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Citizens of the metropolis Whose Residence Is a Secret. ["Colstoun" in Chicago Tribune.] There are many residents of New York, well-dressed, well-educated and upright, so far as is known, who never give their pri vate address, nor can it ever be found in iba directories. They may allude to it ia a gen eral way, as in Forty-fifth street, in Madi son avenue, or at Harlem : but, if asked to particularize, they change the subject. Other men again have private addresse ; where fhey never can be found, and where, if di rect inquiry be made it will be ascertained they do not live. These are generally boaid ing-houses or lodging-houses, where the e precarious persons may have been at some time—departed boarders or iodgei-s leave no more trace than foot-prints on the sea-beach —but whose present whereabouts is wholly unsuspected. It is qnite common for men to assume to have a home at Orange, Elizabeth, Newark, Flushing, Jamaica, Garden City, Tt e.nont, »ye, or at any of the scores of suburban tbvens or villages that are mainly the domi tories of the metropolis. There is small dan ger of any one seeking them in those spots, unless it be a woman in love with them or a man anxious to borrow money; for to be out «£ the city proper is very much like being out Ct the world. Some New Yorkers will not permit their residence to be known to any «ve a few intimate friends—carefully in structed not to repeat it—because they dread tx>res, borrowers, beggars and disagreeable visitors, of whose incursions dwellers on this island are alv\ ays in imminent peril. And others will not permit it for fear of duns, creditors, and other people that they have reason to avoid. They are so irregular, so dishonest in their daily conduct, that it is neither to their interest nor convenience to bave their retreat familiar. But the reason why the majority of the Manhattanese refuse to give their residences is because these are «o queer or so different from what they pretend to be. Most of them ■re bachelors—bachelors, that is, as much as men ever are—w ho preserve a certain sem blance of prosperity that may be rather arti ficial. The places where they lodge are plainer or humbler than they would care to •bave known ; therefore they are kept secret. A fellow w ho has credit with his tailor, who, swaggers at his club, who affects to be learned about Burgundy wines, though he bas never tasted a drop of the gen uine, is unwilling that his acquaintances should be aware that he occupies a ball bed-room in Third avenue. A young physician who prates of his rich patients and his consultations with practitioners <2f national reputation conceals the fact that he is obliged from poverty to sleep on a lounge in his office. The lawyer newly ar rived from the country and fond of talking of his cases and clients, entirely imaginary, prefers to have it thought that he lives at Plainfield instead of a rear cubby in Nassau street. Thus many men who depend on their wits SCfid future possibilities for their incomes are indisposed to reveal their home, which is wi h an American the spot that holds his trunk. There are husbands and fathers, too, Who live so oddly, so unlike what you would suppose from their assumption, that they never furnish any definite information on that score. Their families are never visible, bnd they never intend they shall be. Num berless New Yorkers with unwedded wives, bave cause to conceal their peculiar domes ticity, and so claim fictitious abode Banana Peel as a fiUbricaëor. [New York Sun.] A leng yellow ice-cart, heavily laden sli 1 the o 1 er day into a gutter in Chambers jt r ct, n *ar west 1 roadway. The rear wheel Stu k firmly against t ie cm b. The driver iasi.ed his bo ses and swung them aroun i, Lu \o no puipose. In erious philanthropists Oifeiel all lenas of : u ^ es ions, patted the trenn ling, sweat ng i.o sjs, and some put tin ir shoulders to the side of the tru k, but without avaJL The eff îeir v* heel would not turn. A barefooted little colored boy watched the proceedings v.itha child-like j look of sympathy fr the overstrained ani mals. He suddenly ran down Chambers street and returned pantmg, carrying in his arms a lot of lanara peel ;. "»Say, boss," he calie t to the driver, 'Til make y er w heel turn with these 'ere, if yer'il let me put 'em down." "All right, sonny," said the driver. The little darky sprang under the wheels, and carefully laid down the skins. He pressed Zorne close to the curb, where the wheel was jammed. Then he sprang back and shouted, •Now, boss: pull away." The crowd laughed; the driver pulled taut bis lines and gave his horses a lash. The ani mals sprang forward, the wheel glided along the layer of banana peels, and the heavy • wagon rolled out of the gutter. The on- j lookers cheered as it drove away. "Oh," said the little darky, "I've seen pop move barrels and boxes with oil, and pop toie me a little oil makes hebby dings go sound I seen hebby men fall on banana peel, and I guessed dey move dat wheel. My name, boss, am Abraham Lincoln George Brown." Tagllotil's fAiinme, The late Mme. Taglioni's stage eostumo would surprise ballet dan -er of the present iav. The fact was that she never in the Whole of her career wore a dress which allowed her knee to be seen. Her own dea of her art were well expresse«} in tue recu.it f h ' administered to one of her admirers in Milan, who begged her to shorten her dress "ju fc a very little." ' Signor," replied tint dancer, "I do not dance for men. I dance for wives and for daughters." Tb« Lut Car. [Wall Street Newa] It was in a young city in Wisconsin. A New York drummer who wanted to take a horse-car from the depot to the hotel, waited twenty minutes for it to appear. He found the car old and shabby, the motive power a sick mule, aqé tb* driver a woe begone, lonesome-looking main. "What in Halifax—1" began the drummer' as be get into the car, but tiw» driver mo tioned to him to stop right tbere r and said: . ^Stranger, ym ate too latéî Xm the president, secretary and treasurer of this Une. I've run it for five years, and am cleaned out This is the lost car over the tails. To-inonow I shall take up the iron and jump the town. Words would be thrown nway. Save your abwe for the to an a on I is so a ral LOST GIFTS. [E. Lee Hamilton.] In dim green depths rot ingot-laden ships, While golden doubloons that from the drowned hand fell Lie nestled in the ocean-flower's bell With Love's gemmed rings once kissed by now dead lips. . And round some wrought-gold cup the sea grass whips, And hides lost pearls, near pearls still in their shells. Where seaweed forests fill each ocean de!l, AnH seek deep sunlight with their countless tips. So lie the wasted gifts, the long-lost hopes Beneath the now hushed surface of myself, In lonelier depths than where the diver gropes. They lie deep, deep; but at times I behold In doubtful glimpses, on some reefy shelf, The gleam of irrecoverable gold. Matrimonial middlewomen. [London Cor. Pioneer Press.] There is, it is said, a class of latries of good social position and limited means in England who for several seasons past have have been taking "clients" in need of husbands to water ing places during the season. The best of these bird-limers is said to have scored twenty three successes and nine failures in a cycle of live years. It appears that dark girls go off best in spring and autumn, and blondes at midsummer; that the market is apt to be dull at the beginning of the season ; the fish being at first shy of the bait. They hover around and bite with caution; whereas, later on, as the end approaches and the wiles of the charmer are exercised more vigorously, more men close and yield. Very young fair men are proved to like brunettes best, Luc veer slowly toward their l ehter sisters as the fair men grow older. Tiia the converse is as true of very young ih r men; that brünett, s almost as invaria bly prefer fair men, irrespective of age, and that the predilection of blondes is as com monly an opposite o:ie; that blonde girls woru off very illy in raw, cold weather, that to couple a fair and dark girl in walking or driving, is generally, but not always, good policy, since the intended victim sometimes falls in love with each in succession, and ends by taking neither; and finally that, while mountains and valleys prove lively incentives to flirtation at earlier periods, the seaside is decidedly str nger in the way of landing the fish as the leaves turn, and tho days grow shorter—are well-proven propositions. Sim plicity in d ress is, as a rule, an encouraging factor in the business, and loquacity or self assertion is decidedly otherwise. No "strong minded girl" would pay. The iron sex is found to be magnetized by the softer and more ductile met als, and politics are played out; "ain't worth a dollar," as the great Chicago millionaire banker said of George Washington. Melodious voices, again, tell with more effect than accomplishments, and a tendency to free thought is found to be uniformly re pulsive, even to men of the same inclina tion themselves. By the same odd rule, habits of carelessness and disorder hurt the business, whatever the erring ways of possi ble customers, and to dwell unduly in the presence of those customers on dress, trinkets and the faults of others, would sometimes depress the market two or three points in a single day. As to religious con duct, a serene, thoughtful demeanor is found the best; no violent espousal of new lights, although there is no positive objection to worshiping at Spurgeon's tabernacle or Par cels Holbom temple—the one corre ponding vith Mr. Beecher's in New York, the other with the pure-minded, gifted Professor Swing of Chicago._ Circumstances Alter Prices. [Exchange.] When Balzac was at the beginning of his career, and known only to the few \vho had chanced upon his brilliant sketches in the Paris newspapers, it so happened that one of these sparkling effusions fell in the way of a Paris bookseller and was published. The bookseller had, or thought he bad, from long experience a shrewd idea of what would take with the Parisian public. He folded the paper and laid it down with an air of decision, saving as lie did so: "I will offer that fellow 3,001) francs for a novel. I may have to pay more, but I'll try 3,000 to start with." Next morning the bookseller started out to find Balzac. His quest took him into an ob scure street in one of the oldest and poorest parts of the city. As he turned into the dingy thorougiare he said to himself as he looked about: "Ah, indeed, he must be a plebeian; I wall offer him 2,000 francs—no more." Somewhat weary, the bookseller at length found the house; it was high, dingy, and not too clean. "O, I sl all say 1,500," was his resolve as he crosses the threshold. M. Balzac lived on the fourth floor, and his visitor climbed the rickety stairs. "Aha! 1,000 francs; not a sou more," was his mental determination. But when he stepped into the shabby room and saw a young man dipping a penny roll into a glass of water. 300 francs, just one-tenth the sum first intended, was the offer that sprang to his lips, and for this amount he received the manuscript of what was afterward consid ered a masterpiece. Bala for Imitation Englishmen. [New York Cor. Inter Ocean.] An exponent of British fashions now wears a long Prince Albert coat of light gray or drab, buttoned closely from waist to chin, and fitting like the corsage of a woman; while on his head may be any shape of hat, pro vided it is uncommon. It happened that a hatter sat next to me on the grand stand at Long Branch. "Where do those fellows find such hats?" I asked, as a quartette of imitation English men passed by. "Possibly they import them," was the re ply, "but aa a general rule they have them made to order in New York. Nothing that is kept in stock will answer the purpose, and so they describe to us what they want. Of oourse *we charge them well for their non sense. I have knowaadandy to pay $20 for the instruction,of a unique hat He brought a drawing'of the style he desired—a ground plan, side and front elevations, and a sec tional view, just as if It was the architectu ral scheme for a house." Te l ie p Away Ptt«. [Cor. Hew York TVihuae.] r tmhaek, duaM freely through the stable and upon the hda and legs of the horses will keep away thi flies which so torment the animals, and al low them to enjoy their naaied raat MEXICO'S PULQUE. The Intoxicant Which Is Distilled from the Juice of the Maguey. Bow the Juice of the Plant le Gathered from the "Cowe w - The Process of Pulque Baking. [Fanny Brigham Ward's Letter#] Somewhere about the year 990 so the legend runs—a Toltec Indian whose name was Papantein, was first to discover that the juice of the maguey (agave Americana, better known to us as aloe or "century'' plant) might be distilled into a beverage fit for the gods. Desiring to bring this new blessing into royal favor, he called his only daughter—Xochitl, signifying "the flower"— and commissioned her as cup-bearer to the king . This ancient Hebe, we are told, was youn g and beautiful, and the monarch not only drank and praised the pulque, but wedded the maiden. The moment the experienced Indian dis covers that his maguey is about to blossom, he cuts out the heart and covers the cavity with the side leaves of the plant, whereupon all the juice which nature intended for the great stem of the flower runs into the basin thus formed. At the age of 10 years a maguey begins to show signs of blossoming, and is then capable of producing pulque. During its growth it has been throwing out shoots, which are removed from the parent stem Avhen about three feet high, or after two years' growth. In its fifteenth year there are certain appearances, known only to the initi ated, which indicate that the central stem, or hampe, which sustains the flower, is about to form in the center of the plant. If the owner is not watching to cut out the heart at the proper time the hampe shoots spread with the rapidity of Jack's historic bean stalk, absorbing all the sap which would otherwise make pulque* The juice of the maguey in its unfermented state is called aqua meil (honey water). It is gathered from the central basin (formed as above mentioned by cutting into the heart) by a curious process. Into the end of a long gourd a cow's horn is inserted, bored at the point. Through this horn and into the gourd the juice is sucked by applying the mouth to a hole in the opposite side of the gourd. The basin yields from four to eight quarts a day, according to the size and thriftiness of the plant, for a period of three months; after which it dies and is replaced by a new one, which the provident owner has been raising from shoots. Wishing to see for ourselves the whole pro cess of pulque making, we journeyed to the Plains of Apam not long ago, to visit a m i guey hacienda. The Tlaehiquero took us in charge—the official who is practical chief of both plantation and factory. We made a rather picturesque caravan as we sallied forth in pursuit of information. First rode the Tlaehiquero, his bronze skin contrasting well with his white dress, his immense sombrero and leather apron, and the implements of his profession dangling from his belt. Betsy and I followed, mounted on donkeys so diminu tive that our dresses nearly dragged upon the ground; our beauty enhanced by blue gog gles, which experience has long since taught us the value of wearing on all our expeditions in this dusty country. The peons brought up the rear, each driving a donkey laden with pig-skins into which the aqua miel was to be poured. The Tlaehiquero tells me that he goes peri odically among his vegetable cows, marking those which have reached the period of ef florescence, and are therefore ready for milk ing, by cutting a cross upon the topmost leaf. Three times a day for three months each is milked—at 3 o'clock a. m., at 9 a. m. and at 3 p. m., the poorest plant yielding at least 125 gallons before it dies. We went from plant to plant, watching the process of inserting the gourd with the cow's horn point, and the sucking of the syphon, till all the "cows" were exhausted ; and then our little caravan took up its line of march for the Tenacal, or vat house. This is an enormous ariob a shed, with earthen floor kept clean as a man-of-war. We entered in solemn procession, each peon as he passed the threshold removing his som brero and reverently ejeculating Alaboa Dios, "I praise God." One side of the build ing is occupied by huge vais of hides, the hairy side outward, called tinas. In each tina was a thick curd of madre (mother) pulque, which performed the office of leaven, and whose very "ancient and fishy smell" outrivaled far-famed Cologne. When the pig skins had been carefully opened and the aqua miel was ready for pouring out, the Tlaehiquero seized a long stake which is always kept ready for the purpose, and made the sign of the cross in the rotten curds, devoutly exclaiming, "Ave Maria Purissima !"—to which the Indians: fervently responded "Alabad Sea Dios y la Santissima Trinidad!"—"We praise God and the Sacred Trinity!" What worn., happen to the pulque if any of this pious performance were neglected I am unable to state, for never within the memory of the oldest in habitant has it been omitted or curtailed. After türee hours of fermentation in the vats the liquor is drawn into barrels for the pulque shops, and the flower-decked booths which adorn all the highways and byways of Mexico. The Indians are passionately fond of pulque, and beyond doubt it is the most wholesome beverage in the world. It is not heavy in its effects, but only serves to inten sity their natural politeness. It is amusing to watch how courteous they grow while handing round the big jar from which all drink in turn, taking off their ragged hats to each other, bowing low, and kissing the hands of the ladies (?) if any be present, as if they were princesses of royal blood. Weather Indication«! in Tennessee« [Nashville Banner.] "HI beta dollar that fellow wants to run as a candidate for the legislature," said an old gentleman who has an office on Church street, as he looked after A breezy young man who had just left him. "Ihre met him nearly evety day fyr Itve yeirs, and his only saluta tion was a nod, but reeeutly be has teen *k.. :—n ---------.«w. watermelon! SU a ptrton up and make « Urlng «I •waet-cake ana pie, but don't gnaw Um viadt too dose. 9 . Great Reduction ! -IN-- CLOTHING! FUMISHUSTG GOODS, Hats,Caps,Boots and Shoes, Gloves, Etc., which we will now offer to the b'ade at Bed Rock Prices to make room for our fall and\ winter stock. Suits Made to Order, We have a large variety of Samples of Cloth to select from, made by Cahn fy Bergman, Merchant Tailors^ Chicago. I. ORSCHEL & BRO., PARK ST. LIVINGSTON. E. GOUGHNOUR, Proprietor of Steam Saw and Planing Mills; Also Dealer in I would respectfully announce to the peosle of Livingston and surrounding country, tat I now have in stock and am constantly receiving the finest stock of Eastern and Native Lumber ever kept in the Yellowstone Valley, consisting of Lite Tar aid Plain Paper Sasb, Doors, Bliils, Mouldings, Brackets . Carpet Felt, Plaster Paris, Plastering Hair, Screen Doors, Pickets; In short, everything usually kept in a first class Lumber Yard. I have also a Planing Mill which enables me to dr* ss our Native Lumber into every concieveable shape required by the trade. Bill stuff for large buildings made a specialty, and prices always as low as the lowest. Yards and office on Second Street. E. GOUGHNOUR. 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