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THE INDIANA STATE SENTINEL TUESDAY FEEltUAUt 10. 1875,
J!VK AND WITHHOLD NOT.
BY MAKIO V. PCl'LEY. '
fgüe'esied at tin Interview between Co'ert
1 8 gSt5o?Iyef d Halile 1jd3 UrUwold.l
Tru Hps seaH'l with silence!
ho hi it-Lit and still.
At times in my longing
They neem lo tne cliol.
! But well does ray foul tnow
Yoartoul i as warm
And true 10 my soul, as
'ill flavin liieti'Tm
1 trua u tue vUmi-voioe
That, detp-tone 1 or shrill,
t Vis up to the roast nead
Tue storm demon's will.
I knovr, too, t!i;it MWe-nca
un true It .8 r.Ue thine
:nv; -liri-ai i ides are tbtlsg.
Tny heart lato mine."
Ami rnre, I am knowing,
U sonu so true!
Not all tlie good coi.le
Give honor to you
For brave thoughts and d.-irtog
And ventursutne dreamy
On tea Hands of promise
Wnt-re I'oeay gl-am
Not all tha dud millions
Have nreaiued lu their heart
That ou In brown nuiet.
Are pi act iced In arts
Thit win down the Muses
To pour at your feet
Tlieircoe hoarded treasure
In rapture complete.
Sol ininy Valor
For truth unbeknown.
Lift up my dull broadsword
Tiwlnyoa your own.
LVtne.t-olvo this enigma;
What wade you withhold
Tho rare rear! of pleasure,
, More precious than gold,
When lull In tbedoorway
The Kieat preacher stood.
And i-oul uuto ygir soul? i
. besought for it pood?
You know, OstiU woman.
How great natures ache
In silence the years through
For st upid mistaie,
Tnst, blundeiinsr. cneers them,
When inward thev col
Tnt error has hid Jen
.Their purest ideal.
Or. keener the anguish.
When, trne to their bent.
The coarse tongue of clamor
Despoils them of rest,
Of beaut ilul things;
Dull. MotUl and crawling
Unknowing of wings.
It croaks in ihe bog Unds,
Deride the fir sky
That purples and guldens
, A V.siou that's high.
In know to z this, still one,
You mu't know that he
Wou'.d hall the dear Knowledge
Tlmt j our poesy
Had Minued his best manhood.
Had llickred and played
Arn- the dim vl-sta
IIU life left in shade,
Ar.d. calm in its couisre,
Undsnn ed could climb
His bold heights of honor
To paint him sublime.
Tis praise makes ns hapry
The prwise that is true.
I doubt U the mighty
Could live if a few
Came not In rare moments
For greatness longs deeped
For fjm path v's cheer.
So ttive- us of your old drops,
Mv true, silent friend.
Anil souls that are needy
Yourboul shall commend.
WISH AND OTHEUWISE.
Obi courts granted 1,150 divorce last
Th-? state librarian of Ohio hadn't been
dead a v. e k before eighty-two people asked
to be h:s uujc.-asor.
A pchr .l teacher at Kinderhook. l'ike
iiity, Illinois, kicked a pupil of his school
otü6r day, for which he was lined thirty
Tom Hughes has been lecturing against the
gimo laws in England because they involve
the punishment of several hundred men
every year for their infraction.
No wonder the Americans like Victoria.
She gets her apples from Michigan, her cran
berneH from t'apo Col and her apple butter
from Rhode Island. Danbury News.
A certain member of a certain legislature
not many miles Irom the Ilooster capital
speaks of "counter currant?," by which ho
evidently means currant3 exposed for sale
on the counter.
The Louisville Courier-Journal, In speik-
iugofthe Massachusetts baby-farming in
vest ig: ion, says: "Tae babies, of course,
died o::o after another." Now didn't they
die 038 before another.
Close on the heels of the announcement
of Track's death comes the statement that a
2few York firm are about to open a new to
bacco factory in Jersey City, where it is in
tended to employ 2.0C0 h-inds.
The It9V. Giles I tiley, pastor of the Uni
versaliit Church of Reading, Pa., had a cane
presented to blm at Belfast, Me., some years
ago, by Capt. Wales, a retired sea-faring man,
who was then about 80 years old. It i3 gnarled
It is cpnically observed in regard to the
recently introduced artificial butter that the
real difficulty i3 not in making an artificial
batter, but i;i so introducing the hairs as to
givo It tho most natural appearance.
Napoleon always carried with him an
emerald cf great valuo which belonged to
the crown jewels. lie lost it at Waterloo.
It was found by a Prussian soldier, and has
tdnce ben numbered among the Prussian
. Kurland produced in lS73over 5,000 tons
of arentc, one-third of which came from
the von Great Consols mine. This mine
produces monthly enough arsenic to de
stroy tho lives ot 500,000,0u0 human beings,
and it often has enough in store of toe
deadly drug to destroy the entire popula
tiou uf the earth.
Here's what Butler said, last Saturday
without a vote of censure), apropos of his
proposition for a Sunday session: "Scripture
uays," he remarked, "lLat il a man's ox or
as .ball fall in a pit he may pull it out on
the Sibbath.and the only difference between
my case and that is. that I want to get
seventy-three assos out of a pit."
A few days ago a four-year-old girl en
deavored to entertain her venerable grand
father by sinking and dancing. "Now, let'
liosrycu pray," f-aid the pious grandpa.
'Ons, two, three," etc., np to twelve she
ouuted. "That isn't praying its count
ing." "Well, grandpa," she replied, "the
other kind o' prayin' wears out my stock
ings so." Davenport Gazette.
The young ladies of a certain Indiana city
are about introducing a new game called
-,KiM me juick, and let me go." They have
reqnent rehearsals, at which the girls are
never late.bct tbey are never perfect in their
parts. They remember the "Kiss mo quick"
well euough, bet somehow, they fonret to
say "and let me go." And tho young men
are so mean that they won't prom pt the girls
a j-ingle time.
A littl girl alout nine . years old, says
. the Detroit Free Pre?s, whi crossirg ti:e
Campus Marti U9 yesterday, having Ler
father's dinner pail on her arm, when a
man gave a pull at the long braid of her
hair hanging down her back. "Did you do
thar, tlx?" she excralmed, whirling around.
He ad miited that he Vlid, and she continued,
'May be yoa, don't know who I am, sir.
I'm engaged to Jack Thompson, sir, and
we're to be married in nine years, sir."
The following paragraphia taken from the
proceedings of the Illinois legislature: Mr.
Brad well's bill to authorize the governor to
appoint women to tbeomcfl ol t.otary oaWio
waValso taken up. Ho sm thutaa i the law
now permltUKl women to be -ol trtis;ee
it would be well to permit them to hold this
oifice alo. A motion to recommit v i
to the judicUry committee was losi., ou i.u
bill pa-wed by a vote oi 90 to 22.
A New York dispatch says: That poem of
Tilton's, with the French refrain, read ty
Mr. llvarts, has excited some fen and more
comments. One reporter in Brooklyn had a
hard time in mastering the French line:
"Aimer. Aimer, cVst a vivre." The re
porter understood that the poem was a
rri),tv t- "Aitnce." of opera bouffa fame,
and he rendered it a!ter this fashion:
"Alme. Aimee. saint of eve." Tho re-
rorter' engtvjment with his paper termi
nated that iili.t.
A calculation of tho eiltet of a fcnght
gratuity on a hotel or ice' aurant, waner
comes out tomeihins as follows: Threo
cents slight-bow; apt to inspect coin as if
exDSctins li to changs into something
rirer. r iv cants --uiisej. ou uuu
"thank you. Tea cents "Thank you,
nol .nel ' Fifteen centWThank you, gen
eral." Twenty rents Low. bow, flourish of
napliin, formula as above, tjuarttr rro
found D)w, ucruy to nnci nat, leiav
brush it with eibOkV, door heia open.
Miss Martha Robart, daughter of Jesse
F.:bart. livirs a conplo of miles south ot
Nashville, Barry county, Mich., died on
New Year's diy, at the age of twenty-two
veara. aha was the lareest woman in that
nartorthecDunirv.il not m iuo siie. jus
one vear baf- re she died she weighed SS7
nrtunds. und at the time of her death
weiirhed.it is estimated. 100 pounds more
HercoSin was 5 feet 3 Inches long, 3 feet
wid. and 21 inches deep. The casing of tho
dr had to ba taken otf and an opening
made through the window to allow the
coffin topics through, r.nd it couldn't bo set
in a sl?iu-box. len strong
men acted as
Snatches of the intellectual conversation
of the three trushins Harvard freshmen at
the Howard Atbennpum- Saturday night
"Do vou know Slimklns. '79? O. vest tall
chap; regular dli?. Male a dead rush yes
lord a v. Jones. '81. hnd a bad hed and cut
the Pres. Ah. there's! a limb lor you, now
Do von know her? Certaiuly ; paints
some, but not bad. Soldsne? ies, I'm
goin to get on as a supe at the Globe next
vreek. so's to pet round the girls. Are you,
though? gaJ! I'm with you. i Know tue
captain of the supes. Cheeky, but prime
cujs Flunk fizzle rush sophs damn
good leg let's go out and take something.'
A correspondent thus rafers to the origin
ot the disgraceful vendettas in Southern Illi
nois: Tto original trouble began at a game
of cards in a grocery, near Carbondale, sev
eral years ago. Young George Ballinor and
Fielding Henderson fouzht, aqd young
Ilecdernon was pretty badly beaten by his
antagonist. Henderson retired discomlitted,
but, being of a bitter and vindictive nature,
swore he would have revenge, and. it is said.
threatened unless Bulltner left that part of
th coontrv to shoot him in his field if he
went there to work. Rumor has it that
he concealed himself in a tree on the Bulli
ner farm where George Bulliner was plow-
in?, and as he approaehid leveled his gun at
him and ordered hira to smsr, whistle ana
dance, on pain of death. Young George
comilied through nec3ss!ty, and Henderson,
after repeating his order to George to leave,
BRKACH OF PROMISE.
TIIE HIOH-TOSED MANNER OF IKHNQ IT
PAMAOES LAID AT $10,000.
A Danville (111.) special to the Chicago
Tribune U lis of the following sp'cy bit of
matrimonial gosMp: As a premlso to its
opening, a synoptical history of tho breach
of-promise case in which Sarah Jane
Mann is plaintiff and David S. Black
burn defendant, and which is brought
to this county by the latter on a change
of venue from Edgir county, would
not ba amiss. The plaintiff asserts, an i ex
pects to prove, that the defendant began to
pay her m irked attention when sh9 was
still a young girl, probably near sixteen
years of age, and that for two years this
attention was continued, when 3 proposition
of marriage was made by defendant and ac
cepted by plaintilT, but the defendant claim
Ini; that his father was so op-
Eosei to the inarmse a to disinherit
im should it bo consummated, begged
for time in which to conciliate the old gen
tleman. About this period, or when plain
tiff was 18 years of age, she lurther asserts
that defendant, by repeated and renewed
promises of marriage, and other divers
means and arguments, accomplished her
ruin ; and for seven years a criminal inti
macy was carriod on he meeting all her
Importunities, during that time, to have the
marriage solemnized by trivial excuses,
which.though tar from satisfying her, accom
plished his purpose by postponing their nup
tials. About three years since, defendant
married another women, and plaintifi soon
began suit, claiming f 40,0CK) damages. The
doiendant, on the other hand, while not
denying that criminal intimacy existed be
tween them, will eudeavor to prove that
plaintiff was equally as kind to numerous
other parties in the distribution of those fa
vors which are the peculiar prerogative of
woman; that be never made offer of
marriige; and that no undue means or
aruument were used to bring abont such a
result. The parties interested both belong
t old, rospee'ed, and wealthy families of
Edgar county, and have moved in tho high
est social circles ia the community In which
they have resided. Miss Mana, who is an
orphan, but enjovs a competency inherited
from her father, Is now about twenty-eight
years of age, of fine form, elogant cart 1 ge,
A REMARKABLY HANDSOME WOMAN,
notwithstanding her years of trouble and
disappointment. A certain stern determina
tion to accomplish whatever she undertakes
seems to pervade her whole being; sho talks
of nothing, thinks of nothing, but her suit.
At the same time, I am led to believe that
the money involved in it is of the least con
sequence to her; but, fully "realizing tho sad
fact that her happiness has boeu wrecked,
her lifo forever darkened, and she
made forever an outcast from that society
which she once adorned. . is it to be
wondered at that she should wish justice to
be meted out, with no gentle hand, to the
author of all her misfortunes? The defend
ant, who is reputed to be worth nearly $100,
000, while his father, in addition, is very
wealthy, is a man probably thirty-five years
of age, "with nothicg extraordinsry about
him to attract one's attention, or to cause a
stranger to give him a second look simply
a plain, farinerisn-lockiug man; his busi
ness pursuits being confined to farming and
stock racing. For a . short time ho
was a captain in the war of the rebellion.
Tho c?.uso has been continued three times by
t Irr? drfrtnse t'i'"o on & plea of tae absuncä
of Impcrtent witnesses, and once by a
change of venue. . Uver one hundred wit
nesses have been summoned. The plairitilT
has retained Dan Voorheos, cf Terra Haute;
R. N. Bishop, Jambs Eades and A. J. Hun
ter, of Paris; and J. B. Mann, of thi3 place;
while the lepjl talent in opposition con
sists of Col. Baird, of Terre Haute; the Hon.
J. O.Cannon, hl. C. from this district; Col.
Van Sillars, of Paris; and Peter Walsh, cf
this city. The array of lawyers will insure
a closely-contested light.
THE WINVer ROSIN.
HY XAr.ION DOUGLAS.
The dead 'n o'er the thiu crisp snow
Are tastltng in the winter breeze,
Ai one tuuio bird Ö1U to and fro
Between these cl um ps of aider trees.
Aroblu! What! has summer's proudest
And a-veetest sinzer come to tbis?
His carol wasof June's the loudest
A rapturous lay of love and blls !
liutdes !ate and voiceless now,
He lingers In the wood alonn.
Haunts the awamp ash tree's fnxty bough.
And peeks the sutnsc's faded cone,
And In the bitter ni'it hides where
Thick hemlocks shield him from the air,
I-ong since his mates of hummer fled ;
When Urst the yellow leaves were 8hed ;
Now In the sun the fields ijleam white;
Around his nest the roueh winds blow:
Yet with weak heart he shrinks from flight.
And stavs althouzh he longs logo;
Tooche 'tless, and t old to lng.
lie tarries sua and war iur spring :
Mate haantor of the wo-dland dreary,
My summer sonjs, liko thine are o er ;
My care-worn spirit Is too weary
io Piume her winzs and try to soar ; .
Too dull from what I dread to fly,
Too sore at benrt to sin am I;
And, with a thought hall envious, now
I watch thee on the alder bous;h :
For brlei must now be winter's May,
And elad thine April son? win be:
While Ibut question Hope, and say,
Will spring time ever toiiii to me."
M KTROPOLITAN N K WSPAPERS.
TWO OF TIIE LEA DINO DAILY NEWSPAPERS OF
NEW YORK CITT WHO THEIR OWNEILS ARE
ASD WHO CONTROLS THKM THEIR PROS
rKRITY AND VALUE.
The New York correspondent of the Chi
cago Times writes as follows of tho mone
tary success and standing of the great met
ropolitsn daisies of that city: The interest
ftlt in newspapers in this country is per
ennial, probably because tho Americans are
a nation of newspaper readers, and are so
largely aided bv the press in tho
formation of their oriniocs. Under the tir
cutnstaaces, it is entirely natural that. Ifce
public should want to know who own
and control the leading journals that
have so much perhaps undue weight
in shaping events, in molding the
destiny of the republic. The born journal
is; needs to be unhampered, to be
responsible to himself alone, to be abso
lute, in a word, in order to hhow what is in
him, in order to do his b?3t work.- He can
rarely achieve his b?st in a co-oporative way.
He mav fail agsin and again in company
with others, and vet succeec gloriously
when free. This opinion was held byjthe
late James (Jordan lienuett, and reduced
t practice ia the. establishment
ot tne ueraiu. . tie ii'.u Had cSivera
experiences in hi3 profession none ot
them satisfac'.orily beiore ne took the
daily which created a new era in journal
ism, wnicn yielded mm fame and lortune.
He bad come to be regarded as an impracti
cable when he undertook the Herald on a
cash capital of $.500, and Issued the first num
ber ( May C, 1S35) from a basement ot No. 20
Wallstreet. Everybody predicted a repeti
tion of the Globe. Everybody was wronir, aa
everybody so often is. The Herald was a
succoss from the start, notwithstanding
adversilv, countless obstacle?, formidable
on every hand; the reason being that Ben
nett, an inherent journalist, was, for the first
time, in a. position to carry out his own
views, to stand clear on his orn place. From
the earliest issue of the paper until a short
time previous to his death, he looked after,
regulated, directed it; never had, never
would have, any partner or associate in
his business. Frederic Hudson, excellent
manager thouzh he was, was simply
Bennett's lieutenant; arranging certain
details, but strictly obeving the chief. The
vivant Bennett, very unlike bis father in
most things, holds the editorial helm
firrnly. Opinion differs widely hs to his
ability, though there is no difference of
opinion as to the directing mind of the es
tablishment. While abroad, as he is now,
he has constaut communication with the
office by cable; sending several dispatches of
Tho Herald is one oi the newspapers that
always make monev; its patronage being of
a kind not to be seriously affected by finan
cial dullness or commercial revulsions. Its
average annual profits are t aid to be from
?300,C00 to fioO.OlO, and its valu, fairly esti
mated, about $3,000,000. Perhaps no one
would give so much for it. But whether
any on-j would or not, it couM not be
bought. It has-no price, because it is r.ot
for sale. All the stories current, since the
elder Bennett's deth, of negotiations point-1
ing to the pale of tho paper, have been
wholly baseless. The present proprietor has
no more idea of disposing of it than of dis
posing of his right arm, his legfbr his head.
all of which virtually the Herald is to him ;
for the figure he would cut without would
WHO 0WN3 TIIE "tribune?"
would Eoem to be an unguessable conun
drum. Of course it Is nobody's business.
and on that account everybody makes it
his business, at least to inquire, and to have
an opinion. There is no doubt that White
law Reid owns it substantially; holding
and controling. as he does. 51 out of 100
shares. But who stands behind him? Who
are his backers? How did he get the money
to buy his stock, costing $.510,000?- Those are
questions which Reid alone I sup
pose, can answer satisfactorily, and which he
would have good reason to" pronounce In
fernally impertinent If they were pat to
him. A number of persons maintain that
Jay Gould is the power behind the throne,
although this appears to bo a mere surmise
founded on several circumstances. It
seems, when William Orton, president of
the Western Union, bought lifty-one Tri
bune shares, representing some twelve or
fifteen promlnet citizens, that Gould
furnished the ready cash for the
transaction. When Ortoa - found
that ha had purchased little more
than the name of the paper, since, in the
event of hs taking control and putting the
sheet in the administration ranks, all the
leading members of tho staff had determined
to resign, he consented to transfer fifty
shares to Reid at the rate he had paid
($10,000 per share), if he could have one
share gratis and be chosen a trustee for the
trouble. The transfer was made: and
many people, bearing that Gould had
supplied Orton with the ready cash,
jumped at the conclusion that
he had also furnished it to Reid
when ho bought Orton's shares. They say,
who are in position to know (I do not pre
tend to be), that the monetary backer of
Whitelaw Reid is 'William Walter Phelps,
now an M. C. from New Jersey, and recently
defeated by A. W. 3utl3r, in his candidacy
for re-eleetion. There is far more reason to
b?lievo this report than the one touching
Jay Gould; but the Gould story is more sen
sational, and may therefore have wider ac
ceptance. THE OTHER STOCKHOLDERS
in the Tribuno are mostly small; fifteen
shares being held, I have understood, by fif
tcen different persics. Dr. J. C. Ay er still
hps, I think, fourteen shares; Bayard Taylor,
four or five; Gabrlello and IdaGreeley,seven;
while the remainder are in the hands of Geo.
Ripley, Silas E. Cheney, John Hay, Oliver
Johnson, Thomas W. Kooker, C. A. Ruckle,
Patrick O'Rourke, John F. Cleveland," Gor
do a L. Ford, Abby S. Richsrdson, Parsons
Farnham, and a few others. It matters very
little who tho stockholders are, when one
man controls fifty one stmre?, which, lor all
practicable purposes, is as good as 99. The
last regular quotation for Tribuno stock was
at the old rate, $10,000. Just at present, as
the erection of the new building, which is
to be paid lor out ot the proceeds of the
paper, will cause some delay in the resump
tion of dividends, there is no activity in the
shares. They who hold are not willing ton
sell, and there is not much UisDOsitlon to
buy on the part of outsiders. The associa
tion is now more than ever a close corpora
tion, because it is under the control cf
mind not likely to release its
A SNOW AVALANCHE.
A FAMILY SWEPT OUT CF EXISTENCE.
The Quebec Chronicle of the 4thint.,
gives tho following account of a strange ca
lamity in that city: Nestling under the
promontory of CapoDiamoni are number
less homesteads of the hardy, industrious
prople ot whom Quebec li justly proud.
Many of thoe houses are of wood, protected
from the fall of gravel and shale by wooden
uprights, and, perhaps, safe enough In
their way. Examples havo occurred to
show that no dependence whatever may be
placed upon such safeguards, and it i plain
enough now that they afford no protection
against snew. Theftorm which set in the
night before last, and increased in force j'es
terday, served to pile an additional
load upon the tremendous heap bo
hind the house of Nicholas Haber
land, on Chaplain street, near
the Mariners chapel. Like many
ot his neighbors, he had never paid much
attention to tho constantly accumulating
load, nor would he, nor any one tlse in the
neighborhood, have botherod about it
without a warning of some very shooting
character. Strange to say, list year this
house wa3 moved by a land-slide. So far as
we have beon enabled to learn, the lower
portion of the hous?, a two-story wooden
structure, was occupied by the family cl the
owner, Nicholas Haberland, and his family of
fonr souls. The upper Hat was rented by
John Gibeon, whose family was composed
of his wifo aDd live children, and in the
attics was Mr. Haberland's mother, a bod
ridden woman of 75 years of ago. A sudden
crash about 9 o'clock was the signal of the
impending catastrophe, for a huge mass
of snow had fallen in the rear of the
hou3?. The old woman tried to give
an alarm, ar.d John Gibson's voice
was heard calling to his wifi, who had just
entrred the house Irom a vi-.lt to a neighbor
across the road. Nearly evervbodv was in
bed at the time, but Haberland and his wifo,
who. were fortunitely saved, With their
children. Soon there was another crash,
and this wa? the crnck of doom for the in
mates of the house. The enormoUs inissos
of snow poised on the almost perpsndicular
face ot the cliff came down with a
furious f.irce, and for a moment there wis
nothing but a whirl of flaecv white and a
storm of scattering timbers. The house wis
wrecked in a flash, as it were, and its unfor
BURIED IN A LIVING GRAVE.
There was no time lor preparation for their
dread fate for them, in a moment, in tho
twinkling of an eye, they were involved
in de3frnc'.bn. Tho neighborhood was
speedily aroused, and a few min
utes after the wreck of the house there were
hundreds busy with spade and shovel try
ing to extricate from the mass of debris
epread ncros the street the bodies of the In
mates of the house. For nearly an hour
there was hard work with the constantly in
creasing crowd pressing around, but the po
lice soon interfared and enabled those who
were fri earnest to work unimpeded.
The Haberland family, father, mother
and threo children, were taken out alive
and well. They were immediately con
veyed into the grocery store of Mr. Man
niug, opposite, where they were hospitably
accommodated, and in the meantime the
searca went od. John Gtoson's body was
next found, and taken into Manning's and
laid on a lounge. His faco was placid, and
he bore no appearance of pair, bus from the
state of his clothing, we should say that he
made a learlul struggle with death. A little
tjirl was next recovered Irom the ruius and
laid on the floor in tho kitchen. Then
there was found sticking through the snow
a portion of the clothing of Mr. Haberland'a
mother-in-law, and she was shortly after
ward recovered, but in a frightfully mangled
condition in consequence of the chitnnev
having fallen on her. Mrs. Gibson was next
found. She had evidently been doad about
an hour and was still warm. Her death
seemed to have been attended with suffering.
The children were gradually recovered,- and
they looüed.wita the exception cl little Kate,
just peaceful aa when lhy were
put to bod. Finer children it would be bard
to nnd than the little bodies Iving on either
side of their mother on the floor of Mr3.
Manning's kitchen. The dead are: Johanna
O'Keefe, wife of the late Patrick Haberland,
zed ,o years; John Gibaon, laborer, aged
33 years; Mary O'Brien, his wife, aged 36
years'. 'J holr children, John Francis, aged
9; Mary, 8; Richard, 6; Catherine, 4, and
Eliza Ann, the baby, whose body was not
recovered when we left at 3 o'clock this
morning, aged 1 year. A terrible death-roll
ITS GROWTH AND SCARCITY NOTES CF THB
A correspondent of the Lumberman's Ga
zstte says: The best black walout in the
United States Is found in Indiana. Forty
years ago could be found la that s'ate a
crop of black walnut unequalod in quantity
and quality, but to-day it is not to be found
in snch Immense trees, neither 13 the number
of trees by any means as numerous The
largest and best trees were used years ago
for fence rails and such common purposes;
then" it had no commercial value. Before
walnut came into goneral use, the most of
domestic x furniture was mad a of cherry;
walnut has now entirely superseded this
and all other woods. Thousands of fence
rails can be found to-day through Indiana,
that were split mr re than half a century ago,
and they are as sound now as then, save tho
wear and tear. Of all hard woods the walnut
is the meat durable, lave red cedar, and pos
sibly, in the grourJ, blick locust would
equal it. Our walnut, is comparatively gone.
In isolated parts of the country, where
this timber grows, there is yet some
of inferior quality, but to a limited
extent. But the genuine black walnut
growing in the deplorest. in the rich low
lands, in its pr'.uitiv9 nature, is a thing ot
the pr.st. TL j9neral supply must now be
gathered from the four quarters of the earth
to supply a demand that required a century
for its culmination, and its culmination wit
nesses the astounding spectacle of the almost
entire extinction of the valuable material.
Kentucky has quite a stock ot good walnut,
and much that is very inferior on ac
count of its gray color, awd tough, hard tex-
ture. Missouri also has some of rather in
Jeriorqnality. Western Ohio claims good
walnut, but that of Eastern Ohio aud West
Virginia is poor in quality. The whole
stock cf the fctatds is not equal to a fall de
mand lor ten years to come. Furniture
mauulacturars rio not now use it as lavish as
they did five years ago. Other woods are
aubstituted whoti possible, aud 1,000 feat of
walnut are made to go as far again at it did
a few yearBao.
In January, 1S70, M. Margolidet as an ex
periment In natural history placed a frog
in a hole dug in a solid Etone, and closed and
hermetically sealed the cpeDirg. On the
17th of last month the stone was'openei at
the Museum of Natural History in Paris.
The irog was living but not lively.
Harpe' Bazar J .
When she pndld tier hair at niht,
About the time tor lvlng down.
She came and knflt. I was so tma'l
Thert In my bed ter curls did fall
All over me, lUat gold aud brown.
I foil asleep amid her r-raj-ers.
Her fir youn face (far off it seems),
Her girlih voice, her kts es sweet,
The pat ter of ber busy fet,
1'a.ssed with me Into charr ng drfam?.
Ard when I woke at r ,
a-), ...... i, ..i -terry morn.
la mt-ron " 1 "7 Af"n
Foref the ? Wrld- u Q 1
forget the words: "My darling one!"
Ahi checkered years since then have crept
I uM, ber and ine, and we have feuown
vmeriorrow acd much tempered Joy,
'r .nto manhood stands her boy,
And her gold hair tnow-white is blown.
The world hnschanzed by slow dejrees,
And es old days recede, alas !
Ho much of trouble have the new,
Those rare far Joya row dim, teen throug
Had times as through a darkened k!is.
But Just this morning when I woke.
Hoar loving y my lips were kissed!
How cha te and clear the sunlight shone
Un mother's hair, like gld-dusi sown
Athwart thin clouds of silver mist !
A FIRE UNDERGROUND.
BURNING OF A COAL MINE.
A COAL MINE AT OSAGE, K3., ON FIB E THE
TERRIBLE tCENES WITNESS ED THIRTY
TWO PERSONS IMPRISONED IN THE BOWELS
CP THE EARTH A WONDERFUL ESCAPE.
The correspondent ol the Kansas Cify
Times, writing from Oage City, on tho 3d
lest., gives a very full and graphic account
ol tho tire In thy coal mine at that place,
from which the following extrscis are tauen:
Having its very inception in the interests
surrounding coal and coal mining, Osage
City years since became to Middle Kansas
as Scranton to Pennsylvania acd the great
coal regions ot the Keystone State. Here
are settled In lifo from COO to 800 stror
sturdy men, who In the boweis of the earth
doive, the day long, emerging from
the narrow, aingy burrows ot the mine at
night only to return the next mornirj
These mon are, lor the most part, heads ot
families, their plain but ne&t habitations
dotting the evenly rolling prairie land on
either side of the railroad track that centers
through the mining region. What wonder
then that to-day wten the firt fearful ru
mors of dire disaster at the Oage Com-
peny a mine startled the entire town as it
never was Cefore. Then, when in plain
sight shot up tho great lurid jt cf flame
from tho mouth of the shafts, hearts for the
moment stood still, puliation stopped as by
a death blow. An instant later, and from
every avenue, lane and byway thert poured
lorth men, women and children: the men
with blanched faces, women screaming, and
children, frightened at what they knew not,
clinging to skirts.- isusiuess ceased as
though ligh'ning had stricken commf rce to
the earth. In ten minutes time a thousand
people crowded about tte mouth of the
shatt, forgetting the intensity of the cold,
thinking only of the men buried 3S feet
under ground, entombed, as it were, in the
tomb down to which they had cone but a
few hours before In full possession cf life and
strength. Women, bareheaded, unsbawled.
rushing from their homes at the signal note
ot alarm, with no thought of self, surged
about the outside of the circle of men at the
mouth ot the shaft, wrinzine their hands in
awful anguish, beseeching in agonizing tone
for some words or comrort.of hope and assur
ance that, instead of horribly disfigured
bodies, there would again corns forth from
tne mines loved ones strong in health as
when they went down. The winter drought
that, for week upon week, bas continued so
incessantly, provo l almost a calamity of
itself, as the wells thionghout tbis entire
section w ere brdly wet, kt alone affording
such supply as requirtd in so terrible an
THE CRY FOR WATER
for a time proved unavailing, but soon it
commenced running from all sides, men,
uoucn and children bringing from kitchen,
chamber and store such as could be carried
"by the pailful, pitcherful, basinful any thicg
and everything in fact that could be grasped
by band. As fast as Tbrought to the scene,
down It went with barrel upon barrel
of salt, the llames hissing back their
defiance. For two hours was this battle so
uneven fought fiercelv, and than came the
engine of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa
Fe. her tank full to the brim. The engl-
ueer waited not to De asaea
icr tho - life-giving water, and with
all haste possible it was showered down the
shait. Just at this time, when the men
above were pouring in the water and salt as
rapidly as it could le handled.there occurred
aa incident that no man oi moso present
would have believed could happen. RisiDg
out of the flame and smoke, singe d by fire,
blackened by smoke, and saturated with
waUr and salt, Thomas R. Jones reached the
odge of the shaft, and there, at the very
threshold of lile, would have sank back to
death had not eager hands drageed him be
yond the danger. For a Becoiid the crowd
looked upon "him, then upon the blazing,
smoking shaft, bardly believing their
eyes that told them of this man's
coming alive from such a place.
The next second eager questions
fell from nervous lips. What of his com
rades? Might the crowd have spoken as
well to a man of stone, for Jones lay in the
arms of his friends in a dead taint. How he
escaped with his life through the awful or
deal by fire Is still looked upon as next to a
miracle. From the motiti or tne si.au to its
foot there ran a rude ladder, up and down
which the miners passed when not using
the hoisting cart. To this ladder Jones
rushed the moment he learned his peril.
and, though tho llames scorched him and
the smoke blinded aDd choked him, the
very ladder itself on fire, ho reached the
earth above, suffering no material harm. He
states to-night that the
WATER AND SALT
emptied down tho tbait so energetically
saved him. Ho doclared that at about every
step tho water und sdt tell upon him just
a3 the fire and smoke almost, suffocated
thus refreshing and reviving him to one
more effort. Until his head acd shoulders
appeared, not a man above for a moment
dreamed of any any one coming up the lad
der. Jones, even a'fterrecovering conscious
ness, could give no definite tidings oi
the others, and ' it was not
until fully an hour after hia res
cue that anything of the fate of his
fellow;miners was learned. Finally the
flames were got under such control as per
mitted Ihose above to get near enough to
theshaft to yell down, and in answer came
the assurauce that two more at the least
were within saving hand. The excitement
at this time bafil93 description; the crowd
surgfid about tho schalt almost wild with
foverish suspense as to who the two were,
and it was with extreme difficulty that the
wotds from below could be heard. Satis
fied that the two were strong enough to
retain their hold Ion? enough to bo raised,
a ladder was fastened to the end of a strong
rope and lowered down. One .at
a time the men were speedily run to the Bur
fac, ther appearance being greeted with
s- .$uts oi Joy. Though faint from the effects
of smoke, they were able to answer some of
the questions showered upon them, stating
that they knew nothing ot any of those be-,
low. eceDt an old man named Kreebles,
whom, almost after sacrificing their ownt
lives to save, they had to leave t the end o t
one of the sido entries apparently d?ai A
panic reemed to seize them; and iust then
as brave and noble a man as ever was cre
ated in the imae of his maker
by came announ.3 j, solemh de:ermii,a
tion to go down the shaft in search cf Kree
blea and the entire party. To utand at the
shaft and behold the vast column cf smoke,
so thick and dense that it could almost bp cut
with a knife, and think of a man voluntarily
throwing himself into it, was appilling.
But Marks, born a hero, cool, unflinching,
and with superb courage, ordered those
near him to listen a rope under hl arms and
let him down to what ail seemKl certain
death. Laurcbed out over the awful vor
tex, but an instant end Lis form was en
gulfed beneath the great sea of j?moke, into
which one could net peer an inch. Down .
he went like a shot, tlie motion cf the rope
telling of his reaching the fool of th shaft.
No sooner lad he freed himself than
bo ran Into the entry, where be found the
inanimate f.rm of Krc-ebits lyirjg ia a coal
cart. Io i,u;h the curt iLtOj the
shaft was but the work cf a law moments.
Next, lastenit g the end of the rope under
the arms cf Kreebles, so es to Insure safety
in running him up, be called out to those
above to hoist away, and toon the apparently
lifeless body was in tbe tender bauds ot
frlend3, who succeeded in restoring anima
tion, aud then sent the fortuna'e man to his
home. In the meantime Marks searched
tbe region below for signs of .other men,
soon finding a
of slate and dirt thrown up across tho main
entry. Hallooing at the top of biä vo-ce, he
made tboe beyond bear him, and in a few
moments the barricade wa3 remove ! so as
to permit of ready communication. To the
twenty-odi men imprisoned behind the
wall he conveyed the joyous awmrance that
escape was at hand, and from the caverns of
the earth there W6ct up a shout that was
beard and taken up by ttvs-j standing
'neath the light of heaven. From this time
on all was rejoicing, for out of the very
jaws ot death were snatched in all thirty-two
human being. Slowly, but surely, one at a
time tho men were Laulud up to light and
air alive, many, however, having to be se
curely lastened to the ladder and removed
to their bonus immediately upon reaching
the surfac?. The last man was taken out
Just before 5 o'clock, and a call uon the
more severely prostrated ores to-niht as
sured your correspondent that all were doing
well with little or no dargf rof fatal results.
The length of the main estry to the mine is
550 feet. This entry is 15 f et wide, and
averages four feet in height. From this
entrj the cros-s-entries lead off, tbey being
five feet in width, and ius'. h;gh enough for
a man to work in. These m'ries are di
vided into what are termed rooms, Zß feet in
width, two men ordinarily working a room.
Tbe coal is carried about in small cars
running on tramways. The furnace draws
out impure air, and is ot ordinary
brick construction. The main shaft is
sunken to the depth of 33 feet, and is
divided into two sections, up and down
which pass the hoisting-carts, the cc&l being
drawn up by horse power. At the fide of
the saai't is the air-shaft for the escape of
smoke anil imptire air from the. furnace.
This Kir-shaft, as well as the main shaft, is
boarded uo with ordinary pine boards. The
rira started in the Root githered In the hori
zontal llue, and, quickly communicating to
the shaft, -et it as well as the main hhutt in a
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