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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1881
Vor tlie Vermont Wnlrliiiian. 1IIS MOT1IK1I. BT O. Bi HtCk. " oh, wlio could be ao cold-benrted aa to w ant to aboot roy baby r Wbllfl oar atrteken land la rent W Itti angulali for lla lreldellt, Aml du Itebcnrtbta natne dullibear ln every thougbt. In every iirayer, Wltb natlona worl.la 1.1a nnd atiart, 1 bla cry broke f roin Uie inollier'a beart, Mybabjl Ouiotber lieart I lliy blllerinoan Ktrlfcea on lu radonce all alone, 1 hy liand alone ttieae chorda liatb a ejt Mld all tbe mllllona tbat tiave wetd And yet tlirougb All our grlef to-day Tbla trembllngcry liaa found lla v.fly, Mybabyl We alinoal aee tlie tlrcllglil glow ln tlial loved tiorae .0 long ago, Wliere by Uie great world All unknoun, Hlrong.bra.e.thla motber prayed alone, liOtt kneellng ln lior wlilow dreaa, Tlie lioly trayer tliat llod would bleea, My baby, Tbe horror of tbla fearful hour Heeina aaalng wtth lla deadly power, Aml brlgtit above our rtarkened w Ay Tbe talnled bow tdilnea rortli to-day. Tlifl natlon'. cblef, I.ord' grant, lliAll llte, And bArk to thlle-halred raother glve "Mybaby." "A Ilnppy Escapc." A pert, prelly servaut girl ln a mob cap, smart apron with the most fetchlng pockets, in which both hands are thrust jauullly, one of thein holding a letter. The dusk of evenlng softcns her florid beauty Into sweetuess which qulte subdues the lieart o! a young man ln Ihe garb of a carpenter. They are convcrsing beneath the slielter of a wall beslde a handsome man sion. "Inthat hand which you have in your pocket, Sue, is a letter, as I live. Let me see it. You wlll not ' Then I Buppose It 1s to Bome fellow, but I as your future hus band demand to see it." "Demand, indeedi" answered the girl saucily. "'Tis early ttines, I think, to bo so masterful. If you talk llke that uow, what will you do when we are married, 1 wonderV" " Will you let ine Beo the letter, Sue 7" "No, I won't." " Well, then, good-night. You'll be sorry for this, I expcct," And with a rough but slncere affection ho snatched the girl to hia arms, and ln a see ond was gone. " A jealous, silly fellow," cried Suo, set tlng her dainty cap atresh and hurrying off to a busier road, where handsome sliops glowed with light and life. She entered first one and then anothcr, giviug orders at each with a merry smlle and saucy words for all. Tlie la.it she entered was that of a chemisl and post-ollice combined. I Iere she asked for a Btarap. As she came out of the sliop she f elt for the letter to post, and lo I it was gone. She tumed hot and cold by turns, then liurriedly retracod her steps, lookiug anxiously for tho loat letter, but wilhout success. Then she weut to the houso with a burnlng face and heavy lieart. A few days later alady entered one of the many rooms of the uiansion a room the proud, idle lady searcely visited, for it was tlie school-room, where a troop of noisy spoilcd childreu daily made life a tortura to tho pale, swoet-faced girl who now looked up at tlie lady's cntrance nervously. The lady with tho rustling robes peoked atthe upturued faces of her offapriugs, theu seating herself in the ouly easy chair in the rootn, saying, as she threw tho Times on the table, with au exulting sneer : " You see your noble lover, like tho rest of his kind, has loved and rode away. I told you how it would be long ago. A mau in Str Jasper Deering's position could not stoop so low as to uiarry a tuere governess, I knew how his disgraceful attentlous would end and warned you against hiua; yet you would continue to niake such an exhibition of yourself. You see your devoted slave has broken his fetters and flown off to the east has, in fact, aceepted an important post under the governnient. 1 think this ought to be a lesson to you not to allow your van ity to run away with your disoretion." The young girl had taken up tha paper and read the notioe referred to with dry, agonizing eyes. It was as though she read her death war rant. for the man whomit referred to had for months, to the chagrin of tho lady of the house, paid the poor, despised governess all the attontion of a lover. IIo was many veare her senior in fact, had been her dead ialher's friend in their prosperous days, when no idea of her present dependeut po sition had coine to mar his content. Tho little hands which held the paper shook as with an acuo : but with geutle dig- nity she raised her head to its just level, saying, as suo poimeci lo me nursemaiu, Susie, who stood by busily dmtiug the f ur niture : " I think, madam, it would liavo been kinder to have reproached me when we were alone. It is not of ten that I ask you to re member the bond of blood between us, but iu so delicate a raatter as this I should itu agine that even a stranger would merit con' sideration at your hands." "Indeed, Jllss l'reucill, since how long have I appointed you my meutorV I trust time may bring you a inore humble spirit, or you wlll find few euiployers patieut with you." With this partiug shaft the lady left her to resume her iuterrupted duties. When she had gone tho poor girl paused one weary momont from her work to struggle to conceal her emotlon, but it was of no avail, and with au excuse to the astonished chil dreu, she hastsned to her own room to fight out the hard fight alone, unseen and un- marked savo by the Une who heals all wounds. Maggie 1'rengill was not one to lie down d68pairing beneath a burden; she had a lieart for any fate, and soou weut about serene and sweet as usual, but tho peach llke bloom died from her gentle face, and the sofl, golden-brown eyes, whose long, browu lashes seemed tipped by sunlight, had a sad, pained look ; the sensitlvo mouth, too, showed slgns of sorrow, melancholy to see iu one so voung. Thus weary mouths rolled on in the house hold, of whom one was about to depart, pretty Susie. The girl was greatly attached to Maggie, who hadonce nursedher through a severe illness. llappy Sue wasto bo mar ried to the young carpenter who detained her while weopened our story, lie was om- ployed on one of the railways, and had since that night been away on important and profitable work. MaKirie, woman-like, took great interest in a wedding, nnd lt was to her Susie came for advlce in many matters of millinery and such like. She received so many useful presents from the governess, who really liked the girl and gneved to lose even that one humble friend out of that unfriendly liouseholu, wuere sue lelt so utterly alone. A lew uiguis ueiore ausie was lo leavo she sat with her sweetheart alone in the pleasant kitchen tnlking much happy non sense with her lover, when suddenly she thought of the last time she saw him bofore he left London, and, remembering his groundless jealousy, rated him soundly for his absurdltyiu her sauciestmanner,rightly believing that " Little (juarrels ofteu proye To be new recrults of love," Then, when she had scolded him into a most humble spirit, she, womau-llke, veered round, declaring sho liked him the better for showing so much spirit. Amoug other thiugsshe said : "J)o you know, lioe, through chatting with you, I lost that letter. It was one that jMisa 1'rengill gave me to post for her. I hopo it was uot auythlng Important, for I never found courago to confess to her my carelessness." Joe looked grave, saying : "Thatwaa not right,rassj that was not like my owu bravo girl j yet do you know, dear, 1 am to blame for that. for I nicked your pocket of the letter, thinking lt was for some ovuer sweemoari oi yours, and then the gaffer met me. and I was hurried nff to a now iob, and I expect that I threw tlm letter aside in the pocket of my dlrty coat, and so forgot all about lt from that time to this ; but you must help mo to rectify the fault, love, by going at once to the young lady and telllng her truly all the cireum stances, whlle I go home and try to flnd the leuer. Susie dld not llke tho oflice, but she al lowed her lover'a sterner sense of houor to comnel her to do his will. When she had told Maggle and implorod her forglveness, she was frighteued at her work, for, after a severe f aiutlng fit, Maggie talkod so wlldly about the injury they had done her, that Susie rau to Jou for counael. telllng him that from what she could gleau from Majjcio's wild talk. the letter was to Hir Jasper Deering, accepting with love and gratltude hia proposal for her hand. Joe, on hearing this, turned the letter over and over iu hia hands, dellberatlng long ln hia miud how to restore to tho lonely girl the happl ness of which they had deprived her. At. W.. with a Mnht look. he sald: "It thla swell la half the man he ought to be to deserve Mlss l'reDglll, ho II say, ' netier laie than never to her live,' so, I say, let us post this now." , , "Tls no good," crlod Sulse; "he la at tho Cape of Good llope j I hoard the ladlea aay so. " Woll, then," he sald, " I say etill, post lt, but llrst put on the cover j ' to be for warded.' You may ilepend on it that such an important persou'a letters are not llkely to lnlscarry." Susie clapped both her plump handa, then hugging Joe, with rellof, sald joyfully : "Of course, tho very thlng, you dear, dover fellow, to thluk of lt. Hun and lost it at once beforo Jllss l'renglll asks for it, or perhapa her prlde wlll step in between them now. I don't care if she does say it's a llberty, so long aa I aoe her happy, God bless her," Off Joe ran, and returned qulckly, tell lng Susie the letter was beyond their con trol. She carried the news to poor sorrowful Maggie, who sat in her lonely, cheerless room, crylng llke to break her lieart. At lirst Maggie stormed at the girl for darlng to tako such a matter into her owu hands: then, seetng how ineek Susie looked, she relented of her anger and hoped all was for tho best. Indeed, afterwarda she could not helpfeellug comfortod by the thought that tliere was yet a clianceoi so ungni a iuiure, and she smiled her sweetest on Joe when she met him a few days after. Life was becomlng almost unbearable in her nresent rusition : her emnlovers eettlne more exacting and unreasonable every day, and never ceasing to eneer at her as the "blighted being." Poor little Maggie I Only those alone and so utterly f riendless can plcture tne nard nesa of her life. Uut all was tobe altered soon, for a grave faced man of middle age paused ln his brll- liant career to regret hfs sweet lost love who had, he thought, rlchly reproved his young life with that of a world-worn, weary man. Ile looked back on the brief happineas of their dear friendshlp, and thought he had been mad to risk the loss of it by secking a great oy. Theu came the long-delayed letter ainid a batch of olliclal documenta a letter which scattered hia hard-earned peace to the winds. As soon as he could tret awar from hia du ties he sped back to Kngland, and the first nicht tliere ho determlned to hear hia fate. Ile felt that he could not trust to a letter again, so, looklng very noble and dlstin iruished. he hurried off to that handsome house ln the suburbs which made his little love's pnson-house. Arrived thero. he cursed his luck at findlng the placeone blaze of light and inu- sic the people were giviug a ball. bending ln his card, he was received witn great lm pressment by the hostess, who, glad of such an aaauion to jier guests, uurriea mm iulu the ball-room. where he was nounced upon by a score of friends, and compelled, whilo his lieart hungered for the news of his darling to lead tho handsome hostess through a dance, duriug which, being dis- trait, he had the misfortuneto trample upon aud tear her train ; she tnen playiuiiy or dered him to lead her to the cloak-room. where an attondant waitod who would re- pair the damage. Anxious lo cet away lrom me uau-room io readilv complied and led her into the dimly-lighted cloak-room. Just as they were on tho threshhold she sald, gaily tapping litn with her fan : " ou wlll meet an old friend. Now, for pity s sake, don t again turn her silly head by a renewal of last vear's llirtation. Of courso Bhe was very propsrly repaid for her presumption, as l have otten loiu ner, and you did no more than any other man would liavo done had a girl so thrown herself at his head. Not a word. fow all l say la, keen her in her place. oir Jasper was sllent, and the poor gtn uehind tne heavv curtaina praved lor any means to escape. lor she thouguc tnat ms sileuce showed that her dream was ended. Auother moment aud her imnenous eraployer uesired ner to Eneel down ana remeay tne torn hnerv. Maggie felt that for life'a sake she could not obey the order so proudly given belore tne man sne loved, so stood erect ana suent till the command was repeated more sharply. Then a stern voice answered for her sayiug : " t'ardon me, inadam, I believe our long friendshlp warrants tho renuest that you will relieve this lady from her duties here at once, bo that she may immedtately take up her riehtful position as my future wife." ihelady was too dumuiounded to speaK; she could not but look her rage as she heard one of the best parti oi the season say num- uiy to iuaggte : " I received vour letter at last, my love. I do not know what caused tho delay, but you see 1 came to answor it at once, eager to claim my darling aa my wne. oweet, wlll it not be ' a happy escaps from servi- tude 1 " Iliiinorsonie lValfs. It is a mUtake to assumo that a rose by auy other name would smell as wbeat. llowtimechancres.exclaims an cxchauc'e: In the itood Old Testament days it was con- sidereu a miracle for an ass to speaE, and now notlnujr short ot a iniraele will koji oue quiet. IIai) drank " is not good I'.uglish graui- mar says lugh autlionty. 11 certamly is uot. " Was drunk ' is better cramuiar and more in accordauce with the lacts, nine titnes out ot teu. O.v receivine a nrizo in a foot-race, the successful competitor said, "Gentlemen, I nave won ims cup uy ine use oi my iecs i trust I may never loso the use ot my legs by tne use ot tne cup. " What is the reason Colonel JIoSplll mns does not uve witn uis wlte any more r asked (iilhooly of an Austiu lawyer, " There are sundry and divorce reasons," rosponded tne lawyer solemuly. A MiNisTKit had preached an hour; then he reinarked, "Anotlier wide fteld opons from the subjectin another direction." Just thenan old colored saint ejaculated, " l'lease, lord, shut up de bars. " You are now one," said the miuister to tho happy pair lie had just tled together with a kuot that they could never undo. " Which one 1" asked the bride. " You will have to settle that for yourselves," said the clergyman. 1'RonAiu.v tho moanest man on record keeus a boardinir-house in San Domiiico. Last winter an earthipaake turned the edtfice cloar upside down, and the very neit morn ing he begau charging the garret-lodgers nrswtoor prices. " Uoctou," sald Jlrs. I'epper to lier pas tor, "do you tdlnK a little temper Is wrong in a womwY" "Certainly uot, replied the gallant clergyman. " On the coatrary, it is a good thlng j and she should be caref ul never to lose it." Cahlym:, being once asked the difference between a natural fool and an educated fool, replied, "Just about the diusrenco be tween you and me, 1 suspect. Tne nues tiouer was never able to determlne wnich kind of fool he was. I'uoiEssoit (to student who writes, not for tbe massea but the educated few.') " Vou should write so that the most itrnorant of your audlence can understaud all you say. oiuaent puzziea; " ivuac pari oi my pnxiucuou is not ciear lo you, slr l A youno wife romoustrated with her husband. a dissinated snendthrift. on his conduct. " Jly love," said lie, " I aui only tne pioiiigai son. l shall return by-and-by." Aua i Biiaii ue uae me prouigai son, too, she replied j " for 1 will arlse and go to my father :" aud oif she went. Mns. I'laindamk. after looklnc loni? and llinnrThtfilllv ftl. n tlflatAr naat. nf KliaVtxa- I peare, remarked, " l'oor man I How pale lie wasl Hecouldn't have boen well when it was taken." " No." renlied Foee. " he was dead." "Ah, that accouuU for lt," sa'd Mrs. rlaindame drawlng a Bympathetio brealii. Comi'LACKNT InNonANOK. Soene, AIU' Beum, 1'aris. Cad (dohiR a Cook's excur slon, contemplatliig the " Veuus " of Milo) Antuur Kiiocuoa auout, aiu i it l iiotn arins off I Well, I will say this for our new museum, we snouldn t allow that. We do tnake 'em gire up their sticks and uuibrellaa at the uoor l I iiKMKMHKH, said a publio speaker, tak ing n little boy to tlie dome of the state house, hoping to please him with the superb prospeci oi eariu anu sea aua BKy ana oi IiaK-ardozen cities. llut far below lilin in the street lils rye was taken by a slghl that ecnpseu au uie rosi, anu ne suouieu in cnnu isn tlellght, " Uh, sea that pig I" A aiiKAT inanv curiou9 aud funny stories are told ot eootl Matlier ilvles, who could uot repross his couiicalltles, and who was jocose in spite of his puritauism. One oold wnner uay, ue was nalllng llut on ius uoor, a liarisinouor sald : " IJoctor. uon t you know that tha wlnd blowetli whera it llstetli 1" " tu." was the uulck renlv i " aud 1 kuow also that every mau of couunon seuse listethwheresoeverUiewind bloweth." ctv Jjitveiitiaemett'!. SCROFULA. A remeily that can Ocstroy tho cermi oi scroful.1, nuit nlien once aeltlcd has Itie liow er to root lt out must lo jipprcclatct hy thoio anilcted. Tlie remarkali.e curr-s ttl youiiK chlldrt'ii and the more woinU'rful curv of those of inlddte ftge and l.ito ln life, ni IN lustratfdbyourprhited tcMlmonlaN, iroo Jluoirs fjitiAi'Altii.M lo he a mlable rciti- tdy, t'ontalnliig remeiUal HRcnt wlitcli lo ixisimejy cure Bcroiui;iuiui crauicaie u irom the blood. Waiinfh. N. II.. .Tan. 2t. 1R?9. Mfnhrn. (1. I. ilooii Si V,u.. acU. M.iw.i (lciitlciiipn l'or ten e:ir.i iirctnui totlm carlypart of 1977 I had bi'ena coustant mif- icrcr iiom rciuiiiioiis inccri or boios, miucii liad ilnally ri'duced me to ahclplesi condl Iloii. m derrlbod In my IrtttT tu jou ln Hojh tenilwrof that Kar- The contlnued oxcel lentheallli whlcli enablei me to kcop house lor my nucd f.ithtT aud to cnjoy life. krep allvomy Intctme ieraonal Intrrestm jIood'h Hahs vpAun.uv.and I raunotiefraln froniex Iresslnff my Krntttude for tlie pcrmanent cure thU wondcrful medldne pfTiTtrd ln my m belnc ln an lnouralile coudTtlon, Iiowe . uiicti nll mv luivs c l.itm cae me ini Inu ln an lnournblo pond tlnn. Onn tlilne ln'inrH 1 rloie. 1 li.ivo rorninniPiHlfd our HarRaparllla to humlrcd, and Mblnk more than a tlioimnd ciien, nnd my falth ln itslnvlnclbtnty ln curlnti srrofula has he come nbsolute by tnc wonderful cures It hai cfTfcted aslile from my own. 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The Uver? barn at llia ilUUon llotel lonii oocnolud Ttia barn U nearly new and ln roc U U the bettt locatlon and tlie most oonven Imiulra of most oonvenieot barn for a t.rot-clats llveryat thciltal, ttikJ'k A WWVtC In wnnr nwn tAWn. Terms and SOBtflttree. AdAraM U. UALitTTA CO., I'orv- )., ror 09-101 A. J. HOWE HAS REMOVED TO UNION BLOGK, State Street, where he offers to patrons, both old and new, A Full Line of Dress Goods With Velvets. Satlns, Brocados, Unoicd uingnauis, I'ercaieB, uamunui, aaa Tiui.at wnu ttuuutu pauylng Edges, Embroideries and Dordors. SHAWLS, SUITINGS, AND CLOTHS FOR WRAPS SkirtB. Corsets. Qloves and Hosiery in variety. .BarBatns in Liaces, Bdges, Hamburgs, Piohus, Tios, Handkerohiefs. Tldtes. Fanoy Qooaa, eto.. eto. Bpecialties in Linens for the Table and Tollet. Bed Spreads, Laoe Curtains, Pillow Shama, Table Covera of varloua stylea and sizea, Tte Garpet Departiiit is well and Hemps. Oil Cloths, Mattings, Urumb (JlotliB, uugs ana jhius, The above Btock wlll be ohown wltlt ideasure, eold at tho loweat inarket jirlce, and all goods aa reprettented. I Ilninn Rlflftk. Slalfi Slrflfi . - Blancliard Brotliers, Succchsorit to C. HANCltOPr & SON, Wliolesulo nnd Hetull Drtilem ln FLOUR. NAILS. Hubs, Spokos, Polloos, Shafts, Wheols, Carrlage Ilardwftre, BuilderB' Hardware, Blaokrnniths' Coul, Perklnu' and Durden's Shoes, Anvlla, Vlses, Cable Ohnlus, Stoel Crow-bars, Qrindstonea nnd Pixtures, I0WA STEEL BARB WIRE-FOUR POINTED, BGBEEN WIBB OLOTH, Sheathlna Paper, BTONB OUTTERS' TOOL8, Iron and Lead Pipo, BtovoB and House FurnishinB Ooods, Bird Cnges, Rope and Cordage, and other goodn too numerous to mention, PartlcB will do well to wrlte for Prlces. Cjnl1fU "ATaTn Q-f 1 DJU.uli SHXILL KJ.f CURE I tiiflA from A Rlmpl Troi))f1 lnt ot lUre ValnOi ftnd 1 alMlSlTIVK HKMCUV for Rll bt,htcw thfttrmwe plnii ln tlie lower rnrt or the Txnlr for TonW i.lver, llPAiUolit, Jftun.llop, Dliiloeiw, (lrve1, MMnrla, nd ftll (UftlnilMM of Uie KMnrvn, Uver, nnd Urtnnry OrgiriK. Vor rpananfy, 11 iiiui no puhi. n Tenoren uie orjmtiP miii uifltliR blooal.nnd litrice U the bet lllnnd lurtnr. It U tlie onlr known reme1v ttint cure llrlir lit'A llt' nne. For Plabcuw, une warner's Hai jmnetes roriMiebT iiniaimts nn I'eaien at Dfl.o ner uouie. lAmentboUielntlienitrket. Try lt. H.H. WARNER &C0,, Rochester, N.Y. MHS. LYOI& L PINKH1M, OF LYHH, MASS., LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S VEQETASLE COMTOtrND. I arooUlvt Pnra forall tlioit !Inful t'omplalnts nd Ve1inauea ocflmnon tueur bct femnte opulllon. H wlll cure tntlrfjy tlie worst forui cf FimaleCom !laJnti,allorarlnntroub)ua,Inflamnifttkn and Ulcer tlon, 'alllnff and Wsiilacumcntii, and the consequent 8)ilnal IVeakticM, and ! irllcularlj adaited to tbe Chanjre of Ufe. It wlll diisolre andeifltumorBfrnmtheutenisln an earlj ntace fif dcveloj.ment. Tbe tondencj to can cerons humori there It cbi-clicd tery K t dlly l.j lti uie. It remoTM falntneM, flatulenpy, clfntrnyiall crarlnft for ttlmulnnts, and rctievri wcnltniM of the rtoruacb. It cures Mloatlng, Iloadaclies, Kervous I'roitratlon, Oeneral IHbillty, SlveploMness, Uftrcmlon and lodi (rention. That frelina; of laring down, canplng rln,welght and liacltache, U alwayi rmancntlj cure by Us Uia, U wlll at all tlmci and umler a)1 rlrcuiuntancvi act ln barmony with tho la that (roTcrn the f emalo nyrtem. Forthocureof Khlnejr Comi..laJnti vt elthcr seathli Compound Is unmirpMKd. I.VIIIA K. riXKIIAM'fl VEETAHLi: COM IfOUNDli prepared at 833 and 235 Wtiteru Avenue, Lynn.Maju. rriceL Slxbottleafor (5. 8ntbytnall ln the f orm of pllln, also 1 n the f orm of loiemcci, on rwelpt of prlce, f 1 perbox foreltlier. Mrs, ritikhaiu freeljanswersalllettersof Iniulrj. Seml for ttinph let. Addrexa aa above. MrnHon thit J')r. Nofamlly nhoulJ be wltbout LYDIA a 11NKH1M S IJEH 1'ILLS. Thejr cure couatlpatlon, bUlniiata. and torplJlty of the Uver. SScentier box. Mi Hold by all Ilrutflala. S Clergvmen ind publlc speaVert wlll find IVItHc't EllxirvnuMctotity u-ritations of Tliroatt Chest, and Lungs. For sale by all dealers in medicinei. ii. o. wm.i-.iA.MS, (Suoeciuor lo Dr, C. R. rell), IDESHNTTIIST Olflce Opposite Post-oIQce, Montpelier, Vt. Klrt-claaH woik at reaaouable rates, aud Hatlsfactlon guarautecd. important;;h Stitdriila JSIC. of tlie rw lluuluiitl 4 SI IVATOHi amK'iUkuf of ItliHlr Uaent I .Al'pljr GIVEN AWAY To anr nerflon vtha w Kii.l uu an o'iltr for t wortli ot lea, ati eleuant Frencli Clilim Oolti lttttul Ten Hei ot forty-four piw-'tDi. ror urtner iiirtictuars aa.ireai, s ad Atlantic Tea Co,, - - Fitchburg, Mass CiK t 2tOr PKll DAY at home. Hainplee !ftS TO WZU worth ili tree Addreas BTlNwON uu,. raruaaa, auu. aimps and Fringe3 for trlmiulngB, stocked wiiii lapestfies, Ingrains Oarpet Bweepera, Carpet Warp, ana in iaot overytning in iais imo - - - Mnnlnfl Iflr. VfiPmOn IRON & STEEL! - - Montpelier, Vt. (fDETTwHITE J PULMONARY j( JjCoujlis, Colds, Croup, Asthma,j Whooplns: Cough, (I And otlicr Lung Afrectlons. 11 A IIUMK OIItOLK. They clio.0 tlielr noolt, tlifl bonnl blril., Ml.l Uie cr.b'lree1. ierlumo.l anowt And lier tliree Mne .rh. tlie brown lien lald In lier warm Roft neflt'ncnth tbe blo..om.' .tiade And pnllent nlie kpitt lmr watcli ot love, pfttlent lier mkte to feml lier etrore, llnt It's oli, nnd lt oh, for tlie lionnle blril., t'or a wearjr wRlt Uie. liad, Wlille tlie lionra ilam'eil bjr, 'neatti tlie aweet .jirlog kr, nd tlie tlilcketa rantf nere tlie ItirttMliue aang. Aml tlie nelda were wltli cowollpa clad. Tliey lialclied tlielr eRga, tlie bonnle blrda, lly one, by two, by tlireei And liour by lionr each )cllow blll ttatieil wlde for tlie liarenta' toll to flll And Uie roblna.on awirt, unllrlng wlng, Tendedearh I'lamorona nnr.lln. Uut It'a oli, and lt'. ob, for tlie bonnle blrda, For a lifAvy ta.k waa lliclra, a from tnorn'a flrat lixlit to tlie fall of nlgbt Stlll to and f ro, ou tliilr ue.t tliey ko, Noreverinlghtrea.efrom rarea. Tbey temlad tlielr young, the bonnle blrda, TI I tliecoutitod v.eeke wereptat, TIU the down grew dark upon back aml creat, And the ml tnrne't brlaht on each little breaatt And with rhlrp and twllter and preen of fealher, Tha broud hoppOHl ont of tlielr ne.t together. And It'a oh, .nd It a oh, for the bonnle blrda, Who had watched and worke.1 their dayi Workeil hour by lionr, through ann and ehower, For tlielr ta.k waa done) and then one by one Thefleilgllngarlewanftyl AU the Vtar Itottntl. "Shlne" In Tno l'laccs. CIIAl'TKK I. Under a railwar arcb. The tralns trutidled over it. Carts and cabs and wagons rumbled under it. Men and women, and children. too, more than he ever counted, went past thatarch lo the station. And just atthe corner, on tbe flag-stones, under the arch, stood Klf, ready to blactc anylxidy boots, lilacking boots is not easy. Not many boys and glrls like the job. Klf did not llke lt at llrst. Uuly, you see, lio had to doit. KhV What dld you say? You'd be ashamed? Surely notl Not ashamed to work t Ob, ashamed to bl ck boots, do you mean ? Ilut whyV There may be two thousand illious of bltr anu little leet ln this worJd where Gcd has put us. Why Bhould any uoy be ashamed lo help maEe some oi those feet nlce ? Anvwav that happened to be the blt of work tlut Kif Dia'nond had to do in this world. Aud 1 want to tell you how lie did lt, and what came of it. At lirst, 1 said, Ktl was not lonil ot the work. He was only ten years ol 1, retnetn- ber. 1'Jay was just as sweet to him as to you; and he liked it better than work. llut his father was away at sea, these years, and his mother had uot hurt auu nad lo Keep at home. bo thero was nothiug lor lt but that Klf must work. Ooe lnoniiiic, Klf was at his corner early. Ile dldn't know that there had been a creat meeting in tbe great hall of the town the ilght belore. ile was lust standing look. ing at the old church clock, watching a sparrow tryinrr to perch on oneof the golden tall stranger looklng at the cburcli and wam lug along slowly. " bulne, slr r Tho stranger started. Ile was almost frightened. ' IIo didn't kuow there was a boy so uear. llut whsn the tall gentlnman turned rouud, he found Kif ready with his box aud blacking pot, aud a bruh iu enth iianu, sayiug : " aniue, sir l The gentleman looked down at Kif and smued. Ile was on his kuees already. Ile was ready to begiu. The gentleman's boots had not been cleaned that morning, or else ne nad solled them again. bo, almost be foro he thought of lt, Kif was brushing away at the boots ol tne tall stranger. Anu the gentleman had to lean his back againtt the wall of the arch ; and he held his foot up on the shoe-black'a box, aud began to talk to Kif quite friendly. They talked a long time. Ihere s vour pennv, see, ' said tue gen. tleman, just as he was going. l.'ir a.tia.i :.in', i.i.n u ' It's twopence before eiglit, sir," he said. "Ohl"laughed the geutleman, " is that t? Well, Kif, you or a boy. There you are now: uon t lorget wnai i told you." And the gentleman walked awav. seem ing happy that he had seen Klf. And Kif would have beeu happierstlll had he knowa that he had just been spjakiug to one of the greatest men in England. bat dld that great mm say to Kif l)ia- mond ? I cannot tell. Ilut this I know, that Kif began to black boots better than ever, after that. He didn't use to raind mucb if he could just daub on the black. ing, and rub ono or two shiny places ou the bui'a ui uie uuuuj, auu vtsi ius tieutiy. jvii had got a new idea iuto his busv head now. ne would never " cat-hck ' a boot again He would do all round the heels and the edges and the crease) aud tlie niches. No matter how dlrty, no matter how dull the boots and shoes were, Klf set hlmself to make them thne, clean, bright, or, as he called it, " boot-i-ful." I wonder wbatever it could be that the great mau whispered to Kif. Was it some tbing about iloing hu work well! Did he tell him nof to be ashamed of it ' 1'erhaps he told Kif that everybody should work. I'er- uaps ne wnispered to mm tnat l'nme Alin isters have to work. I'erlmpi he showed Kif how the great, round world is like a clock : it must ijo. Aud there are little wheels aud large wheels lu it, and there are springs and chaius and weighU in it; and, unless all theso work, the clock won't go, the world will stop. I wonder did he tell Kif that Jesus was once a carpenler, aud how he came to be after that the Master and the Clirist. How he worked, and how the great (Jod is always working. I dare say he was sure to tell Kif to llack lool well; aud Kif Diainond began to be merry at his work, after that. His work was uot a bit easier, but lie sometimes sang to lt, and he sometimes whistled to it. And see I I want to tell you a secret. This, wheu Kif whistled over his work, he always whistled quick tunes. l)j you kuow why V flecause it seemed to put oil into his elbows and music into his muicles. Slow tunes made him work slow. Quick tunes made him work quick. Anu anotlier goou tning ne uiu was ints ; He always kept his own shoes clean and bright. So, when auy ono was coming down the station steps into town, Kif would be there at his corner, a brush in each hand; and with one hand he would point down at his own bright shoes, and witn the other hand lie would poiut down at tbe traveier s uun, soiieu uoois, auu iwi wouiu " Shine, slr?" And who could help but have his boots blackened by such a bb; V " Kif," aaid I one day, " what'n the grand est word you know 7" Ana he out witn it at onc e : ' Shine I" CIIAl'TKIt II. In frout of a bie factorv. There was a girl just coralug out of it, one evening. She shook her sliawl and threw it round her shoulders, theu she stood outside, waltlng tor some one else. lt was a Doot-ana-suoe factory; and I thluk the girl'a work was to stitch that pretty fbwering on the toes of the boots. Another girl came runnlng out, and she saltl "Nell, have you heard the news V" "No: what f asked Nell. " Why, our inaster's golug to be made uiavor of the towu : and he 11 be a raaci.s- trate, and hare a grand robe ou him, and a gold chaln, and be called ' Vour Worshlp,' and I don't know what. Just fancy I " And Nancy's eyes danced full of pleasure whlle bIib told all this to Nell. Iudeed, both glrls looked well pleaseil, They seemed to Btralghten theinselves up tjulte proudly. And, as they walked down tho street toward home together, Iney coulun t lieip swagger Iul'. aud thev couldn't help talkiuc about it. " And see," sald Nell, " they say that when he came nere lirst ne naun i uuver uennv lu his ixwket." " llut he's lots of money now," broko in Nancv. " Ves," replied Nell. " hook at his blg house lie built, beslilu the factory, Iha you ever see master s ruomer ( " Ills inotber ? No I You meau his wife,' exclaimed Nancv, " No," said Nell, " I mean his old mother, blie s lame. ine came to cnurcn ono auu day, and tho rnaster'a boys, all slx of 'ein were wanting to lake a hand at helplnr; her. Vou would have lauubed. Oaly 1 cried,' whispered Nell, for she had a tender heart "to see them all loviug her so. llut they say the boys uevcr Baw tlielr grandfather. He never came back from sea." " Do you remember," sald Nancv, " the ('hristinas stituier master irive us V Vasu' lt jolly V Aud what ho told us about that little bov. See. I believe it was him. Aud he makes lils boys work uow. And he won't have auy work ibue bad. Aud he utvea awav such inouev 1 And he does llke to talk to childreu; and everybody likes lilm." And bo the two aeparated. Aud it waa as they sald. Their good master was chosen mayor of tha town. All men of all sorts dld him honor. Worklngmen lionorod him, too, for he was hlmself a worker. Some great man had spoken a good word to him once when ho was a boy. I le never forgot It. He dld threo thlngs, he worked and learned and saved. Shall I tell you who he was ? Did you evcr liear of Kif, the shoa black 7 lt ls the same boy. 11 For tnen are only boys grown tall, And hearts don't clmD.ro raucti, After all." And I wonder if, when Ohrlstopher l)la inonil, Kiq., sat in the splendid chalr, and they robed him In splendld robes, and adorned lilm wltli a great gold chaln, and rode in a snlendld carriace. and the neonle cheered, and the great meu liowed to lilm, nuu " ius worsmp ' was to have sjiiken and he couldn't flnd the words, I wouder which filace lie liked best ; under the arch, clean ng shoes, or in that grand seat of honor, governlng a town V lloys, which would you choose I The last I Ilut, mark you, the first must come before the last. How did Kif Diainond come to bo mayor ? ltv blacklng boots well. lly dolng his work well. And that's tbe secret. Try itl Sayto your little self that, wherever you be, your motto shall be 1 " ftlilnel Uhrulian lleguler. eQcw dvcrfinciimili New Improvcd EIG HT-FL.ANGE mmm TIIK ONLY Eight-Flange Safe io the World, AKD COXTAIMSO- RE IV1PR0VEMENTS THAN ANY SAFE MAOF, THE PATENT Inside Bolt Work, Mere aecnre from llnrgl.r. tlnn any otlier Flre-l'roof Kafe, aiul no eiiienie ln retalrlng ltolta or Ixnlta. Patcnt Ilingcd Cap, Four-Whecl Locks, Inside Iron Linings, Solid Angle Corners These Safea are now being sold in this state in Large Numbers, AND OIVB TIU GREATEST SATISFACTION BKINO TIIK Most Iliglily Finishcd, Ecst Made and Cheapest First-Class Safe ever jirwlueeil. Tti celebratftl Sifen liad tlie Champion Record IS TIIR Great Boston Fire, and riluce that thne miKAr asu iMi-ourNr i'itiVK.MKT4 have leen matJe, Il-fore clvlne your ordrr to nuy ulhr cnnccnif koiiJ for I'rlciH and Dt'scrlplf ve nliiloKiits I HOSTON, i MA.Sri OR SUMMERGOfflPLAINTS In ojiaun nt nhtilrnt IttfttnttlTl. Duitllteru. ChfOn Dmrrhtt-t, Vholrra, Jttpffitia, i'rvttrattVH of the Hyt I. Invalnable, and la a jierfettly alfe, uourhlilntf and alrenKlhenlng diet at all tiinea. rroin tne many tettiiiiiuiimi. ,ci.uivi ,iu. nc.t-.i.unu I'byalclatia and iltrector. of rt tbllo Inttltutlona, tta advan. taifea overall otlier artlclea of a atmllarcbaracter are in.nl feel ln lt. giuranteed tmrtty. lt alve. qulet nlntit. to inolb. era.nurMi. and Inrall-U, and betllli.atrenglb and coiufort toall and, aa prolwalonUly cerUrted.lt ba aavml tbeltve. of inany wben otlier dlet hu rttled. ...,. In oau. at 1 cenu, tllceiila. f l.'.'5 and $1.75. WOObltlCII & CO. on erery lalivl. Hold by drutf jlau. PATENTS! R. H. EDDY, io 70 Ktalc St., oposlt8 Ktlby, Ilottton, Kcare rUDtali tb DnltM Htati ftlsoln Orrt BrtUin, rranoe and ottmr foretgn ooQotrloi. CojtM of tb oUltni of hny J'niDt f urnUheil liy remlUlng one doll&r. AMljmBenU petiuitt tupenor fartlxtitt for obtang Paientt or air- TF.HTSMOSIALH, Tdsird Ur. Edtlr u oneof tUamoit capablt and mr- ttttut iiractlUonen wltb wboin I Iavc daJ ornclnl later- " 1 nveDtor fnnot emrlOT a iron mor triulworthv, or uior okjwble or Muurtng fortliaiQ Derljr tiodUmrkbl oomWemUoo t Um OUloe. Lla t'omnitaioner of l'tenU.M MiotToit, Octobttr 19. 1970. R.n. Eddt. Ksq. Dtar Strt Vou proouml for uie. ln IW, my Qnt mtent. Hinw tnen yoa iit &ctftl for ud twlrUoa uie ln liundradi of umk. and irooured many IwhtuU, rebwnee and eitenelont. 1Iiatj uocaatonallj eui- tilntrwn, but T tlll glre yoa almo. the wholeof my bojlmw.ln jov llne, and a4ru otlier to wntnoy you. Uoaton, January 1, 1&81, iX'Tt HARDWAHE! OORDAGB! Docms, SASH AND BLINDS! At wltolewtle at D. L. FOLLER & SON'S, ivrontpoliois Art. rii NIUH UlllTK OK HNTKO ltltlSTOI. wlll lw wiit nl-i4iil for only foiir tlatuet IU 9r UA wuii yoitt rnuue ueauv iiriuuMi uu iuoiu UNUiN !Akli iit.. HULi HL. Uoutiwller. Vt. m i Z niatb. UuU wint frs. Adinn tltUK A dverUsemenU:. A. 0. BltOWFS Insuranco Agency, MONTPELIER, VT. Capital Eopresonted, - - $150,000,000. In these days of doubt and uncertalnty In buslncss, especlally In the standlng and Bolveucy of Flre and I,lfe Insurance Com panles, the atlentlon of insurers Is respcct- fully called to the followlng list of reliable and tubstantial Companles represented ln this Agency, Life Oompany. Connecticut Mtit. Life Ins. Co. ' ll.tltTl llltl). A. 0. BROWN, Oeneral Agent for Vermont. Thlrty.llftlt Annual KtHtvment. Aaaela, Uecembur 31, 1BW - - $n4U671 3S Snrplna, 1.3M.IH tl Itatlo of eipenaeof rnanagemcnt to rerelpu, 7.T per cent. Fire Companles. iNorthcrn Insuranco Company or hkui.asi), Organlzod In 18M. ... Amet., S2,223,KK. Imporial Fire Ins. Coinpanj' OF KSUI.ASU, 0rganl7.ed ln 1803. ... Ahcu, S12,'270,0'.). Plimiiix Assurance Conijiany Of V.SIll.AHlt, Org.tnlied In 17HJ. .... Aateti), 85,107,125. The Royal Insuranco Company Organlied in 1845. - Amets, gold, S20,000,000. Lonilon & Lancasliirc Ins. Co. of Kxnr.AXH, OrRanliod In 1801. .... Aanotn, S7,5O0,000. Coinmercial Union Assur'ce Co. OF KSIII., .v, A8Ct, S19,33l,C;i, Organlzod in 1801. - - Lancasliirc Insuranco Company or i:soi.Axi, Organlicd ln 1832. - - Aaseta, gold, $10,000,000. La Confiance Insnrance Co. OF FllASOE, Organlzed In - - AsaetH, g.ild, $D,700,000. Pcnnsylvania Piro Ins. Comp'y or riiii.Aiir.t.fiiiA, Organlzed In 182S. .... Aweta, 1,500,000. Philadelphia Fire Association OF riUl.AHKI.FUIA, Organlzed In 1W0. .... Acts, 51,000,000. Insnrance Co. of State of Penn. OF fllll. UiKI.rillA, - - - Aiwel, StWO.OOO. Organlzed ln 171U. . Xew Yoi-k City Insuranco Co. OF KIIW YOIIK, Organlzed In 1872. .... ksxU, 8425,000 Continental Insurance Comji'y Mfir roiiK, Organlzed In 1852. .... Asseta, 53,100,000. Manliattan Fire Insurance Co. OF KEir YOIIK, - . Aeaett, Organlzed In 1872. - - S'JOO.OOO. Connecticut Fire Insurance Co. OF HAItTFOIlI), Organlznd in 1850. .... Aasets, 81,500,000. First Xational Fire Ins. Co. oi' ironciitriiit, mass., Organlzed In 1808. .... As.ets, SSOO.OOO. Travelers' Insuranco Company Ol' HAHTFOHII, Paid-tlp CnplUI, 5000,000. Assets, 51,953 .1110.42. Fmire a Oeneral Awl.lent rollcy for a aiieclfled aum.to be i.!td In caae of death by acciddut, or a w ekly Indema Ity If tlietnjnry wbolly dla.ible Uie liHiiml from bla eniiuoy. nient. lt wlll be wrltteu for one or more monllii or a year, aa may Iw deaireil, aud tbe coat la ao low aa to plire a com- foruble loauraneo williln tlie retu.'ti of almoat every nun wlioiw thne and labor areof any vnlueto lilm and lila fam lly. one In elateen of tbe ln.ured bae rwelvetl caab )ay nienU under tlielr aeeldent tiotli'lee. l,trge risks placed at a momeut's notice, and at eynilable rates. I,osHes adjtisled and paid at this ollice, and dtie notice of ex- piratlou of lmllcies given. Correspondence, and orders by mail or telegraph, falthfully atteuili'd to. V. C. BKOWN, Gkneral Insurance Agent, Montpelier, Vt. N. H. 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Mfenaeil to klndle tiate anl atrlfe) t.leenae.1 to nerve the robber'a arm, l.lcenaeil to wtiet tlie tunrilerer'a knlfel Lleenaeil tlie tielgtiW. pnrae to ilraln, And rob lilm of lila Terr laat, t.linae'l to hent bla feverlah braln, TIU tnailneaa crown tlir wotk at la.ti I.tnenae.1, like apl.ler for n flr, To aiireail tliy neln for man, tlijr irer, To mwk lila atrnggleal auck lilm tlrjr . Tlien ca.t tlie wortlilpaa bulk atvayl l.lrenaeil wliere leaee an.l ijnlet dwell, To brlig dlMttae, nnd waut, and woe, I.lrenae.1 to tnake llila world A bell, And fit man for a bell betowl ubtirrtr, John II, (.ough'n Slory, A. TOLT, AT Tltl t ATB HATIOt.L TKMrFRAKCB COKVZM Ttoil. The only ability 1 have is lo tell a story. From the nlglit I slgned the pledge I began to tell the story. It was a story ot privation and sufferlnp;, of struggle and victory a story of gloom and sunshlne, one which I felt in the deepest dpths of my own soul a story of God's Infinite mercy. It is a simple story, and I have been telling it ever since. I know I have not education and logic, but I thank God I know that there are some men who, by hearing my story, have been able to make their life better, nobler and truer. The flrat words I ever uttered in a tmperance meetlug were : "What are you laughing at over there?" for when the cnalrman of tho meeting gave mo permlssion to say a few words a young man who knew me began to laugh. I held up myhand. I saldl "Liok there: are you laughing at that ? I can uot hold my hand steady. It is drink that has done it. Now I am going to slgn tho temperauce pledge." 1 dld it, and althougli the stgnature is HKe Stephen Hnpkius' on the Declaratiou of Indepeiideuce, lt was written, and althougli it is a long time ago, that a?t is as fresh in my remembrance as anythiug that occurred a week ago. I want to say a word or two in reference to the intemperate. What shall we do for them V The great alm ought to be to put temptation out of the way to crush out the liquor trallic, and save them from the temptations to which they are ex posed at every corner. You can see very readlly why we should do that; but while we are dolng that do not let us forget these unfortunate drunkards who are going to per dition. Whlle we are working for prohlhi tion letus Ubor for tht re.toration of the drunkard, not by wi-thing him success, but by dolng sometlung practical to help him. Ihere is not a temperance man or woman who is not glad when men slgn tlie pledge; but how do many of them inatiifest their gladness and encouragementV A friend of mine stood bv the pledge-table ln Kxeter Hall, Ixindon, when a poor drunken, igno rant sot, a broken down priz) fighter, a champion of the light-weights, thlrty-two years old, signed the pledge. My friend was bulluer, and ne employed seren or eignt nndred men, and he wished to help this poor drunkard. Did he say: "Ihopeyou will stlck to it; it will be a good thini; for you if you stlck to lt V" No; but he asked : Where are you going lo sleep to-nlgut t Where I did last night." " Where was that?" "In the street." " No, you don't; you signed the pledge, you joiued our so- lety, you belontr to us ; you are going nome with me." Ile told me that his wife had to burn the bed-clothes the next morning; but what is a set of bed-clothes conipared with the restoratiou and salvation of a man ? He did not ruiud the burning of the bed- ilotbes bo long as that man recovered suin- iently troin the ellticls ot drinn to go to work. Ha was verv leaorant. and he went to Sunday-school, where he learned his let ters and how to put them together. Two years af terwards he stood up iu that Sunday- icnool ana tnanKea (i xi tnat ne ever went tliere, and to-day that man is one of the most ellestive clty raisiionaries ln H nite- chapel. That is the way to save men. These poor fellows need help. Suppoae oue of these poor fellows sign the pledge ; there are a great many out ana out temperance men ana women wno ao not uuaerstmu anu do not know what that man has to go through. It Is an easy thlng to sign tlie pledge. A poor fellow said : " I would eiga that pledge in a miuute if anybody would take the next six week from me." II w does he feel the next morniug ? Why when the man rises his mouth is dry and feverish ana one hand shakes ; he ua no power over his nerves. IN knew this would come to him, but it seems to be worse than ever. There is a glass of liquor, and he knows that it will steady his nerves if he driuks it. He is shaking in every llmb, and every nerve is twitcning aud stlnging; but the liquor will relieve him at once, and there is an awful temptation to take it, and nine out of ten men can not resist without buman help. When the man feela a horrible stag nation in the stomach, and when the blood won t now, and he knows that a glass ol whiskey will start the blood, there is a itrong temptation. That man ueeds humau help then and there. I do not ask you to take him to your house, but keep an eye upon him j'lst after he signs the pledge, for men who break their pledges do so before the first struggle is over. These men know oot what they need. In Eilinburgh tlny have a club-room where temperance men in vite men ti come who are trying to reform. A mau weut lu tnere ono nignt very urunir. .Ur Uranston said: "Ui you know what place this is ?" " Ves, it is a teetotal club ioom." " Well, but you are drunk." " 1 know I am ; I never denied I was druuk, did I ?" " What businesi hwo you here then V" " I am a teetotaler. 1 know I am drunk. Did you never see a drunk teetotaler before ? because If you did not here is one." t hev tbougut he was leigulng drunkennes;, and said : " Vou had better go out." " Don't put me out, gentlemen," he said ; " I am a teetotaler; here is my pledge ; I signed it down the street about half an hour ago, and, so help me God, I haven't touched a drop since, and don't meau to. I have come here lor safetv. 1 bat Is what he wanted, aua thatis what every poorstruggliug man needs. l'rohlhltlou In Kiinsas. It matters not what rumors to the con- trary may be put in circulation by the ..-l,i,b-. e,n r,rol,lhlllnn li, thU atjttt. Ill A success. Whlle it is tru") that in places like I.'favenworth, Atchison, Topeka and Dodge Clty, the law has beeu disregarded, yet it is equally true that there are huudreds of towns and rural districts throughout the itate where the law is honestly obeyed and euforced, and those who trample the law under foot in the places first uamod will in due time be brought to a realization that their power for evil is not so great as the power of the people for good. We have al ready 8ucceeded in couvicting two of the leaders in Topeka, aud other prosecutlons are now under way, which wehave no doubt will result ln convlctlon ; iu fact, the back bone of the whiskey rebellion is greatly tceakened at this place, and I think lt will soon be broken. Law-breakers in Ieaven orth are also being prosecuted, aud prepar ations are being made to bring them to jus tice In Atchlsou. Tho great mlstake that many make about prohlbitionin its relatlon to the trallia in intoxicatlng liquors is to expect that it wlll have the ellect of entirely suppressing the use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage. All our criminal law s are prohibltory. We prohlbit larceuy, raurder, arsonand all other crimes, Yet wehave mur derers, horse-thieves, inceudiaries. llut we would think it strangs if it should beclaimed that tlie laws prohibiting these crimes were failures, simply because they are violated. I have yet to hear the first person declare the law prohibiting an assault wltb inteut to kill a failure because (iulteau had violated it by hia attempt upon the life of the presi. dent. You must bear iu miud that the peo ple of Kansas to-day are coutending agalnst the combined whiskey-riugs of this natlon. Wo are not ilirhtlnir alouethe rurn-power of this state, but the friends of whiskey in Chlcago, St. I)uis, Jlilwaukee and many other cities outside of Kansas are using large aums of mouey In Kansas todefeat the wlll of the Hople. All kinds of falsehood are lustlgated, circulated and publlshed by the euemy, to create, If possible, throughout tlie coutitry, a belief that prohlbitlou is a failure. We eend back the auswer that If it is a failure, why should it make the rum power resort to such desperate aud dlsrepu table means for its defeat ? You need have no fear ot the llual result in this state. Our people are lu earuest ; they are struggling tor the protectlon of their homes j they know that their cause Is Just; are deterroiued to do their wliole dtity, and have full falth that (lod wlll glve them the victory. Truly yours, ,Iiiiin 1'. St. Joiin. Topeka, July 13th, 1881, I.kt men laugh when you sacrillce deslre to tluty, If they will. Aouhava time and eternity to rojoica ln.