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fmr •1 r-d' r> % m •\VR Volume xx. Helena, Montana, Thursday, May 27, 1886. No. 28 <TI(.c illcchlii HjcraliL R E FISK D. W. FISK, A. J. FISK, Publishers <in<l Proprietors. Lirrest Circulation of any Paper in Montana Rates of Subscription. WEEKLY HERALD: One Year. iti ntlvanor .......... 83 00 Su Months, 1 in advance).......................... 2 (X) Three Months. in ailvan«*)........................ 1 00 When not paid for in advance the rate w ill be Four Dollar» peryearl Postage, in all eases Prepaid. DAILY HERALD: ( 'it y SnbM-ribers,delivered by carrier ? .O0a month One Year, by mail, (in advance).................. Ï0 OO >ii Months, by mail, (in advance»............... 5 00 Three Months, by mail, in advance ........... 2 50 A»-A!l eommunications should be addressed to FISK BKOS., Publisher»), Helena. Montana. Keep Out of lieht. !h tl » »nut intrlcaci' sof English orthography.] A man in debt No rest will gebt Until he's in the tomb. His carea will weigh So heavy theigh Will shroud his life with glomh. He'll practise guile; And never smuile; .<$ ITis bead with pain will ache; He'll grieve and sigh And want to digit And thus bis troubles sh&eho. But owing none ." ! lie'll have more fone Than any king that reigis; He'll feel benign; His health is fign And lie long life atteigus. J\ Without a doubt All can keep onbt (.if debt if only they Will never buy To ] »lease the eu y And cash down always pev. — If. ( Dodge in Detroit Free Press. I lie < online Könnet. < 'h, sing, the genius and the skill Of milliners whose trade is To meet the fancies, curb the will. And crown the handsome ladies! The birds were shot, a year ago, To trim the Easter bonnet; Put now they put the things that grow In market gardens on it. The vegetables and flowers and fruits, Tomato, radish, carrot. Banana or the bud, as suits The lady who must wear it. A turnip, on a curving brim, Will hold it in | osition: A carrot be some lady's whim To indicate omission; And < nions, odorous and voting, That aid the tears in falling, (hi mourning bonnets will be hung To mark the grief appalling. The hat or bonnet most complete. The envy of all women. Will be tlie one with biggest beet Amid the garden trimmin'. —Columbus Dispatch. A Itit of Gositip. There is a young lady of Troy Most handsome and winsome and coy^ We are nothing to blame That we don't give her name. For that might the story destroy. She got from a lady a letter— In Buffalo 'twas that she met her— We don't know her name. But, then, that's just the same. And perhaps it is something the I etter. This letter declares, it is said. That Cleveland's decided to wed; The bride told the news. r Said «he couldn't refuse. And will soon to the altar be led. There's the story for what it is worth— You know its career from its birth; Perhaps you're suspicious, But of gossip delicious YouTl have to admit there's a dearth. —Columbus Dispateh. Tlw Modern L.or«l Lovell. Lord Lovell he stood at his own front door, Seeking the hole for the key; Hi' hat was wrecked and his trousers bore A rent across either knee. When down came the beauteous Lady Jan In fair white draperee. "Oh, where have you been, Lord Lovell! she said; "Oh, where have you been?" said 'he; "I have not closed an eye in lied. And the clock has just struck thru'. Who has been standing you on your head In the ashbarrel, Perdee?" "I mn not drunk. Lady Shane," he said: "And so late it cannot be; The clock struck one as I enter-ed— 1 heard it two times or three; It must be the salmon on which I fed Has been too many for me." ell/ said, head— "Go, tell your tale, Lord Lovi "To the maritime cavalree, To your graudam of the hoary To anyone but me. The door is not used to be open-od With a cigarette for a key." —Washington »star. Dll, Where is This Thing Going to Knd ? Tra-la ! The houses we clean in the spring, Tra-la! Rive a blow to all social sunshine— And we profanely say as we sing, Tra-la! There's never a bit of the thing. Tra-la! But we find that it is useless to whine. And this the refrain that we dolefully sing, Oh, bother the houses we clean in the spring, Tra-la-la-la-la-la ! T ra-la-la-la-la-la ! The houses we clean in the spring —Bo'ton Budget. Customer (to florist)—Do th<* flowers that bloom in the PTorist (sternly)—Sir) Customer—I said do the flowers that bloom Florist isotto voce)—John, is Towser loose and the sand bag in the cash drawer w here I can reach it? John (in a whisper)—Yes, sir. an' Towser ain't eat nothin' senoe yesterday. PTorist — Well, sir, what did you say! Customer — I wanted to know if flowers that bloom in the early part of the year will bloom avail! later? —Pittsburv Chromela 00 (X) 00 OO 00 50 THE LICK OSSERVATOd V. A < alifori to ' the linn's Munificent Gift Cause of Soifiic*e. It is but right that a successful merchant should on dying see to it that his wealth should lie distributed among the people from which he collected it, and in the state whose government protected him in the acquisition of that wealth. So thought the la'e James Lick, one of the most tightfisted old misers of California. James Lick was a Pennsyl vanian by birth and a piano and organ maker by trade. He began business life in Philadelphia away back in 1820, this he car vied on successively and successfully in Balti more, Md., Buenos Ayres and Valparaiso, South America, and California. He reached this last place in the early davs of 1847, "getting in on the ground floor, ' a-» they say in Wall street, in speaking of one who gets a big hold of an enterprise on the start. Old Lick kept cautiously hoarding and in creasing his pile until it amounted to some *4.000,(DO in 1814. "And then a w onder came to light" in the shape of a trust deed by which he conveyed all ot this fortune to a board of trustees to be divided among publi- charities and for the er. ct on of valuable scientific i.is'itu tiens. Among the other bequests was one of *700,000 for the construction and equipment of an astronomical observatory for the Uni versity of California. This was a pet pro ject with the donor. He even selected the site for the buildings, and expressed a desire to lie buried near them. His wish is to be gratified, as it is intended to chisel a vault out of the solid rock under the pier which will support the great telescope, and here, twenty-five miles from civilization on a lonely mountain top 4,285 feet above the sea, will 1 e the solitary grave of the man who was are cluse in life. The spot selected for the observatory site is the summit ot Mount Hamilton, fifty miles south of San Francisco. The Federal gov eminent owned the land and congress made a grant of all the land embraced within a circle one mile below the summit. A road j over twenty miles in length has been con- [ structed from the nearest settlement at a cost of *75,00 ). rt. >> \ ■-• 4» '< Bi a.' VIEW OF THE OBSERVATORY COLONY. Work was begun ou Lick observatory in 18-80, the first being done was to cut off the apex of (he peak thirty-one feet so as to form a flat surface on which to construct the buildings. Our illustration from a photo graph shows the present appearance of the work, but it conveys no idea of the amount of labor it was to get them there. All the building material, tools, food, water and workmen had to be hauled from the valley below. There are already erected the ob servatory proper, which is a building 287 feet in length, and three other buildings for various other observations. It was a big ! undertaking and it is now only waiting the arrival of the great telescope to be com pleted. THE GREAT DOME AND TELESCOPE This is the building that will be the center of attraction for astronomers and scientists the world over. In it will be "the most powerful telescope yet made, ' as ordered in Mr. Lick's trust deed. It will contain a thirty-six inch objective, the largest ever at tempted and the largest the great telescope makers, A Ivan Clark & Sons, of Cambridge port, Mass. The next largest objective, measuring thirty inches in diameter, has re cently been fini-hed by the same firm for the government of Russia. At the time of Lick's death the largest telescopes in existence was the one in the Naval observatory at Wash ington, D. C., which has a twenty-six inch objective, anil Lord Ross' great six-fool reflecting telescope in Ireland. The im perial government of Austria has just constructed a very powerful telescope with a twenty-seven inch objective, but it is the intention of the trustees of the Lick ob servatory to keep ahead of the world in the power of their telescope. The dome is weil shown in this sectional plan presented herewith. It will weigh fifty tons, being probably seventy fret in diam eter, though this cannot be determined until the polishing of the objective is completed and its focal length is found. This, it is hoped, will lie accomplished this year, and two years later this country can proudly claim the liest equipped astronomical obser vatory in existence. A ST. LOUIS CLUB HOUSE. A Ituilding For the Accommodation Covers of the Turf. m T 2 fl ST. LOUIS JOCKEY CLUB HOUSE. The St. I-zmis Jockey club is oiu of the institutions of the city, and is now building a club bouse which will be one of the attrac tions to the visitor. It is a beauty, archi tecturally', of the Queen Anne style, and is to cost *50,OUU. The entrance to the build ing is from the side shown in the illustration, though the front proper faces the race track and contains two broad piazzas, from which an admirable view of the whole course may be had. Though these porches will be an important feature on racing days, it is to « -v • v. »v.» — ». ; • j j » : I ! j j j 1 ! 1 \ ! i j j j | j j I I I j j j j 1 j [ the social features oi «ue lju*. Thomas \Va.!su has devoted most of bis skill. There are large and small parlors and cosy little private dining rooms, an ample restaurant, billiard rooms and bowling alleys, g'-umasiurn a.:.<] all the appointments of a well regulate.! club house, with the addi tional creditable feature that unusual pains have been taken to render trie building at tractive to the wives and families of the members. AN ANARCHIST'S HEAD. in the Typical Lawbreaker Is sluurn the Portrait of Herr Most. "Whose portrait is that?" a lady asked when shown the pr.otograph from which the accompanying portait was engraved. "That is Herr Most, the Anarchist.'* "Well, he looks it" was her laconic comment, and mod; readers will agree with her. Herr Most has a rotund face and body that would indicate lie was ;r. t lacking any of the go« d things of m Johann most. this world. Meeting him with Lis hat on one would take him to lie a well-to-do saloon proprietor. But with his hat removed and his i. air closelv cropped his physiognomy is on * on which no mistake can be made. the characteristics are too strongly defined. The great, heavy jaws, heavy eyes and overhanging eyebrows, tLe receding forehead, the abnormal develop ment of the posterior j ortion of his cranium, all indicate a head admirably adapted for the mission he has in life. What the rnouth and chin would show cannot lie told, but it is presumed bis luxuriant beard covers equally strong charaeteristics necessary to the man. It does seem cruel to call atten tion to the abnormal phrenological points of this monster, and yet it i-the ino't charitable thing one can do. His training from child hood has developed the brutal and animal passions to the sacrifice of the inherent humane nature, so that it has molded his head, until it shows the brutal nature within. Herr Most is what he is because he cannot now be otherwise, though it is unfortunate that men will follow such a leader. He gained his notoriety in Europe some dozen years ago through his connection w-ith a Socialistic organization in Russia, from which Nihilism was develope 1. He was ! forced to flee from Russia and lived for a time in Germany and Austria, where he quietly advanced his doctrines and gathered some followers, the outcome of their plotting being, it is claimed, the assassination of the late czar. Germany and Austria becoming too hot far Most and his conspirators they scattered. Their leader next appeared in London, where he was finally imprisoned. On his release he came to this country, as lieing the last one among the civilized na tion' that would harbo'* him. Here he lias publishe i his doctrines in a paper called Die Freiheit, growing gra lually bolder and bolder until the police and grand jury had become convinced that his methods had become unlawful and ordered him to lie locked up, but lie could not be found. Herr Most's last appearance in public was before his "Workingmen's Rifle club. " a so ciety of Anarchists in New York. Twenty kegs of beer were drank by his auditors to give them courage. Here he made a speech, rifle in band. He advised his hearers to arm themselves against the interference of the police and brought his rifle to his shoulder occasionally to illustrate his intentions. Two detectives were in the audience whose evi dence will be sufficient to convict Most when caught. Two lieutenants of Most's, who were arrested, liecanie so terrified when they found they were within the 'aw's grasp, that they were willing to promise to renounce Socialism forever if they would lie allowed their fn- dom. This is one of the peculiarities of the Socialist leaders that they are per sonally arrant cowards. August Spies, the leader of the Chicago Anarchists, is an ar dent pupil of Most's in the shedding of blood and yet the sight of blood makes him deathly sick. Burdettes. % H.IP. HJF, FJHL RRAH.T. The Minnesota Norwegians have again been celebrating the discovery of America by Niels Niedersson the Red. The exercise! opened with the reading of the Djeclaration of Fjindependjience and closed with the sing ing of Hjail Cjolumbia. Fjhappv Jlaitd. Fjail. ye J heroes Fjheaven bjoruyteme bjand, wbjicb wjas gjven wjth a vjim that ljfted the Fjroof of the wjgwamj. WHEN THE DAY IS COLD. "I see. father," said Rollo, looking up from The Eagle, "that two boys in Maine were frozen to death while going to school." "Quite likely, my son." replied Rollo's father, "quite likely; a thing that is liable to happen anywhere, even in July. But you never heard of a boy freezing to death while com ing from school. Never, my son. " And that gave Rollo sou et hing to think aUmt uli n.( »ruing.—Brooklyn Eagle. Try ing Moment. % When a voting man is stated between twe young ladies at a party, a biscuit in one hand, a cup of tea in the other, his crush hat be tween his knees, and an uncontrollable desin to sneeze comes over him, then, indeed, it agony but a mild term for his trial.—Flie gentle Blaetter. CHICAGO RIOTING. Those who have comforted themselves that there never could be such mobs ami rioting in America as there have been frequently in the old world, must by (his time begin to conclude that they have teen sleep ing above a volcano. The scenes at) Chicago, May 4, bear a tragic resemblance to those at Ae storming of the French Bastile, July 14, 1780, three years less than a century ago. Curious facts of race appear in the Chicago events. Looking over the list of names of the killed ami wounded among the Socialises, it will be seen that they are not those •> native Americans, but of Bohemians, Poles, Hungarians and Germans, the very element that Bismarck lias been doing his utmost to get rid of. A smile broke over his iron face, undoubtedly, when he opened his favorite morning paper and rend how the factories and mills of Chicago were going to the bow wows. Another fact will strike the general reader. The fearless policemen w ho were killed an wounded in trying to disperse the rioters were, at most, without exception, Irish. England fancies that Irishman is only another name for lawlessness, but in the United States they are on the side of the law. link SVj pmm • • HZ w, r 3 S\ If y V* r THE INCENDIARY SPEECH. It was a man mounted upon u wagon who made the speech the night of May 4. that precipitated the bloodiest part of the riot. It was in the evening at the old Haymarket on the west side. Twelve tuonsand inen assembled in the old Haymarket after the riotous proceedings in the afternoon. They were the fermented in crease of the host that had been dispersed by the p dice in the afternoon. Then twelve determined policemen had begun to scatter a crowd of 20,000 people—men, women and children. Th *y were re-enforced afterwards till their number was 200, but the fact re mains that liefore their brother officers ar rived those twelve brave fellows made the throng yield before them. There was blood spilt on both sides, though no more than one or two lives were lost. The afternoon fight at once embo'dened the police «and whetted the wrath of the throng. Ill the evening they reassembled to vent their anger and breathe out vengeance. Now there is no law in this country against a man's speaking bis mind. It is quite pos sible that if the red rag speakers had been allowed to finish their harangues the crowd would have dispersed in peace. They were doing so. In fact August Spies and T. R. Parsons had made violent speeches which had fallen rather flat. The crowd liad dwin dled down to 1,000. P » Lt) :'£^\^vV r X '% V v^j o e — W »W J ZJ A *5 s w.r. ^ lT- J m THE DYNAMITE BOMBS. This would never do, thought Anarchist Fielden. He sprang upon a wagon and called wildly on the jieople to kill the police hirelings. Word wa- sent in a moment to a police station, and 125 men started at once to the Haymarket. "To arms!" cried Fielden, as they advanced on the scene. Police In spector Bon tie Id ordered them to diqierse in the name of the law. A second time he ; ave the command. The next momsnt it teemed as if earth and sky split ojien. The policemen marched in ranks, one row behind another. A number of bombs were seen to f all between the second and third rows. Policemen dropped to the ground shattered and bleeding. Some of the Socialists drop ped too, it is said. Immediately alter the explosion the officers fired volley after volley from their revolvers into the crowd, who replied to the builets with knives, pistols and clubs. They had come prepared, but they were dispersed. In a few moments they broke ranks and fled, before the officers, in all directions. It only proved for the tbous anth time what they ought to have known, that a few well-armed, determined, drilled men, who stand shoulder to shoulder, like a stone wall, can put to flight a hundred times their number. to G m. / -, '4 Û. AFTER THE BATTLE. The wounded from both sides were con veyed by the patrol wagons to the statioc bouse. The scene there was hearti-ending. The officei-s' legs were torn and their finger shot aftvay and their brave breasts t be lodg ing place of bullets. "Don't touch me.'' cried one who dragged himselt home to die; "Don't touch me; 1 am shot full of holes!" DAVID DAVIS. Judge ot tlie Supreme Court, Senator and Vice-President. Ex-Judge David Davis has been a nig man in more than one sen'e. For nearly thirty years he occupied a seat on the b neb, fifteen years of that time as a judge of the supreme court. During the quiet and dig nity necessary to this position, he acquired a ponderosity which brought his weight psst the G00-pound mark. But Dieu the judge in ter** w. 9 Vs ti rs I -.*• •> -> m mm EX-JUDGE DAVID DAVIS, herit ed a laige body. He came of a stal wart family, who settled < n the < a'tern shore of Maryland, where t i - future judge was born in 1815. He graduated lroin Ken yon college, Ohio, in 18G2, studied law in Massachusetts and Connecticut., and when admitted to the bar began to practice at Bloomington, Ills. Speaking of thisthe judge said recently: "While going to college in the west, 1 got to see western people and the better chances in the w-est, so l settled in Illinois. When 1 got out there 1 think every member of the bar drank and gambled. Some of tbeni v.ere as brilliant men as ever you knew. J looked on awhile, and made up my mind I would neither drink nor gamble, and consequently i have survived a small host of men probably better entitled to live and i e useful than myself. 1 did not smoke a cigar until I was pretty well ad vanced in life; indeed, only a few years ago. Perhaps my loss of flesh of late year is at tributable to my stopping smoking, which I did for some time." Mr. Davis entered politics in 1'44 by being elected to the Illinois legislature. He was a member of the state constitu tional convention of 1847, and was elected a circuit judge in 1848. In 1802 President Lin coln appointed him one of the judges of the United States supreme court, which position he held until 1877. when he resigned to suc ceed John A. L gan as United States sen ator from Illinois. Upon the death of Presi dent Garfield in l&SI Vice-President Arthur became the head of the government, and Judge Davis was chosen president of the senate. After the expiration of his sen atorial term he married a young Jady in * North Carolina, and retired to private life iii Ills old home in Bloomington, Ills. Some weeks ago he first comp ained of not feeling well. He began to lose flesh rapidly until he became but a shadow of his former self. Judge Davis leaves a record as a Jurist and a statesman of which his adopted state is justly proud. 1 resident Chicago I uivt \ ck; j* DR W. II. HARPER. The newly elected president of the Chicago mi versity is Dr. W. R. Harp.-r, whosa jior truit is presented herewith. Though youth ful in appearance. Dr. Harper has achieved a reputation for the clearness of his intellect and the profound erudition he Las already attained. He had under consideration an excellent position offered him by the authorities of Yale college, when his name was suggested to turn the waning fortune of the Chicago univerisity. At a meeting of the trustees of this university, he was uniniinously elected president He will bring t.o this college his vigorous talent as well as strong pecuniary support. The Young Idea. "If England is our mother country, is India our father country?" asked a promis ing pupil the other day. "No, indeed ; why do you ask such a ques tion?" "Nothing, only I see its Farther India on the map. " He was only 10 and said it in good faith.— Boston Record. Boy—I can't go to school. I've got an awful pain. Mother—Well, castor oil is the best thing in the world for that kind of pain. Boy—It must be, for the pain has gone now. (He goes too.)—The Judge. INDECENT HASTE. Horace was standing in the upp'r hall one day, doing something wLuoh his mother dis a pprov *d of and ordered stoppe» I. He con fia ued at it aiter one or two prohibitions, and finally she started toward him. He darted toward the stairway and -down the stairs with such haste that he went two. three anil four steps at a time, and landed in a heap on the floor. Gathering himself up he managed to climb upon a chair. a nd sat there pufliug and panting until his fright ened mother reached him. when he was just able to gasp out: "Mother, you oughtn't—to —to—hurry me so!"—Harper's Bazar. At a recent dinner party the subjeet of eternal life and future punishment came up for a lengthy discussion, in which Mark Twain, who was present, took no part A lady near him turned suddenly toward him and exclaimed : "Why do you no say anything« I want your opinion. " Twain replied gravely: "Madam, you must excuse me. I am silent of neceaity. I have friends in both places.— Erie Dispatch. \ PT iü'YCLE SHOW. SKETCHES OF FAVORITE TRICYCLES AND TANDEMS. Latest I'ijIMi Improvements in Cycling Machines—Why \«t Cycling Vacation larties?—Tour Through Italy t pon a Tat nie m — Healthful 1*1 eas ure. Every year there is a bicycling show in England. It is given under the auspices ot the Stanley Bicycling club, and is e.dle.l tue Stanley show. It is a great event. England is the most enthusiastic bicycling country in the w orld. To a slight extent cycling has taken the place of the old stage coach. It i a healtb lul and beautiful recreation. Ladies there patronize the tricycle far more than tb y do in this country. Rural tours of indies and gentlemen on bicycles and tricyles have been planned and carried with great success and enjoyment. Why do we not do the same thing in America? Coaching has become tiresome, tox hunting has died a natural d< ath, and the fashionable wori 1 is put to its wit's end to devise something new where with to amuse itself. A summ r rural tour of a cycling party, made up ■ both sexes, would be charming. ; ! ■ it. J \ THE TRICYCLE. Trundling over the roads upon tricycles and bicycles, their cheeks aglow with the ex ercise, their eyes bright with health and the pure air, our people on such a summer vaca tion might actually learn something about their own country. (1 suppose as far as local history of our own country goes We are about as ignorant a lot as ever ]iointed with pride to heroic ancestors.) Mr. Joseph Pennell, artist an I literary man, deserities, in the last number of Outing, the Stanley show. His pictures have been redrawn and engraved from that lively magazine for our purpose here. His sketch deals with the latest and best improvements in cycle mechanism in England. He finds the greatest improvements have Leen made of recent years in tricycles. An objection has been made to bi and tri cycline that it is unsocial, that only one fellow can ride off in a grumpy way by him self, like one of those detestable fast horse ; men in a single-seated wagon. But that has i been changed. A double tricycle has been \ invented. All the world can now take its girl cycling along with it upon its steel steed. You cun see how it is done. •k THE TANDEM. This social machine i -iiled the tandem tricycle. In some #f them the lady sits in front, in others behind. T.ie tandem will be something new in America, where for some reason ladies do not take kindly to the tri cycle. It would attract more attention than would be pleasant in the cities, but in the country it would lie just the thing. Many a time, ou the farm, it would obviate the ne cessity of taking a horse from needed work and harnessing him to a buggy or wagon. When I get that home in the country for which I've lieen pining ever since I have lived in a city and done newspaper work, I mean to have a tricycle, and ride to the post office, three miles away, upon it. See if I don't; The postoffice sha'n't be a foot nearer than three miles away, either. The tandem, and indeed many of the I bicycles an»l tricycles, have rests and sup ! ports to which baggage may be strapped, 1 and the tourists are thus enabled to take a j tooth brush and a change of clothing with I them. The ideal journey of this kind was taken by Mr. Pennell himself, accompanied by his wife. It was a tour through Italy, that described in The Century. When, at the end of their tour, Mr. Pennell and his wife arrived upon their cycle at the city of the Ca-sars, they were fined ten francs for "furious riding on the Corso." < . •Z THE TOURISTS. It will be a gratification to cyclists in thia country to have the writer say that the be is sure the favorite American make of machine could have held its own with the British manufactures. He also says there ! ! j » j j i are rumors over the wa*er that the coming cycle is to make n ini'o in ltss ttau two min utes. Over 700 cycles were exhibited at the Stanley show, 4M* ilifTu-cnt varieties. The steerage and brake apparatus of a tandem should lie intruded by one jierson. One tandem at tl> show had th. driving wheels of a bicvcle i. mi tricycle connected. Dwarf, or so-called safety bicycles, are p onounced a delusion and a snare. Sarah Kinu. REPRESENTATIVE JOHN J. O'NEILL. Clinirnian of the Labor ( tiiiiiuittee «if tin 1 !«»!!** of Ke prent* n t alive*. Sr. s&\ U JOHN J. O NEILL. A valiant champion of the cause of the workingman is John J. O'Neill, the St Louis congressman. He is chairman of the very important committee of labor of the house of representatives. Just now he has his hands full in investigating the causes of the recent labor troubles throughout the coun try and principally in his own city. Mr. O'Neil) was a St. Louis boy, and will be 40 years old on June 25. He received a common school education, and was in the civil service of the government during the war. after which he was engaged in inanu facturing pursuits. For the indomitable energy, perseverance and pluck which ;s shown vo well in I is portrait he was elected to the legislature of Missouri in 1872. and was twice reelected. The workingmen's parly nominated him for congress in 1878, but he withdrew from the fear of injuring their cause through the risk of defeat. 1L was elected to the Forty-eighth congress a a Democrat, and immediately receive»! a place on the labor committee, of which he became the bead on his election to the pres eut COUgres-. NEW CINCINNATI COURT HOUSE. tt I» Klanne.l, but When Will It Be I iiiinlietl ? Two years ago this spring the people ot Cincinnati bad an impression that justice had not been done in a murder trial. A col ored murderer was sentenced to imprison ment instead of to be banged. Thereupon the indignant populace proceeded to wreak vengeance, not on the judges who bossed the trial, or the jury who let the prisoner off, or yet on the lawyers whose eloquence magne tized the jury, bat on the magnificent Hamil ton county court house. They riddled it and set it on tire. The fire destroyed the finest law library west of the Atlantic states. The damage done was almost incalculable. A vast amount hail to be added to the tax list of the county, und the citizens will have to go down into their pockets and pay it. It was a joliy sort of vengeance that. WTf fell NEW COURT HOUSE A splendid new court house will rise, phoenix-like from the usbes of the old one, to the tune of about $1,000,COO or mora The judges, jury, and lawyer.-; are living still and in good health. The new building is not like the old cue outwardly. That had the roof all il ]khi the level, and had Greek columns in trout The new one will have offsets and hitches in the roof, to conform more to the requirments of modern high art. Half th - I uilding is seen in the illustration. Tlie Beginning of a Stage Career. I can just remember my first apjiearance on the stage at the age of 5. 1 was to repre sent the young Prince of Morocco and was dressed in buckskin breeches, with a Tartar jacket and a black plug hat, as was the fashion in Morocco at that time. The prop erty man supplied the coloring to give me the peculiar Indian hue of the Prince of Morocco, and hit on Copal varnish as the proper shade. He smeared me over with the sticky liquid, and though I remember I could not move a muscle or shut my eyes or mouth, still I felt my importance as a prince of royal blood. I sat on the right of the king. He was a small man. with cork screw legs in cased in black, shiny broadcloth pantaloons' and bombazine sack coat. I thought him the finest actor I ever saw, and he must have been a good one, for my father used to say he wa' a "corker." But to my first appear ance: I got along very finely with the part of prince, but when they tried to get the color off my face—ah, there was the rub. And rubHuc they did. My jioor mother rubbed me and scrubbed me; my father sug gested sand, and my mother tried it. It made matters worse, for the sund dried it, and then they proposed to let it wear off. They used my lace for sandpaper, to light matches on, lor some days afterward. My brother Tom and 1 cure acted the Lumps of a dromedary. An old horse, with long, Shanghai legs, was gotten up as the dromedary. His gothic figure and long neck weTe wrapped in yellow colored cloth, with bundles of lamb's wool at his joints. Brother Tom and I, covered with an old table cloth, represented the humps. My mother gave us each two apples to keep us quiet In trying to get one of my apples out of my pocket it fell on the stage. The old camel 'topjied to eat it, and in his effort shook off both humps, to the amusement of the audience and the discomfiture of the camel driver.— W. J. Florence.