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THEY DO NOT MARRY.
WHY YOUNG PEOPLE FIND SINGLE
BLESSEDNESS SO COMFORTABLE.
If Tl.-y fi,t Marrlrri Thrr Would II
to Make m iirrmt Many Hurlflcn, or So
Thjr Think, nl mm m Result They
Keep Away from the Knot of Hymen.
It is an oft r'iatel remark that New
York is the firieHt place in the republic
to live in if 3-011 are rich. But it is
worn than the meanest suburb, the
dreariest of western "boom towns," the
dullest country village if you are poor.
This is the criticism of the person who
does not contemplate life as a possibil
ityor an agreeable fiossibility without
society, in the narrow sense of the word:
without the pleasures that come from
money, without the social standing that
a good bank account gives, without lift
ing able "to keep np with the proces
sion" of those who are well dressed, well
fed, well situated and well off.
Singularly enough, those who demand
these things who will not accept mar
ried life without them are generally
not well supplied with this world's goods.
People who have been rich all their lives
do not realize what it means to go with
oat their luxuries. But people who have
been poor know just the wretchedness
of having to wear patched boots and go
'without lunch: of having to walk long
distances, because car fare "monnta np;"
of having to refuse nice invitations, be
cause they have no clothes or no means
of returning proffered civilities. To
these, poverty is a bitter thing, and they
loathe it. Marriage, unless it means
escape from carping cares of this kind,
they eschew as a hopeless evil. Better
endure those trials that we have than
fly to others that we know not of, they
So thinks the everyday, gentlemanly,
good looking, entirely personable young
man of thirty, who draws an income of
from two to four thousand a year, and
- is asked out all over because he dances
- admirably and is good to look at, and
never does anything gauche. So, also,
thinks the pretty, well bred, well dressed,
moderately bright girl of twenty-five,
whose father spends six thousand a year
and has five children. Both of these know
just the way they want their lives to go.
Ever since childhood they have associ
ated with companions who have had
more money than they have, and they
know how nice it is to be well off. To
be rich or to remain as we are. that is
their motto. "When we make the great
move, they both think, "we make it to
better ourselves materially, or we don't
make it at all.
They do not want to be millionaires,
but they do not want to be really pinched
anywhere. Their house must be large
enough' and be comfortable. It must be
well fitted up no "sheet by night and
tablecloth by day" for them. There
must be servants enough to run it. This
girl who has always been comfortably
placed, but never luxuriously has no
intention of binding herself down to do
mestic cares, of dusting her own draw
ing room and turning up hems in her
own table linen. No; all that must be
done for her. She has made her own
dresses and trimmed her own hats all
her girlhood, and she wants, when sha
marries, to change all that. Better to
go on doing it in your own home, where
it is all you have to worry over, than to
do it in your husband's, where you
have to keep the house and take care of
children as well.
Thus the young lady reasons and re
jects her suitors with a peculiar and good
humored indifference. She has mad9
up her mind that she will not marry a
man who has a cent under five thousand
a year, and is not above telling this to
the soupirants. who take the hint and
strive to realize tne ideal, l he young
lady is quite frank. She is not in the
least ashamed of her worldliness or de
sirous of hiding it under a veil of at
tractive coyness. She is not mercenary.
It is not riches that she demands com
fort, that is all. If she is comfortable
she will continue to be a very nice, at
tractive person, but if she has to scrimp
and struggle and fight over ten cent
pieces, and tarn her old clothes, and
have her shoes patched, 6he will not be
responsible for her temper. She is a
fin de siecle to her finger tips sensible
where 6he might be romantic, practical
where she once would have been impas
sioned a person who is bound to make
a success of her life and keep it on the
lines that she regards as the best.
The young man of her kind holds pre
cisely the same views. Life with a be
loved object sounds very charming, but
it is not to be indulged in unless the in
comes of himself and the beloved object
foot up to from five to six thousand per
annum. The beloved object cm three
thousand a year is too expensive a lux
ury. He cannot afford it. What might
nave been a courtship dwindles to a
mild friendship. Not infrequently he
tells the lady of his sad predicament and
how impossible a matrimonial alliance
would be on his salary. She condoles
with him and they become friends, for
so violent fires burn in their hearts and
friendship comes quite easily to them.
Marriage would mean a series of sacri
fices that neither is willing to make.
They would have to live in a flat in Har
Jem and no one knows who has not lived
in Gotham the horror in which Harlem
.is held or a second rate boarding house
beyond Fourth avenue.
Then come clothes and theaters. A
New York woman spends money lik
water on her clothes. She would mn-;h
rather be well dressed than well fed.
jShe must be well dressed to be np with
anything. The moment she grows
shabby she is no longer of any impor
tance. Then she may as well give np all
the fun and consent to be relegated to
-dreary insignificance like the old wive
ot the pashas. San Francisco ArgonauL
A Guitar's Tale.
Miss Bessie W. Harris, daughter of a
musk dealer in Troy, N. Y broke a
guitar which her father had given her
some time ago. It was a peculiar look
ing but fine toned instrument, which
had belonged to her dead grandfather,
and no one knows how it came into his
possession. Air. Harris, in examining
the pieces today, fonnd the following
strange inscription written on the wood:
"March 6, 1880. This guitar is put
together today by a man who has been
in prison eleven j'ears under a sentence
of life, a prisoner who is a victim of cir
cumstances and today is held as a crimi
nal. To carry out revenge the plan was
so laid that Chamberlain is into it yet
unbeknown to himself. In time this
guitar may be broken and these words
read by some one, and whoever it may
be I ask them to know and publish this
"A man may be a state prisoner for
years and yet get square with his ene
mies. I have enjoyed many pleasant
moments even in this prison, for it is a
pleasure to believe that there are those
who fear me as a man. Chamberlain
stood with his hand on his revolver,
Christmas, 1879. Oh, how contemptible
he looked, the poor cor. Yes, he is a cur
of the mongrel breed. Rets of Neb. , crip
ple nine years, caused by neglect of
Read backward the signature forms
the name "Ben Foster." Cincinnati
THE TRANSPORT OF AMMONIA.
An Uneven Trade,
- A Brooklyn boy nine or ten years old
began several months ago to save money
to bny a pony. His parents and rela
tives humored his whim, and having
ample means they helped along his ac
cumulations very rapidly. The young
ster had no idea of the purchasing power
of money, but he had started out with
the notion that when he filled his little
iron bank he would have enough to buy
the pony. When the bank would hold
no more he broke it open, and his mother
counted $60.15. "That is not enough to
buy a pony," said she. "Then 1 guess
I'll take a tricycle," said the boy. The
tricycle was bought, and the boy started
to explore the neighborhood. He was
gone about two hours, and when he
reached home he had no tricycle, but he
held his hat carefully under his arm.
"Oh, mamma, look at these pretty kit
tiesl" he exclaimed, displaying four
small kittens just able to walk. "1
traded my tricycle for these." The boy's
parents have not yet been able to find
the other party to that bargain. New
Speaking of Gray's telautograph an
electrician well acquainted with the pro
moters of the Writing Telegraph com
pany said: "It is current gossip with
the electrical fraternity that the telauto
graph is to be handled in connection
with the Bell telephones. That is,
general company controls the device. It
will form local companies in the usual
manner, and in working with the Bell
telephone people place telautographs
with telephones. Thus a man will be
able to talk or write as he may see fit. If
his "hello" is out he can leave a note.
Signatures and legal documents can be
transmitted, and you gentlemen of the
press can call up your city editor, tell
him what you have, receive his orders as
to space and write out your copy, which
will be instantly reproduced in your ed
itorial rooms. It's a great 6cheine and
will work nicelv harnessed to the tele
phone. Chicago News.
Couldn't Io It.
Dashaway Come around, old fellow,
jand help me select a suit of clothes.
Travers Couldn't do it, possibly, old
,maii. You seem to forget that, we both
.to to the same tailor. Clothier and
Consul Denby, of Peking, China, re
ports that in 18S9 from one port, Ichang.
there were exported 13,000 pounds of
tigers' bones. For use as fertilizers
the only use intelligent people seem to
have for dead tigers these bones might
be worth $150, yet they were entered at
a value of 3,000. They are to be used
as a medicine. From them will be made
a "tonic." which the Chinese invalid be
lieves will impart to him some of the
tiger's strength and fierceness. For the
same "medicinal" reasons 9,000 pounds
of "old deers' horn" were valued at
Many of us who are filled with disgn?t
at the folly of such absurd beliefs are
now keeping up old customs and habits
that are almost as absurd ana expensive,
in the light of modern progress, as this
tiger bone tonic. Rural New Yorker.
The Army and the Church.
The Austrian war minister has issued
an order to encourage religious feeling
in the army. He finds that Austrian
soldiers do not attend divine service ac
cording to the regulations. Inasmuch
as the encouragement of religions feel
ing is regarded as of great service to the
military, the army must henceforth go
to church at least once a month. Like
wise, young officers id command at
church must conduct themselves in a
more reverential spirit than has beer
observed lately. Berlin Letter.
Some genius in Syria, named Mousa
Rhouri, has discovered the secret by
which the silkworm makes silk. He
can make the silk by machinery without
the aid of the silkworm. In this way
the cost of making silk can be reduced
one-half. A manufactory is to be started
in Georgia soon by a Syrian colony. To
manufacture silk in this way a large
tract of land has been secured on which
to plant mulberries, and the emigrants
expect soon to make their fortunes.
A Floating Fire Engine.
The floating fire engine,, propelled by
6team, which has been lately built for
the service of the prefecture of the port.
made a short trial trip in the Marmora
recently. It steams twelve to thirteen
miles an hour. Livant Herald.
Two Singular Mayors.
A former mayor of Concord, Fla., late
ly died in Cabarrus poorhouse. The
town of Concord has only contributed
two white males to the poorhouse, and
the other one was also on ex-mayor.
Marion Free Lance.
It la Often Carried on the Vpper Decks
of Steamship to Keep It CooL
Ammonia lias lieen carried in con
siderable quantities on the upper decks
of steamships, but in many vessels the '
lottles, carboys, or tins are stowed in the j
between decks. In fact, they are some-
times stowed in vacant cabins of . cargo '
vessels. The explosion of 6ne of these
receptacles awakened attention to the '
placing of such substances dangerously
near heat. The master of the vessel on
whose 6hip the explosion happened un
screwed the tops of all those undamaged,
and thus allowed the gas to blow off.
Restrictions on carriage of dangerous
goods were imposed under the merchant
shipping act, 1873, section 23 of which
provides that if any person sends or at
tempts to send by, or, not being the mas
ter or owner of the vessel, carries or at
tempts to carry in any vessel, British
or foreign, any dangerous goods, such as
aquafortis, vitriol, naphtha, gunpowder,
lucifer matches, nitroglycerin, petro
leum, or any other goods of a dangerous
nature, without distinctly marking their
nature on the outside of the packages
containing the same, and also giving
written notice of the nature of such
goods and the name and address of the
sender, he shall be liable to a penalty
not exceeding 100; but if the person
sending the goods on board is merely an
agent and ignorant of its contents, the
penalty is not to exceed ten pounds.
False description .makes the sender
liable to a penalty of 500. The master
or owner of a ship may refuse to take on
board a vessel any suspicious package,
and may require it to be opened to ascer
tain its contents. Clause 26 in the act
has always been looked upon as a mis
take in legislation. The master of
ship is empowered to throw overboard
goods of a dangerous nature which have
been sent without being marked or noti
fied of their true character, and neither
the master nor the owner of the vessel
shall be subject to any liability for such
casting into the sea, civil or criminal, in
There is no reason for denouncing the
carriage of ammonia by sea, but it is of
the greatest importance that each special
compound should be accurately defined,
and that it ought not to be exposed to
heat. If everything that expanded on
submission to heat were interdicted, the
shipping trade would be sadly ham
pered. For example yeast is shipped
for conveyance, and is usually carried
on deck. In hot weather the casks have
been broken and hoops burst from ex-
posure to the sun, although no material
damage is done. We could name other
breakages, but enough has been urged
to bring home the necessity for under
standing what to carry and where to
stow it. Chemical Trade Journal,
Catholic St. Paul's Church, ak. between
fifth and Sixth. Fattier Carney, Pastor
Services : Mhss at B and 10 :30 a. m. Sunday
Hchool at 2 :30, with benedict ior..
Chhihtian. Corner Locust and Eighth Bts
Hervlces morning and evening- hiiier A
fialioway iaMor Sunday School 10 a. m.
Epim'jopal. St. Luke's church, corner Third
and Vine. Kev. II B. Burger, tiantor. Ser
vices : 11 a. M. ai d 7 :30P m. Senility School
at 1 :wi p. m.
Ukkman M ktiiodist. corner Sixth St and
(iranite. Kev. ilirt. factor. Services : 11 a. m.
and 7 :30 P. i. Sunday School 10 :30 a m
Pkkhmytkkian. t-ervlces In new chinch. cr
ner Sixth and Cnmite nt. Kev. J . T. Bairn,
iator vunda-sc 1 at 9 ;30 ; Trenching
at 11 a in htiO 8 11 ni.
The. It. s. c. K -f thin church in ets every
Sabbath evenini' at 7 :15 in the basenie' t ol
thechucih. All 1 le luvited to attend thete
tween Fifth and Sixth.
How Not to Get Into Print
Don't have any enemies.
Don't have any friends.
Don't inherit money.
Don't lose it.
Don't sign any petitions.
Don't subscribe to any lecture courses
of stock companies.
Don't recommend anything.
Don't get victimized
Don't exhibit any public spirit.
Don't tell stories.
Don't register at a hotel.
Don't visit a friend in an adjoining
township or elsewhere.
Don't allow other people to visit you.
Don't show any interest in music, art,
literature, science-or education.
Don't meet long lost friends or rela
Don't go insane.
Don't get sick.
Don't accept presents.
Don't do anything that might brinj
you a vote of thanks or condemnation.
Don't sue anybody.
Don't get sued.
Don't go to law at all.
Don't live to be an octogenarian.
Don't die. Detroit Tribune.
Danger in Physical Culture.
Ii is beginning to be understood that
physical culture should be undertaken
intelligently and with moderation. A
London girl went home from her first
lesson, which was a violent one, and dis
covered a strange condition of her neck
a little at one side of the throat a mot
tled appearance, with settled blood be
neath. The physician to whom she ap
plied said there was no remedy; 6ome
little blood vessels had given way under
the severe and unaccustomed exercise,
and her naturally thin skin revealed the
mishap more than would perhaps hap
pen in another case.
The injuries are not so frequent to
young girls, with supple joints and easily
moved muscles and tendons, but middle
aged women should begin very carefully.
Many 6uch, to rid themselves of an un
becoming tendency tocorpulence, take
to extraordinary acrobatic feats not un
attended with real danger to persons un
accustomed to violent exercise. Her
Point of View in New York Times.
The Mysterious Power of the Turquoise.
The turquoise, although not credited
with either remedial or protective prop
erties, so far as disease was concerned,
was nevertheless regarded as a kind of
sympathetic indicator, the intensity of
its color being supposed to fluctuate with
the health of the wearer.
The latter, however, by virtue of the
stone he carrried, could, it was said, fall
from any height with impunity. The
Marquis of Vilena's fool, however, was
somewhat nearer the truth when he re
versed the popular superstition in his
assertion that the wearer of a turquoise
might fall from the top of a high tower
and be dashed to pieces without break
ing the stone. Queries Magazine.
A Genial Teacher.
Acassiz taught natural history in Har
vard college as no other man had taught
in America before. He was "the best
friend that ever student had," becauss
the most genial and kindly. Cambridge
people used to say that one had "lers
need of an overcoat in passing Agassiz's
house" than any other in that city.- -Professor
David Starr Jordan in Popu
lar Science Monthly.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve.
The Best Salve in the world for Cute
Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum. Fever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains,
Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and posi
tively cures Piles, or no pay required.
It is guaranteed to give satisfaction, or
money refunded. Price 25 cents per box.
For sale by F. G. Fncke
Lincoln, Blair, Beatrice and Kear
ney now have each two kinds of
The First step.
Perhaps you are run down, can't
eat, can t sleep, can t think, can t do
an3'thinf to j'our satisfaction, and
you wonder what ails you. You
should need tlie warning, you are
taking the first step into nervous
prostration. You need a nerve tonic
and in Klectric Bitters you will find
the exact remedy for restoring your
nervous system to n normal, healthy
condition. surprising results fol
low the use of this great Nerve
Tonic and Alterative, Your appe
tite returns, good digestion is re
stored, and the liver and kidneys re
sume healthy action. lry a bottle.
Price 50c, at F. G. Fricke & Co's
Do not confuse the famous Blush
of Roses with the many worthless
paints, powders, creams and
bleaches which are Hooding the
market. Oet tlie genuine ot your
druggist, O. II. Snyder, 75 cents per
bottle, and 1 guarantee it will re
move your pimples, freckles, black
heads, moth, tan and sunburn, and
give you a lovejy complexion. 1
tort Sidney is to have a new de
tachment of troops, the twenty-first
infatrr being ordered to New York
AL-ittle ;irls Experiencein a LigMt
Mr. and Mrs, Loren Trescott are
keepers of the Gov. Lighthouse at
Sand Beach Mich, and are blessed
with a daughter, four years. Last
April she taken down with Measles,
followed with dreadful Cough and
turned into a fever. Doctors at
home and at Detroit treated, but in
vain, she grew worse rapidly, until
she was a mere haiidtul 01 bones .
Then she tried Dr. King's New
Discovery and after the use of two
and a half bottles, was completely
cured. They say Dr. King.s New
Discovery is worth its weight in
gold, yet j-ou may get a trial; bottle
tree at b. G. .briekey JJrugstore.
The Homliest Man in Plattsmouth
As well as the handsomest, and
otners are invited to can on any
druggist and get free a trial bottle
of Kemp's Balsam for the Throat
and Lungs, a remedy that is selling
entirely upon its merits and is
guaranteed to relieve and cure all
chronic and acute coughs, asthma,
bronchitis and consumption. Large
bottles ouc ana 91.,
We offer 100 dollars reward for
any case of catarrh that can not be
cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
J. J. Cheney & Co. Props, Toledo,
W e the undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years,
and belive him pefectly honorable
in all buisness transactions and fin
ancially able to carry out an oblig
ations made by their hrm.
West & rruax, holesale Drucr-
gist, Toledo Ohio., Walding Kinnan
& Tarvin, Wholesale druggist Tole
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nal! y, action directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Price, 75c. per bottle. Sold by all
Druggist; Testimonials free.
One Fare for the Round Trip.
The B. & M. will sell round trip
tickets for one fare to Hot Springs,
Arkansas," on the following occa
oti8: Meeting of the Government
Re M vation Improvement asssoci
ation. April 12. Tickets will be sold
April 7 and 8, inclusive; final return
limit, May 10.
District meeting Southern and
Central Turnverein. May 9 to 10.
Tickets will be sold May 6 and 7, in
clusive; final return, June 10.
Annual meetinggeuerai assemoiy
of the Southern Presbyterian
church. May 19. Tickets will be
sold May 10 and 17, inclusive; limit
to return, June 15.
For further information inquire
at ticket office. F. Latham,
You Should Knoy
Th at 7a 1 hb H K & Co.
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First Mkthoiiikt. Sixth St.. bet wen Main
and Pearl. Kev 1.. K. Britt. 1. u. pastor.
Servlcen : 11 A. m.. 8 :00 P. M Htiuditt School
9:30 a M l'rayi-r nieetu g W ediiesday even
1'KfBHVTKUiAN. Corner Main kihI
Kev Witle. pastor. Service usual
Sunday -etiool 9 :30 A. M.
C01.OKKD Baptiht. Mt. Olive. i'Hk. between
Tenth and Eleventh Kev. A. Bocwell, pas
tor. Services 11 a. 111. mid 7 :30 p. m Prayer
pipeline Wednesday evening.
Youo Mrn's Christian Association
Rooms in vt Htemian block. Main street. Gos
pel meeting. lor meii only, every Sunday ai-
ternoon at 4 o'clock. Koome open week days
irom :3u a. m.. in 9 : no p. in.
SOUTH 1ark Tahkrnaclb Rev J. M.
Vood, t'aator. Services : Sunday School,
j a. m. : 1 reacninir. 11 m. m. ana 8 p. m.
prayer meeting Tuesday night ; choir prac
tice rriay nigm aii are welcome.
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Its use is almost universal by the Housewife, the Farmer, the
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No other application compares with it in efficacy.
This well-known remedy has stood the test of years, almost
No medicine chest is complete without a bottle of Mustano
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