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V I' M iJ w I: , I. LAID TO REST. Burial of Benjamin F. Butler. Impressive Military and Civic Display. Lowoll In Mourning and Doop Confusion. A Description of tho Scones About the Grave of tho Illustri ous Dead. Lowell, Maes., Jan. 17. Associated Press. Today the foremost citizen and soldier of Massachusetts, Gen. Benj.t aiin V. I In tier, was laid to rest with all honors, both military and civic, t which his high rank untitled him Ironi 3 o'clock this morning Huntiiig ton hull where tho remains lay in state, was besieged by a pushing, jostling crowd. Tho crush was indescribable. Women fainted, children were trampled on, still there were many who were turned away unsatisfied. Look before tho hour for the service in the church the side-walks were crowded and when the bodv was carried from the hall across the street fully 20, 000 people were within eight. As soon as ttio casktt was seen hundreds ot heads were bared and bowed as the Bail bearers slowly bore their illustrious burden into, tho sanctuary. Only tho-e who held cards of admission secured entrance to the church. The eulo;y was bpoken at private services nt the house, so there was no departure from the regular service at tho church. At tho close the casket was borne out of the church and placed in the hearse and then the lone march was taken to the cemetery. More than 150 carriage were in line and when the escort arrived at the grove with the casket, the last of the corteee had but just left the church. Only those persons who came in car riages were allowed to enter the en closure. General Peach and stall oc cupied n knoll inside and troops and valley firers were grouped near the jroye. Rev. Dr. Chatuhre concluded the religious services. The masons pavu a short ritual and a valley was red. 'thousands followed tho pro cession to tho burying' ground and there was great confusion after the ceremonies were finished. The city was in confusion all day long in con sequence of tho enormous crowd. STANFORD STANDS IN. With tho Assessor and the Attention of tho Grand Jury Is Attracted. San Francisco, Jan. 17. Associ ated Press. The grand jury of Santa Clara county in which Senator Stan ford's celebrated IJalo Alto stock farm is located rendered a report yesterday. It says that isenator Stanford's horses were assessed for the year 1892 at a Tuluatioti of 143,000 while in the estimn tion of the grand jury $5'0,000 would bo a fairer assessment for the trotting and thorough bred sto?fc at Palo Alto. The assessment for buildings and im rovetneuta amoun' to $100,000 while the valuation thereof is at least $1,200, 000. These improvement include the buildings of tho Lelund Stanford, Jr., university. WANTS NO FRENCH SCANDAL. Senator Wolcoit Concerning the NIoarauKiia Canal. Waiiinqton, Jan. 17. Associated Press. J In the senate today Wolcott offered a resolution for the Investigation of the cxtenditures in the construction of the Nicaraugua canal. He said con tress should see to it that in the con struction of tho Nicuraugua canal day light should be constantly turned in on tverv transaction. Champions of tne Chinese. Poutlani), Ore., Jan. 17. The Port land ministerial association composed of fifty five members from all the evangelical churches of the city today adopted resolutions asking congress to repeal tho ami Chinese legislation en acted at the last ecssiou of congress re quiring Chinese laborers to register and furnish the government witli yhotogrnpha under a penalty of im prisonment and deportation. " Resolu tions declaie that it belittles a friendly power by reducing iier subjects to the level of criminals. Staboed While Stooping. Oaklanh, Jan. 17. Tho non-union crew of the steam schooner Emily were attacked by seven unknown men laBt Jiight and John Kennedy ond Gustav Abrahamson were stabbed' and beaten. Abrahamfon was stabbed thirteen times and Kennedy seven. Kennedy will re cover, but it is feared AbrahamBon will die. The men were attacked while asleep in their bunks and would have been killed had not their cries brought assistance. DOWN, DOWN, DOWN. Foil David Parker, Seven Long Stories. His Crushod and Lifeless Body Was Picked Up From the Stones Below. Sak Francisco, Jan. 17. Associated rress. About 5:30 o'clock this even ing David Parker, a well known whole tale liquor merchant, fell from the soveiith story of tho Mills building, a ten Btory structure at tho corner of Bush and Montgomery streets which was completed a few months ago. Ho was almost instantly killed. Parker was leaning against a railing which inns around the interior court on the aeventli floor, and either became dizzy or lost his balance, for he slipped oyer AKIZONA hMUuncwflMnc the railing inl Ml. lit' sirni-k Hie J corner of thu etnirwav on tin- fecund I lloor and Inn hotly then rebounded to tho steps 1'inl rolled to the Mow piive nii'ti' on th firr-t lloor. Ho witp.pp-kt-d up in n dying condition mid .expired b few minutm later. His skull wa fractured and hip right aim mid all hi ribs on tho right sido woro broken Parker was u native of heothuid mid was til) yeuM 01 af. Ho wan n pionror of tbi" in' fl""I "eenninlatf.il fnrtnnn, bill fulled in l'ililiifpi mine yearn Htfu Hie only dmiuhter married Campo- UmII .1.. t. .., .. ..it,.,,. ."' " . -f. The Nevada Leulslature. Oakmi.n, New. . Inn. 17. the six'eenth session of' tho evudu lcibluitiru con vened here today. KEEP A FEW SHEEP. They I'ny Hetter Thau Any Other Class I of rurm Animal t. A writer who appreciates sheep, and i who succeeds in making ti goo I profit on them, writes the Wisconsin Parmer, and says: 1 wish to impress, upon my brother fanners, through the columns of your valuable paper, tho importance of keeepiug at least a few sheep for several reasons. Ono is that they are such scavengers that they tvadilr eat the seed of tho vilest weeds and they are not like other form stock, nothing 1 grows1 after passing through them. Anyone traveling through the country can tell nt a glance the farpij that havo a flock of bheep on them, 1y their neat appearance; no rag weed, the scourge of almost nil our cultivated land, is seen. 1 might go on and tell of other , bad weeds, for their name is legion; I but the: sheep will jji every instance I annihilate them. ) Ono other good reason is that they ! pay better for the food consumed than any pthur farm animal, tind I now 1 speak without fear of contradiction. I No kind of stock will pay such profits on the cost as a hock oi well-Kent sheep. To illustrate: Two years ago in buying some feeders I got among them a rather small-sized owe, and in sorting them out In tho late fall I thought I would keep and breed her, for there was something about her that 1 liked. Her cost price was two dollars; the next spring sho brought me two ewe lambs which she raised splendidlv. She then in.'t w ith an accident and had to be fat tened, weighed ISO pounds, for which I pot four and one-half cents or $5.10. Now I have sold to an Iowa man the two y calling ewes with sixty others, at 58 i or hes.d. So her increase brought me S10, making in all, S-1.S0. 1 think that tho three fleeces of wool amply paid me for their keep. I never got a chance to Ket much education and don't presume to know what percentage I realized on the investment. Another reason, the sheep farmer has more time for recreation than the man who follows dairying, for instance; no matter what happens, rain or shine, that milk must bu delivered on schedule time or there is a rumpus. Another reason is they are so d'oeile and harm less, requiring less fencing, and if per chance thej- should break into the corn they are not such gluttons aad will not, like cattle, eat till they kill them selves, as is often tho case. Another reason is that no stock if properly bed ded will make as much valuable ma nure and everyone knows that manure from sheep is of the best. I might go on and stato 'other advantages, but these will suffice. Don't understand me that the sheep is everything and it needs no care. There is nothing to be made withoutcloso attention, and sheep breeding and feeding are no exception to the rule. THE FARM BUILDINGS. Itcnttcr Them Comfortable IJcforo Iix trrme Colit Si'U I i. A farmer should never attempt to winter more stock than he can furnish with comfortable shelter. Many farm ers have largo farm buildings but they soon get out of repair, a board on", a door hanging by ono hinge, or leaky roofs. Such buildings are not com fortable. The openings allow snow to contimn.lly sift in, or give free and un interrupted access to drafts of cold air. In such cases a pound of nails and a few hours time in repairing often saves a ton of bay in ono winter. A build ing which is simply boarded up should havo tho cracks battened and thus mado as tight and close as possible. Use steel wire nails long enough to bo clinched. This takes a little longer but the batten will then always re main close fitting, which means a warmer room and stock in better cc n dition with iess fodder. Tho building should not bo mado so close as to be uncomfortable during the pleasant days of spring, but there should be free and thorough ventilation when the higher temperature may require it. Fodder may be cheap, but nails and boards are cheaper, whereas feed is gone in a single season, while build ings are a permanent investment Provide suitable racks and mangers to feed the stock from, and do uot feed from the ground or snow bank. Keep the different kinds of stock in a sop nrato inclosurc. Peed regnlarly. and provide an adequate supply of fresh water. American Agriculturist A I'ln ile Sleclu Crowd. Visitor (- poorhouse) Where did that flne-1 -ing pauper come from? Superintendent The city. He owns the St. Fashion flats. "My goodness! Why is ho here?" "Ho charges such high rents that they have been empty since the second year." "Huml He seems to bo on familiar footing with a good many of tho other paupers." "Yes, they aro the people who wcro Ids tenants tho first year." N. Y. Weekly. Instruction. "Henrietta," he said, somewhat stern ly, "these hairs upon your shoulders are from the head of a man." "True," replied his fiancee, "but papa used to wear them I stood near him this afternoon while mamma gavo me a lesson in cutting hair." "Henrietta," he returned, "such les sons are a waste of time. You may prac tice later on my digestion, but not my head." Judge. WEEKLY REPUBLICAN: F011 LITTLE FOLKS. Tho Youn Duke. Tho now Duko of Manchester is only fifteen years old ami doesn't get his hair cut often enough, judging from his pic ture. , Tho boy duke's name is William Angus Drogo Montagu, and tho death of his father gives him ono of tho proud- est titles in England. Tho young peer is at his books at Eton, ono of England's greatest public schools. Ho is very bright and clover, thoy say, and a line hand at a pair of oars. Ho rides horse back and plays football and gets good marks in his Latin exercises, and is par ticularly obedient to his mother. The boy duke has two sisters who are only tbi -teen years old. They are twins, and their names aro tho Hori. Alico and the Hon. Jacqueline Montagu. William Angus, etc., is tho ninth Duke of Man chester and as yon grow up you may hear more of him. Now York Recorder A Music. Loving Spider. Mr. W. J. D. Leavitt, writing of his experiences in playing tho great organ formerly in Music hall, Boston, tells a pretty story of his most regular lis tener u spider which had taken up its ubodo in tho organ case over the per former's head. It remained there for about a year. Mr. Leavitt says: It was a musical little fellow, and when I began to play it would spin down almost to a level with my left shoulder and gently swing to and fro and listen. When 1 had finished n piece it would draw itself up to its nest, and when I began another down it would come again and resumo its position as an interested listener. It had six legs. Two it would put out in the air as n balance pole, two it han dled tho web with, nnd tho third pair it used iu pulling itself up hand over hand, as sailors climb n rope. Why IIo Caught Hit. She was n wee bit of a toddler.- not more than six or seven years old but her eyes sparkled like diamonds and her golden hair tumbled down over hor shonlders like u tangled mass of silken sheen. Sho was romping with a dozen pretty nnd vivacious playmates. Touch ing a fine looking youngster on tho shoulder, she challenged him with "You can't catch me." Off they started, she twisting and dodging with the dex terity of a half back on a football team, and ho following her every movement. Tho little fugitivo finally brought up against a fence, breathless and panting, and her pursuer, throwing his arms about her, shouted, "Thero, I've caught youl" "Oh, yes," gasped the little fairy, "but it was 'cause my laugh broke and I couldn't run any more." New York Times. A Girl's Kssay mi'Hojii. At a recent board school examination for girls one of the tasks was an essay on boys, and this was ono of the compo sitions just as it was handed in by a girl of twelve: The boy is not an animal, yet they can bo heard to a considerable distance. When a boy hollers ho opens his big mouth like frogs, but girls hold their toung til they aro spoko to and then they answer respectable and tell just how it was. A boy thinks himself clever because he can wade where it is deep, but God mado tho dry land for every living thing, and rested on tho seventh day. When tho boy grows up ho is called a hnsband, and then he stops wading and stays out nt nights, but the grew up girl is a widow and keeps house. London Tit-Bits. Dull) ' Health I'liillng. Tho sky Is blue arid the weather In fair, Itut Dolly U sick anil itilltifr. In ph of all my trouble and care, I can sco that her health la falling. Tho weather In fair and the sky Is bine. And there'll natiulit to trouble or frcther. But, spite of all I can xay and do. She's worso la the placo of better. -L.Ni rZ s-Kr&XJ m fev1 - ? JVR V I' Vi is Sfm-M M I've given her baths both hot and cold, I' e regulated her diet. And every remedy, now or old, I'vo hastened at once to try It So many errands for her I've run; I've tended aDd trotted and rocked her; .If sho docs not Improve with all I've done, I really must send for the doetor. Eudora 8. Iiumstead In fet. Nicholas. Our Curloim Languitge. llcmembcr, though box In the plural makes boxes, The plural of ox should be oxen, not oxes; And remember, though fleece In tho plural is fleeces. That tho plural of goose Isn't gooses nor geeoes; And remember, though house hi the plural Is houses. That the plural of mouse should bo mice, not mouses: Mouse, it Is true. In the plural la mice. But the plural of house should ho houses, not hlce; And foot. It is true. In tho plural Is feet. But the plural of rco.thould be roots, and cot reet. PIKJJNIX, THURSDAY, THE LONE FISHERMAN. Disoovory of a Hormttln tho Chi j cago Harbor. He Lives in a Dilapidated Old Scow and IUa No l'rleml. Hut a Hough, Shaggy Dos-A Mystery of Lake Michigan. Special Chicago Letter Out on tho waves forever always their lapping voices to lull one to slum ber; a rudely built scow for a home and tho wide lawn of green waters for a door-yard; the only companion in the perpetual solitude a rough, shaggy dog, full of good spirits and nffectiqn for his silent master, his welcoming bark the only familiar sound in the wide silent ncss. What a lifel Away out on Lake Michigan, at the extreme end of the old government pier, moored by a strong cable to the timbers of the pier, may be seen, winter or sum mer, an old scow, very small of stature, black of body, strongof sinew and Puri tanically disdainful of paint, ornamen tation or fine attire of any sort. It does not require a nautical eye at once to detect that its black beams and worn timbers were wrought together by the unskilled hands of a decidedly amateur shipbuilder. This queer old shell is tho only home of a hermit fisherman named Carl Ilium who, by means of his solitary habits, has earned among the fishermen on the pier the pseudonym of the "Lone Fish erman." He is gray and old, and his face is worn and leathery from years of buffet ing with wind nud weather. Meeting with financial reverse some years ago, climaxed by the death of his wife, he, having been a sailor for most of his life, in his grief sought peace and ref uge from his troubles in a solitary life on the wave. For four years ho has fol lowed this romantic, if primitive mode of living, his only companion his faith- f ul dog. I Every day, as long as the lake is open j and Jnck Frost has not yet stiffened to a frozen glare the smiles of the blue j waters, he stands at his net, grim and silent, in tho midst of his jolly com panions, waiting and watching like a great gray spider for tho wriggling vic tims to get snared in his toils. I His strict attention to business, how ever, and his very economical ways have secured for him stores and gold more than sufficient to keep him in compara tive affluence the remainder of his days j but ho prefers his wild way of living and will probably so continue till the final frost shall have stiffened his features to ice like to the wintry face 1 of the lake he loves. I Evcrv morning, while the early fogs yet press their white coverlets down on the sleeping bosom of the lake, he be stirs himself, and, watched with great 42 KT-sfe afsr. tS T"B S iVlJ.? i"i' .- TIIK I.OXE FISHEItMAN. interest by the faithful Hobby, prepares his simple meal, and sallies forth. Leaving the dog to finish his breakfast and Jceep guard, ho stops down into the queer little dory that bobs around the old soow all night like a rat terrier nip ping tho staid heels of a great New foundland. A great peculiarity of the old man's oarsmansliip is that he invariably rows stern first nnd "backs water," that is, facing the dire -tion in whi"h he is go ing and reversing tho usual motion of the oars. The difficulty of this method of navigat'nn is more readily seen when an examination of tho little red boat shows it to be flat-bottomed and square stcrncd. It is very solidly if rudely put together, however, and is the hand iwork of the old fisherman himself, as is his house, the old scow. Both are made of the heaviest timbers, the planks in the dory being put in double, and yet stronger beams forming the skeleton of tho scow. It was a new "find," to us two peo ple on the pier that afternoon, this queer mode of life to us, whoso busi ness is to find out "how the other half lives." The gray old fisherman after his day of solitary toil at the net, with the glittering, gasping spoils in the bottom of his boat, was now pulling or rather pushing homeward through the hun- hgry whlto caps and the waning light. 'I he silver-lined wings of the sea gulls Hashed across his way, so close as to seem with tho friendship of famili arity, and tho brisk breeze toyed care lessly with his tangled beard and broad flapped cap, but" he regarded them as old friends whoso friendly advances he had known for years. Putting out after him in a rowboat, we came up with him as he was climb ing into his houso from tho dory's stern. When mado to understand the friend ly curiosity wo entertained toward his dwelling place he, not ungraciously, bade us to come on board in very much splintered-up English. Hobby, seem ing to possess the nstonished impression that his master had gone crazy, forth- with proceeded to protect him by de nouncing the intruders in what was no I doubt canino profaijity accompanied by a goodly show of fang. IIo was speedily pacified, however, by the united efforts of host and guests and incidentally by a dainty morsel of food, and we "walked into the parlor" of the gray spider. I Tho scow was about twelve feet long ' and eight wide, divided into two com partments. Tho bouth one was tho I storeroom and fish well. Here ho places I ill tho fish he catches, ready for sale. Tho greater part of this box-like float ft. Ay S3iS- JANUARY 19, 1893. Dr. friuHM J liivnrinc JGxtrnots HATURALFRUIT FLAVORS. Of perfect purity Of great strength Economy in their use. Vanilla Lemon Orange Roso.etc. Flavor as delicately and dclicioiisiy as tho fresh fruit being under water, he, of course, cf icendi into these rooms, and for a stair way in each he has provided a plank leaned up against the wall with cleats nailed across "chicken roosts," as one of the visitors remarked, in an aside, "with just enough room on each stair for one hen." But the central point of interest lay in the "kitchen." Clambering out of the store room up the chicken roost, we stumbled over what seemed to be a tomato can lixed upright in the roof of the ' room under our feet, but which proved on investi gation to be tho chimney if one might so dignify it to the micioscopic stove underneath. This tiny fuel-cater re joiced in one small lid and a fireplace about the size of a newspaper man's pocketbook just big enough to show what there wain't in it. A square shelf low down the wall served as pantry and dining table. The furnish ings thereof consisted of two tea cups, a tin pan, and a wooden spoon. The cooking utensils wcro of primitive simplicity and numbers and were summed up in an infinitesimal tin kettle and one small tin pail. A sailor's bunk at one side and a camp stool completed the furniture of the living room of this family of two. Up under the roof were small port holes for windows. But doubtless the wfs7r,,,$- '" ' -J v-. ?;-. - -j THE IIIX'I.USE AND HIS HOME. meals of fish and dry biscuit eaten from that rude table were more keenly rel ished than fine feasts from many a ban quet hall, possessing that rich flavor which the millions of the wealthy can not procure, imparted only by a keen appetite; doubtless the slumbers that, wooed by the lapping waves, descend upon that tired gray head are sweeter and sounder than the dream haunted, perhaps liquor-fumed, sleep of more fortunate so-called sons of the earth. So each life has its compensations and who knows but this crude old hermit may have found a truer philosophy of happiness than others seemingly more favored? Anyway, this queer habitation, while it savored unraistabably of fish, was quite clean and tidy for a man. The hale old housekeeper understood his business; and tho culinary methods were most expeditious. As we were leaving, we noticed a plank overhead, fastened to upright posts at cither end of the scow, and when one asked concerning it, by point ing toward it inquiringly, he replied: "Mine vashing, und sail oafer it in de winter," and one could soon understand V ' '' 1 i I . ' i ; , "? l)i .'fa! zin" HIS OW.1 "CIIKr." when he showed what ho meant. In cold days when the northeasters come swooping down over the lake, he would freeze but for some further protection, so he spreads a patched up piece of sail ing cloth over the frame work, weights it down at tho sides acd is comfortably p" DELICIOUS Flavoring . X PRICE villi ftft " The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammouia; No Alum. Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard. tented in from the wind and dashui? spray; ? Assisting mo down, with a doffinz 0 his grimy cap, he called down am' tho ferocious barking of the rc-jr.. nnd indignant Bobby:"Auf iiMu-r ., Fniulein." Pulling shoreward an. h fr ward in the gathering twilight p.,i "tf warship Michigan, where the j . , wcro singing and taking In th. , 3 ing" which was unfurled to thr i.rp through the green swells anu an,,, ...l,lfn .,r,Q nnn nnlr1 cni. . i. , i growing dreamy over the endless thea i the queer folks in the world. And yet we are all queer: "For who I wholly sane?" But, as we were assisted to land by tne Kinu anu burly one. armed boatman at the boat house an,j plunged into the smoke-wrapped rwtj of the city, the cable's roar and the voice of the wind seemed ec-hmn? t,, each other: "Auf Wicdcrsch'n, Fria. lein." Lilian C. Paschai. A Hard Winter. Wife I don't sec what we are golaj to do. Husband What's wrong? "The iceman won't stop leaving itt until his bill is paid, and the coal tnJn won't bring any coal unless he has the money in advance." "Urn well, I still have credit at the drug store. Get some phosphorus and put it on the ice." N. Y. Weekly The Thlnu to Do. ICenniboy and Whitney had fcind a dead bird. "Let's bury it in my garden," said Kcnniboy. "No; let's bury it in mine." aid Whitney. "I'll tell you, we'll bury it in both, only mine first," said Kenniboy. And they did. Harper's Young Peo ple. " A German Joke. Corporal (to soldier) Why is the blade of the saber curved instead of straight? Soldier It is curved in order to pre more force to tho blow. Crrporal Humbug! The saber u curved so it will fit tie s?abbard If it was straight how would you gt it in the crooked scabbard, blockhead' A ?.IItuo of Ternn. Bilton It is a great misuse of term to say a man is the architect of hi own fortune. Chilton -How so? ! Bilton W hen an architect plans i fj.OOO house it costs $10,000 but uhen i man plans to get a $100,030 fortune he usually lands somewhere in the neigh borhood of ?1..'-C0. Pui-k. That Was Utioiili. Maud I have just refused an offer of marriage which I received bv mail this moruing. He said his love f .r me was very great, but that his income was small. Marie What a pity! Whom was it from? Maud I really did not notice FULL OF REPTILES. Iu Our Geological I'ormatlon Creepinr Animals Once Predominated. There was a time "in the wide revolr ing shades of centuries past" when rcr globe was wholly in the possession if walking, swimming and flying reptiles. Being of the dominant type tin were divided into three great classes. In the ocean they became gigantic paddlmjt enallosaurians; on dry land, or rather wet land (for the whole fae i-f the earth was doubtless a quagmire at that time), they became monstrous i hthv osaurians, some of which had 1p?s fif teen feet or more in length; those wm a inhabited the regions of the air wire the terrible flying pterodachtyls. For a vast but unknown length of time these awful creatures literally ruled the earth. Finally, after they had seen their day," they began to grow less and less. One by one they died out m the face of the younger and more vigorous fauna, until at the present time on'y a few miniature alligators and crocodiles. a few toy snakes as reminders of skulk ing lizards and geckos remain of the enormous reptilian types that onct crowded land and sea. i:viitciiro That He Was Overworked. Laura I just know that my dearhm band has been overworking while I "' away. Anna What makes you think ' Laura His eyes seem overt itcJ Sometimes it takes him a g""d half hour to get the door unlo. ked h-n he convs home late. Chicago Inter ikean In I.rxlcojjrnphir Mindes. ioswcll I find that I have omitted to make a note of your very feU it"us definition of a picnic. Will you obu?e me by repeating it? The Doctor Sir, with pleasure A picnic is the stupidity of several and I the misery of all. Puck. Mi:ikcpearo as it PlagiarM. Scribcndus I've got a beautiful dra matic idea for a story. Editor Then, why don't you writ it up? Scribcndus Well, the only trouble is that it has been done before by Shakes peare. Boston Globe. Ought to Ho as Good. "So the sarcastic theater manager said your comie opera wasn't quite good as Strauss', did he?" "Yes, the idiot! Why, half of it ' copied from Strauss' opera myself Chicago News Record. Ba kin jowaer: i':XjifjffiS Jz.