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HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH, SATURDAY EVENING, MAT 18, 1889. THE DAILYJTELEGRAPH. HABBISBUftO PUBLISHING CO. M. W. MoSlarxtt, Manager. Published Every Evenluir Except Sunday. TKLKfiBAFH BuUalng, Tolrd and Market Streets Delivered within the city by carriers at Ten Cents a week. Mailed to Subscribers at Five Dollars a Year or Vnrtr - VlTta rvmta n. mnnth In advance. Tne only RepubUcan paper and the Oldest News - raoer Published in Harnsburtr, and tne oniy eroriing paper receiving Associated press dispatches. THE WEEKLTTELE6RAPH. Palil(Rhffl evfirv Tuesdav mornlnfr. SlnelecODtes by mall One Dollar and Twenty - Five Cents a xear, or, unk jjoixab rxtt x bah u paiu n au - var oe. Special rates to Clubs. Advertisements In Weekly Thirty cents perl lno. Dally Twentr cents a line; wit fltrureColuniBS, Thirty Cents a line ; with table work. Forty cents a une except ny special contract. A. V Remittances should be by Postal Honey Orders (not Postal Notes) or bv Registered Letter. It sent otherwise they will be at the risk ol the senaer. letters and telegrams should be addressed to THE HARRISBURtt PUBLISHING CO. HARRISBURO, PKNNA. DIR.. MAREE RETIRES. It is annoanced that Cliiis. L. Magee, the Western Pennsylvania Republican leader, has retired from politics. This may or may not be true, Mr. Magee is a very wealthy man, and Indulges in the game of politics for amusement and to help his friends. If be has retired it is because he has had all the fun he wants. But we opine that Mr. Magee will not stay out of the game very long, and when he so desires he will be found at work at the same old stand. One thing is certain, when his party calls he will be found gallantly .fighting for Republican principles and supremacy. He is not the man to shirk duty, as the magnificent Re publican majorities in Allegheny county attest . Mr. Magee may retire for a season of rest, but politics will not lose him for good. JOHK Jaeeett will make $10,000 a year ont of his foreign consulate. Good. Wish it were $20,000. He deserves it . - - ' " TOO QUICK WITH THE KNIFE. The New York physicians who held an antonsv on the body of Bishop, the mind - reader, before it was certain he - was dead, have been hauled up by the authorities for doing that which they had no legal authority to do. It is alleged now that Bishop had on several occasions laid two days in a catalep tic trance, and came out all right, and the dead man's mother insists that he was in a trance when the doctors cut him up. Other physicians, notably Dr. Sayre.say that the men who performed the autopsy were too quick with the knife. At all events the affair has caused a great deal of discussion among the physicians, and in this discussion the general public is let into a good deal of the inside of how the New York doctors operate and the undue haste in which a man is hacked to pieces after he is alleged to be dead. The . nhvsicianB will have to answer for their "mistake." Science is too expensive a lux ury if it demands live men to be cut up. Ex - Seceetaey Bayabd is about to be married to a young lady in Washington. This is one of the most sensible things the Secretary has done in later days. m ABOLISH IT. Flash literature had another victim yes terday. A Chicago youth, crazed by reading of the proweBS of scouts, cow - boys, train rob bers, buffalo hunters, road agents and In - . dians, deliberately shot two of his com - panions, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Almost every day the same sort of story comes to us of crazed boys running away from home to kill people in the west or killing somebody at their homes. Two weeks ago a Philadelphia youth with his pockets loaded down with flash literature pulled a revolver and shot a companion dead,' remarking, "That's the way the cow - boys do." There seems to be no help for it except to make it a misdemeanor to sell the trashy stuff, but the Legislature allowed such a bill to go by default at the last session in its efforts to pass a resolution providing for the New York junket . The flash novel ought to go. - It is announced that Judge White, of Pittsburg, who created such havoc among the liquor license applications, is going to take the stamp for prohibition. This is what you might call "rubbing it in.'' 9 B m It was considered of sufficient importance to cable yesterday that the Saraoau Congress held a two hours' session. Nobody cares particularly how mauy hours - the Congress puts in, but pretty much everybody would like to know what is being done, and whether the United States is holding her own. If there are not many executions in Pennsylvania the courts keep on convicting men of murder in the first degree, all the same. Yesterday a young man who committed s particularly brutal murder in Kenovo was convicted in the Clinton county court and sentencMirfBlcath. A case of cannecWjeef poisoning has oc curred at Newark. The best use to make of canned beet is to open the can and dump the contents into the sewer. ' FACT AND COMMENT. The Atlanta Constitution says "The bloody shirt must go." Very well, it is for the South to say. Bribery has been discovered in Baltimore's Councils. Quite natural. Baltimore's Councils are overwhelmingly Democratic. Calvin S. Brice wants to be Chairman of the National Democratic Committee. The experience of last fall seems to have been lost on him. CoL Tom Ochiltree says he was injured by a cab in Washington, and wants $25,000 damages. This is funnier than his red hair or his storied. What's this ? Trouble in the Star route service under Democratic rule ? By and by the light will break on the late administra tion and then look out Three foreign forgers who landed in New York yesterday were at once arrested and will be sent back. Haven't we enough of our own that these fellows should come here ? The unfortunate printer who put all of his money on "Hanover" in the Brooklyn handicaps lost it and then killed himself, should have waited until yesterday. Hanover" won. m Sureioi tbe Job Sooner or Later. SpringfleldJHomestead. A Springfield woman with an invalid husband, who was not expected to live, thought she would take time by the forelock and engaged a dressmaker several weeks ago to make a full suit of mourning for her. This week the dressmaker received a letter stating that the looked - for event had not yet taken place and the wife had decided to wait nntil the death of her husband, as she wished her suit made in the latest style, This cheerful postscript was added to the letter: "Please do not get discouraged about it You will be sure of the job sooner or later." Willing to Divide. Wew York Weekly. Pru3tidigitateur (during the grand gold - piece act) I could take $20 gold pieces from your pockets all night. Seedy Individual Go ahead, pard; I'll give ye half. Humors run riot in the blood at this season. Hood's Sarsaparilla expels every impurity and vitalizes and enriches the blood. 1 2 GILMORE'S JUBILEE FESTIVAL. J NEXT WEDNESDAY'S GREAT MUSICAL EVENT IN HARRI9BUKU. Something About P. 8. Cilmore, the l - a - mona Band Leader and Popular Con. doctor, and the Celebrated Artists lie Will Introduce That Artillery Accompaniment Other Fea - tures of the Jubilee. The smilin&r. eenial countenance of Pat rick Sarsfield Gilmore, originator and execu tive of the ereat Boston Jubilees, founder and developer of the present high - grade military band, the pet leader of New York and general favorite or America, is Known all over the hemisphere and throughout most parts of the world, and wherever known he is loved by the people for his many good qualities of mind and heart and his general musical abilities. From his single brain emanated the great iV Boston Jubilees, the X)i two most gigantic "V festivals recorded in history; and against fearful odds he labored for months to gain recognition of their feasibility, and finally, after almost superhuman Strug gles, overcame all obstacles and saw them blaze in tri umph, This is the twentieth anniversary of the first of these sublime affairs and Gil - more is giving a series of Jubilees throughout the large De Vere. cities to commemorate the event Gilmore's iustly celebrated band, with its . - . 1 - i 1 1 many unequaiea soioisis, win mrm hid foundation of the celebration. There will also be the anvils and artillery features, and eight great special artists will be introduced who are as strong as any that could possibly be associsted together for such a purpose. Signorina Clementina De Vere will prove a card oi most at tractive and interest ing quality, because she is the latest of really great Italian soprano singers to visit our shores, and brilliant promises are made for her. She is a total stranger to us, ex cepting in the repu tation which precedes her. New York has received her with distinguish ed tavor, and placed her among Patti, Gerster, Nilsson and Jenny Lind. She Stone - Barton. is said to possess a voice very simil ar to Gerster's, with good strength and a most brilliant execution. . Her method is Italian, being a pupil of the Florence Conservatory and Albertine Baucarde. She also studied with Gounod, Thomas and Verdi. - She is young and at the very outset of a fresh career, which promises, to be meteoric in bril - liancy. The American prima donna soprano is Mme. Blanche Stone - Barton, a lady of queenly beauty and remarkably fine voice, fully 'developed m the Italian school. As an artist the receives Mr. Gilmore's heartiest praise, and although never heard l n ilarrisburg 1 s nevertheless well - known. The best ,five years of her I studies was with the European masters, Randegger, of JOon - don, and the great Marchesi, of Pans, Helen Dudley Campbell. The flexibility of her voice and the brilliancy of her execution are marvelous, and the refinement of art tamps her every effort Miss Helen Dudley Campbell is the young and charming contralto, Mme. Cappiani's brightest pupil. Her voice is the purest, and her culture beautifully flavors every note ut tered. Miss Campbell has the reputation of a thorough and refined artist with the finest feeling, which is conscientiously displayed in all her singing, The three ladies are remarkable especial! v for being young, and possessing fresh voices and being at the commencement of careers instead ; of being on the waning side. The celebrated Campanini, with the truest feeling, the finest method and perfection of the vocal art, can never fail to be a favorite. His career is that ol the finest of all tenors, and he is tco well - known from his birth at the anvil to Campanini. his present celebrity to need a word of praise or promise. Eugene de Danckwardt is a dashing young Swedish tenor with a olear Scandinavian voice and a well de - v e 1 o p e d French method, learned under Masset, Striglia and Barbot, in Paris. His voice is of good range, easily compassing high U., and is tun, sympa thetic and even throughout. His music will be sung in English and French, as well as in his native tongue. Signor Del Puente is another favorite who needs no intro - Danckwardt. duction. He is the grandest of baritones, being excellent in voice, method and art His studies were mostly pursued under Guericia and Scafato, and his early successes were all in the old world. He has long been an American ia vorite and enioys flattering social prominence. He is the ideal Toreador ic "Carmen," and that will be one of his songs here. When the name of Myron Whitney is mentioned the chord is touched which sounds the worn ot victory in' advance. Such a voice, such a refined, elevating basso, , has never been equaled in America. The great Vanucini and the fine Del Puente, master, Kandegger, were his teachers, and no pupil ever did them more honor. Sig. Rodolfo Ferrari, whom Gilmore r 6 S?WAt " m n 7 raau selected as; the pianist of his Jubilees, stu died in the liceo (conservatory) of Bologna,' and came out in 1880 with the diplo - m a of composer. He took the only prize, mention honorable, for a melody for string instruments given by the Liceo Marcello at Venice, one of the most important mU ncal conservatories in Italy. This com position was played at Venice, Ureviso, and at the Musical Exposition at Bo Whitney. logna last year, ne onmnnsed amonc others also a nscherzo or - rhpsfrnlfi. whicn was periormca uy mo ui - r . . e . i it,. chestra of La Scalia. As an orchestra leader he directed at the Fenice (Venice). Pergola (Florence), Muse (Ancoua).and he bad the most honorable position last year, directing the classical concerts at the musical - exhibition at Bologna, having been chosen by the professors of the Liceo there. All of these artists' represent leading teachers, and embody ia in liiwh decree Bodolfo Ferrari. novfaoKin n that thrir singing will be V A. JVl ivvmvuj w to a musical education. Bein a celebration of the Boston Jubilee, it is auite proper that the "Anvil Chorus ohnnlri he renrodnced. with its accompani - mant nf Anvils and artillerv. This will be ilon with all its ereat effect, the cannon be ing placed outside of the building and discharged with - electric wires, so that the booming will be heard in as precise time as the beating of a bass drum. The section cut of the breech of the cannon shows how Gilmore's patent artillery loaded at - the breech, and the connecting wires - for electric dis charge. The battery consists of six guns, which can be fired 120 times per minute, They will be placed in the park opposite the Onera House, and the electric wires run to the stage. There will be two concerts at the Grand Onera House Wednesday next afternoon at 2 :30. evening at 8 o'clock. The seat sale is already open at Markley's drug store, and the attendance for both concerts promises to be as large as the Opera House can accommodate. In many places people are being turned away, so it will be well to look early to reserving seats and not possibly miss this magnificent musical opportunity. - NEW PUBLICATIONS. A Volume for the Thoughtfal. The History of Ancient Civilization. Edited by Rev. J. Verschoyle, M. A. New Yorkr D. Appleton & Co. " This hand book is intended to facilitate, especially for students in advanced classes of schools, a comprehensive view of ancient civilization. It is based on M. JJucpndray s Historic Sommaire de la Civilisation." This work was first translated by a capable hand and then re - written in large part for the sake of greater accuracy and fuller information. The best authorities have been drawn upon in tracing the march of the human intellect in the various ceuntries. In introduction is sketched the beginning of civilization, traditions, monuments, the stone, bronze and iron ages and the general progress of mankind. The monuments and arts of - Egypt are summarized with the manners and customs of its early people and their organization of society. The Babylonians and Assyrians are then considered and afterward the religion and social state of the Jews. Phoenicia is discussed and the Aryans, Hindoos and Persians. Then the author brings us down to the Greek civiliza tion, the growth in the heroic age, the literature and art and diffusion of Greek genius. Borne follows with its conquests, its society under the Empire and the Latin literature and art The book fills a long deplored vacancy in the. libraries of our teachers and scholars and will be found interesting to the general reader as well. For sale at Fleming's book store. An Entertaining Journey. Feom Japan to Gbanada. Sketches of observation and inquiry in a tour round the world in 1887 - 8. By James Henry Chapin, Ph. D. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Some people possess in a remarkable degree the faculty of seeing things. When such people journey in out of the way places and are pleased to write down their experiences and the results of their observation the consequence is what the critics call a charming book of travels. Mr. Chapin is a practical traveler, and has written a very practical, interesting - book. He goes over some old ground, but does not become dull in doing it, and some of his relays bring him into comparatively new places, as, for instance, Ceylon, which has not been much used as material for books. His descriptibn of the Island is both comprehensive and graphic. The whole is entertaining and companionable. The reading public will be glad that the author put his experiences in print For sale at Fleming's book store. 'Adam Kent's Choice." Bv Humphrey Elliott No. 11 of the ""Manhattan Series" of Popular American Novels. Published by A. L. Burt 56 Beekman street, N. Y., at 25 cents. The story deserves a general indorsement by the public, not only on account "of its true literary merit but from the charm of originality which governs the tale from beginning to end. It will interest alike the novel readers of both sexes. It deals with the wavering love of a man neither good nor bad, but whose life becomes entangled with the first love of a pure young girl and the ungovernable love of an older woman of the world. Once a Week, An illustrated literary journal published in New York by P. F. Collier, is now one of the most attractive publications of its class in the country. It is beautifully printed, the illustrations are first class, and the letter press leaves nothing to be desired X he publication has' just entered its third volume, but it has already gained great popularity, which must increase as time passes. The number for Saturday next contains a supplement of 32 pages containing the newest novel, entitled "Lady Blue beard," by the author of "Zit and Xoe." All of which goes for ten cents a bargain, even in these days of cheap literature. In the Magazines. A serial story entitled "The Begum's Daughter" is an attractive feature of tbe Atlantic Monthly for several months, be ginning with the May number. It is bv n,uwiii jjagseirer xiynner, wnose previous novels, "Penelope's Suitors" and "Agnes Surriage," have given him an enviable repu tation. He Struck the Right Man. The other day an important - looking gentleman took a seat beside a quiet man in an Arkansas railway carriage and began a conversation. "I'm going up to Little Rock," he said, ' 'to get a pardon for a convicted thief. I'm not personally uiquitinted with the Governor, but he can't uiford to refuse me." "Is the fellow guilty ?" asked the man. "Of. course he is; but that makes no difference. His friends have agreed to give me $500 if I get him out, and the thermometer is very low when 1 can t get up a good talk Where are you traveling ?" "Going to Little Rock." Do you live there ? "Yes." ' Terhaps yon might be of some service to me. What business are you in ?" "I'm the Governor." He wasn't of the least 'service to him." is MRS. MONTGOMERY SWIFT. A Disconsolate Society Girl's Darlk Successful Ruse. ,r i, , Jessica Wynne had waving brown hair. merry dancing eyes, red lips always narted over small white teeth, a round waist and a bright fresh complexion; she was barely 17, a perfect edition of the pocket Venus and the possessor of a fair portion. These were her assets, against which stood the - facts that she lived in a quiet country honan in Wales, that she had neither father nor mother, and had been since her babyhood the charge of a widowed, childless aunt blessed ,1 l 1 il - A f . witu u imiiauiurojjLi; turn oi mina and more solicitous of sparing labor to her lady helps .i r i i .r . ii - i man ui i - uuinuuuug iu me pleasures of her niece. However, on the whole, the odds were in favor of the girl, who beincr rifted with a fearless, independent nature, contrived to make the most of opportunites, and as she grew up became the acknowledged belle f - 3 TT . or tne couairy siue. er reputation ex tended as far as L,arditt and Brecknock, and i. : . - no comity ui gamauu uu.ii was , ueemed a success unless Miss Wynne was m - esent She was escorted to these festivities by some bliging chaperon, to .whom Mrs. Polsover trusted her, sometimes for a couple of days at a stretch, with many recommendations as to propriety and deportment One never to be forgotten day Jessica was invited by some acquaintances she had made at Cardiff, and who had taken a great fancy to her, to spend two months with them in London immediately after Easter. The girl passed a Week in a delirious joy of preparation and anticipation ; she dreamed of triumphs which would eclipse those of the lit tle Welsh belle, of intoxicating. delights, of parties, balls, Hurlingham, Sandown, the new club, the theaters, of all the places she had read ot m tne society papers; and. look ing at her pretty face in the glass, she even hoped that it might be her proud fate to see her name in print as "the lovely Miss Wynne in some - glorihed paragraph. CoL and Mrs. Tressilian, her future hosts, were a lashionanie, miaaie - aged couple, ad dicted to a good deal of wandering over Europe in search of health and amusement but generally occupying a fine house in South Ken sington during the season, where they enter tained liberally both their compatriots and foreigners, whenever they were not them selves being entertained. Jessica Wynne returned to Wales at the beginning of July. If Mrs. Polsover had been observant she might have noticed shadow in the laugning Drown eyes, a certain compression in the scarlet lips. ' She vaguely observed that the girl was unusually reticent about ner juonuon . experiences. "Yes, London was very gay plenty, of things going 'on, of course ; lots of fine gowns. good music. Oh, yes, heaps of concerts, too many of them. "Mad she enjoyed her self?" of course; how could she help enjoy ing herself in London during the season?' and answers to that effect - . The truth of the matter was that the popular little Welsh belle had been sorely neglected in London. She found, to her in dignant dismay, that her beauty, wit and repartee remained unappreciated; with in creasing choler, she soon remarked that other maidens, as fresh and fair as herself, shared her ignominious obscurity. . Her - consciousness, which was not conceit told her that she was sacrificed to rivals less fair, less clever, and above all, less young; she realized that one and all of tbe snccessful queens of society were odious married women fast bold, exacting, tyrannical matrons, who monopolized the attention of all the men. She saw those unprincipled creatures . sur rounded by their courtiers at the play and at the races; they were asked to dinners, picnics and balls and when poor little Jessica did get a card for a dance the entertainment painruiiy reminded ner or tne nreaking np ' festivities at her school, where the white frocks so hopelessly predominated over the black coats. Remembering all these things, the girl set her teeth hard, gathered her eyebrows into a resolute frown and vowed that if she had lost her first inning she would be even yet with the London world. Miss Wynne had not forgotten her vow, or else fortune favored her. .A; year later Mrs. Polsover died, leaving half her money to the lady helps, the other half to Jessica, who became, almost an heiress. . When Bix months had passed, a little paiagraph appeared in several Welsh papers containing the following intelligence : ; x "We understand that the beautiful Miss Jessica Wynne will, at the expiration of her mourning, return to society as the bride of Capt Montgomery Swift This gallant officer, now en leave, will, however, shortly after the honeymoon be compelled to join his regiment abroad. " - ; . , This announcement shorn of local hyperbole, gradually found its way into the Birmingham and Manchester dailies, and finally drifted into one or two London papers. Mrs. Montgomery Swift took a charming furnished house in Mayf air, kept a perfectly appointed brougham and victoria, procured her toilets from Paris and forthwith became the rage. Her gowns were copied, her repartees quoted, her 5 o'clock at homes crowded. ahe gave neither dinners nor parties, availed herself of a few of the intro ductions obtained through the - Tressulians, who were abroad ; with charming impertinence and pretty audacity dropped all the people she considered bores, and plunged into the maddest whirl of social dissipation, American girls gnashed their teeth with envy when the little "grass widow" carried off their most hopeful admirers, dowagers frowned, young matrons pursed their lips, mothers of marriageable daughters were bit ter, but Mrs. Montgomery bwilt heeded them not, and reveled in her popularity, "Who the deuce is Capt. Swift, and whore does he hang out?" queried a guardsman of a fellow warrior parting from Jessica, when she re - entered her carriage after her daily walk in the park. - "Who cares a big D for the husband of a pretty woman? was the flippant answer. "He 8 somewhere on the gold coast r in India, or at Suakim, she tells me; he might be dead and buried for all I care only it s much safer to know there s a husband some where; and, to do the little woman justice, although she flirts to the nines, she does drag the captain in pretty freely ; and even were he to mount guard over her like a watch dog he wculdn t find much to make a rumpus about. "No,', sajd the other, reflectively, pulling his mustache; "it s a case of Canute and the sea 'just so far and no farther.' She's ticklish one to deal with. I don't quite make her out "She does pull a fellow up pretty short sometimes, that's a fact; but she's awfully jolly no confouuded sentiment about her not like those old stagers who run you in before you know where you are. She's rare fun, by jove 1" and he smiled with retrospec tive enjoyment For once the yerdict of clubs, mess rooms and smoking rooms was l ust ; Mrs. Mont gomery Swift's morals were unimpeachable. Without ostentation she frequently alluded to her absent consort, retailed passages from his correspondence, bewailed the long exile and frequent changes entailed by his pro fession, wondered how long he would remain in those outlandish places where wives were an impossibility, and occasionally reduced her admirers to frantic despair by announce ing her intention of joining Captain Swift wherever he might be sent next. When as sured that snch self immolation would be madness she pensively concluded that per haps it was wiser to await his return to civilization and England. Sometimes not very often Jessica was alone, and then she would look at herself in the glass and smile quaintly. "Isn't it funny?" she murmured, scanning her fea tures. "I am sure I am not quite so fresh and pretty as I was two years ago, and don't think I'm nearly as nice. And yet - then nobody even looked at me, while now " Her eyes sparkled. "Oh, my blessed husband what a service you have rendered me ! And to think I shall never, never be able to repay you ! Toward the middle of August with the abruptness which characterized all her movements, Jessica, without a word of warning to her courtiers, accepted an invitation to spend a fortnight in Scotland with a young married couple who had taken a houBe on Loch Lomond fo?two months. She had not been told whether or not there would be other guests, but she knew that the Bellunes had the knack of making people comfortable, and she felt just a little tired of a surfeit of devotion, and inclined to escape from it and rusticate in comparative solitude. So one morning she found herself at St "Rlncras station, and wheu her maid, previous . to seeking her seeond - class carriage, had settled her in a first - class one, with her books, rags nddressing bag, she prepared for ner long solitary journey with .restful satisfaction. However, just as tne nour tor departure had struck the door of her carriage was violently opened, a military looking portmanteau and case were, tnrust in, a guaro exclaimed, Plenty of room i ust in time jump m, sir thank yon, sir !" and Slammed the door again upon a tall, handsome . man, who had entered hurriedly, and who, as the train steamed out of the station, looked rather disconcerted in finding himself tete - a - tete with ayonng, pretty and elegant woman. Before reaching Leicester the travelers had already exchanged a few commonplace civilities connected with the pulling up and down of windows, the loan of newspapers, etc. Instinctively they recognized that they belonged to the same social class; each dis covered in the other a certain independent, unconventional originality, - ' and, like strangers meeting by chance at some dinner party, they soon began to converse on every possible suDjeci. . i "Do yon propose stopping at ifidinbnrgr said the gentleman, when, after Nor man ton and lunch, they had resumed their seats. "For the night perhaps; but I am bound for Invcsnaid, " answered Jessica, ; "Ah '" with a slight Atart ."I have some friends about there myself relations. sI wonder if they know my . - friends at tne lowerer - .. . ; - '4 "The Bellunes?" . - . :. . . , "Exactly. : "Why, Dora Bellune is my cousin, and I am on my way to see her." "How very amusing I Well, I had an intuition that we should meet again in fact, I had quite mapped out your destiny before reaching Bedford,'" ' . . " . : " " , Let us hear the horoscope past present anu iuture; tne nrsi will, it correct be a guarantee for crediting the last" . I consent to tell yon what I think of you; but only if you tell me first who you think I am. . . - "Would you be offended if I said a charm ing woman? Don't frown; I have not said it' "Be serious. Am I maid, wife or widow?" . "Not a miss, certainly,", with a fine can - tempt on the noun . "Of coarse not or yoa would ' not have deigned to be even decently civil." "Frankly, I am at fault now. Is it wife? Is it widow?" V - '1 own there may be reason for a doubt, You see, it is difficult to be a widow with out having been a wife,' and as men don't marry girls nowadays, it is equally difficult to be a wife. However, as no other status has been invented, I have a husband." f'Andl no wife, although I have been married. - : . - ' - - "A widower ! Hum ! : I should not have thought so." . . v "No, not a widoweiv I was married with out my knowledge, by mistake, in default. The newspapers married me I heard of it in India and so persistently that I got a three months' leave only to make myself a free man once more. I left the P. & O. three days ago, and am on my way to the Bellunes to ask what they were about in allowing their , nearest relative to be labeled all over the world as booked and done for, "A hard case, and one deserving of. much pity. So the indignity of wedlock has been put npon you. - Accept my deepest sympathy. " "i on may laugh, bat it was, is odious All the fellows out there af ;t to believe it is true that I am a derelict ausband with a family. On landing here I found no end of letters of congratulation. I dare not show myself at the clubs. If at first I was inclined to treat the matter lightly, now I am deter mined to sift the whole thing, sne the libelers, and give a public denial "To the compromising accusation of matri mony r I would if I were. you. "l shall," he said, sternly, They were just steaming into the Carlisle station. Jessica remained alone, while her companion smoked a cigar on the platform. she took advantage of the gathering twilight to rise, and. unperceived, to examine the hat box reposing . in ' the rack. She had some difficulty in dcipering it, and fell back into the seat as the owner of it stepped once more into the carriage. He fancied she looked very pale, and asked her if she was tired. She did not answer at once, but as soon as the train was fairly under way she said abruptly: ."Is your, name Montgomery Swilt?" . t... ; "It is," he said, surprised ; but glancing at the hat box which lay in an altered position, he added : "Have yon : guessed that too, yon fortune teller?" "And you call yourself a captain? said Jessica, in the same harsh voice. - "I do till I become a maior. 'Impossible ! - There is not a Captain Montgomery Swift in the whole British army." ; . : ' - : - ' - ; 1 beg your pardon, I am that humble officer." - - . "No, you are not; there is no such man in the army list there was not a year ago, ' "Possibly not at that time, for a year ago I was Monty Gordon.' ; Last . Christmas a good old man, who was my godfather, died and left me all his fortune and estates; on condition that I should take and bear his name. I complied. A Swift was mannfac tured out of a UOrdon, and yet - remain a captain. Under either application, equally at your command. : But now I must ask of your dressing bag the same introduction fur nished by my hat box, and learn by what name I can address my traveling incognita when I meet her again at the Towers. He quietly bent over the - flap of Jessica's 'neat Russia leather bag, but saw only the letters - "Ah." he said, ''the same initials as mine;" then, "interrogatively, "they spell?" "Jessica Montgomery Swift A dead silence followed. Jessica lay back against the cushions, motionless, with a crimson flush on her cheeks and forehead, Capt Swift felt that some painful mystery was about to be disclosed and that the wc man by his side was gathering strength for a great effort. He generously repressed every sign of curiosity or astonishment, and waited hei pleasure. After a few moments she turned toward him and spoke slowly and hesitatingly. "I throw myself upon your mercy, Capt Swift; do not deny publicly to morrow that yon ever were married to - Jessica Wynne. Do not pursue those who originated that libel. Give me time. I assure you that I will do mv utmost to undo what I have done. " She looked very young and fair, with her earnest eves and moist lashes. "What have you done?" he said, simply. ' "Listen to me. and forgive me if you can When I came to London, at 18, I found it a horrid place ; only married women were ad mired, petted and courted we girls were nowhere. So I made up my mind to come back to town married, and as I had not a husband handy they are so. , scarce you Know I invented one. I thought . JL was quite safe. I wanted him to be an officer, because England has such a lot of troops in places people never go to. . I looked all oyer the army and navy lists to make sure I did no choose a name belonging to any living man; I christened him Montgomery Swift, haphazard; I put the paragraphs in the papers. He was a very likely sort of a husband to have, you know, and it seems so natural that hie should forever be among tbe savages anywhere. Nobody seemed to care about him at all; but they did for his wife simply because she - was not a girl, and it was all working beautifully. Oh, why did you turn up? Whv did you have a Swift for a godfather? Why did he die?" "Would it have suited you to keep up this farce much longer ?" said Capt Swift gravely, but an amused look passed in his eyes. "Only a little while," said Jessica, promptly. "I intended becoming a widow very soon some of the climates out there are so unhealthy no one would have asked any questions. One accepts anything in London when it is convenient to be credulous ; but if you are that horrid man, please don't expose me yet" . "Not till I am dead, eh?" "I can't make him out dead, now, she said petulantly ; "but I will go away, hide myself, never show my face again." ."That would be a pity; there must be some other way to achieve widowhood." "Don't be cruel it is dreadful ! and I know I have been very foolish. But really," she added, with a resumption of her old quaint coquetry, "I can't do more than ask your pardon." "Yes you can ; you can ask for my advice, " he said, extending his hand, "and on my honor as a gentleman, I will help you to get out of this scrape." They talked low and earnestly for the re - mainder of the journey. At Edinbnrg they shook hands warmly and parted. , Neither Jessica nor Capt Swift went to the Towers. Two . separate , telegrams informed Mrs. Bellune that her expected gnests were un avoidably prevented from joining her party; nor did Mrs Montgomery Swift gladden the hearts of her faithful swains by her presence at the fashionable resorts of summer or early antumn. Three months later Jessica was walking on the seashore only a mile distant from a pretty village near Bagni di Lucca, looking as tresb, crisp and fair as before ner first disastrous London campaign, only there was a new tenderness - in the dancing eyes as she lifted them trustfully to those of a tall man on whose arm her small hand rested. "And so you are really, truly not sorry that you never denied vour marriage with Miss Wynne?" she said, coaxingly. wot sorry, at all. darling, as it saves me the fuss of communicating it now." answered uapt &wift "Im desperately glad, though, it s au settled and done with. MRS. COOPER'S NIECE. "Philip," said old John Briggs to his son, "you are 28 years old to - day. " 'So the family record says, father, re sponded the elegant young gentleman ad dressed. "I am disposed to place implicit reliance upon it and on you. 'You have done nothing since yoa left college but kill time. 'It is only retaliation in advance, sir, Some day or other the old chap with the scalp lock and scythe will kill me. "You are too flippant Since your Aunt Priscilla left you five thousand a year, you have done nothing but spend the money, Your income ought to be enough for a single man, bat yoa draw on me, too. "1 11 try to draw on you less, sir. "It's not that Philip. You are quite welcome to a check now and then, for I know that you neither game nor revel, and I don t mind your horses, ; your club, your natural history craze, nor your luxurious . tastes. But still you spend more money and get less for it than most young men of your age have too much, in fact 'I don t find it too much. sir. In fact 1 was thinking what a graceful thing it would be if you were to double it a mere trifle to a gentleman of your means. I have to nse the most pitiful economy, I assure yon." "Oh. that's at. eh? Welt there is a mode to increase it very much. You haye heard me speak of Philander Sprigga, of New York?" "Money londer and skinflint? I have heard of him." "Nonsense, Philip. He is a qnite worthy, as well as a very wealthy, man. and if he prefers to invest ready money in short loans what of that? I lend my money, or some of it sometimes. "But not at cent per cent. "jNo matter. 1 don t propose that you shall borrow of him. He has an only child, who will inherit all his vast property, just as yoa will mine. "Does she shave notes, lather? Jr Ml, be kind enough not to indulge in chaff. I have seen her and talked with her, She is young, handsome, well educated, and has good, taste a society gentlewoman with domestic tastes. "Well, father, you are not so old, and since you admire her so much, 1 see no reason why " "atop your nonsense and listen, bpriggs and I had a talk over it when I was in New York, and we have concluded, if you two come together, to chip in equally and settle a half - million on you on your wedding day, With what yon have yon 11 do well enough for a while, "I'd like to oblige you, father. I suppose I must marry some day ; but it will be some one I love, and then, Philadelphia like, insist on a woman of good family. Some one you love! Mow the deuce do yoa know you'll not love her till you see her, Good family I Of course you re entitled to that The peerage of England is full of Viscount Briggses. . The Briggses are found in the "Almanach von Gotha" among the erlaucJit families. Your grandfather made $300,000 in hides and tallow, and if he had not invested it in real estate that multiplied itself more than 10 fold before he died, I should have been in the same business to day, and yoa in the counting room or ware house. Family, indeed! You're a foolish boy, Philip, and your aunt's legacy . has mined you.', "I wish, sir, there were a half - dozen more old aunts to continue my rmn in the same way. It is of no nse getting angry, father. You can't keep it np. I'll take to anything you say law, phyBic or divinity, sell my horses, drop my club, read by the cubic foot but to marry exense me." "See here, Phil," exclaimed his father. who by this time was at a white heat you can marry to please me, and I will not only start you fairly in life now, but leave you all 1 have when I am gone. Marry to suit some foolish fancy of your own, and I'll yes, I'll found an asylum for idiots. Now you under stand me." And Briggs marched off leaving his son to his meditations. "If I stay here, " said Philip to himself, "father and I will quarrel. Better give the dear old gentleman a chance to cool off. I'll ruralize a little." That afternoon Philip packed a portman teau and with a fishing - rod and mineral hammer started off to Montgomery county, where an old college - mate of his had married and settled, one whom he had long promised to visit. When he arrived there he learned that Boudinot and his wife had gone to Long Branch for the season, and their servants with them, the house being in charge of a care - taker. Philip heard of good fishing in a stream four miles off and concluded to try it He found lodgings at a farm bouse near the place, owned by a man named Seth Cooper. - His quarters were quite comfortable. The house was an old stone building of ante - revolutionary erection, and was roomy. He was assigned to a chamber upstairs looking out on a trimly kept garden in which old - fashioned flowers and pot herbs were grown side by side, and which sent a pleasant fragrance through the open window. The room itself was adorned with pictures and knick - knacks, showing feminine taste, and the bedstead was furnished with a hair mattress, and not the bag of feathers of the vicinage. "Decidedly," said Philip to himself, "there is another female on the premises, something younger and possibly fairer than the substantial Dame Cooper, and with some refined taste." But neither that day nor that week did he see any woman other than Mrs. Cooper or the hired girl. In a week's time the country grew monotonous to him. . As he sat upon the veranda one afternoon debating the matter, a wagon was driven up the lane and stopped at the door. Lightly out stepped a young woman in a neat traveling dress, and tne driver followed her with a large trunk, under which he staggered, burly as he was. Mrs. Cooper came from the kitchen and exclaimed : "Why it's Gwenny, I declare!" . "You dear old Aunty Ruth!" said the new - comer, hugging and kissing the farmer's wife. "I came to have a good time for a month." "And so you shall, my dear," was the hearty reply. Philip took an ocular inventory of the looks, dress and manner of the newcomer as he took off his hat "A sweet face and graceful figure, and presentable anywhere, " was his internal comment. "Here's luck. I shall not visit the branch yet " "You have a boarder, aunty," said the girl when upstairs with Mrs. Cooper. "Ye3. He's a Mr. Bee," said the other. "It don't look as if he had any call to work for his living, judging by his white hands and his fix - ups, and he's plenty of money." "Bee! Then he isn't a busy bee. But he's good looking; if he be agreeable he'll do for a walking stick." Mrs. Cooper's mistake as to Philip was natural enough. When she had asked his name on his coming he had said, in his airy way, "Philip B., at your service," and she had taken the sound of the initial for his surname. After she had called him Mr. Bee several times Philip saw tbe blunder, smiled at it, and, as the naval officers say, "made it bo;" and when Gwenny came to the table she was introduced, "Miss Gwenny, Mr. Bee." As she was the niece he concluded her name to be Cooper, but as the farmer addressed her as Miss Gwenny, and the farmer's wife as Gwenny, Philip chose the more respectful form of the two. jrnuiD soon learned tnat "uwenav ' was the diminutive of Gwenllian, and not of the more stilted Gwendoline, which interested him. Philin's mother nail nann a Pnwel. with Welsh blood in her veins, and bore the same name. This later Gwenllian was a mystery to him. VY nat was 8he a tnarhor? Ska ha A r. - . tne loos nor the way of a schoolma'am. A governessr Possibly. If so, in a good family. But her belongings were not of the oaoAni1.1i.n I. i 1 m!l! . 1 """ tuuip naa a Keen eye ' for female appareL Her 1un f rarest; her gloves were perfect and of the newest; her dresses were pretty in material and well - fitting, thongh auiet in inns though she displayed little in the way of I jewelry, the stone that sparkled on the head or a lace pm was unmistakably a diamond. Sane had been well cnltured. and everv word and action showed a purity that fitted her name. . On the other hand, Philip - was as much a mystery to the young girl. He was a gentle man beyond doubt But what was he doing there, a man of culture, refinement and ! sesthetic tasteB, idling along. - .The girl did not at first deem she was the attraction, but 1 it came to her after five weeks, and she grew shy, and her shyness for the last week of her stay infected Philip, who - became shy too, and lost all. ease. At length she announced to Mrs., Cooper that she, had to return home to Philadelphia the next day. All the night that folio wed. Philip lay and tossed restlessly. He could not sleep. : He felt that his father would be as good as his i word, but he would win a wile then or never. Near morning he arose, dressed and sat at the window nntil the sun . showed itself. Then he slipped ont of the house and strolled toward a glen a few yards off, intending to remain ont until he heard the breakfast bell. Tt". narl Kaoti a fivwi(A Viannt nf fliA turn and yet for the last few days both had"Dool "Fc!f"Ol"Q "Ronf QTll avoided It He made his way to a mossy J - UVdl JOlClliU( JLLUllb CUIU rock, which formed a sort of rustic seat and there he saw Gwenny. "Miss i wenllian, , he exclaimed. She rose with a . rather embarrassed air. I rested badly last night Mr. Bee, and I came out at daybreak. I have been here ever since. The morning air seems to refresh me." "I have the same experience," he said, L have rested badly, or rather have not rested at all. I " one looKed np inquiringly, and. at some thing she read in his face, dropped her own, while a flush overspread his face and neck. "bwennyl ' he said, desperately, and took her hand. The fingers trembled in his, bat were not drawn. "Gwenny, darling, he said ; "we are to part to - day. Do you know tnat i. love yon dearly? Do yon Philip?" she murmured, but did not look np. "u - wenny, he said, "I have been sailing under talse colors, but innocently enough. I have a way among my friends of using my initials, and so I am called among them P. B., or Air. ii. wnen your annt . asked , my name, I said: 'Mr. B.,' and I did not care to undeceive her; bat I desire no concealment from you, unless yoa do not care for me. Then we will part as we met; but I" shall be a changed man. tie waited tor a repiv. There was a slight tightening of her fingers on bis as she halt whispered: ion mast know that I care for yon, Philip." "Now, darling," said the exultant Philip, you must 1st me speak to your . father to - day." . "I fear you may find him rather obstinate, sne said. 'tie sets an undue store by my daughter. i can Batisiv him or my position in society, and that I am able to maintain you, I have means of my own, and have well, I may say I had great expectations ; but my rather, who is several, times a. millionaire, has taken it into his head to fit me with a wife. I prefer to choose for myself. If yoa will be content to share what I have, Philip Briggs does not care for more. "Briggs rhilipr cried liwenny, releasing herself from his grasp and looking at him wonderingly. "Is vour father s .: name John?" "Yes." "And he Iive3 in Philadelphia?" "Yes." Gwenny burst into a peal of silvery laughter. "Do not feel vexed Philip," she said at length. "I am only laughing at the similarity of our positions. My father chose a husband for me in the same way, and it was to escape discussion of the matter that I took these few weeks' rustification, Mrs. Cooper is; my old nurse, and I have called her 'aunt' ' from the : : time " I : could toddle around. 1 She was married from bur house. Her husband had very little money, and father bought them this farm and stocked it. But - oh! think, Philip, dear. how your father and mine will chuckle! You are Philip Briggs, and I I am Gwenl lian Spnggs! HAHB18BDRQ MARKET. .. Following are the quotations for to - day : Butter. 20025c. - - - Cheese. English. 1015c ; pineapple, 1525c ; country cneese, pint, oc. :. - .. JttOQS. lX14C. - " ; Fish. Bass, 1215C ; coddsh, 812XC ; catfish, 12Xl5o; salmon, I2tfl5c; halibut, 1518c; smoked salmon, 30c ; Kennebec salmon, 8035c ; haddock, 8c; brook trout, $1 per lb; lake pike, 10c; salmon trout, I2c; shad,2050c. , .. r. Lara. 1012C ' " ; - - . Meats. Beef, sirloin steak, I618c; pin, 15I6C; round, 12c; tenderloin. 80c ; - porter - house, 16c; chuck, 10c; shoulder.. 10c; roast rib, 15c; chuck, 10c; : boiling, 68c ; ' veal cutlets, 20c, roast, 10(l9c; stewing, 810c; mutton legs, 15c; roasts, 13c; breast, 8c; spring lamb; hind quarters, 35c; fronts, 25c; dried beef, 30c; hams, 14 16c; hams, sliced, I620c; bacon, 12c; shoulder, 10iic; bologna, 2530c; pudding, 8l0c; sausage, 109 lac v ; corn beeCi2c $tb..: . : Poultry. Chickens, 12c per pound live, 13Q15C dressed; pigeons, 25c per pair. Vegetables. New onions 5o per bunch : onions, 20c per half peck;: cabbage, 6i2c per head ; beets, 5c per bunch ; new potatoes, ;040c . half peck ; potatoes, 8810c per, half peck, or 4550o per bushel ; - lettuce, 5c per plate; kale, lOc per half peck ; spinach, 20c per half peck; raalshes,5c per bunch; asparagus, 8ioc per bunch; oyster plant, 6i5o per bunch; sauer kraut 5c per quart; sweet potatoes, 10 - 20c per half peck; celery, 5i0c per bunch; rhu - barb,35c; now cabbage, 6l5o per head; salad, 5c per head; new beans, 30c per half peck; cucumbers, $3 per dozen; new tomatoes, $1 50 per peck; peas, 20c per half peck. ' Flour - and Grain. Wheat 597C; rye, 65c; corn, 37c; oats, 3032c; f Lochlel flour, $5 00 ; Pax ton roller flour, retail, $5 50; bran, $16; shorts, S16,; middlings, $20; buckwheat S2 50 per 100; corn meal, 85c. . Fruits. Lemons, dozen, 20(3 25c; oranges, dozen, 2540c; apple butter, pint, 8i2c; honey, glass, I520c; bananas, 2039c per doz; apples, 1525C per half peck; cranberries. 10c per quart; snellbarks, 6i0e per quart; walnuts, 5c per glass; strawberries. 2025c per box (fair). Cured Fruit. Prunes, 720c; English currants 10c; raisins, London layer. 2025c; raisins, seedless, 1012C; California apricots, 20926c. Driea Fruit. Apples, :8i0c. peaches, l035e; cherries, 5c; cherries, seeded, I5&0c; dried corn, 12i5c per pint. THE TOBACCO MARKET. Lancaster. - . - Another week of dull business has slipped away. There is nothing doing in old goods. A round of the jobbers results in "nothing worth mentioning." The manufacturers are the only persons who buy old goods, and they buy so sparingly; that hardly a ripple on the surface of the market is created by their limited operations. One hundred cases will take in the entire week's sales. Very few sales of last year's goods are now made. The season may be said to be over. The packers ere now devoting their attention to dotting up the season's w ork. They are still running pretty full handed, but a few weeks more will see all their purchases cased. We have had very favorable weather during the past week, and the young plants have come along very rapidly. A few persons have already Bet out small patches, but planting will not become general for some time to come. Plants promise to be abundant nd the general outlook thus far is very promising. J. S. Gans' Son, tobacco broker, of 131 Water street New York, reports the following sales in that market: 300 cases i886 - '87Penna. seedleaf.... 10 15 120 " 1887 State Havana.... 13 ai6 loo j 1888 New England seedleaf. Private. ' 50 ' 1887 N. E. seed and Havana seed is $30 130 " 1887 Wisconsin Havana..;.. io 12 100 " sundries 5 930 800 cases. SUMATBAN. There seems to have been an increased inquiry for these goods during the week. In the sale of 7,000 bales Sumatrcn at Amsterdam,. on the 10th instant, there were about 1,200 bales first sizes, weighing more than 100 leaves to the pound. The prices paid averaged more than $1 20 ner half kilo. The sales for the week were bales, at from $1 25 to $1 90. about 300 Pecu I m? Peculiar in combination proportion, anc preparation of Ingredients, Hood's Sarsapa rilla possesses the curative value of the ber known reme - U - dies ot th vegetable rlUUU Okingdcn. Peculiar in its strength and economy, Hood'. Sarsaparilla is the only medicine of which can truly be said, " One Hundred Doses One Dollar." Peculiar in its medicinal merits, Hood's Sarsaparilla accomplishes cures hitherto un known, O r 1 1 a andhas wonforWdl oapui uiciitself the title of "The greatest blood purifier ever discovered." Peculiar in its "good namo at home," there' is more of Hood's Sarsa parilla sold In Lowell than ol all othef blood purifiers. Peculiar in its phenomenal record of - m sales abroad no other iecuuar preparation ever attained so rapidly nor held so steadfastly the confidence of all classes ot people. Peculiar In the brain - work which It represents, Hood's Sarsaparilla combines all the knowledge which, modern research - - ll,la medical science has I O IISGIT developed, with many years practical experience In preparing medicines. Be sure to get only Hood's Sarsaparilla Bold by all druggists, gi; six for 85. Prepared onlr by C. I. HOOD & CO., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass. IQO Poses One Dollar FRANK R. LEIB, LICENSED Insurance Agent, Ho. 12 N. Third Street, HAKRISBUKG, PA. rl connection with my insurance business I have established a REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT and am fully prepared to BUT and SELL . i&e&i jsswto ana give rttumrT attention to tne collection of RENTS at a reasonable commission. Tne ioiiowing properties are onered lor sale : A number ot new small dwellings on Vmn street In Ewlngton, Dauphin county Pa. For sale cheap. TWO 8 - story Brick dwelling houses, with 8 - Btory Frame back buildings, Nos. 411 and 418 Cumberland street. TWENTY - NINE acres of ground In KockvUle, partly cultivated, thereon erected a Stone Man sion and Frame Dwelling House, nearly new; On spnnga ol excenenii waier on tne premises; railroad station close by. This Is a fine property and will oe soia cneap ana on easy terms. - This wouia maxe a magnincent country residence. TUB 3 - story Brick Dwelling House, No. 232 Forster street corner Green, having all the modern conveniences. foub very desirable Building Lota, each : 20 100 feet, on Vernon street, near fourteenth. FOKTY - SIX desirable Building Lots on Market Fifteenth, Sixteenth and Reglna streets ; prices made to suit the purbhaser, on easy terms. THRES 2 - story frame dwelling houses, being Nos. 1436, 1438 and 1440 Vernon street all In good condition and having desirable tenants. Tne ss - scory rrame aweuing house on a lot sox 100 feet, corner of West State street and Shank - In avenue, with all modern improvements. For Sale. Lot No. 1716. and 1718 N. Fourth street, being is feet front on Fourth street, extending 71 feet deep to private alley, thereon erected a 2 story frame dwelling with back build - Lot 20x156 feet thereon erected a 2& story frame building, with finished attic and 2 - story frame back building, situate No. 1732 N. Third street Harrlsburg, Pa. Two lots in East Harrlsburg cemetery, 7x15 feet each. Central location. Lot 17 feet 11 inches fronting on Wallace street extending 85 feet to Elizabeth avenue, being 29 feet 6 Inches on said avenue, thereon erected a VA story frame building, with one - story back building, on roots, no. 1506 Wallace street. Twenty - six acres of land, thereon erected a two - story brick residence with two - story brick back building, also a large bank barn. Ice house, carriage house and sheds, located at Camp Hill, Cumberland county. Pa. - , me a story and attic onck dwelling house, No. UN. Front street, containing fifteen rooms and having all the modern conveniences. This la certainly a desirable property. Lot 90 feet front by 250 feet deep, on Pike at Camp Hill, with two - story brick building thereon. Lot 70x220 leetdeep with two - story brick dwell - Ing theron, at Camp Hill. wo lots, Nos. 16 and 17 of Keservotr nhvn. fronting on north side ot Briggs St., between 6th and Elder sts., 20x111 feet each adjoining. 3o acres of good farm land in theborough ot Camp Hill. . Lot 57XX250 feet deep and 2 three - story frame slate roof buildings and stable at Camp Hlu.Cum - berland county. One acre of land on Maclay street, Harrlsburg, A two story brownstone cottage with all the modern conveniences. Situate corner N. Third street and Gelger avenue. A very pleasant location. A desirable two story brick dwelling house, No, 229 Pine street Ten shares of East Harrlsburg Passenger li all - way Company's stock for sale. Wanted $10,000 at 5 per cent., on first class city property. : $10,000 wanted at 5 per cent., on first class city property. Desirable offices on Second and Third floors, with all Improvements, Kelker Building on S. E. corner of Market Square. Nos. 417 and 419 N. second street. No. 421 N. Second street including 201 State street will be sold at a bargain. No. 614 Muench street. For Bent No. 217 Crescent street. For Rent 2nd and 4th floors of building, cor 2nd and State streets. For Kent. Large room on the Third floors of the fsur story brick (McKee) building. Nos. 316 818 Market street. Suitable for a lodge or club room. AM Wnds of property Insured against CYCLONES, WIND STORMS and TORNADOES at exceedingly low rates and in the largest com - B antes, such as the Phenlx and Home insurance ompanles of New York. Rates and full information furnlsned on application. These companies have had many years' ex perlence In this kind of Insurance. ; LOANS NEGOTIATED. ' OCtl3 - 2,4,6 - tC L. E. KELKER, Builders' and Housefurnishlng HARDWARE, Carpenters' and Machinists' Tools, Paints, Oils, Glass, &c, Door and Window Screens, Lawn Mowers, Lawn Mower Sharpeners, Cotton and Rubber Hose, Garden Tools, &c., &c. AGENT FOR Columbia Bicycles and Tricycles, Expert, Light Roadster, Volunteer, L. R. Safety and Tandems. SAFETY BICYCLES FOR BOYS, Easy to ride, and no danger of "taking headers." TRICYCLES FOR GIRLS, All sizes. Keystone Beaters ESPECIALLY RECOMMENDED BY MRS. S. T. BORER. WONDERFUL INVENTION? Is the popular yerdict. It makes Cake, Mixes Batter, Kneads Light Dough, Mashes and Flakes Potatoes, Freezes Ice Cream, Whips Fruits and Tegelables, Beats Eggs, M xes Egg Drinks, Creams Butter and Su?ar, Whips Cream, Churns Butter, mukes Majonalse Dressing, and does lots of other useful things. It does in a few minutes the work of half an honr. 61 MARKET SQUARE, F40. BOX 114. HAKR1SBURG, FA.

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