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COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY, JUIY 20, 1881.
WHOLE NO. 384.
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l8hr Brr rVwndry. onth of 4.. . Krpot.
AM Ki M wood simI ire work on
1'afMh. itwgirtt-. Farm .Marfcrnrry. .fc
flit! k4i Ike
TIMPKEX SPR TXG Ji UGG Y,
gmd other emsferm httthjicM.
lriirsr .Sr TJifidlov Plows.
S. J. MARMOY, Frop'r.
Nebraska Ave., South of Depot,
A tew iwi'(. ewiy furnished, fioeil
a.ceemiM'MJiitiot!'.. Krl y day or
wWk hi reasnaMe rales.
jarSotw a rir.t-C!a. Taltlf.
Meals, ir Cent. 1 Lodginps - "" Cts
3VtRS. M- ?5. 1J-RAKK
(IL .H'T 1CKKIVKI A I.AROF
T(H K OF
SPRIN'O AND SUMMER
MILLINE11Y ASH MCI G11DS.
ETAHU. Ai'lMJIKMOF r
MCl rillN. t'MONMN'i 10
TsfWf. St.. ' ,l"ws east Stntr Bank.
F. CERBER & CO.,
-IK.I.KR IN -
TABLES, Etc.. Etc.
GIVK HIM A LL VI' HI IM.A K
ON m1 I'H -IIK Illli ST.,
Ome door tst nf Metntr's dntv str.
Meat Market !
0f door aorth of Po-t-ofice,
NEBRASKA Al'E - Colunilm.
KEKP ALL KINDS OF
Fresh and Salt Meats,
Ft. .. id their ,aon.
(tS3CnIt paid lor Ilidet. I.nrd
ILL. T. IIRKLY.
H. B. MORSE
I TII.L EI.LI(. WM. -CHII.Z:
oi.n sto k
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AND II A AinU I)
A Line of Spring Goods
Willi II HE 1- -KI.I.IM. AT
" Ott itffl he found t the olt&innd,
tckere he continues to do
nil kind f
Custom Work and Repairing.
BECKER & WELCH.
SHELL CREEK MILLS.
MANUFACTURERS & WHOLE
SALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AND MEAL.
FFIC,COL U3IB US, NEB.
MTT T If
IilliJLili i Jill J.
I HAVE KFl ENTLY PURCHASED
THE TOl K OF
.MIC. KOltftlCT IUIUG,
Ami will continue thi tusines at the
.hi l iid. lit re 1 a ill lf pleised to see
the old customer no obiection to
tf new oue). 1 hse on u-uid a large
ALL STYLES. SIZES AND I'KICES.
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Rope, Claw. Paint. Pull,
itttin'til before 1 10 inonnjioh prieej
OF Al.a KINDS.
His Job Bssre Ms i Specialty.
DRILLS AND SEEDERS.
EL WARD HARVESTERS AND
wide cut and lUnte-t draft mat hine
made, t ome and ee tliii iiuehiue if
o don't look at any lhin elte.
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with team r Horsr power.
The Iron Turbine Wind Mills,
The mill that itninl- all the -tonn- and
is alwaj- ready fo ation. Aeent for
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Bnggie. Carriages, and Platform
Spring Waco us,
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ro on foot. No trouble to -how troodi
ir talk priee.
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live" prices will -ernre a h:ire of your
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DRUGS, MEDICIIES. CHEMICALS
Fine Soaps, Brushes,
PERFUMERY, Etc., Etc.,
And all article? u-uallr kept on hand by
Physicians Prescriptions Carefully
Eleventh street, near Foundry.
COLUMBUS, : NEBRASKA
SPEICE & NORTH,
General Agents for the Sale of
Union Pacific, and Midland Pacific
It. It. Lands for sale at froru$3.00to $10.00
per acre tor cash, or on tire or ten years
time, in annual payments to suit pur
chasers. We have alo a large and
choice lot of other land-, improved and
unimproved, for sale at low price and
on reasonable terms. Also business and
residence lot in the city. We keep a
complete abstract of title to all real es
tate in Plitte County.
ALSO DEALERS IX
Crorkei'V. (ilassware, Lamps, Etc.,
aud Coiiutrv Produce of
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JSTGoods delivered free of charge to
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Corner Eleventh and Olive Streets,
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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 AVagons and
llusrgies of all descriptions, and that we
arethe 'ole atrents for the countie ot
Platte, Rutler, Boone, 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,
style anil unish can be sold for in this
J3JSend for Catalogue and !ricp-lit.
LAW, REAL ESTATE
MONEY TO LOAN in mall lots on
farm property, time one to three
years. Farms with some improvements
bought and sold. Office for the present
at the Clother House, Columbus, Neb.
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAN, Proprietor.
J3Wholesale and Retail Dealer in For
eign Wlues, Liquors and Cigars. Dub
lin Stout, Scotch and English Ales.
IST Kentucky Whiskies a Specialty.
OYSTERS in their season, by the case
can or dish.
lltk Street, Sovtb of Depot
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A TTOEXEYS-A T-LA JT,
Up-stair in Gluck Building, 11th street,
Above the New bank.
JUSTICE OI THE PEACE AND
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lith Street, - Joors west oT Hammond House,
Columbus, Neb. 4tl-y
TTK. M. O. THURSTON,
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Oilice over corner of 11th and North-st.
All operations firt-clas and warranted.
THICAiiO BAKUEK .SHOP!
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IS"Everythins in lirt-class style.
AIo keep the best of cigars. 010-y
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Oilice up-stair in McAllister's build
ing. 1 1th St. W. A. McAllister, Notary
T? II. K USC UK,
llth St., nearly opp. Gluck's store,
Sell Harness, Saddle, Collar. Whips,
I!l uiket-. Curry Combs, Brushes etc.,
at the lowest possible prices. Repair
promptly attended to.
-JIT J. THOMPSON,
XOTA BY PUBLIC
And General Collection Agent,
St. Edwards, Boone Co., Neb.
Justice ot the. Peace and
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Columbus
Nebraska. N. B. He will irive
close attention tn all business entrusted
to him. 243. .
T OIUS SCHRK1BER,
BLACKSMITH AND WAGON MAKER.
All kind of repairing done on short
notice. Busies Wagons, etc., made to
order, and all work guaranteed.
ISrShop opposite the " Tatterall,"
Olive Street. icJS
U .1. NCI1UC2, .M. .,
PII YSI CIA N A ND S UP O EON,
Ojfic? Vomer of North and Eleventh
t.,up-stair in Gluck's brick buildin?.
Con-ultation in German and hngliah.
TAMES PEARS ALL
IS PREPARED, WITH
To remove bouses at reasonable
rates. Give him a call.
J. E. Moncrief, Co. Supt.,
Will be in hi ortice at the Court Houe
on the tirt aud last Saturdays of each
month for the purpose of examining
applicants for teacher's certificate'', and
for the trauactton of any other business
pertaining to school. " ."GT-y
T S. MURDOCH & SON,
' Carpenters and ontractors.
Have had an extended experience, and
will guarantee satisfaction in work.
All kind of repairing done on short
notice. Our motto i, Good work and
fair prices. Call and give us an oppor
tunity to estimate for you. J5JShop on
13th St., one door wet of Friedhof &
Co', store, Columbus, Nebr. 4s:i-j
H'wies, Ales. Cigars and Tobacco.
KETfcchilz Milwaukee Beer constant
ly on hand.jI
Eleventh St., Columbcs, Neb.
PHYSICIANS, CLERGYMEN, AND
THE AFFLICTED EVERYWHERE.
THE GREATEST MEDICAL
TRIUMPH OF THE AGE.
SYMPTOMS OF A
Loii of appetite JJaugea.boweU costive,
Pain in theHcad,with a dull ensation in
the back part. Pain under the ihouider
blado. fnllneM after eating, with a diiln
ollnation to exertion of body or mind,
Irritability of temper, Lov ipints, Loaa
of memory, with a feeling of haying neg
lected, some dnty.wearineM, Dizlnea,
Plattertng of TheHeart, DoU before the
eyee. Yellow Bkin, Headache, Beatleaa
neaa at night, highly colored brine.
IT THESI WAaJTCTQa AXE UXHZEDZD.
SERIOUS DISEASES WU SOON BE DEVELOPED.
TUl'l'S PILLS re especially adaptod to
rach catet,one doie effects sacbachaage
of feeling as to astonish the sufferer.
TDr latere Ut Appetite, and cans tne
bodr to Take on Fleah. Uins the system Is
artobe. ind by thPirTonir Actionem the
BIa-eaUTt Orcmna. Uesratmrfli tools are pn
dacefl. met 3 ctuu. 33 31 array an.. if.Y.
TUTT'S HAIR DYE.
Gray Haib or WHiKKhR changed toaOLoanT
Bcacx by single appllcaUon of this DTK. It
imparts a natural color, u.ta Instantaneously.
Bald by Dragguu, or Mut by exprwM aa !.. ipt of f l.
Office, 35 Murray St., New York.
9r. It ITS EAIClL tt TUukk lafnautUa u4 k
Cxej xt?u wta k uim ran m tniittif.W
THE BROIit;. FR1.1IRO.NE.
Among all the flowers that make
the country beantiful, I think none
have such a tender place in my
memory as the primrose. Who ever
passed the month of spring in the
country, in childhood, that cannot
recall how joyously the first appear
ance of the favorite primrose wa
hailed, and its opening watched a?
its delicate buds peeped from
amongst the thick green leaves under
the shades of a brierbush, or aronnd
the roots of a wide-branchiug aah
tree, or on the tiny shelves of the
To see even a hunch of artificial
primroses on a pretty young lady's
bonnet seems to me to give a touch
of poetry to the wearer: whilst to
see them worn by a matron about to
enter into the sere and yellow leaf
period, Iook9 like the ripe months of
September or October wearing the
livery of spring. They seem more
in keeping even on the silvery locks
of old age ; for an early primrose
may blossom on the brow of winter.
But to our story.
The laird of a certain Highland
estate, which we call Achaneilcan,
was early left fatherless, but was
carefully trained by a very wise,
although a doting mother. Sir Mal
colm was a fine, high-apirited young
man, who gave her the very highest
satisfaction in all things, excepting
in the wandering habits he had early
formed. He would often dres him
self in the strangest disguises and
mingle with tenants, taking a lead
ing share in their games and pas
times. His mother, knowing his high and
honorable nature, was never afraid
of his doing anything wrong, at such
times, but she thought his conduct
undignified ; so, as she could not
win him from this Plrange habit, she
tried to influence him to get married.
With this subject in view she gath
ered around her, both in London
and at home, all the young ladie
she admired; both her eflbrls
seomed in vain. Sir Malcolm was
courteous and attentive to all her
guests, tyit he was still fancy free;
and she loved him too tenderly to
wish to see him married without a
sincere attachment. She knew the
requirements of his nature, and un
derstood, therefore, that a loveless
marriage would only drive him
farlher into the wandering habits
from which she wished him to be
Wheu Sir Malcolm was in his
twenty-fifth year, he went to a dis
tant part of his estate, which he had
never visited before ; and, hearing
there was to be a wedding, he went
to it in disguise as a minstrel. He
wore a tattered old tarltin coat, and
carried his fiddle over his shoulder
in a green baize bag, whilst his fair
skin was stained to appear like a
It was toward the latter end of
spring a clear, beautiful afternoon
and by the riverside the young
people were gaily dancing, while an
old, white-haired man with palsied
hand, was trying his best to give
The young man drew near, and,
bowing to the company, he drew his
old bonnet over his brow, and began
The dancers were delighted, for
they had never listened to such
strains before; and the old fiddler,
trembling for fear of losing the re
ward he expected, went to the young
minstrel in the first pause of music,
and proposed that whatever was
paid to either of them should be
equally divided with the other. The
young man laughingly assented, and
when the best man came to oiler
him a glass of something to drink,
he refused it; but said, as it was
getting cold, if the old man would
play a tunc, he would be glad to be
allowed to dance a reel.
Premission was at once given, and
the minstrel asked for his partner a
pretty gray-eyed, modest-looking
maiden, whose graceful movements
he had watched in the dance. She
readily gave him her hand, and such
dancing was soldom seen by those
present. When he led her back to
her friends, he offered her a few
primroses from a small bouquet he
had gathered from the riverside,
and tnrning to another fair girl, he
offered her the remainder of the
flowers, and begged her hand for
the next dance. She tossed her
head indignantly, and her looks
'Do yoa think I would dance with
a gypsy?" she broke them and cast
them away, saying
'1 don't care for flowers, and T'm
not going to dance with yon, thank
The young man turned away,
hastily, and the maiden who had
danced with him said to her haughty
'How conl J you wound the yoting
man's feelings so? What harm
could it do you to dance with him?
And oh! the dear primroses; the
first I have seen this year. See!
you have broken them; and Jessie
bowed down and gathered the scat
tered flowers, and carefully placing
them among those given herself,
fixed them in her belt.'
How could yon, rather, dance
with a fellow like that likely one
of the gang of tinkers that passed
yesterday ? And will you really
wearthe flowers he gave?' continued
the maiden, with an exceedingly
'I wear the flowers for their own
sake. How could you break them
the beauties?' replied Jessie, caress
ing the bouquet with a teuder touch.
'As for dancing with the young man,
I am sure I am quite ready to do it
agaiu, were it only for his delightful
Margaret drew herself away in
dignified silence. Sha wa quife
horrified at the conduct of Jessie;
and the young man, Who was hover
ing near, and watching the maidens,
agaiu offered his hand to Jessie;
and, anxious to heal the wound her
companion had given, she danced
with him gladly.
He saw she was enraptured with
his music, and he was delighted
wheu, at the clo-e of the festival, she
asked him lo procoed to her father's
house, where she wished to hear
again his weot strain.
She had an old piano not a viry
good one, but nevertheless one that
gave her pleasure; and she wished
to try some of the tunes he lntd
played to the dancers. Jessie's
sisters were very much afraid she
had compromised the family dignity
by dancing with this stroller, and
they grumbled about her askiun
him to their home so late in the
He went however, and after Jessie
and himself had discoursed music
for a considerable length of time, to
thp delight of the old folks, who
were rather proud of Jessie's music
al tate, he rose to leave.
They ofiered him a bed in the
barn, but he said he had to be miles
away before daylight; eo Jessie
gave him a pipce of money and
stuffed his pockets with bread and
beef and a large piece of cheese, at
the same time begging of him. if he
ever came that way again, to give
them the pleasure of listening to his
Sir Malcolm returned to his own
castle, but ho conld not banish the
imago of the gentle Jessie from his
heart. When he slept or woke he
always saw her as she stood fixing
the broken primroses in her belt
looking so sweet and pretty in her
white dress aud blue ribbon-, and
her rippling brown hair tossed by
the evening breeze and by the danc
ing:; and at length, when his mother
renewed her attacks upon him abont
getting married, he told her of the
maiden he had learned to love so
The lady was dum founded. Was
her darling son, the pride of her
heart, to wed a nameless, humble
bride. But as she pondered the
matter over she became more recon
ciled to it. If he loved this maiden
his happiness was concerned ; and
what was his true happiness was
hers. So, after a short silence, that
almost seemed years, she raised her
head and asked Sir Malcolm if he
had cause to think the maiden re
turned his love.
'I dare not think she does, mother,'
he replied, 'yet I think she thought
tenderly of the strolling musician.
I think there was a sigh of regret for
his not being the son of a neighbor
fanner. I could read that in her
dark gray eyes, even wheu she was
not the least conscious of it herself.'
'God bless you, my dear sou,' re
plied the good lady, with a tremor
in her voice, 'fiod bless yon, in
deed ; 30 amiable a maiden must
prove a sweet companion, and she
must he in a measure accomplished,
according to your statement; and if
it i3 for your happiness, I am recon
ciled.' The young man kissed his mother's
hand with tenderness and ;ratitiid' ;
and he went at once to order ou' hi
carriage for the interesting journey.
He attired himself with ureal care,
and a finer looking man could seldom
His well-knit limbs were lithe and
hardy-looking, amj ahowed the
nimble hiiut-ni in or the brave
soldier, as occa-ion might demand,
nis dark h.iel eye was beautiful,
and hi curling hair of the .sunniest
shade of brown. His bushy whisk
ers were auburn, and the habit of
command gave a dignity to his
presence that (lightened the charm
of the whole.
Jessie's father .aw the carriage ap
proach the house in great surprise,
for; he know the yellow carriage,
though lie had not enn it for yeirs.
He went bonnet in hand, to meet the
laird, while hi good wife hutily
got oi: Lu; bet cap, leaked to her
whisk) bottle and her bread and
cheese, in cas he might alight to
rest his horses and get some refresh
ments, as she had seen his excellent
Sir Malcolm leaped from the car
riage and gaily entered the old
house, as if he had been acquainted
for years, to the great delight of the
good farmer and his wife. He par
took of a glass of rich cream and a
piece of delicious oat-cuke, and then
afked to see their family. They
came one by one, tall blushing girls,
and stout, healthy-looking, awkward
lads all but Jessie; and Sir Mal
colm asked if these were all.
'We have one other daughter, one
second eldest, but -she is busy with
come household duties and unfit to
come into your presence; so we
hope you will excuse her. Sir Mal
colm,' said the mother, in a decorous
'Show me where to fiud her, then
I will go to her,' said Sir Malcolm,
with a strange quiver ot lips, and
The mother was about to call the
daughter, wheu one of the bod,
hastily opening the door, poiuted to
the room where Je-sie was busily
taking off the butter from the churn
She was arrayed in a plain gray
linen tlroa-, neat and clean, and the
curls that had hung prettilv about
her face and neck at the weddiug,
were fnslened back with a piece of
bright blue ribbon; but the droop
ing, tali, iity-iiKe figure, ami tne
modest gray eyes were the same,
and the expression that he thought
,o angelic when she gathered the
broken primroses was still the same,
also ; iuiieed, as he gazed upon her,
he thought her more beautiful thnn
ever. She looked bewildered at the
fair face of the young man. and he
took her hand, saying:
I have accepted your invitation,
Jessie. You see I have returned.
though in good sooth your eves
would speak a warmer welcome if I
had come with my tattered coat and
Jessie stood speechless in astonish
ment, for she saw, indeed, he wa
no other than the. strolling musician,
for that hazel eve had left a tender
regret in Jessie's heart, for which
she had often chid herself; and as it
fla-hed across her mind who he wm,
and how she had stuflVd hid pockets
with bread and beef, ahe fell on her
knees, crying :
'Forgive me, sir; oh, forgive me!
I knew not, indeed, yon were any
other than you represented yourself
'Forgive yon, Jessie! Vpa, my
fair girl, you have more need of for
giveness than vou think, tor vou
have stolen my peaco of mind away.
Will vou be my partner now agaiu
for all my life long?'
He raised her trom the floor as he
spoke, and drew her tenderly toward
him, and she laid her face upon his
bosom and wept tears of pnrest joy
and gladness, a, amid his cares-es,
she promised to be his through
life. Ere he led her back to get a
blessing from her parents, he took
trom his bosom a bouquet ot the
latest primroses of the year, and
fixed them on her breast, whisper
ing: 'These flowers must always be
sacred to us, for it was when you
were gathering those of mine, so
rudely broken and scattered by an
ungentle hand, that my soul went
out to yon in the fullness of its first
So Jessie become the wife of Sir
Malcolm; and all through life
proved herself a true wife, a loving
mother, and a benefactress to the
poor lowly. Sir Malcolm'- mother
never had cause to regret having
given her sanction to the marriage,
for she became very proud of her
lovely daughter-in-law, whose
charming character wa daily aston
ishing her more and more.
They are old now, and the elder
lady has passed away; and the
young generation are grown up to
manly sons and beautiful daughters,
being loved and wooed and won in
their turn, but none of them are
happier with their lovers than Jessie
is with Sir Malcolm; and in the
spring he never appears before her
without a primrose, which she
places iu her belt as she had done
long ago to those he had first given
The family all knew the story ; and
they have heard how chagrined the
haughty Margaret was when she
learned whom she had refused to
dance with the wedding night by
the riverside, and whose flowers she
had broken so rudely and cast to
the winds; and the most valued
painting in the castle is the fair
Jessie in her white dress and bine
ribbons, and snnny, rippling brown
hair, with a tender look, half-ad
half-regretting, gathering into her
bouquet the broken primroses, and
a hazel-eyed haudsome gypsy gazing
at her with passionate admiration.
.tlr. fanrlield oa Woraaa's
The latest number of The Student,
a little paper published by the stu
dents of Hiram College, contains an
article of more than ordinary inter
est on the above subject. It quote
an extract from a letter written by
Mrs. Garfield to her husbaud, over
ten years ago, and intended for no
eyes but his. It fell into the hands
of President Hinsdale, who made
use of it in a lecture to the students,
aud as it showed the qualities of
Mrs. (i irtield's miiid, and her
opinions upon the riibject of woman's
work, he gave it to the students.
The extract i as follows:
"I am glad to tell that, out of all
the toil, aud disappointments of thd
summer juit ended, I have risen Dp
to a victory ; that silence of thought
since you have been away has won
for my spirit a triumph. I read
something like this the other day:
'There is no healthy thought with
out labor, aud thought makes the
labor happy.' Perhaps this is the
way I hae been able to climb up
higher. It cauie to meroue morn
iug wheu I was makiug bread. I
said to myself, 'Here I am, compelled
by an inevitable necessity, to make
bread this summer. Why not con
sider it a pleasaut occupation, and
make it so by trying to see what
perfect bread I can make? It
seemed like an inspiration aud the
whole ot life grew brighter. The
very sunshine -eemed llowiug down
through my spirit into the white
loaves ; and now I believe my table
is furnished with better bread than
ever before and the truth, old as
creation, seems just now to have be
come fully mine, that I need not be
the nhirkiug slave to toil, but its re
gal master, making whatever I do
yield me its best fruits. You have
been king of your work so long
that maybe you will laugh at toe for
haviug lived ao long without Dry.
crown, but I am too glad to, have
found it at all to be entirely discou
certed evun by your merriment.
1'riileiicp ofn .Soul.
Perhaps one of the most positive
proofs that we have of the soul's
independence of the body, is our
great need of love and of something
to love. Wero we mere animals,
creatures doomed to perish after a
fetv brief years of life in this world,
that which contents the brute would
also content us. To eat and sleep
well, to have an easy time of it,
would be enough. As it is, we may
htve thee things, and health to en
joy them and yet be utterly wretch
ed. Neither can mental food satisfy
us. "Some one to love" is our
heart's cry. When the atmosphere
of tenderness is abont us, we re
joice; when people are harsh and
unkind, we suffer. We begin life,
wishing to love all people, and be
lieving that they love ns. Expe
rience hardens us. Our dear one3
grow fewer; hut, a; long as reason
lasts, we mu-t love some one, we
must at least imagine that some one
loves us. The parents, sisters and
brothers and that dearest friend
whom we promised to love and
chernh until death, these rome into
our lives and fill them np. After
ward come the little children, frail,
helpless babies, who need our care
so much, and friends to whom we
arc not kin, yet who grow de-r to
us. Some have many loved ones,
and some but one. neaven help
those who have none, thnngh they
are generally to blame for their own
empty heartednes3; for kindness
will win love. Thev are always
wretched, and they often show their
craving for something to love by
cherishing some dumb animal, snrh
at a dog, a kitten, a parrot, on which
they lavish caresses which, better
spent, wonld have bonnd some hu
man heart to theirs. Pride, or mor
bid sensitiveness, may have been
at the bottom o( their loneliness,
and these pets of theirs fill the ach
ing void a little. Some one to love !
It is the crv ot the hnman soul, the
note to which every heart responds;
the bond which will hind ns all
together iu that world where mourn
ers shall lie comforted and love shall
That life is a poor one which i
without ambition which has no
object to work for, no height to
strive to reach. A person may be
good and 1 ind-hoarled while will
ing to live iu idle ignorance and let
the world go on growing in wealth
and wisdom without his taking an.
active part and interest in its onward
movements; he may he good,, but
most certainly he is dull of mind
and slnggish of body. No individual
destitute of ambition will make his
mark in the world. He will come
and go; few will note his coming,
and few will grieve at his going.
Ambition it is that gives man the
energy aud the will and the deter
mination te-aoeemptfsh great things.
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