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A Family Newspaper, Devoted to Home Interests, Politics, Agriculture, Science, Art, Poetry, Etc.
VOLUME XTT.
WELLINQTON, OHIO, THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1879.
NUMBER 33.
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BUSINESS CARDS.
ATTORNEYS.
J. H. DICKSON.
A TTORNEY-AT-LAW. Wellington. O.
W. F. HERRICK. ,
ATTORNEY and Coonse .11. r Law
Benedict's block, xd floo l, H i ngton.
. u. ommx. . : . umclxar,
.JOHNSON McLEAN.
A TTORNEYS and Cm nation at Law
a a. uuice no. 1 Miuney Block
NOTARY PUBLIC.
J.W. HOUGHTOJT;
ROTARY' PUBLIC Office in Hough
XX. ton's Iug Store, East 8ide Public
square.
- ARTHUR W. NICHOLS,
"MOT ART' PUBLIC. Loan and Cellectioa
jjl Arfrat. Boaioest entrusted to my care
will rereiro prompt attention. With Jobn-
aoa ft HCUirno. 1 Mwy s Block, Elyria.
V..'; PHYSICIANS. ,
r. 'DR. J. .BT78T,
HOMffiOPATHIST.' Residence and of
. fit. West Side Public Sqoare. , :
. DR. R. HATHAWAY,, ;
-rroVaiOPATHIC Physician and Sur-
XX : sean, ,-Unwv at resKlencs. west aula
Sally 8ifet, Wellington, Objo.
FLOUR, KEKDv ETC. t
a TJB. B..HAUN.O'f
TYrV , Hoar. F--d. Grain. SexU. Salt.
U v' . Etc WarvhooM. Wart Side
Kaijr root, Wellington, ' Ohio "p .
h J TfW?11 SHOP. . j v '
IF YOU WNT a tnttUu Share, Hair
Cot, or Shamcon, call at Robinson's O.
KtRhanrniir Saloon,- Liberty Stnet. A lull
aaaortment of Hair Oils. Potnadrs And Hair
Restoratives." ' We also keep the bet Hrand
of Basons, and warrant thiu. Bum honed
or ground to older., E, T. ROBINSON.
riJLNING MILL. V
W ELLINGTON' PLANING MILU
II - MAnafactonm and daaler in Sash,
Doors, Blinds, Bfaketa, Battinaa, Lumber,
Shinirien Lath, Cbeeaaand Butter Boom.
Scroll Hnwiog,, Matching and PUniu( done
to older.0 D. L. Wadswotth. Prop. Office,
near isUroad depot. r" - " -
' 'LUMBER YARD.
-rll. WADS WORTH SON,;
Dealers is Iamber. Lath, Shinftee, Doors,
Sash, Blinds, Mouldings, and Dressed
Lauaber of all sorts. - Yard near Hamlin's
IWd Store, W-Uingtaw, Ohio.
JEWELER.
j J.. H. WIGHT,
DEALER IN Clocks, Wstche, Jewelry.
Silverwaie, Gold Pens, etc. aTSUop
in Hoogtitoo's Drag Stoie. '
iftC- TAILORS."
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ERCHANT TAILOR, in Union Block.
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BANK.
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.. Ohio. Does a general tanking busi
ness. Bays snd seDs N. Y. Erchaoge, Got.
, arnment . onds, etc 8. 8. Warner, , Presi
dent, R. A. Horr, Cashier. ., j
PH0TOGBA1 HER.
"PHOTOGRAPHER. Gallery in Arnold's
".Tf JT--;Biick. Wellington, Ohio. '
, PRINTING.
BRINO:YOUR PRINTING -to the En
terprise Office, All kinds oT printing
d.oe nesy and promtly. - OfHw West 8idV
Pnbtio-fiaarsi oyer Houghton's Drug Store.
V'-i" 'V.-i-y- WELLs,.. -.- -i .
SADDLER AND HARN BESS MAKER.
-.Th he. arorkni- employrd. and culy
the beat stock nard. All work ilone nnder
any 'immediate aanervisioa. North aide Me
chanic si rrer. 11-15-ly
BOOTS AND 3H0EP.
wr n. ASHFORD".
MANUFACTURER and Deale in Boot,
and Shms aul all kinds ol first clsss
custom work. All work arid niatrrials roily
warranted. Shop, south vide Liberty Street,
one door east of Otterhacker's Harness Shop,
Wellington. Ohio. ' 11-9-ly
INSURANCE AGENT.
' B. K. GOODWIN,
fTHE" INSURANCE "AGENT, will be
.- igami ,t Ufa i'UH.D ,1 1 u n m.tvs.
Boot sad Shoe Store, where he will be
. nleaaed to sea his olt castomeis needinc
anything in his line. . Standard Cornpsnies
represented - snd istes reasousble. Losses
nrompJry aoUsiea ana gmin si nis sfrncy.
vxf. i
MEAT MARKEf.
'. ' ' E. G. rpLLER,
fVEALER IN Fresh snd Salt Meats, Bo
U lugn and Pork Sansaga Highest
market price in oish paid fr Beerea, Sheen,
Hogs, Hides, Ac Market, south side Lib
erty Street, one door west of Otterbkcker's
Harness Shop. . - 11 -ly
LIVERY 8TABLE.
, WM CUSHIOV Jk SON.
T IVERY ANn mi.r stim.c fThnir
tuinoota fnrnished. and charges res-
. ..U auM si rename street, one
door east of American Honae. 1 1-1 5-1 y
"' COAL YARD.
M. McKINNKY.
DEALER IN BLOSSBUBQ COAL, the
finest article known for Blacksmith-
tng. .Hsswoetag, repairing, c.,pnmpt.
ty limts, snd satisfarfion guaranteed. South
aids Machauic street. . T
. PEE8IDEBTS MESSAGE
Vetotwa; tke Arsajr Approprlatloa BI1L.
WasUiBKtoD, April 28. The following
is the message 0! the president ot the
United States, returning to the house of
representatives the bill entitled "An act
making appropriations for the support of
the army lor the nseal year ending June
BUtn. tew. ana lor otner purposes."
To (As lloute of SepreaeiUativn:
I have maturely considered the import
ant questions presented by the bill entitled
"An act making appropriations for the
support of the array, for the fiscal year
eliding Jnne 80th. 1880. and for other pur
poses," and now return it to the house of
representatives, in which it originated,
with my objections to its approval
The bill provides in the usual form for
appropriations required for the support of
1 he aruiv during the next fiscal year. If
it contained no other provisions it would
receive my prompt approval. It includes,
however, further legislation, which, at
tached, as it is, to the appropriations
which are requisite for the efficient per
formance ot some of -the must necessary
duties of the government, involves ques
tions or me gravest cnaracter.
The sixth section ot the bill is amenda
tory of a statute now in force in zemrd to
the authority of persons in the civil, mili
tary and naval service or the U nited slates
at a place where any general or special
election is held in any'slate. This statute
was adopted February 25tb, 1865, after a
protracted debate in the senate, and almost
without oppositions in the house of repre
sentatives, by concurrent votes of both of
the leading political parties of the coun
try, and became a law by the approval of
rresident Lincoln, it was re-enacted in
1874 in the revised statutes of the United
States, sections 2,003 and 5,528, which are
asroiiows:
"Section 2.002. No military or naval
nffln.. a a1,m iiiiiiiiiii a, n i . I, nrti 1m Mt.il
military or naval service of the United
States snail order, Dnng, keep or nave
under his authority or control any U oops
or armed men at a place where any gen.
era! or special election is held in any state.
unless it oe sjecesssry to repel armed ene
mies, of the United States to keep peace at
the polls.
"Section 5,528. Every officer of the army
or navy or other person in the civil, mili
tary or naval service who orders, brings,
keeps or has under his authority or con-
trot any troops or annea men at any place
where a general or special election is held
in any state, unless such rorce be neces.
sary to repel armed enemjes of the United
Stales or to keep peace at the polls, shall
be fined not more than $5,000 and suffer
imprisonment at hard labor not less than
three months nor more than five years."
The amendment proposed in this statute
in the bill before me omits from both of
the foregoing sections the words "or to
keep the peace at the polls. ,
The efiect ot the adoption ot this amend.
nieut mar .be considered, first, upon the
right of the United States government to
use military force to keep the peace at
elections for members' of congress, ' and
second, upon tne ngnt or tne government
by civil authority to. protect these elec
tions front violence and fraud. In addi
tion to the sections of the statute above
quoted, the following provisions of law re
lating to the use of ui;i'.Ury power at elec
tions are now in force : . .
"Section 2,003. No officer of the army or
navy of the United States shall prescribe
or fix, or attempt to prescribe or fix, by
proclamation, order or otherwise, the
qualifications of voters in any state or in
any manner interfere with the freedom of
any election in any state, or with the exer
cise of free rights of suffrage in any state.
"Section 5,529., Every etneer or other
person in military or naval service, who
by force, threat or intimidation, order, ad
vise or otherwise, prevents or attempts to
prevent any qualified voter of any state,
from trecly exercising right of suffrage at
any general or special election in such
state, shall be fined hot more than $5,000
anq imprisoned at hard labor not more
than five years. -"Section
5,830. Any officer of the army
or navy who prescribes or fixes, or at
tempts to presenile qr nx, wnetner Dy
proclamation, order or otherwise, the
qualifications of voters at any election in
any state, shall be punished as provided
in the preceding section.
"Sec 5,531. -Any officer or other person
in the military or naval service who by
force, threat, intimidation or otherwise,
compels or attempts to compel any officer
holding an election In any state to receive
a vote from a person not legally qualified
to vote, or who imposes, or attempts to
i moose tar rppulaliona for conductinir
any general or special election in any
state different from those prescribed -by
law, or who interferes in any manner with
any officer of election in the discharge of
his duty, shall be punished as prescribed
in section o.zxh.
"Sec 4.432. Every person couvicted of
any of the offenses specified in the five
preceding sections shall, in addition to
the punishments therein severally pre-
scibed, De uisquaiined irom holding any
office of honor, profit or trust under the
United States; but nothing In these sec
tions shall bo construed to prevent any
officer, soldier,' sailor or mariue from exer
cising the right of suffrage in any elec
tion district to which he may belong, if
otherwise qualified according to the laws
of the state in which he offers to vote"
The foregoing enactments would seem
to be sufficient to prevent military inter
ference with elections, but the last con
gress, to remove all apprehensions as such
Interference, added to this body of law,
section 15 of the act entitled "An act ni ak
in? appropriations for the support of the
army for the fiscal year ending June 30th,
and lor outer purposes," approved j une
18th, 1878, which is as follows: -
Sec. 15. JTrom and after the passage of
tins act, it shall not be lawful to employ
any part of the army of the United States
as a pome eomitatv pr other hire for the
purpose of executing the laws except in
such cases and under Such circumstances
as such employment of said force may be
expressly authorized by the constitution
or by act of congress, and no money ap-
propnwiea Dy tuis act bubji uo uku to pay
any troops in violation of this section ;
and any person wilfully violating the pro
visions of this section shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon con
viction thereof shall be punished by a
fine not exceeding $10,000, or imprison
ment not exceeding two years, or both
such fine and imprisonment.
This act passed the senate after full
consideration without a single vote re
corded against it on its final passage; and
by a majority of over two-thirds it was
concurred -in by the house of representa
tives. The purpose of the section quoted
was stated in the senate by one of its sup
Dortcwas follows:
"Therefore, I hope, without getting into
any controversy about the past, but acting
wisely for the future, that we shall take
away the idea that the army can he need
by a general or special deputy niarsha' or
any marshal merely for election purposes,
or a posse, ordering them about the polls,
or ordering them anywhere else where
there is no election going on to prevent
disorders or disturbances that should be
suppressed by the police officers of the
state, or if they must bring others to their
aid they should summon unorganized citi
zens and not summon officers and men ot
the army as a vosse eotuitatvi to quell dis
orders, and thus get up a feeling which
will be disastrous to peace sunong the peo
pie of the country.
In the house of representatives the ob
jects of the act of 1878 was stated by the
gentleman woo oau it in cnarge in siuii
far terms. He said:
"But these are all minor points, and in
significant points compared with the great
principle which was incorporated by the
house in the bill in reference to the use of
armed men in peace. -
The senate had already included what
they called and what we might accept as
a principle, but they had stricken out the
penalties and had stricken out tne wora
"expressly," so that the army might be
used in all cases where implied authority
might be inferred. The house committee
planted themselves firmly upon the doctrine
that rather than- yield 'this fundamental
Erinciple. for which for three years this
ouse had struggled, they would allow the
bill to fail notwithstanding reforms that
we had secured, regarding these reforms
of but little consequence alongside of the
great principle that the army of the United
States in time of peace should be under
control of congress and obedient to its
laws.
"After long and protracted negotiations,
the senate committee has conceded the
principle in all its length and breadth, in
cluding the penalty which the senate had
stricken out. We bring you back, there
fore a report, with the alteration of a sin
gle word, which lawyers assure me is prop,
er to be made, restoring to this bill the
principle for which we have contended so
long, and which is so vital to secure the
rights and liberties of the people Thus
have we this day secured to the people of
mis country tne same great protection
against a standing army which cost a
struggle of 200 years for the commons of
England to secure lor the xintisb people."
From tuts brief review ot the subject, it
sufficiently appears that under the existing
laws there can be no military interference
with the elections. No case of such
interference has in fact occurred since
the passage of the act last referred
to. No officer of the United
States has appeared under orders at any
place of election in any state No com-
giaint even or the presence or United
tates troops has been made in anv Quar
ter. It may therefore be confidently
stated that there is no necessity for the
enactment of section 8 of the bill before me.
to prevent military interference at elec
tions. The laws already in force are all
that is required for that end ; but that part
of section of this bill which is significant
ana viiaiiy important, is the clause
which, if adopted, will deprive the civil
authorities of the United States of all pow
er to keep peace at congressional elections.
wuicn, in every district are important,
since they are justly a matter of political
interest and concern throughout the whole
country. Each state and every political
party is entitled to the share or power
which is conferred by legal and constitu
tional suffrage It is the right of every
citizen posessing the qualifications pre
scrroea Dy law, to cast one uninumidated
ballot and to have his ballot honestly
counted. So long as the exercise of this
power and the enjoyment of this right are
common and equal, practically as well as
formally, submission to suffrage will be
accorded loyally and cheerfully, and the
departments of the government -will feel
the true vigor of the popular will thus ex
pressed in two provisions of the constitu
tion, authorizing legislation by congress,
for the regulation Dy congress of con
gressional elections. , ,
Section 4 cf article 1 of the constitnti on
declares "the times, places and manner
of holding elections for senators and
representatives, shall be- prercribed in
each state by the legislature thereof; but
congress may at anyftime by law, make or
alter such suggestions, except at such
places of choosing senators." ...
The fifteenth amendment of the consti
tution is as follows: " Section 1. The
right of citizens of the United States to
vote shall not be denied or abridged by
mo m lieu oiates or oy any state on ac
count of race, color, or previous condition
of servitude; section 2, the congress shall
have power to enforce this article by ap-
propriaui legiisisuoo." ... - - .
The supreme court has held that this
amendment invests citizens of the United
States with a new constitutional ris-ht
which is within the protesting power of
congress. That right the court declares
to be exemption from discrimination in
the exercise of the elective franchise on
account of race, color or previous condi
tion of servitude. The power of congress
to protect this right by appropriate legis
lation is expressly affirmed by th" court.
National legislation to provide safeguards
for free and honest elections is necessary,
as experience has shown, not only to se
cure the right to vote to the enfranchised
race at the south, but also to prevent
fraudulent voting in large cities of the
north. Congress has the-efore exercised
the power conferred by the constitu
tion and has enacted certain laws to pre.
vent discrimination on account of race,
col or or previous condition of servitude,and
punisn iraua, violence ana intimidation
at federal elections.
Attention is called to the following sec
tions of the reviBed statutes ot the United
States, viz:
Section 204, which guarantees all citi
zens the right to vote without distinction
on account of race, color or previous con
dition of servitude.
Sections 2005 and 2006. which trauran-
tee to all citizens equal opportunity with
out discrimination to peiform all acts re
quired by law as prerequisite for equalifl
cation. Section 2032, which authorizes .the
United States marshal and his deputies to
keep a posse and preserve order at federal
elections.
Section 2024, whieh expressly author.
ized the United States marshal and his
deputies to summon a poe eomitatu
whenever they or any of them are forcibly
resisiea in execution oi tneir duties under
the law and prevented from executing their
duties by viollence.
Section 5,523. Which provides for the
punishment of the crime of interfering with
supervisors of elections and deputy mar
shals In the discharge of their duties at
elections of representatives in congress.
These are some of the laws on the subject
which ever is the duty of the executive
department of the government to enforce.
The intent and effect of the 6th section
of this bill is to prohibit all civil officers
of the United States under penalty of fine
and imprisonment from employing any
auequaiu civil lwrce tor uiis purpose at
the place where congressional elections
are held. Among the most valuable en
actments to which I have referred, are
those which protect supervisors of federal
elections in the discharge of their duties
at the polls. .
If the pending legislation should be
come a law, there is no power vested in
any officer of the government to protect
Irom violence the officers or the Lnited
States engaged in the discharge
of their duties. Their rights
and duties under the law will
remain, but the national government will
be powerless to enforce- its own statutes.
The states may employ both military and
civil power to keep peace, and to enforce
laws M state elections. It Is now propound
to deny to the United States even the
nwmnrv civil authority to protect nation
al elections. !No sufficient teason has
been civeu for this discrimination in favor
ot states and against national authority.
If well -founded, onjections exist against
the present nationalization laws, all good
citizens should unite in their amendment.
Laws providing safeguards for elections
snouia oe impartial, just, auu euicieni.
They should if possible, be no non-parti
san and fair in their operation, that the
minority party out of power will have no
ust ground to complain. The present laws
have in practice unquestionably
conduced to the prevention of
fraud . ' and violence at " elections
in several of the states. A number of dif
ferent political parties have applied for
the safeguards, which they famish, i rf
It is the right and duty of the govern.
ment to enact and enforce laws which will
secure free and fair congressional elec
tions. The laws now in force should not
be repealed except in connection with the
enactment of measures which will better
accomplish that important end. Believ
ing that section six of the bill before me
will weaken, if it does not altogether take
away the power of the national government
to protect elections by civil authorities,
I am forced to the conclusion that it
ought not to receive my approval. Thnt
the section is however.not presented to me
as a special and independent measure,
but is as has been stated, attached to the
bill making the usual annual appropria
tions for the support of the army, it
makes a vital change in the election laws
of the country, which is in no way con
nected with the use of the army. It pro
hibits, under heavy penalties, any person
engaged in the civil service of the United
States from having any force at the place
of any election purported to preserve
order, to make arrests, to keep peace in
any manner to enforce laws. This is al
together foreign to the purpose of any
army appropriation bill.
The practice of tacking to army appro
priation bills, measures not pertinent to
sacn Dins, aiu not prevail until more tnan
40 years after the adoption or the constitu
tion. It has become the common practice
All parties when in power have adopted
it. Many abuses and great waste of pub
lic money have in this way crept into the
appropriation bills. The public opinion
of the country is against iC- The states
which have recently adopted conatitsuons
have generally provided a remedy for the
evil by enacting that no law shall contain
more 'than one subject which shall be
plainly expressed in its title
The constitution of more .than half ot
the states contains substantiantially this
provision.- The public-welfare will be
promoted, in -many, ways by; a1 return
to the practice of the' government
and to the true principle ot
legislation, which - requires that
every measure shall stand or fall in regard
to its own merits. If it were understood
that to attach to an appropriation or
measure-irrelevant to the general object
of the bill would imperil : and probal.ly
prevent its final passage and approval, a
valuable reform in the parliamentary
practice of congress would be accom
plished. The best justification that has
been offered for attaching irrelevant meas
ures to appropriation bills is- that - it is
done for the convenience sake to facilitate
the passage of measures which are deemed
expedient by all branches of the govern
ment which participate in legislation. It
cannot be claimed there is any such rea
son tor attaching wis amendment or the
election laws to the army appropriation
bill. The history of the measure contra
dicts this assumption., A. majority of the
house ot representatives in the last con
gress was - m .favor of ' the; i sec
tion to this bill. It was
known that : a large . majority ! of
senate was opposed to it, and that as a
separate measure it could not . be-adopted.
it was attacnea to tne army appropriation
bill to compel the sen-it- to. assent to it.
It was plainly announced to the senate
that the army appropriation bill would
not be allowed to pass without the pro
posed amendments of the election-laws
were adopted with it. The senate refus
ed to assent to the bill on account Of this
ii relevant section. Coneress thereupon
adjourned without passing the appropria
ation bill for the army, and the present
extra session of the 46th congress became
necessary to furnish means to carry on the
government. -The
ground upon which the action of
the bouse of representatives fat defended
has been distinctly stated by many of its
advocates. A week before the cloee of the
last session of congress, the doctrine in
question was stated by one of its ablest
defenders as follows : "It Is our duty to
repeal these. It is not. worth .while. UuuV
tempt the repeal except upon (he appropri
ation bill. The. republican senate would
not agreo Uirirur th -republican president
sign the bill for such a repeal. Whatever
obligation to the last legislation 'upon the
appropriation bills may be made, in ordi
nary cases does not apply. where free elec
tions and the liberty of a citizen arc con
cerned. Wc have the power to vote mon
ey, and let us annex conditions to it and
insist upon the redress ot pur grievance.';
By another distinguished member of the
house it was said : "The right of the rep.
resentatives of the people to withhold
supplies is as old as English liberty. His
tory records numerous .instances where
the common feeling that the people were
oppressed by laws that the lords would
not consent to repeal by ordinary methods
of legislation, obtained redress at last by
refusing the appropriations unless accom
panied by relief measures." That ques
tion, of the gravest magnitude and new in
this country, was raised by this course of
proceeding; was fully recognized also by
disorders. ---
In the senate it was said 7sy a distingu
ished senator "perhaps no greater question
in the form we are brought to consider it
was ever considered by the American con
gress in the time of peace, for it involves
not merely the merits and demerits of
laws wnicn tne house Din proposes to re
peal, but involves the rights, the privileges.
the powers, the duties of two branches of
congress and the president of the ' United
States. A question whose importance can
scarcely be estimated ; it is a question that
never yet has been brought so sharply be
fore the American congress and the . Ame
rican people as it may be now, it is a ques
tion which sooner or latter must be de
cided and the decision must determine
what are the powers of the house of rep
resentatives under (he constitution, and
what is the duty of that house in 'view ot
the fairness or that constitution. Accord
ing to its lotter.its spiriUand no precedent,!
should approach this question if I were
in the best possible condition to speak and
argue to it, with very grave diffidence
and certainly with the remotest anxiety,
for no one can think over it as long and
carefully as I have thought of it without
seeing we are at the beginning, perhaps ol
a struggle mai may last long in iuis coun
try, as similar struggles lasted in what we
are accustomed to call the motherland
The struggle lasted two centuries before it
was ultimately decided, it is not likely
to last so long here, but it may last till
every man in this chamber is in his grave.
It Is a question whether or not, the house
of representatives have the right to say,
we win grant supplies only upon con
dition that grievances are redressed. We
are representatives of the tax-payers of
the republic We the house of representa
tives alone, have the right to originate
money bills. We the house of representa
tives nave the right alone to originate bills
which grant the money of the people
The senate represents the states which
are the present tax-pa ere ol the repub
lic, we therefore by the very terms of the
constitution are charged with the duty
of originating bills which grant the
money ot the people, we claim the
right which the house of commons in
England established after two centuries of
contest, to say we will not grant the
money or the people unless there
is redress of the grievances upon the as
sembling of this congress."
In pursuance of the call for appropria
tion which was made necessary by failure
of the 45th congress to make needful ap
propriations for the support of the govern,
ment. the question was presented whether
the attempt made in the last congress, to
engrail by the constitution or a new pnn
ciple upon the coo strut tion should be per
sisted in or not. This congress has had am
ple opportunity and time to pass the ap
propriation bills, and also to enact any
political measures which may be deter
mined upon' separate bills bv the usual
and orderly method of proceedings. But
the majority of bojli houses have deemed
it wise to adhere to the principle asserted
and maintained in the last congress by a
majority of the house of representatives.
That principle is that the house of repre
sentatives has the sole right to originate
bills for raising revenues, and therefore
has the right to with hold the apropria-
iiin upuu wuicn uie exisence oi tne gov-
eminent may aepend unless the senate and
president shall irive their assent to even
legislation which the house may see fit to
attach to the appropriation bills.
To establish this principle is to make
a radical, dangerous and unconstitutional
change in the character of our institu
tions. The - various departments of the
government and army and navy are estab
lished by the constitution, or by laws
passed in pursuance thereof; their duties
are clearly defined and their support is
carefully provided for by law. The money
required for this purpose has been collect
ed from the people, and is now in the
treasury ready to be paid out as soon as
the appropriation bills are passed. Wheth
er tne appropriations are made or not the
collection of taxes will go on, and the
public money will accumulate in the
treasury. It was not the intention of
the framers of the constitution that
any single branch of the government
should have the power to dictate
conditions upon which this treasure
should be applied to purposes for which
it was coiiecieu. Any sucn intention
would have been plainly expressed in the
constitution. That a majority of the sen.
ate now concurs in the claim of the house.
adds to the gravity of the situation, but
ooes not alter tne question at issue. The
new doctrine if maintained, will result in
the consolidation of unchecked and dea.
potic power in the house of representa
tives, a. Dare majority or tne house will
become the government. The executive
will no longer be what the framers of the
constitution intended, an equal and inde
pendent branch of the government. ' It is
clearly the constitutional duty of the
president to exercise his discretion and
judgment upon all bills presented to him
without constraint or duress from any
other branch of the government. To say
that a majority of either or both houses
of congress may insist on the approval of
the bill under penalty of stopping all of
me operations oi tne irovernment for want
of necessary supplies, is to deny to the ex
ecutive that share of legislative power
which is plainly conferred by the second
section or the 10th article of the constitu
tion. It strikes from the constitution the
qualified negative of the president. It is
said that this should be done because it
is the peculiar function of the house of
representatives to represent the will of the
people; but no single branch or depart
ment of the government has exclusive
authority to speak for the American peo
ple. The most authentic and solemn ex
pression of their will is contained in the
constitution of the United States. By that
constitution they have ordained and es
tablished a government whose powers are
distributed among co-ordinate branches
which, as far as possible, consistently
wun a narmonious co-operation, are abso
lutely Independent of each other. The
people of the country are unwilling to sea
the supremacy of the constitution replaced
by the omnipotence of any department ot
the government. The enactment of this
bill into a law will establish a precedent
which will tend to destroy the equality
and independence of the several branches
of the government. Its principles places
not merely tne senate and executive, but
the judiciary also, under the coercive dic
tation of the house. The house alone will
be the judge of what constitutes a griev
ance, and also of the means and measures
of redress.
An act of congress to protect elections
is now tho erievanoe complained of. but
the house may, on the same principle, de
termine that any other act ot congress, a
treaty made by the president, with the ad
vice and consent of the senate, a nomina
tion or appointment to office or that a de
cision or opinion of the supreme court is a
grievance, and that the measure of redress
is to withhold the appropriation required
tor the support of the offendinrr branches
of the government.
Believing that this bill is a dan.
gerous violation of the sp'rit and
meaning of the constitution, and am
compelled to return it to the house in
which it originated, without my approval.
The unqualified negative with which
the constitution invests the president, is a
trust that involves a dntv which T cannot
decline to perform. With a firm and con
scientious purpose to do what I can to pre
serve unimpaired the constitutional pow
ers and equal independence, not merely of
executive, but of every branch of the gov
ernment which will be shn periled by the
adoption of the principle of the bill, I
desire earnestly to urge upon the house of
representatives a return to the wise and
wholesome usage of the early days of the
republic which excluded from the appro-
S nation bills, all irrelevalent legislation,
ly this course you will inaugurate an im
portant reform in the method of congress
ional legislation. Your action will be in
harmony with the fundamental principles
of the constitution and the patriotic senti
ment of, the nation which is its firm
support and you will restore to the coun
try tnat leeung ot confidence and security
and repose, which ia so essential to the
prosperity to all our fellow-citizens.
oigneu, nuTuxiiruKD d. hates.
Tne Flirt at tke Theatre.
She sat in the frorK row of the parauette
circle - the other night, and, when she
wasn't mrting with the gentlemen whose
faces she could sec, she was discussing the
people cn the stage She was a beautiful
blonde, with dark brown eyes, and her
face attracted much attention. A fair,
white skin; rosy, dimpled cheeks; lips
like the cherries that grow nearest the
sun, in the top of the tree ; pearly teeth, the
regular rows oi wuicn snowed themselves
whenever she chose to let her musical
laugh be heard (which was often)t and a
pretty -shaped head, crowned with a wealth
of golden hair and the cunningest of hats.
She talked aloud and even made up faces
at the gentlemen who stared at her. Or
dinarily such a character, even though a
female beauty, would have been unpleas
ant at the theatre, but somehow every
body seemed pleased with the lady. It T.
ii.'f, class did not deceive hin. she was
about four years old. The only portion of
the play sue seemed to understand and ap
preciate was a love-making scene.
When the laughter that followed the
exit of the lovers in the play had subsided
the little one turned to a young lady and
said in a perfectly audible voice:
"Delia, 'at's dess'e way cousin George
tissed oo'e uver day."
The star was mucn disconcerted to hear
a roar of laughter from a portion of the
audience just as she made her tragic en
trance on the next scene ; but the tribula
tion was insignificant by comparison with
that or a certain couple, who win nence-
rortu leave the "little Dirt" at borne when
they go to the play- Detroit Free Press.
ejiot.
"I got on horseback within ten minutes
after I got your letter. When I got to Can
terbury I got a chaise for town, but I got
wet through before I got to Canterbury,
and I have got such a cold as I shall not
be able to get rid of in a hurry. I got to
the Treasury about noon, but first of all I
got shaved and dressed. I soon trot into
the secret of getting a memorial before the
board, but I could not get an answer then.
However, I got intelligence from the mes
senger that i could most liaeiy get an
answer the next morning. As soon as I
got back to mv inn I got my supper and
got to bed. When I got up in the morn
ing 1 got my breakfast, and then gut my
self dressed that I might get out in time to
get an answer to my memorial. As soon
as I got it I got into the chaise, and got to
Canterbury by three, and about tea time I
got home. I have got nothing more to say,
and so adieu."
The above Professor Hart, in his "Com
position and Rhetoric," quotes from an1
English publication. Uiaphic.
. THE HATCHING SEAS0V.
Howls Take Care ef .lilatie Chleka.
April and May, months in which the
greatest number of heus are set, are upon
us. As hens come off with their broods, a
suitable coop ought to be provided. The
time to make those coops is now, before
the hurry of the hatching season, and when
they will serve a double purpose. The
mode of setting a hen will go far towards
-1 i . j on.M : .l.
uie result. xunu your wjjj waov, wiui
posts fifteen inches high, and a double
roof. Finish one end with slats, one inch
wide, and three inches apart; the other
finish with a slide door large enough to
admit a hen. Now, with a barrel, you are
ready for work. Place the barrel on its
side, and sink it four inches in the ground,
filling the same with earth level with; the
ground outside on which form the nest
with chaff and short hay on which place
eggs, 11 to is, in April: 15 in May or June
Place the coop as above, with the slide
door in front of the barrel. In the coop
she has a dusting and feeding-yard, from
which she cannot escape, and - in which
she is not molested in any way; is pre
vented irom deserting ner nest, ana tne
moment she hatches the rear door can be
closed, and coop and brood removed to
their rearing grounds. . This mode of . set
ting secures meet neat ana Deing iiterauy
nested on the ground, the results are uni
formly good. By placing one of Living
stone's carbolic nest eggs with each sittin g,
the brood comes off absolutely free from
lice.
If your chicks are too early to secure
grass before they are six weeks old, green
oats or winter rye should be grown in
frames, to be cut when two inches high.
for them dally to carry them along till the
fresh grass comes, there are many cold,
raw days in these two momths. and while
it is necessary to give the chicks and hen
an occasional run, be sure they are not ex
posed on these cold blustering days; and
if they have been liberated in a warm
morning, and a change - in the weather
has taken place, remember many an exhi
bition has been won by just the proper
care I or just tnat one uay, wnen you nave
taken pains to keep tne coop with its oacK
to the wind, and the brood are kept warm
by the foresight. - '
With the above care and colonizing the
chicks of equal age to-gether, and not
more than seventy-five to one hundred in
one field, secures more uniform flock the
highest degree' of excellence Get your
uranmas and uocnins out in Aiarcn and
April. Plymouth Rocks in April and May.
and vour Leghorns in May and June for
breeding stock. But for breeding stock
iou can extend the time six weeks longer
lay and June being the best two months
or the two in which we secure the greatest
perfection of physical developments. Dur
ing the time from when the frost leaves
the ground till frost comes and destroys
insect life, little or no meat need be fed ;
but from October till May . meat food in
some form is necessary. f I. K. Felch, in
Farmers' Journal for April.
A Drsuskesi Beer.
Man is reproached or commended, ac
cording to taste, as the only animal that
gets drunk. Hut how about the deer T It
is stated by an authority that the deer at
any rate, the French deer for all his
amiable qualities, gets tight. But only at
this time of the year. - He then "throws
himself with avidity" upon certain tender
shoots containing a juice which ferments
in his stomach and intoxicates him
to such an extent -that he strays from
his usual haunts aml'follows his nose"
Thus it came to pass that a deer "in
liquor" was discovered by a peasant, also
"in liauor." lying "dead drunk" in a
ditch on the road to the village of Queue-en-Brie.
The peasant, delighted at the
godsend, tied the deer's legs together
with a handkerchief, and, having
hoisted the animal on his shoul
ders, - prepared to carry him - off.
The deer roused from his . drunken
sleep bv this treatment, became so trouble
some that the peasant, who was of an .in
ventive turn, took off his blouse, passed it
over the deer's head, and improvised
by means of it a sort ot straight-jacket.
which paralyzed the beast's movements
He had just finished these intelligent pro
ceedings when he perceived two gen
darmes who, without more ado, requested
to be furnished with his name and ad
dress, in view of legal proceedings. In
the meanwhile, the deer, whose feet had
untied, scampered off. a little embarrassed
by the blouse, to his doe and family, whose
consternation at his strange appearance
may be readily imagined, lie proDaDiy
had a bad time of it when he reached his
own quarters, while the peasant had to
reckon with the legal authorities. Thus
we see how a deer, as well as a man. got
into trouble through drink. Pall Mall
Gazette.
Us-htwina; Parwitwa-Afitowlahlma; Ke-
its or jteeest jueetriesi cipen
Bests.
The latest scientific intelligence from
France brings accounts of some extraordi
nary experiments now under consideration
of the French Movants. M. Grandeau, of
the School of Forestry, Paris, reports the
following among numerous equally aston
ishing results : In April last he took two
tobacco plants, each weighing about fifty
grains, and having four leaves. They
were both planted in boxes containing
mold of identical quality and placed side
by side in a position favorable to their
growth. They were permitted free circu
lation of air, light and water. One was
supplied with a "lightning-rod" or elec
tric conductor, and the other left free to
the influence of atmospheric electricity.
The plants were left to themselves until
the middle of August. That under the in
fluence of electricity attained a height of
three reet live inches, and weighed about
44,000 grains; the other measured two
feet four inches, and weighed about 22,000
grains, about one-half. This is only one
of the many results obtained. If electri
city is to become a factor in farming, as it
is already one in mechanics, we may ex
pect to see some wonderful and substantial
revelations, perhaps exceeding the tele
phone and its allied wonders. Instead of
carefully conducting lightning into the
ground, we may have by an ingenious sys
tem of network distributers whole farms
fertilized by lightning in a shocking man
ner. Professor Fob in thinks the scheme
altogether practicable, and says that in a
few years every farmer win oe using tnese
lightning fertilizers.
A Baby la s PaatherS Jaws.
Last Thursday evening, about dark, Mr.
and Mrs. Gedrire Campbell and Dick Man-
non were sitting on the porch of the Soda
Springs Hotel, at Soda Springs on the
Sacramento river, while Mr. Campbell's
little bov, aged about 8 years, was across
-, S . , . . c . .1 : .
tne roau, auuut nuy or aixiy ievt uisuuii,
amusing himself by cutting bushes with
a little hatchet. Those on the porch were
startled and horrified by observing a pan
ther sorinc upon the child, and at tne
time supposed he was dangerously injured
which would have been the case, no doubt
had not the child screamed and those on
the porch shouted excitedly, which pro-
vented the panther from making a deadly
spring, as he was evidently watching and
fearing the parties on the porch. As it
was the panther seized the child by the
chin, one ol the tusks ol the upper jaw
cutting his lip, and one in the lower jaw
cuttinir his neck, while the paw of the
beast struck and scratched him in the
breast, the shouting and rushing toward
the child by those on the porch caused
the panther to make tracks up the moun
tain speedily, and. after picking up- the
child and examining the wounds indicted
Mannon returned to the house for his gun,
and, following it up the mountain, soon
dispatched the panther, a hungry, lean
looking customer measuring five feet from
tip to tip. Yrcka (Cal., Journal.
XlhUlst Ansssslss. .,
- The attempt of the Nihilist Solovieff
adds one more to the long ust ot xtussian
political conspirators and assassins who
have sprung from the ranks of the teacher
class, to which he belones. His predeces
sor, Sergi Netchaieff.- the ringleader of
the ramous plot or ie i, was an ex-proies-sor
of the University ef Moscow. One of
JMetchaietrs ablest colleagues nas neia a
similar position in that oi uorpau ine
Imperial University of St. Peteisburg has
armed more than one hand against the
Minister of Police and other leading offic
ers. Kien, Kazan, Uorpat, Moscow, ot
Petersburg, formed the conspiracy of the
"Ave universities" in 1872: and more than
one dangerous plot in the earlier part of
the century is traceable to the same source.
In fact, it may be said that in Russia, as
in France, the adherents of Monarchy are
to be found chiefly among the country
population, and those or republicanism
among that ot the cities. Of the 61,000,-
000 inhabitants of European Russia, only
9 per cent, can read or write, and the ma
jority of these are naturally to be found
in uie irrvat itiwus. hcic uiuuku. mui
perpetual contact with facts and ideas of
' , . . l
wuicil tne uniaugut cuuduiuis snuw
nothing, excited by communication with
each other, possessing too much education
to itrnore the existence of national evils.
and too little to perceive the folly of their
own method or redressing them, they rap
idly develop into malcontents ami con.
8pirators. But apart from all this Nih
ilism has one infamous mode of recruiting
its ranks, freelv employed bv Netchaiefi
in 1871. This consists in sending treason
able correspondence to men wholly un
connected with the system, so familiary
worded as to suggest their full complicity
Many of these are opened by the police,
and even should the victims succeed in
proving their innocence they remain ob
jects of permanent suspicion, and not un-
trequentfy end by joining the. ranks oi
tueir tempters ui sneer ucspair. xi. system
which uses such weapons must be vigor
ously encountered, and the czar's bestowal
of unlimited powers r.por six provincial
Governors as was done during the revolt
of 1863, shows that he is aware of this.'
i ' ' ' ' ' - '
Fereesl Caeasskers.
Forcing cucumbers in hot-beds is done
in very large quantities in April and May,
after the glass is no longer needed for
early lettuce, field plants, etc. A few very
skillful gardeners start cucumbers in Feb
ruary and March in hot-beds, but it is a
hard thing to do. . -
The hot-bed for cucumbers in April is
made very differently from the common
hot-bed. ' A trench only fifteen inches
wide by twelve inches deep is dug out mid
way between the planks, and partly nued
with eight or ten inches of hot manure
An inch or so of loam is drawn over, the
manure, and the cucumber plants set
directly over the "heat,'' one hill to each
sash. The glass is kept on until June 10,
when it is taken off. and the plant pulled
up, giving the cucumbers entire possession
of the land.
It is usual to water hot-bed cucumbers
by a trench outside the bed, which is filled
with water every evening in dry weather.
The soakage of water through the soil
will give the roots abundant water without
the trouble ot lilting tne sasnes. iney
need a great deal of water to do well in
dry weather.
' It is perhaps hardly necessary to add
that cucumbers are moiimcioiu plants, by
which is meant that there are two sorts of
flowers, one bearing pollm only, and un
less a friendly breeze, or a bee, ur some
other agency carries the pollen from one
i, . . . . , , . , - , - -.
nower to tne otner, tney ootn pensu fruit
lessly. For this reason cucumber growers
always provide themselves with a few
swarms of bees, and are paid for their
trouble by a bountiful growth of cucum
bers; to say nothing of a delicious plate
of honey once in a while
Cucumbers well tended are wonderfully
productive ; it is not uncommon for them
to yield forty or fifty to the hill, and even
a greater number, 'There is no more prof
itable way in which glass halls , can be
used late in spring than by the cultiva
tion of cucumbers. American - Culti
vator. Tke Chinese IUfe-Aavlaa; Assoeistloa.
Curious to relate, there is no country
where life-saving associations are more
popular, or where they receive more cor
dial support, than China. In the year
1823 a number of merchants and other in
fluential persons established a Humane
Society in the Celestial Empire, supported
by voluntary contributions. The boats
used by the society are about thirty-five
feet long by seven broad. They are flat-bottomed,
with square bows, very strongly
built, with low -sides, so that a compara
tively small part of the craft is above wa
ter, in shape they resemble the ordinary
Chinese boat, so frequently described, but
are much broader in proportion to their
lencth. and have a smaller house or cabin
on deck than is usual in vessels of the
same size They labor under the same
disadvantages as all other native craft in
being unable to beat against a headwind,
on account of their flat bottoms. In for
mer years they were well supplied with
water-tight life-belts, made of bamboo,
and covered with oil paper and varnish ;
they seldom carry them now, the boatmen
saying that "every one can swim." On
the Yang tze each boat is manned by a
cockswain and four men ; on the Han, by
a cockswain and three men. lo encour
age the crews of the boats, 1,500 cash, or
about one and a half dollars, are given for
eveiy life saved under ordinary circum
stances. In very bad weather, or during
stormy nights, larger sums are given, esti
mated with re iranl to the danger supposed
to have been incurred. Formerly, owing
to the exaggerated respect entertained Dy
the Chinese for the dead, the rate for the
recovery of dead bodies was higher than
that for the living; but this was afterward
altered on account of the very general
suspicion that the employes of the society
drowned their subjects before taking them
out of the water. In order to stimulate
the people generally in the practice of hu
mane acts, similar rewards are given to
any person rescuing bona fide drowning
human beings.
Crackers sad Cheese.
Many stories are related of Jim Hen.
dricks when be was a resident of St. Paul,
Minn. On one occasion he leased the bar
room in a certain hotel, in anticipation of
a great run of business through the instru
mentality of a state fair that was held in
that city. The influx of visitors was be
yond all expectation. The hotel was filled
: a i t-i. c ir
id OTemuwuig. iu intc ii udouticsb
glowed .with pleasure as he thought of the
wealth in store for him and how the gelt
of the susceptible and thirsty countrymen
would flow into his coffers. He made ex
tra efforts in their behalf. The bar fix.
tures and glassware received a cleaning
and a polishing to which they had for a
lengthy period been -strangers. Eveiy
thing sparkled, even the paste pin on Hen?
drick's immaculate linen caught the con
tagion and threw out the effulgent rays
ot a Headlight on a locomotive now nim
self and assistant engineer were arrayed in
gorgeous apparel, said to have been se
lected from tho wardrobes of Frank Park
er and Frank Hodge's room. Extra salt
was added to the free lunch in order not to
impair' the thirst of the hoosiers, and
nothing was left undone that is usually
done by public house proprietors on stale
occasions.
On the first day of the fair the hotel was
crowded from morn till night, and they
kept Hendricks busy, but not after his
liking. ......
The multitude only wanted free lunch
and water. The salt had not lost its flavor
but it had the opposite effect . from what
had been anticipated. The frontiersmen,
instead of asking for "oil of lov." and
mirth-provoking elixirs, clammored for
water until it looked as if the well would -run
dry. It would have done Murphy's
heart good to see the rushing business and
increasing demand for his pet beverage
It was water, water everywhere but noth
ing to drink. After a hard day's work the i
drawer showed a deposit of $4.80. ' Thia -shrinkage
of the exchequer set Hendricks ;
to thinking, and as a result he adopted a
line of tactics. He purchased forty pounds -of
cheese, several boxes of crackers, fifty ' ,
cents worth of croton oil, ten gallons of ,
cheap whisky and a pint of peppermint.
Taking the cheese into a private room, it
was cut up in delicate squares and molded
into fanciful shapes,tbe beautiful symmetry .
of which are engrafted on the minds of all
critics on free banquets who are vulgarly
termed "lunch fiends" and "can-cannen."
Then with a Mephistopeles air, he dipped
a quill into the croton oil and punctuisd
each one of those tempting blocks. . It was
old cheese.
In the morning, instead of the salt,
savory tripe and fixings, the menu had
changed to crackers and cheese This
style of diet made many of the guests hes- -'
itate as to the policy of buying two boiled .
eggs as breakfast in the restaurant adjoin
ing, or indulge in some Washington pie
or Dolivars that looked temptingly out of
the window on the opposite side of the ;
way. After some deliberation, most of
them concluded it would be an affront to
the host not to partake of the bounty he .
had so liberally provided for their special
benefit, and, consequently, the egg, pie
and bolivar schemes were tabled.
Hendericks, in the meantime, had gath- -
ered together a number of empty bottles
labeled "Martell Brandy, 1848," into which
was poured the cheap whisky.
The advocates of temperance then be
gan to show signs of business. The water,
account was no sooner opened than the '
buyers were' plentiful. Hendricks, with -usual
suavity, handed out the "dew," and i -generally
managed to set it down in the
immediate vicinity of the crackers and
cheese to a hesitating customer. The first :
man who got the "cholera" came up to the
bar pale as a ghost, and wanted to know '.
where the nearest doctor resided. Hea- ;
dricks, after obtain g a diagnosis of his .
trouble, said : "You don't need any doctor
1 know what '8 the matter with you: Ton
have been eating a lot ot those bad oysters
and stale gingerbread they sell out to the -fair
nound. That, together with the
change of water and climate, dont agree
with you. lTouuiea tnat way myseu
when-1 first came to St. Paul. Know all .
about it. Brandy and peppermint cured
me and I only had to take six doses." Of
course the countryman took the medicine,
and the cheap whisky was taken and forty
cents shaken out of the victim, who flatter
ed himself upon obtaining medical advice
so cheaply. '
4 The cheese disappeared rapidly, and
finally there was a lull in the water trade "
and the "medicine" traffic became exceed-. '
ingly buoyant. - One would suppose that '
Hendricks would have spared his victims
and kept them away from the enticing -
cheese bowl after they had interviewed it
once. But nol Mercilessly, heartlessly
and fiendishly he would again Invite them
to partake of his bounty. '.. '
. There was real circus about that hotel
on that day. xtenoncks never dare di- .
vulge the hidden cause of that epidemic
until six months afterward. The receipts
for "medicine" were $57.80. Fruit, and
Farm. - : " - '' . '
Tke Last or Sflscara's lee Bnajre.
The great ice bridge which has provid- ,
ed a winter attraction for Niagara has dis
appeared. A correspondent of the Buffalo-'
Courier giving a parting description ot it
says: "It is strange, out a lact, tnat most
of the bridge was snow, and nothing but
the cold weather that we have had kept it
together so long. It hi estimated that about :
eighteen thousand people have . crossed
this bridge. On Sunday, February 9, over
one thousand passed over- it, excursion
trains having brought the-people here over
the Central and Erie railways. Mr." Con
voy, the well known guide, was the first to
cross the ice bridge on December 80. The
last to cross was a boy accompanied by a
dog Wednesday afternoon, the 12th instant. ,
Although there has been a great many
dangerous places -about the Falls during
the winter, and so many thousands of peo- .
pie have gazed upon the granl sights and
superb scenery, it is pleasant to know that
not a single accident has occurred. It will
not be surprising if we have another ice
onage tnis. spring, wnen tne ice comes
down from the lakes. May 8, 1877, an ice
bridge formed just below the American
falls, while grass was being cut in Pros
pect Park. People crossed the bridge at
that time for two or three days; it broke
and went down the river on the 14th." . ;
Spare tke Ckllsurea. .
An indiimant parent lately complained
of the severe tasks which school children
are compelled to accomplish. The com
plaint is well-founded. Whether educa- .
tion or mere discipline is the object of at
tendance at school, neither justifies the
physical constraint and mental exertion to
which hundreds oi tnousanos oi cniioren
are subjected every day. Few soldiers are -as
severely taxed cn the drill ground as
many children are in our show schools
and others which aspire to high reputa
tions for order; but, as u this cruel train
ing were not destructive enough of health
and spirit, the custom grows more and -
more popular with teachers to make school ,
hours merely the Jime for reciting the "
lessons to be studied at home. After six
hours spent in the school-room and from
four to six in study at home, how much
time and inclination has a child for recita
tion ? Parents should remember that they
have rightfully a voice upon the course of
studies to be followed by their children,
and should refuse to allow home t J be
turned into a school-room unless they are
themselves going to officiate as teachers
and save their children from double re,
straint and double duty. New York
Herald.
rilnsere Was Ahead. ,
A writer in the Chicago Tribune tells a '
story at the expense of Thurlow Weed,
the once celt-Dra tea -political wire-puiier.
He went from Albany, where he then re
sided, down to New York, in 1856, and ob
tained from the sewara men a iuna to en- -able
him to defeat Filmore. Having a
dread of investigations, ho placed ten
thousand dollars in an Albany bank to the
credit of his partner, to be drawn out as it
might be needed. A fe days afterwards
the partner dropped dead on the street,
and the bank paid over the money, with
the other sums deposited by him, . to his
widow. This was not agreeable to Mr.
Weed, but bis disgust was increased when
a co :ple of years later, Mr. Filmore
wooed and married the widow and the
ten thousand dollars..- . -.
. Poverty sa tBBria.
"I was dragged down with debt, poverty .
and suffering for years, caused by a sick
family and large bills for doctoring, which
did them no good. I was completely dis
couraged, until one year ago, by the advice
of my pustor, I procured Hop Bitters And
commenced their use, and in sne month
we were all well, and none of us have seen
a sick day since, and I want to say to all
poor men, you can keep your families well
a year with Hop Bitters for less than one
doctor's visit will cost,' I know it A
Workingraan. ,
Tke areatess "lensls.
A simple, pure, harmless remedy, that
cures every time, and prevents disease by
keeping the blood pure, stomach regular,
kidneys and liver active, is the greatest
blessing ever conferred upon man. Hop
Hitters is that remedy, and its proprietors
are being blessed by thousands that have
been saved and cured by it. Will you try
it t See other column.
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