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The Ouachita telegraph. (Monroe, La.) 1865-1889, August 03, 1889, Image 1

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WeT ýr URNfI dGre GOODS, e ship or
r-' y p
:. - . f rom
,.`.- GRAND STREET, KONROE, LA., wards
will be ' Nos. 10 and Ic' Grand Street. Monroe, La long e
of names SilI
State. stnak
SomeofoR BR' S
van an a WholSale 4 Retail Dealer inarg ther
towards p clTla 1ul
"they antci- Ithe e
arousit2 he selt
- Mr. O. ( y ub0
a ndSe . i t e t f tte
dial wboeln
ighly 5s5 enthe atoek and price of goods. All mail orders flled with icaredt~
The ladi
. 'J.e2 J S. BLOC H,
to - Whoblesale and Retail Dealer in- tively
en li Lii , Al , BU er,
e t Cash Price Paid for Hides, Wool and Fur. often
o r, .. oe, la... genee
No. 22 PeSIAD r BOA W!
STBEat' - OIat Co
at Zi
Choice Family Groceriesthe
___ S sE3IN_ jEJS - . inco----
(Jouutry Produce Bought and Sold. bay
Goods purobhaed from me will be delivered FREE ;within the City Limits.
I sell the Celebrated MONOGRAM VINEGAR. Everything sold on the tic
sapmlersof Wall Paper Always on land. COUNTRY ORDERS SOLICITED. psel
Bookseller and Stationer.
S ' S~.CIA2.TI - di
No. 15 Grand St., MONROE, LA.
ID r. A.ýB. -- i-com-A-z= c
Oils, Varnishes, Dye Stuffs, Glassware, si
Patty, Pens, Ink, Paper, Envelopes, Lamps and Chimneys. f
Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal Purposes.
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Successors to J. A, Moore and W. II. Harris, O
McFee's old Stand, Grand Street, Monroe, La.
Dealers in Medicines, Chemicals, Paints, Oils,
Glass, Stationery, Cigars and Tobacco,
Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal Purposes.
Engiiner & Ijachinist, IN
• filett's Magnolia Gins COTTON
ian othe. -DEALER IN
ScomChltheery and Engineer's Supplies. WORLD
p'ecially, t' . - -
This inv A , Po w R SH OP t w O S. o ve r w a l ... . All late
will guar. No. 21 GRAND STRf-'rT, IUttletIbredBard r ben add
H1wNaval Offcerk Speun Theiir Spare of te-ill
Time on a Lona Craise. pendese
have fot
[New fork Star, major 1
The wardroom is an od tlttlea Orld, lution
where the rigqrs of red tpe srid a Ond e wae
oillsm are tempere4 by .good ~ello.w- itle Its
ship or.rendered well nlg!ahuendurable goven a
ýy petty tyranny. Eacsh ship has fanet6
from ten to twenty ofeaicrs iin the unknow
wardroom. Here, often Within.amasller memorn
space than iasaccorded to. as many con- contrast
viats in a well-regulated, prison, these heihts
men eat, drink and sleep. Opening of Ga
oil the Wardroom saloon are the om- from t
oers' private rooms-in most ships tiny Iaodge c
apartments, barely high enough 'fer a Beaedic
tall man tostand up in and just about tor. In
long enough for him. to lie down in. entry:
Sitting at the wardroom table you may Benedle
shake handq with a mba in the near- ated ire
eat buOk. Some of the new ships have itor.'
larger wardrooms, and, again some of relie in
them haven't. A voyage of three record.'
months In these cramped quarters s1 a
crucial test of a man's social qualities. A
If the executive officer, who Is in effect
the captain df the wardrootl, .'be a Berry
martinet or a blackguard, which latter
he seldom is, the ship is. a floating
hades. Two or three evilesprilt'asmong E. B
subordinate offiers may make a dozen the "K
brother officers uncomfortable.. -Some- of an a
times a ship goes half round the world the N,
with the .wardroom's occupants In a dress w
state of mutual- hatred. Perhaps the man, b
executive officer is unpopular, and ceitain
three-fourths of his subordinates never rate in
address. him except In the course of why a
duty. Perhaps ibe perennial war of That c
line and staff is such that the right side am w
of the dinner table finds it difficult to surely
be civil to the left side; These condi- Were
tions, however, seem to be compara- ment
lively rare, and now and then the escorte
wardroom is the scene of absolute madhc
peace and good will. Of course nearly stand I
every wardroom has its bore. Perhaps to dre
he makes bad pune, perhaps he tells proper
long stories, perhaps he talks about they p
himself, perhaps he rides a hobby. please
He is soon found out. Indeed be is in this
often known beforehand, for there are not all
bores who have a fame thboogbout the lig to
navy. They have marred a whole rare e;
generation of wardrooms in the China course
Seas, going down Mediterranean, on vary a
" the home station, in the frozen north, and tl
p in the tropics. Brother officers study Bul
tt aregieter and rejoice todiscover that men I
some old familiar bore will be retired he we
before another cruise. ' some
What of wardroom talk? First, and and I
always chaff. The doctor's flirtationse Yet
at Cape Town, the lieutenant's little go accors
at Zanzibar, one man's luck at cards he ha
in an English garrison, another's com- For a
a ing examination for the next grade? attire
SThe little vanities, the personal habits, censu
the petty likes and dislikes of each are mour
known and hinted at. Then there are tailed
stories to be told. One may tell the dres
same story twice in a cruise without for
- incurring serious penalty, but if the Qual
cruise be long every inan is likely to phou
have spun his yarns until they are way
known by heart. One man on an arc- have
tic cruise maddened by the "damnable scorr
iteration" of long days ia a solid ice- solic
D pack, actually started to walk south coat
over the frozan ocean. Hle, however, and
was a civilian, undisciplined by other who
voyages. of at
Wardroom talk is soldut learned. is re
A dozen clever, wel!-educatc:l, good brin
natured men together flod it impossi- Ii
ble to keep themselves up to a general bad
discussion of literary, social or politi- beca
cal topics. The magazines, from one to and
three months old, are on board, and part
the ship can muster ,some hundreds of perl
readable books. These are a resource alor
when a shipmate is ill-tempered or affee
tiresome. You shake for everything. it w
Smith shakes. Jones for a bottle of edl;
beer, and Robinson begs to be let in
for a cigar. Everybody looks on with I
interest, and all eagerly comment on
combinatfons of dice that has come up The
a hundred times before.
Monotonous, isn't it? What is the
compensation? Moderate pay for life;
r'S, sloW, but sure promotion; unques I
tioned social standing; the site of ab
strange lands the world over, and the
whatever moral reward comes of faith- the
y' fl service to the Stars and Stripes. I
tlreat Orators biffer. we
rER. Biirmingham Age-eIorald.1 IF
Chauncey Depew is one of the gifted
orators of the north. Likewise, Col- hi
Sonl S. M. Meek Is one of the gifted to
orators of the south. Depew's oratory
is classical, epigrammatical, incisive to
and always humorous. Meek's style is ta
smooth, oily, ornate and majestic. If
Depew were a painter and you were to or
call for a picture of his own choosing, sa
hilS e would produce a Madonna and hu- so
morous Puck, in singular contrast, on h
the same canvsa, hut both perfect in h
- themselves. Miake a painter of Meek I
A and he would tender you a resplendent a
canvas with the faireet of nymph', O
bathed in the dtnzzlRlng shen of a full t
ortr(i moon, witi stormy skies aboHve
and a radiant aurors burealis north
ward. On facts, Ihke all great lawyers, I
[ they differ. r, his slen'iid ma
sonic oration delivered st North Btr
iON minghanam, called special and imlres=
rye attention to the interesting fact
that all the major generals of the revo
lution were Masons except only Bene
diet Arnold, and that he and he only
Sof all of them was never a Mason.
Depew likewise delivered a Masonle
:" address in New York city before Kane
,Lodge No. 454 on the occasion of their
, thirtieth analversary, ia which be
sati: "It is aug ra Gius*'ý trebite wsU
to American Masonry tbal tytwo ,
at the aigere of the d- cielatil of ali p-si T
pendenae aout hb the. .flftyWi- coiuld
have formed a .iodges'nd.:thanltlWcth t
major generals aIn th.pya thAbetze
olution were bound by the myollttlp. -w.i
One was expelled A tb rd .oluti fumcin
thiis infamy sad It isbm a :. l
given mote rinianot :ci per t ltt at
fame'to the vIrtues tof`lte tl st. he ,
unknown' rave. sd the eseoratid oo ah
memory of;Besnetit Arnold erd. by ut
contrast to Oalt tolieolgt naep d r hn a t tr l
'heights the ,pure. Magp -l_ pataloi itt
of George Wslhibg na. It aS5 tlx:
from the 'reoords of. Kingl I`t UIi
Lodge o! Pougbkeepele that from 1771
Benedict Arnold :wa a frequent vial
tor. Ia 1781, I found this rsmai he
entry: 'Ordered that tha ame of sienr
Benedict Arnold be honsidered obilter: i is t
attd from the mitutns'of thli'ldgig a 'She v
tiraltor.' There is no moe interestng I
relic in the order than thls - mutlated b5 thi
record." Which was right? , h.os
I ha4
A MAN D M IS CLOTHEM. tigbed a
S----by r
Berry Waall (iles ios Opinion e, the the gels
Important- Question. I trl.
-g a as
E. Berry Wall,'familiarly known as Iu cole
the "King of the Dudes," in the course bad da
of an extensive article on "Dresa" in Swlecs
the New York Herald, sayse: *TO alltln tt
dress well may'0ot bebthe thief end of etedtwil
man, but the oharactir 'of hbis attire as ul
certalnly be a 'great Influence on hib Ones
fate in life. I never could.understand ease'wa
why any one should desplisededsa painted
i That certainly is an affectation. If I eardlea
am wrong in that statement then Pla stri
surely the unclad .savage is right. larly, c
Were I to limit my personal adorn- I kep
- ment to a breech clout I should be vue.
a escorted either to a polile station or a ared w
3 madhouse.. Well, then, doesn't it Ever
Seland to reason that if to dress Is good fot the
3 to dress well ies better and 'to dress color
' properly is best? Men may say what or "*He
t they please, and laugh at what they how."
please and sneer at what they please In a
a in this matter, but the man who dpee suite,
a not aim at perfection in dress accord- nated.
e lg to his understanding of It is the A frl
a rare exception and not the rule. Of could I
a course a man's views. in this particular this at
n vary according to his position to life like to
!,, and the education of his surrouodlnogs, au to
Y BuSalo Bill is one of the best dressed Mae
it men I ever saw. It is true that when black,
d he walks along Broadway all stare and ing, bi
some laugh at his wide-brimmed hat able Ic
d and the long, curling hair beneath. after
ns Yet he has reached perfection in dress ahado
;o according to the manner of the people them,
is he has longest been associated wlth, dress I
I- For a New Yorker to wear such an grvii
I? attire would be as ridiculous and as p
5. censurable as for a hod-carrier to. to ge
re mount his ladder dressed in. a swallow, mater
to tailed coat. If to aim at perfectoon in dress
he dress is right for woman and wrong 'year.
Ut for man, then the hideous gartrof the saw b
he Quaker must be comwpendable and we comp
to ;hould accept it. Yet,showlung which not at
ire way man's thoughts naturally tend, I kIsses
rc- have met members of that dress. face
sle scorning sect who were extremely laugh
ec- solicitous with their tailor that their slid t
nth coats should be of the finest broadcloth log I
er, and of the true shbadbellied cat, and frow
ter who would not wear a hat a fraction onsip
of an inch less or larger to its rim than He
is required by thle-perfection of broad-. s til
sod brim patterns. - him
iie- Horace Greely wore a shockingly absp.
ral bad white hat and no one jeered at It, that
lii because he was a distinguished man, nes
3 to and that hat became distlnctivelg a enJo,
mnd part of his attire. That was the Greely days
s of perfection in dress. It applied to him This
rce alone. To a certain extent it was an Do a
or affec'ation. If you or I wore one like rich
ng. it we should be hooted at, and deserv- en 1
lof edly so. A
in. whc
on -
up The FIirst Inustace of a Diamond her
Wearer Deing sat On.
Ito ; fl[otel Mall.]
lues ero is the first recorded instance of bl
of a hotel clerk being "sat on." He said c
and there was one small, vacant room on we
ilth. the fifth floor. cea
s Bill Nye said that would do. ber
Still suspicious he said the elevator
was not running. Inn
Nye said he didn't care for that. net
He could climb.
ifted The clerk had one more show to turn
Col. him out. lie sprang it: ,"Yoe have Ohs
ifted to pay in advance," he said. cut
dtory Nye said that was all right, and was ba'
:isive told in reply to his question that the
yle is tariff would be $2 50.
c. If Nye reached for a roll and threw
re to out a $100 bill. The clerk stammered, A
sing, seeing that he had made the mistake
I hu- Is often fatal in .this country. Then
I, on he said he had no change. Nye pulled
'et in back the $100 bill nod threw out a $50. of
Meek The clerk managed to break that one,
ndent aod as he did so the lines of good na- pc
mphs, ture expanded all over hise face and t
a full tickled the roots of his hair. He had s
hbove been entertaining an angett unawares. ,
north-I Nye gazed at this aurortal display of e
wyers, humor on the clerk's face and amid: ri
,You remind me of Clay." ti
d ma- The display of vanity and good na
h Bir ture ont the clerk's front would have t
mpres- been worth a good price as an attrac-I
g fact tion in the window at that moment. I
e revo- "Indeed," heardd, cHenry Clay?" I
'ene- No," replied Nye; ",just the com
a only moo everyday, mean, yeller elay, oat
on. of which they make bowls and platters
iasoole in a country pottery."
e Kane . And then be sought hisb couch.
of their
bltc he Bubscribe for the T5LmmRAP.w
ilwatlbe m ld
fiomsahe sealax ld S
Slao bect to h,
folroed :uor di ai
we there. _
e viasitend a _ _ __.
when:e Wiedwas .ud tne. o
her (M ey' to thart.
I a, noosthe&t at *e1on 1 ,
atiged or aiqtenta oet io
sit by nly WirdoeD wh'ie *I t
the gthest.2 bj t.
I triedan exptl e miaefat. `
grenw, aithdote fir, tbs" _ .
Swlses eutaies.:_ A e hoede -tap 'de
eallr -o ne napbg of a thheta ste
wered a th green silk, ai r lbb
was quilted ariusd tn rthe .
One of 't vases on my
s paited Nile gteen; with. sid
Pla stripes ofd atthesr a .6s -:it
Sulay, conneattabg somio e ie eo pi.
I triet only prs.e white- r1I
vase. My splAer waiis of greehn.R ,,
bered with dotted swila.- so '
t Everyn one omno lar t ot tbide.o.ol
I fo the tte iafter .s oe m hanged
a colon exclaimed: odH.w: '
o or -'How restful this room le, fren
In my wl ter room I bad a oeherry tan
sauite, and rlb warm rods predoma. t ai
-nolted. W I t
e A friend sid of ble rooe , h O tton 4
lf could have the, blues ater aom opu
r ths cherry room.. Andother weale; tI
Sblack not beise theyit.e la. our
A leg, but 1-becease ablactk dressIdsit le
it able for any occasion." Aad so, day
a shadow on theomspirite o tose arbund toe
Ile them, without aknowing that somb
i dress has much to do wiom th alese or
h gravity in our household s. e
as persuaded a young baolr ed friend a e
to to get a dark blue Iritead of the bla t4
Smaterial she had selectred, oWhi e uth
in dress chme she put it' on. Her twos aatl
it year-old boy was deligbtfd wheb bhse ie
e saw her in a dress tat et oR bar pur
we complelo feeds ewr e e arly"t f
ch not and be could not give her enough Wool
, I gseb and eoasea. He stroked her othe
es- face and her dress alternately ae d the
lO laughemd with delight. Saddenly be and
air slid dow e from her knee anda par rn mo
ath tg hert black dress from the hair he d atr
ad rowned at it, shook hsle head tgor tra
lon ets y and s aid iTakte It away It daRta
an Her eband wa dress much pleased nad
ad- ol the baby. lie told her she, made you
hia thnLk of the dals of their courtg kno
gly ablp. He had lateaded goien out bee
t that eveninlag, bt deferred the ba ea box
n, onses and spent the evenlng at home, soue
i a ernjoy sg remianeoniees of past happy mau
tely days reading aloud cholee literatures
slm This experience she tnevr forgt.. kn
iay Dark. blues, r nte browne and otherb
e rich dark colors were thereafter cho. bo
trv- son astead of black fabric. tbl
At a summer remOsrt L met a lady ovi
who wore nothlog but black "lbecaiuse pot
, r it was so convenlent." I persunaded 4
her to have white wrappers for home be
wear in the summer and dark garnet gar
or a rich maroon for winter. The exi
next year I induced her to discard vwr
oref black altogether and dress In the dilrk
said colors that a middle-aged lady may t
Ion wear, She acknowledged, when IW
met her again, that I was right, The WI
change In her dress made a hebange In T
'ator her home atmosphere. sli
In one Instance a room furnished o0
that. In blue had a soothlog inofluence on a `n
nervous sufferer.
turn With a little tact and a great deal of 59
have observation one could find out more lt
curious facts on this subject than I II
h was have space to enTumerate.
I the s
ered, A New York Counterleit aloney wEtab
stake lishment Rtaldea by the rolice.
Then -
,ulled Nesw YonK, July 25.-The rooms or
a $50. ofces of Wm. C. liurns, at No. 17 "
one, oore street, were invaded by the
d na- police yesterday and nearly $5000 in i
a and money and 150 boxes and straps were
e had seized. Buros hid been doing a
a ares. segreen goods" business in the place
lay oft aunder the name oft Ells. He was are.
id: rested over a week ago by Mr. An
thony Comstock in consequence of a
od ma- member of complaltet made by cone
I have trymen who had been victimized by
attrac- aim, sad was arraigned ia the United
nent. States court and held in $2000 ball to
iay?" answer.
a cam- Some days later a search warrant
my, out was issued by Justice O'Relly, ln the
platters tombs pollee soert, for the examina
tloo of the establishment, and the re
b. tern of the writ wee made yesterdty.
Mr. Comatoek and his asstanat, 3r.
H. ra., accomapanied by Captalin Me
t would b is . t,. e r '
or other room wt#
tt" money, sate! ao eup
he nailed and
or. brst. The`
de tain. eO
te and whea..b
etati i3 ",_ ,a,
do Jwohnd onend Wood trt
not c Io sty, s o tra ' d W o s t r :t s
,)dero er mbtl au :re.
lbt b , ohr . :d Woo * t, e .
hier heer, o A'1'bLAS.
cet gang, W rear Publlo Hare..
The etet t zrn. a. op ýp1w aa.
card vame TIWLS MOtNwrO LLB
may the own r, Bernardts bulldtng.
The well U KOIIF. L)D', A..
e in The psee
abed biso4 ts, Tombs, Headstones,
e oaafurniture nd all kinds of
to the. D (tRANITE WORKS.
!a of game to M ENCAtISTIO FLOOR
more the one at waºLI STATUAR IROIN
an I life at the ha ANAD URNS.
Johla tr ite Wayette Square.
His entire
for nearly A LA.
'tab g wear to e t -
Tyler we -Limteu.
w be wai a Li GROOERS,
o. 1 at the White its d Liquors,
the witty, lea 84 New Levee ts,,
00 In Fow sevetet arter.,
were cure It ti NEW ORLEANS, LA.
ng a will holds
r oe o ed Institute,
I w onrofa
Cone- duke fi E, - PRINCIPAL.
bal- to weight o BOS.
ehe pasro i tranallg 'in UGslhb,
m'arrgnt p ' Lngrage and Soleases
to the ! is eeasy, eept. 9, lees.
there '0
Veri, Cort, Hon. 7. P.
met, Ms*. 'Iel.I Leean Jes
s ewlewv or to aby bsi
hs rpraspeetu. l64m
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