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THE EGO JDTZ-VOTX:Z2 TO TIXIC 11TTEIIEOTS 03T -A-HiT-A. AND VICINITY ALMA R RD. Vol 9. No. 5& BUSINESS DIRECTORY. SdCIKTI KH. M. 10. CI I IT KOI I MoitNINU S -rvir.- l;H; Snmlay SVhool IJinO. Kveninvr service 7 :'" A T. MAKT. Paster. cono'i c;uirw( SFUVR'F.s at pe.ai n in ami 7::'n p u Sl,l' ''"""""-fviNANTWFUlM-a EPISCOPAL CHUR&H. SF.UVK T.S a iv h.M at IIh Kpi-copal fhuivli t'vrv Sumlav ciibnr. , Kkv. Cm.. Vt.Mm, Millenary. ALMA LODCE, F. & A. N1. RF.r.PLAK M.-.-liMir--'nntiinlav..iH.rl't r,.v W. A. H viii.KK. sec ALMA CHAPTER 0.2. S NO. 43. ,riu-l. month Mil, a: i;i:a ADAM. MKi. ANNA MF.sslMiF.K. Mvi-y. V. Matron. G. A. 11. .. t..... V.. IV! 11, n't of t i-1 . . 1 A K.'.'invt oal'nl.' ami Uh. Thuixlav of rach mouth. F lvN( .Ml.u.MKii.riin.I. I! T. MOYKIt A.1J "r II A N 1 v 10 KS, WN1. S. TURCK & CO., A General .ll.uikin Ui'iii'-- Ti;.n:u-t-I U,.MliThli.ror.-triiiiiiii Done-tie Lxehaiu"- Special Attention .lVt 11 lol ulin I1M. WH.s.icmK. . w. witn.iii. J. II. SAt-l.K. ... ' 11 W UU, lrl'.x&iit:tl J. i SUVDAm, M. D. PHVSI l.N ami su I-,?. -.n. ()!' i" n iu-ol Mil;fr (' .' Drnjr Store, C. L. DOWNIE. Nl. D. GF.NF.UAL Practice. OlVue; trout room in Webbs 1 Sioiv, S. D. YERINCTON, OUATI 1 N't Physician. omccli.mr-i'.Mo n "a,,,,, a to 4 p m. oilii-o in Welbs Urn t!) o. trout rooms up -tails. E. A. BAG LEY, M. D., HOMKiU'OTHI Phy-nian ami Suryonii. Itr-Menc Stat- Jtnul. ntti. room No. 1 Vriht'! op. ra ll"U!i-l.o k. st t oii'l tiooi . Uttlcu hours. 'J to Ma. in.; -to a ami . to f p. m. A'LTORN i :VS. FRANCIS PALMER. ATTOHXKV AT LAW. AI-. K-il F.tatc Llt.- ami Pin- lu-urancc Au-nt. Alimi, (h'it'ud f.o Mi'li. J. L.CLARK ATTOUNKV aii'K'ounsi lor til Law All b-jral hnm"-- l.v I. iter or .-tlx r-ii-if. will be promptly Httfii'lcl to, otliee in Op' 'i l'Miii' block, np-t air JOHN D. SPINNEY, ATTOKNF.Y XT LAW, Solicitor in (h.inc-t-iy. ami Ib-al IMtte -p tit. Ai.m v. (iHATior '.. M n H. MIS-IU.IVN'KOtTS, F. A. LEONARD Is ni-elv fixed up 5" tin- LIVERY STABLE. formerly i.'Tiij.iivl by Mr. Cai nahm. n Superior t. west, and proposes t korp :i int- ! is n:i:i). ijaim.s :up1 LIVKliV STAIJI.K. 4 i I Ilis ;t ifii'iti;il.!f i ati s. ii'wv him ;t call. Wood tor Sale U.'livi'if-l free tn anv pint of the city A. J. WESTON. Yst Supt-ri'ir. cur. (Jr.mt St. V. A. BAHLKE, ATTOUNKV AT I. A W AMI Solicitor in C'li.-iincry. (irtU'i-: loriTHM-bank biiilliiir of NVal.lby ('o. oppo-itf Wright IIour. All bii-in' " li'M in mv In n l will n i . prompt aid arilul nttnt Ion. I have 1h" tol (owlnv U -al I'.-tatf bT -a If. owm-.l ly Mari ii' Poll i-kv at vtrrtii' ly low I i r 1 1 1 1 : l.M hi ii ol laii'l Ix tWifii r'tlal' iui'1 Vf t ibuiv i :: 1 ' f n w ' , of 4. :!. town i-i north, r ". w. ANon-r1 ot .- '., of - '11, tiiwn lii, r.'iwr-t, W ill -I'll in paiviN or t , Stlof ',-.11 a rv. ni sec on nnuMa: ov ka-v ifkv. Two h"ii-" ami l t- on 'af's ai'l,ti n "lon jl hoiiM" tor -mall tannin -. kI-o -i va cant I 'H. ifuivl biiiMin; ili I llrr tor -al" a jrool hoii-o on P.lv trn t. wi II lo ab il ami liii-olv tlnt-m-1 at l..w lijiir.". parti, -d. -ii imr Heal IStub-in Alma lioiil. iii.' iho-i-pnini-" b;loif pun li.fiiiK. A IM A INSLUANCi: AGKNCY. MOMP-N. w Vork N. Y r.N'DF.ICWKITr.U -Now York, . MAItTPOUH- ... . onn. r IKK AS-O IATION -Phila. . AMP.KI AN- .... ... AfiKI(.rLTi:;tAL Watiitown, . . N. Y. MH'II. PI UP. A- MA It' NT. Detroit Mil). (J HAND KXPIDs (Iran i IUpl-1 NF.NV VOUK LI PP. N. Y- AIDF.NT INS. CO of Nooh Ann riot. Justice of the Peace. ANDCONVKVANCi:!:. All liV'il nip-rs dr;ivn -a-i t Ufalm. an. I 'lisinli li. Estalo Aironey. Will ;i'r lie Ufal K-tatf on ri'-i-on.-bV tortus. ) 11; I- MIO doorc.kSt of i. W. A llnon lore. A. YE It INCHON. THE ALMA RECORD, ITIM.Itmi KVEItY rilllVY, C. F. BROWN. Prop. TERMS-II P'T year in Hvanoc: . . form month-; Mo for t lire month !ati n of a lvortl-iiur uni'lo known on npi'lioation. "OURSELVES" To l;iy we i'scnt our rcailora with the last number of Volume ten For jut ten years now it has lcon making its weekly visits to the people of Alma ami vicinity. Since the paper came in to our hands, ae;trao, it has hern our aim to h a legitimate husiness ami treat all courteously with whom vre came in contact. We have no fault to liml with the patronatre that has been extemleil to us ami we have always en tleavoreil to (rive Value received. ' We have made improvements as fast as we have been able to do so. and shall continue in this course as circumstances enables us. That we have made mis takes we are fully conscious; but we have always done what we thought at the time was for the best. For the fu ture we have no promises to make We shall continue in the same course that lias characterized u in the past, ever ready to promote the best interest of the community and hope by a consi tent. manly course to merit the pod will and support of our present larjje circle of friends. GREETINGS- Ashlry claims iMo voters. T. A. Miller spent Sunday in Detroit. Smith Lyon's will have a Furniture Co. Full line of Kubbers at W. U Kinch's. X. W. Wilcox, is the new editor of the Ashley Arjt. St Louis will have a new band. F. M. Harrington leader. Ilavve Uice. of Stanton, was in town Tuesday subpenaintf witnesses. Mrs. llrown of Mt. Pleasant, is the jrtie.st of Mrs. M. i Dallas this week. Finest line of hats for men and boys cer shown in Alma at K. L. Stark's. Miss Hlackman formerly of Alma, now of Howell was in town Saturday. (J. t-J. Kie-s is attending the state en- canipmeunt offi.A. K.'s. at Lansing thi- week. A. (.'. M(.(iiaw's La.lies Pebble liut ton Hoot for .rJ.uo sold by W. P. Kinch. The fish spearing season is over, and it costs bin money to be caught at that amusement now. IMward Hiitchins. who had the mis-' fortune to fall on the ice as spoken of las' week i-. improving. Mott Lyon of (irand Ilapids late cun ductoron the 1. L. ia: X. was the ue-t of Part. Miller on Wednesday. A Cleveland dancing-master is said to be about introducing a liew dance ex pressly for fat people. All the perform ers have to do is to sit and kick. The Fine Plush Couch which has been on exibition at P. W. Fllisons as a pi ie with Forest City Pakin Powder, was drawn Sat. la-4 by Willie Tracy, M was the lucky number. The adjusting airent of The "Fire As sociation of Philadelphia was in town Tuesday and adjusted the loss, by lire, of the old School House at 4o, the full amount of insurance. Wright, Schneider & Stuttz are pre parim: for a large spring trade, they, have already received large invoices of spring goods and more are coming Don't fail to see them. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Hill, wish to ex press their heartfelt thanks to their friends and neighbors, who so kindly assisted them during illness and death of their little daughter Gertrude. We are turning out some beautiful besigns of job printing and our patron age in this line has increased greatly the past few months. When you have anjthingin that line remember us. Pemember, that with our steam power and fast presses, we can turnout election tickets and slips on very short notice and at very reasonable rates. Let us har from jour township. Xotice publi-hed free. W. L. Prigden engineer of the P C. ; P C. P. H. was in tonn Tuesday looking over the route of this new road having traversed the line from P.ittle Creek to this point and is on his way to Midland and Pay City. Mr. Prigden is very favorably impressed with the route as far is ho has examined it. Pear fc Hall of Paton Papids are here engaged in taking an invoice of the Hardwaie stock of F. C. Achard w ith a view toits purchase. These gentlemen come well recomended as wide awake honorable dealers ami as such we are uladto welcome them in their new field of lalmr. and bespeak for them a share of the public pationae. Alma, Mich.. Friday. Mar. 16, 1888. St. Patrick's Day, next Saturday. Philo Pogardiis is on the sick list this week. Palmer's trial has been set for Wed nesday the 'J'Jnd. hist. Mrs. C. F. Piown is in Sheridan this week, visiting relatives There aie Lumi students in attendance at Hie State Fniversity. Pert Haves a former Alma Citizen w as elected Pres. of the Village of Sher i lan. The Pre Hive add, will contain a sur prise about April 1st. w atch out for it, somthing new. Palh Ply of Pivertou Nebraska a for mer Alma boy is attending the College at his former heme. Mrs. P. W. Fllison will entertain the Ladies Aid Society next Wednesday afternoon, all are inv ited. For Sale: Judgement against Peno Prewbaker, for tailoring; will sell cheap. David Ci vklll. With exceptions of assessor and one trustee, the entire republican ticket was elected at St. Louis last Monday. On the 7th. of Mar. Joseph F. Sartor churned from 1 gauges of cream 9 2-10tt of butter, from a common cow. Next. Dr. Donnie is home again, after a few das visit al Marquette, he reports a tremendous fall of .snow in that locality. Mr. and Mrs. IM. Medler, visited re latives in Midland Co. several days last week. Max Plooniburg has closed out his Ci gar factory here and leaves for Texas where he intends to engage in the same business. (ieo. L. Slate while exploring the Pine Piv( r Friday afternoon, near the School House had the misfortune to get in up to his neck. Xew series of the Alma Loan and Puilding Association closed Mar. ;t li -with 111 shares, this with JiM series Xo. 1, makes a good showing of '! shares. Ami now .1. I), Spinney and .lames Kroshave their tickets bought for Ing ham, where they make fieijuent visits to see two nice young ladies, they leave Saturday. The res( rved seats for the Spanish Troubadors at St. Louis next Tuesday, will be on sale at Mr. Loverie's, Satur day. March 17th. Admission, .Vi and cents. Parents looking for children's school shoes w ill miss great bargains if they fail to call and examine the line assort ment dispkned by K. L. Stark. As usual the Pee Hive is to the front. Look at their new adv. this week; also keep your ee on that space April 1st. then look out. The debate which was to come off jit the Alma Union School Friday March nth. failed to materali.e. post-poned until next Fridav . even -body come. Subsci ibe for ( f rand Papids bet pa per. The Daily Democrat, the leading daily in Western Michigan, arrives in Alma on the morning train. Delivered by T. A. Miller at 121 cents a week. He is either a very good or a very self -possessed young man who doesn't turn more colors than there are hues in a crazy quilt, when his possible father-in-law asks him to say grace at the family table. Mrs. Paker the niotherof A. J. Paker. aged w as found dead i;i bed Tuesday morning, having died after two o'clock, as Mrs. Paker saw her at that hour. Her death was not unexpected as she has been in feeble health for years. Listen to the bray of Smith, the Rep ublican's jack ass of St. Louis: We hear it said that D. P. Peid will not represent Arcada this vear on thr Hoard of Super visors; Things have changed, we have an idea that Smith will have but little to do w ith it. We understand that one or two social clubs have been formed here and that others are to follow, to take the place of the saloons after the fust of May. If so. Prosecuting Attorney Sawyer will kep his official eyes on them and at the proper time apply the ollicial medi cine. St. Louis hmhr. We are in receipt of a very fine speci men of Pie plant, fully large enough for domestic use, raised by Win. Thomas. in his vegetable garden in the south part of this Village. When we consider that this is the I'Jth. day of March with snow vet upon the ground it speaks pretty loud in proof of Mr. Thomas' enterprise and skill in this line of woik. The Woman Home Misiunary Society of this place was organized about one year ago and during the time, have sent out for frontier woik in this state. Have raised alout for use in our own place, also have collected, made over and lepaiied 7 garments and dis tributed among the m edy at home. They w ish to tender our sincei thanks to the ollicers for their efficient work especially to our President Mrs. Pike, who has faithfully pei formed her dutie. Dongolia Kid button Shoes at W. P. Kindt's. W. H. Taftof Iliverdale, was in town Wednesday. Truman Whitney of St. Louis was in town Tuesday. MissXettie Posenbury spent Sunday in Flwell. Ponk : Paughmau have received a portion of their spring stock. Iok at those new spring hats at Pollasky Pro. s' they are dandies. Porn to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Vought on Friday the lth., a son, weighing ten pounds. Charles Wood's examination before .Justice Verington, was adjourned to the sth.of April. Fxamine the new adv. of W.. S. & S. they have a fine line of goods and defy competition. Ice crop is about linished. three cars being shipped to Ithaca last week winding up for this year. Charles Younglove formerly of Alma now of Fowlerville, was in town Mon day calling on his old time friends. George Gage went home to Ferris Center Saturday, and returned Sunday, Rather a wet day for pleasure riding. We;are here to stay. Pargains every day in the year in boots, shoes, hat s, caps and gents furnishing goods. E. L. Stark. The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Adams of Toledo, who are visiting P. C. Latimer, is dangerously ill at this writing. Frank Thomas, baggageman at D. L. & X. is at Ithaca relieving agent Orbison for a few days who is south on a pleasure trip. Harry Putton has gone to Vernon where in connection with Pert Xichols lately with Pollaskey Bros, he Likes charge of a large clothing store. Mrs. Chales Ingersol ius Saley Sartor, left Wednesday for her new home at Pontiac, where Charles has put in a boot and shoe stock. They have the best w ishes of the entire community. Sheriff Pettitt was intown Wednesday subpoenaing witnesses in the Palmer case, he has forty witnesses in liehalf of the peoplo and it is said the defense will have twenty to testify in its behalf. Fred Burrows, late with Ponk ; Paughman, has accepted a position as salesman with Pollasky Bros., and will soon be found as genial and courteous as ever waiting upon the numerous customers of this justly popular estab lishment. His many friends will be glad to welcome him among them again. Zerega's Poyal Spanish Troubadours in full National Costume will appear at Holcomb's Opera House St. Louis Tues day Mar. unth. From notices of the Press, we are led to believe that this company possesses raro ability in their peculiar line of amusements and that no one fond of such entertainment should fail to witnsss this one. Pe member the date March Uoth. A special meeting of the Saginaw Presbytery was held hero last Monday for the purpose of organizing a Presby terian Church. The meeting was held in the College chapel. The following were in attendance: Pevs. Dr. Ambrose Wright, of Pay City; Dr. J. T. Oxtoby and George S. Woodhull, East Saginaw; A. F. Bruske and C. I). Ellis, Saginaw City; George F. Hunting, Alma; and Elders A. Folsom. Pay City; Mitchel, Emerson and Fleming, St. Louis: The petition to organize a Presbyterian Chnrch was considered and on motion it was decided to organize one. Prof. .1. W. Ewing was elected Elder, and it was deeided that President Hunting should supply the pulpit for the present; A grand and enthusastie meeting is re ported and our citizens aro rejoiced to see this church organized here. Attention: J off, J off and i off and if you believe that anybody is selling at these prices you are way off, so don't believe it, but remember I am selling watches, clocks, silycrware and jewelry cheaper than any firm in Grat iot county and will convince you of the fact, if you will call and examine my goods, belcw are some of the bargains I am offering: Waterbury watches waranted 1 yr. f 1.25 Rogers' Knives and Forks per doz. 3.50 Two dozen Roger & Bros. Tea knves i a little shop worn) $1.25 per set. Some Silve.i ware consisting of Casters, Cake dishes. Sugar, Cream and Butter dishes Pickle casters, Spoons', Fruit dishes, Tea Sets, will be closed out at cost, a job lot of Sheet Music, Violin attach ments. Fifes, Flutes, accordians etc. will b closed out lielow cost. Call and see those :i7it. Pins with chain attached, will have another assortment of them in a few days. Remember that if you would purchase a Watch or a Chain or a Ring Tor Samanthaor Mary Ann Jane to just call at Porters' and thre take a peep at the beautiful things he Is selling no cheap. Across from NYright Schnei der & StuU. Our Oitj Dads. Council met in regular session at tl: Clerks office. Mar. 18, 1SSS. Present the president and trustees Smith, Pulfrey, Hawkins and Green absent McLeod and Montigel. Minutes of last meeting read and after being corrected as follows: Claims presented: On motion Green and Hawkins ap pointed to the Board of Registration and Hawkins to the lioard of Inspec tion, approved. Claimes presented: S. G. Hawkins, keeping man per order President - ? .75 A. Pierce, cleaning up Fire man's Hall after inquest - $ 2.7S J. B. Parker, Marshals salary uo.so Geo. W. Pulfrey, wood, 5. in P. S. Webb lday inspsector, 1 5( E. P, Green, " - 1 ju J W Hawkins inspect. x; regis. :;.00 FC Achard cartridges, - .10 G. S. Ward, Tax sales - - 27.-JO International Mfg. Co. resolvent r..25 On motion allowed at footing and clerk instructed to draw orders therefor, when money in fund, except Internat ional Mfg. Co., laid on tab'e. On motion clerk and president in structed to procure loan of $ 2u0.no at hank at i0 days with 10 per cent per annum interest and and place same to the credit of the geceral fund of Village. On motion Council adjourned. B. S. Wkhu, A. Ykuinoion'. President. Clerk. Statement of the whole number of votes given at the annual charter elect ion of the village of Alma, held March 12th, 1SSM. The whole number of votes given for each officer, the names of thr persons for whoin .such vote for each officer were given, and the whole num ber of votes given for each oilice. The whole numler of votes given. two hundred and ninety-one (2tl). Whole number of votes given for president, two hundred and eighty- nine (2S(.i); Edelbert B. Green receives two hundred and twelvo (212). Joseph Sartor, seventy-five (75). E. B. Green, one (1). Esquire Kimball, two (2). Whole number of votes given for trustees for two years, eight hundred and forty-seven (S47) of which Stephen W. Tinker receives two hundred and forty-four (211). Edgar A. Bagley. one hundred and eighty-five (1M). Martin Montigel, one hundred and eighty-three (183). James B. Tubbs, one hundred and twenty-seven (127). Matthew J. Bogardus. one hundred and eight (10S). M. J. Bogardus, one (1). John Coleman, (1). Whole number of votes given for clerk, two hundred and ninety rJ'.'O, of which William A. Bahlk receives one hundred and sixty-three (lWj. Almon Yerinjton, one bundled and twenty-seven (127). Whole number of votes given for treasurer, two hundred and seventy- eight (278), of which Gerrit S. Ward receives two hundred and seventy- seven (277). J. L. Clark, one (1). Whole number of votes given for assessor, two hundred and ninety-one (291), of which Francis Palmer receives one hundred and forty-seven (147). Albert E. Woodward, one hundred and fortv-four (144). Whole number of votes given for street commissioner, two hundred and eighty-nine (180), of which John W. Morton receives one hundred and sixty nine (109). Benjamin F. Worthington, one him dred and nineteen (119). B. F. Worthington, one (1) Whole number of votes cast for con stable, two hundred and eighty-sev?n, (2S7), of which Edwin X. Chadwick receives one hundred and seventy-one (171). Fred Ely, one hundred and sixteen (116). We, the undersigned, inspectors of the aforesaid election do hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct state ment of the result of the annual charter election held in the village of Alma, March 12th, lbSS, of the whole number of votes given at said lection, of the whole number of votes given for each officer, the names of the persons for whom such votes for each office were given aud the whole number of votes so given for each officer. B. S. Webb, J. W. Hawkins, A. Yerington, Wanted at Almi Collkok: Good plain cook and smart girls to take kitch en and dining room work. Preference given to students, apply personally or by- letter to Mrs. Logic, Alma College, Alma, Mich. Warm meals at all hours at S. G. Ilopkin's Whole No." 467. ri ii 1 1 iriini 1 1 ii winI ALMA COLLEGE DEPARTMENT Pay Cornell spent the Sabbath at his ome. Weiss spent the Sabbath at his home in Elm Hall. Pies. Hunting hetnred in Ma.-on Tuesday ni-Iit . Rev. A. Marsh pn a he 1 at tlieChap '1 last Sabbath. Pres. limiting orenj ad a Saginaw pulpjt last Sunday. Prof. Ewing has been on the sjck list several das this we. k. Frank Marsh ii again -vn deck" after a week's abst im e. Xcllis is vainly endeauu ii:;g to coax a young moustache into existence. The time is not far awav when those jurymen are to be elc-ted. Several andidates aie already in the Held. The Saginaw pjesbvtei v met at the College last M :im! i r , ,, :,.,! . Presbvterian soeietv at this place. The ladies of the Colh-ge gave a Leap Year party H I he Hall last Fri day evening. An enjoyable occasion is reported. Miss Ross, an orgauier of Kinder garten schools in dii'feient parts of the State, is sojoiirnirg at the Hall for a short season. A very effusive article concerning Alma College lately appeared in a cer tain Michigan sheet which highly dem onstrates the literary abilities of one of our rising oung men aud we predict great future eminence for him. but un fortunately, this voting scribe of many words paints our thriving college in such brilliamt colors that it is made to appear in the ridiculous sublime. And this y. in. is an active member of the V. M. C. A., too : Villa;:-: El,-ctio:i. Mondav was a er lheh day, two tickets a Republican and People's ticket in the field and all winked hard prin cipally for themselves. The entire Pe publieaiftickct elected except clerk and Assessor with majority as tollow.s: Pres. E. B. Green. 17o Clerk. W. A. Bahll.e. ." Trustees, M. Montigel. 50 P. A. Bagley. 77 S. W. Tinker, li th tickets. Tiea.s. (i. S. Ward. " Assessor. I'raiiei-i Palmer. 4 Street Com.. John Morton. ')." Constable, E. N. Chadwick. 55 News From Ithaca- The Thermometer registeied at zero. Tuesday moaning. The tiial of IMward Palmer of Alma for murder has been set down for Wednesday. March -Jl. next. Magistrate John M. Everden united in marriage Tuesday. Charles R, War ren and Libbiu Wermuih. m account ol the cold wcatla r they decided to re main all night at tie- Hotel. Marriage Licenses. Marshal J. Pan ard, Fmerson. Clara Kretzechnian, Bethany. Charles R. Warren, Xew Haven, Libby Wermuth. New Haven. Wilbur Mc Bridge, Lena M.Christman, Xorth Star. The entire Rcpublean ticket waselec ed at charter election on Monday last. Majorities ranging from 27 to '(. Wm. P. Scattergood is President. Alverco S. Barnes. Joseph II. Seaver and J. Leo Potts, trustees elect for two v ears. Theo. S. Barnes, trustee elect to fill vacancy 1 year. James P. Tibbs, eleik, Wm. II. Beasley Trea?urir, Assessor Wm. Bartow. Street Commissioner Nathan G. SutlilT, Constable John Hart. The Ladies Library Association, held a social and musical entertainment at the residence of O. II. Heath. Tuesday evening. Among the attractions of the evening was some v.eal music rendered by the renow ned and celebrated "Prof. Sprinkle Pomes" and his famous class of eight stars. The large house of Mr. Heaths' was packed, about one hundred and fifty persons being present. It was observed that the folding doors of a large room w ere kept closed and guarded, while inutterings and om inous sounds proceeded t herc-frorn and caught the ears of the listening ones, many conjectures were made and nu merous questions asked concerning the evil tines in the Pandemonium, fears were soon dispelled by some spiritual and unsi en hand pushing the folding doors apait and lo! and behold, instead of the seven Muses, or any of the won ders of Pluto's lea'm. there stood th grand and imposing form of Prof. Sprin kle Bot lies w ith his wonderful instru ment thc'llunianiphone'' through holes in a large canvas stretched across the room there appeared eight faces repre senting the eight notes of the scale, at a given signal from the "Prof.", they ran the scale and the delighted specta tors were wild with applause. Tbo 'Suwanie River' was then most sublime ly sung and the "Three Black Crows" liad a thrilling effect upon all as the last note died away. eveiylody was hoarse wi thlaughter'but quickly gath ering themselves together they were soon refreshed with "Ice Cream" and cake. At 12 o'clock the crowd dispersed having had a much enjoyable time and adding to tho tieasuiy Jdo.