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The Oskaloosa herald. (Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa) 1885-1919, August 06, 1885, Image 1

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HmHlwwh awfiev IMs Meed Willbe ebmil
at tbe following rwsew.
nrtUMMrlM,p«j«tr M OQ
A c7 wluUsts » **• °-
‘*" ottoe front "owi ever Ragle
°' *y t f,oT* r
t „ (a*t HaftwOc iti r ec oppose* u ■ v omvi*.
’’ • PhTsicianmud Snrgron.
Surgical wsiaMe— of the Bye a ***ct*itj.
Mo* at New Shanm, low*. W
Physician and Surgeon.
Otto* ee watt side of public square, om-
HU* Anderson * ttUUaerr store ;
\r «. MILLAR.
\Y . Dentist-
Otto* oa Ktfk lid* of Square owJ. *. J<mtm
A U»*A. shoe store Nitrous Oxide flu na!
for painful oparanoas. •
m- " Surgeon Dentist,
Otto* to Exchange **•«*. oa High street
Oskaloosa. lowa. «»« J. W. Morgan s drat ,
Mon. '•
a i 80. J TVRNKB. M. D ,
Physician and Surgeon.
Ottc* oa Market SnM. over Boyer A Bara**'
More Rnudeooe two blocks south aad two
blocks wett of i>o»totte*. 1*
nR V. P Alt DCS.
Magnetic Metier
Ottee at kta residence, three blocks directly
•out* of pottutte, * prepared to treat all dis
ease* except deafness eni *ro*r»i sail-fee- ,
lion Terms, flO for *> treatments. Ha will •
tiwsri be found at home. I* |
vK J. C. b \ RRINGEK
* ' Physician and Surgeon.
•bkaiooss. lowa. Ottoe northeast corner 04
-.jusr*. middle roosu up stairs In new Maaonic
t i Klmr Residence »n lliirb »tw*t. J block*
east ot square. Tetepfcoae conasctloi at ottee
\sd residsuc* with all parte of tbe city. I*
I v K w. M. WELL'
* " Catarrh. Throat A Lung Physician.
Aud '|*dtlid far Chronic Disease* |wmUy.
CouMiltauon psr»»iilly or by letter. OS«
ami l»wpact*y»r over Ways’ Dma Store. Wwl
Hah Street Otcr hour* from* to li a. U., and
fr.ro! loir M. Cooeu* tattoo free. nW
D A Hurras* M. D. K.C. Hurra a». M. D.
I vR«. U A. A K. C. HO*'DUN,
J*h> SH i.uis .tutl SuriftH)ns.
OCt-0 two Jo.-re north of Simpson M. E.
okurvb. near 8. E comer cd aqusre. Oakaloosa.
u>«a Residence ©o Mam street. three blocks
ea-t of the public square. lftf
J. L t'OFFt*. J. h. Hodos
Homeopathic I’hysuuAua JC burgeons.
Will attend all calls. day or night. OSce la
the Frank*! room* in I'm on block. Dr. i uttn'n
residence. corner of Ellen and Jeffervoo. Dr
Hod ire’a residence oa North Market street. U
■ v m. rntnci
AttorufT-kt-La w.
and Notary Public. K.>*e HUI. lowa. I9tf
». 9. Kr'*o*THT. Ot N llowjis.
Attorney at-Law.
WiUtaw* Block. Oakalooaa lowa. SSylpd
Oakalooaa. lnwL (Mice over Goldhn Eagie
►u-re n* l
** • Attorney-at-l^aw.
and Notary Public. Front room. up stairs, in
Parfchurst'a new building Oakalooaa. la. IMf
OAe in I'knili block. Oakmooea. lowa.
HunnrM promptly attended to. I*U
** Attorney-at-Law,
and Notart Public. OBk* | block south of 9
E. oof nor ot Park 1*
" Attorney -at-Law.
CoilccUoas promptly a:tended to. OBre oa
north side, over Fraakel's bank 1*
IhoLTOS k MctOY.
Oataiooaa. lowa OHce orer Knapp a Spald
ing'* hardware store. is
Attorney al Law.
Oafcniooan. lowa. W 11 practice in ail tbe
ooorta tMhce over the Oakaioosa National
Bank IMf
•>«kaioo*a, lowa Kusireaa attended to la both
Stair acd Federal t ourta. OHee. rooms 1 and
*, orer A M Ah aham * store, north side A
Gao W. L»rraarr. Gbo L Must.o.
<*#w orer oak»lo»*a NslKtoal Hank. Oaka
, »«a lowa 1*
C. p. saaat-a L. A Boorr.
A t turoeya-at-law,
aa I NtHartea Public oMcr trsi door »wl of
Mr order's oflkv National Hank building,
iisaaioiwa. lowa. )Wt
■ t OHEKT KI99D K.
as t Notary Public. Oakaloosa. lowa. iHbce la
Lenteauial block. over Fraakel's clothtac
•l.er north side Square Practice la all of the
reerts ot the State. IS
” Attorney-*!-1-aw.
And porereasrot rlalai Spent oßor is Boyer
A Bar nee Nora. O riooaa. lowa Prompt at
tewtion psren to us. tlona Probate business
will re» »r care* • I attention. Busieees nt
t ended u> ia the C. S and State court a ikf
* Attorney hi I aw,
and > oiieot.oa Agents Attend to any le«ai
txia ores ia the Suu* and Federal tonrtsen
trusted to them. e orer N. Oppenkelaser
I >o Y Not m l *hoe store south side of
’••laiost. lews. istf
Jtan v tiaou lunu U»*i«
r. r Knn
L' Attwaayb a* L«w.
t««* wirt practice la all
«oit*>tK*o* mat* a •pe.-ta' feetur* Oi«#wr
Fraakel A CVi Rank. Rraerh iiAr* *1 N»w
>barua I*
i. A LOIMKIAI. J U.lawuu.
* 4ttorwyH*>Liv t
"efca> >oea lews. n*?* om ktlwikt C»u«l]r
IRtl. M«lk*r«. corner publß square Ooi-
Iwimh aaW M<l rwiiitfd i>r««|rt|j t’navey
tO IDI !•
■ ■■ ii i.™ ii
Jao mniL Jmo. H. *4uu.
rwatoat ikßilr.
L.C. Rtawcatat. W»hHl
The Firmer* k Trader*
CAPITAL 1100.000.
Jao. B*ebe,. L. C. Rtanckard.
T. 4. IlMtuoM. U. B. MeTali.
U W MeAiat 11 Matthew Makes
P. w. FkiUtpe. Pater Riap.
J.B wait sort
P m National Ruk ChMn.
Metropotnaa Motional Baak. New Tort
mi Valiev Nattaaai Baak. BA. Loei*.
The Oldeet B*nk is Mikitka Countj.
WUiraeatva dapoau and transact a general
baakteg ni>«a* ae«i nollaetlaa bu*tne*i. Ik*
■ante aa aa ReoryofaMd baak
■ if- aa all tka principal attlaaef tka
Lamed Btataa aad all otiaa off Earnpe buugkt
and aoM at same to aatt tka purekieere.
Faaaage uekeu to aad froai all potet* la
Europe far aala at tka lawat rake*.
CtaUf rttpoe will rtaaw praeagt attaatAaa
Taka mrtrnUj lapttaaw baak tap baaiwaaa
Mtka* tk * W * m * * *" r *i 1 " P *° UJ is*
Wm 8. lltrUH, D. W. Dotun
Pm. ». A- l-imacr, T.-Pm.
—THE— .
Ostaloosa Mm\ Bait
or omaloosA. tow a
Vg.l torm J v.McMcan.
J. a. uuv. D. V. Unun,
B. U Br—c—. M L. Un,
Jamwb lacOLLon.
Pir* all o—l But. K«V T*rt.
ftll—. Sol A Co., Utojwt
■lo4Lmi—flon^S—fc, CM—e,
» Dio—l »ori ■—S, in—pift
J. A.L C—i«. a. •. Bonn,
OrgaaM Qwimjk* 3UW Uwa.
PAID UP CAPITAL, $100,060.
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VOL. 36, NUMBER 50.
• MONEY. LAND. fee.
. Israel M. Gibbs, Broker
Loan* of all kind* eegotiated. Mercantile
paper bought and sold. Room I. over Farmer*
i , Trader*' Bank. Oskaloosa. lowa. IMf
, 1 1 bare on my books a large number of fares
aad bouses la laws; aleo many thousand acre
of wild land. If you have real estate to sail or
wish to buy, give me a call. I pay taxes in any
j part of the State. Conveyaealag don*. Otto*
| in Boyer A Barnes' block. Oskaloosa. lowa
Oae hundred nice building lot* in Lacey's addi
tion to * takalooaa. I*
Xd*2id A&ency.
i Farms and Town Property for
Sale, Taxes Paid, and
Conveyancing Done.
, , Ottee over (Wkaloaaa National Bank.
> j MU LaMVrty * Hsrcan.
i Real Esiate & Loan Agent
j in large or 'mall amounts, on oog or short
time SHU
• 100,000 la • 100.000
Money to Loan!
At Six Per Cent Annual
on 5 years' time, ta loans of »si<u and upwards;
with privilege of paying glue and aoove in au
aual payments, if desired.
1 19tf JOHN P. HIATT.
Bargains in Land
Saburban Locations.
The 11 ndensigne«i offers for saiesiS acres of
ground two minute*' walk east of H. W. Mc-
Neill's property, and one mil* east of the Pub
lic Square in OskaJoo's. | will sell lhe whole ■
piece or In lot* to suit purchasers.
The land front' dlrox-tlv on lb* Boulernrd
and lowa City r.md. and has the finest natural
grades and building site' to be found In or
aroued the city. Bverr acre is underlaid with
a heavy vein of coal. >pring Creek run# along
ami through the east side of the land and fur
sis b*' a constant supply of water.
Will be sold at reasonable prices and on cosy
Cowan & Hambleton’s
Loan & Abstract Office.
tYUO.OOU to loan at« per cent Interest on live
years time: borrower baviap the op
tion to pay part or all of prin
cipal after first year.
We also hare a complete set of Ah-tract Bocks
of kll
Lands and Town Lots
In Mahaska County. lowa.
O«oe in front room of new Masonic buildmp,
north east corner of Public Sioare
ms o>kal<io9a. iowa.
Residence and Garden
Small Farm Plots For Sale.
I am now prepared to sril tn small or iarpe
lots to suit purc haser., and at reasonable fip
urea, the whole of the farm known as tbe
•stkwabd HEIRS FAUM
lying between the lowa City and Hurltnpton
run U, Hnro<atintcly oonu*u«>u» L> theeitr, and
now occupied a* tenant* by L M. anti J. C-
The fkrm m divided br the C K I A P and
lays convenient for division into Plots lor
toned. It ts believed to be
Underlaid with Coal !
and has pood drainape s»«l water facilities.
A complete plan nod survey of tbe uroperlr
may be seen at the < Ace o! Jno O. Murolui
Part cl the purchase money may be secured
oa any plot bought. II desired.
Osfcaloosa Marble Worts.
F. W. McCall,
Dealer la
a»i»a«tu T*aka. Heart >«<•»»•. sootee aa
Aaartai mraati* MmibmU A*
•• utlAUkbA K»wa
Oskaloosa, lowa,
W. E. VERNON, Prop.,
—aitrrtctrua or—
fwa One to Twetve Horae Power.
Machinists' Supplies,
Including (Rafting*. Pui.eya, I eat bar a art Kab
; bar MWaa. Meaa rtitiaga. etc, etc .
AireaM aa short notice aad at
rery reasonable rates.
of all kinds aaatly aad quickly door. Cali oa
aw before you bay anrlfting id n; liae.
Shops (laa Work North of Ex
change Hftsak.
Seevers & Neagle’s
12 lbs Granulated Sugar 91.00
13 lbs Standard A Sugar 1.00
14 lbs Extra C Sugar. 1.00
8 lbs Good Green Coffee 1.00
8 lbs Good Brown Coffee 1.00
1 lb Can Brat Full Weight Baking
Powder. 25
1 lb Desiccated Cocoanut 30
1 lb Good Young Hyson Tea So
1 lb Fancy Mixed fra 50
90 kinds of Canned Goods, per can 10
1 lb Salmon. 15
2 lbs Salmon. 25
Celebrated White Bose Flour, per
sack. US
90 Ban White Bosnian Soap 1.00
All Standard Brands Plug Tobac
co, per lb GO
Earthenware, 3 gallons for 25
Southwest Corner Pu
blic Square. «yi
H. Snyder&Son,
WEI set! ss ekeep ss say e*kor bosss Hi tbs
Sty. If you wantaaaafcof lb
is the wig. Ml sa a*.
Everything Freeh.
Hor>k shoeing.
Tolbert A Miller. Blacksmiths,
at their old stand west of I'ottottce, will do
Shoeing aa low as any other shop in Oakaloo
u. 1«_
O. F. meets oa first aad third Monday
evenings of each month, at Odd Fellow* Hall.
Visiting Patriarch* cordially invited to attend.
S. L. Harvbt. C. P
B. S. Ha tutor a. Serine. 46
Mahaska lodge no. i*. i. o. o. r.,
meet* *very Saturday evening at the Odd
Fellow*' Hall, one block north of the Postofflre
Visiting brothers cordially invited to attend.
cba*. Wray. W. l. Howa.
Secretar' (51] N. G.
jJ H AS. W. "RACY.
Civil Engineer.
Ofiicc and residence on High street. 3 blocks
iwst of Court House. Oskaloosa. lowa. Sitf
Booksellers, Stationers.
Wall Paper Dealers,
117 West High St,
Oskaloosa. lowa. IP
Boot & Sloe MaiDfactonr,
Has reopened hi* ti pat bis old stand, second
door west of the Burnett House, where 1
would be pleased to see all my old customers
and all others that may favor me with a call.
Many year* of experience ha* enabled me to
please the most fastidious.
Strain Heatiiiir, Plum bins:,
Agent for the H avion Base It urn lop Boilers;
dealer in Iron Pipe. Fitting* and Bras* Gouda
'.ea'. Ptpe, Rubber Hose. Packing. Iron and
Wood Pumps, Sewer Pipe, Gas Fixtures. Ac.
No. 214 West High Street.
19 Oskaloosa, lows.
C O A Is.
Try the COAo from John Burdens' New Shaft.
It ia of pood quality and gives general
satisfaction. All orders left at
on the southeast corner of the square, or at
on the south went corner of the square, or at
on High street, will receive prompt attention
This mine is on tbs Beacon road one mile from
town. nSSyI
yoiM Bills For Sale!
The underlined has three young. Short Horn
Bulls - tine young animals which will be sold
cheap. Also ha« some pure Poiand-i hina sows
with pig. by ‘‘DECATUR.” a celebrate**, hog
from Illinois t ail at farm mile north of Fair
S7tf N. W. HUSSEY.
Henry Walling*
Dealer in
Building Material of all Kinds.
and contractor of
6RICK and ruble stone
Cisterns Fluks and Cellars
Built on short uolioe Also hare pood Brick
for sals at lowest market prios.
nl9tf Oskatoosa lowa.
Fresh ramily and Fancy
Queensware and Classware,
Provisions of All Kinds
In tbrrtr reason. gv U>
>• Southeast Corner of Sowar*.
L. Cook & Son,
Steam Plow Shops.
Wc iu.tr a SPECIALTY of
Plow, Reaper, and all kinds of
Farm Machinery
tii,*!* warranted t«) give eati.Noiion In all
oner* tuar in and «v tie and
give ua a trial.
L. Cook & Son.
If Yon Htvs Any Models
to Make for Patent
aklll. conault
E. A. Hohnbostel,
Power House. West Room, sr.m.t
Pies of Fin Insnraoce
often seetn high to property owners, but It
ebouirt eat be forgotten that a property or
baSMM which will pot warrant the u
peeee ef proper insurance had bet
ter be disposed of and the aapt
tal employed In it eecnrely
Invested in Securities
yielding e tree profit, but which cannot be rte
etroyed by are. In abort. Iram took
PaorasTT or go out of busince*, and
whea ineunag be rare you get the
beet, which can always be ob
tained from
Usaraaee Agency. North Mde of Square, over
Franker* Bank Ik
Eye and Ear Physician.
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•> A SrM TWrngUj MtipH frniit<*
Book-Keeping by Actual Business Practice.
This department of our school is on* of tbs beet In the
Tailed Stats*, under the charge of Prufeasor Wraco, one
of the fined penmen In the world. Send 6 cents fur beau*
Uftal specimens of his work direct from the pen.
All our departments are superintended by practical
teachers of lon* experience; Address
J. H. Sheak,
Will pay the highest market pru'e in Cash
For all kinds oi Grain.
•a tbe Central of lowa Railway Track, W«*t
High Street. OskaJooaw, lowa. Bit
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J. B. McCurdy & Co.,
• |
gj North-East
■ Corner of the
H Public Square. Cj
The Boss
W iFinitiNDttlm 50
<j And
Invite evetybody to call
PQ aad see tbetr H^j
W New Stock. _j
Q 1 T "
Nicest Goods W
h> Greatest Yiriety w
Svsr broagbt to Oskaloo
•a fbr the a—sy. at*
Ic aitten of the estate of Janeee Rbioebart,
Node* Is hereby glreo that there Is a*w os
Ale in the oflu* of the Clerk of the Circuit
Coart of MahaafcA oousty. lews, the Saai eet-
Wwsy sad dleekar|p*of JobaMc^
mtMe of J sates Rh! neb art, degssgsd. and tbs
US) Meet for Koarm,? oa thehd day of the
roc wax nwo thk
“No." replied a sufferer, racked with cruel
pain and latter torment. “I haven't Rheumatism,
but AUnsarim Aaj m« f "
Aud what a terrible grip Rheumatism has,
when It takes hold of its victim ! It is not unusual
to meet, people who have been tormented by this ty
rant foe so many years that they thought their in.
heritanoe of pain could never be removed.
ItheumaUm cornea from poison In the blood.
The doctors have wrestled with it in vain. They bav ,
found tbri- priMcriptiou* powe.tee • to subdue it.
Am !X)phokos has won the victory.
Mr. D. G. Stratton, of New Loudon Conn., was
long a victim to Sciatic Rheumatism, so thst he ooold
not walk In twenty four hours Athlophonos set
turn on his feet, and took away his pain.
Mr. Godwin, of Crumpton, M(L,wus&sufferer
to a frightful extent with Rheumatism The change
wrought in him by Atblophoxo- * astonished
the community where be is so well k. wn.
The Rev. Mr. Beecher, of Chicago, brother of
Henry Ward beecher, has been afflicted with Chronic
Khsuiuatiaui He writes that Athlofioso* “has
removed all the sharp paius," and that he “ reoom
■nended his friend- to try it aud be convinced.”
If you cannot get Ath lophoros of your druggist,
we will send It ex press palJ. oti receipt of regular
price—one dollar |-er bottle. We prefer that you buy
It from your druggist, but if he hasn't it, do not be
persoaded to try is>mething else, but order at ones
from us as directed.
Used herb* m doctoring tbe family .and
her simple remedies DID CURE ia
most cases. Without the use of herbs,
medical science would be powerless;
and yet the tendency of the times is to
neglect the best of all remedies for those
powerful medicines that seriously in
jure the system.
is a combination of valuable herbs, care
fully compounded from the formula of
a regular Physician, who used this pre
scription largely in his private practice
with great success. It is not a dnnk.but
a medicine used by many physicians.
It is invaluable for ItYSpEPSIA,
KIItSET acd Limt COM HI. A /ATS,
jrr.RToi s rxHA rsr/o.v. s>.t*.
-V E-‘ .s. IXUIVESTIOX. *Cc.; and while
cu. m.i i hurt the system.
r~. C. J. Rhodes, a well-known Iron
man of Safe Harbor, pa., writes:
“Mr ann wa* completely prrwtrsi.-.i t.y fever and
Cs. Qaituse »uJ bars* dal him uo pood. I
i sent for Miahler** Herb Bitters and in a abort
time the boy vrae quite well"
”E. A. Schellentrager. Druggist, 717
St. Clair Street. Cleveland, 0 , writes ;
“ Voor Bits era. I ran aay. and do aay. are pre
scribed by mow of tbe oldest and most prominent
phyaioana ;n our aty "
525 Commerce Bt., Philadelphia.
Parker's Pleasant Worm Syrup Never Fails
Cttres s Prevents
Chill a said Fever, Malaria. Intermit
teataad Bilioua Fever. Indlßeetiaa,
Dyspepsia. Loss ofA«ptlt*.N*rroß»-
»•*. Lom of Sleep, all Fraal* Weak
aeeeea and all Summer Comp lain ta.
Sovo Farr or U 8 Liqoch LiCfust trv au Rt
uaeLC and Dealers.
METTE A KANNE, - Sou PweruTtm.
BBT. litniS. MO.
Blck ITcedar he and relieve all the tror.Mee Inci
dent to a bilioM state of the system, such a* Dta
srneea, Naaeea, Pn-wumw. Dirtrve* after eating,
Paia ia the SMe, Rr. While their most remark
able aacoam ha* beea shown in caring
TTradache.yet Carter'• Little Uvar Pill*are equally
valaabie la Constipatioa, raring and preveutior
this annoying complaint, while they alao correct
all disorders of the stomach, stftnolei - the liver
and rvgalate the bowels. Xvm if they only Care*
Ache they woo VI he almost priceless to thoee who
saffer f r un this di«trea»ing complaint; bat forts
aarely their goodneesdoee not end here, and those
who once try them will fnd these little pills tela
ahle In so many ways that they wfll not be willing
to do without them. Bat after all sick head
I* the bane of so maav lives that here i« where we
make our great boast. Oar pills care U while
others do not
Carter’s Little Li rev PHIe are very small and
very easy to take. One or two pUls make a dose.
They are etrieUv vegetable and do not gripe or
puree, hat by their gentle action please all who
i*eThem. fn vale atm cents; five for tl. Sold
by druggist* everywhere, or soot by mail.
Si Louis & Si Paul Packet Co,
~iyvxLn>s~ArfT> rovitrsrg,
rtr s/fiIfrWHEZL sfgAItTXS ,/Ah HJ"
- taba or tbb uofmrrsc rxnuws are
•» EommTm. ■ * ■ - ||s -
* CmutDß.JC*. mens f -
* Ihiißlih Mn •» * * ♦* It ad •
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Afr. Kookuk,' tow*, m m m »
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OHM » NOW«S— T 1 m»yi iwHWB , SHHfON
Wl MM. Mt,
•L U«la Sa
How tbe Institution Began Work What
Is Done in the Industrial Depart
ment—t>a the ring of the Hosts
A Strange Scene.
[Tuskeeee i.Vla. > Cor. Inter Ocean.]
In the winter of 188.'* the legislature of
Alabama passed an act setting aside an
annual appropriation of s2,o'ri for the
establishment and maintenance of a col
ored normal school at Tuskegee. with the
condition that the money should be used
in paying teachers' salaries In order
that advantage might be taken of this
oiler, somebody had got to be found to
establish the school who had the pluck
to liestir himself and secure funds for
buildings and the necessary equipment
The state superintendent of instruction
wrote to Gen. Armstrong, of Hampton
fame, asking him to tind a principal.
Gen. Armstrong named Mr. Barker T.
Washington, one of his numerous pro
teges, who had come to Hampton with
only ."><> cents in his pocket
Mr. Washington o|*eiied his school in a
dilapidated country cliurdb on July 4. in
lbSl, after only one week s pre|»aralion,
with a membership of thirty students. In
less than four short years the school has
attained a membership of nearly ”00 stu
dents. each one of whom signs a contract
when he comes here that he will teach at
least two years in the public schools of
Alabama, aud has twelve teachers, for
whose service the state now pays $3,000 a
year; the institution owns SM) acres
of land, free of debt: a brickyard from
which 10.UUO bricks are daily turned out
by the students, and a windmill and
lank sixty-five feet in the air, with pi{>es
and attachments for carrying water to any
part of the premises; there is one
college budding which cast 4>6,000. and
another to cost over *IO,OOO in process of
erection —being built bv students —besides
a large number of cottages for boys,
poultry bouses, sheds, etc. there is a
printing otlice, a car) enter shop, a laun
dry, a sew ing school, forty acres of grow
ing croi»s, with live stock and tools;
and preparations are now being made
with the limited funds that are at the
command of this most deserving school to
add to the industrial depart nu-ut black
smilhiug. tinsmithing, shoemak.ng, fruit
canning, broom making and a saw mill!
There is also a night school for the very
poorest scholars (to whom the institute
furnishes employment by the day) and a
public colored school to give normal prac •
tice to these prospective teachers, after the
aualogy of the Butler school at Hampton.
1 went on a tour of inspection of the
premises in company with I rofessor
Washington, the state superintendent of
education, and some other prominent
white citizens The splendid work of
the young principal has won the sympa
thy and co 0,-eration of even the southern
white peo Ic. NN e saw mammoth pota
toes, turnips, cabbages, and various other
“Mur land is poor.’' said Professor
Washington. “ but I wouldn't have .t
otherwise, i got it with that fact in
view l want the students to learn how
to make good laud out of poor land. It
is a small achievement to grow good crops
on rich land W e are trying to raise an
intelligent class of farmers. *
In the carpenter shops were exhibits of
furniture made '. y the students, beds,
wa>hstands. tables, etc. In the girls in
dustrial department were shawls, aprons,
shirts hats, tidies and other articles of ap
parel or household use.
In the meantime colored people had
been docking to the school from all the sur
rounding country Both sides
street were lined for nearly half a mile
with the wagons and buggies of jieopie
who hud come i.ve, ten. nfteeu. twenty,
and even twenty-five miles that morning.
It had l«en raining for nearly a week,
anu yet on this day the heavens smiled
their pleasantest. Nature would not dare
to weep on >uch an occasion. 1 took c~-
casioi. to s*\ to one jolly darkey who
had just been rino tiered with kisses by
a radiant daughter who had been to school
for three months without visiting home
” W hat do \ou thi ik of ibis school.’"
“Hon tit boat all. -ah'*" was ibe reply.
“ Yere we black folks was four years a go.
Dot knowing da' *ucb a Ibiug as eddica
tion was for uv N see de kyar
riage- 1 got up and staried long fo day
light Tw as ramin den. but 1 jess prayed
de gad awd to pull lack his clouds an
let the daylight shine through An he
did. Ise boun’ n<>w dat my chilluns shall
have a chance ef I didn t.
The multitude was fed by Professor
Washington under a grove of four mam
moth tnulfv rry trees, the tinest mulberry
trees I ever saw
After this collation everybody adjourned
to the college chapel. That is everybody
did who could get inside. W heu the stu
dent choir of ID voices commenced sing
ing that inexpressibly sweet plantation mel
ody “ Bright Sparkles in the ( hurt hyard. "
I looked about over the sea of btack fa< es
fringed in front wit n a few w hite ones—
fares of former slave ow ners, and some
how a lump sra'hered in my throat l
am not sentimental, but somehow 1 had
to keep winkinc fast or my brimming
eyes would have run over Two decades
ago who would havedured to predict that
such an audit*me of well dressed, eager,
tamest colored jieoplc would so soon
gather on such an otrasion. while some
w hites who could not get chairs would lie
found sitting on the edge of the plat
1 arrhasius would have given all the
world to be aide to paint a dying groan
Hut 1 would have given a whole universe
of worlds, had they been mine, to have
been able u depict in words the peculiar
emotion of that strwuge. inspiring ooc*
Dfwlvltil the I'avnbrokwa
lAr anssw Traveler I
It appears that an alloy of copper, plati
num and tin has Io n extensively used in
tireat Britain for jewelry with the object
of deceiving pawnbrokers. The fraud baa
been very successfu' as the compound re
sists the usual niti c acid test for gold.
The dlor has even been used f< r counter
feiting Knglish coins.
A Test for S.i«p • :id st Animation.
E h n,f J
A» electriciau asserts that in bodies in
wh’ch life is not extinct the temperature
rises upou the application of an electric
current, but never in the case of actual
death. This fact supplies a test for use in
cases where life is suspected to remain in
persons apparently ad.
Female Trapete t'e
The highest price paid for female trap
ere performers is S2OO per week. This
may look too large, but it reaily is not
when the perils to be encountered
sidered. The lowest price paid is SSO per
week, and one has to be very expert evan
to get that
A Crab Km*.
|New York Sun.]
• I saw a crab race once." 'put in one of
the listeners. “It was on the west coast
of Kngland There had been a good deal
of discussion in London as to whether
crabs had any sense and some one tug
nested that a trial be made, and a good
deal of cash changed hands on the result
Tbe trial was to test the homing instinct
A man by the name of farew, a sport
ing character, made a wager that i rabs
dropped overboard ten miles from where
tbev were caught would tind their way
back within five days. I heard after
ward that be won over SSOO on it, and it
was tested in this way Five bushels of
crabs were caught at a certain place and
all marked ana dropped over ten miles
down the t oast In three days some of
tbe marked crabs were back, and in less
than a week they were caught every day,
showing that they could find their way
Imm k with just the same ease as a pigeon.
1 heard later that the sporting man had a
sure thing, as he hail hired some crabbers
to try the same thing a month before "
Th« Key of Death.
(Youth's Cotnpaiioa.l
In the arsenal at V enice there is still
preserved a email golden key. which bears
the name of the “ Key of Death. " It was an
instrument invented in the fifteenth cen
lury by an Algerine named Tebakla It
hung at his girdle. and while toying care
leeaiy with it. he would turn the handle,
when a needle of exquisite fineness was
shot from it, which would bury it
self unfelt in the fiesh of the
person whom be wished to kill.
The needle was tipped with a deadly
poison. It was not until Tebaldo’s vic
tims could be counted by the score that
his secret was discovered.
The vouftg man who sets out in ltfe
with a keen wit, a poor opinion of human
nature, and a delight In saving a good
thing at anybody s cant, will soon find
that be wields as cruel and deadly a
weapon as thG famous “ Key of iJeatn, *
which will not only wound others, but
poison his own life, and leave him to n
solitary, miserable o il aga
a St
Catting » Ridiculous Figure—Trying t«
Cat eh the Eye of the Waiter.
'Brooklyn Eagle.]
Of all the curious fashions, that which
encourages young men to wear high silk
hats and shooting blouses in the streets of
New York is the most absurd. The av
erage cigarette smoking and spindle
legged young clerk is apparently never so
happy as when he can get on a plaited
blouse and bind it by a belt around his
waist. The blouses are of dark blue, pep
per and salt, drab and sometimes almost
white in color, and are the most ridicu
lous garments for use imaginable
They are accepted as the proper jacket
for shooting and touring in England, but
the Anglomaniac dudes believe that they
are fit for anything here A high hat and
a short coat is bad enough in any instance,
but when a man wanders around in busi
ness hours in a beaver bat and blouse he
cuts about as ridiculous a figure as he well
One hied who is particularly fond of
this style of attire is in the dry goods
business in Worth street lie has a suit
made of very light drab material, patent
leather pumps, red hose, olaited blouse
and silk hat He thus goes about attend
ing to business wearisg ball room slip
pers. a b-l intei ded for mourning wear
and a shooting jacket He is a pudgy,
fat and wabbly young person with a scowl
that is intended to be intensely haughty,
and ends by being weakly peevish
He tame into the Astor house dining
room on the second iloor and strolled
down between the tables with an air of
ineffable contentment. His usual toilet
was variegated ny the acquisition of larire
red gloves His mustache was waxed and
an eyeglass dangled over the front of his
shooting blouse After staring at every
body in the room he sat down at one of
the tables near the window, apparently
unmoved by the careless and eontemptu
ous eers whi< h greeted his arrival on
every side
He screwed the single glass to his eye.
picked up the bill of fare and read it by
the eye that was unincumbered by the
glass. The waiter was a tall, suave, bald,
dexterous and polite Alsatian. He bent
with an assumption of the most profound
respect over the young man. who awaited
his order. I!e waited a long while while
the guest scanned the prices marked op
posite tlie various dishes, and then
straightening up moved to a distance
about ten feet awav and stood looking at
the howling swell before him. The swell
—for such he evidently thought himself —
motioned with his finger to the waiter,
but that functionary appeared not to see
him He was looking about ten feet over
the guest's head. Then the guest tried to
catch some other waiter’s eye. In vain.
The_\. too. all pretended not to see him.
Then he whistlea as one would to a dog.
but though it attracted the attention of
everybody in the room not a waiter an
Presently the big Alsatian moved over
to the table where the dry gooils man sat.
smoothed the cloth anil stepped awav
again just as the “swell” began to tell
him what he wanted There is no ques
tion that a waiter can make it very un
comfortable for a diner if he wishes to
This particular waiter had laid himself
out to annoy the fat man in the shooting
jacket, and he met with extreme success.
He excited the admiration of all the other
waiters by the deftness with which he
hung around the man's table and yet
never gave him an opportunity to tall
him what he wanted, and when tbe con
glomerate sj>ecimen of swelldom rose dis
gusted, and stamped out of the r<-om, the
business men who were dining there
smiled indulgently on the tall waiter and
did not feel like censi ing him in the
least for his imi'eriinenc*.
A l*wt Art Thought To Be Found.
I t oa Observer.]
A L tica gentleman of lei* -e believes
that he has discovered th* i . secret of
making violins that pi o-' oated
in England in the twellu. er iry and
which has immortalized tL«. tnies of
Amatis at Bre&hia. Stradivn;, uud the
<»uarner;> at < remon.v ami Steiner in the
Tyro!. He has made sixteen violins aud
over 200 experiments, and can now con
struct a violin with the tones of a tlute or
any other that may lie desired. lie dis
cards all former theories that attribute the
excellence of old instruments to the lac
quer. varnish singing woods, etc, and
finds that scientific principles and sound
wood arc the irnsis of all perfect instru
ments. A prominent manufacturer has
already o-.ered him SIO,OOO for the secret,
bur he is not quite ready to sell it.
Safety and I>»D(rr.
[Philadelphia t at! i
Fyst lien—There comes the woman to
drive us out of her garden.
Second lien -1 es, and she s picking up
a stone too' Lets riy out. quick
First Hen—No. no stay here.
Second lien —But sites aiming right
for us
First Hen —Yes, and if weahou'd move
we might get hit
Xu t nrertalu HountUrt Unr
| Exchange |
The treaty between Kngl&nd and Rus
sia. matte in 1835, for the purport* of de
lining the boundary between Alaska and
the . orthweM territory, is reported by an
otiicer of the roast survey to be so faulty
in scientific precision that there art* grav'e
doubts w hether a considerable extent of
border territory belongs to Kngland or the
l nited States
A Ikhml Fire-Escape Idea.
[Exchange ’
A fire escape idea, and a good one. is
seen in Massachusetts hotels All the
staircases and landings are marked out
plainly by red lights The bewildered
trav W. in case of alarm, lias not to
frope about or lose precious time in tak
ing the wrong turning for the stairs.
They are always to be discovered by the
red lanterns
ttaliaa Coral.
[Chicago Herald
The Italian coral fisheries employ 4,200
fishermen, who annually secure 50.000
kilograms of coral, valued at
The manufacture of this coral into oeads
and crosses, in which form it finds its
way to every part of the world, adds mill
ions every year to the wealth of tbs
Italian people.
An Old Astronomical Chart.
In the largest library in the world, in
Paris, there is a C hinese chart of the
heavens made about 600 years before
Chris'. In this chart t. 460 stars are ft .nd
to be correctly inserted, as corroborated
by the scientists of the present day.
Healthy Troop*.
The Dominion Sanitary Journal says
that in forty days there were only three
deaths from disease among the Dominion
troops, numberinr 5.000, engaged in put
ting down the reLellion.
Josh Billings: Opinyuns kant be worth
mutch; if they waz, people wouldn't all
wuss be so anxious to give these away.
Gordon'* Queer Religions Vlewa.
[Foreign letter]
Gen. Gordon had queer religious viewn
He held that the fruit of the original ap
ple eaten by Kve still affected the blood,
and contended that tbs virus could only
be subdued and counteracted by frequent
participation m the bread and wine of the
sacrament But so material a view did he
take of this rite that be thought tbe more
a man could ingest, in quantity, of the
consecrated food the better would be his
chAucee of expurgating from his physical
organism the poisonous corpuscles of the
forbidden apple.
Having foreseen that there would be
little or no opportunities of rec Iving the
sacrament in tbe Soudan. Gordon re
solved to take as much as possible of tbe
sacred elements before starting. He
therefore occupied himself the >aturday
before his last Sunday in Kngland in as
certaining tbe hours at which comtnun
ion would be administered in the tarious
rhurcbes within reach of tbe place where
he then was. and. rising early Sunday
morning, he went from church to church
in turn, partaking of the sacrament in
each, and thus received the elements some
half-dozen times in succession, beginning
at ti o'clock a m. and ending at midday
Chinese “White Wax’* Industry.
[Arkansan- Traveler |
The British consular agent at Chung
King. Mr. Husie, has made a tour through
certain districts of t bins for the purpose
of raining information concerning insect
white wax. He has found the substance
to be the product of minute brown, lice
like insects which exist, together with a
small black beetle, in excrescences or galls
attached to the boughs and twigs of an
evergreen, called by the ( hinese "the in
sect tree. * » arly in May these galls are
cojle ted and placed on tbe wax tree,
usually a stump from which rises nuraar
ous sprouts The creatures soon deposit
• white coating on the boughs and twins,
which often reaches a thickness of a
ouarter of an inch in ninety or a hundred
days. Tbe brandies are then lopped off,
and the wax is carefully removed by
scraping and boiling. The material U
then poured into molds, ai*4 becomes the
white wax of commerce, used chiefly far
The Hansom Driver’s Kind Invitation
Policemen on the Watch —An Eld
erly Masher—A Tramp—lmpu
dent Young Folks—Too Mnek
York Sun.]
A few nights ago a well-known lawyer,
of distinguished appearance, who had an
appointment with another man. went to
the corner of Thirtv-ninth street and Fifth
avenue to wait for him. They had agreed
to meet <>n the southwest corner at 9
“The appointment," the lawyer said,
last night, “ was rather a stupid one. but I
made it to oblige my client We half in
tendet to go to the L nion League club af
terward, but we preferred to meet out
side aud talk of what was uppermost in
our minds before we went in. 1 waited
for that man on the corner for what
seemed to be an hour. What I wish to
speak of about particularly is the verv ex
traordinary feeling of uneasiness which
took possesion of me while waiting on this
corner. When I arrived the stages
were traveling up and down with
tolerable frequency, occasional cabs
passed and a number of pedestrians were
out on the avenue. No one was on any
of the four corners when I took my posi
tion against the railing. I stood there five
minutes, looking at my watch frequently,
and I noticed that every stage driver
who passed looked at me with a good
deal of interest Finally as a hansom
came along, the driver pulled up liis
horse, looked at me confidentially and
said in a low tone: Tap’in, you can sit
in my- v eb and wait for the lady, just as
well as .-landin' there. I'll do it for a half
a dollar an hour. " I shook my head and
turned on my- heel. He said something
about my putting on a good many airs
for mv age. and drove on. Then I ob
serve*! that there were four members
standing in the window of (be club aud
grinning at me in the glare of the elec
trie light I whirled around and started
up Filth avenue impatiently.
"As I passed the end of the long fence
on the northwest corner 1 observed that
the two policemen who were standing
carelessly there were watching me closely.
When I got to the corner of Fortieth
street I could not resist the inclination to
turn around and look back at them. They
were still staring at me, and, as I am
reasonably well known among the city
officials. 1 could not help lielieving that
they recognized me and that they would
tell giddy stories about me to tbeirfriends.
Still. I was afraid to leave the vicinity,
for I expected lo nw-et my client at any
moment! I walked down to Thirty niuth
street again on the op|<osite side of the
street, and. looking fiver to the corner
where I had just liegun to keep my vigil.
I saw a dreadfully dissipated specimen
of an elderly rounder twirling his cane
and standing in my place. He
had a waxed mustache. fashionable
clothes, bent knees, and a wicked eye. I
went over and stood defiantly I csidc him.
He stared at me and 1 glared at him,
while the policemen across the way moved
a little closer and kept their eyes on us
both with undiminished vigilance. I
heard some one raise the sash of a win
dow, and looking up saw lwo servant
girls staring down at us interestedly.
1 hen a district telegraph policeman came
whistling up the east side of the avenue,
leaned against the lamp post across »hc
street, and also fixed his eyes on the tld
erly masher aud.mvself.
"At this (soint I wa* positively afraid to
look over at the windows of the club. I
pulled out my watch, expecting to find
that it wa- a quarter to 10 o clock at least
and discovered that it was exactly four
minutes after As 1 held the watch in
my hand a small boy who was passing
yelled, ‘1 >nn t get fidgety.' ( larcnee: she U
be here afier a while ’ The girls tittered
overhead, the elderly masher grinned de
lightedly, and il»e hoarse rumble from
across the street convinced me that the
policeman laughed 1 could actually feel
the grinning beads bulging out of the
windows of the club across the street
Then a flashy young girl came skipping
along. Hie l.«ked up impudently at me
smiled on the elderly man, went across
the street and engaged in conversation
with the two policemen 1 knew j* rfectly
well that they were talking about the veti
erable chap with the white hair who was
waiting across the street At this point a
dapper young man with a mysterious air
and a < igarette got out of a couj»e over on
the only unoccupied corner, where she
club house is, lighted „ cigarette, stared
coolly at the elderly man and myself,
pulitd out his watch, and made it per
fectly apparent to everybody that he was
actually doing what 1 was suspected to l>e
at. and that he was not a bit ashamed
of it
“A tramp evidently supposed the
masher and I would be g»«od pay, for
whin he got to our corner he stopped
there, and stood about ten feet away gar.
leg at us appealingly with his bat in his
hand I pulled out my watch. It was
now Sent#, and there were ten or twelve
people waiting around this particular o»r
ner. 1 took a turn down the block again
and resumed my post Then I ventured
to Dok over to the club for the first time.
It was too niutli for me every man I
knew was shaking his bead and winking
significantly. 1 turned on my heel and
walked hurr.edly down to s 'ixth avenue
where I found the man waiting for me
and in a towering passion at what he
termed my delay. It was simply a mis
understanding as to the place of meeting.
I have come to the conclusion since that
experience lhat any man who ran wait on
a comer of a populous New York street
for an hour or two at night is gifted with
an amount of stoicism and repose which
is entirely foreign to my nature: "
Minor*©!* , “Mlc X\ ...» U
[( hft-ago Times 1
The “big woods'* of Minnesota well
deserve the name, for they cover five
thousand square miles, or 3. 200.000 acres
of surface. These woods cor*sin only
hardwood growths, including white and
black oak. maple, hickory basswood,
elm. cottonwood, tamarack, and enough
other varieties to make an aggregate of
over fifty ditlerent kinds. The hardwood
tract extends in a belt acroas the middle
ef the state, and surrounding its north
eastern corner is an immense pine region
covering 21,000 square miles, or 13,440:.
000 acres.
China'* T»l«fr*ph.
I Foreign Letter i
China which only six years since had
hut six miles of telegraph lines, has now
completed a system by which Canton, the
capital of southern C hina, is brought into
direct communication with the metropolis
of the north.
Awaiting Incineration.
A cremation society -wi Long Island,
which has not yet buL* its furnace and
chapel, has already in vaults nearly forty
bodies awaiting incineration.
During the present week there has been
a large bend of Indian* along Butte
creek gathering a grasshopper harvest.
The men and cbildreo have succeeded in
capturing large quantities of the pests,
and yesterday they brought to town twelve
large bags of them. They drove them
into pits with branches from trees, and
the catch was easily made The Indians
have a way of taking tbe legs and wings
from the hoppers by pressing upon lugs
containing them, leaving oi.ly the bodies.
The harvest is turned over to the squaws,
who convert it into t our and then into
bread. Tbe hopiters are ground into a
fine powder in stone mortars, after the
fashtou of grinding their maize.
old timers who have eaten grasshop; er
bread say that it has n pleasant taste, not
unlike that made from wheat Hour, and
that it is just as nourishing. The In
dians prize it more highly than wheat
bread. The process of drying the hopper
ia an interesting sight. The insects are
spread upon canvas stretched upon the
ground in a sunny spot, and are turned
and returned with the same care that a
perfect cook would hot cakes to keep
them from scorching. Tbe insects un
dergo this sort of treatment for nearly a
week, at the end of which time they are
as dry as leaves and easily |*owdered.
To the i ndians this is now a land of
plenty, since grasshoppers can be cap
tured by thousands with but little effort.
G»M Found JErery wh*r*>
[Scientific American.J
It has long been well understood that
gold is the most universally distributed of
metals, being found in all parts of the
world, hut most readers will probably be
surprised at a statement recently made by
Professor A. E. Foote, of Philadelphia,
to the effect that there is more gold in the
clay under the city of Philadelphia the"
would equal the entire valuation ef the
city. In IHI 2 men made 00 cents a day
washing the sands near t heater, on the
Delaware river, where William Penn
first landed, and quite recently several
dollars worth ef gold in grains were
taken from a well 130 feet deep within
twenty miles of PWbdeiphis.
Criticising the Knfrarer't Work—At the
New Orleans Exposition—ln Antwerp.
[Chicago Tribune.]
There gathered In a room at the Sher
man house one evening after a meeting of
the state board of agriculture several
members and their friends, wtjp were look
ing at the third or fourth attempt of the
artist to get up a head to the fair bills
whic*: might be up to the standard of ru
rat Illinois, one with horses and cows in
abundance had been rejected because the
animals were not full stocks but common
every day hoises and cows which the en-
Saver had known in early childhood he
re the war, and before the Hereford*
and Short-Horns and various other uo
pleasantnesses had brought blooded stock
into every barnyard
“That horse reminds me of a job a
New York engraver did for me,” a
guest remarked, pointing to a peculiarly
ungainly animal which was helping pull
a heavy plow with its center of gravity
askew “I had a cut of a reaper and
wanted horse* attached to set it off. I
Save the man The cut to fix up. In a few
ays he came into my office with a proof
of his work aud confidently asked me
how I liked it The horses were good
horses, a very fine team indeed, but in
stead of being hitched to the machine
they were fat ing it.
“ ‘Why in thunder did you make them
that way? Why aren't they pulling the
reaper 7 1 blurted out w hen 1 had got over
my astonishment
“ ‘I was going to do it that way,' he re
plied, but horses look so much better
when they are facing you, you know.' ”
“ When I was at the New Orleans expo
sitlon, ” put in another, “I saw a combin
ation of pictures as bad as that It was
in the Mexican art gallery. Directly above
a very good picture entitled The Cruci
fixiou of Christ there buug a gaudy and
Haring picture of a cock fight. 1 called
the attentiou of the Mexican attendant to
the incongruity,^but* he could see nothing
out of the way in it, even fter I had
reminded him of St Peter. Those Mexi
cans never can see anything. ”
“That puts me in mina. “ said
Dysart, the connoisseur from Franklin
Grove, “of a picture 1 saw in Antwerp
which was “ailed 'The Savior at the
Carpenter Bench. When l saw it there
was a jjreal crowd in the gullery admiring
the painting, which was undoubtedly a
great work of art. When I had looked
at it a while I turned to a man standing
before me whose face spoke raptures.
'I 'on t you see anything wrong in that
picture 7 said I.
“ No. certainly not.' he replied in a
rather shocked manner, looking at me as
if 1 were an escaped heathen
“ lou sec a man hahi at “ork planing,
the perspiration running from his brow,
and yet there is net a scrap of a shaving
to be seen.’
'Perhaps be was w iking by the day.’
suggested a worldly-minded bystander, a
suggestion which turned the conversation
into other fields than that of art "
The ’’Crop .Stick” Craze.
[Washington (’or. Baltimore American.
Among the ultra fashionable people in
Washington, the great rage of the horse
back riding seasou is the "crop stick. " It
looks like a cane with about a foot of the
lower end sawed off. All the swell people
use it when they go to ride. “What is it
good for aud wha» does i! mean?" asked
your correspondent of one of the livery
men of the city who makes this sort of
thing a study.
“Oh ” he laughed, "it is limply an ab
surd imitation of the -Engli h custom. It
is most ridiculous, but we 1 ave to cater to
it, of course. In England, you know,
those who ride in fox hunts and that sort
of thing, carry long whips with which to
whip in the hounds Well, those
whips are fasteued on to sticks with
bent handles, looking like canes. <»f
course, it is ail right where they have any
occasion for this sort of whip, but they
have none here et they want to ape
the English fashion, and so taVe the
stick, aiscurding the lash, for which
they cannot have even an excuse These
•crop sticks,' you see, have each of them
a stick fastened ovtr the end. as a place
lor a lash but tbe lash is never put on.
There is no need for it. “
“And they carry these absurd clubs for
use as wht|>3 for their horses 7- inno
cently asked the correspondent
" \ es. indeeu. but it's silly, isn t it?”
\ou might as well take your heavy cane
for a riding whip, hut that is what they
want, and so we let them have them.
They cost all the wry from $1.50 to SIY
The Choi* ra Report.
Madrid. July 31.—The cholera ts not
only increasing in the poorer quarters of
this city but is making its way into the
Areets oil the batter quarters of the capital.
The Vacant Judgeship.
Chicago, July io—Tt*» question of the
election of a successor ot the late Judge T
Lyle Dickey on the supreme court bench is
already leginning to agitate the lawyers
and politicians. Judge Dickey's term would
have expired in Jane. 128 S. Ooverhor
Oglesby will be obliged to call a special
election. The salary of the psition
is SO,OOO per annum The district is com
posed of Ox*. DuPage, Lake, Kankakee,
and Will counties, and is Republican.
Among Republicans ex-Judge Jameson.
Daniel Showy. Mason H. L»>mts. R R Mc-
Cagg, and J. L High have been mentioned
for the place. As the district only gave
Governor Oglesby 3,300 majority, there are
many Democrats who think they can parry
it, and they mention the names of W. C.
Goudv, Lyman Trumbull, and If W. Fuller
as possible candidates
Wife Murderer Haag.
Omaha Neb.. July 25.—An Osceola. Neb..
special announces that William W. Smith,
wife murderer, was executed by the sheriff
of Polk county at 11 o'clock Friday morn
ing, in the presence of 5,000 people. The
murderer an the scaffold denied his guilt.
The fences surround lag the place of execu
tion were demolished by the mob early to
the morning
Cork Plantation*.
[Chicago Herald.;
In Sardinia Sicily, and the region
around Naples, large cork plantations are
being tiestroyed in the improvident baste
of their owners to realize profit from the
superior quality of tannin afforded 4y the
bark and from the wood The French
have planted this valuable oak largely in
Algiers, where there is now over 500X1K)
acres in good condition. The number of
trees in Spain is al«o increasing It con
tinues to grow for 150 years. and reaches
the height of some fifty 'feet The wood is
not valuable e .cept for fuel. It is thought
that the tree would thrive in ( alifornia
still mi Op»n Question.
'« hk-a-o Journal 1
As they left the church he resolved that
he would put the important question on
the way home “Shall we cross the
square 'Mias t lara. “ he asked with infln
ite tenderness, “or shall we go round
it’* “Oh. I think we had better cut
across it” said Miss Clara “its much
nearer that way. * The important ques
tion Li still an open question.
Teacher* of Hee Keeping.
In Germany teachers employed by the
government travel from place to place
and give instruction in bee keeping.
New York'* Loa*.
!< 'hk-a*« Tritxnw.)
New York has suffered a grave loss in
the death of 1 raperor. a horse trained to
conduct himself properly when ridden by
a grand marshal in a procession The
average grand marshal is not perfectly at
home on his curveting steed, yet the aver
age grand marshal wants bis steed to
curvet for effect's sake Kmpe’-or would
do the thing imposingly, yet with safety
to bis rider tie would enable a shudder
ing grocer when on his back to look like
a field marshal, and knew enough to take
always his proper place in the procession.
It will be perceived what a loss the,death
of such a horse must be. Steeds trained
to carry grand marshals imposingly with
out throwing them are among the crying
needs of the age
Josh Billings: The man that is ail
wuss ready to follow advice iz sure to
follow the poorest that offers.
Kangaroo ieathc • is the toughest leather
known, but not much used.
The mill-owners of Best Begin* w and Bay
City. Mich.. Thursday resolved not to re*
nune operations except on the tense origi
nally offe ed—sieves hours and full pay or
ten hours end a proportionate reduction.
Occasional attempt* at iattmidatleo are
still mane, but many strikers are seeking
work at the oM tar an, sad the mill-ewaars
are confident of success. The Pennsylvania
oust! miner v ia auasioa nt re
solved to refer the question ef eABaMoo
with the Knights of Labor to the national
eon van lion, whleh meets at ladtaaapoUe
next month. _
Terrible Stores to Italy-
London, July SB.—There has bees n terri
fic storm at Terre tnjetaol, ia Italy Thir
teen persons were kiled ami twenty-4we in
jured by lightning.
Mix Little Deficiency of 9500,000 Explains
Trouble —An ImmenM Sal ration
Army Petition Before F aril ament
—British Politics— Votes.
Lc.’Pox, July SI. —The ‘sensational feat
urA of tbe Munster baifk collapse have
at last leaked out Robert Farquharson,
tbe recent junior t manager of the con
cern, has fled, and bis books as examined
far show an embezzlement ol
$850,000 through falsified accounts.
It is thought the total amount of bis defal
cation will reach $500,000. The sharehold
ers have offered a large reward for the ap
prehension of the fugitive. The reward
placards describe him as 40 years old, five
feet nine, average build, dark hair and
whiskers, mustache slightly tinged with
gray, fresh complexion, dark eyes, promi
nent white front teeth, walks with a stoop,
elegantly dressed, a native of Scotland.
For twelve years Farqubars n had beer
in the service of tbe com jinny. Suspicion
first attached to him last Tuesday, when the
official examiner discovered a half-erned
pencil entry in his book* The embezzler
promised to explain this, and left the room
on a plausible pretext That was tbe lari
seen of him. It is supposed he
immediately took an outgoing steamer.
Tbe absconder was director of
several companies, notably the
distillery company (limited). He was en
gaged to marry a wealthy Dublin lady
named Rogers, and had bought, paying
f'2o,l*oo for it a house in Leeson park; it*
furnishing was only completed Monday
night. Two years ago 4,000 pounds sterling
in gold were stolen from the bank, and a
clerk named Lodge was charged tried and
acquitted Farquharson was the only other
man who had the safe key. There is nc
doubt now that he was the culprit and
tried to convict the innocent man.
Farquharson did not live extravagantly,
but he speculated heavily, and is supposed
to have dissipated the greater part of hi*
Dublin, July 81. —The dbe*/very of fraud.*'
in the accounts of the Munster bank has
created an immense sensation here and in
Cork ami ha-* intensified the fear that its re
sumption of business is impossible.
Cork, July 31. Tbe committee of in
vestigation. which is inquiring into the af
fairs of tbe suspended Munster bank, re
port* that Farquharson willfully pre
vented the Bank of Ireland from ad
vancing to the Munster bank a desired
loan, which would have euabled it to tile
over the crisis, by refusing to give the Bank
of Ireland the securities intrusted to him,
with which to obtain tbe credit, and apon
which tbe Bank of Ireland had decided tc
Filled by the Presitleot some Illinois
Hearts Made Happy.
Washington City, July 81. —Tbe presi
dent Thursday made the following appoint
ments: To be collectors of internal revenue
—Andrew W. Welch, for the Second dis
trict of Illinois; Maurice Kelly, for the
Fourth district of Illinois; Joseph M. Mor
row for the Sixth district of Wisconsin. M.
D. McHenry, to be receiver of public
moneys at Des „ies, lowa.
Washington City. July 31. The presi
dent has appointed John Cadwaiader to be
collector of customs for the district of Phil
adelphia; P. Leonce Boutiy to be appraiser
of merchandise in the district of New Or-
Isnn*, La Indian agents: EL C. Osborne,
of Tennessee, of the Ponca Pawnees aud
Oto agency in the Indian terri
tory; Frederick Hoover, of Indiana,
of the Osage agency, Indian territory.
Jesse Lee Hall, of Texas, of the Kiowa-Com
anche and Wichita aganoy, in the Indian
territory; Timothy A. Hyrnex, of New- Jer
sey, of tbe N akima agency, in Washington
territory; Benjamin P. Moore, of New
York, of the Colville agency, in Washing
ton territory. Registers of the laud office:
Frank Dale, of Kan-as, at Wichita, Kan.;
Clate M. Kaistein, of Kansas, at Independ
ence, Kan.
The president has appointed A L. King
receiver of public moneys at Harrison, Ark.
He Kill the Karth of a Blot.
Brooklyn, July 31. —A special to Tha
Eagle from Woodsburg, L. L, gives the par
ticular. of a bloody affray which took place
near there Weduesday night between Joseph
Gardner, a retired seaman, and bis nephew,
named Bedell, who wa- depandent on him
for »upfK>rt Wednesday Bedell was xeut
by Gardner to collect 12 He did so, got
drunk with it and when he returned home
amu-ed himself smashing dishes an 1 abusing
bis wife. Gardner was sitting on the
door step peehng potat.es and interfered tc
protect the woman, whereupon Bedell seised
a shot-gun loaded with.buckshot,placed it at
Gardner's chin and tried three times to dis
charge it Gardner then slashed at Bedell
with his knife, inflicting eight terrible
wounds, one in tbe thigh, and seven in the
left;brea-t,oneof|tbem being so deep that tne
lung protruded from the wound. His wounds
are fatal Bedell ts known to tb.« polioe a*
a bad character. Gardner’s defense is «olX
Miscegenation In Chicago.
Chicago, July 31. —Ben Coleman, a wall
dreastsi and rather handsome young colored
and Kate Collins, an IS-year old Dish
girl, appeared before Justice White Thurs
day with a been e, and desired to get mar
ned. The ju-tice found a pretext for refus
ing to tie the knot, and jfiscated the li
cense The couple, it said, went to the
residence of a priest a:.i were married The
mother of the girl expressed herself that al
though -be knew nothing of it till Thursday
she suppo-ed she would have to consent.
The girl's father is very indiguaut, and
threatens to shoot both girl and her dusky
husband Coleman said his folks bved in
Put These Thermometer* on Ir*.
Roc Word. Ills.. July ol.—Tnur-dav was
one of the hottest days this year, the ther
mometer standing at lot in the shade.
John Morhen was affected by the extreme
heat and made insane. It took three police
men to arrest him, and in ae scuffle his
head was badly cut up
Px< ria. MK. July 31. —The beat here
Thur-day *»- intense, the thermometer be
ing 102 in the -an le. Two cases of sunstroke
here and six at IVmceville Wednesday.
None has resulted fataliy vet.
Salisbury lif fine* the Tory Policy.
Idkdox, July 31.— The lord mayor pre
sided at the banquet to the ministers
Wednesday night. There «t> a nota
ble company present, including Lord
Woiaeicy, Sir Peter Lumsden and
many iadh-- After the usual
loyal toaste, Lord Salisbury replied to the
toast to the minister-. He admitted that
Mr. Gladstone'' assurances had bee: honor
ably adhered to. He defended the gov
ernment against the charge of adopt
ing a Liberal policy, and contended
that the extended franchise m Ireland ne
ces-itated a change of policy m ths direc
tion adopted. In regard to foreign affaire,
be said it was necessary lor the honor of
the natiou that the government should c.jr
tinue the policy of the hue government,
even though it was opposed to the Conserva
tive policy; but toey regretted their in
ability to continue the threads of the policy
left by Ix»rd Beacons field Tbe government
would, however, devote themselves to do
mestic affairs and the promotion of such a
condition of things in countries ..i Africa
and the east dependent upou Kngland as
would restore a cordial feeling among tbe
Eurepean powers, which was essential for
tbe prosperity of the world.
Mast Keep Leo In Goad Humu-
Dcbuv. July 31. —United Ireland pub
lishes an 1 vojcbes for the authenticity of a
letter which Mr. Errington. British repre
sentative at the Vatican, wrote to Lord
Granville last May, where.n the former
says: “We must keep tbe Vatican in goou
humor. The Dublin arehMsboyric being
still vacant, tbe matter must be carefully
watched in <vler to bring strong press're
at tbe right momeut’’
Demanded Cash of Uladsloae.
Vienna July SI. —An Englishman named
Boydeli has been arrested here, at the re
quest of the British minister, charged with
having written to MLr. Glad stone demanding
that 300 pounds sterling be sent him before
Aug. 8L
A Popular Loan.
London, Juiy 31.— The subscription books
of the Egyptian loan were closed Thursday
The aggregate amount of the subscriptions
• offered was four times greeter than the
loan itself.
New York. July —The petroleum
market was the verge of a panic Friday
forenoon, when the Pipe line certificates
went up to Tbe market closed Thurs
day at 101, aud opened Friday at 102. Dur
ing the forenoon it fluctuated from 101 to
102){. The Standard Oil company is said
to be responsible for the rise.
Btraccse, N. Y., July 86. Babcock St
Andrews, broker*, have failed. They were
abort 000,000 barrels of oil, which precipi
tated the failure. Their asset* are esti
mated at SOO,OOO, and their liabilities at
Another Man Take* a Jump.
New Yoke, July Bk—At about V o'clock
Thursday morning u small party of men,
one of whom ware a long linen duster reach
ing down to hie feet, passed through tbe
Brooklyn entrance to tbe bridge promenade.
They walked out a little beyond the first
pier to a point not guarded for tbe moment
by tbe polio*. Then tbe man with tbe
duster on hastily threw off tbe garment,
end showed himself to be attired ia
a close-fitting jumping soil He run quickly
to tbe side of tbe bridge, and, clambering
through the wire netting, jumped off. He
stood perfectly erect for about 100 feet of
hb fmlL Then be suddenly doubted up and
n teound later struck tbe water ilka a bullet
from a rifle. Hie body disappeared and did
not come to tbe surface again. The mm
who were with tbe jumper quickly dsmp
peared. has yet bean dbeavered

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