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AN INDEPENDENT WEEKLY NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO 1IATTEH3 -OF : GENEEAL INTEREST TO THE COMMUNITY AT LARGE.
BEOWNVILLE, NEMAHA GOUNTT, I N. I THURSDAY; FEBRUARY 12, 185'
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'tATES' OF ADVERTISING: .
, .-Vare", 12 li'or leii,) one insertion,
; n.re.one month
X Joe year, . '
1:M Crfi f IinM CF lMS 0De 7er'
tfCvlurafi. one year,;
- rK-biCI CoUian, one jcar,
- ..una 44 H .
(;.,!oinn,ixtnontnv . .
- "iauf 'uLumn. mntbs,-
L.h a .
- r. ',. thr Clonths.
' - Ui Column, three months.
Oh in ftJnc be required for aH adrertwe-BjenU-ji-t
bc-re ctna TcponsibihtT 1 known.
: Ten rrcett fr eca change be added to the
i InJii" Fu'Iacis Cards of re lines -or less, for
i .kerticmmts v.Il be considered by the year,
: nU !cified the manoacrij-t, r prerionsly
i-r otn betea the parties. ,
"Aaw;i-2ipnUD"t marked on theeopy fora speci-
S-J Baal-er .f oernHn will hi continued until or:
i-rti U u1 eharred accohdingly
; A3 Jveru.'men,J from s rangers or transient pcr-
tnbe-paid in adanc.
i 7.r-iril"re of yearly a!rerti?er? will be confined
r:i.T r their urn business ; and all adrertisements
i.i!iin: ttereto; to be paid for extra.
Air i -a-kJ aJrcrticmentS charged double the above
; fa'.a, "'."
i AJrti"Tjrns on the inside exclusively will be
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JOB PRIN T I N 6!
' Bill Heads
j JEFfHta BILLS, BALL TICKETS,
i td Vrery other kind of work that may be called for.
! ikr-nr purchased, in connection with the Adrer-
tw"" Oif e, aa extensive and excellent variety of
; of t!w htet styles, we are prepared to do any kind of
i'-w.rk mentioned in the abave Catiloirue, witnneai-
I ee-nd dispatch.
j The rp'prietor, trho, having had an extensive ex
i wi;n will irive his personal attention to this branch
1 f haj.ne. and hrp?,- in his endeavors to please,
k .:h in the exeillcnce cf his work, and reasonable
: fharpg, to receive a share cf the public patronage.
. OSCAR F. LAKE & CO.,
USD MID'- LOT -AGENTS.
'OFFICE ci LLiin. tot 1ft and 21 Sts
13 ro-c7HYille, 17. T.
' -A. 'S. HOLLIDAY, 1L D.
JJCOWXMLLE, N. T.;
S"'ic;t! a share of public patronage, in the various
Ltnche? of hi? profession, from the eitixens of llrown-
" 7. E0BLITZELL : CO.,
' WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL DEALESS IS
SUVl UJiuit, JJ.aiua.lC,
. BROWNVILLE, N. T.
MISS MARY . -TURNER,
i-.z ZvJk ci i& zvL tvS ixif
Jint Eireet, fcetwesa Hia cjid Water,
.'BROWNTILLE, N. T.
Bznniii and "rivimlvgs alvcays cn hand.
C. W. WHEELER,
TEGT AND BUILDER.
ZS1. TTA?3 E-S.
'-T. L. MCEETTSt
CARPENTER A1TD JOHTER,
' ATTOBPiEV AT LAW,
t . LOT AND LAND AGENT;
Comer of First and Atlantic Streets,
EROWNVILLE, N. Tn
Will attend the Courts of Northern Missouri, Ne
raska acd Western Iowa.
Seeond Street, between Main and Nebraska,
BTW ILLE, X. T.
R. Y7. FURI7AS,
MS EE LOT MS.
AND AGENT 1'OR
A. D. ZONKS, .
THE WESTERN PIONEER LAND HUNTER,
DEALER IN REAL ESTATE,
OMAHA CITY, X. T.
ti? "Lands carefully located, and entered for cus
tomers. Lots and Lands bonrht and sold.
E. 31L M'COMAS,
- XESIAIIA CITY, X. T.
Tenders his professional services to the eitixens of
Nemaha county. i
X. X. HARDING. G. C. KIXBOTGH B. T. TOOXEX.
HARDIKB, Kir.S0UBH & CO.,
Jlamnaetmrm and Wi6teta.lt Dealer im
HATS, CAPS k STRAW GOODS,
2To 49 Zl&ia street, bet. Clirs and Pis.e,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
Particular attention paid to xcannfae taring our
cnest Mole iiats. -
A. L. COATE,
BEOWNVILLE, NEMAHA CO. .
' Eehraka Territery.
NUCKOLLS, RUSSELL, k CO.
WHOLESALE AND BET AIL I' KALE 113 IX
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HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
Hedicines, Dye Stnfls,
Saddlery, Boots & Shoes, Hals & Caps,
QTTTXNSVAILE , STONTTWAEE, TTTTWALE,
IRON, NAILS, STOVES, PLOWS Ac .
Also Furniture of all kinds, Window Sasi, Le
A. D. KIRK,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Lacd Agent and Notary Public,
Archer, Richardson county, N. T.
Will practice in the Courts of Nebraska, assisted
by Harding and Dennett, Nebraska Lity.
Attorney and Counsellor at Law.
GENERAL INSURANCE AND LAND AGENT.
And Notary Public. "
Nebraska City, Nebraska Territory
"T7TLL attend promptly to all bnisness entrusted
H to his care, in Nebraska Territory and Yv est
September 12, 1S55. vlnl5-ly
SPRIGMAN & BROm'JT
railroad aiib cte;::::.;i
AGENTS. : L
And Genera! Commission merchants
No. 46, Public Landing.
A. A. EU AD FORD,
Nebraska City, N. T.
D. L.3IC GARY,
Brownvillo, N. T.
BRADFORD, McLENNAN k McGARY,
ATTOBDBYS if LAW
SOLICITERS LN CHANCERY.
Brownville and Nebraska City,
X EDRASKA TERRITORY.
BEING permanently located in the Territory, we
will give our entire time and attention to the
practice of our profession, in all its branches. Mat
ters in Litigation, Collections cf Debts, SahiS and
Purchases of Real Estate, Selections of L.ndrf, Lea
ting of Land Warrants, and sll other business en
trusted to our management, will receive prompt and
S. F. Nuckolls,
Wm. llo'olitzell i Co
Hon. James Crai,
Hon. Janjes M. UaheS,
Hon. John R. Shepley,
Messrs. Crow, M Creary i Co.
Messrs. S. G. Uubbardi Co
lion. J. M. Love,
St. Joseph, JIo
St. Louis, i!o
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June 7, lSi5.
A. J. rOFFLETON. TX K. IVEKS.
POPPLFTON & BYERS.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
And General Land Agents,
Oil AHA, NEBRASKA.
Land Warrants Bought and Sold.
LAND ENTERED ON TIME.
CJ FECIAL attention riven to the selection and en-
Otry of Lands for Settlers, and all others desirin
Land Claims, Town Lot3 and all kinds of Real Es
tate, bought and sold and investments made for dis
JOHN S. HOYT,
County Surveyor and Land Agent,
i r Uichardson county, . T will attend promptly
vo in Dusines3 m nia profession, wben called n
Land, Laying out Town Lots 'Drafting City Flats &c
Ai.esiaence anq aaaress
ARCIIER, Richardson N. T
J. HART &. SOU
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Orcgroa, Holt County, 3Iissonri.
Keep constantly on hand all description of Harness,
Saddle?, Pridle?,ic Ac. . .
N. 11. Every article in our shop is manufactured
by ourselve5,and warranted to give satisfaction.
W. P. LOAN,
iTTORi II ill W.
LAND AND LOT AGENT.
AECnER. RICHARDSON COUNTY. N. T.
O LITE a IEXJTT.
VI. E, GA5F.IT.
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OLIVER BENNETT k CO.
llanuficturers and yitalesale Peslers in
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SO. st JIAIX STjIEITT,
(i oitXRLT, No. 101, Cot.s cr M uj J-- Locri.)
iWritten for the Nebraslu Aivertier.
I do not like th Winter timei ' -The
winds are piercing add, . -j P
Thi?7 sweep the plains froia naountain eliaies,
Aal drift the snow in ridgijs bold.
The earth Is hidden from the view,
With irr snow, ami fw oouibliiuj ,
The birds, that sing for I and yoa ;
; Have fled for other climes.
Ida not like those northern Masts -;
; That dri re poor mortals through
; When compelled bynatures want at last
To succor all, and help snow. 4 '
I do not like to see my nimble gry !
, Stand shivering in the stall,
That snuffed with pride, in f&mitier day, "
The gentle seyphers all.
1 do not like those sleeting rains,
Tliat pelt the creatures blind,
Thew chill the blood, rack the brain,
Of scores of the creature lund.
The eoli it now contends,
And makes the pen point quivir,
So I must bring this to an end
' Ere yoa think I am no forgiver.
: the zDnos;s S0SO.
The editor sits at his tshle,' : : ; , w'
W riting as well as he's ablo
Furagraph, leader and puffj ? - :
His cissors beside him are lying,
Whist he is in agony tryin;; j
Of copy to furnishVnouoh. '
; Toil, toil, toS!.
VThxl a weary life is mice,
Waiting the precious midr ight oil,
. Ia liader, column and liner; : ,
, Wcrking from morn till eight,
Working from night tit morn.
Oh why was the steam pnsss made ?
Or why was the editor bom ? ,-
,? Toil, toil, toil!
Ami whose is the gain when wont
Wlose ae the trophies we acbieve ?
And fir whom are the laurels won?
To ftandin the foremoft rank,
Of each hard-fought psxty fray,
To ihnre the toil and only get
. Abase and neglect for pay.
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Th'tt Srrntir j.-v.-.i C.- j;...." .
'To sit on a three leggol stooJ.'" -
; . Mlsila others have ther stuffed scats,
To prepare the hash and cook the stew,
Eat never to taste the mts.
Toil, toil, toll! .
As the constant drop on (he s:on9,
So this endless, endless work . -
Wears away body end bane.
Though the poet splutter and write,
Thbugi the orator bully and brawl,
If it wcrs not for the editor's pea
What trere the use of it all ! ,
ToH, toH, toil! -Christians,
Is there a man on this weary earth,
Hut what grows richer by reading the news ?
Richer, richer, richer,
; As they read it by sunlight and taper,
And there isn't a soul ii them all
But what grudges to pay for his paper.
Ton, ton, to'd!
There's a row in the very next street,
Somebody's going to murder his wife,
' And I must off Ton db srrra.
Yesterday just at this time,
Two policemen got ehoked in a riot;
And" so it goes on from morning till night,
And an editor never knows qu;.et.
Gets up, "knocks his hat over his eyes, and rushes
out in a state of distraction, lo-picKup an ike.
BV W. W. COLDMTXl
Sleep, baby, sleep! Eauh little bird,
Whose carolling s11 day is heard,
Ere sunset fadeth froia the Wust,
Folds up itfl tiny wings to rest,
And mid th soft leaves cradle high,
Hocks to the night wi;id's lullaby.
Sleep, baby, siocp I .
Sleep, baby, sleep ! Upon tho green
No more the tender lambs are seen ;
For soon as glinte the str of eve, .
Their frc-lie gamboling they leave,
And weary with incessant play, -
Safe sheltered all in si umber lay,
Sleep, baby, Elsep. .
Sleep, baby, sleep I Each gentle flower
Is sleeping in its leafy bower -Their
petals pure th $ lilies t lose,
In dewy fragrance sleeps the rose,
And in its verdant eine'tire set, :
Dreameth the blue-eyed violet.
Sleep, baby, sjlccpl
Flecp, baby, sleep ! The summer skies
Bend o'er thee with theirstarry eyes,
And thongh uncen, God's n;els keep
Their watch of lovs around thy sleep;
So softly rest, ti3 niorn shsll break,
And bid thee with t'ie Bows rs awake.
Pitrrrscz : -
Gutrd well thy Hps' flaie,none can know
What evils from the toiigue Ciy flow:
What grief, what guHt may bJ incurr'd
I!y one incautious ha.'1;r word.
Tdctu: ' .r -t ; '
Anl dream.1:! as when the spirit cf cur youth,
tlelnrns in sleep, rparklirg with all the truth
Anl ii5B(?ence oace oars, aad leads ns back,
In mournful mockery, i'er tbfshin'n; track
Of i.ur yo-ang life, and points out every rsy
' Cf lioc aal pee we're lost npoa the way.
One of tte Enclisli' ir.fi
U "was so
strnck with' .the p(
r.csj and good
;t. lull's Trrit
if St Paul' had
feeling manifested in
ings, that he affirmed
said that he himself !.
ed a miracle, he wc Jd Lvlieve it, be
cause he deemed St. Paul t :. : much of
a gentleman to tell r i
can not but be striztk
which politeness hi i c
And as thi3 infidel ! r:
. r: fcaari., we
ith tue power
r -!ii3 infidel.
refew of the
it may be well to el
advantages of beic,;
1. We conform io ike Scripture. If
St. Paul taught politeness, by bis ex
ample so Jid he in Iiis writings. He
tells us, "In honor we must prefer one
another." Here is the great secret of
Doliteness; namely, fonretfulnes of
self. In another place he says, "Be
courteous," in other words be polite.
2. We make friends. Nothing so
wins upon strangers as true politeness.
A little attention, shown in a stage, or
in the cars, or at a public table, costs
us very little. But what an effect it
has upon the persons to whom the at
tion is shown ! The pleased look, the
grateful smile, show us we have gained
3. We increase our usefulness. One
reason why ministers and good Chris
tian people have no more influence, is
on account of their sour face and lor
bidding countenance. They look as if
they said Keep away from me. But
if they allow the vulgar to approach
within reach of theirmaiestic presence,
there is a pompous manner or way they
have, which prevents the hearts of
others going out to them, and thus in
fluence over such people is lost.
4. It mves success. .Let any man
who has goods to sell, or office to at
tain, be kind and polite, no sham like
that put on by the politicians and his
goods are sold and his office reached,
times sooner , than "tho ra?.H-Tf ho
not saying too iauch, is tremendous. -
As Sydney Smith said of Daniel H eb-
ster, "he was a steam-engine in
trowsers," so we say of the really-
genuine polite man he, too, is a steam-
engine his power, in his particular
sphere, is wonderful. He, other things
being anything like equal, will accom
plish good in the world. , ,
. PEESESVE IT.
Few readers can be aware, until
they have had occasion to test the fact,
how much labor or research is often
gaye(l by such a table as the following
the work of one now in the grave.
If "History i3 Poetry," then here is
1607 Virginia settled by the Ingush.
1614 New York settled by the iutch.
1620 Massachusetts settled by the
1 624 New Jersey settledby the Dutch.
1G27 Delaware settled by the Swedes
1635 Alarvlahd settled by Irish Cath
1636 Connecticut settled by the Puri
1636 Rhode Island settled by Roger
1650 North Carolina settledby the
1670--South Carolina settled by the
TTn cm prnots.
1682 Pennsylvania settled by Wil-
172 Georgia settled by Gen. Ogle
1791 Vermont acimiuea into me
1792 Kentucky admitted into the
Union. - ..."
1796 Tennessee admitted into the
1R02 (Jhio admiueu iu tue umvu.
1811 Louisiana admiKea into me
Union.. . ... v . .
i qi n Tlnnii admittea into the
Union. - ,
1317 Tjississippi aamiueu into xne
1818 Rlinois admitted into the Union.
1819 Alabama admittea into the
Union. , -
1820-Maine admitted into the Union.
1821 Missouri admitted into the
Union. . . .
1836 Michigan admitted into the
iR.oRAT-Vnjis admitted into the
1845 Florida admitted into the Union.
1845 Texas admitted into the Union.
iRjlfl Wa admitted into the L nion.
1848 Wisconsin admitted into the
iiRn.noi;fr,mia aamiuea into tne
J.fJ J - UA4
A man without care,i3 seldom with
out trouble. . -
A EZAD XAIlirLS.
TTe were returning from the g'reat !
'Boston' and 'Fashion' race on Lang
Island, and as it is generally the case at
such a time there was a queer crowd
on the train, arid the conductor exper
ienced considerable difficulty, in col
lecting his fare. In the - motley mass
was a seedy looking Dutchman1, who
took a seat in front of us, and we no
ticed as the collector of the tickets
and the 'rino approached, he twisted
iikuuL uneasily, and looked particularly
nervous. At length the dreaded mo-
ney taker stood confronting him.
"Fare, sir,' said he. extending his
palm.' . .
"Didn't I pait you before ?" answer
ed Hans, with a' wretched eifort to
"No, yoi didnt paid me before.
Come, fork over."
"Yell den, I'spose Ipays you agin,"
said the Dutchman. "I doesn't vant
no troubles about," and he continued
feeling in his pockets. After much
fumbling he pulled out a suspicious
looking Spanish dollar and handed it
"Look here my fine fellow" said
the conductor, rubbing his thumb over
the coin, "that won't do with me ! you
must pass off y oar bogus money on
somebody greener. .
"Vot ist de matter," queried the
Dutchman, as he took the com back
"The matter is," said the conductor,
beginning to get impatient, "that your
money is bad, and you must pay or get
out ot tin car.
"Mein Gott," exclaimed Hans, "ef
dat ish a pad toller, ten de tarn rascal
on de track sheat me for I pet him
mit a toller, and I vins, he gif me dat
vust as I vas git into de cars."
"Well," said the conductor, "if you
bet a dollar with a man and you won
and he paid you just a3 you were get
ting into the cars, you have not had
no chance to spend any money since,
and so you must have the dollar you
bet with him hand over.
"Oh, vas !" and the Dutchman's iaw
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Nature Provides for All. So
various are the appetites of animals,
that there is scarcely a plant which is
not chosen by some and left untouched
by others. The horse gives up the
hemlock to the goat; the cow give3 up
the long leaved water hemlock to the
sheep; the goat gives up the monk's
hood to the horse, &c, for that which
some animals grow fat upon, others
abhor as poison. Hence, no plant is
absolutely poisonous, but only respect
ively. Thus the spurge, which is so
noxious to man, is a most wholesome
nourishment to, the catterpillar. That
animals may not destroy themselves
for want of knowing this law, each of
them is guarded by such a delicacy of
taste and smell, that they can easily
distinguish what 13 pernicious from
what 13 wholesome ; and when it hap
pens that different animals live upon
the same plants, as the mouths of all
are not equally adapted to lay hold of
the grass, by which mean3 there is
food for all. To this mav be referred
an economical experiment well known
to the Dutch, that when eight cows
have been in pasture, and can no long
er get nourishment, two horses will do
there very well for some days ; when
nothing is left for the horses, four
sheep will live upon it.
ANECDOTE OF DS. GELL-
Some eighty years ogo a very zeal
ou3 professor of religion, in one of
.t . T 1 T 3 ii- TV f'M
the sects in lvngiana, went to xji, vjni,
and told him she had something against
him, and she considered it her duty to
'Well, my good lady said he, 'what
is the difficulty T
r ,tTi -i , t 1 1 -
hy, sir, 1 tninKy9ur oanu aru wuw
'Ah ! do you ? I have never thought
anything about it ; I will get a pair of
scissors, and will thank yoa to cut off
as much a3 you think best.
She replied,- 'I hope you will not be
offended.' ' '
.Without much ceremony she: falued
and cut off quite a large piece of the
Arfivou now satisfied? Look again
and see ; perhaps" you had better cut
off a little more while you are about
it, and be satisfied
'I do not know but I had; I think
they are still rathtn long;' and she cut
off a second piece, saying, 'there, I
think that will do ...
Well. my friend said the Doctor,
'I must now tell you that l have some
thing against you?. . .
'Have you, sir;' she cxclaimedv?hat
is it? ". "
'I think vour tongue is rather too
long, and you had better let me cut a
The total cost of the fur3 imported
hi3 year into the country was 2,023,
000 more by some S400.000" than
ast year. Many of these furs are the
skins of American animals, killed here,
sent to Germany, and sold at the im
mense annual sales held at Frankfort:
They are thus distributed through
France, Prussia, Germany, and Eng
land, where they are dre.s?ed, and re
turned to this country but in such a
shape that their original owners cer
tainly would not know them, xere theyj
alive. The furs receive, in addition,
very fanciful names during their so-!
journ in Europe; thus the"' common!
j "mi.,a , u.ti j. yi. i
hide of a tortoise shell grimalkin be
comes transformed into "Golden Co
ney." Prairie Wolf gets transformed
into "Siberian Bear." Linx become
real "Russian Martin," &c, kc. The
tricks m the fur trade are perhaps as
extensive a3 in any other; for example,
almost any lady purchasing a Lynx
muff would have nothing but a natural
colored black one; she would not want
it dyed at all; now, when it is consider
ed that a Hack Lynx is perhaps a
greater curiosity than a "white crow,"
it would strike one at ones that thr
dealer must be "selling his customers
as well as his merchandize, when he is
disposing of "Natural Black Lynx
The Loss of a Wife. In compari
son with the loss of a wife, all other
bereavements are .trifling. ; The wife !
the who fills so large a space in the
domestic heaven ; she who busied her
self so unweariedly for the precious
ones around her ; bitter, bitter is the
tear that falls upon her cold clay !
You stand beside her coffin and think
of the. past. It seems an amber-colored
pathway, where the sun shone on
beautiful flowers, and the stars hung
glittering overhead, Fain would the
soul linger there no thorns are re
membered save those your hands may
unwillingly have rhr.tcd; Her no;'!?.
t::der l.c:.rt lie.-: :: cr. t czr ir.ir.C:';:
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lain upon your bdsora rests in the still
darkness upon a pillow of clay. The
hamls that have ministered so untir
ingly are folded, white and cold, be
neath the gloomy portals. The heart
whose every beat measured an eternity
of love lies under your feet. The flow
ers she bent over in smiles bend now
above her in tears, shaking the dew
from their petals, that the verdure
around her may be kept green and
A Last Look. There is a feeling
that resembles death in the last glance
we are ever to bestow cn a loved object.
The girl you have treasured in your
secret heart, as she passes by on her
wedding day, it may be happy and
blissful, lifts" up her laughing eyes
the symbol of her own light heart
and leaves :n that look, darkness and
desolation forever. The boy your
father-spirit has clung to like the light
of your existence waves hi3 hand
from the quarter-deck as the gigantic
ship bends over the breeze; the tears
have dimmed his eyes, for, mark he
moves hi3 fingers orer them and this
is a lass look.
nEirrsa . oTHEr.3 to Die:- We sre
commanded to bear one anothers' bur
dens, &nd so to fulfill the law of Christ.
This is not alone the burden of life,
but the burden of death itself. For
the sympathy of Christian heart, its
faith, and prayers, and animating hope,
which are so mightly in the struggle
of life, do not loss all their power even
in death. The last burden the Chris
tian may bear with his brother. We
can not indeed die for others. Rut we
can follow them to the brink of the
flood, and support their spirits by
prayers and word3 of faith, and
"hymns of lofty cheers:"
The history of the Church in the
day3 of the apostle3 and fathers, often
presents the noble spectacle of a" ven-
erable man of God, coming to the
house of death, and lifting up the dying
to receive the sacrament, and clasping
the form in the last embrace, as if in
his strong arm3 he couli bear it over
the river of death. - .
So, Christian, attend thou oi ;a
dying. And thou shalt not die alone.
But many shall gather at thy departure
and follow till . thou art lost from sight,
waving their last farewells.
- Ihc or.lv rrood that a miser does,-is
to prove the little happiness there
to be found in wealth.
Hose who believe that ir.cr.ey c
do everything, are frequently prepared
i A V
A JAPAxrss rrmiAiNiirjTT.
Commodore Perry's Narrative of the
Japanese Expedition' contains the fol
lowing account of an entertainment lie
receired: Immediately on entering, the guests?
were desired to seat themselves, tho
Commodore, with Captains Buchinari
and Adams, occupying the hi'hest
table on the right hand, and the
and his associates the one opposite the'
left. A pair of chop-sticks was u!a eed
at each cornor of cre'rv tahhv in ihn
centre was an carthjnpot filled with
saki the intoxicating drink made by
four acorn cups, four hr-e, cxir
viuna cups, wna ciirir.-v spoons cl tna
' . A
same material,ah'd four tea-cap's- O
each table were dishes to the number
of some twenty, of various sizes anl
Shapes, and the exact basis of which
no American knoweth to this clavr
possibly it was pig. Of the dishes.
however, which were famuur to west
ern apprehension, there were hliccl
boiled eggs, which had been dyed
crimson, fish made into roils and boiled
in fat, pieces of cold baked fish, slices'
of hog's liver, sugar-candy, cucumbers,
mustard, salted radish tops, and frag
ments of lean pork, fried. Cups of tea
were first handed round; these- were
followed by very small cups of iaki;
ed, to be used as forks, in taking ball
of meat and dough from the soup,
which made the first course. Soup
constituted also the next zeven courses
of the twelve, whereof the repast con
sisted. The other four were 'ccr
bread, salad made cf bean sprout's i and
young onion tops, a basket of whit
appeared to be some dark red frrit.bct
proved to be balU composed of & thin
dough rind covering a sugiry pulp,
and a delicious mixture compounded
of beaten eggs, and a slender-whito
root with an aromatic taste. Novel as
rt.?pecti-..iv iovk have, tiioiilt.they "
vrM-e assured there were twelve more
to. corns. 'I'he number of the murses
indicated adevut do our country
men a double share of hontryiiiirrach
astwelve i.i the prescribed number Tor
a royal entertainment.-. .
1 A cotcmporary says that the boy ii
now living who will be President of "tho
Republic in 1000. What his -same" i3
or where he resides he does if 3t st:op
to inform ns. lie may at this mom :nt
be gathering pumpkins in Oregon or
peddling pop corn around Troy. ' Daniel.
Webster once made "a new suit cf
satinett" by selling catfish at a shilling
a string. Wherever he may be, all un
consciou? of his high destiny, he fr'cU
the? divinity that stir3 within Hn-.' sinds
grasp3 his book thirsting for .Knowl
edge. IIi3 parents, as they clswct hh
endless queries, rejoice at his develop
ing intellect, yet little dream that hiii
will be a great name among m cn,knowii
wide as the world. ; ;
Or perchance the hard bond cfpov
erty or the cold hand of orphanage,
are .moulding and trailing him forth-?
pitient effort, that self relLmce and
resolute will, that fit him for greet
achievements. He must pais through
the school that.preparcs him for lis '
high career. In. his youth many a
trial and wrong must break hiin to'tl.e
hardships' endured, many obstacle ,
overcome, and rivals outstripped in the
race; the voice of envy and detraction
despised, and hatred and malice defied.
Through such a school and training
the President of 1900 will' doubtless
come, and is now coming. ; Rut frcm
what condition in life,- from what ptrt
of the broad land, no one cai predict
or know, but providence, whopr(?ideJ
over the destinies of all nation?.
A Stuange PnrN'oMrON. Thev
-have a mart in Mississippi 'solexi that
, he make"? no. shadow at all. AratJc-
snae struck at his leg
six tia:C3 in
vain, and retired in di?g'ist. He makes
all hungry who lock at him, and when
the children meet him ii th
they run home crying for tread.
At the siege cf Acre, a 'cannon I all
from one cf the Turkish latteries
passed very near Sir Cbarki Felix
Smith, whose ear was tot particular! v
mitn, wnose ear wus not panic
ccustomed to that kind oi fir a.- "Do
1 you hear tnat ' musi'j. : said ia? to a
i? scotch sub in ti.o
was xne rcriv, a ci.v
about the balls t;;:it
Da fish si
tho u:? of i
akin g a be I in the s'a T
wnicncaa the taste of Jbrcnch lipicur.
Small bamboo sticks, sharpened J;t ore
end, and which some of the niests
mistook for tooth-picks, were farai sh
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