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ill i . - - 1 1 . I ' , ' , , - I I ! i ' ' 11 ' - J ' 1 ' '- ' ' ' ' . . - " ' . 1 ' , , , . , MORRISTOWN, TENN., WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1(5, 1884. By JOHN E. HELMS. YUij;-A:Vdl;-TiiU ..-.I' '- -!. ' ,f $ ) t'.i ii I H Tia Strraz are Alile to Frclect ! !! T RFJErsF.T NEARLY TWESTT FOCBinL 1 boa .! lKUara of lunrauca Ata, as lui Wa; The Continental of Asct over - - .,500,000 The' Traders' or Chicago, Ah - - - 1,OS2,000 The North America or l'hila., AeU --- 8,050,000 The Jltna of Hartford ; Assets over - - - 9,000,000 rSfr tssrM ti-an tit Co3-jUe gir CA-T b bad. Wot t!e rao 1 solicit your business. J. C. HOUGHS. Oct. it. 11 ! J. CHAUNCEY P. BIGGS, DEALER IN Walnut and Poplar Lite, MAMfACTCRER OF SpoVes Handles and Dimension Stuff in Walnut MORRISTOWX, TEXX. t"OTder ty snail will rtccite J roi.: t atte tlu. HOPE & BRO. Watchmakers AMD JEWELERS, Ccr. Gj & Cliarcb Bu, KXOXVILLE, - TENN., Keep la stock a fuli lias of Wata & Jewelry, Solid Silver, Silvei -Plated Ware, Superior TaLIo Cutlery, Ac ir r.. ; irin n4 EimriTimr ,ki'.:fu!!y excratftd pan r.oct ! Irrmi. All order tjr mil 11 re oi pruroi t aitcutioo, koJ Mtulniwi (raann td. gl T tf H. W. CURTIS, alclss, Jsielry & Silverware Large stock tuJ low irioaa. S3IITI1S OLD STAND, Knoxville, Tens. D. W. C. DAVIS, Watclmiaker and Jeweler, K-f eokautiy on tnJ a M nJ tk-bct H.k of Silverware, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Ac. 3laln Street, MorriHtown Tonn. SjHtial attention ;iven to repairing ot'a'.I kind, aad satisfaction ct..l5 ly. HATTIE HOUSE. It i$ Loc Ued in the Exact Businet Center of Knoxville, Tennessee, One Sj ire from the Post Ojice, Cus tom House, Bonis, and in the immefliale vicinity of all the Principal tVh'j'emle ami JUtail St ires. 11: ir TimttuGiiffVT. Fvrnitvrt, eU., ZTrfrfrir Annunciator, Cos, W LU oi'j, and (U YentZiiion it A'o. 1 and 2'o 2IUtaJa. milKTAnLES SUPPLIED wrra ctooic Rom f.r CMamrcAlTTaT- I t -: ru to AlrrckanU and Commercial Trrlr, Nrtralvmytat th train. Omaibn, fr. j. c. flaxdi:hs, Jaly at.-ly PBOI KJETOK. T. J. ertcK. r. A. f PECK T. J. SPECK & SON., BERT IS TS, OFFICES: tif tnt U, Teoa., from 1st to lSila f eavn mortb. kf orrlstoa a. err. Main Henry ats oj j-1u bank, from ISta to Uat vl mcIi tuotilli. Terms Cash, or its Equivalent. a last Tennessee Surreal Institute, At Knoxville, Tcnn., 73 Yanft front Ii t, fypiviU Atlin IIvum, (atrett Cars Palog every JO Miaataa.) PROPRIETORS: J.W. HII-L. V. D Presiileot t B ti. tv MAM. Iwrturj, M. D. M. M. ALt-XAMClt, M. l , Ireasarsf, IT.!, U a Privsta Iloe, ital. wtih Hots! privUefea, ft tb trsament of I'.iusla Trub.es aaa aJ garrv-al IV wea ef bKb fceiea. For rf r trt i aJJreas tLa lnwixitary. S. O BOWMAN, 31. D. -u: i-iy mrrn nmn FIE1 H HH. 1ULU 1 111U In clarence utugkeb, rErs"-msT. MORRISTOWX, TENNESSEE. OJL-4 owr IF. . Carrier's Drug Stvr. . - t W. 0. Durham, Attorney -at -Law" and "Solicitor ii Cfcancery. 3Iorrltovn, Tennessee. UESPECTFI'LLV OFFEK3 HIS PKOFFSS Knl HniM to tLe j ubllc, aaj aolicit, tiara uf patrons gv. Will iracu-e lu Uia courts of Hamblrn, Cockr, Jcffrf.un, Unugrr, Claiborne, Hwkl:i and rri ocmitim, sud in tiia Suirrme Court at KnoxvlUa. tti'mial attvution given to collec tions, ma 9U ly Doctors Masters & Lanolin, LIS EASES Or THE EYE, EAR and THROAT A SPECIALTY. S)vll rata of board for patients. Prompt attention fen to correspondence. Office orer Eaot Teuo. National Uauk, corner Gay and Aaylom streets. (Ivnoxville, Tennessee. ang 1 6m D. A. NEILSON, M. D., Offlca over W. P. Carriger's Pm Wore, wher ha ran be t uund (Uy or nm'at, unless prufaMtoual ly abeent. N B AH who hT owed tne medical Lilla twetT montt.s or lr err need not call on ma prufeoaional services undt-r auy circumstances. oct.418X. moijhistow: MALE HIGH SCHOOL, L; . DAVIS, A. B., Prin. 18S1. Tbis scljoul is Vated in Motrutown East Teuueasee, in a bealtby, bu.iu-e. growlDK tawn, on ths -t TeoneMee. VirKitiia and tieorgia Uailroad, and at tbo terminus of the Cincinnati, Cntulwlaad (tap and Charleston Kallruad. 'Ikera ia here every Ia.il.ty for Intellectual, social a no moral lmprovemeiit The next seuion will begin Monday, January 7, IrVi, and continue IS weeks. TCITION PER 1 EliM OF la WEEKS. OrthcKra;liy, Beadinfr, Penmanship, Primary Anuimrtio and Primary teorsphy $J 00 lihLer Ar:tbmrtic, Eniub Urammar, lie- o(jrpby7Hu'Ury and Compoaition. 9 CO Eiruieulary Alet-bra, Natural Pnilossj'by. Physical Oeowrspby and Hbrtoric. . . . ... 12 00 Cbemiktry, Astrouumy, Oeolt(T, Intellec tual and Mural Philoaopby. Logic, Higher Math-Muatira, Latin and Uret-k IS 00 CotUurent 1m 100 One-half of the tuition and the contirgent fee must be paid iu advsnca. 'o deduction will be made for abaenca except in cae of protracted lliceaa. Conipeteut aaitanta will be secured to meet the demands of the sobool. The rc ulaUoiis will be mlid, but rigdly enforc ed. Itoard csn be bad from f- to 110 per month, lor furiher particulars addrtss the Principal, L, W. DAVIS, Ang.8-3m. Morristown, Tenn. Monlstown Mills IC'I "IIMttllltl Oil IIlllKlS tllO Itfl-t ltriIllr f f:lott:r. a .Vlnlo wlfli tlio l'utvnl ltller r-it.lll. THE HIGHEST PRICE lilil fop C. I). 3IEKUITT & CO. Pkopriktors. Cain M Mi J. K. LEE, rroprietor. if T SHOP H WELL EgriPPED ASD 1 EM- .11 I'lov noue but the most competent wortmen. Cl. su ttiweui, sharp instrumenl and polite stlen- tkin are uiv InduceiueiiU. Hot ana coia i. i as at all hours. Prices moderate. Ca'J and a me, dscM B3 ly L. C. SHEPARD, UNDERTAKER, Knoxville, Tonn, DESC1UPTION OF ELI Uetalie Casketsand Cases, Wood Caskets sad Coffins of every Orsds and price, ready ror use. Orders by Telegraph will receive person al and prompt tteniion Terms satisiacioTT. GMIIO. "W. NOE, UNDERTAKER, MORRteTOtVX, Tenx., KEEPS COSSTASTLT ON UASD BOSE wood anl Ilome-mada Coffins of all aizea. Aiao kepe a full bn of Murt 1 liubea, Ac. spwttally solicits poljlic patronage, and promises Mttatacti.n. Orders by mill or teiegrsph prompt ly attend, d to. Jun27 KMf hafl'sI.w.WWaiij. THE DON Ton SALOON OF THE CITY ! 1TIE lNDEEIGNEI HAS JTST OPtSlD A AnirlMf m1( i th nrv Hniplsy buiidiug near the dpt. y:Liu Is new and to tha very bmt '.) Is. Tb hneat bratsuls of liquors snd rhoti-a cigars wiU bs foutd eonsUntly on band. With lbs experieace of several years la the basi na, I can aaurs (h public t'lat lhy will receive Ilia best accouitttodatiotts aud nwt sstifscUry attention. ' ci v ais a call and r if what I say la a A trus. SA3I. 1. LANE. Sept. !?. BWW- bI"" TSj For llieFalli Winter! tOODS FOR ALL ! VJroceries, Opera Flannels, veralls, Overcoats, verslioes, TTVy Goods, ress Goods, s hoes, tationery, o il Cloths, xford Ties, Notions, eckwear, Underwear, OC Chinaware, B oots, lankets, Looking Glasses ambrequins, Alpacas, lbums, Indiana Jeans, ndigo, Remnants, ibhonSj Sec. W1 11 Bill For Choice Family Groceries GO TO W. M. AVIOIETH DEALTU IN Dry Goods, Groceries, Uoots, Shoes, Hats, &c, Sole Agent for the Light-Banning DAVIS SEWING MACHINE targewlng Machine NEEDLES of all kinds, OIL, Ac , constantly on hand. Highest market prc e paid for all kinds of Country MAIN ST., MORRISTOWN, TENN. n83-ly Wm. LYLE, Fashionable Custom Boat 2) ' AND GAITER Maker. MORKISTOAVN, TENX. Special attention git to ordern by mail. Shop on at "n near Iep .. feb21tf XA-ODE WOT obtained for new Inventions, or for Improvements on old ones, for medical or other compounds trade marks and labels. Caveats. Assignments, Inter ferences. Appea'S. tor Infringements, and Sll S il c..t rifiug wuuv i .romrtlv attended to. iaVEMI0N8 THAI HAVE BEEN nnii'nmTJTibi the Patent Office may ii Ci J IjU 1 JuV still. In most cases, be pat ented by us. Bein opposite the C 8. Patent De partment, and engaged in Patent bnsineas excln ivel, we can Biake closer searches, and secure Patents more promptly, and with broader claims, than those who ors remote from vtssblngton. i tTir T?X1 n'AUP send us a model or sketch lj V XjL 1 MiOol your device; we make esaminationaand adviaea, to patents bility, rast oroasaos. All eorreapond. nee strictly confides. Ual Prices lew, ana tiO CUiBUK PATENT IS 8ECCRED. Ve refer in, Washington, to lion. Poetrnvaler- Orneral D. M. Key, Bev. r. u. rower. The orr-mn-American National Bank, to officials la the U. . Patent Office, and to Heaatnrs and Kspreasn tativesln Oongreea; and eapectaUy to onr clients la every State in the Union and tn Canada. Address O. A. SNOW & CO., OppcsitsPatentOftlce, Washington, T. O. ADVERTISING octraMs reads fo T7TTS FArTlt. Wch ktip wt.fitt LORD tt Tl-9UA9 AdTrrUstns Ag-wote, ioagv, B : v .V t. sf Jr. I i r ' ' . J , Ifl 8T03XACH 0m The eceglty for jirompt and efficient household remedies is daily growing more imperative, and ot these lioatetler'a Stom ach liitters U the chief iu merit and the most popular. Irregularity of the stomach and bowels, malarial fever, liver . com- . plaints, debility, rheumatism, and minor ailments, are thoroughly conquered by this Incomparable family restorative and medic inal safeguard, and it is justly regarded as the purest and most comprehensive remedy of its clasa. For sale by ail Druggists and ilers geuerally. ESTABLISHED 1816. CHAS. SIMON & SONS, G3 N. Howard Street, BALTIMORE MD. Importeis and Dealers in DRY GOODS Of Every Description. &M Reaij-Mafle Merc ear, CORSETS, &c. SAMPLES SENT FREE. VOrders amounting to $20 or over sent free of freight charges by express . DRESS-MAKING DEPARTMENT. - Rules for self-measurement, samples of materials, with estimate of cost, sent upon application. TERMS CASH. feb21 Si ly Supreme Court Sale. PURSUANT TO DECBEE OF THE SUPREME Court of Tennessee, at the September term. 1H83, at Knoxville, In the suit, Delilah Gorman, Ex'r. Ac . vs. T. U. Roeers et aL I will sell at public sale, at the Court House door iu Tazewell, lennessee, On Tuesday, 4th day of March, 1884, a certain tract of land lying In the 3d civil district of Claiborne county, Tennessee, on the waters of Davis creek, and on both aides or the fo weirs Valley road, and adjoining the lands of Jesse Rogers, D. ". Rogers, David Butler, and others ; being the same tract of land conveyed by T. U. Sogers to D. C. Maupin, Oct . 6, 1863. Terms of Sale. On a credit of six months and in bar of the equi ty of redemption, taking purchase money notes bearing interest from day of sale, with good per sonal security, and retaining a lien on the land until said notes are fully paid. E. C REEVES, Clerk. jail 9-4w Supreme Court Sale. TiTTRSTJANT TO A DECREE Of THE SIT. 17 preme Court of Tennessee, at the September term. 1883. at Knoxville, in the suit, E. J. Lee et al vs. Robert Eaiea et al. Lwiil sell at public sale. at the Court House door in Morristown, Tennes- On Wednesday, the 20th of February, 18S4, day s certain tract of land lying in, formerly the 13th civil district ol Atakins, now the ytb civil district of Hamblen county, adjoining the landa of W. O White, Locinda Fangle. and others, containing forty-three acres, more or less. . Terms of Sale. Cash In hand, and subject to right of redemp Uon. E. C REEVES, Ceerk. Jan 4w Supreme Court Sale. OCBSOANT TO A DECBEE OF THE SC- X preme Court of Tennessee, at the September term. 1HH3. at Knoxville. in the suit. A. A. Kyle vs. Docia Dyer et al, I will sell at public sale, at the Court House door In Morristown, Tennessee, On Wednesday, the 20th . day , of February, 1884, . - a tract of land in the State of Tennessee, Ham blen county, districts Nos. 8 and 9, containing one hundred and eighty acres, be the same more or less, bounded as follows : ' Beginning at s pop lar and white oak at the bank of the branch, thence with James Courtney's . line to Lewis Harris line.' thence with the same to John S Dyer's line, thence 'with his line to another line of Lewis Hsrris snd with the same to another tract of John S. Dyer's : with his line to George Harris' line and with his line to Enoch Marshall's line. thence with the same to Stephen Melton's line and with the same to A. B. Dyer's line, and with the same to the beginning, being the same tract of land conveyed by Abraham Dyer and wife to Geo W. Dyer and others by deed, dated December 24th, 1H73. , . ,. , , : .... ,. , Terms of Sale. On a credit of six months and in bar of the equi ty of redemption, taking from the purchaser note with good personal security for the purcba price, and a lieu will also be retained on the prop erty uu tne purcuase money is f uuy paid. . E. C. REEVES, ClerkI Jan 3I0R1UST0WN Female Hill Selool BEV. J. O. McFERRIN, A. if., PBWcr.'AU MISS R. EVA LEMI.NO, 1 . j u u M1SM CORNilLlA CAKKIGER.I ssiaianis. MLSS EDITH MATTHEWS, Teacher of Music, The Second Term will open Monday, January 7, 1884, and continue IS weeks. . ' ' , TUITION BATES : Pbimabt De-pa a the jit Spelling, Reading. Writ ing, Primary Arithmetic and Primary Oeogra puy, $1 23 ier mouth. Ihtebmkiiat DKrAUTMKXT Arithmetic, Geog raphy, Grammar, . History and Penmanship, El Id per month. Academic Dkpasto kst Algebra, Geometry, Philosophy.Cheiniatry and ail the higher branch es, including Latin and Greek, fl fru per montn CovTisuaaT as, so cents. We are thankful for the liberal patronage and the success of the school during the Lat term. and we hope that the public will d J their part in making this t, moutus a complete succeas. 'or further particulars address tho Principal, Morristown, Tna. jun aw A. I-I PALY ff ) Silt A Monrst Sts..CMeaOs2s- ,' V Vlllmip. 1J..U.Iti.r T i BAND CATALOOUE, f m', 1 I I'm. mm. Sim. mu, C.r ismm- i kMk rr- ''.' " 1 THE HORRISTOWH GAZETTE. Subscription Price, $1 SO, I Invariably in advance, otherwise 2t Entered at the roa Office at Morristown, Tenn. ' as second class matter. : EaTIo'pe, letter 'h'eicls bill heads, statements, cards, circulars, posters, Jkc, printed cheaply this office. ; The cotton ginned in . Polk coun ty, Tenn:, up to Unnstmas is stated (o be Worth $300,000 " . " ' 1 7 Onco mor the Democrats follow tho YTatterson bell-wtther into the cave of gloom. Philadelphia Timet. A truek farmer near JArredono, la., who1 has strawberries nearly ripe, nas engagea tnem at' o per quart. ' j" Five convicts escaped from , the Athens jail on the night of the 4tb. They were successful through out- side. aid. -J . The coinage' of Mexican "nickels has ceased.'; Five hundred and six ty tons of metal "was converted into 90,000,000 coins. Judge John P. IToyle, of Cleve- and, and Mrs. Gussie Parker were married near Cbatata, Bradley coun ty, on the evening of January 1, The Rev. Geo. R. iStewart officiated. A stock train bringing three hun dred mules' from Austin, Texas; to Kansas City. Mo.. blockaded eti route on the 5th, and one hundred of the mules died from exposure. The total visible supply of cotton for the world, January 5, 1884, is stated to be 3,441,671 bales, of which 2,893,871 are American, against 3,- 94,16d and 2,581,505 bales respec tively last year. ; i. In a recent hunt in Monroe coun ty, eight hundred rabbits are re ported to have been slaughtered. It was a -competitive anair, and the van .who killed ths most rabbits got a fine shot gun as the prize.- ' The Evening Banner, .-of Nash ville, has removed to the old Ameri can building, on Church street. We hope its ably edited columns, if pos sible, will grow brighter and bright er, and its glory and wealth increase ctntinuasly. .-.Vm : ' : : .. - Mr. Mel. II. Dixon, of Knoxville, has invented an automatic cut off for air brakes, designed to avert acci dents and prevent damage ,to cars running togethor. The invention is said to be a valuable one and it, is thought will be adopted by all cars using air brakes. . Mr. D, B. Grace has sold bis pa per, the bweetwater . JJemocrat, to Mr. J. Scraggs Yearwod. Mr. G. is one of the most facile and prom ising young journalists of the State, and we trust will nt permanently quit the profession. We welcome Mr. Yearwood to the tripod. D. M. Coffman, whose paper, the Rockwood Republican, was recently destroj'ed by fire, has' consolidated his subscription list with the King ston Patriot, and the ' .Republican will take the place of that paper owned by a stock company and ed ited toy Mr. Uonmaii. .-..., The Southern Lumberman, Nash ville, Tenn., is a fortnightly publi cation hadsomely printed and illus trated, containing well written and valuable articles that give Bolid in formation respecting lumber, timber, Southern products, manufactures and ther topics of utility and in terest. Terms, $2 a year. The Convent of the Immaculate Conception, at Belleville, Illinois, was destroyed by fire on the night of the 5th, and five Sisters and twen ty-two pupils burned to death. The aeiaus oi tne noiocausr, pictures a scene of panic, ' sorrow and horror from which the immagination turns with affright.:- 1 ; f James AT 'Wallace, cashier of the bank of Hopkinsville, Ky., a deacon in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and hitherto universally es teemed and respected, has created a Sensation by decamping "with1 about ten nnn -c l' v ' 'T supposed he has gone to Mexico.' A largo reward is ottered for his ap prehension; The Rev. Dr. George Dana Board man of Philadelphia early in his pastoral life projected a plan for the analytical 6tudy 6f the entire New Testament. lie has been able to go through every word of it m. a; se ries of Wednesday eveningl6ctures They have averaged in delivery fif ty minutes, and, if .printed, , would form forty-five duodecimo volumes of 3o0 pages each. ' ( , . .... Prof. T. C. Karhs, a native of Knox county, formerly of , the University oi . lennessee, , men. principal, oi the Chattanooga Iligh School arid recently in charge of the . public schools of .Union City,' Tenn., has been . elected professor of . .modern languages in .Carson College,' Mossy Creek. , Y e congratulate Ue lacul ty and friends of that institution in securing the services of this accom plished gentleman and. thorough schollar. ... . , licks floral uuide is here again brighter and better than over. The book contains three beautiful col6r ed plates, is full of illustrations : is printed on the. best of paper, and contains just such information as is required by the gardner; the larmer. those growing plants, ana every ont needinsr seeds or plants. 1 The price only ten cents, can be deducted from the first order sent for goods' " All nartics flnv; war interested in this Ruhiftct. should send at once to Jas, Tick,' Rochester, N. Y., for the Flo ...,. - rai uuiik. WlIAT.WlJLIi HAPPEN. THIS j -r : Memphis Appeal. ' Ah, maiden, not so shure of your lover tradesman . in doubt abdutr business- lottery-ticket 3 buyer, who throws away good. mneyspecu lator deep in futures criminal fear ing detection the sick .tbat;:dread deaths-all that "trust ia s luck". in stead . of relying rjpon Providence; do- you' not wish you' knew what will happen to yon during the year hat has just opened? It is those who have acted imprudently,' or have, uneasy consciences,: or who have "disobeyed their- better judg ment and violated their truer ; in stincts, that are most desirous to know what will happen this year. Those who have acted conscientious- y:;wh have striven to serve ' God and be just and kind to r men; who, ike the mariner that has prepared the ship for possible storm, look orward with modest .confidence, feeling that if misfortune come it will mingle, with no self-reproach. It is they who who, whatever may happen this year, will always be ready to say, with' acquiescence, Ihy will be done. .Looking from Individual interests to broader is sues, the country. this year "will- be come involved in. the turmoil and contention of a Presidential election. In ..three : months the choosing- of delegates will begin and the eontest be initiated, and the whirl and bus-. tie of political excitement will warm the blood. If the warmth be the glow of patriotism, and the ' strife have the country e good for its ob-. ect, what will happen this year will be a; choice ;: the country ;can be proud of, even the vanquished part of ifc. '' Wo think it will happen that not the bawling, pushing, self-dis. playing patriots . will , prove . most powerlul, but that tne quiet action of those who , think , much, decide rationally; and vote conscientiously, will prove tho most succession It is not the froth of the surface, but the steady flow of the , stream, , that turns the milu In business, quiet times are likely to happen. Presi dential election year is not usually an active business year,-' arid1 this year depression, 'surplus' 'stocks, drooping prices, closing factories, and toilers deprived of work will hardly admit of activity ? although it will conduce to recuperation. , UENltY VILL ARD,' 1 ; . . ... 1 . i . w j i , ' : . : : 3IAKIS AN ASSIGNMENT FOB THE BENK- "- 1 FIT OF BIS CREDITORS. ' New. York January 4. Ilenry Villard made an assignment t6-day for tho benefit of his ' creditors to Wm. Endicott, 'l Jr..- and J Horace White, of New York. 1 lie transfers his property, and mansion : on: Madi son avenue: with' instructions to dispose of them at public or private sale, and apply the proceeds first, the payment of : the : interest or a mortgage of 200,000 upon the prop erty; secondly,; to carry out any ex isting contracts for the completion of tho edifice. .'Provision? is also made for the payment of any i in ; debtedness of Villard to the Oregon Railway and Navigation ; Company. The instrument further recitos that the residue after, the entire indebt edness shall be disposed of, shall be turned over to his wife; Mrs: r auny Garrison Villard. ! : ' -! ',: The property included " by Vil- Iard's assignment is 1 the block bounded by Fiftieth and Fifty-first streets : and Madison and Finn avenues, including the museum re- contly erected upon Madison avenue fronts The property is 'said to be worth II 0,000,000.' The property recently conveyed by Villard to his legal advisors is expressly, excluded from the conveyance to his assignees also other. real property' possessed by Villard, including his handsome summer residence at Debbs Ferry, on the Hudson, which is worth now about $250,000..., The extent of his indebtedness to .the . Oregon Railway and Navigation Company is. not yt ascertained, nor could any informa tion be obtained as to his . other liabilities. It is-said that he still owns large interests in railroad, and other companies, and that : his wife holds government J Donds to the amount of $5,00,000. No accurate statement of his assets, however, is obtainable to-night. Villard ia still too ill to receive visitors, fi : "' 'The New Year costumes of Mrs. Speaker Carlisle and' Mrs.;; Albert Willis are mentioned ' among - the moat beautiful and effeetivo of the day. ! After 2 in the aftemooni when Mrs. Carlisle's official duties as first lady assistant at the Prsident's re ception ended.' Bhe. with Mrs: Willis and several other ladies, received in the principal parlor at : the RiggB. The decorations lor " the occasion were very elaborate, "the walls being literally wreathed wit h ' smilax and flowers There was' also a profusion of pot plants, 1 ferns; and ' jardinieres Alios) nr!iW- ArTtnt.a Tri A' rf ?n?nT. U"CU VlU AXV.GAO. V.-""0 room on the same floor was for ' re freshnlerits. and the lunch' . was dd eided br ! connoisseurs ': id bo . the most elegant set Soring : the day, This room.' like the ' parlor, 1 was de corated, darkened ''and brilliantly lighed.' ' Mrs. ; Carlisle's . '. costume was a trained1'. confection ; of heho trone brocade: point, 'lace and ioses. over petticoat of white eatin, em broidered iu pearls,,, ,. while , Mrs. Willis' toilette was ' a'' symphony In reds, " deepening from ihe roseate moire of ; the" petticoat to the cor sage and court train : of darkest red :Ottoman silkw , m i m ,,.,, i.t I '' Ancient History. In theplden times Achillea,' the lead- er - of .the Greeks, .Chased 5Hee or.t the hampir of itbe Trojsns,"sevtral tirio arouod the.citj of Illium and.,.fiDall killed tin. . Thl? w, uld look, as if Hec tor lacked backban, but ia truth, such was not the case, lie wasn't well. For anfortnnately be had lost bis lottle. of Or. Hart's Oreat Relief. If tbia ead occurrence bad nat happened th Issue would have been different. Moral Never be without Hart's Re lief.,, , , ;. ... . ..." .., ;.i Hair Filade Gray by Fright ui-iuun-,-; -r. ;, i,i Some Notable and Authentic In- ; stances- Kciferred to. ' f ' lhat hairs are .cylindrical, ,or more' generally eiiptical, tubes' is Well known, and the sudden whiteni ing of the hair is produced from i a severe nervous shock is a settled fact, says the, Cincinnati Enquirer. So far the scientists agree, but when -they endeavor' to assign an imme-. diate cause for the almost phenom enal ; change they are -. at - variance: One will say that air. finds ,4 an en-; trance into the tubes, while another, claims thai a secretion of an acrid fluid, superinduced by groat nerv ous excitement, and its evaporation Causes, the: blanching. -.The former theory . is the one; which .is. almost universally accepted by the medical fraternity, notwithstanding th fact that within black hairs that had been submitted; to an atmospheric pressure of thirty pounds for. sever al months,- air could not bo. discov ered; nor was any change notice able in "the color. ' Landors; a med ical authority, narrates a case of de lirium tremens in which, dark hair became gray the noxt day after sev eral hours of acute madness. -Microscopic examination , revealed a groat quantity ' of air bubbles both in the . medullary and cortical sub stance. --- ' ' -' T-:-.-; In Cassar's time a young patric ian who Was cast into prison was so in fear of being condemned and ex- recuted that by the noxt day his hair and beacd had changed, from their original dark color to gray. The Emperor suspected at first that some trick was being practiced: Finding, however, ' upon examina tion that it was 'a freak of nature dependent upon, fright, he forgave the prisoner tho crime for which he had been incarcerated. ,-' " v . s John Anderson, a circus perform-, er, who was good looking, for which he prided himself not a little, whose head was ornamented with' beauti iiil jet-black hair, J, and' who was thirty-nine years of age at the time of the occurrence, was one day while -with ' the Bhow, placed, so to speak', between the Scylla and the Charvbdis. During, an ascidout to. one oi. the. cages.. in wnicn ajnuge bear had been confined: the animal, a savage beast, succeeded in getting out. ' Anderson touna himseii con- tronted by the bear, which guarded - " ' - ' m i . J 1 - one avenue oi ' escape, ana uy u elephant, which tho , performer had insuuea uj kividk h mouiuiui oa tobacco a short time betore, guards ing the other avenue." Poor Ander son. who doubtless regretted that he had made an enemy ;oi the eie-. phant, thought itnat nis.ume nau a . a . . . A " . J surely arrived, and 'that it was a miaaiiftn Afftnl or- it i fATtf 'miniltlt nftJ tora ho would be destroy ed Dy a lovmsr embrace irom Mr. xSruin or by a blow from th'e; elephant's frank; 1 Tho man 'was unable to move, being paralyzed with fear, Great beads of perspiration. ' stood out all over him, and in a few mo-. merits the . raven locks he was SO proud of were turned to a snowy white. Anderson was resQued from his perilous position,. Future glanees at his - hair in a mirror always bronfrht back vividly to his mind the trying ordeal ho passed through on the day wnen ne was , in uiwbc . . i , - i companionship with a savage boar and an mluriated elephant. ' At AuWri; IN. r. sotue years ago resided a man toy the name ot Sheppherd, and he may stui live in that citv. ii ne nas not since uieu Mr.'Sheppherd was a man' of cul ture and- wealth: It was along about the year 1865' dr' 1866." Oil had been struck in varidus parts of the country through' 'Pennsylvania and Western Virginia: '; Tho people were going wild with excitement. Companies were being formed each fiW with immense capital."' Oil land. Of land where oil was suppos ed to exist, was being purchased in large bodies. ' Fabulous amounts dl trionev were being rapidly " made and ost.: The poor man of Vester - the1 ing. "Many ' who 'possessed large fortunes "'invested;' ' m ''"the'' bauble which in tnanv instances ! bursting would leave them beggars.1., Shep- pherd Was seized with the oil fever. Thinking that he ' conld double 6r quadruple his already large fbrtrine in a shorty time; he in vested net only his ready'mdey but' evert cent he could raise on his property. .ricKie - fortune failed to "sniile, on him', and one night, wnile in the midst of his family,' thinking 1 perhaps, of the ' ' 1 . f J nMnW ' nAITTQ great gains ne wouiu. bwu acvch w A-om U Vihvestmerit'"J:a 'telegram massage was" brdught' ; bini "which contained the"intelligence that ' bis flccumrilations ' for years were ,tfPgone a(uone fell swoop! and he .was left . a, beggar, without either - home or. , money A en naintances meeting him the fol lowing day failed to;recognize him; io 'greatly was he aged' in appear ance.";His jet-black ;hair and flow, ing beard; of the same, color had in a night changed to white, t s . "An instance1 'is related. 1 by Dr. Turner, . wberein ' a young TOari;'!a Spaniard; by. name o'f Don" Diego Osorious, who was deeply in love with a lady ef the Spanish! Court, one i nigh tk- met ! his j inaraoxata and held a stolen interview with her. He was discovered by the ' King's guard," arrested ; and throWri"'into prison: ' The Ddn dnense' Was pun ishable i with; death. Sentence was pronounced on the unfortunate Iovt er, and. he was ? so terrified that, the same' night his hair .turned . gray. The occurrence' was, however, a for tunate' dnd for the condemned man. The King's fears land, superstitiqu were, so worked on by , tho seeming miracle, that the culprit was pardon- d..t..l( , j n -j .- j ;ti --.. ; " A case that occured in Tennessee is that of Major Miiguire who resid ed near the little townjof Cv . jThe Major was a Tennessean born and i bred, and bis sympathies 1 ware ' all HavingnViK sentiment be j tvisiMXfctis ' home one night by a squad of.Fed- eral soldiers, who were searching for a spy supposed to ibo : con ceased somewhere 1 m ' the; neighborhood. The party of soldiers rode up and surrounded v the 'Major's ; ihouso.. IGuards Were posted at the different exits to the house,' and then '' the Lieutenant who was in eonimand knocked at the 'frofat door: Tho summons was answered by the Ma- jor himself . He had no sooner pre sented himself than he was seiied by" the soldieryandtakeicrto a"woodr bear "bjf.Y i'He Iw'aslqUestSnotfaA' ?or the Whe&aboits of tho1 1 person1 Who! was wanted. The Major claimed to know nothing of hi place bf con cealment. The officer in command did notf however, believe the state ment,, , A. rope was procured j ands thrown over a limb "of the nearest tree, a noose was made at one, and the Same was placed about the! Ma-' jor s neck. ; lie was then yanked up and allowed to hang for a , short . time, when he was lowered, and, af ter being revived was again' ques tioned.! Still persisting in denying'' all knowledge of the; spy be was again strung up. This treatment ; Was repeated several times, but as- no lmormauon was gainea tne soi-, diers finally left the man. in an u'n . conscious condition. By some means ' which is lxitlijsday-uiiknoWn to1 the Major he found his way (home. When reason returned he was in bed; attended by 'his physician and tenderly cared for 'by his loving1 wife. ' The thrilling experience that he: had passed through-: on .that; night of terror had entirely chang ed his personal appearance. The jjoung arid healthy-looking ' Major had, trora the sufferings of those' few hours, become in appearance an old man, - and his raven black hair and beard were white as the driven., snow. ' .. , The story is well known, and has beeh'often told; of the lad who lived' in the North of England, who, with a '-'number of companions, went to the high cliffs near his home for the purpose ofrobbing seriie birds' nests that were on the v face of the cliffs, some distance from their top. A rope wrs fastened about his waist and he was lowered by his companr. ions over ; the cliff. After, securing a number of eggs be ' ''glanced ' up- wara, ana, to nis norror; discovered that the rope by which he was sus pended over the yawning abyss bad; been nearly severed by a sharp pro jection of rock. . He called franti cally to his companions to hoist him. up, which they did. ;.' Upon reach ing a place of safety he fell in a' dead faint. " The strain on his nerves . had' beeri' so' intense that his haicj was that of an old man., i . .' In the celebrated Tichborne trial. which took place a few years ago in' uugmuu, mo (AjeiTre gave testimony that V he ,; bad. i seen , the murder of his father in all of it horrid details, and as a result of tho frigat his beard had turned to gray that night..' ;: , :' .' ';.;; : .V;' .Numerous other cases of the sud den blanching o the hair could be given, some of which perhaps could noc pe proved.. Those that have been referred to, . however, are all authentic and can be substantial i by trustworthy evidence. Although I it seems even more strange than the; sudden blanching of the hair, yet nevertheless it is true that at an advanced age the hair of people his changed from a silvery white to itrf original . cqIoc , Dr, .. Richards, ; of Now, York,, reports. the case, of a man who had three changes of his hair flroni black'to whitd during his lifer;' The i first i change' occurred when he was about thirty-five years gev v.-;i -f! - :n,Hi.: vj: : !.-v J.X.J AA a. a. a. Wil UU V JJUf MiJISJC. ;l i '' M ;ii j '. i i; I i ' ;! i '! :; .'l-i T..( - Tr rr rj r 1 rirt vi t. v. . . n 1 1 A. BRAVE GEORGIA WOMAN BLOWS tn .., HEAP Of F A :T0CNO. LIBERTINE,. j Monroe, Ga.',', ., Jan. 6.-rThre sharp reports of a rifle , acepmpained ne snrieits oi a woman, areused quietcjtinspfCjntervillc(. the 1 The reports came from the residence J there and Were horrified to find the I dead body' of a man "lying1 'across I the; threshold, the top of his head J completely blown off, while his flesh, was still quivering, with . tho last spark of life. The blood was flow- ing in great "Streams around his shoulders; while;' ' at 1 some distance oJT.lay the upper half? of. the- dead i mans ueau.v. xnsiqe. juts.', nnitiey stood, wild and frantic, just leveling her gun for another 'shot, when'ene of her neighbore jumped to her side and knocking the rweapon 'd'own ward in time to send its message through tho floor, exclaimed: . - -i "My God..!, What iSj the matter?' " 5'Unhahd me." she'eried. wililv. "t Will never ubraiti',' ' - " ' ' ' ' He clenched her - firmly in hii 5- r rraon tttH . . ' A I A 1 A . . . . she ,was.,in ,the; hands -of friends whose standing' in' the commujiity was oX, the best., .Whilo Mrs. , Whitj ley w-asi engaged,, in , her ..household; duties Deall cam a in and placed his arm around her Waist: She repuls ed him with a slap in the face. He1 grasped hsr again, -Whenj by vig-orous-effdrt sho- loosed! herself fremj, him .and. ran. out and around thpj building, closely pursued by ber as, sailari't.' She ran ind the house and seized a rifle that' hid ? been'- left bt her ate husbands She brought ife to bear, and fired as her pursuer had; reached the door, ... The community is loud in its praises of the brave woman's defense of her virtue. ' '"''" be Cherokee National Itale Bonsioa ry has 160 atudeota. ,t , ' 't he Mormont are skid to number 12t, 2S4 They ba increased orer 23.0GO .jurlPRhf. past;! year. .. , wj A,yfr , Only . the, Pep Las the rfgbt to wfar. the pallium at all times. Other 'prelate! wear It only within the limits f theitf jurlsctict on and on certain pev'-d oc casions while they olcUta pont ' tilly.. ';- . 1 .v -t.i ' uvii: ,-' ).!;.-! di I hen she told the story of the trag edjr."' The'mari was' John W. DeaTl: a ' young man' of '" high 'character. ! 1 ! f at t ( i". i I !