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: ! OHIO. g:nM;snT nr,i-sr.oi:o. n had ope way. THANKSGIVING QUESTS. t) nil who chiiw I'j ; j nr. from ninny :y. Hi :ii imr niv hi ln'i s innm A Tin t t' I'll - ! iiy, ll:iv ! T t i ' ""I ii" ' 1 h us io Ui. cp 'rimnKi.Viii: 1 hty. A rlinir. n i!::cp for nil Who .1 lo rum-. lr- il riot si i ll, im once. The fliitdi'fn's )i"inc? TInv will look flown on mo Anil smile mid sny: She still rf-mi'iiihi-iw, on 'J'liaiikst i iiik Dny. j t1 ivhrn t ho linnril set ith I'm it nii'l iiH iil, Not Imnl It i to till i'.nrh vin-nnt souf. Tlicv com i1 not lnnk, anfl yrt I huve "ulw f y" Ooil'rt pom- to till thHr placfj, 'J Imiiku ivinn I ;i v. nu a then, of were were 'lied -Mm. M. '. Htttlx, in S. S. Tiinr. was NOTED CONFIDENCE MEN. Reminiscences of Skillful Operators On Railroad Trains. Some Stories of Their Successful Tricks and of Their Occasional Defeat—The Chicago Stock Dealer and the Wide-Awake Farmer. Tlie doalh of Kuli C. Wiil.omnn, (lie onoo nolod railway iui-son;;cr s in illi'f mid oxix'rt eaniblcr. as l'oiiorleil a lew days since, lias recalled many reminis conoes anions railroad men and others of his opera! ions and those of oo-vorl;ers of his in the palm' (lays of their busi ness. "Ktih Walicimin mnnaeil to keep out of the clutches of the law very sne-oes.-fiilh'.'' siiid a gentleman connected with the Krie Railway, "hut very often came to crief at the hands of men he swindled or of railway employes. The li'.st time I ever saw him was in ISO!). I was a roiit? a pent of the t'nited Slates 'press Company. One day I was a passcntrcr on a train on the Fori Wayne Road, eomii!!r east. At Liverpool, lud., a line-lookini; man, about thirty-live years old, carrying a small satchel, entered the ear I was sitting in, and tool; a seal at. the side of an elderly jjeiilleiiiiin dressed like a farmer, and looking ex-a'Oi!'iii".,ly unsophisl ieuted. snort time a eonversiitiou arose be t v Hie two. and the yumi;; nil-ii.. was MMn inl'oi'med thai his fellow-; ;; -" r .'it was on his way to Yalparai- . where lie lived. This seemed to li" a verv iiirrooiilile suniri-e to the tine- iiii.s" run LT1' !'. v.'Jio wns ;ili foini to V 1 1 :i i:i i , and whon t hi- oh! front Ionian ruvti ins name tlie vomit' man was simply overcome with delight, mid .shook the hand of the Valparaiso citizen warmly. He was a merchant from Chicago, and had been a school mate of the old gentleman's son. whom he had not seen for years. The two conversed pleasantly for a few minutes. when a liiKldle-aec; gentlemen came m from the smoking ear. He was a high ly respectable, apnearin"; person, and, while walking through the aisles his oyes fell upon the pleased young man who was talkinjr with the elderly gen tleman, from Valparaiso. The new comer's face orifrhleiied up, and he touched the young man on the shoulder and called him by name. The pleased stranger looked up and evidently recog nized a frieiid, for the two shook hands and inquired solicitously after each oth er's health. Presently the new-comer said something in his friend's ear. The friend looled somewhat annoyed, and mid in a voice the old gentleman could easily hear "How mm h is ilP Have you got the bil: with you?' The new-comer took a pa er from his pocket and handed it to his iriend, saying that he must have the uonev, as he had been called away from Chicago suddenly and would need .t before he got back from t'.e East. The bill was for goods purchased, and amounted to live hun dred dollars, Tho young man didn't ha'pen to have that much money with Ida in currency, but he had a certified clock for one thousand eight hundred o'llhirs, and if the creditor could give ..im the balance he would gladly liqui date the debt. Iiy a, most singular fa tality the creditor didn't have the simoimt. Then the pleasant young man turned to the elderly gentleman from Valparaiso and blandly asked him , if he could not give him the cash for the .' cheek. The old man's regret was touching to witness. Contrary to his custom, he had left home with less than that amount of money in his clothes. The young man was just about to ex press nis sorrow to ins creditor when a happy thought seemed to strike him. He asked the old gentleman to let him have live hundred dollars and take tl cheek until they reached Valparaiso, when they would have ll cashed. J In old gentleman actually appoaree ashamed lo be obliged to disappoint the old friend of his son, but the fact of the matter was he had only thirty-seven dollars on his person, he said, and he apologized for being caught in so em barrassing a position. The young man told him not to mention it, and the creditor passed on, looking exceedingly uisappomted. Dy and by the young mini got up and walked back to when the other was sitting. They talked to gether awhile and then the possessor of tne unfortunately large ccrtilied check returned to his seat with the old man. " 'Would you mind," said he, 'letting nif have the unit v-n'ven dollars uniil we reach Valparaiso! INly menu says it will help him out very much in tiie why of expenses until he can use some paper he has.' " 'Certainly not !" replied the old man, heartily. 'I'll let you have it wit h pleasure.' "As he was counting the bills out the young mini's creditor came up. The old gentleman counted the thirty-seven dollars and laid it on his knee. Then lie placed his hand on a heavy cane he lie pi; had. " 'There's your money,' said lie. Take ii.' The good-looking youn man readied lor it, and the next mo ment the heaw tarn; came, down over his linger with a rap that brought him to ins leet witn a veil of pain. The two swindlers started for the ear door, but tin? old man was on hit. feet in a second and with a blow from his chub on th head or thf old Iriend ;t his son brou'fht him to his knees 111 the aisle. The 01 he man was stopped by passengers. They were uiiiu uihcn into tne uaggage-car and bound to a bciiin. When the train reached the swamp wilderness of North ern Indiana they were dropped from the train. 1 don't know how they ever got away from there, but two year later a man who was playing cards with three others in an Krie smoking-car near to new easy-going new and up aire to be ii)) 1 his ot It 1 Ilornellst illo was pointed nut In nil by litaKciuaii as ltu-li Wukoinan. who ju ; won on" thou-and dollars on lur.td from tho oilier phiyeis. 1 recognized in him llv fii'inl of the Valparaiso old gen I Ionian's son. I ' v tin' the old man was one of I'ne ln-1- sloel. -dealers of ( hiea"o. and in valise he had under his m that dav had over (ill en thou-and dollars. "The Hush lime of railway eoiilidenee n and gjuib'er. t .is ' 1 1 i i :i ir and for few vv:ir a! ler 1 h war." -aid a t r' ink line conductor. "Money was plenty moi . lis were r.o h r lax. and rail way men did not seem lo Ihi.ik il part their fluty lo siaud guard over the property of ereihiloii.- Iraveh rs, or Iho-e whose cupidity ran :- av v ith Iheirrea soti. lie-ides Hush Wal.eman --or P.iHy Porter, as the boys called him -there many other bright operators who king-i in their line. I remember liiinky' Silver and his chum 'Hig. Jer sey," ,john Baily. and a man known as Shirt.' 'Pig Jersey' and 'lied were the bosses of Ihe Ihree-eard-monl;' men, and were niarvelonsly ex pert at tricks with cards, -lied Shirt' a product, of life among the Penn coal mines, and when not en m working raiivvay trams no things expensive for the rural vis at county fairs. He was the orig of the' brilliant idea in ends as the. 'tissue-paper racket." His favorite role was that of a man bored to with the monotony of riding on a who was anxious to liml con partners for a -oeial game of In those days the newsboy his cards and lap-hoard to hire to passengers had not made his appear ance on our railroads, and card-playing pass the time was comparatively a thing. "Hod Shirt,' v lio would readily have been taken for the son of a wealthy fanner, overburdened with bull) lime and money, s-.lways had a dainty, brand pied; of cards in his valise, he seldom had to wait long to get a game, and lie rarely tailed to m:in- to select players who 'had blood in them.' The game of euchre seldom progressed far before 'l'ed Shirt' would in a careless olV-liand way, and ap parently speaking more to himself than any one else: "'Iiy Jove! this'd be a beauty of a hand in a game of draw!" "Whenever Ked Shirt reached that stage of the game you could make pretty big bets that his hand wasn't the only 'one around the hoard that would a 'beauty in a game of draw.' and that other' hand never failed in being four aces, cold. The man who held that hand never failed to be just game enough to remark that his hand loomed pretty fair for a poker hand. too. hen l!.ed Shirl woiihlii t say anvil. mg more about it. but make out as if lie was about to proceed with the euchre game, l-or a man witn tour aces in hand, who has had the value of hands as regards poker srgg sled to him, is not a true-born American citi zen if he sacrifices it at euchre, and no body know this fact be!-.cr than P.ed Shirt. The man with the four aces would invariably propose that they test value fit the two hands in the usual way. Red Shirt would at first prefer not to bet. but linally would back his hand. The other man would raise him. course. And so it would go. back and forth, until it suited lied Shirt to bring tlu? matter to a close, when he would call his opponent. " 'l'ouraeesl that lucky person would say. " ' hat! Ked Shirt would exclaim, eitedly. 'Let's see 'cm!' "The man would throw his cards down. PlihI Shirt, picking them up, would run them over quickly, and then ubbing his thumb on one ot tne ace cards would shave oil' a covering that revealed two more spots, making it a tray spot. Look here, my friend.' he would indignantly, '1 thouirht I was play with gentlemen. You can't run sav, ing any of your Chicago tricks on me!' "Then he would throw down a hand (hat always beat three of a kind, and before the others recovered from their astonishment the money would he in his possession, and he would make a break for the car door. He never failed to time his play with the movements of the train, and when the climax came the ears would be slowing up for a station. was no trick at all for him to get oft train moving fifteen or twenty miles in hour, and he never got caught but once that 1 know of. Then he was fol- owed (dose by his victim, and thevlioth got otV the train together. Ked Shirt was given a most beautiful trouncing, but the man did not get his money about live hundred dollars. It hap pened that as Ked Shirt was hurrying out of the car he met John Paily on the platform coining 111, and quick as a Hash he passed the money, all crumpled up in a wad in his hand, to John. Ked Shirt made thousands of dollars during his career, but he died in a Pennsylvania poor-house of consumption a few years ago. 1 think his name was Brown. In the days of which I speak emi grants were the especial prey of these sharpers, as they are yet to a great de gree. Ju those days, however, the pres ent system of exchanging their money for drafts on landing here or before leaving their native land was not in vogue, and they carried large amounts of available funds wilh them on the Cars. The trains were so long that it was impossible for the train men to watch the doings of conlidence men, even if they were so inclined. Sharpers could 'get in. their work' and leave the train before their presence was sus pected, or any one knew that swindling had been perpetrated. 'Pig Jersey,' ns a quiet, clerical-looking man named Vv arren Krickmore was known, was s famous worker of emigrant trains. Ha was a college graduate, it was said, but whether he was or not, he could talk seven different languages. He came Irom lialliinoro originally, it was a favorite scheme of bis to board an emi grant train, und donning a hat that gave him the appearance of an ollieial of the train, pass through the cars and inform the emigrants, in whatever language they might speak, that it was necessary for them to change their money for American currency before leaving the tram. J hey readily produced their gold, anil silver, for which he gave them w orthless paper money. One night he took over i'l.oiiil from emigrants on the Central Koad between Auburn and Canaudaigua before the swim was discovered. He had the name of being one of the most remarkable curd manipulators ever known, and it is said that many of the wonderful tricks with cards performed by sleight-of-hand per formers litteen and twenty years ago originated with him. 'Pig Jersey' went to Texas in lfSii'.l, and was killed there in a brawl by a man whom he had beat en out of a huge sum of money by card tricks. "It is a notable fact that all of tho conlideneo men I remember in those days either met violent deaths or died in poverty or wretchedness, as 'Red Shirt' did, and as Hush Wakemau has iuut t p in t a 1 dierj. John Pail; Menian, apparent who could walk ', a' nice .1 little gen y, us ev er u alked. and light nw ay with the Collliilenee of pi'i ii Mi i. eolihl be la iple 1111 would never oa) in, ilied in I he har- ic's.-. In th" character of had been robbed he ivm la tl hy of an old farncT 0:1 the vicinity of 1 iorncl I one hundred dollars out o he poor d". i or could g"l a drover ' d on I he s an I'.rie I i'li 111 aill, ville, mid got f h 111. r.efi.re. aw a v' w it h his booty the f.in-icr was infori 11 d of th" swindle. I !e necked John r-s he stood fin the pi il form of the car waiting for the tram to -low up as i! cut' rod Addi son, and the two u II oil' the 'rain. John foil in under the wheels and .vas cut inlo hundred pieces. His f. 'mil r was prom inent, in a border Pennsylvania county, where his father was a Judge. "It is a singular fact that nine out of ten of the .swindlers who operale on railroads are not Ihe grailu.lles of Now York city schools of genleo! crime, ns one would 11 at urally suppos'' I hem lo be, bill are natives of the counl'y along the lines. Thus, on the Krie. .uiie of the most expert operators bolot god in Uing hamton, Klniira. Waverlv. Port J'-rvis, lornellsv ille, and similar p'aees. Prom ail I ev er saw, I think tk,-e country sharpers can work way around the .New York swindler. They pros'imo on their knovvledee of the count ry ( ml acquaint ance with railroad employ's, not a few fif whom, in the old days, were well feed by Ihe sharpers. The most if the opera tors were liberal, good-hea1"ied fellows, and a good many instances -tre remem bered of t heir generosit y in 1, me of need. I renieinl er once a brakeina'i was killed on a road I was then runninv oh. ami as he had left a family V'l desti tute circumstances the bov were making up a purse for him. A subscription list. was being handed around at. the station fin.; day, and a pious-looking gentleman wht was wailing for a train said he would do something for the dead man's far'ilv. He subscribed 'Cash, fifty dollars.' I afterward learned that I he pious-h 10'r.ing gentleman was none other than the no torious John Paily. "Put. while once in a while some green or over-credulous person is now adays plucked on railroad trains, the conlidence business is almost played out. licsiiles the fact that the gainer are now all well known, the railroad companies took the mailer in hand few years ago and made it too warm for the sharpers to work either with comfort or prolit. Several of the oper ators who came on some ten years or so ago are now in prison, and it is a bold member of the fraternity who ventures to work a passenger train on through Eastern roads nowadays." 7. i". Timis. NOT A BEGGAR. How an Impecunious Fellow Raised the Wind in Detroit. "Cenllenion." he began in a smooth, niolass.-s sort of voice, "I am dead broke but no beggar. I want to raise about three dollars, but I shall do it in a legitimate manner. Now, then, let me a-k you to inspect this." tie took from his pocket a piece of icon chain as large as his thumb and containing six links and passed it around. After it had carefully been in spected by each of the party he con tinned: "1 want to bet my overcoat, which is certainly worth $10, against $3 in cash that none of you can separate one link from the others." The piece of chain was passed around again it) be more closely scrutinized, and finally one of the party, who was a machinist, returned it with the remark: "And 1 want to put up that sum against your overcoat that you can't do iA-our-olf." "Done!" said the stranger as he pulled off his coat. Coat and cash were put up in the hands of a stakeholder, and the stranger asked the group to follow him. Lie walked across the street and into a black.-mith shop, and picking up a hammer and cold-chisel he deliberately cut out a link. The crowd stood around like so many pumpkins at a county fair, but when the stranger held up the link und claimed the slakes the ma chinist recovered his wits sutliciently to exclaim: "Sold by a professional deadbent! The money is yours, old fellow, but in exactly thirty seconds after you receive it 1 shall begin to kick, and you had bet ler be twenty rods oil'!" "Thanks glad to have met you good day!" replied the stranger, and he was out of sight 111 seven seconds. JJc- truit Fic 1'rcm. Not Remarkable. ' There are two occasions when a man should not speak," said old Sam John son, turning to lioswell. "What are those occasions, Colonel excuse me, 1 mean Uoutorr Jlionglic we lived fn Arkansavv. I ask what are those occasions?" taking out his note book. "One is when he has nothing to say." "Yes," saitl Poswell, taking down triie remark. "And the other is, when he lias just said what he has had to say." "Wisdom," muttered lioswell, reach ing for his pencil, which had fallen tin the floor. "May I ask, Doctor, who was t-'ie most discreet man of speech you tvor knew?" "Yes. His name was Anderson Ilay tey. 1,'sed to haul cross-ties out in Sa ?jne County. "In what vlav was he so discreet of Speech, Doctor?' "In never saying anything that should itot be said." "Dili he never, 111 a moment offorgnt ( ilness, speak without mature dcliboVii- tuui?" "Sir, he never did." "A most remarkable man." "Sir, not necessarily; he was dumb. Arkunnuw Tniciler. The Manicure's Art. Tho Parisian fashion of having a pro fessional manicure polish anil point the li'ngcr-nails has become surprisingly prevalent in New York. At. the best" Known establishment in town there are, besides the proprietress, about a dozer Miiing women assistants. The "pa tient'1 on his arrival is shown into a re ception room, elegantly furnished. where he awaits his turn. When it nr. t-ivesi lit, lisliei-eil into the fiiiiritiiiii loom ami placed in an easy ( hair with" a table attachment, on which are jars brushes, sponges, tiles and various lit tie ivory implements. The linger-tips arc first soaked in cologne water, then covered alternately with a salve anil powder. Then follows the polishing tiling and shaping. The whole per formance busts about un hour and costi one dollar. When it is finished the pa tient's nails are lit objects for pi'cs'jiviu tion in the .unitsoniau Institution. N. 1'. Muil und Express. GILT EDGE. A Tiny Novelette that Can be Easily Read Before Breakfast. in of it is a do Lie a a the to in he are triie just "Can von believe it. mv dear P.eHof At Saratoga t his summer I l inee l with a hotel cir'k. lb-li:i:u!-o .o a follow!" Wilhelmi'ia Wilmerding it in g on a h 1 1 1 1 :'e in ! he parlor of icIiiHlly v. a , reelin a lion -e moiling 1 lifih illle to 1 "How r v ciuie. T 1:0-" maul!' She put as she speke. !" said her friend. think so. Hc-ie? I ue!i agony of dotihl "Ilil V oil ill have been in aboiil him.'' "You didn't fall in lov "No, no, mil so bad whether or not, I should with him?" is that. Put. add his oiler lo my li-t.'' "Kvcry man founts," said Ile-'sie, wilh a look of judicial gravity. "Who else did you captivate, my dear cous in "There w as one V filing man, slender and so sweet. He was over bead and ears in love with inc. What nights wo had! The moon! Pe sje. folks may liKigh at the moon, but they can't laueh it flown. We used to walk to gether, and his talk vas just heavenly. And he danced like a cherub." "Was there no one "!.-?'' "There was a man must, 1 think, have come from the We-'. He was a (bumper; he was N'.o :!. He was ju.-t wild over my singing. Loth of them lire coming to v i-it me." "lo von mean lo sny they didn't poo? What slow coaches.'' 'T had to come away in a hurry for rny aunt's funeral. There is the bell. Oh. lli-sir, it's Vincent's card: it's my second; it's No. 'J. You must leavens ilonc: only I wish vou could hear him talk; it's jiisl music." Pe ssie, however, left as the slender ','oulh entered the room. "Miss Wilmerding." said the young man, "1 am so lortiinate to Und you alone. 1 have myself been alone since you left us. I never thought into what a mocking desert the absence of one charmer can turn a smiling world." "(limm, Mr. Vincent. It is too lovely for anything to hear you talk." "Wiliielinina, I love you! f have come to oiler you my hand, my heart, and my fut lire." "Your future! Mr. Vincent," said Wilhelmina. "are you a speculator in fulures? Papa will never consent to my union with a grain speculator." "What flo you mean. Wiliielinina? I am not a grain speculator." "What is your business Mr. Vin cent?" "I am n poet." "That's ju-t a lovely business! I dole on rods. Win did v ill never loll 11. e?" T never hud tne courage. I was satisfy vour ideas of afra.id I could in vvorhllv grandeur." "What nonsense! I have m ideas of grandeur. A hon-e. a carriage why, altogether. 1 couldn't spend if 1 tried, more than ij-.'o.niiu a year." "Is that ail?" "That is all. I am sure you can easily spin that out of your poetry." "1 cm in time." said Mr. Vincent, with a touch of melancholy in his voice. "How soon. Albert?" said Miss Wil merding. in a trembling whisper. "In 1,0(111 years."' "A thou.-and what?" Years, Wiliielinina. Good-bye." 'liessie! Pessie! Bring me my salts! Isn't it too bail? His talk was si) lovelies-dreaming like. The bell is ringing again. 1 feel too weak to speak." Who was that shaking bag of bones that I met at the door," asked a strong, turdv-looking man, entering the par lor. Mr. Lungwort), is it vou?" said Wilhelmina. "I thought you knew Mr. Vincent, the poet.' Never set eves on him before, miss. I reckon he don't move much in our circle. He must be a plchian. Put business is business. You're a prize at any fair. I love vou and I must have you!" "Mr. I.ongvvorlh. you upset me en tirely. 1011 take my breath away. Mr. Vincent has just told me that he loves me." "What! that bag of bones? Why. 1 have more need fit" him than you. He make you an oiler! I'll pay more for him than anyone else will. A poet! St nil'!" "Who are you?" said Miss Wilder ming, awed by his proud manner. "I am the biggest vender and bone pulverizer in the world," said Long worth. "What!" cried Wilhelmina, with a look of wonder. "Every day I boil down ten thousand hogs' carcasses." "Oh!" cried Wilhelmina, placing the smelling-bottle to her nose. "My income is fifty thousand dollars a year, anil I'm a power in society and politics, I am." "I'ifty thousand dollars!" said Wil iielinina, "I call. I mean show your hand to the Governor, and it's all right. I'll be your partner for the rest of the game. A thousand years, indeed. Mr. Longworth, I'll give you a tip. Don't oiler Mr. Vincent too much for his bones. Ta, ta, love! All reyoir!" 1'liilmh Iphia Xctrs. Tin I I. W. AH If A Desirability of a Barn Cellar. Whether a barn cellar or basement is desirable or not depends upon some cir cumstances. The nature of the ground, whether it is Hat or sloping, is one thing to be considered, and another is the manner of conducting the farm. Where but one building is to lie used for barn and stable, the basement will be found very convenient, as there will bo much saving of labor in feeding, tho feed all being sent down from above in shoots or sprouts. On level ground there is not so much advantage in A biusement, but a central burn for stor ing, made of light timbers, where every thing rests upon the ground, and cheap sheds arranged as wings, will cost much less, and will be quite as conveni ent, as it will he quite as easy to carry the feed on a light wheel-truck to the cattle as to throw it down a spout. Where it is desired to feed by soiling, a basement for the manure will be almost indispensable, because there will be so much of it to handle, and it will be the heaviest part of the work to carry it out into a yard. I nun the writer's own ex perience he considers the cost of a hase ment, or cellar, for the storing of manure to be a prolituble investment, returning its cost every year where twenty-live or thirty head of cattle are kept. -V. 1'. 'linns. Tlie injury Unit the crow doos to corn by pulling it up is not ponoiully grout iiml citii bo o;iily fruimloil iifruiiist. A morn soriotis imiiotinont is foiinil in tlio flint that tin rrow is the groat t'lioiny of insrot-dosl roving birds, vyIiosu ni'HtH it iloslroys ami wIiom" young it kills. Tlio Niniinvl is alno ojwn to Uto situiy thurjie. -V. 1'. JJeruUL TEMPERANCE READING. TEMPERANCE READING. THE DREAM OF THE REVELER. Zrouivl (ho lo;o-1 tho (rnrwM wen1 iimt, 'I If 1'i'til liti'H'i' Ihi'iu lit'iMniuir, .Ami in 1 1 1 1 r 1 ' 1 1 rrit'i m-ln-.l ott, "I 1 if r'l'h t v ivti.f u.i'- 1 1 I'M 1 'timr : r I'l.i'fki uric Ihi. ii- ryes fffffl l:r rht.. Th" r lii'.irt'i with pJruMtrn tifiitTl-'f't : s-iim mi mi . 1 1n- h 1,1 -t u a.-) ki c:i, Am li-U-l tiif n w l .vmmlril. fliailie.l B CeMet il the -. -f, A 1 1 ' I 1 r i 1 ' I ; "A11 .'v Willi -en nw t el IIS l-e II 1 1 T I V O'l I" 'HV lull l ine we let lo-inerrew" as 1 -nulte my sii'lit lt w ilfin, Aii'l sliiniln T '!'" p e ill ' " 'T la--. AiM inai the v hn l ill leuu-lm j luuirurg 'I his s on ju,-.-; li.a.ae tjie; 'hell -lit I saw 11 'I nie, ,s,-; 111- III nl II tlli-rlllv la le r. Vine1 lei re i-le-il si,),-- taa hritiuning o'er Wilh Hon. is el liiirnin- I .. 1 11 .0. Ari'llli'l lillil press, -il u e I 1 1 in u oils crowd, 'In tieie ties lifpinr yi ly, Itut eliM llv (-olio the i r iin-l slid 'rhe Ml I! eri nu a I ill 1 lie lleeily ; tlmce opprossr.,1 ,y need or debt. The (Its, i, uite. lie- lity. llleill-eyeil olil men Mini -f -ekli -ss youth, A nil pulsipil w (inaai ei n v. "(live, inve:" they erieil. --ivo. u-ivo us drinlt, 'I'n 1 row n nil tliiiuelit of sin njw; we lire Imppy ler t'l-ili'ir. Wo cure not inr to-lnoi i ow." Tho nrst lrop wiu-inni! their shivering Skln9 Ami drove mvav Iheir mhIih-ss; Tin- si i onil lit He ir sunken ( lis. And lllie-i their -ouls with yunlnesa; Tie- third drop made thein shout ttnd ronr, A ml I'hi v ( aieh I a i ions tintie : The loni-iii livop iioiled their very blond. And tlie tittli drop drove them Irani ic "firtnk!" -aid tlie demon, "drink your 11111 1 Till k Ol thee w ail el s- n-enW 1 Tl:e it uuil.e vour eye -Ii alls st ii r nnd dull, A ml turn our wli ile s I ins ) eliow ; Tlie II tl 1 1 en r liimii s with em-e and criot, Aiid i-loliie vour buck Willi tntleis; Tiny il liil yoiir In ml t uli evil thoughts Kill never mind : w hal mutters Tlnniilh V iitue sink mid li ilsoll tail -Villi sneial ties dss(.', ry I'll lie yiMII' I I'telld ill hour of need, And llml vou homos tin-ever; I'or 1 l.uve bull! three mansions liiifh, 'I luce slronif und eoodly houses, To Indue 111 last ea h Jolly soul Who all his til o cu rouses. "The first it Is n spiielous house, 'I'o nil tint sot." appalline-, V'hi'i-e. Iiy the pin ,sh bounty fiat. Vile, in tlie sunshine etawlii',:. Tlie wairn-nut di-unlaird emis led dity9. And cuts th dole ol others, plnmie mid hnoleu to hunsmjf' An eye-sore lo Ilia brothers. 'The peennd Is n Inin- tmiise, lulllk. lelid and lllliiniy. Where. Bunnell by di- ass l'oul And linpetess leelaneiinty. Til'1 viel iiiis ol' polio ions deep i'ilieoll ll celled ol sadne.s. Some eiillinir deiiili to end tle-ir piitl And others wrought to urndness. "The third find lust is tihiek find high, 'i he itli iileof imilt and iinyuish, Atal lull of dunneotis deep und fa'vt. v here ileath-donined telotis laiifcruiEll. So drnill the cup und drtiitl iiyaiu; One ol" ley irondly liiuoi-s Jslnill IndL'e'llt last, each Jolly soul VV tin to the drears carouses!" Hut well lie knew, thai ili-imm old, How vain w as nil his preaehiiiir: The rneired crew Hull round liiin lloelosd Were heedless ol his telK'hinir. Kven us they heard his fear! ill words They cri'-'i. vvil Ii shouts - if hi u ir titer; "(lilt on l he fool who mars lo-day With thouiilil-s of tin li'-ieal ler. "We cure not fur thy hnues three, Who iiye ,ui tor l he present, And merry will we male- il yet. And pi "II our Pumpers pleasant. " Loud liiiiLh.-d the lii ud to hear theiu speak. And. lui.Msr Ihj.Ii l li. k.-c. "Hotly ued soul are iniae," said he; "1 li have- 1 iieln but li for liiiinr." iVei l Ai'-.O'eil Advocnte. WHISKY DID IT. Sad Experience of a Woman Who, in Denver's Early Days, Was a Ministering Angel to the Distressed. A few days ago tlere appeared at Justice hlanchtield s Court a woman whose disgusting, appearance at oneo riveted the attention of every person Co present. The woman was a ventah old hag, bloated, dirty, blear-eyed and with a voice which set every nerve with in its sound on edge. Her tangled hair, gathered up at the top of her heaf looked a heap of tilth, and the Hies Hocked to and swarmed around the mass. She appeared as the legal protector to a lit tie girl, a bright, prematurely- old child, who had come tncre to testi fy against a man whom she claimed had abused her. Strange to sav, al though the old woman was there as tho child's guardian, she had been sum moiled to te-tify for the man's side of the case, but so besotted was her eondi tion that she did more injury to the de fense than her absence could possibly have done. Every instinct of womanhood and all sympathy for abused childhood seemed to have been utterly blotted from the woman's nature, and the only lively interest which her befuddled in tellect seemed capable of grasping that day was that of animosity toward tho little one. She cursed the child and accused her of lying, and once, forget ting that she was in a court of justice, she raised her clenched list and swore that she would strike the child if she had tho power at that moment. The abandoned woman made such an impression upon the mind ot a reporter who was present that he spoke of her to one or two people whom he met with later in tlie day, one of whom happened to be a man who had lived in Denver from its very early days. As soon as the old woman s name- was mentioned the old man brightened up ami remarked: " hy, that woman used to be ono of the very handsomest and most wealthy in the town in the early days Yes, indeed, and she was one of tho best, too. 1 tell you there s many a man to-day who owes a good deal to that old woman's kindness. Whv, sho was an awful good-hearted woman. If there was anybody around sick or in trouble, nothing that she had was too good for him or her. There was a partner of mine who worked with me m a livery-stable, and he got taken down with tlie mountain fever. Ho slept there in the stable, had his blank ets and that sort of thing, but it wasn't verv comfortable for a sick man. "This old woman heard of it, and down she camo to see him. She found how lie was and had mm taken to a room. She got a lot of sheets and pil low-eases and those things. Every morning she camo with a clear, lot of bed-clothes, and nice little delicacies for him to eat. 1 tell you such things as cotton sheets and linen pillow-slips were almost unknown in those days, lint she had plenty. Sho took good care of that fellow, and anybody else who was sick. Sho was an awful good hearted woman." "What could have brought her down to what she is now?" asked tho old man's listener. "Whisky," replied the old man, sadly. "Sho began to drink some then; she's kept on, ttnd now she's no earthly use," Denver Tribune. Once upon a time a Hog drank from trough into wliioh a lianvl of boor hail boon emptied. Uo Ijioaino very nitioU intoxieati d. When lie cimio to liinisolf, he was very much a.-liaineil of his con duct. Ho v truly poutkient and said to his friends: "1 have always been a loa.-t until this tin lucky slip, and I promise you I'll never make a Jl;m ol myself again." Motion Truntcnpt. m Thk habit of intemperance by men in office has occasioned more injury to tlm public and more trouble to me than all other causes; and were I to coiiiiiienca my Administration again, the tirst ques tion I would ask respecting a candidate for ollico would be: "locs ho Uae aidcut ISiritsi'" 'i'hoinas JcJ'cr$ou. i WNO 19 UNACQllftlMT. O WITH TUB WV t-JS AtnilJ I I f, tV J,..' . -I -t '.JVC H '---'-.-." "-.'' j. n kw) ' '.,fl't , KANSAS CllYi uua - ; - i" - -is -. ;- 'Vif' lJln.i. e,'v--r..'l.'."u7' f --I r J ( , fS 1 u.i'.V-rX 'ST".;- Gmc&co, Rock iGLAfja & Pacific WYr- Eolna the Crest Central Line, artords to travelers, b reason of Its unrtvalffd ci crap'ilcnl position, ti-.e shortest and boRt cout betwaon the East, Northeast antiT i Southennt, and the Wet, Morthwcst and Southwest. It is literally and strictly truo, trovt its connections ar an 01 ' nram'i" of rend between the Atlantic and the Paclflc. By Its main line and branches It roaches Chleaao, jnnot, roorn, ""! La Salle, Con-r-eo, MHIae and Rock Island. In Illinois I Davenport, Muscatine, Washlnnton, Keokuk, Knocvil'o, Oskaloosa, Fairfield, Des Moines, West Liberty, Iowa City, Atlantic, Avoca, Audubon, Harlan, Cuthne Center and Counoll Bluffs, In Iowa ; Callatln, Trenton, Cameron and Kansas City, In Missouri, and Leaven worth and Atchison In Kansas, and tho hundreds of cities, vllluees and town Intormediate. The "GREAT ROCK ISLAND HOUTE," As It Is familiarly called, offers to travelers oil thn odvantnees and eomfortsi Incident to a smooth track, sa'e bridges, Union tfepots at all conneotine points, Fast Express Trains, comnoned Of COMMODIOUS, WELL VENTILATE, WELL rlfATED, FINELY UPHOLSTERED and ELECANT tAV CCAC.HE3 ; a line of ths MOST MACNIFICENT HOKTOI1 RECLINING CHAIR CARS ever built ( PULLMAN'S latest doslened and handsomest PALACE 8LEEPINO CARS, and DININC CAR that are acknowledged hy press and peoplti to be the FINEST RUN UPON ANT ROAD IN THE COUH'PY, and In whioh superior meals are served to travelers at the low rate of SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS EACH. THREE TRAIN3 each way between CHICACO and the MISSOURI RIVCBr. TWO TRAINS each way between CHICACO and MINNEAPOLIS and 8T. PAUL, via the famous ALBERT LEA ROUTE. A New and Direct Line, via 8eneea and Kankakee, has recently been orenef, between Newport News, Richmond, Cincinnati, Indianapolis and La Ffjyetto, and Council Bluffs. St. F'aul, Minneapolis and Intermediate points. All Through Passengers carried on Fast Express Train. For more detailed information, see Maps and Folders, which may be obtained, a well on Tickets, at all principal Ticket Offices in tho United States and Canada, orcl R. R. CAELE, C.ST. JOHN. . Vloe-Prt,9't A. CenM Wanaper, Cen'l T'k't & Paos r Aa CHICAGO. SllEltl5niIKKl OeKM'AVV.'L'IJLm.'SVUO.Il.l'sUll'l Iff. . f-tOCBAPHY OP THrS COUNTRY, WlLk nm m,.r, n U4uci.t. f I !'-,, ... . s i W w J L 'V-IN-I TT i'.,t-- p.'iutjMjM'ajatir4nawnv-Ji.sinum-' iw ijujiji'S'i ,a .-..13 Cincinnati, Vashinyfon & CaUlmorc T.IE ONLY LII.E RUNNING PAUCE SLEEPING CSiS TO BALTIMORE, PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK VIA WASHINGTON CITY WITHOUT CHANGE. Direct Connection Fon All Points EAST AND SOUTHEAST. E FAVORITE SHORE HE TO 1XDL1XAP0LIS, ST. LOUIS, CHICAGO. KAXSJS CITY, 0JL1ITJ, AND ALL POINTS IS THE West, Northwest, and Southwest. DOUBLE DAILY LINE OP PALACE SLEEPitIG CABS TO ST. LOUIS WITHOUT CHANGE. Lowest Rates, Quicket time, and Beat Accommodations. 1'fiAIKS LEAVE HIILSBORO AT S.SS a a., 7.37 a. m. and 2:12 p. m. Central Kta.ndanl tinif1 whiah i 2lJ minutes blower than llillnlioro time. FOR THROUGH TICKETS To any point North, South, and East or WiY-at apnl; to J. CARSON, AgerU C. II'. & E. II. R. IIllj-suoeo. j. n. STF.WAirr, thos. p. carry, Gtn'l Manager. Cmu'l. Pawa. & TLt. AgU WORK PROMPTLY NEATLY EXECUTED -AT THE- OB UEWG OFFICE. Scioto Valley Railway TIME TABLE. In Effect May I Ith, 1 8C4. TEE SHORT LINE TO ALL POINTS North mil Sunlit, Fust and Southeast, West und JiortUwost. SOUTH NO. 2. NO. 4. NO. . AND Daily Daily exc-pt rxiapt Daily- EAST. SuiuUiy. Siiinlay. Lve Colutiilmfi 6 00am 12 nil m 5 30pm ' DttiiKli.-rtv's.... 8 14 12 11pm 6 44 " Valler Crossing. 6 20 12 W 6 61 " ItWhi' ii 6 21 '12 2 6 64 " I.ookhoiirne fi 32 12 a:) 6 04 " Dnvall (I 41 12 42 C 13 " Asliviilo G so J2 il B 24 " firelevillo 7 15 1 15 6 4S " IInvi-sMlle 7 3D 1 33 6 58 " Ki;it!st..n 7-11 1 43 7 1$ ' 10 town 7 Sti 1 ;7 7 35 " Cloili. a, the S 10 2 10 8 05 u IIikI.v's H 44 2 42 8 43 " (Sharon 3 f, 2 S'i 8 6i " Wavrnv 3 (1.1 6 03 9 10 " K S. t'r, iini. . 9 117 8 05 H l'i " J'ili. t -li 9 19 3 Hi S 25 " lis' hnn II 37 ' 3 33 9 43 " .lohnsnii s 9 45 3 41 9 !U " 1'ortsnioiith ilil 30 4 20 10 30 " Hnv.ahlll Ill 15 5 Hi It 19 " Irniinm jll :ir, 5 ii) 11 40 . " J'tt. r-l,uig jll 45 5 30 11 50 Arr Afhiaml 12 20pmi 6 05 12 25ani NOIITII NO. 1. NO. 3. NO. 5. I 4 and Daily Daily i Daily, exet pt except WE:!T. Sundny. Vuuflayj Lve Ashlaiift 2 10am 8 40am 4 65pn " l'eti rshurg 2 45 9 15 5 30 " Irontoii 2 55 9 25 5 48 " Havi-rhiil 3 lti 9 4li fi Ul " P.irtsiiiimth 4 10 10 35 fi 45 ' Johnson's 4 47 11 03 7 20 " Hm Hun 4 55 11 17 7 27 " Pikrlnn 5 14 11 35 7 44 " O. S. Crossing. . 5 25 11 47 7 55 " Waveiiy 5 27 U 45 7 5T " Shar.m 5 33 12 01pm 8 OH " Hiirl.v's 5 43 12 12 8 18 " Cliillieothe 6 45 12 50 8 55 " Hnpet.iMii II 05 1 00 9 05 " Kmgsti.wu 7 10 1 20 9 25 " llav.-svilie 7 30 1 33 3 " Cireh villo 7 45 1 50 9 55 " AshviUe 8 07 2 1 10 15 " Duvall's 8 15 2 19 10 2$ " LiR-khourne 8 25 2 27 10 81 " lt.a-se's 8 35 2 30 10 41 " Vallev Cinssing. 8 34 2 40 10 45 " DRilgherty'B 8 45 2 4l 10 60 Arr Columbus 9 I'O 3 (10 11 05 CONNECTIONS. AtColunibiis with P. C. A St. L.R'y, C.St. L. & P., C. C. ('. t 1. li'T, C. A. A C. It, H., ti. ic O. It, It., O. C. 11. U., C. U. V. A T. ft. it., L B. W. li'v. At Cin leTiUe with C. A M. V. Dir. P. 0. A St. L. K'v. At ( hillicothe with C. W. A IS. It. IL, T. C. Bt. L. R. It. At Waverly with O. S. R. R. At Portsmouth with Portsmonth branrh of C. W. A li. It. It. and Ohio river m. amera. At Irouum with Iron K. It. and X., C. A Bt L. R. R. At Ashland with E. L. A B. S. R. R., Ch. At 0. It. It.. ( liattaroi lt'y and A. C. A L R. K. For further information relative to ratofl, connections, and through time, oail on youx Xicket Agtmt or addresi JNO. J. ARCHER, Goneral Ticket and Paaa. Agent IfKO. KaiNNaa, hui-itjruitendtanl. Columbtu, Ohio. jyltttf XT. 13 TT CHARLES INGEBRAND, has removed hii Daily Meat Market TO NORTH HIGH STREET. A f rw Door Booth of the Maaonic Templar FRESH BEEF, , VEAL, UU'ITON. TOKK, Sl SA(H;-.lKAT( HAMS, Ao., Of the Tery Wist (ukhty, nl t pnoca mm luw ft4 auy otlnT er4tttl)linhin?ni. . tjTHtorea tannin a ifked wit freuh A continuance of putltc patronage soUc.UkI tASli vid for CO(I (WITLE AN'D HUU marlHif '.. ." - - JU1 Bt'tid six couta for rH)KtAK. 't reot' l v fine, a c m t ) t all "X ' riphll Kotuid which Will help ithi-r to more money kwav than anvthiiiK in this world, kuw-t donee wU tlia worker klmlutcly eur. At