The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, December 20, 1882, Image 4

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WEDNESDAY. DEC. 20. 1812-
Iiurci at the P:iu:i, Crlzstu. Uib.,
elm s:ter.
The voices of the dead!
How gtrtuurclv ther nursne us.
highway, or in bywuya, wherever we are
.3 Tbonifh Jn ao ft and jentle nc-cents
They alwayu wWiper to us,
Yet louder thHti the living are the volcei of
the dead.
The voices of the dead.
To our better (.elves iiDDeullmr.
Admonish us, and urge 113 to forsake the evil
; at whv-
Their thought of us and euro of us
. .. ...ti ,i
That often for their Hakes alone we cease to go
Mysteriously tliej' eoiue
Our memories to quicken.
When the present would beguile us from re
meuibrtince of the past.
t -, And underneath the smiles
' !i'he tears begin to thicken.
All tuCbrlKBt horizon with a cloud Is overcast.
Soru times they come to woo
Our carts away fr.uu Badness;
To speak of brighter promises and hopes to be
And over us there steals
A sense of peace and gladness,
'And all the tumult and the fears tormentlnx us
t I -."? BtUlod-
The voices of the dead
IN'Droach us. oh. how sadlv!
For idleness and folly, and too prodigal dis
play: W hen careless of the end
We aro rushing onward madly
And throwing all our golden opportunities
We hear them In our dreams;
And the hearts that arc now wholly
In bondage to the world, and all the pleasures
earth can x'lve.
Keel a celestial thrill.
As If angels, ttendlntr lowly,
Hatf tooic-I to give them comfortand to teach
them how to live.
Hut ah 1 tney speak In vain
To those who, dull and reckless daring.
Would never pause to listen even to what an
angel said.
Hut, satisfied with self,
fioon their way, unheeding
The voices or the living and the voices of the
Juaephitit PoUnnl. in N. Y. Ltdoer.
Moat persons when they hoar that a
culprit has confessed his crime consider
that, of course, lie must be guilty.
" What is the need of any proof if the
man has confessed?" Many novels and
stories are written upon the idea that
an admission of guilt is abundantly suf
ficient to warrant punishing the person
who makes it. But lawyers and judges
have observed that confessions are very
often lictitiouH.
This is well illustrated by the strange
story of Colvin and the Booms.
Seventy years ago there lived in
Manchester, 'L, a family named Boorn,
composed of father and mother, two
sons, and Stephen, and a
daughter who was married to a man
named ( olvin. This Colvin was of
weak and gradually decaying ruiDd;
did but little to support himself and
wife; was wont to ramblR away, no
one knew whither, for days and weeks
at a time; and Jcs-o and Stephen
Boom found fault with him and treated
m unkindly for his idle ways and be
cause he and his wife depended on the
Boorn family for much of their sup
port. At length Colvin disappeared on one
of his erratic ex Mirsions, and failed to
return. Some months afterward the
mystery was explained by finding that
he had strayed, in a demented way, to
New .Jersey; but at the time when our
dory opens In; was missing, and the
neighbors uere beginning to inquire
wnat n.iu i-ccomo 01 111111, and to dis
cuss whether the Itoorn boys could
have carried their ill treatment of him
so f:-r as to kill him. No wonder that
when people were ta'kinir of such an
affair some of them .should.olream of
it; and -dnfttnied "three
that be kindled the fire to J a bribe
which had been paid him i doing so;
and ho was executed for t.ic supposed
crime. Probably he had become weary
of life, yet could not quite resolve to de
stroy himself. Some persons have such
a diseased ambition to be talked about
that they will make false confessions.
About twenty years ago there was a
mysterious murder in New York City,
of a dentist named Burdell; and while
police and people were making every
effort to detect the otienders, a person
avowed himself guilty. But inquiry
showed he had no part in the crime: ha
only said so to obtain the temporary
notoriety. The like has been done in
many instances. A fit of insanity, or of
drunkenness, may lead a person to con
fess something which he has not done.
Sometimes, no doubt, persons make
fictitious confessions in order to dis
grace or injure others whom they charge
with having taken art in the o ense.
and sometimes the opposite happensa
relative or friend will as-umie a crime in
order to shield the real offender. For
example: In England, once, two bro'h
ers were suspected of a highway rob
bery. They were in fact guilty, but a
third brother, younger than they, con
fessed that he committed it, upon which
he was seized and they were let alone.
They escaped to America, after which
the younger brother retracted his con
fession and made clear proof that he
was innocent Of course he could not
be punished for the robbery which he
did not commit; and his guilty brothers
could not be, for they were out of reach.
Suppose a man enters the police office
in a Massachusetts town and says:
"Several years ago I stole money" in
Boston, and-my conscience troubles me
bo much about it that I have come to
give myself up to be punished." If the
officers are not shrewd if they take it
for granted that because a man has con
fessed he must be guilty they will very
likely send the man to Boston to be
tried; and of course they must feed him
and pay his car fare on the journey
When the party reach Boston the otli
cers find that no one knows anything
about any such theft as their prisoner
confessed, and they have to set him at
liberty. Thus he "has b en carried to
Boston without having to pay anything,
which is just what he wished.
Whenever we hear or read that a per
son has admitted himself guilty of a
crime, we aie not to be absolutely sure
at once that he is so, but must remem
ber that fictitious confessions aie not
uncommon. Wide Awake
Apportioning the Focd. Bran.
Advice to a Young Man.
Don't bo mean, my boy; don't do
mean things and say mean things.
Cultivate a feeling of kindness, a spirit
of cha'ity broad and pure for tneo and
things. Believe the best of everybody,
have faith in humanity, and ui you
think better of other people, you vill be
better yourself. You can, with aome
accuracy, measure a man's character by
me esteem in which lie holds other men.
When I hear a man repeatedly declar
ing that all other men are knaves, I
want a fc.rong endorsement on that
man's paper before I'll lend him mon
ey. When a man assures me that all
the Temperance men in the town take
their drinks on the sly, I wouldn't
leave that man and my private demi
john if 1 had one together in a room
five minutes. When a man tells me that
he doesn't know one preacher who
isn't a hypocrite, I have all the evi
dence I want that that man is a liar.
Nine times in ten, and frequently oflen
er, you will find that nion endeavor to
disfigure all other men with their own
weaknesses, failings and vices. So do
you. my boy, think well ami haritablv
of people, for. the world is full of gootl
And if you are mean, you cannot con
ceal it People will know it. Our un
fortunate, human fondness for gossip
always puts us in possession of all the
worser qualities of each other. Don't
Iifgnis rutin nr. ' that Colvin came to
his bed-idc and disclosed that ho had Jou and your intimate friends, my boy,
been murdered, and that his bodv was I discuss the weak and evil points in votir
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buried in an old, disu-cd potato-cellar.
j no story ot tins dream led people to
ransack that cellar, and some bones
were found. These, as was ultimately
shown, were remains of some animal;
but when they were first found they
were supposed to be Colvin's. and a
great excitement arose against .Jesse !
and Stephen Boorn; nearly every one
believing that they had "killed their
brother-in-law to prevent his coiitimir
ing a burden on the family, and that
his spirit had revealed the crimes by the
dream! They were at once arrested
iicignoors cnaracicrsr ui course you
uo; ami wnen you are the absent one,
be assured, TeIeniachus, that your
friends are in like manner dissecting
you. Indeed, they are. They know
all about you, and that which you
would have least known, they know the
And, at any rate, my son, you know
it, and that is enousrh. Sometimes I
wonder what a mean man thinks about
when he goes to bed. When he turns
out the light and lias down. When the
darkness closes in about him and he is
and placed in jail, whore many of the 1 "'one and compelled to be honest with
iiuiuiHii.x visum ineiu, urging lueni to """"". ' origin, mougiii,
confess. not a generous impulse, not a manly
And they did confess. Jesse first de- act, not a word of blessing, notagrate
neribed how the three were at work to-' look, comes to bless him again,
gether in the field, when Stephen boat ' Not penny dropped into the "onU
olvin senseless with a club, after which ' stretched palm of pn- erty, nor the
lhu body was carried to the d sei ted ' btt'm oi " loving word dropped into an
cellar ami buried. Stephen, who at aching heart; uo sunbeam of oncour
lirst denied the charge, afterward made agement cast upon a struggling life;
a wnl ten confession, siibstantallv sup-. " strong right, hand of fellowship
nortiug .Jesse's story; he. however, laid ' reached out to help some fallen man to
Idame on Colvin. saying that the latter : I''s feet when none of these things
began the quarrel and struck the first j come to him as the "Cod bless you'
blow. of the departed day, how he must hate
I'pon these two confessions there himself. How he must try to roll away
was scarcely any other evidence- the 1 'rom himself and sleep on the oilier
two ituorus were convicted of murder. " of the bod. When the only victory
But it is very common to show some '' !"' eau think of is some mean" victory,
meroy to offenders who confess crimes m w"ieh he has wronged a neighbor,
and aid in b inging others to justice, , uo wonder he always sneers when he
and the Legislature, probably tor this tries to smile. How pure and fair and
reason, changed .Jesse's punishment to ' g00 a tne r'st of the world mi st
imprisonment for life; leaving Stephen lok to lt and how cheerless and
sentenced to death. dusty and dreary must his own path aj-
Now comes the strange part of the l)e:ir. Why even one lone, isolated act
story. Both the confe-sious were false! ' f meanness is enough to scatter
Colvin was alive ami we 1 all the while! ' cracker crumbs in the bed of the aver
As a last hone. Stenheu Boom's emm- aire, ordinary man. and what must, ho
the feelings of a man whose whole life
is given up to mean acts? When there
is so much su tiering and heartache and
misery in the world, anyhow, why
should you add one pound of wicked
ness or sadness to the general burden.
Don t bo mean, my bov. Sutler in-
Perhaps there is no part of the care of
cattle which exerts a more important
influence in maintaining: a healthy and
thrifty condition, than a proper selec
tion and apportionment of food. Tact
comes into requisition here as fully as
in any portion of the management of
cattle that are housed for feeding.
Cattle that arc housed, getting no ex
sreise, require to be fed with no little
discretion. The art of feeding properly
in such a case i3 not mastered in a day.
iTeither does it follow that every man
who can dig a good ditch, or build a
tack of hay that will shed ra;n, will
necessarily be competent to apportion,
combine, and deal out food to valuable
cattle. The methods by which this is
done successfully are acquired by
studiously watching the habits of bodv
of each beast, giving to one a different
mixture of mod from that given to an
other. Cattle, like men, iepresent
quite diverse conditions, as to tendency
to obesity or the opposite, as they do also
in ttie tendency winch food has in ren
dering the bowels loose or otherwise.
Certain cows habitually become loose in
the bowels when fed "freely upon such
as agrees completely with others in this
A less perfect digestive power will
generally be found to be the cause of
certain cows becoming loose in the bow
els, upon a given mixture of feed. The
capabilities of such require to be care
fully studied, and herein lies one of thj
strongest objections against frequent
changes of men where the health and
thrift of valuable animals are involved.
As stated, stock that is housed, having
little exercise, and kept in a fairly even
temperature, if not in an actively grow
ing state should be fed with a great deal
of judgment Discretion, in this case,
has reference not altogether to quantity
of food. The demands of the system of
the cow. under the conditions" named,
are moderate, if she has attained her
growth, and is not in milk. It is here
thafTbran comes to our aid; and with it,
and the combinations that should he at
hand in every cattle barn, the skillful
herdsman can practice his art upon each
individual animal in such way as to pre
serve a uniformity in appearance' and
condition, no matter how wide apart the
several animals in a herd ma be, as to
digestive capacity, tendency to fleshi
ness, activity of the excretory function,
As a rulo, a combination of wheat
bran and oil-cake meal will accomplish
more in maintaining a lot of closely-
stabled breeu ng and growing cattle
stock in a satis'a -tory condition than
any other two articles whatever. Bran,
which was formerly supposed to be the
mere refuse part, bearing a relation to
the inner portion of the grain like that
born by the shell of the nut to the meat
within, of about as much value as the
straw upon which the grain grew, is
lound to contain no small portion of
the constituents required by both grow
ing and mature animals. The laxative
tendency, objected to by some, depends
upon mechanical action, and is readily
modified by combining the finer descrip
tions of mill reruse with it, in propor
tions required by the habits of body of
different animals in the herd.
Oil-cake meal, whi'e having a laxu
tivc tendency if fed somewhat liberally,
nevertheless is one of the best combi
nations with bran, when skillfully han
dled, as its mucilage and oil allay irri
tation of the mucous surface, and the
constituents of these two article.--, com
bined with good hay, take, perhaps, a
wider range than any other two arti
cles. Oats, of course, are alwa- s suit
able, for either young or aged stock ;
but in considering the claims which
b-an has upon our attention, economy
cuts quite a figure. This, togethe
with the fact that it is infinitely sa ei
for breeding animals than corn meal,
renders it one of the best aids in the
feedinir stable, provided, always, tha' it
is seconded by other foo!s, according
to the varying requirements mentioned!
as these occur from day to day. All
fanners who occupy advanced ground
all breeders of improved stock are sup
posed to occupy this position will bear
in mind the manure pile. Bran is rich
in phosphates, and these are of special
value to lauds long in use. for crop
growing and grazing. There is no mis
taking the effect upon pastures of ma
nuring from a pile into which bran has
entered through liberal feeding. Na
tional Live Stock Journal.
Youths' Department.
Where English daisies hlusiomi
And Knu'li-h robins 3iu?.
When all the lurid wu
Ilcncath the feet of Sprat?,
Two little sisters wunderod.
Together, band in hand.
Along- the dusty b'ghwnv.
Their bare feet solid and tanin-d.
'Twas not a childish sorrow
That filled their yi's u-;tb tc trs:
Their little hearts w -re hardened
With grief bvyotid tn -ir years.
The bright-eyed daisies blossomed
In valley and in glen.
The robins .sjikt tbe'r ("wettest.
Spring smil-'d but no. for them.
Beneath the tr.-H ot Whitehall,
Within their "ha low nr.iwu.
From nut the p.dac"
The Queen cjiue w Ikiwi down.
Fhesuiv the ctnldr n staa.lhv,
To-fi'lhor. side bv -id
And, tr.vni d wti with pity.
She asked th in hy they cried.
Dear lady, sidil the 1 1. U
- My little sisb-r lies
And 1 have c.ime together
A hundr d mile:, I kucss.
"Sometimes the iwvls were dusry.
. And sometimes they were rccn;
We're very tlrd and'hungry
We want to st-e ihe Queen.
' For Mother's s!ek, d -ur Lady.
She cries 'most all the d y:
We hear her telling J si.s.
When sho thinks wuie at play.
" She tells Him all a Wit it.
How when King James was King,
We were io rich and happy
And had most everything.
We had our own dear father.
At home beside the Thames,
But father went to battle
Because he ioved King James.
" And then things were po different
I cannot tell you how.
We haven't any father.
Nor any nice thing now.
Last night, our mother told us
They'd take our h.. me away.
And leave u without any.
Because she eouldn't pay.
" So then, we came together.
Bight through the m adow green.
And prayed Sor (od to help us.
And take us to the Queen;
" Br caitu Mamma once told us
That, many years a;.ro.
The Queen was James little girt.
And, Lady, if 'twas so,
1 know cho'll let us keep it
iur home leside the '1 hiim-s
For we h.ive coniu to ask her.
And Father love J King James.
"And if wo bad to lea-e it,
I'm sure Mamma tould die.
For lucre's no plac to g. to
No place but in the sky."
Her simple story finished,
Sh" gazed up In .surprise,
Tosi-e 1hc loely .inly
With teardrops in her eyes.
And when the Huglisti robins
Had sought each downv nest.
And when the bright-eyed d.nsiea.
Dew-dump, had gone to rest,
A carriage, such as never
Had as d Hint wav before.
Set down two littlo children
Beside th : widow's do-r.
They hrouuht the weeping mother
A package froai the Queen.
Her royal seal was on It,
And, folded in between,
A slip of paper, saying:
" The duughtcr or King James
Giles to these little child en
Their home beside the Tiiann"."
liune Hartwick Thoriie, in St. A'Mutlus.
tho oceU'i'enc-o, which he "pea' a of as
Tn time I lost off my little grand
daughter like an idiot.' N. Y. L mjcr.
.1 Funny Little Mother.
Peep! Keep! Peep' Ten little orphan
babic; all cry ng at once, and each one
trying to cry louder than the other.
What should be done with them?
Poor mother lien Blacky had been
kilcd, and who was to take care of her !
ten baby-chicken s? Hen S-.o-kle had'
twelve cii'ldreit of her own as many as I
she could coer. No room for the or- '
phans there. Hen Whitey's eight
children were so large and fd-naturcd !
they would not let the downy little new- j
comers'so mucii as look in "their coop.
nen iop-uoi, wno iiau out lour in
her bif.o 1, would not hear of adopting
a:n- more, and tak'ng care of the little
stra-gcrs. She pecked at them m
sharply that the poor thing-: ran off. and
stood in a group by themeives in a cor
ner of the cluckf-n yard, crying as loiid
-It is estimated that
trill I Thfl Catholic licuiew savs there are
this ear make ''ttOO.000 bushels of una. 10. C0' 0(30 Catholics in the United 1
nuts, lenucssee 500,000 bushels, and States.
iNortli Carolina 125,000 bushels.
1 :. 1 , ? .t .,
xi 1.1 mat in me tnrec
years ended 180 there w r. no fever mon schools were attended by 71,000
I Vermont spent I7G. 170 on its pub- iff,(liihit " 4Jn nrtrt I
o lie schools hist year. The ;'..17 com- j """f'A gVMlldl
as they cou'd cry.
Susie felt like crying too. She was
so sorry for the motherless ones. She
took up the chickens in her apron,
where they cuddled down, jrlad to get
warm, and glad to hide away from
cross Hen Topknot.
"I'll be your mother, myself," said
And a good mother she was, too.
She soon taught the ten little black and
white and speckled chick.-ns to scratch
for worms. She put them to bed every
night in an oid basket, and covered
them up warm, in the morning how
glad they were to see their new little
mother' They ran to her wherever she
was when the); were tired. And such
a funny siirht it was to see those tpn
chickens fly into Susie's lap. creep un
der her apron, and cuddle against her
neck with little cooing sounds!
They never knew any o' her mother,
and they never wanted abetter one. Susie
never forgot to feed her babies, and 1 .', ,.
they grew as fast and were as tine look- ' ,
ing as the o her chickens, who had hen
mothers 'o take care of them. And Su
sid learned how to be thoughtful and
kind to" heli less things. Cut one does
not often find a little girl who is moth
er to ten little chickens. Our Little
Cattish Catching Ducks.
Recen'ly the frc mentioned the fact
that a wild duck had hatched a brood of
seven ducklings in the slough near D
street, and could be seen early in the
morning with the colony, the rest of the
time hiding in the willow jungles.
They became about half-grown, but
within the past twelve days have met
with a singular death from an uue
pecled source. A gentleman who be
came accustomed to seeing and looking
for them as he went to his work was
one morning surprised to see one of
them suddenly s'nk in an awKward
manner and not appear again, but con
cluded that it had hidden in the brush.
j man 202 theaters destroyed by lire, or
( partly so, resulting in 4,";570 deaths and o.-iu: injuries. & J. Shu.
In the fifty years from 18:0 to 1880
the amount of money invested in cotton
maun actures "n the United States in
creased from 40,000.000 to $225,000.
000, and the bales consumed ftom 191,
oU0 to 2,000,000.
The Paris Bonne estimates th
total stock of rold in the world in u.-.e
as coin or as banking reserves in oue
shape or other sit about 580,000,000.
of wit eh England ha- 12b00j.00o.
France i.l;5G,i!0,00 K tie. many 60.
000,000. and the United States 02.
Silver veins have been found in the
Palo Pinto Moun'ains of Texas. The
ore has been assayed at 171 ounces to
the ton. Negotiations are now being
carried on with two min'iig companie
one of Xew Mexico ami the other oi
Arizona to open up thee mines. Vlu
ruyo 7 ime.
Statistics from trustworthy sources
ha e been uirnished the Kansas State
Horticultural Society, showing the pei
j cent, of the apple crop in seven of the
1 Western States, as tollows Kansas.
Tiiperc-nt.: Michigan. :: Illinois, .'Jo
Indiana. 20; Iowa. ;i0; Ohio, 37; Mis
souri, 7.".
Mr. John Field has prepared an es
timate from the accouuts ot the coin
panto of the quantity of gas used in
London last year. It was, in round
numbers, 20,230,000,000 cubic feet.
This is e.ual to a bulk of one mile square
; by ,20 feet high. Consumers paid $14,-
I r.r-. i( f ,i.. : . ',.. .?
uuv.wuu iui una uuiueii.-e supply. c;u
caqij 'fribituc.
The number of nost-offices in
France is 0.128, there being :i0,120 par
ishes destitute of post-oflices ot their
own. Tim total number of articles
which passed through the post last year
was 1,.;30.000,000, as compared with
80.,0(.HJ,000 in 1877. Prepaid letters in
creased from .'174,000.000 to 56:5.000. 000.
newspapers from 21t.000,()00 to .S."H.
OOO.dOO, and books and other printed
matter from 17."..000,000 to :574.000.000.
Wesson, Miss., w:ts not long since
a pine forest. It now has a cotton-mill,
the insurance on which, with contents,
is $4u0.000. It gives work to 1,000
people, u.s.;s up 1,500 bales of cotton a
year, has a set of hands at work all day,
and another all night, and is lighted by
ele tneity. It makes doe-sk ns, cassi
meres, jeans, cottonades, knitting-cotton,
sewinir-th ead. towe's. etc. Wes-
son has a population of 2,".00.
1 he lumber business of Puget
Sound, W T., is immense, and the dis
tribution is very wide. In one day, re
cently, esscls were seen loadinlr for
children. theaorage daily
being 17.772. The 111a m .etchers mini- ,
ber 65:J : female, b',723.
At Yale College the other morning,
while Prof. Barbour wa writing in his .
owu room, in North o lege, a pistol- ,
ball whizzed through the window ami
close to his head, stnkinsr a large He-
... 1 .- ... uv.. .........
i ue next iivirning there were only six , Uoston. .-an Francisco. aluarai-o. the
the younjr ones seen near the same . S.-nnKvieli M-imlc v.iii; ix-;,..
. .-' 1 -.-. - wavkAaiak-'B vaviV 1'
One day ("rani'ma Dover told grand
pa to go over to their daughter's house
and borrow Baby Belle. It was qn te a
custom of hers, and the child was al
ways sent at once. Grandpa look his
open wagon and found his daughter
well, and took lunch with her. and
made the usual joke about borrowing
Belle; and the four-year old child was
wrapped up in a "shawl, which her
mother tied under her anus and about
her waist, to insure her being kept
At first she sat beside grandpa, but
after awhile she asked tositon the back
seat. Grandpa w. s a little provoke Pat
this, but gave her her way, and to pun
ish her, never looked round again, lie
drove past the lake, and through Ihe
woods, up the long road, speaking now
and then to a neighbor, and stopped at
the home-gate at twil'ght.
Grandma came runningoiit at once.
same was re-
niimoer oemg reuuceu one I 5awn tw logsof thirty-two and twentv-
1 six and two of thirty feet, in all 118 feet
in length, .the top ot the tree meas
ured sixty-one inches across Detroit
'Where's BePe?" she asked.
Why didn't they let
Common Fowls.
sei published an advertisement asking
whether atry person could give informal
lion of the mtssimr man. This came tn
the notice of people in New Jersey, ;
who sect word that a person resembling
Colyin was wort ing as hired man on a
farm in Dover, in that State. This man i
was brought, to Vermont, and sure J"s'ce a thousand times, rather than
enough, he was the veritable Colvin. commit it onca.Burlinyton Hawkeye.
Then the excitement was greater than j --
ever. Crowds of people rushed into the I At Warstewstein. near Casselin,
court-room to see the returned wander- Germany, is a librarv which i sriil tn
i"..r..w... ;... 1 :.. 1 ..,. ' ". . -4. . ...
V..W111W11 uiini in uiiiiurui iiicnews, 1 contain a curious collection of books.
ami tncro was irreat rotoicimr. ti.a
two prisoners were of course very soon
set free.
What can have been the motive of
tho two Booms for making these false
Everj- one around them was urging
them to ion ess. and the probability is
mat uiey oouevca tncy would surely be
At the lirst glance one would take these
books to be mere logs of wood, but in
vestigation shows that each volume is
really a t omnlete history of the tree it
represents. The back is the bark, in
which a small place is cut to write the
scientific and common names a a title
Ono side shows the tree trunk in its
natural statu and tho ntlinr id vinuclin.i
found guilty perhaps, indeed, thev or polished. Inside are shown the leaves
were not certain but that Colvin had fruit, fiber mi. I th.. nani ..,,,1 .i
upon it, ami a full
d etl somewhere of a beating received asites which prey
irom incin anil that thev honed bv desenntion of it tmwlnntu
confessing to obtain lighter punish- added. '
nicnt This hope, indeed, was realized -m
in Jesse's case; in Stephen s it was dis
appointed. Nowadays courts and judges are very
strict in forbidding people to urge a
prisoner to confess his crime.
The rule is that if he makes confes
sion entirely of his own accord it may
be received against him; but if ho was
urged, if any promises or threats were
made to induce him to sneak, what he
etc., is
A singular fata'ity seems to have
compassed the lives of a part of Richard
Bailey's family of ten children, who
were born and have generally lived at
I Townshend, Vt. Henry, age'd nincty-
Uinn .t. 1 J 1 ? 1 ". . J .
wilLj, inuiieti uuau 111 ins own vara
that place a few days ago; Hubbard,
seventy-nine, dropped ttead in Mont
gomery; Dana, seventy-four, fell from
a loan 01 corn and broke his back: Abi-
ssys goes lor nothing. Ihe famous case ,tsnti. seventy-two. fell from
of the B: orns has saved a great many corn at Saratoga and broke
accused persons from being convicted
upon confessions wrested lrom them
by puliccme.1 and jailers. In ancient
times aud foreign lauds it has been
common to even torture prisoners in
order to induce them to confess. Noth
ing of this kind is allowed by our law.
Prisoners must be treated humanely,
and left wholly at liberty to confess
or deny as they choose
False collisions are made from vari
ous motives. Persons who vere poor,
friendle-s and unhappy have been
known to a"cuse thcinsplronf primo
a load of
li,a vww.l-.
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I -., 1, W .. .. . .. 1
anu Airs. roiiy ujuloy franklin was
taken suddenly ill and died before the
doctor could bo summoned.
The town of Harrington, R. I., has
elected Mrs. Addie E. Smith Superin
tendent of Public Schools, she being tho
' lirst woman ever chosen to that posi
tion in that State. But women have
for ome years servcu in school committees.
"Katty taste," said tho butch-
fir. "can't; iinriorQifiml if Tlmc eo.
. - -. .. ... ua .. ahuju m-
in oruer 10 00 imprisoned, or even in or- sages were not made of rats, sir, and
u" "' ue lut 10 aeatn. Atter the fa- you know it May
r-"- v., cat, nru 01 ionaon. a caugnt and eaten
Twonrsi.n csnie forward with a story I Boston Post,
be the cats had
few uiongh."
I have had thoroughbred fowls on
the brain so long that I don't know
whether I can tell the truth about
common fowls or not, but I'll try. Now
don't imagine that I am going back on
the thoroughbreds, for I shall do noth
ing of the kind. I admire the pure
breeds; I believe in them, but I recog
nize the fact that there are many
farmers who cannot afford to stock up
with thoroughbred fowls to begin with
any more than they can a lo d to start
a dairy with a $500 cow. If a farmer
had but $500 to stock a farm with, it
would be the height of folly to spend
the whole sum on one cow; so if he had
but $5 to stock his poultry yard it
would hardly pay to spend it all'on one
thoroughbred rooster. A $5 rooster
might take a premium at the county
fair, and the owner might take pride iii
the ownership of the bird, but when it
conies to producing eggs, one old 25
cent common hen will beat ail the $5
roosters in creation. The best breed
ers of thorough-bred poultry ask from
$3 to $5 for a sitting of eggs, aud any
where from $7 to $25 a trio for fowls,
and I think that eggs and fowls from
such yards are worth the prices asked
to those who desire lo raise fowls for
special purposes; but the beginners on
a larm in a place where theie is no mar
ket for poultry, where eggs sell for
8 or 10 cents a dozen, and where ready
money is the scarcest imaginable ar
ticle, cannot at.ord to indulge in $3-a-dozen
eggs, and $10-a-trio fowls.
In many small country towns in tho
West $3 will buy ten common hens and
a rooster, amLthat number of fowls will
furnish all the egg3 and chickens need
ed for home consumption in a family of
six. Ten common hens will, with only
ordinary care and food, lay 1,000 eggs
and raise 100 chickens in a year; amf I
venture to say that for the farmer who
only desires to produce eggs and fowls
for home use. a tlock of common hens
will, if given the same food and care
that one would feel obliged to bestow
upon more expensive fowls, prove quite
as profitable as any of the pure breeds.
I know of one flock of twenty common
hens that produced $15 worth of egga
during the months of May, June and
July. They were fed with wheat bran
dough in the morning, oats or corn at
night, all the sour milk they could
drink, had free range over as much of
creation as they chose to travel over,
and roosted under a rickety old shed-at
night. It would not be an "easy matter
tor some of our fancy fowls to show a
better record under the circumstances.
Our common hens may be irreatly im
proved in point of size by always taking
care to select the largest and best to
keep for breeders. The laving quali
ties can also be improved by setting
eggs from the hens that are known to
be the best layers. On farms where this
course has been steadily pursued vear
after year, the fowls have greatly in
creased in size, and rival the Leghorns
and Ham burgs in egg production.
Our common fowls are extremely
hardy, often escaping the ills that af
flict their aristocratic relatives, good
foragers, good sitters, excellent moth
ers, and remarkable for early maturity;
these are good qualities that" we cannot
afford to lose. Believe me, it will pay
to care for and improve the common
fowhj. Fanny Field, in Prairie Farmer.
she sick?
comer '
Why, they did. Here she is," said
grandpa, and turned about.
The wagon was empty; no Bab' Belle
was there.
'She has jumped outto hide for fun,"
said grandpa. 'Here, Be le! Belle!
But there was no an-wor. The child
could scarcely have climbed out without
assistance: but they searched the gar
den aud the house, in which she might
hae hidden herself, though she had
never played such a joke before.
Grandpa being questioned, admitted
that Belle had olVcuded him. and thai
he had not spoken to her all the way
home, to punish her, and repented in
dust and ashes; but that did uot tell
them where Baby Belle was to be found.
The consternation of the household was
terrible. Everyone went out. The toad
was searched inch by inch, back to the
very gate of Belle's home, and no tra:-e
of her was found. Every one who lived
along the road had been s; oken to, and
there seemed to be an awful mystery
about her disappearance.
The most terrible idea occurred to the
old gentleman. She had fallen into the
lake which he had passed, as we have
said; and his fit of temper had been the
death of his darling.
And now the parents were aroused,
and the awful story was told to them.
She may have climbed out in the
woods aud been lost there," said the
young father.
And. sick with terror, he took his
lantern and led the way thither. Th to
was a moon in the sky, and it shone
through the leaves: but though they
searched every spot the child was not
'It is the only place left: look through
the woods once more." said the poor
father, choking with grief.
It is no use," said grandpa, throwing
up his hands, "no use at all."'
But what was that that struck his
fingers? He looked up.
Overhead hung a bundle of some sort.
He gave a shout Every one rushed to
the spot
There upon the branches hung the
big plaid shawl, full of something solid
and warm. Horrified, the father peeped
into the bundle. A little rosy face la
there, and a little voice piped out:
Baby Belle wants to get down "
And down she came into fond, tender
arms, that held her close wlfle tears fell
over her. But the first Hush of joy
being over, curiosity was aroused.
Who hung you there. Baby Belle?'
the asked her.
I bunged up myself." answered the
child, in her own solem.i little way. I
was in the wagon, and a big branch took
hold of my shawl, and I was bunged up
like a rock-a-by baby. And 1 called
grandpa stop, but he didn't hear. And
then th wind blowed me, and it was so
funny way up there, swinging and
rocking. And I knew grandpa would
come back when he found it out, and
then I gue--s I wenr to sleep, for I
thought twas a little bird up in a tree
in a nest: and then papa came"
The story was quite true. The gr- at
shawl, tied" in a firm knot, had caught
on th branch in a way that made a sort
of hammock of it, and th good angels
had taken care of sweet litt'e Baby
Belle: and th child had not 1 yen bin
frighten d. It 6ecms too strauge a
th'ntobe true; but it is. ncverth-d ss.
and Belle, now a big girl, remembers
Iier rock-a-by ba'y experience to this
So. by the wa., does grandpa, who
never lises to hear of it. and who had
doubtl ss a rather uncomfortable time
of it with grandma for some days after
Mitlilenly one of these went un
der with a struggle, a fluttering ot half
Hedged wings, and a quack. ng. What
was the force was a mystery, though
the other birds fled in a.irirht. The
next two mornings the
peated, tin
each tune.
The li th day the due" s seemed to be
very cautious, "avo ding deep water and
brush. The next dav the observer, who
had become very much interested, si cut
half an hour watching the mother and
her three remaining darlings. At
length they floated alongside the foot
bridge where he was standing. When
the ncared a post in the water, up
from beh nd it darted a large catfish
that was in waiting tor the leathered
victim. One was -cized bv the bodv.
and the jaws of the ra.-ae oii fish hid
the prisoner from view as the captor
deliber.itely swam away to its ilvn in
the bruh. The next day the wi.nes.s
saw another con piest from a distance,
but onld not seethe lihh. Since then
he h is watched four morning-;, but ha
not seen the mother and the oilier voiui
one. It is a matter of
J pan. China, France. England and
Australia. The export in 18S1 was
-ihout 175,i'0 1,000 feet, valued at $1.
700,000. Some of the logs are immense
Many measure live eet in diameter.
1 rem one tree lately cut there were
brew Bible on the shelves opposite him.
ii nan oecn urea oy some stuaenis wno
were pursuing an escaped squirrel across
the campus.
The solicitorship of the London
School Board is something of a sinecure.
The salary Is $10,000 a year, and the
commissions during the past ten years
have averaged $55,000 annually, "it is
not surpris ng, therefore, to notice that
a rate-payer made a mild objection at a
recent meeting, and that the commis
sion was cut down $10.00O. The salary
is not et so small, however, that the
solicitor will be likely to resign.
Making Mich institutions as the
public schools residences for janitors
and their families is a very questionable
practice It is necessary to have a care
ful man about the premises, but not to
have h s wi.e and elrldren. When a
dangerous disease brea'-s out in his
household it is his po iev to keep silent
ab'uit it -o - not to be t irned out of
doors, and piobabh lor a lonrr time out
of emplo ment Janitors sho.ild havo
a dwelling away from :he schools.
Chicafit 'iwsrnal.
The Rev Dr. Scudder. who recent
ly accepted a call to the PI mouth Con
gregational Ohur.-h of l hii-ago, after a
twelve-years' pastorate oor the Central
Congregational Church of Brooklyn,
was compl'mi'tited with a farewell testi
monial mc-! ur of the Manhattan Con
gregational Association of New York,
it. was stated that the membership of
the Central Church had increased dur
ing Dr. S udder s charge from J50 to
1 , ) 10. Clucuqo TribMie.
A letter from York. Md., in relation
to the old church in that town reminds
a correspondent of an anecdote told by
the venerable Parson Moody, who -was
once pastor of the church. He was a
good man and a good minister, and had
wa s o: his own for rebuking sin. He
on e lost some meat from his cellar, and
thought he knew who the thief was, but
acked proo'". The next Sunday he
stopped short in his sermon and ex
cla'in 1: The man who stole the meat
fn 1 me will wipe the feather off hut
m se.' I he suspected man at once con
victed himself by drawing his hand
across his face.
Virtues of Housekeeping.
! conductci! a.-, a
I)evotf! tuthr heat mutual inter
estj of it reader? and it. publish.
ers. Published tt Columbus. 1'latie
county, the centre of the agricul
tural portion is reait
by hundreds of people east who are
looktnir towards Nebraska as their
future hoiiit. It.- Mib-vrlbers in
Nebraska are the tituueh, o!ii
portion of the community, as is
evidenced by the f.ict lb-it the
JOURNAL has never 'outai'cU a
dun" again: them, and lj the
other fact that
In it- columns always brings it-
revard. Business is business, and
those who wish to reach the solid
people of Central Xebrak:i will
find the columns of the .loUKNAL a
splendid medium.
or ill kiiut-i neatly and quickly
done, at fair prices. Thi specie
of printing is nearly always want
ed in a hurry, and, knowing this
fact, we have so provided for it
that we :! furnish eti elopes, let
ter heads, bill heads, circulars,
posters, etc, etc., on very shoit
notice, and promptly on time as
we promise.
t ropy per annum . .
sMx mouths
Three month-
. $! "t
. 1 1)0
they were captured or took warniii"- by
mc iate 01 the six and leu tor parts un
knowu. Sacramento lice.
Keep trouble at arm's length. Ner
er turn a blessing around to see wheth
er it has a dark side to it.
It is possible that the world owes
every man a living, but his best claim
for what is due is that he has earned it.
A'. J. UeruM.
Mistress "What a time you've
been about that ng, Mary." Mary
"Yes, ma'am; but the new kitchen
clock has such large minutes!'' I'unch.
The best way to catch a grizzly
bear is to let him lick salt from your
hand while a second nartv slins around
deubl whether und ties his hind legs to a tree. Dc-
Fashiou Noles.
Court trains will be worn much the
same as usual this winter at defend
ant's costs.
Jean Baptiste is the name of a new
camel's hair cloth. It is probably in
tended for waterproofs.
Broad-brimmed, picturesque hats will
be very popular among young ladies.
These will recall the old nursery rhyme:
'Bat. bat, tiy under my hat." "The bat
will wear light pantaloons and tooth
pick shoes.
Coachmen's capes of sealskin w'll be
much worn by young women. When
the young woman is married this mean-'
that she is iroiur to sit on the bov and
do the driving her-elf. When she i
not married, it means she would like to.
When thi! wearer is a widow, it signi
fies that here is a coach man out of a
Plain velvet is much mom stylish than
figured velvet. The book-keeper will
send the necessary liures along home
with the velvet; the plainer the velvet,
the more figures.
The "man in ihe moon" will be a
fashionable device in silver brooches.
It would be very dangerous for any
other man to gel that close to some
people's necks. And. coner-ely. that
is about as near as some people will
ever have a man. ;
Pompeian red is a very stylish color
for bonnets. It is so called "because it j
Ls preceded by deep excavations in the j
old man's pockets.
The Langtry bonnet is so called in
the hope that the men will run after it.
And so they will, if it doesn't run too '
fast. I
There is a tendency to increase the '
size of the sleeve above the elbows.
Forewarned is forearmed. Burlinytun '
How Maine Lumbermen Live.
An interesting souvenir comes from
the lumber woods of the North in the
form of a communication written very
legibly on a fine sheet of lreh bark and
incased in an en elope composed of the
.-ame material. The letter is dated
"V.attamiscontis, No. -, range 7, about
fifteen miles from any settlement, in a
lumber camp where ir. John M ("rcg
or has a crew of men engaired in cutting
spool wood for h;s la tory. The write"
f fives some idea of how men live in a
ogging camp: "Our camp is built of
rough logs of poplar laid up on tho
sides about four feet and running up tn
a j itch in the center of about ten feet,
the roof is covered with cedar splints feet long and lad the same as
shingles, making a very good coxering,
though uot very tight. The floor is
made of poles la:d on the gtound. We
have two stoves, one a large heater,
three feet long, and the other a cook ii"
stove. Tor sleeping apartments we
have a berth made the length of tin
camp, which is uine'eeu and one-hall
feet, and accommodates fourteen men. j
In front of this and on a range with the ,
stove is the 'deacon scat.' of the same
length as the camp. Our living con
sists of pork and bean-', bread ami cook-
ies. gingerbread and old-fashioned
doughnuts, dried apples, beef, codfish,
mackerel, tea and molasses. For break- I
fast we have pork and beans hot from
the oven, with gingerbread, cookies ami
tea. For dinner, which is eaten in the
woods, we have bean, doughnuts . ml
bread, with tea, and occasionally beef
For supper we have cod sh or macker- ,
el and potatoes, with fried pork. We
get any amount of fresh perch and pick- j
erel close by the camp, in Mattamiscon-'
tis Lake. Fish forms a prominent item '
in our diet." Bangor (Me.) Whig. I
iroU tree '
An Iowa farmer bet a new hat that
he could cross the railroad track with
his team before the train came up. He
lost by ten feet. Tho iPstance was
measured by his heirs. Chicayo Herald.
Young lady writing a love letter for
the kitchen maid "That's about
euough now, isn't it?" Kitchen maid
"One thing more. Miss; just say
please excuse bad spellin' aud writiu'.'"'
"Women govern us," said Sheri
dan: let us try to render them more
perfect. The mote they are enlight
ened, so much the more" we shall be.
On the cultivation of the minds of wom
en depends the wisdom of man."
urpnens iirew rocKs ny the all-compelling
power of his music. The music
of the harmless, necessary cat is still
more potent. It not onlydraws rocks,
but pokers, boot-jacks anil all sorts of
movable furniture. Boston Transcript.
It does torment a railroad restaur
ant keeper frightfully to have a custom
er ask: "How much will you charge me
a thousand for such sandwiches as these?
I m going to build a hou-e. ami I think
they'd be more durable than brick."
Union I'ost.
A Boston editor bounced the cook,
culled two children, left his wife in
tears, ami made a bee-line for the oflice,
end wrote: "If you want to make the
world brighter ami better, begin by be
ing kind and loving to those in the small
cirele of your ow n family, and. from that
as a center work out as you are permit
ted to go." D.lroit Free Press.
"You needn't put on no airs, you
yaller-faee piece. We keeps a cow ami
has got a pew in the Blue 1 ight (Austin)
tabernacle besides." were the words of
Mis Matildy Snowball, who is as black
as night, to a saddle-colored friend.
"I don't keeref we hahift got no cow.
We keeps a goat, and my niiidder is
gwine to hab a carbuncle on de back of
her neck." Texas Siitinys.
"Talk about your ice machines."
said a New Haven woman to her neigh
bor over tho fence, "whv. if Mrs. Uob
inson. round the comer, didn't treat me
cool enough to freeze ice-cream this
morning.""" "Why. what did she saw"
"Say? She didn't say anything, "and
that's just what's the matter, and after
1 had taken pains to send her word
that sho whs in mimuiiHit Imkci- "
Aren't women
Haven Iteyistcr.
an impudent hussv.
curious critters?- New
As it is the fate of most of the women
of to-day to have charge of a house, is
it not proper that each should under
stand the duties entailed by her posi
tion? Housekeeping should soften the char
acter, and while attending to the wants
of others, we should learn pattern e and
charity. "That charity that thtnketh no
evil." I am not one of those who think
that because a woman has a husband
who is inclined to be disagreeable, she
should constitute herself h s meek and
humble servant. Yet we all know that
there is work to be done that can only
be done by a woman, but there is no
necessity for fretting about it. How
many faces once lovely, how many
amiable dispositions become entirely
transformed from constant repinings at
what can not be helped.
Domestic avocations, if properly en
gaged in, will not injure the doer. Such
a life affords opportunities for excellent
discipline, ami every woman should
make it the aim and purpose of her life
to attain perfection in her home. A
day for mending, a day for washing,
another for ironing, for sewing, and so
on, and at ouce the work becomes sim
plified and less of a hardship. ' Oh.
clear, to-morrow is wash-day! How 1
hate it!" This is a common saying,
and there is nothing very wrong about
it, for no one will assert that washing is
an agreeable pastime. Yet it must be
done, so it is worse than useless to fret
over it; as a consequence every sensi
ble woman should determine to'look on
the bright side of the wash-tub and
soapsuds. Make a few good rules and
keep them. Determine not to put the
whole house 111 disorder and to make
every one else miserable, because the
clothes must be washed, the bread
baked, etc.
Suppose dinner is to be served at a
certain hour, and dear husband forgets
all about it and arrives in the be-t of
humor when everything is'eold. Don t
cry and sco!d. but make the best of it.
As he is in a lively mood, cold meat and
sauce will not in the least cool his ardor,
and he will 1 nd as much enjoyment iu
the meat as though it were "nice and
warm. It is also most probable that
the stimulating effects of the home
ward journey are all sullit lent without
any addition" from a "woman's tongue."
We all know women who are constantly
linding fault with something or other,
and who are never happy unless there is
something to scold about. But every
such little worry, every harsh word,
even disagreeable look", makes life
harder, and but deepens the lines of
trouble about the eyes aud mouth.
There are plenty of real troubles to be
met with, without allowing household
cares to become a source 01 torment.
A well-ordered home and a happy one
is oue of the blessings of earth, and it
is a blessing easily obtained. A well
ordered house does not necessarily im
ply a place where the chairs and tables
are never dusty, the tloors never soiled.
A place, in fact, where a man cannot
walk without doing some damage.
ucn a iiaiiuiiy arranged nome means a
place too awfully nice for common mor
tals. Dust and dirt are necessary evils
of our existence and as such must be
endured. It is truly enough to pro
yoke a saint to see a man in the most
imiiiicrciii manner 111 the world step
across .1 floor that ha
1 ins is not done out of meanness, it is
mere thoughtlessness, so kindly remind
liim of his failimr. and. in time, vou
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Conic- tree. Address,
120 ami 122 Fifth-av.,
She Wanted Mottoes.
A pent Ionian whose wie had instruct
ed him to pur liase a few nice, appro
priate mottoes, became inebriated aud
forgot just what was wanted of him.
He had a confused not.on that his wife's
request was iu some way relative to his
purchase of something iu the way of
sipi cards, so he called upon a dealer
anil purchased quite a variety.
I've ;ot 'em ihic). my "dear. He-he-here's
a whole lot of nice mi's." he
said, as ho triumphantly produced hi.
pa ka;e.
With' a sigh over his maudlin condi
tion, she opened the parcel and found
tho followinj;: Hauds Off." "Your
Choice for Five Cents." "Look Out
for the Locomotive.-' "Keep Utl the
(Irass; No l-ca-s Admitted." "Ham
Sandwiches Ten Cents Each." "For
Kent." "Oysiers iu All Styles."
Then the lad went down town anil
made her own selections, and when her
husband woke up one morning after a
Spree that cost him four hundred dol
lars a placard stared him iu the face
from his bedroom wall: "Rum Did It:"
nd when he turned over with a groan
ho noticed the warnijijj: "Shun the
Bowl." Shifting uneasily to the other
side he caught sight of "Death in the
Cup." He hasn't been drunk since.
Bttroit PosL
will reap the benetit of gentle admoni
tions. Harshness will neverhavetheleast
effect upon him. and if by kindness you
CTltllmf 1111 Li llilll iiiiil.irt.iml flu.
neatness of home is due to hard labor LUERS & HOEFEUIANX,
on vournart. he is. indeed, "wav he- i '
yond redemption." Cor. Cincinnati
Influence of Poetry on Snake-Bites.
There Ls prol-ubly nothing older in
medicine than the belief that a hymn, if
sung at the right time and place, will cure
almost any complaint. W hen Odv.-.--eus
was struck by the wild boar. Homer tells
us that his friends sang a song of healing
over the wound. Anotherclas.-ical writer
advises us not to sing songs over hurts
tiiat need tho knife, and this advice might
have been recalled with profit by Bam
chuuderOhose, lately a serpent charmer
doing a good business in I'tnldoopookur.
A cobra was found in a shop where poor
Ghose happened to be sitting, and the
public were anxious to put it to deatn.
Ghose, from motives of humanity, and.
perhaps, to adverti-e his skill, o.lered
to "charm" the cobra. He did manage
to collar .t. and was about to place it in
a chattv, when the cobra bit its charmer.
Ramchutider Ghose. who. seems to have
been an earnest man in hi- way, reused
to go to hospital, or to suiier any nie I
ical treatment. He repeated' -ome
mantra, or sa red strains from the
Veda, and said it would be all right. Tho
manrras however, failed on thisoccasion.
and Ghose expired, the victim of mis
placed confidence in his professional
skill, and in the influence of poetry 09
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