, in which the popu
lation wore expected to deposit Us Moral olfer
mgs, reproduced tho same colors, whilu between
them was planted an imiuemo laurel with golden
foliage. The three "nninlelp.il trees"
erected by tho City Connell opnoslt to
the poet's dwelling, No. PU) Avenue d'H.vhtn, be
came colossal boii(|iiets, decked ns they wero
with Mowers and palms and olive brunches,which
had been sent Irom every part of Franco to tho
horticulturist who Imd tho contract, and for
whom tho resources of tho Capital wero instill!-
dent. As to tho emblems and eomniemornilvn
medals gotten upon private sixienlalion and
hawked about at till prices, from live cents to
dvo francs, they wero as numerous ns tho sands
ol tin* sea and us varied as It was possible to
make anything where blue and pink were do
rlgueur, and In which tho primitive text,
l.cs Olt uoiH mini Idem. le* rosea mmt ruses.
must bo preserved. Gnu curious detail nr the
cortege was tho primers' deputation carrying
tliu littU; liand-prcss-wbonco Issued tho curliest
productions «if tliu Master. then u much perse
cuted aspirant for lyric fame.
The lesUval nf Feb. 2T wan effectively the cel
ebration of tho resurrection of French litera
ture, although It may provoke ji smllo to read
that "ho la thu equal of A-Hchylu#, of 81mk
speare. and of Allghluro." d’ho manifestation,
wall all Us banners, and emblems, and choral
societies, mid nrplicuim. was emphatically a pop
ular manifestation, mid the most decidedly mid
unmistakably popular manifestation wtdcli I
have over scon in Franue, except on die returns
of the victorious legions from tho Crimea and
from Italy. I'cMiaps, to be precise, It was more
really popular than even those minrnltlcent dis
plays. for Its Initiative was duo to private Indi
viduals and net indirectly the result of olJlclal
action. The municipal authorities put up two
ixllucd masts at the corner of tho Avenue d’Fy
iau ami the Hue do I’reshmirg. ami ornamented
thorn with Hairs mid escutcheons In
scribed with tho titles of iho author's
works, mat tho streets were sand
ed and kept clear of obstructions,
but these were nothing. All those acts might
have been omitted, and their omission have
passed unnoticed In contemplation of tho Inde
scribable enthusiasm of tho crowds, who from
almost daybreak began to assemble hi tho avu
tine and In tin* neighboring streets. All the
workingmen's associations took part in the
procession, of which some Idea may bn formed
from tho following list of corporations which
were represented by delegates: Tho wateh
makors, tho journeymen bakers, tho bakers of
extra quality bread—“pains do luxe"—thu
Fiunos-Comlnl#. the dyers and scourers, com
mercial mid manufacturing clerks, turners,
printers, stokers, machinists, bottlers and
barrel-makers, galosh-matters, makers of stop
cocks. parqueters; paper-makers und rulers,
carpenters, tilers, tailors, plumbers, and
Klne-layers. Kaeh of those guilds had Its
respective banner, and all hnff avoided, with
cxqulsit tact and delicacy, every emblem which
might bo misinterpreted Into n political fllg
nihcatloti. Tho object was, universally, to
do honor to thu pout, and It was'this deslro
which was the chief motive of tho organizers
In (heir selection of the obligatory pink and rose
Instead of the mure brilliant scarlet advised by
a'few who forgot that thu end In view was hom
age to one whoso profession Is peace mid good
wdl to all. Tho cortf’go started from the Are do
Trlompho precisely at noon, and marched up tho
Avenue d’Kylau ns far us tho Muctto; hero tho
different groups broke off, some few continuing
on to the Troeadero, whtv*u they assisted at tho
performances ol the vocal and dramnTlo celeb
rities who offered their services to tho Commit
tee. I did nut attend this part of thu ceremony,
Imt when 1 have mentioned that MM. Coqucllti,
Manhunt, Fuhvrc. Mounet-Suliy, Worms, mid
Mines. Crol/.ette. Ilarlcl, Dudlay, of the CmuCdio
Tranvalse, M. I.afontalnuot the Odeon, Villarut
ami .Melehisscdeu of thu (Irani! Opera, and Fnuro
replied ur sang seventeen ulceus of prose or
poetry written .by Victor lingo, and that
thu introduction and winding up was by
thu bund of tho Garde Itf-pulilieahiu, 1
hope to have conveyed thu impression
that everything was above criticism. Tho
procession was admirably well managed.
In addition to tbo workingmen's deputations
which I have noticed already, there wore dele
gate# from the municipalities of Paris anil all
thu provincial towns, from tho press, from nu
merous artistic and literary societies, from edu
cational establishments, from tho Masonic
lodges, Irom gymnastic societies, etc.
lu thu evening ninny or tho I heat res covered
their fm/mles with gas-jets und'Hags, mid In
every one, Indeed In every eaffi concert In tho
Capital, verse# wore declaimed in honor of the
pout. Nor was tho Government Indifferent,
nltUmigli taking no official part In thu celebra
tion. On Friday evening tho President ot tho
Connell, M. ferry, accompanied by several of
tho chief clerks—Chefs do lliircan—they call
Ilium here—of tho Department ot Public In-
Hinictlon mid the Fine Arts, culled upon Victor
lingo to present him whh a superb amphora of
old tttvros, mounted In gilt bronze and enriched
with cameos, on Urn frieze of which aro painted,
by I nigemml tho younger, scenes from
llegimrd# •• l.oJoueur. On tho pedestal of tho
viimj is tho loltowlug Inscription: •• l-o Gou
yernermmt do la Ucmibbquo a Victor Hugo. 27
l evrlcr IRM." M. Ferry pronounced a short
speech expressive ot his admiration and es
teem, and of tho intense Joy felt by him that
•• this our national factory, which mico worked
only for sovereigns, could to-day offor themost
choleo specimen nf Its production tti Vidor
Hugo us a birthday present." Thun tho pout
" embraced tho Minister with effusion." und tho
latter added that, "as throughout your life you
have been tho apostle of mercy. I, In my deslro
to pleasu you, havo ordered thu remission of all
piinlshmunis Intlluli-dtipon tho scholars at every
lyeeum, college, and school m Franco mid Al
geria." Upon this Victor heeamu again effusive,
ami with “tears lu hlsnyus amllu hi# volco" guvo
uttcruiieo to his grailtmlu "in my own numu
und In tho name of thu J minus ummstlCs."
lluforo the War—Minon t'niueruii’s Lm(
Talli with JeirerHOii I>uvU.
(7tarfor.ui Lrlurhtlhe imnfopUi l*m».
“ I remember one inornlugdnvhig the exciting
debates hi the Puimto pnor to the retirement or
Dm bonihern Senators that Jolt Davis, w.th
whom I bail been upon the most Intimate terms
lor a turn.* time, invited mo to breakfast to talk
over the tpietuhms at Issue amt to ask If I would
not use my hitlneneo In behalf of a peaceful
separation. Tho talk between us while at
breakfast, which lusted homo lime, was unite
animated, but all m good temper, but toward us
conclusion it became very warip. Mr. Davis was
then, as t suppose lie Is now, a mail ot iingov
ernablo will, and, of course, took posftivogruund
that the States had a right to secede, and would
do so unless their demands were acceded to. I
denied Dus right and said that, any attempt on
their part to leave the Union would result hi
war. Ituih of us wore stubborn upon the
diverse positions laketi. He trot nulle excited,
and. us i was leaving, said angrily:
“•t’ameron, If there Is an attempt on tbo part
of tho Not ih to coerce us. and war between tho
Htales results 1 will draw a line through the
country m the Potomac Uiver. No.’he added
Immediately, • 1 will draw the line at tho bus*
ijuehmum, and your homo shall be my head*
quartets.' 1 answered much hi tho same tern*
per: 1 Von will never be permitted to break up
the Union, and if you try it war will be the re*
su't.you will be soundly thrashed, and Hluvery
to this country will be doomed when the ilrst
gnu Is tired.’ illstorv has veritled tho predie*
tlun. Davis soon after left the bouute, and 1
have never seen him since.’.”
I - •
File olf your corns with tho “ Japanese Corn*
rile.” It wilt surely cure and end oalu. USeuuts.
The State Department of Agri
culture Explains.
The Big Figaros a Gross Exaggera
tion, and Hot Trustworthy,
Tho Illinois Hogs In Hotter Condition
than Brer llcforo.
Tho Committee appointed by tho Hoard of
Trade to Investigate (he charges made in regard
to cholera and other disease among hops In tills
Htntc, having received (ho report of tho Stale
Agricultural Department at Hprlnglleld, make
tho following statement to tho Hoard o( Trade:
Vonr (-'<mimltlor} viidted tho Ktnto Hoard of
Agriculture at Sprmgllebl, and from It aaeur
tallied that tho discrepancy apparent In tho
mortality tignics amongst hogs, as shown In the
several published report-*, anno from, tho fact
that those reports contained two pets of tlgtires,
ono set being taken In toto from the reports of
tho Department for (ho assessment of Htato
taxos, and therefore not in anv degree vouched
for l>y tho Department of Agrhiiltnro. hut
shown by Intornai ovidonro and tho reliable re
port of tho Department of Agriculture to ho ex
tremely inaccurate.
are obtained by thorn when In pursuit ot In
formation for purposes of taxation, and It Is
therefore tho Interest of all (hob* intormunts to
exaggerate tho number of deaths and under
estimate the mniilier of live hugs In their pos
session which are subject to taxes. While on
the other hand (ho llgnres which Iho Depart
ment of Agriculture vouches tor ami publishes
as Its own are compiled from earoliil report-!
made to it by men specially seieeted for thu pur
pose by reason of their high standing and
thorough competency to supply information on
agricultural topics and from their local knmvl
edge. Information obtained In this way Is tho
morn, to ho rolled upon, as thorn men have no
motive fur making thoir reports favorable or
An examination of thu tlgurosof tho various
reports and remarks of eorresimmlems accom
panying (horn show 187 U and IBBH to have been
exceptionally healthy yours amongst hogs, and
on this one point both Hie Tax Assessor's re
ports and tho'Agrlciiltural reports are unani
Tho most mithontlu figures show:
Per -
Death*, ceulaac.
.IM,2iW 17
.HW.sgl 12
•471.7-V4 Jf
.18J.877 0
1880 237,!W) 7
The reports of tho average weights of bogs
said to nave died In the past llvn veins—viz.; Ml
lbs. In 187*1, 101 lbs. In 1877, 108 IbH. In 1878, 08 11(3.
In 1811), lot lbs. In 1880—servo to show mat tho
mortality lies almost entirely amongst tho very
young pigs before they have begun to bo fatted
for Hie market. *
We nolo that in tabulating tho mortality
amongst bogs
Whether tho hog dies froju luck of water In a
dry time, from lung dlseaso brought on by ox*
eesslvo wot. from u imtumlly rouble eonstltn
lion, from exposure to excessive cold, or from
any other causes too numerous to mention; In
tnet, unless ft dies at the Imud of tho huielicr,
hog-eholoru uloiio In blamed. In this connection
wo might mention that It seems to ns unfortu*
1111(0 that ho much Ignorance prevails amongst
the farmers with regard to the symptoms of va*
rlous diseases of (ho nog. It Is obvious that un
til something Is done to enlighten thorn on this
subjout, ami more eure taken in specifying tho
onuses of mortality hi the published reports,
there will ho continued danger of exaggerated
statements of tho spread of so-called hog-chol
era being circulated.
During tho severe winter Just passed many
thousands of hogs and young pigs Im vo no doubt
been frozen and starved-to death, and all of
these (unless some action Is taken to prevent It)
will appear In tho reports ns having died from
Vour Coinmttteo made a formal romicst of tho
Hoard of Agriculture, for an ollleiul statement
of tho present
as compared with formcrycars, mid received tho
following reply:
•• DtfpAiminsT og Anntcm.Tintß, Benign
m:u», March lI.—To Ihc Committer, of Ihr. Lhlamo
IliHtiilof JVdi/e—(lksti.kmcn: l havu tho honor
to acknowledge tho roeetpt of your favor of the
loth uist. asking for Information concerning tho
extent of loss of hugs in thlstilaio from hog
••Tho following table gives tho percoutago of
loss of hogAfrom no-called hog-ehuleru during
tho nasi dive years, as well as tho average
weights of the diseased hogs, and tho figures arc
taken from tho ollleiul reports received by this
Department. .Said reports wore made by farm
emit'experience, selected by this Department
by reason of their high standing and thorough
knowledge of tho actual state of allairs In their
several localities:
Ptrernloue Anrnae
of hum, iL'Clyht.
W 101
“Thu above tulilo conclusively proven Unit
tlioro Is no foundation for tho exaggerated
statements In. circulation concerning the in
crease In numbers of hogs dying,ln rlila'Stato
from Ho-caltod hug-ebulerii. There has been u
largo mid steady decrease from 17 pur cunt In
1870 to 7 per cunt in IBHJ In loss of mo entire
number or hops In tho State from so-called hop*
cholera. Ail diseases of hops are Included un
dor (ho caption of hog-cholera so called.
“Your atlcinlon la Invited to tho dltTuronco
between tho average llvu weight of hops mar
keted. UW pounds, and the average weight dur
ing tho past live years id'h'lgs dying Irom so
called hog-enolem of lOd pounds, and this differ
oneu shows that the deaths occur chlelly among
young hogs and pigs.
“ In view of tho above fact there scorns to bo
very Utile occasion to question tbo healthy con
dition of mature hogs when ready tor market.
The Increased attention given to (ho sanitary
nmnugumtmi of swine has donhUoss had much
to do with the decreased mortality of late years.
Yours very truly,
“S. D. Fishbu, Secretary.”
how little danger may be apprehended from It
In meats usually exported maybe gathered from
tho report of tho Chicago Health Department of
1878, which contains tho report of n committee
nt exports appointed to luvestigatu trichinosis,
which shows that trichina* aro almost always
etmllued to the psoas muscle or tenderloin,
which norlllm of tho hog Is never exported, and,
although millions of pounds are consumed
annually In tbo State or Illinois, only eleven
deaths have occurred from trichinosis Fit hftcon
years, fully conllrinlng Dr. Rauch's observation
(In his appended cin-ti.icato) that llio damage to
life amounts practically to nothing. Your Com
mittee obtained tho following cert Ideates having
reference to the number of deaths (rum trichi
nosis In this city imd Statu.
“ Illinois Statu IhiAitn op Hkaltii, Spring
fiklu. March 10.—Since IbDd cloven deaths have
occurred in tho Statu of Illinois by trichinosis,
and in uvery Instnnoo from entlug raw ham or
Biinmigo. As n sanitarian 1 regard tho danger to
life from this source us practically amounting to
nothing, It being so easily prevented by cooking.
No doubt more deaths occur from many other
articles of diet that are regarded ns harmlcs, no
record uf Urn same being made.
“John 11. Rauch, M. D., Secretary
"I hereby fortify that thorn occurred In tho
City of Chicago. in tno year IHTJ, «.0U deaths,
mid In tho year IhtW Ui.liH death*, and Unit dur
ing tho above iierlod there occurred but two
deaths from trichinosis.
“M. U. (Jleakok, M.D..
Ilogltttntrof Vital huulsllcs.
Three Prlutera— llotv a Sup-
posed Corpse I'rltfhtotiuii the WtUehurv
b) Coming; To Life.
irmhlii-jfdit Corrcuuuulriuf .Vr», Turk Pml.
A (freut many yearn ago, before tho on bout
Govermr.eiilPr.uitug-OHleo was established there
were Unco primers engaged upon Government
work who were fabt Ir.emls and constant asso
ciates. They neither had nor eared to have
other aecpmlnljmees. Due day <mu of tho throe
fell hick and died, Then the question was who
would perlorm the usual riles of friendship for
tho dead. Nobody outside took any Interest In
tho mailer, so (but the two trlends were obliged
to carp lor the boiiy themselves. Now, all those
printers were fond of liquor. mid thouuh they
never were to bo seen In iniidUi barrooms, had
many a bout by themselves In n quiet nook.
The two renmlnmiT Irlends then sat up with
tho eor|ne, and to while away tho time brought
their pack of cards and huttlo for srompiuiy.
l.uohro was the game uml they plajed for a
stake, tho winner to drink on scoring the #lllllO,
and tho loser to stay dry. Tho luekruuonc
sided. Beated on cithersldoof the corpse, with tho
eolllu between them us n tahle. the players played
and reetmmed the virtues of thoirdead Irion d.
But the one who never won wasgetting more and
morulhirsiy. The cards had run steadily mmlnst
him, mid not a drop of liquor had passed hlsllps.
rlually the luck ehanired. and slapping down tho
right bower on the eoilln, he osulmmcds “There,
now It's my turn!" Wim n Imstv motion he
reached for mo bottle, but ut that Instant eon*
siernatlon tilled the breasts of both friends us
the supposed corpse rose up and said, “Not a
drop nil I've had mine." With a semnn of hor
ror the two friends Jumped up and rushed, ono
to the door mid tho mum' to the window. The
hitler leaped to the around In bis terror mid
broke ti leg, the other gained tho street without
misadventure mid dlsup|>eared.
Years have elapsed. Uolh tho watchers bavo
died, but tho friend who was supposed 'to be
dead still lives, an eccentric, ugud man. who Is
now a compositor in the Government Printing
Rlood vessels burst by whooplug-eougb. Halo's
Honey of Horcbouml uml Tar relieves.
Pike's Tuutbucbc Drops cure lu one mluute.
nan WA vs nr:Anr nnr,n:r.
Changes ns Seen and Felt, ai
they Hally Occur, Aft
er Using a Few
1. Good spirits, ilisnpppnrnTico of wsnknsw
Istiiruor, .noliu.trlioly, Inomiso and bnrainc.,S
Ue»h and muscles, etc. ” 01
«. Hlrcngth increases, nupctlto Improves, ret.
Ish for food, no more sour cruclHtlons of w.. A #
brush, good digestion, calm and undlatiiriAi
sleep, awaken fresh and vigorous. **
tl. Disappearance of spots, tdoicbes, plmnlM.
tho skm looks clear and heniiiiy: tho inni
changed from Its turbid and cloudy appunniucl
to a clear ohorryor umber color: water imuea
freely from tho bladder- through tho uratiir*
without. )ialn or scalding; llttloor no sediment*
no pain nr weakness. 1
4. Marked diminution of quantity and fra.
aticm-y of Involuntary weakening dlschnrv«
f afflicted In that way), with curtuinty of no?
nnuiont cure. Increased strength exhibited )■
tho secreting glands, and function harmony n£
stored to the soreml organs. J
6. Yellow tinge on the whito of tho eyes and
tho swarthy, saffron appearance of tho ikiS
changed to n clear, lively, and healthy color.
0. Those 'Buffering from weak or ulcerated
lungs or tubercles will realize great benefit to
expectorating freely tho tough phlegm or mucui
from the lungs, air cells, bronchi or windpipe
throat or bond: diminishing tho frequency oi
cough: general Increase of strength thmimhuul
tho system: stoppage of nlgbt-swruts and pnini
and feelings of weakness around tho ankles,
logs, shoulders, etc.; cessation of cold and
chills, sense of suffocation, bard hrnnthinu and
paroxysm of cough on lying down nr arising in
the morning. All (huso distressing symptoms
♦rmlually and surely'disappear.
7. Ah day after day thu oAIWAHARII.LIAN If
taken now signs of returning health will appear
ns tho blood Improves In purity and strontrib
disease will diminish, and nil foreign and impurt
deposits, nodes, tumors, cancer* hard lumps,
etc., bo resolved away, and tho unsound minis
sound and healthy: ulcers, fever sores, chroali
skin diseases, gradually disappear,
8. In cases whom thu system has he.cn sali
vated, and .Mercury, Quicksilver, CorrosiveSub*
llnmto have accumulated ami become ilci)n«itc4
In (ho bones, joints, etc., causing curies of tbs
cones, rickets, spinal curvatures, contortions,
whtto swellings. varicose veins, etc., tho SAR-.
HAI'AHUjLIAN will resolve away these deposits
and exterminate tho virus of tho disease from
tho system.
11. If Ihoso who arc taking those medicines for
tho cure of Chronic, Herofulons, or Svpbllitls
diseases, however slow maybe tho cure, - feat
bolter" and llnd thoir general health improving,
their Hush and weight increasing. nr oven keep
ing Its own. It Is a sure sign that the euro Is pro
gressing. In these diseases tho patient either
gels hotter or worse.—tho virus of the disease is
not Inactive; If not arrested and driven from
tho blond, It-wlll spread and continue to unde*
mine tho constitution. As soon ns thu SAItSA-
I'AHIbIiIAN makes tho patient “loci heller, *
every hour you will grow hotter and Increase It
health, strength, and llchli,
The great power of this remedy Is In discuses
that threaten death, ns In
of (ho Lungs and Tuberculous Phthisis, Scrofm
In-SyuhtloUl Diseases, Wasting. Degeneration,
and ulceration of tho Kidneys, Diabetes. su>d*
page of Water (Instantaneous relief alfnrdu
whero catheters have been used, thus doing
away with tho painful operation of nsinu tins®
Instruments, dissolving Htonc (n the UladJcr,
and In all cases of
Inflammation of the Blad a
der and Kidneys.
In chronic cases of Leueorrhcca and Dtcrlo 1
One bottle contains more of tho active prlncN
pies of Medicines than any other Preparation.
Taken in Teaspi>onfnldoH a s.whllootbersrc<iuin
live or six times as much.
PjiauterT) Ptarrb u, Cholera SSurUiit Fettll
Md A rue IChMilriKl.m. Neiunlulu. IMph*
(herift Inniieoxu, Throat,
lilfflcull llrciidilna
Bowe> Complaints,
lAosecens, lilßrrbsa. CholHtu Morlmt or imiiilj' diw
eo»r>o*fl Crmn Uih tmwoin. (iri) jimmuil In t.»or.'Um'n-
Btet by tuition Itiulwuj'a tu-tuly Hellof. No joust!*-
Oon or mUsmmntlon, no weukoeM or lassitude. all
follow tho use of tho It. It. Itoimf.
that instantly stops tbo most excruciating pula*,
allays Inilaninmtious, and euies Congestions
whether of the Lungs, Stomach, llnwcls ue
other glands or nrgans.by one iinpllcaiioii,
No matter how violent or excruciating pain tbs
Übucmutlc. lled-rlddcn, Inllrm, Crippled. Nerv
ous, Neuralgic, or prostrated with disease may
•offer, RADwAY'o READY RELIEF will idler*
Instant case.
1 Tbo application of tho Ready Relief to tha
port or parts where the pain or dlfllculty exist!
will afford ease and comfort.
Thirty to sixty drops in half a tumbler of
water will in u row minutes cure Cramps,
Sprains. Sour Stomach, Heartburn, Sica Read
ache, Dlkrrbteu, Dysentery, Colic, Wind India
Dowels, and all Internal Pains.
Travelers should always'curry u bottla ot Rad
way's Ready Relief with thorn. A few draps la
water will prevent sickness or pains fromctmnK#
of writer. It Is bettor than French Brandy of
Dltturs as a stimulant.
FEVER AND AGUE cured for tlfty cents.
There is not h remedial agent In this world ttwl
will cure Fever and Ague and all other Malari
ous. Dillons, Hcur/et. Typhoid. Yellow, and oth«
fevers lidded by RADWAY'B PILLS) so qukklf
Regulating Pillsl
A Vegetable Substitute for Calomel.
Perfectly tasteless, elegantly coated wills
sweet gum, purge, regulate, purify, cleanse,sad
strengthen. Uudway s Pills for too cure el an
disorders of the Etumach, Liver. Dowels. Hal*
peys. Bladder, Nervous Discuses. llcuducbL I.con
stipation, Costhono-s. Indigestion. Dvsjiejnw.
Biliousness. Fever, liitlnmmuUon 01 the Unwell,
Piles, and all derangements of the Internal > >»•
ceru. Warranted to egret a positive cuis.
Purely vegetable, containing no mercury, tula*
eriihor deleterious drugs. . . „
tJr"Obßorvo tho following symptoms resulting
from Disorders of (bo Digestive Organs:
Constipation, Inward riles, Fullness of ins
Blood In tho Head, Acidity of tho Stonmctu
Nausea, Heartburn. Disgust of Food, ruHne-a
of weight In tbo Stomach, Sour Eructations
Sinkings or Fluttering!! lit tho Pit of tho htmn*
acb, Swimming of the Head, Hurried and Dltii*
cult Breuiblng, Fluttering of tho Heart, t.hoking
or Suffocating Sensations whan la u lying P ,,S J
tore. Dots or Webs before tho sight, Fever and
Dull Pain hi tho Hoad. Bellclunuy of pcrsplM*
tion. yellowness of tho Skin and Eyes, l am iu
Die Bide. Chest. Limits, and sudden b lushes or
Boat, Burning in thn Flesh. . >h .
A iww doses of Itadway's Pllli will free lb*
System from nil tho above-named disorders.
Send a letter stamp to KAIBVAV A < <>T
(4T*lnformation worth thousands will be seal
There can be no bolter guarantee ot the valua
8 Dr. Rudway'e old established It. It. It. Hciiu';
es (Aon the base and woithlcss imitations or
Umid. As there arc False Kesnlvcuts. lUlji’tJ*
and Pills, be sure and ask for lludwaj’s. mid mw
that Um uaUM '' i§ \M «iui(yvu l/UJi

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