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iffiPUBIJO, SATURDAY EVENIKQ. SEPTECBER 24. 1887.
THE BOSTON SHOE STORE, No. 9 EAST MAIN ST., will Always Sell at the Lowest Prices
AND GIVE THE BEST COODS. FALL GOODS ARE COMING IN EVERY DAY. CALL AND CET PRICES BEFORE BUYING.
Concord, Delaware and
Direct from the Islands,
1 mm Waat Main St. and 40 Sooth Mar
kt St., Mprtaufleld, O.
OK 4X D AFTER Today the Sprtntjfleld Du.i
tUirauo will Intert such ;'a4s' a ants
"Lost." "For Real." "For s-ale." etc . In this
alamo one time tree, three times for twenti
re cents, and sl times for flrtr cents
are oenw. HK SpRIJior iKij, P0B. CO.
WANTED Clerks and mechanics to know
that night school opens October M. Tul
tlon: Writing. 110: arithmetic, spelling and
writing. IIS: bookkeeping, arithmetic and
writing. SJ5. One-halt down. balance in week
IT or monthly payments. Xelson limine" Col
lege. Arcade. "am
rw ft stti? n if & V.
To take the agency ot our
V sates: tils biillalt Inches: weight OT
retail price. IK; other sties In propor
ttoI. A rare chance to create a permanent
business at horns These safes meet a ae
and never before supplied by other sale
companies, as we are not gorerned by the
6alPool. Alpine Sate Co- Cincinnati. 0.
WASTED To be addressed by school direc
tors tn want of a teacher who has Invarl
ably been sucee-isful as an Instructor and dls
etpUnarlan. Supt-Schoolspringneld. O
trAN'THD Boy. for offlee. Must write n
It good hand and come well recommended
Wages small to begin with Boy between the
age ot and 3) years preferred, ddress. lu
own hand-writing. Lock Hoi MT. Cltyl' O.
ANTED To rent a house of 4 or 5 room
by a younc couple Address Hoi 311
WANTED -A reliable man Jo represent ui
nitM4a in this section. Something
ermanent. Chas. IT. Stuart A Co.. nursery-
man. Newark. New York, established lvg.
WaTaVTCrt All kinds of clothes wringers tn
W renalr: called forand delivered: orders
by mall promptly attended to.
I West Main.
WOR S LE A nice family hnrs and buicjr
Mast be sold. Call at
FOR StLE-liW acres of land, well situated
and under high state of cultivation, and In
on of the best neighborhoods In the counts
Theo.A. fflck.aeast lllgnatr-et. -Tb
WOR SALE-Rare chance. If you hare a lot
I unincumbered and want to build a houe. I
can furnish the means oc easy terms. Theo.
A. Wick, a east High street. -h
FOR SALE Party that has S3.i or $4.l to
invest In a well-established manufacturing
business that pays dividends and will Kle em
Vloyment and salary. Consult Theo. A. tck.
east Utgh street. Tb
IR SU.I-Two splendid driving horses.
perfectly gentle Any lady can use them.
Inquire at 134 west Pleasant street, on J-atur-ay.
DORSU.E-FARM-U0 acres. 4 miles souli
I at Dayton. O.; two complete sets ot farm
bnlltlags; excellent tobacco land. Call on oi
address A. L Clarke. 3 or 5 Arcade building.
Springfield. Ohio 21mt
POR RENT House of eight rooms. In good
" repair. within t osquaresof thepostofBre
For farther particulars, see or address. J i.
Hettolflater. Springfield. O. -S
FOR REST Small house of two or four
rooms, centrally located, with first clas ac
commodations Rent cheap. Inquire at Kid
iter's restaurant, between 7 and s p. m b
riOR RENT A nice house of ne rooms on
i' Maple street, tall soon.
TOR RENT-Two. three or
rooms for housekeeping, centrally located
Reference required. Address " -. this omce
f trally located.with first class accommoda
tions; rent cheap; nonebutgood nylngten
aat need apply. Inquire ot Thos Sharpe.
FOR RENT House A very desirable seten
room brick house. Xo. ; Maple aenue.
lot 75x275: suitable for small family; good
stable, out-houses, hydtaut. well, cistern, etc.
Enquire of J. G. CLARK, corner Jefferson and
M arket streets. 3 C t f
FUR SALE OR TRADE
poR SALB OR TRI)E-Fine two-story
Intnrlniftiti1 nrntinpfv irt1l tin 1T It JIT-
OD iiruur, ftitrw .ariisict uin n !
Bents. Address. F.J. II, New Carlisle. O. Silt I
MONEY TO LOAN.
fTO LOAN Money to loan. In
Sums Of s-,10
and upward. on first mortgage Theo A
Wick "J east High street. 17b
IfONEYTO LOAN-Insumsof VmutoJ7.wu.
. os three to five years' time, rn tirst mort
gage or approved commercial tapr. George
H. Coles. room No. 1. Lagonda tani building.
. . .--r. .. ot c-v- i- , rielil and bt. Ijnms and return than that ad-
S1.,,?!,-.! b? our competitor. The I. B. A
potted Alderney heifer. Information of her I . H positively the only line running chair
whereabouts will be rewarded by lea Ing word ,.ars west rm Springueld, and practically
at Innlstallen Ureen-hous -. pluglleld. O. I,,,,, onj. lmt, ,jpon which reliance can be
wJwaHsJaB"BSHHWSffsJ i placed on leavng Springtiehi in the even
FOUND. ling and arriving in St. Ixmis the net
fOL'ND A package of gent's linen
r can have It by calling at ;
block, or No. 3 Miller street
can have it by calling at No. 13 Bookwalter
TV AVTAllowa peddler or tinker toattempt
UKJb I to repair your UUf YfttM
Mtve It done right at the IT IVlur.Ii.
Wringer factory. Mechanic street, near U ash
1 ngtoa. O. S. Foos a. Co 21 J-at tf
B. T. TA KOEHftS, M. D.
a. B. UOCSI. V D
DBS. Mil I0BMIN & HOUSE
Physicians and Surgeons.
OSBCC, Mo. 3 31 itch ell ISlock.
Rnldeure, Xo. 143 lllgll MU
Office Hours : 10 a. m. to 12 m. 1 p. m. to 3 p. m
NASCIMENTO'S FINE DERBYS AND SILK HATS,
ALL THE LEADING BLOCKS, ONLY AT BANCROFT'S, 4 EAST MAIN STREET.
For giving a beautiful. Mack Wossy Polish
to tun burnt ana faded or red '
FIRE GRATES AND FENDERS
Or other portions of the fire place. This ,
roakei It look new and handsome. Dr.
Castier outs tn up in 15c and 3fte bottles, or
told In bulk. Also, the err best
CARBURET STOVE POLISH,
For polishing Stores. Urates and Ranges.
It makes no smell and does thetrork beau
tlfullf and with little labor. Price. 10c per
cake, or 3 tor a. AU for sale at
CASPER'S Drug Store,
Gr.vxn. "Kice'i Evangeline,
exenluc, September M.
Biacii's. Tuesday evening, September
IT. The great English ineIo-drania,"Strlck-en
But ck. Thursday evening, Septem
ber 3'J. Ilaverly's mammoth minstrel com
pany, 45 strong.
Black's. Fttday eenini;. September
30. The famous emotional star, ltobert B. I
Mantell, in his new play. "Monbars."
There will be nostrvicee in Christ chi-rch
Mr. Joseph K. Black, of W. M. Black
Bro., has returned from New York City.
Mi?s Ella McMorrls, who has been lndls
pwed for several days, is now convales-
Mrs. A. Kins;, of Xew Orleans, Is lsit-
ing Mrs. W
1L White, of l9tColnm -
Kev. John Uickerson. of Lima. Ohio,
will fill the Xorth Street A. M. E. chutch
Judge James S. Goode and daughters.
Misses Lizzie and Alice, have gone to New
Mr. and Mrs. Krepps. of Lagonda, and
Miss Mary Xeln have returned from their
Win. Bennett, the colored man who had
his heel cut off in an accident Thursday,
was taken to the Infirmary jesterday after
noon. Mr. U. I Hockfield and family have ar
ried in the city, from Ixuisille. Ky. Mr.
Hock field has not jet decided where will
locate Minneapolis or Los Angeles.
Miss llattie Nojes, from Canton, China,
will be the guest of Mrs. A. AVinger, wltli
whom die spaut a few days, ten cars ago
then home from China on a -visit, as she
The following persons left on the I. B.
.t V. limited for St. Louis this morning:
Mis, II. Fuller. Miss Mary Khenny. B. K.
AllUin and wife. H. M. Morgan, J. P.
Kf)don and IL J. Mattis.
Fleming, of the Infirm-
arj, went to Paulding. Ohio, yesterday
Irutlr inln th ras nf A dart. entltitv
there named Frank Hughes, He has ty-
u " -
phoid feer, and is too sick to be moed
A very delightful ice cream social was
given at Grace church, on wet Main street
last uigbL The attendance as largw and
the social features unmistakably pleasant.
The affair was a markaj success financially,
The project of organizing a Springfield
branch of the Y. M. C. A. Is progressing
finely. Already 115 signatures haebeen
obtained to the preliminary roll, which is
being circulated simply to test the feeliugs
of the joung men on the subject
Mrs. Wm. Stewart, an aged and promi
nent lady living near South Charleston, was
bsdly hurt a day or two ago. She is oer
eighty years old and a cripple. In reach
ing for something while alone, her crutches
slipped and she fell, breaking her left leg
above the knee.
M. Louis and Return.
Six dollars for the round trip, via Pan
Handle and Yaudalia line, the short and
1.7b S. Doifl, Ticket Agent
A w Hull.
By ber attorneys. Bogle A Kightinjcr,
Elizabeth N. Brubaker has brought suit
; jgaint Xeheinlah Hall, John Muiuma and
Wm- CMumma,for equitable reli.f and
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Pan Handle Notice.
Commencing Sundaj-, Sept. 25.
I Handle train. No. 7, Ieaing Sprmgneld
fTv itv RtVIDn. m.. will run thrnuirh
... . IM.hmnnil fnH t uhlpli lir.Inf it
I . , ,. .. ..u - .
makes uumsBiaie connections wnu a uiui
lor inuisnaions, 01. iiuis aim an ,u:ms
west. The train will also hae a through
sleeper to Chicago. '.'27o
Bear in mind that the I. B. A W is
I eijrhtj-tivr miles shorter between Spring-
! .... . .- .1... T I .. .St .
V1U tin me 1. 1). A. 11. ...a
Try Wheldon A. Merrill for coal.
Ah. There !
"What ! S5 for trousers of that piece of
"Yes, and that is not all. They are made
up in asgood a stjleas if thejeost jouslO. I
"Oh! You don't hae to give jour order
to a New Haven mail to get stIe and pay
S-JfiirSl. .11 jou have to do is to go to
J. W. Phillips. No. 3D east Main street, and
if he don't get up a suit as nobby and for
less money jou do not have to take them
LMk in his window and see w hat he has
got and his prices."
'"H. HS" GRAVE.
Qoi, for tLft man who Uen him fact to face
lrvarvl agrmvc ajart, n tomb tmWiiotMi,
Vt'btreilfHilrvittrurf, and vuly win J male
Ami wldt Hrchanp! guard th narrow upacv.
Oed irUe to hi-s lifltivcsi .'op; the &c&
Whore ln- tr tIf pi wa wt remote, for rest.
After the forty ears of dewrt quest,
Tlw Sinai terrors, and the Punjab crace,
80, clear rjed jm-stow, sleep nmf(nlwTinj not
Tin flerr eMhe of life, nor tracklf yrarn;
JTot eren CtnAtTn pun kf.vJ, flowery meads.
Qod shields, w itLin hi hollowed lianil, the spot
Where lnwHlinj; poaee rebukes unquiet tears.
She sleept-th well who hath wrought such no
M. Virginia Doaagbe In The Century
LINCOLN'S SPEECH AT GETTYSBURG
Prlrate Note and Memoranda The
Speech Not Ilecelvetl with Favor.
A Iav or two Ix-foro the dedication of
Lincoln told me that he would 1 ex- I
pected to make a speech on the occasion;
that he was extremely busy, with no time I
for preparation, and that he preatly dared
be would not be able to acquit himself
with credit, much less to till the measure
of pulilic exectatin. From his hat (the
usual receptacle of his private cnti-a nud ,
memoranda) he drew a page of foolscap, '
closelr written, which he read me, first
remarklns that it was a memorandum of
what lie had intended to say. It proved
to ne in sunsuince, anu i ininK nrceroo.
whnt was printed as his Gettysburg
After its delivery he expressed deep re
gret that he had not prepared it with
greater care. He said to me on the stand,
immediately after concluding the speech, '
"Lamon. that speech won't scour! It it
a flat failure, and the people are disap
pointed." He seemed more than ordi
naril) concerned alwut what the people
w ould think of it. I was deeply imprest
by his frank and regretful condemnation
of the effort, and especially by his manner
of expressing that regret; and my own
impression was deepened by the fact that
the orator of the day, Mr. Kverett, and
Mr. Seward both coincided with Sir. IJn
coln In his unfavorable view of its merits.
On the platform from which Mr. Lin-
coin had made his address, and only a mo-
- - - ' - " -"" '""' -" vff "'"
turned to Mr. Eerett and asked him
what he thought of the president's speech
' Mr. Everett replied: "It was not what I
expected from him I am disappointed."
In his turn Mr. Everett asked: "What
I do you think of it, Mr. Seward!" The
, response was: "He has made a failure,
and I am sorry for it. His speech is not
j equal to htm." Mr. Seward then turned
tome and asked: "Mr Marshal, w hat do
you think of it" I answered: "I am
sorry to say that it decs not impress me
as one of his great speeches."
' In the face of thc-e facts It has been
repeatedly published that this speech was
receied with great eclat by the audience;
that "amid the tears, sobs and cheers it
' produced in the excited throne, the orator
I of the day, Mr Eerelt, turned impul-
sixclyto Mr. Lincoln, gra-ped his hand
and exclaimed: 'I congratulate jou on
jour success!' adding in a transport of
, heated enthusiasm: 'Ah' Mr. President,
how gladly would I give my hundred
pages to be the author of your tw enty
lines ' "
1 All this nnworthy gush, it Is needless
to saf , is purely apocryphal. Nothing of
l the kind occurred. As a matter of fact,
Mr. Lincoln's great Gettysburg speech
fell on the vast audience like a wet
blanket. At that time his reputation was
confessedly on the wane. The politicians
of the country those of his own party,
together ith a large part of the press
were e-isf int. nlioiit for an avnlLililo randi-
aat0 to bo his successor, while great
majority of the peoplo were for him. I
state it a it f.ict, and without fear of con-
:radiction, that this famous Gettysburg
:tuaAh s tint fU'imi iul if (iiinnnuntiul
peech wa not recened or commented
upon with anything like hearty faor
by the people, tho politicians or the press
of the United States UDtil after the
death of its author Its manelous per
fection, its intrinsic excellence as a master
piece of English composition, seem to have
escaped the scrutiny of the most scholarly
critics and the wisest heads of .the day, on
this tide of the Atlantic. That discovery
was made, w e must regretfully own, by
distinguished writers on the other side.
The London Spectator, The Saturday Re
view, The Edinburgh Review and other
European journals were the first to dis
cover, or at least to proclaim, tho classical
merits of the Gettysburg speech. It was
then that w e began to realize that it w as
indeed a masterpiece, and it then dawned
upon many minds that v. c had entertained
an angel unnwares who had left us unap
preciated. Ward II. Lamon's Letter.
A Mlaorly Man'a Luck.
Proverbially considered, the statement
tluit it never rains but it pours and that
water runs to the sea express different
phases of the same truth, and this par
ticularly irrational, inexplicable truth
fata spends her time in demonstrating.
Fur instance, take two things that have
happened to one rich, solitary old man in
this town within two weeks. His name
is well known, though his enormous for
tune is not generally estimated at Its
true proportions, he does not live like a
rich man is a bit of a miser, in fact but
as numliers of people know, is the pos
sessor of numerous millions. He works
hard, as his work is the only thing ho
takes an interest in, and his only recrea
tion, taken at the doctor's orders, is horse
back riding In the park.
To strangers he litcs to put up a poor
mouth, for one thing, for the simple pleas
ure of seeing them fooled, and he recently
told a business acquaintance that he was
too poor to have a good horse; tho busi
ness acquaintance was a rich Kentuckian,
not rich as comuired to the other, but
rich for Kentucky Touched by the old
man's bad mount, a thing that seemed
moro tragic to him than it would to any
but a Kentuckian, ho presented him with
a superb saddle horse, a son of Golddust,
perfectly trained and worth a small for
tune. A week later an old Californian,
.Thorn the old sinner had not thoi-ght of
In twenty years, but w horn he had known
In his jouth, and who had grown misan
thropical with old age and hated every
tody around him, dies and leaves said O.
S another enormous fortune. What is to
be said foi - -world where such things be
Buy jour Jaciison coal from Chapman
Coal Coinpanj-, Kelly's Arcade, none bet
Fine and fresh ojsters in bulk and can at
Hold & Lj on's, corner Main and Center
Excursiou tickets to St. l.onis and return
via the I. B. V. W. are good going on all
regular trains from the 21th to the 2Mb in
clusive, and good returning until October
:tlst If desired. Fare fare the round trip
57.U0. 224 t
The saddest season of the year, are here, and you should think seriously of the depressing influence on
your family and counteract it by purchasing a nice
PIANO OR ORGAN
To brighten your home with their mellifluous tones, go at once to the old reliable house of
R. F. BRANDOM &, COMFY
And get a Steinway, Chickering, Boardman & Gray, Nevvby & Evans, Hallet & Cumston, Behr Bros.,
Lindeman, or some other of their good Pianos. Or, if you want an Organ, ask for the Palace, Miller or
Cottage Organ ; you can find just what you want at Brandom's, and just as represented. Look out for
misrepresentations of dead beat agents. It's always cheaper and better to go to only reliable people
for goods that cost as much as Pianos and Organ. The only dealers in Springfield are
R. F. BRANDOM & COMPANY,
leaving I'ort en a Friday.
"When do yon sail, captain!" queried
Deputy Shipping Commissioner Ferris of
the master of a Maine schooner.
"Guess I'll get ott on Friday," he
To the superstitious land lubber of a re
porter present this appeared like an un
orthodox statement, so he asked Deputy
Ferris, himself an old rallor for many
years, if modem seamen had entirely re
covered from their old scare of setting
sail on Friday. Tho reporter b,roke Into
the first stanza of the old sea song:
Twos Friday nieLt when we wt sail.
And twos not very far from the land
Whin the captain spied a Jolly mermaid,
Willi a comb and a glass tn her hand.
"Well," rc-ponded Ferris, "I can't
say that the superstition is entirely gone
from seafaring men, but tho great major
ity of lotli sailing masters and crews
don't jay the slightest attention to that
day, so ominous to tradition. When
they're ready with a load tlicy go at the
most favorr.blc winsi, Friday or no Friday,
but wo do meet with sailors now
and then who couldn't be induced
to lc.ie port on Friday, just as
you still run across thousands of
landmcn who neier undertake any af
fair of importance on that day. Most of
these sailors hnil from nations like Sweden,
Denmark and .Icrmany, where old super
stitions hae still a strong hold on the
people, but American tars don't mind
them nt all "New York Evening Sun.
Mow Arsenical I'oUnnlng.
I have read n great deal in the papers
about slow iwisoning processes, but only
believed the various statements when
they were brought home to me. My
wife, who had tn-en remarkable for her
rugged health and rosy appearance, began
to fade awaj She dwindled to a mere
shadow, and j et she reiterated statements
of guod hialth. Fiuallj-, I insisted on
calling in i. doctor of high standing, after
un imphatic protest from our regular
physician. A long diagnosis decided that
my wife was sufferi'.ig from arsenical
poisoning drau n into the sj stem from a
cheap set of false teeth, w hich had been
purchases! alwut a w cek before the first
symptoms of enkuess had been observed.
Arsenic had leen used in the enamel to
secure the glittering hiteness so much
ndmirj.d by w omen, and in the process of
mastication small particles had been ab
sorbed in the food and taken into Uie
stomnch, where tho insidious work of
destruction was progressing surelj' to a
fatal termination. I don't know how
many cases of the kind may exist, but
from the fact that half a dozen medical
men were bafHed in their attempted diag
nosis, I would not be surprised if thou
sands of women were poisoned annually
in this way. Railroad Couductor In
Development of the Trotter.
Senator Daniel, of Virginia, like many
other southern men, ts an admirer and
lover of fine horsetlesh. He was going
the other day to run over to the trotting
races at Hartford when he said: "It must
evcntuslly come nbout that the trotting
races will lie popular, because it is in this
gait that the horse combines utility with
speedy action. It is as the ro.uiMiTth.it
the horso is inon available for pleasure
and practical service. In a, recent article
written bv Judge Hughes, ef Richmond,
I saw a theory advanced in reference to
the development in the trotting gait which
I think 1 hav e not seen mentioned before.
The thoroughbred animal is to be found
on the great plains and level stretches of
the country, where his natural gait Is j
running The trottinggait. Judge Hughes
thinks, comes to the animal as he is trans- i
f erred to undulating countries, where he '
is obliged to adapt his footing to rising
anil falling thoroughfares. That would i
tic the natural development of the run
ning thoroughbreds into the trotters. It '
is, of course, to the thoroughbreds that
we must go for the best stock for the de
velopment of trotters ns well us runners."
New York Tribune
For cramps and colic. The original I
Brown's Ginger. Fiedenck Brown, Phila
For bargains in Anthracite coal go to i
Wheldon A Merrill. Grand opera house. '
Fine and tresh ojsters in can and bulk j
at Hold A Lj on's, comer Main and Center
, streets. j
A set of teeth from SS up. Rowland
dentist, S S. Market street, over Leutj's.
HKE L1XE 0T1CE, (
' 1 "" rale 1o .V. L'titH ami teinrn Tia ,
' hN line will lie as low an the lowest.
i Don't go on Indirect route be cause jon
'hink the rate in lower. We are in the
Held for this hat-ines and will meet
any ad all rates. Special trains Mon
day without change. (Jet full p irllc
u'ars or (i. U. KNIGHT,
. PU R E
fsed by the United States (Jovernment En
dorsed by the heads of the Great I'nltersltles
as the strongest. Purest. nd most Healthful.
Dr. Prico's the only Hiking Ponder that does
not ontsin Vmmonla. Lime or Alum, sold
only tn Cans
PRICE BAKIVU POWDER CO .
SFW VOMk. CHIC4C.O ST LOCIS.
All the Leading Fall Styles at Prices
i list 1'Ienie.
Hatter and Furnisher, 5 Eist
GEO. i HI.
73 AXD 7i EAST MAIN ST.
PRIVATE eOflROIf.G HOUSE.
The Onl, t'lrat-rias II-use or this kind
ROOMS EN SUITE OR SINGLE
Xo. llt!i V .Main. V. K. Corner Factory.
KATKS:-1 to S1..-.0 per Uaj ; and
4.50. -. and t per week.
A NERVE STIMULANT AND INVIGORATOR.
Benefiicial in General Debility, Exhaustion, and just the thing
to help you through the hot weather. Large bottles, $1.
CHARLES LUDL OW & CO.,
Pharmacits, 55 East Main Street
WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING
One 56-inch Expert Columbia, nickled.
One 55-inch Columbia Light Roadsther87 Patent,
One 54-inch Challenge, nickle,
Une 52-inch Challenge, enameled,
One 52-inch Sansaperill, full nickel,
One Safety Bicycle.
Xi. IF. OXxIDS &c
NO. 8 WEST
N03. 26 AND 28 EAST MAIN STREET.
New line of Fall Goods just opened, and the largest stock tt
select from. All goods first-class and
complete satisfaction assured.
FIHE EDODS. FINE FITS ARID FINE STORE.
E. P. WILLIS & SON,
PLUMBERS, STEAM GAS FITTERS,
2tt SOUTH LIMESTONE ST.
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