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COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY. AUGUST "27, 1884.
WHOLE NO. 746.
D. T. 31 ARTY M. D. F. J. SCHCG, M. D-
Drs. MAB.TYN SCHTIG,
U. S. Examining Surgeons,
on-ultatin- in German and F.nsrlUh.
Telephone- at otHce and residences.
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On ...rn. r. I FL wnthainl N'Tth -treet-,
. t-r i-iii-: - Hardware -tore.
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Ujt nr- in .iu. k Building, Uth .treet,
ASoViMhf New bank.
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Columbus. S"b. !ll--v
ATTOUXEY AT LAW,
Uriiee on !ic t.. lolumbu-. Nebraska.
V. A. MACKEN,
Foni'in ". Domestic Liquors and
llili -trect. t olumhus. Neb. ."0-r
.1 TTORXEYS A T LA W,
OthVe 'i;.--tair- in McAllister's build
luir llta -t. W. A. .McAllister. Notary
J. M. MAi t- tllLAND.
B. K. COWDCRY.
LAW AND COLLECTION" OFFICE
MACFARLAND & COWDERT.
Wiim.m. ' Xebraska.
I". I Kl ."KIC. !1. I.
, -um-M.r to Dr. i . (i. A. Hullhnr-t i
HOMEOPATHIC PIIYSICIAS AD
Ueeilr graduate of two medical col-lese-7
otliee olive M.. one-balf block
iiMrtti "f Hammond Hnii-e. --lj"
.J. .1. MAI 4JI1A:V
.Ju.sif-t. t until Purveyor, Xotary,
Land ind ( oiitctiuii Agent.
jgri'arlK -de-iims-urveyin:: done can
nolilx me in nl at l'latte I clltre, Neb.
I" II. 1CI Sl'IIE,
Uth St., opposite Lindell Hotel.
elN Harm. Saddle-, Collar-, Whips,
Blanket-. ( urry Comb-, Brushes, trunk-,
u'i -. iu "tp. eu-hions. carriage
triniininv-. .V. at tbe love-t possible
jrie-. Uenir- pr niptl attended to.
O II. LAWROCC
" DEPUTY CO. SURVEY OP..
Will do general -urievin in Platte
an J ailjoiiinu oimtie-. Ulliee with s. C .
CLlMltlx. . - - NKBKASK.
$n f k it hum-. ". outtit
Vwl '-'- l"i ab.olutely -lire. N
JJ ri-k. "pital n.t r.-.uired.
i: a. it r. it tn want biisine--at
uliieh pi r-on- nf either -.. juunz or
old. . an in k.- n at pa all the tune they
rii.rk wnli t. --Int.- ii rt.iintv. write for
liartn'iiUi- to II. IIaIXKT & I o., Port
costi:atoi: foe all kisds of
FFirE. Thirteenth -t.. between Olive
and Nebra-ka .Wellile. Ke-ldelice on the
woruer of Eighth and the.
V1I Work CJuiiraiitji.
JS. MURDOCK & SON,
Carpenters and Contractors.
Have had an extended experience, and
will iruarantee satisfaction in work.
All kind- of repairing done on short
notice. Our motto i-.(iood work and
fair prices. C all and f.'ie us an oppor
tunitx toestimateforyou. XSTShop on
13th St one door west of Friedhof &
Co'-. -tore. Columbus. Nebr. 4S3-T
O. C. STriAs"OjST,
Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware !
Job-Work, Hoofing and Gutter
ing a Specialty.
t5TShop on Eleventh Street, opposite
HemtzV Hrug Store. -W-y
LASD ASD ISSUE AS CE AG EST,
His laud- comprise some tine tracts
in the Shell Creek Valley, and the north
ern portion of Pbtte county. Taxes
paid for non-residents. Satisfaction
guaranteed. 2u y
OLUJfBUS PACKHG CO.,
COLUJTBUS, - JXEB.,
Packers and Dealers in all kind of Hog
product, cash paid for Live or Dead Hog
Directors. R. H Henry, Preat.; John
"Wiggins, Sec and Treas.; L. Gerrard, S.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Plans and estimates supplied for either
frame or brick buildings. Good work
guaranteed. Shop on 13th street, near
St. Paul Lumber Yard. Columbus, Ne
braska. 52 6mo.
"NOTICE XO TEACHEI8.
J. E. Moncrief, Co. Supt-,
Will be in his office at the Court House
qn the third Saturday of each
month for the purpose of examining
applicants for teacher's certificates, and
for the transaction of any other business
pertaining to aehools. 5d7-y
CASH CAPITAL, - $75,000
Lkaniikk (iKKKakd, I'res'l.
Cko. W. Iiui.sT, Vice Pies' t.
Julius A. Hkkd.
. U. llEN'UY.
J. E. Tasickji, Cnshicr.
Knak of Deposit, liHCOHBf
CoIIectlom Promptly Made o
Pay iHtcrefit o XIiMe lepw
D. J. DRKBKKT,
IRA B. BRIfiGLK,
"Prompt attention siren to Col
lections. GTFay Interest on time deposits.
J5rinsuxance. Passage Tickets and
Real Estate Loans. 3-tf
AVHOLE.-ALE AND RETAIL
FLOUB AND EEED STORE!
IOLTE0 i BIIBLTED C91I MEAL.
AND FOUR KINDS OF THE BEST
WHEAT FLOUR ALWVYS
J2TA11 kinds of FRUIT? in their sea
iou. Orders promptly tilled.
lltli Street, Columbus, Tfelr.
COFFIN'S AND 3IETALLIC CASES
AND DEALKK IN
Purnitnre, Chairs, Bedsteads. Bu
reaus. Tables. Safes. Lounges.
&c. Picture Frames and
ttrUcpairinu of all kinds of Upholstery
for the working cla-s
Send IOeent.- for pntas:e,
and we will mail yon free
i roval. valuable bo.. of
sample ood- that will put you in the way
or makinir more money in a few day- than
jou ever thought po ible at any bu-i-oess.
Capital not required. We will
start you. You can work all the time or
in spare time only. The work is univer
sally adapted to "both -exes, youug and
old." You can easilv earn from 50 cents to
$5 every evening.' That all who want
work mar test the bu-ine, we make
this unparalleled offer; to all who are not
well satisfied we will send $1 to pay for
the troubU of writing u-. Full particu
lars, directions, etc., sent free. Fortune
will be made by those who give their
whole time to the work. Great success
absolutelv sure. Don't delay. Start now.
Address Stlnson & Co., Portland, Maine.
A WOKD OF WARSWG.
FARMERS, stock raisers, and all other
interested parties will do well to
remember that the "Western Horse and
Cattle Insurance Co." of Omaha is the
onlv company doing business in this state
that insures Horses, Mules and Cattle
against loss by theft, accidents, diseases,
or injurv, (as also against loss by fire and
lightning). All repfe sentations by agents
of ether Companies to the contrary not
withstanding. HENRY GARN, Special Agt.
15-v Columbus, Neb.
But a Grand Success.
RP. BRIGH-UUS AUTOMATIC W A-
ter Trough for stock. He refers to
every man who has it in use- Call on or
leave orders at George Yale's, opposite
Oehlrich's grocery. JWm
Livery and Feed Stable.
Is prepared to furnish the public w-'th
good teams, buggies and carriages for all
occasions, especially for funerals. Alo
conducts a sale itabfe. 44
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Wnlmnal I ltt
fcr ua tm -r,
Ma" a a n jy
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Jtahatadad lattractfaa ka4 K-iaaE
lulu rmh nil Tt JH
Paid Im Capital,
Surplus and Preits,
OFTICJCK3 4XD DIEKCTOB3.
A. ANDERSON. Preset.
SAM'L C. SMITH. Vice Pres't.
O. T. ROEN, Cashier.
.1. W. EARLY, "
W. A. MCALLISTER.
Foreign and Inland Exchange, Passage
Ticket, ana Real Estate Loan-.
COAL & LIME!
.I.E. NORTH & CO.,
Rork Spin? Coal
Carbon (Wyoming) Coal...
Eldon (Iowa) Coal
,..$7.00 per Ion
... 6.00 "
Blacksmith Coal of best quality al
ways on hand at low
North Side Eleventh St.,
Improved and Unimproved Farms,
Hay and Grazing Lands and City
Property for Sale Cheap
Union Pacific Land Office,
On Lomj Time and loin rate
iSTFinal proef made on Timber Claim-.
Home-teads and Pre-emptions.
J3TA11 wishing t" buv land" or any de
scription will please call and examine
my list or lands before looking else where
3yll hnvim' land" to -ell will nlease
call and give me a desci iption. t rin ,
I5J"I a n am prepared to iii-ure prop
erty, a- I have the ageney of -,ertl
tirs't-ela Fire in-ur.i:iee eompauie-.
K. W. OlT, S.)!ieitor, -peaks dermm.
a.iii i:i C-SMITH.
;Utf t jii!in;i-, Nebra-k i.
BECKER & WELCH,
SHELL CREEK MILLS.
MANUFACTURERS AND WHOLE
SALE DEALERS IN
FLOUR AND MEAL.
OFFICE, COL UMB US. XEB.
SPEICE & NORTH,
General Agents for the Sale of
Union Pacific, and Midland Pacific
R. B. Lands for sale at from S3.00 to J10.00
per acre for cash, or on five or ten years
time, in annual payments to suit pur
chasers. "We have also a large and
choice lot of other lands, improved and
unimproved, for sale at low price and
on reasonable terms. Also business and
residence lots in the city. "We keep a
complete abstractor title'to all real es
tate in Platte Count;.
All kiids ef Repairiig dene on
Siert Netice. Biggies, Wag-
eis, etc.. Bade U erder,
aid all werk 6iar-
Abo tell the world-ftmoai Walter A.
Wood Mowers, leavers, Combin
ed Xaekines, Harresttrs,
and Self-iaders the
'Shop opposite the "Tattersall." on
Olive it., COLUMBUS. 36-m
spa cia i ly jm:
I wus mighty good-lookln when I was vounf ,
Peert an' black-eyed an slim.
With fellers aHxjurun' me Sunday algaia,
The likeliest one or 'em aU waa he.
Chipper, an' han'som". an trim.
But I tossed up my head an' made fun o' the
I Said I hadn't no pinion o' men.
An' I wouldn't take stock in him '
But they kep' up a-comin in spite o' ay Talk,
'Spacially Jim '
I got 50 tired o' bavin' 'em roun
I made up my mind I'd settle down
An' take up with him.
So we was married one Sunday in church,
"Twas crowded lull to the brim;
Twas the only way to get rid of "em all.
A SHATTERED INTELLECT.
"Help! help! help!"
I started to my feet in a tremor of
fright asthLs cry rang through my room,
anil gazed at the partition wall which
divided my apartment from the room
next to it "in helpless terror. Then I
bethought me of the hall, and rushing
out there I knocked on the door next to
Silence, followed by a low demoniacal
'What is the matter?" I called.
'Open the door, if you need help."
A voice evidently that of an aged
woman, called out:
Then I could hear her laugh and mut
ter to herself, and I went back to my
room. On the way I met the boy who
was janitor ot the building.
"Who has No. 27?"
"Some crazy vomans," he answered
in disrespectful haste, and was gone be
fore I could ak another question.
A mad woman in the next room!
Surely fate was unkind to me. I had
comehere to improve my own mind,
and found myself tete-a-tete with idiocy.
I could move out. but I had only just
moved in. and ducats were as scarce as
hen's teeth. I was preparing myself
for dramatic readings, and spent the
most part of my time in the drill work
of the profession, with intervals devoted
to the rendering of classical music, con
amore. I comforted myself with
the belief that however hard my poor
demented neighbor shrieked and raved
iu her insane ebullitions, I could drown
her out with an opposition bedlam, and
I decided to -tay where I was and attend
to my own affairs.
If 1 had only done so!
"Mind your own business" is a home
lv formula, but it i a little classic of
sensible, pertinent advice, which we
would do well to engrave ou the ritual
of our daily live- in letters of gold. So
much for parenthesis.
I studied aloud. I raved and ranted
to develop my voice. I paced my
chamber in a lunir white gown and hold
ing a tallow candle in my rigid hand,
while I strode up ami down, repeated
in sepulchral tones:
O-w-it dam-n-ed spot, owit I say
one-two: why then tis' time to
"S:ive me! -ave me! help! help! for
God's ake. help!"
I dropped ni candle, jumped into
bed. and drew the bed-clothes over my
head. There! la and shivered until
Then I saw a pale, still woman with
a resolute face, coming out of number
"How i- your patient?"" I asked hur
riedly :t -lie pa-.-ed me on the landing.
The woman -tared at me a moment
as if -he did not iiite under-tand.
"The the in-aue woman," I ex
plained. "Oh. ye-, much better, but I cannot
stop to talk.'" and she hastened away
while I wondered whether -he was a
nurse to the mysterious woman shut up
there, or a relathe. possibly a daughter.
I decided ou the latter when I over
heard the fond language she used to
ward the poor demented creature.
Never a harsh or reproachful word, but
the tender endearment- of an affection
that was as self--acriticing as only the
strongest lilial love cau be. And so
proud ami careful of the unconscious
sunerer that no eye was allowed to rest
upon her in that wretched state.
I honored and respected such devo
tion, and soon iu my own way I longed
to assist the -ad and" silent woman, who
shrunk from the advances of strangers,
in her labor of love. I began by leav
ing tiny bunches of flowenTat the door.
Then -mall offerings of fruit, and I had
a selfish reward in the silence and peace
that followed each occa-ion. I could
hear the patient softly laughing or talk
ing to her-elf, and I even "imagined she
had learned to expect ihe tributes of my
sympathy. Who knew? Itmi'shteven
act as a new mind cure, this outside di
version from an unknown source.
Several times I had tried to talk with
the daughter as I had decided her to
be but her manner was so reserved,
and so strange, that I began to think
she. too, was non compos mentis; that
thev were, in fact, a mad familv. But I
had learned that she tilled a responsible
position during the day, and that her
whole life wa.- given up to the cheerless
society of the wreck whom she protected
with such deotion that I had never yet
caught a 2"limp-e of her. I felt that to
help such a -orrow was a privilege, and
1 desired no thanks or
Anu vet l will contess it now it was
sometimes hard to bear.
of insanity are never pleasant to lis-
ten to. but there was a peculiar weird-
ness m the mutiied cries that rang
through the deadening walls. i
But there came a climax, as there '
does to most of the tragedies of life, and
it diil not come a moment too soon, for
I had fallen into a nervous condition
that, if I had been a tine ladv. would
have caused my friends and myself
great apprehension. But I am not a
hne lady, and the few friends I had
lived far awav and did not trouble them
selves about me. And I had become Sews.
absorbed, fascinated, haunted by the I -
nameless terror on the the other s"ide of j Of the origin of the work "jingo"
my partition. I too, was beginning to , a correspondent of the London Specta
Iaugh hysterically: to scream "help" I tor savs: "It seems likelv enough that
and" "murder" in my sleep: to mutter, the word is pure Basque." 'Jinco' is the
and jabber incoherent words. My face J Basque for Dieu!" The Basques were
had grown white and wild looking. I famous sailors in the last centurv and
fancied that even next door neighbor
avoided me, as if afraid cf me ha! ha!
the idea is too funny!
One evening, just at dusk. I went
home from a rehearsal for a performance
in which I was to appear, and, all ab
sorbed in nry part, toiled wearily up to
my room in the fourth story and" walked
in without unlocking the door, so un
conscious was I of my surroundings.
But the room was lighted and a woman
sat there sewing; the furniture was
strange nothing was mine. I had
made a mistake and walked into No.
27. The woman who sat there alone
rose as if ashamed and stepped back.
"I beg your pardon." I said, as I re
covered myself, "but it seems I have
made a mistake. I was thinking so
busilv. Idid not notice."
"Won't you sit down? Take this "
"I'll kill you! Help! help!" shrieked
a discordant voice the voice that
I started in sudden fright; every
nook and corner was visible to the eye":
the bed was there, white and unoccu
pied; no one was present except we
" Wlut is it? What is it?" I gasped,
turning pale and sick.
"lly parrot."' said the woman, calm
ly, pointing to a gray African parrot
sitting sleepily in a cage in the corner.
"I dare say she often amuses you with
her noise. " She is a very tragic bird.
I am very choice of her, but some day
you may "borrow her, if you like her for
"1 would like to ring her neck," I
said and went home.
The next time I met the janitor I
asked him how ho dared to tell me there
was a crazy woman in that room.
"Ala vimmins bees crazy," he said,
with a cynical smile. "I tells her you
vas crazy mit your own selluf."
"Told her I "was crazy?"
"Yees, and she was afriect, too."
Then I was a mad woman. I had
been fooled and outwitted by a lout of
a boy, and that bird I most despised, a
poll" parrot. Mrs. M. L. Payne. t
Detroit Free Press.
Life at Obied.
Obeid, just now. is not a pleasant
place to live in. Imagine a vast camp
in a desen; the white canvas tent re
placed by a square, ill-proportioned hut,
constructed of corn-stalks, and roofed
with rude mats woven from straw or
palm leaves; a mass of dismantled mud
houses rising in the center, with here
and there a cluster of palm leaves, and
you have a fair idea of the picture pre
sented by El Obeid, the headquarters o
the new "Mussulman prophet. El Obeid
owes its present name to a legend which
attributes to a white ass the discov
ery of water in the locality. The orig
inal name of the town was Kordofan,
and it is still alternately known by that
name. On this point there seems to be
some confusion in the public and official
mind, as Kordofan is frequently spoken
of as having a separate and distinct ex
istence. This is not so. Kordofan be
fore it became historical as Elbe Oid
was a flourishing town of some thirty
thousand inhabitants, and the chief cen
ter of trade with the province of the
same name and the southwestern re
gions of Darfur. The legend relates
that at a time when the water difficulty
was pressing, a white ass of the town
used to go into the neighboring desert,
and. digging up the sand with his fore
feet, supply himself with water at a few
inches from the surface. This trick
was in time discovered, and, the people
of the region profiting by the discovery,
the town of Kordofan was enabled to
extend ami grow to importance. The
legend which attributed this important
discovery to El Homar el Abbiyad (that
is, "the "White Ass,") grew at "the same
time. The event became celebrated in
common speech as "El Abbiyad." the
White, and this in the local dialect is
pronounced El Obeid. Hence the new
name, which is likely not soon to be
forgotten. On the capture of Obeid by
the Mehdi's followers, the distributing
trade of which it had been the center
almost disappeared, and a mam of
the principal merchants as could get
away (led to Khartoum, Berber.
Dongola. or Darfur. It is calculated
that the normal population fell from
thirty to twenty thousand. This lo-s.
however, was more than made good by
the arrival of from thirty-tive tt forty
thousand of the Mehdi's army, who
camped in the place and still surround
iheir chief. These are the core of the
Mehdi's forces. Wherever he goes thev
accompany him, and act the part of a
corps d'elite whenever there is heavy
fighting to be done. As these men are
animated at once with the religious and
socialistic fanaticism which the Mehdi
has succeeded in awakening, their
presence in Obeid is not likely to lead
to any permanent extension of the town,
if it should not. on the contrary, lead to
its disappearance. For it must be re
membered that the socialism of the
Mehdi's followers differs considerably
from the socialism of the Paris fau
bourgs. Their ideal is essentiallv Arab.
Thev do not pine after national work
shops and regulation by Government of
every act ot their lives. What they
desire is that there should be no Gov
ernment except the Government of
Allah and the Koran, and of course
their prophet. They want no soldiers,
no pashas, no bimbashas to bully and
rob them. If there is any righting to be
done they will do it themselves: and as
for police, with their spear and shield
they will do their own police duty, too.
The tendency, therefore, of the present
movement is to destroy towns, and
with them the evils which grow with
their growth, and to return to what
seems to them the natural state of man
the free, wandering life of an Arab en
campment. With these views, it is not
wonderful that almost the lirst act of
the Mehdi on capturing Obeid was, as I
h ave already stated, to issue orders
I that no one" should live in a house.
However disagreeable this ukase mav
have been, it bad to be obeyed. Most
of the houses are in ruins, and if no
event should happen to disturb the reign
of the new "Prince of Kordofan." it Is
probable that Obeid will exist only as
an Arab encampment. To the wild
' man of the south even a garden is an
I abomination, and at Barra. the many
beautiful gardens which existed before
the war have been almost wholly de
stroyed, the Arabs cutting down the
fruit trees and giving their branches as
fodder to their camels. The regular
followers of Mohammed Ahmed have
I constructed for themselves huts of
siian, such as iua uk sckii hi iui ix:-
douin encampment in the desert about
Obeid, so that in the mere matter of ex
tent the town has assumed the propor
tions of a citv of straw. Cor. London
. u . u u
the centurv before, and our own seamen
may have caught the word from them
without understanding it. This expla
nation was given me some years ago by
a friend, who hail it from the lips of the
Basque scholar. Prince Lucien Bona
Henrv F Waters, the London agent
of the New England Historic-Genealogical
Society, has discovered among
the records of the Prerogative Court of
Canterbury the will of Sir George
Downing. " The Boston Post says: 'It
is an interesting fact that he, a Salem
boy, a graduate of Harvard College in
the famous first class of 1642, has given
his name to Downing Street, known the
world over as the official residence of
the Prime Minister of England."
For the ViA.
The npek ;s dre-s d -eve:.'v tr rev
ent with tne street and t a e"- g
dresse- and for morning dresses i the
house al-o. The straight high English
collar of linen with square corners
broken over slightly and a row of very
delicate embroidery is the favorira
choice. To this there U sometime
added a small shield-like piece in front
to serve as chemisette with open
throat dress waists. The lapped
standing bands of linen are still u-ed
as collars, also those that meet without
lapping, having a narrow ribbon passed
through button-holes near the top. and
tied in a bow. Pique collars and
dickeys are liked with traveling dresses,
and are shown in white, ecru, and
brown. There are also many percale
collars of dark porcelain blue shades
with small figures: stripes of bars of
white, and other color are seen in
these also. The battlemented squares
of white cambric, or of pink or blue
squares alternating with whites quares.
are basted in the neck of young
ladies dresses. There is a return to
the use of cuffs to match the collar by
many who gave them up. not because
a white finish at the wrist was ob
jectionable but because k was
difficult to get good-fitting cuffs
of small size3. The Jersey cuffs are
now chosen because they are of neat
sizes, scarcely measuring three inches
in depth, and of different widths, to
suit arms of all seizes. These come
in linen, pique, and percale, and are
worn with linked sleeve-buttons or with
the double coin buttons of old silver or
gold that are now in favor. A new cra
vat worn with English costumes is of
checked ribbon two inches wid fash
ioned into a narrow standing collar bv
being doubled over a stiff lining, and
closed in front by a pretty Imw of threo
loops and three ends. A dog-collar of
black or dark velvet tied inasmall bow
on the left ide is worn bv young ladies
w'th a standing linen collar. The flat
cravats like those worn by men are now
of very light silk or satin" with a pretty
scarf pin stuck in them. French women
wear at the throat the Louis Quatorze
bow of white muslin and lace in the
large sizes worn here two years ago.
Gathered plastrons of chemisettes of
Oriental lace with a frill around the
neck are. as we have already said, worn
inside surplice waists of co'ored dresses,
while those of jetted net are for bla-k
dresses. Lace frills for basting inside
the neck and sleeves are of Valen
ciennes or Oriental lace only an inch
wide laid in full side plaits and sewed
on tape. Crepe lisse for the same pur
pose takes the form of leaves or scallops
in double rows, or else it is a crimped
puff like that known as Fedora frilling.
Lace scarfs and kerchiefs are little used
in the street, as the severe styles are
preferred, but for those who must dress
the neck with more fullness there are
jetted net scarfs that take the place of
the Spanish lace fichus so long worn.
Wealth of the English Church.
The English Church is enormously
rich. Precisely what its income is the
two Archbishops who are at the head
of the establishment alone know, and
they keep that knowledge to themselves:
but with tithes, glebe, pew rents, and
other sources of revenue included, the
income is over .-O.00O.0OO per annum.
Some of the most valuable propertv in
the Lnitetl Kingdom belongs
Church of England, which ha held it
ever since it was taken away frjni the
Roman Catholics and bestowed by
Henry VIII. on his church to make the
fealty of the newly created bishops cer
tain and sure. The Archbishop of 'an
terbury has an income of j'T't.MX) a
year, and the Archiepiscopal Palace
given him as a residence besides. The
fortunate holder of this pleasant posi
tion Is Right Hon. and Most Rev. Ed
ward White Benson, who succeeded
Archbishop Tait in 182. He has a
staff (I do not know what else to call
them) of seven persons, the head
of which is a dean. the Very
Rev. R. Payne Smith, who receives 10.
000 a year, and six canons one an
archdeacon who each get o,000 a
year, beside res.dence--, etc. The Arch
bishop of York is paid SoO.OuO a year,
and has also a large household of of
ficials, such as prebendaries, minor
canons and other clergymen. The oth
er Bishops are paid as follows: Right
Hon. and Right Hev. John Jackson.
Bishop of London, has SV,000 a vear;
Lightfoot. Bishop of Durham. 3,000
(his dean. Very Kev. C. W. Lake, is al
lowed 315,000 for assisting his superior,
which he does by preaching one sermon
a week): Edw'ard Harold Browne,
Bishop of Winche-ter. 5'3.,500: Right
Rev. James R. Woodford. Bishop of
Ely (it is he of whom Thackeray speak3
under the thin disguise of "The Bishop
of Ealing5 ). 27.500. The Bishops of
Bath, Lincoln, Oxford. Salisbury and
Worcester each receive 25,000, and
the others are paid from22.500tol5.
000, and finally the Bishop of Sodorand
Man. who has neither eathedral nor
dean, gets 10.000 annually, principal
ly for aoing nothing. London Truth.
He Had the Oxberenee.
The events in Wall street called up
an " oxberenee " story that mav be old.
but is not quite decayed yet. anyway.
"So," said a business man to a Ger
man acquaintance. "I hear you are
going into partnership witn atein-
Yah, we make some bartnership'
"Do big business, eh? "
" Vhell. I guess we do some business
mitder bartnership putty quick."
"Are vou DUttiny in much monev
"My vrendt, I don't haf any money
"Oh: lhen what do you put in.-"
" Vhell, I put in oxberenee."
"Ah, I see. And Steinhoofer puts in
the money. That's nice for ou." j
' Oxactly. Steinhoofer puts in der j
monev and I put in der oxberenee." i
"How long will the partnership '
last? " I
"Mebbe five years: we don't fix der I
time yet, but dot vhas all right." i
" Going to keep a saloon. eh? "
' Yah. we geep a saloon."'
ell, 1 hope you 11 make money.
"My vrendt, vhen der bardnership
Sjoes oud Ioxbectto haf all der money."
"And how about Steinhoofer?" '
"Vhell. Steinhoofer will bo allrighdt. ,
too; he willhef der oxberenee like me "
The exchange of money for experience '
in the past couple of weeks has been !
simply enormous. X. Y. Cor. Detroit
The jin-risy-shiya. or miniature
two-wheeled cabriolet drawn by a
coolie in the shaft", came to China in
recent years from Japan, where its
Sinico-Japanese name literally man
power wheels originated. The labor
is terribly severe on the heart and lungs,
and the average duration of the lives of
this particular variety of the eahn is
not more than five "years. They will
will trot about fokty" ibbVw a day er
RELIGIOUS ASD EDUCariOSAL.
A Boston church is called the Gata
The Episcopalians will build a
S500.CX) cathedral at Albany. X. Y.
Augustus Morse, aged seventy
seven, principal of a Hartford school,
has resigned after sixty-one consecutive
years o: teaching.
A Pittsburgh woman suggests that
the way for women to get into the pul
pit is to cut down ministers salaries to
twelve dollars a week.
The Hebrews of Brooklyn are agi
tating the question of changing their
Sabbath to agree with that of the
Christian Church. Brooklyn Eagle.
At the Moravian Synl at Litiz,
Pa-, reports were made of sixty-live
ministers and 3,t4y communicants, in
the United States, the increase from last
year being G45.
There is a great dearth of Protest
ant theologians in Germany. Very few
young men choose the church as a pro
fessiou. and according to a recent ac
count, severnl country parishes are ya
cant for want of a pastor.
"Assisting a minister to abdicate'
is the latest form of putting it- Some
individuals and some churches are won
derfully helpful in this regard; occasion
ally, too, a minister requires a very
large amount of such assistance. Cen
greyationaliit. General Booth, of the Salvation
Army, reports his forces "strongly in
trenched" in eighteen countries. "and
claims that it is the largest missionary
force in the world. The contributions
List year footed up 393,3U, of which
LiJi'.OuO was invested in real estate.
A". Y. Times.
It is feared bv the Congreqationai
ist that the "good old practice of talk
on pvr-onal religion between the pastor
and his people" is going out of fashion.
Etiquette iu some church circles now
torbids a minister to introduce the sub
ject, but to wait until the layman does
so. just as a physician does when a pa
tient calls on him for advice.
The Harvard Cnmson says: 'Out
of a population of 25.000.000" England
sends 5,00-J students to her two universi
ties; Scotland, with a population of
4.000.0M. has b',500 university students:
and Germany, with a population of
I8.0W.h)o, has 22.50 1. in her various
universities. The New England States,
with a population of 4,110.000. send
4,t0 students to their eighteen colleges
The Aberdeen Free Press tells of
Free Church minister in the Highlands
who denounced the growing tendency
in his region to disregard the sauctity
of Sunday, and offered to give ou the
following morning a half crown to
i very woman who should go home from
church without talking about secular
affairs. The men were to have a shil
ling There were no takers, as no
claimants called at the house en tne
Said a well-known florist to a report
er yesterday, in response to the query
whether he ever saw a century-plant in
bloom: "Only once, and that was a
great many years ago. in a conservatory
in Ijndon.wheu a plant, generallv sup
posed to have attained the age of one
hundred vears. began to show signs ot
life bv seudingout a stem in the center.
I which grew from seven to eight inches
dxi:. It at once began to attract gen-
I eral"ttteution. The stem grew larger
I every day. The plant was moved from
i place to place, for the glass roof was
j not high enough, until, as a last resort.
. t was placed under the cupola. Before
I many days the stem reached the cupola
Toof." and. in onler that its progress
! might not be retarded, the glass was re-
i moved and the roof raised. When the
stem had attained a height of about
forty-five feet, if I remember rightly, it
stopped growing, and numerous small
! branches grew out of the main stem.
each of which was topped with a cluster
' of magnificent greenish-yellow llower-,
1 forming a solii tnishof beautiful l!oweiN
of about ten feet in height. It -eenied
to me all London docked to dee that
: tlower, and that it ua- the top of con-
l versation even where."
' "Is it a fact 'that they bloom only ev-
I ery oue hundred years?
j "That's a mistaken idea, which has
I long ago been exploded. The Anieri-
. can aloe, or century plant, as it is com-
monly known, will sometimes bloom
I when but twentv-five ears old. It al-
i together depends upon the climate and
i ehe care. At times it will not bloom
1 unless it has attained the age of one
! hundred years, but there are not many
1 aloes in northern climates which attain
. such an age."
! "Are thev a popular house-plant in
i this region?"
"Yes they are growing in popn
, larlty every year but. as a rule, people
j do not know how to treat them, and
' the consequence is that they die be. ore
they are any kind of an ornament."
i "What do you cou-ider a proper
I mode of treatment of the plant0"
I "In the first place they must be
' placed in a wooden pot, pad or keg -earthenware
pots are iiable to be in
i jurious. Before planting them it is es
sential that the drainage -hould be per
fectsay three large round holes at the
bottom and be'ore placing the earth
! in the vessel a quantity of broken crock
I ery or pebbles at the bottom will im
, prove its drainage. It also requires con
stant watering, and a great deal of care
I "Will a century plant bloom more
! "No, sir; after the disappearance of
I the Cowers the plant withers and dies,
' and no care in the world will save it."
' Cleveland HcritUL
Getting in One oa the Teacher.
Dr. Bu-by, once the master of the
high school, was celebrated for severe
discipline: but though severe he was
not ill-natured. It is said that one day
when he was absent frm his study a
boy found some plums in his chair and
at once began to eat them, first waggish
ly saying: "I publish the banns of matri
mony between my mouth and these
plums. If any here present knows just
cause of impediment why they should
not be united, you are now to declare it
or ever after hold your peace." Tho
Doctor overheard the proclamation, but
said nothing till next morning, when,
cailing the boy up. he grasped his well
known instrument, saying. "I publish
the banns of matrimony between this
rod and this boy. If any one knows
any just cause or impediment why they
should not be united let him now de
clare it or ever after hold his peace."
The boy himseif said; "I forbid the
.banns." "For what causer asked the
Doctor. 'Because." said the boy, "the
parties are not agreed." The boy's
ready wit pleased the Doctor, and the
uauoa was indefinitely postponed.
FACTS ad mm.
There is land in the city of New
York worth 1500,000 an acre. A";
The Europeans, or white men, in
Shin a number fewer than 10,000, or one
to about every 25,0u0 natives.
There are 138.065 Free Mason
lodges throughout the world, with a
total membership of 14.160,543.
-The United States Patent Office
pays the Government a net profit, and
has $2,500,000 in cash on hand. WaJi
The importation of toffee in 1883
reached 525.7d3.471. pounds, or ten and
one-half pounds for each inhabitant of
the United states.
The potato crop of the United
States was 190.000,000 Dushels in 1S83,
against ld3.000,000 bushels the previ
ous year. Chicago Journal.
M. Corson, in the Journal of Phar
wiKi'f, says that a piece of borax weigh
ing two or three grains wilL if allowed
to dissolve slowly in the mouth of a sing
er, remove all traces of hoarseness.
Pittsburgh. Pa., has 1.330 manufacturing-
establishments, with an ag
gregate capital of S106.000.00!. employ
ing nearly 6.000 persons. The annual
Jroduct is valued at 914b", 000. 00.
A company in Connecticut manu
factures nearly all tha liquorice used ia
this country 17.000.000 pounds a year.
Confectionery and medicine, take abous
1,500.030 pounds, and the remainder
goes into tobacco. Hartford ftsL
The stream of German emigratioa
is again rising, the total number of
thoseTwho left the Fatherland for Amer
ica in the first quarter of this year hav
ing been 29,782, as compared'with 28,
291 in the -aine period of 1883.
No lesss than 1.102 persons meC
with an untimely end in Berlin during
the past year, 414 of whom committed
suicide. Of this last-nzuned figure 182
died by hanging, 45 by shooting, 105
by drowning and 82 by "poisoning them
aelves. Animal life is very abundant ia
some parts of the world at great depths
in the sea. This Is illustrated by the fact
that during last summer's explorations
by the French steamer Talisman one
haul of its net brought up. from a
depth of 300 fathoms. 1.000 fishes and
nearly 2.000 crustaceans of differeat
kinds. This capture was made in the
Atlantic, near the Cape Verde Islands.
The necessity of changing the diet
for warm weather is not et fully real
ized, though it is quite as important as
that of changing the clothes. People
Fee the customary warm meats and
soup at dinner, and without thought
employ the usual bill of fan' Whole
some truit has been proved excellent in
many cases for supplying the proper
nourishment, and if fruit and vegetables
do not relieve the exhaustion produced
by heat, a draught of puie milk, if it
can be obtained, acts as a verit&Mo
tonic. When we are iu th? tropics we
must live accordingly. Chicago Times.
WIT AXD WISDOM.
The most unsociable things in this
world are milestft'nes - one ne.er s,.t.
A sound discretion is uot
indicated by never making a
as by never repeating it.
How can a man shoot at
il ares, at
bits, or, we should say. 12U
the same time lire at a vvig -
The esteem of wl-e aud good men
i- the greatest of all temporal encour
agements to virtue, and it is a mark of
an abandoned spirit to have no reg.irti
to it Btn..
-A writer on "the care of the ha r'
says- The hair i the covering ot the
roof of the hoiue of thought and p 1
ace of the aoul." It is also somciiu; i
the covering ot the top of the butv-a.i
aud back o: the chair, but this fact iS
not alluded to in the article. .Viu
A ery small Speck was climbing
up the milk wav one moonlight niht.
-Ah. my little fdlow. where are you
from3" asked the Bg Dipper. '.leJ
I'm from a gncer -tore down oa
earth." "How do you com.- to be
away up here-" jh. l"e teen get
ting higher and higher year alter ear
and smaller aud smaller, too." "That s
funny. Who are ,on?"' "I'm the bot
tom of a strawberry-box " tyiicatjo
The Baby's Name
la i-carcti from A to V the; passed
Aii.l Marvunta chose at Ut
But thoiiaat it souiule J tr inure awt-et
To eull the baby "Marguerite '
Wbn (rra&drxut a te I u:e pet
She called br darllnw' MunrareL"
.Niut, Cade Jack aud Cousin Wcto
Sent cup and spooa to -little .Mai're. '
And irrmndpap tne rwht inut teir
To call the las:e "iounle Hex '
'From -Marjtuenta" down to "Jic' ',
And now she'-, simply little "Pey '
"You necdn t be s l!y.'" said the
new boarder to the pretty waitress.
"Yesterday you poured the -oup down
mv back, and to-night ou flipped one
ot my biscuits up my sleeve, and the
other is so small it looks lonesome."
"Well, you are partic'lar." said the
pretty waitress, combing out her best
bang3 with jeweled lingers. "You'll
want butter in your oleomargar ne next,
and fish balls twice a week. Boet-tew-muttonragoutcornmushandmiikhash
She had the last word. De ruu Free
Hew 'ot to Be Disagreeable.
"How do you manage to win the con
fidence of all the young people who
meet you in society u" I asked a friend
who was no longer oung. but a great
favorite with her own. and al-o the op
posite sex. in friendship that seemed al
"I do not know of any secret in it,"'
she said, "only that I am a good list
ener, and I can manifest an interest and
sympathy in conversation. l"o be an
agreeable listener it is necessary to talk
now and then, to look the -peaker in
the ee. and not to interrupt. I try
not to show superior knowledge, for
there is nothing more disagreeable than
to have people all the time setting ou
straignt. I do not like it myself; so.
when some one tells me a story that I
have heard before, even if it i- a littKi
different in detail. I let it pass as some
thing I am hearing for the first time.
I think if any one will talk naturally,
speaking with ees as wll as lips, and
without affectation, they need not fear
criticism, unless the conversation Is
made personal by one's own neighbor's
affairs. If I were to give rules for be
coming a good conversationalist I
i should say. avoid slang, grammatical
errors aaa Dad prouuncia.ou. bv as
refined as possible, and let that very re
finement be your natural self. Be cour
teous and discreet, revere sacred sub
jects, never treat them lightly, even in
a joke; adhere strictly to the truth uad
listen intelligentlv." Austin I Jack i
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