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WICHITA, SEDGWICK COUNTY, KANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, IS 72.
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TWO HOLLA IM lKK YKAK, IX ADVANCE.
AETT2TI2Cr3 1ATI2 HA3B TKOWM CS AIW.tt!ATieT?
THE RATES we have estallilnl for adrt-r-
X. ,rill vlll IJV VLIItllJ B41IKTI1X 11 111 U tT III-
htanre. They are as low as clmrjfe'Uiy n majority
01 ine paieri) in trie ext, and n low as any ihi
lier ftimUtKil on a drat ami lasting IWM; with a
larce circulati-ju, will do btiMnef. We think
Itmlneiw men can get f alu received by advert!
injr with in. We k no one to patronize iw out of
charily, ami do not want a man'i niom-v unli-rw
Me jcive him value received. We could easily
mi our COIUUIII9 mu lorein auvenisements,
humbugs, patent medicine, etc., at less than our i
regular rates. Itut we hoin; that we never w ill be '
roiuelled to do'so. Xotbing teakH xo well for a I
iowii miki me enterprise 01 us citizens iik grow tn '
1 the columns or the local iiaiHr
wen niieu wnn nooie advertisements or home
trade and business. Wc shall charge all alike,
foreign and local, and shall not deviate from our
established rates. No dbplay tyie larger than
1'ira will be used in these columns, and lu no cane
will cuts, or black ami unsecnly illustrations be
udmitted into this pajier.
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Eastern Mail rvia Wichita & Southwestern R.
It. J Arrives daily at 3:10 r. N. Departs dailv at
3:.'i a.m.. !
Eureka, Eldorado and Augusta Arrives Mon- I
lays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 0 p. M. De- .
mrtrf Tllli.flitVa 1AlH1'iva nml .ifitiilui.'a ut IT
Arkansas City (via "Wlnfleld, Douglai and Aii-gn-ta)
Arrives daily at 0 r. M. Dejiart daily at
li A. M.
Arkansas City ( via Llttlctown, Nennelscah, Ox
ford and El Taso) Arrives Tuedavs, Thursdays
and Saturdays, at G r. M. Departs Monday,
Wednesdays and Fridays at 0 A. M.
Caldwell rvIaCliiunskn, Wellington and Relle
Plaine) Arrircg Tneslas, Tliurwlavs and .Sat
urdays Bt f I1, v. Departs Mondaj-, Wednewlavs
anil Fridays at 6 a. m.
Saliua (via Siilgwick and Newton; Arrives
Saturday at 9:43 r. M. Departs Saturday at 3:Wi
Mimner City Arrives Tuesdavs, Tliurvlavsanil
Saturdays at 1 r. M. Departs Mondays, Wedne
das and Fridays at I r. M.
findon am! Wellington Arrives Tuesdays and
Fridays. Departs Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Dry Creek, Clarion ami Clear Water Arrhe
mid dejiart M ednesdoys, once a week.
On and after date the postollice will be open for
the delivery of letters nml the sale of stamps from
T a. m. tos,1,' P. M.
Ili-rcafterthc office will be open on Sunday from
j tn 111 A. K.
Mails going east and south clo-.e prompt at "H
V. W. J. T. IIOLMKS, P. M.
First I'reshWcrlan Church!. 1
lor. Services in church building, C4me
und Second streets, every Saliliatli ut 11 o'clock
A. M. and 7 'i P. M.
M. K. Church J. F. Xklv, pastor. Sen ices
at the School Hou: elerv s:ihhuth at 10',' o'clock
A. M. or S p. t. Alternate with l.'picpal
Hoard of Omnty CommNsIoneis II. C. Ram
low, R. X. Nfki.kv, Mil. II. Koiiv, Chairman.
County Treasurer S. S. Joun-on.
OlUlltV Clerk FlIKII. !.HATT.NK!l.
heriri" lonv Mr.Aisnr.u.
Clerk Di-trirt lourt loii.v Mrlvou.
1'rohatf .lodge Wm. Hai.hu i.v.
Mipcriiitfiulfiit l'nlilic Instruction W. C. Lit
tle. Register of Deed" Ioiin Mi Im.
County Attorney II. . M.r i.
County hunejiir luiiv A. Minm:.
Mavor E. H. Allf.j.
l'oflee Judge J. M. Arwoon.
Citj- Treasurer Chaiilks A. 1'lilLi.lP.
Marshal M. Mkaihikk.
City Attorney Wm. Hai.dwin'.
City Clerk Jr.o. S. Hkniiv.
Justices of the I'eace Wv. H. RoAitxe, II. E.
Constables S. K. Oiimf.rt, Geo. DkAmoi'ii.
Counril First Wanl Dn. Owens, Ciiaulem
SriiATTSEK. Second Wanl .Iap. A. Stevenson,
II. II. Linbskv. Third Ward I. M. Martin,
A. J. LANosiMjnr. Fourth Wanl J. C. Frakeu,
W m. Smith.
Hoard of Education First AVard X. A. Eno
lirii, Nelson McClers .Sccoud Ward E. I'.
t aterman, W. C Wookman. Third Ward
. W. Reeves, R. S. West. Fourth Ward A.
11. Faiiriqi-e, Fithii. A. Sowers.
F. A A. M. Meets on the first and third
Moudajs of each month.
II. S. Slcss, W. M.
v T Friday nicht of each week
C. !i. Caliiwell, W. C
UNION SAHHATII SCHOOL.
Meets every Sabbath, at the lresbytern Church,
at aj; o'clock A. M.
Mecta ever- Sunday afternoon nt 3 o'clock, at
the School House.
U. S. LAN1 OFFICE
DOUGLAS AVENFE, near corner of Law
rence. A. Amn, Register; W. A. Siian
xw, Receiver. Office hours Irom a to 12 A. M.
and from 1 to3r. ji.
ATTORNEV-AT-LAW, Wichita, Sedgwick
county, Kansas. Will practice in the State
courts and attend to business connected with the
U. S. Land Office. apifi-ly
JAMES L. DYER,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Wichita, Sedgwick
county, Kansas. Will practice In the State
oourts and" attend to business in the U. S. Land
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Wichita, Kansas.
.1. F. LAUCK,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, first door west of U.S.
Land Office, Douglas avenue, Wichita, Kas.
.-ltcclnl attention given to all kinds ofbusiness
connecteil with the U. S. Ijnd Office. l.Vtf
W. H. KNAPP,
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Land Agent anil No
tary l'ublic, Oxford, Kansas. mj 1-ly
, II. MOIIPK.
W. II. KlUKfATItlCK.
ATTORXKYS AN1 COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
Wichita. Sedgwick county. Kansas. Will
practice in all the court in the Thirteenth Judi
cial District and attend to contest cased in the
Land Office. apl9-ly
ATTORNKY-AT-LAW, Wichita, Sedgwick
ATWOOD dfc LITTLE,
JSO. M. ATWOOII. WM. 6. LITTLE.
ATTORNKYS-AT-LAW, llf. Main direct, Wi
B. F. PARSONS.
COUNSFXOR AND ATTORNEY
RUGGLES A PLUMB,
A ATTORNKYS-AT-LAW. Kmnnria. Kansas
jf Will practice in all the Federal and Inferior
1K. A. J. L.vxusnoitF,
BSTIST OFFICE Xo. TO Toprka avenue.
richita. Kansas. He Ispreparetl to perform
iK-rtiou m the teeth in the most erfect
manner. Teeth Inserted, Irom a single tooth to a
full set, ami warranted. inyl7-3m
ALLEN & FABRIQUE,
K. II. ALI.K.V, II. II. 11. rAlllllljl K, It. H.
HYSICIAXS AXI) ."Sl'lMJF.OXS Office at J
I. Allen's ilniR Mori', .Main Mnct, Wichita.
B. ALLEN, M. D.,
M'lWKOX of the T .-" riiion
Oflirr at Allen's ilrui; -tore, on
W. T. HENDRICKSON, M. D.,
Pll YMCI AX, Sl'UOEOX an.l Accoucheur Of
fice first iloor couth of Woodman'-, store, Main
Mrcet, Wichita, Kan en?.
T H. CONKLYN.
A rOTION AXI COMMlMO.V MKIU'llAXT.
tX. .Vi Main-st., Wichita Mrict attention
I:iiil to the pale of all Limlx ot merchamli-e anil
Seal Estate. Liberal ailvaiicrtmnH nude uncou-T-ipnments
of piwxl- of v cry ilc-cription.
BARON t- GERARD, '
ITMIENCII .lEWKl.EUs. and Cold-mitli. :atls
P taction guaranteed as to style and charges.
An v design of pin, ring or charm made on 4iort j
notice, natcti.". an.l clocks iieaiij au.i prom.tiy ,
repaired. Main srect, opposite Illue s-tore, ich-
QUANTITY AND QUALITY.
STOXE UESTAI'KAXT. Everjthltj
and neat. Meal at ull hour. got uii Oi
notice. Xo. 31 Main street, Wichita.
EIUST-CT.ASS KESTAUIAXT MeaN at all
hour. !upper furnished dancing parties on
rt notice. Iain-tt opiM-ite M f.vilb Jlaid
vjresturr, Wichita, Kiuas
MRS. M. McADAMS,
MILLIXERY AND DRESSMAKING. Dealer
in Fancy Uooris. , Tlie f alert ntjles rccehed
MMfflia out. WichilH, Kama.
MRS. ANNIE WATSON,
.INKltY AND DRESSMAKING of the
.It'mt fiikliikt)tf I If 4tlir t I'm tint rfiuul utwt
lejilnrs. Ka-t side Main street, near 2ml. Wicli-
LI.EN & McKlLLU', Dealers lu Groceries,
rrovisioiH. Flour and Feed. Constantly re-
ring fresh invoices of Groceries.
HOOKS AXI STATIOXKKY.
J. T. HOLMES,
DEALER IN HOOKS, STATIONERY, WTap
iiing iaier, twine, periodicals, etc., lMt-of-buildmg,
SHAVING SALOONS. "
I J. B. THOMPSON,
BARKER AND HAIR-DRESSER. Shaving,
Hair-cutting and dressing done in the latest
stjleorart. Ilaths, hot or cold, 50cts. No. 75
I Main i-treet, Wichita.
LITTLE J51SOWN .ICG.
TCED, HOT, OR TO SCIT THE TASTE. None
J but the purest liipiors kept. Malts, Mifl, sweet
and creamy. apl'.l-Cm C. E. CASE.
AV 1 C II I
XO. 118 MAIN STKKET.
, Authorized Capital,
Capital Paid In, -
WM. r;REIFFEN.STEIN, W. V. COAItll,
J. R. MEAD,
.1. S. IIAURD,
.1. 0. FRAKER.
J. C. FRAKER
.1. R. MEAD
. . .Vice President.
A. 11. i;o-ari.. .
Will do a general banking Iiimih-. GOLD
AND SILVER. FOREIGN AND EAVI ERN EX-
CHANGE ROCGHT AND OLD. Will buy ami
sell COUNTY St KIT and other local securities. j
Tut crest ulloiceil on time deposits. !
Collections jiromptty at tended to.
Jlcccniic St maps for sale.
I'ossesslng ample facilities for the advantageous
conduct of our business, we promise to all our
customers the most favorable rates and the
promptest attention. 1-ly !
FIRST ARKANSAS VALLEY BANK
Loan, Exchange, Discount and Deposit,
WM. C. WOODMAN & SOX.
$20,000 TO LOAN ON MORTGAGE,
And assistance rendered wttlera in proving up
No. 35 Main street, "Wichita,
DOUGLAS AVENUE HOUSE,
BLOOD & COX, Proprietors,
This U a larjtc tlitw-ftorylMiiw, Jiwt rumpli'tri!
mill newly fltrniclieil throughout, it U tlie
Best and Most Complete House
In Southwestern Kansas, anil tlie
FIRST CLASS HOTEL
IN THE TOWN.
$r3"Starei for Atchison, TojM-ka ,t Santa Fe '
KaTlroail, and all Mint in Southwestern Kanas, ,
arrnc at anil ilepart from this hone ilaily 1-ly i
3DO"N"T :r,eia-:d this
(; AIT V(
CHEAPER THAN EVER!
C. M. GARRISON,
MauuTactiirer of anil Healer in
' HARNESS, SADDLERY,
COLLARS, PLASTERING HAIR, HIDES,
FURS. WOOL AND TALLOW, &c,
S7 Main Stret, Wichita, Kansas,
Where I "W ill lnvp constantly on hand a pood as
sortment of Saddles, Draft and (.'arriape Harness,
foliar. Whip, nd everj- article lielonpinp to
the trade, which I will ell "at the very low est rate
for cah, or exchange for greenback, trea-urv
note or fractional currency I am alo prewired
to do all Wind of carriage trimming in short or
der. Kepair promptly attended to for half cah
In hand, the balance in twenty ears' time, with-
! out Infen'-t.
j X. II. Hear in mind I w ill not be underbid
1 All work warranted to-uit the purchs-er. Pleae
I call and examine lin good
t .M ..i:i:iox,
1-ly S7I.iin -treet. Wichita, Kana.
REESE & SAWYER,
Carpenters, Designers and Builders,
Xo l.'i Main Srrrct, ntar corntr Dorgjat .lr
All workeecuted in the mot durable and mod
ern stjle, and warranted to ghe satisfaction.
run amt specinratlons lunil-hiil. Jobbing of
all kind don,, to onler
I J". I. HALES,
Practical Watchmaker and Jeweler.
No. 30 Mum Street.
Would respectful! inform the citizens if Wichita
and surrounding country lhat he has located here,
whee he i prcpnred to dn all work in hi-line
w i.li reatnes and dispatch Watches, clocksaud
Jewilrj neatly and ptvmptlv repair-.! and war
ranted "fxd Work ' ' soiarv Woik ilu
T3ttn C jiehn -.s.J ,r-:
HOW VERY HOT IT IS.
Did you ever know such weather ?
een bright burning dayn together!
, welt'ringniglitfi, ami Droiiinguays)
. Miltry moonbeam lun's bright raya;
' No one knows which way to turn him;
.Mi tilings eiincnm-ii or uurn mm;
' Half the weight ol all the nation,
. In nringoTin ihti-p
i iK-r.-iiiriitii.il ;
And eler man and woman, too,
As lamniid! v thev look at m.
Exclaims, with moit and'mouniful phiz,
"JK-arme! how very hut it is!"
i Ladies, all languid, in miitlin army,
, Loll iimu couches the livelong dayj
lookiug more lovely than we can say
Though, alas! they are rapidly melting away!
I "Wring me an ice!" they languidly cry;
Hut alas and alack! it is "all In my eye!"
' For before it reaches the top of the stairs
j It's turned into water, iUlte "unawares!"
J While John with his salter, looks red, and Stares;
Ami me moist conieciioner inwanliy swears,
As In- wipes with his apron his long, pale phiz,
"Oh! iooh! how infernally hot it is!"
' Fat men waddle along the fetrand,
iping tneir loreneailt nat in Hand;
Dogs hang out their tomrties, and pant,
And nobody gives 'em the water they w
l mil they go mail, ou know and then
They go about snapping at horses and men;
I With "caulu towen and tparrmt-grtut :"
Rut these edibles green they cannot cry,
Their throats are so horribly hot and dry;
j And you hear, from each dus'jy phiz,
"Ah, me! how desierate hot it is!"
I Oil, what a treat 'twould be "to wade,
Ihimicep, in lresn iceil lemonade!
Or to sit a deep marble IhiwI within,
And champagne gurgling around yyiir chin
Hissing and sparkling around your lloe,
1 ill joti open your mouth, and down it goes,
Gulp by gulp, and sup by sup,
Asou""catawainpislily chaw it lip,"
Refreshing your heart and cooling j our faces
Ilurut down, as they have been, with all sorts of
Oh, the fellow who could thus lave his phiz.
Needn't care how w.irm the weather is!
A SACRAMENT OF POVERTY.
IJY MRS. A. E. UAIIR.
A blue sky, and a blue sea, and a
large white 'house facing it in front,
a stretch of firm, gray sands, upon
which the waves kept up an eternal
whispering behind, a grove of orange
trees, the subtle fragrance of whose
blossoming tilled the summer air with a
In tlie front of a piazza of this house
stood, one summer morning, a very
beautiful woman calru browed, with
great pensive eyes, and a face and form
almost faultily "faltk'ss. Her dress was
of some thin texture, of a pale violet
color, and jhe great crimson flowers of
a tropical vine, which trailed over ami
under and round every inch of support
the piazza could yield, threw its rosy
shaddow over her.
Jlcautiful exceedingly, she was yet
p:iMon:itc and proud, and utterly ig
norant of ''the rich blessings of con
straint;"' for her will had always been
to all within her home theyca and nay
froni which there wa3 no appeal. All
who knew her sravc the homairc of im
plicit obedience all stive one; and for
subject she now waited
Poou -he saw hi in coining; his pow
erful black horse devouring the dis
tance with eager steps, until the' stood
under the locust tree, white with
drooping sweetness, that shadowed
the gates of the main avenue. Here
j John Hereford stopped and tied his
! hrsc in their shadow, and then look-
eil lovingly, longingly, toward the wo
1 man watching him from under the
green piazza. lie was worth watch
' ing. this John Hereford; handsome
enough to match even Kuby Hac's
J beauty: a wise young gentleman in
wlioc character there wa-i no scam.
They had loved each other long, but
the course of their love had nof run
"-inooth. First, Uubv's father died,
then the war interfered, and now pov
erty lay like a cold, dark shadow
twecn them. Uoth had been rich,
both were now poor, and between that
had and now lay mUcrie and sorrows
and disappointments enough to have
tamed less confident siiirits.
For some time it had been hard for
either of them to realize the change
that had fallen on their lives. John
had come back from the camp with a
linn trust in his own particular section,
and its ability somehow to tind a liv-
inr for him. Itubv had never believed
it possible that any of her requests i
would be denied by the tradesmen of
the little town which had for so many
years seemed only to exist in ordr to
serve the Kae plantation. Both were
deceived, and it did not take John long
to decide on his future course He de
termined to go bravely to work at
whatever he could find to do, and noth
ing better offering, he accepted the po
sition of overseer to the stranger who
had bought his father's estate.
Ruby was outraged, indignant, not
to be reasoned with, or entreated. She
declared their engagement broken, and
passionately threw at his feet the opal
rin'i John liad given her.
Ihi was jrfull year ago, and since
then they had not spoken. John had
toiled hard in the fields and over the
books of the old familiar estate, and
Ruby had shut herself up with her '
nride anil the two old ncjrro women
who remained fathful to her. Both
had suffered. There were anxious
lines on John's face, and Ilitby's eyes
told a tale of sacrifice. But John's
sufferinjr had brouirht its reward: his
conscioiitioiU, careful toil had
the respect of his employer, and he I
had offered him a vcrv fine position
which he commanded in New York
The salary was large enough, John !
tiiotiirnt, to marrv on
; hence he had ,
written to Rtiliv to ask her for this in
tcrview. John foresaw. that it was
not destined to ho a hanpy one when
she did not conic walking -down the
avenue to meet him, as had been her
custom in happier davs. He could not
tell how much this sacrifice to her
pride cost her, and so he said, rather
bitterly, as he held out his hand :
'A cold grcetinp. Ruby.''
"Such as you have stinted me to,
John. It is not my fault that I cannot
inert you as an equal."
"1 liave left the old Hereford Place
forever. Ruby, so that question is not
worth disciisinr now. A very line
situation, with an excellent salary,
has been o tiered me in Xew York: I
came to ak you once more to share it."
"Eat the bread of service! "Vo. thank
you, John. My little property in the
village buys nic bread and lmislin
dresses. Mammy Ran n and Aunt Sallie
raise chickens and vegetables, and this
poor roof still shelters me. I prefer
poverty and respectability."
"Say pride, Ruby a po'or. miserable
pride, which offers on its cruel altar
not only your own youth and beauty,
but also the happines- of one who has
loved you ever since he can remember.
We have hardly borne this years sep
aration, broken as it has been by an
occasional sight of each other. I am
going away to-morrow. If we meet
no more, how are you going to comfort
yourself for my loss. Ruby?"
"Do you flatter yourself. John, that
you are then really necessary to its
"Ye. I do. Ruby: elc you were the
falsest as well as the most foolish of
women. How often have vou told
me so? Oh, Rub . darling! don't waste
both of our live.-for a sentiment that
ha no meaning in the new order of
thing with which we must now grap
ple." w l
And her keen, stinging an-wer. o
utterly foolUJi and futlic, her cruel,
doubtful little hjieechf. brought at
length on her wi at ihe rirhh deerved,
plain. uueiuivoMl truth." For once
-he iitiailed before the iinpas-ioned.
lovlrj r j.-ntr who Le"d hir t'.iu
hands, and looked into her face with
those open, clear gray eyes.
They parted without hope and with-,
out promise. John went to hi new
life haunted by that last miserable look
which Ruby cbuld not quite suppress;
and she shut close the doors of her
house and heart, and thought she had
left her love lying dead outside.
In the battle of life John soon found
that the first step toward command
ing one's destiny was to command one's
spirit; so he bravely let the dead past
bury its dead, and bent all his great
natural powers to new duties. Kuby
and he seemed to be as effectually sun
dered as if death, and not pride, had
"put them apart."
Thus four years had passed away,
each one drifting them further apart.
For John's friends had gradually fol
lowed his example, and scattered them
selves far and wide from the little
southern village which could no lon
ger give them a subsistence; while liu
uy, more and more offended at a socie
ty which was rapidly assimilating it-
sen to tlie new order ol things, retired
altogether from it. In 1870 6he stood
where she did in 1860, a relic of a class
which will soon be a tradition. Most
of her friends had accepted cheerfully
(or otherwise) the situation. Sonio
were teachinir. some "takimr boarders"
and a few had married men who, ac-
according to Ituby's code, "were not
She, with a courage and firmness
which ought to have had a better object
said to all manner of happiness ''I can
do without thee," and lived in perfect
isolation and seclusion. And if people
arc determined to be recluses, the world
bus not time to convert them. Unity's
acquaintances wondered, expostulated
and then forgot her.
A joyless life is worse to bear than
one of active grief, and Itubv often
found herself pitying her owii heart.
In the lonely, dilapidated splendor of
her honc. she sat mostly silent. There
was no bliss coming for her to run and
greet, and a still, passionless look set
tled over the face once so radiantly
Then, one hot summer's night, her
summons into the very thickest of life's
conflict came. There was a sudden
light, which gathered, spread and till
ed the air with heat and smoke. The
village was on tire. Jsrigliter every
minute grew the flames, and through
that clear atmosphere, though two
miles distant, she could hear the cries
and shouts of those fighting the fear
Iluby's heart kindled: it burnt with
in her. Her cheek flushed; her eyes
tilled. Before she could think or rea
son, she had saddled her marc, and was
Hearing the burning village. In among
the wailing, excited frightened crowd
she rode. Their vei weakness devel
oped all the strength of her woman
hood. In half an hour she had got wag
ons for the children, and had sent them
to the shelter of her own large empty
home. The very atmosphere, by some
subtle, spiritualchcmistry, evolved all
the latent spirit of her nature. She was
calm and sensible, full of wise and pru
dent suggestions, which eventually re
sulted in puttingastop to the confla
gration. When the daylight broke she
found herself black with smoke, scorch
ed with the flames, and absolutely pen
niless for her little property lay in ashes
At once she realized that her drcamv.
sellih, lazy life was over. She had not
a dollar to rebuild the houses whoe
rent had been her whole support, and
her own home was mortgaged to its full
value. She knew well that she had
long been a tenant at the will and gen
erosity of her father's old friend. Emer
gencies are prompt and rapid counsel
ors. She determined to leave as soon
as possible for Xew York, and earn
there her own living. If any hopes
connected with John Hereford influ
enced this decision, she never acknowl
edged them to her own heart.
I should like to ias over the next
eight montcs of Ituby's life, and indeed
I Minll not go into detail. Imagine a
woman so proud and so Ionelv. so niex
perieuced and bo poor, flung all ntonec i
upon ncr own resources: j jay aner nay
week after week, saw the sainc dispir
iting search after employment, with a
constantly depleting purse and ward
robe. Poor Ruby wa almost ready to
give up in despair when she obtained a
situation as teacher of music in a third
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eight hours' labor, miserable he pit- i
"""' .ni -in.iiiii . an nit '
tanec she was to receive iin return, and
in the meantime ner nuances did not
always allow her to indulge in two
meals a day.
This abstinence, with the confine
ment and exhaustive labor, soon told
distressingly both on her feelings and
appearance, fcne suffered so mucn that
she began to be afraid of her own pale,
thin face, and the hungry look in her i
eyes, and she often found herself won
dering it shesfioiild die whether John
would find her out and bury her de
centljf. But when it i dark enough the stars
shine on trainl one miserably cold night,
as she was feebly makiiur her way tin i
Broadway, almost fainting from ex-
haustion. some one put his hand upon ,
ner siioiutier, aim louMiifi into ner eyes,
said, with a voice tremulous with love
and pity, "Oh, Ruby! Ruby! Darling:"
She knew at once that it was John,
but she was too faint and feeble to do
more than smile sadly and put hands
He called a carriage, and lifting her
tenderly in. drove to a restaurant.
Then he gave her wine and food, and .
she was far too hungry and too humble
now to do anything but accept them
gladlv. In the communing that follow
ed this reunion, no stranger can inter
meddle. John urged a speedy mar
riage, and Ruby gratefully accepted the
love and protection which she once so
For poverty i a great teacher, though
it does take marvelously high wages.
It humbles the proud, and adds freh
grace unto the humble. It teaches the
right names and the just value of men
and things, and by it "God reaches Us
good things withour own hands."
It proved a veiled angel to Ruby Rae.
and only humbled that it might exhalt
her. For when she saw the beautiful
home which John; industry aud fru
gality had provided for her, she ac
knowledged with bitter regret how
shamefully she had circumstanced the
grand old name of gentleman: while her
own experience among the struggling i
intelligent poor nan latigui ncr mat no ;
good man or woman, however indigent,
ami no honest calling, however humble
is "common or unclean.
A correspondent of the Xew York
Tribune prescribes the following as a
sure cute for dysentery and diarrhea :
Take Indian (or corn) meal, make it
into a thick gruel, cook it thoroughly,
sweeten with sugar or molases to
tate. and grate a little uutmeg into it:
it i then ready for use. If taken at the
commencement of the disease, a pint
bowl of the gruel usually effects a cure
It is best to use the gruel in place of
the regular meals. Objections may lie
made to the corn meal, that it is loos
ening: so i cater oil or other
phy-ic which i taken to work off a
disease, and it is certainly more pleas
..: to tac tcan caster oil or puis
A Sad History.
In the year 1841 there lived in the
city of Rochester a young lady of edu
cation and refinement, about twenty
years of age, engaged as a teacher in
one of the schools ol that city. She
became acquainted with a gentleman
of fine address, an Englishman by
birth, who was connected with a fam
ily of high official position in Canada.
He kept one of the largest dry goods
stores in the city of Rochester at that
time. After a suitable time, they were
married in one of the Episcopal
churches of that city, and her. friends
considered the match a good one, but
it was soon found that he had been in
the habit of visiting the drinking and
gambling houses of the city, until he
had acquired irregular habits. De
rangements of business and financial
ruin came upon him and he failed.
Picking up the fragments as best he
could, he removed to the city of Buffa
lo, where he resided until the year
1855. At that time they had five chil
drenthree sons and two daughters.
The dissipated habits of the husband
had continued to increase from year to
year, until the health of the wife broke
I down, she became enfeebled in body
arid mind, and she was removed to the
lunatic asylum at Bloomington, Xew
York, for medical treatment. The hus
band took ins family of small children
and moved to a distant state no one
Knew wnerc. After a year or more,
no one appearing to pay the bills of the
institution, she was turned over to tlie
superintendent of the poor of the city
of Xew York, who transferred her to
the citv asylum ou Blackwell's island.
Here she was surrounded bv insane
persons of every grade, amidst thou
sands of convicts the offscdurings of
Xew York city. Here she remained,
cut off from all her friends and her
children, unknown to all of them, until
the year 1870, when she succeeded in
getting a letter to a distant relative in
Massachusetts. A correspondence en
sued, and in the spring of 1871 the
writer, accompanied by a friend, vis
ited he- in her confinement. The
young and beautiful girl of thirty
years ago had become a woman of
fifty, was dressed in a pauper's attire,
and was compelled to do menial ser
vice in the institution under the direc
tion of the low and brutal ncrsons
male ami female placed over her by the
j Xew York city olHcia.s. The physician
in charge, who was in every way a
gentleman, informed us that there was
j no reason for her detention there, and
I that she was only kept because she had
no place to go. A correspondence was
immediately commenced throughout
the United States for the purpose of
. it has already been ascertained that
i iiiiiiiii" ncr iiusuumi nun ciiiHiri-n. nmi
the husband is in a western city, a
mere wreck of what he once was. Itum
has done its work for him. The chil
dren are all scattered, no two in the
same place the oldest son in Ohio, the
second in Mississippi, the oldest daugh
ter in Pennsylvania the youngest in
Indiana, leaving the youngest sou un
heard from at this date.
The ladj- has been rescued from her
long imprisonment and is now among
friends, hut it is a matter of consider
able doubt whether she will ever be
united with her family. Her friends
hope and expect that she may eventu
ally reach some of her children, which
seems to be the most ardent desire of
j t.r heart.
The Fashions in Utah.
A correspondent of the Chicago Tri
bune writes from Salt Lake City, un
der date of June 5th :
A few of the Mormon women at the
temple on Sunday were well dressed,
but most of them were noorlv. and ,
someofthcui even meaulv clad. Not
so with the (.'entile women. Just to
the left of me sat a ladv blazing with
diamonds, and I was informed that
she came from Boston. When the con-
uiiiivu . ,
gregation was dismissed the rustic of rather have catnip. I'll tell vou who I
.-.Ml.,. I il.. il-.1 -? -C 1? 1 .1. - . . . ....... '
siiKs ..nit uii- nailing in iiiamouus at- '
tracted my attention, and I saw many '
of the noor Mormon women 'razin'r
.. - . c" n
with longing eyes on the rich dresses ,
III their (ilMltlln fctstol-d Tim omiti-oct
between saints and sinners was still
further heightened by the conduct of '
the men. The Gentile men tucked the
arms of their pretty wives under their
OWII and Walked nivnv with n Tiriiml
- - ". -- - - .. . .- ,..v...
:ur. wiine ine ioriiwii n-iinien triiiKrnii
oft" alone. How could n Mormon hii's-
band tuck the anus of half a dozen
wives into his ? And if he escorted
one, or even two wive, how would the
rest feel 'i
I am told that Mormon men arc
much troubled about how they shall
dress their wives.
Mormon women, of course, see their
Gentile- sisters clad in rich drcses,
cut in. the latest style, and, woman-like.
Mormon ladies want fashionable drecs-
es too. While a man can afford to dress
one woman well in these davs, it by
I no means lollows that he can keep half
a dozen, and hence the trouble of the
. Mormon centleinnn who wnnrts hn.
rma ThV. ,io,-0 r i.r.,-.... i
profit from woman's labor in rnh nn !
over. Formerly, when all worked thi
more wives a Mormon had the richer
he was ; but now the more he has the ,
. poorer he will tind himself. lx:t Brig
ham proclaim that Mormon women '
i shall go back to homespun and see
, what comes of it. Many wealthy and
1 liberal-minded ffcntiles magnanimous
ly declare that, rather than sec the
Mormon ladies do without them, they
win uieniseivcs liny the richest silks
and atins for them' This is generous
but would hardlv meet with thcappro-
bation of the ladies' husbands or Brie-
ham. A voung Gentile, of good busi-
ness nuali'ties and mrxlprato fortune
who was paving attention to a vonng
Mormon ladv, when cautioned bv his
. i . .. . t . .
mends, exclaimed, "D n it. why
should I not have the girl if I want
her? I am able to keep her, and these
Mormons have more wives than they
can clothe decently."
There wa a good deal of truth in
the remark. If I wanted to break down
Mormonism I would put a dozen
French milliner- stores in Salt Lake
City ; give General Morrow, the mili
tary commander. $lo,0U0 or J-20,000 to
entertain with during the winter, and
station a strong corps of good-looking
young army officers at Camp Douglas.
It is a practice among waggish print-
er3 wi,en a 'crreen 'un" enters the office
ai! devil to play jokes on htm by send
ing him on an errand to a neighboring
oflice for something that he would be
sure not to tind. and he return- with
some strange thing or other, thinking
that in printer's phrase he ha got
what he was ent for. A joke of this
kind was recently perpetrated in a
neighboring town. A boy who was
rather "verdant" went to learn the
printing businc4. and one of thejours,
loving sport, tent him one day with a
dish to a certain editor to borrow "'a
gill of editorial." The editor, under
standing the game, returned the pic
ture of a jacka. The firt one finding
himelf rather "come over," t hi
wit to work to think how he could be
even with the other. At Iat he called
the lad and told him to go and tell the
editor that "it was editorial that he
winted, and not the editor
A Woman in m, Tnrkiah Bath.
M. II. B.. the sprightly lady corres
pondent of the Jfiisou'ri Republic,
has been taking a Turkish bath in "Sew
York, and don't like it. Ilerc'a what
she says of it:
Ve were divested of crcrv stitch of
our clothing, our ring and bracelets
locked up, ourback hair taken of, our
own special possession of seventy-five
or a hundred hair? made into a 'little
hirsute pill and impaled with a hair
pin. That was the onlv token of civil
ization we boasted. The procession
formed. At the door we were handed
a miniature sheet and a little bit of
sponge wet with cold water. Through
a passage to a room, where we drop
ped our sheets and entered a vapor that
clothed us decently. I wonder the
Illustrated Police dasette or the Day'
Doings haven't hit on this business for
illustration. Well, in this steam I
thought I should suffocate. It poured
up and down through holes till it was
dreadful. The use of the wet sponge,
I have ascertained, was to put on the
top of your head to prevent "coup
de steam," or some such dire com
plaint. They would't let me out, and
the temperature got worse and worse,
and I began to think of my mother and
an obituary notice in the Republican,
when we were pronounced cooked
enough, and let out into a room in
which was a mighty tank of cold water,
through which vou must wade or
swim as you could. Caesar's ghost !
I flew through it. My anatomy and
physiology were heated to a boiling
foint. This water seemed like ice.
t sent the blood rushing to my hollow
head (I'm convinced I have no brains,)
and my heart come kerflop up ana
went kerchunk down. I made up my
mind this was the worst of it, anil
tried to be resigned. 1 had been soap
ed and scrubbed in the vapor room
till I was scarified. I stood on the
brink and watched my companions
splashing through the infernal tank.
One of 'em, to expedite her own release,
cought at my ancle ; away went my
soapy, slippery feet from under me,
and in I went for a second time. How
near an end was the happy connection
between M. II. B. and the St. Louis Re
publican. At the next stage of this truly awful
experience we received the ''shower.
I dad now become convsneed that I
should never sec home or friends again.
In a calm despair I walked through a
solid colnmc of water that nearly broke
my back, and just here I got mad.
The fat attendant hasn't yet recovered
sufficiently to make a complaint, and
when the thin woman went before
Judge Dowling, that gentleman said it
was a conspiracy; that no woman of
my size, unaded, coald do such dam
age. He told the woman to go home
and say nothing about it; for she had
evidently been dreadfully drunk, and
undertaken to walk through a carpet
cleaning machine. And that's the
first and last Russian bath I take.
A Baby Soliloquy.
I am here, and if this is what they
call the world, I don't think much of
it. It's a very flannclly world, and
smells of paragoric awfully. Its a
dreadful light world, too, and makes
me blind. I tell you. And I don't
know what to do with my bauds. I
think I'll dig mv fists in mv eyes. No '
I won't. I'll scrabble at tlie corner of
my blanket and chew it up. and then I
I'll holler; whatever happens I'll hoi-
ler, and the more paregoric thev give
me the louder t'll veil. That old nurse
puts the spoon in the corner of my
mouth iua very uneasy wav, and keeps
tastinir mv milk herself all tlie while.
She snille'l snuff in it last night, and, .
when" I hollered, she trolted me. That
comes of being a two davs' old bain-.
Never mind, when I'm a man I'll pay
her back good. There's a pin sticking
in me now, and if I sav a wont about
it I'll be trotted or fed. and I would
ait itiv, mms i . tai'va. ia a r am wi u aiuui-
mm, i louna out to-uav. l nearciioiKs
av. "Hush, don't wake up ('incline's
lm'ln-" Tlinin im I'm Kmnliiw.-
-...- ...... ...v. . ... . -
baby and I suppose that pretty, white
faccd woman over on the pillows is
No. I was mistaken, for a chap was
in here just now anil wanted to see
Bob's baby, and looked at me and said
I "was a fiiniiv little toad, anil looked
nil hl-o link " .. im.i rr mh
,...,! I'm ..,, ..Li.,1 i m,.., i vnmlnr
who else I bclomr to. Ye there's an-
other one that's "(Janma." Emejitie I
told me, and then she took me. np and
held me against her soft cheek and
said, "It was ganma'sbaby, so it was."
I declare I do not know who I do be
long to, but I'll holler and maybe I'll
There corncs Snuffy with catnip tea.
The idea of giving babies catnip when '
they arc crying for information! I'm,
going to sleep. I wonder if I don't ;
look pretty red in the face ? I wonder '
why my hands won't go where I want ,
them to? i
Wc were plcacd to receive a call '
yesterday from Col. A. C. Dawes, the
energetic and accommodating ag-nt of
the K. C, St. Jo. k. C. II. road, and to
hear, from him, an explanation of the
St. Joe invitation extended to the
Wichita excursionists, which puts itii
entirely new phae on the matter.
Col. Dawes says that hid only object
wm to let the people of Southwestern
Kansas see that they could goeajit. ri'a
' Atchison and the K. C, St. Jo. k C. B.
road, with but one chanjre of cars and 1
by as short, direct and excellent a route (
as they could wish to travel over,
The invitation from St. Jotenh wa
that the excursion istji should visit tliat
:-- .n ..:.. 7.: . ,li. :.. -.
i;ii niter turn vifii in hub hij w
concluded, or in other words, that they
should take a train at ten or twelve
o'clock on the day after their arrival
here, go to St. Joe and return here the
next Tay. Of course noone could c!
ject to such an invitation on such a
visit. Our people were iniormea anu
believed that it wm attempted to in-
duce the Wichita excursionist to leave
here shortly after their arrival, and
this apparent breach of courtesy they
naturally resented- Col. Dawes fur
ther states that be bad no traiu over
the river for the excuriioaUt, but in
tended, in case they accepted the St
Joe invitation, to have one sent down
the next day.
This explanation ought to be satis
factory to every one, aad convince our
people that no iiaeoartwy wa thought
of or attempted. The teeling the aiair
created evidently arose from aa entire
misunderstanding. Atchison Cham
A pint and a half of milk in a tin
saucepan, with two ounce of sugar,
and two egg, and stir with an egg
beater a toon as you get It on the tire.
Continue jtirring steadily, and take it
off as soon a it is going to boil up.
Put it in a bowl to cool, and when coul
put the whole in a freezer.
Ice around a freezer is better with
one-third salt than with Yo.
How doe the irr fasten itelf to the
ik? With a rord ot wood? Vo,
V II C hnl will- -rf,- -'.
Arrival of Tuna Oattl in
Texan cattle have entered Kansas via
Caldwell, over the old ChishelM cattle
trail, as follows :
Herd. So. Cattle.
Week ending July 1, 1875 21 M
Week eaditur July 8, 1873 39 aVTM
Total this year to July 8 1M 340,21 1
Week emling July 8, 1871 f.197
Total receipt July 8, 1871 315,084
Decreaae la receipt tali year com
pared with last, to July 8 -.. "4,731
' "Beport frost down the trait warraat me
lnssyaa-tlMt39,Me to 3b,QW head are now
between Caldwell and Bed Hirer station. Cat
tle generally are looking wed.
Caldwell, Ka-k, July 8, 1873.
Our Wichita correspondent writes
us the 12 inst : "The weather is very
hot, market slow, not much doing."
The following appears in Jos. (. Mc
Coy's last Iettcregurding the Wichita
cat'tle market : "We wish especially
to call attention of wet tern farmer's
and territorial cattle man to the fact
that of the drive of cattle this year
from Texas, fully sixty per cent, are
stock cattle, and mostly from northern
and northwestern Texas; hence are
comparatively short-horned, squat e
built and well graded into the Durham
and old-fashioned American cattle,
"No better foundation for a stock of
cattle for a farm or rancho can be had,
which, wheit crossed with the full
blood Durham, produces a class of
stock fit for grazing or corn feeding,
and when fat. for the shambles of New
York or Boston. The drive of this
class of cattle, although larger than
that of beeves, is not over one third so
great at last year, and inasmuch as no
stock cattle are driven Ih the fall, the
supply must, and will prove less than
the demand before the season closes.
Hence, we confidently predict that
those who intend purchasing this class
of stock can do it at lower prices with
in the next thirty days than can be
done afterwards. Come now, and
don't wait until fall, when everybody
will he buyers and there are but few if
any sellers"." Chicago Live Stock Itc
What ia Lonar Ialaad?
Long Island has land, harbors, re
sources, and capital enough to make a
great maratime republic. It is divided
into only three counties, of which
Kings, the seat of Brooklyn citv, is
is only twelve miles by seven, ana yet
contains 420,000 people ; while SofToIk,
which comprises two-thirds of the
island, and is 110 miles by 20, contains
only 45,000. The middle county of
Queens has 70,000 people. The county
scats arc Brooklyn, Hempstead anil
Hiverhead. Here, then, are 535,000
people, or more than in Arkansas, or
Delaware, or Florida, or Kansas, or
Minnesota, or Nebraska, or Nevada, or
New Hampshire, or Oregon, or Khodc
Island, or Vermont, or West Virginia.
All our territories' added together do
not equal the population of Long
Island. It is twelve times greater than
Nevada, but it never expects to get
even one United States senator. The
old eastern county of Suffolk has been
fifty years doubling its inhabitants;
Queens county twenty ; Kings only
twelve. In the first year of Washing-,
ton's presidency, Suffolk hail thrice i
the population of Kings, ami one-sixth
more than Queens. lu fact, old Suf-
f'k then hail hair as many people ns
ew "kork City and count.. Long
Wand, which probably many people
have regarded as a sort of Cape Cod or
Florida, is one-eighth of the state of I
New York in men and women, and
almost equal in population to Connect
icut, which fates it acros the sound.
Lawn for the Million.
A note dated ou Sunday is void.
A note obtained by fraud, or from
one intoxicated, cannot be collected.
If a note be lost or stolen, it docs not
releuse the maker he must pa it.
An indorserof a note is exempt from
liability, if not served with notice of
it dishonor within twenty-four hours
of its non-payment.
A note by a minor is void.
Notes bear interest only when so
Principals arc responsible for their
Each individual in partnership U re
sponsible for the whole amount of flic
debt of the firm.
Ignorance of the law rxmscs noone.
It is a fraud to conceal a fraud.
Tim law couijiels no one to do im
possibilities. An agreement without a counidcra
tion is void.
Signatures in lead pencil are good
A receipt for money U not legally
The act of one partner bind all the
Contracts made on Sunday cannot
A contract made with a minor i
A contract made with a lunatic is
By a oquall in Delaware Bay laat
week, while sailing in a yacht, two
young men were overtaken. At Naza
reth church,-on Twelfth treel, Phila
delphia, at public worship they hail oc
casionally been present. From the way
things looked the sure rapaizing of their
shallop seamed iricrilaMc.
"Bill." said one to the other, "this i
serioun 1jiisine:ran you pray?"
So, I can't; I've heard Joe Qutnn do
it, and I've ltfctrned to Bill Po-t, but I
can't do it myself."
"Well, vou can sing a hymn, can't
vou? ForGod'n akedoaomcihing.
Xo. I can't inz here. How car I
sing when this boat at any moment may
drown us both?"
"Well, we mutt do something religi
ous. If you can't pray and can't sing, let
u take iip a collection."
To thi Bill consented. In thi com
panion' bat bedepnited thirteen pen
nies, a corkscrew aud broken-bladed
knife. A he did thi the wind lulled
and the shallop made a ucc;ful land-
Baiting Down Cucumber) for Plcklea
Leave half an inch of stem on the
cucumber; wash them with water;
immediately pack with salt in alter
nate layer "; salt. net to the wood ; one
barrel of salt to fire of cucumbers.
Fill the barrel (nil, putting salt on top;
cut a wide board as to fit inside the
barrei; oore a nail aozr.u nail men ing.
hole through ; place; it on the pickle .
with a stone on top which should' Theaflsaraaya toWeonlst of tle
weigh at least tweutv-five pound, so ld huajr i froat of his kop the fct
as to keep the pickles al wav in briae. "' "notic." written on a bvard:
Take ot all the seum which rise. ' "Wante! a girl to strip.
Keep the barrels In the shade, and
four weeks takeoff the tonc and Ull
to tire top. a ther will M-tlle wntc.
Put more salt on, heart them up aud
tlie v are ready for market. It I btt
to have two sizes of pickle. Country
An undertaker wa pasting by a fruit
stand. Noone saw aim. as he supposed
He stepped Dp and patted a large cti-
rtimbernatronlaiaaiy. as much as to
sr."GMW.'0"d Cncu. fJoffr'eui.
.-.. -. s .
As the summer season ia fairly apon
s, and diarrhea prevailing t av great
which is aid to be a certain and mire
specific forth dfatrawing and often
Pat ia a large pitcher two table
spoonsful of ear bonate ef soda and Hmr
of loaf sugar, pear oa thia a pint f
cold water; then pat in a tables poon
fulofpalverized Tarter raaharb or
two ounces ef (he tlnctarr, a mall
teaspoonfal of laudanum, eight drop
of the oil of peppermint or enoaga f
the tincture to give It a respectable
taste, and lastly, half a pint of fowl
French brandy. Bottle ap carefully,
and administer to the patient ia doses
equal to half a wine glass fall, threw,
times a day, or as often as the bowels
are moved. In extra cases, accompsv,
nied by griping pains, double the pots
tious of brandy aad laudanum, aat
use freely. Give it a fair trial. N,
family should bo without it.
Some time age there lived a gea! Io
nian of indolent habits, ia Susae. whn
made a bnaiaess in the winter season
of visiting his friends extensively..
After wearing out his wekemejn his
own immediate vieiairv, he thought he
would visit an old Quaker friend, semw
twenty mile distant, who had been A
schoolfellow of his. On his arrival ha
was cordially received by the Quaker,
he thinking his visitor had taken much
pains to come sa far te see him. Ho
treated his friend with great attention
and politeness far several days, and aa
he did not see aay signs of his leaving,
he became uaeasy, bat he bore it with
patieaee till the morning of the eighth'
day, whan he said to him :
"My friend, I am afraid thee will
never visit me again."
"Oh yes, I shall,' said the visitor;
"I have enjoyed my visit very much ;
I shall certainly conic again."
"Nay," said' the Quaker, "I think
thee will not visit nte again."
"What makes you think I will not
come again?" asked the visitor.
"If thee dost not leave," said the
Quaker, "how canst thee come agaia)"
His visitor left.
There Is one peculiarity
new Southern Kansas papers worthy
of note; that is the neat typographical
appearance thev present. The Par
son's Sun, the Wichita Eagle, the Wal
nut Valley Timet, and now the last.,
thonffh not least, the Hutchinson
Xetcs. This last named has only is
sued one or two numbers, but it looks
as flourishing as If it had been running
a con pie of years more so In fact.
Kansas owes more perhaps to its news-
fiapcra than to its soil and rlimate and
'hiladclphis. medal. Wyamlotte Ga
The Bryan Democrat gives Horace
this handsome support: "There is no
reason why Dr. Greeley should not be
triumphantly elected, for there aro
planks enough in his platform to suit
all classes of people. lie favors seces
sion, coercion, on to Richmond, com
promise, lenity to Jeff. Davis, temper
ance, free love, put none but Ameri
cans ou guard, general amnestv, uni
versal suffrage, f piritualUni, and many
others too tedious to mention."
The latest railroad miracle wm per.
formed by a negro, who happened to
be standing in the wav of a flying train,
near Philadelphia. The engine threw
him twenty feet into the air and tore
hN clothing all to hrrdx. The train
stopped, and the horrified siieefn
tor went bnrk to find him ou hi fee
again resuming hi line of march ihhhi
the track'. The locomotive struck him
on the head.
A Pekin, Illinois, womin was asked
bv the preacher if her hiiabMwl feared
the Lord. She replied: "Fear him?
Why, ble you, he is o 'feared of him
that lie never iroe nut of the house
Sunday without taking his gun
"To obtain iweet milk," ay the vet
eran farmer fJreelry, dropping his pen
and gazing placidly at the enquirer,
"feed voiirrowa twice a day on siiarar
' cane,and be ure and keep away the calf
iruiii inc nuimer wiuir inriuma;.
A young lady at the camp meeting"
akcd the prnver of lh acHhly he
cue hi! ronld not srt her eyaa Ufsan
a certain voting man in the n'righbor
hood without feeling a though she
mutt hag him to death.
"Mr. Mifflin," said a vUifor. "Km.
mahasvolirfeatnrra.hu! I think ahe has
got her father's hair." "Oh, now I ee,'
aid the dear little Kmma; "it's breanso
I have father's hair that he has to war
In watering plant. hrub or trees
in dry weather it I wore than useless
to pour water upon a baked surfarr.
The ground should lie kept mellow
that the water miy go to the roots.
The drum-major who ran away from
Chlckamaujra. whrn reproach! with
cowardice, replied: "I'd rather bn
railed a coward all my life than a
, corpse fifteen minutes !"
The trirl still go Ih awfmfnihjt before
nightfall down at Bedford'. Island.
Mr: "Verersnlfer say "It n tueli
thing, it' them pciky bT." r!lk
ha got a jprjrla.
An Iowa minister' dauirhter ran
up store hill, and with an angvlie
mile tell the dry food men t rhrjre
it to the man her father i worklu
for Jesus ChrWt,"
An Irishman fresh from the Emtratd
ile, upon seeing a horse running away
exclaimed, "Oh, he iest't running very
fast ; I've seen a horse run so fast you
couldn't see hlin."
Tlie Cincinnati finzett says : "Day
bv day the lines of parties grow mors
iitiu-t. Republican rjose up solid
for Grant ; only democrats support
Where once Ihe prairie waa track
les save for the Indian trail, it now
bearatraeks of T-rail; which show
what a differesee a little data auy
Horace Greeley propose to write aa
essay on the proper time to graft sad
dteiree. lie sara titer can a!r tt
successfully propagate fcy early sow-
A voir that could lie heard from the
"Colantic Ut tlse Kxtlmc oceans," wa
all a colored orator wanted.
Plrd mit v&est Atr aaia kind
feriden TiH gome together atit
Wrws jrraasaopper are plenty a
to make patwr poor, turkey gnw
A rsrriage wIk1 iff on !e ilrnl
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