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FUBLISHXD EVERT SATURDAY W, K. BURDIOK. TERMS: tl .60 Per Tear, Striotly In Advance. Th* But Advertising Medium to reach the four north-eastern counties. OfBc* Southwest Comet Lawler and Tlldcn Si* W. N. BURDICK , Editor and Proprietor. INDEPENDENCE OUR POLITICAL CttEED; THE GOLDEN RULE OUR MORAL GUIDE. TERMS: |1.60, IF PAID IN ADVANNCE. VOLUME XIX POSTVILLE, IOWA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1891. NUMBER 37. ADVERTISING RATES: Tut* 1 In. Sin. 4lll. 1 wV .... |i on II B0 |? 50 1 week* ... 1 Ml S ST. a 3 (vci»ks ... s no S 10 5 On 1 month .. •J !« a r. n ar. 3 ninnt'is. 3 00 4 ro » OH 8 ltl"nthv. 4 00 11 i months.. 5 Ml 8 0" t.i («i I ycir 10 00 13 00 IS 0> _ H col K cokl col |i 10 l> oo in i co " Mi 10 Oil « 55 ii n is OT so oo 30 CO 13 tO IT on 3' 00 33 00 43 00 »I0 00 la M 16 00 It 0* 21 00 r> oo 90 00 80 Ot llusln.-fls rnnU not exce hug five tinea, f-V Le(,il mlrpitu. mm!* nt l.fnl rates Adrprtta*. niriiti Insert...! Mitli no «i>m!;c time tvlll bo Ciul'llslte I lint I mil. -rr I out mil' I'n'xod for »o- cor.lln.lr Ail bills piynbl qiui.erlj. A DAY AT Ei'iii.sCS. Rev. T. DeWitt Talmfiti-o Doscribea tho Historlo Ruiny. The Amphitheater, tho Stadium nnd the Teiuplo or Itlami— Why l-;pln-Hiis f-'oU —Luxury the Stcpplng-Stono to HIT lluln. The following discourse wits delivered by Ilcv. T. DcWilt Tiilinngcln llio llroolclyu ttilicrnticle in uontiuun- tlon of liis strips: "From tin- Pyramids to llio Acropolis." Ilis text wits: Great is l>ianu of thu KplicHiiuis. —Acta III., 81 Wo luive Innded this morning at Smyrmi, H city of Asiatic Turkey. One Of tho Boveti churches of Asia once •tood here. Vott read In Revulnlhm, "To tlio oliui'uli In Smyrna write.'' It is a city Hint. Iins often been shaken by earthquake, swept by conlhifrrniion, blasted bv plagues and butchered by war, mid here I'.isltop Pnlyenrp stood in a crowded amphitheater, nnd when ho was asked to (five up the advocacy of the Chri.stiiin religion atid save himself from iiutrly plum, the pro-consul saying: "Swear and I release thee; rc- pronch riuist," replied: "Kiifhty and six years bavj I served llim, nnd lie never did me wrong: how then can I revile my King anil Saviour'. 1 '' Wlienho was brought to the fires into which ho was ti boat to be thru a. it ml the officials were about to fasten him to the Rtulcc, lie said: "Let me remain as I am, for He who givelh me strength to Ktisttiin the fire will enable me also, wlthottt your securing me with nails, to remain unmoved in the lire." History says the llres refused to consume him and under the winds the ihunes bent outwurd so that they did not touch his person, and, therefore, he was slain by swords and spears. One cypress bending over his grave is the only monument to Bishop Polycurp. , llut wc lire on the way to the city of Ephesns, about, fifty miles from Smyrna. We are advised not to go to Typho­ sus; the bandits in that region have had an itjfly practice of cutting off tho cars of travelers and sending these specimens of ears down to Smyrna, demanding a ransom. The bandits suggest to the friends of the. persons from whom tho oars have been subtracted that if they would like to have, the rest of tho body they will please send tin appropriate sum of money. If tile money is not sont the mutilated prisoners will be as- eaBsinnted. One traveler was carried off to the robbers' den and seven thousand five hundred dollars paid for his rescue. The bandits were caught and beheaded, and pictures of these ghastly heads are on sale in the shops of Smyrna for any person who may desire to have something to look at on their way to Kphesiis. There have been cases where ten and twenty and thirty and forty thousand dollars have been demanded liy these brigands. Wo did not feel like putting our friends to such exponse, and it was suggested that we had better omit Ephesns. lint that would have been a disappomtmentfrora which wo would never recover. Wo must see Ephesns—associated with the most wonderful apostolic scenes. Wo hire a special railway train, and in about an hour and a half wc arrive, at tho city of Ephesns, which was called "The Great Metropolis of Asia," and "One of tho Eyes of Asia," nnd "Tho Empress of Ionia," tha capital of all learning and magnificence. Hero, as I laid, was ono of tho sovon churches of Asia, nnd first of all wo visit tho ruins ol that church where ouce un ecumenical council of two thousand ministers of religion was hold Mark the f nlllllmont of the prophecy I Of the sovon churches of Asia four were commended in tho book of Revelation, and three were doomed. The citlos having tho four commended churches •till stand; tho cities having tho three doomed churches are wiped out. It occurred just as tho Bible said it would occur. Drive on and you come to the theater, which was six hundred nnd sixty feet from wall to wall, capable of holding fifty-six thousand seven hundred spectators. Hero and there tho walls rlso almost 'unbroken, but for the most part the building is down, Just enough of it is left to help tho imagination build 1- up as it was when . those audiences shouted nnd clapped at some great spectacular. Their liuz- (a* must have boon enough to stun tho heavens. As I took try place at the center of this thoatur and looked 'at its broken layors of stone, gallery .upon gallery, and piled up into tho bleak skiop. of that winter day, and [thought that every hand that swung a trowel on those Trails, nnd ovory foot that trod thqso stairs, and every eye {that gazed on that amphitheater, and every voice that greeted tho combat' ants in that arena had gono out of ihourlng and sight for ages on ages, felt a thrill of intcrost that almost prostrated me amid tho ruins. Standing there, wo could not forget that in 'that building once assembled a riotous throng for St, Paul's condemnation, because what he preached collided with ithe idolatry of their national goddess. 'Paul tided to got into that theater and address tho excited multitude, but his friends held him back, less ho be torn In pieces by tho mob, and the recorder of the city had to vend the. riot act among the people who had shrieked for crooueu-litieltetl and weak-eyed, but tho grandest man in the sixty centuries, is led to the center, as the people shout: "There he comes, the preacher who has nearly ruined our religion. The lion will make out a brief mouthful of him." It is plain that all the sympathies of that crowd are with tho lion. In ono of the underground rooms I hear tho growl of the wild beasts. They have been kept for several days without food or water in order thnt they nitty be especially ravenous and blood-thirsty. What chance is thero for Paul? Hut you can not tell by a man's size or looks how stout a blow he can strike or keen a blade he can thrust. Witness, Heaven and earth and hell, this struggle of Paul with a wild beast. The coolest man in tho Stadium Is PauL What has he to fear? He has do- fled all tho powers, earthly ond infernal, and if his body tumble under the foot nnd tooth of tho wild beast, his soul will only tho sooner* find disenthrnlment. llut it is his duty, as far its possible, to preserve hiB life. Now, I henr the bolt of the wild beast's door shove back, and tho whole audience rise to their feet as tho fierce brute springs for the arena and toward its small occupant. I think the first plunge that was made by tho wild beast at the apostle was made on the point of a sharp blade, and the snarling monster with a howl of pnln and reeking with gore, turns back. IJut now the little missionary has his turn of making attack, and with a few well-directed thrust the monster lies dead in the dust of the arena, und the apostle puts forth his right foot on the lion and shakes him,and then puts his left foot on him and shakes him— a scene which 1'nul afterwards uses for an illustration when ho wants to show how Christ will triumph over death— He must reign till Ho hath put nil enemies under Ilis feet;" yes, under His feet Paul told the literal truth when ho said: "I have fought with beasts at Ephesus," and as tho plural is used I think ho had more than ono such fight, or several beasts turned loose upon him atone time. As we stood that day in the middle of the Stadium and looked around at the great structure, the whole scene came back upon us. In the midst of this city of Ephesus once floated an artificial lake, brilliant with painted boats, and through tho River Caystcr it was connected with tho sea, and ships from all parts of the known earth floated in and out, carry ing on a commerce which made Ephesus the envy of tho world. Great was Ephesus! Its gyinnaSla, its hippodrome, its odeon, its atheiuouin, its forum, its aqueducts (whoso skeletons are still strewn along tho city), its' towers, its castlo of Hadrian, its monument of Androcius, its quarries, which wore the granito cradle of cities, its-temples, built to Apollo, tp Minerva, to Neptune, to Mercury, to Ilacclius, to Hercules, to Crosar, to Fortune, to Jupiter Olympus. What history und poetry and chisel and canvass have not presented has eomo up at tho call of arch ajologists' powder-blast and crowbar. But I have now to unveil the chief wonder of this chiefest of cities. In 180!!, under tho patronage of tho English government, Mr. Wood, the explorer, began fit Ephesus to feel along under tho ground at great depths for roads, for walls, for towers, and hero it is —that for which Ephesus was more celebratcd^than all else beside—the temple of the goddess Diana, qnllcd the sixth wonder of tho world, and in 1889 wo Btood amid the ruins of that temple measuring its pillars, transfixed by its sculpture and confounded at what was the greatest temple of idolatry in all time. As I sat on a piece of one of its fallen columns, I said "What earthquake rocked it down, or what hurrieaii pushed it to tho earth or under what strong wine of centuries did the giant stagger and fall?" "There have been seven temples of Diana, the ruins, of each contributiug something for tlio splendor of all its architectural successors. Two hundred and twenty years was this last temple in construction. Twico as long as the United States have stood was that temple in building. It was , nearly twice as large as St Paul's cathedral, London. Lest it should be disturbed by earthquakes, which have always been fond of making those regions their play-ground, the tomple.was built on a marsh, which was made firm by layers of charcoal covered by fleeces of wool. The stone eame from the quarry near by. After it was decreed to build the temple, it was thought it would bo necoBsary to bring the building stone from other lands, but one day a shepherd by the name of Plxodorus, while watch' ing his flocks, saw two rams fighting, and as they! missed tho interlocking of their horns and one fell, his horn knocked a splinter from the rock and showed by that splinter tho lustrous whiteness of the rock. The shepherd ran to the city with a piece of that stone which revealed a quarry from which place the temple was built, and evory month iu all ages since, the mayor of Ephesus goes to that quarry to offer sacrifices to the memory of that shepherd who discovered thla source of splendor and wealth for tho cities of' Asia Minor.' >,itn removing the great stones from the quarry to their destined places in the temple, it was necessary in order to keep the wheels, which were twelve, feet in diameter, two mortal hours till tholr throats we're' '•ore and thoy were blaok in the facet "Great is Diana of the Epheslans." Now we stop, into the Stadium. Enough of its walls und appointment* art) left to show what a stupendous Iplace it must have boon whon used for Ifoot races and for fights with wild jbeosts. It was a building six hundred and eighty feet long by two huudred ifeet wide. Paul refers to what truns- Ipired there in the way ol spe» jiacle whon ho says: "We have been made a speotuole." Yes, Paul •ays: "J have fought wild beasts at Ephesus," an expression usually taken as figurative, but I suppose it was literally true, for one of the amusements in ,that Stadium wus to put» disliked man tin -the arena with a hungry Honor tiger or panther, and let the fight go on until either the man or the beast or both were slain. . It must have been ,*re8t fun. fur those hitters of Chrl*> jtUnlty to hour that on the morrow fnthe Stadium la Ephesus the mis* ,f1»»|IT r uul would, in the.presence ol . -»^.,..,, said to have been buried. Here dwelt Aqtiilla and I'riseilla of I'.ible mention, who were professors in tin extemporized theological seminary, and they taught the eloquent A polios how to be eloquent for Christ. Here John preached, and from here because of his fidelity he was exiled to l'atmos. Hero Paul warred against the magical arts for which EphcNiM was famous. The sorcerers of this city pretended that they could cure diseases, and perform almost any miracle, by pronouncing these senseless words: "Aski Cntaskl Lix TVlrax Dummimcneus Alslon." Paul having performed a miracle in the name of Jesus, there was a lying family of seven brothers who imitated the apostle, ami instead of their usual words of incant.iitiott used the word of Jesus over a man who was possessed of a devil, and the man possessed flew nt them in great fierceness-and nearly tore tlieso frauds to pieces,- nnd in consequence all up and down the streets of Ephesus there was indignation excited against the magical arts, and a great, bon-firo of magical books was kindled iu the streets and the people stirred the blaze until thirty-livo thousand dollars' worth of black art literature had burned to ashes. But all the glory of Ephesus I have described has gone now. At some seasons of the year awful malarias sweep over the place and put upon mattrass or in graves a large portion of the population. In the approximate marshes scorpions, centipedes and all forms of reptilian life crawl and hiss and sting, while hyenas and jackals nt night slink unri out oi tne ruins of buildings which once startled the nations with their almost supernatural grandeur. But here is a lesson which has never yet been drawn int. Do you not see in that temple of Diana an expression of what the world needs? It. wants a God who can provide food. Diana was a huntress. In pictures on ninny of the coins she held a stag by the horn with one hand mid a bundle of arrows with tho other. Oh, this is a hungry worldl Diana could not give one pound of meat or one mouthful of food to tlio millions of her worshipers. She was a dead divinity, an imaginary Cod. and so in idolatrous lands the vast majority of people never have enough to eat. It is only in the countries where the God of Heaven and earth is woiViiped that the vast majority have enough, to eat. Lot Diana have her arrows end her hounds; our God has the sunshine and the showers and the harvests, and in proportion as He is worshiped does plenty reign. So, also, iu the Temple of Diauti the world expressed its need of a refuge. To it from all parts of the land came debtors who could not pay their debts and tho offenders of the law that they might cseapo incarceration. But she sheltered thein only a little while, and while sho kept them from arrest she could not change their hearts, and tho guilty remained guilty. Hut our God in Jesus Christ is a refuge into which we may fly from all our sins and all our pursuers, and not only be safe, for time but for eternity, and the guilt is pardoned and the nature is transformed. What Diana could do for her worshipers our Christ can do for us. ltouk or nge.i eU-ft for 1110, Let lne liUlts mysolf In thue. Gymnasiums? Yes, but see that the vigor gained in them bo consecrated to God, Magnifieunt temples of worship? Yes, but sco that instead of conven tionalitlos and cold pomp of service, there bo warmth of devotion and the pure Gospel preached. Imposing court IIOUBOS? Yes, but in them let justice and mercy rule. Palaces of journalism?^ Yes, but let all of tho printing presses be marshaled for happiness and truth. Great post oftlec buildings? Yes, but through them day "by day, may correspondence helpful, elevating aud moral pass. Ornate dwollin houses? Yes, but in them lot thero bo altars of devotion nnd conjugal, filial, 'paternal and Christian fidelity rule. London for magnitude, Berlin for universities, Paris for fushions, Rome for cathedrals, Athens for classics, Thebes for hieroglyphics,'Memphis for tombs, Babylon for gardens. Ephesus for idolatory, but what' shall be the characteristics [of our American cities when thoy shall have attained their full stature? Would that "Holiness to tho Lord" might be inscribed upon all municipalities. Ono thing is certain, and that is that all idolatry must corao down. When tho greatest goddess of the earth, Diana, enshrined in the greatest temple that ever stood, wus prostrated at Ephesus, it was a prophecy of tho overthrow of all idolatries that have cursed the earth, and anything we love more than God is an idol, and there is as much idolatry in the nineteenth century as in tho first, and (n America as in Asia. , Ab our train pulled out from the station ... Ephesus, the cars surrounded by the worst-looking group of villains I ever gazed on, nil of them seeming in a wranglo with each other and trying to ..get iq^9 a 'wrangle .with us, and we moved along the columns, of ancient aqueducts, each column crowned with storks, having built their nesta there, and we rollod on down toward Smyrna, and that night in a sailors' Bethel we Bpoke of tho Christ whom tho world Irtttstknowor"perish;. we folttthat between cradle apd grave there could not be onythiiijg much more enthralling for body, mind and soul than our visit to Ephesus ..' , THE LATEST NEWS. GENERAL NOTES. GEN. BUTLER is seriously ill with an abcesn of the ear. THE Mississippi is frozen over at Clinton, Iowa. A ni.izzAitD in Kansas is delaying railroad trpins. REAH ADMIRAL GKOROE II. COOI-ER, United States navy, died Tuesday in Brooklyn, N. Y., nged 71 years. WILLIAM II. RPI-KS, ex-consul of the United States to St. Petersburg, died in En •Hand Tuesday. THE Nationnl bank of Son Diego, Cal., by the aid of citizens, may bo enabled to resume. A jiM'onT is current that Lord Stanley will icrign the ijovernor generalship of Canada next month. THE New York bank statement shows nn increase of reserves of $3,870,000 during the weekending Nov. 21. WOLVES are tcirorizing residents of St Paul suburbs. Three children nro sai:l to have been killed by the brutes nt Now Brighton. A CALL has been issued for a convention to take the initial fctep.i towards having Oklahoma admitted to the sisterhood of states. CIIICAGO socialists decido that there liould henceforth bo no connection whatever between socialists and anarchists. KANSAS CITY is just recovering from the effects of a fearful wind and now storm which raged for twenty-four bours. SECRETARY FOSTER is con6ned to his bed by an attack of tho grip resulting directly from a bad cultl which ho contracted while in New York. COM TAN v K, of Duluth wants to be inu-itvml out und become on independent company, becauso it was transferred from the 'Second regiment to tho Third. PRESIDENT HAIIUISO.T und most of the sovereigns ol Europe have sent telegrams to tho prince ol Wales expressing thoir y.npalliy nnd inquiring as to Prince George's condition. OBITUARY: At Newark, Mo., ?x-Con- :resHinnu John M. Glover, aged 72; at lubuque, Iowa, John Moore; at Knirbury, III.. Mrs. Jeremiah McKee, nged G8. 1'HE firm ol Cooper, Hewitt & Co., hnve sold their iron works and mines in New lersey to au English ryiidicato for $5,000,000. WILLARI) NOUVELL, of Detroit, a clerk it the treasury department at Win hingtou, has been nrreBled for stealing $600 from a package containing $17,000 given him to count. A SI-ECIAL says Luther Osborn is cooi tnisioiu'd postmaster at Glyntloii, Minn, aud E. Daly at Sutton. Minn. Apostrouto ins been established between Page and Erie, N. D. AT the ur.eetingof the Liberal Christian liance at Aurora, III., the following oili cors were elected: President, Rev. Dr. H W, Thomas, of Chicago; vico presidents, U:v. David Swing, of Chicago; llev. E. E Hale, of Boston; Rev David Utter, of St. Liuis, and Rev. \V. S. Crowe, of New ark, N. .).; secretary and treasurer, Rev 1.0. Milsted, of Chicago. son is dend and tho. other two aro beyond hope of recovery. Six trainmen were injured and twenty freight cars demolished by a collision on' the Chicago, St. Paul and Kansas City railway at Marshalltown, Iowa, Saturday morning. TKK captain of the wrecked American schooner W. L. Bradley, from Charleston, S. C, reports that all of his men were drowned. A FIIEIOIIT nnd passenger trnin collided at Fairmont, Neb., Wednesday morning, killing two of the crew of the passenger train and injuring several passengers. THE barge Samuel Mather was sunk in a collision on Lake Superior und is a total loss, with 58.000 bushels of wheat. The scKooner Peli".an is thought to have been lostwith all hands. PERFUME INDUSTRY. The Art and Industry of Scpnt Making is as Old as History Itself. Tradition States That tho Hebrews Impirtcd Knowledge of the Art to the Egyptians. CRIME. FOREIGN. THE crew nt tho Bienvenuo, ashore off Sondgato, England, wiu rescued 'Wed netday night. MORE Brazilian provinces declare themselves independent, and some fighting is rumored. .' I5»liu|r Uunll on '• .Wager. JACKSON , Mleh., Nbv:\ 84.— John Bender, a prominent restaurateur jfrom sinking deep into the,earth under of this i city," and Ool, Johiv Gaobe- the, unparalleled heft, that frame oj leln, "prominent in- the military, circles timbers bo arranged over which 'the of the State; started out on a qtiailicat- wheels rolled. To. put the immense ing contest to day. 'I'hey e «e1| ate a blook of marble in Its place over tha | doorway of ono of these temples was so vast and difficult an undertaking that the archlteot at one time gave it up, and in his chagrin intended suicide, buj one night in his sleep' he dreamt that the stone had settled to the right place, aud tho next day he found that the great block of marble hud by its own weight settled to the right place. The temple of Diana was four hundred and twenty-five feet long by two hundred and twenty feet wide. All Asia wus taxed to pay for it. It hud one hundred and twenty-seven pillars, each sixty feet high, aud each the gilt of it king, and inscribed with the name of tho donor, Now you see the meaning of that passage iu Reyela- tlqu, just us u king presenting oiio of these pillars to tho temple of Diana had his own nutno chiseled on Hand the name of his own country, so says Christ:: '•Him that overooraeth will I make * Pillar in the temple of my God, and I, Will write upon him the nume of iny Mod und the name of the olty of roy flod, Which to,New,.Jerusalem, and I. will >rtte upon him'my new name," pew suggestive,»n4 beautiful) - ing: contest J iuail and they say that it will bo easy or them to do It every day for 1 thirty duys. They buolicd up their belief with big money, Adopt AllierlcHll Slctliodl, LONDON, Nov, '34.—The tin plate manufacturers' in Wales at a meeting today resolved to shut down their works fov u fortnight in December tind a fortnight in January in order to counteract the continued tendency* toward lower prices arising from .the accumulation of stock In the united Stutes- ailchioc the Hor»o, One of the best methods of hitohing a horse that is uneasy, or bos the habit of pawing in the stall, is to pass a rope over a small pulley', and attach about a pound weight to it, and fasten the baiter into a rink or loon on that rope upon the inside ot the stall, to that when the horse stands up to the manger the halter will be drawu up' short, and .the. weight rest upon the floor. When belles down the weight will copie up enough to give him all the rope ucceHajy,, Some do this and have the baiter fastened to a ring upon" the top of the bead instead' ot under the jaw, and when they desire, to lead-him out by the halter, pais thte loose'end down through the othir ring, MICHAEL KIRCHMER, a banker of Bucharest, Roumania,hus been arrested in Now York, charged with swindling Bucharest citizens ot 80,000 franca. THE German steamer Eider, which was severul days overdue, arrived at Southampton Thursday morning. IT is now stated that Bismarck will take up a permanent residence in Berlin and attend the roieliBtagregularly. TW«LVH passengers were injured, some of them seriously, in u railroad accident at Drawnpatrick Station, Ireland, Wednesday. NEAR Buenos Ayrea a passenger train plunged over a high viaduct. Eight people were seriously injured. Cnn.T is decreasing her army and navy. Tbis is thought to indicate a peaceful set- tlomont of tho trouble with this country A TELEGRAM from Dax in the department of Lunde8 says that the mayor of Dax and the prefect of the dep irtment fought a duel Monday. The mayor was wounded in theurm. M. DB LA HAVE, the politiojil economist, is authority for thfe statement that 100,000 operatives in Paris will be without work during the present winter. ALL the personages who have recently bad interviews with the pope assert that he frequently couipluinb of declining health und strength, and speaks of his deuth as being not far distant. GEN. BOOTH, of the Salvation army, aa the result of bis Australian trip, has received a check for 910,000 to aid bim in his work in England. TUB strike in the mining districts in Paris still causes much anxiety. Minister of Publio Works Guyotsuid that the strike had been ordered without udequate renson. . A BILL for the suppression of the Blave trade was introduced in the German reichatag Tuesday. TUB crew ol the American schooner William S. Bradley abandoned the vessel on Ootober IU, ana it is believed that all nro drowned. BHOMWKLL BOOTH astonished London and advertised the Salvation army by giv ing a dinner to 600 thieves. He asked the queen to be a patroness. LORD SALISBURY has intimated to tbe Turkish embassador in London that England is willing to reopen negotiations for a regulation of Egyptian affairs. AT St. Louis Ernst Hickman shot bis wife nnd hinu-elf. Miss JULIA ALBIETZ, a St. Louis school teacher, shot herself. Ill health was the cause. EIJAII JETT, of Decatur, III., cut MR wife's Ihroiit Friday, and then killed himself. Mrs. Jett will probably recover. FRANK MARK of Chicago, wus fined $75 and costs Wedneadny morning for hitting his wife with a baseball bat. FRANK MCCARTHY, a Brooklyn iron molder, leaned from the Brooklyn bridge Sunday and wns killed. DR. JAMES E. MCADAMS, of Gardner III., was arrestrd Friday night while attempting to break into tho bank of Gardner. CAPTAIN KH-LKY of the Chicago police force, gave evidence before the grand jury Monday nguinst John Beatty, licensed of the murder of Fanny Cart wrigbt. IT is faid that Billy Emerson, the minstrel, took the receipts of his show u! Wheeler opera house, Toledo, Ohio, and left for purls unknown, leaving his company stranded there. LEO HEILI'ERN, of Minneapolis, after three trials, was found guilly of embezzlement. EDITOR LOUIS PATII.I.O, of tho At- antu Constitution, who kille i a man for insulting his divorced wife, has been ac quitted. AN attempt was made to abduct a liltl daughter of John D. Bancroft, of O.tk Park, Friday evening, by an unknown strnn-.er, who escaped. MRS. CHARLES IIEKFMNOEU threw it bowlful of conccutrr.Ud lye into her bus hand's face at Arcanum, Ohio, nnd tien attacked htm with a hatchet, inllicting erious injuries. The woman then cut her throat. SHERIFF HARHIMAN arrived nt Blni Neb., with Arthur Sloan, who killed his Blepfather, neur Fontonello, Neb., in October. Sloan was captured near Slater, Iowa, whero he was working on a farm. B. C. WEILER, postmaster at Glasgow, Mo., was compelled by three robbers, the point of revolvers, to turn over valuables in his possession, amounting to 83,000. The robbers escaped. THE preliminary hearing of John Beattie, charged with tho murder of Miss Fannin Curtwright, was concluded in Cni cni/ii Tuesday and lleatlie was held in 8!!,000 to await tho action of the grand jary. AT Hannibal, Mo., Mariah Raven (colored), who struck a colored .nun named John Washington with a brick, from tho effects of which he died Monday night, Ini9 been h<:-ld for tlio grand jury to nnswer tho chargo of murder. WILLIAM MACLAIN, a merchant at Witlnut, Kas., has loBt considerable property lately aa the result of robberies, and Satuiday nighl he sot a gun-trap. About midnight tho trap was Bprune,nnd tha gun exploded and mortally wounded the intruder, who is unidentified. The Fine Primary Odors Combined with Each Other Form Innumerable Varieties. Woman is like a cigar. You cannot juge the filling by the wrapper.—Pittsburg Dispatch. Cigarettoi smoking is said by u doctor to cause softening of the brain. The question is how he found it out, as no one with bruins smoke cigarettes.—Texas Sittings. "How do you sell piano music?" asked a customer, as .ho entered a Pittsburg muBic store. "Bythechord, sir," ropliedthe intelligent clerk. Judge: You aro charged with being drunk and disorderly. Aro you— Priaoner at the bar—Not guilty, yer onner, Oi wna too drunk to be disorderly. Judge: "Prisoner, havoyou any viBiblo means of support?'' Priaoner: "YOB, aor, your honor. (To his wife) Bridget, stand up no that the court can aeo yez," ODDITIES. FIRES AND CASUALTIES. NINE business Hocks were burned at Midnlebury, Vt,, Sunday night. . Two BCOWS were bat on Lake Michigan, and eighteen men aro thought to nave perished. THREE thousand bales of cotton were consumed iq a conflagration at Puris.Tex causing a loss of 1100,000. i THE Bcbooner Estelle went ashore at Manistee, Mich., Tuesday. The cook und one sailor were drowned. I AT New York the marble and onyx works of Henry Volkening burued early { Weduesday morning. The loss Is $76,-' 000. . BY an explosion in a What Cheer, Iowa, mine Wednesday three men and foui boys were badly burqed. JOSEPH OARTHB. <t farm laborer living near Terre Haute, Ind„ was gored to death by a bull Wednesday.* ' THE schooner Newsboy, bound for Buffalo fromOhicago, it on a reel; new the mouth of Green Bay; f - i :-.!,.• ; THOMAS A.'SnoivTr a banker at Edgerton. B. D,, WHS accidentally shot and. gill; MSaturdaj,*;,^:- ./Vi'';«...•'fe .v-„s-.'i, , AT,Lunelle, I»d., Mrs, Hpffmjmnofttwo •ons wan suffocated by gas, Tb> yw*** l'lllll|ikllll aa Food for Stock. Pumpkins are eaaily grown on almost any soil, and rtquiro but little cultivation and are Beldom grown as a separate crop. They are generally planted among the hills of corn, and may thus be considered as n kind of supplementary crop, and whatever value they.may haveasanim.il food is commosly thought by farmers who raise them in this way to be dear gain. Some vurietieB nro of nionBtroua size, but the common large yellow is sufficiently productive, und for ull purposes 1 give them the preference. Pumpkins make good food for cattle or hogs, but when fed to milth cowa I would first halve or quarter them before chopping them up, and ecrupe out the seeds, giving them to the hoga, 1 have always believed the seeds will oause u shrinkage in the milk, otherwise I think thooi excellent food for cows. I know ot no plant that will give so much feeding substance for so little work aa tbe pumpkin will; and if they nro fed to hogs freely as soon as they are ripe enough they will increase their growth, and a great deal of corn may be saved while fattening them. The wonder is that there, are not more of them raised and used for animal food. II stored away where they will not freeze they may be kept along well through • the winter, and furnish a vaiioty at a time when- most of the feed is dry.— 8. C. Trumbull. Fence ou Earth Ii not the boon vouchsafed to the chronic, nervooi invalid, alight noises itartle him, odd and sa impeded eetxntlone preplex him. II* neltttet Bleeps •otutdly nor eot» heartily, he la almost in variably troubled with dyspepsia. What should he dot Begin anil purine systematically * court* bl Iloetelter'e Hlomocb Hitters. With digestion (oclined and load assimilated, strength returns, ih* nervea stow trsnqull snd theieitof life returns, A blessed consummation Indeed, snd not inly effectually, but pleasantly wrought by tbe Bitters. Ullloiisnoes, malaria, rheumatism, kidney compialnt are also prevented and owed by this soverotgn regulating medicine. Try It at once If your nerves are out of order, and if theli weakaes* la perpetuated by the existence of die- •aa*. A supsib apptUaer and promoter ol sound Light Tools. Sleet bars are much better than iron, and being to much lighter, ope can at well, throw away an iron one and buj new as use an iron that is much heavier Tbe same is true wuh regard to the old' fashioned ci:os8out saws, end cant dogs, manure forks, snd pitchforks, Allsuol tools are so obeep that no one oan,afford to v«e",%-m)t i orhe^vy/one, ^lueh'twl **.J*I!-W|s?; '•", The art of making perfumes is as old aa history itself. Before painting, music or architecture had cryBtalized into art, perfume and the methods of making it bad taken a strong hold on nil peoples. A sacrifice in perfume in the form of incense was n necessary part of ninny ancient religions. Incense was used by the Hebrew*, later by tho Druids of England, and now ii in tdl Roman Catholic churches. The Greeks nnd their imitators, the Romans, all had their favorite scentB, and lrving'a Life of Mohamet tells how passionately the prophet was devoted to the delicate oriental perfumes. Tho voluntaries of old wished to be lux • tirious, '.nil it has been left for tbo modern Gaul of 1891 to produce perfumes, sconts and odor», beside which thoso of the an cients would seem flat nnd crude. Tho early days of the enipiro witnessed the beginning of the present immense industry of perfume making. What the French knew about perfume milking is not at all tha result of their own experience. The traditionary history of tlie art is that the Hebrews imparted the 'itllo tnoy knew to their captors, the Kgyptians, who in turn gavt their formulas to the Greeks and Romans. The Moors then teok a hand nt improving tbefce crude (.Herts, and when they invaded Enropo left their art in Spain, whence it soon rouched Fiance. There it f ound its home and resting pluce. and today no nation can compete with France in lb" science and art of perfume making. The niimcn of the French perlunirs are known in every civilized place. China, Australia, South Africa tint Norway are not so fur from Paris that French perfumes cannot, reach them. New York, however, is not far behind Paris. While ull the. raw material comes from France, the refining and combining of ncurly till the perfumes intended for the Americnn market is done here. About 1,000 porKOus are engaged in the industry iu this city. The crude stuff comes in *het-hape of giease extract or pomade, und is melted down here with alcohol, which is of American production. The lard comes from hog? which are fed in tbe acorn groves of Italy. The product of the swill and grain fed western hogs of the United States would be too gross. The pomade iH made by a process called en- deurage, which originated in tho 17th century. This process refers to tho acquirement of the fleeting odora of flowers while fresh. The flowers tiro raised mostly in France, though quantities of roses come from Bulgurin. They are cultivated in lurge farms composing hundreds of acres. When the blooming season begins tbo blotaontB are gathered by women and children and placed in wooden frames with gl.vs buttouiB, which are covered with finely clurified grease. The odor given out by the flowers la taken up the grease, which is melted and run into tin veasela for export. This h tho form in which it reuchea New York, and hero the perfume making proper begins. Tho five principal scents, which, almost correspond to the three primary colore in painting and the eight notes in music, nro violet, rose, tube-rose, jasmine und orange flower. Beaides flowers, several other articles are called into use by tho porfumer. Musk is tho most im portant. it comes out of the musk deer of the mountains of India, China and Thibet. It is extremely difficult to obtain unadulterated, and when obtained in that condition costs twice its weight in gold. So great is tho tenuity of the odor, that in un area of five feet a grain gives out 57,889,600 particles without undergoing an appreciable diminution of, weight. Ambergris cornea from the spermaceti whale, nnd is generally found floating iu tbe waters where.theso loviathanB disport themselves. An ounce of this precious product costs 325, considerably more than tbe sumo weight in silver. Neroli is an ossential oil derived from bitter orange blossoms. The vanilla bean cornea from Mexico nnd Central America; oil of lavender from England und Frnnco. Putchouly from China. It ia largely used to perfumo shawls. Sandulwood is from a treo indigenous to India. America is not behind tbe Old World in producing some scents ueod by perfumera. Tho boit peppermint oil in the world comes from Wayne county, N Y, Long Island ia noted for its tube roses. Florida and California contribute great quantities of orange blossoms. The opopo- mix blossoms, used for certain combina lions, comes from the Southern States. In this city there aro about a dozen per fume manufactories, besides scores of others who make imitation extracts und odors, which are retailed in cheap village atores and by travelling peddlers. Tuese are tho principal perfumes, but combined with each other and minor scents iorin varieties innumerable. . Jasumine and orange flo ver muko sweet pen; jasmino and tuberose properly blended form hyacinth; violet and tuberose produce the odor of lily of the valley, Theoldatund-by, Jookey Club, is a combination of many odora, Us sale exceeds thut of any other scent. Every perfume manufacturer has his own favorite receipt for Jookey Club. The varieties of perfumery on the market are countless, Many of them are failures, and after a tew months' trial are discontinued. Others take the popular fancy for awhile, but then fade out of publio esteem. A few others come and stay, growing every year In pop> ularity. Each house has its own chemical expert, who attends to tbe compounding ot its various brands. The formulas are well guarded, and generally but one or two tiusted employes have access to them. When not in use they are kept in the firm's strong box, for the formula is the secret of success. Alter the perfume is made something must be put in to render the odor lasting, and yet not be distinguishable itself. This is also kept a etoret, Ten to fifteen years ago most of the per fumery used in the United Stiles came from abroad) to day, with a greatly increased use, the great bulk is made on this aide of the water. Ope house has gone to far aa to export'its goods; and they can be found on sale in several European cities, . " • • » " • Experts in the raanufneturt of perfumery B»ytlw4h9>*ehs» of smell can be devel­ oped-ju»t at acutelyas.the tense* of light, btarlngi taste lid touch, This weald seem parudoxicnl, for it is a well-known fact thut the uneducated nose so lose its power that ability to distinguish odors is entirely lost. This to degree in tiue of the uneducated nose, but its power lusts longer. An expert is able by putting a drop or two of perfumo on a bit of colton to tell what it ia and just what scents enter into its composition. So expert havo the perfumery chemists become that they can, with their different odors, counterfeit exactly the odor of any flower. The educated nose ia not without its advantages financially. The possessor of one not only earns u large salary in the perfumery business, but is expert testimony in lawsuits involving patented perfumes. A notable instance occurred a short while ngo. One firm su^d another for imitating one ot its patented brands. Four experts were called in, and each was required to distinguish between the genuine nrticlo and the imitation. All four wrote their opinion on a .dip of paper and handed it to tbo judge. Tho slips of paper all ngreed. The manufacture of bottles for perfumery gives employment lo hundreds of persons. All but the very fancy ones are made in this country. A few como from France and Belgium. The kid stoppers are nil imported in a crude shape, but are finished here. The high prico of labor here makes the retail price of perfume higher than abroad. Wages in New YorK arc double those in France. The tariff also hi^ its effect in raising tbo price. Many condemn tho uso of peifuinos no vulgar, but as long as we havo wives nnd sisters, daughters and sweethearts, the industry will flourish.—N. Y. Sun. birds nssocialeii with religiom myth* Riinis prayed for bv thrusting imo the ground little sticks with fe.iihirs attached lo '.hem, the scattering of sacred meal and other ceremonies' accompanying 'ho performance. K.ich feathered stick represents a prayer, and the plumes are intended to carry them to the gods to whom they are addressed.—Washington Star. IN OMlRN TIMES. lit QUKKlt' S51TN1 WO'llMUl'. Tlio Znul flfllloTflN Men Flmt Lived in the Itoivuls ol tlifl Kuril!. A new nnd verv interesting cuso in the east wing of tho National Museum, filled with curiosities rssncintcd with the religious worship of the Zini nnd other I'ueblo Indians in New Mexico aud Arizona, attracted the attention of a Star reporter the other day. There is in tho collection great number of fetiche? of m my sorts, iut the most remarkable of them are mages in stone, representing the gods themselves — especially the "prey gods," in the shape of animals, wliicii e hunter invokes tor success iu the chase, n order to make it clear just what these ust deities are it is neees-ary lo quo'e from the a.count of the creation by weir votaries. When all wus new, mankind lived in u cavtirn in the bowels of thu earth. Tne ice was dark and crowded and the p.'o. lo were unhappy. Hearing heir lamentations the great sun lather sont. his two hildron, armed with the rainbow, th arrow of lightning und a magic knife of "int. With the magic knife the children cut tho face of the earth and led out the people into another cavern, which was not so durk. There they multiplied und grew liserahlo again until tho children were pursuaded to conduct them into a third cavern, yet bigger, vshero there was n nort f twilight, tho rays of the sun sifting through the roof. Here, however, they were not content und so they wero finally taken forth into tho light of day. Thoy were blaok and naked, with eyes like those of owls, so that the sun blinded them. Previously the world hud been covered with wuter. Now it was damp nnd uu- tublo—in fact, a great morass, frequently isturbed by eatthipiaKe.-, and through its surface strange monsters und beast of prey rose up to devour the people. The two children hardened the surface with lire and burnt up tbo ferocious animals tho forms of mttny of which enn be nen to this day among tho rocks, shriveled and distorted. No creatures like these (fossils) ivo nt thejjresont time, whhh shows that everything was different in the days of the new. While as yet all beings belonged to one family, tho great- father, Bo-snui-ah-kiu, livod in tbe city of be inisrs, guarded on nil sides by tbe six prey gods. On the north he wus guarded by the mountain lion on the west by the boar, on the south by tho badger, on tho east by the wolf, in the air above by tho eagle und in the earth beneath by the molo. Among tboso subordinate deities he divided the universe, giving to each the part above mentioned us appertaining to each. At present it is their duty to carry messages betweon tho great father und mankind, for which rea son they ure prayed to. Among the Puoblo Indiuna six pointr, of tbe compass aro recognized nnd each has its color. North ia yellow, west is blue, south ia red, cunt is white tho upper regions ere many colored, and the lower regions are black. And the prey goda ure represented by their images in theso sin colors. For example, thero is tbo yellow mountain lion or the north, tbo bluo mountain lion of the wost, tho red mountain lion of the souln, and an on. Likewise it is with the other boasts, and thus a very considerable number of deities is formed. All of them 'uu >t receivo worshipful attention, least they got ungry und rovenge themselves for the neglect us I the black bear did in tbo true Btory of Mitsi. Mi-tsi had become careless about bis sacrifices,; and one day when he was cutting corral poets along came u black hour out of u ticket. He run und climbed up a dead pinetree, but the bear climbed after him and ate his foot off, BO that he was lamed for lit'o. When the huntor is about to Fet forth upon .in expedition, he takes his image of tho particular prey god he desires to propitiate und has it loaded by a priest with tho spirit of the divinity. Then be hangs it around his neck und performs many ceremonies, scattering Bucred meal of Beoil corn, embleniulio of productiveness, mid praying the trees und thicketa of the forest to bold und entunglo his game. When be reuchea u spot whore the beast ia in pursuit or has luin down, he goes through inoro hocus pocua, without which he believe* he would slanil no show whatever in tho chase. Only the priests ure able to muke tbe images of the deities or other fetiches properly. A fetich may be deli nod as an object in which a epirit naa been in ducedtu dwell for tbe benefit of tbe owner, It goea without saying that unless the object is constructed in the proper manner und painted correctly, the spirit will no consent to stay iu it. These spirits ure very particular about such things. Once every year there is a day Bet apart for u council of tbe fetiohea. They are all arranged according to their kind und color in front of an altar. The quadrupeds are set upright, while the engleB and other winged ones are Buapeuded by cords from the rafters. Each member of tbe tribe addresses pruyers to them and scatter sac red meal over them. Prayer chants are sung, at intervals, with dancing to the sound of rattleo, accompanied by imitations of the orles of. the animals worshipped, A- feast follows, at which portions of each kind of food are taken out for sacrifice to the prey goda, There are other deities besides the prey gods, however, which have to be propitiated. For example, there is the rain god, tbe sun nod, the war god and the mother goddess, who is tb'e mother of all the dei. ties. She is represented by a very extraordinary fetich, made ot an ear of corn, wrapped up in a curious bundle, with feathers of several, kind* sticking out. ol one end, Corn ^regarded bytip** people, who Uve on tbaf'vegetable, as em ; bl4^« iot 'thejilpirU of fertility. ,'The feather*, are, those of an, eagle, .itself the god of tM npnu rtfleai, Md el etjp The Urnmmitr School uf Aberdeen am', how It mm Conducted. The Fchuui-house was a low, one storied building in the Schoolhill, in the form of the letter II, the public school in the cen­ tre, and four class-ruuius in the four wings. The little quadrangle iu front was the only play ground, silentns the grave during tho inurs of teaching, but bursting with life and resounding with the shouts and shrieks of some 130 hoys during tbo intervals of play. The giuueswere simple but varied, following u sort of scholastic calendar which regularly brought round marbles, button", band-balls, peg tops, and what not in duo season, lli'yt nd the precincts of the school thoro was abundance of racing, chasing, hunting and thumping, for police were yet unknown, and the streets were not too crowded to be turned into a general play-ground. Kverything was singularly inexpensive. The fees in Byron s time were but five shillings a quarKr; and the sports of the BCIIOOI had to hj defrayed by the boys out of their pocket-money, which seldom exceeds a penny a week. Nothing could have shocked a thrifty Aberdeen burgess more than to be callc! to pay entry-money or yeirly contributions for cricket or foot-ball; indeed, such games were quite unknown. It must be roinotu- bcred that a bundled years ago Scotland was really a very poor country, und in tl provincial town like Aberdeen living wns very simple, and the p n ople very thrifty. In lljron's time Lilin was literally the only branch of instruction in the grammar-school. It. was Litin, "soinper, ubiipie, et omnibus," year in and year out, siiaimeraii'l winter, morniiiirand evening; only Lit in. and that continually. And the manner of teaching was Usually dull, us the mailer nf it was monotonous. Tho rector, Dr. .lames Dun, was a very old man, ipproiichimr iiine'y, but his di'ies WITH pel formed by a coadjutor. There wus no IT to make the. work interesting, and no resource tor wakening up the intellect of ho\s WHO had nu luin for languages and the clisdcs. Hjroii did notapp'y l|imsdf to the work. His inline never upp'-arLil in the ;>nzj list. U.-u.illy, iu a class ot about thirty, his place in the qu trlerly li-ti ranged from iilteeii to twenty. 1 he highest ever recorded was titili, ai.d it is an interesting cir- ctiiiistaiice to tint pre-ent writer that in that list the naiii'i immediately above it was James lliaikie To b»ys ihat applied themselves earnestly to tt.o wurK, the course of si inly had ,ii lean' the i ITecto! good mental discipline, and to this extent it was a ii: etui preparation for alter-life. But to one WHO merely endured the thing, tl must have been alike a weariness ot the ll'sli and a dissipation of the mind. The school hours were very rigid, und the vuc.itions 1,'W and short. Eight to nine o'clock to begin with, summer und winter, and in Aberdeen tl irk winter mornings seemed to have a bitierness nil tn'ir own. From ton to twelve mid from three to tivo ut I he grammar school, and for writing there was another school, from twelve to one, and lo.- arithmetic from ono lo t\>o. The vacations were just three weeks at midsummer, a week ul Christmas, and an occasional day or two at other times. On Wednesdays lessons ended nt twelve, and on Saturnay ut eleven. If the holidays wero short, they wero all the more appreciated. The panting und outstretching of BOUI for "tho play" at midsummer roso to an enthusiasm unknown for anything else. Weeks before, lite boys would assemble in the classrooms befote the master appeared, und beat time on the detks to u rhyme of which they never tited: •Oh, for Hie piny, hoys, Oh for tho play I Oh, for IIIH boiinie, lunate, bounle eutnmor'a pluy r" Tho 1 ist weok there wns ubusy collection of pence for "busking," or decorating the school, and on the evening before tho vacation was given out, the tiojs Bullied forth iu a glorious exuberance of spirits, miking in groups for every uvuilublo nursery, garden, wood, or villa in the neighborhood, to beg, buy or borrow flowers and brauchea for the work of docorulion. By dint of early rising, tbo decoration was completed by eight o'clock in the morning, and for once in the jeiir tho dull und dingy classroom i looked like lovers bowers. And when "the play 1 ' was given out, und I he school dispersed, tho yells of dolight that burst from every throat resounded through all the neighboring streets, and in fainter echoes reached tho furthest outskirts of tho town.—Harper's Magazine. . IN THIS 81 IS It It A MAIMtK. Hurled I u Oaves Wnr» Found tlio Itomnlna til u Sii-uiigo j'coplu. On the side of tho canon, wnere the sun rurely shines, wero a - number of burial eaves. At first sight there was nothing to indicate that they hud ever been used, but uft"r digging to a depth of three feet below the hard subitiuico thut composed the floor of the cue, wo forlunutely struck a skull, then ctuno upon tho whole body of a man. After ihtu followed that of a mother holding her child in her arms, then two more bodies, all lying on their left sides facing the west, with their knees nilf drawn up, and till in H mirveloua stul/j o l preservation, owing to the presence of sullpetrit in the t'ust. This im- pin ted to the dead a imiuiuij-liko appearance. Their features were very well preserved; snmu nud retained their eyebrows nnd part of their hair, und oven their in- testifies hud not all disappeared. The huir of theso people was very slightly wavy, and softer than thut of the modern Indian—almost silky in fuct. Thoy were of low stature, and bear a marked resemblance to the Moqui village Indians, who, as well us the Zunis, have a tradition thut their ancestors came from tho south, and who to this day speak of their south 'in brethren. I afterward brought to light several more bodies which hud been interred under siiii'lur conditions. They wore no or- numenta or metal, but ornamental sheila, and around their link tie und wrists wore found anklets und bracelets of bintifully plated struw, which, however, crumbled to dust when bundled. Their only clothing conaistod of three layera wrappings wound around tbe loins; lirat came a coarse cotton cloth, then u piece of matting, and over that again another cloth wrapping. Underneath was a large piece of cotton batting, mixod with the feathers of the turkey aud tne large woodpecker. In a few instances the cotton cloth wns dyod red or indigo blue, Near the head of each body was a small "olla" jar of simple design, and buried with ond we fnuud a bundle of "devil's claws"-. murthynie. Not Gone tor Wood, Bad actor—"My I my I The audience is leaving the theater right in the middle of tbe pluy." Call boy^'They ain't goin' home They'll be back soon.V . r • , . * Bad aotor-"Will; they?;:.What i did the go out for?" < a • , Call boy^rMli!gga ." ? Ts /j)oo.d News, J?^ a J^^h , ' i brukeiimn on the Coun]i' oil/Bluffs & Nortbe-n lUllway, fell between the owes' ut East Winona, and was m to tWO, 1 ' '* ' • ' 1 ls\

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