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VOL. IX.--NO. 29.
.COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1878.
WHOLE NO. 445.
Three months, ftOi-. nglc copies, 5c.
Ai.vtn AlTNltKK. lS. Senator. Omaha.
A- 4; Eaudock, lli S. Senator, Beatrice.
Kuaxic Welcu, lUproscntatlvc,Norfolk.
n.vs (Iaubkk, iSovcrnor, Lincoln.
Kruno Tz-cliuek, Secretary of State.
J. B. We. ton. Auditor, Lincoln,
Geo. U. Robert , Attorney -Ceneral.
S. It. Thoinp-on. upt. Public Ins'juc.
IT. C. paw-mi. Warden of Penitentiary.
Dr. J.Ti. Iav!, lrioii Vhy-ieian.
II. 1'. Mhtbwoii, Snpt. Instuiu AylHiu.
Daniel CtinU. r.hlof .lutlrc.
! lilUl,f 1 MHnMta(.t -I lllIirM.
lOt'KTII jmiCIU. IHmTKICT.
W. l'ot. Judge, York.
It. Rece. District-Attorney, Wahoo
LAN' I OFFICERS:
t:. W. Arnold. KogUtrr.Orand Island.
Wra. Anyaii, Kcceher, Grand Inland.
J. (J. lliggin. tiUiity Judge.
John Stnufler, County Clerk.
V. Kiimmer, Treasurer. -(tL ;
Hold. Spielman. herlfl".
R. L. Ko-.sitcr. Surveyor.
It. II. Homy, j
Ir. A. Heintr. Coroner.
S. L. Narrett, Siipt.of School.
S. S.MriUtUterJ .ictipPv0f tlfePence.
llro Millett, (
Clmrle Wake. Constable.
ie. A. Speiee, Mayor.
John Sehraui. Clerk.
John .1. Klckl-., .Marshal.
J. W. Karlv. Treasurer.
S. . MeAliMer. Police .Tud
.1.(5. Kout-ou, Kusiiieiir.
f COt'NCILMKN: '
' lt Hid-J. V.. North,
2- irl V.. C. Kavauaugh.
C. E. More.
SI Ward -K. J. Ituker,
11. A. (Jerrard.
'oInmtnN Wott Offlcr.
(pn on Siiuitys trm 11 a.m. In 12.M.
and frntn 4-.:i) to r. M. ltusines
hours except Suudax A. M. to d r. M.
aJcrn mails cloe at ll:2l A. M.
Weicrn mail" eloe nt 4:20 p.m.
Mall leaver Columbus for MadUoii and
Norfolk, on TuetduvN, Thursdiiys and
Snturdit , 7 A. m. Arrivj-s Mondax c,
Widneda s, and Fridays, 3 i. M.
Fr Monroe," Genoa. WtervIUo and Al
bion, daily except Sunday (5 a. M. Ar
mr, same, 6 P.M.
Fr Summit, riysi.es nL Crete. Mon-d-v.
and Thiirtday8,'7 a. m. Arrives
W:dnrsdar. and Saturdfivs. 7 P. M.
For Itellexillc. Otcoola and York, Tues-
duvs, Thursdays and satnrilnj's, I p.m.
Arrive :.t 12 si.
Kr Wclf. Fnrral and r.ntlle Creek,
Moudavs and Wednesday, C A. M. Ar
rives Tucvdavt. and Friday, at P. M.
For Shell Creek, Nebo, Crcston and
St n ton, on Mondays nt 7 A.M. Ar
rives TiiPhdm s it p. m.
For lid Citv, Tuesdays. Thurdn
and Saturdajs, 1 P. M Arrives at 12
i;. I". Time Table.
Emigrant, No.fi, leaves at
Passeng'r, " 4, "
Freight, " S. "
I reign t. U.
Fiirht, No. 3, len es at
Pn-seng'r, " a, '
Freight. " ', " "
Kinicrant, 7, "
r.:2" a. m.
11:00 u. m.
4:30 a. m.
2:00 p. in.
1 :30 a. m.
Kvervday except Saturday thcthrec
5 incx trailing Chicago connect -with
l. P. trMin- at Omaha. On Saturdays
there will be but one train a day, a
shown bv the following schedule:
" I CAN. W. ) 7thand2Sth.
Sejd . . . "., 1L.VQ. '
' JC, K.I. A P.i 21t
(CH. .V. 1 -l
Oct. . . !., IL LA: P.V 12
let- N. W. lit
th and 2Gth.
(C, R. I, A P.) 2d aud 23d
.W. .. 4.V.W. mhandJWth
V., n.AQ. ) lfith
ir., U. A-O. .in
. 4C, R. LA- l 14th
(C. & N. r, J 2lst
7th and 2Slh.
i i sAnoio.
HAYING EMPLOYED Mr. A. A.
Piruk, of III., h tirst-class blark
siuith, is now prepared to do all kind
of wagon and blacksmith work. Will
make now buggies, wagons, etc, or mend
old oues, antf repair all kinds of r.ia
chincrr. 'utom work a specialty
Good work, promptlv to promise, and
cheap. Call nt the sign of the hore
shoe. Olive street, opposite Charles
Moree's utablc. 42!-3m
Formerly Pari tic House.
This popular house hss been newly
Refitted and Furnished.
Day Hoard per week,
Hoard and Lodging,
o and $6.
Good Livery and Feed Stable In con
nection. SATIS FA TlOX GUARANTEED.
Cenon, Pawnee Reservation, Neb.
Term begins September 1S78. Three
I. Common School.
2. Normal School,
Thorough instruction given in all
branches by able and experienced teach
ers. Opportunities afforded teachers to
acquire experience in the school room.
Large building and tirst-class accommo
dation. For prospectus, Ac, apply to
C. D. Eakestiuv. A. M.,
432-3. Genoa, Nebraska.
$Wr?r?is not easily earned in these
time, but it can be made
I I in three months by any one
-of either sex. in anypartof
the countrv who is willing to work
steadily at the employment that avc
furnisli. jcg per week in your own
town. You need not be away from
heme over night. Y'ou can give your
w-hole time to th work, or only your
pre moments. We hare agents who
ure making over ?20 per day- All who
engage at once cau make money fast. At
the present time raonev cannot be made
easily and rapidly at anv other busi
nci. it costs nothing to trv the bui
iic. Trmi andfTt Outfit free. Address
at nce, n. IIi.vrr & Co., Portland,
Br. J. 8. JIcAb-L-ISTEK,
URGEON AND MEDICINAL DEN-
tit. O&cc oa12tli st--tliree. doors
east of Schilz's boct and (-hoc store,
Columbus. Neb. Photograph Rooms in
connection with Dental Otlice. 215.y
CARPENTER, JOINER," AND CON
TRACTOR. All work promptly
attended to aud satisfaction guaranteed.
Refers to the manv for whom he has
UI1IC WUilV, UB IV I'llico duv ijuaiii,;
W- -A. aL.A3KK
HE-Wnit ana EDie.Br,
COLUMBUS, ITEB. 402-12
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
JSTFor one voir a RESIDENT PHY
SICIAN to the NEW YORK CITY
HOSPITALS. Hlackwcll's Island, N.Y.
Ofllce on 11th St., next to the journal.
WILL repair watches and clocks In
the befet manner, and cheaper than
It can be done in any other town. Work
lea with Saml. Cass, Columbus, on 11th
wtreet, onu door cast of I. (J luck's store,
or with Mr. Weis-enfluh at Jackon, will
be promptly attended to. 41..
NKL&OX. MILLKTT. BYKON JIILLKTT,
Justice of the Peace and
W. MILLETT Ac S)Sf,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Columbus,
Nebraska. N. II. They will give
close attention to all business entrusted
to them. 213.
RYAN & DEGAN,
rnVO doors east of I). Ryan's Hotel
L on 11th street, keep n large stock of
Wines, Liquors, Cigars,
And everything usually kept at a flrst
c!a bnr. 411-x
FOE SALE OR TRADE !
MARES I COLTS,
Horses or Oxen,
SA.III.i: PO.MES wild or broke,
nt the Corral or
423 GERUARD A.ZEIC.LER.
D0LAND & SMITH,
Wholesale aud Retail,
VTEltRASKA AVE., opposite City
JLN Hall, Columbus. Nebr. 137" Low
prices and fine goods. Prescriptions
and family recipes a specialty. 417
JonN IirilER. the mail-carrier bp
twecn Columbus and Albion, will
leave Columbus. everyday except Sun
daj nt t5 .j'clock. sharp, passing through
Monroe. Genoa, Wal.TilIe. and to Al
bion -The hack will call at elthel of
the Hotels for passengers if orders are
left at the post-oflicc. Rates reason
able, ?2 to Albion. 222.lv
Columbus Meat Market!
WEBER & KNOBEL, Prop's.
"EEP ON HAND all kinds of fresh
meats, .and smoked pork and beef;
also fresh Iih. fake sausage a siirc?
ialty. J3J"Renieniber the place. Elev
enth St., one door west of D. Ilvan's
hotel. - 417-tf
IMctrlcIts Zlvnt 3I:irkvt.
WaIilnqton Air., nrarlf opixwltr Court Uontr.
OWIS TO THE CLOSE' TIMES,
meat will be sold at this market
low, low' down for cash.
Best steak, per lb., 10c.
Rib roat, " . ?V.
Roil, " . M. .' . lie.
Two cents a pound more than the above
prices will be charged on time, and that
to good responsible parties only. 207.
J. .A. BAICER,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
JTebraska A re, opp. Clother House.
ISrCasli Paia for Pura. 3;8
V. S. KXAMC-MCJ SLKGi:0.,
COLUMBUS, : NEBRASKA.
OFFICE HOURS, 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to
4 p. mM and 7 tq 9 p. m. Office -on
Nebraska Avenue, three doors uorth.of
E.'J Haker'B grain offlco: Residence,
corner Wyoaiing and Walnut streets,
north ColiimbHs Nebr. i 433-tf
UNDERTAKER, KEEPS ONHAND
ready-made and Metallic Coffins,
Walnut Pictures Frames. 3Iends Cane
Seat Chairs. Keeps on hand Black Wal
nut Lumber. -,
nul!:st Art. cjjMitt CcirtUrui, Ctlisj, Kit
- F. "W. OTT3 -
Book, SUtlOBfrjr, Candx nd Cigar.
OXE DOOH NOBTII OF TOST -OFFICE.
J. C. PARKER, Preprieter.
FIRST door north-of Hammond House
and feed stable, opposite the- old
post-ofiicc. Good work and the best
material at low prices, is the motto.
Satisfactiotugivon or no sale. Repairing
done promptly. JSTFInc harness and
carriage trimming, a specialty. Call
and examine for yourselves. " 406
fftutmium v-" - S&&T
lr.E. I-. SKSCilTYS,
Physician and Surgeon.
SSTOfficc open v
at all hours.
Ioii t Von Hct,"
For ir you do you will ioie money by
purchajioy an expensive Wind Mils
wheirwm can buy one of J. O. Shannon
for about one-haif the money that any
other eost. Call on J. O. Shannon, on
11th treet npposite"Mahlon "ClotherV
storfe, Columbus, Neb. ' 411-13
TTEXRY G. CAKKW,
Attorney and. Counselor, at Lav,
C i. . .. ' - JS.itij
Formerly member-of' the EnRlih
bar; will j:ive prompt attention to all
lnisincfiff entrusted to himln this and
adioininz counties. Collections made.
Orticc one door east of Schilz' shoe store,
corner of olive and-12th Streets. Spricht
Deuteh. Parle Fraricai's. 418:tf
COLUMBUS BRICK YARD,
(One mile west of Columbus.)
THOMAS FLYNN A SON, Propr's.
GOOD, HARD-BURNT BRICK
Alwnys on irn.nl In
QUANTITIES lo suit PURCHASERS
37 1-t f
Is prepared to do all kinds of black
smithing in a woikmanlikc manner, and.
will guarantee to give satisfaction. He
HORSE -SHOEING A SPECIALTY,
and in this branch of the trade will ac
knowledge no peers. Persons having
lame horses from bad sbocimr will do.
well to bring them to him. He only asks
for a trial. All kinds of repairing done
to order. 44l)-3m
E OF GOOD CHEEIt. Let not the
low nrices of j'our products dis
courage you. but rather limit your ex
penses to your resources. You can do
so by stopping at tint new homo of your
fello'w larmer, where you can liud good
accommodations cheap. For hay for
team for one night and day, 25 cts. A
room furnished with a cook stove and
bunks, in connection with the stable
free. Those wishing can be accommo
dated at the house of the under-iirned
at the following rates : MeaN 25 cents;
beds 10 cents. .1. R. SENECA L,
yA mile east of Gerrard's Corral.
SAML. G ASS'S.
Farm for Sale.
ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY
acres i f excellent farm land in Rut
Ier County, near Patron P. O., about
cciii-dibtaiit from three County Seats
David City, Columbus and bchuler;
GOacres under cultivation; 5-acre of
trees, niaple, cottonwood, &c: good
frame house, granary, stable, sheds. Ac.
Good stock range, convenient lo w ater.
The place is for sale or exchange for
property (house and a few acre ) near
Columbus. Inquire at the Joru.NAi,
oflice. or address the undersigned at
'Patron P.O. 403
Blacbmitb and Wagon Maker.
All kinds of repairing done at short
notice. Wagons, Buggies, Ac, Ac,
mado to order.. All work'warranted,
Sli-Mi on Olive Street, opposite Tntter
sal, Columbus, Nebraska. 352
C O i u .11 u s
Restaurant- and- Saloon!
E. D. SHEEffAN, Proprietor.
Wholcsald and Ret11iL.Dealcr.iu
Foreign Wines, Liquors
d6ublhmstou.t,v , 2
scotch and english ales.
$3Ktitucky Whiskies-a Sjwialty.
In their season,
BY THE CASE, CAN OR DISH,
Iltk Street, Soatk of Depot,
Grain, Produce, Etc.
NEW STORE, NEW GOODS.
Goods delivered Tree of Charge,
anyichere in the city.
Corner of 13th and Madison Sts.
North of Foundry. 397
AX OLD SONG REVERSED.
BY KICHAKD HKNRYjSTODDAKD.
"There are gninsifor all our losses"
So I said when I was young.
Tf I ouujr that soiurajrairi,
'T would not be with that refrain,
Which but suits an idle tongue.
Youth has gone, aud hope gone with it;
tione tlie strong ucbire for fame.
Laurels are not for the old;,
T.ike them, lads; give Senq'xgc
What's an everlasting name?
Wheu my Jife was in its summer,
uncrtair woman likeu my look'-;
Now that Time has driven" his plough
In deep furrows onjhy brow? ."ST '
I'm no niorcIn'hergobU'books.'
"There arr-gains for'airour'losscs"?"
Grave beside, the winter sea,
Where my child is, and my hearty ,
For they would not live apart
What has been your gain to me?
No; the words J.sang were idle,
And will ever so remain;
Death, and Aire, and vanished Youth,
All declare this bitter truth,
There's a loss for every gain?
THE FRETTING WIFE.
"Why don't you ever clean your
bootq-011 thescrapor, William ?' said
Jane Lovett toJier husband. " hnd
just made everything nice and com-Ibi-tablp
when you cauiniii ; and now
see llie dirt wherever you've been,
from one side of the room lo I lie
other; and it must just be the same
in the entries and on every Rlair.
I'm completely tired out wilfi bru-li-
iii": and dusting "
"Fret I fret! just so every lime I
come into the house !'' ivas'AV'illiam's
soothing response. "I should think
your tongue would jjet lired."
"I do get tired of'speakiilg to you
about things which niak me' so
much trouble; and yet you do not
seem to mind them at all."
'No; and so much speaking only
makes me mind the le?s."'
'That's just as amiable as you are.
You never care how much I have to
go through, nohliow much I stiller.
Such a continual ellurt for me lo get
along!. 'My life seems a continual
struggle, just for the sake of life,"
and here Jane began to cry.
"What a fuss about a little duet on
the carpet," snapped the husband.
'Xo, it's 1.0I merely that," retort
ed the wife, in crying tone, "but yon
never seem to care how hard and
trying things- may be for me. You
care nothing lor my pleasure or
ease. You know very well I wotiln't
mind the carpet once, but it's just so
all the lime and. ahoiiL everything.
The man wjiosjiook the carpet lat
week said he never should have
tiibuglit that they had been faken up
every year if he hadn't been told so,
for he hadn't shaken such duly one
for four years. Now, why should
our house-be so much diitier than
other people's? You kno,w it'6,hol
"my fault, for I'm as paiticular as
"louvfi got ji new saddle for
your hobby, and there'll be no end
lo your riding.it, .just because! that
old fellow wauled to make a fool of
you, andrget the jobolshakingfyotir
carpets twife'Ti year." A
"lJut, WillianiV'sayl Jane, putting
down the handkerchief faun her
eyes, "why don't y9t1.be moracirc
lul? TVhen I fr' so hard lo jiet
alonjr and keep things nice you
needn't make so much work. lienr
me. lo havo to live with uch a per
son I It would hnvc been better tor
us both it we never hnd met."
Hereupon the husband. William,
departed, leavinir Jane to cry it out
alone., She. sobbed awhile quite
heartily, and mnde herselt believe
-he w-is the most unappreciated, tin
foi lunate anil miserable of beings;
then," like a good 'liousc.wnfe .she
began to think.
"What good does all this do? I
am making myself sick for nothing
my eVes will 'feel so badly that I
can't sew. So she wisely rose and
bathed them, brushed up her carpel
and sat down- tp her needlework.
But she was not in a good'mood, not
repentant, nor forgiving, nor cheer
ful, not even pacific.
She was in little better feeling
when she met her husband at din
ner, but was quite in the humor to
make demands and let her grievan
ces be manifest. The carving was
hardly over when she began : I
'William, did you see about hav
ing the stove cleaned and lined this
morning? Bridget says she cannot
cook with it any longer as it is, and
it makes her so cross I cau hardly
manage her." t . ,
"Hadn't time! I guess you could
have found time if yoti'd tried I've
no idea yon ever thought of it. If
you cared anything for oilier peo
ple, you'd think of them and find
time to sec to things. You find
time for your 6wn matters."
"You seem to know so much, why
do you ask me,? Perhaps you'd bet
ter see to your affairs yourself."
"What hadn't I better do? I do
almost everything now, yet you
never seem satisfied. I suppose I
can go to the stove store, since you
don't seem to be able to do anything
1 i.on't know but I shall have to
go to the tailor's yet to order your
clothes for you. " Well, I waiit to
know if you saw Walker about tho'e
draw.era, as I have so often asked
you to? I am In such need oi'them
I don't know hat to do, Every
thing ife'fn contusion in the closets."
"No; 1 didn't see Walker.".
"Well, when, will von ?"
"I don't knowf"'
-w i it.-.... .. .,,- r a
, i-Tliat I don't know. I khvihlnU!
"Yes. Did vou get a latch tor
Bridget's1 door ?" - J" Vt
a"I asked you to be snreTaiuWe
member it when you went out from
breakfast. Tb,e door is slam, slam
the whole time. I never saw: -anybody
like you. I cannot get any
thing done, aud it's just so always-"
Mr. Lovett ate away unmoved,
and his .wife, not thinking of any
other subject at that moment, fiu-
islicd her dinner in silence.
Just as Air. Lovett was Icnving
tlie dining-room, she called out,
"William, Alboni sinjjs to-night;
can't you take me io hear her?''
"I have an engagement this even
ing," he answered, with his hand
upon the door.
"It's the last night she sings, and
I haven't heard her," paid Jane.
"I can't help it," said William.
"You don't try to help it. Mr.
Linton took his wife twice to hear
her, and they're goingngain to-night.
Airs. Linton thinks she slugs as well
as Jenny Lind.''
"I suppose she has a right to her
"Well, why can't you take me?"
'Take you to a concert, aflcr all
"Anything for an
know I've said nothing but the truth,
and j'on never take me anywhere,
and never did ?"
"No, never!" 6aid Lovett, in a
tone of irony, as he closed the door.
Jane was not disappointed, for she
had no expectation of going to the
concert. She only asked her hus
band to take her in order to try him,
and to show It id what other hus
bands did, and what he didn't do.
She had now so far relieved her
self that she was in a mood for
wholesome thought and reflection.
and she oon began to have some
misgivings as to the light of Ihc
course she had been pursuing, and
also as to its wisdom. liight and
wisdom are, in fact, the same thing.
Jane Lovett was at heart a woman
of good motives and kind feelings,
though, as we have seen, she had an
irritable, uncomfortable temper.
Her temperament was nervous as
that of too many women in these
days our grandmothers would have
called fhem cross, uirly, or, most
likely, scolds and vixens ; but, in
the light of our philanthropy, we
know better dear heaits! they aie
Jane Lovett was nervous she
had too nuidh regard for trifles, a
too-lively conception of evils, ami
little facility in adapting herserf to
circumstances. She was also affec
tionate and imaginative, and in hot
girlhood had formed u high ideal
for her lover.
Her opportunities of acquaintance
Willi her nusoauu uelore marriage
were limited, and so she loved, and
hoped, and trusted he was all she
would desire in a life-long compan
ion aud lord. Yes, lord, for she had
an idea that she would like to look
up lo somebody, lean upon him,
cling to him, reverence him, and all
1 inn son 01 iniiig.
How was she disappointed ! What
a change a few weeks of married
life docs sometimes make of a wom
William Lovclt was a man of very
ood natural feelings and endow
ments, and could make himself very
agrecahlo wheu he tried, else he
never would have won his wife
but he had few of the qualifications
that make domestic life a paradise
for women. Ho had been reared
alone, without any home discipline
and education, and was often
thoughtless and inconsiderate of
others, and sometimes selfish. He
lacked all the useful and convenient,
though unappreciated habits of
order, tidiness nn:l promptness;
and, what was worse for a man. he
even lacked industry and encrgv.
He could rouse himself for an emer
gency, lull it was only for that, and
then he -ank back into hjs fonner
indifferent, careless ease.
Such i character was t-ast of all
in accordance w itli that of Jane, who
was piw-i.ed of . gicat energy, aud
had been J rained to careful ne".s and
industry. ?v. . '.
At first l.e was great I v distressed
in bei di-'ippiiiulmciit, and recently
lamented her fate in bitterness o"t
-piiit but keen feelings do not last
long. She Gradual I v grew- accus
tomed to er lot, and endeavored to
perform its duties faithfully, though
she was not happy, i.nd was very
otten annoyed by the delinquencies
and deficiencies ot her husband.
They irritated her lumper, and she
would complain and fret. This
course had no effect to improve
things. It seldom has.
Ma tiers grew worse year by year.
The husband's affection waned by
degrees, and he became more and
more inattentive and selfish, while
the cares and anxieties of the wife
kept increasing, and with them in
creased bej complaining, and fret
ting. Anunenviablc state of things
most surely. I wonder if it's rare?
After the dinner colloquy we have
given, Jane returned to lior room,
thoughtful and repentant. She dis
coursed with herself somewhat in
this wise :
llT T .
1 urn sorry 1 was so gross at din
ner. William might have been
pleasant if 1 had given him a chance.
What a miserable life we are lead
ing ! I am so unhappy, and things
are growing worse and worse
what may they come to? To be
sure, William is not what I once
thought he was, but that cannot be
helped now he is my husband ; wc
are vowed unto each other till death,
and why not make the best, instead
of the worst, of my lot? And it is
not so bad as it might be, after all.
William might be dissipated or dis
honest, which he is not now. But
who knows what he may become, if
I any longer render his home un
happy. Oh, I am wrong! I know
I ami Let me try to do better!
God help me! Finding fault with
William does not improve him : I
have tried if long enough ; I will try '
what genflene.-s, meekness an en
durance may do. I -hall make him (
tiappicr 111 mat way, ami it is easier
to be virtuous when we are happy
than when we are wretched. It
will require a strong effort and un
remitting watchfulness to overcome
my faults of temper, but is it not
the happiness aud well-being of life
a. sufficient motive? I will make
the effort. I cannot change charac
ter and circumstances, but I will
6uit myself to them."
Jane thus camd'to a wise resolu
tion, which she ought to have made
early in her married life; but it was
in this case, according to jhc old
maxim, "better late than never.''
And, what was wiser than Ihc reso
lution, she began to aot upon it.
Plenty of good resolutions are made
a (aw remembered fewer kepi.
When her husband came home to
tea, Jane was dressed neatly, and,
though there was a clond on his
brow, sho looked and spoke pleas
antly. It was an effort for her to
appear in the same way in the morn
ing, for he was slill moody and
silent, and disobliging, but she re
membered her resolution, and did
not break it.
In the middle of the forenoon he
entered herroom our some errand,
as on the day previous, with boots
unscraped ; she seemed lo take no
notice of them.
"I think I must have made a light
breakfast," he said, carelessly.
Jane soon disappeared, and return
ing, offered him a plate of templing
He looked up at her in surprise.
"Wbat does this mean, Jane?"
"I thought you were hungry, and
I wanted to please you,"' was her
Htf took the sandwiches with one
hand, and, drawing her toward him
with the other, kissed her tenderly.
" hy Jane, we re growing young
"I wish we might grow good and
loving," was her answer, as she re
turned the kiss.
When he was gone, Jane brushed
up her carpet quickly and cheerfully
and it did not seem half so dirty a
ihc day before, though the mud was
much deeper in the streets:. The
boot-scraper was not forgotten again
that day, and, bclore night a man
appeared to put the stove in order,
and Walker called to -ay he was
lorry he had disappointed Mrs. L.
about the drawers; he would have
them done very soon.
Jane kept herself good-natured
and cheerful the next day, and sev
eral other days, although William
often forgot that his boots were
muddy when he came home, and
several limes turned all the drawers
inside out to find what he had loft
at his oflice; woke up the baby with
his loud sneezes; forgot half her
commissions, important as thoy were
to her, and even delayed to order
coal till one dny there was none
with which to cook the dinner.
She schooled herself to patience.
Sometimes, when a murmuring
word was coming, she bit her lips
and kept jt back. Sometimes she
left the room to gather strength and
self-control, but oftenest spoke of
something beside the subject of vex
ation as quickly as possible.
At the end of a week, Alboni's
"last concert" was again, announced.
"Now, Jane, we'll" hear Alboni to
night," said William at breakfast.
"She's going to sing again perhaps
on your account. You'll go, I sup
pose?" "Yes, thank you, but I don't caro
much about hearing her. I'd almost
as lief slay at home with you."
"Why, don't you think she sings
as well as Jenny Lind ?
"No, I don't do you ?"
"Hardly ; but you say Mrs. Linton
docs. We'll hear'her, though, and
When they were leturiiiug from
the concert that night, Air. Lovett
said to his wife:
'Well, Jane, what did vou think
"O, I was charmed."
"Well, did you think she sang as
well as the nightingale?"
"Indeed, I ei.joycd her singing
mon she somehow made me feel
so happy so lull of delight.
Weren't vou delighted?"
'Ytis, I must own
I was; but I
cannot give Alboni credit tor all.
You've been such a dear good girl
lately, Jane" and he bent his lace
v.ery near to hers, I know,t hough one
couldn't see distinctly for the dark
ness. "I really think we're growing
A Cjiootl Daughter.
There are other ministers or love
more conspicuous than a good
daughter, but none in which a gent
ler, lovelier spirit dwells, and none
to which tho heart's warm acquitals
more joyfully respond. S'e is the
steady light of her father's house.
Her idea is indissolubly connected
with that of his happy fireside. She
is his morning sun and evening star.
The grace, vivacity and tenderness
of her sex have their place in the
mighty sway which she holds over
his spirit. The lessons of recorded
wisdom which he reads' with her
eyes come to his mind with a new
charm, as blended with the beloved
melody of her voice. lie scarcely
Knows weariness which her
song-does not make him forget, or
gloom which is proof against the
young brightness of her smile. She
is the pride and ornament of his
hospitality and the gentle nurse of
his sickness, and the constant agent
of those namelcss,numberless acts of
kindness which one chiefly cares to
have rendered, because they are un
pretending but expressive proofs
A poor son of the Emerald Isle
applied for employment to an avari
cious hunk, who told him he em
ployed no Irishmen: "For the last
one died on my bauds, and I was
forced to bury him at my own
charge" "Ah, your honor," said
Pat, brightening up, "and is that all ?
Then ou'll give ine the place, for
sure I can get a certificate that I
never died in the employ of any
master I iver served."
A little boy, carrying home some
eggs from the grocery, dropped
them. "Did you break any ?" asked
his mother when he told ber of it.
"No!" said the little fellow; "but
the shells come off of some of 'em !"
The result of the Octobcrnnd No
vember elections shows that a pre
pondcrcuce of t ho electoral vojc i
with the, republican party. Wo have
prepared' a tablo that gives the
states and their votes as shown by
the elections held up to date-
Florida.. , ......
10 Colorado ,
3 Illinois .
4 Iowa.. .. ,
11 Kansas .
. Michigan v.
5 Minnesota.., ..
8 Nebraskii . -
15 Nevada ....
10 New Hampshire.
3 New Jersey. -7
New York.. , .
Nor"th Carolina" .
5 rennsylvania .
11 Itliodu Islaud
California is not counted because
she does not hold her election until
next year, but there is no doubt but
that she is sure of a good republican
majority, which will add six votes
to the republican column, aud Ore
gon is sure lo come back to the
republican fold in 1SS0, which
would make a grand total of 210
votes, for any candidate that is,
likely to be nominated by theie
publicau nominating convention.
Now let us look into the probabili
ty of the electron being thrown into
the house. The republicans have
eighteen aud the democrats nineteen
states; California elects congrens-
uien next year, and me nicmuers
elected next fall and this, hold over
until .March 4th, 1881, and it is .sure
that California will return a major
ity of republican congressmen,
which will make it stand nineteen
to nineteen, thus making a tic.whcu
the vice-president, galIantW. A.
Wheeler, will take hi.s scat a"s presi
dent of these United States.
This is the natural outcome of a
solid south, of a dishonest financial
policy, and shows that the patriot
ism of the country can safely be
trusted 'when danger to our govern
ment stares the people in the face.
The old soldiers have evidently vot
ed as they shot. Omaha llejmblicun.
What "Thou Shalt .ot Steal'
The thing that is needed is that
the command, "Thou shall not
.steal," should be translated into the
modern commercial life. It ought
to be shown lo begin with that
cheating is stealing; that in every
transaction in which by deceit or
concealment or misrepresentation
a man obtains money 01 oilier val
ues that lie could not have obtained
if he had told the truth, is a di
rect infrccMon of tlie eighth com
mandment; that who gains an ad
vantage by hiding the truth in a
commercial transaction,-- "just as
really a thief, in the sight of God'
law, as he who picks his neighbor's
Then, it ought to be shown with
equal distinctness Unit the command
ment forbids all violations of the
law of trust. He who appropriates
to his own uses properly entrusted
to him for safe keeping is a thief.
He who risks in private speculation
the property which has beeu'lilaced
in his bauds for specific, purposes is
a thief. The boy who spends Ihc
money of his Sunday-school class, or
ot his ball-club, for his own pur
poses, breaks the eighth command
ment. He may intend to replaoe
the money thus taken ; he may
Ihink he knows just where he will
be able to obtain it; but this gives
him no right to lake it. Every pen
ny of it ought to be sacredly kept,
that he may give at any moment an
exact account of his stewardship.
buch distinct applications or the
Bible law of honesty to the affairs
of every day are always needed, and
the pulpit ha3 failed just here. It
is not only true, as the venerable
pastor says, that wc have not made
enough of honesty, it is also true
that wc have not rundo it so plain
ns wc ought to havo done what
honesty requires and forbids.
Specific and elementary teaching
from the pulpit on this point would
be timely aud serviceable. Sunday
In the Cow (uccn V
Cotton has had tbc name of king
on account of the magnitude of its
value to the country; the crop being
woilh more than that of any other
of our agricultural productions, but
our dairy interest now rivals, if it
does not surpass in money value,
the time-honored monarch of the
South, ilr. Sherman Tracy, in an
address to the Western Kedcrvc
Dairyman's Association, at Garret
tesville, Ohio, said that in 1S75 there
in wore this country about 10,000,000
milch cows, which, at $15 per head,
represented a capital of $450,000,000.
In the same year there were manu
factured 203,GG9,381 pounds of
cheese, 825,191,219 pounds of butter,
and 420,500,509 gallons of milk were
sold. Besides this, an enormous
quantity of milk was consumed in
families of which no account can be
taken, but evidently four timc3 the
quantity noted as sold, which would
make the total quantity con
sumed and sold 1,302,002,390 gal
lons. This would make the prob
able yearly yield of the cow iu but
ter, cheese, etc., as follows : Cheese,
203.GG9.3S4 pounds, at 12 cents per
pound. 21,0,32Ij; butter, G2o,19L
219 pounds, at 22 cents per pound,
?137,542,ai8;milk, 1,302,002,396 gal
lons, at 8 cents per gallon, flOLlGO
191 ; and 9,000,000 calves at $1 per
head, 19,000,000. Total, $275,142,585,
as the annual product of our dairy
interests. The value of the cotton
crop of 1875 was scarcely more than
$200,000,000 so that the cow must
wear the crown. Ex.
The only way to make a friend is
to be ouc.
SAVE AND HAVt.
Lesson that is Taught by the Times
- Pleasure of Economy.
Every American workingman, ev
ery American business man, every
Auicricnu capitalist in fact, every
American man aud woman needs
to understand and appreciate the
admitted fact that it is not so much
what a.mau earns as what lie saves
that secures his prosperity. TliU is,
of course, a truism; but it Is not
sufficient to be convinced of "a fart
or a principle it is also necessary
to act upon it in our daily lito.
Micawber perceived tho import
ance of his celebrated formula
which warned him against spending
more than he had, but he failed to
live up to It. It is not the amount
ot a man's income that leads to
riches, but his way of managing it.
There arc a few who are ablu to
earn, but lind no chance; these al
though magnified to an immense
army, aro really a small fraction of
our population. There are muny,
particularly women, who arc com
pelled to live upou what m this
country may be styled starvation
wages; for these there is tnuh to
be said aud done by the wise and
Thcro arc many more who com
plain that the incomes they now
earn are insufficient to support their
families. The majority of thcau
people lose sight of two evident
and important truths first, that the
cost of living has been greallj re
duced of late; second, that "they
might live both cheaper aud better
than they do if they would set their
wits to work in the line of manag
ing and saving.
Let us ask them one question :
Did they save money wheu they
were receiving high wages In flush
times? If not, how were they bet
ter olf than now? Did thev not
develop habits of extrava
aud debt? Are they not
alllicled ndw by the expensive ways
of the rag money era more than by
the narrowness of their iucomes"?
Should a man who used to bo paid
four dollars a dav complain that ho
can now earn but two, when he cau
get, if he will, more foe his two
dollars than he could get for his
four dollars? The general public
of this city, for instance, including
the poorer classes, are in mauy re
spects belter oil" than then.
In matters of health, of cheap and
comfortable living, of transit anil
recreation, there have been many
iniprovements. We will be moru
truly prosperous than we were then
when wc shall have taught our
selves lo use to the bet advantage
what wc have. Up to 1873 wc wcro
as a people living beyond our in
come ; now we must learn the salu
tary lesson of living within it.
The truth is that we are a natiou
or wasters. There are countries, as
has been often said, which would
be well fed on what we throw
away. What an example France
sets to the world! Although so
often desolated and decimated, she
is in a sounder condition now than
lite nation which extorted from her
the five milliards. A knock-down
blow from which France rises with
greater energy than ever, would de
stroy Kngland. Impoverishment
for France results in developing her
productive capacity. In France, as
a rule, everybody works. Everj
body also saves, and that is a fart of
yet greater importance. The French
workinginaii lives within his in
come, and his wife aud children
help him to do so. He also lives
well aud enjop htm-elf.
The great dilliculty with our peo
ple is that an increase of income
only furnishes an excuse for in
creased expense, and that the in
crease of expense is apt to surpj-
the increase of inrrnw. An emi
nent clergyman once aid that he
had found it easier to live upon i
hinall salary than a large one,
because his enlarged expenses hail
thrown him off hia balance. The
clerk who accommodates himself to
ouc thousuud dollars a year, ami
makes it supply all his needs, is
likely to overlivo his income win it
he is promoted to one thousand two
Our resources as a nation are
seemingly incalculable, but wc
should rely more upon our men
thau upon our material. Personal
thrift is necessary to national pros
perity and there is no abiding thritt
which is not based upon frugality.
A man may work and Work but
have nothing. Such a man may bo
loud iu declaring that the laborer is
worthy of his hire, and that he docs
not get enough for his work, when
the real trouble is that he does not
know how to use what he gels. It
is a good thing to be able to corn
much in piaco of little, but it is a
far more valuable art to make .Uip, ,
little, go far. If nothing bptj, ad
versity can teach us tact,, and 'man
agement in our homc(.)ic, Yhc'iife-"
ces9ity of kecnhig". within 'oiir.
iucomes and the comfort and enjoy- ,
ment that are to be -tound in all
economies and cheap pleasuresJheii
wo should be graceful for our les
sons in inu BCiiuoi 01 auversny; ana
for a new enforcement of such Yery.
elementary truths as those we havo
just enumerated. A". Y. Times.
Wha't o'ur great mcnire dofng
Thos'. Riving has been blown up in
a Mississippi steamer. Disraeli is a
tramp at Ottawa. James Madi30ii
has been acquitted of a charge oi
burglary at Stji,oiy"sv Daniel Web
ster, a shoemaker, of Washington,
has' been figuring in a lawsnitabout
a iair of boots he made for John C.
Another important improvement
iu connection with our Western
lake commerce was completed ou
the Fourth of July the Sturgeon
By ship canal, which, by a short
cut, connects Lake Michigan with
Green Bay, Wi3., saving a long dis
taucc of navigation.
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