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What Important Business Had He?

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Editor Argus: It seems to me a pertinent inquiry how a "respectable citizen" can have important business all around town at a late hour, after places of business are closed for the night, unless he be an officer. The business of the respectable citizen- and I think the author of the Register's leading editorial last week would cali himself that - seems to have had on that night seemed to consist in counting saloons. As he counted, according to his own story, fifteen, he probably could not have been in a condition to write logically the next morning. It remiuds one of the young lady in New York city who complained to her father that "a gentleman stared at her in the stage all the way home." The father's reply was simply "My dear, how do you know?"