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VOL. IX.--NO. 30.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1878.
WHOLE NO. 446.
E-Offlce In the JOUENAL building,
ETlcvcntb-bt., Columbus, Neb.
Trusts Per year, ?2. Six months, $1.
Three months, 50e. nglc copies, Be.
AL.YIK Saunders. U. S. Senator. Oraalui.
A. S. Paddock, U. S. Senator, Beatrice.
FitAXC Welch, lteprc8entative,Norfolk.
Silas Uaiiber, Uovcrnor, Lincoln.
Uruno Tzichucfc, Secretary of State.
J. B. Weton, Auditor, Lincoln.
J. C. McBride, Treasurer, Lincoln.
Geo. II. Roberts, Attorney-General.
S. It. Thompon. Supt. Public InRtruc.
II. C. Putvaon, Warden of Penitentiary.
cSlubiSS. lrison inspectors.
Dr. J. G. Uarls, Prison Physician.
II. P. Matbcwson, Supt. Insane Asylum.
Daniel Gantt. Chief Justice,
GeorKe 11. Lake,! A0CiRtc Judges.
P. Harwell, J
rouirnt judicial district.
G. W. Post, Judge, York.
M. B. Rrcie, District Attorney, Wahoo.
K. W. Arnold. Remitter, Grand Inland.
Wbj. Anyan, Receiver, Grand Ulaud.
J. G. HieKlns, County Judge.
John Statiflcr. County Clerk.
V. Kumtner, Treasurer.
Kenj. Spielman. Sin-riff.
H. L. Riisubiter, Surveyor.
R. II. Henry, )
John Walker, J
lr. A. Hcintc. Coroner.
P. I.. Itarrrtt. Supt. of Schools.
8. S. JlcAIIutcr,! jucticcsofthePcacc.
Byron Millctt, J
Charles Wake, Constable.
'. A. Sprice, Mayor.
John Schram, Clerk.
John J. Rickly, Marshal.
J. W. Earlv, Treasurer.
8. S. McAliUter. Police .Tiidjje.
J. G. Uoulton, Engineer.
tt U'cird J. E. North,
2d irrJ E. C. Kavanaugh.
C. E. Moruc.
Zd HarJ-E. J. linker.
E. A. Gerrard.
(.'fllHiutiHN Iot Office.
Open on Sundays lrm 11 a.m. to 12 M.
and rrom 4:30 to v. M. Business
hours except Sunday 0 A. M. to tf p. M.
nUern maili close at U:2J a. M.
Western mails close at 4:20 r.M.
.VniMraves Columbus for MadUon and
Norfolk, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and
Saturdays, 7 A. M. Arrive Monday,
Wednesdays, and Fridays, 3 r. M.
For Monroe," Genoa. Waterville and Al
bion, daily except Sunday C A. M. Ar
rhe, R.nnic.G r. M.
For Summit, Uly.-scs and Crete. Mon
day and Thursdays, 7 A. M. Arrives
Wednesdays, and Saturdays. 7 r. M.
For Belleville. Onceola and York, Tues
days, Thursdays and Saturdays, 1 lM.
Arrives t 12 M.
Fr W-ir, Farral and Battle Creefc,
Monday and Wednesdays, G A. M. Ar
riTCfc Tuesday and Fridays at G r. M.
For Shell Creek, Nebo, Crcston and
Stanton, on Mondays at 7 A. M. Ar
rives Tiicodav G r. si.
For David Citv, Tuc-davf., Thursdnvs
and Saturdax'h, 1 r. m Arrives, at 12
U. I. Time Table
Emigrant, No.G, leaves at
Passcnsc'r, " 4, "
FrU'ht, ' . " "
t-night, "10, "
Freight, No. .', leaves at
PHpngr, " S, "
Freight, " A, ' "
Emigrant, " 7, "
n:25 a. in.
11:00 a. m.
2:15 p. in.
4:00 a. m.
2:00 p. m.
1:30 a. m.
Every day except Saturday the three
lines leading to Chicago connect with
F. P. trains at Omaha. Or. Saturdays
thrra will be but one. train a day, as
thown bv the following fchedulc:
C. ,t N. Y
7th and 2Sth.
-h, B. & Q.
Mh and 2Ctli.
"., K. I. V 1".
"., R. 1. fc P.
C. A: N. W.
(C, R. I. & P.
!d and 23d.
9th and 30th.
C B. .t 0.
C, B. .V O. ) 7th
C. II. I. V.V th
7th and 2th.
C. N. W. ) 21st
HAVING EMPLOYED Mr. A. A.
Pines:, of III., a first -class blaek
Mnith, is now prepared to do all kinds
of wagon and blacksmith work. Will
make new buggic, wagons, etc., or mend
old ones, and repair all kinds of ma
chinery, i ustom work a specialty
Good work, promptly to promise, and
cheap. Call at the sign of the horse
shoe, Olive street, opposite Charles
Morse's stable. 420-3m
Formerly Pacific House.
This popular houso has been newly
Refitted and Famished.
Day Board per week, $4.00.
Board and Lodging, 5 and ?G.
Good Livery aud Feed Stable in con
nection. SATISFA TIOX GUARANTEED.
Cenoa, 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 first-class accommo
dation. For prospectus, &c, apply to
C. D. Kakestraw, A. M.,
432-l. Genoa, Nebraska.
K sjis not easily earned in these
VL times, but" it can be made
tD I I ( in three months by any one
of either sex. In-any part of
the country who is willing to work
steadily at the employment that we
furnish". ?GG per week in your own
town. You need not be away from
home over night. You can give your
whole time to the work, or only your
spare moments. We have agents who
ire making over $20 per day. All who
engage at once can make money fast. At
the present time money cannot be made
so easily aud rapidly at any other busi
ness. It costs nothing to try the busi
nes. Terms and fj'Outfit free. Address
at once, H. nLLTr & Co.. Portland,
Dr. JT. H. ncALLMTEK,
SURGEON AND MEDICINAL DEN
tlst. Office an 12th St., three doors
east of Schilz's boot and shoe store,
Columbus, Neb. Photograph Rooms in
connection with Dental Office. 215.y
CARPENTER, JOINER AND CON
TRACTOR. All work promptly
attended to and satisfaction guaranteed.
Refers to the many for whom he has
done, work, as to prices and quality.
w. -A. olajrk:,
Il-Ini al Engmr,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
JSTFor one vear a RESIDENT PHY
SICIAN to the NEW YORK CITY
HOSPITALS, Blackwcll's Island, N.Y.
Ofliee on 1 lth St., next to the Journal.
Mileage o0 cts. Medicines furnished.
WILL repair watches and clocks In
the best manner, and cheaper than
it can be done iu any other town. Work
left with Saml. Gas, Columbus, on 11th
street, one door cast of I. Gluck's store,
or with Mr. Wei.entluh at Jackaon, will
be promptly attended to. 41.").
NKLSON JIILLKTT. BYRON MILLKTT.
Justice of the Peace and
w. miXETT c sonr,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Columbus,
Nebraska. N. B. They will give
closo attention to all business entrusted
to them. 218.
RYAN & DEGAN,
TWO doors cast or D. Ryau's Hotel
on 11th street, keep a large stock of
Wines, Liquors, Cigars,
And everything usually kept at a first
class bar. 411-x
FOB SALE 0B 1BASE !
MARES I COLTS,
Horses or Oxen,
SAIlIM: FOGIES, wild or broke,
at the Corral of
42! GERHARD & ZEIGLER.
D0LAND & SMITH,
Wholesale- aud Rotail,
NEBRASKA AVE., opposite City
Hall, Columbus Nebr. ISTLow
prices and fine good. Prescription
ani3 family recipes a specialty. 417
JOHN HUBER, the mail-carrier be
tween Columbus and Albion, will
leave Columbus everyday except Sun
day at C o'clock, sharp, passing through
Mnnrou, Genoa, Waterville, aud to Al
I'iun The hack will call at either of
the Hotel for passengers if orders are
left at the post-ollice. Rates reason
able, to Albion. 222.1y
Columbus Meat Market!
"WEBER &KNOBEL, Prop's.
KEEP ON HAND all kinds of fresh
meats, and smoked pork and beef;
aIo fresh lih. Make saua!re a spec
ialty. JSTReiiiembcr the place, Elev
enth St., one door west of D. Ryan's
IMctrlck.' Meat Market.
Waslilapton At., tiMrlj opposite Court Hour.
OWING TO THE CLOSE TIMES,
meat will be sold at this market
low, low down for casii.
Best steak, per lb., 10c.
Rib roat, " 5c.
Two cents a pound more than the above
prices will be charged on time, and that
to good responsible parties only. 207.
J". A.. B AJECEH,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
JSTcbraska A re, opp. Clolher House.
Encash Paid for Purs. 3S8
U. S. EXA3IEVIIVG MURGEO.t,
OFFICE HOURS, 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to
4 p. m., and 7 to 9 p. m. Ofiicc on
Nebraska Avenue, three doors north of
E. J. Baker's grain office. Residence,
corner "Wyoming and Walnut 6trcets,
north Columbus, Nebr. 433-tf
UNDERTAKER, KEEPS ON HAND
ready-made and Metallic Coffins,
Walnut Picture Frames. Mends Cane
Scat Chairs. Keeps on hand Black Wal
Vuihctn Atc. cjjal'.t Cnrt Enii, C&a'lu, Kit
F. "W. OTT,
All kinds of
Boots, Stationery., Candj and Clrirv.
one Doon nohth or tost -office.
J. C. PARKER, Proprietor.
I THIRST door north of Hammond House
; and feed stable, opposite the old
post-office. Good work and the best
material at low prices, is the motto.
Satisfaction riven or no sale. Repairing
done promptly. iSTFine harness and
carriage trimming, a specialty. Call
and examine for yourselves. 408
g V " JJtlc-'.. . JJsTlailr
lr. E. I- 8I6GIXS,
Physician and Surgaon.
at all hours.
Dost Yew Bet,"
For if you do you will lose money by
ptirchajiag an expensive Wind Mils,
wheffjjoucan buy one of J. O. Shannon
for about onc.haif the money that any
other" costs. Call on J. O. Shannon, on
11th street, opposite Mahlon Clother's
store, Columbus, Neb. 411-12
TTKtfKY 6. CAKE W,
Attorney and Counselor at. Law,
Formerly a member of the English
bar: will give prompt attention to all
business entrusted to him in this and
adjoining counties. Collections made.
Office one door east of Schilz' shoo store,
corner of olive and 12th Strsets. Spricht
Dcutch. Parle Francais. 418-tf
COLUMBUS Bffl YARD,
(One mile west of Columbus.) -.
THOMAS FLYNN & SON, Propr's.
GOOD, HARD-BURNT BRICK
Always on. Hand In.
QUANTITIES to suit PURCHASERS
Is prepared to do all kinds of black
smithing iu a workmanlike manner, and
will guarantee to give satisfaction. He
HORSE -SHOEING A SPECIALTY,
and in this brunch of the trade will ac
knowledge no peers. Persons having
lame horses from bad shoeing will do
well to bring them to him. He only asks
for a trial. All kinds of repairing done
to order. 410-3m
BE OF GOOD CHEER. Let not the
low prices oT your products dis
courage you, but rather limit your ex
penses to your resources. You can do
so by stopping at the new home of your
fellow farmer, where you can find good
accommodations cheap. For hay for
team for one night and day, 25cts. A
room furnished with a cook stove and
bunks, in connection with" the stable
free. Tho'sc wishing can be accommo
dated at the house of the undersigned
at the following rates: Meals 2-" cents;
buds 10 cents. J. B. SENECAL,
Ji-miln cast of Gerrard's Corral.
Eel i:l VTi&t,
Farm for Sale.
ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY
ncren of excellent farm land in Unt
ie r County, near Patron P. O., about
cciui-distant from three County Scats
David City, Columbus and Schuyler;
CO aercs under cultivation; 5 acres of
trees, maple, cottonwood, tc; good
frame house, granary, stable, sheds, &c.
Good stock range, convenient to water.
The place Is for sale or exchange for
property (house and a few acres) near
Columbus. Impure at the Jouknal
office, or address the undersigned at
Patron P. O. -103
LUERS & SCHREIBER
Blacksmith and Wagon Maker.
All kinds of repairing done at short
notice. Wagons, Buggies, &c., fcc
made to order. All work warranted.
Shop on Olive Street, opposite Tatter
sal, Columbus, Nebraska. 352
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAN, Proprietor.
Wholcsald and Retail Dealer in
Foreign Wines, Liquors
SCOTCH AND ENGLISH ALES.
ZSTKcntucky Whiskies a Specialty.
In their season,
BY THE CASE, CAN OS DISH,
lltk Street, Soatk of Depot,
Grain, Produce, Etc.
NEW STORE, NEW GOODS.
Goods delivered Free of Charge,
anywhere in the city.
Corner of 13th and Madison Sts.
North of Foundry. 397
Wo cannot show a grand array
Of toothsome things Thanksgiving day
The day so very near;
Our little pautry will not boast
Delicious viands by the host
To every palate dear.
'Neath weight of all the good things
Our little table will not groan,
No, not the very least;
Our little home will not ho blest
With many a welcome joyous guest
To help us at the feast.
Yet, notwithstanding what we lack.
We'll not regretfully look hack
And sigh for better days.
But wc will fill in every part
The spacious store-rooms of our heart
With gratitude and praise.
We'll count our present blessings o'er,
And we shall find they number moro
Than all our trials do;
Our happy, thankful thoughts shall bo
Delightful guests right royally
They will reward us, too.
To seats wc once did occupy
We'll not look up with wistful eyo
And covetous unrest,
But, bepding lower down our gaze
To poorer homes, to sadder ways,
manx uou wc are so blest.
Thank God that though our home is
It still contains the dear ones all,
Rich in affection's wealth;
Thank God we have enough to cat.
Thank God for clothing warm anil neat,
Thank God for perfect health;
Thank God wc feel the fire's warm glow,
While many cold and tireless go
In many a cheerless home.
Oh, yes, most gratefully we'll lift,
Our souls to God for every gift,
Aim trust tor an to come.
Thus 'round our frugal little board,
With cheerful hearts we'll "praise the
And keep the jubilee;
Nor shall there anywhere be found
Within this Nation's utmost houud
A happier family.
N. F. Graphic.
THE KIND TURKEY-MAN.
It was the evening before Thanks-
Tliu Run lind gone down behind
the hills of Greenville, leaving them
cold and bare against the dull sky.
The squirrels were safe aud warm
iu their own little houses, craekinir
nuts for their thanksgiving dinner.
The trees waved their tall, bare
branches iu the biting cold, but they
knew tl.nt their roots were sheltered
by the kind earth. The cold wind
shouted a merry "good evening" to
everything, as he rushed over the
lie raced over the bare hills ; the
squirrels drew closer togethor, and
exulted over their crowded store
house; the trees bowed a stately
good-night, and ho whisked away;
but he calmed down as he met a
little figure on the frozen road, and
gave her time to draw her faded
cloak tighter over her1 blue hands,
before he rushed on again.
A wagon was heard. 'vRattle, rat
tle!" Kvcn the wagon is cold, the
child thought, as she heard the loose
spokes rattling in the wheels.
She stepped aside for the wagon
to pass, the driver, a pleasant-looking
man stopped his horse, and ask
ed whither she was goiug.
"To the citv," answered the child.
"To the city!" cried the man.
"Why you will never get there, un
less you are blown there, or I take
"Will you take me?" she asked,
not eagerly, but like otic accustomed
His answer was to reach down his
hand to help her up.
"Now," said he, ns he put her un
der the heavy buffalo-robe, "what's
"Mary only Mary," she answer
"Mary," said the man softly, more
to himself than the child, "I wish it
hadn't been that."
"Why, there's lots of Marys," said
"Yes, I know it," he said. "I had
a little Mary last Thanksgiving. I
I don't like to see auy one named
Mary in trouble."
"I ain't crying," said the child,
smiling, "because I'm in trouble, but
cause I'm so cold. I ought to have
trouble, Granny says."
"Ought to have trouble, bey !" said
the man, stopping his horse, and
drawing from under the buffalo-robe
a cau of hot coffee. "That hasn't
been off the stove more than five
minutes," he said, as he filled a little
tin cup and handed it to her. "Take
that, and drink to your Granny."
"It is very nice," she said, when
she had drank it all. She did not
say, I have tasted nothing before to
day. Why should she, when there
had been so many days like this in
her short life?
The man replaced the can, pulled
the robe up even with her chin, and
told the horse to "get up" and "go
along;" then he whistlod awhile;
then he said, "It is mighty cold. I
hope it will keep bo!"
"O, don't!" exclaimed the child;
"'cos it makes turkeys cost so much,
poor folks can't have any."
"Don't you care auy thing for me ?"
cried the man, pathetically ; "here's
my wagon full of turkeys."
"I didn't know you "were a turkey-man,"
she said, gently.
"Yes, I am a 'turkey-man,' and 1
think even poor people can afford
to buy a turkey once a vear, if they
are high. The turkey-men have been
waiting a year for this day."
There was a twinkle in his eye
she did not sco; he looked down
on the little pale face. "I am afraid
you dou't care for the turkey-men !"
he said, soberly.
She hung down her head, started
to say something, but stopped.
"Well, what is it?" he said, laugh
ing. "I do like you," she answered,
earnestly; "but the poor people I
have knowed them always."
They rode on for awhile in silence.
The hot coffee had worked wonders ;
the blue little hands had stopped
shaking, and the child smiled as she
saw the city lights in the distance.
"Now, you are a little more com
fortable," 6aid the turkey-man, "let
us hear where you are uoiug, and
what your other name is."
"My name is only 'Mary,' and I
am going to find my cousin."
"Nonsense I" he said, a little sharp
ly. "Of course you have got a
"They call me 'Mary Kent,' but I
hate it, and I won't have it!" she
"Why did they call you that?" he
" 'Cause my father ran away, and
left me in Granny Cole's house,
when I was little. Ho pinned a
paper on my dress that said ou it,
"Left to pay the rent."
The turkey-man whistled, and
asked if Granny Cole was good to
"Pretty kind," said the child,
wearily. "Anywav,8ho didn't 'spiso
me, like Sally did."
"Who may Sally be?" asked the
"She's Granny Cole's daughter."
"Did Granny Cole gcihI you alone
to the city ?" said he, watching her
"She told me the other day," said
the child, mournfully, "If I ever
came home aud found her gone, to
cro to the city and find my cousin.
Yesterday she sent me off with Sally,
and when I came back Sally ran
away from me, an' I couldn't find
"Are you quite sure you can find
She looked up in his face, and laid
her thin hand on his sleeve.
"I never saw my cousin," she
said, calmlv. "If Or.innv hut rim
away from me I haven't anybody I
"Why, then, did you come to the
city?" said the turkey-man, wonder
ing where he could leave her.
"I know the city best," she said;
"Granny used to live there, till a
week ago. It is dark in the country
when yo! have to stay alone I There
are the market-men see how bright
It was the night before Thanks
giving, iu the city as well as in the
country ; the markets shone, as they
always do the evening before the
great feast. Never were garlands
more green, never apples more red,
nor gobblers more plump.
The turkey-man drove up and
"Here is as far as I go, little one,"
lie said, j,s he lilted her out and stood
her safely iu the bright light of the
She was a pretty child, but pale
now, with bine lips and shaking
"Poor little thing," he muttered ;
"I wihh they hadn't named her
Mar)'," as he entered the market.
The market-men beamed on every
body. They rubbed their hands as
customer after customer vanished
with the cold form of some kind of
fowl neatly covered, all but its feet,
in brown paper.
It was growing late; the turkey
man had sold out; he waited only
to get a hot supper before starting
for home. He had been thinking
entirely of dollars and cents ; but as
he walked out of the market, he
thought of his home, his wife wait
ing alone for him iu the great white
house, and his little Mary safe in
God's home above he had forgot
ten the homeless child left alone
outside the market.
A heavy hand was laid on his arm
"Stand back a moment!" whispered
a voice. lie looked up and saw a
large policeman watching a child at
a barrel of red apples.
It is his little fellow-traveler.
"That's a sharp youngster!" half
laughed the policeman, under his
breath. "This sort of thing is going
on here all the time. Nothing is
The little bluo hand was already
on an apple. It faltered a moment,
then grasped it tightly, then drop
She hid her face in her hands.
Then the turkey-man stepped up to
her and touched her shoulder gent
ly. She had not seen him; but
without looking up, the child knew
who it was it was the only friend
"I couldn't do it ! Oh, I couldn't !"
she sobbed. "Hut I'm so hungry !"
and she fell against the barrel.
The stars were shining cold and
clear. The turkey-man's wife was
looking out, and wishing the ther
mometer could go up without the
price of turkeys going down. "It is
so cold for John riding from the
city alone!" she said to herself. She
opened the door, hoping to hear the
wagon ; but the cold wind sent her
back to the blazing fire. She tho't
of a year ago, when she did not sit
waiting alone. She imagined she
heard the littlo voice, though it had
been hushed nearly a year how
plainly she 6aw the sweet face,
though it had beon covered 60 Ionr!
She wiped the tears from her eyes
as she heard the rattling wheels;
John must not see her sad. She
opened the door, holding the lamp
high above her head.
The turkey-man came in, with
something wrapped in the buffalo
robe; he laid it on the big dining
table. "Don't say no!" he cried;
"let us do something for Mary's
sake, this Thanksgiving!"
"Arc you crazy?" 6he exclaimed
as he uncovered the pale face.
"Wait till I tell you all," said the
When he had told his story he
said, earnestly, "IIow could I go to
church to-morrow and thank God
for his care of us, if I, with no little
one to care for, had left this child
alone in the great city?"
"You did right, John," said his
wife; "you always do."
With these words, the woman
good practical soul! hastened to
wash and the kind turkey-man went
to take care of his horse.
"I remember this house," said the
child, as she looked out of a large
blauket before tho bright fire. "I
saw it one day with Granny Colo;
I stopped and looked through the
fence, and threw stones at tho tur
keys. I didn't know he was a kind
man then. Grauny hates rich men
I wonder where Granny is I'm
sorry I threw the stones but they
wasn't so very big." The little head
fell lower and lower; the palo lids
closed ; tho little bauds grew quiet;
but the little voice repeated in sleep,
"I didtf t know he was a kind man."
Saryent Flint, in St. Nicholas.
Imitation of Chrlitt.
Christ, in establishing a religion,
passed beyond a single house or
home, and through the long and
prosperous career of that roligiou
has entered into a civilization, and
thus his spirituality lies upon the
world to-day, lies as sweet as Shaks
peare's moonlight, which slept upon
To illustrate the relations between
such a philosophy as that of Jesus
and the decline of physical or mate
rial aims and ends, note the changes
in the costumes of men which have
taken place since Christianity begau
to enlarge the estimate ol mind.
Not all of such reform must be
placed to the credit of religion, for
common sense would perhaps have
grown, even had Christianity never
appeared; but this I claim, that,
such a being as Jesus Christ per
vaded the nations, "common sense"
found in him a powerful leader and
companion, who helped win a
quicker and broader victory. The
purple and fine liucn have disap
peared from the dress even of Kings,
aud gradually all men have put
aside rinjrs and jewels and personal
decorations. The men of the nine
teenth century attire themselves
with perfect plainness, compared
with all the civilized past, becauso
gradually has escaped the loug
hiddeu fact that a man is great only
in mind and soul.
Next to the influence of Christ
upon the mind to exalt it, and upon
the body to simplify its forms of
life, may be reckoned His power to
group men into one brotherhood,
lie is always binding into one fam
ily earth's alienated and scattered
children. He, beyond all others,
binds slates aud races aud families
aud souls into one. He lifts meu
up above that wherein they differ,
aud btiugs them to that height
where all agree. In the stricken
places iu the South the faithful
black aud the faithful white, the
rich and the poor, are just now
blended into one humanity, becauso
the solemnity of the hour has ren
dered visible the soul in which all
men are one. Thus for many ages
Christ has moved among men a
sublime spectacle, almost a solemn
unfolding of those vastue3ses where
all arc brethren. His divincness
has given Him authority; His phil
osophy has given Him intellectual
weight; His love has made the
world love Him iu return ; nis
death has drawn perpetual tears;
His doctrine of heaven and hell has
lent to His name deep solemnity.
By this power lie lifts the millions
above their dissensions, and en
thrones them amid their harmonies.
What the world most needs now
is a form of religion which shall
melt all its articles into one. "The
limitation of Christ" not that por
trayed by a 'Kempis, which impris
oned the Divine One in a gloomy
cavern, but that broader imitation
which shall build the many stones
of the soul's temple up in one cem
etery. It is to be hoped that our
world is approaching a Christianity
which will furnish the marts of
business and the halls of legislation,
and the chairs of Presidents aud the
thrones of Kings with Christian-like
men. It is to be hoped the time is
coming when a man will be esti
mated not by his riches or his sta
tion, but by his absolute moral
worth, and that no epitaph for the
dead will read more eloquently than
the simple words, " His life was
Christlike." David Swing.
Hott Odd llomentss .TIade a
John Gregg came to Mr. Will's
store, and asked
"Do you want a boy, sir?"
"Can't say as 1 do," replied Mr.
Wills; aud as he seemed busy and
not inclined to talk, John walked
A few days after he came aud
said, "I don't like to be idle; and if
you are willing to try me, sir, I will
work without pay, till I get a situ
ation." Mr. Wills agreed. What wa9 his
surprise on going into his store,
next morning, to find his ill-assorted
goods all arranged, shelves cleaned,
windows washed, aud many things
done which iu the busy season had
been neglected! John had riseu
early, and done all this !
"Why !" said Mr. Wills, "I hardly
knew the place."
He soon found that he could not
afford to part with John. So great
were his habits of system aud order,
he could accomplish a vast amount
of work; doing at odd moments
what would otherwise have been
left undone; never neglecting a
greater duty for one less important ;
never behind hand ; never requiring
to be looked after.
Mr. Wills paid him for his work,
and told him not to leave till he
could get something better. The
consequence was John 60on became
master of a flourishing wholesale
store, and finally mayor of a large
city. What is better than all, he
ruled righteously and in the fear
He was a poor boy ; but his hab
its of order and system causing
him to find more time than most
people raised him to his high po
sition, while his good character
made him respected by the whole
Nothing has 60 many ties binding
it to earth as a railroad.
Tiierk are" 102,000 volumes in the
public library of Cincinnati.
Tue California grapo crop this
season is the largest ever gathered.
Ninett thousand bushels of pea
uuts will be produced iu North
Carolina this year.
The Chinese population of San
Francisco has been Intel v reported
as 32,000, including 7,000 servauts.
The best society and conversation
in the world is that in which the
heart has a greater share than tho
Mits. Partington' say3 I he only
way to prevent steamboat explo
sions is to make cngiueers boil tho
water ou shore.
Montaigne says that an onion
planted close to a rose-bush will
impart to the latter a heightened or
James Schenck, of San Francisco,
on becoming the father of triplets,
publishes a frantic appeal for pecun
A woman in Chestcrtown, Md.,
fell dowu aud died at sight of the
dead body of her son, who had been
killed by an accident.
TnE hog-cholera-cure men arc
about as numerous as the lightning
rod meu used to be. You cannot
to be careful in dcalir with such
Five cents worth of chloride of
potash dissolved iu a tumbler of
water aud liquid thoroughly gargl
ed, will euro a sore throat like
magic. Hub the outside with a
little camphorated oil.
Sin Stafford Northcote, British
Chancellor of the Exchequer, id about
to publish a little of book plays for
children, written by him originally
for tho amusomeut of his own fami
ly. A few mnnlhB ago .tho city of
Cera,VeiiczuoIn,was destroyed by an
earthquake. It is now about to be
rebuilt, but upou a new aud entirely
new site iu the plain below, where
several villages escaped unscathed,
while every towu on tho hillside
The Grand Orient of Free Masons
iu France has expunged from the
ritual all recognition of God, aud iu
cousequence the Grand Lodges of
Ireland, Scutlaud and England
severed alljrelations with the French
body. Action by the Grand Lodges
of the United States and Canada
will be taken soon.
Du. O'Donxell loaded a wagon
with Chinese lepers, iu San Francis
co, and exhibited them in the streets
as proof of his previous assertion
that the leprosy was common iu
that city. He was arrested, but a
Justice discharged him. He declar
ed that he could fill the court room
with lepers iu two hours.
Strange discoveries of petrefac
tions are reported from Colorado,
near Pueblo. Perfectly - formed
cocoanuts, but larger "than the
ordinary fruit, with the inside of
the shell lined with white crystal
quartz, were found imbedded in
mounds of loose sand and shells,
besides several huge petrified sea
turtles, such as now frequent tho
The disturbances of Vesuvius
continue, but scientific men say it
will probably be some time before
an eruption occurs. The eruption
will probably be confined to an
overthrow of moltpn lava, and ac
comnauied bv those disaster which
Lmarked the years 185-1, 18G1 and
las. in oaservarory on the sum
mit, undercharge of Prof Palmieri,
keeps accurate uotice of ail phenom
ena. The great revival iu India among
the Teloogoos still continues. Thus
far over ten thousand have been
baptized by the Baptist missionaries
since the middle of Juuc, aud it is
believed that the number of converts
will reach, twenty thousand by
Christmas. Iu view of the unpre
cedented increase, the Baptist Mis
sionary union asks for $25,000
to reinforce the mission.
More than enough manufacturers
of fine writing-paper have signed
the agreement drawn up at the re
cent meeting in Springfield, Mass.,
to shut down from the 16th of this
month to Dec. 2, and from Dec. 21
to Jan. 2. The wheels will accord
ingly stop Friday night. The man
ufacturers expect that this course
will take two months, and that they
will accordingly get enough higher
prices out of the public to pay for
lying idle awhile.
The electric light exhibited in
London and Paris is ground out of
a revolving magnet by a steam-engine,
and then distributed through
connecting wires to lamps aud
candles. The lamps used arc of
various kinds, some of them burning
for twenty hours. But there is
only one candle tho celebrated
Jablochkoff caudle which is a stick
of carbon placed between two layers
of plaster, and looking like a two
foot rule. It burns without manip
ulation, but does not last more
than an hour, aud a half.
The region through which the
Northern Pacific rail road runs is be
ing rapidly settled, the great wheat
crops of the Red River country, es
pecially, having attracted farmers.
Foreign colonist of various nation
alities are also arriving in great
numbers. This has led to special
measures to advance various relig
ions among the settlers. Several
Roman Catholic missionaries have
been sent to that field, Methodist col
bportcurs of the old-fashioned kiud
arc at work, and the Adventists arc
making what arc said to be remark
ably successful efforts to obtain a
SENSE AND NONSENSE.
Tuk man of business stood with gaping
And viewed his ruin. lie didn't ad
vertise. Late music overdue notes. Ke
Safety-vaja'ks Bivalves for tho
next eight months. Puck.
"Tni times that tried men's soles"
Pedestrian contests. JPuck.
A friend of education the frce-knowledgc-ist.
Little labor with large profits
has ruined many a mau. Iowa State
It's a wicked world. Even the
Gulf Stream has iroueastrav. Hart-
Gratitude is the music of the
heart, when its chorda aro swept by
Surprise is one of tho principal
elements of wit. This is why it
always makes a man laugh wheu bo
sit3 dowu on a pin. Hawk-Eyc.
Max should always keep in a
good humor, but if he cannot man
ifest any energy In any other way,
he better get mad occasionally.
Iowa State liegister.
Lives of great men all remind us
wo may make our lives sublime,
and, departing, leavo behind us
barely a pair of odd stocking for
our heirs. Cincinnati Breakfast
The time has now arrived when
the lonely tramp smokes his nioo
in tho hay-mow, and the calculating
farmer ascertains the next morning
that the insurance will about half
cover the losa.
The Countcssc do Bas&anvillc, ed
itor of tho Almnnach du Savoir
Vivre, tells ladies how to avoid
"crows'-fect" around the eyes. Tho
recipe Is simple to close the eyes
for at least ten minutes every five
or six hours, and thus rest the mus
cles of the face.
A clerk in tho Liverpool branch
of tho Batik of England recently
absconded with a package of bank
notes amounting to $75,000. This is
probably the foundation of the story
about the murder aud robbery iu
the Bank of England which was
published here a short time ago.
Swindlers have no hearts. Just
as meu have been found in this
country mean enough to rob tho
yellow-rever sufferers, so iu Eng
land a number of rascals have been
begging for subscriptions for tho
relief of the women nud children
made widows and orphaus by tho
Princess Alice disaster.
At a recent marriage in a subur
ban town the bridegroom, when
asked the important question ir bo
wouiu lane the fadv for better or
for worse, replied, iu a hesitating
manner, "Well, 1 think I will.7'
Upon being told that ho must bo
more positive in his declaration, ho
answered: "Well, I dou't care if I
do." Boston Courier.
"Now then," growled old Mr.
Bosbyshell, when ho was about
ready to start down town, "what
fool moved that hat?" A littlo
search iu silence; then, "What idiot
touched that hat, I'd like to know?"
Silence and search. "Some empty
headed ninny has got my hat again."
Sees it sticking on top of his cane,
where he leaned it up in the corner.
Dead silence II a wk-Uye.
A little girl in Hartford, Conn.,
was sent to a store the other day to
buy some lace. The clerk, alter
putting up the package, said : "Well,
there is one and a half yards of laco
at ten cents a yard. How much
docs it come to"?" To which the
miss pertly replied: "Well, I'm
not going to tell ; I have to study
arithmetic all the rest of the week,
and I'm not going to bother my
head with it Saturdays."
As av example of the difficulty
with which the ministerial mustacho
has had to struggle for tolerance, an
auccdote is related of the worthy
and esteemed rector of an Episcopal
Church in this city, now deceased,
who wore a mustache with comfort
and respect among his parishioners ;
but having occasion to attend a
Convention of tho Church he found
himself tho solitary delegate with
such an ornament, and, unable to
endure the singularity, he shaved it
off before making his appearance on
tho second day. Rut on that day he
found another brother with a mus
tache, aud approaching him with
great solemnity, ho expressed his
regret at his late coming, and de
clared that had there been but an
other to keep him in countenance
he would not have sacrificed the
ornament and safeguard of his lip.
This was about fifteen years ago.
Providence (li. I.) Journal.
Parson Ij extended the box
to Bill, and he slowly shook his
head. "Come, William, give some
thing," said the parson." '-Can't do
it," said Rill. "Why not? Is not
the cause a good one?" asked he.
"Yes, good enough ; but I am not
able to give anything," answered
Bill. "Pooh! pooh! I kuow better;
you must give me a better reason
than that." "Well, I owe too much
money; I must be just before Lam
generous, you know." "But, Will
iam, you owe heaven a larger debt
than you owe any one else." "That's
true, parson, but heaven ain't posh
ing me like the rcat of my credit
ors." The argument was conclusive.
Dog days have ended and school
days have come, and the small boy
who has becu perfectly healthy all
summer begins to feel like he was
going to have "spells" again.
Mr. Ro6S says it has cost him $80,
000 not to find bis lost Charley. A
good many meu would gladly loso
all their boys for half the mouey.
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