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TOMBSTONE. ARIZONA. fcrATOKDAT, APRIL 5,1890.
- VOL. XI
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PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY
MEEK &. MADERO.
Fourth Street, Between Fremont and Allen
sUlisCKllM'IO.N It t
One year. M 0)
Six mouths '2. 50
Delivered by carrier to any pailul
tlie city for 35 cents per inouili..
TEK.KITOK1.LL OFFll'L'US -
Governor L.EWIS Wolfley.
Secretary .N. O. MURPHY.
AjJitor 1'homas HuuHts.
Auorney General Clakk ChukchilC
surveyor General Royal A. jOHNso.v.
Treasurer . Y. 1. SMITH.
Superintendent ot Public Instruction G. W.
Delegate to Congress M. A. Smith.
Superintendent ol rermorial Prison J H.
Chief Justice James H. Wkiuht.
Associate Justice:. . H. KluUtY, R. E.
First udieial District-R E Sloan.
Second Judicial uislrict J. ti. Is-IBBEY.
I'liird judicial District . rl. WkiGH r.
IIMTKU STATES OEFICEUS
United States Marsnai W K. AlEAOE.
United states Attorney ti R. tFFOKDS.
rircsiM li.vi officii
Register riE.tBEitr Urown.
Receiver C. R. UkaKh.
CUSTOM t OFFICEU8
Tucson J. B Kambleton.
TjUlitjae . rl. CAKfivNTER.
Noaie J. M. Wilson.
Sioemaors tt. a. Cowman, Cnuruian, aim
OH.V .vIo.VlUOrfERY, and 1'. . vVlilTE, Mem-
s.ienit . rf. SLVUUHTEK.
Under s lenitc A iilArfucK.
reajrer A. r. lc iLLlal'tK.
Recjracr vV. r". iJkaolcY.
J.jinct nioiujy W. ri riLWELL.
frooaic juJe c K. lu.tv.
Cier. iJisirict Co in V. tl. Emanuel
suiveyor ti. o. rl t.
3jeor A. olLLAM.
M iyor ijKAKi-Ki. n. 1'rio.vi ia "
Cuiei 01 fdiiMO. vV. G iGt.
lVeaiurer Jllivek I'kevii.lian.
Cuy ttoV"iey G. vV swain.
Auditor and Recorder NAT rl vWKE.
City Daeaajr J.C VtlacK.
Couuciliuen hirst Waul. . D kwool; Sec
ond Vard, -1. -AMPUE..L; 1' ,ird Vaid.Jos.
L,ll"iEiir; fourth vVard.JoiiN 1'KiMiEvii.Lt.
Kl C SJLOMJI LJJCE HJ. 5. F. & A. M-
AljEt'6 THE THiRUsAl UK
day in each no.ith at Masonic H-ill.
Ail Visuing Brolh.rs in good siauuiiig
Are invited to attend. Special m el
ngs when tne dig is hoi .ted ou the rlatl.
Chas. smi ril, W. M.
A. U Gkow. Sec.
R. A. M.
A STATED MEETINGS ON THE
tnira Weanesday ot each rannth in Mi.
.onic tlalL Notice ot special meetings
by noi'uug special tlag. Sojo.irning Uocu
panion ordially invited.
vdolph Cohn, H. P.
F. L. Mojkb, SecreJajy.
ML3.i. L3JCE NJ. 4, K. OF P.
: every Monday even.r.s in M is jnic rla 1.
Visiuiig K.ni,nts in good standing are
J. W. Kelsok, C C.
W. D. Monmonier, ri. ot R. and s.
WA3HI:rj. CAMP WO. I, P. 0. S. OF A.
REGULAR MEETINGS OF
this camp tne first and tuird Fri
days of each month, in Masonic
Hah. .Notice ot special meetings i hoisting
tne Hag. G E. Kohlek, President.
BJR 1SIDE POST, G: A. R.
REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE POST
will u neid on tlie second aud .ouitti Wediiis
days oi each in n h in Masonic Han. Notice
o. special meenngs mven by hoisnug llie fost
tUjr. H. AMPHELL P. C
TJ.lB3TJ.TrP33RPHICALUNI0M N . 197.
TCTEETS FIRST SUNDAY IN EACH
JLtX month, at.3 o'clock i. m
J. T. Madhko. Secretary.
Assay I Metallurgical Laboratory
OUlue: 3li) Prouiout Street,
Opposite City H
WILLIAM HERRING. HOWARD F HERRING.
litirtlUNii & UKKKIaG,
TTORVEYs AND COUNSELORS AT
Law, Toughnui street, Tombstone, Anz.
WM. 0. STAEHLE,
ATT tRVEY AVD COUNSELOR AT
L nv. O fi :e Vile 1 street, between Four.h
an I ifh. To nouine. Anzonu
V. H. STILWELL.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT
law. Fourth street, Tombs one. A, T.
HENK.Y G. HOWE,
TTNITED STATES DEPUTY MINERAL
Surveyor. Tombstone, Arizona. Member
of the Amerisan Institute of Mining Engineers.
Attention given to the care of mines tor con
.esident owners and corporations. The best of
cfereace given Correspoadcacc solicited.
Notice for Publication.
Homestead Application 'No". I61? )
Land Office at TucsdN, Arizona, 1
Maich a, 1800. J
Notice is hereby given tht the following
named settler ha-, filed no'iV of his intention
to make final proof in support of his claim, and
that said prool wf.l t e nvde before the Kegi ter
and Receiver ol ihe U.i S. Land Office at Tuc
son, Arizona, on April 21, 1890. yiz Ge-rge
W. Bryan, ot Bens n, Arizonat"for iheSEJf ol
Sec 9. Tp. 17 R. 20 E;' '
He n.tmes the following witnesses to prove
hi. ontinuous residf nce'upon and cultivation
of said land viz : Willian' Ohnesorgen, Austin
Gny. H. Gerwein and WMlUm Callahan,
ah 01 Benson. A'tzina. '
HERBERT ROFN. Register.
First putil'catiim. Match 15. .1890
Notice for Pub icition. r
(Homestead Application' Nc. 229.)
Land.Okfice at TtcsoN. Arizona 1
Mar h 8 1890. f
Notice.;is herrby given that 'ine followhg
named st ttler has filed notice o( hi-, intention to
make final p oof in surp, rt of his 'liim, aid
that sid proof will be male befo:e the Re isttr
and R -ceiver ot the U.S Land Office "at Tuc
son. rizona, on April si. 1890, viz., William
Callahan, or B-nson'. Arizona, tor the SE of
Stc. 3, Tp. 17 Si,. R 20 K,
He nam -s the idliowing witness-s to prove
his continu ut resid-hct up'n and cult.v.'tion of
sid land viz.: Williim Qhne ,orgen,- H. Gcr
wen, Au-tn N. Gray, c W B'yan, all of
.Benson, Aii o-'a.-
HERB"K 1 BHUWW,, Kegister.
First publication March 15 1890.
Notice for Publication.
(Homestead App'icaiion No.. 239:)
Lanl- Ofkic,e.at Tucson, Arizona, 1
March'8, i'cjo. J
Notice is hereby aiven that the lolUwing
named settler hjs filed notice of his intention to
make final proof in support of Jus cliim, ana
tint said proof ill be made 1 ef te the Register
and Register of the U. S. Land Office at Tuc
son, Arizona, on April 21, I890, iz , Willi-.ni
Ohnes .reen. of B. ns n, A'izona, for ihe SVj
01 Sec. 2, Tp. 17 S.. R. 20 E.
He names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residen-e u on and cultivation
of said la"d viz.: H. Gerwein ustin N. Gray.
G W. Bryan and Will am Callahan, all oi
Benson, Ariz na.
HERBERT BRQWN, Register.
First publication March 15, 189a
Notice for Publication.
(Hom;Moad Applica ion No. 728.)
Lard office at Tuc hn. Arizona. )
February 13, i8o J
I, John J HufTikf.r, cf Ires Alamos, who
raide Homestead Apjl-cvtion No. 728 for tht
VH of SEX 32. I p. 15 S , R. 20 K ,
10 hereby &i i.otii eol mv in eniion t ma' e
inal i.ioof 10 est.llish oy claim 10 the la- d
ihove described, wtifl th-t 1 expect to p'ove my
re-id-nce nd cuhiviiun Utorr the R giur
and wreceivei ot tl.r U. S Lar.d Office at'l'uc-
.1 Ariz .na, on the 7th of ir.l 1890. by two
f th f.il owi .g itr:es-ei ) W Lalkins, vvm
Skinre- J ., John 1. A leu and T. , vhite,
.ill ol Trs Alamos, Arizona.
JOHN f. Hl'Fl-AKER.
First publication, Fel n ary 22. 1890 1
PROPOSAL'S FO ARMV ' RANSP R
ution. tlertduuircrra epartiiieot f Ar-
Kjiia, Ortice- hi-Vi.n rmastir, Los Angeles,
St. Aluch 17. Id9 . Jiea u prposals will tie
rec ived at this uttice until 11 ociouc, a. m ,
THJK DAY. Api ii 17 ifcQO and owned im-
meriately them iter 11 he pestn-ef bidders
lor 1 raiisp rtati n, b wngon, 01 miiitt.r Mip
ples du i ig ihe ti cal yer .nd-ng June 30,
18 J , on i.utrs in the Department of Ariz n:i,
as filows. kt'UTt. o 1. F om any stat on
o the Atlantic ui.a Pacific, cr Hiescott and Ar
tiO'ta ential R.iilroad to Fo t Ve de. a. T .
RoirTE No. 2 From Pnenix, A. T . to Fpn
McDjell A T. Ro TE No. 3 From B -wis
Maiion, A. T., to l-ort B wie, I". Route
No. 4. Kiom Bowie S ation, or Willi ox, A.
T . to Fori Thomas and San Carlos, A. T.,
a.n 1 from For "1 h mas to an Carlos, A T.
Kojjte o. 5. tr-im WiKox A. i to ron
Gra-.t, A. I. Route no. 6 Fiom Holb ook,
A r.. to Fort Aoac-h-. A. T. route o. 7
t-rom Tu. -on, A. T. to Fort l.ovtll, A T.
KOUTE No. 8. From Huaciuca Station, A.
I'., Id Fort Huachuci, A. T. Koute No. 9. -From
any sta ion on . T. & S F. R. k. to
Fort Stanton. N. M. ROUTE No. 10 From
Watrous, N M., to Fort Union N M. Route
No. 11 F om Win6ate Station, N. M., to
Fort Wingate, N. M. Route No. 12 From
Silv r Ci'y, N. M-. to Fort Bayard, N M.
Route No. 13. From Railroad Staton at
S.inri Fe, N. vt , to Fort Marcy, N. M. Spec
ifications, general instructions to bidders and
blink lorms 01 proposal will e furnished on ap
plication to this ffi.e, or to the Assistant Quar
tjrmastrr at Tucson. A. T.. 1 r Santa Fe, N. M.
A s. KIvlBALL, Qaartermaster U. S. A.,
PROPOSALS FOR FUEL, FORAGE &
Mr.w Headquarters Department of Ai
u na, Office ol the Chiel Quartermaster Los
AngHes, CaL, March 22,1890. Seuedpiopo
sals wi 1 oe rece.ved at th s effiee. an 1 at the
office 01 the Q l-trtei masters at each of the sta
tions below named, until 11 o'c ock, a. m , on
Tuesday, April 22, 1890, and opened immeni
ately tnerefter in ihe presence of bidders, for
the lurnish rig and d -livery of fuel, forage and
straw, durinu the fiscal year ending )une30,
i9r, at military station-; in the Department of
Arizona a- o lows: torts Apache, Bow e,
Grant, Huachuca, Lvwell, Moj ive, Thomas an 1
Verie, and San Carlos, Whipple Barracis, ar.d
Tucson A. T., Los Aneies and San Diego
Barracks, Cal., and Forts Biy-ird, Stanton,
Uni n and Wingate, and Sinta Fe, . VI.
Prelcence given to articles of domestfc produc
ti n and mmu act -re, cond tions of pice nd
qutlity being equal, and such preference given
to articles of American vrcdnction and manu
facture produced on the Pacific Coast to the ex
tent of the consumption r quired by the public
service there. Proposals lor either class of the
supp ies ment oned or for quint ties 1-ssthan
the whole required, or lor delivrry of the sup
pi es at pjints other than iho-e above named
will be entertained. Specifications, genera' in
struct ions, to bidders and blank lorms of propo
sil will be fu1- i-hed onappl cation to this office,
or to tne Q .ar ermisters at any 01 the station 1
n.m.,l n). A Q 1T1MRA. T. Oiirtrmnc.
I ter. U. S. Army. Chie' Q.iartt-rmastt r.
PROPOSALS FOR BEF.F AND MUTTON
Headquarte s Departn-entot Anzona,
urfice Chttf .O mniissary a Subsistence. Los
Arigeles, 1 al., March 18, 1850. ' Sealed prouo
sals in t ii licate, su-ject to the usual t onuiiions,
will e received at this office and at tne offices
ol the 'ctm Commissaries of Suns stenre at
the to lowing named posts until 12 o'clock,
no m, on Monday, Apul 21 1890, and thtn
open, d in the presence -f bddeis lor furi.isli
ing and deliver ng such.q-iantit.esol Fresh Beef
. nd Mu ton, on tne block, as m iv from lime to
time b- recuired at :-an Dig-i Birr cks, al ,
Forts Apiche, Bowie. Giant, Huacliuci, Low
!', McDowell, Mojive. Thomas bnd Verde;
San Carles and Whipple B.rracks, Arizona;
and at torts Bayard, Mircy, eldcn, Stanton,
Uni in and Winjte. .New Mexico, ir m July I,
1890, to Iune30. 1891. Contracts made under
this advertisement shall not be construed to in
volve the Unit d Sutes it any obligation lor
payment in xcess of appropriati n granted by
Congress lor the jurpo-.e. Preference will be
given to articles of domestic ptoduct'ou. 'I he
Gove nment reserves tl e right o n ject any and
al proposals. Full information will be fur-nish-Kl
on application to either of the above
named offices. Enve opes cor.t'-iining proposals
should be marked "Proposals for Fresh Beef
and Mutton," or for "Fresh Beef only," (as the
case may bel at , and addressed to the
AC S. , of the post bid for, or to the under
signed. W. A. ELDERKIN, Mpjor and C.
S., U. S. Army. Chief C S., Department of
Arizona, Les Angeles, CaL
More and Larger Prizes than in
any Otfier Lottery.
WI. S. L.
Montana State Lottery
First authorized by the Legislature, August, 18S7;
has been doing business ever since.
It- drawings take place every month in the ya. ,
and are always held in public at the Turners Thea
ter. Hntte, Montana.
KAMi-.D FOR THREE YEARS for integrity of its
dr wings and prompt layment ol its prizes.
GRAND MONTHLY DRAWINGS
At the Turner's Theater,- "Butte, Montana, eve y
month, as f .11 vs: 1890
Cass , January 18th Class 0, July 19th
Cliss B, February 15th Class H, August 16th
C ass C, March 15th Class I. September 3th
Clas D, April 19th Class K, Octobe- 18th
Claj E, Mav 17 h Class L, Novemb r 15th
Class F, June 21st Class M. December 20th
Capital Prize, $15,000.00
76,000 Ticketa at $1 Each, $76,000.
LIST OF PRIZES:
1 Prize of 15,000 is
200 Prizes of
10,0 0 Is -
... 50 are -,..
,.. 2.50 a-e
3,534 Prizes, amounting to - - - 55,zji.w
AGENTS WANTED !
For Club Rites or anv further info mation, ad
dress .!. J. JACOBS, BUTTE, MONTANA, or J. J.
JACOBS, Helena, Montana.
REMEMBER that there is a guarantee of $100,030
tha every priz s will be paid in full; and that tl.00 s
t e price o' a wh ile Ticket and that one Ticktt can
dra the whole of anv pr z.
B iy Tickets from Lottery Agents gtnerally, or Re
mit by Post ii Nt -, Express, Money Order or B ink
Exchange, or Express, at my expense for 85.00 or
over. A dress
m22 j. j. JACOBS, Bjtte, Mont.
GRAND LOTTERY OF JUAREZ.
Under the management of the
II xlcm I' li-rii:.llo..l ICnukiufr I'nmpnm ,
Co cessionaires. Iticorporateu by the State of Chi
For riiiirlfHblr rnrpime.
GRAND MONTHLY ORAWING
Will ta'-e place in public at the City of Juarez (for
merly Paso d 1 Norte), Mexico,
WEDNESDAY, A r It II, 2M, 1890,
Under tl)? personal sup rvision of 0 neral John .
Mosbv and Mr. Camilo Aequklies, the f- nner a gen
tleman of such roiiiinence in the Ui it J States that
his esence alone is sum ient guarantee to the Pub
lie ih .t the drawings will be hel itn strict Honesty
and fairness to all, a .n the latter (he Su ervisoro";
tni- Me.xi an Government) is of equal standi g and
CAPITAL PRIZE, $60,000
only G0.000 Tickets. only 00,000 Tickets.
Mhole Tickets, $4; Half Tickets, Uuar
LIST OF PRIZES:
1 Prize of S60.0J0 is 560,000
1 Prize o' 10,000 i 10.0JO
1 Prize of
5.&D0 is 5.000
3 Prizes of
10 Prizes of
50 .'lizes of
100 Priz s of
250 Prizes of
1,000 each are 3,000
200 etch are 2,000
10a eacn are , 5,000
50 each are 5,090
30 each are.., 7.5JO
100 Prizes of 3 60 a-h are $5,00
100 Prizes of 30 ach are 3,000
100 l'r.zs of 25 each are 2,500
599 Terminals to S0tX)0 Prize of $20 each are.$ll,9S0
599 Tcrmina s to $10,000 Prize of 10 each re. 5 90
1,9 I Prizes, amounting to $125,970
W , t e un ersiuned, hereby certify that the Binco
va"i nul, of Mexico, in Chihuah , I as on depo-it
from trie Mexican Internationa Banking Cnmpa y,
the nece sary lunds to guarat.tee the n&yment ol all
l prizes drawn in th Grand Lottery of.Iuarcz
we liuther certify that we will supervise all the ar
rangements, and in person manage and con-rol all the
iirawings of this Lottery, ..nd that the sam are con
ducted witn honesty, fairness, and in good faith to
wards ail parties.
John S Mosbt, Commissioner.
Sup-rvisor for the Government.
If any ticket drawi g a I rize is sent to the under
signed, its face value will be collected and r;mi toj
to tne owne thereof free of charge.
Edgar B. Bronson,
President El Pas National Bank, El Paso Tex. .
For club ra'e-, or any other information, write to
the undersigned, stating your addres-i clearly, with
State, iou ty, street and nt'mber. More rapid mail
rls.jv.ery wilHie assured by your enclosing an envelope
beating your full address.
Mexicak International Bankixo Co.,
City of Juarez, Mexico.
Send remittances for tickets by ordinary letter,
containing! Mo ey Order, issued by all Express Com
panies, New York Exchan e. Bank Diaft or Postal
Note. Address all tegi-te ed letters to
Mexican Interkat;onai, Bankino Co.,
City of Juarez, Mex co.
S. H. DRACHMAN. Genl Agt., T ues-on. A.T.
In the Dis'rict Court, First Judicial District,
of the Teiritory of Arizona, in and for the
county of '"ochise
lnhn S. McLeod, plaintiff, vs. Belle McLeod,
Action brought in the District Court of the
Fiit Judiciil District of the Territory of Ari
zona, in and for the county at Cochise, and the
comp aint fled in the said county of Cochise,
in the 1 ffice of the Clerk of said District G urt.
The Territory of Arizona sends greeting to
Bell McLeod, defendant.
You a e hereby required to appear in an ac
tion brought against you bv the above nannd
plaint ff in the District Court of the First Judi
hl 1 'istrict of the Territory of Arizont, in and
for the county of Cochise, and to answer the
complaint fid therein within ten days exclu
sive of the day of service) after the service on
you of this summons (if served within th s
countv, or if served out of this county, hut in
this district, within twenty days, otherwise with
in thirty days), or judgment by default will be
taken against you according to the prayer ol
Ti e siid action is brought to obtain a decree
of divo ce and a dissolution from the bonds of
mat imony now existing between the plaintiff
and the defend mt.
. . tiivn under my hand and the seal
I j of the District Court of the First Ju.
Seal. Vdici U District of the Territory of Ari
, ) zona, in and for the county of Co-
r ' chie, this 10th day of M irch, in the
year o cur Lord one thousand eight hundred
and ninety. A. H. EMANUEL,
3 15 Clerk.
The City of Tombstone,
through its corporate author
ity, hereby offers a reward of
One Hundred Dollars ($100)
for the arrest and conviction
of any person or persons found
tampering with any of the
mains or pipes of the city
Symhtoms. Moisture; intense itching and
stinging; m st at night; worse by scratching.
If allowed to continue tumors lorm, which often
bleed and ulcerate, becoming very sote.
Swavne's Ointment stops the itching and
bleeding, heals ul eration, and in most cases
removes the tumors. At druggists, or bv mail,
for 50 cents. Dr. Swayne Sod, Philadelphia.
THE UNSE'.N ViCTWL
rhcro are no perils that Oe valiant hearted
VTUi fear to ro, if they but xm tha rtgtt,
i. noble purpose planted In the spirit
Will git 9 to (.very man ua arm of might
"Now that wo understand eub otner, la
us shako hands and t friends."
Their hands met In a firm grasp.
They looked, into each other's faess, ont
tvith a merry cwinkle in bis eye and a brord
smile over his jovial features: the othe- -with
a glance lorg drawn out, grave and solemn,
that seemed to cast a. shadow ot glooBr-op-everything
oboe tt ho scene.
"You'll do year best, and Til do my best
That's what we've- agreed, 0iiUmVlvZip-l
"That's it, Ben Button, and whichever of
us wins, the other shall bear no ill will
"Just so, Zip."
"And everything except murder shll b
"And murder, too, if jou ars willing to
tako the consequences."
'Say, Zip, bold onl"
'So' if I should put joq out of my way
right here," continued Ziri, without seeming
to notice the interruption, and drawing a
small pistol out of bis boot leg as he spoka,
'aud it would never be found out on me, why
it would be all right."
"But, Zip, say"
"Or if it were found out." Zip still ctn
tinued, raising the pistol higher and high
till it pointed straight for Ben's breast, "am.
I were willing to tako all therlbto get clear
which I think I am ready to do, -shy that,
too, would be all right."
'Hello! Beu, where are you going?" shouted
Zip, as tho former turned and ran down tht
road at what seemed to be almost breakneck
speed, frequently casting scared and anxious
glances behind him.
Gen, however, did not stop to answer, but
kept strcizht on until he was lost to sight in a
bend of the road, while Zip, bending almost
double with laughter, sent peal after peal oi
nierriuiKiS ringing out on the balmy evening
'Of all the chickens in Christendom Ben
Button takes the womil" cr'ed Zip, a broul
uriti still nu bis face, is he also turned itnd
Zip Pifkins, full of liro, fun and frolic, had
for the lust few weeks been playing rival to
Ben Button in th affections of Mclinda
Spratt. Ben as serijusly in love with Me
liuda; Melinda's young heart was fonl of
Zip, and Zip. homeless, careless, fun loving
rover that ho was, had never a thought that
reached into thj future for an hour
Ben and Zip lad met in the road accident
ally Bca was on his way to the Sprtt
homestead to make -further siege to Melintla'g
For ihe last few days Ben had had but nnt
thought, and that was bow to get rid of
nr. a rival So, when ho met.Zip, he pleaded
from tho fu luess of bis heart and in the
most pers jasiyp language he could command
that Zip would relinquish all claim to Mo
Unda's heart and hand.
Zip, In pure fun, feigned love also, and
with well assumed earnestness tried in turn
to prevail upon Ben to withdraw from tha
race. Np'ther, however, would give in. A
a last resort they finally agreed that each
should, in a fair, friendly way, be permitted
to plead his own causr with ileliinia and let
With Zip, so far, it was onjy a good Joka,
and as such be had triad the most of it, M
has hern seen.
,Bsn Button with rfgularity spent two even
ings of the week ut the Spratt domicile
With Melinda be made very slow, if any,
progress into favor; with Mrs. Spratt, hovr
ever, he won golden opinions and stood la
high g ice.
Since tho compact between Ben and Zip the
latter had visited Melinda but onco, and then
sho had, in a very shy and sweet way, teas
ing!" upbraided him for having tried to t&ka
tho life of her constant admirer, Ben Button
"And would it break your heart, Melinda.
if ho were to die asked Zjp. with an cage?
undertone in his voice, watching her f&c
"It would almost of course, if but. Zip,
you h . ve no ight to ask such questions," sli
answered, looking up shyly and blushing.
'Well, you needn't be uneasy about him.
I wouldn't hurt Ben Button, by a single
thought or word, much less take his life" re
plied Z.p, with an earnestness unusual witb
"I was only joking. Zip. But you seem to
be awfully in earnest and solemn this even
ing. What i3 ailing you, any way?"
"Nothing much, only 1 have made up my
md to go away," answered Zip, looking
"Where are you goingf
"Anywhere. It makes no difference, to I
get a way."
"Aud ain't you coming back?"
"Some day, maybe, if ever I get to be of
any account to myself or anybody else."
"You are of some account pow, Zip, and
you had better stay right where you are."
"No; I've made up my mind to go and 1
am suro it is the best thing that jould hap
pen for us all around, so I'll stick to it," said
Melinda was looking out of the window.
VL:n she saw a man coming up the lano to
ward tho house and recognized in the comet
Ben Button, a shade of annoyance flitted
over her face.
Zip had been watching Melinda, and when
ho saw the slight frown oh her face he, too,
glanced out, and, seeing who was coming, he
roso to his feet ready to depart, saying, "I'll
call in again beforo I leave and tell you all
good-by. Good evening."
Melinda glanced reproachfully after the
retreating Zip. There was a suspicion of
tears in her eyes and a little quiver around
her mouth, as she murmured to herself,
'Fool Zip! ho is going away because he
thinks 1 am going to marry t'jat hateful Ben
Button and ho is jealous. But I can't make
bini see and 1 won't ask him totstay. I'll dit
The truth was that a serious thought had
at last come to Zip. Ho was in love, and he
knew It. He had looked at himself as in a
looking glass and found out bis own worU"
lessncss. More than that, he had determined
to go away, change his habits and shif tless
uess, and become a useful man and citizen,
lie would not ask Melinda for her love until
ho had made himself worthy of it. If, how
ever, in the meantime some other man Bej
Button, perhaps stepped in ahead of him,
why, he would still be the gainer by an am
bition for higher things which, in an indi
rect way, would be a gift from Melinda.
That evening Ben Button asked Melinda ta
become his wife; but she was in no hrunor to
answer him then, for Zip's foolish determina
tion to go away troubled her in xto small de
gree. She knew, too, that her moier fa
vored Ben above any one else, and that sb
would bo grieved if Ben received a curt re
fusal, so sho told hkn she would hav an an
swer ready for him when he should cab
agiin. and Ben was happy.
Days passsd waj Zfeqr wwt lm i
nope to Ben, days of doubt and Irresolution
to Melinda, and busy .days for hand ani
thought with Zip.
The decisive evening came at last, and Ben
was on band with his usual clockwork regu
larity to receite what he fully expected to be
a favorable answer to his suit.
It had been a rainy day, but the sun had
broken through the clouds in the evening ani
was setting bright and clear, casting, its last
rays upon Mrs. Spratt, Melinda and Ben
Button, as they sat on tha west:, gallery of
"I declare, Melinda,? said Mrs. Spratt, sud
denly, "if them well diggers haven't gone
off and forgot to shut thai gap itu the fenop
around the well."
"And there is Blossie'xicalf .In. the; yard
now, and going-straight for-thcuwelL, Til go
and shut, up the gap, motberryou; sit still,"
said Melinda, ar Mrs.:Spra;.ww rahoutto.
Melinda ran toward the well, heading the
calf off at the same tima She was about to
close the gap in the fence when her eyes .ell
upon the wide opening in the ground. She
hesitated a moment, then entered the gap and
approached the well cautiously. On the brink,
shj peered over and looked into the depth
below. She was bout to withdraw again,
but the ground under her feet gave way, and
with a loud scream she was hurled to the
bottom of the well.
Mrs. Spratt and Ben saw what happened
for their eyes had fondly followed Melinda
in her every movepjent, and they aow rushpd
to the scene of the catastrophe.
Stepping carefully upon some planks that
were lying across the opening of the wi',,
they peered into the abyss below them,
There was no sound except of crumbling
earth and pebbles falling from the sides of
tho well. The earth was loose from the rain
during tho day, and the break where Ma
linda had fallen in had started the walls to
caving all around.
Then a large mass of earth fell crashing to
the bottom of tho well and laid bare a huge
bowlder hanging as if ready to topple the
next moment. .
A faint moan from the bottom of the well
reached the ears of those above.
"Oh. Ben. she is alive I Save her! save
uerl". cried Mrs. Spratt.
"I can't, Mrs. Spratt. That rock in the
side cf the well will tall in directly," whined
"Oh, save her, Ben! TU lower you down
tvith the windlass and hoist you out again,"
pleaded Mrs. Spratt.
'"Taint no use. That rock will tumble in
in a minute," still moaned Ben.
Just then Zip, with bead bent, came walk
ing toward tho house. Mrs. Spratt saw him
and called out to him excitedly: ''Zip! Zipl
com quiek, and savo Malinda,"
Zip heard and did not lose a moment in
running to the welL
Ho took in the situation at once. With all
speed possible he unwound the rope from the
windlass, and after telling Mrs. Spratt and
Ben to stand ready to hoist, went down in the
well, hand over hand, on the rope.
The earth was still falling, striking the bot
tom with a hollow sound, when Zip with a
lusty shout told them to boit away.
Melinda was landed above ground at last,
bleeding, bruised and unconscious. The rope
was lowered Again, and just as Zip's head was
above ground the large rook, in th" side of
the well and masses of earth from all around
crumbled in and fell with a sound u of thun
der to the bottom of the well
It was a narrow escape.
Melinda was carried to the house aud a
doctor was sent for. Before be Arrived, how
ever, she regained consciutmasfi, and seeing
Zip bending over her, a glad smile lighte 1 up
her fair young face, while she murmured,
"Don't go away. Zip; don't go away."
Just then Mrs. Spratt, accompanied -by the
doctor, entered the room and approached the
bed. When the good mother saw the smile on
her daughter's face and Zip bending low
above the pillow, glad tears came to her eyes
and her voice was low and tender.
"You can kiss her, Zip, if you want to,"
Zip did "want to," and kissed Melinda on
her smiling lips
Then Mrs. Spratt put her arms around
Zip's neck and kissed him too, and told kirn
that he must leave the room while tho doc
tor attended to Melinda's hurts, which upon
examination proved to be mere bruises after
Ben hung around the house for a while,
but when he saw that he .was left out in the
cold by everybody, even by Mrs. Spratt, he
thought it. best to go. John P. Sjolander in
Paris Itenl and Romantic.
"I never was so disappointed in my life as
In the working women of Paris," remarked
one lady American, of course. "1 had
heard so much about the taste of Paris, that
I thought even the shop girls and women in
the streets would show it in superior neatness
and s'.yle in their clothes; bnt they don't
look as nice as the working women we see at
home." Another lady said: "I am so disap
pointed; I always thought of Paris as a sort
of glorified city, where everything would be
found that was most beautiful. I have only
been here two days, it is true; but I have
been to the Bon Marche and the shop? of the
Louvre, and I was not tempted to buy in the
least" Naturally, two days were not much
in which to discover tha beauty of Paris, nor
see the shops of the Bon Marche and the
Louvre, the places in which to find the costly
novelties that confer the prestige of supreme
fashion and taste upon a city.
Thero is, however, an immense difference
between the Paris of today and the Paris of
even ten cr fifteen years ago. Then tho
working woman had not begun to adopt the
prevailing style. They had, a neat and prac
tical dress of their own not the' peasant
dress but simpb in construction and free
from cheap trimming and attempts at "drap
ery." Now their dress is cut after paper pat
tern modes, is cheaply furbelowed and sood
looks shabby. The trim neatness and accur
acy of cut has given place to attempts at
finery, which cannot be renewed often
enough for cleanliness and which marks "the
decline in taste, which has been neglected or
not cultivated in the right direction.
Thoro is now little of originality, for there
is no one to stimulate or pay for experimen
tal efforts such as are needed for the develop
ment of original and beautiful ideas even in
dress. The fit of the French dressmaker is
still the best in the world; but it would cease
to bo so if it were not for her Russian, Amer
ican, English and German customers. J euny
June in Chicago Journal.
With tho Biggest Name.
About the maddest man in North Carolina
is he who, while in New York, ordered the
"pie with the biggest name" on the hotel bill
of fare, and found "uothin' but huckle
berry," which he had eaten all his life, and
worse, that when he got home some wag told
all his neighbors of it. New York Commer
(sounds Just aq Bad.
In tho Volapuk language the word druci
Is "dlinkadik." It sounds more like pigeon
English, It would be quite as disgraceful
for a man to be seen "reeling home dlinka
dik" as it vculd to be seen "staggering homo
druiik." Notristown Hrald,
DREAD OF FRESH AIR CARRIED Tp
A LUDICROUS EXTENT.
Dwellings That Axe Damp, HI SaeUIai
anil PestlferoturA Cuxioca DLslUca ui
Cold Water Childish Fear of DUeaea.
Indian Contempt for tha Whltaa "
Most cities have some reason to show
for their location. Boston sits- by faej
broad bay. Chicago,-, by. the lakeatds.:Ne
Orleans in tho bend. of her imperial , river
their Ticu.minesbut there. l3.uasoujtd,u
sensible i'reasoa1 ior-ilhe' Jecaticn M-Jbti
Lrtyo V Mexico in a low and swamp
tract, when right at hand were building
sights of lncombarable view, rf perfect
sanitary conditions and certain to afford
space for the amplest possible expansion of
the town. Temporarily nothing Is being
done, on any comprehensive scale, for the
advancement cf the plan for draining' the
valley of Mexico, aud incidentally the
city. A company of Ohio origin is dig
ging a canal under contract with the city
government. nd it gets its pay regularly,
as the rulers of the city are good paymas
tera and honorable in all, their dealings
But the big plan seems to have been
let drop for a while for some reason sot
Meantime the death rate is extraordin;
ary, and what should be one of the moai
healthy cities on the globe, standing a it
does at more than 7,500 feet above tht
sea level, is one of the most unhealthy
Tho ravages of what may be termed dis
eases engendered by dirt and dampness
aro something frightful typhus fever
(not the milder typhoid), smallpox, which
is always existent somewhere, consump
tion, dysentery, etc., carry off thousands
every year. The lot of the poorer classes,
and of those between poverty and com
fortable circumstances is a hard one.
Their dwellings are damp, musty, ill
smelling, pestiferous. It is among these
classes tl... the death rate is very high,
but among the well to do people who live
on what is here called the "primer piso,"
or first floor, or, in New England, the
second story, the mortality Is not greater
than in Boston. The peculiarity of .the
climate is that its lack of oxygen renders
recovery from sickness very difficult..
Once let yourself run down, and it is hard
getting up again. The languor of the
climate, the lack of life in the air, conspire
to keep the Invalid weak, and it is the
rule of the doctors to send patients out of
tho .city as soon as it is possible to remove
BEDROOMS SEALED AT MOHT.
Out on the hillsides the country people
are robust and rarely ill. unless they hap
pen to be of that class who try to keep
bedrooms hermetically sealed at night.
This prejudice against the night air 1
very great and widespread. I suppose
that eight-tenths of the Inhabitants of
this city shut up their bedrooms as tigb'.
as a drum every night of their lives. T'ias
they breathe their own effluvia, and -pinr
away to the profit of the doctors and tlw
drug shops. This fact accounts for Che
many mottled and sallow complexions one
sees. People who have traveled, or those
who are of receptive minds and have
studied the matter, let the night air cir
culate in their apartments. Their good
blood and clear complexions testify to
their obedience to hygienic laws.
The dread of the fresh air is often car
ried to a ludicrous extent. People sit ft?
threo hours in a dirty, stuffy theatre and
breathe the air of the sewers underneath
tho floors, inhale all the human exhala
tions which contaminate the unagitated
air, and then, on going out into the com-
Earatively pure air of the street, keep
andkercniefs to their mouths and noses.
This morning I noticed a sallow woman
riding on the Paseo in her coupe, a lap
dog on her knee. The glass windows ot
tho vehicle were tightly shut, so that
none of the glorious air of the morning in
that favored spot should by chance enter
her withering lungs. Thjs was the old
monkish idea; in the convents the piouf
brethren preferred close cells and musty
tomes. They dreaded water, and soaj
was unknown to them.
A curious prejudice exists among many
people here against cold water when the
have a "catarro" or cold in tho head, o
even a touch of chill in the bones. Fot
weeks, till the cold has gone, they reso
lutely refrain from touching water. An
other popular prejudice here is that
which impels a family to movo out of
house wbcq any member of it has died.
For this reason it is. needful to be cau
tions in taking a house or apartments till
you have made certain that no one has
recently died therein of a contagious dis
ease. So far does this prejudice go that
many people abandon their old homes on
the death of a member of the family.
CniLDISn FEAR OF DISEASE.
It does not seem to be so much a super
stition as a childish (ear of disease. Ani
yet these same people who would not con
sent to remain in a house thoroughly and
scientifically disinfected, with new wall
paper and uew paint, will move to a houst
with a stagnant ditch near at hand, and
will shut themselves up in their bedrooms
at night like herring in a box. The old
houses here show In their construction
the dread of air and sunshine. With little
narrow windows, brick floors and tight
doore. they were certain to become musty
in six months' occupancy. The ancient
convents had windows of the size of prison
windows. Churches were built "so that
never by anv chance could a breath of air
got in to disturb the worshipers. All
this the white man did. Bnt the Indian,
living mainly In the open air of th
high sierras, is a different sort of creature,
a man who can make sixty miles or more
a day He it is who eats with an appetite
his frugal meal, and has the good, sens
to beat his doU when they do not grunt
his requests immediately. These are
men and women with broad chests and a
color that shows red blood and good circa- I
lation. ineynave missed tne rennementi
of the white race, but have preserved their
livers and their lungs. In the heart of
the Indian their lurks a contempt for the
sickly colored white man He regards his
pale faced brother as a man of artifice and
endless refinements, who must have 8
hand an apothecary shop and a doctor,
who dares not live out in the free country
unless protected by servants, dogs and
guns. The white man takes a horse for
a journey of five miles; the Indian will g
twelve times as far in a day on foot, and
will be well and ready for another tramp
the next day. when the white man's horse
would be used up with two-thirds the
same amount of travel. Generally a vege
table eater, the Indian of the Mexican
sierras is a proof that meat is not a neces
sity of life. He eats a frugal meal of
rornmeal tortillas, takes a drink of pulque
or water, and wears out the meat-catlng
dweller in towns. Largely It is the ffoal
air tho Indian breathes that makes aki
tho strong and enduring man that he k
Mexico Coi. JtosWs Bmli.
rfmltlT Frlatte? ta Tar Catiayt
-correspondent of The North Cl'M
Paily News, of hajghai, describee a
printing establishment which he found o
village In. the inter, or, about 150 miles
from Shanghai. The printing was being
temporarily carrier! on in the villag
temple, and, movable type only, was used.
In the large: central hall of the ten.pU
were placed' about twenty ordinary sqrxarj
tables,' onrwh'.ch. the. cases ol type wen
ipread oatr At the time ot the visit one
man waa:tngaged ' in setting up type, an
other' waa printing., The former stood
before-a-tahle, on, which was what uutf
fae.eallettlie?.CaTnese "casei" It was
solid MoeJcrof; tardiiyood. about twenty
tli n illfllll II llllli brftfttM'n ltil) Virnul
jmd. ywlunM-tihree-lnchea deep,, Tbe-'ia-
-vrmmtr menfttus Depression coing
till further hollowed ont into grooves
bout three-quarters of an Inch deep. The
block had twenty-nine of these grooves,
each filled to the depth of a quarter of an
inch with ordinary stiff clay.
With his copy before him, armed with
small pair of iron pincers, the-composU
tor began his work; character after char
acter vas transfered from the case and
rirrr. pressed into the clay. When tho
'form" was complete a flat board was
placed on the top and the characters
pressed perfectly even an level with tbs
surface ot the wooden block, the edge of
which was cat to form the border gener
ally found round every Chinese page.
The printer now received the form and
careftlly brushed his ink over his type.
Taking a sheet of paper, he pressed it
down all over the form so that it might
be brought into contact with every char
acter. He then removed the sheet and
examined each character, carefully adjust
ing those which were not quite straight
with the pincers, and apparently never
touching the type with his Sneers. After
sufficient copies had been struck off the
type was distributed, each character being
returueu to lis particular DOi.. Tne wri
ter was told that the art of printing in
this way had been handed down in the
same family since theSnhg dynasty, more
than 600 years ago. No stt-angers were
ever taught, apprentices being always
taken from the same dan. Pall Mail
Interesting- Ballea of Lincoln.
The tilk about the removal of Libby
prison to Chicago starts afresh reminis
cences ot the war. There Is living in
Chicago today t lady to whose house Lin
coln was taken from Ford's theatre on
the night that the president's life was
taken by J. Wilkes Booth, The lady was
at that time a child. Her people wvra
southerners, and hated everything Yan
kee. However, they were thb better class
of southerners, who never permitted any
one beneath their own roof -to he treated
otherwise than as guests When Mr.
Lincoln's body was carried into this
house the family yielded everything to
the comfort of the patient, and were
deeply grieved at the misfortune, as they
subsequently showed. The lady in ques
tion has the pillow upon which the mar
tyred president breathed his last. The
piece of candle which was held for the
surgeon as he was dressing the wound is
preserved and in her possession. The
coverlet which was thrown across the suf
ferer, and many of the little things that
were about the room, and some of which
were nsed on the fatal night, were all
preserved, and are in the keeping and the
ownership ot Mrs. Charles Recto, i
north side lady of Chicago. Chicapo
A Cook -with m Centrifugal Motion.
A well known Paris scientist, Dr. De
branny, has made some curious discover
ies which show the connection between
little and great thipgs. To ascertain the
qualities of an. applicant cook he says it is
sufficient to give her a plate to clean, a
sauce to make, and watch how she moves
her hand in either act. If she mores it
from left to right, or in the direction ot
the hands ot a watch, yon may trust her;
if the other way, she i certain to be stu
pid and incapable. The intelligence of
people may also be ganged, the doctor
further says, by asking them to make a
circle on paper with a pencil and noting
in which direction the hand is moved.
The good students In a mathematical .
class draw circles from left to right. The
inferiority of the softer sex, as well as the
male dunces, Is shown by their drawing
from right to left. Asylum patients do
;he same. In a word, says the doctor,
centrifugal movements are characteristic
of intelligence and higher development;
centripetal are a mark of incomplete evo
lution. A person, as his faculties are de
veloped, may even come to draw circles
in a different way from what he did in bis
youth. Chambers' Journal.
BnthntlMm Over Scotch Sons.
We met with several instances of how
enthusiastic Scottish feeling exists in the
midst of colonial life, which, with its
prosaic features and struggle after ma
terial wealth, is not always the best con
eerver of national sentiment. The feeling
is apt to become eccentric, as was the case
of the Scotsman of King William's Town
who had a portrait of Mary, Queen of
Scots, hung (q his bedroom, and who
every morning on rising stretched his
hands toward it, crying, "Oh! my mur
dered queenl" Once we overheard an
enthusiast saying, "My Ain Fireside,"
"Ye Banks an' Braes." "The Land o' the
Leal, eh. a body could be fit to gang to
heaven hearing thae sangs rang." And
was ever love of eountry more strongly
expressed than in the case of the Fort
Beaufort Scotsman, who exclaimed:
'Gude save us! I'd rather gang hame
jui' be hanged than dee her natural
deathl" New York Times.
"Idy" and "TVoman"
Shortly after the war closed the negroes
began to call each othtr "lady" and "gen
tleman," but in speaking of the whites,
they generally called them that "man"
and that "woman." An instance oc
curred a few years ago in which Gen. Vt.
T. Sherman-played a trt. The genera
was sitting fn "ront of his house one pleas
ant evening with some friends, smokii.g
ind talking, when a 'ellow its black at
she ace of spades sldleo up, and, nrtili ..fus
ing the genera), said: "Is de n lady her
named Johnson.'" "No," said the gen
eral. '-Well," ail fhe darky, "I think
there must be a ifciy of that name living
here, becauLj she is my wife, mid she if
Aorking for a won at nanwd Sherman."
An artificial Ivory of creamy whltenes
and great hardness is row made from
eound potatoes washed in diluted sul
phuric acid, then boiled in the same solu
tion until they becom solid and dense;
rhey are finally washed fiee from the acid
and slowly dried. This product may be
dyed, turned, carved and made useful la
nearly every way that genuine ivory la.
The Spanish senate ha apiroved UI
uUVUskiB? trial la if.
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