Decatur Daily Despatch, August 27, 1890

Decatur Daily Despatch

August 27, 1890

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Decatur Daily Despatch, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1890, Decatur, Illinois flu flrspatrb. Homing Pally in Decatur. Dally. per WscUjr, In advance, aw DESPATCH. Delator, IU. W. V. CAUsOCN, Proprietor. Telephone No. 4411. Office: WtBoiith State fnl.nil m at the DeeaUv local notion of tawn so- irlahlas. rtnrrh nri-i--------T tauuswaVwhkh is niven fur pevunium profit will as ai Tmr nrnr irrn Tha rato'wlll churned for "minis of ana like notlcw. Obituary nuticm written bjr personal docawwd iwmuiw most aho'bv paid fur to liutiuw publication. BtM obituary uollcwi writlMi from touts fur. will, however, pubUshwl Irw. charm-._________ TO Our subscription list, is growing BO rapisfly f ri-quent ro-arrnnge- mentu of routw (or unrriora in the city; and there ia necessarily Bonto irregularity in tha delivery of the paper. We hope that all who fail to receive THE DCHPAICII regularly will promptly report to the office either personally or by telephone. 'Our number is CAMI'AIOJi OF INTBU.KCT." The democratic party is preparing (or another "campaign of intellect." Thia statement is based on the (net that democratic and ao-uulled independent pa- pers, edited by democrats, are continu- ally harping about the tariff. It is next to impossible to read a democratic papor without running afoul of from one to several items informing its readers that the people are complaining of their "oppressive burden" of the tarilT. This ia generally followed by the usual mooagrown arguments calculated to show that nil kinds of tariff amounts to taxation. The tariff on glassware is now hold up as an ex- ample of tho horrors of a protective tariff. They call upon congress to re- duce the duty 20 per cent, and thus relieve the people. Now the facts are that glassware was never so cheap aa it now. The quality was never so good aa now, and it is hard to see where the burden lies, unless it is in the brains of our overburdened democratic editors. It is time enough for these gentlemen to complain for the people when the people request them to do so, otherwise it is incumbent on them to show that the tariff has advanced prices on any manufactured articles manufactured in this country and not cheapened them. Until then their cry will reach an in- credulous constituency. fKUELTY TO AMJI.AI.S. The man who can wantonly abuse a dumb brute, is certainly, to say the least, a small-souled individual. It ia a common thing to see on the streets of Dec-atur, as well as many other cities, poor, half-fed and crippled horses and toiling away at loads which are too heavy (or era ui their weak condition. These Animals are placed by their mas- torsin some by-street or alley in the sun with but little provender, and allowed to stand for hours, a prey to flies and other Insects. On lust Friday the police reported that a horse (ell on West Main street from sheer exhaustion. These thing! occur so frequently that they de- mand the attention of humanitarians. This {paper understands that in Decatnr wo have a society (or the prevention of cruelty to animals. This society ought to be more vigilant in these matters even to the employment, i( necessary, of puid agents. If it ia without funds the good people of Decutur we fell satisfied would contribute the sum necessary to carry out this much needed protection to animals. Tho police too, we believe, are inclined with the proper encourage- ment to give much assistance. Indeed, they have already demonstrated their willingness to do so. Let those who are recognized as leaders in this matter move at once. reduction o( doty on k what it most, providing a tariff Is tax wit alleges. Gall b already on the free list. THE Herald does not have courage enough to make the assaults upon THE DESPATCH it has tho disposition to make, would make, if it thought it could do so profitably. On the oilier hand, the roviifg editor of that paper has placed himself on the level of a bushwhacker by indulging in tirades and misstato- ments TIIK DRJIPATCII. lie is now engaged on the streets in explain- ing away the fact, that an order (or 200 extra copies of Tile Deai'ATcn was sent from Monticello week. Ho states that these copies were sent (or the purpose of deceiving the public, and to swell the edition of this paper. TIIK has hereto- fore.made no note of tho fact, and could not in fairness be charged with any such intention. Thd facts are, that an order was received Friday night for 200 extra copies of THE SATLHIMY DESPATCH. The order was filled in a business way and the papers have been paid for. That is all there is of it. We invite the editor of the Herald, if he has anything to say concerning us in the future, to conic out in the col- umns of his pajier and say it like a man. We are not here to make a mouth-to- uouth contest with him in tho streets and alleys of Decatiir. The statement that he does not purpose to advertise tbe new paper by mentioning it in the columns. of The Herald is stale and decidedly childish. TIIK DESPATCH is now read every morning by people than The Herald. This that the daily circulation of THE DESPATCH exceeds that of Tho Herald both in the city and in the country. Will The Herald deny it? Foraker is having it all hia own way in Ohio. He will be elected governor by a majority greater than the republicans have cast in that state (or many yean. He will also in own triumph see a republican legislature elected that will send a republican to tbe-UaiUd-Ktates senate in place of "Coal'Qir who bought his way into trial body from the democratic legislature in as hod carrier to the democratic party .calls upon congress taredoee tbe duty on glass 20 per cent rbes reived He you want the mouth of the roving editor of the Herald to go off ask him about Tim DESPATOM. It le equal to dropping a niofcel in the slot. AMONG OUR NEIGHBORS. Charles Swearengen, known M the jockey, who was injured at tho races, by the bone which he was riding (ailing upon him, died from his injuries. There are eleven divorce suite on the docket (or the August term of the De- Witt county circuit court. The Marua band has been engaged to (urnish music (or the Atlanta (air which meets Sept. a The annual reunion of the lOTth Illi- nois Infantry and the Second Cavalry will be held at the Farmer City (air ground! September 18 and 19. Wallace A Co.'s circus will bo at Clin- ton next Thursday. Vanamburgh's menagerie and Ring- ling Brothers' circus will be at Paris August 30. Since the May term of the Sangamon circuit court 28 suits (or divorce have been filed (or divorce at Springfield. The docket (or the September term em- braces 246 common law, 171 chancery and 35 criminal oascn. The divorce docket is very light, there generally be- ing from 60 to 70 such cases on the dock- et at each term of court. The Farmers' Mutual Benefit associa- tion held its annual harvest home picnic at Olney last Saturday. A procession four miles in length paraded the prin- cipal streets. Glee clubs, bands, wagons decorated with grains, fruits and grasses presented an interesting spectacle of the wonderful crops grown in southern Illinois this season. Arriving at the park addresses wore delivered by Ed. T. Wilson, Gen. Parsons of Flora, and H. H. Moore of Fairfield. Horse racing and all kinds of sport furnished amuse- ment for the representatives of agriculture assembled to enjoy a day of pleasure after a season of industry and great activity. W. H. Fetors, on the Youngdahl (arm near Faxton, reports the yield of bushels or oats from fifteen acres of land this season, or sixty-seven bushels per acre. This is among the heaviest yield yet heard of. The average yield in that section ia about thirty-five bushels per acre. The Union Furniture company's fac- tory at Kockford was destroyed by fire Saturday night. Loss insur- ance The buildings were the property of B. H. Tinker and were valued at They were not in- sured. In assisting the firemen Ralph Emerson, jr., only son of Ralph Emer- son, president of the Emerson, Taloott Co. manufacturing company, fell from the roof of his father's building and was killed. His father is one of the wealthiest and best known citizens of Rocktord. Saturday evening Charles Lewis, a circus-fakir and corn doctor, was (ound in a grove just south of Bkxxnington, tak- ing improper liberties with twolittlegirls, aged 7 years. The father of one of the girls made an attack on Lewis and gave him a terrible beating and kicking. By this time a large crowd of infuriated men had gathered. One man got a rope and there was a general outcry of "Lynch the scoundrel" and "Up with etc. The timely arrival of tbe police in a patrol wagon saved life and he is now in jail. One of the most important meetings of the Swedish M. E. conference of America will be held in Rockford, 111., this week, beginning Tuesday. Bishop Merrill of Chicago will preside. Capt W. H. Hart, tbe newly appointed third auditor of the treasury, left Rock- ford, III., (or Washington Saturday and will qualify and take charge of the office August 26. Several hundred leading citizens gave him an appropriate fare- well. soldier and fought (or our union and lag. The choir sang several selections and the remains were laid to resjt at tbe new cemetery near Monticello. Ang. yesterday morning for" 'Rooma, W. whore they will locate. Sherman Bandy went to northwestern Ia., yesterday where he will prospect with a view to locating. Mrs. Emory Foster and Miss Cora Timmons visited in Sullivan over Sun- y. Mrs. Preston, who hus been visiting her sou, W. W. Preston (or the last two weeks, returned to her home in Gibson City yesterday morning. Joseph Listen and Fin Kennard left yesterday morning on a trip to Jackson- ville. Mr. George Wingate visited in Bement yesterday. Tbe trial o( McGregor, the druggist, ast weak (or selling liquor without li- cense resulted in a fine of and costs. Douglas 4 Co., whose trial was set (or yesterday pleaded guilty and got off with a fine of and costs.; Mr. Reuben Bowers has the founda- tion laid for Us new residence. J. J. Wilkinson was in town yesterday (or a short visit before entering on his duties as principal of one of the Spring- field city schools. M. T. Shepherd is making great im- provements on the farm property recent- ly bought by him from Frank Tally. John Thomason, charged with selling liquor without paying tbe government tax at Lovington recently, appeared before Commissioner Randolph yester- day at 1 o'clojk with his attorney W. G. Coohran, and waived examination, giv- ing bond in the sum of 8200 to appear at Springfield. AKGENTA, III., Aug. and Mrs. MoCord and their four children are vis- iting the Rev. A. C. Scott, (ather of Mrs. McCord. Messrs. D. M. Adams and T. D. Miller carried off 8G6 premium on their herd of Jeraies at the Montksello (air. S. Gerber returned Saturday from Chicago with two car-loads of cattle, H. C. Griffin with two ear loade and J. W. Brown with one car load of cattle and two of sheep. Mr. and Mrs. McCarty o( Paris, III, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. William Dickey. Mr. A. H. Williams returned Saturday from Little Rock, Ark., where he had gone to see his daughter, who was very low, but was much improved when he returned. Miss May Garver returned home Fri- day from a visit to her uncle, Ira Baird, living nt Prairie Home. Montlcotlo. MO.NTICF.I.LO, 111., Aug. dry weather and dust are the great features of the day. Rain ia needed here. On to Milwaukee is the watchword and had the railroads made the rates one cent a mile there would have been at least six car loads from Piatt county. As it is but few will go. The Monticello Township Sunday School convention will meet at the Bap- tist church in Monticello September 1 A fine programme has been prepared. Monticello will be represented at the national encampment this week by Col. E. T. Lee, Col. f. A. Brown, Comrades George Stevenson, Frank Welsh, Dr, Coffman, Henrv Hott, Mrs. George R Pinckard, Mrs. Onega Bender, Mrs. Miller, Clyde Ryder and others. William Bush, son of Comrade Bush of Franklin Post, died at his home in Monticello, August 23, aged 27 years, 8 months and 9 days. He was a promis- ing young man, a member of the Baptist church, loved by all who knew him. He leaves a wife and one child to mourn his early departure. Hit funeral took place Sunday at 10 a. m. from the Baptist church. Col. Lowry Camp No. 18fi Sons of Veterans attended the funeral in body in full uniform, the first sergeant and six members acting as pall betters. There was a large congregation pres- ent to pay their last tribute of reaped to tbe deceased. The Rev. Mr. Gleason of Mahomet conducted the services am delivered the funeral address. The de- ceased waa not a member of order yet oar BOM of showed their s i t HwrUtown. HABRISTOWN, IU., Aug. M. D. Eyman returned home the latter part of last week from Peoria and Eureka, where she has been visiting a few weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Eyman are now in Colfax on business and will return home on Wednesday of this week. They have just moved into their new house, which was completed seortly, north of Harristown. Mr. and Mrs. Welch of Missouri are visiting friends and relatives here. Elder J. M. Morgan of Bond county has been visiting Mr. William Smith over Sunday and preached in the Chris- tian church Sunday evening. Miss Myrtle Harper of Decatur spent Sunday in Harristown. Mrs. Chamberlain of Decatur is visit- ing at her sister's, Mrs. G. W. Willard. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson of Chenoa, Kan., are visiting at Harristown and will remain-several days. Klwln. ELWIK, 111., Aug. 26.- Odor Ward shipped a nice carload of cattle to Chi- cago today. Grain is coming in in a rush. Con Hard Co., have, now in their elevator bushels of white oata, bush els of mixed oats and bushels of corn. Oata are coming in very lively. Prices are dull. Mixed oats 16 cents; white 18. The farmers are gloomy over the low prices. The young folks had a singing at the M. E. church last night, practicing for the Sunday school picnic to be held at Cornthwaite's grove September 3. Be- member the date. D. N. Mercer's daughter is recovering from her late illness. D. A. McCorry has gone to Decatur to purchase a new buggy for his. son George. Odor A Ward shipped a nice carload of hogs yesterday from this place to Chicago. Oats are about all threshed in this part of the county. Most of the thresh- ermen are pulling, in (or a short rest. They are waiting on those that have their grain stacked to go through a sweat before threshing it THE CHICAGO MABKETS. CHICAGO, Aag. X, p. m. WHKAT-Btroag and hlsher; cash, 78'ic; Sep- tember Doeemlwr. W4c. CORN-l'irmeriCMli.SS'.c; 13-lte: Doccmtw, aS-IOc. OATB-Vlnn; own, September, WXo October, 20e. RTB-Oaih, BABLEy-Octobmr. We, nut quoted. VbAX-Cath and Beptomber, WH18KY.-il.02. PORK-Firm; cash and Boptember. January, LABO-Ewr; oaub and September, December 9.79c. 08EFTE1IBER HHOBT BUTTKB AND U.WO head; market active and hiitherJight. rough puck- ink mixed; packing Shipping RATTLE-Recelpta, bend; market SHEEP- 7.000 head; market Htendy motion. Wextern, BRIC-A-BRAC. i statuettes InpareCarara marbU biuuc shown this acaaoa Kiffal Tower tbermonwUr seems to be qiilU popular among tha novelty loving Perforated sllvsr photo framaa, with en and iniacta at tha cornen, ap- pear to find much favor. flgun of a Cdeitial orlmlnal writhing Inttwcoiliof grotesque looklag dolphin forrni a new window The bronaa prow of an Indian dhow, with a >ard trimmed mart, having a glaat ther- mtaMter Inmrted, makai a handsome wai The farocloui head of a bulldog, with tesdad and holding In to mouth a silver pUiud bar from wbloh hat ptgi protrude, U a addition te ball furnltan. Undoabtedly the: most novmt lamp pe- tfahinason la a tall column of'cut glut simulating the BUfel Tower, Tha baw ta formed by a Mrieior beveled inkrors, Weighty, but vary attractive, to a card tfaW of bronaa, painted to represent a basket of'wieker work. A thrush, with Ita head raked in long, etandi a bunch of issiveiontherim. china (ootmen bearing a profuaaly detwated tedan obalr of the same mbtta _____-, the window of which appears the face of a richly painted dock, make a n UI oraasneat of surpassing beauty. An ebony block having silver spots on tbe cbi aldei to reprenot a die, and which on betag opened reveab a cot glaw burled a bed of It musk admired. THE VETERAN'S LA8T GAME. The Old Waa Haying Hit Pedro Wlnn tha Kncl Alut there toun ilmpler game 'n on dratber pUy, I heard the voloo down In the center of the IT and recogniwd It. It wai the old man I had wen wveral In my travsli cart anil at the A roughly droned rat flue looking, kindly faood old gentleman, with buiby gray hair ami plenty of good natured cream around the eyn. He wai orover playing cardi; never tor money, but alwayifortbe genuine love of playing, and played with a beorty enthuilann which always drew around blm a number of 'Inter- ested and amused ipeotatori. I aroee and went bock to wbere bo wu (laying now with three othor passengers, and it on the ann of a wat to watch the Seven I'll the old gentleman ia'ld' u he looked at Ills hand. "Seven's good, ehl o your clubs. Two cards, please. How many d' you draw, partnurl Twol Ohol Veil get our seven then all right enough. Veil, gentleman, there's ace for high, now lutonyour pedroa. Ah, had it, eh? Well, tow give ui the other one. No? Woll, try em again then; there be cornea. Give ourteen times." And as bis partner marked iown the score the old gentleman's ireinbled and be laid: "Ain't there tome simpler game'n this 't you drathci- play, gen- lemenf Hour after hour the men played; tbe train topped at stations, passengers got on and off, occasionally a player loft the car, but a new man would take his place and go oil with tbe ;ame. I went bock to my seat and adjusted nyielffara nap. Tbo car was worm and lermeated with the odor of oranges and pea- mU. As wo jolted and bounded along I sleepily listened to tbe hum of conversation, be rumble of the wheels, crackling of the lot stoves and the occasional whistle of the ocomotlve. Above all I could still hear the old remarks. There's for low. Put down your pedro. Now take that 1C you can, and that, and that! Ain't they some simpler game 'n this't you drather play, gentlemenl" Amid the confusion of I dropped asleep. I bad a horrible awakening. Screams, iths, crushing of timber, hissing of steam and then a sensation of falling and dizziness; another crash, and I knew no mare until 1 lound myself lying on the ground with a number of others who hod been extricated 'rora the wreck. I was dazed, but not badly hurt, and (or a minute I lay on my back trying, in a con- Insed way, to realise what had happened. 1 leard groans and exclamations of pain around me, and then I heard tbe voice of tbe old [eutleman. "Pass 1" he said. He was lying close to me and I sat up and looked at him. His flue old (ace was ashy white. He was terribly hurt and delirious, and he kept repeating tbe phrases he hod used In playing. 1 No, quivered with he said, "I xmvulslon passed over won't bid I" I took off my coat and placed it under his bead. He writhed with paid. "Take can I" he said, "and thatl ami A parting wrench convulsed bis old frame for a moment; then he became quiet, his band dropped to the ground, a peaceful, painless look cuuiu over his face, and with tils dying breath he said again: 'Ain't this 't Free Press. _________________ The Electrical Plant of Inillu. There has been discovered iu tha forests of India a strange plant which possesses to a very high degree astonishing magnetic power. The band which breaks a leaf from it receives immediately a shock equal to that which is produced by tbe conductor of an induction coil. At a distance of six motors a magnetic needle is affected by it, and It will be quite deranged if brought near. The energy of this singular influence varies with tha hour of the day. All powerful about S o'clock in the afternoon, it is unuulled (luring the night. At times of storm its intensity augments to striking proportions. During rain the plant seems to succumb and bends Its head during a thunder shower; it remains there without force or virtue, even if ono should shelter it with an umbrella. No shock is felt at that time in breaking the leaves, and the needle is unaffected beside it One never by any chance sees a bird or in- sect alight on tho electric plant; an instinct ms to warn them that they would find sudden death. It is also important to remark that where it grows nonu of the magnetic metals are found; neither iron, nor cobalt, nor nickel, an undeniable proof that the elec- tric force belongs exclusively to the plant. Light and heat, phosphorescence, magnetism, electricity, how many mysteries and botani- cal problems does this wondrous Indian plant couceakwithin its leaf and Dr. M. of the Twin Kye iincl lilur Tnfirmury is portna- In Decmtur, Til., nnil will trout nil VIIHOH of oyu, uiul ulito troutH nil at KB ForniM, of wliiolt following in ri TjD WHOM THIS MAY CONCERN. is to certify tlmt Dr. M. Brimdoin IKIH HiujcoHHfitlly ru- moved u cunuur of long Httunliiitf from Uu street, Decatur, Til, with Dachman i II j. w. mui ITsed Her Scepter for a Club. nowadays have no notion whatever of the mental activity needed by those who made an indifferent living at tho culling a quarter of a century ago. Then the study of k part a week was a mere nothing. John Webster was telling the story the other day of having to study Archibald Carlyle Iu "Eart the Prince of Wales tn "Henrj and some terrific, long blank verse part In "Mary all in two days and a half, and bo got through all right but the "Mary Stuart" part, when be stuck in a long descrip- tion of all the attributes of the palace of Queen Elizabeth. He came to the sentence, "Ob, it was sub- lime I" He kept repeating "sublime" eight or ten times, getting redder in the face at each Iteration, until the only end that sug- gested itself was, "Oh, it was sublime to the Mary Qladstane was the star, and threw her scepter at his head for killing her best scene, and went down to tho footlights and made a speech to the audlenea about the "duffers" that Ben Debar had sent to support her In Mobile. Poor Webster, who had been cramming at these parts for three days, did not get any sympathy at York Journal Saccharin as an Antiseptic. Saccharin Is regarded by a French writer as a valuable antiseptic. A strength of 1 to BOO, as an addition to mucilaginous and other solutions, prevents the formation of low or- ganisms. Thus a valuable, inexpensive denti- frice may be prepared by simply dissolving saccharin in water, to tho proportion of 0 percent. A teaspoouful of this in a half pint of water forms an admirable antiseptic mouth wash. In cases of malignant or other disease of the stomach, requiring the wash- ing out of that organ, a solution of saccharin of the strength of 3 par cent, wil] be found very York Telegram. Stoner'n Drain Siore. llai'vest.Kxciirsliitiii. The Wubash railwny will run excur- sions to all jJtiintfci on Auguut 20 iiml Sep- tember 10 unJ 21, nnil Octolior 8, nt onu fare for tho round trip. mire and tuke through trniuw to KKIIHUB City with out chunttG. Cliuii' uura freu. For in- formation cull on Thomue BivaiiN, over postofBce, Decatur, 111. Cheap HnrvMit. Kxcnvnlaiix. Will be run via tho Wnbiwh Lino to points in Kansue, Nebraska, Oklithnmn, Dakota, Colorado, and all parts of the west, on August C ami 20, September 10 and 24, nnd October 8, 1889. Ruto ono fare for round trip. For partiuulni-B, apply to nearest Wabiish ticket agent. KxcclHlftr HiirlnjfH, Mo. Unequalled as a health and pleasure resort. Finest watering place hotel in the west. Tbe waters will positively cure all Kidney and Liver Diseases, Dyspepsia, Diabetes, Female Complaints, Skin and Blood Diseases, etc. For handsomely illustrated descriptive pamphlet, apply to F. Chandler, G. P. T. A. "Wabosh St. Louis, Mo. Webster's Youth. It Is now recalled that Daniel Webster copied deeds at two and threepence a deed when be was in Fryeburg. He wai to earn enough money In this way to pay his board, and ho devoted nearly all that m received w a school teacher to paying hit brother's college Jour- Bow She Takes Your Arm. You can tell pretty well how a girl feels to- ward you by tho way she takes your arm. If the doesn't care a cent you know it by the in- difference of her muscles. If uhe has a great confidence In you the pressure tells it; and friendship Is as distinct from love In that mode of expression In words or looks. A woman can tako the arm of a fellow she likes very much with perfect comfort, even if she li six feet high and he in fonr. But even if the two are Just matched, she can make him teal disdain, contempt, discomfort, dislike, anything sho likes, by tbo way she does not bold on to Free Press, THE FITCH TYPEWRITER. Sae, CONTRACTOR -----AND----- BUILDER. ITFtNlllHKII KKKK. MC KMith Water. Kmt Decatur. Shop, JSureka ArkniiHiiH. Any invalid or sick person addressing George Lower, ugent "FrisKX> Decatur, 111., will receive by mailun illim- trated book of Eureka Springs; ulfio u large picture of these Bprings. Seo "Frisco Line" notice in another' column. The best and simplest machine for general office work. Perfect alignment, writing in plain view. No ink ribbon to bother you. Price, Call at "The Despatch" office, 134 South State street, and sec the ma- chine at work, or address J. MAYO CRANE, Decatur, 111. Indianapolis, Decatur Western. Why Patronlxed Them. "My xxlJ the, turning from tha piano, "our frioncl Mr. Higbuotei lion writ- ten a beautiful entitled 'I Like to Hear the Angel. Sing.'" "Has hef ha aniwarad; "I've wondered why been putting in no ujuoh time amonn ths variety ihowi. long tbe and there wai (llenco In that par- Mr for a of a good five Magailno. i.............." Bow They Grow. you bring me a few buiti- green peat thU morning! Dakota tbli mornui'. My psss.wsr' >st bkwepmui'whenIlrtt honw an koor ago. But that ar' ckmd dropian nfrilbs The The royal house of Stuart were an exceed- ingly disreputable pet of people, but in their lives and their persons, they were, with all their crimes and their vices, essentially sym- pathetic. The life and death of Mary Queen of Scots Is one long poem, overbrimming with the deepest pathos. Romance of the mournCulost but of tho most fascinating kind environs tho careers of Ciiarles I and of the old and young Charles [I, rascal as he was, has not Irct his senti- mental hold on the affections of tho English peopla To them he is still tho "merry mon- who on his deathbed murmured to his brother, "Let not poor Nelly starve." Pity and sympathy can oven foe felt for James II himself, dethroned anil banished, and lan- guishing into extinction at St. Germains. These feelings of sentiment went very far in- deed toward making the triumph of tho Stuart exhibition. There nro a sentimental sense, of partisans of Mary Queen of Scots, and of tho young chevalier. Jacobites abound in tho very test societiy; but it is questionable whether there yet linger uuy political adherents of Henry VIII or Queen Elizabeth. The materials (or a Tudor exhi- bition are amazingly copious and rich, but the display itself must vindicate its claims to public recognition less as an abstract and brief chronicle of the Tudor moriarchs than as the reproduction of a splendidly pictur- esque and artistic epoch. One most import- ant step toward the latter consummation will be made, as tho committee have hastened to announce, by a special endeavor to bring to- gether us complete a scries as possible of the works of tho illustrious artist Holbein, wiurt painter to Henry VIII, who, at least, 'mew how to estimate the genius of tho great master. "Look you said tho Tudor liing to tho haughty noble who complained that tho painter had been rude to him: "Out of seven plowmen I can make seven lords, but out of seven lords I cannot inaka one Hol- bein. Telegraph. mid Hlppopotainutt nti Food. The lion is eaten by some African races, but its nosh is held in small esteem. The Eulus find carrion so much to their liking that, according to the late Bishop Colenso, they apply to food peopled by largo colonies of larvoe the expressive word sig- nifying in their uncouth jargon "great hap- piness." David Livingstone, that keen and accurate observer, reminds us that tho abo- riginal Australians and 'Hottentots preferred the Intestines of animals. "It is be says, "that this is tha part which animals begin with, and it is tho first choice of our men." On this point I may remind the civil- ized reader that tho woodcock and tho red mullet or sea woodcock arc both eaten and relished without undergoing all tbe cleansing processes which most animals used for food among us generally experience to lit them for tbe table, so that pur aversion to the entrails oC aniaials is not absolute, but only one of degree. Tho hippopotamus is a favorite disli with some Africans when they can got this un- wieldy and formidable river manstur, and when young Its flesh is good and palatable, but with advancing years it becomes coarse and unpleasant. Tho Abyssiaians, tho amiable people to whom, according to tho Italian prime minister, hm'cuutttryniim pro- pose to teach wisdom and humanity, iiml tho rhinoceros to their taste; so they do thu olu- phant, which is also eaten in Sumatra. Dr. Livingstone describes the elephant's toot as delicious, and his praises will ho echoed by many travelers in lands where that sagacious monster still lingers in rapidly de- creasing numbers. "We had tho wrote the great doctor, "cooked for breakfast next morning and found It delicious. It is n whitish mass, slightly gelatinous, and sweet like marrow. A long march to prevent bil- iousness is a wise precaution after a meal of elephant's foot. Elephant's tongue and trunk are also good, and after long simmering much resemble the hump of a buffalo and the tongue of an ox, but all tha other meat is tough, and from its peculiar flavor only to bo eaten by a hungry Maga- zine. A New for Wuti-c iniiloDi. The watermelon crop of Carolina, Georgia and Florida is rapidly getting too largo- more than the market rcqnircs. Col, William South Carolina, has therefore made a suggestion, which hus received tbe approval of a number of Carolina newspapers and melon in the manufacture of sirup from tho melon. Col. Duncan Insists that the melon can be more easily and moro generally rained than tho sugar cane; and as it grows above ground It is more conveni- ently cultivated than the sugar bout. Ho has experimented In the manufacture of sirup from and finds It excellent, more like preserves than thu curio sirup, ho says, and likely to become popular witli every one who tries it. He has inailu the sirup and sold It, and found no difficulty In getting n good price for Orleans Tiriios-Doinoerat. Duiitlntry. Mora trouble witb uiul luck of condition of liorsd uro due to nlcoi'utoil and Irregular teeth than li generally mipponoil. Tbvy sliould bo removed with Thora Is no rciuon to doubt that a home with ulcerated teeth from humiiii Irregular growth or fractnroB of tho enamel on the outer edges make tha teeth no rough w to Injure the Insldo of tho choolc, causing ulcers. In other come of tho grinders grow more (lowly than and fail to meat thon In thaoppoglte "quldding" or im- perfaat mMtlMtlon of. tha food. The remedy to flto (thjterth Into, the an Two Passenger Trains The Oirect Line iii i-iflr, I New For cash Hit 30 .ift ill klitft if Furniture, Baby Carriages, Sideboards, Hall Backs, Bed Room and Parlor Suits, Chairs, Tables., Gasoline Stoves, And everything in our line will be reduced in price for 30 days for cash. Hammocks Sold at Actual Cost. CORNBELTROim THK PEORIA RR reorla. rONUI All FAWHTE MOTE WIMl TraveHag Nipls. na iron nuwvr mm Davenport, VewXesiee, faiteasaolls, .-M to ITewTafk, VhlladelBfeU. Louisville, Portland, aadaUBaatemiVriate. TRACK IK COKDITI01I, Steel New tni Elegcnt THBODGB TICKETS SOLD TO ALL POKIS HortiS South, BMt witf WMt, BAGGAGE CHECKED TO DESTIMATIQM, AND .M.I. POINTS East, Northeast Southeast. to ft trip to point. with O.K. CON KLIN, aoaasmpsifSS STEVENS, rjvfa. Tkt. IMOATUR. ILL. JAMES J. FINN, Attorney at Lew. Tiokcts viu T., U. A W. K'y for siilo by all Agents of linns, clicckor] t" Oe.stiiiiition. For further information call or ;ul- ll IX'BM C. G. DORWIN, fjoii'J III. JNO. S. TjAXAItlJS, (Jon'l I.'IIKH. AKl. NfM-i'Ial TMJC iu llii.1 iiKiUur 1ho levy ami assessment of ripL'cuil luxes fur Ilin of liist. North shvH; from thu winr, of North Mniti Ktrcct Ui flu; went, Jine of North I'Yankliu street. Nolicit is hori'liy to all persons inlercsled, (Jiat thu Tity of of !mv- hitf on Iu ret I the, of JOanl, Noi-lh street from Uifl onnt liiKt of North Main .street; to tlm wiwt lino ol North Jj'nuiklin ritniel, in Mm "ity of havi! iippliiMl l.o ijie County 'onrt ol' Maeoji coiin- ly.Dlrt.t furtliu tuvy uixl nsHessnioiit of tlmrosl; of KUtil excojil, tlift street, ainl allry intersecJ.iojiH tinit crossings, upon tln> abutting to anil an nieiili thereof having Iteejj niiule and returned to Kuhl the Jinal henrintf tln-ieol'will Ixt hud ill Liu; Ovtohur tSH'.l, of said irnurl. All HOIIN may then ;tnd (liere aptienr and innko Un'ir [lelVnse. DucaLi'ir, IllinoiK, AiitfiiHt IU, JKSH. L. A. AllI.I.H. JAH. B. It. X. TAVT-OU, ConimifisEonerw, Ailinitilrilralor's Not ic-e, STATIC OF JKMN01K, In rountyC-mrt, MACON ('OUNTY, i'" SefftiMither term IHS'.I To tho liuirs of untM.o alt pLTsons in eslatc; Noiieo is hnmby Kivun to wioh of yon thai; 1 will a final report, of my aet.s anil in ninttc'i- of HtiJd to the comity coni't of Hiii.l county on tliu (ftli day of at 10 a. or as HIKDI an il, rjin liL'tird, and a as said adrnin- iHtralor, at.y.'ltieh lime you may bo present and tako any action yon may see proper. War. T. Adininistratnr. KKMKMBKK THK TLACK. Bachman MAIN ST. Sign Big Elephant. Master in Chancery. Writinx uiul acknuwlxilKinK of Ac., ami ifneral law IxuiiiuiM. careTul nllentioii. orncKOTKB I.INM fcuapnoH. wil DR. S. H SWAIN, S-org-eoxi iwcimil of lin- HiiUliiwc Rwtratkw a Telvplione No. 2W. (Miei; on Ixukn'H inoal innrk't. Dmiitur, 111. C. J. NITCHIE, Carpenter nt BniMlig Ceitraetor. I'liuiM npiirovud anil tlu> ad- ministrator iliseliaruiHl. JOHWU it, P.IKLKV, AihninintmUir. D. C. COHLKV, Attorney. Tliis Mtli day of AugUKt, STATE 01' ILLINOIS.) IntheCiraiitConrt BS of wild County to JUcON COUNTV. the June term TilK I'EOI'I.K'H 8ATINOH AND LllA.N AlWOCIATtON VH. HlCNIIY ('III1IHTENSEN et 111., Foreclosare. Pnhlic notiru is hereby that in punmance of n drem; of thn Circuit Court of Mncon County in I In' Htnte of IllinoiK, in the nlmye en- titloil causa at of wiiil cimrt in the ywir IfiSII, i, Jiiium J. Finn, -MiistiT in Chnncerv of tlioi'ireuit Court of HUM) rounty. wilt, at the iionr of 'A (Telock p. in., on Friihiy. tho90th ihiy of AiiKiitt, IKH'.I, at I lu> front door of the Court. lloiiw 111.' Cily of Umttnr in Hiid County, at. venilue txi the and bent huhler, for cush in hnml. to riNleinption, the fol- lowini; (li'si-riliwi rtiiif lo-wit.: Lot ten (10) in hlork twulvn (li) of Cnrvur'n nililition to the Town, now City, of Dectttur, iu the County of Mactm anil Slain of Illinois UadKl at Di'i'titur tliis :Wth clay of July, 1889. JAMKN J. FINN, Maslor in Chancery of Mncon County. old HtovuH ami furniture. Haul li Hide City park. you want in rant a boose, to buy a fann. to hire help, lo secure emplor- or unj'lliillK ailvertiiie in THK DKHPATCU. fine reniileniw ptoperty. F on the wiutheOHt corni-r of Korth Vramk lin ami Bant at a barcain if wld before the lot of Heptemlwr. Apply to Jea Letorgce Hon. SALE OK TKADE.-W) of cnod uuul in "..nthwwtt IMfncnltintUm. Igooil well, wind mill, frame bonne ell 12x14. ham 12iS2. nice location. 100 acrea. 90 U crop, houws ham anil land, a baraaia. 480 ucrtw, 120 nniler fence, RooiJ IIOUIK, weU and Dtable; UTi acreH in cultivation. Will mil for part ctwh, balance on time; or trade for property im Decatur, any one or all of tbe above Ad- drew. T. F. MarJn, CliiKon, 111. f Jort may be neorwwd by advertbiinK in THI DttHi'ATCtl. 17OK houses and lots, country F or city hoaxehnM goods, pianos, organs. Hewing machines, honm, machinery, or anythinic else for si advertised in TUB DEHPA tale people of Decutur hare foand F THE DKNPATCB to be the beat admrtialnK metlium in the city. good active boy at Eldorado street. But Mllttter'N Sale. STATIC OK ILljlNOIS, Inlln'Ciri-iiitCtKirt. >HH of Htiid county, lo MACON COUNTV, lhu.Tiiueluriii IHrtl JAMKH MIU.IKIN, VK. Wll.l.EAM T. KlIllKltTH. ForecloHuro. I'ulilii: notice in Unit in punumnce of a of tlio Circuit Court, of Mucon County in HID Btali' of lllinoiH, renilorvd in the ulmve i'ii- l.itliHl caiiKU at Jinto (ATUI of Kaid court in the ycarlKMI, I, .lumi-H J. Finn, Miwter in Clinncery the I'iiviiitCoiirlnf Mlliil will, ut the hour of So'cloisk, P. m., on Tnmliiy, I lie ihl ilay of Si'pli'mlx'r. at tlio front door of the Court HOIIBII in the City of Decatur in Kuid County, at [Hihlic vi'llthio io tin1 hiKlnvHt mill biililer. for canli in liund, KtilijiKH. to iTileniption, the fol- ii'iilvHUite, to-wit: The iindivid- nl oni'-fiflh inlJTi'st in the followinKdiwcrilmil to-wil.: Lot Fivo (5) of tho nwurvey of Illii.-li One (I) of Ihu Oriitinal Town of Ueentiir; loin Ilirco (II) anil four 14) of block thirteen of C. U. Mnnri'Viiilililion In the ('ity of Dvcatur; anrl l.liu uniliviiU'tl half of the imurtiir of Ilio of tho BiiulliiKiKl, of mnilion Iweu- ly-oni! north runuo I wo (2) I'tiHl, of Hi.' M V. M.; tuid nil the inhmwl, wl.irli William T. Hoboriii Inw in lii'ii llHi fit't oir (hit wt-Ht end of Int. twi.'iil y-wivim (27) of tint rmurvey of block oniMl) in OrtKinal Town of DecaUir, nil in tin1 county of Macon nuil Htalo of lllinoiH, itnil all look after. care of Decntnr Di'Nimlcb. f'OK KENT-Uoo.1 dwelling lionses are always in demand. If yon have a house to real, advertise in THK DEHPATCB. T OAN of loans ur goUated on short notice, in huge or small amonnlM; have money to loan chattel mort- gages, live stock, farm grain or hoinwliold Kpottn. Aluo mitki> loans oo indi- vidual security nud real entiilo at lowest Farm loans at D per cent, inlvrrat. ALBKBT T. SDMHCItH, 14.', N. Water street, over the Boston Store. RAILROAD TIME TABLES. COBBICTKD JUI.Y 4, t N OTIC From" ilonutm lime of arrival; "To" denotes time of 1 Wabash, St. Louis Pacific. No. 10 PIIHH.. No.4 IMHI am o. No.2Piiw.....llrM I l pm No. 42 p No. II1W... u u No! 70 FROM memoir. No. I'IU-H. n ni No. m No. 41 m No. 77 I'nwi from Utinc'hl n in KKOM I'llIIHIKl. No. :i I'owi......asir. a m No. 5 No. I pm TO 8T. LOUIS. Jii. am a m No. JiirW.... No. 5 I'nw..... No. 71 TO gUINCV. No. faiw.....440 am No. 4f> p m No. I Paw......tffl pm No. 47 Aocoin ..H.'iS a m ii No.71 Kr..i'i pm TO TOI i. IIKTaotT. Jo. 4ti a m o.44 am No. 42 I'BHH p m No. 47 Itlwi TO Cll IDAHO. No. 2 IW No. 4 I'asH. litfi a m am Illinois Central. NOKTH. No. 2 I'aw a in No.4 I'aw a in No. IS iiKipm No. I ('HIM No. S INuw iainiiaiicu bine: No. X a m No. lOKrt.i't. No. No. II r'nl'l. IJusc Indianapolis, Decatur ern. Aaaivr. No. 1 No.S l-uiw......IMIam No. 7 1'iws..... No. 2 IW a l No.4 No. pm p m Peoria, Decatur No. i Pans. No.4 Vawi. p m ..7MI a in No.1 a m I'M.. .I" M p m No. lliKrei't. Terre Haute Peoria. ;