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Till- TIPPER DES MOINES, AL6oNA< IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH L 1893 ..' ..„.._ ___^___^ l _^ i ^ lill ^^^ 1MH4, returned on the 21st ALGCWA, IOWA. CONDENSED NEWS. Two cases of scare!, fevelr have mmtf their nppear.-tnoc in the college at HI- Georgo 10. Sponsor, ox-United States senator from Alabama, died 'on the '.JOtli nt Washington. The Grand Kapids mine at Nogannee, Mich., has resumed work. Other mines nre Increasing (heir forces. Thomas Sutlon was Instantly killed nonr Gordon, Wls., by n small log which fell upon him fivjm a sled. Cigarettes, according to the attending physician, killed W. F. Lewis, i>4 years of ago, nt Brooklyn. George Schneider, n Joint, keeper at Atdiison, Kim., has loft the country and a warrant is out charging him with the murder of his wife. Selioolie I'ike, a young man employed in a Kulaniax.00, Mich., Jewelry store. committed suicide on tho iHst. Despondency was the cause. Aimer MeKluloy, brother of Governor McKlnley of Ohio, says the latter is fully able to moot all ills liabilities. { Chares Staley shot .Rose Leo at Pitts-! burg, 1'a. on the 'Mh and then attempt-1 od to commit suicide. I Delaware has n grand lodge of A. j O. U. W. Before (lie Uiiud the mem-i bers in that state wore under tin? Ju- j rlsdlction of Maryland. St. Louts woodworkers are orguui/.- iug with a view to striking to eight hours' work for ten hours' pay. Jose M. Kasson, Mexican minister to Japan, died at mldniyiiit on tne until from drops//, 111 Sail Francisco. The Itussiau-Ainerican Aailounl league has made a lormal protest agams. me extradition Uouly with Kussiu. The '2'J and yi> inch mills at the llnmo- steai.1 s'leei worKN wni close down the last of this month lor iwo months' repairs. The will of Charles Haase, ot Oshkosh, \Yis., nas boon sustained.lie leit all his estate to Ins second wife aim the ciii'ildren cuiiile.sr.ed the will. While William Jewell, living near Laiux'l, Del., was on his way Home in a carriage on the :MUi, he suddenly dropped, dead of heart, disease. Tow employees of the Pennsylvania Sehuylkiu Valley road wore killed and i wo injured bji a wreck 0.11 uiat mad on. thy xintl, At Cincinnati, O., Morgan and i)ye, dealers in grain at itace and \saier streets have assigned to John Gassei. Assets, .V-S,OUO; liabilities abou't cue same. Peter Clark, aged 7.'! years, a trainer j of trotting horses, was loiuui deail in beil on the :i4Ui al 'the Norton Hoa.se, New Brunswick, A. J. Case have been liled against the Sioux City, In., police force, oimrging it with refusing to return Uhe money taken from prisoners when the latter were released. Judge ilowell K Jackson has boon con limed as tho late Judge Lamars successor on the bench of Hie United States Supreme Court. Throe members of the family of !.*>- rens'.e /els at Waterloo, 111-, have died Irom eating poisoned from eating tipple buttof' mado in a copper kettle. John Frulu of Keokuk, la., is suing for' an injunction to -prevent a saloonkeeper from selling drinks to his sun, who has taken the gold cure. Tho funeral of (Jen. Boaurogard took place on Hie afternoon of the li.'ird. Many viewed the remains while lying in «tato in the City Hall, .New Orleans. Kiro destroyed the -National Wall Paper company's factory ai -1^5 West Thirty-third street mi the I'-lth. Loss, .fiiiK),- tx>;), W'hilo Miss Bo.--.sio Scott was returning from the funeral of Miss Armitha. Willey, at Sea ford, Del., on the IMlli, she died from nervous prostration. Mrs. Charles Peterson of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., left her two children in her home and wont visiting. The house was burned and one child with it. Tho other child cannot recover, Ecuador is indulging in an orthordox South American revolution. A bloody battle in Ksmoralda resulted in a victory for the Government forces. St. Louis is to have the lirst. socialist municipal ticket in its history. The nominating convention was hold (mi->t- ly Sunday night, and an entire city ticket: selected. Tho medical exports who have been investigating the alleged insanity- of Howard J. Schneider, who murdered his wifo and brother-in-law in Washington, have adjudged him .sane. The .Midlothian Liberal association has adopted a resolution declaring homo rule for Scotland as a necessary ex milt- tin to home rule for Ireland. Tho negro. John Hughes, who so badly wounded in the Jail at Moberly, o.Mo.. by the brothers of the girl whom ho had insulted, has been removed to the Hunlsville jail to avoid mob violence. Two medical students have boon ar- rost'-d at Albany, .N. Y., for body-snatching. Four corpses taken from St. Mary comote.y wore recovered. Philadelphia's carpet-weavers are on 'strike against a roduclion of wages. The strikers number .'50,000 and the trouble threatens to spread. John C. Eno, the absconding president of the Second National bank of New Vork, who has been a fugitive iu and surrendered himself. Pope Leo.'s jubilee was celebrated at I tome in the presence of many thousand pilgrims nnd ecclesiastical and diplomatic, dignitaries. Stipulations have been iilcd In Dos Molns, la., In tho tost case between the city and water company to determine the validity of an ordinance fixing water rates. Joseph McArdlo. lli-st assistant chief of the Kansas City, Mo., lire department died on tho 21st of pneumonia, aged 00. Ho had served for twenty- two years. Judge Bernard Mclveimn, democrat, is elected mayor of Pittsburg; the Him. H. 1. Gourloy. Independent democrat, comptroller anil Joseph Donnlston, republican, treasurer. the compilation by Horace Greeley of the first volume of his wodt. "The Groat American Conflict," Mr. Urnor served ms his private secretary and aided him materially. Eight months since, AV. H. Cornell, of O(lnoy, 111., secured evidence going to show tliat he was the sole heir to nn estate in England, valued at $800,000. Cornell went to England nnd n cablegram announces that a compulsory writ has been issued from the courts to enforce payment to Cornell of the entire estate on March 2$ next. At Denver, Col., a mooting was held nt St: John's Episeopall Cnthodral, at which were present a large part of the representative business men and citizens of Denver to condemn the peo- BERING SEA SCHEME Arbitralors Bepin the Solving Process at Paris Yesterday. Secretary Foster emails Saturday to Take a Hand in the Matter. pie who sui-rounded the Her. Dean Hart's homo a fow Sundays ago, and j expressed, their antipathy at the part i t.ho dcnu took In the closing of Sunday i The schooner Kilos It. I'hillips, of Bos-; theaters. ton, from Baltimore for Boston with a cargo of coal, Is sunk between Point Allorlon and Hnrding's Ledge. Boston Harbor. Her crow was rescued. SamucH TulliH and Mix. Khoda Shortridge were indicted by the grand jury at NoAvcastlo. hid., for tho murder of 011 ° William Shortrldgo lust November. Shortrldge's body was recently examined and truces of arsenical poisoning found. The Augusta. Gibson and Sanderson- vllle Narrow-gunge Hailiroad was sold at I receiver's sale at. Augusta, Ga., and pur- ; i chased by tho Now York ('mitral Trust j The report that I In western Hallway company had fully decided to elevate Its terminal tracks at Chicago at. an enormous outlay to a height of IS feet above the street level proves to be in the main unfounded. In nttoiniiting to drive across the track of the Ohio Southern Itailroad A srong movement is being made by i the citi/ens of St. Louis to have the lirst American line steamer built in tliis country by the new company, which has bought the City of Paris and City of Now York. The matter of having ho ships named St. Louis is primarily in the hands of the autumnal festivities committee, and considerable work has boon done. Switchmen employed by the Chicago Belt Line made a move on the L'Oth which may result in a strike involving 1 al'.l the lines entering Cliioago. They demanded an increase hi wages amount; the bondholders, j!"- *» «bout 83 1-3 Per cent. At a meet- j ing of the General -Managers u.ssoeia- Chicago & North-j tion a. resolution was adopted pledging every Cliicago road to grant no hicrca.su of wages under any circumstances. UUTCJ;i SIMI'LICITX'. Harper's Young 1'eoplc.—-Kcmpcn, a town in Holland on tliic lower Khiiw near Kruildule, Ohio, on the ±2d. Cap- (the birthplace of Thomas a Kempis) tain .lames O. Crawford and his son is a favorite residence of people with small incomes. The imagination of these Dutchmen must be as limited as their incomes, judging of the droll stories ttint aiv told of 'hem. At; one time a lire broke out and much damage was done because the YVMliam, aged 17, were run down and instantly killed. The horse was also killed and the buggy demolished. Mr. Tucker, ofVlrginia, offered in the house on the '2'2([ a resolution requesting the president to lay before the house the prposed treaty with the Hawiian engines were out of repair. The conn- Islands, and rquested that it be printed ell met, and .after much argument It in the Kecord. Objection was made to was voted that on the eve pdeccding the latter request. every (ire the town officers should care- .lames Hudson, postmaster at IVatts- fu ' J . v examine the engines, pinups, etc, villo. X. Y.. became insane anticipating 1 Om> ()i: l:ll( - W'entest profits of the the loss of his ollice and threatened to town was the toll exacted at the gates. kill certain democrats whom he blamed f| ' lle council wished to increase the in- for impending political misfortune. «>nio and instead of increasing the toll Seuor Guzman, minister to this conn- ^ vott>d to tlouble tlle number of the' try from Nicaragua, has received a tele- ^ates. gram from the Minister for Foreign This s;ul "' council also ordered the Affairs denying the minor that the conn- 6lm oial to be token from the court toy is in a.' teri-ible llnancla(i. crisis and llouse eonnnon and placed miller cover, that the banks are closed and are in where it; would be protected from the liquidation. p'oather. . . , . ' But of all the queer things that are At New York the Manhattan Athletic ol(l ()f Koml , on and ite 11POplo not i ini!? house doors were closed and locked on ls stl ., bs urd as this: Grass grew on the the £Jml by a receive;,' in behalf of t ,,, (lf „ M]l t ., 11(1 tho creditors to the anioiuit, it is said ot nearly $1,000,000, whom the club are tower, and the only ••way these droll Dutchmen could tihnk ,, .... , „ ,. .... , , to got it off was to hoist a cow up and unable to pay. The building wil|l be ad- j,., t J]01 . - oat i( . , l vertlsed for sale to settle claims. T. B. MeC! uire, of the General Executive committee of th Knight.s of Labor, on ih li^nd denied the truth of the report that, an amalgamation of the Federation of Labor with the Knights was imminent! HATING A I'KICKIA' 1MOAK. My lirst sad experience of the prickly pear was gained on a visit to the market place of Algeirs. The fruit was, handed to us, politely peeled, by the Arab dealer, and thus as we made, acquaintance with Its delightful coolness no suspicion of its evil qualities entered our minds. 1 A few days later, adding the cxcite- The large hominy mill of the T-Iudiint company of Terra. Haute, located at Mount A'eruon, Ind., was totally destroyed by fire early on the 20th. The loss is alKMit .?1.(K),0(K1, fully insured. Tho lire wa^ started by a spontaneous inent. of alittle trespassing to the more combustion in one of the warerooms. legitimate pleasures of a country ramble S. C. Hastings, the lirst. Chief Justice w> came upon a well-laden group of of the Supreme court, of California and prickly pear bushes, and could not re- founder of Hastings Law College, a * ist '"« temptation to llielp oiirselves t'o branch of the state T'luvorsity, is dead. B'Jine of the fruit. The result was woe- He h;id lived in California since 184!), ful. and amassed a fortune of several million Cone-out raited essence of stinging net- dcHa.rs there. lie seemed all at once to lie assailing At Galosburg, 111., 100 boilor-wipoi-s lnu'ds, lips and tongue, and our skin, and helpers, of the Chicago. Burlington wherever it had come in contact with covered with bristly 'liairs, vV: Quinc-y Kailroad, struck on the iHst tlu -' m n:mired fruit was for an increase of wages- from ,$1.40 to " Illick crop of minute. .$1.80 per day. The company offered apparently growing from it, and veno- rhom $1.50 per day, which was refused, nious and irritating io the last degree. Our'silk gloves, transformed suddenly Into miniature robes of Nessus, had to be thrown away, perfectly unwear- Huntinglon, one of the di the rnited States and Brazil alllc '' aud tlu; madvert'aiit. use iof our pocket handkerchiefs before we had fully realized the extent of our misfortune caused fresh agonies, in which no.se as well as lips participated. For many a day did tho retribution of that theft haunt us In the form of myriads of tiny stings. Their places will be tilled with the new men. ('(fills I 1 rectors of Mail Steamship company, says the stockholders must, go deep into their pockets if tho Hue is to be continued in oponiatlon. It Ls in a very bad linanolal condition. , At Phoenix, Ariz., word has just been received of the systematic theft of vain-, able ore from the famous Bonanza mlno In the Harqnahala Mountains, tho richest gold mine in the world. Mexican workmen carried out nightly in dinner pails live to eight pounds of ore worth $0 a. <>otuid. Tho family of V. V. Kocgafellow, whoso private bank failed at. Wilkes- barre. 1'a.., recently, will, if any more suits are 'instituted, make an effort to have a cxmimission in lunacy appointed to adjudge him insane. At Ilnrrisburg. Pa., the Farmers Bank, Peter K. Boyd, president, has closed its doors ponding an investigation by State Bank Superintendent Krumbhaar. It is believed that tho depositor will bo paid in' full, but the stockholders may lose 40 per c«nt of their stock. In the Dominion Parliament at Ottowa. Out., a petition has boon presented signed by :>0.odO members of Patrons of Industry, an organization of Canadian farmers, asking that coal oil, binder twine and com be placed on the free list. The news tihat the Cambridge and Oxford crows had accepted the invitation of Chicago to row at the World's Fair next summer has not changed the How We Urovr Old. The throad that binds us to life U most fruquuutly severed ere Hie meridian of life U readied in the case of persons who neglect obvious means to renew falling strength. Vigor, no less the source of liappp ness iliiin the condition of long life, can be created nnd piti'iu-limlcd where It does not exist. Thousands \vlio have experienced or are cognizant-including many physicians ot eminence—of the uirects of Hosteller's Stomach IMttcrs. beiir testimony to Its wonderous ullli'sicy as a creator of strength in feeble constitution.?, nnd debilitated and shattered systems. Steady performance of the bodily functions, renewed appelite, flesh nnd nightly repose altetid the use of this thorough and standard renovant. Use no local tonic represented to bo akin to or resemble it in etl'eeU in its place. Demand the ircnuine, which U an acknowledged remedy for indigestion, malaria, nervousness, constipation, liver und klduey complaints and rheumatism. Only Preliminary Work Done Thus Far-Hitch in Proceedings. The trunk of a rose bush or tree, which has been in full bloom at Ventura, Gal., all summer is throe feet in circumference at the ground. The lirst branch, which juts out at a height of about four feet from the ground, is eight inches in diameter, or about two feet In circumference. It was planted in 1S7C from a slip obtained at the Centennial atti- lOxhibitiou, and although several wagon- tnde of Yale in the matter. Capt. Ives loads of limbs are annually pruned off says that the crew will not go to Chi-; it now covers an area of nearly 2,000 ftigo under >any (tfrc.umstaiuvos. Ho square feet. It is predicted that by tlv» further says that the Invitation has been time it is 25 years old it will have out- declinod because it. is betieved that stripped the gigantic rose tree at professionals will be encountered. j Cologne, which Is known to be more York newspaper man, is dead. Purlng than 300 years old, and is less than four Nathan D.'Unier, au old-tUuo New, feet }u ^ \ ... . i., , . ' I , •would settle tue question of authority, but it is very doubtful if his hopes are realized. Bis friends say> however, that he will certainly issue the bonds to protect the reserve, whether the Amendment is passed or not. FEltHl* WILL PKES1UE- Has a Walk Over for the French Senate I'rcsidncy; Feb. 2?,.—JI. Jules Perry is the nominee of the Kepublleans for the Senate, lie received 87 out of 151 votes in tho full caucus, the following being the vote in detail: Ferry, 87; Magnin, 55; Challcmcl-Laccur, 7; Jules Simon, 2. In 51. Ferry's case, nomination is tantamount to election. The lladical journals express displeasure with the selection of the caucus. The Conservative newspapers also protest against the choice as eminently improper, while Lcb Debates and other moderate journals approve of the selection. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.—The meeting- of the Behring Sea Arbitration Commission in Paris to-morrow promises to be simply informal in its nature, as the tribunal has only preliminary work to attend to, such as the organization of the Court of Arbitration, the acceptance and filing of credentials. American interests will be looked after by Judge Harlan, Messrs. J. T. Williams, E. J. Phelps and Senator Morgan. Sir Charles Tupper will be the leading representative for Canada and Sir Baden Powell, the leading English representative. .By the terms of treaty the case of each government was delivered September last, and the counter cases ou each side slurald have been delivered Sept. 1, but taking advantge of a provision of the.treaty to that effect, the British government asked for an ex ten- j Liberal, 4,709. sion of time of sixty days, which postponed the time for the delivery o 1 '. the counter cases to Feb. 3 and the meeting of the tribunal of arbitration until to-day. Secretary Foster retired to-day from the Cabinet to assume the management of the case of the United States. He will leave to-morrow afternoon for New York, whence he will sail Saturday on the Xcw American steamship, New York, for Southampton, proceeding thence to Paris. He will be accompanied from New York by Senator Morgan, one of the arbitrators; Hubbard T. Smith and Francois S. Jones, attaches; Mrs. J. W. Foster, Miss Cockrell, daughter of Senator Cockrell; Miss Halforcl, daughter of Private Secretary lialford; and Miss Williams, daughter of Geu. Williams. Judge Blodgott.one of ilie American counsel, will also sail f/om Now York Saturday on the Nor- inandie. It is said to be a carefully suppressed state secret, nol/ hinted at .until now, that the whole proceedings of arbitration came very near being broken off by the United States on account of n failure to present the British (or Canadian) counter cases contemporaneously with the counter case which the. Uijited States itself submitted in good faith promptly on gtime. It is said that for some days cable messages were exchanged between the two governments, which, when called for, as they probably will be, by a Senate resolu- liiivuges of Clioloru. ST. PirrassHUHO, Feb. 23.—The Offl-" cial Gazette prints cholera statistics showing that in the last mouth 973 cases and 309 deaths of cholera have been reporteb in Russia. Most of the cases were in the provinces of Podolia and Kicff. Cecil Drumiuond Uunkrupt. LONDON, Feb. 23.—Cecil, the son of Henry Drummond Wolff, secretary to Lord Randolph Churchill, is bankrupt. II is liabilities are nearly £17,000, and there are no assets. His creditors have agreed upon a scheme for settlement. Tories Keep tho Seat. LONDON, Feb. 23.—At the Parliamentary election in Stockport yester- terday to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Louis Jennings, Conservative, Mr. Whitely, Conservative, received 5,204 votes, and Major Sharphume, Lord Jeriipy's Successor. LONDON, Feb. 23.—Robert William Duff, Liberal member of Parliament for Banffishire, Scotland, has been appointed Governor of New South Wales, as successor to the Earl of Jersey, resigned. Celebrated at Rome. ROME, Feb. 23.—Minister Potter and Mrs. Potter gave a brilliant reception last night at the Palazzo Antici Mattel in commemoration of Washington's birthday. Governor of New South V,'u!es. LONDON, l«'eb. 23.—Robert William Dull 1 , Liberal M. P. for Uanlfshire, Scotland, has been appointed Governor of New South Wales, as successor to the Earl of Jersey, resigned. The Pope Receives Pilgrims. RO.MK, Feb. 2;i.—Pope Leo to-day received the pilgrims who have come to attend his Episcopal jubilee from South America., Hungary and France. AMERICAN VATICAN. Mjfr. Sntolll Is the Krclcsiastic Court ot Lust i:<>Ku:-t Here. WASHINGTON', Feb. 23.—There is no appeal from the decision of Mgr. Sato! li, Papal Delegate. The statement is made on authority. The fact became known through the controversey between Father Treacy and Joseph FOSTER FEELS HAPPY Receives Assurances That Little Gold Will Me Sent Abroad This Week. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. — Secretary Charles Foster has received word from New York that in all probability there will bo little or no gold called from the Treasury for shipment this week. It gratifies him greatly. I£ She end of the week shows tlie, report to be true it will enable him to enter upon the final week of the administration with about five ton. An American Vatican has practically been established, and its dictum on all ecclesiastical controversies will prevail. By this it is not meant that the priest or prelate dissatisfied with the Legate's decisions can not appeal to Home. A formal letter may be written and forwarded, but Mgr. Satolli is in the court of last resort and the Holy See will decline to examine into the question that has been passed upon by the Pope's personal representative in America. tion of inquiry, will make mighty in- OTarrell, of the Diocese of Tren- teresting reading, provided they can be made public without injury to the public service. The cause of complaint on the part of the United Spates, it is said, consists in the fact that, while ostensibly both parties exchanged their counter cases in' Washington ou the same day, before the limit of the time expired,when the Canadian counter case came to be examined it was found to be only a partial presentment, the Canadian authorities reserving the right to iile additional matter up to Dec. 1, which is the extreme limit allowed by the treaty. The United States was thus placed in the- position of having disclosed its whole counter case to its adversary, while Canada had the opportunity of rebutting the position of the United States in its supplementary filing. This was regarded as in derogation of the treaty, which provided for the simultaneous interchange of the counter cases, and as almost a breach of international good faith. The unpleasantness resulting from this incident seems to have been met by each side taking the sixty days' extension allowed. To effect this arrangement, however, must have required a very broad and generous interpretation of the treaty, since it seems certain, as far as outsiders can judge, that Great Britain's request for an extension was not made within thirty days after the filing of the original case on Sept. 1, as required by article 4. THEY REFUSE. Canadian Authorities Will Not Allow Cor- bett-Mltchell KeprcBentatlves to Meet. NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario, Feb. 23.— The chief of police has been instructed by the police magistrate to arrest or order out of the neighborhood the Corbett-Mitehell party, shocld it attempt to arrange a fight here. Proprietor Bampfield will decline to permit articles to be sis'nud on his wernisos millions of fret; ; ury, enough, he 1 )ld in the Treuts- thinks, to last him. lib KtiH iithit-As that he i.s ready to iwsiu.- new bonds if nucuKsary to proteot the. reserve, but he believes, for the lirst time since the squeeze began, thut the necessity will not arise. It is believed, however, that one of the first acts of Secretary Carlisle will be • to issue bonds, although he is understood to be w-3t very certain of his power to do so \indcr the present law. Ho hopes for the passage of the Sherman 3 ney cent, PERSONA!, POINTS. Mrs. Cleveland's prlvato f.'wviinty a* (ho white house will be a Mrs. Tuouuy of Washlngon, who was employed 1 y the late Mrs. Whitney during the first Cleveland adininlstratlo. For $2,000 a year Mrs. Tuomey will attend to the vast social correspondence of the white house. She has traveled much and is an accomplished linguist, as she must needs be to fill acceptably such a po sition. Jubal Early, 'of New Orleans, still •\years the gray, and will not accept currency bearing the vignette of General Grant Edison, the great Inventor, is said to be very much overworked and greatly in need of rest. MM. Andiieux, Ferry and Floquet are said to bitterly hate each other, though they are brothers-in-law. Mr. Gladstone claims direct descent from Henry 111., king of England, and Robert Brace, king of Scotland. Tliu White Man lin Hired to More * llonso Leaves tu..- Ctllar Behind. Landmarks which have occupied valuable ground in East Washington are gradually giving way to modern brick dwellings, says the Washington Post. Recently a,:. Kaai Washington real estate speculator purchased a souaro of ground, in the center of which was situated a comfortable six room frame dwelling. He wanted to improve the property, but the house was in the way. He decided to sell it as it stood, and started out to hunt up a purchaser. He finally struck an "old-time, bofore-the-war" darky, who always said "massa," and whose name was Ephraim Jones. Ephraim had some time before purchased a lot near the jail, and he wanted a house. He was offered a bargain in this house if he would move it, and after figuring the cost of moving tho total was found to be only $350. "Well, massa. Ise got 'bout dat much money," said Ephraim, "but Iso got to 'suit the ole 'oman fust." He was given an option of twenty-four hours to 'suit do ole 'oman. At the end of that time he showed up at the real estate man's office smiling. "Massa," said he, "Iso 'suited do ole 'oman and do ole 'oman's willing. We takes de house." After, getting his receipt for the money and affixing "his mark'' to an agreement to remove the structure within a certain time, Ephraim started out and employed a house mover, a white man, who agreed to move the house to Ephraim's lot. After tho house was clear of the ground and in tho street, Ephraim discovered for the first time that there was a cellar under the house. In dead earnestness that was amusing, ho said to the mover: - "Massa, ain't youse gwine ty move dat cellar, too?" The mover saw tho joke and he referred Ephraim totho real estate man from whom he made the purchase. Ephraim lost no time in calling on the real estate man. "Look hyar, massa, didn't I buy dat house?" "You did,.sir." ••Well, den, why ain't I titled to dat cellar? Dat odor, man- won't move it, loss you say so." The real estate man spent several hours trying to impress upon Ephraim that tho cellar was nothing but a hole in tho ground, but he couldn't see it that way, and went off convinced that he had ^jeen swindled in his bargain. "I have often heard of selling post holes and wells," remarked tho real estate speculator, "but this is the- first time I was ever accused of selling a cellar." A Wealthy Corporation. He had been standing on the corner for 88 minutes waiting for a car. During that time it had ' rained steadily aud half a dozen cars had passed him—going, the wrong direction. For the last 20 minutes he had been saying things that lie never saw- in his prayer book and stamped his- feet as if annoyed. Finally a policeman sauntered past. • "Say, Mr. Officer," observed the* impatient citizen in a sarcastic tone, "you must have a pretty wealthy car- company here." "Think so?" was the guarded rejoinder. "Yes, I notice thay don't use the- same car twice." "How's that?" inquired the officer, becoming interested. "Well, I've been waiting here about an hour, and about 80 cars have gone down, but not a blamed one has come back." "Loop line; comes back on next street!" and the patrolman sauntered on through the falling rain. liioxpeiiKivu Mutfi. For a series of pretty mats fine white shirting linen is selected, the design being transferred by using transfer paper. This is worked solidly in smooth satin stitch with two threads of white floselle. Use one thread of golden yellow silk for outlining the whole design, with the same for stem work, or for the feather-edge around the circle. Those designs avo suitable also for silk or velvet, to use under vases or bric-a- brac. Fine twisted silk is used for tho embroidery, with gold thread for stems; or, if a more elegant effect is desired, bullion an£ gold thread may be used with good effect. 'This makes a pretty accompaniment to a handsome vase or a similar gift the mat to be of heavy silk. The delicate colors of the vase may bo carried out in the coloring of the design. Tlio Retort Courteous. "I don't stoop to vulgarity, sir," said the irato visitor to the editor. "Yes, I had observed that," responded the editor cheerfully. "I'm glad you have, sir." "Don't mention it," begged the- editor blandly. "1 am sure a person of your character would never stoop- to vulgarity." . "No, sir; no—" "No, of course not," interrupted oho editor; he would have to roach up- Tho late Geu. P. G. T. Beauregard was buried at New Orleans yesterday and the funeral ranked with that of Jefferson Davis for jnagnitlcence of display, and tho number of participants and general evidence of mourning. WILL SUIMOLY FIGHT. -Mitchell and Corbett Meet and Agree— Money in Unknown Hands." New York, FebTSi-Jt now looks as thought Corbett aud Mitchell will light as wiutam A. Brady, (Jorbetfs manager and Mitchell, accompanied by "Squire" Abboyuon met in Voclney house tonight and had a conference, tho ro- ±L"!° U ™ tiwt both men ;erlng. 'as already uupusuea $iu.- •«,i, " ^ well -fcuoAvn spdrtiug man whose name both ---••-*

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