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THE SATURDAY JMLO UUVIIVG COURIBR
of cottrso given up all liopo ami roiilir.od
I. M. ItAVMONI),
I). It. IIIOMI'SON,
r. II miK.NIIA.Vi.
I) ( WIND.
O r. I liNKI!.
f & fit l I
4of iImIcIii (Siii'IIioiiIn.
GAPS, MUFFS, CAPBcS,
MATS, AND GAKmAGIo ROI3ISS.
IT YOU WANT ANYTMINO IN THIH LINE, IT WILL
I'AY YOU tO OALL AND BtC
2.1 AsM.tltt CiKlllcf.
IIIIOW nuny caret,
and nil llvo In
the preacnt: I
VuutiKttci-H art i
I a null tor and
for tho idrlsand
tlio boys. ,
Otitaldu tlio shad
ow are colder-
'Hoft flakes whirl downward and drift on tlio '
'Hound tho warm hearth, whoro the (Ire Is
Old folks draw closer at ChrNtmai attaint
Tho head of tho house. In the kIow of the cm
Stands straight as an arrow, smiling, but '
Thero Is his wife, nnd soma fifty Ilccembors
ljeavo her as lightly as vnes on the wind. i
Sho Is to him still as fair as lio tlmiiuht her
When In hor terns lilsalleKiance hosuoro.
Many a son, now, anil bloiviin cheekod dauch
(Jatlior about them for Christmas once morel
Then thero aro neighbors and cousins and lov
ers; llortlo, from college, and stroke, of his crew;
Sportsmen who como with nn oyo on thu cov
ers; Maldensnf benuty whosecharmsaro not few
Dainty Dlnna of fnwiraiiulto chary;
KcRlnald, freah from thu lunch on tho plain.
Learned clrl Kriultiates, Snlllo and Mary,
Meeting and uicctliu; at Christmas auiiln.
Still, to my fanr, the falreit of faces
Yonder Is kIiIiiIiii: In slUcry curls.
Framed In soft wi uppers and delicate laces,
Qrntutninther sits In n cluster of Klrla,
Watchllni thoiliitiieri with ejea Rrowlni; ten
der, Clearer nnd dearer for Ioiir aito pain;
Holding tho lovlnir hands near to defend her,
Safo with her children at Christmas ai;nlii.
1 can remember when beaux by the doen
Tainted her licauiy In wit and In wine;
1, too, adored hiT-thotiuli I was a cousin
Many a huiikI tried lt mettle with mine.
Ah, gallant compnii), vanished to hades!
Swept with tho jears till wo only remain.
Sho Is for mo still tho sweetest of Indies
1, her old suitor, at Christmas again!
Madam, your handl Though tho dancers be
Let us, too, stand not In wait, or In reel.
This was "the mode," eighteen hundred and
When It was voted as "mighty genteel."
Ail, that was dauelui;. Then "steps" were "do
(Not a wild ecrnmblo, nbsurd and imnno).
Vou will remember that elegant llgnre
Let uh walk through it at Christmas agalnl
Yes, that is well! Strlko a statelier measuro.
Fitting thu HiioHsand thu honor of U'nrs.
Say, docs It bring in you visions of pleasure,
Or has the nmsliMi tremor of team?
Here let us slay. Why this laughter, joung
"Under the mistletoe!" .oundsl then, 'tis
Grandmother, blushing, must bring out those
Sho has been keeping for Christmas agnlnl
HV si. yu.i.
ICopjrrlght, 1803, by Amei-icau I'ress Associa
tion.) It was along in November that Tom
and I discovered "indications" at a spot
in tho Piny on mountains of Novadn and
started a drift. Wo didn't intend to put
in inoro than a weok's work just enough
to develop tho "llnd" and load up with J
specimens for assay but after four or !
fivo days Tom was taken sick. Wintor
was already at hand, with u foot of snow
on tho ground.
If you htivo novor boon among tho
western mountains, I may tell you that
at ubout tho middle of December, after
winter has seemingly shut down, thero
comes what is called a "chinook" u
warm wind oil tho Pacific which melts
tho snow and stands tho season off for a
week, as it were. Wo had calculated to
take advantage of this break to got oat
of tho mountains, but fate willed it oth
erwise. Tom was a Now Englandur,
rough and rugged. Ho hadn't been sick
a day sinco ho could remember, unci his
sudden breakdown was a completo sur
prise to both of us. Ho was attacked
lato in tho afternoon with a violeut
twitching of his muscles, and by mid
night was in a profound stupor, which
lasted with but few intermissions until
I know that ho was In a dangeroui
condition, but 1 could not leavo him,
helpless as ho was, and make my wuy
down Into tho valley far nolo, nor oould
" litis i"
I tnlto littti iluwii In IiIh weiilt uiul hulp-
U8S HtlitU tlll'lf WHS lllll (HID tiling tO dO,
utid Unit was to get n shelter ready nnd
taltu thu Iwst cure ot him possible. 1
found it sholtorod Hput and in a duyund
i JioisTKNT.n ms ura.
a half had knocked together a protty
comfortablo shanty. Then 1 gathered a
great heap of firewood and was as ready
as I could bo for a change of weather.
For some days Tom neither grew better
nor worse. When I insisted on it, he
would tako a bit of rabbit soup, but his
appetite was gone, nnd ho lay for tho
most part in a deep stupor, neither
speaking nor moving.
For three years wo had knocked about
tho Silver Stato together in hopes of a
"find." It had been a hard life and n
rough one. Wo were more often hun
gry than not, and up to tho time of
Tom's illness vu had found nothing of
any consequence, but now well, if in
dications amounted to anything, we hud
struck it rich, and our tens of thonsauda
vrero right in sight. It seemed doubly
hard for Tom to be bowled over just at
this timo and harder still to know that
tho chances were all against him. Tho
only hope I had was that his robust con
stitution would pull him through this
mysterious illness, but us ho lost
strength nnd grow weaker day by day
even tins hopo died away.
Tho "chinook" lasted nine days. It
seemed as if summer had como back. I
nursed Tom, gathered a lot inoro wood,
made tho shanty mot o comfortablo and
dug it grave for Tom on a knoll ISO feot
back of the cabin. If ho pulled through,
ho would nour know it; if ho died, I
could not leavo his body ubovo ground
to bo eaten by the wild 1 toasts. Ho had
hardly spoken since his illness, his men
tal faculties seeming to bo benumbed,
nnd I was therefore greatly surprised
when I canto in from my grave digging
to find him looking better than for days
boforo. I took it as a sign that ho hud
passed the crisis and would now mend,
and I was trying to cheer him up when
"S.im, I heard you at work. Vou have
dono right. Vou know you could have
depended on mo to do tho same.
"Why, Tom, old man, you aro much
hotter today! You ato suroly going to
pull through! 1 was digging a bit to
run tlio water oil' if it eamo on to rain."
Dut ho was not deceived. After a bit
ho told me of his old mother and a sister
in tho east and asked that his share of
thu find intuit bo sent them in case
things turned out right. That night the
"chinook" vanished us swiftly as a shad
ow moves, and winter camu howling
down on us It was the '.'(Jilt of Decem
ber. Bofoiv morning it was far below
zero, and a heavy snowstorm was raging,
and Tom hud relapsed into his former
lethargic stato I was in for it now for
sure snowed upon thu mountains with
u dying man for companion. From the
morning of the ','0tli to tho afternoon of
tho 21th thu man never tittered a word;
sometimes lie would open his eyes as I
moistoned his lips or forced a llttlo soup
down his throat, but hu neither know
nor saw mo. I know by tho look of his
eyes that ho was stono blind. About U
o'clock on tho afternoon of tho dato giv
en, as I returned from tho spring with a
kettle of water, Tom quietly asked:
"Sam, is it near Christinas duy?"
"Within a fow hours."
"And you havo got tho grave ready?"
"Why, man, you won't need a grave
for years to como. Como, now, I wunt
to try you with u bito to ent, and I'll
warrant you'll feol bettor for it."
But before I could get around to it ho
had again become unconscious, and the
next and tho lust timo I heard his voico
was lato that night; I don't know but it
was Christinas morn, for it was mid
night or after when lie moved an arm
and broke uiv uleen, By thii tin lluvd
k ft m
"vou will i:t WltLU"
that it was only u question of fow
hours more. His long fust hud reduced
him to a mere skeleton, and during the
last two days I could hardly get tho beat
ing of his pulse or heart, lly tho time I
was awake, he said:
"Sam, where aro you? I cannot soul"
I took his hands in initio and bout over
him as I said:
"Uore I am, old fellow. Do you feel
"I'm most gone, Sam I And It's
Christmas day, ain't it?"
"Yes," 1 answered, greatly surprised
thnt he hud kept tho run of timo so ac
curately. "Hut you aro not going, Tom;
you aro betted"
"Christmas day in the old homo,
8am t" ho went on. "It is years sinco 1
was thero. They'll remember mo and
peak of me, though father and mot
Father's grave is there, near tho old
homo. Miuu they will never seol"
"But Tom, Tom, yon aro butter. You
will got welll" I cried, as 1 lighted a
candle and bent over him to lift his
"No, Sam. I've been dreaming,
dreaming of my mother and sister ol
father of tho old homo of Good
by, Saml 1 know you dug tho grave
days ago! Mark it, Hum. Mark it so
that motlior may know it if hIio ever
And it was all over with poor Tom.
1 sut beside him till tho day came, tho
day of prayer and feasting and rejoic
ing among millions, and then I wrapped
him in his blankets and carried him out
and gave him burial and tittered the
prayer which 1 know was on his moth
er's lips, and shed thu tears which 1 felt
wore welling up as shu thought of tho
absent one. He asked me to mark his
grave. 1 did so, and then 1 waited for
weeks beforo I could get down into tho
valley. Tho next summer when the
now hud melted away from thu moun
tains 1 went back to tho lonely shanty
with laborers enough to develop thu
mine, which wo called "Dead Man's
Find," and beforo another Christmas
day his mother sat by his grave while I
told her tho story of his illness ami how
her numu hud been thu lust on his lips
on that dark Christmas morning when
his soul went outinto tho great unknown
Mrs. Brown That's a nice turkey, but
I expected you'd havo brought some
thing to wash it down with.
Brown My dear, thut's a rufllo tur
boy, and hu's leeu washed down al
ready. 'A snake In the grass" is all tho o
dungoroiiH from being unsuspected. So
aro many of tho blood medicines ollered
the public. To avoid all risk, ask your
druggist fornyer'H Sursnpurilln, and also
for Ayers Almanac, which is just out for
tho now year.
Water colors and etchings at Crancer'H.
212 South 11th.
When you want prompt service and
fuir treatment and tho selection from
tho largest Block of groceries in Lincoln
call on V. A. Collin & Co., HueeessoiH to
J. Miller, ll.'t South Hleventh street.
Trester sells over 110 kinds of coal.
Best grades of Scrunton anil Lucku
wunnu hard coal at the Whitebreast
S10.80. Whitobrenst Coal and Lime Co.
Tint I'tlliill I'lielllr Clirni ltule.
Only fcJO.OO llrst class toOgden, Salt
Lake, Helena. Spokane and Portland
For full particulars call at city ticket
olllcolOU O street.
l:r ' '!
Saved Her Life.
Mrs. C. J, M'ooi.iiiniHiK, of Wnrtliuiu,
Tt-X.l. saved tile life ' h r i lulil 1 the
ilii of Ayor's CliiTi-y Pectoral.
"dim of iiiy i'IiIIiIihi li.nl Cii'iip. T!
cixew.iH nttelKleil by nlll hilrl.in.iinil i
miiiikim'iI tn be well imiltT control. (I
nlsjiit I win si.irtleil li Hie chlM's li.n.i
In ft tlilnif. and nn (.'nine; ti it finiml It "ti n
U'lllll.' It h.'Ul Head) cemeil til lllein1
lteallzlimth.it tlii" hilil'-.il iiinliiirrdiKllin n
hail beeiiine iinxllili' In "i'l''1 "f llicliieilleln -ulveii,
I reasnneii Hint sneii lenieillet wnni
be of nn aail. 1 lav 111'.' p.'iit of a Ixitth- '
.)er'('lieriy 1'ieli.i.il in I he bmixe, 1 -j .
the ehllil tbiee ilnses l shmt Intel nli m I
niixlomly wnlleil n'Mlll I'loln lln limin it
the I'eetinal was KlM'ii. Hie elillcl's bn ill
mew c.'nler, anil, In a sh"ll lllne, she .
sh'epliii; inietly ami breathliii; n.it m '
The ehlhl it alle .mil well lo-'1 'y. innl I
lint hesitate tn i lli.it ,er'ii I'heii) !'
total .ioil hei lit "
Prepared by Dn J ( A rJc.'o.,Iie;i, M .-
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Illiiitiirs . M. Itujiiioiiil. I'.. K. Ilnmu, M.
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II.Morrlll,A..I.Snwer, Lewis (Ireuiiry, I'. W.
Little. (I. M. Liinibertsou I). II. Wing, H. W.
IOIIN II Wlltdlll I'rrtl.trnt
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SAM WEST IMF I ELD'S.
Real Estate Loans
)n farmi In Knatcrn Nobraakn and lmproT4
pruporty In Lincoln, for a torin ot jenrt.
IrOWRST CURRENT RATES.
R. E. AND J. MOCRE.
t'nrner KleTcnth nnd O Htrentx, Lincoln,
S1IFF IIS MI 10 n
FROM $2.50 TO $4.50.
Lincoln Stiff Hat Factory
N. W. COIL TWBLFTII AND O RT6.
')ld Hats lllaclctd, Cleaned, Dyed and
wide as ()md as new. All kinds
of Repair Work done.
AM AIIIM.I MAUI ',
Does all kinds of Unpninng I'lomptly
All work warranted.
.108 No. llth St.
T. C. KKItN. I). I). S.
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II) (inll lliiinllliiii, IiIh literary executor, with
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IIImIiiii'h roinpli'tn wurkit. "'Iwentj Yenm nf
CcniKrcsn." mill IiIh later bunk, "I'ullticiil I)1h
ciikhIiiiih. One irnnieetnt for theni three bent
si'lllin,' iHioks in the inarketx. . h. 1' .Ionian,
nf Maine, took 112 nrilerx from llrxt lllleallii.
iiKi'iitN rollt ltI..tit. Mr. Milliard, of Ohio,
Icnili l.'i orderN, CI Seal ItnuHiii, in in e ilii) . iiotlt
'J(l,v:ri. 1C, N. Hire, of MiiMtiu-lninettH. took "7
Mrdera in two ilii); prollt 17.'4.. ,1. Purl
rnlifo, of Maine, took 111 older from ,V!ealU.
prollt 7.1. ','.. K. . Palmer, of North Dakota
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' puz7leil jou, Avnlil mlntakea by Kettleii;
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faculty, eipcrler.ceil miiniiueiiieiit, rompmheniiv clrrlculum, thorough work, bbjb noral aart
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We haru 21 rounex. Our mutiie, flnn art, pen art, drUarte, elocutionary, conraa and kinder
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Sulublu t.l . u.ik'il I
A HIMtl t'l III.
WE A KM EN
Our off I r still holds uood to
pnckani. of .ir n inuh , n ml w ho arc iifciling n .sure cure for physical wt-ak-tifhs,
or who l.uk itnl eiRTKy nnd sexnnl strength.
W'v 'U'inl Hi iiitiliilioii l all to test our remedy free of
expense have for a postal card or letter btatnp which is required when
teuduii; to us for a blank on which to make a statement of case, so that
treatment can bo prepared to suit, 'and a stamp for letter returning
blank to us after it is filled. When the statement of case is received
we prepare nnd send eijjltt days' treatment with full directions nnd prepay
the postage thereon, thus making the trial absolutely free.
We have supplied these free trluU of I'llOF. IIARIllg
OI,rill,i: .1Ii:il ATi:i 1ASTI1MM:s continuously
.TRIAL for more than ten
Package, for our business.
We know there are thousands who could be benefitted by this treat
ment and IVi; .WITi: Till:. AIX to send us their address by
postal or httir for our bl.ink ami circular.
ICi:iIi:.112Si:iC tli.it a i-m-ulnr describing 1'rof. Harris' Pastille treat
ment and a sample p.uk.ige of the remedy sufficient to last eight
d.is mi' suit iilisulutfU free to persons who have not had samples.
'1 Ik i"-t ;ur u.ijiuiiiing the treatment is only w.oo for one mouth:
" m fi r tv.o r...ir.h , ; ;.i for three mouths ; and i,oo for each month
t'i r ii'i'. W c!i"r:e n more. We take no less, as the treatment
will vnrtli tie prtet , .itul is lurtiished to all at u uuiform price.
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.,::',;: r I The HARRIS REMEDY CO., Stixtt:.
Lvnixt r .. I oo Qookmnn Stroot, MEW YORK CITY, N. t.
VM. M. CliOAN, President, or
W. J. KINSLEY, Sec'y and Trru.
1 5 YEARS
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ddla Anod Men,
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years and trust entirely to their efficacy