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Til K BVTI'ER CITIZKJf.
Planing Mil 1
J. L. PURVIS. L O. PURVI?
S.G. Purvis & Co.,
KilDrtCTimFßß AND DEALERS 13
Rough and Plansd Lumbe:
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
Brackets, Gauged Corniceßoari'
New ell Posts and Balusters
FENCE PALINGS, <fco., Ac ,
Barn Boards; Plastering Lath; lien
lock Bill Stuff, such as Joist Rat
ters, Scantling, Ac., all size*
oonstantly on hand.
All of which we will sell 01
reasonable terms md guar
antee satisl action.
PLANING MILL AND YARI>
Krar German Catholic Chore
' ; i AND
. 'r* MANU»ACTUBEB AND DEALER IN
Rough and Planed Lumbei
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
Brackets, Gauged fioinice Board,
NEWELL POSTS A BALUSTERS,
FENCE PALINGS, Ac., Ac.
Bam Boards, Plastering Lath, Hem
lock Bill Stuff, of all kinds,
constantly on hand,
All of which I will sell on reasonable
terms aud guarantee satisfaction.
Planing Mill and Lumber Yard on
Jefferson street, Butler, Pa.
ldecly. A. H \FFNER.
GRAND BOULEVARD HOTEL.
Corner 59 th St. & Broadway,
On Both American and European Plans.
Fronting on Central Park, the tJrand Boulevard,
Broadway and Fifty-Ninth St., this Hotel occu
pies the entire square, and was built and fur
nished at an expense of over f Wo.oipo. It is one of
the most elegant as well as the finest lo
cated in the city ; lias a passenger Elevator and
all modem improvements, and is within one
square of the depots of the Sixth and Eighth
Avenue Elevated ft. It. cars and still nearer to tlie
Broadway cars—convenient and accessible from
ail parts of the city. Rooms with bo;ud. per
day. Special rates for families and permanent
guests. E. HASKELL, Proprietor.
•Y LIE SBHREIBER HOUSE.
L. NICKLAS. Prop'.,
MAIN STREET, BUTLER, PA.
H-ving taken ponession of the above well
kcolm Hotel, ana it being furnished in the
best of Btvle for the aocoraodation of guests, the
public are respectfully invited to give me a call
I have also possession of the barn in rear of
h6tel, which farniehee excellent stabling, ac
comodations for cor patrons.
Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
Office Cor. Main and Cunningham Sts.
VK C. ROESSING, PRESIDENT.
vV vi. CAMPBELL, TREASURER
U. C. HKINKM AN, SKCRKTAKT
J. L. Purvis. E. A. Ilelmboldt,
William Chmpbell, J. W, Burkbart,
A. Troritiaan, -Jacob Sehoene,
O. C. Roessing, Jobn Caldwell,
Dr. W. trvin, J. J. Croll
J. W. Chrtety H. C. Heineman.
JAS. T. M'JUNKIN, Gen. Ae't-
TUP GREAT A«*l|wnndoftli*»c«lTepr;iiri|>'..»nf
■ Imalrptug. S«mt*nlla. Man-l irake,
I lIfCD Dandelion, Kidney-Wort Bach a.
W. I W Hop®, Ac., Which art* promptly on 1
\ m m m m*. m. ■ ■■ n m Liv«r. Kidney*. Blood. Stomach
I# 111 ml LV ui Bowels at tr.e same lime. These
K 111111 I T orfana are to intimately connected
|\|Vl ■ 41131 °°® >® dlseaerd. thev all
/,TTT> become mnre «.r less affected. Hjnce
A I A A A 4119 great value and minority of
U | II II II th>« compound, which reatorea t>ictn
0 |» W V Ar all to health? action, and as a lonic,
T) builda up the «titire sy«teai. It it
HJllu fl l/'X also a most valuable remedy f««r 11-ad
iAnti-BIIiOUS U«1 ou*ne-s. O.nsti
,■■■«■ ration. Gravel. Female Weak*»««. all
TCIjVIC- Skin UiNMM. Scr-fulona and Byi»i.i- .
»Wc affectum*. old tores and ulcere. Pleasant to take. Trial ,
bottles. 2-Sota. Large bottles. 50 cu. AH drnjtr sts nnd country
tiorvs ha*e it, or will get it for yon. Also prewamt in sngar
rnnm'-* piila. and mailed for 25 rta. a box. A«;k*ts Was r ux
HOME MEDICINE ' Philadelphia, Pa-
Notice is hereby given to all persons not to I
iarl>or Mrs Annie Vanderlin, a pauper, inns
nuch as we b*ve provided a place lor her In oar I
iwn township, as we will pay NO bills lor ber <
tceping. April 4H>, ISSL.
JOHN WILLIAMS. I
Jverserrs Poor Venango Twp., Builer Co., Pa.
hotl<»e lo Collect ore of County
, Tax. i
All acooonts not settled on or before April :
nth. 1831, will be placed in the hands of the 1
IlierifT for collection. Bv order cf Commieeion- |
rs. H. McCLYMO.VDa. Cler». ,
VOL . XVIII.
BOOTS & SHOES.
THE OLD AND RELIABLE
BOOT AKDSHOE HOUSE
B. C. HUSELTON,
Is now Receiving Fresh New Goods in the Latest Styles the Eastern
Markets produces. All his
Spring; and Suniiiier
Are now ready for inspection. These goods are made to his own
special order by the largest manufacturers, and cominjr direct from
them to his House there are NO MIDDLE PROFITS TO
PAY. He intends to g've to the public BOOTS and
SHOES at prices that they can find no where else.
It pays to sell poods low and he means to do it.
The attractions which he offers in the as
sortment, in the quality, and
in the prices, are such that no one can resist going to the
JRGEST BOOT & SHOE HOUSE IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
B. C. HUSELTON,
MAIN STREET, BUTLER PEjNT;N"'A
Some .'intl only a few of the Bargains Offered:
Gents' Fine Buff Congress and Alexis $1 25 and upwards.
" " Strap Low Shoes, SI.OO and upwards.
" " Calf Boots, warranted $2.15 and upwards.
" Brojrans and Plow Shoes, 90«* and upwards.
Large liue of the very finest Machine and Hand sewed goods in stock.
Ladies Serge Congress and Polish, 75c aud upwards.
" Grain Fox aud Polish, elegant goods, $1 00 and upwards.
" Grain Peg Polish, elegant goods, §1 00.
" Standard Polish, elegant goods, $1 25, all warranted.
" Kid Button Boots, $1.50 and upwards.
" Grain and Peb. Button Boots, $1.40 and upwards.
" Sewed Polish Boots, good. $1.25 and upwards.
Very large stock of the very finest styles in Kid, St. Goat and Peb. Buttoi
Side Lace Shoes.
Old Ladies Shoes Wide. Low Heels a Specialty.
lu Ladies, Misses and Children, the stock is the largest I have ever offered
fcr*lipoers Low and Button Newports-
BOYS AND YOUTHS' SHOES in proportion to Men's. Can't give many prices
space will not permit, suflve to say you find every thing in the Boot & Sho
line and verv low figures at
LARGE STOCK or LEATHER & FINDINGS REPAIRING of all kinds done a
Reasonable Prices. Be certain to examine this stock and prices before voi
buy. Thanking you for past favors I still solicit a continuance of the same.
EVERY MAN WOMAN AND CHILD
SHOULD t'SE IT.
THE GREAT MEXICAN REMEDY.
The only Medicine m tho World Compunded from the Natural Roots and llerl>s of Mexico. i
H E R B A LINK H Y R U P.
(NO ALCOHOLIC DRINK.) The most valuable remedy ever discovered In the Vege
j table Ki i)tr• 1 0111 for the speedy ami permanent cure of Dyspepsia, Habitual Costiveress,
Liver and Kidney Complaints. Scrofula, Rheumatism. Piles. Dropsy, Heart Disease, Ner
vous Afi'eetiens and Chronic Diseases.
H ERH ALINE SYRII P.
1 (NO VIXKtJAR (Wfi'OUND.) The purest and i*»st Medicine in Hie world for delicate
Fern ties, whoiher young or old, married or single, at the dawn of womanhood or the turn
of life, relieving and curing their complaints as if by Magic: For the aged and the feeble
this Tonic Syrup Ins no equal.
HERHALINE S Y R II P,
(NO MINERAL POISON.) A swift and sure relief in Mental and Physical Prostration
caused by over-taxing the mind and body with business and professional cares.
. H E R B ALINE S Y R U P.
(A VITALIZING TONIC.) Unequaled !is a medicine for Children, beingeasv of admin
istration, pleasant and refreshing to take, prompt in it.s action ; certain in its "results and
always safe and reliable. No Vermifuge. Lozenges, or other medicines wili free ilie* sys
tem from Worms like this wonderful wild Herb Tonic.
H ERR A L I N E SYRUP.
(THE LIFE GIVING PRINCIPLE ) Skin diseases of whatever name or nature.such as
Eruptions, Blotches. Pimples. Ringworms. Scrofula. &C., are literally dug up and carried
out of the system t>y this great Tonic and Alternative, while the complexion is rendered
I clear and beautiful.
M E R B A L I N E S Y R U P,
(PURELY HERBAL.) A genuine medicine warranted free from Calomel. Arsenic,
i o||ium, Quinine, and Alcohol in all its forms. The most valuable Family Medicine in the
• «-«»«» is offered for a ense of Chronic Disease
that this great lonic Syrup will fail to cure or greatly benefit, if the directions are strictly
TRY IT, PRICE SI.OO PER BOTTLE.
PREPARED BY THE
SfAHBABD MEDICINE COMPANY,
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.
D. L. Cleeland,
(FORMERLY OF HARUISVILLE)
WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY
SPECTACLES Sl VIOMN STRINGS,
It3T Fine Watch and Clock repairing a speci
ality All work warrented.
Store between Waller's Drug store and Bntlea
Savings Bank, Main street. Butler. Pa.
oMr jpj sw.
By virtue of an order ol the Orphans' (Join t
of Bullet countv, the undersigned ndtiinistra
tor ol J H Wimer, late ol Worth township,
Butler county, Pa., will expo.-e to sale t>y pub
lic vendue or owtt-ry, on
Wedite-dny. May 25. 1881,
nt one o'clock, p m, on the premises, till ihu
right, title, interest and claim ot Raid decedant,
bciiur the undivided otic-hall of till that certain
tract of la"d situate in Worth township, Butler
coun:y. Ph., bounded on the nortli ly lands ol
Jonathan Win er, deei ase.d; on the east by lands
ol Catharine Kanllmnn; -cuth b\ lundsot J. Wi
nter, el al., containing about thirty-four acres,
all cleared; log house thereon.
TERMS OF PAYMENT:
On '-third ol purchase rnon? n haud 011 con
firmation of B<lu. and the bilanee in two equal
annual installment* thereafter with interest, to
be secured by bond and mortgage, including
five per cent attorney's tee in case the same
shall have to- he'colltei. <1 bv legal process.
Adt J. yyiiHtf. dc-t'Uy i\rrXTervli.«. ,
Xootupsbli & WWlef aft ft.
Persons .lesirtng to have their Old Furniture
repaired, or New Work made to order, such as
Music Stands. Book Cases. Wardrobes. Oltice
Desks. Office Tables. <fce.. would do -.veil to call on
A. 13. WILSON,
Practical Cabinet Maker.
I hold that a piece of furniture ma le by hand
worth two made bv machinery, and will cost
Diif little more, if any. Then why not have hand
made ? All work niade in the latest styles and
of the best material I guarantee entire sat
isfaction in stvle. workmanship and price. Give
tue a call. Shop on Mifflin street four doors
west of Main street, and opposite A Troutman's
store, Bntler. Pa. sepl7-ly
LI VRM Y & PRRDXTABLR
WEST OF LOW BY HOUSE, BUTLER, PA.
i Having removed nil my stock •«» the
a!)Ove Stable, the public are r« epect
fully invited to call.
The best Horses, Carriages. Bug
gies, &c. kept constantly for hire.
Open all hours, day and night.
nill buy a one-halt tuleresi in a good bu*-
lnch& in Pittsburgh. One who knows some
thing atv.ut tanning preferred. An honest man
with the above amount will do well to adrtres
bv letter. SMITH .t<»HN'S, care S. M Jan.es,
93 Liberty sir. et, Pitt-burirb, Pa |au27-l .
, CCR' L M'eek in your own town. Terms :in<l ,S5
MUG* & aAiMbvt « oot \
Ml'll.Kh. I'v wniNkHn* » A 4. iS-o
MRS. LYDsA E. Pm&hfti.;.
LYDIA E. PiNKHANi'S
The Positive Cure
For all Female Complaints.
This prennratfrm, ft-i i*s name con.«ist3 of
VegetablePropc. .ies tl»_t arc lu the <le 1-
icate invalid. Upcnonj trial the n:crits of this Com
pound will bo as relief is immediate; and
when its uf»e is continued, in ninety-nine casoj in a hua
tired, apcrmancr.icurei.Jcf?octcd,a3thousan<is will tc»
tify. Oa account of its proven merit.', it i; t<w!-y ro
commended and prescribed by tLo Le.-t in
It will euro entirely t'.o worrt fem c>f filling
ef tho uterus, I. ucorrhcui, and paliifuJ
Menst mat ion, all Ovarian Troubles, I:: .".animation c:xd
Ulceration, Flooding*, a!l Di placements and the con
sequent splruj weakness, and is erpccially adapted to
the Change of Li*e. It vill dissolve and expel tumors
t.-om the utcrusin an car!y of development. Tae
tendency to cancerous hamorathero Li checked very
6poeddy by it* use.
In fart it hrs proved to be the rrer.t
est and best remedy that has ever been discover
ed. It permcatej every portion of the system, au J gives
new life and vijor. It removes f ."Invnear.rLatulcncy, de
stroys all craving for stimulants, aa 1 relieves weakness
of the stomach
It cures Bloating, Headaches, Nervous Prostration,
General Debility, Sleeplessness, Depression ai.d Indi
gestion. That feeling of bearing down, causing pain,
weight and backache, is always permanently cured I j
its use. It willat all times, and underr 11 circumstan
ces, act in harmony with tho law that governs the
For Kidney Complaints of either eex this compound
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
Is prepared at 233 and 235 Western Avenue, Lynn, Ma-*.
Price SI.OO. Six bottles for $.'.00. Sent l»y mail in the
form of pills, also in the form of Lozenges, on receipt
of price, SI.OO, per box, for either. Mrs. PI! ILA II
freely answers all letters of inquiry. Send for pam
phiet. Address as above Kmtion this paper.
No family chould be without LYDIA II n.rHHAM*
LiVlii: TILLS. They euro Constipation, Biliousness,
andTorpitLty of the Liver. 25 cunts XKr bo*
Gt-,0. A. KELLY & tO. Genera!
Age Pittsburgh Pa.
Sold by D. H. Wuller, - Butler Pa.
S Aco*aiDination of Hops* Buchu, Wan-
I draU.»o aud Dandelion* with ail tuebct.t and
B most c»urativc properties of all other Bitters.
mai«s\the greatest Blood Purifier, Liver
Ro » u tor* and Life and llealtn keatui uig
No disease an possibly io*>cr who-e r
liiiters are us veupy iivleci arc tuc*r
Si« 7 £ It: l:v liafs Tlgorto tbs *si iiim
lotllwl.o-o cUmi'lo}" l - < - at3 c:'.ujo irrerulari
ty of c.ie L. 'W< lsor \ urinary organs, or who re
quire an a Touic and mild Stimulant
llD»ttors aio inval^J 1 WitilOUt
No Letter what your fJlcSngs or fyn»T>to-*is H
are tho ail\f"e»t is use l>it- I
tors. Don't waitu:.tilyoubut if you I
only feel bad or r.:i arable3 Cßist -cn at onee* I
it .nay y jar I.^.it a * ©d hundreds, g
CSCO will be pal l forr. - f 'l rot 8
f bu.rer.hut usea.tdui.-o ti.caj^k to Hc : ) B j
k* Rcawmbcr, Hop h dmgptji k
k aiid fiorz'' end co 1 rson or
u should be without the:;i.
1 -I H.f.Q,iiana'wolntoand Mo cu- 3
|j fo:*Drur..ienn"ss,i:»eof oriu:n. t .»'>acco an..F
t All sold by <.;*u; "'' ts. Send B». .vSr *
H for Circular. Hop B!ttm X.>, vi., A f
Said a man. whose woebegone eonnten
iince iirnl broken-down coi'.siiiution pi:«in
ly showed traces ot disease—a with
Nervous Dyspepsir, in whose stomaeh the
most delicate morsel lay like lead, lte
fre.shing sleep and quiet nerves were stran
gers to aim, and lie despaired of ever being
well. We advised him to take
SMS LIVER REGULATOR,
which he did, and in a short time was not
only relieved but cured.
Keader, if you are suffering with Dyspep
sia or l.iver Disease in am form, do not
wait until the disease has taki'ii a fast hold
upon you. but use Ihe Regula or when the
symptoms first show themselves. SIM
MONS 1.1 VUK I!i;<;I'LATOK is not an al
e.oholic stimulant, hut a I't'KEI.Y VKCK
TABI.K KKMEDY hat will enre when
evervlhinfcelse fails. Ii is a faultless fam
ll> medieine. Does m t disarrange the
system. Is no violei-t -irastfe purge, but
nature's own remedy, l'iie friend <>f i ve
rvone, and will not disappoint you. A
single trial will eonvinee you that it i- the
cheapest, purest and best Family Medicine
ill the world.
ASK tile recovered dyspeptics, billions
sufferers, victims of fever and ague, the
mercurial diseased patient how tlicev re
covered th' ir health, cheerful spirits and
good apjM'iite—they will tell you by taking
Simmons Liver Regulator.
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST FOR
1 iver Regulator!
Original and genuine prepared only by
I. 11. ZI-:i1.9.\ A (0., Pliila.
•'Wfi2? s "vtL/insert with liltle linger
LATARRH.COI-0 s 3 ir\J particle of the Balm
1 CsWnm.. 1 J nito the nostrils ; draw
• i strougbreatlis through
bf 1 lio nose. It will he
/fttALS - ,0 r ll l> s °rl c*d. cleansing.
W e;i>ecl membrane.
, apply a particle into
-srv:. •. the ear.
FLY S CRFAM BALM
nAViXO gained an enviable reputation, displac
ing all other preparations 111 the vicinitvof discov
ery, is, on its merits alone, recognized as a won
derful remedy wherever known. A fair trial will ,
convince the most skeptical of its curative pow
ers. It effectually eleauses the nasal passages of
Catarrhal virus, causing healthy secretions, al
lays inflammation and irritation, protects the
membranal Unincs of the head from additional
colds, completely heals the sores and restores the
sense of taste and smell. Beneficial results are
realized bv a few applications. A thorough treat
ment as directed will cure Catarrh. As a house
hold remedy for cold in the head is uneiiualed.
The Balm is e.tsv to use and agreeable. Sold bv
druggists at no cents On receipt of so cents will
mail a package. Send for circular with full infor
ELY'S CREAM BAT.M CO.. Owego. N. A*, i
For sale in Butler by )>. II Wuller, J. C. Kcdick,
Zimmerman & Widler. Coulter & I.inn.
Union Woolen ]\lill,
II FIJI.LKKTOX. I»r«i»*r.
Mauulaeturei ol Bi.anklt.-, Fi.ansel.-, Yarns.
Ac. Alm> cu-toui work done to order, such a? |
carding Koii«, niakin. Blankets, Flannels Ki ii
linsr unit tVeuvine Yarns, Ac., t very low
prices. Wool worktf l on the si ares, il de
sir»»d. ii'.v7 1
IDO2ST iNTi.X X-.'-s
has cured rheumatism after the treatment of
fourteen doctors had failed and after he had
used erutchec for bixteen years.
It na* discovered by K Dt uueil, in the tveat
ineiit nf iiiuo^.*l/--.-Si'lii'V
i>. 11. nru KK.
Dtmnam BUTLi.II, PA. 1
INGERSOLL'S CHE ED.
Pome one sends u« a little tract con
taining epigrammatic expressions from
Col Kol>t. G. Ingersoli's latest lecture,
What must we do to be saved?' We
have read the the tract, and we have
read the entire i< cture. ll this is truly
Ingersoli's creed, the Colonel is not so
far out <if the way. He is coming round
may be. He manages to get Consider
able scrip!ure iuto his creed, as he s-ets
it lorth. There is lots of hopt*; in fact,
there is a great deal of ceitaiuty for the
Colonel. We subj.i.n a few articles of
this great man's creed, ju.-t to show
from what book he gets his declaration
of faith :
'Honest industry is as good as pious
! idleness,' says the Colonel.
Well, that's all right. That's ortho
dox. The ii.ble says the same thing,
and said it long before the Coionel had
thought of it —Faith without works is
'Christ believed the temple of God to
; be the heart of tuaii'— lngersoli.
Yes, that's orthodox too. We 'must
worship him in spirit. Kuow ye uot
that je aie the temples of the Holy
'lf I go to heaven I want to take aiy
reason with me. —lnge soli.
Of course, and so you will, 'for now
we see through a glass darkiy, but there
face to face; now i know in part, but
then 1 shall know even as I am known.'
1 Cor xi;i, 12.
'Fear is a dagger with which hypoc
ricy assassinates the soul'—lngersoli.
Thai's good gospel, and 'perfect love
casteth out fear.'.
'll 1 owe Sui'th ten dollars, and God
forgave me, that doesn't pay Smith.'—
Correct you are; the prayer of Chris
tianity is, 'Forgive us our debts as we
forgive our debtors' ' Owe no mau
'Reason is the light of the soul, and
if you have uot the right to follow it,
what have you a right to follow?'—ln
'Yet in the church I would rather
speak five words with my understand
ing, that by my voice 1 might teach
others also, than ten thousand words in
an unknown tongue Brethren, be not
children in understanding; howheit in
malice be ye children, but in under
standing be men.'—l Oor. xiv, 19-20
'if you go to hell, it will be for not
practicing the virtues which the Ser
mon ou the Mount proclaims - ' —lnger-
That's all orthodox. 'lf ye know
these tbitigs, happy are ye if ye do
The men who saw the miracles all
died long ago. I wasn't acquainted
with any of 'em.'—lngersoli.
Same way with the men who saw
Servetus burned. But the Colonel
most firmly believes that Servetus was
'A little miracle now, right here —
just a little one—would do more toward
the advancement of the gospel than all
the preaching of the last thirty years.'
•It they hoar not Moses and the
prophets, neither will they be persuaded
though oue rose from the dead.' —Luke
'lf there is a God in the universe he
will uot damn au honest man.'—lnger
'A false balance is an abomination
unto the Lord; but a just weight is hi
delight.'—Prov x , 1.
'There is only one true worship, and
that is the practice of just.ee.'—lnger
'Render therefore unto Caesar the
things which be Cajsar's, and unto God
the things which be God's.'—Luke xx,
'God will Let damn a good citizen,
a good father, or a good friend.'—ln
Certainly not; nor any good man.
'A good mau showeth favor and
lendeth, he will guide his affairs with
discretion. Surely, he shall not be
moved forever ; the righteous shall be
held in everlasting remembrance.'—Ps.
xxii, 5, fi.
'Study the religion of the bodv in
preference to the religion of the soul
A healthy body will give a healthy
tnind, and a healthy miud will destroy
That explains why the Indians have
'People who have the smallest sools
make the most fuss about saving them.'
Of course. Colonel; they are the hard
est kind to save.
'I will never ask God to treat me any
fairer than I treat my fellow men.'—
Well, that's perfectly orthodox, 'For
if ye forgive meu their trespasses, your
heavenly Father will also forgive you;
but if you forgive uot men their tres
passes, neither will your Father forgive
your trespasses.' 'For with what judg
ment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and
with what mea.-ure ye mete, shall be
measured to you.'
'Upon th*» shaddowy shore of death j
the sea of trouble casts uo wave.'—ln- i
The Colonel must have been singing
that good old hymn, 'When 1 can read
uiy title clear,' in which occur the liues:
" And not & wav- ot trouble rolls
Acrono iu> peaceful breast"
TERRORS OF THE SIMOON, j
The 'simoon,' or poisoned wind of
Arabia is a serious affair to the persons
caught in it. The Genii* of the column
of v\ ind is composed of a poisonous gas,
to breathe which is Round this
centre there eddy violent "rusts of heat
ed and impregnated air, like that of a
furnace. It approaches slowly amid the
whirl of air currents that pireceeds it at
some distance. During its presence the
only chance of preserving life is found
in covering the face with a cloth and
lying prone on the sand, iiahaling what
little pure air may be fonL'.d next to the
earth. Meanwhile, the feeling of the
chest is that of suffocation, and that of
the limbs as though molten iron was be
ing poured over them.. Caioiels instinct
ively bury their nozzles iii the sand; ;
but horses do not possess uhe same pre
servatory instinct, and perish in
SHE UAL) P. USIXESS WITH
co son ESS.
'Where's congress? I'm looking for
congress,' said a tall ones yed woman,
peeping through one • f the doors of the
h use of representatives, the other
morning l . 'ls that fellow wtb a bald
'What do you want with congress,
anyhow?' demanded a deputy do r
keeper, gruffly. 'Llold ou! you eau't
go in there!'
'I came from Bucks county, Ta., t
i-ee congress, aud if you've got it o;i
draught anywhere around here, I w.iui
some. What's the reason I can tg> in
'Cause you can't. Nobody allowed
hen- but members.'
' That r <1 l eaded man with a squint
'No; he s one of the member's secre
taries, he has a <m the floor.'
'ls that lop-sided chap with a wig
one of the secretaries?'
'No; he's a friend of a member. Ilad
'What's that bare-legged boy falling
over the back of a chair? Has he got
'He'd oue of the pages?'
Who's that red-nosed artist, with
sore ear? Did he have a pass?'
'lVat's a messenger. He don't nee
a pass.' (
'What's that fellow wilh his legs o
a d>-sk ? Is he one of the bosses?'
'ILt 's one of the clerks.'
'Any oi them IV Hows pay any taxes?
'I think not; dou't know ' said th
'Now, young feller, you want to bun
room to stand in while I bu-t throug
this door. Don't fool with me or yoli
triends will thiuk you've been doin
business with a steam grindstone,
pay taxes on three acres and eight pig
up iu Bucks county, and I'm goin,
through this 'erec>ingress like a coulr:
but.oll box through a congregation
You just crawl out of sight, if you don'
want your spine to change places wk
the next township '
'Where's the congress from Buck
county? Show me the Bucks count;
congress, and if he don't get a bii
through this town to send that hare
lipped old sky-rocket, who wants t
foreclose a mortgage on my place, t
the penitentiary, he'll wish he'd beei
born a tree and cut down and burnei
up • hen he was young. Point out thi
congress from Bucks county before
turn you inside out, to see how you'r
put together. Tell me I can't go ii
among a lot of clerks and passes uui
pages! If there's a square foot of con
•Tress left, by the time I reach it, it'l
wish it was covered with hair that pull
out without hurting.'
They iuduced her to leave by tellinj
her that the "congress from Buck
county" held its sessions in the paten
office, and she departed, threatning t<
got the bill disposing of her mortgagi
through before she left town, or mak«
the Bucks county member think i
"cider barrel had busted under bin
just as a shot-tower fell on top of him '
OPINIONS OF THE TRESS 0*
The subjoined opinions of the pres:
on kissing relates to the text whicl
tells us that "Jacob kissed Rachel ant
lifted up his voice and wept"—:
If bachel was a pret'y girl an 1 kept
her face clean, we can't see what
Jacob had to cry about.— Daily Tel:
How do you know but she slappec
his face for him—L. Y. M. C. Ass
The cause of Jacob's weeping was
'he refusal of Rachel to allow him t(
kiss her again. Nonconformist.
It is our opinion that Jacob wept
because he had not kissed Riehel be
fore and wept for the time lost.— Na
The fello.w wept because the girl did
n:>t kiss him.—Pall Mall Gazette.
Jacob wept because Rachel told him
to do it again, and he was afraid to.—
Jacob cried because she threatened
10 tell her mother.— Christian World.
Jacob wept because there was only
one Bachel to kiss.—Seuthport News.
He wept lor Joy, because it tasted
so good.— Jewish Chronicle.
We think Jacob cried because Ra
chel had been eating onions.—Stand
A mistake. Not his eyes, but his
mouth, watered.—Chester Chronicle.
Our opinion is that Jacob wept be
cause he found it was not half what it
was cracked up to be.—Manchester
Examiner and Times.
Jacob thought it was a fast color,
and wept to find the paint come off.—
Fine Art Gazette.
He was a fool; he did not know
what was good for him.— Saturday
Jacob thought she might have a big
brother.— Church Times.
Because there was no time for an
other.—Su'o d and Trowel.
When Ja.ob lifted up his voice and
wept, he found he could not get it as
high as he expected.— Musical Notes.
Weeping is not unfrequently caused
by extreme pleasure, joy. happiness;
it niiL'ht have been so in Jacob's case'
Hardwick's Sci nee Gossip.
Of course. Bachel n j doubt had a
sweet pretty month, and he wept for
the joy of such a kiss.
JUDGE KELLETS WIT.
President Garfield nn'l Judge Kelloy
once went down on the Eastern Shore
of Maryland to make some political
speeches. It was in w»r times, during
a Congressional campaign, and some of
the Eastern Shoremen were strong
rebels. While General Garfield was
making a Republican speech in the
Court House at Chestertown, an egg
whizzed by like a bullet and smashed
against the wall behind him. 'G« ntle
men.' said Judge Kelley, sniffing the
air, 'l'm happy to see that down here
on the Eastern Shore the glorious
American eagle lays sound eggs.'
The audience roared with laughter.,
a? d General Garfield went on w-kh bis
There is no sanctuary of viitue like
I LOUD BEACON6HELD'S C..-
One of the pbcnomtnil <areers of
>r this century wai ended on he m rn
», ing of the 10th ultimo, ly the death oi
e Benjamin Disraeli, Karl ofßeacousfi -lei.
r Tie -on of Isaac D'lsraeli, the wel
d known author, he was born Dec. 21,
1804 Some of his friends had hiui
*, baptized July 31, 1817, during the ab
•- sence of h.s father, and thus the way
't to a cateer in England was op ned uj
to one wh • would otherwise h.»ve beet,
i nscribed. Little is kno«Vii of hi?
■ i education, but it was fairly go.) I,
i though he never attended either a pub
n lie school or a university. When a
vouiig man his attainments were quite
i remarkable for their range, but he wa.-
n« ver a very accurate scholar, aud wat
t qu t.- apt to trip when he attempted
a.iy display of learning. After spend
•- ing a lew years iu a solicitor's office, hi
devoted himself to soc.etv and litera-
ture. In 1827 he w.is fanvus as tb
author of the most popular novel oi
d the day, "Vivian Grey," aad as per
haps the most consuniate daudy in all
* England. His gorgeous waistcoat.-
t and elaborately oiled ami curled loi k>,
his profuse jewelry aud grand airs,
"vere at once the euvy of the fops ami
a the scorn ol the sensible.
But young Disraeli's dandyism wa
il only skin deep. In part it was the re
( suit of his Oriental tastes—to the last
II his preference lor the gaudy and taw
dry were marked—aad iu part it was a
mere veil for his more serious purposes,
" deliberately assumed and consciously
e worn. This is a clever young fellow
who would amount to sometning, if he
t only less foppish, th »ught the world ;
b but he, conscious of the possession ol
r brilliant talents and cherishing a lofty
U ambition, was only amusing himself
I v> hile biding his time. Several other
s novels followed "Vivian Grey," of
if which ' Contarini Fleming," "Con
i- ingsby" aud 'Tancred" were the most
not ble. But literary fame was not
t his goal; be aspired to the possession of
b power, and endeavored to obtain a seat
in Parliament. After several unsuc
s cessful attempts, he at length was re
y turned as member for Maidstone, as a
1 "Tory-Radical," whatever that meant.
- A characteristic anecdote is told of
a hi in at this time. Lord Melbourne
0 said to him somewhat superciliously,
1 "Well, Mr. Disraeli, what, is your ide-«
1 in entering Parliament; what is your
3 ambition ? "To be Prime Minister of
I England, my lord," was the reply,
i? There was apparently small chance of
i such an ambition being realized.
1 The beginning of his Parliamentary
- career was the reverse of auspicious.
1 The House of Cominans is not an easy
s body to sfteak iu, being intolerant of
all display and labored flights of elo
f quence Something iu Mr. Disraeli's
s manner drew out jeers and coughs be
t fore he had spokeu five minutes, al
y though the custom is to listen kindly
3 to a maiden speech, however bad, and
i after a little the speaker was obliged to
i sit down with these words: "I am not
l at all surprised, sir, at the reception I
' have received. (Continued laughter.)
I have begun several things uianv times
f —(iaughier)—and I have succeeded at
last. (Fresh cries of' Question.') Ay,
sir. and though I sit down now, the
5 time will come when you will hear
1 nte." In no wise discomposed by his
' first failure be spoke often, and after
awhile the H u-e did hear him, until
in ten years he became the best debater
in that body, the one speaker who was
" never dull, and was always listened to
I In 1839 he married the widow of his
former colleague, Mr. Windom Lewis.
She brought him a handsome estate,
5 was devoted to his fortunes, and beiug
' a woman of rare culture and social posi
tion did much to promote his rapid rise.
After the death of lord George Ben
tick ho became the acknowledged j
• : leader of the Tory party in the Hi use |
| of Commons, was Chancellor of the !
Exchequer under each «>f lord Derby's!
! three administrations. Prime Minister .
in 1868, holding office for one year, [
i and a<rain from 1874 to 1880 It is .
! not necessary to give his political his- >
tory more in detail, for it has been |
very fully written in books that are ac- '
] cessible to everybody.
! As men usually estimate success, no j
man ever achieved a more splendid i
| success than the obscure Jewish boy I
who rose to be Prime Miust. r of Eug- ;
j land, a member of the proudest aris-1
J toeracy iu the world. There wasnoth- j
in*. lacking to the outward signs of
sue. ess—honors, power and wealth
were his in as large measure as he
' chose to take them. He was the fav
, orite of his soverign aud the idol of
i his party. The glitter of all this may
well blind the eyes of the multitude to
the means by which it was obtained,
and conceal the radical unsoundness of
the character which was visible through !
out Lord Beacousfield's life. His ca-j
' reer cannot be better epitomized than
in these verses of Mr. Lowell:
1 General C. is a dretHe smart man,
He's ben on all sides thet give place? or pelf; !
But consistency still wuz a pirt of his plan— !
' lie's ben true to one party, an' thet is himself. :
I Not even his warmest admirers ever :
asserted that Lord Beaconsfield had
any settled convictions auv firm pur- '
pose, anv keen conscientiousness. He i
may not have been consciously dis
honest, but lie worshipped success, aud j
was bound to have it at any price, j
He had it—at the price of a sterling
character and the las ing esteem of
Unfortunatly for Lord Beaconsfield, 1
he lived in the same generation with i
Mr. Gladstone. In showiness and I
brilliancy he outshone the latter ; but •
iu solid ability, in breadth of states-j
mauship, in all the higher moral quali- i
■ ties of manhood, there is no compari- |
son to be made between them, Mr. |
Glad-tone has made as many political ]
somersets as Lord Beaconsfield ever!
did; but it is the general judgement
thai while the one changed his course
from mere policy, the other has ncvpr
changed but from conviction. It need
ed the contrast of just such a career as
Mr. Gladstone's to show the hollow
ness of Lord Beaconslield's, and to
teach the lesson that the highest, most I
enduring success cannot be won by a
br.lliant but shallow adventurer.
Eve was the firoi to set a fall fash
■ toa. 1
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THE TALLEST VAN IN THE
Arrival in the City, Yesterday, of a
Curiosity from the Flowri/ Ki g
dom—Harnum'» Chinese Giant, and
Uoic he is Put Upon by Tailors and
•VOJJJ Philadelphia Time* of April 2fl.
In tlu 1 Main Building of the Centen
iial Exhibition one of the first things
ihat catches the eye upon entering is a
colossal statue whose huge dimensions
•n wiider the sight and make dizzy the
•ruin as it Attempts to compass its tow
ring height which, in its imposing
niassi veness, compels all preconceived
i nicies of fabled genii and legendary gi
nts to dwindle and shrink into insig
nificance l»y the contrast Every one
who sees the statue is accust >med to
exclaim upon the ludicrousness of the
comparisons it affords to other statues
and living figures which on every side
Yesterday morning, at eight o'clock,
a close carriage drove up to the side
entrance of the Bingham House, from
which there was taken oat what ap
peared ot first to be a second edition of
the Centennial statue, except that this
second figure was that of a mammoth
Chinaman, who lived and moved on a
a pair of inconceivably long legs, in
p»-pj»er-und-salt trousers, and with a
breadth of back and shoulders that
found difficulty in getting into the hotel
doorway, which feat he finally aecom
pli.-lied by a low stoop, the upper part
of the door just grazing his back as he
As the colosal figure walked into the
office the guests, who had been quietly
sitting on benches and chairs reading,
with one impulse sprang to their feet,
and with faces the picture of speechless
astonishmeut, looked up at him. Slow
ly and calmly, like a towering pedestal,
he moved up to the office counter, look
ing upon the gaping crowd below with
a pair of quiet, dark eyes and reaching
out a baud, which might have been at
a distance mistaken for a Webster's
Unabridged Dictionary, took the p«»n
which the clerk handed him and wrote
in the register, in a plain, round hand,
Chang-yu-Sing; then below this, Parn
This done he turned calmly around,
the top of his head almost grazing the
office ceiling, and giving some instruc
tions to 'Parn Young' about the lug
gage wus escorted to the elevator,
which he entered in the game manner
he had entered the hotel doorway—by
stoopiug—and seating himself on the
groaning cushion was 'elevated' to
room No. 241, on the third floor, to
which place 'Parn Young' and his lug
gage soon followed.
The colossal figure was Chang, the
Chinese Giant, whose form and figure
has been extensively represented on
hand-bills and posters on dead walls
and fences and in street cars and in
newspaper advertising columns by Mr.
Barnutu's agents during the past few
weeks. These pictures represent him
about twice as tall as the average man.
F >r once the advertisement falls short
of doing him justice. The effect upon
spectators as they enter his room and
he rises and stands before them in all
bis towering heiirht cannot be likened
to anything else than the sensation pro
duced when one stands before the statue
in the Centennial Building. There is
one difference, however. The statue is
inanimate, lifeless. Chang is an affa
ble, courteous, educated, gentlemanly
living creature, with the best of man
ners. His right hand sparkles with five
huge diamond rings, one of them a pres
ent from the Emperor of Austria, bear
ing the Imperial crest; another a pres
ent from the late Emperor of Russia,
and the rest presents from nobles and
people of different countries in the old
world which Chang has visited. He is
a thorough scholar, speaking seven dif
ferent languages, among them the Eng
lish with the fluency of a native. His
height is within fourinchesof nine feet;
his weight is exactly 364 pounds. He
is not a fleshy man as most giants are,
but spare in proportion to his build,
lie has been in the show business for
twenty years and has seen all the coun
tries of the world and all the noted
people. He is a high-priced giant, be
cause he is imposed upon everywhere.
To tailors he is a prize, to landlords a
terror. In New York he went to get
measured for a suit of clothes which at
the most extravagant calculation would
not have cost the most average man
over S6O, but the tailor charged him
$lB5. In the same city, when he first
arrived there two months ago, bis
agent procured board for him at a down
town restaurant. The proprietor made
him pay $4.75 for one meal and told
him, after he had paid his bill, that he
could not board him at that rate, as he
would break him up in a month if he
attempted to do it. Subsequent, nego
tiations with the agent induced him to
take him at the rate of S2OO a month,
but in three weeks' time the proprietor
pleaded with the ageut to be released
from the contract, as Chang waseating
him out of house aud home. .
Over indulgence in eating and drink
ing, whereby the Liver is disorganized,
and th 6 system deranged. The suffer
ing resulting from dyspepsia is very
terrible, and the sooner the patient can
get relief the better. There is no rem
edy so effectual for the cure of this dis
ease as Simmons' Liver Regulator.—
D. B. Dobson, M. D. of Deer Park, Al
abama, savs: "I have used the Regula
tor for eight months, and find it haa
cured me entirely of dvspeysia. It is
the best medicine I ever used for that
disease, or, rather, it is the only one
that has proved satisfactory.
A letter has been received at the
Treasury Department from an enter
prising German citizen of New York
City offering the Govermen' SIO,OOO
for the privilege of running a small
lunch counter and a beer saloon in the
lobbv of the Postoffice of that city. In
a postscript he added that if his propo
sition was entertained he would make
it 'all right with the proper parties.
The expense of shoeing children can
be reduced one-half,, bv^their"wearing. ,
those protected at the toe with the A.
5. T Co. Black Tip. Every tip has A.
6. Xi Co. stamped upon the front off it.