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19. T1TE OMAHA DAffiY BEE : SUNDAY. APRIL 7.1 1889.-SIXTEEN PAGE&
Great Closing Sale of
Wo still carry a full IJno of the famed
"Regatta Silks , " the same being the
best in the American market to-day.
Every number from the lowest to the
For the llrst time this season wo are
showing a good assortment of real 1'on-
go Silks , tn beautiful designs ; the most
desirable silk a Indv can wear in warm
weather , also a full line of Chinas and
AH at Our Usual Low Prices ,
On Monday and Tuesday we
make a Special Sale of
ly Cashmere Shawls.
Lot I At 98c.
8 dozen Cashmere Shawls , 98c.
These Shawls are full slzo. and
all wool ; the regular prices have
boon 91.05 to $2.25 on Monday ,
Lot II At $1.65.
These Shawls are worth from
82.2o to $1.2 , but wo have only
light blues , Monday ,
Wo wish also to announce that our
line of flllc and mohair garments
have arrived , In the Peasant or
Newmarket style , at
$5 , $7 , $9 , $11.25 ,
f $14 and $18.
Just received a sample line of
Beaded Wraps , which wo will sell
$10 ; worth $15 ,
Mail Orders Promptly Filled.
A HARD PDLIFORTHE BRIDGE
Oontluuation of Dr. George L. Mll-
DMAHA ALMOSTON A SIDE-TRACK
Bwords Crossed With Council Bin ( Teen
on tlio First Vital Issue Anyth
ing and Everything Of-
ffercd the Railroad.
A. Battle For Omaha.
And now for some bridge history in
connection with the early construction
of the Union Pacific railway , which wo
have boon discussing for the last few
wooUs. Accuracy of data I will not pretend
tend to Bocuro , but I can approximate
pretty closely to what occurred as to
time. I shall endeavor to kcop
myself wholly within the line of the
truth as it cnmo under my observation
In respect to the ono thing upon which
Omaha finally achieved success , against
formidable opposition , for as to whor
the great business of this .railroad waste
to bo dqno would inevitably" bo deter
mined by the location of the bridgo.
That it was located 'elsewhere , and that
it W'UB the fixed intention of the direc
toratesupported by the entire influence )
of Council Bluffs and the state of Iowa ,
backed by senators and representatives
In congress , to coop it' at that point , no
nan need doubt.
The surveys for the bridge location
were begun the winter of 1805-0 and
wore prosecuted every winter till 1608 ,
the last work having boon done at
Bellevue In February of that year. In
Juno , 1807 , Mr. .T. E. House , the engi
neer , accompanied Colonel J. L. Will-
lams , of Indiana , the government engi
neer , over the Childs' Mill line , a loca
tion which , as Mr. House says , was a
favorite with him , and ho then so expressed -
pressed himself. Childs1 Mill took its
name from Qhilds , who still lives here ,
and who owned a farm six miles from
Omaha down the river , on which this
mill was situated.
In March , 1809 , maps and profiles
were forwarded from the engineer's
office to Now York. Tills Is the last accurate -
curate information in regard to the location -
cation that I can lay my hand on , It
must have boon in that year , at a later
period , that the question of location
was in suspense. The people of Omaha
had assumed that Council Bluffs waa
united with thorn in having
the "bridge located hero. The mat
ter drifted and there was very little
agitation about it. I happened to boone
ono of a few people , being the moro
rlgllant because I was the editor of the
Herald at the time , who did not feel at
all comfortable in respect to the matter
e ! the locution of the bridgo. There
'Ww a significant silence about the sub
It had happened that Colonel Silas F.
Boymour , lute engineer of New York ,
who wan consulting engineer of the
Union Puolflo railway , had visited
Offi&hu and was aocornpmilod by hU son
a bright young gentleman
had taken a strong f nicy to. I
Special Dress Goods
10-Inch Modjcskn Suitings , In plain
and stripe. This is a bargain at
60c. Our price for Monday ,
Wo continue- our sale of 44-Inch
fine Surah Twills , at
52&c ; former nrlce $1,25 ,
Just received a beautiful line of
Embroidered Suits , to our own
order , only one of each pattern ,
1 case very fine Satin Striped Nain
seeks , in beautiful colored llcures ,
usually sold at 12Jc ; wo oiler the
lot on'Monday at
12 Yards for $1.00.
Just received another shipment of
40-inch Victoria Lawn at
lOc and I2 c.
We desire .to call the attention of the
ladies to our stock of India Dimities in
now and handsome colorings. Thebo
goods are entirely now this season , and
are just the thing for ladies' and chil
dren's dresses and dressing sacques.
Three big bargains in plain black
Linen Lawn at
25c , 30c aM 35c.
3 SPECIAL BARGAINS ,
Lot I at lOc.
100 do/on Antique Tidies at lOc ; worth
Lot 2 at 15c.
75 dozen Antique Tidies at 16e ; worth
Lot 3 at 35c.
75 dozen Antique Tidies at 85c ; worth
took it upon myself ono day , without a
word with anyone else to telegraph ,
not to Colonel Seymour the engineer ,
but to his son George , asking him the
direct question if the Union Pacific
bridge had been located and if so ,
whore ? I received a prompt answer
from Mr. Seymour saying that the day
before the Union Pacific board of
directors had had a meeting at its old
oiliccs on Nassau street and , under the
lead of General G. M. Dodge and Government -
ornmont Engineer Williams afore
said , had formally located the
bridge at Childs' mill , six miles
away from Omaha. It did not take mo
long to understand the meaning of that
action. My ofllco was then on the cor
ner of Thirteenth and Douglas streets.
opposite the Millard , and in turn oppo. "
alto that corner was the old Omaha Na
tional bank , of- which the late Mr. Ezra
Mlllard was president.
I walked hastily across the street , en
tered the banking house of Mr. Millard ,
and finding-him there , asked him to
walk over to the First National bank ns
I desired to moot himself and Mr. Au
gustus Kountze. Wo wont together to
Mr. Kountzo's bank , found him in and
asked him into hi ? banking parlor to
talk with us. Wo entered that sanctum
and I handed Mr. Kountze the dis
patch from Mr. George Seymour , re
questing him to rend it aloud. I had
not yet disclosed to Mr. Mlllard the OD-
joct of-my call on him , or to either of
the gentlemen the purpose of the visit
to Mr. Kountzo. Mr. Kountzo road
the dispatoh and there was n very dead
silence reigning lutlmtllttlo room for
u few moments. These two nstuto bank
ers and fighting friends of Omaha saw ,
as I had soon , that here was plenty of
business for this then little people If
they expected to save what they had so
long labored to secure their proper
ties In the future city.
The announcement to the country of
the sqlcction of the Childs' Mill cross
ing meant simply paralysis hero under
which nothing could either prosper or
have any value. It put Omaha on a
sidetrack , took tralllo southward
and inevitably made Council Bluffs the
exclusive center of nil business headquarters -
quarters , shops , and of the transaction
of everything , and I think in the judg
ment of all impartial menhad the loca
tion of the bridge remained at Childs'
Mill , thin town would have gene the
way Florence wont when the capital re
moval fell mid the railways wore run
down Mosquito crook. It would have
boon exterminated , In other words , and
this land would have been devoted to
the production of corn and other veget
ables und worth & 50 an aero instead of
ns hign UB $1,600 a foot.
The question , of course , was "What
is to bo donor1" It goes without saying
that something was done and voiy
promptly. It was agreed , ! think on my
own suggestion ; this was about mid-day
that I received the dispatch ; that there
should be a meeting1 of the own
ers of property ana the character
and bruin of this city that oven-
ing.'and that it was to be held in the
parlor of the Omaha National , Mr. Mil-
lard's , bank. A hat of names was made
out. Seorocy as to the nature of the
trouble was maintained to the uttor-
ino'st and the result was the gathering
in that bunking room of as many men
as it would hold , fifty or sixty of our
strongest pooulo , to whom the fact of
the locution of the bridge at Guilds' mill
was roado known. It may bo enough to
say that there waa 'a great deal more
Must be SOLD ,
no matter what the Our entire stock
sacrifice may be. of Books , consist-
T h e y must be
closed by April f standard
that the , Juvenile
Books , Works of
Price of Each
I Ficlion , History ,
AND " Photo-
"VM Biography , -
Every Book " "Vlx' graph Albums ,
Has been 5r/ Toy Books , etc. ,
to be closed out
Reduced ' ' by April r4th.
Their former low
BOOKS IN SETS
To be closed out at the following
REMARKABLY tOW PRICES :
Tlie Wavcrly Novels
VJ vols. cloth , our regular price M.ti * . to bo
closed out at 14A" > .
The euiuo in 24 vols , JT.Fo.
The Itcmlcr's SlmUcspcare ,
8 largo octavo volumes , on line pacer , largo
tjpo , anil" ! stool oiiRrnvtnts. our regularprlco
! (7.V ) , , to be closed out at M.ifi.
Irving' * Collected Works ,
10 vols. cloth , only f l.ffi.
Irrliig'H Life of Wnililngtoii ,
3 vols , cloth , only Jl.Fo.
fico. 13 iot'K Work * ,
8 vols , cloth , our regular cut prlco J4.50 , to bo
closed out 1.75.
ISuliver Lyttoii's Works ,
13 vols. cloth , our regular cut prlco $8.08 , to bo
sclooil out ntW.75.
Strickland's Lives of Hie Queens
ol * England ,
6 vols , cloth , peed type. Kilt tops , our regular
prlco Jr > . ! ' 8 , to 1)0 closed out nt $4. .5.
Pr Htott'N : Conquest of Mexico ,
2 vols , cloth , our regular cut prlco Jl.flS , to bo
closed out at $1.15.
gibbon's Roinnii Empire ,
fivols , cloth , only 12.25. x
Cooper's Complete Work * * ,
Id vols , cloth , only $7.05.
ItawlliiNoit'H Seven Great
fi vols , clotn , copiously illustrated , to bo closed
Sinllc'H Self Help Series ,
4 vols , cloth , reduced to $ UIA
Green' * JUibtorr of tlie English
4 vols , cloth , reduced to $2.18.
Curlylv'M French Itcvnliitioit ,
2 volB , cloth , gilt tops , reduced to $1.25.
Cltarlotto Yoiigo't BBIstorlcg ,
Som@ SplgBidid Books
At 5&o Each.
Mill onLlberty , Iliuonts Ess-nvs , Knily Days of
Christianity , Spenser's Khucatlon , Seekers After
( Sod. llammerton'4 Intellectual Mtu , Samuel
Smile's new book I.ifonnd I.ntor.
Tliotifianils of nilrollftnooUH Hooks. lilbles ,
I'rayor Hooks , otc.'Otc. ut wonderful bargain
MISCELLANEOUS : - : BOOKS
AT ACTUAL , COST.
2000 Cloth Booffs at 25c Each.
The faxton edition , comprlsinR all ot tliu
great classicstlio crentctt barjalnseveronered (
ut25ceach , PostugaJl c. Urlileof Lumuiernioor ,
JVllly Itellly. Tour of the World in Eltjhty
Days , Sesame nncl l.llles. I'lljirlms l'ro r Hs ,
1'iiul and Vltitlnla , Hnsselasnnd Vicar ofS aku-
Held. Outre Jler , Oliver T vlst. Kenelm Chilling
ly. Jack in the forecastle. .Inne Kyro. llypcrinn ,
Hnrry Lorvequer , Ilundy Alirty. Ilcnrt of Mld-J
lothlan , Gulliver's Travels. ( Jicnt Kxpectatlons , '
Is Mfo Worth LivlllK. The Gilded Cllquo , Klvo
1 e rs Ileforo the JIa < t , Kthlcs of tha lust and
aJoy Forever , Uast Lynne. Duimllan , Clilldrun
of the Abbey. Kljlit years wandering in Ceylon ,
Duorslayer , Dickons' Child's History of Kng-
land , AndersBn's Kulry Twles , etc. , etc.
THE HOUSEHOLD EDITION of the POETS
< 1IJU8TUATKO )
AT t5e iACII. :
To tago 12 < i Hums , Hyron. Dante , Favorite ,
IlemaiiH , Ooetlin , J.nclle , Milton. Moore , Inge-
low. 1'oe , Pope , Schiller , Scott , \Vhlttler , otc.
Household Edition of Steiiflard WorKs ,
Large 12 inoi. neatly bound In cloth ,
45e Kach ,
Postage 12c Widow Hedott , Voynge In the
Sunbeam. Twice Told Tales , Pelliam. i'lckwlck
Papeis , Newcomers , Kmerson's Essays , David
Copnerllold , Cnxtons. Middlemarcli , Grand-
fatner's Chair , etc. , etc ,
Masterplei-es of Modern Art ,
A magnlQcently illustrated Art Hook , regular
price 810. only SJ.60.
JUVENILE - BOOKS.
Bcllord'H An mini
Tlio most nttractive. pleasing and instructive
book for young folks over printed. We have
sold hundreds of them nt 7Hc ; . ns the balance
must be .sold at once , wu will close out at the
marvelously low price of We.
Children's Picture Hooks , a largo assortment
to be closed out.
REMEMBER Sale positively ploses Saturday , April 13. Do
be one of the disappointed. Come Early.
unanimity in that mooting in respect to
the form of action nnd also what should
bo done than there scorns to bo about
the building of the postofllco between
the Planters' house nnd Eighteenth and
Farnam streets at this time.
To _ put it stronger , there was no dis
senting voice on the plan of operations
which Involved the appointment of n
committee of eight gentlemen whoso
duty it should bo to immediately repair
to Now York and endeavor to procure
the relocation of the bridge at what was
called Train's crossing , from the fact
that George Francis Train had pur
chased the ground in his Credit Foncior
enterprise , where it now is. I will fur
nish a list of the gentlemen present In
the next convocation we have on this
This committee without delay wont
to Now York and there mot a corresponding
spending committee from Council
Bluffs composed of Its loading citizens ,
with General Dodge in the midst.
General Dodge at this time was the
chief representative of the interests of
Council Bluffs. He always hold the po
sition that that city was the legal terminus -
minus of the road , which was afterward
confirmed by the courts , and ho was re
lied upon to maintain the location ho
had assisted to make. Our people wore
mot by their Council BlutTs friends with
n good deal of chart and ridicule , the
burden of which was that the site of
the bridge had been dollnitoly dolor-
mined ; that our people would never
live long enough to see it replaced ad
vantageously to them , and that the
Omaha committee had bolter go homo.
Tills committee , as I received reports
from individual members of it , could
got no satisfaction out of Mr. Dillon
and the board , nor from the engineers.
The common talk occurring uftorward
which said that thin was n blulf on the
part of Mr. Durant , and that lie had
procured it with a view to obtaining
subsidies or other advantages ho re. is
disproved by every fact connected with
the controversy. The first fact Is
that ho was In Europe nnd had
nothing whatever to do with the loca
tion. Tiuituas done by his engineers
while he waa engaged in larger trans
actions. Further facts will bo shown
before I got through with the history
of the location of this bridge which will
not only confirm what I am saying , but
, will prove it conclusively by testimony
that nobody will dispute.
Now the battle began between Coun
cil BluITs and Omaha on this board of
directors. To induce this change ar
guments wore mailo by our people and ,
under instruction from the unanimous
voice of Omaha , every proffer was made
to divide the town , to giyo anything ,
not to hoHitato nt anything In the way
of pecuniary aid In the erection of the
bridge and trotting it back to Omaha.
A million dollars in bonds was die.
cussed , 3000,000 , $ .500,000 , and all in vain-
The board of directors answered back
to the committed saying that the loca
tion of the bridge could not bo changed
because it was , under the eyes of tbo
engineers , the true place ; to keep it In
shortening the line into the Plntto
vnlloy , and in economizing the operat
ing expenses of the roud as well as in
building it. The estimated difference
in cost between Childs'Mill aiurUmnha
was u matter of dispute which took on
a peculiar phnao later on.
Several weeks olnpboa , the Omaha ,
representatives eeokiiig in vain to got
some encouragement in respect to the
matter in Dr. I ) u runt's abeonco. There
wua a good deal of discouragement
among the committee , but they were of
the bull dog order , aud when Messrs.
Kountze nnd Mlllard gave up anything
that affected the welfare of. Omaha ,
there was always great reason for it.
This waa distinctively true of both
these gentlemen In all the early his
tory of the city , and I want to say right
hero of my valued friend , the li'ito Mr.
Ezra Millard , that when this town lost
him it missed a man. who was always
vigilant , always alert ! always energetic
aud always ready to help in protecting
and building up the interests of Omaha.
No man connected with the controversy
over this bridge served with more abil
ity und moro fidelity than himself.
Patient and untiring , ho was always the
pleasant , por.-ustont , aggressive Ezra
At tlie mooting of citizons.roforrod to
I had declined to servo on the committee -
too when it was appointedstating then ,
and ns I believe yet , that I could do
moro good with my newspaper , as n
writer and supplicant for that
railroad , at that time nnd since ,
than I could by going to Now York in
that capacity. I remained hero until
ono day Mr. Herman Kountzo received
a telegram from his brother Augustus ,
who was on the committee in Now
York , tolling him to send , as I rouiom-
oor it , Mr. O. P. Ilurford and myself to
Now York by the next train. I obeyed
that order with alacrity after I had in
sisted that the city council should give
mo authority to act , which I believe
was done , although I have forgotten
whether it was or not. At any rate ,
Mr. Hurford and I wont on the next
train , arriving in Now York at n late
hour of the night in the midst of a pelt
ing rain storm.
Going immediately to the St. Niche
las hotel , where the Omaha committee
had its apartments , wo mot the various
inemborH of that committee and ascer
tained that nothing hud been gained by
the long contention ; that matters were
in very grave doubt and uncertainty
that Dr. Durant had just returned from
Europe , nnd that wo were wanted
especially to get a hearing of him ,
which the committee had not succeeded
In doing up to that time in any way that
was satisfactory or encouraging. I will
toll the rest of this history at another
Investigation shows that the publications
of olllccrs of Harvard numbered , during the
two years 1835 nnd 18S7 , 933. Many of these
jmbllrutions , however , uro inugiulno arti
1\io \ acceptance of MiasfMary A. Brigbuin
of tlio presidency of Mt.'f lolyolio seminary
and Komalo college is tlio cause of great Ju-
bilatlon throughout Mas iachuaetts educa-
The professorship of th'i English language
and lltoraturo at University college , London ,
will become vacant nt the end of the present
session by the icslgnatTon of Prof. Henry
Morluy , who lids occupied tbo chair since
Dr. n. P. Howard , doan of the faculty of
medicine m McQlll juiiv j-slty ) , who died ut
Alpntreal , was prcslduit Jf the college of
physicians and surgeons o | Quebec. Ho was
ono of the vice prcsldniilsof tlio association
of American pbyslcli\u , nnd stood in the
first rank of CinmUlununen of science.
Mrs. James F. Clarices gift of $100,000 to
the Western Rcservo'iKilvcrslty'bf Ohio has
boon formally accepted by the trustees of
that Institution ; Fifty tljousund dollars Is
given outright , the balance being granted on
condition that it bo expended In founding a
school for the teaching of liberal arts to wo
men. The new building will bo called Clarke
ball in honor of Its founder.
Virginia bos expended upon her colleges
and uni vorsty ! overt2QOO,000. For the orig
inal foubdatlon of tbo'university JofTorson
induced the legislature to grant at various
times $100,000 , Uofora the war the state
crave the university i 15,000 annually. Since
the war sbo has given $40,000 a year , South
Carolina lias devoted f2.bOO.000 to the cause
of college oduc.atloa. Georgia has given
f'JS.9,000 for tbQ sarao purpose , and Louis
iana in recent years $704,000. Tbo founda
tions for collegiate and elementary educa
tion lu Texas are among tbo richest in
America , that State baring granted to col-
Urea 2,250,000 acres of laud and 1313,000.
BEGIN1 AT THE BEGINNING.
JElizaboth Oady Stanton's Advloo to
EDUCATE THE CHILD'S FATHER.
And tlio Whole Face of Society May
IJe Changed Before tlio Cele
bration of the Next Cen-
to Young Men.
There is no end pf homilies published
for young women , on the duties of
wives , mothers and housekeepers , but
so little is over said or written to young
men on their duties us husbands , fath
ers and h ouls of families , that ono
m.iglit naturally suppose that in domes
tic lifo man was of minor consideration ,
and yet hero as an equal factor , his in
fluence for weal or woo is more potent
than in any ether position whatever.
Let the young man who is indulging
in all manner of ox cesses , remember
that in considering the effect of the va
rious forms of dissipation on himself ,
his own health and happiness , he docs
not begin to measure the evils of his
lifo. As the high priest nt the family
altar his deeds of darkness will inflict
untold suffering , both mental and phys
ical degeneracy , on generation after
As the only hope of a radical reform in
social lifo , lies in the education of chil
dren , their development is tlio starting
point of the philosopher. In spite of
all asylums and charities , religious dis
cussions and legislation , the problems
pauperism , in temperance and crime
are no nearer a satisfactory solution
than when JolTerson and Adams signed
the Declaration of Independence. If
wo would use the eumo common sense in
tli'o improvement of mankind that wo
do in ordinary affairs of lifo , wo should
begin our work at tiio foundation of so
ciety , in the family , in the parenthood ,
the source and conteV of the evils ,
whoso branches wo are trying to cut-off.
There is mucli surface won : wo must do
lu reform for decency's sake , but nil
this patching up of ignorant , dis
eased , criminal humanity is trans
ient , affecting no radical improve
ment anywhere. Those of us
who have long since passed the
meridian of lifo , can glvo the result of
our researches into social science , hut
with the fathers and mothers of Iho
future rests the hope of the higher
civilization , it is possible for the race to
attain , through obedience , the law.
The lovers of science como buck to us
from every latitude and longitude bearIng -
Ing the enino message , "all things are
governed by law , " nnd yet man him
self , who holds in his own hand the key
to all knowledge and power , sueius
never to be in unison with the grandcns
of the world in which ho lives.
If nil the thought , the money , the re
ligions , enthusiasm , expended in the
regeneration of the race were now
rightly diverted in the generations of
our descendants , in the ambitions und
environments of parents and children
tno whole face of society might bo
changed before wo celebrate the next
centennial of our natal life. Qutton in
his work on heredity says "our present
civilization is growing too complicated
for our host minds oven to grasp much
loaa to solve ita tangled problems , and
to moot successfully tbo issues of the
OUR STOCK OF
Must be .Closed by April
Wo confidently recommend our now
To our customers , ns the best nrtiolo for
PURITY OF DYE und wearing quali
ties over ottered to the public. We
guiirnntoo them not to stain the foot or
parrnonts , and to withstand the effects
of repeated waah'tiiRS as well as perspir
100 dozen Ladies' Oilvx Black Hose at
5c ; worth 40C ,
50 dozen Ladies' Onyx Black Hose at
35c ; worth 45C ,
50 dozen Ladies' Onyx Black LIoso nt
50c ; forth 60C ,
50 do/.on Ladies1 Onyx Black Uoso nt
6Oc ; worth 75C ,
100 dozen Ladies' Jersey Ribbed
Vests , in cream and white , extra
flue finish , at
25c ; worth 40C ,
DRAPERY DEFT. '
The great Curtain Sale will bo con
tinued nil next wook. Polo and Trim
mings giron with every pair ,
Nottingham Curtains. 08c ; worth 81.23.
l/olo and trimmings froo.
Nottingham curtains , $1.85 ; worth $1.75.
Polo and trimming frco.
Nottingham curtains , 81.73 ; worth82.25.
' Polo and trimmings froo.
Nottingham curtains , &J.23 : worth W.
I'olo and trimmings free.
Nottingham curtains , $2.75 ; worth $3.50.
Polo and trimmings troo.
Nottingham curtains , $3.25 } worth $1,25.
Polo and trimmings free.
Nottingham curtains , $1.60 ; worth $0.
Polo and trimmings frco.
Nottingham curtains , So ; worth $3.50 ,
Polo and trimmings frco.
Nottingham curtains , $7 ; worth 80.25 ,
Polo and trimmings froo.
Nottingham curtains , $8.60 ; worth $10.50
Polo and trimmings froo.
23 places Coringa. Just the thing for
Sash Curtains. Uoautlful flguroa at 20c.
This takes the place of drapery Bilks.
Wo are also showing an elegant line
Lof Draperies at specially reduced prices
for this sale.
French Sateens at 19c.
1 case French Sateens , best quality ,
nice styles , at lOd ; worth 5o and 40c.
On Monday wo will offer our entire
stock of Foster 5 and 7 hook gloves at
75c. Those are Foster's first quality ,
price $2.25 , but our customers are qulto
tired of the lacing gloves and wo fmvo
determined to close thorn out. They ar < S
In perfect order.
Wo will also offer on that day our
Trofousso gloves at OSo : they are worth
81.GO. and the Courvosler undressed at
81.48 , worth $2 , and the $2.25 gloves for
$1.05. Como early , when you can got
waited on , as tboro is sure to bo a rush
at these prices. No glove-fitted that
day. - _ _ _ _ _ _ - _
60 dozen Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Bnl-
briggan Vests at i5o ! ; the best bar-
pain over offered to the public.
These goods are worth 65o. Mon
day's price 35o.
Mail Orders Promptly Filled ,
hour humanity must bo lifted up a few
degrees , as speedily us possible. " And
where must this radical work begin ?
There is no hope of improvement in
our political , religious or social life , but
in the education and development of a
higher type of children. The most
dilllcult lesson to impress on any mind ,
is the extent of individual Iniluenco ,
and parents , above all others , resist the
belief that their children are exactly
what they make them , no moro , no less ,
like produces like. The origin of ideas
was long a disputed point with different
schools of philosophers. Locke took
the ground that the mind of
every child born Into the world ,
is like a piece of blank paper that
you may write thoroou whatever you
will. But science has proved that such
idealists as Descartes were nearer right ;
that the human 'family came into the
world with ideas , with marked indi
vidual proclivities ; that the prenatal
conditions have more influence than all
the education that comes after.
The work henceforth is the develop
ment of the powers bound up in that
now-born , and no other possibilities can
over be added.
If family peculiarities are transmitted
to the third and fourth generation , the
grandson , clothed with the sumo gait ,
gesture , raoilo of thought and expres
sion ns the grandfather ho lias never
soon , it is evident that ouch individual
may reap some advantage and develop
ment from those predecessors wlioso
lives in all matters , great
and small , are governed by
law , by a conscientious eonso of duty ;
not by feeling , chance or appetite. If
there is a cliws of educators who need
special preparation for their high and
holy duties it IB those who assume the
responsibilities of parents , Shall they
give less thought to immortal beings
than the artist to his landscape or
statue ? \Vo wander through the gal
leries in the old world and lingorboforo
tlie works of the great masters , trans
fixed with the grace and beauty of the
ideals that surround us. And with
equal preparation greater than these
are possible in living , brnathinghuman-
ity. Go in imagination from the gallery
to the studio of the poor
artist ; watch him through the
restless dayn und weeks us
ho struggles with the conception of
Homo grand ideal , and then HOC how
patiently ho moulds , and remoulds the
clay , and when nt laat through wonry
yearn , the block of marble is trans
formed into an nngol of light , ho wor
ships it. and weeps that he cannot
breathe into it the breath of life , and
lot by his side , are growing up immor
tal beings , to whom tin has never given
one-half the care and thoughtbsBtownd
on the silent ones that grace his walls ,
And yet the mime devotion , to n high
ideal of human character , would soon
give the world , a generation of
saints und scholars of scientists
and statesmen of glorified
humanity such as the world has not yet
soon. Many good people lose heart in
trying to improve their surroun'ditigs ,
booauBo , they say , the influence
of ono amounts to so littln. He-
member it wau by the patient toil of
generations that the Colossus of
Rhodes , Diana's Temple at Kphomis ,
the Mausoleum at Hullcarnasstis , the
Pyramids of Ugypt , the Pharos at Al
exandria , the Iluiiging fiurJsns ut
Babylon , the Olympian /.ous the so von
wonders of the world grow day by
day into enduring monuments to the
greatness of humanity. By Individual
ollort the grand result utts ut last
So the ideal manhood aifd woman
hood , BO earnestly prophesied und
worked for , will become living realities
in the future.
Remember it took SOO yours to build
an Egyptian pyramid. Allowing font
generations to a century , wo have
twelve generations of men , wha
passed their lives in that onu
achievement. Was not the work
of those who first evened the ground
and laid the foundation stones as im
portant as of those who laid the cap
stones at last ? Lot us , then , begin in
our day , by the discussion of those vital
principles of social science , to oven the
ground and lay the foundation slonei
for Iho greatest wonder the world is
yet to see a man in whom the appe
tites , the passions , the emotions , are all
hold in allegiance to their rightful sov
ereign reason. The true words and
deeds of successive generations will
build up this glorified humanity , fuiror
than any Parian monument , grandof
than any colossal sculpture of the east ,
more exalted than spire , or tower , ot
dome , boundless in capacity , in asplra *
tlon , limitless ns space.
II CADY STANTON.
Lots of pcoplo are , Inconsistent enough U
expect a imilo to bavo horse sense.
Queen Victoria Is buying her spring clotlior
in Paris. Has her credit m London given out (
In all probability the brightest of vegetables <
bles is the onion. It nt any rate has the most
Appenrnncos nro > sometimes deceiving' ,
Egs ( nro not strong , yet they , do well In i
Tbo trouble with dancing clubs is that t hey
bnvo too many round dances and two fovt
Hevciiuo oulcors usually keep close to tin
customs of tin ) country , chiefly because it U
their duty to do so.
C I muii coy M. Dopow calls Senator Kvarta
tbo "maximum of the mental and the mini
mum of the adipose. "
Tboro Is very llttlo profit In manufacturing
strawberry boxes for the trado. Tba
bottoms como too high ,
Tbo modern line of beauty Is the curve on
pitched ball. Hogarth drew pretty well , bui
a $10,000 battery can boat him.
"That man expects to rlso high in the
world. " "Indeed ! n what wayl" "Well ,
lie's workjng to perfect a flying machine. "
There Is u skcloton'in the closet of a certain
tain Now York historical institution. P. T
Uiiriinui has donated to it tUo bones of
It Is all well enough to say thcro Is noth
ing In a nnmo ; but suppose a man named
Slaughter should start n summer hotel and
call It the Slaughter house I
There are 11,000 remedies for dlsoasa
luiown to modlcul Bclonco , and a man gen
on-.lly has tbo most of them suggested to
him whenever ho hai n boll.
Now York Is n fanhlon center , Boston a
literary center. Chicago n pork center , and
Washington Is fast achieving notoriety as a
iio.io and oar-pulling center.
A Hiiltimoro hardware merchant engaged
In the turf business , mid made an assign
ment. The turf biulucKB only drives well
with any ether business tandem the other
The tltlu of the duke of Buckingham U ox-
tlnct. It lias boon a long time since the tltlo
figured In any cnnr.plciioun way In history.
Thcru was about us much reason for Its con
tinuation as llir.ro U In the ourlof n pig's tail.
The American opera company IB an opera
company , H begins In the same old wnv
changing the programme Just before- the cur
tain goo up. A man never knows what to
oxpeut when ho buys a seat In advance ( or an
Now that Milwaukee U coming rapidly to
the front as tlio fiivorlto place for elopers to
got marrlod Its close proximity to Chicago is
Just the thing for the latter city , as a couple
can got married In Milwaukee ut 3 a. in. ,
take ttin train for Chicago , and arrive there
In tlmoto get n divorce before breakfast ,
'I ho Now MlnlHtcr lu
Philadelphia Times. Allen Thora-
tiiko lUco iu ono of the richest writer
in the United Statoa. Ho is but thirty-
three , handsome and a baoholor , Ho
has a stable ot fast horbos , a Btoam
yacht , a New York mansion and ft
iago at Tuxedo Park.