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THE DAILY CAIRO BULLETIN: SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 20, 1S80.
TIIE DAILY BULLETIN
BNTRRKO AT TUB POVT OFFICE III CAIRO, 11-
JJNOIS. AS 8UCOND-CLA88 MATTER.
pmCIAL JjAPKHUK ALEXANDER COUNTY,
KrniTii. Thleleok., City Kclltor.
Only Morning Daily in Southern Illinois,
grXnd excursion.
CAIIM) to PADUCAH!
i. 1
Splendid Excnralon Steamer
Champion No. Sii
IlHUNKn, Master
A.J.BIUD, Clerk.
SUNDAY JUNK SOth.
Fare $1 for Round Trip. Meal extra.
SPECIAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice lu Ihla column, five conts per line, each
Insertion.
ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD.
I
... nam ntitt'n t? V IMTI1 filti K lV THE HF.AHOV TO
... do 1 uwn
Giving excursionists the opportunlnty of
attending the summer running meetings of
the
CHICAGO JOCKEY AND TROTTINO CI.IB,
To be held on June 2:5, 24, 25 and 20, 1W0.
Tlio valUe of the stakes und purses
amounts to over f3.j,000. And includes 41
races of tlo most varied character dash
races, hurdle races and heat races at all dis
tances. In addition to the above attractions,
iL I .1 1a.t., rvlMiiaiirn ctnnmura
II1B large MllU !irjjui. 'n.iuuiv
have commenced tt.eir excursions on the
lake carrying full bauds ot music on each
trip. I
At the theatres the entertainments offer
special attractions.
The train will leave Caiko on Tuesday
mornixo, AT i :00 o'clock, arriving in Chi
cago at (i:'Jl p. in.
FARE to pUICAGO and RETURN $7.50
A Palace Sleeping Car will be attach
ed to this train, and opened at 7 p. m., on
the evening of the 21st.
Excursionists taking this train can re
turn on any throush train leaving Chicago
up to and including the evening train of
friuay, uuiy uu, iouv, iciu; i u,uu
p.m. J.F. Tucker,
C. A. Beck, Traffic Manager.
Supt. Chicago Div.
A. II. Hanson,
Acting Gen. Pass. Ag t.
SEED POTATOES.
Buy your seed rotates at the New York
storo.
HECTOGRAPH.
Just received at The Bulletin office a
stock of paper especial!)- for "Hectograph"
' Copying.
KAISER BEEK.
At Chas. Pifferling's Planters' Exchange
corner of Eight street and Commercial ave-
n.ia wilt l,a r.ii 'tu,M fur tlin lr.t limn in
. 11UG fTlll J U vu i.v ...... ..u.v. ...
Cairo, tho celebrated '"Kaiser" beer, im
ported from Vienna, Austria. Also import
ed Salami sausage sandwiches, Saturday,
June 18, 1880.
j ICECREAM.
The ulidersiL'ned will, on and after
May 1st, be prepared to turnish our citi
zens a first rate quality of ice cream,
equal in every way to that furnished in
Chicago, made fresh daily, and furnished
in freezer, from one gallon upwards; deliv
ered to any part of the city. This cream is
made by an experienced artist and cannot
tail to give satisfaction on trial. Orders
left at ice house, corner Eighth and Levee,
will receive prompt attention. Will be fur
uished at $1.25 per gallon in quantities from
one gallon upwards. Robert Hewett,
j Agent.
LEMONS! LEMONS! LEMONS!
Receiving on consignment a choice selec
ted stock of Catania, Messina and Palermo
lemons, ail fresh and direct from cargo of
.steamer Hansavalia, at New York, I offer
thera to the city and country trade, dupli-
eating St. Louis, Cincinnati or New Or
leans invoices for the month of June or
, July. S. E. Wilson,
' fJ No. 8U Ohio Levee.
ICE! ICE! PURE LAKE ICE!
F. M.' Ward will enter the field again,
this season, with his ice wugous, and will
. be prepared, as formerly, to furnish pure
lake ice, in any part of the city, every day,
in aoy quantity desired. The fact that he
will give the business his personal super
. ict m flnrnlulil.tt n rTllltrntiti.ii tlmt lliu tint.
roos will be promptly, faithfully and satis
factorily served.
OSTRICH PLUMES.
Tinted or cleaned by the new liquid pro
cess, at J. Burger's. Old plumes can be
changed so that no difference can be detect
ed between them and the new; an item of
economy for ladies to make a note of. Or
ders left at the store will receive immediate
attention. The liquid is also kept by mo in
Inrttlea for sale with lull directions for its
use.
J. BlllOER.
ICE KING.
To ny old customers and as many njw
ones who read this, greeting: I am pre
pared to deliver in any part of the city ice
nt t.c.at tittiillfi, ,i.,l nt I.. . '1 I.
v. ww, uiftinj uiri ui mi; iwwesi pOSSIOie
price, i respectfully solicit your patron
' "go am guirantce satisfaction, h e box on
Eighth street, next to Bristol's, open at all
V linnM Jim. .. ..!.,!.. 1 1 ill, 1 ,. .
.from wagon or at the ice box.
i ours. Respectfully,
Jacod Ku:e.
UNLO.i:ALLEI).
"Stock and variety of Imotg and
shoes lat C. Koch's. Commercial avenue
hwe store, between Fifth and Sixth streets.
'. ttfn lltltlt (tlut rstJ-iltt Vtnl nnil mitt nn l.nul 4 In.
i . . 4 L...i. ,.p i . li r t. .... i .
targem inurisn n itiu inni nu iiuib nun vin-
4J nnall tliiltlfll 111 111 111 nruln nlm I. I. h
this city, all styles and sizes in meii, wo-
, tnea aqd children s shoes. Having recently
reottdl una enianrou our store more eon
Veniently we now carry the largest stock of
hand made work in the city at the lowest
foaiible prices. Our motto is large sales
end mall profits, Also always on hand a
120 lOWvSt lll'-. vuii nKMUKl will'U III
' csoi gKxls in our lino tor bargalus
AUCTION.
Wednesday, Juno 33d, 1880. Largest and
finest stock of goods yet offered in this line.
All new! One elegant raw silk parlor
suit, seven pieces; one el"gaut black hair
cloth suit; two brown rep parlor suits; six
gets ailver kuives and forks; six sets silver
teaspoons and six sets tablespoons; fine lot
of carpets, cots, bed lounges, etc. Finest lot
of chronios ever offered in Cairo. Shoes,
lace shawls, etc. One handsome French
china tea set 42 pieces. Elegant black
walnut parlor writing desk. Don't forget,
('all and examine goods now on exhibition.
A. W. Pyatt,
Eighth street, between Washington and
Commercial avenues.
WARNING.
All persons assuming and practicing the
duties of auctioneers without having the
necessary license, will bo prosecuted to the
full extent of the lsw.
Commission merchants particularly noti
fied I Tuos. Winter.
GENERAL LOCAL ITEMS.
Notice In theie columns, ten cents per line,
cli Insertion.
Judge Allen, of Carbondale, was in
the city yesterday.
Great bargain in bleached cottons, at
8, 9 and 10 cents. Stuart.
The Hibernians celebrate the Fourth
of July on the fifth owing to the fact that
the coming Fourth conies on Sunday.
Our readers should not forget the
Champion's excursion to Paducah to-day.
The fare Is only one dollar for the round
trip.
Miss Josic Winter, with the firm of
John McNulty & Co., in Carmi, is here on
a visit to her parents and will remain sev
eral days.
Father Hogan, of St. Josepn's church,
did not leave for Petersburg yesterday. He
has concluded to remain here until Wednes
day next.
Mr. Thos. Winter, associated with the
Arlington, having made the necessary ar
rangements will, on Monday, enter into the
auction business.
Mr. Wm. Kluge's handsome Italian
ponies have of late become very docile
and are now things of beauty aud of joy
for the present at least.
Don't forget that the Comiquc band's
picnic, takes place at Parker's grove to-day.
Trains will leave the depot at 8 :30 aud
10:30 a. m. and 1 :l!0 p. rn.
One hundred pieces new Hamburg edg
ings at very low prices, on Monday morn
ing. Stcart.
The river aud harbor bill appropriates
about $0,000,000 for rivers and harbors,
and only give3 the Mississippi river below
Cairo the small sum of $105,000.
Mr. Thos. Wiuter, who graces the Ho
tel de Winter, in the capacity of clerk, has
just returned from a visit to Charleston,
and foilnd business flourishing in that
burg.
It is a mistake. The lovely little grand-
laughter of Ex-Mayor Winter is not red
headed, as has been reported.by some mali
cious person. .No, sir; "notlnng ot the
sort." .
Great reduction iu dress goods to close
the season. Stcart.
Services will be held in the Church of
tho Redeemer, until further notice, as fol
lows: Morning prayer, at 10 o'clock a. ni.;
littany and holy coaimissior, 10 :20 a.m.;
and evening prayer at 8 p. ni.
Harry Walker and the Comiquo bund
have perfected all the necessary arrange
ments to make the picnic nt Parker's grove,
the picnic of the season and therefore all
who attend may rely on having a good time.
-Iu a local notice, published in our
special local colutnu this morniug, Mr.
Chas. Pti tiering announces that he will this
morning, at ten o'clock, sharp, tap a fresh
keg of the celebrated imported Reiser beer.
At the last meeting of the city council
a report was read from the committee ou
streets which recommended that tho high
sidewalk on Fourteenth street, between
Walnut and Cedar streets, be torn down.
Those of the great number of people
who attended the livmii name of chess at
Hartman's hall last Thursday, and who in-
lulged in the general dance alter the
game, are loud in their pauses ot the hall
for that purpose.
-Wc have marked down the remainder
ot our parasol stock, at prices to close them
out. Stiaiit.
-In another place will be found the
Programme of the parlor entertainment to
bo given at tho residencu of Mr. ('. R.
Woodward, to-morrow evening. It will be
seen that the programme is a long one and
contains many highly interesting features.
-A day or two ago the little daughter of
Mr. Pat. Mahoney fell from one of the side
walks in the Fifth ward and broke her arm.
Dr. Parker, who was called, found that the
arm had been broken between tho elbow
and wrist and set it.
Messrs. C. W. Wheeler & Co. have on
hand a largo lot of stave trimmings, some
thing new, just the thing for kindling, or
for quick summer fires, to cook a meal
without heating the room. We find them
the best furnaucc kindling that wl have
yet tried.
Mr. James Ross hag plowed up tho
drive in St. Mary's park, and it now engag
ed iu leveling it. He Is taking particular
pains with tho drive, and before he gets
through with It will have it in the best pos
sible condition for the races which will take
place on tho coining Fourth.
Mr.Harry Walker yesterday visited the
grounds at Parker's grove, selected by the
Comiquo band for their picnic next Sunday.
Ho reports everything lovely. Tho ground
Is in first rate condition; the foliage luxu
rious and picturesque, fishing fine, and
last, but far frcui least, blackberries plenti
ful. We will open on Monday another lot
of India lawns with and without side
bands, at 8 cents. We guarantee the
colors. Stuart.
All lovers of fishing should attend tho
picnic of the Comique band to be given vp
the Cairo and St. Louis railroad to-day.
They have selected a beautiful spot which
abounds with cosy retreats and magnificent
scenery, and chief among the means of
amusement that will be found there is
good fishing.
The order of "Young Masons" (colored)
had a barbecue at St. Mary's park last
night. Dancing, refreshments and general
frollicking, together with devouring the lu
cious meats, made the occasion a very en
joyable one for all. The attendance was
quite large, and the several stands did well.
The ice-cream furnished to the guests
at the entertainment given by the Woman's
club and Library association, and in the
praise of which everybody became enthus
iastic, was not, as was generally supposed,
"Chicago cream," but from the factory of
Mr. Phil. Saup, who took especial pains in
its manufacture.
On Wednesday next, at Locust grove,
u game of base ball will be played between
the Mound Cityites and Cairo boy3. The
supposition is.that the Democratic national
convention at Cincinnati will not adjourn
until evening of that day.and it is the avow
ed intention of our base-ballists to
eclipse, if possible, the doings of that con
vention by batting the ball.
The twenty dollars that were obtained
from Mr. Thos. Howell, of Jackson, Tcnn.,
by the two confidence men, were not re- j
turned to him. He expresses a determin
ation to visit this city when our circuit
court is in session and prosecute the
rascals to the full extent of tho law. All
of which is commendable.
We will open a new lot of the Quaker
City $1.00, uulaundried shirt. They are
the best shirt in the United States, for the
money. Stuart.
The two confidence men, Heuderson
and Walker, who with the snuff box trick
obtained twenty dollars from Mr. Thos.
Howell, of Jackson, Teun., day before yes
terday, were yesterday placed under bond
of four hundred dollars each. Not being
able to give the bail they were confined in
the county jail, and will there await the ac
tion of the circuit court which couvenes iu
July.
Mr. P. Golay, ot the United States en
gineer's departmeut, was in the city yester
day, lie will superintend the building of
the dykes at Grand Chain, which will
shortly be built in order to throw the cur
rent of the river against the Illinois shore.
Rocks were blasted at that place several
ycais ago, in order to effect this desired re
sult, but without success.
Cu)t. John R. Thomas, the Republi
can's candidate tor congress iu this district
was in the city yesterday, accompanied by
his better half, and was a guest at the
Planters' house. Congress having ad
journed he lias come home to look after
such matters and tilings as may tend to his
re-election. He caine by the way of Chi
cago and left tor home on the Idlewild
yesterday afternoon.
We yostcrduy had the pleasure of
looking at a couple of oil paintings, the
work of Mrs. G. G. Alvord, which we be
lice would not be out of place in any col
lection of works of art. Those paintings
are copies ot a couple of pictures painted
in Florence, Italy, which are pronouueed
line works of art. It is difficult to tell
which are the original and which the copy,
when they are compared with each other.
Yesterday inornug between the hours
of one and two o'clock a fire was visible in
the direction of Mound City and the gen
era! supposition Mas that some large build
ing was afire at that place. Wo learned
yesterday, however, that the tire was at Ul
lin and that the saw mill of Mr, .las.
UUiii, h.nl burned to the ground, together
with a considerable amount of the lumber
piled about tho mill. Tho mill wus an
enormous structure and judging from tho
length tho fire was visible it must have
been entirely destroyed. Wo could not
learn whether or not it was iusured, nor
how the fire originated.
We met Mound City's good, genius,
C'apt. Humbletoii, yesterday while, like an
orphuii, sad and lonely through the streets
he wandered. With a slow and measured
step, hands in his pockets, bowed head and
sorrowful countenance, he moved along the
sidewalk liku one forsaken by
all the world, entirely ob
livious to all surroundings and mut
tering incoherent impri:ations against our
friend Potter, who had permitted a hand
some young lady t j take possession of his
heart iu spite of the, fact that men of his
stamp, who were worthy of all the affections
of a loving and trusting heart, adorned the
world with their presence. As we met him
ho turned away his face to hide tho tears of
anguish that were running down his velvey
cheeks und applied his saturated and drip
ping bandana to his ejes, but the violent
thumping of his heart, which could be
heard for blocks, sufficiently proclaimed
his feelings.
Judge Green lott the city yesterday to
attend the Democratic national convention
which convenes la Cincinnati on the 22nd
inst., and we may be permitted to remark
iu this connection that the Democratic op
portunity has come at last. Two blunders
alone can spoil it an infirm platform and
a woak presidential candidate. The Re
publicans are in a state of riot. They are
Ohio-ridden and without much hope of suc
cess. Never before was there such utter
demoralization in the Republican ranks.
Garfield's nomination was due to the fact
that the uuti-Grantites did not love him
but hated Grant. Their ouly ditmal satis
faction for their wn chagrin lies in Grant's
discomfiture. Authur's nomination is
venom to Hayes, Evarts and Sherman, and
too late a confession of Conkliug's power.
In other words, every leader has a black
eye, a barked nose aud an anxious distrust
of the new Ohio man. Should the Demo
cratic nominee be a man who Is without
corresponding ailments for his negative
virtues and fairly strong in positive
virtues aud abilities, the Democratic vic
tory is already won.
Last Wednesday morning we men?
tioned that Wm. U. Hojgo and J. 1). Hut
ton, both prominent citizens ot Johnson
county, had quarrelled and that Hodge,
while attempting to reach Hutton, wus
shot through the heart by a third jierson.
This was all we could learn at that time,
but the below which we last uijjht found in
the Golconda Herald, gives some additional
facts: "Wm. R. Hodge and J. D. Hutton,
both well to do, respected citizens of John
son county, old acquaintances and neigh
bors, brother Masons as well as brothers in
the Baptist church, became involved in a
bitter personal controversy growing out of
a church trial. Bad blood had existed be
tween them for some time, and while dis
puting on Tuesday morning a young man
named Coopenhaver, a nephew of Hutton,
walked up to where the old men were
standing and shot Hodge through the
heart without a word of warning.
Coopenhaver lied, but was closely followed
by the Sheriff, who lost track of him at
Columbus, seven miles west of here. He is
easily identified, having but one hand, and
will undoubtly be captured. Coopenhaver
had been iu the neighborhood but a short
timetand it is claimed by Hodge's friends
that he had been brought there by his
uncle for the express purpose of commit
ting the murder which he accomplished on
Tuesday morning last.
Alexander county Democrats should
make some effort to gain the member of
the lower house in the Illinois general as
sembly. It has a little better claim to the
place and. we believe, a little better materi
al to fill it with than either Union or Jack
son counties. It is not, as many suppose,
a place the possession of which would be
uuworthy the eft'ort of our men of means
aud mind. It is cquul to if not of
greater importance than the senate,
and requires as able a man to perforin its
duties. We have in our midst several men
who are eminently fitted for the position
who need but make knwn their willing-
ness to accept it.in order to get it. They are J
all gentlemen of superior talents, correct
ideas as to the public needs, honest in every
purpose, with spotless reputations und a
popularity that would insure election
We have in our mind's eye such gentlemen
as Messrs. M. F. and" W. P.. Gilbert,
Jno. M. Lansden, Michael Howley, etc.
We do not know that either of them
would accept the pasition ow
ing to their own business interests, but we
should feel gratified if they could be induc
ed,' to sacrifice these iu the interest of
the public. It is only necessary to make
the effort iu order to gain the prize, since
this senatorial district is largely Democrat
ic. THE PROGRAMME
OK TIIK KSTERTAISIEST WHICH WILL BE
GIVKN AT TIIK RESIDENCE OK MR. C. R.
WOODWARD, O.N MONDAY KVKNIMi, JUNK
2 1st, 1880.
Soni; tud CUor- "Kllltlng Away" Sulos - Katie
Wood, Nannie Field, Mamie hmllli, Mamie VU
llama. Inntrumental Polo "(ion. I.ee' Munrli." Iiollle
Harris,
8ou;-',Eci!lasy" KM Townee
luKtrumimtal Solo "Comu back to Erin." Minnie
flu Int.
Instrumental Solo "My I'a Walt..". Aiiuk Kiel)
Uiitnuneutal Trio ("gnat Fantasia Ella Kent,
Wlutle Dunning, Clara Gayer.
German Son Tbi; Tyrileo and hli t'lilld," Mil
ley aud Annie Kleb.
Instrumental Solo 'Home, Swuet Home," wttti
variation, arranged tiy Nenlimer, Mlllcy Kleli.
Instrumental Solo "Sweet Drier Wall.," Mamie
Smith.
Instrumental Duet -"Hood I.uik March," Miles
aud Willy Gilbert
Inatrunioulal Solo Molnl Kunt a-hi Amneid by
Tunlberu, Wlntlu Dnnnini;.
Waltr. Soj -''When Tl Stiirlluhl,"Teiinle Wood
ward. luftrutm'fltul Solo 'Vll!oao Dance Polka," Annlu
Holier.
InMrumeutnl Siilo--"It.iin Dro Muxoiirku," Ella
Torrence.
Sotitf-"'eort!? WaalilMKton Medley," Klla Kent.
IiiKtrumental Solo "Fulr Slrunger I'olko," Jennie
Wrluht.
Instrumental Solo Norma-KantaKla--Tiara (layer
Inntrunientiil Solo "Allcx ton ,!oiim Galop,"
Mamie William.
Bonn-"Hot I Don't Intrude, "..Mnmlu William
lintrumeuial Daet-"lluuttailun Wall," GumIu
Myers, Auna J'ltchor.
Ineirunii'iiialSolo "Cheerfulnci'i Polka," Amanda
Field.
Inatrumuntal Trio Excclalor rolk," Tetinlo
Woodward, Annie Hiley, Anna Pitcher.
SoQB""Tau me Jamlo" Uda ritciier
qnarteuo.. "Shadow, on ih Stream," MImo
Mulcalf. Soio .-Frauk Mutialf,
ALWAYS IIST
BURGER BROS.
OF
THE PALACE CLOTHING HOUSE.
Have on hand ami are now offering for sale
the finest stock of
SDMMEE CLOTHING!
To bo ibund in tho City.
Their Assortment of
Alpaca and
Is the largest and most
to
WHITE VESTS!
We have a full line of all styles and qualities
of WHITE VESTS. Call and see them and learn prices.
13UEG-EE 13 I! OS'
JSo. 1C)8 Commercial Avenue !No. 108
Russelville Herald: "The many
friends of Mr. Hugh Barclay will be
pleased to learn that he reached home last
night from Cairo, 111., where he has been
visiting his brothers, James and Philander
Barclay, for four weeks. He is much im
proved by his trip and the skillful medical
attention he has received ut the hands of
Dr. C. W. Dunning, of that city, and his
friends now entertain strong hopes of his
restoration to health.
REISER IMPERIAL BEER JUST
I.M-
ported:
Fresh barrel put on tap 10 o'clock sharp,
Sunday morning, June 2d, 1S0. Come
one, come all, at Charlie Ptitferling's.
MOMENTS MAKE THE YEARS AND
TRIFLES LIFE.
tKy rvail by Mik. .Vary Ann McKufii during
tb irrndiutlm iwurrlf ot the Cairo ilitfti t-iliOJl,
Friday evruiuij. June 4tti. lsi.
Iu viewing anything or studying any sub
ject the impressions received depend very
much upon our stand-point. Putting our
selves in imagination, where we can survey
the world and its history as one vast whole,
where we can realize the parages of ages
of time, and consider man as are actor dur
ing them all, he seems, indeed, a wonderful
being aud the world a stupendous stage
erected tor his benefit.
But when we pause to realize that these
centuries of time have been made up of
years, and each year in its turn of mouths,
aud weeks, and days, the individual . men
who have lived, aud ucted aud passed
away, seem all the smaller by contract with
the long existence ot the race as a whole.
And if we consider each individual life as
divided up into days, and hours,
and minutes each one of
which can atford opportunity for that uct
onlv which belougs to it. We realize that
the sum of human life' is indeed made up
! of triiles.
If we look to nature we find the same
truth, each drop ot water has its own
seprate duty; one at a time they wear the
hardest rocks, till a way is opened for the
river, which rushes through, to bring ruin
and devastation to the lands and homes be-
I yond.
Single grains of sand are very small
things, but combined they muke the dan
gerous burs ou which so many nable ships
have gone down. Truly his it been said
''there is nothing on the earth so small that
it may not produce great things." And as
in nature so in a higher sense is it true of
human life, since for us "each breath is
burdened with a bidding and every minute
bus its mission. It is ,ail of
Napoleon that he paid great deal
of attention to small details,
he united the ability to deal with the
smallest matters essential to. success; with
Almost unerring judgment he gave his own
personal attention not only to the marching
of his troops, but also to the minute details
of all matters pertaining to the expenses and
equipments of his army.
This same principal will hold true iu
every branch of life. It is the physician,
who makes it a rule to study carefully every
case which comes to him and
does uot allow the minutest feature of it to
escape him, who gftius a reputation for
wonderful cures.
The writers who have gained the great
est fame for the stylo and finish of their
productions are those who have been will
ing to give long and painstaking labor to
the perfecting of every line and the care
ful choosing of every word. It is not only
in gaining knowledge or success in out
ward things that we need to appreciate tho
value of small opportunities and little
helps or hinderunces, but in the greater
work of building up character, nothing is
slight enough to be despised. As n care
less gurduer allows without alarm the this
tle down to settle over his fields and, only
realizes his mistake when the next year he
tries in vain to uproot the weeds which are
choking his flowers, so it is an easy t,uing
to let tho Reeds of evil habits
take root in in our souls by failing
to resist the tlrst temptations,
words arc like these tufts of thistle down,
escaping from thoughtless lips, they may
) forth, winged with a power of which
a ...
I the speaker never dreamed, yet capable of
THE LEAD !
TIIE
Mohair Coats!
complete stock ever brought
Cairo.
producing a harvest which will long rankle
in tho lives where they have takeu root.
Happy the man who goeth forth, know
ing no trifles, "sowing the good seed beside
all waters." waiting in patience
for its fr'iit?, realizing that the
acorn may U'cume the pride of
the forest and that no action is too small to
influence others for good or for evil. A per
son who has learned wis lorn enough to rec
ognize the true value which should be at
tached to comparatively trivial action, will
not grow impatient in the performance of
them because each will seem a stepping
stone toward success to be obtained by and
by. It has been said "success in most
things depends ujon knowning bow long
it takes to succeed. It is the man who is
faithful in the least things, and nev-r
slights the smallest duty, who is alert and
ready to take advantage of opportunities
when they come. It has been welt said,
in life's small things be resolute and great.
To keep thy muscles trained, knowest
thou when fate thy measures takes? Or
when she'll say to thet, I find thee worthy,
do this thing for me.
Isn't it true that many a one has failed
in life, nt because he did not have chances
but, liecause he was not ready for them,
when they came or failed to see iu them
anything but trine. Many people in this
world ate inclined to consider as trifles the
little courtesh-s of life, and to consider it of
little moment, whether one is rough and
boorish or of gentle refined manners, and
although some claim that real worth is not
to be enhanced by outside polish, yet it is
true that all the world judge one another
by the little acts which are taken as indexes
of thfrue character. In speaking of this
very subject one siys. "No doubt there are
a Uw men who cau look beyond the husk
or shell of fellow being, his amrutarties,
awkwardness, or eccentricity to the
hidden qualities within, who cau
discern the diamond, however,
incrusted, but the majority are neither so
sharp-eyed or so tolerant, and judge a per
son by his appearance and demeanor more
than by his substantial character. It is a
truth that uo one of us should live solely
for our own good and pleasure, but are ow
ing daily and hourly duties to others
around us, and that no one can be so inde
pendent a not to feel tlu need of little
daily kindness, which it is in the power of
f.iends to betow, or so inditl'crcnt as not
to be wounded bv little unkind words or
deeds. Then how coreful we ought to be
since every day is full of opportunities for
doing good or of dangerous chances for
falling into evil and bringing trouble into
other lives, least through thoughtlessness,
we bring ourselves to the place where wc
must make our own the lamentation ot the
poet.
Ala. I have walked through life,
So hwrdtef where I trod,
Nay. helping to trample my fellow men,
Anil All the luneral od,
Fori;ettlnrf that even lite eparrow full.
Not unmarked by God.
The wound I mlKht have healed;
The hunian orrow and emart,
An yet It never wo In my
Soul lo play so 111 a part,
Hut evil la wrought by want of thought,
At well in by want of heart.
TRUST IN ODD AND DO TIIE RIGHT.
BY AN UNKNOWN AUTHOR.
Courage brother! do nut stumble,
Though thy path be dark as night;
There's a star to guide tho humble
"Trust in (Jo.l and do the right."
Though the road be long and dreary,
And the end b out of sight;
Foot it bravely, strong or weary
"Trust in Ood and do the right."
Perish "policy" and cunning,
Perish all that fears tho light;
Whether losing, whether winning,
"Trust in God and do the right."
Shun all forms of guilty passion,
Friends may look like angels bright,
Heed no custom, chisin or fashion
"Trust in God and do the right."
Some will bate thee, some will love thee,
Somo will Hatter, some will slight;
Cease from man and look above thee,
"Trust In God ami do tho right."
Simple rule and safest guidi'.i, -
Inward peace and shining light
Star upon our path abiding
"Trust In God and do the right."

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