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IUs rcturtnvi to Columbia and resumed
t hr praotipeof IVnlstry la all it branch.
Office At hiH residence on Uarden (SI. of-
jxislie I nrnbcr laud Church,
opt. 14-ly
J.N. I5.vn.VETT. f v O.T.HUGHES
Barnett & Hughes,
Attorneys at Law,
Columbia, Tennessee
offlCKnri West Main Street, formerly oo.
ctipl'-sl by Tijouiai A BarnetU U". l-7-ly
J. B. Bond,
Attorney at Law,
Col urn bia, Tennessee.
WIH practice In Mabry and adjoining
. , Jan- 21-70-Jy. .
. C
GJVT-: Witherspoori,
Attorney7 : at Law,
Columbia, Tennessee.
Will atfud"-tfltirpromptoess to air Tiegal
HiiHluen entrusioa to ni.s car, in raanry sou
adiDininK couoUes. Htrlct attention to col
let-lion aud (settlements of all kind, '.'nice
Wlilttliorne Block. Jan. 18-77-ly
P. H. Southall, Jr.t r
Attorney at Law,
Hpwrtal attention Elvn
OfHcc: Wbll tborne Block.
to collfTtlong.
Jan. 1-77-ly
. rrLboney '& Sykes;
Attorneys at Law
And Solicitors in Chancery,
Columbia, : ;. : Tennessee
W. C. Taylor,
Attorney at Lav
And Solictor in Chancery,
Columbia, Tennessee.
nnot:-W 'ih McDowell Webster. Wbh
tbonie Block. jan.l-7-.y.
Taylor & Sansom,
Attorneys at Law
And Solicitors in Chancery, ,
' Columbia, Tennessee. :
WIH pr.-ictire In Maury and adjoining
ron nt Iks, and In Hie Supreme and Federal
I 'nurts at Nnslivila. Hi-eclHl attention ilverj
to tlin collecllo'i of claims. iftieer-Sou til
Khlf public sijimre. Jan. 2v-77-Iy.
JolmVT Wright,
Attorney at Law
And Solictor in Chancery,
Columbia, Tennessee.
WW Wice: Wliittborne Block, Up-stalrs.
Mil nlli-77.
A. M. H VJ II BS. A. M. 11 UO I! ES, Jr.
A. M. Hughes & Son,
Attorneys at Law
And Solicitors .a Chancery,
Columbia, Tennessee.
Will pTacilt'.1 In the Courts of Maury nnd
ijotnin! counties, and Supren and Fed
eral Court at .Naaliville. The strlcteBt at
tention will be given toall business entrust
ed to their cure. Oltice: -South side West
Main Street, 1'nU door Irom the scjuare.
April 1st.
McDowell & Webster,
Attorneys at Law
C 1 u m I i a , Ten n cssee.
Attorney at Law,
Columbia, Tennessee.
Ans.21-l.S77. '
McKay & Figuers,
'JT'X'C ItIS j:YH - A.'JC - LA w
I'olu in bl a. Ten nessee.
Will practice In Maury and adjacent eonn
tlen. Prompt attention given to bnslnen
emrnsted lo t-hem. Hkfick: llniwn block,
up stairs, No. ll'4 south Hide public square.
Aus. 10-1S77.
Attorney i,t Iiiw
Ami Solicitor in Chancery.
I'rimiui Htt'-ntlons to collect Ions. Oftice
N-. V Went Seventh Street, Columbia, Tt?u
liosseo. 8ep7 77 ly.
Room No. 2 Colonade Building. "
Will attend to all business entrusted to
his rare Willi promptness. Refers to Third
Matlonal Bank of Nashville. maylS-ly
1L M. lilDDLE,
fiomcDopathic Physician,
Columbia, Tennessee.
Office titllee lu the. JVpot Hotel. Helers
o lira. J. P. W. C. imke, Nashville, Teun.;
lir. L. 1. Moore, Memphis, Tenn.
Columbia, Tsnnensee.
Orrtt K Next door to Methodist Cburclr.
DR. J.
DR. J.
A full partnership has beeu formed this
dav tietweeii lrs. Towler and llailan.
'J'b'ey will practice their profession In all Its
branch. s. Ii. llsrlan will alleud to all
calls during tlie absence of lr. louler lu
Europe. -
July lot li. 17K.
First National Bank
Of Columbia, Tennessee
Oxipitnl, $100,000.
Doos a General Banking and
Exchange Business.
T. W. KEESEE, President.
LUCIUS Kill ERSON, Cashier.
Around the Corner!
Highest Market Price Paid for
J. T. & W. F. TUCKER,
Wholesale aud Retail
Commission Merchants
" North-eiwt Owar Fubllc Pjnare,
.Coin mhid,
- nnnlera In cwitton and all klndofprodnca-
" Jjllwral ml VRnceo jdmuv uanuuwiu awie
rkiHi qTf inn - v- - s
TlJ 3 j:irf li-t'
- -: 1'' ':.- i 1"
p a l mmm
' l . - J- I i . t'.H U
With an Entire New Stock! -
3XTcw Dress Goods!
Prices to Suit the
We will mention only a few
are now
IVst Linen-Faced Prints,
Reinemlier Clioive Calicos,
Good lrints,
IonsIale Rleacbeil Domestic, yard vide,
Handsome Linen Ij(wns,
Jteautiful Pacilic Iawns
liest Cordetl lMque,
Immense lot of exquisite Hanilmr Edin
Hamburg Etlin, JVincbcswide,
, iew Style Jiaco JMitts Horn
Great Sale of Ladies', Men's, Misses'
and Shoos, Newport Ties and Slippers. We will close out this
Stock at almost any price Regardless of Cost.
CLOSING OUT SALE OF CLOTHlNf J. AVe will not let a eustomer walk
out of the store without sellitt"' him all
: : , : : TENNESSE
N':. Collrpe Strei't,
Highest Market Price
Prepared at all times to do Cu:
new. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Chagm's Mills,
Located 1 Mile West cf Columbia, on Hampshire Pike.
Groceries, Provisions, Etc., Etc.,
Money wived by calling and getting our prices. Coffee,
Sugar aiid Old Liquors a specialty. J-ake lee delivered in
the city. Colt'ce fresh roast twice a week.
North Side Public Square.
Nos. 5,171 and; 9 East Main St., CeluBitU, Tennessee.
Black A Moore's Old Stand,)
Will knP always on hand KI lisT-CLASH
lilt's CA Kit I AUKS AN L) HAKOLUltts wnioli we will litre at reasonable raum. baree
" ..'!x....m.wii..iis roomit lor sti tun vehicles of all It 1 nils, and lor boardtnit horaea. In
ninnm'tlun witu t his stable there are two large mitxW for the acfomraolation of drivers
of liorvw and mules. I'ncle Tommy DouUsn still holUs the reins of the "OLl RK1JA-
RL.KDMNIBL S, ana aiwruaieu wiui uii" nuiuie. an cojis leu ai eiuuer Huioie will re
C.,.nn.mi tLont.in irom Uncle lommy.
Howard Carpenter, or Blllie Moore, their Agent, ciq be touod at all times at this ata
bla to tlva the hiitlieat market price for mules. Albert Bliroh, Qerk, can be found a)
hi. .tlnia at all hours uujUi Ui uUbh deca-77'U.
I but ,d
li-i. 11
i:kv :
r fA
Smallest Purse !
of the Immense Bargains we
5 eta,
. "
4 41
8 "
ler yard
n 44
in "
12i mid
, '2 itu lies wide,
i) ets. to $1 a pair.
15 eta,
and Children's Custom-made Boots
the goods lie wants.
No. K Rroadwny,
New York City.
toni Work. Machinery all
G. T. CHAF1TN, Pro'r.
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Kf'Onlv a m iner
and his sweetheart.'
He in hia every 'day fustian clothes,
she in her simple "ealieo gown,' with
but a knot of ribbon nt her throat--he
living all the ' bright sunshiny day
where the brightest rays might never
pierce, so deep is he in the bowels of
the earth; she, the daughter of a inirr
tf like hrmeff, for" whom with her
bWri "hands she prepared the noonday
nea,' dret his home in order for his
doming; but, ftir air that, the story to.
which due1 had been listening was none
the less sweet, and 'Torn Wilcox felt
life heart bent as it had never throbbed
In'the faeeof any-danger, when he
looked down into Rtfy Rernanl's shy
hirrwn'eves, which,' raisett for one
brief instant to hia face, flashed forth
their cherished secret, then stooped
and sealed it oil her lips ' with Cupid's
tieal.'! The" moon laughed ana tiiestars
twinkled: it was such an old, ol1 story
to them, but it was full of honest
truth, ven though ' the simple little
brown cottage formed the back ground,
and the low ' breeKes -whispering
trough the tree were their only wit
nesses. What if they tepeated the se
cretin every clime? ' .xoone eouiu uo
derstand their language save the trees,
n nd th ev were ever-silent. Juit sud
denly'a floud hid tlie pale moon from
their sight, and, somehow, it seemed
reflected on the girl's face, as with
sudded courace she clastied her hands
alunit her lover's arm.
"Don't go down into the mine to
morrow. Tom." she said, "I feel as if
something were going to happen."
"Why, little one," he laugher,
"such fancies as these don't do lor a
miner(s wife. You forget growing
serious I have a safeguard now which
I have never had liefore the .safe
guard of vour love or rather its most
piecious knowledge. Don't worry,
lassie. We've work at the new hall
touiorrow. and it would be as much
as mv place is worth for me to be
Rut the trirl shivered even in the
warm summer evening, and the hands
clung more tightly to his arm.
"I can't help it, Tom," she answer
ed. "I never felt so U-fore; but try as
I will I can't shake of the feeling."
"We will laugh over it together to
morrow evening, darling, .when "
and he stoojied and whispered some
thing very low in her ear a some
thing which brought the blood tiding
once more to her very temples. "I
can't wait long yon know," he said
alond. " our father must ie looking
out for another house-keeper. Jiay,
my darling, life has just begun for me.
God grant I may make you as happy
as you deserve!"
And with his fond good-night kiss
l.e left her.
With folded" arms, resting on Mie
wicket gate, she watched the tall, stal
wart form until it disappeared from
sight, with a much pride in its manly
grace and sireiigm as li lie were a
king who had ollered her his king
dom; and the princess worthy of a
royal dower. Then the last echo of
his footsteps died away, and with a
hanpv. tremulous sigh, she turned to
enter the house; but by her side a dark
figure started up. lhe girl uttered a
faint scream. Then the moon emerg
ed from her hiding place and disclosed
the man's face. Strangely white it
looked, thought IViy, as she said:
"Why, Jack! Mow you startled me:
Where did you come from-."
"I've not lieen far away for the past
hour," was the siuly reply.
"Eavesdropping, eh?" asserted Ray,
with sudden scorn. "I trust you
were repaid."
"Not if the old adage lie true as to
listeners hearing no good or them
selves. You'd no time to make men.
tion of nn name, you and your lover.
W hat was ll ne wnispereu mjour rat;
Was it to name the day? Answer
me!" grasping her arm in his passion.
And by what right do you ques
tion?" exclaimed the girl, wrenching
her arm from his touch.
"The right of love! Have I not
loved you from your babyhood? Were
not the first nuts, the first wild flow-
.1 -1 A 1- -
ers, the nrst nerries laiu ai your ieei as
boyish trophies of success, your smile
the boy's highest reward? It was for
this for this I have loved you all
these years!"
Jack.l am sorry- anuiiay s voice
grew soft "but it is through no fault
of mine. I thought you loved me as a
brother, and gave you a sister's affec
tion in return. lou win soon get
over this "disappointment."
"Men don't get over their wounds
that strike the heart It is only wo
men who can do that, since no steel,
however sharp, can penetrate their
hearts. I don't want your pity give
it to the man to whom you have giv
en your love. He may need it if ho
crosses my path."
Jack, hush: ' exclaimed the gin;
"vou do not mean those words. Have
not seen you step aside rather than
tread uikiii a worm, to crush out a life
tiod has given?"
"Aye but let the serpent rear its
head across my way: and see how
quickly I will grind iU venomous
heatl tieneath my neei:"
les. Jack; but loin wiicox has
never done you wrong."
The man laughed.
"He has entered my house and
roblied me of the one thing my soul
prized has despoiled me of my all!
Do we not punish those who steal
from us?"
"Not if they steal that which is their
1 A.A. ll
own. I Know you, .iacK, neiier man
you know yourself, and know the no
ble heart which you cover to-night
with so false u mask. Remchilier,
Jack you nay you Jove me. love
Tom licox. nau' er you ijo m
him you do to ine. His heart i the
shrine which holds mji heart, even as
hi is here,1' striking her brcaxt. Then,
with a low good-night, a swift touch
of her hand, she left him to hi own
gloomy thoughts.
Six men at work a little group
apart from the others on the new
hall in the mine. It was a strange
sound, which suddenly made each
man throw down his tool and start
with white faces to their feet the
sound of a cheery whistle echoing
tli rough the silent, vault-like place.
"Hub, man! are you mad!" said
' a t T U
one, "W Wuilj m The mine.- joh i
you know )t haa uevff 4 fi'P4 t
bring swiu pumsuroeuw"
".Nonsense, boys," laugneu iom,
the offender, in answer, "That's an
old auirtition. fit for crooning hags
bv tluj nreuii, AO uoues wmsue
.t J ' .A.
can do no man barm, lUieM And
once again the cheery soquii rai;g out
this time the. whistler's feet keeping;
time. "All, if you were happy as am
I. vou'd whistle, too, since I've won
the prettiest lass in all the village for
mv bf !."
On the Msteitefs fa.& tUSP words,
brought tbfi b!aikt frowt: but lie
sternlv tent his white lips together,
aud was niute and none noticing the
tu fnstaut start, the half clenched
hul; but-I4ie hadtirne to answer,
for. as tum-in u m -m ouii,
heavy sonq upv e w ?tfcp-
One moment tlufy Lvki-'d with blanc
Hi blanch-
fd face upon otlu-r, then Wlow
ed a crah. The wall h.vl (men ah-1
hemmed them ji tJiejr living ib
In the dark ne tone crum of vtn-
geance ntl curses upon him who had
brought the curse home to them
"Let us tind him," tuej' cried, grop
ing in the darkness "he who dared
whistle the evil spirits to do their
I".i:.' ilrrmlilB lo f"!ltr Ti tlA tit:lrn
n)ei;t qf their vengeailee, Vig tp cue
who had fajleu hejpjess and disabled,
and lay half unconscious uifder q. eari
Jak Howard wa tho tirt b tini
him. Why, then, did he not denounce
him? Once more his hand clenched.
bis face darkened but a girl's white,
pleaflfnjf face seemed' toTise?up out if!
tu darkness, ana quieny ne took hi
stAnd in ff oht of the proetf W form
-"We''wl kUi himPiJiioifteil th
meli, 'Perhaps, tlrett W$ 1-aYi appease
the wrath or the .spirits or-fne mine.
and theV will sliow lis somerway out
or keep life in out bodies till'' they dig:
for us. Ah, here he staatrng for
ward1 as kne; stumliiexl ovet him for
whnrn thpvsriiiS'hr.: ' ' - -l"
"Back, men! AVould yoiyo mur-,
der?" bhouteif a vnoV. "Itaii -hot thei
old, wall threatemnl danger" for inanj
days, Thar rrrn snouui snjunise a man';
whistle vrtrM cause it towme turn
hliil ahonf nrir tn-s!" '
" Mif6jMfh spirits to work" -iaid
one; r ; It's never1 failed : yet. "TTe'll
give him to them of one of them."
"Not unless-you give me, ' too!" said
Jack, his :fiic& growing very1, 'white,
and the1 words rushing from b its lips
as though he could not repress xnem.
"He can't defend himself. It's only a
coward who- would strike a helpless
ma?,!" ! -' J
' The men rialised with a4 flush of
shame, "while their hands sank iiuietly
to tlieir sides, and Jack Moward- knew
his defense had proved good. "-So the
long, weary hours dragged themselves
rong, each man' iiUsy with hi own
thoughts:' some thinking- of the "wife
and bairns who' waited '.tlieir -return;
some the mother and sweetheart. Oc
casionally would sound' -rombliiig
noise, drawing nearer and nearer, and
unless; rescue soon reached them, all
knewthe wall- surrounding them
would soon give way. They knew
not whether it were day or night, or.
save by the pangs of hunger and
thirst already assailing them, how
long they had been entomlied, when
hoi e rose, once more in their breasts,
as, faint and distinct, came a' human
voice.- ith ope accord they an
swered it, nnd grasping their tools
with new earnestness, fell to work to
meet those digging theif slow way to
ward them. Ah, the1 testacy of the'
moment when" the first ray of light
penetrated tneir darkness!
" e daroHhg no more!" shouted a
voice. "One by one you must enter.
crawling through this hole, there is
room for but five on the shaft. How
man 3 of 3011 are there?"
Silently they counted; there were
"No need for lots," asserted one.'
"W e will leave the whistler. -Me is
almost gone, anywaj." They' can
come back for him if there's time."..
So tliev decided, and one by one
crawled through the. urrrow space.
Jack Howard came last. ' He cast one
look upon the silent, denth-like place,
the silent death-like form, while Jia-
P.erhard's words stood written in let
ters of fire hi the blackness:
W haver j-ou do to him you do to
Then he turned back, and raising
the prostrate form, and whispering in
his car: "Tell her I kept sacred the
shrine which held her heart, and did
it for her sake," he dragged him as
best lie could to the aperture. .
"I,cnd a hand, boj-s!" he shouted.
"We'll send Tom up first. , He has a
sweetheart waiting. I I have no
There was no time., to parle3, and
answering, "t'ourage, Jack, we'll whip
be back for 3ou!" thej oliej'ed him.
So Jack went back to his doom.
It was a glimpse of Jvlen"to the
men who thought themselves shut
out from it forever as once more
they saw the green fields and the sun
light, while weeping women and
children clung, sobbing, to their knees.
Put U1C3- suddeulj' grew . weak and
tender as thc3', as a great crash smote
on their ears, and they knew Jack
Howard expiated his sacrifice with his
life. .
Like a faint dream, the words, whis
pered in his ear came to Tom Wilcox
as Ray nu.sed him to health and
strength, and wonderfully he repeated
them to her. Then, as though nnvaii
ing some sacred thing, with sobbing
breath she told him why Jack Howard
had done this thing. How great,
how true an act of heroism was his,
e'en though no marble shaft nor sculp
tured urn record it.
Tio.WiU Watermelon.
Atlanta Constitution.
"Look yer, boy," said I'ncle Remus
3'esterda3', stopping near the railroad
rossing, on hitenaii street, ana gaz
ing ferociously at a small -colored
3-outh who does Lewis Clark's outside
business. " Liook j'er, boy, i ll lay er
out flat ef 3'ou tliugin 30' watermillion
rimes under m3 foot 3'ou watch, er l
don't. You k'11 play 30' pranks on
dese 'ere white folks, but w'en 3ou.
come a-cuttuv up 3'ou' capers rounme,
yo'll lan' right 111 de middle uv er
spell er sickness now jou mine w'at
l tea 3'ou. Ail' J. ain i gwute ler ter
put up wid none er yo' sassnes, nud
der let 'lone flingiu' watermillioil
rimes whar I kin git inixtup wid 'urn.
done had 'nutt watermiliions j-isti-
da3 an' de day befo'."
"How was that, Uncle Remus?"
asked he gentleman standing near.
"Hit was sorter like this, boss, uui'
Chuesda3 Mars.Iubn he fotched home
two er dezeyer r lurridy waieriuinious,
an' him an' iuiss rany sot uowiwer
ter eat uin. Mars John an'Miss Sally
ain't got nuthiug dat's too good fer
me, an' de fus news I knowNI, Miss
Sallywuza holleriu' fur Remus. I
done smelt de v atermillion on de a'r,
an' I ain't got no iietter sense dan ter
go w'en I hears w'ite folks a hollerin'
I lamt dat w'en I wuzzent so high.
Ijeastway I galloped up to de back
po'ch, an' dar sot de watermiliions des
ez natchul lez ef dey'd er bin raised
en de ole Spivy place in ruimon
County. Den Miss Sally she cut oil" er
slishe-: .winner dfs yer QngotHy
slishes big ejr j-o' hat, au' 4 ot down
on de steps an' wrop myse'f rouu1 Ue
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Whole njcssui cuuiiiv, cei'iu c 1 niic.
Uncle Remus paused and laid hia hand
upon his stomach as if feeling for
"Well) old man, what then;"
.'Dat's wa't I'm a gitting' at, Imss,"
s:ii.l Uncle ltemus, smiling a feeble
smile. "I wintered roun' 'bout er half
hour an' den I begin fer ter feel sorter
squeemish sorter lik I don bin and
swoller'd' bout fo' poun'a offn de tend
uv er scautlm," Jxsjk like ter ne oat 1
wuz g winter be sick, an' den hit look
like I wuzzent Bimeby a little pain
wed' is head and sorter m andereu
roun' hKe Ufa wUm V
rqp a jqoi
ani d?ii a
place fer bar ket;U
exeat biff pain jump un an' take arter
de little one anil phase 'jm roqn' ant
roun', an' he nps er koipn 'ur, caze
grah yei ef B Wan bfrwl Mm
up, an' den ne semii uowu u- ijino uo
udder one an' pull him up, den de
war begun sho nutt. Fer mighty nigh
four hours dev kep' up dot racket, an'
dez ez sou ez er little pain 'ud jump
up de big un 'up light onto it an' goti-
in' rouft' huntfu er fifof. boAje folKi
in' I hear Miss Salley a laughin', an'
a bingiu' an' a w'islin' des like dey
want no -watermiliions rajced in Flur-
rid. B.it ilars Lewis better pen dis
yer wgerjy rH H
1 .
Marcus ;f. Wright a RrjF-fjenera
the Ooufederatfe service tlUVmS the
latn War. ha Uen amiointed by the
Secretary of War, an Agent for the
collection of confederate records. In
a printed circular, 'Gen. Wright re
quests that parties holding documents
valuable to the historian, as bearing
utcuiii -jre pOftMt bef ween ' tlie
SUtes send therti to him at' Washing
ton.' If tlieVdo not' wish to pArt from
Wifb the 6wnerehjjcr'8'Uchlbcurrie'riti
prinwl by toe Goverumeut and
the originals returned to the own-
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Outrage on a
Brooalya. Young
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1 :
uuiu.mu-nif-n uiison correspoi
. , New Vork World.
ndent of the
li- lketurning from a incnic soon after
nociot. K on me even ingoi the f ourth
ou uiy, as has alread3 Utm relateil
if. and Airs. Uharles II. X.'onnort, on
oi uiiij me irom. ooor 01 the house
oue-nau or, which tlie3 s-cupiel, dis
covered what they supposijd to le t
corjtse lyinj? on the tlHr in the hall
ilh 11s ieei raiseii ana hraoed against
il. - .1 . ... .
uut uoor. jir. loimor, although ver3
iiiucu uiariueu, pusueo ine iioor open,
and finding that tlie bodv of tike VOtlllir
lad3 who lay before, him ,was still
alive, threw h shawl oyer it and car
ried it into the parlor. Mrs. Connor.
who was . very much frightened.
screamed and aroused the family of
Mr. m. H. Townseud. who livl
direct opposite. lhe nude but liv
ing bod3 that lay on the floor of the
hall was that of Miss Ixiuisa Heuser.
a good-looking 3'oung lady living in
JJrooklyu: . who had Is-en spendi-nr
wime iime wan ner sister, the voung
iie 01 vr, nasnraucK. ol tins i.I.ku.
She had only her stockings on, ; and
her clothes lay neat together on the
parlor . jcarpet. just ms;de the.-door
Kvn her bracelets and necklace had
been taken on and laid carefulfy on
top of the clothiug, iuid with these
Was also found the comb with which
she had kept her rich, dark hair in
place. The door leading to Dr. Ha
brouck's parlor was wide open, anil
on a center-table was a lamp burning
brightly, just as if the room had lieen
suddenly deserted of its; compain.
Dr. Jlasbrouck and his wife were ab
sent on a two da3-'s visit to Kingston.
and had left Miss Heuser alone in their
part of the house. That evening she
nan lieen out to the same picnic from
which Mr. and Mrs. Connor returned,
nut had come home early 111 tlie com-
pan3 of Mr. m. Jl. 'Jownsend and
his children, with whom she had left
tlie house in the afternoon. When
found in the hallway which divides
the double two-story frame house, she
had a split spongeover her nose.lsiund
on by a long strip torn oil' from a tow
el taken from her room, and the other
tart of the towel was tied around her
lead in such a manner as to blindfold
After the discovery tlie neighbors
were soon aroused. Dr. Gedney, who
lives aliout a mile up the river road,
was sent for, and by 11 o'clock the
3-ounglady had regained her senses.
She at once related what had happen
ed to her, telling how two masked
men had suddenly entered the parlor,
where she was sitting at the piano;
how she was almost instantly para
lyzed at the sight of them, and that
from that time she rememliered little
until brought to in Mrs. Connor's par
lor. With this part of the story the pub
lic has already lieen acquainted, but
how the ouiig lady came to lie put in
such a plight continues to lie a mys-
ter3. The strangest thing of all is the
fact that a majority at least of the cit
izens of Milton profess to Iwlieve that
no men, masked or otherwise, enter
ed the house in the maimer described
y the ladv, and that she did It all
herself. Rut when asked to justify
the known facts with such a theory
they are utterly confounded, and ac
knowledge that thej have noexplana
tion to oiler. This feeling is so strong
that neither the Justice of the Peace
nor the Town Constable have taken
:in3 measures towards detecting the
alleged criminal parties, and "whenev
er anvone broaches the subject to a
villager he shrugs his shoulders, and
alks darkly aiKiut "jealousy," "jilts,"
pride," and "love ariairs" general.
I called 011 Miss Heuser to-day (in
company with Dr. Gednej, who is a
practitioner of longstanding here) and
heard the story from her own lips. As
Miss Heuser entered the parlor the
Doctor greeted her cheerily, and said
she IMiked much better than when he
last saw her. She was pale, but the
Doctor said that was natural with
her. Miss Heuser is a ver3 prett3T
3'oung lad3 with a great abundance
of black hair, large dark ees, smooth
light skin, a wide forehead, neatly ta
pering chin and a prettily curved
mouth. She was demure, but lierfect-
lycalm aud self-possessed. In an
swer to ni3 questions, which were as
shrewdly put as I could make them
under the circumstances, she said:
"When 1 came home with Mr.
Townsend and the children it was
was 11:30 o'clock. The house was
mpt3 and all locked up, I had a key
for the back door aud came in that
way. I went up to my bedroom on
the second floor, threw my hat on the
bed, went down stairs aud turned up
the lamp in the parlor. Mr. Town-
send's folks were letting off fire-works
in their front 3'ard, right opposite. I
went out on the stoop and sat there a
while looking at them and then went
in, shutting the hall door, w hich has
spring lock. I came into the parlor
here and sat down at tlie piano, I
had struck only a few notes when I
thought I heard a noise like the creak
ing of some one's lioots. I got up and
started towards the dixir, when I was
met by two men whose faces were
masked. I turned and ran toward the
window there. I ran around this side
of the table, and the men ran around
that side. One of them said, "Stop
her, Jack, or she'll scream." That's
all I heard either of them sa3. I was
dreadfully frightened. I think I tried
to scream, but was so frightened that
I (uldn't. I fainted right awa3', and
the next thing I knew was when I
was I was lying on the ofa in Mrs.
Connor's imrinrx: Uuo f the wen
was ver3" tan ani sum, and m otner
was short. I can't say which of them
I saw first, but I think 1 saw them
Uitli together. I am sure that they
were men, and not women in men's
lothing. One or mem had a sou
hand, but it was not the hand of a
woman. . The men looked strong and
muscular. I can t account lor what
tlH'3 did. I have no enemies here
that I know of. After I had laid my
baton tlie tied in my room aud started
lown stairs, 1 thought I heard a noise
!chind me or on the nsif of tlie house,
but took no more notice of it. I'm
sure I didn't upset the piano-sbwl in
getting up to go to the parj(r q"oqr.
irm nn it 43 IwltUt aqy. ,p(er
and going straight towarqs tle dsir."
There js &i 0.1 me young laqy a sto
r3, and let it is very hard tq '.'justify"
with al the o.imfmutan.pes. ' There
pquld have be" Q Ma outory, rir
it would have lieen heard by at least a
score of near neighbors, who, in fact
heard nothing. Tlie fact that not the
slightest scratch or bruise could be
found on her uoi3- on ner oouysuoweu
that there had not lieen much, of a
StoorUd 0I16 of the pallor chairs were
upset. Rut this, too, is accounted for
by the lad3-'s statement that she had
fainted right away with fright at the
mxsked faces. The doors and windows
ere all locked with the eppotin of
the pqo IU ices Jeser-, own
iJerootny yhi'th opens on a sloping
roof in the rear of" the house, l-'ven
there the blinds were closed, altqoqgb,
the winijqy woi We- f Utile
spai.e 1 fiund Qver tho young lady's
nose had been saturated with chloro
form, it bore no traces of it when Dr.
Gcdnev arrived, but rather smelt of
spices or some kind of essential oil.
Moreover, the doctor said she could
potf,ve rerra''rtt:d YUUf the luriu
eWe 'oV thil ahil'sibetlc; ktl hat ' tirne
unTessthe,,mau'stool pyer her con
stantly apd Wministerea ft, anil lo-
sMes n? 'wvr.l VSW Pf Vfto wp
Voiw d a puiiou ixiiuiay out trom the
ellects of chloroform. t
1 next called on Mr. and Mrs. Coni
Conoeri wUo live lu the ' sam bouse.
with Dr. Hasbrook. M?. Conner said!
"I was away in the afternoon., and af
ter obiping home. I iveiit to; fh picnic
to mvet Mrsi Corinerhndthe children),
We came home just after 10 o'clock:
When I unlocked ith frontf door felt
something pushing against it, and
when I forced it ojien I saw thenaked
lusty jof a womai lying there, with
the lamp shining full upon it. I
thought it was a corpse.- 1 ran across"
the, street to.get,the neighlmrs out,
and while I, was " gone Mrs. Conuer
thought she heard some one getting
out of a back window. vRut we' heard
the girl moHi'i w hile we were at the
loor. She lav bother liack and h
feet were raised up and braced against
the door; I took-iotf the towels and
the sponge, threw mv "wife's shawl
over the 3oung lad3, and carried her
into our parlor. . t
."J Jo you kivow that tne gins nan any
enemies about here who migtit na
committed suoh an indignity tohuniil
ijitft the voiint ladv?" .. .j .
"Not. that I know of, 'alfhoii
there was 'some" jealousy on the part
of some of the young; "people here,
Miss Heuser Is very lady-lrke in her
liehavior so far as I hkve wet lieen
able to judge. She is a modest girl
and too proud to associate' witn every
liodv. TheToung people aliout here
are in the habit of indulging, in what
are called 'kissing .games,', und- .Miss
Heuser. although she never held
aloof from the rest of the company
bowed that she didn't care to go so
far as some , others went, I remem
bered that at a little party at 111 y
mother's house last winter the ouiig
people were pfa3'ing a "forfeit", game
and when a young men went to
claim'his forfeit from her she held out
her hand, sa3'ing she would uot allow
the man to kis her face.'Thls seemed
to put some oftheyouugi-KopIeagaiitis
her, and although it was never said to
her face, I have heard people say
that she was to proud and ;urish."
Mrs. Connor also saiil: "lhe first
words Miss Heuser said when she was
coming to were, 'don't touch me, don
touch me.' I thought the girl was
dying, and I kept asking ber whether
she knew me. I ' asked . her 'ever
so 11VU13' times to tell me her name,
thinking she would tell ine
that if she had her reason. After
while she looked at me and smiled,
md then I saw that she wasconsciou:
Sae also said! 'kill me, but don't dis
grace me.' lhen she turned over
with her face too the wall, and liegan
to cry." . '
Dr. Hast irook said ho didn t know
where the sponge could have conn
from, and thought it must have lieen
irocured bv the pcrietrators liefore
land. No strange bottle was found
on the premises;'but a'glass stopiier was
jucked up by Mr. l'arroit near tin
a .
ine united opinion 01 nr. aim .wrs.
Hasbrook and Mr. and Mrs. Conner is
that the lierpetrators of the outrage
had for their object simply to -huiuili-
Hie me gin 03 causing ner mm h
found in an cxiwiwd condition, and
. . 1 . . ... 1 . . 1 . . .
that the3 left her lying in front of tin-
hall door in order that the first iiersou
to enter would lie sure to discover her
ami raise such an alarm as would
bring a crowd of jteople to the house.
s for the rest of the citizens, then-
are almot as many opinions as lucre
are names of inhaitants.
A Horrible Yarn.
Nashville Dispatch to the Chicago Times,
It was lie f ire the war. It was the
habit here then for the poorer students.
to mess by themselves. e had
student whose stomach never failed. to
revolt when, in Uie process of dissec
tion, I tones were laid bare tohis vision.
From this fact he could never so much
as look upon a piece 01 steak with a
hone- in it without a deep-reaching
vomit. He consequently purchased
boneless steaks. He was an excellent
cKik, and that qualification. was not
long in making itself known. It was
not uncommon, therefore, for the stu
dents to steal them awa3 just aliout
tha time they" had been, well cook,ed, if
allowed the least op'iortuiiity. He
was a studious 003, and would often
lie so alisorbed in his liooksas toauiost
forget he to cooking a meal. He
kiifcw so well, however, to regulate
his tire that he rarely ever so far for
got himself as to let his meat cook too
much to be savory. Rut helfinalbygot
tired of the inroads so often madeujsin
him, and resolved to make his "first
cure." The cadaver of a" very fleshy
negro, who had been killed by acci
dent, was brought in one night for
dissection. At the closeof the evening
the poor student waited until all his
companions had gone out, and then
cut from, the negro's leg a steak re-
sembling, to all intents and purposes,
a beef-steak, tiereft, as It was, of the
outer skin. This he salted and sea
soned, and cooked the following morn
ing. As usual, one of his principal
tormentors was around waiting hisoj)
portunity to seize the steak. It was
unusually well cooked. To permit its
attraction the student went into an
adjoining room, and, through the
crack of the door, saw bis friend take
it awa3 and subsequently tat it with
greed iuess. ,
"That was a fine steak 3ou ate this
morning," suggested th jrnor student'
to the involuntary cannibal, in the
presence of a crowd of students, who
understood the joke.
"Very tine, indeed," paid he, seem
ing to enjoy the poor student's feigned
discomfiture; "the liest I ever ate. It
was verv'tice, old Ik3; very juicy-; so
highly flavored; the very best you
ever cooked."
"And so it was," suaneted the poor
student. "The only wonder is that it
iudn t.smen.-
i !h, it did." said the cannilial, mi
bins his hands with apparent delight;
thcmosd delicious odor, and done to a
turn. Ry the way, who's your hutch-j
er, my 113, tty jove, mink in
have to call around and him."
'He is here before you."
"What do 3'ou mean?"
"I mean that I cut that steak off
that 'nigger's' leg last night, and
cooked it for your benefit."
At . this the involuntary cannibal
grew ghastly pale; he gave a fearful,
a desjierate heave, and, tbrv hfc
"nigger," a 4mW uld-fash-
ioeH guflaw M fcW.t np from, the crowd.
Kliter Lamr,
tjotrtherp, Wastes iukaoDat Mlaa.
Yhn ofeed and Wurried lu iiehalf
of ihi) amendments, and complimen
ted them at the top of his bent by
calling them "august'."'
Mister I At mar.
Who went out of his way to glorify
the satanio Sumner, and grieye gv
the coffin of that pUitiwU crpiunai? ,
Who threw the weight of his voice
and hallot against the Silver Rill in di
rect violatrbn of the written demands
of his constituents? ' )
Mister Lamar. ,
Who lnt i, MWJK haqd, to JacV
isiUar, Ijtanley 'Matthews, 'John
Anderstin', et $., the commission
of tlie Presidential fraud?
Mister La,ra.aj-,
Whq y6ied - vr pusiouing
Gwn un the publio at $l.Vb0 jx-r an
num, and spoke of that bloody boor as
"a gallant soldier?"
Mister Lamar.
Who opposed the reiieal of the Re
sumption Act, and tbercitf tvuck a
fif.h iUtb wets before the peopltn
is coming. - I
Elopement, marriage, twins and 'di
vorce have happened to an Indiana
girl within a year.
..VOL. "XXIII. NO. 52.
The L7 Estate 0 Whlcb tne Cantatrke
Sa Fallen.
s.ivs a sympathetic French
fhroniiwr. is now adrotfnfng woman,
whose face is only seen floating on the
water. 1 low.rhaiiRd fronwMay, lSiiti,
when tlie Marquist; de Caux, ju-t n-
tinned from St. Petersburg aud Vien
na, liegan ber famous Sunday siir.s
at her mansion, No.n.ri4 Chauiis Fly
sees, where she rslli hustles of all
that Was high-Uii-utviid all ;lht ; was
celebrated in .Paris. -., Her husliand's
sisters, s;iyw tlie writer, did the hon
ors with lier th! Countess de Ruculot
and tlie 1 Princes de tiinetti. The
Princess of Wales-was there in a deli
cious toilet of pink faille and natural
roses; so was the Priui-e Pouiatowrki,
who has since died without, the hap
piness of seeing the diva fipjiear in one
.of his oeras; .mi was the fantastical
lVimfess Melternich, with ber unique
iearls and her Simiau but fascinating
wa3s, coquetting with the tall, wells
limbed, dull, Russian Grand Duke
Vladimir; so waw-Aulier, now at resf ;
so was the Count d'Osmoitd, who now
gives tlio moait disre-Ritirb.1 balls in
Paris; so was AliKini. 1 11 short, it
was an exceptional festival, which at
tracted all tlie glittering people of the
last days of thfe Umpire.
- Now all . is changed. F.ven her
faithful satellite, "Loutou1 has left
her; Louise I411110, a merchant's
daughter, who, becoming - infatuated
with Patti, renounced home and the
hope of marriage, and devoted herself,
liody and soul, to her service, su'icrm
tending everything her house, her
dressing-room,.' het travels and her
toilet. Pattj s most devoted worship
per or the other sex was txittrHU, a
Neapolitan, tbe" most considerable
piusie publisher of Italy next to Ri-
coidi, of Milan, whose constant strug
gle with his eye-glass is legendary in
rari, the contest ending invariably m
his dropping the glass out of reach and
making the wildest salutations at ran
dom, some of which .involved him in
queer misadventures. Cottrau was a
fanatical liehever 111 the. diva, "into
tho-fplendor of whose glory he dashed
himself headlong," says the wonder
ful author of ibis wonderful tale.
even as a sea bird goes against the
lantern of a light-house."
Having advertised his hoiieless pas
sion to tlie amusement or all Paris,
the iioor man retired to Naples dis
gusted ami disenchanted. Another of
her adorers was the old Marquis de
Chavanat, a nobleman old enough to
lie her grandfather and a magnificent
ersonare, with a wonderful of white
hair, l ie was as madly in love a if
he had been a collegian. Not lieing
rich, and finding it expensive work to
travel about aud pay for seats at the
opera all over Kurope, the Marquis in
vented a I'atti chamiMigne, which he
advertised in all parts of the Conti
nent, billing in advance with the cit
ies where she was to sing. The chain-
lagne sold, of course, and so the old
Marquis lived everywhere in style,
md kept always near the object of his
great and innocent passion.
Tbe Marquis was the first man to
unearth Nicolini. It was at St. Pe
tersburg in IsTi;. The Marquis, who
was cstabliibed at the same hotel with
lis goddess, was out that evening,
when a servant, passing by the apart
ments of Mine. Patti, heard some one
moving about. 1 he servant thinking
there was a theft therein, gave the
ilarm and raised tbe household. The
Id Marquis de 'havanatcoming iu at
tbe moment, was the first jstsoii on
the scene, rushed in and dragged out
from tlie closet, where he had taken
cfuge, the trembling tenor, whom he
lid then and there trounce as soundly
is ever ai. dct.aux could haveucsired.
This was the first whipping Nicolini
rece.ived; the last says the chronicler,
was from Strakosch, of whom we are
told that he is "a Memiese, which is
as'iniioh as to say amiable to the this
of his fingers, and the most complete
master 01 tue hat 111 all rtiroiie next to
iiqiommeraye," Lapoinmeraye being
the celebrated physician who itfiisoni d
so many ot his lasinonabie patients;
t',atti, it seem.-', wished to bU3 the vil-
1 01 irento; rwroiini consented, but
wanted the title deeds to he made out
in Jiis iianioi. She was aliout to yield,
when Strak'osch interfered. From
word they come to blows, and so the
great impressariro caned the great
tenor condign ly, tbe great tenor howl
ing the while pileousiy. "Udeiid
yourself," cried Strakosch. ,"l don t
ike to kill a man who doesn't defend
himself!" l'uiti, after the manner of
the Sabine women, and of Mr. Pick
wick at Uatrnswill, threw herself be
tween the pair, therelry getting a hear
ty whack 011 the arm, which raised a
sad welt" "That Patll," says Mont-
jo3-eux, our chronicler aforesaid, "this
harm, this seduction, thislneuabtuty,
having traversed disdainfully and se
rene all JiUrope. which Isiwed itself at
her feet, having been a goddess in the
clouds, an unattainable idol, having
troubled the brains or kings, broken
the hearts of Princes, destroyed the
hopes and shaken the minds of the
noblest, the fairest and the richest,
lias become, of her own free will, I'...
unlawful wife of a tenor turn of fif
ty, who grins with false teeth, who is
played out, and painted and redolent
of sulphur jMiiiiade!
Fancy this "Uomeo" clambering by
a rope-ladder to "Juliet's" Uilcoiiy-!
It was grotesque, hut it hapened in
Ixindon none tbe lews; more by token
the K'.uuoo was caught by the jKilice
and lugged off to the station. Patti is
U'ginning to sutler, and has aged visi
bly during the past year. She is thin,
sad and nervous; her splendid hair is
turning gray, and going. At Covent
jarden tlie Diva, whose door used to
lie heaped with flowers, got two miser
able little hoqucts and oHly one recall.
Atiove all, she is a prisoner, for Nici.
liul Is consumed with jealousy. When
she last passed through Paris Auguste,
the famous roijfi -, was only admit
ted after a parley, and Nicolini insist
ed on remaining in tlie room while he
dressed my lady's hair. And to think
that for fourteen years Ade-linn Patti
Would not sing with XUini I una use
she could nut kcur Idm, near her! And
t UhH haA wben her friend, the
Marquise, de Tnficnay, first hinted to
ber tliat scandalou1 bMojuen were ln
ginning to (xiiqde her name with
.NicidiuiS lviU Imrst into tears and
aJd wi.Hi the voice of - a Injured se
raph, "Aloud m? And with a
simla? Why not say with my
coachman while tney are uUmt it?''
Holland nuinliersamoiig its humer
us charities an "Old Pajs-r Kon-iety."
The Roman Catholics iyf tbo Nether
lands, I. -in i,' 'In bituilaer, nd annii
wlV mihn Vupe the proceed of the
yuu d old magazines, journals, pam
phlets and IhmiUs. During the past
year the sk iety has acknowledge.! l',
ihhi jiounds of waste paier, was
sold for 10, lino florins, td, amount has
lieen forwflnM to, une.
. . 1
A iitury which originatl with the
Louisville Ky,) to the tflm.t
thatMisa MrtY AU'lvraim, the actress,
wa nmed in Mny 1hI to a m of
JtuJiu C, Fvmout, Is a mistake.
F;nidgu Kriiiout, of th United States
Navy, did marry a Miss Anderson,
but tlie bride is a young lad3 i f Wash,
ington. Fremont at last arum,U was
in Paris with his bridf, vrldi An
derson, t.UCHi'Mev', Ava Lp;idou.
Mr. (ialu,sUa. A tirte-armcd soldier,
living tar Auiura, .JJ1., recently
thnuH the lionev of hm lost arm in a
'lclisbur (Miss.) cemetery, whero
u-e3 had lieea buried after the Mw
He identiliel tbe lost arm ttf a riyj
found on one of U) fiwrri Ud jpTe
servisl, tl x'-ii U'iiUi numU'red 10
isirrctiiMiJ wiUi tbe number of tlie lit
tle grave in which nothing but the
arm was interred.
"tlan ATJeiMUd.- T r'
--Pmrr'Winrhrn lrrtrtnri?rietts5"t a
martyr.-H appeals to c tlie pubi c
against what he calls "meditcvul pre
scription for opinion's sake," "tl e
heel of priestly authority," "disnfH
sal from office on account ofherey,'
c, etc.
. ''
The history of tlie case is tins: ,Th
School of Natural IlHtory :md (ioolo.
gy had lieen divided between Pro''.
Saflord and Prof. Wiuchell "since 1 1 1
rgaiiization of the' University. Tli 1
principal Work Ml 1 1 1 1 1 tlie former,
who is resident, liotli wcrj-able. ay. I
willing laWtern; but IU1 brc 1110111)1-'
lectureship was foiiiid uot to (it in
Well; it jostled tbe schedule; mid in.
order fo secure Prof. Winchcll such' 11,
bearing as he deserved, classes nnd
students Men' thrown Pociicm bat out
of joint. Rut the Unix cr.-ity derivcl
benefit generally from hi.-t bibors and
i-epiilaf ion. I le was Hiiular ith tbo
Trustees, FactiltyisludciiU, and jci
ple; and, notwithstanding hist "jl'r,"
fessirsbip" WilS felt to bi;.jt sort of fi fill
wheel, the interests of tin University,
all things coiisidcrsd, ju-4iliil it cm.
tiliiiance Ibriiiigli tbe si cuiel and third
year. His l.elsni' iil tl evolution
and Milygenisin, became so pro
nounced, in tbe last .year, as to aiso
and nH the question, Is Prof. Win
chell's connection with the University
beneficial to it?
That (picstiou was met by abolish
ing the lectureship, and devolving all
its duties upou the. other Joint Pro
fessor, whose time had not before been
full3 occupied in that depiirtnicnt.
The Roan 1 of Trust were enabled thus
to make practical and needed advan
ces in other departments of insljv'
tion and, at the same time, to dis
connect the University frrtm any''re
sivijisiliility for tbe Prot'essor's ligm.
. This statement may be woi tit -jiniv-thing
to the candid and hasty critivs
who profess to see. iudi-crcliou in tiro
Trustees. "Why not," say they, "dis
miss or refuse'to reappoint him, or
vacate his chair; instead of resorting
to the pretext of aUilishing his chair."'
Recause they meant to get rid of lioth.
and took the shortest and least of ten
sive, because hnrcrsonal, course.
Professor WinchcH"s attack on Vun
derbilt University has given the op
Kirtunity never neglected by a certain
class of editors. Ix-t the inciiinU'ii t if
an evangelical pulpit turn I'niverKil
ist or Unitarian, and when the Cl'un h
authorities give him the privilege of
holding forth elsewhere in a word,
dismiss him these gentlemen of thn
press raise a hue and cry about perse
cution and gagging conscience. Tho
atheistic, materialistic, anti-Church.
and csjiecially unti-M' tlnxlist elements
have Urn forward in olli-ring their
sympathy for his grievances under tho
"heel of priestly authority.'' ,
For the comfort of these gentlemen
we say: First, tlie P.oanl of Trustees
is made up of twenty-eight person
half of whom are laymen farmers,
doctors, lawyers, judges duly repre
senting their class.
Secondly, their evident wish and
effort to damage the I ni versity give
its friends not the least concern. The
peolpe "our jnop!c'' have no ;bc
tion to orthodoxy. Parents who have
sons to educate prefer (he s-ifety of that
atmosphere to genteel infidelity. Let
anti-Methodist critics ragc--Vaiidcr-
bilt University is sale. No oilier in
stitution of learning in .11n-1ica, at
the end of three .year-, ever -!oo. s.,
high and so strong. Those w ho urc in
charge of it know what they are ali:mt.
Some of these editors inform the
public that Yanderliilt Uni vei sity has
abolished the chair of Natural Sci
ence! A former iinsncccs-lul appli
cant for a position in it puUi-h.-s a
piece in which be gravely says I hat.
science can do Iietter without the Yan
derliilt than the Yalidcl hilt can do
without science! 1
These and all others are iiiloiined
that no institution in the land is bet
ter prepared with men and apparatus
to teach natural science than Yaudcr
bilt University. It is almost a sm
cialty, so full and strong in that de
partment. Professor Willi hell him
self testifies concerning the Faculty
which be has left la-hind in the literary
1 : .1 1 . 111
ine, .-M-ici 1 1 1 1 - ntp.ij 1 1 in 1 11 1 1 icgaiii
them, without except ion, as rare and
accomplished scholars, worthy of
chairs in the lirsl uni versilics of fh)
'i'be Vanderbilt is a great li",wt for
the Church and the country, for the
present and tbe future; and' all right
minded men will feel more assured of
its mission when they see thai it is
administered firmly nud without, re
sieet to persons. While wrong is
done no man, the Interests of t he Uni
versity ar first to be cons-Mere I. 'J'ho
Mople will appreciate such . guaran
tees. Prof. W. pathetically- laments:
"The great name which the' Universi
ty Is'iirs is concerned in the gross per
version ofa sacred lrii-1."
To do that name honor, none are
more conoeri icd than the geiiiiemett
who administer this "sacred tru-t."
It was the Commodore's plan to build
ujt the safest and lu st lines of irmis
nortatiou. Patronage was the inevita
ble result, No man, in bis day, whs
more abused by a certain class of crit
ics, ami no man cared for them lesw.
The Trustes projiose to conduct tins
University on that line. A broad,
thorough, sound and cheap educat'on
Is what the lieoplo want. Mr, Van
derbilt was seldom mistaken in his
choice of agents; but when jm found
he had tho wrong man, ho got rid of
him and therein yvi'i one secret of.
his success,
- A Sad Boaance.
The determination of (Jen. Sher
man's son, Thomas Kwing Sherman,
to liecomea priest, revives tin jrooian tie
story of the life and love of one of
Gell. Si-ott's daughters. As the story
goes, this daughter fell deeply- in love
with a member of on of the foreign
legations. The attachment was reci-
irocated, but the match Was so hitter
y opioscl by the old hero of hllliily's
hand that it was broken oil". Sin:
cared nothing for the world afier that,
and very soon was received as 11 nun
in the Georgetown convent. I ler lov
er returned to bis native coiinti v, ami
was soon enrolled in the pricMlnxid of
the Catholic Church. In subsequent.
3'cars he was ordered to Georgetown
College, and took bis turn in bearing
the confession of the nuns at tho con
vent. On one of these occasions Mi-s
Soot I knelt in the confessional to her
former lover, and under such circum
stances a recognition took Place. She
fainted, went into a rapid decline, and
and soon after died, and be li ft tho
country never again to I'ctui 11. So a.
Washington gossip declares.
The French Government has seized
certain proja-rty of the t-x-Kmprcss as
security for the rcst iiution of eonsldor
able sums the I ', nuqai b-s are said to
owe France, A ilnliiitlec of inves
tigation lv -eiorted thi.t NiiMileoli
owes tbr out Ion his allow ance fur Sc
temts r, IhVO which he druw in ad
vance; also tliat the i,.gular civil list
was habitually cxc-i-lcd ,y ;;i , 1 m x , h m
francs; finally, ili.it be alienated it
large extent d crow u lands.
Mr. IVrtlns was a Rostoti wiilow-r,
having lost two wives. Miss Carbon
was a spiritualistii; medium. Sim
went into a trance, and the spirits of
tlie two dead wives, sieaking through
ber, said that she and Perkins ought to
inarr3. Ofisiur.-e Miss Carlton was
astounded, after coming to hcr.-elf, on
lieing told of the communication
hvl delivereil, but she Was willing to
ols-3-. The ceremony was inrforined
the next dy,
A c-urious lawsuit hits just lieen deci
ded at Paris. Mil heal Massou (his
real name, ih lauuicnoi,, , ijlt. Vt.
Iflwiu'll Ullll Vl ill! I II i I lulls .1 rs. 1 . . . 1
novel writer, hi lsll, His wife dj,.,i jo
id, ami 1110 sevt-niy-iwo-ycar ol
widower aluioat immediately renisAW"'w
ried, HU sou thi icujain sued his f m,"
tux hulf the copyright ofuU tho
1 ...I I , .I....U tl... I.. It... ... . f " "
wmM uo fi.) " -" ""in nun wrill.tiw
dnribtf the life of his wife,- aU.-g mi
tbkt inewc woi ks iicioiigett to tli
he K1111.
moil tstaii'. J ne cuuvts gru.
III......... 1 .!....,....
suit, 11110 nit- r-ju Micciaied .ni;i
to a half Interest ut flfty-sU imoka d
a;ventyU plays. 3 JU1
Extract Irora ComniiinlraMou In the Ctrl

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