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Cincinnati Weekly Times (Newspaper) - November 6, 1884, Cincinnati, Ohio Mmm Vol. XLI. ISo. 44.OIIVOIIVIVJLXI, THrJRSI>A.Y, TVOVEMBER 0, 1884. Ijl Fer Yea-r* A Trae Bearr. Th« int time tliHt he nld **I love Toa. «leto’,” I I oald not tnke ir, tnnrh it with • fiwagbt. Uu wan nty idol, and my king of men. How»honid he aay that he could atoopto thia, To me, wlK> was oontr-at to cloap hia feet And homage »>ay to him who knew ao matef There wua no lilting mate in all the world For him who stood with men pecrleea, apart. The next time that he said **I love yon. dear,” I bohter g>>aar, and searcheo hU faoa. hia aoiiL A torrent swept my being into naught. Ann I was his, and he was still the same. ore; lilU o 1 saw the sea; 1 looked, there wi>s no soor I saw the itenduluro ofde-itiny Swing thro* the petty snures of woman’s wUl. His Hps were close: What matter sea or shore? Anu all times now I say it o’er and o’er: "Dear, do you lore me? Find me, 1 am lost!” 1 turn to l.ear h at aa earth turns onto light, As saints niito the table of the Lord, As the elect to judgment after dcath-Ue loves me, 1 am changed to what be wllK And be isatdl my poerloss lori, my king. —r'ilBtes-OeaMcrat. HOTK8 AMD MSW8. Flhin ebinatvare ia eomiof into iMe again. Old mahogany thiofi are quita in alyle again. The anlary of the Viceroy of India ia |12D,00e a year. The faaiiionnble bonnet in London ia named Mlorobe.” Catfish as heavy aa a man are aometimea oauebt in the Mieaiaeippi. A New Jeraey farmer la raiaing a auocesaful crop of cotton. Henaior Donald Cameron will occupy hia 'Washington bouae thia winter. During tiie last ten years Italy baa ex> pended |1U0,000,000 on mounter war vesaels. George Eliot said that half the women of England die prematurely old for want of an atm In IKe. William Sbakespere is editing a paper In Kalamazoo, Uiob., and save be has beard enough nr this rot about hie name being Franuls Bacon. Since the cholera appeared in Italy last summer to the 1st of October, when its violence abated, 19,76á cases and 0,844 deaths occurred. Dr. Cummins, of Boston, has been held Id f0,000 to answer a charge of manslaughter. in having causi'd the death of a patient Dy carelescuesH in prescribing. The statement that Dr. Sir W. Qnll, the eminent Lomlon surgeon, lately reoeived profeeaional fees of |0,000 and |7,500 for two visits, is evidence that some of bis patients also beloug to the great family of gulla. Colonel Louis de Lusignan, who died the other day at St. reicranurg, was a orcinrf olaifiiant who professed to consider bira-aeir ”King of Cyprus,” but who must now ouotent himself with the cypress over his grave. The peopb of Illlnoia are to ratify or ra-ject by their votes on the 4tti of November an act of the btate Legislature appropriating |6St,7ll for oompleting aod tnrnisbing the bute llouae and improving the grounds. An luliau Admiral has invented a shrapnel ebell tor the IdO-ton gun; at thirty yards from the cannon’s mouth it bursts, throwing forward seventy-five smaller pro-JecUiea, wbiob in turn burst, strewing in lansbape a thick shower of baile and frag-meaia with terribly deatructive efiect. Great preparatioue are being made in Deuinurk aiul Norway to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Ludvig Holberg, the r.uiei* of itae Danish stage, on Deoem* berS. Holberg was born m Beraen, in Norw ay, w here a statne of him will be un> vetleU oil hie birtbilay. He settled down, however, iii Copenhagen, where he studied and took his degree. He was a post, dramatist, hlaiorlau and philosopher. Great regret la felt In the aountleaaf Donegal, Down and Tyrone, Ireland, where Colonel Stewart bad larga eautes yialding S80.000 a vear rental, at hia tragical ásath In Egvpt. He was Lieutenant Colonel in ooBimaiid ol the Eleventh Uueears. He wan one of the kindest and most geuerout of men, sharing the greater portion of hie large fortune among relatives and In acta of charity, unu reserving hut a small portion tor his own uae. Sidney Herbert once said, ”Mor« wan-derful than Hr. Gladstone’s mind Is hia body.” One of hie moat astounding phvaical feats was biaseries of Midlothian apiecitea. 1 be building in which ha spoke is one of peculiarly bad aoouatio properties It WHS densely crowded, and lew apeukera could (ill it, but be eucceeded in doing eo lor nearly two hours three times sucoes-slvely, and spoke wlib Increased vigor tai-h time, huch a task Mrformed by a man overw heluied w ith affairs, and now withiu a lew weeks of seventy4va, la a feat of w bich the greatest orator of history might l>e pioud in the time of hia hlgtwst phyamal power The oUlest and moat oelebi atsd dealer In wild animals III the world, Hr. Bernhardt Kuhn, died in Kussala at the beginning of August lust, in bis seveuty.seoond year. Hr. Kolin was the first to import animals into huro|H) direct from Nubia. Quite lately he had procured a large number of ginifirs, lions, antelopes, oetriohes, Diotikeyt, An., and bad them brought to Kassafa. ' Fur eiaht months Kassala has been besieged l>y the adherenta of. the Hubdi, and, sinoe the death of Mr. Kohii, the Hudir of Taka b tabeen in great em-bHrruSi.ment what to do with all the aiiiinula. It was thought probable that thoy would be slaught«ri;d by the inbabiu antH, who were said to bain danger of Lunine.    - Catarrh is a very prevalent and exceedingly disagreeable disease, liable, If negleou-d, to develop into serious oousumption. Being a coiistltutional disease, it requires a constitutional remedy like Hood’a Sarsaparilla, which, actiug through the blood, reaches every part of the sysiciu. eflectlng a radical and permanent cure of eatarrb in even its IDoet SCI ere forms. Hade only by C. 1. Mood Co., Lowell, Maas. DEACON A’NAB’8 PRODIGAL. Tho deacon watched anxiously for bis aoii’a reply to hia letter. Ue felt sure that Alexander would reply. He judged from his own standpoint, and from his kuowlcdge of the disputatious young man. He forgot to take into account the influence of marriage, and of living in a community where men have to be careful in matters of contradiction. He was ignorant of many circumstances in his son’s life which made this letter of less importance to him than it was to the onely, anxious souder of it. He was sorry at its toue, and he said to his wife: “ I have been a little premature. Scotchmen have long memories for an offense as well as for a kindness. I will wait a year and write again.” But a year passed aud he did not write; two and three years, and then he began to think he could hai'dly write again nuleaa his father requestcii it He might be snspected, if he did, of mercenary motives. He had better let thing's alone. So vear after year passed away, and the silence was unbroken. In the meantime a great ehan^ had taken place in the deacon; but it bad been so gradual that his oldest ftiends rather thought their estimate of him had been wrang Uinn that his character had alterad. **Uo is hard when yon first know him, but he mellows as your friendship grows,” said McLaurin, who had been a familiar friend for forty years. But it was something mora than the mellowing of time. As drops of water will wear away granite, so the preaching of Dominic Frazer had told upon tho deacon’s spiritual natura. Thera had indeed been times when ho had seriously disapproved him, when he had even tearod he was listening to something veiw like Aniiinianism, but through it all very lew Sabbaths when the words of Jesus had not found his soul, even in its most secret places. In the ninth year of his son’s absence he began to ronieniber him very tenderly and to find exeuscs for him. “He was very young, and he had my aiii high temper and quick tongue. 1 keu weell hue a guiqiowdery temper, and the laddie was like a flash o’ fire; in the vera nature o’ things mischief would come. 1 wish I kcnt where he is at a’. Purba])S I ought I mean, perhaps it would be kind like to look after him. I wouldna like to meet his mother in another warld if I had failed in mercy to the lad. Whatever way can I make it up wi’ him.” It was in a mood of this kind ho wAnt. tá\ r.hiii'frli one moriiúuf- 11 in Uioughts wanderad a great <1^1 until they fitted into the words which the dominie was raading—the words in which the wise woman of Tckoah urged David to bring back his banished sun Absalom. He jiointed out the ira|)orfectiou of David’s forgiveness, in that, though ho brought him back, he suffered him not to see his flice. Then he turned to the father of tho newer dispensation, limned in Cliristlike colors, running to meet his prpdigal when afar off, taking him to nis breast with kisses of forgiveness, calling together his friends to rajoice with him over the sou that was lost aud fouud. Wheu the deacon left the church it was with one fixed purpose—to go and find his son. “And you’ll do right, deacon,” said the dominie. “You are hale and vigorous, and neediia fear the travel. You hae pleuty o’ siller to go to tho lad; maybe he hasiia a bawbee to come to you. He mav hae fallen very low— hae you thought of that?” “Ay, have I. If 1 can find him, however low ho*-Las fallen. I’ll lift him np and gie him a sou’s portion in a’ things.” “If that ia the spirit you are in go yonr ways, deacon, and the Lord go with you. W'here to first ?” “He wrote me a letter frae a town on the Gulf o’ Mexico in Texas; but I hae written tw'ice to that plucc and sot no answer back, for 1 bid him leave it on pain o’ my displeasure, and he’ll hao ganc, but whichever way is niair than I can tell.” In a month the deacon was in Kow Orleans, and from tliera he went to Corpus Christ!; but since Alexander McNab had lived there it had been visited by an epidemic of yellow fever, and the population had been a constantly shifting one. No one remembered him. “I’ll go up to the seat of government,” he said to himself; “where thera is law-making thera’ll bo lawyers. Maybe I’ll find Uie lad among them.” So ho bought a horse and bnggy aud went leisuraly through the country. It was in the first week in June, and he was lost in amazement and delight. There was a pomp and glory in the sunshine and flowers which he never dreamed of; aud as ho rode through miles of blowing grasses and naw the countless herds of cattle aud felt all the lonely beautv and peace sank into his soui, he said rapturous-Iv, “Here one kens that the earth is the Lbrd’s.” The highly oxygenized atmosphere ctto him a feeling of exhilaration ; he found himself singing lines of hia favorite hymns or snatches of such autiiorizcd songs aa “Aulu Lang Syne,” or “Scots who hao wi’ Wallace’bled.” But tho strange han Si ness in hia heart he put entirely own to the credit of his conscience. “It’s a gran’ thing,” he thought ‘To I din be ou an enand o’ mercy. wonder now there are sae many philanthropists.” However, on tlie fourth day he left the open prairies and got into the pine woods. The heat incraased, unknown insects troubled him, he saw huge snakes gliding away into the nndcr-bnish, there were strange sounds all around, and a sense of awful solemnity came over him. He was alone with God in the thick woods, and he feared Him as he had never done before. All day long the prayer of contrition and adoration was on his lips. Toward the gloaming he was ae-iighted to reach the prairie again aud to meet two travelers. “Good nijrht, stranger.” “Gudo night to baith o’ you. Ken yon whar I can get a bite and a sup knd a night’s lodging ?” “Yes, sir—straight ahead. You’ll come to the jedge’s in half an hour. They are right smart folks, and you’d best liglit thera for to-night, I reckon.” “Thank you, gentlemen. Gude night.” He rode on very anxiously. The snn was sinking fast, and an inexpressible solltnde was aronnd him. One lonely, silent bird flying hastily to its covert gave a still eerier tecling to the hour and scene. Suddenly he heard the joyt’jl laughter of children at play. He quickened his pace,' ronndt^ a clump of trees, and tti3ii saw a white house spiuading itself beneath them. Some children, black and white, came running to the little gate to meet him. “Well, bairns, is the Judge at liome ?” “No DTIt m» 4-,” -aaidjL JiUI^ lad about six years old. “Goki Tire house, sir; Jim and I will take your buggy.” He let them take it very gladly, and went to the house. A pretty little woman met him on tho piazza. She iieodcil no explanations. He was a stranger wanting food aud shelter, aud she gave them with a charming courtesy that at once put tho Deacon at ease. “I am sorry my husband is away,” she said, with pardonable wifely pride, “but he is a nicraber .of the Legislature, and it is now in session.”. Then the children came back, and the deacon took to them wonderfully. Children were a new form of humanity to him; he knew nothing about th'un. But there was an independence aud good fcHowsiiip about the little lail, as he told him all about his animals ami his adventures, that quite delighted the old man. After a little they went to bed in tlie next room, and he heard them saying their prayers to tkeir mother. “Go«l bless grandnapal” How the WUrilB siuvtt^ liliUf lio • vous and restless that when tho baby lisiHHl out the same petition he could no longer sit still. Ue walked to the window, where there was a tabic and a lamp and some newspajiers. Then he uoticctf a large bible, and he drew it toward liiiii. Almost unconsciously he turned to the family register. “Alexander McNab,’ born in Glasgow, Marah 29.18—,” was the first name he saw. lie made no outcry; he never moved. His eyes were riveted upon the words and unoii tliose that followed: ‘*Mary Baylor, born in Galveston, Janet McNab, David McNab, Mary McNab, Margaret 31uNab, Peter McNab.” On the opposite page the “death of Janet McNab, aged ten months.” He had objected to her bearing her grandmother’s uaino, and she was in Heaven with her. Ho oiiened the door softly and went out on the piazxa. God had led him to his sou’s house, and ho had eaten at his sou’s table and had not known it. Hia emotions were iuoommunicable, even to the heavenly Father. He sat as still in his joy as he had often done ill his grief aud oiiened not his mouth, because he was so sure that God had done it. After a little Alexander’s wife came and sat down beside him, and he encouraged her to talk of her husband and his prospects. She, at least, no-licvcd in him aubliuicly. He was the beat and greatest man in Texas—she had not a doubt about it Peter could have smiled if he had not been so full ot thought Finally he askoil her if her husband was born in Texas.. “Oh, no!” she answered, IVaiiklv, “he was born in Glasgow, a town In Scotland. 1 8up|K)9e you know tho city, for you talk like a Scotchman.” “I hao many friends and business connections there, ma'am.” She hesitated a few moments and then asked : “Did you ever know or hear tell of Mr. Potor McNab ? He is a lawyer.” “I may say I ken him vera weel. I dinna think much o’ him either, ma’am. He’s a hard auld man.” “He is my hiishaiid’s father, so you must not say so hero. His son thinks very higlily of him, and perhaps you may ho inistakcn. In business men, even kind men, are often obliged to be hard.” Then she turned the conversation, and tho deacon was glad of it He did not sloop much, and the next morning was on the road to Austin at daybreak, lie reached there in the afternoon, and went to Smith’s Hotel. A tew words ot inquiry satisfied him. The Judge was staying there—ho would bo in from the Capitol about 5 o’clock. If the gentleman had any private business there was no use going there. The Judge was Chairman of a committ«*e, aud not apt to be on nna I the fioor iu the daytime. But Peter could not sit still. He refreshed hinaself, and tlien turned his face to the great white building standing so loftily at the head of the beautiful avenue. He soon entered its halls and gazed ujion such a body of lawmakcra as he had never dreamed of seeing, and be was wonderfully impressed both by the men and the methods. Bat he did not find his son, and after an hour’s stay he determined to go back to the hotel and wait thcVc Ibr him. As he entered it the landlord said: “The Judge is in iiis room, stranger; second door on your right hand.” He walked straight to it ami opened it. Alexander, who was asleep upon a sofa, turned his head, gazed one moment, and then leaped to his feet “Father I Mv dear, dear father 1” “Ay, ay, ray lad. I’m here." A bon-nic-like jonrney thou bast brought me, an anld man like me, too. O, Alexander I” And then the old parable whieh liMl sent tho father to seek his son was renewed in all its sweetness and tenderness, and that night tire deacon wont np to tlie Capitol leading on his son’s arm, and he was protid and happy beyond expression. ^ “You made a vera flilr speech, Alexander’’ he said as they retnrired home. It would hae been better if there had been fewer steps between your premise and your peroration, but you’ll do in time and wi’ mair practice. Ydinua much wonder your wife sets such store by you.” ‘^My wife I Have you seen Marv ?’’ “Ay, I stayed at yonv house last night. She’s no as bonnie as some women, but she’s loving and ladylike, an^ -«bat'g niair, she’s a prudent body, and can Dam.    imi    i lier tongue. So she’s no an ordiiiar’ woman at a’. And the bairns arc just the most interesting bairns I ever saw. Baith o’ the lads are a bit like me, and I would ua wonder if I’ll hae a’ the comfort out o’ little Davie 1 should hae had out o’ liis father.” Thcu Alexander smiled and pressed his father’s arm closer to bis side, for little Davie had taught him some lessons ho would have learned iu no other way. In thi*ee months the deacon was back again on the the Glasgow pavements, as brisk aud active and as full of life and business as lie had been ten vears beiora. lie went into his affairs w'ith an exactness and promptitude that rather astunisiicd tho men in whose charge tliey had been left. “You are very strict about a bawbee, Deacon,” said one ot them. “Justsac, Mr. McIntyre; but my son. Judge McNab, is conving home to take tlic busiiiesss, and no man to put up wi’ a baubee ecii yon tnai." He had always been very reticent about his son’s lou;^ absoiicc. There were none of his friends that felt at liberty to ask any questions or to make any remarks to him about his return except Bailie Scott, who was, perhaps just a little nettled at Peter’s air of satisfactiuiL “Sao vou hae found your prodigal at last, beacon,” ho ventured to say one afternoon, as they met in front of the court house. “Nae vera liaixl matter that. Bailie Scott. When a man is’a Judge o’ a District Court and a merabor o’ the Legislature and has married an cx-Goveruor's daughter, he’s no ill to find. Gudo day to yon. Bailie,” and he walked away with tlie air of one who felt that he had settled a question thoroughly. To Dominie Frazer, however, he opened his heart with all the humility of a truly grateful man. “Go<i has been better to baith o’ us than we deserve, dominie. But wo lure seen our faults and said sae, and tho future is to be for the nicuding o’ them. There is uae either thing for flesh and blood to do.” “You are building him a fine house, I hear.” ‘•Ay; when I hae coaxed the lad awa’ from his ain hamo it’s but a just tiiiua to build him anotiier. lie’ll get here by the time it is ready for him. Then i 11 hae iiiy son aud a bonnie bit daugliter-iii-Iaw aud the four braw bairns. 1 never hoped for eae much love and joy again, never. I have na the words to exjiress iny thankfulness; but Dominic, ril write you a liberal check out for the kirk debt; for you’ll ken when a man talks in gold sovereigns what he says.”-[Illustrated Weekly. A Mistaken Girl. I thonght nb« wm a lovely tight. At Uuinllly srr«ye<l ia n hlla, Wilh rutv clieekM tntlgl.inces l)riKl>t, TliiU i>innnk«i' <l»y She pLytHl cru<iiiut; Until iM'iiratta a thniir tree 1 tl(i|t)M‘i| to iv*t, which ciianc^l to bo Wluii'o in the kllciicu 1 conlil mu-, TiiHtiumiiicr liay She inuyeU criMjuut; And them alone in that iiot idnre Her uiotiier ttooil nitti eiireworn face. And Irunud a gown tit frlllt niid la< e, Tiiattnmmcr day She plsyoU croiiuvt; A gown, the very rountcrnart Of thnt chu wore wuii witching «rf And to the did not win ray hom t That «iiinntcrditv She played cro<iuct. —iHsriier’t Kszar. Carvknc a Ütiioken. [Mow York Son.1 Dumley had been atked to carve the chicken, and he was atruggUng with it. *‘Wbut aeeina to be the matter, Mr. Dumley?” aakfd tho landlady, ••hatu’t th - carving knife a cood edge?” “Yea, madam,” he replied, “but it won't bava very long.” “Kougta ou Deniitt” Tgoio Powder. Try it. Ifto.PETTY PILFERING, How So-Called Kespectable Men Crib Their CUtara. IPhiladelphia Bulletin.] “Speaking about stealing,” said a communicative cigar [dealer to a gentleman who stepped inside his store to avoid a crowd that was following a policeman who was escorting a decrepit looking thief to the station house, “if those people”—pointing to tho captive—“were the only ones shopkeepers had to contend with, there would, comparatively s^ieaking, be but little trouble. You can nearly always tell them at sight, bat the well-dressed rogue is the bothering one. Now take .a little thing like a cigar. You wouldn’t imagine any one would steal a single cigar, would you? But tliey do. I can understand what would prompt a man to steal a box of cigars, but when it oomcs down to a ringle weed it’s small burinese. ‘•It is done, though.” he aontiiined, “fteqnently. In the long ran the loss amounts to something coneidei-able, bnt you can imagine what ridicule a man wonld have to stand were he to prefer a cliarge aj^iusteach man who pockets a ci^r without paying for it, Tliese well dressed people would be virtuonsly indignant, shocked and plead innocence of any harm. ‘Such a matter of habii,’ ilicy would say, ‘to put a cigar in my jiocket, that 1 sap-pose I did it unconsciously.’ Of course they wonld always come ont alivna I» n    onill’L    IhO pettiness of the charge alone weighing in their favor. Another remedy is to kick these offendere out of the shop, and then a suit for assault and bat-tei^y would foIlotY, in which the respectable thief would always come out first liest. “Tlie easiest remedy,” he continned slowly, as he rearranged some packages of cigarettes that a customer had pushed over while reaching for his change, “is to keep a close watch on all customers, no matter how respectable they may appear, and then it they take anything they don’t pay for, cuilar them on the s;>ot. Speak to them kindly but firmly, and they will generally come to time. “Kleptomaniacs are altogether too numerous. Sometimos 1 think the disease is altogether overdone, aud I wonder why none but woaltiiy aud respectable people are aflücted with Other a Inients are, as a rule, no respecter of persons, but this is an ex-•bprion. I liave an idea of my own that with many rich or ‘well-on’’ i>eo-ple, kleptomania is a handy excuse kept for use, when they are detected in acts prompted by their stinginess. Anyliow 1 have lots of regular customers, perhaps I should not say ‘lots,’ but I have a great many, who hare no more compunctions about putting a cigar in their pockets without paying for it, than they have about smoking it after they get out ot sight. The way it is done is this: A man comes In, asks for three-for-a-quartcr, two-for-aH|uarter, or soine-tliing chea])cr, as the case may be. Then ho wants another brand, and 1 turn around to get it, and he slips a cigar up bis coat sleeve, lowers his arm to the side {^kct of his coat, and the weed drops into his pocket. Tliis is very cute, and I have no doubt it works nine times out of teu. Another mau will quietly take the cigars and put them iu his vest pocket while my back is turned. These jieople always make a purchase and got out. If I have detected their roguery, I mention to them in a quiet way the next time they conic iu that they forgot to pay for so many cigars when Uicy were last in my place, and thev pay up. without a inurmer. It don t do to W rash, you know. Boys need nrelty close watching, but I can excuse a boy for being a little wrong at times. There is always a chance tor them to learn better as they grow older in the ways of tho world. But I do detest to see a man, who is contiii ually iiokiiig around picking up little tilings that don’t belong to him. It is conteiiiptibie, but what can a fellow do And tho cigar seller picked ont ciioap cigar and smothered liis wrath in sniuku. Fam«)us Bui U|(ly Women. ri.ou<lon Truth.] Three frightfully ugly women in our time took Paris by storm. They were the Princess Metternieli, Tliere-9S, and the Princess Lise Troubcts-kol, whose gcni'o was canaille sans I’eire. 8ho was iiglier young than when she had been sumo time a grand mot her, and, though chaste as snow, was capable of having invented the Onlcr of the Garter. .Her face was frankly Kalmuck, and in size she was a mere hop-o’-my-thnmb. It was ncc»‘s‘,Hry for her to strike while the iron ws** hot. The first Impression she produced was agreeable, or, as her Freiuh admirers said, cuplteux; but it wore off soon, and the after-inipression was different. She was too ro8llo8s,and apparently too anxious, to iilay a noisy and empty pai1, to please long. Tho Princess Metternieli had Hungarian originality, and was less vain than fond of pfcnsuro. Theresa was a genius. 8he wont uii iniprovi-ng as she gained experience of the world. The Count ess Castigiione, who had originality, suavHy, niutlnerie, and magnetism, had also the plastic perfection which should command most votus at beauty show. There was no dUputiiig her loveliness. The Countess iuaugn-ratcd the fashion of sleeveless bril-dresscs. As moiiesty begins where beauty ends, she cuulil see no hai'in in the innovation. DOLPHIN MEAT. Uaes »o Which It is Put—A Proflui-ble luduHtry. fCor. PhilMlelphm ProM.1 Cap* May, October 24.—After a number of weeks of enforced idleness the Porpoise Fishing Company is once more in active operation, with indications of a successful career before it. The organization was formed for the purpose of “netting” porpoises and making oil from the blubber. The new venture partook ot the nature of an experiment and was . not very suceessftil, as the cost of capturing the fish and putting the oil iu the market proved as great as the receipts. Creditors be^n to harass the concern, and, to erowii all its misfortunes, the company’s little steamer, used to transuort t)^ erews to the fishing frounas, was east npon the beach during a heavy gale. Uecent developments and discoveries have dissolved tlie troubles which beg St the new enterprise. Washington Butcher’s Sons, cf PhUa-dclphia, have been experiuieutiug with the meat of the porpoise and iiave made an important discovery calculated to make porpoise fishing a lucrative and leading industry along me snurtr. Porjioisc flesh is red, and juicy like good beef only that it Is tenderer, mure solkf and of finer grain. It is pleasant and savory to the taste, ai-tliough not coiniuonly eaten along the shore. The firm above named have discovered that wheu properly cured the meat tastes almost exactly like dried beef. Tho Press correspondent sampled the smoked porpoise meat to-day. It was a little redder than dried beef, cut easily and was delicious to the taste—much richer and pleasanter than oi^dinary dried beef. Several firms stand ready to bay all the porpoise flesh the company can supply, and they expect no difficulty iu fintl-ing oouauniers. It will be known to the trade as “dolphin meat.” It has the advantage of iiaring no bones or fat ill it, and there will be no waste in cutting. The process by which poriKiise flesh is made into “dolphin muat” ia «imply by an^oking U like beef. The average weight of a porpoise is about 350 {louuds. Its body is covered, just beueatli the skin, with a layer of fat two inches or more thick, w hilo beneath it is a mass of solid, red meat. The fishing company has hauled its steamer oif the beacti, and now ex;>ects to catch fifteen or twenty poi'iHiises every day until cold weather drives them into Southern waters. Porpoise meat will be sold mncli cheu;)er than dried beef, aud this, combined with its relative exeelleuee, will no doubt make it a lavorite dish with everybody. Two Speakers But no Hearers. rctisrlotie (M. C.) ObMrrsr.] Two prouiiuent distriot uondidates, one a Democrat and one a Kepublloaa, bad an upiKduiment to mret In joint discuMion before tlie people of Qastunia yesterday, and tbe meetirg was duly Advertised. Early yesterday morning botb speakers arrived iu tbat town, but saw no signs of a meeting, lliey waited until in tbe artemoon, and still nobody ap|ieared. 'I'bere wns not a aiugle (HiuntryniAU in town, tbe streeta were daserteii as usual, and there was not even a darky on bund, 'fbe two candidates wulted aa long as they could ataud it, tben hired a burae and buggy and drove off to some otber ioenlity. it Isn’t often that jieo* pie tire of politics, but tuey seem to have bud enough in Uastun. Eimllali Trade Murka. Mr. Edward Waters, Patent and Trade Marks offlee, 87 Bourke street, Melbourne, Australia, writes: “One of my bousebold suffered with toothache and rheuinausm and after trying uiimerous other remedies witbotii reliel, trieti Jseobs Oil. It was rubbtdcntue cueek and plugged in tbe tuuUi, and well rublMHi in for rueumatlsiu. In betii o.tses the cure was immediate suit complete, uud in ueilber ease uas me paiu returned. True biiXJii. [Now York World.] Tbe Duchess of Cuini>erlund is a true baxon woman. While riding in a st<'eple* cbuse her borse went through a bridge. 8be extrlc.iUHl Uei'Hcli’ and erled, “Give me an-other hair pin.” . ..    1    H    I Ayer’a IMis are elTeetu.il in a wide range of lilseasixi which arise I'roni dlsorUers of (he sioniuc’i and digestive org.ina. They .ue It convenient remedy to aiivaya buve ulbniid. They are sugar ooatod, easy to take, eftective to ojicrale, sure to bring relict unit eure. An Aaiumnal MwdriipU* No MMW The light and fragrant sophyr wanUm roves, When nfghi descends. Along tbe arches of the leafy groves; _ No longer bends Tho bloahing rose its fair and modest bead Tlie seohyr’s kíM to meet; Alaal tho xephvr and the roee are dead; Thus peruk all thiugs sweet. No more AsMBff tbe ricbly-tinteu antumn leavea Tbe night breeae signa; It ebaota n monnirul dirge; uoa nature grtevsi * That anmmer dkOs. The eight grows longer and the boar-firoat’s breath _ , Bogins to ebiU tbe air; Behietant nature yields again to death The Dowen that bloomed ao Mr, ^    No    mors Doth Corydon bis Pbiliisfair await Beneath Ibe mooo. Or swing witb lier unon Uie gardsa gata And sweetly spoon; For whon tbe forsat teaves begtu to turn. Apart from aUtwrwoU, wUhl • nwy alt wutata the parlor aoug and bum Tbo old man's eoal and olL —ISoaawrvUlo leumal. dTBUJCJVT WJr. A proriskmal reqoMt—“Gimnra somethin* to e«L”—[Marathon Inde-pottdenL The coal dajs are at hand. “No pay, no play”—the motto of the professional piano ponnder.—[The Jadge. Why is a cornet player like a signal service ttorm observer? One blows the notes, and the other notes the “blows.”—[Jingo. A Kassaciiufictts young Jedy has had her name ctasiijfred to Notoriety, because so many men like to court notoriety.—[ Hatchet “I am ou to your racket,” remarked a girl as she sat down ou ene of tbe players’ maul sticks at a tennis tonru-ament—Brooklyn Times. A lost female baby has been identified in Chicago as belutiging to a Boston family. 8be was identified by her eyeglasses.-[New York Graphic. jglass sometimes makes a tumbler.” remarked the chap who found that a single drink of applejack twisted hid legs in a bow knot [N. y. Journal. Not like other girls, but liked by the other girls—Carrie Mcl. If a man is a little gauiit does it signify that lie is a gauuUei? Before Hm wed-dlug—Wooed aud won. Five yean after—Wooden one.—[N. Y. Journal. “Iletorophemy” is the doe nsaie coined by Richard Grant White. It means saying or writing one thing wheu you are thinking of another. It is a habit hugely ^Itieal editorial writers.—{Marathon Independent. When a woman becomes so absent minded as to forget to hold her hand so that the light will fall upon her diamond ring it is safest fbr her husband to give her a wide birth. She is doing some dangerous thinkhif.— [Fall River Advance. It is the opinion of an English surgeon of note that men who shave the oftenest shorten their Mves by several years. Tbe Arabs also have a belief that those who wash their faces are marked for an early tomb. Ths slouch has much to encourage him.— [Detroit Free Press. A Little Ruck man sold his cooking-stove to get money enough to take his family to the circus. When one of his friends remonstrated with him he said:    “We had no use for the stove; had nothing to eook.” “But why dhiii’t you buy something to eat with the mouev you got for ths stove ?” “Then we sKuuld hare nothing to cook it on. Don’t talk to me. I’m a philosopher.”—[Arkausaw Traveler. Wotnaa’a Face. “What rnrnitureeaa give sock a flsish to a room aa a tender woman’s faeef” asks George Elliot. Nut any. we are bappv lo anawvr, provided tbe glow of bealth tom-uero tlie tender expression. The pale, anxious. UliMNlleaa taee of tbe ooneumptlve, or tbe evklent suff -riiiga of tlM dvapapUo, Induce tuelings of sorrow and criaf on cnir Krtanffeooipel us to tell them of Dr. jrec’s “Goklen Medtcal IHsoovery,” tbe sovereign remedy for oousumption and otber dlaeaaeaofMWreepiratory systom aa well aa dvHpepria and wiber digestiva troubles, ^id everywhere. An Am<-rKuni 14«ms Abroad. ]N. T. Tribune.; There It a disposition among oertnln classes in Europe to complain ot wbat am called tbe “AmericHU ideus.^^ Wbleh ure everywhere finding foothold in the wuiid. Tne particular Ain<newu idt-a, however, wbk-'h is tbuA depreoutol is lb«i kl* it tli.u labor ia eniltu d to soiuelbing in?>re aod bck ter than tbe bar»- n‘ i í sníiíi*s wf iif". Ueuttiiiiint Albert Todd, of tbe UiiUeii Htatea Army, wbu bas wniteu a hlKlory of tbo cumpaigiia oí tbe rebellion, euv'. in tbe preluce that be bus sutn.amies bvH;n obliged to overatiite, aometiiiit «v lo uuder-aiate tbs trutb, In order to make bia meaning ulear. A eertain meaiia of happlueas meaua to ke«‘p Dr. Bull’s tuugU 8yrup in every lam-ily. 45 cuuis. Tbe potato crop bus been geuerally large exuept m Jiluine. Tho lutodle la now slangily entitled “tbe scads.” “llough on Conns” fur torna. Bunions, lie. Better ’TtmOi Diaiiiood-., And of greohvr value tbuu fine gf»hl is a great tonie and Renovator l.ke Kidney Wort. It    all    iHjisonou't    biine.irs from tbe U(nkI, (oih>ü np tb.- av-tem uud by aettng dirtíeüy on tbo ui-e,t iinisirunt organs of tbe Lh.Iv siinivlat.‘S tuein tutM>ailby action and restores b.‘Mllb. li u:ui eir-cled many marvelous cures and fur all Kidney diaenn^'s niid otiior kindred troubles It la su invaluable remedy. Parle haa cvoh..J a.t ebtU-i. nl fuaiulo phenomenon, Mila. An^eil.iue Cottin-a decided mlanomsr, ftr wbile silk Is an . v-tmae ex.itunt of eitHrUlciiy, it ia not cbai actoristio of colton. London awells have comiuenoed wearing Iba double-broHHted sack ooat agaia wbicb IS a sort of n fined uIIihhi of ib« pea jaokot. _ _ Nifhl sweaiis frver«, chdn^ wsUria. .lywwp-sia, cuivd by‘•Walla’Ueallh Beiawer.''

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