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NINE YEARS IN A DREAM.
Lieut. Coffin Loses Nearly a Decade
from tiie Effects of Bullet Wound.
From Hue Boutn.i Globe;.
Lieut. J. N. Coffin was born in Ports
mouth, N. H., iii 1826. Wlieih he became
old enough his mother .sent him to school, !
and he scarcely missed a day during that
period of his life until is- graduated at the
Portsmouth high school. California had a
fascination.for him, and thithor he went
and studied law. While in the Golden
State war broke out with Mexico, and lie
shouldered his musket, like many of his
New England brethren, to do* battle
in his country’s cause. He was ]
at the storming of Chapultepec,
and entered the Mexican fortress j
and made a prisoner of the commander be- \
fore the colors were pulled down. For this
meritorious conduct he was made a sergeant.
This hardy son of the Granite State followed
the ever-varying fortunes of war, and at
its close he, w ith a company of twenty-live
men, headed by his old captain in the Mexi
can war, John H. Jackson, who was a
Colonel in the war of the rebellion, and who
is now, or was recently, employed in the
Boston custom house, started from Panama
in a dugout for the city o£ San Franeisca.
Lieut. Coffiu left the party in Mazatlan.
shipped before the mast on a French whaler
and was wrecked in Mazatlan harbor by a
tornado. Only ten of a crew of sixty-eight
survived, Lieut. Coffin being one of the
four that reached the shore by swimming.
The rest were rescued by the British man-of
war Champion. After spending many
vears in California he returned to his native
State, and when the war of the rebellion
broke out he enlisted as Lieutenant in the
Thirteenth New Hampshire regiment.
While stationed near the Portsmouth
(Va.) navy yard a stray shot irom
ti e enemy grazed the top of his head. This
wound had a singular effect upon his mem
ory. For nine years he lived as one in a
dream, and all the events of the war were
almost entirely forgotten. He was sent to
the hospital attached to the Quartermaster's
department in Alexandria. Va., and was
afterward transferred to Lincoln Hospital
in Washington, D. C. His general health
was good, and he had the use of tools in the
Quartermaster's department to which the
hospital was attached.
Having learned the carpenter’s trade in
Portsmouth, N. H., when a boy, the old
knack of handling the plane and chisel soon
returned to him. All that he did was in a
sort of mechanical way His memory was
so fickle that he was obliged to make a note
of everything he wished to remember. If
he went down town for a pound of nails or
anything else without a memorandum of
what he was after he could never remember
what errand he started on. In 1870, when
Capt. Hall obtained a commission for an
arctic expedition, a friend procured Lieut.
Coffin the office of ship’s carpenter on board
the Polaris, thinking that a change of
climate might be of benefit to him. The
Polaris started on her ever-memorable
cruise, and Lieut. Coffin gave entire satis
faction. He still adhered to his habit of
making notes, and fortunately he did, for
he would have had no history of his life
from the time he was struck by the stray
bullet until the return of his memory, nine
years later. It may bo remembered that
the Polaris that season penetrated further
north than any vessel ever had been before,
passing several degress beyond the supposed
"open sea” of Dr. Ivane, proving that navi
gator’s theory a myth.
After putting the Polaris in winter quart
ers Capt. Hall made a dog-sledge journey of
several weeks toward the north pole. He
reached latitude 82° 16, wnieh was the
highest ever reached by any white man. On
his return, from great exhaustion, he was
taken sick and died. It was Lieut. Coffin’s
sad privilege to make his casket, in which
he was placed, and follow his remains to the
grave, hundreds of miles further North
than any other Christian sepulchre. On
the death of Capt. Hall, tho com
mand of the Polaris devolved upon Capt.
Budington. It was his intention, as soon
as the ship was released from the ice, to
push on as far as he could the ensuing
season. The ship had been so jammed by
the ice in her winter quarters os to make
her leak very badly, and in a place which
could not be reached to be repaired. It was
so late in the season before she was released
from the ice, and the difficulties of proceed
ing further north in her crippled condition
so great, that it was thought best to return
Accordingly the ship's head was pointed
toward the south and the return voyage be
gun. The Polaris had not proceeded far
when she became embedded in the ice
again and drifted south, attached to a large
floe, all the time exposed to the dunger of
being crushed to pieces. During a severe
gale of wind the ship was in great danger,
gtud preparations were made to abandon
her. Provisions were placed on the floe,
and the crew left the ship to trust their
lives to the precarious chances of being
picked up some hundreds of miles further
South. This was partly accomplished,
about half of the men being on the ice, when
the violence of the gale broke the ship’s fas
tenings and whirled her away, and soou the
parties were out of sight of each other. The
ship was in a sinking position, but by great
exertions she was Anally run on shore.
Lieut. Coffin was one of the seven men
who landed from the ship. They built a
shed, or tent, from lumber and old canvas
Qbtuined from the Polaris, in which to pass
the winter. When settled in this inhospita
ble climate tho strangest incident in Lieut.
Coffin’s life took place. For years after
being wounded in Virginia he hail been sub
ject to severe headaches, and at divers times
was threatened with brain fever. One liaj ,
whert the ineroury cuddled down in the vi
cinity of 50° below zero, he ieft the shanty
for a short walk on the ice. The pains in
his head were excruciating, and he
longed for relief. Around the ship was a
space kept clear of ice, and by a misstep he
fell into the chilling water. With remark
able activity for one dressed for an arctic
winter he scrambled out und succeeded in
getting back to the hut, which fortunately
was near at hand, before being frozen to
death. With the help of his companions lie
removed his clothing and turned in. How
long he slept he knew not. but when he
awoke his memory had returned. Spring
ing from his hunk he looked wildly around
and cried out to his companions:
“Where is my regiment! Where is the
Thirteenth New Hampshiref Am Ia pris
It seemed but five minutes since he was
struck down by tho enemy's shot on the
green turf of old Virginia. His companions
looked at him in amazement, and began to
whisper and slmko their heads. The cold
hath, they thought, had fixed him. It cer
tainly had He put his hands to his head,
and thought it strange that no blood came
of! with them. He asked his companions
who had taken him prisoner; whj had won
the fight, and how it was done. They only
looked upon him with charitabe commisera
tion, and assured him that he
would soon be all right. This seemed
stranger still, and he thought them all luna
tics. Finally Capt. Budington, who was
on f lie Polaris and who had be n Informed
of the carpenter’s strange actions, sent for
him. Imagine Lieut. Coffin’s surprise when,
on opening the door of the hut, to follow the
guidance of the man who delivered Capt.
Budington's message, ho saw (literally) ior
th first time the towering mountains of ice
and the miles upon miles of perpetual snow.
bids, inrleed, was strange. It seemed but
a tew moments since he was inhaling the
fragrant, flower-scented air of old Virginia,
and saw the green raiment of summer on
every hand. Now all was changed and he
ooulti not understand it. Had the bullet
Idled him, and was this a pnrt of the other
World! He looked and wondered, and the
heaven-kissing peaks of snow and ice re
turned his gaze In solemn silence. Arriving
before Capt. Buddingtou that gentleman
"Well, carpenter, they tell me you arc a
lift le off. How is itf"
“To tell you the truth. Captain, I'm be
pi’ining to think so uivself.” replied Lieut,
colfin. “I was wounded about.five minutes
*" r *ght here ,->n niv -r—
--‘'That's ull right, Collin, that's all light;
you just, go and turn in and get a good sleep; I
perhaps that will do you good.” And so he |
left the Captain with his head full of
It was useless for him to try to explain '
anything to his messmates, for they ail j
thought him daft, and when he began to tell j
how he was wounded the rest of the men ex- !
changed sly winks and tapped their heads
knowingly. It, was not till after Lieut, j
Coffin had read the entries made in his note :
books for many years back that it began to j
dawn upon him that he had lived for years j
in dreamland. He ceased trying to explain I
things to the ship’s crew, and after awhile
the affair was forgotten.
After many weary months’ waiting for '
the spring, Lieut. Coffin, with the assistance !
of First Engineer J. W. Booth and the chief
mate, constructed two boats, by which they
finally made their way, under many
dangers, to the northern point of Melville
Bay, about twenty miles below Cape Work,
where they were finally rescued by a
whaler. When Lieut. Coffin returned to
this country he went before the Board of
Medical Examiners. The old wound on his
head was found. He applied for a pension,
and by a special act of the Forty-eighth
Congress it was granted. He first went to
the T ogus National Home, but tiring of a
life of inactivity, he purchased a sloop and
now makes his home aboard of her.
The More Common Kinds Contrasted
With the Sheet and the Globular
From. Chambers' Journal.
Every one is familiar with the fact that
lightning does not spring direct from cloud
to cloud or to the earth, but pursues a zig
zag course This is due to the fact that the
air is not equally humid throughout. Elec
tricity always takes the path which offers
least resistance to its passage. Damp air is
a much better conducting medium than dry
air. consequently the lightning selects the
dampest route, aVoiding the drier strata and
zones it encounters, and advances, now di
rectly, now obliquely, until it reaches the
opposite cloud, where it subdivides into a
number of forks. Owing to the resistance
it encounters in its path, intense heat is gen
erated, which causes the air to expand.
Immediately after the flash the air again
contracts with great violence, and with a
loud report, which is echoed and re-echoed
among the clouds. The report reaching the
ear of the listener from varying distances,
is drawn out into a series, and, being still
further prolonged by the echoes, the roll of
the thunder is produced It is a curious
fact that, although the sound of thunder is
exceedingly loud when heard near at hand,
the arm over which it is audible is com
paratively circumscribed. The noise of a
cannonade will be heard, under favorable
at a distance of nearly 100 miles,
while the sound of thunder does not travel
over fifteen miles.
The occurrence of the thunder and the
lightning is, of course, simultaneous; but as
light travels faster than sound—its passage
is practically instantaneous —the flash may
be seen several seconds before the thunder is
heal'd. The distance of thunder may thus
be approximately estimated, an interval of
five seconds between the flash and the
thunder clap being allowed to each mile.
Sheet lightning lias the appearance of a
sheet of flame momentarily illuminating
part of the sky or cloud surface. It is in
reality but the reflection of lightning flash
ing beyond the horizon or behind the clouds,
and at too great a distance for the thunder
to be audible.
But the most remarkable of all the mani
festations of electricity is globular lightning,
in appearance like a ball of fire moving
leisurely along, and remaining visible, it
may be, for several minutes. Many curious
accounts are related of its vagaries. One of
the most interesting and circumstantial is
that given by Mr. Fitzgerald, county Done
gal, Ireland, who saw a globe of fire slowly
descend from the Glendowan mountains to
the valley below. Where it first touched
the ground it excavated a hole about twenty
feet square, “as if it had been cut out with
a huge knife.” This was scarcely the work
of a minute.
For a distance of twenty perches it plowed
a trench about four feet deep, and, moving
along the bank of a stream, it made a fur
row a foot in depth. Finally it tore away
I>art of the bank five perches in length and
five feet deep, and, “hurling the immense
mass into the bed of the stream, it flew into
the opposite peaty bank.” The globe was
visible twenty minutes, and traversed a
distance of a mile, showing that its progress
was, for lightning, very slow indeed. Dur
ing thunder storms of extreme violence on
Deeside, bails of fire are occasionally seen to
roll down the sides of Loehnagar, which
are, no doubt, identical with globular light
A GAMBLER’S DREAM.
The Name of the Winning Horse Re
vealed to Him in Sleep Beforehand.
From the St. Paul Globe.
A down-town pool room furnishes a story,
while not romantic, proves that dreams,
while not infallible, can be turned to good
account at times. A prominent St. An
thony Hill youth who had been playing the
horses there for three weeks with intermit
tent fortune, was going home a few nights
since well under the influence of cocktails
which he had absorbed purely for their me
dicinal virtues. He was in that happy mood
when everything out of tho ordinary run of
things attracts the eye and makes a strong
bid for the curiosity of the beholder. The
young man had felt bis way carefully along
the sidewalk to the bill board hiding Aider
man Dowlau’s wood yard, on Wabasha
street, when through the dim glare of the
street lamp tho highly colored lithograph ad
vertising the play “Sly Geraldine,” caught
There was something about the blazing
building, the tall man with a twelve-inch
dagger in his hand, the lemon-colored locks
of the girl floating on the night air and the
elaborate lettering that tickled his curiosity,
and, leaning up against a telegraph pole, ho
gazed at tbs gaudy bill and read and reread,
"My Gera, iine, liiy Geraldine.” Satisfied
at last, ho staggered on, muttering to him
self, “My Garaldine. my Geraldine,” and
when he reached home and had rolled into
bed he sank to sleep whispering “My Geral
dine, my Geraldine.”
In his dream that night he met a beauti
ful girl with divine form and waving hair
that had captured the softest beams of the
midday sun, and married her. With her
liersonal charms she brought him great
wealth in valuable city property and bank
stock, and her name was Geraldine, The
following morning the young man awoke
and bathed his extended mini! in ice water
and went down to breakfast, hut he could
not drive the dream from his head, and as
ho went down town to his office his lips me
chanically muttered “Geraldine, Geral
He dropped into the pool room, as was his
custom, and in looking over tho list of
horses that were to contest in the Saratoga
races, he was startled when half wnj down
the list, his eye fell upon the name Geral
dine. A queer superstition crept into his
mind and he concluded to bet her hard for
a winner. Tho horse was not a favorite in
the race, and the crowd eagerly grabbed at
the young mail’s offer to play her. and gave
him liberal odds. At last, with all his
available funds placed on the race, he rested
confident that he would win. Finally, in a
deep voice, tho pool'seller announced that
the horses were off, and the young man
calmly waited for the name of the winner
Ito be given. He Had not long to wait, and
he showed no signs of surprise when the
caller sang out: “Geraldine wins the race.
The young man walked calmly up and
I cashed in his checks, putting *bO<i deep into
i his trousers pocket as the result of a few
j cocktails and a drop or two of sujienitition.
Stand Not Upon the Order of Your Go
■ H,i mat once and buy a bottle of the fra-
I grant HOZODONT. You will never regret
jft It not only beautifies and preserve* the
' I,’elli uud ui rusts decay, but loaves the
I mouth cool, and the breath as fragrant as a
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1887.
LIFE IN VIENNA.
A Jerky Description of Scenes In the
Interesting Austrian Capital.
From the Buffalo Feu's.
Women bci-e carry hods and mix mortar.
Peculiar class. From the provinces. Wear
long boots to the knee. Short skirts to the j
boots. Practical dress. But not ornamen
tal. Seven different costumes seen daily
on the streets. Laborers at noon lie down
and sleep on the pavements. Ditto in the
parks on the grass. Both sexes seen lying
side by side. No “keep off the grass” at
every turning. Polish Jew frequent. In
black gowns reaching to the heels, high
hats, and long corkscrew curls.
like Othello. Big dogs drawing hand
carts. Street cars wou’t stop for you.
Only at certain places. Indicated by a
signpost on track. The tub the universal
vessel to carry things in. Oval shape. One
stave longer than the rest. So it can be
bound on the carrier’s back. Carries all
the water up the six or seven pairs of stone
stairs in the Vienna houses. Clean clothes
ditto for wash. Separate shops for brandy,
beer and wine. Peasant, on a spree carries
green twig stuck in his hatband to indicate
to the Vienna public his present mental and
moral condition. Hacks hung low ou the
wheels. Drivers in uniform. Everything’s
in uniform hero. Fares low. Ten cents
carries you from Dombach to Leo
polstadt. Suburban villages five or six miles
distant. Emperor and Empress are fre
quently seen driving on the streets. No
fuss; all hats go off as thhv go by. Soldiers
everywhere; sentries ditto, in a chronic
condition of saluting officers. Fleas abund
ant,. Everybody eats at tho restaurant
Vienna is all restaurant on the ground
floor. Little home cooking is done. Me
lange and rolls are the universal breakfast.
Melange is half coffee and half hot milk,
always brought you in a tall tumbler with
a big tablespoon. Living here is very pub
lic. If you hire a room the chances are
you must pass through somebody’s bedroom
to get to it, or have someone pass through
yours. Female help, indifferent or obliv
ious to gentlemen lodgei-s, come right in at all
hours, and without knocking, when ‘on
Stoves are like monuments, nine feet high,
covered with porcelain. The furnace holds
about two quarts of coal. The rest is monu
ment. Handsome men, good shapes, full
chests, tine bass voices. A pleasure to sit
in railway stations and hear the officials in
charge call the trains. Handsome women
ditto. Everybody out on the street and
shopping by Bor9 in the •morning. Nap at
noon. Gardens full of families dining in
open air at sp. m. They go it till 9. Music,
flowers, statuary all about. Eating not
done at a gulp. More happiness to the
square yard. Newspapers small. Outside
world disposed of in about twenty lines.
Lots of small comic illustrated papers.
“Trink halles” on every corner. Round
pagodas. Girls inside. No room for mb re,
Sells lemonade, oraugeade, soda water and
other light foggy fluid. People here always
Elevator at hotd. Big fuss over it. Two
men in uniform to run it. Pace, mile an
hour. Beds all single. Everybody seems
to sleep single here. One more bed on top
of bed quilt. Very light, full of feathers,
in green silk bag.
Barracks everywhere. Six stories. Full
of soldiers. Soldiers everywhere. Drilling
everywhere. Drumming everywhere.
Tooting everywhere. Soldiers marching
past hotel at 5 in the morning. Always
getting ready to kill sombody. Same all
over Europe. Never out of sight of a bayo
net. Nations here aro awfully afraid of
each other. Singular pumps. Very tall.
Long, crooked, iron handle. Reach to the
ground. Tobacco shops all run by govern
ment. Keep stamps also. Invariable sign
over door “K. K.” (King and Kaiser). The
Emperor does all the tobacco business. Not
much tobacco in their cigars. Washed out.
Prices of groceries and dry goods always
marked on article in shop windows. Helps
one to learn the language. Can read and
translate as you walk.
Cultivated shade trees lay over anything
in America. Six rows, full grown iu some
streets, with walks underneath. Fountains,
benches everywhere. Business streets all
shaded, not bare to sun like Broadway or
Fifth avenue. Bath houses five stories high.
Everybody here really washes by the bath
and not by the bedroom washbasin. Went
to one. Girl casliier. Took my money.
Turned me over to another girl. Black
eyed. Good looking. Went in with me.
Turned on water hot and cold. Both of us
waited for the tub to fill up. Wondered if
she’d leave. Strange country Novel
customs. Tub fills up. Girl leaves.
Examine door. No lock Took off
collar. Gii'l bursts in again. Brought
more towels. And then aprons. Won
dered what they wore for. Found out. In
quired of the girl. What do you suppose!
To put on—one behind, the other before,
and sit still in while, after using the hot
water, the girl came back to turn on the
cold. No handling of water by customers
in Viennese bath. Girl must do it all. No
such place as Vienne known in Austria,
Austrian name. Wien. From the bit of a
river running through it. Danube river in
rear of istv. Timber rafts always passing.
Miles and miles of cultivated pine forests in
Austria. Pass through them by rail. No
underbrush. Trees tall and straight, by
tens of thousands.
An Electrical Woman.
There is an electric woman in Greenville
county, S. C. Her name is Mrs. Lockaby,
the wife of a poor farmer, and she has re
cently developed extraordinary power. She
has been visited by curious people from ail
sections of the State. About two months
ago she liegan to hear what she believed to
be supernatural noises nbout the house, such
as slamming of the door, tapping on the
walls, the moving of furniture and the like
The manifestations liecame so frequent as to
alarm herself and husband, and they aban
doned their home and went to live with a
neighbor, believing that their house was
haunted. But the noises were even more
pronounced than before, and the frightened
couple were compelled to return to their
own home, as their neighbors believed them
to be “possessed of evij spirits” and refused
them shelter any longer. After returning
to their borne the manifestations continued
a few days and then suddenly stopped.
About this time Mrs. Lockaby began to
have strange sensations, similar to the shocks
of an electric battery, at times so strong as
to be painful. Then it was that she discov
ered her extraordinary power to lift and
move large and heavy bodies. She lias ex
hibited her |>ower in various ways, although
it is only by great persuasion that she can
1> induced to do so. She is very supersti
tious and believes that she is possessed by
spirits. She regards the matter very seri
ously and expresses great alarm lestit should
lead to something dreadful.
Hard on the Counsel.
Tlarpe.r'* ifagaxinc for September.
The following experience of a Mississippi
lawyer was related by himself to tho writer,
many years ago. He said:
“I was defending a prisoner for horse
stealing, and, seeing no other means of de
fending him, under the circumstances, I set
up the plea of insanity. 1 argued It at
length, road many extracts from works on
medical jurisprudence, and had the patient
attention of the court Tho prosecuting at
torney did not attempt to reply to my argu
ment, or controvert my authorities; I
seemed to have things my own way, and
whisjjerod to thp prisoner that he needn't
lie uneasy. Then came the Judge's charge,
iu which he reminded tho jury that there
was no dispute between counsel as to the
facts of the cose. Indeed, there could not
liave been, for several witnesses had sworn
ixwitivelv that they sow my client steal the
horse. ‘But,’ concluded the court., ‘the plea
of insanity has Isjen set up, and I charge
you, gentlemen of the jury, that it should
receive your very grave and serious de
!ilteration: but I must be allowed to say,
gentlemen, that for myself, upon a review
of the whole case, 1 can tliacover no evi
dence of insanity on the part of the prisoner,
except, perhaps, iu tho selection of hi*
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VALE ROYAL MANUFACTURING’ COMPANY. Savannah. Ga
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HOKNSTUJIN Sz MACOAW,
104 Ray Street., Savannah, (ia.
ST. JOHN S COLLEGE.
Fordham, N. Y.
TTNPKR the direction of Jesuit Fathers; is
1' beautifully situated in a very picturvsquo
and healthy part of New York county.
The College affords every facility tor the heat
Classical, Scientific And Commercial education.
Board and Tuition per year, S9OO.
Studies will he resumed September 7, 1887.
For further particulars apply to
Kkv. TIIOMAS J. CAMPBELL, S. J.,
Lucy Cobb Institute,
r|M| K Exercises of this School will be resumed
1 SEPT, 7, 1887.
M. RUTHERFORD Pmucum,
Rome Female College.
(Uuder the control of the Synod of Georgia.)
Rev. J. M. M. CALDWELL. President.
r |MHRTY-FIHST year begins Monday, Skpt. E,
1 1887. For circulars ana Information addresa
S. C. CALDWELL.
Academy of St Vincent de Paul,
CONDUCTED RY SISTERS OF MERCY.
Studies will he resumed September 10, 1887.
For further particulars apply to
Bellevue High School,
BEDFORD CO., VIRGINIA.
A thoroughly equipped School of high grade
for Boys and Young Men.
r pilE 22<1 Annual Session opens Sept. 15,1887.
I For Catalogue or special information apply
toW. R. ABBOT, Prim . Bellevue I’. 0„ Vu.
EPI SCO PA L HIG H SC HOO L
Near .(Alexandria. Va.
L. M. BLACKFORD, M A , Principal;
L. HOXTON, Associate Principal;
With alile Assistants.
A Preparatory School for Boys.
Founded 188(1. Session opens Sept. 28, 1887.
„ Catalogues sent on application.
Summerville, S. C.
T'HE exercises of the subscriber's school
1 will he resumed Oct. 8, 1887, and will be
continued until the third Friday in July, 1888.
All ordinary branches are taught. A limited
number of boarding pupils will be received into
FBr terms, etc., apply, as above, to
Atio. 22, 1887._
MONROE FEMALE COLLEGE,
FORSYTH, OA ,
AITILL resume exercises MONDAY, SEPT. 1!),
VV 1887. The departments of Literature,
dclence. Music, Drawing and Painting are sup
plied with the best of teachers, under the best
of management. For catalogue apply to
R. T. ABBURY, President,
or L R. BRANHAM. Secretary.
THE BEST SCHOOL IN THE STATE.
INSTRUCTION is the most thorough. Its pu
pils are the tiest prepared for business or
college. Take the honors at the universities.
FREE TUITION. Send for Catalogue to CHAB.
E. LAMBDJN, President, Barnesvilie, Ga.
Near Atlanta, Ga. Chas. M. Neel, Supt.
I FAUQUIER FEMALE INSTITUTE, Warren
1 ton, Va.. opeus its 27th annual session Sept.
14, 1887. Situated in the Piedmont region of Vir
ginia, unsurpassed for its beuuty, fertility and
bealthfulness. Only 50 miles from Washington.
The grounds, ten acres in all, are tastefully laid
out. The Imilding Is one of the finest school
edifices In the Slate. A full corps of teachers.
Terms reasonable, and made known on applica
tion. For catalogues address GEO. G. BUTLER,
A. m.. Principal.
I aGRANGE FEMALE COLLEGE, LaGrange,
I j Ga. 41st Animal (v-sslon hogftisSept. 21,1887.
Best advantages in Health, Morals, Literature,
Music and Ai t. Bookkeeping, Elocution, Vocal
Music and Cal sthenic* taught Lee in regular
course No incidentals or extra chargee. Expen
ses umdeiate. 810,000 now being spent in Im
provements. Send for Catalogue and tie con
vinced. HUFUB W. SMITH, Pres.
EULER B. SMITH, Secy.
A SHEVILLE MILITARY ACADEMY, North
A Carolina. H. F. VENABLE, Principal; W.
PINCKNEY MASON, Commander of Cadets and
Associate Principal. For information nnd Cata
logue address either Principal or Associate Prin
SHENANDOAH VALLEY ACADEMY,
WINCHESTER, VA. Terms reasonable.
C. L C MINOR, M. A. (Univer. Va), LL. D.
FOREST CITY ILLS,
Prepared Stock Food for
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500 yards 8-inch wide Linen Torchon Lace,
hand made, Bt|jc.: was 15c.
85 dozen Children's solid shade and black
ribbed 1 lose, white feet, 12 1 -,'■ per pair; was 2l)c.
20 dozen Children’s Kibbe 1 Lisle Hose, solid
shades, was 50c.; now at 25c. per pair.
1,500 Children's good < 'anibrio Handkerchiefs,
with colored borders, at 2c. each.
1,000 I.a dies pure Linen, special size and Hem.
stitched Handkerchiefs, our former 25c. goods,
now down to 12,4|C., in whim, mourning and col
(100 pairs ladles’ pure Silk Jersey Mitts, In 8
to 12 button lengths. In all shades, reduced to
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(bids and ends in Silk Gloves for Ladies and
Misses at surprising reductions.
25 dozen Ladles’ 4 ply clerical shape Linen
Collars with cane, our former 20c. collars, re
duced now to 10c.
All those ladies' extreme high Collars, with
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travagant silk stitching, hone filled and extra
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too dozen ladies' broad rim and high crown
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