Newspaper Page Text
1:1 , : c 0318 bz TRACY, Publisiiers.
14 t' . uh;i•hcd Every Thursday,
AT TOWANDA, PA.; BY
110LOODIB & TRACY. g
$1.50 Per An sssss in Adriziare
Advertising Rates,-Sta cents a line 1)r Arst *5.
, 4iortion, an 1 five cents per line bit all subic. *5
insortipne. Reading notice adverth in;
ton cents vcc lino. Eight lines constitute a
and twelve lines an inch. i Auditor's
s2.r). . Administrator's and :Execnior's
nutices $2,00.• Yearly advertisinesLLo.oo per
T is Iturciixtcau is published in the 3 Lacy.
- ,vieore and Nobles Block, at the corner of Slain
sd kin'e stroets, ,over Corset's Boot and
store. Its circulation is over W. 13. As an
l,iccrtisinti medhun it is unexcelled in its ina•
ATTOILSEI - 3-47-LAW
Pcl.l.l6.:Lt'SD k 7+IcOOVERN, (E. J. Cleettanci
V trot. Mc(.overn), Canton; Bradford County.
All business entrusted to their care tu
Ncl,b tern Brulford will receive prompt attention.
'Q MATH A: Attorneys-at-Law; (Mc
over Powell A: Co. •
4 7 -O.LIFF, J. N., Wilco iv.„W ood's Block, south
%./ 1 First Sational Bank; up stairs. Juno 12;i8
1.51111EF....5; SoN ftV C Etsbrea and L. E . /arm.)
(Mee in Ilercur:;.Block. Park St. may 14,78
DECK & OVERTON peed Af Peek and D A Over
/. tonl. Otllee over Hill's Sisrket 13-'79
- - -
r;yr troN & SANDERSOY (E Overton awl Jelin
toSenderso n .1 Office in Adams j alys'7B
Office over Dayton'a Store
WILI'. J. ANDLiEW. Ofilce in Menu's Block
nAvir.A, CATINOCILkN lc FALL. z Daries.
(:arno.thatt, L M Hall.) Of lce. in rear
:1 Ward. House. £.llttance oil Poplar, Bf.. 01312,76
ltCllll, RODNEY A. Solleitor of 'Patents;
Particular .attention paid to business in
Orollans' Court and to the settlement orestates.
in ?don tanxe's Block 49-79
A ir c PHERSON .S. YOUNG, (I. .31aliersoci and
Vii- W. I. Young.) Mace south side of 51ercur's
fel) I ,:zi
'NAADILL & KINNEY. Office corner Main and
Nue at. Noble's block. second floor front.
Co:lce:lou r s promptly attended to. fob I. 79
• TITILLIAIIS, ANGLE tt BUFFINGTON. '(II N
1W Williams, J Angl+ and E D Buffington).
west side of Alain street, two door* north
_ot Aryns office. ,AU tusiness entrusted to their
c.re:willrewAre prompt ittentiou. .oct 26,77
T.IES 11. AND JOIIN W. CODDING, Attar
•Jl 'pegs awl Counsellors-at-Law. Office In the
Id,!raur Block, over C. T. liirbre Drug Store.
• July 3, 'l l O tf.
"LrEENEY. J. P. Attorney-at-Law. Office in
rpIioMPSON, W. H. and E. A., Attorneys-at
• Law, Towanda, Pa. (Alice 1n Mercur Block,
C. T. Kirby's Drug Store, entrance on Main
street, first stair Way north of Post-office. All
business promptly attended to. Special atten- -
tiou giyeu to claims against the United Ststes
or Pensioto+, Bounties, Patents, etc', and to
' ollections and settletueut of decedent's estates.
April 21. ly
HENRY B. WICEAN7 •
Solicitor of Pat Kits. Government *
tended to. - ilfifebbi4
PHYSICANS AN)) SZ7RgEO.NS
IfaliNSON. T. 8., M.D. Office over Dr. it. C
'; Porters's Drug Store. feb12,113
MEWI'ON, .D.N. d: F.U. Office at DwoUing
1 - 11 ,7 -01 1 River Street, corner Weston St. feb
LADD, C. K., 11'.D. Oftics Ist door above old
bank building, on Main street. door.
ucntion given to: diseases or the throat and
inriKs• I ju1y13,78
- TKTiAJDI.II7ItN. S. M.D. Ulnae and rall
y' v deuce. Main street, north oe3t.E.Chur:ll.
'Medical Examiner for . Pension _ Dresr li tment:.
IDAIND. E. D.. 'M.D. Mice over lellntanye's
Store. OflicAhoilre fronllo to 12 •.m. and
from 2 to 4 P. If. Special attention given to
Diseases of the Eye, and Diseased of the Ear . .
TOWNLit., 11. L., M.P..
MOPATIIIC PIITRICIA/C S SURGEON•
lirSidelaCe and office just north of Dr.keorbon's
Main street, Athens, Pa.
HESItY HOUSE. Main st., next corner south
of Bridge' street. New house and new,
furniture throughout. The proprietor has
a.pared neither pains or expense in making his
-hotel ilrst-class and respectfully solicits a share
3r Public patronage. Meals at all hours. Terms
reaeonahle. Large Stable attached.
mar 77 WM.-EMMY.
TITATKINS POST, NO. 03, G. A. It. Meets
VV every Siturday evening, at Military Hall.
'• GEO. V. MYER, Commander.
J. it. Err - rumaE. Actjutant. fob 7, 59
fIitYSTAL LODGE . No. 57. Sleets at K. of P
%.1. Hall every Monday evening at 7: 30 . In
enrollee $2,000. Benefits $3.00 per week. Aver
ego manna' cost, 5 years experience, $ll. '
J. B. KITTBIDGE, Reporter..
Etn-e. WAILDELL, Jrc.. Dictator. fob 22-78
RADFORD LODI3E.IsTO.IG7, 1.0.0. F. Meet
In Odd Fellow's Hall, every Monday evening
,at 7 o'clock. WAILIIEN HILL, Notts Grand.
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING
POST, F. E.
O. 32 Second street All orders
will receive prompt attention. Juno 12,75
SCSQUEHANNA COLLEGIATE LNSTITUTE.
The , sPRING. TERM will begin Monday,
April 3, Is" 2. For,batalogue or other, Juror.
D. Mitt's. address or call on the Principal.
EDWIN E. QUINLAN, A. M.
PLUND ER AND GAS- FITTER
(171LL1Ar, EDIVAAD. Practical Plumber
VV and as Fittor. Place of business in Bier
ctzr Block n xt door to Journal office opposite
Public Square. Plumbing, Gas Fitting, Repair
ng Pumps of all kinds, and all kinds of Gearing
romptly attended to. All wanting'work in his
'no should give him a call. Jul) , 27,77
110178 SELL, 0. 8, General Instirance Agency,
LI , Towanda, Pa. (Mice in Whitcomb's Book
Store. July 12.76
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTURER
PAPER RULER, &c
Alfred J. Purvis
No. 131 Genessee street,
UTXCIA, N. Y
All work in. his line done well and promptly at
.L - Parties Wiring volumes incomplete will be fur
nished with any musing numbers at cost price.
, orders given to J. J. Scanlan. Agent for
fitradford County will be promptly executed ac
,cbrding to direct ions. aep9-tf,
TNIt. JONES' 'DREAM CAMPHOR. IS TOE
1.1 NAME of the popular Linament that cures
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Swollen or Stiffened
Joints, Frost Bites, Pain in the Face, Ilei4 or
Spine, Chopped Bands; Beniles, Bprsins , Burns,
Mosquito Bites, Sting or Bite of an insect,
Poison 'Vines, etc., for Man or Beast
Always 'reliable, and almost instantan
eous in Itsmellet Having an agreeable odor it
is pleasant to apply. Sold by all druggists.
Price 25 cm.
N. B.—This Liniment received a Prise Medal
at the State Fair. 1879.
ASA JONES, Prop'r, 319 N. 34 St., Phila., Pa.
Jan. 13, 6-In. •
. .. , - . .. . ~ , • • •
- , , .
„,. . , . . •- '
.M:•.-..'•-!'Z':,';--r'-'.';i3,-t,Ml.,.`,..tA'` :',. -- :... - ,i, .": - .. 4 -.. : ,,'„,; .. .: .. e:::, --...,•-..-,....,:-:.::. - -.--•-:. '-.
." - •,... • i - - -:.-,, •"..,. ::
~',. ; :," 4 - -:,..?"' ,J- - -,. •- -: i" , --- i i
....; , , ,
.. , : _
.;:-.-.•T.:-::-,:--",---,-----.45-‘1/4_5,-,'7.eit-''';',-;:;,,,,,-.::::._J-2'..';',.:1-:-.;,:,-.,,..--,,:-,,:, :-.-:-.-- ::,---- ~ :,-: • - :-. - - -'-- -., , : ::_, ,:,..
,:-:- ~,,. , . .
.. , .
::, _ •
.:.:..': .-..-..--., fl, -.:... - -..---,:---,.:.•,,,,,•.-
. :=,;;Te,: r f:?:-:4-'ll-11 U:' ; ' , . : : -.... ',::::::-: '?.. .--
' 4- ''''-'..- ',.;;•411-:' - - r .s. 2. r '
-: . - , _ , ,
, .- _..- -.. *-_,...,' .- :-.- '-, :.-. ',I • : -.1 ::::- ':::-, II- ,• . .- ' ' .-..".'''.-- • ' •':-..; - ''-.'
'-:_.'..'-'::"..'': - - ,, ,•=7-:: •• -- ' 5r•...1',• , .-. - iro- - f.x, ,1_,„Tr:‘,12.•.,:-:‘..,•.-...•,:.,2
,- , -_,_-,...-..
~',',.,...',.., ~,,.. -.: ..: •' - ,-- • -....-,- ,- - - .•:_7'.- :'-'_ .-, '' ':: .. ~..-_,..?-; •- , . ,-....-_ -,.,.- • ~. -,..,",, -,-•-!_:,-Ni... ---,..„.-4-..,.-_-1...._ , p.---..-..:;:t--,-f.,-,`--,--„„
.. . . . _
_ „ .
~ . • ,
..:--:- - '''
• - -.---- .-,-, '.,..--,'".. • _-_, ~,-. , -,..:-;-,-. 7 -
.. z e
. .. , . -
-•:': : • : : •-,,_ . . • .
: : -.,',. . 1 , . . , ~ ,
,:f_:: 4 c 1 , • , , :. , .
. _ , . • -
. 1• . .
•.".. , . , .
•1 - ~ . . , , ,
' ' , -
'". . • :,'" , ! : '
''''. , . . - :
-:. : - . 7 ' l . : : '
. - .! n ' .7'.'%•,,•••:,.: •
' •, , -'': _ . . . '
. - '.:•••1.' ,
,- I --,
, . . •,.• . • . . :
-, .; ~...,;, :1t;• AVVI Xl, k diV .-t.'" _ --- ..'
' ' k
. :, . .
, '': •e- s's4k7l:'lt-- :.. ' ''';' l:. ' 4 .
- ' .
BARCLAY R. B. TIME-TABLE.
TAKES EFFECT JAN. 1, IS$2.
O — 4ll 1 STATIONS
• lA.m. l p.m
5.201. 11.2 tr dr.. Towanda ... Dep. 0.17i 3.15
4.03 9.os;Dep. - Monroe.... dr. 8.35 3.3()
.02 9.1418. r. „Monroe.... Dep., 6.41! 3.31.
~58 8.501 " Masontown 1 G. 471 3.35
.53 a.6tl " Greenwood " 0.52 i 3.40
.46 _8.40j •'....Weston i 7.001 3.47
.39 *8.381 .... Suntudt.... "` ,0 7.11 , 3,,554
.35 *8.35! " ..*. Lamas.— " 1 *7.15 1 *3158
531 8 . 31 " Longlialleyjnno " I 7.191 4202
5.20 8.15 Dep. . Foot of Plane. Ar. 17.37) 4;15
• Inditiateirtluit trains do not stop.
P. P. , LYOII,
Sup't and Eng's, Barclay, Pa .
T. ERROR VALLEY & PENNA. AND
1 - 4 NEW _YORK RAILROADS‘
ARRANGEMENT OF PASSENGER TRAINS
• TO TARE EFFECT JAN. lit, iss.
_• , •
STATIONS.. . . ,1 5 i !7 I 3
_______._ ___ 24 _ ; _.____.
-TAL1A.. , &.E1. , P.ll.
Niagara Falls • • 1 2.051 7.20, 1 7.15
Buffalo • 1 2.50 l 3.25 1 9.20
Rochester 5.15;10.05 ,
Lyons . . 6..5011.115• 1
Ithaca ' 8.331 1.00, . ...
Auburn 5.15,11.05 1
Owego 8.50 1.35
Elmira 9.10 1.45 9.00, 3.45
Waverly i 9.45 2.10; 9.40 i 4.15
Sayre - 110.10 . 3.30110.00, 4:30
Athens ' • - -1
10.15' 2.34'10.051 4.34
Milan . •
I 1 - 'lo'
1 1 10 1
10 46 , 3.00,1043; 505
Wysauking 1 ......110.54 , 5.13
dtauding Stone 1 ... 111.031
Rummerileld ! ..... ...::1.11.101 5.26
Prenchtownl ..... -.111.19 ....
Wyalusing • ~....1 3.38 , 11.30,1 6.43
Lacerville ' 111.42 3.57 1 11.501 6.03
Skinner's Eddy-, ...... ..1... . 111.53 1 6.07
m ea b o pp en . - _ ~„...i 4.12'12.10 1 6.23
ilehoopany• " 112.16 6.23
Tunkhannock . 112.23 4.35, 1.00 7.10
LaGrange - I. 1 1.10 7.20
Valls . ! 1 1 1.24 7:35
11. I.: B Junction .. . .. 1.05' 5.10. 1.43 trios
Wia..e.Barre 1.35; 5.301 2.20 8.45
nano/ Chunk.... .. 3.45 7.35: 4.50 11.00
Allentown ' L 4.441 8.29 5.53.12.00
Bethlehem 5.00' 8.413 6.05112.15
.5.a0 9.00; 6.40 12.5.
Philadelphia ' 6.55 10.40. 8.401 2.20
,To w York 8.05' 1 9.1 E 3.35
1 ' • Aid. P.M: P. 31. P.ll
Frenchtown < ts t
Standing &mitt.. ~
No. 32 leaves Wyaluaing at 6:00, A. M.. French
town 6.l4,,Rummerfleld 6.23, Standing Stone 6.31
. 6.40. Towanda.G.s3, - Ulster' -7.06,
Milan 7:16, Athens 7:25, ayre 7:40, Waver
ly 7:55. arriving at Elmira 8:50.. A. M.
N 0.31 leaves Elmira 5:15 I'. Waverly 6:00,
Sayre 6:15. Athens 6:20, Milan t:3O. Lister 6:40,
Towanda 6:55, •Wysanking 7:65. Standing Stone
7.l4, , Rummertield 7:22, Frenebtown 7:32, arriv
tng at Wyslusing at 7:45., P. M.
Tr,ains 8 and 15 run daily. Sleeping cars on
trains 8 and 15 between Niagara Falls and Phila.
delphis and between Lyons and New Ilork anth
out changes. Parlor oars on Trains i 2 and 9
between Niagara Falls and Philadelphia uith
ont change, and through couch to said from
Rochester via Lyons.
GSM. STEVENSON, Supt.
&ant, Pa., Jan. 2, 1882. Pa. & N.T. R. R.
Corner second and B streets Nortbwes
near Pennsylvania AvenneL
Within a square of the Capitol. Street cars pass
near the door to all parts of the city. Conven
ient to the depots. This is 'Just the hotel for
Pennsylvanians visiting the National capital.
Booms well furnished, and the cleanest and
best beds in the city. Table Stitt class.
Rooms and board from $2 to $3 per day,
Reduced rates by, the sveek or month.
WILLIAM . SA.NDERSON,
• ~ Proprietor
12.te,0f the Congressional Hotel. Capitol FM.
'T . El F.;
Towanda 5 ct. Store
AI - N •wr JEk.Yr ,
(Nr . .,:Xl' DOOR TO FELCU & 6130
s preparod to offer complete assort
ment of `.
DRY AND FANCY GOODS,
WISTE and BECuItATED
Latest dpsigns and patterns of
For the coming Spring Trade, we
adbereas heretofore to our established
principle—that..a quick sale with a small
profit is.better than a slow one with a;
large Profit—and therefore our prices
in any line of goods will compare
favorable with the prices of any other
seig-We endeavor to sell the bes
article for the least possible money.
LOEWUS & FREIMUTH.
.... A. N. NELSON
. PP: 10 • DEALER IN
• 41 ; , WATCHES ,
FINE GOLD AND PLATED
of every ratlety.and Spectacles. ger Particul
Attention paid to repairing. • Shop In Decker •.'
Vought's Grocery Store; Main Street, Towanda,
Penna. ' ' 10940
Unexcelled and unequaled for thorough prepare
tion of allplOwed ground for crops. They will
cover broadcast grain nearly as well as a drill
will put it in; and should precede the grain drill
in ptcParation of the soil. It should bo used, by
all means, upon fall plowed ground, They aro
remarkably adapted to rough and stony, as well
as for smooth soils. 'Send for Circulars. TownL
ship agents wanted.
WIARD• CHILLED PLOWS.
These are the very ,boat chilled plows in' the
market for general purposee.atid upon all kinds
1 ask for Pair and thorough test.t.lals for
these plows to competition with the other lead..
chilled plows; '!The Wised Plows are warranted
tube decidedly the best.and greatly superior to
ail other plows for hard and stony ground. I
believe nearly every farmer will buy these plows.
when he becomes acquainted with their ;real
Farmers' Favorite; Champion, and other
Grain Drill.. If you want the beet and cheapest
Drill, give me a chance.
AUBURN FARM AND Mk
- •BER WAGONS, •
With either thimble skeins and wood axles, or;
best whole piece Anchor Brand •. iron axles.
well_proportioned, well finished and painted-,
'easy - rinning,,,best in quality, cheapest good
Wagons in the market, best brahe,and warranted
in every respect. Call and See them.
Enterprise Adjustable Track and Other.
Iryou want a flrat-clasaChurn Poweradapted to
yctir wants I can supply it. Powei a delivered qC
any railroad station. '
INPROViD TOMPKINS COUNTY
These- eultlintors are unrivaled for convert=:
tonce and utility. Are of my manufacture. For
gale ,wholesale and retail. .. Buy . the Beira
"The Best is the Cheapest." 5..
1 , . •
Ttibulas Smootriii , • Harrows. Achruif
Harrows. - ii. v
8 1 ; 30 2 jl2
0.30.....1 7.401 3.40
94.0. —.110.1E1 5.50
9.501' 10.45 j 5.15
1 10.65: 10.541 6.24
111.01 1 ..,. 11.551 7.25
1.081 7.30. 2.031 9.45
1,3. 8.01, 2.25:10.10
...1 8,27 : ....'10.32
9.20 1 —. 1 11.22
9.43 .... 1 11.45
3.02 1 9.501 3.46111.50
10.14, 4.03 1.2.07
1 10.44' .... 1 12.30
....110.54 : 1 12.37
3..19;1105' 443 1445
.... 1 11.25' Lon
4.30 11.3,1 6.1 e 1.15
These are valuable iniplemetta and obesp
XX Stur Hydritulie Cemet.t, •;
By tho barrel or,car-load. Gpod and cheap.
Imported Inlperlid Portland Cement
This is stronger than. the best Ainerlran
roonts by three to eight times.. For sale In any
destrtd (pan titY.
and Improved Reversiblk
Plows; Clipper Chilled, West
eouta, and other first•cl'iss
CHAMPION. BARBED FENCE
The ,atient:ou of farmers is called to this'
superior barbed Wire. It is aflicient, yet not
dangerous. It recommends itself at sight. Send
for specimens and prices, .
BEST PLATFORNI: WAGONS, oprs and TOP
BUGGIES, of best styles and make, All
5.31 , ....' 6.25
G. 11! 6.4 0
7.41; ..J.' 8.14
8.40; ....' 8.50
9.50 f 6.10; 9:40
CABIBAGE, PiAPS - frtt'AGON and" BUG-
Good and cheap. Easily set. Send for prices.
MINED PAINTS. First quality, cheap. war
ranted. 1 •
LUBRICATING OILS. SEAT'S FOOT OTIS, in
any quantity wholesale and retail, good .and
agon Bolster spriiigs
• THRESHING - MAC INERY
MO 9.251 1.0
P. 51. P. 31. A.U.
Of best and lead.ina kind a. Monitor' Traction
Road Steamers, Minor's New Model Vibrating
Threshers and Cleaners,. Harder's, Wheeler's
and Gray's Horse Powers, Threshers and Clean
ers. I would call the attention of threshermen
to Gray's machines. -
SULKY SPRING TOOTH HARROWS, LEATHER
. and RUBBER BELTING and HOSE, COIIK
SIIELLERS, FEED CUTTERS,
- ' LAWN MOWERS.
TOMPKINS COUNTY LEADER
• WHEEL RAKE,
For either one or tw t p horses and interchange
able. These rakes have no suporior„and are
adapted to a greater variety. of work than any
other. They aro well made, durable, easily hand
led, and good in every particular. Warranted to
N. B.—Will deliver freo of freight the moat of
my goods.at any railroad station.
Call and see my machinery, or send for circu
/ars and prices. ,
R. M. WELLES
Towanda, March 22,-
25 CENT DINNERS
fr • • EUREKA •
~ • •
•••••-•----; VSA.U . KING. PA. ,
OF BEST AND LEADING MIDS.
Wtolegal° and Retail Dealer,
Best Churri Powi•rs.
GY TOPS. Good and very cheap
And liad One of , His
Itus Marble Works located at Depos, near of
Piollet's Brick Ettore, and ii preparekto
nish as good quality of Marble u there
is in the country. 841 manufacture
Grave. Yard Posts, s,
And I rell•ilfteen per cent. cheaper than travel
ing 'agents do. Good satisfaction guaranteed
and all jobs put tip Properly.
C2ll firnish all kinds of American and foreign
marble. lam enabled to sell vary much cheap•
er than any other drat teesuse / do my own
work. Those wishing anything in my line are
invited to call and see for themselves.
GEOhGE - OTT.
Feb. -16, 1882
HOTEL FOR SALE.—I offer the
AMEribil Hotel properly for sale at a great
bargain.. The . Hotel may. be seen on the corner
of Bridge and Water streets.in Towanda Borough.
It is one of the beet and moat central locations
in the place. There is a good barn connected
with the property. The free bridge and new
depot near to it nuke this Betel desirable for
amy one wishing to engage in the business. A
good active man with a aroma espial can pay for
the property in a abort time from the profits.
It was papered and painted new last spring and
is now in excellent condition.
JOSEPH. 0. pATTON.
Towanda, Ps., Sept. 22. 1881-tf.
- • i - : 4
TOVirANDA - BRAI)FORD, OOTINT
zorws EMPTY :moms.
9. thoulougiaeut, solitary house, -
- White Love , once Call3o and went With joyous
cries, 1 ,
Or lingered Inn% sighing as Summer sighs I
When Antundel breath begins her tear to rouse
With „fierce miens that shall-wake bare her
Her tender boughs; and alif her beauty's prize
Delivered; Aided, to thewit: that rise
Andrend her crown from her' honored brows—
O Solitary house, thine open door
Again shall welcome street Love's winged
Ills eyes shall light thee, is they lit of yore,
In days when Love and Joy wert newly wed;
He shill return, with myrtle rons his head,
And nu ',thy balls with music as be re.
' ---14nkise Chandler Moulton.
trairrzzir ON i l azirpp.ffiLtlt.
liVitit a glory of Winter sunshine
Oeir his locks of gray, • .
In-tie old historic mansion, -
Hosaton his last birthday,
' With his books and his pleasant pictures,
indhis hotsehold and his kin, '
- - 1'; While al gourd as of myriads singing
ironi far and tear stole in.
It 4uao from his own,fair city,
From the prairie's boundless plain, •
Fr4nir the Golden Gat, of sunset,
And 'the cedar weeds of
And his heart
grow warm within him,
And his moistening eyes grew dim.
For he kneir that his e.ountri . .'s children
Were singing songs of him / _
The liOsvof his life's glad morning,
The piahns of his Evening time,
Whose echoes shill &bat foreitar ::
On the w inds of evOry china
All their beautital coiumlations.
' Sent forth like birds Of cheer.;
,Come flocking back to his windows,
And mini in the poet's ear.
Grateful, but solemn ind - tender,
The musk rose and Sell,
.1171 th a joy akin to sadness.
And a greeting like a farewell:
• With s sense of sure, he listened
, To the voices, sweet end young;
Thelast of. earth and the first of heaven
Seemed in the conga they sung.
And waiting a little 'Mager
Fit, the wonderful change to'come,
He beat d the summoning angel
Who calls God's children home, '
And to him, in a holior welcome I
Was the mystical meaning given;
Of the wards of the blessed Master;
Of such is the kingdom of heaven.
—From the May Wide Awake
WATi2II/NO TO YOUNG . WOMEN.
• • -
FLU ulreid I u•;•s very f•mlisli, but if 0 .
Woman !ix not trusting toward the Mau
iit t e lovps, where is her love ? In those
;early days, before time and trouble pro .
made the . the faded old-young woman
that you see; people said I was pretty,
.I was very, very glad.. Not from
'any we.ik olapiettisli reisons, , or from
_adinfratioti, but simply . 41.1
account of Harry; who liked flie the bet
ter, I know, beeanse I. had a. handsome
Leoptcie!s urtts luousu to ~src
for him„ awl that I hat' b * etter . hdie.
ookcl chewhere; but my. choice -was
tmick, awl - though 'my mitt_ cuther " Mid
mother shook their heads nt nie and said
it was a . taistake, I pleaded so hai.) ou
his behalf that they ceased to fad fault,
ind so matters wept on
I was in service in those days, in a
place that my mistress made quite a
home for me, and I 'should have been
very happy indeed but for my love
affair with Harry, his troubles were
of course my troubles; when he
used to run acroEs 'from the town'twice
a week to see
.me and tell me about flow
har r sh uud father was to . him,
I ui31...d to have many a good cry mama
'l'm about the Unluckiest fellow under
the sun, Kitty;' he used to . say. I
'Father says I'm •no good, and the
sooner I go across the seas the betters'
'Bat, Harry,' I said, 'why not be pa.
lientl? Your father is ,old, and has
had endless troubles. It makes him
peevish and fretful. You should bear
with him. Do, pray, for 'ivy sake, try.'
'Try 1 I've tried till I'm sick of 'it.
Everything Ilmake in the workshop is.
wrong, no matter how it's thine, and the
more pains talui the more he gram!:
I w'uispere:t.tai4 comfort as I wall;
and full' of pity foi the man I loied, I
sympathized withfiim' most thoroughly ;
thinking that he wtis hardly draft with,
but still urging patience and forbearance
with those who, : perhaps, were unduly
One summer evening I had permis.
siou to go out, for Harry was to fetch
we and take Lac to his home to tea and
to „spend the evening. , I was very much
flushed aid excited, for I dreaded meet
fug the old people, his father in par
ticular, who was always sa stern and
harsh wi.la navy. .
It was a delicious evening, and all
seemed so bright aira beautiful as I
walked across the -fields with Harry
that mine seemed to be quite a new ex
istence, awl I laughed meirily when` he
turned to me and began tv say that my
cheeks were quite flushed and that he
was very glad, because, he wanted me to
look my best and make a pleasant iin
pression upon the old folks.
Harry's father was a, carpenter and
builder in a small way of business, and
a tradesman seemed so high above me
as a servant that, as I reached the house,
the color faded Ircim 'my cheeks and I
grew quite pale, as I felt afire that HSI.-
ry's people would think I was not good
enough for their son.. ;
And so it seemed, when, I entered
the sung parlor where tea was iet on
and the evening sunshine was making
the china and silver spoons gliiten on
the jetty black tray. Everything, from
the flowers to the furniture, looked so
trigbt that for a moment I could do
nothing but admire the place.. There ' I
was, gazing in a half-shrinking fashion
at the stern-looking, gray ,old mawwith
such keen blue eyes and at the gentle,
sweet-faced old lady who came to meet
me at the door.' .; .
• They were both very kind and polite
to me; but it seemed as if they hardly
liked my coming, and were distant and
cold. Of course this made me nervous,
and I sat there trembling -in 'spite of
the rather' boisterous way which
Harry . kept on talking and bantering
me for being so quiet and dull.
"GOVERNMENT OF TEE PEOPLE 4;i e 4 1/1/C*IN*LE AND TOR TEE PEOPLE.".
- 4 •
'Why, mother; be' uald,,,`Abe's gener
ally ,es merry ns a erkket, and gees
about the hem singlet; like a laik."
'Let the(Yeting weinsn abide, Barry;
his lather quietly. 'She's, eating
bee meal and behaving- nicely enough.
What more do you want?'
'I don't *anther to be glum as a girl
with the toothache.' said Harry, 'and I
want you to see her as she really is.'
'We can see plainly eitough, Harry,'
said his mother in rather a cold way;
and of course all this made me more
uncomfortable than I was before, •so
that when, twice over. Harry began
jokitg and making fun'of me again, I
looked at . him so appealingly. silently
eking him to leavekiff, that old Mr.
Smith noticed it Jl,ll/1.1 frowned; while,
au hour later, wheri I was quietly talk
ing to Harry's moiher as I sat by her .
side 4ctiog some nfiAleaork, Harry was
really, BO foolishly bent on making too
cliatVr 'and sing or laugh that old Mr.
Smith, who was smoking hii pips by
.the window, said Eibitrply: -
I 'Hurry, lad, I think you ought to try
and get soma more 'trains before thou
takest a wife.' a .
I looked appealingly ' at Harry, but
he jumped up in a passion, snatched
his cap from a peg in the passage and
went out end banged the door.
'Ah,' said! 'old Mr. Smith sharply,
that is Harry all _ over, and just what ho
wanted—an excuse toga! out.'
Mrs. Smith looked sharply at me as
tho tears 'gathered in my eyes, and,
evidently' on, my account, said quickly:
'Don't be so tiara ou Harry, fa'her.'
' 'Hard I Vi/ho's hard on him'?' he
critil angrily; 'isn't he always getting
hold of some exenseor another to shirk
what he ought to do? He might haye
stopped in the night he brought his
'You're too hard on Lim, father,'
says Bits. Smith again.
'Yes--yes•—yes--indeed you are,'
cried I indignantly in a passion of weep
ing. for I could not bear to hear! him
speak of-Harry like that and not sift' a
word iii Lis belniff. &You *don't know'
him, Mr. Smith, ais I do, forhe's one of
the best and truest of men, and if you
would - only by a, little kind to him Lam
sure 'he woulo try so hard.'
,I saw the old 'map flush with anger,
end shrank back iu affright at what I
'had said, and read, as I f though', that
Harry's mother also lOoked very much
put out. • - •
'1 don't behave half hard4nougn
him,' said Harry's' father; 'and as to
not knowing him, seeing that I nursed
him when he was a bairn, and his
mother sits there. I think, young wo
man, that we ought to know something
-I felt so hurt that I got up and want
-idatuitheatz things and go, but
• "• lt, hear orit• pod
Hairy'd tattieor3 ed —dom,.-_-.... cz !"4 '• is
pipe again and me to come and
sit by himat the window, and wouldn't
let me work soy more, while Harry's
mother came init' sat on the- other
side and held my band till it
was time to get our supper, but still
Harry did not come back. • -
I •jumped up and helped iMrs. Smith
lay the supper table, and Harry's father
would net wait, so we bat supper,
though I sal so miserable I could bard,
ly-eat a bit. nd kept glancing at the
old man tu, if to ask pardon for speaking
as ;I had. •
'I had to be back at ten, and there
were two miler to walk, so Mrs. Smith
begged me to stay all night.
'Oh, said, must be back.'
.'Well. my dear, pethaps you are
right,' she said. 'Father, as Harry
hasn't come, will you walk home 'with
her ?' •
'I was just going to offer to, mother,'
he said gruffly. •
'Oh, no;' I,cried; "I can find my way
back qUite right, and.there's nothing to
mind,' though all the time I was tremb
ling with dread at having to go alone;
'lf the young fellows don't know
how to behave theuiselvei the old fel
lows do, don't they, mother it ho said
in quite a cheery tone. 'No; my dear,
I'm not going to let you cross them
fields alone, nor leave you till you are
safe indoors.' v - •
I resisted feebly, but Hurry's mother
took her husband's side, and to- my
great delight she kissed me warmly and
affectionately when I left, while the old
man took his stick; 'drew my arm
through his, and trudged along by my
side, chatting away pleasantly about
the &Ines that had taken plies since
be was;a boy. He I.ot this on until
we were nearly at my - miatress's house,
when he stopped speak i ng for a me
meat and then begun again, talking in
a very firm and :miens tone: .
'We didn't think much of your com
ing, my dear—the wife and I—lor
Harry's such a flighty fellow that we
expect the girl he chose would be,
about the same. Bat I• am g:ud you
did come, my dear,' and -I - am sorry I
spike so hot about Harry.'
'And so am I, sir,' I faltered.
'Then yon needn't be,' - he said quick
ly. 'I like you for it. and ,it was very
nice; and you're a, good;' brave little
woman. Bat, look here, nay dear,
don't be in a hurry. lam sorry to Fay
it,'but my Harry is
-not the man to make
a girl like you happy. Now take my
advice—don't you be in a hurry.' -
• . 'Qh, Mr. -Smith,' I ,sobbed, for his
words cut me to the heart. •
can't help eaying i. it e my dear; and
now good-night, and I God bless you.
Ton are a very nice and good:littic girl.
He drew me toward him and 'kissed
my,icheek very affectionately', just as if
I had been his own child. Then be
waited till he heard the side door open
ed and closed, and as soon as I could
I went to my room 10 cried till my
heart was ready to break.
The months went by and, Harry
seemed happier at florae, while, when I
took the - old people's part, he grew an
gry 'arid reproached me for not caring
for him and le r anbig to the other side.
Old Mr. Smith came to fetch me home
once, and Harry fetched me two or
three times, and I medic) -wonder hoi
I could have been so miiitalten is pew
TRITIISDAYS MAY 4.:::1$82.
pie Who seemed to like me better ever
time I went. -
t know that one day there had bees
a terrible upset at home, for, as Mrs.
Smith bad told 'me Harry had been
neglecting his work terribly and taken
to going , to the public house. ' •
- Then ti couple of days passed and
I heard nothingiwhile the next there
was a letter for me wOch seemed at the
time as if it:would nearly:drive mOrnad,
for'it was; from Harry.; telling me that
he could not put sup with their ways
any longer, and that he had enlisted
the -th Regiment of Foot. .
I asked leave to go opt, and went
over to thelown to find out that neither
Mr. Sohn nor Harry's mother had
heard of the etep he had taken, while,
when I put the letter in their hands and
watched their faces, I threw my ones
around Mrs. Smith's neck and we min
gled our tears.
very hard, very hard,' we heard
the old man say. 'I began as a laborer,
and I have trorkedi up a nice businesa,
of which rui master, and there it is for
my own sou whpn I die; but be prefers
to be a scarriP.' .
''lt was a miserable night that, and the
old man walked home with 'me alraost
in silence. '
'Don't fret about it, my lass,' he said;
'perhaps it's all for the best.'
Not fret ? How Could I help fretting.
Harry had his faults, I - knew,. but ho
was my sweetheart; and who, I asked
myself, was perfect ? Are yon surpris
ed, then, when I tell you that after six
months' service with his regiment, when
he kept on sending me letter after letter
telling me bow bitterlytbe repented the
step he had taken, and bp`w miserable a
life he led, that I should listen to his
prayers to find the money to buy him
off ? ..• , •
He knew I had a feW savings,- and I
told myself that they were his, and I
paid the money willingly, for he told me
that he could not' exist away from -me
any longer,. and -that did not bay
him off he should desert.
Yes,ll..paid the moueyy and he came
back home to work, on and off, with a
little more steadiness, while—ppor weak
girl that I was—refused to see how he
was changed, and loved birn more than
Then he began to talk Of out being
married, and began to talk ()tour tieing
married, and though old Mr. : Smith op,
posed, Harry's mother was quite eager
that we should be wed:. • She thought
that, once he was settled dOwn,he would
be steady and keep to his work, and I
thoUght the same.
Just at thattime my mother died—my
father had gone years before—and this
put off our wedding six months, though
it gave me a coMfOrtable, well-furnisheti
to offer as'my portion to my
htutb,atio. ono a ts
iiake, of my po4lou. -
Shall I tell y : ou more, or - hide the
rest, screening my husband's faultsi?
I would,, but that I think ray unhappy
life may prove a warning those who
might act ns foolishly as 1 did in refus
ing to listen to the good advicelreceiv
edand in binding myself so thoroughly
to the weakness--cf the man was s'o
soon to maktony own for life. .
For, in opiositionto Mr. Smith's will,
we were married, Harty and I. The
old niau was not angry with me, but
'No, my dear,' he said, fed as if I
should bd doing„ you a wrong if I gave
my consent. Yon know Hariy-now as
well as I do, and your marrying him
will not make him a better Man." • •
'Oh, yes, indeed it will,' I cried.
'God bless you, my dear,' he said,,
kissing me tenderly. 'I hope it will,
but I won't a party to the match.'
'But you won't be angry ; with us, Mr.
Smith ?' I saidimploringljt.
'With you_?;`No, my dear,' he slid.
`Nor with Harry ?'
'We've been angry with Harry for
five years, my dear, and iliblifilteep on
being angry with , him till he drops the
public house 'and sticks like a man to
Bo we were wed, an_ imost shame
co own it—that day; for the first time,.
I saw my husband so heltileasly drunk
that, in my agony of mind, I believe
that if I could have peen nume.triel
then I should have left , him for good.
But I was his wife, and he was my
huthand, my master, whose willing
slave .1 became. working for him when
he tie:aid not 7;votk, striving ry:r to win
him te , our hoeie, bat striving iu vain.
Befcire we had been rum riecl'a year, I
was very ill with ailment brought
onby grief aud - auxiety, and when our,
little one was born and I looked upon
its little face as that of .an angel sent,
perhaps, to win my husband's love to
me and home, that little face was still;
the eyes were- closed, for my cLild had
never breathed and never saw the light
of day. 1
It was a great grief of mine to me,
but time passed on, and a couple of yeaO•
later I neld our little girl to his lips that
he might kiss outochild, and then shrink .
away, in ; : misery and despair, .findi
out, as I did, that there was something
which be loved better than his child
andime—thebase indulgence of self.
It may seem hard to speak of him ttA
I do, but a long career of misery makes
me out-spoken. Was I not left alone
that he might drink, when oar little one
laisick unto death, and hard pressed
fotmeney to obtain the the necessaries
that might save ? The few
pounds my mother had left me had
gone long before—every penny spent
in, drink=and I bad not; coinplained;
only strove on, day after - day, to• win
'inn to my side, where poor old Mrs.
Smith would often be watching:; all
night long, sometimes by the baby'a
cot,. after insisting that I should take
some rest. -
. It all seems now, in the dim distance, '
like some terrible dream of misery,
wherein I see myself with , ; Harry's
father and mother, following the lithe
girl to' the grave, and they coming
weeping bac.k to try and comfort me,
for Harry had gone away. , •
Where? I never knew; only that he
would go away for days.
I see, too as in a dram myself grow
ing thin and weary, and so ill that ,
Harry, who was back, now, and very
kind,• persuaded: ma to go. away and
stay at the seaside with my 'old mis
tress. who bad gone down there for
her health; end proposed that I should
go and wait upon her for a month.
Harry's anther joined" in persuading
me, and Harry's father said it would be
wise, so I went, and at the end of the
month returned kw, find that I .had no
home, for Harry had sold fdl oar little
belonging for a miserable sun), mid the
money was all gone in drink.
I sat down in the empty room by the
bare hearth, upon the little bo?r, that
had ,been my companion at the seaside,
and asked _myself what I should do.
For a Sew moments" ,a lot feeling of
indignation came over me, and I recall•
ed, too much, for I vowed that I would
leave him now, never to return; Silt the
'sext minute the memory of this old
love carne back, and my vow to ho his
faithful wife, and the cruel thoughts
were cast away and I stayed. .
. Ten Ay, 15 years are gone, and I
stilt drudged on, patiently bearing my
lot. A few kind words and a smile are
the rewards ' I pray for, but they seldom
come now, since he's so much changed.
see the change at times; but not often,
for blindly cling to the old memory
of oar love, and, come what may, I
nightly pray for the Strength that shall
make me his patient, forbearing wife
'unto _the' erre.
The &Wort, Styles, and Fabrics that Well-
Dressed Ladies Wear. s
Fouipadou 7 styles prevail.
Neck ribbons are revived.
Now mantles have paniers.
Vt.'•sts take the place of fichns. .
Scarf mantles are very graceful.
Faille is - more stylish than satin.
Shirred basques are still•popular.
Black braid trims colored dresses.
" Lame bows are used on low shoes.
Neckerchiefs are tied in large bows.
• Berry buttons are used in jet and
Skirts are narrow,- but bustles are
larger. . .
Su-plice necks are stylish and becom
Ma i tinee raeques are made of satin
New (pokes poke downward in the
Japanese crimped craps is used for
Ivory white is the fashionable shade
of white. -
India linen is used for wliika morning
Jvciay cat's arc worn by S01:130 eques
1132,..14.04 acartr. sari% Cif silk inti2llll
Shoulder capes cross in front iu snr 7
The, spring wedding season began
Diamond shaped openings are on new
Small black Neapolitan bonnets. are
Braiding on jackets bids fair tO be,
come_, very common. -
Veronese green is nn artistic shade
for spring dresses.
Watering place dresses for,, day and
Alpaca or beeline dresses are import
ed from London.
Smooth English cloths are more s4 l ll.
ish than cheviots.'
Whit:rose Out is the atylish color for
Jersey gloves of black eilj will be
worn with spring suits. Z'
Soldier-blue is the popular i- Sliscle for
cloth jackets and, suits.
Worth uses striped- and chsngeable
silks iu his richest dresses.
Noon and 3 are the, fashionable
hours for day weddings.
Ostrich.feathers droop over the front
edge of large straw hats.
Jersey jackets are preferred to the
masculine English Walking jackal
Peisian cloth 'mantles trimmed-with
chenille fringe are very faibionable.
Basques with skirts of-different fabrics
are still popular and are economical.'
Puffs or ruches are more stylish than
pleatings for edging dress skirts.
Riding habits' skirts barely' touch the
ground when the wearer stands erect.
Silk underel.ithrng in silk princesse
shapes is worn with the new costumes.
—Japanese satiues have heads,.,Nrds,
fans, screens; and letters printed upon
' them. _
Brick-red silk stockings with' beck
ribbons to match arc, worn with black
Flannel d . es for seaside and moan-
gains are of oldier blue, or mustard
, Eaibroia red silk-muslin antl, nun's
veiling are the finest fabrics for
white dresses. '
Gold collar buttons represent a pansy,
bird or butterfly, or else they have , a
tnrquoisg, peirl or:diamond in the cen
tre. . '
SOMETHING Lemtnio.—A well known
Illinois farmer was in Chicago on.busi
ness the other day, when' an acquain
tance took occasion' to ask: ,
'Well, - Farmer Jones, is the wheat a
right this spring ?'
purfy fair,' was the grad&
mg reply. 4_,
• 'Good show foi fruit ?'
!Well, I guess so.'
'Sell all your potatoes at a big price ?'
'Party big, but I didn% have `raany . .'
'Had any too much rain in your see-
'Well, then, I don't see as you have
anything to complain of. I think yon
ought to feel like a young colt.'
- 'Wall, I suppose things do look a
little bright—just a -- little—but I don't
see, any occasion for shouting. Fact is,
twenty•one of my ewes had single , lambs
when they might ES well have had twins,
and / don't look for much of a price
on wool this summer.' 04"
Use, Short Words
The great art in the WO of worde Of°
use only those that will clearly pusent
our ideas to theininds of other" people.
The best words for this end arc short
larords,_becanse all classes of persons ,
know what they, mean and they are
easily kept in mind. The late Horatio
cynical' says: -
1 The English of our Bible is good.
Now and then some long words are
;found, and they always hurt the verses
is which you find them.
Take that which says, '0 ye genera
tion cif vipers, who bath warned you . to
dee from the wrath to come?'
There is one losg word which ought
not to be in it; namely, ...generaticin.'
In the old version the old Word 'brood'
is used. Read the verse again with
this term, and youleel its full , for Ce.
'0 ye 'viper's breod, who bath warned
you to flee from' the wrath to come?'
Ciimo sometimes does not look Llike
crime when it isset _before us in the
many folds of a long . word. When a
man steals and:* call it 'defalcation,'
we are at a ioso to know , if it is a
blunder or a crime.
If he does not tell the truth, and • we
are told that it is a case of 'prev - arica-‘
Lion,' it takes us some time to know just
what we should think of it.
NO man will ever cheat himself into
wrong-doing, nor will Ire be at - a
judge of others, if he thinks and speaks
of acts in clear; crisp terms. •
It is a good rule, if one is at aloss to
know if an act is right or wrong, to write
it down t ia short, straight-on English.
What a German Newspaper Says
Si'. Jositrit VOLESIILITT Aug. '22.1881.
We Germans are . in general not
inclined to believe at once in great an
nouncements and puffs; Nv,e are rather
suspicious, .and often with ,perfeCt right,
of exaggerations and humbugs. Our
motto is, "What the eye sees the heart
believes," and . we therifere desire to
see and examine ourselves before we
speak about things and praise them,
This was o' idea when we 'heard and
read so muc . about Dr. S. A: Rich
mond's justli% - celebrated World's Epi
leptic Institute; and we therefore sent
a reporter to the building. We are
noaLkable to give the best information
on the subject_ based end personal re
view and examination of the premises.
Our reporter found . Dr.. Richmond in
his office. The doctor kindly received .
him, and not only, answed all his
questions; Nit showed' and explained
everything- about the place to him.
Es office is on the fast • floor =of the
building; and its wall are cofered with
thousands of photographs of gentlemeu,-
and ladies re'stored to health , by the use
of Samaritan Nervine, among whom
our reviler recognized many of his
innumerable certificate of Course' 'and
letters in praise of ' this world-famous
remedy. ' • r.
About ten years ago br: Richmond
came to St. Joseph. He was then a
poor Young man, with .but little inoney,
and no friends to.assist him. He rent
ed a mall office on Francs street, and
commenced the. struggle for success
single-handed and' alone. •He has,
achieved Ei grand triumph, in • the
face of srubborn opposition on
every hand and is to-day one of the
wealthiest men in our midst,. . This fact
alone is amply sufficient to show the
merits of his invaluable preparation,
even though there were no other source
from which to procure valid and relia
But besides the money which this
great medicine has,been the means of
bringing to the inventor, - the doctor
receives daily the blessings of thousands
of patients restored to health and hap
piness through his instrumentality.
These letters are open for inspection. at
his office, and it requires two clerks to
attend to this branch of the business.
Dr. Richmond is a living example to
be imitated by all young men who have
a disposition to reach eminence in the
world by dilligence in the nsS of their
own exertions, and besides the enjoy
ment of the prosperity which surrounds
him, he has the satisfaction to be re
garded a human. benefactor. .
SPLENDID jOkE oR
Gently_ is'one of the
. dryest, jokers in
the world, and he had just as soon play
a joke on a member of his own family as
not. Dave's wife is a friend of his; and
so' she is subject to his jokes.' She hates
'lndians, and- always locks the doors .
when she sees the beggars who camp
around Beaver Dam, coming .toward
the. house. Dave knew this, so he
hired an Indian to go np to the house
with a. pass-key, .and beg a pair of
Dave's old "pants of the good wife,
which she would gladly ;give to get rid
of him, and then offered the Indian
half a dollar if he would go right into
the parlor and put the pants on. Dsve
thought it would be a good joke on ins
wife, and he got a drug store man
named Griffis_to go with him and watch
the fun from-a , distance.' The; Indian
got in the house, and
. when he asked
for a pair of old pants the good lady
saw through the joke and she gave him
Dave's Sunday pants, and he went in
the parlor andwa3 going to put them
on. This too Much for her, and she
went to the kitchen and got a diPper - of
hot water. Nobody knows exactly
what occurred;bnt Dave and 'Griffis
suddenly sawan Indian come out of
the front door, with one leg in - a pair
of black doeskin pants and the other
pante leg dangling in the air, atd the
Indian yelled as though ho was in pain,
and he pulled for the camp up the lake
about six miles. As he passed the two
r gentlemen the Indian said:' "Squaw
' heap spunky. Ugh! Hot water," and
he was gone. Dave went borne and
asked what the news was, — and , found
that he was out of a pair of Sunday.
pants in the pocket of which was $l2
in money, and his wife says when he
wants to send his friends up to the
house for any more pants to do 'so, by
all means. She Will be at home.—Beo
ver .Dam Argus.
$1.50 a Testi, laAitrasee.
TABLE 'Linn. - .--Every lady- who ;kw
sides at u table is 'interested to know -
how she can depend upon havieg things
come upon.tho table as she 'would like ;' •
them. How often aro remarks like ' -
this made: 'This is just my fate;:iheri
I especially want a nice thing, south-
how or other it turns out poor.' , •
A lady expects company for tee. :She
orders, for instance, biscuits, and they
are brought to the table heavy and indi,
jestible. How many housekeepere - can :
testify to mortification, as well as _
appointment, however, have accursed
to them that it is not always the'cook's
fault.' Your biscuits, cakes, pot-piet,
puddings, etc., etc., cannot- be raised •
with earth or worthless substitutes,
it becomes your own fault When . you.
permit sty 'Baking Power to come into 1 5 -
your kitchen about 'which you kmiir
absolutely nothing as to its purity or
EDUCATIONAL .NorEs.- r f-Fottr of the
County Superintendents of Kansas are
Taxation for education provides leas
than one dollar for each pupil of the
public schools of Georgia.
It is proposed in Portland, - Me., to
give the children in the public schoolis
longer summer vacation than they Ingo
hitherto enjoyed. • .Three months is
`the period fixed upon.
Gymnastic teaching in schoyls now
being obligatory in Fiance, all the ele
mentary' schools have peen provided
with a manual designed for boys and
girls respectively. Apparatus has been
presentedlo all schooli avlying for it;
since 1799 more than 600 diplomas of •
professor of gymnastics have been
grat.ted; and even the midest primary
schools have had a number of guns
placed at the disposal" of the boys for
practice in_shocting—a - preparation for
the future military . service.
The introduction of attractive reading
matter in the I,Soston public schools is
reported by Superintendent Seaver. to`
have been a , practical success.' Two
kinds of books are,used—those contain
ing infornaationsollateral to the regular
studies and those calculated to cultivate
a taste for goodl literature. Nr. Seaver
says: "It is delightful, too, to hear the
easy, natural and animated tones of the
children when reading under.the stimu
lus of freshly awakened interests; but
admirable above all is the skill of the
teacher, who ' can steadily use this
stimulons so that easy and natural
utterance in reading becomes, in time,
a fixed habit with the children.'
A NEW TYPE-SETTING
Among the numerous nompuies seeking
charters this year is one for the manu
facture of type-ketting- f -maching. For .
several years, in a locked room at Colt's
forks. where - only - those having special
force of men have been at work under
directions of the inventor, completing a
wonderful machine, which - is - laid now
to have reached perfection. ,It is 'a
marvelous piece of "mechaniam, both -
for-what it does and for the simplicity _
of its parts. There is a key-board as of
a piaua., with the'alphabet andnutner,
als, with combinations of letters and
short words frequently used. - A word
of six or seven letters can be put iu type
by a skilled operator in as little time as'
an ordinary compositor would take to
move his hand froin his stick to his .
ease. It sets up this type, arranges
them in the shape of - page or ,column,
justifies the lines, divides words,,etc., --
with perfect ease.. But more-than thir,
no matter how fast the typo may be set -
the rachinery is distributing type still
more ,rapidly, so that the - cases are
never empty. That is to say, the ma
chine, under the hands of a' skillful
manipulator, does easily the work of
three or fouf competitors. So -many
machines that have been made for this
purpose have primed failures, that it'
requires much faith to believe that coin
pieta success has at last- been achieved,
bnt so the gentle Men interested believei'
and most of the type' experts who . are
allowed to , inspect the machine seem to
be confined The company has al
ready orders for machines from some
large establishments.—Hartford mares
poliOnt Springfield Republican. ,
Sureitsrrrious.—A certain yoang
lady who lives in Smith St. Louis has a
mother who happens tobe• a very de.
vout Christian. This conscientious"
mother whenever her daughter procures
a new bat, bonnet or new pair Of shoes,
compels her to wear it at church before;-
appearing with it in any 'place else in:
public. Last week the piing lady "ex
pected to procure a new dress . , which
she desired to wear at a party next
Thursday night. She expected to have
it done and wear it to church last
Sunday, in order to obtain the right to
wear it at , the party. As the dress
maker disappointed her however, and
failed to finish the dress in time: the
poor young,lady - is now in trouble.
She has accepted an invitation to attend -
the party,-yet the dress- must lie nu
touched until after next Sunday.
In this connection it can also be
stated 7 that many young ,men, who -
have Christian mothers, also believe in
o strange superstition. They believe
that If they walk out-oil% saloon from
the same door at which '
they will soon be overtaken by bad
luck. As some saloons Kaye two doors,
a front and back door,, this superstition
causes young men J ci great deal of
trouble et times, as "they often find it
necessary to retire from such places .
through a narrow batik yard. When a
young man at 1 o'clock in the morning
is seen emerging from the month of
some dark alley it 14 therefore, safe to
include him among those who believe.
in the extraordinary superstition.—&.
"Wells' Health Renewer" restores health
and vigor,' cures •Dyspepsia, Impotence,
Sexual Debility. $1
Mr. Bennet'stroubles will take the 't'
out of Da Long's troables.—Boston Her