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Proprietors and Publishers.
2T Office in the JOURNAL building,
Elevontii-st., Celuitbus, Neb.
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VOL. X.--NO. 20.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1879.
WHOLE NO. 488.
A. &. Paddock, U. S. Senator, Beatrice.
AiA'ix Saunders, U. S. Senator, Omaha.
T. J. Majokl, Hep.. Peru.
E. K. Valentine, Kep., "West roiiu.
Alrixus Nance, Governor, Lincoln.
. J. Alexander, Secretary of State.
F. V. LJedtke, Auditor, Lincoln.
O. X. Kartlett, Treasurer, Lincoln.
O. .1. nilworth, Attorney-General.
S. K. Thoinp,on, Supt. Public Ins.ruc.
II. C. Daw-on, Warden of Penitentiary.
CIL GiuhLy' f Irison I"PetOP..
Dr. .1. G. Davi. Prison Physician.
II. P. MaihetVMMi, Supt. Insane Asylum.
5. Maxwell. Ckif Justice,
aWT" J;-Jkp-l Associate Judges.
AMfci Cobb, f
rOCKTH JUDICIAL DI6TniCT.
6. "W. Pt. Jnle. York.
31. K. ik. District Attorney, Wauoo.
it. It. lUxie, Regl-tcr, Grand Island.
Wm. Ativan, Receiver, Grand Inland.
t. G. llirpiHs, Oownty .f udee.
Jofcn ?tur. County Clork.
V. KwHimer. Treasurer.
Mettf. SpiflmaR. Sheriff.
Jt. L. K!.iJT. Surveyor.
J4m Walker, CeuntvConiniis-ienors.
JIm Vie. )
Dr. A . IleiHt 7.. CwreHcr.
S. L. Knrrtt, 5pt. of School.
Otmrles Wake, Cdintnble.
C. A. Pcice, flavor.
JhH "U'erinuth. Clerk.
Chitrlc "Wake. .Marshal.
C. A. Newman, Treasurer.
S. S. McAllister. Police Judge.
J. (. Kouf-on, Knineer.
1 H'rrf J. E. North,
G. A. Schroedcr.
M Tl'unf E. C. Kavanau-h.
R. H. Henry.
M U"rf-E. J. Raker,
SAMUEL C. SMITH Agent,
TTENDS TO ALL BUSINESS pcr
J 'X. tnininiufr to a general Real Estate
Agi'Hcy and Notary Public. Have in-.-trMctfons
and blanks furnished by
United States Land Oflicc for making
! iwoof on Homesteads, thereby Bav
in a trip t Grand Island. Have a large
HMNiUer ol farms, citv lots and all laiuK
betongjn-r to U P. R. R. in Platte and
attaining counties for sale very cheap.
Attend to contesting claims before U. S.
Office oue Door Wofct of Hammond llonsr,
E. C. IIOCKENBKI5GKR, Clerk,
(Successors to Gus. Lockner)
Dhalki: in all kinds or
Tlio IiniriTf Ehrard Hanrrtstrr. Wooil Kinder,
3!nncn. llrajirrv. and S?lf llalrc. Also the
femes Ulnnrsota C'hirf Thrrshcr.HodcfO
Hrtiilrr. and HinOiip Kro-i. wleUra-
tod Vanrlfvs Mind Hill Tump,
etc., Itarpjr Tops ol" all Sitj les
lni'iiior.s. loolc to your In
tei'estsand Klveus a enll.
If AA ?cco YEAR,.
hi 19 1$5 lo $20 a day in voi
JJJ own locality. No rii
"Women do as well a
men. Many made more than the amount
fttcd above. No one can fail to make
money fast. Any one can do the work.
Yon can make frbm 50 cts. to $"2 an hour
by devoting your evenings and sp.ire
Uwe to the business. It costs nothing
l try the busines. Nothins like it for
I be money making ever offered before.
Xm$!hcss pleasant and strictly honora
W. Reader, if jou want to'know all
afcowt the let paying business before
ih pnblic, send us your address and we
wilt send you full particulars and pri
vate terms" free; samples worth $" aNo
free; vn can then make up vour mind
for vreir. Address GEORGE ST1N
SON A CO., Porland, Maine. -181-y
Formerly Pacitic House.
Thi popular house has been newly
Refitfe;! and Furnished.
Day Brd per week,
Heard and Loosing,
ri and $G.
Good Livery and Food Stable in con
nection. SATJSFA CTIOX GUARANTEED.
QUI BRICK YARD,
(One mile west of Columbus.)
THOMAS FLYNN & SON, Prcpr's.
GOOD, HARD-BURNT BRICK
AJArnys on XXaiid Ixx
QUANTITIES to suit PURCHASERS
LAND FOR SALE.
Eightv acres, in Sec. 12,
T. 17.ll. 1 E.5mi. northeast
- of Columbus: 70 acres un
der the plow: C acres 0 yr. old trees
walnut and cottonwood of good size.
Dwelling-house. 12x23 feet, 1 stories
bich; good well; two granaries; sta
bling, hog-yards. Ac Small fruits 6uch
as currants, blackberries, &c. Conven
ient to school house and good outlet to
roads. Price, 51,330 "Will sell farm ma
tchlncry if desired. Address at Coluin
bus,Platte Co., Ncbr.
Iff iT"rffl. i
U. E. Time X:ille.
Emigrant, No. C, leaves at . . 0:25 a. m.
Passcms'r, " 4, " " . . 11:00 a. m.
Freight, " S, " '. .. 2:15 p.m.
Freight, "10, " ". 4:30 a.m.
West teard Jiovnd.
Freight. No. .", leaves at. . 2:00 p.m.
Passeng'r, " 3, " ' . 4:27 p.m.
Freight, " 9, " " . G:00p.m.
Emigrant. "7. " ". 1:30 a.m.
Every day except Saturday the three
lines leading to Chicago connect with
l" P. trains at Omaha. On Saturdays
thcrti v ill be but one train a day, as
hkown bv the following schedule:
Columbus Post OIIIco.
O.K-n n Sundays tram 11 a.m. to 12m.
and Trom J:30 to p. m. Business
hours except Sunday (i a m. to S r. ji.
E i-tern mails close at 11 A. m.
WV-tern niail cloe at 4:15 p.m.
Xai! l-ave Cdlumbus for Madi.on and
Norfolk, daily, except Sunday, at 10
a. m. Arrive at 1:30 p. m.
For Monroe. Cenoa. "NVatcn ille and Al-
Ii4n, daily except Sunday G A. M. Ar-
rie, same, (5 p. M.
Kr Osceola and York.Tuesday,Thurs-
diiys mid Saturdays. 7 a.m. Arrives
Mondavs. Wednewlavi and Friilavs,
F". r Wc-jr. Furral and Battle Creek,
M'aihIxv, AVednesday. ?md Fridays,
6 a.m. A i rives Tuesdays, Thursday
and Saturdays at ( I'.M.
Fr Shell Crerk, Cre-ton and Stanton,
on .Monday and rndays at C A.M.
Arrive- Tucsdv and Saturdavs, at
6 p. M.
For Alexio, Patron and D:iid City,
Tuesdays Thudnv- and Saturday's,
1 p. m .rrie? at 12 m.
For St. Autbony, Prairie Hill and St.
Bernard. SatuVdajs 7 a.m. Arrives
Fridavs. 3 p. M.
VJOW IS THE TIME to secure a Hfe
1 like picture of yourself and chil
dren at the New Art Ifouuis, ea-t 11th
street, south side railroad track, Colum
478-tf 3Irs. s;. a. .Toki.yx.
" KELLY & SLATTEEY,
HOLD HIMSELF IN READINESS
for any work in hi line. Before
letting your contracts for buildings of
anv description call on or address him
at'Columbus, Neb. 3"Firt-e!as ap
paratus for removing buildings.
P0E SALE OR TRADE !
MARES 9 COLTS,
Horses or Oxen,
SAEHZ,E: I'OIVEES, wild or broke,
at the Corral of
420 GEltllARD &. ZEIGLER.
Chicago Barber Shop.
HAIR CFTTING done in the latest
stjles, with or without machine.
None but lirst-class workmen employed.
Ladies' and children's hair cutting a
specialty. IJet brand of cigars c'on
stutlv on hand.
472 0m I'roprietor.
JOHN IIUI5ER. the mail-carrier be
tween Columbus and Albion, will
leave Columbus everyday except Sun
day at 0 o'clock, sharp, p.i'ssing through
Monroe, Genoa, at-TViiie. and to Al
bion The hack will call at either of
the Hotels tor passengers if orders are
left at the post-otlicc. Rates reason
able, ?2 to Albion. 222.1y
GOOD CHEAP BRICK !
THY RESIDENCE, on Shell Creek,
JTJL three mile eat of Matthis's bridge,
70,000 gnoii. Iinrcl-Itnriit I-icli
for sa le,
which will be sold in lot to suit pur-
41S-tf GEORGE HENGGLER.
Columbus Meat Market!
VEBER & KKOBEL, Prop's.
KEEP ON HAND all kinds of fresh
meat, and smoked pork and beef;
alo fresh fish. Make sausage a spec
ially. 3Remember the place. Elev
enth St., one door west of D. Ryan's
V. a. TXAXll?il?iG SLKGEO.,
COLl'MBC. : XEBKASKA.
OFFICE IIOTRS, 10 to 12 a. m.. 2 to
4 p. in., and 7 to J p. in. Ollicc on
Nebraska Aeiuie. three doors north of
E. .1. Baker's grain oflicc. Residence,
corner Wvomin and "Walnut streets,
north Columbus, Ncbr. 43.1-tf
Wasliinton Aif.. nrarljr opjK)site Court House.
OWING TO THE CLOSE TIMES,
meat will be old at this market
low. low dowu for cash.
Rest steak, per lb., 10c.
Rib roat, " - Sc.
Roil. " . Cc.
Two cents a pound more than the above
prices will be charged o?i time, and that
to good responsible parties only. 207.
MRS. W L. COSSEY,
Dress and Shirt Maker,
S Doors West ofStlllman's Pro? Store.
Dresses and shirts cut and made to
order and satisfaction guaranteed. Will
also do plain or fancy sewing of any de
scription. 1ST PRICES YERY REASONABLE.
Give me a call and trv mv work.
BE OF GOOD CHEER. Let not the
low prices of 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
fello'w farmer, where you can lind 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 undersigned
at the following rates: Meals 23 cents;
beds 10 cents. J. II. SENECAL,
M mile east of Gerrard's Corral.
UNDERTAKER, KEEPS ON HAND
ready-made and Metallic Coffins,
"Walnut Picture Frames. Mends Cane
Seat Chairs. Keeps on hand Black Wal
Visl&r'-e At. cpjKhs Ctsrt Howe, Cckstej, Krt
RIEMER t STOLCE keep constantly
on hand and furnish in the Wall,
the best of brick. Orders solicited. Ad
ress, as above, box 05, Columbus. 478.
Er. E. 3. SIG1IS,
Physician and Surgpon.
at all hours
IF YOU have any real estate for .sale,
if you wish tobiiy either in or out
of the'eity, if you wish to trade city
property for lands or lands for city
property, give us a call.
Wadsworth & Jossixyx.
A T LA W.
"Will practice in all the courts of the
State. Prompt attention given to all
business entrusted to his care.
Office: Up-stairs, one door ea-t of
JouitXAi. oflicc. Columbits. 479-iin
nkiox Mii.Lirrr. iiyhox MiLLirrr,
Justice of the Peace and
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Columbus,
Nebraska. N. 11. They will give
close attention to all business entrusted
to them. 248.
1 S. MUKDOCK Jt SOX,
" Carpenters and Contractors.
Have had an extended experience, and
will guarantee .satisfaction in work.
All kinds of repairing done on short
notice. Our motto is, Good work and
fair prices. Call and give us an oppor
tunity to estimate for you. tSTShop at"
the Big Windmill. Columbus, Ncbr.
GEORGE W. DERRY,
, . jog-- jiuu.mj iv aiuii iiimiiii-,
I mt? CSAIKUiD, 0LA:il,
rrcr ii.... t e:.. u..:..:..-.
viiiSiii-Sr . ?f..;...
J33A11 work warranted. Shop on
Olive street, opposite the "Tattcrsall"
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGAES AND TOBACCO.
ALL KINDS OK
Storeon Olive St., near the old Post-office
Columbus Nebraska. 417-ly
H. 0. CA227T,
CAREW & OAIP,
Attorneys and Counselors nt Law,
AND REAL ESTA TE AGENTS.
AVill give prompt attention to all busi
ness eutrusted to them in this and ad
joining counties. Collections made
Office on 11th street, opposite Ileintz's
drug-store, Columbus, Neb. Spricht
Dcutsch Parle I'runeiae.
LAW, REAL ESTATE
MONEY TO LOAN in small lots on
farm property, time one to three
vears. Farm withsome improvements
bought and sold. Office for the present
at the Clother House, Columbus, Neb.
fErlllr A GALLON
l&fr SAML- ass's,
Mj- KlPTcnth Street.
Blacksmiths and Wagon Makr,
ALL KIXDS OK-
Rcpniring Done on Short Notice.
EsjeJcs, TTaccis, It:., lUic t: Crier.
ALL "WORK WARRANTED.
They also keep on hand
Furst & Bradley Plows,
SULKY PLOWS, CULTIVATORS, &C.
Shop on Olive Street, opposite Tatter
sall. COLUMBUS, NEB.
Grain, Produce, Etc.
loot! Goods ana Ffur Dealing.
NEW STORE, NEW GOODS.
Goods delivered Free of Charge,
anywhere in the cily.
Corner of 13th and Madison Stc.
North of Foundry. 397
A. WIFE'S COIVFESSIOIV.
I did not marry for love. Very
few people do, so in this respect I
am neither better nor worse than
my neighbors. Xo, I certainly did
not marry or love. I believe I mar
ried Mr. Uartwright simply because
he asked inc.
This was how it happened, lie
was rector of Dovctou, and we lived
at the Manor House, which was
about (en minutes' walk from the
church, and the rectory. We had
daily service at Dorcton, and I near
ly always attended it. and it came to
pas that Mr. Carlwrijjlit invariably
walked home with trie, ft was a
matter of custom now, and I tho't
nothing of it ; it pleased him, and,
on the whole, it was rather pleasant
to me also.
I must confess, however, 1 was
rather surprised when, one morniug
as we jjot to the avenue which led
up to the Manor House, Mr. Cart
wright asked me lo be his wife.
I have never been able to find out
why I said yes, but I did. Tei-haps
I thought it n pity to throw away so
much love; perhaps it was because
he was so terribly in earnest that I
dared not refuse him ; perhaps I
feared his pale face, and his low
pleading voice would ever haunt me
if I rejected his love; or perhaps it
was bejeause he only asked me to
marry him he did not ask me if I
loved him, for I think he guessed I
did not; perhaps it was all these
reasons put together; but anyhow I
said yes, and in due time ire were
I ought to have been very happy,
for he was a most devoted husband,
but I was not, and, though I did not
notice it then, I know now that for
the first six mouths after our mar
riage ho was not happy either.
It was all my fault. I cither wo'd
not or could not love him ; I accept
ed all his devotion to me as a matter
of course, but-1 .made no effort to
return it; and I am sure he had
found out that he had made a mis
take in mam ing n woman who did
not Joye him.
One morning, about ,-ix months
after our marriage, he told me at
breakfast that he intended leaving
me alone for a' lew weeks to stay
with his mother, who was not very
well. He watched the ellect of this
announcement on me, but, though I
was really displeased, I concealed
my annoyance, and asked carelessly
when he would start.
He replied, the next day if I had
no objection, and so it was settled.
He was more nffectionate than
usual that dny, and I was colder than
ever; I only once alluded to his
journey, and that was to ask if I
might have my sister Maud to stay
while he was gone.
The next morning I was anxious
to avoid a formal parting, so I drove
to the station with him ; as the train
moved off, I remembered this was
our first parting 6ince our marriage,
and I wished I had not been so cold.
When I got home the house looked
so dreary and empty, and there was
no one to meet me; presently one
of the servants came for the shawls,
and with her Xero, Mr. Carlwright's
retriever, which, when be saw I was
alone, set up a howl for his master.
I patted him, and tried -to comfort
him, feeling rebuked by his grief, as
he followed me, whining, into the
house. Every room seemed empty,
aud each spoke of the absent master ;
at last I wandered into his study,
where he spent his mornings, and
liked me to sit and work ; and now
I remembered how often I had cx'
cuscd myself, saying I preferred the
drawing-room, and this reflection
did not add to my happiness.
There was a photograph of me
standing on his writing-table, and
another on the chimney-piece ; on the
walls hung two or three of my draw
ings, which he had begged of me
when we were engaged ; indeed the
room was full of little remembran
ces of me; I opened a book I had
given him, and in it was his name
in my haudwritiug, and underneath,
in his own, "From my darling wife."
I laid it down with a sigh, as I tho't
how carefully he treasured every
thing I had e ver given him, aud how
little care I took of all his gifts
I attempted, every
thing I looked at, reminded me of
his goodness to me, aud of my cold
ness and ingratitude to him. At last
I went to bed, after working myself
into a fever of anxiety lest he should
not have reached the end of his
journey in safety. I at length cried
myself to sleep.
The next morniug I went down to
breakfast with a heavy heart, for I
knew I could not hear from him till
the next day ; it seemed so strange
to breakfast alone, and Nero appear
ed to think so too, for he was most
unhappy, sniffing round his master's
chair iu the most melancholy
My plate, for the first time 6ince
my marriage, was empty, as I sat
down to breakfast, for my husband,
who was an early riser, always had
a little boquet to greet me with
every morning; frequently I forgot
all about it, and left it to be put
into water by the servant ; this
morning I would have treasured it
most carefully, if he had gathered it.
After breakfast I determined to
rouse myself, and go and visit some
ol the poor people in the village, so
I filled my basket with some little
delicacies for the sick and set out.
"Wherever I went it was? the same
story; all held forth on my hus
band's goodness and kindness, for
all had been helped by him in some
way or other, and all loved and res
pected him. As I listened with
burning cheeks, I felt as if I was the
only person on earth who had treat
ed him with cruel ingratitude, and
I was the very person whom he most
loved and cherished.
At last I went home, tired and
sick at heart; but there was no one
to notice I was pale and worn out,
no one to get me wine or soup to
revive me, no one to make mo lie
down and rest, as he would have
done had he been there. Oh, how
I missed him I What a fool I had
been I "Was there ever woman loved
and cared for as I had been ? "Was
there ever friend so ungrateful ? Oh I
why had I let him leave me? I was
sure he would never come back.
Why had he gone away ?
And conscience answered, "You
drove him : he gave you all he had
to give, and in return you gave him
nothing but cold looks and unkind
words; and so he left you, to seek
love and sympathy from his mother."
This thought almost maddened
me. In fancy I saw her silting in
my place by his side, loving and
caressing him, as I had the best
right to love and caress him ; I pic
tured her receiving tenderly the lit
tle loving acts I had received so
coldly, and now I was seized with a
jealous auger against her. I men
tally accused her of estranging my
husband from me, and of trying to
win his love from me, as though his
heart was not largp enough for us
both. When Maud arrived iu the
nfteruoon, I treated her to a long
tirajfe of abuse against mothers-in-law
iu general, and my own in par
ticular, and I vented all (he anger I
really felt against myself on the in
nocent Mrs. Cartwright.
"Why, Nelly," said Maud, "I tho't
yon liked Mrs. Cartwright so much,
and thought her so nice that you
even wanted her to live with you,
only your husband very properly, as
mamma says, objected."
"So I did," I answered ; "but I did
not know that she would ever entice
my husband away from me in this
way, or, of course, I should never
have liked her."
"Itcally, Nell, you arc very hard
on the poor woman ; for, as I under
stand, Mr. Cartwright went to her
of his own free will, because she was
not well, and he thought his com
pany would do her good," said
"Nonsense; I am sure he would
never have left me alone unless she
had put him up to it," I replied,
"The truth is, Nelly, you are so
much in love with your husband
that you are jealous even of his
mother, and you arc making your
scl f miserable about nothing. Why,
Mr. Cartwright will be back in a
fortnight, and I dare say you will
get a letter from him every day; so
cheer up, and let us go for a drive,"
I agreed to this plan, and, giving
Maud the reins, I lay back and tho't
of her words. Was she right, after
all ? Was I jealous ? Was I really,
as Maud said, in love with my hus
band ? Had I only found it out now
that I was deprived of his company ?
Was this the reason that I could do
nothing but inwardly reproach my
self for my conduct to him? And
the longer I thought the more con
vinced I became that Maud wa
right that I was jealous, and that I
was in love, as she called it. This
knowledge did not make me happier,
for I no sooner knew I loved him
than I longed to tell him so, and
make up, as far as I could, for all
my former cruelty; for I could call
my conduct by no milder word. I
passed a sleepless night, aud, as I
lay awake, I composed various let
ters of confession, which I resolved
to send the following day ; but when
morniug came my pride stepped in,
and I began to feel it would be im
possible to write, and I settled that
I must wait till my husband came
home, aud then tell him how his
absence had altered me.
I got up early and walked out to
meet the post-man, so anxiouB was I
to get a letter from him ; it was the
first I had ever received from him
since our marriage, and no girl was
ever so anxious for, or so pleased
with, her first love-letter, as I wa3
It was a long letter, full of loving
messages and terms of endearment,
all of which cut me to the heart, for
they sounded like so many reproach
es; in reality I think there was a
tone of gentle reproach throughout
the letter. He gave me an account
of his journey, and of his mother's
health, begged me to write to him a
few lines every day ; but he said not
a woid about returning.
I spent the morning in answering
it, much to Maud's amusement, who,
of course, thought I was pouring
out violence of love aud complaints
of my temporary widowhood ; after
tearing up about a dozen sheets of
paper, I at last scut a short note,
cool and with no allusions to my
misery. The more I tried the more
Impossible I found it to write any
expression of love or penitence,
though I was hungering to do so.
For a whole week I went on iu
this way, suffering more acutely
every day, and every day receiving
long, loving letters from Mr. Cart
wright, and writing short, cold
I lost my appetite; I could not
sleep at night, and the torture I was
enduring made me look so ill that
Maud became frightened, aud de
clared she would write and summon
my husband home, and toll him I
was pining away for him. I forbade
her doing this, so sternly that she
dared not disobey me, for I was de
termined he should never hear from
any lips but mine thai at last his
heart's desire was attained, for I
At last, when he had been away
ten days, I could bear it no longer
for I felt I should have brain fever
if I went on in this way, so I deter
mined to go to Melton, where Mrs.
Cartwright lived, and see my hus
band. I came to this decision one
night, and went into Maud's room
early in the morning, to tell her my
intention. I expected she would
laugh at me, but I think she guessed
something was wrong, for she seem
ed glad to hear it, and helped me to
pack a few things and set off in time
to catch the morning train.
It was three hours' journey ; they
seemed three years to me, for the
nearer I got to my husband the more
impatient I was to see him. At last
we got to Melton a largish town.
Of course, as I was not expected,
there was no one to meet me, so I
took a fly to Mrs. Carlwright's house,
where I arrived about 3 o'clock.
I learned afterwards that Andrew
was with his mother in the little
drawing-room when I drove up, but
thinking I was only a visitor, he
escaped into another room, so I
found my mother-in-law alone.
I)y her side were some of my hus
band's socks which she wa3 darnin"
socks which I had handed over to
the servants to mend, and which I
now longed to snatch away from his
mother. His desk stood open, a
letter to me, which he was writing,
lying on it.
Theservantannounced me as Mr3.
Andrews, my voice failing as I gave
my name, so that Mrs. Cartwright
held up her hands in astonishment
when she saw who it was.
"My dear! Nelly I Has anything
happened? How ill you look!
What is it?" she exclaimed.
"I want my husband," I gasped,
sinking on to a chair, for I thought
I should have fallen. Without an
other word Mrs. Cartwright left the
room ; I feel sure now she guessed
all about it, and I can never thank
her enough for forbearing to worry
me with questions a? to what I had
She came back iu a few minutes
with a glass of wine, which she made
me drink of, saying she would scud
him to me at once if I took it. I
complied, and she went to fetch him ;
iu another minute I heard his step
outside the door, aud then he came
"Nell, my love my darling!
what is it ?" he cried, as I rushed into
his outstretched arms, and hid my
face on his breast, sobbing bitterly.
For some moments I could not
8pcak; at last I recovered myself
enough to sob out:
"Oh, Andrew, my love! my dear
love! can yon ever forgive me? I
came lo a9k you, and to tell you I
can't live without you." I would
have said more, but his kt3ses stop
ped my mouth, and when at length
he let me go there were other tears
upon my cheek besides my own.
That was the happiest moment of
my life, in spite of my tears; and,
before my mother-in-law again join
ed us, which she discreetly avoided
doing till dinner-time, I had poured
out all I had to tell into my hus
band's eara ; and I had learned from
him that he had left me to try what
effect his absence would have on me ;
for he had felt for some time that
my pride waa the great barrier he
had to overcome to win my love.
He had judged right. He was loo
generous to tell me how much he
had suffered from my indifference,
but I know it must have grieved
him terribly. He is a different man
now, he looks so happy, and I know
he would not change places with
any one on earth. We went back lo
the rectory the next day, but we
could not persuade Mrs. Cartwright
to come with us ; she said we were
best alone, and I think she was right.
Jupiter, Sat urn, mi I .TJ:irs Full
Inlo liine and are .lust Xttyr
hJo'l5 oi Special
Venus is now about an hour, in
right ascension, behind the sun, but
is so much farther south that she
sets only a few minutes later. She
will become a morning star on Sep
Jupiter, Saturn and Mars are at
this time very conspicuous, Jupiter
being well up at dark. Saturn is
two hours and twenty minutes be
hind Jupiter, and Mars' about the
same distance behind Saturn, the
t i i t . -. .
mice, iroin v ociock, wneii jiars
rises, stretching a magnificent line
from the eastern horizon to the me
ridian. Mars shows distinctly the snows
about its south pole. There is little
else of interest iu the planet at this
Saturn is beginning to show its
ring system with great distinctness
and beauty. For two years the
rings have been turned almost edge
wise to us, and being very thin, say
one hundred miles iu thickness, they
have been visible only because they
tipped a little from a direct line to
the earth. The angle is widening
now, aud in about five years it will
be almost a right angle, at which
time the rings are quite large, and the.
general aspect one which amply re
Jupiter is presenting some unus
ual phenomena. It has been noticed
at times that a fiame-colored liht
mingled with the white light. Just
now the northern equatorial belt is
of a reddish brown color, the color
being very con?picuou9. There is
also a large spot of the same color,
or somewhat brighter, just below
the southern equatorial bell much
like a broken belt, say one-quarter
of the angular diameter of the plan
et, or between two hundred thou
sand and three hundred thousand
miles iu length. There is also a
small ruddy spot a little lower and
toward the western limb when the
large spot is on the meridian, which
is turned toward the earth. A large
patch of pure white lies between
the two equatorial belts. All these
phenomena, with the exception of
the small ruddy spot, may be seen
even in a small telescope. What
these peculiar appearances of Jupiter
indicate is one of the conundrums.
The SailnrV Death-Grip.
The words "grip," "lay hold,"
"tenacity," arc expressive of phys
ical force and moral resoluteness.
A boy who would be a thorough
merchant is told lo ' lay hold" of
correct business habits aud princi
ples. He who desires to grow up a
good mau must "grip" certain moral
ideas. The force of these words
may be illustrated by an incident.
"I was once sailing by the Island
of Cuba'" said a sea-Captain, "when
I was startled by the cry, 'Man
overboard!' A sailor, at work in
the forecastle, had fallen into the
ocean. Seizing a rope, I threw it to
the drowning man just a3 he passed
the ship's stern. He caught it.
"Makiug a slip-noose, I slid it
dowu to the struggling sailor, di
recting him to pass it under his
arms. He was drawn on board, but
suchwas his death-grip on the rope,
caught as the ship was sailing by
that it took two hours before his
grasp relaxed so that it could be re
leased from his hands. The strands
were imbedded in the flesh."
That sailor's death-grip illustrates
Paul'? meaning when he bade Tim
oty "lay hold on eternal life."
Pretty Severe Punishment.
Tho Capitol Steal is terminating
about a3 the Sun predicted it would.
A bill wa3 passed allowing $75,000.
That was bad enough ; but now that
the plans have been submitted and
examined, the committee make the
startling discovery that $460,000 will
be required. Undoubtedly in the
next Legislature there will be in
troduced a bill asking for. the addi
tional $385,000, and the men who
vote for it should be tarred and
feathered. Schuyler Sun.
Young Wife (shopping) : I'm giv
ing a small dinner to-morrow, and
I shall want some Iamb. Butcher:
Yca'm. Fore-quarter o' Iamb 'm?
Young Wife: Well, I think three
quarters will be enough.
THE GOOD WORK GOES ON.
Oar Mite of Tl an J Irou Laid on the Lincoln
and .torton-Mum vrtttruar.
The laying of iron on the Lincoln
& Northwestern Railroad, com
menced in earnest yesterday morn
ing, and continued until the C o'clock
evening bell called the workmen
from labor to refreshment. We were
driven over four miles of the line by
N. J. Abbott, and had an opportu
nity uot only of seeing a railroad
bed a3 straight as an arrow, but
observing the machine for hand
ling the tics and rails. This machine,
railroad men say, docs away with
team work and a great amount of
labor, and we believe every word
The construction train yesterday
consisted of a locomotive and seven
cars, the engine behind and the cirs
heading westward. Four of tin
car? were loaded with ties, two
with rails, and oue with hMi bir,
spikes, etc. The ircn and tics nrc
handled with hand-spikes, on thn
end of which is a sharp spike and a
few inches above the point, a crook ;
with these the tics and iron nre
dragged from the cars to a roadway,
a continuous scl of rollers on cither
side of Mm cars. Here men arc sta
tioned who keep the tics and mild
moving until they reach tho front
car, where they arc taken off and
dropped on the road-bed; while the
tie carriers are carrying off and
dropping the tic?, the iron handlers
follow them aud lay the rails upon
the tics; in a few moments they are
temporarily spiked down, the brake
man gives the signal, and the loco
motive pushes tho cars on to Hie
cud of the rails just laid; and so the
work goes on, from feet to rods and
from rods to milc3. Away back,
between Ihc locomotive and city, a
large force of men are busily en
gaged in making level the ties and
more securely spiking down the
The Division Engineer, who is
superintending the work personally,
informed us that the force at present
engaged is light, and that he would
not be able to lay more than a mile
per day; but next week, with an
additional force of men and a few
more cars, he would be able to get
through with one mile and a half.
The work h.13 now commenced in
earnest, aud will not cease until tho
iron horse makes the welkin ring iu
the vicinity of Columbus. Lincoln
Journal, Sept. 9.
The E. . this 'iVeelf.
Our information is to the effect
that trains make regular trips to
Stanton, arriving in the evening and
departing in the morning; that the
grade to Pierce will be completed by
Saturday; that a preliminary line
has been run from Battle Creek to
Ives creek in Antelope county a
perfect bee line that far with a prob
ability of striking Oakdalc without
a curve in the whole distance of 20
miles ; that a petition and bond have
been filed by free-holders in Twin
Grovc,(Oakda!e) precinct for calling
an election in Enid precinct to vote
on a proposition to donate to the E.
V. $10,000 in 7 per cent. 20 year
bonds ; that Judge Wisner of Cedar
Rapids has filed with the Co. Clerk
proposition to extend the road to our
east county line by Dec. 1, 1870, and
to Oakdalc by July 1, 18S0, condi
tioned upon the bonn3 of $10,000
These papers will come before tho
County Commissioners on Friday
wus wcck. j.-cn ana jtiow.
The be3t receipt wc know, if you
want to be miserable, is to think
about yourself, how much you have
lost, how much you have not made,
and the poor prospect for the future.
A brave mau with a soul iu him gets
out of such pitiful ruts aud laughs
at discouragement, rolls up his
sleeves, whistles and sings, and
makes the best-nf life. This earth
never was intended for Paradise,
and the man who rises above his
discouragement and keeps his man
hood will only be the stronger and
better for his adversities. Many a
noble ship has been saved by throw
ing overboard its most valuable
cargo, and many a man 13 better
and more humane after he has lost
A very rich Mexican lady, who
lives in Paris, sent the other day for
a popular pianist, and said to him :
"Monsieur, on Saturday I give a
grand 6oiree, and I desire to let my
guests hear an artist of your exalted,
"Oh ! madame "
"What are your terms?"
''Seven hundred francs, madame."
"Very well. You may come Sat
urday, then. Oh I one word more;
I want you (0 play very softly
very softly, you know, in order not
to disturb the conversation."
A man seeing the sign, "Hands
off," Innocently asked If they bad
gone on a picnic.
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