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PUBLISH EVERY8ATUBDAY. ' T TT Tj TAT i T) T f T Q ' I L 13 IOLA, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS. .. .VOLUME-IX. ' . IOLA, ALLEN C0UHT7, KANSAS, JUL7 3, 1875. NO. 27. OFFICXAIPAPER Of COUNTY. -- ' i . JBATES OF ADVERTISING. IYH. iloiO 15 CO 20 CO 25 CO 3iOO euco IW0 53" Transient and Le.il adveiiiarmrnti must be paid for in advance. I oral and Special Xotices, 10 cents a line. All letten'in relation to business In any war connected with the office should be addressed t the Publishers and Froprietonu Amsos &Pxkkixs. tTAcz.... 1 tr. t. I r. ra.i3 rn.16 m. 1 Inch 11 CO 1 30 tl o). $ I oo.$4 .Vita SO 2inch.. I 2 25 350 3 00 0 SO 10 OU 3iUcU. 300 3 fX) SOI 7CV 810 131)0 41-wh... 2 50 Cu 6 Si 10 00 12 00 17 60 U Coi sso 550 s .vi is oo i j ou a 00 JiCol.. 6 50 10 00 10 OjiSi 0" -7 Oil W CO l Coi.. io ou ic co ! oour m(s) ooo oo V I Jfc y business director;. 'NATIONAL, GOVERNMENT. "President ,....-..v Ulysses S Grant Vice-President.,'. ,. lien ry Wilson Chief Justice..:....""..:.... Morrison B Waite Secretary of State Hamilton Fish Secretary of the Treasury RHBristow Secretary or War. : WmW Belknap Secretary of the Navy:.. Geo M ltobeson Secretary of the Interior. Columbus Delano -Attorney General Edwards I'terrruont Postmaster General Marshall Jewell Sneaker of the House .James U lllaiiie Clerk of the Senate Geo C Gorham Clerk of the-Uouse,... ....Edward VcFheram STATE GOVERNMENT.-- ' Governor. Thomas A Oshnrn Lieutenant Governor. M J Salter becretary of State T II Cavanaugh State Treasurer Samuel Lappin Attorney General AMF Itandolph State Auditor I W Wilder Sup'tFuulIo Instruction .JohnKraser AFTER THE STORM COUNTY OFFICERS. TPWTalcott District Judge NTFAcers, rrouatc Judge m Thrasher County Treasurer II AXeedham County Clerk G M Brown, Register 6f Deeds J U Kichards,, County Attorney OOf Simpson,;-.. ...... ...Clerk District Court J Epiiran,. -... Superintendent Public Schools IX Woodui -..., T...n Sheriff Lyman Itboades, Survejor D Horville, 1 A Wpiowland, Commissioners Isaac Bonebrake, ) CITY OFFICERS. W C Jones Mayor J K Boyd, , ....l'olice Judge X F Acers, . JIIRichards, Councilmen w iiiticnartls, I C M Sunuson. I John Francis, Treasurer W J Sapp clerk James Simpson, .Street Commissioner uau wiiiis. ....... ........Marshal After the storm, a calm; After the byuifc, a balm; For the ill brings good, in the Lord's own time, And t he sigh becomes the psalm . Alter the drought, the dew; After the cloud, the blue: For the sky "will smile'ln the sun's good time, And the earth grow glad and new. Bloom is the heir of blight, Dawn is the child of night, And the rolling change of the busy.world Bids the wrong yield back the right. Under the fount of ill, Many a cup doth fill, And the pjtient lip though it drinketh oft, Finds only the bitter still. Truth seemed oft to sleep. Blessings slow to reap, Till the hours of waiting aits weary to bear, And the courage is hard to ku.p. Nevertheless, I know, Out of the dark mut grow, Sooner or later, whatcveris fair. Since the heavens hare vt Uled it so. MEMORY. CHURCHES. METHODIST EPISCOPAL. Corner of Jefferson avenue and Broadway St. Services every Sabbath at 10J a. m. and 7 p. m. Prayer meeting. Thursday etenings at 7 p. m. JJ. lv, Mctii, Pastor. PEESBYTEKIAX. Comer Madison avenue and Western street. Services 10j; a. jn.and7p. m. Sunday School at Wis. ns. s. G. Clark, Pastor. , -, BAPTIST. On Sycamore street. Services every Sablnthat 1 0f a. m . and 7 p m . Prayer meeting on Thurs day evening. Church meeting at - p. IK. on Saturday beforelhe first Sabbath in each month. Sabbath School at 9)i o'clock a. m. C. T. Floyd, Pastor. Secret Societies. m , IOLA LODGE,r NO. 38, T" .- --. ... . .j .uu..... ijreiuren in gnoti Manning .tie tn virtu -J. X- Wiutc , fcec'j" IOLA. LODGE, NO. 21, I O cf 0.11 Fal low a hold their regular l meet in cs cerv 'luea- ilav tvenmir. m their liall, next door north ol the ot ofliee Visiting brethren in good standing, arc iu it tit to attmd W. C.Jones, Sec'y J ri hotels. LELAND HOUSE. BD. ALLEX, Proprietor. IOLA, Kansas. . This house has lx-en thorcuhlv reTiltreil and refitted and l now tlie moet desirable pLice in the city for travelers to step.. Xo fiains will be spared to make the guests ot the Iceland feel at .home. Baggage transferred to and from Depot Jree of charge. , CITY HOTEL, RICHARD PROCTOR, Proprietor. I0I.1, .Kansas;? Single meals 33 cents i Day board ers one dollar per day. - " VS ttornens NELSON F. AOERS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Iola, Allen county, il Kansas . Has the on)0 full and complete set of Abstracts of Allen county. .- . FEANK W. BAKTLETT, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Iola, Ivknsas. Money to loan onlong time and at low rates on well improved arms in Allen county. !) 20 J. C. MntuAY 3 J..U. Riciiaud, J J 1 County Attorney. MURUAY & RICHARDS, " ATTORXEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW. . Money in sums from 8300 00 to SS.OW 00 loaneiLon long tune upon Improved Farms 111 Allen,- Anderson, Woodson, and Neooho conn- ties, f i t 3 - .. iUiscellaneous. L. L. LOW, GENERAL AUCTIONEER. Iola,-Kanas. Cnes sales in Allen and adjoining counties. As a pawnbroker in a populous sub urb of London, I have hail occasion to see painful, and sometimes not unplcas ing, phases of society. Just to givo an idea of what occasionally comes under the notice of persons in my profession, I shall describe a little incident and its consequences. One evening I stepped to the door for a little freih air and to look about me lor a moment. WJiile I was gazing up and down the road I saw a tidily-dressed young lady step up to our side door. Site walked like a lady and let me tell you that in nine cases out of ten it's the walk, and not the dress which distinguishes the lady from the servant-girl andj first she looked about, and then she seemed to make up her mind in a flurried sort of a way, and in a moment more was standing at our counter, holding out- a glittering some thing in a littlo'trembling hand covered with a worn iid glove. My assistant, Isaacs, was stepping for ward to take the seal, when I came in and interposed. The poor,young thing was so nervous and shyy and altogether so unused to this work, that I felt for her as if she had been my own daughter almost. She couldn't.havo been 'above 10 . . -1.1 . r',, '1.1 '.. - 10 yuaia uiu 100 irati anu genue a creature. "If you please, will you tell me," she said timidly, in a very sweet, low voice, trembling with nervousness, "what is the -value of this seal J" "Well, miss," I said, taking the seal into my hand and looking at it it was an old-fashioned seal, such as country gentlemen used to wear, with a coat-of-arms cut upon it "that depends upon whether you want to pledge it or sell it outright." . i'l am married, sir," and she said the words proudly and with dignity, though still so shy, and seeming ready to burst out crying; "and my husband is very ill and and " And then the tears wouldn't bo kept back any longer, and she sobbed as if her poor little heart would break. "There, there, my dear," I said to her; "don't cry ; it will all come right in time;" and I tried to comfort her as well as I could in my own rough-and- ready way. "I trill lend you, ma'am," I said to her at last, "a sovereign upon this seal; and if you wish to sell it, per- 1 naps i may be able to sell it for you to advantage." And so I gave her a pound and she iripped away with a lighter heart and many thanks to me, and 1 thought no more of the matter at the time. - - The very nest day, the day before Christmas, there came into our place of bUsinpsV. ft vnrir fwmtri'wnloman who had called upon us pretly often before, not for the sake of pawning any thing, though he was generally dressed shabby enough, too. But ho was a col lector one of those men who are mad upon old china and curiosities of all sorts. T "Anything in my way, to-day, Mr. situ JioTJuijvjnj, win make final euie-.LV''v,s- he said m his quick energetic mcnroftIebusinestoriaid.esLitmCiththel'ro-rA.ijllj ;,.:.!. . -n. -i 1 f bate Court of Allen county. ' ' I nHriAvitU a jollylsmiletpon his face M. DeMOSS, M. D., OFFICE over Jno. Francis Co.'s Drugstore Residence on Washington avenue, 2nd door soutn Aeosno street. The murmur of a waterfall A mile away, The rustle where a robin lights Upon n spray; The lapping ofa lowland stream On dipping boughs, The sound of grazing from a herd Of gentle cows, The echo from a wooded hill Of cuckoe's call, The quiver through the meadow grass At evening fall; Too subtle are these harmonics For pen and rule; Such music is not understood By any school; And when tue brain is overwrought It hath a spell Beyond all human skill and power Too mike it well. The memory ofa kindly word Far long gone by, The fragrance ofa fading flower Sent lovingly The gleaming ofa sudden smile Or sudden tear, The warmerpressure of His hind, The tone of cheer, The hush that means, "I cannot speak, But I lmc heard!" The note that only bears a verse From God'3 ov. n word; Such tiny tfiirgs we hardly count As ministry; g That gti era deeming they liave shown " Scant sympathy; 4 But vrhe.i the iieart is o erwrouglir' Oh, vtLocan tell The poner of such tiny things To make it well? -t THE I'AWXCP.OKEirS STORY. H. A. NEEDHAM, COUNTY CLERK. Conveyancing carefully done, and acknowledgements taken. Maps anu pians ncaiiy urawn. j. n: white, ,T TNDERTAKEB, Madison avenue, Iola, Kan- KJ sas. vt 0011 couins consinniiv 011 nand ami llearealwasinreadmc33. MeLUicBurial Cases lUrnUhed on short notice. 9 H. REIJIER.T,. TAILOR. Tola, Kansas. Scott Brother's old stand. Clothing made to order in the latest and best Styles, satisfaction guaranteed. Clean ting and repairing done on short notice. , J. E. THORP,, BARBER SHOP on Washington avenue first doorsouthof L.L.Xorthrup's. Fuel, l'rod tice and Vegetables of all kinds taken in exchange for work. Also, a few good second-hand Razors for sale cheap; also a fine quality of HairOil. ' D. F. GIVENS, "ITtTATCHMAKER, JEWELER, AND CLOCK v v iteparer, ai tne postoiuce, una, iiansas. locks, Watches and Jewelrv. promptly and ncaUy repaired and warranted. A tine assort ment of Clocks, Jewelry, Gold pens and other auij uu, nmcu wui ue soiu encap. JNew-lIeat Marketr - Having just opened a ME AT MARKET (Jtwtutm Av.Jlrp iiSr teeit &o)t Bngi old f land.) " I propose ko keep constantly on hand ALL KINDS OF MEAT,! auu 0011 a& Ajuw hi wo 4vwvfc Give me a call when yon want anj tliing'in my line and I wiU guarantee satisiactioii. t K CO All Furnished on order. RICHARD PROCTOR. notice of final Settlement All persons interested in the estate of George j;rooE-VUecease-i, wintnte notice thaf. on the June 7th, 1875, J. WEUVTER JOHNSON. Administrator. The Rev. Mr. Broadman is a collector of gems, and rings, and seals, and, in tact, ot any stones that nave beads or figures upon them. And I had been in the habit of putting asido for him what ever in this way passed through our hands, for he gave us a better price than we EUould have got for them at the quarterly sales. "The fact is, Davis," he said to me, "these things arc invalua ble; many of them are as beautiful on a small scale, as the old Greek scriptures; and some of them even by the same artists. And they are made no longer, you see; for, in this busy nineteenth century of ours, time and brains are too precious to be spent on these laborious trifles." Now, although I had no stones of the kind he wanted just tllen, it en tered into my head that I would tell him about the seal which had come into my possession the evening before. - I told him the story somewhat as I have just told it to you. Ho listened attentively to all I said. When I had done, he looked at the seal and said : "I observe that it has the heraldic emblem of a baronet." Ho then congratulated mo upon the way in which I had acted, ne asked, too, for this young lady's ad dress, which she had given me quite cor rect ; and then he left the shop without another word. You must give me leave to tell the rest of the story in my own way, al though it may bo a very different way from that which tho reverend jiersonage employed in relating it to me afterwards. Jt seemed tliat it was a runaway match. A country baronet's son had fallen 'in love with tho clergyman's daughter in tho village v. here his father lived, and they had run away together and got married. Then they came up to London, these two poor youmj things for neither his father, or i.er's either, for the matter of that, would have anything to say to the match he f-ill of hopes of getting along in the litci.try or artistic line, and she, poor creature, full of trust in him. The project of diving by literature did not turn out That was expected. The ycimg follow.- without experience or friends, spent much time going from one publisher to another, and sending his writings to Ihs editors of the various magazines which I need ttot say were alwajs "icttirncd with thanks." And then he fell ill; typlm, I fancybrought on by iiibufliuent nourishment and bad drainage, and disappointed hopes. The Registrar General doesn't gie a return of these cases in any list that I know of. But wo see something of them in our line of business, nevertheless. It was just at this time that Mr. Broadman i'jund out Mrs. Vincent; for that was the name of the young lady who came to my shop with the gold seal. Cambridge Terrace is not very f.ir from the Angel at Islington, and there, in a little back street of small, respectable houses, inhabited by junior clerks, with here and there a lodging house, Mr. and Mrs. Vincent lived. They were rather shy at first of a stranger, and a little proud and haughty perhaps. People who have seen better days, and are down upon their luck, are apt to be so. But the parson with his pleasant ways and cheery voice, soon made it all right ; and, in a jiffy, he and Mr. Vincent were talking about college, for they had both been to the samo uni versity. And there was even soon a smile, too a wan smiio enough upon the poor invalid's sharp-cut thin face, with tho hollow, far-away eyes, which looked at you as'if out of a cavern. He wa3 the wreck of a fine young fellow, too ; of one who had been used to his hunting and shooting, and all the coun try sports which make broad-chested, strong-limbed country people the envy of us poor, thin, pale townsfolk. Mr. Broadman came direct to me when he left them. I did not live faroff and he thought that I might lend them a neighbor's help. "Davis," said he, "that poor fellow js dying; I can bco death in his eyes." ."What is he a-dying of?" I replied. He looked at me steadfastly a minute, and I could see a moisture in his eye, as he said, slowly and solemnly, "Of star vation, Davis of actual want of food." "A gentleman starving in London, in Islington, a baronet's ton, too ! Why it's incredible." "Not at all," said Mr. Broadman, "these are the very people who do die of starvation in London, aud in all great cities. Not the poor, who know where the work house is, and who can get at the relieving officer, if the worst comes to worst; but the well born who have fallen into destitute poverty, and who carry their pride with them, and dive into a back alley, like some wild animal into a hole, to 'die alone. Mr. Vincent wants wines and jellies and all sorts of good things; if help hasn't come too late. No, no, my friend," he continued, putting back my hand, for I was ready to givo my money in a proper cause. "No, no; I have left them all thejrwaut at present, Davis. But I'll tell you what yon can do; you can, if you like to piny the good Samaritan, go and see them, and cheer them up a bit. Mrs. Vincent hasn't forgotten your kindness to her, I can assuro you. And I think poor things had gone through she, lov ing and trusting him so ; and he half mad that ho had brought her to this pass, and could do nothing for her. Mr. Broadman wrote that very day to the baronet, a proud, bard man, I'm told. But the letter he wrote back was soft enough, and melting to read ; it was so full of human nature, you see the father's heart swelling up at the thought of getting back his son; and bursting through the thick crust cjf pride which prevented him from making tho first advances. And the parson says to me: "Well, Mr. Davis," he said, "there are many people kept assunder only for want of somebody to go between them, you see, and make peace." And I said, partly to myself; "Why shouldn't Christianity itself bo such a general peacemaker as that?" "Ay," replied Mr. Broadman, "if peo ple only believed in it properly." That very day we got tho baronet's letter, I was on my way in tho afternoon to Cambridge Terrace to pay my respects to Mrs. Vincent and I had sent in a few bottles of good old port wino from my own wine merchant at least as good as can be got for love or money. Well. when I got near the door I saw an old gentleman walking up and down, a little disturbed, apparently, in hi3 mind at finding himself in such a queer locality, aud as if looking for something or some body. A short, rosy-faced person he was, clean shaved as a pin, and very neat and old fashioned in his dress; and with that sort of air about him which marks an English country gentleman wherever ho may be. Well, we soon got into talk, for I'd spotted tho baronet in a moment, anu he wa3 anxious to find out something about his son, as Boon as he heard that I knew a little of the young couple. "And you do not think sir, that ray- that Mr. Vincent is dangerously ill?" said the old baronet; and thero was a sob in his voice as he spoke, and his hand trembled as he laid it upon mine. "Here is the house, sir," I said, "and you will be able to judge for yourself." We v.cnt in. At least the baronet tvent into the room, trembling in every limb with the excitement of seeing his son. But when he set eyes ou him, the poor old man was so startled ihat he could scarcely speak. His son saw him and tried to rise, lint fell hark fee'ily in to his chair. "Dear father, lie m;m:iur cd, stretching out a thin, treinblincr hand, "forgive " But the father wa3 on his knees by the chair in a moment, clasping his son's head in hLf arm's, and fondling him .n he had done nhen tho man wa3 a baby. "What have I to forghc? You must forgive mo for being so Itard, my dear boy, and get better soon, Wilfred, my son, my son !" I too had come into tho room ; I could not help it, I was so interested and ex cited. But I saw that in tho young man's face which made my heart sink in my bosom like lead. The young wife raw it too, and gave one, two, three sharp screams, as if a knife had been thrust into her side. Mr. Broadman saw it; and quietly kneeling down, commended to God as well as ho could for sobbing tho soul of His servaut departing this life. And I ncll, why should I bo asham ed to confess it? I knelt down too, and cried like a child ; for the young man had died in his father's arms at the very moment of reconcilliation. Chamber1 Journal. Broken Down Clerks at Washington. One of the saddest sights to be seen in Washington and there are many of them is that of the superannuated or broken down Government employees. In England a system exists by which the man who-has served the Government in any official capacity is entitled to a life, pension. Not so here. A man may enter one of the departments in early life, work steadily from year to year, till his hair whitens and his cheeks wrinkle twenty, thirty, or forty years, giving his time, his talents, and his life blood for nothing beyond a mere existence; and then, when his eye grows dim and his eye unsteady, and when some Cong ressman's favorite is tired ol waiting for him to die and create a vacancy, ho goes out to struggle a few short" bitter years with the world of which he knows so lit tle, and then is swept away, like a straw on the current, into that eternity, where thank God ! hta chances are better than they wero hero. Sometimes tho Government clerk is no better than he should be. He fonns bad associations, becomes profligate, neg lects his duties and is finally discharged. He finds himself penniless for nine out of ten of this order of clerks habitually hypothecate their salaries, sometimes paying the Shylocks from whom they borrow at the rate of thirty and forty dollars for the use of a hundred for a month. Even though thrift out from tho possibility of earning another cent, they still hang about Washington, ex isting no one knows how, sometimes seeking n final refuge in the almhouse, or still better, in the Potter's Field ad jacent. It is a singular fact that when a man has once fallen into the rut ofa Govern ment clerkship he is never thereafter good for any thing else. The routine work of the departments make a machine of him. If he loses his position he is is like a man who loses both hands. Be sides, if he wished to turn his talents to account in another direction his cap ital would afford him no opportunity. i'copio 111 Washington are clerks or nothing. There are no manufacturing establishments, no private warehouses, no representation of a single industrial interest of tho nation ; nothing but the Capitol, the departments, and lodging houses". Cor. Uoslon Bulletin. Lunar Night. Gold Discovered in Tennessee. A Bad Plaeo for Lawyers. whether it 13 a natural result of champagne atmosphere and strawberries all the year round wo know not, but it has become evident that thero i3 some thing in the air, in the soil, or in the so cial conditions of San Francisco which inspires the women of that sea-girt peninsula with a perennial yearning to kill lawyers. The number of lawyers who have been shot or shot at by females in San Francisco is really appalling. Crittenden, McDermott, and Cobb, are among the most prominent cases, but the calendar indeed abounds with them"; and now behold an attempt to take off v . H. L. Barnes in tho abrupt and ex plosive manner which seems to be the chosen method of launching gentlemen of his profession on their dubious voyage of exploration to "the other shore." We submit that, in consideration of the fre quency of these peculiar attempts at what may be called "class homicide," it would be idle to pay much attention to details of each case. It 13 evident A correspondent of the Louisville Co.iricr-Journal, writing from Clarksvillc, Tcnnes-ee, says: "Tho discovery of gold in this State along the Little Tennessee river between McGee's ferry and its mouth, has created no little excitement in east Tennessee. Nearly fifty years ago Dr. Troost, Pro fessor of Chemistry and Mineralogy, in the University of Nashville, published-a letter descriptive of the mineralogy of 1 cast Tennessee and of the gold region of that section of this State. This gentle man believed at that time that the Tennessee ophir contained more gold than the African ophir. Ho described the gold region a3 lying ten or twelve miles south of tho Tclico plains, near tho Unika Mountains, in tho Cherokee Indian settlement. He stated that the gold occurs in small grains, generally called gold dust, and is obtained by the washing of a stratum of ten or twelve inches of soil. It docs not appear to be brought from a distance, but to bo pro duced by the disintegration of the rock of which those mountains are compo-cd, as it is found not only in nnall rivulets or brooks, but also-on the declivities of of the mountains and on their very sum mits. In speaking of tho geological for mation of the country he says: 'These rocks belong to the series of transition, or rather to the clay slate formation. This slate has been filled with tubes of iron pyrites, which arc now nearly in a sttto of decomposition, leaving these cavities filled with yellow ochre. These pyrites arc often auriferotw, and the gold not being susceptible of decomposition remains unaltered, and is disseminated through tho soil by the disintegration of the rock, the lighter particles of which are carried away "by tho rains, leaving tho heavier ones remaining.' Who knows but the recent discoveries made may prove to be a source of inexhaustible wealth to the people of cast Tennessee?" A writer in the Eritiih Quarterly says : Night sets in. Gratefully it comes after the sun has gathered up its smitinc beams and gone to its rest. All at once we are plunged into obscurity, for again there is no twilight to stay tho steps of departing day. At one stride comes the dark. But, looking up into the sky, we behold a vast orb, which pours down a milder and more beneficent splendor than the great lord of the system. It is such a moon as wo terrestrials cannot boast ; for it is not less than thirteen times as largo and luminous as our own. There it hangs in the firmament, without appa rent change of place, a3 if "fixed in its cvetlasting seat." But not without change of surface. For this great globe is a painted panorama, and, turning around majestically on its axis, presents its oceans and continents in grand suc cession. As Europe and Africa, locking the Mediterranean in their embrace, roll away to the right, the stormy Atlantic offers its waters to view, and then the two Americas with their huge forests and vast prairies pass under inspection. Then tho grand basin of the Pacific, lit up with island fires, meets the gazer's eye, and as this glides over tho sccno the Eastern rim of Asia and the Upper por tion of Australia sail into sight. The Indian Ocean, and afterward the Arra- bian Sea, spread themselves out in their subdued splendor, and thus for four and twenty hours "the great rotundity which we tread" turns its pictured countenance to tho moon, and gradually repays the listening Iunarsans by repeating, to the best of its ability, the story of its birth. Nor is the sky les3 marvelous in another respect. For tho abencc of any atmos pheric diffusion of light permits tho con stellations to shine out with a distinct ness which is never paralleled on earth. They glitter like diamond points set in a firmament of ebony. Stars and clusters vhich we neycr see by the naked eye, flock into view and crowd the lunar heavens. Brigbaa Yoang oh Free Schools. Brigham Young, a martyr to his faith. addressed tho Salt- Lako Conference on the 11th of April dast in the following manner. The text was- Free Schools : "Education" he said, "renders a boy worthless. All our Congressmen and Governors of States and public officials are the spawn of free schools. These men never performed a day's useful labor in their lives, and they would bo far more valuable to the community if they would lay down their robes of office and go to work in the cornfield. Would vou have your children grow up maudlin and worthless? I had no schooling, vet God chose mo for the most exalted position on earth. Your college professors and men cunning in all the wisdom of tho Egyptians often want a meal, while I have laid up my millions, and can buy every Congressman, every editor, and every preacher in the country. Go away to your cornfields. I am opposed to free schools; and, understand me, although you come begging to me on your knee, I will not give one dollar to educate an other man's child." Lincoln's Sclf-Keliance. "Burleigh" writes to tho Boston tTbttr nal: "Mr. Lincoln, before ho moved to Springfield, was postmaster in a small western town. The oflico was poor, and Lincoln poorer than tiio office. It was known that he wa3 very hard up, and it was also known that tho Washington agent was in town to collect the little sum due tho General Postoffice. A friend thinking Lincoln might be embarrassed, come donn to the office to loan him the sum necessary to meet the demand. Mr. Lincoln thanked him and said that he did not need any loan. While the two wero talking the gentleman came in, Tho sum duo was less than 100. Lin coln went to his desk and took out an old stocking and turned the coin on the tabic. It was counicd out and met the demand exactly. Well it might, fur it was not bnly the exact amount due, but the identical money itself that Lincoln had taken in. "I never use money that belongs to other people," said Lincoln, and that resolution did much towards making h:m President of the United Stales." Kill Yoar Fish. If any animal but a fish were allowed to die a lingering death by suffocation, or should be drowned, people would be quito unwilling to eat the meat of such animal, and would consider itan imposi tion if a provision dealer should send such things for their tables. And yet it I is usual when fish arc caught to Ieavo them without air (breathed in their way), and they die an unnatural death, after a struggle perhaps for hours. No one seems to think their flesh is injured by this suffering. Nevertheless it is. So that if one has no thought for the un necessary suffering of the fish, he ought to kill it instantly, out of regard to his own stomach. Ho would find a great improvement in the quality. Strike the fish a sharp blow, just back of tho eyes, or with a knife divide the backbone. How to Become Rich. Brownloiv to Hill. her husband would like to thank you too, and if would rouse him up a bit. and-putting down the cigarette he was I perhaps." And then Mr. Broadman told smoking upon the edge of the counter. I me, shortly, something of what these two 1 the that these arc phenomena illustrating a law of nature not hitherto recognized or classified. Whether the occurrences are due to the particular iniquity of the San Francisco lawyers, as a body, or the par ticularly harrowing and exasperating nature of the domestic litigation which they conduct remains to be ascertained. It may, however, help the inquirer to note that there is no apparent limitation of age or previous condition in these oc currences, but that old women attack young lawyers, and all sorts of women precipitate themselves upon all sorts of lawyere, as if there existed a secret and mysterious propensity in the female breast (as developed under the.influence of San Francisco fogs and gales) to hit a lawyer's head wherever seen. Sacra mento Uion, You, Mr. Ilill, have.had much to do in keeping up tho strife between the north and south since the war. You must permit me to say that while I was Governor of Tennessee. I pardoned out of the penitentiary better men than you ever dared to be. You was educated at West Point at the expense of tho gov ernment, and took an oath to support the constitution and laws of the United States. This oath ou violated, you perjured, old gray-haired villain. And, to-day, you stand six feet in your boots, steeped .to the nose and chin in falsehood and perjury. Broicnlovft Knoxcille Whig. Tho prevalence of the base ball fever was observable the other day in ono of our best families, where, at tho breakfast table, the eldest boy hail occasion to ask fdr another biscui t "G i vc me a hot one, mother," ho said, -"and send it with a twist." HU father immediately batted him out and scored one ou his back. "My success is owing to my liberality in advertising." Bonner. "The road to fortune is through prin ter's ink." P. T. Barnum. "Frequent and constant advertising brought mo all I own." A. T. Stewart. "Success depends upon a liberal pat ronage of printing offices." John Jacob Astor. "How can the world know a man has a good thing unless he advertises his pos session of it." Vanderbilt. "My son, deal with men who' adver tise, you will never lose by it." Ben. Franklin. Apropos of the Tccent death of John Harper, senior member of the firm of Harper Brothers, a singular story is told that ono day about a month ago, Mr. Harper returned from a drive, and going into his parlor, seated himself before his own portrait, and gazed at it long and earnestly. "Well, old John Harper," said ho at length", "your time has almost come 1" A day or two afterward ho was taken sick, and ho never left hU bed again. Silverware may be kept bright and clean by coating the articles (warmed) with a solution of collodion diluted with alcohol. A gentleman was dining at the tablo of a lady who refused to tolerate one drop of wine or spirits on her table, and who, when asked to entertain one of the British nobility, replied, "I can; but it must bo understood that ncithfr wine or spirits are offered in mv house." This gentleman referred to a3 at her dinner tablo, said: "I enjoy a glass of wine, and I have got in the habit of using it. By and by yon will take from its all our luxuries. Wine promotes digestion. Did you ever hear of a man who could cat cheese" without hurting him ? Then I suppose yon would deny mo cheese." Sho replied: "Did you ever hear of a man standing under a gallows, and say ing to the witnesses of the execution, "Now, my friends, take warninrr bv me and never ea any cheese! or did you ever read in ihe newspapers when a man is murdered m our streets that 'those men had been eating cheese? Show me that cheese produces nine-tenths of the crime,' seven eights of the pauperism. one-half of the lunacy; show to me that cheese produces tho result that drink does, and by the grace of God I will bat tle the cheese just as hard as the wine." Joui B. Govgh. Auditor Wilder is hard at work on his new book, which will undoubtedly be a complete and reliable historyjif Kansas. He has in his possesion every work ever written on the subject, and also intends to examine the old files of several papers of the State, from which he expects to glean much important information. A portion of tho manuscript will probably bo ready for the printer this month, so that those who have anxiously looked for this publication will be gratified to learn that they will not be compelled to wait ihucii longer. In order to study tho habits of the de structive insects of the West, Dr. A. S. Packard, of Salem, Mass., and Dr. P. R. Wheeler, President of the Maryland Ac ademy of Science men quite famous as etomologists will make a tonr through out the Northwestern Stites and Territo ries, under the auspices of the United' States Geological Survey. A report will be prepared for Prof. Haydcn, on tho re turn of the etomologists, which will treat of the various insect enemies of the country, and of tho best method for guarding against their ravages. A young lady was expelled from a Western public school because, under an order from her mother, she refused to study book keeping. The parent pre ferred the health of her child to tho mastery of an art that would never bo any use to her. Tho maternal philoso phy was sound, but the Board of Educa tion was inexorable. The mother took her case into court, and, after severe trials, sho recovered damages to tho amount of $130. The danchter was already on the verge of breaking down under the multiplicity of her studies. Tourists who have been to the Yoscm- ite Valley this season complain bitterlv about the' poor accommodations and pet ty annoyances. None of tho hotels in the valley are said to be half-way decent. Beds are hard as planks; tables poor, and a couple of waiters for every one hundred and fifty guests. AH the roads arc toll roads, all the trails toll trails, and abon$ all the grazing gronnd in the valley has been leased by the Commissioners and ' fenced in: As a general thing we do not implore young gentlemen to dress gushingly; but if they will wear a handkerchief in the rear pocket of their pantaloons, it would be an ordinary favor to a blushing pnblic to select such as have ornamental borders. We like to feel sure its a hand kerchief, that's all. The statistics of Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois prove the valne to society of education, thus : Of the persons who can not read and write, one in ten is a pau per; while of those who can read and write, only one in three hundred is a pauper. King Kalafcaua has coAented to send' his feather coat to the Philadelphia .cen tennial. His coat or cloak is over one hundred years old, and the feathers are ofa bright golden color. 1