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Cincinnati Weekly Times (Newspaper) - February 7, 1884, Cincinnati, Ohio Vol. XLI. IVo. 6.CIXOITVIVJLTI, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1884:. $1 Rer Year, A Broken 8trinff. Sine, nnd to you! No, no; ^vlth one note Jnrred, The hnrmoiiy of liie’tt lone chord is broken; Your wnrOs were lieht, and by light lips were lipQkOU, And yet the music that you loved is marred. One etrinp, my friend, is dumb beneath your haiui; Strike, (ind it throbs and vibrates at your will, Falters u|K>n llie verge < f soiiiid, and still Falls back os sea waves shattered on the strand. Touch it no more, for you «h.".ll not regain The sweet lust lime. Take what is left, or let Life’s niiisie sleep lo deutli. l^t usfoi^t The perfect melody w'e seek in vain. And perchance, some day before wo die. As hnlf in dreams we hear the night winds sweep Aronnu our windows when we fain would s’lep. Laden w iiii one long, sobbing, moaning cry; One faint, far tone will waken, and will rise I Altovc the great wave voice of mortal pain; 1 Hand will touch hand, and lips touch lips I again, I As in the darkncM it recedes and dies. I Or lineerlne in the summer cvcniue glow. Then, w hen the passion of the ci inwon west, Burulnglike some great heart that can not rcet. Status as with blood the waters as they tew; Some old forgotten tones may rise and wake Our ilnne youth, and set our liearts aflams H'ith their old swoctiiesf'—to our lips ilie nnac Of love steal softly, for ilic ohi loro’s sake. NEWS AND NdTES. No less than ltJ5,(K)0 human beinj* have been trHiis|)ortcU to bibcria during the past ten years. No fewer than 4.‘10,000 volumes of fiction have Itcen published iu London during the past year. Tlie iMdiceof Pliiladelphin report that 250 street hunjss are brokcu daily in that city, mainly by boys. Woman butfrage Leagues are to be es-tablishwl In every city and town in ^assa-chusettH by the btate 'Committee. Springlie'd, )Ins8., has risen against the milk dealers uud subscrilicd $1,200 of the |’JO,000 remiired to buy 1,000 cows for co-operative milk distribution. Lieutenant tlreely’s brother, who lives in Newburyimrt, Mass., is now in Washington. He is anxious to iMrti particulars of the pro|to8cd Greely relief exiiedition. The oldest prelate of tlie Cliurch of England is the Ilight Hevcrciid Itiebard Durn-ford. Tlishop of i’hicliesler, aged eighty-ono; and tin* vouiipest, llislin)) Wilherforce, of NewfBbtk‘-on-Tvue, aged forty-four. General I'leasonton is a familiar figure at 4ho Capital. He is Uill, * sleuder, aud atraielit as an arrow. His hair is gray, but his step is elastic, and ho is conaidered to be one of the most eiiiertalning story tellers in Washington. Not one of the six Congressmen from California was Iwrn in that State. Tulljr is a native of Tennessee. Glascock of Mississippi. Henley of IndiHiia, Rosecrans of Ohio, lludd of Wisconsin uudSumuerof Massachusetts. A biisincse firm in Toronto, Canada, Which sent a i>ostal card to a broker who was iu litigation, stating that the broker’s opiionent had attempted to extort mon^ from tbeiu by blackmail and was a low fellow, was sued for $15,000 daiiingss for libel but pleaded that the coniniuideation was privileged, aud the Jury found a verdict for them. The Wurtcmberg Minister of the Interior bas issued orders that henceforth young folks of either sex shall not be allowed to daiiee togetlier in places of public amusement. He, liowever, will relax the order ill the case of marriage portJi-s, if the origl nators of the eutertniiinient furnish tbs police wilh the “necessary moral guar antees.” Cfl|)taiii Cash, sn old sea captain, wants the fSecietaries of War and the Navy to offer u reward of $50,0()0 to any whaler who ahull rescue tiie Grcelv Arctic exploring party. He thinks tliat the n balers, who are tu start out in n short lime, would exert tiieiiiselves, if such u leward were of-fcml, to leacli Greely, and the rescue would thus l)C elfectcd prnlmltly licforu a Goteinnienl ex|>editiuii could be fitted out. The Galveston News has canvassed the Texas Lsgislature, and finds that of 28 Beiiatnrs 14 favor the nomination of Thurman fur President, 8 Mclkuiiild, S Tilden, 2 have no elioice, nnd 4 give one vote eueb to tlorrlson. Wade Hampton, Coke and Weaver. Of M merol>ers of the House, Thtiriiiuii iiiis 44, MclKinald 14, 'illden 13, Moriisoii4, Itiiynrd 3, Arlliyr 3, and llan-c<M-k, Carlisle, lleudricks and ISlalne 1 such.    • DEARER THAN LIFE. A Yuuug Ihule'H Kx|tcrience. [Atchison Ulobe.l At Kansas City two gcntlomon mil A lady boarilcil a Missotiii Pacific train, anil liKik a double scat in the roar of tlio last coacli. Tlio train, con-aistliiK of only two coaches, was specd-ilv tilled, and every sent was occupied rxeept liitlf of the one in which sat tiic lady uIkivo mentioned, .lust as tiie train was |iullin;; out of the de|>ot a dudish lookiiiK young man witliout snieliel or oilier triiveliiig R)iiieiidage entered the car and look Uio only seat left. It was not long liefure the lady, who was u tine-looking,neiilly-dressiHl [mt-iim,iN'gunlookiiigul liim,oecuiiiloually winking and smiling. The young man turned rod in tho face, and was in the act of leaving Ibe scat, when she llirew her arms about bis neck, and deelaiTd In a voice loud enough to be licaiil u block tliat lie was the only iM’iMin sliu ever loved. The two men, wlio wore seated oiipo^lle, succeeded iu caliiiiug tlie woman, and tlicu explained that slio was crnry, and being taken tu Dr. Catlett's asylum in 81. Jusopb. Tho young man iinniediatcly went into tlio iinuking car. I was a man ot 30, turned; old enough aud steady enough to know my own mind, surely. I had always prided myself upon a certain stc.adi-ncfis of purjiosc and firmness of resolution, which I called ‘‘strength of character.” I believed that I had no part nor share in the proverbial fickleness of my sex, and when my inclinations and judgment approached each other in the selection of my partner for life I never doubted but that my choice was fixed and settled once for all. She was a gentle, loving ci-eature; not so pretty as good, but endeared for her many amiable qualities to all who knew * her. Not veiy youug either. WMiat does a staid’ man of 30 want with a foolish, trifling girl. Milly was tivc-and-twenty, probably, and I thought that the west satisfactory age [lossible. • I was fui-cniau in a large factory where many girls aud women are employed. aud Milly Gi*ay was the “matron” who had charge of them. She earned a good salary. I was a prudent man, aud I am net sure but what that coirsideration had full weight with me. Not that I would have hesitated about marrying Milly anyway, but it is good, surely, for a workingman to liavc a wife wlio can bo innctically a helpmate to him. People fancied sho had a little money biid by, but I knew better. Not imt what sho could have had, having worked in the factory steadily those ten years and earned a good deal; but she had told me of the use to W'liich she Iiad put her earnings. They had gone to educate her half-sist<»r, May Ellis. “Mol lier left her to my care,” she said, ‘‘at only six years old. I am nine years her senior, and I have been lo bcr a second mother. Her beauty —she is lovely, (ieorge—bas bcim my coustaiii pleasure and jiride, and her education iias formed my one ambition and care. Until I knew you, dear,”—she nestled shyly to iny side as we w’alked along—“I liad never known a love so strong as my lox’efor May. I am sure that when you see her you will acknowledge she is something to 1)0 proud of.” I thought the little woman who had so generously devoted Jier life to this young girl w^is much more to bo admired aud valued. I drcxv her little hand—somewdiat hrow^ncd and hanlciied by its yeti-s of toil—more closely xvithiu my arms, and pressed it tenderly. ‘•I am pmud of you!” I told her. “Merc beauty or cvlucation can never for a moment hold comparison xvith natural goovluess like yours. I would not change my little, sober Miliv for the brightest beauty in the w orld!” Heaven help us t I meant it then, cvei*y wonl, and supposed that I should never change! Her soft eves brightened as I spoke. “I am glad you love me so,” -she said, “I thank God for it 1” ‘•And you Milly—^you love me as dearly As dearly.” Her tones lhrille<l with a new Intensity, her quiet features glowed .and flushed into a new and sudden loveliness. “I love you dearer than mv life 1 I am not eloquent and educate(^,Gcorge, aud—aud I think I feel too deeply to talk about it. Uuttliouglil seem to you quiut aud shy aud dull under it all, all the time my heart speaks, and it suvs, T love vuu dearer than my life!’” I was delighted with her little innocent outburst I supimscd it flattered my vanity, for 1 raallzed fully how luiicli it meant fi-om one wlio was rulbcr reticent and reserved; she liad looked so pretty, too, when her cliceks flusheil andher eyes sparkled —I liked to think that I could call this glow of la'aiity into life. “She will look so always when she is a loved and happy wife,” I thought, and I iM'gati to feel that 1 was raally aud truly in love with lier. Alas! jioorMlIlyl May Elis w as now sixteen, and had finished her time at school. Miily had talked of giving her another year, but 1 opiioHcd that earnestly. “Whall would she sacrifice me, as xvell as herself, to May ?” Aud so ilio gentle creature yielded to my wish— w hich was the yuuiig girl's also-for she wrote that her education xvas quite suflb'ieiit now to ciiubic her to get her own living aud rallevo her sister of the burden she had boruo so lung aud lovingly. “A very praper lentlineiit,” I do-clarod appt'uvingly, and some of tlio unjust prejudice which I had cou- girl cervcd against tho unconscious began tu pass away from my mind. It was settled tliat May should come home for the holidays, aud as soon*Rs she could set lire a ihiníiIoii as a guv eritcMs, Milly aud 1 should be marrictl. Alas, those holidays! bho came— the brightest, the lovellesl creature that ever my imagliiulluii had con fcivctl of, and before she had been in Time IIH« nIll'll iK'uplu initt to •iiflrr with cniil; nnw a iMittlu ul Dr. iliiU's Cutigh biriqi cures thv.>in. the liotihc one xvock 1 had learned what It was to love. Did Milly susiicrt a change In me? I coubl not tell. Grave aud quiet always, I saw no dlllcrcticc iu her, cx-ce[it that she grew (jtilctcr and mora pale, and that might l>e thy efi'cct of the close, Muiiiuicr xveather. 1 hoped so, I prlictl and csteetueil my gentle love no less, because 1 bail Icuriied to love her sUtcr morC| aud my cou- scicnco reproached me constantly with the memory of those simple tender wotxls; “I love you dearer than my life.” To have won such love and then to cast it away—oh, it xvould be villainous! No, let passion urge me as it might, I rcso'ved to be true to my obligations and my lionor. I can not tell hoxv my resolution miglit have served if May had tempted or encouraged mo to a diflerant course; but the girl gave me no hoi>e —none. She knew that I loved her, oh, I was sure of that I And I dared to think, to hojie, to fear that she loved me; some subtle intelligence passed between our hearts and souls and so informed them; but by neither of us was the knowledge confirmed by either look or word. And a change had come upon all those. Something intangible—ashatlc —a secret care, hidden, suspected, but unshared; there was a certain relief, in spite of the quick paag of loss aiid< sorrow, in tlie intelligence that May gave us suddenly one morning—she had succeeded in obtaining a position and was going away at once. No one opposed it. For a moment some recolleotion of noble women who had sacriflced themselves and their own hearts for the sake of these they loved flashed through my mind. 1 thought: “Must we two suffer to secura the peace of one ?” I put the ungenerous thought aside-ashamed of it. Why should the time and loyal heart be sacrificed to the fickle one that could not be leal and true ? And besides, it may be that Milly docs not dream of my falsehood, I thought; for I believe I had kept my secrat well. AVhatever she dreamt of or whatever she knew she made no sign. Her pale check xvhitciu'd another shade w bile May w’as R[>eaking, and her eye sliot one swift glance from the girl to me but said notbing, and it was understood that May sliould go. Tiirough the few days that remained before her departure I lix-^cd like one in a dream. To the last it seemed to me that something xvould inter]>osc to detain her; that Milly would s]>eak—would sacrifice herwlf, oven at the last, to both of us. But no—when the hour of parting came 1 realized that all such hope was vain— God forgive me I Iu tliat hour I almost hated Milly. I put the girl into tlic cars, and in that last moment heart spoke to heart. “Good-bye,” I said, scarce knoxving what I said. “God bless you, Ibvc, and pity mo I” “And help you,” she whisperad, “to do your duty I Oh, George, be goo<l to her, slie is herself so good—aud indeed she loves you—dearer than her lifer Thera was a curious smile on Miily’s pale, sad face, aud a strange light ill her eyes, as I rejoined her. “8ho is a good and noble girl,” she said, mora to herself than me, 1 thought—“and I love hei‘—ah, w4fit a xvliile—as I love you ; you will both know, some day, how well 1” That day came all too soon. Three weeks had passed since May’s departure, aud 1 had quite made up my iniud to shrink no longer from the fiilfilliiiciit of my pledge, so I asked Milly to fix upon our wedding day. Her face fiiislied crinisun first, and then turned pale, and a look of pain dawned in her eyes. “Not yet,” slie said. “Be patient a little longer yet,” andtlicnsliu prasscd licr hands upon her breast and half xvhisi>ered—“give mo only a little longer timer I did not urge her, why should I? I believed that slic saw the change in iny feelings and was pained by it. I grieved that this should be so, but xvhat could Ido? Wo were all doomed to suflfer. It was at noon-time in the factor}', tliat I asked her—partly on tlio spur of the moment, partly liecauso I could l)c spared tho hyiiocrisy of any tender passages there. I went baek to my xvork. Wo used steam, of course. To this hour I don’t know what went wrong. Hud-deiily tliera was an cxjilosiou, an awful noise, a rush, a piereiiig cry, and a wuman flung licrsclf befoiv me, throwing her dress, her hair, her a)iixin, I know not what, about my neck and face, and then 1 knew iiu more fur many hours. When I recovered cousciousness 1 fouiiil myself uninjured, save by the shock, but Milly—my poor, geiieraus, wronged love—Milly wa» dying. 8ho liad thrown liorself beloraiiie, sercciiiiig mo from the smoke uud steam. Hlio was bruiseil, frusbed, scalded almost past rccogiiitioii, only the gentle eyes, full of mingled agony and love, looked up into my face, iiii-ciiunged. “Don’t cry,” «be wIilsiM'rad, as I knelt beside her bed in all the iiilsery uf remorse and helt-reiiroaeli. “It l^ hO mueli better tbiis. I am m> glad to liave It thus, dear. It’s unly life Ibal I am losing now. Hud 1 lived longer 1 sliuulil luivu lost you, and I luved you dearer (liaii iny lifb.’' Maj' bad been sent for. It wa^ mldiiigbt era sho arrived, and Mill) wuK xiiikiiig fast. 8lie brigbteiieii at tho sight of llie weeping girl, tbougb. “No ieara, ’ she said. “I meant to give you to caeli oilier by himI by, ii" MMiii as 1 could conquer my own iieiirt. I knew you loved, but tliat yon wcra guod and true tu me. But 1 should have been unhappy, I confess, and it is much better now. Think of me sometimes xvhen I am gone. I die happily—liapiiily for your sake, whom I loved dearer than my life.” - - Her faint voice ceased, her sweet eyes closed. Her pain and grief were over. My little, gentle, generous love had passed from earth to heaven. Years passed ere May and I forgot that mournful hour, and xvhen at last we married, as was Milly’s wish, a shade of fond regret was cast, even on our wedded happiness, by the memory of the devoted, tender girl wlio had loved me so much dearer than her life.—[English Magazine. A Letter from Washington. [Leienre Hour.] The following letter is ukca from an old Edinburgh Evening Courant, dated September 9,1786. It was addressed “to a gcHtleman in Dublia,” whose name is not given: '■Sir—For the hoaar yau have dame me iu calling x*»ur aaly child by my aaaie, aad lliat, too, you add, when Ü1C issue af the Aotericaa struggle stead suspended, I pray yau to accept wy best acknawledgineate; my thanks are alsa dve far yaur pa-litciicss in sending me a piece af linea ef your staple mannftictura; and I am particularly indebted ta you far the favarablc ’wishes and flattering expressions of your letter ta me af the 4th of August last. “Your country has my best wishes for the fullest fruition of everything that is interasting to the rights of mankind; and you, sir, that you may be a princii»al siiarer of tlicin. “Being your most obedient, veiy humble servant, [Signed]    G.    Washington. “Mount Vernon, March 10,178C.” Ill the same old iiewspa[K*r we find tlic following reiiiarks u[)on Amcri-ican aflairs. The writer would be somewhat astonished if he could iioxv beiiold lliat empire beyond the Atlantic concerning whose prospects his anticipations have proved as uiifouiided as ills language xvas uiigraiiiinalical. “The aifairs of America arc still involved in obscurity. Little [lornia-nciicyean bcexiiected to their present divided form of goveniincnt, and unless they again become colonial possessions to some Power, the estabiieh-nient of an empire must be'the work of ages. The late edict passed iu Virginia ralalive to religion shows that they have already trespassed in their Constitution, as originally imb-lislicd,on the peace; and the publication of Unitarian forms of worship in Massachusetts intimates the prevalence of a party iu matters of religion. The raniittaiiece, however, to this country of mouey have been considerable.” Barnum’s Money G«c* lo Burmese Templm [London Daily Ncwi.] ’ The Indian papers slato that the deed of sale of the white elephant purchased by Mr. Bariium of the Burmese recites that the vendors are induced to part with it by the need of money for the rajiair of their temples and pagiKlas, and stipulates for the aooil treatment of the sacred animal. When shiiipcd in Marc!i or April it is said that elephants sulFer little, but the white elepliant was leaving at a dangerous time, since it must reach Euroiie in tlic dead of winter. The Great and the Small. BT PHlLLir BCHROrCUS 8IBÜ.N0. There 18 no uiiini|>nrtiiiit thinx. No lilllo tliiiiic in Ili'Aren'i |>lnn; Event* cslrcnied the *iiinllci>t, bring Ttiu greatuat weal aud woe to man. Tlie deed* we do in nolitmle. And diH'iii tliey there lieain and end. Endure, nnd wo'rli fur ill or uoimI— An Influence o’er the world extend. Yen, more, cneli rnrele*n llioucht we think— The tliouslit that qiilrklv runie* nnd In Hoine fluu-wnnighi iiiy»terlon* link Within a ciiulii GutI only knuw*. One «rt «ffeet* all other »<di; One life doth ev«-ry other inuld; A* every utoni initdo attrnetit All other atom*, wo are told. Tho breeze »o faint we eenrcolv fool TlioKll|{lile'*t nioveineiit in tlie air, Doth •iU'iitly nnd aoftly rtcnl, Traiufuriuiug nature every wlicro. And net* that inrmory aoon o*cn)ie, So weak tln*ir lin|>rciwnn tho nilud, Do uri-n'tli' and eiirely »ha|M> Tho deatlulc* uf all luaiikind. UP AND DOWN. Brilliant Frenchmen of the Empire Who Collapsetl. [New Orleans Picayune.] Sadness overwhelms one as memory recalls the tale of the persons who figured most brilliantly in the day of the empire. Napoleon III.’s death is familiar. You have present his sou’s fate. Duke de Persigy fell into a rapid decline tho hour'the last gun was fired at Sedan; Barocho died broken-hearted, disconsolate for the loss of his eldest son, killed at Bour-gct, and for the ruin of tho empire; Canrobert still lives, but his mind is ever drowned fatliouis deep in the green poison, absiiitlic; one of the most hrillinnt chamberlains (his name I caa not iruniediateJy recall) blew out his brains #n hearing a warrant for his arrest as a felon was about t# be served; De- Morny went •ut bcfera tbe last #f life’s meridian, exhausted by lieeatiausaess; AcJiille FouMi was found dead iu bed, pei-eoned by nicetine; his eldest son, an reaching his inaterity, came into pos-sessien ef $3,000,669, s« well invested they yielded him ware than $180,006 a year, principal and interest have l«ag since melted inta thin air; master M in the lunatic asyhini; Fould’s right liand man and contldeiitial scc-irtary in all his rinblic ofiiccs was Mens. Pelletier; Foiild knew no secret hidden from Pelletier; soon after tho cinpira fell, it became iiccctu*arv to put Pelletiw in a mad house, and to give him tlic most uneducated nurses to be bad, for his frenzy lay in telling all the secrets be knew; ignorance heard bis drivel and found it Greek; had it reached educated ears, families and grave interests had been coinpro-iiiised. Dr. Uainpbell, tlic favorite physician of the Empress, as soouas the ein|)ire fell, became—which ?i<liotor lunatic? Very few iieoplc knew, for the last days of his life are shrouded in im-{MMietrablo mystery; liis i»aitner, Sir Joseph Ollille, was killed by the same shaft which was fatal lo the Duke d« Morny; they had bccu intimate triemls; he was U»** Duke’s [ihysiciaii; they were partners in many sjiecula-tioHS, wliich became worthless by that death, for French physicians hated him because of his great success, so Ollifle, though the very pictuio of licalth. langnislicd and died w hile still in life’s meridian. Bciilc, whose wish (aud ho was most ambitious) was gratified as soon as formed, buried ills dagger in his heart. Provost Paradol, equally lucky, drove a pistol shot through liis breast: and now tlie secret, wliicli has for four months been carefully kept, lias liccomc public. Moiis. Boubcr lias fallen into idiocy. Tlie first symptoms appeared last August, when ho was at his country retreat at Pointet. Bouhcr is three score and ten ‘years old. lie who has been wounded by seventy new yeara’ days (they, like ilie houre, wbicb,actx)rdiug to the legend on a Spanish sun dial, all wound, the last slai s), is dreadfully lacerated, and life's tide, often invisible current from nerve as ruddy slreain from vein, ebbs tbruugli every gash. Add the terrible hours be told o’er during the German war, when assailed by a mob and lodgctl in Bolognc jail, when Napoleon HI. dieii, when the ImiMirial J'riiicc perished, these hours antedated years must cruelly. He has come up to Paris to bo nearer professional skill, tliougli the faculty confess iiiqiotencc, for the disease is general brei.klng up uf the constitution. perseverance. He had a terrible time of it, however, and there was but little of (ireclcy left xvbcn be was i>er-suaded to go to a part of the vessel xvhcrc there xvas less motion. Wc published a daily paper on that voyage. Besides Greeley there xvcro .fudgo James T. Brad}*, Judge Aslibcl Smith, of Texas, Judge Cbas. P. Daly, and a lialf-do/.cn other noted men among the passengcra, and we bad a most enjoyable time. For one thing, I know there W'as an in-dictinont found against Uaptain Comstock for conspiring to have an easterly wind, ami Greeley di.siinguishe<l himself as an advocate for the pios-ceulion in the mock trial tb.at followed. I was one of the witnesses and had to apviear in character as Brother Jonutiiaii, and I borroxvcd Mr. Greeley’s historic white coat as a ])art of my makeup. He sent me to Ills stateroom for it. and I found iu the pockets from 200 to 300 business cards. It had been his custom for years, I supimse, whenever any one Mve or sent him a caixl to put it in Ids pocket, and when I emptied them out ou the table I remember they made a trcnicndotis pile. His jiockets were large, and I don’t «up[>o8c that he ever realized that ho had these cai*ds iu them.” Hniiiuii Nature. [l*liilnc|«-l|)hia i'all.l A great many i*coplc who wnuUlii't dc-Ubcrntoly uit down and pluy ciirilH on Hun-(luy will liiing-on to n Sutnrday ni^ht game niitil thoy won't need a laniern tu light tbi-in home. Pure CfHl Liver OH, made from selected liver* on tho acu nhorc, liy (’nswcll, Ilii/Hiti A <’o., New York. It I’m ulwolntcly pure nnd »w**rt. ruticnt* who hnvo oiife taken It prefer it to hII other*. riiyHleinii* hnve decided it Buperior to any of the uihcr uUh in market. Chnpiied hand*, fnee, idinplcs iind rmufh ualng Jnnl|K*r akin cured by iimde l»y Caawcll, York. Hazuril A Tiir Co., New- A strange freak of nature for tin-season is a Iliac buah lii full hlooiii in ilicynixl of Aiishuni BinUall, F-»!., on ('ourt street, in llhigliain|doii.—[F.v- ______ __________ . linngc. It make» u» blush lo read a ' to ./[ve ball, and 1 kcnl up the lilao that.—[Uicbiiiuiidvillu Plm-nlx.' AngoBtura lllttcrB, the norld-rcnowned ................ npjs'li/er and Invlguriitor, linpurls i» do. jV"'/"! '/! '' ^ helon* llttvor lo all drink* and cure* dx- ¡ ) “I    V Iteniiniitivnt^PH oi' Greeley. [Moic* 8. Ikiacli in N*w York World. | “Mr. Greeley I remember very well, of cour.sc, but I never think of liiiii without the picture coming to my mind of seeing him carrying his son across tho street in nimbly weather. Ho idolized tills boy, and could never ivalize that lie liud outgrown his infancy. He could not boar to liave him ox [tosed iu any way, and, ultbongli tlio boy, wlicn I used to SCO bim with,ills father, was twelve or tliirlccii years old and very large for Ids age—nearly if not <(tiilo as large as bis latlicr—if the street was at all muddy old (¡rcclcy would take bill! up ill his uniis and carry bim acros.s ;tiiid 1 can see bim now,tho boy’s long legs rcacbiiig nearly to the ground, forming the most comic [>io-Inrc imaginunle. Greeley always wrote standing at bis desk, and his nniniiseript was so abominable that but few [M'ople could dccinlicr If. 1 wrote to liini once to ask what be tliongbt of our cbanci’s in a pending city clectiuii win'll Fernando Wood was running for .Mayor, and bis reply was: *1 SCO iiotblng ahead but a Waterloo dcleal.’ TInil was all of Ills rc[ily, blit it took me nearly an liour tu read it. 1 know in connection wilb I Id* tliat I u))cin'd out red hot on Fcr-nundo the next day, and in^ bad n)c arrested and taken before the I’oliec .liistlce, who tried to settle matters and gel inetu [iroinise an apology, Imt I naiil 1 itidn’t come for tliat; 1 canio -    . ilkld against .Mr. W'ood. “Mr. Grcelev am! I were passenger* logelber ill the steunier Hallie with 1 think this was New Chinese War Ships. [Berlin Dispatch to I»ndon Time*.] Another irou-clad corvette, built for the Chinese Government, has just been launched at Kiel, though with less [>omp aud circuuistaucc tliau attended the baptism of its sister vessels at Stettin. The new warship, which is tlic second of llic kind that has been built at Kiel (three, I think, have been constructed at Stettin) rejoices in the name of the Nan Sliuin, or “Blessing of tlie Soulli,” as its twin si.stcr from the same slocks is called the Nan Tldn, or “Ornament of tlui South.” Its water-line length is 77 meters (total ditto being 81), its greatest braadtli 11.5 meters. dc[)tJi of bold 7.125, dis-lilaccmcut 2,200 ton*, and draught 5.5 meters. The sliip in all its parts has been made of (jlerniaii steel, according to tho rules of tlio (ierman Lloyd’s, rigged as a bark, ami armed wilb two Annslrong guns of 21 centimetre and eight of 12 eeiitiiiictro calibre. It is also provided xvitli several mitrailleuses to xvard off toiqa'do boats, while oil deck it carries eight boats, including one torpedo boat and two launches driven by two horizontal comjioiiiid engines. It has an iiidi-catctl horse [Kiwer of 2,400, ami is ex-pectetl to make from 14j;¿ to 15 knots, llofli the “Blessing” and tlic “Ornament of the South” must he completely ready before tlic middle of March, t’hougli wliat is to be done with tliern and their Stettin sisters after that Heaven only knows. By sonic it is shrewdly suspected that in the matter of iroii-clads the Cliinesc Govcru-meiit is like the bale okl lady wlio had an iiisiqierablc weakness for bargains of all kinds, ami could not resist the purchase even of a wooden leg if she got it cheap. Hancock ami His P.mnds. [St. Ix)UÍ8 l*08t-I>i*pntch.] A tall, [HH'tly gentleman, with a soldierly bearing and a haml*onic face, adorned by a mustache uud a small bunch of wliiskers iu the center of his lower lip, onbned the Soutbeni about 10 o’clock this nioriiiiigand otartcd up the grand staircase. It wa* easy to recognize ill the face ami figure the last Democratic camllduto Ibr the I'rcsideiicy, and tlic bamlsuiiicst man ill the army, Major (icneral Wiiifieltl 8cott Hancock. (icneral Hancm*k, altliongli [lorlly in figure, is not by any means the fleshy man some of bis cnmi)uign iiortruits would indicate him to be, and the ra|H)rfer referrctl to tlic fact. Tlie (icneral ic^ilicd, “Ob, yes; tliut Is easily cxiiluuied. Tlie Bcinibllcan portraii.s of me, such as a[»pcarcd in many of the illustrated i)ai)crs, inado me out a monster, buttlie Dcniocrutie [(ortralts were better. It hapiN'iied Uiis way ; I bad bad no pictures taken for .a lung time exeejtt ill grtiups, and before I wa* nomiiiHtetl I was a*ked to have a [ilc-turc taken, but 1 iiegleetetl to do so. After the noininatiun I didn’t like to riisli right olf to a [Jiotogrupber, and tbedeinand for a j)ictniv was so great that tlio i»a[)crs si'i/.etl on the first one they could find. So two of llieni went out, one re|»resenling mo as a great tleal fitisbier tliuii 1 really am.” At pre.Hcnl the (ieiieral, altboiigb u |>eciiliar donbb* eliiii iiiaki's him a[>-pear very llesliy, has a fine and only comfortably full figure, llesaitl that bn bad started to call on General Sliernian, but Inul beiinl lie was in Washington, nnd would call on bini when lie retnrnetl, wlilcli ho e.\i»ectcd be woulil do to-im»rrow. iM P»lu, dlarrhn'ii, fuvur biiU u»iie. Try ti, i April, 1851, and I know that he un-liut U'ware of eonnterf«li*. A*k joiirKn»-ilci'took to curry out a [lel sclicme of or your (IruifKlat for the xeimltio Auiti**-; [,1s u* to a leinctlv for scuslckiiess bv tur*,_munufaelurtxl by Dr. J. U. Ü. Hegcit    «t the *’lcrii of the vcmcÍ, and lie riiick to it with a great deal of A 8UDB. A I'Yat^tnred Aabbath. BT DICK RTCZLK. “Gimme that fcun!’’ the. ohl man cried To hi* son. a rpriahtlv iin-hin; “It’s Siiiiila)'. yes, but I’ll h.vvc the hide Uf that coon if it costs a churchin’.” “O, father, stay.’’ the ronthlet plead, ‘•IleineinUT to-day Is Sundu\: Call not down venaesnee on my head; W uit, father, and shoot It Uo'nday.” “Gimme that gun!” The man wo* stern. “And gimme no more palaver: You arc young in years, and lia<i )>ctter leant When a coon's in sight I’ll have her.” The yonth p&«*e<l over the hesvr gun— A gun wfiich hintsclf lu-id loatfcd, Like « bold, l>ad, unregenerate son. liy the spirit of mischief goaded. An onnee of powder and three of shot He h.'«4l «luiii|ied in the carbine's muzzle. And gloau'd over hi* hellish plot Like a «liiid with a Chineew puzzle. Then he hied ew*y to a safe retreat 'Neath a sUinc wall's fri.-udly c<iver; “I'll wait awhile,’’ did thelad'repcat, “Till the din of battle’* over.” Then c*me a bnrst of thnnder sound; 'The old man—w here was he* CiirUxi like a »qunsh vine on the groun*!. While the coon skipped up »tree. “O, father, father!’’ the voothlet cried, “Keiiiemlter to-day is Sunday!” “Ton l»et; but I’ll tan j-otir tender hide From now till the «lawn of Monday.” CURRENT FUN. Fit cry tv here. If oiiy Invalid or sick iuthoii lia* tlio least doubt of the power and clUt-io-} of llnp Itittors to cine tliein, tiu y •‘an Iind east s exactly like their own. In their own m i;;n* Inuho 'd, with pro.if [Mmltivt) tha' the) can 1)0 easily and i)eiinanenliy enri'il at a ti Iding ciiHt or uak your drug;ii!>t or ph}-Biclaii. tiUKI NWiril, rel'iuaiv II, 1880. Hop IliiTKiiNt o. -Sii*! 1 vvu* given up by the doelois to tlie of sertiful.t eoosoui|)-tlon. Two bottles of vmir Hiltir* cored mu.    I.KKOY    UltKWKII. Jolin A. Logan tlm-t not llko to floc ilar.k boiNc* in June. A woman scblom xvrites her will. There is so much of it she can’t.—[Oil City Blizzaril. The mail who hath no music in his soul—Tlie chap xvlio xvears rubber boots.—[New York Journal. At this season of the ye.ir yon never hear of elcpbaiits killing tbcir kcci)-ers.—[New Orlcan.s I’icayune. There is a (lifl’crence between the Ups of a young man anti the lip.s of a young laily—but sonietiines it is a miglity sinall one.—Detroit Post. “WJion in sofdety, never talk of yourself,” is the injnnction of an aii-tiiority on cti(|uette. People in society never Jo—they run down other people.—[Pliila(lol[)bia Call. “A fanner’s wife" wants to know if wo can reeonirnentl any thing to Jest roy the “common grub.” NVe guess tho next trauq) tliat oomes along eoulJ oblige you, if the family cau^ stand your cooking.—[Buríington Fren Press. “You are the most stiick-up chap I ex'er saw,” reinarketl a young laJy to a youth whom she met at a taffy pull, to which he retortcJ: “And you are just as sw'cet as you arc candictl.” Another leap year horror! — [New York Journal. No, dear children, the man who goes about setting fires i*n’t ashamed of his enlling. If lie were he would use matches. The inseiidiary always does ids work with a torch. It must be awfully iiicoiiveiiient, but the iii-cendiury i.s a conservativo diap.— [Boston Transcript. A young gill’s name can not be nientioiied too seldoni in tho newspa-[M'l-s. In fact, twice in a lifetime is often enough and one of them should be a funeral notice.—[The Bread Winners. Tlic young girl wIiokc funerHl notice should a|)[M'ar during bcr lifetime woultl dwell in a town whera they bad very euter|>rising iicwspa-[)crs.—{ Búllalo Courier. Ill July and August last year each United States Seualor coiisunietl a ton and a lialf of iee. Altogcllier txvo Iiundrcd tliousand [louiids were usctl u[). Wlien the next polar ex[)e<iition is organized the crew *hoiild Ihj tlraft-ed from the Uiiitetl States Senate. It would not only save the conntry a bandsoiiic sum of inoiioy, but wo sboubl very soon have *iii o[>eii [)olar sea.—[Bt)ston Traii*cript. Among Patti's lialf-inillioii dollars’ wortb of diamonds are many that came from the crownetl heads, throo kings and two queens being aiuoii*; the donors. There Is a man in Chi-eago, wlio usetl to wear diamonds, wlio is now wearing plain jewelry, owing to his liaving tlirce kings ainl two qiieeiH mixed u[) in tlie atfair. The otiier niiin held three aces and » pair of jacks.-[Pcek’f Sun. All G;»eii Wliiier. [Pliiliiilt'ipiiiii i ttll.l “See here, sir, Mr. Voiuior,” cx-cluiiiied an Irate citizen, “didn't you prediet an o[K'Ii winter ?’’ “I—I—yes I did,” niiswored Mr. Veunor, pulling liiiiiM'If out of a *iiovv bank and vainly striving to kee|) bis leelli from cbulterilig tbeiilselves out of Ills lieiid. “So I lliought,” re.siinied the indignant eilizeii, "and, relying on your |)ri'dietion*, I neglected an «q)[M)r-tiinlly to buy two iww stoves, a roll of fiannel aud a do/eii blankets at a big bargiiiii. Now the things nro costing me four time* a* mueh,’’ ami ho tilled Mr. Vciinor back Into tho snow bank. “My predletl*)!! wa* all—all right, iny dear »ir,’’ Insisted Mr. Veiiiior, regaining bl* feet, “ami you iiiu*t not blame me If you mi-inu rpii’ted It.” “Imbed! How tliil 1 iiiislntciprel It, pray ?” “It is HÍni[)lo enough; I [)iedietcU an otH'ii vvinter, didiil 1 ?’’ “Yes.” “Well,every day or two the wlntei skies open and let duu ii ait ava-lam'be.” W«>lU' IlcaUlt Ui'iiuuvr oui'u* D.'sis'pii.x, Im pukuvo. The only known *|i«eille |-vni<sly ft)l .'l.iK'lilie UlB iB Ntiuarilau Nerviue.

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