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VoLK Jo.:S7. -Entered at Pittsburg Fostofflce,
'ovember II, JSS7, u second-class matter.
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Halloween has not much chance in the
days of natural gas, electricity and general
education. The supernatural is rather at a
discount even with the youngsters of this
generation. There is not so much looking
under the bed, and into dark cupboards, for
the man who is seldom or never there, and
ghosts are not so plentiful as they used to
be even in graveyards and empty houses.
And Halloween without the eerie associa
tions it once possessed is dropping into de
cay. Small boys contrive to make the night
horrible with horns. They carry off the
gates of the unwary, and in some places
make the night a wintry edition of the
Fourth of July with fire crackers. Bat the
romance of the evening lingers in but a few
Barns would not know our Halloween,
and the precious girls very likely would
take kindly enough to a revival of the old
superstitions of which the Scotch poet wrote
no vividly. For the truth is that if this
New "World has forgotten a good deal that
the Old taught it the difficulty of getting
husbands stands before the maidens of to
day as large and ugly as it ever did.
Halloween with its mirthful nostrums for
unmarried lasses might have a full welcome
if the latter could be persuaded that a sav
ing power lay in popping nuts upon the
grate, or in eating an apple before the look
ing class.
"We are so practical nowadays. To win
hearty effort from the youngest and lustiest
the matter in hand must have some definite
end in view. Tbe gentry in knickerbockers
and kilts and the ladies in short frocks
want to know the reason why tor everything.
Tbe brownies charm the babes in tbe pages
of SL Nicholas, bnt where is the American
infant who believes the fairies tread the
rings upon the grass, drink dew from flower
bells and feast on butterflies' wings and
rose leaves, with a toadstool for a banquet
table? That's why the quaint old fables of
Halloween have lost their hold upon us.
This is a seasonable time to give the streets
in the older wards of the city a general
cleaning up, and to push the work on those
which are being built in the suburban
quarters. Soon the frosts of winter will be
setting their seal on the urban landscape.
So far, the enormous operations in the build
ing Of houses, of street car tracks, of sewers,
and of gas lines have made it next to im
possible to keep the highways and the bye
ways clean or neat Bnt the imperative con
siderations of health and comfort call for all
possible expedition now on the part of con
tractors and of the highway department
That Baltimore man who lately volun
teered a severe criticism on Pittsburg for its
uncouth exterior, did not take into account
the fact that this'city has for several years
jjast been virtually in process of reconstruc
tion. Still there is a measure of cleanliness
and neatness possible even under those con
ditions; and with winter coming on the
authorities should reach out for it right
The persistent survival of class distinc
tions has just had a marked illustration in a
New Jersey manufacturing town. The
elite dancing class was recently organized
there; and the "elite" are discovered in the
progress of the story to consist of the clerks,
male and female, of the retail stores of the
town. In order to keep the select circle
sacred from the intrusion of the vulgar herd,
a rule was adopted that no factory girl
should be allowed to join. But the New
Jersey factory girl is a power In the land,
and having heard of the rule she proceeded
to make things lively for the elite. She ad
vertised a boycott for the stores in which
the aristocratic members of the dancing class
sold drygoods and notions, and the conse
quence is that some of the exclusive set
have lost their situations through the desire
of the store-keepers to keep the trade of the
factory girls.
The whole thing sounds rather ridiculous,
but is it any more so than the other class
distinction of which we hear so much?
Have not the shop girls as good a founda-
"T, tion for drawing the line between them-
- ' selvesand thefactory girls, as the people wbo
have grandfathers have for ruling out those
whose grand-paternal relations are obscure?
Why shall not the Clara Vere de Veres of
- the ribbon counter hold themselves aloof
""from the rotnrier factory girl, as strictly as
the lordly daughter of petroleum and bon-
""" anxas does from theordinary young woman
of the land? We protest that the shop
&& girls have as good a right to be exclusive
a as anyone else; reserving of course an
, equal right of the factory girl to raise a
w tow about it
Nevertheless we can hardly approve ot
the importation of the boycott into the
$ quarrel. Alio wrauuui wciory gins snouia
have contented themselves with turning up
their noses at their haughty rivals and start
ing a dancing club of their own which
should eclipse the exclusive shop girls' in
social brilliance.
We do not proiess to understand why
Minneapolis did not put in a claim for the
World's Fair of 1892. A splendid chance
to exalt herself has been lost to the modest
Tival of St. PauL Bnt George W. Cooley,
'formerly City Engineer of Minneapolis, has
come to the rescue of that place with a little
design for s structure which he proposes
shall be erected on the grounds of the
i World' Fair. When nlans are to be
on a mammoth scale .Minneapolis
),placo to go to. .Talk and architecture
1 1 !.-; ',
there are always talL Everything has to
be big bigger than anything St. Paul has,
of course, be it a beer saloon or a directory
in Minneapolis.
Consequently we are not surprised to hear
that Mr. George. "Washington Cooley has
designed a monument for the World's Fair
that double discounts the Eiffel tower and
threatens the 'supremacy of the pyramid of
Cheops. He wants a pyramid with a cas
tellated apex, sprinkled with heroic statnes
of Washington, Columbus, Mr. Harrison
and some other man whom his native mod
esty presents Mr. Cooley from mentioning,
bat whom we have no hesitancy in declaring
to be the illustrious ex-City Engineer him
self. The pyramid is to be built of granite,
but the model of it will be made of brass,
which is so cheap in Minneapolis. It will
be a chaste thing this creation of Mr.
Cooky's Minnesotan imagination, when it
is built The birds of the air will forsake
the neighborhood of the pyramid when it is
built In fact, the world is in danger of
flying off its axis, when the pyramid is
Yet the toy would be cheap only
one hundred and seventy-five millions of
dollars, that is alL They call the designer
Mr. Cooley. He deserves the name.
The law which forbids the levying of as
sessments for political purposes upon offi
cials in the Departments of the Federal
Government is not at all ambiguous. It
says plainly that such assessments are
illegal, and that those who levy them are
liable to certain penalties and pains. Civil
Service Commissioner Theodore Boosevelt
stated yesterday equally plainly that he and
his brethren on the commission intended to
enforce the law without fear or favor. With
Mr. Boosevelt's political career before us we
should have been surprised and disappointed
if he had been ambiguous or hesitating upon
this question. His duty is plain; we are
glad, but not astonished that he means to do
The agents of Mahone, 'the Old Dominion
Republican League, do not scruple to
openly assert their contempt for the law.
They say that they have made the assess
ments and intend to collect the money
to-day. Nobody can accuse them of evad
ing the issue, or shirking the responsibility.
On the other hand the Civil Service Com
mission have plainly indicated their inten
tion of bringing the Bepublican Leaguers of
Virginia to justice. It promises to be an ex
emplary case.
The Dispatch believes the provisions
of the law which covers this offending to
be for the best interests of the Bepublic in
the main. The outrage upon it in this in
stance is bold and unblushing. The men
who have planned and propose to perpetrate
it seem to invite a conflict in the courts.
The commission is willing to accommodate
them, and we shall look for the outcome
with great interest The law of the land is
in danger if a portion of it can be so
brazenly defied with impunity.
Onr fair and enterprising cotemporary,
Miss Nellie Bly, has been trying hard to
catch some New York doctors tripping.
Sbe consulted seven of them with a view to
curing the headaches from which she
suffered. The doctors ascribed the head
ache to different causes, and gave her pre
scriptions which resembled each other radi
cally. Of course Nelly Bly's object was to
show how doctois disagree. Her amusing
article, however, demonstrates a great deal
more emohaticallv the extravagant charac
ter of what the public expects from doctors. 1
As a general rule a man and still more a
woman tells as little as possible to the
doctor. The patient, from all sorts of
reasons, is averse to giving the doctor a full
and absolutely truthful account of his life,
his habits and indulgences. He may be
voluble enough as to symptoms, but he
usually refuses to throw light upon
the anterior data which would aid the
physician amazingly in his diagnosis. In
fact the public endows the doctor with
miraculous and supernatural powers and
Quarrels with him because his opera
tions are entirely within human limits.
There are doctors who encourage their pa
tients in attributing a sort of magic art to
their prescriptions. Such practitioners are
happily few in number.
The doctor onght to be the father con
fessor as well as the physician ot his flock.
Everyone who expects to reap real and
lasting benefit from his physician's minis
trations must trust him implicitly and
afford him every facility to know his, the
patient's, bodily life. Doctors would be far
more successful, and death would not dance
so often if this simple rule of perfect confi
dence between doctor and patient were ob
served. But after all to a very great extent in life
the advice given by an anonymous writer
three hundred years ago is a good Regimen
Use three physicians:
Still first Dr. Quiet,
Next Dr. Merryman,
And Dr. Diet
The suggestion is not altogether a new
one, but would it not be an excellent thing
to set up a school for the training of street
car conductors in good manners? Such a
school would save the public from number
less annoyances arising from the rudeness of
conductors, and the street car companies
from many of the complaints and civil suits
to which they are now subjected. Of course
the companies and not the public shonld es
tablish the school. Every applicant for the
position of conductor should be required to
attend the school for a certain time. The
course need not be a long one, for if a man
is fit to be a conductor he will acquire a suf
ficiency of good manners in a short time, and
if he requires great schooling in this direc
tion be is not likely to make a good conduc
tor. The curriculum of the school should be
planned rather with a view to informing
the conductor of what he should not than
what he should do in his official capacity.
It should teach him thatlvben he makes a
mistake in giving change to a passenger he
should not abuse the latter. It Bhoul
make clear to him that the passenger is the
patron of the vehicle, and not the slave of
the conductor. Treading on the feet or the
feelings of passengers should be deprecated,
while a cheerful disposition in the con
ductor to stop tbe car whenever the public
demands it should be encouraged. Again,
it would be well to indicate to the scholars
that courtesy to women, desirable as it is, is
not their whole duty so long as men con
tinue to travel on street cars. The man
who pays his fare deserves some considera
tion. If the conductors reply that the passen
gers also would be the better for lessons in
good manners, we are not inclined to gain
say them. Not enough attention is paid to
the cultivation of common courtesy any
where. Still, if conductors were, invariably
courteous, we are convinced that they would
meet with much better treatment from the
v " . . . .ft
public In fact, the good manners ot the
conductors would prove' contagious.
A. yebx enthusiastio gentleman of the
anarchistic persuasion named Fries: is un
der the delnsion that Pittsburg is a good
place to flaunt the red flag. Let him con
sult history and he will find that the Stars
and Stripes have always been good enough
for the State of Allegheny.
As The Dispatch stated yesterday
Prince Slurat declined to marry Miss Cald
well because Bhe wonld not let him have
control of her bank account She is to be
congratulated heartily on her escape.
The investigation of the accident to the
Limited Express on the Fort Wayne Bail
road so far has plainly shown that a well
known rule was disregarded. The Fort
Wayne has been so free from accidents
during the last year or two that carelessness
seems to have crept in.
Thekb. were plenty of horns blown last
night, and doubtless a good many "horns"
swallowed, but Halloween passed off at a
modest gait The gates that disappeared
traveled more rapidly.
The talented gentlemen who shared the
cell of Bnrke, the alleged murderer of
Cronin, at "Winnipeg, are furnishing lots of
reasons for their retention in the Canadian
jail, but very little evidence of coherency or
importance against the men on trial in
Fbctce Mueat has not only declined to
marry wise Miss Caldwell, but he will not
salute her on the street What immense
luck this American heiress is having!
The threats of many citizens to return to
coal, even bituminons coal, if the gas com
panies persist in levying unjust charges or
imposing unfair conditions, are worthy of
the corporations' attention. Customers are
as necessary to a fuel company as gas.
The Americua Club may not have car
ried Ohio for Foraker, but they at least
strewed his pathway with flowers, as it -were.
The "United States navy seems to have a
peculiar liking for mudbanks. Yesterday
the Galena spent a few hours in the mud at
the entrance of New York harbor. She was
not damaged, bnt her officers' reputation
will hardly escape so easily.
The trial of Lee will result disastrously
to certain saloonkeepers if the evidence of
some of the witnesses is to be relied upon.
When an American trust bears so op
pressively upon trade here that it drives
Americans to purchase goods in England,
as has happened in this city recently, it is
clear that that trust ought to be dissolved
in the public interest
The late ex-Governor Dewey, ot Wisconsin,
left, with bis will, a genealogical sketch, which
traced hisancestiy bade to 1610, when Thomas
Due, who subsequently settled in Massachu
setts, was a burgess of Dover, England.
The Emperor Wllhelm has ordered an inter
esting historical painting, just finished, to be
sent to the Berlin Academy. It is called "The
First and Last Review of Kaiser Frederick,"
and commemorates the last public ceremonial
in which the late Emperor took part
The real name of Mr. H. B. Conway, the
well-known English comedian, now perform
ing in tbe Lyceum Theater, New York, is
Henry Byron Coulson. He Is a grandnephew
of Lord Byron, and grandson of Byron's sister,
Angnsta Lelgb, whom Mrs, Beecher Stowe at-
"" ta HacmiUan't, some 15 years ago.
Lord DouaAN's worthy parent, .Earl Cow
ley, fearing lest his son might again fall into
the toils of some stage beauty like his late
fiancee, Phyllis Bronghton. has provided him
with a wife. Bhe is Lady Violet Neville,
daughter of Lord Abergavenny pretty,
piquant, and somewhat of a blue-stocking.
John O'Gbady, a member of the bar of the
Supreme Conn, of Pennsylvania, who died In
Philadelphia on tbe 27th inst, was born on the
13th of January, 1832, in the town of Lunen
burg. Nova Scotia. His father's name was
John Dean O'Qr&dy, son of Queen's Councilor
John O'Orady. of No. 3 Merlon Square, Dublin,
Ireland. Mr. O'Orady had two aunts peeresses.
One was Docas, Viscountess Massareene and
Ferrand; the other, Agnes, Lady Muskerry. '
Rosa Bonheuh is robustly and compactly
built, bnt sheis quite short. She carries her
head proudly, almost defiantly. Her cheeks
are still pink, and her face is fall of health, al
though her hair is gray. At home and in her
studio sbe continues to wear the masculine
dress; but when she visits Pans sbe dons female
attire; she never assumes petticoats without
deprecating the costume, and complaining of
their interfering with tbe freedom of the limbs','
and thereby Impeding tbe power of locomotion.
Miss Amelie Rives had a host of admirers
when she lived in maiden meditation at the
home of her ancestors. Castle Hill, Virginia.
She was a petted and spoilt beauty,and treated
her lovers with indifference and sometimes
with absolute rudeness. Once, when a dozen
gentlemen called upon her in the morning, she
entered tbe parlor in a bewitching riding habit
excused herself, mounted her horse, rode an
honr or two, and finding the gentlemen waiting
for heron returning, she went to her studio
back of the parlor and amused herself by
drawing carricatures of her admirers, repre
senting them sitting in various attitudes of
Idiotic vacancy.
August Beuioxt came to this country GO
years ago, as the agent of the Rothschilds. He
soon took a leading part in financial and social
circles. He married the yonngest daughter of
Commodore M C. Perry. Mr. Belmont's original
name was Schoonberg. which he Frenchified
into Belmont, after he Immigrated into the
United States. He was for many years a patron
of the turf, but he has long slnco ceased to run
horses. He was also a patron of art, bat be no
longer buys pictures. He was formerly a poli
tician, being Minister to the Hague under the
Buchanan administration, and President of the
Democratic Convention that nominated Horace
Greeley 1872. That was Mr. Belmont's last ap
pearance in politics, having resigned In favor of
his clever son, the Hon. Perry Belmont late
Minister to Spain and member of Congress
from New York.
The grandfather of the present Duke ot
Hamilton was a very haughty and irasiblo per
sonage. The Hamiltons are Dukes of Hamil
ton in Scotland, Dukes of Brandon in England,
and Dnkes of Chatelerault In France, and the
old Duke always signed himself. In full, "Ham
ilton, Brandon and Chatelerault" Getting into
a dispute with his London wine merchant the
Dnke resolved to withdraw bis custom, and
sent an order to a French .wholesale firm for
several hogsheads of wine, signing himself as
usual. What was his annoyance, when he re
ceived a few days after, the following note:
"Messrs. B , beg to state that they will be
happy to snpply Messrs. Hamilton, Brandon &
Chatelerault with tbe wine requested, if Messrs.
H., B fe C. can furnish references. In the case
of a new firm it Is necessary to be cautious."
The trebly ducal mortal returned to his old
wine merchant
Tbe IrtDg-Loit Husband Returns, Bnt Only
to Clnltn His Property.
Lebanon, Tnd., October 8L Twenty-two
years ago John McQuown lived with his wife
and six children in Boone county. He sud
denly disappeared and no tidlpgs ot him were
ever received. Some years later, Mrs. Mc
Quown, supposing herself a widow, re-married,
but her second husband lived but two years,
and she was again left rjone.
Last week Mr. Q,uown, as suddenly and un
ceremoniously as marked his disappearance,
returned to bis home, bnt not, however, to
claim his wife. Instead, he demanded
possession of the farm, and they are now living
in tbe same house, without resuming marital
relations, and with no prospect of compromis
ing their differences. The court will have to
name the rightful owner.
The. Latest Lay of a Folding Bed The
Railroad Bridge, as a Thing to be
Leaked At Mary Auderaon'a Age.
The folding bed has figured In countless
tunny events. Too latest story about It comes
frcni Allegheny.
One day last week one of the leading furni
ture houses of this city sold a large folding
bed to a lady in Allegheny. A condition of the
sale was that the furniture dealer should set
the bed up In the purchaser's house. The bed
was put on a wagon and two men went along as
escort. Arrived at the house the bed was
taken out and conducted, up the steps to the
door. There came the first hitch, the bed was
too big to make an entrance anyhow. After
some talk the two men returned to Pittsburg
and procured another assistant and a. block and
tackle. With these things they returned.
Intending to raise the bed up to the second
story and, take it in at the window. All these
maneuvers bad occupied abont four hours, but
with unabated ardor the men palled the bed
up to the second story.
The window proved an Inch or two too small
to admit the bed.
The remarks about that bed at that crisis
were very unkind and unparliamentary. There
Was no use for it however; down the bed came
to the sidewalk again. The perseverance ot
those workmen was prodigious. The; took ont
the window frame.
This time the bed got into the house. When
tbe window frame bad been replaced three men
had used up a whole working day over that
blessed bed.
By the way, when that Allegheny household
comes some day to transfer itself to, some other
place what a pleasant time they will have with
that bed in the second floor Xrontl
PcmsmNO its enlightened policy of making
Its suburban stations comfortable and comely,
the Fort Wayne Railroad has given Dixmont a
handsome structure and is now adding a bridge
over the tracks for the passengers.
There Is no doubt that a bridge over tracks is
a good thing, but it would be better If tbe pub
lic could be persuaded to use it There has
been a picturesque bridge at Sewickley station
for two years or more, bnt it is doubtful if E0
people make use of it in the course of a year.
It stands to the public as a vantage point from
which to survey the exquisite scenery of tbe
valley, and to the railroad company as a bar to
suits for damages. The public is not forced to,
use the bridge, for an open avenue across the
tracks is conveniently provided lor the passen
gers, who almost Invariably avail themselves of
Probably the public will never use a railroad
bridge where they have to mount stairs or
otherwise inconvenience themselves to reach
it The railroad in America inspires neither
the terror nor tbe respect it does in England
or European countries, where to walk upon a
railroad track is to commit a trespass punish
able with tine or imprisonment The result of
this national carelessness is seen In the formid
able list of those who are killed on tbe tracks.
Still a bridge improves the appearance of a
station, and tbe relatives of the man who is
killed, as be crosses the ties beneath it have
the satisfaction of knowing that they aro
spared the trouble of suing the railroad.
IT is not enough for some of tbe gallant para
graphed and scandal slingcrs to relegate Miss
Mary Anderson into a mad-house and perma
nent retirement from the stage, but they must
make her out an old woman, too.
Whatever tbe condition of Miss Anderson's
health may be, and of late there have not been
wanting authoritative reports ot her improve
ment in all directions, there can be no doubt
that she is still at her prime, as far as mere
years are concerned. She was born in Sacra
mento, California, in 1859, ard is therefore only
SO years of aga Compared with most women
who have attained commanding rank upon the
stage, she Is a juvenile. If her health is fully
restored her beauty and her many charms of
mind and oharacter will yet justify many a
toast Every trne lover of the stage wishes
her welt
Mr. Hendal. a Trnitee. to Lose Ills Job by
Reason of a Dicker.
rrrscrai. telkjrai! to the disp atch.i
New Yobk, October 3U The dealings in rail
way securities were overshadowed to-day by
what appeared to be fresh and extensive liqui
dation in the certificates of the American Cot
ton Oil Trust The transactions in them exceed
ed 100,000 Bhares, and made the footing of the
unlisted department nearly equal to that of the
regular list. The extreme fall in the market
for them was 5 per cent to 3 from which
figure there was a rally in the last hour to S
making the net loss for the day 8 per cent
It does not appear that tbe liquidation was to
any appreciable extent compulsory. Tbe best
information obtainable and It seems entirely
trustworthy is that the lone stock sold to-day
was me property ox capitalists long laenunea
with the concern, who either owned it or were
able to own it
The changes in ownership that have taken
place to-day have resulted, it is understood, in
a modification of the ticket that will be pre
sented at the annual meeting of the certificate
holders to-morrow, when three trustees are to
be elected. The three trustees whose terms
expire are Messrs. N. K. Fairbanks, of Chicago:
Anderson, of Cincinnati, and Kendal. It is
officially stated that the first two will be re
elected, and that Mr. Sheldon, representing
the Union Oil Company, ot Providence, will
succeed Mr. Kendal.
At Lenat One Nntsance Abated.
New Yobk, October 8L Mayor Grant to
day signed the ordinance passed by the Board
of Aldermen prohibiting the playing ot street
bands, organs or other musical instruments In
the streets. This makes the act a law.
Jeaao SI. Bovrell.
Captain Jesse il. Bowel!, or Bellevernon, died
at S o'clock yesterday morning from the effect of
an Injury received last Monday evening at the
hands of Captain Cate Abrams. His siull was
fractured by tbe stone which Captain Abrams
threw, and tbe Injured man did not recover con
sciousness. Captain ilowell was born at JIlIls
boro, Washington county, on January 19, 13 w.
He learned the foundry business with nls father,
andarterward became a steamboat pUot and en
gineer. He was the owner of tbe steamboat J. il.
BowelL In 1884 he was elected to tbe Legislature
by the Democrats, and was defeated for re-election
in 1886. He was Past Eminent Commander of
the Brownsville St. Omer Commanderv, Ho. 7 of
auiKuw tcuiuur. ajc- vu uuui.nieu. xno lu
He. was nnmsrrleii.
nerai wm oe u
held Sunday, under the direction of
Nellie Qninon.
After an lUness of Just one week Nellie, the
youngest daughter of Stephen Qulnon, of the
Chrmiclt-TeUgraph, succumbed to the ravages
of diphtheria yesterday afternoon. Tbe deceased
was but little more than 10 years old, and an ex
ceptionally bright and handsome child who had
been tbe light of her home and a universal favor
ite with her playmates. During a portion of her
sickness she suffered severely, but death was the
result or exhaustion, and tbe last bourj of her
short life were quiet and peaceful. Shortly be
fore 3 o'clock she arouse
little and Bald:
Fans. I want to to to sleep. " and almost lmm-
aiately oreaiueu ui
breathed her last. A large circle of
, young and old, will miss her sadly.
Slrsw It. P. Knox.
Mrs. Bebecea Page Knox, widow of tbe late
David S. Knox, who for 40 years held the office of
cashier of the Monongahela Bank, died Wednes
day In Omaha In her 771hyear. She was visiting
relatives In the West and contracted a cold, which
developed Into pneumonia. Ber death was sud
den and unexpected. as she was remarkably strontr
lor her age and seldom suffered from any form or
111 health, bhe leaves several children, anion
them P.U.Knox, of tbe law arm of Knox&Reed
A. C Knox, cashier or tbe Fifth .National Hank
of this cltv, and Dr. Knox, a practicing physi
cian of Santa Barbara. Cal. , whom she was ex-
Sirs. Sarah Wnababauab.
rsraciAi. tilxobam to tux dibpatch.i
Bedfokd, pa., Dctober 31 Mrs Sarah Washa
baugh. wire of Major Daniel Washabaugh, died
suddenly In Everett at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. William P. Barndolfar, this morning. Death
was causel by heart failure. Mrs. Washabaugh
was m her 85th year. Ber husband, wno Is two
years older, wasatonetlmealeadlug Kepubllcan
of tbe county, being tbe postmaster, prothonotary
and clerk of courts for many years.
OIIsi Charlotte Kenrns.
Miss Charlotte Kearns, sister of K. P. Kearns,
the latter well known in politics and Journalism,
died at her residence on North Blland avenue,
yesterday morning. Miss Kearns family has
been known. In Pittsburg for nearly a century.
She was born on Federal street aud has lived here
all her life.
Clement B. Grnbb.
liAXCASTXB, PA., October Sl.-CIement B.
(Jrubb, one or the largest Iron manufacturers In
the State, died to-day. He was 74 years of age.
He had a large Interest at the time of his death in
tba Cornwall ore hills, and owned theUeqry Clay
and Charles furnaces at Columbia, - ,-.
HI. Sella Tamer sad Wilt McCatcheos
Unite Voices Halloween Observed la Ye
Olden Style Happy Hame.
Christ M. E. Chnrch was filled last evening at
6 o'clock with a fashionable audience, Includ
ing all the prominent musical people of the
city to witness the nuptials of Hiss Belle Tomer
and Mr. Will McCntcheon. Very appropriately
Prof; Simeon Bissell, under w m Miss Tomer
received her musical training, presided at the
organ, and as tbe peals of Mendelssohn's Wed
ding March poured forth, all eyes were turned
upon tDe bride and groom who passed up the
aisle preceded by Messrs. Will 8heperd,H.J.
Herron, Harvey Wattles, Pror. Salmon, Harry
Lloyd and F. EL Ewart In an Impressive
manner Bev. Dr. Felton performed tbe cere
mony according to the rites of the. church,
while from the organ in subdued tones "Annie
Laurie" reminded all that with that
song Miss Tomer sung herself Into
the hearts of Pittsbnrg people. The bridal
attire was a lovely cloth gown of Eiffel blue.
Three wide panels exqulsitfly embroidered in
silk formed the front of -the skirt, while in the
Dae. Ik uuug m neavy pieats. .ine ooaice,
composed of soft silk surplus folds, was par
tially revealed by a cutaway jacket A tasty
little bonnet of the same color, relieved by a
dash of pink and a bonqnet ot pink roses,
gave a very stylish effect ft the whole cos
tume. The wedding of these two young people has
been a pleasant theme of conversation among
re Dotn
r In thA
rittsDurc v emaie Collego, and on Sundays has
lent her voice to the Second Presbyterian
Church. The church in which tbe wedding
was celebrated has been honored with tbe
groom's voice in Sunday service for some time
Mr. and Mrs. McCutcbeon left last evening
Their return will be celebrated by a reception
In the East End, which is to be their futuro
Young People Trifle Wlih Fate Enjoyable
Fireside Gathering.
Among the entertainments that enlivened
Halloween in the East End was a very delight
ful one given tbe young folks by Mrs. George
D. Humphreys, of Penn avenue, Homewood,
in honor of her guest Miss Young. One of
the features of the occasion was a charming
amateur presentation of tbe amusing little
comedy, "Place aus Dames." in -which the
parts were taken with excellent spirit by the
several young ladies in the cast
Mrs. Joseph R. Craig, of Sewickley, enter
tained a number of her friends last evening in
a charming manner with amusements charac
teristic ef the evening.
A dinner party given by Miss Nellie John
ston, of Center avenue, in many amusing calls
upon the fairies by the yonng guest
Miss Sadie Taylor, ot Sharpsburs: was the
center of a gay group of young people at her
home last evening. They investigated the lore
of Halloween to the f nil extent
At the home of MfssSeeley, on North avenue,
last evening, a number of her friends endeav
ored to read the future by resorting to the his
toric customs of Halloween.
A delightful evening was spent at tbe resi
dence of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Schrotb, Montgom
ery Hill, Allegheny, in observing the pleasures
inciuent to me aay.
Mr. and Mrs. Qeorge Holdship, of Montgom
ery avenue, in a most delightful manner, enter
tained a nnmber ot their friends.
Miss Liby Holmes, of Fifth avenue, with her
young friends, trifled with fate in many ways
last evening.
Miss Fannie Farlev. of Braddock. enloved
the evening with a bevy of friends at her home.
The Carroll Club, of the East End, held one
of their enjoyable receptions at their club
house. The evening was spent dancing and
playing games.
The Lafayette Club, of Fifth avenne, enter
tained a number of their friends at their new
rooms. Theyputlnthe evening telling stories
and other amusements.
Miss Alice DIcKee Become tbe Bride of!
The Second Presbyterian Church was the j
scene of a charming wedding last evening when
Miss -Alice McKee became the bride of Mr.
Thomas H. Hartley. The ceremony was per
formed at 7:30 o'clock by Bev. Dr. butherland.
The chancel of the church was beautifully
decorated with tropical plants. Lohengrin's
"Bridal Chorus" announced the approach of the
bridal couple. The ushers were John F.Miller
Clarence H. Swearingen, Frank McCombs and
Hanson W. Rose. They were preceded by
three little golden-haired flower girls, dressed
in white silk mull and carrying large bouquets
of yellow chrysanthemums. Tbe names of the
flower bearers were Alice Kerr, Annie Per
ring and Alice Thomas. Little Harriet Kerr,
in similar costume, with white chrysanthe
mums, was a most bewitching maid of honor,
and immediately preceded the bride and groom
to the altar. .The bride was costumed in an
imported traveling dress of nut-brown broad
cloth, the bodice -with puffs and folds of a
deeper shade of velvet The vest and corslet
were outlined with handsome embroidery of
silk in an artistic design. The entire front of
tne skirt was also of the velvet, with trim
mings of embroidery. A handsome copote
of brown velvet, combined with a hand bouquet
of white chrysanthemums, completed the cos
tume. The bride is a daughter of Mrs. David
F. McKee. of Edgewopd. and a sister of Mrs.
James Kerr, wife of tbe Sixth street drngeist
Tht groom is identified with the firm of James
B Haines, of Wood street Mr. and Mrs.
Hartley took their immediate departure for an
extended Eastern trip, which will include an
ocean voyage. No. 219 Locust street is designed
as their future borne, and their many friends
will be received there upon their return.
The Anniversary of tbe Beaver Avenne
Reading Boom Celebrated.
Flowers, books, magazines, papers and
money were all received at the Yonng Men's
Beading Booms, No. 293 Beaver avenne, yes
terday afternoon. The anniversary was cele
brated by a reception, and a continual throng
of ladies were in attendance between the hours
of 3 and 10. Refreshments were served. The
proceeds will be devoted to tbe purchase of
necessary reading matter for tbe room. The
rooms are nnder the control of the McDonald
W. C. T. U. The room is still in need of nu
merous articles, especially a library case for
the books. The ladles alternate in taking
charge of the books.
Beethoven Quartet Club'a Concert.
The Hamilton Music and Art Chamber was
comfortably filled yesterday afternoon with the
select mnslcal public of the city. The concert
which they listened toby the Beethoven Quartet
Club was one of the most enjoyable ever civen
by local talent. The memoers of the club.
voice was wonderfullv sweet and clear. Th
programme embraced a number ol fine selec
tions. The next concert will be given Decem
ber 6.
The Church Choral Union.
Prof. Lafferty conducted the first rehearsal
of Junior Center No. 1 of the Church Choral
.Union in the lecture room of the Buena Vista
Street M.E. Church last evening. Notwith
standing the many social attractions for yonng
people, the attendance was large, the quality
of the voices excellent.
Hot Dinners Next Week.
The ladles of Grace Reformed church, corner
of Grant street and Webster avenne. will give
their annual series of hot dinners In thelecrure
room of the church on Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday of next week.
Lecture on the Moon.
"Our Neighbor the Moon" is the subject
of Chancellor GolPs lecture, which he will de
liver to-night at ike Smithfleld M. E. Church.
A series of lectures Is being given by the Young
People's Society.
Ip a Social Way.
The reception given by tbe Ladies' Indus
trial Society of Christ M. E. Chnrch yesterday
afternoon was a very pleasant affair. A short
address was given them by their pastor. Dr. C.
E. Felton, upon their work. Ice cream and
cake were served by the committee in charge.
Miss Barnes, the agent ot tbe Baltimore
Art Society, who has been at tbe Monongahela
House for several days, reports the patronage1
of Pittsburg ladies liberal.
A 1onch social will be held at the Fifth
Avenue Congregational church this and to
morrow evening under tbe auspices of the
Ladles' Aid Society.
Mn.Wni.iAir a.Atjstot and Miss Hattle
Gray were united In marriage at the residence
ot tbe bride's mother, on Federal street.
A FASHIONABLE reception this evening will
be beld at the residence of Mrs. H. H. Vance,
Barton street, Sbadyside.
A babe treat is In Store for the mnslo lovers
this evening in the first of the Thomas con
certs: A proojEB of friends of Mrs. H. G. Watsoa
will play euchre and dance with her this evn-
iMirf.'i . . 1. J&rt ... ..- t. -'
w.-. ufi,. -Ttffl. "
Mrs. BeckwftH, Bwklya'a Casflsate ftf
Mayor, Makes k Clear.
Bbookxyh. October "Certainly, I will
submit myself to the Inquisition of The Dis
patch representative," slid Mrs. Emma Beck
with, Brooklyn's woman candidate for Mayor,
with refreshing directness, in the little parlor
of her home in Cranberry street "I have put
myself In a public position, and must submit to
its consequences, and am, Indeed, glad of the
opportunity to explain that I have not taken
this step for notoriety or for lack of means.
My husband, my children and my allowance
01 spending money are ail mat x coma
desire, and my life is in no sense empty or a
failure; but I think women have talked enough
ahnnt nomrini the riffht to nid In the manaee-
ment of publlo affairs, and it is time they did
something definite.
"According to tbe statements of those best
informed. I should not be at all surprised if I
were elected, because of so mnch dissatisfac
tion and division in both parties, and because
many people would like an American official,
for a change, in the, position. 1 am perfectly
eligible to the office lu every way, and can
trace my pure American ancestry back to Sher
man, one of the signers cf the Declaration."
"vnuid you appoint women to office, and
what office are they best appointed lo nllf
"I most certainly would appoint women to
office, not simply because they are women or
because many of the positions are sinecures,
but because Itblnk women are, as a rule, more
conscientious, thorough and faithful in the dis
charge of duty than men. There is no muni
cipal office which women eannot fit themselves
to fill acceptably, except those connected with
"My chief reason for desiring the place is
that women may be employed as InsDectresses
of factories and as police matrons, and I intend
to devote m? entire salary to Divine the police
matrons, for whose appointing there has been
a law passed, but for whose salaries no pro
vision has been made. I do not need tbe salary,
for my husband willontinne to support me, as
he always has done. I would have halt tbe
members of the School Board women, for more
than half the children and teachers in tbe pub
lic schools are females. I would have the Park
Commissioners men and women of equal num
bers and power, for I consider woman's taste
in arrangement and decoratlou quite as artistic
as man's, and I would also divide the positions
on tbe Board of Public Works between men
and women, for woman's judgment as to the
exigencies of the city is as sound and practical
as that of men."
Particular Attention Will be Given to
General Educational Work.
PHTLADEipniA, October 3L Tnls was tbe
last day of the Unitarian Conference. Bev.
Edward Everett Hale, Chairman of the Com'
mlttee on Schools and Colleges, in a short ad
dress, spoke very emphatically upon tbe fact
that many of the State universities; while they
claimed to be non-sectarian, were not such in
truth. Whenever the request wonld be put to
them that Unitarians be given places on their
uoaroa or instruction it was always reiusco.
In conclusion he presented the following reso
lutions of the committee, which were adopted
without debate:
That this conference, wholly satisfied with the
success of noa-sectarlan education in tbe State
universities and In tne public schools, expresses
the wish that the seminaries, schools, academies
and colleges might everywhere accept the princi
ple of freedom tram dogmatic restraint.
That we see with interest the success wnlch has
attended the mission ot the Bev. V. H.Mayo In the
wish to Introduce the American system of educa
tion pure and simple in the system of the Southern
That we observe with great satisfaction the addi
tion to the number of our great universities which
are truly free by the liberality of Mr. Clark In the
foundation of the Clark University of Worcester.
The following officers were elected for tbe
ensuing two years: President, Justice Samuel
F. MillerWasbington, D. C; Vice Presidents,
George William Curtis, New York; Hon.
George W. McCrary. Kansas City; Hon. Dor
man ii. EatomNew York-Dan L. Shorey, Chi
cago: Horace Davis, San Francisco; Jonas G.
Clark, Worcester. Mass.: General Secretary,
Rev. George Batchelor, Lowell, Mass.: Treas
urer, William Howard Reed, Boston; Council,
Bev. Brooke Herford, Boston; Mrs. J. W. An
drews, Boston; Mrs. George S. Hale, Boston;
Bev. John Bnyder, St. Louis: Bev. Joseph May,
Philadelphia: Bev.'Josepb H, Crooker, Madi
son, Wis.; Hon. Thomas J. Morris, Baltimore;
Isaac H. Gary, Brooklyn: Hon. Henrv Eades,
Boston. The business of the conference being
ended, tbe chairman announced that contribu
tions to the James Freeman Clark Professor
ship in the Meadville Theological School were
In order. Contributions came In quite freely.
total ol 53,450 was pledged.
Oio Question la Yet to be DecidedBefore It
la Accepted.
VASHiKOTdir, Ootober 8L President
Bciuyler, of the Pneumatic Dynamite Gun
Company, bad a conference with Secretary
Tacy to-day over tbe question of the accept
ance of the cruiser Vesuvius, built by his com
ppy under contract with the Government
aid 'recently tested. The contract
Stipulated that tbe vessel was to
bo armed with 10-inch guns that
would project a dynamite bomb one mile with
2t0 nonnds nressure. The guns that were used
cp the trial were 15-inch guns. Tbe naval au
thorities want to be satisfied, before accepting
tie vessel entirely, that the change from 10 to
15-mchguns was not made, because then 10
Jnch guns would not fulfill the terms of the
; Another test will probably be had to settle
shis point. The officials have no objection, of
(course, to taking tbe larger guns If the dyna
mite company will show that the 10-inch guns
Mil do the work required by the contract
Because a Jury Considers It Bad Manner to
Uae Polecats.
Hartford, Conn., October iSL The good
people of Huddom Neck are delighted with
the conviction of the roughs whorecently broke
up a prayer meeting. About a week ago tbe
Bev. John Scott, pastor of tbe Congregational
chnrch, led a prayer meeting iu the district
schoolhause. Before the first prayer ended,
the odor of a skunk filled every nook and
crevice and corner of tbe little building. The
minister gave out a hymn; but the voices of the
congregation stuck, as it were, in their throats.
The skunk finally trinmnbed, and the meet
ing adjourned to the parsonage. Mr. Scott
bad just begun a discourse, when there was a
disturbance outside, the meeting adjourned,
and the male members went outside. They
found a gang of roughs, and a row began, in
which the chnrch members 'smote the Philis
tines hip and thigh. Two of the roughs were
arrested and fined.
Could tie Foront Himself;
From the Minneapolis Tribune. 1
The Grand Forks News, whose motto Is,
"Democratic, but Impersonal,1' perpetrates
this: "Senator Johnson got up on his hind legs
at Fargo and brayed so loud that no one need
longer doubt that be is a mongrel and incapa
ble ot making a combination to win. They will
turn him over Into tbe diluted bowl at tbe first
ballot" If the editor should forget himself
and drop into personalities, be would be some
thing of a terror.
All Right, If tba Render'- Dined.
jfrom the London Globe.?
A reviewer describes Amelie Rives' similes
as "sometimes trivia," because in one place
she says that "Pines glowing In the sunset"
seemed "dripping with sherry." But surely
sherry and pines are a very suitable after-dinner
Sweeter than Eollan breathings on the tense and
trembling wire.
Made by flower-burdened zephyrs from the
perfume-reekiny South;
Sweeter than the heavenly harplhgs of the rapt
angelic choir.
Is the music, endless music, of my ever-sounding
mouth I
Howllove Its gway rurgiei
Bow I love Its fluent flaw I
Bowl love to wind my mouth npl
Bow 1 lave to hear It go 1
Sweeter than the bulbul singing hid In oriental
eve ,
How It satisfies the husger of my wide, vora
cious ears:
I listen to Its muslo and no longer disbelieve
The Pythagorean fancy or tne music or tne
How I love its giddy gurgle!
Bow I love Its fluent dorr (
How Hove to wind my mouth up!
How Hove to hear it got
Sweeter far than shawms and cymbals, harp and
psaltery to me:
Sweeper than the flow of water thro' sun-smitten
lands of drouth
Sweeter than the sunrise muslo or Memnonlan
Istbetlntlnnauulatlonofmyautomatlf moathl
How I lore Its giddy gurgle t
How I lava Its fluent Bawl
Bowl love to wind my stftatb apt
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BrivMslfM by TrssMe.
pnew TOMfwraaAp sricuiftj
New Yobk; October SL-Mary Bare, tee
beautiful young mother ot three cundea.wa
put In a ttralgatjacket ip Bellevue te-day.
Overwork, hunger and domestic troubles for
the last five yaars unbalanced Brid. N1b
years ago, when but 18 years old, she saarried
John Baron, a prosperous French tailor. Soon
after the marriage he Jbegan to drink neavily.
Two years ago he lost his last cent and was sent
with an incurable disease to a hospital. Mrs.
Baron tried to support her three childrw.her
old mother and herself by sewing and washing.
She could not do it For the last tre months
she baa bad little work, and she and her chil
dren and her mother bad to beg what little f ood
they got xrea neighbors or flsh it oat ot garb
age barrels. For three weeks Mrs. Baron had
eaten only a few erusta of oread and some
bananas. Last night ber reason civewavand
f she tried to strangle her youngest child. Then
She turned oh ner mother, who Interfered, and
attempted to strangle her. The cries of the
frightened children summoned neighbors, who
rescued tae old woman and the children and
watched the crazy young mother till morning.
The Humane Society is carlsg for the children.
Strike by tbe Supers.
One hundred ''supers" west os a strike at
Miner's Theater, in Newark, last evening be
cause the management had not paid them for
three nights' work. Last Monday tbe supers
agreed to appear Is Eugene Toapkmv''JSx.
lies," as 'Russians, police, convicts, etcV for a
quarter a head, every eveniag. The Jeraey
men, however, mads poor convict, worse po
lice and no Russians at all, So bad were they
that tbe gallery lost its patience and clamored
to the management to "take off de toughs,''
So last night after the performance Mr. Sheri-,
dan. the manager, told the Jerseymea to skip.
Tbey wanted their 75 cents each for three
I nights' work. Mr, Sheridan refused to pay
them. Then there wag a row, aad ho knocked
two supers down and put the rest to flight
This morning the strikers had Mr, Sheridan up
in court, but were unable to get a judgsieat
against him.
Remlalsceaeea of Saofcretfe.
Panny Bice, the Casino soubrette. Is writing
a book called "People I Have MeV'aad it Sa
to deal almost entirely with theatrical folks,
they naturally having been the people with
whom Miss Blee has mostly mixed. She is to
but thinly disguise personalities, and it will be
a case of woe to certain stage managers who
have obtained Miss Rice's animosity. Another
Casino girl or rather ex-Casino girl engaged
in literary pursuits is Blanche Marsden, who Is
jusj. finishing a folio of letters called "Miss
Miriam's Cloak." Miss Marsden is, the daugh
ter of the playwright Marsden, who killed him
self about a year ago. After his death she
made her debnt In tights on the stage of a con
cert hall here, then went out with a road com
pany, and eventually rose to a small part la
"The Brigands'' at the Casino.
Another War Ship Stack- fas the Mad.
At 2 o'clock this morning the United States
man-of-war Galena went aground oa the tall of
the Bomer shoals, in the lower bay, as sbe wa
entering this port. She was going at the rate
of eight miles aa hour, under ber own steam,
when she struck and consequently got well up
in the mud which forms tbe shoals. There was
great excitement among the officers when the
ship grounded, Jmt they soon settled down t
hard work under the direction of Commander
George W. Sumner. The ship wonld not budge
under1 the pressure of her own steam, and at
daylight a Government tag was sent from
the navy yard in Brooklyn to get her
off. The tug reached the scene at 9
o'clock, and the Galena seat a hawser to
ber. The baoling proettt did sot meet with
any success until the tide bagia to make, at U
o'clock, and at U05 tbe Galena was moved
astern a trifle by tbe tugboat. At U: the
steamer was hauled from ber saady bed and
proceeded up the bay, reaching the avy yard,
late this afternoon. Her cfic y eh is
Tbe Pecaiar BvImIob Tfcat Buam1 b
CWea CMsm. ' ' "' -
Chicago. October SL The case of Hmry
Kbppes, who was arraigned In the Issut Court
tnls morning, is a peculiar eve, Kovpeai
hopelessly insane, and one of-his delations la
that be Js full 6f bombshells and powweraad
may at any time explode. The Jadge heard the
witnesses, and then turning to thopatlsat,
Henry; are you tamer"
"I am not, sfc." promptly rwpoaJaJ th smc
"What is the matter wlta yoataaaf
"It is a sad story, Your Honor, bat I win tell
you. My enemies have filled me fall ot ex
plosives, bombshells, you know, and I may
blow up at any time. But the worst of It la,
the people won't be careful; they will burn
matches around where I am, when they know I
might explode,''
"Well, Henry, X knew a good place, where
everybody is carefuL and think it is just the
place foryoa. Would yes like to sje there?"
Tba patient coeseated to go e aaypteee
where ho was sbto there were aa matches and
that people would not run against him. The
lory found him insane and seat Wm to Kankakee-
Aa Accldeat CBay PuwHWaa- ( Far ftr
Pahaet' Beat.
rspxciAL TauoKAit; to ftrc bwatce.
NEW.LoirBQir, October a. Aalnterestlar
suit at law seems llxely to result from the sad
den deatb 04 Tbosaaa W. Palmer, the New York
commission mereaaat, who -was found dsd
with his head Immersed ia a spring is tba
woods in Stonington a few days ago. It bow
turns out that Mr. Palmer's life was insured
for a large- amount In an accident Insurance
company, xaere was a usory oa tae part ai
many, after the body was found, that tba death
DrBerker, Mrdlcal Director Of taeUalttd
States Mutual Accident Association, o-f New
York, aeeosapaaled by Dr. Frnddea, patholo
gistonaer .new x one uoiisffe 01 J-aywoians
and Surgoeas, arrived to make aa autopsy of
tbe body and uaectala tba eaaet, oaase of
death. .
A Flock" a Tralaad Taflwfi Safes' tba
Work af WredMen.
From the Louisville Courier-Journal.)
Tba attention of tea New York seleatiae
gentleman wh,o embodied in a recent wort a
serious disenssion of Mr. Parks herapbreakiag
monkeys is Madison county, it called t this
story Is tbe Woodford Argut;
. "la r?oodford county Mr. John D. Baraa
raised a large drove of turkeys tats year, aad
by plaeifig a bell up the old mother that lad
tbam ha aeeaatomed them to follow the waad.
WaB the time came to work his tobacco aM
be removed the belt, placing it oa bis awa
waist, aad wbele working hi crop with the haa
tbe hungry turkeys followed the fasafllar tMcto
of tbe bell, .aieki-Bg tba stalks eleaa of tba
worms as they followed him upoaerawaad
down the other. The turkeys have deae tba
work of five sua aad saved the cron."
Niax Ekase, probably the oldest rsaUeat of
Crawford county, Pa died Wednesday, at ak
borne in Vernon township. Hs -was. baza ia
Hampshire county, Mm, July M, 17S8,
AX Infant ia BarnardtawB,
Falls, eats a half dozen raw oysters every night
Thews are fosr broth trs la Crawtosd eauBty;
Pa all of whom are stalwart mea, aad mar
ried. and at oae'ofwhoa is oa saeaklag tansa
with any of tbe otters. Property Uigtieal.
tne cause.
Jambs Atktnsojt, or East-Llwpoeli baa
raised a beet that weighs Dpoaads.
Two colored people went to Jostle Davis'
office in Wheeling, W. Vsl, a few days stece;
and thinking- that West Virginia justices are
endowed -wish the same powers aa those of
Pennsylvania, staked aim to marry taem. Tbe
Justice seat for a clergyman, who perforaMd
the ceremony.
Sstxsax, week age, wine Mrs. W. atoat
ricb, of Batler towasalp. was gashsibsr blabary
nnts,a btacksaaka called around bar aaale.
Sbe endeavored to shake H oil without avail,
wbea 1b her deaaaratioo aba reached dawa aad
heroclcally pulled Irofl her ankle and threw it;
from bar, which wtalaly required mack aarra
Tsasr aaa.
at w-aamavg. fr, , Vsi. at
ad thai
-A third ot the dt!. IfSgF
amy are doe to typhoid forer. F3
The new Chinese osbcbL at)
City, rejoices In the name eC JMhwm
Eighty.fiTO thousand talfp,!
i-iniea m ma Hew Yor Jr. parts i
, -Charles DJckesV ho alflMtff
iSS.10f'to.?ori1- Theeherfahedhcweoftba
m w uavuist can be purchased tor 1
Toe Imperial pty wkkk w
at Fredensborg, jut W6t oeis
emperor, z empresses. S lines.-2-
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LdEtaS. to o"" aadjsria.!
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Ial839r there vera abont off ma
fruit trees growing in Fui..(l;.7;
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Om Sunday last two wAdi-partridgeA
rr.M:iT ieQHujeywww -)
imussmui xur nil gun an(J gfcgf
While Prowllnir mnnil . i
TJeep creek,Norfolk county, Val.iiffs
Her dead body was found lyhsc t
on Tharsday morning. U'J
The Century PnbHMn fla553
anmes nearly 2 tons of payer ijSi!
their nurun- wit . -Tf - Z. .
Harper Bros., for th.tr - .-7:
magazinesre annually aboa AMmms.1
qtiireiaboutrIpySr 'JOS
Jaanj- English actresses nsrwi
rwcruc marriages since 18-
MelloBBsarrlsd the ninth Dnkaof Stj
Kitty Stsykasa, the fifth Earl of iu.
Farres. tba twelfth v..t - r...vi
BrnatoB, thy r Earl of CravSsJfaSI
iwasiKMSin or Harrinotoa ftnnlinrl
these the beautiful Miss O-NefllmeLadrl
A- nefro TKmi eapleyad oi Jclepll
Mlddletoa's farm. sMscBraaoria, Tex, wasieae
time since pecked la tad by a angry be3
She has bow grows qaHe saasLand act likeaj
cblckea, wanderis abea tba woods aad peci2j
jag at aUwkaaecoM bar. JsWisaabes aclack
sits by the beacseratcblac saartsMrtthhinai
UK. uurac. ISrtMTIWIV IWfl EHsatT &&M la a.a
ann raa uv ......a--. tr - & -
;"""" ra yca up aer raaty aaa Star very
tXLL nTi? iBamTf, Msd-BSw am i at. tjsr.
Asfcankeot into tW tesliSaV
room at West Medfsrd satttle V
ana xoweu. unread, a Urn days aasyfaid Sit
iuBjt wme no one could he pot SasMmtotbaf
ejection. A bottle of n rnjiin
over him from a window ra ta4aahifci;
oniymaaa mm more frisky. Aa awfaloder
began to permeate tbe whole ssaMea bAHdiaal!
aad, in despair, the officials baastataahnw
stones at the little Intruder, bat bTaWswdw
chair and would not decamp. At bssc a forlsna
hope was formed, aad five oeiJ arsristiatad
inemseiyes i upoa the skunk aadafavaadMn
tbuDiaatectlag Corps were tbsa Wayl,
raxtreaw low water ia taw ItfssWppr
"; uihwuibo. a nutofteM raws sftt,
ferry landing at Columbas, Ky 1 sai se"or
uupo uiu-iasmosea CMamSMSL WMMkdli
duty during tbe late war la tar iiiisVo'th.
f wderates. ThosIassllawkiji hisseryg
of the formidable weapea state jks jTplajed sVT
conspicuous part U tba basts aTKlw ut,Jao
o the bluffs above Ceiasaba Js,saatiaay a'
huga shell senamlng aarota tae riyer lata
keeping the gunboats at bay thaa all oMmn
tbo.fort. The gan to tkaoaly reaubjia raise
has, Ky, 37 yeassj a.
A short white age the Atlaafe
tuUon published a stary writtw bf JsJr.
called ''Mrs. Brewa's Barilw." .
located tba story ia a tawa wjasaJsaa aessid
"Bbtcksbire Ga, aad. mad Yra;Bftb;
Keeper k a noteL aad Bar sMfM
And It now tires oat that fbs)
shire," Ga and intaatawa tssaS
crown who runs a hotaL aad a lin.ik.nj a. ,-
dentist. Mr. BrowBtarsateoa tasaathAf Cos.:
air. Wallace r. Read -"
-r --TT- B-jr -m
heard, from "J
guard i Math Uotia.
Viele (greatlyaMited) Daa,' yWl
p-a-nuau aa not nw a-a-eaM-aswaja
nwh, ua o-c-eaa'i gat h owwr
VaadevbatT (casllyV-Caa't H be
Vlale-Y-Y.Tenbttt.a-K.IIMs aaa;t.-J
A gBspIaiemaXatc-Comer. Mm 1
Thatssaaattiw jaaref tfea cbwek jtmt,
that he'd Ilks t csatHaate."
TbefutOT-Waottaer -. .
The DeaeoH-TDtlbaeter, She Imttafc.a
urer 01 xniiaqci -Tae
.Paster-Baa t the box. -uff.
A. Swe Keawdy. A. You
saSerlag ftssa tamsaala'
,B. Yea, aad Mas Sanaa to be Bothlaa I
UutnutoSlem. I haw triad everr ol; 1
-to tae jMiei fTOmaaaa.
A.-Well, way daa'tyast baw Mayar i
yoaoB.ua norwinai
AsamifcawsaUMia i
rled a young L.
Wbea a sea aad keir ansa
the surse waa woat to ssaw tssa aeweassaK tat
tors wiuMBa uraniaaaai aassssj
OaeaayajTaaayaas. aasaStssSsBa wao i
sac tea vaaasBMa
CotoaatNswinfb ftsasit
-Jeaaa. Basy.Isaaf
Vaeta'Joaaa-Yaa: sab. lm
neabyawboascaaa, W, !--'
nseetla's next week. '
"Ah. ladeedr clad to baar
awakening aaaeagyearpatfishi
Uncle, iwastyoi!toawJ
house seaettfaa tela wtak." !
The Deadly' iw,
Jndgs PriaeaerrTsa sa feaad.
lnt&esrat oea. vyaa
the Coart safes saasaaM st
PrlsoaerI 'bava, Y
being executed by
of to .
uncertalaty of Ita
with dispatsa.
- ISawiorkJsWsji-Tiaja;
Tar mo .amay,. .
pany, aa fiaaibt
"StV-H""pajatf ddac sTwSsf-jJ
OeaM oa aatasv mtmht-jHtmtt'
bossalrsaasw. v "
Baa t sare; ba astot at aaa M-bwdar-"Sat.
SfM Uaaarl ba'a bt it aad
lathis, saral"
cellar tbat aaay ba leastn r
"Smitten Scottf -4 stat er my way'fta
overyear WhydMat?-
Ttaat Btftingt, ii
l taare say-ass -aaaww aa aru ass
Tttoavaa tHISai ,, j, x terrlMa
aawla r-aaijlmia,-sBTtsloC
" -t-f llMIIISllBlllIll, "
"Asaaa oavtiM 'Baasassbmurdefdl
asd kllM twa pattaeaM. i
"Ok, tbat waaM aad sba. ft
"A Sfaeiel aaaoaaeaa that
agatef aadaaaakad tba ger'
tbajaw.'li , '
'Ah 1 that's tber kind J3aewt
Battle out as extra. i ":
Igrant wftwatwiaMSl asfiai
Aad stayed aatti tba sbsssbaj V
Bat, dear, laaty wastt baaaaM
I fluctod tbat aba) totted U
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Uawltjyinafia., wtJIJ
1 bad to draw bar state to t
W,ta, tba daaa, abe lootod Uabf
I craat oaea bar cheek f
A. if gate kTaa-BO more watl-to
YaaaaMrwaaa eoateatwtta
imd -- -----" t amiiklfe
Aa vaaaa. Salssssni WeU.
Hilsaanu-Wr dtda't yr say soT
saw. nM mtm't m aiarraet
Partisan l aa't like to oa spokaato
owwaaasa g araoa'Kf nw. "--tbewttaetaif
wad ferf Did var
r, .. .. , (Jul
lab aa JmtwaltamoiMat. atr.
vmm tba ttoba seller at st r
Mpjfjsliftyeu to were
ifsras vsap nallroaa fjaai
fcadMstsM,sssHh m dead; aad
sisrsy sasy fme -TCT