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Corner of Fifth Street.
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(TERMS: $2.00 a Year.
Alv:ti JriK bills due ii;irtcrly.
i 'Tr'ansiciit itilvci ti.M-inciil nuel be alii
fur in advance.
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VAI'KKIX CAWS COl,T.
Termi, in Advance:
VOLUME XIV. S
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1878.
Kxtra copies of i lie k. it a i.r for vile lv .1. )'.
Young. I'osfofrtiv news lieiwit , nud O. F. .Tidin
son.coriicr of Main ami Fifth Mivch.
One ronv. one year.
Hi r jj'v. six months ...
Om- c-ry, three months.
H ii I u ii n A li a II i.
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA.
TOOTLE, II AX Y A A.
Jon s' FinonRALi) President.
K Ivkv Vice 1'rcsi.lent.
A. YV. Mel. A coil I. IS lashier.
,!u.ll O'Kol'KKK Assistant Cashier.
- This l'.ank is now open for business at their
icw room, nuncr Main and Sixth streets, and
I s prepared to transact a general
Sloe', Bond. Gold. Governmont and Local
liOffiHT AND SOLD.
J f o-yits Rtceit'd and Iidrnst Allow
td Oil Time Certificates.
AunltUeln iinv part of the l liit Slates and j
lu nil I be II nu-i';ii 1 us auu v. in-j
ii:.ts van riat:
Inma:i Line and Allan Line
Tvr-ion v is'.!in;; ti bring out tlieir frit-n Js from
I ii. , van
rUUCHASK TI' KKTS MtOM Id
Through t t I'lattmnoutli.
A. Schlegel & Bro.,
And dealers in
FANCY SMoKi:iJS AUTICI-lS, SMOKING
T 0 B A CCO'S.
r.-.-ial I".!;ANiS an 1 sics of CI;AI:S made to
order, and sAti.sfaciion guaranteed. Ciar
eitpphis obi icr sir,o!:ii:g tobacco.
M.iia .it. one ibiiM west f S..UH ler Houe.
Pi.att-mouti:, Xeh. 10ly
Excelsior Oafber Shop.
J. c. BOONE,
BTnin Street, opposite Sitriinlers House.
S i! A V I N C. A N I S II A M POO INC
I'.vj eria! attention -;cn to
cvrrisa cuildufx'x axd la-
1)1 AS II A III.
am axp si:i: luioxr., cents.
And "t a boom- in a
CLEA1T GliV IE-
Pa O i"S.
JEWELRY and 1T0TI01TS.
I have larpe sto k of
ot my own make to be clo-ed out at cost. Al
taken in exchange for
Main Street. Corner of Eiftli.
MACHINE SHOPS !
JOHN "V7" AY JT IST
l-l.ATTS.1i Of i ll. NKR..
Rtjuiirer of Steam Ewjines, Hollers,
Sato and Grist 2Iill
.AS AM ST K A 31 PITTlMiS,
Wrought Iron Pipe. For e and Lift Pipes.Steam
Ganges. Safel v-Valve Governors, and all
kinds of Brass Engine Fittings,
repaired on short notice.
STO YES ,
ETC., ITC., KTiI.
OiiC Door East at the Post-OfUce, Pluttsmouth.
Practical Workers in
SHEET IR0X, ZISC, T1X, ERA
ZIEKY, tf e., iT-c
I-arg assortment of Hard ana Soft
V, ood and Coal Stoves for
HEATING Oil COOKING.
Always on Hand.
Evry variety of Tin. Sheet fron, and Zinc
Work, kept ia block.
WAKING AND REPAIRING,
Done on Shot! Notice.
nzrErEitrrnixG wariia xted :
I'ltlCEt LOW DOW3.
HAM. M. CIIAP3IA V
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And Solicitor in Clianeery. Office in Kitset
aIluyl"Ck' I'LATTS MOUTH, N'EIt.
i. ii. wiiF.r.i.i'.ie a. ro.
OFFICK. Keal K"tate. Fire and Life In
surance Asretits. I'laltsiiionth. Nebraska. ;)1
ieetors. tax-paver. Have a complete abstract
r titles, liuy "and sell real ei-tate, uegntiate
loaus. &.C 5 l
JA1IKS K. MORRIKOX,
ATTOUSF.Y AT I.A'W. Will practice in Cass
and adjoining' Counties ; given special attention
to collect Inn and abstracts of title. Mice wil h
Ceo. S. Smith, Fitzgerald Block, riattfinonth,
;ko. ts. hiiitii.
MTOUNKY AT LA V and Keal F.state bro
ker Secial attention Riven to Collections
and all matters affectini; the title to real estate,
ntn. e on d lloor, over Post Office. I'lattsmouth,
Nebraska. 40 '
jo ii x x ii a i . i:m
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. a" collector of
debts, collections mad.; from one dollar to one
thou-and du'lars. Morta:ii;e. Deeos. and oth
ft iiistruiiicnts drawn, and a'.l county business
usuallv transacted before a .lustieeof the Peace.
Best of reference t;iveii if required.
Ollice on Main street, West ol t o'.iii noiise.
4.1-vl JOHN W. HAINES.
U. H. W11KKI.KK,
K. I). STOXK.
VHEELER & LTONE,
ATTOllXEYU AT LAW,
IMat tMmoutli Xbraska.
NoTAKV PfBI.IC. JLSTICK OK I'KACK.
TAX PA Y I N ti AXU COLLECTING AGENT.
Wet tiny Walcr, l.:s Co.. Xtb.
Taxi's paid for non -resident, and collections
made in anv part of . the county. Ileal estate
bought and sold on onimis-.ii.n Have a list of
t;ooi improvBd farms and uiiiiii!'rovel land-' fr
sale cheap for c;.sli. or lon;r time if desired.
Correspondence i-oiicited. All business entrust
ed to m cue will receive prompt attention. and
charges reasonable. l."ly
3. Ii. SlcJ'IJ F.A.
IF.NTIST. and Honurpathic I'll vii ian. of
fice corner Mam and Mil sls., over Herold"s
store. Plattsmouth. Neb. 'y
K It l,IVIX(iSTOX.
rilTSTCIAN & SUK(;EON. tenders his pro
fessional services to llie citieus of Cass county.
K siielice sotit beast corner Sixth and Oak sts. ;
office on Main street, two doors west of Sixth,
Piatt sniouth Nebraska.
IIt. J. 51. 'ATEItHA.
Physio Medical Practitioner.
Loui.sri.7e, Can Co.. Xch.
"Alwavs at the oflicc on Saturdays.
nit, av. n. scizii.ih.i:jit,
PKACTISIXi: PHYSICIAN, will attend calls
at ail houi-s. nii'lit or dav. Platt'moiith. Ne
braska, t llice in Ciiapniail & Smith's Oiu?
JOK!BI II. tI AI.S.. 31. I.
PHYSICIAN Jk SUKGEON. will attend all
calls, day or uiht. Ollice wiih K. K. I.i iii2
slin. Main St., one door above l)ack & KntT
lK. II. lULHPllllAMI,
PUACTICIXG I'll YSH'I AN, Louisville. Neb.
Calls promptly alteiiJedto. 511y
P1,ATT!M(HTH M'.JtK ASItA.
Place of busines-' on Main St.. between 4th
and ta streets. Shampooing, Shavinjj, chil
dren's ludr cuitiiiir, etc. etc. pjly
f). WOOD A , - - - Prop.
VJ'eciviit!? Water, Acl.
;! accommodations and reasonable charg
es. A good livery ken! m cmueciioii with the
PLATTE VALLEY HOUSE,
J 013 BOX. I'ropi lelor.
TESi: OL!) ASJE.t: S30I .SC.
flood acromnuxlatinns for Fiirmers
anil tiie traveling public. Uuaid 81 per
day. Meals 2."c. Entirely refitted and
re-lHinished. and farmers are request
ed to call and get o meals and bed for
J. S. GREGOR r. - - - Proprietor.
Location Central. C-ood Sample Hoom..
Every' n.'tention paid to guests. 4.1m.3
Plattsmoltii, - - - Neb
LENIIOFF d- EOXNS,
3Ioniiii Dew S;)loon !
One dtr east of the Saunders House. Ut
keep the best of
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
."KniO Constantly on Hand.
. J. IMII0FF, - - - Proprietor.
Th" best known and most popular Landlord
in the State. Always stop at the Commercial.
FREMONT. X E li II A S K A .,
FRANK PARCELL - - - Prop.
Good rooms, good board, and every thing In
apple pie order. Co to the Occidental when
von visit Fremont. joif
J. G- CHAMBERS,
Manufacturer of and Dealer in
ETC., ETl ETC.
Done with Neatness! Dispatch.
Til only place in town where "Ttnlev's rat
em self adjustable horse collars are sold." "
C. EaEIlSKL, - lropiletor.
Flour, Corn Meal & FteJ
Always mi hand and for sale at lowest cash
micejt. Tb liihwl tkrlt.. n.ift f .. iih..i ..
j Ccrn, Farr.cttlar attention gtren custom worX,
HAROLD & JONES, Props.
The above having opened a strictly
TEMPEItAXCE UILLIAIU) HALL,
on Main St., iu the .
iuvitft their friend and patrons of the
game to come in and tee llicai.
Cigars, lemonade and Temperance drinks
for -a!e ami none others.
TWO BILLIARD TABLES.
Remember the Place and Call. 25tf
: l i-li. Sir. c C C X .C C
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z 5,i 5 2 J 5 5
s. J- Y. S. V. Y. Y. S. S. Y. . V ' - ;
N I I
Petal! price .10ci only 2T5.
I'iirlnr Organs, price SJo
onlv SWi. Paier free. D.in-
licl l'.catty Washington. N.J
Fancy Canls with name. K'c.,
Cold. Vo styles. Agfa Out ti t 10':
Co. Hudson N. Y.
I 'lain or
( hromo ( anU (perfect br.iutiesi
name, inc.. iiutnt 10c.
I'll) Iter Card Co.,
Ir. !. K. SIioeniHtiP'H. ISnok on I"r
npHs nnil dlscHSi'sor the 'r and their
propel treatment esecia!ly niinuilig Ear. How
to got iinm"iri!r relief from oil the unpleasant
ness of this disease, and a irLctln harmless
and periuai'.eiit cure. A book every family
sin, n'd bay-. Sent frrr to till. Address Or. C. E
StioKMAKi it, Aura! Surgeon, Peadin;. J'a.
A lA A" AsrontN Srofit crinr;ifna
for -Vd-i."a ii lh liiiht. sani)lc fiee. Fred
Join s, Nassau. N. Y. -UU
I'nrwoiiis I'ursntive Iill make
lluli niood. ami will completely change the
Moi'd intbe entire system in three months.
Anv person who wdl take 1 pill each night from
1 to I.' weeks nsav be restored to sound health,
if sia-h a thine be possible. Sent bv mail for 8
I. tier stamps, i. H. JO!!.!iO A. CO..
M:ua! ijfn for
after nf rofeVnui? '" r'
fttr ii'.ivle. A itnr b!uw -tr j
Ii -Mr-ium s f rlofly
! hal .'-irl-''i 2zt !
i:ii.L.T.a ou inr-Tior
oa evert l! 't
l"C. A. Jacksox" Jt "u.t Mft., J ru-rsi'lir,, 'n.
Don't sat humbug, but jwlyc for
yourself. Semi for free, lithograph of
'5-Ton S-jO Freight-Paid Sold on Trial
Wagon Seal-; all Iron and Steel, Ihass
Ream. Address, Jones of Bingham
ton, liinghamton, New York.
OAVrnDnC'! 'illp only combination of the
UaDl I UilUiJl true Jamaica Oingi r with choice
j AromatiOs and French Prandy
'for Cholera, Cholera Morbus.
Cramps and Pains. Diarrhoea
'and Dysentery , Dyspepsia. Fla
tulency. ant of l one and Ae
tivifv in the Stomach and IJow-
iels. and avoiding liie dangers of
! Change of Water, Food ai;d
1 Climate. Ask for
iSankokd's Jamaica Ginokr.
SPECTAL OFFERS FOR
We publish a book of 1 2 Pa-:es sVo. i no adver
tising) ci vine upcrial offer' far adver
tiisins nil over tlio country. Pricex
lower tian ever offered before. The
last edition sent post-paid on the receipt of 25
cents bv DACCIlY . CO.. Printers' Warehouse
and Adve-lising Agency ,l is Fulton St., N. Y.
, 1 1 jj x a. .i -L.
F.NSON's C fCINE PoKOfS Plas-ss
kr is for lameness or weaknes of
the back. Khcumatism and all locailj
Indies and pains, tlie best remedy known. rj
Fslt was ii. vented to overcome tiie slow action
yof the ordinary Porous Plaster. It relievesjj
Roam at once, and cures w here other plasters.
...11 .. ,. U I ... .. i..... i .rr
M il tiggists. Price 23 Cents. 2Mi Ri
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In this new volume the Popular Author of
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eveuts of Sucr -d Truth , and adds freh testimo
ny to the beauty, pathos and sublimity of the
Stories of the I'.ihle. Agent will find this book
with its sparkling thought, plowing style, beau
tiful engravings, and rich bindings, the best in
the market. Terms LitM-r.il. Circular
jaird KOYACO, C hicago, III.
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. 1 t.e neen awanieu the
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BOSTON. EW YOBKocCUICA-UO.
I'urllies the IHoo1 ana Give
Dl- QeoiN. III.. Jan 21, lsT8,
Mr. II. P. Stkvkns :
Dear Sir, -Your " Vecetine" has been doing
wonders for me. Have been having the
'hilU and Fever, contracted in the swamps of
the south, iiotlnnc givini; me reliet until l ie
Kan the use of your Venetine. it riving me im
mediate relief, toninir un mv svtem. tiirilyin
my blood, giving htrength ; whereas all oilier
men icines weakened me, ami lined mv system
with poison ; and I am satisfied that if families
that live in the ague districts of the south and
west would take Vegetine twi ortliree times a
week, they would t.ot be troubled with the
" VlitlU" or the malignant Fevers that prevail at
certain times of the year, save doctor' bills,
and live to a good old aj;e. Hespectfull v yours,
J. E. MITCIIE1.L,
Agent Henderson s Looms. M. Louis, JIo,
All Diskasf.s of thk Plooii. If egetme
w ill relieve pain, cleanse, purify, and cure such
diseases, restoring tne patient to perieci
health, after trvinu different tdivsicians. man v
remedies. sulTei ing for years, is it not conclu
sive proof, if you are a sunerer. you can oc
cured? Why is this medicine performing such
great cures? It works iu the blood, in the cir-
culatiii ' fluid. It can tr ilv be called the
Great iil'MMt iuriji:r. The great source of dis
ease originates in the blood, and no medicine
wfielidoes not act direct Iv unon it. to purify
and renovate, has any just claim, upon public
linn Entirely Cured '31 ol'Ver-
Caiuo. III., J.n. 21. 1S78.
Mu. II. II. Stkvkns :
Dear Sir. I have used several bottles of
"YKur.TIN k" ; it has entirelv cured me of IVr
titlo. 1 have also used it for Kitliiey. l'omiltiint.
It is the bes; mt diciii" for kidney complaint. I
will recommend It as a good blood purifier.
Pain ash Diskask. Can we expect to en
joy good health w hen bail or corrupt humors
circulate w it Ii t lie blood, causing pain and dis
ease: and these humors, being depositated
through the entire body, produce pimples,
erupt ons. ulcers, indigestion, costiveness,
headaches, neuralgia, rheumatism an. I limners
ous other complaints? Pemove the cause by
taking Vi'iikitnk. the most reliable remedy
for cleausing and purifyii g the blood.
1 Eli'tlcvc it to Ite n Uooil 31erfl
'iiie. Xkma. O.. March 1, 1377.
Mr. Stkvexs :
Hear Sir. I wish to inform you what votir
Veeline has done for me. I have been afllct
rd with -Viiv:;i(r. and alter u-ing three bot
tles of tin egetnie was entirely relieved. I
aiso found my general bealt'i much improved.
I believe it to be a I'.xvil me.; iriue.
Yours l ru'y. Fi.TD II A KYESTICK.
Vkiiktixk t.ioro:; ii!y eradi-;jt' ; every
kindoi humor, and restores Hie entire system
to a healthy condition.
II. U. Stkvkns :
Dear Sir. We have been selling your "Vege
tine" for the past eig'iteen inontlis, and we
take plea aire in stating that in every case, to
our knowledge, it has given great satisfaction.
Kesp-cifully. LCCK & COWGII.L. Drugisits.
IS THE fsE.S'Jf
Pro pa re J by
EI. STCVC.S, Elusion
Veptiii3 is Soli Ijy all Drnggists.
Its name stirs like a trumpet and calls to the
frav 1 That powerful new Temperance book
BATTLING tI'e1 DEMON
is veiling by thousands. Cheapest, most com
plete and intensely interesting Hand-Hook and
History of Temperance ever produced, contain
ing biographies of its apostles, thrilling ac
counts of all the great movements, and mighty
facts and arguments for the cause. Finelv il
lustrated. Nothinz can compare with it. More
AlaKXTN WAXTHil. Write to
TO SELL LIVELY yon need some
thing of Kal Value to tile people, do vou not?
such is that grand new ov priced book.
A tj I. K't I SKI'l'L i A SM' I F I FF.ITS
( OtIIMMOV ! ANISSTAT.
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ever published, saving mony to all buvers. Out
M ils evet vtliine. AKTM W W TI'.I).
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September is: h . From eiL'ht to ten teachers in
the family. All urniieiie tauglit, with
Music. Drawing. French. Cermnn, Arc.
illnoie nnil llr.iwinslheonl.v Kxtras.
For Hoarding I'upils from jfeno to .?2'-'." per school
year, according to trade. BISHOP Vail.
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1 his work contains an attractive account of
th great events mentioned in the Old
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archs. Prophets and Kings : of Christ and His
Apostles, and of tiie remarkable women and
children mentioned in I he sacred volume, Ii,-
t.rsTHATF.I) WITH F.I.KfSANT STKKI, F.NUHAV-
iNiis. Fr terms, address
Henry Kill IubMhlii o .
25tS .0rvvicI1, Conn.
Iu riattsmouth, Neb., on Fourth St., about the
MIDDLE OF TIIE BLOCK,
you w ill find :
Corn I'laiilcrs, (hand &, horse)
and all kinds of Farm Implements and
Shelf Hardware, Tin Ware, &c, &c.
Seed for Sale
H. A. WATERMAN & SON
Wholesale and Hetail Dealers in
Main street. Comer of Fifth,
I'LATTSMOUTH, .... NEB.
Still Better Rates for Lumber,
BT GEORGE L,. CATLIX.
Down in a stren t by the river's side.
Where ebbs mid flows the bu rying tido
Of city nft.. in a squalid den.
nung-ry and poor, dwelt "Cripple Ben."
8o they called him; no other naino
He e'er Lad boasted since first he came.
Unknown, unnoticed, hi care to bide.
In thul wretched home by the river's side.
Ihigaed, i n .-lefed, deformed was he;
His age not over t wenty-au :-throe.
All day lour on bis c nteti he'd (jto
Through the etreets with a painful gait and
Vending match- s, and pin, an 1 sonp.
Ever ehis-ry iin l full of hoj.e,
Never complain i;g, nevi-rsad.
With r ii eye so bright, an 1 a Ttk-c so ln'l
In spite of his circs, that fivks ould pan v
In passing, to bay from his lit' I smr.s;
Air! ch;id;vti wiiii (1 see bis cheery smile
Ite!!ectod iiack in tlieir own tli : while.
An 1 even the roiuh. blunt sailor-men
II.i 1 ill ways a word for ' Ciipplo H . n."
' ( oft n the p'or where the ffi-eat s!;ip? 2 ty
He'd sit nn 1 rest on a summer's day.
And pi-criier over the moss-prow n i. in't
On ihe s.s-thing tide b Lw, would think
And w in ler if in y n e.irr nr therj
He c ;u:d b:iry forever Ms weight of c i.e.
"Nobo-ly cares f ir m" he'd say;
"I'm weary of toil. n every day.
Ily n Rht m hard hii 1 h n irro-.v b -d,
Hy ilay a b -irgnrly criis: of b -end.
Why not finish it nV.Y And t icn
Nobody 'il in s poor Crip. ile It n.'
Yet s iii"iU:tig wiihhi bun slid: 'L'veon:
Though thy heart he lonely, thy fcaturvs w- ,
Even for tiiee it rests iu store
To do some good ere thy lifo iso'.-r."
S , then, with il siyh of silent plin.
He'd hobble away on his erii'c'i n Train.
And take u; his b r ilcu of ,i1e oiiOe m re.
Hrav iy and p iticutly as before.
One day Inst June, in an o;igcr bunt
For ii : ri'-n I s p'aoe, dow n by tlio rivtr fr ni.
I sii !dc n!y beard a pie:ciivr cry
A cry of strict from the pier linn! by;
And half a hundred Im ryingnct
Were spot ding across the r -ii-b-p ived stre i
I Joined the Ci-ovd. At th.? pi - i.:ad. lol
A woman, w iii-jrin r her ban 's in wo,
Screr.m "1. "Oh: u.y c'uili!'" wail.s men d
And out in the current out, far out.
A nviu was stru jglim; to keep all at
b.iby f irm. "A b 1 ! h b .at "
We shouted, 't hen sta wart arms n- d hr.iv
I'lilled hurriedly forth. tW ) lives to su e
' I'wasuot in vain. f jv. ijuicicer th. n t ho -.ijrht
l ln S'i or:p dug two t the pier they broug I
"The child s alive! they cried wi.li z -st
And the Imh) was cl.u-p 'd to ts mi'.h r
But what of him the other ono
With his face upturnod to th ; li.jond.iy sun?
L.feb ss they liited him up, an 1 then
AbSian!ers.!id: "Why, it's Cripp.e L- u:
UEKAI.D SOUTH W CS, TEA
T R A I) E U , C II I N A .
A Kiifff stretc'.iof velvet lawn, bathed
111 delicious golden sunshine. 1 oni
people linishiiip; a game of lawn-teni is.
ami as many looking on vi:h a kind o
l.izy interest. On either hand s' ad
shrubheries, bordeiv.l with brilliu !
llowc r-beds; Jit the ml of the lawn
litile 1 ro. k: in the distance the lo g
sweep ot the Ctitswolds.
"l it teen, counts Captain Hall, tri
umphaiiUy, its a vicio-i.- stroke of tier
aid SoithwieU'.s ra ke: drives the bail
beyond bounds. Gerald has playi d
badly throughout, almost in iri'ence
with ii grave f.ice and compressed lips.
It does not matter, for his partiiei.
Maud Conway, has exchanged v. i.h
Captain Hail enmuh merry badinage
for a dozen people. The yoang lady i .
neitlcd now at an ignominious defeai.
"1 could wish you vet r in a botie
contested fiht, Captain Hall."
"It is my highest ambition, Miss
Conway." There w s nothing in the
words, but the meaning, lone, and a
low bow gave them point. Aland bit
her lips, ami Gerald threw down the
racket, his face a little sterner than
before. She turned to him, an i ngry
glitter in the iolet eyes:
4 Your p!ay has been wretched, Mr.
Sorthwick; it was never wor.e. Fo:
the future we dissolve p..rta. l'.s'.ip."
'Can we? Can we Maud? ' lies, taks
meaningly now. and it seems strange
her name can come with such tender
in fleet UM from so hard and firm a
''Maud' to my friends, sir; MiMi
Conway' to you."
He leaves h r, a d s iunts i ito U e
shi'ubbeiy, following :i 1' t.e wimii.ig
path until it reaches th broo'.c. Tiien
he throws himself at fuil length upon
the soft moss, a id thinks bitter things
of ti.e irl who has befooled him. Half
an hour 1 der there is a rustle anions
the bo' ghs, and he se 3 l.er ;n the act
"lam sorry I d stinled your slum
ber', Mr. Sorthwici. 1 thought you
"You disturb my life, Maud, wak iu
and sleeping. Come here."
lie spoke with sue i comma :d, slnj
instinctively ob-yed, but her whole
soul rose in rebellion, it was a i.oel
experience to the spoiled and petted
Ilepointed lo a low, rustic seat, and
she took it. As though to measure
strength, they look into each other?
faces his pal", determined; hers pas
sionate. resentful. Then Gerald turns
his head away, lest resolution should
fail. Hij tone is low, but full of
fierce, suppressed energy:
Ton have not payed with my love
for months, Llaud, without learning
what it is. It comes between me and
all other chanc e of happiness."
lie pauses a few seconds, wherein
s e plucks a wild-tlower, and picks it
to pieces. Sweet and pensive she looks
now, and uiiwoutediy thoughtful; but
his eyes are on the distant hills.
"From time to time, w lien I would
h ve spoken, you silenced me, audi
ihougiit it giiiish coyness. You made
bt- I elieve you cared, Maud."
11 only he would look now, and see
how the girl's mobiie feature." answer
the. t-orrowful wail in his voice! Uut
lie does not.
" "I saw you flirting continually, but
it was your nature, and I did not mind,
for 1 thought you gave me more, fcjo
you fooled uie 03 you ogled Qlheta."
"Fortune-hunters, till of them," she
"Possibly," and his proud head was
thrown back a little. "1 am free from
that imputation. Rich as you are, Miss
Conway, the ISortiiwicks of sorihuick
It was true as she km w will. Gen
eral So. tlnvi.-k, the elder, had the rep
utation of being the weallhiet-t land
owner in the country, and he was the
"it is time the farce were ended," l.e
continued, "i have been too long the
willing slave of y ur caprice. It is not
lit'ing the w oman I honor above all the
world should be on terms of free and
easy intimacy with such a man as
A contemptuous curl of the lip
emphasized the woids.
Maud started as though they had
stung her, her hasty temper iu arms
"l!y what right do you venture to
criticise my friendship, sir?"
"Vou shall give me the right," he re
o'med, I otlv . "or from this day I will
never willingly touch your hand nor
see your face. Friendship! what is
that beside such love as mine? Choose
ii tw en them, Maud: his friendship
r my love. I wi 1 never-ask you
This desperate earnestness almost
frightened l.er; nevt riheless she made
a mocking curtsey.
"Love may d-s ilnto and grieve yo;j,
I.ove may stay aw tide mi l Iene jcu.
Friendship'! truth, w .li noYr 'cceive von
she quoted. Then he fairly turned his
buck for some seconds, that sl.e might
not sc.? the pained working of his feat
ures. lie ; pah to t ne very hps w hen at
h-iig Ii he did ook, in sn nee offering
h s hand. Sileii'.iy she iaid her own in
it. The agony iu his eyes subdued he.;
what w s ii woman's weak petulance
in comparison with this?
"For the I st time,"' said Gerall
SorliAiek. He bowed low over the
white lingers, and l.ivst-d them; then
walked away. She heard a horse's
hoofs presently, at a furious galop.
Tiie lodgr-keeprr touched his hat as
Grr tld rode up, and he saw with sur
1 rise there were great ien on the old
in n's rugged cheecks.
"What is the matter, Williams?'
"Have you not heard, sir? 1 thought
you knew from the rate you came, and
the look of your face."
"No-no what is i:?"
Williams whispered a l1 vords.
Gerald swayed to and fiO 111 tijG saddle,
and would have fallen, but that the o d
man suppor ed him.
"S iii ge newsl" uid Captain Hall o
a friend that night. "Old Sorthwick
is ruined and has shot himself."
"Nonsense, man; ho is as rich as
Cm s us."
''Yes; fabulous' y so, that is, he mort
gaged every acre years ago, and bought
Turkish bonds; that accounts fur his
large income. They have just stopped
pa nieiit, you know, and other spicu
latious have turned out much wor e.
1 he young cock w.ll crow less IjihII
now, wiil hii not? And an evil light
gleamed in the speaker's b ue eyes.
Ml very moonlight. Hooting a iarm
house, and an unusually large garden
appertaining thereto. Up and down
the gravelled walk paces Gerald Sorth
wick, moodily smoking it fragram
cigar. Ou the air is borne a soti'id its
of an irregular bass solo, varied by the
occasional squeak of shriller stringed
It denotes that half a mile off, in the
little town of Sorthwick, an archery
ball is now being held. The commit
lee, in view of h s father's recent death
and his own social ruin, had decided
not to send the customary reminder;
but Gerald, with a poor man's morbid
sensitiveness, misinterprets the kind
ness. With an impatient movement,
expressive of disgust, he tosses awav
the half-smoked cigar. It alights on
the soft tin of a small croquet-ground,
and li s smoking. Then, with a curi
ous smile, he crosses and picks it up
"1 had forgotten myself," he mut
ters; "the last of the box, and a brand
I am not iikely to tas.e yet awl. He."
So, with the cigar between his teeth,
he passes through the ga c, and across
green meadowlaud towards the town.
The music grows distinct as he ap
proaches. "1 think I am wise," he reflects bit
terly. "To-morrow by this "time I shah
have left the old life quite behind me.
Gerald Sorthwick, tea-trader, China.
Vague, that, and it is about all I know;
but I shall be better out there. The
old position, i it .its, instincts, reminis
c nees, would be:o many dead weights
A wealthy tradesman pisses him,
and touches his hat. Gent I I acknowl
edges the courtesy wi li that marked
politeness which has ever won him
popu'ai'ity with his social inferiors, but
the incident re-4 wakens latent cyni
cism. "How long wc hat hist?" he won
ders. "Foi merl . t meant you are my
patron, ten times richer than I. Now
it should be for me to doff the hat in
The cigar burns close to his lips; he
spits it out and hesitates.
'I must see her face once," lie
groans, "my vow notwithstanding;"
and aS the church clock strikes ten he
stands in the black shadow of some
trees, looking across a bowling-green
at the great doots of the Assembly
rooms, to which heated couples come
from time to tin to inhale the soft,
pure air, and perhaps draw inspiration
from the moonlight. At length he
sees her, leaning on Captain Hall's arm
and laughing gaily.
A bitter imprecation lis s to his lips
but he. suppresses it. "Are you con
tent now, s upidV" he as' s hiuself.
A bird twitters on a bough near him,
and by force of subtle associaf on, iu
straige mockery, the recolhcton
comes how he had once startled Maud
by u pcifegt imitati ;n c-E Ler dove's
cooing; it was when they wi re most
fri. ndly, before Captain Hall's advent.
"It shall he your signal when you
want me, and I am talking t disagree
ib e people," sdie had said. He won-
' deicd whether she w ould remember the
inciden.. stud a wish g.tu upon him to
try ihe experiment.
They had ceased t dking, Man 1 and
her partner, and were gazing storM
towards him; but lher.j was s iH i. i
Ihe shadow, hf V "iev
"Coj-o-oI" A soft note, tiii'lco re
peated. lie saw Maud start violen'ly, and
tremble. Captain Hall t ought it was
"The night air is too chill," hes iid;
'let in return."
"No, 1 cannot leave Ihe moonlight;
but you may feleh 013' wrapper, if you
wih be so good "
The watcher beneath the trees :a
him vanish; saw Maud's g'oved hand
pies ed to her heart, as tnotih to siil'
its beating. Then he marveled for a
moment whether sight were playing
h 111 false, for a white figure glided to
wards him through the moonlight,
heedlessof the dew t'.at soaked (lowing
robes and satin slippers.
Gerald!" it ciicd, -
lie drew her into the shad w.
'ray good by lo me, Maud." There
was it queer tremor in the o.ee.
"Good-by?'' she asked, woiidei ingly.
"1 leave England to-morrow. Will
you not bid me g od-by my .o.st darl
ing?'' C-iplaiu Hall appeared in the door
way al that instint, searching iu great
astonishment for his partner; but t iey
were happily unconscious of the fact,
for two bare arms were around Ger
ald's neck, and a sweet voice was whis
pering; "Live love will you not ttay. for
mv s ike.-"'
So it Ciimo to pass, that "Gerald
Sorlhw ich.te.i-trader, China,'' remained
.1 myth only.
Grunty was dead; the children were
quit'i sure of that, so they thought he
must h ve a funeral.
"An I we'10 going to dig the grave
very d-ep. Aunt Jennie," paid Lillie,
her brown eyes dancing wiili fun, "an I
we Wiinl you to come to the funeral.
We are going to bury him with hon
'Well. I'll be there, Lillie. Need 1
bring an ex'ra pocket handkerchief ?'
"O, no, indeed," said Lillie, "only
bring a pocket full of rocks-.''
"A pocket full of rocks? Whit do
you mean, child.-' ' I asked iu surprise.
"O," said Lillie, coolly, 4 you'll find
out when you get l here, it is to he at
two o'clock, mind, aunty, iic.;r, jusi
When I got to the "ftmril,"' as little
Ned called it. the childieu stood h s de
an irregu ar hole in the ground, about I
a foot deep. It was hi the inai-l'e ol !
the garden, because the cai ( t w s soft i
and easily dug then, t) 1 ih.; ground
lay the lite shovel, an i on spoon ti.t
long-liiimll d skimmer (very nine
bent), and seve:al cl..m she Is. It htui
t iken till thes ) 'o dig Grunty 's. grave.
"Now, Aunt Jennie,' said l ee its
came up, trying to look pn-p r!y a
emu, you are lo U'al G.u ily sr. ol
"Out of all t.f. yon? I crhaps you
mean Grunty and his family, lor if he
is dead, he cannot go hopping about
dow n the throats of first o e an I I hen
"O. but he's a fairy, Aunt Jennie,1'
"Yes, he' divides himself up in'o as
m ny pieces or persons as mere sire
children," explain. d Lillie, "and then
hops down every s ng!c child's throat,
and sometimes ho hollers, and some
times yells, and criej, and O, just every
thing." "iiut how do you know he is dead?"
"O, we choked him to death," said
"I killed him wid c unly,'' sai I Uan-
"Well, children," said I, "if you are
quile sure this oil wicked fairy is
dead, I'll elm k hiiu out the best 1
1 then began on Lillie, who was the
oldest, and who I knew would not cry.
She stood over Gruuty's grave, and
held her moulh wide open, 1 beat her
on the back till she choked.
,4i'heie," said she, "Grunty s out of
Then it was Lee's turn, and then
Dannie's, and last of all dear little baby
Ned's, who got a ery small beating
'Now," said Lee, w ith a sigh of re
lief, "old Grunty is dead and in his
grave, and we'll cover him up. Where's
your rocks, Aunt Jennie?"
"There! I forget ail about them,"
said I, "but I'll get a few brickbats
icross the garden. Will that dor"
4 O, yes, very well," they all said.
Then we all went lo work, pitching
in stones, and brickbats, and da t, lid
we had quite a monument raised over
ld Grunty, who had disturbed in all
so much. Then Ave went back t ) the
house and 1 painted on a little board
these words, for an epitaph:
Grunt Grumble Growl,'
Killed by four little children, to deliver
the children of the world from
his cruel oppression."
The Cashmere, Persian. Angora and
Circassian goat3 ate one and tin same
iiilmnl, changed iu some resjects by
lit tu !e, though but little by latitude.
hey abound in the inaicessi' le re-
fioi.-s 01 those couoiii-s, ana are tne
fl s!i,milk. cheese and butter-y ic-Iding
ill wooVunii-hing iuiimal of the
w iole cot nti v. They are fine'y devel-
ued for t e tab'e, much disposed to fat
ten with very w hite and t ei.u if ui long.
hie wool or curly hair, the fierce
weighing 1:1 different district: fr'ia
iv o to thiee aud a Lalf pounds.
I tiiii M;r "i t !; v.
Jo' iniyeal-e. Two teacups sour milk
a piece .l lnl!ei as largo as an egg, a
la!:!evp o .lid i.f su-j;rir, one g.r, a lit
t e mi';, l. .iif ;i tci.i-itptul of flour, thick
en il,'i orn m ;d, adding a large tea-
p.'oi.li.l ol sod. 1. stud lske at l?:ist it
h.'li i n h. nr. T e iliM'culty in ge.ting
j.-' ii: )cnV.e t.i"'.l in gelling the btlt-
r ',!; 1 ..).'. ti.ii km ss, and this you
an uii! led 1 experimenting; if too
;h i k, .I -.v i ' 1 le i.'iy, and if too thin,
i. ky. li is 1. ice made with sour
i.e. im h' i ing out tl.e butter.
pe lies ive. Wash the fruit,
nes.-. 1 li. pi p inio an earthen dish, II 0
ii.ins in another, c ) '. 1'ie p:dp Milli
. iv Mi l i:l ll.i. ugh ii coliend 1;
.i i !: p ilp and s . ns, then I. ke tluee
I' iii ht td' a 1 oiii.d of sugar to one of
nd : pel into soar kellle; when dis--ohed
add Hieliuit and boil twenty
111 1 !i - te.H.
New Ic-iliTTils i'le.-ipl to boil jelly
'oo lmi. I'ae l olli juice and sugar
"oiliiiTj hil when put tog Ihtr i lid
iweidy minutes is plenty of t ine, boil
in rant jdiy live minutes; crahapplo
c ly is much nicer I at way.
i-'ra hoped hm.s. Rul ler a deep tin
i:s!i, put iu a layi r f grilled bread i r
1 r cker eii:nilis, s i inkle iu pepper and
hits of b: Her; Hi n put iu a layer of
clams cin pped line, with butler and
pepper am! i peal wi.h a'tcrmite lay
is of ct niTil s .111 I clams until the dish
is I tul. Let the last l.ier bo of Cl limbs'
j wilh plenty of hutie. on top; put a
j plate on it all. 1 ;i I ling one cup of rich
milk, and t.iKo Ifnee quar.i-rs I an
j hour; take oil the plate long enough to
1 brown ih- tp nicely before serving.
Veal Soup with Macaroni. Three
pounds veal, knuckle or scrag, with
the bones broken and meat cut oil, :t
q's , water and i lb., macaroni. J!o 1
1 beiii id iu th.-wider until reduced to'
shreds -thr e hours at leas'. Cook
the macaroni, Imd.cn into im h pieces,
in a Ihll. wnt r by itself, mil 1 tci.de r;
add ii teapo(.nl'ul of btit'er to tin; niiii'
a:oi.i, strain the meal out of the soup,
siason to your talc; put iu the mae
ii oni ami t e water it was boiled in;
let it boil up once apd serve. Some
persons like a lit'.lo of the meat left in.
Tvmato Soup. Two and a hall
pounds of v. id or lamb, one gallon ot
wa.tr, two quarts of tomatoes, peeled
and cut line. Eoi. the meat to shreds
and the water down to two quarts.
Strain the liquor, put in the tomatoes,
stirring them i iy hard that they may
dissolve thoroughly; boil half an hour.
Season wilh pepper and salt, and any
green heib pielcired. .Strati again,
md stir in a teaspnoaful of butter,
with a teasp. onful t.f while sugar.
1'lrs soup is very good made from
hickeii or beef.
ISrown titock. Put five pounds vt
bin of beef with three pounds of
kn tickle of veal into a closely covered
slew-pan to draw out the gravy very
gent. y, and a. low it to neatly diy up,
un il it becomes brown. Then pour
in enough boiling water to entirely
cover Ihe meat and let it boil up, skim
ming it frequently. Season with salt,
p"pp r, heibs and vegetables of any
.iiiid. Loil gently live or six hours,
: ben pour the broth off from Uie meal
ml lei it stand dining the night to
col. The following morning teniovo
the fcum and fat and put away in a
stone jar for furl lire ti.e. A founda
tion for excellent soup or gravy.
Sish w indows may be kept up j-)
- mple and inexpensive manner by
niians of Coik. H ue three or four
11. les in Ihe s d ; ot Un- s isli, into which
insert common bottle-cork, piojecliug
a'louf the sixteenth part of an inch.'
The-o will pi ess against the window
I rallies along their usual grooves, and
by tlieir elasticity support the sash at
any height which may be required.
If desired to paper anew uuwhiu
w:sh 'd wall, it will absorb the pnale
s rapidly that, before drying, there
would be left too liitlc body of paste
on the surface toholJ the paper. A
coating of good glue size, mad j by
ltssolviug half a pound of glue in a
xila n of Witter, or even a coating of
:o d paste put on and allowed to dry
before the paper is hung, will provide
for litis difficulty.-
It is it w ise policy to associate indus
try with tide, ta.muoiit. More country
boys would stay at home aud laiseeorn
if they could have the benefit of the
red ears, as used lo I e the privilege- of
young nit 11, and pu re of th-m w ill bo
p is uided to remain if the pros ic slifT-
II ss and dry rou'in3 of agricultural
industry can he brightened with mer
ly making and I ghtness of heart.
As the tropical rains, though gener
ally confined only to part of the year,
and then only to a few bonis of the
lav, fail in so much greaU r abundance
than under our tkies, s lys the Tropical
World, it may naturally be suppoicd
ibat the single showers must be pro
poitionally violent. Descending in
streams s clc.se and to dens? that the
level pr umd, unabl .? to itbsorb it'sulTl
ciently fast, is covered with a sheet of
wider, the rain rushes down the hill
sides in a volume that wears channel
iu the si r -ue. For hours tog.dher,
ihe nois? of ihe tor: ent as it beats un-
n ti e tie?s a:id b'.ir.ts upon the roofs,
occasions an tq roar that drowns t'.e
udinary voice iiad 11 alas sleep im
possible. In Pri.nb.iy,- i!c;;rly nine
inclics of rain Juve been k lo .vn to falj
in oiedny, ill o twelve Inches in Cal-
utt 1 in the sime ieriod, r nearly
i.f ihe mean qtianiity of r;.in ou tho.
ast coast of E'igl 11 d. Xi.irin? ono
ingle storm v. liich Cu-telu .11 witness
ed at lVbas on Ihe Amazon, there fell
ot ltss than lhhl inches of rain
early tsmu'Si as tie ;i;inu..l supply
the wqA cal oi E inland.
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