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There was something almost hal­

lowed in the renewal of their old ac­

quaintance by George liuncroft the

venerable historian, and Mrs. James

K. Polk. Mr. Bancroft arrived at

Nashville. Tenn., Sat >rday night. A

committee of the state historical society

met him at the depot and escorted him

to his hotel. The aged historian en­

tertained tho society until 9 o'clock.

He had informed Mrs. Polk, the wife of

our president forty years ago, that he

would not call until Sunday. But he

did. At 9:30 he stood before the Polk

mansion. He mounted the steps and

announced himself. The story goes

that he had to wait but a moment in the

parlor before the venerable Mrs Polk

entered "Dear Mrs Polk." said the

venerable historian, advancing, "I am

so glad to see you and to find you are

looking so well." There was a mo­

ment of hesitation, a recognition and a

emile, as the distinguished widow said:

"Is this Mr. BancroftP" I am so grate­

ful that you have come so far to sec us."

The hospitalities of the mansion were

extended to tho visitor, who in turn

tre&ted the hostess with the most grace

CLI 1 deference. It is even said that he

spoke of the time when she was "slen­

der and graceful," and that she could

never forget that he was so"continually

thoughtful" of her when a member of

the Polk cabinet. It was a scene worthy

of a painter.


In a recent number of the Homeletic

Rev. Dr. GeorgeT. Pente-

Review the

cost essays to answer the question:

"How shall our cities be evangelized?"

He arraigns the Christian Church with

severity, and, apparently, with some

show of reason. -'In the upper regions

of New York," he says, "huddled to­

gether within a stone's throw of each

other, are a score or more of splendid

protestant cathedrals, representing

millions of money, toward which, on

Sunday mornings the fashionable world

of our Gotham wends its way. to wor­

ship God in purple and "fine linen, and

to thank God that they are not as other

people, poor, and compelled to live on

the back streets. Seven-tenths of all

the wealth and the available resources,

personal and material, of the church

are lavished upon less than three-tenths

of the people. There are churches

among .the denser populations and

more crowded portions of the city, but

they are, as a rule, struggling for ox-

•stence, rather than waging aggressive

warfare against sin and misery, and

conducting vigorous campaigns against

unbelief and indifference. Tho ratio of

church-going population is steadily do-

creaiing before the advancing tide of

the city's growth. Only one of sixteen

of the population of London are regu­

lar church-goers, and the proportion ia„

still less in New York."

Mrs. J. Ellen Foster of Iowa, is an

nounced to be in failing health, the re.

of overwork. For more than a

dozen^v^cationless years she has been

one of the^most conspicuous and suc­

cessful leaders "m^the temperance

cause, and her eloquent~T04ce has been

heard and her organizing hantKfelt in

almost every 8tate_and Jemtorj.

has also been the legal counsel of the

Women's Christian Temperance union

of the nation. These labors shn has


taken upon herself forlove of the cause,

in addition to her extended law practice

and her hoflie and family duties. Xs a

consequence her splendid health has

been impaired, and her doctors now

order her to go abroad for the summer

and refrain entirely from work of all

kinds. Without making any public

appeal a purse has been made up by

her temperance friends to defray the

expenses of her trip, and she will sail

for England next month.


Bt. Mary Walker says that wealthy

people, when theydie,should leave a

portion of their money toward the sup­

pression of the use of tobacco. She

says she knows what it is to dress like a

man. act like a man, and be treated

like a man in many ways—but its evi­

dent she was'never offered agood cigar,

else she would never make this sugges­


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A certain current slang phrase has

heen traced to no less a person than

John Kunyan. In "The Pilgrim's

Progress 1 ' occurs the passage: "When

it is a cold day for them in a nation.

then they lurk in the hedges, though

their ordinances lie there, nVfcaves-that

are dry and fallen down from the tree."


Conclusion of the Trial of Representa­

tive Dakin.

Th« Proceeding* In Detail.

The hall of the house of representatives

was crowded the other morning on the

opening of the trial of representative

L ok in of Saginaw for malfeasance and

misfeasance, venal and corrupt conduct

in office, in soliciting and extorting mon­

ey for procuring the passage of the (Sagi­

naw City charter bill.

The proceedings were opened as usual

with prayer, after which the trial proper

began. Wpeaker Markey presiding. The

articles against him were read,

then a revision of them was offered

Which differed from the original

only in the omission of the word

"unlawfully" in characterizing Mr.

Dakin"s actions. After the reading of the

charges, the sergeant-at-arms summoned

the accused to come from his seat afjd

take a place before the bar of the house*

Mr. Dakin came forward and took a seat

beside his counsel, Judge Van Zile of

Charlotte, Judge Holden of Saginaw, and

Frank C, Dodge of Lansing.

A struggle among the lawyers commenced

at once. Jud_'e Holden requested a bill of

particulars, giving the specific time,

amount and place where the alleged solici­

tation for monev took place. After much

sparring the request for particulars was

voced down by a large majority, showing

the disposition of the house to steer clear

of iron-ciad rules. Mr. Goodrich of Ot­

tawa opened the case with an outline of

what the prosecution expected to prove.

With much feeling he said that, although

he mourned the fact, the prosecution

would establish that Dakin had committed

a misfeasance and malfeasance in office.

They would show not only that Da-Kin had

said his colleagues were corruptible, und

had solicited moriev with whicn to buy

them, but that he had lied in attempting

to shield himsolf. He had claimed that he

wanted this money to feast his colleagues,

but it would be shown that he intended to

put the money in his own pocket. This

action had disgraced the house and put a

stain on it which years alono could wipe


In reply to the opening address of Mr.

Goodrich the defense put in a general

denial of the charges, when Frederick L.

Eaton who Hied the charges against

Dakin, took the stand, and testified that

he met Dakin in the corridor of tho capital.

who told him that money had to be raised

to put the Saginaw bill through: that the

committee was all right but that some of

the members h:id to be bought, and that

such proceedings wore all ri^'ht. He met

Dakin a short'tune after, in company with

Kepresentatives Fellows and Crowley. As

to the conversation at thD meeting Mr.

E; ton s.iid: 1 said, "Now tell me exactly

what i- wnnted. Mr. Dnkin, to secure the

{Yassage of our "bill. J ~" He anTwefodr 'As I

told you befor.\ wo must have money.' I

asked, 'Can you, then, get a favorable re­

port from the committee?' "Yes.' he -aid,

•if we have enou'jh money.' He continued,

'We were out last night with seven of the

bovsandwo got fourof them solid/ Then

Fellows spoke up and said he had never

promised any nmney. lie htl left home

\vith*32,andit was used up.Finally I asked

Dakin how much mon \y was noeded, and

he answered that he would haye-to make

a canva s.of the members.. -lie said, 'If we

go to a member and promiehiru money,

and then don't have it with us to pay him

at once, we won't he likely to get him.' I

asked, 'Is this prudeut." 'Oh, yes,' he said:

'you iveed not be known; you give the

money to Fellows, and I'll manage the

rest.' Dakin went on to expliin that there

were ;M l-J. A. H. members, He would see

a cert lin number of them and arrange the

amount of purchase, and then Fellows

would ^f them. J asked. 'Is it usual to

buy these members f and he answered, 'Of

consse it is.' 'Who are those- men'' I

aske I He mentioned two members whoso

names 1 hive forgotten; then I thought

of a roll rail in mv pocket, und said,

'Here mark off„ mem! ers that you say

will have to be seen/ He took

the roll call and marked off the names

and amounts on that list which I sent to

the speaker with the charires."

With the greatest detail Mr. Eaton told

the manner in which Dakiu had checked

off the names of the members to be pur­

chased. Dakin had first checked off names

without putting down the Htnount of

money, hut on further request he put

figures. Tho total amounted to $125.

When Rumsey's name was reached Dakin

said: 'There's a .man that I'll have to give

|25to." Crowlysaid: "I've met Kurasey,

find he is a very able man." The restau­

rant dinner bell pounded then, and we

-turned to • o. Dakin put the roll call in

his pocket, but I said. "Let me see that

roll again.'' He handed it to me and I

put it in my pocket. While we.were talk"

mg I took a drink of whisky and Dakin

took some sour wine. Crowley and Fel­

lows each drank whisky.

The cross examination of Eaton was

long and tedious, and seemed to serve no

purpose further than to strengthen the wit­

ness' testimony. He swore that he had

been a member of the New Hampshire

legislature., The lawyers for Dakin then

made a somewhat vain attempt to show

that Eaton was influenced by political


Representative Rumsey of Ingham was

-tjhfl nftTt witness calledv .Ha -was present

~~tar±he speaker's room on the 20th of April,

with^o^number of gentlemen. Mr. Dakin

wassentforand made certain statements

which were Taken down in writing. Mr.

Rumsey said the members in tun Speaker's

room felt somewhat-indignant, but ex­

pressed no feeling againslHJiakin,or if they

did it was in a quiet and sirhdned way

On the morning of the second day-Qf the

Dakin trial, proceedings commenced

the examination of Jay Smith. Mr. Smith"'

said that he was a druggist, and had re­

sided in Saginaw Citv for thirty-five

years. On the lfith of the present month

he came from Saginaw and met Messrs.

Eaton, Fellows and Dakin, between whom

a conversation occurred in relation'to the

Saginaw charter. Dakin told Mr. Eaton

that nothing would be done on the charter

business that day. He stated that be ex­

pected Mr. ^hackelton would fetch some

money with him, but he only brought a

little. He had given him some but it did

not amount to anything, it was all gone.

Mr. Eaton then asked him what he wanted

to do with the money and he said he

wanted to use it in getting the charter bill

E assed by the house. Mr.~Eatbn asketf

im what the trouble was, whether there

was any difficulty with the committee

or whether he wanted to use the

money with the members of the

bouse. His answer was that he wanted

to use it with the members of the house.

Mr. Eaton asked LWm if he meant to be

understood that there were -legislators

who-e votes could be obtained by the use

of money. His answer was, u Of course."

On cross-examination Mr. Smith said that

Dakin did not state how much money

Shackelton had given him.

David Crowley, who was examined by

Mr; Goodrich, testified that he had resided

in Saginaw City twenty one vears and

now kept a hotel there. He was interested

in the passage of the Saginaw charter bill

and came to Lansing four tim^s on busi­

ness connected with it, the last time on

the l'.th ot April. On the cornerof Wash­

ington and Michigan avenues he met Air.

Fellows and Mr. Dajnu coming from the

capitol. He asked how things looked for

the charter and Dakin said things looked

good/ but there would be nothing done to­

day, as Shackleton and Linton had gone

to Saginaw.

The examination of Mr. Crowley

was very tedious. and was the

occasion of considerable sparring

between the lawyers. On cross-examina­

tion witness said that if he had under­

stood that any bribery was intended he

would have rebuked ft, but as a fact he

did not rebuke Dakin's course. He did

not think Dakin meant any harm. He had

no impression or inference that Dakin

was intending to bribe any one at all. He

had not heard anything again t Dakin's

character as respects honesty previous to

this affair. Dakin was regarded as a tem­

perate man.

Levi Tillotson, a Saginaw alderman,

farther substantiated the Eaton story.

He swore: "I met Dakin and Fellows and

asked about our charter. They said they

wanted money. Fellows said it was need­

ed to put the matter through. Dakin said

he had given to Eatou a list of members

who had to have money. 1 said, 'Dakin,

in the name of God, you have not done

that! You will get into trouble.' I ad­

vised him to go at once and get the paper

bask. I asked Dakin if he thought his

aption was proper, and he replied that he

didn't think it was right, i afterwards

aaked Eaton to give up the list, ana he

said: "1 don't think I dare to." \

Each' of the three last witnesses yaa

asked whether he had ever beard any inti­

mation of the use of money by Dakin with

members of! the house except in the case

under investigation, and the answer was

uniformly no.

The prosecution here rested and the de­

fense opened. Judge Holden in his open­

ing argument, stated that it would be

shown that Dakin was the victim of a con­

spiracy and was more sinned against than

sinning. Ho urged that Dakin was a

qualcer and that this sect was particularly

susceptible to evil influence.

Ex Aid. Fellows of Sagianw City was

sworn for tho defense. The substance of

his testimony was to the effect that Dakin

made out the list, but that ho did not pro­

pose to use the money for purposes of


Representative Bates, chairman of the

committee on municipal corporations,

said that cigars had been furnished the

committee by persons interested iu bills

pending before it. and that on one or two

occasions money had been accepted by the

committee lor this purpose. No ouo in

Saginaw had ever been asked for money

or cigars by the committee.

Representative Linton of East Fa^inaw

testified that he hud charge of the bi 1 to

amend the .charter of that city, and was

•watching the progress of the bid to amend

the charter or' Saginaw City. Ho had a.

negotiation wit \ Mavor Shackleton of

the latter city for an agn ement by which

opposition might be withdrawn from tho

Sauinaw City bill. He produced a propo­

sition in writing froui trhe mayor, nearly

the same as the agreement which appears

'in- the evidence of Mr. Fellows. He had

never known (if any corrupt practice.'! on

the part of ^,'r. Dakin.

Anthony Dyi neof Saginaw City testified

tint he was in the grocery business in that

place. Recently Mayor Shackleton took

him to Dakin's house"to see Dakin about

the charter. r-h:ickle:on asked Dakin if

ho needed any help in Lansing to get the

bill through. " Dakin thought he could use

.some help, and aBked that ex-Oov. Jerome

Mayor Shackleton und Mr. Follows should

come. The mayor said "1 suppose it will

take money to iret, th:s through." Dakin

t -.ought it would. 1 Mayor Shackleton said,

ho had none , f iiis own. If t:.e old control-'

ler was there ho could get some, but with

-Contfoller1--/iuder hc,4id not known how

it would bo. The money was to be .used

only lor oxnenses. Mr. Dakin's general

reputation for truth and veracity is good.

At the close of the examination on the

second day the defense had only two more

witnesses to be examined. These are

Mayor Slricklcton and Mr. Dakin.

Mayor Shackleton of Suginaw.City was

the "rfrst witness called on the morning of

the third i'av of the trial. He was asked

only one i;ucstion: "Did Mr. Dakin ever

solicit imv money from you'"

"No." was thean^wer.

The witms. then asked that tho question

be read over again, and, after pondering

some time, ioit^he said:

rate.'—Thenlswid: 'Mayer Shackleton has

f one back to Saginaw to get somelnoney {'

met Eaton again about 11 o'clock near

tho Windsor restaurant. Crowley and

Fellows were present. At the invitation

of Eaton we went inside and took a stall.

'owley called for the drinks. Eaton says

Fellows, Shackleton didn't bring

you ttny moneys Fellows said 'no.'

Eaton took>a^call from his pocket and says

to me ''NowHOakin, these friends you

would like to hav

check tbem off.' I

'How murh will it

I had no idea.

•get down the amounts.' L-eet thenv4own

as near as I could totally with my j

ment. The amounts were meant tor a

good time in a social way, as between

Eaton and myself. Ho had first suggested

the u>e of money in a social way. If he

had not urged it i would not have checked

thelist.'' t

"Iam not a drtnklhg man, but occasion­

ally take some wine. That morning I

drank whisky and quinine, as I was feel­

ing badlv, and theii sour wine twice.

That made four drinks in two hours and a

half, whii h was uncommon for me." ,

The evident purpose of the testimony

was to show tuat Dakin was half drunk

at the time th•• list was made, but Dakin

continued substantially confirming the

tostimony of Ehtou and Crowley, but in­

sisting that the money was to bo used

only lor sociffkjpurposes,

"Did you expect to corrupt the mem­

bers of this house."' asked Judge Holden,

Very gravely.

"r»o. sir*' responded Dakin, with great

emphasis on his words.

Judge Lolden waited so that the em-

f e full effect, but Dakin

!ugh, "1 think they are

than that." There was

Da:dn and his lawyers

hennt to have a treat,"

something like Mr. Hub-

phasis might u

added, with a

higher priced n|

a laugh in wbrci

loined. "i onli

he continued,

bell, only on a nmal or scale.

His attention wis again called to the


From All but One County In the State.

Tho board of canvassers has canvassed

the vote of the state, with the exception of

Manitou county, which has not yet report­

ed. A special messenger has been dis­

patched to secure the vote of that county.

The totals of the counties, save Manitou,

are: -J


Long, rep 174,912

Camp, dem 140,211


Clute.pro.: 18,530

Imperfect and scattering 166


Total |!.39S,:U8 74

Treasurer Malt-": says that the amount of

undrawn balances' of all appropriations

due in 1880 and previous years and of ap­

propriations for 1887 made by laws of .18&5

-X , ^---i?. r ®-" 0,lfl y ea r s >*^. 184,305

Majority against—5,835


Total vote 10,,

Yes 72,706

No 124,888

••Majority against—52,170.

In Memory of Grant.

April 27, the 65th anniversary of Gen.

Grant's birthday was appropriately ob­

served In New York, Washington, Hart­

ford, Boston, Pittsburg, and several other

places. At Pittsburg Gov. Fortfker of

Ohio was the chief speaker, and at Hart­

ford, Conn., Mark Twain delivered an ad­

dress in defense of Gen. Grant's grammar.

At New York the project was broached of

forming a Grant society to celebrate his

birthday annually. Gov. Foraker's ad­

dress at Pittsburg was a graceful tribute

to the dead hero.

had crossed the Connecticut River at

Albany. How I got it in mv head that

it was the Connecticut River I do not

know, for I knew my geography very

well then; but in some uniuistaka]>lo

way I fixed it in my mind that the river

at Albany was the Connecticut, and I

called it so.

"Why," said the gentleman, "that ig

the Hudson River,"

"Oh, no, sir!" 1 replied politely, but

firmly. "You're mistaken. That is tho

Connecticut River."

The gentleman smiled and said no

more. 1 was not much iu the habit, I

think, of contradicting my elders; but

in this matter I was perfectly sure that

I was right, and so I thought'it my duty

to correct the gentleman's geography.

I foil rather sorry for him that he

should be so ignorant. One dar, after

I reached home, I was looking over my

tute on the map, and, lo ! there was

Alwctvv standing on the Hudson River,

a hundrSrUiiiles from the Connecticut

Then I did nolsleel half so sorry for tho

gentleman's ignorim

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.•,-"•••• • J±,K*AV1 '*•> :•?'£*} •;&•>. E-..-1 • c" iS" ^ fVs'S'T •| 1 *« ^ ^ ^ ^ I"

In The South Seas.

they bail searched one place they posted

a sentinel to watch it; they looked

A wealthy citizen and prominent

into the bunt of sails and poked a

banker of Gardiner, Me., who had led an stick into every water cask, but they

uneventful though industrious life, sat thought the toreca*tlewaa the bottom

down in the Directors' room of his of the vessel and failed to find the

bank recently and told a story of his

capture by cannibals in his younger

scuttle. Acoachy was a member of a

subordinate tribe which had been taken

in war by the tribe which ruled

days which is better than Robinson the island. They ate ha f of their

Crusoe's narrative, becau> it is truer. prisoners and made slaves of the other

He was the son of one of the leading' 5 &*"• They had killed and eaten Aeoa^

shipbuilders and owners on the river,

chy s wife and child. After we arrived

at San Francisco Acoachy pleaded to

and in 1849, when 24 or 25 years of be taken home with me, and I brought

age, lje went to California to look aft- him to Gardiner. Ho was the best

ersopie vessel property belonging to his

diver and swimmer I ever saw, and I

subsequently took him to South A mer-

father. While in San Francisco he

ica with me on a diving expedition.

made arrantieiflehts to co down to the Afterward, while swimming across the

South Sea on a trading voyage as Kennebec, fc' was seized with a cramp

supercago, and he thus relates the incidents

of the trip:

anddrowneii. His funeral "was conducted

by 1'ishop Burgess. Acoachy

was a noble fellow, as true as steel.

"We mndi! one of a group of islands His character was greatly admired uy

lying in 172 degrees west longitude our beloved Bishop."

and 44 decrees south latitude, near

New Zealand. I had heard of the

place through Captain Henry Gardiner,

61 this town, but I knew that the

natives were cannibals and raised

splendid potatoes, Captain Gardiner

had told me that the scamps had

once taken a crew of forty men from

a French whale ship and eaten every

one of them. But potatoes were selling

at $1 a pound in San Eranciaco,

and I determined to take back a vessel

load and make enough for running

the risk. I cruised about the island

for about-100 days, and picked up

enough of their language to talk with

them. We were sailing by one of their

towns at sunset one night, when I

concluded to uo ashore in a boat. It

was about like landing near Seguin,

here, in October or November. It was

potato-digging time and the weather

was uncertain. It shut down dark,

and I and my boat-crew were mist

away. The natives pulled us out of the

surf and took me into the cabin of

their chief, where I dried myself and

passed the niaht. Next morning I told

the chief I would like to have one of

his boats to co to my vessel. He

would not listen to it. Then I said

I'd like to have him go oil with my

boat crew and bring the captain

ashore. He agreed to that, and they

went off to t lie vessel. After they got

on board, and before they could start

to come back, the wind came around

blowing iresh, and the vessel had to

put to sea to make an offing. The

consequence was they never got back,

and I remained the prisoner of those

cannibals for the next ten days.

They treated me kindly, but watched

me too closely, altogether. They

would kill a pig or a duck or anything

I wanted to eat, but I couldn't move

without being dogced by forty or fifty

of those fellows. They would not tel!

me where the vessel was. .The old

_C_hid. who had ['one to the vessel,was

a widower and had a daughter, 14 or

15 years old, whose name was Torgana.

Before her father went away

she had treated nie politely, but never

would have any talk with me.

"She was a person of much influence

with the tribe, and my plan was to

pet into her pood graces, in order to

increase my chance of escape. After

trying in vain to induce her to converse

with me, f acted upon a recollection

that I had somewhere read

that nil savages are passionately

fond of gambling. I whittled out a

wooden top, such as I used to -play

with for pins when a boy, having on

top of it 'A' for all. 'N,' for nothing,

etc. 1 showed her how to use it

and told her to get three or four

companions and play. She did so,

and, giving each of them ten kernels

of corn, I set them at gambling with

it. They soon became ex-cited over

the game and infatuated with the top.

Watching Torganacarelully, I noticed,

that she felt very bad when she lost

uid very good when she won. Seeing,

one day, that she was rapidly losing

her corn, I stealthily slipped some

more into her hand. She accepted it,

and I knew then that I had ahold on

her. I increased it by letting her put

on a handsome seal ring which I * wore

on my finger. Taking a piece of charcoaK-1-one

day drew a rude map to

show where I had left my father and

mother. I—teM—Iter tha-fc—4hev-wepeold

and helpless, and that their provisions

would give out, and that they

•frhnlri ftf.Arvo unless I retu/ned to

them soon. 1 saw that I had enlisted her

sympathy, but when I asked her where

the 'kybook-' (the vessel) was she refused

to tell me. A few days after that

she came to me at night, as I was

standing outside of my cabin, and told

me that the kybook was at Wytanga,

about sixty miles across the island.

She offered to send a guide with me to

the vessel if I would promise to protect

him and take him away with me.

If I did not, she said, they would kill

him. I offered to make her a present

of my ring, but she would not take it.

'My rather will kill mo when he comes

back if I haVe the ring,' she said.

That night I and my guide, a stout,

rugged fellow, started about midnight

on our tramp across the island.

We walked all the night and

all the next day to reach the

vessel. I rubbed myself all over

in a bucket- of rum when I got

aboard, but the next morning I was

«so lame that I could not stand. I took

away with me in the vessel my guide

and another native called 'Acoachy.'

The latter was a fine, honest fellow, a

good worker, who begged so hard to

be kidnapped that I could not refuse

him. Finding that the natives were

coming aboard to search fp^r him I hid

him in the scuttle, a little square den

under the forecastle, and then put a

sailor's chest over the scuttle. Those

devils went all over the vessel; when


Was This Blind Koadinjj?

Arlo lJateH in Thy Providence Journal.

A [Boston! gentleman recently re­

lated an experience which he did not

seem to regard as either enjoyable or

amusing, but which he was willing to

own was curious. He went with a

friend to call on a young lady who is

famous in her particular circle for her

powers of mind reading, and the re­

mark with which his introduction was

acknowledged was:

"I am very happy to meet you Mr.

A., you will be wiser not to go."

He regarded the young woman with

a look of dazed amazement, .and re.

fleeted that as he had mentioned

to no living being the fact

that he was considering the

wisdom of removing to Chicago to engage

in business, nobody could have

given his hostess a hint to speak in

this manner.

"Why not?" he stammered; and then

before she could speak, he added: "I

am sure I do not know what you


The lady smiled serenely and motioned

him to a chair.

"Please be seated," she said. Then

turning again toward Mr. A, with the

air of enjoying his bewilderment, she

went on: "You are so heartily out of

conceit with Chicago, and you are so

fond of the East, that you wouldn't

stay. You would only force yourself

to hold on until you were well established

and by that time you would

have worn out your endurance and

would give up everything to come

back." „ • •

"Now I'd said that to myself a hundred

times," Mr. A. commented, in

relating the incident. "But how in

the world did she knoWT" I felt as" if

my whole back bone were creeping up

to hide under my shirt collar; and for

my part I think it was horribly impertinent

of her to spring that kind of

thing on me the first minute I set eyes

on her. Anyway it was dt-vilish unpleasant."

He was so overcome by this reception

that he did not recover his selipossession

during the entire call.

"And there X. sat," ho further unburdened

his soul tjp me, "apparently

thinking it the best joke.in the world.

.Jleavens! He's going to marry her,

and when he conies home at night she'll

tell him how many. glasses of punch

he has drunk, and all about- tha girl

he admired in the horse" car. Deucedly

pleasant time he'll have. Fancy living

in the house witii a woman who knows

what you think as well as you do

yourself. Why, I'd rather break

atones on the street!"

Big tJircutf^'ay ifoiis,

Boston Herald.

The salary list of a 'go.od-sizedcircus

runs anywhere from $500 to $1,500 a

day. Forepaugh's pay roll calls for

the later amount, and the list of the

Barnum show is claimed to be even

higher. These figures include the pay

of performers, agents, hostlers, can-

vassnienv grooms -and' jttVUimieivl>T

"razor backs, " as the latter are facetiously

called Of course trie per-

formers get the most money. LasT

season the Barnum people paid an

English trio of the trapeze performers,

Lolo, Lola and Sylvester—the latter

a man—$250 a week and their expens­

es. Forepaugh pays William Showles,

the bareback rider, $250 a week,

and yet has some equestrians

in his employ who draw as low

as $25 or $30 weekly. Acrobats are

always well paid when their act is

graceful and diverting. They generally

travel in teams of two and three,

and do* what is known an "brother

acts." The three Lamartme brothers,

for instance,'draw $130 a week

from Forepaugh's pay clerk. Many

of these performers do two or three

acts, and, indeed, they will tackle almost

anything, from "a flying trapeze

to a horizental bar, while nearly all

are good tumblers and leapeis, easily

and advantageously used in "the

grand tumbling and finale" so familar

to circus goers. There are many

croups of performers who turn themselves

into "families," and doing a

daring act of some novel kind are often

able to get $200 or $300 a week.

Ctowns are exceedingly plentiful, and

maybe engaged for as low as $20 a

week. Still, good jesters like Billy

Burke, Johnny Purvis, Charley Madden

and Billy Conrad pet $75 a week.

A Famous Detecttvev

James Jackson, the famous state detective,

resides in Sing Sing, and is generally

in attendance at the" prison. - His duties

are to examine carefully the face of every

convict as he enters, and to scrutinize every

visitor hi order to prevent any discharged

csnvict seeing his pals. Occasionally he

has to make long journeys in pursuit of

runaway prisoners or to identify criminals

con vie tod in other states. He never makes

a mistake; if once he looks a man in the

eye he will know him under any disguise,

as he tells his man by the look of his eyes.

Ouce an escaped convict had his nose pared

down one third, hut Jackson detected him

at once, notwithstanding this remarkable

change of feature. Mr. Jackson is about

5 feet 8 inches in height, about 35 years

old, of a light and > sinewy w build, with

black hair and piercing black eyes, and is

altogether remarkably handsome. He

knows about 10,000 criminals, and it is

simply wonderful that lie can distinguish

the*t'eatures of eyery one. On this long

journey he eats very moderately and always

takes one Brandeth pill at night.

When mueh fatigued by the jolting of the

cars on his tiresome trips he use-; two Alloek's

Porous Plasters on the small of the

back, which give him renewed vigor and

quickly relieve him of all weariness. These

ure the ouljt two remedies he us**j, and

lie attributes his vigor and remarkable

health to Allcock's Porous Plasters and

Brandreth's Pills. Sing Stuff, (,V. 7~.)

Daily Register.

(Jen. *Anneukoff, who is building the.

Russian railroad in Bokhant, is a man of

hr> years, ,full of vigor, energy ami hope.

His wife is less than half his age, and is a

very wealthy (lermau lady.

Snug Little Fortunes

may be had by all who are sufficiently intelligent

and enterpri-ing to embrace the

opportunities which occasionally are offered

them. Haliett & Co., Portland,

Maine, have something new to offer in the

line "f work which you can do for them,

and live at home, wherever you are

located, profits immense and every worker

is sure of over $5 a day, several have made

over 150 in :t single day. All ages; both

sexes. Capital not required; you are

(started free; all particulars free. You

had better write to them at once.

Lord Gerard, who took his seat in the

house of lords tbe other day, possesses a

>eat at Newmarket which rejoices in the

name of "t-everals."

Quaker Testimony.

Mr*. A. M. Dauphin, Philadelphia, has

done a great deal to make known to ladies

there the great value of Mrs. Pinkham's

Vegetable Compound,- as a euro f or their

troubles and disease^. Bfae writes us fol­

lows: U A young lady of this city white

bathing some years ago was thrown vio-

Iently against the life line and the injuries

received resulted/ in an ovarian tumor

which grew and enlarged until death stemtd

certain. Her physician finally advised her

to., try Mrs. Pinkham's Compound. She

did so and in a short time the tumor was

dissolved and .she is now in perjret health. I

also know of many jcaees where_the medicine

has been of great value in preventing

miscarriage nnd alleviating the pains and

dangers of childbirth. Philadelphia ladies

appreciate the worth of this medicine and

its great value. ; '

Sent by mail in Pill and i.ozenge form

on receipt of price, $1. Mrs. PinkhahY,

Lynn, Mass. Also in liquid form, all at


Cures «4 Pirata



Sore Throat,


Stiff Nock,




quicker than any known remedy

and-fo the only 1'itin remedy that i










It was the tlrst

most excruciating pain*. Allays Inflammation and

cures Congestions, whether of the I.ungs, Stomach,

litiweKnrotherglumlsor organs.

No matter how violent or excruciating thepatn

the Rheumatic, rietlrldden, Lnnrm, Crippled, Nervoi:>».

Neuralgic, or prostrated with diseases may



will afford instant case.


4LhixtT-ti> Hirtr drops in half fttumbler.qfjgjttgf..

Yung Wing, • Chinamen raiding hi

Hartiord, has been elected provident of

the Unitarian dab.

Herr Krupp ia going to start a daily

newspaper at £ sen for the instruction

of hi* 2u,U00 workmen. i

A leading real estate agent and private

banker, Mr. Ira Brown, Chicago, 111.,

writes: "Ifeel it nay duty to say of tit.

Jacobs Oil that I lay on my back three

months with rheumatism. I tried it, was

cured, and hare never been troubled


Mrs. Hendricks, widow of the late vice

reiident, has been visiting the family of

Eer cousin, Mayor Morgan, in Wa*bin&ton.

Harah Bernhardt always rises at noon.

After breakfast she amuses her-elf with

chftsa, her son being often her antagonist.

MrH. Bayard Taylor and her daughter

Lillian have returned to Germany to reside.

Connt Miranda, Christine Nilsson's new

hnsband, will shortly present her at tbe

(Spanish court.

Mr. T. J. Murphy, 61 De bavoice Place.

Brooklyn, N. Y., says: 'M was afflicted

with sciatic rheumatism an







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Pinckney, Michigan, Thursday, May *, 18«



tnta ine Review.

Mr*. Lydia Wfgtfall, an old and

respected resident of Plainfield died

Ia*t week. She was a very estimable

chnttian lady.

The Oakland County Advertiser

enters its twelth year this week and

is one ot the best and moat prosperous

weeklies in the state.

Claude H., sou of W. H. Hess, of

IMio t, a torraer publisher of this pa-

per, died on Tuesday, ot congestion ot

the lungs, ayed one year and two [ short space of time.

months. The remains were taken to

Utica, Macomb county, for burial on

' Thursday.

There was a large and harmonious

gathering of the members of the Michigan

Press Association at Lansing on

Tuesday and they resolved to stand by

each other to a unit,, on all matters

"pertaining to their business interests

in the futunTiti which they ask and

. and urge the hearty co-operation ot

every publisher in the slate.


f From the Leader-

Married, on Wednesday, April 27th,

at the residence of the bride's parents,

North Lake, Miss M. P. Glenn;to Mr.

A. L. Dutton, of Unadilla. A laige

number of the relatives and friends

of both parties were present.

The body of Jacob Stark, who'mysteriously

disappeared from Ann Arbor

last September, and for whom all

§earqb has been unavailing, was discovered

\c st Thursday in Heizmanns

lake, about 2$ mile* west of that city,

by Will Henne and John Strobel, two

young men who were fishing. His

death was probably caused by accidentaldrowning.

An attempt was made last Monday

night to burglarize the residence of

vDav.id White, of this village, which resulted

in a partial success. The ras

cals made their entrance by the front

window, but were fnghflhied away by

the restlessness of Mr. White's father,

taking with them only Mr. YV's. pafft*

jand vest which were lying on a chair

by his bed; these they searched and

took the contents, about eight dollars,

leaving the garments in trout of'the,

residence of Win. Brig-stock. No clue

• to the thieves. »


From the Picket.

BORN—Monday evening to Mr. and

Mrs. Emmett Dunlap a girl, weight 8


Will Greig has taken the contract

for building the new bank and Teeple

& Cadwell's hardware ntore at Pinckney.

We can assure these gentlemen

that Mr. Grcig will do them a j< b they

Tvill b&proud ot when tinished.


From the^ppmocrkt.

F. C. Diyermore has moved his business

from White Oak to Webberville.

A St. Louis women Has invented a

wash-board for which she has been

offered $3,000. It has a pocket in it to

hold A piece of gum.

The residence ot widow Sharp, who

lives near Ueerheld Centre, was consumed

by fire on the 19th inst. A

goodly portion of.'the household effects

were also consumed. The fire originated

from a defective chimney. Insured

in the Livin^ton County Mutua 1

fur §250.

A certain gentleman in town has

mesmeric inthience over Abe. Lusford,

and occa>onallv{ affords his friends an

exhibition at Abes, expense, when 'be

genial old negro will do the "bear

^^i&'Mk^^'T - «&*« ^^^^--^:%^.¾^:,w - ••• • •; •««.' •»

The best is the cheapest. Hill's

Peerless Woim Specific is both the

ijest and cheapest. C-ainbtir& Chappell.

Hill's Sarsapanlla is a powerful and

pleasant remedy ior all diseases aris

nig Jrom impure blood.

C-amber & Chappell.

BiicMen's Arnica Salve.

THE UEST SALVE in the world lor

Cuts, Bruises, Sorest Ulcers, Salt

Uuenm, Fever Sores., Tetter, Chapped

hands, Chi blains, Corns, and Skin

Eruptions, and positively cures Piles.

or no pay required. It is guaranteed

to give perfect ^ati>faction, or money

refunded. Price 25 cents per box.

For sale bv F. A. Sigler.

An End to Bono Scraping.

Edward Shepai d, ot riarrisbursr, III,

says." Having received so mnob b-ne-

Ht trom Electric Bitters, I feet it my

duty to let suffering humanity know

it. Have had a running sore on my

dance" to the Queen's taste. Der leg tor eitfht year*;. my doctors told

rump-bump bump, der rump bump- inn I would have to have the Lone

bump," he says, and then Abe dances scraped or leg HinpuUred I-.sHd in-

.* t .' stead, three bottlesf-tEIectn • Bitters

with «reat agility. Jjtnu seven boxes Buckler, s Arnica

Mr. Ge >. W. Page died very sudden ^ulve. and my lug is now sound and

ly at his home in West Handy on Sun­ well." Electric Bitters are < »11 at

fifty .cents a bottle, and Bu'ld-n's

day morning about ten o'clock, aged

Arnica Salve at 25c. per box by F. A.

52 years. He had a congestive chill Sigler. -°

from his bed ^bout 8oYloik and went

out to the bam to attend to his stock.

He.suon Ciime to the house and set

Rheumatism and »urnlgia cured iu

two days.

The Indian Chemical Co. have dis-

, . covered a compound which acts with

down by the stove, >aymg to Ins w.te tru]y uiarvehuis rapidity in the cure

that he was very cold and complained hot Kheumntism and Neuralgia in 2

ot being in cotisideraltle pain. He

had .set but a tew minutes when he

partially fell trom the chair in an un-

con>i< us condition and was immediate-

Days,, and to give immediate relief in

chronic cases and effect a Speedy cure.

On receipt of :50 cents, in two cent

stamps, we will send to any iidjre-s

Mre prescription' for this compound,

ly taken to his bed, where lie expiredjin i wlr.cl.Van he tiiied by your home drug

about ten minutes. He was a faithfu 1 | gi>t ut smalt, cost, We take thi/means

soldier and a member of Grllulv l'oat,' ot 'w v 'w t,lis discovery to trie public

(i. A. It., under whose auspice's the ser­

vices were held at the house, on Wed­

nesday afternoon, the remains were

"inferred in the fami.y cemetery near

the hou^e. Tliu^ has another old sol­

dier buen mustered out.

instead of putting it out us a patent

medicine, it being much less expensive,

We will gladly refund money if satisfaction

is not given.


Crawtordsville, Ind.

Astonlsiing Success.

It is the dutv of every person who

r tras~rrsed BosTir^p-s—German—Syrup to

From the IJepunlican.

let its wonderful qualities be -known

K. h. Morgan is in exuberant spint.s tn their friends in curing Consumption,

over the advent of a 10-pound boy at severe Coughs, Croup, Asthma. Pneu

his home Mondav evening.

moma, and in fact all throat and lung

diseases. ^Jso person can use it with-

One afternoon -of list week the ouUmmednitei'efieL Three doses will

house of Wm. Burwull, in the north relieve any case, and we consider it the

During a ball game between Ann part of Howell township, caught tire ^/.V of all Druggists to recommend

:. ., , , , it to the poor, dying consumptive, at

"£YtioT~and Ypsilanti, -at—the latter | from the stovepi^_AUd_jyji^dajnj^ed

;place, the club slipped from the hand $25 to $30 worth. bottles were sold last year, and no omT

ot the man at bat, and struck Don Biighton temperance people and ?

.ijcymoruon the lorhoad with sufficient

se L where v ^ faile f w poor, ayintr consnmpi

-laa&tJjLlrx^ngJiOtUe» as 80,000 do/en


, , . , N , .u^^a^^ Mich a medicine a° the Uerman Syrnp

order lovcr>i are .dtitormiriod • t4tat the~ "TZT^^»








VJ t.il

known. Ask

* i

,torce to break a blood-vessel, causing saloons must obey the law, and they your drnarcrist about it. Sample bottles

.his death two days later, | are organized tor the purpose of to try, sold at ten cents. Resrnlnrsize.

Deputy Game and Fish Warden "fighting" if necessary.

75 cents. Sold by all Druggists and

Healers, tn the Unitsd States and

Rouse visited Pleasant Lake, the other Consumption reached the citadel of Canada.

-day, and Kindly warned the fishermen Eddie Krauze's life on the 21st inst,

there not to spear any more fish. and he died peacefully at the home ot ; Thfl Fflcrt* of Mental Exliatmtlon.

And they returned the compliment by his father John Krouse, in Marion. \\ Mary diseases, especially ihoae of the nei^

T*nis ByiAem, tire the products of dally renewed

gently warning him not to interfere The tuneral was conducted from the Wntal exhaustion. Business avocation of­

with their i-ports «t the expense ot residence on Suuday, the deceased ten Involves »n amount of mental wear and tear

*ery prejudicial to physical health, and the

having his hide tilled with shot.—8a- j bein« 21 years old

proTcssions if arduovs y pursued, ore no less

line Observer.— Either the tish law is u « W~, n,11 n«/l "c«U ~r u« ! destructive to ttiain and norve tlasuo. It is one

Hun. Wm. Ball and son, of Ham-i of the mo-t important attributes of Hostetter's

a dead letter or that game warden burg, have M)ld for" exportation to ' Stomach Bitters, that it compensates for tliii

hasn't anv *aud.

0 . . , , ' ' undue loss of tissue, and that it imparts now

SOUtll America ten head Ot T,WO-year- lencrgyto the brain and nerves. The rapidity

old ewes the choice of their flock of' * 1,hwh ' cU ' l rf ' ue oiu eweh, Liie cnon e oi ineir HOCK OT s weakened ?nen.tal enerzy

bn(1 phyMc!ll vitality i» romarkabe. and shews

that age. The seie«;tn>n was made by ,«>» itsinvigora lny i»roi»«rtif>» areof the hi«h-

^ J ct oder. > esildi s iiicrtaslntj vltul Kamlna,

Mr. (ieo. W. Staurt. of Grand Blanc, f n BRIGHTON,

from the Argnt.

' ivunto -ictij-g t o eriects of mental ex-

Bla^k diphtheria , . , ., na »t. on, th s potential medicine c-ires and

and Mr. .lenmn^s. ot Vermont. IhiS \>rc. untsfe er and ng e. rhe matism, ohrorio

. n i ,-. . ., • , • ttyspepni;i «nd con-tipat on, k dncy und ute ine

: s reported as raging

in Deertield, this county.

Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Truscott,

of Genoa, an 11 lb. daughter.

Mart T. Crawford, until recently a

Brighton boy, was married last evening

to Mnss Lana Gates, of Farmington.

party Will be a credit to Michigan weakness and other compla r.t*. lhyscian*.

flocks, and its high quality an excel-i ^emX! 1 " 1 Il ,S * B mod,cl,tcd



lent advertisement ot what the Penin­

sular State can do in raising first-class i

Merinos, says the Farmer. I

'i t j

Mo»t fanners claim to be economical,.;.

and boubtless they think they are; iKi

> > > • •V ./'


Henry S. Bidwell, of ftor^ Britfh-j economical the average farmer is in

ton, had two fingers ot bib left .band ; some respects, m other*} he is recklessbroken,

Monday, while trying to lead' ly wasteful. Go through almost any

a mischievous colt. Dr. MeHench neighborhood and you

will see

mended the fracture.

plows and harrows and cultivator

Thomas Price, aged 20 years, expir­ standing iu the field whtre they were

ed at the home of his mother, Mrs. J. last used.

R. Price, in Pleasant Valley, Saturday The jury in the Bohemian oat case

after a prolonged struggled with that tried before Judge Newton last week

dreaded destroyer, consumption. The but echoed the sentiment of the people

funeral was held in the M. E. church at large. Men who gave their notes

in this place Monday, after which the for the oats ot Bohemia knew that Winner of first prize in class un­

remains were taken to Fowlerville for they were not engaged in a legitimate, der oue-yenr-old at State Fail in 1886

interment. Deceased was a young sound and enduring undertaking. will make the season of 1887 at the

man of excellent character, and will They speculated, believing someone low price of $2.50 for the season, fees

be greatly missed by the many who else would eventually gel caught in due December 1. 1887.

known him but to love. The mother the game, but that they would come In sixteen days previous to ship­

merits the comfort and cansolation cf out ail O. K. The scheme collapsed ping to State Fair, he made the enormous

gain of 55 lbs. He was hired Th« 8peclaLFeatur«t K of thliCtlabratod

one who has been sorely tried, a* thisi* before they calculated, now let them

Plow ar«, that lt^

by "Jumbo Boy," he by "Lord's Jum­ lit. NIVIR CLOG8. ^f

the second death which has occurred in take the medicine prepared for others bo." All three have never failed to 2d. ALWAYS SCOURS.-^

her once happy household within a by their aid.

take first prize wlujrever shown. His


— — — — — — — — • — — — a * .

The B«am la not bolted to th« landaida. but—br

dam. ''Portland Girl," is as fine a cow measi of a itwl frog - ii ag dlr*rtlT in tbar

For indigestion, use Cobb's Little as any man could wish. Her dam, Centre of the l*lu« of Drmft, making a

•teady light running plow, and one that oannot b»

Pills. 40 pill* only 25 cents.

"Pre.sje" was imported by Lord &

ti.uuber & Chappell. Sexton.




lift.OOO Vroros, linn h.nciMvinjrn, a


of iiS.1100 Title.-, Mill ft


of ncHrly Ji'.i4.) Nott-ti is rsoub.

Mr. O. S/Rifhard's little f?irl swal- but when one comes to think of the

iowed a screw one day last week, and vast amount ol monev investei in ina

>barely escaped with her life, The chinery which KOPS to uiin evervyear


Hthaol nil


length of the screw was three quarters j simply because of lack of proper ^are.


ALL ft^u^^ IN ONE BOOK. j

«6£aaiiich. Jhetuubt conclude that, no matter how j G.AtJUiEiiJiAco.^b^Bprioffl.w.'iuw. I

"JUMBO BOY," NO. 1993 H. H. El

Jumbo Boy, imported in Dam Bontcje, whose

record (without crowding) wa8 8N lba. at two years

and \">2 at three years old. Her dam gave 81 lba.

milk per day, 18 \bs. butter in aeveu days, aud

dam of eire gave Sti lbs. milk per day,


This noted bull was the winuen of thf sweepstake

prize at U months old. aa heinn tie beat

bull of any breed or aye in the Nederlunds. Hia

d mi hiis a milk record of Hft lbs. per day, and W!i

ltw. of butter in 7 days, Dam of aire Stt lbB. of

milk porduy. He was Bold for $:J,.VH).

J. W. HARRIS, Pincknoy.


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• We have in stock all kinds of









"Wo SL3JBO h.avo a. £\*H 15.aa.ei of


JUU -U.33.* OX gu


mWhich we will sell very low



Ir^*"!tepairinp done to ordcij

ind at reasonable terms. Give

is a call and be convinced.


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VON oan " v a ' ho " ie « lin( ' 'Hfi^' ninro innney

I UU it work f'>r UB, than at unvtliitiL' flt»o iii

this world. work and live

at home. Either sex; all'ages, ^mething new.

that just coins money for all workera, We will

start you; capital not needed. 'I hin i* one of the

genuine, imporant chances of a lifetime. Thope

who are amhlticu» wiUi full iwurtioiUfcrm, auuWd ltea


Ponsimbto.1 oo »h» uu* ISKMHUJ of ill I in| nip, IIB»IMHMT

WriM. a*u*l for Ji'«.r»j)tiv» vJutaJjjua. ia&il»d tH».

•AS01 A HAF.iLft ORfiAH MO PIANO 60»

Boston, W^w York, Chtcage.


or othws.wtio wish to «icafntr*

this paper, or obtain estim»t«<

pn «dv«rti»ing space wrten in Chicago, will find it on fil« tf

4"5~'fo ^49 - Ran^oTprT'Sr','

tt\* Adv»fti»ing Agoncy of LORD&THOWS.


(\ Life Experience. Remarkable and

%oick curea. Trial Packages. Bend

Btamp f^Htaled Dartioulara. Addroaa

Or. WARD A CO. Louisiana, Mo,

fl«1d» mtn KAm, hn! Jtjow whn irrlte to*

Siiaion iCii.,1'orllar.d, Milne,mil r«ciiT»

tr*«t, full lafirmtrtion »ba'it w^iH whtel»

tli«r C»n do, -Mid lirtat homi.tli H Kill ptf

them frtm V'k) f iT> per ri»r Sore* h«»»

•*rn«d OT»r $.vi In » H»y Either «tx. yonnr or ell Cipiiti

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A Protest Ac«ln»t th« Ncotid Bmif

In* of m L'lttMii of Saw Mexico.

A Santa Fe correspondent of Tht

Attic York Sun writes; Friends of Theodore

Baker, now confined ia the penitentiary

here under the sentence of

death for tbo murder of a man in Eaat

Colfax County, ths Terr lory, think it

particularly hard that he should be

eouiptdled to mount the gallows. The

Territorial Supreme Court has just

rendered a decision in his case affirming

the sentence of death, and fixing

the date of his execution on the 18th of

this month. The prisoner's friendi

will see if they cannot get the case before

the United States Supreme Court.

on the ground that Baker has oace

been banged for the crime, and that

the proposal to hang him again is ia

Tiolatiua of the Const tut on of the

United States, which declare that a

man shad not be twice put in jeopardy

for the same oftense.

Baker's crime was the killing of

Frank Uhruh, a 1 ttle more thau a year

ago. Uhruh was a surveyor, and

Baker hud been asked by iiim to keep

a watch upon affairs at Uhruh's ranch

whiie the latter was absent. In this

way Baker and Mrs. Uhruh struok up

an intimacy, which lasted for soma

time. Concerning the denounnient

there are conn 1 cting stories. Baker and

the woman say that Uhruh attacked

Baker, and that the shooting was in

self-defense. Neighboring ranches

assert, however, that the liaison was

notorious, and that Baker and the woman

hail more than once threatened torn

ake way with Uhruh. The position

in which the body of the murdered

man was found, and the fact that bullet-marks

in the wall of the room indicated

that the shooting was ail on one

side, and served to lis the guilt upon

Baker. The prisoner is a noting man of

more than ordinary intelligence, and

the woman, who is now in jail at

Springer awn ting trial as an accessory,

is prepossessing in. appearance.

As soon as Baker was placed under

arrest he was conveyed to Springer,

where he was seized by a uiob and

lynched before he could be put in jaiL

Murders had been of frequent occurrence

in that vicinity, and it was enough

for the crowd to know that the officers

had a man charged witli that cr me. It

is not probable that one man iu ten who

participated in the lynching of Baker

knew an tiling about the circumstances

of tbu crime w th which lie was

charged. Having hanged h.m m the

regulation style, to the limb of a tree

ami fastened the loose end of the rope

to. the trunk, the mob watched the

dtttrglmg -bfttiy 4wt--a--few 4H~nu{*w*»au4.

then left the spo , d vidmg up among

the various saloons of the town, where

the inc.dent created only a passing sensation.

While tiie incident w;is go ng

on the sheriff w;is watch ii'j$itra rs near

by, and as soon as he saw the crowd

disperse he ran quickly to rlie hanging

form and cut it down. Willi the assistance

of a deputy he carr.ed the bo ly to

Ihe back dour of the ja i. and on entering

that bu Iding ajid g v njr orders not

to be d st fir he'll ho proceeded, with tho

assistance of a phy* cian. to revive hit

prisoner. Baker had been hanging by

the neck for ten minutes when he was

cut down, and at least fifteen minutes

more elapsed before the slier ff had him

in the jal. All this t mo the prisoner

was unconsc ous and apparently l.foless.

But the sheriff went to work on

h m with great energv, and after half

an hour of rubbing and the application

internally and external!: of spirits ho

was reward«d by seeing the man who

had been hanged open his eyes and

look wondering!v about him. All that

night the sheriff never left His charge

for a minute, and by morning of tbo

next day he had Baker sufficiently revived

to breathe w.tU regularity and to

eat in a mechanical way some light


Thus far no one in Springer knew of

the recovery except the Sheriff, h.s deputy

and. the doctor, and it was decided

that the matter should be kept a pro-

—4ettftd secret--* vnUL-BaJter.-JCOIIH _iia_reLmoved

to Santa Fe for .safe keeping.

This was accomplished due ng the following

week, and the mau who had

hoHnn^h ftfltr ft "ge experience was Dlao

ed under the care of competent physr-oians

here. At first Baker could not

talk at all, but gradually his thoughts

became more collected, and on several*

occasions he descr.bed to visitors, the

Sun correspondent among them, hit 1

sensations as he was hanging from the

>limb from which he had been loosely

|«wung. For six months he suffered intensely

from pains n the head and from

dizziness, sometimes becoming almost

deranged, being unconscious of h s surroundings.

During these periods he

,1 would live over aga n his experience at

ft rope*s end and on recovering he

wojuid be weak and greatly depressed

in spir tw. Onjiis trial the facts as to

his previous execution were ignored,

though half a dozen men from Spr nger

were present and ready to swear

that the real Baker had been hauled

once for the murder of Uhruh. The

identification of the pr'soner was complete,

of course, but no amount of test

mony will ever satisfy tho Springerltes

that the man now in custody here is

the one they lynched. Among the

most active fr ends of the prisoner now.

are the men who helped to hang him,

and if they have an* influence he will

not again go to the rope.

Although under the decision of l.he

Territor al Supremo Court Baker must

hang a week from next Friday, it i* the

general belief that he will be respited

Jor thirty days at least, to give his

friends time to make some efforts in hit

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Trag-edyat Coldwater.

In Coidwaler the other night Thomas

Johnson of Knoxville, Tenn., shot and

wounded George W. Gordinier and Inflicted

a slight wound on Gordinier's wife.

He then shot and killed himself- Mrs.

Gordinier was Johnson's late wife from

whom he separated four or five years ago,

she retaining possession of four or live

little children and considerable property.

Johnson formerly lived in Coldwater a

good many years, ami lately lias been living

in Knoxville, but has been around

Coldwater two or three weeks. Immediately

after his arrival he visited Gordinier's

place of business and asked to see the

children, but Mrs.Gordinier pushed him off

the steps of the store. He boarded at the

Arlington hotel immediately across the

street from the store, and had a room

where he could constantly keep an eye on

the store. TTro evening the terrible deed

was committed, he was in the store and

handed Mrs. Gordinier a paper to read.

While she was reading an article Johnson

had pointed out to her, the latter fired at

her, just grazing her cheek, the ball entering

the shelving behind the counter.

She ran out of the side door, and immediately

Johnson tired at Gordinier, who was

In the act of putting out the light in the

front window. The ball entered his left

Bide below the waist, and passed nearly

through his body. Johnson then ran up

Stairs rb Mrs. Gordinier's bedroom and

throwing off his coat ami vest lay on the

bed and put a bullet in his forehead, dying

almost instantly. Gordinier walked

to a doctor's residence, thirty rods away,

and then walked back to the store where

he lay down.

A coroner's jury was at once summoned

and rendered a verdict in accordance with

the facts. Gordinier had been married to

the woman a couple of years.

Fish Planting in Michigan. ,

The fish commission's special car, in

charge-of G. II. II. Moore, has just completed

its first trip of the year through

Michigan. The car was sent to the hatchery

at Northville last January. A large

number of California and lake trout were

collected and distributed through Ohio,

Indiana, Michigan and a number of the

southern states. They were the finest

trout that have yet been distributed by the

commission. There were between 10,000

and 12,000 of them, which represented

100,000 eggs, showing how difficult it is to

raise the trout ready for distribution. A

large number of whitefish were also distributed

in Lakes Erie, Ontario and Michigan.



The total output of iron ore from the

Marquette mining range for 1S87 will be

as follows: Seven mines near Ishpeming,

1,085,000 tons; eight mines near Negaunee,

275,000 tons; sixteen scattering mines, including

the famous Champion, S:?5,000

tons. This makes a total of 2,195,000 tons,

and does not include the new mines to be

opened this season. Railroads are making


and the upper peninsula branch of the C.

& N. W. road alone will run 118 trains


Mary Hoar and Maud McDonald, young

ladies of Lake Linden, wliilo riding on

the Hock train on the Hecla & Torch Lake

railroad, foil between the oars-ajnd were

run over. Miss Hoar was instantly killed,

the head being severed from her bodyT-

Miss McDonald was badly mangled about

the body and limbs. Loth of her lower

limbs were amputated at the Calumet hospital.

Her recovery is impossible.

In the suit against the Manistee &

Luther railroad company brought by the

administrators of Anton Hanson and Otto

Bengston, who were killed on that railroad

July 19, 188(). and when suit was

tried before a board of arbitrators consisting

of Louis Sands and Evan F. Davies

of Manistee, and the Hon. Fitch Phelps of

Big .Rapids, a verdict has been' rendered

giving 82,000 for each plaintiff.

Daniel Hadley killed Douglass Taylor

at Eau Claire last October. He plead

guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced

—to thirteen—years—hr prison—in January;

Mrs Taylor ntov sues Messenger and T.

II. Talbot for damages for selling the

liquor which caused the quarrel. The

jury returned a verdict against Messenger

of 82,875. The Talbot case is yet to

to be tried.

The Saginaw express, due at Grand

Rapids at noon, ran over and killMa jewelry

peddler'named A. C. Clark the other

day near Belmont. Clark attempted to

...drive across the track- The engineer saw

him and , did all in his power to avert the

accident, but failed. The engine demolished

the buggy, and Clark's body was

terribly mangled. He was about 05 years


A great sensation has been created in

Coldwater by the arrest of C. H. Thomas,

proprietor of a variety store, on the serious

charge tu '^ving hired Walter C.. Cole for

$200 to kill Chas. Davis, an/>ld man on

whom Thomas had a 82,000 grave-yard insurance.

It is stated that .John Kerns laid

under the counter while /the bargain w,as

-being made and heard the conversation.

Claus De Boer of Bl'uffton, has a curiosity

in a pig, born/With one head, with

ears strangely growing on the back, near

tire base of the brim; has two fore feet as

USHHI, two more growing from the

shoulders and on the back; and from the

center of the/body down, has two distinct

bodies. It is black and white, lived three

hours,'ah/i is now preserved in alcohol.

Extensive improvements are being made

on the state fairgrounds. The track is

being repaired by the Jackson driving

club, under the supervision of C. C. Pond,

and will bo one of the l>c»t in the state.

/The cattle sheds burued at the time of

the prison fire are being rebuilt by

the county agricultural society at an expense

of about $2,000.

Adam Hyman, who lives near Sanilac,

and who has witnessed the destruction of

a large share of his personal property

through incendiary fires, has just learned

that the work was done by two young

girls. Xhe girls were indirect members

of the family, and thought by burning out

Mr. Hyman the family would be obliged

to move to town.


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John Stadler, the Rlchville farmer who

went to Tennessee May 23 to purchase

land, and was lost, has been heard from.

When he left his traveling companion he

wandered away and traveled until he

crossed the line into Kentucky, where he

stopped with a farmer, who finally heard

of the strange disappearance and wrote to

his friends.

The Palmer bribery case wa« called in

the circuit court at Jackson the other

morning, and- Judge Gridley overruled

the motion of the defendants to quash the

Information. The judge sa]d that there

had been enough preliminaries, and that

the proceedings are sufficiently regular to

proceed. Palmer will, therefore, have to

stand trial.

After a hot contest in the circuit court

at Berrien Springs, a jury gave to Etta

Taylor $2,875 damages against Henry

Messenger aud his bondsmen. N Last summer

Daniel Hadley killed her husband in

a light, and she claimed that the liquor

purchased at different saloons contributed

to cause the fight and his death.

A reunion of company A, fifth Michigan

cavalry, will be held in Flint on June

8, Messrs. Chas. Austin, Henry Eaton and

Asel Crosinan of Flint have been appointed

a committee on arrangements.

Ex-Gov. Alger was captain of company A,

and the boys expect him to be present at

the reunion.

Mile B. Stewart, receiver of the Grand

Rapids manufacturing company, says that

that company had not been so crowded

with orders in seveial years as at present.

During the two days while the works were

shut down 104 orders for goods were received.

Walter C. Cole of Coldwater, has been

arrested charged with perjury in connection

with the arrest of Clark II. Thomas,

for alleged conspiracy to murder. He was

really the prosecuting witness and claimed

to be the man w.hom Thomas hired to kill


Don Seymour, aged 17, son of W. B.

Seymour of Ypsilanti, was accidentally

struck on the forehead by a base ball bat

while watching a game' between the Ann

Arbor and Normal school clubs and the

next morning he died from the injury.

Ed. Smith, sent from Hastings to Jackson

for forgery and just released, was rearxusted

at Hastings, the _other day by

Deputy Sheriff Sheldon on a charge of

forgery and false pretenses at Jackson,

and taken back by the Jackson sheriff.

About one year ago in a wreck on the

Michigan & Ohio railroad near-Comer, A.

P. Cook, a resident of Brooklyn, Jackson

county, was one of the messengers on the

train who sustained serious injury. He

%us brought suit for 810.000 damages.

The Huron mining company's stamp

mill in Houghton was totally destroyed by

fire April 20. Itis ltelieved the nunc will

permanently close down. One hundred and

forty men ascs.-4hrown out of employment.

Loss, ST5,000; insurance 824,000.

Felix Paquin, the man' who married a

St. Pierre girl, aged 14, at St. Ignace last

week, making the fifth wedding in which

he figured as groom, has been held for

trial at Marquette on charge of seduction

and bigamy.

Tfif secoiuTTfial of the suit brought by

W'. M. Mayo of Byron Center, against

Dr. P. B. Wright, for malpractice, resulted

in a verdict for the plaintiff of 81,500,

fn the first trinl Mr. Mnyo was awarded

only 81,000.

The bowl and clothes-pin factory at Custer,

recently burned, will be rebuilt, and

it is expected that the new mill will be

running by July 1. The mill burned was

the largest factory of the kind in the world.

The authorities of Coe township, Isabella

county, posltlrely decline to grant liquor

licenses this year, and would-be saloqnlsts

are looking about for a legal remedy.

The Loomis Battery Association will

hold their twelfth reunion at Coldwater,

Wednesday, May 18. Headquarters at the

Arlington. Roll called at 10 a m.

The G. A. R. of Howell has a $100 nest

egg toward a proposed soldiers' monument

in Howell. Subscriptions toward the

fund are now in order.

A new iron ore discovery has been

made live miles south of Negaunee. It is

considered the most valuable find made in

a number of years.

Thos. J. Armstrong, Joseph Holm and

William Dunn, convicts in the Ionia house

of correction, escaped from that institution

the other night.

Liquor dealers of Grand Rapids have

agreed that those who refuse to comply

with the existing laws shall be looked

after sharply.

An unknown man was killed by the

cars near Big Rapids the other day. The

remains are too much mutilated to be recognized.

Willie,. the 14»ryear-old son of James

Kilbride, living near Traverse City, was

instantly killed by a falling tree the other


Joseph Escott, a resident of Michigan

Anthony Henry, an East Saginaw har­ since 1838, died at the reeideuee of his son

ness-maker, has begun suit against Alonzo in Big Rapids April 27.

T. Ward, a private banker, for 810,000 The state military board has named

damages, on the ground that Ward had Brighton for the next encampment and

alienated the plaintiff's wife affections. the date August 10-17.

Ward is married; the woman has one child

It is said that 25 gas^ wells will be put

and has abandoned her home.

down at Port Huron by private individuals

Mrs. Daniel Rynie, a lady of Calumet this summer.

was returning home from a neighbor's,

The Kalamazoo cart company received

and when crossing the track she was

an order a few days ago from Fitzroy,

caught between two ore cars and sustained


fatal injuries. It is not known positively

whether the trainmen were or were liot "Arbor Day" was celebrated at the state

responsible for the accident.

agricultural college with appropriate ceremonies.

William Gobel of Kalamazoo has been

arrested for furnishing liquor to a four-

. Wr M. Giltner, town treasurer of Grass

year old girl. He also filled up a little >T~Lake, is a defaulter to the amount of

girl aged six, with liquor, and took a ten- 81,400.

year old girl for a ride in the country. Cuyler Germaine, one of the oldest resi­

When he returned with her she was beastdents of the Grand Traverse region, is

ly drunk.


A statue of John C. Calhoun was unveiled

in Charleston, S. C, the other day.

them ready fbr^sinpment to Pennsyiva"niaT r *5 §Q

Angus' Morrison, who had 'his thigh

crushed by an iron planer in the Phoenix

.iron works in Port Huron issuing for$10.-

000 damages. The case will be tried at

the May term of the circuit court.

Dr. Samuel B. Duffield of Wayne, has

been appointed health officer of Detroit.

Chas. Fish of Saginaw has been arrested

to prevent him from committing suicidt.

East Jordan, Charlevoix county, has

passed an ordnance prohibiting saloons.

Hon. L. T. N. Wilson of Coldwater died

suddenly a few days ago, of dropsy.

WMlliam Harrison, the first settlei in

Climax, Kalamazoo county, is dead.

Corunna has voted to bond itself for

810,000 for public improvements.


WnEAT, White $ S3 QH

Bed 84 '

COHN, per bu 40

OATS, " 32

BARLEY, 1 15


CLOVER SEEP. per bag.^.... li 00

FEKVCI er cwf - .''"'TTTT.. .'TTnTTJD""

FLOUR—Michigan patont.... 4 75

Michigan roller.... 4 00

Minnesota patent.. 5 00

Minnesota bakers'. 4 00

Michigan rve 3 25

AITLES, per bill '. 3 00

BEANS, picked 1 32

'• unpicked 05

BEESW A x 25

BuTTKit ; IS

CIOEK, per gal 10

URANHEKRIES, per bu 1 75

(JIIEBSE, per lb 14

DRIED A ecu's, per It) 5

DRESSED HOGS, perewt 0 50

EGGS, per doz 11


HONEY, per lb 10

Hoes ., 32

HAY, per ton, clover f> 50

" " timothy 11 00

MU.T, per bu SO

^ONIONS,'per bbl

POTATOES, per bu

POULTRY—Chickons, per lb..

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CATTLE — Market heavv; heavy; shipping

H. C. Ackley of Muskegon, has sold steers, 050 to '. 1,500 lbs.,* $4.50(^5.25;

50,000,000 feet "of lumber and 50,000,000 6tockers and feeders, $.;(u$4.2fl; cows,

shingles to the Chicago'lumber company, bulls and mixed, $2 25(«>*4 bulk, $2.80($

for about 8850.000, the largest clean deal $3.15; through Texas cattle, $2.0; lamhi, fi ArwW)

Thompson's tool factory of Ithaca,

which was partly demolished by the explosion

of its boiler some time ago. will

remove to Harbor Springs as soon as

stock on hand can be disposed of,


Ex-Gov. Blair has been invited to deliver

the annual address at the meeetingof

the soldiers' and sailors' association of

Southwestern Michigan, to be held the

third Week in August.

Miss Mary Harrington, an estimable,

young lady of Ishpeming. was ascending

the tramway of the Quiney minex^vhen

she was struck by a descending^ore car

and instantly killed.

The case of W. M. ;Giltner, town treasurer

of Grass Lake, a defaulter to the extent

of 81,400, has l>een settled by his

bondsmen, to whom Giltner's wife made

over some property.

Alma college will hold open its offer to

Superintendent Howell to fill the chair of

natural science until April, when his contract

with the Lansing board of. education

expires. (

The saloonists of Coldwater have sent a

letter to the council of;tha>'ctty pledging

themselves to keep all'tjK; requirements of

the present law, and -to aid in enforcing

them. /

Bold Bandits.





One of the most audacious, desperate

and successful train robberies that was

ever recorded occurred April 28 on the

west-bound overland train on the Southern

Pacific railroad near Tucson, A. T. The

robbers boarded the train and compelled

the mail and express messengers to leave

the cars upon penalty of being blown up

with dynamite/If they refused. The

trainmen disposed of, the robbers took possession.

/Alter extinguishing the fuse

connejeted with the dynamite they then

took charge of the car, uncoupled the

-engine, baggage and express car from the

remainder of the train and-.made the engineer,

get m\ the engine and pull ahpad

two lengths. This l>eing done the engineer

was put off and the robbers took

charge of the engine and pulled six miles

toward Tucson. Here they killed the engine

and left it. During the run the robbers

went through the mail and express

cars, but did not get more than 85,000.

They got two packages of railroad money,

one of 81,210, and one of S500, and also

two packages K>f postage stamps going to

the postofflce at San Francisco. It is reported

that the express messenger threw

$8,500 in gold into the stove, and so saved

ii'from the robber^ The robbers made

their escape. None of the passengers

were injured, and many of them knew

nothing of the affair until several houra

after it occurred.

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An old shell, which has been standing

for 28 years on the side of Bolivar Heights,

near Harper's Ferry, Va., one of the

few remaining relics of war time, was exploded

a few days ago by two boys who

were trying with an iron rod to get powder

out of it. The force of the concussion demolished

some small buildings aud threw

to the ground dozens of people who had

gathered around the spot, and pieces of

the shell seriously injured six persons.

The treasury department is introducing

the electric light into the public buildings

under its control. To light the postofflce

In New York with gas costs $60,000 per

year. To light it with electricity costs

845,000. An electric plant for Edison incondescent

lights has been decided upon

for the postottlce and custom house in New

Orleans, which is expected to save from

82,000 to »3,000.

Patrick H. Hcnnessy, a prominent and

formerly wealthy merchant of Galveston,

acted us sergeant-at^arms of the state seiP f

ate, which adjourned April 4. ne was

dismissed, charged with forging sundry

vouchers. He was indicted by the grand

jury, convicted in the district court and'

sentenced to two years'imprisonment.

Sharp Smith of Columbia, S. C, and his

elder children were working In their held,

the other day aud left three children in

the house not far distant. The building

caught tire and the children were all

burned to death. The mother was killed

in the tornado which pasted over that section

two years ago.

Barnum's elephant Jumbo was killed on

the Grand Trunk road over a year ago.

Suit for S100,000 damages was brought

against the company. The matter has

been compromised and the suit* withdrawn.

The company has agreed to pay Barnum

{J5,000 cash and haul the circus free for

this season.

J. B. Ilurlbut, one of the most prominent

business men of Des Moines, Iowa,

has been arrested for complicity In the

murder of Constable Logan, who was

killed while the latter was in the discharge

of his duty in the enforcement of

the licpuor law.

A New York paper recently published

a sensational story from Key West to the

effect that an attempt was made to kidnap

John Sherman and his party, during their

recent visit 'to Cuba, and hold them for a

ransom. Sherman says the story Is a pure


A" party of prospectors, including J.

Mclntyre of Chicago, and W. K. Glenn of

Illinois, are said to have discovered In

Mexico the "Layopa" and "Guaynopa''

silver mines, which have been worked 200

years ago, and furnished millions of


The officers of the Pennsylvania railroad

company have evidence implicating a

number of employes on its lines in the

various robberies which have occurred of

late. A number of arrests have been

made and others will follow.

President Cleveland has written a letter

to the Secretary of the Interior in which

he says the public domain should be

guarded ami kept for the people, and all

x\xec,utive; rujes not in conformity with tli4l

idea should be aTQamToiiefl?

The commissioner of agriculture has Issued

a circular stating that his department

is very desirous of promptly stamping out

the cattle disease, and urging governors and

state legislatures to aid in accomplishing

this purpose 1 .

The inter-state commerce commission

has appointed E. L. Pugh of Alabama

to the clerkship under that commission.

Mr. Pugh is a son of Senator Pugh. This

is the first appointment by the commission.

The Haddock murder trial at Sioux City,

Iowa, ended hfa disagreement of the jury,

11 favoring acquittal and one lor conviction.

There are direct charges of bribery,

and an investigation will, be ordered.

Jas. H. Marr, chief clerk of the first

assistant Postmaster-General, died at his

residence in Washington. April 26. He

had been ehtff clerk to the first assistant

Postmaster-General since 1809.

E. T. M. Simmons, who was manager

of the Hotel Del Monte at Monterey, CaL,

until the hotel was destroyed by lire, has

be£n arrested on a charge of arson in havingi^t

lire to the hotel.

The. commissioner of the general land

office has recommended to the secretary of

the interior for approval for patent 381,890

acres of land'in Nebraska, belonging to the

Union Paciiic railroad;

The operation of the inter-state, law has

compelled the abandonment of business at

Sprague's box factory at Swanzey, N. H.

factory has been turning out over.

3,000 boxes daily.

W T . S. Perkins, his wife and daughter,

are in prison at Burlington, Iowa. The

father is charged with incest, and the

mother and daughter with strangling the

latterH babe.

A bill providing for high license throughout

the state has passed the New York

senate. The bill was formed to meet the

objections of Gov. Hill to the bill recently


Judge Davis of the court of claims decides

that the Chickasaw Indians should

be credited by the government with 8240,-

108 for improper disbursements from their

fund. ••

Cajeme, 44ie famous Ute's Yaqul chief,

was shot the other day at Modano, twenty

miles from Guayamus, A. T., by the Mexican

authorities. No particulars received.

Emanuel DeFreitas, a 17-year old lad

who successfully jumped from the Brooklyn

bridge has been sentenced to prison

for three months In default of 8300 bail.

A rich vein of gold has been discovered

In the mountains, nine miles from Maryvllle,

Tenn. The place is guarded night

and day, as it is considered extra rich.

A Pittsburgh paper claims that the K.

of L. general officers have declared a boycott

against all labor papers which do not

agree with the present administration.

A big gas well at Noblesvllle, Ind., has

been purchased by the Standard oil company,

who say they will have gas mained

to Indianapolis in four months.

The United States grand jury at St.

Louis has presented 13 more indictments

against local politicians for complicity in

the election frauds last fall.

Six tramps engaged In a fight near a

natural gas well at Anderson, Ind., ana

two of them were pushed Into the flamea

and were burned to death.

A bill providing for a state ngent at

Washington to attend to the business of

soldiers and sailors, was killed In the III.,

house of representatives.

Safe robbers drilled Into the safe belonging

to G. B. Carpenter & Co., of Chicago

the other night and secured »11,000 in

cash and valuables.

A flood in Poca river at West Virginia,

carried out every boom from the head to

the mouth, causing a loss of fully 875,000.

Shocking tales of cruelty In the New

York insane asylum have been made publice.

An investigation has been ordered.

Patrick J. Eagan, deputy recorder of

votes of St. Louis, Mo., gets two years in

the penitentiary for'election frauds.

The Wabash roundhouse in Des Moines,

Iowa, containing four engines, was burned

the other night, at a loss of 375,000.

Mrs. Annie Keliey and Miss Ellen Barrett

of New York, are under arrest for

making and shoving "the queer."

A" report is alloat that all the socialists

and anarchists in the country are going to

combine for political effects.

Gen. Sherman will bo present at the

dedication of the Soldiers, monument in

Now Haven in June.

The estate of the late Catherine Wolf,

who died in New York recently, is worth

about $30,000,000.

The inter-state commerce commissioners

say that railroads may grant passes to

sisters of charity.

Five men were killed by an accident in

the tunnel collery at Ashland, Pa., the

other morning.

President Cleveland will attend the

meeting of the Army of the Potomac to be

held in June.

George W. Yanderbilt will build a 850,-

000 branch for the New York free circulating


The business portion of Sylvanla, Ohio,

was destroyed by tire April 20, at a loss of

over 350,000.

Indians are following the troops into the

Winnebago reservation, aud trouble Is

looked for.

Twenty states in the union now have

"Arbor days," and most of them are observed.

It is reported that the entire wheat crop

of California has been "cornered."

Mr. Blaine has postponed his trip to

Europe until the middle of June. f

Foster's opera house in Des Moines, la.,

was burned the other night.

Alter Statistics.

Carroll I). Wright, chief of the bureau

of labor statistics, has commenced the

work of collecting statistics as to marriage

and divorce in the United States. The

work is to be done in accordance with the

special directions of the last congress, and

it is expected that it will take a year to

collect the data on which to base a report.

The bureau has at present considerable

work in progress. The report on convict

labor is in type and will be ready for issue

fir" Trtyorrr three weeks. TlTe report on

labor strikes will be ready in the fall. One

subject of inquiry now in course of investigation

is the moral and economic

condition of working women and girls in

the great cities of this country. Proper

attention, it is said, has not been paid to

this subject heretofore, and the facts

gathered are expected to lead to

many reforms. The bureau is also en

deavoring to ascertain to what extent the

cost of food is Increased by the rates

(diarged for transportation.


Emperor William has sent a l>eautiful

diamond bracelet as a wedding present to

a Jewish maiden whom he used to see at

a window - opposite his hotel at Gastein and

in whom he took an interest, lie has

asked her to come to Gastein yearly during

tris sojourn there.—The young lady, whose

name is Kern, is to be married to a merchant

named Kilian at Iglau, in Moravia.

Russia is taking steps to raise the value

of her paper currency. One move is to

prohibit the exportation of her money in

any large sums by travelers. To this end

she will open offices in all the principal

cities of Europe in which travelers may

exchange their notes at the Russian custom

house rates.

The charter of the Louisiana lottery being

about to expire an attempt is making

to transfer its operations to Nova Scocia.

A bill is pow before the legislature giving

30 years monopoly and exemption from

-hWfttttttt; —-—

Mexico has passed a constitutional

amendment allowing presidents to be eligible

to re-election. Heretofore__the_aajne.canrlidate

could not hold

consecutive terms.

ollice for two

The Canadian national debt is constantly

increasing, and trade is falling otf. >On

the whole matters look rather dubious for

the dominion.

It is rumored that Russia proposes to

remit the Turkish war indemnity in return

for cession of territory in Asia Minor.

The German government has ordered

the release of Schnaebeles, the French

commissary arrested some time ago.

It is reported that an English steamer

has foundered off Bonifacio, Corsica, and

that 150 lives were lost.

The Swiss state council has ratified the

literary copyright convention with the

United States.

The pope has tendered his services as

mediator between France and Germany.

During the last ilood In Montreal, 20

miles of streets were under water.

Several Hundred Drowned.

A dispatch frUm Pesth, tho capital of

Western Australia says: "A hurricane

swept the northeast coast on tho 23d InsL

The pearl fishing tleet, numbering forty

boats, was destroyed and 550 persons


A dispatch from Cooktown, Australia,

announces that the steamer Benton of

Singapore, was sunk in a collision with a

bark off the island of Formosa and 150

persons were drowned. No European*

were lost





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"I can not tell; five yeare is a long

time. In five years time you will not

pe content to ramble through the woods

with me. You will be a great lady—a

woman of fashion, with half London at

vour feet. You have not begun life


"But when you talk of going away, I

feel as though I had finished with it,"

~he replied, slowly. 4i Oh Darcy. as

though all the world could make up

for the loss of youJ We have been so

happy. Do you," she added, raising

her eyes, full of Innocence, to his faee

—- ,4 do you kriow Darcy. that I never

had a reaifHend or my own age before?

and we have been like brother and


"We have indeed," he said, gently;

but the passionate love and passionate

pain in his heart told hitu the words

vere false; but he would not undeceive


"We can always be friends, Margue­

rite," he said. "We are relations, you

know; we can write to each other, and

be both dear and true friends always,"

but there was little hope in his voice as

he spoke, and hers, when she answered

him, was like a wail of despair.

"It will never be the same again—

never, Darcy. Do you not think it

would have been better for me if you

had never come?"

"Why?" he asked, his heart beating

loud and fast.

"If you had never come to the Towers

1 should never have known you. I was

not very happy before I knew you; but

having known, and now loosing you, I

she knew that he was the man she ought

to have married, that he was the only

man she could ever be happy with;

ihat to have been with him always

would have made earth heaven for her.

She realized it all.

tires'—graves who might be saved by the

timely use of Dr. Pierce's lioldeivMediral

Discovery.'" which is a positive cure for

consumption in its early stages. If°*s the

the best alterative and pectoral in the

world. All druggists.

Are Prices Rising.

The quern regent of Spain has given

Capt. Zeluft", of&taten Island, a big gold

medal for saving some shipwrecked Span­

ish soldiers.

TK« tnM« «r «tKM„»»u «.*,«„» «» i„« ,i Confidential advice, to either sex, on

The table of wholesale pncosoTlead-, if,,^tn Hi prodact *•

BURNS and Scalds are Instantly rendered

painless and invariably cured without a scar.

by the use of Cartellsalve, the great akin

remedy. 85and«0 cents, at DruirristSorbv

uau. Cole A Co., Black Biver FaUa, WTa






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•Prom Oar Correspondent.

Miss Mattie Leach, ot Iosco, is visit"

ing friends in this place.

Mr. and Mrs. George Day have been

spending a few days with friends in


The futferal services of Mrs. Asel

Dutton were conducted at the Fresby*

terian church Tuesday. She leave* a

large circle of friends U mourn her

loss. '

Rev. W. H. Flint has secured a

month's vacation beginning next MOB*

day. He will spend the time in travel

and study to better prepare himself

for his work.

A telegram was received Tuesday

stating that Mrs. E. Wasson. of Kan-

*as, formerly ot this place, had passed

from earth to dwell with her maker.

The sad news caused the keenest pangs

of sorrow among the people here, because

there were none who knew Ella

that failed to love her.


Tram our Correspondent.

We have no Saloon.

Quite pleasant weather.

40ur people are most through sow

*ng their oats.

E, Robison is the new clerk at the

Moon House.

We now have three doctors, and the

next wantod is an undertaker.

Sellman & VanAtten are doing the

town withering sulky harrows.

F. B. Waits is working |for the 'f.,

A. A, & N. M. R. R. at this place.

Mr. and Mrs. Hub. Bowman, ol

Hillsdale, are guests of C. L.Bowman.

Dr. J. F. Lemon has returned to

our quiet burg asrain, and has built an

office and Drug Store.

Messrs. Pit Mosier, Lou Manning

and J. Hurley, were tfneats at the

Moon House Sunday.

Only five tickets were sold here lor

-tire Toledo excursionT but -the boys-report

a splendid time and a large


E. Grossman has purchased a fine

^rivintf horse of Ed. Sheridan, and

Ed. can now put on style with the best

of the boys.

Mr. V. Gnsson injured his hand

very seriously last Monday while in

the employ of the T., A. A. & N..M. R.

it. compelling him to quit work.

The Maccabee go*t is very good

stuff or he could not stand the racket,

for he has had the pleasure of'banting

nine candidates lately- and stiil he

eats regularly.

Monday lightning struck the Lake

Hous* at Whitmore Lake, and did

considerable damage to the building;

* l6 ° Hmmng a-Miss Schieirnei—ancf

ber recovery is yery doubtful.

Nathan Sheflfer is kept very busy

building slat and barbed wire fence.

Last Saturday he split the posts, dug

the holes, set the post* and put up 45

rods of fence, five wires high for J. VV.


South Lyon Excelsior said that the " S ^ S ? S

drunks were numerous last Saturday

evening. It is our opinion that he

was the only one that was so, and

fchouKbttbe whole town was drunk.

Brother, truth, and nothing but the



From our Correspondent,

Organs will be furnished to each

*W||Bjjtool for the benefit of the

The vM/pcouncil has purchased a

new hook and ladder truck. Consideration

$650. It is a daisy.

A rumor is afloat in the city that a

furniture factory will be established

in the near future but no names were


The Y. M. C. A. started out the first

part of the winter to raise $1,800

to fit up their rooms iu a new block

that is being built, and have so tar

*aised only $1,100. They say they

will raise the required amonnt inside

aLtwo months.

Dr. Haze was digging a well on his

place this last week and when down

80 feet the men struck a vein ot natural

gas. The doctor says he has got a

\ *.*_

' ^

fortune it tfce business men of this city

will taks£WM of it, which they are all

willing to do.

Monday night two reform school

lads, Lyman Darling ALIK§ Hogan and

John Mahoney, made their escape by

going through the scuttle, from there to

the ground by means ot a scaffold raped

by some painters. They went across

the street and tried to force an entrance

into a grocery store but were

trightened away before they bad got

much headway. They then went back

by the snme way they came and went

to bed. The proprietor of the store

found a case knife in the gutter which

he thought belonged to the school, and

so told a night-watchman, who w ent

through the dormitory and found the

clothes ot one boy disarranged as

if thrown down hastily, In one of the

pockets was found another case knife.

When awakened the boy confessed and

raid he and another boy made the

said to get some tobacco. They were

brought before Justice Pinckney,

pleaded guilty and he bound them

over to the circuit court ii the sum oi

1200 each. They will remain in the

county jail until called for.

from Oar Carr*epondent. (OmitedUat week.)

The High School library has received

the last week 250 new books.

According to the new city director

Lansing has a population of 18,000,

and Btill there is more to follow.

The V/.C.T. U. ofthiscity is trying

to imitate some ot the State's senate.

Last Tuesday they had an election of

officers and they eiected a new president,

and then the old one got her

"dander" up and refused to step down

and out, but atter a few days wrangling

they settled it by having the new

one installed:

Last Tuesday while some children

were going to school, Walter Hamilton,

who imagined himself a warrior

bold on a charging steed, rode down

into the crowd and knocked down a

boy, Frisk Reasoner, aged 8, and tear-

Angjthe Uejh_^

for about six inches, but did not break

any bones. This is the second time

he has made himselt unpleasant before

the people; the first time was for stating

Walter Alien on the wrist.

There was nothing done with him.

The railroads of this state, as well

as others, have jumped into the pass

business like a solid, impenetrable

phalanx. The country editor has been

notified that he must pay orbs put off.

The large shipper must pay the same

a» the poor widow, and the drummtr,

no longer has exclusive privileges.

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J- j i'f $



Spacious, light, well furnished, just

the best place tor buying clothing.

Best clothing too and prices on the

lowest scale. Three elements of perfect

clothing trading. Any thing

more needed?

vVe mean to hit every taste in our

Clothing Store. Can't do it with poor

things, The best for the least, that's

the only way.

The cloth may be right and the making

bad, both cloth and making may

be right and the style bad. We see

that both cloth-making and style are

each right, no slight work or careless

work any where.

Sack and Cutaway Suits in any fine

fabric you'd look for in a hrst class

stock |10 to $20.

The best Sack Suit we ever had for

$10, al! wocl Chevoits, Fancy Cashimeres


A full line of Suite for young men


all wool and mostly imported goods at

$12 to $20.

We've Sold a good many Silk Hats'

and have more when you come for

them. *

If you think it too late for the black

silk hat, we've the light Durbys in all

the new styles. Pearl nutrid Beaver

are the popular colors but we have

them in all the dark colors for those

who prefer.

Two of the many strong attiacliDns

The conductor—can no longer pass | in-ow mens' Furniohipgs.

his wife to the summer resort. But

the legislator is not disturbed in his A lot of Gentlemen* Linen Cuffs by

privilege to travel from one end of the one of the uppermost New York makstate

to the other twice a week. Why ers who will be obliged to us for not

thisindividual discrimination?—Grand giving his name As we are going to

Rapids Democrat.

sell them for halt and less then half

their value, and there is no body more

Rheumatism and Neuralgia cured in

two days.

touchy about the dignity that some

The Indian Chemical Co. have dis­ how is thought to belocg to their colcovered

a compound which acts with

lars and cuffs than those top lofty New

a ^^^a1gta~in-^¥u

Days, and to give immediate relief in

chronic cases and effect a speedv cure.

On receipt of 30 cents, in t'v^o coni.

stamps, we will send to any address

the prescription for this compound,

which can be filled by your homedruggist

at small cost. We take this means

of giving this discovery to the public

instead of putting it out as a patent

medicine, it beinsr much less expensive.

We will gladly refund money if satisfaction

is not given.


Crawlordsville, Ind.

Enjoy Life.

What a truly beautiful world wH

live in! Nature gives us grandeur of

mountains, glens and oceans, and

thousands ot means of enjoyment. We

can desire no better when in perfect

health; but how often do the majority

of people feel like giving it up disbearted,

discouraged and worn out

with disease, when there is no occasion

for this feeling, as every sutferer can

easily obtain satisfactory proof, that

Green's August Flower, will make them

free from diseases, as when born. Dyspepsia

and Liver Complaint are the

direct causes of serenty-five per cent,

of such maladies as Biliousness, Indigestion,

Sick Peadache. Costiveness,

Nervous Prostration, Dizziness of the

Head, Palpitation of the Heart, and

other distressing symptoms. Three

dose* of August Flower will prove its

wonderful effect. Sample bottles, 10

cents. Try it


them for 20 cents a pair or 3 pair for

50 cents, something never done before.

Some new Neck Wear on the same

value basis, 25, 35, and 50 cents.





i i 2 i

Je think we

Sfcfl AOtl

shown in 1 inckney, and invite every one to

,.aii ond ^--^t^w^toek,-|^^atislaetionr





PnCpCpC are advancing in prices rapid-

UUr r LtO ]y, and we 8hall beobliged to

raise our price soonTso come and buy a sunply

at once.




is a 35c. Tea or 3 lbs. for one dollar. We '

claim that it can i>ot be beaten bv any 5ft'

. „ .... ---.-. . cent tea in town, We do not give a five

dollar hill away with soap, but we do give a handsome Silver plated teW«

set, cons.st.ng of H knives 6 forks, 6 teaspoons, 6 table s^.nllC-ar shell

1 butter kn.fe, with True Blue Soap, 4 bars for 25c. and a chance thrown in

This is a chance of a life time. Clome. early and sreure achancc hSor??he»'

are ail sold. grWe wa„t al! the Butter and Etgs we can gel Ga%

paid for eggs. Respectfully, s uas *




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