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itt 'Ilrf.lilU s rota ■Vs:» Volume xiii. Helena, Montana, Thursday, May 29, 1879. No. 28 PUBLISHED EVERT THURSDAY MORNING. FISK BROS., - - Publishers. R. E. FISK, - Editor. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION. TERMS FOR THE DAILY HERALD. <; r Subscriber*» (delivered by carrier) per month. \i 00 BT M A II ! hie copy one month............................I *2 00 one copy three months........................ ft 00 one copy six months .......................... 9 00 tine copy one year............................. IS 00 TERMS FOR THE WEEKLY HERALD. One year........................................|5 00 c! x months...................................... 8 00 T ree months................................... 1 50 JOHN RIIEO'N TIIOrCallTM. I'l'he lollowing poem was written by Bayard Taylor several years ago. It Is very little known, but is characterizi d by such attributes of general worth and genuine poetical power as to be one of the highest chapters in the history of real American poetry :] There's a mist on the meadow below ; the berrlng trogs chirp and cry ; It's chili when the sun is down, and the sod is not yet dry; The world is a lonely place, It seems, and I don't know why. 1 se \ as I lean on the fence, how wearily trudges Dan, With the feel of the spring iu his bones, like a weak aud eluerly man ; I've had it many a time ; but we must work when we can. But uay after day to toil, and ever from sun to sun, Though up to the season's iront and nothing be left undone In ending at twelve like a clock, aud beginning at one. Thelrogs make a sorrowful noise, and yet it's time they mate, / There's something c mes with the spring, a lightness or el-e a weight ; There's something comes with the Spring, and i* seems to me its late ; It's hunkering after thelile that you never have learned to know ; it's tb • discontent of a lift' that is always thus and so; It's the wonderng what we are, and where we are going to go. My life is lucky enough. I fancy, to most men's eyes; for the more a family grows, theoftener ome one dies And it's now run on so long, it couidu t be otherwise. And sisler Jane and myself, we have learned to claim and yield ; she rules in the hoase at will, and I iu the barn and Held ; So, nigh upon thirty years!—as if written and signed and pealed. I couldn't chmge if I would; I've lost the how and when ; I hie day my Mine will be up, and Jane be the mistress then. For single women are tough, and live down the single men. she kept me so to herself, she was always the stronger hand, And my lot showed well enough when I looked around in the 'and * But I'm tired aud sore at heart, and I don't quite un derstand. I wonder how it bail been ii I'd taken what others need, Tin* plague, they say, of a wife, the care of a younger breed ? II Edith Pleasanton now were near me as Edith Reed? Suppose that a son well grown were there in the place ot Dan, And 1 fi H myselt in him us I was v hen my work began? I should feel no older, sure, and certaLJy more of a man ! A daughter, besides, in the house; uay, let there be two or three! We never ean overdo the luck that can never be, Ann what lias come to the most might also have come to me. w«4 I w* thought, when a neighbor's wife or his child carried away, That to have no Ions was a rain; but now—lean hardly sav ; He Heeina to po.-ses« them still, under the ridges of clay. And share and share in a life is, somehow, a different thing From; property held by deed, and the riches that oft take wing. I ieel no close in the breast—I think it must be the Spring. I'm dry'ng up like a brook, when the woods have been cleared around ; You are sure it must always run, you are used to the igiit and sound, dir But it shrinks till theic's only left, a stony rut In the ground. There's nothing to do but take the days as they come and go, \nd not to worry with thoughts, that nobody likes to show ; For people so seldom talk of the things they want to know. There's time when the way m ar y right. And then of a sudden clouded sight ; V bush seems otteu a beast, night. plain and every thing you stand like a man with a in the dusk of a falling I must move; my joints are stiff, the weather is breed ing rain, Mul 1 au is hurrying on with his plow team up the lane, ' '1 go to the village store; I'd rather not talk with Jane. Sermon on Tight Lacing. An out spoken English clergyman, the 11. 11. llaweis, recently called the wo nicn of his parish to task for criminal ig norance and thoughtlessness in tight lacing, "When the door," he exclaimed, "closes on ,,J i' light and splendor of the revel, tbe veil is •1» awn quickly across—the public are shut °'Jt ; but the true physician, of soul9 as well ** hoilies, will invite you to enter that gloomy «partmeut, and hear the stern verdict upon another which to-morrow may be pronounced on you : 'Death from natural causes !' Lay 110 such flattering unction to your soul. Death bom rut in the liver and corn on the heart, produced by tight laciug.' These are the very words of a leading physician of the day to me." The (iresn*!,) ed Muuktcr. Mr. Kroeger was tranquilly eating his breakfast a morning or so ago, when his boy broke the silence by asking üitn tor twenty five cents to go to the minstrels with that night. Mr. Kroeger promptly refused on the ground of hard times. Mr. Kroeger'a boy is more than a boy, and when he sets his heart on having anything, he generally succeeds iu getting it ; so, wheu his father refused to comply with his request, he moved over by his mother, and said : "1 guess I'll tell ma what the cook said to you last night." Mrs. Krueger's eyes flashed like two balls of fiie. "You're a nice man," she said sarcastically "to come borne and pet me and caress me, and call me your dew gemmed tulip, and then go and receive the caresses of the cook. You miserable frog-eyed runt, for two pins I'd go over there and rake your eyes out." "I, ah," stammered the lord of the manor, when his wife broke in— "Oh, yell, I'll I ah you !" and turning sud denly to the boy she demanded an explana tion. "Will you give me twenty-five ceDts ?" "Yes." "Give me the money first said the boy, "I'm opening the year on th«» C. ©. D. prin ciple." He got the money and relieved his mother by telling her ; "Last night cook came up to pa, and got pretty close to him—" "Ôh, you wretch," hissed Mrs. K. "And when she got beside him she smiled sweetly and said : 'Mr. Kroeger, the pota toes are getting low, and you had better get another sack." The boy got out as fast as possible, while Kroeger lifted his paper before bis face to veil the smile which made it look like a cal cium light. llow tbe Veto was Received iu Cblnn. San Francisco, May 21.—The following was received per ship North American, from Yokohama : "Hong Kono, April 9 —News of the veto of the anti- Chinese bill excites various and conflicting comments. Americans through out China express satisfaction at the rejection of so summary a plau tor disposing of the question at issue. Europeans merely evince surprise, having in most cases anticipated different action. The Chinese take contra dictory views even among them9elve9 and in the immediate neighbor of Hong Kong, the port of eru migrât ion, where frieuds and re lations of Chinese now in America reside. Much gratification is shown. The idea ap pears to prevail that future persecutions will be impossible, but there are uo indicatious of increased departures around Shanghai, and the populace are apparently indifferent and officials reticent. Private advices from Pe king warrant the supposition that the veto will not be received with unmixed pleasure. It is reported on good authority that tbe gov ernment had prepared for a contrary result, and intended to take advantage of the bill as a precedent for strong measures here. It is even probable that the the Chinese Minister in America was provided some time since with special instructions to announce retalia tory proceedings. Under tbe changed aspect of affairs the precise bill on this point will be difficult to discover. It is certain however that after learning of the passage of the bill by the House representative members of Tsung Li Yamen displayed feelings reverse to disappointment. Many foreign residents of Peking are convinced that the Government would lucre welcomed an excuse for initial ing extreme anti-foreign, or at least anti American, policy. These statements com municated in good faith and with perfect confidence in their accuracy, thongh it is Im possible to verify them with absolute certain !tIlcro»cope». The fellow who sells microscopes on the street will Ly to make you believe that all the water is full of millions of animalcules, and will exhibit specimens of the wriggling mites to your wonder and disgust. He's a fraud. He has carefully cultivated his small worms in spoiled flour, mixed with water, which has been exposed for insects to fructi fy. Good spring or well water, or even cis tern water, unless it has accumulated decayed vegetable matter, is absolutely lifeless. Wat er filled with animalcules is, however, often the cause of disease and death, and should be carefully avoided. AT THE GATE. And where were yon just now, Mabel V Where have you been so long ? The moon is up, and all the birds Have Bui g the r even in song ; 1 saw you loiiering down the path. So lonely and so late. Beyond the well and lilac bush, And hanging by the gate. I love to hear the birds, mother, And see the rising moon; And, oh ! the summer air is sweet Beneath the sky ot June. My cow is milked, my hens are cooped. And washed are cup and plate. And so 1 wandered out a while, To hang upon the gate. The gate ia by the road, Mabel, And idle folks go by, Nor should a maiden brook the glance Of eve y stranger eye. Besides, I thought I saw a cap— I'm sure you had a mate ; So tell me who was with you, child. Just hanging at the gate. Now you know just as well, mother. Twas only Harry Gray. He spofee such words to me to-night, I knew not what to say; And, mother, oh ! for your dear sake, I only bade him wait ; And mayn't I run and tell him now ? lie's banging at the gate. —[Harper's Magazine for J one. He Gol a Check. [Detroit Free Press.] He wasn't a man who could be classed with tramps, Outlet he was süubby, untidy and dead broke. "You see, my dear man," he explained to a Griswold street lawyer, "1 come of an excellent family, have worn dia monds aud broadcloth, and am iu my present fix simply because my fattier wouldn't lei me wed the girl I love and I ran away. I have concluded to return to him and ask his for giveness aud marry the heiress he has picked out for me. I need only five dollars. As soon as I return to Troy I will forwaid you a cluster diamond pin as a present. That's the style of a clothes-pin I am." The lawyer sat right down and wrote him a check for five dollars, aud he wouldn't even let the repentant young man return thanks tor it, No. If he could do a fellow man a good turn he was only too glad to do so. What was life worth living for but for its chances to make others happy ? "Just so—Heaven bless you—look out for the diamond pin," said the young man as he left the office for the bank. One minute before he presented the eheck he was all smile9. One %ninnte after the cashier had the paper a voire was heard say ing: "Tom Collins ! Who in blazes is Tom Col lins? He has no money here! You'd better jump out o' this or I'll have you in the cooler m about three minutes!" The young man jumped. As he went out he saw the lawyer across the 9treet. but he never smiled. He placed the check on the walk, spit on it and descended into a barber shop and asked it they knew of any citizen who wanted a competent man to take care of dog and do tbe marketing for the kitchen. --««W ^ --««W Tbe Down Hearted Man Wanted to nee It. [Detroit Free Press ] About 10 o'clock yesterday morutDg two men met ou feixth stieet aud began threaten ing aud calling each other uaiues. One final ly called the other a liar, and the two were about to grapple wheu a woman opened the door anti sai l : "Gentlemen, are you about to fight?" "We are!" they uuswered together. "Then have tbe kindness to wait a*mo ment," she continued. "My poor husband h is been sick for weeks aud weeks and is now just able to sit up. He's very down hearted this morning, aud it yen'll only wait till I can draw him up to the window I know that he will feel very grateful to both of you." She disappeared in the house, aud after one look into each other's faces the men smiled shook hands and departed together. A Barrel ol Potatoes From One Vine. [From the Colusa (Cal.) Sun.] A gentleman told U9 the other day that if 8 barrel with both heads out were placed over a potato vine, and the earth filled in around tbe vine from time to lime as it grew, that it could be filled to tbe top, and that it would produce potatoes all the way up; that on kicking the barrel over it would have a bushel or more of potatoes. Who has tried it ? Who will try it? ----- ^ - -, ►► m - -- To Clean Carpet«. Take one pint ot hot water ; add one table spoonful ammonia ; stir well together; with this solution use a little toilet soap, and it will remove all stain9 or grease spots from the finest carpets, without changing the color. To remove grease from a carpet and restore its colors, take a handful of crushed soap bark (Quillava) to a pail of water. Scrub the spots and sponge the carpet all over. Satlüfnctorlljr Settled. A young woman from Tannerville, Ga., married an elderly widower, but soon found herself in love with his son. The matter we« fully discussed and it was decided that the n'd man should procure a divorce and let his wi^e marry his son. This was accomplished by the aid of a svmpatbixfttig Court. 8ince then the aged gentleman has married his ex-wife's mother, and the entire family is happy. Vortex Smoke Rings. The vortex smoke rings have been exhibit ed by Professor Thompson to the British As sociation. A box about three feet square, having a circular hole about six inches in di ameter cut in its front face, and tbe back covered by n piece of tightly stretched can vas or linen, was employed. The vapors ot ammonia and hydrochloric acid were admit ted to the box, which soon became filled with the white smoke of chloride of ammonium. A sharp but gentle tap on the canvas back drove out a puff of tbe smoke, which trav ersed the room in tbe form of a beautiful ring. So great a velocity can be imparted to these vortex rings that, even when at a con siderable distance, they are sufficiently effect ive to extinguish candles. Snuff-Taking Girl«. We are acquainted with daughters whose snuff-bottles are concealed in their rooms, where they use the contents constantly, with out the knowledge of their parents We have seen at hoarding schools girls go into hysterics when deprived for a day or two of their snuff, and borrow tobacco from the ser vants as a substitute, until they could obtain their usual stimulant of Scotch or Macaboy, and we are well acquainted with three sisters —beautiful young girls, were it not for the sallow hue tarnishing their complexion—who are at present under medical treatment for derangement of the nervous system and di gestive organs, arising from the constant use of snuff.— Atlanta , 6a., Sunny South. DEVOTION OF A H I Ft:. ioe i uf.al with star ves. art?.I j ng, led Tbe intense devotion of h wife to her bus- hand was witnessed ia ibe recent execution ol Walter Watsuu at Newport, Vermillion county, Ind. Everybody but tbe poor wife believed tbe man guilty of the crime of mur- der. She refused to credit the evidence, and every day during his c mfinement and bis trial she ministered to ids comfo't. ^he took her babe in her arms, and went to In- dianapolis amt made an earnest appeal to tbe Governor in bis behalf, and even ascended to the scaffold with him when lead to death. A correspondent says: "To the clergyman who would have hindered her from mounting tbi scaffold, she said, 'When I married. I pro* !- ised to cleave to my husband, for bette* or for worse, and 1 am going to keep mv m a. ise, as far as God will let me.' Holding murderers hand—white, no doubt, in love-maddened eyes, as if it had d vur stained with blood—she ascended he amid a stilluess that was pain f «l'; > ;jj Two chairs were placed over tn he sat in one, she in the other, caressed hie hand, and then fell vulsively, on his shoulder, in t her heart-breaking grief the d» was a widow; and she sat the 9tony, tearless, despairing away by the Sheriff." --— *« i n »» ■ * — - -- - Another Change In the 4 s» pane»« Gov. i*rmu< < u(. San Franco* o, May 21. - rkohama ad- vices ot April 2d report auotur. change in the vacillating plans ol ♦' c J .panese Govern- ment respecting the tieaty revision. Two years ago it was dete-mi ued to negotiate uew treaties at the several capitals ot the treaty powers, beginning with the United fetales. The result of that initial experiment was so bad however, and the introduction of the final clause, tbe responsibility of which is now openly acknowledged by Japanese offi- cials, that the proceedings were stayed. Meanwhile the erroneous step alleged to have been taken by tbe Japanese envoy at Londou, who neither originated nor consented to the scheme for a general convention in that city, not to rearrange tbe term9 of the entire treaty but simply to alter the scales of the custom duties. The Japanese Government opposed such partial and imperfect revision, conse- quently the movement was repudiated and arrangements are now' in progress for a com- plete revision in Tokio, proceedings to begin this summer. No important results are hoped for, Japan having unfortunately be- trayed weakness and fear to confront the European States boldly by appending a con- ditional clause to the American treaty. The course of the Japanese Foreign Office, far from frank throughout the transactions, con- cealed the existence of the qualifying clause from the United States legation here. Then, owing probably to irritation produced by at- tempts made to attrioute it to outside influ- ence and agency, it was finally found neces- sary to make a frank avowal. In reference to the statement in the New York Times' Washington correspondent that the clause in question was inserted at the instance of Sec- retary Evarts it is desirable to state that the Japanese Foreign Minister has publicly as- sumed all authority, and Y'ashida, late envoy to Washington, declares that if any blame is attached Mr. Evarts must not be charged with it. ---- ** ------ ---- ** ------ Slit* W hi» Mut .und. [Cincinnati Enquirer.] Stay, Jailer, stay, aud hear my woe! She is not mad who kneels to thee; but on the contrary, I am a woman of very sweet and lovely disposition, as I can prove by a dozen witnesses, aud can stand a great deal. What I'm now, too well I know, and what I was and what I should be. Therefore, I'll rave no more in proud despair, nor tear my $40 hair; my language shall be mild, though per haps a trifle sad; but yet I firmly, truly swear, I am not mad, by gum, not mad ! My tyrant husband forged the tale which chains me in this dismal cell, in order to get possession of $40,000 that I have locked up in my trunk and marry that good-for-nothiDg Jones girl—a perfect fright compared with me. Oh, I could tear her eyes out, and his, too! My fate unknown, my large circle of friends bewail. Oh, Jailer! Haste that fate to tell, and if you should accidentally leave my cell-door unlocked, I'll give you $5.50, for I am not mad, I am not mad; but, great guns, stand from under when I get mad! He smiles in scorn and turns the key, the woman showing no disposition to increase her two dollar and a half offer, and the next day she was fined $3 and costs for drunken ness. Reported Convention of Bro. Rootlj. A correspondent of the American Israelite, writing from Baltimore, represents that Mr. Moody the revivalist, who has been laboring in that city, has met with a great change of heart or miud with respect to the Jews, and says that he has "given up the idea of mak ing converts amoDg them, for he now coLsid ers that the Jews are the best people in tbe country, and that their religion is like their goods, which they sell cheap, because they are satisfied with small profits." Philadelphia is a growing city. Her re ceipts of wheat in April were 1,480,600 bushels, against 353.400 bushels in April la9t year—increase, 1,127,200 bushels. The re ceipts of corn during tbe same month were 2,715,200 bushels, against 3,070,500 bnshels in the same period in 1878—decrease 355.300 bushels. Tbe receipts of rve increased from 54,700 bnshels to 153,500' bushels, and the most of it was taken for exportation. During last month 137,534 barrels of crude petro leum were received in Philadelphia, against only 33,590 barrels in the same month last year. All Sun». i j Alf "t*ld iai il.fi" —U m- fi il A '.natter*'/ *-ourse — a h»»r«e race Excuse hasie and a t* h< i pun. Per-hentoal «-«»me» «h* . .jf The sw ! e«*i *è/. The cat J;, tu; r cat- hcîh the small box's hair, Timb:oph.; stamps. 0 'een Vielt» wok's the tiling aie-iaes r 1 'cctor < f postage I« it a state it)9i magt .-trial i- rapidlx m-aiing its -iish man who tries to steal >1 is a as ile We scuttle: a boat at the bottom and a 'U?t* at ti>* top. The proof-reader often puis a different peut on the matter. A Detroit man is Sheriff of Leadville. expects to get full of lead. Its mortgages and its tell-tale City Directo ry are what make Chicago 111. Firemen's ball*» are like women's hair, be cause they always come off at night. A very cold season is predicted. Landlords say hotel registers will be kept open all sum mer. Even if all tlesh is grass, you cannot get a burned beef-steak to smell like new mown hay. Instead of calling your silver-haired friend an old dog, why not hail him as a grey hound. When a young man begins to be called a blade, there is always more or less steal about him. When you offer a tramp bread, and he makes a rye face, you can conclude he pre fers whiskey. A young lady's prayer-book is so heavy now that it takes a voting man to carry it home from church' Brown says that a married man sometimes finds himself to tie an April fool soon after the wedding March. When a young church sexton with a sweet heart heard any gossip, he always went straightway and told his belle. • A dispatch from Europe announces the suicide of an Italian nobleman. Great good ness ! who did he leave his hand organ to ? Debating elubs are anxiously worrying themselves over the problem which has the most bones, a $2 corset or a fifty cent shad. The New York Mail wisely remarks that every man h«»» two roads to happiness open to him. One is matrimony and the other isn't. Since the war everything has come down except the price of postage stamps. Where are the newspapers that do the nat ional fault' finding? When you observe a family sitting about the dinner table, each member bathed in tears, remember that the horse-radish season is upon ns. Jefferson said: "We seldom repent of heving eaten too little." He never went out to fi8b all day without taking breakfast be fore starting. The Salem Sunbeam describes misery as walking through a dry goods store xvhere there are about fifty young lady clerks who have nothing to do but look at you. ..... il I —I »► o»—---- Thimble«. Ala recent meeting of the British Archaeo logical Association, to statements made that thimble9 were of recent date, evidence was adduced to show that they were well known to the Romans. The earliest exam ples, however, in England and North Europe appear to have been of leather, one of that material being shown. It wa9 in use in County Cork so late as 1820. A large num ber of examples of brass, dating from 1500, were exhibited. They were mostly found in London, and some of the seventeenth century have inscriptions.— Athenoevm. ^ 1 * ita»*» ■ — New York Tribune: Stealing a State is the latest manifestation of enterprise in tbe Far West. The scheme seems to be fully organized. The Skate to be captured is the Indian Territory ; the thieves are various citizens of Kansas who are acting as the agents of several railroads which will be greatly benefited by the destruction and par tition of the Indian Territory Between one and two thousand of these persons have al ready passed from Kansas into the Territory, and are continuing to invade a region where they have no right to settle, in spite of the proclamation of the President. It i9 said that the Capital of the new Territory, or State, a9 these robbers hope soon to make it, has been chosen, and that they have even gone ont with a full outfit, for a newspaper. Further emigration is stimulated by the dis tribution of lying circulars, assuring the pub lic that the lands of the Indian Territory are open to settlement, thus tending to draw many ignorant persons into the movement. To appreciate the full enormity of this plot, it must be remembered that the Indian Ter ritory is sacredly reserved to the Indian tribes by the most solemn engagements, of treaty and of statute, on tbe part of the United States. This forcible raid upon it bv these railroads is simply an attempt to seize by violence what Congress has repeatedly refused to grant. If this outrage succeeds, tbe name of our Government will be made infamoo9. _ __ Tire recent Republican successes in the local elections of Indiana seem to indicate that a strong north wind is just now prevail ing throughout Hoosierdom.