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BY J. POLA.ND. MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1881. VOL. 77. 3919. NO. 7. Central Vermont Railroad. Commencing Monday, Dclober 24, 1881. Tralru (lotnff South rttl Jtr Montpelier aa fottoici t Q9fl 9 m MAtL, from flt. Altiinii amt Burlington for J.iU d. III. Conoonl, MartchmW, NMhna, Worcp.tT, Lowril, Fitclihu b, lto'ton, Hprlngflild.WiW lyndon antl Nr Torh, 1 9fl n m LIMITED KXrRPM, from Uontrf1, Og l.iU u, lll. (lnii.nrttftnilit) Wwt, for Hoiton.Tl Low ell, nrawlna Room Cr to HonUm vla Lowell. U.JJ U. lll. Ungton f ot Northfield. 11.10 p.m.e,!"1 NIOnT RXPRKS, from MontreM, Ognt- anrt tlw Wt for HoUin VI Lowell antt lng Can to SprlngfleM anit PoWn vt Lowell. TYfifna flolnff Xorth and Weilt 3in 9 m NtOIIT EXPllE'W, from lloaton anrt New IU d. lll. ToTkforMontrfAl,OKnibargiLn(ltbaWfL Blwpiod Car to Montral. Elti ffl ACrOMMODATIOV, from Northfield foi IMJ d, lll. UarHnRton, Rutland, Koum VcinX and St. Jobnn. 10.30 a m LOCAL RJCPREH, from White Rhrer Jnne d. lll. tlonfor KtiillOHtun. Ht. Albannanrt Hlrhford. UCn m T)AV KXl'HF.Hfl. Lmvm IIotoa Tla Fltth vtvv ? imrmg,iv n. m Yia ijOWfH ai nau a. m.. New Lnnrinn at a 00 a, m., Hpringn.it at 8 wo a. m., for Burlington, Ht, Albt., Uontraal, o.letiihnrg and th Wwt. Drawlrjg Koom CrtoMontrat, C Ot n m ACCOMMOUATIOS, from VfhXtt IUm lUJ Jlt lll. Jnnctlon for liurlington, 8t. Albans and Wonlrwil. Tralna Trave for llarrn at 7J4 a. m.. 1.50 . m. and 4 M n. m. Krturnlng, lear I.arr il lUi. m 7 M p. m. and 5 W 1. m. Tbrongh urkttn to Chlcago and all iolntii Wfit for tala at tbe prlortpal utlonn. J. W. UOnART, nnfirl RupertnU-ndent. W. P. AMITH, Oeneral l'MVtgr Agcnt. $jlew tlverjisemcnts. BOOTS, Shoes & Rub'bers Look at this long List of Goods and Priccs ! Men'a Fino Kip Double Sole andTap Boots $2.60 Men's P. Oum Rubber Lined Boots Men's Dull Rubber Boots Men's Betwer Boots .- Mon's Wool Boots Men's Qrained Boots, Lined wlth Wool Men's Calf Boots, Lined with Halr Men's Pine Calf Hand-sewed Boots Men's Pine Calf Maohlno- sewed Boots Men's Pine Calf Peg Boots Kendall's Celebrated Calf & Kip Boots Men's Buokle and Congress Arctics Men's Low-cut Overshoes & Rubber s Men's Lumberman's Overs, for Wool Boots Men's Bheepskin Loggings, with Moocasins Boys' Pure Qum R. Boots Boys' Pebble-leg R. Boots Boys' Pine Kip Boots 2.00 Boys' Pine Calf Boots Youths' Rubber Boots Touths' Pine Kip Boots 1.26 Youths' Pine Kip Boots 1.60 Youths' Pine Calf Hand-made Boots 2.26 Childs' Rubber Boots 1.00 Childs' Red Top Boots, fsizes 8 to 10 1.00 Ladies' Beaver Shoes, Laco.. 1.00 Ladies' Beaver Fozed Shoes, Laoe 1.26 Ladies' Beaver Buttcn Shoes, speclal bargains 2.00 Ladies' Calf Laco Shoes Ladies' Qrained Laco Shoes, 1.26 (Tb. I.it n.mM Kh' 1. wril mAl, .n.l wlU wiur wctl. w.rnititwl ulll.) Ladies' Kid Sutton Shoes... 2.00 (Tbl. Pbu., wa tUlin, I. Iha Iint bgrg.ln Jtl cff.retl tu UODtpeller.) Lnillea' l'ebhle Onnt Button Shoea, In all tlie bct .tytes, at very low ltrlcen. L;u11oh' Cork Solei. atl bound, roady for u.o; nUn L.mbH Wool Cork Sole.. Wo kfcp tUe let Fl'LT 81IOE, ior old ladies, ttaat caa be (uuod. Misses' Calf Button Shoes. . . . 1.76 Mlsses' Qrained But'n ShooB, 1.26 (Tbl. Hbo. 1. .11 Mllil lnather. .n.l wlU wear wdl. Xow the prioo, .nd Uim com. .Qd cx.mlu. tlie Kboe.) M !..' Felt Nllppers In Ited and lilne, nlco and wnrmf nud make no nolse Children's Calf Button Shoes, 1.37 Chlldren's Qrained Button Shoes ,, .86 Children's Qrained Button & Lace, sizes 7 to 10 1-2 60 Don't buy any morc Boots and Shoes until you seo our stock of Special Bargains. Walton's Block, Stale Street, Montpelier, Vt. HARDWARE! CORDAGBl Grlass! Ia,iiit! DOOES, SASH AND BLINDS! At wliolwale prlcea at D. L. FULLER & SON'S, Montpolior, Vt. JUST RECEIVED! - mkm KY - K- JS. LOOMIS A Boautiful Assortmnnt of New Goods, all the New Styles of Silks, Satins, VelvetB, Urocailos, vunciy oi vjioait anu uvchh Trimmmgs, a Bplcnutu assortinent ol Fnncy QoocIb, Laccs, Collars, &c, &c. Also a full stock of Flannels. Sliii tiiitrs. Cottona. CassimeroH. Uiulcr Shhts and Drawers for uiiiyiumiM, oiu., txu. iviso our Ladies, Misses' and is full and complcte. Buycrs will not rcgret au carly inspcction of our goods Tho prices aro tho lowest. H. S. JLOOMIS, MAIN bTlUOET, WeiDeMeyer WEI BS METEH'S OATAHIIH Cnre, a Conatltntional Antldotn for thla terrtblo molatlftIf Abvorptlotu The moit Imporinnt Dlsoover tnoe Vaoolnatlon. Oiher remedlea mny rUoTO CAtarrb, thla onroa nt any atacheforo oonaumptlon aeti in, One paolcaee Eenerally anfllcoa. Dellvered by DmBclata, or Tiy D. B, Dwey & Co., 182 Ftdton St., N.Y., 1.00 comploto. Treatiso and ro marlcable atatementa hy the onredf mallod free (ast astona-35to 35flCDtj X felaiaant, cIimp.iliuI alflaliU tenieil iax frtlfnt ani pnn OiILlrta, (entaurIiniment For Bpraln, "Wocndi, BcHUt HbmnaUim. nS aar PlQ vpoa Uaa or HtuU YEGETINE! SUl'EKIOR TO ANY FaMILY MED1CINE. DOCTORS GAVE HER UP. Vegetine Curcd Her. WnmiiAL, r. October 22, 1879. ilr, It. R. StntnnKXmai nftwn ynnrt ago I wu Ironbled wllh a BcrofaloiM Ilamor whlch nettled on mj lnngfl and bronght ona never oough. I connaHM flvt or ilx of tlis bt pbjMcUni d Hofltonj btil tbe gare np trentlng ntff.nald thero wm no hoi-i of a cnrt, and thejr could ilo nolblng tnora for me. A friend who tiad um1 VKdKTINE In hln famllr reoommpndod tn to try It. I procumltl.rMboltlM.and before flnUhlng Iba thtrdboltla found mjwlf rntlrrly cured, and had oot anotber attaek of fVrofula for nlna yeam. Aftcr that pfrlol I had to gtt aonm morfl YEGETINE, tmt It qtilckly reitoril me to lifftlth agnln, and I hare not litd a tbtrd atuck. I arr nlity-uloe yearaold.and nlnce becoinlng awara of thevtr tur of your mMlclne hare glren It to tny chlldren and grandthlldrpn, and hare ircommendtd lt to my frlndn. The rfmulta hTf bn Inrarlably all that could he dwlred. rrcvloun to my flrt trlal of tba VEGETINE, 1 had a Can cer removed and Srrofulotu Boreii broke out on ma, hul nonfl Imtij appMml alnce, and I bellere It anterlor to any of thnrnmilv JfAfMnMlnuafl. MARIA J, KIMRALL. 1 canvouch for the aboveRtatemvntlneverypKrtlcular. and conilder VEUKTINK the beat Famlly Mnllclne dow In UM. MOSES KIMHALL, Hiband of MarU J. Klmball. Vegetine Ono Package in Powder Form Oured Scrofula. How to Ilcducc Your nocton' nilla. Wt HllUKK fTHIT, East Rostos, Umi., Brpwuiber S4, 1J79.J Mr. It. It. StevmtiSr little daughtfr, Htella, haa tn aflllcted a long tlme wlth flcrof ula, ufterlng every tblng. I employfd dlflerent phynlclanii In Eaat llcwton, but they helpMl her none. I bought rome of yourrOWDER FORM VEUKT1NE, and my wlfe upetl It and gave lt to tbe chlld arconllng to the dlrfcUonii, and we wrre urprlnvd ln a fortnlght't tline to aee how the chlld had galnM In fieah and ntrength. Bhe la now galnlng every day, and I can cheerfully recoimnend your retnedy to t4 the bent we hate ever trled. itetpectfully youni, J. T, WEBD. Vegetine Neuralgia, Kidney Complaint and Rheumatism Yiela to tho Vegetine. IIowkrt IJtAcn, Malne, Novpmbfr 6, 1679, ilr, II. It, StevtnitTor twrnty yean my wlfe waa a great nfferer from Xturalgla, and wltbln that tlme haa trled a great mnny klnda of med'rlue, but rrclved no ben eflt nnlll Mie touk the VEGETINE, and nlnce taklng lt haa rerflvnl o mtich bcnfflt nhe Ukf n great pleannre ln recoin mendlng lt to all uffertng from Xeuralgla or Kidney Coinplalnt. For many yeara 1 have hoen a great nufferer from Ulieu- matUm, and hare never found anythlng that gare me tbe rellef that VEOETINU hkfl. Therefore I lake pleaaure ln rccommcudleg It to any one oofferlng from Rheumattiitn aa hrlng one of tho beat blood purlflera now ln on, REV. A, COOK, Memtar of the Malne Conference of the M, E. Church, Vegetine H. R. STEVENS, Boston, Mass. Ycgetlno In Sold bj All Drugglits. Consumption Can Be Cured Dr. WM. HALL'S FOR THE LUNCS. BALSAM Cures Consumption, Colds, Pneumonla, Influenza, Bronchial Difficulties, Bron chitis, Hoarseness, Asthma. WhooDine Cough and all Diseascs of the Breath- Ing Organs, It soothes and heals the Membrano of the Lunes, Inflamed and poisoned by the disease, and prevents me nignt sweats and tigntness across the chest which accomoanv it. CON SUMPTION is not an Incurablo malady. It is only necessary to have the right remedy, and HALL'S BALSAM is that remedy. DON'T DESPAIR of RELIEF, for this benign specific will cure you, even tnougn protessional aid tails. HENRY'S CARBOLIC SALVE, The tnost Fnwcrful Healtntc Olntmrnt and iii6iuieciani ever iiincoTercu. llenrr'i Cnrbullo P1t Iieala Itarna. Henrr'a 'trlllo Hlv cnrea Horea. ItemT Cnrbollo Hk1t alUyi l'aln, llenry'a Cnrbollo HaIto rurra Kruiitlons Ilenry'a Cnrbolla Halve hewla riiuplea. llenry'a Carbollo finlve heaU llrulaoa, Aek for Henry'a and use no Other. aTefltewwre f CuuntrreltaMdJ 'ANOUIIPT'H MNIHKNT.orlii.Unt Kell.r, totrylt. Kotil br draKRbiu. lft-tew JUST RECEIVED!! GOODS! Shawls nnd Cloakings; a great Men'a and Boys' wear, Prints, Htoelc oi Children's Underwear, MoNTl'KIJEIt, Vt, T. II. H09KIN8, AKTlcultuntl Eitltor. TIIK COKW-BUWO. it j. o. wmmit. llMp hlgti tli. f.rtner. wlntrr ho.nl I llf.pblRlitb.Kold.il oorn I Ko rtcber girt bM .otaran twrti from out ber Uvlib boni I Let otliar Undti, cxnlttnit, (Imd Tb. appt. from th. pln., Tb. or.os from tta Rlow ktmd, Tb. clmter from tb. Tlo. I W. bett.r Iot. tb. b.rdr Klft Oor niirEMl T.lr. bpstow, To cbm q wbra the .torrn ib.ll drlf t Oar b.rrMtflolil. wltb mow. Tbrongb v.le. of ctm. .nd tneAdi of flowerl, Oar plow. tbHr fnrrowt mul, rbUontb.bUUtheinn.nd tbow.r. Ot cbtngeful Aprll pUrMl. W. droppl tb. Mftl o'er blll Aad pl.ln, IlmMth tb. Itin of M.r, And f rbilitenM from our pproutlng Kr.ln Tb. robbcr erowi hw.f, AU tbrougb th long brlgbt d.y. of Juu. lt. Imth grew grr.n .nd f.lr, Aud w.rnl la bot mUl.amm.r'. noon lu ooft .nd T.llow b.lr. And now, wlth .utnmn'i moonllt .re., IU b.nrr.tttin tu cotn., Vf. plUCk .W.r tb. frORUd iMTf., And be.r tb. trr.ur. boino. Tber., rlch.r th.n th. f .blM glf t Apollo Ihowflml of old, r.lr b.nd. tb. btokMl gndn ituUl Blf I. And knehl lt. mml of gobl. Ll Tpl.ll.tI.lc.Uluun ilW , AroundUi.lreo.llf bo.rdl OIt. m th. bowl of wtmp .nd mllk, lly botne.pno taftatr ponredl Whrn'er tb. wld. old kltcben hMrth Send. np lu .moky curla, Who wlU not th.nk th. klndly Mrth, And blns our f.rm.r glrl 1 Thn .b.m. on 1 th. proud .nd Tn, ' WhoM folly l.ngn. to .eorn Tb. blrmlng of onr b.rdy grnlo, Our w.lth ot golda oornl lte Mrth wltlibold her gooillr root, Let mlldflw bllgbt tb. rr, (Ilr. to tho worm th. orcb.rd'i f rult, Tb. whe.t-fleld to th. fly 1 llut let th. good old crop ndora Tbe blll. our f.tber. lrod t Htlll let u.( for bu goldcn corn. 8end np onr th.nk. to Ood 1 Spccd tho I'low. Tbe plow, eimple implement m lt seems, and easj to nae, embodies, ln IU perleotlon, nearly as much ectenee, atudy and meclian- lcal Bkill as the steam englne. To be a good plowman, a master ot the buslness, able to handle any kind ot plow and get the best work posalble out of lt, to know jnst what modlficatlons are needed ln the implement ln dlftereiit aoils and situatlons and wlth ditferent toams requlres aa much knowl edge and Bkill aa lt does to make a go6d locomotive engiueer. Ferhnpa no imple ment is the subject ol aa much study, or is undergoing at the present tlme more radlcal improvement, than the plow. And now we want to say that probably no machlne is so poorly underBtood by the majorlty of those who run it as the plow. A really good plowman, even wlth only one klnd of plow, on one kind of land wlth one kind of team, is a rarily. We do not supposo that there are ten good plowmeo to a town, on an arerage, ln New Kugland to-day men wbo are complete adepts at the buainess in all its departinents. One of the most thorough students of the plow, and the must practical and skilled plowman wlthiu our knowledge is the editor of the New England FarmeT' a man weli known in this state onr genlal, honest friend, A. W. Cheever of Sheldon- ville, Massacliusetts. He has recently printed an artlcle on. " What is good Plnwing 7 which is so instructive that we give it be- Iow with very little abbremtlon, hoplng that our readers will study lt with as much pleasure and instruction as we have done. Fremislng that plows lnada many years ago, of the old landsidn patterns, will turn as smooth and ilat a furrow as any of modern make, Mr. Cheever claims that with the introduction of dhc harrows, ilat fur rows are no longer needed or desirable, and declares the swlvel plow the lcading plow ln New hngland. . as our reaaerB are aiready aware, eays Mr. Cheever, " we are very much in favor of the swlvel plow, not only for hillside, bnt also for tnrning level land. Slnce the mow. Ing-machine has found a place on almost every farm, and divlslon fences and small flelds are growing nnpopular, those plows and other Implements whlch leave tbe land unbroken by ndges and dead furrows, are rapidly gaining favor. One need only glance at tbe advertiaing pages of any New Eng land agricultural journal, to aee what plows eell among our hills and valleys. Western manufacturera have made great improve ment in the landside plow within the paat few yeara, and many of thelr new plows have been sold in New England, but the swlvel plow, we belleve, is the leading plow with our foremost farmers. There are yet a great many old-fashloned plows in use that ought to be melted and run over tnto better forms. A carpenter who should use tools as far behlnd the age as are some of the plows that are atlll in use, would find it dilHoult to obtaln employment. We not only use plows that are out of date, but we use the polnts tlll they are so dull that good work is absolutely imposslble. " One Inqulrer writes that he has never yet found any swivel plow wlth which he could do as good work as he can do witb some of the landside plows, and wishes us to lnform hlm whether among tbe newer patterns of swivel plows, there is one that ought to suit a fariner wbo is accustomed to the use of landside plows. Now, we bardly know iust how to answer such a nuostlon Workmen often become very much attached to tools with which they are famlllar. How many farmers honestly belleve they have the best mowing machine that is made. slmply because they happen to havo one of a great inany good machlnes, though they know very little of the character of any ex cept thelr own. Thelr own machlne they have become famlllar witb, and are capable ot gettlng all the work out of lt that lt is able to perform. Now, every plowman knows tbat before he can get the best work out of any plow, he must have learned the ' feel ' of the plow, jnst aa tbe mower must get the 1 bang ' of tho scy the. There pos- sibly may be a best way for a scytbo to hang, but a good workman can adapt hlm self to different methods of hanglng. So oan a good plowman do good work wlth more than one form of plow, after be has become famlllar with it. It is not an easy malter, however, for every ono to plow with a swlvel plow at the flrst attempt. Even lt they make fair work turning the rlght hand furrow, they are almost certaln to balk on the returu. " We have had a good deal of eiperlence Introduclng swlvel plows to novices, and have found a great many farmers who coul not turn a good left haud furrow, They really belleved that the plow was Iniperfect, wheu tbe fault was wholly in themselves. No man can ever do first-class work with a swlvel plow, untll he becomes famlllar wlth the 'feel' ot a lelt-bauded plow, In some parts of I'ennsylvania, lt is tho custom among German farmers to use left-haud plows, and they would undoubtodly find fault wlth our swivel plows, but would coui' plain of the rlght-hand furrow, " Not all we were about to say, not half the meu who use plows know how to hltch to any plow, in order to get from lt the best work. Many farmers hltch at haphai ard, wlth wheel, cutter and elevts jnst as they flnd it, and wlth any length of chaln that comcs most handy, whlle the bost work can only be done when everythlng Is per fectly adjusted. Few farmors' sons are laugM how to plow. They are put betwoen the handles and then lcft to learn as best they may. Whlle vlsitlng the agricultural oollege at Amherst, we eaw in Presldont Stockbridge' class-roora, an old landside plow all ln pieces. It was not worth, for plowlng, twcnty-flve cents, but it was jnst as good for hla purpose as a twenty-five dol lar plow. Ills students, before golng to the field, were taught in tbe class-room how to make a plow, or, at least, how to set one np, and how to adjntt lt to the team and to the work deslred. They were told why tbe Iron work of an ordlnary landside plow Is not set ln a dlrect llne wlth the beam, but partly across lt, the polnt towards the un plowed land, becauso otherwise, wlth the length of yokes and donble trees ln comraon use, the plow would fail to lake sufliclent furrow. The farmer who trled a new plow, left at hls farm by an agent, and who worked wlth lt all day without dlscoverlng that the clevis pln was on the near outslde of tho boam, thus throwlng the plow away from land and vexlng hlm most aeverely, vraa probably not ono of WofcssofStockbrldge1? pupils. And yet this is not a solitary case of blunderlng. We havo known pretty good farmers to nearly wear out a plow, before lcarnlng the use of some of its most impor- tant features. " Accordlng to our experience and observa- tion, if ten good swlvel plows wera put Into the bands of ten farmers who had never used a swlvel plow, nlne would fall to prop erly hltch them to thelr teams, unless spe clal Instructions had been given them by the agents. The most commou fallnre is from using too short a yoke or double tree, bringlng the near and off antmal too near together. So long as the furrow anlmal keeps hls place, every two inches added to the length ot the yoke carrles the plow one incb further towards the laud, and so cuts a wider furrow. A plow drawu behlnd a four foot yoke will tatto a furrow fliteen Inches wide, Instead of twelve Inches, if drawn by a yoke thrce and a half feot long, the bow holes ln each caso brlng at thesamedlS' tance from the ends. A good two cattle plow, liko the Matchless No. 2 A, Centennial No. 3, IXI, No. 0, Charter Oak 100, and others we might name, should take furrows at least twelve inches wide on tlie average, but if tho yoke or evener behind which they are drawn is slx inches too short, then they wlU lay out but nlne Inches, a furrow far too narrow for these plows, and conse- quently poor work must result The furrow sllce must be wide enough and deep enongh to keep Ihe plow balanced between the fur row and the unplowed land. It is this loss of balance that makes lt so difucult to turn the last or clearing out furrow, ln landside plowlng. " So to most enqulrers for the best swivel plow we nre Incllned to answer, first let us know if you can hltch up and hold any plow as it sbould be hitched up and held. Have you learned the flrst principles of plow con' structlon ? The trutb is, manutacturers of swlvel plows havenot had somuch diflisulty in making properly-shaped mould-boards as they have in settlng up thelr plows so that they could be used by such men and teams as would be llkely to hitch to them. The manutacturers of the Matchless plows, by Ihelr puull.liou chi.ulaia Aud tlltectlous for using, have done perhaps more than any other firm to educate farmers up to tbe use of swivel plows, and this may be one of the reasons why these plows have so long held thelr place, in the oplnlon of many, at the head of this clasa of farm Implements. " Ona writar asks If there have been any important changes or ImprovemenU made in swivel plows, within the past year or two. To this questlon we can answer un hesitatingly, yes. The Matchless plow has been greatly simplifled, improved and cheap- ened within the past year. The complicated and expensive hlnge cutter has been dis carded, and ln its place, a plain, steel cutter ia set ln tho mlddle of a rocklng beam, whlch throwa the cutter ln Iine of draught at each turning of the monld-board, making the plow botb Blmpler and stronger, The Centennial plow, we belleve, bas been fur- nished wlth a bard-metal mould-board. Tbe I X L is a new plow, and wben used in soils to whlch its long, easy-moving mould board is adapted, one Is apt to think he bas really found Ihe plow. The ' 1870 ' Is a new swlvel ln botb steel and chilled Iron, and Is a good plow. Tbe Syracuse swivel, which was liked so well by those who saw it work at tho ' I'ine Hedge farm ' trial last fall, is a plow that promises well, but the manutaC' turers are still at work perfecting it ln some polnts, before pushlng lt upon the Eastern market It is not unlikely that the Iron and steel beams will botb be changed for wood beams before New England farmers will be suited wlth it. One poculiaiity of this plow bas been that lt takes land so freely that a shorter yoke and evener Is required than aro ln comtnon use. " Another new plow whose merits deserve that it should be more known Is the ' North American,' mado in Barre, V ernlont. The promlnent feature in tbls plow, which makes lt unllke any other, is the movable clevis nnder control ot the man at the bandles. Ily moving a short lever, the cle vis can be thrown to the right or left of tbe iine of draught, and thus force the plow to take wbatever wldtb ot furrow ia desirable. As the one great difllculty ln using swlvel plows has been to govern the widtb of fur row, lt will be soen that this devlce must add much to the popularity of this form of plow. It is not improbable that otber im provements may yet bo added to all the plows narued, but eitber if put into Boils to which they are adapted, and held by plow men of some experience with swlvel plows. will do work tbat wlU bo worth as muoh to the farmer as any ot the old-fashloned land. side plows." A Correction, Ourprinters are apparently trying to im- peach our veraclty. Two weeks ago we told about our satlsfactory use of muck, and last woek we were made to say, in reply to Mr. Hedfield'a questlon, that none of our land had "had inuck." The sentence as we wrote it was, " Some of tbe land has never had a particle of stable inanure applied to it sioce lt came into our hand, and none of it bas had much." Tbe ingonulty of the prluter'a inip in making a wrlter seem to Bsy juit what he dldn't say ls sometlmes very astonishlng. H. II. I'OSTKit of Chattooga county. Georgia, had two daughters lu oollege re cently, but wheu they beard that thelr father was short of bands on hls plantatlon they hastened bome and went to weedlng ootton. oaip om uorneiius vanderbllt to a young man who camo to tell hlm the sad story of nuw us uau iosi money uy stock operatlons aonuy, uoin ever liuy wustyou cau'tpay OWLT WA1T1WO. otlomALLV rc.URirtD tff 1SM. Onlt w.lUng tlll th. .hMow. Ar. . llttl. longer grown. Onlf wnlUng tnl tb. gllmmer Of th. d.j'c lant be.m 1. flown Tlll tb. nlght ot f.rth 1. r.ded From thl. ticrt once f oll ot d.r Tlll tbe d.wn of hfATtn U brnklng Tbroogh th. twlllgbt Rott .nd gr.., Onlr wkltlng tlll the n.prr. li.v. tb. lut hef gftlherMl bom., For th. nmmor Um. h.th tlod And tb. .utnion wlnd, ar. eome. Qulckly, reaper., g.lber qulcklr, The but rlpe bour. ot tnj hart, For th. bloom of Ufe I. wltberad And 1 butejn to depert. Onlf wnlUtig tlll the .ngtl, Open wide the mretlo g.t, At whoM f eet 1 long h.re llngw!, WMtf, poor .nd dewl.te. Erra now t tmr thelr fooutep., And thHr Tolce. f .r . w.y lf they dl m I nm w.ltlng, Onl, wUng to obef, Onlj welUng tlll th. ihndowi Are ft lltU. longer grown, Onlr wftlung tlll the gllmmer Of the d.,'a but benm U ftownl Wben from out th. foldsd d.tkne.1 Itolr, dethleu .Ur. h.U rlM, Br whoM light mr eooi wiii giMiir Wlng h.r piuug. to tb. ikle.. The Truo Call. God's providence Is somethlnp broader and betterthan that which wholiy epends Itself wlth tk few thciologlcal students and thelr wlven. Dlvine providence has been very greatly bellttled by thlnking of lt and talklng about lt as picking out a young man nere, anu anomer mere, to put Into the mimsiry or misslonary work : and plckinp; out a young woman here and another there to be the wlle ot n mtniater or a misslonary, and leaving an tne rost ol tlio young men and women to do what thev clease. Such excluslve stress has been Iaid upon a call to tne mimsiry tnai wnen a young man ls con vinced that he has not received such a call he concludes that he ls not called to any narucuiar service ior unnsu uonsequentiy he goes iuto business or a nrofession for himself. We belleve in a call to the rainls try. And we bellove God just as plainly anu jusi as lmperaiiveiy cans men 10 otner Bervicca of the churcn and the causo of Christ. God cal s men wlth riecullar flnan cial skill and buBinoss tasto and abllitv to (,o into business for the Lord. Ilo calls doctors and lawyers to go Into these pro- lessions anu prosecute tnem ior tne iori and hls cause. He calls mechanics and manutacturers and Inventors and laborers to prosecute their labors for hlm. We have made such a dln about tho call to tbe tnlnistry that ten thousand men whom the lxril liaa called to serve him elsewhe.ro have falled to hearthe dlvine voice. Not a few ot these have walted to be taken by some dlvine power wouderfully manifested and compelled to enter the mlnistry, and olnce this power did not take them they settled it that the Lord did not want them. Of course thev are to be Christlans. and be honest, and attend chnrch and give somo- ining ior Denevoient causes, unt to aevote ineir enure llves to the service ot Uhrist, to go where they can bo the most useful, to do that in whlch they can be the most use ful, these are claims which they never feel, because forsoolh they have not had a dlvine call. The tlme is comlng, orought to come, when everv Christian man wlU enter ntnn his pursuit ln life and prosecute it nnder the same motives and principles which are supposed to govern the minister in choosing and following his profession. We believe in a dlvine call to tbo ministry, a call just as sacred as it was ever reDresented to be. and more than this, we believe that God's providence and God's spirit not only takes care ior tne ministty and misslonary, but for all other pursults whereby tbe cause of vnrist may ne supported and advanced. God calls the business man not out of hls business, but to do business for hlm, even as the minister preaches for the Lord. The other professions and pursults are to be made "sacred" by entering them at the uiuaing and ln tne service ol Uod. lt ls timo for tho ohuroh to ntop liotontng otraply to ii call to enter the mlnistrv. Bton askiu?. " Lord, wilt thon have me for a minister V" and ask the broader qnestion, ' Lord, what wllt thon have me to do!" Thera will be a call to sometblng when this ls tho spirit God nants us, and calls us all oomewhero. Golden Rult. Tou Can Keep It. We mean the Sabbsth. Tbere has been debate of lato as to whether the Sabbath as we have known lt. is troin? or has pnnn from among us. We do not share the views of those who think the Sabbath has disap peared. We know there is much Sabbath desecratlon. We mourn over it. Iiut it would not be true to put us down as a Sab- Dalh-ureaking natlon. Tbere ls yet a dif. ference, and a wide one, betweeu our Suu days and the other days of the week. Iiut all this aparU The point we wlsh to press nere is tnai 11 nes in every ludlvldual s power to keen the Sabbath holv. The Sun- day newspaper is publlshed, but you do not need to read it The Sunday excnrsion is adrertlsed, but you are not compelled to go upon it Your neighbor may employ tbe day ln looking over business accounts, but that does not affect the question of your duty. He may spend ln ldleness at home, or in the entertaiument of frlends, but that does not close tbe chnrch-doors for you. In deed, if these things are as they are, lt is so much the more reason wby you, who be lieve ln tbe sacredness of the Sabbatb, ehould be more than ever scrupulous to keep it holy. We aro ln hearty sympathy witb every effort that ls made to secure man's legal right to his rest day. We would use every avallable mode to spread sound views as to the sacredness ot the Sab bath, and the resulting blessing if it ls properly observed. And tben aud this is our point here we would urge upon the In dividual his own duty and privllege. What ever may be the present demorallzation, you need not allow yourself in its current. You have the churcn you have the Dibleiyou can bave your hour of retirement wlth God. lu the publio servlces of rellgion, and in the prlvaoy of your own home, you can pass the day restlng aocording to the command ment It is Just here tbat muoh may be done to establisb and perpetuate sound principles. Every Sabbatu-keeplng indivld ual is a strong argument in favor of the proper observance of the day of rest ; and so, and, if possible, with lucreased Intensity, is every Sabbath-keeplng family. You can belp to multiply such arguments. The command ls, " Kemember the Sabbath day to keep lt holy." You can obey the com mand. lllustrated Christian Weelly. Ilruve Uvlng. Wbat ls brave Uving ? Is it possible for that, an ln&nltely hardor thing, to be lllus trated ln dally experience ? In the great crl.es of Ufe we are llfted out of and be yond ourselves. Tbere is a UxhI of emo tlonal Intensity which spurs ou the leader of the forlorn hope, and whlch animates the soldier wheu be issurroundod by diulculties. The most timorous of anltnals, when drlven into a corner and at bay, will deyelop aq obstlnate oourage iu defendlng Ufe, or ilglit ing for its home and offspring. After all, U not a finer strain of character shown in just uieeting little diilloulties as they come, with patlence and perseverance, ln beartng Irri tatlona calmly, iu submitting with diguity aud without reorlmination to false accusa tions and prejudlces, and ln llvlng after Cbriat's pattern In a world that ia inimlcal to Christian love ? Wben we aee a gentle woraau Uving year after year wlth a cross gralnod curmudgeon of a busband, like Ablgall overruling hls churlishness by ber goneroslty, velling bis imperfectlons witb a eml'divine tact aud groco of charity, and Khuttlug ber llps with wifely reticeuce from ootnplaiut aud bewalliug, what words are large enough to do her houor 1 When day after day and night after nlght a mother strugglea to brlng her famlly up in the rlght way, toiliug for tbe bread they eat aud the clolbes they wear, can we sufUciently pralse ber (idelity, her devotlon, and her fortitude? When we look atone, bereavedand aflllcted, wboyetputs aorrow ailde, takes upllfe's burduns and tries to llve cheerfully, vncour aging tbe flowers to grow over tbe tnaimed aud scarred placos ot memory, can we do else tban look at suoh a one with a.uated aud wtlllng aduilratlou ? Courage is a sub lliue qualuy, aud brave llvlng is lndeed more Lerolo than even bravo dylng. To I snalch a victory In tho alght of a multltnde ls noblo, but to conqucr dally victory In the obscnrity of one's bome, with no druraa ueaiing nor coiors nying that is nobler un. (,irufuin inieuwtnctr. Tho Blble Conflrmcd. Hero ia a liook, portlons of whleh reaoh back to the dltn twilight of hlstorio tlmos, upon whose psges the dlscoverlos of tho on moving oenturles, the revelallons of man's latest and hlghest wisdom, havo been pour lng thelr lntcnse beams, and lol liko the burning bnsh of lloreb, It romains uncon suraed. Not a slngle esscntlal featuro is dlsproved or disoredltedi nay, rather, Its heavenly origln and authorlty are attested uy every new ray oi light whlch man's ln- to flnd on tempie, cyllnder and Iettered stone corroboratlona of thla sicrod book. The physicist has searched through the arcana of nature and bronght forth her secrets J the astronomer bas scaled the heavens and welghcd In hls balances the starry worlds tho ethnologlst has oxplored the remotest parts of the eartb and studied the rncos of raanklnd; tho hlstorlan has traced the streams ot human history back to thelr sources; thephilologlst has Invostigated the ortgln and dovelopment of the babbUog tonguea of earth j an array of honored and learned men have wandered through every realra of sclence, ln all her vast domaln of earth and sky, wlth microscope and tele 8Cope, and from every department ot human learning, and .very pursuit ol ner votaries, eaoh patlent inrestlgator has retnrned to Elvs new sanction to the sacred SariDtures and add new empbasla to the domonstratod iact: " ino word ol tho J.ord ls trled, and its truth "abideth forever." Rev. Dr, rayne. Do Allie. Death ls out of nlace in the servlea of the Lord of llfe. The livlne God does not cIiooho dead servants. ldleness. lazineos. stupor and death in chnrches and associa- tions ot unrlstlans are enough to astonish devils aud make aneels sad. The world calls us wun ten thousand calls of paln and want and woe and sln, and the volce of hlm who bas au power In heaven and earth sends us uvw ..ia ,UB nulMj BUU U1U1 US IKAl liU every creature the glad message of his love 11 Inln nll t.A .1.1 I 1 Ut.l. ... I anu grace. And wltli such nrgent calls and such high commands soundlng in our ears, ahall we plav. and trifls. and slaeD.and dla ? ouuu ixmrau is auuorrenb 10 our nature. even ln worldly things. In tlie language of Arnot: "We like a leaplne river better than a Btagnant pool. It is far better to be worn somewbat by work than corroded by the rust of ldleness. If thero are 'aboml nations in the earth ' a Christian does not exhaust hls duty by 'slehing and crylne over them. ' Up, guards, and at them I ' is a very good rnotto Ior our wariare : and ln ono phrase of Scrinture we shall flnd both our strategy and our armament ' Spealing the truth in love.' This is not a good world ior resiing ln, but lt is a good world Ior worklng ln ; and if we are fellow-workers with God our labor will not be lost" The Chruttan. IiOnllncss. The world nceds men more than anythlng else. Rubies aro not to be mentloned bv the side of men that are stable. men that are thorougbly honest and rellable, men that aro rignt, men that are competent ln their sphere. Such men are more preclous thau tho gold of Ophir. There are lots of things lying loose all through human society whlch are called men, but which are poor stuff. iney are over-swollen. They lalselv ostl uiate themselves. They are without any morai juagment, or ineir moral judgment rests on a false basis. They do not judge themselves bv the hiclier law of manhood. or by the divine standard. They are not content to stand at a point where they are really fltted to stand and execute the dutles ol me. Ko multitudes of men rise and are smitten down agaln. Only here nnd there do we see men bednninp low. ndvAnclnp with moderation, malntainlng what they gam, nsing to tne very end, and at last hav ing the vardlct of inAn tbat they w jre more thau they thouriit themselves to be. Ual- versal iust iudement and trenerosltv teud to put men hlglier wbo put themselves low, and uj put uown tne min wiio tblnks ulmsell to be greater than he really is. Go tojfsus. We often worry, like the dlsolples, about the best means of feedlne our soulq. or nf bringing the gospel bread to needy souls around us. We Invent new methods, we iry uu manner oi oevices; we get up all " attractions " ln tbe sanctuary and the Sb-bath-school ; we go to all sorts of " vlllages to buy." O. if we onlv sit down wlth .Tamq and accept what he bestows, with his rich blossingB on Itl O, if congregitions would ou anu receive tne gospel ol lite from theii own Shepherd. and prav over it. and nran tie itl lf teachers would onlv nlm mnm keep tbelr classes sitting qaietly at the feet ui JB3US, 10 take in nis truth, and to think about it I The transcendent truth of the new biith was revealwl to Nlcodemus when ne eat as an Inqulrer at the Saviour s feet. Tbe woman of bvchar found the wnll of ha1. vation ouly walting to be taught by the Great Teacber. The most zealous worker needs to have instruction. nraver. reflactlnn and heart-converae wlth God, or else he will become superflcial and shallow. Like Mirv. be must sit down wlth Jesus, and gain deep views of Jesus and of himself. Itee. T. L. Uuyler. The Crlckets. Early in the autumn I have heard three or fonr crickets uuder the hearthstone, ser enading each other in voice sharp and shrill, wbich seemed as lf tbey were a thousand strong. They made tho whole house rlng, but tne solld earth moved on its way, the autumn passed Into winter, the crickets died and were no more heard. Such a pass lng racket are tho h&rplngs of a few skcp tlcal mlnds upon this everiasUng claim that our falth ls defunct, our theology obsolete, our pulpit dead. As to any real source in these flings at the old theology, either ln giving it Tts death-blow or expressing its bUtory, theyremlndmeof Kibsrt Southey'a answer to a ilippant critio, who declared that " the E llnburgb Review liad crushed Wordaworth's Excurslonl" "Crush the Excursionl" said the brother poet, ODlntiag up to tbe mouutain back of Word&worthQ bome, "you mlght as well try to cruih Skiddawl" So say weto those dappercrltlos of the theology and of the pulpit whlcb are bullt into our liistorv. "As eaallv crush Sklddaw I" Yes, the atrength of the hllls ls bls also." Profaior Autiin Phelpi. A Tnie l'lcture. Now, you will flnd tbat llberal people are bappy people, and get more eujoyment of what they have thau folks of churlish miud. Misers never rest till they bave been put to bed wltb a shovel. Tbey often get so wretched tbat tbey would hang themselves, only they crudca the expense of a rone. Generous bouU are made happy by the hap- piuess oi otners. auo mouey tuey give to the poor affords them more pleasure than auy other they lay out I bave aoeu men of means give coppers, and tbey have beeu cop pery Iu every thing. They oarried on a tln pot business, lived like beggars, and died like dogs. 1 bave seen others give to the poor and to the cause ot God by shoyelluls, aud tbey bave bad lt back by barrow loads. Tbey made good use of thelr Btewardshlp, and tlie great Lord has trusted them with tnoro, whlle the bells in their hearts bave rung out merry peala when they bave though t ot wldows wbo bleased them, and orpban chlldren who smlled into their faces. -John Vloughman'i 1'icturtt. IIe Not Lixk Him. He was cross and frelful at bome. Ilo wai a terror to hls wlfe and chlldren 1 atlll he was a deacon and a " plllar " ln the cliurch, Yet be was by no means wholly bad. On the other hand be was very good every where exoept at bome home, ot all the places ln tbe world, the very place whloh should be a little heaven below, And worst of all, he was typical, to a cer taln extent, of a great many mou, who, though not as bad as be, nerertheless stand ln great need of reform in this partlcular, HtaiuiuN Is that nobler half of life with out which uothlng etauds in a true balance. It wanta theBame kind of practical tralnlng as tlie other side, aud will uuuvelously help aud ateady that 1 A MOTIIKH'8 WOHDS. When the etder chUdren wer. ronnd me, And nee.led mr ererr r.re, NoUf .nd rongh wltb clolb-rent knee. And tnmbled, wlnd-toNeed b.lr, 1 often thonght wben tber were grown, How free mj llfe wonld be Then 1 could rmt, nnd tber wonld work, And Uft .11 r. from me. Out now m, boj no benrded lb.rdlrMem to knowl Il.'a h.lf-Mb.md to ku. mr cbeek, And ftf.r In th. world muet go. Mj glrbi, tbongh lorlng ln thelr wn? , ll.T. grown eo Terr UU, And eeetn M Mrftnirei i often algh And wlah tbat tber wer. tm.ll. Ahl mothera, wben you .rewe.rj, And th.cblldren Mem to crowd, Wben thr Mek joa In thelr troublM, Or thelr glfl tonee ar. too lond, Think not of that far fntnr. When ther may help yon reeti Knjoy tlM pment happy daya, Wbll. thy lov. mother bMt. Srrcrplng n Sunbcam. It was a busv dav wlth mo. Morntnir "chores" ln abundanoe, luncli-baskets to' preparo for school, little faces and bands to wasb, refractory books, mlsslng bnttons, knotted strings, all to bo fiied at the mo- ment t retful baby to quiot and amuse, an oarly dlnner to get, tea to be arranged for afternoon company at Ihe shortest notice, house to be set in order to receive them, and worse man au, aa a snarp iroad ln the side. undor all this burden, lay that easlly bset- ung out careiuuy conceaied sin, tne deter mlnatlon that everytbingshould be done with just so much nfcety and exactness as I decmed essentlal to "rood housekeenlnrr." oureiy never oeiore was oauy nau so lrrito ble as tbls day I Never half'so unwlllinp: to .... . - . . . .i . R sit upon me carpet anu piease nimseit. i nau some misgiving as 1 remembered the dit- Cculty with whlch he had cut the forraer toelh, and the posslbillty ot a return of the convulsions. llut he was apparently well now, and how many items ln the order and arrangement oi my house must 1 neglect if I gave my timo to hlm 1 And the rest of the chlldren, too it did seem as lf thev never would get ou to school. Ilooks mis lald, slato lost, an excuso wanted for a defl- clent compositlon I I thought Job certainly bad never tried a mother's perplexlties. wben he won tho palm for patience, At length altbough fatigned, heated and rest less in spirit all was completed. Eich room bad received the last touch, every de slred arraucement had been brouo-ht ahnnt. even baby nad dropped Into a qulet sleep. ueiore me arrivai oi my guosis, and ior a short interval, I was conscious of one of those pauses in which the soul ls ready to speak. Just then, walklng slowly across the roorn to replace a broom which bad been in use, I observed a shrcd, a hair-llke Btrlnr;, lvlne across the carpet. Surprised that even this small reranant of untidiness sbould be left where I tbought all ln order, I paused and set about removing tbe intruder. I swept, but lt remalned. Stooping down, for i was nearsigntea, to pick lt up wun my ungers, i louno it a sunoeami A un' sweet beam had stolen between the dari ened blindsand actnallvnestled in thecamet. where bustie and hurry and annoyances nad bauished every vestlge of sunshine from the heartl A light from that peaceful aunbeam snone into my ueepest soul as II lt wore a lightnlng llash that had poured ln upon mo. In my blind nicety I had been trying to 8wcep away a suubeam from the carnetl Oh, how many bright beams had I on that very day swept and wasbed and cleaned outof my house I The faces of my little children peered up from the ray on the floor, and how they did plead to a mother's heart xnesootuing, lorbearing tone wlth wbicb my husband bad met the fretful comDlainta of the morning this, too, spoke out from the little sunbeam I I quivered under the sound of it. No angry reproof could have pierced my beart witb half so many sor rows I As all my folly and ingratltude stood unmasked before me, my auguish was inex pressible. Sinkinir into a chair. I buried my face in my bands, and while the scald Ing tears llowed, such prayers went up from my aching heart as I trust have never been forgotten or lost. How trifling, bow un worthy now appeared the valn emnlation whlch so constautly spurred me to endure my lauors. r.very nousehold artlcle mlgbl shlne by tbe toils of neatness. but how was my soul day by day darkening wlth impa tieuce, complalnts aud untbankl ulness. How small a matter in thesight of God, aud now in my own sicht, was the envied renutation of a housekeeper in comparison with that gentle patience, that lovlng sympatby and aid which my children required aud de aerved at my hands. I longed for thelr re turn from school that I might begin to re- irieve my iujusiice to them. i'eace, sweet peace, now nau i siiut lt out 01 my heart, Bhut it from my famlly, ab, how busy bad 1 bcensweeping it all away I I love the re membrance of that geutle monltor, the sweet little suubeam I 1 date a renowed exlstence Irom the day it Btrayed so unbid den into my parlor. I would devote my euurgiea to a mo tuatis satisiying and eter nal, rather than aim to deserve ever so well tbe applause of f riends for its own sake. even question any vlrtue in that degree of bousehold order. neatness. or taste. which bas become so absorbing and exacting as to reuder the little kindnesses and charities of our homs-Iife interruptions ot our main plan, or which has usurped tho chiet place in our esumateoi aomestlo dutles, or whlch, lf our actions are to iudee us. would seem to constltute the most necessary ltem of uuc pcrBuuai uappiness and comtort. Tho Cliolce ot a Wlfe. Iter. Dr. Collyer, in a recent evoning's discourse, said he had felt, ln reading tbe accounts of Tresident Garfield's life, that be would like to draw some lessoua from lt. The name tbat bas grown so noble and wlU shiue like astar ln the history of our repub lic bas no great traditions about It brought from the old world to the new through which we might make good the saying we tako for an axiom. that " blood will tell." He traced the Garfield famlly from tbe first known records down to the early manhood oi me iate presment, wnen ne pausoa to eee whether he could find one of tbe keys to the secret of Jimea A. Garfield's worth. This findlng the true woman for your wlfe, the speaker then said, ls to some of you, I suppose, aa you think, a mere chance. I dare not say so. I dare not say so, because I believe that wben a young man is Bweet anu wnoiesome, aa Abram UarUeld was, and bas agood squarebeadon his shoulders, and a good warm heart ln bls broist, and can stand for one clear factor ln tbe world'a llfe, and nourisbes as pure a reverence toward all tbe women be meets as that be feeis toward hls mother and sisters, being not selfish ln his seeklng, the cbances are that this youug man ls not going to be taken ln. There ls a mald walting for such a young man, as I believe, wbo will meet hlm ou tbls fair aud even ground, and love hlm and trust her life to him, and make bls own llfe more beyond all telling tban lt ever could have been without ber, and bear chlldren to him, lf it shall piease God, to be to them both the glory and the joy of thelr Ufe. Such a rnald was walting for tbls qulet, manrul young fellow, a daugbter of thatfiue old Iluguenot house, the llallaus, wbo have made such a noble mark in many ways slnce tbey came over here, aud espe- ciauy nare uone so mucu toward neipiu us to a sweeter and sunnler falth in Go and In tlie llfe to come. This noble wo man, Jatnea A. Garfield's mother, was the perlect inalch lor ber busband, as (ar as we can trace them, in this also, that, beside the wonderful beauty of ber life, she was not of theslow Saxou sort at all, but had tbe radl aut spirit ln ber of the bravest and bright est blood ot France, and so brought flre to the stubborn, slow-growlng oak aud set it burniug ln a clear plane. Jamea A. Gar field was bis mother's loy. He was not content to do what tlie Garfields had done tlme out of miud aud no more, he must push on toward the front, be must llve un der a wider sky. It was not mere ambltion any more than lt ls in the young fellow who growa to be slx feet tall. To attaln that btature it was theinuerimpulse caueht from bls mother's nature aud made strong and suro by the splendid ataying quallties that were lu his father, Mr. Collver then pictured the houieof l'resldent Garfleld and his widowed mother, dwelllugou thelr trials and poverty. and from that he pasjed to tbe various iucidents in tbe tiresldent'a llfo. drawlng instruction from them here and then. Iu oonoluding be said One other polnt only I can toucb, and then I must wsrs Biin. m leiiin love with Lucretla ltudolph bright and earlv. and that n very good thing to do. No eafeguard I can think of after God's groco can bo bottor than thla pure and lovlng nexns whlch unltea two hearts onco for all, and sets a yonth and malden dreaming their happy dream. And just as lt was wlth the father so lt was wlth the son I he fonnd the one woman ln all the world for his wlfe, beoause he was worthy to flnd such a woman. But they were young, and tho world was all be fore them, and tho world was yet to be songht through for a llvlng. It laysome wbere, no doubt at all of that but the tlme "d not yet como to demand where that liv- "g was, and so, like wise young peopie, they walted about seven years and then they were marrled. Jatnes A. Garfleld had by thla tlme gone back as a teacher of the tongues to the college where he swept the floors and made tho fircs, and his salary solvcd the problem of a llvlng ln a siraple way, snch as they deslred. And so the story ends on hls weddlng day, as he stands with the happy light in bls eyes, and with the bnnnie bride beside hlm, who has so Deautlmlly wom her crown ot sorrow decked with hoavon's own light through the long, sad days of this snmmer. Watchlng wlth the Slck. llut few families are able to bear the ex pense of a hlred nurse, especlally ln the conntry, and lt falls to the lot of the klnd noignoors to " sit up " wltn the slck. There ls a great dlfference, aays an eichange, among nlght-watchera, and it urges atten tlon to a few general rnles, whlch lf ob served, will give the patlent a quiet and resuui nignt: Aiways take a dressing gown and elippsrs, or ln warm weather a thla coat Instead of the dressing-gown. In very cold weather do not go near the slck person untll the clothlng and hands are properly warmed. A person who ls greatly prostrated often has the aensei hlghly sen sltive. The sense of smell, for exatnple, is sometimea so exalted and acute as to notice odors that are not perceptlble to the well. Uno ol the most Important things Ior an lntendlng watcner ls (lt bls dally occupatlon is one that is likely to glvo a marked odor to the clothlng) to cbange througbout Those who smoke should obsorve the same precau tlon, as the odor of stale tobacco smoke is most distresslng to an invalid, even lf he smokes himself when well. In taklng pos sesslon of thesick person for the nlght, learn the boura lor admlntstenng medlclne and food, and wrlto them down. It is eeldom the caso that a sick person should bo roused from sleep to take medlclne ; but be sure and ascertaln what dlrections have been given by the physician in this respect If tne patlent ls very iu, never whlsperln nis presence; if anythlng ls to beasked of a member of ths family, do it out of the room. Avold all nnnecessary moving about, and all noise. If in winter, and the coal ilro is to be replenished, preparo beforehand for tbls bv takintr some old newsnanera and dolng up the coaf in parcels ; do this ont side the room, of course. A parcel ot coal thus done up can be placed in a store or grato without making any noise. So where ice is to be given to the patlent, let lt be broken up ueforehand, and then lf ice ls scarce and care mnst be taken to preserve lt, put it in a soup plate and cover lt wlth another, then place tbe plates between two featber pillows, and it may be kept for a long tlme. See tbat tbe heat from the fire does not fall unpleasantly upon the pa tlent, and take care that the lamp Is prop erly shaded. In warm weather, when tne windows are open, be careful of a sudden change during the nlght, and see that no drafts fall upon the sick person. When mediclne is to be given, aiways measure and preparo it out of the sight of the pa tlent, so that he may not be thlnking of lt beforehand. When the watcher is a friend, the sick person is often tempted to talk, and thus induce fatlgue. If the arrange ment of the room allows it, the attendant should sit out of sight, but where he can not bear the least whlsper. Selected. History of tlie Tomato. A good many years ago a man who had recently arrived from the Bermuda islands was sent to York county (la.) jiil for some offense committed agalnst the Uws of the commonwealth. He had with hlm a few seeds which he planted in the rich eoll of the jall yard. Before the plants which sprang from the seed reached maturity, he was discharged, and no one knew the nature of them. They grew luxuriantly, bearing frult of a large size and unusual appearance. As this strange fruit ripened, its color changed from green to a brilllant red, and became an object of wonder and admlra tion to all tbe inmales of the jail. Mrs. Kllnefelter, tbe lady keeper, cautioned all the prisoners against eating any of the fruit, as sne was sure it was poisonous, and besides planted the seed, as ehe would endeavor to preserve specimens of it for him should he return in tlme. Just when the fruit was fully matnred the Ilrmnda prisoner revis ited tbe jail and asked to see the plant. This request granted he next called for pep per, salt and vlnegar, and to the borror of tbe good lady commenced to eat of the sup posed poisonous frult with a relish that astonisned tbo beholders. After enioying the strange repast, he informed Mrs. li. that the fruit or vegetable was the tomato, or love apple, and it would be found whole aome and nutrltious. Tbe seeds of the remaining tomatoes were carefully preserved and dlslributed among the friends and nelgh bors of tbe lady, and thus this new popular esculent was introduced into the ancient and goodly borough of York. For many years thereafter it was cultivated as an ornament rather than for table use, but by degrees lts merits began to bs more fully understood and appreclated, and there, as elsewhere, it grew Into general publio favor. A Word tothe Girls. Come here, sls, and let me give you a little talklng to. I wish to speak to you of your mother. It may be you bavs notlced a careworn look upon her face lately, Of course lt bas not been brought there by any act of yours, atlll it ls your duty to cbase it away. I don't meai for you to run at lt and shake your sklrts and tell it to " shoo " as you would a ben, nor do I expect you to get on the other sldeof the fence and throw old oyster cans and pieces of barrel stavea at lt But I wish you to get up to-morrow morning and get breakfast, and when your mother comes dowu and beglns to express hersurprise, go right up to her and kiss her onthemouth. ou can't imaglne how lt wlU brlghten up her dear old face. Her face bas more wriokles than yours, far more, and yet it you were slck that face would ap pear to be more boautiful to you than an angel's ai it hovered over you, watcbiog every opportuulty to minister to your com fort, and every one ot those wrinkles of sunshine ohasiug each other over the dear old face. She wlU leave one of these days. These burdens, if not llfted from her shoul ders will break ber down. There, there, don't cry, she has not left yet. She ls down ln tho kltcben stringiug beans for dinner, aud if you feel badly yon might go down and fintsh them and let her change ber dress and rest an honr before dinner. And after dluner take down ber bair and do lt np for her. Yon need not wlnd lt over your flnger aud fuu to make spit curls as she used to wlth yours, but give lt a goodly brusbing and wind lt up gently and ten derly, as though you eujoyed dolng lt for hor.Milwaulte Sun. Intolllgent Anltnals. Dr, Honderson conflrms the story told by an Icelandio traveler of six or more mlce taktug a piece of drled mud, placlng ber rles upon it, and using it as a raft to cross a streatn. They range themselves around the edge, thelr beads fii the mlddle, and their tails in the stream to serve as rudders. They carry potatoes or eggs ou land, by one lylng down and bolding the egg betweeu bls forepaws, whlle hls companions draw hlm aiong by the ears. Mr. Georgo J. Homanes tells tbe atory of a dog ln Scotiaud, who in golng to church wlth bls master bad to awini a channel a mllo wide. lf the tlde was llowluir. be ran north a mllo 1 lf ebbine. south an equal dlstauce, aiways landlng at a polnt near tbe church. Shall we not be very kind to anlmals whom God has made wltb so much lnteiligence V Tiik dlllerencs between a cat and a comma la tbat the one has the claws at the end ot tbe paws, whlle the other bas tha pauso at tbe end of the, clause.