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Vol. IX.. WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 2, 1873- No. 2.
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A LONENSO IE, HOMELN~ENN
Ile wats a lonlely milner-m1an
Who inl his caibin dwet,
Or trod ithe inrrow trail that ran
Along the mimral belt;
Amti nighlt and morn, With dinner- pail,
ile back itil forward strode,
Nor at the hour was known to fitil
To lale the rocky roud.
A teady-goiffg Initior-an,
ie sat at Ilight a1n1d thoight,
And anlly a curious minler's plan
Ill Filey there he wrought;
A li in his cabit, all alone
11.4for' thev dancing fire,
Full 'any It icture ctune and .shone
01' wthalt he might deAire.
A lonesome, homeless miner-mai,
Who cooked and washed and worked,
PvI Illips his namne Wats Johni or D)an,l
No oldis-he iver shirked,
And Ihy care wit hat li: inme might l hi
Who delved w ith pick ami drill ?
'Thlle tinle-book (It' the coipanly
liad put him up1 ats "Blill.''
Some said le Wis a iheartless mian
Who0 didni't e11r-Vat all1
low IatterS ended or begami
Ontside his cabinl wall.
hit once I watched him at tie! store
('ostolliee it was, too);
ThIe keeper, as ie passed thie door,
Said, "Letter here for You."
H1e tool tie letter as he weni,
Walking away alonle,
Aid soon I saw him most inteiit
Sit reading onI a stone ;
Ad as lie read the rolling tears
C1,1e CoUIsing dowIi his firce
Ii.i hiart haid traveled back for yeas,
To childhood's le nter place.
Now, whenl thitlliner raised his:latlh,
What sorrow entered there
To bow his head beneatli the thatch
Re-realing it withi care ?
How weary sat he by tih fie
Too sid l nd faint to cook
His lonely nieal and then retire
Without a voice or' book.
Ah! miner, 3on and I, numd all,
Cani neve'r, ifi we wonuld,
LShuti up the heart, whate'eri bl)id i,
A gainst, the tine andmi good;.
An,d whent the world looks worse and worse,
Thti' tart'ther ofl we roamn
Wer still have soeinmmg that we nurse
TIheo love at "mtother's home11."
THE POWER OF A SMILE.
nY wIL [s . DALE,
lleautif'ul, indeed, (lid Irene Day
toin look in bor' costly silks and
glittor'ing dmmtuonds, as she reoceiv
oil tho many gulests who wore
conltinuatl ly arriving at her' father's
mai8onl, although it was yet ani
ealy hour; f'or be it understood
tiisthe birthday of the lovely
andl aristocr'a,ic bello,IronoDiay' Lon,
on11ly dlaughter of J udge Dayton,
thle mnost proinen1101t andt we0althly
ci tizenCi of WaltLon; andt, ill honor
of' the event, ho' had p)lnned a
gr'and( ball, anid thiis w as the cause
of' so many hurrying towards the
judge's r'esidenIce, Oniger to pay
htomago and( (Io honor01 to tihe love.
13y anud ackinowledgeid belle of' Wid
Among the first of the many
yountg mn of' the place wvho had
boetn honor'od by ani inv'itaion to
the celebration of' the birthday of
the jiudge's diaughiter' was Walter
(Ohoster, ia youn ig and proiinitg
lawvyer, M 1h0 had just boon admit.
ted to the bar, and who gavo pro
mfiso of being one of the best law
yeo's of' the State. lie had opened
ani oflice in Walton f'or the pra'c
Vice of' his pr'ofessionl, and wias fast
biuildinig the f'oundattion of a thr'iv
ing biusiniessi. In addition to his
being taheonted and1( eduonted, lhe
wvas social and pleasant, and, al
though not possessed of' a super
flouas amount of' that article famnil
inrly known ais "filthy lucre," yet,
withl his abilitLy andl naLtura'l graces,
it wvas an oasy matter for him to
entto' into tile highorl classes of'
*Waiter (Chester' was strictly
temperate, and up~on sovor'al oc
easions had1( moL tho lovely Irono
att balls, soirees &c., andl( on every
occasion haud kcindly but firmly r'o
fulsed tile proffered0( wVine whiich
shle Oxtendotd to hliml. She felt
quite piqueod andi chagiined at the
r'esulL, and hlad secretly dotormin
ed to make him, on this occasion,
bowv submissively to her' will, if i'.
was ini tile power of' woman to ac
comp)lish it. Silo hatd "always in
dutlgodl ill the use of' wine, and
could soo nio hlarmu in a single
glass of' it," shle said; but Walter
Chestor' know huis hoereditaruy weoak
noss5, and had resolved to abstain
from all intoxicating liquors, that
incarnate flond-Kinag Alcohol
might not bind him withl his strong
dI unroelenting fetters, as they
d his father before him.
Many thnen' wnero in thatt vant
tihe sIiles, and reIulested toiI hand(
of the poemly beaity "in tlhe
Ilext dalleC." Ilile shlo treattod
all Ickidly and ploasantly, sho wat
partial to Walter in tle bostowal
of ber sweetest smiles, and to
most, sho was engaged "for the
next dance," but to Walter, novel;
aid he fult highly elatod, and i m
proved his every opportunity t)
be by her aide and engago her at
telltion, and, upon th anti0lounco.
ilonnt of supper, it was with feel.
ings of' pleasure and triumph that
lie escorted her to the spacious
dining hall, amid tho displeasure
of a number of unlucky applicants
for the honor.
Wino flowed frooly, and every
thing wvenit " r11101rcy -As a mia:11-1ilge
bell," un11til som one proposed a
oast to the belle of the ovoning.
Evory glass was raised With one
single exception--Wialter Chester's
remained untouchud. Many eyes
Were turned towards him, and
they also noticed the embarrassed
look upon 1reuo's face. Wailter
noticed it as well; and as lho glanc.
od at hr, sho cast such a look of re.
proach and ontreit.y upon him,Lhat
for a 1110111011t ho was irre-olutILe,
and his hand mechanically sought
the cup); lie haf raised it, but was
about to set it down Iagaill when
reone cast, n smile of 'approbation
an1d pleasure upon him, that he be
U4m111o CoIpletlly unmlIllann Iled, and,
with more o an air of lesperation
than of willingIoSs, he raised the
cup to his lips aInld (ained it o' its
con t to u1 ts.
Ir1onIO DIaytoIn waIs victOr-iOu's;
and, with a feeling of triimph,
sli entored with moro oarnestness
and zest into the pleasure of the
But-, oh! what a victory was
hors. And how nuch mor complote
han slhe Colid have anticipated !
Illstantaleoliyiv With the diniIk
ing of ihe Wll(; the color suffused
the cheeks of Walter and m11oult
ed to his blue voinled temples with
anll clectric force. The flash of his
eyo was more fiery and percepti.
ble-the dmon within him was
aroused, and Walter Cliester's
power was gone; aid when Ireono's
victim left lou father's Ialsionlill,he
was carried out by his firiols
d ishonord-disgraced--d ru n Ik
lost to his riields, lost to society
and lost to himself.
* * * * * *.
Fivo years have past and gone
since we last visited the romantic
little town of Walton. Five years
have wrought many challges ill
the history of those who have
boon presented to tile gentlo read.
er ill this real life sketch.
,rig a beautiful spring day as tle
narrator alights from the train at
the little railway station in Wal
ton. Beautiful spring-the bar
binger of returning joy and bloss
ings-has not fauled to return in
her anlnual visit, ladon with aill
that makes liflo pleasant and cn
Proceeding along tile only stroot
leading to the quiet village, wo
moot many familiar objects, thec
sight of which recalls p)llasant
memories; we fain would d well
u pon themr, but our rovery is sud(1
denly disturbed by the apiproacl
of a carriage, drawn by twvo fiery
hIorses, wihich the driver is vaLinly
endeavoring to control. But mad
ly t 110y rush by, hlelss of tile
strenluous exertions mlade to re
strain thoem, and threatening thle
lives of both the driver anId a tair
young lady who is holding on thle
side of the vehicle, fear and do
spiru marked upon01 the palo1, ter
ror-stricken face. Suddenly the
carriago gives a trofel(ondou lurch]
and the dIriver, from his high scat,
is precipitatedl with violence to
the ground. Tholi horses feeling
theoslves freed from the strainl
upon01 thoeir bits, dash onward with
reno.ved speed. As the fair occu
pant of~ tIhe carriago discovers 1h01
perilous condition, she gives one
long aigoniinig cr.y of (despair, and
sinks backc upon0 the velvet cush-1
ionIs in a senmi-uinconseious conidi
Sulddenly the horses are chock.
ed in their wild flight and1( a man
is holdinlg them by either bit.
Wildly they plunge, and try to
break away; but, though tram.
plod upon01 and1 blooding, the man
holds fast his grasp until help1
arrives, andl then ho sinks to the
ground, a bleeding and bruised
Tenderly we raised the her'oi
manti from thle ground(. We start
back with astonishmen.A; how fa-.
miliar, despi.to the matted and clot.
ted hair, his features look! 18 it
p)ossible? Yes, 'tis he- Walter
Chester-but how changed! Can
thlis ill-clothed, bloated atnd bruised
form bo the fashionably at?tiredI
anld erect Walter Chester we knew
five years ago?
At sight of hlim, memory talkol
us back to the last evoning on
which we saw him, when he was
bor'ne fromn Judge Dayton's resi.
dence, intoxicated; aInd, dw~ellin~
upon01 the scenes of that oning,
the mnystery Is.not so deep, trud
plartially clearsa away, and ou11
imaginlation loads us ahlng the
(lnlu nwned nath of the nfontunatz
alost the very drOgs of degrada~
lut wIio is the fair creature
whom lie has saved by imperiling
his own life? A singular coincid.
once-'tis shl who has embittered
the life, and destroyed t,he pros
pects of tho man nlow lying beioro
She, too, has changed, but the
(h1anlge has on1ly aIlide her more
beautifi and attractivo. Five
yeiais of* Paris liflo has only added
to her miany natural charms 1111a
graces. Sho halts but recently re
turned from bor extended sojourn
iin France, whero she has been
seeking health and pleasure. And
thus they have mot-tho dostloy
er, an)d dest royed-for the first,
tiic since that evo'tfll night
which proved our hero's rlin.
1reat ilndreod was the astonish
ilolit which depicted itself uponi
Irmno's fitco, at discovering, in this
fallon and pitiable object bofore
her, her former respected acquaint
iance. As sho .gazed u1on1) the in
animate and bruised form, she re
called the memory of that event
ful night of 1hcr niotoonLth birt.h
day, and her hoart smote her. She
saw the great error she had com
litted, and, at, this late 110111, she
resolved to atone as far as she was
able for the ureat wrong she had
Gontly, at her command, was
the unconscious form of Walter
Chester lifted up and placed beside
her in the carriage, which was
driven to the judge's residonce.
The m1ost skilful physicians were
em1ployed, Who pronounced his
Case a critical 010. His nervous
system had received a sovero
shock, they said; besides his consti
tution was broken by exposure
and excessive debauchery. Care
fil nursing, perfect quiet and ten
der ,vatching, were the things most,
nueded to insure his recovery.
Earnestly did Irene apply herself I
t.o the solf-imposed task before her,
but. it was a laborious and weiary
duty she had resolved to perfbrm,
and many were the tedious days
ay, woks, sho struggled through,
watching with the faithfulness ofa
mother, the varied ohiangou of hor
patiOnt, as the little spark of vit
ality within him struggled to gain
tho ascondancy. But, by the in
domitablo perseveranco and forti.
tiude With which Irene was )osses
sed and exercised, and by the
help of a merciful Providence, the
little spark of life was fanned into
a fiame, and ho slowly began to
roeover. But many weecs passed
by beforo ho wis sufficiontly con
valosconlt to leave the home of her
who had so kindly cared for and
watched over him during his live
tracted illness. During the period
of hisconvalOsence, however, Irene
had discovered whatothers had fail
od to do-that Walter Chestor was
not lost to the world-that, the star
of his genius would yet shine
brightly; and,with encourageien t
and hellp lhe could yet arise from
his obscurity, and live to lhon
or the name he bore. Another
fact made itself evident to Irene's
minmd :thatt what wias atL first
a dutly, was now a leaC:sure
to lher ; and that she enter
tainled a deeper fooling of into.
rest for lie: patient than a morbid
desire to see him again a temper.
tot and prosperous manm. She
wvould not confess to horiself, at
first, that this was the case, but
as the imo drewv nigh for Walter
to leave the hospitable home of
Judge Dayton, she was forced to
listen to the pleadings of her owvn
boart, anid 'the fain would have
stayo(d the hour of his departure.
And how was it with 0our hero ?
Was lie willing to leave the home
of her who had (10n1 80 niuch for
him. with onily a feeling of grati
tude anid thankfulness? Ah, no I
Dur ig his hours of' anguish had
she net smoothed his fevered browi,
moistened his8 parched lips and ad
ministered an hundred and 0one
othier little acts of love and sym.
pa1thy'? And how hot' more touch
hamd sent a thrill of ecstat.ic plea
surte over' hind Whlen lie arose
fr'om his bed of' sibkcnoss, andl was
able to go .about a little, and
lounge undI(er the inviting shade
of' a large maple which stood at
the side of the old mansion, or re
cline in a hammock swung uinder
the front poirch, many weiro the
hours lie watched her, as she read
to him, and thought how superbly.
blest would be the man who could
call lier' wifo. But, as those
thought.s rushed through his mind
lie bafnished them (or' tiod to, at
least), thought of the "what might
hiave been." -But nowv such
thoughts were absurd, andl not
to be encouraged for a moment,
and lhe str'uggled to forget them;
but as lie grow strongor, and be
gan to readliro that lhe must soon
leave beor forever, and go-he knew
not whither-ho was .obliged to
acknowledge to himself that ho
loved lher, and that the future,
without liar, would be ai blank and
dreary' to him.
Lato one afternoon, as ho was
reclining on ono of the rustio
seats in theanrbor. and thinking
)Vor tho past am future, he Inur
rurod to himself
"H1ow difer-entl it might havo
"And I alone am to blame,"
said a low voice. Atid Ireno, who
ba11d pprolached unseen, stood in
,he doorway of the little arbor.
As the last rays of tho sun pone
ratod through th thick vines of
ionoysucklo and woodbine which
estooned the little arbor and Fell
Ipon Irene's fiac,C expressive of
iynl)atliy anid regret, Walter
;ould tnot repress an oxclaimatiu>n
>f surpriso and admiration; and,
.eitly drawilng bor to a seat, fell
it her fbot., anud poured out his
ove with all the earnestness of a
Why need we dwell longer upon
his seene? We will (ro) the cur
ain and leavo' these two happy
learts to communlue wit-h each
)thor unmolested. But, befloro
aking loavo of tihe gentle rIrodor,
et us entreat you, beforo placifg
he wine cup to your neighbor's
ips, to consider the end.
A SIMPLE STORY.
Tle simple story of John 11of
or1an teaches Us that honesty
nd patience aro sure to be re
varded, moro forcibly than that
,reat moral lesson could bo im
-re8sed oil our minds by a diditi
John Ileffernan was a poor boy
vbten ho ontored tho establish
iient of Messrs. Goldsticks& Mon
.ybags; but he brought wit h him a
-ertificato from his Sunday school
'eacheor, saying that he was an
lonest lad, who could learn moro
7ersos and forgot them quicke.
han any other boy in the class.
Ais employ,ors wero obliged to
est his honesty inl various ways,
)ut ho stood the test nobly.
When Mr. Monroybags saw him
>ick up a pin from the floor ho
Vas -WsOOIt, he0 thought that
rohn might bo guilty of taking
'hings, and dropped a ten cont
hinplaster in tho same place; but
Fohn honetly swept it out with
)ut noticing it and brushed it into
t corner, where ho could pick it
,I) at his leisure. Then Mr. Money.
>ags overpaid him his weekly Sti
>cid by $1, and waited to seo
Xhatt the b,.y would do. At the
lead hour otnight th Moneybags
iousehold. was aroused by the fu
ious ringing of tho boll. Tire old
rentleman put on his dressing
own and descended to the door,
thero be found John Hoffernan
with a tear in his eye and a (10111
bill in his right hand. John de
Slared that he could riot rest in
4is virtuous couch, after discover
ng the mistake, until it was recti.
-Wlry didn't you keep it.?" asic
,d Mr. Moneybags. "I would not
haveknown that I had over paid
''Keepit?" exc-laimed John. "Lit.
Lie do you of the precepts that
were instilled in to my youthrful
breast by my sainted grandimot her.
Ilu t. con fess t he temptatioh' was
Li strong oneC. I was Baying mon.
By to buy a bible for my wvidowed
miothrer, and ac:cuminulated thro sumi
of fifteen cents. With this dollar
I could have comp)letedi the pur
ebase, anid I admit that I lookedl
it it with longing eyes. But hon.
esty tritrmplhed over temptation,
and virtue is its own reward."
"Xeop) tihe dollar for your hron
est y," said the benevolent 01(d gun.
ticman. "Buy your Bible, and be
htappy. I would ask you to mar
r-y my darughtter, and would tamko
you into partnership in the usual
way; but it happens thrat my
darughrters are all sons, and you
must, excuse me for the present."
John went home, his heart swvol
ling with the consciousness of hav
ing done his duty and made a (101.
lar clear. Thu next day heo invest
ed thart monoey in a chuckaluck
ouitfit of the bentigihted young
beathen int tIre next alloy.
Young Hoef%rnnon was then pro
mnotedl to a desk, and a five dollar
bill wvas once placed temptingly
within his reaich; but John was so
euro in hris honesty, anrd wasnr't
Dortain that the bl wvas a good onto.
l'hen he was puit in charge of tihe
bankc deposits and Iris character
for honesty wvas stablished.
One day whren hre was going to
the bank, lhe looked at the ticket
aus usual and dliscoverod that hre
was the bearer of $45,000 in cur-.
rency. Hie then knew that tire
time had come for honesty and pa
tienco to be rewarded, andi he stuff'
Dd tire bills ito his pocket and
tookc thu first train for tho wvest.
IIo is now one of the most pronmi
netnt residents of the Pacific Slope,
where lhe has already . bought a
Dountry seat on theo coast, and ox
pets to buy a seat in the Senate.
luit he still p reserves the chucka
luck outfit that gave him his start
in life, and points with pride to Lire
bankc tlicket, which proves to his
children that virtue is Its own re
C0UNrt.ING ONE HUNDIUEM.
A Ulnnbury man named Reubenl
reeIntly saw' a statement thai
counting one hundred wlien termipt.
ed to speak an angry wor-d would
SILV0 I m1an A great doal oftrouble,
This statoment sounded a littIC
siigIla1r at irl-st, but the more he
road it over the more favorably
he became impressd With it, and
finally icncluded to adopt it. Next
door to Rllubons lives a man who
has made five distinct attempts in
the past fortnigfht to scure a (in.
nor of green peas by the first of
July, anld Over3' time le has enMI
retarded by Reubvns' henis. Tihe
next morning after llebons made
hlis resolution, this man Found his
fifthI attempt to havc miscarrlied.
Them ho called on Iteibens. I
"What in thunder do you mean
by letting your hons tear up my
Iloubens was tow tempted to
call him a mudsnoot, a nowV' name
just coming into general use, but
he remembored his r-esoluttion, put
down hIis rage, and meekly ob
"One, two, three, four, five, six,
Thlen the mad nieighbor who
111d beell cycinig tils answur witi
a great deal ofu ispicionl, broku in
"WV hy don't, you answor my
question, you rascal ?'
But still R b011N malintainled
his equilnimity, iid weint on with
"Nine, ten, elevel, twelve, thir
teon; Cour-t,con, fiftecil, sixteonl-"
The mad iieighbor stared hard
od than e'ver.
"1oenten eightceen, nineteen,
You're a mean skunk,'" said the
mad neighbor. backing toward the
Reubens' face flushed at this
charge, but he only said:
" Twenty-two, twenty-thice,
t%wnty-four, twenty-five, twenty.
At this figure tho neighbor got
uponi tile fonlco ill some haste, but
suddenly thinking of his peas, he
opened his mouth:
"You meai, low-lived rascal, fot
two conts I could knock you
cracked head over a barn, and I
interruptd Reubons, "twenty.
nine, thirty, thirty-ono, thirtv
11ere the neighbor broke for the
house, and ontering it violct,ly
slammed the door behind iiim ; bi
Roubons (lid not dare lot i) on th
onumerations, amid so he stood oul
there alone ill his own yard, and
kept oi counting, whilo his burn
ing cheeks and flashing oye.
eloquently affirmed his judgment
When ho got up into the cighties
his wiifo came to the door in somc
" Why, Roubens, man, what iE
the mattor with you?" she said
"ocome into the house."
But he did't let up. She camec
oult to him, and clung tremxbling
to hin, but he fitnlly looked intc
bioi ey es, and said:
'"Ni nety-three, ninety-four, nine
ty-fivo, ninety-six, ininety-seven
ninotyoight, ninoety-nIine, one hutn
hundred-go into the house old
woman, or ll bust ye."
And she wont.-[News.
PATIENCE WITIK LITTLE
Be patient, with the little ones
Let noit.her theiroslow ulnderstand
mng nor theiir occasionlal port,nese
offend you, or p)rovoke the shar1:
reprloof. Remember the wvorid it
new to them, and( they have nc
slight task to grasp, wvith theiu
unripoed intellects, the mass o
facts and tr-uths that crowd upoti
their attontion. Yrou are growr
to maturity and strength, througi
years of experience; and it ill be
comes you to fr-ot at tihe littl<
child that fils to keep pace wit,1
youtr thought. Teach im l patient
ly, as God teaches youl, ''line upot
line, precept upon precep>t; here
little, theoro a little." Cheer him
qn in this conflict with mindl ; ir
after year-s, .his ripe, r-ich thoumght
will rise up and call you blessed.
.Bide patiently the endless quos
tiomlng of your children. Do nol
roughly crush thle springing spii
of free inquiry wvith an impationi
word or' frown, noer attempt, or
tihe contxrar-y, a long and instrue
ive r-eply to over-y slight and ca
anal question. Seek r-ather to deep
en their curiosity. Convert, il
possible, the care less quest,ion in
to a profound and ear-nost inquir-y
and aimi raithler to direct and ait
than answer the inquiry. Loi
your reply3 seond tihe littleoquestion
er forth, not so much proud o*
what lie learned, as anxious tc
kcnow more. Happy you, if in giv
ong your child the fr-agr-anco 0:
truth ho asks you foi', you cara
whet his curiosity with a glimpsc
of the mountain of truth lying be
yond; so yotu will send forth fi
philospphier, and not a silly pen.
dant to the world.
hear patiotly the chiildish lhn.
mllors of tho little oncH. Tiey aro
but. the untitored )leading8 of' tlhe
young spirit for Ca11re and cultiva.
1 ion. Ir1ritated in to strength, and
hardoned into habits, they will
haunlit the wholo of, life like fiends of*
despuir, an( make your. lit.lo ones
Cu11rs4 the day they were born;
but, corrected kidly and patitint
ly, t.hey becoic the lelilnts of'
halpp in ess anld usefulness. Pas
Sonls are buit fires, that mllay vither
SCOr1 u4,1 Is with 1un1coltrolled fiury,
or may yield us a genlial and necd
fil wirm111th. MlOss your litt ones
wi( b a patient Care of' thoir clild
ood, anl they will celtainly) col.
Serato the glory ant)d graco of'
their 1111111ood t.o yoir solvice.
Sow inl their hearts the sood of'
perennial blessedness; its riponed
fruit, will ail>rd you a perpotulal
NOME1IN1 FO1 R THE' la.
Tro be sure the headi of the best
rogulated household are apt to
gmiiblo whilo paying thei. wives'
dressmaking bill. Yet, men are
usually fastidious ill rogard to wo
Ialln's dress. Evoln thoso who tre
I Icar3eless inI regard to their own at
tire tako delight inl seeing their
wives leat ill apeapwrance. iley
admi'o coquettish garments, ieat
ly d ressed hair and all the thlousai d
tasty and fhneSiA l little articles
wviti which youig woleln adorn
theml)selves, more than they would
be willing to allow. The neat.noss
and ardor wlich chakrilmed them,
too often gives place to a slovenly
mornig gown, f'rowsy hair, shp
shod and unlaced shoes, and tle
like, for manly wllomen who imake
it 1 study to pleaso the 111011 thley'
to marry, display great careless
1108 ill (r.e48 after mai%aire. Me
do not like this. They roson that
womon should have the samec de
sire to plenso tho men thoy havo
chosenl, after marri-lage ats thiey? did
before it. The last, no song loses
its Carm coming from the lips of'
a slattorn. The poetry goes out
of' lifo t i glance, and the house
hold loses its brightnoss. Tho
wife, who on account of hlousellold
c1ars, negloects hor Personal ap
pearanlco, comimits a). grave mis
take, Which too otton boars bit
tor f'ruit, and their husbands leave
their society, for that of' others
Vit,lout really kInowiig tile Cau11s,
most, men are too proid to tell
them. Lot woinen alwaysgive tle
Same care to their dr1-ess atftel mar
riago which they gavo it before,
and not rush from11 1 the room to
"dross up" only when thoro is a
proSpect of' "company." Lect them
Conidel' that that which givestllom
a charm in tho oyes of their friendt
has a like efect On a husband, and
they will see that 110 will not havo
so many business calls in the city
in tho ovoning, but will have tho
same delight in their society 11s ill
days of' courtship.
IIUNU AND AND WIIFE.
D)id you ever hear11 thle word
"husband'' exphlained ? It m1eans1
literally tIhe '"head of' the hIouse,"
the supp1or't of' it, the per'soni who
Iceeps it together, as a band keeps
togothler a sheaf of' corn. Thollro
aro'( man11y mnarriied men01 who are
not husbauds, because they are
not the band of' the house. Tr'ulv
inl many Cases, th11 wife is theo
husband ; for of'tontimes it is she
who1, by her' prudo(lneo and thlrift
and eCOnomy, koops5 thle hlouse to.
getheri. T1he mIarrtied man who,
by his dlissolut11. Ihbits, str'ips hiis
house of'all comfort, is not a hus1.
band; inl legal s01180 he is, blat in
no other ; for lhe is not a 110u1o
band; instead of keeping thlings to
gethler, hIe scatters thlem among
And1( now let uts see whethler the
wvord "wifo"' hias~ 1nota lessoni too.
I t literally means a "weaver." Theli
wife is the peorson who weaves.
Beforoe 0ur great cotton andl cloth
f'aetor'ies ar'ois, one of the pincipal
employments inl every house wvas
the falbrication of clothing; every
family malIde its ownl. T1he wvool
was spun1 into thIread by the girls,
who wero thoro'foro called spinIsteris
the thlread( was woven inito cloth
by' their mother', who1 aiccordingly
was cailled tile wCeve 0or wvif;
andt another r'emnlant of' this old
trunth wvas dlisCcvered in tIhe wvord
"hteirloomn," applied to any old1
ptico of' fur'niture whlichl had come
down to us fromn out' ancestors,
and which, thlough it may13 be a
chaIitr or bed(, shiows that at 100om
was once a most imp11ortamnt arti
cle in over'y house. Thlus the word
"wife" means weavor' ; and as
Tri'ech wveIllremnarkH, "'in the wvord
itself' is wriapped up) a1 hint of earn
nest, in-d(lor, stay-at-home occui
pations as being fitted fotr 1b0r whlo
boar11S his 11amo1."
atAn applicant for a pair' of boots,
atone of' our shoe stores, was
askedl wihat number he woroe, and
replied, as soon lhe could recover
from hlis surprise, "Whly, two, of
Thore' is a town caIlled Blacoka &
Wh1ites in Nottowvay County, Va.
A prof'estior of Cornoll Universi
ty hately published i Ininber oi*
hi1tsas to "What to do ink Casos
of accidelit." (no of tIleso wero
14 follows: ('If you cIokco get down
onl all fours anild cough.' OIe of our.
neigiburs--we will call Iiimii Joino.4
-read this, and dutor1nod to 1o.
iniber it. The otler day lho was
valinl. his dinner alonte, and ho
choked uponl a piece of bkeef. In
Ltantly 110 got. upoll fi or and
bogan to cough. .uist then Als.
Jonevs caml)o ill, find tie impression
intade liuon her by .1One" cX11ral01r
dinlary attitude mald his b:u-kinig
W.as, t hat hie had Suiddenly been i at
talced with hydrophobil. :o she
swized the piicler of' water and
took it froil tlie room. Tho sio
sent one of tile girls up stai's for
thle mtrs,whiech was thrown
.Ver J1101S, while Mrs. Joines
anld the filmily sat Oil him anld
hold himl). (ownIl. The m1al2dd0l he
got, th0 mor0 alarlled was M1rs.
Jonles; and thle lloro ho swore anid
Volilmied fit Clio mlouth, th1o more
sho insisted upon tho birod girl
giving an extra tlr-n of tle
clothws-lio around hlis l g and
tying him to tho stove. Then tle
doctor v2n1oa nd pulled Jonos' arm
from under thle Ilattress, and blod
him, 2111d put fly-blisters oil his
feot, and prom1ised to come aroiidl
il the evelliig to Shave his head
ill order to cup 4i scalp, so as to
relieve his brain. Wie thio dc
tor called thilt night, Jlnes had 2
prizo fight with 111n inl tle iarlor:
anild aft.orsenfding the m20dical m1111ai
ulp to thle bItL1-room to wisl tho
blooi from his inoso and to cool
his eyo, .2les weit, Olit to 1uti1i1
for (120 Cornlleli pro, essor2. '.1'here2'
w'ill be pai and aniguish in tilit
itistitutioi of lelriliig whenl . oes
arrives. ho m8ans war to Ltie
Hw "t':R:NIIACI" PA'El is
MAw..--All tho papor for tho 1mo10.
cy issued by tho govel-rn1eit, is
illanitfituired on at 62.inch Fotir
drinier. machilne, at tle Gloen MilbI)
niear), West Choster, Plnnsylvania.
Short, pieces of red silk avo m2ix
od with t.ho pulp inl th22L0 ongilno.
an1d ,lio finishod sti, is coldicted
to the wiro wI thou t ss1i) g
rotiin the Silc threads. i) ill il m
1aIgemeint above the wir-o cloth, a
ihower of fino bIluo Hilk threl is
dropped in2 st,reaks upon the paper
wliilo it is forming. h'lo upper
side, on2 Which tho bluo sili is
dropped, is tlie o2e usfied Ior[- the
CICO ol' th nIOLS, and from the
mallinnior. inl which th throiads a1re
l>hd)e, 1m 81show tho2 imlorc dis
tictly than lto lowor or- revolrsed
sido, ah1101Ugh 0he) aO 0mbedded
doeply Onoigh to Iemainll fixed.
Tho mill is guardod by olcors
light 11nd da2y, to preveit tho ab
straction of' an2y pupor.
Tin-: WAY Ti.:y htow.-Aii idea
of tile st-rellgth of the Pja.t1ons of IlIIs
bandry3 22213 he gatthiered from2 th 120e-Q
port of' the Naltinal G~ranige, wich01
gives thie inunhelr of Gran~iges in1 01201
State 228 follows: Arkansa2s, 15; Call
forniai, 8; (eorgial, 16; 1 11inoi1, '431;
hidiana, 1412; iowa, 1507; Kanisa2s
128; Michigani, 24; M innelsotai, 219;
Mississippi:, 112; M issouri, 245;)Ne
brazskui, 190; Ohio0, 47; South Car2o
22; WVisconsini, 10--Makinig 2an or
gam2zaltionl m2 the United Slates of
3377 (hraniges, withi an aggregate mem-21
ber'slup of over 2,00(0,000.
in addition to farmiiers' granges,
we halve now the formaltion of liberty
lodges' to record, the latter beinlg di
reeted a2gain1st (lie liquor prohibition02
mo1v0eent. The niucleus is inl Massa2
e1husetts, though lodges arle forinug
in othIer States. There are 0000 ne.
tiveo miemb2lers in llostoni alone1, con.
tirolling 50,000 v'otes thrIoughout thie
l'AI[NT1 FORl1.01 1oUG JUI LD)NUi.
A corrlespond1ent of thie C]ountry (Gen.
Ulman gives (lie followinig rec'ipe for
chieap c'olinog for rough buildings:
TaIke 2 oz. oft salanun120:on andl 2 oz.
of potishi; dissolve these in three
quarts'1 of' water ; then aldd on20 quar2t
ra2w liniseed oil; theni take, Hay 10
plounds drly red (thalt wasH what we
used) and1( add1( water enIouIgh to put on)
with 2a whiitewash 1)11ush (wve used fish1
pickle.) Add one gill tulrpenitinie to
tile linIseed oil. If reCd does nolt suit
2add( anlythinig to alhter the color. WVe
used. pint made(h as8 above on rough
buildhings twelve years ago, and it is
abniuost 02' (pulte as bright now 1s whIen
we pult it on!. T.1o make thie buIildina
look well you wanIht to paint the cor'
nier boards with white lead anid oil.
A Kontuecy papeOr contains ai
repor0It of' a receOnt wC(dding, i1
which "thei bIdoI was not par1ticui
IarlIy handsoume, but her fat,hor'
Lthrew in1 seven muiiosi and2( thoe
hiusbanld was21 satisfied."
A fivo-column cult in ono of
the pap)ers there~ suggests thaft
D)ubuquei has a o 'Ckor f'actor'y.
"ThIat's miy impression," as theO
printer said when he kcissed his
Not I)rofi-A fiahm.m.n'.
Advertiweinents insertedi at the rate of $1.00
per sluare--one ineh-l'or first Inasertioi, aud
'hw. t'or eachi .stibse(uent insertion. Doublu
vilIiilil wIvertiseerneits ten ier cett oil aoye.
Notices ofmolut -a, obituarles anid tributea
of respect, saine rat, jer squaret as ordiiamy
ib tit C k illtt4.
Speial notices i :ocal column 20 cents
Auivertisemnents not narked with the num
hiwr of insertions will be kept In till forbid
anl[ chaarget accordingly.
Splecial contracts iaie with largo adver
tisers, with Illbcral fleductious on above rates
)one with Neatness and Dispatch,
AI 'E TO '1At11 iA(IAEABLE
Girls,' said1 a worthy old lady
to Ier grand-daugh tors, "whonov
or a fellow pops the question don't,
blush and staro at your foot. Just
tirow your im-Ills around his n10ek
look him 1*full in) tho fac, and coi
mnc-o talking about tho furni.
titre. Yomig 1ollow.s tare nighty
ntorvous8 somletioies. I lost several
good chances befor I caught your
dea:- graydather, by putting oil
airs, but I leant i how to do it a0'
lor a whilo."
A. gi-l in this town found the
abovo ill a tfnwspaper ind do
torniled to act upon tho suggoes
tion contained therein. Sho had
tried many other plans to Captrt o
way fuizzled-iipped youitH, atid
had fililod As a last, desperato
resort, she WouI tr-y the funiti
tlur0 blusineiss. So when tle voulng
mant whomlt she was anlglit' 1or,
dropped in to soo h1er tho other
ovoning, sHl recoived liim with
smiles and lured him along in the
convorsation up to what shie could
considir the poppingr point.
Sho hold the bait telmtingly
bofbre his oyes, and lie oponed hi'is
m1otuth land said:
"fAnlgeline! I h11ave long on tor.
tatined fVoelings of the Iiiglest re
gard for you; I hlavo the groa test
respeut. for your jdgmnit, anld I
would asic you a question upon
which iuch of my fiuturno happi
lions depun(s. Would you havo
Ifo was interrupted. 'iho gi-I[
throw horsielf acro.S (Itho room in
to his lap, and141 as she hoild him inl
an iron ombrace, she stared into
Iis OYOS, an1d rapidy v3' VOCif'rted.
' Oh, yes-doublo bedstead
Withf all ily hea-t--mahogany so.
fits-bless you- parlor anld Icitch
on sots-my lovo- marble topped
cradlo-and, at !"
Tho astonished youth, partly
recovor-ing his snes, strovo to
pacify the xecited girl, and find
out, what, was tho mattor, with
As hto soothod0( her, sho hetld
tighter to him i, and betwoon ber
st uchs whiisporcd of love and funi
t.ur. Suspicionling that he had
boon mtis'ltlundersood, thet yountg
"'A.ngeli nto calm yourtselfC. You
diidnt't hoar mfo th rough. 1. was
about to ask if you would havo
"Ohi, yes, chtairst and--"
"EDo listont a nittnuto--would you
have m1o muarry Miss G ortrudIo 11
,oh' Ghi-scowv, or MNiss Enuna~t
P ,of fLexington ? You se0 1
amunl del(IcidCd, an d
likofc a catL arising from a hot grid
din that girl arose frotm off that
followv, and sheo poured hot epithets
upon him, liko scalding water
rushing from the spout of a 15ot
tIo On to a (dog's backc.
Said she: "You consarned in.
saunih, idIioti, grooni simleton,.
Wha~.t (do you roeckorn I Care who
you marry, you fool? You hubbor
l y, obtuse, tillapprociative, mu t
ton.hea edod(, Jack--oared
S3he stoppode(-ho was gone.
There is an agod colorod woman
in this toivn wvho does not bolio
in social equatlity, juldgin)g frotm
the way she talks to her boys:
"Ephriham, came hyar to yer
miuddor, boy. Whtar' you bitt ?"'
"Playin' wid do whito folkes
"YOU is oh ? See hyar, chtild,
you'll broke yor old1 mfuddor's
heart, and bring lbor gray liars ini
sorro' to deC grave, wocd your nock -
lum nonss ant' rings ott wed chl an
soassyashuuns. H abn't I riased( you
up do way you should ought to
"Hfabn't 1 bin kind ant' tendon
wid yout, an' troated you like mty
own chil, wvhich you is?''
"Hlabhn't I roozinied wVid you,
and praycd wid you an' deophored
do good Lordl to wrapj you in his
"Habn't I taught you to walk
in (10 broad an' narrow palt, an'
to shun God?"
"An' isn't I yer natral (detector
an' gwadljeoon fo die lawv 7"
"Well, don do you s'poso iso
gwmon to htab y'er miorals rutur.lted
by do white trash ? No salt ? Yrou
get in the htouso, dlIs inisoct ; an' if
I er cotchi you munticatini' wvid
(10 white trash arny more, fo God,
ntigg, I'll break yer brack head
wid a brick 1"
No chin is stronger thtan its
weoakost link. No word 18 stronger
than a wink.
Ant exchange alludes to an
editor's goose quill "cackling note"
A Scotch terrier, advetisedI in
Indiana, is "t ' wag taiL antd ,i
Post-offios werb first establish.
0(1 in France In 1464; in England
in 1581; in Germany in 1641.