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Traverse Uity. .
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Ft. Wayne . 2:0" p. M.
Decatur... 3:18 ACCOM
Portl'.nU t 4riS 44 7:0 a m
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All trains run daily, Sundays excepted.
J. II. PAGE,
Gen. Piiss and Ticket Agent.
JJIL1XT AND P. M. RAILROAD.
TM short " stquickt and mwt reliable Vorte
to nn'V'froiu Djunut. T-i'edo, Cleveland, Cincin
cmnati. -apinaw awl lav City
n nnd alter Su'vlay. Ju'y 18, trains will be run
ja fellows, letroittini :
T VIS GISO SOUTHEAST.
ftecif City.:..-..r... r 2:2.1 A. m
1 9.tfc 44 I
LKirk. lav 1 xj n't 1.x.
'Luflinon ..... 7 13 a m 5 00 p in
lted Cl j 21 a m 7 15 p n
Midland 12 23 a m',10 is pm
Bay City Ioopmjl0 35pm
Ka-t ftigtnaw 2 25 p in 1 1 15 m m
Flint.. "- 3 3i p m 12 45 a m
I lolly. 4 32 p m 1 52 a m
Wayne - 8 20 a m
Detroit (M O R K) 6 25pm 410am
Monroe 4 05 pm 9 15 a m
Toledo. 5 08 p m 10 2 a m
TRAINS OOISG NORTHWEST.
dipabt. Day Ex- Nh'tEt.
Toledo . 1105am 820pm
Monroe 12 00 m 9 25 pJ .
Detroit (SI C It R 12 20 pm 1010 pm
Wayne - . 100pm 3 25 am
Holly 228pm 500am
, Fll nt.r.7.. . 305pm 5 44am
3Sat tfatcinaw 4 25 p m
Bay City 500pn 8 00am
Keed City : 8 42 p m 12 30 a m
LuJinjrton . 10 45 p m 5 55am
Connections made at Toledo with the Lake Shore
and Michigan Sontbern R R for Cleveland and Chi-
caao. and with the C 11 and D R Rfor Cincinnati
and.-Ui 8ath." Aorwith the T W and W R 15 to
and 'flrojB'tf e Suth and Soaf west. At Wayne
wttii th-Iich!?arrCentral RTTC for locaT' points
east and west; at Detroit with tbe Great Western,
Grand Trunk and. Canada Southern R'ys to and
from the East, at Plymouth with Detroit,Lansinff
and Lake Mich. R R ; at Holly with the Detroit and
Milwaukee: at Flint with the Chicago and Lake
Huron; at East Saginaw with the J L and S divis
ion of the Michigan Central; at Bay City with the
J L and S and D a-d B C divisions of the Michigan
Central: at Reed Ci'y with the G R and I JtR for
the sorih and, south, arid at LucUngtoa with steam -eroha
Sherman fur : Sheboygan and all principal
points In Wlseo isln and Minnesota; a so with
steamboats for Manistee, Pentwater, Benzonia,
Lincoln. Ham in, Frankfort. &c.
8A.NFORD KEELER, Asa't Supt.
J. P. NOUR3E, Ga .'1 Ticket Ag't.
Mackinaw Summer Resorts.
FELIX CADEAUX, - Proprietor,
Id open for the reception of guests during the
season. The nearest hotel to the landings, and
w111J)ekept; in flrst-eiass style. rx no?-ly
JOilTnACOD ASTOR HOUSE
American Fur Company,
Itewt.v Tpnainted and refitted this season
IX in 1aa nmximitv to the landing. Livery
and -beat, itcftc-.tutnished at a moment' no-
and barber shop attached. - - - no-1
Wagon and BlacJcsmith Shop.
0. S. CLARK,"""
E:3'AvCK SM I T H,
And mansfacorer of
Orders lor anythinr in either branch of busi
ness promptly attended, and .
ALL VJOMI-: il'JACnAnTED.
All kinds of wagon and carriago repairs a
Shbpadjoinlng Blak.c'3 foundry
O, S. CLaBK.
"TTTATTS S HUMPHREY,
. .. xr COUNSELL.OU-AT-L.a.w,
"noitf Cheboysran, Mich.
M. GEROW, M. D.,
niYSICIAX AND SURGEON,
Office at CityDniff Store. Professional ea'ds
promptly attended. noltf
TA. PERRIN, M. D., : i
OClcc in Centr il Oruz Stoic, sien of the Red
Mortar, Howell's block. noltf j
"gENTON HOUSE, j
F. S. ABBOTT, Proprietor,
Cheboypran, Mich. Good fishins In the vicinity.
Kxcellent accommodations lor the traveling
FARMING LANDS AND TOWN LOTS lor
sale and houses to rent by :
nolOif R. PATTERSON, Cheboygan
mACKiriAV AND CHEBOYGAN
The Steam Mail Yacht
ALEX. LELOTT, Master, ;
Will make tri-wekly trips from Mackinaw to
Cheboygan Tuesdays, Thurslays and Saturr
Fare each way....". 50 Cents.
From Mackinaw to Point 6t. Ignace...... 25 Cents.
. N. B.- The Eva English can be chartered lor
excursions at reasonable rates. ;
THE STEAM PLEASURE YACHT
TRUSCOTT, Capt. Riley, is pre
pared at all timed to take rsenrsion parties to the
inlnnd lakes or other points of interei-t. Charjres
reasonable. no2-tf ;
- PJ2RMN BROS!-:::
DRUGS MEDICINES, CHEMICALS
...TOILET AND FANCY ARTICLES...;
.,CIGARS. AND TOBACCO,..
.Corner Main and Elm Streets,
THE CITY DRUG STORE.
FULL LINE OF
Puie Drugs, Medicines, Varnish,
Glass, Oils and EyerStttEs,-,,
Will alwa3 s be found at
THE CITY DRU& STORE.
r r't , '.. .. r rr
a large ana careiuiiy seieciea sicca 01
TOILET; ARTICLES, -.-V
Careful buyers will find it to their advantage to
give us a caii
A. M. GE OW, proprietor.
j Teas, Coffees, tc.
TEAS, .COFFEES, . SPICES,
Manufacturers ot , .
-A Creata Tartar, &c.
, : . 120 Jefferson Avenue,
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, lS7u.
31. E. Church Appointments.
Tlie following is the list of appoint
meht& mada by the Mi chigan Conference,
of the 31. E. Church, for the ensuing
year for the Grand Traverse distr'.etT:-1
A. P. Moors, Presiding Elder.
Traverse City. II. W01 thin" ton; Ol 1
Mission, D. R. Latham; Torch Lake, C.
Empy; Norwood, W. A. Ilunsborger;
Almira and Inland, Jolm Hall ; Elk Rip
ids, W. R. Stinehcomb; South Arm,
Thomas Pearee ; Glen Arbor, J. M. "VVhit
ney ; Northport, J. J. McAllister; Mack
inaw, to be supplied ; Cheboygan, V. II.
Ware; Clam Lake, L. Dodds ; Sherman
and Manton, L M. Hobinsori ; Monroe
Center, F. M. Deitz ; Fife Lake, X. Pres
ton ; Charlevoix, TV." L. Tildcn ; Charle
voix Indian Mission, John P. -Williams;
Spencer Creek and Mancelona, O. S. Gol
den ; Long Lake, G. W. Youker ; Petos-
key, to be supplied ; Northport Indian
Mission, S. Steele.
The Bible and Toracco. Occa
sionally a little fun creeps into the usu
ally considered solemn meetings ot
juetnocust conierences. uuring the re
cent meeting of the Detroit M. E. Con
ference at Flint, the following incident
occurred: An inveterate smoker asked
Bishop Harris 'whether any passage in
the Bible forbade the use of tobacco'
Hie bishop replied: "Certainly not. On
tlic contrary, the only passage 1 remem
ber in point only , tends to defends its
use. It reads thus: 'Let ' him ' vho is
3lthy.be filthy still.' :
Teachers Meeting. The teachers
of the village schools and some from the
country met at the office of Dr. Curtis
last evening for the purpose of organiz-
E. i. Grant was elected mrahtanfc .inH
O. B. Weed secretary,1 No business out
side of effecting an organization was
transacted. Another meeting will be
held at the same place next Friday even
ing, when it is hoped that all the teach
ers and townshin sunenntendents will
Dissatisfied. The appointments
made by Bishop Scott at the , Methodist
inference, just held at Battle Cieek are
said to have occasioned an unusual
amou n t of : com pta i n t : it h d d Ksat isfac t ion .
In some cases the ministers arc disap
pointed 7at not.havuighcen located at
larger towns, where' they would "have re
ceived larger salaries, and in other oases
the congregations are - disappointed in
their preachers, not getting tho clergy
men they asked for.
Sale ofPotatoes. Me. Fiaok Fislier,
an enterDrismGriarmer livinsr .on. Black
River, has so'd his entire crop of potatoes
to the "Bav Company" for forty cents p' r
bushel. For several days past he has
had two teams delivering them a d sev
eral men f digging. Mr. Fisher will have
several hundred bushels, and at the price
named, which is lower than they have
usually been gold here are a ' profitable
The Stage Route. Mr. David Smith,
proprietor of the stage line between this
place and Petoskey,-is making arrange
ments to accommodate the travel be
tween trie two places, which will be com
pelled to come thi3 way hereafter on ac
count of the Music beinff withdrawn.
He has reduced the fare to $3, and -will
nave wagons enough on the road to ac
commodate all If necessary, stages will
be run every day. - 2 -' 1 , v
TnE Slab Dock. The old slab dock
a short distance from the mouth of the
river, used as wood dock, has disappeared
and one of the dredges are at work
making a channel where it was. The
tug Mary Newton, and lighters, Under
the management of Nelson, Strohn &
Co., took outthe dockrc'omrnencing'last
Saturday and ending on Wednesday.
, Lost a Horse. A valuable horse be
longing to Nelson, Strohn & Co, died on
Tuesday last. v The , horse r had been
worked around the mill during the sum
mer and no good cause is known why he
should die. He was one of a team that
was valuecLat $300.
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'Tiiev Music.-e were mistaken In
making the announcement that the Mus
ic was to make her lasfrtripjast Sunday:
Such was the intention, but owing to the
storm and the dargo. number of people
who failed to get away from the northern
country on that acccount, the company
kept hereon another week. '
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Improvements. Mr. John Golden has
the foundation vf alls : under his building
completed, and the building lowered to
them.v A new sidewalk Is being put down
around the building. The entire im
provement adds much to the appearance
of that corner. The storeroom in the rear
isbein pushed rapidly forward. ? ;'
. Molttor DEAD.rrThe Detroit papers ofj
konday; announce; !the ; deatlj of Albert
Molitor lately shot at Rogers City. He
had been -taken . to the residence - of his
brother in that city for medical treat
ment, but died within a week after gettiDg
there. .:?. ,':':;".- ::r"!'f- ' . ;
Alpena boasts of a new tug.
Traverse county holds her agri'-ultural
fair on the 12thyl3th, and 11th of Octo
" Thb new Presbyterian Church at Pe
toskey is progressing finely, and will be
ready for services this winter. "
II. O. Rose & Co., of Petoskey, have in
operation three lime kilns wih a capac
ity of 150 to 200 barrels per day.
The Alpena Argus has commenced
publishing a black li$t--idvertising the
accounts of delinquent (iebtors for sale.
The Alpena Pioneer last week made its
appearance. upon a halfheet, a particu
lar advantage ; be t khovn to patent
According to the Sentinel, the citizens
of Charlevoix county have raised and
expended over $3,000 in the improve
ment of the harbor at Charlevoix. . .
Mr. Thomas White the local swamp
land commissioner of Alpena county, ad
vertises to let the job of building the
Long Rapids state road on the 25th of
Owing to the high price asked by the
owners of the lands selected for the camp
meeting ground,' the G. R.'and I. R. R.
company decline to buy the land. The
Petoskey Democrat calls upon, the
citizens of that place to come to the front
and pay the difference. -
During the early part of the week the
river looked almost deserted, the storm
having put back the vessels chartered for
this port. Towards the last of the week
business loQked up a little, Friday there
being lour vessels loading.
The Edward Harmon wa3 loaded by
Me Arthur, Smith & Co, and left on
The Frances Ada, of St. Helena, was
in port on Wednesday taking on some
fish . barrels and sundries for Newton
Bros. & Co.
The North Star, on Wednesday, also
took out Tl lighter of fish barrels for Jas.
Bennett, of Mackinaw.
The p race Murray and Oneonta are be
ing loaded by McArthmv Smith & Co.,
and the A. Moshier and D.'R. Martin by
Nelson, Strohn & Co. The Martin will
probably clear to-day.
' Duncan City Pencllinss. i
Matters have been very quiet here dur
iiig the week, . . . .
Mr. Smith is bringing quite a large
amount of wood down from Black River.
A number : of parties - from this - place
attended the Congregational Church
supper Thursday night. '
The following vessels were driven in
this port by the stress of weather last
Sunday. Propellers City of Owen Sound.
Oshwegatchie andMarine: City',' steam
barge" Clinton, and ''the 'wrecking tug
Rescue with two scows in tow. It was
nearly Monday noon before they got
away. , , -
I Tuesday the propeller Nashua arrived
and reported a rough time on Lake Hu
ron Sunday. She was compelled to put
into Alpena for safety. .She reported
that the Scotia was high and dry in
Presque Isle harbor, where she had
grounded Sunday. The Leviathan was
telegraphed for, but as the line Ava3 down
she could not be reached. No tug could
be had in Detroit, so a small tug from
Alpena was brought into requisition
and she was ' gotten off without much
"Blew Out. The fish-nets belonging
to Mr. Riggs, of the lighthouse, had to
succumb to the late storm and were torn
out. ; ..The nets in Hammonds Bay were
also blown out. The loss will aggregate
' ' 11. m .4 m ..t
In the Woods. Barclay & Co. went
into the woods this week to commence
their winters operations. "They are the
first among the Cheboygan
firms to start out.
.Church Services. Services at the
Congregational Church to-morrow as
usual. Morning subject, "Human Ac
countability;" evening, "The Doctrine
of Baptism," followed by the sacrament
of the Lord's Supper.
. Sam Leavitt has reached San Francisco
and writes that he is much pleased with
the. country . - He Was in. a railroad
4tsmash-upn on the way out, where sev
eral were killed, but he came out with
out injury! ' c f -
J. C. Mulvaugh has moved his harness
shop to the corner of Main and Division
streets. He has a much more pleasant
and roomy place. We are glad to notice
this evidence of hi3 prosperity. . 7 :
' he Marine City came In about ten
o'clock this morning on her way down.
She passed here on her way to Mackinaw
in the night. She unloaded considerable
freight. ' - " - - - -'
. lhe water mill finished sawing last
Thursday and shut down for the season.
, Justice Sutton disposed qf three drunks
this week. Five dollars and costs were
the bills paidr- O T ! ; : :
; ; Seven ot the persons - wrecked: on the
barge Mendota, off Point Betsey, Lake
atichigan, an account of which wa3 given
last week, and who were supposed to
have been lost, have reached Manitowoc
in a life boat.
Fashion Notes. .
There is a marked revolution in . the
shapes of bonnets. . : . .
Hand-w'ovcn silks are imported, and
highly recommended. ;
Winter gros grain will be myrtle-green,
seal-brown and slate-blue.
Natte silks will be worn as over
dresses, with velvet or plain gros grain.
Double-breasted English walking Jack
ets will be largely worn for winter
wraps. , ,
The most popular low priced silks at
present exhibited in the shops are those
designated as hair-line stripes.
It pays to save a few dollars in buying
material for a dress, and expend it in ex
tra labor on the making up. J . . .
The materials used for English walk
ing jackets are Scotch Cheviots, diagonal
cloths, and other fine soft wools.
It is in fashion at the present time to
wear bits of handsome lace on occrions
when a greater display would b ..t "of
Slriped Algerienne is largely sold in
Paris, and extensively imported. It is a
woolen fabric of sober 'groundj with
bright stripes. ' '
Natte silk is one of the novelties of the
season. It is composed ,of cft oords in
mixed or contrasting colors brd close
ly together in canvas patterns. ,
The always excellent polonaises make
once more an effort for c v?stence, proving
by some of the finest r Jels yet intro
duced that they deserv continued rec
ognition. : Among the't ,s which
ladies are makr t pres
ent are cuffs, cc a ha.., chiefs in
sets of. fine linen ornamented 'jvith rows
of hem stitchi'r. i .-V
' Garments r4cde from piec brics be
ing tne ijrevaiiing cnoice it present,
shawls, unless they are of value and
great beauty,' have only a secondary place
in the field , of fashion.: ;;"
A cottage cap for a baby is a close-fitting
cap of muslin puffs, insertion and
lace. It comes close down under the
ears, has a low crown, is tied under the
chin, and has a lace frill on the edge.
Some rich bridal dresses are made in
princesse shape. They are quite plain
as low down a3 the knee, but below this
they are richly flounced w ith plain gros
grain and lace. Others are. made with a
long cuirass basque with, sleeves of point
lace, or else transparent sleeves of some
kind. The cuirass has a j ibotof lace
straight down thc; back and down the
front." The Lamballe fichu of lace, or of
the silk edged with lace, trims other
basques. White roses will be much worn,
mixed with orange blossoms, for bridal
parures. '. .. . -
The appointments I for Republican
meetings in Ohio fill a column and a half
of closely-printed matter in the Colum
bus (O.) Siatc Journal.
Galusha A. Grow has abandoned Texas
and returned to Pennsylvania. He is in
excellent health, ami will take the stump
for Hartranft and hard money. '
The Cincinnati Catholic Telegraph calls
upon its voting readers to scratch the
name of one of the Democratic candi
dates for the Senate of Ohio because he
is an Odd Fellow.
The Allentown (Penn.) CJironicle ac
cuses one of the delegates to the Demo
cratic State Convention with going to
Erie as a "double-barreled financier,'!
having hard-money resolutions in one
pocket and soft-money ones in the other.
The Toledo Review, Catholic, says:
"The. day is probably not far distant when
there willbe a Geghan law in every one
of the United States. At least there should
"Mr. Pershing," says the Pittsburgh
Commercial, "is the man who made a
speech in the Pennsylvania Legislature
against a bill in which the Pennsylvania
Railroad was interested, soon afterward
took a fee of $500 from the railroad com
pany, and next day voted for the bill he
. The Cincinnati Commercial is very se
vere upon the Erie Convention. It says
that "the programme ol inflation, specu
lation and repudiation was well consid
ered, and that the leaders are able and
unscrupulous rascals, who aim at the
possession of the organization of the
Democratic party first, and the occupan
cy and robbery of the country afterward."
The New York Graphic, which Is nom
inally independent in politics, but which
admires Gov. Tildeni and ' the New York
Democracy, : makes this appeal to the
Democrats of Ohio : "We call upon them
to sacrifice, in the interests of their par
ty and their country, Mr. William Allen,
their candidate for Governor. No re-specn-
can be felt for Mr. Allen. ' An old
Jackson Democrat, on record all his life
as opposed to any money save" 'gold and
silver, he, for the sake of a chance elec
tion at the end of his days, has set aside
his whole record, and stand3 upon a plat
form which he knowrs to be a wrong one.
There is nothing due to him from any
Democrat iu Ohio, but the party there
owes something to the party elsewhere."
It adds that the election of Allen would
divide the Democratic iiarty, while his
defeat would unite and strengthen it.
". 1.. . .STATE NZ5WS. ... .. ! .
James Barnard of Ionia hung himself
Sept.T3. : ; v r L? ' ' :
Port Huron has twenty-three practic
ing lawyers. '' ;
There were 12 herds of blooded cattle at
the state 'fair.
Calhoun county ha3 thirteen newspa
pers and periodicals." !
Farweli is to have a new $3,000 Con
gregational Church. ' '
The Adrian Times has been presented
ivith a pumpkin weighing 71 lbs. . i
. The Presbyterian Synod of the state
will meet at Marshall October 14.
Mr. Ackley, of Kalamazoo, has raised
from three acres 249 bushels of oats.
' Sixty farmers from Allegan county
have gone to Texas to found a colony.
The Hastings Horse Breeders' Associa
tion lost $500 by their recent meeting.
An anti-Masonic, convention will be
held at Ypsilanti October 27, 28 and 29,
The recently completed census of
Greenville shows a population of 3,212.
Tin i Leslie Herald says: "J. S.Wilson
gets 443 bushels of oats from four acres."
;Miss Lena Wescott, a Michigan lady,
is said to be a successful real estate agent
in Chicago. . : i ; ' . 1
. Orion hike has an island that comes to
the surface occasionally, and then disap
pears for a time, : .
Alfred Bixby, of Lansing, raised a po
tatoe this year which weighed three and
one-quarter pounds. 1 ' !
Township authorities have no power to
give saloon keepers leave to sell liquors
on Sunday. So says Attorney General
Smith. t . - '
The city of Niles was selected for the
next meeting of the Michigan Confer
ence by a vote of 72, to., 71 for Grand
Rapids. ' ... . ..: ,. -:
The Aldeu fruit-drying factory at Ie-
nawee Junction is in operation again.
About 1,000 bu-hels of apples per. week
are dried there. : : ; . , ;:
, The ladies' temperance union of Lans
ing is taking steps to holcl a series of so
ci:ds, the proceeds to be devoted to . fit
ting up a reading-room. . V".
A little daughter of William Foster,
at Kalamazoo, aged two years, was bit
ten by a rattlesnake one day last week
while playing in the wood shed. !
: W. Holmes of the Hastings Journrl is
to exhibit his "system of printing several
colors at one impression from" a single
plate," at the Philadelphia exhibition. '
Burkhardt, the boy murderer, lias
pleaded guilty to the . charge of murder
in the circuit court at Ann Arbor. He
seems entirely indifferent tohis crime.
George II Jerome, state superinten
dent of fisheries, has been awarded a gold
medal by the Acclimation Society of
France, for his labors in promoting fish
Tlircc New York detectives are in
Monroe County looking t for Charley
Ross. They say they have been corre
spo iding with parties there who proiess
to knov his whereabonts.
Warren Lewis of Ann Arbor, son of W.
II. Lewis, proprietor .of. the Leonard
housed had his right hand blown off Sept.
11 by the explosion of a gun with which
he was shooting at a mark. , .
A Mrs. Stark of Birch Run, Saginaw
County, attempted to get on a train at
the fair grounds in East Saginaw alter, it
had started, September 17, when she fell
between the cars and was instantly
killed. '. ;
A Detroit man dropped a package of
money coiiiaiuinjr 4,000 on Saturday,
and a boy driving the express wagon saw
it and restored it to him. Half an hour
afteward the, gentleman presented the
boy with a horse costing $175. ..-
Williard Stickney of Spring Lake has
been arrested for stealing 190 pine trees
from some land owned by Charles How
ard of New York. It is a tract of 1,000
acres near Grand Haven, which Mr. How
ard has kept 22 years for the timber. :
Henry Marsaw, of Caro, when he went
to milk his cow one morning last week
took his gun along to shoot a hawk.
While he was milking the cow kicked
a ' ''' ' li. .if 1 i i
me gun, n uiscnargeu, anu tne Dall en
tered Marsaw's head just below the eye.
The Saginaw Courier announces that
Mrs. Joe. A. Hollon, wife of the genial
representative who' died suddenly at the
close of the last session, has just been
paid $10,00 insurance money on his life ;
and another $1,000, for the benefit ol his
children,' will come in about thirty days.
: Moses W. Field of Detroit has present
ed 40 acres of valuable land to that I city,
situated in Hamtramck, on the northeast,
said to be worth $100,000 at least, on con
dition that only $3,000 per annum be ex
pended to improve and beautity it The
common council has thankfully accepted
the gift, provided it can expend 'money
to improve land outside the city limits.
The manufacture of salt at Port Hope
amounts to an average of 100 barrels
day. The company have recently com
pleted the construction of - nearly 250
feet of sheds in connection with their
works, which affords storage for salt and
barrels, keeping them secure from the
ellects ot tne weather. The steamer
Holland took 1,000 barrels last trip, and
the Milton D. Ward part cargo.Cflsc
PATERS,' MEN AND THINGS;
The Duke Alexis has been divorced
from his wife. .'... : , : ,,.
- Ex-Senator Carl Schurz has returned
from his European trip. V
Gen. Sherman is going to publish a re-.,
vised edition of his Memoirs.' 'More fun.
Mr. Talmage thinks it is spiritual chlo
roform that stupefies so many profesingf
Christians. L " ; ': " - ; "
A recent decision of a Louisville judge
i3 that journalists are justified in carry
ing revolvers. ' ' - ' t
The failure' of Messrs.; Lee i siiepard
will not prevent their issuing a number
of pop ular books this fall. , . ; , , . -
Six editors of the Frankfort - Zcltung
are in prison for refusing to reveal tho
authorshq) of certain articles. . ,
A family in Fort Wayne moving into
a house found in a pile of straw a roll of .
greenbacks amounting to $5,000. s' 1
The Bloomlugton : Pantograph has ' a
column "Pantalets," supposed to be tho
cquivalentof Harper's "Editor's Drawer.
Olive Logan, who has been writing let
ters for the press from Long Branch, will
appear on the stage " this winter in' two
plays written by her husband.
The Grand Duchess Oonstantine . is
beau tit nil and splrituellc. , A corres
pondent declares her to be ono of the
most be witchingly lovely women in
Europe. ; '' ; ' V'.'f- r
King Alfonso does not - desire a - -visit
from his mother, and has forbidden her
presence at Madrid, and Don Carlos1 has
ottered her the hospitality of the Basque
Provinces, under hi3 regime. '
- It is asserted that ; the Mount Lebanoil
Shakers are fast dying out, and their re
ligion is becoming a thing of the past.
As to the truth ot thi3 fact it is disputed,
and scarcely seems probable. ' 1 V . '
Robert Jcyce, a ? Brooklyn policeman
too lazy to rim after a colored . prisoner
who was trying to escape, drew. his re
volver and shot; him, dead. : An earnest
effort will be made to suspend Mr. Joyce
by the neck.-. , ; : i
A ; colored congregation . hi Dayton,
Ohio, have decided to forgive their cler
gyman for betting on three-card monte,
and losing $90 of festival money. One
of the deacons remarked : "We is all
human, and de game is werry exciting."
An English paper makes it: MJeffer-r
son Davis, the American rebel, has been
invited to address the Winnebago "natlveL
N. B. The Winnebagos are a tribe of
Indians, formerly of Wisconsin state, but
now removed to an agency in Nebraska
state." - . . .'x.a : . , u -.
It Is estimated by the Minnesota com
missioner of statistics that the , wheat
yield of the state the present year will be
farv greater than ever before. . He esti- .
mates the surplus' over home needs ait
24,000,000, bushels which figures exceeds
tnose 01 tne total crop of last year.
It is too frequently tiie ca?e for; papers
of a low order of intelligence to. ridicule
the college graduate as a: helpless and
useless individual. . Mr. ' Avery, of Yale,
however, graduated only a month agd,
and already he has secured a . position of
trust at a salary of $3,000 a year. It 13 as
pitcher of a prosessional . base ball . club.
Troy, N. Y., has a centenarian named
John BlackwTell, who is 109 years old, and
who is said to be a3 vigorous as a man of .
50, who learned the tailor's trade 90 years
ago, never rides,' has never seen the in
side of a street car, has taken only one
ride on a railroad, is opposed to lawyers
and newspapers, and expects ' to live for
Seven nominations for Congress have
thus far been made hi Mississippi. Five
of the candidates are "Colonels," one is a
"General," and one is a "Major;" the prU
vates are yet to be heard from. "What
ever may be said about the color-line in
Mississippi, it is quite evident that the
people in that region are acting upon a
military line. ; . ' ' ; " ' v;' V':':M
The case of Miss Smiley has found a
parallel In England, w here a certain vi
car has been taken ' to task by his bishop
for allowing a woman to speak in the
church, contrary to custom, and the law
laid down by the Apostle. Paul, in vlew
as some think, of just such cases. The
pady in question is the vicar's own
daughter, and ' her efforts were doing
much good,' . ' " . .- '
The wedding in Newport, on the 1st
inst., of Mr. Charles Joseph Bonaparte
and Miss Ellen Channing Day, of Boston,,
the uiece of John Paine, Esq., at the lat-
ter's elegant summer mansion, . was the
sociable event of the season at the fash-,
ionable resort The bridegroom descends
from an illustrious family, being the.
grandson of Jerome Bonaparte, King of
Westphalia, and was graduated at liar-,
yard in the class of 71. , ; , . , .1
. 3ret Harte's new novel, which is at
last completed, and carefully guarded In
the publishers safe, . calls forth the highv
est anticipations in literary circles, If
will be begun as a serial in the Novem-:
ber number of Scribner's magazine, with-'
out illustrations, for it is said to be graphic
beyond need of them, and . full of incP-'
dent, The story takes its title, Gabriel1
Conroy, from its hero, a simple, good-
hearted, honest old miner, of a type some-:
vbat different from that of illustnous
predecessors in lr, Hartevritin.
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