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VOL. XL-NO. 22.
COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1880.
WHOLE NO. 542.
I iiV iiV iV K ifl niB n iH AiBI iiir ih ifl iH hiii hiH I M S
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A. S. I'ADDOCK, U. S. Senator, Beatrice.
alvin Saunders, U.S. Senator, Omaha.
T. J. Majors, Rep., Peru.
K. K. Valentine, Uep., West Point.
Albinos Nance, Governor, Lincoln.
. J. Alexander, Secretary of Mate.
F V Liedtk Auditor, Lincoln.
G M tUrllett, Treasurer, Lincoln.
C .i Pilworth, Attorney-General.
S. K. Tliomp-on. Mipt. Public Ins'ruc.
II. C. Daw'sou, Warden of Penitentiarj .
W. V. Abbey, i ,,rison itt,pectors.
C. H. Could,
Dr. .1.0. l . Prison Physician.
II. P. .Mnthewson, Supt. Insane Aj luin.
a. Maxwell. Chief .lust lee,
Seers'- H. I.ake.l Associate Judges.
Amasa CoW. J
I'OUKTII .tUOIOIU. DIHTRICT.
. PoM,.ludue, York.
Mlt. Keese, District Attorney, ahoo
M. U. Hovie. HegNter.Ortnd Island.
Wm.'Anyan, Receiver, Grand Island.
' COIWTY DIUKCTORY:
.1.(1. IUi;iiii, Count .fudge.
John stauiter. County ClerV.
J. Karl). Treasurer.
ISenj. Splel'mati, Sbcrifl.
It. L. UHi-iter, Surveyor.
John Walker, j
.John Wise. CountvComniNKlnnern.
M. Maber, )
Dr. A. Heintr., Corouer.
S. Tj. Barrett, Supt. of Schools.
G. H. ItaUey. J iInslice,of thePeaep.
Byron Millctt. f
uarlu Wake, Constable.
J. P. Bpeker, Mayor.
H. .1. Hudson. Clerk.
C. V. Newman, Treisurer.
Geo. O. Bowman, Poliet Judge.
J.1. Uouton, Engineer.
st irrt.-if-.Iohn Itickly.
G. A. Schroeder.
id Ward vWtn. Lamb.
3r7 llTinf-fl. W. (Mother.
Columbus Iot I OMce.
Open on Sunday trm 11 a.m. to 12 m.
and trom 4:30 to ti r. m. Business
hours except Sunday G a m. to 8 p. M.
Eastern mails close at 11 a. m.
Western mails close at 4:l.ir.M.
Mall leaves Columbus for Madison and
Norfolk. Tuesday-., Thursdays and
Saturdivs, 7 a. mI Arrives at 6 p. M.
For Monroe. Genoa. Watenille and Al
bion, daily except Sunday 0 A.M. Ar
rive. mc. P. M.
For Pcstville. Farral, Oakdale and
Newman's Grove, Monday, "Wednesday-,
and Fridays, A.M. Arrives
Tuosdajs, Thursdays and Saturdays,
at ti p. m.
For Shell Creek, Creeton and Stanton,
on 3Iondavs and Fridas at 6 a.m.
Arrives Tuesday and Saturdays, at
6 P. M.
For Alexin, Patron and David City,
Tuesday-, Thursdays and Saturdays,
1 p. m "Arrives at 12 m.
For St A nthonv, Prairie Hill and St.
Bernard, Fridays, 9 a. m. Arrives
I J. I. Time TlIe.
Emigrant, No. 6, leave at
Passens'r. " 4, "
FreiL'ht, " S, "
Freight, "10, " "
Freight, No. 5, leaves at
PanseiiK'r, " 8, " '
Freight, " 8, " "
Pmiirrnt 7. " "
2:l."i p. in.
2:00 p. in.
Kverv dav except Jaturaay me mree
li'iek leading to Chicago connect with
It P. train at Omaha. OuSaturdajs
there will be but one train a day, as
-.hown bv thr follow ing schedule:
A. AN. TIME TABLE.
Leaves Columbus, 8:30 a. M.
Platte,. . . 9:00 "
' David Citv, . 9.25 "
" Garrison, :40 "
I'lysses, . J0:02 "
SUplehurst, .10:19 "
.Reward, 10:37 "
Rubv. 10:53 '
Milfonl. 11:05 "
Pleasant Dale, 11:22 "
Arrives at Lincoln, . 12:00 M.
Leave Lincoln at 1 p. M. and arrive
In Columbus 4:45 p.m.
O.. N. S H. H. UAD.
-Bound north. I Bound south.
Jaekson 4:55 p.m. Norfolk (J:30a. m.
PL Ceutre 5:57
Munson 6:57 "
Madison .7:43 "
PL Centre 9:28 '
Jackson 10:30 "
The denarture from Jackson will be
governed by the arrival there of the
IT. P. express train.
JSTCanls under this heading will be
inserted for $3 a year.
G. A. R. Baker Post No.Jt, Department
of Nebraska, meets every second and
fourth Tuesday evenings in each
month in Kniglits of Honor Hall, Co
lumbus. John Hammond. P. C.
D. D. Wapsworth, Adj't.
H. P. Bower, Searg. Maj.
And General C4illection Agent,
St. Edwards, Boone Co., Xeb.
IF YO.U have any real estate for sale,
' If yon wish to buy either in or out
of the'eity, if you wish to trade city
property for lands, or lands for city
property, give us a call.
"VVaDSWORTH & JOSSELYN.
NKLhON MILIJETT. BYRON MILLKTT,
Justice of the Peace and
X. niLLETT A: SOX,
ATTORNEYS AT LATT, Columbus,
Nebraska. N. B. They will give
elose attention to all business entrusted
to them. 248.
T ODIS SCHRELBER,
BLACKSMITH AND WAGON MAKER.
AJ1 kinds of repairing done, on short
Botice.. TBuggies, "Wagons,tc., made to
order, and ail work guaranteed.
l2TSbop" opposite the '"Tatters all,"
0re Strest. . 35
SCHOOL, BLANK AND OTHER
i Wis, WW. MJfW WW mTmi .m WsM'Mf Mjm1 MMXA
Musical Instruments and Music,
TOYS, NOTIONS, BASE BALLS AND BATS,
ARCHERY AND CROQUET, &c, at
LUBKER & CRAMER'S,
Corner 13th and Olive Sts., - COLUMBUS, NEB.
pORNELIIIN c SULLIVAN.
rp.ttair in (Muck Building, 11th street,
AlioVfl the New hank.
.JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND,
lith Strwt, 2 loor wet or Hammond Home,
Columbus, Neb. 491.
It. M. 1. TIIIJKST03f,
Oilieeoer corner of 11th and North-st.
A 11 operations first-class and warranted.
-lIIICAtiO 11AICHKK SHOP!
HENRY AVOODS, Prop'r.
t3TEvervthing in firt-class style.
Also keep the bet of cigars. 5l6y
A TTORNEYS A T LA W,
Oflice up-stairs in McAllister's build
ing. Uth St.
VTTKXCOXT Ac TAFFE,
DRESS AND MANTUA MAKERS.
37 Work done in the latest and neat
12th St., cat of
J. SCI1U, M. .,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office Corner of North and Eleventh
Sts.,up-stairs in GluekN brick building.
Consultation in German and English.
Dealer in REAL ESTA TR,
AUS KS7BAHCE AS III?,
GKNO t. NANCE CO., ... NEB.
O LATTERY ,t PEARSALL
ARE PRKPAREP, WITH
FI RS T- CLASS A PPA RA T US,
To remove houses at reasonable
rates. Give them a call.
NOW IS THE TIM E to secure a life
like picture of yourself and chil
dren at the New Art Rooms, east 11th
street, south side railroad track, Colum
bus, Nebraska, as Mrs. Josselyn will
close the establishment this Fall. Those
having work to do should eall soon.
GEORGE N. DERRY,
House & Sisn Painting,
13" All work warranted. Shop on
(lie street, one door south of Elliott's
new Pump-house. apr!6y
T S. MURDOCK & SON,
Carpenters and Contractor.
Have hadun 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
tunitv to estimate for you. 3TSbop at
the Big Windmill, Columbus, Nebr.
I.AW, REAL ESTATE
MONEY TO LOAN in small lots on
farm property, time one to three
years. Farm withsome improvements
bought and sold. Oi'ce for the present
at the Clother Jlouse, Columbus, Neb.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
ALL KINDS OF.
Store on Olive St., near the old Post-office
Columbus Nebraska. 447-ly
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAN, Proprietor.
iSTWholesale -ind Retail Dealer in For
eign Wines, Liquors and Cigars, Dub
lin Stout, Scotch" and English Ales.
XSTKent ttcky MTiiskies a Specialty.
OYSTERS in their season, by the case
can or dish.
11th SftMet, South. ef3Jepot
WA6Q1S! EMS! WA68IS!
W IIITNEY & BRKWSTER
Light Pleasure and Business Wag
ons of all Descriptions.
We are pleased to invite the attention
of the public to the fact that we have
just received a car load of Wagons and
Buggies of all descriptions, and that we
are the sole agents for the counties ot
Platte, Butler, Boone, Madisou, Merrick,
Polk and York, for the celebrated
CORTLAOT) WAGON COMFY,
of Cortland, New York, and that we are
offering these wagons cheaper than any
other wagou built of same material,
.ityle and finish can be sold for in this
EirSend for Catalogue and Price-list.
484-tf Columbus, Neb.
Win l SW IKITlTuIE,
T. E. lilTCBSU, U. S.
F&fsiciais aid Surgeons.
. S. UZSCXS, II. 0., 1 7. c. sxmcE, U. V., cf ObiSi
Consulting Fhysicia&s and Surgeoas.
For the treatment of all classes of Bur
gery and deformities; acute and
chronic diseases, diseases of the eye
and ear, etc., etc.,
ON ELEVENTH STREET,
Opposite Speice & North's land-omce.
Has on hand a fine selected
REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.
J3TALL GOODS SOLD, ENGHAVED
FREE OF CHARGE.!
Call and see. No trouble
Manufacturer and Dealer In
BOOTS AND SHOES!
A eompltt aMortauat or Ltdlrs'and Chil
dren' Shoes ktpt on hand.
All Work Warranted!!
0r blotto Good stock, excellent
work and fair prices.
Especial Attention paid to Bep&iring
Cor. OIItc ad 12th St.
HAZEN WINS MILL!
HARRIOAN tc CRAINE
Havk the agency for this celebrated
wind mill, and will also sell
pumps, and make repairs on pumps and
mills. The Hazes is better governed
than any other more durable, will run
longer, go in as little wind and in great
or than any other, and gie the best of
See the one at the Grand
call on us opposite the
FARM FOR SALE
9j iae acres of good land, 80
WpESUSm acres under cultivation, a
lna3H5jBpEr good house one and a half
story high, a good stock range, plenty ot
Water, and good hay land. Two miles
east or .Columbus. Inquire at the
Pioneer Bakery. 473-6n
Tuesday, Sept. 7th, 1880.
Pursuant to adjournment the board
of County Commissioners met on
Tuesday, Sept. 7th, 1880, at 9 o'clock
a. m. Roll called, present John
Walker chairman of board, John
Wise, Michael Maher and John
Stauffer, clerk. Minutes of the pre
vious meeting read and approved.
Bids to build bridge at Edwin
Alhrens across Shell creek, were now
opened, to-wit: Bid of Nic Blasser
aud bid of Stephen Robinson, they
being the only bids filed. On mo
tion the letting of the contract was
deferred until afternoon.
Lumber and spikes to repair cul
verts were allowed "Wm. Ryan road
supervisor of Burrows precinct.
Board took a recess until 2 o'clock.
At 2 p. m., all present.
Notice of Eikmeyer that Knapp
road was illegally vacated by the
Board at last meeting was read.
Henry G. Carew appeared in behalf
of said Eikmeyer. On motion said
matter was laid over for the present.
Petition to establish Loup pre
cinct, having heretofore been pre
sented, and no remonstrance being
filed in opposition thereto, therefore
on motion said Loup precinct was
now declared duly established as
follows: Commencing at a point on
the south branch of the Loup Fork
river, where the east line of section
24, township 17, range 2 west, joins
said river, thence south on the sec
tion line to the southeast corner of
section 3C, township 17, range 2
west, thence weBt on section line to
the west line of said Platte county,
thence north along the west line of
said Platte county to the Loup Fork
river, to be known as Loup precinct.
On petition the following persons
were appointed judges and clerks of
election for said Loup precinct to
wit: JohnB. Kjleand J. G.Kumer
clerks of election, and Johu. C. Whit
aker, Johu Graham aud Johu Jaisli
judges of election. On petition the
election polls for said Loup precinct
were established at the school house
of Dist. No. 37, in said precinct.
Chas. E. Morse appeared before
the Board and stated that valley
road between stations 1 and 2 on the
north line of sections 33, 34, and 35,
in township 17, range 1 west had not
been worked or traveled for over
five years. The commissioners beiug
satisfied by tho evidence adduced
that said road had not been worked
or iraveieu on lor over nve years
declared said valley road duly vacat
ed from station 1 to station 2.
The commissioners having con
sidered the bids, plans and specifica
tions as filed by Nic Blasser and
Stephen Robinson, to bnild the
bridge across Shell creek at Edwin
Ahrens.found the bid of Nic Blasser
in connection with his plan and
specification the lowest; therefore
on motion it was agreed by the
Board that the contract to build said
bridge and furnish material, be and
the same is hereby awarded to Nic
Blasser for the sum of $150,inlcounty
warrants at par, said bridge to be
finished and ready for travel on or
before Nov. ht, 1880.
On motion the clerk was instruct
ed to confer with the county com
missioners of Colfax county in
regard to building a bridge on coun
ty line at Henry Schwartz's across
On motion the clerk was instruct
ed to give an order to road supervi
sor Elliott, of Looking Glass pre
cinct for two road scrapers, which
are now used by road supervisor
Ryan of Burrows precinct, said Ryan
having four scrapers.
On motion the chairman of the
Board was instructed to execute
deeds to Louis Schwartz for lots 16
and 17, block A, Columbia Square,
in city of Columbus, and deed to
Paul Hoppen for lots 21 and 22,
block C, Columbia Square, in city of
Columbus, and the clerk instructed
to attest the same.
On motion the clerk was Instruct
ed to send John Blanford to St.
Mary's Hospital as an inmate therein
nntil further orders of this Board.
On motion the Board adjourned
nntil to-morrow morning at nine
Wednesday, Sept. 8th, 1880.
Pursuant to adjournment of yes:
terday the board of county commis
sioners met on Wednesday, Sept.
8th, 1880, at nine o'clock a. ra. Roll
called, present John Walker chair
man, John Wise, Michael Maher
and John Stauffer clerk.
The following bills were allowed
and the clerk instructed to draw
warrants for the same
OK GENERAL FUND.
G. A. Schroeder hardware and
nails for county . . . .$ 01 80
Herman Klerchman cleaning out
Conrt House 2 20
W. A. Routson plow as road
supervisor 12 oO
S. A. Bonesteel Com. of insanity
and examining insane. . . 8 00
Xilli X Co. -blanks for county. . 10 75
J. II. Galley & Co. goods for pan-
W. B. Dale school district map
Hunneman & Tolman lumber. .
S. L. Barrett school supt. . ..
Columbus Independent printing
for Co. supt.
Wm. Elmers lumber for eonnty
W. A. 'Routon labor on bridge
J. C. Elliott fixing pump iu jail
J. Weimillu nails for county....
J. W. Early balance In lull for
delinquent ttx list
Chas. Wake jailor. .
St. Mary's Hospital for boarding
W. N. Hensley printing
Benj. Spielman sherifl for Ly-
J. E. Taskar lumber for county
J. W. Earlv county treasurer
E. Hoheu illegal taxes assessed
Tor 1875. 33 flu
Bill of Dan Ryan for boarding
Cou Ryan iu 1878, $1.25 was rejected.
The following receipt was pre
sented by J. W. Early county treas
urer, aud ordered to be spread oil
the record, to-wit :
Columbus, Neh , Aug. 24, 1880.
Received trom J. W. Early, coun
ty treasurer, Platte county, Nebr.,
certificate of deposit, No. 1861, is
Bued to L. W. Towne, Gen. Supt. A.
& N. R. R. Co., for ten thousand
dollars, the same having been order
ed delivered to U3 by the county
commissioners of Platte county
Leander Gerhard, Prest.
Petition of Weudel E9chellueker
to sell liquor in the village of Hum
phrey, was laid over accordiug to
Petition and bond of Bernard
Mais to sell liquor in the village of
St. Bernard having been laid over
Aug. 17th, was now duly allowed
aud the clerk instructed to issue
license to said Bernard Mais for six
months, to date Sept. 8th, 1880.
On motion the clerk was instruct
ed to deliver bill for keeping Mrs.
Farly and child in St. Mary's Hos
pital to Benj. Spielman, sheriff, and
have said sheriff present the same to
Patrick Farly for payment.
Board took a recess until 2 o'clock.
At 2 p. m., all were present.
Ou motion the clerk was instruct
ed to give an order to road supervi
sor ENiott, of Looking Glass pre
cinct for lumber, to repair bridge at
Rogan's, aud to build a culvert at
Application of W. J. Irwin, road
supervisor for Woodville precinct,
for lumber, was laid over.
On motion the clerk was instruct
ed to notify road supervisor,
Keuscher of Dist. No. 10, Butler
precinct, that he is held responsible
as road supervisor of said district
until application of sonio other one
to fill vacancy is made to this Board.
Commissioner Wise- offered the
following resolutions which were
adopted to wit:
Whereas it appears by the per
sonal inspection of the Board of
County Commissioners and two
practical bridge builders, that the
Platte river bridge is now in a con
tinual falling and dangerous condi
tion, and it appears evident that all
money spent lor temporary repairs
for the last two years and all time to
come, is money uselessly and waste-
fully expended, therefore it is
Resolved, that steps be taken to
remove the upper structure, as the
foundation was found to justify the
same. The cost was estimated not
to exceed $800. It was further
Resolved, that the Board confer
with the city Board in reference to
said bridge, and ascertain whether
they could, and would, furnish a
reasonable portion of cost of said
bridge, and steps be taken to accom
plish the construction of said bridge.
On motion the clerk was author
ized to communicate with W. W.
Peet in regard to the question of 0
per cent, treasurer's fees in the mat
ter of B. & M. R. R. Co. tax sales.
Petition of over fifty voters having
been preeented to the Board to have
the question of township organiza
tion presented to the legal voters of
this couuty at the next general elec
tion. On motion the clerk was in
structed to include iu the election
proclamation, said township organi
zation, according to section 2, page
7, session laws of 1877.
The following roads were duly
located, and the clerk instructed to
spread the same on the road record,
they having been severally peti
tioned by consent, to-wit:
Rivet road, commencing at S. W.
corner of section 14, township 19,
range 3 west, running thence due
south on section line through land
of the undersigned, duesouth along
said section Hue, and terminating at
N. W. corner of section 2, township
18, range 3 west, to be known aB
Thomas road, commencing at S. E.
corner of section 26, township 19,
range 3 west, running thence due
west on section line, through lands
of the undersigned, on to Looking
Glass and west, and terminating at
S. E. corner section 24, and N. E.
corner section 25, township 19, range
4 west, to be known as Thomas road.
Brown road, commencing at the
center of section 11, township 20,
range 3 west, running thence west
2 mile on half section line, thence
south on section line, it connects
with the north Shell creek road,
where said road joins the west line
of section 2, township 19, range 3
west, and terminating at said point,
to be known as Brown road.
Leach and Harper road, commenc
ing at the S. W. corner of N. "W- X
of section 8, township 20, range 1
west, running thence direct east on
the y, section line, and terminating
at tho S. E. corner of N. E. of
section 8, township 20, range 1 west,
the above road to be all on south
of the y section Ifne.
The commissioners now elected 60
names to draw grand and petit
jurors from, for next regular term
of the district court, to be held Oct.
On motion the .Board adjourned
until Tuesday, Oct. 5tb, 1830, at 9
o'clock a. ra., it being the next reg
fferiioll on Heme.
I believe in the institution of mar
riage. I believe that the happy fami
lies are the units of good govern
ment, aud without which chaos
would come again. I believe in the
democracy of home, and despise
the man who thinks himself the
head of the family and tries to be
boss. Love is the only thing that
pays 10 per cent, to both borrower
and lender, and is the only thing in
which extravagance is economy. If
a man die in the ditch he is nobler
if he has been worthily loved than
the king on the throne, alone. I do
not like a stingy man. Geuerosity
covers a multitude of sins.
No man is too poor to be gener
ous, and no man so rich but he may
be mean. Spend money royally.
If it is the IaBt dollar you are ob
liged to let go, spend it as if it were
a dried leaf and you the owner of
unbounded forests. Do not make
your wife beg you for money.
What will your children be if you
make their mother a beggar? Mar
riage is a partnership, and a woman,
in nine cases out often, is the most
economical of the two. The way to
be truly happy is to make somebody
else happy. Who will love us when
we grow old and decrepit? Why
the woman with whom we dowered
our love and youth.
I had rather live in an bumble cot
with one I love than ditin cold state
alone as emperor of the world.
Children should be reared in love
and kindness. The whip should
never have a place in either home
or school. People ask, what if your
childreu He? Well, suppose they
do ; it is generally hereditary. The
tyrant will have liars for childreu.
Truth is born of confidence ; lies are
begotten by fear. A He is the child's
only means of defense, the only
breastwork they can throw up to
protect them from a cruel parent's
abuse. Treat your wife as a splen
did flower; be civilized and don't
beat aud abuse your children. Be
honest and independent, and treat
others aB you would be treated.
Let us have deeds and not creeds.
The jJreeH-EyMi Meanter.
Mr. Kroger was tranquilly eating
his breakfast, a morning or so ago,
when bin boy broke the silence by
asking him for 25 cents to go tt the
minstrels that night. Mr. Kreger
promptly refused, on the ground of
Mr. Kreger's boy is more than a
boy, aud, when he sets his heart on
having anything, he generally suc
ceeds in getting it; so, when bis
father refused to comply with his
request, he moved over by his moth
er, and said :
'I guess I'll tell ma what the cook
said to you last night.'
Mrs. Kreger's eyes flashed like
two balls of fire.
'You're a nice man,' she said sar
castically, 'to come home aud pet
me, and kiss me, and call me your
dew-gemmed tulip aud then go and
receive the caresses of the cook.
You miserable frog-eyed rnnt, for
two pins I'd go over there and rake
your eyes out.'
'I ah ' stammered the lord of
the manor, when bis wife broke in :
'Oh, yes I'll ah youland, turn
ing suddenly to the boy, she ed
manded an explanation.
'Will you give me 25 cents ?-'
'Give me the money first,' said the
boy. 'I'm opening the year on the
C. O. D. principle.'
He got the money, and relieved
bis mother by telling her:
"Last night cook came to pa, and
got pretty close to him "
'Ob, you wretch I' hissed Mrs. K.
'And, when she got" beside him,
she smiled sweetly and said, 'Mr.
Kreger, the potatoes are getting low,
and you had better get another
The boy got out as fast as pos
sible, white Kreger lifted bis paper
before bis face, to veil,, the smile
which made it look like a calcium
VAdrlce to YoHBff l,adIe
In order to investigate one's self,
it is well to find ont what one is now.
Don't fLink vagnely about It. Take
pen and paper and write down as
accurate a description of yourself as
possible; aud, if you- dare not, find
out why you dare not, and try and
get strength of heart enoi'gh to look
yourself in the face, miud as well ad
body. Always have two mirrors on
your dressing-table, aud with
proper care dress mind and body at
the same time. Put your best in
telligence to. finding out what you
are good for and what you can be
made into. The mere resolve not
tp be useless, aud the houest desire.
to help other people, will iu tlm
quickest and most delicate way im
prove one's self. All accomplish
ments should be considered as
meaus of assisting others. In music
get the voice disciplined and clear,
aud think only of accuracy; expres
sion and effect will take .care of
themselves. So iu drawing; learn
to set down the right shape of any
thing, and thereby explain its char
acter to another person ; but, if you
try only to make showy drawings
for praise, or pretty ones for amuse
ment, your drawing will have little
or no real interest for you and no
educational power. Re9olve to do
each day something useful in the
vulgar senBe. Learn the economy
of the kitchen, the good and bad
qualitios of every common article of
food, and the simplest and best
modes of their preparation. One
should at the end of every day be
able to say, as proudly as any peas
ant, that she has not eaten the bread
of idleness. Get quit of the absurd
idea that Heaven will interfere to
correct great errors, while allowing
its laws to take their own course in
punishing small ones. If food is
carelessly prepared, no one expects
Providence to make it palatable;
neither, if through years of folly you
misguide your own life, need you
expect divine interference to bring
around everything at last for the
best. I tell you positively the world
is not so constituted. The conse
quences of great mistakes are JHst
as sure as those of small ones, and
the happiness of your whole lite,,
and of all the Hve9 over which you
have power, depends as literally on
your common sense and discretion
aB the excellence aud order of a day.
Tne Bourbon organ says Gen.
Garfield is a dishonest man. Here
is some testimony from distinguish
ed Democrats which may be con
sidered quite aa good as auy asser
tions by Bourbon organs :
I am proud to call Garfield my
frieud, and I would not call any
man my friend whom I even sus
pected of dishonesty. em. Henry
B. Payne, of Ohio.
No living American, iu my esti
mation, stands higher for integrity
and purity than James A. Garfield.
Hon. Allen Q. Thurman of Ohio.
"Garfield's honesty, and integrity
are beyond question," Jvdye Jerry
Black, of Pensylvania.
"Garfield Is one of the most Bin
cere, and honorable men I ever
kuew in public life, and bis record
1b without a flaw." Hon. Randolph
Tucker, of Virginia.
I will tell you whom I think the
Republicans should nominate, and
whom I conBidor THEIR STRON
GEST MAN OF PRINCIPLE, AN
HONEST MAN, AND WOULD
MAKE A GOOD PRESIDENT
FOR US ALL. Personally, I con
sider him the BEST MAN you
could nominate. I refer to Ge.v.
James A. Garfield, of Ohio.
Thomas A. Hendricks
I have been his devoted friend for
many years, and I am resolved that
I never will believe that he does not
deserve the affection I have bes
towed upon him. If he would carry
the principles which regulate his
private life into his public conduct,
he would make the best chief Mag
istrate we have ever had. Judge
In the midst of the organized car
nival of corruption which has been
going on now so many weary
months and years at Washington, it
is really satisfactory to catch glimp
ses now and then of honesty for
honesty's sake, and without consid
erations of party. Gen. Garfield, of
Ohio, is a Republican of Republi
cans, but it is his simple due, which
we gladly pay him, to admit that he
has done more than anVother single
member of his party, during the
late session of Congress, to show
that It is not impossible for a man
to act with a Congressional majority
aud yet to keep bia self-respect and
the respect of honest men. JVcu7
York World, Democratic.
I"reTct f ITeefr Jfn's Sea.
AIL know' that the door to wealth,
to positionsne njoBt'exalted,. stand
wide open'to the riclrm'ari's sons and
tb 3oor man's sobs alike, and that
four outof five times the poor man's
son carri '8 off the prizes. The very
training and the habits formed by
the children of parents in poor or
medium circunrttauces, fit them ad
mirably for tfio race of life, and
secure to them the prize, while the
very surroundings of those in well-to-do
circumstances often unfit them
for the struggle -that build up such
character as is demanded to enable
(hem to retain the wealth or position
gained by their fathers, and thus
pas9 into the hands of those who
prove themselves worthy of them.
These changes take place with
surprising rapidity, aud just became
they are so common wo scarcely
ake note ofUera.. Every observing
man of fifty years will, on reflection,
find that hia memory is filled with
instances of thia upward and down
ward course in the lives of those who
were his early associates. As we go
back to our school-boy days, boys
who were then our envy because of
their, to our short sightr happy sur
roundings,.the wealth of parents and
their high: official position giving to
these children those things we boys
so much craved. Wo find as we
run down their history they are the
objects of our pity and not envy.
While those who were the poor boys
are now the prominent and influen
tial men of wealth and position.
There was one boy in particular,
whoso surroundings were the most
discouraging and whose tutureshow
him or his friends no opening prom
ise save what beamed from his own
sharp eye. Not a boy is there iu
Webster county whose circumstan
ces are so pinched, whose opuurtu
uitief for advancement are so meagre
as were that boy's. But up through
the opposing obstacles, up through
the direst poverty, up through the
murky atmosphere of a drunken
father's home, the same boy climbed
to one of the uppermost round of
honor and affluence iu the nation,
and had he lived till now, would
probably have sat in the first, as ho
did tho second place of favor in tho
republic. We refer to V ice-President
Henry Wilson. L.S. Coffin.
A DOC'S SAGACITY.
He Snvem the lAi'e of III ."Tinn
ier ou a Handle.
Deputy United States Marshal
Moody, who has just returned from
Camps Robinson and Sheridan, re
lates a notable instance of tho sa
gacity of a dog.
The dog belonged to William
Morrison, a herder at .Tonks' rauche,
situated on the Chadron creek, aud
ten miles from the nearest ranche.
Last Sunday morning Morrison was
thrown from his horse, and sustained
a complicated fracture of the leg.
He crawled across tho bridge and
over the prairie, a quarter mile or
more, to the ranche aud on arriving
there wrote a note stating bin con
dition and asking for help to reach
the hospital at Fort Sheridan. He
fastened the note to the dog's neck,
untied tho sagacious animal, and
pointed it toward Nelson's ranche.
The dog went straight toward the
ranche and after traveling about
eight miles, when he wa- yet two
miles from Nelson', met a herder,
who recognized the dog, stopped
him, read the note, aud went to the
relief of Morrison. He retied the
note and the dog wont on to Nel
son's. The herder rode post haste
to Morrison's relief and after making
him as comfortable as possible con
veyed him to the fort.
Morrison says that the last thing
ho shall part with will be the dog.
The .11 other IE u let the World.
It is bard for a young mother,
who has not yet overcome the way
ward tendencies of her own youth
ful nature, to realize the influence
she exerts oyer her own little ones.
She is constantly surrounded by
critical imitators, who copy her
morals and manners. As the moth
er is, so are her sons and daughters.
If a family of children is blessed
with an intelligent mother, who is
delicate and refined in her manners,
and does not consider it necessary
to be one woman in a drawing room
and an entirely differenf person in
every day -life, but who is a true
mother and always a tender, charm
ing woman, you will invariably see
her 'habits of speech and perfect
manners repeated in her children.
Great, rough men and noisy busy
boys will always tone down their
voices antl step lightly and try to be
more mannerly when she stops to
give them a kind word or a pleasant
smile; for a true mother will never
fail to say or do all the pleasant
things that she can that will in any
way help or lift op and cheer those
whose lives are shaded with care
and toil. The mother of to-day
rales the world of to-morrow.
It does not take half as long to
make a wound as to heal one.'
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