The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, June 30, 1880, Image 1
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(Tin1 (i'iiltuiiiiu) 3(1 u nuil. .- . . .. .,.- -.- i . .ii- ., i i , . . , . . . . . ...... . m M CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION. A. A. Paddock. V. S. Senator, Heat riff. Ai.viSMtsiKKS,U.&.SeuBtor1Oiuba. T. .1. Ma urns. Kep., ''r"- . ... K. K. VAi.BSHSK.Ufl.. West l'oint. STATK liTuECTOlSY: AMUKfei NaSCK, (imeriior, '"rolu. J .1. l.-vinder, Hecreiar. of .Mate. F Liedikv. Aiulitor, Lincoln. ;" M llirtlett. Treasurer, Lincoln. V A "iMlworth, Attorni--0-neral. ti." It" Thini-. Suj't. I'ulHc lu-rc. II. r. imun.Vanleii of Penitentiary. V. Al.e, i i,i.0n I.pector8. ('. II. uld, t . lr..l.J. PavK Prison Physician. II. P. .Matbcw-on, Supt. Insane Aayliim. .IUIHC1AUY: S. Muwvell. hicf Ju-tiec, :r$e It. LtiWe.l st.orl!1te Judges. AiHa '4Ib. I'oiKiu .lODiriAi. maimer. O. Post, .ludce. York. M. It. K'ce, Di-irict Attorney, ahoo. LAND OFFU'KKS: 31. H. Hrtvic KejfMer, Grand Island. Wmi. Ati.Min. Kerelver, (.rand Island. .ror.vrv ni iikctoky: .1. !. lliejrin. 'ount .ludjrc JWh StuHHer. County Clerk. .1. W. Karl, Treasurer. Itvnj. piclman, Mieriil. It. L. lto-Mtcr, Surveyor. Jtbn Walker, ) .Inhii Wisr. V M.Maher. ) I'OUIllVLiOiniilisnuiiii;. a. lir .a llfintz. Coroner. S. L. Karrelt. Supt. of School. . It. nil;y. .jUsiCes orthcl'eiice. Itvrn .Mlllctt. cWlc Wake, Constable. iMTY DIUKCTOItY: .1. P. Keeker, Mayor. II.. I. Hudon. Clerk". C. A. Newman, Treasurer. ;... llowman, INdiiw .III dge .I.G. ttouUon, Kngineer. COtJNUILMKN: 1st M'rtrrf .lohii Itickly. (J. A. Schrocder. U U'trrrf Win. Lamb. .S, McAllister. SW HVrrf-G. W. (Mother. Phil. Cain. 'oIumtii rout OHIee. Open on Siinrta trm 11 a.m. to 12 m. and from !:" to 0 i. M. Ilu-iness hoHi s except Sundax ' A M. to 3 v. M. Kn-tein mail cIom- at 11 A. M. Western mail cln-e at 4:l."i P.M. Mail leave idiiinbus for Madison and XwAdk, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Stttiirdas, 7 a. m. Arrive at (5 v. M. Kr Monroe, Genoa. Waterville and Al- Uittii, dailj except Sunday 0 A.M. Ar rive, same, f. r. m. Fr Postxille, Farral, Oakdale and Newman's Groc, Monday?., Weduen davs and Fridays, C a.m. Arrhea Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays, at (! i m. For Shell Creek, Creston and Stanton, on Mondays and Fridays at (5 a. m. Arrives Tuesday and Saturdays, at (5 r. M. For Alexis, Patron and Paid City, Tues(1as, Thursdays and Saturdivs, 1 i". v " Arrives at 12 M. For M Anthom. Piaiiir Hill and St. Ilernard. Fridays, . a. M. Arrives Saturdajs, Sr.M. 13. I. Time Tnlile. llasttnird I'i'Hiul. KHii-rnt,No., leaves at . :25a. in. PassciK'r, " 4, " " - 11:00 a.m. FieiKht, ' N " " .. 2:irip.m. Freight, "10, " " 4:30 a. m. MWK"irf llimml. Freinht, No. ft, leaves at . 2:H) p. m. Passunn'r, " , " " 4:27 p.m. Freii?ht, " ', " " :00p.m. Kmigrant, 7. " " l:a0a.m. Kerv dav except Saturday the three liies li-ntliii to Chicago connect with U P. trains at -Omaha. On Saturdajs there will be but one train a day, as shown bv the following schedule: A. A N.T1MK TAI1LK. Leaves Cnlumbus, Platte, David City, " Garrison, " I'ljsses, . .. Staplehursl, seward, ltubv Milford, ' Pleasant Pale, . . . " Lmcrald, Arrives at Lincoln. LoaTCs Lincoln at 1 r. m. Iu Oolumbus 4:r i..m. S::ai a. m. !:(M " 0:25 " S:40 " 10:02 " 10:10 " .. 10:37 " . lUtfW " ll:iti ' . 11:22 " .. 11:40 ' 12:00 M. and arrives O., X. & 11 llmmd north. Jackson 4:u r.M. LostCreek:i::50 PL Centre o:.'7 " II umphiev ('; 1 " Madion "7:40 Munson s-:2S " II. UO AD. Hound south. Norfolk G-.:;oa. m. Munson 0:."i7 " Madison .7:4. " HumphrevS::t4 ' PL Centre 0:28 ' LostCreek fl:.Vi " Norfolk ,s:.si Jackson 10:30 The departure from Jackson will be governed bv the arrival there of the U. P. express train. SOCIETY NOTICES. tSTCards under this heading will be inserted for $3 a year. G. A. It. Baker Post No.0, Department of Nebraska, meets everv second and fourth Tuesday eveninjrs in each month in Knights of Honor Hall, Co lumbus. John Hammond. P. C. 1). D. Waiwokih, Adj't. II. P. Uowkk, Scarg. Maj. BUSINESS CARDS PICTURES! PICTURES! TVTOW IS THE TIME to secure a life i like picture of yourself and chil dren at the New Art Ilooms. east lltlr street, south tide railroad track, Colum bus, Nebraska. 47S-tf Mrs. S. A. Josklyx. ZVOTICK! IF YOU have any real estate for sale, if you wish to'buy either in or out of the citv, if you wish to trade city property for lands, or lands for city property, ciye u a call. WaIISWOKTH & JOSSELYN. NKUSOS MILLXTT. BYRON MILLETT, Justice of the Teace and Notary Public. IV. .11II.JLETT Ac OX, ATTOKNEYS AT LA AY, Columbus, Nebraska. N. B. They will give close attention to all business entrusted to them. 243. T OUIS SCIIREIBEU, BLACKSMITH AND WAGON MAKER. All kinds of repairing done on short notice. Buggies, Wagons, etc., made to order, and all work guaranteed. it3BShop opposite the 'Tatterall,M Olive Street. 525 SCHOOL, BLANK AND OTHER BOOK Paper, Pens, SEWim MMmxms9 Musical Instruments and Music, TOYS, NOTIONS, BASE BALLS AND BATS, AKCHERY AND CROQUET, &c., at LUBKER & CRAMER'S, Corner 13th and Olive Sts., - - COLUMBUS, NEB. w: 31. .11. COBSKMUS. A TTOJiXEY-A T-LA W, Fp.stairs in tUuck Building, 11th street. Ir. K. 1- N1;jJIi"S, Physician and Surgeon. I3TOflice open Saul: Building. at all hours. TOIIIY .I..1IA1;G1IA., JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND XOTAliY PUBLIC, Platte Center, Nkij. TT a. IIU1M., KOTARY PUBLIC, 12th NtiTft, i iloors west of lUmuionil House, Columbus, Neb. 4fll.y D It. 91. IKTIUJKSTO.V RESIDENT DENTIST. Oiliceovcr corner of 11th and North-st. All opcratioiih lir.st-class and warranted. 0 MIKADO HA ICItl.lt SHOP HKNHY '001), Pltoi-'it. J37"EverthiiiK in first -class style. Also keep the best of cigars. wlO-y M cAM.ISTKK 1KKOS., A TTOltXEYS A T LA TJr, Olllce up-stairs in McAllister's huild ing, Uth St. Tf jr. sni;j, .11. a., I'll YSl CI AN AND SUll d EON, ColumbuB, Neb. Office 13th St., one door east of Rod Front ding store. Consultation iu Gor man mid English. fl(j-x vy.ii. hi;k;i:ss, Dealer in HEAL ESTATE, CONVEYANCER, COLLECTOR, AMD IUS7SAUCE A3I2IT, GENOA. NANCE CO., ... NEB. GEORGE N. DEREY, CARRIAGE, I House .Sis n l'aiiilin?, 0BAltIIa, QLASIUa, Paper llnnKlng- KALSOMININQ, Etc. JSTA11 work warranted. Shop ou Olive street, one door south of Elliott's new Pump-house. aprlCy T S. MURDOCH & 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 us an oppor tunity to estimate for you. t3TShop af the B"ig Windmill, Columbus, Nebr. 483-y Columbus Meat Market! WEBER & KNOBEL, Prop'. KEEP ON HAND all kinds of fresh meats, and smoked pork and beef; alo fresh fish. Make sausage a spec ialtv. I3rilemeinber the place. Elev enth St., one door west of D. Ryan's hotel. 4-H-tf DOCTOR BONESTEEL, U. S. EXA111I-'G NURGEOrV, COLUMHUS, : NEBRASKA. OFFICE HOLMtS, 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to 1 p. in., and 7 to 9 p. m. Office on Nebraska Avenue, three doors north of E. .1. Baker's grain office. Residence, corner Wyoming and AValnut streets, north Columbus, Nebr. 433-tf LAW, REAL ESTATE AND GENERAL COLLECTION OFFICE BY W. S. GEEE. MONEY TO LOAN in small lots on farm property, time one to three vears. Farms withsome improvements bought and sold. Ofice for the present at the Clother House, Columbus, Neb. 47S-X F. SOHECK, Manufacturer and Dealer in CIGARS AND TOBACCO. ALL KINDS OF SMOKING ARTICLES. Store on Olive St., near the old Post-office Columbus Nebraska. 447-ly C O L, U .11 1I1J Restaurant and Saloon! E. D. SHEEHAX, Proprietor. 25TWholesale ind Retail Dealer iu For eign Wines, Liquors and Cigars, Dub lin Stout, Scotch and English Ales. 3T Kentucky Whiskits a Specialty. OYSTERS in their season, by the case can or dish. lltk StreetSoutk ef Depot J JJpkfpf: s .Je C2 1 P Pencils, Inks, ADVERTISEMENTS. THE RAIN DID COME ! Our Crop is Safe ! RltACK UP! AND HAVE COURAGE AND BUY OF Robert Uhlig, One of the Leading Grain and Grass cutting machines of the world The Ehrard Harvester, THE EUREKA MOWER, The Climax Reaper, THE CLIMAX MOWER, AND THK CKI.KI1KATKD The chief of all the threshers in exist ence, and the well-known, easy. running Moline Wagon. In order to secure a machine, place your order now. Come and hee the sample machines. B:trtiM lor the above illnohlnuH ahvnys on lutml. Do not forget that the Agent is ROBT. UHLIG, I2th Street, next to Bank. WL & HCAL liuTltfliL T. . illTCHILL, it. S. D. T. ilAETHt.K.l) S. S. L'ISCE, M. 0., & J. C. CEHICE, U. V., of Qcifci, CouliioT Physicians a&i Surgeons, For the treatment of all classes of Sur gery and deformities; acute and chronic diseases, diseases of the eye and ear, etc., etc., Columbus, Neb. JEWELRY STORE OK- G-. HEMEMPER, ON ELEVENTH STREET, Opposite Speice & North's land-oftice. lias ou hand a tine selected stock of teles, Cli lrv. REPAIRING A SPECIALTY. tSTALL GOODS SOLD, ENGRAVED FREE OF CHARGE.JPJ Call and see. No trouble to show goods. 51945m D.CMcG ILL'S -r imiiii Billiard HaU! Olirc St., al the old Post-office stand. The Best Billiard Hall in the City, and a first-class resort. 2TAU classes of Imported Wines aud Clcjarx kept on haud. 518-x A GOOD FARM FOR SALE 159 acres of good land, 80 acres under cultivation, a good house one and a half story high, a good stock range, plenty ot water, and good hay land. Two miles east of Columbus. Inquire at the Pioneer Bakery. 4T3-6m L Pnysic Sineois wa OHM TfcSig5M53Jr L Till: LAST NIXPF.KCE. It waH a chill, bleak morning in November that Charles Aubrey emerged from an old shed where he bad passed the last part of the night under a pile of sheep skins. As young Aubrey stood there now his lips were parched, and his limbs shook as though with the palsy. He mechanically placed his hand iu his pocket and took therefrom a six pence. He searched further but he could find no more. That single sixpence was the last of his fortune. 'Ah, Charley, Charley,' he mur mured to himself, 'You've run your race. Where now arc the friends who have so long hung about you ! One poor sixpence! It will buy me one glass of grog to allay my burn ing thirst. Oh, would to God it would buy me one true friend!' He raised his eyes, and beheld an old woman with bended back, who came totteriug on slowly aud tremb lingly. Her garments were torn and tattered, and the thin gray hair hung matted and uncombed. She stopped when she came to where theouth stood, and leaned heavily upon her stafl. 'Charity, good sir,' sho uttered in hoarse, tremulous toues. 'Give me wherewith to purchase asinglo meal aud I'll ask God to bless thee.' 'By my life, good woman, you are the very one I have been wishing for. Here, it is all I have it is my last sixpence! Tako it. I have only wished that it could buy me one true friend.' 'But what good would come of that while you continued to curse yourself?' The youth started, but he spoke not. 'If you would have me for a friend, will you listen to me as a friend?' Listen ? Yes.' Then let this be your lowest vale of life,' said the woman with start ling solemnity. Turn now and go up hill. Go up, up, until you have reached tho sunshine oucc more. I knew your mother, Charles Aubrey, and I remember well how kind sho was. Oh, did she ever think that her well-beloved son would sink so low.' 'Stop, stop,' groaned the unhappy youth. 'O, who shall give me the first lift to regain all I have lost.' 'I will.' 'You? who are you? You say you know my mother. Who are you ? 'Never mind. Suffice it for you to know that I sutTered as deeply as you ever did. I knoAV what it is to sutler. I say I can give you the first lift. I mean by that I can show you the way. Follow my counsel, and you may yet recover all that you have lost.' 'No, no, not all. Oh, there is one loss I can never make up I'and as he spoke he bowed his head aud cov ered his face with his hands. Let not such feelings be with you now. First resolve that you will turn from the evil which has bro't you down. You know what it is as well as I do. Can you do this?' 'Ay, I had done it ere you came.' 'Then take the next step. Go and make a friend who cau help you further. Go to Amos Williams aud ' 'No, no, not there. O, not there,' interrupted Charles. 'Go to his store and freely confess to him all your faults,' resumed the woman, without seeming to notice the'interruption. 'Tell him all, and then ask him to trust you once more.' No, no, I dare not go to him.' 'But listen. I heard Mr. Williams say with his own lips that he would help you if he could ; that ho would give you his hand if you would only help yourself.' 'Did he say that?' uttered Charles, eagerly. 'He did. And now, Charles Au brey, be assured that you have not lost everything. Let people know that you meau to arise and be a man, and all whose friendship is worth having will give you their hands. Go to Amos Williams first I 'I will go.' 'Then giee me the sixpence.' Amos Williams stood at the great desk in his counting-room and he was alone. While he thus stood, casting up a column of figures upon a page of one of the ledgers, the door was opened, and Charles Au brey entered. He was yet pale and haggard, and looked as he did when we saw him two hours ago. The merchant started back with an utter ance of pain and surprise as bo recognized in the miserable form before him the once happy and be loved youth whom he had delighted to honor. 'Charles I' he uttered, as soon as he could command his speech, 'why have you come here ?' 'Mr. Williams,' spoke the youth in a choking voice, '1 have come to to tell you that my course of wicked ness is run, and from this moment I am' Here he stopped. He hesitated a moment, and then his feelings over came him and bowing his head he burst into tears, and sobs, loud and deep, broke from his lips. The merchant was deeply affected, and with the warm tears gathering quickly iu his own eyes, he started forward and placed his haud upon tho youth's head. 'Charles,' ho uttered in a tremu lous eager voice, 'have you resolved to be a man ?' 'With God's help I will be man again !' was the youth's reply. 'Is your money all gone?' 'Yes sir. This morning I had one solitary sixpence left, aud that I gave to a poor old woman who bade me come here.' 'Ay, I know her. Sho is an un fortunate creature, and has suQered much. I bade hor if she saw you, and you were cast down and repent ent, to send you here, for I heard yesterday that you were at the foot of the procipicc. Now if you are determined, you shall not want for help.' In eager, broken, sobbing senten ces, Charles poured eut his thanks aud stated tho resolution he had taken. 'And now,' said Mr. Williams, after the matter had been talked over some, 'we must find a place where you cau recruit your strength a little beforo you try to work. There is my brother who owns a farm at M . He would be glad to have you. come there aud stop awhile; and when you wholly re cover your wasted strength you shall have a place here.' At first tho youth refused to accept so much, for he knew his unworthi ness ; but the merchant simply answered him : 'You can pay me for all this if you choose, so you need not be delicate about it ; and as for your unworthi ness when the lost ones of earth are not worth redeoming, then some other standard of wo'rth must bo regarded than that simple ono which Jesus of Nazareth gave to his fol lowers.' So it was settled that Charles should go out into tho country and remain a while. He found Mr. Williams, the brother, ready and and happy to receive him, aud there he soon began to regain his health and spirits. In two weeks he was as strong as ever, and at the end of a month the marks of dissipation had all left his face. Then he returned to town and entered the store. Anion Williams gavo him n lucrative station, aud bade him remember nothing of the past save the one great lesson he had learned. 'Charles,' he said, 'you know the widow Swan.' 'Yes, sir.' 'Woll, I have engaged board for you there. I hope the arrangement will suit you.' Yes, sir,' returned the youth, with emotion. From that time Charles Aubrey went on nobly and truly in the path he had marked out. Little did Charles Aubrey know how closely he had been watched. Mr. Williams knew hie every move ment, oveu to his prayers which he poured forth in the privacy of his own apartment. Thus passed away three months, and at the end of that time Mr. Williams called the young man into the counting-room one evening, after the rest of tho people had gone. 'Well, Charles,' tho merchant com menced 'how would you like to change your boarding-place?' Thero was something in the look and tone of the man as he spoke these words that made the youth start. The blood rushed to his face and anon he turned pale. 'If you would like,' the merchant resumed, in the samo low, strange tone, you may come and board with me. I will not deceive you, Charles. Until I could know that you would entirely reform, I dared not carry you to my house. But I am satisfied now. I have not doubted you, but I would provo you. And now, if you please, you may inform Mrs. Swan that you shall board with her no more. She will not be disap pointed, for I have spoken with her on the subject.' With these words Mr. Williams left the store, and as soon as Charles could recover from the strange emo tions that had almost overpowered him, he called for the porter to come and lock up, and then having locked up the great safe, he took his de parture. On the next morning be came to the store, and when his employer came, he informed him that he had given his notice to Mrs. Swan. 'Very well, returned the merch ant. This evening, then, you will go home with me.' Evening came, and Charles Au brey accompanied his old friend home. Tea was ready, the rest of the family having eaten an hour before. After tea Charles was con ducted to the sitting-room, where lamps were burning, aud where Mr. Williams informed him he could amuse himself by reading. Charles sat down there, and his employer went out, but bo could not read. Thus he sat, when tho door was slowly opened, and a female appeared within the apartment. With a quick step he sprang forward, and without a word he caught tho fair girl to his bosom. 'Mary,' he uttered, as he gazed into the sparkling eyes of the fair being who still clung fondly to him, 'you still love me you forgive me all and trust me once more?' Yea,' she murmured ; and ere she could speak further her father en tered the room. 'A-ha so you've found him, have you, Mary?' he cried, in a happy, joyous tone. Mr. Williams,' uttered Charles, still holding Mary by tho hand and speaking with difficulty. 'I hope I'm not deceived. O, you havo not brought me hero to kill me! Yon cannot have passed this cup to my lips only to dash it away again !' 'Of course not,' roturned the mer chant. 'But you must now know the whole truth, and for fear my child may not tell you all, I'll tell you myself. This noble girl has never ceased to love you, and when you were the lowest down, she lov ed you tho most. She came to me aud asked me if she might savo you if che could. I could not tell her nay, and sho went at the work. Sho has suffered much, and, Charlos, it remains with you to decide whether her future shall be one of happiness or not. She knew that you were down, that your money was all gone and that your false friends had for saken you. Then her love for you grew bold and strong. She won dered if you would repulse her. She knew not what might bo your feelings, aud to save herself the pain of a direct repulse from you, she assumed a disguise, so that she might approach you without beiug kuown, aud yet gain some idea of your feelings aud save you if she could. I think she has done well. At any rate she has regained you to herself, and it must now be your own fault if the silken tio is loosed again.' With these words the father left the apartment. 'You Mary ? You in disguise ?' he queried, as soon as he could speak. 'Ay, dear Charles ; and you know why I did it. Here do you not remember it?' And as she spoke she drew from her bosom a small silken- purse and took therefrom a sixpence. The youth recognized it in an iiifltfuit. 'Oh !' he cried, as he strained the noble girl to his bosom, 'What can I say ? Mary Mary my own heart's truest love let my life in the years to come fell my gratitude. O, my all of life is yours, and my last breath shall bear your name in gratitude to God!' And Charles Aubrey never forgot bis promise. With this noble companion by his side he traveled up the hill, and in his path the flow ers of life grew thick and fragrant. Upon the wall of his sitting-room hangs a picture. It is a splendid painting of the Prodigal Son's re turn. Upon the face of a heavy gilt frame visitors notice a small blemish but which upon closer examination, proves to be a small silver coin. Our readers need not be told why that bit of metal is thus carefully preserved. Nebraska's congressman is the subject of the following pleasant paragraph in the last week's letter of the St. Louis Qlobe-Dcmcrat's Washington correspondent: Judgo.Yalentine, of Nebraska, has wou tho everlasting esteem of the priutcrs by a bill which he intro duced and put through to pay the employees of the printing and en graving bureau of tho treasury for Decoration Day. All other em ployees of the government reccivo pay for legal holidays excepting the printer?, and they, the poorest paid and hardest worked force here, are cut short each month that has a hol iday. The printers who profuse in their thanks to him, and the ladies of the bureau sent him flowers, which the gallant Nebraskan blush ingly accepted, while insisting that ho had only done the duty of one old printer to another. The passage of this bill was char acterized by the Washington Post as "the fastest time on record." It became a law, by the signature of the president, in less than two and a half hours after Mr. Valentine in troduced it in the house. Sidney Plaindealer. A young lady surprised the "gen tlemanly clerk" at ono of our stores recently by offering him fifty cents in payment for a dollar purchase. "It amounts to a dollar, if yon please," said the gentlemanly clerk. "I know it does," was the answer, "but papa is only paying fifty cents on the dollar now." CHESTER A.ARTIIUH. A ttkef ok r the Life of t he Re. publleaa Cundldate lor YIre-IreI!emC. Doubtless many of tho persons who lived at Filth Avenue hotel in the fall of 1879 noticed frequently passing through its chief corridor a tall, robust man, whose face beamed with good humor. This was Ches ter A. Arthur, chairman of the He publican State committee, then oc cupying rooms in the hotel as their headquarters. If they had inquired about the man's history they would havo learned that he came of good religious stock that might guard him during hia wauderings among politicians. His father was a Baptist clergy man of Troy, where, it is said, some fifty yeara ago he was born. He received an excellent education. Union college was near by, at Schenectady, aud it was natural tbereforo that young Arthur, after completing hia preparations for col lege, should enter its doors. Hore, in tho year 1848, he was graduated. While in college he was a diligent and popular student. Ho stood high in his classes, and was recognized as a man of ability and promise. Ho was welcomed into tho Psi Upsilou fraternity, and ever after has taken a deep interest iu its welfare. Upon leaving college he studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1850. He came to this city and formed a law partnership with Erastus D. Culver, afterwards minister to one of tho South American States, and a judge also of the civil court of Brooklyn. Almost at tho beginning of his prac tice, Mr. Arthur was successful in winning cases. After Mr. Culver accepied the judgeship Mr. Arthur formed a new partnership with a Mr. Gardner. This firm existed for some ten years, aud had a large business. Upon the death of Mr. Gardner, iu 18(55, the business was continued by Mr. Arthur alone. In tho year 1871, iu company with Ben jamin K. Phelps, the district attor ney, ho formed the firm of Arthur, Phelps, Knevals & Ransom. Mr. Arthur's first great case was tho well-known suit of Jonathan Lcmmon, of Virginia, to recover possession of eight slaves that had been declared free by Judge Paine, of the superior court of this city. Lcmmon had incautiously been pass ing through New York with his slaves, intending to ship them to Texas, when they were discovered aud freed by order of Judge Paine. The Judge was of the opinion that the fugitive slave law did not hold the slaves. The State of Virginia directed its attorney-general to ap peal from Judge Paine's decision. Tho legislature of this Slate re sponded to the challenge by request ing the Governor to employ counsel to defend the case. E. D. Culver and Joseph Bluut were appointed. Afterwards they withdrew and Mr. Arthur was appointed. He asso ciated himself with William M. Ev arts and argued the cade before the Supreme Court. That court sus tained Judge Paine's decision. The case was then appealed to the Court of Appeals. There also the judg ment of Judge Paiue was affirmed and henceforth no slave-holder dare venture iuto New York state with his slaves. This was not the Bole case in which Mr. Arthur busied himself in behalf of the slaves. Even as late as 185G colored peo ple were not permitted to ride ou the Fourth avenue street cars. Liz zie Jenkins, a colored woman of excellent character, superintendent of a Sunday school, was roughly expelled from a Fourth aveuue car because she was black. She brought a suit against the railroad company and applied to Mr. Arthur for ad vice. He accepted charge of the case, and managed it before Judge Rockwell in a Brooklyn court. The jury gavo a verdict of $500 damage in favor of the colored woman. The $500 was paid by the railroad com pany ; and henceforth colored people ride without question on the cars of the street lines in New York. All these events led to the formation of the Republican parly in this State, in which Mr. Arthur took a promi nent part. During the war great service for the government was rendered by Mr. Arthur. On January 1, 18GI, he was ap pointed engineer-in-chief by Gov ernor Morgan of this State. In this office he did very valuable service in the equipment of the volunteers of this State for the war. Upon January 27, 1803, in honor of these services, he wan appointed quartermaster-general on Governor Mor gan's staff. Here he again worked with groat energy to forward troops to the seat of war. He took great interest in politics, and gradually became one of the leaders of the Republican party oi this State. Upon November 20, 1871, J he was appointed Collector of the port by President Grant to succeed Thos. Murphy. Upou the expira tion of his four years' term, so ac ceptably had ho filled the post that he was reappointed iu December, 1S75. The nomination this time was unanimously confirmed by tho Sen ate without reference to a committee as usual. This was a high compli ment, usually reserved for ex-Seua-tors. On July 21, 1878, ho waa succeoded by Collector Merritt. Upou September 18, 187D, he waa elected chairman of the Republicau Stato committee. It was largely due to his skillful management that the campaign was such n successful one all the Republicau candidates for State officers being elected. Mr. Arthur's wife, a very estimablo wo man the daughter of Capt. Uern don, who was tost on the Central America died in this city daring the past winter. She had two chil dren, who are both living. iV. Y. Tribune. Why Our Young: I.ttdleat Have Xellcu(e Health. Behold her at eleven. Her limbs unfettered by the long skirts of con ventionality, she runs, she roams,Hho slides on the ico ponds, sho rolls hoops, she climbs fences, she leaps, she kicks, she runs races aud is &a fleet of foot as the boys. Her appe tite is good, her cheeks arc rosy, and her movements unconsciously grace ful. But all this must cease. Behold her again at twenty. No more iloe4 she run or jump or roll hoop, run race? or slide on the ice. It is not "proper" now nor ladylike, and she couldn't if she would, for she is fettered by long skirts, tight shoes and tighter stays. Her movement has no longer tho freedom and un conscious grace of childhood, for now when she walkd abroad she walks to be looked at, which now In her estimation is the main object iu walking. She is already in delicate health, and has a doctor who pro scribes expensive- advico and pro scriptions for her, and ascribes her complaints to anythiug and every thing but the real causo. That id simply the fettering of her body with fashionable clothes. Physically sho is now a prisoner. At eleven she was free. Tho doctor advise travel, but he doesn't advise her to take off and keep off her fashionable fetters. Sho wouldn't do so if he did, and he wouldn't advise her if he knew it would bring relief, for she would no longer believe in a doctor who would make her dress like a guy; and being dreed Hko a "guy" is dressing differently from the stylo prescribed by a Paris modiste. Diana never could hunt in a trailing skirt, narrow, tight, high-heeled gaiters, and a pinched corseted waist, but Diana with a belted tunic and unfettered limbs would be bounced oil Broadway by the nearest policeman. Dressing for health and freedom of limb aud body is one thing, and dressing for fash ion quite another. A man conld endure the pinchingand encumbran ces peculiar to feminine attire for an hour, and a pretty spectacle he'd make running about in such during business hours. Yet the "weaker sex" wear double the encumbrances of the so-called stronger. To"dresa" at all after the stylo takes up half a woman's time, and two-thirds of her strength. IHuturcri Women for Wive. Youth and beauty are always sure of a hearing; but some writer corner out with a few words of admiration for maturer charms, in the following language : The man who meets and and loves tho woman of 25 is truly fortunate in meeting and loving her. At that age bIic seldom deceives. She may not have she is not likely to have then her first sentimental experience, but such an experience at such an age is more than senti mental, and rarely ever fleeting. She looks at the youths she imagin ed she was enamored with between 10 or 18 or often 21, and they are more than indifferent or repcllant to her they are ridiculous, and she, as she" then was, is ridiculous to her self. Sho cannot but be grateful to her destiny that her sympathies and affections have been reserved for a worthy object and a higher end. At 25, if ever, a woman knows and estimates herself. She In less liable to emotional or mental mistakes. She is far surer of her future, be cause she feels that her fate is, to a certain extent, within her own bandrf. Not only is she lovlier and more lovable, broader and stronger than she has been, but her wedded happi ness and powers of endurance are in a manner guaranteed. While a Lcadville lawyer waa cross-examining a womau who waa on the witness stand last week, she exclaimed: "I'm a lady, and by thunder don't you forget it!"