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t. H. VA WYCK. U. S. Senator. Neb. City.
Al.YIN HAl'MlKKS. IT. H. Nt-nator. Dm.li..
E. K- VA1.KNT1NK, Represent at e.West Polu
, JAM EH W. DA.VVK.M. Coventor. Lincoln.
K. I'. I.iili KN, Secretary of Htate.
' i ll : M.ICtl.V. Auditor. Lincoln. '
I. I MM'i IiI'.V a NT, Treasurer. Mocolu.
W. l'.S. M:i,t. i'ubllc I net ruction.
A.; K'-i ..J A 1.1.. I -and Coiiiuil.'litiier.
I HA I AiV.Hf. Jit.. Attorney lii-nerul.
". .1 Wi-.l.'ii. nt IVnlteutKiry
):. ll. r. ma itiikwson. Muut. iimihi t..r
At. jut cm Court.
M. X A I 1. 1., Chief Justice. l-'rcmoiif
.!K l:. I.a K K, Omaha.
A.WaSA Colli'., I.liu-olu.
ttreumt Jmtirittl tJittrrf
H. V.. r( !'.. Judge. Lincoln.
J. It. SI Itt'i'l-:, I'rosceuting-All'y,
W. C. Silt. Wa 1.1 KK. Cier On-unl Court.
CVf 'life tor t,
JOSKIMI V. 'A 'Kf KltACII. Major.
WILLIAM II. t'CSIIIMi. t r:iiiiri-i .
J. I. . 'H .N. t ii v Clerk
WiLLhll rol l 'KMJKlt. l'olico Judtic.
M. A. II A It MOAN. City Attorney.
V h ItliHIi.Ki:, l hii ( of l'o.l .
K. K ItuKII ..lilt OvrnM'i'rul Mreets.
hKH K K, Chief of Fire Tlept.
IOHKI-H ll. HALL, Ch'u hoard ol Health.
Inf. Wan!-. I. M. S line burlier. Win. Uerold.
Jii'l ivard -.Irny Uartni.tn. J. l. Patterson.
U iiiJ- lv.i lrew, M It. Murphy,
itli Wjir.t '. S. HaWMin. K. 1. I hub itf.
JK8SE B. Tl'OIK. J. W. BAKNKS.
V. V. I .VMS K1), Wm. WIN I' KKS I KKN.
Kl. liKKl SKI.. ISAAC WILKS.
rWa.r-JN. W. MA1LSHALU
Count r Directory.
W. If. NEWKLL, County Treasurer.
J W. J KN n IN'liS. County clerk.
J. W. JOHNSON. County .Iude.
It. W. II Yl.wS. Sheiill.
CVICL'S AI.ION. Sup'l of I'ub. Instruction.
C. W. KAlitPIKLO. County Surveyor.
I. I. CASS. Coroner.
I'UUMV roll M I HS I OS V. 118.
J A 11 KS CIAWK(1!I). South Hcnd 1'le.iu.t.
UM'L RICllAltlJHON. Mt. I'lcusanl lieciuct.
A. K. TOlsll. I'iallMiioulh
Parlies having business with the (bounty
Comiuinfifuers. will uud thviii in session the
t liit Monday uud Tuesday of each iiionth.
HIlAHII OK THAIli:.
KKANK CKKl!TH. I'l H!.lent.
J. A. COXNOK. HKNltV it.KCK. Viec-Prei'l-tlflita.
WM. S, WISK. Secn-taiy.
KUKD. i;ui:i;KK. Tie:i.surr.
He-inlar i'i'retinu of t lie itoanl at t li Court
llouw.tlir limt TutfMilay evi-ninof each mouth
..BHIV.IL A.M OKPAI1TL11K OK
I'LiTTMIOl Til U.ill.H. .
A K HIV K.I.
7.30 p. 111. I
i.30 . m. i
i y.oo h. in.
1 3.00 p. ni.
1 K.oo a. ni.
I 6.65 p. ra.
.u a. in
a.'io a. in.
4.25 p. 111.
k.oo a. m
I.ixj p. ui
- 15 ceuti
' - cents
u.uo a. in.
,&u p. III.
i. io a in. i
.'.a p. in. (
I.JO p. iu.
i l.oo a in.
Dee. 17. I .nl .
II AT KM CUAKUKU I'Olt
On urjer ;iut itxoi-ediiia is - -tjver
ili ai.il not exceeding $3" - -?
A single Mouev Order may include any
Kiiiounl frm one cent to Oily dollars, but
i.iu-it not roiitain a fnictional part rI a cent.
ItATKD FOlt rosTAliK.
It elats itinttdr (letter) 3 eent per ounce.
Utl " ( lublUher'H rates) 2 eti per lb.
U " (Transient iewiiaers and
lHMk come mi ier thin cl;i() I cent per
each 2 ounces.
ith vla-HM (.uierwhandifo) 1 c-ut per ounce.
J. W. Ma km haul. I. M.
: bS-lH -,mri-N.
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
Taking Effect July, 2 181.
FOK OMAHA F1COM 1'LATTSMOU'1 51.
Leaves 3 ma a. in. Arm u -.u. a. in.
1 vis p. in. " j :. in.
8 a. in. " ! :-W a. m.
K. C. AND ST.JOR.
6:3a. ill. " 9 a. mi.
C :M p. in. " ! p. in
F1COM OMAHA FOK FLaTTSMOLTH.
Leaves 8 :15 a. m. Arrives 9 u$5 a. m.
7;00p. in. " 51:10 p.m.
" tf i3i p. 111. " 7 :35 p. in.
K. A'U ST. JOK.
8 j'J5 a. in. 9 :2ti a. in.
" 7 ;4S p. in. " H :30 p. in.
FOR THK WKST.
leaves Plattsmouth 9 :00 a. in. Arrives Lin
eoln, 11 -AS a. in. ; ll.i"tiiiK 4 :3U p. in. ; McCook
10 :06 p. u. 1 Hciiver 8 :-'0 a. m.
Leaven 6 :V p. m ; arrives Lincolu 9 CV p. in.
Leaves at a a. la. ; Arrivos Lincoln 4 :10pm
Leaves ai s :10 p. in. ; Armea at Lincoln ii :
p. m. ; llartiias o :Zn a. m.
Leaves at '1 p. ; Arrives at Lincoln C :3U
p. IU. ; ItanllUKs 'i a. In. : MoCouk 4 :50 a. in ;
lieuver 1 :0U p. in.
Kirov rui: v.Ksr.
- Leaves Deuer at 8 p. in. ; Arrives at Mc
Cook 4 j5oa. in. ; H.Litiu,;-' l' :'jo a. i:i. : Lincoln
X :o p. di. ; P.atlmoutli 5 :0U p. in.
Leaves IJucoln 7 a. m ; arrives I'laltsiuouth
Leaves Lincoln at 11 :45 a. in ; Ar.ives 5 opm
Leaves ILvntiU;it 7 :l - p. in. ; Arrives Lincoln
9 'M p. in. ; I'lalUtnoulL z :50 a. in.
leaves lleuver C :) a. m. ; Arrives McCook
vti a.m. ; Hastings :'to p. m. ; Lincoln C ;45 a.
uu ; Flallsmuulh I ut a. iu.
Passenger trains leave I'latrsmouth at 7 Ou a.
ni.. 9 00 a. iu.. 5 10 p in. and arrive at Pacific
Junction at 7 25 a. ui.. 9 20 a. in. and 5 30 p. in.
K. :. a N i sr. JUK.
Ieave at 9 ;2u a. in. and 6 :-V p. in. ; Arrive at
Pacilic Juuctioa at 9 :J5 a. la. and 9 :1. p. m.
FKOM THE EAST, i
Pasei ger trains h'ave Pacific Junction at 8 ii
a. in.,6 vi p m., lo a. in. ' and--arrive at Platts
wouih at b 40 a. in.. t to in. and lo 3o a. ni.
K. C. AM) HT, JOK.
Iavo Pacific Junction at 6 :10 a. ni. and & :10
p. ni. ; Arrive 6 5 a. in and 5 :V p. in.
Missouri Pacific Railroad.
Evore.ts Express Freight
leave leaves . leaves
Koiuu goinK going
OfTH. 80VTU. 80UT1I.
8t. Log is
7 40 p iu
a &9 "
8.37 " ,
9.1-0 " (
W.t. - .
tf ?2 a.m.
12.M a. in.
2.0O p. Ih.
.i :o "
NOll I II.
8 52 a. m
4.3ft p. Ill
5.ln a. iii
7.67 a. in-
4.24 p in.
C 3i '
4 64 "
6 33 "
6 65 "
The above is Jefferson City time, which Is 14
mlDUtes faster than Omaha lime.
;oxsi?jiitio. c i
An old physician, retired from active prac
tlcc. having had placed in hi hands, by au
East India Missionary the formula of a simple
vegetable remedy for the p-ei;y astl neruia
! went cure ol Cousiiiuutloii. r.r -K-liitl C .tirrli
' Aklhrua. au.l all 'lliruat mid l.ir g are.-t;ns.
f also a positive and radical cure I r iiefrl
I UebLllty. autt all uei voim rojnidaiiil. after hsv
' loc thonMighly tented its wonderlul ratative
'powers Iii ttiousauds of eaes. feels it Ills rtuty
to make It kumii i-.i ins leuows. iuc rrriw.
with full particular", directions lor preparation
anrt use, ami all iieces:iry alvii-e and instruc
tions for MHM:eftil treatment at your own
home, will be received by you by leturn mail,
frw of charge. iy aar-siiig with Hamp or
tauiM.d sel-adjresed envelope lo
-4fyl , ' ik. J. 4 J. KVNOM,
- ' lot Washington Sr . Itroofclyn. N. Y.
J; F. BAUMEISTER
-Tr'FurCUBes FrealA, Pure Milk
'delitetbed" daily. .7
Special eaUs atteuded to. and Fresh Milk
trom tame cow InrnUheU when 'wanted. 4ly
. ',.:. ' v -'
siiimi Sc ii::f:so."v, ,
ATT'IKN KYS AT LAW. Will praeiiea io all
ine ouriK in tlie iatc. OlMeeovt r Hrl a-
uoual Itauk. 4yl
fl.ATTSMOIM'll - NH'.KKKA.
IU. A. SAMSIM'ltV,
illee ovvr Smith. Islaek Co's. Drujf Storw.
r irsi ciiiMH dciitiitry at leasoualilu prices. 231y
II. MFAIlK, M. !..
PHYKICI VN and St'lttrKON. Oillce on MaiH
Street, b I wet-a Hlxtti an I Sovelith. south chle
Oil ice open day and itiglit
nil'NTV l-HMl4 lAN
ftecltl attention given to iMsimm- of women
and liildiea n(
ATlOIt.NKY AT LAW. Fit-eraIdH Block
ri.A I I Ml)l'TII. - NKItUAMKA.
Agent for Steamship Miies to and from Europe
tt. it. i.ivi.;vio. m. i,
I'll VHll-l AN Jfc MltllKON.
OFFICE HOL'K9. from in a. m.. to 2 p. m.-
r.iajiiiuu c suigeoa lor l . . I i.-iision.
lIt. H. .1Iil.l.k:ft.
P II Y S I C I A N A N I) S V It G E O N ,
Cjn be found by calling at his oillce, corner 7th
ana Alain Streets, In .J. 11. Waterman house
J AH. H. .MATJir.YVH
ATT Ht N K AT LAW.
Olllee over Baker . A I wood V store, eolith side
ol Main between Mil and t.lli slreel.
J. II. NTKOIIK.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Wi!l practice in all
the Courts in the State.
H-i'rict Atl-irncy mi l Sulitiu I'ulilie.
CO LI. ACrOA-.Y .S7'f:t'IA , Tt .
AT'IOUNEY IT LA W. Keal Estate. Fire In-
slilaiice aud Collection Agency, tljlice -Union
oiock. i laiismouiii, 'seuniska. ?2ni3
i'. if. xvin:i:i.i:it a to.
LAW OFFICE. Keal ltate. Fire and Life In
surance AireuL-i. ri:.iiiiiioulh. NVlir.Ll.-:i ',il-
lectors, tax-pay re. Have u complete altract
oi iiin-3. isiiy aim sen rem estate, ueg itlate
tiaiis. oic. isyi
.iahi:s :. uoiiuiMO,
ATTOKNEYAT LAV.'. W ill i.ra: tiee in Cass
and adjoining Counties ; gives special attention
io collections aim abstracts ol till.1. Ollice in
rngerail iilocK. i'lattxmoittli. Nebraska.
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J. V. XCIYIICKKV,
JUSTICE OF THE I'EACE.
Has hi" ofllee in the trout tiarl of his tesidenet-
ou Chicago Av niie. wiiirrt: hu in iv bef.uu! m
readiness lo attend ko t.'ie duties of liie of-
nce 47i f.
itoitKUT is. lriviia v ti,
ATTOKNKV AT LAW.
OJlIee over CiUiuth's Jewelry Stoic.
m. A. HARTiCAN,
ju a w v i: ii .
Kl rZ.IKH Vl.l.'a BlJ' !i, Pl.Arih.Mwlilll Xkb
Prompt and careful attention to a general
A. N. Si:i.Liv.x. II. Wooi.ey
SULLIVAN & WOOLEY.
Attorneys and Counsolors-at-Law.
OFFICE -Iu r-i0 I'DioU HI ck, front rooms,
.a-ou'lMiiry. juu,,. Proiit utientiu jciven to
all ba:!ii4 . niar2."
a quiel jil.uui for ;i
All work IlirAUANTKEU lirst class
tl.f plaot', up stair, suuih side of Alaii.
ar J. G. BOONE. PropY.
C IILIIS III.,
I'ropi let or,
Flour, Corn Meal t- Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
prices. The highest prices paid for Wbeat and
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
ClTi ol l'LATTSHOUTH
Valuable otillots for residence inn
poses. Sage's addition lies south-west of
the city, and all lots are very easy of
access, and high and sightly.
For particulars call on
E. SAGE, Prop'r,
SAGE'S IIAIiD WAKE STOKE.
All sufferer from tins disease that are anx
ious to cured should try Ir. K issuer's Cele
brated Consumption Powder's. Thee3 Powd
ers are the only preparation knov n that will
cure Consumption and all diseases of theThroat
and Lungs -indeed. o Mrong is our faith in
them, and also to convince you that they are
no humbug, wc will forward to every sufferer,
by mail, post paid, a Free 'I rial Box.
We don't want your money until you are per
fectly satisfied of their curative powers. If
your life is worth savicg. don't delay in giving
the! Powders a trial, as they will wurely cure
you. . "
Price, for lanse Box. $3.00. or 4 Boxes for $10.
Sent to anv pari of the United States or Cana
da, by mail, on receipt of price. Address
ASH & BOBBINS.
360 Fultoti St.. Brooklyn. X. Y.
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StaU & Monro Sts.. Chicago.
w iii P9m prvpni it idt tviiirw nmr a
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I jMaunals ak tndadw lairtt-toii tA Ex-
.1 1 'a. it... iu,
AT JOE McVEY'S
You will find the Fiuest Imported
French Brandy, Chacapaicn. und other
Fine "Wines, l'ure Kentucky WhisKies,
several of the best an most popular
brands of BOTTLE 13EER, Fresh
Beer always on draught, and Fine Ci
gars. - 26tf.
THE OLD GATE'S STORY
An old and crippled gto am I,
And twenty years hava panned
Kin co I was nwuiiif up higii and dry
Belwixt theao pnta set fast.
Anil now I've grown no powerful woak-
Lier-pised by niau and tieast
I'm M'-areely utron enough to qneak,
AlthoiiKh I'm uuvergreasod.
Twas lwidity jearw as;o, I fcay,
Wli!ii Mr. "Enos Wliito
t'aino kind of liaiiging 'round my way
'ilijnt every other night,
lie hung u pull my ntai board niJ')
And mIic upon tliu tothcr
Till Susan Smith becaino his bi i J
Aud iu due time a mother.
I groaned iutoiiflely when I heard
Licspito I am no c hurl
My doom breathed in a dingle word
The baby via a girl!
And as Hhe grew and grew and grow,
I loud bemoaned my fate
For Mho was very fair to vie-.v,
Audi I was "tliu gjte!
Then, in due time a lover came.
Betokening my ruin
A dapper fellow, Brown by naint
Tito grown up baby wooiu'!
1'hey hwimg upon me in the glooui,
And talked of moon aud btur
'J'hey'ro married now and live at liom
Alone witli in. i uud pa.
Mv lot wsh happy for a year
N'o courting, night or day
I had no thought, 1 hud no fear
Bad luck would come my way.
Put, oh! this iiiorninjj save the mark!
There came a wild Hiirpriso;
A abadow rlittod grim aud Jurk
Aciobh Biy bunny akiea.
A doctor witii a knowing Hnnle
A uurso with face aerene
A bustle iu the house, the while
Great Scott! what can it mean?
My hinges aclio my lock is weak
My pickets aro aw hid
I hear that awful doctor apeak
It id another giiL ' ;
OiiU HUVVAKU PAYNE.
Ihe Ilcitit h Author of "Home, Swcitt
H't is oomi:i hoin. AfUr thirty yeara in a
foreign gravis his bonei aro traveling back to
liiHiiaiive land to rest forever. Homeless in
life, death ha restored to him uot only the
love and appieciatioa for which ln pined, but
the ideal tetideinusaof which be dreamed. Tbo
people whom he fancied nbgiect'.-d him, and
for whose sympathy and praise ho hungered
with a child's hoartsiclmcss, aro waiting with
full hearts to honor his dust The fairest epot
in the garden of the dead lias I en chosen for
his monument, which will be a shrine before
which all will bow iu homage.
This tardy kindness is given bii memory,
not for the result of his life-work, which waa
C'.Kd bnt for one little eong. which flowed, no
doubt, from his heart when it wan over full of
i:id:ies Something of the eternal buugor of
hia spirit for love and companionship passed
into the words, aud made Ilomo, Sweet Home
deathless. Something, too, of tho sombre
melauehnly which brooded within his soul,
frinco whoever bears its plaintive music feels
the heait swell aud tho eyes grow misty.
The angnih of the singer
Hakes the sweetness of the strain."
Of all America a songs it id the only one that
cannot die, f ince its sentiment will bo as dear
to generations unborn as to ua. As long as
the human heart needs lovo and kindness,
that long will tho notes of uIIome,Sweet Home"
have power to thrill it.
Some influence we can not trace or under
stand followed John Howard Payne and kept
bis life from beiug what is called successful.
Yet surely be who has left one imperishable
line to Uio world which contains an ennobling
Hcntimjnt has not failed. AU tho logic of the
schools afla the law's decrees have not done so
much to foster tho love of home as has this
little song. Its author wove it from the woof
of the ideal, ninco home to him was never a
realiry. It was born of tho union of his imag
ination with his longing for tho genial atmos
phere, the enchanted air of his dreams.
Something, perhaps his destiny, stood ever
lietween him and the realization of bis bones.
He was ambitious, industrijus, and clover,
yet he could not wring from a heedless public
either appreciation or financial reward. After
years ol struggle, and disappointment, loneli
ness and close acquaintance with hardships
aud poverty, bis character took on a soft and
delicate melancholy which never left him.
itis soul was auo a star aud dwelt apart."
He wassixtv vears old when ha rlii-.I- nl n
saddened from life's history that he appeared
much older. It was in tho year 1S25 or not
long before, while in London, that he wrote the
ong that earned him immortality. It waa
iu the drama entitled "Clarl, the Maid of
Milan " "which Charles Kemble. of Covent
Garden theatre, London, lwught along with
uther manuscript, for thirty pounds. Mrs.
Tree, a sieter of Ellen Tree, sang the song upon
its first production. It was popular immedi
ately. A hundred thousand copies were sold
in one year, but not ono cent was paid to the
luthor by the fortiyiatti publishers. It lias
been distributed by millions of copies since
men, ana uie greatest lingers nave ueiigntea
aivrtads of hearers with its simple and touch
ing music and sentiment. While tho world
atig it tcelin'-ly in its humblo as well as ele
gant homes, ou the street, in its churches,
everywhere, the bomelc-33 author was often in
need of bread.
It is stated on bis tnouument iu Tunis that
Pavne was lorn in Boston, which is incorrect.
He was a native of New York citv. His father
removed to Boston whilo Howard was verv
young, aud opened a boarding school. Tho
bright, ambitions boy there beau his literary
. I i I .- .1.: i -i . i i i-
career uy puoii.siiu:g, wuite sun at a SCUOOI, a
little weekly newspaper named The Fly, which
bore evidence of the promise that was in bim.
lie was a good elocutionist ana passionately
fond of things theatrical. -
hen thirteen he was placed in a counting
house iu New York, a situation most distaste
ful lo bim, tho tediousuess of which he relieved
by acting as the editor ofThe Thespian Mirror.
Tue excellence of the dramatic criticisms con
tained in this journal made him Home influen
tial acquaintances, among them a Mr. Soamau
who sent bim to Schenectady college to be edu
cated. While there be edited Pat-time, a
weekly magazine, the first number of which
appeared iu 1S07. In 18US he returned to Bos
ton to prepare for the stage, and continued lit
erary labor there as editor of The Mirror. His
first appearance on the stage wa3 made in New
York in February, lNUl, and was a success. It
was followed by engagements in New England,
the south aud west, initio he went to Eng
land, and on June 4th of that year appeared in
Drury Lane theatre, London. He continued
an actor several year?, after which be devoted
himself to literature. His editorship, in Lon
don, of a theatrical journal called The
Opera Olaas did not last long. By the
year lSi he - bad written several
dramas, the last being "Clari."
While iu Europe bis literary work waa car
ried on sometimes in London and sometimes in
Paris, but its financial rewardswere preca
rious, and the lean aud hungry wolf was oftou
in Bight; While in Paris he made the acquaint
ance of Washington Irving, who extended a
fraternal arm to the unfortunate poet Ho
returned to America in 1831. aud made his
home in New York with a younger brother.
His literary schemes proved unprofitable. For
ome time Payne aeted as the agent of the
Cherokee chief .John Boss, both iu tho country
of his tribe and in Washington. His chival
rous kindness to. tho Indians led to his arrest
by a party of state militia of Georgia, and
temporary imprisonment. President Tyler ap
pointed him consul at Tunis, in l$4l. Ifo waa
recalled during the administration of Polk.
President Fillmore reappointed bim, and be
held the position of consul to Tunis at the
time of his death. . - -
P ' Who can measure the loneliness of this disap
pointed, melancholy soul? . Only those can
-realize '. his solitude m ho know by experience
what "a dosolate sensoof isolation comes over
a stranger in a strange land when lib feels the
poor. atom, self, ahoorly contrasted with the
vast, cold nisss of humanity beside. " .
In a strange land alone he died, but his own
people forgo: bim not, for after iu my years be
is coming home. ': Somewhere in th; "boundless
universe, fread from the sadness ttrit clouded
it here, bis epirit dwelis. Looking with eyes
from wbicb all -earthly veils have leen lifted
be sees that the life he connid n vd a fadnre baa
left the world the better for its existence. See
ing this, even iu hialiigh and bieaV estato, bs
Uiuat rejoice.--- , -
Happy they whose buried pagos
' Perish with tbetr rives; t
. If amid the crumbling ago '
r;"iJ,,Jr r""4 vsj
Tlio'tjifiid of Ihu author of Homo Sweet
Home" will livo.wbeu the words and name of
many whoso lives were rockonod more success
ful shall pass into oblivion. Brsido bis tomb
millions, not yet inuxiatence, will pauso, rovi-r-tntly
One great society alone on earth
T ho noble living and tho noble dead."
A BIRTHDAY KING.
John Pros ton True.
Dear Frieud 801110 day, in bright and unknown
Studded with jewels of swoot Hope's fruition.
When, on the higher ledges, dewea with tears
Or toil, thy feet hath c bin bod 'neath God's
Some memories may livo of thoughts grown
Of wandorings, of climbs in rocky places.
Of wayside springs that murmur, clear aud
lown stouea that gleam with suuligbt's yellow
And, babbling, try to tell of other faces,
let keep their secrets safe since fain they must
For golden spells be this thy magic ring
And on the sands a turn might brush a wing;
Some day 't will bring to light faint outliuod
Where Life's tro:;g pinions, passuig.awept tha
Ivan TouriteMCfPw Mtory or a I'ojl.
Thero was a fool. For many years bo lived
comfortably. Then, little by littlu, the news
came to him from all - l'ters that he was a
The fool was very much coufusod by this,
and was very anxious to find some way to put
an end to Ktu-h disagreeable news.
At last a sudden idea brightoued his poor
bead, and without much ado he put it into
An acquaintance met bim iu tho street and
began to praise a famous painter.
"Mercy!" exclaimed the fool; fcthis painter
was forgotten long ago. Don't you know that?
I did not expect that from you. "You are behind
Tho acquaintance was confused and hast
ened to agree with tho fool.
"What a beautiful book that is," another ac
qnaintanca uaid to the fool, talking of a new
"Oracious!" exclaimed the fool, "that book Is
good for nothing; there is uot a single novel
idea iu it Everybody knows that Didn't
yon know it? Oh, you "are behind tho times. "
And tins acquaintance was also confused, and
ho too agreed with the fool.
"What a fine aud noble man my friend N. N.
is." naid another person to the fooL
"Oh, dear mo!" exclaimed the fool, "be is a
well-known scotinareL He has cheated all his
relatives. Who does uot know that? You are
behind the times."
Aud this person agreed with the fool and
forsook his friend. And the same sort of re
marks the fool made whenever they praised
anybody or anything iu his presence. Somo
time. lies added: "Do you believe yet in author
ities?" 'Thus it came about that people began to talk
of the fool thus, "What an angry misanthrope
he is!" "Bnt then, what a "clear head!"
"And what a sharp tongue !" "Ah, he is a
At length the editor of a large journal asked
the fool to conduct its department of criticism.
And the fool criticised everything aud every
body in bis own peculiar manner.
The fool who denounced all authorities has
now become an authority himself, and the
youths revere bim and fear bim. They can
not help it, for did not they revere the fool be
would class them among them who are behind
How. happy fools are among cowards.
Pli3Mical Characteristics of Old Age.
The whole of life may be divided into three
periods that of growth, maturity and decay.
Tho first is characterized by changes in sub
stances, size, form, powers and susceptibilities-
The second is characterized by fixedness.
Food no longer goes to growth, but simply
makes good what the system wastes in its
working. It is the period of labor, enterprise
and intellectual mastership oyer nature.
The third say from sixty onward is tho
opposite of the first, and would be of the sec
ond, were we not able to carry along our ac
cumulated treasures of experience, knowledge,
habits, and mnch of the' momentum gained hi
our best years. At the best, however, it is ono
of increasing decay.
Two facts, "atrophy" wasting from lack of
nourishment aud "degeneration" change of
muscular fibre into fat or lime explain this
decay in the main. The food may be enough,
but the powAr to get rid of the .waste of the
system, and to replace it with good nerve,
muscle, membranes, heat and strength is
lessened. Hence there is universal shrinkage,
which is not confined to the muscles, but ex
tends to the brain, spinal cord, nerve trunks,
lungs, liver, and in a still greater degree, to
the spleen and lymphatic glands.
The heart aud kidneys by a wise provision
of nature retain their normal size, the first
even generally becoming larger. The vacuum
around the shrivelled brain . and lungs
is. filled with a watery fluid from the
blood. The lungs are drawu toward the back
bone, and the chest proportionately falls in.
Their surface is quite uneven. Their power
to throw off carbonic acid yearly decreases, be
coming from one-fourtli to one-half less. This
is largely due to tho weaker and shallower
The veins lose much of their elasticity, and
their walls especially in the lower half of
the body increase in'size aud thickness. Tho
blood is less iu quantity, more fluid and coag
ulates more readily. I'he pulse is slow, hard
and wiry. The heart-leat is more irregular.
The above are some of the characteristics of
normal old age.
A Child's Uebake.
Troy Times. '
The four-year-old daughter of a well-known
diviue of this city js disposed to be dictatorial
in a cunning way with bcr older brothers and
sisters. While she was acting the wee tyrant
over her brother, tho other day, her father de
cided to rebuke her for the first time, and elo
quently set forth to her the kindness of her
brother, and her duty to be kind in return.
When the exhortation had ended, the little au
ditor, with tearful eyes and frame trembling
with emotion, strode up to her venerable sire,
and striking an attitude; said, between her
sobs, "Y-you use too m-many words." The
fatherainly endeavored to suppress bis laugh
ter as he went to his study and proceeded to
cut down his next Sunday's sermon.
Old Fox Ilnnters Sfistaltes.
John Burroughs in The Century.
Nature will not be cornered, yet , she does
many things in a corner and surreptitiously.
She is all things to all men; she has whole
truths, half truths, and quarter truths, if not
still smaller fractions. Tha careful observer
finds this out sooner or later. Old fox hunters
will tell von, on the evidence of their own eyes.
that there is a black fox and a silver gray fox,
two species : b:it there are not; the black fox is
black when coming toward you, or running
from you, aud silver gray at point blank view,
when the eye penetrates the fur; each separate
hair is gray the first half and black the last
This is a sample of nature's half truths.
Hhe Knew Where They Were.
Taunton Gazette. '
A Taunton woman relates that she recently sat
beside another woman, a stranger to her, in an
Old Colony car. ' As the train passed Quincy
the stranger pointed to the crowded burial
place so near the track, - and remarked, in
a complacent tone:- "I've got three of the best
husbands lyin' there that ever a woman had."
Kr.ieiiis V. iuter Weather.
Philr.dalphia News. 1 i.
For clear, bracing winter weather, tiere is
no climate equal to that of Mbritanx At a ho
tel fire there tho other night a guest in the fifth
story put bis l.e.i 1 our of the window and his
,-ei.ii froze uj solid that, after fastening one
o.dofit to- tht bed post, bo slid down on the
aiaLi stem to the ground and esjaped.
An Ohio e litor ia iowu in Florida eating
pang.E-, and b" write that 'appe&re seemed
f i iVr? f o i T'-i.-i' inst'ble supplies, and the
d.i-ri i:c-iii.-" o.' tli goidou liulbs spurted
. v'aini I-.- - a's .'. out j: reusing hps pouting
u i ii pidpy 1 i t- -aco. "
" Detroit Free Press: A young man in Iowa
was so impatient to see his giil that Le paid
f4'- for a locomotive to-run hinr thirty-fiva
miles. When .he cot t liars she was sparking
his rival and a' big dog had poaaesaioa of fhs
f I'silrrcroanil Telegraph Wire
Cor. Philadalphia Telegraph.
I-ondon is tolerably freo from the dangei
and annoyance of overhead wires, and all the
dismal predictions of the pessimist opponent!
to tho underground system have been agree
ably falsified by actual experience. The wirei
are in noliody's way, the city Ih freed from i
frightful disfigurement, aud re pairs ran Le ef.
foe ted much more cheaply, ex peditiouidy am
safely. To bavo heard tho howl raised bar
when first tho underground system was called
for it would appear that the companies ex
pected to have to dig a tweuty-foot-deup trench
in the middle of tho streets and throw iu thcii
wires to take their chance among the gas, ate,
and sewer pipes. Nothing of the kind, how
ever, is necessary. Ijcadun pipes, varying
from six inches to fifteen inches iu diam
eter, according to the number of wires re
quired, are placed about twelve or eighteen
inches deep iu the sidewalks, close to tho curb.
Tho wires, coated with gutta percha or other
non-conducting substance, aro placed within,
and all urban messages are flashed aloug close
to the toes of pedestrians. About every hun
dred yards is a small connecting trap, generally
concealed by a flagstone, and by ibis mean
access can bo bad to the wirist at any time.
When first the underground system iu
adontod in Loudon' curious crowJs of idler
used to gather around tho workmen engaged io
repairing the wires, and thus impede the traf
fic, so au arrangement to obviate this incon
venience was duviitcd. Little Htiare tents of
brown canvass about seven feet are used.
They cover about four feet square, and ai
placed over the trap when the wires are being
withdrawn for repairs. They cause scarcely
any obstruction, and two-thirds of tho persoui
passing by are unaware of what is going ot
within. Auy breakage of a wire oi
leakago can easily be located lctweoii two
of .the a i -cobs traps, and any ordinary repair
can be done in au hour or even lens. Tbers
are a few telephone wires carried over the
hous. tons, but 1 understand these also art
soon to Le taken underground, and Ixiudouem
would no moro think of reverting to the old
system than of permitting gas aud water com
panies to carry their pipes overhead. So suc
cessful has the underground arrangement
proved in Ixindon and other large cities, that it
has been seriously proposed to bury all tha
telegraph wires in the kingdom. There is no
particular danger at ten :ing overhead lines
away from tho cities, as they aro almost en
tirely carried along tbo railroads; but tele
graph engineers aro beginning to lean to the
opinion that the greater economy in the maiu
tonanee of underground telegraphs would ac
tually make tho synttni cheaper in the long
run, "while in case of war it would render ii
far more difficult for an enemy to cut olf or in
ONE LITTLE GOLD DOLLAE.
A Rotable Charity Founded I'pon a
Little Kirk i.irl'M 41 ft.
Lonise Stockton in The Continent
Tho Philadelphia House for Incurables waa
founded on a legacy of one liltlo gold dollar.
There was i i W'est Philadelphia a young girl
who had been confined to her bed from early
childhood, and she, often thinking of those
who suffered as much but were uot cared for
as she was, longed to make them as
comfortable. She used to talk to her
mother about a homo for incurables, and one
day when a gold dollar vas given her she said
it could be put away as tho foundation for a
fund for such a homo. It was a light enough
fancy en her part, but it bo 'a mo an inspira
tion. After tha girl died tbo money was re
membered, and ber mother and bor friends de
termined to see her wish carried out It wai
easy enough to arouso interest, as everv one
knew the need of such an institution. In the
hospitals established for curative purpose!
there was no room for patients pro
nounced beyond help, and even at
the almshouse the transient pauper was
preferred to the permanent patient Fvery
ens know of helpless sick who were suffering
in poverty, or supported by hard exortion oi
gru liring" charity. There was need enough
that the little gold dollar should b.j put to use.
The women who were interested went to work
determined to succeed. They held fairs and
solicited subscriptions. Those of them wha
could, gave money, and all worked; and in
1877 they had raised enough Jmoney to author
ize them in opening a homo out ou tho Isarby
At the end of tho year they had sixteen
patients and a lengthening list of applicants.
There were people in all stages of diseases,
and with every shape of it, asking for admis
sion, but the managors bad not only to limit
the number admitted, but they bad to exclude
all diseases not easily managed in their build
ing. A hospital for such uses demands pecu
liar accommodations and appliances, aid the
next step was to build one. So then, this was
accomplished. Men gave n;oney to buy
ground and women endowed lieds, aud the
managers took care that as their mortar hard
ened no debt hardene.l wi:h it. 1 bey bad uot
money enough to build s large a house as they
needed, but tho plans provided for extensions,
and there is ground enough. Tho bouse really
looks like a home, and a very beautiful one It
is well arranged, and no detail of comfort or
convenience has been neglected, and the result
would have delighted and astonished the ownei
of tho little gold dollar.
The f'ranco-eriuan War.
In August, 1S7'J, 7b0,72S German soldiers
crossed the French frontier, followed during
the war by 292,703 others. The soldiers re
maining in Germany were 400,000. At tha
close of the armistice the German army counteJ
93G,?q8 men. Tho army besieging Taris num
bered 130,000 men, while the Paris garrison
numbered 210,CC0 men. The number of com
bats in which at least ov.e company, one s mad
ron, or a battery w.is e.igaged was "itiO. Three
hundred and ":hirty-;hr.-! thousand three
hundred and forty-one l i'-nc i pnst.ners were
sent into Germany. '1 be l r-.-. ! ost M7 flig-!,
7,441 cannon, and" S.V),(.KA tiren ms. The loss
of the German army was 4-Vi,Sr I killed and M-'j,-83S
wounded ; 17,57:2 were killed on the field
and 9,710died in consequence of their wounds.
The battle of Gravelotte cost 2t,l.rtf men;
Mara-la-Tonr, 15.7H0: Woerth, 10,04:2; Sedan,
9,E4; the siege of Paris, 12,500; and Metz,
5,571. The number of shots f rbm field-guns
waa 302,003. The soldiers used :JO,000,OOU cart
ridges, the most being by the third corps at
Mars-la-Tour, where 720,000 rifle shots were
fired, and the batteries fired 10,500 grenades.
Keeping the Hearth. Fire It urn luff.
One of the grand jurors for the superior
court at this term was Ephraim Scroggs, of
Fallstown township, corcerning whom a
singular and interesting little incident may be
told. Mr. Scroggs has now burning on bis
hearth the samelre which he started when be
went to housekeeping fifty years ago. From
the day that fire waa started to this it has never
been permitted to go out Summer and win
ter for these fifty years it has been replen
ished as occasion requires. From a roaring
it has dropped many a time to a bed of
smouldering coals, but it has never been per
mitted to turn into ashes.
Wattersou ou the Press.
As a publi-2 force the press is a curse instead
of a blessing. It is a vehicle, not merely of
disjointed thought but of mean and paltry
thoughts; sensational and unreliable in its
news; coarsa, feeble, and splenetic in its wit;
too often mercenary and opiaiouleas, and gen
erally underbred iu tone.
Carious Ceusns Fig-ares In laflia.
The "curiosities of the census" have an illus
tration in the returns of the northwest provi
inces of India and "Oude, which enumerated
more than 3,000 professional "acrobats," 1,100
"actors," 3,000 "ballad singers," 1 16 "curers by
incantation," 33 "gamblers," V7 ""suake charm
ers," 50 "match-makers," 10,000 "singers and
dancers," 4 "poets," 4 "storv-tellers, and 7
thieves." There are more thin 7.50J.01M cul
tivators of th- soil neary 10,000 landholders,
and nearly 40,000 monoy-lendors.
A.Iium-4 1 vlnx-
The world needs not alms-giving. ' Justice
comes before generosity, and its establishment
will wipe the word out of existence. Alms I a
word implying the donor on one side and the
donee ou the other; and hetwoeu whom is be-,
gotten that abnormal bastard we call gratitado
base synonym of a base inequality. Gener
osity impliea'a withholding of Justice. To ac
cept generosity is to ignore one's man hood, and
virtually consent to be robbed.
DKS MOINKS s OMAHA MEDICAL DISPKNSAB,
ONT ACCOUNT OF HIS
Immense Practice in PlaUsmouth, Nebraf
WIM. MAKi: HIS NUXT VISIT ON
Saturday. May 19, 180
AM) WILL REMAIN ONKj DAY,
wiikui: iiucAX ui:
Ear k Eye, Throat &
Bladder and Female Diseases as Well as ;
Chronic and Nervous Diseases.
Has discovered the greatest cure Iu the world for weakness of the back and limbs, tip.
untaiy discharges, impoieuey, tceneiul debility, nei voiiMiie.w, luuuour, confusion of Ideas, V
tatlon ol tlie lieail, lluildltw lielntillng. dimness
throat, nose or hkin. allectiolis ol the liver, lungs, flomach or bowels-these terrible ulaor
ui Ising from .oliluiy habits of out Ii -aud eit
t-ongs oi !-iyreiiN lo ine marine, oi I ijas.s, iiigiiiug iiieir inooi lauieni uupvs or uucitti
rendering murriugc impossible.
Those that aie fullering from the evil practice, which dohtloy their menial and pbv
b stem, causing,
The sviiuitonis of which :ire dull' distressed
intss uud social duties, in.tkes happy mini inges
depression ol hpinls, evil loie boding, cowardice. lears. dreams, restless nigui, uizziuess,
eel 1 illness uuioiiiirul d ittrli:irire. imiii iii the back and hilts, short breathing, melancholy.
easily of coiiiiianv ami have oreKicnce lo be
tiring, seminal weakness loi-t manhood, white bone deposit In the urine, nervousness, lioniL
contusion of thought, watery tid wejik eyes, tlyiqicpsla, constipation, paleness, pulu and W
uess In the limbs, e'e., bitould consult me immediately and be restored lo perfect health.
Who have become victims of solitary vice, that dreadful and destructive habit which anau
swteps to an uuliiiiely grave thousands f young men of exalted talent aud blilllaut Intel
who might otherwise entrance listening .enatois with the thunder of their eloquence or wa
to ecstacy the living lyre, may call with confidence.
M .ii lied peivoiis or young men contemplating marriage beware of physical weakneas. 1
of r.H irative power. In. potency or iiny oilier (llsquulilli alloii speedily lelleved. lie who pit
himself under the care of Dr. I ishblatt may religiously coulide iu kls Honor as a gentleman,
t'..l l.r -..I. I.i l.-l!l .... .. ,.lUkli.i..ll
Immediately cured and full vigor restored. This distressing affection, which renders life a la
den and marriage impossible, is: the penalty payed by the victim for Improper lndul(
V.iiinif iik.ii ni-. xiit in foiiimil riri-mi's Iroin not bi-ini' uuaiB of tliu dreadful coiiseuuaiicea t
nay ensue. No who that umb-n-tands this subject will deny that procreation Is lost ooof lr
tlirme falling Into improper habits than by the prudent. JSesides being deprived of the pie
ures of healthy ullsprings. the most seiimis lino (lerdructive i-yii.ploiiis of both lulnd and bi
arn-e. 1 lie system becomes deranged, tlie pliysleal and mental power weaaen. i0i proor
live pnuf. iii-ivmiH irritalblliiy. dvspep.ia. palpitation of the heart. Indigestion, coustl
tlonal debility, wasting of the frame, cough counumptloii and death.
A niRR A
. . A - V V - . . . A w . ,
Persons ruined in health by unlearned pi ct cutlers who keeps them trifling month after inoi '
taking poisonous and injui ious ciiiiipouiias, should apply Immediately. ,-
graduated at oi.e of 'lie most eminent college in the United states, has effected some of I
inot-t ai-tonii-h ng cures that were ever known. Many troubled with ringing In the ear a
head w hen asleep, great nervousne.s, being alarmed at certain sound, with frequent blualilo
attended sometimes wiih deiaKgemeiit of the mind, were cured Immediately. -
Dr. V. ml dresses all those l.o have injured
habits which ruin both mind mid bodv, untitling them lor business, study, .ociety or marrta
These are some of the fad. meloneholy effects prod teed by the early habit of youth, v
Weakness of the back ai;d limbs, pains iu the head and dimness of sight, loss of muscular po
erf. palpitation of the heart, dypep ia. in I voue Irritability, derangement of digestive luncllo.
debility, consumption, etc.
PRIVATE OFFICE, OVER OMAHA NAT'L BANK.
CONSULT A TIOX FKKK. Charges moderate and within the rea.h of all who need Helmut
iMedicai tiealuieiit. '1 hose mho reside at a distance and cannot call will recleve prompt atWf
lion tlirouvh the mail by simplyi-ending their symptoms Willi postage.
Addiers Lock lto as, Omaha, Neb.
Send postal for copy of the .Medical Advance.
RIGS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION DAY OR MIGHT
EVERYTHING IS FIRST-CLASS THE BEST TEAMS IN TltE CITY
SINGLE AND DOUBLE CARRIAGES.
TRAVELERS WILL FIND C0MPLELE OUTFITS BY CALLING AT Til. C.
VINE AND FOURTn STS.
TS MANUFACTURED UT .
WE MAKE ETXBY VABX3TY OP
Farm, Freight and Spring Wagons,
And by confining ourselves strictly to one class of work; by employlne none bnt the 23.r
of 1TORKMBN, using nothing bat FIRST-CLASS LMPROVKD UACUINKBT aac Ue VJaf
BEST of HKLKCTEO TImBKR, and by a THOROUGH JUUWLXDaV bsabtSMTirs Sera
lastly earned the reputation of making
"THE BE8T WACOH WHEELC."
Manufacturers have abolished the warranty, bat Agents may, m their owa responsibility, glf
be followiu; warranty with each wag-on. If so agreed: .
W Hereby Warrant ths FISH BROS. WAGON Wo...! to be wall aasd la awry parti.
alar and 01 good material, and that the strength of the same Is sufficient for all work with tmit
i aaage. Should any breakage ocsar within one year from this data by reason of aefeetlve nviierlal
or workmanship, repair for the same will be famished at place of sale, free of eaarr.
price of uld repair, as per agent's price list will be paid In cash by the nirthattr prod Ml0
ample of iho broken or defective part an evidence. C
Kiiowlug we can cult von, we solicit patronage from every section of tho Usitoi States.
tut Price and Terms, and for copy of THK RAdNK AORICULTCIUaT, to -' ."
coNf5i'Jn:i on tiik
Lungs, Catarrh, llkm
Ol Mclil or Kiuuuiess, umeases ui inn
practice more fatal to the victim thao
mind, which unfit them for ncrJorililliK their
Impossible, dl.lrensea the acllou of the li
alone, leellng as tired in the liioililng as When
themselves by Improper Indulgence and sotlti
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