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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 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 liitaii-- 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 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 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- i depjiruu'-nt to gat In r u-.tii the very niuht of 'nri-ltuas j niter aud ittoco.T: i the holiday caiciy trad.-j ors when ueees.s.Hiy. No private has b..-n ci an rsite, maker could lUIord to on h.-uri 'h.; but it thi ojiiuion _ union nt of niter likely tol-e in lli'it tiinei have never iif war. i bri-'-i as this -eason. This isilue largely Kxi'-riineutslinve and arc to the tempijng -iiai-i-s that the ly made, with the. m-w smok.-le-- i have given to their ChrLstuias wares. from ii .-o much isexpe'Med. i Amontt tlie most striking things in this At lii'j SpriuglieM armory this line are candy Rausagirs." These ha.s lieeu trieil very fully with small arms, sausages are perfect imitations of the and f ho results are satisfactory as to the i They ure madri- of genii but this velocity and the absence of smoke are at the ex- of the on the barrels of irntis. If it turns out that the smoke- j less (MWdvr, iu iif rapid firing, bursts the it is likely to be more danger- friends thati If the exerted is constant, an'i if the explosive! proves have tho advantages the (iermans claim for it. the jjuin could of IHJ strenirthened. the infantry and cavalry armed with magazine guiis. the artillery ine casings taken from lue Americau porker, and are stuffed with a jia-te com- of sugar gum and cueoaimt. They t ivival cir with machine 4Mfis, the foru de- fended with great caunou which mi-siles accurately from live to tea mil--s. and all of these usinj? a which makes no smoke to betray the .situation of an enemy, the whole tactics of war will have to be changed. lint iu talking with army men I have failed to find a single one who would ?ay that he tvas looking forward with any interest to the practical ti-st in actual warfare of these recent iu- in the art of killing. JN'O. GILMKI: Sl'KEK. GENIAL "MRS. PARTINGTON." Tho Sloiy HJs I. if- To 1.1 by Himself. Among hundreds of similar autographic j tre.'i-sures that have come at various times into my keeping is a letter which was not written for publication, but from which I am i m pel led to transcribe certain passages. At my earnest solicita- tion Mr. Shilla- who died the other day, iu the summer of ISjO jotted down some B. P. SHiLLAr.Kli. personal recollections of a life that was full of events. Concerning my request he writes: "I jke the charity scholar learn- ing the alphabet, I am a little in douht THE CANDIES ARK MAPE. iu long double strings like ordinarj pork sausages, and arc specially intended for Christmas tree ornaments. A new faiiuijled egg has a Kreat hit. It contains- a yelk, of the whites of eggs baked with sugar and gum, around which is a shell of brittle sugar, colored and shaped to imitnte exactly a guinea hen's prmluct. "Yellow bananas." made of selected fruit, ground up with sti'.pir and .irum, art- also being put out in t.'iini.-nseiiuantitk's, while apples, peaches arid nearly the other fruits that grow ore reprodaced in the same manner, re tftiniti.g all the natural flavor and appear unce. A thiuit is a big potato of the peach blow variety that looks fit to put in it pot for boiling. "Helen's Uabies" occupy o prominent place on the confectioners' shrives. They come in aud girl pink candy, and have a hole drilled in thc-ir heads by means of which they may be strung uy to the Christmas tree. I u very fine candies no attempt is mad? to produce novelties for the holidays. Th? dainty shapes that sell the year round 11114 Lite atpiKtoet, i am a nine iu uouiibj whether it will pay to go through so much m Breater numK-rs. to get so little, lint, your friendly wish must not be slighted." He then and thus blithely continues: "1 was Kirn, as t'le old farailv record de- July Ii, in the ancient town of Portsmouth, N. II.. and no better or fairer place could have IK.V.II selected for the pur- pose. My schooling was desultory and im- perfect until, at past 15 years of ago, I U-cameiln attachment of the Palladium and Advertiser, printed at Dover. X. II., for which paper I worked upward of two yt-ars. It succumbed to disastrous fate, and my regrets went with During the years isu and isrsMr. Shil- InliT was cs.-in-iated with tiie local press of his nai ive town. t lieu went to Boston and finished bis trade as a book printer. he says, bctjame free, and all my energies uere devoted tosustaitiing the proud position of a -jour.' "In 1'it-ilier. bleeding nt the lungs cau-ed me 10 voyageto llemarara, in ish (iuiana. I remained until July, a subject of William IV and of Vic- toria. ro prim, the government stored to health I failed i nou-o; to .-nlmit the first bullet liivd. The d-oior. who. by ihe way. h.-ts thct'i.'st iiy la.-e I ev.r looked up. -weetly a'ida.-keil whether I nt ch'irge .1 battery of such "it kill mother's S.ITI of them." i... ..d.i.-d. This remark sounded very Lr'im .1111'--l-iV'tliirsiy Tint Hr. Uat- lini: counts a for 'iie tin- mori- horrible war is the '.s- thcri- wiil In-. 's is in the new of i'..r the American to tlie for its! arms and with ma- chine a.- IT! t :je case of heavy cun.- to van! ships. '.ir.tcd l-inls owned by in lo notice, i'.'.it ;n the i- tiie n.-t ill; for b.-is ampie and there an.- ii'iw tl..- .Hv's of j-r. i.-. jti-t. p: i-v i- iin an ir. within the city he precedes ttic kin. or queen, bearing tire city cwurd. Tliu 1.' in in- to men Uarxl j follows in i m. ti.aK'hsh .n. They ho.d that it; t hut' N. :i o! j-.isi-.n-. while it i tlay.ette. r back to New anil the wisest- act of my life. Kook printing not K'ing remunerative, in !Mtl I a--sfK'iattHi myself with The I'.o-Iun Post, in which of- fice I continued uninterruptedly for ten years. The '1'artnigton" papers were com- menced lin 1M7: for my own amusement. Their success iu The Post led me to other I'Torts, nmde anonymously. I found myself (like the youns pan ridge whicls hides ita head under a leaf, thinking ilsejf very widely known. In fact, my name had a celebrity. There wire new duties to perform. 1 hail a new po.sition to maintain and new pow- ers to i xercise." Mr. had contributed tn Thp Kvetiing and other lit- erary periodicals, and in partnership with Charles Haljiine I'.-il'tcrward famous as Miles i he started The Carjit t I'mir. a ol.'riously short lived satiri- cal iiewspapi-r. It was in 1-54 that he pub :isln-l "The Life and Sayings of Mrs. Part ingtoii and lUhcrs of the Family." Th-: initial sriles of this volume exceeded copies' Its aiiihor had returned to The 15os- ton Post in and for three years did local report inn for that daily. In 1S3G Col. William W. CiappotlVred him theassfxriate of The Saturday Kremng Ga- 7.i-ite. which Mr. Miillalier accepted, ami nn.'iht-r genial comradeship ten year-! When, iu C.-l. Clnpp soV! The Mr. Shiliait-r's regular active t t-.-n with the pn-ss Terniinatod. j up t" Ihe tinici'f hii-deaih ht j did liis full literary work form.iay i ji.c.rnaU Hr.NKT CLAY I.VKESS. All the novelty is put in the boubonnicres, and iu tl.-ess some wonderful results are achieved. It is nothing extraordinary for one of tlie fashionable confectioners to show candy boxes costing each. They Hif geni'rallv made of hand painted satin and lined porcelain. A IMS co.stiiig is a very commonplace affair, and a big nearly all these botiboncieres are tm that a single store wiii sell several hundred of these high priced affairs for Christmas. The designs this year are particularly dainty, as tl-.'- demand for tlic-m has grown very great of Lite years on account of the rage for them in Paris. In candy toys for Christmas tree orna- ment there is also an endless variety. These toys an- made in a very peculiarway. Some candy fact nrits carry on their pay rolls a large of families on whom tl'-y depend for their stock of toys. The peoph ;o'i wre; -heijly poor to bay the sugar that is nsi.; making the toys, so tbt factory furnishes it to them and charges it against their account. The patterns for the toys are also furnished in the same way. The sugar ami patterns are then car- I t _ "ot married I r home, and the whole family is put tc work making the goods in the tenement house kilchea. First the form of the pro posed toy is molded from the pattern ic March, and then the molten sugar is ponrei! in arid liilowi-t to crystallize. The colorins and lini.-hing all done by hand, ati3 though few of the toys sell for more than live cents and many for a penny the wear which i- TtloIltA i :-ks ti.e l-riT.s- -f IV I. I s' TT1E CAM'tVS KATES. make a contrast if by -i p-.cture of tho candy maker's home co-.i'd in- jil.iceil side by home in which -'-iii'-K hands heavy from iv tret-. happiness, a hnn- in the pine botighs, n about witfc I -.U of Clans'most ex. .e I-, jhi' other, miserj-, iJirr: The sign? of Christmas -Tar, h useless now var: paie hr.ngry chil- bv that one of the sugar PAvt. I.ATZKA. rigid t ties and .-xtnor-iinary pains press nsiitual iit. I're-id'-nt llurn sou the usual bv direct j ing 1'ear Admiral Walker l'.> [.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 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 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 ; 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 The j_> ap; day thr carwi'il arrive and s: Ictr.i. k..'.. At the people u ,n as-, m- ;-enpat.'tic and enjoy 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 ;