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Keqaiecat la Pace.
(By R. A. Hodge. Written on h"i9 first
visit to his uncle's grave, in the Genoa
Cemetery, Nance Co., Neb.; July 2 18SG.)
Todav, the pale south wind doth blow,
And yet, this spot the hour beguiles;
Here in the grave is lying low,
A Britain far from the British Isles.
Far from Pentonts echoing lynns.
And haunts renowned In Liddesdale ;
No more the wrestler's prize he wins.
Nor hears the hounds upon the trail.
Far o'er the wide Atlantic main.
From home five thousand miles away.
He. strauirer. to this country came.
tAnd oft' did pledge the coming day,
When Bight cssaved her own to keep,
This soldier trode to martial lay;
Like Saxon bold, be did not creep,
But$aug"Kob Koy" and "Nelly Gray.'-'
Tread softly.avc, revere the spot.
Where Briton finds a Spanish lot;
He wan a man, you are no more
Your deeds, let others count the score.
All time has but a single page,
" ThouKh-Kurke4MclineUfvor.chaBge) ;
But what care I for poet, sage,
should all agree 't would be most strange.
And even churchmen disagree
Like politicians old aud new;
Some climb this, that, the other tree,
Aud find on top the chosen few.
"Itijrht nr wrong" agnostic say-, fc
I'm blind to such philosophy,
Spurious isms iu these days
Have killed the old Theosophy.
Proud science, with a haughty mien
Declares that heat and cold are one;
That ''yes" and"no"have simmere d been,
.lust put the abstract on the ruu.
strange reas'ning- this, the land-miau
His house i.e'er left "that star" behind,
Yet knowledge fountains yield the drinks
Owned ony by the great in mind.
o man all's mortal but himself;
Let sophists brake down prejudice,
Bui give to me my choicest wealth
And if you caunot touch not Peace,
lrobed to Death.
WAsliingtou correspondence 30;
The death of Dr. Hamilton, who,
with Dr. Aguenr, was consulting
urgu.tu in the treatment of the
wound intlictcd by the assassin Gui
tcau upon the body of President
Garfield, not only revives that sad
I flair, but leads to eomo new facts.
.Not long before his death Dr. Ham
ilton wrote a distinguished surgeon
giving his opinion on the trcatuicut
. f this case, which confirmed the
views other eminent authorities
avc entertained, but which have
i.een withold from the public. Dr.
misR, who had charge of the case, has
itMig been an invalid and his friends
ay cautiot survive long. A recent
analysis of the case aud its treatment
by Dr. Esnach, of Germany, the ac
knowledged groatost surgeon of
Europe and author on surgical sub
jects, charges the case with having
been badly managed; that had the
wouuded man been a common soldier,
subject to the ordinary course of hos
pital treatment, he would have had
largely more than an even chauce of
recovery. Ilia idea is that the presi
dent's death was caused not by tho
wound, but by too much probing aud
other interferences with the pro
cesses of nature. This view of the
case is generally sustained by physi
cians who wcro familiar with the
treatment at tho time. It has not
been explained why Drs. Hamilton
and Agnew permitted such now al
leged inefficient treatmeut to go ou
without interceding. It is known
that the president's suffering was
greatly iucreased by the tiukeriag
treatment he received at the bauds of
Bliss with his probe, and Prof. Boll
with his electric balance, which latter
the post-mortem showed was the big
gest pieco of humbuggery of the
series, f he fact that the ball was en
cysted, indicated that no further
trouble was to be feared from that
source, and the course of the ball hav
ing been kept open, it is believed by
experts it would have healed but for
the persistent probing. A surgeon
who had his information directly
from witnesses to the post-mortem,
says that the entire absence of knowl
edge of the principal facts iu the case,
was then demonstrated. After cut
tiug down with the course of the
wound to the end,and not finding the
ball, there was a panic among the
operators. The bowels were then
taken out and placed in a basiu on a
stand. Examination there failed to
tdiow auy traces of the ball. Then
there was another panic. This is
supppscd to have shown how thor
oughly the process of healing had
gone on, and with less officious care
would have resulted in recovery.
Aftor long search the ball was found
near the spine, nicely healed in its
surrounding sack. It is charged that
excessive probing was too severe a
strain upon the vital forces of the
patient. Parties who are
familiar with tho case say that
"Garfield was probed to death."
HIn Owa Record.
A6 county after county in Neb
raska, through their republican con
ventions, declares itself for Senator
"Van Wyck, tho value of a straight
record as a public representative be
gins to dawn upon the boodle gang
of statesmen who have undertaken
the job of defeatiug the senator's
election iu-tho interests of the con
federate monopolies of tho state.
Nearly six years ago General Van
Wyck accepted tho election to the
United States Senate from the peo
ple of Nebraska through the legisla
ture assembled in joint session. In
his speech thanking the convention
for the choice, he promised a faithful
adherence to the will of the people
aad earnest work on behalf of bis
constituents. The protn'ses then I
made have been carried out to tho
letter. With his record of more than
fivo years' service, au open book
from which all can read, Senitor
Van Wyck calls upon his constitu
ents to place the seal of approval or
dissent upon it. He challenges criti
cism ot his motives or methods and j
invites discussion of the result.
During his entire service in the Sen
ate the voice and the vote of tho sen
ator from Nebraska have been hoard
md cast on every question of nation
al as well as local importance. For
the first time in years Nebraska
found herself represented by a man
of experience, of ability and force of
character, able to assert himself and
make himself felt among the giant
debaters of the upper house. Upon
every question relating to the great
transportation interests as affecting
the producers of the country Senator
Van Wyck has taken a decided stand
and occupied a prominent position in
their discussion. He has held the
banndr of national remedial legisla
tion in the interests of the people of
the west high in the Senate, where
all could see it. Despite ridicule aud
abuse and detraction he was never
swerved from the stand to which ho
wis bound by his pledges and pledg
ed by his honest convictions. No
member ol the corrupting lobby
ever dnred to approach him twice
No suspicion of fraud taints hia gar
meut. Honest, fearless and un
flinching, he has been a true repre
sentative of tho best western senti
ment, aud of the wishes and demands
of a western constituency.
SMiator Van Wyck's record ou the
anti-monopoly issue has beeu no less
decided than his record upon every
other vital issue of the day. Upon
the question of revenue reform,
labor, public lauds, curreucy con
traction, pensions to deserving sol
diers, aud redress for injured gov
ernment claimants he has never been
forced to surrender a position or
apologize for the stand taken. Un
tiring in his efforts ou behalf 01
measures of special advantage to the
people of his own state, he has work
ed no less faithfully for those ha be
lieves to be of general utility.
It is on such a record that tho soii
ntor bases his appeal for re-election,
knowing and fecliug that it is the
soundest basis upou which any rep
icsctitative can look for au endorse
ment from an iutelligeut constituen
cy. Omaha itee.
A PLKA FOK MO'l'UKIM.
The lKst Hoar In Tkoir Home Life.
Tiicro is a lost hour among home
keeping women, an hour which is
lost in the way certain acts are, so
lost indeed that there seems to be
ery little likelihood that it will
wcr be found. This tho "hour to
herself," for which every mother of
a family longs aud too often longs in
vaiu. She used to know what it was
io have a littlo time entirely her own
now and then in tho days of her
girlhood, but a matron's duties have
absorbed her life completely, aud she
ccver kuows what it is to be secure
rom interruption oven for a short
time as required for the wriliug of
a letter. Very often this is quite her
own fault, for fault it is, in spite of
the augelic qualities which go to
make a woman hack-horses of pa-
ieuco and loug suffering in their
It is true that tho young wife aud
mother is more often too self-sacrificing
than otherwise. She sinks he.
owu individuality altogether too
much in the service of her family,
it is the easiest thing to do, to re
ceive nothing iu the way of devotion,
but it is not the wisest way. It dc
veleps t-elfishness instead of thought
mllness in the beloved ones whom
he serves, and it too often happens
bat the wife and mother who denies
herself constantly in waiting upon
others, and demands no considera-
ion for herself, wakens later iu her
ife to find she has made a mistake.
Out of the fullness of her heart she
has given more than she ought for
the sake of her family as well as her
self. The daughter whose comfort
has always beeu consulted before
that of her mother, the son whose
hours of study or play mu6t never
be interrupted for his mother's sake,
ho husband who knows his wife is a
saint for uuseltishness, impose un
consciously upon her goodness. And
they develop a dullness of sympathy,
an unreadiness to think of her needs
which is hurtful to her own moral
growth as it is heart-breaking and
incomprehensible to the woman who
has uselessly laid down her very life
It is the woman who serves as a
queen serves her subjects who make
the happiest home, the woman who
with high self-respect demands the
courtesy and thoughtfulness which
are her due, who prepares for her
self a happy old age, honored by
those whom her life has blessed
within and without the four walls of
her home. Boston Record.
U. S. Senator Van Wyck has ap
pealed to the people for an expres
sion of opinion at the next 8tate
election as to who they wait to
represent them in the Senate for the
It is fortunate for Nebraska that
her laws permit suc'i an expression
of opinion. In other states the peo
ple have no voic i:ven in tha recom
mendation of their Senators; and if
the citizens of Nebraska do not make
themselves heard with no uncertain
sound on this question, then thoy de
serve to be ever bound and gagged
by the corporations which annually
take toll from that fair stato to, the
extent of nearly tho whole profits of
production. The re-election of Sen
ator Van Wyck to the U. S. Senate
in not only the interests of the peo
ple ot Nebraska, but is almost equal
ly so to the whole country, for ho
ha been the ono bulwark in the U
S. Senate against corporate aggres
sions on public right. Fearless,
alert, able and experienced it U no
wonder that with his record ail tin
force of monopoly should bo op
posed to his rc-Hle-'.tiou It j to- b-r
expected that the most pbunihh:'
reasons will be advaucod !o this oud
by his enemies and also by ostensi
ble Iriend-j; but we hive sufficient,
faith iu the intelligence and patriot
ism of the people of Nobrafc v to foo
lieve that Cha. II. Van Wyck will
be the next Senator if the public
will has anything to do with W. Drtj
Goods Chronicle, New York.
A Tough ftat t rnek.
Mr. Blaine gives th hst traders a
tough nut to crack by pointing out
tho significant fact that all articles
produced iu any part of the United
S'atcs are sent to every part free of
dut, "which is more tree trade than
cau be found iu the whole com incut
of Europe." That is to say. the tariff
ou.y serves to protect us against
foreign competition, without impos
ing local burden for restrictions of
any sort; and thus we get the benefit
of protection where protection is
needed, while enjoying the advant
age of free trade where that is prac
ticable and desirable in which re
spect we surpass every other govern
niMit on eirth.--Globe-Democrat.
"Ik it be just and expedient," days
Mr.Blaine,"if it be the part of political
wisdom to maintain the rfttes of farm
products so as ftf'aflbrd a fair remu
neration for agricultural labor, so as
to enable the farming interests lo
maintain itselt, then I say we can.
accomplish this only by finding some
where iu our owu country a- near
market somewhere in our own
country a people not agriculturists,
not producing themselves, but ready
to buy and pay a go d price for that
which the farmer has to sell. I look;
therefore, upon it as a perverted
stato of things, as a wrong state
ment, to say that a tarifl' for protec
tion is beucficial,or mainly beneficial,
to manufacturers. I regard it as essen
tial to the interests of agriculture,
which may bo looked upon as the
foundation of the country, inasmuch
as it creates a market for its pro
ductions." Tub great sea monster was seen
not long ago near Kingston Point,
New York. The serpent was mak
ing its way north, with five feet of
head out of the water. The monster
pursued two youug men who were
"in a boat," aud naturally grew fur
ious when the youngsters landed ou
shore, and proceeded to lash the
bouuding billows with a tail "which
seemed to be about seventy-five feet
distaut from its head." The head
arouud was as large as a flour barrel.
The great monster "squirted from its
mouth a stream ot foamy stuff' resem
bling long shavings from a pine
plank." This story is published in
tho eastern newspapers as a matter of
fact aud no fish story and fully at
tested by living witnesses.
An old experienced rat-catcher
says its a regular thing for a swarm
of ship rats to "climb np the hawsers
an' riggin' an' get onto the docks.
There they'll bunch themselves to
gether, and by equeakiu' or some
other means draw out all the neigh
borin' land and dock rats onto the
dock an' go for 'em. It don't' matter
how many or how few there are,
you'll always find the dead bodies ot
the land rats left ou the field after the
fight." Ship rats will not live on
land. When driven from one ship
thoy immediately seek atiolher.
By au explosion tho other day in a
natural gas well near Warsaw, III.,
Henry Miller, a workman, was killed,
John Cops probably fatally injured
aud Homer ilcilahou aud Charles
Uaskins fearfully burned. The ex
plosion was caused by lakiug a
lighted lantern into the well.
Ed. Nelspu of Omaha, got into a
fight the other day with Gus Horn
quest, who threw Nelson to the floor
and while in that condition a bull
dog rushed upon him and before be
could be taken off lacerated the
man's leg from the hip down to his
It is Btated that a spring on Fed
eral street, Baltimore, from which
wayfarers love to drink," has been
discovered to have its source in a
cemetery, aud an annalysis reveals
tho fact that the gases from the de
composing bodies are soluble in the
It is stated that there are a number
of Mormon missionaries iu Turkey,
but they are not making many con
verts. The Mormous do better in
MASOX At Oman i. Neb., Au:r. "iOUi
1SSG, George Maurice Mason, aged i
Deceased was a resident of Columbia,
Neb., for three years and has been in th -employ
of the Uniiti P.ici tie the pat
Uest, dear brother, rest,
Fiom Mvery pain and eare,
The blessed Lord has'taken thou
To His mansion fair.
Some time, we know not when ,
W hope to meet again.
. Beyond death's cold Hood
In' the palate of God,
Where none do weep,
In that world above; -
XVhere sorrow c uinot come,
Aud all is peace and love.
This bitter stroke of griif,
Jesus will help u bo.ir;
He always sends relief
, He will answer prayer.
Written by his Mster. Mrs.
Tiguer, Grand Prairie, PUtte t) .
Tftt-3 n. m. on the 13thvat Lincoln,
Neb., a'h'iavy wind storm swept
over the city, doing considerable
damage by blowing down parts of
buildings, freep, outho'ises and barius,
well housps and fences were blov!i
flat. At the fair grounds the wind"
was not so itrong, blowing down
oul) a few trc?s.
John C. Culiuinber was nrresled
the other day at Mountovi-'.-i, in th
6dt Lute Park, Col , rhred with the
ulfetnpt to kill Washington 'Wilson,
of Mucutiue county, Iowa, f-oveiui
years ago. .!!: is now on his v. ay to
Iowa in charge of an i nicer.
An l''aferpriins: KoliaUIi
Dowty & Hciikemper can always
be relied upon, not only to carry in
stock the best of everything, but to
necuro the agency lor such at tides as
have well-known merit, and are pop
ular with tho people, thereby sus
taining the reputation ol being al
ways enterprisiug, and ei'er reliable.
Having secured the agency for the
celebrated Dr. King's New Discovery
Tor Consumption, will sell it on h
positive guarantee. It will surely
cure any aim every niieciiou oi
Throat, Lungs, an J Chest, aud to
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to call and get a Trial Bottle Free.
A ttov about fonrteun years of age,
while wat'ortug a team in Sherman
county, recently, stepped backward
fo get out of some person's way, anrt
tho woll :2;"i0 feel deep being open,
foil to the bottom of it and was
killed instantly Ilrewslcr .Vctv
Ah Answer IVstnlecJ.
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ney or Liver Complaint that Electric
Bitters will not speedily cure? We
say they can not, as thousands cf
cases already permanently cured aud
who are daily recommendiug Electric
Bitters, will prove. Brighl's Disease,
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Two new towns were laid out last
week on tho lino of the Scrihner
branch of the C. & N. W. Brook field
is located one mile east of the village
of Humphrey aud Crentou on the
southea-' quarter of section 18, town
ship 20, range 1 east.
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money refunded. Price 25 cunts per
box. Foi sale by Dowtv & Hoit
At Wilkesbarre, la., the tower of
the first M. E. Church has settled.
This is attributed to the recent earth
quake shock, which was felt in that
vicinity. The church is a new on
snd cost $80,000. Tho tower is 13S
Tue Univers, ot Paris, publishes a
telegram from the bishop of Tonkin
of a recent date, saying that 7(V'
Christians were massacred and forty
villages hnrncd in tho province o'
Manhoaand that 7,000 Chrtelians are
perishing of hunger.
Watch for it I Thu first symptom
of true croup is hoarseness and if
Chamberlain's Couh Remedy i.
freely given at once and tho doo
frequently repeated the dread disease
may be entirely prevented and all
danger aud anxiety avoided. -Sold
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A Small boy in Bangor, Me.,
thought it would be fun to tie paper
and straw to hisdog' tail and set
them afire. The dog ran iuto tho boy'
father's barn, which, with an adjoin
ing house, was burned to the ground
It is estimated that, the number' of
Jews in the world at present is 6,309,
000, of whom 5,400,000 are in Europe.
Thpre are but 230.000 in the United
The best treatment frr cuts, bruisee,
f-prnins, swellings and lamnness is to
apply Chamberlain's Piin Balm. Sold
by Dowty & Heitkemper. 22-4t
A Faii; Havkn. Conn., man tho
other day opened a single oyster,
which coutaiued 163 pcai Is. ' '
Numerous Combinations In Which Seven
l'tays an Important l'art. f
The frequent recurrence of the num
ber seven in the scriptures, says the
Cincinnati Enquirer, seems to indicate
that there are associated with it cer
tain events, that it may be termed tho
prophetic, representative symbolic num-
her consecrated in the holy scriptures
j and the religion of the Jews and other
nations, by ninny mysterious events and
The old testament informs us that
God completed the work of creation iu
seven days, and set apart the seventh
day to be a day of rest for all mankind.
The slayer of Abel was to be pun
ished seven-fold and the slayer of La
mech seventy and'seven fold.
Of every clean beast Noah took into
the ark by sevens, and took with him
seven souls when ho entered the ark.
Alter seven days the waters wero upon
tho face of the earth. The intervals
between sending out the dove the sec
ond and third times, were seven days,
and iu the seventh month the ark rested
ou the mountain of Ararat.
Iu Pharaoh's two dreams he saw sev
en well-favored and fat kine aud seven
ill-favored and lean kine, and seven
ears of corn ou one stalk, rank and
good, and sevun.ears blasted with the
east wind, which was followed by seven
years of great plenty and seven years of
The children of Israel were command
ed to eat unleavened breail seven days,
aud to observe the feas tof unleavened
bread; seven days shall there he no
leaven found in your houses.
I lie seventh month was signalized
by the feast of trumpets, and the cele
bration of the feast of tabernacles.
Seven weeks was the interval be
tween the passover and the pentecost.
The seventh year was observed as the
sabbathical year, and the year succeed
ing sian times seven years as the year
Seven days were appointed as the
length of the feasts of tabernacles and
Seven days for the ceremonies of the
consecration of the priests.
Seven victims were to be offered on
any special occasion.
When Abraham and Abimclech want
ed to confirm au oath they took seven
ewe lambs of the Hock.
Jacob served Labau seven years for
earh of his daughters.
Delilah bound Samson with seven
green withes, and wove the seven locks
of his hair in the web.
Seven priests, bearing seven trumpets,
passed round tho walls of Jericho seven
days, on the seventh da' passing round
seven times, aud it fell.
Nebuchadnezzar had the furnace
heated seven times hotter than it was
wont to bo heated to burn the three
Hebrew children, ami was driven from
among men to the beasts of the field un
til seven times passed over him.
Elislui commanded Xaaman to wash
in Jordan seven times and be cured of
The sluggard is wiser in his own con
ceit than seven men who can render a
In the new testament the Savior com
manded to forjjivc an erring brother,
not until seven times, but seventy times
seven if he repented.
In revelations ot St. John wc read of
seven churches, seven spirits, seven
stars, seven seals, seven lamps, seven
golden candle-sticks, seven angels, sev
en vials, and seven last plagues.
A notion onco prevailed in England
with some people that the seventh con
secutive son born had power to cure
Our great fight with the mother coun
try for liberty and independence lasted,
Tho president of the United States,
Grover Cleveland, was seven times sev
en years of age when he married his
bride. Frances Folsom, three times sev
en years of age, making a difference in
their aaes of four times seven years.
The bride's age ami the difference in
their ares added makes seven times
seven the president's age. Tho bride's
birth occurred smh years after tho
president attained to his majority.
Their ages added make ten times seven,
three-score and ten, the number of
years allotted to the age of man. Mul
tiply the number of their added ages by
seven, it makes seventy times seven,
the number of times the Savior com
manded to forgive an erring brother if
The president's ollicial title, president
of the United States of America, con
tains live times seven letters. The
bride's ollicial relation, the white-house
mistress, contains three times seven let-
A gentleman traveling through tho
mountainous aud thinly settled districts
of North Carolina was overtaken by a
severe storm. As he was on horseback,
and therefore quite unprotected, he be
held with delight a lo cabin in the
distance, and speedily betook himself
thither. Tho old farmer greeted him
with true Southern hospitality, and he
soon found himself seated at the dinner
table beside "the old 'oomaii," as his
host designated his wife, while one by
one a seemingly endless file of daugh
ters entered the room. Turning to the
farmer, he mildly observed, "You have
a line family of daughters, sir."
"Well." said the old nlan, mournful
ly, "we've been kinder unfort'natc
with our darters. Ujie chimbly fell in
and killed all but nine on 'em."
The historian dared not guess how
many there were at first. Harper's
Magazine for September.
They were sitting in the House gal
lery after having taken a look over the
Capitol and were discussing the build
ing. "Father," asked the daughter, "is
the Capitol fire-proof?" "O, yes," was
the .confident reply; "there's nothing in
here that will burn, unless it is a Con
gressman's speech, sometimes." "Is it
burglar-proof, too, father?" continued
the young lady. "Don't ask too many
questions, daughter; don't ask too many
questions," said the father cautiously.
"You know your father was in Congress
once, and you remember what the news
papers said about him. And, daughter,
he was a fair sample." Washington
But, if there was diplomacy aud pres
ence of mind shown in this answer,
how much more was there in the case
of the young lady who sat in an alcove
at an evening party with a bright,
young military man, her little niece on
her knee to play propriety. Suddeuly
the company is electrified by the .excla
mation of 'the child: "Kis3 me, too.
Aunt Alice!" But the sudden shock is
succeeded by a feeling of relief as Aunt
Alice calmly replies: "You should not
say, 'K'iss me two,' dear; vou should
?'tf3 me tW1Ce-' " -Plttsl'"rJ7 Di
National Bank !
Authorized Capital of $250,000,
A Surplus Fund of - $15,000,
And the largest I"ull ! CttnU Cap
ital of anv bank iu this part
of the State.
S?r)opositN received and interest paid
ou time dcpoMtx.
237Draftson the principal eitics in this
country aud Europe bought and sold.
l3J"CoIlectious aud all other business
riveu prompt and careful atteutiou.
A.AXDE USD X , Fres't.
SAM'l. C. SMITH, VtcePres't.
J. P. liECKKi:.'
.IUHX V. KAItLY,
D.T. Mautyn, M. r. K. .1. Sciiuo, M. D.
Drs. MARTYN & SCHUG,
U. S. Examining Surgeons,
Local Surgeon. Union I'aeitie, O., N.
&. K. II. and IS..-91. K. U'.
C'lOiAiiltatioiiM in (ieriuau and Knt,'linli.
Telephones at otlii-e and residences.
UEiTOUiee on Olive street, next to Hroil
iVuhrer's Jewelry Store.
COLUMBUS, ,. - NEBRASKA.
LAW AND COLLECTION OFFICE.
Upstairs Krnst building Iltb street.
OVIJJVAK ac RKEUKK,
A TTOIiXEYS A T LA W,
Olh'ee over First National ltank, Oluin
bus, Xebraska. fi-tf
'physician and sun a eon.
jScTOflice and rooms. Gluek building,
lltli street. Telephone couimuuiciiiou.
TTA.UIIrOA raKAUK, M. .,
J'llYSJCIAN AND SURGEON,
Platte Center, Xebraska. 9-y
BLACKSMITH AXD WAGON MAKKK,
I.'Sth street, cast of Abt's barn.
Tow :, iioum;
PLATTE CENTER, NEB.
lust opened. Speei.il attention given
to commercial men. Has a good sample
room. Sets the bet table. Give it a
trial and be convinced. ."iO-.'Jiiio
I OUT KIJNDO,
BSTPartics desiriug surveying done
ran address me at Columbus, Neb., or
all at my office ia Court House.
jo-a-icK to ti:a:iii:k.
W. B. Tedrow, Co. Supt.
I will be at my ollieein the Court House
the third Saturday of each month Tor the
examination of teachers. 3D tf
i ki.i:k, .11. i.,
Chronic Diseases and Diseases of
Children a Specialty.
JSfOllice on Olive street, thiee doors
north of First Natiouul It.iuk. 15-ly
A TTOBNJSYS A T LA W,
Office up-stairs iu McAllister's build-in-,',
nth St. V..A. McAllister, Notary
I'ublie. ' J
JOI. MACFAKLAND, b. k. cowdkry,
Attcraaj iad iletary Pstl e. CaHietsr.
LAW AND COLLECTION OFFICE
MACFARLAND & COWDBR7,
Columbus. : : ; Nebraska.
JOHN; IIIKUINM. C. J.OAULOW,
HIGGINS & GABLOW,
Specially made of Collections by CI.
llth St., opposite Lindell Hotel.
Sellit Harness, Saddles, Collars, Whips,
Blankets, Curry Combs, Crushes, trunk's,
valises, buggy tops, cushions, carriage
trimmings, Arc, at the lowest possible
prices. Kepairs promptly attended to.
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Plans and estimates supplied for either
frame or brick buildings. Good work
guaranteed. Shop on 13th Street, nesr
St. Paul Lumber Vard, Columbus, Ne
Ear- JRao-s and Iron !
The highest market price paid for rags
and iron. Store in the Itubaeh building,
Olive St., Columbus. Neb. J.Vtf
JS. MURDOCH & SON,
Carpenters and Contractors.
Have had au extended experience, and
will guarantee satisfaction in work.
All kinds of repairing done on short
notice. Our motto is, Good work sad
fair irioes. Call and give us an oppor
t'liiiu toetiin:ilefuryou. JCfTShop on
i.'ilh St., one door west of Frisdhof it
Co'. store, Columbu, Nebr. 4M-T
Italian Fan and Fare.
"A queer set of fellows are our Ita
lian pipe-layers," remarked a gentle
man connected with one of the leading
natural gas companies of the city on bis
return from one of their camps. "I
laughed till my sides fairly ached at one
of their favorite evening pastimes. They
get hold of un old barrel and carry it
to the top of some hill. Their present
camp, about live miles from the city, is
admirably adapted for the sport, being
located on the top of a hill which has a
gradual slope of about 400 feet before it
reaches the level grade.
"After they get the barrel ready half
a dozen of them take hold of one of tho
smaller men, and. despite bis protests
and struggles, dump him bead first into
the barrel. Sometimes they have a
good deal ot troule at this stage of the .
game, but they get there iu the end.
"The barrel aud its living contents
are then thrown over, given a hearty
push, aud sent down the hill a-flying.
The fellow sometimes lets his legs stick
out at the open end of the barrel, aad
.you can't imagine how funny they look
flying around in tn'e air as the barrel
bounces up and down over the stones
and rough spots.
"There are always several Italians at
the foot of the hill to stop the barrel when
it gets there. They help the fellow out.
and sometimes they have to carry him
up the hill. It makes some of them
deathly sick, while others don't 3eem to
mind it a bit. The barrel is again
rolled up the hill, and this kind of fun
is kept up until it gets dark. IJueer,
"Do vou know what those Italians
eat? No? Well, I'll tell you what their
favorite dish is. They get a big hunk o
pork not a particle of lean on it Then
they mix Hour and water until it makes
a kind of dough. This is rolled Hat,
about an inch thick, aud in thu centre
they put thu piece of fat pork. The
dough is then wrapped closely around
it; then the' put it in a pan over a hot
lire. This causes thu pork to turn into
grease, which permeates the dough.
"When it is completely saturated and
thu outer ede browned, then it is ready
for tho table. One sight ot it would
make a Caucasian siek, yet those fel
lows can never get enough of it. Some
times instead of going to thu trouble of
making thu dough they get a loaf of
stale rye bread and scoop out the mid
dle and place the fat pork in there.
Then this is suspended over the lire, un
til the fat burns to grease aud soaks in
to thu bread.
"I have been told that these low-class
Italians will eat anything that ever
walked on four legs. Maybe you re
member the story that was published
some time ago about a party of Italians,
liuding a drowned eolt in the river and
towing it to tiie shore and eating it.
That was a true bill. They were caught
in thu act by a country constable who
wxs jroinjr to sue them for iu The
story may go down as hard us the colt
would, but 1 repeat that it is strictly
true." Tittibury Commercial Gazette.
They Don't Pay.
Some queer things can be seen about
the Capitol during thu last days of tho
session. One of the queerest is the
crowd of collectors. Coming to Con
gross may be an honor, but it cannot be
said to make men honorable. The
average of dead beats in Congress is
quite as great as outside. Thu hist days
of the session you will find a swarm of
florists, livery stable men. hotel and
boarding-house keepers, constables, and
professional collector.-; swarming tho
corridors, Iookingafter delinquent mem
bers and trying to catch them in thu
halls. There are members who system
atically rob hotels, aud haberdashers,
and all sorts of tradesmen right and
left. Nothing can be legally done with
a member of Congress for obtaining
money under false pretenses, though it
is a jailable oflense when committed by
common people. The only remedy is
to make the transaction ,knovn. If the
records of the Congressional dead beats
could bu printed a good many people
would be astonished. The most reck
less prodigality in luxuries, such as car
riages, flowers, wines, cigars, etc., i.
the usual life of the Congressional beat
There are poor men aud women here,
who have catered to these members
with the idea that men holding such
honorable positions must of necessity be
honest, who have tried in vain to col
lect what is due them. These dupes
actually suffer for the necessaries of life,
while the Congressionel dobators are
aping men of wealth in high living.
The Sergeant-at-Arms' ollice could tell
a disgraceful story of bogus checks,
duplicate drafts, and violated obliga
tions a story too unpleasant to print.
The hotels and restaurants, and even
the barber-shops, would simply repeat
the story. I was standing in the livery
ollice at Willard's the other day, about
to call for a coupe, when a Southern
Congressman hurried up and asked
very peremptorily for a carriage.
"Haven't got one. General," said the
agent, blandly. "Sorry, but everything
As soon as the member went away
the agent inquired if I would have the
coupe. "That's all right," he remark
ed; "we've got plenty of carriages, but
he's a dead beat. Never pays for any
thing. Why, I've got a bill against
him in here two years old. The gall of
"Are there many such men in Con
gress?" "Yes. quite a number; we've been
stuck often beaten out of hundreds of
dollars by both senators aud members.
They are the worst customers in that
way, because you can't force collections.
They hardly ever have anything more
thau their clothes; you can:t arrest and
punish them; you can't garnishee their
salaries. And the airs they give them
selves! We are very careful about trust
ing Congressmen, I tell you!" lilts
A young physician while diagnosing
a case fired a number of questions at
his patient which flew wide of thu
mark. He was liually successful, how
ever. "You er sometimes have a or
tired feeling come over you, which
" "Yes, interrupted the patient.
"I feel it now. I'm tired, very tired."
"Just as I thought," said the young
physician. "I am seldom mistaken
in my diagnosis of a case." Neva York
"You need a coat-of-arms. Mr Hoey.4
commented a distinguished Englishman
after he had been shown through the
vast estate of Holywood. "Indeed! I
hadn't thought of that," wxs the reply.
"Who was your father3" "A night
" "A knight! Then it will be easy;
any herald's college can readily trace
your line. Ah! What kind of a knight
did you say?" "Anight watchman."
Long Brancli Letter.
The Princess of Wales spends $5,000
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