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THE ( XMAIIA DAILY UEKt FKIDAY , MAllCI ! 4 , 1808.
SINGULAR HEBREW BURIAL Rftcnt Revival of an Ancient Funeral Rite in a Jewish Settlement. WEIRD SC-NE BESIDE THE BIER The Prnnllr fif Pin erf > lie MUM oil bj C'onlrlliiilliiiix of I lie l-'iilllifnl _ A Criiiioii ) > rT Itofiirr Ita- cli-il In 'I lil Couutr ) . A ulngtjlar ceremony was performed re cently la llrownevllle , L > . I. , the meat ex clusively Hebrew uettlernent In the world It concerned the burial of a nun who diet In fliich poor clrcunifctanci s that hU famllj T.ero too poor to bur } htm In any one of th ( concpcratfl Jewish cemeteries termed fields ucli us tin field of Hlon , the Field of Sa lem , the Field of Mnrphelah. The name of the deceased man was Natliat Ilubetins , mill h' renmlna were laid out Ir a room at No iSO Helmont avenue , coverei with a white ohect. He had belonged , as docs every Jew In Ilronin-lllc orthodox 01 heterodox to a burial society , but not hav Ing been able to pa > h't ' > monthly due * hi was not In good standing. Ills family were therefore not entitled to the usual buria Ices and , as a. Jew has on Intmsc horrai of being Interred In any but consecrate ! ground , his widow rent the air with hti lamentation ! . "Oh , " flhe cried , n che threw ashes 01 her bead , "aliall the dcncondant of Abra ham , of lisaae. stul of Jacob lie In a gravi dcllled li > the dog titd the gentile ? \Voe 1 me uid Hhamc on tlie hotnc of my fathers ! ' Tnim slit1 continued until nightfall , vvtici committee of thu Slnal lodge , nccompanlu by a ra-jbl , entered the room , and la'iglni ' themsc M-J round the body , ordered tin widow to depart. The rabbi then read fron a scroll thr rules governing such a CAM : * the cluju of Itsrael'ti glory , after which hi aid : "Drethrcu , thlfl mam must be Interred " "llt must be Interred , " echoed the co.u fflltUc. "He shall bo Interred In consecratti ground. " "In consecrated ground , " repeated thi committee. "Who here present will eland fcponsor fo thu deceaseJ ? " "I shall stand spo ser , " answered Jacol Ilvmrm. "Wart the deccnsed of the faithful ? " dc tnanded the rabbi. "The ihcca-sed , Lovl IlubcMii , was ai Orthodox Jew of the tribe of Uenjamln. " "Did he. obey the Jiiws as delivered t Most a on the mount ? " " i\a \ obc > eil them as A ell aa an errlni mortal could " "U'hy did he not sa\o money for hi fcurlal ? " "He hail'been ' 111 and unfortunate" "Do jou as his sponsor promise that h will repay with tils prayers thvsc who bur lilm In consecrated ground. ' " "I pron.lse. " "Do jou ionil-e tdat his heirs will repa the money when they are In a position t do so to the nearest Hebrew synagogue/ / " This promise w.is also given and then th rabbi sitid "He shall be burled. I appeal to th charlt > of the children of Israel. " The committee departed , and next dn i hoarse1 , hearing the rermilns of N-itha lUibums. enveloped In a black shroud , vva moved slowly through tha streets of Drowns vllle , A man in front leading the horse , an the sponsor In rear carrying a padlocke tin hex with a slot In It. "Ghl'dren of Israel , " the sponsor woul ciy In front of every house , "hero lies th body of Nathan Ilubeuns. an Orthodox Jew who died In poverty. Who will subscribe t fund for tils burial ? Olah ! Olah ! " Pennies , nickels and , dimes were throw Into the box , until It became so heavy the thu sponsor , hoarse with his exhortation : v.as obliged to change It frequently froi one hand to the other. In. this manner th pathetic procession moved from house t house and fiom street to street until thorough canvas had been made. When th ( box was opened In presence of the commute It was founJ to contain $31.21 , the large : < oln In thi1 collection bring a quarter. Nathan 'Hubeuiis was burled In consecrate ground next day. His remains we're fol lowed to field Slnal by a modest but re epectablo cortege. It Is said tlit this vva the first ceremony of the Kind ever vvlt ncssed In this country. TIM : puocr.s.s. How Public- iii Often < ; ! > < Informi ! Hun I'tiiiiiciiiioiiiiib. In 1S72 , It will be recalled , Greeley ha been nominated for the presidency , and th nevv Item wus w bethel the democrats woul name a candidate , or , without IndoKcmen' ' Id pirtlraiM vote for Uncle Horace or IK at nil. An old reporter spins this reminl . co.it it hi the New York World "The lat August Helmont was then chairman of t'l natloiul dtmocratlc committee Rvcry hi nun effort had been made by the newspaper to git Mr. Itelmont to express ati opinion o < the subject. Of course , the call for thp n. tle ial ilcmocutlo convention had to be mad t > y the national democratic commltts through HM chahmnn Not a member coul bo Induced to sa > a word on the eubject. S the Idea bcgru to grow that there would b no call ( of the convention. Consequent ! there- would beio regular democratic noml nee In the field "I made up my nmd , " went on the pollt cal reporter of 1S72 , "to .u-ttle that qurstlo or dliIn the attempt August llelmont vva Irascible , terribly so , when a nnwspaperma attempted to 'drac him out' en the fc > ubje < hit was determined to be silent about. 'Vo Keen tool , " said tlie reporter to hlnu > ell 'tho other side may. In anger , do the rest , ' "Well that Interview between llelmont an me , " said the- reporter of 1ST2 , "was shor Ho was a bit lame and the madder ho K < at thu qlicstloiih put to him the harder h vounlid h'ri Wall street olllcp counter n the quicker ho limped toward the pa&iagi wav which , foitunatel ) for me. was at th ro inter i-ml farthest fiom the- street dooi where I stood. If Helmont had ever reache that pafsagewaj 1 knew I would have hate to make a bee-line for Wall btrcet or - " \\ell cool calm , oo'lected. " ccritlnue the nvortpr , "I qulctl > remarked , as I pi mv hand on the dooi knob "Tnto , Mr lie luo-'t. Judging liom all > ou have , ald. jewish wish It to bn illstlni tly unceretood that \o will not Issue a call for a coiventlor. " Th dear , goo I man. God forgive me , hadn touched the subject. Hut ho fell Into th trap Pull of rage like a lion , with a Jum Inward the pas.-uge\va > . he exclaimed ' ! ) heaven , jou wretch , I shall call a convsn "That settled It. I wa * a block avvaj bi fore Mr llclmmt got any w horn near tli tlocvwav , and m > paper had a flue storv tl : next dav about tl.u 'Coming Convention i the Dcmovals. ' Itelnum often laughed abDi thu matter afterward. " a\o\v ft HU run r\KUMOM % . Ili-r < ilt > I'rciilnifiilVorK \\VI1 In Hi CIIMC iif a llnrlforit I'nlli-iit. Arthur UouUton of . ' ! Wi-thcrncld avem has re'covcied fiom a severe attack of ( met nionla , after in Illnraa of two weeks , iclati the Hartford Times , Tor icveral da > s h Jiff was despaired of. About t o weeks ago he was taken wll a pronounced attack of pneumonia , and c the Bccond day of thu dleraRe hlb temper ti.ro reac'ied 106 degrees , with rapid pule difficult rivplratlou and accompanied by a tlve dellrum. These conditions continued fi icvn Oaju. wjtlt 119 Intervals of repose Un or night , the dellrum brooming o vlolei that t was ulth dlf.lculty the patient cou bo Kept In bod. Ills temperature remaUu nbovo 106 dfgrfci. with pu'ey 1EO , and no 'withstanding ' that his ph ) lclin. Dr. [ louche ( mploed all remedli * advocated for th dUcutso , InclqJIng cold bathing. Indlcatlcua o ( approaching death becomli apparent und convinced of the futlllt ) drugs , the faiull ) consented to the follow V heroic treatment : The patient vvaa divested of all clotuln and enveloped In a sheet , wa placed upou rubber protective and bis entire bed ) , fai xccptcd , IVM covered with mow. upon whli cold water wai poured , the application bclr al o t aa hour , when Ibe t n ocrature had dropped to 103 de rcto , and the pulse to 11 $ , 4wlth almost absolute re lief , t . The Improvement lasted about el.x hours , when the fever'and dellrum relumed. The snow packs were returned and applied ever ) four hour * , day and night , whenever the tem perature reached 105 degrees , and were con tinued four dajre , when the crla'a ' was reached end the patient made a rapid and uninter rupted recovery. ' The5 cold applications were agreeable to the patient , and the good achieved was probably due to a reflex actlcn upon the nerve dotitem and not entirely the xesult of thp direct abstractlui of heat. IIOMS : OF covi iv : A Merlon of rnnillj .Inrx mill ( In- Final Si-tMi- T . "Hovv'd they come ti get married In the first place ? Mercenary motives ? " "Well , J don't n'pcsc > ou'd hardly say anyone oneon 'em married for money exactly , I allus sized It up about this way : Hhe mar ried him for a inarbletop table , and he mar ried her for a bass viol that belonged to her first huslxind. " "Was ho a bachelor ? " "O , law , > es ! And his own housekeeper for years before he married her. Thej lived opposite one another , and she used to go over once In a while and slick up for him. "That's how she cone to fill In love with the table. It wa a great ark of a thing , and heavy as lead , but she thought It wan ibcautlflll " "What did ho want of the bass viol ? " "Thw land knows ! He leed to hear her first husband play on It , Jnd well , 1 s'poso hi got kind of lonesome and wanted some thing for company. That's ' all I can think on to account for It. You couldn't say ho ever got any music out of It. "Well , they got married , unil after that. SfORIES OF STATELY SllirORS The Way Our Fns'denta Courted and Won Their WIv.s , THE PRETTY YOUNG WIDOW CUSTIS Mnrtlin .li-rri-i-Noii'H llnrimlclinril nnil n Ccrtnln Vlnlln fnvkituii'H Sturm- lirnt-riil T > li-r' Mnrrleil l.lfv. We know llttln about courtships of the presidents , but that little Is full of Inter est. George Washington wan a colonel when he first met Mrs. Custls , relates the San Kranclsco Argonaut. Ho was on his way to Wllllamsburg to see the governor , when he was met by a Mr. Chamberlayne , who owned n plantation along the way , and was asked to stop and dlnu with htm. Washington re plied that his Uis'.neis was urgent , and he was onlj persuaded when Chamberlajne told htm that he had a joung widow visiting him who vtas rich and fair to look upon. He finally accepted , saying that It could be only for dinner , and that , the meal over , he must hasten on to Wlillamshurg by moonlight , He then threw the reins of his horse to Illshop , his body servant , and told him to wait for his return. Dlm.er being over , the Vliglnla colonel wax to pleased with hid company that he was In no hurry to go. Ho FINALLY , OND NIGHT , HE'D PLAYED UNUSUALLY LONG. every night , jou'd hear the old bats viol untln' and groanln' away enough to give ju the nightmare. "That's where the trouble began. She de clared that he pla > cd the old thing BO latn night i that she was broke o ! her rest. And most of the neighbor * , could feel for her there. But he told her she'd no need to listen If she didn't like the sound. "In seen cases there's mosl alvvajs an other sldo to the. Quarrel , und there was to this. It VVSR the table ! "What do jou s'pose that woman had done ? She alvvajs was a odd as the hill. ? . Shu took a notion to use tint maible-top table for a dlnln' table. 'My table cloths Is moH wore out , ' nlic savs to me'so I use this table , and It sivs lots of work ; I think It's real pretty , too ' "Hut ho didn't like that cold maiWe to eat off of , and 5011 can't blame him foi tint Ho said the dlshet. clattered en It , and It wan K ) cold It made him catch cold , She told him ho needn't put his clSows on thn table. It hedidn't like the feeling , and It wasn't genteel anyway. And that's the way thcv had -It , back and forth. "finally , one night , he'd played unusuallv long , and I s'pose the poor woman had got all out of patlcnee. She packed up hei things and carried 'em over to her house. She had to make three or four trips , and the laht one she lugged that big barn viol home- . "They lived sep'rate that way for most a month , and then they tried llvln' together. Ilut they couldn't stand H no way. So they scp'ratcd again , only thla time ho kept the Instrument of torter , and she toik the -table. "Well , this worked pretty well. She ate off of the marble-top table , and he plajrd all he- wanted to. They lived so for most six months. "They'd quarreled together so much that , I s'pose , they thought conslder'ble of one another. Anyway , they tried llvln' together again , and made It work'all right finally , "Hovv'd they manage ? "Well , thej eat off of the table , but they have a felt coverln' hnd a table-cloth over It. And he only plajs on tlio bass viol vvhllp she's away , or In the morning when she'a doln' her work " " "And on her birthday he give * her a nlco new tablecloth , and they eat off of thr bare tablo. ' "And on his birthday she plvtfi him a new set of fctiliiRs , and lets him play till midnight if ho wants 'to. "In that way thej get on together ns slick an a mitten. " I'ollj' * Voice ' arrU ( lie liililx > r Ittny The residence of .Mr. Harry H I'jne , at 2J07 West AtniliFon stu-pt , relates the Louis ville Post , was entered > estcrdny afternoon by a peddler , who , llmlini ; Mrs. I'jno alone , att.ulcod her , and would prohibly have In Jin eil her seilousilj had he not mistaken the crle-s of u pm at In nn adjoining loom for tho-Hi of : i man coming to the itscue , He obtained only iibout } 1 Ml In money , al though .Mrs. 1'yne's diamonds wore almost In his gr.i p when he was frlghte-iml away At about 5 o'cloek jcstenl.iy ufti-rnoon n pi'ddlu stopped In front of the house and vv Hiked In with Ills li.uuls full of vegetables As ho entered Mrs. I'jne hud just locked up a set of valuable diamonds worth about JMIO. The man caw the Jewels disappear , and , glancliii ; mound the house to sco If any one was In sl ht , tlcmimUd the Ke-vs of hei ciiblnvt. On her i 'fu al hu ndvunced upon her , anil she smitohi-il up thu poker und HtriuK him. Ho dodged In under flu poker ii ml Htruck her scjuare'lv In the fnco with his fist , knocking her down. At this ma im tit. when he wan about to u. tench the kejs to the cabinet from her hiind th pir- rot In thu next room began to cill out , "I urn coming ! " The burglar beenme panic strkkeu and ran from the house evidently mistaking the parrot for u man. There was no one In the hoube at the tlmo except Mrs. I'yne. Cnttlr llUllrpil for SniiiKKlliiBr Opium. "Some of the shlewdest tricks ever pla > cd arc by the smugglers of opium , ' said H. A. Funnlrjj of Seattlu to a GIo c-Dr-mocrut reporter. "A very unique Hinu gllug pelicnu. w.is uiiParthed n fewjcirs ago by United . sutcs secret service olllcer.i Ui North Da- Kota. It was noticed that nn unusually largu number of cattle were being driven across fie line to the North Dakota mar kets , and the horrpt servlee men planiud an Investigation. Tor sonic time their work wan in vain , and they bud about given up hopu of ULsciwiIng any unluuful opcnt- lions when an iicddent rove.iliil the fact that the nostrll.s of thu catlli > vvi-io stufti'il v\lth opium wrapped carefully In tinfoil. In this way cuoh steer was worth twice IIH normal value. Hundreds upon hundreds of anlm.iU had been ilrlvui across thu border with their nostrils landed with opium , and It was estimated that the smiiKglerH had cleaned up a profit of $25.K < 0 bi fore the dis covery was madeIlut the FitiUKilcra were sly and they tucapcU and were never cap- lurtd- " forgot all about poor IJIshop and his horsi and accepted an Invitation to remain ovc night. It was. It may be said , a case c love at first sight. Washington went on t Wllllamsburg the ne-xt day , and on his r < turn ho called at the house of Mrs. Custl and asked her hand In marriage. She ac copied and they were married In great st > I at hef- homo on the Pamunkey river on th 6th of January , 1759. A honemoon of sev erul monthb was spent here , and then th csuple took a wedding tour to Mount Vet non. non.Mrs Mrs Custls wag 26 vears old at the tlmi and Washington was th co months he senior. Her maiden name was Marth Dandrldge. She had been married s 17 to Colonel Daniel P. Custls , the eo of John Custls of Arlington , who was one c the grandees of early Virginia. John Custl has objected to thla marriage and had tel Daniel that ho would cut him off with shilling If he persisted In carrving it ou lie had arranged , he said , a marriage fc him with the daughter of Colonel Ujrd c Wewtover and thu contract had been mad when the two children were babies In thel cradles. Colonel Ujrd was one of the we-altl lest and most Influential men In the stati and John Custls wanted to see the two fet tuneb united by marriage. Colonel Danli Parke. Custls persisted in his preference fc Maltha Daudrldge , and bin father finally con sented to the mateh. It was a happen while It lasted , and Martha Cuutls had foil children , tv o of whom were living at th tlmo she mairlcd Washington. By th death of her first husband she was lei wealthy , and she biought so J.er new lau band about $100,000 In moiiej and a larg amount of real estate. DKLLD. OF HER TIMES. Martha Custla was a belle at 1' and at 26 she was a blooming wldov She was under middle size und had dar brawn ejcs and hair. Washington is said ( bane been a homely joung man and a ver flue looking old one. Martha Waahlngto wnt , u verj prcttj girl , but not a very gooi' ' looking old woman. As she matured * 1 grew stout , and , though her pictures repri sent her a * a beauty , the current history c the times sajs she was o plainly dressei robunt old vvonun , who looked older than hi husband. She wai not noted for her socl- or her Intellectual qualities. She could m spell , and probably did not -read a book froi one end of the year to the other. She vva ( a sort of goodv-goo Ij woman , who almo.t a vvajs had knitting needles In her hands , an I who thought she did u gien thing when sli I sived the ravellngs of a lot of old black sll i clockings and worn-out chair covers an [ wove tliPin Into a dnss for he-rself. Sh I was very piond of her husband , and the show the little room In the second stor > c th home at Mount Vernon In which sh I secluded herself after h's death , seeing n i 01 e for months , nnd allowing only a eat t enter the room through a hole which we cut under thu door. jniTERSON'S WOOING. Thomas Jefferson had rivals In his eour ehlp with Martin Shelton , but he wooed he long , and married her one cold Januai nlghi while the enow was on the groum I Onu night during hU courtship two of hi 1 rivals happened to meet on Mrs. Shelton | door stone They stopped a moment o I they heard the muml of music , and vvhe i they found the > oung widow's voice , ai | companled by her harpslcord , jolne.l wit that of Jefferson and hl violin , In a lov i-ong , they concluded not to enter und gav up all hope. Immediate ! ) after thp mat rlage , Jefferson and his bride started 01 by carriage for Montlcello , which lay or hundred mile * away through the forest ! They ai rived late at night and found tli fires all out , no wood at hand , and not uemant In the mansion A half bottle ( wine made up their wedding supper , an they sang and laughed until morning. Je fcrron at this time had an Income of aboi 15.000 a > car , and his wife Irrougl him In a considerable ( ' .state. Tli lleenso bond to their marriage , to Ui amount of two hundred and fifty pound. was written by Jefferson himself , and now ) hongs among the curiosities In the Stal Library ( X Virginia , In the capltol at Kiel mond. > A STORMY COURTSHIP. Andrew Jackson's courtship was a ctorm one. Mrs. Jackson's maiden name us Rachel Donelsai. She was married ver > oung to Captain Lew In Robards. a mt of good family , hut of bad habits and very Jealous disposition. Ilohanlw uu.'petti1 ever nun who came In eontact with h ! wife ar.1 he at on > time * wrote home to h ! inother-ln-lsw requesting her to take he daughter home , as he didn't Intend to llv with her anj longer. Mri. Robardn' mottu wab at thU time a wldotv , keeping a bean ) Ing home In Naehvllle , and- Andrew Jacl : on wai one of her boarders. Some yea : later the quarrel was made up. .And Caj Ulu Robarfe cam * to live with hi * w Mrs. Doneiscn'n , He at once became Jeal oua of Jaekfton , quarrclpd with him , ani the result was that Jackson left the family Shortly after thli Captain Robarda agalr left his wife , and whm Mm HobarJs an- nomceil her Intention of going to Natche ! to vlelt some of her frlcndi In order t ( keep out of her husband's way , Jacks : * went Mth her. At Natchez he heard thai a divorce had been gran'ed to Mrs. Robard' ' by the Virginia legislature , and he mar rled her. He brought her back to Tennes sec am ) then found that the Virginia legln lature had not granted the divorce , bu had left It to the court to da eo. In tin mecotlma Robards had gotten a divorce Ir Kentucky , and Jackton , In order to maki his marriage absolutely safe , bought a nev llccntc and had tithe ceremony performct over again During Jackson'si presidential campalp this question of his marriage made grea fcamlal , and Jacknon was probably thlnktii ) of this who ) he put the testimonial of hi. wife's great worth Inr the epitaph which hi wrote for her tombstone. Mrs. Jackson wa Ml an educated woman. Her speech wai ungrammatlcal and full of fruitier Idioms She Btiiokctl a pipe , and what reading thi did was confined to the bible. She was 2 : 3ears old- when Jacknon married her , and In was about one > ear older. Van Duren's wlfo died seventeen jcar , before he became president. ncr name vvn Manna Hod , anj .sha was dlsUntl ) rclatci to him. He w as-engaged to her for a loni time , but was not married until he couli support her comfortablv. They were of th same age , and their married life of twclv jeara was a happy , one. President Harrison was a captrln In th United Stotei army. Just 22 years old. who he was mae-rle'd to Amia Svtnmw , a bilgh Clilo girl of 20. Miss Symmes was th daughter of Judge S ) mines , one of the ns relate Judges of the mipreme court of th Northwest Territory. She was visiting he elster at Lexington , Ky. , when she me Ciptaln Harrison. They were married o North Bend. 0. Harrison then resigned hi commission In the army and was elected th first delegate to congress from the Noith wefit Territory. Mrs Harrlsin waa not vvel when Harrison came o Washltigton and sh never lived In the tttilte House. TYLBR ON MARRIED LITE. Oenctvil Tjler , the ton of President Tylcc i aj that his father was married twice , an he was the first president who wan cnarrle while In the White House , Cleveland belli the second Shortly before President Tjle died he said to his can. "My KonI * have In many respects been i fortunate man , but In respect to no one par tlcuhr have I greater cause to congratulat myself than In that since I reached man' estate I have pawed only two jears out o Itie man lage relation , for It has protccte and prc eivcd my moral life. " General Tjler describes his mother , th prcsli'ent' ' Hist wife , as a. dark-haired , fall fklnned lailv. with a peison which wa perfect model of beauty. She was of medlur fil/c and looked much like Kmprcsa Joseph'nc f vo that her fckln was fairer. Tyler met he at a ball given by one of the wealthy Doug lapses of Virginia and fell In love at onct He wns then about 1'J jears old and it wa perhips a jecc before he became engaged t her. her."This courtfihlp , " sajh Oeneral Tjlcr , "vva nnuti moic formal than that of today. H was sold'm alone with her before her mar rlage , and he has told me tl'at ho neve mustered up courage enough to kiss hi ( sweetheart's hand until three weeks befci theli wedding , though he was engaged to he foi nearlv five sears. He asked her parents consent before proposing to her , and when h visited tier at the home of Colonel CluMtlar hoi father , on his large plantation , he wu entertained In the parlors , where the vvhol familv were assembled together As WOT th custom then among the better class c Virginian families , the lover .never though of going out riding In the same carriage wit his alllnnced , but lode along on horseback a the sldo of the carriage , wfalch alwajs con tallied one or more ladles in addition t his sweetheart to add decorum to the occa filon. " President Tjler and his first wll were of nearly the same age. he being enl eight months her uwilor. Their wedding too place on his 23d birthday , and their marrle lite of twenty-nine ycais was a most hupp one. MRS. TYLER NUMBER TWO. President Tjlcr's pocond marriage too place two vears after -the death of his fir ? wifeTjler was C4. tne bride was a gli hardly out of her teens. Her name vva Miss Julia Gardiner , and she was th daughter of a wealthy gentleman of Ne\ Yoik. General Tyler savs that In the eec end winter after his mother's death Mi Gardiner and hh two daughters came t Washington en their return to Europe They \lilted the White House ono Thnrs day evening , and ho , as private secretarj took their cards.l they being unknown t him , and Introduced them to the famil ) A short time after they called upon his sK ; tcr , who was then presiding at the Whit House , and she rctuined their eall , dlecov erlng that the glrla were very beautiful an accomplished , and also of excellent famllj They repeated their visit to the Whit House during the > season , returning to Nei York at Its , close. At ; he opening of th following icason thev were back In Wasli Ington , and renewed their attentions to th ptcaldcnt and his family. After a tlm President Tyler began to look with eye of love at one of the 'Misses ' Gardiner , an finally proposed a marriage- with her to he father and mother. His propwal was vvel reeelved , and , the joung woman belli willing , the marriage was determined upoi It took place In New York. General Tyle thinks It would have been au Indcllcat thing to have had It celebrated at th Whlto House. President T > ler lived seven teen years vvlh : his second wife , and had number of children by her. Mrs. Pretldent Polk was a belle of Ten nesaee , and there Is a tradition In Tonnes reo that Polk was advised by General Jack son to marry her. Andrew Jackson , a grea friend of young Polk , thought his atten lions among the women were entirely to pioriiuCiiouB. He urged him to select on of tno number of sweethearts , so the stor goes , telling him at the same time tha among them all ho could not find atwoote woman or a better wife than Salllo Child ress. 1'olk took Jacl sen's advice- , and wa accepted. President Pierce met his wife while h wao studying law. Her malden name wa Jane Means Appleton. She was the daugh 'ter of a president of How doln college , an was married at the age of 23 , when. Plerc was a member of the lower house of con gress She was not well enough while 1 the White House to make much of a bocla figure' . She died In 1863 , lix jears befor her huhband nilmore was twice married , and his firs vvlfn was by far the superior. Hpr nam was Abigail Powers , the joungest child o a Ilaptlst clcrgjman of New York. Sh waj tall , fine looking and well formed , vvlt a fair complexloi and beautiful ejes. He picture as lady of the Whlto House rep resen.B her with luxuriant curls liangln down the bides of her face and a white lac cap upon her head. She was two year older than Flllmore. ins iiPi'KMiicrriv ciritn. Tin * \\ii ) < > ' > Hex-tor ! : iiriii-il Kniii unit n I'lit ! ' < . * "Appendicitis ? " said the doctor , who hai lately moved here from the west , relates tb New York Sun "Why , I left behind me , reputation an an appendicitis expert tha would bo worth } 20,000 a jear In New York. ' "What's jour percentage of cures ? " askei the recently graduated M. D. "Just an even 100 per ecnt. " "What are jou giving me ? There Isn't , surgeon In the eouutry who's never lost ccee.Vhj % even " "Yes : but I don't use the knife , " said th other doctor. Interrupting. "Medical treatment , eh ? Well , I don't hoi much with that. It only alleviates. Doesn' cure. What's jour method , oil ? " "No. Just water. " "Hydropathic treatment for appendicitis You must be craij. " "Who said auj thing about hjdropathl treatment ? You.hoHplta ! joungtters alvvaj want to build up a four-story name fo evcrj thing , BO as to charge more In the bill t reckon. I'm telllnic you that I've saved 10 per cent of my appendlcltlt , ecoes by th use of water ; and now. If > ou'll give me chance , I'll tell IQU how I did It , but wouldn't advise you to follow mj method , don't follow It myself. " Tire ahead. " skid the young doctor. "To begin with the truth , my 100 pc cent conilsted In one patient. Appendlcltl hain't got fashionable out our way yet. Ke\ \ people know about It , and , in my opinion JOBBERS RND OF > OMAHA. AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. I ininger & L Melcalf Co. WlKM.KSAl.K IlKAt.KIIS IN Agricultural Implements Hugglcs niul Cnrmgcs. Cur.filli and t'uclflo JHs , Orendorff Parlin & Martin Co Jobbers of Farm Machinery. Wtconi and Bugglt * Cor. ( th nd Jontt. ART GOOD Hospe Picture Moldings. Mirror * Frame * , Backing and Artliu/ Materials. 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CREAMERY SUPPLIES J he Sharpies Company Creamery Machinery anil Supplies. Hollers. . IVed " , Knglnes. Cooker" ) Wood Pul leys , Shnftliitf , neltln ; : , IJutur Pack- , . , " 3es of all lilnda. OA- . 807-909 Jonea St. - - - - - - It's one of those disrates jou don't gc until jou get thinking about them. " The joung doctor looked wlae "Involun tary muscular action due to cere " "That'll do , " Interrupted the older man "I'll furnish all the necessary foot notes mjsolf. This patient o mine was a chap named Dunby. a big robust follow , a great eater , and too lazy to take exercise. Con sequently , his stomach vvas alvvajs troubling him Well , ont > day ho got hold of a seml- mcdlcal paper containing a long and gruesome - some article on appendicitis. That was the first Intimation be bad that he was the proud possetoor of a vermiform appendix , As soon us he discovered It , It began to bother him. He kept poking anil prodding at himself to see it ho had any pains there , and naturally ho made himself sore.\0ne \ day be came down to my ofllce white aa a eheet. " 'I've got It , Doe. ' he ealJ ; 'I've got U. ' " dot what ? ' I asked. " 'Appendicitis I can feel it swelling up. U must be a lemon need , though I've been careful not to swallow anything of that eort. ' " 'You've got a stomach ache , and that's all , ' I said. " 'Stomach ache ! Ob , If you could feel it ? I'm o dead man ' " 'You're a blooming fool , ' I said , 'and you'll be a dead fool If jou scare yourself Into It. Lie down hero and let me look jou over. ' "The re-suit of my examination vvaa euch aa to assure me that Dunby was suffering from a bad tit of Indlgentlon and t > care com bined. I tried to get him to look at It that ! j way , but he wouldn't have It. That Infernal medical article was firmly fixed In his ap- I pendlx vermlformls. and though I was satls- i' ' lied there was nothing eleo there , be was likely to die cf U. I got him borne and re- , j turned to my office to smoke a pipe over the i problem , promising to return that evening. > I When I got back there vvas little blue mark i on his abdomen. " 'Mortification , ' mooned Dunby. "As a matter of fact It a simply a light bruise caused by hU continual prod ding at himself ; but I had formed my plan and proceeded to act upon It. i " 'You were right. Dunby. ' I said. "It is r appendicitis. Ttat mark ehovvc it. ' " 'Ob , my aoU.1" he cried. 'Bend lor my DRY GOODS. H. E. Smith & Co , ( porter * and Jobbara ol Dry Goofst Furnishing' Goods AND NOTIONS. DRUGS. Diehard son Drug Co. Jackson St. I. 0. IUCHARDSON. Preat. a V. WELL.ER. V. Prut. The Mercer Ghemica ! Gp. 31'frt tftoitilant PharmttenlltiH I'rofara- tlenl * / ' H t * ormutua i'rrptirtnl to Urdtr Srnttfnr Catalogue. 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Wfr * H.tttNB'i'i , HADIir.tS A.\n COl.LJHB Jobbers of leather , AmldrrIlaxlwitrt ; , Rte , Wo solicit your ordcru 131Q Howard bt HARDWARE. Dector & Wilhelmy Co Wholesale Hardware , Omaha. ee-Clark Andreesen Hardware Go Wholesale Hardware. Bicycle * and Sporting Goods. 1210-U1-28 liar- . ucy stieel. brother. I want to see my nearest relative before I die. ' " ' ' die ' fald 'You're 'You artn't going to , I , going to bo cured this very night , I low'a the pain ? ' " 'Gono. NumbncRS of approaching death , ' ho gurgled. "Keep your nerve up , ' I told him Then I wont to a carpenter and had him set In a Kcrt of reversed stocks over Dunby's bath tub , llko the kind they used to Kit malefac tors In , only thej wcro contrived so that the man Hhould be held upside do\vn , and they were pailded to prevent bis ankles from being hurt. When they w re finished I mudo Dunby drink vvater until hit ) eyes bulged out. " If jou drink a lot of water , ' I ex plained to him , "It will wash the foreign matter out of the appendix as soon aa that organ is reversed. Swallow every drop you can get down. ' " When Dunby had drunk till ho vvaa puffed like a pouter plgccii my assistant and I took him and bung him up by the feet over the bathtub. II was a very hard job , too , for he waa heavy. Three times wo filled him up , and three times we hung him up und made an Inserted , roaring cata ract out of him. It was a pretty tough treatment , but the moral effect vvas grand. As soon as beas able to talk bu us- nurcil me that hu was washed out clear to the tips of Ills toes. Certainly no man uvtr got a more thorough Internal tith Just to make sure I turned on him a fake X-ray , and told him the appendix was rlcar , " ' .Sou , " rah ! I , all you've got to do. Is to be careful. Take plenty of exercise , don't overeat and don't worry. We'll Irave the carpenter's work -there In cai-o jou have another attack. ' "If jou'll believe It , the flrjt thinDunby did as teen as ho was well enouKb to git around nan to get qn axe and knock the stocks contrlvanrc to lllndera , Hui.li U the uiigratcfiiliiti < s of man. Ilut ho rent me a check that I wax almott ashamed to take , and talked about my wonderful skill until I was afraid of lirlnE held up to the con tempt of tbo prolcrslon ht an advertiser , My reputation was mude. Ilut I don't expect to adopt tbit tH'atmuH b ie , ana I aouldn't LIQUORS. Walter Moise & Co LIQUORS. Proprietors of AUWUCAN PIQAIl AND QF.AS3 WAItU CO. : M-SK biiuth nth st. tier's Eagle Gin East India- Bitters GeM n Shrif Pure Hy * and Bourbon VVIllois Springs IMnlllltry , Iltr * Co. , Hill Hurney Etrtet Wholesale Liquor Mcrchants % 1001 Kiirnam StrroU Wholesale Liquors and Cigars * lllSFarnatu Street. John Boekhoff , WHOLESALE lf''t'ues , Liquors and Cigars. 41J-4U & Uth QtrMt LUMBER hlcago Lumber Oo. 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' TYPE FOUNDRIES G reat Western Type Foundry Superior Copper Mixed Typ * Is th * bit on lh nirrket. ELECTROTYPE FOUNDIIT. 1114 Howard Street. recommend you to try It In a case of the real thing " "No , I'm not likely to , " said the hospital doctor. "Of course , I need hardly toll > ou th.it the tate you il > e Is one of hjsteilcal Involuntary muscul " 'I don't think you need , " replied the other , divly "If I'd told my patient that , the undertaker , ami not I , would have hail bis money It don't uhsujs pay to call a spade a spade when It'n a double-banele < l Luiin-nameil spide. You might wrlto that In thu front of jour notebook. YM , jouro welcome. " Him MIC Sliippi-il K , Chicago Pent. "Sho Haw him m a po'nt of vnnt.iKo across the street trjlng to look Into IK r room. " "Iteully ? " "Yes , Indeed. There rould be no mlstakn about It. Hut Him stoppul It quick enough " "I fcuppose who notlfltd her lirothi-r nnd ho went out and thruHhe < l the moundril within an Inch of his life. " "Oh , dear , no. Her action wns u great deal more effective thun that " "Notlfiid thu polite , I HUpposi ? " "Oh , It WHS even more iltcctlvu thun that. iou see , fthe pulled dovvn Um curtain. " PiMiTlj Tlmur < i-il. Detroit Journal : "Surely,1' ' they ex claimed , us kindly us they might. "It H not line trmt povtry hiiH tmido a thief of you ! " The wretched person ceaml for tbo noiao to ivv < en , . , VN' ° ' ll0 "tilled , with sail , -vvorn titnlle. "Wbon 1 pim-lvul that I W IH Intomllirf poor I ( | iilt taklntf thlnga that did riot belong - long to me. " Some of Hum did not know whnt to think , vvhllo olhtiH were vnguely riiiim loim that our clvllUatlon vvaa perhaps being lm . \ > r > Culiirlf. W.iHhlnglon Slur : Tbo rmotlonnl lltttra- tcur bail just written a piece of wlileh ha wan very proud. The editor looked It ov > r und then s.ilil : "Do > 3ii enndldly think such ojiln'oni ought to RO into cold t > p ? " " 1 don't know much about the iir.ictlrit work of prlntliiK , " was the r'lply. "but I don't be-'le-vo It nukes nny difference. Kvi If tbo type Is cold , I tucM Unit article wlU tuko the chill o lU'r ,