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THURSDAY. JULY l . 18S7.
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INDEX TO NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
Meetixos— Zenibbabel J-odice No. 15, F. & A.
M.; Metropolitan Savings and Loan Company;
Savannah Mutual Loan Association; Georgia
Hussars; Georgia Tent No. 151.1. O. K.
Special Notices Removal, R. R Richards;
As to crew of Russian Bark Lihertas.
Steamship Schedule— General Transatlantic
Cheap Column Advertisements Help Want
ed; Employment Wanted; For Rent; Personal;
Imported Bay Rum— At L. C. Strong’s.
House, Sion and Decorative Painter —J. M.
Leoal Notices— Liquor Licenses; Applies
tion for a Local Act as to Paving, Etc.
Cadbaoe and Turnip Seed—At J. T. Shup
trine i Bros
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to forward papers by the mast direct and
When Henry George converts a man to
his peculiar views it seems that he does it
It seems to be the plan of the lessees of the
Western and Atlantic railroad to claim
everything and take what they can get.
Dr. MeGlynn takes the Pope's bull by
both horns. It is a question, however,
whether or not he will be able to hold on.
Civil Service Commissioner Edgerton
says that Indiana is for Cleveland. No
doubt the Republican organs will revenge
themselves by calling for the Commission
(Jen. Simon Cameron, of Pennsylvania,
will leave for Europe on Saturday. He
doubtless wishes to inform himself as to the
progress of Mr. Blaine's Presidential cam
paign on the other side.
Gen. Thomas L. Clingmau, of North Caro
lina, says: “Sometime it will be recognized
that a Southern citizen has the welfare of
the country at heart as well as any other.”
The fact is already recognized by all men of
The English papers are angry with Mr.
Gladstone’s American admirers because
they presented a t**stimonial to him. They
might as well get in a goal humor, for their
anger will intimidate neither Mr. Gladstone
nor his admirers.
The King of Siam rejoii-es under the name
•f Phra Paraminar Malm Clmlalon Korn
Fhra Chula Chern Klag Yu Hua. Queen
Victoria, no doubt, was grateful that he
split his brother to her jubilee instead of
being present himself.
The first "bale of cotton sent from Texan to
New York this year was raised by a woman,
Mrs. Houseman, of Cuero. It was sold at
tlie cotton exchange for 33 cents a pound.
It would seem, since the price was a high
one, that “first" bales are bought for fame.
At Schuyler, Cal., the other day a militia
company of thirty-six privates and thirteen
officers was sworn into service. “Organized
according to army rules," the Captain said,
when he paraded his command. He was
mistaken. A few more officers were needed.
Dakin, the expelled member of the Michi
gan Legislature, has monumental cheek.
He wishes pay from the time of his expul
sion to the close of the session. It cost $3,300
to turn him out, much more than should
have been spent upon a creature so worth
In a Brooklyn court the other day, a law
yer went a little further than usual in bad
gering a witness. He asked his victim if
he was ever an unidentified corpse in a
New York morgue. A hoctoring lawyer is
a sort of a nuisance, and should be sup
John IVanamaker, the Philadelphia mer
chant prince, was fifty years old on Sunday
lust. He celebrated the event by quiet ly at
tending to his duties as a Sunday school
superintendent. Many other men would
have celebrated in a way not nearly so com
Senators Plumb of Kansas, Vest of Mis
souri, Allison of lowa, and Cameron of
Pennsylvania, have gone to Montana to
•pend n month with ex-Gov. Hauser. They
have wisely determined to give politic; a
l est until the weather grows cooler. It is a
pity they couldn’t have prevailed upon
fertaln other politicians to follow their ox
The United States Consul at Honduras is
t man named Burchard. Not long ago he
sxpresaed the opinion that Honduras was in
greater need of missionaries than Africa.
To revenge themselves the citizens have
a-ained their dogs to bark at him as he
passes along the streets. Burchard is a
tame that seems bound to get its owner into
It is said that no other business Ims bad
nore rapid development than electric light
ng, and that in no other have men so sud
lenly grown rich. It is believed that gas is
loomed, and that in a few years more the
Qectric light will even largely su))erccde oil
Ights. Perhaps the triumph of the electric
Igbt will gradually cause weak eyes to disap
ear. It is much more steady than any
l The Race Question North and South.
The case of the colored clergyman and his
wife who were compelled to leave a first
class passenger car and ride in a smoking
car on a Georgia railroad a couple of weeks
ago is being quite generally discussed by
the Northern Republican journals. The
case lias been brought to the attention of
the interstate commerce commission and
doubtless that body will have something to
say about it soon.
But, in view of the prejudice which exists
at the North against colored people, it is
rather remarkable that Republican journals
should make so much out of every instance
of race prejudice which occurs in the South.
They were not at all demonstrative in their
condemnation of Mr. Bradley, the owner of
Asbury Park, a summer resort on the New
Jersey coast, when he announced, a few
days ago, that he wanted the colored peo
ple to keep away from that place
because they injured it by their presence.
It would not be at all difficult to point out
other cases which have occurred recently
at the North showing that the white people
there are no more tolerant of contact with
colored people where there is an assumption
of equality than the white people at the
The Georgia railroad, if the facts were
stated correctly, committed a crave error
in accepting first-class fare from the colored
clergyman and his wife unless it was pro
posed to furnish them with first-class ac
commodations. To sidl them tickets which
entitled them to places in a first-class car
and then to force them to occupy seats in
the smoking car was a wrong for which the
rnilroud company ought to bo held re
The Northern people who see compara
tively few colored people and, hence, are
not prepared to speak on the merits of the
color line question from a practical stand
point, would doubtless entertain very dif
ferent views with regard to it if the per
centage of the colored population at the
North were as great as it is at the South.
In some parts of the South, if the colored
people were permitted in first-class cars
they would drive the white people out of
them not only because of their numbers but
also because of their uninviting condition.
Of course there are plenty of neatly dressed
and well behaved colored people in the
South, but their number is hardly
noticeable compared to that of
the rough laborers from the cotton
fields, turpentine farms and lumber dis
tricts, who crowd the trains.
The North has no occasion to charge the
South with unreasonable race prejudice.
The Hebrew at the South has every courtesy
shown him. He is welcomed as lie ought
to be, and sees no discrimination against
him. Does he find the same courteous treat
ment at the North ? Not only is Judge
Hilton’s great hotel at Saratoga dosed
against him, but he is liarred out of many
other places where guests are received. The
North is not in a position to lecture the
South on the race question.
Dr. McGlynn’s Insincerity.
It is quite evident that Dr. McGlynn is
not as honest and sincere a man as he would
like the public to bdieve he is. On last
Sunday morning, after he had been notified
that there was a registered document for
him at the post office, which he had
reason to suspect was a notification of his
excommunication, he went to a church
whose officiating priest had not read the
morning papers and partook of the com
munion. He suspected that he had no right
to do anything of the kind, and he also
knew that if the officiating priest had been
aware of the publication of the notice of ex
communication he would not huve adminis :
to red communion to him. And vet he seems
to get some satisfaction out of the fact that
notwithstanding that he was excommuni
cated he succeeded in a sort of underhand
way in participating in one of the most
solemn services of the church.
The thing, however, which brings his in
tegrity into question the more seriously is
his refusal to state the true cause of his ex
communication. He insists that he was
driven out of the church because he
advocated a land theory which the church
does not regard with favor. The notice of
excommunication, however, states very
plainly that his offense was disobedience.
It is true that there was some question
about the advisability of permitting a priest
of the Catholic church to support in public
spa-echos Henry George’s land theory, and
Dr. McGlynn was ordered to Rome
to explain the theory and to
give his roasons for advocating
it. He refused to go, and for his disobe
dience he was excommunicated. If he were
the fair-minded man he pretends to be he
would say that ho would not submit to the
discipline of the church and was, therefore,
turned out of it. What would have lieen
the course pursued with regard to him if he
had gone to Rome it is impossible to sav.
That question is a matter of no importance
now. In view of the fact that it is possible
that Dr. McGlynn may play a prominent
part in politics, it is a matter of some in
terest to have clearly understood the true
reason for his excommunication.
The Fogarty Case.
Public sentiment undoubtedly sustains
the decision of the court overruling the
motion for a now trial in the Fogarty case.
The defense of Fogarty was that being an
epileptic he was not roi>onsiblo for his
actions. The same thing was urged as a
reason why anew trial should he granted.
The c'ourt called attention to the fact that
the plea of insanity was not set up during
the trial. If that plea had been made
Fogarty’s mental condition would have been
inquired into, and if it had been found that
he was so unsound mentally as not to be
accountable for his conduct he would not
have been tried for the crime for which he
was indicted, but would have been sent to
the insane asylum. Instead of pleading in
sanity Fogarty’s liberty was asked for, and
the jury found him guilty.
If Fogarty is insane it is clear that he is
a dangerous lunatic and ought to bo placed
under some restraint. If ho is accountable
for his conduct, then, of course, he ought to
be puui-shed for his crime.
If his friends considered him insane, it is
reasonable to suppose that they would have
set up the plea of insanity when he was
tried. It was hardly to be expected that
the jury would ilnd him to he insane when
those who had the best opportunity of judg
ing of his mental condition indicated by the
course they pursued that they did not con
sider him to he so.
Comptroller of the Currency Trrnhohn
thinks that Briggs Swift, of th< Fidelity
Bank of Cincinnati, and all other orna
mental bank president*, should he held jk>-
cuniarily rosjionsible for betrayals of trust
by the minor officials of their banks. Under
such circumstances ornamental bauk presi
dents would soon disauuear.
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, JULY 14, ISR7.
Complaints of New York Hotels.
It is said that the New York hotel keepiers
for the first time in many years are eom
pilainiug of dull business. Asa rule their
houses are about as well filled in summer as
in winter. People from all parts of the
country go to New York when seeking or
returning from summer resorts along the
Atlantic coast, and thousands go there who
do not patronize any other summer resort
than Coney Island.
It is said that two things have helped to
keep visitors away from New York this
year. One is the general disturbance which
business has suffered on account of strikes
and the other is the provision of the inter
state commerce law which prohibits rail
roads from issuing passes. It seems rather
remarkable that the abolition of tiie pass
system should have a damaging effect upon
the New York hotels, but it is nevertheless
asserted that such is the ease.
There were hundreds, and perhaps thou
sands, of pieoplo in every Htate who had in
fluence enough to get a pass for a trip) to
New York, ami they generally took this
trip in the summer. Now that they have to
pay a good round sum to get to that city the
great majority of them do not go. The pass
system, however, never was any great bene
fit to these people, because, feeling they had
saved their railroad faro, they were gener
ally more extravagant than they otherwise
would hnve been. They were alsiut certain
to spend the amount of the railroad fare in
addition to what they would have spent had
they paid their fare. The New York hotel
keepers, however, are as a rule so prosper
ous that they can afford to have a few dull
weeks in the summer.
The Prohibitionists in Louisiana are pre
paring to make nn attempt to drive liquor
out of that iState. A convention will lie
held in August, at which measures will be
devised to secure the desired end. The call
for the convention concludes with the fol
lowing ringing words; “In conclusion we
desire to state merely that this is a wave of
that non-partisan prohibition movement
that is stirring so mightily in every South
ern State, strictly within the lines of pres
ent political organizations, and which aims
to draw to itself all persons of every party,
creed, sex, and race who can see no good
reason why the normal rate of taxation
should le increased four-fold in order that a
handful of men should lie protected in sell
ing poison to the rest, and who propose to
make this ‘a government of the people, for
the people and by the people,’ instead of, in
the language of Canon Wilberforce. ‘a gov
ernment of the whisky traffic, for the whisky
traffic, and by the whisky traffic.’”
One of the Georgia delegates to the Na
tional Convention of the Travelers’ Protec
tive Association, held recently in St. Louis,
says that the principal events of interest to
the organization were the following: The
adoption of the Ohio plan or idea, which
places the local divisions, formerly posts, as
tho basis upon which to build up the or
ganization; the adoption of an insurance
feature; the formation of an employment
bureau, to assist merchants in the selection
of men for special business, and to aid meri
torious employes, unengaged, in regaining
employment. The Georgia delegation was
pleasantly treated. Mr. Joseph Hirsch, of
Atlanta, was elected a National Vice Presi
dent. Mr. O. P. Pindell was re-elected
President, with a salary of $2,000 per
annum. The next convention will lie held
at Minneapolis, Minn. The organization is
daily growing in strength.
Where matters of religious faith are con
cerned people are slow to accept anything
that looks like change. “Perhaps never in
the history of printing,” says a Philadelphia
publisher, “has a book fallen so flat, from
which so much was expected, as the Revised
Bible. Hundreds of thousands of copies
were issued, either to remain on the book
sellers’ shelves or to be finally sold at
pound rates like so much waste paper. I
do not mean to imply that as many
Bibles are not bought as formerly, but
after the first curiosity to compare the
revised edition with the old was satisfied,
people returned to the King Janies version,
to which, in all prol lability, they will stick
as long as the world lasts.”
It is said that among government clerks
in Washington there is a mania for re
signing. Strangely enough, the mania
is a sort of tribute to the efficiency
of the civil service rub's. It Reems
that the government has been supplied
with such excellent material by the Civil
Service Commission that the appointees are
being sought out by private establishments.
“Offers of higher salaries and larger oppor
tunities. M says the Washington correspond
ent of the Baltimore Sun, “are inducing the
most capable of the government clerks to
seek their fortunes in the broader walks of
It is announced that the condemned Chi
cago Anarchists have* given up all hope of a
new trial. Funds are still being collected,
but instead of being applied to defray legal
expenses they an* to be used for an entirely
different purpose. Twenty or thirty per
koils are to Ih sent out over the State to pro
cure signatures to a petition to Gov. Oglesby
praying that the death penalty may bo com
muted. A stated sum is to he paid for each
signature secured. If Gov. Oglesby has the
interests of society at heart ho will let the
law take its course. The way to prevent
assassination is to hang those guilty of it.
Frank Burr in a letter to the Philadel
phia Times says that Secretary Bayard
looks old and broken. Deaths in his fam
ily and the labor in the State Department
seem to have told upon him. Whatever his
success or failure has lieen or may l>e as an
executive officer, it is probable that his
public career is pretty nearly ended. He
seems to lack his old fashioninl pleasantness
of manner and cheerfulness. Ho goes out
very little socially, and the men who knew
him as a chum when he entered the Cabi
net now rarely ever see him. Ho seems to
be tired of politics.
Col. Thomas Porterhouse Ochiltree, whoe
principal occupation just now seems to be
telling Anecdotes to the reporters of New
York papers, says that ho intends to run for
Congress next year. He claims to have the
choice of at least three districts—the
Galveston district in Texas, the Baru
toga district in New York, and Mayor
Hewitt's old district in New York
city. It is likely that Col. Ochiltree will
suffer a disappointment. He is too well
known in the districts he mentions to lie
elected to any office, grout or small.
Oscar F. Harvey, the Treasury forger, in
signing his name to cheeks and other busi
ness papers, invariably writes backward.
He begins with the word “Harvey;” he next
writ** the letter “F,” and then comes the
name “Oscar,” which lie writes Iwkward,
beginning with the letter “r.”. Hereafter
government employes who w rite their nanus
backward will be obiects of stuiDicioiL
Advice to Be Heeded.
From the Sew York Times (Rep.)
If Grand Army encampments ar* hereafter to
be successful the schemes of politicians to use
the organization for their nurj>oses, even when
not officially promulgated, will have to be re
buked and suppressed.
A Sorry Day for the Republicans.
From the Missouri Re ym!A icon (Dem.)
Sam Randall is having lots of trouble in his
district. Even a real Democrat threatens to
run against him the next time. It would be a
sorry day for the Republicans if Randall should
happeu to get left at home.
They Have Only One Motto.
From the Sew York Herald (Ind.).
The organs of the Republican party have only
one motto, and if you keep that in mind you
will understand all the fine rhetorical trapeze
work which they are now getting in. That
motto is: “When the bktfdy shirt K r *es to the
laundry we go to the cemetery of dead issues.”
They Certainly Will Not.
From the Sew York World (Dem.)
The logic of over protection carries its de
fenders to gr*at lengths. An organ of that
school rejoices because several foreign coun
tries are adopting or considering duties upon
breadstufTs. The increased cost of food to the
poor people of those countries could perhaps
be viewed with unconcern, from the philosophy
which enables men to l**ar the misfortunes of
others with oqu/inimitv. Hut how about the
American farmers, whose market for surplus
productions these duties are intended to destr. y?
will they. too. rejoice at the “spread of protec
Brown—A villain has been swindling a lot of
folks down town. He passed himself off as me,
and gathered in quite a sum of money.
Fogg -Passed himself off as you? Why the
rascal must be lost to all sense of shame.—
Master Tommy is out walking with his mother.
Seeing a colored man. he exclaims:
‘‘o! wouldn't I like to be as black as that!”
“What an idea!*’
“Yes, l>ecause then I shouldn't have to bother
about washing my face.”— The Ju/lge.
Wilkins— l say. Simpkins, there comes De
Grap, let’s get out of the way
Timpkins—Why, does he owe you anything?
Wilkins -No, but he's had a story accepted by
a magazine, and he's explained to me three
times already how he came to write it.—-Yea;
First Young I,at>y—Who are those people you
bowed to, Mamie ?“
Second Ditto-Oh. don't you know them?
That Mrs. Montalenibert and her husband.
“Have they any children ?”
“Why, Hattie' what an idea! No, indeed!
They are real stylish people.”- Boston Tran
Thk children are getting more precocious
everyday. On returning home from his office
001. Yerger found his 10 year old boy Tommy in
the front yard pla\’ing marbles with a strange
boy of about his own age. “Bill,” said Tom
my, “allow me to introduce you to my father.
You two gentlemen ought to know each other.”
Rmvtu —l)e Forest, old fellow, you look mel
De Forest—That's just the way I feel. My
ease is hopeless.
Smyth -Any body trifling with your affec
tions ? t
De Forest—Yes, my dreams are haunted every
night by a face I saw in a soap ad. —New Haven
Two children loitered by a murmuring stream
That hurried briskly onward toward the sea,
And dreamed as even children oft will dream—
Was it of life,
Its joys and strife?
Well, not to any dangerous degree,
A moment thus they stood upon the bank,
Gazed wistfully in the cool depths below;
A strip—a plunge two shouting urchins sank
Beneath the tide—
***** * * *
Their hair they dried,
And later vowed they swimming did not go.
- . —Bingtuimpton Republican.
“Excuse me, sir,'' he said, “but you are some
thing of a reading man, are you not?”
“Oh. yes, sir. I often read half the night
*1 thought so. lam seldom mistaken in judg
ing character. You have a passion for litera
ture, I suppose?”
Not exactly. I'm a proofreader.— Sew York
An old fellow with a benevolent face sat in the
business office of a large wholesale house. A
young man entered and asked for employment.
“Have you any references?”
“Recommendations of any kind?”
“Then how do you expect to obtain employ
“By making a remarkable statement?”
“What is it?”
“I have recently been discharged, but not on
account of the interstate law.”
The old fellow almost upset his desk in spring
ing to his feet, and, throwing his arms al>out
the young man. hoarsely whispered: “You shall
have a naif interest in my business. Thank
heaven that you have at last found me.”—Ar
President Cleveland never retires before
Cot. Gilder, who started for the north pole
last winter, is now dodging the hot waves at
Miss Daisy Garland will be one of the
ington debutantes next w inter. She is a hand
Mr. Curry, the United States Minister at
Madrid, will sail for America July 15, having ob
tains! leave of absence.
Chief Justice Waite has entirely recovered
from his illness of a year ago, and now apjiears
to be in the most robust health.
Secretary Lamar’s ron, who now has a gov
ernment clerkship. Is not a bright young man,
but au excellent base ball player.
Petf.r Barlow, who took part in the Ameri
can revolution under Gen. Washington, has
died in Demarara, aged 180 years.
For fourteen years Chief Judge David Mc-
Adam, of the New York City Court has never
been absent from or tardy on the bench.
Prince Ferdinand, of Saxe-Oohure-Gotha, is
personally unknown to the people of Bulgaria,
and they show little interest in his election to
Mrs. Daniels, of Poughkeepsie, took out
naturalization papers in 1843. The list is rap
id 1$ increasing, and the “oldest Mason” has
gone into retiracy.
Hearing that Mrs. Scott Siddons has signed a
contract to give 100 recitals in America, oegi li
ning in October, many j>eople remember tnat
they thought she was dead.
Brother Alexius, provincial of the United
States Xavierians. has left for Eurojie, hearing
several portrait s of Cardinal Gibbons for certain
institutions on the ('ontinent.
The rumor that Gerster had recently become
insane is pronounced wholly false, the occasion
for nun or and denial being found in the addi
tional statement that the lady will come to this
country to sing in the fall.
Mrs. Cleveland has received from some ad
mirer in Mexico a coat-of-arms of the United
States, worked on heavy cardboard in feathers.
The feathers, most of them colored, are from
many different kinds of birds.
Emma Janes, according to a current para
graph, is the brightest of ‘he corps of Washing
ton women correspondents. She is unmarried.
Kiie has a good income and maintains a nice lit
tle home. She is not pretty, but good.
Gen. Sherman, having taken a cottage at
lake George for the season, will Ik* pleased to
rea 1 the statement of a correa j>on< lent there to
the effect that “never since the place was a
place has there been such promise of gay times
and pretty girls. ”
They are organising a Whitman club in Phil
ndetphia, one of the objects of which is to pro
vide for the wants of the venerable poet during
the rest of his life. This Is a commendable con
struction of the late Mr. Ward's observation us
to “fondling with a club.”
Mrs. Kendal, the illustrious British actress,
has for some years been making $40,000 a year
“I began my career,” she said, “at 8 years of
ag*\ now lam 88 | luive know n bitter poverty
and great trouble, but that h in the past. At 20 I
was married to th* l*M*t and handsomest man
in the world. We have nothing in this world
that we have not thought out of our earnings. 1
never accepted t hretqience worth from any one.”
Dan Kick, the veteran showman, has reached
Cincinnati with his Texan bride. Of the con
test he had before w inning hi* wife he says:
“I had to tight three counties. Gonzales, Lavaca
and Fayette. People said, *W!iut, marry a
clown!’ and every tqtecles of inventions and
stories w ere got up against me. It didn't Rwke
ativ difference. I captured the prize. My wife
is t.rkled to death She never traveled liefore
and everything is new to her.” But her new
liuaband is unite old.
A HATEFUL MAN.
He Spoils a Story and His Wifo’s Ex
citement is Wasted.
From the New York yews.
Wife (to husband, who has jut returned home)
—What's the news down town?
Wife—Of course not.
Husband—Why of course not?
Wife—Oh, well, there is never any news for a
woman unless she finds it out herself.
after a long silence) —lt does seem
to me that people ought to be more careful.
Wife—What about ?
Husband I was thinking of something that
occurred down town tonight. Maj. Buxter and
his family sat out on the Front steps until ijuite
late, and when the Major got up and went into
his room he had not noticed that his prankish
little son had slipped away. .Juntas th Major
stepped into his room he beard something uuder
the bed—in fact, saw something—and, thinking
that a robber had secreted himself there, lie
seized a pistol and fired under the bed and—
Wife--Merciful heavens, and shot his little son!
Husband Who said he shot his son?
Wife—You said that his son went under the
Wife—What did you say?
Husband I said that the Major did not notice
his son when he slipped away from the front
Wife (still excited)—And was the boy under
Husband—No, a cat was under the bed.
Wife—You are the most hateful man I ever
Husband- Why so? Just because the boy did
not go under the bed and get shot? I had noth
ing to do with it.
SLEPT IN A BATH TUB.
A Montana Editor’s Thrilling Night in
a St. Paul Hotel.
from the Chicago Herald.
“I know a good joke on an editor from Helena,
M. T. t " said a conductor on the St. Paul, “and I
guess I'll have to tell it. He's a Colonel, but 1
shan't give you his hist name. List week he
came into St. Paul on business, and after regis
tering at the best hotel in town started out to
see the sights. It was about 2 o'clock in the
morning when he returned, a little the worse
for wear. It happened that the night porter
who showed him to his room was only about
half awake, and without knowing what he was
doing ushered the Colonel into the hath room
attached to the apartment assigned for his use.
muttered ‘G’night, sir,' and disappeared. Next
morning at the breakfast table the Montana
Journalist met an acquaintance, and said to
' ‘Fine hotel, this.'
“ ‘Yes, one of the best in the country.'
“ ‘Do you like their new-fangled beds?'
“ ‘Their beds are all right, though I didn't
know that there was anything new about them.'
“‘Well, they've got the darndest bed in my
room you ever sot eyes on. It's more like a
coffin, and there wasn't a blamed bit of cover
on it. I was cold all night. Jt's true that it's
mighty fine to have water so handy that when a
feller gets thirsty in the night he don't have to
get out of bed for a drink, but the worst of it
was in my case that it was just my durned luck
to leave the thing runnin' a little the lost time I
took a drink out of it, an' when I woke up agin
I was nigh drowned in cold water. Never spent
such a miserable night in my life.' "
Senator Vest’s Story.
From the New York Tribune.
Mr. Vest, while not a success as a political
prophet, is one of the best story tellers in the
Senate. One day something was said in his
presence about the negro as a soldier. Vest
contended that in exact, literal ol>edience to and
enforcement of orders the colored soldier is un
surpassed. He said: “After the war 1 went up
the river to Shreveport on a steamboat. There
was a large quantity of government cotton on
the levee, protected ny negro sent ries, and there
were strict orders against smoking. I went
ashore with Mai. Gillespie. Now the
Major was one of the best fellows in the
world and he was such a stickler for superiority
on account of birth and race that he would
hardly admit that the Caucasian and the
negro were proper subjects for comparison.
He was a man or fiery temper, too. and withal
as brave as a lion. As he was lighting a cigar
at the gangway I remarked: **Major, the or
ders against smoking are very strict," “Never
mind,*' he replied, “I don't see any about except
nigger guaras." Well, w r e had not walked a
dozen yards when we heard the command:
“Halt, and the click of a trigger as the ham
mer was raised. We halted. There stood a
soldier, black as the ace of spades, looking at us
along the shining barrel of a Springfield rifle.
‘ Drap de segah, he said. The Major looked at
the gun, at the man behind it, at the segah'
and Then he let the lighted 'segah' drop to the
ground. “Tromp out dem sparks' was the next
command. Again the Major looked at the gun
and the man behind it. and then he meekly
‘tromped out dem sparks.' After we got away,
I offered the Major a ‘segah,’ but he said that he
didn't believe he cared to smoke."
An Address That Ought to be Made
Right Away Quick.
From the Chica/jo Tribune.
“Young men and women," some practical old
physician will say some day in addressing a
graduating class in medicihe, “you are about to
go out into the world as doctors, to extract a
living from its inhabitants. Most of you are
young men, and I take it for granted that you
are gentlemen, although I don't know such to
be the case. A few of you are young women,
and 1 take it equally for granted that you are
ladies, though for purposes of scientific demon
stration my opinion ou this subject could not tie
taken as conclusive. But 1 trust you may be
mercifully spared from the folly or ever speak
ing of yourselves as lady doctors or gentleman
doctors. The one title is appropriate as the
other. Let the scrubladies, the washladies, and
chamberludics, the salesladies and ihe foreladies
continue to monopolize the professional use of
the word lady Never let me hear of a lady
doctor. The term Is ridiculous. If I had a
daughter who callod herself a lady doctor I
should try to marry her to some gentleman
preacher, and then I would have them both put
in a glass case and kept on exhibit ion as a warn
ing to mankind. If it becomes actually neces
sary to designate your sex in speaking of you
as physicians you are male doctors and female
doctors, or doctors and doctorpsses, if you pre
fer. The Lord created you male and female. Re
member that. It is not a reproach to you, or
He would not have done it. A medical college
can only make you doctors. It can't make you
lady and gentlemen doctors—the Lord be
A Joke on Senator Ransom.
A good joke is told on Senator Ransom by Mr.
E. G. Harrell, Secretary of the North Carolina
Teachers' Association, 27J of whom spent sev
eral days in this city last week. Mr. Harrell
came on several days ahead of the association,
and asked Senator Ransom to go with him and
introduce him to the various steamboat and
hotel proprietors, with whom he wished to make
special rates. Senator Ransom demurred, and
said he did not think his constituents sent him
here to attend to that kind of business. He
added, somewhat impatiently: “What will be
the next fool thing the people of North Carolina
will be guilty oft" Mr. Harrell promptly re
plied: "About the next fool thing tliev do.
General, will lie to re-elect you to the united
Slates Senate" Ransom's good humor was re
stored, and he went to the desired places with
his free s|M>ken constituent and sec ured, with
his accustomed suavity, the desired rates, etc.
Preparing tor the Popo'd'Jubilee.
From the Pull Mall Gazette.
Cardinal Manning and the Bishops of the
Province of Westminster have issued a pastoral
letter to the "Reverend and Dear Kilt hors ami
Hear Children of Jesus Christ." It c ommences
hv stating that "the sacerdotal Jubilee, or the
close of tlie fifty years of the: priesthood of our
Holy Kather Pope Leo XIII. will fall on :he last
day of December next," and that the Catholic
Church in all lands is preparing to mark the day
with thanksgiving and offerings of love and
veneration. The tribute from England will lie
an address to his Holiness from the bishops and
clergy, with oblations of Peter's pence, to lie
largely increased by special effort. To these
will Ik- added works of art aiul industry and a
collection of the original works of the Catholics
of Great Britain. Ills added that “the offer
ings of peter s penes will be presented to the
Holy Kather by a deputation of the bishops of
England, who will proceed to Rome in Decem
Mies Lilly white’s Party.
St. Xieholeut for July.
"May I go to Miss LUywhite's party?"
But grandmamma shook her head;
"When the birds go to rest.
I think it Is best
For mine to go too," she said.
"Can't I go to Miss Lilywtilte's party?’*
Still grandmamma shook her head;
“Dear child, tell ine how,
You're halt ash-op now;
Don't ask such a thing, ' she said.
Then Unit little one's laughter grew hearty;
“Why. granny," she said,
“Going to Ml* LUywhite’s party
Means going to bed |"
One of the most mournful things in nature
roust always lie the inevitable tendency of the
young man In lve to imagine himself a t>oet. —
'•MiUiUu Jour 'ul uf iuik
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
A young fellow named Fitzgerald, of San
born. la.. wanted to buy a piece of land adjoin
ing his. In order to depreciate the value of the
land, he dressed ur> ns a spook, representing a
headless woman. lie was frequently shot at
but never hit. A short time ago, however, ho
was headed off and exposed.
Kohe. Kuma and Yeddo. a famous family of
Japanese pugs belonging to a New York family,
have all died since the hot season liegan. Their
loss is a notable one in fancy dog circles, as two
of them have been centres of observation at the
last three bench shov\s, and Kohe, for which
$l. 500 has been refused, was laden with prizes
he had taken at various times.
Shortly 150 “shire” colts, intended for stock
farms in Ohio and Minnesota, will l>e shipped
from Liverpool, and the London U'nrld is ap
prehensive lest “America should beat her out of
the horse market too,*' as that paper admits it
has done with corn cultivation and milling in
dustries, and in addition to have completely de
pleted the pockets of her graziers.
A woman in Long Island City who was sitting
up waiting for her husband, saw a burglar efs
feeling an entrance to her house the other morn
iug between 1 and 2 o'clock, and as he crept up
stall's, dark lantern in hand, she hurled at him
a four-quart water pitcher with all her strength,
hitting the burglar on the head. The dark lan
tern fell, as did the burglar, but he escaped.
A man was in the habit of feeding the gulls
from the bridge crossing the river Limat at Zu
rich. One of the more eager of the birds acci
dentally knocked his benefactor’s hat over
loard, when, to the surprise of all, it darted
down upon the floating hat, and, after repeated
trials, succeeded in rising with it in its l>eak,
and flying over the bridge, dropped the hat be
side the owner.
The new pistol law in Texas, which went into
effect on July 4, punishes by line and imprison
ment all persons who carry on or about their
persons, saddles, or in their saddle-bags a pistol,
dirk or other deadly weapon. And to a drum
mer who asked if he could not carry a pistol in
his traveling bag the Galveston Xeiva replies no,
unless he has his traveling bag checked, as it is
the evident purpose of the law to prevent people
having pistols within easy reach.
In Cuba a woman never loses her maiden
name. After marriage she adds her husband’s
name to her*own. In being spoken of she is
always called by her Christian and maiden
names. To a stranger it is often unite a task to
find out whose wife a woman is. Sever hearing
the wife called by the husband's name, one
naturally does not associate them together. The
children take the names of both parents, but
place the mother's name after the father's.
Dr. William James contributes an article to
the current issue of Science relative to the pre
vention of sea-sickness, and remarks that in
crossing the British channel he thought he pre
vented “an attack of sea-sickness in nimselr by
nibbing with his Augers the mastoid processes.”
The great American travelers will now look up
their anatomical charts to locate their mastoid
processes. The German's prevention of sea
sickness is still in the lead, viz,: “Don’t go on
A curious premonition of death occurred to
Isaac Mushrush, a workman who was killed by
the explosion of a boiler near Pistsburg re
cently. On Sunday, the day before the explo
sion, he was much depressed in spirits, and told
his wife that he feared some great calamity.
At 2 o'clock Monday afternoon the explosion
occurred, and Musnrush was killed. At the
same hour, l>efore it was possible for the news
of the accident to reach his home, his little child
left his play and rushed into the house, crying:
“Oh, mamma, papa is killed! papa is killed!''
The strenuous efforts a noted geographical
publishing house of Brussels has just been mak
ing to issue a large map of the Congo indepen
dent State afford an amusing illustration of the
rapid progress of discovery in that part of tbe
world. Nearly three months ago it was an
nounced that the map would be, published in
two weeks. On the eve of printing some
discoveries wen* announced and publication was
deferred in order to put them on the map.
Later news from the Congo, such as Van Gele s
exploration of the Mohaegi affluents and John
de Brazza’s journey down the Licona were so
interesting that the'cartographers really could
not think of issuing their map without them,
and so there were further delays. The map was
positively announced for last week, but by the
time it reaches this country it will not be sur
prising if it is a trifle behind the times.
According to the St. James Gazette there has
been lately some improvement In the condition
of the unfortunate ex-Empress Carlotta of Mex
ico, A young Austrian lady w’ho has been act
ing as her dame de compagnie for some time
I>a.st, and who happens to oe an accomplished
musician, sat down to the piano a few evenings
ago after the Empress had retired to her apart
ments for the night, and played, among other
things, the Mexican national hymn. Just as
she was finishing the last bars the Empress sud
denly appeared at the door of the room. She
gave a piercing cry, uttered her husband's name
and fell senseless on the floor. This is the first
indication which she has given for several years
of any reminiscence of the terrible catastrophe
which cost her the loss of reason; and her pny- ,
sicians base favorable anticipations on’ the
A St. Louis paper tells how a woman in that
city cured her husband who had become
addicted to the use of liquor of the habit of fre
quenting a certain saloon where he met a party
of companions. There was a large party in fhe
room one night , and her husband was the jolliest
of them all. He was just telling how he had
fooled his wife with a story of an extra exami
nation he had to pass at the custom house that
night, when the door opened, and in she walked
with a 1-year-old baby in her arms. She didn't
say a word, and the party sat like statues, while
she went up to her dumb founded husband,
placed the baby in his lap, wound his limp arms
around it and walked out without giving the
others a glance. The silence continued about a
minute while he thought over the matter. At
last he got to his feet with the baby in his arms,
looked at his comrades helplessly, and then
went out and took a street car home. He was
not seen in a saloon again.
A correspondent of the Dublin Freeman's
Journal describes one of the chief guests at
Queen Victoria's jubilee in unflattering terms.
“There is,” he says, "no need to ‘scratch the
Russian' to ‘find the Tartar' in the Grand Duke
Serge—the Tartar is there in unodornedand un
varnished ferocity. His beard is croppted short,
ilia moustache is clipped in a straight liue across
his mouth, and each separate hair has as much
of an independent existence as the quills of a
porcupine. He lowered and glared upon the
crowd, while his wife in a carriage behind him
was, next to the Princess of Wales, the prettiest
royalty in the show, though, perhaps, the
slightest suggestion of shrewishness in her ex
pression. The Grand Duke was att ired in an
exceedingly picturesque hussar uniform. The
shako was a species of turban with a hand of
sable, and the vest was a mass of gold braid,
while the coat slung over the shoulder was of
Spkakino of Mme. Rouvier, wife of the French
Premier, a writer in Truth (London) says that
when Uambetta was in office he gave a dinner
at which she was placed beside the Pope's
Nuncio. She contrived to lead the conversation
round to theological subjects and showed such
masterly familiarity with them Hint his emi
nence fairly lost his breath with astonishment.
The Council of Trent, the Concordat, and bull
after bull and decretal after decretal were
turned over, ventilated and disposed of with as
much light grace and ease as Mme. de Sevigne
showed iu tedding new mown hay. For an o
ment the Nuncio thought he must Ik; the victim
of a practical joke, which, as the carnival had
begun, it had pleased Gambetta to play, and
that, he was seated next a doctor of divinity
dressed up as a lady; but a pair of splendid
shoulders and a pair of lustrous ox-eyes showed
him that his passing suspicion was unfounded.
So he said: "Wh-n I hud the honor of iieing pre
sented to you, mndame, your name escaped me.
Have the great kindness to tell me who you are.
Your knowledge of theology astounds me." To
this till- followingansw-r was returned: “There
is nothing astonishing ill it. I was, monseigneur,
for years the wife of the Abbe Constant."
Anamosa, Ia , has a case of twins that is ex
citing a good deal of interest. A man is con
fined in the penitentiary there charged with the
crime of bigamy who claims that he is the vic
tim of circumstances. He says that the offense
was not committed by him, but by his twin
brother, who looks so much like him that they
were always compelled to go about labeled so
that each could tell himself from the other
The women in the case think they know what
they are talking about, but n great
many people think they do not, and thit
really someone has "mixed those babies
up." A number of letters have been written
to the warden from partii-s who plead
for the (win, as they say, who is unlaw fully c< n
fined, and condemn ilie heart Irssmws of tie
other tw in who hoe escaped. Home letters pur
porting to Ik- from the missing brother have
also been received ut the penitentiary, but ex
perts say that they are ull in tin- same |a:id
writing. An appeal was made to Gov. Lanai, e
In behalf of tin- prisoner, but after eonuiderii g I
the case he refused to interfere, although a* - I
milting there an* circumstances which rust
doubt on the jusUve. of the punishment. Ti e |
i-ase is a queer one and excites considerable in- I
tr rest in Uic section where the 1-arUcs to it are '
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