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Of all the proverbs qnaint and sweet,
That burdened souls so gently greet,
As IsqW wise voice from ancient clay.
none in whose belief
rn heart finds such sweet relief
Even this will pass away"
weary hands from early dawn
gtheuing evre must labor on.
know not surcease day by day;
gladly comis the sweet refrain,
aehoes o'er and ,r again,
even this, will pass away,"
burdea that are hard to bear
sink the sounl in black despair,
whitening lips rcfuss to pray;
'a lovely face e'en then will glow,
sweet her voice that whispers loW,
t even this will pass away."
h to earth and dust to dust
our hea't's best trust,
in anguish turn away;
p less bitter seems,
its dregs the bright truth
Al will pass away.
! With grief profound
e the new-made mound,
to greet the coming dawn,
feet have found a rest
are folded o'er the btrooe
'a woes have passed awar.
-Makua rr McAu Lacda
worm offer to help
you, Edith, only I
don't know what
you mean to take,"
said Helena Mar
vin, looking into
the room where her
sister was pcking.
"Take?' said
Edith, hardly paus
Sing to answer as
she moved about
open trunks from closet to bureau.
y, I'm going to take everything."
iDon't you mean to make any conces
Not a concession."
'You think it will be better to defy
"Defy them I no, ideed ! What a
be idea l I mean to plase them."
But how can ou possibly please
if you wear silk dresses and curl
"I don't knowlperhaps I shan't; but
to t. And I know I never
ybody if I left my hair
;" id the pretty Cambridge
t to herself that it would be
t, a , if she, who had always
body without trying, could
p obert's relatives if she did
vitR t Itobert'Iretires was
contemplated with even more
usual trembling excitement of
fiancee. For Robert's father
d odbhr and sisters were all Quaker,
withtadition ad beliefs and customs
cding to which they ought to
their only son and brother
and such a
combination of
and:cquettish bonnets
lanes and ribbons
had a faint hope t once
taot with her
it ý te
not SBhe had con
why should she notoon
had not fallen in
i et her airs and
me in loVe ith the
theasslves He had
H e aad repeate y
little end over
that had hest won
had assured her that
bitof lovely lace about '
had completed his sub
that der little curl was b
but a bought curl, held t
hairpin. sad asfihios-t
as curlcouldbe. True d
as not exactly a Quaker; he p
a decendant of Quakers. He
3tltdle renouned the world, '
hme y a and tnaintng and ciar
S a ertnm orave demr or P
of arnestness. Hedid F
he did not eve wutot
,".. didnot meac dip
&I eboos oin gi so foolan y
I ld Athe eveniOg when he
fr b a riend to one of the
M .-bliei," ad had met a
.mh  mme dia ~eu ble, ir
h d ua t an a more
he Madda' do anotly the sme
eOtt qni, earned
en, even, eI
itsown, as at f
Robert had ples i
pla Robert, unlike e~bC
that it was rflet love t
- both ides why might it not 
Spoi'ble that she wounld plese i
arelations ? thouh not o much
, s bow would she eateiee in
her t worldline to sooreIi
. o be-desired result.
A it esmd, test of her resolution o0
YroIs e r immedidtely i
N5'YIma u.n Edith had hardly been
Iaeir'laaber after their ar- a
 te Logwt i home, before tl
Spenf her travelling bag and ex- d
"(k -4 oh, dcear! Mamma, my
is all broken into bits, ad ft
m sll out of enrl. Whatever
Oh, I know Esther sa id p
l a the nxt room if lI s
mindate ds w tapping at I
R obert's serene sister, with e-ident be
"Yes, for my crimps, you know, they
are all out of curl and so tumbled thait I
can't ge down stairs looking so.
"But could thee not comb them out?
I could lend thee a comb to comb them
"I could, of coulrs, but you have no
idea what a fright I am witlhout my
crimps. Robert never saw nme with my
hair straight, and I know he would hate
to have his mother see me unless I was
looking my very, very best. Of course,
I have another bang in my trunk.
Edith made this frank confession with a
wild instinct that it would he best for
be made afterward, though she would!
not yet acknowledge know the posibility ofat
oonoession, would strike them in the
light of unexpected improvement, "but
my trunk hasn't come; so if you could
lend me a pencil!"
"I-I am afraid.I have no slate pen
cil," faltered Esther.
:"Well, a pipe would do; haven't von
a pipe handle? Just a common white
pipe, such as the children have for soap
bubbles, you know."
"If thee will wait a moment I will
- see," said the discreet Esther.
Edith in the meantime had made her
way back to her own room and waited
in suspense, while Esther went slowly
downstairs, questioning her conscience,
and yet very loth to disappoint the
witch who was depending upon her.
She had made up her mind to be very
I tolerant of the worldliness of Robert's
fiancee, but to be too suddenly called
upon to aid and abet her in it was al
most more than could reasonably be ex
pected of her, even by Robert. And yet
it would be so unfortunate to begin the
visit with a family jar. She had a ter
rible consciousness that there was a pipe
in the house; Richard, her little inephew,
had had it.for soap bubbles only tlJ T
white lie, and lNrmit herself to be un
able to find it was something more ter
rible to Estler's conscience than even
nenivrg rt a carl. As it happened,
however, ale really could not find it.
Here was certainly sufficient excuse for
going baot empty-handed; and yet, and
yet-when she came to the foot of the
er, instead of going up, went
into ta itchen.
"'Iidget, could thee spare a moment
to 6 amco to the coner grocery sad
mW ae a pipe ooaizmon white clay
"A pipe is it?" saed the wondering
" es,Bridget, a pipe; a pipe for-for
blowing soap bubbles," ,stammered Es
ther; "thee knows, Bridget, pipe such
as Riebard had for his plaý_. i
"Yes, I know," said Bndget, wiping
her hands on her apron, and then re-i
moving the apron. "And it it sosp
babbles they do be wanting to blow a
alreadyt Faith, I'll send 'em up a plet'
for dinner"'
"Edith has won her first battle," Mrs.
Marvin wrote to her husband that even
ing, "and without a wound or a scar
on either side. I only wish you had
been here with your detective camera
to get an instantaneous photograph of i
the two girls when Edith opened the
door and Esther handed her the clayt
As Edith had confidently expected, it
was the first of a long series of victories
over Robert's relations which she had
gined, not by tramplinhg down their
prejudices under the high heels of .her
French slippers, bht by quietly teaching
them t like her just as she wmas. She
had an infinite amount of the gracious
tact which comes with a certain kind of
aristocratic, highbred worldliness, and
she was at heart a most winningly af
fectionate and true-hearted girl. Had
shqbeen merely a wordling the French
bpers would not have fodght for her
o.econquered her tenemies1 but Robert's
relations made the surprising discovery
a rpally sweet-hearted creature re
riia sweet even on high heels; and be
.e a week was over Edith was the ac
irwledged ruler of the entire house
- ,d. I
Jt was even decided in family conclave
t it would do to give her what, in the
yrdly world, would be known as a "re
eption." Tlhy had no idea of doing
this in looking forward to hee visit. It
was felt that it would be concessiont
enough for them to consent to receive as
a visitor into the bosomn of their own
family the young woman who had disap
poimts their fondest hopes for the ee
curity of Robert's future. To have
their friends to meet her, to set her in i
the full blaze of her effrontery of long ;
silk gown, andl perhaps even of dis-I
mends, would be to advertise their
shiname, the disgrace of the entire family,
in a way not to be contemplated for aI
moment. They would endure, but they 0
would not pblish to the world the fact F
of what they "sere callel upon to en
And yet-and yet . t*he end of a fort
night preparations wereon hand for all
their friends to come and see this won
derful Edith, with full hkowledge on .
'he part of the family that Zhith would
andoubtedly surpass all her Irevious ef
forts on this occasion in the art of de- tI
coration. Edithf however, h er own ml
plans. On the evening fore the :
solemn entertainment, she pn p
stairs, took of all her nn
her ha down feetly oothand
tright over her little ear dn it
very plainly behind, and, drew i
~ ,J~aythe
e- albsolutely guiltless of ornamentation of
any kind. A tiny s.urf of white illusion
' wa.s crossedl over her breast, and her
I contempnlated toilet was completto. Nev
i ertheless, site surveyed Iherself in the
Sglass wVith evident di-,satisfaitiiin.
"I )ear me, maanima, it isn't half so
had as I thought it would le. I neant 1
1I to look like a fright, and after all it's I
y' rattherefll*'tive. If I were dressed for 1
Y private theatricals I should think myself
to inmnse. )Ih, dear ! suppose they i
Is shoul like e' biest this way aftt'.r all "
e, It was a sorrowful blow to h, r hopes
(on this trlmll card to find herself still
a exce.edingly pretty. She was purfe,.tly
Tr conscIinults if a c.rt'ilil piqua!nt charm in i
novel apls'aralnce that might undo her 1
after all. Still sh ewould run the risk. t
She was a 1 erfe"t little actress. If any- 1
thing I ad been needeld to effect Robert's
conpl,h.te subjugation after his first
%iision of helr loveliness at the Harvard a
assembluhits it wais supplied when he saw 1
her the week after in some private the
Iatrieals. She could appear to be a -
Quakeress just as eflfectively as she could a
act her more lnatural self ill a very differ
eut world, and it was s ith fae ( and aC
cent and miannelr perfectly adapted to,
her new toilet that she quietly entered i 1
the parlo r again after her escapade up
stairs, and said demurely to Robert's
m aothe.r:
"achell, would thee like me to wear e
this gown to marrow evelnilng for thy 1
friends ?'
There was a sualued uwhistle of de
light from the reconstructed RolKrrt in
the c, rner. lunt Robert's mother gave a
no sign.
"Thee must wear just what thee 1
t pleases. Edith. If it pleaszes thee better 1
(to wea:r thy gown of red silk-"
a "And what does Samuel think ?".
Edith asked, passing on to stand before 1
HR,lbert's father.
"1 almuel thinks," said the old gentle- 1
man slyly, "that thee had better ask
Robert." <
"Oh,, no Papa Samuel, that would not
el any test at all; thee knows perfectly t
I well that Rolbert likes me in anything,"
u said Robert's fiancee, demurely. J
"And so do I like thee in anything,"
Ssaid Papa Samuel, with unexpected gal
lantry. "But 1 think I like thee best, a
Editih, in red. Thee knows we Quakers
like to follow the way that is mo nt I
simple and natural, and I think red is c
the most iu'tural for thee. I think thee
must have been born in that red silk of
' thine. Thee is very sweet to me, my f
e child, in this Quaker" grey; but we I
Quakers, thee knows, do not approve of i
Y theatricals, and I think to-night thee ii
is trying to play a part. Thee acts it i
very prettily, Edith, but I advise thee to a
go back to nature and thy red gowns."
So the battle was won, and the lilr ai
proved that Edith was qui1ifeibtocon- I
quer, not only Rotlrfs relations, but g
- Robert's relatioq' friends. When, a
e year later, ie came back to them again
, .!bridehere was but one thing left
for 3 nqner. Robert had pre
Spred her for a Iossible visit from elder
ly friends lwho might think it their .duty i,
to remonstrate with hiam, or with him, I ti
on this very worldly marriage, and it pl
was, in truth, hardly a month before he i e
ran up stairs one afternoon as she was eo
dresing, with the announcement that is
the probable counselors were taking off a1
their overcoats in the hall.
She hesitated a moment, but her hes- dl
itation rose merely from a moment's
consideration of whether she had any al
othergoew, in her wardrobe that would Iu
emphasize tnore distinctly her intention fa
to adhere to her own traditions. She sat
decided that the long tra:ing skirt of fi
pale green cashmere, with its border of b
pale plush and its sash of watered silk, to
was sufficiently worldly when one took at
into consideration the jewel that spar- tr
Skled in the laces at her throat, the dainty w
lace-edged handkerchief, and the per-i f
fectly groomed little curls over her white ha
forehead. She paused only to slip on w
one more bangle over her round wrist. ri
and then, kissing her husband, floated ft
down stairs. ru
Robert never knew exactly what she pr
said or did to the ohi gentlemen in the el
parlor. He hung over thej lbanisters andi i
caught the echoes of her silvery little m
laughs, and saw the maid carry tea into of
into the parlor, and at 'the end of an Iti
hour descended the stairs himself, as m
the old gentlem.n emnerged from the le
doorway, determined to stand by Edith tb
S of
to the last, i she hlappened to have had
a hard time. He knew that some re; fa
I monstrance would hie quietly dealt out I hi
to himself, even during the brief vesti-I
bulae episode of farewell; but to his pa
astonishment, as he stepoed forward to 'b
help the old gentlemen ith their over. pi
coats, the one who was evidently spokes
man for thie party gr.sped his hand and am
said heartily: "Friend Robert, thee has Ti
married well." th
titill another year later and there lay he
on Edith's arm a little Edith, with love- lit
ly eyes and very remarkable, highly em
bridered clothes. ye
"Do you think, Esther," said the wi
young mother, anxiously, "that she is so
going to have curly hairt" J
"Yes," said E:sther, with a smile that
was grimly pleasant and yet jpleasantly
igr.m, "I think she will have curly hair.
Iknow thee would find a way to cul it,
though it he as straight as-as a pipe -
stem," and Aunt. Esther bent over to
kiss the child.
"And you're glad it curls, Esther, lo
know you are," insisted the b
"'Yes, Edith, I am glad it earls. Fd
since thee would hbe sure to arl it
how, it isbest that
move em of thytik
*~~-Prf~ l
'r . 1 Man Takes Phosphorus Daily for
Years and is a Total Wreck Now.
o SAN FIRAN('sCO. C,.--John Clayton,
t now in the City and County Hospital
's here, is of particular interest both to
,r imedical men and the world at large as
If the victim of a rather new "habit." He
:v presents the first instance in inctlied
" science as known out here' of a "ph,s
s phorus habit," and he ha:s I come as
11 compllete a slavo to this substance,,
v which he takes in the form of pills, as
ii any morphine fiend is to his habit. The
,r result is that lie has suffered tortures
. from blood poisoning, and his lower jaw
v- bone has decaved so Iball that he has
s had to have it taken ont.
st When he applied to the hospital for
d I admission two weeks ago it was found
w that he was suffering from necrosis, or
e- decay, of the lower maxillary, and from
a a general breaking up of his nervous
id system. His jaws were swollen and his
r- mouth so diatented that his facial ap
e- pearance was repulsive. His face had a
peiculiar ashen rallor, different from
d that usually produced by illness. The
gunms were so contracted that portions
(sIof the jaw were exposed. 'Pus had
caused 1,lo d poisoning, and this pro
ir duced such intense pain that he had
y been taking daily half a grain of mor
lhia. Clayton said that while serving
-as hospital steward of his regiment in
n: the army fourteen years ago lie had
'e seen phosphorus given to sick soldiers
as a nerve stimulant. Afterward, when
li: he felt some symptoms of nervous de
r bility, lie began taking phosphorus pills.
It seemed to put new strength and en
o ergy into his nervous system, and so he
*e kept it up for several months. When
She ceased the practice he felt the former
- symptoms returning, and so took up the
kl phosiorous again. He found that lie
could not stop its use without his nerves
i giving way; and for years lie has used
Y the drug unremittingly, always carrying
with him his case of plills. For the last
year he has taken daily one-tenth of a
grain. Physicians considcr one-hun
- dredth part of a grain a regular dose, I
and even then they carefully watch its I
s effect. ' he amount that Clayton has
t lately been taking daily would kilU I
s ordinary man.
e When he applied to the luspital the
of physicians told him thatalis only hope I
y for life was in the.inToval of the jaw
e bone. This was,'one, and the patient
f is now getting on fairly well, though it t
0 is doubtful if he can live. He is fed 1
,t upon hltid food, and a good deal of
o stilllant of various kinds is given him,
Aiut he constantly begs for phosphorus,
rand craves it so much that frequent hy
podermic injections of morphine are
given to keep him quiet.
A Ladle' Bicycle Club.
A ladies' bicycle club has been'forined
in this city, and althongh the organiza
tion is but a week old, it already com
prises thirty active members. It is
|expected that the organization of this
club will do much toward bring
ting the ladies' bicycle into as general use
as the tricycle.
"The lumbering tricycle has had its t
day," said the President of the club to I
a reporter. "The new bicycle answers
all requirements for ladies, and all prej- f
udice against it disasnpars at once, even f
faom its most radical opponents, the in- u
stant they see it controlled by a grace- s
ful rider. Is is difficult for a woman to I
be graceful on a tricycle. On a bicycle,
too, only the toe and heel are exposed, t
and the embarrassing awkardnesa of the ,
tricycle is overcome. The riding jackot
will be a tight-fitting body or Norfolk,
full skirt, walking length, and riding
hat and gloves. The ladies of the club
will not appear on the streets except in
riding costumes, and with permission of
their teacher, and will not ride in pa
rade. The club will be kept strictly
private and first-class. Ladies will be
elected to membership only when pro
posed by members, and then by unani
mona vote. Gentlemen will be admitted I
1only as honorary members. Some of c
the members of the club have already
mastered the bicvole and others are
learning. They are enthusiastic over l
the superior pleasures and advantages n
of the bicycle as compared with the tri
cycle. cI
Having Her Ears Plerem&
"An epoch in a girlPs lifej when she
has her ears pierced for thelrst pair of
earrings," remarked a jeweler with a
family. "I'm the father of a family my- re
self and I know. The first question al- P
ways is how to get the holes pnnched. si
"The elder sister volunteers to under- n
take it, and the entire family gathers to tl
witness the operation. 'he mother )
holds the trembling hands of the willing I]
victim. One of the boy~ gets an angur a
and is driven from the room with re
proofs. Then sister comes with the t
needle. She is shaking from head to 1
foot. She sets the point of the little in
strunment in the velvet flesh, lets out a
I little spurt of bhood and quietly faints. g
Ift in evident that the operation will have
to he conducted by some one of les ten
der sensibilities.
"At last a happy thought strikes the
father and he calls upon a jeweler with
Shis daughter.
"'I would like to get my daughter a
pair of solitaire' he says to the clerk,
'but unfortunately her ears are not
"The clerk smiles, stands behind her,
and pinches each little ear till itis white.
Then he' runs a sharp steel needle
through both lobes and wipes off the
half drop of blood with a piece of mus
"'Do up your ears for a week when I
you go out,' he rays in a business-like
way, and then: 'Now, sir, what sized
solitaires would you like to look it ' "
uJewtellrs'r Wedk,1.
A FAMZR near Chebanase, IlL, having~
an ox that did not obey orders, con
cluded that the animal was drt and
bought an ear trumpet, which worked
with great auoes. The animal bd
lost its appetite, but with its return of
hearing ate heartily. The ear trumpet
is hsmd in pla by wires araound ems
of thehornu This y Is from a'
Western paper nd no goe with
i i
AZ ramms comeI ,o--rt mealtome- J
The News from Varios part of the Glebe
ia a Conadesed Form.
Minister 'Pendleton Is rapidly recover
ing. lie takes carriage rides daily.
s Fiftteen banking houses in Buenos
SAyrcs have surlpeinied within ten days.
Mount Etna, in It:aly, is in a state of
activity, but the eruption has not assumed
r a "crious a-pect.
Gen. ('iarl Schurz and Bismara k have
been di-cusaing politics at Ikerlin very
r amicably over their beer.
1 At the Democratic territorial conven
r tion held at Ogden, Utah. all the Mar
( mon delegates were excluded.
(;en. Iloula 'ger's friends in Paris have
odistributed free, 2,.oo0,00uo copies of his
book on the Franco-German-War.
Emperor Don Pedro, of Brazil, sho is
suffering wvithl throat disease similar to
s Emperor Fre derick, lies dangerously ill at
Dispatches from India announce that
1 Delhi and Moradalad have been visited
by disastrous hall storms, about one hun
C dred and fifty persons having been killed
The hailstones were flat and oval in shalpe.
I nd some of them weighed as much as
I wo pounds.
Chatirma.n Iodge, of the grievance
committ, e of the Brotherhood of Loco
motive Engineers at Chicago, Ill., says
the strike has not been declared off, but
the men have been allowed to secure
their places with the Burlington com
pany at the het terms they can get.
In the Edgar Thomson's Steel Works,
at Pittsburg. Pa., the iucw rail mill was
put in oper.ation recently, and the first
rails made since last "Decemlwr were
turned out. Pinkerton guýs} a.ýrt I' -
on duty, but evcrvlj4 is in good humor,
and no furthe'-di~order is expected.
Col. \:iliam It. Aylett, of I'ickett's I
divissln, delivered a lecture in Philadel
p Pa., on "*Gettysburg." before a
large and distinguished audience, in
eluded among which was Mrs. General
Pickett. lie paid a glohving tribute to
Generals Grant, Sherman, McClellan
and Hlaneock. Mrs. Pickett says she t
takes gr.at interest in the great assem
blage of Northern and Southern soldiers
which occurs at Gettysburg early in July.
The schooner, Edward E. Webster, of
Gloucester, Mass., arrived at San Fran
cisco, Cal, after a six months' voyage,
during which she ran outof all provisions
except musty flour, and the greater part
of her crew came near dying
from a strange disease, probably
eau-'d by insufficient food. The 1
me at on board became tainted and
had to be thro.a n overboard. Soon after I
several of the crew fell ill of a strange
complaint, which swelled their limbs,
made them useless and several died.
About three miles above Centerville,
Ohio, at Milkanna Station, as the train
of Miller and Freeman's circus, passing
that point, went through a deep cut
known as "'Backbone," it met a landslide
which threw the engine and five cars
from the track, piling teem up in a con
fused and broken mass A. H. Stillwell,
of Wellsville, 0., enisneer, was ternhA t(
scalded. Elmer El worth, of Colum
bus, Ohio, a coloed cook, was killed
outright. The lxAenger coaches, con- Is
taining performer, were uninjured, as
were also the caritontaining the horses.
Edgar L. Her·ance, late pastor of the G
Presbyterian caurch, in the village of ct
White Plains N. Y.. shot himself while of
in the vpul . llermance's resignation
was asked or some months ago, in con
sequence of dissatisfaction arising be
tween hieself and the flock over his sal
ary. j'ls wife is the daughter of ex
President Woolsey, D. D., LLD., of Yale tl
col'rc Shortly before he sh, t himself,
.letanance was sitting within the chancel
caoversing with the sexton, John Blake
y, and appeared perfectly rational.
Hardly had he closed the church door
ion leaving, when he was startled by the
report of a pistol shot, and rushing back
into the church, found the pastor stretch- P
ed prone ulpon the floorof the pulpit. lie
was bleeding profusely from a bullet
hole in his right temple. Close beside
him lay a smoking 32-calibre revolver. st
The last cable advices from Tangier, n
received at the State Department at a
Washington, in regard to the expected i
settlement of the pending difficulty are E
not, it is understood, as encouraging as t
they were believed to be. The Sultan of
Morocco is not only disposed not to refer
the controverted question of authority to o
arbitration, but the evidences are that he i
is inclined to astert his authority by ous
taining his views in a forcible way. t,
This, it is said at the State Department, tl
is most deeply regretted, because our
government has nothing more formidable
with which to assail the sultan than the
missives of the State Department; and if
diplomatic correspondence shoeld fail to
awe the sultan into accepting thie views
of the State Department it has, itis said,
no reason to hope for any moral support
from the navy. The correspondence.
however, will continue, with the hope
that Consul General Lewis may subjugate
the sultan by ipeaceful methods.
A Burlington & Quincy freight train a
was badly wrecked when entering the I
Lotisville, New Albany and Chicago
yards at Chicago, ill., and under circum
stances ahich leads to the belief that it a
was the work of the strikers or sympa
thizers. After the engine and two car i
had passed, some unknown miscreant N
threw the switch and the next fifteen
cars were piled up in a hopeless wreck in V
a ditch. Just as the switch was thrown,
a man near the rest of the train threw a f
tie on the track, wrecking the last three a
cars, and at the same time a carol, a
"dope" material of a highly inflamnibl Ii
nature, used tor oiling wheels, which a
was in the center of the train, was on ire a
-nd destroyed. The conductor was found
lying near the tracks nearly insensible.
He had been beaten by three men who
boearded his caboose, He canet
S sew oafthe weeked alm
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o Intereslsg Goolip by our New.s Ma at the
Natoleal Capital-Ceonresolonal
sad Other lMaters.
S In the Senate Mr. St, wart intrliuh d
a bill to e ei..t,. c'*rt:aii tri.i ty stiliult
,f lins prohlilº:tin . (.'llhin.- i nle ign'i:ttio, n.
Re ferrel to the 'iaituitit, o , for ti;ll r.- I
lations. 'The railroadl lalnd ka;nt f,,rf, it
tire lill was taken tllln "ad llaI enila d s, i:1ý
to exc:ud.l froit its pro i.ions the I'o: -
tae Lake tcal n acompany and the Olnt:L
rsio anid Blrule riwir c.mpa ny. lhth of
Mihlig,,ani. Aine~ liltme.tnts :re al,,
r adopted re'lative to the course of proeed
tare by land offtice otfficials in carrying it
ie to lTec:t. The bill then went over,
s and the lill for the estalrishment
of a btura: of anianal indui, tr v
Swas taken tup. Mr. I':ahtllr atl
dressed the Senate in stupport of the hill.
t When the doors were r.eopnedl the hill
was passed to ptrtfet th .l:uarantine
service of the United States. It imlposes
a punishment of a tine ,f not more than
$300, or imprisonnlent for not more than
30 days, or both, upon any pwrson, tmas
ter, pilot o nerwner of a vessel enteri,i
any United States pIrt in violation of the
quarantine regulations, franwd under the
act to prevent the introduction of inf
tious or contagious diseases into
United Stites. It provides for th
tablishment of additionail quara
t stations at the mouth of Delaware
the entrance of Chesapcake HLay,
Charles on the Georgia coast at or near h
West and at several Paciteico 'east points.
Alpprolpriations are niade a: follows for the
s constrluction and l:intenllcell of qluaraal
t tine stations: At I)celware breakwater,
I$7: 14;' a'pe Ch.arles. Va., $112,000;
South Atlanli;i='A-t.h,;:: B,,,lt.,ound, 1
$:l8,500; Key West, $.1.000; giiE _
quarantine, formerly `Ship island,
* 15,000. The Senate adljourned. 5
...MIr. Bklmont of New York, presented
in the Hlouse, and it was adopts t
conference report on the joint resol
accepting, on behalf of the United
the invitation of the French re
take part in the international
to be held in Paris in 1889.
missioner representing the U
will receive a salary of $
Hlouse then went inf
of the whole, Mr. Springe
in the chair, on the
The bill reported in
substitute for the Cullom b
smeadments to tile inters
law, proposes to amend the a
of that law so as to require
schedules of rat:es shall be kept
the public." The only amendme
general interest prop oseal are one
mit a railroad to carly free destit
homeless persons, transported by
ble societies, and another to
railroad to give reduced rate a
pal govennents for the trans
indigent persons. In secret
Sherman reported back the Chi
from the Senate committee on
lations with the reco
of committee that it be ra
In the House, Mr. lHarner, of P
nia, presented a memorial of d
tobacco of Phila u-4hit in fa
speedy repeal of the entire tax o
co. Referred. On motion of
lan, of Tennessee, the Senate bil
passed for the establishment of
house at Newport Ness, a
Ground, Va. The Hlouse the
committee of the who'e (JI
of Illinois, in the chair) on t
On motion of Mr. Ilouk, of T
abill was passed by the louse a
nag the construction of a br dge
the Tennessee river at Knoxville
The appropriatior.s committee notified hi
the Georgia delegation that they would re
be heard in regard to the appropriation ui
for the Atl inta Colored Exposition. which ga
the sub-committi c have reported favor- to
ably. If the delegates ask for an appro- fs
prastion it will Ine given, and as the dele- '
gation couldi ntot do etherwise, it Is al- oh
ready prac.ically obtained, an
Mrs. Cleveland is much pleased with a na
stylish ponyphieton and the new sorrel
team, which she drives herself with Hlaw
kins, the old negro driver, who has been ti
at the White Hlouse since the Grant adnl- (
ministration, seated in the Iboot behind. I re
8he is a good driver and holds the stir
ited horses well ill chlck. Miss Rc.se
Elianbeth Clev. landl, who has been at
the lhite lHotanse for the past two weeks, I
generally accomlpanies her.
A bill was reported from the IHIuse
committee on atplropimations .aPiroprlat
ing $450.000 in accorldance with the rec
ommendation of the secretary of the
treasury, to make ilup the deficiencies in
the appropriatini for collecting the reve- w
nue front cltomns. Among the ports at to
which deficiencies existeul are the follow- t
ing, with the amounts to I e paid them: ai
Charleston, 8. ('., $1.021.20; Savannah, cl
Ga., $1.258.48; Wilmington, N. C., bI
$785.16: Mobl'le, Ala., $766.56. T
The present session of Congress will li
undoubtedl., extend well into,and prob- tl
ably nearly through the ummer. If a m
tariff bill should pass the Huse at all, it
will hardly be done before the middle of
June, and the finance committee of the tL
Senate would scarcely be prepared to re
port it back short of several weeks, and
then several more weeks would be con
sumed by its discussion in that body.
If a tariff bill fails to pass the House, '
will even take more time t
now and the 15th of June
and whether tr;f legislata
not enacted, it is evident tha
ti'ed to be the longest ae
gIrss of many years.
The weather crop
the Signal Ofilee.
week the weather
for growing crO
and Nebraske,
tucky anti Tennetsee, a numl lb
iliitrilbutel shower, occurring "
sta:tes during thl. week havel doulllt i
t rt sultetl il the impllrttlveml.nt of tihe Ir, p
mettle n loi e niltl ir b% so d41ll.1.
A duel tI ,tk place rtc-tlitly 'it It small
Mormon s.tliement in I.1,: vr.ll tv, near
Sarin Mtarc,, N. 1., Itf tan Irt Ivesick
I : 1 rlll n ninatl in.,. "ThI v h:,il hete li t en-li
:itunirtrl l tof the r :ut i11, 11 . .:111i:nei V hit
umain, :t mth't\ ley :ill 1l a I entile. 'T'he~ir
ulimn are .Sarah 11 Iln and Mal iry Lee
Itmore, :atedl sixt.een andl eighiteenv y ar-.
fl ty were alwayi- fr~enrs up to the tit,
,f their Ittve a flatir. Thitv mnet ta ti
:- timle before the duel inll the adobe t
Snllate In the hadll et and 1:al
Petet Hi iiti hr. This
Shatred, and front that
it of the duel both wet
r volver. They fi
It agrteTnlet on
village and
There were
. ured off a
e The flirin
relitlene,, elf A. ft. (o
I, Yr
hickory Nwttc
residentc" of A. .. Good
trbl of "nglish was next visite
gave Gi,ohmnan forty-eight hours in w
to go to work anti earn a support for
family or take a hundred lushes.
"White Cape" then went to the resideenct
of James Pro, editor of the local pIper,
and left a n,te for him to publli-h In the L
next issue of his paper. In this note the O
"White Cnlp" say that any man found
I-ing mnn ,y in the purchase of votes,'
trleating with liquors to influence voters
or in any manner attemplting to eor
rupt the ballot during the pending polit
ical anvnss, will be taken from his
holne, tit-d face inwardi to a tree anl
given two hundred lashes on the bar.
back, and, for an aggravated offense of
this charuacter, three hundredl lashes will
ie inflicted. The citizens think this to
be about the righlt thinlll.
i-5 Rfi ll, lEltiV. ,
The boIk anid stationery storeof
worth & C'., in N:tshville, Te
enteredl by prt.ft"si nial urg.
taken iito the bh,tk y.d,.
,antd $1030 iin hncy,
checks stole.n. It was o
burglarits ever comm
They enter dl a hm
lights burn :all ni
the back yard, a
men in the express
in H halley's rita'*
were liablle at 47

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