Paxton Weekly Record, November 21, 1872

Paxton Weekly Record

November 21, 1872

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Paxton Weekly Record, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1872, Paxton, Illinois VoL 8. No. 86. PAXTON. FORD THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 21. 1872. Whole No. 4CO. AT ORD on ruvKtotfor MOH WIBK. IN IICOID BUILDIM. MARKET STREET. IV. in advance OP 1 w Swim tfhl 0m LM 9.50 4.00 6.00 1.1S 5.00 8.00 S.flO 4.M t.90 4.00 4.50 5.00 8.0011.00 KM ISO 8.00W.009.MXI 0.00 15.0090.00 9KLOO 10.00 19.00 18.50 14.95 85.00 81.00 U.O0 15.00 18.50 99.00 85.0050.00 10.00 14.00 16.00 90.00 97.W M.OO 45.00 M.Ob 80.00 UOB. M reading b laaartkn. 10 waU per line CM- each 15 eeaU for eacn Lend for each 10 steed for the tlratln and 50 cento for each .additional in Adrerttifafr ordered fore particular length time and ordered oat will be charg- ed at the rates. In proportion to the UBM It la pobllahed. All advertising can beahaiured four rear vlthont cost to and oAenerlf desired at cnit of composition. will fce Strictly Adher- mmiT JIT uv. OFFICE WITH J. ILUNOU. Mrs. DllUB XT Coiuisting of Curia. tar Srtitb Pell's PAZTON. ILL. B BOOT JTevM Strut. Jftit Door to Matte Work at aJl dune a Specialty. order. Be Attorney at ftnl yaUonat TP ILLI2STOIS. McLean Conntlei. E. LICENSED AUCTIONEER ILL. H. 8. REED. Carpenter ILLINOIS. at Limber Corner State aod Market Contracts for or other wort. and Mid specifications J.8. I i I THOS. Pazlon ATTORNEYS AT PAXTON. Oflee-Room No. I PELLS' BLOCK. CLOUD 8AMHI-B. CLOUD XU.. Will prictlce In Ford and adjoining- conn made and of title 38 J. ATTORNEY AT AHD HOTABT PUBLIC. ILLINOIS. DR. JNO. Inventor of Morrison's Plato for Artlflclnl patented Apr. latli. I860. TEETN EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN with the nae of nitrons oilde. The Best Bnialics and Mouth always on hand. Dt-ntal Rooiim. Market Block. 801-vl The First National Bank A. 8. J. Cash. Bnv and aolf Domestic- nnd Foreign Ex- change. Draw at Slglit on all In Europe or West ITU Asia. Fur- nlali of Credit nnd Paganec Ticket'. iMiies pM.viible In Oold or Currency. Liberal arrimecinenU mudu with PROMPTLY MADE AND REMITTED Hirheit price paid for and Coupons. Physicians ILL. Dr. In North of Ploetirove. ncrthwctt of tbe Court House. The Very Bottom Prices on DEJVTISTKY. JOHN S. Surgeon niitl Mui-lmiilrul Office In Dlnrk- und Silt- ton's Mnilding ovur Oni'.i'ii'H Hard n r e ILL. Hnvlmr perfected my nts for tlio oxpuUHioue of every clMi of 1 Imvu Reduced My Prices to tlio following Full act of Teeth Upper and Lower on Vulcanized Rubber........ Upper or Lower Partial sets for 1st 3.00 do. ciicliaddiltoimlTo Gold Flllincs HI.00 nnd upward Tectb extracted without piiln by the uee of pure Nitrous Oxide or Laughing Gas................... SO Beat material used. Work andMalurltil WrtrranU'd iiud Satisfaction or TUB CLOUDS. 1IT i. 0 HOLLAND. Tim clouds returning after the. All the long morning they steadily sweep From I ho rluu iiorthwceL o'er the upper jnii I n In a peaceful flight to their ciiMcrn xlccp. Wllli anils that the cool wind fills or And shndowe Mini darken the billowy Freighted wldi nnihcr or piled with Fleets of lull argosies rise nnd Tlic earth smiles buck to smiling throng From greeting pastures und For the curth Hint hud boon with thirst so Inns Hud been touched by the band of I lie Ruin nnd IliMilcd. The old mnn nils 'ncnlli tho elm And watched tho pageant with dreamy liis while stir to tlio That tho silk along the ekloi. The old mnn's are wet with Ten I'M of sweet and sweeter For thoughts nro driven hack over thu years In bennllful clouds alter life's IOIIJE rain. no pay. Remember the Plnce. Blaekalock But ton's Stalre. H. O. P.LYMAN THOMPSON Ford DEIAL1B IS Agriculturallmplempnts. and all kinds of Building They for the sale of the celebrated BAIN WAGON. They propose to sell all goods In their line loir an tbe lowest and as good ae the and would respectfully solicit a share of public patronage. 304-1 y Wm. Stone 4 Brick Mason 1 Plasterer. fur work ID hii line i.roinptly per and material of all furnMhed lowest market prices. ARIIUI fur I he K m- lime. 212m6 B. F. MASON. ILLINOIS Shop on Pells vast of Railroad. Vrlicular attention given to Homfhoc- M. o. Manufaturer and Dealer in Tolmcco a.nd AND CIGAR All Kindt of Smokers' and Clieweri Post Office MARKET ILL. CALVIN H. Attorney at Is At kit former one door South of Paxton. llinolH. Prompt and faithful attention given to caaeain Mc- Livingston and Kankakcc the Supreme and U. 8. Courts. AH now In the of tlie late Irm will receive hie carolul attention L. A. Circoit Clerk ni in Court Abfhactr ed from tbc Abstract In theconntj. F. X.. ATTOBNEY AT TO Pell's Pax C. S. ATTORNEY COUNSELLOR AT L A OIBSOK ILLINOIS. Collections nnd oilier Professional liuMnese In Ford and adjoining Cuilblice promptly attended to. and examination of Tillen. attention given to conveyancing F. A. THOMPSON. J. E. Mi u.BH. Thompson Miller DEALERS IN GRAIN COIL AND Rankiii. III. July 1872. 3K2-Hi3 J. P. CallBfiMlfahr Hi his Trials thnt crushed him wilh pltilesi Storms of Ininpetition and tempcs'sol slrilr Float o'er sweet. And By i bi iti old il. iinu OLIJII j hie memory Lruuquil und lunn'B mado nofl and long rain that had bent him Sees a vision of nugcls on wints of In tbc trooping clouds as they comu and then with the frenzy of Orpofltc the residence of 11. Market Faxton. FURIBTTURE ofcve'y connlantly on hand manufaetui rd loorder. Coffins and Burial Oases furnUbcd at eliort notiee. Every. thiog in the line of promptly attended to. A good hearse and complete appointmciits. CARRIAGE Walton Allen. Proprietors. Corner of Pelli and Vermillion EiHt of the I. V. HAVING eslabliehcd a permanent bull- ness for the rnnnufnclure of Spring are now prepared to furnish any thing In the above line CHEAPER than the CHEAPEST. We guarantee satisfaction both in quality ILLINOIS work and prices. onlycompl.t. All work warranted. SUvI U B. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Uo. CLARK'g CEO. HEAD. iTTIlilY AT Uff. LVD ILLINOIS. made ao4 promptly v awn C B. SMITH. 1 JE. 0. III. f t III. SMITH ft GRAY ATTORNEYS AT LAW AND NOTABIB9 PUBLIC. Proapt Mall bmMM entruUd to their eCftettal ettentloa glveo -be peyneot of tax earOlee So. Pax- llHiftatl. 4fiyl H. J. HOWE. ir the lineof biiprofeiilon prompt- ly tc Improved Instru- BMltfl Office in Reil Eitate Agency Boom No. 1 Block. BENNETT COA. R. n. A VE. KTATEHT.. WITHROW This well and favorably and which been lately BEFITTED U now open under New and no effort will be pared to render It In every reipoct. Horec nhoelng repairing a speciality Oct. 1872. The Place to Buy CHOICE IB AT PALMER'S OVI'OBITK nUTHMAN'B ILLINOIS. Nollilnc but tha UEHT of that to eutlsry and Fat Sheep and Hides and and Lard Bought nt the Market 888yl Oct. 1B7U. J. a County Clerk Real Estate Hg't orricciB i HE COURT HOUSE. OAM Hnn frma 7 A. M. M. made and ecknowl- TaMi'ald. A Ixtraets Uaia Redeemed from Tan K.ECOKJO crtim en t aat complete Iq illi- RESTAURANT MARKET PAXTON.' BerryrnHn's old opuohl'tC the Pout' OHlec. LUNCII AMD WARM MEALS UOUK8. AT ALL THE BIIOTIIERS. In tlie principal banking insti- tutions of the cli'nnce kind in Snn Fran- cisco were the Vc-' und nnd each employed a hand of music to lessen the tedious hours of thut rniny and to drown the noise of jingling goltl nnd and the cursiug of tho gam- blers. Many a gad scene has taken place within these that chilled the blood of the and is remem- bered with horror. I once carelessly sniintcrcd through one of these placci My attention wus attracted toward a person who liad large piles of gold be- fore him. The staring the the swollen veins upon his clench- ed told of heavy losses. Min- gled exclamations of and con- tempt would escape him find he seem- ed unconscious cf all that was going on around him. His gaze was bent upon the cards as if his life's blood was the stnkc ut is.suc. In this ctiae his lust dollar ns placad within the dealer's bunk lie drew a ugly rlirk- ind plunged it up to the hilt into his own aud sunk a corpse on lie table. A few rude jeers followed this actjjthe blood wan nnd game went on as though nothing lad though another vic- im Imd not been added to the gam- damning or another man not died. He started with a Inrpc stock of given him by his father to sell und the father's depended on a safe return of the money so but as usual with young he indulged in the full liberty of unbridled while the ship stopped at one of the South Ame.-ican he engendered the firstscedsof But for a while ifter his the excitement of and the energy necessary to ac- complish a successful kept his mind busy. One by Lie was to meet a mercantile friend at this hile waiting for his friend's staked Ju few dollars upon the turn of the when the utcnt disease sprang into and it cairicd him headlong over the preci- and ended in the tragic manner The do was a gambling saloon on Washington opposite the 151 in was the principal resort of the disbanded sol- licrfi of California nnd also of the soldiers who had been engaged in the war with Mexico. Behind one of the largest monte lianki in the room sat a man who luiU won for himself honorable and an officer's commission was given him for Ilis bravery at the storming of Montery but preferring the climate of Califor- nia and its prospects to a more northern lie embarked for that country at the close of the war with and upon open- ed a gambling saloon. The emigrants came in by and two or three nights after his a young man entered the saloon and seated himself at the and staked various sums on the until he had lost nearly all the money he possessed. Excited by the and maddened by his he accused the dealer of the dealer replied the lie paused and then the young man struck the dealer H severe blow upon the face. report of gambler's clothing was covered with the young man's had shot him through the right breast. The room was soon cleared of the specta- tors the door and med- ical attendance called iu to aid the wounded man. The gambler sat moodily over his running the small monte tnrdu through his and perhaps think- ing of the deed just when the wounded man guvo a moan of ago- Quick as the sharp a pistol and the ny as the doctor's probe reached the bottom of the the greatest anxiety until tlie tion was when tlic A stimulant wns ylven to the wouud- ed nnd Iw vvnn moiiirntimly rc- liovctl fnun that weakness the body ia RO subject to uflrr u HOVITC when HID doctor inquired if there wiia nny fritnd in tliu city he wished to Bund for. he wile. She is At the City Hotel on the corner of Clay and Kearney Tell Mary to liiistcn for J rim very budly A mnn wna Hcnt to bring 1iis wife. suid thnt man and there i.s my bunk and and you shall linvc it Tlic doctor felt the pulse of the mnn anew. Tlic gambler wntchcd liim with iu spec- doctor shook hiH head in token of iinposnibil- gambler by the sirlc of the wounded his bead and staunched the flow of blood from his until the arrival of his wife. She ncnompnnicd by a few and an heroic women bcnr their misfortunes she bore hers. Not a word of reproach passed of cheeifulncsH only passed her as tears coursed down her cheeks. To bor inquiry as to thn chances of her husband's the doctor assured her that WHH no hope thnt the wound was nnd that in n few lioiiiti the wounded man must dio. She sunk down on her knees and invoked the mercy of a forgiving God upon her dying husband and his mur- derer. The gambler knelt at the Bide of the wounded and asked his forgive- ness for the great wrong lie had com- nnd also that of his alHicted which was readily granted. said for disobeying Hie injuiirtion of iny aged father THE BOSTON REDUCED ESTIMATE OF LOSSES Scenes and Incidents. Hopton hen Btill keep the considerably iiiidnr if without reference to which will reach one and probably one-fifth of the total loss. The buildings destroyed were worth The sufferers include busi- ness firms. Of the insurance of will be paid. All the large hide und lenlher dealers of Boston are wealthy. Mr. a lurge leather denier says the shoe und leather trade in conducted by men who can euBily ni.mid nil the loosen but they dig their safes from out the ruins they diucovcr that matters arc not HO hud as they expected. A very few cases have been reported where men have asked for an extension of time for moneys now until safes and can be removed fioin tha ruins and available funds be drawn against. But there is not whisper of financial distress from the burnt shoe and lejtiicr district. re is not a and -mother. I have thousand and cnpcil. The balls of faced death a still I have ca- rt enemy have whistled past my ears as thick as hail- and the bursting bomb has ex- ploded at my feet. Still I have lived. Oh God I and for High abov the red tide of battle I have carried in country's and th it won for mi a mime among men. When not on comrade was left to tell the tale o I escaped unhurt I Why wa I not killed with the All tha was proud and pleasing to man I hav and if I could recall this last ac by living on sleeping in a pan and renouncing proud act of my I would do it. was born in the same village with tha we were born beneath the same sume mother .juve us birth He must not is my And the gumblei sank down in a swoon upon the floor. The wounded man raised liiuihcll upon his his glitxcd eyes wan- lured the if searching for iitims particular one. said my brotliei Williiiiu The words choked in his jurgling blood stopped his and he sank a corpse upon his pillow. The wife knelt but it was be- side the dead body of her and invoked the blessing of God upon Ilis soul aod forgiveness for the mur- lerrr. The gambler awoke from his staggered up to the wife und would it were for have nothing to live for the dead and dying do not w ant anything in this take this certificate of deposit to our aged parents and tell ihein we arc both dead do not tell them how we died But before tlie woman could or any one the report of a Distal sounded nnd tlie fratri- cide hod ceased to On the hill near Hincon Point were two a Tew years inclosed with a picket and one the tombstone at their simple inscription It seems to be the prevailing opin- on that red-haired women ought to dye. An Iowa past is proudest papa of a three-year-old the last of a series of thirty. Mrs. Brigham Young sixty of was recently frightened into hys- by an earthquake. A thief who went to steal pears in an orchard in a few nights diopped a wallet containing one 'iiindred which he has not yet The late Robert an Irish dis- tell James Ilaugh- we'll put the folly of mankind a- jainst the of and we'll beat yon teetotallers ten as a storehouse by a A bank provident in man among them whose credit good before the fire who cannot as freely as he did on the usual credits. The die- position of New York hide nnd leather mer- chants is- indulgent in the extreme. The work of recovery is already under way. A steady btruutn of returning refugees baa set in towards Washington and other streets on the borders of the blackened ter- bearing back to the deserted pretniH es tbc and papers which were remov- ed on Saturday and Sunday to other parts ol the city. Marsh k conveyed worlh of property to tbe resi- dences of members of the firm in the Som- erset to the Synagogue on Warremon and to other places of safety. The Coliseum was uaed great many people. mentioned who hud two million in money and securities conveyed to hid dwelling to-day. The streets arc crowded with vehicles trans- porting goods back to the wnrerooms from which they had been so hastily removed. Mnuy of them seem to hnve been gathered up in great disorder. The packages are of- ten and the rain falling on costly fab- rics exposed in open wagons and jor carried in men's arms. The arc filled with announcements of that have resumed. which last week oc- cupied immense structures of marble and granite are now content with an upper with desk but in these narrow quunerd are preparing to continue their commercial transactions immediately on the usual am. there is rivalry every- wharu in getting to work as quicklv as pos sible. The city government is urged to permit the erection of temporary wooden buildings on ihe Common for business if the ordinance tho dry goods trade will probably fix here for the while the leather trade purposes occupying the public land at Fort U.ll. The vaults and safes of many business firms stood tlic terrible but mauy oth- er- have certainly and many are still so hot thai it considered dangerous to them. Deep under thu in the hourt of the arc many more which cun- noi be reached for days. Still there id no abatement in the feeling even of good which hus been so throughout this whole disaster. The loii'M are men of capital and long established will bear np under the blowjivitlrjjt great dillijultyguvcu should insurance companies pay no more than twenty-live or thirty per cent. There of be u fjreat call for money when the rebuilding fairly begins. The new ware- houses arc likely to be at least as costly as the money will make fire- proof. A plan has been broached for making the city the lender ol' the vust sums that must be borrowed. Bonds arc to be issued ac- cording to the scheme and loaned to the builders under proper that the proceeds shall be hnnesily expended for the of the ruined the city securing itself by a mortgage upon the es- tates. This device meets wi'h and will doubtless be brought before the proper authorities immediately. The current of air created by the flames id so great that fragments of apcr were carried sixteen miles away. check books and letters were found at and East Wcymouth. Cinders fell in llnnover aim Pembroke. A charred note was picked up at East Ab iugton. The glare of the conflagration was MCCII by night at N. The light was distinctly visible ninety miles at and was also noticed oil1 the Isle of Slioals. Two firemen rushed into a ruined building to help a poor half buried by the fall of one of tlic side walls. While they were nt work the front wall came and they were never seen agnin. A brave fellow crowded into a cellar on Congress and let oil' tlic steam from three overheated which threatened every instant to explode. It wns so hot that Ilis comrades kept two streams of water playing on him while he was performing this dangerous duty. A meeting of cit'zens adopted resolutions in favor of reconstructing the street lines of the burnt district on a better prohibil- ng mansard in favor of erecting the Freeh Pies and Dried ul i'amcd PRIME j By theCase or nerved ID any stylet CIGARS A NO Ac. JAMES RINGER. Nov. PAXTON NURSERIES B. B. Proprietor For CASH will null this Full llrnt three year old Applu Trees for per 100. Ollmr tilings In proportion. This In a golden opportunity. lloimenml Siilufiroiinds lliu I. U. mid ncurthe n. A M. Railroad. JutlKit Blanks For Halo al the RECORD OFFICE. The chief singer in Danbnj'y choir s making a reputation for himself more enduring than a steel plate. He CBII turn a back handspring with his voice over thirteen of the highest notes without d roping bis hat. There's a young liidy out West named Martha Selina Georgiana Lu- cy Jlugust flow survived that name and the the tender years of is a myste- ry which eternity alone can tell. A Saco liquor seller recently fooled a sheriff in u manner that was auda- cious. The officer had scarcely entered the when a boy employed in it u jug mid rau off. The officer gave und after a long run cap- tured the aud found the jug The doctor inquired what Slato contained nothing but vinegar. In the was and the wounded man re- mean tune the slinpkceper had destroy From The gambler raised his for it bad been a long time Hince bo had HCCU a person from the home of his child- Vermont being the mime of his native the mere mention of the name iiitcrcsted Tbe doctor next inquired tbc iianiR of the pbu'B where his parents if he had any. The Hounded man re- plied The gambler sprang to his his limbs mid his face wns as for Montpeliur was the homo of hiH and perhaps tbe wound- cd man might have been bis playmate in a knew his parcels und brothers and sis- ters. He clung convulsively to tho ed all the liquor on hand. Mori'hiuitp' Exchange in some central locali- timcs I'-'' an extra session of the Lugisla- ture to nuthoi ine the issue of building bonds by the for ait application to the general government for extension of the new post building upon the burned over lot ad- and for an act of Congress allow- ing drawbacks on building material. The suspension of Wcnlworth dry goods commission of Huston aiid New is announced. It in expected they will resume soon. The has a list of suspcuJed in- I'ance companies and the amount per cent each will probably pay. Massachusetts com- panies are AS ISuy State. Fanu- eil Mutual North Shoe and 93. The New York companies arc reported as 40 per 60 per 7fi per cent.. The Spectator also has the following noiiiiceincnt from tho Companies forming dwells a well known in- surance man named Jim llniucs. Seat- ed one afternoon in his with a Fragrant and cigar 1'ressed sulLsmi'torlly hetwUt his he was greeted by u who iiskcd friend Ilaiiu-H Jim wan Llie grull' re ply. thon UK------Insurance the Tho Direttora of Tlie Muuial of will pay in and murt the full amount required bylaw. The Equitable Insurance of hna ukiug -and celled n meeting of stockholders. The rinkg of the company in the Boiton burnt diwtrict arc The total as- Bets are The rnncc Comnany has also vailed a meeting of its stockholders t determine what course to to taken in the future. The total assets of Die company arc and tlic total ri.-iko in tbe burnt dietrict of 000. Tbe Jfilitnrr in Where is Governor Here in a new cause for affliction. The Governor of nh actually himself within n stone's throw of the burnt and was therefore on the at the time of the hug Iteeii and gone und permitted United StntcB troops to usurp all the powers and prerogatives of I lie. Si ate al- lowed tbc government bayonets to intercept the free progress of citizens to the burnt dis absolutely prevented the of and cut-throats arno.ig the and in permitted the repetition o the veritable outrages upon the Constitution and the power and dignity of the Common and the power and authority of the mighty Governor and Commander-in-Chie of all the volunteer of the with out a word of dissent or a murmur of pro or an outcry of .Such conduct as this is another indlcatioi of the centralization of power at Washing- and of the inroads of unconsitutiona and of the destruction of State and of the ruffling of Gubernatorial of the accompliihment ol good in an emergency without the staid ob- servance ol red tape etiquette and official dillctanteism. We advise Gov. Palmer to make all haste to go to not to gee what good he can do the sympathetic repre- sentative of a great but simply to teach the recreant Governor of the common- wealth of the duties pertain- ing to his arid how to jealously guard the rijhis and dignities of the guber- natorial and to it to appear to a usurping Government that the Governors of States arc not to be sneezed at. And by all means lot llie Governor take Adjutant General with and the rest of his radiant staff. They can probably stand it one night in Boston was the case io Chica- appealing to be allowed to go Pott. WKOJVG MAN- Practical Joke on n Caadidaie. From the Mount Sterling Sentinel. Dick candidate for Congress in this while canvassing die mountains the other ivm compelled at ore point to imbibe 9 grunt dvil of apple- jack iu to convince tha natives tbjt be not one of these who tliink thematlve.-t mud. of superior miilf to tbe and Lmnly The conse- quence that having given orders to be woke at a o'clock in the he might bo nhle to reach u distant he retired t'i Frwn tbe Onto Sentinel. Hmtltom Tbe Pacific train on ihe dle left Depot on fridaj efeniug oadcr of ductorDrury. Nothing the monotony of the- call droway paMeagen lor until the train bvtweeii DcnliOB and Steubenvitle. Then he was inforoicd that a lady desired presence. He found tba lady evidently in some trouble and ernbir- To hu affirmative recpouei to the query wbeibur he a niairied tbe lady tlatcd that she war on her way to meat her in New Mid Ibnt a crisis was impending involving tbe appear- ance ol an additional This startled the of but with a heart as big an an elephant be ictc to work to make the lady comfortable. All tbe passengers hastily hnstlen into another and sueb female astistancc w coold be procurcil on tlic train waa brougtil nbitiou. In a brief time the little straoger appeared a fine bouncing girl tbe pbraw id tbe conductor congratnlaled hrrunelf on happy escnpe Irora a dilcina. Wilh a heart overflowing with sympathy he arrang- ed an impromptu wardrobe for the veryroing lady from bin own undcrclotbng. It waa not exactly in the style of tboae infant out- advertised in the New York yet it served a good purpose. But this is not all. The train left Steu- benville on and wu soon through and around tbe hills of West Vir- when the conductor received another ebock. This time it a fine bouncing boy. by One a the other a Pan-Handler The remainder of linen wvnt to Mart the little fellow on journey through the world. for fear of what might tbe train Was horried up. In dne time the train reachrd Pkuburg and the lady and the two untieketed paaaea- geu were tenderly conveyed to comfortable quarters at the Union Depot when a telegram was forwaided to her husband in New which probably lifted him out of his booU. At last mother and children were doing well. The twine certainly commenced life under extraordinary Born on a faat going Pacific the one ID Ohio and tbe other in Weal it u safe to will be reasonably fast toung people. Tbe mother is represented an a most estimable but not given to the study of From tbe Topeka A Mam Who for LigktMMf Hods. H. C. a aged abtfM 89 living in Munmouth about nine -miles from the bitched up his team on Monday last and suited for To- peka. It was then and he hoialed bin umbrella. When about one mile from he WM struck by a terrible stroke of lightning. He wore a steel and tho lightning penetrated and look up line of travel oil its circuit around body. Part of tha charge left the truss at and passed down his right aide into the sprint tearing it to anil Liioi-ki..g liuwn both horses. His hip tc-d.iT was I and li.e skin lacerated lor aliout a foot in length three ini-beeia and very The balance of but bolted bre.ikfa-t and rode ftivay nt a bri'-k gait. Arriving ut hid di.-sli he hunfd up a prominent to whom he hid a tcr of iiini presented hia credentials. The gentlemen read the alternating the reading With glances at Dick's and tl co you Major Wood.of Mount my replied I thought you were a while Greatly blurred 'And so I you have a cussed black skiu for a white What tbe devil do you said Dick angrily. Do you want to insult No but you had better not attempt to speak here to-ilay. Our won't stand speech from a nigger cried there ain't u drop of nigger blood In my I'm ao wli.le as you or any other Seeing a looking glass on the stepped up and looked in it. Starting back with an oath thut fairly made tbe windows he il' the cussed over it Wythe villc haven't waked up the wrong and Wood is over there Jcrkingoff'Iiis be dropped into a chair and began to fan himself rigorously. The seeing hia straight aud noticing thut the back ol neck sugges- ted soap and which rendered and spared the good people ot Ml. Sterling the mortification of listening to a speech from n nigger. LOUISIANA PAPER realize the immense importance of Lou isiana fibers. The stock of the banana can be made invaluable for that pur- nose. The century or the palmetto leaf stock and all okra stock md cotton cane several wild wild cane or reed cane and all make good paper stock. Louisinim could load fleets of vessels with these materials. JlfrCl thiiii inform to the of injury keep ujion Ins left. present condition of I ho Did it loobc much by the JinMon smashed up and gone to h Haidst Hum wert its g from thy speech 1 at thou wilt continue I l.o be its auciil. in its new locution. Uood Uanovcr to-day resolved to increase the company's capital to hall a million of dollars. The Uermaiiiu und Niagara Direc- resolved to ut once liniko up any dcffi- ciency that might exist by assessment. The losbes of these lour companies will be paid promptly in full. Superintendent of the Mew York Insurance is and will at once mako the necessary examination ari required by law. lie an nnniiccb that he will the powers vested in him for the lull protection of tho coinpa- OM'ry one of winch shall have every npportunily to work out. Corrected HtaicinenUi maUu the loss of Dhick liiver Co Union of The People's Iiihiiranee of Worces- bus rinspunded. A special from Boston says tliu First Na- tional in lull. The mid companies Start afrcHli lo-d iv. The city of Washington U peculiarly for- iunnto in the possession of such citizen an tg wealthy Corcoran. But recently ie founded a home for and but a lutie before presented to the city a magnificent art gallery. His beniScent mve been princely and but the end ie not yet. He in bis a very valuable tract of immediately ad- oining tbc city which ia valued at This land he holding for the benefit of Columbia College and will sell when he cau do so inont advantageously. The will be devoted to the additional endowment of the which it u to make equal to any in the and one worthy to be located ut the national capital. The satisfaction of witnessing the results of such cliaritics the advantage of llie living over the posthumous giver. Mr. liberality given him many pleasant thing to contemplate iu this way The or 'cumulative has exhibited some singular Tho details of the system are not yet sufficient to base an estimate of its advantages or disad- vantages. It bus exceeded in some districts the most expecta- tions of its in that it not onlj gives the u ing and sc rolling a wide pnib as it until it struck the umbrella at la-t get rid of his troublesome visitor. He benumbed and but succeeded in reaching lioinu by al- though he had to he helped out of the wagon. Mr. Beard gave us a cull this morning and showed us the numerous made iu and also the extent of his injuma. Several gentlemen who heard bin tell hoi and the amount of injury received by were of the unanimous opinion that it was marvellous. The lightning will leave him alone ahter this. Open Air Okcnlamon From the Portland Oragonbin. Among the people of the and other nations of the the custom of saluting with a kisa and still is practiced. Should two or three friends either in private orou tbe crowd- ed streets or they the time of day'' by a cordial grasp of the hand and a union of tbe ID this country the custom of kissing haa not become but is practiced under somewhat different circuuisUn- res. Io American society the practice of kissing is but rarely indulged in by old people. By a sort of tacit conven- society assigns this agreeable task to the younger who generally assume its duties aad reapon- tibilities with fear and but invariably with pleasure. We were for- cibly reminded of the subject of kiss- by a little circum- which transpired up Washing- ton near Park. The principal actors were a male and both were the gentleman notpartic- ulary but the la- dy quite pretty. Both were walking in tuc same lady leaning- confidently aad fondly on the arm of lie escort. Suddenly both aa f moved by a impulse and with a careful but unsteady the gentleman removed the veil from the ady's. and be then and on the open in broad at the hour of in the eyes of a Chris- tian and without any malice deliberately impressed a smacking kisa on the lips of the who smiled and smil- ed but was no villain. Tbe gentleman liked the first kiss so well hat he took two sandwiching each with a sheepish glance to see if any one waa looking at him. But he was seen. The first which re- sounded. like the popping of a cham- pagne attracted the munatcs of a certain private boftrding-hbUM. bard by with one rushed pell-mell to the just in time to see the chap take the last two It was mean trick for tlie inmates to do alas for human weakness and curiosity. They a tremen- dous so loud that the couple looked up to the window and knew that than their own had witnessed thuir little tete-a-tete. They left that and haven't been seen since. Kissing on the street is a pleas- ant it is sometimes at- i i tended with a little embarrassment to but also gives them majority of the tho Darties Representatives. Sangamou county J r for is but An old gentleman remonstrating two Republicans as i with hia married son who did not live Tlio KKine result happened in Christian 'on good terms with his on the nnd Montgomery and doubt- impropriety of their contentions since less tlie returns still to be received in the eye of human and divine from other parts of tliu State will they were one. don't know a similar result. The liability of giv-'tliat may replied the young ing to a minority of the people a maj- j but I'm certain that if you our ority of tho will bring'door when we arc you'd the question nguin into Illinois Utate One of llie last pieces of Funny Fern's writiugclosed tluT I think we were at least is very an old gen- tleman to nis that a watch is perfectly dry when it biis .1 running ;