The Columbus journal. (Columbus, Neb.) 1874-1911, May 16, 1883, Image 1

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at this i
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ta Journal Building.
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On JJartteaA St. end Xebrtaktr Aze-vtk-
Fned-Ws store.
y-pce soar, to 12 a. a. . 1 to 5 p. in
Olla ashsacgh. Dentist.
Cp-stairs m Gluck Building, ilth itreet,
Aoove the "e bink.
12th atrt.2 4oor wt of KoJ Hoa,
Cotamoita. Nfc
491- y
K. M. 1. THCWJO-
Oiice ove- rorne- o'TItb and North-it.
JL.x operands nrt--i and warranted.
. nr:-Cias s.yie.
JLis., eep in uest of cizari
OUce ob Olive
i.. vilnmbus. Seorsiii.
f G. A. HUi-LHuBsT, A. iU M. D-,
gl Riock -:utn r ourr Housr.
TelfphoEtf ominiatcatioti IJ
: next t Bank
Ue -tree
31 a Txaiurxrs jltljlw.
Ofice .up-Jtalrs in fAUisterS build-j
HIT IZL2 CU " - a.w.
- ii a n 4 irivif: t ub i
B a. cowdehy 1
sST" arriAe. neuse aii -i-" p-uu"a. 4
- j-iBx pap.-nin.riHs: ii-ootiamz. etc
dune tu order shop on IJtn si., opposite J
iasrinr Hou-.-. .iuaiou. eb W-t ,
lltn St.. opposite Lincell H otel.
- ii riarn- s-idd.- ollar. Thip.
?;?;,-' f:pf J;i-hioL-eVria I
.- mm,T,r, ".; Zl tae .owest ooibie
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kept -- nip Li
attenaeu ic
xleal Etaxe -reiit,
Genoa Nance Cc Neb
'"LT Lsr- mi improved rartn-
I,-- ai- r""epouaent -ohcit-
oin ii. u.n ' - ouildinj:. up-stairs.
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ui- u"V'u,T.iJ ;nXn7r.
m tn s;heli Creek ailey. ana the nortn-t
era portion a. Plstte county. Taxes j
paid for non-residents satisfaction
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'a.'ker m . Dealer- : al' kind- of Hoc"
tva Bal : fflr u" flr D"d Ho"
rrr-cw-r R H H-nrr Pre-it.. Joan i
"Wirzias se and Treas L. Gerrard. S.
J. S. Mcncnef. Cc. Sunt.,
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Wil. oe in ai- ooee at the Court House
ot. .c a..,. ..v.-.. w. - . subacribera it a mere nominal price, in
month lor the purpose of exammms order t0 do s we offer Ue s:ime for the
appUcants for teaoner - certihates. and oaiaace of vear Iram now unll, jann
forthe transaction ot any otner nujtie-s , nrv -jt j for ONE DOLLAR. Tbi i
pertaining to schools. ..-y i tfae i,-,wssS price ever asked for anv wesi-
Tames saltio.
Plans and estimate- supplied rcr either
frame or urik Dw.idiny. sood work
ruaranteed suoi on IStn -treet, near j
-:. Pan. Lumoe- Yard. ' oiiimbus. Ne
braska. Aitima. j
Livery and reed Stable. '
I prepared f famish the nublie vrzh
sued team- bnme and carriacv for all
occasions. epecia..-- I
concucts a aie staoie.
:r funerala. A1q ,
F VCHTC il. D., '
Beuzscher Artz
Ur, -n o I
S. EXaBllIlin2 bnrgeOnS,
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Local surreon. ITnion Paeinc and j
v B H.R.R'-. f
Carpenters and Contractors.
Have had an extended experlenecaad
wfll gaaraatee aatxaiaction m work. ;
U kxads of repairing- done on short
nonce. Our motto is, taocd worx aad.t
fair prices tail ana live us an oppcr
tmuryxnestimaxe ior you 3 nop cu
12th st. one door west 'of Fnedhof jz
Co's. store. Lolumbua. N"ebr 483-v
asms areMred to recMTe.aad-T)avSiiK"-Ber
tea-fcr eood clean. rtaT-atraw (free-fraca. p
fareigp. susstaneei-j aeuvered on their
ujanaitr aear the .Creamery 'inCaliuai
MMeteraaka. " - T lc '.
3saas! Jsarl li acl 5a 1 lalt
C-45H CPJTli, - $50,000
.DIKECTOSS f --..,"
Lexxdee Gsshasd, Pratt.
Geo. T7. Huit. Fzce Prcs't.
Jclicb A. Eeed.
Edward A. GraaABD.
Absex Txteses, Cashier.
ilt, iDijw
Clletiais lraaaptly 3tmde 1
all liatM.
Tavj Iat
eat Tiaae Ie
Eleventfa Street, opposite the
Lindell Hotel.
Hits on hand a mil anrtuin: of
Ji Cupn 84. TtiiZSO
Hiznest price paid for-Pountry Proaaee.
Gtjoda delivered in city
H. XUURS &. no.
"Wasron JBnildei s,
ew brick Shop apftunlte Hrlafz'it Draff tor?.
Eleventh STreti. Gilumbns, Xebrajica.
11AjXAVXLlJJA.Ja. llUUJli,
S.J. aURMOY, Prep'r.
1 Nebraska Ave., South of Depot,
new house, newly furniahed. Good
accommodation. Board bv dav or
- - -
weat at reasonable rates.
, 22"St a Fir-Cl-. Table.
i" t,ts. Ladines 25 Cts.
Special Inducements.
since the distribution of premium i
over and our Premium Lit closed until
I next year, we are vet anxious to increase ;
-uch a number as to sreatl-r reduce the
of paper3nd M faniah it to our .
u:c u.( uiauuu Ul IUC T iZEl. 1. U l.iJ iU t
i era journal of the ize. and all should !
I avail themselves oi this liberal offer.
-SO-". Oamariaaw Aeb.
Restaurant and Saloon!
E. D. SHEEHAX, Proprietor.
j jrW"aolesale and Retail Dealer xn. For- i
eisn Wines, Liquor and Cisarg. Dub-
lmstont. scotch and tnlish Ale?. ,
-&xy & spaum. ,
OTSTESS in their season, by the case j
caa or dish.
lit StrMt. Swtk ef Bevet.
people are alway on the
lookout for chances in
fcureaae their earnings.
and in time become
wealthy- those who nunotiurprore their
opportunities remain in poverty. ve
want man-v nrec, women, bovs and cirls
to work fcf us right in their own localities
Any one caa do the wnrk Tjroperiv from
the hrst start. The ''usinesa W&I pay
more than ten times OTdiaary wages. Ex-
pensive ourai lumisaeo. o one wao
engazes-fails to make money rapidly. You
fcaa devote your whole time to the work,
or only your spare moments. "Pull Infor
mation and all that is needed sent free.
Address sVrxssojf i Co.. Portland. Maine.
nOtxrlarre 6ASEK
h OlIaasEascribiair CbZc-j
&mtimh.l Caru 1B
p Alt We.afferths:Zaceat Jfbu-
Ju.j i i min PQ a lUlW. Lnu.
Qoa and Wheat, and the MesZ CoUeetinn
cf VeKCable, TlwerCGrass and Tree
L i.vervthinir is tested. Address
Per week to lire aarcats. Somethinrnew.
tare, A. aae ittaefrraaa in tt- rlrgiar
National Bank it
AitkirijS (&it -,- J255.0QO
CaskCiDital. - - 50,000;
SAL'l.aSJin'H. F?a?Preaf.
" -orrrRocx; cinAfCT.
3.3d 111 BxfiliAHinu Pie
Tickata, Real Estate, Loan.ana
aana Inarmace.
General Agents for the Sale of
Union Paciac, -.aad Xldiaad Pacific
B. B. Laad for sale it from $0.00 to J10.00
per acre for cash, or on ftre or ten years
tune, in annual ptynienta to suit pur
chasers. We have also a large aad
choice lot of other Ian da. improved and i
unimproved, lor ale at low price and
on reasonable term. Also DQines and
reaidencb lots Lb the city. We keep a
complete abstract at tuleio all real Es
tate in Platte county
COLI Bli. .EB.
Union Pacfic Land Office, :
On La7iq Time and iuvc rate
of Interest.
Alt wishing to buy Rail Road Lands
or Improved Farm- will nnd it to tfleir
advantage to call at the t". 1. Land"
Oiaee before lookin el-ewhere as I
make a specialty of buying and celling
land on eommi?cion; all persons wish
m to etr -or eii'd land
wiL lind it to- their advantage tu leave
their lands with me for sale, a. my fa
cilitiea for aaectins -ale- are unsur-pa-ed.
I ant prepared tu make ana!
proof for all parties wishius to get a
patent for their homesteads.
JSTHenrv Cordea, Clerk, writes and
! sneaks Carman.
Ajrt. 12. P. Land Department.
VE LL S ELECTE D s I' Oi. li .
Teas, Coffees, Sugar, Syrups,
Dried and Canned Fruits,
and other Staples a
6odsi awelixered Free
part sf fate City.
to amy
I .VJt
EBRATED cooirnvLra?.T
Farm and Spring Wagons,
of which I keep a ron-tant -upply on
hand. bat few tnetr equal, in stVic and
quality, second to none.
HI Streets, -near
Cor-Thirteenth and
f-Ejr. 2?epof.
UJN TTrt"R?Tt A K R"R ! ,
Furaitaie. Caaira.
Bedsteads, Ba-
TS'Bspniriaanf all lrrndi of Upholstery
Goods, '
Hi sail Sheet-Iri)i WareJ
isajuiremaer areas:
InTattera bold and bis: and rouad
-aenrain ioapiraraa Isouant
Proapertrrla myascaia..
Tae people coma,
Tne people so.
fc one eontisoosa.
They- tny my goods and corse agaia,
ftntf Tm Tin aiprlfT nf nee;
Ami this tne reason I relate:
I an
Taere is aakop acraataewar
Where ne'er la heard & tinman tread-
Waere trade la paralysed and iaari
Win ne'er a caammmrm day.
Tke people come.
The people go
Taey da not know
There's auca a atep baneati ta Tklw.
tiwiww ae does not adTerfise:
Wane I wits pleasure contemplate
That En an adT:mser grear.
Tke aeerec at ay fnrtnae Uea
Inoae small fact, wilcn. I may acata,
Too-BMay-tradaawan leurn too lac:
li Inare gooda. I adTertl;:
Tkea people eoBar
And people go
In eosaeaet streams,
Pcr people know
Tkat ae who naa good wares to !
Wi2i surely adtertao taenx well.
Aad proudly I reiterate
I am an advertiser great'
Cracrr Tribune.
XT., . 2 J
t an
i eYenm-r. or more successiul means of
I nakmg-monev for church or charitable
r rrJZrZ rJZrr it rZl
fhtful pastime, which has been iusttv
"' - iuuu4 fcl tIi -T Al -
considered very dimcult of execuuon.
j The simple processes which have long
l been kept secret are now jjiven to the
j public for the first time, and if carefulhr
followed by persons of taste and jud
laeax. thaae piaur directions will eaable .
them to almost aval classic maroles.
The actors must, of course, be grace- '
fui. and also have a clear conception of '
the sentiment of their parts, as the ex- l
pressioa or lace often snows througn
the Dowder which. coTers it.
After a long trial of many articles for
whitening the face., nothing is found su
perior to the velvet chalk which. Dacked
in square boxes, has the sire and shape
of a ball two inches in diameter, and is
soULfor ten. cents by aL. druggists. 2o
gelatine or other substance is used upon
the face before applying the chalk,
which must afterward bo rubbed off
dry, and then a coat of cold cream, or
any lubricating substance wiL prevent
any future roughness.
The best cast for most performances
is four ladies one of them very tall.
one short, and two of medium height.
oae larze, muscular man. nd one girl
about tan years old. These performers
can fill all the parts, as thev resemble
each other 30 "closeiv when, whitened
that little is gained by substituting
others for the various groups-
The man wears.aauit-of cotton tights
with cotton gloves sewed on tne sleeves,
a kilted skat of cotton flannei reaching
to the knea and a skull-cao of the same
material Two cotton slieet will be
needed for his orapery;. a hole n ripped
in the middle of one. thxousn which
Ms head is thrust. The corner of the
sheet is brought to the front, and tne
sides looped up to the shoulders, thus
forming a Roman toga.
The child wears. aT plain night-dress
the waist being bound by a tape over
which the dress is allowed to fan until
it takes up enough to only reach the
knees. Cotton gloves are "sewed into
the sleeves, and a tight cap made of
cotton flannel covers the head.
The ladies wear tight white cotton
waists hfeh in the neck, the sleeves b1
ing made of the lejsof cotton stockings
with cotton gloves sewed brmiy into
them after they have been tightly fitted
to the arms.
The cans are made of cotton cloth
and braids bands and waves are made
of cotton Wadding to change the coijfitre
when needful
in draping the first sheet is tied
around the waist over a tape to form a
scant skirt of the lower or inner half of
the sheet, the hem of which touchesthe
floor. The left-hand corner of the tront
half of this sneet is tnen fastened to the
right shoulder, and the other corner is
then also brought up in front, and the
end carried tolhe back and fastened at
the waist. A large knot is then tied in
the corner of the second sheet, which is
fastened in front of the left shoulder and
the sheet is drawn across the knees m
front, and the end fastened m the same
way as the first sheet. Beautiful folds
will be the result, which can be stroked
into such Dosinons as may be desired
fw a,-n"r nf nre fmm .nT. J ' , , ,
alter astnav of drapery trom any good , averaging .ess than a pound in weigh:.
models, and wnea the ngures are mace.iUT,ra,ait,o ;
",.' "" . "ou-c-"c Hiaueti
in uinerent attitudes the drapery thus ( rOQnt tjiem brthe mfflious-but. never
arranged will constantly fall into new theless, I have had brought to me sueci
and graceml folds of itself. , men, tixaS WOUId weigh ""three, four and
As a variety of good subjects may be I even six pounds. The white-fish of the
found in art journals aud photograpns. Youkon River. Afalm. -so say tne oov
it will only be needful to add a few" ex- ernment reoorts weigh as' high as
amples of different groups. ; forty pounds The sturgeon of the
Two tables four feet long are placed ' "Great Lakes" average fifty pounds.
ia the ceater of the room with another I but now and then one is taken that
table cf the same size npon them; a box weighs 1A, pounds and over. I aaw
two and a half feet long nad one foot myself, at the Sault Ste. Marie, one
high stands on this table, and another ( taken tha: weighed 125 pounds. The
box of about the same size stands on the catfish of our btses are of most surenor
floor in. the center of the room in front
of the whole. The pedesta is draped
with cotton sheets, and a black curtain
or shawl is hung behind it.
The following are some soecinien
The maastarais an. the tcp box in an
attitude of making arr address, with his
right hand extended, his left slightly
curved and heavily draped with, a sheet
throwa over it ia straight folds. On the
top table at his left a iemale figure sits
representing History writing oh a tab
let, and at nis right.on the lower table.
la tall figure- stands at a high cross with
; igff a-, behind h, and her right
' hand holding to the bar. At the other
j end of the long table another lady stands
, bending forward as if strewing "fiowers,
I with her right hand, from a large basket
' whif"! 9h( hnnt irt htti. tat fm. !
lower baxin-froat a. lady bends, above a
cnuu waica cungs to ner witn its arms
t around her waist.
The stage represents an art exhibi
tion. On the top table is a n with a
huge spear. On tha lower table-at his
left, a "lady with hat and rake like a
gleaner is seen. whUe at nis right an
other lady is placed behind a table
which, stands aa end so tft her head
aad shoulders alone are visible. Thi
table beisg covered with, sheets makes
her look like a elassio bast. The two
otner ladies stand gear the front of th?
ftage one en the right, and the other
i opposite her on the left, gh being
posed on a small box covered with
Snncst enters left, meets Pieman
rLrhf. asks for Die. in. maUtm. bv uoiht.
lajr to hia mouth as if knaggy; Pieman
wanrs money, SImoTi noda Hs head.
Siezes pie and rs of. Pieman "biir-
nies uni;, uu. ue ames cemncrstatue at
sanaa. comes rtur forward eatinc
flejnf taaat plnawrl at sigkt of the
taa table; -tafcea
Thsasmle Btmra'e alowtrakda
ttppre acdeaa ii. Sizaao. sej blm. isi
ax the las: moment, and ohmbs up to I
try ana get totne oie. Us snow fint;
Latatue b immovable, bat wbea dunon t
mras bis back the dtatoe pashiea kim
down, to the. oar.
Simon is rerransry, but the statue Li
1 perfectly unccEsciooa.
Simnn, croes forward, take eat sxmS
boi and opens it in front of stajje.
Statue at ris-nt sneazes: Simon nanseav
when statue at left sneezes. Simon '
tbengoerto look at the classic bust.
when the man. statue knocks hi hat. oL
with hn aDear; n" t?w in rain ta
find who, ad the statue is immov
able aain. As the statue pays him nc
attention. Sanon nicks ut his old hat. '
and places it on the head of the classic
bust .-and coaxemplates it with delight;
but as soon as his back is turned tha.
buss-stoops down info the frame, and"
the hat disappears with her. Szmoir
goes for hia hat; is aaack jir bl ucd. sot
to tiiui it, climbs ud and look? down
after it.
The man pushes him with his suear '
and he rolls over on to the stae- The I
gleaner rakes him with her rakV and he j
i iuu&a up, uui sae is again sun. cimon
C4,aiAUCi3 niLU" iCAL uuuiciiiauuu LU UIC
aHTTfm.vac; ttt-i 4b. mm sw n W -t
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. Leii axueaIao advances, puts her arm
awr" ? Iiit hm4 - uiwkTT wj-v
around his left, and the tremblinfr aimon
is led off at the right mid shouts ol '
laughter from the audience, who ran not
resist ine curious spectacle oi ine
solemn statues thus in motion. Tonifii
Revised faUea.
A Tramu. who had not tasted Food
for twenty-seven days, and wno was
' Anxious to reach Bunalo in time to see
his Mother die, knocked at a Door, and
asked the Woman for Heaven's Sak? tn
give him some work wnereby he might I
Earn an Honest Quarter
Walk right around to the Back
Door." she iromptiy reoiied. and a i
About four Minutes the Tramp was in-1
troduced to a Pile of Hickory Wood
and a Buck-saw Then his Heart glad- '
dened, for he meant to steal the Saw I
and Ax, but a-i he made for the- Alley
Fence a two nundred-poundDog played ,
with his Coat-Tails and rolled him ovei
the A3h-Dile until the woman came out '
and ChiJed him far ms Impuisivenea i
and aaid to the tramp
"Now you Climb' and as you Pursue
your wearv way through Life's Cold '
Paths, remember that Truth is Mighty '
and Honesty is a Berthing- on Ice," " t
A Goose having been, placed m a
Pen and fed nnt2"" she could scarcely '
Breathe happened to catch, sight or a '
lean old Hen," on the Fence, ana called ,
Ton can now see which of us
stands highest hi the estimation of our
Master. "Here 1 am provided with a
Warm Pen and fed until my Crop is
burstinc. while vou. have to Roost anv-
where and have not an Oua e of Fat
f-usJr- yoa-eliiera-
"That's all right, my friend." re
plied the Hen. Dut while your Goose
will be cooked for Christmas, I shall
live to see many Months yet.'-
Three or four Doctors who had heard
a great deal about the Effects of
Imagination in cases of Disease put up
a Job on a ioiior. After he had
Lodged for the Xight In a certain bed
1 they ( 'onspired to tell hinr that it had
Previously been Occupied by a Small-
' Pox Patient. Did thcBoui iar at once
begin to shake ami Tremote and Pros
tratc himself and Develop a Genuine
Case of the Disease3 Not for Joseph'
1 He at Onee iihed hzs Jacket, gave his
j pants a hitch to starboard and sailed
I in and knocked those Doctors Stiffer
than Crowbars, and Taught them a
, Lesson in Physics which they "Eemem
1 bered all their Lives. Detroit Fret
Fish in Grrat Lakes.
The white-ash in Lake Erie average
three and a half pounds, but occasion
ally one or more are taken weighing
ten to eighteen pounds. I speared one
in 144, at Copper Harbor. Lake super
ior, that weigned twenty-five pounds.
On the north shore of Isle Royafe. Lake
Superior the white-fish average four
teen Dounds. The lako herring are the
. .
most uniiorm in sue ot alt our nshes.
and tms average will hold good it vou
quality, bringing in the southern mar
ket? a'better price than any of our lake
fishes, whether fresh, salted, or smoked.
The average size is twelve pounds: bat
yet I saw a specimen taken with a hoo&.
and line that weighed fifty pounds. In
the waters of the Mississippi Tallev it
often attains double that weight.
i7iertan .incrtr:
The Bake aad the Tell-Keeper.
When a Scot meets a Scot then comes
the tug of war. The late Duke of
Bnccleuch. on one occasioa. preferred
riding on horse-back and unattended.
He came to a toll-gate.
" The toll, sir, gin you please," said
the gate-keeper.
His Grace palled up. and, whik
searching for the needfuL he was ac
costed by the gate-keeper:
Heard ye cny word o the Duke
coming this'way the dav, sh"3
"Yes." was the reply, "he will he
rhTs way to-day."
"Will he be" ia a coach an four, or
only in a carriage. and twa. thinir ye3"
"la all probability, on horseback."
was the rejoinder.
"In that case, do vou. think tfrir. he
wad be offended. giaT offered h back
the change should hegae measizsence
or-a shHlmgto nay wi' arhe nassed3"
The Duke stretched forth his hand to
reeeive the balance, and, with an arch
and. knowing look, replied.
""Try "im, friend, try him." and
Docketed ha coppers, "nznttering to
hiatself; "Not to be done in that
One cf cnir exchanges recently con
tained an elaborate editorial entitled
TheBright Side of Jcaaaalism." Tie
editor had just heard that a rival had
failed! Boston Patt.
When rain falls. It ahe .geta the
bigger half of tie umbrella, they are
, a. as tjjpsr w maggjnas, ajay
Out Toun Eemders.
' There's an army that musters Its legions.
And marches- to soUrcalL each. day?.
And happy and. blear are thereviona
Which lie ta tmat aroy brljrht way.
They troop over hlHrwfr arid hnlfnw.
They scrimr icmw brooklet and pool,
Aad aayiy and cheerily follow
The summons which bids them to school.
By thousands the army Is numbered,
is. soldier are fresh. as Eae morn;
Not on. is by sorrow encumbered,
Koto nets by care o'werbcrne.
Atdectmalssometlmea they stumble.
And sometimes by verts are perpleved:
And tne proudest grows saddened and humbled
waen a question is passea to tne neii
But forzoc at the briefest vacation
Are problems and puzzles and prosa.
The znef of the. stern conjuxa mo.
That late was a fountain of woesr
And th armr goes beclc to Iti duty
The- hou- that play-nme t doner
BeapLcdHus la love and in beauty.
ITnmatchsd"heata'the llahto? ttaaua.-
They srarher. this wonderful army.
la neld aBd.lcaJovti.nit la an-rec.
Their voices are music to charm me.
S rlmrtnz' and eager aad sweet.
Their cneeits ara as red as a cnt'rrr.
Their eyes are as purs as tne day.
And tne sound of their marchinx Is merry,
Waerever tnev pass on taeir wsy.
There are people forever a-sijrilnj
And sayiny the world Is all wran:
Buisomenow uuilr douses take tu nyuvr
At slsht of th s wronderful throng.
The world imty be ciuooed and weary.
O' trouble and tali may De full.
But at leasr there Is hope where the cneery
Dear cnildren are jromtf to school-
Jfarjcret E. iicmipxcr. tn Harder Yiautg
m m
It was a quiet summer afternoon-, and
I was sitting- at my window, lookmg-out
upon the lovely View that lay in the
lengthening shadows before mu. The
hills were deepening from a delicate
violet to a deeper purple; the sunlight
was fading- tram, ths sky, which was rich,
with its crimson softness, anil not a
breath stirred to rouse the dowers from
their long afternoon nap
"Bab 7." now six years old. was busy
with her dob, Joaa D'Arc." b mime,
so-cailed. because of her mysterious
eyes, which. Baby thought, bore a strik
ing resemblance to thoe- of that he
roine' s picture. Her wardrobe dL
tamed her motherij notion o Ld ncs..
and a small tc wash-tub had been
brought out from the baby house, with
ail the laundry appurtenances and the
little maiden, with the sleeves of her
gamp roLed up and an important look
on hVr baby 'face, was emulating the
laundress' skill, with a consummate gift
for acting, that nited my mother' s heart
with tender pride.
At last the little dresa was ready to be
whitened, and I watched Baby with a
iazy sinue. as. mteriy ignoring the lact
that tne sua v aa almost read to aa
good-n'ght. shtr stepped out on the little
grass-pfbt in front of the cottage, and
stretched its small proport ous into a
proper piace. and, turning back, re
sumed her stand at thi little wash-tub
How prettv she was. wirh the long, fair
curls caugnt back wiai a tortoise-shell
pin sne Had taken from mv cushion,
and ner littie apron turned up to ena
ble her to realize more vividty her
But ven ivith so enchanting a pict
ure before me. mv eyelids lowlv
drooped, and I only knew that I had
fallen asleep by being aroused oy an ex
cited little cry of troubie. "What has
happened?'" I asked, starting anxiously
"Why' Jean D' Arc's dres ha." gone,
mamma. ' came tne quiet repiy "" and
lco&ng out. 1 saw Babv standing, a
very picture of astonishment, with ""the
rest of the d-Il's wardrobe wet and
crumpled between her I ttle hand, the
worx of bie-.icn:ng being summarily and
completely brought to an end.
"Gout; Oh' that is impossible." I
said, cauniv. "of course it is there,
3ut where, mamma3" came the
question, so practical, that my vague
assertion proved itself at onee valueless.
I leaned forward, and looked out of tne
window. leeimg round to produce proof
of my superior waiiom. Bur. eing
no speck of whitp visible on th-- grass
plot." I said quietly, with ready ingenui
ty "Wny, Baby, the wind must" have
blown it awav. ' "
She turned her deep blue eyes to
wards me; and stood quite still for a
moment, and tnen said, siowh "But
where is the itruu.. rr-imma '' '
seeing it was the st L. sultry day it
was. this logical question, only aug
menting the dirSenlty as to the where
aoouts of the wind aa well as cf the
dress, roused me rroni my romancing to
immediate action. I got m trom r
ch:lir ami ,oinwl Rabvm the rarden.
cnair anu o.ned uaD. in the garuen.
immediate action. I got ni trom mv
Alter a.-Kin? the usual ouestious in
auchcaaes. vi.. "Exactly waere did
yon put it0" "Then where did you
go3" How long did vou stay3' etc,
aii uifimtuvu. I "sat down again, with
Baby standing bv my side, and tried to
aoive the eunous mystery
Perhaps some little child had strayed
into the garden, and. coveting Joan s
dress, had absconded witn It. whue
Baby was busy at tne little tub. and so
comforting her with the promise of n
otfaer which promise I immediately
proceeded to fulfu. I went back to the
little cottage parlor.
Baby, having spread the remainder
of the" doll's garments on the grass.
came and. drawing her little chair by
my side, waicned me as I beaa my
dress- making.
I drew from, my scrap-ba.-ket a dainty
bit of dotted muslin and some pretty
lace, and Joan's rooe was fairlv under
way, when Baby, sprmging from her
little chair, cried out, between despair
and disraay-
"Whv, mamma, thei'se gone too"" I
followed her gaze to the empty grass
piot. in utter Bewilderment.
"ome oue must be the thief' I
exclaimed, at last: "Here" Baby." as a
sudden thought dashed across my mind.
"Take thesehttiu scraps cf ltimlm aad
Lice, aad darapea them, and lav them
out en the-grass, lust as you did the
rest, and we will drop the lace curtain
aad watch hehiud uv'and discover who
it is." And having laid the snare, we
sat in breathless stmnes watching for
our prey
But the mrnnr- came and went, and
not a sound disturbed the sereaity cf
the dying day Baby had climbed into
my lap,and was a picture for aa artist's
brushT as she sat -with enrasoa caeela
and shining eyes, her tiny fingers laid
waraaigiyoaher lips a nurse came ia.
to take lier away for her tea. Not a
voice, not a step, not a sound. stUJ we
watched with persistentrssolntion. The
quiet was unbroken, save by a robin,
who hopned suspiciously across the
lawn, so ignorant" of our dilemma, so
innocent ox all such evil, muadaae mat
ters as theft or crime.
1 turned to nurse, and. said, ia a low
tea, ia response-to Baby's eager whis
per In my ear. that her tea might be
tadsnnltely postponed to-night, aad.
mtag'iay post, found the
Rasa agaJ" aarvold of tne decors wehad
let. mh heightened interest we ar
xtaged them againv aae! thirtmia aeta
ta iizsayevsrraan tae
axutnv- - -.. -
n an ml? 1 1 1 t bmp"i " i r and thavkkajacaj otasSr if
It alone. For waat of ajrr other object.
I we laarr watched him as he rac- over
the grass, now pausing to look, froax
side to side, as though tearing sigh: or
sound. Nearer and, nearer ha came to
ourbits of lace, when- suddenly; after
one rapid survey in all directions, with
a quick. dari.he caught them. la his beak,
and. flew upwards.
DronDin'r Babv from tut Ian. I ran
hastily out on the lawn. and. tollowing
hi night, i called. back. "iurry. Baby!
tell John to bring a ladder, quickr
With cries of del-gat. Baby executed
t my commismoc. and whes at lat X
paused beneath a large tree, in which
I the bird had fonad a hiding-place. T
I was soon jo ned by Baby, nurse. John
I and the ladder We all stood in breath
iless expectation, while John plunged
' into the upper boughs; and when from
the nest-he brought down .all taa nsaa
ioec3RBsnrs.'a.weU as tae lace-aaa
musLn. which had. proved such, success
ful decoys. Baby's delight, knew no
But we nad learnt a lesson, never in.
j anv simitar situation to accuse any one
j of "theft, and. in the beautiful and in
i genuons unsnspiciousnes3 that has
taken possession of us. are a most de-
Iurhtiut prey for any enterprising pick
I pockets. But, as Baby said the next
, morning at breakfast, thereby delight
ing her laughter-loving papa. Is it tha
reason they call it a nth-taf -V. Y.
. Observer.
Jessie aad the Cat.
It was snowing hard when Jennie I
went to bed. It began about four j
o'clock, just after the sun had tucked j
himselr close around with clouds before
gomg to sleep. In tne room where
Jennie slept a onght nrti was burning. .
aad tne flifker upon the wall kept her '
awake till !ocg oast the night time I
Bnt by aad by the little girl went last
asleep, and "was .Uat creaming of a i
sieigh-nde that was almost three weeks
long, when she woke up again as w de '
awake as ever. The are was out and '
the tip end of Jennitr'j nose was cold
as an :c.cle.
- Me-ow"
"O, dar. dear, dear." cried Jennie,
fitting up iu. bed. aad rubbing her eyes
to nikse them aee eerier, "there's
Muniny out in the cold as sure as I
Yes. indeed, poor Mumpsy. with, her
four little kittens cown iathe cellar on
the shavings almost crying their eyes
open was out of doors without a 3ingta
Jennie slipped down rroni the bed
and a ent intu the halL The house was
very still, and tne lights in the hararv
were. out. i ahs jtnew papa was in ued.
But the ha ga- was bcrniug as it
always did. and what would bt easier
than tu run down and open the tront
door for old Mumpsy3 " so the bare
little feet pattered do .vn the Lroad front
stairs aadacross the haL.
"What lots ot iocaa and chains.
Jennie said to hersek as sne twisted
the big key and tne little one. and then
pulled out the chain bolt.
Then witn both nanus she tugged aad
tugged at the knob, aad in another min
ute the door new open.
"Dmg-aling aiing-aling-aling-oling"'
Such a racket you never, never
heard. It was the burglar alarm, aad
in almost no time papa was standing at
the head of" the tairs v'th a real gun in
h's hands, while mamma, with a candle,
was looking over iits shoulder to see
wnat a true burgiar looked Lied- But
tney didn't-e-mui-uto beairai! of only
a little gir! about as ig? as the second
step with ten little oare toes standing in
a row. . yea. thev did see seme thing
el-e. It wa- a cat that came running in.
and scooted down cellar as fast a fbur
leg would carry her
raca turned "ot? the burgiar alarm.
and came down and took hia little girl
in hia Arms, carrying her lovingly up
-Mumpsy was crying for the nabies.
and I let her in." said Jeuaie. "Don't
scoid. papa."
Da you suppose hi did"" Does any
body suppose he did J
But I snow a little girl who had a
very big and sugarv gum-drop before
she reallv went tn sleep that night. X
1'. Tnbtme.
Norwegian snow-Shoe, or Skee-Raeinr-
One of the most popular winter
sports in Norway us skee-racing A
ateep hill is selected by tne committee
which is to have enarge of tae race
aad all the cest skee-runaerj ia the dis
trict enter their names eager to en
gage in the contest. The track n
cleared of all accidental oostrucuons.
but If there happens to be a stone or
wooden fence crossing it. the snow u
dug away on the lower side of it and
pued up above it The object is to ob
tain wha is caiied a -jump." The
skee-runner, of course, coming at full
speed down the 3iope will slide out
over thm -jump." auooung right out
into the air and coming down, either on
his feet or any other convenient por
tion of his anatomy, as the case may be
To keep one s footing, and particularly
to prevent the -sees rrom becoming
crossed while in tne air. are the most
difficult feats connected with skee
racing; aad it is no unusual
thing to see even an excellent ssee
runner plunging headlong into the
snow, while nis skees pursue aa tade
pendsat race dowa the track aad
tell the spectators of his failure.
Properiy speaking, a ssee race is act a
rate not a test of speed, but a test
of kir- for two runners rareiy
start saaultaaeously. as. in case one
of them should" fan. the otner
conld not possibly stop, and might not
even have the time to change his course.
He would thus be m danger of running
into ms competitor, aad could hardly
avoid maiming h at seriously. If there
wer severai parallel tracks, at a dis
tance of twenty or tlurty feet from each
other, there would, of coarse, ce less
risk lahaviagthe runners start together
Usually, a number fa"! in the first run.
and those who have not fallen then con
tinue the contest until one gams the
paim. If. as occasionally happens, the
competition is narrowed down to two.
who are about evenly matched, a pro
noeal to ran without staves is ant to re
sult ia a decisive victory for one cr tha
It caa hardly be conceived how ex
' citing taeie contests are. not only to the
i skeerunners themselves, but, also, to
i the spectators, male aad female, who
gather ia groups along the track: aad
cheer their fnends as theypass. wavmaj
I their handkerchief!, and glee ting wttS
i derisive- cries the rauaaos wmrn are in
separable from the sport. H. E.
sen, ui SL Xichaias.
In m said to ha a fact that :
NewYerkaiaalsso abaens-atikl
aVtiTTSfrt ttT lQr"t""r"lL!r Xlxf.
nenrmocs that he cannot.
t fnuelm a card, bill hia am
anaadareas. aae peraan. wma
now taeaaia man rememsers
such, a card can cUubdeaaTcjl
.;&e truth, cat tae.
David Dudley Field is iithiasaraar
ty-niath. year, and Is the oldest nrtrririBg
lawyer intheStaae of "New "fecit
The wardrobe of the- Caiaese Mia
teter at Washington la valued, accord
ing to a correspondent, at JI50,00(X
He never appears twice atrecentieasi
the same dress, aad taey are all d tan
richest flir and satins.
Colonel WTHoughbv "WUlfaras, of
Nashville, owed about iSOQ.000 at the
end of the war. Though then -aeariy
seventy years, old, he went to work, and
before his death, which occurred recent
ly, ae-naal patf every eent of fe debts.
The- success of American augazfaea
ta England has led. the publishers of the
Atlaiinc MimiMy to arrange with, a fkax
of London rmblisaeo- to iawte-'asir'
moataTy- hxrLaa dan : aieirjakryaiiaUar
taaa-ixa" aapearaace is. Rmtoa . .
-ITsoreaa's "Wee"k jasLwht 'Caacerii
and Merrimack: UrrersTf" Sid aorTieir
welL aad his publishers returned 70
copies of an ed'aon of 1.C0C Thoreaa
stored them in his attic aad then boast
ed that he had a library of nearly 900
volumes, cf which. 700 were books he
wrote Mtt.1t Laicxd- Cotcner.
Each of tne dairv newspapers of
Richmond has lost tnrough " death Its
chief editor within about oae year.
Alexander A Moseley of the Whxg,
Captaia Joaa Hamcden Chamberiayna
of "the Stair, and lastly James A.
Cowardin of the Dtspaten.
A"i; Dickinson has Withdrawn
from the stage and is living with her
sister and aged mother at Hbnesdale.
Pa. "She and her family." aays a
friendly writer in the Philadelphia
frcsj, "are poor, but proud as ever "
Anna 'as been importuned by be?
fnends to return ra theroatrniH-butsae
will net listen to anything of the kiad.
Oliver Wendell Holmes. Jr.. who has
been eievared to tne judicial bench, is
the author of a treatise on "The Com
mon Law," which has been pronounced
by the foremost Brinsh. authorities to be
the niot origina work of legal specu
lation which has appeared in rTrgfish
since the pubucation of Sir Henry
Maine's 'Ancient La
Abdul Kerim Pasha, who Is coming
to America to make- arrangements for
the emigration of some of ArahlPasha's
followers, is oue of the most famous
oriental scholars. He ;s a graduate of
Cambridge University aad an eloquent
lecturer. He has translated " Homer
into Arabic, and severa. works into En
glish, and hAs oeen decorated by Italy.
Russia, France and. Turkey.
Rev. Josepn i ook has lectnred
round the world, and he did not nad
that the vaunted metanhysical acumen
of tne Brahmins ot Ind a amounted t
much, but socially tne better classea
throughout the East delighted him.
"Their re-nemear." he says, "-astonished
me verv much 1 attended a din
ner party given by a Chinese millionaire,
at wmch each of us partook of two cups
of birds' -nest soup, which I learn ed cost
him five dollars a cud." J T. Sun.
"Thuriaw Weed.' says the Phila
delphia Frtsz "was the last a tha
great editor of the old schooL Cross
wel". Ritchie and t rentice passed away
long before h:m. txreeiev. Raymond
aad Bennett came between the old aad
the new with much of the personality
of the tornier and something of the
broad joumaiistte grasp of the iatter
ana taey. too. went before the master
saint of the earlier dav."
!t is a wav " pus up- or shut up "
witn tne umbrella. tsaaun Contmcr
cm. Buaeizri.
"Almost a bad disaster is a head
ing in an exchange w e are now ea
gaged in a wild search for a good dis
aster trL City Ii.iz-tr'
Plug hats cause baldness. Bet It is
worth something to be a gentleman
wh:eh vou caaat convince a n.n in a
plug that he is not L w-.'. itizen.
"Ah. excuse me." exclaimed aa
Arian-aw man as he knocked down a
stranger in the street. "I thought that
you were a mend of mine. My eye
sight is fa.l ng me. o that I II have to
wear giasaes. Ancaiua r Tr'zctier.
O .e cannot but v.ew with alarm
the reported growth of socage culture
in Florida, tor any one who has suflered
trom the exreneac; knows that the
cultured sponr- ia the very worst of the
whole soeciea. B-t'ta Tntn.crtpt.
Prot TyndaH says there will be a
wondernu cn.inge in the aopearance of
Niagara rafla in five taousand years.
It L- a te likely that there will aiso bt
a remaricabie change in. ourseives by
tha: time. Any how, we snail see.
Xarrututtm Etrtild.
It as but a srmul" nia. Pack- says,
oc a chair, and the hrue boy dii grin
Lke a bear waen tue teacher took a
seat aad n manner verv tleet rew a
half a hundred fetrt m tue air This the
teacher 1 ta annoy, and ne chants, aad
no pardon to thtr cov quics: ne grants.
But hegrau-5 the mdiscrvet little boy and
him doth bat tiH he rather spoils the
eat ot na - paata. "
hea he had called the meeting to
order. Brother Gardner aroao and said
Gec'len. if it wasn't for de wheels on
a wagon tne tvagon wouldn't move.
When" de wheels is oa den whatr'
"Grease"' solemnly exciaimed an old
man " Kerrect' ' whspered the Pres
ident, softly rubbing nj nam's togeth
er - . e hez de wjguu an de wheels.
V. e wZl now pasa de cat arouH for de
grease Drnti Frw P-r-t.
A white man not long since- 3ned a
black; man n one of our courts, aad
waile the tna. was before tne Judgs
the litigaata came to an amicable set
tlement, and so the counsel staled M
the court "A veroa settlement wiJ
not anawer." repued the Judge; "H
must b in writing " Here i- the agree
ment in oiacic and while." responded
the counsel, pointing to tue reconciled
partiea, -pra what does your hener
want more than this3'" 'Tartzga Times.
The man who offers to pay his land
lady ntty cents a week extra if aae will
seetnat a butter piatc u always, beiori
him at d.naer. mav oe said to have ua
dcrtakea to make aa extradiaoa treaty.
We owa up to the oauneas of that pan.
bat it isn' t so bod at oae a mead oi ours
made when he said the iothes worn bv
the University students, and-which seia
intended to advertise their wearers as
collegias. have a nve cent, thai is.
rlafvard Tm" look. Boatun
" I wish I was the trapper aad was
tied to tne stake, going to be bcraed
alive bv the IniLans." said littie Joaa
av Fizz'etop wao was reading a dime
novel on th- s.'rfa. "Whv do vou wish
to be in such a omble pred:cameat?
asked his mctner "Because, in the
last ehaDter. the trapper scalps Jee
whaikias Jna. tee Jumping Jackass oi
Juniper Jungle, aad his Indian alliftt,
aad carries off White Fawn, the lovely
maiden, a: triumph a his mountain
fastness." "I think tnere is too rriTh
fastness, aavho w. about the bovs of Aus
tin. remarked, his mother, thoughtful
ly. Tesaj Siftaia.
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