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Mwtct c.xotir Ixirn uililot only
Is carefully traiiHplNtitcil l nc!i
Where all without l chilly, wr
II 1 al ic I rnife a luirtureil by true;
lvr. . '
he HntUa mate right worthy of I -1 -
I ruin nut tile iuamovc, eterllng linrilw
That .Jot I he valley, hllllope every-
ntll vk: grandeur reache the sub
lime. The nvivt exotic and the maive
trt each rnrl'-h'd thro' iniitiial eon
fldellic. Tendered or etrcngthelied a the i'ne
v may tie.
II velo-d for the tcloryofthe lord.
tie ftuiie aeited by such fmitut&l !
Po xtrviigthen well iiiyae-lf In coming;
A aliadowetl In a holy, brotherhood
That know Ho ntet-tloii, atst Ion a It
This i a struggling after lament
A struggle in obedience to the law,
A kept for tin In the one chaste
Our pattern, atwtlliite, our all In nil.
vs. - .
Live Business Paper,
t Vni a copy.
Three copies for live cent.
Twenty rent, for XX lue.
Hl copies fur 12 mouth tl.
lrr. I, t . ikii :,
I Amkvim.k, X. V.
1 IVi'jprirht ttinl Mttwyer,
W. I). JVHTWH,
Blacismllhlnt Curtail tod litis
Repilrlig iDi PUnttng.
allrM-liwlng a ieclahy.
thanking for at favora, he aolii'lti
a ixiutiuuaua or patrwuati.
H la well fliaa on
Market at rest.
WEALTH IN ONi: SOX(i.
"AFTER THE BALL" nets a younq
MAN $t,C30 PE1 DAY.
Tee Wol hMrrwrul IUIUJ uf the elw
ry A iwwr w ! i ! Ki Mm
l--llt II oi4lnl Aeuk to rim
(:-litil 1 irr-pi4n!iiv
Vn water. - '..It I a matter
ef . re than puarlug Intmjt that a Mil
trai e hoy ha broken tbe record. In
n, ... publkhrr and eeller. Everybody
u ' via sinirinir that irresistible bal
lad. Alter the Ball." Ttwi kuru
A ft- ... 111 ft t K Kl Of
A ft , dauovrs' )e-tie;. afler th ln
atai i ivrt kiarhliMI. If ftwimalil lmii tltm
Mui hB t hat kavi vaftffthc!. alter lit
fat hear I Tery where. an) It ia protiahlr
tha Die ' poccemful ftorie if the feutnrj
over 0 cuplea hartiiK lieen eoltl. It
la Mtiil ' nt no other aong evi-r auM toao
lartre . ttent, and it u certainly a fact
that no '"her 0"K erer nettexl Ita fon
poaer a I'irtune in a few month' time.
The tt of thia aontf. "After th
Ball," i. f : 1 1 1 of fautuan inrereat. The
worila m: l moaic were cunipuaed by
Charlea 11. Harria tn a Tew hoar, are!
the moat ratuarkabkt thing of all, ont
akle of ita poiralarity, la tliat the com
poaerttoean't know oairoai-al note from
an.ulwr' Ilarria In ftf Hebrew extrac
tion, ia 2tt yeerf of arn, ta aelf ednrateil
anil la the eoniuoanr of at leant 13 bal
U.U that are now ridtntf the tofituiiet
wave of popularity, lie la of email atat
ure, with rel hair awl blue eyea, and
haxl eked ont tbe nnual everyday exig
ence until a few tm n tin na a tew-ber
of the banjo. Today be ta one of the
rich men of Mirwankee and t enjoying
an income of over (l.UUU a day from the
alee of "After tbe IWL"
llama baa atniiu;led with all of the
phawa of poverty, but one morning aboot
ail niontha ago tie awoke to find himarlf
The rouipoarr inowed me a record of
forty amnaemeut enterrixra tlial w-r
umuir bl aonK u a fcaturn of Ue lr en
tertainmenta It waa tlm lruiK'!it to
public notlc. by a member of ila.k-n &
liart'a cotur itir late ia the etirluic. Ita
refrain haa Toi-U'l aronad the world
and ia now iw inic unir everywhere. Uo
where yon may, you can't gvt iut of ita
reach. It hat U n dublwd tbe ( oluui-
btan aoo( of the World'i fair, and osa
baa beard nothing elae there. The haada
have played it, the auloiata have atug tt,
and even the Dahoaaeyaai aaai Nuhain
at the Midway who can't apeak wont
of EngUak and Ike dancing Klrl of the
Peraiaa and Algerian tliamfatra bave
learned to hnin the tan.
"After tbe Ball" baa been a veritable
contagion. Proaa the Bowery ta Convjr
Waaa tt naa been the ballad of rhe awat-
mer. and inillioibi of Auiencunaiiri- ii.it
ing it. It in jul now tbe rage In Lon
don and I'ari., nd the Swiiu and Italian
mak-M of uin-ii' Nixce. and lwnd nrunit
have mimortaluetl It in theee in.itrn
mento of tortnrn, ami it popularity w ac
tually liMTraHiut; day by day. Cold
weaTher tuay frtfie it ool, or cholera
may route mid I'.ivule lHiUora w ith it, but
theee are nu n urniiee. j
That altitott a itiillhui copiee bave Ixira j
printed iidiI oll ia uo Biiruitee or matter j
of gueaawork. I called on Mr. lUrnx. !
the rowpoaeT. yeatenlay, and he verineil t
thie remarkable atatemetit by abowing I
me hia ortler book and caah receipta. j
Leaitmg dealera are ordering the eung in
5.0U1I lota, gud-aiarria' iiM oane baa aver- 1
aged fur aeveral week fl.JtWa day from '
the ale of hU aonir.
Tbe career the yonng rompiewT and ;
the utory of how he wrote "After the ;
liall" piMeeeeee many elements of roman- j
tic In lei eat He waa born In rVogh
keepnie, N. Y., ia leJl. When a year !
old, bin pacnte removed New . Yoyfc
city, where hia boyhot wan paaed
When 13 yearn of age. the boy came"!
with hia family tn Milwaukee, where he I
baa live. I ever ainc. When compara
tively young he began rompiwfug miuic,
ami thu far upward of 3u of hi cetn
poattiona have been publiahed. He never
had the advantage- of a muaical wlnca
tiou, but he Lake to ornate ami muaic
making aa naturally aa a dock take to
water. Ilia Drat conga were cold t pnU
liahera. bat ehortly after yonng lUrria
became hie own pnbliahar. Heveral
aiMig proved fairly ancceeaftil, and one
entitled "Kia and Let' Make l'p"
netted him M.unO. Bnt tt waa not nntll
he cunipoeed "After the Ball" that thing
began coming hU way in taJlyboa and
coupr. Harria told me, and I now give
for the Bral time the umplectory of how
Lb King 'waa written. Laat March the
Milwaukee tacyrlera were preparing to
giv an amateur entertainment. Mam
Doctor; a local etnger, called un Harrte
one morutng about a week before the
aliow and Baked him to write him a ong.
tlarria bad attended ball in Chicago
the night before and waa lying on a aofa
ia li ufllce when Ox'tor called. "I am
too tired, riaiu," aahi llama, "to try to
do anything juat How. 1 uu utl.-nug
from the fatigue of after the bal" Doc
tor urged nia claim, and finally llama
conaeuted to ei'Dipoee aouiething for hia
friend. " 1 will tell tbe reet of the etory
in hi own language: i
"Tbe wor l of my reply, 'After the
Ul," kept ruiglci; l-i my ear.-, aaI I
quickly recognized that 1 hl a catchy I
tale for aaon-r. 1 thought oat the veree.
and little by little the tune caaue to me.
and I fi led tbe word to It. finally tUe :
wholo thing devekpd, and it came tn i
me like tii inaptrattoa. I harried toal
muu: hotie and aacertainsd that no ,
muaic haul been pobUaneU oeanng the
eaineor a aimtlar title to 'After the Bail.'
Then 1 cent for Joaeph CluaJiT, the) or
cbeatra lewler, and jiU 5ic4 ont the piece
on the piano for him I rant read or
writ niuelo, bat I can play anything by
ear and I aaked him if be eookl write
tt 4pwn for ma, Clander can tfraap ami
write luuaio aa quickly a antenographer
can take a dictation, gad in aa hour or
an 1 bad the wurda aad unaia of 'After
the Ball' on paper.
"Well, I gave tbe manneiTipU to
Doctor, and after rebaamug it k
it fur the nrat time at the aauatew
atral aaow. I aa way back la the
booae. very aef vou over the oatexxne.
PoetW aaiig two rea 8 nary and fot
tremeudowa applaua. That ataggewt
him, and be forgot the taira. I left the
houa chagTUiad aad awrOAad, 1 threw
the manaauripta ia a rawer with a bit
of ntbbtaa, fully aetannhnit never to
pabUab m loofe a it aencn. Be the
people wkw heard it anicakaicd aba
(uui. i nd :t grewr .pn tiir. i ueonl
btiv wliulli: it a f"w day Liter,
f'u !.! (1uc: ' iiii r carriwl it to that
city, utid I h.nl two or t'irce Itwiulriea
for it. Two wet k Utr liitaun nf Boa
ton ,rurr-d o ropiea. I don't know
how it had got tlutt fur out. Tin
order ttnliicrd me to publish the coitg.
and ".he rentt it known. Today I bad it
U-l. icrailiio order from ihi tame IJnt. i
ho.uee or .( cipiea. I expect tlie cit
culalioii to touch the milium mark early
la rV-ptemW. I keep two printing
In it w at work ou my music, and luy
Lill for or work are to.OiMt twr
ua.li. U. II. Ymoeiiit.
SOUTHERN NEWS NOTES.
! f-pnlDf TmtA tm fe (.tee "
Wmt Hlv ReMbn.
Dallas, Tx Feb. I - A M Brit
Ion, well known In Kort WrTh ' ianH
umtneii im aut a nmur. flwiie
Biaa and general Baander. I new ta the
rnatndy ot LOiteil Btatea Manaai nam.
Britton wa a brother in-law of W. S.
lmti: eaahier of the rtrt Natioaal
bank of Vernon, who committed suicide
four month ago. Tha la-lu-tment an
which Brlttoa waa arreated charge" I kitn
with entbesaling arLi.ODK from the First
National bank of ji erooo, aakiag false
entrtea aad giving falsa repers to Ute
United btalaa comptriatler. tie waa ar
raigned before Judge Rector and given a
preliminary hearing. Hi bowl waa
nscd at rJO.Oao
Btatl.vuM a. Ala.. Feb. la - Mine
Me. I, of tha Tens ( nal. Iron and
Railroad company, at Bluotoa, a) oa Are
and ta burning oereety. Only one matt
Is known to have been snlToeated. at
though other mar bars bees. Will
West, a pumper, was the rtottnt. A
saaruaing party got bis body eat.
with watef. bat
the damea are still ragtag. From pce
ent imtli-atlona. the stoaeury loss wtll
be real. A boat oo miaer will be
thrown ool of employment for eevsral
week, probably kmger. The mine tas
largest la Alabama.
C'h iniiniA Feb. 17. Deal Porker,
a negro boy aged 10 years, wa unread
to a cinder, about 1 1 o'clock p. m. si the
Citico furnace, aat of Uu f ty . Us bed
fallen asleep Bear the narrow gBoge
track, over which the iron can or eal
drons, of ceethlng hot lag are handant
after each charge trout the fnrnaeev Ae
tbe engine puffed peat him the door at
tbe bottom of one of the ears fell end a
Brey stream of mot ten iroa gnahed ever
tha proas ftgure. bringing death without
a moment of waraiag or paia.
faTHtui don't forget to eall at ui r
Where you can get
MKAIX at all hour.
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