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PITTSBURGH COMMERCIAL GAZETTE. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 30, 1883. OSAWATOMlBBKOWiN. A GLIMPSE AT THE STRUGGLE IN BLEEDING KANSAS. Tohn Erown, Jr., Makes a Forcible Keply to the Aspersions of a Kecent Writer. Clfvelawo, O., Not. 29. Ia reply ' n arti'le l c'j appeared lu the 2orth Arnerican .'mew, John Brown. Jr., now of Pun-in-Bay, on Lake Eiie, son of Oiowato-mie Brown of anti-helium fam, or old John Brown, whope "soul goes marching on," fctB published a ft ur-column history of the troubles in Kansas in 1&S5. Ha shows tbat influenced by tha glowing ao-C'tiultf of the fertility, bealthfuluesa and beauty cf tbe territory of Kansas, in tba mouth of October twenty-nine years ago, five of tbe sons cf John Iirown John, Jr., Jason, Owen, Frederick and Salmon than resilient. of. tbe Sate of Ohio, made their arrangements to emigrate to tbat Territory and settled about eight mile went of O-iawatotnie. He chimes that at tha first Territorial elec-tioo, held on tba 30th of March in that year, the residents of Missouri along tha borders came into Kansas by thoti-an is find took forcible possession of the polls. T'-ey were well aruied, and although but 8ol leal eltcbitH iu the Territory -voted, f t ere were no lean than fi,3ti0 Totes puled. They t lectart all tha members with a single esc ptioij in either boue the two Free Soiiers being chosen from a remote district which the Misoutiana overlooked or did not caro to reach. Tne stave code w enacted ry the L-gli'latnfft thus frau latently cboaen, and tbe actual settlers at their convention repudia'ed the L gialature iiaHf. Biri'e being iueviiabie, John Brown came to Kansas with arms to tha assistance of bis sons, sec rnrtanied by another sou, Oliver, and a son-in-law, Henry Thompson. John Brown and all his eon except Jasou assisted in the . . DKFEKSK OF LAW8ENCB ajjaii'st the armed bauds from Missouri. During tbe iliMutbancea in tbe State in that year William Dow aud Thouiaa W. Barber, Free Soil men. were shot and killed, aud E. 1. Brown was murdered by the pm-alavery party February 2, 18oG. The only offense of these men was that they were Free Soiltra. A rifl company wan formed in Osawatomie February 27, 1856, and the whole family sigued tbe roll. John Brown, Jr., was elected captaiu. In tha meantime the pro-slavery party were announcing "war to the knife ami the kuito to tbe hut." Early in tha spring Colonel Butoid, cf Alabama, arrived with a regiment of armed men, mostly from South Carolina and Georgia. They came with the openly-declared purpose to make Kansas a slave State at all haztrds. John Browo, acting as a surveyor, ana Ins bona as axmeu and chain-bearers, stirveed into ti.eir camp nn I heard tha intention expressed to "whip, kill or shut up Abolitionists, aucu aa tbrm blanked Browns over there. ' In the spring, while planting corn, word was Irou.ht that Liiwrenei was burning, having been bet on tire by the Missouriaus. He- rallied his company and wurd was brought that all leauiug Free State man were prisoner, that the force which had taken Lawrence had divided and were engaged in the work of destruction and pil-lj;e in otner parts of the Territory, and ' that force of 4U0 men under Butord were In camp a few miles east ot us. Early next day word was brought into our camp from Potawatouiie that the Georgians, aided by tbe proV.avery reiideuta tbeio, were dividing out ihe irSPriOIFXTEX) FEKE STATK settlers ou the creak, that old Mr. Morse had lied in fear of his life, and that bis house had been- villaged. They niarcbt d lu that direction and liberated a couple of klavea who were atterwards returned against bis wishes. Soon after, by order or Culuiiel Sumner, f the United States army, who came, as he said, to disperse all armed gatherings of men on either side, we disbanded in gocd faith and returned to our homes. The ruen from Missouri and those uuder Butord made a si;ow of disbanding and at once reassembled, act ing as aids to the United Sta.es troops, who were ordered to act as a powse for tue Mar shal iu the arrest ot every Free State man who Lad beeu or was likely to be active. John Brown, ' Jr., was suon aiterwarda arrested, and lie sajs that his aims were tied so tightly as to prevent cinulatiou,and compelled to trot nine miles to Oaawatomie iu tue hot sun, and ior tw eu ty-kur hours, the agony of such a condi tion was continued without loosing the bunds, his arms black as though uiortifind, Ou the removal of the roe p. lie skin cme with it, ami be still wears tne mark twan- tj-wvt)!i . years a;terward and calls it 'niavery's bracelet." He adds: '"Tofciveln del ail our imprisouiuut for iruuihs ou tliArta of treason, uo other, tiien set at liberty ou ground of 'no oVLe of actiou tho r.nwrso op otik hotjses aud destruction of our Uitle jioierty, in eluding a library of over 400 volumes wLkh I had bteu accuuiulatlng Irota my youth, the dtiviug oil and appropriating of cur nock, the burning and pillage of Oaawatomie, tha killing on that day ot my brother Frederick, of David U irrison. new comer into the Territory, who had in do wav engaged in the euujigles ot the time, of t!ie killing of George Fart rid;e, and Btill later of Mr. Hoyt, near the Wak-arusa, of Chas. Haiaer, of tbe various sku- juihe.. clo inc tne record ot loab by march in on Lawrmoa for tha ihud time by 2,700 Missouriaus on the J4ta of September, and the t urniug ot Franklin, the masoacie ot iwoiv men ou tha Alalia ties Lv tnes, tne kniicsr In cue niebt by Quantrel and his Ditu ot l;hty unreMsiiutf people of Lawrence, would lar tr.usceud my liuim 'i i.ese did uot, as alleged by Mr. Utter, t'jliow as a conat queued of the execution of the five raen ou the Potawa'.omio, but were truly a coutinuacca q1 iba mostout-raeouo v.ec-ds to e.aaliih slavery, which, beginning in 1&5, auded only with tha clu-e of ilia war ot the rebellion." ilrt denies tbat ha resigned tba commaud of ibo company for tba causes slated by Mr. Uiter, but s.iys it was because ha did not Jirro with iho company in returuin tbe two slaves, aud "joticiud?-: "i'o lha millions cf our otnntrymen who know of he !umoe and the heat' lu which 'was foea tne auclnr of our hpan," may be nateiy a.iuuiittaa for kinttlycare and ke-p-ln tne m. mory ot tha Jottn Brown wbo i jive ji,i na baa to save Kausasaud our Nation lrom the curae ot human botidaga." A Ctiinee iMnuer. When a Chinaman gives a formal dinner be invites bis guests either personally or by cxd. Those who accept tha iuvita-Itou iut'orui tha host aud tend Liin money, proiviuiis and presents at tha cost of from hiia dollar no to huudieda of aoiiars. Hie mouey and iba praeuta are tben entered, in a hecial bmk, which is cara- luily pre?--rved lor reference. Uu tna ap- potuid day the gu-.-ats appear, ana tne llOK', Wit J t rives i he in tiuiuu rtess ceremonies, re-and ieads tLem to tbe tents, wh'u-u are put up iu the y rd. T.-sa contain rows f lall.s, each table seating tub' per.-ona. "1'ne labia of tha Eii.t b s," lar 3 call iheui, tor, according to txa-d;iK., the greu, CtlHUOiUS Wliu bia liiS-t ipits u-ed fcucU tab-e.i. Tue Cuineaa women ii'.er dlue w.lu tt.e uiru. lluiuaoptihio Fair, All tba hidiea who are to take part in tha lur, wii-etbec aa uittusynri., t--tuui or Uld', are liqii-iwii to lfljct .. llio Hospital u J o'i v, k lu-uiutruw KMUOMi, lig wrdeif JtEFLI-X Of TUE MARKETS. Tba Upward Torn In ITlces for Cir&ln and Hog Product to Chicago. Special n the Commeicial Gazette. Chicago, Nov. 29. War news and bad cropreporti have had their deV.rtd effect, and prices Lava telescoped upward la respousa to an almost unanimous buyine lemaud. In a letter Issued to-day Irwin, Orr & Co. etato the wave of strength started a few weeks ago has risen ao sharply that conservative men think tha crest has Dearly bean reached. It is considered early in the winter, however, for a sustained bull movement in prices. For ao lou a time prices remained so nearly on the same level aa to indue a very general belief that that level was the bottom, and tbe process of buying quietly for Investment at last reached a point where a very little shock was tufiicieiit to reveal the situation to othern. Tbe disturbance came iu the stupe of a thaw ia the coru fields of tne West and war notes from the Old World. Tha firet exposed the conditions of which tha commercial world should have already been aware, and tbe second contains no menace to the food movement except aa it carries with it the bare possibility, that the war flame will spread when once kindled; but that possibility will remain tor m.mtris aniens it should earlier become a fact, as hostilities are not likely to betiia in the winter and tbe belligerent-i would not wive notice ot intention to fight till their forces were nearly ready to move. "WKAKNJtSS IX VTHEA.T, Hence tha short side, even ia wheat, which Is tba weakest article on the list, cannot bo regarded safe. A stock of 9,000,000,000 bushels at the close of navigation, with larger quantities to come in from the Northwest, because it can be more easily handled here, ia a heavy weight, verbally. In reality it should, for very little of our crop is short ia tbe aggregate, and the surplus not wanted before spring must be held through the winter somewhere. If liere it can bo reached when wanted, and mean time furnish nrontable employment for c pital m carrying it tbrou h the winter. COUH A.WX OATS. The strength of tha situation lies iu corn, wbicli is zao.mii.vw ousneis snort, or 15 per oot., with the price 16 per cent. above the specie average of a lon seriea of years. There is more old corn ou hand this fall than last year, but not enough to make np tha deficiency. Tnere is very little corn north of tha south line of Iowa that will bear cribbing, and much of it will spoil lu tha absence of a demand for it. Corn ouht to be good prop erty, as It promises to be scarce next summer. Theahortage in corn should also make oats vaiuab.e in spite of abundant crops, aa they are now 12 per ceut below tue 34J4c, which is thi average of the last ten years, ft till, holders are free t-allera at present prices, aud are sluigish to follow tba auvance iu corn. Iba stocks of grain tra. groaing, shippers not takiug kindly to tbe advance in freights. Rye is in biz stock, l,20o,tHJ bushels, aud rela tively heavy, wlh little demand by home diau.lets or shippers. IKK PRODUCTS have developed unexpected strength. The winter packing is now nearly a quarter over and tba product lias thus far moved cut nearly as fast as made. Hogs from tna northern half of the coru belt do not show up so well in condition as expected by tbe bears. The plentiful supply of nog may causa a nttia set-back in pro visions, but there ia great confidence in the more remote deliveries, February being just now tha favorite mouth, both in park and lard. A "WAR ROMANCE. The Meeting of a! llusbaad and Wife After 1 wenty Years' tieparatloiL. Cixcinnati, O., Nov. 29. A strange and rem irkabla story comas from Coving ton, Ky. When Fort Sumter was fired upon a young farmer from Greenbrier county, W. Va., left his wife and little boy and came to Cincinnati to enlist in tba Northern army. At the battle of Chickmaaga he was taken pris oner and thrown in tbe pen at Acderaon- ville. Shortly after this news reached the voaog wife In Virginia tbat her hus band was dead. Within a month her hti-e was burned over her head by Con federate soldiers. Having an uncle in Cincinnati, tin young wife, with her chil 1, came here, but the uncle had moved West somewhere, and penniless, abe sought employment. After a few years she west to Covington and there permanently resided. Her little boy she placed in the orphan asylum. Ha was adopted by a wealthy old couple in Dayton, Ohio, and she lost all trace of him. lis was raised in luxury and educated, but at his ma- j jori y was left peuniless, his benefaotora ' tubing all they had in the world. Then he drifted West. The report of the husband's death was erroneous. He was finally released from Anderson ville and sent North. He went to his home iu Virginia to find it swept away and hi family gone, ha knew ot where. He, after a long and fruitless search for them, drifted to Virginia City, Nov., during tha mining excitement, and, staking a claim, in a few months was accounted wealthy. He went to San Francisco and with others opened a banking house. One day a young man entered in reply to an advertisement for a book keeper. A resemblance between himself and the senior proprietor w as noticed, questions were asked, and from the replies given it became apparent that it was tba sou of the banker who was seeking employment. The young man said ha never knew what became of his mother. He was made a partner in the bank. Afterward a man narnad Warren, who bad left West Virginia in company with tba banker to eulis. in tha army, dropped into the bank to get a check cashed, lie recognized his old army friend, aud after a short talk asked him if ha did not know whera his wife was living. Tha banker became agitated and said ha had supposed her to be dead for many years. "Where is she living?" he excitemy assta. "in uovmgton, Ky.," was the answer. A te'egram was at once sent and a reply received from the war-widow of twenty-one year. Then the bauker went to Covmgton, aud there was a jt yous meeting. The poor wife was compelled to atrug.-le hard for a living all these years. The eon aeoompauiad his lather to Covington, and tba three have now gone up tha river on tha steamer Fleetwood to visit come old friends. The name of the banker is withheld at his own request. ' MAK11SQ MOSK1. Tin Cnlnafs of Preciou Metals in the Philadelphia Mlut. Ph tuld e lp h i a., Fa., Nov. 29 The Su- rtfirintaudent of the Mint has mada Lis annual report of tha coinage for the fiscal year ending June SO. The gold coinage was amaller than that of 1882, which showed tha. heaviest gold coinage in the history of the Mint The total coinage produced during the year was 60,G91,2S2 Dieces. valued at J21.4W.toa. aha unm ix-r of die.- for ciua in at uu facto red was 1.695. and in addition 111 gold, 877 silver and 8,725 brecza medal.-, tha principal heme 102 commemorating tha Bi-Otntn- nial. 12 souvmra of tbe rixat steam coin age, B.OOO Kuiiht Templar pilgrimage nit-dais, i20 Garhekl and Lincoin melais, 10 gold onas for the Vauderbilt family and 12 ;or the Puiladeiphia Bieycie Club. Tha report further . says tbat there exiat--d a larj.e demand for minor coins, f 1 42S.307.1G were struck, of which 1,022,. 774 40 ere iu five-cent pieea and t44,-67 4.19 in one-cent pieces. The tnrae-caut piece ha naverbaana popular com; only were coined during the year. This unuully heavy coinage retarded to a considerable extent Cue coioae of old bullion belonging to the Government, and ueciwiutad the employment of a full lurce ot workmen. FliEE TRADE'S HOME. GREAT BRITAIN PREPARING lO ADOPT PEOTECTION. The Ruinous Effect of Free Trade Upon Her Manufactures The New Movement Rapidly-Gaining Strength. Special Correspondence of Commercial Gazette. BiuMrNCHAM, Nov. 14. Whilst some of our fellow-citizens are striving to induce tha United States to adopt the principles of tha Cobden Club, the agitation for a return to some sort of protection in England is becoming more widespread and more vigorous. After forty years' trial of tree trade Ed gland finds herself still its only advocate amongst the nations. Those who have tried it, like Germany, have re jected it, and England now finds herself with reduced prosperity, the one among the sisterhood of commercial nations whose foreign trade has increased the least, the only one among them whose ratio of ex ports has actually decreased. THE COBDEN CLUB'S METHODS. These are lacts which are not searched for by the Cobden Club. That organization quotes only such figures as show pros perity, and then jumps to the conclusion tbat this prosperity is a result of free trade. Yet it does not feel as secure as once it did. It is tbe custom of members of tbat club to speak pityingly of the ignorance of the American nation, and to say that it will ba an evil day for England wbeu tha United States, by abolishing duties, so reuuee wages in America as to enable American manufacturers to compete in tha wend a market with British manufacturers. Can any one avoid admiring these gen tlemen, w ho, believing that the adoption of free traoe by tha United States will bring ruin upon themselves, yet nobly exert themselves to the utmost to induce the United States to do so; and send yearly missionaries aud tracts in great numbers to our shores? 1 venture to make a prediction here, and that is unless America or France should greatly reduce their tariff, or adopt frea trade within five years, England will be compelled by popular opinion to return to soma sys'.eui of protection. - In the manu aeturing districts I believe that to-day, if protection disguised by a sugar-coating of some sort, or by another came, such aa fair trade-r-were to be made tha subject of a popular ballot, it would have 3k (ood majority. PROTECTION IK ENQIiAND. The Conservative party is beginning to see its opportunity in this. Tha Radicals are wholly committed to free trade principles and canuot, if they would, oppose them now. The Conservativee.on the other hand, adopted them only under a sort of compulsion. Disraeli was the last English statesman to defend protection In the old days, but his disciples are now rallying around the old cry once mora. So shrewd : r politician as Mr. Lowther recently pub- 1 ltciy disclaimed ever having been a noe trader. Lord Dunraven, a rising statesman, has approved of the tair trade idea, and even Lord Salisbury has admitted that there may be something in it. An argumetit generally advaDced by the frea traoers here is the alleged decrease in the number of paupers. The fair traders ; deny tbat this decrease is real, asserting that it is but tbe result of an arrangerneut ot figures. As Americans we know that : it should be real, tor a country whose sur- plus population is leaving it at the rate of nearly a hundred thousand a year should be very fast going down hill if its propor- tion of paupers increases. It is hardly necessary to say that when England bad protection her emigrants were not a tenth part as many as they now are. However, my object in writing thus Is only to introduce the fact that an active campaiu against Iree trade has bean at last began in this country. The London Horning Post has apparently adopted tne protection idea, and many other conservative journals give it a timid support. Tne Times baa recently given up many columns to correspondency on the question, and meetings have been held in various centres. Mr. Robert . Porter, so well known in America as a statistician and for his graphic tetters on European labor, has now carried tna war into Airlta, as it were, and last Saturday he delivered au addreaa before a Fair Trade meeting in Leamington, near Birmingham. AS IMPORTANT MEETING-. This meeting was an important one. It was presided over by Lord Dunraven. Lord Yarmouth, three members of Parliament and a number of other dignitaries, both church and lay, were present, whilst sympathizing letters were read from num bers of others who were unablo to be pres ent, including tour members of Parlia ment. From Lord Danraven's address I shall only make two extracts, which struck me aa pertinent. uo sad: "1 regard free trade as au impossibility. We could not induce other countries to adopt it, nor could we carry the principle out ia its en tirety ourselves. So long as we raised something like nineteen or twenty million of pounds pLr annum, how could wa be irea traders? Frea traders said: 'Look at ' tha advance England has mada under frea 1 trade. ho tlouoi she advanced by leans aud.bounds, but other nations had done the same under the protectira system, and some of them had made uuderthat system great er leaps and bounds than Lglaud had done." The other extract is this: "The only place where free trade was actually carried out was in the United States where they have free trade amongst themselves and protection against all tha rest of the world." Mr. Stavtlay Hill, M. P., has been three times to America and has failed to discover any tendency there to adopt free trade. Ha said: "la Canada a high protective tariff has beeu adopted; previously Canada was beggared; she was tbe slaughter market of tha United States. Not Canada ia one of the most nourishing countries in the world. Before protection men were walking about tha atreets of Montreal having nothing to do; now every man has plenty of work, la const quence of protection Canada has become a rich country with a good trade. I shall not quote much of Mr. Porter's address becaie its substance ia familiar to your readtrs. It was a history of tha prosperity ot the United States, of tha Morrii Tariflbill, and of tha work of Che Tariff Commiisiou, of which Mr. Porter was a member. He spoke also, however, of his recent ttudies in tha industrial centres of KngUnd, France, Belgium and Germany. Ha h-w found the American workingmaa to b paid much better than tha Eugiisu workiuman, and to have but slightly greater Xoenes. In Germany aud France, both protected countries, the working peopl live very much cheaper than ia fra trade England. Ha told what he had heard and seen of the depressed condition of almost every branch of trade in Engnd, and from all these ha drew tha coueiaioa mat Mr. Cobdeu'a dreams bad not- lj fulfilled, as his prophe iea had proved fH;aeions. ENGLISH ST7FFKKIS03 FROMKKB TRADK. Mr. Mclver, M. P., spoka with regret and apprehension of the genel want of fcinpioyuueut now existing among the arti san aud working cla.-3i3, wtucv he at tributed in a great degree to the etpjmous quantities of manufactured goods, many of them the staples of British trade, wtiica are now imported daty free, m displaoQ tha home industrials. Mr. Hawkea. Coroner of Birmingham. mada some remarks which I chouid like u y commend to t-U attention of that corres pondent of the Pittsburgh Linpatch whtt wroMs of tha superiority of Birmingham workiB2TOna homes. i v Mr. Hawkes said: 'If Mr. Porter wi uid visit Birmingham he would find that the- condition of the artisan population wasasdtfplorable. in the vast majority of ca-ea, as that wbicb he had correctly described the nailers of crcesterahire to be in.. More than one hun dred thousand of the f jut huudrtd thousand population of Birmingham live in back courts, aad the conditio of tbe houses ia which they resided it .houses they . could be called voice: they are pig-sties is most deplorable.. lo his office as borough coroner he Was under the necessity of visit ing these places day by day and he knew, pernaps Dttter -than -any other person, now snocking tneir state was. With this I shall close my report of this meeting and my letter. W. li. LIIEKAKT NOTES. General Gossip A bo at Authors and Their Works. The Putnams htva published "Her Seconds Part" of "Euglisu as She is Spoke," which is said to be excruciatiugly tunny. ihe funny part of it seems to be a chance to laugh at those unfortunate foreigners who wrestle with the intricacies of our language, and the mannei in which they are thrown without knowing it. Twenty cents at George W. P.aed & Co.'s. A telegram from Eaglaud states that Dr. Charles Waldstein. tue young America arct se ilogist at Cambridge University, has just been placed in charge of ihe weil-known Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge. Dr. Waldstein has recently made what he cousiders an important discovery in connection with Phidian art, which is de scribed and illustrated in the December number of the Century Magazine. The December number of tha TWieelman. makes announcement that it is about to be consolidated with Outing. The first nurnoer of the consolidated journal, the Outing and the Wheelman, will be issued December 15, aid ica piattorm will ba "All uut Loors. me coDsoudate-l venture sbould meet with abundant success, as each is an exceedingly interesting periodi cal. The Voice, the pioneer journal In the department of furnishing tha literature and science of tha vocal organs, is drawing to tha close of its fifth year. The Novem ber number ia of more thau ordinary excel- iencau Among the leading topic ot tha Voice are proper breathing, voice production, singing, elocution, oratory, or ant.t-omy physiology and bygiene, cure of vo cal defects, &c Published monthly by Edgar S. Werner, Albany, N. Y., at 51 a year. . "Work for Women," by Georee J. Man- son, uniform, with the Putnam's Handy Book faeries or aninss worth Jiuowlug, is suggestive of suitable employmeut for those women who choosa or are compelled to earn their own living. It will prove an assistant to any intelligent wotnau looking aoout to see woat sua snau ao. The scope of subjects considered is Very great and the personal traits necessary to success iu each are briefly and ciearly stated. The volume ia not only handy, but cheap, within the reach of all, as Messrs. G. W. lised & Co. can demonstrate. Messrs. D. Apple ton & Co, have issued "The Bryant O-leudar" for 1884. It ia artistic in the highest sense of tha word. The gilt panels ou tba edes bear the well-known quotations: 'The good old year is witn tna pan., oe tna new as good," aud "A mingled crowd of bright and dam, out rapid days," ia luumiuatel letters. An excellent and life-like engrav ing ot the lamented poet occupies the upper leit-nanu portion surrounded Oy a circle of gold on which is imprinted "A student of the woo ls and of tha fields, he was their calendar." Each day is commemo rated as the anniversary ot several his torical events embracing many ages and nations, aud also a quotation from the au thor, in wnose mfcmot;y tne calendar 13 issued. Saeitat g. a. Clarke as Co.'s by all means. t "Harpers Young Pepple," for 1883, has been handsomely bound in a royal quarto volume ia ciotn with oruameutai covers, an elegant frontispiece and aa index of il lustrations as well as a general index, making altogether an excellent gift for young people who have pissed the age of infancy, it la a very large Dook, no less than 835 pages, which makes it somewhat inconvenient ror smau people, out as pleasant reading for a whole household it is unsurpassed. A feature deserving of special note i? the reproduction of the fa mous picture "The Holy Family," painted by An nib tie Carracci aad engraved by J, Bouiliiard. la oar opinion this picture alone, occupying two whole pages, is worth the entire price of the book. For sale by Gao. W. liaed iz Uo. Pansy is the nam de plume' ot Mrs. G. E. Alden, who has- written already thirty-six volumes for grown people among which her "Four Girls at Chautauqua" is best known in Western Pennsylvania and nearly the same number for little folks. Her literature is graceful, pleasant and pointed, and her pseudonym is highly ap propriate as well to her writings aa to her self, "tender and pleasant thoughts. Messrs. D. Lothrop & ,Co., ot Boston, publish "Tha Pausy," and have besiuas w hich r'ansy nerselt has written a new aerial for it entitled "Christine at Home," and will continue her talks ou the Bible lesson for each mouth. Other wall known contributors will also appear: the ol.i and attracti ve home department will be kept up all witnoat increase of the prices, which is Dat seventv-uve cants a year. "ihe ransy" should De a welcome visitor In every household. ALIVE WITH IllS THROAT CUT. The Remarkabto Survival of the Hebrew Victim of Roumanian R-ibbers. fNew York Tribune. In February, 1877, Louis - C, Loudenski, with a party of men, was crossing the mountains in lioumania, and had a large sum of money with him. A band of rob bers attacked the party and cut their throats. Loudenski was the fourth man whosa throat was cut; but his windpipe and oesophagus alone were severed, while the jugular vein was unharmed. As be showed signs of life the robbers placed a rope arouud his neck and hanged him to a. tree. Ordinarily this would have produced death in a short time; but owing to tbe severed windpipe Loudenski still breathed through the aperture, and the rope did not strangle him. After hanging iorty-eight hours he was discovered and cut down. Me was removed to Vienna. where Professor Schraeder succeeded in ef- feetine what is afmO-it a care. From Vienna ti has travelled about the world, being exhibited at different medical colleges. Loudenski is twenty-eiht years old, about five feet tall has a 8-tliow com plexion, and weighs-!? pound. His wei4ht before he received tha injury was 172 pounds. In his throat, half an inch below tha Adam's apple, is an orifice prov ing tbe truth ot'hts ecory. In this is tube which he closes'when he wants to speak, but otherwL-ie he inhales air chiefly througn tne note in his throat. , THS WO-SDJEuRFtrL 'WOUNIX Dr. S. H. Warrenlwho examined the man carefully, describes his wound as fol lows: "An Incision was made across the throat from tha inner side of both jagular veins, which extends tthe carotid artery, severing the trachea or bronchial tubes. Through the orifice can be eeen the vocal chords, larynx and diverging tubas. Lou denski, at his pleasure, can show tha action of t lotus m respiration something never before beheld by (surgeons iu a living sub- Isct." Ha breathes througa a tuoe -throe- eighths of an inch in diameter, which curves downward. He lives mainly on liquid food, btdn$ unable to digest gross food. Loulenski smokes considerably, having bean advised to do a by Professor Schraeder. lis puas cigarettes aud ex hales the smoke through, the hole iu hi neck. . Foot 1111 Cliampioukbip. New Yokk, Not. 29. In the college champioaahip Coat ball match, Yale defeat- led liar yard. HAND AND GLOVE. THE MEN SWORN TO ETER NAL BROTHERHOOD. The News and Gossip Gathered On a Ramble Through the Ante-Rooms of the Dual City. rCosrtTOTinlcsitions Intended for this daoart- rnent Rlioald ba brief, addressed to the L.ITY Enrroa Commercial Uazjctts, and sent in not la tor than Thursday of each week. At the instance of Department Com mander Osborne, of Philadelphia. Me-ra. J. a Dunkle. W. K. Crite. Gen. F. H. Lane, Daniel Hertzler, Robert Allen, ex-Sheriff S. H. Irvin, Jack sou Lambertson and Henry Decker, of the George Simpson .Post JNo. 44. ot Huntingdon, went, to Fraaklinvilie, Huuungdon county, on Monday evening, and orgamzl a post at that place, which will be known as the I David Zantmyer Pot, No. 39T. The fol- I lowing were the officers elected: Commander, B. Dunlap; Senior V. C., A. B. Ewing; Judor V. C, J. Corneliu.-; Qtiirter Master, Sanford Mothersbaugb; Chaplain, S. Robinson; O. D., C. 3imukins; O. G., A. Everhart; Surgeon, J. Harpster; Q. M. Sergeant, Perry CupD; Adjutant, J. S. Lyttle, and Sergeant Major, Robert V. Lyle. The post was organized under the most favorable auspices, about aixteen members being received the first evening. The East End Council, No. 275 Royal Arcanum, is one of the most flourishing organizatiou in the order. It has now 1G3 members and at every meeting svrfial new ones are admitted. Tha Council is constantly endeavoring to advance the in terest and welfare ot its members. It has established a library which is fitted out with a fine selection of readable and instructive boolss by the best authors, to which all the members have access free of charge, excepting a tax of twenty-five Cents per man annually. The meetings are always well attended aud the exercises very interesting. . At the st mi-annual election of B saver Valley Lodge No. 81, A. O. U. W., the foi- lowiug t flu-ers were chosen lor tha ensuing term: M. -W., W. K. Dixon; Foreman, J. H. Mann j Overyear, T. VV. Richards; Receiver, G. L. Eberhart; Financier, H. T. Barker; Recorder, W. J. Ntinnab; Guide, J. H. Williams; 1. W., P. Martaoit; O. W., J. S. Mitchell; Trustees, for eighteen months, O. Molter; twelve monthB, M. Mcpherson; Representative to Grand Lodge, G. L. Eoerharu At a meeting of General Cutter Lodge. 11-8 A. O. U. W., of Allegheny, the lollow- lug ofheera were elected to &erve for the en- uiiigyear: P.M. W., W. F. Sulla; M. W., Ferd Uerzog; F., John Fender; O., D. M. Morrison; G., G. M. Kim; Recorder, 'i'hotuas Simpson; Receiver, George W. Crawiord; Fmancier, Jos. L. Sbmng; L W., S. Cunningham; O. v., Herman Bur- land; Trustee, James H. Longsdale; Librarian, James H. Lonsdale; Physiciana. Dre. O. K. Miller and James Bingham. Col. Robert G. Shaw Post No. 206, G. A- R , cava a vocal and instrumental con cert at the Eleventh Ward School House last night for the benefit ot the Relief Fund of the Post. The program consisted of addresses, songs, instrumental solos, duetts and rt citations. Ihe v lrginia and Lincoln Glee Clubs rendered some very pretty tougs. The members of the 1'ost are wed pleased with both the social and financial success of the entertainment. A new Council of tbe Royal Arcanum was organized at Homestead on Wednesday evening aud ha3 twenty -seven charter members on tha list. Among the prominent men of the order who were present and took part in the exercises were Augurt Hirth, Louis Rott, W. S. Bullock, E S. -Stewart, A. C. MunhalL Rev. Mr. McCrea, and Dr. Geo. Gladden. J. M. McNair, Grand Recorder of the A, O. U. W., of Pennsylvania, has just issued the notice of a.-segment No. 1, to the varions lodges throughout the State. Five of the deceased members out of ten are from Philadelphia. Tha surplus carried from assessment No. 18, the last of the year juat ended, amounts to $14,015. Mrs. A S. Wendt has received a check for $2,000 life insurance from the A. O. U. W., ot which her late husband, Dr. Chris tian I. endt was a member and for sev eral years the examining physician ot the New Brighton JjOdge. The Ivanhoe Commandery No. 8, lvnight xempiara, 01 fat. Louis, held a reception and ball at tha Linden Hotel on Tuesday evening. Delegations from all the principla cities in the West were in attendance. It was a gorgeous ailair. Colonel John A Danks, late of the Sixty- third Pennsylvania Voluuteers. ia giving a series of lectures at New Brighton for the beaefit of the Grand Army of the Republic post at that place. Post 41, G. A. R-, of Lawrenceville, gave an ntertainmenc at Kiopter's Hail last ni&ht. A Jarge cumber h persons were present, and quite an enjoyable evening was spent. Eureka Lodge No, 14361. O. O. F., will hold a meetiug at its hall on next Wednes day evening tor tha purpose of electing officers for the ensuing year. The members of East End Council, Jr. O. U. A. M., will give their annual ball on til evening of December 20 at Armory Hall. The Laurel Council, Jr. O. U. A. M. service at tne jrouna Avenue Baptist Church yesterday was wall attended. Havs Post No. 3, G. A. R , will give a social entertainment ou Monday evening, DeCr-mber 10. A new council of the Royal Arcanum was organized at "Vf ashiegtou during the week. The Heptasophs are becoming quite a flourishing organization in this part of the State. Counterfeiters Captured. CoL W. A. Stone, U. 8. Attorney, re turned from Wilkesbarre yesterday where he eueceeded in having Patrick Kelly held for court, charged with making and circulating countertelt money. A saloon keeper named Fuhl captured L.ehy and four confederates in his, saloon wniie his wife went for an officer. Ha said he had taken the "dux nod etufi". as long as he would. Football In lndlaaa. Special to tha Commercial Gazette. Indiana, Pa., Nov. 29 Thanksgiving services were ncid in nearly au tne churches here to-day. Business of all kinds was suspended. The only excite ment was occasioned by a game of football. The game was kicked on the Fair Grounds at 9:30. The opposing teams were the Normal School fifteen and the Indiana fifteen. The Normals won the toss and started the ball. The first 40a! was the most stubbornly contested one, taking thirty minutes; it was finally won by tue Indiana team. When the first three-quar ters of an hour was called the score was Iudiana twogoals, Normals nothing. Play was. resumed in ten minutes, Ihe .Normals then succetded in scoring their first and only goal. When time was called tba score stood, Indiana three goals. Normals one oaL The kicking on both side was good but the Indiana team played more together. A Shot Through tbe Abdomen. Special to tbe Commercial Ciazarta. KlTTANSLKG. I' A. , N0V.29 At bliOOt- mg match, to-day, ou the farm of one James Brunt, in Valley township, about three miles from Kittannicg, James Douglass, a farmer, accidentally shot a young tuan named George HeisDer, of this place, lu the abdomen, and the ball came out at tha backbone. Itisaaaihe cannot recover. . "Rough os Corks." ir. Ask for it. Com Dlete core, harder sort corns, wtrts, bunions. . A WO SUIT, An Engineer Suing the Pawylvania Company far 850.000. Special to the Conwiercfot Oaaetta. Youn gstown, a, Kov. 29-William Fi'Ziimrnoos, of Pittsburgh, hat entered suit against tba Pennsylvania Company, claiming damajes In the sum of f 30,600. rhe papers allrg that on November 30, 1882, while ruaning passenger train No. XO from Crestline, to A'deghtny, hla engine collided with traia No. 73, between East Palestine and New Wtriord. Tbe plaintiff waj thrown off his engine and perma-neutly injured by escaping steam and water. The collision, Engineer Fuz- niuuiuua claims, was caused by a wrong oTer iasotd by A. B. Starr, fauperiutaodaut ot tbe railroad. The plaintiff claims by reason of ihe icjeries received he has been made a erirrte for life. enduring constant pain and suffering, and alleges that by tbe gross negligence, wiliui carelessness and recklessness of said de- feudant be has ben damaged in the sum or 600,000, tor whi h he asks judgment, Tha plaintiff was injured on the same train of which Charles Parmer, of this city, was oaggaemaster, tt.e latter recover.ng a Uviemeut of 525.000 at tha present term of court for injuries sutalued iu that collision. , .... Polltici in Indiana. . Special to the Commercial Gazette. Indiana, Pa., Nov. 29. The boom in things political has commeuced. We Lave already four candidates for State Seuator, Hon. A. EL" Fulton, Hon. John Hill, non. M. C. Watson, Esq., and George W. Hood. Esq. Hill and Fulton each served two terms iu the Legislature. Mr. Hood bad tha nomination from this county four years ago but withdrew in favor of McKnight, ot Jefferson. M. C. Watson is at present District Attorney. It is rumored that tnere will be anothe one. For Assembly there will be anywhere frm ten to twenty candidates. Ever so many think they can serve tha State nobly at ten dollars a day. Ihe Judgeship vs also attracting soma attention. Judge Blair is of course to the fi4d. As to who else it is hard to hay. G en. LL White aud CoL D.S. Porter are both talked of. It is hardiy likely both will ba candidates, but very probable that one ot them will run. Then for the county offi ce the candidates are innumerable. Each township will likely have a candidate for Treasurer. Sums township will ereu do better than this. - A Pleasant Affair at Beaver. Special to the Commercial Gazette. Beaver, Pa., Nov. 28. Of all the pleasant eveBts which occurred in this place yesterday none were mora highly appreciated than the musical and literary entertainment given at the college. The vocal and Instrumental music, recitations and readings by the members of the school gave evidence that the young ladies have been carefully trained by' Miss McBride, the elocutionist, Profes sor Manchester and Miss - O'Neal, the musical instructors. Dr. and Mrs. Taylor, with their assistants, ient their aid and made the a flair ona of pleasure to the audience as well as the young ladies who were interestei in the entertainment. Among the iaoies who took part in tha con cert ware the Misses Carrie Taylor, Nanah Merchant, launie Heath, Jessde Clone, Mamie Darrah, Alice Scott, Alice Walker, Isabella and Lieu a JUeBnde, Lois Cheney, Pearl Todd, Cora Smith, Anna Greenlee and Rana Martin. - Stolen Goods Recovered. Special to tba Commercial Qazetta. Youngstown, O. Nov. 29 Last Sep tember a box car on the Lake Erie rail road at Lowell villa was broken open and wearing apparel belonging to conductor Heacock and family consigned to fahuse- town. Pa., carried away. Detective Mo- Nabb, of the New York, Pennsylvania & Onio railroad, was informed of the case and gave it what at entiou ha could consistent with his dutiea here. Last night ha went to the residence of Adam Wymer in Low- ellville, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Heacock, and found all the property that had been stolen. . Wymer was wearing part of it, and his wife was compelled to disrobe and turn over to Mrs. Heacock clothing she was wearing belonging to her. The bracelets were put on Wymer, who admitted his guilt, but c.aiaied he was drunk at the time. Marriage of a Physician. Special to the Commercial Gazette. Uniontown, Pa., Nov. 29. At the residence of the bride's parents in Spring- hill township, by the Rev. S. N. Cooper, at 10:30 A M. to-day. Dr. L. W. ScLnat- terly. of Freeport, Pa., was marritd to Miss Leonora only iflaughther of A. W. Gaus. The attendants were Mr. David Belle, of Jefferson, Pa., and Miss Lucy Scott-, of Morris Cross Roads, this county. The ceremony was - witnessed by about twenty near relatives. After a sumptuous dinner and an inspection of tbe many valuable presents the happy couple took the JSouthw est train at Fair- chance this afternoon for a trip to some of the Wt era cities, after which they will return to Freeport, where the Doctor will continue the practice of mediciue. Hu tin.2: His Recreant Wife. Snecial ta the Commercial Gazette. YotTKGSTOWKf O., Nov. 29. A stranger giving his name as R. Tunison, of bharon, Pa., was ia the city to-day iu Bearch of his wife, who he claims deserted him and five children last a ght, taking twenty dona's. Tunison makes gro83 charges against his w ife. Mrs. Tunison. was not round heie and tha husband went to Greenville in search of her. The Day at KUtannlng. Special to tha Commercial Gaaetta. KiTTANsrsQ, Pa., Nov. 29. Thankf- givin? Day here was appropriately ol served. Tt.is evening the Four Printers ball was held in the Town Hall, which was tas etully decorated. There was a large at tendance. Near Town Motes. County Recorder Ward, of Youcgstown, O.. while endeavoring to break a colt yes terday afternoon, was thrown out ot the euikv and dragged some distanoe on the pavement. Beyond a few bruises he ei-caDed aeiious iriury. Tue colt fiui.-bei the sulky so that a nawoaa wi.l be needed. The members of Company O cf Union - town were contesting at a target match y s- terday for the marksman's uadg-,. w h ch for the last year has beeu worn by Wm. C McCormiek. The fch wting was at 200 yards rang, and tha badge was won , by S,er&eant Thomas T. Beail, who made 23 out of a pssibie score ot 85. Corporal Thomas R Wakeflrer came second with a score ot 22 and Corporal Homer Sembower, with a score of. 2L The badga will be worn by Beall for the coming year. THE GREAT GERMAN jjjdMmiMHMMttllrtltlSlWW' fa REMEDY FOR PAIN. 'ft PelUTes aad cures MI KUM ATISM, "--I'Aiai laltMitsimJjjj Neuralgia, Sciatica, Lumbago, luriurnr., 4 lP'""" """" r!BE5ES5S, EIADiCEE, TOOTBACIIS, SCRE THBC1T, OUINST. BWELXXNGS, I;srmsar. Soreness, Cuts, BrulseJ, Mass FP.OSTEITES, flVUH, SCALD, And all other bodily ch end fwuis. A 1 V '. i FIFTY CENTS k BOTTLE. R',r1iU Dnirrtnts D'l Iwa!r. lurecuous ia U laiigtuig. Tf Caartes A. Vr-wler C. sn . . Tx:ctxaC04 . 4 C. S. 4. stt-rav If tar V noLi.iwo stone fathers no moss;" but It may get au atvrtueiuent io- llr. liuu'a Cough friyrup painted ou It, FOR tHAJU IT'S SAKK. 6,000 ew Gat menu Given ,tway. To-nULt, betwu-n 7 and 9 o'clock, 5,000 new garments will t thrown from the roof of " Kaulmanns store, corner bmithfiali and Hiamoml K'rota - For tntl na,rti(m(.1r m YTunfmnnna' iruL eud advertisement n 8th page. Bpacial N otaoo. Lovers of rood' Teis and RoffM nn realize that tha finest nri,inrihi an Ha had at the Hong Kon Tea House, 77 Mar- .ei tireH, lour u-on rrom uiauioud ICtf-ke Pittsburib. Pa. " vru. MARRIED. BIRNKY 'MctlUEKN On Thnralay. N-smber 29. 1 883. at tha residenceof the hri.i.'a rem pueut. Qtenfivid, Pa., ly Kev Walker, Mr. JOHNT. LIRNKiTand MiaaEi.lZA AJcOI'KKN' all of UlenUeid. Pa. - . MOORE MORGAN At tha resident- of the bride's parents. Aureha street. . Kmst Kn.-t ThUTsiJay e renin e. Nov. ve. by Rev. J. H. Wrightooar, IlOJa as aiOOUK t IlAf ILS A. uituAi. iNocarus. KKYNOLDS-MOOBE-Oir' Thnr ' on. inc. November 29. 183. bv Hev. ti. J. Mo. r aSMStad hy Kern, (J. w. Hmtfh. 1. f) . anrt It IL Kwtnc. D. I), Rev. G. T. REYNOLDS, pastor or the South Street M. E (Juorcti, to Mus KATE R. MOORJS, of the F3at-t End. No cards. DIED: BUETTLElt At St Itii. 'on Tn?v. K- vemhr27, 183, HAHUY P. BUhTlLfcR, fit uie xou Yesrui ui ;n:t). i uiteral from t' a residence at bU hrothr W L. Busttlar. 6U Wylia avauua exteBaion. this afi kknoon at 2 o'c.ook. ; BORLANl' Wednesday rnoinincr." Nov. 1SS3, at 4 o'clock, ilOiv3 BORLAND, la tha 87th year of hu aga. ruuerJ itmc on r juriAY mokmno at lOVb o'clock, at his late reaiucnce. 161 South ayuuue, Allegheny. Id termaut private. DONMJSON-Oh Weilaesdat ifLemnnnL Nov. 2S, at 6 o'clock, SARAH A., wife of A. R Donaldson, in the 65th year of ber agv. Funeral f om thejesidenca of M. E. uonald- son, 61 Guru street, Fkidat, "ov. 3o, at 2 o'clock. .... Uaiontuwn iapers please copy. ' FORT WANG IjER On Wednesday aftw. nonn, .Not, 2a,18S3, MAODAL IsK FOR'f- w ajL.e,14, wite 01 Anil re Kortwangler, in the tiDui jaar of her aja. -Funeral will take place from hor lata residence. .!ate.fild arenua, 3ith ward, NVeat Knd, on Fat nay moknino i9 o'clock. Higu mass wiU be Satd at Jst James U. C. Churclu rnenas 01 tne ia rany are respectruliy invaed to attend. RUKNELS-A-Mrr M05E9 RUNNELS, atrad 83. Funeral at9A.lt FulDAT. Remains will br sent Fast for burial k paJAAlis AAtCHlBAadJ k iittd "tlVERT ANT) BALE fTTABLPa. 11 A 130 Third srenaa. 2 doors below SrrJth- ncia street, next dor u. Central HoteL Carrtarre to f uneral S.&OU. Carriaira lor Otv. eraa. Parties. at lle lowest raxas. btabla open oay and uuiiifc J elepnoua coinmunic. Uos. deUu2 OLDEST lSLKA3tEtO.- in AMERICA Assets, $8,SS1,053.0G. ISSCRAKCECO. OF S0RTI1 AJIER1CA OF PlUlHEM'ULA. Loflf.es adjusted and paid ry U . L. JiJiiEa. 84 fourth avenue. OUR L1NE OF NOW ALL IN. Wa had the credit last season of ahw'.no ttu TOREATE3T NUMBER OF NOVELTIES in SILK UMBRELLAS LN THE CITY. We have DOUELS THS QUANI1TT THIS SEASON, And we know the most novel designs in handles out have all bea placed in tha lino. Call and select your Holiday Gifts in tha Umbrella way. H0RN.E & WARD, KO. 27 FIFTH AVENUE. AMUSEMENTS. -TasOPERA HOUSK ffW 77 Jso. A. Em.si.E8. Lasaaa A Manazab All this week, two matinee. THAXK-GIV ING and SATURDAY. -r JOSEPH MURPHY, U KERRY Gitf. Monday, December 3 ''Her Atonement." T. K. A. Park it. Lessea and Mrmairer. xo-uuiht ana Saturday Matinee. . The Oririnxl nd 'eiebrated 'RICE'S SURPRISE PARTY. in th melodramutio, operatic, couady tnosaio, ' entitiea POPI Ob The Fortunes ok a Dramatic AtrrjuoB.- Monday, Decemter 'A ESMERALDA HARRY WTLLtAMS' ACADEiir OF MUSIC H. Vv. WILLlAJiia Proprietor anl Maaasar. . To-n ght and at the ilatuiees, Tuesday, Wed-nesaav ana saturdav. - - r H. G. lUfHMOND AND HIS COMEDY COMPANY, tha best of tba season. A11U l-Iin Iiev. 1 1 ' 1 1 ' t ' 1 J- 1 nr .(iftEipviawo. TTTt-niDV a vti irip a T . trxr ?. tertninmeat Pr.n. ilEOi-GE M. SLEETH, Elocutionist, P. 1L S.) assisted It the best ibu!o4' talent. First Reformed P'el.yterian Churnli, .trant; street rmsnurgu, inun.n rvrj. . 1G. Noveiubr 9, 18X Aditiiasion 60 cents. BOZSttio RASNER & DINGER .. ... ALO. c 1 ACT U U Etta OF Hayes' Tatent Mctaliic Skylights, luuuer latensa.) Th i only. Sky Ughta that ara Fire,Stora,CoiidcTisation and Weather Prool Sjr Send for Circn lar. NO. 85 THIRD AVENUE. OCl781-MWF PTlTKBURGll: PA Af Gottlieb Frey, (Formerly with G. D. Simon), , Boots and Shoes, 41 CEDAR AVENUE, Alle.hny, la, eAJl kiMlsof repairing prouipUy atuned to. tiWJ-TF DICKSON, STEWART & CO, Miners. Phiprr and Dealcrsln COIL. UT COAL A.l SLACK. Miceaat vt .ibuimgaauou, xJ. i- iL Office W e w ifch to mtoriu our old customers, aud tha pubiic ceiajraiir, Luac Ht stdl coriuuus u tur- tasu our t-U Vuuao auu popular iiauiptou Uues Coat '.V eights guarau tc-ed, V e navo leiepuona auaiwcU'.ui. An oruriMiattnrous-'i l me, or bv mau, or verbaity," wul rectus t. inpl attcuuon. i 6jecuuuy yours, $cc. tij mi, kou.v. oi r at vu JAMES: S. SEGLEY, lilBminatlAS lxj nd uo4 lleters a-t M AG NULLA- FLUUiv- unc wi i-'u j . - - . - - - - - - tlinnesota lnteit Flour in sacKS aud.barrela, duiivai ad. 1 or "a"-' by . a joliN A. RKSS11WV A CO., Buyl OMutr Liberty aid Uita streets HOLIDAY IK UMBRELLAS --aaaMaas

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