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THE TWENTY-FIRST ANNUAL STATEMENT OP THE
OP THE CNITED STATES,
HENRY B.UYDE, President.
FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1860.
A iioixt of Liwiia AHorri, Jan. 1.
IMI - t
luicn-st and rents
Net prom on Investments
Claim by death and matured endow
Dividends, surrender valoee, ud aa
antttet D'scouu'cd endowment and matured
Tola! ;iald iKilicy bolder ...
Dividend oa capital
Agenciue and iriinlf tons .......
State, county and city taxes.........
Ntttaitb assets, Dec. 31, 1S.
Hand, and tnortR.;'..................
f 4.7W.9H7 T,
I nlted HUItt ilwM
btat slocks, city stocks, and slock
authorised by tbe lawn of tbe .talc
of New York . . ..
Loan secured by bond and .tockt.
Heal ettat tn New York and lioston
and purched undnr foreclosure..
C'b oo baud In bank, and other de
positories on interest and In lran.ll
i from agents on account of ' pre
K.W7 4i 47
S,:tf W-1 S2
t 3H,4e.W ft!
Market value of stocks and bondi
over Cost ........... . . ...
Interest and rent, due and accrued..
I'remiama dn and In proes of
collection (less premium! paid In
advance, fii.091) -
Deferred premium"" -..
Total a-'a, Dec. 31. 1H30...
I 4,i'8,j s;
Total ItaMlltiei including legal r
.-rve for reinsurance of all .exist
t Sl.fJi.3CH 11
Total undivided surplus ,,4 til
Of whirb Moo.', (km computed) to
plciea la general class.... 4,'ittM 21
Of which belongs (a computed) to
policies tn tontine claM ..4.i5.2SO 0)
Risks Assamedin 1880,135,170,805 00
Kisks Outstanding $177,597,703 00
R. R. TIME CARD AT. CAIRO.
ILLINOIS CE5TRAL K, R.
TaiKS AKIUTI. TRAIN! TjRPAItT.
Accomdation. 4 M0 p.m
Vail .?: p.m
rKxtire.a 3 p,m
MISS CENTRAL R. K.
tVall S:p.BMil! .. .". t'.a.m
tExprem 11 :m a m tKipre.t S:ia.ni
C. 4 ST. L. R. It. (Narrow Oanje )
Jipr 4:'ip m jExpre 9:Wi.m
Acrom'daloin p.m ! 'Accoa'datlon. l:.H)p.m
Sucdayexcur'n S:'H p.m I Sunday exenr'n W40 a m
ST L., I.M 48. R. K.
Kxpre 8 Wi tn Rxprea .12:r. p
tAccom'dallon. t:p n I tAccom'dation 11:4.'. a m
CAIRO VINTRNNKS K. K.
Mall 4 Ex.... 5:ia.m '" Ex.... '.:' p.m
Daily except Sunday, t Daily.
Mayor N. B Thitiw(jod.
VnAfurnrT J. Kertb.
Clerk-Denni. J. Kolev.
Coun.elnr Wm. B. Gilbert.
Manhal L. H. Meyer,
oaao or uoiaxi",
Klrt Ward-Peter Sanp. T. M. Klmtroush.
Second Ward-Jee Itiskl, C. V Hughe.
Third Ward B- K, Blake. John wood.
Koirtb W-ard-Chirlee 0. Patier. Adolpb Swo-
br-mh Watd-T. W. Ballldar. Krneit B. Pettlt.
Circuit Jndre-D. J Baker.
Circuit Clerk-A. H. Irvin.
County Judge R- 8 Vocum.
County Clera-8. J. Ilnmm.
County Attomey-J. M. Damron.
( ouutvTrea.nrer-Milea W. Tarker.
Sheriff John Hodgei
Coroner-K. Fltreereld. , .
County CommlMlonera-T. W. Halllday, J. A.
Clbb. and Samuel Brlley.
lAIR'i BAPTIST. -Tein pe ra uea h all on Ten j h
U'.treet; pr-acbln nr.tand third undy In
eac!) montu. li a in. aim i " r'r:',s"r
ClHCRCH OF THE REDEEMS A-B1eopal)
Kourtxentb itreet; Sunday ":ma. m . Holy
Kocbaaiat: : a.m.. Sunday chool ; 10:4:. a.m..
Morning prayer; S in) p. m.. evening prayen. V.
P. Davenport, 8. T. It Rector.
niRST MISSIONARY BAPTIST CnrKCIl.--n
d..,v,i to i . n... x ti m.. and 7:80 n. m.
BabbatU achool at 7:30 p. ra
rvev. i. . . Duiire.,
CTIIERAV-Thlrleenth atreet; errltei Sa1)-
XJ bath !: a.m.; Sunday achoolJp.m
METHODIST Cor. Eighth and Walnut lteet;
Preaching Hahbatb 10:40 a. m. and 7 p.m.;
prayer meeting, Wednesday Tao p. m.; Sunday
School, 9 a. m. Ret. Whlttake r, paatot.
PRE8BTTKUIAN -Eighth traet: preaching on
Sabbath at 11:00 m. and 7:80 p. m.; prayer
meeting Wedneaday at 7:) p.m.; Bundny School
ST JOHErn'8-(Koinn Catholir Corner Croa
and Walnut atrvet; service. Sabbath 10:80.
n . ; Sunday School at 9 p. m. ; Veoperi 3 p. m. ; aer
nce every day at 8 p. m.
ST. PATRICK'S -(Roman Catholic) Corner Ninth
itrnet and Washington avenue; ervlc Sab
bath I and 10 a. m. ; Vesper! p. m. ; Sunday School
t p. m. orvlcei every day at S p. m. Ret. MiWtenton
'(Jt W. WHEELER,
Summer Wood and Kindling
constantly on band
At Seventy-live cents per load.
At one dollar per load.
The "trlmmlnti"ar coarse shaving and make
the beat (ummer wood for cooking purpo.es as well
a the cheapest ever sold In Cairo. For black
fmlth'a use In sitting tlivs, they are unequalled.
Leave your orders at tbe Tsutb street wood yard .
ASSURANCE j SOCIETY
120 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
From, tbe undivided urplus. reversionary divi
dend will be declared, available on settlement of
next annual premium, to ordinary participating
The valuation of the politic, outstanding baa
been made on tbe American experience table, tbe
it-xai -anuaru 01 n siaie oi.ew York.
. W. PHILLIPS, I .,,, .
J.O.VANClSB. J Actuaries.
.e. the nndcrslgned, havie, In perton. carefully
m mi ned tbe accounts, and counted and examined
in detail the sjsels of the society, and certify that
tbe foregoing statement thereof t correct.
BKNNI.NOTON K. RANDOLPH.
JA.MKS M. HALSTED
TIIOMAS A tTMMINtt,
HK.NRY 8. TEUBKLL,
JOHN SLOAN K,
Special Committee of the Board or Director,
appointed Oct. iff. 1Wi, ti, examine tbe asw.e
and count at the clone of the year.
BOACD OF DlkiXToBS.
nnrvB Hvde. John A. Kipururt
'jr'-rne ii. -Tioran,
Oenrge T. A dee,
Henry A. Hurlbut,
Henry Y. Spauldinu,
William U. Foifc,
William A. Wbvelock,
William (j. Lambert,
Henry (. Marojand
Jaiuea W. Alexander,
Henry 8. Trrbell
Tlinma. A. Cutnmini,
I ' r .
Jubn I) Joiie..
Huliert Lenox Kennedy,
H njamin Williamson,
ll'tory M. Alexander,
Tfaomaa A Riddle,
rorire W. Carleton,
(ieoree d. Kellogg,
Joao r. avarro,
John t. McL'o..k.
Stephen H I'htlllpa,
bainuel W. Torrey,
Alexander P. Irvln,
Will ant M BUM,
Samuel G . Goodrich .
Daniel 1). Lord,
Jame. M. Ilalitead,
Horace Po ter.
Edward W. Himbert,
It. P. lUndolph,
Henry N. Butler,
'.teurge II. Stewart,
JAMES W. ALEXANDER. Vice Pres't.
.SAMUEL BOKROWE, 2J Vice Pros't.
E. V. Lambert, M. D Edw'd Curtis, M. I).
E. W. Haiti, .Supprinti-ndi-nt of Agencies.
North Western Department.
10R f)earb.rn Street. Chicago.
W. N. CHAISE, General Manager.
E. A. BURNETT. A?ent,
QR E. W. WHITLOCK,
Orm a N'o. 1 Commercial
Blghth and Ninth Street
J)R. W. C. JOCELYN,
Orl 1CK-Elclitk Street, near Coma erctal Avenue.
QEORGE n. LEACH, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon,
Special attention paii to the Homeopathic treat
ment of surreal dieat. and disease of women
Office: Nolf) Eighth street, near Commercial
avenue, Cairo. 111.
CAIRO CITY FERRY CO.
THREE -V1 STATES.
Ot and after Monday, June 7th, and until further
notice tbe ferryboat will make trip! as follow:
Foet Foa.'th et
Missouri Land g.
8:30 a. m.
10:30 a. m.
:S0 p. m.
8 a. m.
S p. m.
5;00 p. .
S p. m
6:00 a. m,
10:00 a. m.
8:00 p. ra.
PROPRIETOR OF SPROAT'8 PATENT
Wholersalo Dealer in Ice.
ICE BY THE CAR LOAD OR TON.WELL
PACKED FOR SHIPPING.
Oar Loads u Specialty.
Cor. Twelfth Street and Le?ee,
fJlHE CITY NATIONAL BANK 1
W. P. HAI.MDAY, President,
H. I.. HA 1,1,1 DAY. Vlco-Pnwldont,
THUS. W. ItALLIDAT, Cashier.
a.STAATsntxon, w. . Hau.mar,
1NRT L, NALUD4T, H. H. OtmHIKOBiM,
a. v, lUjaasni. Tixnit aino,
a. I. CAKDII.
Exchanaie, Coin and United Statea Bond!
B0U0BT AND SOLD.
Deposit! received sid a gonoral banking bnslneii
CAIRO. ILLINOIS. WEDNESDAY
TnE G reat Skin 'Cure
Itching aud Scaly Diseases,
Humors of the Scalp, and
Geo. W. Brown, 48 Marshall street, Providence,
R. I., cured by Cuticura Remedies of a Ringworm
Humor, got at the barber s, which spread all over
hi ears, neck and face and for six yean resisted all
kind of treatment.
F. U. Drake, Ei., agent f,r Harper aud Brothers
Detroit, Slieh , give an astonishing sccount of his
case (Ecrema Itodent), which ba) been treated by
a eoniulU'lon of physician without benefit, and
which yielded to ttw Cutlcnra Resolvent internally
and Cuticura and Cotioura Soap externally.
H. A. Raymond, Auditor F W.,J.S. R. R.,
Jackson, Mich., was cured of Scald Head of nine
yeare' duration by the Cu.irura Remedies.
Bon. Wm. Taylor, Bot n. Mass., permanently
ruredol a humor of tbe face and scaly (eczema)
that had been treated unsuccessfully for twelve
years by many i't Botou"s best physicians aud
most noted special is ts, as well as European au
thorities. MILK CRUST.
Mrs. Boers.l Clinton st , Cincinnati, speaks
of her sister's child, who was cured of milk crust
which resisted all remedies for two years. Now a
tine, healthy boy, with abcantilul head of hair.
Frank A. Bean, Steam Fire Engine 6, Boston,
was cured of alopecia, or falling of tie hair, by the
Cuticura Kesolvent litems' )y and Cuticura and
Cuticura Soap etternally. which completely re
stored his hair whr n all said he would lose it.
Thomas Lee, ..Tti Frnkford avenue, Philadel
phia, alf.lcted with dandruff, which for twenty
years had covered his scalp with scales one quiir
ter of aud inch tn thickness, cured by the Cuticura
The Cuticura Treatment coustet in thj internal
use ol the Cuticura Ke.olvent, the new Blood puri
fier, and tbe external ne of Cuticura and Cuticura
Soap, the Great Skin Cures.
Fur Sunburn, Tan and Greasy Skin ute Cuticura
soap, an exquisite toilet, balb and nu retry sanative
frauriiirt with lel'.clus flower odors and healing
Remedies for sale by all Druggists. Price
of Cutlcnra, a Medicinal Jelly, email boxes,
W cents; large boxes, ft. Cuticura Resolv
ent, the new Blood Purifier, $1 per bottle. Cuti
cura Soap (the queen of medicinal and toilet soaps)
Sc. Cuticura Medicinal Shaving Soap, 15 cents.
Principal depot, WKEKS 4 POTTER,
All mailed free on receipt of price.
More continuous and pow
erful electric action is o!
uulni1nrMMalu.'d from Collins' Vol-
itfiun. lJsaawiWrAic Ki.xi-rnie Plastih. ihsn
JSfaovt'CS bdJ buttery made Tbcy
Aa fcl are a speedy and certain euro
for Pain aud Weakness of the I.uncs. Liver, Kid
neys, aud I riuary Organs, Khenmatisu. Neuralgia
Hysteria. Female Weakne". Nervons Pains and
Weaknesses, Malaria, and Fever and Ague. Price
Si centa. Sold everywhere.
WEEKS iS: t-OTTER. Boston. Mass.
THE lCUl KING.
Ready now, to furnish and deliver ICE In
quantity both wholesale and retail, and at
HOCK BOTTOM PRICES.
I respectfully solicit the patronage of all my old
friends and as 'many new ones, and guanntecthem
satisfaction. JACOB KI.EK.
NEW YORK STORE,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
The Largest Variety Stock
IN TUN CITY.
GOODS SOLD VERY CLOSE
O. O. PATIER & CO..
Cor. Nineteenth street 1
Commercial Avenue I
JOTICK TO CONTRACTOR'S.
Owe! op CrTT Cmrk, Canto. III., July 11th, 11.
Sealed proposals will be received at thlsofiice,
directed to iie city council, until 5 o'clock p. m.
Vcdrrday, July Jith, for furnishing all necessary
material and doing tbe work of sinking drive well
and furnishing a good substantial pump of ths
best make for the same. Bid to be at so much per
foot, and slating ilr.o of pipe and make ol pump to
b nsud: said work to be done nndor the super
vision of the committee on streets.
D.J. FOLEY. Cllv Cl-rk.
15A1NTEK 8 MANUAL Itonse and sign paiul
Dig, graining, varnishing, polishing, kalsomlng
c... ho cts. Book of Alphabuts, VI. llik of Fancy
Alphaheta flO. Sign, Carriage, Car,-Fresco, and
Decorative l'alntlug. M. Japanese t.rnameutatlon
ti. Standard Htgi Writer, i. Standard Scroll
llook, II. Scrolls and Ornament, (Loudolphe) l,
Of bookseller or by mall. JKS8K HANKY A
CO, llv Nassau sttool.N. Y,
MORNING, JULY 20, 1881.
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH
OBICA00, GRAIN AND PORK.
Chicago, July id, 10 a. m.
Pork August, $17 75; September,
Wheat -August, $1 14tj; September,
Corn August, 47;8c; September, 48c.
Oats August, 29C; September, 23.
C'BtCAoo, July 19, 12 u.
rork-August, 17 17 b; September,
Wieat-August, $1 13; September,
Corn August, September, 43.
Oats August, 29c.
Cmcvio, July 19, l p. h.
. .V"rkJuly$17 72JJ, nominal; August,
$17 72; September $17 72.
"Wheat July, $1 12, nominal; August,
$1 131 Yv)i September, $1 12j8'.
Corn July, 47;843c; August, 47,?8'c;
Oats-July, 41 4'; Angust, 28jc; Sep
Killed by a Crazy Daughter.
PiTTeBCHo, Pa., July 18. This afternoon
Ella Stevenson, an insane girl living at her
liome in McCandless township, near this
city, became unruly. Her father, Wm.
Stevenson, aged CO, and a sister attempted
to pacify her, when she kicked her father
in the stomach, killing him instantly.
A Post Office Burglary.
Calitokma, M'i., July 18. The post
office at this place was entered last night
by breaking a window, and the cash IkjS,
containing $J80 belonging to the money
order business, was earned off. Suspicion
attaches to some tramps who were seen
around town during the day.
Joining of Law Teams.
SprtixoKiELD, III., July 18. The two
prominent law firms of John 31. & Juliu
3Iayo Palmer and Robinson & Shutt, were
consolidated to-day. The new tirm will be
known as Palmers, Robinson & Shutt. All
the gentlemen are well-known throughout
the sta'e, the head of the firm
being ex Ouv. Palmer, and the others the
ex-governor's son, ex-Congressman Robin
son, and State Senator Shutt.
Robbed While Sleeping.
'.lRnau, Tkx July 18. A railroad
mn named George Nekcr came to this city
last Saturday, and after drawing his pay
got drunk and fell asleep at Gibbons' se
loon. On awakit g he missed his money
($140.EC), his revolver, and gold watch,
valued at $70 all of which he accuses
Robt. Eerry, the bartender, ot taking. Ho
has had Berry arrested and bonded to-day
on the charge of grand larceny for prelim
inary trial to-morrow.
The Talbott Boys Must Hang.
jEPrEiisox Citv, July 18. The follow
ing letter was sent this morning to tho
shertfl of Nodaway county by Governor
Etecctive Office, City ok Jefferson,
Jto., July 18, 1881. Henry Toel, shnff of
Nodaway county, 3Io.: Sin You will
make the necessary preparation tor carry
ing iuto effect the sentence of tho court
against Charles E. ami Aloert P. TalMt,
whoBe execution was postponed hy my or
der until Friday, July 22, as there will bo
no lurther interference with that sentence.
Let your preparations be as ample in detail
as they were before. Summon a sufficient
number of guards to prcscne tho peace,
and in ure the prompt observance of all
your plans. I trust that the morbid curio
sity of the people has sufficiently abated to
lessen t lie crowd of bectators, hut this
hope should not prevent ample preparation
for any emergency. Very respectfully,
Titos. T. Chittenden.
A Bloody Barbecue.
Little Rock, July 18. Tho Ga.ette'a
Fort Smith special says: Greenleafnear
Port Gibson, in the Cherokee T 'Nation, a
point about fifty miles west of Fort Smith,
was the scene ol a horrible tragedy on Sat
urday. The Creek and Cherokee Indians
were having a barbecue prcpartory to nom
inating their caudidatc for tho election
next week. YYbisky flowed as treely a
milk and honey in thu promised land.
Two full blooded Indians, Bill Lovutt and
Deer Track, became lighting druuk and in
their drunkcD frenzy made an onslaught on
ion.fi of thu party. Seven men were killed
or mortally wounded. Two men, Jim Suiter-wait
and his father, were first shot and
had their beads completely severed from
their bodies by the crazed demons. Tbe
murderers are at lurge, no effort lieing nlade
to arcst them.
Owing to Whisky.
Warns Hall, III., July 18.-Whisky is
in a fair way to mako tho corner of this
county ono of tho wealthiest men in it.
Within as many months it has furnished
him with four subjects for inquests, and
yesterday at Hoodhouso thu preliminary
steps were taken which will, in all prob
ability, supply him with thu fifth. Ad
Currier is about 30 year of age; Lewis: Mc,
Gee about 50, and lame. Both reside at
RKdhou9e. Suuday they engaged in a
fight in a grove near the town. The young
man was getting the better one, when the
latter drew a knite and nearly disemboweled
his assailant. 3IcGee was arrested, aud
Currier is in charge of physicians with but
slight chances of recovery.
WKare pleased to record the following
opiniou by J. A. Daniels, Esq., of 3Iessrs.
Stogdill & Daniels, attorneys, La Crosse
Wis. which appears in the La Crosse Chron
icle. Sometime sine I was attactcd with
pain and slight swelling in and below one
ot ray knee joints. A few applications of
St. Jacobs Oil quieted tho pain and relieved
the inflamation.' I regard it aa a valuable
U-uiii'i pr.ov! i xi sweet as it is
It has been devrpod lr the !nd'n
board of works that for thn improve-'
nient of tbe church-yard of St. Mar
garet's, in West mi nstcr, tho sum of
1,000 shrill be expeudd, and tliat a
garden shall in fact bo made of the
groiiods. Of bile years the historic
ciiurch, so intimately associated with
sumo of the most famous events in
Eiijj'ish history, hns bt'cti sadly and
shamelessly neglected. A serious qnr
t'on is brought homo to the London
church authorities as London expands
itself and the population makes its
homes further and further away from
tho centre of the town. Churches are
becoming de;nrt., srid. some of the
noblest monuments of tho gonius of
Wren are stranded in tho haunts of
Horses Three Abreast.
Tho American Express Company, s.iys
the ditzcllc, has introduced into New
York lltn system of I. :it n easing used on
tho Loudon oiunibus"S, by wuich ttireo
horses are harn-ssed in nearly the sumo
way as we hat nes. a team. The change
has been made on two of the wagons
as an exi eriment, with very satisfac
tory results. The wagons ate supplied
with two pules instead of uo, and
each of the throe horses is attached to
a separate whifhVtrefl. This is found
to bo a detlled improvement over the
system sometimes tned of pulling one
horse in Mhufls and another at each
side. The harnessing is practically tho
same as with two horses, with two poles
instead of one.
The experiment is tried upon wagous
that deliver goods in tbe upper part of
the city, not only because tne loads are
frequently loo heavy for two horses,
but to onable the drivers to make up
for lost time,, wilh increased rate of
speed when from any cause they are
tie laved at the stun.
' tl m i
now Sleigh Bells are Mak
It ha-, no doui i, hm'ii T mystery to
many how tho iron ball inside of sleigh
bells got there, and il is said to have
taken 'considerable thought on the part
of the iliscoverer before Uio idea struck
him. In making sleigh btd.'s tho iron
ball is pul inside a sand core, just tho
shape of the inside of the bell. Thou
a mould is made just Ihe shape of tlio
outside of tbo beil. 'I bis sand core,
wilh Ihe j'ngleftnsitle, is placed in the
mould ot the outside, uud tho melted
niulal is poured in, which tills up the
space between tho tote and mold. The
hot metal bums tho core so that il can
till be shaken out, leaving the ball wita
in the shell, i... . ..i.o., sw'.vtd joints
and many other aiticles.are cast in the
same manner. This was indeed, an
Hope Ou, IIojk' Eyer,
No matter what the ailment may be,
rheumetism, neurr'ia, lameness, asthma,
bronchitis if other treatment has failed
hone on! go at once for Thomas' Electric
On,. It will secure you immediate, relict.
1'aul U. ochuh, agent.
The Elixir of Life.
That purely vegetable compound, Belt-
dock Blood Bin Ens, may be justly termed
the Elixir of Life. A pleasant and effect
ive medicine; it imparts strength and vi
tality to the whole system. Price $1.00,
trial size, 10 cents.
It is simply marvelous how quickly cun
stipation, biliousness and sick headache are
cured by "Sellers' Liver rills." Price 21
Cancer. No Knifo. No Pain. No Sick
ness. No Fearful Treatments. Treat!?
free. Go or send to Dr. Kline, U31 Arch
- Bon, pimples on the f.tce, stlt Rheum,
old sores, and all cutaneous eruptions dis
appear like magic when Dr. Lindsey's
Blood Searcher is used.
F. A. Scratch, druggist, Huluvcn, Out.,
writes: 'I have tho greatest confidence in
your Burdock Blood Bitters. In one case
with which I am personally acquainted
their success was almost incredible. One
lady told me that half a bottle did her more
god than hundreds of dollars' worth of
medicine she had previously taken." Price
$1.00, trial size 10 cent i.
Mr. GonrL'c E. O'Hara, tho live druggist
of the town, is always up to the times and
ready to meet tho demands of bis many
customers. He has just received a supply
of that wonderful rcmndy that is astonish
ing the world by its marvelous cures. Dr.
King New Discovery for consumption,
coughs, colds, asthma, bronchitis, hay
(ever, phthisic, croup, w hooping cough, tick
ling in the throat, loss of voice, hoarseness
or any affection of the throat ami lungs.
This remedy positively cures, as thousands
can testify. If you do not believe it call
at Ills drug store and get a tnal bottle free
of cost or a regular si no txittle for one do
lar. AsVou value your life, trive it a trial
and be convinced, as thousand already
have been ()
SERIES NO. 312
A Girl at the Whe-jl-
"Pint a-port, Hattie, pint a-port, my
girl. Now you' ve got her. Stead y, so.
"Steady it is, father."
The first words wera spoken in a
voice rendered husky hy wind and
came from tin lungs of the bronzed old
Captain of the ferry bout Mystic, plying
between the li ivorsti'aw brici-ynrds
and the miiroad-station of Cruger'a
six miles away, on the opposite shore
of the Hudion River. 1'hey had no
ref. rouee to the wine- of Opoito, but
were uttered in the form of instructions
to his daughter in ihe pilot-house, who
who was steering the boat while her
father collected the fares of the live
passengers who were crossing from
llaverstraw. Tho reply came, with sea-woman-like
brevity, from, a pretty girl
about 20 years of age, who, with bare
arms and dressed in a neatly-lilting
gown, was at the wheel.
"Does your daughter always steer "
the boat?" the reporter asked, when
the Captain earn for hU fare.
' Well, no," was th reply,, ' Her
brotner sometimes sleer; but 1 mostly
steer myself. When the boy is away
Hattie comes along, for some one elsa
must stand by tho wheel whilo I'm
t.ikin' up fares. But Hattiu's a good
girl, and knows tho run of the river.
She's ' a good hand at the wheel, too,
and I feel as safe with her steering as
I would if her brother was there aye,
as safe, almost, as if I was in the pilot
house myself. Let bur off a little, Hat
tie. my girl. Starboard now."
"Maiboaru it is, lather.
"Why don't you lot her collect tho
faros, and steer the boat yourself?"
V. ell, you see, tho Laptain an
swered, ".t requires a sight of experi
ence to collect fare-, and 1 doubt H. it
tie, though she's a clever girl, mightn't
be able to do it,"
"A man must bo a thorough seaman
to collect them properly, I suppose,"
hazarded the rejMrtei
"By thunder, he must know what
he's about, "tho Mntic's master replied,
turning quickly toward his questioner,
"or he's apt to miss one or two. You
haven't paid vi.ur's yet."
The reporTi castiiy produced the
money, ami banded it to the Cap
tain, with an apology.
"Oh, it's all right," the Captain said
"only it just shows you iiov careful
even an experienced man must be.
Now, Hattie, bo careful. Su-ady."
"Steady it is, father."
And the Myotic glided into the slip.
Tiio streets of Cuiro ar to have their
names inscribed in Arabic and French,
and the hou-ies numbered. Il will be
tho first Mussulman town with such
Oar Soap-Maa's Last.
That is it was tbo lat 1 heard. I
sneak of RnTmnnd, the soap-man of
Worcester. Mass. It; -was holding
toY, one-evening, praising the quali
ties Of his soup, when a man in the
cro.vd asked him if it would wash any
bettor than any other soap.
" Wash!" cried Raytuoud, razing in
blank amazement upon the benighted
individual in u. ;iuont and then
in pity. "Will t wash? Let mo tell
you. "Listen, gentlemen. I have never
tol l this circumstance, but I will tell it
now. You know I went away to Can
ada onew, to sell my incomparable
soap. Well while on that trip, I had
occasion to take passage in a small
brig, Hnd while at sea a terrible storm
arose. Our skipper declared it to bo
the most terrilic storm ho had ever ex
perienced. There were six men in the
crew, besides the captain. Four of
thiso mon wem knocked overboard,
and lost, by the jibbing of tho main
boom. The other two were swept off
by a tremendous sea.
"0! it was dreadful. The captain and
I were left alone. He knelt down and
began to pray. And so did I pray.
But, gentlemen, all of a sudden, when
it seemed as though every minute must
bo our last when the vessel wis tilled
with water and ready to go down in
that awful moment I thought of my
soap. I had a box of it in a cuddy on.
dock. I called 'the captain, and wo
went in there and stripped stripped to
tho skin, gentlemen and then w e lath
ered ourselves with that soap. Two
cakes did it. When we'd completely
covered our bodies with tho lalher, we
just took each of us, a cake in our
hands, and overboard we went. It was
tough it was rough for a spoil it was
ticklish, I nssuro you; but tho soap did
it, Yes-ltdidit! It wiishct it botk
ashore, hijh and dry! landing us, safe
and sound', on old Mother Earth once
Will it U'ttshf I should say it w ould.
What do you think about it? Here aro
a few moro cakes left, gentlemen.
Only ten cents a cuke. Take ono. sir,
you'll noror regret it. And don't you
never go to sea without it. Mind that!"
Pay aa You Go.
Tho Presbyterian Banner sava that
best of all rules fr successful houst
keopiui and making both end of the.
year meet is, "Pay as you go." Be
yond all countries in tho world, ours is
the one in which the credit svsUmii is
tho most used and abused. Pass-book
are the bane and post of domestic
economy, a perpetual plague, vexation
ami swindle. ADtiseo by servants at
tho store aud tho house, disputed con
stantly by housekeepers and dealers.
they are temptations to both putties to
lo wrong, "l never had that; ' "V
neglcctod to enter this;" "1 forgot to
bring tho book;" "Never mind, we'll
mako a noto ol it, ami so it gins, nut
tho worst of it i that housekeeper re
tompted to order what they have not
tho mcaus to pay for, and when the
time for settlement come they aro
straitened. A family can live respect
ably on a very moderate Income, it tuey
always take the c.uh iu baud, and buy
wher they can buy to lh Iwst ad.an- ,
taire. Then they will be careful lust
... ..-i ia necessary. Extra com
forts will bo had, if they van afford
them. But il Is bad policy to buy on
I ,mit. So wise dealer wlls so cheaply
j 0n credit aa for cash.