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JAMK3 W, QCOTT, Publlolior.
OTholJUYKHU' GUIDE Is
Usttod March nml 9opt.,
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clopodln or usorul I n for
nintlou for nil who pur
ohaso tho luxurloa or the
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LUMHKH IN NKW YORK.
A TRADE AMOUNTING TO 8CVENTY
Homo Inlt-rrsllng Rtntlstlrs How Ttm
bcr nnd llonnls Am Handled In thn Me
tropolis Wlirro Ilia (Irvnt Yards Arn
Iornlfi1 ViiijItiB Drinnnds.
Nr.w YoiiK, Oct ai.-Tho Now York
lumber market, ns commonly npokcii of, In
cludes tlio trndo, IkiIIi wlinlcsiilii uiul intuit,
of Mniilmttnu Hniul, llrooklyn mid
Jersey City. Wltliln ttint tmllory
there mi) 211 Drum, corporations
mid Individuals enirngod In bun
dling lumber, of whloli L'0.1 nro located
lit haw York, thlrly-llvo In Ilrooklyn niul
six In Jersey City Tlio various dlvlsloni
of tlio t ratio uro known n cxportcrn,
wliolcHiili'i'H, coiiiinlsfilon men nml yard
(IrulcrH. Tlio Now York trnilo I a mil)
dlvlileil Into llfty uiin wliolesnlerri, twenty
iiiuo coiuintnslon donlem, llfteeii ilcnlors
In export lumber nml 108 retnll yards,
whoro tho i;onoral vnrlety of bullillti; and
ninuufnctiirlii); lumber li nold. Tlio enpl
till Involved Is placed bv practical judges
nt not less than rflU.OOO.OOO, mid tlio
utiutial sales nt nt least $70,000,000.
l'Youi theso llgureH It will bu nt
onco observed that tlio limidllui; of linn
Ikt In Now York Is n fjlgnntlo Industry,
HtnudliiK Inferior only to Iron mid coal
Ho quietly nml unostentatiously Is this
vast business conducted that tlio dully
pnpcm fall to comprehend Its magnitude,
and wbllo wo read detailed dnlly reports
of tho cotton and cofToo uuirkots, wo
rarely boo nuy mention of lumber, nlbelt
Its sales far exceed that of tho commodities
unmet!. Kow there nro who over stop to
couteniplnto on tho ninountof timber lnml
thnt has boon donuded to supply tho bill
ions of feet of lumber thnt havo been con
sumed In tho construction of houses,
stores, bridges mid docks In this great city,
whllo tho soutowlint minor consumption for
street mid elevated railways, manufactur
ing Industries, coaches, cnrrlnges mid cars
Ih almost beyond conception. Who over
Btops to consfdor thnt within n radius of
eight miles of our city hall tlio product
of thousands of ncres of tltnlwr laud nro
submerged IhiiicuMi our docks and referred
to by tho ulinplu word piling?
Tho seeker for
corning tho nnniinl
receipts of lumber In
tho Now York market will search in vnlu.
Several nttompttt hnvo been mntlo to com
pile such, but from tho nutiiro of tho
trndo it won found to bo utterly Impossi
ble to prepare u Btntemont thnt Mould bo
nccopted by those most Interested nt of
nny real vnluo. Kven If It was possible
to correctly atnlo tho amount of lumber
received during tho year, It would by no
incnim Indicate tho ncttinl amount of busi
ness transacted, ns Bales nro inatlo amount
lug to millions of dollars mmunlly, where
tho lumber la shipped direct from tho mill
to purchnscr.) outsldo tho nmrkot. In
plneiug tho nuiiual nalcaof lumber In Now
York nt $70,000,000, I nlmply relloct the
viows of vnriouadealera In tho trndo, who,
In mi iinolllelal way, hnvo obtained data
from ninny of tho largest firms, nnd from
MicU ngreed upon nu approximation for
tho remainder of tho trade, not forgetting
to throw off n round sum to mako tho
estimate) well within bounds.
Tho retnll or ynrd trado of Now York
Ih In tho hands of 108 firms nnd Individ
uals, nnd tho majority nro located along
11 .. r . .... I.... I. .t... .' .1 M
iiiu ttiiiur iiuiii. uu uukii iiiu asiuiii nun
East llvottt. Lumber uhlpped from tho
mills by car Is delivered in bulk, on light
ers, by nil tho railroad lines to any dock
within what is known as tho llghtcrngo
limits, which extend from tho Ilattery to
Sovonty-Hoeond street on tho North rlvor,
nnd Sixty third istteet on tho Kaat river.
Uoyond tho limits nn extra chargo N
made. Tlio iucieaso in valuo of property
along tho wntor front has gradually driven
tho doulcrs to locating on docks north of
Fourteenth utrcot, wliero rents nro loss
oppresslvo nml moro ground can bo util
ized, thus rendering It unnecessary to
pllo stock excessively high. 1 ho largest
retail lumber yards In Now York contain
from B.OOO.OOO to 7.000,000 feet; tho n ver
tigo of all is probably not over 1,500,000
feet, mid tlio Btcndy How of disburse
ments Is miulo good by mi equally unin
terrupted stream of arrivals. Tlioro uro
mnny ynnl de.ilera who contlno their deal
Inga entlroly to soft woods that la, whlto
plno, Bprueo uiul hemlock while others
deal only In html woods, nnd mo also llnd
a few who combine everything In the
In tlio wholesnlo trmlo thoro nro llrr.ia
hnudllng only yellow pine, thnt la, tho
pitch pine of tho southern ctntea. Others
oporato only In Bprueo, obtained mostly
from Maine nnd tho provlncea. A fow
deal exclusively In hard woods, mid obtain
supplies from Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky,
Tennessee, tho Vlrginlua nnd North Curb
Una. Tho haitl woods of Michigan nnd
Canada cut n vciy small llgmo in this
market; but what hi known ns "btuto
otoek," thnt la, uctlvo wood, found largely
lu Herkimer and tuljolnlug counties, tiuda
u ivndy aalo nmoiir; n fow clnaaea of con-Bumci-a.
Wholesnlera nro thos? v. ho pur
chase stock from tho mllh uud sell to
ynnl dcnlora. Commlbalou dcalera sccuro
consignments from mill men having linn
bcr nnd conlldonco and dispose of It for n
commission of 5 per cout. Exporters uro
not lumber dealers, nnd tho hmullora of
oxport lumber nro uot exportcra. This
Btntemont mny nppear devoid of cons.0,
but tho explanation la simple. In nil tho
forolgn mm hots there la n well defined mid
imwiworlng stnudarU of grading which
cull bo mastered only by year3 of practical
contact with such duty. Tho handlers
f export lumber In Now i ork hnvo men
employed known ns iuspeetora, who nro
protlcleut In that part of tho business, nnd
thoy do nothing but sort lumber ns it nr
rlvo3 nt tho dock, and when thnt ii dono
it la piled nnd nwalta shipment. Export
era nro tho individuals who receive orders
mid act na nncnts for buyers in foreign
markots. Such ngents place orders with
a dealer In export, or shipping grades, nnd
when tho lumber has occn tallied nud
loaded on board n vessel, tho ngent In Now
York pays tho bill. Tims tho dealor In ox
port stock really has nothing to do with
exporting, mid seldom has direct dealings
with tho foreign buyer. A fair idea of tho
aiuouut of lumber exportod from Now
York may bo gained from tho following
figures, which represont tho amount of
lumber exported from tho port of Now
York for tlio nrcbont year up to Aug. Ul,
ami tho total shipments for tho tamo
period last year.
Exporta of lumber for August, 1888:
To West Indies C.403.0CO
ToBouth America 1,OI.',000
To East I utiles G3M.0J0
Previously reported this year,
Total slnco Jan. 1. 1688.
Total hamo time, 16B7
During tho summer
.mounts of white plno nro shipped from
Montreal to tho Hirer I'luto on nccotiut of
ont or moro Now York limn One con
cern, tho Kxport Lumber company, lim
ited, shipped diirlttfT 1837 about o3,000.000
I real in tlio direction above mentioned.
I Tho handling of southoru pitch plno In
Now York fornn nn Important tmrt of tho
i lnmlier business its n whole. Tho follow
Ing statement presents n coiicIho Idea of
Its magnitude, showing ni It tloes tho re
colpts for tho first linlf of tho yonr. As
thcro Is n doclded Increnso In nr-lvnls dur
ing tho nutiimn mouths, It Is moro tlinu
prolmblo thnt tho total receipts during
18S8 will ocecd IWO.000.000 feet.
Compnratlvo htatoinont of tho receipts
of southern ph:oat tho port of Now York
January ir,D(M,UII fecU lO.IDI.OKJ frot,
letini.iry O.'J.M.W) (ol-I. 51 SVkWJ feet
Mniv'i lrt.tHl I feet. MW.CV) frot.
April 10,11 l,tni feet. 1 0.0:1 1 ,0tt feet.
Mny 9l.CTA.tMl feet !il,0.T.MT feet
Jimti CiJIVimi feet ?.,.' 1,7 IS feet
July C!,A0l,U feel 10.n07.ID? feet
Tolnl 13.731,16.) feet. III,0B'.l,Htt fivL
Now York Is iinquestlonnbly tho lead
Ing market In mahogany mid cednr logs,
tho Intter being of tho species of which
Cigar boxes uro made Almost tho eutlro
stock of mahogany mid cednr logs handled
In Now York nro held In btorngo on tho
premises of Constantino & Co., vhnso
dock, la located on tho Mist river wnter
ft out. Tho following llguivd hIiow tho
stock of logi 011 hand Ucl. 1:
Mexican mahogany 8,070
Culmti umlioRnny n,M.'
Control Atuvrlca iiialiogauy M
llomhiros maliogniiy &JM
Mexican eetlnr I,10T
(.'ulmii cedar 7,100
Ontml Aineilei coder 1,V0
superior to Cu
Mexican inahognny Is
ban, mid tho Hamo Is truo (f cetlar. Thero
nro six nw mills In Now York whoro inn
hognny nnd codar logs uro converted Into
lumber mid vouoor, tho Intter moaning
nuy tmcKiiess io.ss tlinu ono-linir inch
Tlio lumber trndo of Now York Is, In a t
way, represented in nn exchange, known ,
ns tho Now York Lumber Trndo associa
tion, which Is Incorporated mid supposed ,
to hold monthly meetings, but for the
last hlx months Interest in tho organiza
tion hos been bolow par, nnd littlo, If nny.
business has been transacted. Opposing I
factions In tho trade bid fair to mnko tho I
organization powerless for good, although.
itH promoters proiess to bo ubio to reor
ganize nuibuinko it n power,
Ukohok li. Dlakc.
THE DOG AND THE DIAL.
Itow Ik Newfoundland Monnitretl thn Illlii
Ute nnd Unbailed u Tartly TtllstrvM.
Nt:w Yoitu. Oct. 21. Ono of tho best
of nil tho crowded locnlltiea In thlt bus
tling world of ours to study life nnd its
knleldoscoplo phases. j a railway depot.
Tho nwnrui3 or xoplo, over coming, over
going, supply n nowapnper enmera with
ninny curloua as well nn realistic pictures.
In tlio Jersey City Htntion of tho great
I'onnsylvnuin rond ono evening recently u
lady with her littlo daughter of tender
jenrs uud n supeib Newfoiindlnud dog
formed a charming group.
"Now, Carlol" Bald Ills mistress, "I'm
going to get something to eat, and shall
ogouutcn minutes. You must watch
Tlio faithful animal took bin position
beside tlio child, which was hnlf sitting,
half lolling In one of tho seats. Presently
tho littlo girl, becoming restless, ollpped
down to the floor uud put u dimpled arm
confidingly around tho dog's neck. Kusy
going nnd hurrying persous ullko gnzotl
upon tho beautiful picture, so worthy tho
graceful handling of n true artist.
Flvo mlnutea elupaed. Six, so en, eight,
nine M'oro gono. Tho sagacious dog, re
leased momentarily from tho child's lov
ing embrace, turned Ita guzo townid the
restaurant door through which It had
seen Its mistress pass. Then tho noblo
bruto seemed to cay communing! to
"Whoro la she? Timo'a up!"
Alternately looking lit tho child mid tho
big blue faced dial, tho dog's r.nxlety in
creased nnd ho gave vent to soveral
grew Is. At length lie iitoo.l tip snunrely
in front of the child, which had ngnii.
climbed Into tho sent, mid was ptittlutf
nnd stroking Carlo's head.
"Don't bnrk, doggiol" prattled tho littlo
girl; "Mania turn uothi nowl"
Wltliln threo mlnutea moro tho lady
had appeared, and tho uitisfiu-tlon of
handsome and uhaggy Carlo was unmis
takable. Ho gamboled joyfully nround
hia mistress, stretching up his line head
proudly for merited caresses, nil the whllo
nuvlnir u stKim?elv lfin-oaehfi'.l looh In lil.i
eves which plainly iuterpietcd tho I
thoughts he was unable to utter in fash
lonnblo United Stato3 language; uud these
"Just like ii woman, 1 declare I If you
wnntod to eat for n quarter of un hour,
why did you tell mo that you would ro
tuui to babvand her guardian in ten min
utes?" Ono of tho gutemen. who had beon In
tently watching tho dog's motions, ex
clnimed to uu equally Interested tourist:
"Well, I'vo been around this station for
n good many vcara, but nover saw tho
llkoof thnt. ilo'titho llrst dog I'vo over
known who could telltlmo from tho clock,
nud Uo wasn't to Uolmposed upon, c-ltUorr"
II. C. U
Club 1.1 fo of tho Clrtntnns.
Tho German idea of club lifo la ex
pressed (n tho ono word Gemucthllcbkelt.
which means volumes to n Ucrmaii and
scarcely nny thing to mi American. It big
nllleanll that la onjoublo anil compan
ionable. A liermnu is a funny man nil
tho May through. Ho tiover thlnka of en-
jojlnglilicself outsldo of tho bosom of i
Ida family, and ho willingly bharcj lib
pleasures with hla wife. No mutter how
long ho has resided lu n foreign country
ho bticka to tho old tradition.) and likes
only thoio tilings in homo nud club life
thnt are German. At tho club he expects
to meet hla friends nud indulge in Uermuu
It la n fnmlllRr saying that wherovcr
)ou find n German ou will sco his wife
nnd family. A Gcrmnu wlfo feels thnt sho
has a full share lu her husband's club,
just as sho known sho Is a puitncr In all
clso Uo hns in the world. It U perfectly
natural for her to drop Into tho club with
her husband after nn evening cull on ono
of her set. Thero sho partakes of refresh
ment and Indulges lu harmless gossip
with such male and fcmnlo fr'-nds as nro
?ircsont. Her daughter, too, looks to her
athcr'a club ns thosourcoof n good share
of her amusement, nnd uot unfrcquoutly
a pretty German girl meets Iter Iocrfor
tho first tlmo in tlio club. Of courso most
Germnn laUlea as well ns mon drink beer
or light wines, and while sipping theso
bovcrngea in tlio club recoption rooms
tender lovo tales aro told and matches are
sometimes made Now York World.
, THE ARIZONA KICKER.
I A Ptn Blrniinu lrntrsti Annlnst Thing-
I In (lencml.
W cull tho following from tho lost Issuo of
Tho Arizona Klckun
1 "Tlicronroiion-pnxr!i which do moro blow
ing nhotit tMr circulation than wo do, nnd
thero may licit few who ndd moro subscrlliei s
In 11 slnglo iek, but Tlio Kicker gets thorn
just the RAiiio. Vo liognu on n cireiilnt on of
two ("-') copies, 0110 of ttlilcli uo cnrrletl about
In our otu Micket, niul the other wentns n
eoplct, nlileli nro paid for in advance. Till
is nu Inereasoof Dl jiereeiit. In seven mouths,
mid we've got 11 dollar liicli siy.s no other
uopnier In the nor Id caucminl it
"Wo don't cl'ilin that the Ivlckcr makes
kings uiul cmpeiors tremble 011 tliolr thrones,
or that It hns bettered tho moint standing of
the Amei'le.-iu unssos I.0J0 per cent., but we
tlo know that we hae iii'idu life uoith the
living font good m.iiiy people out this wuy
wlio uero ready to Irtng themselves when .
our llrst ntimliei' as Issued, and that every
no subscriber wlio comes has faith thnt wo
will liial.011 hetter man of him."
"Wo hnvo been severely criticised because
so ivfustsl tonttond tho fuiieial of old l'eto
Hldnly, u ho died on tlio street 0110 night fW
Meek. It Is elalmod that Old l'eto was our
ci editor in tho sum of f l'J, nnd that it wn
habby in us not to see him planted.
. "In the llrst place Old I'otooued us fa lw
rowed money, instead of our owing him. In
the next our Sunday pantaloons needed n
patch nlwiit four feet squnro nt the end opio-
I site tho Ikiw, and wo did not care to subject
I oiirselvcj to ridleiilo for tho sako of showing
otr. Wo can keep our back liehlnd us In our
I ow 11 ofllco until better times nrrl ve, ami that's
1 what we nro trying to tlo. Wo havo sent to
J Sail I'rnnclsco for 11 patch tho color of our
p'tiitaloous, mid when It arrives ami Is welded
I on to tho spot Itlchard will Ih) himself ngalu,
1 and ready to rustle at funerals or addrc) n
' public meeting 011 tho topics of the day.
I "MUST TAKE TIIEIU CIlXXCEa.
' "Three times during tho last mouth wo
1 hnvo surprised otirself nml tlio public by
mopping the floor with assailants, whllo on
two occasions uo hnvo lunomlnlously took
to llight. Wo state It as a physiological fact
that there are times when wo had as lief light
u dozen mull, mid other times when we'd run
from a good sizod boy. I'artlei planning to
lick us must bo prepured to take their
chances. Wo may tight lil.o a lion on run
llko u Jack rabbit."
"THE COI.OXEL HAS DONE.
"Tony koelety pretended to bo all upset
Inst week becauso Col. Do Clnlro was arrested
lor n horso thief nnd taken to Nebraska to
stand trial. It was only n pretense. Wo
havo known for mouths post that the colonel
was a beat ami mi impostor, mid many
otheiK havo known it. Ho sent us nn order
for u now hat m soon as ho urrived here, mid
thus put us under obligations not to glvo him
away. Tho hat grow old mid rusty after u
time, uiul ns tho colonel didn't como in with
a cash subscription wo felt that wo had given
him rope enough. Wo Just dropjietl a hint to
tho ehcriir of Henry county, mid n week
later tho colonel had the irons on.
"Wo uro nlono every o enlng nftcr 0. Wo
can't bo bribed, but there uro pal ties in this
town who had best como In niul subscribe
for eoples to bend to friends. Our terms ore
$2 per j ear strictly lu tidwineo."
"XOT o.v IIIU.
"Tliero nro no Hies on J. M. 1. Drayton,
lln., who owns that Uiautiful much com
monly known nsJucknss Dell. Ho enteicd
our ollleo tho other tiny mid left n peek of
potatoes of his own luishig. His wife Is one
of tho handsomest women hi tho west, his
daughter tho Imest singer uud musician, nml
tho gentleman hluiNolf ought to bo president
of tho United States. It Is to such go ahead,
enterprising men ns Mr. Drayton that Ai i
zona is Indebted for her prosperity. Wo call
attention to tlio two column ad., which wo
hnvo inserted free, of tho fact that Jackiv-a
Dell is for sale at $10 uu aero. It's worth live
"It is not for us to suggest thatother fnrin
era bring us lu juitatoes, butter, carrots or
npplos. Such us tlo will Had us ready and
willing to give them from one-half n column
to three columns of notice in return, nnd iw
our most cheerful vein." Detroit Tree I'rese
We Kit together nt the puuo
tTlie sail reiiiombrnnco lingers),
A toul wns Lunched my bauds It droprvd
Bhu called mo Iiutterllngeni."
That ulght I hrit)ieU to her my lovo
(The sweet ivinoribrutieo llaBei-s),
I ml:ctl her madly for her Yes;"
Sho gave mo hut her thiKero.
Wliero They tin.
, 2. s- f . r- n ... 'j - . m
Ts-n-' n A.N-i. ..
Misa Do Smith Did it tiover occur to you,
Mr. I'osejboy, thnt there wereniuslcial tones
in tho murmurs of tho treoif
1'oMfi boy Certainly; mid they are all
finally transiKHed into cords of wood. Dur
liugtou Free Press.
"Grindstone, I urn sorry to learn Hint you
havo been compelled to mako nn assignment
Will you bo able to sao anything out of the
"All I can rave, Kiljordau, will bo my ow n
self respect, nn ineorruptlblo name."
"Grindstone, )ou shock me. I had heard it
was u bad break up, but I didn't know It was
u total smash." Chicago Tribune.
AVhcro llr.ilus Don't Count.
A St. Iouts doctor lias removed tho brains
from a dozen different frogs mid healed tlio
wound nml let them go. They went aw ny as if
nothing had happened out of tho usual, nud
it wns plain that t bey had lost nothing of
! value. A frog which depended on his bruins
instead of ills legs would stnnd a mighty
I jwor show in a puddle near a school house.
! Detroit Frej IVcjj.
What tho Doctor J'lonoiinciil It.
"What diil the doctor pronouneo your nil
nifiitl" inquired tlio wife, with a tremor of
anxiety in her fono as she camo into her hus
band's sick room.
"Ho pronounced it as if It were spelled
bronl.eetu3," ejoelulmcd tho Indignant Hos
tonlan, straightening himself up in bed, "nnd
I requested him nt oueo to make out hU bill
and co." Clilesso Tribune.
j-c-viii- n, -u
J IsJJ Wl JJ-X iTi V. A L
ropnlnrlty of Hlgb CIa Author.
Talking tho other tlnr with n bookseller on
tho subject of tho popularity of tlio high clou
authors, It was learned thnt Marlon Craw,
ford has the largest mIci ntid It bought al
most exclusively by cultivated people. Al
though his bookk nro $t.G0 n volume, tho
demand for them li just ns great. Uo has
told about n hnlf million copies nil told Hut
(3 for ''Tho Immortals" was n littlo moro
'.hnu peoplo could stand, and that book has
inuguished In consequence. Henry Jntnes
hns shrunk to 0110-th ird of his former opu
Inrity, mid Ilonells has fnl'nn olT iwrccptlbly
slnco tho publication of that dreary book,
Tho Minister' Charge. " Mrt. Iluniett sells
Iwttor than any other of tho women rlters
Crutldoek next. Atun ICiitherinu Oreen sells
fairly. "8I10," "Calle.1 Hack," mid "Tho
llreiiil U'liuiers" nro as dead ns though they
hail never Kvn. Haggard is falling olf in
populnr.ty scry rapidly Thero is httlu do
iii.tiuKuc "Mr. Meeson's Will." "The lmn
lighter" mid "Utielo Tom's Cabin," "8U l'.l
mo" r.ntl "Tho Wide. Wldo Worhi" still sell.
They 111 prolxibh 1 1st tis long ns huiiuiu mi
turu. Harriet lleeclier Stow o's books ocen-
lonally sell lu set. "Tho Witr Trnnsl.i
tlons" wll and nru "elmrgisl up" n "Sirs.
Wlster's noxels.'" "MurUrtt" is a sort of
Incident. Maud Howe's UxAi, "AtalaaU In
tho South," sohl well when It first cauw out,
but there is no tleuuitid for her books. Shu
lacks "got," Ktlgar Saltu U tho most opu
lar ot tho younger group of authors. All
Tolstoi's books sell well.
When publishers' agents go thir rountU,
with their list of now books, the order U
something like this: ten copies of overy m
thor of nvenigo Hpulnrlty mnl of overy
prominent linn's now issuo; twcnty-llv
of Salttts; twenty -five of Crnddock; two liuu
tired of Crawford mid Mrs. Huruott. Mr.
Uurncs- of Now York bids fair to become n
standard soiling work, mid Mr. Pbttcr Is still
called for. Ouid.t is on tho wnno. "Juno
Eyre" still holds her own. All tho dialect
writers havo their worshipers. ICIsmet nml
Uiienii havo taken their placo in tho ranks.
Of tho Kionch novelists DaudetsolU tho best.
Etlgnr I'nweett soils when llrst out. "Itotiert
IilUmero" nnd "Tho Airlcan Farm!' nro stilling
on tho strength of tliuir rullgloiis olomunU
Ail' Ajiltnul Tjinier'' COurogn,
A tiger named Atlilr escaped just heforo
tlio )erforuialieo oponetl, senttorlng thn as
nomhletl uudieneo ill nil dlroctlonsj sending
them in search of refuge to trco tops, houw
tops, mid into houses not their own, It-is
ono thing to Ward a tigor in his don, another
to light him unarmed In open-air. IHitHldel
wns quite equal to this unexpected call upon
his skill nml eourngo; ho-oxerienecd "1'etno'
tloudo l'ntlolescont n son proinlerduol;'' his
only misgiving npears to linvo boon whether
ho would prove worthy of himself nnd thoso
waiting open mouthed for tho coming fray.
I'rcently n timid looker on mustered eour
ngo enough to half ojien n window, nud to
announce in whisicrs tho whereabouts of tlio
cciipod banst. Tlio "tlgro reynl" was in tlio
dark recesses of n deserted locksmith's shoj).
Into this "goulTro d'onibro" llidel Hung him
self; nnd, having become, ns ho says, famil
iar with its obscurity, ho espiod tho crouch
ing Atlilr in tho act of springing, with foam
ing mouth and burning eye. Tlio situation
was what is called critical It was simply u
question of who should Bprlng llrst, tiger or
man. Hulel happily took tho initiative, and
bounded ukh his prey. There was n tremen
dous tusslo there were foamings, flashings,
bowlings but tho donipteiir triumphed. Hi
del seized tho tiger by tho skin of his back,
and lifting hiin on his loins, thus bore his
heavy burden in triumph to his engo a feat,
It must bo confcMcd, not easy to realize,
much lesj to uehlove. Saturday Hovlow.
Soprano In tho Unrein.
Masinl, tho famous tenor, who is ono of the
fow living male ocallsts who havo been in
vited by tho sultan to sing to tho ladies cf
his harem, has n romantic story to relate
npropos of his visit. Ho hnd just finished nn
tiir from "L"s Huguotiots," when, to his sur
prise, n charming soprano voice took up tlio
cantabilo which follows in thoseoro nnd wing
it through In such exceptionally good stylo
that ho wnsinoved to mako inquiries as to
tho owner of tho mysterious voice. Ho dis
covered that it belonged to tho daughter of a
Turkish otllcial of high rank, who had been
sent to Homo to study vocal music by her
father, ami who, on her return to Constanti
nople, hail lieon virtually eomHHod to enter
tho Imperial seraglio, Sho is u prisoner in
effect, mid tho gilded chains seem nil tho
more irkbomo to n fair captive w ho has tasted
liberty ami seuii tho world to tho extent im
plied by a sojourn ut tlio Italian capital as a
musical student. London Figaro.
L'uro Wutur Tnr Cities.
Tho problem ot pure water for clUcs is-gob-ting
to bo not only m ro Important, but more
tlldlcult of a satisfactory solution. Tho city
of Paris now proposes to go U12 miles and
tlraw oil 0110 of tho Sw iss Alpluo lakes into
her reservoirs ant! taipply pip.s. Lake Neuf
chatel is noted for its perfectly pure wnter,
foil by tho-suows. that aro frost curded nud
clarified, niul con .tautly supplied from nbovo
tho hue of possible huuuiu contamination.
Tho expeuso of this now enterprise will bo
not less than 8100,000,000. Tho pipes must
bo cnrrletl twenty-two miles by means of
mountain tunnels. Hut tho first law of lifo
111 theso daj a is to secure pure water, nnd no
expensa -aii bo coo great which supplies a
great city with wholesome drink. Globe
Democrat. Queen Victoria's Housekeeper.
Queen Victoria lias lost her housekeeper,
Mrs. Hutchinson. Her death nt Windsor
castlo has caused tho sovereign of Knglatnl
keen sorrow. Mrs. Hutchinson know how to
rnanago tho queen, was cognizant of how far
scrvauts should bo crniltted to nrrogato to
themselves tho prerogatives of royalty, was
well up in tlio scionco of domestic economics.
nud wns invaluablo whenovcr Victoria
wanted a new dress. Sho nlso know just how
many India thaw Is tho queen hits given away
In tho Inst fow years, n secret which sho car
ried with her to tho gruve. Now York
An Afilean King's rncctluiiuicss.
Tho king of Uganda, Africa, is ono of tho
most sportive potentates in tho world. Ho
tins a bitter prejudice ngniust missionaries
uud lias a good deal of fun killing them. Hut
of lato his facctlousness has taken on n now
phase. Ho has 1,500 wives. In order that
ho may Loop his harem tilled with novelties,
ho now ha3 llvo w Ives executed every morn
ing before ho has had his breakfast. Iu this
way ho keeps hlmsolf in good humor nnd bo
gins each day In n pleasant frame ot mind.
New York World.
tVblstllns for tho Horso Cars.
Thcro U a qulto unimpcachablo Tifth nvc
nuo girl who stops horso cars and stages by
whistling at them. If sho wishes to board
ono of theso vehicles sho stops carelessly uc
tho curb, lifts ono hand iu a gracefully lazy
signal to tho driver, and then prettily puck
ers her red lips, from which sho omits a shrill,
mutilcal whistle. This is all douo so demurely,
and with such an air of goutlo complacency,
that tho astonished witnossos aro uot apt to
regard it as iu tho least vulgar. New York
Drayage and Moving
Desires to Inform the public that his c-ptlp
incut for moi Ing Household (itnds.l'lanos
Safes, Mnrchandlse, Heavy Machinery,
etc., Is the best lu the city. ' Special men
and wagons arc kest for the removal o
Pianos and Household Goods,
Which ate always handled by couipct.int
anil experienced help, nnd the latest appli
ances used for handling Safes nnd other
heavy goods. Call, address or telephone
Telephone in 917 () st.
Fremont Elklion & Mo, Valley
Trains learo KMJn.m. niul I'.'IHp.m
Tnr Ki.Kiiont Vam.kt I.iic.
To fire hoini-s In Kortliin-ttern Nebraska nn
Tothrlllark HlflsmMtlw Hot Hprtwrs.
To Central Wyoming runl niul on fields nn
ToClilcnirn mid tin- Krort.
To Ht. I'uiil.iho North ami Northwest.
For further liiformntlmi Irwpiliv of
OKO. N. FOKKSJIAN, AKent.
IS South 1Mb street, - - Lincoln
Y. F. Frrcu, J. IX. Hi-ciumam,
Otivrnt M'kwt. (len'l Pass. Ag't
Missouri Valley, lows.
( iriTAi. Stock $300,009.
aW Moshrr, rrwlilnt. W.J- Walsh, V-Pra
It. a Outcalt, Cashier.
Jrinary and Ecctai Diseases a Specially.
T,T.IJn,.lJ Tce,nt "Hwasos by IIKHSKKIIHOFF
PAINLESS 8YSTK.M. Ofllce, rooms Oi, 121 and
m lli.rr II liv.b 'I'.vulni. ...! ,i .l!TI Ji." .
lelt-Iihoiie MM. Itenliteiieo KP.-J Qstreet. 'I'lionr. 6.K
sumlajs, lotolln. m
Telephone No 685.
i1 South nth .Street, Lincoi.m Neil
Over a Million Distributed.
Louisiana State Lottery Comjj.'y.
Iiieorpomtisl li tlio I.eullaliiri) In v for
pliteiilliiiiiil iindC'llnrilnlilii puipiiKes uiul Its
multiline minion part or the present Main
eotiKlltiuloii In InTUH)' 1111 nvtruivlmliiK. pop
ular vote ' '
Its Grand Hvtmoixlinary Drawings take
place ScmitAiinunllv (June and Ueecin
ber), niul ith Grontl Singlu Number Draw
high take plnco on each of tllu other ten
months of tile year, and are alt drawn in.
public, nt tlio Academy ot Miible, New
"We do hereby certify that wo Mipervlso
the !irinm:eii(itit inr nil tile Miiillllv nml
eiiil-Aiinuiil Druwliips or The I.ii1hIiiiiu
htnte I nlteiy iiiiipnii, and In pei-MUi 1111111
nifn nnd eonlrid tllu Draw Inns IhimiHtdteK,.
nml thin tho Kline nro eoniluuleil wllh lion
t'Hly, lulriifKN, and In mind lallli toward nil
liiiillec.jind weiiiithiirltlhel'iiipaiivtu iiko
this euitllleiile, with fiie-hlnillleH of our hIl-iih.
tures uttneheil, In Its advert Neiueiits."
wo, tlm iiudi'i-slL'iieil , auks ntl Hauliers
will pay ullniMeM diuun In the Louisiana
Mule J.oUerlcf, which limy lie pttselited lit
!!:&V.A.'"M!?I,l:Y ,,,ltfH't Loidsawi Nnt ll'k
l'll-ltltr. I.ANAIN, ries.-iai. Niitlmml ll'lt
. HALDWINI'iih. New Oilcans Natl Hank
(Altl. KU11N, 1'reH. t'uinn Niillnnnl Hani;
GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING,
Iu ta Academy cf Untie, New Orleans,
Tnctihy, November 13. 1888.
Capital Prize, $300,000.
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'rlestif 4.7)0 nru
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:i,i:il 1'iles iimountln ti i,ul,K(U
iQG PiirClul) Hull's or nnv other tlehlred
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ter. Send eiirieuey l IWprex (nl our e
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RFMFMRFR That the i-risenio
I.ClVli-lV OCK nKu'lieiiilslleaui.
fuard uiul Kiirl , who are In charm ot the
ilriiwIiiKH, Ih ii Kiiuriiiiti'ti of uliMihlte fulinei.s
and Inti'urlt), Hint thn tliiineesine nil I'lpial,
mid that no one run possibly ilhliie what
iiiiiiiber will draw u prize.
Ili:.Mi:.Mlli:it alHi llial the imjinent of tho
1'iliH Is Biiiiriintteil by 1'uiir Natloiiiil Hanks
of New Orleans, ami the tlckelHiiin Hluneil by
thn l'reshleiit ol uu IiiHtliutiun, whoso el i ar
te red rlKhts nru n Kiilrtl In tlio liL'hi'st
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