The Plattsmouth daily herald. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1883-19??, March 30, 1883, Image 3

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    OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. I PDnrcinyn 1 . f ' r J J 1 I. . I i i ,.
Malt 7)irntorv.
VAN'WYCK. U. 8. Senator, Xeb. Cltv.
O. M
SHJ'i; "A"- u. M. aeuator. Omaha.
K. K. VALKNTINE.iuproM.tut e.rTest p at
JAM F.S W. DAWh.s. Governor. LlnoolB.
K. I. KO;;KN. Secretary .f hit at
i u i . . . . . . -
JOHN WALMf-II.Y. Au.lltor, LIiiooIb.
IT. it. BllKDKVANT. treasurer. UuboIh.
ff W. f . KM. Supt. Public Instructles.
A.M.l;A LI.. IauiI t;omtnlsslar.
I8AAII ro. VEILS, J., Attorney Oaeral.
V'J-.. i,JKH Wnnlen of Penitentiary
UK H. P. MATIUKW'SOX, Mupt. HosviUl for
toe lusaae.
MAX Wht.l., Chief .IosUob. Fremont.
B. LARK. Omaha.
AMAfcJA COHU, Lincoln.
&rmnil Jutliriat "Oittriot.
tj. K. POttM Judge. Lincoln.
J. B. HTItonii, rroiitliij-AH'y.
T. U. KIIOWAI.'I KR. Clerk District Court,
lint union :tj.
fit THrretnry,
.1. I. si.m rsoN. ritv Clerk.
willktt pottf.mikic. police .indue.
M. A. llAl:rii;AN. City Attorney.
V. KICOKHLI'.n, hli f of Poli.e.
F. KftoHII i. Hit. Overseer of Mreets
I. KtKlltiKH. Chief of Fire Dept.
JOhKPH H. IIALL.CIi uBoarlof Health.
1st. Ward J. M. S hue!bacher. Win. Herold.
luA ward Jerry llarliuaii.J. .M. Patterson.
3rd Ward Alva lrew, M U. Murphy,
ftti Ward:. S. Dawson. F. 1. Lttliuboff.
fw'lieoi. noltl).
r.f. iiBtisf.!,, ISAAC WII.HS,
fWor-J.NO. T. II A US HA LI..
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'oum(r 39rerr.
W. M. NKWKLL. County Treasurer.
.1 W. JENNIMiS. County Clerk.
J. W. JOHNSON. County Jodk-e.
R. W. HYKKS.Sherln.
CYRUS AL'ION Sup tof Pbb. Instrnstlen.
j. W. FAIRFIELD. County 1 Surveyor.
P. P. OAKS. Coroner.
JAMKS CRAWFORD. South lien rreclnct.
b.VM'L RICHARDSON. Alt. Pleasant I'reeluct.
A. 15. IODD. riattsinouth
Parties having business with the County
ommUsloner. will find tlium in session the
r I'll Monday aud Tuesday ol each month.
J. A. COX.NOIS, II KM ICY ll.KCK, Viee-Prel-dcut.
WM. S. WISH. Hecietary.
FRKD. OOKDKR. Treasurer.
Regular meeting of the Board at the Ceart
lloose.thellrsl Tuesday evening of each month.
AUU1VK4. p. in. i
9.30 ;i. ID. (
v.oo a. in. i
5.0 p. in. t
l.oo a in
V.v? p. 111.
l ..0 a in. t
p. in. f
p. in.
!. a in.
Pec. 17. 1
J 9.o a. m.
I 3.00 p. m.
J w.oo a. m.
1 6.C5 p. m.
4.25 p. m
9.iO a. rn
) .23 a. m.
4.25 p. in.
8.r0 a. m
1.00 p. U)
On orders not exceeding $13 - - - 10 cents
Over 515 ami not exceeding $39- - - 15 cents
" f-n " ' 510 - - 20 cents
W " " 50 - - 25 cents
A single Money Order may Include any
jinouut fr.:n one cent to fifty dollars, but not contain a fractional part of a cent.
Ibt eland matter (letterx) 3 cents per J ounce.
d " " Puhlisher's rslci) 2 el per lb
" . " (Tranxieut Newspapers and
books come uuer this clas i cel,t per
ea-h 2 ounces.
4th class (nierehaiidise) 1 cent per ounce.
J. W. Marshall p. M.
B. & M. R. KTime Table.
Taking Effect July, 2 1881.
leaves 3 :43 a. ni.
1 :2. p. m.
Arrives 6 :00 a. in.
5:15 p.m.
8 :25 a. in. "
9 :40 a. in.
K. O. ANl ST. JOK,
6 :
:35 a. 111.
:30 a. in.
6 :55 p. in.
:K p. in.
Leaves 8 :15 a. in.
" 7 ;00 p. in.
Arrives 9 :S." a. in.
" 9 :io p. in.
: p. in.
' ;25 a. m.
" 7 :4 p. m.
7 :36 p. m.
9 :2f) a. m.
8 :W p. in.
teaves Plattsmoutli 9 ;00 a. m.
eln. 11 :45 lu in. ; Hamms 4 :M p
Arrives Llu
in. ; McCook
io :so p. n. : nenvcr 8 r.'o a. mi.
Leaves 0 :ii p. m ; arrives Lincoln
9 p. in.
Leaves at .i :Xi a. m. ; Arrives Lincoln 4 :10pi
leaves at h :io p. in. ; Arrives at lancolu 2 :00
p. ni. ; Halinss 5 :3ii a. in.
Leaves at 2 :IK) p. ni. ; Arrives at Lincoln 6 :3U
n. IB. ; Haatiut;" 2 :30 n. m. : McCook 4 :50 a. in :
lienver 1 :op. m.
Leaves Denver at 8 :io p. m. ; Arrives at Mc
Cook 4 :50a. m. : HastiiiKs 10 -.20 a. in. : Linooln
2 :00 p. m. ; I'latl&ntuuth a :u0 p. in.
Leaves Liucelu 7 a, m ; an ires Plattsmouth
140 a.m.
LeaaKs Lincoln at 11 :45 a. in ; Ar.ive.s 5 :30pm
Leaves HastiiKs 7 :45 p. in. ; Arrives Lincoln
9 ;30 p. in. ; Flattsinouiti 2 :i0 a. in.
Leaves Oeuver 6 :00 in. ; Arrives McCoolc
6 : a.m. ; Hastings 9 :Jo p. iu. ; Lincoln 6 ;4o a.
m. ; Plattsinouth 1 :5o a. in.
Pnssnger trains leave Plattsmouth at 7 00 a.
bi.. 9 eo a. in.. 5 lo p in. and arrive at Pacific
Junction at 7 25 a. in., u 20 a. bi. aud 5 30 p. m.
K. :. A N l ST. JOK.
Leave at 9 ;2 a. in. a?id 8 :55 p. in. : Arrive at
Pacific Junction at 9 ut-'t a. in. and 9 :15 p. in.
Paengr trains leave Pacitic Junction at 8 15
a. m..a :2 p. ni.. 10 a. in. and arrive at Piatts
uouih at 8 40 a. in.. 40 p. m. and 10 30 a. m.
Leave Pacific Junction at 6 :10 a. m. and 5 :40
p. tu. ; Arrive C :25 a. in. a.:d 5 ;55 p. m.
Mtwouri Pacific Railroad.
Express Expre.s Freight
leaves leaves leaves
goinit coinz Koiii
OmahA 7.40 p. in 8.00 a.m. 12.50 a. m.
PaplUlon .17 " H.37 " 2,Kip. n.
HprlngQeld 8.42 9.00 " 3.W5
IouisVill 8.5! " 9.15 3 50
Weepluj; Water. 9.24 9.4i " 5.00
Avoca 9.37 " 9.53 " 3.45 "
Dunbar 10.07 10.21 " 6.45 "
Kansas City . . 6.37 7.07 p.m.
St. Lpnle 5. V! p. in j b 22 a.m.
Uoic Going (iolin;
SOUTH. -KOItTll. NO ltT ll
St. Ioqis-- .. 8 52a.m 8.32 p.m.
Kansaa City 8.3Sp.ln 7.57 a. ni.
Dunbar 5.I0 a.m 4.24 p.m. l.oi p. in.
Avoca 5.45 " 4.54 " 2.10 "
Weepinir vVater. C.ixJ " 2.45 '
Louisville c.32 " 5.33 " 3.5.1 "
flprinefleld T8..M " r,.4 " 4.25 "
Paplllion 7.20 " C.15 " 6.25
OipahA arrive g.oo 1 55 ;.w "
The above Is Jefferson City time,
minutes faster than Omaha
which is 14
An old physician, retired from active prac
tice, having had placed in his bands by an
East India Missionary the formula of a simple
vegetable remedy for the speedy aud iM-ruia-nent
cure of Consnmptiou. llrouciiitis. Catarrh
Asthma. and all Throat and Lu-k aliections.
also a positive and radical cure for Oeneral
Debility, and all nervous complaints, after bav
ins thoroughly tested Its wonderful curative
powers in thousauds of cases, feels it his duty
to make it known to his feilows. The recipe,
with full partieuiar. directions for preparation
and use. and ail necessary advice and instruc
tions for successful treatment at your own
home, will be received by you by retur.i mail,
free of charge, by addressing with stamp or
stamped self-addressed enveloe to
49yl DR. J. C. ICAVMO.N'K.
104 Washington St.. Iirooklyn, N. Mm
E5E I la IIS .
Furnishes Freeh, Pura Milk
8pelal calls attended to. sad. Fresa MUk
. ttom m twfaniiiire4 wbe-j waat(l. 4ly
. - 1 'aaecial emlle attended to. and Freak MU
SMITH & II EE soar,
the Courts in the stale,
tloual Bank.
Will practice In all
onice over Firt Na-
i vr isinmi. jiiack A Co'm. Imis; Store.
FliM clawi dentistry at rciuoiiable pricen. 23ly
tm i. . . ...
It. MLAIiL, 31. ..
lllr,,'"."'1" sritCHOX. fHTIeeon Main
tint "rlw,;,, r,xl" ovenlh. Mouth ld
Ri.eoial attentioi; given to diveane of
and children.
.wu..i.r ai law, Filgerald's Block.
"B""1 ,,,r loamship lines to and from Europe.
11 i-w;.iiy
riiVHiriAN & 8UKOKO.N.
OFFICE HOL ICS. from 10 a. in., to 2
Exauiinirir Sureiiii for U. S. Pension.
p. in.
X it. vJ"",, "J caning at hi offlre, corner 7th
..u in ,j. ix. w atvrman'M hoiuie.
AMI . . .
, L. v. r ,:aK'r-f' At wood's store, south si. la
iin iirin-u 0111 anu 1.111 slreelH. 21tf
"""r'1 a law. Will practice in all
mc i,miiui 111 i lie male.
UUtrirt Attormy awt Xntaru I'tihlic.
COL AUCTION M tt7Kciri. L Tl.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In-
i.iVv.1. ,v .. -nueiicy. oiucu union
.'..n, , ifti..silliPUIII. nilir:LSKH Q-...j
i. 11. iviii:i:i,i:ic a. co.
LAW OFFICE. Real Estate. Fire an, 1 r ir.T.
suiancu Ageuis. i-iatlsiiiouin, Nebraska. :ol-
lectors, tax -navers. Have a conmiuta
of titles.
xuj anu sen reiu estattj. negotiate
... - .
plans, &c.
. Notary Public.
-..J J I..:.. 1 . , " ". V'wi.i
A 1 lUK.lf.YAI LAW. Wl I i.r, ... f..
"a nujoiiiuig counties ; gives special attention
to uoiifciioiin auu anstracts or title. Oillco iu
"'Ki-ijiu jiock, iTatiHinoutu, NebriLska.
J. c. i:y iti:nv,
Has his office in the front f)rl. tt hi. wuii 1 tw.t.
u viuiiiBu Avniue, wnerc 110 may be found iu
readiness to attend to the duties of the of-
Notary Public.
ATTORNKV at law.
Office over Carruth's Jewelry Store.
1a a w y e It .
Fitzi;krali'8 Block, Platismouth Neb
r fj.0UlVt.,antl cart ful attention to a general
Attorneys and Counselors
0FFICE-In the
second story, sout .
all business .
Union Block, front rooms,
Prompt attention given to
mar 2 j
- s "iixiuuit
a iniet place for a
aii work' u u AiiAXTEED first class.
the place, up stairs, south side of Main
street, opposite Peter Merges.
J. C. BOONE, Prop'r.
Flour, Corn Meal Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
prices, rhe highest prices paid for Wheat and
corn. 1 articular attention given custom work.
Valuable outlets for residence pur
poses. bages addition lies soutli-west of
the city, and all lots are very easv of
access, and high and sightly.
For particulars call on
E. SAGE, Pron'r,
Plattsmouth, Xeb.
All sHderers from this disease that are anx
ious to be cured should try Dr. K issuer's Cele
brated Consumption Powder's. These Powd
ers are the only preparation knov 11 that will
cure Consumption aud all diseases of theThroat
and Lungs indeed, so strong is our faith in
tiiein, and also to convince you that they are
no humbug, we will forward toeverv sufferer,
by mail, post paid, a Free Trial Box.
We don't want your money until you are per
fectly satisfied of their curative powers. If
your life is worth saving, don't delay in giving
these Powders a trial, as they will surely cure
Price, for large Box. $3.00. or 4 Boxes for $10.
Sent to any part of the United States or Cana
da, by mail, on receipt of price. Address
3G0 Fulton St.. Brooklyn. N. Y.
Doc. 26tll. 18.s2 4ttiy.
State & Monroe Sts.. Chicago.
Will mil fmpafcl to aay iddrai 1U1 j
for iwi. too pxfm. tw hstm.iiTci
SlAjt. Drum SliwS Si.ffs Di
US. Suaory HJ (.,it.u, K.plrhs
fnii lor A nuUur tviudA. uj
Sample Rooms
Vou will And the Finost Imported
French Brandy, Champaign, and other
Fine Wines, Pure Kentucky Whisjcies,
several of the best and most popular
brands of BOTTLE BEER, Freah
Beer always on draught, and Fine Ci
f. 80fcf.
T7? VlaX"' 'Twi
BenL a Parket
Backward gazing through the iliKlowt,
As U10 evening fades away,
I ixirecivu the InUe footpriu'u
Where the morning auulight lay
Warm and mellow, ou the pathway
Leading to the open door
Of tlio cabin in the clearing.
Whore my aoul rocluiut unco more
O! that cabin in the clearing.
Where my Mary came a LriJe,
Where our children grew to love us,
Where oar little Robbie died.
Still in memory blooms the red bad
By the doorway, and the breez
Tingles wrth the ripieewood's odor
And the catbird's melodies.
And I iuiud the floor of puncheons
Rudely laid on Joist and MilL
And tho lire-place tthapod and beaten
From the red clay on the hill;
With the chimnoy standing ontoido,
IjUo a blind man asking alma,
Wrought of fcticktt ana clay and fashioned
By tho builder's ready palms.
Half way up the flue wido-throatod.
Does the hickory croastree rent,
Whence depend the pot aud kettle,
Whoro tho great fire blazes beat
O! I smell the savory venison,
Hear tho hominy simmer low.
As my Mary stirs the embers
That were ashes long ago.
Onco again I hurry homeward,
When tho day of toil is o'er,
And my heart leaps up in gladness,
For in this wide-open door
Mary, in her homenpun habit.
With her hand aUjvo her eyes,
Gazes all around tho clearing
Till my coming form she spies.
Tis for her I am a hunter.
And the tleet doer's sudden bound
Tells how swift and sure my ami is,
Ere his lifo-tido dyes the ground;
'Tis for her I am an angler,
And the spotted beauties woo
From their paradise of waters
Ere the sua has dried tho dew.
And tlie wild rose and the bluebell
That I pluck with gentle caro,
Are for her who rules tho cabin
Mary, of tho raven hair;
'Tis for her I vmite tho forest
Day by day with myriad blows ;
'Tis for her the coruatalk tassols,
Aud the golden pumpkin grows.
Often, winding through tho woodlands.
Neighbors como with song and shout,
Eager for a day of pleasure
Whero tho latch-key hangeth out,
Aud with ready hands assist us
At our labors, while the zest
Of our conversation heightens,
Till the sun goes down tho wost
Aye, and once again I see them,
On a sad, sweet summer day,
When the robin on the maple
Soem9 to sing his soul away:
lnd tho clearing swims around ma
Iu a tangled dream of woo,
Vnd my weeping Mary whispers,
Tell mo why he had to gor"
Why ho had to go!" O ITeavou!
"Did God want our little boy !"
Tis tho old unanswered question
Cankering in the heart of joy,
Vnd HiiUluing many a pleasure.
As I seo those friends of old,
Hiding tenderly our darling.
In the forest's virgin mold.
Now. that cabin in the clearing
Is but dust, blown here and there,
Where the palpitating engines
Breathe their darkness on tho air;
Whero my forests towered in beauty.
Now a smoking village stands,
And the rows of factories cluster
Grimly on my fertile lands.
Scarcely room enough is left me
1'or this double, clustering rose
Where the baby and its mother
Side by side in earth renose:
Soon the last fond trace will vanish - -
Which uroclaims that thev hare Keen?
But 110 matter heaven's gateway
ispuuuu wiuo 10 let uieni in.
let with Mary oft I linger,
Where the well-sweep slanteth low
Planning over all our labors,
When to plant and what to sow.
How to ride to .Sunday meeting
Fixing on a proper dav
For the rolling and the quilting,
Ana me young roiks' evening play.
Eighty, and a memory only!"
Is that what you speak of met
TVoll, the memory is a blessing,
And its pictures fair to seo;
While the fairest and tho sweetest
Lingers with the evermore
Tis the cabin in the clearing,
Ana my -aiary at tue door. v
Chicago's Foundling' Home.
Chicago Journal.
Dr Georgo E. bhipman, the founder of the
Foundlings' home, in an 1 interview with a re
porter stated that from 7 to 90 per cent of
foundlings fed on the bottle die. As the result
of twelve years of experience, he pronounced
it impossible to rear foundlings by hand. The
home of which he is the head now receives
only as many children as wet-nurses can be
provided for, and since that plan has been
adopted only Sper cent, of the babies have
died. There are now in the home fifty-six
babies, Taring m age from4 clays to 12 months.
et nurses are obtained at a very .moderate
expense in tins way. Any nealthy woman
having a baby of her own is given a free home
for nerselt and baby, providing she will take
care 01 and nurse one baby besides her own.
The result is that there are two babies to
every wet-nurse. The nursing-rooms are
not constructed like hospital wards, but like
ordinary chambers. In each room there irp
beds for three nurses, and cradles for six
babies. No especial effort is made by Br.
Shipnian to obtain wet-nurses, but as a rule
they come along voluntarily about as fast as
the babies do that need their services. Dr.
Suipman is of opinion that tho city is bound
to provide for its own foundlings. "If the
city can afford!" he said, "to support the ex
pensive WaHhingtonian Home for the sake of a
lew drunkards, certainly it can afford to sup
port helpless, outcast, and abandoned infants.
Tho fact is" he continued, "the baby i the
only one discriminated against by the city.
There is a poor house, an insane asylum, a
home for tho friendless, for incurables, for
everybody except tho baby, that can't speak
for itself. The city must understand that
henceforth it cannot'erowd its pauper babies
upon us against our will and beyond the limits
of our capacity. "
Tt'Iagara Park.
Cfjmorests Monthly.
At length it seems as if Niagara is to be res
cued from factories and other disfigurement.
It is to the credit of the Canadian government
that it has not permitted unsightly buildings
and workshops to obstruct the view of the
great falls. But, so far, this Btate has taken no
steps to Bare tho American side from the pro
fanation of flour mills, 1? stories, and sight
shows. Tho New York legislature, however,
has taken measures to clear away all disfigure
ments, and to permit this wonder of the world
to be seen in all its splendor. All Americans
should at least once in the course of their lives
pay a visit to Niagara. The Victoria falls iu
central Africa are said to bo even more stupen
dous, but they have never been seen save by
two white men. When aorial travel is perfect
ed it may be possible to visit central Africa,
but until that time comes we must be satisfied
with viewing the great waterfall of our own
Jolly Satan.
"When man lies," says The "Whitehall Times
"the devil laughs." What a jolly old devil it
must be, to be sure ! Alway on the broad grin,
never glum or sorrowful; always laughl'ig ana
tlway3 hurt of having something to laugh at.
She Knew Him.
Youth's Companion.
One of our brisk Now England towns boasts
a fine public library, bequeathed to it by one
of its former citizens. The library is adorned
with busts of uoted poots and authors. Some
time ago a lady from the rural districts paid a
visit to this "abode of books." After looking
about with the greatest interest, she presented
herself before the librarian and asked him
who the men were whose busts she saw.
"That," said he, "is Shakespeare; and that
one over by the door is Hawthorne; the next
is a bust of Webster, and that one iu the cor
ner is John Milton"
"What!" exclaimed the old lady, "is that
John Milton I knew John Milton," and to
the amazement of the librarian, she darted off
to the corner.
'You see. sir. I knew him Tears atro. Why.
he used to preach in Dan vers; but f guess that
bast was took when he was a vouiuzar man. I
bast was took when he was a younger ISM.
ttTOUBb a bT- of Jtfbu Miltou?
What iieneral Stone, an Ex-Pasha, Sy
Atout Affairs I11 the Land of
the Pharoaiia.
Goa C. P. Stone, th aotod American, who
was known as Ktone Pasha during, the Egyptian
ar, has returned to his naiive land.
Gen. Ktone was present with the kbodive dnr-
ug the bombardment of Alexandria, in tho
palace of Itamlch, where he took refuge during
tne bombardment, and remained with him
until hJa rotura to Cairo, To &o interviewer
he said:
"I was appointed chief of staff of the khe-
divo'e army and served for somo time under
Ismail Pasha, a good and brilliant soldier.
Being chief of Prince Tewfik's staff, in Arabi'a
rebellion I was placed in a very awkward and
perplexing position, as I hardly knew how to
act But of that I do not care to talk. There
are many things in regard to my position witfi
the khedive that remain to be told, but to-day
my tonguo is tied The time may come, how
ever, when I can speak with freedom."
In developing the morale of tho Egyptian
army. Gen. Htoue said he had plenty of work.
anu me question was how to do it without
coining into conflict with ntlmnt T), la
had become almost a nonentity In the matter
or instruction aud education. Kaid Oeu. Stone:
A large number of the officers eonld nnlthr
read nor write, but quite a number of the Jun
ior officers, who had come from the military
schools, re-established by Ismail Pasha were
fairly instructed. His highness, the khedive,
during several mouths made no demands on
me as to what was necessary for great im
provements ia the army, leaving me full time
to study the subject carefully. I found it
necessary to enforce education with
men an officers, and in that way the whole
army was reorganized. It was no thankful
task. Schools were established in every sec
tion of the country. With the advantages of
good pay. the men tried to make themselves as
proficient as thev could, and from
schools were chosen the most ira.lluit aiiiim-..
that the Egyptian army could well boast of.
Tho schools wore not started as a charity, but
expressly as the right of a soldier bearing arms
for tho khedive to have his son educated. Un
fortunately for Egypt, which was thus intro
ducing instruction to the lower classes thn
economies introduoed by the European admin
istration of 1878-7U economized by the destruc
tion of these schools."
The Governmeat's Profit oei the Coin
age of Mil ver and Xlckels.
Somo curious facts relating to unredeemed
obligations of tho government have been col
lated by Tho Now York Sun, which show a con
siderable source of profit to tho United States
government Tho amount of paper money and
coiu which is never presented for redemption
comprises a largo sum. Muoh of this is de
stroyed by firo. A large quantity of the coin
is melted to make sterling silverware. Consid
erable amounts of both papor money and coin
are expected never to return. For long ago a
Uuitod States bond,;issuod about 1819, was pre
sented at the sub-treasury in this city. The
interest on it had ceased over fifty years. It
had come back from Europe through Baring
lirotliors. The outstanding princiDal of the
public debt of tho United States last vear wan
nearly two billions of dollars, chiefly repre-
Bcntea by bonds and treasury notes.
It would bo. of course, impossible to mv hn-ar
mucu 01 ii i in wm uwer ue presented tor re
demption, but some idea may be formed from
the fact that $57,o0o of it was issued so long
that the date is not recorded. It &mar in r.
port as "old debt" that may safely be put down
aslprofit There is an item of 92,525 of
treasury notes issued prior to 1W6. Some of
thorn were issued nearly fifty years ago, and
will not, ir all probability, ever be presented
for .redemption. One thousand one hundred
and four dollars of the Mexican indemnity of
1840 has never been claimed. The last of the
fractional currency was issued under the act
of Juneo, 1.SH4, yet, although nearly twenty
years nave empaeu, ii,irn,vtl nas not been
presented for redemption. Some of this is
held as a'curiosity. Some of it is still used by
banks and merchants for transmitting small
sums by maiL Several New York banks hare
considerable sums of new fractional currency,
which they distribute for the accommodation
of their customers.
As to the coin, the government derives a con
siderable profit from it The silver in one
thousand silver dollars costs, on an average,
avout $803.75. The coinage of a silver dollar
costs about y cents. The total cost of one
thousand silver dollars to the government is
thorefore 8 31 o. 25. Since the organization of
the mint, 1703, 127,190,018 silver dollars have
been coined, on which the government has re
ceived a profit of over twenty-three millions of
In the same period $123,758,510 was coined
into half dollars. At the same rate of cost for
coinage the government profited $19,395,769
ou these. The total coinage of the government
since 1793 is $317,7Gt;,7i. Estimating the
profit on the halves, quarters and subsidiary
coins at the same rate as on the dollars, the
total profit received by the government on its
silver coinage has been about sixty-four mil
lions of dollars.
In the coinage of the five cent nickels the
government reserved to itself the ilberal profit
I . 1 1. . i n-T .
ui uciijr .jv yoi ueiik x uis gave o me gov
ernment last year the handsome revenue of
over 9100,000 from nickels alone. The wide
margin between tho intrinsic value of the five
cent nickel and its face value led to extreme
counterfeiting. Several years ago an assay
was made of some counterfeit nickels, and it
was discovered that the conn terf overs had put
into their coins more valuable metal than the
government uses in making the genuine coins.
Ieath-I!ed Repentance.
Indianapolis Review.
Death bed-repontances are no longer ap
proved by the most enlightened part of the
human race. The grossest form of faith is
that which fancies it cau "make its peace with
God" iu a moment of abject terror after a life
time of wickedness or impious regard of His
laws. It would bo pitiable if it were not so
Alexander Stephen's physician, Dr. Steiner,
tells that several years ago he was in attend
ance upon him when his recovery was very
doubt fuL A friend who was present said to
Mr. Stephens. "If vou have no obiectiona I
will'road a chapter in the Bible, and we will
have a prayer." With a flashing eyes the eick
man said quickly and decisively:
"I do object, and most decidedly. I have no
objection to prayer, for I believe in it, but I do
object to death bed repentance. I have made
it the rule of my life to live each day as if it
tics I have sometimes forgotten myself, but I
am no better to-day on my death bed than I
have tried to be every day of my life, and I
have no special preparations to make-and no
spocial pleas to offer."
To "livo every day as though it might be the
last" is the highest philosophy, the truest re
ligion. Draining the Dismal M warn p.
Scientific American.
The Dismal swamp in Virginia is much re
duced in extent compared to what it was
twenty years ago. It now contains, says a re
cent.visitor there, some of the beet farming
land in -the state. A railroad runs across it,
and it is on its way to final extinction. The
drainage of Lake Drummond, a central body
of water lying higher than the average level of
tho swamp, wouid mko the whole area fertile.
This is a project of Gov. Benjamin F. Butler,
who once had surveys made, bnt at length
abandoned it The 0:10 great industry of tho
swamp is lumbering. It is penetrated by small
cuicuos in connection witn me larger canals,
and by rude traniroada. over whu-h the logs
are hauled to bo up into shingles, rail
road ties and fencing. The lake, however,
with its fringe of cyoress aud its projecting
roots and stumps, is just as dismal as ever.
Au Even Trade.
Arkansaw Traveler.
"Arrested for carrying a pistol was he?"
askod a magistrate of an officer, referring to a
gentleman who had just been arraigned. "Lot's
seethe pistoL" The weapon was produoed
and handed to the judge, who examined Tt and
"Where did you get it?" "1 . . . . - .
"Bought it at a hardware store."
-"What did it cost?"
Fifteen dollars."
"Fine implement How'll yon swop?" and
the judge drew out a pistol and handed it to
the prisoner.
"Take ten dollars to boot" '
"All right I fine Ton ton dollars. That
mke W evwn, "
moan nt jsur . v "
From the Fame of
an OldJ Wlae
Bob E. lUymond in Han Frajicisco Chronicle
The-; wine vault of Inon are situated
down under the olj London and St Kathar
ine's dock. They are vast cellar under
bond, like the government warehouse in
America, aud are very elaiilarly couductod
They contain over SKO.OOO.OOO gallons of wine
enough to supply at least seven gallon to
every man, woman aud child in the united
kingdom. The vault are vast cellars, Wie
sixteen or eighteen f-ct.high and embracing
an acreage of thirteen and a half. Home
Of them are very old, dating,
indeed, from that lastoentury. Through
them Lav passed the wlno of
nair a uoaen tippling generations, and their re
cesses are burdened with odors of many an old
butt of Malmsely and nob-fruited Madeira that
has giving a headache to some reveler of the
time when Oeorge IV. was regent The odor
is none the better for its age and although a
sniff of old wine is not half bad, one remem
ber the choice of that utterly utter young
Persian who was given by the Shah (he choice
of death "Let mo die amid sweet perfumes "
he murmured; and ao they chucked him Into
a hogshead of attar of roses, where he expired
fF"1 8y- Ho i happened that the visitor
w uio win vaults gew.too much eoent for his
own good, and unless be ha a strong head
Set quite tight As a preventive, the visitor
a hi stomach fortified with a preliminary
drink. Think of insuring ; sobriety by means
01 a primming glas of rare, strong, heavy.
full-bodied eld wine, whose laftermatA lingers
like a good man's blessing upun the palate aud
whose delightful effect lift the smoking glim-
oi.uvi uiui ricu iuu, eiecinc iigni
and clothe moldy, fungus-covered walls of the
vault in soft velvet It is not a good thing to
get that wayt but in our party there was one' a
young American, who had left th wheat-oov-ered
fields of Minnesota with the proud boast
that liquor never touched his lips and
at the opening of the vaults he said: "I will not
drink even lor the purpose you name. I will
not get drunk on the fumes either." Ala for
the promise of this young blossom from the
wheat fields of Minnesota! Gentle reader, we
led him forth from the vaults, after a two
hours' ramblo through their tortuous wind
ings, a howling inebriate drunk all over. He
wanted to fight, got facetious at the expense of
our. f,uiao" utl ""ins vociferously and without
melody. The phenomenon which this case il
lustrates is frequently observed in the older
vaults, although it takes effect on some people
with more emphatic results than others.
Xatare'a Protective Celora.
Youth's Companion.
Nature, like a careful mother, equips her
children as best she can for the battle of life.
She gives to animals colors that, by roscmbling
their surroundings, protect thorn against their
The brown or gray'color of the wild rabbit
blends with its surroundings and hidos it from
hostile eyes. The mottled feathers of tho
quail and partridge Closely resemble tho
iauen leaves, among which the young birds
eonccal themselves. Animals that roam at
night, as do the rats and mice, bats and moles.
are usually of a neutral tint, such as escapes
notice in the dusk. The helpless tree-toad
takes the color of tho tree on which it lives,
and his bitterest enemy has hard work to find
him. The animals and birds of the hot desert
are tawny and gaudy in'.hue. So the lion con
ceals himself by crouching in the sand, and
thenc springs upon his unsuspecting prey
The tiger stalks among the jugles of India.
The vertical brown lines which adorn his
tavny skin enable him to lurk unseen among
the bamboo stems.
The spotted skin of the' jaguar imitates the
changing spots of light and shade among the
leaves, and thus conceals him ia his lair. The
Suma has neither bars nor spots on its skin ; it
oes not need them. It waits for it prey by
crouching along the limb of a tree where it
dull color escapes notice.
White animals and whit birds are, as a rule,
dwellers in Arctic regions. The white suit of
the polar bear indicates at once it distant
home amid the snows and snow-fields of the
norm, some animals, like the Arctic foxes
and Alpine hares, wear their white livery only
in winter, and appear in summer clad in brown
r gray. In the thick tropical forests, whose
bright foliage is never touched by frost, live
the brilliant green parrots and paroquets that
seem so out of place here.
Nature also seems to take pains in prnvtdin"
for her weak and helpless creatures. The up
per surface of the wings of some of our com
mon butterflies is of a bright color, but the
lower surface is dusky. When they light on a
tree or wall, and close their wings, the color of
which closely resembles the surrounding sur
face, the insect collector need sharp eye to
find them.
Moths that fly by night are gray, er neutral,
in tint Some tropical butterflies resemble
withered leaves-, and even the marks on their
wings appear like the veins of a leaf. Our
grasshoppers take the color of the grass.
Beetles frequenting mossy banks are green in
color. Beetles that live on the bark of trees
are rough like bark, and frequently resemble
Some defenseless insects 'are protected by
their resemblance to insects able to defend
themselves. Somo flies, which possess no
means of defenee, resemble wasps and hornets.
In these and in many other ways nature watches
over her children so that none, from th least
to the greatest, shall lack protection.
ignite a Coincident.
Boston Courier.
The following conversation between two
ladies, which was started nobody knows by
what train of thought, was overheard in a
horso car Saturday afternoon. First lady "By
the way, whatever became of that man down
on Cape Cod, or somewhere, who killed some
of his children because he thought the Lord
ordered him to, and brtlieved they would bo
raised to life again in three day?" Second
lady "I really don't know. I believe though,
he's in a hospital somewhere. But what a
strange and shocking delusion, wasn't it?"
First ladv "It was, indee 1; but it would h ive
been rather funny, wouldn't it, if they h d
come to life as he thought they would?"
lady, with severity, "I'm sura I don't sec any
thing funny about it." First lady "Well, "at
any rate you must admit that it would have
been quite a coincident "
Theme for a Siew Cemle Play.
Thiladelphia News.
The peculiar election of Tabor, his six weeks
career as a senator, his bang-up style of doing
things at Washington, bis divorce and his mar
riage and his display of a set of night shirts
worth $250 apiece, ought to present a good
theme for a comic play. Can any one now say
that the character of Hon. Bardwell Slote, in
"The Mighty Dollar," was an exaggeration.
An Acceptance "on a Ply."
A lover was taking his young lady out for a
drive. Being determined to have it over with
her be popped the question, aud in bis excite
ment pulled the home 0:1 one side, and the
trap struck a milo-post The girl was thrown
high into the air, but as she came down she
uttered a firm "Yes, Charley," and then
Weather Prophets.
Norristown Herald.
Up to the present time the ground-hog is
the most successful weather prophet of the
year. The goose-bone ranks second and it ia
nip and tuck botween Wiggins, Yeunor and the
muskrat for third place.
"What has my darling been doing to-day,
To pay for her washing and mending?
IIow can she manage to keep out of debt
For so much caressing and tending?
How can I wait till the years shall have flown
And the hands have grown larger and
Who will be able the interest to pay,
If the debt runs many years longer? little feet! How they fly to my Bide!
While arms my neck are caressing,
Sweetest of kiB9 are laid on my cheek,
Fair head my nliouUiur is pressing.
Nothing at sli from my darling is due
From evd may Ang:is defend her
The debt is disch-irysd as fast as it's made,
For love is a liaai tender
Came on Purpose.
Standing before a clergyman who
to marry him, a rustic was asked: '
have thia woman?" etc The man
surprise and replied; "Ay, surely!
kuuuned a-pnppus."
Wilt thou
tared in
Whoy I
Preneh IHveree.
Translated from the Omnibus. .
Judge So you will yourself from your hus
band separate let What can yon for a ground
give? wife Know yon. I oaa me, indettL
again right quick marry!
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tation of the heart, tin.idity. trembling, diiiiuess of slijht or giddiness? diseases of the Veal
artt K Eluv or 1,owe1.-the..ere;r.b sorae
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rendering inarrlaee IiiiookhiMc
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Those that arc sufisiing from the evil
jfsiciii, causing
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which ruin both mind and bodv. unhtiiDit them for i.u
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