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AD VEUTIHINO KATES.
published evi:i:y thcksday,
pack 1 w. j a w. i 3 w. j 1 m. s m. Sin. llvr.
liqr... SI 00 ti 50 2 00 S2 60 $5 60 IN 112 0
2qni. IH S(M S75 3 2 S 60 1 00 14 Ut
3qrs. 1 00 2 75 4 00 4 75 8 00 IS 00 2D 04
ii COl. 6 00 8 00 1M 1200 N 00 2S M 5 04
Hcol.. S00 12 00 1500 1100 250 MM 40 0
I Col... 1S0O Id 00 3000 2600 4000 40 04 100 Qi
Ov Vine St., One Clock Mortli of Main.
Cor. of F!fi.r Street.
Largest ' Crcu!i!i:a of ay Ps-jer in
tar All Advertising Dnis Duo Quarterly.
JNO. A. MACMURPHY, Editor. J
(TERMS: $2.00 a Year.
Transient Adrertisments But be Palo)
Te rri s i ti A d v a ri ce :
Extra Opto of tbe Hkbald for mJ4 fcf
J. P. Tuono, at the Po4t-Offle New Depot,
One copy, one yew-
Ono copy, six iinii.J......
Clue copy, three uioiiilij,. .
VOLUME: XVI. V
PLATTSMOUTH NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 18S0.
NUMB Ell 13.
' HENRY BCPCK
f-y .17 Di-rijUions.
1 r Li' ALLIC BURIAL CASES
k,. re.-uly made and sold cheap for cash
Ml' FIXE HE A JIM!
IS NOW KE.IDV FOR SERVICE.
Wf.li man 1 hanks for past patronage
iu ii.- .-ill to fall ami examine my
I.AIUiK STOCK OK
U:f. KniXTI'MK A X l roi'i ixs
J. G- CHAMBERS,
Manufacturer ol and Dealer in
ETC., ETC ETC.
Dona with Neatness!. Dispatch.
' rttilv place in town where "luriey's pat
ent s-1 f adjustable horse collarsare told.'"
REMEDY FOR BALDNESS
PriMcripuon Fren tu ov
person wrr.a will aree U- pay
$1 wtiern anew pro win wt liatr. .VkUktrs or MuslAi
is t. -Timilr prtKtnctn
tuaurjou 6 Co., 2 Clinton ?1 o) New York
(A "I.-dicine, not a Drink,)
HOPS, 151X111 MANDRAKE,
Am mi Itreht Ain Pest Medical Qtaijtim or
all octies Prrroa.
lvnuMianJ -?:x-ciaIly Female Complaint:.
fclOOO IN GOLD.
Will be paid for a cade they will not cure or hi-lp. or
for anything Impure or Injurious fuutiu In them.
Ask jar clrufr,rut for nop Bitter axid try tlieni
before fou sleep, TaLo no other.
I Her Cuuuii (Taj: Ls the tnrcctcst, saXrat and best
Tbrt Hor Pai f St imai-h. Lifer and Kidney liNp.
rtar to all ot he rs. Cures by absorption. Auk tlrujrfrit.
D. L C.Uanaloluteandirrcsistiblecur fordnmk
enness, tine of opium, tobacco and narcotic&i
fW&i-i- Send for circular. t I 1L"JW
I MumauUb drui.-H4U.l!"vnitlmMre.r. H.-hlcr,N.Y.
A VPfpfahlft nrnnaT'i! iiit tl.A urilv a .4.
n rrMiMif m.the wori.l fr E(rt2?itM lt v:t.
I riuary IlKVaeu.
J"rTeKtfmoiiialsof the liiyliest order in prof
of luese stateiueiils.
SFr the cure or r.l:bplea eull for War
ner'i Safe l)iatxrt-B t til .
aForthe pure .f Iti iurlii'n Hn;1 tlip other
disease, call tur ttariirr'a Safe Kidney
and Uvtr Cure.
iiioH are sold
n r 1 r 1-. .
1 ' J i - f .
Uf br tl iulIic V J -jVjO;
x .a V1"'-
f..r otor twenty ytar, 'J h 'j'. '
1 n-.i Ii thi l:r-st reiuration
J .- Inv-ntvi! for KF.STOK
? !; lil'.AV IIAIIl TO ITS
i YOCTHFU. COLOit AND
It nijijlloj t.io natural
I color to the liair
, lt!uut (.taiiiiny; the
It will i.-cre;ie and
si iJirt tuwlii of the
reiiT.t in Llanchlng
'...iin,; off. nrtl thua
1 -1 . '
iii'ei! Itclilnjl, Erup-
.i. :.! I).i:u!ro(T. As a
i.: :i: ii;i;ssiNO it Is very
1 r.i:.!.-, giving tlie liair a
softness whlli all
; -.iti-. it I-.e4-i the head
i sweet unit licalthy.
"J. will change the beard to a BKOWN or
j i:LACK at discretion. Ueing in one
proparation it i easily applied, and
S11 prodncea a permanent color that will
not wah ofT.
?u P. HALL & CO., NASHUA, N. H.
Sold by all Dealers In Medicine. .
IVrr tLfl,m VJL3
few- 'i' ' 1 I1
r f 1 n P gg?a H. H. WARNER
;itA V'M HPKCiriC MEDICISK.
TRADE MARK The Great Kil-TRAOf MARK
Kllsli Kemeriy ;
An unfail lug
cure for Semi
1 111 p o t e 11 cy ,
am an oiseas
rs that folio
ax h fiiiunre
of Self Ah us.- ;
a-. Loss of AFTEB TAIIIt.
.MiMiiory;T'iiiVen;l Laasitntto. J'jiln In the baelt
DlinneiH of Vision, J'remature Old Ar. and
many other dint-ase that lent! to Invanitv or
(ins Miipiioii. und a l'remature Crave.
Y "l''ull partienlars in our pamphlet, w hich
we desire to send free by until to e verv one.
TAyTlii Specific Medicine Is od by a!l druc-Kii-tK
at ?1 perpaekaire. or she parKaL;ert for
or will be sent free by mail on receipt of the
money, by addressing
TUB OKAY MEDICINE CO.,
MKCIIANIrS' I5LOCK, DKTliOIT. .VlCIC.
t-Sold in nattsnioirth and everyw here, hy
all drugsi'ts. ,
Or any.r.thcr kind, you can filo younlf with out
Am Slnrhinm a that it will cut Mtettrr tlma
rer. Iba teeth will all remain of equal t,ize and
aliauts. Hrnt frrm on reeWpt of $t.SO to any
prt of th L'ml.'d Slates. IflUHttated Circulam
tiootlAgrutmratittl in errn roioif iad
eity. A l lreM 1Z. HO 1 11 fc liliO., .Yew Vjc.
We bavA hundred, of letter from mo, aiog
ar ilaciuc who aay they would not take i lot U.
If the best bate burn
er for hard coal. 14
. itTlaaand aizea, with
more natent im Drove-
merits than any other stoyes. Ask your deal,
er for them, or send for free illustrated cir
cular. Chicago &. Erie Stove Co. (Limited),-
Offlte 171 & 173 Lake SU, Ciiioaqo.
WIRTS fc SCHOLLE,
KO. 221 WiBAIH ATEKCK. CHICAGO, liX.
Fine, Medium, and Common
ILLUSTRATED CATALOG!! K and orire
list of over 600 new Ueaigu- MAILED F1;KJ
aponapyucaiiou. (iiiul or it.)
GEORDE A. CLARK,
The 11JEST and MOST POPTCIaAR
Kewlnar Thread of Modern Times.
IJKWAItK OF IMITATkOXS.
For salel bv E. ti. Dovev & Ron. Kolnmnn a-
Nathan. Win llerold, AV. H. Baker & Co.. L.
Kalisk v & Soa.
A MONTH! A52NT3 WAUirB!
75 Uml axilla Arll.lMltk.Wd:,n,-
if alTC II ,0'000 ft SHEU BrCEKTES. of which I
II All tU makeBuckeyPileOintment,Wmrraaedto
Cur, run. A4Jrcu with ttaaip, br. J. N. TAblcr. ait. Louw. Mo.
Will be mailed, with INSUFFLATOR
111 complete, for fl.So. Aduresa Dr. C
iu SI hts. 16UK. -MallB0n tccincaif i,
111., who was cared br lc nine rmr. mo.
Thousand, curea since. . If afraid of ie-
D(T hunibUKtred. name' this patxr. and
lena tea cents to pay Drlntim?
Inlsia, etc. l'oa will never regret lu
r own oi tun inToruiation. teatiuiO'
The ,fHt Nnprrsxriil Itemed v
'.cver di-covei ed, as it is certain in its
eflcct-' and does not blister.
k:ai proof below.- '
From Kev. P. N. Granger,
rteiding Eider of the St. Alhau's District.
St. alraki, Vt.; Jan. 2otlr. isso.
Dr. H. J. Kendall & Co.. Cents : lu renlv to
'Our l'tt.r I will k:iv t Ii :.t. mv pviierihii u.-itli
Kendall's Spavin Cure has been very satisfac
tory indeed. Three or four years airo I procur
ed a bottle of your a(,'cnt, and witli it cured a
norse ol latneue caux'il ly a spavin. Last
seaxon my horse liecaine very lame, antl I turn
ed liini nut for a ft w weeks" w hen he became
hetter ; but when I put liuti on the road he (jot
wtirse. when I discovered that a I inir-lione was
lormiii!. I prtieiiretl a bottle of Kendall's
Spavin Cure, and with less than a bottle cured
In ti ho that bets not lame, neither can the
bunch be found.
Kespcctfullv Vours.. V. N. RitANfiEic.
rricel per bottle, orsix bottles ior -All
drii.'KistH have it or can Ret it for you, or it will
be sent to any address on receipt of price by
the proprietors. It. J. KENDALL & (';..
EnoKburijIi Falls. Yermoiit.
C. F. (iooDMAN, Ag't Oinalia, Neb.
baud nrsrammrT cataxootts.
Caps, Belu,Ioaebea,Pom- t
pou, Dram Majorr bt&fl l
and Ukt, Spftnlcts, Cap-
Lamps, Stands, and Out
fits contains S3 pce of
infrrmation for musician.
Mailed frrw Addreaa
LYOX k fiAisTt 163 Stata tit Chioaxo. Ok
Hardware, Cutlery, Nails,
Iron, lVagon Stoek,
Iron, Wood Stock, Pumjis,
FIELD d OARDEX SEEDS, ROPE,
AND ALL KINDS OF SHEET"
IRON WORK, Kept in Stock:
making antl Repairing,
DONE WITH .
NEATNESS & DISPATCH.
All Work Warranted.
Schlegel & lNieman,
Suecescors to A. Sciilf.gki, & Bit..
And dealers in
SMOKEUS' FANCY ARTICLES, SMOKING
Special BRANDS and sizes of CIGARS made to
order, and satisfaction guaranteed. Ciuar
clippings sold for smoking tabaceo.
Maiu Street, one door wesi of J. S. Duke's store
Opposite Post Offlct, '
Tlattsmouth. Neb. . Im3
1K. J. Li. MeCHKA, 7
HOMCEPATHIC PHYSICIAN, at Factery
Tille, Cass county, Nebraska. 24ly
T.I1. W I I.SOX, .
ATTORNEY" AT LAW. Practices In. Saun
ders and Cass Counties. Ashland, Nebraska.
It. It. YVIMMIA Jl.
ATTORN KY AT LAW. Plattsmoutli. Neb. Of
fice Front Room over Chapman & Smith's
Drue Store. 4Jly
31. A. II A It T I ti AX.
ATTORNEY AND SOLICITOR. Will I'rae
lice in the StaleHiid Federal Courts. liei-
dence. Plattsmoutli. Nebraska. tlly
It. U. LIVIXt.HTOX. 31.
I'HVSICIAX Sl.'RtJF.ON'. -OFFICE
HOURS, from 10 a. in., to 2
Examining Surgeon for V. S. Pension.
I. W. II. 'IIILIli 'F.CIIT.
PKACTISINC, PHYSICIAN.- residence on
Cliicai'n Avenue. Plattsinoutli . Xebrsaka,
Otlice iu C. E. Wescolt's Clothing More. 4 Jly
J. II. IIALL-SI. I.
rilVSlt'IAN ASIX Sl'ROIiOS.
OFFICE with Dr. Llvinuston Eolith Side n
Main Street, between 6tU and Till at recti. Will
attend calls promptly. tiiyl
WHaIa s. wise.
COLL ECTIO-Y8 A &iECIA L TT.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Real Estate. Fire In
surance and Collection Agency.. Ollice In Fitz
gerald's block.JMattsinoutli, Nebraska. 2Jni3
ii HO. H. N3I ITH.
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Real Estate Bro
ker. Special . attention given to Collections
and all matters affectinir tbe title to real estate
Oflice on 2d floor over Post Otlice. Plattsmouth,
Nebraska. - yi
- l. II. VYHF.KIEIt & CO.
LAW OFFICE, Real Etate, Fire antl Life In
surance AL'ents. l'httfsinouth. Nebniska. Col
lectors. tax-Davers. Have a complete abstract
of titles. Buy and sell real estate, negotiate
loans, &c. ' isj i
NOTARY PUBLIC Will attend to buying
and selling lands.- examining titles, makin
rl.ota njvmtr I:iyp Mild culleclillir delltS. V I.
also attend to law suits before a Justice of the
4itf " Factokyville, Cass Co. Nkb.
JAMES E. JIORRISOX, W. L. BROWNE,
3IOIIIHSOX Js, BltOlVXK.
ATTORNEYS AT ILKW. Will pra.-tice iu Cass
and adjoining Counties ; gives special attention
to collections anu aosiracis oi uue. vnntc m
Fitzgerald Block, Plattsmouth. Nebraska.
SA3I. M. CIIAPJIAaf,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And Solicitor in Chancery. Office in Fitzger
19yl . PLATTSMOUTH, KEB.
U W. CLUTTBB.
jd jEJ nsr t i s t .
Office on Main Street over Solomon & Na
thau's Store. 34ly
PLATTSMOUTH, NEB. -
C. IIEISi:i,, - Iroprielor.
' - Flour, Corn Ileal & Feed .
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
prices. The highest prices paid for Wheat and
Corn. Particular attention given custom work.
CHARLES H ARRLV.
. , Tonsorial Artist.
PIaATTSJIOIJTII X EH It ASK A
Place of business on Main St
and 5th streets. Shampooing.
dren s hair cutting, etc. etc.
FRED. D. LEHNHOFF,
Morning Dcav Saloon !
South-east corner Main and Sixth Streets.
Keep the best of
Beer, Wines, Liquors & Cigars.
33in9 Constantly on Hand.
Edwin E. Bkown
Edwin R. Piuce.
Commission Merchants in
WE ZS TQ)
Room 81, New Exchange Building,
L'nion Stork Yards, - - Chicago.
JiF.FKlt 1!Y PERMISSION TO
E. S. Sticknky, President l'nion Slock Y'anls
National Bank, Chicago. 50m4
MA CHINEE SHOPS!
Repairer of Steam Engines, Boilers,
Saw and Qrist Hill
UAS AM) STEAM I'lTTlHiS.
brought Iron Pipe, Force and Lift Pipes.Steam
Gauges. Safety-Valve Governors, and all
kintls of Brass Engiue Fittings,
repaired on short notice.
FARM MACHINE K
D. C. Waonkk, G, E. Bes.si.ky, J. R. Bknslkj'.
BENSLEY I GNER & BENSLEY,
- - Offlce, 06 Exchange Building.
UNION STOCK YARDS. - - CHICAGO.
RK KEREN OK :
We refer by peruiissian to the First Nation
al Batik, Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
H. K. SMITH,
OF PLATTSMOUTH. NEBRASKA."' .
TOOILi; - HAXXA A . CLARK
fOHN FlTZOEUALD. ..
E. i. llOVKV,.:
K. W. Mc-LAl (illLIV..
leiill O Roukkk
This Bank Is now open for business at their
new room, corner Main and Sixth streets, and
is prepared to transact a general
Stacks, Bands. Gold, Government and Local
BOUGHT AND SOLD.
Deposits Received and Interest Allow
ed on Time Certificates.
ivailable In any part of the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
AG EATS FOR THE
nman Line and Allan Line
. OF STEAMERS.
Person wishing to bring out their friends from
FUBCHASK TICKETS FROM CS
Tarsiih t Plattsjm th.
Slat 7ireelory. r
A. S. PADDOCK. 1. S. Senator, Beatrice, v
ALVIN SAUNDERS. Bi. Senator, Omaha. ; '
E, K. VALENTIN E, Itepresentat'e. West Point.
ALBINVS NANCE. tkrvernori I-Ineoln.
S. J. ALEXANDER, Secretary of State. t
F. W. LEIDTKE. Auditor. Lincoln.
. M. BAKTLETT, Treasurer. Lincoln.
S. R. THOMPSON. Supt. Public Instruction. -
F. M. DAVIS. Kant) Commissioner. " y - .-.
C. J. Dl LWORTH. Attorney General.
REV. C. C. HARRIS. Chaplain-of Penitentiary.
DR. H. P. MArTHEY.'SON. Supt. Hospital for
S. MAXWELL. Chief Justice. Fremont.
;EO. II. LAKE, Omaha.
AM ASA COBB. Lincoln.
Se'cowt Jmlicint fiinlrict
S 15. lOCND. Judge, Lincoln. - ' -
J O W TMON, l'roseciiting-Atty. Neb. City.
V. C. siU)WALTER. Clerk District Court.
A. N. SULLIVAN, CountvJudie.
.1. I. Tl'TT. County Clerk.
-I M P TTKRSON, County Measurer.
It. W. It Y KliS. Shel iiT.
F II WOOl.F.Y. Co. Sup't i'ub. Instruction.
;'. W. FAIRFIELD. Surveyor.
P P. GASS, Coroner.
( -t i V T V COMMISSIONERS.
I MFS CIS WVl'ORD. South Bend Precinct.
SA.M'L RICH AKPStJS. Alt. Pleasant 1'iecinct.
ISAAC "V1LK., PUttsinotltli Precinct.
J. W. JOHNSON. Mayor.
.1. M. PATTERSON. Treasurer.
J. I). SIMPSON. City Clerk.
RICHARD VIVIAN. Police Judge.
P. B. MURPHY. Chief of Police.
F. E. WHITE, Chief r Fire Dept.
1st Ward F. GORDER. C. II. I'AKJlhLh.
2d Ward-G W. FAIRFIELD, J. V
3d Ward-D. MILLER, THOS. POLLOCK.
4th Ward P. McCALLAN. b. S. SHARP.
i'otlmatler-SO. W. MARSHALL.
B. & M. R. KJTime Table.
Taking Efect April 11, 1880.
FOR OMAHA FKOM PLATTSMOUTH.
Leaves :(0 a. m. Arrives 10 :05 a. m.
3 :41 p. m. " 5 -0 P-,n-
FROM OMAHA FOR PLATTSMOUTH.
Leaves 9 :00 a. in. Arrives 10 :10 a. in.
" Ciop. in. " 8 :15 P-in-
FOR THE WEST.
Leaves Plattstnouth 9 -jn a. m. Arrives Lin
coln, 12 15 p. in. ; Arrives Kearney, V- 40 p. in.
Freight leaves at 10 30 a. in. and at 7 :l p. in.
Arrive at Lincoln at 4 :35 p. in. and 12 :20 a. in.
FROM THE WEST.
Leaves Kearnev. 8 :00 a. in. Leaves Lincoln,
1 .05 p. m. Arrives Plattsmoutli. 4 :25 p. m
Freight leaves Lincoln at It :15 a. m. ami :oo
a. m. Arrives at riausnn-uuii an ;w i.
:du a. in.
Passengcr.'ttrain each day) 4 :25 p. in., except
c.,,v,i- Fvprv thirtl Saturday a train con
nects at the usual time.
It. V. It, It. Time Table
Taking Effect Sunday, April 11, 1880.
RED CLCI D.
4 : ft5
' 4 :00am
ARRIVAL AXI IIEI'ARTI KE o'
EASTERN, NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN.
I Depart. East. .4 : 00 pm
Arrive 9 :30 am CBjtKC Nonn4 too pm
7 30 pill nuiuo:w nu
C B & Q East C : 00 am
OMAHA. VIA B. Sc M. IN NEB.
Arrive 10:30atu Depart :.j:iopiu
WESTERN. VIA B. & M. IN NEB.
Arrive 4 : 15 pm Depart aiuam
Arrive 11 :00 am Depart l :ropm
ltOCK, BLUFFS AND UNION MILLS.
Arrive 11 :00 am Depart i :oo P""
J. YV. Marshall. P. M.
"rii I'romntsr and Ire
reetor of Assimilation.
The Reformer and Vitnl
The l'rodnrrr and Invlff
orator ot Nerve and
The Itailder and Snp
jiorter of Itrain
Is comuosed of ingredients identical with those
which constitute Healthy Blood. Muscle and
Nerve and Brain Substance, whilst Life itself is
directly dependent upon some of them.
Bv its union with the Blood, and its effect up
on the Muscles, re-establishing the one and
oning the other, it ts capable ofcnecting the
following results :
It will displace or wash out tuberculous mat
ter, antl Mitts cure Consumption.
Bv increasing Nervous or Muscular Igor, it,
will cure Dyspepsia, feeble or interrupted ac
tion or the Heart and Palpitation, vteuKnessoi
Intellect caused bv grief, weary, overtax or ir
regular habits. Bronchitis (Acute or Chronic).
Congestion ot tiiu Lungs, even in the most
It cures Ast lima, Lons of Voiue, Neuralgia. St
Vitus Dance, Epileptic Fits, Whooping Cough.
Nervousness, and is a most wonder! ui aujii'ic.i
o other remedies in sustaining life during the
process of Diphtheria.
lo noi lie tieceiveii ny remedies oearing a
imilar name, no other preparation is a substi-
ute for this under any circumstances.
Look out for the name and address, J. I. FEL
LOWS. St. John. N. B.. on the yellow wrapper
In water-mark, which is seen by holding the
paper before the light.
I'rice, $1.50 per Bottle. Six for $7.50.
Sold by all druggists. 1U4
Appetite, refreshing sleep, the acquisition of
flesh and color, are blessings attendant upon
the reparative processes which this priceless
invigorant sjicedily initiates and carries to a
successful conclusion. Digestiou is restored and
sustenance afforded to each life-sustaining or
gau by the Bitters, which is inoffensive even to
the feminine palate, vegetable in composition,
and thoroughly safe.
For sale by all druggists and dealers gener
MOItPm E habit ,
mad ,pM4ily curW. 1 ut-
tMU Mriiea'Aca. Dr Cu-luaa
S. Clara StJ" CAicafO, UL
CELEBRATED " U
JOHN C. ' WBITTIXB.
My old Welsh neighbor over tfie way
Crept softly out iu the sun of Spring,
Pushed from her ears the locks of gray
And listened to hear the robin sing.
Her grandson, playing at marbles, stopped.
And cruel in sport as boys will'be,
. Tossed a stbne-at the bird, who hopped
From bough to bough in the apple tree.
Nay," aaid the Kraudinotlicr; -'have you
My poor bad boy I of the tiery pit.
And how drop by drop thia merciful bird
Carries tbe water that quenches it?
."He bring. CH.il lew in his little bill
And lclit fall on tise souls of sin
Y'tiu ran see the mark on his re I breast stilt
Of Ures thAt 4. 0110 as hi; drop it in
"My (Kior llrou rhit Mya! my bre.ist. burned
siiij-:iiii( so sweetly from limb ta limb, '
Very io:ir to the heart of our ord
I- be iho pi:i'S the lost like liim "
"Amen," I sai I to the be.nit'tfiil niytli,
-ing binl of God in my heart as well.
Each good thou-rht is a drop wherewith
To cool and lessen the lires of helL
Prayers of love like raindrops fall.
Tears of pity or cooling dew, "
And dear to the heart of onr lord are all
Who Buffer like him in the good they do.
A NOBLE UIUL,
"No, my dears," remarked Mrs. Ben
(leipool, seated in lier oi'essin-room,
with one iiier prcs-sctl criticallj' to
her lip, as sho mspectetl two ball
dresses of blue and mauve,
think vou must have new
such an occasion. A girl's whole for
tune is often ruined through an unbe
coming toilet, or a faded or an ill-as
sorted ribbon. his blue looks any
thing but fresh in the trimmings ; and,
I era, my love, though the mauve was
your choice, 1 never did think: the col
or became vou."
Nora and Clara Beudelpool were by
no means loath to agree with their
parent new ball-dresses being in per
spective. Only Clare, bending for
ward, her chin in her hand, wistfully
"iiut what will papa say to the ex
"Leave that to me, dear. To use his
own words, -he'll never spoil the ship
ior a na'porth ot tar.' Un such an oc
casion he would not have you appear
worse than your neighbors, Tt ou, ISo
ra, are 2 : you, Clare, are 20. It is
high time you should be established
in life ; and why .tiiould not one of you
be L-ady btockinliam as anybody else t
thoughtfully, "that Sir Archie is very
"Very; and so manly. None of your
insipid drawing-room dandies, said
Mrs. Beudelpool, contemptuously, of
that class among which, lor the last
two years, she had been angling to
land "suitable establishments" for her
daughters. "He has traveled until
thev say he is as brown as a bun."
"Bronzed, I fancy they Baid, mam
"Well, bronzed as a bun. He has
been an over Airica, snot gorillas in
the Mountains of the Moon, hippopot
ami on the shores of the Nile, and,
dear man, been nearly twice eaten
alive by lions. Now he comes home
to find a wife."
"The unheard-of dangers he has
passed through having given him suf
ficient courage to undertake so perilous
an enterprise," broke in a merry voice.
"Pray, aunt, was it the lion's claws
that suggested to him matrimony?"
The speaker was a young lady, who
had entered unheard, and now stood,
the skirts of her riding-habit in one
hand, while with the other 6hc fanned
herself with her Gainsborough hat.
"Vi, how incorrigible you are!" ex
claimed Mrs. Bendclpool, looking
round. "As to ever finding you a
husband, I despair; you frighten ev
ery suitor away by your outspoken
noss." "Because, aunt, I never have come
cross 0110 I cared to keep," laughed
the girl, dropping into a chair. "Pray
take no trouble about me ; I an 21, so
have set myself down already as an old
'Ilk a lassie has a laddie
Ne'eraane ha'e 1,"'
she began singing; then, concluding
with an '? ccrtem, et ca tera" she add
ed : "Liu prav, aunt, ten me aooiiL
this Amadis de Gaul, or of gorillas
and hippopotami. I confess I am cu
rious to learn of one whom all -Shal-lowtown
is talking. Kemember, 1 am
almost a stranger here myself."
"It is simply this, Vi : Sir Archi
bald Stockinham, on inheriting the
Hall at his lather's demise, becoming
his own master, aroused by the explo
rations of Livingstone, uctcrmined to
do Africa. He has done Africa, and
is now returning to settle down at
"Ami find a wife," broke in Vi,
laughing. "I wish him every suc
ccss." "And Vi," smiled Nora, "may prob
ablv carry off the baronet herself."
"Who I 1?" was the reply. "No,
indeed ; give me a real-born English
lad, not a half-baked African. Nora
or Clare must win him, aud I'll d nice
at the bridal."
"I would," remarked Mrs. Beudel
pool, with a sigh, "the thing were
probable; but there's a mystery about
the baronet's selection of a wife."
"A mystery!" and the three young
faces were turned quickly towards the
, i ,, i a ii.. -ii i. ,i
.o less, procccueu me emer lauy.
You know he comes back with young
George Sumner, of the abbey, anil that
it's the Sumners who give this ball as
a welcome home to him."
"Yes, yes exactly. Go on."
"Well, this morning, when Mrs.
Sumner was telling me all about it,
she read me her son's letter, and in it
he writes, in his lively way, you
know, that the baronet is coming to
seek a wife, but that the girl he selects
must possess one peculiarity, rarely to
be found' in fashionable young ladies.
If she fail in this, be she as lovely as
possible,' or "
"Be she fairer than the day.
Or tho flow'ry meads in May,"
chimed in Violet. ,
"Just so, he has vowed never to wed
"But what is this peculiarity?" de
manded two voices.
" That he keeps a profound secret.
Even George Sumner is not taken into
his confidence, further than he knows
this whim, or what you will, was
formed while in Africa."
"Bah !" remarked Vi, rising and toss
ing back her brown hair. "The poor
man has had a sunstroke, or his brain
is addled by the heat of the tropics,
Which hatches ostriches eggs, in my
idea the man fs contemptible who
shows his conceit bv imagining that
he has but to walk into a garden of
blooming English girls and select just
winch he pleases.
"My dear Vi," said Mrs. Beudelpool,
with sententious wisdom, world ac-
mil in. 1 .' IitiiiIiA ltion ia O 1 in rtnaf
VUll a tl-wll lllttU A SB t VilV lys-
young, and with a large rent-roll, and
the blooming English girls are por
tionless, that is very much just what
it is. It is different with you."
"Who have a poor three hundred of
my own," laughed Violet. "Well, true,
aunt. To an independent spirit, it will
aflord a girl to be independent of tak
ing, a husband she doesn't love, and
make, her brave enough to face the
world as an old maid."
And the speaker wandered away,
singing, leaving the trio to further dis
cuss Sir Archie aud his whim.
Violet was the niece of Mrs. Bendcl
pool. Left an orphan, with an income
of 'M0, her aunt had offered her a
home a very happy one, whero she
did pretty much as she liked. She
was dark, small-featured, and not par
ticularly pretty, save in the pleasant,
mirthful expression of the countenance.
The Misses Beudelpool were handsome
and never regarded Vi as a rival, for
though she liked male society, she ab
horred and speedily stopped flattery
The evening of the Summer ball ar
rived. Tire Beudelpool house was in
commotion; the unfortunate lady's
maid was summoned from dressing
room to dressing-room, until she wai
tired out of her life. As the last
touches were being given, Mrs. Bendcl
pool, entered, smiling, holding two
pasteboard boxes in her hand.
"Nora, Clare," she rsaid, "papa had
meant these for Christmas presents,
but he has forestalled them for thii
The boxes opened, the girls gave a
cry of delight each contained a pearl
necklace, with pendant and earrings to
match. They were speedily placed,
and certainly "the Beudelpool girls"
looked, to use a young Oxoutau's words,
"no end of stunning."
"Where is Vi?"
"Here, my dear Nora, quite ready to
admire you," answered Violet, enter
ing, tastefully attired in an amber,
gauzv, lacy fabric.
"Clare, Sir Archie will feel like
"Don't say a donkey between two
bundles of hay, Vi."
"No; like Macbeth, 'How happy
could I be with either;'" and descend
ing to the carriage they drove to Sum
The ball was, indeed, a grand one ;
and Sir Archie Stockingham, a broad-
shouldered, fair, brown-haired, frank,
handsome, bronzed young English gen
tleman vras the lion of the evening,
"Which is but fair," whispered Vi,
"considering the lions had it so much
thpir own wav in Africa."
Vi quizzed him, nevertheless, danced
with him, and said he was very enter
taining, and even, possibly, would im
prove on acquaintance.
The Bendclpool girls, and all the
other handsome girls, danced with him
and declared he was divine I
Sir Archie certainly seemed to havo
the same opinion of his partners. He
was graciousness itself.
"Arn't the Beudelpool girls jolly
handsome, Archie r whispered George
"Yes very, indeed I"
"Well, now you have seen the beauty
of Shallowton, how about your se
lection of a wife ?"
"It is made," was the reply.
"Yes, if the lady will be only kind
enough to have me. I shall ask per
mission to to improve our acquaint
ance, with the ulterior idea of partner
ship, to night."
"But but, the peculiarity?"
"Out of all the crowd here," remark.
ed Sir Archie, "only one possesses it.
Of course I am not compelled to marry
that one; but as .circumstances turn
out, I think I should like to try."
And with that Sir Archie strolled
away, a dance forming, to find the lady
on whose tablets his name was down
That lady was Violet.
They had a very pleasant and chatty
spin just twice around the ball-room
Vi remarked that dancing, like oth
er good things, was to be taken in mod
eration. Then they stood aside, watch
ing the rest. Nora, leaning on the
shoulder of George Sumner, whirled :
by 6oon after came Clare, with a Col.
A pretty, graceful scene." smiled
Archie, "especially to one from the
wilds of Africa, though even here I
find resemblances. The gems and gold
of the ornaments in the ladies' cars, as
they flash by. remind me of the fire
flies as they darted through the dark
Do they recall to you nothing else.
Sir Archibald?" inquired Vi. rosruish-
"How do you mean?"
"That there is a further resemblance :
indeed, that there is not much differ
ence between an African ladv who
wears a ring through the nose or lin
and a European , girl who wears one
through her car. Is it not a remnant
The Baronet gave a great start.
-j.ua i uuuidcs me,
half aloud. "Miss
Fortescue, may I
lead you to take an ice ?"
Before that ice was consumed Sir
Archie "had asked permission, very
humbly, for it was really a case of love
at first sight, to woo Vi, and after a
while had obtained a half consent.
"But," said Vi, shyly, as they return-
ed slowly to the ball-room, "I under
stand the lady you intend to honor "
"Must have a certain peculiarity t"
he broke in. "True. Miss Fortescue.
and you have it."
I ? ejaculated VL starting. "Good
"les," he replied, smiling. "When
traveling through Africa I saw the
hidcousness of the nose and lip-rings
worn by its races. The idea occurred
to me whether my fair countrywomen
considering their superior cultivation,
were any better or less barbarous
than they. And there and then I vow
ed never to wed a woman who had
not the courage and sense to resist
fashion, and to preserve the prettiest
ornament nature had given her sex,
and he looked down at VPs perfect
shell-like ear unmutilated. "Miss For
tescue, I have found that lady? my
greatest trouble now is whether I may
ever houe to win her."
Vi did not give her answer then ; but a year
after, certain it is, she beeaoie Lady Stocking-
ham a reward she used laughingly to aver, for
her superiority of civilization over tbe other
fair ladies of Shallowton.
Among the rare bits of worldly wis
dom uttered by Major Eastbum, one
or the former magnates of State btreet,
whose familiar face and form as lit
stood at his office door at noonday will
be recalled by many, none may be more
profitably considered at the present
time than his comment on making
haste to be rich. "I've stood, here on
State Street," said he, "for forty years,
and I have seen men accumulate for
tunes by speculation, and 1 ve seen
these fortunes disappear. I have seen
met go up in worldly wealth, and go
down, and I've always noticed that
those persons who were content with
slow gains and six per cent, interest
came out ahead in the long run." The
greatest of proverbial philosophers ha
also said, "A faithful man shall abound
with blessings: but ho that maketh
haste to be rich shall not be innocent;'
and again, "He tliat hasteth to be rich
hath an evil eye, and considcreth not
that poverty shall come upon hiiiLK
lie hastens best who hastens slowly ;
not lazily, for there must be work,
backed by energy, perseverance, intel
ligent self-denial, and thorough busi
ness habits. Believers in business im
possibilities arc not as numerous at
formerly. For yeare we seemed to be
living in the atmosphere of venture
and great undertakings, and our whole
industry was tinged with the unearth
ly light, but of late years we have been
suffering from a collapse of these great
hollow ideas, and there is hope for the
return of the staple proserity of ear
lier times. The past six years of de-
Eression has solidified all branches of
usiness. Prudence and economy is
now the motto of the successful mer
chant. The misfortunes of the past
did not come for naught. It is a delu.
sion to suppose that success is attained
by any kind of patent process. Books
are sometimes advertised with such
taking titles as "The Secret of Success."
"TheKoad to Wealth," etc., but they
make the path of success no plainer or
easier for those who are lookin? for a
short road to wealth, power, honor, and
influence. These come only of years of
intelligent labor and devotion to busi
ness, prudence, economy, honest deal
ing, courage, and perseverance. He
that would have true and lasting suc
cess must deserve it. A fortune won
by blunder or accident, by short cuts,
by strategy, or close bargains, is not
success, and is likely to leave its pos
scssor as quickly as it came. Success
must be conquered in a legitimate way.
The man who enters business only for
plunder and gain, with no thought of
his reputation or character, is not
good business man, and is never regard
ed by his lcllows as a successful nun.
The truth is that real success does not
mean wealth, social position, or politi
cal honors alone. To these must be
added honesty, a heartfelt consideration
for others, civility, promptitude ol
thought and action, intelligence, sobri
ety, and every manly virtue. The tnr
ly successful business man is one who
is complete in everything that belongs
to his calling. He has a thorough
knowledge ot what has been done iu
his business, and applies this kuowl-
:.t. . ill! . .
euc v mi untiring uiiigcnce to i tie un
dertakings before him. lie watches
illi.l studies tli markets, tnnwincr
much is produced of the commodity in
Avincii he ueais and the amount con
sumed, he is prompt in decision and
ex cution, truthful in word and con
duct, and keeps his credit unimpaired.
Iu all he does lie commands the respect
and confidence of all with whom he
deal, and maintains a high and noble
character before the world, which is
beyond all price. The principle of the
"survival of the fittest" is nowhere
more applicable than in business mat
ters. The unworthy and incapable are
sure in the lonr run to sink to their
proper level. Traveller.
Nerve-Stretching in Obstinate Sciatica.
At a recent meeting of the Harveian
Society, London, Mr. Pye read a paper
on nerve-stretching. A patient htd
suffered for many years with severe
sciatica, for the treatment of which
huge doses of morphia had been used.
The patient was in severe pain when
not under the influence of morphia.
The nerve having been laid bare, it
was pulled backward aud forward,
forcibly, with from eight to ten pounds
pressure. The wound healed well, the
1ain was lost, and some paresis fol
owed. The paresis wore off, antl some
pain Was felt in the lower leg, but
there was no return of the sciatica.
The patient was able to resume work.
The sciatica was probably rheumatic.
The list of cases of nerve-stretching
yet performed is not large enough to
settle the question of the justifiable -ness
of the operation.
Reminiscences of Revolutionary Times.
We find among reminiscences of
Revolutionary times an amusing
sketch of Admiral Saiidais. "For a
Frenchman he was a good sailor."
My uncle, who was with him,al ways as
serted that Sandais erred, not through
any defect of bravery, but merely from
his desire to approach his enemy sci
entifically, by bearing down upon the
hypothenuse of the precise right-angled
triangle, prescribed in the S7th
"manoeuvre" of his old test-book. But
as the naval committee of Congress
unfortunately understood neither
mathematics nor French, they did not
understand his explanations, and he
was thrown out of service. An unex
pected dividend of prize money, earned
at the beginning of the Revolutionary
War, gave him an annuity of one hun
dred and four dollars or rather, I
think, of one hundred and five, for I
remember he told me he had two dol
lars a week on which to subsist, and
an odd dollar for charity at the end of
the year. He subsisted with the ut
most independence on this scanty in
come, refusing all presents, even the
He was a man of most punctilious
and chivalric honor, and at tbe same
time full of that instinctive kindness
of heart, and that nice sense of propri
ety, which shrinks from doing a rude
thing to any body on any occasion.
Even when he met his bitterest ene
my, as he did shortly after he came to
New York, the man whose accusation
had destroyed his reputation and
blighted his prospects, whom he had
determined to insult and punish, he
could not bring himself to offer him
any insult unbecoming a gentleman,
but deliberately spitting on the pave
ment, desired his adversary to consid
er that pavement his face and to pro
In nroud and honorable poverty
lived Pierre de Sandais for some forty
years, until, in the eighty-seventh year
of his age, he disappeared from this life.
Petrolsum la Roisla,
From an official report addressed by
Colonel Itomanowsky to the Russian
Minister of Finance, it appears that
the principal petroleum depots in the
Russian Empire are to be found in the
southeastern and northeastern districts
of the Caucasus, that is to say, in the
province of Bakou. on the shores of
the Caspian Sea, and in tlie province
of Kouban, in the vicinity of the
Black Sea. According to the state
ments of some Russian engineers, there
are no less than 250 localities within
these provinces where enormous quan
tities of petroleum can be found. It is
said that 100 of these depots, if prop
erly worked, could be made to yield
660,000,000 gallons per annum. The
Bakou oil is thick and heavy, suitable
for heating and for rough purposes iu
general ; the Kouban oil is of better
quality for refining aud for burning ia
No mcdlciuo can be sold iu Paris
which has not bten approved by
board composed of the best chemists
of the city ; uo physician can practice
who has not been examined and ap-
t roved by a board composed of the
est physicians; deadly poisons can
only be sold by persons of good char
acter, licensed by the police authori
ies; there are also a hundred other
regulations to prevent the improper
sale of poisonous, dangerous and adul
terated articles, and to protect the
public health; and, what is better,
they are vigorously enforced. In the
United States and Great Britain, ou
the other hand, millions of dollars'
worth of quack medicines, which no
res nec table Dhvsician would nrescribe.
are widely sold. The most dangerous
Olsons can be bought in any of the
arge cities without restriction.
Water Cresses. '
At a recent meeting of the Royal
Horticultural Society of England, Mr.
Shirley llibberd exhibited a lot of
home-grown water cresses, which ere.
atcd considerable interest among the
members. The display consisted of a
scries of pans, fifteen inches in diame
ter, each tilled with a luxurious
growth of tender cresses. The exhib
itor claims that the pan culture of
water cresses may be profitably pur
sued with the aid of a frame or cool
plant house during the severest winter
weather. The cresses shown were
produced in the course of six weeks,
and had been daily gathered for the
tabic, thus showing how rapidly and
prolific they grow. According to the
testimony of Mr. llibberd auy one
may supply his table with this whole
some and delicious salad any time of
year without much trouble or ex
pense. Hie rapid aggregation of wealth lu
New York and New England is shown
in a striking manner by an inspection
of the books of the Treasury Depart
ment. The savings banks of Massa
chusetts and New York and W. IL
Vandcrbilt own one-eighth of all the
bonded debt of the United States. So
far as can be ascertained, more than
one-half of the entire national debt if
owned in New York and New
A Limerick jury awarded $5,00C
damages to a young woman in a breach
of promise case. Among the witness
es for the plaintiff was a Roman Cath
olic priest, who, it was proved, had
been asked to give a sacerdotal docu
ment, known in Ireland as "a certificate
of freedom," to enable the defendant to
marry his present wife. Judge Dowse
said that he had never before heard of
a certificate of freedom except in the
case of a slave.
A scandal in a church at Marlbor
ough, N. Y., resulting in the dismis
sal of the pastor, is a warning to the
ministerial profession everywhere.
The pastor not only would not sign
the temperance pledge, but kept a bar
rel of beer at his house. When it
was whispered about that he partook
of the beverage at his pleasure, he ad
mitted it openly in. prayer-meeting.
The stewards thereupon voted unani
mously to dispense with his servioes;
and the pastor, receiving another ap
pointment from conference, left Marl
borough with his barrel of beer.
It is a fact not generally known that
silver coins with holes bored or punch
ed in them will not be received at the
Treasury. By punching large hole
in a silver dollar from 5 to 13 cents'
worth of silver is taken out. Individ
uals rarely refuse to accept these mu
tilated coins, as they pass readily.
Manufacturers who obtain large quan
tities of silver suffer the most by the
mutilation of the coin, as the defective
nieces cannot be exchanged for certifi
cates or greenback at the offlce of the
Treasury or Sub-Treasury. Th pen
alty for fraudulently mutilating coins
is a fine or not more than sz.uuu and
imprisonment of not more than two
Mr. Dellaaa, ex-Consul at Jerusalem
makes the following series of denials ;
"There is not a railroad in all Pales
tine. There is not an American mis
sionary in the holy land, nor a Sunday
school. But one Protestant church in
Jerusalem, another outside the walls
and one at Nazareth. Hie Jewish pop
ulation has increased during the last
few years, but tbe population of the
country has more rapidly decreased.
The Jews liave no intention of re occu
pying the land. They go there to die,
not to live. ro Jew around Jerusa
lem owns or cultivates an acre of
ground. The Jews of Europe and
America will never return to Pales
tine unless forced back at the point of
Elegant Hair is woman's crown
ing beauty. When it fades she fades
as well. While it is kept bright, her
personal attractions are still main
tained. By preserving the hair fresh
and vigorous a youthful appearance
is continued through many years.
Those who grieve over their fading
hair turning gray too early, should
know that Ayer's Hair Vigor pre
vents it. and restores gra" or faded
hair to its natural color. It is a clear
and healthful preparation, contain
ing neither oil, tlye, nor anything de
leterious, and imparts to the scalp
what is most needed a sense of
pleasant and delightful freedom from
$curf or dandruff. New Berne (N.