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AFTER THE RAIK.
All day above the tired earth had lain.
Haeless and ffrsy, the fnneral pall of cloud;
All day the sudden sweeps of chilling rain
Had broken, fkful. from the lowering shroud;
All day tho dreary Bobbins: of the breeze
Had sounded sadly from the yellowing trees.
At once the trailing wind roe high and higher.
Roaslncto fl&th and foam the sullen sea;
And the great forest, like ag ant lyre,
Echoed the keynote of tbe harmony:
It lurled the clou's before it like a tent.
And, lot the sunshine dizzied from the rent
And all the wet world gladdened to the ray,
As tear -dimmed eyes gleamed to a loving word;
Answering its call out-laughed the weary day,
As a fond slave springs joyrul to her lord.
Forgotten chill and drkues4, douM and fear,
"Absent, I droap 1 Joy, forthou art hen.!"
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ON TBE MOUNTAIN.
BY SOJTMX CAEOLINX SMITH.
The early dawn on the mountain.
The earth-dawn in the dsw.
The gray of the nin's up glowing
Lighting the world anew,
The opl and rose of tbe dawning.
The peace of the rapture filled blue.
Strong grows thelieht of the morning,
Clear on tbe mountain . death.
Silent lh hearts that love-watchicg
Know wlut the angel saith.
That waits for the anguish of praying
O'er Ups that are passioned ur breath.
The shadow falls hale in passing,
Eternal comes the dawn.
The peace ot the jplriu's rose-visions
Rests on the fleh withdrawn;
Strong, clear, grows the light of the morning,
The soul of tae soldi r is gone.
Death and the Soldier.
The name of the hero of thh. pathetic story is
not given, but eery reader will know who is
meant. We regret that we cannot give the
writer's name. We found the story in a country
. paper credited to z.
A soldier who had won imperishable
fame on the battlefields of his country,
was confronted by a gaunt stranger, clad
all in black and wearing an impenetra
"Who are you that you dare to block
my way?'' demanded the soldier.
Then the stranger drew aside his
mask and the soldier knew that he was
"Have vou come for me?" asked the
soldier. "If so I will not go with you; so
go your wav alone."
But Death held out his bony hand and
bpckoned to the soldier.
"No," cried the soldier, resolutely; "my
time is not come. See, here are the
histories I am writing no hand but
mine can finish them I will not go till
they are done!"
"I have hidden by your side day and
night," said Death; "I have hovered
about you on a hundred battlefields, b it
no sight of me could chill your heart till
now, and now I hold vou in niy power.
And with these words Death seized
upon the soldier and strove to bear him
hence, but the soldier struggled so des
perately that he prevailed against Death
and the strange phantom departed
alone. Then when be had gone the sol
dier found upon hi3 throat the imprint
of Death's ciuel fingers so fierce had
been the struggle. And nothing could
wash away the marks nay, not all the
skill of the world could wash them away,
for they were disease, lingering, agoniz
ing, fual disease. But with quiet valor
the soldier returned to his histories, and
for many days thereafter he toiled upon
them as the last and best work of his
"How pale and thin the soldier is get
ting," said the people. "His hair whiten
ing and his eyes are wear-. He should
not have undertaken the histories the
labor is kiling him."
They did n ..t know of his struggle with
Death, nor had they seen the marks up
on the soldier's throat. But the physi
cians who came to him and saw "the
marks of Death 's cruel fingers, shook
their heads and said the soldier could
not live to complete the work upon
which his whole heart was set. And
the soldier knew it, too, and many a
time he paused in his writing and laid
his pen aside and bowed his head upon
his hands, and strove for consolation in
the thought of the great fame he had
already won. But there was no consola
tion in all this. So when Death came a
second time he found the soldier weak
and trembling and emaciated.
"It would be vain of you to struggle
with me now," said Death. "My poison
is in your vein, and see, my dew is on
your "brow. But you are a brave man
and I will not bear you with me till you
have asked one favor, which I will
"Give me an hour to ask tbe favor."
saia tne soldier, mere are so many
things my history and all give me an
hour" that I may decide what I shall
And as Death tarried the soldier com
municated with himself. Before he
closed his eyes forever what boon should
he ask of Death. And the soldier's
thoughts sped back over the years and
his whole life came to him like a light-ninflash-the
companionship and smiles
of kings, the glories of government and
political power, the honor of peace, and
joy of conquest, the din of battle, the
sweets of quiet home life upon the west
ern prarie, the gentle devotion of a wife,
the clamor of a noisy boy and the face
of a little girl ah, there his thoughts
lingered and clung.
'Time to complete our work our
books our histories," counciled Ambi
tion. "Ask Death for time to do this
last and crowning act of our great life."
But the soldier's ears were deaf to the
cries of Ambition; they heard another
Toice the voice of the soldier's heart
-and the voice whispered "Nellie Nellie
Nellie." That was all no other words
but those, and the soldier struggled to
his feet, and stretched forth his hands
and called to . Death, and hearing him
calling, Death, came and stood before
my choice," said the
knee many and many a time while his
rough hands weaved prairie flowers in
her soft, fair curls. And the soldiercall
1 far "Npllift now. inst sn ha did then.
when she sat on his knee and prattled of
her dolls. This is the way of the human
It having been noised about that the
soldier was dying and that Nellie bad
been sent across the sea, all the people
vied with each other in soothing the last
moments of the famous man, for he was
beloved by all and all were bound to hun
by bonds of patriotic gratitude, since he
nad Deen so Drave a soiaier upon
battlefields of his country. But the sol
dier did not heed their words of sym
pathy; the voice of fame, which in the
past had Btirred a fever in his blood and
fallen mo3t pleasantly upon his ear3
awakened no emotion in his bosom now.
The soldier thought only of Nellie, and
he awaited her coming. .
An old comrade came and pressed his
hand, and talked of the times when
they went to the ars together; and the
old comrade told of this battle and of
that, and how such a victory was won
and how euc a city taken. But the sol
dier's ears heard no sound of battle now,
and his eyes could see no flash, of sabre
or smoke of war.
So the people came and spoke words
of veneration and love and hope, and so
with quiet fortitude, but with a hungry
heart, the soldi r waited for Nellie, his
She came across the broad, tempestu
ous ocean. The gulls flew far out from
land and told the winds, and the winds
blew further still and said: "Speed on 0
ship! speed on in tny swilt, straight
course, for you are bearing a treasure to
a father's heart!'
Then the ship leaped forward in her
pathway, and the waves werevery still,
and the winds kept whispering: Speed
on, 0 ship," till at last the ship was come
to port and the little girl v, as clasped in
the soldier's arms.
Then for a season the soldier seemed
quite himself again, and people said "he
will live," and they praed that he
might. But their hopes and prayers
were vain. Death's seal was on the sol
dier a d there was no release.
The last days of the soldier's life were
the most beautiful of all but what a
mockery of ambition and fame, and all
the grand pretentious things of life they
were! They were the triumph of a hu
man heart, and what is better or purer
or sweeter than that?
No thought of the hundred battlefields
upon which hi3 valor had shown con
spicuous came to the soldier now nor
the echo of his eternal fame nor even
yet the murmurs of a sorrowing people.
Nellie was by his side, and his hungry,
fainting heart fed on her dear love and
his soul went back with her to the years
Away beyond the western horizon
upon the prairie stands a little home
over which the vines trail. All about it
is the tall, waving grass, and over yon
der is the s ale wuh a legion of chatter
ing black b rds perched on the swaving
reeds and rushes. Bright wild flowers
bloom on every side, the qua;l whistle
on the pasture fence, and from his home
in the chimney corner tbe cricket tries
to chirrup an echo to the lonely bird a
call. In this little prairie hom we see
a man holding on his knee a little girl,
who is telling him of her plav as he
smoothes her fair curls or strokes her
tinv velvet hands; or perhaps she is
singing him one of her baby songs, or
asking him strange questions of the great
wide world that is new to her; or per
haps he binds the wild flowers she has
brought into a little nosegav for her new
gingham dress, or but we see it all, and
so, too, does the soldier, and so does
Nellie, and so they hear the black bird's
twitter and the quail's shrill call and
the cricket's faint echo, and all about
them is the sweet, subtle, holy fragrance
And so at last when Death came and
the soldier fell asleep forever, Nellie, his
little girl, was holding his hand and
whispering to him of those days. Hers
were the last words he heard, and by
the smile that rested on his face when
he was dead you might have thought
the soldier was dreaming of a time when
Nellie prattled on his knee and bade him
weave the wild flowers in her curls.
grasses. The result mnti neceaaruy M fiAx
many of the cattle would perish
on the line of msrca and those
Qnally reaching the northern ranges, would be
in such enfceb.ed condition as to be unable to
withstand the rigors of tne nonnem winter, to
which they axe unaccustomed. W e desire to em
phasize the statement by a furthtr ikei: ibat
the atreams ana water holes along the trail are all
lower at this season than at any other, and many
of them are entirely dry. That the distance re
quired to be traveled dv the cattle to these u w
langesiafromSOOto 1,200 miles. That the uni
versal custom of those engaged in the business of
driving cattle from the Indian Territory and
Tezes i orthward, is to start them in no cat laitr
than April. Experience has shown that cattle
put upon the northern range later than August
15th are so reduced by the long drives that tney
are unable U gain strength to endure the early
PIxth A large proportion of the cattle affected
by the order have been brought into the Indian
lermory this year from Texas. I he quarantine
laws of Kansas. Colorado and New Mexico rig
idly forbid the admission of such cattle into or
their transit across tdtir territory prior to Decem
ber 1st. We resptetlully refer you to the recent
proclamation of the governor of Kansas in this
Seventh The bove are a portion of the diffi
culties which confuse us.
There are othtr leatures oi the subject which
commend themselves to tbe executive consideia
tion, among which is the 'act that the rental for
all these lands have been paid to the first of No
vember of this year. No amount of dnigtnce
will enable us to gather up all the cattle during
the time allowed, ana the result must be that the
uncollected portion will bi lett on the range un
protected by theu owneis and su j;Ck to the dtp
redations of the Indians.
In conclusion we respectfully state, this memo
rial is directed, not ujrainst the policy which has
been adopted, but against the time whicn has
been allowed us to conform thereto. e o a y
solicit that measure of protection to our property
which is ac ordei to other e tablihed interests
The enforcement ot the present onltr can omy
result in tbe great injury to ourselves as well as
toothers with whom we have b-siiess relatione
W e therefore respectfully ask for such time to re
move our c ttle as the above fac show to b
Tne memorial is signed by the hey
enue and Arapahoe cattle compmy, Hun
Ida Evans the Standard Cattle
company, L E. Moore. Seth Mabry, Newman A.
Fair, S. V- Bngg. J-mes Morrisou, Y E Malla!
ry, the Wood-Bugby C ttle company. Underwood
Clark, E Feulon, iJickry Bn. the Wichita Cattle
company, and the Towney Cat le company.
Mayor Moore, representing the business men of
Kan-as City, presented a number ot reso utions
adopted at a recent meeting held in that city. He
saia he beli-ved the removal of the cattle at th.s"
time would result iu great iujury to the entire
Col. Denman said he spoke as one interested.
He thought the n. moral would result in a loss
of over a half to the interest oi those owniae cattle.
The caultmeu understand their business, they
underhand it better tbau army omeers, better
than President Cleveland. they know what
could be dune, the cattlemen had gone into tae
Territory wah the encouragement of Sec
retarr feller. He had written letters
favoring them The leases had passed
Irom the origiual hands into the hinds cf corpo
rations ana many widows and orphnns who have
interests in these corporauons woul i be the los jr.
Forty days would not be more tban time euouga
to buy horses ani employ men and get thing m
shape to make the removal. The cattlemen ask
ed tnat they might be allowed until spring time
to d lve their cattle.
Dr. Morrison Munford, manager of the Kansas
City Times, was introduced to the president as
one ho a' ways opposed the leasing ot tne land-.
He said that he had been opposed to such
pracuces. and was opposed to th m now, but
business mterts b demanded that consideration
fchould be giveu to men who were thus ord-red
to leave tne resei ations. Kansas City would be
injured bj sucn a removal, and he feared that a
panic would be the r.sultof the immediate tn
fo cemeiitofthe order.
Does he himself believe in Bach an as
tounding state of affairs?.
Bat this is not all; there remains an
other point to be considered. It iB fair
tp presume that if a man lives to be say
50 years old, that he has oaased the pe
riod of greatest danger; "that, in other
words, incurable and fatal drunkenness
develops and slays somewhere between
the ages of 20 and 50. An occasional case
may occur below or beyond these limits,
but common sense will sunnnrr th triov
in general. Now, how many deaths of
popi uer ou years oia occurred in the
year mentioned? Exactly 180,157. Sup
pose these all deducted from the grand
total, and we have precisely 178,736
deaths between the ages of 20 and 50,
and half these being considered as men,
on the principle of offsetting unfortunate
women against temperance men, there
remain only 89,363 deaths for the vear
out of which to peODle the 60.000 rlrnnk-
Xne figures look absurd, as they are,
when put to the test of accurate knowl
edge. There is no doubt a lamentable
amount of drunkenness in the country,
ana inousanos ot promising lives are an
nually wrecked. Nay, more; many hun
dreds of deaths ensue directly, and others
indirectly, from the excessive use of
alcoholic drinks. The actual number of
deaths directly resulting from this cause
in the year referred to were, males, 1,338,
females 254. These figures are frightful
enough, in all conscience, and they need
no embellishment, no rhetoric tropes or
loose exaggerations to intensify their
horror, particularly as they may, per
haps, be fairly doubled in allowing for
the deaths that wnisky caused indirect
ly. Let Brother Jones picture in his fer
vid language an entire congregation as
large as that which listened to the ser
mon quoted going down annually into
this pit of destruction and he will need
no stronger argument. But exaggeration
is always weakness.
STILL TO THE FRONT!
The President Stands Firm.
asked Death with a
"1 have made
"No, not them' said the soldiv "but
my little girl my Nellie 1 Give me a
lease of life till I have held her in my
arms, and then come for me and I will
fca.Then Death's hideous aspect was
changed; his stern features relaxed and
a look of pity came upon them. And
Death said "It shall be so," and saying
that he went his way.
Now the so dier's child was far away
many, many leagues from where the sol
dier lived, beyond a broad tempestuous
ocean. She was not as you might sup
pose, a little child, although the soldier
spoke of her as such. She was' a wife and
a mother: vet even in her womanhood
she was to the soldier's heart the same (
Washington, August -J, The president to-day
informed a delegation reprtsentiug tne cattlemen
that he would no: modny his recent order for
the removal ot the cattle irom the leased lands
and rapahoe reservation within forty days from
tne date of his pioclamation.
1 he delegation consisting of Senator Cockrell
and Bepr tentative Jehu M. Glover, of Missouri,
K. D. Hunter, C C. Rainwater, W. B Ihompson.
and Seth Mabrey. C. Waid. T. B Ballene. and
Dr. M Munford, of Kansas City, Mr. Torrey. of
rro laeuce, m. i , iajl u jj. uenman.
of wasuingtou, and G. R Peck, of Topeka,
cal ed at tne wnite House at 4 p. m , and met the
president in the library. Senator Cockrell In
troduced ei-Representauve holla d, who present
ed to the president the follow, mc memorial on
behalf oi the parties lnttresttd.
"Ou behalf of the lessee of lands in theJChey
eme and Arapahoe reservation in the Indian
Territory, we respectfully submt the lollowing
We do not doubt that it is the desire
of the government to deal equitably with this
question, in its re ations to all parties, and those
who have occnp.ed the te ritoiy by ihe ieas for
two and a half j ears, by the permission and au
thori y of tne government are entitled 10 a re
sonablfc period for tbe removal ot their property.
I he leases Were in every casj made with th
knowlege of the then secretaiy of the intenor.and
wtre ku omitted to him and leceived from him
every sanction, except the formal and technical
amx of hisi nature and seal.
Se ona Unde these circumstances the lessees
of the lands in question have placed upon them &
laive nu iter oi cattle, estimate J at noiles than
230 000 bead. I aadit ou to tne value of the cat
tle we call your a te .tion to the lunher invest
ment in rane improvements, fenciug, corrals
and all the elon lugs ot so x eusive a bos ness.
The agcre ate of value anected by t e extensive
oner may therefore be ttated roundly at over
Third The area of the land affected by the pro
posed a.tiou is between 3S0.COJ ana 390 oou acres.
This acreage being stocked to itsgr&ziux capacity
by the number of anima's stated, an equal
amount cf laud is required for the subsistence of
the animals elsewhere, and among the most se
rious of the questions buadenly foiced upon us,
where can this amount of laud te found all i he
adjacent territory being fully ttocaed. It cannot
be found by dm ing tne cattle back to Texas
whence many of them came and the remote
ranges of Wyoming. Montana ajd Dakota
can alone provide for their herds.
Foutth It is absolutely impossible to secure
and locate land in these territory a within the
tune ailowtd. were it practicable to find water in
these terri'ories a ready occupied. It is impossi
Dle to gather the cattle scattered upon their pres
ent ranges and move them north at this season
of the vear. The caatle cannot be driven in
herds exceeding tnree thousand, and it lequires
twelve men ana sixty horses to handle such
It will, therefore, be reen that to more the
entire number of cattle affected by the executive
order, an aggregate ton-e of 1.000 me a aud 5 uoj
horses must immediately b: collected. Tnisi-
utterly impossible at this seaacn of the year, when
tne range wo r is at in greatest activity, ana ex
perienced herdsmen are fully employed. ASe
nave but few mea at the present lime, having our
ranges enclosed by fences and not requiring nerd-en.
Fifth Tbe drive from the ranges nowoccnpled,
to new ones in the northern lexritoiies cannot be
m tde in Uas than four to five months. In moving
the cattle from their present locations suousrance
must be found alone the wnole line thev traven:
audit is well known to cattlesaen that at this ad-
"This application as I understand it'" said the
president after Dr. Munfon hed seat d himae f,
'is that the cattle be al owed to remain ou the
rcervatiou until next spring?" Col. Denman,
reprtsentiug one of tnelrn.est ranches on the
reserva ion, replied: "We w ill ino eat once a d
mafee such progress a-. v,e cau. W'e esk time
until spring in w hi 'h to hnish He business. W e
are determined to ge: ou: as soon as we can."
there U one point that 'eems to escape your at
tention, gentlemen." the president said. ' that
point is tefore my e e aud its public lufcrest. W e
nave lateiv seeu wnat u ar cau be created bv
thirty or fyrt I adians. W ithiu tw o hours a let
ter has come to my dei. from tne governor of
Kansas urging toas the troopj on the border of
tnat -tate should uot be withdrawn. The high
est officer m tDe army, one experienced in In
dian affairs reports the situition in tbe terntorv
and siys that the causa of the irrita
tion is the pre-euce cf the cattle
men. a. pect on of the country containing 4..M),
000 acres was s;t apait for the Indians only o e
tentn J2o.0i.-0 acres is left. Ihey aie crowded
down to theagen.ie. Some of this may have
bien secured with the consent of the Indians. It
is apparent to me, as it is to you, that this state of
anairs cann t continue. Two iuteres s
are in conflict; which shall give way?
On one side we have public peace, puolic securi
ty and the safety of lives; on the otner side your
ui!eiets. Tne lormer, gentlemen, must ba con
sidered, though private interests sufler. The
question of puttiDg off this removal until next
spring is noi admissible. The order cannot be
medined. I want to see soma diligence
m complying wita the order. Twelve days nae
passed. Precious time is lost Au eflort -was
made after the order was issued to secure an ex
tension of time. A dispatch was sent saying in
the mo't positive terms that the order could not
be modified. Here you are after twelves dajs
have passed. If any indulgence i shown it must
be an application iu specific cases with evidence
that au efior; has been made to comply
wi h the order If your iuterests led jou
out of the Territory instead of in, I cannot help
out mint you would una some way out in tne
specified time. I wisn you would co-operate and
tale hold snd try to get the cattle off. rio argu
ment will induce me to change what has been
done. Some loss and inconvenience will no
doubt follow, but the e is an interts greattr than
yours, which must receive attention."
Ir-e delegate s, upon the conclu ion of the
pnsident s ie;ly, left the executive mansion.
"Thete's cold comfort in his words," said one
of the mct promiiunt cattlemen, ts Le walked
through the white house urounda to the street
"W'e walxtd up and we walked down," replied
another, The msjoaty of the delegation started
for home tc-n gat. lhey are unanimous that
the cattle cannot be removed without great
pecuniary loss in the forty days' limit.
FIGURES ABOUT INTEMPERANCE.
The Fiction Concerning- the Sixty Thousand
Men That Annually Die of Drunkenness.
St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
Brother Sam Jones, in speaking of the
sin of intemperance, said:
"Oh, the sin of intemperance! Look
at that tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys
are marching sixty thousand every year
into drunkards' graves. And as this six
ty thousand this year go down into
drunkards' graves, the recruiting officers
of hell are recruiting this army from our
boys. That boy of yours, that boy of
ours, is marching into the ranks to fill
them up, and in less than ten years from
to-day your boy will step down and out
yonder to a grave and a drunkard's
grave and a drunkard's hell."
Now, if this meanBanythingmorethau
a mere piece of pointless hortation, it is
a grave assertion tnat 6U,0UU men annual
ly die of drunkenness in the United
States. Let us see how such a statement
will look when placed in juxtaposition
with the actual vital statistics of the conn
try, as exhibited in the last decennial
census. Tne total population on June
1,1850, was 50,155,783, and the total
deaths for the year ending that day
were 756,893, or an average of 15.C9 per
1,000 living. Of this large number who
died large in fact though small in per
centage there died under 5 years of age
302,6ii4, too young, we presume, to be
classed ai drunkards, while the total of
deaths under 20 years, were 308.000 ex
actly. Deduct these latter figures from
trie segregate of all ages, and the re
mainder, constituting nearly all those of
what may be called of drunkable age, is
only 356,893, of whom more than half
were females, and many thousands pro
fessed temperance people. But say, for
simplicity of calculation, and setting off
the temperance people against the drunk
en women, that 180,000 of these were
men, it would then appear.takin? Brother
Jones' statement as true, that one ont of
eery tnree men buried annually in the
Anecdotes cr ilenry Clay.
Detroit Free Press.
"Henry Clay was one of the most fas
cinating men I ever met," said Norman
J. Emmons to a reporter for the Detroit
Free Pres3. "Your speaking of Niagara
Falls reminds me of the time I met nim
there, away back in '49. I was then
pretty young in the profession, with no
Very great income, and Joe Clark's invi
tation to spend a few days at the falls
was hailed by me with all the satisfac
tion in the world.
"Joe's father was Lot Clark, proprie
tor of the Cataract house, and the owner
of a big slice of other Niagara Falls prop
erty. When I arrived there I found
that among the personal guests, of the
elder Clark were Henry Clay and his
son's wife. You may imagine that to
live in the house with the great Ken
tuckian, to be in his society daily, and
to be talked to by him, was a bonanza
What was Clay like?"
"Well, it is a hard matter to describe
him adequately, for words can never
paint the exqaisite charm of his man
ner. Before I had been with him long
I understood his extraordinary power
with the public, but it is impossible for
to analyze it. In stature he was very
tall, over six feet; his bearing was erect,
his face was thin and his nose aquiline,
Every movement was the perfection of
grace, and with that he unconsciously
united a commanding dignity that
bespoke the innate greatness of the man.
"His voice! Ah, that was wonderful!.
I nave never heard another like it
melodious, sonorous, rich. Every tone
was perfectly modulated, and it fell upon
the ear with a sound sweeter than silver
bells. His; estures not that studied,
oratorical gestures, but thoss which he
habitually but involuntarily made in
conversation were hardly less expres
sive man nis marvelous voice, l ou may
think that I am drawing on my imagi
nation, or that I am overenthusiastic,
but it is a fact that in all my career I
never met another man with such win
ning ways, such magnetism and charm
as Clay's. He was impressive, too, even
in his gallantries.
"I remember that one of the ladies at
the Cataract house on that occasion was
Miss Elliott, daughter of Judge Elliott,
who presided over a large judicial dis
trict in Canada. She was a beautiful
girl, not more than 17 or 18 years of
age neither child nor woman. Her
hair was raven black, and worn in nat
ural curls longer than any others I ever
saw. She was tall, too, and superbly
formed. Her education was remarka
ble, and she attracted Mr. Clay's atten
tion. He said to me one evening: 'Em
mons, who is your friend, the young
ladv with the beautiful curls?'
"That, Mr. Clay, is Miss Elliott, of j
Canada, I replied. 'Ill go fetch her.'
"By no means, my dear boy, I'll go to
her, was the gallant' response, and tak
ing my arm he crossed over with me to
where the lady stood, and was
presented to her. Considering the fact
tnat ne was tne lion of tne hour, an old
man full of humors and the idol of thous
ands.this characteristic little bit of good
breeding has always seemed to me worth
"A few days later I had an equally
striking illustration of Mr. Clay's im
pressiveness. I had gone out early one
morning to the falls, and while contem
plating them I felt the approach of some
body. There was no sound, not even a
shadow, to warn me; but I knew that
some one was at hand. I did not change
my position nor look around, but pres
ently I felt a hand laid on my shoulder.
f think no word was spoken for possibly
ten seconds. Then Mr. Clay (for it wss
he) said simply: 'This scene fills" me
with unceasing wonder and admiration.'
"His voice, the solemn and majestic
import of his words (as he uttered them)
and the sudden rush of feeling which
the scene, the presence and the senti
ment invoked, made me appreciate the
littleness of a man and the greatness of
God more than anything else in life
MORGAN & DANN,
Have just received their Fall and Winter Stock of
ry Goods and Notions
"We Have the Largest and Best Selected Stock of
CapSiGloves, Underwear Blankets
EVER BROUGHT TO THIS CITY.
-OUR STOCK OF-
FLANNELS & SUITINGS
CANNOT BE EXCELLED.
Come and Examine Our Stock. No Trouble to Show Goods.
WE ALSO HAVE THE MOST COMPLETE STOCK OF
rrsr THE CITT.
WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD
M0MN & DAffi
RolciBcs Don Soath.
Lehxgtoit, Kt. -Mr. John T. Bruce, oi
the United States Revenue Collectort
Office, informed an editor of the Daily
Fret, of thiscity, that for seven yean he
Buffered terribly from rheumatism in hii
ankle, which most of the time was swol
len to two or three times itg natural fixe,
and was so painful that he could not pat
his foot on the ground. After trying ev
ery thing he could think of without ob
taining relief, he at;i0 o'clock one morn
ing applied St. Jacob's Oil, and shortly
afterwards made two farther applica
cationa. At three o'clock that afternoon
the pain was gone; the swelling also dis
appeared, and the core was as permanent
as it was quick,
Cold water Star. The best church build
ing in this county is the one now being
100,000 FEET OF LUMBER.
Go and Look Before Buying, for it is the
Best ever Brought to This
Plenty of Corn, Oats and General Feed. Best
of Coal always on Hand.
BIG REDUCTION IN COAL
United States fills a drunkard's grave, bultbj the U.B. in Christ at this place.
Rock Springs Lump,
Rock Springs Nat,
CASH PAID FOR WHEAT AND RYE.
Remember, that after January 1st, I will
. Sell for Cash only. Don't forget it
F. O. ELLSWORTH.