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VOL. X.--NO. 26.
COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1879.
WHOLE NO. 494.
Grain, Produce, Etc.
Goofl Goofls ana Fair Dealing.
NEW STORE, NEW GOODS.
Goods delivered Free of Charge,
anywhere in the city.
Corner of 13th and Madison Sta.
North of Foundry. '''
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Harness, Saddles. Bridles, and Collars,
keeps constantly on hand all kinds of
whips, Saddlery Hardware, Curry
combs, Itruxhcs, Bridle Bits, Spurs,
Cards. Harness made to order. He
pairing done on short notice.
NEBRASKA AVENUE, Columbus.
(Successors to Gus. Lockner)
Dealer in all kinds of
The ImproTcd F.lnard Ilirrrotrr. Wood Binder,
Jlnwrrw, Itraptnu and SrtrRalrK. AUotbe
famon Mlunroota Chief Thrcshrr.IlndpM'
Under, and V In-hlp Hro. celebra
ted Vanelest. Wind Mill Pomps,
etc., KacRjr Topt. ofall htjle
Ijnriiierw, looJc to your
terewtHuiitlRrlveiiH a call.
Dr. A. HEINTZ,
Fine Soaps, Brushes,
PERFUMERY, Etc., Etc.,
Andtll articles usually kept on hand b
Physicians Prescriptions Carefully
One door I2:ist of GulIeyV, on
Manufacturer and Dealer in
BOOTS AND SHOES!
A fomp'.tte .ivtorimtnt of Ladlr and Chil
dren's Slion Ltit on hind.
All Work Warranted!!
Our Motto Good stock, excellent
work and fair prices.
Especial Attention paid to Repairing
Cor. Olive and 12th SC..
COLUMBUS BM YARD,
(One mile west of Columbus.)
TnOJlAS FLYXX & SOX, Propr's.
GOOD, HARD-BURNT BRICK
JLltvays on Hand In.
QUANTITIES to suit PURCHASERS
BECKER & WELCH.
SHELL CREEK MILLS.
MANUFACTURERS & WHOLE
SALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AND MEAL.
OFFICE .-COL UXB US, KBB J
TT J. iu;dso.,
12th Street, 2 doon. net of Ilamuouil House,
Columbus, JVW. -jfll-y
Dealer in 12EAL ESTA TE,
fiKXOA, NANCE CO., ... NK11.
A A TT011XJ-: Y A T LA W.
Will practice in all the court of the
state. Prompt attention given to all
business entrusted to his care.
Ojjice: ITp.-tairs, one door east of
Toukxal ollice, Columbus. 17i-0m
Carpenters and Contractors.
Have had an extended experience, and
will guarantee satisfaction in work.
All Kind- of repairing done on short
notice. Our motto is, Good work and
ftiir prices. Call and give u- an oppor
tunity to c-timatr for you. 3JShop Jit
the His W iudmill. olumbu-, Nebr.
nklsonciii.lett. YnoN MiLLirrr,
.Justice of the Peace and
;v. rraii.s.EX'r v so:v,
ATTORXKYS AT LAW, Columbus
Nebraska. X. B. They will give
close attention to all business entrusted
to them. 24S.
CAREW ifc CAMP,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
AND REAL ESTA TE AGENTS.
Will pive prompt attention to all busi
ness ciitru-tcd to them in tlii- and ad
joininp counties. Collection- made
Ollice u 11th -tn-et. opposite Heintz's
drup-store, Columbus, Neb. Spricht
Deutsch Parle Fr.uicia-.
Br.2. B SIGI.S,
Physician and Snrgoon.
at all hours
IF YOU have any real estate for sale,
if you wish to'buy either in or out
of the'eity, if you wish to trade city
property for lahd, or lands for city
property, pive us a call.
"WaDSWOUTH & .TOSSELYN.
RIEMin: & STOLCK keep constantly
on hand and furnish in the Wall,
the best of brick. Outers solicited. Ad-res-,
a above, box Jt.", Columbus. JTiS.
OW rs THE TIME to secure a life
1N like picture ot your-elf and chil
dren at the New Art ltoom, east 11th
street, south side railroad track, Colum
17-t f M r s. S. A . .7 OSSELVN.
KELLY & SLATTERY,
HOLDS HIMSELF IX READINESS
for any work in hi- line. Before
lettinp your" contracts for building- of
any description call on or addre-s him
at Columbus, Xeb. r3TFirst-eI:us ap-paratu-
lVr removinp buildings.
FOR SALE OR TRADE !
MARES I COLTS,
Horses or Oxen,
SABtI.i: I'O.MKS. wild or broke,
at the Corral of
42! OERKAHD .t ZEIOI.EIt.
Columbus Meat Market!
WEBER & KNOBEL, Prop's.
EEP OX HAXDall kinds of fresh
meat-, and -moked pork and beet;
also fre-h fish. JIake sausage a spec
ialty. JSTRcmeinber thi place. Elev
enth ?tM one door west of D. Ryan's
Chicago Barber Shop.
:jp:rite "Sin::t E:ue,"
HAIR CTTTIXO done in the latest
style-, with or without machine.
Xonebut lirst-class workmen employed.
Ladies' and children s hair cutting a
specialty. Rest brands of cigars con--tantlv
II EXRY "WOODS,
J72 Cm Proprietor.
JOHX IIUBER, the mail-carrier be
tween Columbus and Albion, will
leave Columbus everyday except Sun
day at C .I'clock, sharp, passing through
jiouroc. wenoa, it aLorwuu. nun iu Al
bion The hack will call at either of
the noteN for pas-engcrs if orders are
left at the po-t-otlice. Rates reason
able, f 2 to Albion. 222.1y
GOOD CHEAP ERICK !
AT MY RESIDEXCE.on Shell Creek,
three miles ca-t of Matthiss bridge.
70,000 g:otI. bartl burnt brick
which will be sold in lots to -uit purchaser-.
41S-tf GEORGE nEXGGLER.
v. s. EXA:srfl:YG sejici:o.,
COLUMBUS, : NEDItASKA.
OFFICE UOL'RS, 10 to 12 a. in., 2 to
4 p. in., and 7 to 9 p. in. Ollice on
Xebraska Avenue, three doors north of
E. J. Raker's grain ollice. Residence,
corner Wyominz and Walnut streets,
north Columbus, Xebr. 433-tf
Dlctricktt 71 cat Itlnrket.
Wwhlnston Xjt nearly opposite Court Roue.
OWING TO THE CLOSE TIMES,
meat will be sold at this market
low. low down for CASH.
Best steak, per lb., 10c.
Rib roait, 8c.
Boil " fir
Two cents a pound more than the abore
prices will be charged Oti time, and that
sxxt rcpoosl We parties only. 'z
fK. It. .1. KEEI.fiV,
OJ)icc on Thirteenth Street,
Opposite Engine House, Columbus.Neb.
Er tprich t Deutsch . 4S9-X
1ZELLEY & SLATTERY,
" House iovIhb:
and house building done to order, nud
in a workman-like manner. Please pive
us a call. ESTSbop on corner of Olive
St. and Paeitic Avenue. 485 -tf
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
ALL KINDS OK
Store on Olive St., near the old Post-oflicc
Columbus Nebraska. 417-ly
MRS. W. L. COSSEY,
Dress and Shirt Maker,
3 boon. West orStillmanN Dm? Store.
Dresses and shirts cut and made to
order and satisfaction guaranteed. Will
also do plain or fancj sewing of any de--eription.
1ST PRICKS WHY UKASOXAUI.i:.
Give me a call and trv mv uork.
LAW, REAL ESTATE
OXEY TO LOAX in small lots on
farm property, time one to three
years. iarm- with some improvements
boupht and sold. Office for the present
at the Clother House, Columbus, Neb.
GEORGE N. BERRY,
s Hnnsp. k Sin Piiinlin?
'HV&Sz, "."".'. '
K3TAH work warranted. Shop oiv
Olive street, opposite the "Tattcr-all"
UNDERTAKER, KEEPS OX HAND
readv-made and Jletnllie Cofllns,
Walnut Picture Frames. Mends Cane
Seat Chairs. Keeps on hand Black Wal
TTajUsEt:: Ats. cp j:s:'.b Crert Ecus. C:hnin, Keb
I). P. Time Tabic
Emigrant, No.0, leaves at
Passeng'r, 4, " '
Freight, " S. "
hreight, "10, ' .
Freight. Xo. 3. leave- at
Pa-seng'r, " :!, "
Freight, " 0. " '
Emigrant, " 7. " " .
0:23 a. m.
4:30 a. m.
2:00 p. m.
Everv dav except Pjturduy the three
line- leading to Chicago connect with
F P. trains at Omaha. On Saturdays
there will be but one train a day, as
shown bv the following schedule:
A. S. Paiwock, U. S. Senator, Ueatrlce.
ALvin SaUNIjkus, L S. Senator, Omaha.
T. .1. Majoiil. Rep.. Peru.
E. K. Valentine, Rep., AVest Point.
Vlim:s Xance. tSovernor, Lincoln.
..!. Alexander, Secretary of State.
F. VT. Liedtke, Auditor. Lincoln.
G. M. Rartlett. Tre-i surer, Lincoln.
C. .1. Dilworth, Attorney-Oeneral.
S. R.Thompson, Supi. Public In-ruc.
H. C. Dawson, warden oi penitentiary.
V. AV. Abbey,
C. II. Oould.
I Pri-on laspeetors.
Dr.. I. (J. Davis. Prison Physician.
Il.P. .Matliew-on, Supt. Insane Asylum.
S. Maxwell, Chief Justice,
Ceorffe B. l.ake.l Ass.ocatc Jmlpe-.
Anusa (old). I
rouiiTii jcniciAi. msTUirr.
. V. Post, Judjte. York.
M. B. Reese, District Attorney. Walmn.
M. B. Iloxie. Register. Grand Island.
Win. Anyan. Receiver. Orand I -land.
COirXTY DIRECTORY :
J. O. Ili-ins. County .ludirr.
John Stautl'er, County Clerk.
V. Kummer, Trea-nrer.
Itenj. Spielman, Slicrln".
It. L. Rosssitcr. Surveyor.
Win. Blocilorn )
John Walker, V Count Commissioner..
John Wise. )
Dr. A. Hcintz. Coroner.
S. L. Barrett, Supt. of Schools.
Charles Wake, Constable.
C. A. Spcice. Mayor.
John Wermutb, Clerk.
Charles Wake. Marshal.
C. A. Xewmaii, Tro-tsurer.
S. S. McAIIi-ter. Police Judge.
J. G. Routson, Ensineer.
1st Hard J. E. Xorth,
G. A. Schroeder.
Sd WardE. J. Baker,
Columbus Post Office.
Open on Sundays Irem 11 a.m. toi2M.
and from -2:S0 to t! r. M. Business
hours except Sunday 0 a. m to i. m.
E-istern mails close at'll a. m.
Western mails clo-e at 4: IS p.m.
Mail leaves Columbus for Madison and
Xorfolk. daily, except Sunday, at 10
A. M. Arrives at 4:30 p. m.
For Monroe, Genoa. Waterville and Al
bion, daily except Sunday C a. m. Ar
rive, same, 6 p.m.
For Osceola and York,Tucsdays,Thurs
days and Saturdays, 7 a.m." Arrives
Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays,
C p. M.
Kcr Wclf, Farral and Battle Creek,
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays,
C a.m. Arrives Tuesdays, Thursdays
and Saturdays, at 6 p. .v.
For Shell Creek, Creston and Stanton,
on Mondays and Fridays at 6 a. m.
Arrives Tuesdays and Saturdays, at
6 p. M.
For Alexis, Tatron and David City,
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays,
lr.H Arrives at 12 M.
For 6 1. Aotbcm . Tisiiie Hill end St.
-Bernard. Saturdays, 7 a. M.-Arrhes
Fridays, 3 p.tf.
Erl - . . . --" -- Vgrf
ELSIE LEIGH WHITTLESEY.
It was the day after New Year's
a cold clear Tuesday morning
that I disconsolately wended my
wuy to school, wishing that holidays
came oftener and stayed longer, nud
regretting that out of fifty-two there
was only one week of uninterrupted
The old red school house stood at
the junction of three road, and as 1
raised the little hill just before
reaching it, I saw, coining fnftn tho
opposite direction, a little black-clad
figure that looked like a moving
blot on the unbroken whiteness of
the snow-covered landscape.
I never could tell what actuated
me to linger on her movements as I
did, or why she so strongly attract
ed me, but from the first I think I
must have loved the child even be
fore i was old euou"h to slijjhtlv
understand the meaning of the word.
We leached the worn old door
stone together, and, being a boy, not
at all afraid to speak to any one,
much less u timid little girl, I very
coolly asked her if this was hor first
day at school.
"Yes; and I dread it so much.'
It was the sweelcst voice that I
had ever heard or have ever heard
since, l tic peculiar rising inflection
on the last word was like the short,
clear, low notes of a bird, and as
"Do you come every day?''
"Hav'nt missed a day this winter."
"Oh, I am so glad 1"
'Why are you so glad?"
"Because you are a good boy.
"Won't you please tell me your
"I like the nanio," she said sweet
ly, and, boy as I am, I wondefed
how any mortal ever came by such
an angel smile. All this time she had
been trying to untie the round
worsted strings of her hood, but had
only succeeded in drawing them
into a hard kunt.
"Won't you please initio it for mo,
She held up her little chin, and
without a moment's hesitation I
bent 'down aiid did as she requested.
It was such a tender, confiding little
face who could ln-lp ioving it? I
patted encouragingly the rose-red
cheek turned toward me in a gentle
truthfulness, and bade her not to be
afraid, fur she had as good a right lo
come to school as any one.
"Hallo! where did that little black
bird come from ?" cried kind-heart
ed Ben Phillips as "we entered.
"Come along, little girl, and get
warm, for you look half-frozen."
A general tittering and nudging
followed Ben's energetic sealing of
the new scholar and one saucy little
minx, not understanding its signifi
cance, asked pertly:
"What arc you looking so like a
crow for? 1 hate a blaok dress."
The voice that had so charmed me
in the entry answered the question
in a strangely quiet way.
"My father is dead."
A hush as If of death fell upon the
noisy group gathered around the old
cracked stove. The unwonted si
lence was broken by the entrance of
the teacher, who rapped us to order,
after which he briskly called up the
"What is your name?"
Mr. Pike looked wise.
"Adelina Lagrange, I suppose;
and you are the daughter of the
lady who has recently taken the
"Well, you may take this seat,"
pointing to a bench not far from
where I was sitting, and without
further questioning Adeliuu had
passed through the trying ordeal of
a "first day," and was duly counted
one of us.
Her mother, it was rumored, was
a lad of refinement and culture,
but very proud aud reserved in her
demeanor for a person who was
obliged to teach music for a living.
Mrs. Lagrange, at any rate, was
young, haudsome, and recently
widowed at ltat the length and
newness of her ,H indicated to ob
serving feminine eyes that the be
reavement wa3 recent, and that is
all the gossips knew about her.
The summer term brought Ade
lina again to the old red school
house, but so changed outwardly
that wo hardly knew her for the
somber "blackbird" of the previous
winter. She fluttered in one morn
ing drosscd in white, with sash and
shoulder-knots of cherry ribbous
the loveliest creature I ever saw.
At noon sho came to me aud eaid,
very gravely :
'After to-day I am not coming
"I am goiug to the city to live;
but you were kind to me the nrst
day I came, and I tell you for that
reason, and because you didn't mind
untying my hood for me."
I felt her going so keenly that I
could not study, try as I would, and
in consequence my grammar lesson
was a decid.nl failure. I went home
frfttn school her way that day, taking
care that the other scholars should
not suspect my motives.
When I came in sight of her she
was standing motionless by the road
side, attentively watching a yellow
jacket buzzing for sweets in the
downy heart of a white Canada
Years, after when miles and miles
away from that spot, I could shut
my ees of a hazy October afternoon
with a five o'clock sun dipping to
ward the tree-top, and see a little
girl, lovely as the blush of the sun
set, gazing peusively at a bee upon
a common roadside flower.
"Did it sting you?'' I asked, as
suming u very sympathetic air.
"No; bees never sting mo, and
Pve watched them dance on the
tliistle-licads all summer."
"I did not know that you loved
them. Most girls are afraid of bees."
Yes; but I am not."
She turned from the rank patch of
thistles and -lowly resumed her
When we eamo to the lane where
our paths separated, she put up her
little arms to be taken and kissed
before leaving me, as she said, "to
come back no more."
"Be good to yourself, Eddie, and
next winter, if any little lonely Ade
linas come cold and frightened to
the old red school bouse yonder, be
kind to them a9 you were to me."
Something choked in my throat,
and I could not say a word; but I
kissed her moro than once; aud
after that she had slipped from my
arms and wa3 twenty rods away, I
sat down and cried like a baby, be
cause I was never to see Adelina
It was not long before the rumor
was rife in the neighborhood that
Mrs. Lagrange bad married a middle-aged
city millionaire, and that
the young widow and her child had
found a new protector iti place ot
the one death had taken from them.
Years flitted by I was twenty
four; 1 had fought through the
great rebellion entered the army a
private and came out of it a captain,
shattered in health, and utterly de
pleted iu pocket, to find myself at
home agaiu, ill and altogether dis
trustful of fortune's smile.
In my frequent walks to the vil
lage post-office I often passed by the
old red school house, aud never
without a sigh of regret for the
many happy, care-free days spent
wilhiii its battered walls.
Among the letters handed to me
one morning was one postmarked
New York, which informed me of
the agreeable fact that, through the
instrumentality of a friend of mine
whom he was anxious lo serve, the
undersigned, Mr. Maxwell, had been
induced to extend to mo a commer
cial opening at the liberal salary of
two thousand a year, to be increased
il merited. There was fortune for
me in the offer, and T accepted it
Mr. Maxwell, a rich New York
merchant, from the first took a live
ly interest iu my advancement. The
unknown friend I could not account
for in any other way than by sup
posing it to be some soldier com
rade whom I had befriended in the
w itiini a montn I was burly es
tablished at my new post of duty,
and succeeded in pleasing Mr. Max
well so well that, at the beginning
of the second year, he sent me to
Europe in the interest of the house.
When I returned I was given a
week's vacation, which I spent
among the breezy hills of my old
country home, passing the pleasant
September days in tramping thro'
the woods and fields aud by-ways
that were the chosen haunts of my
I wa9 just turning the curve iu the
road where the Canada thistles
grew, and so lost in my walking
reverie that I was almost opposite a
lady standing in their midst before
I was aware of her presence.
"I am glad you still love the old
scenes, Mr. Durand," she said, with
out expressing the least surprise.
I was astonished. Here was a
lady whom, to the best of my
knowledge, I had never seen before,
addressing me as familiarly as if we
had known each other all our lives.
"Names are treacherous things,
and if I were ever so fortunate as to
have known yours, I am guilty of
having forgotten it," I replied.
"Men forget easily, I am told ; but
I had hoped to find you an exception
lo the rule."
A very awkward silence on my
part ensued. Sho took pity ou my
evidont embarrassment, aud con
futed: "Has your battle with the world
entirely driven from your recollec
tion all the old school faces ?''
Her voice dropped to its old,
sweet, clear, winning cadence, thrill
ing my whole being with delight.
I caught her hand, and, before I
knew what I was doing, had carried
it to my lips and kissed it.
"Excuse me," I stammered; "hut
I am so glad to sec you, and you
seem just the same little girl I kissed
here years ago not a bit tailor, not
a bit older-only Adelina, always
Then I told her all about myself,
how prosperous I was, and the
strange manner in which I had been
brought to the notice of my kind
employer. When L had finished, she
merely said, in her simple way.
"I know it."
"You seem to know everything.
Do you know Mr. Maxwell?"
"He is my father."
"And my unknown friend."
I staggered back, in my soul
ashamed that I should owe every
good in life everything to a wo
man who owed me nothing but the
poor favor of once having untied for
her a wretched black and white
I turned away, cut to the heart,
but she put out a detaining hand.
"Don't go, Mr. Durand that is,
don't go feeling hurt; for it would
make me very unhappy if you were
to go away angry with me."
"Unhappy! What am I, that a
pain to me should render you un
happy?" I answered bitterly.
"I knew of uo other way iu which
to express my gratitude."
"Gratitude for what ?" The ques
tion was rudely abrupt, but she took
no notice of my ungracious speech.
"Gratitude for the kindness given
me long ago, and which 1 have
missed ever since the day wo parted
here by the roadside."
"Arc you conscious of what it is
you are saying, Adelina?"
"How am I to understand your
"That I leave to your good judg
ment," she smiled, lowering her
She had an instant illustration of
my "good judgment," in the way I
imprisoned her two little hands iu
both of mine, and kissed the sweet
mouth for its shyly whispered
I walked home with Adelina oh,
6o happy! and when I asked her
hand of Mr. Maxwell, he said.
"I have anticipated your request
by keeping you under my eye for
more than two years. Adelina is
the best and truest girl in the world,
but I believe yon to be as worthy of
her a9 any mun living, and give her
to your confident that you know
how lo prize the treasure you have
And so, not long thereafter, I
married Adelina, the love of my
boyhood, and the crowning glory
of my later years.
A parent who doesn't know how
to govern a child without whipping
it, ought to surrender the care of
that child to some wiser person
Sportsmen once thought it was nec
essary to lash their dogs in training
them for the field. They know now
that the whip should never be used.
Horsemen once thought it was nec
essary to whip colts to teach thera
to start and stop at the word and
pull steady. They kuow that an
apple is better than the lash, and a
cares3 baiter than a blow. If dogB
and horses can be thus educated
without punishment, what is there
in our children which makes it nec
essary to slap and pound them?
Have they less intelligence; have
they cold hearts; are they lower iu
the scale of intelligence? We have
heard many old people say "If we
were to bring up another child, we
would never whip it." They are
wise, but a little too late. Instead
of God doing so little for children
that they must be whipped into
gooduess, he has done so much for
them that even whipping cannot
ruin them that is, as a -rule. Many
children arc of such .a quality that
a blow makes them cowardly, or
reckless, or deceitful, or permanent
ly ugly. Whipping makes children
lie. Whipping makes them steal.
Whipping breaks fheir spirit. Whip
ping make3 them hate their-parents.
Whipping makes home distasteful
makes the boys runaways, makes
the girls seek happiness anywhere
and anyhow. Whipping is barbar
ous. Don't whip.
If two angels, says Newton, wero
sent down from Heaven to execute
the divine command, and one was
appointed to conduct an empire, and
the other to sweep a street, they
would feel no inclination to change
An Old Kfory oi" Inrcnzo Dow
ICctohl lv an H;li.sh
Some of the American preachers
of the past have delivered sermons
more startling than edifying, aud
havecondesccuded to singular tricks
to arrest aud take the attention of
the audience. Lorenzo Dow, one of
these preachers, it is said, was on
his way to preach iu South Caroli
na, under a largo spruco tree, wheu
he overtook a colored lad who was
blowing a long tin horn, and could
send forlh a blast with rise and
swell and cadence, which waked the
echoes of Ihe distant hills. Calling
aside the blower, Dow said to him :
"What's your name, sir?"
"My name Gabriel, sir," said the
brother In ebony.
"Well, Gabriel, have you been to
"Yes, massa. I'se been dar mauy
"Do you remember a big spruce
pine tree on that hill ?"
"Oh, yes, massa, 1 knows Hat
"Did you know that Lorenzo Dow
had an appointment to preach un
der that tree to-morrow ?"
"Oh, yes, massa, everybody knows
"Well, Gabriel, I am Lorenzo
Dow, and if you'll take your horu
and go to - morrow morning, and
p climb up into that piuo tree aud hide
yourself among the branches before
the people begin to gather, and wait
there till I call your name, aud then
blow such a blast with your horn as
1 heard vou blow a minute ago, I'll
give you a dollar. Will you do it,
"Yes, massa, I take3 dat dollar."
Gabriel, like Zaccheu?, wa hid
away in the tree-top in due time.
Au immense concourse of persons,
of all sizes and colors assembled at
the appointed hour, and Dow
preached on the judgment of the
last day. By his power of descrip
tion he wrought the multitude up to
the opening of scenes of the resur
rection and grand assize, at the call
of the trumpet peals, which were to
wake the sleeping nations. "Then,"
said he, "suppose, my dying friends,
that this should be the hour. Sup
pose you should hear at this mo
ment the sound of Gabriel's trum
pet!" Sure enough at that moment
the trump of Gabriel sounded.
The women shrieked, and many
fainted ; the men sprang up and
stood aghast ; some ran, others fell
and cried for mercy ; and all felt for
a time that the judgment was set
and the books were opened. Dow
stood and watched the drifting
storm till the fright abated, and
some one discovered the colored
angel who had caused the alarm,
quietly perched on a limb of the old
spruce, aud wanted to get him down
to whip him, and then resumed his
theme saying: "I forbid all persons
present from touching that boy up
there. If a colored boy with a tin
horn can frighten you almost out of
your wits, what will ye do when
yon shall hear the trumpet thunder
of the archangel ! now will you be
able to stand in the great day of the
wrath of God?" JTeiv Quarterly
The Brichl Nhlc.
Little Harry had one very marked
trait of character. He always looked
on the bright side.
One day he was all tiptoe with an
ticipation expecting his father home.
Somebody else was; expecting him,
too, for the table was set very tempt
ingly for dinner, with fresh linen
and fragrant flowers by one plate;
the oysters just ready to go into the
kettle, and now it was time for the
"There'd the whistle!" said Harry,
and, catching his cap, was down to
the station in three minutes, to walk
up with his father.
The oysters were steaming hot,
aud the coffee ready, but the time
seemed pretty long since the whis
tle, and Harry's mother looked out
once more to see him walking home
"He didn't come; I waited till
every one wa9 off," he eaid, a little
His mother's heart sank lower
"I think there may havo been
some accident on the other train,"
said she slowly.
"Ye9," replied Harry, his faco
brightening, to her surpme; "yes,
aud he is so busy helping others
that he forgot to send U3 word.
That's the way to look on the bright
side of an accident, isn't it?"
Harry's father came on the next
train, but, in her joy at his return,
Harry's mother still kept room In
her heart for the lesson she learned,
and which has often choerod her
since, of how to make the best of
our every-day disappointments ; and
one of her nroverba is : "There may
be a bright side to an accldetn."
iTloacyOIuklnxr Men and Wo
Merchants and manufacturers who
have made money and become
wealthy have done so by having;
something good to sell and by con
tiuuiug to sell such articles as will
give satisfaction. Farmers can make
money by adopting the same rule ot
always having something good to
sell and by selling such things a
will please the purchaser. The samo
necessity exists that a farmer should
understand his business as that a
merchant should understand lii?,and
there is very litllc chance for n
farmer to make money who has to
employ others to boy and sell for
him and who has, all the lime, to be
asking advice of neighbors. How
would it look for a manufacturer to
be obliged to find out through oth
ers what to make, or for a merchant;
to seok counsel of other merchant?.
A genuinely clever, busincss-liko
merchant ascertains what suits his
customers, and procures those styles
Qf goods; and so it is with a money-making
farmer he studies the?
state of the market and find what
kind of animals sell for the most
money, when everything has been
reckoned up and the cost of food
and attendance has been deducted ;
and 33 some kinds of fanning stock
require but little attendance, and
yet -ell at a high figure, that is tho
sort any hhrewd, wide-awake farmer
will breed. Now, a merchant or
store-keeper ihould ulway-i deal in
such goods as. will not be left on hi
hands as so much dead stock. There
are, however, some who every year
have such a quantity unsold that at
last I hings have to be marked down
to such a low figure that the loss in
curred on them is serious; and if
readers of this wjll mentally cast
their eyes around, they will readily
see men who, in agriculture, aro
making the samo mistake, for they
have ou their farms every year some
kind of stock which can not be sold
at a price high enough to pay for the
cost of producing it. Like tin;
store-keeper who has gained by a,
portion of his stock aud lost nil tho
profits on account of his unsalable
wares, so these farmer', by keeping
on band inferior animals,which have
to bo sold at a loss, lose far moro
thau was gained by the best sales.
Good judgment is lacking in such
cases, not only in buying and keep
ing second and third-rate stock, but
in the management of it. Nothing
can be more absurd than for a man
to buy up or breed a low-priced set
of animals, and think because they
are in his hands they will be worth
more than in another man's. It L
perfectly ridiculous for any man to
suppose his name alone will be suffi
cient to enhance the worth of what
he has to sell ; for his name, or any
otic's is of no use till he has distin
guished himself by proving his
judgment in possessing choice ani
mals. In all cases where a mau or wo
man makes money, a uniformly good
Bystem is adhered to; for there nev
er was any money made, aud never
will be, by any one who is all the
while changing his stock, and hav
ing first one and then another man
in charge of different parts of his
business. Agriculture requires sys
tem, aud It will not do to bo hot one
day and cold another about any
thing. To use a common, homely
cxpre3siott farralug can not suc
ceed when there is any "fooling"
about it. There must be a good
system decided on, and then "stuck
to," under all commou circumstan
ces to secure success in farming as
well as in all other kinds of busi
ness. Rural Hew Yorker.
The Pbynlcal Vnlac oSlulnz-
Singing is one of the healthiest
exercises in which men, women aud
children can engage. The Medical
WochcnzchrifL, of St. Petersburg,
has an article based npon exhaustive
researches roado by Prof. Monassein
during the autumn of 1878, when he
oxamined 222 singers ranging be
tween the ages of 9 and 63. Ho laid
chief weight upon the growth and
absoluto circumference of the cheat,
upon the comparative relation of the
latter to the tallness of the subject,
and upon the pneumatometric and
spiromctric condition of the singer.
It appears to be an ascertained fact
from Dr. Monassein's experiments
that the relative, and even tho abso
lute, circumference of chest Is great
er among singers than among those
who do not sing, and that it Increas
es with the growth and age of the
singer. Tho professor even says
that singing may be placed physic
ally as the antithesis of drinking
spirituous liquors. The latter bin
der?, whilo the former promotes.
Flattery resembles tho picture of
a suit of armour lathis respect, that
it 13 olculated to yield delight, Hot
to render any actual, service. Dtm-ophflu.
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