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WOODSTOCK, VA., WEDNESDAY OCTOBER, 2, 1878.
It VCBLIBHED WKIILT BY
?HENANDOAH HERALD PUBLISHING CO
tW~ subscription Two Dollars year per payable
in advaace. If not paid in advance, Two Dollar?
nd Fifty Cents will be cbarged.
All communications of a pnvats nature will be
charged for a? a advertising.
All kinds of Job Work done at abort notice am'
at the most reasonable rates.
I - -
"7 G. WYXKOOP,
A T T O II N S Y AT LA ?',
Office on Main Street Opposite the Court House.
Will practico in the courts of Sbenandoah and
?IT Special attention given to the collect;.sj ii
Maims and all legal business I aawawawd to his care.
Will bb in Mi. Jackson on Thursday, Friday
?nd Saturday, before the 2nd Tuesday of each
jBonth, at Dr. L. H. Jordan's Drug Store.
Mosks Walton. M. L. Walton
WALTON * WAI.TMX,
??"MOSES WALTON" also practices iu the Coun?
ties of Page, Warrer. ana Roekiiighar*.
IIa\ing qua'.irted iu the District and Circuit
,'ourt? if the I'uited States, in Virginia. He is
or? ]>3red to prosecute claims in said Courts.?
jlivuig special atteu'i"U to cases in Bankruptcy.
ALLEN & MAGRUDKB,
ATTOUNLYS AT LAW,
WO 01)8 TOC AT,
SHENANDOAH COUNTY. Va.
JAS. H. '-WILLIAMS, ?*..,. MAMS,
WM. T. WH.1 lASS
Practice In the Courts of Bhenan I iah, Rocking
ham, l'?ge, Frederick and arren ConntsM
11 the Courts of Appeals of Virginia and in the
0. & District Court.
Special attention given to the C'llecton of
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
??''Will practice in all the courts:.
ILLU11S A OP.AIHLI.,
nmJt I XdOBAXCTt AGESTS.
W e are prepared to lusure property in the Yir
Rln'a Fire and Marine luiurauce Company, and
tue Lyucbburg Hanking and Ihhuh Company.
Hoth are first class companies and insure at the
ORGE R OALVERT,
ATTORN Y AT LAW,
Nkw MaivKkt, Va
Id practice in the Circuit C^nrt of t-henau loah
.'-ouaty, and in all the Courts ol ]'.'ckmghatn and
1 have made an arrangement with Messrs. Walton
k. alton, Attorneys-at-law, by which any matt--:
business at Woodstock ?11 receive attention
vithout any additional charges to my clients.
I have made the same arrangement with promi?
nent lawyers in Boertoffbaa aud Page Counties.
)S??<??Next doe? t/- Ur?>?i Volnel 4; Co's. Store.
?I us* 1
VALLEY CENTRAL HOTEL.
Nearijf oppotiU On I
E I? I X I! V It O. VlliUIXIA.
JOS. F. IIOLTZMAN, - Proprietor.
Th:a house is conveniently located and pleasant
?1 It tard?is by th? month at reduced
rates. Transient customers hy the meal,d..y or
week will be accommodated at rea- nable raie*.
:ur and Limestone iprluff Lear ?
H A- MARTIN.
?-l'KGEON ??JpBSiaV i'l.NTIST,
Rotpectfully Informa the public that
tie baa resumed the practice "i hla pro?
fession orders lett ?it the ?tore <>i P. J.
I*ravel, in Woodstock, will receive pro?
Jan. 13th tt
/^ KEEN'S MANSION HOl'SK.
VT ALEXANDRIA, va
la a r-'- -.a-.- hutel. iu every respect. The citi
: Alexandria or
Washington, and travelers going North orSouti),
?ill find this an agreeable resting place on the
nute, a? :t 1I0M not reentre the early start by
?erenl hours as from Wash agton of Baltimore.
Cars and steamboats Irla foi Wash?
ington and return every honj from 1! A M.t o"\
P. M. Jan7-tf
I M. HI*EY,
CABINET MAKER' AND
?>eps constantly on hand and for sale :.;
: DKMTTJHI or EVERY MM KJP
He has on hand an assortmact of Lounges,
Chairs, Burea'is Ha il at ee da. Baiaa, Ward*
rub.s. Wash-tin Is, rallies, Writing
Desks and will always have
He will be prompt to furnish coffins at short notice.
1*T"A?1 vrork warranted fora reasonable time._?i
JolT 25-tl. Ldiuburg, vi.
HAVE returned my old tiaJe. anJ offer
inv aeitieea to ay old friendi
N B W GUNS ALW A Y 3 O N HANI?
Repairing neatly tad expediently done
Aii kini? 01 material furnished, such as Bar
el* Mountings, Locks, Triggers, cVc.
^?*Cash and Produce for ?orh
M UDDLYBARGE R.
mar 31. H70. ? |j\
Enlarged and bfrt??y improved
IX? i ?it
Inoreaitetl Demand?) or Public
Tn!? hotel ha* tieen reeeatlf Improved by
t!.-?rwtion of a hrick addition to tin
building which will give eoaarderablT mom
room, and aiTord amule accommodation for
Se traveling public.
THE TABLI ?ill l>e well Mpplied at all
ti nos with the be;t the mark, t afl'ords. ftnd
no pains shall he spare I to satisfy the wants
ofgaetti in this department.
THK BAR will h.'stocke! nith the best
Liquors. A full supply 0f WilsoiTi pure
Rye whisky, (the only home-made whisky
t Ilia the cou aty,) can bt found bv IkOM
wishing a pure artnle for imhfaj purposes.
Jurors attending court will be
for their feei per diem, and their certificates
ttk?n in payment if desired.
Charges ' Modern V? A call respectfully
Mar 1 t
THK ORIGINAL I'URE
COD LIVER OIL
Thtt OH nnlttta otkunti not tlie fishy
r;mci(l.di-:i^ipeab!f Raa\?llinf and worse.
taatlu ?trtiele, but as a pure, bland,
Irtish Oil. without, any iirimiiturr. easily
Kooepbtat ami retalnod by the most
delicate stotnaeli. 'tnd DMMMall th?
nodical properties aiwl edit icy in to a
much greater deifi'.'c IhaUOJ Othor
COD LIVER OIL
miiWesit mo9tT;iIii?ible for patients or
invalids requirin? the use ol COD
LIVER OIL. For-snleby
may 10?ly. B. SCHMITT, Drrif-jis,
G. R. Calvert, - - ? Sew Market
H. H. Kiddleberger, .... Woodstock
< lilil? OV THF. COURTS.
George.WMttey, .... Woodftnk
Wm. H. Rice, .... New Market
loaiea sti-kl-.-y, ... - ?mimr*.
1' Hoehow,. Wood*to< k.
Oee-W.Win le, Edlaburg.
K. W. Windle. "
T. J. Burke,.New MaAet.
John K.Rice,. "
D. F. Si-iker,. S?um?vil.c,
George W. Koonlr, - - Woodstock.
COMMISSIONERS CF UEVENUE.
OrcirgeC.Hamrr.an, - - - Wocdstnck.
Oeo J. Graud-taff, .... Edinburg.
Christian Miller, .... Mt Ottfton.
William Tisinger, .... Mt. Jackson.
SUPERINTENDENT OF POOR.
J. B. Sbeffler, .... Menrertown.
Jas. II. Sibcrt,.Mt. Olive.
Rhode* ...- Saumsville,
John Hausenfluck, ....
It. M. Lautz,.Edinburg.
t?n Unker,.Mt. Jackson.
R. 0. Bowinau,.New Mark, t
Dr. R. Grave?, - ? Maurertown.
Eduard Zea, - . - - stt
B. v. t:. Clower, - - - Wo
Nlmrod Bowman, - - - Beten Fountain?.
s. M. I.autz, - ? - La"'
Ihm I Allen, - - Hawkinetown.
C. E. Rice, - - New Marin t.
n.8. Henkel, - - - New ]
Geo. B. Calvert, ...
?. F. Kagey, -
Joe. T. Krouk, ... TomV
Oeo, A Hopp. - - - >-':
P, W. Magrnder .... \\
(.;? o. M. liorum ... "
Joseph Perry, - . Mt. Jackeon
Wm. Tisinger, ...
L. Irijilett, - - - Mt 1
Ja-". II. Blbert, - ? - Mt. Olive.
Henry Jdiumg?. .... Edinbttrg,
Jos. It, Miiey, ? - - "
JUSTICES (T IHK PEACE.
Dato Dir.?Dr. G. A. Brown, Obed Funk ami
Jno. II. Snarr.
Stonkwm.l.?J. H. GrabUlJJEll C
Joncrro*.?J II. Rodcffer, Martin Btricklcr,
Leri il. Coller?.
Mamsos.?Samuel C, Carnibtll Ja:
* HIT ? 8eml, Uaniniau, Samuel I
R. Ml 1er.
Lke.?M.W. a D. P. Zirkle, lohn M.
CON.-TA! ! ! a
Isaac Painter, - Btrarabng.
D. H. Qochenonr,
P. H. Grandetaff,
Thoa. ?'. Burke. - - Ne?
Hiram Bau.-ernian, ... Wcothtock,
SUPERINTENDENT ?l 8C1I001 B.
J. H. Grabill, - ? - W
g( HOOt TBCSTEES.
Davis,?G. A. Brown, Harrieon White,Jno. II
BioxrwAXL.?Joe. Doll, D. F. Bpiker, Jac s
Johnson.?E B. Shaver, Danie! Bmunan, Sil.,
MaI'I-'.n,?Joe. Comer, Philip i
Ashbi.- Joeeph Perry, A. j. Myers, H, i:. C '
I.EE.-G. M. Tidier, J- II. Kagey. Mark Th
uHockman - - - Mt.Ollve,
J teph Ma] :..-. - - - Ei -
Abraham it.,>< - - - Edit!
sami. C. Smnel r Cohnnbia P
B wman, - H
MarkThomaa, .... Foreetville.
SHKXANDOAU COUNTY BANK.
Walton, - - ?'H -, lent,
U. Bonun, - - <'?
J. W. Magrnder, - t. Caahier,
NEW MARKET BANK.
David F. Kagey, ..... Caabler,
COMMISSIONERS IN CHANCERY.
Ci'irnr COUHT.?P. Vf. Magrnder, E. E. Stick
bsy, I. Hite hint, E. D. Newman.
Cooxri C'.ikt.?p. W. Magrnder E, E Ftkk
ley, L. Triplet*, Jr.
COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNT?.
P. W. Magrnder ... Woedxtcck Vi
j Niw MARKET, VA.
.Mus. S. IIoi.rz.MAN, Prop ristres.
Bavin*, folly nutted and repaired th
known H >iel it is now open for tbe reception ? ?
toeeta an i boarder*. Rev Market ii surrounded
by a number of exoeBent springs among whicb
are Sulphur, Chalybeate, I ;
1 amid tbe mopt beaut.lu!
and piutuieeqne seenry.?Peraona in the cities de
Kiriug a few weers >f e,>uutry air, witb quiet eom
fort, at reasonable rate?, will be accommodated.
The table wUl be an eapedal cere ; the Bar rap
plied ?lu? choies Uqn is, and th* Bteblea |
'.ntb best ,if provendi r.
Feb. r? tf.
OLD DRUG STORE,
established about 1W> by Dr. John O. .SihmiC.
B. SCHMITT- - - Proprietor
Drugs, Medicines. Glass,
PERFUMERY, BOAP8, BRUSHES.
Stationery, etc., etc
CANDY, WUTS. PHI I'liVc
$eg* As cheap as the cheapest, ""tBa
Purity anil Iidiubilttij
of goods always guerranteed. Preecrijition? care?
fully compounded at all bourn.
BARBOR * HAMILTON,
Louisiana Avenue Washington, D. C.
We have connected with our Wholesale Or,?, ry
and Liquor Business
A COMMISSION DEPABTME5T
URDIR TaU MANA(?EMI NT 09
A. E PHILLIPS,
for the gale of Flour. Grain, Hay, Lumber Fggs,
Butter, cheese, Potatoes, Poultry, in fact, all kind,
of Country Produce.
All evnsigumeiiU will receive onr best attention
and prompt returns made for the same.
Mr. R. F. tCNoX, formerly of Alexandria, Vs.,
will give hi- personal attention to the Virginia
and nervism! trade. Kespeetfullv,
Apr, U "l>r. BARUOl'RA I?IYT)X
am mu vita wklcojie.
Oh! mother, and sister, and wife,
While you ?riera o'er the ills tliat yn bear,
and charga all tho woes of your sorrowful life
To bim who should lighten your caro;
Think )'. une.
The husband, Um lather, the son?
For the povtrt] I iJ ? rj, sorrow, or shame,
That bavt followed you, one li y '
Did yon always ,<rcot with teligbt,
His coming pool lalior to r
Did you welcome him home a? noon, or at night,
As'you ?ral?ame tas atrangeT gneatl
And when became homi with a sigh,
Because thote was nothing to do,
And cpoke of the t-f??ou of ?diene? nigh?
Did bis heart receive comfort from you?
Did yon meet him with coldness and scorn 1
Did torn answer nil plaint ?tab a aaaarl
Though you huew that his soul was with agony
At the prospect so glo ray and drear?
How sad, when at tie oloaa of the day
The home?aril-boiiLd hurriul f!.".
To bear the i OOT. deso?ate, loiterer -
"Ihere's nobody wa.tiug forme?"
Ob! th'uk of the terils that ?ait,
Always wait in adversitj's court,
For the husband, tlio son, or the 1
lias marked for her pllile-?s a] OTtl
Be kind to bitn, tbeu, in the hour,
When his soul is with sorrow i i>?? i -
Wheu clouds of miafortun? and misery lower
Make home his ewe* t haven of ren
'If they wouldn't let hi? have it!'?said
Mrs. Leslie, weeping. '0, if they
wouldn't sell him liquor, thcre'd be no
trouble ! He's, one of tiio best of men.
when he doesn't drink. He neverl
liquor into the house; and he tries bard
enough, I know, to keep sob', r; but he
cannot pass Ji nk's tavern.'
Mrs. Leslie was talking with a sym?
pathizing neighbor; who n sponded by
saying that she wished the tavern ??
burn down, and that, for her part,
didn't feel any too good to apply Arc to
the place herself. MrsL - ? Bighcd,
and wiped away the tears wilhhei
'It's bard, is,1 she murmur?
cd, 'to see a man like Jcnks growing
rolar and richer every day out ol the
earnings ol poor working nun, whose
families are in want of bread. For ev?
ery sixpence that goes over
one is made poon r--t<
is given a tbiob of pain.'
'It's a downright shame '.' exclahm d
the neighbor, indignantly. 'It 1
my way with the lazy, good-fcr-noth
ingjftllow, I'dsec that he did
thing u.-e ul if it was
the mad. Were it my busband instead
of yours thai In i nliced into his bar.
depend on't he'd -
While the com. rsalloti w i
a little girl, not over It n years of age,
ig attentively. Aft? r a w lile
she went quiet); room, an '.
throwing her apron over her head,
her way. uuobservi d by 1. i m
Where was little Lizzie going? 1
wasapurp. in her mind?she
i on a mission. 'Oh, if they
wouldn't sell bim liqu ear?
nest, tearful words ol her mo'her had
filled lier thought. If Mr. Jcnks
wouldn't sell her father anythii
drink, 'there would be no more trouble, '
How simple, how direct the remedy.?
She would ^o to Mr. Jcnks aud ask him
not to 1? I her lathi r Lave anj more liquor
and tin n all would be well again. Art
1 -. ! And ihfc was hi :
Tin - uks, ll ? laziest
man in Millanville?lie ivas too lazy to
work, and then on went to tavern
keeping?stood nearly a quarter of a
mile from the poor tenement o<
by the Leslie-, Toward this point, un?
der a hot, Bultry sun, little Lizzie made
her way, her mind bo filled with its pur?
pose that was uuconscious ol heat or
Not long ht fore, a traveh r alight? ?1
at the tavern. Aft< r giving d:n
to have his hoi ?es P d, he < ntt red the
bar-room and weut up to where J
stood behind the counter.
?llave son? thing to drink:-' inquired
'I'll take a glass ol water, if J ou
Jenks could not hide the indiffi reuct
at once felt toward thestrangcr, Verj
deliberately he set a pitcher and glass
Upon : . and then turned part?
ly away. The stranger poured out a
full tumbler of water, and drank it oil
with an air 0 ion.
'Good water thai of yours, laudlord.'
'Il '.-;' w;i- rcturocd somcwbal un
?Never drink Water by itself.1 A'
. ,1 tliis |K. winked to ene ofbii
good customers, who was lounging it
ilie bar. in fact, It's -o long since ?
drank any water, that! forget bowii
tastes. Don't von Lcsl V
The nun to whom this was ad
ed ?as not so lar lost toaban
He blushed and linked confused, as a<
it mlghl ? u-, il
we had not lost our relish for pure wa?
'A true wind spoki n, ni?, fri? ud!'
said the stranger turning to ilie man.
weose swolen visage patched, thread?
bare garments too plainly told tbcstorj
al bis sa 1 li c. 'Wat< r, pure watt r,
bright water,' that is my motto, li
never swells the face, nor inflami i
eye, nor mars the countenauce. It?at?
tendants are health, thrift and happi
It lakes not away the childri n'a
bread, nor the toiling wife's garment-.
Water!?it is one of God's cfa
bleselncsl Our friend, the landlord,
here sa\s he has forgotten how il i
and you have lost all r< lish for the re?
freshing draogbt ! Ah, this is ?
eonCessiou?one which the angels might
*?< ep to bear.'
There were two ?>i three Customers in
tbe liar besides Leflie,to whom ihiawas
addressed; and all ol them -in spite of
the landlord's angry and sneering coun?
tenance?treated the stranger with at
tpntion and respeel. Hcting this, Jciiks
could not restrain himself; so, coming
Iran behind his bar, he advanced to
h'.s side, and laying his hand quite r
ly on his shoulder, said,m a ytcrcnip
here my friend! If you
about making a temperance lecture.
can adjourn to the Town Hall or
The stranger moved aside a pace
tWO, soth.it the hand of JenkS m
fall from bit ? -, ron, and then said m
There must be something wrong Ik
il a man may not speak in praise of
ter witho.it giving offence.'
i .-aid you can adjourn your lectu
T!i" landlords lace was now fin ry r
and he spoke with insolence and pa
'U, well, as you are the president
the meeting. 1 suppose we must let y
ex, reise an arbitrary power of aljou
m ut,' said the stranger, good hum
cdly. i didn't think any one had
strong a dislike for water as to cousu
itt pnflsQ an insult.
At this moment a child stepped ii
the bar-room. Her little face was flu
ed, and great beads of perspiration Wi
slowly moving down her crims
cheeks. Her step was elastic,her mi
ner earnest, and her large, dark e;
bright with an eager purpose. S
glanced neither t? the right nor the h
but walked up to the landlord, lifted
him her sweet, young face, and said,
that thrilled cver> heart 1
'Please, Mr. JenkS, don't sell pa
?Ulf home with you. this instant !' (
claimed Jeuks, tie' crimson of his fa
deepening to a dark purple. As
. be advanced toward the chi]
with hi- Landed lifted in ihrcalnlng i
?n't, Mr. -I' nks,' persist
the child, not moving from where s
: stood nor taking her eyes from the Ian
lord's countenance. 'Mother says
you wouldn't sell him liquor there'd
do trouble. Lie's kind and go I to
all wh( n he dot sii't drink.'
'Off, 1 say!1 shouted Jcnks, no
maddened beyond self-control; .uni !
baud was about descending upon tl
httlc one, when the stranger cough t h
i:i i.'.- arms, exclaiming, a- he did s
with deep emotion:
?(,,?1 bles tbe child ! No. li". pr
led; 'don't fear bin
Plead for your home. Your petitio
must prevail. lie cannot say nay tooi
of the little one?, whose angel? do nl
Ways behold the fare of their Father i
- tl.e child,' addc
the stranger, in a choking v. ere. ?(
that the father from whom she has com
on this touching errand, ware preset]
1:' there, wi re an\ thins; of man
h "'d left in bis nature, this would aw.,
ken it from its palsied slei p.'
'Papa, ('. papa, now cried the child
o.: forth h< rhands. In the nex
moment -he was clinging to the
of'her father, who.with bis arms claspei
tightly around her, stood weeping act
mingling his tears with those now rain?
W !.;.! an oppressive stillness pervad
id the room! Jcnks stood subdued an<
bewildered, his state of mental confu
i ly enabled him to compre
bend the full import ol the scene ; tht
Btranger looked on wonderingly, yc
(1, i ply affected. Quietly, and will
moist eyes, the two or three drinkini
customers, who had been lounging in
j the bar went stealthily out: and the
i landlord, the stranger, and the fathei
; and his chile,were left the only inmates
, of the loom.
'Come.Lizzie dear! This '.- no place
for us,'said Leslie, breaking the deep
Bill lu''. ?We'll go home.'
And the unhappy inebriate took h'.s
': v the hand aiel led lu r toward
the door, lint the little one held back.
'Wait, papa, wait !' she said, ile
ret, ( >.I wish be wwuld
'Promise her. in Heaven's namr,'said
Tromiss!'sa?d Lhslie, in a s'.ern,
yet Solemn voice, a- he turned and fix*
! e ! hi- eyes up.in the landlord.
if I do promise, I'll keep it!' rc
I turned Jenks, m a threatening tone, as
he m t?rm d the gaze of Leslie.
'Then, for God's sake I'romiseV cs
c'a m d Leslic.in a half-despairing voie
'Piomitt ajul I'1' '"? Kur?,1
'Be it sol May I be cursed, if eve
I sell you a drop of drink at thin ba
while I am the landlord o.' the Stag BUI
Jenks spoke with an angry emplia
?(??d be thanked!' murmured lb<
inkard, as he led his child away
'God be thanked! There is liopc lo
me y el. '
Hardly had the mother ofLizzie miss?
ed In r child, ( re -he entered, leadinj
her falber by the band.
'O, mother!, she cxclaimck, with a
jov-lil countenance, and In a voice ol
exultation, 'Mr. Jenks has promised!'
'Promised what !' Hop.' sprung up in
her heart on wild fluttering wings, bet
face flushed, and thou grew deadly pair.
? ! panting for a reply.
Thai be would never sell me another
glass ol liquor.' said bet husband,
A pair of thin,while hands were clas| -
ed quickly together, an ashen face was
turned ?upward, tearless eyes looked
their thankfulness to Heaven.
There Is hope yet, Ellen,' said Les?
'Hope, hope ! And 0, B 1i erd, yon
have said the word.'
"Hope, through our child. Innocence
has prevailed over vice nml cruelty.?
She came to Iba strong, evil, passionate.
loan, find in lier weakness and innoecnec
pic vailed over bim. God made her
(i orleaeand eloquent.'
A vearaflerward the stranger eamr
?gain that way, and stopped at the BUaj
and Hound.-:. As before. Jeokl wa?
behind his well-Iilled bar, and drink
customers came and went in numlx
Jenks did not recognize him until
called for water, and drank a full tt
blcr of the pure liquor with a hearty zc
Then he knew him, but feigned to
ignorant ol bis identity. The stran;.
made no reference to the scene he I
witnessed there a twelve month bcf<
but lingered in the bar for most of I
day. closely observing every one tl
came to drink. Leslie was not amo
'What has become of the man a
the little girl I saw here, at my lastr
it to MUanville*1 said the stranger spei
ing at last to Jcnks.
'(Joue to the demon, fer all I car
was the landlord's rude answer, as
turned off from his questioner.
'For all you care, no deubt.' s?
the stranger to himself. 'X'cn oft
speak their real thonghts in a passion
'Do you sec that little white cotta
away off there, just at the edge of t
wood? Two tall poplars stand in front
Thus spoke to the stranger one wl
had heard bun address the land lord.
i do?what of it V he answered.
'The man you asked for lives there.
"And what is more, if he keeps on ?
he has begun,the cottage will be all li
own m another year, Jenks, here,dosrj
feel any good blood for him, as youm:
well believe. A pool man's prosper!
is regarded as so much loss to him. Lcsl
is a good mechanic?one of the best
Millanville. He can earn twelve dolla
' a week, year in aud year out. Two hui
dreddollars he has already paid on bl
cottage, andas he II that much riebe
thinks himself that jnuch poon
?lor all this surplus, and more t<
would have gone into his till if Lcsl
he! not quit drinking.'
'Aha, I see! Well, did I
you call him, ever try to get a drill
nee the landlord promised u< v,
to let him I.aye another drop.'
Twice, to my knowledge.'
?And he refused bun?'
'Yes. If you remember, he said, i
? ?'.'May I be cursed, if I sell hit
: another drop.'
i renn mber il very well.'
'That save; or Leslie. Jenks :
superstitious in some things. II
wanted to get his custom again?for
was well worth having?and he was ac
tually handing him the bottle once, whe
I saw it and reminded him of his seit
ilion. lie Im sitated,looked ?rigid
cued, withdrew the bottle from th
counter, and then, with curses. rJrOVi
i. ."in his bar-room, threatening
at the same time to horsewhip him i
ever be ?t over his (hreshboli
i'ooi drunkard? !' mused the strange
' as be rod,- past the neat cottage of tin
reform d m in a roupie of hours after
ward, 'As the case now stands, yet
ill only save as by lire. All law.ah
proti ? lion is on the side of those whe
are engaged in enticing you into siu
and d ?fr tying you; body and soul. Tu
t'i irevil work they have free course
II it : ir you, unhappy wretches, aflei
t'i \ h iv ? robbed you of worldly goods,
??i n manhood itsi If, are provided
prisons and pau| ? 1 And for
your children'?a dark shadow swept
o,' r lh( stranger' 1 a shudder
wen I lltrought hi- frame. '( 'an it be a
ry in which I live, and
such things darken the Very sun at
noonday?' lie added, as he sprung his
horse into a gallop and rode swiftly on?
1 Hard Test
Ten or a dozen men were enjoying
the not weather which baked the
shingles on a ferry dock saloon, yester?
day, when a stranger stalked in and in?
quired of a bar-tender.
i "Haveyou any mint?'
'Yes, sir,' was the reply.
?And you have sugar, lemons, brandy
gin, and .-o forth ?'
The Stranger turned round to the
crowd, noted the ^sudden increase of
interest hi each face, and kindly said:
?Gentlemen,' continued the strauscr
m a plaintive tone, "don't be backward.
Juleps wait for all. Every one of yo
who is known as a liar will pleas
Not a man stood. The Stranger'
face betrayed keen disappointment a
he o d a rousing big 'mint' for him
self, and not .t word was spoken in tin
place while he slowly sipped the coolini
liquid through a Straw. When lie ha<
finish? il be wiped his mouth and said:
'Well every tru'hteller in the crow?
will now siand up."
Each man rose up with the protnpt
'And sit down agam,'aoftly said tin.
man as he made for the door.
They would have sat down on him,
hut great truthtellers are poor runners,
Tin; Ai i:\i:i.i. Man. -A mothci
ami her lale were among the many
ngcrs waiting at a Western depot
recently. Wie had a child carefully
wrapped up. and this fact attracted the
attention of a bio fellow with a three
story overcoat and a rusty satchel in bis
ham', tutting down beside her he re?
?l old weather for such lillle people,
She faintly nodded.
?Does he sceaa. to fael it much :?' con
tinned the man.
She shook her head.
'Is it a healthy childf lie asked,
'He was up to a few moments ago1
she suapped out ; 'but I am afraid he
Ins sun Ucil so muc'x wlii?key around
here thai, he'll have the delirium tremeftS
The man <;ot right up and walked out
of the room and was nfo.waros seen
Fishing; for Fun.
I landed my lirst pickerel the first
evening we were 00 Lake Minnetoka.
I am not a skillful fisherman. I told
the boys I could do a little plain fiel
but I didn't want to be set down for
anything with any km,I of flatting,
embroidery, knife plaiting, or anything
of that kind about it. I fished from the
shore, by tbe side of a veteran li.sln.r
roau, Mr. A. K. Duulap, of Tita-.
He knows every fish in the lake by
name. He can tell by the movement
of the tine what kind of a fish is at your
hook. Sometimes they run av ay with
it's a pickerel,'shouted Mr. Dunlap.
in intense excitement. 'A big fellow.
Take out your lines,1 he yelled to the
rest of them. 'Give him plenty of
room? Play him !' he shrieked at me.
'Let him run! Keep your line taut!
Don't give him an inch of .-lack! Look
out! Don't let him de that again! Let
him run! Now, bring him in this
Look out! Don't let him do that again!'
By this I was so excited I was on the
point of throwing down the pole and
ru-hing out in the lake, intending to
run the fish down and kick it to death.
I screamed to Mr. Duulap :
'You take the pole and land him, I
He refused. He turned and hurled
his own polo, lance, fashion, into the
?Here!' he shouted, nulling down the
bank about twenty feet below me.
stooping down and spreading ou
arms. 'Here ! Now ! Bring him in
here through the shoal water! I'll get
him? Careful, now ! Steady! Ah ? '
And tlip flap, I had him on the shore.
lie was a beauty. A little suuii.-h.
about three and a half niche-.
It was a long time before we said
anything. Mr. Dunlap climbed a big!
birch tree, in the top of which his polt
had lodgt d. and we re-umed our fl
!'. lently Charley Armkoecht coo
ami 1 sad :
'How fun?y the frogs sir.nd over in
And then we laughed a long tin.', at
the frogs. \. long, long time, and very
heartily. They were very Umuy
But Mr. Dunlap fished on very
heartily, by and by he said the fish
wouldu't bite when there was much
noise, So we held our hush aid the
ti-h bit. licit they didn't bite any of us
| vory badly.
The fishing is excellent almost any?
where in the lake. That ev< nil
the upper lake one of the boj? i
ame huge pickerel. When we came to
count the fish, howeVer.it appeared that
he had caught one pickerel nine :
it was a very large fish, and they are
going to lia ve its skin dried whole fora
spectacle-cause. I caught more fish
than any one else in the paty, but lb y
were all. with one exception, catfish,
and I learned, to my amazement, that
I had riiagra and the lake.?
Why isn't a fish a fish, I'd like to know
- m ??? ? ?
Hot? a lesmg Scamp was Trapped,
Dr.T.C Mad?lux was out drivin
?.v. and a ?in- setter dog who
o ft t n ; ?, m uns trottin
alongsid ?? A
ipni ;? ;' c ty he missed tl
animal. I i a collar around il
neck with bis name < n it. he ,
his mind that it would he returned.
While driving home he s;iw seven
boys, and one of them was leading
dog which had a rope tide to its collai
The boy who held the rope hailed hin
with. 'Say, mister, don't you want t
buya dog?'andas Dr. Maddux drev
up at the sidewalk, he recognized hi
misting setti r.
'Whot will you take for him. my lad?
said the doctor.
'Well. 1 gut M l.e's worth a couple o
dol?an ain't he ':' said tl)
'All right,'said the doctor, 'I'll giv<
you two dollars for him, but I haven'
got it in change, dust jump in and driu
down the street a little ways.'
The boy ami dog jumped in. Tin
dog pranced around his master's tee
and seemed ?^uiteoverjoyed.
'Mather seems to like you.' sai 1 tl.?
boy; "takes to yen friendly all of r
'Uh, yes,' said the Doctor, 'Am'l
you sorry to los? him ?'
'Wouldn't sell him for the world.'
said the boy. 'only mam and dad won't
let me keep him home. I got that
collar and put my name on it just a
Utile while ago. That's worth a dollar
Here the carriage drew up in front ol
'A ?? station, hut the
hoy did not know what bUt.Jipg it was.
'.lust bring your dog in.' said Dr.
Maddux, entering and holding open
the door While the inn.cent y.img
rascal walked in and was thunderstruck
when, altera few words of explanation,
be was locked up. He begged hard to
?jet oil", ami in consideration i
youth Justice Peters dismissed him with
a repriman h /-' rtt? 11 I
Where education lias been entirely
neglected or improperly managed, we
sec the worst passions ruling with un?
controlled and in ??? N ml - raj .
sense de... iier.ites into irait and anger
rankles into malignity. Restraint,
which is thought most salutary, comes
to* late and the most judicious admo?
nitions are urged iu vain.
An old Irish soldier who pr d d bin -
self upon hi* bravery, said he had
fought in tbe bat tie of Bull run. When
asked if be retreated and made good his
e?capc, as others did on that famous
?hm, he replied,'Be ?Jabere, th? e
that didn't run are there yit.'
What rile? a country postmistress is
to have a postal card come to the office
w nttea ti Vt
The I: on Heard <i Lover.
In the Ii'.r crowd of ex, ursiouisl ?
n tie- City 1!.'! steps for a n ?t.
the' other '1 ly
cellent length of legs, a'.cl a girl wit!;
sixteen auburn curls hanging around her
bead. They had scar i I ?
selves and lock? I II 'li .sie;
cautiouslj observed :
??.' ie- repli? I.
thing afire w< started I promised
mother not to let you drink any sida
water, it's the worst thing in
world tobring on co-urn,
She was quiet for a moment, and
pointing to the left, roma
that Sarah is eating p i
they have p i uiuts in I
?\\ ail. yes; but your mother caulioued
nie the last Ciing not to buy p ,
for you. The shucks arc apt to g<
your windpipe. The Queen of Hi
was choke! to death in that ????
Pretty soon a boy i cue along with
some fiuit, and the young woman
obliged to say :
?'Y' s. th i' do,"
lover, "but i pi
at the depot not '? ? I uy any fru
you. Tie n . :
cil t:., -
The young m in I
to take comfort n iuno
ei nil;. :
'When I came up
with Jim, I
'Yes. ami what wa
light out li
i or .?'
She had got down I
i can ' . .t.ft
'Wall, no, not exactly.' I.
_';i me an ap|
-ay that.' a. warmish
water, if anj ! Y a sot nd I'll
borrow a dij per somewh
of and it wa
aud a hah
. 1 her.
God, ai.d :
buman society. let the ci.
train; ? ? r of tic g (?pel break
forth and shiuc in the daily walk and
conversation of all who prof.??, faith in
It. Try it for a day. I be?
- rve yourself in . n easy and
. mind. Be but for one
day. instead ol a Are ?
, the Bun worshiper ol a clear Belf
in. aid compare the day in which
you have ro it< d oui tin '?'
satisfaction with that on which you have
allowed cheerfulness to grow up. and
you w.ll lind your h art open to every
raolivi. s tur . hem d,
and your breast armed with a panoply
again? : truly you
will wonder at your own improvement.
Cbecrfulut -? i litest in the
days ol trial. Jeremiah snug ? -
in the dungeon. John beheld the
brightest visions of Now Jerusalem iu
Patmos. Bunyan wroh bis "Pila
Progress" ina dungeon. Lutliertrans?
lated tbe liible while iu prison. .
is great in.. * ver in Christian
cheerfulness on those who witn i
from without. It i- lunsbiuc and drip?
ping clouds, a Sabbath heart ?u a week
day body, and Sabbath speech amind
the dialect of Babel. It is bi .
when all aioii'.i 1 it is blackest. When
our natural affections cease tiuir music,
we then hear .songs from the -kv as
unutterable nielo.lies, which cur ear
hath not heard ; when the world is all
gloom, a !?? -
out of every pebble, and sees the
as arteries al tng which pul
felicity reach him. He cau
with Kabbakkuk, ??although the f? tree
shall not bl her shall fl
.m the vine ; the labor ot the olive shall
the docks shall Dfl CUt Off from the field.
and there be no herd in : yet I
will rejoice in the L trd, I will joy in the
God of my salvation." Among
It make- the person who ?
happy aud useful. a the
Lmd always, again I - ." B
;1, th,. ?'lie g rl who was eating her
,1 ;,;,, r ; Lhe gold the sun fell
upon h rs| pul the spoon to
her mouth, exclaiming "Oh, ma! 1
bave ?How d a who! ? spoonful of
Ihn - : "Sever be hasty to
check a child's talk, children not only
? ans speak the ttulb, butach
way of thinking of a subject .
mg of II is otten so fresh that a man
may learn from if. Out of the mouths
of babe* may come wisdom." D re
- patience to di a! with children,
urn it is generally well repaid.
? ??? ?
?D , vou know what bulei
asked a man of an old farmer. 'I
h| I d d ' laid the granger 'but Hie
bull wasn'tdozin-: he WM only km; k'ng
me believe, and. being in the middle of
a forty-acre lot. I naturally bad to make
pretty quick time l" reach the hace
ahead of him'
The mother bad cut her little daugh
balr to make 'bangs.' Surveying
l;i-1- own woik. she said: 'Bessie, yes?
terday you looked as if you had no
sense. To-dat you look la il your
'mother had none'.
' 1 at Oni
, l ire of BM Hu m, or iasj, for th? fin
M ut lnae
' ' 'tionsbe mark
t, it .v.111),: published until
>' fo'timn will ?? liai
t?*1 ? -lit.i* 0- ?Olli
sssssa?y? ??i 11 r^saMasasBBBBBBassasassBaaB?
Printe Altert*! Boyhood.
A German da bes?, distinguish?
iting her birth-.
si,? ,ii Germ .
tratulalioa were <
an I the bul) . ., .
1' - a
lad-, of ten and < 1
of ajo- can; in?one na
I ted the du
g tve them the custo m ry present ol
1 nils d'or to i a .', and related to t
. that no
?hould - mag in
view ... -as ah\
doing ?rood and caring for h
and when on one evening, while
itedthat be Lad
' of kindn< ? to
?il'- :.' '-. I
'A' . I
to lay h y .
i. i ? i n.ui. and
at, was toui
ry of t
Turning away, ??.
kit the clu woman v., eplng with joy.
1 it.til t
the Lord will deliver him
?,1m and keep him alive, and
'? he ble-'
A Story of a Trail.
\ -.va- a litt!;. ? ? .' weasc
our stores a
'What are yeghin foi
I cents,' v- -
'?ut ? want some yarn lo i .
Hut : .
sharply. Then turning|to the i
lone. and rcmaikeJ :
? the egg?
Itinuo wl.i i,
- it ev< ry toe on
shut. yank off
The "Id man shut, and the i
was .. is for
?i shall '??.' v. : -re anybody for slander.
u *':>; months than I
bis m not know enough to
one peri >1 In bl
i amele be can be saved.
It is not loo mu h to say that al
: me and n i
under a cau^py of the mo?;
lying that human ingenuity li capable
nade familia, t ? tb< ' oy'i isj
in the popular story papers,
circulated by the thousand,every week
old doctor to a graduating class of stu
! ad men pay no bills.
You must get your le i fore
) our head can direct VOU in the
The man who is wailing for some?
thing to turn up. generally finds it
when he steps on a barrel hoop.
-m ??? ? -.
mu?, why arc de bogs de most m
ut folks in dc world ?" "Because
dey nose everything.
Our extra strong-minded woman has
remarked that an old bachelor is a [man
who through selfish motive?, lus re?
frained from making |somc worn; n