The Cincinnati Telegram (Newspaper) - December 2, 1888, Cincinnati, Ohio
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TH® CINOINNATl TBIBOBAM, SDNDAT MOBNINQ. DECBiMBEB i, 188a
THE SOCIAL -SWIM,
frteoda oá Wtdnsidftj eTeoing io honor of her birthdey., j
lliw Kellogg f»Te one ot her popular readittge Wedneedar morning at Mrs.
L. A. AollHi, on North Creooent aeenae, ATomialo^ Mrs. A. E. Burkhardt will entertain her next Tharsday, Deoem* ber 6. '
Qreat was ihoalanghter of the inno-oenu this merry ThankHgiving tide—the season of|,blessed family reunions snd feasting and fun->Htiiiappy season’to ail bat the |Kx>r anforiuaate of the barn* yard-~the fowl of destiny I
Miss Jennie Brookbank sails early next month for Mveral years’ stndy in tbs art centers of the Old World. Already Mias fireo|bank has don/» some besntlfal work iiti her loved profession, and we prsdlot a brilliant future (or ber, and bid her Ood |apeed and bon voyage.
The American eagle dwindled into in-•Ignlfloanoe last Tbareday, and was lalrly “downed” by the gobble of the bam-yerd fowl. Over the rich who gave, and over the poor who received, the Tbaakeglring Turkey brooded like a bird of peace, and the Ifational motto Was, like little Tlm’e prayer, “Ood bless •very body,”
Binoe tbs annnsl festivities s new im-petas seems to havs Uken hold of 80-eisty, and tbs winter promisee to be one o( nnosnsl brlllisDey. Not an evening psaeee without eome notable entertaiu-uent, and there are no many afternoon reoeptiona and readings, that the dames and belles have UtUs tlms for Aspplng.
Wedding bella have rung oat msrrily daring ths season, sad seme of our maidens carried to distantol ties, thereby maklBg a void in the social ranks. Yet the world wage uB snsoe, snd the smpty places will, e’sr long, bb filled with the bevy of pretty debutsates, wboss smiles and favors will be blgbly treasured.
Mr. and Mrs. Hansen are horns from fivsry piesssut visit to Chiosgo.
Mrs. H. H. He.nmsn has issued Invlta-tions (era party early in Deormber.
Rev. Dr. Fnilerton, of Springfield, O., was on the Hill the first part of the weex.
Miss Beers, et PittsDurg, Ps., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Breed, of Findlay Street. • ■
Mies Adelfa Dsvis, of Bavton street. Is Tisiting ber eisier, Mre. Bploes, of Chicago.
Mrs. Lucy M. Brown, of the Dennison Bouse, is visiting hsr friend, Mrs. Lock-Ord, of IndiSDspolis.
Mr. W. T. Irwin, the popular Senior Warden of St. Lnke^e Church, is in Pituburgon bueinesx
The Mis^ Shade, two ohsraiiag New York Isksies, are guests of Mias Qrace Huutingtoo, of the city.
Mr. James Larmon. of Sevetftb street, fa taking a trip through the South. He aent a box of exquiidte Jupouicaa to bla frisada on Thsnxsglving.
81. Stephens’ Guild, of St. Luka’s Church, have arranged a deligbtfui programme fof next Friday evening.
Mrs. E. Stanberry, of Avondale, is en iertslning two young relatives from Cleveland, the Mls-es Stanberry.
Mr. snd Mrs. Klee D. Kemper, art in their same delighted quarters for the winter, at Mrs. (ilsas* on Broadway.
Mr. and Mrs. Morrill, of Mt. Aubnrn, wars mina host and hostess to our lovely guest, Mias Butterworth, last week.
Mr. Harry Emerson, of Collegs Hill, fa boms from New Yerk on a flying visit, fis returns again on Monday.
Mrs. Speaker Carlisle wee tendered a diarming ‘‘yellow” reeeption on Tuesday by Mrs. Frknk Ford, of Covington.
Mrs. Noble, el Psduesh, Ky., who has been visiting her aás^r, Mrs. Msckey.of Dsytou strest, wlU. return home next
wesk. >ii ft
Miss Daisy Dddksr, ons of tbs season’s pretty ‘‘buds,” will entertain with a dainty little “oaiTee” Friday, from 2 to 6p. m.
Mrs. TTieodore Cook, of Clifton, will spend the holiday month with her daughter, Mrs. Cel'onsi Sohooumaksr. of Pittsburg. ^
Mlsi Hornsr is entertsiniug swin-soms Omaha bells—Miss Winuls Turu-sr—at ber Walnut Hills boms on Ull-bert svenus.
Miss Chsffss gsv# bnr delightful talk on the “Fins Art of Convsrsstloa” Wednesday of this weak, at Mrs. Uibson’s, on Ml, Aubnrn.
The ladles of the Ooagregstinnsl Church on Weluut HUIe enterhalned with a quaint and pretty Jspsnsss tsa on Tussdsy ovfiiing.
.MIm Woods, of Msysrllle, Ky., is visiting Mrs. Hutchltisen, of ()ovingu>n. She was a gusst si the Mtreery ball last
Mrs. L. M. Hsddoo, of Dayton street, will entertain the York Hireet M. E. Cbnrch lasagne on Deoember ll.e A flue prcfranime wlU be ofTfred.
Mile Fester, enterutned with eu ele-
pM Obrman 00 Ttiesiiay evening, et sec. faveiy home. The fevore •bapfalng uttie “keep sokee.”
ktas Dameron, the beeatifuVBt. LoQfa bsMeimetd at the Sbspielgh-Wae-fi •S.Wlkk last w«<ik, is the gUMt of ”^yWMt Wssoel, of Summit svsnus,
^T^8ua4aráiliimi gf the First Bap-tfal (fiioipfc % BMkiiv bttboalvs prspo-tsilMtfbf d Ibfebf^rfatmsb tn fartaia-
MAN IN THE MOON.
Mr. P. 0. Huntington and Mr. Dwight Huntlngtoa will j«n«nd the Deoember inenth w^ Colonel snd Mrs. Edmund Hies, St Fert Meintosh, lu Texas. A flneosmers and all the needed equlp-raeota go with ¡them, foreshadowing some deligbtfui hBurs for their frleuds in the Camera'tJluh npea their return.
The first of tbe(course of reading tor the benefit of tne Ohio Hospital fur Women and Children, was giren on Tuesday afternoon, iu the obtery and lovely parloraof M.r«.W’m.Harvsy’aboms en Ashland Ave», Walnut Hills. \Mra. James M. Foet, ef Avondale, wae the reader, who charmed and Instructed the ladles pressut. ¡_
Dr. A. A. Wllllfs, of 81. LouU, delfv-ered his very entf|rtslning lecture, “Uu the Wing,” before a lar» audience Thsoksglving night at the ftrst Presbyterian Cburob 6B Walnut Hills. This is the first of a course of lectures which will inoludo sack happy speakers as Robert Nourse, Rev. W. C." Youae;, Ü. D., Dr. W. Gardner, Dr. James Uedloy, and P.ev. George Thomas Dowling, D. D, ^_
A piesssut enohrs party was given at the residence of Mre. Sisfert, at 417 Walnut street. Amohg those pnssent weret Miss Emma ScrlSbman, Mr. I^r Mat-tbewe. Miss Teuip Klein, Mr. George Hendricks, Miss JMsy Flaherty, Mr. William Fennessy^ Miss Kmms Vonder-heide, Mr. Edwin Subuesier, Miss Kate Siefect, Mr. GeorRO E. Carlisle, Miss Gertie Siefsri, Dr. WiHism Jones, of Ohi-cago. '
The lads snd lassies who are In the olds fulke’s oencerts being arranged by Mr. George P«<}k, of W’alnut Hiila, will sing for ye pecipleof Lin wood, somo of their olde tyme’ ditties and ‘‘tunea” en Tuesday evening next in Llnwood Hall Merry eongs, pretty maidens, gallant youths, “all of ye olden tyme,” are promised. ThsRsnae concert will be repeated at the Glitjeri Avenue Presbyterian Church on Thureday evening of the same week. _^
A very intereeting oil max to her series of ‘‘tess^’ Was the one given by Mra. In
galls St her elegant h' IT sfterVi
. onae on the East Hill, Monday sfterVioon, The hesteee was sbsrmingly a<)rsyed in a xmrlet robe, while her leveiy daughter was radiant in pale Isresdar moirsi Mrs. James FsrkiíRS, brilliant in blnok lace and jet, and Mrs, J. i Ij. And^raon lu a dainty ooatuoie of green India silk, prn-sided' St the tes tablea. Adding to the charm and Informality of the'pleasant afternoon, was the presence of the lord of the manor and a few other gentlemen who dropped in for one of the dainty cups of tea—wblob have beeome so popular ainoe the home-oousingof the leveiy daughter of ike bomeetead.
The oonoert given by Mm. Jeannette Grove Kinney, Mre. C. Mills, Mr. K. L. Tice, Mr H. M. Adoe and Mr. Philip Mertbnerat the Grand Opern House, Washington C. H., Thanksgiving evening, wae a financial auocess as well as a highly oradltakle atfalr. It being Mrs. Kinney’s old home she recelveu gr^-al applause. Her voice le rich and sweet, and Washington^ as well an Cinolnoati, may well be proud of ber.
Mr. Tice’e Binging, as usual, wss re varkablv fine, androoeived much praise and applause.
Mrs. Mills has n lich contralto vales and her slnrlng was highly appreciated.
The bahdnctiae Mr. Adae won the hearts of many.
Mr. Werthner rehdered hie instrumental solos in euch a manner as reflected great credit upon himself.
The jolly party while in Washington was entertained at the home of Mr. and Mm. Charles Psvey, on Oakland svenus. _ ^
Fair is the castle np onithe hill—
H usbaby, sweat iiiy own I The night to fair and the waves áre still.
And the wlad to stoglnk to you sad lo me In tnto lowly homt eesfde the s«s—
Bushaby, sweet/my own!
On yonder hlU to store bf wealth—
Hushaby, sweet ray owu!
And rereiere Sr aa to«| little one’s health; Bat you and 1 Side algkt aad day For Ike other love that has sailed away,— Hushaby, sweet toy own 1
Bee not. dear eyes, the forms that eresp Gbe-Ulke, U my own!
Outot the ntouof the raurmurtng deep;
Ou, see tbera not aad make no ory ’Ttll the angels of oeatn have passed us by— UushaSy, sweet my own]
Ab, little they reek of you aud mo— Hushaby, sweat ray own I la our lonely borne boslde tho eos;
Tber seok tho castle up on the bllL And there they will doithetr gtioetiy will» Hushaby, U my hwnl
Hem Sy the sea a aottMr eronne “Hushaby, sweet my own!”
In yonder emstle a raotler swoons
• w m ■■■«aw m ssawospvs «W«ytXU«
While the angele go down to the misty deep, ‘-IC a Uttle ene fasf asleep-Hushaby, sweet pay own I
Bearing a Uttie ene fasf asleep—
A Ballot from ai|A31d Wound.
[Alexaiidrts (Vk) Gaaetta] Twenty-five yearn kgo, at the battle of Cmmptoo’e Gap on South Mountain, Col. Kdmuud Berkley, tbeo of the Eighth Virginia Rsgimsnt, bnt now of this city, was abet In ths lag by a minis bolL wbtcb thf surgeons were unable t o find, tbuugh they rapottedly proued for it, The Wound Anally healed, and notb-iBg mors wss thought of It sxo apt when SD uooswional “twinge” would remind him that he was esrrying an ounce of lead in lh« oslf of hla feg. a few dave SCO, however, hie leg became iiitiamed and gave klm oonelderable uein, aud he felt tbs hullst near Iks surface. Laai night he pouitloed hie leg. and when h# swoks this moruing ke could ess tbs buliet, tl|g baas havlng pen'tratad the skin about two Inokae below where II bad sutorsd. Col. Bsrklsv osme dewn ths etrset«,had erhlls walking near the market sbdfii il o’eioek felt the ball drop from the weund. The point of tho badil bad beep, fistiMiea sgstnet the boos, hat with this exoeption it wgs ml-«ei| perfkek Tb« ^Hoael «xhlMtkd It IB k tShMipraf Sts (rfaode and will faaen fa MkB lalsMsiitff lalfaQf the ««r.
1^ dBMwaiid u oaoiMiot «Jmt,
“Human beings are a queer lot ef omsturcs,” mused the Man In tbs Moon e be sat before a biasing ro in the library.
“Why so?” demurely ueried bis pretty wife, who dst opposite In an upholstered rooker, tosstiug ber pretty toes.
“Well, dear,” replied her worthy spouse, “You know I*ve had my tele-scopiioon turned on the United States for some time past aud I bsv«^ been meeting with new sorprise* every day. You remember that I told you that a few weeks ago Prpsldent Grover Cleve-Isng issued tbé regulation annual Na-' tlonslTbankagiviag proclamatiou. itoter the Oevnrnom of several States follogred suit with their proclamations.
“Last Thumdav, in accordsnos with these proolsmslions, business was suspended ail ever the oountry, 'the people went devoutly to church, after which they went home and ate 'sumptuous dinners w^lck were corapuaed of all the edibles and deiicaoiea of the aeaaon, aud in which roast turkey predominated. e%
“Now mark the inoonaisteuoy and insincerity of humanity as evidenced by lltiie inoidents and by-playa that I noticed. People uttered thanks to God for the multitude and magnitude of the blessings which He bestowed upon them, snd they asked His aid in helping them to fitrhl the devil, to adhere to paths sf righteousness, and to cultivate all the Christian virtues, inoluditig charity, good nathre, frlendahlp, love, honesty, temperases, and so on. And even in the set of giving thanks snd praying for Christian perfection, they were meditating opon trivial worldly matters.
“Of course there were many honorable exoeptions in the persons of honest Christians, but there were so many hypocrites io the thanking business that I dashed the telesooptioon aside in disgust. It is no wonder that the oause of Christianity suaers in that climate, love.
“Ladies who went to ohuroh seemed to be more interested in one another’s cos-tomes than the pastor’s eloqnent re-oonntsl of the mercies scoordad them by an All-WUe Knler. It oqe of them had a new bonn<>t of latest style and eollbs-ing beauty, sh« beoams the target for the .eoiitemptuonslv critical gass of every other woman In church.
“Society in general was no sooner through with the formalities of the Thanksgiving day churoh meeting, when the frivolities of fashion, the latest oboioest bit of scandal, the newest play and a thousand and one other matters of like light Importance again received its sttentiou.
“And how abont the ment” asked ths wife of the Man In the Moon.
“Ohl They we^e jnst m bad. While Hitting in obnroh they were quiet. Tbev didn’t twist their neoks and turn their heads this way and that like ths women, but I’ll warrant they beard no mors of the Thsnkiglrlng sermon than the rest of. the congregation. Their faces all wore SB sir of preoccupation. It could be plainly seen that their tkouebts were busy with stocks, bond», nrobible Investments, trusts, pools ana other busl-Bcss matters and they paid 00 more attention to the words of the preacher than a rbtnsceroa would pay to a popgun. After the Thanksgiving dinner they went ‘out in town to have a time’ and before night many of them were so boosT that they eouldn’t tell a cable oar from a milk wagon. And vet neboiy seemed to think anything ef it.
“Why, love,” continued ths Man In the Meoh, “if I were to get three-quarters full more then once a month, there would be a confsrense of the leading nations of the earth snd a committee appointed to wait on ms and remonetra e with me on the error ef my ways. And then, if I didn’t etraigbten op, they'd devise ways and meaiie to send a patrol squad up here to arrest me snd isnd me in ths ststion-bouse.
“As 1 Bsld before,” esld the now tborongbly wrathful inhsbitsntof Luna. “1 can’t understand why hnmaiiltv laso unreasonable and hypocrllloal. JÍf the inhabitanuof eertli believe In virt^», God, and a bereaftsr, why don’t they practice what they preaeh?”
And haring delivered hlmeelf thus he went out to bitch np his fine span of comets and take a ride tn the sky.
The Man In the Moou lay prone oh the floorof hie observatory kicking spasmod-loally and roaring lustily, as if su lering from a fierce attaok of colic. His face wasdtaioried frightfully and’ thh scalding tears rolled In torrents from his syts.
6ud(lsDly the door bsrat open snd with one wild scrsgm of terror, a besutl-tiful ers.<iture, whose luxarisnf hair streamed in disheveled levelinaes behind her, threw ber pesrl-tiottd arms about 'bla neck.
It wss his wife.
“Toll me, darling,” she esid pleadingly, “what alls you. Did you rat too many suoiimbars, or are you grieving beusuBo mother has sent word that she must postpone her vl^itf Shall 1 make yousflsastsrd plasierT”
“No, no,” he sslU, as his face relaxed. “IbsveSiades stsrtlldg dleoovery. I look a squint through tbs telssooptlonn a while ago snd looxed with fiarror upon a section of thaUntted Htotes called Ken-tnoxy. A big black oloud hung over the Buito, lotslly obsourlng the beauty of Its womsu aud He boniss. Ooesalonally lurid gleams flashed through the cloud-billowa, dtaslssing all over ti«i land great fires npon which tbs people Were piling ibelr worldly posMsnions. Up and down Its smtwhUs levsly valleys trod great crowds of man and woman, Wesrluf asok-eloih. Tlier seemed fat he sheuUnf Beaatkinf,Md ftltaohi d m the iHlsBooptteou my ntw «mUph on 10
gyiyrnrtili «ympkihaifa fi«il ibst
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Akd km Um Man In Iks "IHbsh Want off into Motksr poraxysm sf snrro#. «•IMI m Mi 4snr,” tméstiy ifgfatsi
his wife, “what wss it they were chant-1 iisgT” I
“Listen,” esid the Man in the Moon, solemnly snd impreHslvely. This Is what they esng in mournful meseare: 'Farewell, a leag farewell To all our greatnesa Hiace BiaokSuru would sot Rucker fight But ebosa to abnw the lestner white We are nndons,
I4et Is our sua,
Gobs to oar repiMatlon Threuf bout ths Vaukee Nation.’ ”
Tho News-Stand Desdboxt.
[WashlngteB SUr.l “We’re overrun with that class of eus-tom,” tho sttendanl at a news-stand In an uptown hotel gloomily remarked the other night as a man who bad been per-nsing a eporttng paper for half an hour folded it up snd quietly walked away. “They coma here and treat our stock in trade as If It were provided for the public eonvenlsnoe instead of bein" for sale for the poflt for the proprietor.”
“Don I you do iinytlung to break up thejpraotlo»*^’ the Star reporter asked.
“Yes, we used to have signs posted on the wall and distributed on the papers on the counter, but they d dn’t seem to do any good. All aort'e of men come along,' piok up yaper afier paper, rea<l what they want iu them, aud then walk away without buying anything. Customers of tho atand we don’t tniud, but il grates on a man to have the lobby loafers, wbe never Lave a oont to spend, got all the choicest reading matter go-.ingfreeof cost. We don’t besliaie to speak to ’ thbse people if wo can catch them . alone, but the trouble la a good customer le usually standing around at the same time, apd If we spoke te the dead-beat the oatomer would be rawra apt to take It to hlmeelf and get oft’ended than the man we were hitting at. The laTier would probably put down the paper and walk away, and come again tomorrow just as if nothing bad happened. It’s strange bow mean some mén can be for afowconte. There are pleuly of men who like to resu the .New Y'ork papers, but instead of buying them in the morning and paying five cents fer them, wait ustil night, when the boys who got stuck are are o enng them for one aent a piece. 'The men who do this arn’t hard up either. Uf course,” the attendant continued, after changing a |5 Mil given him by a mau who purohused a iwo-cent stamp, “a good many men come here, glance at the illustrated papers, read a little in a Dewspaper or two, and go oit. entirely unoonscious that they have been do ng anything out of the way, and with not the slightest In-teetlon of dsad-beatiug. Rut it’s a nuisance, all the same, and I’d like to find a way to break it up.” ,
A Day’s Shopping.
[Philadelphia .Record.] Husband—More money? Why, my dear, I gave you (100 this morning for Shopping. WThat did you get?
Wife—Oh, lots of thlnge. VTe are absolutely iuffsring for a—pair of socks fer you; they were twenty-five cents. A neck-tle for you; that was fifty cents, A perfeotly lovely tie worib twice tnat;
lOse you will wear it; bnt it wae snoh a
MEN WE ALL KNOW,
It isn’t the right color, and ( don’t sup-ivilT wear it; bargain. And then 1 got you two new cqjlare for twenty-five cents, and a pair of nice, warm gloves for you—onlv fifty oents, just think! And a pair of socks fur the baby, tneywercl^; and a dear little neok-iie for little Dick, th« was |4 50; and a rattle for the baby^ that wae forty cents; and such a cute sun-niag little hood for the little cherub, only #7; and a winter cap for you, for stormy weather, you know, that was eighty cents; and that wa^ oil, excepta winter wrap (or me, that wa.s |S7.
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Part of a Great Art.
[Norristown llerbld.j BonelcauU’s new dramatic sohool teaches Its pupils hew to walk. If it can teach them how to walk from Oshkosh to New York, without petting ei her tired or hungry, U will not have beeu opened in vain.
That gentleman with the blaek Prinee Albert oust sad high silk bat, wbuss liuen collsre and cufis are always ef the most immaculate white, that le Sidney D. Maxwell, the Supt-rintendent of the C^amcer of Commerce. His tall precise form and military sir are as familiar to ths denizene of Price Hill, his home, asar# hisolose-oropped auburn whleksrs te habitues of the floor. Mr. Maxwell is a native of Georgia, and among the other products of the Suuia be brought with him tq his semi-northern home, was the title of (''Oionel, which he obtained when serving on me sta 1 of s Southern General. Mr. Maxwell is an old newspsper vian.and at eucii has seen some active and spirited scenes. It is Mr. Maxwell’s genius that prepares tne elabórale annuals of the Clucinuatl (Jhamber of Comraerc^, with iin viiluable tables of statieticB. He baa held the positiou of Superintendent con tin iiously for seveuteen ye^rs. Mr. Maxweil’a position le In many respects a trying one. For weeks and weeks ne has sought to find the guilty wretch wno throws handsful of Corn and whole sboopsful offiCur on ths bucks and down the oolUrs of unaus-pecting membere in the “grain corner.” Whi-n be wan looking in one direction a whole saJvo of core would strike him in the buck of the head, and turn quickly as be would he coujd not detect the thrower. Almost before he could recover, a handful ef wheat, coming trom the Oiher direction, would trickle down hie neck, and still the vllíain remains uncaufht. Despite nil these provocations, Mr. Maxwell was never known to swear.
Have you ever heard of “Maxie,” AI. Maxwell, the well dresaed and up-tu-•nuit-all-aroand purter of the Gibson Houief There is not a better known mau in the busineee anywhere in me eountry. Every drummer knows him and has carried his fame to all the points of the oumpans he visits, “Maxle’s” musioal leuor aS be ‘‘csile” trains is a melody sweat to bear. .Many and vain have been the aiiempia at tmiiaiion of -that wondertai song, wiin its lark-like iiuonations and cadences that rise and fall like the swelling waves of a lake. “Mnxle” has been wito the Gibson House twenty-five years, and be is more familiar with the* time tables of the many raliroads than the train dispatch* ere themselves. A traveler once sought to stump him by asking when a certain train left Oehk>>sh, Wis., and what hour it reached Little Rock, Ark.; also whether there were any sleeping cars on ths train, aud what were
the aocomnaodations fer e<-ourmg
meals en route. To his infinite surprise “Maxie” answered him promptly and, aa a eubsequent eombahson with the railway guide proved, oerrect-
ly, even to the amount of “tip” the porter expeoted. “Maxis’ is, indeed, a marvel, aad Colonel Dunbar would not part with him for a gold mine. Ous of “Maxie’a” weaknesses, perhaps the only une, is bis fondness fur dress, and he seta the correct stylos, for even the weli-dre-aed cl»<rk8. Of oeuee be is • Ciiioinnati product. He ean dietlnotly recall the days when he wae a leader’of the “Frogtown” bovs, a suburb that long ago was replaced by the C., H. A D. depot. “Maxie” baa many interesting stones to rel ae of the raide the “Frogtown” boys were wont to msX# upon tho “Hill ooys,” of Sixth street, and the Dloody battles that ensued. There is a porter in the Beekel Uuuse, Dayton, named Jack Jordan, who is the tdovereai imitatleii extant of “Maxie,” both aa to dress, hit fund of Information and the musical qualities of his voice. There is this dllference, however; Jordan is swarthy with black mustache aud hair, while “Maxie” Is a proDouced blonde.
Singular, Is fa not, that a man whose name Is Bartholomew Should be very generally known na John. But eo it Is.
Bartbelemew Csvagaa oamo to tbfa oooBUry when a youth of sixteHu—he to DOW elglity-aine—wHhont a oeat or aay proepeote. Hot be wae a eon ef Italy, and bops springs eternal 1b the breasts of ebildren ef that ena-blessed olime, and HO with “Unols Jobu” as he is now known. He was never so idler stid by bard work sad dint of perseveranoe he very eooa ainaeeed enough money to Btart a small grooery at Fifth and Walnut streets. That was fifty-eight years ago, when Clnolnnail wane village of meager proportions and no prospects. Howe ver, the city haa grown, and with it “Uncle John” and hi' aior . He ip how classed among the vleahby citizens, liv».-« at bis ease, though bis Indomlt-auie euery never permits him to long absent hlmeelf from the scene ‘of business, His grocery Is now largely managed bv one of his eons. One of “Uncle John’»'” good traite U that he never forgets a friend or a good servant. Some of his clerks have been with him for over a score of years, and share with him, In the shape of substantial salaries, some of the old man’s good fortune. Years ago, wlien the fathers of miiny interesting families were but oblldreu themaelvee, the lirei gallows ever erected in Hamilton County wae built on the street iu front of “Uncle John’s” atore, aud the vleilm of an' outraged law MU ered the firat capital punishuieai iu-flicted in Cincinnati.
“That is the most publio-splrlted and nnivei sally liked man In the oily,” said a gentleman on’Change, pointing out Eu win Stevens. He told the truth. There is uot a more popular citizen liian Mr, Stevens, who has been twice President of the lioard pf Exposition Ooramission-era, once President of the Chamoer of Commerce and at present head of the Market National Bank and a member of the Board of Fito Coramiasiouers. He is a self-made man and a great admirer of vouih, as well' as a firm friend and aiiviser of boy»: No man know» better how to address an assemblage of youth, ami hla reraakrs to newsbuye ou various occasions, are still treasured by many o< his h ar- rs. Mr. Siev. n» is a man of mc>d«at drese.with a prediliction for navy blue. He takes great interest ih the Fire Department, and is well liked by the Fire Laddies. To hise orle much of ibedepartment’sefBcienoy is due. Many and many a day last winter did ne travel to Oelumbue and argue with ihe Hainilten delegation in the Legislature in favor of tbo passage of the bill authorizing new engine bouses, and he succeeded; and seven new engine houses now aiaud in various stages of completion, a monuujeai to hia perseverance and energy. For sume limo Mr. Stevens has threatened to leave Cincinnati and locate iu Texas; still later he has cast longing eyes in the direction of Wichita, Kan. Those who know him best, however, say there is little danger of Mr. Steveus leaving the city, which he ¡oves almost as well as life itself, for a strange country. All of Mr. Htevens’ suocesees, and Sis fortune, were achieved In Cincinnati, and in Cincinnati he will prtibably remain until the end of the chapter.
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