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GEO. W. HILL : CO,
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th test style, audon sburt aas.;c.
LIBERTY "AND UNION, ONE AND INSEPARABLES NOW AND FOREVER."
BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 , -1867.
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V? I H I 5 F 1
' "5 V Jf I N K S S CARDS.
V E.rt"eJS" oTlWn .tl First Street,
IcmcE norKS-7tojA.M.anaito2 and 6J to
S. HGLLADAY, M. D-
GrsHluatcrt in lSSl.l
derated in KrimiiUHc 111 Xfc .
; Dr U.Uion UanJ c.ucto sets of Arcf.utat
! , T,hi.ifg.niOb-U-tri'.-ul instruments.
?0cc: Moll:iiIay & Cr,s Urus Store
r JVa tors .Vs of Post GJJlce.
) t QcI.,l3tiei.t;-,a pivrn to C tf tetric" and
ti.Vi.'-s---!" tv-ui'-a ar:.l tLilircn. j-41-Ij
; CHARLES IIKLLMEIl,
4 rllf,ViTl -ui-crior ri-. kcf Loot? end Sbtc?
i ,ve ,o.' material ar.d nllry f'Tdoin
! CUSTOM WORK
t frw -i-':'! c v-lll. nf -iinrss end dispatch
1: : y
1 PEAKS HIiLMEB,
orPOMTE DFXSEU'S TIN-SHOP,
; ISROIVWILLK, RCnKASKA.
tr.oif", PUCOIES, TT.OVTS.CULTI-
; V1TOHS. K-:..Ki ;.;n 1 .!. sh-Tl r.ut rates,
td mafia: ic J t.. m C ri islat U..u. i-13-ninu
I IviERICAIT HOUSE.
! 4 Good Teed and Livery Stable
l In connection w ilt thellus.
!L D. n03!I!Or-!. nioPRiETOK.
j Front Street, teiween Iain and ater,
i nrtovr riM.r:, xlhuasila.
5 May, 20 h 1SC6. 10 36 ly
m m m iffl,
Main P.otween It & 21 Street
Takes wtbi.d el infoi uii'.jr the j li': tv.tt
be ha (in linnj a -1 -l i I i t nv-ortruat of Ucnt'a and
1JOOTS AND SIIOlS.
Ef"Cr.M.'u v (irk iloiie lib LCiiiie.-s auJ di a'rkX
lU'j.iriuc d,ne on short notice. 10-30 tu:m
uarv (2 ijanr,v uooqs
o "o rrY
j - j
Main Stre-t cne door west of the Post OlV.ce
A iuprrinr rt,;ck of Fall nun Winter Oi.ods
ust receive 1. L trvtling in the Milliuery line
eptr,t.ull;v oa L.nl. Dre-Makirg , tonnet
b.ea.-hirjHni Tri utnicg done to or,3..-r.
ciias. c. ru.is,
i.l five hn a.Ur i ;i to t'.l er.?r entrusted to
''i.::. i 1c :!tre hif-w'-f (uialir.'- l to cure ly the
V' . -u 1;"' ro'iiiciV.-e, vei if the frame
v-uii iL.j-io, t a Atiaatic, Lutwcen 7th A Sth st.
GATii;S k' LOL'SRELD,
P L A S REUS.
lo,,T",.t;1' r,L;f',ai'f L:'"'k'-'-:;:' I'i-rin.
i-T'iV. :- "r 1 u" - ! ! iW.r la.e
n. . .. ' 1,1 UL'1 workman ik winner.
rorSMe'hj Joscpt? I.otIc. cn tft
neM irT u,!..i i ,
tbu dim::... v rr
u e d ia
V-l"e brfn.h4 .oc i ierotiorvd lu tl,uCnun-
att,: "ni1:,AS ATEuT-iooa ACTIVE
I'I'ul-it C t" rvcr knun. f '.i.) 1T.U CENT
Jit., f " r m"n 6ni ""n cnri mHke from
2c CO , (From Paris,)
y 210 BROADWAY, Nw York City,
I LOUIS I
rrousc-SIgn & Ornamental
Glazier, Gilder, Grainer,
PA pER HANGER etc.
All work done in a workman
lite manner, and on strickly
one DooErrsrcFEiio- va!.E no;r
M E R C TrI A. N T-
Kid tli J u-J r.. . Eaa j
YAIN STr.LZT, EKOVrXVIIXE, KEEKASK1
va , , 1 V .'
Auj. 23 J 63 "
A N D
JOSEPH s II u t z
Han just received Rnd will cr netnntly keep on
l.nd a lare and wcTl sclevl:d 6tick of genaivJar
f ief in is linft.
'One Door ued cf Graid'a Slore, Brown
Or Clocks; Wdttbes aul Jewelry dute on tha fiiort
Broirnvine, ieb.. March 16th. 1SC6. JO-25 ly
EDWARD W. THOMAS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
solicitor in "chancery,
0f!cp corr.er of Mtin aril Firt Streets.
CHARLES G. DOUSE Y
ATTOEITEY AT LAW
A"cx Door to Carson's Bank.
Wholesale Retail Dealer in Choice
Liquors, Wines, Ale, Rear,
ALGO 1.G-332T,X, POH,
si tcirEc, !Vt:v torsi self r i
s:Isg iiC4ri::s. qijaiikrSsoiv-
ER and UlCIi EVE CL'LTIVA
IOK. WUITSEY'S BLOCK,
Main Strpet. Brownville
My, 17th 1SJ5S lo3tlyfrnn
T.W. Tipton O.B.IIewett J:S. Church
Utonuii0 at Xato,
Mr. h l?t, '63. Ij.
yfnr Tinr ii ATI? i
KjUHJ-J J- V U II JJ.'lilt f
SAMPLES SENT FUEE.
A .-aru; k of I'n.f. B"b'b's Gurlique v'.Il be sent
frea to &'n s,riro4 Tm ('.lfii.iuo will CUfl the
trHiirhtcst hair on the first art llcalion without in
jury in soft, luxuriant, beautiful curls.
Address, with stamp, Irof li. iJ.uui.u
Dec. 27th lSb6-Cm PAKS.aA.,Oaio.
GEO. A.-PIUNCE &C0S
39 Tarietiss, with Patent asso Teauto or
bub ass. ' -
jr3"School Orffar'and Mclodcons.
Elegant nosmood. Walnut or
Vo Charge for Boring or Shipping.
rsr55,ooo Now in tse.iBSr
I AH ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE, enn
j taiuulg a mil deserifUKia of style, aud testmiouial of
tlie must eminent Al-.isicians. as to the superior xel-
ieace ot our lafctrmueuu tan be tea tt ibl Oi t
GEO. W. HILL & CO
TO TI1E FAKMEKS OF KE51AIIA CO.
I would respectfully say that I have
and am now receiving a large sta?!: of
V ti . ,1.4
Winter and Spring V,ear.
I ieen coLftantlj cn Land a fall assortment of
Ofcll Kindt. r "
Bcvcr Cloth teats, rants & Vests.
French Cloth Clothing in Latent ttyles.
CasEimere Goods all descxiptiens.
TO SUIT Till: TRADE.
All of which I propose to sell as
Cheap or Cheaper
Than any of our Competitors. All I
ask is for the citizens of Nemaha
and adjoining counties
TO GIVE ME A CALL
- Jlnd find, out for. themselves !
BlflECO CLflT3IM& ST03S
G R A Nf
CACAP CASH STOKE.
Alain Sheet between First and Second.
BROWNVILLE, N. T.
I"VTou!d Respectfully" inform the Citizens of
Hrownville, and surrounding country that I bve
just received my fait Stock of Goods, consisting of.
Cf the latest styles ar.d be; qnality, Mer.3 heavy
caif IJ.oi?, d( T.Cle 6ol? i Hoot?;Fiae Kip Boots boys
and children Hoots and Shoes," All kinks of La
dies' lioots and Shoes of the finest nd bestqu ality.
India Rubber and Buffalo Over Shoes
for Gentlemen and Ladies
Groceries of Every Kind,
Consisting of the bes brands of
Surar, Coffee, Tea, Pepper, Allspice,
Soda; Candles, Tobacco, Matches,
Starch, &c, &c, &.C.
Wooden Ware, Stone J&"arc,
The Kcftjjuality of -
The be?t Wni.len Under and Over Skirfs, Salt
Salt Ly the pi n iid cr barrel
WulClI HE OFFKRS FOR SALE
Allof Mincii he offers at the lowert prices, deter
uiinediiot lo c uuernoii.
Is a certain cure for diseases of the "
flidder Kidneys, Gravel, Dropscy, Cranio
Wt-Hki.ess r eiiiile Cimtlaints, Ceneral Debility,
And Hit diseases cf the
whether exiitiag in
HALE OR FEMALE,
from whatever causa orig'ntin' and no rnittorof
iiOW LUNG STANDING.
Direascs of these organs require the use cf a
diuretic. . .
If co trentprnt is submitted to Consumption or
In?sn'ny ia?.y rjsue. Our Ffrh and Bluod are
mpo.jei frni these sourcs. and the
I1EAL111 and I1AJTINESS,
that cf Toseritj. depends udon prompt use of a re
Ilhl.MF-OLD'S EXTRACT BUCIirj,
E;tabiished vpvarii of invars pr-pir!d by
EI. T. IIELJgiOLD.
f?4 B.-oad w.tv, Now Yoik, .nA
1U4 .s(,utb I0(h Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
HELMLULO'S FLUID EXTRACT BUCHU is
pleasant in t:te and odvr, tree !nra all iiijuriou
X'aprieties, j-.ci ituuieli-to H it? action.
:.i i: OLD'SE XTR AC T BUCIIU gives health
and vi-i r tt tLe frauje and bloom to the palid check.
I'ebiiiiy is ccon:par:icJ by many alarming fjmp
tonis, and if no treatment is submitted to,Consuuip
tion. insanity cr pilep'tic fits eiue.
F(J.; NOA-kt IKM'ION cr INCONTINENCE
cf Urine. irr4sali'i iuti4mtioa or' ui?eriti n tf
the I l;fj J. -r. or kidneys, diseases of the p.-nftc
glasdls, ea.ne iu the lihulder, calculus,-gravel or
brick diist dept'sit, aud all diseases of the blaij.r,
kidney.ani dn-pskial sreliing,
U?k Helmeol:; s Ti-ViD Fxt?.jict Pranr.
r Nt IiERLEi AND DELICATE CONSTITU
TlO.NS, tit both tcxis us HcirLbold'i Exjrao Bu
chu. It will pive bi is k ad energet.c lcelings,and
tnbie you toticep well.
TAKE NO MORE N PLEASANT AND UN
SAIL KLMIDIKS f-Jr urpleasant and dangerous
diseases. Use lielmbold'b Extract Bachu and Im
proved -Rosa Wtib.
IHEtJLOllY OP MAN IS STRENGTH. There
fore the utrvou? aad Jebihutel shoali immediate
ly uio Hslmbold's Enr.wt Buchu".
MANiiOOD AND YOU1UFU'. VIGOR are ro
gainei by be;mhold'a Extract Buchu.
SHATTERED CONSTITUTIONS RESTORED
by He Imbold's Extract Buchd.
HELM HOLD'S EXTRACT LCCI1U and Improved
R. te Wash cures ecrt and dtli-tiiisorder3 ia all
their stagesfat little expense, little er no change
in diet, c inconvenience arid no exposure, ltis
pleasant in Uste and odor, immediate ic its action,
and lree iromall injurious properties. ' '
7l) IsTb latloa of Partne rsblp.
He partnership, heretefore existing under the
name and firm cf Muir A Chateld is tit.ia day dis
solved ry mutual consent.
Jan, 1st I3d7 Jl. Y: MU1R.
it, P, CJIATnlLD.
- Kcw Firm. :-
The businese will 5n futur be carried on Bnder
the nn td Moir,'hatfield A Snow. -
Jan, 1st 1837, : - R. Yi MUIH.
. B. F. CHATFIELD
I&-JI - . , J. M. NOW.
Iiickles.Can Fruits of all kinds, and Oysters at
J . SWAN & BROJS.
T ONGER BY YEARS LOCATED IN ST. LOUIS
Ij than any otW Private Diseaae Physician, is a
rtgu Inr graduate of medicine, cures Syphilis iaall
its form 8, Gonorrhoea, Gleet, Stricture, Orchitis,
Diubctes, Bladder and Urinary diseases, Syphilitio
affections Of the throat, skin or bones.
Thousand suiferin? self-abuse, excesses, expo
sures and indiscretions in yiuth and maturer
yearj, producing somo of the falrowiD efftcu :
ilotche8. bodily weaknuss, oniaanliness, to society,
indigestion, constipation, dread cf iuture events,
losi of memoiy, aui finally imjvHeacy, having
lie can refer to many oil resiien t3 for past suc
cess and present poiition, also fliany physicians
here aud elsewhere.
Oeoupying a whole house of tweiye rooms, with
competent assistant physicians; thoie requiring
daily personal attention may remain in the estab
lishment. Medicine sent everywhere by mail bt express.
ltis Theory ant Expositiou of Diseases, clearly
delineating all the diseases conditions, may be had
in sealed letter envelope tor 6 cents. Ladies' Cir
cular, embracing all chronta disaises, 3 cents.
AddroP3 St. Louis. Mo.
A fricLdlv talk costs nothing; charges moder
ate ; cures guaMntc-'J. OEee. 617 St. Charles
street, one square south ol the L:.uduil Hotel. 20iy
Stoneware, Baskets, Washboard?, Lanterns Ac. nt
SWAN & BROTHER'S
ORTII MISSOURI H
TO ST. LOUiS3 510.,
And All Points East,
J aJi Ji EWJI feSiia3
Connecting with the flannibal and St. Joseph R.
R. at Macon City , 135 miies East of St.' Joseph and
Only All Rail Route from Atchison end
St. Joseph to St. Lcuis,
Making direct and reliable connections with
cus Express Trains,
Leaving St. Louis at 2 o'clock in the afternoon,
running thr ugh to all Eastern ,cities without a
nioment,8 delay. Passengers going to
Philadelphia JVno York, Baltimore,
Washington, Pittsburgh, Bvffalo,
Itaveland. avd all Wew Eng
'fauns end Citiis,
Via. the at. re Mac less char.geir of Cars and
f " 'r
JLilic uuJier Tiric
Than by ar;.y other" rcats."' ra?Senger going te
lioints in Central ani Southern Ohio, Central and
Southern Indiana, Southern Illinois and ail points
in Kentucky aaiing screral hour's quicker timo
than can bo made via. any other route.
Through tickets ear bo purchased at all Rail
Road Tioket efSce.s in the V.'est.
Be it understood,- that the Fare to all Points East
is the Same via, the Ner:h Missouri Rail Road and
St. Louis as by way of Chicago or any other rout:.
Go via. St. Louis Route.
ISAAC H. STURGEON, .
President and Gen'I Sup'f. St. L;snis, Mo.
II. H. WHEELER,
Gep'l Ticket Agent, St. Leuia, Mo.
W. S . EL1NINGER,
Gen'I Freight Agen?,St. Iaiis, Mo.
P. li. EARLEY,
A gent. St. Joseph, Mo.
fc,. HI. DE7XX,
Gen'I Western Jlgtnt, St. Joseph, Mo.
'resh Layer Raisins, Currants. Citr n Ac, at
Fresh Tomatoes, in two and threa pmol c;ins, at
SWAN A BRO S.
"Jatural Leaf, Fine Cut, Grape Juice and Navy
IN Tobac-o.at , SWAN A BUO S.
SALISBURY, BRO, & CO.,
Extensive Manufactures and Imdorters of
SOLID AND 2t ICKSL
Ancrican,Englisli and Ameiican Watches,
tJSED BY OtJRSEL AE3
- " j.
And every description of
FanT floods & Yankee Motions
Especially adapted and designated for Souther
and Wfftorn Trade Circulars and falldescrip
Price Li.Jte sent free. '- ,
Agents wantpd everywhere. Addres
SALISBURY, BIIO. & CO
51 EOKRAKCE SKKEET.
Jan. 1SG6 3ia Providence, R. I.
Soda Crackers, Ginger Snaps, nnd Aerated Crack
ers, at SWAN fc BRO'S.
For a choice article of Tea , gi tr 71 -"
Sf.t & DRO'S..
Henry P. JSberbnrne,
DEALER IN" MUSIC
Musical laslruEcttSjMasical Mef AasOise
; OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
No. 36 Market Street, between 3Iaio and Second,
Established in 1849 ST. LOUIS
Tails, Fails, WtU Buckets, Seives, Ac, at
The final aceo'uet cf Gerd Wer?, Admiaistrator,
ef tlie Estate ef Gerdart Wors.-will be for bearing
Lefcretne Probata Court, t tne Court lijops in
the City of Browurille.on Monday the 11th day of
Uareh I6fi7. .
Brownville Feb. 7th IS57.
O, W. FAIRBROTEER, Probate Jadge.
13-2t 3,50 R .-.
Beans, Uominy, McaL PoUtos. Fl iar Arpcs f"C
SW AS A BROTHER.
EELMEOLD'S CONCENTRATED EXTRACT
i)ucau . . ,
- I the Great Diuretie. ' .
EELXEOLD'S CONCENTRATED EXTRACT SARSAf aehxa
-" it the Grnat Blood Purifier.
Both are prepared according to ralea of Fhanca-
I cy and Ckessutry, aui axe th cost actfYs thatcaa
American Bible Soclctj.
A greeable to the protnlsfi I made yoa
in my last article, I will proceed to lay
before your readers the system cr p!an
by which we propose to supply the peo ple
of Nebraska, with the Bible, ei'.her
by sale or gift. '
The American Bible Society generally
Uvorks through its auxiliaries, of which
he Nemaha County Bible Society is one
being now the Depository at the Drug
Siore of W. H. M'Creery in this city.
It is true, the American Bible Society
employs a'number cf agents to look after
its in terest, and the general circulation
of its Scripture. " They rely mostly upon
theccoperation of the friends of the
cause and auxiliaries to assist in this great
We propose first to organize an Aux
illiary Bible Society in each county in
the Territory, (where it is practicable to
de so,) and in the next place to organ
ize a Branch Bible Society in e&ch town
or precinct auxiliary to the county, or
ganization with the Treasurer of which
a small quantify of Bibles and Testa
mfnts is left for the supply cf the fam
ilies within its jurisdiction.
The officers of an Auxiliary Society
usually consist of a President, three
Vice Presidents, a Secretary, Treasurer,
and Depository, with three Directors.
These constitute an Executive com mittee
who have the management of the Soci
ety.nd are elected by the Society annu
ally. ' The officers of a Branch Auxiliary
Society consists of a President, Vice
President, Secretary, Treasurer, and
Depository, with a number of persons
appointed as local agents or Bible visitors.
One or more in each school district or in
cities, to district the place so the labor
can be performed by one or two persons.
The duty of a local agent is to visit all
the families jn their district, to supply
all destitute with the Bible and all chil
dern that can read the New Testament
(making ho distinction of party or sex)
either by sale or gift, to solicit and re
ceive all the contribu!ion3 the friends of
the cause see fit to give to'aid the work.
When the canvass is finished, make re
turns to the treasurer, of the number and
value oT books sold and given; number
of families visited, wi'h those destitute
and supplied ; also pay over to him the
amount of money contributed.
This canvass is repeated each year,
and thus it can b$ seen that every family
i? reached yearllfter'year and kept sup
plied with the Scriptures.
This system has been in operation in
the Siatfc of Illinois for eighteen years,
and ha been approved by those who un
derstand it to be the best ever-yet adopt
ed to carry oa this good work.
Many thanks, Mr. Editor, for your
kindness in giving place in your columns
for the several articles from my pen up
on this subject ; and in conclusion, I would
ask :he aid of every philanthropic lover
of his country, and friend of humanity in
this great and good work until all are
supplied with the word or God.
A. RT MOSIIER,
A?ent for the A. B. S. .
. A Missouri Seliocl-ilastcr.
The rural dutricis develope some odd
and rare cnaracters. Prufoubd ignorance;
is sometime to be pnued. wLiitj at eta
er tuiies it assume such a grotesque
and ludicrous character mat it would ex
cite tne merriment ct old Cerberus him
self. We have lately corns into tha possess
ion ot tne tacis of a case wiiithlruuspired
tointwU'ere in Southern Missouri, tliAt
are too good to go unchronicleJ.
A certain "Knight of me Birchen
Rod," .wishing to obiam a certificate as
school-teacher, as required by iLe general
statutes ol Missouri, called upon the su
perintendent of public schools, "cot loug
since, when the loUoVing dialogue took
, .... '
"Morning, Mr. Snperintendent."
Good morning, sir;. take a chair,"
"You see, Mr., I'm a schoJii it out
m my settlement, and have b;en for ris
in filteea year, and 1 want a stilficateto
keep a dom."- . .
"All rhti sir, I am ready to grant
the certificate, but belore doing so 1 must
examine you as to your competency."
'Now look a here, 'taint no ue fur to
zamine me, fur as I said afore, I've been
schoohn' 1; rism' fifteen year." -. .. .
"Yes, sir,.th.at may all be, but the law
requires me to examiue you before issu
ing the certificate, and I mui do my
duiv." -; ' -
" 'Taint no use I never wi3 zlmined
in this way, Rnd 1 have a heap of atitii
cates and can fetch 'em in to you."
"Never mind the certificates ; you must
be evxamined as to your qualifications, or
the certificate cannot issue,"
"Well but it's nary bit of use I
have been "
'Never mind that; what branches do
you teach in your school ?"
"O, readin' spellin' writia and figer-
"Is that all?"
'Yes: the folks out there don't want
anything else. They're dowu on high
schooliu'." . :
"Don't you teach grammar ?"
4,0, no; the folks are down on gram
"Don't seme of your scholars want to
study gramme ?"
"Nary one. But five years ago one cf
old man Hamphill's gals tuck a notion to
studdy grammer, but in about two. weeks
she'jrm it up."
"Well it is necessary that ycu, as a
teacher, should have knowledge cf gram
mer. and I must examine you in that
"Well, now. that's no use the folks
don't want that kind of larnin'."
Very likely : but ;an you tell me how
many parts of speech there are?"
"Well, now ; let me see ; I'll declare
it has slipped my memory,-1 don't just
recollect. But unyhow grammer ia su-perflw-ous."
Can't you give a guess."
"Well, I should say about two."
'That won't do; guess agairtr.'
'Well, at furdest I should say four.'
'Are you sure V
'Weil, as near as I can recollect, it
mcught be, and it moughtent.'
Now, sir, tell me what i3 English
s near as I can recollect, it's a smal
lish book, 'bout so lonz, (measuring with
his hand) and 'bout a half ioch thick.
Did you ever see Ktrkhim or Pinney ?'
No, sir, they never lived ia cur set
tlement.' Do you know anything aboot Bullion
Oh, yes; I've hearn tell a heap of
Old Bullion, but I never have saw him.
I voted for him onct, but he took the abo
lition chute arterwards, and I wa3 pow
erful sorry 'I voted for him. As for
Smith, he lived across the run, 'bout two
mies from my house. His boys go to
school to me.'
Very well. What is geography V
Don't use any ia my school, but if I
disremember, I seed some in; town, and
they were about the size of a chunck of
Which is the largest ri?er in the
'The Mississippi, of course.'
What is the shape of the earth ?'
Well, in our region it's right smart
hilly, but. further down it's flit and
'Which is the highest mountain ia the
'Very well. Now sir, you say that in
your fchool you only teacn spelling,- rea
tlinp;; writing and arithmetic'
No, sir, I didu't say I learns 'em rea
din'. writin', and figeriaV
Exactly; now, after your scholars
have gone through the spelling-book and
reader what do you do?'
'I turns em back.
So you keep them at the sama books
all the time ?' "
Yes. sir. there's nothin' like layin the
foundation-well. aDd turns 'em back till
they finishes there schoulinV
'Just so. Now, sir, it seems to me
that you are a little rusty in some cf the
branches, and before I can give you a
certificate, you must study a little and
beccm? better posted.'
'Now I don't see as I can, fur I'vo got
a power cf work on hand, and the old
woman has a risin' cn her finger, and
John has a bealin, on his left foot, which
gives me more'n I can see to. Bjsldes
the people don't" want that kind of teach
in' and it would be a mighty pity to keep
the ch:!dern out of school now, fur they're
most uncommon bad off for ccksa'inV
'Very well, I will take the imtwr un
der advisement, and yoa Ciii again ia
So :he native educator departed, not
altogether di?consolate. Tne originality
of the answers of th3 pedagogue eclipse
Shakespeare's celebrated Sir Hugh
Evans, who "smelts false Latin," and
overtops the grandiloquent nonsense dis
played id the'hfjh court of Mr. Justice
"I believe, engine-drivers, as a body,
are the healthiest fellows aiie ; but ihey
don't live loug. The cause of thr.t I be
lieve 10 be the cold food, aod the shaking.
By the cold food, I mean that an engino
driver never gets his meals' comfortable.
He's never at home to his dinner. When
hd starts away the first thing ia the mor
ni.tg, hz takes a bit of coid meat anj a
piece cf bread with him for his dinner ;
utd generally he has to eat it in the shed,
for he must not leave his engine. Yoa
can understand how the jelting and sha
king knocks man up, after a b;e.
The insurance, companies won't tike us
at ordinary rates. Ve'rs obliged to hi
p0res:ers, or Old Friends, cr that sen cf
thing, where they aiu't so particular.
The wages of an engine-driver average!
about eight shillings a day, but if he's a
good- scnemer wuh his' coals y2j, I
mean if he economizes his coals he'3
allowea so mucn more. Some will make i
from nte to to ten shuhns a week thit
way. - 1 don't complain of th? wares nar-
licular ; but it's hard lines with such as
us, to have
income tax. Th3
company gwes aa account of all our wa
ges, and we have to py. It's a shame.
"Our domestic life cir life at oms,
you mean Well, as to this, we : don't
see m.ich of cur families. I leave hcm9
half-past seven in the morning, and don't
get back pgain un:ii"ialf-pa;t i:z, end
miy be later. The cuilJera are not up
when I have, and they've pene to led
aain l efcre I eor.e hDine. This is aboug
my day ; Leavs London at 8.45 ; dn
for four hoars at;J a La'f ; cold snack. 03
engine st3p ; drivo l-ick aaia ; 'Cl&v
nvslf ; and home.
Twelve hours' hard and anxious work,
and no ccmforiibla victui's. Yes our
wives are cnuious about us; for we n?v
er know when va oit, if we'll cvht
ome back again. We ought to go hem J
the minute w leave the statior., and r
port ourselves to those that ar thinking
on us and depending oa u; but ' I'm
afraid we d.n't always. Perlup? we gS
first to che public houso, and perhaps yoa
would too, if you were in charga cf an
engine all day long. B.i'. the wires hava
a way of their own, of P.ndip cut if we'r-3
all right. They inquire tmong each oth
er. 'Hive you soeu my Jim ?" one 5iy.
'No,' says another, 'but Jack sea. him
romin ant the station half ?.n hour ago.'
Then sh'3 knows her Jim's all light, Jlni
knows vvhre to find Lira if she win't
him. It'o a sad thicg when any cf Us
have to carry lad news to a mate's wif&.
None of us likes that job. 1 rexeiibev
when Jack Davidge w3 killed, sone cf
us could face the poor iu'.js with the
news. She had seven -childern, poor
things, and f.v.of 'em, thr- youngest, wu
down with the fever We got old Mrs";
B-rriJge -Torn Brr id ire's
breck it to her. B j!
was the matter, the minuia tbo clJ wo
man we nt in, and.afcre she spoke a word,
Ml down like if she va3 dca.!. She lay
all night like that, and never heard from
mortal lips until next morning thru her
George was killed. Bot she knew it in
her heart. It's a hard and toss kind of
life, curs !
'And yet I neve' was nereou3 on an en
gine but once. I never think -cf my ovfa
life. You go in for staking that, uhea
you begin, and you get used to the risk
I never thick cf th'3 passengers erher.
The thoughts cf an engine-driver never
go behind his engine. It he keeps his
engine all right, the couhec behind will
be all right, as far as the driver is con
cerned. But once I did think cf tha pas
sengers. My little boy, Bill, wa3 arnon;'
them that morning. was a poor lit
tle crippled fe.ow that we all loved mora
nor the cihors, because he wa3 a cripple
and so quiet, and wise-like. He was go
ing down to his aunt in the country, whj
was to take care cf him a while. W
thought the country air would do him
good. I did think there vere livos bo
hind me that morning ; r.t lert, I thought
hard cf cne l:tt!3 life that was in my
hauds. There were twenty coaches on
my little B.il seemed to be ia evry cn
of 'em. M7 hind trembled as 1 turno
oa the steam. I felt n.y heart thumnin
a we drew cios- to the pointsman's box
as we neared the Junction, I was in a
miles I vas
hini time. 1
At the erd cf the first f.ft
arlv eleven r.iii.u'.et: b3
lT'.'I . ' . .'. -. . . - 1
v. ith Von
tnis morning; mv sioK'jr t-aia. "un yo-t
have a drop to Ai:h lis, night ? 'Doa
speak to me, Fred,' I said, 'tiil rc get to
Petersborough ; and keen a rh.-.rp lock
out, thf ro'sa fo:J fiiow.' I r.e.er t.us
so thankful i;i my Lfe cs when I shut, cf
steam to enter th station at Pttersbo
rouijh. Liulj Bill's a-n.t was waiting
for bin:, and 1 ? vv h?r lift hiin out of t'13
tirrhg.v Ictl'i on: to Lor t bring
him to m?, and I tcuk him upon the en.
d ki:i'.;d hir:i-
ah. twenty ti.nfes I
should think miking him ia such a mess
with irrerue anl coil-dt a you never
'I wa all r'ht for
journey. A'iJ I u.) l-
sengers were 'safer af'.'
gone. It would nrcr
r-::t of tha
1 ve, cir, th pa
r litti B.'l .as
Voj coe, for
engine-driver.- to know mu.h,
cr to feel
Mug ly Ju n ct i v v .
The modest Lr.
" r .-r!
new; piper nice
newly mirried coupl3 visited thi:
city, and stopped at u first c.a-3 hotel,
the bridegroom, ia a r.;i"-:?r tho.vinr
his newly a?o iir-i i.ar ' ;-:-3 ia i:f
ca.led tor n room ih? I:
afforded. II -i diiu't v..:' r.t
frir?, but th L-t Ct: iitd,
1 i ;;:oa
from tie country ar. 1 ju-t married f 1 es
he wa from the country, a.l 'u; mir
ricd, and hs wtntcJ iho boitrocra la th3
house, and he dij'r.1 c:re a oira for tha
expenses.. "Thea' said the landlord,
"yon want the bridal chimbsr !" "Why,
ye?." :?ys th-3 countryman, not exactly
comprehending the matter, "I gu?s3 so
a: any rcte senl i: u- ; if i d;a'i want it,
Many of ths Rever.u? cfHoerj of tha
country are in a dreadful cvur.Jao",
whether to class, th-3 article manufacture J
as whiskey as such, cr t3 rrt'.e i: for tax
ation as burning fluid. - Thc-o? - ctficers,
in some cases, have mido t.sts, which
show that th-2 liquor called v.hiskey con
tains more pjison&u r.:;d d ',-t?rioti3
qutlities than is in lurnirg Ho. f. Nins
tenih of th2 v,-h::kov no.v :rmuf tctured
and sold, ii rank riija. Pert U
:r article c; Irr.porial Taiat
Marsh Ca's, aui a leetla chsscsr
thaz the chsapest. Try it f '
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