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c THE OMAHA DAILY BEE-MONDAY , JANUAEY 19 , 1891. "HELD BY THE ENEMY , " nr Ir. . M'UAKUS. At the first call to arm In the spring of ' 01 no city in the union wns mora patriotic In In- tcnso lovofortho perpetuation o ( the union and the glory of our flag ttmn tbo Rood old city of Newark , N. .1 , Among the cut-licit to organize n company of volunteers was Captain , John Leonard , a wounded veteran of the Mexican war and a most mufjnlflccnt , . bravo and gallant soldier , who oventunlly commanded his rcgltnent ns Its colonel. Ills company , nuin tiering about one hundred men , left Nownrk In the begin ning of Mny , 1801 , to join SlcKlei' Excelsior brigade , then In process of orR.irilzntlon In Now York city at tlio old city assembly rooms on Broadway. iiinr BTAIIT roil TUB num. Among tbo first to volunteer In the com pany wcro Francis Kcdmond and hh com- rndo from hoyliood , Thomas Sexton. Young Kcdmond had barely reached his eighteenth year , while Sexton was Just one year his senior. The former wai a student In St. Benedict's ' college on High street , Nownrk , while the latter was an apprentice ot the car- pcntcr trade. The ambition of younjt Red mend was to become n member of the legal fraternity , hut the llrlnir on Fort Surntcr stirred his patriotic Wood , and ho and his Kallimt comrades marched through Newark to the train for New York , many of them. nlns ! taking their last look at friends and ° rhc-'lrstay in Now York city was of short duration , as the brigade was moved to "Camp Scott'1 on Stntcn Island , ana soon thereafter Captain Leonard's ' company was attached to the Sov only-second Now \pr volunteers ( the Third regiment , hxcolslor brioiuloO As soon ns the news of the dis astrous battle of Dull Hun reached Washington - ton the Excelsior brigade was promptly or- "dcrcd to the capital , who ro It went lute reg ular training to lit It for the dreadful duty it performed afterwards so heroically and so The quiet , gentlemanly hearing of young Redmond won for him the respect of tils coimntles awell as hU captain , who , with the quick Intuition of the gallant soldier that ho was , pnrticulurly remarked young Ucd > niond's ' behavior , nnd prouUesled that when tlu- proper thno arrived ho would make his mark. TIII : TIHINIXO rou TIIR DEATH onvrri.B. All of the fall and winter of 1S01 and 1803 the union und confederate armies , wore fac ing each other on both sides of the Potomac , drilling and preparing themselves for the terrible death crapplo that , was sure to com mence in the spring of 18'J. ( ! The regiment to which young Redmond belonged , under Colonel Nelson Taylor , was engaged in arduous service on the lower Po- tomno iilltho winter , nnd In April General McClellan mailo his famous move to Yorktowu and ucgim his "Peninsula" cam- pnicn. The slceo of Yorktown followed , und one morning In the early part of May the Army of the Potomac was elcctrl lied by the news that General Mugrudor , who commanded the enemy , had , like the Arabs , silently folded his tents and stolen away from Yorktown ID the direction of Wlllinmstown , The divisions of Generals Hooker and Kearney of the Third corps , under command of ( Jcncral Hclntzelmnn , were at once ordered In.pursult. and on the 5th of May , 1802 , the Excelsior brrgado received Its Ural baptism In blood. A n.Ktxin nnroim TIII : IIATTI.E. Before going Into the battle young Sexton called his youthful comrade to ono side , say Ing : "Frank , no one hut God knows whether wo will come out of this alive. I had a poou- liar dream hist night don't lauph , Frank- but If anything happens to mo don't leave mo , and If It 11 God's will that 1 should bo killed and you survive , send this , picture of mine to my dear mother In Academy street , Newark , and bury mo with my dear mother's picture on my bruast , Tell her my last thoughts were of her. " Frank promised faithfully and cheered his companion up , saying ! "Don't worry , Tommy , my boy. Why , old Magruder's mon never handled the bullet to hit cither one of us. " In a few moments , as they advanced , the sip-zip of the bullets from the concealed enemy In the "slashing" began to tell with deadly effect In tlio ranks of tne Excelsiors , and almost before they know It a deadly vol ley was poured Into their ranks. Till ! TIIIHO EXCELSIOR'S FKAHFOI , CIIAnOH. For a moment the line staggered. Then the stentorian voice of Qoloncl Taylor : "Attention , Third Excelsior ! Fix bayonets I Charge 1" And with allercoandloud hurrah the reg iment , wltn set teeth and on a "double- quick , " fairly leaped on top of the foe. No human beings could withstand their onset. Tbo enemy scattered and fled , lonvlng their dead and wounded , and with the ring ing victorious union cheers sounding- their cars. The rain descended In torrents , whllo the heavy guns of Fort Magrudor , near \V1U- \ latnsburg , played havoa In the union ranks. The hattlo still raged fiercely , the gallant Jersey brigade doing nobly. The enemy , being reinforced , marto a most gallant charge on the Excelsiors , who , now being wearied and almost out of ammunition , began to fall back. 'Twos at this time that young Redmond heard a smothered groan and a shrill cry of , "O Frank , don't leave mo. " Ho recotmized ills comrade's voice in the din nnd smoke , nnd , turning quickly , was Jubt in time to catch young Sexton in his arms. Tno blood was spouting In a torrent from his breast , JUKI ! WITH 1118 rjtCF. TO THR FOE. A fulnt whisper : "Frank remember mother. " A convulsive shudder , and , as the war ol the elements mingled with the warfare of man , the soul of poor Tommy Sexton took ijs flight to the merciful God from -whom it cauio. The army by this tlmo had almost sur rounded the youthful soldier , nnd , gently laying his dead comrade down , was in tha act of picking up his rille , when "Surrender1 cnmo In bis cars from n stalwart foe. With one swopp of the butt of his rillo ho fellct his foonnm to tlio earth , nnd cro ho could re cover Frank covered him with his rlllo , ani thinking of his dead comrade , fnlrly hissed : 'It Is you who must surrender. Go on ahent of mo or your soul will follow that boy's. " With a croit fallen look the confederate turned nnd was fairly run into the union lines. rOllIIEUOISM. Night at last put an end to the battle of Williamsburg , the enemy retreating ir. the night in the direction of Richmond. Frank was promoted sergeant for heroism on the Hold. lie Duricd his poor comrade with his moth er's picture on his breast , attended to his re quest tosciHlhis picture home , and resumed his duties with many u silent tear In memory of the loved nnd lost. Ouuptho Peninsula toward Klchtnondtho Army of the Potomac advanced and at Haiti more Cross Heads ( Jenerul Sickles rojolnci the brigade anil was heartily encored by the boys who loved him so well , nnd who now had earned the proud tltlo of "Exoolsior" ii glorious deeds as well as In name. nun Finimxa lux. On Juno 1 the battln of Pair Oaks was fought with n gallant churgo of the Seventy first Now York Volunteers , under the person al command of General Slcklot. Itvn * here that an enthusiastic Irishman of Captnlu No Ion's company of the Suvonty'-llrst , seeing the cool bravery of General Sickles , sang : "Och biphurroo ! shuro bo's the man ; wo'dchargo through hell wld Fightln' ' Dan ! " After the battle of Fair Oaks the duties o Frank Ilcdmond wcro principally oa plckqt , which , as the opposing lines were in sucl close proximity , wcro very dangerous Bciircoly a day without a severe skirmish. Occasionally ho would make a visit to com panyC , of the gallant Second Now Jcrsov Volunteers , who llko himself were Nowarl boys , organized by captain , afterwards Colonel nel James N. Duffy , one of Now Jersey's bravest , and most gallant ofllccrs. At lost the enemy advanced , und on Juno 25. began the famous Seven Day's battlonear Richmond : Goneial McClelUn rotlrca to Harrison's Handing , on the Jninos river sav ing the nrmy by the "skin of Its teeth. " A length in August the evacuation of the Pen iusulu commenced and the "Kxcelslor3"wero transferred once moro up the Potomac , arrlv lug at Warrcnton Into in August. A TllUE SOLWEll A OKNTI.KJUtf AUVATS. As the rcplincnt lay In bivouac Frank wandered through the pretty little town and as ho was about to retrace his steps to his command a piercing shriek and a cry for hold came from a nont cottage directly bo- lido him. To dash up the steps and into the louse was but the work of n moment , and thcro before him stood a big , six-foot sol dier of a Vermont regiment wlthonoof the most beautiful glrU tho' young soldier hail over behold kneeling nt his feet in beseech- ng supplication , and Immediately behind her lay the unconscious figure of a young confederate odlccr , "Oil , have mercy on my poor brother , " : ho young lady was saying. As Frank en tered the room the lady briefly told her story. How the brutal soldier , thinking ihownsnlono , made degrading proposals to licr. and , beingspumed , attempted to use foico. Her brother , Lieutenant Ethcridgc , of the Tenth Virginia , who was hid nwny In the houso. nnd badly wounded In the shoul der and breait , came to her assistance , and n his weakened condition was brutally knocked down by the villainous Vcrmontcr. A MTTLB E.NCOUNTEIl NOT IX THE IIISTOI1IC9. Frank , trembling with Indignation at the dastardly conduct of the rufllan , turned fiercely upon him anil peremptorily ordered him to leave the house Instantly. " \Vull , I guesi not , sergeant. Not fcr you nohcow. That rcblll Is my prisoner nnvheow , bv gutnl" Hardly wcro the words spoken when Frank , with a well directed blow , stretched him at full length on the floor. In falling his head struck an Iron fonder on the hearth , and ho lay us unconscious as the confederate lieutenant on the other side of the room. "Oh. lr ! you have killed him , " said the poor , frightened girl. "I hope not , though ho deserved It , " said Frank. "Now look to your brother. " The girl Hew to her brother , whoso wounds bad been reopened by thorough treatment of tlio Vermontcr and wcro bleeding1 pro fusely. With cold water applications the fair ulrl , with Frank's aid , soon stopped the flow of blood and brought him to conscious ness again. When his sister told him of Frank's gallant defense of bcr nnd him ho blessed him and thanked him again and upiln. The lieutenant then said : "I suppose I nm your prisoner , sergeant , but you have saved my sister's honor , which Is dearer to her nnd mo than life itself , and I gracefully sub- ' 'OI peed sir , " cried the poor clrl. "don't ' take my poor brother. See , ho will ute If bo is taken nwav from tlioso who love him nnd \\illcnroforhlm. O , sir , for God's sake deus us ono moro kindness.Do not scud my brother to prison to die. " ADIT OP CIIIVALIIT. The chlvnlrlc spirit of Frank could not with stand the appeals'of the fair girl , and , being assured that she could hldohcr brother safely till the union troops left the neighborhood , Frank assisted tbo girl to follow out that pro gramme , first securely binding nnd gagging the Vermontcr , for fear ho would return to consciousness nnd give the alarm. Ho guarded him till the fair girl w.is ready under cover of darkness to help her brother out of the house and to a place of safety. In taking farewell she asked and received his name , company and rcglmcnt.and said : "God forever bless you , Air. Redmond ; the heartfelt prayers of Laura Kthorldgo will over ho offered up for yoursafety. " Pressing her hand to Ids lips Frank hndo nor farewell , and , waiting until ho saw the Vcrmonter beginning to regain conscious ness , ho cut the coids that bound him and left the houso. AND SO THE TYAH WEVT OV. That night Hooker's division left Warrcn ton , and on August 27 fought the battle of BristowStation , and on tho2'Jth fought at tbo second disastrous battle of Bull Hun. Then followed tno bloody battles of Antlo- ttun nnd South Mountain , in which , however , the regiment that Frank belonged to was spared from participating. After the union victories at Antietain the nrmy of the Po tomac , then under command of General Burn- side , again advanced on Virginia , and the tcr- rlblo slaughter of FrcdorlcKsburg followed. The following spring , 1SIW , General Hooker commanded , nnd the bloody battle of Chan- ccllorsvllle followed. ClliCKINO 8TONEWALI , JACIMOSf. In this , as In all tho-other engagements of the army , the "Excelsioi" brigade took a leading and glorious part , and on the never- to-be-forgotten Saturday afternoon , May.2 , ISffil , when the Eleventh corps ivus panic- stricken and routed bv Stonewall Jackson , the "Excelsior" brigade was ordered up to check the onward rush of the exultant Stone wall. wall.On On that day Frank Redmond received his commission as Second Lieutenant in Com pany F of the gallant Seventy-second New York volunteers. The brigade formea across the plank road and , when Jacksoa found tbo old "Excelsior" in his front , ho stopped sud denly and began to feel his way. Night coming on put an end to the flirhtlng that day , but Jackson , being determined to locate his foes , fell mortally wounded between the picket lines and.aied ' a few nays afterward * * "Gallant fo'rf rjhristlun soldier , " tDT writer says sincerely. "Requiescat In pace. " At daylight next morning ( Sunday ) the enemy advanced In thrco columns , nnd In a short whllo Colonel Slovens of the Seventy- secondwas killed , nnd scores of other ofllccrs anil men placed hors du combat , and among them , severely wounded in the side , was Lieutenant Red mond. The battle raged with great fury that and the riftxt day , and re sulted In tno defeat and withdrawal of the army of the Potomac across the Uappa- hannock river. The youthful lieutenant was sent to the hospital , and his wound healing rapidly ho made a short visit , to the city of his birth , the dear old city of Newark , leaving there to re join his regiment and stopping In Washing- n. tolmnglno his surprise and crent pleasure In mojting sweet Laura Etheridgo face to face on Pennsylvania avenue. She scarcely recog nized the htimlso.-fio young lieutenant as the sergeant who saved her from worse than death. Greeting him wurmly she prevailed on him to go to her u tick's liouso , who was a thorough union man nna who had prevailed on bor to live with hiinaud leave the dangers of her Warrenton home. Lieutenant Redmond was warmly wel comed by Mr. Daniels , the uncle , who had heard of his noulo action In defense of his niece. The render can easily guess the result of this happy meeting. Francis Red mend bad loved the beautiful Laura since ho llrst had the happiness of beholding her , nnd with her lovely blushing facohladen on his shoulder she confessed that her whole heart was his since that eventful night at Warrenton. Duty soon called Lieutenant Redmond away from his betrothed , nnd soon he was again with his gallant comrades. Then fol lowed the great hattlo of Gettysburg , where , on the second day's light ha was shot severely in the thigh nnd taken prisoner. As ho lay in tlio temporary hospital Colonel Etheridgo , who was a plain llnuten ant when they mot last , knowing the Excel sior brigade was In his front , searched among the wounded to hear if bis preserver Sergeant Hedmond wns still alive , and was grieved to tind him wounded so badly. On tbo retreat of General Leo's nrmy from Gettysburg , Colonel Etheridgo inaiuigcd to have him conveyed to a private houio nnd left him thcro , so that ho would fall into the hands of his own troops , t hcrubv returning a kindly act nnd saving him , perhaps , from a horrible death in a southern prison. Tlio union troops followed dose on the heels of the retreating enemy , and soon Lieutenant Redmond was safely convoyed to a Washing ton hospital. Being of robust constitution nnd having the constant visits and cure from Ins betrothed , as well ns from her uncle , to solace him in his sufferings , ho rapidly re covered and soon rejoined h is regiment , wnero a captain's commission awaited him. The following spring General Grunt as sumed command In person and Captain Red mend with his gallant regiment , participated In all the battles from the Wilderness , in Mav. 181J1 , to Petersburg. When tlio rcgiini'nt's term had expired , in July. IStVI , ho was sent homo with his com mand nnd muitertdoutof service. Ho Imme diately entered Columbia law collcgo and finished by graduating with honors and was admitted to the bar of tuo Now York courts. In tlio month of May , 1SI53 , with white- wlngod peace In our beloved reunited coun try , and in the beautiful homo of Colonel Etheridgo \Varrenton , Vn. , gnllunt , bravo Captain Krancls Hedmond was married to Laura Etherktge , thobrlao Being given away by the gallant colonel. The happy brother of the brlda proudly grasped the hand of his former foeman , hut now , as ho laughingly said , his gnllaut "yon- brother-in-law. . Mr. Hedmond Is non'-ono of the most ro- spccted of the legal fraternity In Brooklyn , and with his darling wlfo and happy children lives al pence with all mankind , enjoying himself as often ns ho can with the ( < rnnd Army of the Republic post to which ho be longs. A I'rouooloiiH Oinnlin fi y , A fourlcon-yenr-old Bur IluXjir boy recently wont with hts father to' Port- laud , Oio.aud tool : his favorite bcuu- innppor with him. On the way ho nrndo lie acquaintance of a nlno-year-oltl Omnlin , youth bound for tlio snmo place nnd traveling alono. Tlio 13ur llnrbor ioy , according- the Mount Desert lanild , tried to surprise the western yputh by showing him tin ) bean-snap- icr. The Omalm Indxnt looked at It nul returned It with tlio question : "Wouldn't you llko to BOO what , 1 have n my pocket ? " The younjj rmtlvo of Mount Desert Baid lie wouln , whereupon the western toy calmly liild out n loaded six-shooter nnd n lot of ammunition boloncliifr to tt. The Har Harbor boy was surprised ; albo ils mother. How to Urciilt Up a Scrcro Cold. From the Virginia City , Mont , , Madiso- nlan : When wo Und a medicine know to losscss genuine merit , wo consider It a duty , nnd wo tauo pleasure In telling the public what It 1 * . Such a medicine we found Cham berlain's Cougn Remedy. By the use of this syrup wo have relieved , in n few hours , se vere colds , nnd In tbo course of two or three days , entirely broken them up as has several of our friends to whom wo have recommended t. It is all It is represented to ho by the manufacturers. If you have a cough and want to stop It , Chamberlain's Cough Rem edy will do tno work. 'For sa'lo by all drug gists. BIMCK IlILtjS TIN. Ilio Hornby Peak's General Manager Tills a Reporter About It. "This talk about there not being any tin In the Black Hills is tintruo. Wo liavo the richest kind of tin rock that is found In tlio world. I inuko this state ment tidvisedly. " Thus spake Ilonry C. Wicker , general manager of the Ilarnoy Peak consoli dated tin company ( limited ) of HillCity , S. D. , when nt the Wellington hotel to a reporter for the Ghlcturu Tribune. Mr. Wicker is on his way homo from Now York , where his comptmy , ho soys , recently made arrangements with one of the largest mill manufactories in the east for machinery that will bo in opera tion at the mines before next July , turn ing out tin by the hundreds of tons per day."Tho "Tho mineral in our mines"continued Mr. Wicker , "is the black oxide o ( tin , and It will tivorago 100 pound.s to a ton. It is in true flsaur.o veins , 'with slate walls , nnd when Urns found the product is never known togivoout. The farther down wo got the bettor is the ore , and the veins probably extend for miles into the cur th. The black oxide irf the finest quality over discovered ; it melts easily nnd cun bo used for plating. No such tin wns over produced in the celebrated mines at Cornwall , England ; so you sco I do not exaggerate when I say that the tin ot the South Dakota mines is the finest in the world. The fact is known in London and Now York , where there are specimens , nnd specimens , too , can be seen by any ono who doubts ii y state ments in the olllcos of Clny & Forrest , in the Illinois National .bank building , right here in Chicago. ' " 'The trouble with tho. Americans is they arc too impatient. They think , wo can go out to the hills , dig a hole in the ground and produce tin right away. But it tukcs time to dovolopo a mine , and that part now has been accomplished. Just as soon ns the frost is out of the ground the mill that we liavo gene to the expense of several hundred thousand dollars to have sent to Hill City will bo put in operation , and I am us certain as I am living- that before many months have passed wo will bo able to furnish the mill with 600 tons of ore to crush. Then the impatient American will know positively that the new tariff bill is not protecting an industry not yet born. It was born long ago and at present is a largo sized udult. It takes time to dovolopo a mine when it is to bo run on an economical plan. There is $15,000,000 Invested in this enterprise , and the mon interested don't propose to spoil their prospects by being .hasty. Tlio know as well ns I what the 900 claims wo have can produce , as an assayer - sayer is working on the ore all the time making models , such as small anvils , paper weights , etc. Our workmen have gene down liCO foot in some of the shafts. "Yes , the quantity of tin in the Blade Hills is unlimited. 'Our mines are scat tered around Hill City in horse-shoo shape for thirty miles. "Wo have 1,800 men at work two in each of the clair i'-i ' and if I were not certain that the ore is all I claim it to bo you can wager all you liavo that I wouldn't ' bo spending so much money for labor. It is going to boone ono of the greatest industries in the world , and before Juno the people will thoroughly ro.'lizoit. " Mr. Wicker intended to leave for Hill City lust evening , but the alarming re ports from the Indian districts near his homo caused him to change his plans. "It looks as if the situation were grow ing berious , " said the visitor , "and I want to know what Imay expect while on route through Xho Indian country. I am afraid the savages might attack the train. If I could roach Hill City in safety I would bo all right , because the Indians never come back In the hills. There nro no ranches there , and as they cannot find any horses Or catllo to steal they keep away. Severn ! years ago Chamberlain & Co. of DCS Moincs , la. , commenced the manufacture of a cough syrun , believing Ute bo the most prompt and reliable preparation yet produced for coughs , colds and croup ; that the public appreciate true merit , and in tlmo it wns cer tain to become popular. Their tnostsanculno hopes have been moro than realized. Over thrco hundred thousand bottles of Chamber lain's Cough Uemody are now sold eacn year , and It Is recognized ns "tho be t made" wherever known. It will cure a severe cold In less time tlmn any other treatment. For sale by all druggists , Forgiven. Ho wns a bit of a boy not over eight years old , but ho followed mo up persist ently and kept up his cry of "Paper , sir ! " so continuously that I turned on him in a way that I afterwards regretted , snys the Detroit Proo Press. Ho felt -hurt and insulted , and as ho disappeared in the darkness I heard him calling : "Never mind , old man ! I'll grow up and give vou the awfullost licking a man over gotl" Wo h'nvo mot almost daily for the past year , and on each occasion there has boon no evidence of unbending. A do/.ca timo3at least , I have hoard him remark in an aside : "There goes the fellow I am going to lick if it takes mo fifty yonral" The other day I was surprised to ro- coivoa call from my young enemy. Al though ho looked no older or stronger , I wondered if ho had como to carry out his awful threat , when ho extended his llttlo "paw" and bald : "Say , lot's quit , " "I'm ' nproeu. " "I sixid I'd lick you , and I meant it all along , but but " "Wliat's happened to change your mind ? " "Mother's dead died Monday , " ho gasped , as ho sat down , and I don't want to tight nobody nor nothiii' . If you'll forgive mo , I'll forgive you" And so wo shook hands nnd made up , and I know wo both feel bolter for it. Through coaciies Puiiman palnco eleopors , dining cure , free reclining chair cars to Chlenno nnd Intervening'points via the great Hock Island route. Ticket ollico 1002 , Sixteenth and Fnruam. Women In 1'iilille. Womnn , says a wrltor in Kato Field's Wauhington , Is guilty of many nwk- wardnesbos in public. She causes du- la ysby her ahronlo inability to find her Just tlie same , AND 56 DOES MADE ONLY BY N.K.FAIRBANK&.CO. CHICAGO. lr.F.C.DILLINCS . . . 322 So * K OMAHA , NEB. Durlnnhls several months location and practtcoln Omaha , Dr. DllllnKS has earned an cnvlnblo reputa tion ninoiiK tholiunilrrcls uf cltbcin nhu npplledto lilm almost nsu ln < t resort , nnd founlln hU skillful iiilnlatrntlona the full r llzntlon of hope long < lo- fcrrcd. Ho H permanently locateil and 1m ! tlio bent ap pointed und numt convcillcntU located phalclan's office nnd ruccptlon rooms In Umahn. The lick irlll llnd In Dr. DllllnK * a trU3 physician and a sympathetic frlund anil adviser , For the treatment of the following namcddlBcate' Dr. Ullllngn hus provou himself possessed of most unusual skill. ticket or hop faro , but this is uccauso she has but ono chnotlc pocket in which to keep all the thinffa which men have a dozen places for. rfhe will never DO- liovo that information from n time table is us nccurato , as that. JurnUhed. , , jjy a preoccupied ofllcial , but that is because she IB used to asslmulnting such facts only riftor they have filtered through the masculine Intellect. She wears a disagreeable and forbidding expression , but it IB from motives of ripid pro priety , not'from bad tcmpor. All these Sins are hors , but in the matter of delib erate carelessness of the rights of the unknown multitude about her , she is by no moans the chief of sinners. There is no danger of n cold resulting la pneumonia when Chamberlain's Cough Rem edy is used us directed "for a severe cold. " It ofTcctuully counteracts nnd arrests any tendency of a cold to result in pneumonia , This fact was fully proven In thousands of cases during the epidemic of Influenza last winter. For sale by all druggists. PIUVA.TJ3 ALLKN'S DUEL. The Jolco of Oito oi * tlio Principals KcKultcil in a Karen. In connection witbSonator-olectlrby's duel in his younpor days Conprressmiin John M. Allen of Mlsshsiopi tolls of un amusing affair of honor in which bo acted ns second. There wns bad feolinjj between two lawyers inMississippi.nnu it WHS decided that only blood could wipe out the enmity which existed. A challenge was sent and duly ncknowlodfjcd. The hour was appointed nnd the two mon mot in a secluded spot. Ono of them was u great sufferer from St. Vltus' dance , and tbo other was cool and collected. As they faced each other the afflicted man began to tremble from head to foot , while his pistol described an arc with varying up and down strokes. His op ponent stood firm as a rock waiting for tlio signal to fire. Before it came , how ever , ho laid his pistol on the ground , walked into the woods and cut a limb off a tree with a fork in the end of it. This ho brought back and stuck it in the ground in front of his antagonist. Then , turning to the second , lip said : "I must request you to ask your principal to rest his pistol in that fork. " "What for ? " asked his opponent's ' sec ond. ond."Well "Well , " replied tbo other , "I have no objections to running the risk of ono shot , but I certainly do decline having ono bullet make a honeycomb of mo. If that man was to shoot while his hand is shaking the way it , is now , ho would fill mo full of holes at his first shot. " This was too niUtih for the seconds , and by mutual agreeu\tjnt a truce was patch ed up , and no shots were exchanged. "Lovo thy noleljpor ( is thyself , " nnd when you see ono with u bad cough ndv'so him to buy a bottle of Dr.Bull's Cough Syrup. PilcoSocents. ' Thcro is nothing Jn the world which will glvo prompter rellof to nil suffering from neuralgia than Salrutlon Oil. Price only 25 cents a bottle. " " , " ' In Now York nontfr : Stranger Who is that flno looking efiintlomanV Wnshliigtoninn-H/rhatr1 That's Grim- slmw , the notod'Joinor , who was acquit ted in the United-States court last wool : . Stranger Wheels that man near him. who looks llko n counterfeiter his part ] ner ? Wnshlngtonion That ? Why , that's Congressman Ilenshaw , the author of the free coinage billl Henry Schoenhalb. foreman Henry ICrug Packing Co. , St. Joseph , Mo. , uses Dr. Thomas' Klectno Oil with hU men for hprhtns , cuts , bruises , chapped hands , etc. It is tao best. Why Athletusltlnlrnv. . Nearly all amateur athletes draw out of competition before their records , in proportion to the number of years they have competed , can bo used satisfactor ily in determining whothf or not they are falling or gaining in bodily vigor ] writes Malcolm AV , Ford in the New York llorald. Very few athletes retire from competition if they can still win ; but the fact of ono not being ublo to como CA.TAKHH-Alldl < enic < of throat find noso. Oi- tnrrh Impoverishes Iho blood mil nurvos , producing doblllljr , ilecny nnd decline. DYSI'KPSfA Ami nil Iho plmien of Indigestion , llror trouble , Imperfect nMlmllnllou nnd nutrition. KIUNKV 1IISKASKS Are tno l deceiving nnd In- tliluniM. Symptom * Imnl to rx-cojnlr.u liy tlio imtlcnt olten lead to fatal brlglits illaon-o or dlnucU ) . 'HSKASHS OK Tim 1U.OOI ) lllood i > ol onlng , acrofula , crrilpelni , and diseases incntlomd hero * nflor. ALT. SKIN II9KASis-Kcfcm . unit rheum , Vnrl- cl . ulcers , t'ibcrrlo' , scrolulu , lupus , miuMr color of the f kin , pimples , ant ] disease ) uf tuu tc.ilp nro cured br Or. Hillings. NIOUVOUS lI8KASKS-Ix ) < i of vigor , lost rann- lee l. debility , | uo ( trillion , despondency , eruption ontliofuce , lo t < if memory , drend uf futuru , etc. A now treatment that NKVKIl FAILS. HIUHIMATISM ANI > NUUUALaiA Are cured by Dr. Dllllnei when nil others have fulled. FKMAM3 WKAKXKSSKS-TI13 hnrsh. lrrnllon.il nnd unnnlurol motliodn usually oiuployoj nro ro- eponslblo for fully Uireo-fourths of the sulTcrlnK notr vnilured by women. Invo.nlKato the now , homo trc itnicnt uf Dr. lllllni . I PII.K9-AU , UKCTAr , TUODIII.KS - Piles , KU- tuln , nlxcaspoi. stricture , and nil diseases of rectum cured without ( ho knlfo , cautery or nn hour's dulay from work ur business. AMj HBAIIACIIUS are quickly curcil. VKN'nilKAl. niaKASKS-Ilecenl ur Ion * ttanillnK nyplillls , KonorrlKi'ii , utrlcturo and all ro iiltliiK nf- factions nru cured pcrniancntly aud forever without any mercury or nilncrnl treatment. MOlll'HINU 1IAIIIT Quickly , positively nnd painlessly cured. , TAI'K WOUM Tnkon nlth head complete In ono hour with ono tcaapoonful o5 pleasitnt mcdlcluu. No f Biting. OTIir.lt D15MASKS-Stichni old Bores , mnllgnnnt ulccrn , lumori , cancers , heart Irnuble.i. nutliniK , eplletxy , St. Tltuu dance , milk loir , clironlo constipa tion anil chronic dlnrrhwn pro cured. T11K COMI'I.ISXIOX The most unslchtljr nnd rouddy complexion quickly fraihcncil nnd bcautllled , f OH OFFENSIVE IlllKATll-A porrannont euro IOW FKKSI FIIEB CONSULTATION ! IIOUKS : 0:10 : o. in. to B p.m. Evenings , 7 to 8:30. : Sundays , 2 to Ip in. Patients Trailed By Correspondence. Medicine Sent Everywhoro. 822 South Fifteenth St. I GROUND FLOOR. NO STAIRS. I Dr. Hillings prepares and dispenses his own medicines , which are largely aolsctecl from , nature's healing plants , barks , roots , , musshrulS , etc. No mineral drug a given up to the form which ho hnd shown sev eral years jirovlouslyshouldnot bo taken ns a crtlicluslvo si jn Unit his former exertions - ortions were too much for his present und future on OB. In such cases the truth is that they have not the same physical vigor that they once had ; but it is generally be cause tholr increasing dally duties leave no energy to bousedm physical recrea tion. Their muscular system then bo- pins to fall , and although they nro in lirst rate health , still they are not so strong and active as they once woro. If these same mon were suddenly relieved of their dally responsibilities and began again to lead a thoroughly healthful , ac tive , out-door llfo they probably would accumulate enough plij'blcal energy to make them just as peed and perhaps hotter athletes than they might have been five , ten or fifteen years before , provided that they had not passed the ago whoa ono Is supposed to begin to stand still. Referring to what i3 the probable av erage number of years in which athletes can compote successfully , It may ho said that the largo proportion do not remain in actlvo competition over four or five years , for now and bettor men are con tinually facing them. Unusually good ones will , however , avorngo two or throe years longer , but in the case of amateurs retirement from competition is generally a question of increased business responsi bilities. Ask for Van Houwn'a Cocoa. Take no other. Strnnuo Inliituntion. Detroit Frco Press : She She isn' beautiful. What is it that infatuates him ? Ho Perhaps ho admires her grace- fulnoss. She Maggie Fuller peaceful ? Why , she does nothing gracofullyl Ho But don't you think she grows old very gracefully ? DO OU CJsoS. S. S. , when you niol a tonlo. If you do not , you should. It ! s the cafe - o s t and For Old People , _ incuicltio Mymothcrwlio Is a very old mado. It lady , -was physically broken is purely clown. Ilia UFO of Swift's vugotalilo , Specific ( S. 8. S.lias ) entirely containing - restored her health. ing no poi It. 11. Ul I.WORTH , son of any Greenville , S. C. kind , and canhj tak- Bn safely by the most do loato child. i'ot It cures nil b'.ood toioullo3 , fiom an ordlmry face pimple lo the worst form of contagious illood Taint. BOOKS OH BLOOD tfD W/y DISC43C3 flEC. The Swift Specific Co. , Atlanta , Ga. CHRISTIE LRTHROP Commission Co. . 300 anil 311 South lJi ! ! ! Street , F.rst National Hank Bulldlnir. Grain , Provisions , Stocks & Bonds , OrOora executed for tlio purchase nr fialo for Immediate or future delivery lit oil tliulouU- Ing nmrkuttt. 1'rlfitte Il'/rc. / Corrcnt > ontletits , TO Hop Bt. Louis. . . , . . . . . . I > . H. Francis & Uro1 WANTED Totil IMUM of CITIES , ' COUNTIES. SCHOOL DISTRICTS. WATER COMPANIES , ST. R.R.COMPANIES.tto. Currvscondrnco solicited * N.W.HARRIS &COMPANYfBankers , 103.109 Dearborn StreetCHICAGO. IS Wall Street , NEW YORK. 70 State St. , BOSTON. OMAHA Manufacturers' Jofa' DIRECTORY. Acnio Iron and Wire Wilson & Drato , Works , M'fB tubular fluon , fir * Iron , wlro amlbrass ir'ki. lie t boilers , tanks , l fiU9. UlhKtrpot. \V. llochl , Proprietor. riorconnl 10th streets. LITHOGRAPHING. Bees Printing Oo. Llthotraphlnir , 1'rlntlnt and illank Hooks , llth and Howard 81s. LIQUORS. Her & Oo. , William Darst , Liquor Merchants. Wine. ' , Liquors and Cl * 1111 Harnor utroot. , rs ' , ' B Manufactur'ri Kcnnodr'i Ktst India lllltors. 1313 Cnrnam St. , Oman ) B. E. Grotto , Frank Dallono & Oo. , Importer nnd Jobber of Liquors nnd Oonuln H - Wines nnd Liquors Vth vndi Cigars. 1'rlco lists on application t03 Douglu Strcot L , Kirscht 4 Oo. . A. Friok & Oo. , Wholesale MquorDoaleri Wholesale LlquorDcaleM 407 mid 4008. 10th SU Ml - R 8. 10th St , , LUMBER. G.W. Douglass & 0o. John A , Wakefiold , Imported , AmericanTori Ilnrdffood Lumber , land Cement .Mllnauil Hydrnullo Cement ta 1310 Northl Cth Stroot. gulncjVhlto Lima. OharlosB. Lac , Wyatt - Bullard Lumber Hardwood lumber , wool carpet * nnd purquot ber Oo. flooring. Dth and Douglas. 20lh andltard Streets , Fred W , Gray , Louis Bradford , I.lme , Cement , Kta , Hto. Lumber , llmo , comontotil Cor. 9th an 1 Douglas. VU Douglas strioit MIlkj'lNERY AND NOTIONS. 0. A. Stonohill , I. Oborfeldor & Oo. . Mllllncrr , Notions linporlorn nnd Jobbers in. Cloaks , Kto Mllllnrrr. 108,210nnd1S South llth 110-113 B. ItHliSt , , Omaha street. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS , ETO , Max Meyer & Era. Oo. A , Hospo , Jr. , M'f'K ' Jewelers , ilcalars In I'lanos , Organs , Artists' musical Instruments , etc. , Materials , EM. , Farnam and IGth. 1511 Douilaa gtraet. OILS. Oonsoli dated Tank Line Oo. Ileflncd and lubrlntlni ciK axle Rrcnso , eto. A. 11. HlDhop , Manager. OYSTERS. A. Booth Packing Oo. , Platt 4 ; Oo , , " brand , " fres Or'tcrs , nsh and canned "Tiger . lers , Koods. Omaha branch , 1203 IX3rxTonworth. 8I5itnd817 llowiu PAVER , "PLATING. Carpenter Paper Oo. , Western Plating Wkl Carry n full stock of Gold , silver and nloktl printing , wrapping and lilnUng on nil motalf. tuhlewaro , eUvriplaUjil writing paper , card pa Pollihlnttbrim & ohatt' per , etc. dcllernork. PRODtJOB , COMMISSION. Bibbol & Smith , Schroeder & Oo. , Dealorn In country prod Cash burers butter oni l uce , fruits , TOEcUblos , i. un 1 ggneral oem > et3. mission merchants , 1207 Howard street. 4 > South llth itroet. 0. Rosso & Oo. , E. B. Branch 4 Oo , , Foreign , California and Produce , frulU of all tropical frulU , kinds , oysters , 1213 Howard street. till Howard street. Porter Bros. Oa. , Eobart Purvis , California , Florida and 1217 Howard street. tropical fruits. \Vrllo for prloes on bufc. 801-811 Junes ntroot. tor , ezus , poultry and 0. W. Huttj , Manager. ganio. Kirschbraun & Sons , Olark nutter eggs and poultry. Butler , cheese , cut , poultry and game , 1209 Howard street COl ) South 13th street. Bates & Oo. , Williams & Gross , Country produce , frultj , Produce and fruits , Tccotablos , K r o c e r s ' speclsltlo.i. teai , spUoi , etc. < 1719S. . llthHU Kll Hnrnor street RUBBER GOODS. ETO. Omaha Bubbor Oo. , Manufacturing nnd Job bers nil klnlirubber tfoods. IQOj Kuril ni treat. BAPBS. I SEEDS. A , L , Deano Sc Oo. , Emor on Seed Oo. , iQcncra ! agent * for llall's Sooil Krawon , doilerj In Safe ) . gitrdaii. urais , grain aai 821 and 8U South 10th St. , trOUBCOlll , Otnnlia. tll-ftl Boath 15th. SASH , DOORS , BLINDS , ETO. M. A. Dishrow & Oo. , Bohn Saih & Door Oo , Manufacturers of sash , Manufacturers of maui4- doom , blind * and lng < , bllmli , doors , MouldlngK , Urruiohof- oto. flco , 12th nnd Isard sts. 10th and Clirk strooti. SYRUPS. | 6TOVES. Farrell 4 ; Oompiny , Duliy-Trowbridga Wbolosalo manfactiirori StDva Minufao'g Oo. , syrups , nioluues and vlnoKtrs , Mniufa'tur'g storeiaal ntara pip I. 217-319 South 8th stroot. . . 1.IH-12I5 I.earunworth st. TEA , OOFPEH , SPIOB3 , OIQARS. Ooasolidatcd Ooffea Company , KUnn.llllfl Humor st. Omaha. Nob. STHA.M AND WATER SUPPLIES U. S. Wind Engine & A , L , Strang & Sons , Pumo Oo. , Hallldsy wind mllli , OIS 10U2-100I Karnam streak , nnd at ) Jonui st. G. IT. Koss , avtliu manager. Omaha , Nob. Orauo Company , Hose belting , pnckl.iz , steam rmiinn , plumbing Kouds. 922-21 Fnrnam stroot. TOYS. I TYPE. H. Hardy & Oo , , The Omaha Typa Toys , dolls , nlbumsfanoy Foundry. goods , liousufurnlslilntf Printer1 Supplies. ' Now and socond-hansl gouds , clillilrou's car- machinery , rtaKcs. 1319 furnamst. 1113 Howard street. SOUTH OMAHA. UNION STOCK YARDS CO. , . . LIMITED. LIVE BCCJOK COMMISSION.