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The Btory of tlio lady who appeared
at a Washington ball in a dress covered
with bonds and bills is cclipBod by that
of tho Utah man who furnished his en
tire house with postage-stumps.
Beecher's congregation was increased
this year by tho accession of thirty
four members, and tho membership
numbers 1,545. Tho contributions,
howovor, amounted to only $10,420, but
tho amount raised from pew-rents won
Tho will of Anno 1'. Sever, of Boston,
admilod to probate, contains public bo
quests amounting in nil to $1!I5,000.
Harvard College gets $140,000, of which
$100,000 is for tho erection of a build
ing to bo known us Sever Hull, $20,000
to bo used as may bu thought.proper.
Tho Porto hastens to .explain that
Turkey has two lines of dofenso which
she is ablo to hold, and her Circular
Nolo begging tho other Towers to mo
diate was to bo taken in a Pickwickian
senso. Of course, after tho other pow
ers havo declined tho impruded pro
posal. Tho problem of using steam-power on
tho Erie Canal seems to havo been par
tially solved during the post year, as tho
records :f tho Collector's oflico at Buf
falo show that steam tugs and regular
steamers havo been plying to a consid
erable extent on the section of tho canal
between Buffalo and Touawauda. More
over, all of tho boats havo been worked
Wo shall soon have steamors enough
to Brazil and other South American
countries. Philadelphia is preparing to
start its pioneer ship in about . week,
and tho Quebec and Gulf l'orts Steam
ship Campany has determined to trans
fer its vessels to this port for the same
trade. It would certainly bo unfair to
subsidize ono lino to tho detriment of
tho other.
Tho Supremo Court at Washington,
on Monday lost, decided tho Macon
County, Mo., bondVuso, which has been
pending before it for sometime. The
question was whether tho bonds were
invalidated by the Constitution of 18115,
which was adopted before their issue.
The court decided that they were not.
Justice Swayne delivered the opinion of
the Court.
Tho New York Tribune, has this cu
rious, ot funny, paragraph : "Tho new
est variation of the telephone is called
the photograph, which receives spoken
words, that may be delivered at any
future timo without repetition by the
speaker. In other words, a dying mil
lionaire may now lock his lost spoken
will up in the photograph, so as to cna
bio his heirs to produce it Bix months
later before the Surrogate for probate
in his own voice and language."
The latest feat of tho terrible tramp
is tho abduction of another child, named
Willie Hopkins, from his home near
Pittsburg. It would bo very uncom
fortable indeed to have another Charlie
Boss case, and it is to be hoped for the
credit of tho country that the ruffian
who stolo the child will be apprehended.
It is high time that tho country bo re
lieved, by measures more or less strin
gent, of tho banded vagrants who com
mit in the rural districts every Bort of
crime without punishment.
Another of thoso savago affrays
Culm they are not to bo called battles
has resulted in the killing of 0!) and
the capture of 151 out of a total force
of 250 revolutionists. On tho bodies
of some insurgent aides-de-camp who
wero killed, important letters are said
to have been found. Thoso letters, it
is to bo supposed, implicates, as usual,
certain Cubans of prominence, whoso
loyalty has not heretofore been bus-
peeled, and their discovery will result
in more confiscation and massacre.
Tho concentration in largo numbers
of hostile Souix in the British North
west Territory, together with tho iuad
equacy of tho Canadian police of that
region to restrain or control tho move
ments of tho unruly savages, has sug
gested tho necessity of tho construction
by the United Stutcs Government of a
largo and permanent military post near
tho boundary lino. It is understood
that Oen.' Terry has already solocted
tho site for such a post, and that its con
struetion will bo recommonded to Con
gress. The question as to whet her the Union
Paciflo railroad shall bo forced to pro
rate with tho Kuusas Pacific was argued
nt great lengths before tho President
und Attorney General, tho object of tho
inquiry being the information of Con
gross, Tho easo of the Kansas Pacific,
was fully presented by Mr. Holmes
Judge Shellabarger, replying for the
Union Pacific, contended that tho eost
of operating tho westom half of tho
road is so much greater thau tho east
ern that it would be unjust and ruinous
to tho company to be campellod to car
ry freight ovor a part of tho road only
nt rates which nro charged for through
The rrVNlilent'nMllver Wedding,
Mrs.llnyos hns lwught a new dress from
Wortli In wear on a very interesting occa
sion ihn twcntv-linh nnniversarv of her
wedding day. The dress is presumably a
rich black Bilk, princesse stylo, cut high in
tho neck and having long sleeves. The
silver wedding of a president has never
lieen ccichrnicii in the White House, anu
the iluth ol this December will hca mein.
orablo day in tho history of tho executive
mansion. Tho party ts bo given on the
evening of tho 80th will be as private as
tho position of Mr. and Mrs. Hays will
permit. The chief guests will be those
'who witnessed the marrlago twentv-flve
years ago and there nro a goodly number of
mom lull, principnny irom Cincinnati.
Whatever action the president may take on
any silver bill brought before him will not
bo inlluenced by any consideration of
presents mado of tho metal . which it is
proposed to remonetlze.
WtlHlllMBtOII Nobis.
A Washington special says it is more
than probable that tho sub-commlttim of
the ways and means committee will report
proposition for an Income tin. Tho nrgu-
nient in favor of an income tux Is that tho
Eastern and tho seabonrd Miildle States
now pay fur less internal revenue tax than
tho Northern, Houtncrn uml Middle States;
Dint property ami production nru overtaxed
In these latter, compared with tho former,
and that an incomotax would equalize the
loud. Tho Western and Southern members
of tho House very generally favor aa In
como tux. and tho measure is especially
strong among Northern members, who say
that the government bonds are almost all
owned in the seaboard States; that these are
exempt from taxation, ami that an income
tax Is the only way to reach tho bond
In tho case of Cochrauo & Co. against
Denver and olhers, from the supreme court
of the District, the United States supreme
court rendered a decision denying the mo
tion lo sot aside the decree and dismiss tho
bill. This Ik known us the "patent flour case"
and it was .charged that there had been a
(illusion between the partners prior to the
bearing, und to such an extent as would be
taken notice of as reflecting on tho decree.
Governor McCormick, commissioner-
general to the Paris exposition, is over
whelmed with applications tor positions
Irom associate commissioners und clerks lo
laborers of overy description. Tho Gov-
rnor explains that very few clerks will be
needed on this side of the Atlantic. The
ofTleo of the commissioner-general will be
pencil in New York the latter part of this
or curly next week.
General Sherman places no reliance
in tile sensational reports from Texas; lie
says the trouble In El Paso county grows
nit of a demand of Kpeculalors for pay for
the produce of salt mines, which have been
free for years.
Tho condition of Senator Patterson,
f South Carolina, this evening is consider-
sd very critical. Hu suffered a severe ut-
ick of congestion of tho lirnin. His rela
tives have been telegraphed to.
Death In a Candy Fttctory.
Au explosion, immediately followed
y a lire, occurred at the enudy factory of
ii-.-enllelil & Sons, New York, on tho Will.
The holier, which was under Ihe sidewalk
on liun'luy side street, burst, tearing uwuy
Ihe front mid sciitterlngtho wreck in nil di
rections. A large number of girls of nil
ages were employed at the time in the
building. The walls fell within a few min
utes niter the explosion. A policeman who
was on duly neur tlie building sny.s lie saw
the front of the building, live stories high,
full llllo the street.
Fifty-six wounded and one dead were re-
lorled nl the I'ainbers street hospital. A
number were also sent to lbdlevuo undolli-
r hospitals. II Is estimated Ihe wounded
will reach 125. Hill few escaped uninjured.
Mr. Greenfield, owner of the factory, could
give no Idea of how many were in Ihe build
ing ut the time of Ihu explosion, but thought
ul... ut 11(1. Of these 50 escaped by the Coi
gn Place entrance, and a small number
it out through tho sky-lights, walked over
the roofs, and got down Iho sky-lights of
other buildings. The hook-keeper, who
was on the Bar-lay street sido of the build
ing, was blown out through the window, lo
the street and badly cut on tho heud.
Several jumped from tho second story and
escaped with slight injuries, the fall being
broken by policemen and citizens on the
sidewalk below. The parties onqiloyed In
the factory wero principally young girls
and boys from eight lo twenty years of age.
Owing lo tho approach of tint holidays a
double forco was employed, ono working
during Iho day and (lie other at night. The
force Is changed at 5 o'clock, and the fact
of tho explosion occurring at live minutes
past, renders it still more difficult to know
how many or who nro victims. The num
ber in the building at tho time of the dis
aster, is variously estimated from ono hun
dred lo three hundred- The flumes spread
so rapidly that It Is feared many not Injured
by the explosion, were binned to douth.
News of the explosion spread over the city
vory rapidly, and tho wildest rumors and
groat excitement prevailed. Large crowds
hurried from nil quarters, but tho police
kept them away from tho sceuo. Many
persons having children or relations work
ing In tho factory, as tho evening wore on
and thoy did not return home, sought the
scono of tho disastor, and hospitals and
police stations in search of tho mlr.sing
Tho boiler Inspector Hurler, of the sani
tary squad, made aroporttoSiiporlntondent
Walling late this owning. The purport of
which is that ho went to tho building, No.
6U llarolay ntroot, and sueeeoded In finding
the steam boilors, and found that they wero
Inlact and also that everything connected
Willi tho steam apparatus Is In good order.
The Inspoctor slated ono of Iho copper
tanks (Iliad with material for making candy
must havo exploded, breaking tho kerosene
lamps with which tho budding was lighted
and scnttorlng tho burning fluid In overy
A Wife Mnrilervr llAngtstl.
Jock Hunt was hung at Mmlisonvillo,
Monroa county, for having murderod bin
wlfo, July 19, 1875. Ho was porfoctly eool
and made no confession. Ho attempted to
commit suicide by taking morphine and
was under its Influence when hung from a
wagon before a largo assemblage of people.
Tho murder was committed without provo
cation, ho having shot his wlfo for having
Biiporatod front him on account of III treat
A Had 1-reHHtoiit.
On the trial of Lambert,' President of
tho American Popular Llfo Association, for
swearing to a fnlBO report, an undertaker
namod Horritt swore tho dofendunt askod
him to call on two of tho jury, and tell ono
he was a good tomparanoe man like him
self, and tell the other he was his friend.
Dr. Morris, a physician of the oompany,
toBtllled he saw defendant sign the report
Joyce Fully Pardoned.
The President bos signed the pardon
lor John A. Joyoo, eonvlotod of conspiracy
, to defraud the United States of taxes India.
tilled spirits. The pardon Is full and un
conditional. Jeyeo, It will bo romembered.
was sentenced to tH.OUO lino in addition to
his Imprisonment.
Almrtlon nt Lawrence
Dr. Carl Neumann, who was arrested
for procuring abortion, has had his pre
liminary examination, and given bail for
Ills nppeariinco In January. IIo protests
his innocence.
A Korgur Arrtistfld.
John A. Miller, alias Chapman, has
been arrested on a charge of uttering borg
ed papers upon his fathers bank, in Augus
ta. Georgia. Ono hundred thousand dol
lars Is said to hostile nmoiint.
Infamous and Scandalous.
Tho management of tho closed Natiou
al Trust company is pronounced Infamous
and scandalous. The bunk examiner has
been twice heforo the grand jury.
Kxnctition of Van lykl, th Wife Murderer
at Canton, N Y.
Van Dyke was hanged nt Canton, N.
Y.. on the 21st. for tho murder of his wife,
at Ogdensburg, Inst July. lie witnessed
through the window the trial of tho gallows
with his coffin four teot away. At midnight
ho seemed cheerful and unconcerned, tint
at noon ho was inueh depressed and fre
quently shed tears. He asserted Ids inno
oeco. At 12:30 ho was brought to tho scaf
fold with his arms pinioned, and when ask
ed If ho had any remarks to make, he spoke
us follows: "I will speak a few words lo
those gentlemen, ono and all, old and young,
llowaro of bad company, for it leads to
something worso. May Oml havo mercy
on my dear soul. I am not guilty, but am
not afraid to meet God this afternoon."
Aftev a short prayer, tho noose was adjust
ed at 12:41). Two and a half minutes Inter,
the drop tell. Van Dyke breathed heavily
for over one minute, and at 1'4:&H was pro
nounced dead. .
Van Dyko was but It) years old and only
one week married wlieu he killed bis wife.
He claimed last night (hat John Chiller, who
was a farmer, had seduced tho girl, and
gave him $25 to marry her. He was bom
it Medina. where his mothcrls living. Night
in-fore hut ho passed in singing comic
songs, clog dancing and smoking. Van
iiyke told the sheriff ho wanted to be hang
ed at 11, so as to bo In hell (or dinner, lleccnt-
ly, when clergymen left him, lie turned n
aupleof hondsprings, and bringing up witli
i circus poise, shouted after them, "What
do you soy'"
JfiiKliliiil himI the Vr.
tY Coiistuntiiinpli! dispute!, kuvk:
I'ji(h,n! Is in tfreut diHf.ivnr horn on am
ount f KtTvlu'ft trciK-lmry. vtiih Kiilish
iiiflu. wi-u in favor oftTvin rotnl'Tnii pitsni-
li TIhto is a ulrontr Imprt'SHion lior1 ,
that KdkIhikI will oppowu the fiponiii oft hi-
Danlatiollt's whl'h Turkey ami iniul'ly all
tliM nth1!' powtTH un prpariM to emu'olc. i
It thn Turku rofun) eniHTSHinu It will ln In?-1
uiikm ifth" conviction that Kiitfliuxl will
ln'! tin-in in 1 lit'ii- (ixtnmlly. i
iiriiiHiiy Willing. I
llcrliti (H.sputdi saya tliu impression
in prcvnh'nt tn tllplonintic ami iMir-'Uiinnit ( I
irclcM in (iMtmauy that tho (fovornment if
iosiroiiH of a termination of Iho war; Ihat
it will utlhei'o fully ami freely to whatsoever
omlitioiiH KiiNHin, may renolvo to exact;
that It has resolved neither itwelf to advance
any otistado, nor ho fur as it can help, to
jterinit any othor power to hinder tho ex
tinction of Turkey an an European power.
iso .iirtimtion.
It 18 generally believed in Constiuiti-;
noplc thai I lie forte appeal ortuememn
Hon of powers will havo no result. Lityunl,
Urltlnli omltassatlor.hiiH informed tho Turk-
sh government that England will continue
to uhservo neutrality.
Turk I nil Troop ami Lohndh,
Col. Willi'stey, tho llritisli military
atlaclio, says that Osinan Fushn had less
than ait.OOU men nt Plevna, and that in his
sortie he lost G.00U killed alone, and the
wounded must have heen G.WH) more.
More Conciliation.
Dr. Lemuel J. Draper of Washington,
wan appointed assistant nurgoon of tin' nnvy
la 1NIM. Early In 18(15. he waHonthn'Trineo
ton" nt l'liiladelplila. Thomas A. Moiikob, a
hloi'kudo runner, hut previously engineer
in the Confederate navy, was a prisoner on
the same voasol. Menzes obtained leavo to
go ashore, and Dr. Draper had leave to no
with Monsso for forty-olght hours. Both
loft Philadelphia togothor and wont to Bal
timore, whoro thoy woro arrested hy tho
troops while at a Confederate party In hon
or of Memo's return. In February, 18115,
Draper's appointment as assistant surgeon
in the rogulnr navy was revoked, but on
the 11th of tho sumo month a rovoeatlon
was eaneelled, and ho was allowed to ro-
slgn at his own roquost. After many In
elTi'Ctuul attempts to get haek In tho navy.
Dr. Drapor has been reinstated as assistant
surgeon, with pay for thlrtoon years and
ten months.
Sitting Hull Comes Heme.
Tho Chicago Times' Hidena Montana,
special says: Father Ginln arrived at
Mains river Sunday, and reported to Fort
llenton by mosBOngor, that Bitting Bull had
erossed tho lino and camped ut Boar Faw
mountains with a largo foroo of BIoux and
Nor. Forces. A man named Valentino Is
supposed to be killed. This roport is con
tinued from other souroos, and It Is stated
the Indians nro burning the prairie south
of Poor Faw. and Bitting Bull Is on Miles'
bnttlo ground and has boon joined by Lone
Deor'B band of seventy-Are lodges.
Young and Dullls Itatnrncil.
A Fort Clark spociul says tho com-
niiuid under Col. Young and Liout. Bullla
arrived on tho Kith. They report having
oxpnrlenoed very bad weather on their re
turn trip, their blankets and clothing being
drenched sinco the ttth Inst. No details of
thoir operations have yet been mado known
Lucky KanRju City.
Washington specials say Mr. Franklin,
of Kansas City, has obtained from a sub-
commlttoo of thocommitteeon public build
iugs and grounds, a favorable report for a
federal building at Kansas City.
Texas Troops Surrender,
Tho small detachment of State troops
were eompelled to surrender to the Moil
oan mob at El Paso, on the 18th. Few of
the prisoners wero immediately shot down
We ore indebted to Messrs- Powers,
I.ynde St Co.. of Kansas City, forthofollow-
inK reliable review of tho grain trade:
Wheal Tim fall of Plevna and prospects
of an oarly pouce liuvn hud a very depross
iiitf cIToct on the markets. Knirlish markets
lire dull und henry without material chanti
es imports continue very large and with
homo iti'liverlcs. added during Ihe week
ending Due. Hth nearly l1, million bus. lo
slock in store. Our own home markets
show a decline from nriccsof a week ago of
31o4 on winter wlieat. and 2 to 2c on
spring, while stocks aro unusually light,
und the general movement to Interior points
and Henlionrd greatly diminished. Export
clearsnee for the week ending Dee. Utli,
were H'MMl bus., and "visible supply" Dec.
7th. 10.:W7.1.W bus., a reduction of 1'4 mll
lioiiK from previous week.
neporiK concerning ine iiianiiiy ami
iiualitv of liussiiiu wheat nro somewhat eon.
Irmlletory. but Into advices from tin U. K.
Consul at Odessa, to the Department o(
Slate, eoiillrm the curly statements of un
llornious Vleid. Illld its being Well HCCiired.
He uIho stutcsthut large fiiitutltleH of Itare
hcldhy Knglish and Continental merchants,
piircliasbed at a low price, owing to the de-
reciiition ot Kusr'an currency, uml await
ng a settlement of the war to permit its
shipment, Kupplics from British India
nave nearly eouseii; rgypt promises nut
little, and the amount of 'wheat on passage
Dec. 1M was less than 1 .AW.UOO bus. The
near approach of Ihe holiday season, wiion
tie muling Is none, turn tuero is a goneriu
tiling un for tho year, has Its effect In de
pressing values, so that without some
greater activity in foreign markets, otirown
must continue to rule heavy und tend to a
lower range of prices,
Corn The "visM supply" of com for
ti e week ending Dec. Hth shows a reduc
tion from previous week of over 1,INII),IK)0
bu., receipts at interior points having fallen
olT greatly. This in a great measure Is ow
ing to tliii unfavorable weather for trans
portation and for maturing tlie now crop.
Prices nave rulcit lower on iiotn casii anil
futures, the (ormcr, however, showing the
greater lliictuiitionwcakeniug gradually
as the month advances, foreign markets
have established no advance, and the pres
et heaviness in both wlieat anil (lour will
heiir strongly against any appreciation in
I'robalilv not before Ike middle of ,Tunn-
ury will Ihe new crop be in condition to
griide, -. hen all the indications point to an
unusually liberal movement. Ihe mixing
of new com with old though in light iitau
tities, is readily delcetedotl isspeetion, and
wc won Id cant Ton shippers against the prac
tice, ub I lie shipments are invariably report-
-II us r'ecleil or new com.
itve In this grain there was greater ac
tivity fortiie week past, "export clearances"
for the week ending Dec. l'itli amounting to
I'.'.i.'JIu bus., against almost nil for previous
I;. Stock in sight show u dimimilioii
of Iiki.ihiii bus. I'l-lcns rule steady without
Ouis No change in Iho situation lo note
concerning oats, general movement lighter.
values steudv, none taken from export tint
'Visibly Supply" less by OIHl.tleO bus., week
inliiig Dec a br prevlom week,
l-'reighis No change In (reights. All!ruil
rates on grain (roin Chicago to Now York
til per cental.
Kansas City Wheat, No. 2 spring, cash,
ic bid; winter, No.Vi cash Jl.lli bid. Cuttle
native shippers. $4,111; Col. Texas steers,
fj.-ln. Hogs, puckers, $.'l,li'i,:i.70. Blockers,
fi'iV.c" .Vi
New Vork Wheat, red wiiiler,Sl.;)5wl.tl.
Corn, nilve.l. tile.
Chicago -Wheat, $1,117?-,;. Jan. Corn, 4IAT
42c. .Ian. Cntlio ws, S'i.lKKc'.'l.fiO; steers,
tl.iruii :i.''). Hogs, mixed packing, fl.tHi
M l.ln.
St. Louis-Wheat, No. a, rod wittier. $1.17;-;
ash. ( ore, 4!c Jan. Cattle, prime to
liolc-o steers, $1.7."l!il.'UHl: Blockers, 2.5(1
nr.'t.-lo. Hogs, packing. $:l.7rw4. 115.
How to Live on fifteen ccnls a day in
HI Iilli. ii-Ml'i'll.
While (lie single man is grumbling
over :i salary of if 1,1 UK I per year, ami
limls nil Hie lirst ol January thai lie lias
just made liolli ends meet ami bus until,
ing but his nose and situation lu-hiri-liiui,
tlie iniiniiei'iini will al once siig
.'est ilsoli, "llnw iln the liand-to-IUKitlli
individuals live!'" tin our slreets are
lailv In lie seen im-ii iltagging I lu in
selves along as it lil'e was an up-hill1
biiriliin, and we are surprisce to learn
that thoy are iiislriiinental in keeping in
million Hie liiiinan lii.ii-hini-rv of a wile
mil halt dozen children. "I wo meals
lor fifteen eenls a ilny" is a sign which
litis grown dusty on Hie levee a block or two
above the bridge.
".Missiirinl on the sign? nsked Hie
Dispatch mini, us lie entered the dingy !
ho.M-l. "How can you freight vicluals
into a iniiu's slomiu-h ut Hint price and
lipply Hie Heigbt V"
"Wbv ye.: put anollier dime lo the
regular price und vol' can get twice the
amount n-r eat, but w'at's Hie usenv a feller
tiillin up 'null ler liusi v"
"show us a bill of fare."
"Well, vou see we can't ulliird lliein
cnilieilislitnents, besides, not all of my
customers can read, but I i nn tell you
what ynu can get lor ttiai iimnuiii 01 mo.
ney sny for lil'leen eenls split into two
ineiils. The way we manage is, it's ten
eenls a meal, or two for fifteen cents. Wc
give a check for the other meal when
nuked lor. You see if you high-toned
cusses would come down lo Hie levee lo
board, we could reduce rates by a darn
sight, but these fellers us come to see how
much they can get lur a little are Iho men
ii7. can stow away Hie most. Look at that
ir man, who is a slevcilnor anil just got
a job lor the first lime in two weeks al
hoisting sacks, lie borrowed n dime from
tlie unite of thai tly-up-tlic-crcck boat, and
wants the worth of his money, but there's
money even in the feeding him at 10 cents."
I he milivitltialullutlciltn r usiilali, liiliK-
looking individual, lint looked as if lie
might lie actually fat if tilled out. lie
was hoisting into his hold us if Hie last bell
iind rung on Hie lioni on which nc nan
secured Hie lid).
The Dispatch man looked rt the lull oi
fare and found it consists of the following
not on paper, lull in living realty; An
empty soup plate stoodifur a quart of soup,
witli Biilllcieut Inslc and substance lo it to
carry the eater through it to the end. The
soup represcntcu iwoounecsoi oeci essence,
according lo Hie reporter's estimate, by the
amount dut in the boiler. He has Just
finished the soup, and tackled on to a piece
of "choice" corn beef. There were several'
good square bites on Ihe plate. A "snap"
of kout that needed no lable to tell that it
could lift lOOpounds, on tho account of
I,.. 1, A 1,1,. ull l',-,.n l.rn.wl .. 111.
imieo seed ill it and a fair chunk of saus
age aro the accompaniment, and all for
ten cents, with a privilego of a check for
another meal on payment of an additional,
nieklo. And ytl Ihe cry is "hard times."
Tho peoplo who putrnnlzo tho place live
well and thero are few of the tive-icent ad
ditional cheeks that are over drowned in
tho river. They get hit in tho head hy
souio brother in a brothel, or nro sent to
Ihe hospital for indiscretion's with the
lower class of Iho opposite sex and die
in tho act of biting a ten-penny nail in two;
but thoy never kiekout with newspaper
announcements of their indigestive ail
ments. Bural papers are advising their read
ers to lay in thoir coal, but an observing
exchange remarks that this should nover
be done unless one is really too drunk
to get into the house.
The work or Ulionl. who Were
Frightened from
Their TiihU.
Ctl'Vl-Ollll 1-OillT.
A horrible and inhuman attempt id
despoiling (he grave come lo light in
Knst Cleveland 'rhmdny afternoon, and
it is Imped Hint Hie licriictralors may lie
caught und given tlie extreme penally
of Hie law, which, unfortunately in lids case
inns snort in Hanging.
To go back to the beginning, (tn
Friday niglil, at almiil 1 1 o'clock, a
young man named O'Connor, with a
younger brother was passing through
the old cemetery, opposite Lake View
when he suddenly heard Ihe neigh of
a horse. He slopped, when two men
illumed into a litiggv, and came driving
swiftly toward him. lie pulled his broth,
cr mil ul'llie way of Hie horse, and then
suspecting all was nut right made a grab
at Hie back of the buggy, hoping to coin-
pel lliein lo stop, i ne men whipped llicir
imrse up at n rapid gait, and hid their heads
by a nilie or blanket. Ashe hung on be
hind, nuc of the men said lo Hie other,
"Drive witli all of your might, or we'll be
Thoy soon got nwav Irom Mr. O'Connor
and disappeared in tlie darkness Not iiu-
igining tli ut the men had succeeded m
loing anything, Mr. O'Connor said nothing
ul'llie ndveiiluic.
Siiiiduviiftcrnoon a inaiistriilliiigllirimgli
Hie cemetery, came suddenly on a horrible
sight. He saw a pile of new made earth, and
standing upon it, aspiule. He went nearer,
mil beyond Hicciirlli discovered Hie body
if mi aged woman protruding from the
ground, silling almost upright, and horri-
lily mnnglca about the moulli ami arms.
It seemed lo have been there .for some
lime, us tlie slight snow that had fallen
had silled into Hie liutr, and Irozcn upon
parts of the body, which was nuked.
Horrified beyond measure, the man gave
Hie alarm to Hie sexton, who hurried to
the. spot, where he saw Ihe desecrated grave
was Unit ol .Mrs. I nomas imams, ol
Massillon, a lady ciglily six years of age.
wiio had died ill Akron some days since,
and was lirouglil here for burial by the
side of Iter daughter.
Tin- scxliiii immediately sent word to the
re-ideiice of Mi's. Morris, a niece of the de
ceased woman, til No. ni l hiiidnl avenue.
.Mrs. .Morris' son, Mr. I'. 1'. Morris, iiniue
ilintcl v ordered a carriage and hastened to
the spot, determined to do all he could in
respect to the helpless dead, which had
been so ruthlessly ili-sccrateil. lie sent
word In Ihe police, who were soon upon
Hie snot, ami kept hack Hie crowd which
liad so soon ciillci lcil. Au examination
was made, ami me conclusion arrived at
that Hie two men seen on Friday night had
opened Hie grave and dug down lo Hie col-
It it. I bey then sawed through Ihe pine
box in which Ihe collin was enclosed,
smashed in Hie lid, and inserted a hook
in tlie innulli ol the corpse. They then
imllcil on Ihe rope which was attached lo
the hook, mid bad drawn Hie body almost
Hit, when the ilirl caved in
about il, tixing it firmly in lis place. A
vigorous pull iniisl have been given, and.
Hie hunk breaking loose, lore nut a portion
of the check, leaving au ugly wound. The
injuries to Hie arms were caused by draw
ing Hii'lil through the opening in tlie lid.
Tlie men were frightened away before be
ing aide In make a further attempt at e.vlri-
Tlie grave dollies which had been strip
ped from the body were found on Ihe
ground, us also was Hie spade and a saw
It was also discovered Hial a ring which
had licen worn by .Mrs. Williams forty
years her engagement ring hud been
stripped from her linger and carried oil'.
.nr. .Morns tni all that count tie none un
der the circumstances, lie requested Hie
police in make every eltort lo discover the
perpetrators of the crime and bring them
to justice, lie had tlie body taken up and
arricil to Hie vault in Lake lew Ceme
tery, where on yesterday morning il was
arel'iilly washed and again clad in Hie ha-
bilimenls ul'llie grave. It was llicn placed
in a new collin ordered hy Mr. .Morris, and
left in the vault, where it will probably re
main until spring.
.Mrs. V Illinois, us lias been staled, Hied
ill Akron, and afler her death u limit inar
tful examination was made, when an ova-
ruin tumor, weighing cightv pounds was
removed. It was also discovered Hint a
ke tumor although smaller in size, had
formed on Hie other side of Hie body, and
Hull it was surrounded by a large number
of smaller tumors. The latter was not re.
moved and tin fact doubtless led some doc
tor, or collection of doctors, In set in mo
tion means to secure a specimen.
.Mr. imams on sunday was in t lie cily.
tlie guest of Mrs. Morris, and proposed a
walk out to Ihe cemetery lo view the grave
of his wife. Something prevented, and il
was a inerciiitl rrovulcnco I tint Kepi nun
from coming suddenly upon Hit ghastly
sight that no man seeing could forget to
his dying ilny.
I licit Gambling In London t'liilw.
London LetUT to New York Times,
(iamliliug is a vice which thrives and
grows in spite of police regulations, legal
prosecutions, snu daily illustrations ol its
perils nnd miseries. A year or Iwo ago
hardly a week passed over without its club
card scandal. An olllcer high in her Mai.
esly's army hail to lly bis country in dis
grace for cheating al cards. A well known
gentleman aliout town win iguommiously
kicked out of a West Knd club with two
aces up his sleeve. Two or thrco young
men of family were ruined id club where
play was understood not to "run high,"
uml il disgraceful case of card sharping
runic before the courts. For a time il
seemed as though these exposures had a
deterrent inlluence on high stakes and un.
lair piaycrs, but Ihe old vice is still ram
pant, and Hie latest development of club
gambling is the formation of a "baccarat"
proprietary club, which is beginning to ex
cite public altenlion, and is likely, I hear,
lo come under the altenlion of the police.
I have it on reliable information Hint re
cently a young ".Scotch laird." a colonel in
the army, whose name I withhold, for the
present at all events, lost at this "baccarat"
club at ono silling $150,1)00. His oppo
nent had played with him from I) o'clock
on Saturday night until 4 o'clock Sunday
morning, when Ihe losses of the young
colonel stood at this enormous sum. "1
will go you double or quits," he said
witli the nerve of aScotehmun, though lack
ing the proverbial prudence of Ins rneo.
"No," replied Iho winner, "I don't think I
will ; let me oak you one question first, nl
all events." "Proceed," said tho loser.
"Supposing I go you double or quits, can
you pay 140,000 if you lose " "Frankly,
I cannot," was tho reply. "Then we will
not go double or quits, but we will contin
ue to play until 10 o.clock if you like, and
then I leave olr." Tho game went on, and
at 10 o'clock the young Scotch laird had
reduced his losings to 130,000, which he
Tho newest thing In candle decoration is
to paint tlie candle entirely black, and on
this ground to throw dashes of gold in bro
ken longitudinal, horizontal, or diagonal
A It-crliledly 4'Ond Arllcle on Air Navi
gation, Hy tlie Champion.
BL Inilo IlispeUh.
The Held of navigation is broad as the
universe, Ships that flout upon Hie water
may discover an America, birds have found
iiul'llie rocks nnd clilfs that have never
been seen by mini, and so may 1 yet prove
in Ihe Aei'ion that there is no such word
us fail.
A combination of the theories in aeros
tatics, ornithology, mechanics nnd result,
mils were presented in the production ol
the Aerion. Theories were illustrated in a
comparatively new connection or Held,
which has created quite a torrent of criti
cisiu. Vet Ihe press and the savants in
analyzing tliem discerned Ihe fact that
llicse were more than mere theories; thry
discovered Hint the Aerion in its constitu
tion was in harmony with mechanical
laws, mid consequently would produce Hie
cited result; Ihat therein was embodied a
correct analysis of the sciences of aerostat
ics (or a'l'iidyiiamics) or natural history of
birds and viilitation, or the phenomenon of
Might, median ics (or geometry and mechan
ical art) and resultants. Tlie scientific
truths were apparent. The press nnd Hie
public did not al lirst observe the follow,
ing facts: That Ihe Aerion operated in
the element il rested in; Ihat il used the
clement it was propelled and elevated in
by utilizing the same; that the mechanical
action of the four wheels, each ol which
produces the same result as Hint of the
stn.ke of Hie wing of tlie bird of rapid light;
that each wheel had seven fans, two of
which in n hearing tit a time, live fans
therein following in rotation; that these
possessed a density; lhal the rapidityof the
stroke of Ihe bird's wing iu his (light gen
erated power of locomotive energy (soaring
and propulsion). 'Flint thedensityof theair
was illustrated by Ihe lighlningls glance;
thai Ihe use of au elongated balloon pro.
diiccd a fulcrum of Hie strength and extent
of buoyancy of Hie balloon, which was sits,
i i it i 1 di- of augmentation by niomcntuiu ;
that in Hie elongated balloon was created
two or more points of tension, which ad
mits of n base to nil jus! a horizontal level
In, and work from, and have (be use of any
elected motion lo drive the machinery;
dial the revolution of each wheel produced
the like result, as (lie stroke of Hie bird's
wing in ils lliglii; that Hie two pair of
wheels operated as two pair of wings; Ihat
in the revolution of each wheel (lien was
presented of Hie iilif) degrees, Di ) degrees of
stroke and 'J2o degrees of non-action by
reason of the feathering of fans to their
edge, and of the YXi degrees elevating pow
cr; and Ibid by regulating levers Ihe char,
aclcr of Ihe stroke could be controlled at
will, and consequently an intelligent con
trol thereof. Many oilier facts could be
cited equally apparent. The inventor con
ceived the idea Hint Hie phenomenon of
(light could be produced by mechanical ac
tion by observing the Might of birds; that
the elevating power was iu Ihe tip of the
wing and the propelling ell'cct in Hie body
lliereiif, and Hie requisite result could be
proiluccil by ciuhoih ing Iwo factors iu har
monious action soaring and locomotion
iiropulsion and licit he accomplished,
alter four years' study, labor and experi
ment, pursued only with a, .est and deter
mination possessed by those only that fail
nut. The inventor lias perfect arrange
ments to produce an Acriou al no distant
day w hich will demonstrate the fact Hint it
will possess a power amply sufficient, re
liable and tractable to transport passengers
and freight with celerity. The inventor
claims no perpetual million or automatic
action but lhal ofcatise and elici t, and Hull
free from mechanical riiniplication. Il is
fully apparent lhal the inveninr has com
prebended the InlHir nnd produced Hie re-.-nil
from Ihe fact thai the scientific worid
recites Hie theories us in the new connip
tion or field.
A Ta lb Willi Wuuld-llii Juiii-nnliMtN.
('Ii-vdiiiiil llcrnl l.
"I want to get into tlie newspaper busi
ness. Can you give me a situation ? Sal
ary not so much of an object us a chance
In make a commencement." This is Hie
substance of each of it pile of letters lying
upon our desk. -Most of them conic irom
young fellows just from school, hut some
are w ritten by men who avow themselves
of middle age, and presumably have made
a failure iu some other calling, and turn to
journalism as a last resort, on the supposi
tion Hint any man of fair education can be
an editor. To this latter class we have
nothing to say. They are of the type that
Solomon declares useless to bray in a mor
tar. Hid for llieyoung men we'feel sym
pathetic -interest, and wc would like, as in
a friendly chat, Incorrect some of Hie mis
apprehensions which they labor under, in
common with a great many older people,
about the newspaper profession. In (he
lirst place, let us say that, if the amount of
brain-work expended in this profession
could be measured, like Ihe force of an en
gine, and compared with that required by
other avocations, it would be found the
poorest paid of any. In the lower grades,
where everybody must commence" if he
would succeed, Ihe salaries are miserably
small, and in the higher positions they are
trilling in comparison with Ihe earnings of
a fairly successful lawyer or doctor. We
have in mind now a veteran journalist who
has toiled early and lalo for Iwentv-live
years upon a daily newspaper in a cily of
iiboul Ihe size of Cleveland. The paper
has alisorlied his whole (bought and ener
gy il has been his very life. Al the end
of (his long term of faithful, intelligent nnd
never (lagging effort he is without a roof
over Ids head that he can call his own, or a
dollar Invested for his old age. He has
had no bad habits, has been abstemious
and prudent and has had no burdens to
carry save that of a family not over large.
The difficulty had liocn that his yearly in
come lias just Biitliccd for his yearly wants.
He is a type of a thousand men in the pro
fession. Hud he entered the law, medicine
or trade, and devoted but half Hie labor, he
would now lie in Ihe enjoyment of a coin
ladeney. The aspiring young man will
turn away from .such examples as this and
point to the few men who have made fame
or fortune on the prass. Stop and think
how few they nre. Wo do hot say that a
man ciuinol make money In journalism,
but wc do say that tho chances arc a thous
and to one against him, while in other oc
cupations lie has at least an even chance
nay almost a sure thing, if he possesses tho
qualities without which he can make no
headway at all on a newspaper.
"All hut it must he such a plcsant life,',
the young aspirant will perhaps reply j
"only to write in an office and give your
manuscript to printers to set up." Delud
ed youth, it is Iho most laborious of all
the intellectual professions. Unless s man
has a good physique, correct habits' a brain
of strong fibre, and is made ol that sort of
highly tempered , elastic stuff which, like
a street spring, rebounds, after every strain,
he is sure to break down. No position on
a daily paper is an easy one, and perhaps
least of all that of a writing editor. Tho
reporters aro on more hours in tho day, but
they do not have to hammer their ideas out
of their brains. Thoy pick them up from
other men, or merely narrate events. But
it will be said that the Journalist has great
influence and can compensate himself for
lack of money and leisure by a delighted
sense of power. Another mistake. On
almost every paper ono man gels all the
credit, reputation inlluence to be made out
of the sheet. How much power bus uny
body on Hie Cincinnati Commercial besirfe
Muial Iliilstead? Who knows or cares for
the men who make the New York Herald
wind it isr Can nnvbody in Cleveland tell
the name of Ihe edilor of the New York
Times? It is nonsense to talk about the
power of a suli editor. He is but a single
wheel in a great machine, and if il breaks
down his place can lie supplied before the
next issue goes to press.
"No money, no inlliiene, only poor pay
ami hard work," Ihe would lie journalist
will exclaim, "why, then' do nun go into
Hie business or slay in ilt" lialhcr a hard
question to throw lit one suddenly. Hut stay
lhal must be the iinswei because of w hat
l'hiliptiilliert Hammeilon calls Hie pleas
ures of Hie intellectual life. Journnlisin is
a creative art, like sculpture, painting,
engineering and Hie writing of books; but,
unlikely iinyof llicse, its votaries, have every
(lay the' satisfaction of witnessing the trill
ion of llicir endeavors. Kach daily issue
ofn newspaper is n new birth. Tims tlie
completed result follows so closely upon
the dibit Ibid there is for Hie journalist a
constant succession of Ihe pleasurable sen
sations that Iho artist feels when he sees
his finished picture stretched um the
frame. A poor compensation for poverty
and toil, did you say, young man 1 Well, if
you Ihlnk so.'yoti liiid'lM st lietuke yourself
to another trade. You were not born for
a journalist.
A Very lililigliiult ve rleluie Hill One
that llimNunie Happy ToiicIich.
Iloftou llrrald,
Tlie sweel woman is unfashionable is
loving her hii.liand. ami him only in not
caring to unmet idle admiration or tlie
homage of the more serious adorer. When
she married, it was for love, pure and siin
pie; and she did not look lo her wifehood
as her papers of release from control nnd
her charier for unlimited treeilom .She
has not sailed her perilous shallows, even
in the most innocent llirtuthms, and she
docs not think it the confession of her
charms that she should be made Ihe center
of questionable attraction, any more than
she thinks il, the murk of superior under--landing
to oppose her husband and lor
the heller assertion of her own indepen
dence mid dignity. She has no very deci
ded opinion on politics, woman's rights,
or Hie doctrine of fate and freewill. .She
is not radical lo his conservatism;
'high when he is broad;" a bigot
when he is liberal, or un agnostic
when he is reverent. Klio slips insensi
bly, ami by Hie natural training of love
into the groove of (bought w here he finds
himself, and holds his position to be the
cost of all because it is his. She is morn
content with his fume than she would bo
Willi her own; indeed, she rinds hers in
bis, und would not dare lo lie a personage
on lu r ow n account. Site desires for her
self, her honor and supreme personal
happiness, only his love, only his health
and, prosperity; and so long as ho is
safe, her star Is without a ciotid to veil
ils brightness. Her children, while little,
are not liuiileusome intruders whose
advent she counts ss the greatest mis
fortune Hint could befall her; nor urn
they iinporlituiite rivals when grown
up. us her sister who lives only for
dress und gayely, and she who cares
for nothing lint ' intellectual display .anil
masculine ambition, Iind theirs She
loves lliein witli the Initios!, hearty love
of one who finds nothing to be iisliaiu
ed of in her instincts, and who thinks
Hint 'I less and pleasure, ambition nnd
public life, lire of no account coin
pared to the happiness o( love anil 1 lie
glorious possession of children. She
loves and is loved and fulfills all her
duties towards those to wliiini she bus
given life without a thought of self or
regret for sucrllce. As they grow up
she is iheir friend, and lu r daughters
Heal her us u sister, if to the sons
she is siiiiiething more precious iIiiih
any sister could possibly be mother und
sister, ideal of womanhood nnd saint ill
one. She is a true friend lo those whom
she adopts into tlie sacred circle of her af
fections; and no one ever knew her capri
cious or disloyal. Young men go to her,
as do girls, to' pour out ihe tide of Iheir
troubles into her car, hut mi one makes
her a confidante of bis sills. She is pure in
heart us in deed, and instinctively they
wiio have dark spots iu their histories con
ceal them from her carefully, and let her
see nothing that would degrade them in
her eyes. She has nothing in common
witlt the horrors of life, if the affections
and the sorrows are hers by the right of
the participation of sympathy. Little chil
dren crowd round her lis round a friend
already known to them, and she seems to
understand lliein as by ll second sense, und
lo soothe the in when no one eise can. Her
servants love her as much as they re
spected her, and supplement Iheir duly by
an attachment which gives it a personl
charm too often wanting; for she is wise
in tier management ol them, as well as
generous, and Heats them with human re
spect as well as with the guidance of a
superior intelligence. In soci ly, when
she appears with her sweet, bright pure
ace. winch is lovely Irom vouin lo age,
slie is Ihe light of on's eyes to more than one.
w natever sorrows sue lias nan, sue lias never
lost suniiy.fiank ntl'oclionntcneas which was
her earliest characteristics, and none of her
trialslmveworn on her temper.
( lennlnic Engraving.
Wilmington (Del.) CoinuorcUt.
It frequently happens that fine en
gravings, despite tho care taken of them,
will in some unaccountable manner be
come stained and dirty to Bueh an ex
tent ns to seriously impair their benttty.
To tliose of our readers who own engrav
ings that havo been injured in this way a
simple recipo for cleaning them will
prove of value. Put the engraving on a
smooth board and cover with a thin
layer of common salt finely pulverized ;
then squecz lemon juice upon the salt
until a considerable portion of it is dis
solved. After tho picture has been sub
jected to this treatment, elovate one end
of the board so it will form an nngle of
about forty-five degrees with the hori
zon. From a tea kettle or other suit
able vessel pour on tho engraving
boiling water until the salt and lemon
juice be all washed off. The engraving
will then bo perfectly clean and free
from stain. -It must be dried on aboard,
or on smooth surface gradually. If dried
by the firo or sun it will be tinged with
a dingy yollowish eolor.
A riurky Hervant Cilrl.
Brooklyn Eagle.
Twounknown men called at ihe residence
of Mr. Overton, No. 1110 LcTerta place, at
about 0 o'clock last night, "ami demanded
ninety cents from Belinda J. Kelly, a ser
vant girl, for the delivery of a package,
which Ihey said Mr. Overton, who was not
at homo, had ordered. Tho servant, be
lieving that the parties wero swindlers, re
fused to reccivo the package, when tlie
men attempted to force their way into tho
house. She then closed the door, and rush
ing to tho window with Mr. Overton's pis
tol in her hand, fired two shots, which had
the effect of scaring the rascals, one of
whom she describes as about forty-five
years of ago, with gray hair and goatee,
and stont build, and the other as twenty
five years of ago, black mustache, and
black, curly hair.

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