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Cincinnati Weekly Times (Newspaper) - October 30, 1884, Cincinnati, Ohio Vol. XLI. IVo. 43.CllVOIXlVX'r'I, THTJH.Sr>JLY, OCTOBER 30, 1884. Bei* Year. Two Scenpe, BT VILLI AM VINTEB. I. Hu Enelt l)«8l(1e her rHiow Id the dead wntch of the night. And ne heanl her gentle breathing, •But her face was still ami white; And on her poor, wan cheek a tear Told how the heart can weep;— And he said, *‘My love was weary— God bless her; she’a asleep!” II. He knelt beside her grave-stone In the sluuHlering autumn night, And 1)0 heanl the grasses rustle, Ami his face was thin and w hite; And thraigb his heart t!>e trcnior ran-A grief that can net weep; An«l lie said, “My love was weary— God biess her; sbe’s asleep!” ■    ^    ^    I    ■    I.    ^ VOTES AHD NEWS. An immense coUon mill Is to be erected In Waco, Texas, Opium has Inoreaaed twenty-five percent In price since the Chinese war. Dealers In Callfornln nnticipated this and are reaping u harvest of Shekels. Poet Will. M; Carletnn was recently married and bus settled in Brooklyn. Bis wife’s Cbriatiiin name is Betsy, but they are not reported a« “out” so far. An English physiciau thinks that bicycling may prove injurious if the fashion of small saddles and large wheels, involving 80 much pressure ou the perineum, be peraisted in. There is* a rumor in England that when the Princess lini>erial of Germany was in England in S)>ptcmher she paved the way for a visit of Prince Bismarck to Sandring-bnm, when he aim .Mr. Gladstone are to have au opportunity of hobnobbing. This epitaph from a New Hampshire graveyard is quoted: Here lies old Caleb Ham, By trade a bum. Whcu Caleb dyed tOc Devil eryed: “Come, Caleb, Coaie.” Baron Teiiiiyson alleges as an excuse for the delay in publishing his “Beckct” that be has boeu bored with more than one thousand poems on “Gordon in the Sou-dun,” sent to him hy puctlings all over England, with a request that be would read, revise and rclurii the productions. The Ixmdou .\liiernien have deposed from bis offiue Bai'tboloiuew Biiins, who suc-ot^ded 31arwood as city hangman. Mr. Biiiiis was drunk at one execution, was found tra\%liiig iii a railroad carriage in a class su|>erior to that lor w liicb be had a ticket, and was generally felt to be unworthy of his oñi'jiul position. Even earthquakes would appear to have ■omegood qualities for those who know and study them. In a report to the British Association, Professor Milne of Japan, the well known sesmologist, plaintively states that “the last season was a comparatively poor one, there being only Hftv-seven earth-quske shocks between Muy, 1881, and May, 1882, as compared w ith eighty which were feitdui'iiig Uie correspond I iig period of the previous year.” A new development of telegraphy has been instituted by Michela in Italy. He has constructed a machine by which signs corresponding to various sounds can be teleirruphed. Thus we have practically a telegraphic snorthund to which the name •’sieno-telegraphy” is given. Miohela’s apparatus has now been in regular usu for some period in telegraphing the debatea of the Italian Senate, and it is claimed that by this method 1U,U00 words can be transmitted iier hour. A Nevada editor says that the silver dug out of the Comstock mine wo uld load a wagon train 617 miles in length. And be concludes by exclaiming, “With this Crffiaiis-likc wealth we can defy the world.” After reading this, it is somewhak startling, to find in another eoiinnn the statemuiit that unless the delinquent sub-aeribcrs of the paper pay up proinpiiy, the editor won't be able to get out the paper any longer. “For,” he adds, "we are nearly busted now.” An luterrnplion. |llarp«r*s for November.] While Mary Anderson was playing **Inge mar” to an appreciative audience In Detroit, not long ago, they were amused by eome onoonsciuus but audible oommenU passed opon the hero by one of tbe country’s yeomen. When "Ingomar” bide farewell te "Par-(benla,” within eight of the walls of her nstive city, and disoppears toward his mountain home, out cuunti7man gave a sigh of relief, as he said, “There, he’s goueP’ But when. In response te “Par-theniii’e” pathetic *'Ingnmar! oh, lugo-marl” be sete that barbarian eome sueuk-Ing bock, a look of mingled disgust snd •stonisbment spread over His iaoe, and ho ejaculates, “Tne derued tool - has come buck again 1” Tiie pathos of that scene was wasted npon most of that audience. The Sifcniflnnnce of Ryes. I8t. Lonto Globe Democrat,] In a paper on eyee read before the late English Social Congress, it is said that very qirict eyee, whicn impress and embarrass one with their rciiose, signify nut •uly self-comninnd, but also much oompla-sencj and some conceit. Bestlees eyes that can not look one steadily in the face denote a deceitful, designing mind. Eyes lu which tbe white has'a yellowish tinge and is streaked with reddish veins indicate Strung passion and hasty temper. Ycry blue eyes btspeuk a mind inclined to coquetry. Gray ey es signify dignity, intelli-gcuce and excellent rcusoning luculties; greenish eyes, falsehood and a fondness for scandal. A malicious mind is ulten indicated by greenish eyes. Black eyes show a passionate, lively temperumcct, and Often a most ^eceltlul disposition. The Danger About Ended. [Kansas City Journal.] The regular base ball season has practi-ally closed for tbe year, and considering the tbe number of games played, tbe loss of life and limb has Men comparatively small. Ladies who wonld retain trcsbnem and vivacity, don’t fail to try “Wells’ Ueoltb US-newer.” H18 LIFE'S ONE HOLIDAY. BY LILLIAB CAMPBELL DAVIDSON. Huntingdon Wayne was lliiiTy-five, and had never yet been in love. lie had worked hard and well and had made a fortune which even he felt would enable him to marry without being recklessly imprudent, and he beg.in to think it was time to decide upon a wife who should satisfy his somewhat fastidious requirements. She must be of a stately and noble presence—AVayne had rather an idea of a fine woman ; not too young nor too emotional; Wayne was a person who hated scenes—in short, she was to be a woman made to order, and he found it more difficult to discover her than he had at first supposed. It was with a feeling of something as akltt to iailui'cashis well regulated mind ever iudulgcd in that he ordered his iKU’tmauteaii iiackcd for a fortnight's visit to Ncwton-on-Sca, and tore himself away from the fascinations ut club and office life to pay a long promised visit to his old friend. Dr. Marshall, lie had seen nolliiiic: of the Marshalls for years [>ast, tlioiigh there was a tic of old associations be-tw(!cn them, and even something of sadder intci’cst. Five years ago, when Wayne’s uncle oftcred him a berth in tlic tea business, of which he was now ihe Bead, he extended a like offer to Huntingdon’s younger brother, Jack; but Jack, always something of a hotheaded fellow, look ofteuse at some word or deed of liis cider’s, and refused the oiler. Soon after he took some [>ost ou the east coast of Africa, and went out with high hopes of the foi-lune he was to bring back and lay at Tlettv MarshaH’s b'ct. Iluuliugdon heanl of the engagement with some contmupt for the folly which possessed two young people without a penny; but when,three years later, news came of [loor Jack’s death out in Zanzibar, the litlle bride that was to have been i»assedoutoi his mind, and it was only when an invitation came for him from the JMarslialls. who were at Newion-oii-S«?a tor Hetty’s ficalth, that the thought of licr existence crossed liim again. He had not even seen her since she was a little child in jiinafores, and when lie was brought up, ou the evening he arrived, to the side of a crimson hamnuKk swung' betwcmi two tall pine trees, and introduced to a slight, pale girl, whose groat blue «ye» were raised to his with a pathetic gentleness and sweetness, a feeling such as in all his, thirty-live years of sensible life be had never before experienced shot through him with a thrill of Avondcr, and almost bewilderment. He took in his own the small, fragile, white fingers, and then laid them down almost reverently on the soft cushions amid which she lay. I suppose if any one had asked him then and there whether he bclieveii in love at first sight, he wonld have answered as contemptoiisi.v as ever; and yet, for all that, he was as deep in love as ever man yet fell at one blow. He told himself it was a pity —a pity that only grew as the days passed by, and he saw how frail and delicate á creature her grcat tiouble of two yeai^s had left her, it seemed to him it was his duty to try and atone to her for all the suflfering and loss she had nndcrgone; as if liis life ought to make up to her for Jack’s death, somehow. Strange, that duty-had nevoi- had such a zest and a pleasure in it betore. Sbe was a thing so ucw to his experience, with her pleading blue eyes, her soft little ways, and "the pathos that hung about all that she dkl and said. Wayne used to sit and watch her furtively, as if she wei-e a creature of some* unknown race. Tlireo days after that first evening and the hammock, tne ideal “fine wo-mwi” had died out of his mind, never to return, and before tiie week was over, ho had said to himself—he, the practical, cool-headed, Hiintingdou Wayne—that life without little Hetty wniild be hardly worth the living, and that he must have her for his own, or die. Pi-actical oomnion-sons-ical men often take the hardest form of the disease called love. He spoke to Dr. Marehall before the middle of the second week, and asked his consent to win Hetty. The doctor listened with a good deal of surprise, but no appearance of displeasure, and when AVayne had fiiiisbed, he grasped him heartily by the hand. . “My dear fellow,” he said with something between a smile and a sigh, “you have my heartiest consent and niy best wishes, if you can get Hetty to say‘Yes.’ You are almost a part of poor Jack, and there’s no one else I should so gladly call my son. Of coAirse it all rests with Hetty ; but I know she does not dislike yon, and you must trust to time for the rest. Iaivc such as she gave poor Jack, perhaps the same woman never gives twice over; but there’s no reason why she shouldn’t love you well and make you a good wife. The grief of two years back is passing away—it is more the physical state left ’ by the shock of that time that wears on her know. Perhaps she will never be very robust. But you will take good care of her, I’m certain.” “She shall be strong again, plcasd Clod, if I can make her so by my devotion,” said Huntingdon, while a vision of uiisj)eakable happiness danced before his mind’s eyes—a snow-white yacht cruising among smiling islands in aKuminersea, seeking licalth for her who was its queen. “I’ll leave the business to look attoi itself,” he thought, w-ith a glow of ranturc, “and travel round the world with her till tbe color comes back to her i»ale face, and the light to her eyes—yes, and the liajipiuess to her heart.” So the fortnight wore away, and another was well-nigh gone, and yet AVXvne lingered at Newton-on-Sca. He was never away from rietty’s si«le; he fetched and carried for her like a dog, he was a slave to her every wish. Dr. and Mrs. Marshall regarded him with undisguised favor. Tom, the enfant terrihle of the family, voted him “no end jolly,” and Hetty—Hetty liked him well; her eyes brightened when he came, she missed liiin when ho was away; he was so thouiihtful, so kind, so good, no one could help being fond of him. One night there >vas a storm, and by noon the next dav came the news that a great ship from the Cape had aroiie to pieces on the Kazor Itocks, not two miles away. Nothing would do but that lieXty must go and sec it. Tiieie were no lives lost, they heard, blit the lifeboat people must wait till tlic tide fell before tfiey could get oU‘ all the crew, and Hetty was eager to see tlio rescue. So Huntingdon, of course, volunteered to drive her and Master Tom to the scene of the disaster in Hetty’s little pony-carriagc. AYliat a dr»v« tJiatwas! AVaync will neviT forget it while lie lives. Tlic hedges were all aglow with the June roses and the honeysuckle, and a breath of siiinnicrfloafcd up to them from the narrow winding lanes. Tlie pony was fat ami indolent and took its own time. Wayne wonld not have hurried one of its ste’ps. The snii was setting when they reached the solitary bay wiiere the steamer had run UKiiure, and a golden glory shone over sky and sea—edging the cloml banks with unearthly splendor, and dyeing with crimson the 'shallow pools left by the retreating tide. The clitf path to the shore was steep and narrow. Wayne had to help llctty with a tender care. Perhaps life had never hold such exquisite pleasure for him betore. Her lutlc light shawl lay over his arm, lier sniull hand rested in his clasi». It sceimal to him the world was bounded by Hetty. Never had his heart beat so high with hope. Once she stopped to gather a tiny blue clilf flower, and, after a moment’s pause, she shyly gave it to him. AVbis it only the sunset glow iliat mocked Ins’ fancy, or did a delicate color really mount to her clieek at his low-spokeu word of thanks? Out, far out on the low, black ledge of cruel rocks lay the great shattered ship. Little boats [ilicd swiftly ^nd safely across the quiet shallows where the storm-wavcs had,i-agcd not many hours ago. Hetty was all excitement to see the rescued peojile; while Tom, with the frankness of his age and kind, declared aloud that this sort of shipwreck wasn’t much good—there wasn’t any drowning to be done! The thoughtful Huntingdon had, of course, brought a telescojR*, and stood like a statue of-Atlas, while Hetty rested the glass on his shoulder and watched their boats laud their burdens ut the little fishing pier. He was in a sort of rapt dream, hearing dimly Hetty’s little ejaculations of pity over the bedraggled aspect. of the shipwrecked, and altogether ignoring Master Tom’s somewhat crude chatter, as that youthful tormcut wetted his feet at the inar<j[iu of the tble, and gave his opinion with delightful cuufidcuce ui)«n matters in general and shipwrecks in particular. The sunset glory grow brighter aiut' more vivid, lighting up the sombre cliflTs and level waste of water, and tbrowiiig into sharp relief o[ich black stake of the fishing-iioU which dotted the bosom of the broad bay. It seemed to AYayne that he would like to stand just so forever—Hetty close to him, he her support and comfort, no one to come between; ior Tern certainly did not count forinach. AVas it not a ty])e of what all their life to come was to be? Crimson glory—Hetty depending on him, his higlic^ happiness to minister to her. Suddenly into hie dream rang a shriek, wild and terrible. The tclo-8co)>e rolled from his shoulder and splaslicd into a pool at his feet, and as he turned to catch Hetty’s fainting figure in his stalwart arms, with one lightning flash liis eye fell where hers had rested, and saw, in tije crowded boat load just rcacliiiig the shore, among tlie bronzed and bearded faces of the wrecked ship’s erew, the face of Hetty’s lost lover—his own brother Jack! ♦ * * * * Ah! well, well. Wayne beliaved capitally, every one said! “Old Don behaved like the brick that he is after all,” to use Jack’s own exjiression. He took his brother into jiartnership, and enabled him to marry Hetty within six weeks—Hetty, to whose pale cheeks the roses had come back, as if by some magic spell. 11c never married. “Don was an old bachelor before he was in knickerbockers,” Jack confides sometimes to his wife. People say he means to leave all his J money to his niece, little Hetty, who n has her mother’s eyes. And deep in a secret drawer, carofnlly treasured from prying eyes, lies a withercil scrap of weed, wliich was ohcc a blue clift-flowcr, and is all that is left to llnntingdou AVayne of his life’s one holiday. Vivat Hex! BV II. A. KBKEMAN. There’s.-) tyriint who rules with a scepter of mijrht, His subjifts arc tt‘gioD, ami, black, brown or white, F.xim equator to jiOle thev acknowledge his right, .\ik1 lire stc.idfast and loyal and true. His mandates iiic lionorwl 'n feverish hiiste. And defcreni-c paid to oaeh wliiin of ins t.sstc, H»e s|Miech is with intlnite ehu]iu‘ue« griicva, And yet lie says nulliiiig hut “goo.’’ How Ion/ has ho reignod? .Siuce the world was iH'gnn, -And his reign will endure till its glories are done. There’s nothing so wonderful iindiir the sun As this king wlio has nothing to do But to eat and to sleen and he n wavs at hand. To enslave u new suoject or give a coinninnd Which they fly toootiy, for lliey nil iiiiUersiand, Although he says.«oihiuy liut "goo.” An, velvety den|Hit, how silken yonr chnins! How cherished your boudtige o’er all earthly gains. How sweeter your voice tlinn celosfial strains, As you lie in you • cradle and coo. No inonniclie’er reigued wliii a sway so complete. Who e snhjccts so abjectlv kneeled at his feet. Whose rule was so dear and w hose tliraldoiii so sweet As this one wlio says nothing hul “goo.” FULFILLMENT OF DREAMS. OSCAR WILDE AGAIN. (he The Poet’s EfTorts to lleforin Di*ess of His Coiintryiiicn. trail M.all Gazette.] Mr. Oscar AVMlde, speaking at Ealing last night on the subject of “Dress,” rcm.'irkcd that during the pa.st few years a sense of the beauti-tul appeared have revived in the country, although this ITas not ex-tcmlcd to the matter of di*e.ss, there being nothing of the rational or beautiful about it. In order to a reform in this diiection what was required was the conqinlsory teaching of drawing to every child, whleii would result in a thorough uinierstanding of the grace and beauty of the human form and the best method of adapting dress thereto. At present the great enemy to reform was fashion, and in this respect wo liad been greatly guided hy France, whose inllnence had been most iiernicions, dating from the time of AV’'illiam the (joinpieror, who in 1036 found the people of Enghand wearing a drc.ss at once beautifnl and simple. Tiin ladies of liise^rt, however. introduced the cs.lggerated styles which supersede»! those of the inhabitants of this country. If asked to fix the time when the dress of this country was really lovely he would say tho Kcoond qnarier of the seventeenth century. During the reign of Charles 1. the costume of the country was both u.scfnl and Iwautlful. Tiic restoration of Charles II.j however, resulted in the reiutrodnetion of the Freiieli intlueneo, and the beautiful and artistic in dre>.ss deeayeti. In this niaticr Franco lias arrogated to herself a position and exercised an influence which she by n»j inyaiijj deserved. In cousiderliigAvliat dress was appropriate it was necessary toconsidcM-the [iroporUons of the room. In evening dvc.-íscs the liurizonul or vertical line was most common, but the best figure V ouhl bo the obliijue line, wliich would gfvc a grace and dignity whicli was otherwise wanting. Mr. AVildc also advocated the wearing ot liigh waist bands and sjioke highly of the costumes of the (ireeks, Assyrians and Egyptians. The wttor particularly observed one verji imiKirtant principle, namely, that of! the dress being supixirted nut by thé waist but by the shoulder. In inofiern dress, however, all the weiglit was on the waist and hf]), which destroyed grace in walking and real beauty in dress. This also necessitated the use of the dress-improver, which he denounced as extreunely ungraceful. The Greeks looked for beauty of texture, perfect freedom of body. High-hfelcd boots, which threw the whole liody forwaid, he also strenuously condumnod, together with tight lacing, whioii was injurious as well as tiiigracc-ful. The modern tall hat also came in for a share of condemiiaiiun, Mr. W'ildo expressiug a preferenoc for a soft one, but more strongly recuin-niending a hood. GencraUy ho expressed himself strongly in favor of such a modification of the Greek coslnmp as woiild meet the exigencies of our varying climate. Undcrolothes shdf Id be suill-ciently tight, hut not so intch so as to impetlo the free use of tiio limlis. AYitli pr»%)er underclothes eoino .'idap-tation of the tunic or cloak of the Greeks would be wliat ho wonld recommend. He also urged that the basis of dress should be wool, which was the most saiiitary of any material, giving tlie necessary coolness in snnimcr and requisite Vvurintli in winter, advocating further the use of soft brown Icallier, such us that of wliich the doublet of former times was made. Do It Yourself.—with Diamond Dyes any lady van get as eood results us the best i-ractieul ilyer. Each dye warninleil true to name and sample. Ifle. ut druggists. Wells, Richardson A Co., liurliug-tuo, Vt. One of the pretty little parks in Washington is to be uamea in honor ot the late Secretary of the Treasury Folger. A mliHon Americans, atone, use Dr. Bull’s C'ouKh Syrup. Other nations in |to-purtloD. Tbe sugar crop has boen nood all over the globe. Ucmarkable Premonitions — Tlio Deatli of Friemis Foretold. [Medical and Surgical Ileporter.] This singular incident oecurred on the occasion of the late murder of Mr. It. M. .Stribling by I. E. Gladson, at Markham, Fauquier County, A^i., the former a descendant of Chief Justlee .Marshall audot Dr. Stribling, so eminent for bis treatment of the insane. Two reniark.able coincidences have been published in connection with the killing of young Stribling, viz.: Dr. AA'alter Ilriice, liis brother-in-law, a native of Virginia, now resident at Micanopj', Florida, late on Friday bight, December 28, awoke from a sound slcej), feeling that there was some niystcrions presence in h!s room, and go( np and lighP'd a lamp. Finding no one, he returned to bed and tell into a light sleep, and had a dream or vision ot his wife’s brother, U. M. Stribling, in a deadly conflict, in whicli he had his throat cut in a lior-ril»le manner, and was removed to, a store near by, placed on a counter, ami after a lapso of time died from the effects ofjhe wound. Dr. llrnce, though farfrtnn believing in “isms,” sneh as 8j>iritnalism, visited a medium in the town, who fold him that some awful eulumity hail befallen young Stribling. The vision and its elleot on the mind of Dr. lirncc prevented him from sleeping. Sure enough, the next mail from Virgruia annonneed the death of his brother-in-law in the exact manner and at the very hour he had tn>peared to him. .-X sister or me    urljo ivas visiting nfiativos in Kentucky at the time of his death, had also a similar dream, and while relating it at the breakfast table was biimbRl a dispatch annonneing its tnllillincnt. The writer’s brother-in-law furnishes like (ixperienee. While on duty in tlie Hritlsh Navy in the Gulf of Mexico, be saw the form of his father in a dream vividly presented, jiale and gliaslly, though when he had lately parted with him at I’ortsmonth, England, he was in the vigor ot Ids i.ianhootl. The siicce»)ding mail <*on-veyed the news of his death at the hour of the occurrence of the son’s dream. Tlie sacred 8»nipturcs, as w’cll as hninan oxi»erienee of niankind, as-iUH't the t’nct, If they    ciTpiAin the ])hilosophy, of «Ireains. Joseph, tlie «lestinetl Prime Minister of Egy[»t, realized the fnfillment of Ihe dreams of Ids boyhood; and under the inspiration and warning of .laeob’s dream, the lite of the infant Saviour was preserved, and the author of .lob’s grand epic poem tells ns how •‘In a droam, in a vision of the idglit, deep sleep falletli upon men, in slnin-berings upon the bed, and tlien God o]Kmclii the cars of men that he may withdraw inuii from Ids puiqmse and bide pride from man.” A Proiiiisiiiic Partner. fUhirago HeniKI.l “Yes, that fellow sitting over tJiero is my partner,” remarked a young man in tbe smoking car. “AVc’rc following the County Fairs with a little racket, and inakin’ money, too. That partner of minéis a hustler. You wouldn’t think it, he’s so qnictlikt, and looks so neat and inno4*unt. Hut he’s a sleek one from Slippery Creek, he is. One d.ay wo were in Iamiís-ville, busted. AA’e hatln’t a cent We wanted $3 50, but had pawnetl everything and hadn’t a show to raise a red. “ ‘AVatt here a few minutes,’ said my panl, ‘and I’ll get the money.’ “lie went down to the wholesale district, went into a big store, and going tip to Uic boss, says: T wantr $5 50. The man looked 1dm over in astonishment, and said: ‘AVhat for?’ Then my pard made upa story aliont his bein^ a stranger in town, and his sister being sick, and must have $5 50 for medicine. *I don’t want to beg,’ he said,‘I’m willing to work. Give me a job, if only at a dollar a day, so I can earn some money.’ The man took him into the cellar and put him to work carrying up boxes. JSIy pard worked lianl—tossing boxes and barrels as Ft he had done it all his life. Ill fifteen minutes the boss called him up, gave him $5 56, and told him go get the medicine for his sister, and come to work in the inoridng. In fifteen minutes more we were over iu Indiana inakin’ for a county fair. That’s ihc advantage of a iiian havin’ au Jioncst face, like iny pard’s Uierc.” Abaiidoiifd Cases. A comparalivclv large number of the cnses which Drs. 8tarkey A Palcn, ot IlOU Gimril street, rbilaiiclphia, arc so suceess-luliy treating with their new Vitalizing remedy, are wbature known as abaa»loned or “desperalc” oases—umiiy of them a cl.iss whicli no iihyhiciun of any school would inulerlnke to cure. Thev ai-e, in tael, such us have run the gaunliet oi ex-|)crimeiit within the regular schools of mi diciiic, and of quackery without, until hetw cell diseases and drugs the naticut is rod need to tlie saddest and tuost noplorablc condition, and one for which relief soenis impossible. No treatment can be subjected to a severer test thau is olFered by those cases. Tbe inarvel is that Drs. .Starkey A I’alen can effect a cure in so many iu-.siances. if you need the hcdp of such a Treatment, write lor infortuuiion in regard to its nature and action, and it will be [iroinptly sent. Tabur Not a Silver King. [St. Io)uia Globe-DeoiociSt.] Senator 11. A. AV. Tabor has figured as a silver king. His wealth is believed by many, even in Denver, to be vast beyond computation, and when he served out his celebrated thirty (lays’ term in the United States Sígnate, the ncwsjiaiiers were filled with stories about his t|i500 night shirts and big diamond rings. His career has been, indeed, marvellous. Seven years ago he rana little grocery story in the gnieh. He “grub-staked” sue<’essful prospectors, and bis wealth began rolling up. The most important of his present proj)crty consists of an interosiin the Matchless mine at ÍAíadville, the Tabor business block in Denver, the Tabor Opera House in the same place, and the Tabor Opera House here. The output of tlic Matchless has dropped off w'vonty per cent, part of it is in litigation, and the suit is draggingin the con Its for ore heretofore taken o»it. The ojKira house and block at Denver are covered with mortgages, .and the interest on borrowed mo.icy is simply enormous, eating a large per cent of his high rents. The opera iionse here in a simdl two-story brick building, with two store rooms in front an<l a saloon in the rear. They probably pay an average rent of II.W a month. As to the opera house portion, the entertainments in it do not ex(M!ed one every two weeks. The entire building is inortgag(*d, and it can bo r»;adily seen that no very enormous income can be derived from it. In addition to what is mentioned, Mr. Tal)or owns a one-baif Interest in the Clarendon Hot»;!, a largo frame building in tiiis citv. On this he rc-(!cntly borrowed Jfil0,000. Of course, bo lias a large amonpt of mining properly, both in this Stale and New azcAii-u,' mit iA ¡J |>i>ut>tiuully uon-pro-dnctive, and eo largely imist hope enter into its valuation tiiat it can not be fixed upon a eonimercial liasis. The most sanguine of Tabor’s friends say if he “cleancil np’’ what he has he would be worth $266,(XX). Others say ho wonld be worse olf than nothing. One thing is iMutain —ho is not a millionaire. Ho is at present making the canvass of the Slate for Governor, which will reduce his pile considerably. VVasliii)“toit Irviiii; In tbe West. [Kur)Hii8 City (Mo.) .loiirnal. The following letter was written by AVasliington Irving to bis sister, Mrs. Paris, fifty-two years ago: lainrexjúOAXuM,    26,1832- 3Iy i)KAii Sister—Wo arrived at this ]»Iace on the day before yesterday, after nine days’ traveling on horseback from St. Louis. Our journey lias been a very interesting one, hrading us .across fine prairies and through noble forests, dotted here and there by iarins and log houses, at which we found rough but whole-soino and abundant fare and very civil treatment. Many parts of these prairies of the Missouri are extremely b»!autitul, resembling cultivated countries, einbellislicd with [larks and groves, rather than tbo savage rudeness of the wilderness. Ysster-day I was out on a deer bunt in the vicinity of this place, which led me through some scenery that oiilv wanted a castle, or a gentleman’s scat here and there intersjwrsed, to have equaled some of the most cole-hrated park scenery of England. The fertility of all this AYestcrn country Is truly astonishing. The soil is iikc that ot a garden, and the Inxnriaucc and beauty of the forests exceed any that I liavo ever seen. AVc have gradually been advancing, however, tt^ward rouglicv and rougher life, and are now at a straggling frontlur villugo that lias only been five years iu existence. From h(»icc, in the course of a day or two, wc take our departure Bouthwardly, and shah soon bid adieu to civilization and encamp at night in our tents. My health is good, though I have been aft'eeted by the change of climate, diet and water since luy arrival in the AVest. Horse exercise, however, always agrees with me. I enjoy my journey exceedingly, and look for stNI greater gratification in the part which is now bel'ore me, wliich will present much greater wiiduess ami novelty. The climax will be our expedition with the Osag(!s to tlicir hunting grounds, and the sight of a hufiulo hunt. AVasihnotov Ikvino. The Wish-Done. by Rl'TII UALL. SlpDilfr an<t thlning. proLhetic Ik»)i*>, We pulleU it tlK) future to (lirlnc; Her Imi e oink palm, ilie bit iu my own. Told t'iut wisli and wi^h-bonc both wero minea ‘•What did you auk for?" whÍ8)>ereil my Rose, Looking up siiylT witli eyex so true. .    I    answered,    drawiug her close,* The woman I wiu might look like you; ••Her ey»-s as brown as a forest brook. Her cheek as nink as a sea shell’s tint, A tender month, ami a aaucy look. And pale brown hair with a golden glini, “In short, that my future wife might l)« 1011, dear Jittie Ko«e, and only von.” Hiding her face in my hrea.-^t. said slie, •‘/■n’t it funnyf—1 wished ih it —lllar|»er’i for Noveiuber. CL'JIKKNT FUN. Sturm higimls.    . As tlio coiniug of a great storm Is ner-aldeU by the display of cautionary signáis so is the approuuh of that dread and fatal disease, eonuumpUou ot the lungs, usually announced in ailvance by iiiinples, blotches, eniatinns, uli^rs, glanduhu' swellings, and Kindred outward manifestations «if the internal blootl poison, which, if not proiuptly expelieil Iroiu the system, attacAs the delicate tissues of the luugs, «¡Husing tiiem ,o ulcerate and break down. Dr. 1‘iercc’s ‘•Golden MedKial Discovery” is tbe grout remedy for this, us for all diseases having tiioir origin in bud blood, it improves thu appetite and digestion, increases nutrition and builds up thu wasted system. It is said that 8,000 dozen of aecoinlions were sold in the South last year, and yet they wonder that Unmigranta will not go there. “100 Doses One Dollar” is true only of Hood’s Sarsaparilla, and It is au unanswerable argument as to strength and economy It is asserted that about a third of tbe banking done in the world is done in the British empire. “Hough on UaU” ukan out Uats, Mice. IBo. Our Somerville grocer says he fully believes honest tea to be the best i>ol-icy.—[Somerville Journal. Stage struck—knocked down by an omnibus. The mistake of a lifetime— making a bad ciiuice of a wife.—The Judge. AVhcn men are seen in knots it doesn’t always follow that tlicy have been eating green apples.—[Yonkerg Statesman. Election bets are the dcvic« of tiie times for tlic enricliinent of the hat merchants and the im[M)veii»hmentof fools.—[I’ittshurg Dispatch. “Do you use glasses ?” “Yes.” “I have never seen them over your nose.'* “Ofcourse not, I use them under my nose.”—[Somerville Journal. A Burlington man wlio had during his checkered career throe different inothers-iii-Jaw, is wrJtinga book entitled Me-ina’s.—[Boston Herald. “Husking bens are In order,” .says anexcliangc. AV^c tried to liusk a bee once, one of tlie “bumble” variety, Init he got the best ef us.—[Daiisvillo Breeze. “Why,” said Miss Flaxiibont. after reading two or three campaign articles, “politics is just like croquet, isn’t it? It must be just lovely.”— [Boston Transcript. Anotlier regiment of English cavalry is to go to Egypt. England seems to be In earnest in iicr efibrts to establish a stable goverumcutlti thateotMl’ trv<-rtTcxas Styttngv.------- More don half o’ de ’fcction o’ día worl’ is ]nit on. Do grupc vine doan cling ter de 'Ilms ’case it lubs do tree, but case it wants do tree tor hoJ’ it up.—[Arkansaw Traveler. A young man nervously approached tiie bunk President’s private office. “Do you want a runner, sir?”he said. “No, yonim man, I attend to all ol that luysclf.”—^[Boston Herald. It may be true that “two is company aifd tbrec’s a crowd,” but you would have considerable trouble cou-vinclng a theatrical manager of that fact.—^[Yonkers Statesman. “Ho\V does Uie milk get into the cocoaniit ?” asks a subscriber. It doee nut get into it at all. Tiic cocoauut grows around the milk. Ask ns a hard oue.—[Burlington Hawkeyc. The young ladv who lives in the vicinity of Mailison Square and sings “Nobody Iajvcs Me” cverj’ evening after dinner in the boarding house parlor has no one to blame but herself.—[Graphic. “How does tlie new girl strilie you?” asked a citizen of Detroit at dinner lately. “She hasn’t struck me yet,” answered his wife meekly; “but she has done almost everything else.” —[Boston Herald. “You may spiyik,” said a fond mother, “aboukl^plc having strength of mlud, but when it comes to strength of don’t mind m v son AYill-iam sur|)asses everybody I ever knew.”—[Bloomington Eye. When Bass was censured for jilting one girl in favor of another, he said he hud always supposed that a obange of heart was something (o congratulate a |>crsuu u|>on rather tliau to blume him for.—[Boston Transcript. Two prize fighters quarrelinl iu New Yoi*k ou AVeducsday and called each otiicr a liar. The profession of tho prize fighter should be elevated rather than lowered to the standard of a partisan debate iu Cougres.*—[Norristown Herald. It is au old saying tiiat “money makes the mare go.” But when we read of forty tliousand dollars being 1>ai»l fot: the (Juccn ot the Turf, we icgiu to think that the saying should bo cJianged to “marc makes tbo money go.”—[Puck. The Americans are a wonderfully inventive people, ami it is strange lliat nobody iias yet thought to invent a cigarette tilled witli tobacco. AYe iR'iieve that there is a fortune awaiting the man wliu shall sniqily tills long-ielt want.—[Boston Transcript If anytiiing is pleasant to a man of true merit, it is appreciation ; if anything gives pleasure to the haixl worker, it is a proper recognition of his services. It is then very flattering to the editor who labors seventeen hours a day to have some one approach him on the sti-eet and ingeniously remark: “Say, you somelimea )ut items in the paper, don’t you P — Lowell Citizen. _ “Rough on Bain” Plaator.—Foronoe<l.ttr«uir(h« «ning, tor Backache, Pains la Um Chwi, Kb«u-Drugguuor nuil.

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