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COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 19, 1884.
WHOLE NO. 758.
ISSUED EVEET WEDNESDAY,
"M. K. TLTRZSTEE. & CO.
Proprietors and Publishers.
Thc Ciliitiii frottpal
D.T. Ma.BTYX.1I. D. F. J. chcg. M. D.
Drs. 3EAXTY5 & SCETJG.
C. S. Examining Surgeons.
Local -urron-. Uni-n Ia'iri .. N -jz
B. H. and : V M U. K-.
Consultation- in German and Enzh-h
Telephone? at omee an.l resiuen'-e-.
T F. WIIJ0. Jl. !..
Dt-ea-t of w.men and children a -p-cialtv.
i . uir plu.i.-ian. Olhct- fornifr
1 or. iif.i -.1 .-.'lr !;.,. -t.'-! T l phon.
On -rn-r t Ei-v-ntD and North -ireet-or
1UKEUI S Jt Sri.l.IV4,
.1 T n ' li XE TS-A 7 - LA w,
L"p-stair- in u.u.k Buildinz. llth street,
'" v. it- N-w bank
TT J. II J 1?0,.
XnTARY IT II LIC
lilh "tr't, i .loor iI of HimmooJ Haa-M-,
CtlutHtjui. .Wfc. 49l-y
ATTfH:.VLY AT I. A W,
Oilice on !iv -t. olumtu-. Nebraska
V. A. MACKEN,
Foreign and Domestic Liquors and
llth tret. lumt.u- !!.
.4 TTjRXEYt A T LA W,
Ulli.-e up-itair- .n M-Alli-aer's build
ins. Ilia -I. V . A. McAllister. N'otarv
NOTARY PUSUC AND CONVEYANCER.
Keep- a lull iinr oi stationery and -cbool
suppli-s and all kinds of leal forms
Iusurrs aain-t hre. lishtninir. cvelnne
and tornadoes Umce in Powell's Block,
Platlr t-nt"! 19-x
2. M. MaCFAKLAD.
A... ... y-1 . .w
E. R. COWDKRY,
LAW AND COLLECTION OFFN E
MACFARA.AHT) & COWDERr,
F. 7F. KL --EK. Jl. D-
(sucee-sor to Dr. t . G. A. Hullborst
H 02LEUPA THI CP5 1 CLa.V -i YD
Rezular graduate of two medical col
leges. Om-e up stair- in brick building
north of state Bank. 2-ly
Justice. County Surveyor. Xotary.
Lanil find L ullection Agent.
gyi'artie- d--irinz -urvi-vin.: done can
notif mf b. mail at I'Utt.' ciitrc. Neb.
F U.KI JiCIIE,
llth St., opposite Lindell Hotel.
Sells Harness. Saddles. Collars. Whips.
Blankets. urry Comb-. Brushes, trunks,
valine-, iu:r.ry tops, eu-hions. carriage
trimmings, Ac at the lowest po--ible
prices. Repairs pr mptly attended to.
P) II. UHKDt'E.
DEPUTY CO SURVEYOR.
"Will d general -urveyins in Platte
and adjoining countie-. Office with S. C .
COLCMBt 5. XKBRAsKA.
T"" 1 Week at hOOlt'. So) outfit
HkFr free 1'av a.olutely -ure. N
DVVJ ri-k. apital not r. .jnJred.
Reaiir. i! you u ant tm-in-
at Which per-on- of either ei. j un or
old, can niakr t-ai pa ah thr rmie tht-y
work, with ao-iu rrtaint. w ritt- for
particular- l H HaLLKT Jc Port
COSTIiACToh FOE ALL KLD.i UF
OKncx, Thirteenth i-t between Olive
and Nebraska Avenuu. Residence on the
orner of Eishth and Olive.
JL11 Work Guuninteed,
JS. ifURDOCK SOX,
Carpenters and Contractors.
Have tad an extended experience, and
will ffttrantee satisfaction in work.
All kinds of repairing done on ahorx
notice. Our motto is. Good work and
fair prices. Call and give us an oppor
tnnltytoeatimateforyou. j3TShop on
13th St one door west of Friedhof Jt
Co's. store. Columbus. Kebr. 4S3-T
Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware !
Job-Work. Roofing and Gutter
ing a Specialty.
"Shop on OliTe street, 2 doors
north of Brodfeuhrer's Jewelry Store.
LAND AXD lySUEAXCE AG EXT.
His lands conipn-e -ome line tracts
In the Shell Creek Valley, and the north
ern portion or Pl-tte county. Taxes
paid for non-re-ident. satisfaction
guaranteed. 20 y
COLUMBUS PAC1I3G CO-,
COL U2fB US, - XEB..
Packers and Dealers is all kinds of Hoir
product, cash paid for Live or Dead Hosrs
Directors. E. H Henry, Prest.; John
"Wiggins, sec and Treas.; L. Gerrard, S.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Plans and estimates supplied for either
frame or brick buildings. Good work
guaranteed, shop on 13th street, near
at. Paul Lumber Yard, Columbu. Ne
braska. 52 Cmo.
- --XICE TO TEACHEB8.
J. E- Moncrief, Co. Supt-,
"Will b in his office at the Court House
on the third Saturday of each
month for the purpose of examiniwr
applicants for teacher's certificates, and
far the transaction of any other business
partainiag to schools- a7-y
National Bank !
Paid n Capital,
Snrplns aud Profits, -
OFFICERS :n DIRECTORS.
V . A N D E RSOy . Tres't.
sAH'L C. iUTH. Vice Preset.
O. T. ROEN. Cashier.
I. n EARLY.
V A. McVLLI-TER.
V. ASH UsOX.
Foreign and Inlmd Etfb.ine, Pa-ie
Firket-, anil Rra! K-tati- Loans.
COAL f LIME!
Rock Spin Coal
Carbon ljomini' Coal.
Eldoa - Iowa Coal
S7.00 per Ion
Blacksmith Coal of best quality al
ways on band at low
Nortli Side ELeventli St.,
Improved and Unimproved Farms,
Hay and Grazing Lands and City
Property for Sale Cheap
AT Tlih -
Union Pacific Land Office,
On Long Time and loic rate
SfFinal proof mid- on Timtr I laim-.
Homesteads and Pre-emption-.
S2TA11 wi-hmr to buy land- of any 1 --eription
will please call and ex-imint
my listofland- before lofctn el-e w aerr
I"A1I having land- to--ell will u.ea-e
call and ive me a description, t rui .
l&Tl ao am preparer! to m-tire prop
erty, a? I have the aironoy of -evt-ral
lirt-cla.-s Fire insurance t-onipauifs.
F. W. OTT, oliitor. speak German
30-tf t oMimt'ti-. N'ebra-kx.
BECKER & WELCH.
SHELL CHEEE MILLS.
MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLE
SALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AND HEAL.
O FFIQE, COL UJfB US. XEB.
SPEICE & NORTH,
General Agent for the Sale of
Union Pacific, and Midland Pacific
R. B, Lands for sale at from $3.00 to $10.00
peracr for cash, or on tire or ten year
time, in annual payment- to suit pur
chasers. We have also a large and
choice lot of other lands, improved and
unimproved, for sale at low price and
on reasonable terms. Also business and
residence lots ir. the city. "We keep a
complete abstractor title'to all real es
tate in PUtte Countv.
All kinds of Repairing done on
Short Notice. Busies, TVa-:-
ohs, etc., made to order.
and all work Gnar-
Also fell the world-famous Walter A
Wood Sowers. Eeapers. Combin
ed Xachines, Harvesters,
and Self-binders the
JES"Shop opposite the " Tatters aU," on
Olive St, COLTISLBUS. aS-m
Come. Sally, tfear. It's Retting late, and moth
er's wide awake:
She ksoWs you're here, and therefore your
departure you must take:
Tre got to lock: the door and then put out the
Please to, dear Sal. and you can comaaln
some ether night.
Oh, pshaw! dear John, rfs early yet. Pm sure
I needn't hurry:
It's scarcely hatr-past teno'cloctyour mother
need not worry;
But If you want to go to bed then I'll no
So. love, give me another ckiS5. and I will go
Oh, Sal. please don't: Well, take tt then, now
go; oh. please make hate'
If mother should come down and s-e your
arm around my waist
I think I'd faint; come, dearest, don't delay a
Put on your hat and shawl and I will see you
to the door.
I think it's just too bad that I havergot to go
Well, never mind I'll see you. love, t -morrow
rii huh I hear your mother coming down
with footatfpe light;
I'm otr juatone; oh. my, how sweet: Well.
Jchnny. dear, good-night.
The babiroussa is an Indian hog. not
a very pleasant sort of animal to look
at. and an excriedingly disagreeable one
to meet when it L- not in the best humor.
It has two pairs of tusks, those in the
lower jaw being somewhat like a wild
boar' " but the pair which spring from
the top of the upper jaw are very long,
and carve inwani. almost touching the
skin of the forehead. The upper tusks
do not spring from between the lips,
but cut their way through the skin, and
have the appearance ofgrowing out of
the upper part of the snout.
The animal usually grows to the or
dinary size of wild hogs, but some have
been "killed that were as large as a
donkey . It can run very fast, and is a
most dangerous enemy when brought to
bay. It L of a gray color, the skin
hanging in folds or "wrinkles about the
body, whieh is covered very thinly with
short bristles. The tail b nearly with
out hair, save at the end. where it forma
a sort of tassel.
The female has the merest apologies
for tusks, the bone hardly showing
through the skin, and in many casts
she cannot even boast of that much.
These animals hardly ever have a
regular home, they wander from one
part of the forest to the other, bat al
ways in the wet. marshy portions, feed
ing on leaves, grass and water plants.
They are remarkably good swimmers.
andoften cross large lakes rather than
walk around them, and thev never hesi
tate to take to the water when in flight.
Swimmins: appears to be as much an in
stinct with the youns babiroussas as
with ducks, for they plunge boldly into
the water as soon as they can walk.
If -uddenly roused in its lair, instead
of seeking -afety in Sight, the babiroussa
rushes out upon its assailant with the
utmost fury, and although its tusks are
curved so nearly to the flesh, it can in
dict most dangerous wounds. By the
natives Its fieh is considered a great
delicacy, and all the more so because
they rarely succeed in killing one save
at the expense of several live
The-e hocr- usually are found in herds
of six or eight, and the males a.- well a
the females care or the young, petting
them in their swinish way as human
parents do their offspring. Savage as they
are. there L- no more dangerous time to
approach them than wsen the younr are
-naIL The females will irather around
the younc ones, whilt the male- will
rush out to give battle without waiting
for an attack.
Funk, the naturalist of Cologne, tells
of an encounter with a babirous-a which
was related to him by a sea-Captain.
Two sailors and three natives came
suddenly upon a herd of five full-grown
hogs and two young ones. The two
females of the party immeiiiately covered
the vounc with their bodies, while tb:
males da-hed forward with such fury
that all the oartv save one of the
sailors, were overturned, and at the
mercy of the -avage brutes.
One of the native was instantly killed.
the lower tusks of the hog beins: driven
through his eye into his brain. Another
was fatally wounded, and not one of
the party escaped .rerious injury. Dur
ing the affray, which did not last many
minutes, the hunter had had an oppor
tunity to tirp among the herd but once,
and that without inflicting any injur-.
It was almost impossible for the part
even to drag their wounded companion.
ont of the reach of the infuriate, i beasts,
and they did not succeed m doing so
until after several more severe wounds
had been inflicted by the hogs, which
pursued them quite half a mile.
The traveler Brim, writing of the
fortunate chance which gave him an
opportunity of earefully examining the
babiroussa, was much more successful.
"I was once in a low, damp forest on
one of the Malaccan islands, when one
of my guides drew my attention to a
noise as of the grunting of hogs but a
short distance away. It was morv of a
low, whistling sound than a or-unt.
although now'and then could beheard
the queal peculiar to the common hog
when angry or frightened."
The guides were familiar with the
sound, and without stopping to explain
their course, or even to give any advice
to the traveler in their charge, they
started off at full speed, leaving the
explorer with no weapon save a light
gun. and no ammunition save the two
charges it contained.
Bnm knew from the stories he had
heard, from the natives that his guides
had been frightened by the hogs, and
he was all the more anrdous to capture
one because of their rareness-
The noise, which ax first seemed
near by. was farther away than I had
thought, for it was not until I had walked
quite a mile and a nTf through the
thick underbrush, that I could "distin
any living thing. Then the gray forms
of several hogs could be indistinctly
seen through the foilage. and I deter
mined to risk everything for the sake of
basrinjT the largest of tfie herd."
W nether the hogs were startled by
something otner than the hunter, or
whether it was because they were in no
mood for fighting that day, can not be
told, but certain it is that, contrary to
their usual habits, instead, of rushing
upon the intruder, they ran swiftly past
him to a brook near by, leaping in as
if in the greatest excitement and. fear.
They certainly swam under the
water at least forty yards, for from the
time they plunged in I could see no
more of them until they scrambled out.
squealing and whistling, on the other
side, ity gun was loaded with, large
ehot, and since, owing to the absence "of
ny ammunition carrier, I had no bullets.
I gave the largest of the parry my com
ijliments in the form of a charge of
The animal was hit just behind the
fore-leg. and tumbled over dead, while
kk companions, instead of continuing
their flight, surrounded him aa it to tH
him in his trouble.
A second shot had the effect of dis
persing them, and the brave hunter had!
the satisfaction of cxaming the prize aC
his leisure. It proved to be a full-grown
hog, "weighing about one hundred and.
nffv pounds, while its thick, round
body measured three feet in length, and
over two ieet in height." Barker's
Tb Lsi Swamp.
There is a beauty, a charm, an en- '
chanting serenity, and a delight in the
Louisiana Swamp which the devotee
to the city's flare and flush, the lover
o rugged mountain fastnesses, or he
who vaunts the graces of the unruffled
frairie would scarce concede. Wild,
evel. gay as these, it is unlike them;
yet none may say it is not beautiful,
Far from the rattle and racket of
the great city, leagues beyond craggy
mouht:iin range, remote from the wide
stretch of prairie, and ignorant of the
village church bell's sound, the Swamp's '
broad aisles and lengthy collonades
invite the lover of Nature to feast.
There are gorgeousness and delicacv !
"bf coloring, grace and grandeur of form.
intricac and simplicity of texture and
Walk under the over-spreading boughs j
of the forest centenarians, revel in the ,
delicious fragrance of flowers withour j
number, gaze, as you must, on their j
exhilarating hues and their soul-stir-
ring comoleteness, and adore the I
Mighty One tvho formed and rejoices In
No fetid morass rost among hills, not
( a mere splatch of liquid mud wherein.
ownerless swine befoul themselves.
but broad as ever was prairie spread.
seemingl daliwng with the bluetirma-
ment above a.- its glorious foliage climbs
' aloft, abumlant in leafy coverts and
' resounding with the sweet caroling? of
j countless lainls this is the Louisiana
Swanip. the Venice of the wildwood.
' There the gladdened botanist, wander
' ing afoot or floating in hi- tiny pirogue.
1 through waving iris, discover- flora so
i sturdy, so rank. he. for a moment,
i doubts its idenity
here the deiightM hunter comes
j upon wader and diver, brings down.
I snipe and plover, hopefully follow-; the
I agile water-rail, or sends hi- whistling i
rine-ball skipping on the glassy water
I into the neck of wary mallard and teal.
j Pushing further into the inner laby
j rinths where large game hides, he slow
1 ly lifts hi.- -tealthy foot from the wad of
1 zr?a he bends down for a moment's
footing and slides it along to another,
brushing through nodding eat-tails.
thrusting aside the rattling palmetto,
and tearing away the heavy network of
vines -aucily catching him in their em
brace. Eye and ear alert, breath sMppressHi.
rifle ready, heart bonnding and limbs
trembling, a- he spie- the crowning of
the da"-adventure: an elil-h sunbeam
dances on the polished muzzle-sight,
there i- a -nap. a crack, a puff of blue
smoke, a dash torward to tinner lock
ing, and the prize is won'
As th million echoe- -camper away
aniid the crie- of startled birds, the
hunter turns and gaze on flower and
vine and ba-h. -o den-e. rich, profa-e.
it seni- that were the seedling ground
for the gardens and forests of the uni
verse. He ha.- been eagor in his -eareh. so
i intent on the dL-cnvery and pursuit of
his ganie. he ha- not e'n. til! now. th
niazt of -praw 'ung. clambering, tuni
f bling verdure everywhere around and
over him. ViuleL- cjddle on a lump of-
sod whence the water ha- retreated.
while over them, like a protecting
, mother-bird, ferns spread their graeerul
wings. Ju-t above, a ma-- of vellow
jasmine holds a little knoll, waxen
white blossoms of magnolia-grandidora
peep between their leathery leaves like
roguish eyes between chubby lingers,
and all around giant cpre-se- look
down a.- upon a joy the cannot com
prehend, while trumpet dower and pas
sion flower climb up. up. up. to the cov
eted perch of the great outstretched
arm.- where, nestling in the soft gray
moss, they pour forth wordless jubilates
of purple and scarlet glory Jauus B
Cable, in The frtrmU.
A beautiful young lady coming out of
Farwell Hall. Chicago. Sunday after
noon, was warmly greeted by a gentle
man, and thev stood to chat a moment.
Catching -ight of some third party, the
lady said hurried! : "See there: that's
Where? Who?" asked the gentle
man, turning in the direction indicated
bv the ladv's eves."
"Wny. iny boy?"
"Your boy' What do you mean3
What do you mean3"
"Oh. right here to our left. The one
nearest to" us. See. he's talking about
me now and pointing me out to the others
with him He- awful jealous of me."
"Your boy! Jealous of you! Is it
possible you allude to that" Chinaman
twere? Whv. he must be at least thirty
year- old. You're a great joker."
"Not at all. You don't understand.
He's my class. I am a teacher in the
Chinese Sunday School up stairs. Each
lady has one Chinaman as a class. We
girls call our class -our boy." and it i- a
fact. I learn, that each -class calls his
teacher 'his girl." I do believe some of
the boy-" are in love with their teachers
genuine, human- love. They dress
very richly in their style on Sundas
and they make us very rich presents.
Some of the girl- have received gold
watches and chain-. Why, if I had not
put a stop to it my boy would bring me
something every Sunday He has
brought me silk, handkerchiefs, lace
handkerchiefs and lace collars. He gave
me this deep collar I have on. He said
he would leave mhool and go back to
China if I did not accept it. It is real
lace and cost at least thirty-five dollars.
But I shan't accept anything more. He
is a good boy. and I can do anything I
like with him. He learns rapidly. He
is an apt scholar. It is laughable. "Some
rimes I go acro-s the room to talk with
one of my lady friend- in another class
and he sits still and contented, but if a
gentleman speaks to me for a moment
Lang fires up like a real, splendid lover.
His eye flash, and he jabbers to him
self in a great way. and I have to rush
back to him or he would leave the room,
and. I suppose, go back to China. He
is jealous of me now. Excuse me a
moment till I go and tell him you're my
The lady went over and pacified the
glaring CelestiaL and he walked away
with his companiMi.. When she re
turned to the gentleman, he asked her
something or other in a jocular way,
and she replied, smiling: "Oh he says
we Meiiean girl- have too many broth
ers.' too many -dudu brothers.'"'. The
group of Chinamen had taken, a street
car. and she laughed heartily. They
were out of hearing, and the centiemaa
joined in the IaughT Chi.tag6Eeral3.
The Majority of the CxareTitcfc.
A correspondent, writing from St.
Petersburg "on the 18th of May. says-To-day
being the sixteenth anniversa
ry of his birth, the coming of age of the
Czarevitch was celebrated according to
custom by ceremonies and rejoicings of
great solemnity and splendor. The city
was decorated" with flags from an early
hour, and a very pretty effect was pro
duced bv anchoring a whole flotilla of
Imperial yachts and launches, gayly j
decked with bunting, in the broad wa- I
ters of the Neva beneath the w.ndow of
the Winter Palace, where towards one '
o'clock the Court. Diplomatic ( orps. de-
tacnment of troops of the Guard, and
deputations from all classes assembled
The chief feature in the day's cere- '
mony was the swearing by the young
Prince of a special oath of allegiance as
heir to the throne, and theordinary
military oath as a soldier of the Rus
sian army, into which the Czarevitch
enters to-day as a sub-lieutenant in the
First Brigade of the Horse Artillery of
the Guard. The former oath was ad
ministered in the Palace ChapeL in the
course of a special servi -e, by the Met- ,
ropolitan of Novgorod and at. Peters- ,
bnrg, in the presence of some fifty royal
?ie-sonages. among whom was Prince
Villiam of Prussia, and the Corps Dip- ;
lomati'jue. the members of the Holy
Synod, etc. The following are the terms .
of the oath. J
In the n-inw of God Almighty, i
upon His Holy Gospel. I promise and ,
vow unto his Imperial Ma esty, My t
most Gracious Lord and Father, truly
and without deceit to serve and in afi ,
things o jey hioi. sparing not life itself
to tue la.-t drop of blood to preserve j
and defend to the utmost of my reason. .
cauabil tv and rower all the rights anJ '
prerogatives appertaining to the high .
authority and power ot his Imperial
Majesty by law established, or to be es- i
taoii-hed aid ng in all things t'iat may
contribute to the loyal service of hl
Imnerial Majesty and the good of the
Empire, and a- heir to the throne of All
the Ku ias and the thrones of the
Kipgdem of Poland and 'irand Duchy
of Finland united with ic. I prom se and '
vow to ob-erve all the regulat on- as to
the succession of the family establisn
ment as set forth in the fundamental '
laws of the Empire in all their force and
integrity, so may I answer before God
on the day of ..uiigmen:. Oh Lord God j
of our Fathers. Ruler of Rulers' inform, J
teach and direct me in the great work '
to wrnch I am appointed' May that '
wisdom which is before Thy throne be
with me: from Thy holy Heavens let it
light upon me. that I may understand
that which is good in Thy eves, and that ;
which is righteous ae -ording to Thv I
word. My heart be in Thy hand. Amen."
The second oath was administered in '
the magnificent hali of the military Or-'
der of St. George, where, in addition to '
the above-named, were gathered the
re-t of the i ourt, the troops, the pupils
of the Military Schools and. others.
The oath was in the following terms
"I promi-e before Aim ghty God to
serve his Imperial Ma'ety and most
Gracious Lord, my Father, according to
all the military regulations, truly, obe- '
iiently and exaetlv; I prom-se to op- '
pose to His enemies and the enenres of
the Empire a brave and determined re-
sistance with body and blood, in field
and in redress, by sea and by land, in
combat and battle, in siege and assault
and in ali m'lirary eventualities what-
soever. I promise to report whatever I
may hear or see aga;nst his Majesty, !
his Majerv's soldiers, his sub ects. or !
the interest of the Empire, and to de-
fend and preserve all these to the best
of my conscience and ability so truly as
are dear unco me. my honor and
my life. I promise in all things to
do as becomes an honest, obe
dient, brave and valiant -oldier So
help me Lord God Almighty' Amen.''
In each case the Emperor led his son
to the aitar which had been -pecially
raised, whereon lay the cross and a copy
of the Holy Scriptures. The youthful
heir to the throne of aU the Russians,
though somewhat pa e with emotion,
pronounced the oath.- without faltering
in a loud, clear voice. London stand
ard. Esquimau Do:rs.
When at Fort Albany we saw several
Esquimau dog. a species of canine un
known m civilized communities. These
dogs are very large, larger tnan our
Newfoundland, and much stronger
when in condition. Their strength,
however, varies. In the winter, when
they are well ted for driving, they are
much stouter and stronger tr.an in sum
mer, when the are poorly fed, w ithout
exercise and languid from the hear,
which is very telling upon them, as
their native climate far to the north l
invanably severe. Their colors are
white an i yellow while impure breeds
are white and black tae hair thick and
bushv. ami the tail long, bushv and
curling up at the end. At times they
are very quiet, at others very savage.
They are driven ordinarily hve in num
ber, but often many more, beiore sleds,
one. invariably a female leading,
tor the other- will follow her
more readilv. Each dog has a
separate rem. which is held xby the
driver, who has also a great long whip
made of -eal-kin, plaited as ordinary
whips, but with the heavy part of the
lash about the thickness of a man's
wrist. The lash i- from -ix to nine
fathom- long, and the handle--made
of wood from a foot to a foot and
a-half in length. When a dog is not
drawing properly or misbehaving in
any way he or she is drawn by his sepa
rate rein ont of the rest of the pack to
restive chastisement with the whip,
and so well do they know what is com
ing that just as soon as the reai is pulled
tne victim begins velping and strug
gling to correct his or her ways before
the whip comes thundering along.
Great sill is required in the a3c of
tuese whips, for if not properiyhandled
the great heavy lash cracks around the
manipulator s body and legs, inflicting
very painlul and sometimes severe
wounds. But in the hands of a person
-killed in the use of them these whips
can be used with great precesion and
effect, sometimes completely cutting s
dog's ear off.
Very remarkable stories are told
about the manner in which the Esqui
maux handle their whips, but are, I
magine. slightly exaggerated- It is
said that they have frequently attacked
and k3Jed white bears, the most fero
cious animals in the vicinity of James
Bay. with a knife attached "to the end
of a whin One of our party tried
his hand" with one of these dog
whips, and succeeded in punishing his
legs rather severely, while a Hudson
Bay company's officer used it with a
much ease and precision as a horseman
would have used an ordinarv whip.
Some Esquimaux dogs at Fort Albany
aaa to De tiea a long distance apart
with long Hnfn-, while whole fish were
thrown to them, which they'd devour
with a suddenness which wa astonish
ing, lest in their greed they'd turn
fn each oth2c Thev are quite un-
j manageable when they get on the track
of a deer, and no person can check
them in their wild career as thev gal
lop -up hill and down dale." over ice
and snow, and through bush, with the
sled behind them inpursnit of their
prey, t'rdinarily. they make about
sixty miles a day and verv pleasantly
and comfortably does a man travel in
tnese northern regions wrapped up in
blankets and furs upon a dog-sled.
Cor. Toronto Glote.
Small bonnets are so generally worn,
being adopted by mis-e- of sixteen who
are -till at boarding--cuool. that there
have been verv few importations of
round hats. The novelties in hats now
come from London' instead of Parie.
and in the large shapes in which En
glishwomen delight. For spring day3
in the city there are compact shaoes,
such as Hen-i Deux with irs square
crown and clo-e brim cut very narrow
in the back, and trimmed with three or
four nodding piumes placed far for
ward in front, and a narrow bias band
of velvet around the crown: these come
in musnroom brown shades, gray,
black and red. and w.li serve later in
the summer for traveling hats. The
Alpine hats with high sloping crows
are next in favor, and are more youth
ful and fantastic than those just de
scribed, and these will be the shape
most ned for country hats in midsum
mer. The rough straws are effe tive in
these, especially when the hat is black,
and thi Loudon models are trimmed
with velvet bands and rosettes in which
it i- the fancy to thrust the eye part of
peacocks' feathers. Indeed, these eye-leather-
are having a special vogue
abruad for trimming- oi diffe-ent
sunds. appearing -ometimes in the iet
ted lace ironts of dresses, or forming
parts of the des.gn when iridescent
beads are ued on net foundations for
mantle-, bnuet-. hats and dressetj.
The wn'te and mushroom-colored
rough straws in Alpine shape have a
facing of velvet qu.te smooth inside
the brim, and "or the high crown there
are spirals and jabots of Oriental lace
pa-sing around the crown, and held by
a large bunch of white clover blossoms;
or else there is ecru embroidery on net,
arranged effectively as a scarf, and
brightened by a cockade bow of
coquelicot red velvet ribbon made witn
out loops, but with many end- notched
in small saw-teeth poinrs. or else in
dented only twice to form larger trident
Simpler trimmings are loo-ely folded
scarfs of white 4 mull bunched around
the crown, and for ornament four or
tve small wings of bird-, white, blue or
pink, and sometimes of all three color?,
are thrust in the front a tnfle toward
the left side. Such hats are -old ready
trimmed for five dollars. The Langtry
turban shapes, with ly long, round
crown, are-ti'l in ravor with all young
ladies who do not adopt the high coif
fure. These are most u-ua !y of -traw
with velvet puffing on the edge, but the
more dressy turban- are of crape of the
various kind- tufted with beads or
drawn in rows of shirrtd tuck-, and fin
ished w.th a -mall bunch of
shirred tucks, and tinl-hed with a
small bunch of flowers or the merest
tninri' of binding of velvet. For gan.'en
partie-. coaching and drey wear it
the summer re-orrs are Leghorn Hats
o: great -ize p nched into the -hape of
round top poives and elaborately
trimmed with white ostrich plumes, a
white marahour aiTefre with the end-.
j tipped witn -traw. some flower- of
l gay hue-, e-pe. lally poppies and rn-es.
and a uuanntv or wnite lace notn on
the crown and inside the brim. The-e
round poSes are not tilted forward, but
curve high above the head, and are
made more becoming when lined
witnm an inch f the ede with dark
red. black, or golden brown velvet, in
which i- laid -ome gilt braid in rows
or in curves. Three curves puched
into making deep -ca lop- just back of
the crown, and thi- part of the brim
caught up again-t the crown, shape
these flats into pokes.
Another fancy for midsummer i- for
rose pokes." as they are called, these
are very simple blacE. or white straw
poke-, with the front of the brim and
sometimes the wale br.m hidden by
cluster- or row- of pink or deep red
roses without leaves. Mull pokes for
the country are aiso trimmed with ro-es
and Valencienn-s lace when white mull
is used, but for the pale blue, pini and
poppy red mull are whiv Mai's, violets.
or some nower
Poppv red and
of contra-: ng colon.
onquil vellow crap
are u.-ed bv thoe who do not emplo
either flower- or feathers on round hats.
This Is the tmn-p irent French enpe,
unless the h t i- met.nt for the sea-3idt.
when the thicker Chinese crape is u-r;d.
as the dampnes- does not adect thL
silken ennsied fabric a very large full
bow in front and a twisted scar: around
the crown is tne tr mmmg. A novelty
brought out by hatters and tailors to
match Cheviot" and flannel dresses is the
Cheviot Derby hat, stitched into shap
preci-eiy as men- traveling hats are;
some of these have round crowns, oth
ers are square-topped, and still others
have melon-shaped gore- forming tho
crown, the narrow rolU-d brim is alike
on them all. and the-e jannty little hats,
sold for i-' eai'h. will be worn in morn
ing drives in village carts, or for walks
on the beach, forvachting. etc. Eques
triennes in Central Parknow wear felt
Deroy hats and smali jockey caps. a.-
well as the regulation h.gh silk hat.
'o Cut in V aires.
The employe- of a Michigan railroad
had been trembling m their boots over
a threatened reduction of wages, when
an agent dispatched trom headquarters
passed along tne line, and said to the
various station-oflic als
"I am happy to inform you that there
will be no cut in salaries."
"Good! My salary is so small that
I could hardly stand" a cut of five per
The road is not making any money,
bet the President feels that everv em
ploye is earning his salary, and that
perhaps the fall business may bring us
out all right- Put your name down for
what vou can afford."
"Why. on this paper. It is a sub
scription to buy the President a $2.AX
silver tea set as a token of the esteem
of the employes. Let's see? You get
$600 a year. If you put your name
down for Soo you will be giving all you
can afford- Rest easy, Mr. Blank, there
will be no cut in salaries-" Wall Street
.Judge Poland, of Vermont, who
has alwavs worn a blue swallow-tailed
coat, with brass buttons, during the
i twenty years or so tnat he has been m
public life, and has been known as
"Brass Mounted Poland.' created a
' sensation in Washington the other day
, by appearing in a Pnnce Alber coat of
I the latest andjnost fashocanie cut
KXIGI0U5 A5D ED1ICATI0XAL.
Cornell University hs an Egyptian
student. He is a bright young fellow
and particularly gifted as a speaker.
The Woman's Christian Association
of Chicago has in six years helped over
1.G0O young women to self-supporting
positions. The boarding-house does an
excellent work. Chicago Herald.
Prof. Youmans says that the study
of dead language? his been the one
pre-emmentand historic failure of the
so-called liberal education. There is
more hatred of it than of any other kind
of study, mathematics not excepted.
Over a church door in a Kentucky
town is the notice ulphnr Methodist
Church." but this does not refer to the
particular views of the members: it only
refers to the town of Sulphur, where the
church is situated. Chicago Journal.
- -Dr. J. H. MacCreary, of Lancaster,
Pa., suggests that each public school
in that Mate should contribute one cent
for the erection, in the Capitol grounds
at Harrisburg. of a monument to
Thaddeus Stevens the father of the
common-school sy-tem of Pennsyl
vania."' Philadelphia Press.
-Mr Henry Packer and Miss Mary
Packer will commence early next
spring the erection at Lehigh Universi
ty. South Bethlehem. Pal to which
their family has already given generous
sum- of money of a chapel in mem
ory of their mother. Judge Packer is
completing the work begun by his
father by furn sh;ng the university'
lab atory in the most approved man
ner. - .V. ". TtniKS.
W illiam and Mary College, of Vir
g nia. nas closed its doors, having but
one student at the beginning of this
s ho A year. Next to Hai-vanl. thi- w as
the oldest college in America, having
I een founded in 1693, and was the onlv
ne that received a royal charter.
Among the most eminent men educated
in its halls were Washington. Marshall.
Randolph. Tyler. Breckinridge and
General aeott, Detroit Post.
Remarkable Career of a Chicago
"Did you ever hear of a blind doc- '
tor?" asked an eminent surgeon of a
reporter for the Inter Ocean the other i
"Don't think I ever did." was the re- '
ph. "and I don't see how a blind man ,
could handle a scalpel or mix a pre-
"That is the natural supposition." h '
re-ponded; "but. remarkable as it mav '
s-em. we have in Chicago a blind man
whi is already successful in the pro-fes-;on.
and promises to become emi- j
-Who is he?" I
-Robert Hall Babcock." ;
"Is he totally blind3" j
"Yes. and has been from childhood, j
He wa- born in Watertown. N. Y., in :
IVjl. and moved with his parents to
Kalamazoo. Mich., where an accident '
befell him which, while it marred, per- '
baps helped to determine hi- -o far re- '
markable career. One day. at the age ,
of thirteen, while playing with gun- ,
powder, the terrible stuff exploded, o !
injuring the poor boy's eye- that, from '
the ensuing inflammation, their -ight
was forever iost- Hi-parent.- -enthim
to an institution for the blind in Phila
delphia where he remained three vears. i
At -ixteen he went to Olivet. Mich.. '
and t.iere prepared for colleire. In IS
he entered the fre-hman clxss of the
extern Reserve College, at Hud-on.
O. There he remained until the clo-e
of the junior year. After thi- cour-e
h went to Ann Arbor, where he went
through the senior course, taking no .
degree, ina-much as his studies were ol '
an elective character And now be. '
gin- his medical work
" In the fall of 164.'" continued the '
icrgeon, " he entered the medical de
part ment of Michigan Cnivpr-i'y. and
toot the lectures for two winters. In
l-7 he entered the Chicago MethVai
College, and here he graduated in the
cla-s of 1-7- And even thn he didn't '
con-ider hims-lt ready. So he entered
the College of Physician- and urgeoc
in New York City, and there he grad
uareti. -anding among tne ten honor !
men iu the cia. of 1-79. with a mem
bership of nint ty-tive. Then a married
man. he i ame to hicago and spent the
tall and w nter doing some quizzing al
the hicago Med cal College, togethei
with a brie prac ice.
"In July of lN-t. he and hw wife ;
sailed for Germany, and mere he mas- i
tered the language. H- had to. for the !
young fellow wa- nev-r to receive any
education through the eyes, as many
another man partralh d'e-. but through
his -ecse or hearng and touch. Then '
he took a conr-e of lecture- at the Uni
versity of Berlin. In October of the
next year he went to ilunich. wnere he
studied masterfully unril June of this
year. He gave h'S en";re time to the
studv of wnat was to cecome his speciai
t . diseases of the heart and lungs, fof
in that branch of medicine, you see. he
might make the loss of hi- S'ght a com
paratively insignificant deonvauon. So
he stud ed .n the chest department ot
the city dispensarv, anil good were the
advantages he had. Then. too. he en
joyed the benefits of medical clinics un
der Von Zienissen and equipped him
self most th- 'roughly. So. finally ready
to battle with the fate that, at any rat,
eouiii only draw a dark curtain before
his eves, never to becloud lus brain, the
young pir.sician ventured, as I have
said, to L hicago. and here you have
him. If you wan: to talk with him go
down to his pleasant home on Michigan
avenue and you will be welcomed by
the hand that will soon find your own.
and see the trim figure, well-cut feat
ures and dark eyes of the man who has
made his way and hasn't found the end
either." Chicago Inter Ocean.
A gentleman residing in the city at
Binghamton has in his employ an aged
negro whose early life was spent -outh
of Maon and Dixon's line, and a- chat
tel or property. The gentleman is a
keen observer of human nature, and.
enjoying a good thing, has drawn the
old negro out on many important ques
tions of theology, law and logic In a
conversation -ome time ago he said to
" S . I have heard that all colored
people would steaL Is it so?"
"No. 'tain't so: 'tis a lie,"
" WeU," said the gentleman. when
yu were a slave didn't you sometimes
take a chicken or a turkey from your
master and eat it3'
Yes." said S . "sometimes
took a chicken, or a duck, or a tnrkey.
bur, Lord bress vou! dat wa"nt
' Why not3"
WelL I tell you- Dat chicken he
was propertv. I was oropertv. and if
property tooc proDerrr to suDporr prop-
Ar.i. ...r i. -i..i i
v-'-"". J, ivU U- UlWir 5UUUC A41U
PERSOXJLL AXD DCPEKiiOSAL.
JefL Davis is losing the sight of his
xi remaining eye. Chicago Times.
Tne Catholic clergymen of the Dio
cese of Albany have made up a purse of
S15.0U tor BlshopMcNierney. Albany
Thomas Garretr, of Staten Island,
wno lived on stimulents for ten years,
diet! the other day at the age of 53.
X. Y. .-an.
Dr. W. M. Taylor's life is insured
for .50,000. the Broadway Tabernacle
paying the annual premium of 31.23S.
in addition to the pastor's S16G0O sal
ary. X. Y. Tivtes.
John DuBois. a Pennsylvania lum
ber king, i- said to be the richest man in
that State- He is worth 514.000,000.
and employs 60 men in hi- lumber
mills. Philadelphia Press.
Secretary-of -State Carr. of New
York, has been presented, with the bed
stead Aaron Burr occupied while Vice
President of the United States, from
1S01 to 1S05. Trot Times.
-What ts a dude, anyhow?" asked
a countryman of a citizen. "A dude?
Well, a dude is an American idiot who
tries to pass himself off a- an English
cockney. A good definition. Boston
David R. Atchison, after whom the
city of Atchison. Kan., was named,
lives, at the age of eighty years, on his
farm near Plattsourgh. Mo. He is re
garded as the most interesting character
in that neighborhood. Chicago Herald
In I "335. of the five Rawson boys in
Vermont, two went to Iowa, two to
Georgia and one stayed at home on the
farm. William A. and E. E. were whe
Georgia immigrants. The former made
S600juJO. but that fortune was swept
away during the war Then William
made 5300.0") more and died. E. E. is
now worth 53o.OOO. The Iowa broth
ers are barely -craping along, and the
Vermont brother is poor. Cmcago Tri
bune. Mrs. Orphia Thomp-on. a pretty
blonde Quakeress of 23. asked for a sep
aration from Alexander Thomp-on. who
is in the leather trade in New York
Mr Thompson and her-elf had married
them-elve- without the aid of clerical or
legal official-, and Aexlander was not do
ing well bv her. The court decided
that, though he had written to her as his.
dear wife and signed him-elf as her af
fectionate husband, there was no mar
riage. V I" Tribune.
Catherine Kile, who recently died
In Richmond lownship. Pa., at the ad
vanced age of ninety-eight years, had
twelve children, eighty-two grand
children, and one hundred and twenty
eight great-grandchildren and two
great-great-grandchildren. Three of
Eer children were born at one time, and
these triplets are still living at the age
of seventy-two years- They bear the
good old Scriptural names of Abraham.
Isaac and Jacob. Piitsgurgh Post.
Edward E. Rice, the theatrical
manage!-, j, pronounced by the Chicago
Xeurs to be "the nio-t remarkable spend
thrift in the country " "He is still a
young man." continue- the Xeurs. '"and
his public career has covered a com
parative!' short period. Yet it is esti
mated at not less than Si.CGO.00O
have ail through his fingers during
.hat t .me He rece'ntl made this re
mark to a mend of his. and the friend
as.etf Huvv much have you now3'
Rire laughed carele-sly and said: -Just
$13 not a penn more.""
"A LITTLE S03fSES.SE."
Who killed the greatest number of
chickens3 Hamlet- un-le did "murder
The man who purchased a porous
plaster in order to draw an influence,
died of a cold contracted by coming in
contact with a side draft. Troy Times.
At the kindergarten: Now. chil
dren, vv hat is the name of the meal you
eat in the morning?" "Oat meal," re
plies a precocious" member of the class.
"Yes." -aid rhe sebool-girl who had
risen from the lowest to the highest
position in her class. "I shall have a
norse-shoe tor my symbol, as it denotes
having come from the foot."
"-oujp 0f tne w York papers are
advi-ing the wear.ng of silk robes by
the Judges when sittiag on the benco--evidentlv
forgetting that silk can not be
satin. Chicago Hr'd
That sweet bouquet
At a hotel table ut
Bra! jet brnie awl brwiecroom Put
While a city d--iler ht
Helped himself to celery.
Brniet' tp- icif h woader grew;
"Paddy." whisperei -"he. "tax you
At thai baste acrrw, the war
Aim' up that awate bookay
"Papa." said a littie boy at break
fast, "yesterday, a: school, tie teacher
read something from a bxk called 'The
Autocrat at the Breakfast Table-' What
does that mean?" "You are rather too
young yei. my -on." replied the okl
inan.as he helped himself to the top
buckwheat cake and smothered it with
the cream intended for his wife's coffee,
to understand such matters." X. Y.
Is your sister in, Johnny?" "She
is. She's in the parior waitia" for yon
Say, what'll yer g-.ve me if I tell what
she said last Sight when you went
away3'" "I'l; giv e you tea cents. " "All
right. Thank .r. WeiL I guess -he's
a-goin to be awful kind to you. and feed
you well when vki git married, caase
she said you had mighty high notioc
about your-elf and your folks, but she
would make you eat humble pie for it
when she's voar wife." SovictvUU
"Sister." cried a little boy running
into the room, your little pug dog has
hit me on the leg." "What," ex
claimed the frightened young lady.
"Beauty has bitten you on the leg? Lee
me see." She hastily pulled hisstock
ing, and. sure enough, there was the
impression of his teeth. "You naughty
boy." said his si-ter. -baking him vio
lently. "Don't you know better than
to tease Beaut 3 Some day he will bite
a biz lump out of vour leg. and it might
m--e hriri deathlv sick." Philadelphia
"I am going to be married. said a
young lady to her father. "I tell yoe
ffvs "io you will .aot be surprised when
Wilkins asks for me."
"I shall not be surprised."
"You will not object?"
- Oh no, but who i- W3kins? Don't
"believe I ever saw him."
Why, don't you know him? He
used to clerk for you. '
"Let's see- Wilkin's. WH-kins. Oa
yes. I remember him. Hadn't been
citn us two weeks until he showed a
disposition to turn cash h. wav.
ir" - "'' """-c: " , .
--Tm by all meaa-. ror he a
thxifrv young lellow. -AriansaicTn
Tapped the drawer oaee. I believe.
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