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A MsJSulaf ailance. that amaaeth fer.
Sfce wtaiar cveaeta sad tM aigbt la near.
TW Bora wit n Hi r-ry ! pass! arrt
Tte Sowere ara deed aa4 ecaatieaa oa the
Xlttttaiaare fane that cheered tee fading
Tha'tV ara huddled U tfa abel taring
TWr W bo in the slant November ray.
She pkaaiii of awre ara pa-ad away.
A nipping froet alts hi the vMneJees breesej
Tba rrlertne; aktae areolothad In aahr graft
The stream Bows uadar tha autuasaal trees
Aaa eadir eaawa tba Borrow of tiajr deoar.
hmwm ta u anmad in aeotae. no air lit to
Tba night la Dear aod froat U la Ue breeae
Day fadeta faat aad clouds ara In tha ekT '
fctranae shadows Sit like g boa la bctom tbt
WHaawtotaood locks tta white moon ride
fcautartutbaf thla rare on thebreeaea eoM.
T stand aasld taa aorrow and I sigh .
fcy Ufa IbobIU aod oioada are la the eky.
D. J. Donahue.
PAUL OLIVER'S WIFE.
I am a Chicago phjsiclin. not with
out practice, bat still young enough to
fool that in j real work Is In the future.
Not maey years hare pasted alaot I re
oeJred mjr "sheepskin," and. at la
welt known, youth Is a aerioua bar to
recognition, of one In my profession,
jay anaaUce, cooeaqoenHy is light, and
but lor a sassM property which TWds
due very modest income. I mint oft
en iutve trouble In aatisf actorify deal
ing with my , landlady and laundry.
It was stormy nijrht In March and
I was seated In my office puzzling over
various ease of blood-poisoning which
had fallen in my way, when a messen
ger boy called me to my door and bond
ed me the following note: . ;
"Come at oooa to Monroe Street, Su fee
ing aad need Id mediate relief.
, , "Paul Outbb.m
I heslUted only long enough to get
together the necessary articles to take
where I did not know the nature of my
patient's ailment, and In doe course of
Umo was deposited by the street-car at
1 'was ushered into a neatly fur
nisucd room, briarhtly lighted. Upon
the- bod lay n feeble-looking man, who
fixed his shining black eyes upon my
"Your are Dr. Etolnius? Well doc
tor, help me. I um dying, burning j
can't you Brake me sleepsee my j
serves quivering look at the swollen
velut," cried the young roan, extend
ing both hands weakly toward mo,
'Just so he has been for a week,"
remarked tho young woman who had
remained lu the room. "Brother Har-
3r has been beseeching him the whole
rue to have a doctor, but he never
gave up until to-night, and then in
isted upon having you.",
I suppose, doctor, that you are won
dering why my choice of physlorans
fell upon you," soon remarked Mr.
Oliver, suddenly flashing his black
yea upon me. "Well, wonder on; I
nail not enlighten yon. Call it
. chanos." - ' ' - '''- '
I was a little startled, because I was
Just then puzsllng over that very ques
tion. But I quiotly replied:
"Ton are nervous and laboring un
der excitement, my friend, lam sore
the potiou you Jure taken will soon do
"Nothing will do me good. ' lam
I ait human help, though grateful for
van a doctor's sympathy. I know
that neither you nor the combined
medical talent of the city could cure
me. I have no desire to live I would
. not live if I could." A
This was tho beginning of my ac
quaintance with Paul Oliver. In time
be became interested in me, insisting
upon conversing upon various topics,
with all of which lie displayed a fair
acquaintance. His nervousness in
creased steadily, but, strange to say,
with It increased bis patience.
Ho gradually, grew worse,' despite
rav unremitted care. I earnestly be
sought him to permit me to oall in one
or more eminent physicians for con
sultation, but this he positively refused
'I have told you," he declared with
firmness, "that I am slowly dying.
Nothing cau savo me. You have al
leviated my pain. , No physician could
do more." .. ''.' i
As time passed the unfortunate man
won a hold upon my heart. So it was
with lutluite pain that I saw the ten
tacles of death closing fast about him.
In my powerlessness I reproached my
self and mv beloved science. I became
low-spirited and dull. , '
"Doctor." be said slnwlv and ira
pressirelT one day, "I shull die this
evonine. Do not look so incredulous
I understand my case better than you
could be expected to do. I wish to sav
it fpw words of business to you and to
thank vou for vour unremitting care.
In that oscretoiro you will find a pack
age. I wish you to take it and after 1
am undor the earth I desire you to
read it. ' Dispose of it as you think
best That is all. I think now I will
sleep." . .
And he did sleep and never again
awakened. . .'.....t ' -."'in.
After the quiet funeral at Bosehill
Mr. Sommers Informed md that Oliver
was a man possessed of considerable
wealth and told me the surprising
sews that in a will he had made a
short time before, he bequeathed the
bulk of it tome.
Vory soon afterward I opened the
package Mr. Oliver had requested me
to take ' in charge. It consisted of a
closely written manuscript whioh read
"I, Paul Oliver, was born in Now
York City, and seven years ago grad
uated at Harvard College. Three
months later a malignant tever berert
mo of both parents. I was alone, pos
sessed of a competency and with but
littkt disposition to embark in trade or
acquiro a profession.
"I spent a year in Europe. Near its
close I met a parly of Americans at
Paris. The most charming was Miss
Lire Hainey., She was 20, and a wo-
man of rare accomplishments and won
drous beauty. ". . 'v"' ; 5 t': vi
"I adored that woman, ' pressed my
suit vigorously, and to ray supreme
happiness she accepted my hand and
fortuuo. declaring that she had loved
jne from the iirst
"Within n year after our first meet
ing we were married and, complying
THE 'FARMERS' ALLIANCE. LINCOLN NEB, SATURDAY, JAN. 31., 189L
rt Iter request, we tk an exreoded
trip through the great cities of both
continents. Finally, tired ; on t with
sight-seeing, she expressed a desire to
rein ra to America, and we came. At
ber desire I purchased a princely borne
in New York City and we settled down,
as I secretly bbped, to a quiet do
As my love was infinite, my con
fidence was unbounded. How I de
spised these jealous husbands who ap
peared te act as dragons to their beau
tiful gay yoang wives. Hence, when
innumerable invitations poured In up
on us. I willing accompanied her to
each ray scene, happy in seeing her
enjoyment. But I soon wearied' of so
much social duty and. when, one day,
she sweetty begged me to stay at home
with my books as she knew I wished
to do, I consented.
What was intended for a single oc
casion soon became a settled arrange
ment 'Dear Paul' remained at home
in his library with his dogs and pipe
gladly welcoming the .sweet finny
face when it beamed upon him from
lace or fur after an evening's enjoy,
ment with strangers.
"Infinite love, such as mine was, can
have no doubts. Dallv sh assured me
of her boundless affection and how
proud I was to be her husband!
"But In n moment In the twinkling
of an eye, from the happiest of beings
I was plunged into the deepest he'll of
misery, Tage and despair. v
, "I was called to Boston to look after
some Investment I had made there a
Jew years before, aad left n Monday
evening, not thinking It possible I
could return before the following Fri
day. ......:-': - -
"By a fortunate combination of cir
cumstances I was able to finish my
business in a short time and immediate
ly started for home.
. 'Twenty-four hours earlier than she
expected me. I gaily tripped up the mar
ble steps of my home, thlnkiog of her
joy as I should suddenly appear un
expectedly before ber. Almost stealth
ily I inserted the night-key and turned
the latch and on tiptoe hastened along
the carpeted stairway. The sorvsnts
were not yet stirring. Oh how sweet
to be at home!
"The sound of a light laugh fell on
my astonished enr. I pnesed before
the curtained doorway of my wife's
boudoir. Lightlv lifting a corner of
the soft silken drapery I saw ray
wife with a man I knew well by sight
8o much of a roue, gambler and
scoundrel was he that I would never
have had even a business acquaintance
I stood outside for several minutes
and then entered quietly. With a wild
cry of horror, Lire rushed toward me
with her arms outstretched, but I re-
oulsod her. and indignantly threw her
companion out of doors.
Then I turned to the cowering wo
man. Hot one atom oi pity remaineu.
In a voice as calm as uual I thus de
nounced her: 'Madame, I have a name,
ono that my parents bore with honor
and that I have never shamed except
in giving it to you. You shall not pub
licly drag It in tne mire. To-morrow
vou will accompany me to Chicago.
There I will throw such safeguards
about you during the rest of your nat
ural life that you can not sin again. I
de this only because I am resolved to
save my " lathers name, uoe more
transgression and you shall die.",
"We came to Chicago, where, under
the name by which I am known, we
took au unpretentious flat in an un
fashionable quarter. When I left New
York, I left the world behind me. - A
stranger in a strange city my future ,
was to eareiuiiy guara my iamiiy
Three months passed. ' During this
time the only acquaintance I formed
was Henry sommers, and 1 only knew
him by accident. During that time I
never left our apartments except on
necessity and then I looked Lire within.
We kept no servant our. meals were
sent from-a restaurant wo visited no
one, formed no acquaintance, attended
no theaters or races as had been our
former custom. This was not living,
it was painful existing. ,
"Lire did not bear this new and con
stant surveillance with composure. At
times she would, burst forth in a
lussion, and beseech me to let her go
orth, to kill her or do anything to eud
her present miserable life. Gladly
would I have sent her out if I could
have saved ray name from dishonor.
. "One night about three months after
our flight to Chicago, I was suddenly
aroused from deep sleep to alert wake
fulness. At my side stood Lyre, look
ing like an angel with a crown of golden
hair. As my eyes opened I saw
her pour the contents of a vial Into the
water bottlo from which I invariably
took a nizhtlv draught' Maddened by
memories and brooding and disap-
nointod love. I sprang toward her
and confronted her in her crime
Denial was useless. I forced her to
confess that she had placed poison in
my draught. Tho insidious drug she
had obtained iroiu a mnaoo me year
before our marria;.o. It was a subtle
poison. Given in small doses the
Victim failed slowly, but surely. Given
in lanra quantity, death was immedi
ate. Calmly she confessed that she
had been administering the poison
to me eradually, that I was slowly
dvinsr and that no power on earth
mm Id restore me. She freely admitted
that she would have killed me long be
fore, had L as she expected when sue
married me. made a will in her favor.
She was a revelation to me. For the
first time she cast aside all hypocrisy
and appeared in all her hideousness,
She declared she loathed me, and pre
ferred death a thousand times to the
wretchedness of being imprisoned with
me.' :,,.v-v, . ,,
"I was dying by inches. How was
explained the lassitude and weariness,
the sudden sharp, pains I could not
understand. Enraged and furious as
I was over her diabolioal confession
I yet could reason. Taking ray pistol
from beneath ray pillow, whore I had
invariably placed it at night since I
had learned her treaeharv. and in my
left hand holding ray watch, I looked
steadfastly at the crouching woman
'If within five minutes you have
not swallowed the contents of the little
box vou hold, I shoot you. Choose
"A look of infinite terror spread over
uer countenance, yet angelic in, its con
tour, and sue directed a"ge of piteous
entreaty at me.
"I retnrned the look with one of de
termined, pitiless resolution, toyiog
with the deafly weapon. Oaly
separated by a few feet, we gasH. but
neither spoke. '
"One, two. three, four minutes
passed. Only sixty seconds remained.
Seizing the pistol firmly I began slow
ly to bring it into position, when, with
a quick seizure of the little box, she
rapidly brought the poison to ber lips,
now white with horror. One swift
movement of her wrist cos nervous
contraction of her white throat, and
my revenge was complete.
Calmly without one shadow of re
morse. I gazed at her lifeless form. I
began to deliberate as to the disposition
ef the body. My flat was on Indiana
street; the river was but two or three
blocks sway. I removed everything
from the dead woman's ' person which
could" possibly betray her identity,
wrapped a dark shawl about the slight
figure that had now become so loath
some to me. and waited until near mid
night before setting out upon my
"Enough. I was successful. The
dark, swollen water near the Bush
street bridge covered my burden.
"Where I went that night afterward
I do not know. The pale, grey morn
ing found me many 'miles" from the
spot exhausted front want of sleep.
- A terrible fascination drew me to
the morcne, ,aad there, ' one day., 2
found what I wad searching for., I
also foamd a young physician (your
self) who seemed strangely csrions.
Suspecting every one I followed him to
his office, and then retnrned to my
apartment resolved to change my
home. Accidentally I mot Mr. Som
mers. He took pity upon me as he
saw my feeble, nervous condition, and
constituted himself my guardian. By
this time the poison bad made such in
roads upon my constitntion that, my
power of resisting was gone.
"You know the rest The fatal dis
ease baffled every effort. How crude
the wisdom of men. How many of
the floating bodies found in river or
lake and thought to be suicides hare
back of them great tragedies . like
"I would not live if I could. The
memory of that, woman's treachery
would blacken every hour with evil
thoughts, and I pass into annihilation
There is nothing more to be said. I,
Jared Etolnius, physician, make these
details public to show to the world
how closely we live side by side with
tragedies, caused by evil doing, result
ing in the most fearful insanity. ,
My note-book coutains many life
stories, but few have Interested me
more than the Mystery of the Morgue.
Tho greater majority of these micro-
scoDio ulauts are what the botanists
call "bacteria," the smallest form of
vegetable life. - So small are they that
it would take, in some cases, as many
as 15,000 of them arranged In a row to
extend one inch. They have different
forms, some being round, seme oval,
some rod-shaped, 'while others fare
milch the shape of a corkscrew: In
all cases they ere so era all that one
needs a powerful microscope to exam-,
ine them, and in no case can we per
ceive them singly with tho naked eye.
When countless millions of them are
grouped together in a mass or colony
we can see them about as we are ume
to see an approaching, army of which
we are totally unable te distinguish a
single soldier. I have said that these
bacteria, move about; ana mis is true
of most of them, although there are
some which do not appear to move at
all, but remain fixed wherever they
find a good feediug place. Those that
have motion behave in a very peculiar
manner; some wobble about in one
place without moving forward in the
least; others dart hither and thither.
back and forth, at an apparently furi
ous rate, rocking and twirliug about
and turning a hundred somersaults as
they move along. Bacteria multiply
very rapidly, and they do this in a
very curious way. :
A siugle one breaks itself m two:
then each half grows very rapidly un
til it becomes as large as the original,
Then these in turn divide up again.
and so on. until from a single one we
have many thousands in a verr short
time. To give vou the figures, such as
they are, a single one can multiply at
so enormous a rate that in forty-eight
hours it can produce something like
280,000.000,000 of its species. Great
consequences follow this enormous in
crease of bacteria, for while one, so
small of itself, can do but little harm
the armv resulting from such rapid
multiplication makes It possible for
them to accomplish a Vast amount oi
damage. St. Louis Republic.
The Youngest Patentee.
W. W. Rosenfeld, who gained fame
through being the youngest person to
whom a pateut has been issued iu this
country, has recently perfected some
inventions ot so nuvci n ultimo as iu
again .attract general attention. His
first invention, patented when he was.
15 years of age, was the lover used to
simultaneously close and lock the
gates on elevated trains, which is now
in use in this and other cities. Now,
at the age of 23, he has perfected prob
ably the most efficient and comprehen
sive railway-signal system known. By
this system an alarm will be sounded
in the cab of a locomotive when it gets
on the same block with another train,
when it apmoaches a.misnlaced switch.
an open draw bridge, a broken rail or
a rail lying across the tracks. Not
only will the alarm be sounded, but if
desired the air-brakes may be turned
on by the same signal, providing for
the safety of the train even against the
engineer's carelessness or possible .in
capacity. AT. i. Ltltcr m JJoston At-
; ; Wood Paving In Paris. "
v Wood pavin is so popular in Paris
that the inhabitants will not bear to
any other. It Is noiseless, can always
bo kept perfectly clean, and support
the heaviest traffic without difficulty.
Being conceited is the only satisfac
tion some men una m m. "
THE TRICK LIONS, f
Am Iatarrlaw OTth Mr. DarUa;, Ska I4aa
The lion tamer is a highly Intelli-
afent young man. who, bore ia tne
United States, went to Germany ia his
yooth. In Hamburg be associated
with a leading firm, the Jamrach. of
Germany, and so, having animals in
his charge, became familiar with need
ling them. Travelling for the busi
ness, be made frequent vinits to Africa
and Asia, collecting animals. In ' a
commercial sense, considering lions
and tigers as cattle te be bought and
sold, be became thoroughly acquainted
with their ways and instincts. Cer
tainly it was the only school where
such quiet mastery orer savage ani
mals could be acquired.
It is a very long business, said
Mr. Darling; "all my animals have
been two years in raining. Why.- it
takes all of two months to make a lion
sit in a chair, and star there. I can
not vannt general intelligence in lions;
it is rather individual. I have had
some fine young liens, snperb in body.
that nad no brains. Hoi wicked or
cross, but simply stupid. It was a
tendency to forget to-morrow all that
had been acquired for months before.
But I can't always tell. Leo is my
best ouoiL He never was nlv. but
once i gave him up and sent him off.
he was so dull; then took him to
school again; and I know no lion sec
ond to him now in intelligence and
docility. This is the poiut A Hon
doesn t want to de things. Ho just
doesn't want to. ; Now you must make
him. Punish him. and you make hha
yonr enemy; afraid of you. and he
get worse, not better. I coax him
and talk to hint lu English, for Eng
lish is the best language for command.
The seesaw and tho velocipede are
difficult tricks. Not one lion in a
thousand can be taught to keep bis
balance. They mostly tumbled off.
Perhaps in that performance their
highest Intelligence is called into play
The velocipede requires a careful lion,
andl have lust the right one. it is
nice work to got the exact pose and to
keep it; bet what gave roe the most
trouble is the chariot performance. A
lion must have had au original con
tempt for that kind of - business. You
sue I am busy harnessing up one lion
while tho others ere perfectly free.
The art has beeu to make the rest of
them come up of their own accord.
For months I had one lion tearing
round alone, and tho' rest scattered
about Now they all cotno up to time.
They don't want to, but they must It
is patience, kindness, making them
not afraid of mo for I am not afraid
of thorn that has done the busiuess.
I have rehearsals all tho timq, for the
animals must be constantly at work so
as not to forget The whelps are com
ing on fast; one, I think, shows great
intelligence. I feed them eight pounds
of beef a day for the big ones and six
for the smaller ones, and they take
their supper afte" the performance."
"iou oannot n;,srd your lions for
good hjshnvior. iiLi you would a
home, witn a lump oi sugar or a car
"No; they despise sugar, but love
beef tea. But if . they behave very
well, lYive them during -the perform
ance a little tidbit of meat and Nero
would think I was not doing the right
thing with him if he didn't get his mor
sel. My whips indicate the positions
for the animals. .. Yeu could not hurt a
lion, who has a tough hide, with a
lash, but a whip acts as a protection.
You might belabor a lion with a big
stick, snd he would not feel it ' But he
does not fancy a stick, the point of
which, like a spear, is held in nisdirec
tion; so if one threatened me, I could
keep him off. An act I had to give up
was where a lion rose and put his fore
paws on my shoulders. The daws are
very sharp, and any display of endear
ment would cut through my coat and
wonud my shoulders, and a new coat
everv nig tit was too expensive. All
the lions are fond of me, and we re
spect one anothbr. Harper's Weekly,
A Little Boy's Reply.
For precocity, irrepressibility and
too often depravity. ."Young America-"
in these present days scarcely can be
snroassed. Here is an illustration: A
little chap, not yet 8 years old. wnose
parents live on one of the fashionable
avenues, went lost week, to pay a visit
to his Grandmother in Yonkers. While
there, in rummaging through his
grandmother's secretary, he came
across a silver 50-cent piece, and very
shortly afterward he was on his way
down, town to invest his "find."
He expended the whole amount for
peanuts and. upon his return, was en
joying them in the privacy of . his
chamber, when his grandmother put
in an appearance..
Why, Kobbie. she exciaimoa, tax-
intr in the situation, "where on earth
did you get all those peanuts?"
"Bousrht 'em." was tho reply.
"But where didyou get the money?"
"A rentleman I met over on War-
burton avenue gave it to me."
'Robbie, I don't believe you are
tolling me the truth." slowly said the
old lady, looking her grandson in the
eves. "In fact 1 am sure you are tell
in? me a falsehood. A little bird tells
me that you are."
The boy looked at her with a some
what incredulous expression.
"Now come, Robbie, tell me where
you got that money?"
"Well, why' don t you ask your
dickey bird?" was the reply of the bad
boy. , "
Throat Injury from Tobacoo Smoke
Sir Morell Mackenzie is authority for
the statement that most of the leading
actors suffer from a relaxed condition
of the upper throat, brought on, he be
lieves, entirely by smoking; but act
resses are rarelv affected that way.
He has noticed the same thing in pub
lie speakers and clergymen. He says
that lor a delicate 'throat tho usual
smoke-laden atmosphere of a common
railway car is even worse : thaa tho
actual useof tobacco.
The British So Jth Africa Company.
it Is reDorted. has proposed to its em
nloves that any servant discovering
mine in the country covered by the
comDanv s charter will be made a co
proprietor of it with the company.
Jnles Verne is the author cf twenty
Marmalade for breakfast is a fad ol
Glue from whale refuse is a new
article of commerce in Bussla.
At Frankfort Germany. 500 horse
power is transmitted by electricity to
a distance of 140 miles.
According to Channeey M. Depew,
more than a million dollars is spent
in New York annually for public ban
quets. Corporal Tanner is said to have
made $137,000 since leaving the pen
sion bureau in fees out of pension cases
be has handled.
, Tsheng-Ki-Tong. the Chinese gen
eral has published in French a book
that is said to be an imitation of the
modern French novel. -
Robert G. Ingersoll denies that he
made the prediction attributed to bia
that about this time two theaters would
be built to one church.
During the last academical year at
Cambridge 1.024 students matriculated
and 1.546 degrees were conferred, both
being the largest numbers on record.
Von Moltke. on his ninetieth birth
day, was asked how young be would
like to be. "About 80" answered he,
the vision of youth rising to his mind's
eye. .'; ' - ,:
The snbmarine war boat has lod to
the flving of balloons from war ships.
A balloon hovering orer a ship can de
tect every movement of a submarine
boat coming to the attack.
The city gas works of Berlin brought
$1,750,000 clear profit into the treasury
during the last financial year despite
the unusually heavy expenditures for
new gas house and conductors.
A Connecticut boy is famous just
now because he has a tin whistle one
and a half inches in diameter and
several inches long in his stomach. He
swallowed the toy while playing on it
. There are few such common-sense
proverbs as "every man is the archi
tect of bis own fortune." Appius
Claudia, a Roman censor, used it in a
speecii delivered by him 4o0 years be-'
fore the christian era. -1 . . .
Birds are the only animals besides.
dmu which cau be taught distinctly to)
articulate and utter sentences, which.)
thoush of couse not understood by the
birds themselves, are none the less stir-
prising to listen to.
It is told of Abbe Liszt that on one
of his concert tours through Germany
he was tendered a banquet at a small
town by his admirers. When it was
found that thirteen were seated at the
table the general embarrassment was
checked by Liszt remarking: 'uo not
be alarmed at such a trifle. : I can eat
for two persons." , ,
So careful is the packir process in
birds that the parts that .ind the food
and act as teeth are placed, not in the
jaws, but in the center of the body in
the gizzard, niese parts consist oi
small stones, which most birds swallow,
for this purpose all, those, that is
which feed on irraia and other sub-'
ataaces that reouire trriudinir.
Baron Nathaniel Rothschild of
Vienna can be sedn Walking about the
village of Waereshofen, near Munton.
barefooted, unaerzoinjr tne nerve-euro
of the Roman Catholic priest Fathed
Kneip. This doctor makes bis patients
ro barefooted most of the time, take a!
Dinno-a everv morninz into icy com
, . i . u
water, and esohew all meats and in-'
Anv vessel causing a disaster at heri
launch is regarded by tne Japanese as
doomed to ill-fortune for her whole,
career. At Osaka lately a vessel cap
sized while beins launched, several
persons being drowned, and her own
an determined to destroy ber at once
hefaro the nnluckv craft produced
further catastrophe. The destruction
was carried out by nignt witn mucn
Jo Howard says ef Henry Ward
Beecher: "I have seen him hundreds
of times take his letters from the post
office, open them as he walked tflong
tne street, continue opeuiujc mem m
houses where he called, and, in other
words, attend to his own business.
That Mrs. Beecher opened some oi bis
letters is ouite likely, but to say
that it was the regular procedure, she
determining what to answer and wnat
to throw away, is simpiy-auiy.-
The late French author, Alphonse
Karr. had one of the . most caustic of
Deus. which sometimes brought him in
to trnuuie. un one occasion ne puo-
. I . - l
lished a few satirical verses upon
certain poetess, who in revenge
watched for him in the street and
stabbed him with a poniard. The
wound luckily was not dangerous, and
the onlv revenge the satirist took was
to suspeud the dagger in the study.
with the followiug inscription at
tached: "Presented by Mine. -to
Alphonso Karr in the back."
Crispus Attucks, tho famous colored
martvr of Boston, whose statue etands
on the Common, is now believed to be
myth, or, at least, the name is an alias
for Michael Johnson. Dr. Green.
Boston antiquarian authority, says that
it is bv no means sure that even
Michael Johnson was th right name.
"Attucks," said he. "or Johnson, if he
is to be so culled, was a renegade half
breed, an adventurous sort of fellow,
a sea-faring man, who - merely hap-
uened to he in Boston at the time.
and it is quite probable that both the
names Attucks and Johnson were
Apropos of stories, there are some
funny ones going tKe rounds about
woman who is the authoress of a most
charming book. She is very enthu
siastic and not long ago at a dinner
Sarty 'said; "Men in : this country
on't know how to love.. If you want
to see real love you must go to Rassia;
there a man says, Be mine or you will
die."1 Spokeu dramatically and with
her eyes flashing, everybody looked
immensely interested until a courtly
old geutleman rose np from his chair,
and, bowiug most graciously, re
sponded; "Oh, madam, how thankful
we are that you came back to this
country ajiye." -
and Collection Agency,
Landa twui.fct and an Id. Personal inspee-
nn maitMnf all landa nuichailMl for MUtlea.
Taxee paid aod collections made for non-real-oenta.
Mr. toorutia-b acquaintance of Ne
braska, and the lands in the aute. aires me
advantage in buying- laoda for persona who
wisn to invest In farm In lands 0 city prop
erty. ' ,.
KarKKEnCKn: u. w. noiamre, vmaaa, nra,
Gen'l Mir'r B. A U. railroad; J. O. Merarlaod.
Lincoln, former lana eom. . aai.;uaoaia
National bank: I U. Kent banker, Orleans
BOOM St EXCHaJlOB BOTLDUTO,
CO-OPERATIVE AND SZLL9
Cire cf A. L. 8. Co.,
South Craihi, I.S.V
Tatb Reck nurseries.
General Vvjeery Iteek.
IMS aad Ormaataatai trees asa aareba,
no XBAVzuiro Aaxxra.
u sell t:::siu m c::-ep,i
Hastinjs fcipcrtliij Co.
tEf.3 & srcriY
Have ea aaad a
aet for Style, AaV
i ana juatr
fatitioa. All oary
iaraaa ara ftaate-
farad, aad Onaraaeaa to be tar, brsaders.,
rnoes lew ana xams easy. Aaareee as
We will furnish medicine to cure One Herd
of Hick Hogs in each Township In the IT. S.
free. Give express offloe and nun horof hogs
4w21. IOU Nvrth 12th Set. 8. LOUIS, MO
She Zowa Steam Feed
The most practical, most
convenient, most economi
cal, and in every way the
BEST STB AM FKBDCOOK
EK MADS. A glance at
the oonstruetlan of It is
enough to convince any
man that it Is far superior
to any other. Fer descrip
tive etrculars and prices apply to martin
Stkam Fcbd CeoKiti Co., Omaha, Neb. SStf
tbnUalte, JoUac. IW.oMm, ArtMtaa,
nt.iMtui rMKliic Tor, LagtiiM, '
Wil Mill, Af. KiwTclaacdla, l,x
H WHIM ncn "
m mint, a.
ma ttm St.,
5 7 kV
Automati. wlaeMlS ,
am 14 k
gar vta tuk is Ml; iat (r.wMa
wutr ttwai ib wax. vm, mja
HnOnalin. Atom r c TALLERDAY.
Poplar Grove, B-
The Garrett Picket & Wire Fence Machine '
Wt to the posts. A uni
versal favorite. Tkana4a
in use. 0araM4 Freight
ritud. A genu are report
iig nig sales. Machines,
Wire, etc.. at wholesale
direct from factory to
Farmers where I have do ,
lucent. Ostalegai f ree. Ad
dress the manufacturer.
S. H. GARRETT. MANSFIELD. OHIO.
will be paid to the agent of any scale com pany who
Drill mv ovwr his own name as agent, that the Jon as
5T0tfWAG0N SCALE, $60
is not equal to any made, and a standard reliable
vale. For particulars, address only
Jones of Binghafflton, Binghamton, S.T.
aad for MM) cata
8runi cod. Neb.
mii Kt., First MMl Bank Oraan wood, Neb,
Spring Hill Stock Farm.
Wlndoer, Tayatte, County, Iowa.
Pelul China Swlcs led Cotswold Shin.
Special Rates bv Xxprasa, . Sm-rj,
X. M. ROBINSON,
Knrxiaw, Adams Cotthtt, Km
Bhlppsr af Reoerded Polaad
Choice Breadlne Stock far
tale. Writ for wan ta
Mention The Alllaaoa.
One Short Born Bull and one Holstein Bull,
both registered. A few choice "
POLAND CHINA SOW PIGS.
Will sell cheap, Call on or address, ;
awf S. W. PERRIN,
CoUetrs Tarm, - - Llnooln, Ken.
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