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VOL. XL-NO. 28.
COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1880.
WHOLE NO. 548.
A. A. Paddock, U. rf. Senator, Ileatrlee.
A I.VIN S L'SlKKs, IT. . "Senator, Omaha.
T..I. MAJoite. Kl.. IVru.
H. K. V aix.n nsK. Itop.. t-t Point.
Ai.bisU N'N'K. Governor, Lincoln.
S..I. Al.-XAiuii-r, Secretary of State.
V W .ii'.lU-. Auditor, Lincoln.
;". Mirlftl. Tr.i-urer. Lincoln,
t. j iiilwwrlh. Altonicy-iieiipral.
S." It Thiiph. Supt. PMI- liintruc.
II. iv-Hi.AVarili'iiof IVnitciitiary.
W. V. A ', j, iri,i Inspector.
DrHl.MJ. IHvis. Prison Physician.
II. P. MnOii'Wuon, Supt. Iiinaiie Asylum.
'&. Mcivwfll, rhit-r Justice,
:...!. It. Lake. Aociate .Judges.
Awtira Mlt. )
fUl'KTII JPIHl'HI. DISTRICT.
(1. W. Pst..lmle-. Aork.
M. It. Itee -e, Histrnt Attorney, ahoo.
.M. 1L IIxie, i:egitcr,Uraiid Islam!.
WnSla rijah. Keeeivcr.'Uran'd Maud.
.1. a. Ilitsino. fount .lud-re.
Jwfcn SImhHit. fniuity Clerk.
J. ". Knrl, TroaMirer.
littuj. Spiflman. Slirnll.
H. 1.. Kos.hiirr, Surveyor.
.Iwhn Walker, )
.lelin "ie. OouuLyCommihhl
M..Mifber J ' ' '
S. L. Ilurrett, Mipt. of Schools.
5. It. Itttiley, ji!,t.H,,fthePcnep.
llvron Mill.lt, f .lustn.hoi in.
i&arli Wake, Con-talile.
.1. P. Heeker, Mavor.
11.. I. lliiiNnu. Clerk.
C A. Newman, Treasurer.
Jo. (5. Howman, Police Judge.
J.tJ. iCuutiou, Engineer.
.I4?t) " -OatllKCtLMRN
1st W'ud -John Uickly.
!. A. Schrocdcr.
id Ward -Win. Lamb.
f f3fZ'irfr'Z-J. W. Mother.
" ?1uiii1um INl OHIco.
open on Siunl.tj s irmii II a.m. to 12m.
mill from -1:30 to ! i m. llusincss
hours except Sunday 0 A. M. to tf r. M.
Kantern maiN clo.e at 11 a.m.
Weetern mails olo-o at 4:15 p.m.
Mail leave Columbus for Madison and
Norfolk. Tuexilays, Thursday and
Saturday, "I a. M. Arrives at 6 I. M.
For.Miuroe, (ieuoa. WaU-rvillc and Al
bion, daily except Sunday 0 a.m. Ar
rive, nine, C, v. m.
Fr Potville, Farral, Oakdale and
Newman's lrove, Mondays, Wednes
datsaiid Fridsvs, U a. M. Arrhes
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays,
Fr Sliell Creek, Creston and Stanton,
on Mondays and Fridays at 0 A.M.
Arrives Tuesdays ami Sattudajs, at
fi r. m.
Fr Alexis. Patron and David City,
TMesdity s, Thur-davs and Saturdays,
1 v. m "Arrives at 12 M.
I'or.S t, "A ntbouj. Prairie Hill and St.
Ileriiard. Fridays, 'J a. m. Arrives
Saturday. 3 P.M.
I'. I. Time Tabic.
Hxii:;ranl, N.tf, le.ie. at . . .
Pa-ellK'r, " 4. " " ...
Freight, " S, " ..
FroiKhL, " H, " - -
Freik'lit, No. A, leaves at. . . .
PassenK'r, " 3, " " ....
Freight, 5. " " ...
Kmiirrant. " 7. " " . . .
ll:Ptf a. in.
1:30 a. in.
2:00 p. m.
4:27 p. m.
(". :00 p.m.
1 :30 a. m.
Kery day except Saturday the three
line leading to Chicago connect with
I! P. trains at Omaha. On Saturday
thore will be but one train a day, as
hwn by the following schedule:
lL.fc M.TIM E TAI1LK.
Leave? Columbu, ..
" lnid City,
" Seward,.. ..
" Pleassut Da!
Arrives at Lincoln,
Loaves Lincoln at
rives in Columbui 4:
.. 8:20 A.M.
. 11:18 44
. 11:37 "
. . 12:tH) m.
M. and ar-
O., N. A IL II. UO AD.
laeksen 4:W l'.M,
PI. Centre A:.i7 "
Norf.dk 0:30 a.
Mun-oii (!:A7 '
PI. Centre !:2S
Lost Creek y;.Vi '
.lack-on 10:30 '
The dunarturo from .Iackaon will he
gexerned by the arrival there of the
11. I. xpres train.
t3TCard under this heading will be
inserted for $3 a year.
O. A.itt. Baker Post No. '.. Department
or Nebraska, meets very secoml and
fourth Tuesday evenings in each
month in Kniuhtsof Honor Hall, Co
luuibuti. Joux Hammond. I. C.
D. D. Wadswokth, Adj't.
II. P. Howkk, Sear. Maj.
XT .1. THOMPSON,
XO TA JiY r UJiLIC
And (Jener.nl Collection Agent,
St. Edicards, lioont Co., .Af.
JY YOU have any real estate for sale,
if you wih to buy either in or out
the "city, if you wish to trade city
property for lands, or lands for city
property, phe us a call.
WaTISWORTH fe JOBSELTN.
MCLDON MILLTT. BYRON MI LLKTT,
Justice of the Peace and
W. MILLETr At MOf,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Columbus,
Nebraska. . B. They will give
doe attention to all business entrusted
to them. 24$.
T OUIS SCHnEIBER,
BLACKSMITH AND WAGON MAKER.
All kinds of repairinc done on short
notiee. Buggies, Wagons, etc.. made to
order, and all work guaranteed.
rSTShop opposite the "Tattcrsall,"
Olive Street. ,25
SCHOOL, BLANK AND OTHER
n?apex Pens, Pencils, Inks,
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.
"lOKNKl-HJS A: SIJ1.1MVAH,
ATTORN EYS-A7-LA W,
ITp-etairK indluck Itiiildlng, 11th street,
Above the New bank.
JUSTICE OF THE TEA CE AND
let It Strwt, 2 ilooni wrst of Ilaniinonil Houc,
Columbus, Neb. -ll-y
TvIC. .11. I.TIIi;itSTO."X,
officii over corner of 11th and North-st.
All operations first-class and warranted.
IIIECACiO IIAltHKIt .SHOP!
HENRY WOODS, Puoi-'a.
t33"E very thing in first -class style.
Also keep the best of cijjars. S16-V
A TTOltXEYS AT LA TV,
Office up.stair in McAllister's build
in jr. 11th St.
in. hai.-.aa e,
llth St., nearly opp. Gluck's store.
Sells Harness, Saddles, Collars, Whips,
Blanket. Curry Comb, Brushes, etc.,
at the lowest possible prices. Repairs
promptly attended to.
o j. scnxiii, .u. .,
J'lIYSJCJAN AND SURGEON,
OJJlce Corner of North and Eleventh
Sts.,up-stairs in Glurk.'j brick building.
Consultation in German and English.
-v- av ftT&-wa.
Dealer in REAL ESTATE,
AND IWWSAITM AS IN?,
OKNOA. NANCK CO., ... XKB.
OLATTERY .t PEARSALL
ARK PKKrARKD, WITH
FTIiST- CLA SS A TPA JtA T US,
To remove houses at reasonable
rates. Give them a call.
NOW IS THE TIME to secure a life
like picture of yourself and chil
dren at the New Art Rooms, east llth
street, south side railroad track, Colum
bus, Nebraska, as Mrs. .losselyn will
clone the establishment thi- Fall. Those
bavin:; work to do should call soon.
T S. MURDOCH &SOXf
" Carpenters and- Contractors.
Have had an extended experience, and
will guarantee satisfaction in work.
AH 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. j3J"Shop at
the Big Windmill, Columbus, Ncbr.
Ii AW, RE AI ESTATE
MONEY TO LOAN in small lots on
farm property, time one to three
years. Farms with "some improvements
bought and sold. Office for the present
at the (Mother IIoue, Columbus, Neb.
cot.ii ?i it u m
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAN, Proprietor.
SSTWholesale nnd Retail Dealer in For
eign Wines. Liquors and Cigars, Dub
lin Stont. Scotch and English Ale.
Z3TKentucky Whiskies a Specialty.
OYSTERS in their season, by the cade
can or dish.
lltk Street, Soutli of Depot
S. J. MARMOT, Prop'r.
Nebraska Ave., South of Depot,
A new house, newly furnished. Good
accommodations. Board by day or
week at reasonable rates.
tSTHef a. Flrt-Claiw Table.
Meals,... S3 Cents. Ldgingg....25 Cte
WAB0IS1 BOeeiES ! fABOISl
WII ITN E Y A BREWSTER
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
metrics of all descriptions, and that we
are the sole agents fur the counties ol
Platte, Itutler, lloonn, Madison, Merrick,
Polk and York, for the celebrated
CORTLAND WAGON COMP'Y,
of Cortland, New York, and that we are
offering these wagons cheaper than any
other wagon built of same material,
stylo and finish can bo sold for iu this
j3Send for Catalogue and Price-list.
484-tf Columbus, Neb.
mm i smm institute.
T. . MITCHELL, H. S. D. T. UAST727, U.S
S. S. MEECZS. U. 0.. ft J. C. BZITISX, U. 0., of Oaikl.
Consulting Physicians and Surgeons,
For the treatment of all classes of Bar
gery and deformities ; acute and
chronic discaseB, diseases of the eyo
and ear, etc., etc.,
ON ELEVENTH STREET,
Opposite Spelce & North's land-oflice.
Has ou hand a fine selected
REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.
ESALL GOODS SOLD, ENORAYED
FREE OF CHARGE.23
Call and see. No trouble to show
Manufacturer and Dealer in
BOOTS AND SHOES!
A romplrte assortment of Ladlst'sad Chil
dren's Hnoes kpt on knd.
All Work Warranted!!
Oar blotto Good stock, excellent
work and fair prices.
Especial Attention paid to Bepairing
Cor. Olive nad lSta Htm.
BECKER & WELCH,
SHELL CREEK HILLS.
MANUFACTURERS ft WHOLE
SALE DEALMR IK
FLOUR AND MEAL.
OFFICE, COLUMBUS, NUB.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
CIGARS AND TOBACCO.
ALL KINDS OP
Store on Olive St., near the old l'ost-offiee
Columbus Nebraska. 447-lj
Khop nssr Fenndry, sosth of A. A X. Ptpot,
AH kinds of wood and Iron work on
Wagons, Buggies, Farm Machinery, Av.
Keeps on hands tho
TIMPKEN SPRING BUGGY,
and other eastern buggies.
Furst fc I3rauLlev Plows.
1S1RS. M. S. DRAKE
HAS JUST RECEIVED A LARGE
' STOCK OF
FALL AND WINTER
MILLIIERY AID FARCY
EA FULL ASSORTMENT OK KY
EKYTH1NG BELONGING TO
Twelfth St., tico doors east State Rank.
Meat Market !
One door north of Tost-oUIee,
NEBRASKA AVE., - ColuiultuM.
KKKl" ALL KINDS OV
Fresh and Salt Meats,
Etc., in their season.
tdTVeutU psld( for Hldc. Iard
HEMN QeHLM i gso.
(Successors to HENRY & BRO.)
All customers of the old firm aro cor
dially invited to continue their pat
ronage, the same as heretofore; to
gether "with as many new custo
mers a8 wish to purchase
For th Least Money.
ANDERSON & ROEN,
ZZTDeposits received, and interest paid
oh time deposits.
3TRrompt attention aivea to collec
tions and proceeds remitted on day of
J3T 'Passage tickets to or from European
points by best lines at lotost rates.
t3TDrat(s on principal points in Eu
rope. REFERENCES AND CORRESPONDENTS:
First National Bank, Deeorab, Iowa.
Allan A Co., Chicago.
Omaha National Bank, Omaha.
First National Bank, Chicago.
Kountze Bros., N. Y.
Purchasers will do well to remember
that they will find the largest stock
and the best and cheapest place
in the eity to purchase
DRUGS a MEDICINES,
Paints, Oils and Glass,
And everything belonging to the drug
trade at the store of
Machine Oils and Faints
Sold ehspr than elsewhere Call and
see my stock of
Proscriptions filled with accuracy
ad dispatch. Call sad gel prices.
Herbert Huntington had no
other attractions for tho girls, ho
certiiinly had tho attraction of pos
sessing a rich est:ito, of entertaining
gracefully in his own houso, and of
driving in n noticcablo little open
carriage -piriled pair of "bays."
Hut ho had other charms. His
presence wn-t agreeable; his inau
nerfi wero grnv, yet docidedly wiu
niug. Fastidious, and occasionally
sarcastic, ho redeemed these traits
from displeasing crt'oct by being at
tho same timo intelligent, manly and
Henrietta (Joldsby was not insen
sible to the compliment paid her,
three days after her return to town,
by an afternoon call from Mr. Hun
tington. She recoived him with a
flush of genuine ploasuro, that
heightened tho natural brilliancy of
her complexion and added an elec
trical effect to her unaffected man
ners. Even a slight trepidation did
not detract from her grace. It gave
that tremulous accent of sousitivo
uess rarely mot in tho distinctly
outlined style of an American girl.
'And you have had a pleasaut
'O, delightful. I am almost sorry
that it is over.'
'Almost ; not quite?'
Not quite, because winter Is, after
all, my favorito poason. And this
winter I am not to bo at school. I
shall liavo masters in a few things,
hut timo will be partly my own. Wo
girls have made all sorts of dolight
'Did you spend your wholo aum
morat B ?'
Yps, from Juno until Soplember;
wo liked it so much. Of course,
there aro not quite such swell peoplo
there as at N .'
'AVolI, not I mean not '
Henrietta stammered, oblivious of
the real point of omphasis; and,
fearing that sho had disturbed boiiio
prejudice of her guest :
'Not oxactly tho same set, you
know. Hut really delightful peoplo
were there so many of my own age.
Mamma says it is tho element of
youth that gives tone to IJ . Sho
calls it the paradise of school-girls
and college-boys. I do not think
the older people have as good times.
Tho belles of tho summer wore all
school-girls. Clara Hastings is only
sixteen, and sho was a raving bolle.'
Something indefinable a certain
vaguo impression of discordance
mado Henrietta pause hero. Sho
looked with a slight tremor of em
barra?Bmont at her visitor. The
expression of his faco reassured her.
Ho answered her rather flnrrid
glance with a quiet gaze, certaiuly
kindly and perhaps oven admiringly.
'I had intended to visit B , in
August,' ho said ; 'but I found my
self by that timo so involved in pos
itive engagements at N that I
remained there until tho season
closed. I heard that you were very
gay at B . Is this a reminisconco
of your archory club ?'
His question referred to a silver
quivor, set with golden arrows, an
appendage of Henrietta's chatelaine.
She unfastened it from tho chain and
gave it to him to bo examined.
'It is very pretty,' he said. 'How
delicate the workmanship is!'
'Yes. Isn't it nobbyt' returned
Henrietta, with one of her sweetest
Presently their conversation set
tled upon an approachiug wedding,
which they both expected to attend.
'It is rather early in the season for
a grand wedding,' said Henrietta.
'And this will be a very grand wed
ding, I suppose. I am so glad of
that, for mamma has allowed me to
bo ono of tho bridesmaids. There
are to bo six and a best man. Julia
Lenox is my cousin, yon know, and
it was a sacred promise that I sho'd
bo her bridesmaid or mamma could
not have been coaxed. You must
look out for me. You will see mo
galivanling up tho aisle, directly
next tho brido, for wo don't go by
ages, but by height ; and Julia, you
know, is very tall.' And hereupon
Henrietta drew her finely-shaped
head a trifle loftier. She had a tall,
superb figure, according woll with
her nobly-cast features and tho ele
ment which Mr. Huntington would
havo called tho queenliuesi of her
After discussing a while tho dra-
tnalijt personae of tho approaching
wedding, Mr. Huntington made his
adieux, and Henrietta was notsure
that ho had been altogether pleased
with her. She hoped that sho would
leave an agreeable impression, for
Hho admired him exceedingly; but
shg had some misgivings. These
misgivings wero allayed when, a few
days after tho wedding, sho received
an invitation to take a drive with
Mamma could not say 'no,' and
ono beautiful October afternoon the
pretty open carriage, with it dark
bluo livery and spirited bays, and
mounted gracefully by Henrietta
Goldsby and Mr. Huntington, drove
off in fluo stylo; but, to tho young
lady's surprise, not in tho direction
of tho famous driving park, but
across a river-ferry to a nowly
Mr. Huntington made this choice
without consulting Houriotta, and
accepted it silently ; tho nioro roadily
becaiiso tho gontleman was many
years hor senior, and her admiration
for him was of tho doforontial order.
Tho day was ono of thoso beauti
ful October days when tho atmos
phere seems strewn with a fine,
impalpable, yot wonderfully trans
muting gold. All objects partook
of this delicato aerial of gilding tho
horizon's clouds, tho distant hills,
tho slrotch of open country, far as
eyo could reach. 'Even tho common
highway woro a glow. Tho waysido
mansions, tho gardens thinned from
their profuso bloom to tho uncotn
pauioned chrysanthemums and sal
vias, tho grass-trodden byways, tho
duskily-tinted belts of foliago all
caught a redaction of brilliancy and
Tho air held not only gold-dust,
but olixir. In breathing it, ono bo
came oblivious of potty cares, tho
teasing voxatious and wearisome
monotonies of 4work-a-day world.'
It seemed that, whilo ono element of
atmosphoro caught tho secret of the
philosophers stono, another tho
watory element, tho ready hydrogen
of tho meted air had been turned
into wine by tho quick charm of
'Tho Wine Mouth,' our red October.
Tho free expanse of tho new aven
uo gave amplo space for display of
tho horsos' spcod. The agile beasts
flew along as if on wings.
Exhileratcd, charmed and happy,
tho young pooplo chatted and laugh
ed; aud tho miles neither measured
the time, nor the timo miles, until
simultaneously speed slackened,
conversation flagged, tho atmosphere
grew dull. Tho tinting of the air
was still Octobor yellow ; but it wjis
the yellow of sulphur, rather than
tho yellow of gold.
They wero crossing a bridged
marsh and approaching a town.
Henrietta said tho placo was quite
new to her. Sho was unacquainted
with the region. 'This sido tho
river' she knew neithor tho geo
graphy of, locality, uor tho namo of
tho town which thoy approached.
'Ib it poesiblo,' exclaimed Hunt
ington, 'that yon havo never heard
of Slang City? It has become
within the last ton years a populous
placo. And here wo are. This is
tho grand avenue, Swell Avenue.'
Tho avenue, walled with incongruously-colored
built houses, was broad and throng
ed with equipages; but it was badly
paved. Horses stumbled, and the
driving was without precision and
in dangerous collision.
At first glanco along this avenue
Henrietta said: 'How different
theso people aro from our peoplo.
Iu tho park I always notico that
faces in the carriages wo pass are
either decidedly gay or docidedly
sad. Here they are cither rollicking
like buffbonB, or drawn crookedly,
as by pain. Thoy all seem distorted.'
'Distorted, indeed,' sighed Hunt
ington. Henrietta became quite silent as
thoy proceeded. Close observations
shocked her. Every one thoy pass
ed on tho avenuo had somo feature
so harshly exaggerated that it be
came an ugly protuberance. With
one it was a swelled nose; with
another a swelled cheok. In many
faces tho 'bump of causality' on one
side of the forehead had become
swollen to the size of an egg. The
under-lip, in somo cases, was ridic
ulously swelled. Many of the backs
and the shoulders of both men and
women were humped.
'Do you see all this?' at last, in a
frightened whisper, Henrietta asked
her companion. 'This Is really a
dreadful place. Can wo not turn
out from tho avenue?'
Certainly,' said Mr. Huntington.
'And here is a favorito .turn-out,
oponing upon the fashionable prom
enade. You must be sure to observe
tho people here, for among them are
tho belles of Slang City. Thuy are
raving belles. I havo a slight ac
quaintance with a few of them.
Henrietta silently followed the
direction of his remarks.
'Hero is Miss Falsetto,' Baid Hunt
ington ; 'that tall, thin, highly-paint
ed woman, in the custome of striped
gauze and fur, carrying a red and
yellow parasol. -And them is Mme.
Cosmotique and her twin boys,
arrayed like zouaves, with tho addi-(
tion of thoso bunches of flags flying
from their turbans.'
'She looks like an escaped lunatic,'
said Henriotta. 'Do you soe, she has
rouged her forehead, as well as her
checks, and her false hair is of three
'And I do not know that girl fol
lowing Mine. Cosmetique,' said
Huntington, with a very earnest tone
in his surprised voice.and a riveted
gaze upon a young creaturo passing
Sho was a Raving Bell. Her tight
thin gown ewathnd her slender
figure like a winding-sheet. Her
long black hair, escaping from a
band of swansdown, set with steel
buckles, foil iu tossed tresHos to her
knees. Her haurin were clasped, her
lips parted as with gasping breath,
and her violet eyes were raised im
ploringly. A frenzied impression
her passing gave of mingled sylph,
madonna, giiost and madwoman.
Henrietta groaned in flpirit. Hunt
ington beard her say presently : 'I
never want to seo again a raving
'Nor hear of one,' he added.
'This placo is vory, very oppress
ive to mc,' Miss Goldsby exclaimed,
desperately. 'It seoins tb mo its
atmosphere is lurid, aud perhaps
oven deadly with miasma.'
"Tis a miasma of tho place.' Hunt
ington said, 'that produces the evils
wo havo soon. Peoplo become infat
uated with tho rank air that is so
ofTousivo to us. Its corrupting
breath strikes inwardly, vitiates
health, and gradually destroys the
'Let us hasten away,' urged Hou
riotta, 'beforo wo becomo infected.'
Thoy passed by Galivauting Park,
whero every tree was hung with
tattered ribbons and foliaged artifi
cially with leaves that shook perpet
ually on coiled wires ; and, to avoid
Swell Avenue, they turned down
Tho lane was almost as bad as the
avenue. Every houso and garden,
every fence and lamp-post was
knotted and gnarled with unsightly
kuobs. Ono would think a plague
of knobs had descended like a locust
horde and clung devastatingly to
tho scene. Tho peoplo who dwelt in
this lane, aud who thrust their heads
from tho windows or sprang to the
doorways to see who passed, were
tortured to tigliuess both iu person
and costume by gnarled knots. Men
woro brass knobs on their wrists
and on tho toes of their boots.
Women wore knobs iu place of
flowers or rosettes of ribbon on their
bosoms and upon tho fronts of their
Henrietta closed her oyes in un
From Nobby Lane a bridge led
across tho swamps of Slang Bog, and
au ascending road gave departure
from Slang City.
The young people rodo some dis
tance in silence; the horses once
moro put to their speed, and gradu
ally the way brightened and tho
landscape became beautiful. Beyond
tho sunny canipagna and shadowy
city a silver river, famed for its
commerce, strotched smoothly into
the broad bay ; tho bay miugled afar
with the blue expanse of ocean : tho
ocean in one grand horizon-lino,
curved with the planet's own 'line
of beauty,' melted into the bluo sky.
'I delight in this weather,' said
Herbort Huntington. 'It gives the
condition of atmosphere most ex
pressive, most refined. It is so ripe
and mellow, invigorating and pure
toned. Do you not think that the
world is happier ou a day like this?
ft is liko a fine thought finely ex
pressed; liko thoso written or
spoken passages that we wish to
commit to motnory and never to
Henrietta, who had not yet quite
recovered from tho depressing effects
of Slang City, thought. there was one
passage of the day she would like to
forgot; but she did not utter her
thought. She merely sighed ; and
with that sigh melancholy escaped.
She became once more bor happy
As they were crossing the river
ferry, Mr. Huntington's mood chang
ed from that of mere enjoyment to
one moro intense. Henrietta felt
that when his eyes sought hens and
when the tones of his voice applied
themselves to brief answers of her
passing questions something beyond
ordinary interest, something of sen
timent and heart-warmth, mingled
with his glance and words. Her
young heart was stirred with a
timid, confiding, altogether new
delight. She began to wish that the
boat would move more slowly, that
tho river were broader and the city
streets longer from the lauding to
her home. She began to wish that
the journey with Mr. Huntington
would not so quickly end.
It did not quickly end. Tho ex
perience of that day effaced from
Miss Goldsby's presence its one
marring suspicion that Herbert
Huntington disliked her.
People are not ready to recognize
their own faults; and the idea never
occurred to Henrietta that the drive
to Slang City had been a planned
discipline of charity and correction.
But ever afterward certain words
were associated with certain moan
intrs too accurately and too vividly
to be used lightly again. Sho had
unconsciously been (aught the
morale of 'in word.' Language bo
camo to her a moro sacred thing, and
sho did not offend again tho dignity
of her lover's admiration or mock
his sense of harmony by using with
her queenly lips tho rank aud muddy
language of Slang Bog.
Before another October camo
Herbert Huntington wa the accept
ed lover of Miss Goldsby. They
wore married in late autumu. Three
seasons havo passed since then, and
tho lovingly-wcddrd husband and
wife hold a placo iu their native
city that commands a wide circle of
If under other names than those I
havo written you visit them, dear
reader, I am sure you will say sim
plicity does not lose Kb grace, or wit
its point, or fascination its lingering
sway, when Henrietta, the lovely
mistress of that friendly house, re
minds you by the pure quality of her
genial talk of tho maid In the fairy
tale, whose lips dropped not vlpem
and toad., hut rubies, and diamonds,
and tari. Edith liiggs, in JV. Y.
1'li Wild Woman eiMIoataaa.
Interesting accounts reach u of
tho wild woman upon the Missouri
Valley". Dennis Sullivan, who was
out with a party berrying last week,
camo suddenly upon hor. He was
within twenty stops of her and had
a good look in her face, which ap
peared lean and rather coarso-foa-tured.
Sho was dressed in light
clothus, and her hair ho describes as
being of a brown color and quite
long, hanging over her shoulder,
reaching below her aid, badly torn
Hiin-honuut. When first discovered
she was half hid behind a cliff of
rock, from which .-dm ushered with
hiicIi a dealcuiug scream that Mr.
Sullivan's horse becamo so fright
eiind as to bo unmanageable for
several moments, aftor which he
undertook to givo chaao, but tho
hoMii refused to go near tho fleeing
woman. Dismounting ho mado
chaso on foot, and taking a near cut
over tho bill, he camo close up to
hor, when sho turned toward him
with her hands raised, making Buch
a loud and tenor-like schreechlng
noiso that he had not tho courage to
proceed further, but turuod away,
leaving tho curious female mistress
of tho woods and wildcruess-like
canon, through which she fled with
unusual quickness. Tho subject of
organizing a party to scour tho
country and captnro the wild stran
ger is being agitated. Montuna
Nerved II I m Hlght.
A man always gels into a scrape
when he pokes around among his
wife's things without permission.
Mr. Durrio, of Jersey City, had been
annoyed by having his wifo sell his
old clothes to peddlers, and thought
one day when a poddler called in
her absence, that he would recipro
cato; so ho traded a lot of her old
garments off for tinware and plaster
images, aud among other things a
pair of half-worn corsotH. He rub
bed his bands in silent enjoyment
over tho joke. But when his wifo
returned aud was in form od of the
transaction sho rushed up stairs to
see what wa? gone, and, not finding
tho cor8e!, exclaimed : '
"John Henry, you didn't sell them
"Oh, yes I" he replied, I found a
diRreputablo old pair and let them
Tho wifo burst into tearB, and,
between sobs, explained that, iu
order to hide from burglars tho
$1100 he had entrusted to her for
safe-keeping, sho had sewed the
money up iu those corsets. John
Henry is an humbler man than bo
was, aud can't find the rag peddler.
Curran once said to Father Loary :
"I wish, reverend father, that yon
wero St. Petor, and had the koyB of
heaven, because then you could let
mo in." The shrewd and wittv
priest saw the sarcasm, and turned
its &harp edge on the sceptic by re
plying: "By my honor and con
science, sir, it would be hotter for
you if I had tho keys of the other
place, for thou I could let you out."
There is something peculiar aboat
flour. When wheat goes up10 ct.
a hundred, flour finds It out by tel
egraph ; bul when wheat goes down,
flour gets the news from the oast by
canal, and a mighty slow canal at
that. The city should appoint soma
one to notify flour when wheat goed
down. San Francisco Post.
A Baltimore paper Bays "it is very
bad taste for gentleman in society to
talk of money tatfers." We suspect
the Baltimore editor met IiFb tailor
in society, and wag asked, by tho"
etiquette smasher when it would bo
convenient for him to pay for hia
last suit of clothes.
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