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C|c|Tltinuii§ nchjs Morning News Building, Savannah, Ga. SATURDAY. MAY 18, 1889, Registered at the Postoffice in Savannah. The Morning Srrs is published every Gay ir. the year, and Is surved to suoscnbers in the ci at 25 cents a week. SI 00 a month, So 00 t or 6ii months and $lO 00 for one year. The Morning Nswj, by nail, one month, $1 00; three months, $2 50. six months. $5 uO: one year, $lO 00. . The Moruino News, by mail, six time* a week (without Sun lay issue , three months, $2 00; tlx months. $4 00; one year S-03. The Morning News, Tri-W eekly, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, or Toes lays, Thurs days and Sat urdays, three months. $1 £5; sit ■ninths, 1- 50; one year, $5 00. The St-nda Y News, by mail, one year, $2 00. The Wisely News, by mail, one year. $1 25. Subscriptions payable in advance. Remit by postal order, check or registered letter. Cur rency sent by mail at risk of renders. 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LOUIS— Kelson Chesman A 00, 1127 Pine street ATLANTA— Moaning News Bureau, 8)<; Whitehall street Macon— Daily Telegraph Office, 697 Mulberry streeh JACKSONVILLE- Mornino News Bureau, Hubbard's Block. INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISEMKNt£^ Meetings Savannah Branch Southern Travelers Association. Special Noticeb —Have You Tried Egg Phos phate at Heidt's; Heidt’s Fine Confections; Dr. 8. A. White to be Absent ; Full of Bargains, Lindsay A Morgan's Store; Notice to Con tractors, A. S Eichoerg, Architect; Prospectus of the Insurance and Savings Department of Title Guarantee and Loan Company; Points for Good Livers, J. J. Reily,lmporter and Specialist. A Lovely Sail—By the Steamer Governor Bafford. Legal Notice— Application for Incorporation of Dime Savings Bank. New South Stove—Cornwell A Chipman. Auction Sale—A Very Desirable Residence, by C. H. 1 orsett. Summer Resorts—Sttwanee Sulphur Springs, Buwanea County, Florida, W. Scoville, General Manager. Important to Contractors— E. H. Mote, Leesburg, Fla. Steamship Schedule—Ocean Steamship Com pany. Baby Carriages, Etc—Lindsay & Morgan. Cheap Column Advertisements Help Wanted; Employment Wanted; For Rant; For Sale; Lost; Personal; Miscellaneous. So far as is known, Gen. Boulanger has made no arrangements for attending the Paris exposition. Gov. Foraker’s friends, it is said, are try ing to force him to agree to accept a renomi nation for governor of O lio. If they can convince him that there is no other good office iu sight for him they will probably succeed. Phil Daley, the noted New York gambler, who had an encounter with a group of “badgers” in New York some months ago, Is reported to be quite ill. It is said that he has aged rapidly since the encounter in question, and that financial troubles have contributed largely to this result. His friends foar that he will be stricken with paralysis. Ho has been taken to his cottage at Long Branch. Mrs. Langtry is going to Europe next month, aad it is said that she will remain away from her adopted country two year*. She intends to dispose of soraa of the more cumbersome of her stage scenery and prop erty, and the sale will take place iu New York May 28. In addition to losing Mrs. Laugtrv fortwoyears, it is highly pro able that this country will lose Mr. Freddy Geb bardt also for that length of time. It will survive the less, however. A queer accident occurred in Columbus, 0., the other day. A barber was shaving a customer, when a negro child fell from t ie window of a room above the barber shop, and in the fall it struck the window sash bentath, breaking several panes of glass. The barber was so greatly startled that he jumped suddenly, and as he did so his razor took off a part of his customer’s nose, as well as a part of one of his own fingers. It is very gratifying to learn that Presi dent Harrison is in the habit of asking, “What did Cleveland do!’’ when he is urged to pursue a particular course. Mr. Cleve land left a record that President Harrison could study with a great deal of benefit to himself and to the country. The President will have to part with some of bis republi can notions if he follows Mr. Cleveland’s examples, but he will be none the worse oil for that. It is currently rumored in Washington that the President has decided to appoint law partner and Attorney General William Henry Harrison Miller to the supreme bench to fill the vacancy c iused by the death of Justi e Matthews; that Secretary of the Interior Noble will Lie male Attor ney General, aud that First Assistant Poit inaster General Clarkson, “in recognition of the splendid services ho rendered his party last fall,” will bo male Socrotary of the Interior. This would be on a line with the President’s policy of provi Jfcig for his former law ] artners, his family connec tions, and the people who were rather diS credi ably connected with last fall’s repub lican campaign. Queen Victoria is not in a vory pleasant frame of mind over the coining visit to Buckingham palace of the Shah of Po: sia. The shah is going to remain there nearly n mouth, and as ho will be accompanied bv a ■ site of sixty-fire persons, too expanse of entertaining him aud his crowd will not bs light— in fact, it i-. estimated t i.v. it will bo not less tnau $135,0X1. As the s ab will be a state guest, the Marq ris of Halisbury has bee.isouudoda.tu whether or i.ot theg ivorn meut should pay the greater part of the #*- petniee,o The queen b.s a rather economical turn of uitud, u far a• ho uers ml ntfairs are oo earned, and dou title s she wishes devoutly that li e shah would make his visit •burl. The shorter it ie the bolter sue will he pleased. Savannah’s Chances. For $50,000 Savannah can have another great raiiroad within a year. Are her business men willing to contribute that araou .ti If they are not they lack the business sagacity and the spirit of enter prise for which they have a reputation. A few weeks ago when it was fullv un derstood that the railroad that is being built from Macon into Florida was injuring Savannah’s business, and whin there was no immediate prc*- pect cf Savannah’s getting a raiiroad that would bring tack to her the trade of the territory that had been invaded by the Macon road. Savannah's buttress men displayed an estcustaam and an earn estness in behalf of a railroad uno south west Georgia that was sxtremely gratify ing, and justified the eottclttsioa that they had at last awakened to the importance to the city of mere rai'.r ai facilities. The Savannah, Amends and Mont gomery railroad is ready to cotne to Savan nah, and it will come here if it gets the least bit of encouragement. It will give Savan nah anew rail coaneotio.i with Southwest Georgia and another with Atlanta. It will also give her a direct rail connection with Montgomery aad the west. At Montgomery it will connect with the Louisville and Nashville railroad, and give that great cor poration an outlet on the South Atlantic seaboard. A glance at the map will show that the Savannah, Americus and Montgomery road will be of the greatest benefit to this city. It will assure her a greater trade from the southwestern portion of the state than she has over yet enjoyed from that section, and it will bring to her a largo western business. Are not the benefits which Savannah is certain to obtain from this road worth far more to her business men than $50,005? If the $50,000 proposition be viewed in any light, particularly in a business light, it appears to be an exceedingly good one for Savannah to accept. The sum is small—exceedingly small—in comparison with the value of the returns which it promises. Without the Savannah, Americus and Montgomery railroad Savan nah cannot help losing businoss that is largo and profitable. With that railroad she wdl not only retain the trade she has, but she w ill recover what she has lost, and bosi le3, she will get a great deal of new trade. The business men of Savannah can make no better investment than that offered by the Savannah, Americus and Montgomery road. It will repay team the money they donate to get it many times over. Every merchant and real estate owner should lend a helping band in raising the sum needed. They will all be benefited, and, hence, all should render what assistance they can. There may be some who will refuse to assist, not because they do not believe that the railroad will benefit the city, but be cause they exp'ct otters to do what they ought to help to do themselves. They want to get something for nothing. They are ready to enjoy the advantages that the railroad will bring, but are unwilling to bear any part of the burden which must be borne to secure it. The only way to make Savannah a great and prosperous city is for her citizens to work earnestly and harmoniously together in her behalf. If they will only pull to gether enthusiastically they can raise in a day or two the $50,00 ) needed to bring’ the Savannah, Americus and Montgomery rail road to her wharves. Seeking Florida's Surplus. A rather curious bill was introduced into the Florida legislature the other day. It may be that s m> of the members thought it was intended for a joke when they heard it real for the first time. Doubtless thov have found out that there is no joke in it. It provides that the stats shall pay the counties the expenses they incurred in maintaining quarantine last summer. If this bill were to became a law the tax rate would have to be increased considerably. At least 8200,000 would be required to meet its requirements. It is not easy to understand the grou and upon which the state is asked to pay these quarantine bills. The state did not author ize the counties to estiblish quara tinos, and, i.i fact, the stale would have been a great deal better iff if there had been less interruption of business a.d travel by quarantine regulations. In many i,- stances quarantine was unnecessary, an i accomplisnol no good. It kept the people alarmed and unfitted them for occupation or business of a.iy kmd. But the counties that established quaran tine regulations did so to protect themselves. Do they want the counties that suffered ftom the fever to help pay them for guard ing thenuelves? The counties that escaped the fever ought to be thankful that they did so at such a small cost. Those that were afflicted with it would have gladly paid almost any sum for quarantine if they could have kept the fever outside of their limits y that means. It will be a good while b-foro any county gets from the sla o what it paid for sup porting a quarantine, and if a county were required to show that its quarantine was effective before it could get the cost of the same, it is pretty certain that it would never get anything. Miss Sybil Sanderson, the young lady who made so decided a hit in Paris musi cal circlos the other day, is a daughter of the late Chief J ustice Sanderson of Cali fornia. From childhood she is said to have had dreams of brilliant success as a vocal ist. The training of her voice was begun when she was quite young, and she has been a favorite pupil of Jules Massenet of Paris for some years. Her instructor says thvt she is a second Nilsson. In figure she Is petite, and the public is informed t.at her complexion is beautifully clear, that sho has great expressive eyes and a wealth of dark brown huir, and that her mauner is vivacious, all of which sounds as if it might liava been taken from a description of a heroine of a novel. The New York Tribune is very much afraid thut the bauque of the Youug Men's Democratic Club of New York to Mr. , Cleveland May 37 will bo the opening of a Cleveland canvass for the democratic nomi- | natin in 18(13. TLo Tribune probably knows that Mr. Cleveland would l>e stronger j in 18(13 than bo was last year, and it cer tainly knows that if he should he elected j again Mr. Whitelaw Reid would not ro- Biaiu long in Purls. Mrs. Caroline 11. Window, who prefixes “Dr.” to her name, stated in a lecture in \N aslii gton the other evouiug that cigar ettes were causing more injury to health an eg men in tuls country than ail of the alcoholic drinks consumed, The cigarette lima good deal to answer for in this direc tion, but it t* possible that Mu, Winslow is mistaken in her statement. THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY, MAY IS, 1889. The Water Problem. The proposition pending before the city council to increase the water rates for the purpose of getting an amount of money necessary to construct works to supply the southern part ot the city with water, does not apparently meet with general ap proval. The revenues from water now largely exceed th* cost of maintaining the water works. If the water rates bear un equally upon the people, then they ought to be so changed that there would be no reasonable ground for complaint. It may not be possible to so fix the rates that the tax will be in proportion to the amount of water used, bat rates that will accomplish that object can be pretty closely approxi mated. The preposition of Dr. Falligant, relative to water works in the southern part of the city, seems to be a fair one, and if there is no legal objection to it there does not ap pear to be any reason why it should not be adopted. It is to issue water works bonds, and to pay the interest on them out of the water revenues derived from the section of the city supplied by the new works. Doubt less the same rates that are iu force at present, if adopted for the southern section of the city, would maintain the new works and meet the interest on the bonds. There is no reason why new works should be very expensive. Why could not the small pump at the present works bo utilized for the now works ? Will there be any need of two pumps at tho present works when works are established in the southern sec tion ? If an accident happens to the pump at the presont work? tha one in the new works could supply the city until the damage was repaired. The suggestion that the new works be placed on the Springfield plantation does not appear to be a good one. Why place the works so far away from where the water is to bo delivorod? It may be said that a site anywhere near tha place of delivery woul l cost a great deal of money. The chances are that a site in a good situation could be obtained for a very reasonable price. The difference between the price of a site on the Springfield plantation and ont between West Broad and Habersham streets, and not farther south than Anderson street, would not be very great. If the city owns a site on the Springfield plantation it could be sold. The proceeds would go a long way toward paying for a more eligible site. But even if a largo price were paid for a site in the section in which the water is to be delivered would it not bo cheaper than a distant site? It will cost much less to fores the water a short distance tbaa a long one. If the works were located on the Spring field plantation the cost of suoplying the water from that point would ba so much greater than from a near-by point that it would be economy to purchase a s.te os close as possible to the section in which ths water is to be distributed. The water supply question is one that re quires careful study. If conclusions that are not based upon careful investigation and the best obtainable information are acted upon the probability is that costly mistakes will be made. There is one thing that the council can accept as certain, and that is that any con siderable increase in the water rates will ba met with strong protests Public senti ment, however, will sustain vig rous regu lations against willful waste of water. There is no doubt that a great deal of water is un necessarily wasted. Pointers for 1892. The New York Press has obtained the opinions if the edito sof some of the lead ing democratic newspapers of the country as tc who the democratic candidate for President in 1892 will probably be, and if these opinions represent party sentiment fairly, Mr. Clevelan 1 would bo renominated with a rush if the nomination were to be made at this time. Next to Mr. Cleveland in popularity is Gov. Hill, but with some of the editors Mr. Whitney, Gen. Palmer, and Mr. Carlisle are favorites. While the answers to the question of the Press were ;ot very numerous, they came from every section of the country. There ars two or three things in the an swers worth calling attention to, the most important of which is that tariff reform does not seem to have lost its bold uron the people by having been defeated last fall. On the contrary, it appears to have gained in favor. Its advocates are as enthusiastic over it as ever, they believe in it as earnestly as ever, and with excellent opportunities to feel the pulse of the people on this question, the editors report that it will be the controlling issue in 1893. One newspa per published in Indianapolis thinks, how ever, that the tariff issue may be overshad owed, if the republicans in congress pass the election iaw for congressmen which has been proposed. Another interesting point is that the western democrats are willing to assist in renominating Mr. Cleveland, but if Mr. Cleveland should not be a candidate again, they want a western man. Of course it is too early to speak with much confidence concerning the probable democratic nominee. The nominee may be a man who to-day is not very prominent in the party. The expressed opiniens are probably a fair indication of democratic choice at this time, however, and they show that Mr. Cleveland has lost nothing in the estimation of the people by defeat. Chief Justice Fuller’s daughter, who eloped recently with a young Chicagoan named Aubrey, is not as wise as her father, nor is young Aubrey as knowing as bis pa ternal ancestor. The other day a sleek looking young fellow went to the Aubrey house and told the young wife that there w as at the custom home, addressod to her self, a package from Paris containing eos'ly vases, the charges upon which amounted to 814 98, and that the charges must be paid at cncc, or there would he additional ex pense. Mrs. Aubrey handed over to the young fellow all the money the had, about $5, and when her husband came home she easily persuaded him t > Ist her have $lO more. When Aubrey pater came iu, how ever, he created wild consternation in the breast of the couple by telling them that they had been “taken in” by n sharper. The old man seemed to think it was a capi tal joke, and as ho is said to furnish most of the money for the young couple to have a good time on, bis philosophical way of takiug the matter is to be admired. Idaho and Wyoming territories, it is said, are preparing to knock at the door for ad mission into the uuion as states. There is one thing they will have to do, however. They will have to give totter proofs that thov will keep in the republican column ihuii Montana gave before a republican oongrevs will admit them. (Senator Hampton's assertion the other day, that toe southern people were neither traitor* nor rebels, has givsn the northern warriors who have ilou* all of Uisi fight lug since the war something to talk e trout. CURRENT COMMENT. Wouldn't It. Though? From he Philadelphia Timet (Ind.) Montana will have a aemoc.-atic state consti tution if it does come into the union under a republican administration. Its newly elected constitutional convection is democratic by five atarmy. What a joke it would be if Montana should elect democratic senators. Didn’t Win Fame That Way. From the Pittsburg Dispatch (Rep.) Gen Butler's declaration that he would prove Admiral Porter guilty of cowardice if he could get the logbook of the Harriet lane, is a good unm , proverbial ”1 could prove it, too. if old Bin Jones was alive.” We do not think that the general won fame and fortune as a criminal lawyer by telling what be could prove if he could omy get hold of the evidence. Afraid of Mr. Cleveland. From the Philadelphia Record <Dem.) Grover Cleveland, though he has man aged to slip out of public life and into private business without the least fuss or ostentation, and though he goes about his affairs as quietly as any of us, still rema ns to the apprehensive minds of republican editors a terrible bogy. They are afraid they have not seen the last of him in his quality ass democratic leader. Who is to Bear the Blame? From the Richmond Dispatch (Dent.) Just in proportion as the negro attempts to dominate in government matters or arrogate to himself social equality will he be driven out of sympathy with the weites, and toward an iso lation which means for him misery, starvation, and retrogression in every sense. The present generation of southern whites has much less sympathy for the negro than the one that pro ceeded it. For this the northern negro lovers are responsible, and they would do well to pon der the averment before another generation comes along. BRIGHT BITS. Saugbones—You seem to be fairly fascinated with that skeleton in the corner. What makes you look at it so intently! Patient (starting)—Ob, nothing—l was won dering if it was one of your patients. Troy Press. Vicarious.—(On the underground railway.)— Irascible Old Gentleman i who is just a second too iatej—Confound and ! and air Stranger i wno feels the same, but dares not express it)-Ob, thank you so much:- Punch. NoTHHia New.—Adorer (nervously)—lsn’t that your father s step on the stairs' Sweet Girl—Y'es, but don’t mind that; it’s only a scare. He won t come down. He always stamps around that wav when I sit up with young men after 11 o’clock.—Veto York Weekly. "I SHALL accept your invitation to the fair gentlvmen,” remarked Gen. W. T. Sherman, "if there will lie ” "Never fear, general.” responded the spokes man, "we have made arrangements to have 200 kissable girls at your side c nstantly." "Very well, then, I'll be there.’’— Minneapolis Tribune. At the Berlin conference: Chairman Bis marck—Well, gentlemen,the question before the question, 1 believe, is Samoa. The Commission (unanimously) Samoa what? Cnairman— Samoa beer, of course. Here waiter. (Loud laughter in the galleries.)— H ashington Critic. He—Y T ou're always growling about ths lodge. She— O, no. The lolge is well enough. He—Well, my late hours, then. She—l don't car* about that, even, but it does annoy me to get up to let you in and find the milkman at the door. It’s rather embarrassin - —Detroit Advertiser. After the Horse Show.—Mr. Mannerborn—l thought your new chestnut filly. Miss Newgold had a pedigree. Miss Newgold (who is not quite up in horse flesh) —Oh. no. indeed, Mr. Mannerborn. Thr dealer warranted him sound, and, besides papa would never have bougat him if there had been a ivbin- the matter with him, you know.—Bo - ton Beacon. Nor a Novelty.— “ John, Mr. Jackson ha bought a phonograph." “Is that so?" “Yes. You ought to see it. It repeats everything that's told to it.” “I don’t see how Edison got a patent on it ’’ “Why not?" “Because it’s no improvement on you women.”— Chicago Herald. Judge— You say the prisoner threw you out of the door. Had you provoked him? Plaintiff—Not at all. He advertised an an usuaily fins bargain sale of laces, and I went in and as ed him for the lowest figure on a pair ot shoe laces. Judge—Prisoner is discharged. Mr. Clerk swear out a warrant against plaintiff and have tm arrested for criminal assault.— Harper' Bazar. Destroying a Fine Moral.— Uncle Clearwater (noted temperance apostle, on a visit to his nephew, looking out of parlor window)—What a flue building that is across the way I Nephew—Yes, yes; but the owner built it out of th blood, the aches and groans of his fellowmen; out of the grief of crying children and the woe of wailing women. Uncle Clearwater—Ah! A ruin seller, of course: Yes, yes I Nephew—Oh, no; he’s a dentist.— Toronto Grip. PERSONAL. A c.OLD CROWN, worth $25,000, has been sent to Vienna by the Austro-Hungarians of Buenos Ayres. It is to be placed on the coffin of the 0.-own Prince Rudolf. Mr. Parnell says the reason he was go cool on the witness stand was because he had noth ing to hide. "I had merely,” he added, “to answer the questions put to tne by the lawyers.” The Phah or Persia has left Teheran for St. Petersburg, lie crossed the frontier of Djoulta On his arrival o i Russian soil he was welco ned bv a body of Russian nobles. A detachment of Cossao is was detailed toact as a guard of Honor to the shah. Paul du Chaillu, the veteran explorer, has been living like a native in native villages around Tangiers. and is so impressed with toe world's ignorance of the true character of the Moors, that he is going back to spend several winters with them, aud write a book The study of Gustave Eiffel, engineer and architect of the big tower at Paris, is a regular curiosi y shop. In it are to be seen any num ber of queer inventions and outlandish relics. He has a Buddhist shrine that is over 500 years old and a sixteenth.century figure of St. John Mrs. Roscoe Cokklino owns a necklace de signed by Napoleon 1. It is very exquisite in workmanship, the enameling being famous for its brilliancy. He personally supervised its manufacture. After his death it was said to have found its way to this country, where It was purchased by Mr. Conkling. Gen. Butler said to a Washington newspaper man a few days ago: “I have had all kinds of abuse and lam used to it. I have been called everything—everything,” he added, with an added slant to bis left eye lid, “except a fool, and no one ever called me that.” Ha came very near deserving that appellation when he reopened his war on Admiral Porter. The most famous of the Parisian leaders of the "claque.” a regular institution in Preach theaters, is M. Fournier, a cultural, clever man, in middle life. He is a millionaire, keeps his carriage, has a line country house and wields a wide influence In various directions. Heisoora mandarin-chief of the hirsd applauders at the op-ra, at tae Opera Comique. the (Jhatelet, the Foil*'. Wramatique, the Nouveautes, the Am bigu, the Cluny and the Dejazet. Mns. Cleveland is soon to be the recipient of an elegant souvenir in the shape of an album containing the autographs of the members of the Authors’ club of New York, spread upon leaves of the finest parchment The signatures were collected through theefforts of Dr. Edward Eggleston, and the book has been artistically bound by one of the most skillful bookbinders in the country It is to be presented to Mrs. Cleve land In reiutmbranc* of the courtesies she ex tended to the authors w hile she w as living in the white house. Spkaeinq of his father's physical recreations. Herbert Gladstone says in the Birmingham Times: 'Tie used to be chiefly fond of rowing, riding and shooting, bul during the last twenty or twenty five years he has hud to give up those forms of exercise, and. us Is well known, to con fine himself mainly to cutting down trees.wnieh he does habitually. He also was a great walker, and not more tnau fifteen years ago he walkoi tbiUj flv mhos over the bills In Scotland. In fny opinion, he Is good for a twenty mile tramp. He always attached the greatest im portauce to physical rm reaiioss, mid he lost no op|e>riunlty of encouraging us in the n. He has proved tbcir benefits and I think Is not a bad specimen of their value But it was only In manly s|s>rtsund games, in rational recrea tions, that he 11 1 ululated ami led US Whutdid he do as regards uiyeclf t lie sent me to Eton, and every one must Ihb pretty well satis fled that a lad at Eton would get enough physi cal recreation." Aagoetuia Hitter#, the world i *iowa*d Hnutn American ap|/*tix*r. cures Dyspepsia etc. l)r. J. G. U. tMegsi t A boas, solsiuauu facsums. At oil druggists. In no Dancer. From the .Veu> York Weekly. Mrs. Minks fseverely)—George,-there is an ac count in the paper about a business man leav ing his wife and running off with a pretty type writer girl. Mr. Minks—lndeed? “Yes, and it's the third account of the kind I’t* seen this week.” “That doesn’t interest me.” “It does me. You have a pretty typewriter girl in your office." “No, we haven't. ‘ My partner eloped with her last week.” < The fashionable Violet. From Puck. She grew in purple innocence. In wood and sheltered nook; Her bed was moss all hung with dew, Her miror was the brook. How are the simple fallen 1 The woods know her no more; But through great cities’ streets she walks. Or lingers at a door. She trembles on a bonnet top; She nestles at the throat Of maidens fair, and at you From many an overcoat. She decks the heads of prancing steeds, fashioo goes to ride; No wonder that the violet's bead Is fairly turned with pride. He Caught On Them. From the Sew York Qravhic. Ex President Hayes is developing a repota- Uon as a story teller. When he was in New x ork the other week be related an incident as a humorous illustration of the power of slang which created shouts of laughter among those who heard it. Mr. Hayes was enjoying a flve nxue walk between two Minnesota towns on one of the crisp winter mornings which are among the most famous productions of that state. He was stepping out with ail the vigor of a robust man in an atmosphere that caused the snow tc ''scrunch under the' peoai pressure, when he heard sounds indicatiug that someone in his rear was moving at a greater rate of speed Looking back ho discovered a you: of some eighteen years, whoso fea tures and hair proclaimed hnn a Scandinavian In the conversation whic a followed the saluta tion Mr. Hayes was able to glean the facts that the youth had beep born in a mine many 1 tndr ds of feet beneath the earth's surface and that he had passed the greater part of his life until les3 tnan a year nrevious, under ground, when he had come to America. “And,” •aid Mr Hayes, “how are you pleased w ith the United States?’ The young man's mastery of the t.nglish tongue was not sufficiently ad vanced for him to grasp this question, aiid the ex-President put it in another form, but with no better result, oor did the several variations followed meet with greater At Isugth Mr. liayes put the question in the slau_r o irase then much in vogue: “Hjvv do you like it as far as you've got?” The youtn's face brightened with quick cornpreLension and he instantly answered, ••Bully!” Why He Wanted an Office. fYoni the Baltimore American. Although this was Cabinet day- mi i there aro not many victors in Washington, President Harrisons piivate room was a'most crowded full at noon. They began to pour in shortly after 10 o'clock, and kept up the inflow until the doorkeeper announced that the President could not more than get through with those around him before toe cabinet would assemble During the time the President was taking his visitors >r rotation, receiving their verbal and written statements, and sending them awav mors or ts3 happy, ne observed a bright-eyed, fair laire i young man, who kept moving nervously ibout in the crowd and pushing himself to the forefront. He ever and anon looked with great ■averness at the President, and was trvmg to catch his eye. Almost an hour elapsed after the President first discovered this young man and the Utter s nervousness aud eagerness to’ get an audience began to wear upon the President's nerves. Finally, the visitor boldly walked out from the crowd. When the Presi dent was releas-d, he presented his ca-d. and no n m address himself to thechief executive He said: "oo.ue time ago I made application for an ap pointment. I want it awfully bad. I don't car > for it myself, but the fact is, Mr. Resident, and here the young man blushed to the tips of his hair. “I am engaged to bo married, and un less I to tin - appointment the engagement won’t stand. Tnere you have it, and now you know why I am so anxious.” The President was taken aback, and although amused for the instant, the statement went to his heart. Ha at first was a little out of pa tience, but the evident painfulness of the situ ation elicited his sympathy, and the card, with tne name of the office desired, was laid in a rominent position upon the desk. Two Yarns About Office Seekers. “I never in my life felt the wisdom of being a praying man until the other day,” said one of the tbou-saud office seekers who are in the city to a Washington correspondent of the Pittsburg Dispatch. "Yon see,” he went on, "down in Arkansas we do more shooting than praying esoeeially in politics, and it's generally more effective. Over in Georgia it’s the other way s-tiator Colquitt comes from that state, you know, and ho can give your man Wanamaker points in the game and lay him out cold. • Weil, maybe you’ve met bill Brown, who wanted postofllce down in Georg,a. He can heat all creation praying when he once gets started, anil has so liethujg particular to gain bv it. There were two or three other fellow s after the place and they had as good or better ba iking than e had. and it looked as though Bill would be knocked out. "O-.e day at the whits house he happened to ■itch the Pres dent when he wasn't pushed by the gang for a few minutes, and he cleverly turned the subject from office seeking to church matters. It cropped out in a moment that he belonged to the same denomination as Harrison, and the President was interested at once and began to p!y him with questions in regard to the condition of the church in the south, .lust as Bill was getting warmed up the game was interrupted by the entrance of anew player; but the President was so anxious to hear "the end of Bill's yarn that he actually asked him to callthat evening and have a long talk about church atTairs iu the south. "You can bet Bill was on hand, and he enter tained Mr. Harrison in great style foranhouror two. When ho tbougnt it was about time to go he suddenly broke out withimmeu.se religious fervency; br, ther Harrison, I am told you have family prayers morning and evening, and nothin* would give me so much satisfaction as to join you before I go. Of course Harrison could not object and the game was started. The whole family was there, except the babies, who had been put to bed, and Bill was asked to lead. He made a grand bluff at first jump, nnd played some passage in the Bible that contained the words, ’Whatsoever ye ask in my name it shall be given you.’ and then be chosa the hymn • most expressive of his feelings. ’Plunged in a gulf of dark despair,’ and then they all got down on their knees, and from what 8.1 l tells me he made the greatest effort of his life. <if course he wouldn't be so profane as to repeat his prayer, but it must’ve been a corker, for from that moment be had a cinch onjth# post office, and a few daya after got the" appoint ment,” "I know one which is pretty near as good as that," said another office seeker, who had lis tened to the Arkansaw traveler’s story. "You know Senator Blank. Well, a friend of mine had to have his backing for place, but the sen ator had another man. My friend went tb re time after tune to persuade the senator that it would be to bts interest to espouse bis cause, hut the senator couldn't see it, aud my friend was iu despair. Every time he went there a high bred little dog. the pet of the senator's wife, would come into the reception room and jump ut> in hi* lap. He hated dogs, but lie didn't dare to kick this one out of the room, b-cause, you know an office seeker's got to take anything, even from a dog. One day ho heard the teuaior’s wife give instructions to the boy in the hall to be careful not t ■ allow the dog to escaoe the house as she would rataer her hus band wool i lose ike seuatorsbtp than that she should lose that pup, ”A bright idea struck my friend. The doe was one of tpose little things, no bigger than a minute, and tls my friend went out he stuck the dog In his overcoat pocket and carried it off to his room. The next morning he saw in tin papers an advertisement offering a large re ward for the reovery of the animal. Wlteu no called that day he found the senator's bouse iu mourning. Buttons had been discharged from tending door, detectives had been employed, and the city wa* being scoured for the -I g Ho said nothing The following -lay ho calleu with the pup, iuquiredfor the senator’s wife, tol l a romantic story ef how he had in his anxiety about his appointment wandered down int<> the dismal region of Murder hay. and bad them recognized her dog in possession of an evil looking negro, and by paying liberally had got It hack Mr*. Blank was so overjoyed that she wept, and. wbat was more interesting, i r teste i that anything my friend named hi the way of au offloe he should have, or el*. she would apply for a divorce from her husband; and you can net iny friend us ’d the situation for ull n was worth, lie got the office b>* wanted and the oilier fellow had to lake an ther place," Kr.w BiniM of ojr time says PicimtiUy, are more (mb ated than the pea-'-jers of 11 <i*hen den,so touch Invert by lbs lale Lord Heaconsthdd but even p-ao -i'ks are not liiiuioi ial.and.'/neof them nating recently died, the young squire of llugheud-n has had his feathers combined Into a hand nrresn as a present to her me ie*ty, Wbeui delighted with the souvenir of her .ster ile minister. ITEMS OF INTEREST. Timothy Smith, watchmaker, is doing busi ness in Eeifast, Me., in the shop that was occu pied by his father and grandfather, whose first names were also Timothy. The s.gu which hangs over his door is the same one that his granddad bought. There has been- for some years an agitation in London over the employment of children in the theaters. During the run of the Christmas pantomime at the Drury Lane Theater the management sot up a school room on the prem ises in order that the children employed in the performances might receive daily schooling as required by the law. In the hopes of adjusting the difficulty the borne secretary bas consented to receive a deputation of theatrical managers to confer with him on the subject. The youngest commercial drummer in the United States is Harry Wade of Buffalo. He is but 12 years of age, and a son of Frank A. W ade. The way Master Wade first went out was owing to the serious illness of his father, who Is now confined to his house. The boy baa mais frequent trips with his father and ob served his ways of doing business. He prevailed upon his father to let him take his route, which is through New York state. The boy has made two successive trips over the route, and is the favorite of the commercial men and his father's customers. A curious wooden* vessel has been received at the California State Mining Bureau from an island in the South Pacific. It is a shallow ves sel, measuring 3 feet in diameter across the top, and stands on four solid legs or supports, the entire vessel being carved out of a s Hid block of wood. Around the edge of the bowl a delicate tracery- is carved, and this unique specimen of native workmanship bears the discoloration and marks of age aud constant usage. The bowl is supposed to have been used to hold a- a juice, a favorite drink with the natives of most of the Pacific islands. Blue lobsters are ceasing to be a novelty in Connecticut waters. Five of them ary known to have been taken within the past two y-ears, Charles Miner of Quiambaug, noar Stonington. having taken the flfti within a few days. It was like all the others, as blue as old-fash ioned blue crockery, aud the shell was translu cent. All tho blue lousters, with possiblv one or two exceptions, tbat have been taken in tne history- of American fishing, were captured in Long Island sound, or at the eastern gate of the sound, where the turbulent waters of the Atlamic break into pacific Fisher's Island sound. Probably the biggest bunting expedition ever arranged by private individuals is that now un der discussion by- Mosers. Ghar’es Carroll, Harry Carey and Willie Chanler of New York. Tneir idea is to arrive at Zanzibar, on the southeast coast of Africa about November 1, and proce and inland after big game aud adventure of all kindi, including the fascination of exploring an un-.nown country. Willie Chanler. as advance agent, has already reached Zanzibar, and a let ter just received from him reports that the plan is perfectly feasible. A party- of 400 natives, thoroughly armed and equipped, will be the body guard, and the outfit is already being pre pared. In the weird town of Moodus, on the Connec ticut river, a resident was cured of rheumatism in a marvelous way. He went to bed with aching joints, after leaving a lotion on the kitchen table with which to bathe his limbs. He arose several times in the night and laved bis limbs freely with the ententsof a kitchen table bottle, and in the morning was joyfully surprised to find th it all his pains had fled. It was not until he inspected hi ms-If and per ceived that he was black and blue, that he mis trusted tbat re had used the family blueing bottle instead of the one with tho lotion over night. Says a telegram from New Haven: A Volun town antiquarian has dug up an ancient and curiously interesting treatise in Latin, which is now the property of Dr. J. A. Webb. It is a well preserved copy of tbeelegant and thorough treatise of William Amesius. “Concerning Con science and Its haw on Occasions.” It was published at Oxford, by William Hall, at the expense of John Adams, in 1658. The work is a 16mo. of 453 pages, in five books analytically arranged. It opens with a dedication and closes with a supplemental “Exhortation of Theology." composed "August 22. 1623.” It is considered a lit rary prize aud one of the oldest books iu Connecticut. At the meeting of the P.oyal Meteorological Society, on April 17, a paper “On the Deaths Caused by Lightning in England and Wales from 1852 to 1883. as Recorded in the Returns of the Registrar General.” was read by inspector General R. Lawson, LL. D. The total number of deaths from lightning daring thetwexty-nino years a uounted to 546. of which 412 were of males and IC4 of fe ales. In consequence, ap pxrently, of their greater exposure, the inhab itants of rural di-triets suffer more from light ning than those of towns. It appears also that vicinity to the west and south coast reduces the chances of injury by- lightning, and that dis tance from the coast and high laud seems to in crease them. The question is often asked, “Where do all the flies come from?” and seldom receives as satisfactory an answer as has been given by a contemporary; The common fly lays more than 100 eggs, and the time from egg-laying to ma turity is only about two weeks. Most of us have'studied geometrical progression. Here we see it illustrated. Suppose one tty commenced ‘‘to multiply and replenish the earth” about June 1. June 15, If all lived, would give 1 P. Suppose 75 of these are females, July 1 would give us. supposing no cruel wasp or other un toward circutnsuiuces to interfere, 11,250 flies. Suppose 5,625 of these are females, we might have, July 15, 843,750 flies. For fear of bad dreams I will not calculate what might be by Sept. 15. The barb.-d wire patents, which have netted fortunes to their owners, have an interesting history. The first patents were issued to a man name 1 Kelly, living down east About two years later a farm r at Do Kalb, 111., con ceived the idea of keeping his unruly cattle in the pasture by putting short barbs on a wire, ad then twisting it with a plain wire. This is known in the market as the Gidden wire, being named after its inventor, Joseph F. Gidden. One day. while he was experimenting with it, a neighbor going by shouted: "Joe, you better be out barrerin’ in your oats, instead of foolin’ away your time with patents!" Gidden thought otherwise, and in less than two years received a bonus ot $60,000, with the guarantee of a roy alty on all made under his patents. For one year his royalties exceeded $174,000. While Farmer Solomon Tits worth was sowing grain in Tunkhannock county, near Scranton, on a cloudy afternoon, a flock of 200 or 300 pigeons alighted in the plowed lot behind him aud began to gobb’e up his grain at a rate that he did not like at all. Farmer Titsworth tried his best to scare them away, but he couldn’t. As fast as he drove them from one part of the lot they Hew to another and picked up the grain as if thev hadn’t had any food for two or three days. Then the farmer got a beech gad aud set to beating the hungry birds, but there were too many tor him, even though he killed a dozen or so. The hunger of the pigeons overcame their fear, aud they staye 1 in the field until they tide I their crops, when they rose in a body and sailed away toward the north. Farmer Tits worth had to sow a portion of the lot ov6r again. An enterprising Californian named Sbat tuck proposes to utilize the water power at Folsom, in bis state, for the manufacture of ice, and he claims that by so doing the price of that article maybe materially reduced, and a strong opposition created to the ice monopoly. The darn which is to back up the American river at Folsom will supply from 70) to 800 hor.-e power. Should a jute mill be established at the prison there it would take only about 300 horse power,-and the idea is to devote tbs sur plus power to running an iee manufactory. Mr. Shat tuck computes that by utilizing this power, and by employing the labor of the prisoners, ice can be made at Folsom for mmost nothing, and that with the most liberal allowance for freight and other expense* the article can be laid down ip ban Francisco at $4 50 a ton. He then allows $! a ton for delivery, and so figures tuat iee can be furnished to consumers at $7 a ton, or at most at $lO a toil. Frank G. 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