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haeeehurst siqnaiT" HOME MEN AND HOME RULE._ VOlTzl- NO. 23. HAZLEHURST, COPIAH COUNTY, MISS., JANUARY 28, 1886._•_S2.00 A YEAS. RROPCSSIONAL CAROS. X L. MEADE. Attonu^y ut Luw, _ IIAZt.KliritHT. MISS. R. M. MILLKR, H. f. n>NM. MILLER & CONN, Attot'iieyw I aiw UAZLKIlt’KMT. MISS. JO. PURSER. Atlornoy ::l I HAXUUim S. D. RAMSEY, Attorm\> :ii I aiw, iixxi.Kiiritsr. miss. L R. HARRIS, « • M. ISU'I»*. HARRIS & DODDS. AtloriK'VH III 1 iJI^V llAKI.KIIlTHsr, Miss. "DR. JESSE R. JONES. Practicing Physician, IIA/.I.KIU Itsr. miss. 'DR. C. W. PURNELL. Physician and Snn»vnn, ii iii Kin ■ - r, sn - r. K. OATIS, < . t. OaTIS, jil OATIS & OATIS, Physicians ami Surgeons. IIAZI.KIIIT.sT. Miss. DR. S. F. CARR, 1IAZI.KI1CR.ST. MISS. 0(T<*r, hi* ***rrlr«», to t!i<» |»ul>lic rihI guRranttH”. «Rii,la<.liou. t».M »• o\*r 1*«»-»t » ftW l.mMiii DR. J. H. MAGRUDER," DEKTTIST, HAZL.KlltT.sT. Miss. All Mork ti! in Va.nii Hall Lull liu.'. Ill* «'m «.<> i -I -1-’*• n !•"'» I G. D. LOWE, Justice of Peace and Notary Public, IUZLKIII KST, MISS, m front of ('• iirtli F. r. HEIWAY, uakc* ami* uki ,:nn Wagons. Buggies and i'lims. lit IT* ON' ll\Xl» STEAM PIPES AMD FITTINGS, «Ml IM’K* AW FARM AND MARINE ELACKSM1TH1NG. T.JT. i>EIVlV, Mm.ufu tur r mi l r pair nf Buggies, Wagons ami I'lims “AMI” GEXKItAL KAUAI WOUK. Sl.nl, .hi Krc.t Slr>,,t. ra^t -••Ic* if tail* r>al. Work Guaranteed and Pries Reasonable. TONY'S HOUSE, No. 140 I'l'jtlnh Strrrt, I>tn.en St. Cbailr- nn ld'oruj* Str«yt», NB'V mil.MANS, LA. LODGING AT REASONABLE FRICES. Tosv Ifci.vru i. Proprietor. W. P. HUGHES, BOOT AM) SllOE.W.IkER, MB All OLIi IDHTUKKICE. Good Work and Satisraction Guaranteed. Iluclrliiintf, Mlw. JACKSON. MISS. Youoir meu of met try nn<! int> llicrix * wlm ile.ire to make their in the world by bal-its of economy and their owu in* duslilou* effort*, will have the l>e»t ad Tentages offered I it* in iu this institution for a<-«|uiiiUKO thorough I.umuko educa* lion. Forty Dallam »e« ur *a eobolarahlp for a complete course iu Uook-Kceptu;; and Pen lutuibip. The < ulire expense to »-cuie a DipJoma need aot exceed Miri, in 'luiiiu. scholarship. Board, Books, Btaiiouerv uud Washing. The second see«lou of tbit well establish ed sebsil Iwgliis Sept, loth, iMi. Send fcr circular* und sj-eciun us of pea mansion. KOUDKBl'BH * WYATT, Proprietor*. lOVTZ’S HOR3E AND CATTLE POWDERS «o IPasa will ate of coto ee Lexer* Tea. u f wo . i*»w -rs sr* »** •• •»» * ram/ s )*»»• er* wlllrwre >wl eel IKei* U*US>. r>wl>a Pew lees mill |»ewl llo« '* Ml* feeli i r,,. i#i» • II iiinre* •. e isenon ot e-i-X Cflw rfssm I.rniy (.1 n h(. is . s ase Iks twllef toe ®roe*» t K,»-l*»» wl*t *n»e *f pti »M strut **»'.r »u.> 0*. l. h II . . 414-4 • S*» e I«e s* ree*. fWli'l r: irwi.i Tuisiii SsTlsesCHOX an e»*ar»i»*e savin a. IOBTL. J'rejdisier. aaL r:ROBB, MU. / *v%» L. L. BRITTAIN -DEALER IV General Merchandise, keeps constantly on hand a full LINE OF Dry Goods and Groceries, Boots, Shoes, [IATS AND CAPS. Boys’, Youths’, and Gents’ Clothing. -ms STOCK OF— I.AIMIK DIUCSN (iOOIW Is of ||,*> Torr Itfi'sl .tvles, ami price* nro as low as the lowest, lie «■ »ow Prc* |..»rr*l to (uriiixh Pianos. Orson*. Violins ami oilier Musical Instrument* AT LOW PIDCUES AND ON REASON A HLF. TERMS. A •AfkOitJ iflpto^ -EB&TAi i aa-ucins*"^. , icon cu: err wcmt TAVinR MFG. CO. 6.1. RAGSDALE, HAZLEHURST, - MISS., AOKNT nut T1IK SALK OK Hardware. Machinery, Boilers, Engines, Saw Mills, Corn Mills, Caneand Rioe Mills, Hand and Horse Power Hay and Cotton Presses, Gins, &o. Wood ani> m >s wowc in Machinery <>i* All Kinds. Tutliiu« Water Wheel,, tTirular Saw,, Beltinit. Knitltie,, oil,, Ktnory Wheel,, anil Mill Supplie, ol nil kiuil*. We »eil Marhlnery a, low a, it ran 1«« Um^lit in New Orleans St. Loiii, or Mem* l>Li>. KUiniute, .m l catalogue, lurni»ho4 on appUrathwi. I Have 111 Slock a Full Assortment uf llunlwure. ( all ami Kxamhte Slock ami Prices. MILLSAPS & BROTHER, hasuliEIIuiist, • - • MisaiasiPi*!, DEALERS IN— Staple Ory Goods, Groceries, Hardware,! HOOTS, SHOES. HATS. C'Al’S, OKNKKAL Plantation Supplies. We have jiM mored Into the Daa* St If'. Where wo will l.e i«t.-a^**«l to «<*e our pa lr,,„, We have ou hand a complete *t.* k of frv.li now iultal.le to the .eaiton, wlm h we prot" -c to -oil at low price , t all ami exauitn.. Wo will con- | tin ml tv ao. 11 In hand u •■oniploto »t<ick f nno lr« »h k'mmW. nothin : «ho Idy, mid Inton I to diitrtlut.' tin Ill iiiimiik the peoplo. Wo tifito the Ladle* eapocially to call ami amino our l>iv« tioml*. jOKL LILLY, 1*00LXK O. HKITTAIR. LILLY <fc BRITTAIN, Lower Story Masonic Hall, HAZLEHURST, MISS., I —DEALKKS IN General Merchandise, kkki* constantly on hard a full link of GROCERIES, AND HKCKIVrNO A Fl’I.L LINK OF Staple ami Kauri (mods, (1othin$, llools. Shoes, Hats, Domestic, Calico, Hosiery, Handkerchiefs, Lace, Trimmings, Canned Goods, Hardware, Ami t>wrvthiii£ u*utllr Up' in a Hr**-*'!*** «tt»rv. Cull awl exaiuiu*our «toek ai»<l |,n.y. U K WILL K"T IlK 17NDKHMOLD. - - ■ ■ ■ -■ 1 K. M. REDDISH, * KATE M. MrMAHTKK. F. M. REDDING ft CO., FRONT STREET, OPPOSITE DEPOT, nAaiiEnunaT. - - - - mibbissxpfa DEALERS IN STAPLE AM) FANCY HITS, HOOTS, SHOES, AM) HARDWARE. Highest Price Paid tor Country Produce of All Kinds SMALL PHOFIT AND QUICK SALES FOR CASH. H. BURNLEY <fc SON, WHDLltflLE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN STATIONERY, TOBACCO, CIGARS, Toilet Articles, Notions and Sundries. UBEIUL DI3CGUNT TO MERGHANT8 AND COUNTRY DEALERS. Prescriptions and Fan*, ly R*ucipts Compounded witli the Greatest Care and at Ai Hours of tSe Niglit WEST SIDE FRONT STREET, rr/ial oliurst - - Miooi»*ippi. U \^CPACTtTREKH AND HOLE PROPRIETOR* OP TIIB CELEBRATED ptimlfiy’s Onuiicnn^ the Great Cliill Remedy, 1HE PRIVATES OLORY. B«Mt little Major, he mouota my knee, And the tender blue eyee look at met Tell me, I'opele. Ju«t once more, What did you do when you went to war!" ■And then I tell of the autumn day wurn the Forty seventh marched away; How Cromwell died at Jackson Town, And Mites on Corluth Held went down. Ilut bow many rebels, tell me true. Did you kill then, and the whole war through?" And I tell him then, with eager teat. How Jo Heed blew up a timber chest. Hilt the Major sticks to his question Still: , ** How nisur retieU did you kill?" Ho I tell hint how, near the set of sun. The charge was made and the battle won. And bow, the dey McClure waa shot. When Vicksburg * flglit was tierce and hot, lirave Ham l.aw took C company In Through flame aud amoke aod tha bat* terleV din. How over our heads the battle broko Willi screaming shell aud saber stroke. Aiel hr wauled hi know, Ihc tittle df: “ Ilut how many men did you kill, yourself? *• Hey. tell me, Pupaie, say you will llow many rclx-ls did you kill?" Ho I told him the truth, ae near •• might I..— As many of them as they did of me. —Ilurthltr, In Jin»Algn Fogle. A STOLEN BANK NOTE. How It Was Traood Book to the Perpetrator of tho Thoft. Sonic year* ago I was resilient in Now York. One day a gentleman, who Announced himself as the Uritish Con* oil at that |»orl, entered my father** olllce, saying that he wished to speak with Mr. M-. ••That Is my name,” I replied. ••Pardon me,” said the Consul; “but i was under the impression that the Mr. M-whom I nm desirous of see ing was an older man Ilian you are.” ••Ah. it is my father, then, whom you want. Unfortunately, he is, and has been for some days past, confuted to the house by iudisposition. Can you communicate to mo the nature of your business, and it may l>e in my power to attend to it in bis absence?” •• I am obliged to you,” said the Con nil. ••Well,” ho added, after some iliglit hesitation, “1 should liko to ipeak with you in private for afewmin utes, if convenient.” •• Certainlyand having shown the old gentleman into an inner room, I re quested him to be seated, ;.nd wilted for him to broach the matter concern ing which lie had sought tile interview. Without preface, the Consul took out from a |*oeket-book a twenty-poimd Hank of Knglatid note, handed it to mu and said: “I believe this note passed through your father's hands about tv.o months ago.” ••very jtnsNiMv. i mpii.Ni, gather surprised nt tliu question. "Hut I can ascertain for u certainty in a moment." Then, summoning a junior clerk. I de sired him to bring mo the rough ensh book. Ou looking over its pages, I soon came across tho entry regarding s Hank of England note, the amount. Into and number of which correspond ed with those of tho one before me. " I find," I said, "that this iioto tea* in my father's p< sscssion nt’fUo time you mention.—Hut may I ask tho ob ject of your making the Inquiry?" •• It is this. Some fourteen months since, this note was abstracted from a letter posted at Glasgow for Aberdeen. Nothing was heard of the stolen money until live weeks ago, when the note wa< stopped, on being paid into the Hank of England by a firm of private bankers. They stated that it bad been received by one of their customers In the ordinary course of business. Tho customer, when applied to, said that It had liceti remitted to him by n Mr. M— of New York. 1 have therefore been instructed by my Government to trace, if possible, the note during the period it was in this country. Can you inform me from whom your father had it?" "Easily," I said, referring to the book before me. "It was liought of n Mr White, who lias an exchange office in Wall street. Blit I fear," I added, "you will tind it diflicult, if uot quite impracticable, to carry the mutter fur ther; since it is the usage with brokers to buy English bank-notes offered for •ale without asking any questions, be ing aware that, even if they have been stolen, 'the innocent bolder’ can le gally enforce the cashing of them." "That is true. I agree with you that it is most unlikely thut Mr. White will he aide to let niu know who was the person from whom lie bought the note; however, I shall call ujion <mi» wtlbout delay, since it is just possible that ho may have it in his power to afford the Infor mation I suck." Then, after thanking me for my courtesy In the matter, tho Consul took his leave; and I presumed that I should hear nothing morn of the affair. However, Home months Inter, 1 was lunching at Delmonloo's oncdny, when the Consul i literal the room. Rcoog* niziug me, lie came over to the table at which 1 was seated and took a chair beside iuc. In the course of conversa tion lie said: “You recollect the cir cumstance of my calling upon you, mme little time ago, with respect to a stolen Hank of England note?" “Perfectly.” “Well, after nil, I tons successful in tracing the note.” "How was that?” I inquired. “1 will tell you. When I left your office, I went to that of Mr. White. He referred to his books, and U kind that be had changed the note for the man ager of one of the agencies of the Cen tral Railroad Company. I then oalled upon that gentleman. He had no reo* oilection of the individual from whom be had received the money; and disap pointed, I was leaving tbo establish ment. when a clerk interposed, and ad dressing his employer, he said: ‘Mr. SuydaiM, wu had the note in question from a man who bought a through ticket for Chicago. He came In to In quire what ww the fare to that city. I eld him He said that he would go by cii> Ui.\ b.«* *hat he must tint oHange some English money at a broker's. I Informed him that this was qnlto nn ncocuary, as I would take it In pay ment of his ticket, at the current rate of exchange. To this suggestion he agreed; and thus the note came into our hands. Why I remember so clear ly the transaction is that tho man’s name was a rather unusual one— Dlcnkiron, and I had to ask him how he spelt It. Mr. Dlenkiron mentioned incidentally that ho was going West, to 111) a situation in a large manufact uring establishment; hut he did not say the nature of the business, nor tho name of the firm which had engaged his services.' •'Furnished with theso particulars,” continued the Consul, "I met tho diffi culty of putting myself in communi cation with tho man in this way: I wrc«e to him, stating the information 1 sought, and addressed my letter to him at the Jto/c Rrstanlc, Chicago.] At ths same time 1 caused advertisements to bo inserted iu two of the lending daily newspapers in that city, notify ing Mr. Dlcnkiron that there was a letter for him nt the head post-office. Well, some days afterwards I hail a re ply to my communication, Informing me that the writer had received the bank-note from aii uncle in Dombay, whose address be gave me. This in formation 1 forwardod to the |»ostal authorities iu England, on whom, of course, devolved the duty of pursuing all further inquiries with respect to the matter; and for some little time there after I heard nothing more about the business. However, subsequently I learned the sequel of it. The Mr Dlenkiron, resident in Dombay, when communicated with, slated that the note had lieen sent to him by a mer chant In Glasgow. That merchant had received it from a tradesman in the same place; that individual, in hit turn had taken it from a clerk in one of the branch post-offices in that city, in pay ment of bis account. Thus, finally, the theft of tho money having boon brought home to the clerk iu question, ho was duly tried, aud convicted of tho offence.” This was the Consul’s story, which struck me as a rather curious one. It it said, with justice, that thu strength of n chain is simply the strength of it* weakest link. In this case, somo »f thu links of the chain of circumstances which bad rendered it possible to trie# the people through whose bauds tho stolen bank-note bad passed bad been of thu slightest, and had threatened on more than one occasion to part. Yet, by a concurrence of purely fortuitous events, they had not done so; but, on the contrary, tho chain held together so strogjly as to hrtnjf an offender to justice, 'after so long a period had elapsed since the commission of the crimp, that the criminal doubtless sup posed himself quite safe from detection. —ChntAbtr*' Journal. DRESS MATERIALS. (Irowlng Popularity of Merges and Jep- | pour I'Mhmfm. There is hardly any fabric more dnr- . able and useful for winter service than i a good serge. It is almost imperish able, and withstands with credit those very severe tests which children In- | variably put it to. At one time the j materia) was ouly to lie had in black I and various shade* of brown and blue, j but the manufacturer* have now in troduced patterned serges, and almost j every pretty and useful color Is pro- ; dural There is al*o a new make ot ' cashmere called the •* Jcppour cash mere’*, this of line Cliudda wool. This sounds Oriental, but the fabric so ostentatiously catalogued is really t soft, delicate cashmere with a surfact that liear* a fancy design. Fashion able ps are the boucle and other rough surfaced cloths, it I* to lie feared that purchaser* will find their wear disap pointing. Even when of extra quality and evenly woven, the small loop* and dot* which stud the surface of tin cloth are so many traps to catch pro- j tubemnees, and then conic* a drawing I and straining of tbo texture surround ing ir Even when the loop is cut tc release the tension, it is nearly impos sible to restore* the thread* to "tint position”. The roughness tlint first i pleases the eye shortly become* xc pron»Kinced a* to make the fabric re scmtaifcuotbing so much a* a curry oombad blanket Person* who nr* obliged to study economy will lie wilt to arold goods of the description ■W»w4h ^rgs>, vJgwgnr, cashmere. raniVt hi, or even‘arm urc goods all wear admirably, and seldom or never diaapfwlnt the wearer. Combined with jet plash, velvet or any other suitable materlb], very ladylike aud dressy cos tume* can be made which do not so quickly bear their date. Costumes of this sort are far mow popular with French women of best taste, while the rough, shaggy, hairy, coarse-grained textiles flourish among their English neighbors.—M Y• Put. SANITARY BOOTS. An lagsaious D**N for Orrrromln* Ibo Unboollbfulnooo of Hubbrrs. Till!, well-known unhcalthfulness ol rubber oboes is now ingeniously overcome by means ol an ebistle middle sole, which form* part ol the permanent sole, and l* con structed with compressible air-cells, cfnnected with a tube which extends from the cells to the top vi the Itg. The weight of the body at each step compresses the elastic soles and forces the air from under the foot out of the tube; upon the weight being removed, aa tn the act of walking, the atmos pheric pressure or suction supplies fresh air, and thus at each stop foul air Is ex pelled and fresh air i» admitted to the foot The foot rest* upon a leather In sole, and doe* not come in contao' with the rubber, therefore la not ‘‘dt>»vu as in ordinary ruhber boot*. As by this arrangement the foot can not sweat, »1 . does not become galled, tender ot chilled.—LtaUur Outfit* DILL'S SCHOOL DAYS. Mr. Kfi Iteeord* ft Fsw IacldsnU if HU Early Educational Caroor. Looking over my own achool days, there arc so many things that I would rather not tell, that it will tako very little time anil space for me to use in telling what I ant willing that tho carp ing public should know about mv early history. I liegan nty educational career in a log school-house. Finding that other great men had done that way. I began early to look around me for a log school-house when* I could begin in n small way to soak my system full of bard words and information. For a time I learned very rapidly. Learning came to mo with von1 little effort at tirst. I would read my lesson over once or twice and then take my plaee in the clnss. It never bothored me to recite nty lesson ami so I stood at the head of the class. I could stick my big toe through a knot-hole in the lloor and work out the most dilticult problem. This became at lust a habit with me. With my knot-hole I was safe, without it, I would hesitate. A largo red-headed boy, with feet like a summer squash and eyes like those of a dead codllsh, wns my rival. He soon discovered that I was very de |M>ndciit on Hint knot-hole, and so one night lie stole into the school-house and plugged up the knot-hole, so tint I could not work my toe into it and llm« refresh nty memory. Then the large red-hended boy who had not formed the knot-hole habit, wclil to tho head of the class and re mained there. After I grew larger, my parents sent me to a military school. Tint Is when1 I got the line military learning and stately carriage that I still wear. My room was on the second tloor, and it was very dillieult for me to leave it at night; because the turnkey locked us up at nine o'clock every evening. Still I used to get out once in a while and wander around in the starlight. I do not know yet why I did it, but 1 presume it wa# a kind of somnambu lism. 1 would go to bed thinking so in tently of my lessons that I would get up and wander away, sometime# for mile#, in the solemn night. One night I awoke and found myself in a watermelon patch. I was never so ashamed in my life. It was a very serious tiling to bo awakened rudely out of n sound sleep, by a bull-dog, to find yourself in the watermelon vine yard of a man with whom you nre not acquainted. I was not on term# of so cial intimacy with this man or his dog. They did not lieloug to our set. Wo had never been thrown together be L»re. After that 1 was called the great somnambulist, mid men who bad water melon conservatories .slimmed me. But it cured me of itiy somnambulism. I have never tried to noniiinnibulc any more since that time. There are other little incident# of my schooldays that come trooping up in my memory at this moment, but they were not startling in their nature. Mine is but the history of ono who struggled on year after year, trying to do better, but most always failing to connect. The boys of Boston would do well to study carefully my record and then —do differently.—DiU Aye, in ISo»tun Lotto School llajitbr. "iN TEHERAN. An Afternoon's Observations on tits Ntrsrts unit In the Tea-Houses of III* Per sian Capital. It is the hour of peace: a rosy light bathes the house-tops, but the stately avenues lending north and south are in shadow, and cooled by the water thrown by the sakkalis. The tender evening light also rests on the snowy crests of the vast ridge of the Shim Iran, or light of Persia, which soars to a height of thirteen thousand feet across the northern side of the plain, but nine miles away. The evening glow, before it fades into twilight, lingers last on the snowy cone of Demavend, twenty one thousand feet high, ever present in every view, like the presiding genius that protects the capital of Persia. With slow and dignified step# the Persian gentlemen stroll through these inviting avenues, engaged in genial converse. Their long roltea, their mas sive beards, their lofty caps or volumi nous turbans, give them a lofty state lines# a# they wend along, uiidistqrb«#l by the numerous horses or carriages, or the hideously unkempt and filthy derv'nlic# who claim alms on account of their sanctified rag#. At this hour the ton-house* are in full blast. Tho reader may be surprised to loam that the national beverage of Persia is not coffee blit tea. One would naturally suppose tiiat a country so near Anby the Blest and the aromatic groves of Mocha would, like tho lurks, prefer coffee. Of course a great deal of cofl'co, prepared in the Turkish way, is consumed by the Persians, but the fact remains that they arc essentially a tea-drinking raco, drinking It in vast quantities, flavored with lemon or tonrehee, which is the prepared Juice of the lime, und sweetened almost to a syrup. Tho habit is probably tho re sult of tho commercial intercourse which at an early period existed be tween Persia and China, and which, as is now well known, gave an impulse to the arts of Persia, of which evidences appear at various stages of her ssthet ic history. At Teheran the tea-houses take the place of the coffee-houses of Constantinople. One meets them at every turn, of every rank, but all alike resorts for rest, leisure and entertain ment. There one may tee public dancers, who by law are now invaria bly men, although women of question able repute contrive to evade the lawa sometimes and exhibit in the harem*. Tho male danoers arc brought up to this vocation from boyhood, and in variably wear long hair In Imitation of women, and shave their face* smooth. What interests nu intelligent Euro pean more at these tea-houses than the dances are the recitations from the poets. The aonga of Halls may be heard there, and entire cantos from the great epic of Ferdoonaee, repeated with loud, sonorous modulation, beard sometimes at quite a distance at the more inspiring passages, and listened to with enthusiastic rapture. Here, too, one may hear the Arabian Nights tales given without any attempt at ex* purgation, exactly a* in a recent trans lation. The reader will recollect that the characters in the Arabian Nights are constantly and at every opportunity quoting long and appropriate passages from the poets. Tills may to the Euro pean appear to lie an affectation or a freak of poetic license on the part of the author of these talcs. On tlie contrary, ho was simply giving us another of those traits of Oriental character the record of which lias given to those inimitable narratives immor tality, ns the finest picture ever given of the life of the East, wliieli, nfler thou sands of years, la only Just beginning to feel the transforming intlnencoof west ern civilization. As one continues his ramble through Teheran at this hour, he secs a crowd amused by balloons dancing to the licnt of tambourine*—animals which, if they do not get all the linppiliess they de serve, at least well fnllill their mission in ministering to the pleasure of myr iad* by their absurd antics and grim ace*. Or we »ee n chained lioness put through her paces, or, fatigued by the part she lias been forced to play in life, and tumble to escape from it by suicide, is sleeping heavily on the pavement* Kut oiio of tin* ino«t common spectacles of Teheran in the late afternoon—a sight which always draws a crowd—is a match of trained wrestlers, or athletes exercising with clubs, at l*otb of which tile Persians nre very expert, although they make no great figure in Jugglery. —S. (/. IF. Benjamin, in llnrjxr't Mo go tint. WEDDED BY DEGREES. Tlir I’rrullar Custom* Ob*»r»td at I Pal* lali Wetlillng In nttsbargh. A Polish wedding and honeymoon has recently been celebrated on Joseph ine street, the contracting parties being Andren Starzinski and Miss Mary Sell zugo. The ceremony, owing to its pro tracted nature and the wedding cus tom- peculiar to the Polish People, at tracted considerable attention in that section of the city. The bride is a pleas ant little woman and speaks English fluently, but the groom has not been in the country long enough to hare full command of the language. They • were married at the Polish church by their priest, Father Myskavl, in the presence of a numlwr of friends. After the formal ceremony the party repaired to the bride's borne, where a reception was given which lasted three days. The wedding took place in tho morning and a fine breakfast was ‘served to the company at eight o’clock, after which the dancing and merry making began, and was not allowed to stop or even flag until midnight. The company then dispersed to meet again at noon of the next day, and the same programme was executed from day to day until the marriage feast was ended. The dancing is of a wild, furious nat ure, in which any one but a thorough expert would be foolhardy to engage, for when the orchestra gets properly wound up and tho dancers liegin to gyrate in time to the exciting music they remind an onlooker of tho frail leaves which are caught up and madly tossed by an amateur cyclone. One of the Polish gentlemen who participated in the recent festivity was asked if three days was not a pretty long time to continue a wedding. •• Oil, no." he said. •• If you want to see a genuine wedding go to Poland, where they last never less than a week or ten day*. We workingmen don’t get time to have a good wedding here." —ftUtbMryh Timet. ^ • m ■ ■ ■ MARSHAL BAZAINE. Hresrjr tailing of • Ur»#r Tint Difin wltli Hauling llrlllUnrjr. I have hcnni lately that Marshal Da* zaine is living in Madrid in a state of actual want. His wife, who was a Mexican heiress, has left him, taking with her her large fortune, which wai settled on herself. The old man wrote lately to one of his military friends in l’uris, stating the pecuniary straits tc which ho had been reduced, lie had tried to persuade the ex-Emprcss Eu. genie to aid him. hut that lady had never vouchsafed a response to hi* let* ter. Yet, if the Marshal had any claim on any one in the world, it was the Empress. He wrecked Ids own career and mined his life by Ids fervid Bona partism. Ami she, who has now no actual claims upon her, having neither family nor friends, might very well have afforded to settle an annuity on the old soldier, who was too ardent an Imperialist to be a genuine patriot One of Bazaine'a former comrade*, an old General, who is himself far from rich, sent the Marshal two hundred dollars. What a dreary ending to • career that began so brilliantly. When ho entered, Mexico at the head of the French troops, now dnzzling seemed his future prospects. And a year or two ago the Ambassador of France at Madrid chanced to meet M. and Mine. Bazainc at ono of the oflieial ball*. The Minister summoned his staff and hii family at once, and with them quitted tiie ball-room. For the French Gov ernment has commanded its repre sentatives in Spain never to associate with the traitor of Meta, nor even to re main at any entertainment where he may be present—Airis (tor. PhiladtU phi a Telegraph. —Au old lady, Mrs. Rooney, living in Belville, N. J., was attacked with an abnormal tit of laughter. It waa so violent that she fell on the floor In • swoon, and remained unconselona till her death. Paralysis of the brain waa the Immediate cause of her death — AVtrarl* Hegiiter. THE BANANA. rUattlM That An froM KcfctM* t# Twaatftwo lacks* Long. A pound of banana* contains more autriment than three pound* of meat or many pounds of potatoes, while as s food it I* In every sense of the word fai superior to the best wheaten bread. Although It grow* spontaneously throughout the tropics, when culti vated It* yield l* prodlglou*. for an acre of ground planted with banana* will retnm, according to Humbolt, as much food material* a* thirty-three acre* ol wheat or over one hundred at^s* of po tato®*. The banana then, i* the bread of million* who could not well aub*l*t without it. In Brasil it is the principal food of the laboring classes, while iti* no less prized in the Island of Cuba. Indeed, in the latter country the sugar planter* grow orchard* of it ezpre**ly for the consumption of their slaves. Every day each hand receive* hi* rations of salt tish or dried beef, a* the case may be, and four banana* and two plantain*. The banana—it should be called plantain, for until lately there wa* no such word a* banana—I* di vided into several varieties, all of which aw used for food. The plantino nan z.-uiito is a small delicate fruit, neither longer nor stouter than a lady's fore finger. It i* the most delicious and prized of all the varieties of the plan tain. El plntinn guinea, called by us (ho banana, is probably mow in de mand than any kind. It is subdivided into dittewnt varieties, the principal of which nw the yellow and purple ban anas wc see for sale in our market; but the latter is so little esteemed by the natives of the tropic* that it i* seldom euten by them. El platino grande known to ii* simply a* the plantain—i* also >iilnli\ idl’d into varieties which aw known by their savor and size. The kind that reaches our market i* almost ten incite* long, yet on the Isthmus of Darien there are plantains that aw from eighteen to twenty-two inches. They aw never eaten raw, but aw either boiled or roasted or aw pwpared a* preserves.—Hotel Rtgitltr. POINTS FOR LADIES. Various Topics In Which Krai? Woman Is Interested. Elegant woolen costumes are the kind worn on tho street by the creino de la creme, silks and satin* are re served for home wear and evening oc casion*. A veal stock in many of tho hotels and favorite restaurants is the basis for some half dozcu or more soups, tho uames of which suggest widely differ* iag dishes. Some of tho famous Parisian dress maker* decline to mako dresses-to be worn over a regular hoop-skirt. They insist that tho tournure should bo of itnrched llounces, not hoops. Tho new ulsters and paletots tit the tiguru cozily, but tho back is full Alow the waist so os to hang well ovor the tournure. Tho sleeves are wide enough for comfort, and largo outside pockets with flaps are provided. Plaited plush hoods in garnet, ivy green, blue and other color* are being worn now by ladica to and from the opera and other evening entertain ments. When the hair is dressed to wear without a bonnet these hoods an very becoming, and, being light and caaily folded, are quite as convenient a* a scarf and less likely to disarrange the hair.-A". K. World. ■ ■ --» ■ ■ ■ PNEUMATIC TIME. Clocks Rapt Woaad bp an Air Bloat u« Bafulatetl bp It Hourlp. A new system for furnishing correct lime to any number of olllcc* or houses from a central station is on exhibition at 110 Broadway. The vital principle of the invention is the use of com pressed air to wind and regulate or dinary dock*. Attached to each clock is a little upright brass cylinder, within which is a rubber liellow*. A tube con ducts compressed air from the central atation to inflate the bellows, and the current of air i* so regulated that a blast sends the bellow* up at the end of ever}' hour. The rise of the bellows winds the clock as much as it has run down miring the hour, and also throw* the minute hand around exactly to the XII mark, provided tho clock has gained or lost anything during the hour. The machine for creating the air blast ia operated by water pressure from the city water main* or any other unfailing source. The blast i* controlled by means of a regulator clock, which open* an electric current at the right time. Mischievous Insects. Telegraph building in Brasil is every troublesome business. The wires cor* rode very rapidly, and the Insurious vegetation require* constant pruning tc keep it front growing so m to inter fere. Violent storms often prostrate the lines. Birds build their nests on the tops of tho poles and tints on their sides, while skunks and armadilloea undermine them and causo their sud den fall. The ants' nests have to be chopped off with axca when old and hard. Wasps build nests in the bell sha|H.‘d porcelein insulators, apes med dle with the wires and cnormout swarns of birds flying by night often wreck or tangle them. More mischiev ous than any of these is a huge spider that weaves iu web between the wires and interferes with the electric cur rents.— St. Louis Republican. Trying to Ba Honest. “ Waiter, bring me two grindstones, some Coney Island sand, and a cup o burnt peas and molasses." •*8ir?" ••Ob, well, 11 you want their allue*. bring me two buekwbeat cakes, sugar and a cup of coffee." “ Ves. air—right away, air." •• Taln’t no use try In’ to be frank an’ outspoken In this world," sighed tho customer, a* ho waited patiently for Ids mowing doae of dyspepsia.— Drake t Traveler's Magana*.