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I. U CAMPBELL. , 1. R. CAMPBKLL
FaT)llali3r3 and Proprietors.
JOFFICE-lii Underwood' Bride Baililin;;,
over Express Office.
7 , oun OXI.Y
RVTrcs" OF ADVKItTISlN-O.
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Advrtlius bill will ba rendered quarterly.
AU Job yrk must ba PAID Kob OS DRi.urh'v.
. Wrt TToitm From 7 . ni. to 7 p.m. Run.l7
Miiil arrives f ruin the south an 1 leaves noine north
10 a. in. Arrives trom the u.ntli an I leaves sing
ir ith at 1:33 p. hi. Kur Siuislaw, Franklin an! tang
T a, Huso at 9 .M. on WelnesUy. for Cmwfurds
vMlo, Csmp Creek au'l Brownsville at 1 p.m.
fatten will be roa-ljr for ielivorjr half un hour after
nvul of tnlilis. ItLe--s sliouM Is! left Ht tho ofltee
rue hour before msils depart.
A. 8. PATTERSON. P. M.
EnoKKB 1MMi Ko 11, A. F. ami A. St.
Sleets first ami third We Incs-lavs In each
-lWSCsS. '" Bl'TTE I.OIX1K No. i) I. O.
if yjj O. F. Meets every Tueslay evening.
"''"W' WlM.WIII.A EsOSMFMItST Ko. (I,
neets on tu M an I 4tli elnes.lav in eiten month
CLEAVER & KENOlRSOri,
Eugene City, Oregon.
r OOM3 OVER GRANGE STORK, first
11 door to th rk'lrt. n stain. Forur.'ily
eitn ol u. w. JTitch
Nitrons Oxide Gas for painless extraction of
J, C. BoJon,
23 E3 2ST 13? 3C s n? -
' WELSH & HOLON-
1FKICE Ninth St., opposite tho St. Charles
Hotel, up atairs.
Nitmiu Oxide Ga for paiuless extractiom of
DR. L. M. 0AVIS
HAS LOCATED Y E UM AN E N TL Y IN
Euwue. OIHce first building north of
the A'tor House, up BUirs. Charge reason
able and nil work Win-nt'jd for tivo years.
T. W. Shkltos, M.D. T.W. Harris, ?.L D.
Drs. Shelton &. Harris,
PIIYSICIAAS & SURGE0XS,
Kukciia City-f Orcinn.
PIIVSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office on Ninth Street, oppoalte the St.
rharlea Hotel, and at Itealdenre,
FWORNR CITY OHFIGON.
Dr J. C. Shield s
OVFER3 HIS PROFESSIONAL SER
vicea to the citizen of Eugene City and
urro;indinir countrv. Special attention iven
to all OBSTETIUCAL CASES and UTE
INK DISEASES entrusted to his care.
Office at the St. Charles HoteL
DR. JOSEPH P. GILL
C AN BE FOUND AT II IS OFFICE or res
idence when not professionally engaged,
sjttice at the
POST OFFICE DRUG STORE.
Residence on Eisrhth street, opposite Prcsby-
Dr. F. Walker
HAS LOCATED IN EUGENE CITY,
Oregon-office at St. Charb-n Hotel
aad will treat the following diseases: Consump
tion (Phthisis Pulmonalis), Bronchitis !!
-njitJs,Brights' l)iseaeof the Kidneys, Dropsy,
Kheumatism, Peritonitis, Erysipelas, Dypthe
Tia, lhnpeia, Nasal Catarrh, and other dis
ease to numerous too mention.
Satisfaction guaranteed or no pay.
Oct 3d, 187&
GEO. B. DORMS,
ATTORNEY & COUNSELLOR at LAW
Office on Willamette street, Eugene City.
BOYD & MILLER, Proprietors,
KEEP OOXSTASTLT OX BAXD,
DrUd Keats of all kia ts. Tallow.ste
U W a ehaaks from to J cents.
' J. S. LUCKEY, m
DEALER IS .
Clocks, Watcnes, Chains, Jewelry, ett,
Repairing Promptly Executed.
J. 8. LUCKEY,
EUewortli ft Ca's brick, Wfllamette Street
TRISITS 1TEW DESIGN'S' OF STAN
I 4 I 3 A.
iL dar4 brands at
ALEXANDER. . H-Jrth of the Teac
South l.ngeno Precinct: office at Court Hon
ASTOU HOUSE-Cha. llakcr. nron. The
omy nwt-clM. hotel in the city-Willamette
street, one door north of the post office.
ABRAMS, W. IL A BRO .-Planing mill,
sash, iloor, blind and moulding manufactory,
kigl'tli street, east of mill race. Everything
in our line furnished on short notice and
BEX f LEY, J. W.-rrivate hoarding house.
EOLON, .T. c.-Snreal and MechnnicaHVn.
! Ninth bt, opposite St. Charles Hotel
..H...u,v.uiriui ijuvram ana ivirl sts.
mithn'naf ........... 11 .1 . .V
BOOK S rORE-One door south of the Astor
' ,uil "CK assorteil box raners
BOYD 4 MILLER Meat Market-beef, veal
mutton, iwrlc and lard -Willamette street'
( between Li;;lith and Ninth.
CLEAVER, J. W. (ieneral variety store and
agricultural implements, southeast comer of
llhmette and Seventh streets.
CHRISM AN,- SCOTT -Truck, hack and ex-.
pronnn. All orders promptly attended
to. 0!H;a at cxprey oifice.
VUAIN UROS.-Deahr in Jewelry, Watch
m, CIocks mid Musk-al lustrumenU-Wil.
lamette street, between Seventh and Eighth.
CALLISON, I!. G. Dealer iu groceries, pro
visions, countrv Produce.
stationery, etc., Boathwest corner Willamette
and 9th Sts.
DORRIS, B. F. -Dealer in Stoves and Tin
ware-M illamctte street, between Seventh
DURANT, WM,.-Meat Market beef, pork,
veal and mutton constantly on hand Ninth
ctrcet, between Pearl and High.
ELLSWORTH k CO.-Druggists and dealers
in paints, ons, etc. -Willamette street, be
tween Eighth and Ninth.
FRIENDLY. S. H.-DeaW in dry poods,
clothing and general merchandise Willam
ette street, between Eighth and Ninth.
GUARD OFFICE-Newspaper, book and job
printing ofltce, comer Willamette and Eighth
streets, up stairs.
GRANGE STORE -Deals rs in general mer
chandise and produce, coiner Eighth and
GILT,, .T. T. Physician, Surgeon and Drug
gist, Poatoffiee, Willametts a rent, between
Seventh and Eighth.
HENDRICKS, T. G.-Dealei in jt-neral mer
chandise northwest corner Willamette and
IIOI'ES, C -Lager beer, liipiors, cigni-s nnd a
fine pigeon-hole table, Willamette street, be
tween Eighth and Ninth.
HARRINGTON, FRANK-Baiber, Hair-dres-
seranu lia h rooms, eist side nllamette st.,
second door.north of St. Charles Hotel.
HORN, CHAS. M. Gunsmith. Rifles and
f hot-guns, hreech nnd muz?le loaders, for saie.
Repairing done in the neatest style and war
ranted. Shop on !th street.
JAMES, B. 1L Stoves, r.nd mi.nufacturtr of
-L1WMpV.Y8uraTll.":,'----'' " '
KINSEY. J. I).-Sash, blln.ls and door fac
tory, window and door frniues, mouldings,
etc., glaring and glass cutting done to crJer.
LYNCH, A. Groceries, provisions, fruits, veg
etables, etc, Willamette street, tint uoor
south of Postoflioe.
LA KIN, D. R ,-Saddlery, lif.mew, t addle
trees, whips, etc , WiUuiuette street, between
Eijhth md Ninth. .
LUCKEY, J. S. Watchmaker and Jeweler;
keeps a fine stock of goods in Ins line, W Ulam
ttte street, in Ellsworth's drug store.
McCLAREN, J A M ES Choice, wines, liquors,
and cigars W lllamette street, between l'.iglitn
MELLER, M. Brewery Lager lieer on tap
and by the keg or barrel, corner oi -Minn anu
OSl'.URN 4 CO. Dealers in drugs, medicines.
chemicals, oils, paints, etc W lllamette St.,
opposite S. Charles Hotel.
O. K. BEER HALL -Joe Theimer, pro. Ci
gars, W mes, Star l'.eer (lL'j cts. pr. nintl,
and all kinds of liquors. Near O. K. Heat
PATTERSON. A. S.-A fine stock of plain
and fancy visiting cords.
PERKINS, H. C. -County Surveyor and Cu ii
Engineer. Jiesidcnc on iiltn reel.
PENNINGTON, B. C Auctioneer and Com
mission Merchant, corner seventh and High
PRESTON, WM. Dealer iu Saddlerv, Har
ness, Carriage Trimmings, etc. Willamette
street between Seventh and Eighth.
POST OFFICE A new stock of standard
school books just received at the post ollice.
RUSH, BEN. Horsshoeing and genera! job
bing blacksmith, Eighth street, between Wil
lamette and Olive.
REAM, J. R. Undertaker and building con
tractor, corner Willamette anu cmnu
nnRPVr.T.ATT A CO. Dry goods, clothing,
groceries and general merchandise, southwest
corner W lllamette and fclglitn street.
ST (7hARI.ES IK) EL -Mrs. A. iU-n
frew. Proprietress. 1 lie best Hotel in me
city. Corner Willamette and Ninth streets.
STTIFT.TVJ .T C Physician ami Surgeon-
north sid- Ninth street, nrst ooor east oi
STFVF.VS. MARK Dealer in tobaoo, cl
ears, nuts, candies, shot, powuer, nouons.
etc. Willamette street
SCHOOL "SUPFLIES-A Urge and vantd
assortment of slates of all siz, ann quantuies
of slates and slate books. 1 liree doors norm
of the express office.
THOMPSON ft EEAN-Attorneys at Law
WMlmrttji street, between Seventh and
W11TOV .T .T AII,mI.lt-I. Office
Vi!lmett street, between Seventh and
WITTER, J. T. BucVskin dressing. The
highest price paid for deer sKins, r.igiun su,
UNDERWOOD. J. B.-nral brokerage
biHinessand agent for the (Vnncticnt In
surance Company of Hartford-Willamette
street, between Seventh and Eighth.
ELLSWORTH & CO.,
WJ ILL CONTINUE THE BUfclNESS in
11 its branches at the oW stand, ofl.-rine
' increased inducements to customers, oid and
new. As beretufiire, the num.
Careful attention given to Prescriptions.
FAR.n FOR SALE.
4 WELL IMPROVED FARM OF three
- nnixlre'l aurt sixty ac-es, I'm ser miner
frJTrTii mA t. th. imnmrj-
menu in good ordnr, which we wvl sell at a
, hsrain. and cm tbe most reasonable ferm.
! et : . . - J snilia emtk ovsf aaJ da a
! ci.t-neLtAjt An mile smith nf (a. nd
j outnoft for rtock. A rpl r M thw
the biiseiimtioi op democratic rRiscirtEs. m to ears a mm living by
EUGENE CITY, OR., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21.
K llltlSTMlS AKOL.
They arc ringing, they are ringing .
Our merry Christmas bells,
In the village, in the city,
Iu the dale church o'er the fells.
Be ours of life so varied,
Be our fortunes poor or bright,
Hand in hand with all our brothers,
w e are one at least to night
Nor the noble in the mansion,
Nor the sovereign on the throne,
Not- the beggar in his hovel,
w ill enjoy themselves alone. .
We all seek tho kindly greeting
Of some dear familiar face:
W e all know that hermit feeling
,ior to ni-jht is out of place.
But one night ! Why not for ever
Should we bind the golden chain
That shows man his poorest fellows
Was not sent to earth in vain.
That each sorrow hath a purpose,
I'hat each joy hath an alloy,
1 hat every finely balanced
Are the scales of grief and joy.
Spare a little, then ye rich ones.
From your laden cotters now;
Biing to poverty a sun ray.
Bring a smile to sorrow's brow.
Take it gratefully, ye toilers;
Toilers up earth's" weary hill;
Tis a green spot iu your desert,
Tia a good sprung froin your ill.
Yes ! ye rich and poor united,
Tis most proud in Heaven's sight,
And a blessing, not earth's blessing,
Is on all the world to-idght.
Englinh rhrislnms Tcrcmonirs.
If some pnrt of llit Enslisli C'irist
mas cci ('monies was derived from Sa
turnalia, nnoilior was evidently of
northern origin. In tho evenin;.', the
yule log. a Christ mas stock, was burnt
in the principal npatlnient, the com
pany eathered round the fire, nrd the
cheerful cup was passed round. What
remains to modern tunes of Christmas.
gainbols then commenced; and anci
ent Christmas plays are slill to he
tritu'd among them. Jilind-man's butf,
hunl lhe flipper, the pame of the
!?oose, snap dragon, push jiin, robin's
live, etc., together with forfeits, danc
ing, etc., lrom the amusements of the
younger part of the assemblage. In
some portions of England the yule
log will crackle on the blazing hearth,
while the foaming tankards pass mer
rily round. In our land, nlso, appro
piiato festivities will not be wantinc;
Mid in ninny a home blind maiiVbtilT
f-ealed in his great arm chair, will
gaze wiih delight upon the sparkling
eyes and merry faces of the younger
croons until the nmiiscmtntt of the
young and the eollii(uieB of the old
are iirovi"lil to close by the clock,'-
with its iron tongue and brazi h voice
proclaiming the hour ot returning.;
e are not aware, however, that any
thing is -know among our country
people of the vole log or yule log
song; but we can look back with pleas
ure upon many a ( hristmas festive
scene, when the largest log and best
maple and hickory were selected for
the Christmas fire, which, when the
Went roaring tip the chimney wide,
while tho lads and lasses went trip
ping aiioul nun joyous t.ices anil the
tale, the dance nnd came, the mince
pio and the spice bowl, rendered
doubly sweet by the approving smiles
of delighted parents, completed the
In no part ot England is Christmas
so FpU ndidly celebrated as in York
shires. The work of preparation com
mences Fome weeks be ore, nnd its
sports and festivities continue during
the first month of theJSew ear. J he
poor ot the parish visit all the neigh
boring farnifrs to the measures of a
pint each. Poor old women, called
vessel cup singers, go about from
house to hoiije with a waxen or wood
en doll, fantastically dressed, and
sometimes adorned with an orange or
rose tinged aptlc. Wiih this in their
hands they chant a carol, inyoking
blessing upon the masters, mistresses
and little children of the houses where
they call. At eight o'clock on Christ
mas evp the bells greet "Old Father
Christmas" with a merry peal, the
children parade the streets with
drums, bells, kettles, warming pans
ai d shovels, taken from their respec
tive cottages. The yule candle is
now lighted. Supper is then served,
of which one dish is invariably fru
menty, from the mansion to the cot
tage. Yule cake, one of which is al
ways ini'.e for each imlivnliiaNn the
faimilr, and other more substantial
viands, are likewise added. The
Christmas pie is still a regular dish,
and generally consists of a goose,
sometimes two, with the addition of
half a dozen other fowls.
A halt w:tted fellow has written
letters' to the Queen of England
threatening her lite.
A iv iiliru lie )VI T
i that the Russian envoy still remains
I in Cabul.
Mark L. Mscdonald, a well known
Sao Francisco stock broker, has Wen
arrested on two charges of threaten-
ing to kil .
. , . ..i rvitit.1
Officials and notables of Jellalaba 1
' have arrived
at Dakka to tender their'
jd st ryic.sto the Brit- '
' nf.mission and
The I'hililrrn'i Saint.
It is through a confusion of dates
tiiatbt. .Nicholas, under his New
York name, of Santa Clans, has come
to be regarded as the great Christmas
oenefactor of children. Our old
Knicket Dockers keep his festival duly
on his proper day in'the calender,
winch is on the 2bih of December.
nut that day is dent throughout Con.
linental Europe as tho special iVsii
val of children. During the first
week of December tho children, in
the Low Connliies in tartielar. have
little carnival of their own. The
confeciionery windows are filled
with little regimonls of liishm
modelled in chocolate, representing
St. Nicholas, of Myra, after the like
n -ss of his picture in his famous
Uonrcs," of tho Duchess Anne of
ISrittany. He bears a crozier in his
rigni ii-iiKi, ana wan tnrco lingers ot
the left extended he blesses three
little children, who arc rudely repre
sented as rising out ot a little tub nt
his ep:scopal ffct. This has been in
terpreted by artful nurses as signit
ing the blessedness reserved for in
fants who will submit themselves
peacefully to the dreadful operations
ot oeing washed and scrubbed, lint
it has a deeper and more mystical
meaning through which we arrive at
tho transference over of Santa Claus
into the sphere of Chnsttaas. Us gilts
ami its feasting. I he story oi M.
Nicholas us told in tho (lolden Le
gend, recites that upon a certa'n oeca
sion the good Bishop white on his
travels lodged at tin house of a "son
of Satan," who, for lack of provisions
was used to kidnap little children.
slay aud serve them up to his guests.
lie set some ot his abominable dishes
before tho Rishop, who, ii.stanlly dis
cerning, their true nature, reproached
tho inhuman wretch with his crime,
and, going to a tub wherein lay the
scalded remains of three poor lilll'i
creatures, made over it tho sign ol
the cross. lust.lnlly the little ones
rose, and were restored to alive and
well to their weeping mother, a
widow dwelling near by. This excel-
cut hishop was the patron of pawn
brokers, who seemed to havo been
fiTT,'r7:ireplc, willing to help the
i v bi. liitr (bom ,mnl - nun I'll
ariiclc which they would otherewise
have been forced to sell at a great
... I.,. ii im
sacrifice; ami t no tnree goinen nans
born for ages as the sign ot pawn
brokers, are believed to symbolize
three purses ol gold, which the good
iishop lurtively cast on ss many suc
cessive nights into the windows of a
ruined noble, in order to save bis three
daughters l'n in being driven by
poverty into a life of shame. How
tho Dutch came to tako St. Nicholas
as tho patron is a matter of dispute.
I hey probably borrowed him from
the Lombards. Whether they did or
not, St. Nicholas s Santa Clans, has
preserved that pious and benevolent
character, which we are sorry to say,
has rather passed away with time
from his devotees, the pawnbrokers,
and is now only retained, so far as
concerns them, in the name of those
great Continental piwnbroking estab
lishment known as the Monies de
f liriilmas Ohstrvanre in Crccre.
The Christmas ceremonies of the
Greeks are thus described in "Swan's
Journal of a Voyage to the Mediter
Their churches arc adorned in the
gayest manner. I entered one, in
which a soi l of rarer -show had been
set up illuminated with a multitude
of candles. Tho subject of it was
the birth of Christ, who wis repre
sented in the background by a little
wax n figure, wrapped up in em
broidery, and reclining upon an em
broidered cushion, which rested upon
another of pink satin; this was sup
posed to be the manger where he was!
born. LVhiiid the image two papers
bulls' heads looked unutterable
things. On the right was tho Virgin
Mary, and on the left one of the
Eastern Magi. Paper eloul", in
which the paper heads of numberless
cherubs sppesred, enveloped the
whole; while from a pasteboard cot
tage stalked a wooden monk, with
dogs and shep, and camels, goats and
lioqs and lambs; here walked s
maiden upon a stratum of soda and
nd dried earth, and there a sheph
erd flourishing aloft his pastoral
staff. The conjunction these august
figures was chiefly Dutch; they were
intermixed with China images and
miserable daubs on paper. In the
renter a real fountain, in miniature,
ielte 1 forth water, to the ineffable
delight ot crowd ot prostrate wor
shipers. Finances are in deplorable state
in Odessa, the grain center of Russia.
James Douglas attributes British
ascendancy in commercial matter to
the direct trade with South America
in steamer capable ot penetrating the
,the riven there.
OP Ol'R BROW.
The Cincinnati 7'Sme says: After
paying England that five and a half
millions wo shall realize, as never
before, that the mackerel is a C. O. D.
Hero's another Southern Olltrnrro
exclaims the Ualiimoro (iasdte. The
New Orleans Republican, tho last
Republican newspaper in Louisiana.
turned up its toes and perished in its
uttlo bowels on the 10th of nvm.
bcr. It died for want of nourish
ment. Tho infernally imolacaLle nnd
scoundrelly Democrats of Louisiana
relused to patronizo tho
which abused and
and so it died
This outrageous con
spiracy to stifle a free press should
command the undivided attention of
Hayes and Attorney (ieneral Devens.
The Philadelphia Vhromck pub
lishes these paragraphs : Tho only
two men pledged t- Blaino for Pres
iden in lSSSO are Blaine nnd Gail
Hamilton. An old nursery rhyme
runs; "Simple Simon went a fishing."
For particulars as to what he caught
inquire of the Widow Oliver Five
men are to bo hanged in Pennsylva
nia on December 18th. nnd if red
headed Jim Anderson is within our
borders on that occ sion we inovo to
increase tho number to six. Ho orm
slumbers. The man whoso goose
was cooked for him on election day
hail no Tlnuksgiving in his house.
Tho Afghanistan war appears to be
so full of passes tint it is believed Gen
eral Schenck has taken a hand iu it
On account of the injuries received
by Wade Hamptoi no mule will
hereafter bo allowed to hold ollico in
outh Carolina. Besnmidion will
certainly tako place in January, says
tho Pittsburgh Td''jraph. Certainly
of course it will. Men will swear oil'
their bad habits on the first, and then
resumption of them will lake place in
few days later. ,
Cumins Hi Oftupiiiion.
i I'cy wero in a railroad car journy-
ing to Chicago. Un tho opposite i ide 1
"What a fine countenance, James! 1
wish 1 knew Ins occupation. "May
be he's a lawyer, Amelia." "No, he's
not a lawyer; theie's too mucu benevo
lence iu that face for a lawver." ' lie
may bo a banker." "Not n bit of it.
man with such a heavenly ex
pression could not content himself
with money getting. His aim in life
is higher than that." Dj you think
ic is nu editor ?" "An editor with
such a lace I An edilor, saying hard
things about everybody, ridiculing
long dresses and abusing bis mother-in-law.
An editor, cuttini and slash
ing bis enemies, skinning public men
indiscriminately, and merciussly
slaughtering his best friend for the
sako of threoline paragraph! No,
James, he is a philanthropist. He's
a Christian mimnster or a learned pro
fessor, spending bis life for tho good
of mankind. His face indicates that
ho is all that is noble, pure and true."
"I guess vjuaro right, Amelia. I
w ill take your word aud his face for
it." At the next station an inquisi
tive fanner took a seat beside the
man with the noble brow, and asked
him about his vocation. Amelia held
her breath nnd listened to the reply.
It was this: "I keep a saloon and
incatshnp. My wile sells bear, and 1
do tr.v own liitcherin.'"
1 Farmer Oulwillf J.
A farmer, who was as niggarly a
mar, as ever lived, connived by his
parsimonious habits to amass great
wealth. He was likewise conscience
less, and scrupled at nothing that
would add a dollar to his pile. Not
far from him lived a shiftless soil of
a fellow, who bve l to steal better
than li work,"and tho farmer said to
him onco :
"Clem, I wil! give you a shilling a
bushel for all the potatoes you will
bring me, and I don't care where you
get them "
Clem jumped at tho chance, 1 ut
asked him where be could gel them.
"I don'l caro where. Of course
you will steal them, but that's none
of my business."
The bargain was struck, and evety
night for a week Clem would drive
to the farmer's house with a load of
potatoes, put them in tre cellar, aud
receive his pay tor them. At lasi he
asked him w here he got them.
you steal them,
"Oh. un in vour side hill loll
replied Clem, whilo a grin took entire
possession of hi faoe. He got away
in time to save his back, but that far
mer hain't bargained with him since
to steal anything.
Premier Carioli has announced
that the present minister will eon-
I linue the administration pending tb
; king's dee sioo on the ProrTt red rcsig
$2.50 per year IN ADVANCE.
Tried For His Life.
A great criminal trial may be liken
ed to a great drama. Each of tho
opposing lawyers stnvos to make a
cert: in impression on the twelve
spectators in the iurv-bor. whilo iba
judge presides to see that all is dona
according to thorulesof law. One
such trial took place somo twenty
years ago in Indiana. The lawyer
for the prisoner was Joseph O. Mar
shall, a great orator. The successful
way in whjck he put tho evidence to
the defense, and the power ot a Bin,
gle sentence, are both exhibited in
the following narrative of tho trial.
Cnrrie was an eccentric- old man,
who coup'ed the profession of school-'
master with that ot "herb uootor.".
wno night uirric's wiie being taken
violently ill, ho gate her what ht
took to bo calomel, but which proved
lobe arsenic. In tho morning ilia
was a corpse.
Alarmed at w hat he had done, the
old man locked up his little cabin aud '
fled the neighborhood. A week later,
the smell of tho decaying body at
tracted the attention of passers, and
Cunie was indicted lor murder.
Marshall believing him innocent of
any wrong intent, volunteered tode-
tend him. J he only witness called
for the defense was Dr. Cornett, a
wellknown physician of Madison.
Mr. Marshall, without preliminary
questions, handed him two little pa
pers, carefully folded, and asked him
to inform tho jury of their contents.
Tho physician took the papers, ad
justed his spectacles, and carefully ex
amined tho ct merits. , JNot satisfied
with this, he took up a littlo of each
substance, sifted them between his
tl utub and forefinger, smelt them,
and as a final test, tasted tho Isast
bit of each.
"I think, sir, this is arsenic, and
"That is snftioient, doctor," said
Mr. Marshall. Tl e prosecution had
nothing to nsk.
This closed tho evidence, and Mr.
.Marshall, bowteg-la the court, and
turning to the jury, i"".'.: . addressed
the jury, you have noticed the absence
of 1 root Showing any riminnl iull-Ul, '
"Now if, in tho broid light ot day,
and aided by tho delicate fenscs ot
touch, nnd ol taste, nnd of sight, Dr.
Cornett, learned in his profession and'
skilled in the use of drugs, decides
wiih difficulty, nnu with some consid
erable show of uncertainty, which la
the poison and which is the calomel,
what can you exp.ct of this poor man,
called trom his nod at midnight, ma
eyes dimmed with age, h'.a nerves on
strung with fear, bis heart aching for
a wife shaken with a deadly fever, Lia
mind overcome with dread !
"Tako him away and hang him if
your consciences will let youl"
Tho elTect was instantaneous and
WliTPojiri Change Tbclr Names.
It is n fact generally known that -monks
and nuns, u assuming thoir
vows, and popes, on ascending the
Pontifical throne, usually change
their names. Tho reason of this
ebaiigo in the case of popes Is a su
pcrMitioui belief that unless this is
dono the new p nitifT wil', not live
long. The custom has prevailed since
il was inaugurated, in OGC, by Octa
vian Conti, who assumed the name
and title of John XII. Julius Medici
would have made a breach bad ho
been permitted, but his friends pre
vailed upon him to tako tho namo of
Clement, ho boing tho sevulh pope
to bear that name. Thirty two years.,
later, in 1555, Marcellus Servius was
elected, and insisted upon retaining
his own name. Aa Marcellus II,
therefore, ho ascended the throne on
the Oth of April. He was a young
man, and in robust health, and yet ho
lived but twenty too days after bis
elevation. Since that lime no pope
has ventured to offend against the
tradition. Il is a little singular that
that while tho name of John has been
a favorite one, no less than twenty-
two popes having chosen it since the
death of John XXII, in 1410. The
first pope bearing the came Pius, took
the position in 142, and tin name did
noi re appear after his death till 1458.
The original name of Pius IX, the
late pope, was Gio anni Maris Mastai
Ferrcti. Hayes and John Sherman were,
disputing about the question of
which ouo would outlive the other,
the Washington J'ott asserts, when
! John said: Til bet a chip that I will
outlive you, You arc the head ot
the old fraud serpent, and 'though
I cannot pire to ihe so'e dignity of
bting Ihe tail, yet I am a very proru:
iiitiit rattle Dpon it, and tho tail al
ways dies last '
The nail masters of Staffordshire re
solved to resist s demand of their
men, even if a general s'.rike should
,bo tho rsuH.