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POKLISHFXl EVEEY THURSDAY
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On Vne St.. o.-ws Block North of Main,
Comer of FiflH Street.
2'. (X), -I'M)
l'TXVl Advertising bills due quarterly.
JiryTransient atlvertiseineiiLs must bo
for ill advance.
JNO. A. MACMURPHY, Editor. J
(TERMS: $2.00 a Year..
L IilST (7!'.CCr,ATIO OP A.VI
r a-j:k ir ca couxtv.
Term, ia Advance:
3n- cniy. tje year. $2.00
oj,y, six r.ioiitlw .......... .. ......... 1.00
Oi.;coiv. tlii-i in; vths. 50
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MARCIIOr 1879.
ExtrH rotic of t)i IlrRAia for sale W
me run loir co .tew ueioi.
a i reel
cr flittsmoutti. Nebraska,
i )OTLi !I.LA A CLARK
JoiO' riT'TEft M-T President.
K. r. Dovky. Vice President.
A. '.''. .'ifLAf;!!: ;v Cashier.
Jon ii O il'. VK: ; ....Assist a tC'asliier.
li.U r.ni'k is now oiK!D for busines at tlieir
31... 1. ... a
I mie.i . M.H'. ! .tlillll aiiu O I A 1 11 SI 1X13, aim
li-!:.i ri5 to Uuusact a general
f tc"' , Pon?-, Gold. Gernment and Lcl
H '.' l"C IIT AND SOLD.
Ze-Jit':elved ami Interest Allow-
k'I f.n Time Certificates.
. n . v. . part of the United States and
l; :i: rinciiial Towns und Cities
. a;i:ts "ioit tiic
In.va." Line and Allan Line
Fer v. to bring out their friends from
riTCM A9E TICKF.TS FROM CS
Ti'.ronfih to rintttmont h.
JJi: :ilES OF ALL KIXDS.
Large stock of
BOOTS and SHOES '
CLOSED OUT AT COST
I-Tot ions, Quecnswarc,
' .n fact everything you can call for in
the line of
:ll TAID FOR HIDES AND FURS.
Ml -.'mis of country uiciliiee luktn in cx
ii.::.'- lor goods.
Dcali rs in
-it. - h iw " '.v" mm. jk-c: 9
ETC., KTC, KTO.
tiiv. Jn ot Kt of th Ptwt-li:-.e, riattiiiout'i.
rilllx" ' Irctie:il Workers in
Ijirge asfortui3i;t of Ilurtl ;ma Soft
COAL E OYEo,
Wood and Coal Stovos fcr
.IMATIXG OR COOKING,
Always 011 Hand.
y varfelv of Tin, Mtot Iron, nncl Zinc
'Work, kept in Mock.
& A KING AND REPAIRING,
Done on Short Notice.
K i'ETlYTlt IXO VAIl HASTED .'
rni'i:M t,mv immvx.
CF-ST FARMING LANDS
FOR SALE BY
Great Advantages to Buyers
Ttn l"e:r Credit at 6 icr cewf Interest.
Six l'ira Credit at G ;xr r;if Interest,
and 20 per cent Dii'-ount.
Oter Liberal llironnts Vr fash
Ithebntew on Frr and Frelarlitn,
nt iremlnm.H tor Improve
mrnt.H. I'lttnphlets and Map, containing full partirr
uiar will ! m.iili 1 free to any part of the
world on ?pnlicaf ion to
LAND COMMISSIONER. 15. & M. R. 1
A. Schlegel & Bro.,
, And dealers in
FAf CYSMOKERS-TARTICLE'S, SMOKINtJ
' and CHEWING
Special BRANDS and sizes of CIGARS made to
order, aud satisfaction gtpunteed. ""Cigar
clippings sold for smoking tobacco.
Mill u.St. one dooi west of Saunders IIou.se,
rXATTSMOUTII, NEB. IOIv
goods. AVatch for hwrTE
The assessors and ,' XT
hare just concluded the '
Mr. Barnes tells us tliaf11?"0"
f amilfe3 and about 26V i' rooisu
there aie a few to come -t!?'io
A livery stable belon AD LA-
Thomas, at TekatuaJi, l
Friday night and deslrovi, rT-x'-p
It was either set afire ir -from
a cigar carelessly drc, .
Lie carraut bt? too careful j" 4 " I
kB.j in a public barn. '
if f .
DENTIST, and nomrrratbic Plivoician. Of
fice corner Main and 5tU at'a., over Herold's
store, Flatt-smouth. Neb. 21y
X. 15. M ILSOS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Practices In Saun
ders and Cas9 Counties. Ashland, Nebraska.
K. M. M I;IIAM,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. ri.ittsniouth. Neb. Of
fice Front Room over Chapman & Smith's
Dnu Store. 4:tly
It, 1C LIVIXJHT4 91.
l'HTSK.US & sir;eox.
OFFICE IIOL'RS, from 10 a. in., to 2 p.
Examining Surgeon for U. S. Tension.
IMl. W. II. HC1IIL.IK.'KCIIT.
PRACTISING PHYSICIAN, vrlll attend calls
at all hours, niitht or day. I'lattsinouth. Ne
braska. Office in Chapman & Smith's Drug
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Soecial attention civen to Collections
mid a.11 matters affect inc the title to real estate
onice on 2d lloor, over Post Otlice. Flattsniouth,
J A 31 KM I'.. MORKIMO.V.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will practice in Cass
and adjoinins; Counties ; K'ves special attention
to collections and abstracts of title. Oilici; with
Ceo. S. Smith, Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth,
Ne bra.sk jl. 17yl
l. M. lrilEELEU A -0.
LAW OFFICE, Real Ivdate, Fire and Life In
surance Agents. I'lattsiixmth. Nebraska. Col
lectors, tax -paver. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy "and sell real estate, negotiate
loans, &e. - - isyl
J. II. HALL.. 91. I.
THTSICIAX AND SCEGKO.1.
OFFICE with Dr. Livingston .South Side of
Main Street, between btW and 7th street. V ill
ui tend calls promptly. -idyl
U XV. CLITTKU.
Pint twmoat Ii. rbraitka.
Ofllce on Main Street over T. W. Shryock's
Furniture Store. 3Hy
HAM. M. CHAl'JIA.V,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And Solicitor in Chancerj. OHce in Fitzger
pjyl PI.ATTSMOCTH, NEB.
K. I. STONK.
WHEELER & bTONE,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Place of business on Main St.. between 4th
and 5th streets. SbaiiiHMiing. Shaving, chil
dren's hair cutting, etc. etc. l'Jly
J.J. IJIIIOFF, - - - Proprietor.
The best known
and most popular Landlord
in the State.
Always stop at the Commercial.
LEX II OFF d- BOXXS,
3Ionmi2; J)ew Sulcon
One door e;ut of the Srmnder Houic.
Kcvi tiic best ol
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
:;m9 Constantly on Hand.
J.S.ailEGORY, - - - rroprittor.
Location Central. Good Sample Room..
Every attention paid t' giPsts. 4"ri3
I'LATTSMOLTII. ----- NKIl
FREMONT, NEIII ASKA.,
FRANK PARC ELL - - - Prop.
Good rooms, good board, and every thins in
apple pie order. Go to the Occidental when
V011 visit Fremont. lOtf
V. Ui:ESi:i, - Iroptlefor.
Flour, Corn ileal tC- Feed
Always on banil and for sale-at lowest cash
prices. The hisliewt prices paid for Wheat ai.d
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
MACHINE SHOPS !
Repairer of Steam Engines, Rollers,
Half) ami Grist Hill
.W AMI STKAJI FITXIt;H,
fronght Iron Tipe. Force nnd Lift Piics.Steain
Uaugcs. Safety-Valve (Governors, and all
kinds of Brass Engine Fittings,
repaired ou short notice.
FARM M A C H I N E K
F .M. COX,
Over Solomou & XathanV Store, Main St.,
Between 4th and .1th.
am prepared to do all business in my
line at Lirinj Rates, a)ul
Satisfaction Guaranteed !
In every instance.
WARRANT A FIT !
Or make no charge.
CfyCall and examine goods and samples.
Good Stock of trimmings always ou hand. 4i'rii3
THfc "FiilLNb OF ALL! I
HOLLOW AY'S PILLS.
"I had no appetite ; Holloway's Fills gave me
a hearty one. '
Your Pills are marvellous."
"I send for another box and keep thoui in the
Dr. Holloway has cured my headache that
w :i chronic."
"I gave one of your Pills to my babe for chol
era morbus. The little dear got well in a day.
My nausea of a morning is now cured.
Your box of Holloway's Ointment cured me
of ndes iu the head f rubbed fouie uf your
Ointment behind the ear, and the noise has
"Scnd tne two boxes : I want one for a poor
I-nelo.e a dollar; your price is 23 cent but
the medicine to me is worth a dollar."
M"Seud me five boxes of your Pills."
Let me have three boxes of vour Pills by re
turn mail, tor Chilis and Fever.'
have over isun such testimonials a these
but want of space cumitcls me to conclude.
For Cutaneous Disorders,
And all eruption of the kin. thi Ointment fs
moxt invaluable. It does not heal externally
aft'iie, but penetrates with the most searching
effects 10 tlie very root of the evil.
rosscsed of tiiktKEMED Y, Evcri- Man mny be
bis own Doctor, it inav he rubbed into the
system, t-o as to reneh any internal complaint :
lv l hra menus it cures sores or L leers In the
THltOAT, STOMACH. LIVER. SPIxti. or oth
er iwtrts. Itlsan Infallible Ri-iii-dv for BAD
I.EOS. BAD BREASTS, Contracted or Stitf
Joiuts. GUCT. RHEUMATISM, aud all Skin
Impoktant ('actios. None are geiiHlne
unUrs the siiciiuturp of J. Hayjo'K, as nent
frr the I'nltrd statics, .surrounds each ! of
Pills and Ointment. Boxes at 2J cents, Ox cents.
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A. S. PADDOCK. IT. S. Senator, Beatrice.
ALVIX SAl'NDKRS. U. S. Senator. Omaha.
TIHS. 4. MAJORS, Representative, Peru-.
ALBINL'S NANCE. Governor, Lincoln.
S. J. A LEXANDER, Secretary of State.
F. W. LEI DTK K, Auditor. Lincoln.
G. M. BARTLETT, Treasurer. Lincoln.
S. R. THOM I'SON, Sunt. Public Instruction.
F. M. DAVIS. Land Commissioner.
C. J. DILWORTH. Attorney General.
REV. C. C. HARRIS, Chaplain of Penitentiary.
DR. H. P. MATTHEWSON, Supt. Hospital for
S. MAXWELL. Chief Justice, Fremont.
GEO. B. LAKE. Omaha.
AMASA COBB, Lincoln.
Ssconrt Judicial District.
S. B. FOFND, Judge, Lincoln.
J. C. WATSON, I'rosecuting-Att'y, Neb. Citv.
W. L. WELLS, Clerk Dit. Court, Plattsmouth.
A. N. St'LLI VAN, County Judge.
.1. D. Tl'TT. Cr.unty Clerk.
J. M. PATTERSON? County Treasurer.
R. W. II VERS. Sheriff.
ii. W. FAIRFIELD. Surveyor.
G. HILDEBRAND, Coroner.
HENRY WOLFE, Mt. Pleasant Precinct.
JAMES CRAWFORD. South Rend Precinct.
SAM'L RICHARDSON. Eight Mile Grove.
J. W. JOHNSON. Mavor.
J. M. PATTERSON. Treasurer.
J. D. SIMPSON. Citv Clerk.
P. P. GASS. Police judge.
P. B. Ml'KI'IIV, Citv Marshal.
WM. L. W ELLS. Chief of Fire Dept.
1st Ward ELI FLL.MMER, W. J. AGNEW.
2d Ward E. ii. DOVEY. G. W. FAIRFIELD.
3d Ward It. C. Cl'SHING. TIIOS. Pol. LOCK.
4th Ward F. M. DOR RING TON, P. MACALLAN.
23ottmater4'Si). W. MARSHALL.
B. & M. R. jl.Tirne Table.
Corrected Friday, October 18, 1878.
FOR OMAHA FltOM I'LATTSMOCTH.
leaves 7 rfxt a. m. Arrives 8 -45 a. m.
" 2 :;(5 p. m. a -ro p. iu.
FROM OMAHA FOR PLaTTSMOUTII.
Leaves 9 :-s) a. m. Arrives It :20 a. m.
" C :0U p. m. 1 ;jj p. 111.
FOR THE WEST.
I.eaves Plattsmouth 10 :25 a. in. Arrives Lin
coln. 1 -25 p. 111. ; Arrives Kearney, i: 0.1 p. in.
Kn ight leaves 9 :( a. 111. Ar. Lincoln 2 :M p.m.
FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearnev. 6 :'22 a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
12 :!. p. m. Arrives Plattsmouth. 3 :0l) p. m
Freight leaves Lincoln 11 JO u. 111. Arrives
riattsmouth, 5 ;0 p. in.
Express. 6 :15 a. m.
Passenger, (train each day) .". :.V p. m., except
Saturday. Every third Saturday a train-connects
at the usual time.
II. V. XI. R. Time TabJe.
Tahiny Effect Monday, Xdv. 4, 1ST8.
1 Ayr ,8 :21 p.
Hastings. 7 JZi
Jilue mil, p.
Cow les 9 :4T p.
Rel Cloud, 10 :3i p.
Red Cloud,4 :00 a m. ."A1.'
.. 4 J51 a. m.
.. :.r.2 a. 111.
...0 :29 a. 111.
. .7 : a. m.
c;. R. &. Q
It. It. TI3IC
4 sr.pin ;
I 45a 1 11 '
4 2"am ;
i 20am :
Red 1 ak
' ." rn'pin : "Wnm
; h wipm ! ,-oain
'lit 3T;m 11 I5am
1l .Vmiii 2 I'llll
.... ! 3 20aini 5 nopm
... .. 1 fi .'(Oani 1 X 4itpm
. .. : 8 ftsain 11 iifipin
... .12 lrpm .1 loam
.. .. ! 3 .'XMUii 1 7 iHiam
ONLY 27 HOr-RSTO ST. LOFIS l v the new
ROI'Ti: inst !eried viaMONMOl'TlI. Pt'LL-
M AN PALACE SLEETING CARS run from
Burlington to St. Ixui w ithout change.
BY LEAVING PI.ATTSMOCTH AT .1:50 1
M.. you arrive in Sr. IXH'IS thenext eveninjritt
h :'J0. and leaving St. Louis at x :2( a in., you ar
rive iu Phttrsiiioutli 9 :2!t the next morning.
Comixoi Tickets for sale for all points North
South, East aud West.
D. V. HITCHCOCK. Ticket Ai-cut.
Gen. Western Pass. Auent.
J. M. Bechtal. Ajtent. Plattsmouth.
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k n s s: : n; -v: s: r. -
STHOP A LEEDLE!
Before deciding wh.-t Meat Market you are ko
in to patronize during 18TU, call in and sec
Main St., l'lattf moiitli. Neb.,
Who are on deck with nice Roasts and Steaks,
Fresh Fish, Beef. Fork. Veal. Muuoii,
Poultry, & vverytliii)' in their line.
rricw ax Lic an the Lnrt.t; 77iy?;f I Vice paid
for Fimt-CUtee Strtclt.
STRE1GHT & MILLER,
aud all kinds of harness stock, constantly on
FRUIT, CON FECTIONE Yt
Remember the plaeo opposite E. G.
v t.4ver Msin street.
il-iy iU-LZlGtl7 f- MILLER.
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Hid In my faithful memory's' inner shrine
Are treasured all the moments of our past :
There hath she garnered each dear word
And with a jealous care she holds them fast,
. As In some lucent sphere of amber, cat
High on the shore where tangled sea-weeds lie,
There shines the Jeweled corselet of a fly.
Its home was in a flower, lis life went by
Within a Summer morning's liny space :
Now, made immortal in that glow big mould,
Its tender beauty fears nor age nor clime.
So shall each fleeting woid, each careless
My heart holds dear, be shrined In niom'ry's
And, born to live an hour, defy all time.
THE E-'IPEEOE'S NEW SUIT.
BY HAXS CHRISTIAN AXItEH8EX.
3Iany years ago tliere lived an emperor,
who carel sovcry tnucli aloiit haviD new
clothes, that he spent all his money mere
ly for the sake of being very smartly
dressed. lie did not care much about his
troops; he did not care either about going
to the play or driving out, unless it were
that he might snow his new clothes. He
had a new suit for every hour in the day;
and, as one usually says of a king or em
peror, he held a privy council, so of him
it was said, his majesty sat in council with
In the large town where he resided peo
ple led a merry life. Day after day fresh
visitors arrived at court; one day, too, a
couple of swindlcrSjWho called themselves
first rate weavers, made their appearance.
They pretended that they were able to
weave the richest stuffs, in which not only
the colors and patterns were extremely
beautiful, but the clothes made of such
stuffs possessed the wonderful projierty of
remaining invisible, to him who was un
fit for the office he held or who was ex
"What capital clothes they must be!'
thought the enijHTor. ''If 1 had such a
suit. I could directly find out what people
in my empire were not equal to tlieir
office; and, beside, I should le able to dis
tinguish the clever from the stupid. Iiy
Jove. I must have some of this stuff made
directly for me I" And so he ordered large
sums of money to be given to the two
swindlers, that they might set to work im
mediately. The men erected two looms, and did as
if they worked very diligently; but in
reality they had got nothing on the loom.
They loldly demanded the finest silk and
gold thread, put it ail in their own ptck-
ets, and worked away at the empty loom
till quite late at night.
"1 should like to know how the two
weavers are getting on with my stuff,"
said the emjtcror, one day, to himself; but
lie was rather embarrassed when he re
membered that a silly fellow or one unfit
ted for his otlice, would not be able to see
the stuff. Titruc, he thought, as far as
regarded himself, there was no risk what
ever; but yet he preferred sending some
one else, to bring him intelligence of the
two weavers and how they were evttiDo- t
tr Lifmrf c wont li'lntnli" "Fi'f'i-vlwltr
in me wnoie town naa iiearu 01 ma wou-
derful property that this stuff was said to
jossess, and all were curious to know how
clever or foolish their neighbors might be
found to be.
"I will send my worthy old minister,"
said the emperor at last, after much con
sideration ; "he will be able to say how the
stun looks better than anybody r for he is
a man of understanding, and no one can
be found more fitted than he."
So the worthy old minister went to the
room where the two spindlers were work
ing away with all tlieir might and main.
"Lord help me!' thought the old man
opening his eyes as wide as possible; "why
I can't see the least tiling whatever on the
loom !' But he took care not to give voico
to his thoughts.
The swindlers begged him mobt polite
ly to have the goodness to approach near
er to the looms; and then pointing to the
emity frame, asked him it the colors were
not of great beauty; and the poor old
minister looked, and looked, and could
see nothing whatever, for, indeed, there
was nothing at all there. "Bless me!"
thought he to himself, "Am I, then, real
ly a simpleton? Well, I never thought so,
aud nolxsjy dare know it. I not lit for
my office ! No, notliing on earth shall
make me say that I have not seen the
"Well, sir," said one of the swindlers,
still working busily, "you don't say if the
stuff pleases you or not."
"Oh, lx?autiful, beautiful! the work is
admirable!' said the old "minister, look
ing at the beam through his spectacles.
"This pattern and thesecolors well, well;
I shall not fail to tell the emperor that
both are most beautiful."
"Well, we shall be delighted if you ..
so," said the swindlers, and named the
different colors and patterns which were
in the stuff. The old minister listened at
tentively to what they said, in order that
he might be able to repeat all to the em
Ihc 6windlers then asked for more
money, and silk, and gold thread, which
they said they wanted to finish the piece
they had begun. But they put, as before,
all that was given to them into their own
pocket, and still continued to work with
apparent diligence at the empty loom.
Some time after the emperor sent an
other officer to see how the work was get
ting on, and if the piece of broadcloth
would soon be finished. But he fared like
the other. He stared at the loom from
every side; but a3 there was nothing there,
of course he could only see the empty
"Does the stuff not please you as well
as the ministerf" asked the men, making
the same gestures as before, and talking of
splendid colow and of patterns which did
Stupid I certainly am not," thought
the new commissioner; "then it must be
that I am not fitted for the lucrative offiee.
That were a good joke. However, no one
dare even suspect such a thing." And so
he began praising the stuff lie could not
see, and told the two swindlers how pleas
ed he was to behold such lieautiful colors
and such charming patterns, "Indeed,
your majesty." said he to the tinperor, on
his return, "the stuff width the weavers
are making is extraordinarily fine.
Ihe magnificent brocade that the em
peror was having woven nt his own ex
pense was the talk of the whole town.
The emiieror washed to see the costly
stuff while it was on the loom; so accom
panied by a chosen train of courtiers.
were the two trusty men
who had so admired the work, oft he went
to the two cunning cheats. As soon as
they heard of the emperor's approach,
they began working with all dilligcnce,
although as yet there was not a single
thread on the loom.
"Is it not magnificent?'' said the two
officers of the crown. "Will your majesty
only lock? What a charming pattern!
what beautiful colors ! " said they, point
inr to the empty frames, for they thought
j the others could really see the stuff.
u What s the meaning 01 tins " saul the
emperor to himself, 44 1 see nothing! This
is a terrible matter! Am I a simpleton
or am I not fit to be emperor? "Why, that
were the worst that could happen to me.
Oh, charming; the stuff is really charm
ing, "said he then, "I approve it highly 1"
And he smiled graciously, and examined
the empty looms minutely; for he would
not for all the world say he could not see
what his two officers had so much prais
ed. The whole suit strained their eyes to
sec sometlung on the looms, but they
could see as little as the others. At the
same time, in order to please tlieir master,
the emperor, they ail cried, ,4 Oh, how
beautiful ! " and counseled his majesty to
have new robes made out of this stuff, for
the grand procession which was about to
take place. 44 Excellent, charming ! " was
echoed from mouth to mouth, and all
were extremely pleased. The emperor
was as satisfied as his courtiers, and con
ferred on each of the cheats an order,
which they were to wear in their button
hole, and gave them the title of "Knights
of the ilost Honorable Order of tho
The night proceeding the day on which
the procession was to lake place, the two
nun staid up all night, and had sixteen
caudles burning, so that everyliody might
see how they worked to get the cmjeror's
new dress ready in proper time. They
pretended to unroll the stuff from the
loom; they cut in the air with tlieir scis
sors, and sewed with needles that had no
thread. 44 Now then " said they 44 the em
peror's new suit is ready at last.
The emperor then made his appearance
in the chamber of Ids two knights of the
most honorable order of the loom, accom
panied by his chamberlains of the highest
rank; and the two cheats held up their
arms as though they had sometlung in
their hands, and said: 44 Here are your
majesty's kuee breeches, here is the coat
and here Ihe mantle. The whole suit is
as light as a cobweb; and when one is
dressed one would almost -fancy one had
nothing on; but that is just the beauty of
tli is stall.
OI course V said all the courtiers, al
though not a single one of them could see
anything of the clothes.
'Will your imperial majesty most gra
ciously be pleased to undress? "We will
then try on the new things before the
The emperor allowed himself to be un
dressed, and then the two cheats did ex
actly as if each one heated him on w ith
an article of dress, while his majesty turn
ed himself roue on all sides before the
4,IIow well the dress becomes your maj
esty' and how well all fits! What a pat
tern! What coiors! This is, indeed, a
dress worthy of a king!''
-The canopy which is to be borne nlnvvo
i j'our majesty in the procession is in read
i . -
iness without, announced the chiei mus-
1 ter ot ceremonies.
"I am quite ready," replied the empe
ror. "Do my new things sit well?" asked
he, turning round once more iK'fore the
looking-glass in order that it might ap
pear that he examined the; dress very mi
nutely. The pages who were to carry the em
peror's train felt about on the ground as
if to lift up the end ol" the mantle, and
did exactly as if they were carrying
something, for they also did not wish to
betray simplicity or unfitness for their 1
And so the emperor walked on under
the high canopy, through the streets of tho
metropolis, and all the people at the win
dows and in the streeU cried out, "Oh,
how beautiful the emperor's new dress is!
what a splendid train! and the mantle,
how well it fits!"
In short there was nolxtdy but wished
to cheat himself into the belief that he
saw the highly valued clothes, for other
wise ho would have to acknowledge him-
self either a simpleton or an awkward
fellow. As yet none of the emitcror's
new dresses hail met wi'di such approval
as the suit made by the two weavers.
"But the emperor has notliing on!" said
a little child. "Ah, hear the voice of in
nocence !" said the father, and one person
whispered to another what the child had
"But he really lias nothing on!" ex
claimed at hut all the jn-ople. This vexed
the emperor, for he felt that they were
right, but lie thought "However I must
bear the thing to the end!" And the
pages placed themselves further fiom him
as if they w ere carrying a train which did
not even exist .
Gennan clerks are in demand in France
and England; first, because they are more
thoroughly trained; second, they speak
two or more languages; third, they are
not only more efficient but cheaper. Ger
man education aims at practical results,
by means ol technical training. The stu-
dy of languages is a necessary part of this I
training. iu vreiuiuu, oniony me me
chanic class, you can always find boys,
youths, and men, who can talk English
and French fluently. It pays Germany to
teach all her children to read, write, and
spell more than one language.
A Cheerful Face.
Carry the radiance of your soul in your
face. Let the world have the benefit of
it. Let your cheerfulness be felt for good
wherever you are, aud let your smiles be
scattered like sunbeams "on the iust as
j well as on the unjut." Such a disposi
tion will yield a rich reward, for its hap
py effects will come home to jrou and
brighten your thoughtful moments.
Cheerfulness makes the mind clear, gives
tone to the thought, adds grace to the
countenance. Joubert says, "When j-ou
give, give with joy, smiling.' Smiles are
little things and cheap articles to be
fraught with so many blessings both to
the giver anJ receiver; pleasant little rip
ples to watch as we stand on the shore of
everyday life. They are the higher and
1 letter resjionses of nature to the emotion
of the soul. Let the children have the
benefit of them those little ones who
need the sunshine of the heart to educate
them, and would find sympathy for their
1 buoyant nature in the cheerful, loving.
I faces of those who need them. Let them
j not Ikj kept from the middle-aged, w ho
1 need the encouragement they bring. Give
J your smiles also to the aged. They come
I to them tike the quiet rain of the Sum
j mer making fresh aud verdant the long,
. weary iiath of Life. . They look for them .
who are reioicing in the fulness
of your life-
An Extraordinary invention.
The last scientific story i3 told thus:
The Saturday -Review once declared that
the greatest benefactor of the human rare
would ltc he who could enable man-to
drink au unlimited quantity of wine with
out sretlint' drunk. Such a man has been
found. Dr. Bell invented the telephone,
but its wonders pale before the telegasto-
grapn. mis is an eiectncat macnine uy
This is an electric
which the palute can le tickled, and
pleased by any flavor, and for any length
of time, without any fear of indigestion or
inebriety. By putting soup or fish or
wine into a receptacle connected with a
powerful battery, the taste of the daintiest
viands can be conveyed along a telegraph
wire for miles, and to any unlimited num
ber of boii ticantx. They have only to
put the wire into their mouths, and they
seem to be eating and drinking. They
may get drunk or over-fed, but the mo
ment the contact is broken tho evil effects
pass off, and nothing remains but a "de
lightful exhilaration." The inventor,
however, keeps the modus operandi a per
fect secret, and wishes to perfect his dis
covery before he discloses it to the world.
If you want to be happy never ask a fa
vor. Give as many as you can, and if any
are freely offered, it is not necessary to be
too proud to take them ; but never ask for
or stand waiting for any. Who ever ask-
ed a favor at the right time? To lie refused
is a woful stab to one's pride. It is even
worse to have a favor granted hesitating
ly. We suppose that out of a hundred
who petition for the least thing if it bo
even for an hour of time ninety-nine wish
with burning cheeks and aching hearts,
that they had not done so. Don't ask fa
vors of your nearest friends. Do every-
thing for yourself, until you drop, and
then if anyone picks you up, let it be be
cause of his free choice not from any
groan you utter. But while you can
stand be a soldier.
Eat your own crust,
rather than feast on another's dainty j The former is made of the tail of the Thi
uieals; drink cold water rather than an- I betian buffalo, white as snow, and of which
otncrswiue. 1 lie worm is lull ot ieo-
ple asking favors, and ieople tired of
granting them. Love of tenderness should
never be put aside, when its full hands
are stretched towards you; but so few love
so few are tender, that a favor asked is
apt to be a cruel millstone around" your
neck, even if you gain the thing you want
by the asking. As you cast jour bread
Da the water, and it returns, so will the
ftvoi vou ask, if unwillingly granted.
come back to vou when you least expect
or desire. Favors conceded on solicita
tion are never repaid. They are more
costly in the end than an ovcrduo usurer'
It has been said that one of the most
important social accomplishments is that
f o ,...,., ,.Uf,.iu. i.ntt,, .-
v 1 v inv.1 jij 11 i'wui piu i,hii.j, 'it 1 w vai
mind that of of lea ing one judiciously ia
to ie prcierrcu. it is j aiuHU to see peo
ple nuxious to heat a retreat from a call
or visit, and yet apparently as unable to
escape as rats in a trap, although nothing
bars their egtcss, and all persons concern
ed would gladly dispense with their com
pany. The art or science of departure,
both from localities and positions, is worth
studying iu great as weil as little matters.
To understand when to bring to an end a
morning call or a public career required
in a lesser or greater degree, the exercise
of the same faculty. No visitor is likely
to be popular who has not the tact to leave
at the proper time a house at which ho
may be staying. One of the greatest dif
ficulties in bidding farewell to a host is to
convey to him the impression that you
have enjoyed yourself. Expressions of
thanks lor a pleasant visit are apt to have
a stereotyped and conventional ring about
them. A hopi table man likes to know
that his friends have been har-py, but if
each of them mutters a sort of little grace
on his departure, he feels that they are
but paying him an ordinary social coin
plimeut, for he knows that they thank
their entertainers whenever they go as
regularly as they tip the servants. Indeed
w e ouce heard of an absent minded and
nervous man, w ho, as he was getting into
the carriage which was to convey him to
the station, inadvertently tipped his host
and thanked the butler for his pleasant
To Kiss or Xot to Kiss.
That is the question, Pansy, although
really there should not be any question
about it; don't oxrulate. Is there such aword?
Nomatterel will introduce it in to cultivated
society. Now, although there may not be
any great harm In kissing, it always seems
to me that those who indulge m it pro
miscuously arc not so clean as the more
fastidious ones. It may be a prejudice,
but prejudices often deserve a nobler
name. And generosity is aline trait, but
in this case I think that a mild economy
is preferable. You will inquire, perhaps,
"Ought I never to kiss any body?" Of
certainly, but, like John Gilpin's wife, be
; frugal. In the first place, I would cut off
all uncles, cousins aud brothers-in-law
from such favors, and let them kiss tlieir
j own wives and daughters. And I would
; not kiss the minister, or the doctor, or the
, lawyer who gets you a civoroe
Do not shower kisses up
friends, here, there, and everywhere. It
is wasting your sweetness, and then it
makes the young men feel so dreadfully.
You should never be cruel, if you can pos
sibly avoid it, and young men. are so sus
ceptible, poor fellows? But do not go to
the other extreme, and kiss thein out of
pure kind-heartedness, because it is not a
wholesome habit f and although they call
you a "nice girl" and "jolly girl," they
never want flieir sisters to Iks nice and jol
ly in that w ay. Do not kiss the old men,
either, even if they are antique. "An old
fellow like me, you know." But nolice
when you offer your modest cheek f jr the
venerable salute, the dear old fatherly fel
lows ignore it entirely und kiss you right
upon your lips. Don't let them do it,
Pansy ! I think, of the two, that I would
sooner trust a young man,-for,-as regards
a little sly mischief these Ienign old gen
tlemen are tli 1 did not say it, Pansy,
I did not say it, but they are,- now, they
are. Young men have not been so long
in this wicked world, you know.
Do "not salute all the" elderly ladies of
your acquaintance, for they ought to know
better. And do, for goodness sake, spare
the ioor babies, even if they do happen to
be the lovely children of a fascinating
widower. I once saw, in a box at the the
atre, a Dereaved (?) gentleman sitting with
several young ladies around him. His
little girl was there, too, a child of per
haps three summers, and I counted forty
nine kisses lavished by those tender
hearted girls upon that unofieuding child.
Do not kiss the husbands of your married
friends, although some of them' seem to
be possessed of the idea that girls are al
ways longing for the privilege. Do their
wiv;s giv tlicin that impression?
A Crccu Hand,
One of the plumbing establishments of
Dan bury, says the News, took in a new
jourj the other day. He was from a ham
let over in New York State, u little ham
let where he had worked with his father.
The day after his arrival there was a burst
J in the Water-pipe of a house on Piuc street,
j He was told to go over tliere and attend to
Secin the owner of the hrmse in the
shop, he went up to him and got the par
ticulars of the break, and then made
ready his tools and started.
Just as he was passing but of the
the proprietor saw him.
"Where ore you going?'' lie almost
screamed. The new man told him.
- "Do you mean to tell me that you arc
going up there to fix that pipe without
examining it f' he gasped.
'Why, 1 am going to look at it when I
get there," said the new man.
"Merciful heaven!" ejaculated his em
ployer, catching hold ofthc desk to
support himself. "Can it be possible that
you would do a job at one visit? Don't
you know your trade any better than
that? Why, you'd ruin the ire com
munity in less than a year.'' And the
speaker burst into tears.
As soon as he grew calm ho explained
1 to the new man that lie should first visit
i the house, make a thorough examination
of the building, get the lay of tho streets.
! find the location of the nearest hydrant,
jro upon the roof of the house, und then
return thoughtfully to tho shop for his
tools, keeping au accurate record of the
A History of the Fan.
A curious little volume has just ap
peared giving the history of fans among
all nations and at all periods. The au
thor, M. Blondel, who lias been able to ex
amine many rare collections, 6tatcs that it
came from the East, where it was always
! accompanied by a fly-trap and parasol.
1 tne extremity is a tun 01 nair m tne ionn
I of a plume. Fans of feathers, recently in
I fashion, dated from the seventh century.
They were first used in China, where the
Emperor Kao Tsong, having heard the cry
of a pheasant, supposed to be an auspi
cious sign, ordered a fan to be made,
shaped like the tail of that bird. Accord
ing to the author of the "Etudes Asia
tiques," that article had more than one
singular use; on it the rich deposited the
alms which they gave to the poor; tho
great received on it the delicacies; it was
lowered before superiors as a mark of def
erence, the nobles carried it to court, und
it served to cool them from the heat of tho
day, and amuse them while waiting in the
ante-chamber; it was the instrument of
punishment of the schoolmaster, and at
the same time was given as a reward. A
, - . , . c , . , c
I!in lMt,"1on pwoi puturiU
announced to the criminal of noble family
his sentence, and it was at the moment iu
which he held out his hand to receive the
fatal present, that the executioner was to
accomplish Lis work.
Temperance societies are being organ
ized among New York business men, for
the purpose of abolishing the system of
treating. They present to the applicant
for admission, three separate pledges; 1st.
To abstain from treating; 2nd. To abstain
from drinking, during business hours; and
old. To totally abstain for a given period.
The founder of the movement is a tee
totaicr.who feels that more can be accom
plished by directing effort toward check
ing incipient intemperance, than by ialxtr
ing for prohibitory measures, which are
difficult or iwrtosxihle to enforce.
It seems as though this movement, if
successful ought to do much to decrease
drunkenness; since many men unquestion
ably drink more and oi'tener, than they
would, but for the absurd custom of treat
ing. The temperance extremists will prob
ably hoot at the idea, and claim that total
abstainance is the only safe temperance
platform. Be that as it may ', Both par
ties have a common cause and should ex
tend to each other the right hand of
fellowship, and be mutually helpful and
sympathetic. If a man's drinking, can
not be stopped altogether, surely it is a
good thing to check if, if possible so as to
render luin capable of discharging his ob
ligations to his family and society
The use of tobacco and snuff used to be
common among respectable people of both
sexes. Now snuff-taking is almostentire
ly obsolete, except iu tho South, and the
use of tobacco is confined almost exclu
sively to men. Occasionally one sees at
the North an old woman who still clings
to her pipe; hut her children are very
much ashamed of her for it, and are pro
fuse in apologies and explanations. No
respectable young man would marry a
young lady who used tobacco, however
great sluve he might be to the weed him
self. He could readily enough under
stand that in her case the habit was
filthy. improj)er and egrading. No young
woman could smoke upon the streets
without liehig cut dead by half her ac
quaintances and acquiring a flavor of dis
reputability. This is rather one-sided reform but it
furuisheB ground for liope
'Masculine non-tobacco users are as rare
as angel's visits, but they do exist, and
tlieir uumliers are increasing. One hears
a little less aliout the imperative call of
the masculine nervous organization for
nicotine, for the idea in gradually soaking
through the mental crust of chewers and
smokers, that as woman's nervous organi
zation is, as they have always declared it
to be, so much finer and more sensitive
than man's, she must need tobacco more
than he. And as the possibility Of hef
healthy existence without it has been con
clusively demonstrated, the argument is of
It takes society a longtime to turn over
a new leaf,-but history demonstrates the
fact that once in a great while the feat is
Another Wonderful Invention.
The pajiors tell of a new invention of
practical character which has been made
by E. A. Cowper, the well-known English
mechanical engineer. It is a real tele
graphic writing machine-- The writer, in
London, moves his ien, and simultaneously
at Brighton another pen is moved as though
by a phantom hand, in precisely similar
curves and writing. The writer writes in
London, the ink marks' in Brighton.
Those w ho have a-een the instrument work,
say it is a marvel quite as startling as those
j of the telephone J he pen at ."rccwving"
; jwiint has fill theappeurarkcc oflxingguij-d
j by a spirit-hand. A facsimile of tT.a
writing - produced by this telegraphic
writing machine shows that the words are
formed without any liftiug"of the pen, and
perfectly legible .
French Poo tow.
The London News says the fees which
French physicians receive would seem to
their English brethren very low. I gather
from a recent controversy in the pupt rs
that some leading London piactitiom rs
lately raised their fee for a first consulta
tion to two guineas. In Paris' the best
physicians expect twenty frnnrs for a con
sultation at home, and forty francs if they
gfrout; but a rather exaggerated sentiment
of professional delicacy prevents them, as
a rule, from demanding more than a pa
tient chooses to give. The table of a busy
l doctor is littered over with gold pieces so
grouietl as to convey the luiit that lees ol
one, two, or three Napoleons have Ix'en
received; but if a patient lays down ten
francs, or even five, h.j receives his Iww
and thanks without a protest, the doctor
assuming (often wrongly) that the man
has given all he can afford'. In the coun
try towns five francs is tho usual fee, but
two francs are often given, even by men'
who ought to know better; and two francs
is the invariable fee which village doctors
I ut down per visit when sending in their
(ills at the end of the year. One is
ashamed to see that these doctors' bills of
ten give rise to the Boniest haggling, for
there exists a crooked-opinion among tho
French peasantry and 'working-classes'
that a physician should regard himself as
a philanthropist, and pay his butcher's
bills with the mere tuanksof his patients.
A country doctor attends a prosperous
peasant proprietor, day after day for
weeks, supplies medicines, effects a cure,
and at the end of tho year is treated as an
extortioner leeauc he has charged a sum
which w ill barely pay for the wear and
tear of his horse and gig. Some doctors
draw a rcgnh'r salary from a medical club;
but these are the worst used of all, for cv
ery member of the club fcxds bound to
take out live or six times the value of his
subscription in doctor's visits, even if he
have nothing the matter with him.
Eggs and Egg Culture.
Tlie traffic in eggs, says the Boston Cul-'
tivator, in this country is estimated by
competent authority to equal $150,000,0(H)
er annum. New York receives in a sin
gle year 0:50,000 barrels of eggs valued at
$11,000,000. In 1877 there were exported
from this country 5,'202,20 dozen eggs,
valued at if(5(jS',7(ll. It is claimed that
Philadelphia consumes daily 80,000 doz
en eggs. Tho approximate receipts of
egrs in Boston for the year 1H7S have
been ns follows: 107,007 cases containing
forty-nine dozen each, 4o,000 boxes con
taining one hundred dozen each, ami
17,7s: barrels containing seventy-nine
dozen, each. These figures give, as a re
sult, 1GS.-110 packages containing 5,il5,-(-2
dozen eg', or 7,187,8'J'i single eggs.
It is estimated that fully sixty-live per
cent of all receipts are consumed in Mas
sachusetts, and that about eighty percent
arc consumed in ami near Bo.- ton. In
nearly all small towns andviihigescnougli
eggs are raised to supply the local de
mand. The number of eggs consumed
in the State, when computed, is found to
be at an average of fifty-two egg per year
for every inhabitant, or one egg per week.
All these eggs come to Boston from vari
ous sections in about the following pro
portions: Eastern eggs, mostly from
Maine, by boat and rail, nt all seasons of
the year, twenty-four per cent of total re
ceipts; northern eggs, from northern New
York and Canada, thirty-seven per cent;
P. E.I. eggs, from Prince Edward Island,
between the months of April and Novem
ber, seven teen jut cent; western eggs,
nineteen per cent, and southern eggs, from
Virginia, during a few months iu the
t-pring, three per cent. Of northern eggs
the greater part come from Canada, and
this is constantly increasing. A single
Boston firm, the largest receivers of eggs
in this market, handled nearly six thous
and dozen eggs last year.
Indian Meal Porridge, Boil one quart
of soft water and mix half a pound of
meal in a little cold water, and lxiil for
15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Four
it into basins and let it stand lor 10 min
utes. Method for cleaning dirty filters. Use
for that purjxise permanganate of jo
ash. There can bo no doubt that passing
a solution through the filter until it comes
out as pink as w hen poured in must bo
"Walnut stain for pine and white wood :
Very thin sized shellac, 1 gallon; dry
burnt umber, 1 pound; dry burnt sienna,
1 pound; lampblack; 4 ound.- Shake
until well mixed. Apply one coat with
a bruih ; then sandp:iper and ajtply a coat
of shellac varnish.
Oat Meal Blanc-Mnnge. Take one
quart of boiling milk, slightly salted, or
boiling water will tlo, and two heaping
tcastxiousful of oat flour, mixed in a little
cold water to foim a paste, and stir it
twenty minutes. Turn it into a mold.
May be eaten' cither cold or warm, with
sugar and cream- Total expense 14 cents.
Cleaning Reservoirs. Wash first with
clean soap suds, then use water, lime and
a' woolen rag, put on while damp, then
Klish with a clean dry rag and the linio
as you would spoons. I clean my reser
voir once a week, and it keeps clean. Dj
not put a wet cloth on it after it is clean
ed for it will make it streaked.
How to Air Apartments. It is the gen
eral practice to open only tlie lower part of
the windows of a room in ventilating it,
whereas if the upper part were also open
ed, the object would be more speedily e f
fected. The air in an apartment is usually
heated to a higher tenipeiature than the
outer air, and it is thus rendered lighter,
und as the other air rushes in, the warmer
and lighter air is forced upward, and find
ing no outlet remains in the room.
The complexion may le improved by
the use of oatmeal, which contains a small
amount of oil that is good for the skin.
The hands may be soft aud w hite by wear
ing at night large mittens ot doth filled
with bran or oatmeal, and tied closely at
the wrist. A lady who had soft whito
hands,-confessed that she had a great deal
of house work to do, and kept them white
as any idler's by wearing oatmeal ur'ttens
Plants. Never wet the blossoms of a
house plant; but the leaves should be
washed at least once a week- Use wat'.r
luotteratcly warm, awl if the plants be
come very dirt; :v little weak soap-suds Is
beneficial. This washing should be cure
fully done with a soft sponge or cloth, in
thecaseof plants with thick,- polished leaves
such as caiueUas, oranges, and daphnes.
Where plauls have hairy leaves or the sub
stance it s-oft, water is lx-tt applied '.ith n
small syringe, fitted with a very Jhie nose.
To use this, place the plant on Us side in
the kitchen sink, syring? it well, turning
it Iron! side to side. Let it t-tand a few
minutes, for the water to liiiiu oil' hefore
returning it to its place. No drops ot
wait r should atau-l ou tlie leaver ir. tL
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