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THE CHARLOTTE MESSENGER
VOL. IV. NO. 31.
CHARI>OTTE, N. C., SATURDAY. FEB. 25, 1888
Tim ft Ann.Oninb
IlT«d k ihort while after the accMrat
sod rcteioed roDiriouwen oearly to the
left, ile died in aboat fonr hours after
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Xn the Intereat* of the Colorad Peopto
Ahle and wsH-koown writers will rantrlb
me to Its roliimnn from dilfereat rnrta nf tbs
rnunlry, and H will contain tb^tsst Osn
«-al News nf the day,
Trs UcsHaanui is a &ist rian newspaper
and wOi not allow peraocal abuse In Its ed-
umns. Itis not seotariao or parttean. but
i nJeprndrnt—dealing fairly by alL It re-
serTN the right to crlUdse tbe sbortcomiiigs
of all pnMir offlrials-~nimmendiiig ttao
worthy, and rrmnimendlng forelertion such
meu as In iU opinluD are best suited to aerre
tbe Intenwls of the people.
It K inteodod to supply tbe long felt need
of s newspapor to advocate the H.liis .rwl
defend tbe Inter.sto of tbe ...
eepei-lallv in the Fiediuont section
lAlteops in .ddramw.)
W.C. SMITH Charlotte NC.
6nw a Beard After Oeatk.
About thirteen years af;o Ral Clayton,
one of tbe I'mt known
coast, died Mrc of n fax cr. Ho was rich,
and his remsint wt-ry plated in a costly
metaUic casket willi a gla^a rato and
conalgned to a handsome tomb. Hia
wife, who was frantic with erief, placed
her diamonds on his shirt-front. The
stones were raiiinl nt Fearful lest
the sems would lie iskrn from (be miU
she placcit a waii-h at the tomb, and it
was msintainol for m.iny weeks. Clay
ton was a t'oiiiliemrr, and tbe body '*
dispo'ed of aboro p^uund.
A few daysapo Ccnrpo Dobbs, who
hts the care of the ccinelcry. was pos
sessed with a riiriosily lo visit Hal Clay-
ten's tomb, nnil si-c urinp the keys of the
vault took a look at tbe miiaius. llewai
astonishcti lo liud that Clayton’s beard
and intisUelic had Rrown under the plans
case to such an estent that they reached
below bis knees. Tbe beard wst
brown color, cxlcndintf in wavy
over Ihu laidy and bavins a |>«rreidly
healthy appesmnee, as it mipht nave had
on a iivins man. T1id Inuinl had l>cca
growinp in ibis way 1- r tioricen yenra.
Clayton had a rtimaniic life. Me was
rnsased to a hanilsonio youns pirl in the
hoiilb and left Her lo seek h« fortune.
6he became tirwl of his absence, and,
teltins out lo And him, diifted boraelcst
and friendless from one mininp camp to
annlhir. After yean of this lifcshemet
her fmmer lover* but w.as s«chanced hy
her wendcrins life that he relusrd to
marry her. After hia repndtation of hts
old sweetheart he Iwcame sick, and
when lying at dralh's door she ramelo
his Ixerlside and mined him Wk to
health Filled with pratilndc at her de
votion, he rencweil the alTociion of hii
youlh and marrh-xl her, She proved a
devoted wife, and when hr died she built
at largo ev|Mms- ilie xaiilt where his r«-
mains now lie. and in which his besrrl
has been s"’"'"'-’ y**'"'
Whether the dinmomls arc on h s shirt
front is not known, as the benrtl hides tbe
body from the knees up.—fursoft (A’#r.)
Chleeae Table Etiquette.
As soon as the stesta are seated oo the
Bate, twn, and soni'-linies three, small,
low tables are bnnishi tn each. On tbe
one immediately in fiont of him tbe
snest flnds seten Utile coveted bowls.
On the secntid latle will be five other
bowls. The third, a very small table,
should hidd three bowls. Take up the
dtop-aticks with ibe right hand, re
move the cover of the rice bowl with
the aeme band, transfer it lo the left,
end plKC it lo the left of the table.
Then iwnnve the rover nf the bean aoup
and idare it on the r'tce rover. Next
take up the rke bowl with the right
baad. pasa it to the left, and eat twr>
mouthfuls with tlie rimp aticks. and
then drink once from Ibe arrop lowl.
And ao on. with the rdber dlsbea—
sever owltinp to eat some rice brtwens
mrh mouthful of meat, fish and eeg*'
tabica. unleis yrm forget which la yo
mewth and which is your right heed,
Four hnodnsl and one farmers’ allian-
have be^ orgauixed
An incendiary bnrnerl the re^dcnca of
Mra. ttsundeia, in Beaufort county. A
ward ta offered and effurta to capture
m are Itcing mailc.
Rev. II. O. PearaoD, the famnus revi
valist, will hold meetings in Ncwlscrne
for the next fortnight. He goes to Wil-
ibgtoa March Itith, le remain a month.
Calvin Stockton, colored, baa been ar
rested at Winston charged with having
causerl the death of (leorge Harris by
striking him ii]ud the head with a slick.
Adeline Allrn, a negro woman tried at
Winston, N. C’-, for murdering her in
fant by drowning it in a mill-jrond, has
lieen convicted of murder,
mcndalioD (or merry.
Mike C'nok and William Ix-nding. the
negroes charged wllh burning the
of Oifori, will !« tried at the ncxi
of Durham Superior Court, tlic eas
ing been moved there from >ranvilic
Joseph Doricb and Elealiury Sasser, O'
crocs, hsvu been orreeted at Goldalmi
fur robbing John G. Coze, a iiruminei
farmer, on the ridgeway near that idsc'
They "held up” Coze and got aft hia
Within the next two years the North
Carolina State board of etlucation con-
tcmnlstcs doing a good deal in the
of uraiuagu aud opening of the
WUfs of lands it holds, aggregntiug very
nearly 800,000 acres.
The North Curolins Colored Teachers'
osaoeislion meets in RaK-igb Juue I'Jtli,
at Shaw uoiversily. The proitranime b
very complete. The meeting coniiniies
six days. Rev. Joseph C. Price is pr»i-
dent of the assneUtion.
Miss Josephine Williams wm liiinied
to death at her mother's residence neat
Raleigh. 8be eaucbl tire in the bouM
and rushetl out. Atln-n Hie family raught
her, all her clothing, save her sli
beeo burnetl off.
A gold mine in Lineolo county has
just been sold to English CApitalisls, and
other imrly of Englishtuen. who not long
ago bought the noteil Christian mine in
Montgomery, are preparing lo s|H'iid
three hundred tliuiiaand dollars in its '
fjgit week three men were arrcstwl
Iredell county on the ebnl]|t^ of having
nssossiiintetl Alirahnm Barker in hisinoth-
er's house. Another man, iianieil Wil
liam Ilepler, has lieen arrcsusl i-liargiil
with coniplicity in the aime ulTciise,
is in jail at ritatesville.
A coloitil man, while etignged in
ting down trees near t'biirlotte
eaiight under a falling tree, mid insi
lykillel. -V similar acciileot iktii
dI not the same lime, another mlond i
man being cm.gbl iioder n falling ] :>" “>■
tree and pnibalily fatnlly woimdeil.
I At Halisliiiry, N. C., Jolmson »k Item , i
say's telmreo factory was bunierl, with'
all its maehinery nnd stock
Neivs haa reebed Raleigh of a murder
io Tatam's township, Columbus county.
A venerable negro, named Bquire Geor^
was to bis bouse seated in a chair in front
of the (ire, when he wm approached
from the rear and knocked on the head
axe or some other liesvy inalni-
It hat liccii discovered that a
North Caro- young negro woman. Alice Brown, com-
mitl^ the crime. Hhc lias licen aircsled
and is in jail at Wblteville. No rniise
fur tills murder can be discovered.
A meeting of the sloekholdcra of the
South Atlantic and Northeastern rsilway
at Southport^. C , lias renewed tbe con-
ffdence of the yieoplc of that section at
the ultimate Imilding of the road. Offi-
evre aay all that reinaina In make it a
success is fur the (leoplc along the line to
aid it by pruiivr subscriptions. It is
claimed that this road will open tbe enal
fields of North C’lrolina. Virginia and
Tennessee, and as a consequence it is a
leading part of the scheme that Bnutli-
[wrt is to become a coaliog stalion.
Charles Randolph, of Greenville, has
for four weeks.
Mr. John Pnipxt, who lives three miles
from Halsellville. had bis barn dcstroved
by fire. It confaired his corn, foddi
fiiur flue mutes, nod one home. Theborse
as saved. Itis supposed to have Itcen
.'t on fire. Then; was no insurance.
Justice Davis has issued a warrant for
mail named Neal, a United Stales court
ritness from Edgefield. Neal sold bis
|>ay ccrtitieiile to one (lerty and his nsrole
' another, and departed from bis Dome,
le warrant was handed to tbe aherifl,
ir> will make the arrest.
A eom)ian.v. eonsisting of John D. Mar-
shall, FrofessorC. II. JtidsonandGeorgt
Wi-stmori'land have bought the Green
ville H. C. ice mills. The sale "f the
luill wa.s made to satisfy n morlgngc held
l>v Mra. SiiHoii ilall. of Charleslun. S. C.
The properly sold for gu.tlikl. xvhich ii
only (tiuh nbove tin- amount of the morl
Jim Brooks, who wa* reernt'y lodged
in jail at Greenville charged with for
gery. had a hearing before I'niterl Slates
('ommissioiier lleywooii. Bowks pre
sented II false claim against the govern
ment for mileage as a wilness iu the Uni-
oiirt. He wns placed
Uind of |Ap for his nppeamneo nt the
August t^ro of court In this city.
.Icasic Belrhor was nrreste«| nt tlreen
vilic with breneli of Iriial. T. U. Marlin
claimed that he listi given Belchor a
watch to have fiscri for him. but lhc_ de
fendant Mwap(K-d the watch for an infe
rior one. While iN-fore JiiMiee Davis.
Belrlior was nsked »lint lie liad In say lo
tlia charge, nnd in reply, K«il ibnl be
had diiiii- ns slnlitl and di-scrvial punish
incut. He was given twenty ilnys in jail.
.\n ex|>eriiiienlal f.aetory, for the man.
iifneliirc of plain and che.apnien n palits.
Sheriff Bellamy, who ia one of the most
vjgiUat offlecra, oavi he heard of the at
tempted wreck by accident and did not
obtain the facta from the railroad antbor-
itie^ although an emytloya of the road
os approached upon the aubject. There
* six negro prisoners confined io the
uaael county jail, charged with attempt-
g to wrack tmina on this rood.
In Mitchell andDougberty enun iea,the
acreage io melons hfi^lnerenaed from two
te throe hundred per cent, If this liicfeasc
is general througnmit tho melon growing
aectioDS, tbe growers may expert a glut
in tbe markets, and in that event the
melon crop will prove as unsatisfactory at
the cotton crop.
Bethune Junes, of MrlledgcviUe, wai
hillen by a mad dog last September, and
has aufferrd none scarcely until a few
days ago when he liegan W complain,
and soon afterwards was thrown into viu.
ipasms and fila. It is now asceiiained
ns has livdropholiis and is not e
pected to live.
Fire at Gcals, FIs., biirnetl almut
dozen business bouses and residences,
and caused a lou nf alinut 960,HHI; in
surance is about $30,000. Tbe enusc of
the tire is unknown.
F. D. Poiirport, confidential clerk of
Alnlph ricbriclicr, Ireasurer of tbtx New
Orleans Cotton Exchange, is a defaiiltci
Two brothers named Bciith were killed
in BD attempt to arrest an Irdian at Ben-
ROBTH. BAST ARD
D. R. Locke, lictter known lUfTei
lenm V. Nasby. edtlor of the i Toledo
Blade, is dead. ^
The United States Senate Ma
firmed the nomination of Alex MfiC'
be Asaistant Treasurer at New Yofk.
Near New Orleans si-veu out at eight
cnliirexl jicruins crossing the Mississippi
in a skill were drowned.
Thirteen prisoners esc3|Ktl from the
jail at Newark. Ohio, by digging through
the floor. Two bad la-en wntetina'
A lamily consisting of father, mi
and daughter, at Camden, N. J.. iirei
of tiichinocis. The \)oisonel |«ork
The City of Pekin, arrived nt
Francisco from Chinn sud .lapan. is the
fifth steniuer of that line in «
ilb small|Hjx on iKiarxi.
In Cliic.igo Ralph I,cc wns convicinl
nt the attem|ilc«l ssHBasinnlion of his
Bicp-falhcr, the ImnkiT Itewsoo,
teiieetl to eighteen months in the county
Ninety |kt cent of the insurance com-
lumics in New York have sigiicil a dm-u-
luent looking to the rr-cstnlilislimciil of
the old iiisimincc tariff in that city.w liicli
oosBiP raoM vnclb baxb’ oap-
■■rBaarLaw Halters arc Deist,
CcoarMsIacal asA Oabar Rews.
A hill appropriating l-IO.OOO for a piilv
lie building at Roanoke, Va., waa paased
A petition was presented to the Senate
.ly Sir. Blair. It eontained 1.5,000 names
and bad Itccn ctrculatcil by the W. C. T.
U., and the Knifritlsof Ijaltor. It is in
fsvor of legislation for the Itelter iwtec-
tion of women and girla. Mr. Blairaaid
that the traffic in young girls in the great
cities had become so noiorioiii and in
famous as to secure signers from sll |•rf8
of the country to this (vetton.
Tho bill te exempt American roas^
iso uiling vessels, pilolcti by their
licensed misters or by United Slates
pilots, from the obligstinn to luty Slate
pilots for aervices whieb are not aclimlly
rendered, was defeated by tbe House
Committee on McrcUanl Slarioe. Tho
committee haa given considerable alien-
te the matter, aod heard many |)er-
who were inleresteii. aod the di-
D waa ao close that an aye anti no
waa noceasary lo determine the com-
mittec'a feeling. Persistent efforts liave
lM!on made for twenty-three years past to
Bcctire the passage of such a bill, and last
year ihev had ao far succeeded as to se
cure the favorable report of the rocasi
from the committee. Mr. Hatch will p
nt the reiiurt to the House.
The End of the Strike.
Tbeminciaof ShcDBodoah. Pa, r
In Itebbin'a Opera-House to act on '
order for resumption of work. Tlic lo
could not Bccommoilal*' them, although
almost two thniiund persons gaiae'l ail-
mission. Two voles wen- taken, the first
ix-ing almost tmanimoi-sly against going
After addreaaes by ,lames Brennan, of
the joint rummillec. James Maakcll and
others, who siniMl thill the strike was
lost ns fought so for. Hist mnnv fatnilien
were starving, witn no lioiw of si«-cdy
relief, and that llic offer nunii' wns fair
and rc-iisonulxlc. a second vole wns taken
dcrat'Kxl that the I.vhigh Valley fomps-
ny has agre«l lo the same terms as the
Heading t.'onitmny. nnd that work will
also Im' resumed at their lOllieries there
UtRRItf roi.l.w Sl'IT.
At a meeting of the Kniglita of Ijilmr
held at Ashland. Pa . it was ilecidcil to
otwy the insinictioiis lo return lo xvork.
The Earth fracketl.
A reinarkulilc |ihrnomen')i
Us-lf near Akron. Ohio,
mirniug. P.s.[ile in the vicinity
NEWff ANITMOTEB POBWOIBX.
wlon (« ^
A very new bracelet U • mei« thrMfi
of gold aet wilh a rough emerald.
Diamond hairpins, jeweled both at
point and head, are now fashionable.
Pale and deep tan plush skirts are wora
with dreiaeaof variousroloraoud fabrieo.
gowns of pale suede have while
eatA^nd a trimming of goldl
Young ladies trim their black MIk
iwns very effectively wilh silverand cut'
The I’rincFst nf Wales is forty-thlM,
but she makes up so well aa lo paaa (ot
Dainty home toilets are almott inw
riably made with a belted cersiga irf
Bannois of dark-groen velvet m
ipangleil with jet and trimmed with
black moire ribbon.
Cashmere lionneta, with pinked edra
and cajH sewn inside, nro in vogue 7m
babies and little girls.
In a recent publiealloo a womas aa-
nonm cs that she is the only woman int-
del Icciuicr iu the world.
Very new dinperies are straight
hreidihs, showin'r ili'-ir selvagei, which
sre lurtlicr a-cenled by a liiiiiig of pint
The oltlext old maid in the country is
Miss Betsy S.xrgvnt,' of Cvalurbury. New
Hniiipt-hiie. clie was one huudrM years
old lost July.
Oxydirvd silver Iece-p=ns in the form
of a turkey's claw are jopular. Another
new design repicsents a silver log with
a tiny gold fri>g upon II.
The wife nf Don. M. DickimoD, the
new I Htmavier-Gcoeral. ii a iumdsuine
wuma-i, tall, wilh auburn hair, deer
Lomplcviiin, nnd large dark eyes,
White ribb’jD, folded, or birely show
ing the edge and ending in a liny bow
uuisixle ii btill the fashion fur the neck
sod s eeies nf dark woolen gowns.
Tbe Print css of Wales, it bM been re
ported, liM a velvet basijnc tr.mraed wilh
[iln k -ong lia'rcil fur. Bnsc|urs. it need
l,ardly In.- luld, arc now in foshioti.
The ciintuiir of tbe bead is best dia-
playeii by a low coil of hair. If ooe haa
a Greeion profile, the small, high Psyche
knot is hucomiog, as well as fashionable.
Skirts nf ctois barreil Bengalioe and
watered silklrc fashionably worn wtth
p'llonaiws nr basques and draperies of
l-a^l■mere of barmoiiiotis or coutraating
The SI. Ixiuis Jt'p-iNi.-tn, having dta-
covered that llic belles of that town ora
growing ihiMiicr, expreaset a fear that
the n-ninen will ultimately disappear al-
With eoslumei of light tan camel’s
of T. W- Itevi
There was m
iiildlngs, the tolHicci
J. I-. llcrricl;. A
was in danger of dv
insurante on Ih
At Eli/J«l>rtlt City, N. C., iiiiknowii
■mons entcnnl the dental tiflicc of .1. II.
White ami rolrlafll him of all his dcni.sl
instruments and appaiiHus, and trieti te
set fire to the btiibling by turning over
, after putting krrusi-nc and
iiai>er the fltxir. But sirangt! lu say
it ,>nly [uiriially burned,
ironr Scales has cotnmulcd Ibe
death sentenre of Adeline Allen, a eolor-
ctl wnninii, to imprisonmnit for life in
tbe iwnilnotiary. Bbe murdeml her in
fant rhibllsst autumn by Ihrowin/ it
intnamill j«ond near Winalou. The ap-
plicntlon for rommulation of m-ntem-e
was signed by Ibe judge, sadieitor nod
Revenue officem. finding some irregu
larities going on at the Ironded distillery
of J. H. England A (*o., oearMorganton,
seized the distillery wilh all the fixtiiren
and I T-'i gallons of whiskey. ril»rekee(>rr
I). F Denton and all the distillery firm
were held in s bond of three bundled
dallan each for appearance Iwfore the
The roaring noise io the wells
ricluity of Olmwood, Johnston -
N. C.. eontinuea. The same phi
non la now reported io Duplin county.
At nearly regular intervals, one well there
on tb^remwesof C. Bynl. is tbits affcrl-
ed. The sound is that of Imiling and
trctnbling, aod is audible at a distance of
nearly s hundred yards from tbe mouth
of tbe well.
Tbe body of a negro man was found in
(he suhnrhs of Raleigh, lying in a pool
of blood. The l>ody was that of Anarrw
Feuner, who had a atore nmrliy. Two
negroea, with whom hr bud recently '
hmvo become ao giddy that yen can not i.jgrbt were aneated. While Fenner'
tell your left hand fr- m a chnn-stlck or I i^idy wm laid not in his atere awaiting
yoBT rice bowl froBtyow thiro table.— | ibesrrlvni of the coroner, a negro nsmnl
CkirtM Tribu**. [ Alfred Petare broke late tbe placa -and
— I stele a pockrthook ami other artfclea
De Btnua, tbe Africu cipierer. my* rrom tbe dead maa's pocket. Pearce wm
tbenpper Congo reglMterpM with itovv. | catBurnd and tailed.
n. hmi q—U.ta Oi uw- Iq> i», .ui«J
Tuner Don, fell back
n# (tatad large qaaaUiiM
•ome of the village*, and tbey
offered to bite lor sauil! qnaatltlee^
favda. irKHe be STM doatliw down IM
rlrw ba taw ta eight dagt olepbHti
tlMe the beak.
■ninrgiil si-ulc. .\Im
mil i liildrcn lire cni|
mil u huiiilriHl luiiriil
Iteinuim JiMii-s anil liis wife, of I-nni-ss-
or ciiniity, S. went III a mill, a few
nili-s away, leaving ul Imnir Ihcir fmir
liibln-n, il blest ngeil nine years nnd
be Youngi-sl eigliiccn inimllis. Sliunly
ifler llii-ir ilcivirture the older children
liH-kcil the vimngi-st in the Itousi- iinil
buill a fin' near mie corner of the biiild-
It'll they foiinil their
lonitcti the eliiUirrn.
gard to the Western
rnilriivl rule wi\r. Over the wlinle tern-
involved Hie comiMmii-s uffeelid
have lost in two weeks in the nciglilHir-
h.uKi nf $2,(M)0,I)0I).
The jury in the casi' of August llelzke.
nt Cliieiigo, HI-, chnigiul wilh lu'uling to
death with a strap his litlb- stepson.
Max Oilman, relurncil a venliel this
iniing tiiiilingihe priiutner guilty, and
fixing the jicniilty al death.
Eight firemen were caught iiniler the
falling wall of a burning building, at
■New limnswick. N. ,1.. and were seri-
msly injured, and snolhcr of the same
ciimimny was run over by an engine. 1 wo
of Ibe llnnicn will ilie. Tltc fire wns of
At St, .Milan's, Vermont, lire broke
I hImiuI midnight in the St. Allmn's
hospital. The hospital wa inplctely
gutted, nnd two out of eight patients
• Kiiflocaled. There was no male help
i-ni, and no sjiei'inl provisions bad
I mailc against lire.
while Hie enrth roi'kiil. the ciinviilsiom
liring nrci'eileil by lerriflc reji
plosion. A great fixsure r
the oaly sign of the strange ii
Piiiple tbil from Ihcir hoiisei
'■ ' prevailed
n the earth
The anli-probiliilionisls of Bsblwi
lUDty have nitlnlrawn Ihcir |»eiiiion fi
Ml*. Tmlil. a sisler-in-lHW of Mrs. Ali-
rsham Lincoln, is stepping at the Central
ifel in Valdosta.
Mr. Riite'rt Momly of fllynn counlv,
Bs kilbsi by tbe lever of a liml>er ran.
, he lever came down on him while sit-
,jog on the longue, and split lus head
o|H'n. killnghim iniUmly.
Tho Allwov Oa. street railroad ia an aa
sureil fart. Atemt $15,000 of the $25,000
reiiuireil has been sutwciibeil. The flrat
tramway will extend from the imion de-
[lot up Washington and Broad streets to
the mineral artesian well.
At the sawmill ot W. C. Gentry. Mr-
rtoffnTd hiul his arm cm nil at the elbow.
He wax bandliug temlier and tell again*
('«aae «r Celtew FIrea.
A New York letter snys: The
w hile il
Mnrali, who forged
on some of the leading
men bants of Cbipley. has been raptumi
and bandied by tm>per authoritks. Thir
ty dollars rewanl will Iw paid aa anon as
itecided by a conviction in Iho tu|i«rior
Tbe ncgr.t^om Manih, Ihe . .
white Mp^frarrieil lo Ibe nwinty jail by
Cofiatdfiie Hardy, at f'hipley, leaped
from the train while In full apml. hand
cuffed. Ilcmaile gixal hb raeape. Tbe
laat heard id him be wm liq^ng soma
of hb nrgru friendi te luo«i ab haoda.
'liicy irfuMnl to do tp. ' Ab addUtenal
drwiar MB Whlteit WM nuBiaB and I "“J**
WM Boariy c«t ta two ptaoea. The mw Tucker.
atTBCk Wm acroM the taltock aad fiut' WMBrtaklcy bMbMa antitadtaRua-
Ixuinl I'f fire and marine underwrite
have investigatnl the recent cotton lire*,
jnil have decided lliat the fault must lie
lai-l to the plaotcrs. The underwriter*
contend that the sewing of Iwle* is so
faully that Urge Rjiores are left which
« the rntlon lo (Isngi'r from fin-s.
underwriters invilnl a cominitlc-
A case is on reconi a man wlin pos
sessed Hie hsb"t of sln-]iing on Ins Gai'k
with the right leg rrosM-d over the left.
His (laughter, «li le still nn bif.int in the
cradle, exhilillril Ibe same puculiarilv.
nie poss.bility of imitation, conscious or
imrnnsifious. il here obviouslv excliideil,
A ense has Ivceii ici>orted totlic writer of
smnn whuhad thu habit of altcrnsluly . ...
flexing and extend ng Id* great toe while , ifie
lying in tied. lib gr.in (son developed
tnexame ha'Ht. though quite ignor.inl nf
his granilfatliei's [K'lUliarily, Rilmt
reroids a curious instance nf a domestic
vrvsnt who exbibileil nn incifable vice
of loqusc ly. rihe talkeil inccx«nlly to
any on* who would listc-’. to nnin.at*. te
inanimate obiects, and even to herself.
When upbraid d wilh her folly. «he
a.vid il wa* not her fiudt, n* her father luul
possessed jut the ssme habit, and bad
almost driven her mniber distracted by
iu —UAdMiAec's Aiuroaf.
Iiir. sud a''onmpanied by a cloth boaiws
of like hue.
Tho Chiengo AVics, without mincing
matii^x. ndmit-thai "the genuine Chicago
eomplesiun b undeniably grimy,” a»d
ilini "few I hleago Women ever hafo
really clean face-.”
Miss I oiiisa Corbin, a niece of Anitta
Corbin, now at Nice, has become en
gaged te Mr. Ilornce M'alpole, nenlMW
nnd heir of Lord Orford. Tbe wedding
will lie ia London in May.
ollars, frills, iabiita, fichus, plastrona,
vest-s—cti-ry shiipc, form and color of
DCi, lace, ribbon, nr muslin, is now ad-
inisaible fur neckwear, but care must be
usiui lo lit ibem te Ibeir uccaaion.
All lhes|>olsuftlie leopard may now
be had u|M>n a walking hat direct from
I undon. an'l n good part of tlivm upon
Ibc bands and Iik>|-*. now the accerted
:lo[ieil I gnrnilurc for brown felt hats and dob-
A Tonthful ITealher Frnpket,
The six-year o'i) aon of a Kentneky
Btao is sc tiilrlD" noiorirty as a weother
_ propbrt. Tiie ch’ld is small for hi* ago.
miniiice 1 ‘“d cunool y« talk plainly, but has ilt-
E.ctaq,. .1.™ a£ri.ss."“iS;'ir
rday evening. 'Htey not flisl the | wb . are resiairtablc and
tignlion, aod staled tint they woubl
ihortly i*»ue rule* and regulations which
must itc aillteri'd to in lisling cotton if
pliotrn aod shippers wsoteii insiiranm.
The eolten men agreed fully with Ihe
underwrilcni, and at the next meeting of
the Exchange they will recommend Ih.il
cotton not Iwled Hcconliogte the forth-
eiimiog rules shall not be dealt in upon
He Unt n Nwell.
The amistant [wwlmaaler at El Paso
Del Norte, Texas, ha* lieen arrested for
mill ndtbery. He ahalmrted. at various
timn. valuaMe artlelea frum Irtiera [loss-
ing through tbe office, nraoug them some
diamonds intimded for i'rrsnlent Profino
Diaz, in tbe city of Mexico. Nioeleen
dtamuuda, valuH at $10,000. bare been
recvivercd by the offirer* making (he ar
rest, and a elua haa Iwen found lo others
that were imwned or given away. The
name of the enlprit i* Flowry, mhI ho
hiu iiHurmi In the nwell virclca ot aociety
until DOW. It waa known to the post-
office ButbDriticn for Susie moaths psrt
(hst (ben wm oumetblug wtom in Ibe
K1 Faso gffice, but do tnngRde proof
Mmld be obAiil mlU Um ^y oi hA
other philan hropists, of I-ondou. am
perfccling plans for furnishing work-
abojW and tewing machine* where poor
am'lrcascs ran go and use Ibe macbinin
r small cost. ^
Fashion insists nn Ihe abeolute abwa-
doonivnt of Mack xtoekiogs and patent
Icatherslipjvr* with eventngdraw. Only
one kind; and that the rotor of the tan
iiieilr glove, can be worn, and stocklnga
aud siippcrt must tnaleh.
It is an interesting fact that allbougk
(he appointment cl l'o>i maiter-QsBtrsI
Vila* to the i-ecreiarrahipof tho Interior
\ Has to move ibmu one iitsee in the llae
nfeibim'l ladiei al Ibe White HooM in-
Tbe "high art” craze in London and
raria has about donn asay with the
tight sli-eve, iu which the arm had quite
Ibe effect tu a ■nusai.e rnll, though it in
iiuc'iliuied if s-imenf Ibediapeil. itsshad
Bil l piitled affn'rt Hut rep'm-e it are not
wen more of montirtviius.
While and go d is tliroiighout a favoe-
ile Mtniliina'iun. Young tnalroM par-
tcularlya.vit evening gown* of white
brosd lolli. flannel or chuddar doth,
heavily enl iheil with guhl -silver. lOO.
sometimes—and Ih'- biO'y liirtbev np-
[vars in Kith hit*aud boonel*.
Aa .Xoli-t'clibwey Tnsuraoee Com-
pany” ba» been i atsbl isbe I in DeaiDark,'
in which yuiing women l-e-ianiagnt the
age of U can insure Ibemseire* (ora
iri ling sun. II they mairy they forfeit
oil claims. Iiut R they remain spintten
untd to tbey aie entitied lo a amalt an
Twn startling, net to sty lomnatle,
eveols have truospired at Vaasar UoBegn
‘hIK ifi rnry aimple.'’aaul the ladr. smee-tbo opening ..ftbe
•‘Vtm ju« turn a buinmand tho light | -KS?®
a lime. Another fair dantsol fill
bite the rollegr Uko asd WM rascDod by
i| every rain.hail storm or snowspi
1 even the light shower* aud -priokle*
p'entifui in tho spuing ofllmyear.
c day tcreollv, while the »im wasbla--
; down witU'inIrtise heal, ilm child
n- Into Ihe ho-i-ofrom the yanl.wlier*
bad Itren inlen ly gazing nt tho
Imiven*. and pTwilclcil a hmvy rain-
iterm. to Iw fo'liiW'-d hr * |>e» u-e fall of
hail. In the afterniHiu bi* prophrey w.vs
rifieil by a bravy storm.—C'/ncsy*
Jaat Htw It it Itann.
Speaking wilh a young lady a gentle
man racniinimd ihM bo had fad'd te
keep abreast of the tcienlillc ndvanre of
the age. ’’-or iuatanre,” he anhl, "I
don't know at'all Itew the inc.imlesreat
electric lighi,which is now usod in eoms
butidinga nnd iwilway ctrs, is pro
t hTtau look itRi.O'iy iwrod-.ihr bulk | TmTHiTr Vltrtfte- to •••■*
Il bdo^ uaed by (bo Urd icfinant * **