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JNO. A. MACMURPHY, Editor. j
P E HS EVE U AN r. E CONCJUEIIS.
TERMS: $2.00 a Year.
VOLUME xvi r. v
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1881.
- tST Extra Copies of the IIerald for sale fcy
J. P. Vuu.no, at the Post-Omee New Depot
sliare of the public patronage.
We respectfully solicit an examination of our IIHW SIPiHEMK SOT
I M BIBEGTCRV.
A. S. PAWKl. K. i;. S. Npfiattir. Beatrice. I
ALVTN si A I :iKK."t, i:. S. Senator, Omaha. i
E K. VALI-.S JINK. Keprirsentafe. West Pelnt.
ALPIM'S N . ('K. Governor. Lincoln. !
S. J. ALEX O.DKI!, Secretary of Htata.
JOHN VVAJ.l.ifUN. Auriilor. Lincoln.
. M. T. K I l.H i"!'. Treasurer, l.incnii..
. W. M Snot. Public Ililruetloa.
A.t:. KKNi- liul CoiuntiMnorr.
C.I. DlLWfit'i'lL Attorney (imcra:.
. RKV. C.C. l.AKlClS.CItaitUlnof PeiiitaDtiitry - i
UK. II. P. il i ITIIEWSUN, SupL Hospital tr j
the Inntiitc. ;
S. M AXWEI. I., rhiff Justice. FrfMvat.
4.KI K. I .AX i:, OlitMiia.
AM ASA (Ol'U. Lincoln.
Xrretsri Jttilieint itiitricl.
POi M. Juiiee. Llneolu.
J. 1.'. WATSD.N. rrs?cuUnif-Att'T. Nfb. t'lly.
W. C. SHOW . l.l tK, Clerk UUlnet Cnrt.
A. X. SU 1. 1.1 VAN, County Judge.
J. I. Tl'TT. linty Clerk.
J. M. I'A TI HCSON. Cuutv Treiwiirer.
It. W. H YKK. hrriir.
K. II. WOOI.KY. Co. Sup't Pub. InstrncUwa.
. FA I KM KL1). Surveyor.
P. P. iASS. Coioucr.
HAM'I. i:ici: U;!ist)S. mi. Pleiuii Precluct.
ISAAC VV I !.;. PUttsiiiomh Pieeinet.
"JAMM CKA'VKOP.l). Snutli B-nd Precluct.
Part'es hiiv:? busUiesit wllh tii 'omity
Ct)iiiiniilfH' vs. 111 8ud tt'iu in sjtioo tb
i list Moudjy Tuesday of tilth oiontli. 43tf
City 7iire -tory,
3. W. .loll NSON Mavor.
J. M. PAT 1 LKSON. Tn'!iitrer.
J. I. SIMPSON. City CU-rk.
KRHAllH VIVIAN. Pille J:ulg.
Vv. 1). .IONKS. 'Hiel of Police.
V. K. WHITE, Cliifl of Kiro l-lt.
lt Ward-F. (iOKI)KK. C. II. PAHMKI.K.
2d Ward ii W. KAIKPIELI). .1. V. WKCK-
J.1 Wnrd-D. MII.I.KK. TMOS. POLITICK.
Hi Ward P. M C ALLAN. C. S. DAWSON.
'ylntter- JNO. W. M A liHHAl.I..
l HOY ESS1 0 N A I , -A K I S
lH. U. MKADK.
ril VStCI N and SI'tlliKoS tiftefc 1u PiU!
Ufcrald block, which will be open day r night.
Olt. J. I-. MfCKKA,
nOMOZPATMIO PHYSICIAN. Ordce ever tT.
V.Mat lie W Hardware Store, natt!ioutb, Ne
r. it. l.ivixi;mtox. ji.
VHrsiCIAN & SL'KURON.
OFFICE HOUHS, from 10 a. in., to 2 p.
Examining Surgeon for L-. Pension.
Ci XV. CLI TTER.
Office on Main Street over Solution
M. A. IIAUTKiAX,
AllOItNEY AND SOI.ICiroit. Will Prac
tice in th State and Federal Courts. Kesi
denee, Plattsmoutb. elraka. kliy
COLLECTION'S M. SVECIM.L Tl.
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Rel Estate. Fire In
i.r.ini'f and Collection Ai;eucy.
Oliice in fiu-
leiald block. Plattstuoulb. Nebra.ska
. fsMl fll.
ATTOUNKY AT LAW and keal Estate Bro
ker. Special attention uiven to Colieetioua
and all matters affecting the title to re.il estate.
Oflice on 2d floor over Post Oiliee. I lattsnioutk.
" 1. II. WHKKLF.B Jk. CO.
LAV OFFICE, Keal Potato. Fire and Uf In
surance Agents. Platwnieulti. Nebraska. Col
lectora, tax-payerc. Have complete abtract
of titles. Buy and sell real ett. neifotiate
tA'5. M. ( I1APMA.V
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
And solioiter iu Chancery. ORI' m FiWger-
id H lock.
K. T. WlSOlUM. I. A. CA3trHRL.L.
Attorney at Law.. Notary Public.
- HiDHAII A CAMPBiaL
COLLECTION AND KEAL ESTATE AUENTS
Olncerfvrr W. H. Bauer & Co's Store.
Plat Uiuou Ui. Nebraska. 20'.y
V. L. BKOWXK.
nUKUIKWV A IIMOWXK.
ATTORNEY'S AT LAW. Will practice Ca.ss
and adjolaiuK Counties ; give spvtia: attention
to collections and abstracts of title. Otuce in
Fitzgerald lUock. PUttnuoutli. Nebraska,
If you want any
or - Ornamental Brick.
J. T. A. HOOVER,
LOUISVILLE, - - NEBRASKA.
PLATTS MOUTH MILLS.
P L ATTS MOUTH, NEB.
C IltlSi:!.. lr.plfri
Fiour, Corn Heal $ Feed
Always on hand and for sale at lowest cash
J .rices. The hi??iesi price pant for Wheat and
,'orn. Partii-i!i.r attention given custom woik.
Make Irom s-J lo ?;o in r f-k elillK Koodsfor
K. O. KlOEol T A CO.. 10 Barclay Miert, New
York. Send for ca!:.lsne and teiniH. 22ly
J. F. BAUMEISTEK
;Fhrn:?.i.e Pnn-h. Iure Milk,
ui;!,! vrm:i i4ii.v.
Hpecil enil utunrtrd to. and Frel; M.k
from s:ui:e eo-. tnri:l-l:ed when wjhted. 4!y
MA.CH I N E S IIoJ'S !
Repairer of SUant Engines. Ijoi'rr.
SaUf and Grist MUb
UAM AM HTKAM nTTHc.)..
rroubt lr'fi Pipe. Force :!d I.iff Pii-s.S'ri
tiaiutef. Safety-Valve Governors. Mud ii
kl...'s oi Brass Engine Fitlini:.
repKired ou short iiotive.
Tu J iV.m - ; i fi'-j-ui
tlie Spring -Campaign without any old Shop Sleepers., ami are tlius enabled to sinow a iaw and clean stock
adapted to tlae season. ' We are making additions weekly to our immense stock of JMen : Ogatas' and
ren's C5ILTMIIMI and casa fit yen all regardless of sise5 and nope oy '"liberal dealing77 to merit a contnaneI
can and will "undersell5 all competitors fey S
and see that we mean business.
DOOB TO CABBIJTII'S ZtTZEW JBWBLEY
B. & M. R. Jt.JTime Table.
Tuking Hfevt December 5, 18S0.
tOU OH AHA FKOM
l.eat-S 7 :70 H. hi.
2 :43 p. in.
" 7 :J0 at. nt.
FHllil OllA It A KOU
I res P :M a. m.
C :6ft Jt. in.
" 7 ; - "
Anlves 8 :3u a. m.
" 4 :oo ;. in.
9 :10 a. lit.
AiTie. :W a. la.
' 7 :M f. m.
9 :0 " "
F OK THE WEST.
I.envs Plaltsmoutli 9 :20 a. m. Arrives
in. cin. U 3 . in. ; Arrive Kearney, 7: 40 p,
, leaves Pialt-iuiuutli at ?2o v. n
uj lives ut
1 Lincoln t 9 :."0 p. in.
i Kreicht le.tves at 8 :50 a. m. and at 8 : 10 j. in.
: Airivn at Lincolu at 4 : 65 p. hi. and 2 : a. in.
FKOM THE V'KST.
! leaves Kearney. 8 a. in. I-aves l.im oiu,
; 1 .00 p. in. Arrives I'ktttsniout'.. 3 :M p. in
! I.eaveti Lincoln at 6 :V R. ni.. arrives at
I PlatlMiii'Uth 8 a. in.
j Pi:igtil leuvijH Lincoln at 12 :0.". p. in. and 6 :4o
I p. in. Arrives at PlaltMnwutli at 5 ;35 p. in. and
; II :.V.p. ni.
Pacsenger trains leave Pluttsinoudi at 7 00 a.
in.. 8 05 a. m., 3 40 p in. and arrive at Pacific
Jnnctiea at 7 30 a. in.. S 30 a. ni. and 4 10 p. ni.
FKOM THE EAST.
Pasxencer train leave Piielfle Junction at 8 30
a. in.. 6 45 p. m.. 1000 a. in. and arrive at Platts-
niouth at d (Hi a. in., 7 15 p. in. and 18 30 a
U. V. ii. It. Tfmo Tabic.
Tnhittj t'.ffrct Suntlay. Iterrmhrr S. Itm.
MTKrtT. I STATIONS. - i KAST.
5:15pm j HASTINGS. 12 :10a in
ti:: ! -AYK. ! 11:05
7 :V5 ! I'.LCE HILL. ' 14 :i
:2o COW LKS. I ! :W
.".6 I AM HOY . 8:25
mo i I'.EU CM"CI. i 8 :i0
10:15 IN WALK. :M
.:i o KlVEIMON. 0 :1
II :4m I KKA.1KI.IX. i 5 :lo
i2:lnpns ; PHMMlNiT; ; 4:45
12:i5 N A PON EE i 4:10
1:23 I UEPCBLtCAN j 3 Aft
1 :lu ! A Ltd A ; 2
2,1 I OKI.KANS ' r. K"!
:.',:i OXHIill) I 12 :.:.oani
5 :Kt I A I'.A I'Ai.OE ; U :U
AllKIVAI. A.l HKl'AKTI ItK !'
I'MTTMHUI YH II AIL..
7.30 p. III. I
y.30 a. in. I
M.oo a. ui. i
s.:k p.m. f
it. oo a m
7.30 p. in.
10.30 a in. i
7.34 p. in. f
11.00 a in.
ll.oo a in.
Nov. ia, 1 x
j 7.00 a. 111.
I 3.00 p. III.
1 8.50 a. m.
fi.15 p. IU.
a.oo p. in
7.co a. m
1 7.45 a. m.
" 2.00 p. in.
l.oo p. in
l.oo p. in
WEST Ell V.
r- KKI'lNG W'ATKK.
J . W. Marshall. P. M.
IF IIR, S T
OF PLATTSMOUTII. NERRASKA.
lOON FlTZOERALD .
E. O. llOVKY
A. W. McLaughlin.
JONH O KOI KKR
This Bank Is now open for busines at their
tew room, corner Main and Sixth streets, and
U prepared to transact a general
Stack, Bondt. Geld, Goveramenl and Local
BOUGHT AND SOLP.
Deposits Received aiul Interest Allott
ed on Time Certificate.
Available in any part oi the United States and
In all the Principal Towns and Cities
a c; i:ts t on tiik
is man Line and Allan Line
Pci.sou wishing to bring out their friends from
PUKCHASK TITUKTS KHOH 18
Ttiroiih to I'lattsiaeutli.
WBBIie WATER BANK
of .:e:i iiros.
Thl Bank is now open for the transaction of a
Banking Exchange Business.
R',,.-oived. and Interest allowed ou Time Certi
Drawn, and available lu the principal towns
and cities of the United States and Europe.
Agen's fur the celebrated
Haim Liie of Steamers.
Purchase your tickets from us.
Through from Europe to any
Point in the West.
REED BROS.. 21. t V.'eeping Water. Neb.
d bj wtnla of Mtainarau7
,r dutu 14 lt work. t rm- I
tor brmta norro o4
If yea r jomaf a4
tltcntlca r t"i
n4 T 1b1. aid or
poor taltt or tenfula
mk. nly o Hop
wuMmiam frofa aay la
avoa i it too aro -romaaT,
uut tea W Mcs
- TtonwiW Ola aa
forat r Kid nmf
ii ! tEak mht
ha beao nimiiil
by a !! aaaot
o. u o.
to aa ahaorata
or mj ImriH"
pty wk ojtd
Ui It ma v
Ifo. ft has
bio a a r for
aaa of opma,
w .rr V
v 1 n
to onr entire satisfaction in closing out our Winter Stock, we
KTC. KTG., KTC.
Of All Descriptions.
METALLIC BURIAL CASES
' WOODEU COFFIUS
Of all sizes, ready made and sold cheap for cash
gjr FIJSIE HEARSE
NOW KfcAlik tOltSfciiMCE.
Willi many thanks for past patronat I
invite all to call and examine my
LARUE STOCK OF
13tf. ITllTi nCAU tDKPIXH
W. D. JONES,
Suecee f-ot to Jones & Agnew J
Again takes charge nf the Old
Brick Livery Stable.
The old Bonner Stables, in PlattMiiouth, are
now leased by W. I. Jones, and he has
on hand New and handsome accommodations,
in the shape of
HORDES, CARRIAGES, BUGGIES,
I am now prepared to keep HOUSES
FOR SALE TRADE!
Train and Break Colts
On Reasonable Terms.
Th;;t wiiii plenty of room (that every one
know I have) in my table. I can pet Farm
er wtock iiii'l waaons. loao ot nay, ec, uiuler
cover, u l)-ii' they will keep .Irv.
Thai.ki nr all the old patrons for their liberali
ty. I so;i.;it their trade for the future, Hatisfied
t ti it I can accommodate them better and do
better bv them than everbefore.
r01y' r. D. JONES.
f LIN CABlr
Sole Appointing Agent for
The I'nrlvnlled Mason A Hamlin
A!o State Apent for the Henry F Miller and
W. C. Emerson Co. Pianos. t
at office. Sixth, one door south of Main St. - "
Will do well to examine onr
New Mason & Hamlin
Readings! Hecitations! Elocution!
703 Chestnut tl., Philadelphia.
Thl liVf It aiii form with tht 8Hm.u I eontifo ma
lh?r ut'j'.'ir tp!Bdii DfUatlM " KrodiHsaj
amWaiss Wcatiateat. Oratory, f ataaa. Ilaaaar. Fan.
! . Pnr.30ct-mulclfm. hulJby IWolMllcrm.
Brarr y who ftpemXa piree. avery atmber of a LTeenai
wHa Tun Bnatathlna New ra-:te. hanl4 fct taa
V aalaftaa. Clna rau-i in l FbM lat or facu-nu fK
Jf OME TREATMENT
-TT a certain cure for 4rvO!.
tTg 'SjT Debility, Seminal Weak
rress. Impotence, etc,
" ho Bee: pea ed la my Vractice for 25 TeF r
in 1 an 1 Hue Crated book of 60 pares friviag fa'-i J".
iC T. WILLIAKS. 435 K. Bilert
. .u-iuciurwii-irauiiKiii, sent Tree, jaar-r
L 170 SEEDS
Af oot auld m
can cot tLam ba nuil
lo-oa and Pi
1 1 " I ' - a?7 Sr "W'V I
RBI 1 1 ti
THE BEST !
LEAD ALL OTHERS !
Every Style & Price.
Guai'antced TJ11 e cAxi al c tl
lajraremeats ani Cc-",-.-.?-. :.
For Sale ia Every City and 2t
la the Unitod Statot.
ana by V. V. M AT II E VS.
GROCERIES OF ALL KINDS.
Large stock cf
BOOTS and SHOES
CLOSED OUT AT COST.
and in fact everj thing you e.in call for in
the line of
CASH PAID FOK HIDES AND FUKS.
All kinds of country i.ioduce taken in ex
change for goods.
A. G. HATT
JUST OPENED AGAIN.
New, Clean, First Clts Meat Shop,
onMain Street Comer of 5ll;, Plattsnionth
Everj'I'ndy on lia"nd for fresh, tender meat.
ARE PAID 0Trr aoldirr diMl4 la
. acoidaat or otherwi. A
or eye. KiPTlKE. if but .h.l.t a,
rt Bi.il Dim Kind.loM ot Bnarr. too
dftaara or Varlcaoc Vrlna a
tension. I BJ- b.w law UxxiMsoa ara
rnt.iW to a icereaaa cf cxo'loa.
moaa. orphana and drpeadenf fuUirr
wvHiflii oi lomier. nn fi-i m in
arinr art a prniion. BOl'XT Y ln
charaa fr wnand, inlnrii-s or mptorj,
a Tea fall bsontT. Snd 8 junji f reopr
rmiion mil Bini Attj. AoOr'n
P. H. Fltzeernld & Co., Claim
Aurnta. Indini...llj. ml. W a rrftrta
F. A.W.I-nri.. Irea t Indiana Bank'-r
and K.K. Krnittv.l'vv'ir rf-
Tcnk. Iioth vf ladiaaa.uiis. Xauiat .
J0TTCX Kewi for Boyi and Girls ! 1
Tounf and Old! I A NEW IN
VENTION juat pateoUd for tham,
for Home nae I
Fret and Be roll Sawing, Turning,
Boring, Drill ing .Orindin a, Poliahisg.
Scraw Cutting. Prica K to $50.
I Send 0 centa for 100 Daeea.
XFH&AIM BaVOWJT, LoiraU, aUaa,
A CWtJ- ti .t t i;it:f-"a. uiB inewH
C VH.'V fU li e L . .-t. j ka-ll laSav
.;H--.rc.a tT Vria kuu., Lv sub.- r.j titto.
1 1 .1,-1 r. K ill r:l ret rcj.,- . r -rui. i , ff
gir I nl m'.tl i. nrr a wcriirf vei ?!4M rmtK.
A-- li :.I ATK.AL HB.iOC.1 ol.cit. Lt.ai, iia.
i. rVinM. rro ui ui Hair, WLaaara ot'at ualacLwi
aaoi9n d Ccr., S CUaton jcc, WraTaT.
CUI.TL'KK OF I LOtt I'liS.
Ilelivi'rea liefore tha Iiirwers
tute at Weeping: Water
Marrh 1st, IMS1.
Thnse vvlio first came to these prai
ries of the vvfst, tel! us lliey were bril
liant with flowers of every hue; that
'liia'ny a flower wad born to blush un
seen and waste its sweelfiess on the
' deseri air." Uut they Lave fallen be
tore the Aow of the fanner, and even
w here the native soil still remains un
; disturbed, they are disappearing, and
! many kinds are i.ow very rare, if not
extinct. Therefore if we wisli to r
; tain these ilts of beauty, that gave
j such a charm to this lair laud, we
j must cultivate flowers. l'oets have
! well -.railed them The Smile of God,"
I and "1'he ln try of Earth." We all
have enough auil ur.se in our lives.
, In welcome buie of its poetry;
i know fanners or thtir wives have
time to spend m useless thinj.s, but if
we can be assured of value received.
(DcboiiiI ! !
in cultivating flowers, then we look at j deadly pale, and his eyes, turned tremb
them with more complacency ; we con-' upward, w ere wet with tears. As
tend it pays in many w ays. A taste- j 'a he had not spoken. The silence
ful arrangement of llowers. vines and ; could be felt; il hail become absolute
shrubery adds a money value to anv ! b' painful until at last the spell was
place; if we want to mako .-ur homes j broken, as if by an electric shock, as
the dearest spot on earth to our chjt-; his rich toned voice syllabled forth,
dren, and keep them l mm wandering i 'Our Father, which art in heavenetc,
away from the pure and healthful in- with a pathos and fervid solemnity
Ihiences of farm life, we must make that thrilled all hearts. lie finished;
our homes attractive; what child
would not love a home where llowers
were growing indoors and out, when
they were interested in their cultiva
tion, by assisting in training them,
and the vines climbing over the doors
and windows, inhaling their fragrance
and rejoicing in their beauty. But
the garden is also a sanitarium; few
people know what powerful curative
forces are to be found there. Every
tree and tlower breaths in sympathy
with animal life, and every plant there
1 offers its service to any pair of lungs
ready to receive.
Wealthy invalids seek health among
the mountains, or by the sea; but to
thousands, wearried and worn, this
pleasurable way of seeking health is
impossible, no money to spare, no
time, they are shut up to home duties.
But why sigh for the mountains when
we have the invigorating forces with
in our reach; when the fresh air and
sunlight are wailing to breathe their
blessings upon us. Very many nerv
ous affections would be relieved by an
interested cultivation of dowers;
house plants in w inter and correspond
ing plants and shrubl?ry for summer
growth. The above suggestions are
not mere theory. We have seen the
slender woman, worn and ill, become
interested in her llower garden, and
the pale face flush with health, before
the lir.it se.ison was over.
lint there are obsticles in the way;
and truth jmk! candor compel us to
notice some of these peculiar to Ne
braska; first the want of fences, and
These indispensable adjuncts to a
western farm, have a well rooted and
grounded objection to the cultivation
of flowers. Many an amateur flowerist
has yielded to vexation and despair,
when they have seen their beautiful
llower beds destroyed, and the result
-of so much care and toil a heap ol
ruins. But I forbear. Language can
not do it justice. Much might be said
about the various kinds of flowers,
those best adapted to general cultiva
tion, and experience in their manage
ment, but others here being so much
better qualified to speak on these
prticulars, we leave them to be
brught out in the discussion of this
Weeping Water Notes.
Iloggett & Coglizer are at
again with their drill. Have finished
rock, 14 feet
menced on a new well for Dr. M. M.
O. Burgess' new meat market is fin
ished. W. J. Burgess is putting up a build
in f, kind of business not quite deter
E. L. Beed has gone to Chicago.
C. Thorngate is on the sick list, and
A. L. Marshall just recovered from a
sl ort sickness.
That "White Hal Man," who went
south last week, has returned. Lit! sad
to relate, returned ali ne.
Fleming & Hace ale nuikil.g jii;,il:
lic prepat J.ticlis to pnl up ti-eii new
store building, 22xbO; w;ii describe
building better next week.
Yours in haste. Thixy.
Kingzett is inclined to believe that
ozone and bydn gen peroxide are pro
duced at t'ie same time when atmos
pheric nir is drawn over phosphorous
partially immersed in water.
DE and low
lineth ami the Lord's rrnyer.
When the elder IJ.iutli was residin";
i in H iltiiiiorp ii liious. uili.uiH old ueii-
j tlemaii of tiiitt t itv li?aring of his won-
derf'ul I'ovvtr of eloeuUon, tine day in
vited him to dinner, although always
deprecating t he stage and theatrical
performances. A large company sat
J down at the taMe, ai.d on returning to
the drawing room one of them asked
liooth us special favor to them all. to
repeat the Lord's piajer. He signified
his willingness to gratify them, and all
eyes were tixtd upon him. lie slowly
and reverently arso from his chair,
trembling with ihe burden of two
great conceptions. He had to realize
the charac:er, attributes and presence
of the. Almighty Ueing he was to ad
uiess. He was to transform himself in
to a poor sinning, stumbling, benighted,
tuedy sunplicant. effering homage.
asking bread, pardo.i, light and guid-
! ance. tays one ot the company wiu
was present, "It was wonueiTui to
watch the play of emotion that con
vulsed his countenace. He became
wjts heard, nor a muscle
silence continued: not a
moved, in this wrapt audience,
until from a remote corner of
the room, a subdued sob was In aid,
and the old gentleman (the host) step
ped forward with streaming eyes and
tottering frame, and seized Booth by
the hand. VSir,' said he, in broken ac
ceuts, 'you have afforded me a pleas
ure for which my future life will feel
grateful. I am an old man, and every
day. from boyhood to the present
time, I have repeated the Lord's pray-
r; but I never heard it before, never!'
You are right,' replied Booth, 'to read
that pra er as it should be read, caused
me the severest study and labor for
thirty years, and I am far from satisfi
ed with my rendering of that wonder
ful production. Not one person in ten
tlieusin 1 comprehends how much
beauty, tenderness and grandeur can
be condensed in a space so simple.
That prayer itself sufficiently illus
trates the truth of the Bible, and
stamps upon it the seal of divinity.' "
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j .Spring is fahly with us, spring birds
ditto. Still the Iraffl ; in raw hid-s u
not 1 ..( as ci tle continue t die
fi .m tin- t If v. s oj
the shvi i- cold
W nihi l.
Farmers ;ne sowing small
. w ith almost a certainty of a good crop.
Some claim hunters have arived,
ard hosts more of them coming.
J We are iiavh g quite a s nsation
ver the nppeasance of superiiatura1
light3 of vai ii us forms and actions in
; the hou-e of one of our bachelor
; friends, in liie still hours of darkest
i nights, only. Awaiting a solution.
which weaieafter. jours truly.
K. S. Cuild.
are mow prepared to enter
Webster says "to adorn" is to set off
to advantage; to render pleasing or
attractive." Then the adornment of our
homes is that which renders them
pleasing ur attractive or sets them off
to good advantage. That is we adorn
to make beautiful. But what are the
uses of beauty ? 1st, to please the
senses, f ne eye and the ear, and there
by induce an agreable state of mind
making one more at peace with him
self and his surroundings, In this
respect the beautiful object must be
iu harmony with the- attainments of
the one to be pleased. Thus a picture
which may please an uneducated
youth may be an object of positive
dislike to an artist; or the song the
school girl sings grates harshly on the
ear of the finished musician.
2nd. The training of the eye and
ear, and through them tho intellec
tual faculties, and the moral nature.
In this second use object of beauty
should be the most perfect of its
kind, for it is by familiarity with per
fection that we learn imperfection.
Until the farmer used the perfect
plow, he never knew how imperfect
thy old one was. So by the daily
contemplation of a beautiful object
we learn what beauty really is, and
are unconsciously brought up to a
higher intellectual level. Following
out. these theories why should we adorn
our homes? First that the life we
spend iu them may be more cheerful.
Second that we may be induced to cul
tivate tastes and faculties that would
otherwise become dwarfed, that chil
dren reared in such homes may reach
higher intellectual attainments, that
we may feel daily that there :s some
thing better than food and raiment.
Now, what adornments reach the de
sired ends? In order that our lives are
made more cheerful by them, they
must be of a nature that shall pleas
antly occupy a part of our time and
thought in making or using them.
Let the children be taught to make
pretty things for the home, and they
will soon learn to do it cheerfully and
take pride in it. What boy will not
take pride in making things when
even his first exploit in making a
stool, a stool a little shaky in the legs,
and a little uneven in height is cor
dially received with "That is very
nice, I have some cloth that will make
a splendid ctv.jr; I think I would
cut that leg about half an inch shorter
and you had better put a nTi.il here
and one there, then this evening we
will cover it in red and black and you
can have it in your own room." Now
that little shaky stool is really an ar
ticle of adornment in his own room
his home. And from this can he
not be led to use taste an I skill in
making many useful and le.iliy beau
tiful articles of furniture or ornament
in the house, and as he giov s older
the larger and more substantial things
needed in the dooryard to malce I hat
attractive? Remember that a love
for these things not only makes hi m
happier and more cheerful in ym.:
home, but fits him to make and enjoy
a happy home of his own. Then the
making and caring for , these
things teach him many lessons in
economy and carefulness.' It not only
makes the home more attractive, but
it adds to its cash value if one desiras
to sell to have in the nicely sodded
dooryard pretty trellises with climb
ing vines, a litile arbor or summer
house, evergreens plainly and fantas
tically trimmed, llower beds neatly
bordered with rustic edges and other
beauties winch a cheerful mind will
learn to invent and make with almvst
no cost except a few odd hours woik.
A family of growing sons and daugh
ters will bemuch more likely to re
main cheerfully in a beautiful home
even if that beauty is extremely cheap
and simple. And when we see the
sous taught to make and keep home
beautiful we shall not hear so much
complaint that farmers' sons and
daughters do not want to stay at
home, that they hate the farm, and
want ther business, so that when they
are grown to be eilicient their parents
are left to get along as best they can
without them. We speak particularly
of sons for if J.hey take real pleasure
in their homesurronndings the daugh
terssuiely will. Audit isa mistaken
idea that on tlu mother and daughters
depend all the attractions of indoor
life; for how many girls make pretty
tidies, rugs, cushions, biackels and
ether things, having them ready to
make their own homes pretty, and
then find but little room to display
them, or that they are called trash by
their husbands. The sons mnst be
taught to appreciate all that is dwne
to make home pretty, then it will be a
happy home. They must learn too
that a well laid table with its clean
cloth, shining dishes and knives, and
glass and silver if it can be afforded,
is an adornment to home which they
cannot too hisjl ly appreciate. It not
only makes the nicely cooked food
taste letter but the cheerfulness such
beauty induces adds greatly to our
health. But the hurried tired wife
and mother is so overworked that she
cannot find time to make the dining
table and herself pretty enough to be
home adornments. Can't she if father
appreciates it and kindly notices In r
clean collar and pretty apron, and sets
the example before the boys and hired
met. of being clean and careful and
putting mi a clean thin co.it (even if
it is an old one) when he comes to the
table well washed and combed? Then
cannot some one get a boquet "perhaps
of wild flowers or autumn leaves and
beiiies) to brighten the table, sure
that it will not be considered useless
or in the way.
When farmers and their wives learn
to adorn their homes with articles of
beauty, about which they can teach
their childl'ou useful practical lessons
then may we expect to find our best
educated men and women among
farmers' sons and daughters, as they
have better facilities for such prac
tical education than any other class of
But some of our home adornments
must really cost -money. So what
shall we buy? Buy just what we need
and nothing more, remembering our
souls and minds need food and rai
ment as well as our bodies. We need
furniture, pictures and books; not be
cause our neighbors have them, but to
supply the desires of our higher moral
natures. These we liuut buy with
taste and economy or we cannot afford
them at all. That is we would be bet
ter off without them. A marble-top
stand, a piece of good statuary, a
costly oil painting are each beautiful
iu their places, but they would look
out of place in a room with batteied
walls, ragged carpets, broken marred
furniture, or a rusty stove. Better
leave them out for we do not need
them so much as we need a bright
carpet, (though it be a home made rag
one) a few really good pictures, and
plain substantial furniture with
plenty of books. Good' pleasant and
instructive books are never out of
place in the family sitting room, and
should be there as an unfailing source
of pleasure to all. Then if we have
musical talent iu the family and can
aiioru to cultivate ir, we need an or
gan or other musical instrument, but
unless it can be used iu training the
ear to hive harmony rather than dis
cord, it will be no adornment in the
house and is not needed there. One
of our neighbors, an English lady says,
"when I see a house with vines grow
ing ni it, I know there is peace in that
home" and if house plants are con
sidered as emblematical of peace, they
certainly must not be omitted while
furnishing our home To be sure
they cost care time and money, to pro
tect them from the frost, but they will
amply repay it all by adding so much
cheer to our homes.
Many suggestions might Le made
with regard to the architecture of the
house and its situation on the farm as
fanners can command superior ad
vantages in this respect. A pleasant
outlook from the windows adds much
to the cheerfulness within doors, and
can really be counted as a part of the
home adornment, as it certainly rests
and refreshes one very much to look
from the care and toil and housework
to pleasant fields and beautiful
scenery. We find then that nothing
ia out of place in our homes that helps
us to love them or desire to make
them better or that cheers us in our
daily toil, and that we need every
adornment that will help love and ad
mire the beauty with which God has
adorned our earthly home, and will
help us lift our hearts and desires to
the heavenlv home adorned with
the Glory of God.
Farmers' Meeting nt. Hastings.
There was a full attendance of far
'.iiers and others at the Alliance meet
ing, on Saturday, at Liberal Hall. The
proceedings were orderly, the business
w..s done in very parliamentary sh;.pe,
aud the speeches would do credit to
Very naturally, they had looked
much more closely at their side of the
question discussed, and the intensity
with which they had looked at them
very likely shut out a full comprehen
sion of the considerations beating on
the other side. But this is only what,
is incident to the discussions and spir-
it of any gathering of a particular
profession or class in society.
There is precisely the same reason
for farmers to unite in organizations
tor their own improvement or benefit
as there is for such organizations of .
editors, lawyers, doctors, or teachers.
And there is no reason why they may
not reap as. much advantage from
such organization as any ether class.
Indeed, we are inclined to believe that,
inasmuch as they have not availed
themselves of the advantages of orga
nization so much as some other class
es, there is therefore somewhat more
room for advantage in that direction.
Like all others, in similar conditions,
they will find it imposiblo ts make
every body else see things just as they
do; and, after a time, they will cease
to feel that anybody is necessarily
wrong iu head or heart who does not
exactly agree with them. It may even
happen that they will, by and by, look
upon some of their present views
as a little one-sided and chimerical
and come to regard them somewhat
as the grown up man does the theories
of his budding boyhood, when he
thought himself so much wiser than
But these farmers on Saturday, cer
tain;' did credit to themselves and
their profession. Friend Hill threw
out some sentiments savoring some
what of communism and independent
politics. But they manifestly were
not the sentiments of the majority.
They brought out protests from sever
al quarters, both in the meeting, and
after its close.
We therefore bid these earnest
farmers a hearty God speed, and trust
their organization may steer clear of
the rocks aud quicksands on w hich so
many similar organizations have foiin
uered, and tend powerfully to raise up
and produce what, seems to us the best
type of humanity not a "gentleman,"
fin the ordinary limited sense iu the
country, but in a br&ader, truer sense,
a race of Country Gentlemen a race
of stalwart cultivated, refined, pros
perous tillers of the soil with broad
shoulders, strong intellects, compre
hensive views, a sensitive consc ence,
and unpolluted, honest hearts. Has