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VOL. X.--NO. 24.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1879.
WHOLE NO. 492.
tion, three cent3 .1 line each stibscquci
Grain, Produce, Etc.
NEW STORE, NEW GOODS.
Goods delivered Free of Charge,
anytchere in the city.
Comer of 13th and Madison Sts.
North of Foundry. 3!)7
HAIESS & SADDLES
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Harness, Saddles, Briiks, and Collars,
keeps constantly on band all kinds of
whips, Saddlery Hardware, Curry
combs, Brushes, Bridle Rits, Spurs,
Cards. Harness made to order. He
pairing done on short notice.
NEBRASKA AVENUE, Columbus.
Gr ALBRAITH BROS
(Successors to Gus. Lockner)
DKALER IX ALL KINDS OK
Tli IhiproreU Klirard Harvester. Wood Hinder,
Mowent, Itraittrn. and Srlfllakr. Alio the
Header, and WlniJiln Bros.' celebra
ted Yanelms Wind Mill Pumps,
etc., Haccr Tojm or all styles
Farmers, loolc to youx lii
trfc.tsniidg:lvoiK a call.
Dr. A. HEINTZ,
Fine Soaps, Brushes,
PERFUMERY, Etc., Etc.,
And all articles usually kept on hand by
Physicians Prescriptions Carefully
One door East of Gallej', on
COLUMBUS. : NEBRASKA
Manufacturer and Dealer in
BOOTS AND SHOES!
A complete assortment of Ladles' and Chil
dren's Shoes Vejit on Laud.
All Work Warranted!!
Our niotto Good stock, excellent
work and fair prices.
Especial Attention paid to Repairicg
Cor. Olive ami IStlt Sts.
COLUMBUS m YARD
(One mile west of Columbus.)
TIIO-MAS FLYXN & SON, Tropr's.
GOOD, HARD-BURNT BRICK
Always on Hand. In
QUANTITIES to suit PURCHASERS
BECKER & WELCH,
SHELL CREEK MILLS.
MANUFACTURERS & WHOLE
'S ALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AWD MEAL.
TT J. IIITDSOIV,
12th Street, 2 doors nest of Hammond House,
Columbus, Keb. 491-y
Dealer in J1EAL ESTATE,
act roswAHCE a;k;t,
OKXOA, XANCK CO., ... XK11.
' A TTOllXEY 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 east of
Journal ollicc, Columbus. 47!i-6m
T S. MUKDOCK Ss SON,
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 u an oppor
tunity to estimate for you. t3?"Shop at
the Nig Windmill, Columbia, Xcbr.
XKI.SOX MII.LI7IT. BYKOX MILLKTT,
Justice of the Peace and
iv. 3sii.il.ett fc so:,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Columbus,
Nebraska. X. B. They will give
close attention to all business entrusted
to them. 218.
E. 0. CA2ZTT, J. 3. CA1IP.
CARE W & CAMP,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
AND REAL EST A TE AGENTS.
Will give prompt attention to all busi
ness entrusted to thorn in this and ad
joining counties. Collections marie
Ollicc on 11th street, opposite Hcintz's
drug-store, Columbus, Neb. Spricht
Deutsch I'arle Franrias.
Dr. E. E. SIGCEVt,
Physician and Surgpon.
at all hours
IF YOU have any real estate for sale,
if vou wish to'buy cither in or out
or the "city, if you v"ish to trade city
property for lands, or lands for city
property, give us a eall.
" WaDSWOP.TH & JoeSEI.YX.
RIEMEU&STOLCE keep constantly
on hand and furnish in the wall,
the best of brick. Order solicited. Ad
res, as above, box !", Columbus. 47S.
OW IS THE TIME to secure a life
like nictiire of vonrself and chil
dren at the New Art Booms, east 11th
street, south side railroad track, Colum
47S-tr Mr. S. A. .fO.SKI.YX.
KELLY & SLATTERY,
HOLDS HIMSELF IN BEADINESS
for any work in his line. Before
letting your contracts for buildings of
anv description call on or address him
at"Columbus, Neb. JSTFirst-cIass ap
paratus for removing buildings.
FOR SALE OR TRADE !
MARES 1 COLTS,
Horses or Oxen,
SADDLE I'OAIES, wild or broke,
at the Corral of
420 GERHARD & ZEIGLER.
Columbus Meat Market!
WEBER & KNOBEL, Prop's.
KEEP ON HAND all kinds of fresh
meats, and smoked pork and beef;
alo fresh lish. Make sausage a spec
ialtv. USfRemeuibcr the place. Elev
enth St., one door vt of D. Ryan's
Chicago Barber Shop.
HAIR CUTTING done in the latest
styles, with or without machine.
None but tirst-class workmen employed.
Ladies' and children's hair cutting a
specialty. Best brands of cigars con
stantlv on hand.
172 Km Proprietor.
JOHN HUBER. the mail-carrier be
tween Columbus and Albion, will
leave Columbus everyday except Sun
dsv at 6,clock, sharp, passing through
Monroe, Genoa, Watjrvillc. and to Al
bion The back will call at either of
the Hotels for passengers if orders are
left at the post-oflicc. Rates reason
able,?: to Albion. 222.1y
GOOD CHEAP BRICK !
AT MY RESIDENCE. on SheU Creek,
three miles cast of Matthis's bridge,
70,000 Rood. Iiard-lmrnt liriclc
which will be sold in lots to suit pur
chasers. 418-tf GEORGE HENGGLER.
U. S. KXAMIIVIIVG! SL'RGEO.V
COLCMDUS, : XEBRASKA.
OFFICE HOURS, 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to
4 p. m., and 7 to 9 p. m. Office on
Nebraska Avenue, three doors north of
E. J. Baker's grain office. Residence,
corner Wyoming and Walnut streets,
north Columbus,' Nebr. 433-tf
IHctricUs' Meat Market.
Washington AxeM neirlj opiotlte Court Honw.
OWING TO THE CLOSE TIMES,
meat will be sold at this market
low, low down for cash.
Best steak, per lb., 10c.
Rib roast, " Sc.
Boil, ' 6c.
Two cents a pound more than the above
prices will be charged on time, and that
to good responsible parties only. 267.
pvR. R. J. REII.I.Y,
Office on Thirteenth Street,
Opposite Engine House, Columbus, Neb.
Er sprich t Deutsch. 4S9-X
ELLEY & SLATTERY,
and house building done to order, and
iu a workman-like manner. Please give
us a call. USTShop on corner of Olive
St. and Pacitic Avenue. 485.tf
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
ALL KIXDS OF
Store on Olive St., near the old Post-office
Columbus Nebraska. 447-ly
MRS. W. L. COSSEY,
Dress and Shirt Maker,
3 Boon N'ett orStlllman's Dru? Store.
Dresses and shirts cut and made to
order and satisfaction guaranteed. Will
also do plain or fancy sewing of any de
scription. JST PRICES VERY REASONABLE.
Give me a call and try mv work.
LAW, REAL ESTATE
MONEY TO LOAN in small lots on
farm property, time one to three
years. Farms with some improvements
bought and sold. OCice for the present
at the Clothcr House, Columbus, Neb.
GEORGE N. DERRY,
J2TA11 work warranted. Shop on
Olive street, opposite the "Tattersall"
UNDERTAKER, KEEPS ON HAND
rcadv-madc and Metallic Collins,
Walnut Picture Frames. Mends Cane
Seat Chairs. Keeps on hand Black Wal
7r:iiset:: A. oppcri'.e Ccwt E:aa, Celtcta, ilrt
U. I. Time Tnlile.
EmiL'rant. No. fi. leaves at . fi:2." a. m.
Passung'r, " 4, "
Freight, " S, "
Freight, " 10, ' .
Freight, No. B, leaves at
Passeng'r, u ::, "
Freight, " !, " "
FmT.-riinf. " 7. " " .
2:l."i p. m.
4-.oO a. in.
2:00 p. m.
4:27 p. in.
1 :."0 a.m.
Every dav except Saturday the three
li-ies leading to Chicago connect with
U P. trains at Omaha. On Saturdays
there will be but one train a day, as
shown by the following schedule:
A. &. Paddock, U. S. Senator, Beatrice.
A lvix Saunders, U.S. Senator, Omaha.
T. J. Ma.iorl, Rep.. Peru.
E. K. Valentine, Rep., West Point.
Albinus Nance, Governor, Lincoln.
... Alexander, Secretary of State.
F. W. Liedtke, Auditor, Lincoln.
G. M. Bartlett, Treasurer, Lincoln.
C.J. Dilworth, Attorney-General.
S. R. Thompson, Supt. Public Instruc.
H. C. Dawson, Warden of Penitentiary.
'0VV.Abi1iCy' I Prison Inspectors.
C. II. Gould, J
Dr..T. G. Davis, Prison Physician.
Fl. P. Mathcwon, Supt. Insane Aylum.
S. Maxwell, Chief Justice,
George B. Lake.) Associatc Judges.
Amasa Cobb. )
rOURTII JUDICIAL DISTRICT.
G. W. Post, Judge. York.
51. B. Reese, District Attorney, A alioo.
M. B. Floxic, Register, Grand Island.
Wm. Anyan, Receiver, Grand Island.
J. G. Iliggins, County Judge
John Stauffcr. County Clerk.
V. K u miner. Treasurer.
I'.enj. Spielman, SherilL
R. L. RosssRer, Surveyor.
John Walker, CountyCommis-ioner.
John Wise. )
Dr. A. Hcintz, Coroner.
S. L. Barrett, Supt. of Schools.
S. S. McAllister,! TPtifp;of thePeaee
Byron Millett, f Jiccsoi mei eaee.
Charles Wake, Constable.
C. A. Spcice, flavor.
John Wcrmuth, Clerk.
Charles Wake. Marshal.
C. A. Newman, Treasurer.
S. S. McAllister, Police Judge.
J. G. Routson, Engineer.
1st H'aitf .T. E. North,
G. A. Schroedcr.
2d Ward E. C. Kavanaugh.
R. II. Henry.
Sd Ward E. J. Baker,
Columbus Post Office.
pen on Sundays lrem 11 a.m. to 12m.
and from 4:30 to 0 r. M. Business
hours except Sunday (5 a. m. to 3 y. m.
Eastern mails close at 11 a. m.
Western mails close at 4:15 p.m.
Mail leaves Columbus for Madison and
Norfolk, daily, except Sunday, at 10
a.m. Arrives at 4:30 p. m.
For Monroe, Genoa, Waterville and Al
bion, daily except Sunday G a. m. Ar
rive, same, 6 p.m.
For Osceola and York.Tuesdays, Thurs
days and Saturdays, 7 A. M. Arrives
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,
6 p. M.
For Welf, Farral and Battle Creek,
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,
6 a. M. Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays
and Saturdays, at U P. M.
ForShcll Creek, Crcston.and Stanton,
on Mondays and Fridays at 6 a. M.
Arrives Tuesdays and Saturdays, at
For Alexis, Patron and David City,
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays,
1p.m. Arrives at 12 m.
For St Anthony, Prairie Hill and St.
Bernard, Saturdays, 7 A. M. Arrives
Fridays,-3 P. J.
THE OT.l PROFESSOR.
I do not wish to spenk of profes
sors in general, or to make of my
hero the prototype of those honora
ble men who devote themselves to :i
noble cause the instruction of 'the
youth. My object is merely to
sketch off the features and charac
teristics of an individual who, it is
true, might as well have belonged to
any other class of society.
Late one afternoon, seated in my
room on the Iioulevard de Luxem
bourg, busily occupied with work
for the morrow, I was startled by
loud knocking on the door. Know
ing that no friend would havo troub
led himself to knock at all, I was
certain that some bt ranger awaited
an entrance. To my summons of
"Come hi," which I repealed at least
three times, there appeared on the
floor a most singular specimen of
humanity, who hesitated a moment,
doubtless anxious to see what his
reception would be. At last he came
up and handed me a note from a
friend. The lines read thus:
'I send you a poor unfortunate
old man; help him if you can."
In reality, the man before me did
present a most melancholy picture.
He was poor in appearance, even
miserable looking, I might say, with
clothes in rags and shoes quite worn
out, while his shirt was torn at the
sleeves in front besides being black
as ink. There was an apology for a
cravat, nothing more than a dark
string, and a hat such a hat!
stained red. white and black iu
color, used up, smoked, and decid
edly flattened. This was the object
of pity my friend begged me to
And yet, with all. his soiled cloth
ing and odd figure the old man came
proudly up, holding erect his head,
and looking at me from bright, in
telligent eyes, a clear honest gaze. I
was interested in spite of myself.
Before I could ask him to be seat
ed, he had coolly taken possession of
a chair and addressed me in a most
plea-ant tone of voice.
'"Sir. I beg yon will excuse iny
si'eniiiiir sans yene in thus seating
myself; but I am quite exhausted,
for remember, five flights of stairs is
no small undertaking for one of my
I bowed assent, and he continued :
"I fee! sure you are good and
charitable, like your friend. If yon
only knew how kind he has been to
me! I owe him so much gratitude
that I can never be able to repay it.
"When I am sick he always nurses
.me J ii my hospital, and when I leave
there he docs all he can for me out
side, with his limited means. But
before interesting you iu my behalf
let me tell you who I am, where I
come from, and what circumstances
conspired to plunge me into such
Here he gave me his name, and
'Having finished my studies at the
lycea at the age of eighteen, without
fortune, with prospect for the future
I was then forced to leave Bordcau,
my native city. Of course, like
every other provincialist, I started
for Paris, imagining gold was to be
picked up in its streets, readily
enough. That such was not the case,
and that misery haunts all cities
alike, I soon found out. After
many months of struggling and pov
erty, I finally became usher in a
college near Paris. Of my life there,
the abject slavery I had to contend
with, I will not speak; the subject
is too painful ; enough to know that
1 became disgusted, and left the only
asylum where I felt sure of bread to
eat or a bed to sleep on. Once more
launched out iu the cold world, I
tried hard to find something; but
only succeeded in getting some
small remuneration for my efforts
by writing for the newspapers. And
yet I wrote in the people's cause,
and endeavored by eo doing to work
out some good for suffering human
ity. 1 wrote, too, in the cause of
liberty, and for the downfall of op
pression and tyranny. Oh, glorious
As he uttered these words, his
whole face lit up and his eyes shone
forth brilliantly sparkled, even;
while hh form uas. drawn up to its
full bight, and trembled with ex
citement. The man positively ap
peared sublime, and I felt sad to
think such a fine nature was thrown
away body and mind shattered by
toil and hardship.
lie then told me that he had been
usher, professor and writer for the
papers, in Paris, iu the provinces,
abroad. As a proof of his state
ments he laid on the table the cover
of a dirty atlas, upon which were
affixed the different certificates, in
order and date, from the principals
of the institutions and colleges
where he had found employment.
The methodical way iu which he
took care to arrange and classify the
certificates and recommendations
excited my curiosity, and noticing
it, he informed me that they were
the means of his getting a livelihood.
"You see, sir," he went on, "very
few have the heart to refuse me
some little help, when they perceive
I am honest, although a beggar, and
that I really did work when able to
do so. A few sous will buy me a
glass of absinthe, and an irresistible
longing after that liquor induces me
to spend my money at the cafe in
stead of at the baker's."
At an expression of pity on my
part, he replied:
'"Ah ! you others, rich, placed be
yond care, can cry down the
poor wretch driven to despair, and
call absinthe and brandy the most
subtle and poisonous of drinks ; and
I suppose they are; but then to a
poor mortal like myself, what have
I to live for? And if the drink is
poisoning me, its effects are by de
grees, and give tho suicide many a
happy moment, many a joyous hal
lucination ere it kills. Under its
influence I sec my dearest wishes
confirmed, all my troubles cleared.
Health, wealth, joy all mine!"
"But," I suggested, "arc you not
more miserable than ever when you
awake from its influence, and find
yourself once more exposed to real
ity, and the misery of another blank
day in your life?"
His face became sad and overcast,
while tears were in his eyes, and he
confessed that the shattered visions
were very painful in contrast, but
"Ah, bah ! I get money again, and
then away to the cafe, where I re
main until it is closed, and then to
bed, in places known only to myself
and a few others, where we dream
away this existence until the last
day comes, and we drift on to the
sea of eternity."
He now arose, and wishing me a
"Good bye, and a Cfod bless you,
sir, for taking such an interest iu one
whom you may never sec again,"
left the room.
I am not sure but there are some
who will question whether I acted
rightly in assisting the old professor
to procure the means to indulge iu
drink, and thus shorten his earthly
course, and end by making him a
self-destroyer. But then (as the old
man said), who could have had the
heart to refuse him some charity,
and really wish to prolong a career
coupled with such bitter want and
destitution? lean forgive the phy
sician, when he knows that death is
inevitable, for consenting to treat
his patients with prescriptions that
will help to render them insensible
to all future suffering or pain.
A short time afterward, I happen
ed to meet the friend of the profes
sor. Of course I asked about the
"Poor lellow !"' was the answer, In
return. "I closed his eyes at the
hospital, this morning. Some ten
days since he came to the hospital
sick and wretched, saying all his
references had been stolen and that
he could no longer get a livelihood ;
and having no home, no friend, he
came to die by the side of the only
one he cared for, and you see how
truly his prophesy has been fulfilled.
I shall bury him at my own cost."
Placing a small sum of money to
be devoted to a wreath of flowers, to
cover his remains, "in memoriam,"I
wished my friend good-bye, and
went homo sad at heart, thinking
that a creature of God's manly form,
bright in intellect, and with the
right stuff in him to have made life
a success, had been led in youth into
the current of adversity, to follow
ever its dark stream onward to the
end, where an inglorious death
awaited him at last. Yet how many
are doomed to such!
Like the Creator of the Universe
who is incapable of wrong Jay
Gould is incapable of doing any
thing that would not redound to the
special benefit of Omaha. He builds
the link between Hastings and
Grand Island, giving St. Joe a direct
connection with the main line of the
Union Pacific, and wc are promptly
assured by the brass-collar brigade
that it will redound to the benefit of
Omaha. He builds a stub from
Beatrice to Marysvillc on the Kan
sas Pacific, thus giving Kansas City
a direct line to Southwestern Ne
braska, and forthwith the brass
collar editors clap their hands in
joy and urge Omaha to jubilate over
Paddock's boom. And now Jay
Gould has projected an air-line rain
bow road between Sioux City and
Fremont, whereby Milwaukee and
St. Paul will secure an inlet into the
Platte Valley back of Omaha, and
of course the brass-collar crew arc
cheering for Gould.
All these projects and all these
shrewd investment are for Omaha.
How could it be otherwise, when
Jay Gould is at the bottom of them ?
Anybody that can't see these railway
enterprises iu that light, is more
oblique in his optics than the much
nominated Ben. Butler. O. Bee.
A. IIusonntlN Explanation.
It is a fact that has been noticed
and commented upon time out of
mind, that many husbands neglect
those little attentions and marks of
affection of which they were so lav
ish during courtship. Of course,
there must be a reason for a custom
which, though reprehensible in tho
abstract, has the sanction of all but
universal practice, and it becomes
the duty of the philosopher to in
quire into and expound it. Perhaps
it is best illustrated by an anccdoto
which was told Causcur by a fiiend
whose wife, by the way, manifested
her deep displeasure in very decided
terms while ho was relating it. It
seems that ou Columbus avenue
there dwell a wedded pair who wero
made one last fall. Xo knight of
old was more devoted to his "fair
ladye" than was the husband during
the' honeymoon and the moon that
followed it. But, ere the third
moon had waned, the young wife
noted or thought she noted, no
doubt 'it was fancy a change. As
time passed ou it became still more
apparent. Her husband was loving,
of course, but somehow there was a
lack of the old ardor, there
was a falling off iu the old demons
trativeness. This troubled her, aud
woman-like, she was quick to con
clude that his love for her had cool
ed. One evening, after thinking the
matter over all day, she broke out
with "You don't lovo uicany more."
"What makes you think so?'' he ask
ed, iu a busines3-liko way, scarcely
lifting his eyes from his book which
he was reading. "Because," she
sobbed, "you never pet me any more,
and you arc not half so attentive as
you used to be." And then she
broke down into a regular cry. The
husband saw that something must
be done. Laying aside his book,
aud regretfully relinquishing his
cigar a man does hate to be dis
turbed when once settled for the
evening he went to his weeping
wile and led her to the window.
"My dear, he said," "do you see that
horse-car coming up the avenue?"
"I do," she sobbed. "And do you
see that man running to catch it?"
"Yes, dear, what of it?" "And do
you see that he is straining every
nerve; that he 13 shouting to the
conductor at the top bf his voice, and
doing his best to make the car stop ?''
"I do," said the wife, whose curiosi
ty was aroused, "but what on earth
has that to do " "One moment,
my dear. Look again. Do you ob
serve that he has caught the car, aud
that he is no longer running, but is
probably quietly seated inside, tak
ing a rest? lie lias got through
shouting and running, because he
has caught tho car. Now, my dear"
at this point he kissed away her
tears "it is just so with me. J have
caught the car." And with that the
self-satisfied monster led his wife
back to her seat on the sofa, and
silently resumed his easy chair,
cigar and book.
A Girl's Fancy.
A woman's taste is an unknown
quantity and is one of those things
which can never be calculated on
with certainty. The fact is pretty
well illustrated in a rather singular
elopement which occurred a few
days since down in Kansas, in which
Miss Minnie Spears, a well-to-do
farmer's daughter, eloped with a
blind fiddler, whom her parents had
refused to permit her to marry. The
gay Lothario in this remarkable
piece of eccentricity is an Italian
vagabond, very handsome, and about
twenty years of age, who gets about
tho country playing tunes for any
body who will listen to him, and
give him a nickel. His name is
Schutari, aud the romantic append
age, aided by his good looks is per
haps what won the girl's heart. Any
way, she seems to have been perfect
ly infatuated, and when her love
was crossed by her unsympathetic
parents, she managed to conduct her
helpless love together, and together
they fled west, where they propose
to be united in marriage. Miss
Spears 'communicated to a young
friend a few days before tho elope
ment, that she meant to dress up as
a dancing girl after they were mar
ried and learn to play the harp, and
would then travel from city to city,
and havo a delightful time. The
romantic damsel is about seventeen
years of age, and is said to be very
pretty. She was educated for her
age, and had plenty of admirers in
her own sphere of life. Whatever
possessed her to fall in lovo with an
apparently unlovable object, is one
of those things, which perhaps,
woman alone can understand.
A newly married lady made her
first plum pudding tfio other day.
'I aimed to make a good pudding,"
she said to her husband who is a
rifleman, when the dish was served.
"You aimed well," he replied, ad he
inhaled its delicious fragrance.
"Yea," she said, "the range waa just
right, and I made a plum scenter."
Laughter and Tears.
This language is one known to all
the children of men. "Wc may trav
el this wide world over; wc may go
through the land and across the seas,
and when wc have gone round our
earth wc shall find many languages
that fall as upon deaf ears, but this
is one to, and in which, all may res
pond. Though one is for weal and
the other for woe, these two arc
closely united, so that wc may call
them one. Wc have seen the child
in its most joyous mood when the
wise mother shook her head, seeing
the cloud that must gather ami spend
itself iu tears. Iu cases of disobedi
ence wc have seen smiling faces
follow seasons of punishment and
paiu. A friend once told me when
his daughter had grown to woman
hood she asked why, when a child,
she felt so happy after punishment.
It would seem that iu one extreme
our hearts arc prepared for the other.
The heart estranged sheds tears; the
heart restored laughs with joy.
This language is one that through
life will abide with us, be that life of
but one year or of three score years
and ten. "When our babe is first
brought to us, and in our joy wc
think a part of heaven lias come
down, wc know that from the Great
Giver he has brought sunshine, and
wc also know that with thcsuiishiuu
he has brought clouds; when sun
shine aud clouds shall dispense
themselves there shall be joy and
He has come from a laud all un
known to us. If the little lips could
speak perhaps wc could understand,
but this language is one of our own,
and with this he comes. For his
first lesson he has caught the smile
from his mother's face, and he laughs
he knows not why ; a frown is there
and he cries, he knows not why, but
well the mother knows not many
days will come and go when this
heart shall know its own bitterness,
aud smiles aud tears will come from
a full heart.
April showers will come, and later
will come the great thunder storms
that threaten to destroy. To some
of us come seasons when truly it
seems a time for weeping, when the!
sunshine seems so far off we can al
most forget his face, but to the most
of us it is a river now a ripple of
I tears forming great waters, but who
shall say that for us thcrlaughtcr was
belter than the tears? and who shall
say the banks were not made greener
anil the waters purer because of
If in this life these are united, it is
only in this life. In our later years
wc shall know more of tears than of
laughter; but in these last days wc
can assure ourselves that we arc
nearing the joy that comelh In the
morning. Coming to the border
land of this life, eager to see first our
Father's face, wo know wheif wc
shall sec it there will be only joy,
that henceforth and forever He shall
wipe away all tears from our eyes !
What docs the word "economy"
mean? Docs it mean the mere lay
ing away of money, the mere pinch
ing of our needs and taste that we
may have a fund laid by for a possi
ble future that, after all, we may
never see? Docs it mean to be
stingy, to refuse to give for this good
object, or to assist that deserving,
but less fortunate neighbor? None
of these; true economy, is possible
to the rich, as it is necessary to the
poor. Economy signifies manage
ment; the regulation off affairs both
omestlc and public. It docs not
mean that the tired wife 3hall devote
each moment of her life to hard
work; by doing so she is guilty of
the gravest waste. It docs not mean
that the father shall deny himself
the newspaper, which will be rest
and nourishment for his weary brain
and of value to the whole family. It
meaus that all members of the house
hold shall bo provided with every
comfort that will help them ton-.
joy jifejn a. rational manner, and
thus become useful to themselves
and those around tnem. BnTnolh
ingJ6Tro"uid be wasted ;rthe silly book
purchased, the cheap and flimsy, but
6howy garment, bought for mere
fashion's sake, the superfluous arti
cle had because it waa cheap ; all
are indications of a lack of true
economy or thrift. Be careful of
what vou have: buy what vou need.
all, jjve within your annual iucom? :
the n you winiiaTC iouu'u Iharecou
omy rightly understood, has brought
you many comforts aud some lux
uries. On the river: "What's the mat
ter, Alfred? Y'ou look uneasy."
"Well, my wife, who is fond of
swimming, dived off the boat some
time ago, and has not yet come to the
surface ; I am afraid that something
must have happened to her." "How
long has she been under?" "About
A, War Democrat."
Reference was made, in an intei
view with Blaiuc to which we refei
red on Tuesday to the apostay r
uenerni ucauy 01 unio, iroin 111
democracy, aud his purpose to ai
with the republicans. The reason
given by General Bcatty are stril
ingly identical in part with thosl
which led "war democrats" to ail
with the republican party iu lSGl-,1
Gen. Beatty's "stronger" reason
that the solid south have seen fit t
raise again the qucstiou that con
fronted us in 1SC1, namely : Sha
the constitution aud laws of the n:i
tion be the supreme law of the land
"The purpose was to settle thn
questiou by the latu war," Gcnerf
Bealtysays: but a solid phalanx
confederate brigadiers in congre.-
havc seen fit to deny lh.it it is set
tied, and to propose the repeal of ai
laws based on that assumption. Fc
tho candidates of a party whic
takes its placc-beforc the country i
that attitude, Gen. Bcatty will nevt
vote. "The principles I fought fo
ou the battle field I shall conten
for and defend at the polls," arc th
words in which he repudiates th
reactionary programme of Thurma
-lit . ll 1 1 M .Mil
ami me bouiucru oriirauicrs. "Hi
inventors of that wretched pre
gramme will find iu the outcom
what the north, which is Amcric;
thinks of it, says the Chicago Time
commending Gen. Bcattv's actiou.
Gen. Beatty's other reason is tlm
the "promise of the govcrntiicn
issued because of the ncccssitv
war to feed and clotho the army th.j
put dowu tho rebellion, is now com
to gold, and the man or the part
that would disturb or depreciate ill
value I will not support.''
Two good strong planks for lSTOJ
SO, aud 011 which alone the Kepubl
can party could afford to tight it 0 J
next year. Omaha Republican.
FnckiHf a Trnnlc.
"The man who takes over ten mii:
utes to pack a trunk is a doltl" sai
Mr. Bowerman, as he slammed dow
the lid and turned the key. Mr
Bowerman had been at it ji3t sevc
days and seven nights, and whe
her husband went uo stairs at 1
o'clock she sat down before the ope
trunk with tears in her eyes. "Yo
see how it is," she explained, as h
looked down upon her in awful coi
tempt. "I've got only part of m
dresses in here, saying nothing of
thousand other things, and even no
the lid won't shut down. I've g(
such a headache I must lop dow
for a few minutes." She went awa
to lop, and Mr. Bowerman sat dow
and mused : "Space is space. Th
use of space is in knowing how t
utilize it." Removing everything
he began repacking. Ho found thr
a silk drcs3 could be rolled to th
size of a quart jug. A freshly
starched lawn was made to take th
place of a pair of slippers. IU
brown bunting fitted into the nich
she had reserved for three handkeil
chiefs, and her best bonnet was tun
cd bottom-up in its box and packe
full of underclothing. He sat thcr
viewing sufficient empty space t
pack in a whole bed, when sho rt
turned, and said he was the onl
good hnsband iu this world, and sh
kissed him on the nose as he tome
the key. "It's simply the differenc
between the sexes," was the patron!
izing reply, as he went down staii
to turn on the burglar-alarm. Wlicl
that wife opened that trunk! Bi
screams and shrieks would aval
Had tlic Wrong? Sign.
Two beggars arc in the habit 0
standing on the corner of one of ou
business streets; one, according t
the sign on his bosom, deaf an
dumb; the other blind, with thrc
children, an invalid wife and a para
lyzcd mother-in-law to support. Thj
other day the deaf-and-dumb maj
stood alone ou the corner, with
bunch of 3hoc-strinrs around hi!
neck, eyes tight shut. Agentlema
dropped a nickel in the hat, and wa
greatly surprised to hear the deal!
aud-dumb man ask: "Don't yoj
want your shoe-strings ?" "How il
this? I read you were deaf anj
dumb," said the gentleman. Thl
blind man immediately opened hil
eyes and exclaimed, "Why, gres
euake3 1 I've got the wrong sign on !
Heredity in Crime.
An instance of heredity in crimj
is furnished by Elias Phillips,
Freetown, Mass., who recently ai
peared as a witness in a burglar!
trial, having turned state's evidence
lie is a greatgrandson of Malbonl
Briggs, a notorious criminal, wbj
was in state prison with seven
his sons at oue time. Briggs' anl
cestry is traced back to a noted pi
rate in the time of Earl Bcllamonl
and his branch of the family has foj
over a century furnished note
criminals iu every generation.
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