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COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY MAY 9, 1888.
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Thirteen: i : aJ
rgpouice-nour- - to.i:i-u. m I to i p. m.
OLU AsHSaCOH. D-atlst.
OK.ELIl! 4c SL1X1VA.,
a T-rfif FYS-A 7 -LA W,
t p--tair- ra Uluc. Building. Htn stre
121& -trrrt. t 4uuri we"t '
, a m ' i
Ilia And Norta-it.
s..- nd warranted
v . Mil- PKi'P'R
i:i:ie a Ki:i:ir.K.
.1 T!"l:y r 1
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M . M
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Bi - '
V. A. MACKSN.
..r A.-EK .N
, , vn , t nj IT- P-fftTS
A tea. 1
il A. ..-!- Notary
B li- coWDERt
LAW AM' HiLLEiTluN OFFICE
i:o. . ii:nu.
j a-.- anJ in pa:nUu
aai.zin. kii'miaan. etc.
-6nD it. I'ttn -t- opposite
. ..1:. .-. N-- '-y
T7 H. ill iUl.
Il;b St.. onoosite LindcII Hotel.
tdl.--. i)iiir-. nip;
a n- tr-ia'-Ui
Krr-al Ktate A-Lreiit.
Genca Nance Cc Neb
IL1- - v-. " iK .m!.r.,v larm-
Ij,- -a.- 'rvii-iyuifni'' -oticit-
um 1 n. - -n - tuliline. up-stair.
A . n..lKK.
a. : is -1 Ra a - " .4 'r rjvr
Sj Linus lUt-ri--- -omc nn tracts
u. tn q-. "e a..-'. . aad ta- uortn
er i" rtim P :--' cotiar Taxe-
,ii.i i-jf nuQ-Pe-itlenta. satialaction
BLACKSMITH AND WAGON MAKER.
Al. LiQ.!- jf rfpairm ilun on -aort
njti' Buzi-- "R d-ron- rt. madt' to
oraer in: 1. "K .rairaniei.
S3a. . i.d. -i'c lUf Tatterali."
1OI.I H !A'll-i .'-,
: rfr- - xf.e
in : J-i.
x -O (a.d
r- -P. h
r- 1.1 ali iad- "f Hot' j
lu- UVf . r lead Hon- j
J Z Mcticnef Cc 5t:pt..
"Wii. i- iv in- .Hi j- tar ourt H.'U-e
on tn.- tn.rd ?atur.li of eacn
raonta 1 - tn-- (.utth.- o" examimn;
applicant- fv." '-a. ner'- . rtiB.-aSe- nd
fr tar traa-a.-ttnc .! inv .,tnt-r tu-mess
pertania.' t.. - uuoi- rOT-v
CONTRACTOR AND 5UILDER.
Piaa- and ftini ir- - -uijphed for either
frame r ori ..aodiai-. ood wort
e-uaranic-u ..i u U'ta street, near
;u Pan. Lin. i iru. oiumous. Ne-
brasRa. . umo.
mid Feed Stable.
Is prepared t. l rnisa the public th
2txid teara-. ' u.rz'e- and carriage- fo1- all
oeea-toBs. e-peja' v fur funerals. Al-o
eoaduet,- a -ale -taLie. 44
D.T. ilairrw 11 l
F. -chu. M. D. I
Dezascher Ariz, t
, . ,-,.,. . -....-. ,
airs. ,.. ,-. ..a. . j Cs. -t-uu, i
-rr n t C
L. b. LXaHliniI12: bUrSeOnS. I
r 1. hi"
(1 .s- -
, u Paili and I aare taan ten umes oruinary waes. ic
u .3. pensive outht mmished. No one woo
" ' ' earares falls ta make mon-'v rapidly You
it -nnnin. i
JS- ML'RDOCK SOX,
Carpenters and Contractors.
Havehad an extended experience, and
will zairiatcc satisfaction- in work, j
All kind of repairing done on shorw
notrce our motto is. Good work and
fair prices a!, and iive us an oppor
tuniiy to estimate foryaa ST'Shop on '
13ta st.. one dor west of Friedhof .
Co'-, store. Columbus. Nebr. 4S3-V j
COLUMBUS FLAX AND TOW C0.u
Ae prepared to receive and pay $3."C0 pe
ton fer sood clean Six straw f free from
fereura satstaacj delivered- on their
zraaad near the Creamery, m Coinm- f
COLUHBCS FLAX i: TOW CO..
ColrnbtLs, Dec. 5. I5e2.
t STATE BANK!
JAff CAPITAL, - $50,000
1 Le ISDSR Gsi
SBA2D, r'res t.
Geo. W. Hult, Vice Pres'i.
'Julius A. Reed.
- Edwabd A, Gjirrard.
Abver Titrxer, Cashier.
Bask r Deposit. lLcoant
Collections Promptly .TIade ob
- Pay lalerent
Elet;ntn street, opp-itc tntf
His utx aand a full a-or:mea: ui
CROCKER Y.& GLASSWARE,
Pipes, Cigars and Tobacco '.
Hinr-si pne paid for Country Produce.
CtOOd-s dellviTcd in citv-.
GIVE ME A CALL
H. LITERS & CO.
ew Brirk shop npixj-ite Helarz't Drus More.
ALL KINDS OF WOOD AND IRON WORK ON
WAGONS AND BUGGIES DONE
ON SHORT NOTICE
S. J. MARMOT, Pxop'r.
Nebraska Ave., South of Depot,
A n-w tou.-e. newly rarnisneu. Good
accommodations. Board Oy-ilay or
week a; reasonable rates.
Flr.-Ou- luble. '
OMAHA AYEEKLY BEE.
Mu.'s tae distribution of premiums 1
over and our Premium List closed until
next vear.w are vet anxiou- to increase
tae circulation of tae WEEKLY BEE to
-nch a aumber as to jreatly reduce tae
cost 01 tae paper and to furn-a it to our
-ubscnbers at a me-e aomiaal prife. In
order to do n.-weorier tat- s.-ime for tae
nalaac oi the year. Irom now uatii Janu
at 1st, IN"M. for ONE DOLL A E. Tai- 1
tae l,w?-t price ever asked for aay west
era joaraal of tae size, and all -aouid
avail taemaelves of tin- liberal offer.
THE BEE "PUBLISHING CO.
'.-'! Omaha, ."eb.
t O L I MBI i
Restaurant and Salcon!
1 ti. u. sn&znixj, rropneiur.
I S"Wholesale tnd" Retail Dealer in For
eign W.ne-. Liquor- and lars. Dut-
lm tont. "cotob and Enirlisa Ale-.
' ZzTEtniucitv Wliutxes a specialty
Q7STEHS la their -easnn.
can or dish.
bv tae case
llti. St?r. SoutL. of Tvot.
people are aiwav- oa the
lootout for cbauces to
iBfreaae taeir earniairs.
aad in time become
wealth v those wno do aot improve taeir
opportujiiues remain in povertj. We
ofler a sreat chaace to maie moaev. We i
wtant maav mep, women. tijs and zirls
to work for us rishtia their own, localities
-)7 one can do the wort properly from
she nrst -tart. The usiaes- will pay j
can uevote vour waoie ume to tne war:.
or only your spare moments. Full infor
mation and all that is needed -ent free.
Addre-s StgcsO' Co.. Portland. Maine.
riOur Iarre GJLRPE.1
6 CIDE descrihimr Coles
10 All. We offer the Lata: Xov
m SEE3 POXJLXOER. Com.
Onaid and Wheat, aad the Best Collection
ofVesretable, Flower C.ra aad Tree
SEEMS. Zvervthin is tested Address
COLE Jk 1KO. ScMbaea, PEL
LA, IOWA. 4-eowp
Per week ta live asents. Sczuethimrnew.
Sells on audit. The TESCFtr ofLifx;
represenria? the Past. Present and Fu
ture. A nne lithcsraph in six elegaa
tints. Size 22x32. Send stamp for circu-
OFFICERS tXD DIRECTORS.
sAM'L C. SMITH. Fire Pres't.
o. T. ROEN. Ccjaier.
J. W. EARLY.
W. A. MCALLISTER.
Foreism and Inlind Exchange, Piiaau
TickctaKui Estate, Loan anil Insurance.
BECKER & WELCH,
SHELL CREEE HILLS.
MANUFACTURER AND WHOLE
SALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AND MEAL.
OFFICE. COL rMB VS. XEIi.
SPE1CE & NORTH,
General Asenta for tae sale of
Union Pacific, and Midland Paciao
E. E. Lands lor -ale at from o.hj to Slo.iH)
per acre tor casii, or on nvc or ten years
time, in annual payment- to suit pur
I cna-ers. We nave also -a larire and
1 cnoice lot of otaer ianda. improved and
unimproved lor sale at low price and
on reasonable terms Al-io ou-ine- and
, residence lots it. tae iitv W feeep a
complete ao-tracto: title to all real es
tate in Platte County. !
con .nin.i- SEB.
L AKDS. FARMS.
CUT PEOPEBTT FOR SALE,
Union Pacnc Land Cmc
On Long Time an! Luf r-tie
All wi-ain t f"-uy Rail Ro.nl Lands
or linproveil Farm- will Sua it tu tneir
advantage td call ai tar I . P. Laad
OtQce before luu&iu el-rwnere as 1
maSe a specialty ot Ouin and Jelling
land- on commission, ah per-ons wisn
I m to -e!l larms or unimproved land
I will nnd it to taeir advantage to leave
I tneir lanU- witn me lor sale a- my f.i
I cinties for adectin -.ties are nnsiir-pas-ed.
1 am prepared' to uiaar ana.
j proof for all parties wisiiut: to ?et a
' patent for their honiestead-
"Henrv Corde-i Cleri, writes and
j speats German.
SAMUEL C. SMITH,
Ast. C. P. Land Department.
tJil-T 4 OLUMBU5.NEB.
' 1. BECKER.
DEaLEK IX aLl. KINDS OF
I KEEP 'U!""T1N'TLT ON HAND A
n ELL -ELEiTED - l'o K
Teas, Coffees, Sugar, Syrups
Dried and Canned Fruits,
and other Staples a j
lliveretl Fr 10
part ol" ike City.
I Aji AL-O
Farm and Spring Wagons.
of whicn I keep a i-onstant -upply oa
aand. 'idt few their equal, in style aad
tualny, aeeiad to none.
CALX AXD LZABX PRICES.
Cor. Thirteenth and K Streets, near
A y BefjQt.
L-N JJHiKl AKJlK
COFFBfS AXD METALLIC CASES
Furnituxe, Chairs, Bedataads, Bu-
raaaa. Tables. Safes. Lcrangc.
4c Picture Pramcs and
Ti?epi:j-iag f all kinds of Upholstery
Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware
' Job-WoTr. 1Lubvit and Gutter
mg a apeaauy.
E-Shari an Elvnth 5treer ormcui-
HSiZZZ'S UTSZ stcrs.
" jjaJaE v m i'aaaaftalalT
The TTooJ Fire.
Tiers isn't a tue around this tn-e-rdace
iaihaaa picture to be compared, for
Dnliiaacy, with the aDarkiins plav otjpji fioland. Eonaiart." Iheos- , roundi of tne press to-the effect that a ' ar than, retarded consnaDtion. During
ore-works upon the andirons, framed in 3 aobleman-'s other fame diamond keor lawyer fca?! a cane the head o! the third week in -Octooer d the ares
io harmooiooslj fav the deli terra-cotta foun(j jq wav- hrtcrrhrf haa35 of a Paris I which a carved toTeDreseaG the head nt year, the receints of cattle at' the
:oIor of the inclosing bnck-work. .jeweler After a -whi efforts wem-t f 5 dnholdHig- a oi sasobire in L'nion Stock Yards 'of- this cirv were
Happy are they wno. haring old ap- majje nndiQ maie, bus all eew to it bilTaTid'-with two- diantoads, worth lanrer than, atny ipriTioas time smce
pie ttees on their grounds, can utilize other itQQe iiai ten. lost. The Sr.-lUO-each, for to eyes. "It may be the"vards were estabhshed. Yet. right
toe dead hmDs m. tms cnarmmglasnion. . paria 5toce wai bought Tiy the Duke of tmc," the-affable young man havmg iZ te time of these hearr receiots. and
it is fascinatmg employment to pile the 1 irnnTin.t- bo TrrhlmnnAthrv J.char2B-oj the cane dauartment in a . -?trrTTTo- rh hrrKt or rh"U M!mmff
; I : .T. J I T : X. S
iy ilu kraicu -Luni i- gem. sold it arrant, its eoonterparchad. targe jewory aouse sua, -oia cne ng
tasticihaoes that the whole, nred up, .11 rhic rm hn Jr. nKiaie.r.n" n.- rh. . aniarecrc3ceeo- Itsiiot an m-
presents a fairv liieness to the groins
and arches and fretted woodwork of
some old temple, outlined in rosy hues
Si color, just oefore it falls parapet
and bartizan a scintillating, flowing
heap, up n the bed of ashes, which, un
molested, soon commences to draw is
cunaih of cremation in gray gathers
around the edges.
The hre-hgnt is a wonderful necro
mancer. In the enchantment of it3
light and shade paterfamilias, stretched
.r c4 in nn tm'r rw iTniTir.nTi7T- wrrn
- .. , ,- ,
. -. y. j ,
his slippered feet on he lender, loocs
like a av vouns man airam. as he tells
how on his fathers farm he and his
trothers used to fill the gnjat tirt-place
in the old dining-r om with a pine
stump, and surround it with hard-wo d
chips and rolla of ' irch bark, and then
watch tee grand illumination with boy
ish delight. He io4ks across the hearth
rug to the low rooser. from which the
mother is smiling a' him. her face, in
the flickering, mystical light, looking
fresh and fair as that or the y .ung girl
wh is leaning ner nead aarainst her
father's knee, and watching, with
dreamy eyes, tae dancmg sprites of
A neighoor comes in. "Sure." he
says. -one couidn"t nave the blue- here.
Did I ever teli you aoout our famous
tires last rear the tirst of the summer
season,, when Ellen and I went into the
country to board for our cealth3 A
eood many days were cold and wet. and
intensely disagreeable. Ellen had to
walk tne fiocr to keep warm, or he all
covered up with wraps on the lounge.
Stoves had been banisned rrom every
room except the summer kitchen, at the
extreme eid of the house. Not a fire
place in the building, but in rambling
around I found at no great distance a
sinalL old-fasmoned. unpamted cottasre.
unoccupied save ror storage This
house was a paradise for cre-places-
one m every room and I rented one
of the farmer, aeiectinj: what had been
ued as the parior. There was stii! some
green paper on tne wails and I had
permission to use all the wood I eou.d
cue or pick up and prepare for myself.
The next ramy day we had a perfect
carnival of blaze, and defied the weath
er t longer affect our )irits. In the
evening the farmer cam over to see us
'You wouldn't believe, now. a fire
would feel so good this time o year
why. it" s June, said he.
"Just as much needed now as in
January. ' I resDonded.
W a. I dunno bur 'tis. Ennyway.
Fvi aliers ben sorry I didn't build in a
fire-place inter the new nouse but
Dia.tny sed she d had enough of ftre
plade in her day. and that they was
awful dirty places, and hard to keep
clean: and for her part, she wanted air
tights and soap--tones And 50 we had
"em. but they ain't near so comforun
and tne farmer loosed sadly into the
'They're nsnt in strle nowadays.
Al' the ne'tv house- have mem." said
Yerdon': sav so Wal. tnev do
take a mignu Deart lot
of wood, and
stoves is more economical."
But whv should vuu studv econo-
my with all your woodland, and more
timber than you can posibly exhaust
m vour da-;
Hard to cut hard to cut. and
wage? so nish don t pay to hist reek.
on ve never sawed and split many cords
yerself '" and the farmer looked rather
pityingly en my hand.
WelL I did cut and prepare a good
deal of wood while we wtiri thrp. anii
left ouite a ioad for the farmer' i wife to
use in kindling her hres. She said she
should remember me for it and she
never wou.d nave believed I was so
Did you eipemaent witn the differ
ent kinds of wood, and wn.eh burned
the best31' inquired parterfamiiias.
Everythinr we saw from pme
' cones to the touh and .nscrutable elm
but I like oak. red-heart oak. tne best
Not so good as hictory. sir. or tne
wmte oa&. that ouras -traigat on
witnout an. cuips and quirKs. in splen
did style." Then followed a orisk dis
cussion and beeches, oircht-s, poplars,
alders, hemlocks, maples, willows and
tougn old outtonwood passed in quick
review, and their combustiDle- were
Draised or condemned. In the midst of
it all some one exclaimed that the fire
The ashes were hastily raked open,
more apple-tree hums put on. and the
bellows applied. A thm. blue smoite
curled upward growing darser and
more dense, like a thunder cloud before
the lurid ugntnmg leap out. The
music of voices'ceased. A his.s nie the
stroke of a beli the curtain of smoke
rolled upward the dames burst merrily
out. crackling and snapping m live
ly performance, sending ray? of in
florescence out into the room The
spectators applaud and conversaaon is
resumed again. Boston Transcript.
Eire Twin Diamonds.
Carefully guarded m the safe of a
Maiden Lane" diamond inspector are a
parr of old Indian mine diamond.- cut in
cushion shape, weighing eight and a
half carats. Each are of a remarkable
pale-bine color Their tint is far deep
er than "steel blue." but much lhrhter
than the sapphire blue of the celebrated
rtooe oamondi. ihev are so fuL or
fiGne crunantxi. rcv .itv n rn . or
tire that many a pure wmte diamond is
dimmed oy contrast witn them, and so
absolutely" oerfect that the slightest flaw
cannot oe discovered m. either bv tne
aid of the most powerful magnifying
glass. They are .alike beautiruliy pro
porticjned. and the peculiar shade of
bhie is precisely the 3ame m each. In
all respects the quality of the two is
Identical- The earry history of tne
twin diamonds "3 wrapped in mystery
That thev are- Tery old cannot bedoubt
ed. as stones of tneir size have not been
mined in India for two centuries. They
were undoubtedly royal treasures, and
it is said that they passed into the oos
sessicn of Warren Hastings when he
was Governor-General of India. Thev
returned to native ownersnip, and came
frt liTir crfn ? thamrw , hi In.lMn
Thev were then carried to Eurooe.
where they were bought by a Rn-air;
Botleman, who- had tHe gems recut m
v increasing tneir
luster ana heantv. ihev attracted orar: pniiad
, attenaoa among diamond dealers, and formed a
oners were made to nurehase them for voung men
toe Czar, out the owner rerused to part the. boys
I with thest. Getting into TvdfprVt
trouble in Enasia the nobleman left the-
empire, taking his jewels with Trfm At ehaw of
; tae gaining tables cf Monaco he played fatty Der
I tii-h. ttr-d leer kflaTfrV H alraliC"sir I eltxirik
te 1 : w -" aiyjy m im. r M lr?
1-. T-r- Ul ! Jt J- T- V T
I n -o. one oi ma owe. mamauus. wmca I
, passed into me nanus or al, .aianc, the
notiH wwrrhfini nmnr?rnr wfcmft I
, dAno-hwT-wrrf'niMrrM.H.rwA vorz m m
- " " - ' - - - "
Blanc family, and about a Tear ago if".
was sold with bthsr Jewels belonging to
lime. BLinc; and wa,43auhtfor a. large-C
3ani.by the agent of, theiiew Yori: u-
. moud merchant. Some years before r
J this the Paris atone the one' which had
been owned by the Duke-0! Brunswick:
1 fc-v in. ita turn diaaparei. vanish-1
! ing completely from the knowledge, of i
, the trade. It"is suDDOsed that it share lj.
the fate of manv other noted crems and
, . i..
' - 4Wlt.U
Qe pUreQaier or cnQ mane jiamon 1
had of discoverms: ii mate, but
held it on its ndividual merits H- was
not in anv hurry to seil it, and after the
habit of diamond-dealers with the nnst
stones, kept it very close from inspection-
About two months ago a member
of his firm made a business trip to the
Western States, m the course of which
he visited Chicaro By mere accident
he encountered there a certain wealthy
pork-packer, and with mingled feelings
bf amazemenu hope and 'eliirht. aw
sleamins: on his shirt-front a large blue
diamond, which seemed to be awouder
fui. match for the rare stone locked up
m the home ofhee. He telegraphed un
irediately to his partners here, and aft
er the exchange of a few disparcnei a
trusted clerk hastened from mia city to
Chicasro. bearing with htm tae Blanc
diamond for the purpose of comparison.
The matter was. so important and deli
cate, however, that the ciert was not
informed" of the true objei t of h mis
sion, but believed that the diamond was
sent on to be sold. When tne travel
ing partner received it he compared
it furtively with the pors-pacier's
stud. and saw that. bevond
latter was its lonx
He teierraDhed the
iact to thehead or his nrm. and re
ceived promDt instructi' n t) -ecre
the pork-packer's gem at any Dnee
Concealing his eagerness, he entered,
into negotiations for its purchase, and
finallv became its possessor for a -um
which, though large was much blow
it- value as one of tne remarkable oair
The porx-paeker had worn hia d amond
for several years 111 entire unoranee
of it- histor--' and of the fact
that its exact duplicate had ever ex
.sted. During a visit to England ne
had bought it from a Heorew diamond
dealer in Lond.in. tor obvious reason-
the orices whicn the stones have fetched
smly at difSerent times are not men
tioned, by the persons who have been
most interested in tracing their history.
As a pair it would be very difiicuit to
estimate their value, and no price has
been named for tnem by their present
owners. The news of their reunion has
excited some diamond merchants m
Paris, who are very anxioa- to secure
the sems. and they have bn send nr
cable messages on the suojeet for the
past few days. fut it is not believed tnat
the glitrenng 'auhles will be permitted
to leave this country - V Y Cur. Lht
Pleatlinr for His Papi.
of a little cov not
more than nre years oid. who strus-o-led
and kicked "to free himself rrom
the rrawnv arms -f a Doliceman. maiie
last msht s late pedestrians on Chestnut
street, nea- irirtn. stoD and wonder
what offense such a child could
sibly commit. A lew paces anead
walked another omcer. navimr m cnar;re
a lazy-looking man. with his nead - an
dased in a mi'jre cloth, wno teions z-,
that tytse met with after cars ch any
cf tfit Dopulous tnoroughfare-. At :ne
Centra. Station the officers told tne -er-eeant
'n char that the rpin and hi3
cnild were found begging, and tnev
thought, for the child s sake, the two
should ce held until investiati" n coidd
discover whether the 'ittle fehow wa-
propeny cared fcr or net The man
t-esan to tes in. the famJiar wayor n.s
li erty. and wa.- makmr a very sluh:
impression on the sergeant, when the
little xellow. who could restrain his feel
mirs no longer, spoke up m a strairht
forward fashion that surprised the group
say. ilster Policeman, please let
pana zo I promise vou that we won't
et causht aaui. Please let mm go "
Does he treat you well3" asked une
of the otricers.
-Oh. yes. sir: he's a good papa he
is Getter than any tody's papa here
that I know "
Have you a mother3"
Yes. sir- but sue don't live at
home Please, sir, let papa go "
Can t vou like ner?
"u, sir because papa doesn t iisre
her. I declare you won't never see me
again if you u let papa go. ' ' he said.
with emphasis, as ne put a tiny hand n
an old, patched mitten gu the big
Can your father sunport you with
out begging?'" inquired tne sergeant.
un, yes, sir papa senerally nas
money See that nice new hat on his
head? I made him buy that for him--elf.
1 did. He's a splendid papa;
'deed he is. Won't you let him 20?"
The earnestness of "the child won its
way to the sympathies of the sergeant
and he orderedtheir release The little
fellow's face lit up with delight. Ee
pulled off one of the torn mittens from
a chubov little fist, soat in the Daim
for luck." and extendimr the biack-
ened 4 Uke a rhnirfni "man d
.x.t.r-- -r: ni -i
mere, aiisier- ruuttaiau snaa.e
hands." The omcer hid the little hand
in a bur muscular one. You' re tne
right kind of a man. you are. and I say
God bless you. God bless you all"
Supposing a Case.
He said he didn't intend to stay a
minute, had just dropped m to ask a
httle advice on a nusiness matter.
-Suppose." he continued, that I
wanted to raise a thousand dollars to
meet a sudden emergencv3''
"I would naturally go to the bank?"
" Yon would."
4 1 would give a note for ninetv davs.
at""- ht woukfhave to be indorsed?"
And in case
vou indorsed it for
" I should expect to be obliged to pay
it! Go o-i morning"
eiphia young ladies have
crao resolving to kiss no
who smoke cigarettes, and
have had to take to
Notwithstaiiding the boasted -ciil-
Boaton, it is asserted thas
capx. cf the schcolcoy3 of thai
Cestiy Case Heads.
A -Darajrrsnh. "haabeen roin? tne
... , . .
freqtafirAthiaor-jBieri to-coma inhere
aoi order canftj chat cost S&ai oh St00,
aJdcihauLi, wji jewel- settings, you un-
derssaatlj Uura. il4.5u cane is rather
fceyogtijoaij.aspdcidoce. For ordinary
sai.tL cases, we"jteep in. swcJi do not
run. ovarjiO -each. "We always have
oa Ay AaaoTor so of canes that run
'rum- SjitiSQ I5L. Gold-headed pre-
ieuHtidn cnes"? Y'es, w ell a g'ood
raanv-of,thJem, "but hardTv ever to the
out-of-town buvera. When a few ad-
ni'nui; friend? in the rural districts take
a lution to burden soma brother dea-
con, t minister, or master of a lod
with the possession of a irotd-heailed
cane, they e- me to town to buy it. But
our price-- are too high for them. Thev
expec. to et a gold-headed cane for -515
1 d ?:H , and for a decent one like that, a
; srood head on a fine niaiirca - sacs, we
t enarge ibu. And it is amy a olain de-
1 -in yon see, tneconvennonii tnins, like
the tup of a Corinthian column with a
httir' cnasm'Z When we tei them the
pntn? they jeneruliy exi'aim, 'suffnn
Caesar ! ' or something t fcoat effect, and
! hurry out. There are down town de.u-
1 er- fi-om whom they can get wnat looks
Lke tae artice they want, and for the
o. ice they wan, to pay For 515 to 5:'
tnev set a ois eoony sticL. wuh a oig,
runeti piate gold nead that ioo!is just as
j well as lixti one we charge 5J for. But
! if the ree pient ever wants to sell it" for
j te oid sold tt cootain, or to deposit it
collateral witn his uncie, he wui
probably oe surprised to find now httle
T)Id there 1 in i:. If, however, it is
only to be worn on state occasions and
kept as an heirloom in the ramily, it .
wia do well enough.
' Our more expensive eau'e-s are tho-e
in which artistic fancy ennanc&s the
value of the zl& Here l- one, a modi
fied shepherd s croot of hammered and
cnaed Roman gold, tne creivesr pe
culiarity of whicn l- its price SI 15.
This hammered crutch head Or blended
red and yellow old is worth -S l Here
are a lot of new design, Indian and
Persian fancies, unique, and some of
taVm pretty, that na from Sb t- SI 15.
They are made of gold, tne beauty of
whicn ia tnat it was put through cenam.
chem.oai eatments that orouirnt it out
looking like almost anything out gold.
This one. for instance, that looks like
steet, is sold, and so is tnat one resem
bung a red enamei. Some of the-e lih:
one were made up a.- cheau as Soc. but
we nave none so low-pruel on hand
now. Those very dainty utile square
.Dot gold-neaded canes, - switches
rather, we seL as cneap as 5'JS tu 5o
" From these let us pass to the silver
heads. Of them we hav a reat variety,
irom SV for plain hammered silver ball
no to S-- for a large one of the newest
lasaion, wnich 1 a close imitation or an
old-fa-hioned buck-horn handle, or S75
for on like this, wnich is, as yon can
see. a combination of silver, sold and
cnoDer tnat iooas like a -rt of marble
is a wide diveri:
style- in -"liver head.-, -ome of tnem
vou wii. notice, tne niame-t possible a
door-knob" or -imDie nan and otners
fuL of tancy and ex iui.-ue workman
ship Tht--- l- a novel and pretty thing,
a perfectly round nail of rook crystal
n4.d in Dtace oy silver ciasps, that we
-eu for 3-'j A man came in hen1 tne
the- day offerimr for a!e a couole of
anes th it n1 had made, I oeheve Thev
wen- eumped of smah, thin piece- of
a;rate, carneiian and otner stone, in Al
ternate layers, set on a steei rod and
highly polished I should think there
were ij pieces in eacn cane, and he
oniy wanted $-5 eacn fur tne completed
canes. I don't ee how tney eouid oe
gotten up ror tne money, out we did not
invest in tnem
"The materiaL ve generally employ
ror the tixs are maiait-i, bamo-j and
ebony. There are some very handsome
and costly cane- made in Mexico from
-omt- aiumAi substance-, cLariried a- the
.Mexican iad'iie seat- someumes are,
and inlaid with sdver. (lenera; Jack
Casement ajed to have ont that ne re
J ru-iii Sl."' for Then dne cane- are oe
I ca.-ionally turned out of wnat is repre
' -ented D u- a hippopJt:imsis hyde In
1 tart, gentlemen brtmr all sorts of sticss
to have laney ae:idL- DUt on them,
j Wh:itever tn stick mav oe, its vame is
j nothing oniDired with tne head we
DUt on m mot cases of tnat ort.
t Diamonds, -aDpnires and otner precious
t4ine are very often set m them to
I order Of course we keep iij such jew
eled heads m stock.
'We don't nave so much call for
rancy carved ivory and solid imitation
silver heads, monsey." and dogs' heads,
and binis and sucn things, as we a?ed
to do People serin to go in now for
rare and fine sticics, lastins: and reiiabie
one. and tne cane dealer who wants to
Iceep up witn the times must have an
almo-tinrimte variety of sacss from all
parts of tae globe. I've een one, a
plain rouah suck, without a ferrule, and
onlv a bent crook at the top. that was
said to have been wortn $17,M1 when it
came in& the country. It was hollow
and had diamond- pacned in it That
wa- several year ao I ernes.- the
.ustom-house chaps nave dropped on
that dodge. Anyway, I never near of
its being played now. I nave seen a
(J-erman cane with a flute in it, and
another that would hold a 200a dnnk
of 2'jhnapp-. and one tnat was a pipe
wnen ycu toosoff tne lerruie and a cap
on the hea". but aL those thin;r were
mere eccentricities. We are never called
on to make such tnmgs." Chtazgo Eer-
There has been some cold weather
m Montana. In one of the Butte restacr
ants the cooking department is a ooard
addition standing cut from the m tin
building, and thougn the stove was
made red not. tee Chinaman was un
able even to cook some hot cakes. Thev
froze solid on the griddle, and had to be
cnopped off with a natchec A promi
nent citizen went to the hydrant to draw
a bucket of water, and in returning to
the house- spilled a little of it3 contents,
into which he accidentally put one foot
Before he could take another step he
was frozen to tne ground, and was com
pelled to leave ms boot in the road and
hop- into the house on one leg. Denrer
surviving members of the emi-
nent Washburn family are now about
u f"1-11 theNoriands, the old faxnilv
homestead of Israel Washburn, at Liver-
more, Me., a handsome memorial build-
with Mma thousands of voauaies'oi well- 1
injj, mcu, waec equippeu dv taera
ieiectad books, wui be thrown open af
a free psblic library.
riiv! nmr r-i.rKt'4 itiwrUn ?th-
T -rotThr iiTna t?i thA ?TtrrpS
" - .
shippers and Eastern buyers growiag
out of the mcreasing shipments ui
dressed beef, we "find, by referring to
the market report fer October 25, tha
week following the very heavy recejpta
referred to. at which time the receipts
, were again reported as very heavy, tha?
" shipper bought with more than ordi-'
nar ireedora anything good enough
, for their use being taken at an advanca
, on the prices of the day before." It
was reported that no extra cattle were
in the market, hat that sales above. 5
reached a larger aggregate than for any
day recently." Sale- at and better.
an the -Jntfa exceeded !. M head, and
3ome sales were made at to-o. sixty
head or Montana natives wece suid for
shipment, at 55.7". " We refer o these
sales because they were" made" immedi
ately after the urtprecedeutediy large
The fact is that no producer need
fear becoming the owner or too many
cattle or other nieat-produc!nr animals,
provided he is so situated a- to ivs
them prope-care and maintain a profit
able growth at all seasons. The very
poorest of the poor those who- lormer
h seldom bought meat no swarm
about the retail shop- and buy shank
bones, rib tips, dank pieces and all.
anything that will make a ood. a stew,
or tvorS. iuto -odp The raptdiy-in-areasing
population or our ciie- is
made up very lare y of the laborers
and operators irom foreurn cuuntneu a
class of people who ate r.ut very little
meat in their own country, many of
them none at alL Increased wages,
witn an advantage in the price of meats
here, compared to that in their own
country, prompt- them to eat meat
and this class of consumers alone ao
sorb an enormous amount of. the low
er grades of meat every day
Coder the various demands, grad
uated by taste aad purse, the re
tail cutchers are enabled to assort
their cuts as the grocer assorts bis cof
ee. there being ready buyers for each
irraiie some cuts going as readily at
twenty to twenty-rive cents a- otcsrs
do at seven or e'ght cents. The can
n'mr ot meat opens a market for such
low grade- of meat as hardly any butch
er, no matter who his customers are.
wou d toierate upon his hook.- Thu
trade beinir; as it is earned on. very
profitable. enables cattle growers to
cio-e out unthnrty. thin anlmais. iret
mr. in he absence of any tat. the full
market value for skin, shrunken mus
cles, tendon, bone and orfaL The ac
cumulation of this ctass of stock upon
the rarm afford- a te-son that no 00--ervinir
farmer can fail to pront by, as
he has had aniuif opportunity of seeing
that he can no mor- grow good, proht
vielding meat upon the ciass of stockre
ferred to. tnan a thntty crop of com
upon a dry. sand knoiL
It beef, to meet the demands of tne
lower grade ot consumer- ami can ner-,
could bo pnduced at -a cost in keepmg
with its sell n-x vame. then there would
be some aroiogj ror rowng ii The
manufacturer make- a hirht-article of
cloth ro met tne demand from a cer
tain class of L'u-touiers. He weaves
into this faono en-ap matenai. makes
it Lght. and sell- by th- yard, in place
of selling by the pound. As a rule, he
is supposed to make a hurner relative
profit upon the iow-pnced goods. But,
unrortunateh for the ramie- ne has no
iow-pnced material D weav- m. The
gra. that wii. .tow and fatten a steer
-ittnr-e ents. wuM. with r ater rapid
ty row one at six cents and what is
true of grass is equaliv true of gram
feed. Lick ito-:-c .Jwunui
Larre Los- in Csrng Damp FueL
Burning wet or damp wood, or coal,
nstead of dry is much more wasteful
and xoensive than most people imagine,
and the suDect is worthy ot attention.
now. wnen we an- Using mucn fuel, and
are O'- ought to be provid.ng a sup
plv or wood ror the rest of tne year.
where tuel is used. An extensive senea
of expor ments, recently made at Bo
chum, (rrmany. -how-; tnat six tons of
nnely broken dry oal gives as much
heat as aoout sevei. tons ocmed as wet
a- it could be if water were dashed
upon it and drained off for a short time.
And thi is the condition of much coal
kept m damp vaults. lea.ty sheds, or out-of-dGors.
The lesson is oovioua keep
the roa m a dry mace and condition.
and rive to fourteen Der cent. less, ac
cording to its rmeness. wiL Oe needed
to obtain the same heat.
There is a good scientific explanation
of this Water, in cnang'ng to steam,
or cold vapor even tnat is. in drying
ol conct-als. or ma-tes latent, about
I.OUj degrees of heat If heated to
'21 z . the boding point, the steam real
Iv contains anout 1.2U degree of heat,
aithougn only zl2 degree- are sensible,
.or are shown oy tne tnermometer.
The waste of heat is stdl greater m
aurnmg green or wet wood. The sap
or water uses up that is. carries of: in
a latent state a very larg1 cortion of
tne heat produced oy its carcoc. or its
dry materia As much men and team
power is required to haui three or four
coni- of green wood as fo- six or eight
cords of dry wood. The lesson is. cut
the fuel, and split it as finely as it is to
be used, in the grove, nam it home
when well dried, and seep it m a dry
piace for use. It wui o worth far mere
for heating purposes tnan if bdmed
green, or wet." or damo even. The only,
excention to this advice is. when bv
reason of easier aaalmg on snow, and
on account ot tne leisure or men anc
teams in wmter it may be expedient to
had home tne green wood then, but in
a!, cases let t Be well dried before it ia
xised. Amervan A'jrzmiitirzaL
Among "he many isms that are prev
aient these days is Vennor-ism. For
sheer humbug the guesses of Vennor in
forecasting tne state of tht. weather
months m advance outdoes everything
else m that hue. not executing the new
Canadian cancLdate for popular favor
who has brosen out with predictions of
what temhie havoc will be made by
storms in March next. Of coarse neitner
of these imaginative creatures can know
anything about the weatner we are to
have srx week3 hence no more than
thev can predict, the exact spot on one'a
anatomy where the next earouncle will
make its aopearance. It is said that
all they do Is to study the storm record of
the Drevious vears. and then make as
good a guess as thev ?
The ract is. they guess ngh; less ?hn
one-fourth the time, and vet thev are
credited, bv nanv intelEgent neoole.
witn a peculiar weatner wiscoaiwmcn
it is DhvsicaHv and sdentihcall-
and scientmeally im
to rif-tfina, rrrrrrrr.tg
Oae of tie leadac tt.
1 Senate is Dr. MaatanLT. Ms
f and is reckoned a mi ' 1
We see that fur-4ined mn-vVr in '
, fashiooabls agsin. TeofavaW xcsca
better advertije in-taa seVMss thaa.
waste their mnn m imri'mr; ' Kanrt cir-
cniars thrnngh tha poa-ofScsv Botiam
t Commercial IkdIe&Um "
There are twenty Gcwir 1 atCakago, "
hence when they atasTtharaintentagi
of war. The" SaawaarJafaalJtsvy should
boy up 1 mw Japiaf ! wfi lions delay,
and then we woaafcaarea aaw. Tezs
If-iareaixs and sciectisa assert
h that the wasted energy of Niagara Falls
iknd of the swell "of "the ocean can be
utilizM and tran-rriiaad to run all the
machinery of all th iactariea in tae
world, why cao-aoCJi kisKLolsaraesM be
made to tit the tower jaw of. a barber?
Chiaino JfersZH' '
A sentlemaa was. talking to tha
owner of a ferocious bull-doe, and asked
him the ouesaon Do you rhiytr your
dog would become fond of a stranger?'
Yes," redicd the dog-fancxer, "if ha
wairaw, bus. he wouldn't if the stranger
was cooced "
A Bro.jkIyn lady caught a burglar
in her room and compelled him to mar
rv her. Since this terrible punishment
there has been a great failing off -ia u
number of robberies in Brooklyn, and
at is nropo-etl to cut down the police
force one-half There are more ways
than one to make botijiary odious.
Br Joi 7n Eagle.
"Student" '-wants to know what is
meant oy "a dead, letter " Well, a letter
asking you to suo-cribe fifty dollars for
the society for the amelioration of the
condition of tne wortnv poor, come
about as near being: a dead letter aj
anything we know of. If it isn't dead.
in ten cajea-ou: of nine it rmgnt as well
oe itomstotL-n Herai.
An esthete ha.- been delivering hua
eif of an eloquent tirade against the
mva.-?iop of tne sacred iociaia of art bv
the meaner heni of trade eeople and.
mt-celianeixis nobodies, and finallv,
rising to an aipiae heint of "scorn, ex-ciaim.-
-Aye, all of you here are
Pinlistuv,,i mere Phiiisaned'" "Yes."
aid an ld gentleman, softly, "we are
Philistines, and I -UDpose that Is wny
wp an rjemrr as.-anlred with the jaw
bone of an a.-s."' ' 'ixc.tg'j .Vcs.
?)h.the nog, the beanrifu! hog, curl
ing his tail a.- he witches the do ,
defying the law for his bread and meat;
nammg at large thromrti every street;
nuntinc, grunting, nosing around, till
the open front irate w -ure to be found
with it- hinge- bro-cen and mined
quite by the lovers th it hung there Sun
day nurnt it won't -;tav shut: it won't
hang levet ; m walks the hog and ranen
the Old Nick witn the dower beds aad
other things. ilont-Tu.ma Ga. ) W'da.'j.
"I hope, sor, you will assist a poor
man wfaos? house and everything that
was in it, mmd'ng me family, sor,
was burned ur two months ago hut
Thursday, sor " The merchant to
whom this aDoeal wa. addressed, while
very phiLinthnjpic. is also very cautious,
so ne asked "Have you any papers
or certificate to show rrt-.. you lost anv
thing by the tire3 "I did have a cer
uncate, -me, signed before a notary pub
lic, to tna- effect, out it was bemed uo,
sor, m the house with me family and
the nst of me effect' Th tears ran
out of the merchant - eyes rrom laugh
ing a he handed over a luarter.
SCIEXCE Oil n.L""l'RY.
Germany h to give
icrenniii- exoioration ia Ainoa and
other countrie- during the-riuanctal vear
Aloemarle '-nr. a . veariy shins
a supply ui A.ueu.irie jjijpta.-i to dueea
Vict-ria. Ehts famuu- apple can not be
produced elsewhere truta in Albemarie
countv. iong as dtanctive davoc if
gpjwt. in aay other -jil
The nc paL-r?r oi commerce b aoc
pane'- grown rrum nee. as its name
woo d im ly, but l- th pith of a certain
otaai" -at -oirally with a very snarp
.-cn.ie o- ned out into sheeti. aad
Dres-if iu, vaen 1 l- reiily for the
auirJiet 'h.tr v; Aer.
ii-pai.:ae- irom alt-itta. report
tnat ti.e v:l.ck
in tne Pu:ia.r l-
yrdji- it? Xr tae illdllS
neaxry comoteted, aad
that trains are hke.y t. run over it bv
the 1st ot May Vhtt will g- e India an.
uaorosen line of railway rcom fjalcutt
to Pershawur, a distance of some I.t'CO
Frank Kittredie, of Danville, Vl,
ha. ttu-trueicd .t oidei for a. new steam
engine, whose chief d--tinction l- that it
doe- away entirely witn the pistoc
movement. Mr. Kittn-dge's engme coa--"ists
of a- deep nmmed wheei. witn
movaote .ti aL- therein, sometnmg on
the plan ot a turrxue water-wneei, -ni
the -teim t- ii-charged aaia-Jt the ui-ei.-eii
wueei. wn 'a he oiaim- wui furn
ish a -tead and cont.nuoa- power, and
more of it than o ia b erocured from
the piston movement.
Iniiustnai art. now empiovs the
sin.- of eriaan -n.iri m jewelry, a. for
sieeve air-tous ant the h-e these.wnen
dried and uolisned, ainiosi etjcaiing tne
cnoict-st sujaes, and greatly resembling
the to-sii coral pontes. The vertebral
of th- -harx are always in demand for
eane T'r opening rii'.;d with mar
row dariHg nre is for thk- uurpae fitted
wun a -teei r iron ctni, the -ule open
mg- are ilied with mi)ther-.jf-pearl,aad.
when .jousaeii. toe cane is deaaded cr
namenta.. .V Y ?i.
In an article puoiisned ia one of thd
terii:in -cientific joxirnala on the effect
i tne color of glass ootiies on the
iiuuid- rutitained m tnem. some mter-
e-iung lasts are jtatd. It aooears from
tnis tnat iniuors contuned in olovies
rttie-, when exoo-etl ror some time to
the hgnt. aiTiture a dis tgretahle taste,
nocwitnstaiiding we fact taat tney may
nave been of uoerior quality oefore De
mg so treated, liquori contained m
onwT! or green ictie, hwever,remai2
uncnanged .n ;ii.t.ity. even li extjosed
& direct -ungu' since, then, tne re
sulL m questnn are due to the chemical
acuon of ugnEr-ir- rodow r,n-.r. red,
jcaage, yehow, g-een or opaime bottles
are esenaai to aie prsservaaoe c
aijuon, wnu c-4orlej.a, ome aad vnnet
one- are to be di-crded
Among the va.-o uses to wtn'k
elecaiciry may be put tnere is one of a
very pracaeal nature, whica Dromises
to effect a very great -artng ot property
and life. It .oo.-i-t- of an arrangement
for me inimedLa.- -tuoomg f an engine,
by merely pres-ing a outi,a similar to
tno-e oy wan u ctnr oelis and are
alarms are sounded Thi.- outton may
be placed at any distance from the en
gine upon which, it acts, and the invent
or propones that a number of such but
toas should be placed througaout the fae
tory ocelse where wnere tne apparatus a
in use. The p nntn ole o f tne conrrivaacs
ie Deads upon the action of an electro
magnet upon the stop valve of the an
jiai. Chicago Tribune.