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   Marion Star, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1890, Marion, Ohio                               IN A SAM'S A CHRISTMAS. FRIENDSHIP Or TWO CONTRAST ODS OF fiGLAND AND Tlir U-uilini; dull J ituil of A.'.i'-r: A in-w f' r has lately U-i-n ami tin- v ilozelis of in i.f r.' v.iil ink- -f not the --f <.f NV'.v "i 1 :l Uriii-h tii.m tli' I lll.IV u. I i'.rd mi j HIM! I'.r-- i I BE 1 ANY TO ALMOST ON 5. AVoa Other city in the t'nite.l States--nee-1 lose any sleep in preparing for that event. Since the time of H'-nry VIII. and liefore, uo civic ceremony in London has compared iu brillmiiry of pageant, general impress iveness nuil in Us reception by the popu lace with the "lord show It is the citixctm' chief holiday in all the year, mid in the with its pomp of ceremonial, its bewigged chancellor and judges, ltd display of time honored em- blems and its long procession decked out with costumes, arms, armor and limiting tableaux of history and allegory, the at tnoephuro of thu of the Middle middles with the enlightenment of the present. No loyal citizen misses t he "lord mayor's only penny dreadful illustrated papers are irreverent to cruck jokes atxmt it, now that there is no Dickens to makosuch jokes carry a needed lessou in huuianity. At least seven centuries of custom lend to t he lord mayor's .show the respect shown to all things that have become mellowed by age Gobelin tapestry and Madeira wfne. Except for some traditional, but now and useless, duties required of former, thu official functions of the lord mayor of London and tho mayor ol New York city aro tbo same, Ilolh arc chief magistrates, both carry the city's keys, ami both have the keeping of the city's purse. Hut the mighty respect rcx'ereuce due and jjraiiti.Kl the lord COACIl OF LOMKIX'S LOKII MAYOR, mayor of account of the ri Old age of his office is-miiipthing Ihe mayor of New York cityand (tther municipal cor porntions in the United States must man ago to struggle along without. Tin' only time an American mayor is gloritled and made n hero of is just lieforu his election, and then he is kept in a becomingly humble st-atu of mind by the exceedingly uncomplimentary things said about him by tin: party of his opponent. When he has token the oat h mayor he is morel j the head of n business ollice in which the city's accotiuts arc kept. Therein no ceremony attending Ihe iu stallatiou of an American mayor, and all bonfires and parades end the moment the election returns are iu. This year Mr. Hugh J. Grant succeeds himself as mayor of New York city. Some day. when have nothing else in particular to do. supreme court judgf'--it doesn't matter in tlie leant which call at tin mayor's office. the latter will "hold up hU hum! and sworn.'" And that is all there is to it unless then-hap pen-to be several oilier otncials mid a pro fessioiial polit iciau two alntut. it is quite jmssible that a temporary recur rence of ante-tdcction suggest .1 resort to the usual ante elei-tioi social custom. I'nt in this the new may and the supremo court judge, of conrs, are not expected to take part. Then- is not even a stated day on whii 1 our Khali take the oat h of oilier. Ii often happens that a mayor who has triei to be re elected and failed t he city's business to such an extent while In the more important business gather l I. ,'ild I- 11. Xurli H.u.lly li.llc.i for i f kimls. IV) VAST QUANTITIES TURNED I BY THE MANUFACTURERS. Brazil and tlie I i.ite.l ia-i llaeU otlii-r. The failed of i'.r-.' I'llitt-l i: Iri a g..M bain .11. t l.-.r i.n-1 '.-Me'l t h'- as .'t lilt by rrown. I. .Ids i 'I lord iii.iy.ii- of n s I tl-d I.y IbC own ward aldi-r.-n by b.- j-berilf, and by the 'hen he has to In; by tl Ti.e lord chaii'eil r nafiies ll lie ceremony "f This Sly the fir-t day of the Mi !.a. !m iiigu. This fmn-ijoii-iry n-< tl. elis-'t ui ti.e .i.'m.se lords i him his i in- .ivi-rcign. The I'.rd mayor i 'e. t .-tud tin.- Idennen who accompany I'i'n wear vi-.h-l while tin- recorder and the sheriff n; rc-plendcnl iu scarlet and frills and iillh-s. Wh'-n, at of l-.rds, the in I chancellor haw inform- d him in nil of compliments (hat lii-r majesty raciou.sly approves his election, the criti- H! moment is pM.it and tin- new official .realties easier, though there is .still uo ap lart-nt end I" the forms that remain to lie :otie through with. The whole civic party [rinks from n "loving itnd then the whom all the fuss is n escorted to the hall wliere ho the city of; leers at dinner. All time the imnwho JM still lord n.-ty..r keejis well in the background. Hu jnly appears ou tho scene ill thi-ir re- eptn.n- a luncheon given at the Mansion line just prior the tinal ceremony of nstallMtion. At this luncheon all the dig- wear their most gorgeous raiment and the coming nnrl (be going man drink u b other's health. At thin stage thu ord mayor elect itceives a temporary Bet- r- for hlii. r.-iij l j.. TltF. ing votes fcr the mayor elect v up things bet.irv in. bis law Thus i-ia'.'er- ar ank. He follows in a private carriage, nodestly, a long way behind the lord nayor, who. with ceremonial irocecds Iu slate, to the (juildhall, wliere .he installation is to take place. Here tlie i.ird mayor Is seated at a his successor on the mace bearer ads with the mace resting on the door while the towa clerk makes three low IV.H and rends thu declaration of office, which the lord mayor elect rejieuta after lim and then signs. In olden times the town clerk used to Hi-el on n sHiol at the Hide of the table, and administered a quaint oath, of which he following was tho vital part: Pluill yo every one, as well t.. fitnitiirers osothers: to i ILS to riolic In tlint thai IwKaifct'tli yon to .lipc, nml tliAt f..r for riches. f.-r pryfu-it" for liclicst, for favour fiT hate; Kluitt y.) to no man anil measures in Hi" sanio eitry y.. shall f to be kept, .I'.i-- csrcnti.m upon defaults that thereof shall foiin'l. And in .all her tlnit to ft mayor of tJn-city i.f 1; .n I" doe. Well iin.l Lin tally jo Khali antl iHjliiiv-e j-ou as tJo.! This anticpiateil form WHS i by the same act of parliament thai Kiitistituted more modern forms for all civil pledges: but the spirit of the old form still pervades the ceremonial. The lord mayor then give- up bis seat t lis successor, and the chamlrerlain, in case with a preface of three low Ixiws. or tenders the jeweled seep the seal and the purse. These are 'i'ti to the outgoing lord mayor, who in ;.urn delivers them to successor. The new lord mayor is then congratulated by ill otlicials, after which he signs a re ceipt for the city's valuables, and then rides amicably back to the Mansion house iu Ihe same carriiige with his predeccssi It is on the following day. however, that the "lord mayor's show" pn'iK-r takes Kseorted by a trcsnendinis civii and military parade, the lord mayor is pre iiteil to tho judges of the ism-en's K-ncli division of the high courts of justice at tli Law Conns. The procession en route t this Lire the lord mayor' i-how. Here are some details of the pro cession. with Kinds of musii delachmenls f troops, trades guilds, etc Hnst.-r an.l Mcarinc tin- pr. ittil them by KKI.U ll-niy >r" inatical i-f c.irry lii< fniits and llitwers uitii Ki.-r lor.1 mnyor: the inayor'-ss. the ruiil I'.." lortl mayor in Ins M.a-- chari. t .ir.i-.-. I.y MX litir-.i's :iiiil .Mtcnilol l.y hw MriT aitil Hue-' Iwrtrer. Thi'ii "I'lnes the lord mayor's ilinnet which is a very alTnir iiiiUi-i and the lord mayor's show is ended. XHAM. l.npus Kill's fam-'i iVi-Il l.'lPed :l ts HT..! c.iiaT-.i.in first .ears ti.., Thi-sc Ti'.av v. ie f. .n' for vihV he Tmof one ir.pt ion a pin's l.t-n taii-- ILLS not any with to her dignity tin- la-t tvvt-niy live years MIC! have made in sira! id >-annoii that thos'r whii b migh SMOOTH Klil'.K CrN'.-i. jeurs would now olMulete. The country, then fore, has lieeu of experimeuts, and l.as had the lurk iiottu havo had its unarmed cou- lition taker: advantage of. When the war closed in WS the gov- ernment had ou hand vast supplies and aitimnnitioti. During the con- liet thu muzzle loading rillo was the chief sruull weapon iu ii.se and proved very effeHive. Hundreds of invetit- were at work during jteritnl eu- u irna. It wa.s nut used much theu. ainl it not IK-< n ail'iptefl by the American army yet. Hoards of ordnance n.-i in ami in 1H7O the modiiieil rillc WIL.S adopted as the small arm for the infantry and ravulry. The old muzzle Ioadim{ weaiion altered iuto u 1't.ider, and that is aljont all tho change nmdc up to date. Tlie government itill has thousands of the old and thi.'se are. for Ktltj to all who aietoliuy and will through the for- mality of writing the chief of ordnaneo it Washington ami applying f to purchase. In reply the applicant will reci-ive an order on tho nearest ord- nuncu stonskeepiT to sell at each the nuiiilier ho may whih. Various Granil Army are ermipjied in this way. which has also served many farmers to provide themselves with weapons. Tho old smooth liore Springfield makes a fine hot. triiii and carrits with force and iccuracy. During the war tho field artillery used chietly the. Uodman three inch ritlus and the twelve pouud liruuzo Napoleons. These are still in use, and the leti batteries that is, two companies to each of the live irt illery in the army are now supplied with these same KUUS. The last congress appropriated S'Jil.oOU for the pur- chase of machine and such an appro- priation has been made annually for years pa-st,  [.roteed to i Hio Janeiro and the new republic I The admiral reached there last June with I his srjuadroa of evolution, aud when he j entered the port the Brazilian forts hoisted the American flag and s.-iait'Hl before the squadron had time to first p-ty its respect-sj to the port according to ths usual rule. It is the universal cus-'.tn for the to the salute of the incoming vessel j fore firing a gun or hoistinir a tlag. Tho also fired guns inFtcad i of the thirteen usually is-.-conied to a rear admiral. As soon as possible the new republic Etted out its great llagship. 'be bttti. sent it with the corv-_tto (Juatuir Ixira to Sew York. Admiral da Silvt-ira being iu command aud charged with she duty of presenting to I'resiiient Harrison a meil.il of gold and palladium, etigraved to the amity between the two repub- lics. The ships reached their destination after a stormy Iisssaue, and were given a glorious welcome by the American squadron aud by the forts in tho The presentation of medal at Washington, was attended with hearty I exchange of compliments and r1 esies. A Ttovcltj in Lighthouses. "Hannaford electric and .intoniatie lighthouse" is the full title of an iaven tion which comes from New Zealand, and is among the first fruits of English civiii zalion and science in that far otT Austral asian lami. Consul Connolly at Auckland has sent to the state department Wash- ington a sketch and description of it. with theenthusiastic indorsement of miny prac- tical engineers and electricians whr; have examined it. Mr. Hfinuaford claim? that bis machinery will send forth Ooughin i1; T- -r.'( .'s th-- hr, li'-lii'ii an d "f an i.i! N r I.' :i- is Ajer'i herrjr It "Of tV- public f.-r b 1 dU- a- s is noli-. tl-.- r-.-i'j.' .-f !i-y 1.0 'is l's lornl. I v.as t. -t.vis. A1... vears !i 1 to lav r !--i" So. a w.i> T'I. H ho'-i--'-. nn -lv s I- i- !-'v ''-Mrs ;r> T t. -l.: sf-r. W Ii i- Vi't w t.' I r'sf'.erry 1' wi.-.-h n-'-- -i.y isnl'.i.-i-. ntf .r d th- n-.-.-sary tl ;'ii-i-il of t'ie :i e-f- Ayer's Cherry Peel PnEPAREU BY Dr. J. C. Aycr Co.. Lowell, Bolii ail Drugsuu. 1'rk-c bi ITTLE IYER PILLS. THF HAXNAFOKH IXVESTtOX. plai: .ly discernible for miles. The cupola revolves ar.d the lamp with it. but the within does not and is ahvays hrondside to one desired direc- tion, the lens pulley at its back facing the land, so that flashes can be sent in that direction at will. The flash signals are arranged for tlie letters of the alpha- bet, so that any desired message can be sent, which is of great importance in case of shipwreck or war. The arc is automatic and does its own lighting or extinguish ment to the minute. But the great novel ty and most v.-ilnable feature is the wind mill attachment which the f-Iec tricity nad the storage of the latter tosnch ample nmotint- that it would not run short of months' calm. The ITontlrrfal Soow Plant. The snpvr plant xvhich grows in the sier- ras at an r.ltitnde of S.OOO feet above sea level grows under deep banks of snow and flowers as soon as the snow melts. The flower stems coosist of partly crystal- lized sugar, and an-said to taste when cooic- vd sweeter but not unlike aspanurus. Tho flower resembles the hyacinth, but is far more beautiful. This wonderful plant was discovered by the late Gen. Fremontia thotrr.u iiiiimis state ih.- jiy-ii-nt. in Side, Ac. Wliile ti has shov.u i yf-t T.t-rrt.K I.rv ftr-; iviisally" ill ?.is copiplai .lisoeorr--: all ilisord'-rs of the fiiiiialate tile and reguLito tht Even if they cured Achp rtK-r K-r-uM lie almost who suffer this c l-iilt ff-rtiiimreiy po'Hlness tloes and tvho --uii'-j try them these little piilsv.iliiaMe in somany t thfv will rot tv- willing to Uo withu But after all sick lit-ad ths ban? of so mnnr that nsakf o'.ir iK'ast. i.'nr pi! oth-rs  'i'" O n. i Ail Episcopal Church on Wheels. Bishop Xorth Dakota, has for his present hobby a car which the man company has made for him and which he facetiously diilw "Tlie Uovins; Catholic Cathedral." The car is so con- structed that it alTonls seats for eighty or more and contains a font, an altar, a lectern and a cabinet organ and whatever necessary for per- forming ti'e rioii of the I'rotcsMur rhtirch. It will he the th.> bishop he travels Hhoiit his ih.-j-t- will many days to the people of a 'i' are ire ti.eir ;c.ni to I "omi-thina in rh- .v, f> nnv ;ti ri'-'--- A.-k an-1 tf ra ii.Iv. postal f.-r '-ni-T I IMU'CkAS, .13. I? ELECYItlO Eye and I f..r IT on from the T- "lot.. a i abit of Ii til! it ;s in pretty -'.y to ihe piiwer of the ti, of a jn-rfec: achromatic line. Ii. is.- Nvn it.vvru-i! b> the rtv.any. which it is cL-.iir.ei5 may i .r railway drain is tonfh as cast iron. THR i-V t.-.-.vn The j_> ap; day thr carwi'il arrive and s: Ictr.i. k..'.. At the people u ,n as-, m- ;-enpat.'tic and enjoy th.tt their community might never have. Chronic re-. F.--. r i Si I: it ail tiii'.i-r tr-- ;j-1'- Itis i.ut in iNEWSPA'PERf iEW'SPAFER   

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