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KEWENGLANDSHOPGIRLS SKETCHES OF THE MOST INDEPEN DENT WOMEN IN THE LAND. Where Yankee Girls Still Stitch Shoes and Write for Magazines-Thrifty Women Who Buy the House* Their Husbands Live in—The Famous Mill Girls of Lowell Have Left Plenty of Descendants. Boston, July 14.—“ Say, Mis* Endicott, wait on me a minute, can’t you?” The speaker is a small, dark-coniplex * ioned woman who runs down the steps of a spick and span, story and a half cottage painted white and overhung by a gigantic apple tree. She lias reached the gate and hangs over it bareheaded. “I w ant you to tell Matt Learoyd that l •han't be’t the shop this morning, but she musn't let anybody else have my white tag to st itch, because I’ll bo there sure this after noon.” “Why, Mrs. Jacobs, this is tlie first time you've been out a day this summer, isn’t it f” “Yes. and I shouldn’t lie out now, on’y my sister’s got a touch of rheumatiz, and I’ve got to fix her up comfortable. Talkin’ of being at the shop, there uin’t many that go more reg’lar’n 1 do. It’s pretty hard, pretty hard work all the time. Here I have been up at 5:30 in the morning; so’s to get Joe’s breakfast for him to be at the shop by 7. Then I have to wash my dishes, and slick up the house and bs there myself before 7:30. Then I come home ton minutes ahead of Joe at noon and burry up a dinner, and I wash more dishes, and I get back again a few minutes after 1 o’clock and I sta.v enough after 15 to make up for lost t ine at night. Then there’s supper, and like’s not there’s bread to hake in the evening. Every Mon day there’s washing to do at, night, ’uloss I’m up to do it at 3 in the morning; nnd nex’ day there’s all the ironing. What with t. at and the sweeping and sewing I do get beat, out. But, land snkes, all shoe makers’ wives work in the shop sooner or later, sometime or ether. There’s Mary Goss married Jack Martin last month, she says to me she shan’t never go in the shop. 1 felt kind o’stung, so i told her I needn’t either if I wasn’t a mind to, but I knew just as wall she’d come to it too inside of a couple of years. But there’taint nothing for tne like it is for women that have a houseful of children nnd work in the shop besides. Sometimes I’m glad I’ve got no young ones. I don’t know what I’d do with them if I did have.” And yet the trim figure, small foot, small hand, snapping black eye, heavy dark iiuir, sallow skin, good natured mouth contra dicting the littlo frown between tho eyes, look like those of a woman fairly well able to oarrv her own burdens. Miss Mary Abbe Endicott, who turns from the gate with the message, is a New Englander of a different type; 32 or 33 years of age, with blue eyes, well defined, regular features, clear pallid compulsion ami curly light brown hair, she belongs to one of t lie old colo nial families, while Mary Jacobs is a Nova Scotian. Miss Endicott is a graduate of a New England academy, an omnivorous reader, and has seen her name appended to sketches of one sort, and another in the Contributors’ club of the Atlantic. Her brother is a lawyer in good practice, and she lias her own place in the best society of the town, her position l>eing attested by her an nual re-election to the pre idc ey of tho Woman’s club, the chief literary organiza tion of the village. She runs the next ma chine to Mary Jacobs in the, “stitch room’’ of the largest shoe shop of the place. It is in some of the smaller Massachusetts shoe towns that one finds women as inter esting as any in the country. The stitcher in a village factory has little of the spirit and dash of the wostern ranch woman or woman pioneer, little of the saroir fat re of the New York woman doctor or dentist or typewriter, little even of the intensity of a Boston school ma’am or leader of isms; but if circumstances are favorable, that, is, if the town has not grown too rapidly, she lias pushed self-reliance to an extreme hardly to be met with elsewhere, and, if of school going stock, has repeated the typo of the mill girls who once made Lowell famous, a type which in these days of changed labor condition* is popularly supposea to be ex tinct, though meeting one still in certain lo calities at every hour. Mary Jacobs can hardly remember that *be was ever sent to school. She is a quick, clever woman, who lias lived in the shoe towns of eastern Massachussetts since she was a child of 10, and has worked in tho shoe factories since she was 12. She is the best stitcher in her shop, and as such en titled to the “white tag,” or best grade shoes, thepay4for which is #1 per set. when any are being made. When times are good she earns $lO, or even $l3, per week. When work is slack and the la-tors below stairs in no hurry, she earns $7 and $8; and has leisure “between sets” to practice such branches of the.divine art of fancy work ns may happen to be popular in the “stitch room” and as will not bo marred beyond reparation by smutty fingers and an occa sional dash of machine oil She had a very intricate knitted quilt on exhibition in the last country cattie show. Sue used to have a tidy bank account, w hich she lias recently applied to the purchase of the comfortable, green-blinded little house in which she and her husband live. This husband, “Handsome Joe” Jacobs, as the girls call him, is a capable luster in the same factory. He earns $l4 or $l5 a w eek and holds himself responsible for his own expenses and for the provision hills. Ho used to pay tho rent, but sfneo his wife has bought tho bouse she pays the taxes herself. Bhe owns the furniture, having bou .Hit it piece by piece, from the bright ingrain carpet to t he brighter marine view of a girl with disheveled hair clinging to a wave-beaten cross. Ho has never been at a dollar’s expense for his wife’s clothing or pocket money, for the two, though n per fectly amicable couple, are as separate ns regards their picket books, aside from cer tain definite agreements, as if they were un married. Each is seif support ing and ex poets to remain so. Every bill coming to him, is made out it: ins name; every bill, belonging by understanding to her, is tnado out in her name. If she w auls lace cur tains,or he want* n week's vacation for a fishing trip down the bay, there are no financial preliminaries io arrange. The western woman enters a quarter sect ion of land and relics on hers elf to hold it down. The eastern woman, even if married, in such a community as the ono of which I am speaking, is apt to hold down her claim alone still. Kite is independent, though married, a different thing from being in dependent while unmarried, Follow Miss Endicott to the big wooden shoe factory, wiiere tlie heavy machine* run by steam power make a humming noise audible for rods down tile village street, and you will not find her braitM means the only one of her kind. Tho foremans of the roomful of stitchers, irreverently kuowu as Matt, Learoyd, was the valedic torian of her class in tho town high school a dozn years ago, a woman of quick tongue and a splendid physique, who one duy challenged it bevy of the shopgirls to ago a*-you*;.i." walking match to Boston, twenty v* miles away, and won tho race in very editable time. Look around the room and you will find English girls, Irish girls, Novu Scotians and a large minority, amounting to fully one-third the hundred or so employed, of genuine New England stock : ut: well educated and lieloiigtng to as substantial families as any in town. You can pick out the sister of the county clerk, tho sister of the |>opular clergyman, the daughter of the owner of the factory, one or two retired school teachers, wtl i found factory work more profitable and less wear ing than the young idea, and a bevy of girls in their teens, daughter* ot farmers or tradesmen, who hsve no thought of do mam.mg themselves by sewing on buttons or iMistiiig or stitching for the wherewithal to buv the pretty gowns that make youth Uwntifiil America ui still very democratic in these regions, The shop girls main tain a magazine club and are constant visi tors at the public library. Tins is not in any respect a fancy sketch. Tab* a town like Danvers, one of tho bet ter known of the smaller manufacturing communities, sixteen miles out of Boston, anil too large to retain perfectly the older characteristics. Danvers has 6,000 inhabitants, and half a dozen shops employing some hun dreds of women and girls. A large number of the operatives are foreigners, but another large number are Americans, girls from tlie public schools who have never breathed any atmosphere that would teach them that to “go into the shop” was le-s respect able than to play tennis or go bontiug. Tliose same shoe shops have se *n some of the bitterest lusters’ strikes on record; but the women, though they have strong labor unions of their own in cities the size of l,ynn, are not organized except in benefit associations, in the smaller towns, and do not go oil strike, though they are of course thrown out of work when tile la -tors quit duty. I have not made any inquiries lately,hut some monthsag> > t lie I laughters of Pocahontas and kindred sickness and death benefit societies were gaining in numbers very rapidly among the women all through the shoe towns. Those lodges are officered solely by women, and no men are admitted except by special courtesy to the meetings. The lodges visit ono another with great ceremony from town to town. Tho life insurance which goes with membership is made out for the benefit of husband or children. In the shoe towns a majority of the women operatives are unmarried, the disparity being, however, less than one would ex pect in noil-marrying Now England, owing to the fact that the wives of many, if not most lasters. work in the factory with their husbands The unmarried stitchers are apt to include the best educated women, because these, when they marry at all, marry, as a rule, professional men and leave tho factories, though they mav come back as widows nfter tho lapse or years. The married operatives, as before stat 'd, if less clever in books, are the most self-re liant women in the world. I walked this morning through what, used to lie ten years ngo a strip of rolling meadow land on the isige of a lit tle shoe town. To-day it is laid out in wide streets, bordered with small yel low and white cottages, each with its row of maple trees in front. .Six houses were pointed out to me in succession owned by stitchers in the shoe shops who had become the hankers of their families. 1 beard of ease after case in which the household plenishings of all sorts w ere the property of tho women. English women mid Nova Sco tians are particularly thrifty, even when, as in one instance, there aro thirteen child ren to he looked out for. And what becomes of the children? That is where the mother w ho did exlra duty be fore does the work of two or three women sometimes. There is usually a grand mother or a slsb r who attends to tlie little people whose mother is “in the shop” through the day, hut the making and mending, the baking and boiling that goes on in the morning ami at, night, makes some of the stitchers old before their time. Sometimes the double work is absolutely necessary, sometimes it is dictated by ambi tion to have things ns nice as one’s neigh bor and to get ahead ill the world; some times it is born simply of the tradition that the shoemaker’s wife, just as she used to take home “upjiors" to stitch, before the factory system was fully grown, must now go to tlie factory to stihil them. In any ease it makes a very independent race of women, and sometimes makes husband and wife the best of helpmates, working to gether for the common good, and some times ruins the husband by teaching him to believe that his wife can and must un der all circumstances bring in money as well as run the house. Eliza Putnam Heaton. LIGHZS AND SHADOWS. Some of tho Queor Phases of Life in New York. New York, July 14, —Tho other day I noticed a slightly-built hatchet faced man, iu seedy clothes and a weather-worn straw hat, lounging in the stately gateway of the great .Mills building on Broad street. Ho seemed to have not tiing to do but to gaze listlessly at the bustling scene of hurrying brokers, clerks and messengers and t he long line of calls stretching from the Stock exchange for a bloek or more down tlie street. "Do you know who that is?” asked a prominent broker. “No.” “His name is Baldwin. Ho was once colonel of a regiment and was groomsman for Governo. Sprague of Rhode Island when ho was married to Kate Chase, the daughter of Chief Justice Chase. Housed to be connected in business down here w ith his brother, Barney Baldwin, one of tlie swells of the Tuxedo Park olub.” It was anew illustration of the dramatic vicissitudes that come to men iu Wall street. Once this man nho is dependent upon tlie bounty of relatives or friends whom lie does not hesitate to accost for petty “loans,” was a handsome man, nmi so pi eminent in society that he was tlie host man at the wedding of a governor to a beautiful ami distinguished woman. But though he is now only about 45, tie locks ten years older; the face is sallow and pinched and pimply, suggesting something of Miich the sacred writer of old said, "at the last it stingeth like an adder.” Gov, Sprague himself fell from his social estate partly through undue addiction to the wine cup, quarreled with bis wife, became insanely jealous of her and threat ened to shoot the late Kosroe Conkling, who was t he legal adviser of the daughter of Ins life-long friend, the chief justice. Sprague was a rather picturesque figure in the early days of tlie war, bulimy illusion as to his personality or delusion as to his ca pacity for public life was soon dis pelled, and with hitu his old cronies Htepped down to their nnturnl level. The brother of Gov. Sprague’s old fellow roisterer, Baldwin, was at one time a stock broker in partnership with a rath -r bright fellow namtxl Draper. The late millionaire operator, Baron Woerishoffer, met Draper one night down at long Branch before tlie young fellow had ever dreamed of becoming a stock broker on his own account, and said: “Draper, why don’t you go into business in Wall streetr’ “Why, I haven't money enough to buy a seat in the stock exchange," was tho answer. “Oh, if that is the trouble" said the operator—who had accumulated sli),Oiki,OiX) in daring stock campaigns— "if that is all the trouble l will buy you a seat myself." Me did. It was not the mere effusive talk of a champagne supi>r to lie coldly ignored the next day w hen the blood was less heated. Barou W oermhoffer actually bought a seat in the stock exchange for #30,000 ami presented it to she partner of Barney Baldwin, who is well known in N.'w York siKtiety, while his brother, once a colonel and a handsome beau iu another social world seems to play the rde of Lazarus at the rich man's gate. There are queerer contrasts than this in New York business life One of the most prosperous brokers in the city allows h s old father to black Ik> >ts for a living. He makos no denial of the fu -t, but says that the old man is not titled for any other work, and is better employed than idle. Tint broker Uimelf used to be a uootblack, and rose by sheer force of character and native German shrewdness. Charles Lamb's devotion to his insane sister was one of those instances of self abnegation which art'os a liver lining to the darker and more sinister traits <4 human nature, but it is, perhaps, more than (spialed in some respect..' an in stance of unsolfl.h devotion on tho part of a man in one of tlie ni-titu’ions near New York, such as is rare outside nt the page* ot fiction. It is the case of a man and wife. They livrd lm|>pil>- together, hut bv on* of those strange visitntr ns of late, t a happy wife became insane, Cu es are not ra o where a husband ha* shown devotion to a t insane wild. There are others in which the HIE MORNING NEWS: MONDAY, JULY 16, 188 b. husband has sought to play the role of Mr. Rochester in “Jane Eyre,” and ignore a l.e which he speciously arguod bad been sun dered by a stroke of fate, though in most, if not all, of our states, at least, insanity sob sequent to marriage is regarded ns a disease, and no more a ground for divorce than consumption or any other ailment. But in this ease the husband forsook his home in New York, where he had lived on a small in come received from wealthy parents in Europe, and sought and sen red a position ns bookkeeper in the workhouse close by the insane asylum where his wife was con fined, receiving no salary for his services, and remains there now amid forbidding surroundings simply that he inav be near his stricken wife, who smiles vacantly at him or talks with pathetic volubility and earnestness of her fixed delusions across 1 hat dark mental gull which separates the Gehenna of madness from tue relative Paradise of sanity. His only thought is to soften the blow to hi* wife as much as possible, to ameliorate as far as may lie her sufferings, a pathetic attempt to make the hand of fate seem like velvet j rather than iron. For seven years ho lias remained faithful in his devotion to his mentally dead wife, sepulchred, sotospeak, as a hopeless lunatic in tue cemetery of the mind, an insane asylum, a man not, per haps, endowed with the intellectual quail ties which command the admiration of men, but illumined by unselfish devotion as with a sacred nimbus, A man with a distinctively German caste of features moves quickly along Broadway, his brow <• mtraeted in a ba'tle with some abtruse problem in railroad life, is well known all over this country. It is Albert Fink, the autocrat of the trim’; line pe l. rlo rides on the railroad whirl wind, and directs the iransfsirtation storm. As commissioner of the trunk line pool he has more power t han any one raiload mini in this country. He has full, round features and a large nose, indicating force of char acter, and wears a mustache and chin whiskers. Ho looks a little like “Phil” Armour. Ho came originally from Lauter baeh, Germany, where he was born sixty-one > ears ago. He entered railroad service in iiis “2d year as an assistant engineer on tiie Bal timore and Ohio road in charge of bridge and depot construction westof Cumberland, serving in this capacity four years. Subse quently he was connected as assistant engine t, chief engineer, general superi! l tendent, vice president or commissioner of a number of roods, including tho Baltimore and Ohio, the Nor folk and Petersburg, tlie Louisville and Nasuville, tlie South and North Alaha on, and tlie S uthern railway and steamship association. In June, 1377, he was appointed commissioner of the trunk linos to apportion the per centages of freight to he carried by the members of the railr ad pool, to maintain rates and adjust differences among the roads. The interstate commerce law has modified, but not destroyed, his power. Ho is very courteous to inquirers who under stand the railroad business. Toothers he is abrupt. The late William 11. Vanderbilt, always disliked to talk about railroad mat ters to novices; to others he would talk long and freely. At t imes reporters make Commissioner Fink’s life a burden. On ono occasion after an important trunk line meeting, bo found a small army awaiting him, and he distinguished himself by escaping and sliding down the hall banisters in a wild flight for a private office on the floor below, the first tiu,e on record that a millionaire has performed the brilliant acrobatic feat of sliding down a 50-foot banister, b alla-ted by two big account books, without tumbling from his slippery perch. He carried his point, too. tie got awry from the aston ished reporters. The trunk line meeting had been secret, and he could not divulge the proceedings at that time. He is con sidered a "good fellow” socially. He is worth about $3,000,000, w hich lie made largely from a patent railroad bridge. Oscar Willoughby Riggs. A REMARKABLE FAMILY. Father, Mother and Children Born on Washington’s Birthday. From the Philadelphia North American. Shillinuton, Pa., July 12 —ln this little Berks county village lives Samuel Shilling, a man who first, saw the light of day sixt v nine years ago las! Washington’* birthday. Beginning with the date of his birth, tlie father of bis country has apparently exer cised a watchful care over him all through ins life, as ho on Feb. 23 married a lady who, like him, had sniffed tlie first oxygen on tlie anniversary of the day Washington made his advent. Their first child —a i>oy—was I xirn on Washington’s birthday, exactly one year after their mtirriage. and two years after ward, on the same date, twins—a hoy ami a girl—were added to tlie Washington blessed household. Two years more rolled around, when a little girl— named Emilia— came in with a sharp cry to remind the family that the time had arrived when it would isi lit and proper to again celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the great and only George, and, as though in accord ance with a pi earrangod plan, another pair of twins followed in exactly two years from that date. Mr. Shilling says that lie does not remember of either of liis children ever telling a lie about a liatchet, and lie thinks that there is not another family in America having such cause to remember the annual recurrence of tho date of the birth of the immortal George Washington. He expects to shuttle off this mortal coil oil the same date. Mr. Morton and His Whiskers. kV-ota the Ronton Herald. Nmv York. July ts.—As soon as it be came evident that the ( hieago convention was likely to make Levi P. Morton tho re publican candidate for tho vice presid •nev, and over since the nomination was made, applications at his banking office for photo graph* of him have been numerous. If the callers explained that the/ desired the portrait for publication, or for other campaign pur| uses, a polite clerk responded with a likeness such as lias been widely reproduced in the newspapers, representing Mr. Morton as n clean-shaven gentleman. But visitors who had some special errand witti Mr. Morton, and who wore thereby enabled to get into Ins presence, saw a personage wem inglong, thick side whiskers. Your correspondent suggested to him that lii* counterfeit presentment was so different from the present original tliot. lie might have diffl'ulty iu providing his identity. “Ah, that is just the scheme, don’t you see?” Mr. Morton joeoselv replied. “I shall be able to deny myself to everybody whom I don’t care to talk with, and at th • sapie time I ran produce documentary evi dence of my genuineness to those with whom I wish to talk.” In view of Mr. Morton’s great wealth and the certainty that 1'" will have to defend himself against a horde of strikers, this joke of lus alsnit our* tiling Inm-elf behind tiis w hiskers niigh .almost to* turned into .I serious device. But lie lin-decided to aban don that hirsute retreat ami come out boldly wit.ii his entire face in sight. In ot tor words, he has shaved off Ins whiskers. The js)flrait now familiarized by publication is one taken two years ago, a <l" it is considered excellent. The whisker* worn a tcmjtorarv affair, anyhow, and very likely would have ls*eti sacrificed to hot weather comfort in the alisenee of a nomination to the vice presidency. It is also true that Mr. Morton looks far more statesman like without them. Summer Tariff. The adoption of a summer tariff at the Harnett House, below what ha- heretofore Iss'ii the rule at that excellent hotel, is sure to tie productive of satisfactory results, and indicates the wisd .in of tiu< mnnngeinuia Khuo Fly. A good Fly Kan is a household necessity, and can lie procured from Crockery House of James S. (Silva. A large stock of Water Cooler., ami other summer INDIANA I‘ROSI’ECTS. HOW THE CAMPAIGN IN THAT STATE 13 SHAPING ITSELF. Both Parties Organizing—Harrison Un popular—The Greenback, Labor and Prohibition Vote Dudley at the Front. . From the St. iAruis Republic. Indianapolis, July 10. —TheelTort of the republicans to convince the country that Indiana i. blazing with enthusiasm for Har rison will not work iu the light of day. There Is no enthusiasm for Harrison visible anywborein this state, beyond the member ship of the First Presbyterian church of Indianapolis, of which Harrison is an elder, and the “rat” Journal office, controlled by John C. New. But the lack of enthusiasm for the candi date will not prevent the republicans’from making a determined elf. rt to carry the state. The nomination of Harrison dis played a republican intention to fight for Indiana with all the power and resources at the disposal of tii • g. o. p. The selec tion of ex-pension commissioner Dudley as Harrison’s immediate representative on the executive committee of the national com mittee furnished proof that boodle was to figure extensively in the republican cam paign. It was Dudley, it will lie remem bered, who superintended the distribution of Dorsey’s ‘-bright crisp bills,” when Indiana was deoaucliod in Issij. There is reason to believe th.it debauchery of the .suffrage will lie at temnto ! I.y t lie re publicans again this year. It is fully ex pected by tlie republican inanegers here t hat tlie beneficiaries of the war tariff will put up at least $1,000,000 to “protect” their interests. It. is expected of course that tlie greater portion of this immense corruption fund will lie divided between Indiana und New York, and tlie republican managers here are in high glee, not so much over the pro ikm*i of electing Harrison, hut because of ti.e probability of having an immense fund at their disposal. ORGANIZING FOR WOIIK. The state committee of the two parties are at work. Tlie lepublican committee maintai ted open house since 1884, and in consequence tlie republican organization is in a high state of perfection. The demo cratic committee began work immediately alter the adjournment of th.'N!. Louis con vention, and has now laid tlie foundation for a splendid organizat ion of the state. Air. (’ha: ies L. Jowett of “N w Albany is tlieciiairman of the democratic committee. Ho is an able organizer a id a tireless worker. The executive committee in charge of tho state campaign is composed of tlie following gent lemon: Charles L. Jewett, Isaac I’. Grav. Joseph K. McDonald, C. B. Stuart, J. C). Henderson, J. I’ F auizel and I. I’, ybet tin. An organization of the state by precincts and wards is now in process of perfection. Within a week the committee a ill have the name and address of . very voter in the state, ins p. lilies, his leanings, his whims and his prejudice*. When this list is completed the doub: t'ui voter will he attended to and the distribution of docu ments will actively begin. Poli ies in In diana is an exact science, ih re are so many democrats a .id so many and nothing can divert them as a general rule from their party. The 34,000 voters who are not members of either of the old parties are the fellow s to lie attended to. The deinocrab; are iu excellent condition. The unpopularity of Harrison iu the state is a great assistance to them. The frac tional disputes of iso; arc healed up. In 188(5 tliero were fractional r ovs among the democrats in the fits ,third, fourth, so venth, eighth and twelfth congressional districts. With the exception of the twelfth district tho differences have been adjusted, and it is supposed that the twelfth will be amicably arranged within a few weeks. Tlie campaign on the democratic side will be conducted on the li os of the President’s message. Tho issue of war taxes and an overflowing treasury will be forced to the front. The “British tree trade” racket cannot stampede this state. Happily, the voters who are partisans of neither tho democratic nor republican party are highly educated in tlie loro of politics. TIIE U KEEN BACKERS. The 8,000 greenl ackers are about the best educated meii ill the state. They are posi live. They are readers. They ate to a great extent philosopher*. If some of them are cranky, it is because they are sincere a,id honest m their beliefs. The given bark - ers are tariff reformers to a mau, and they cannot be influenced by the boodle of toe tariff l arons. While the Republic's cor respondent was conversing with ex-Senator McDonald in his law office to-duv, two gray bearded gent lemen entered and hailed “Old Saddlebags” cheerfully. The ex-senator ros * to greet them, and, grasping the older-look ing man of the two bv the hand, ask’d: “How do you feel, Tom?” “Oh,” said Torn, "lamas groat a lunatic as I was in ISTIi, and l am going to meet Ben at the cross-roads this year as I did then.” It was in 187(5 that Harrison delivered a series of speeches in tho stats', in which lie took occa sion o denounce tho greenbackers as a set of “ lunatics.” Tlie second of the two visitors was called George by “Old Saddlebags.” He said in reply to a question: “We intended to run a ticket of our oivu tills year, but tlie nomina tion of lien Harrison by the republicans re moved tho necessity, as we are all going to be democrats for this season, at lea-t. Har rison wants to tax us for building lunatic asylums in which to confine us for main taining our opinions. Wo can hi st reply to Ben by voting tor Clevel md and Thurman, and we are going to do it.” These two greenbackers wore among the most influential members of their party in the state, and the sentiments they uttered were a fair rellctionof the sentiment of the party as a whole in this state. llnrri-on h is at all times, in public and private, lieeii extremely offensive to the greenbackers. Ho has ever been a Wall street man in thiauce a-s lie has lioeji a cor poration mail in general sentiment. He was never aide to discuss tlie finance question with tie' greenbnckers, and on the stump contented him elf with abusing them and calling them lunatics ami cranks. THE LABOR VOTE. Harrison’s attitude toward organized labor has been patterned aftor his hatred of the greenback rs. in oonver.-athm with your correspondent to-day, a district master workman of the Knights of Labor, who shall lie nameless at. his own request, said: “We look upon Harrison ns the greatest enemy ol lalmr iu this country, i have always been a republican. I made speeches for Hotitie four years ago, and the chances arc that if Bin me had been nominated nt Chicago a f. vv weeks ago 1 would make speeches for him again ibis year Bat it is a deli berate insult to ask us to support Harrison, He lias not only been always an enemy ot organized labor, 1 *ut a libelous and offensive enemy. In a few days we ex oct to present affidavits by responsible men to pr vo that in a speech I lei 1 vei l'd :<: Attiea in 1877 Harrison said: ‘The sinker: are outlaws aod revo lutionists. They have no causa to strike; the.v is never cause for a strike. It would lie better for a man to work for 10 emits a day than to strike. .V man can tmv two loaves of bread f. r io cents and good water costs nothing.' (then Harri-ou made this speech i e is Hie paid attorney of u rail road a.ni was trying to influ .’.oa public sontiment iihtici'l inch who had rev Ited against what tuev beliov. and to lie opin e sion "In this city it is no sooret th.it Mr. 11 ir ris.ni urge i ti> ali .olu;,. don of stri ers m 1877. lie said, tint* and again, that he would wnitt the strikers nark o wors at the poml of the bayonet, if he Imd Ills way. But‘Old nine Jeans’ Wi liams was gov ernor ut that tune, ai.d Harrison had not his way. Al.u k you, nosy while Harrison was making t o-e mcc .diary harangues, lie was a hireling m the corjs rulions affected by the s.r.ko. iio was pliaimg for his minte s in th name ot the put lie. "l air son v.Hi leve.v . no viipimrt from oi .r.i. .. and laior i'h •* i IRil labor paoers in the United States, and already 00 per ren-. of them have come out against him. Some four or live, influenced ny the pro tective sentiment of their neighborhood*, nro keepine ‘silent,’ and the others have not been heard from. I have not yet heard of a labor paper declaring in favor of Harri son’s election. You can put it down that the labor vote of Indiana will lte sol.d against Harrison. IT Section' No, we are posted on the protection cry this year. We know that the tariff only protects the monopolists, ami we will no longer serve as cat's pans to pull their chestnuts out of tho tire.’ This is a fair specimen of labor sentiment in this state, and tho labor people east about 8,000 votes. TBE PROHIBITION VOTE. The prohibition element leans largely to ward Harrison, but there is reason to be lieve that they will support their own ticket. Harrison favored submission of a constitutional amendment promoting the liquor traffic to a vote of the people, but of late he ha-., declared in favor of local option and a license high enough to be monopolis tic if not prohibitory. But the prohibition ists are game. Baid one of them, n Fiske and Brooks elector in this state, to your correspondent to-day: "Gen. Harrison is a very respectable gentleman. He is naturally inclined to favor prohibi tion because lie is aware that all lho wors elements of society are arrayed against prohibition, and that tho saloons are the greatest danger that confronts the republic. But we (tile prohibitionists) are looking beyond the present contest. We know that if ibe republican party is defeated by the democrats next November, the republican organization as it stands to-day will have to surrender to the prohibit ionists. This is what we are working for. We propose to whip the republicans into adopting our views, and we behove we can doit. We feel very kindly toward Gen. Harrison per sonally, but foci assured that Fiske and Brooks wili receive 12,000 votes in the stale. With another republican defeat, look out for the merging of the republican and pro hibitionist parties, and then we will sweep tlie democrats from power and the rum shops from tho land.” This very candid exposition of prohibi tionist hopes and aspirations was mad • by one of the most influential prohibitionists in the state. All of which aids in casting light on the political situation. A material for fastening knives or forks into their handles is much needed. The best cement which is used for this pur pose is made by melting one pound of colo phony, bought of any druggist, and eight ounces of sulphur. It may be kept in a bar or reduced to powder. Take one part of the powder and mix with iron tilings, fine sand or brick dust, and fid the cavity of tne handle, heat, the stem of the handle, then heat the stem of the knife or fork and insert, when cold it will be found to be Arm in its place. MEDICAL. Be Sure If you have made up your mind to buy Hood's Sarsaparilla do not be induced to take any other. A Boston lady, whose example is worthy imitation, tells her experience below: “In one store where I went to buy Hood’s Sarsaparilla the clerk tried to induce me buy their own instead of Hood's; he told me their’s would last longer; that I might take it on ten To Get days’ trial; that if I did not like it I need not pay anything, etc. But he could not prevail on me to change. I told him I had taken Hood's Sarsaparilla, knew what it was, was satisfied with it, and did not want any other. When I began taking Hood's Sarsaparilla I w-as feeling real miserable with dyspepsia, and so weak that at times I could nardly Hood’s stand. 1 looked like a person in consump tion. Hood's Sarsaparilla did me so much good that I wonder at myself sometimes, and my friends frequently speak of it.” Mrs. Ei.la A. Goff, 61 Terrace Street, Boston. Sarsaparilla Sold by all druggists, ; six for £5. Prepared only by C.J. HOOD A CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass. IQO Doses One Dollar SUMMER It KSORT9. FIFTH AVENUE HOTEL, MADISON SQUARE, NEW YORK. Hitcilicoclc, Darling: fe Cos. r |' , lIE Fifth Avenue is the largest,best appointed I and most liberally managed hotel in New York. Its location. Madison Square, is tit** .uost delightful in the city. It is also tlr* most conven ient to amusements, art galleries, libraries, sl ops, and other places of interest and of busi ness. Hiram Hitchcock, formerly St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans. La. A. B. Darling, form erly Battle House, Mobile. Ala. FALQI IKK WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, FAUQUIER COUNTY. VIRGINIA. 1 SHIFTY-SIX miles south of Washington, on Virginia Midland Division of Piedmont Air IJne. OjKm for guests from June l.to Doc. 1. Gas, electric boils, hot ami cold baths on each floor. Most complote and boat furnished brick hotel in the South. Circulars at Butler's Pnar mucy, Bull and Congress streets. H. CABELL MADDUX, Manager. NEW YORK HOTELS. THE BRISTOL, 4 SELECT FAMILY HOUSE, 11th street, 1 V near Fifth avenue; well furnished rooms, with or without board. Ladies traveling alone or with children receive careful attention. Low est rates in New York to permanents. IIOTEEs. THE MORRISON HOUSE, (CENTRALLY located, on line of street oars, J offers pleasant south rooms, with excellent bard, at lowest summer rates. Transient $7 to $9 per week, Including a trip to tin* seaside. With new baths, sewerage and ventilation per fect, the sanitary condition of the house is of the Best Corner Broughton and Drayton streets, opposite Marshall House. I* R 01*08 A ! .'■*. PROI’OSAi S FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES. vJKALKI* l’H< *R( s \Ls for furnishing the i ’ public schools with auppliev during the school j ear IBBt> V 9, will Be receives 1 by the Com mittee on Suj>di*fk until Sept. I. IK-'B. Supplies .u the following kind are required: Slat miters' supplies. Douse Furnishers' supplies, t *oal. Wood. Printing. Information in regard to quantity And quality of supplies called for can be had, on Application, at ilie office of the Board of Education, Chat ham Academy. Bull street, lietweon the hours of 9 and 10 o'clock, a. m. , and of 4 and 6 o'clock, p. m. Supplies to be furnished, from time to time, on requisition as occasion may require. Proposals to be addressed to the < ’hairmnn of Committee on Supplies, No. 50 GASTON STREET. 'l’tu* Committee reserves the right to r G*ct all hid*. JOHN R. F. TATTNALL, Chairman. Oufh k of CoMMisiooNxrte Public Phiniino, i Ati.a.ntv. Ga.. July Cti.lK*'s. ♦ cK.M, hpro|t sms todo t.ue Public Print.nz for the Slate tor the ensuing two yem h from August 7t . will be received by the Coiiiuu of Public Printing at the office of the S eretary of Star - m Atlanta, Ga , for t hirty Gi)i days from thiv date Tlio commis sionem reserve the right, under the law, to re Ject any and all lu Is. For stipulations, c u unis and re<iuirements, appiv t • the Secre tary of Siae. Atuo:ta. G . Ni . BAH'.'I.TT, s*‘C’y of Slat*. W A WUl'Urr. Comp General, R U HaP.PI'DIAS. Tran. ir*r, Coiurm..,ioittr f HuU’i'- I'nubtig. MARRIAGES. A LTI K O'BYRNE.—Married at the Cathe dral on the 3rd iust., bv the Vr*ry Rev. Edward UatTerty. Mr. Heniiv R. A:-tick and Miss Marie K. O'Bviine, daughter of Judge D. A. O'Byrne. No cards. FU N ERA la i N V I! A UIO NS. McMAIION. The friends and acquaintance of Mr. and Mrs. James J. McMahon, are inviiad to attend the funeral services of the latter, at the Uathedral of St. John the Baptist TiilS M< iRNINO at 9:30 o'clock. Solemn high nv ss of requiem. The funeral will leave residence at 9 o'clock. MEETINGS. liehVl.lt LODGE SO. 9, I. O. O. F. A regular meeting wifi be held THIS (Monday) EVENING at * o'clock, sun time. The Second Degree will be conferred. Members of other Lodges and visiting brothers are cordially invited to attend. By order of R >BT. M. HICKS, N. G. John Riley, Secretary. RAILROAD LOW AS&OI I VTIO.Y. Th* fifty-ninth regular meeting of the Rail road Loan Association will be held THIS (Monday) EVENING, at 8 o'clock at Guards' Armory. WILLIAM ROGERS, President. H. C. Cunningham, Secretary. SPECIAL. NOTICES. Advertisement* inserted under “.Special Notices" will be chanjed 31 00 a Square each insertion. COPARTNERSHIP NOTICE. Mr. W. D. KRENSON is this <lay admitted into the firm of J. D. WEED X CO. J. D. WEED & CO. The business will continue under the same name as before. J. D. WEED & CO., Savannah. July 16, 1888. 3t. TITLE GUARANTEE AND LOW COM P WY. Office of ) The Title Guaranth: and Loan Company. } Savannah, Ga., July l*>th, 1.888. j The Fourth installment is now due M. J. SOLOMONS, Treasurer. CHATHAM REAL ESTATE AND IM PROVEMENT COMPANY. July 13 th, 1889. The Board of Directors have this flay declared a dividend of TWO DOLLARS a share, pay able on and after the 2<>th INST. M. J. SOLOMONS, Sec'y and Treas. NOTICE TO STOt lv HOLLERS Metropolitan Savings and Loan Company. A third dividend of per centum has been de clared from the earnings of this company, pay able at the company's office, on and after Juiy 16._ READY-.MIXEI> PAINTS. The celebrated F. W. Devoe & Co.'s READY MIXED PAINTS are conceded to be the best manufactured. The most satisfactory testimo nials can be produced by those who have used the paint that it is superior to all other. It gives a beautiful finish, preserves the wood, and is put up in quantities suitable to all classes of purchasers. E. J. KiEEFER. A NATIONAL BLESSING. Dr. ULMER'S LIVER CORRECTOR accom plishes all that is claimed for it. It has been thoroughly tested by some of our citizens, and pronounc' and decidedly superior to any other Liver medicine before the American people. It is rapidly displacing the various remedies that have flooded the country for years. We have used it and can recommend it to the Afflicted as possessing great virtue. Col. F. R. FILDES, Editor Weekly Constitution. Monticello, Fla. I consider ULMER'S LIVER CORRECTOR invaluable as a family medicine: Alderman DAVID WELLS, Savannah, Ga. SPORTINO GOODS. American and English ITanr merless Guns. English and German Breech and Muzzle Loaders. Single and Double Barrel Boys’ Guns. Smith & Wesson Pistols. Winchester and Colt Rifles. At Rot tom Prices. Palmer Bros FOOD PRODUCTS. Forest City Mills. -A-isriD cj r i r r s. Its full product is disposed ofevery day, insuring freshness and sweetness of these all im portant articles of food, and to be obtained in no other way in a climate where every thing deteriorates so rapidly. MJaisMtai. ; (J PROPRIETORS. GROC ERltt. F li U IT! Peaclies, JVLelorxs and Grapes FOR KVKRYBODV, FOR BALE BY A. H. CHAMPION, 151 Congress btroet. EXCURSIONS. Olieiip Itatejs --FOR THE— litaFFEicaiun —AT— ST. SIMONS ISLAND. The Savannah, Florida and Western railway will sell tickets to Brunswick for the Military Encampment on St. Simon's Island, Groo<i to Return until July 525, at the fol lowing prices: SINGLE TICKETS, $3 OO Eac±L. Parties of 25 or more on one ticket, $2 OO Eacli. Parties are being made up at Bren’s office, 2} Bull strqyt. WM. P. HARDEE, General Passenger Agent. DRY GOODS, ETC. DANIEL HOGAN talons fslits! FOR To-Day and During Hie feet. 100 pcs. Plaid India Linen at Btc; reduced from 12 2c. 100 pcs. Figured Organdy Muslin at Bjc; reduced from U\c. 100 pcs. Check Nainsook at 85c; reduced from 12sc. 100 pcs. Check Nainsook at 10c; reduced from 15c. 100 pcs.Printed India Linen at 63c; reduced from 12-Ac. 50 pcs. Printed Organdy Muslin, slightly damaged, at G?c; formerly sold at 122 c. 500 Boys’ Suits at prices regardless of cost. 300 Misses' Gingham aDd Seersucker Suits at one-third former price. We will open toward the end of the week 100 dozen of those Ladies' Undergarments at 20c. In this lot will be found Night Dresses, Chemises, >kirts, Drawers and Corset Covers. Every article will be found really worth twice the price. Full linos of Fast Black liosier'yfor ladies and misses. Should the color fade or stain the feet the money will be re funded. Everything marked in plain figures. DANIEL HOGAN, RAILROADS. Tybee Island. SAVANNAH AMJTYBEE RAILWAY. r PIME TABLE in elleot on and after JULY I 15, 1888: STANDARD TIME. Lv Savannah. 0:30 am. Ar Tyb*e 10:30 a in Lv Savannah. 2:30 p m, Ar Tybe 3:30 p iu Lv Savannah. 0:10 p m, Ar Tyboe 7:00 p m Lv Savannah. 8:30 pm, Ar Tybee. ... 0:20 p in Lv Tybee. ... 7:ooam, Ar Savannah 7:slam Lv Tybee. ..12:05 pm, Ar Savannah 1:05 pm Lv Tybee 4:sopm, Ar Savannah 5:45pm Lv Tybee . 7:15 pm, Ar Savannah 8:05 pm Lv Tybee. . 9:10 p ni, Ar Savannah 10:30 pm All the above trains leave savannah from Savannah and Tybee Railway Depot, iu yard of S., F. & W. Ry. AUGUSTA AND TYBEE SPECIAL CANNON BALL TRAIN Will leave Augusta very Sunday at 0:00 a. m , arrive at Tybee 11:iu a. m. Returning leave Tybee nt 5:40 j. m . arrive at Augusta 11:35 p. m. WAY CROSS AND TYREE SPECIAL CANNON BA LL TRAIN. Will leave Way cross every Sui day at 4:55 a. m., arrive at Tybee 10:30 a. m. Retiming leave Tybee 5:10 p. m., arrive at Wnycmssat 10:55 1*. m. FAMILY EXCURSIONS EVERY TUESDAY and FRIDAY at reduced rates. Music daily by full Rrtuui R ind and Sacred Music oil Sumlaj s. Tickets on sale at depot ticket fflce half hour before leaving time ot trains: also at J. B. Fer nandez scigar store, corner Bull and Brought-m streets, at. Levi .1. Gazan s cigar store, Pulaski Ibni-so, and at the C oast Line railway depot. Passengers must be provided with tickets. r be prepared to pay the conductor 200. extra for neglecting to do so Freight only rweiverl for and transported by 9:30 a. m. and 2:30 p. m trains daily (Sundays excepted). All freight must bo delivered at depit THIRTY CD) MINUTES In-fotv departure of these trains, and freight money prepaid be for® shipment. D. G. PURSE. CIIAS. COLLINS. lYsid*rF Superintendent.^ TUI NSI>. JK 30 DAYS’ TRIAL. ernim oih<w, is ctp *hpe. it“ .djui-tlng null In center, wwj oml p .nitonsofthebod j.“ . inn tiio cm presses O ac testlnea Just/jS fon Poes with the finger. "'J, An i radu* 1..- HemlsTsh. Id securely dsy and night, and . euro car’.ala Uneasy, rtumhln.mj cheap- 'J- ~t bl.vujs.rs lrug. pfcmmi* TKI bs CO.. CMcM. i’AINTS AND Oil.'. JOHN G. BUTLER. U'lllTK LEADS, COLORS, OILS, <JLA*|| VARNISH, ETCj READY mlu-“ FAINTS. RAILROAD, STEAMER AND MlUj SUl*l‘Lira, BASHES, DOORS, BLINDS BUILDERS' HAKDWAUE. Hole Asoul LADD LIME, C ALI INED BLABIEB. MINT, HAIR and LAND BLASTER. 140 Congress u*ei and 13k St Julian rt"’** Savannah, <*.