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O. II. VAN WYCK. U. H. Kenalor, Nnh. C:ty.
ALVIN HA V N lKK8, U. H. Meiialor.Oiiialia.
K, K. VAI.KNIINK. lUpreental , West 1'olnt.
.IAMKH W. KAWK.H, Governor. Llucoln.
K. I. Km;;KN. Secretary of Mate.
JOHN WALLICH.S. Auditor, Llucoln.
1. I HTT I'.I'KV ANT. Treasurer. Unroln.
V W. iK.H. Huut. Public I utrurtltn.
A. 1 . K 'C . .' A I.L. Land ('oinuilMRiontT.
ISAAC l -VKKH, Jh.. Attorney Oeneral.
('. .1. NOI'.KH, Warden, of I'eiilteutlary
lK. II. 1. il.vrillEWrtON. hi.pl. lioUl lor
MAXWF.LL, CTlila-r Justice. Fremont.
.KO. K. LA Kit, Omaha.
AM AHA (JOIllt. Lincoln.
Hromt Juttirint Jtittrict .
H. B. POUMt. Jude. Llucoln.
J. 11. 81 LOOK. rr-rutliiK-Att'y.
W. C. HIIOWALTKK. Clrrk lUrlilct Court,
JOS K I'll V. WKI KHAOI. Mayor.
W I I.I.I AM it. LMHI.NO. in-aauriT.
.1. I. blMl'SoN, City Clerk.
WILLhTT ro'lTK.MSKK. Toll .111 dire
M. A. II Altl Ic;aX. City Attorney.
I'. KKOKHLKU. Chief of 1'oln-e.
V. KIl'iKIII.KIt. (hfrsci-fiil -treeta .
V. KiKIINKK. Chief of hire Iiept.
IOSKI-11 II. MALI., Ch'n I;o;ir.l of Health.
1st. War I .1. M. S hue ba'-li.ir. Win. ilcr-.l !.
2nd ward -Jerry I j ;tr man, .1. "... I'.i: ter-on .
;jrd VVai.l Ivlr.-w, M It. Mj phy.
Mil Wat-l -K'-. S. iUWyill, K. I. l'hulijtl.
V. V.4N kKI.
KI. ;HKl .SKI..
J. W. I'.MCNKS.
Win. win n:i:s
ISA At; Wll.KS.
. MAK.SU AM
W. II. NF.WLI.L. county 1 re mur.-l .
.1 W. JKNM.MiS, County I l.-rk. -.1.
W. .IOIIN.-sON. County .ludi;e. J- J
K. W. HVi;i:s. Mieritl.
I VIU S AI.ION.Hup't of Full. Instruction.
W. KAiltFlKI.O. County Surveyor.
I. V. tiAS.s. Coroner.
JAM KS CKAWFOKO. Kouth Hend l'renct.
HAM'l. RICIIAKIISON. Mt. l'leiWHiit I'leciuct.
A. K. I ODD. rhittHinoiitU
I'artlefi having Inislness with the County
Cotiiintr-nloiier. will find them tu .session the
V irst Monday and Tuenday ml e:i:li month.
HO A Kit or TKAUK.
KUAN K CAKIli; I II, rresldent.
J. A. CONNOU. HKNKY li.KCK, Vice-Fre-ii-ilent.
WM. S, WISH. Senet.iry.
FKK1. ItOKOKK. Treasurer.
Itcgular meetings of the Board at the Court
House. the tlist Tuesday evening of each mouth.
AKUIYAL AM OK HA IITI'ICK OK
I'l.lTTHJIUI TU MA1LH.
..M p. tU.
i h.iio a. m.
i 3.00 p. III.
) k.iio a. ui.
k CM p. 111.
.) a. in
) H.'-'J su in.
4. -'." p. Ul.
.x.imi a. m
l.'iO p. m
. . p. in. S
l.oo a in
" -Xl p. m.
..oa in. I
p. in. t
'.Jl p. 111. WKKI'IMI WATKII
. l.noani. l Actouv VII.LK.
Iec. 17. 1 !.
katkm t-u.K(;i:i you jioxky
ii orler :mt eceelln J 15 - - - 10 cent
I v-r !' ;i'l not xceedliii; ?-1o - - - lucent
" " K - - '.ii renin
lw " " yvo - - 2T. cents
V liM!e Money Or.lrr may liirltiil uny
.i.diut li:. one rent to lilty dollars, hut
l.o-; not .utaiii a tr.it-tional part of a rent.
KATI FOK PIHTAdK.
l-i riass m.!ter ilelteiHi 3 rents j-.er '4 ounro.
V-t " (lullLsher' ml-) els per
" " (Tran-ieut New-papers and
book come unJer this elas! 1 net p -r
ra-li 'J ouuee.
A'.i r!us i..-reUaiidife) 1 cent per nim.'e.
.1. W. M VKS1IAI.L P. M.
B. & M. R. R. Time Table.
Taking Effect July, 2 1881.
FOK OMAHA KKUM I'LATT.S MOUTH.
Iates s :V a. iii. Arrives 6 :00 a. ia.
4 :25 p. m. " 5 :45 p. in.
8:23 a. ru. " :10a. lu.
K. C. A I BT. JOK.
fi -J35 a. m. " 9 :V a. in.
li:Wp. iu. 8 :55 p. in.
FROM OMAHA FOU PLaTTSMOPTII.
Leaves 8 :13 a. m. Arrives 9 -5 a. ia.
1 ;oo p. m. ' 9 :io p. in.
" 6 :36 p. m. " 7 :3o p. in.
K. C. AD 8T, JOE.
;2i. in. " 9 :2t a. m.
7:p. m. " :53 p. in.
FOR THE WEST.
Leave Plattsmouth 9 :00 a. rn. Anlves Lin
coln. 11 :45 a. iu. ; !latnifc.s 4 :30 p. in. ; McC'ook
10 :05 p. ii1. ! Denver S :l'0 a. in.
Itavex 6 :"'b p. in ; arrive Llac-iln 9 :30 p. ru.
leaves at i .i. in. ; Arriv- Lirieoln 4 :l";im
I'avr.-; i.t 8 :10 p. m. ; Arrive a. Lino'u l :uo
D. in. : Ha-tint:. ." :."Jl a. in.
L-aves at 2 m i i. in. ; , rn v--h at Lln-'oln :30 !
p. ni. ; Ua"tiiiss 2 ::. a. in. : McL'mok 4 a. in ;
Denver 1 :W p. m.
Leaved Denver .it 4 :: i
iri. : A n -v.'p ;-.t M '-
Cook 4 :5oa. m. ; ii istin i;i :( a. m. : Lincoln
2 :0U p. in. ; t ialtMuoui.il 0 :ik p. in.
leaves Lincoln 7 a. iu ; ariire- I'laltr-iuotit il
9 :00 a. uu
leaves Lincoln at 11 :43a. m : Ar.ives 5 J0im
Leaven Ila-stiiiii-' 7 :I5 p. in. ; Ariives Lincoln
9 ;30 p. in. ; riall.tmotitL 2 :;V) a. m.
leaven Denver ti :t a. in. ; Arrives MeCo.ik
6 ri6 a.m. ; Hastings 9 :30 p. m. ; Lincoln 0 ;45 a.
m. ; riattsmoulu n -,w a. ni.
Passenger trains leave Plattsnioulh at 7 00 a.
m.. 9 eo a. ni.,5 10 p m. and arrive at Pacific
Junction at 7 'r a. in.. 9 it) a. in. and 5 30 p. in.
K. C. AND ST. JOK.
Leave at 9 -;M a. m. and & :rO p. in. : Arrive at
Pacific Juuction s.1 0 :35 a. in. and 9 :15 p. ni.
FUOM THE EAST.
Panenj;er trains leave Pacific Junction at 15
a. m.X :2u p. ni., 10 a. in. and arrive at Plaits
mouth at 8 40 a. ni.. 6 m p. m. and 10 30 a. in.
K. C. AN 1 tT. .IOK.
Leavr Pacific Junction at c :io a. in. and 5 -.40
p. in. ; Arrive 6 .25 a. ui. and 5 ;G5 p. in.
3XiK9ouri l'aciflc ISuilruatl.
Express Exu-.s Freight
leaves leaves leaves
fconip goii-.jr ttoiris
WITH. SOUTH. HOflll.
Ommba 7-40 p in 8.00 a.m. 2.?A a. in.
Paplllion 8.17 " 8.37 " 2,0(1 p. n.
Spnnicfield 9.00 3.05 "
IjJUii-Ville 8.59 " 9.15 " 3 50
Weeping Water. 9.24 9.W " 5.00
Avoca 9.37 " 9.5:1 5.45 "
Dunbar lo.o7 " 10.21 " 6.45 "
KaHsas City - 6.37 a.m 7.o; p.m.
St. LonU Sip.ni a 22 a.m
Coin; OoIuk lioliiK
NORTH. NOKTU. NORTH
St. Louis-- 852 a.m 8.32 p.m.
KauH.u) City 8.3s p. m 7.57 a. in
Dunbar 510 a. in 4.24 p.m. l.oi p. ui.
Avoca 3.45 " 4.54 " 2.10 "
Weeping Water. 6.it3 5.03 " 2.45 "
Louisvlile..' 6.32 5.33 " 3.5 "
SpriliKfield 6.51 5,4 " 45 "
Paplllion 7.20 " C.15 " 5.25
Qmalia aniver 8 f o f. .v ' 7.W "
The above Is Jefferson City time, which is 14
minute faster than Omaha lin.
coxs vm ptio. c r n ru.
An old physician, retired from active prac
tice, having had placed in 111 hands by an
East India Missionary tiie formula of a simple
vegetable remedy lor the speedy and nfnni
CfcPt cure ol Consumption. Bronchitis. 0 itarrh
Ailhma, and all Throat and Lug atIe:iions.
also a positive and radical cure f r lieneral
Debility, and al nervous complaints, after hav
ing thoroughly tested its wonderful rniative
M)wers in thousand)) of cases, feels it lii.sduty
to make it known to hi fellows. The recipe,
with full particular, directions fur preparation
and use. and all necessary advice and instruc
tion for nucceful treatment at your own
home, will be received by you by return mail,
free of charge, by ad(iresiiig with tainp or
rtamped 8U-addressed envelope to
49yi uk. J. C. Raymond.
1G4 Washington St.. Brooklyn. N. Y.
J. F. BAUMEISTER
FurnUnet Fresh, PureMilk
special e&iu attended to, ana rrem iiii i
tram am fnlfhd wbea wanted. fir I
mUKI1 1 I 'rTrT TTyr-rn- frvmi'i fciwui
N.MITII & IIKKSOX,
ATTOKNKYK AT LAW. Will practice Id All
the Court Iu the -tate. OMce over Kirt Na
tional Bank. 49)1
n.ATTHMOUTII - Xrr.KAMKA.
IU. A. MALISItt. KV,
IWce ovr Smllli. Black A Co'. J)r( More.
Klmt class dentistry at reasonable prle, tly
U. nKAIlK, SI. iK.
PHYSICIAN and HUKdEON. omce on Main
Street, between Mix th and Kovenlh. south side
OHlce opt'ii day and dlKht
fOl'NTV I'll YMK'IAN.
Snerlal attention tflven to disease of women
and children. 21 if
M. O DONOHOE,
ATIOUSKY AT LAW. Fltcerald'H Block.
rLATTSMOl'TII, - NKHKAbKA.
Akjeut for Steamship lines to and from Europe,
It. II. LIVI.(.SIU. SI. ft,
l'lllHK'lAN Jit HUK'iro.N.
OFFICE HOCUS, from 10 a. m., to 2 p. ci.
Kxaniinii.w SurReon for V. S. Pensioa.
Ilt. H. .'IlLLLft.
I'll V S 1 C I A X AND H U K l K O N ,
Can In- X.iiiii'l l i-allini; at hi- office, comer 7tll
and M;ni iii. in .1. II. Waterman' hou.se.
I I.ATlMwl;ril. NP.KKAhKA.
I AH. H. UATIIKUN
ATIOKNKV AT LAW.
lliliee over ItaKe.r A At wood ' .store, Houth side
ol Mum between ,'.lh and bill streets. ltf
.1. ii. mticoim:.
A'lTOKXEY AT LAW. Will practice iu all
the Coin Is in the .State.
ItL-.tricI AUmiuu tin t Xotaru I'altlie.
WILL, H. IV I hi:.
C0L2.KCT10.Vtt A tfi'KCTM L T2 .
ATTOUNKY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
miraiice and Collection AKency. Ollice Union
bliH:k, Plattsnioulh, Nebraska. 2Jiu3
1. II. W IIKKLi:it A CO.
LAW OFFICE, Keal listate. Fire and LlfIn
Hurance Agents. PlatlHuiouth, Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax -payer. Have a complete abntract
of titles. Buy and ell real edate. ueir itlale
plans. &c. i5yi
JAUK8 K. JIOKIIINOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice in Cass
and adjoiiuni; Counties ; Kives special attention
to collections and abstracts of title. OUice iu
ritzjjerald Block, Plattxruouth, Nebraska.
J. C .MVHUIlIll',
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
H is bin office in the front part of his residence
on t hicago A v-nue, wlier he may be found in
readinc: to jiUen 1 ,u the duties of the of
ROHKUT II. VII)HAM,
ATTOUNKY At LAW.
Office over Carruth's Jewelry Store.
Plattsmoiith. .... Nebraska.
TJi. A. HARTJC
FrrzsKii vlh's lit.i K. li.ATrHMuTH Nkh
Prompt :nd careful attention to a general
A. S. Si l.r.IVAX. K. II. WOOLEY
SULLIVAN & WOOLEY,
Attorneys and Counsolors-at-Law.
OFFICE -In .!.e irnioii W.-ck, front rooms.
eeon.l story, son . Prompt attention given to
all business . mar25
a quiet place for a
All work (.UAR.VXTEED first class-
tl.e placc up stairs, south side of Alain
street, opposite Peter Merges.
4,ty J. C. BOONE, Prop'r.
5. iiilJ.SS:!, - Proprietor.
Fiuar, Corn Meal & Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
pnec.s.The highest prices paid for Wheat and
Lorn. 1 ariicuiar attention mven custom work.
CITY of PLATTSMOUTIl
Valuable outlots for residence pur
poses. Sage's addition lies south-west of
the city, ami all lots are very easy of
access, aud high and sightly.
For particulars call on
E. SAGE, Pron'r,
SAGE'S IIAHDWARE STOKE,
AH sufferers from this disease that arc anx
iou to be cured should try Dr. Kissner's Cele
brated Consumption Powder's. Ti.ef Powd
ers are the only preparation knov n that will
cure Consumption and all disease of theThroat
andJ Luiic indeed, o trong Is our faith in
tnem. anil also to
no humbuz. we w
convince vou that thev are
no humbug, we will forward to every ufferer.
by mail, post paid, a Free trial Box
, man, posi pain, a tree inal Hox. .
We don't want vour moriev until vou are tior-
fectly satisfied of their curative powers. If
your life Is worth savins, don't delay in giving
these Powders a trial, as they will cutely cure
Price, for lanre Box. $.1.00. or 4 Boxes for $10.
Seut to any part of the United States or Cana
da, by mail, on receipt of price. Address
ASH A- KOBP.INS.
30 Fulton St., Brooklyn. N. Y.
Dec. 2ith. 1W2 4ltlv.
AT JOE McVEY'S
You will lind the Finest Imported
French llrandy. Champaign, and other
Fine "Wines, Pure Kentucky AVhissies,
several of the besr and most popular
brands of BOTTLE BEER, Fresh
Beer always on draught, and Fine Cl
State A Monroe Sts.. Chicago.
WlMfTr! prvmi-l toitny atMrratlbtfir
i for aOS. iOO p-t .1 J Kfm.ibc
IrViDboas, Em-iIcU. t'n I .ahum.
At a- 4. fVam kla.nsAa K - ft. A
rUtZ, So o dry fWnrf Ot.ltiu, Kefklng
lMimf,BlM taclttda In-uiM tWro nd Er-
Tor AoMftrvr n-ii tMlt
Xi W A-a"W
MI0R0SC0PI0 MARVELS !
II ow the Microscope U Producing
ItcTtdution In the Practice
Crofrnt in Chicago Tribono.
Fortj-igLt microwonpoa wer on t)i Ubl
at tho eiLibiUon of Tharaday vening at Lyrio
hall, and a rnagnifloent uhow Uiey made. I
will npare you a diicription of tho variooa dia
Uyn, but will merely give the momentary im
prHMioiia of a noii-expert.
A Hoction of human ncalp about aa largo a
a piu hoad lookod like a map of tho Grecian
archijelago. The inland were painted green
and tho Intervening canala red, and a liberty
pole fttood up ou a rocky peninsula and disap
peared in the clouds. Thin, the exhibitor wud,
was a hair.
The LacllluH tuberculoMiN, tho mouater thai
burrowa in the luus and cause cousumption,
wa aaid to be l-4,000 of an inch long. It
looked like the air-cushion that Peter Cooper
its down on.
The Ijord'H prayer waa exhibited photo
graphed on a iipaee smaller than a pin-hoad
-'A. of an inch). It looked about aa largo aa
The fllo of a catydid looked liko a eaw. mill
aw geared into a threahing-machiue, and
looked aa if it would cut a log in two at a clip.
Prof. IL Uitcho.H-k exhibited lifa within a
troiifB egg and formedifera. Tho latter, the
ooze tttken from a depth of two miles aud a
half in tho South Atlantic ocean had some
what tho appearance of four-leafod clover;
while tho former arranged itself symmetrically,
liko pancake or giiiger-enapa waiting to be
Ti i'jliinw in pork, reeemblod gold knot-holos
in the aide of a cedar-barn ; but the more agod
HpcciinouH looked like those iron rings that are
used for quoila, with holes to put your thumb
A bit of quartz crystal looked like an exhibi
tion of fireworks on 8ta ten Island petiifiod
pyrotechnics, aa it were.
Dr. F. Y. Clark exhibited curious dentine
the micro-organisms in decayed human toeth.
These minute fellows looked liko . I'll
tell you below what they looked liko, for I
sought oat and inepocted tho intcrostins crea
turos the next day.
At the exhibition I saw our best-known
dealer in microscopes, who ia ahto a careful ex
perimenter and a member of the society, aud
asked him if there "was anything new lu micro
Bcopy. "New?" he repeated, "nothing absolutely
new, perhaps, exoept the enormous pro
gress that is being made in the
Hcienoe. Interest is xtondinj among
all classes of people, and we sell
threo times as many mioroacopes aa we
did five or six years ago. Great advancement
is being made in these directions which affect
human health for instance, in dentistry. The
microscope reveals the cause of the decayed
t eth, and there are half a dozen of the pio
neer of the movement in this ceuntry who will
assure you that a real revolution is being ef
fected. I might mention Dr. Miller, of Berlin,
Prin6iA; Prof Mavr and Dr. Stock well, of
Springfield, Mass. ; fir. Ilarrett, of Buffalo: or
Dr. Clark, of this city. These men talk very
earnestly and confidently concerning their snc
km in preventing decay of tho teeth. Clark
was one of the first innovators here, but a good
many who oamo to ncorT remain to practice on
hw theory the germ theory, as they call it -
'ITie next day . I huntod un Dr. "Clark, and
found him alone, and tbo microscope of hi ah
power, which had attracted my attention the
previous night, on his tible. In reply to my
question he said: '"Ic. but of ail men we dou
tisw noed no stirring np. We are more alive to
anything new than any others can bo, aud any
new idea or mode of treatment, when once al
luded to in our jonniils, stirs us np quite
enough without the stimulus of the daily pre."8.
There are two theories aa to the docav of teeth
tho acid and the germ theory. I believe in
and practise on the latter."
1 inquired what facts the given theorists had
discovered to iustify their mode of practice.
"We have advanoed thus far," ho said, "we
Lave discovered bactetia of various species
in carious dentine that is, in decayed teeth.
They are the smallest living organisms, but
the microscope of high power reveals them.
This much is a demonstration. Bnt as this is
a scientific controversy, I do not see the profit
ableness ef carrying it on in newspapers."
In response to further questions he aaid: "It
has always been believed and taught in our
schools, and colleges, aud Dooks that decay of
the teeth was produced by acid", A great ma
jority of deutitts still practice on this belief.
We believe this is entirely erroneous. We can
not discover any acid in carious dentine, but
we discover bacteria iu all carious structures.
These little things are found in abundance
wherever decay is going on, and aa they do not
naturally belong there and are known to lie
agents of fermentation and decomposition, we
hold they are the prime cause of the decay."
-In what way do bacteria attack teeth?"
"They get into the tube-cells, and, by ab
sorbing the lrfe-matter or bioplaem, the bony
structure of the teeth becomes disintegrated,
w hich is decay."
"Can you kill them?"
"Yes ; without this ability our knowledge of
their existense, appearance and f nntion would
be of littlo value. By the proper use of various
antiseptics or tiixiufeMora we claim to be ablo
to destroy them and prevent their increase,
and if our instructions are obeyed wo ought to
be able iu mont cases to prevent decay."
"mUthn theory, when practically carried
lit, remove tho necessity of extracting teeth?"
a ma is Liiu iuui oi ail buuui 103 kuu elix goou
dentists, but we germ men believe that, know
ing the actual cause of decay, we can more ef
fectually and unerringly apply the remedy,
and that the time will come when young peo
ple's teeth will bo so cared for that all decay, a
the Irishman would remark, will be arrested
before it starts."
"Then what will become of the dentists?"
"By that time people may become fastidious
about the arrangement and bhape of their
teeth, and that would keep an army of dentists
busy. Or perhaps by that time," he continued,
with a laugh, 'folks will want their teeth
painted black, like tho Chinese mothers, or
blue, like some of tne Polynesians, and we
shall all turn out decorative artiste. How came
you to call here?"
I told him, and asked the privilege of seeing
some bacteria. He hesitated, and aald he had
talked too much already. In the interest of
science I stepped to the microscope he h id left
and looked in. I saw a placid mill-pond with
a few stray bubbles on its surface. By strain
ing my eyes for five minutes I discovered be
neath the surface white specks, qnite thick to
gether. They might be little jelly-fish, I
thought Most of them were still, bnt now
and then one gave a little shiver and moved on
with a pitch.
"Are these bacteria?"
"Yes, there are a mnltitade of one or two
't' i. . ; . .1 ; . .ii .i. . .. A i n ,
"Can you eee others?"
"Yes, in this slide you will be apt to find a
variety. The other contained a bit of saliva
with carious dan tin a This is the same, mixed
with putrid water," and he substituted another
I looked in, and gazing attentively, saw a
rather complicated wilderness. "I see," said
I, "a field as big as aa Indian reservation. The
Indians are off ou the warpath. The field is
about ten rods distant; I can see as much as
fifty hogs ruahiug around in it; they are all
white; each one whirls around and then dives
ahead two or three steps they are apparently
dancing a s.-hortiaohe ; I can see Oue reach for
a bunch of grapes in a tree overhead, and
another stick his snout under a log nnd try to
get an acorn that it lies on. They have black
spots on them a sort of spotted Berkshire, I
"Thme are infusoria," aaid the doctor;
"about the smallest of animals."
"Ah ! infusoria," eaid I, quoting from Cham
bers' Encyclopaedia, which I had just read,
"are very minute. It is estimated that a single
Irop of putrid water may contain more of
thoe little fellows than there aie human boiugs
ou b trio'ie."
"Well, I don't know about that," id the doc
tor. "I ra her doubt tiiat. Pet ii 1. ! 'hey iu"a :t
b:ct;-rio, w'-ich arj much ini.;l e . I don't w.sh
to bay e.a-t!y how 8;Va!l Lumcm aie. bui i
would eerfaivly take a good ruu-.y :f them to
11 a i o .sh-iadl'
I to n meu;al note of the statistic and went
on: 'I eee a turt.e cunning up on to clap.
Now that I look closely, doctor, 1 see about a
million wluto mice on the reservation, poi,.g
around in a leisurely monitor anions the white
wjue. The hogs are all exoiu.-d, waltzing,
turning summersets, butting inV everything;
bnt tha mice are ralm and sereue. The mice
' may Le tne s:ime 1 tte feJows I saw before."
"Yen, those bacteria. I iufer iha: the in
fusoria sonietv.j'3 eat the bacteria at aay rat,e
I have Keen the latter in-ide the former, strug
gling to get out. Infusoria are scavengers,
able to eat anything; more like goats, perhaps,
I took another look at tho micro. -opo. I saw
a double-ender rolling down acrowa the lot;
apparently either a pojnnt or a dumb boll.
I he figs were duciiti their familiar jig, and
there were I iu of log-ehaiu n -altered here and
there over the Meld, and a good man v of the
m.cn were hhivering ax if they had their shanty
in the lowest part of the Jerney flats. Other
animals almi I
otinded into tlio field now aud
then. "Tbnl would be a letter placo for hunt
ing than tho .Vliromlark," said I. And as my
eyes ached, I thanked him, and came away.
The MontiinrntM I'pon the .reat
Marat Halxtcad "
Thero is a public aeiifibilily &lont the Yel
lowstone park that honors the people, and ia
gratifying, becaune it proves that they fool that
tho park is their property. Intense feeling has
been aroused about the leases thit have been
granted to I'nclu Rufua Hatch, aud threats
have been made tint Cnclo Rufus dtiould
uff'T for his temerity, and General I5rilen,
who has a fancy that ho was foreordained to be,
tho great and only admiral of Yellowstone
hike, and who thinks that his ntornwheul
ttteamboat ehould paddlo tho golden w:tr'rs
and hear no eouad save her own dasluugs,
and wit.iens no rival Hmoke from a competing
chimuey of galvanized iron ia all her jouruey
int;s, has contributed to the public perplexity
some literary efforts that need explanation.
I am enabled to e.ontrihute a fact or two to
tho Yellowstouo contioversy that may have
general application. There is to be a rueh of
visitors to the national park this year. The
Northern Pacilia railroad runs fifty-six miles
north of the northern boundary of the park,
and a branch line wid be built to the park
itself as soon as pos.?ibh). The Northern Pa
cific ii finished to a point oppnsito the park,
and tho whole hue will be completed by Au
Now, Undo Itufus Ha'ch has leat-od a few
ten-acre fields, to erect hotels for tho accom
modation of travelers. Without the leases
there could not be hotel, without hotold all
visitors would have to carry camp equipage,
and that would give a monopoly of visiting to
those prep:irod to expend large sums iu pro
viding a suitable outfit for tueir shelter uud
protection. Undo l.ufus means to keep a few
The members of tho Western associated
press who are to vixit Yellowstouo park this
summer, at eueli tune as they may appoint, as
guests of the Northern Pacific railroad, should
not bo severe beyond the dictates of conscience
on an arrangement that will provide them with
hotel accommodations, aud all citizoua should
be grateful if, at the same time, provision is
made for the protection of tho wonders of na
ture iu the park from those barbarians, whose
peculiar degradation has aire iriy been illus
tratnd by netting tire to venerable forest!,
hacking and mutilating picturesque objects,
and spoiling the magnificent geysers with
ntones and logs. In comparison with the hido
ouh product of recklessness and wantonness
capable of such acts of destruction and dese
cration, the wdd Indian, though called a Haw
age, is to bo esteemed a gx itleman.
OUT OF OFFICE.
The f-'ps aud Downs of the AreiAgt
Tho Tribulations of One Who ii
Choaon and Afterwards Re
jected. Wishing ton Letter.
With M .re'a 4 over half of the members "
tho present house of representative etup o-it
of public lifi How ill-equipped the major::;
of these nion are to t:ko up tin: threads of ri
vuto business again, miy bo jude.l from the
great demand for appointments wiihin ho gifl
of the preuiduiiL Missions and consulships,
land agencies and territorial judgeships nro
among the prizes to be secured, and there are
many members' hands in the government grab
bag. There aro very few of the defeated con
gressmen who are in first-rate shape to go home
aud re-tume former business. In the case of law
yers, this is especi illy true. Most of thoia are
middle-aged men who, six or eight venri ago,
left a fair practico to come to congress. In the
meantime fresh blood has come into their
towns, younger men have established them
selves, and gathered up the practice, and it is
not easy, indeed it is almost impossible, to
It would seem that men with a growing law
practice, men who depend on thoir own re
sources for a livelihood, would anticipate tho
result of a suspension of private busiuess
during years spent iu the public service. The
partner who is left at home to look after the
congressman's interests retains only the cli
ents who rely on him ; tho remainder turn to
other lawyers, aud when the defeated member
returns to his home he finds himslf practically
out of work.
However, ths poor lawyer who aspires to be
a legislator ehuts his eyes to the future and de
ckles to enter politics. I romthat moment ex
penses begin. He must contribute to the cam
paign fund, aud contribute liberally, or he
will not bo carried through. It may be that
the contest is so clo i0 that ho is obliged to
mortgage his honie to raise fuiids. Hid free
dom of speech is at once curtailed.
He is no longer a freeman. He is worried
and harassed on everv hide. But there is a
partial recompense. 1'ho futrd day arrives.
Our candidate is i.uceo.-sful and becomes a
member-elect. Can ho now give himself up
to intoxicating dreams of his own eloquence
in the halls of the nation's capitol? Can his
leisure hours be filled with imaginings of h s
own speeches ou the "burning issues" of ti.o
day? Kot at all. The election debris is no
sooner cleared away than the wrangle for
office begins. There aro collectorshipa and
clerkships and postoffices to be fought over,
with the surety that a vast majority of tho ap
plicants must be disappointed in the end
and thus converted from friends into working
antagonists, aud the struggle does not stop
when the unhappy member finally escapes to
Washington. There bitter disappointment
awaits him. He is placed on an unimportant
committee. His speeches are not listened to
with deference or attenflon.he is not so quickly
recognized by the speaker of the house as the
older members his influence in the depart
ments is small; he is not in demand in Rociery.
Our congressman grows dasperate; his prido
is touched and he resolves to "conquer or die. "
He studies finance. He ax aminos one branch
of the subject iu its minutest detail and
biding his time burst into the arena with
an array of facta and a com
mand of language that surprises the house into
listening. They at once discover the true ring
of his speech aud give him their univorsal at
tention. They applaud him, congratulate him,
shake his hand; he is the hero of .iie hour.
His star ia now in the ascendant He no
longer talks to empty benches. His constitu
ents who have followed him to Washington for
clerkships are gradually stowed away in the
department pigeon hole. His wife and
daughters become more prominent as social
figures, and bis own presence is in good de
mand at dinner names. Our representative
baa now clear sailing. He goes home, secures
his re-election and returns, and l-egius work to
secure a good committee position for the next
congress. Ho Bticeeeds and is given a prom
inent p!ace on a prominent committee. In this
way he becomes intimate with the "leaders" of
the house, is oocasionallv spoken of himself as
a leader, aud from ibat becomes an ob
ject of interest to the galierie-4. His affairs are
now at t'ood tide and the ebb is so gradual th it
he does not realize it There appears on the
clear horizon a li tie disturbance over a post
oflice in his d s'rict A numerously signed
petition to remove the preseut incumbent is
sent to him. Tins he refuses to do, as the
postmaster ia one of bis own appointments,
and in many respects a suitable person for the
oftice. Then there is some dissatisfaction
lino k thw merchants abont '.hi management
of the custom bonne, anJ a delegation visits
Washington to li'yo hit coilector s removal
Tirs our rep- etut-tive will cot do, bu:
promises not to recommend l.is reappomtmaut
a d the delegation goes home only half satis
fied. Timo goes on and the next election comos
arouud and our representative wakens on a
dreary November morning to find himself de
feated. The podtodice and collectorahip have
spread discoutent His rival is a young man
with clean hands and a clear head, a vigorous,
!elf--o:-fldeut roan sure to succeed. Our rep-res-native
has nouing more to expect from
that district He re; urns to Washington sore
in spirit to serve out his remaining three
rron ha in congress. His wife and daughters
accompany him to take a last taste of the bril
iteari iffyh -w T
lacbed. He tries to put on a brave front and g 4
on with Lla legislative work, but his heart u
not lu it His future cotisUntlvobtrndes I Wolf
between him and his dutiM. lis law practice
honl I he resume it afwtr the 4th of March, in!
sar him noimtnndiata return of ready money
and of course, he has aaved nothing from his
salary of .imi. That has been exhausted by
the demands of WashioKUio society. The out
look hi not bright tie begins to ooiisidr
w bat an unjust thing it is for the government,
after taking the brat years out of a man's life
to set him adnft to shift for hlmelf.
He reflect on the iugratitude of tlie people
wfcoui he has served no faithfully aud dter
tcniBeit never to make his home among them
agaiu. He ia now trying to decide whether it
would be better to go went aa a ludge or land
geut where the pro poo I of making a fortune
In speculation is good, or try to get a mission
or oousui hi d with a higher salary and more
glory be it ever ao transient In the mean
time his influeuoe ia steadily doajliulug In the
house. His counsel is neither ao often sought
nor his advice ao often Uken. Oni of bis ap
pointees iu the departments has already becu
discharged to make room for somebody else.
His wife aud daughters are not invited ae much
aa they were last wiuter, aud taking one con
slderation with another the defeated repre
sentative "life ia not a happy oue."
Toe Late or Onrar.
It ia eaid that Oacnr Wilde wants to go on
the atage aud play Borneo. Ho might have
made the thing work a year ago, and perhaps
he can now if he remains in England, but
we'll bet he can't find a woman iu America now
who would play Juliet to such a rander
ahanked hollyhock for i.VXJ a night The peo
ple of this conntry have got Oscar pretty well
sized up, if it did take them a long time to do
New York Sua.
Unexplored Australia still contains prizes
for enterprising travelers. The great central
desert theory, and many other myths, have
long been exploded, but an immense area of
country romaina practically utitrodJon. Iu
two colonies alone South Australia and West
ern Australia there are upwards of 800,HK)
qnaie miles of which little or nothing la
known, and In the northern peninsula of
Qneenmanii another 10,000 a (iiaro miles remain
unexplored. Mr. Christie Palmerston. a gov
ernment surveyor, baa jut opened up the table
lands between Herberton :.nd the Queeiihland
coast. Ha reports that th' highly favored re
gion possesses a flora of i. .credible luxuriance,
broad shouts of water filling ovor high basaltic
precipices, and tho richest soil iu Australia,
and is inhabited by tril.es exhibiting character
istics which distinguish them from tho other
natives of liueemOand. Some of (hem are said
to reside iu scrub so ilouso that tlioy have
never r-een open country. They a'e armed,
not witu spears, but witli wooden swords re
sembling in shape the weapons which the
Dyaksof Borneo carry in their head hunting
THE TIOONDEEOGA GHOST.
A Curious; Htory and an Odd I'olnel
When tho late Dean Stanley was in this coun
try ho spent an evening with Bishop Williams
iu Hartford. The conversation had turned to
the subject of the French and Indian war, and
the doan displayed great knowledge con jeruing
the history of those days. At loughth Ticon
doroga w: s mentioned, and tho Englishman
asked: ' Did you ever li ar, bishop, tho story
of Duncuri Campbell of Iuveraugh? Weil,
there happened, shortly after the defeat of
Edward tho Pretender, to be a riveting of gen
tlemen in tha west of Scotiund, whose conver
sation !tu nod upon political subjects. It was
dangerous ground, for part of thorn were in
favor of the family of Hanover, and the rest
wore partisans of Charles Sinart. Tho discus
sion waxed hot, aud at length Hword.s wero
drawn. The quarrel was oiily ended when one
of the contestants fell ile.d. Thoie lived at
that tiitio, as they do to-day, near the jilacu of
quarrel, the family of Campbells of lnvcr
angh. Duncan Campbell was then the he id
of the clan, and to him the unfortunate man
appealed for protection. With tho usual hos
pitality of a Highlander the Campbell
granted him shelter, and swore to defend him
in his misfortuuo. The following day tho
startling news came to the chief that the mur
dered mail was his own cousin, and that he
was sheltering the slayer of a kinsman. That
night the cousin came" to Campbell in a dream
and demanded of him vengeance for bis death.
The honorable soul of the chieftain revolted
from any treachery, and he told his guest of
the dream. Again night came, and again the
cousin appeared, asking for retribution. Un
able to break his vow, Campbell sent his guest
away to the mountains under a strong escort,
and trusted ho would at length sleep iu peace.
But at dead of night came that ghastly visitor
and said in tones of anger: 'Duncan Campbell,
we will meet at Ticonderoga.' The Highlander
awoke next morning with a great feeling of re
lief. Ticonderoga' was a word he had never
heard, and whether the spirit referred to a
realm of the other World or was inventing
words to scare him he neither knew nor cared.
"Years went by, and at length Duncan Camp
bell found himself a major in the Scotch ran
gers under Abercronibie in the expedition
against the French on Lake George in the sum
mer of 1758. The army, the largest ever as
sembled in America up "to that time, had sailed
down the lake iifk thousand boats aud landed
near its outlet. To the Scotch major
the name Ticonderoga, against which
point the expedition was directed, had
sounded with an awful and ominous
import His colonel, by name Gordon-Grahant-t
who knew the story, endeavored to
cheer his drooping spirits, but it was with a
heavy heart that tho Highland chieftain pre-
Sared his men for attack. The story of that
ay's disaster is well known ; how the brave
Lord Howe fell early m the action; how the
brawny Scotchman attempted to scale tho
breastworks, and how at length the retreat was
sounded after the loss of irno men. Mortally
wounded, Duncan Camrlell was carried from
the field, and breathed his lsl in the liojpjt.it
at Fort Edward. Just before his death ho sai J
to Gordon-Graham: 'As I slept last night after
the battle, colonel-the spirit of my cousin came
to me and said: 'Duncan Campbell, we have
met at Ticonderoga. ' "Such," said the dean,
in conclusion, "is tho 'ghoet story of Ticond
erga' as I have heard it from tho -present
Campbells of Inveraugh, tha descendants of
the unfortunate Duncan."
The bishop had listened with great interest
to the tale, and at its cloee said: "Your story,
dean, is now to mo, but I now recollect that 1
havo seen the gravo of Duncan Campbell at
Fort Edward. It ia marked by a crumbling
slab th-it tells of his death from a wound re
ceived in the attack on Ticonderoga. July S,
Thus it happened that one of the only men
in England who knew the strange story of the
Scotch major told it, by a peculiar chance, to
perhaps the only man in America who had
noticed the existence of that neglected grave.
Mrs. Harriet Ileecher Htove,
"Broadway Lounger" in N. Y. Tribnne.
"If Mrs. Stowe had stopped when she wrote
'Undo Tom,' " aaid a complacent Bioadwaj
print-seller, offering ma her portraits for a
dollar apiece, one by Holl from Richmond's
English drawing a face that might have beeD
anybody's exoept a woman of bold, incisive
humor-kindling character and the other by
Yonng from an American portrait, snowing
the Yankee teacher aud wife, with Mr. Beecher's
mouth and chin, an aquiline, scenting nose in
fine proportions and lines, eyes at once inqnia
lave, heroic and cool, and a plain, rather low
forehead all tcmplel witn wild vines of briary
cnrls held by a string ; the face of a woman
that might peep into the Holy of Holies,
so equal waa her curiosity to her
idealism, provincial daring modifying the very
religion of the type. -Oh," eaid tha priut
seller, "take the British picture." "It's not a
Y'ankce woman," aaid I; "that's an affected
British fashion plate: here ia the daughter of
Lyman Beecher." Welh." said ho, "oughtn't
she to have stopped at 'Lncle Tom'?" Do you
stop," said I, "wnen vou sell old Durand's best,
or a real Durer? ' "No: it's my business to
se!l prints." "AnJ an author's to make books
irrespective of a hit or miss; fame in a li er
ary life is not the signal To stop but to haste :,
itid a rice horse tha is wo th nothing but to
run. and though he w a tae Derby he must t,o
till his fidiLestrings break."
Chicago Times : Wiggina came in like a
like a lion and went out Lite a lamb.
Canal Aeroin 31 at area.
M. de Leasepa ia at present engaged in study
ing the plans for the projected canal across the
iBtbmua of Malacca, a work which, whan car
ried out, will abridge by fonr days the voyaze
o vessels plying between Europe and the far
east Tie tbe'Soea oaoaL
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