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m .a ??'A . m -i/ -4*^ VOL. 58. WOODSTOCK, VA., WEDNESDAY OCTOBER, 2, 1878. NO. 52 SHENA?DAOH HERALD It VCBLIBHED WKIILT BY ?HENANDOAH HERALD PUBLISHING CO tW~ subscription Two Dollars year per payable in advaace. If not paid in advance, Two Dollar? nd Fifty Cents will be cbarged. All communications of a pnvats nature will be charged for a? a advertising. Job Printing' All kinds of Job Work done at abort notice am' at the most reasonable rates. I - - Professional Cards. "7 G. WYXKOOP, A T T O II N S Y AT LA ?', Office on Main Street Opposite the Court House. WOODSTOCK, VA. Will practico in the courts of Sbenandoah and adiacent counties. ?IT Special attention given to the collect;.sj ii Maims and all legal business I aawawawd to his care. Sept. Mb?tf. Will bb in Mi. Jackson on Thursday, Friday ?nd Saturday, before the 2nd Tuesday of each jBonth, at Dr. L. H. Jordan's Drug Store. Mosks Walton. M. L. Walton WALTON * WAI.TMX, ATTORNEYSAT LAW WOODSTOCK, VA. ??"MOSES WALTON" also practices iu the Coun? ties of Page, Warrer. ana Roekiiighar*. IIa\ing qua'.irted iu the District and Circuit ,'ourt? if the I'uited States, in Virginia. He is or? ]>3red to prosecute claims in said Courts.? jlivuig special atteu'i"U to cases in Bankruptcy. ALLEN & MAGRUDKB, ATTOUNLYS AT LAW, WO 01)8 TOC AT, SHENANDOAH COUNTY. Va. April, 29?tf JAS. H. '-WILLIAMS, ?*..,. MAMS, WM. T. WH.1 lASS w JILLIAMSifc BKOTHKK, ATTORNETs"?T LAW WOODSTOCK, VA. Practice In the Courts of Bhenan I iah, Rocking ham, l'?ge, Frederick and arren ConntsM 11 the Courts of Appeals of Virginia and in the 0. & District Court. Special attention given to the C'llecton of claims. H. H. RIDDLEBERGER, ATTORNEY AT LAW, WOODSTOCK, VA. ??''Will practice in all the courts:. Januarv. w ILLU11S A OP.AIHLI., nmJt I XdOBAXCTt AGESTS. WOODSTOCK, VA. W e are prepared to lusure property in the Yir Rln'a Fire and Marine luiurauce Company, and tue Lyucbburg Hanking and Ihhuh Company. Hoth are first class companies and insure at the usual premiums. GK ORGE R OALVERT, ATTORN Y AT LAW, Nkw MaivKkt, Va Id practice in the Circuit C^nrt of t-henau loah .'-ouaty, and in all the Courts ol ]'.'ckmghatn and .age Counties. 1 have made an arrangement with Messrs. Walton k. alton, Attorneys-at-law, by which any matt--: business at Woodstock ?11 receive attention vithout any additional charges to my clients. I have made the same arrangement with promi? nent lawyers in Boertoffbaa aud Page Counties. )S??<??Next doe? t/- Ur?>?i Volnel 4; Co's. Store. ?I us* 1 VALLEY CENTRAL HOTEL. Nearijf oppotiU On I E I? I X I! V It O. VlliUIXIA. JOS. F. IIOLTZMAN, - Proprietor. Th:a house is conveniently located and pleasant ?1 It tard?is by th? month at reduced rates. Transient customers hy the meal,d..y or week will be accommodated at rea- nable raie*. :ur and Limestone iprluff Lear ? the hotel. D H A- MARTIN. ?-l'KGEON ??JpBSiaV i'l.NTIST, Rotpectfully Informa the public that tie baa resumed the practice "i hla pro? fession orders lett ?it the ?tore <>i P. J. I*ravel, in Woodstock, will receive pro? mpt attention Jan. 13th tt Miscllutttons Card*. /^ KEEN'S MANSION HOl'SK. VT ALEXANDRIA, va IAMC8 QBEKN,.Paoauroa. la a r-'- -.a-.- hutel. iu every respect. The citi : Alexandria or Washington, and travelers going North orSouti), ?ill find this an agreeable resting place on the nute, a? :t 1I0M not reentre the early start by ?erenl hours as from Wash agton of Baltimore. Cars and steamboats Irla foi Wash? ington and return every honj from 1! A M.t o"\ P. M. Jan7-tf I M. HI*EY, CABINET MAKER' AND Undertaker ?>eps constantly on hand and for sale :.; : DKMTTJHI or EVERY MM KJP IMS. He has on hand an assortmact of Lounges, Chairs, Burea'is Ha il at ee da. Baiaa, Ward* rub.s. Wash-tin Is, rallies, Writing Desks and will always have his rooms Well-Filled. He will be prompt to furnish coffins at short notice. 1*T"A?1 vrork warranted fora reasonable time._?i JolT 25-tl. Ldiuburg, vi. t? 1UNSMITHING1 M. RIDDLEBAROKR HAVE returned my old tiaJe. anJ offer inv aeitieea to ay old friendi N B W GUNS ALW A Y 3 O N HANI? AND FOR SALE. Repairing neatly tad expediently done Aii kini? 01 material furnished, such as Bar el* Mountings, Locks, Triggers, cVc. ^?*Cash and Produce for ?orh M UDDLYBARGE R. mar 31. H70. ? |j\ ILS0N6 HOTEL. WOODSTOCK Va. w Enlarged and bfrt??y improved AMPLE ACOOMMOBATIOXS IX? i ?it Inoreaitetl Demand?) or Public PATBON AGB. Tn!? hotel ha* tieen reeeatlf Improved by t!.-?rwtion of a hrick addition to tin building which will give eoaarderablT mom room, and aiTord amule accommodation for Se traveling public. THE TABLI ?ill l>e well Mpplied at all ti nos with the be;t the mark, t afl'ords. ftnd no pains shall he spare I to satisfy the wants ofgaetti in this department. THK BAR will h.'stocke! nith the best Liquors. A full supply 0f WilsoiTi pure Rye whisky, (the only home-made whisky t Ilia the cou aty,) can bt found bv IkOM wishing a pure artnle for imhfaj purposes. Jurors attending court will be for their feei per diem, and their certificates ttk?n in payment if desired. Charges ' Modern V? A call respectfully solicited. R?BKRT WILSON. Mar 1 t THK ORIGINAL I'URE NORWEGIAN COD LIVER OIL Thtt OH nnlttta otkunti not tlie fishy r;mci(l.di-:i^ipeab!f Raa\?llinf and worse. taatlu ?trtiele, but as a pure, bland, Irtish Oil. without, any iirimiiturr. easily Kooepbtat ami retalnod by the most delicate stotnaeli. 'tnd DMMMall th? nodical properties aiwl edit icy in to a much greater deifi'.'c IhaUOJ Othor COD LIVER OIL miiWesit mo9tT;iIii?ible for patients or invalids requirin? the use ol COD LIVER OIL. For-snleby may 10?ly. B. SCHMITT, Drrif-jis, COTJJSrTY DIRECTORY. COUNTYJUDGE. G. R. Calvert, - - ? Sew Market COMMONWKAI.TIl's ATTORNEY. H. H. Kiddleberger, .... Woodstock < lilil? OV THF. COURTS. George.WMttey, .... Woodftnk ?innnr. Wm. H. Rice, .... New Market DEPl TIES. loaiea sti-kl-.-y, ... - ?mimr*. 1' Hoehow,. Wood*to< k. Oee-W.Win le, Edlaburg. K. W. Windle. " T. J. Burke,.New MaAet. John K.Rice,. " D. F. Si-iker,. S?um?vil.c, 1 IJKASlREH George W. Koonlr, - - Woodstock. COMMISSIONERS CF UEVENUE. OrcirgeC.Hamrr.an, - - - Wocdstnck. Oeo J. Graud-taff, .... Edinburg. Christian Miller, .... Mt Ottfton. SURVEYOR. William Tisinger, .... Mt. Jackson. SUPERINTENDENT OF POOR. J. B. Sbeffler, .... Menrertown. SUPERVISORS. Jas. II. Sibcrt,.Mt. Olive. Rhode* ...- Saumsville, John Hausenfluck, .... It. M. Lautz,.Edinburg. t?n Unker,.Mt. Jackson. R. 0. Bowinau,.New Mark, t PMRISB PHYSICIAN. Dr. R. Grave?, - ? Maurertown. OVERSEERS l'OOR. Eduard Zea, - . - - stt B. v. t:. Clower, - - - Wo Nlmrod Bowman, - - - Beten Fountain?. s. M. I.autz, - ? - La"' Ihm I Allen, - - Hawkinetown. C. E. Rice, - - New Marin t. NOTARIES PUBLIC. n.8. Henkel, - - - New ] Geo. B. Calvert, ... ?. F. Kagey, - Jacob Lautz..Rant. Joe. T. Krouk, ... TomV Oeo, A Hopp. - - - >-': P, W. Magrnder .... \\ (.;? o. M. liorum ... " Joseph Perry, - . Mt. Jackeon Wm. Tisinger, ... L. Irijilett, - - - Mt 1 Ja-". II. Blbert, - ? - Mt. Olive. Henry Jdiumg?. .... Edinbttrg, Jos. It, Miiey, ? - - " JUSTICES (T IHK PEACE. Dato Dir.?Dr. G. A. Brown, Obed Funk ami Jno. II. Snarr. Stonkwm.l.?J. H. GrabUlJJEll C Wlntaker. Joncrro*.?J II. Rodcffer, Martin Btricklcr, Leri il. Coller?. Mamsos.?Samuel C, Carnibtll Ja: CoffCDI l:er. * HIT ? 8eml, Uaniniau, Samuel I R. Ml 1er. Lke.?M.W. a D. P. Zirkle, lohn M. Pence. CON.-TA! ! ! a Isaac Painter, - Btrarabng. D. H. Qochenonr, P. H. Grandetaff, Thoa. ?'. Burke. - - Ne? Hiram Bau.-ernian, ... Wcothtock, SUPERINTENDENT ?l 8C1I001 B. J. H. Grabill, - ? - W g( HOOt TBCSTEES. Davis,?G. A. Brown, Harrieon White,Jno. II Snarr. BioxrwAXL.?Joe. Doll, D. F. Bpiker, Jac s Seigle. Johnson.?E B. Shaver, Danie! Bmunan, Sil., Manch. MaI'I-'.n,?Joe. Comer, Philip i Scbmncker. Ashbi.- Joeeph Perry, A. j. Myers, H, i:. C ' man. I.EE.-G. M. Tidier, J- II. Kagey. Mark Th ROAD COMMISSIONERS, uHockman - - - Mt.Ollve, J teph Ma] :..-. - - - Ei - Abraham it.,>< - - - Edit! sami. C. Smnel r Cohnnbia P B wman, - H MarkThomaa, .... Foreetville. SHKXANDOAU COUNTY BANK. Walton, - - ?'H -, lent, U. Bonun, - - <'? J. W. Magrnder, - t. Caahier, NEW MARKET BANK. JohnG.Xeem,.Pretident. David F. Kagey, ..... Caabler, COMMISSIONERS IN CHANCERY. Ci'irnr COUHT.?P. Vf. Magrnder, E. E. Stick bsy, I. Hite hint, E. D. Newman. Cooxri C'.ikt.?p. W. Magrnder E, E Ftkk ley, L. Triplet*, Jr. COMMISSIONER OF ACCOUNT?. P. W. Magrnder ... Woedxtcck Vi Adterii;emcntt. C^KNTllAL HOTEL j Niw MARKET, VA. .Mus. S. IIoi.rz.MAN, Prop ristres. Bavin*, folly nutted and repaired th known H >iel it is now open for tbe reception ? ? toeeta an i boarder*. Rev Market ii surrounded by a number of exoeBent springs among whicb are Sulphur, Chalybeate, I ; 1 amid tbe mopt beaut.lu! and piutuieeqne seenry.?Peraona in the cities de Kiriug a few weers >f e,>uutry air, witb quiet eom fort, at reasonable rate?, will be accommodated. The table wUl be an eapedal cere ; the Bar rap plied ?lu? choies Uqn is, and th* Bteblea | '.ntb best ,if provendi r. B HOLTZMAN Feb. r? tf. 1825. 1878. OLD DRUG STORE, K WOODSTOCK VA established about 1W> by Dr. John O. .SihmiC. B. SCHMITT- - - Proprietor DEALER ITST Drugs, Medicines. Glass, PAINTS, OILS, Varnishes, UTE STUFF, PERFUMERY, BOAP8, BRUSHES. Fancy-Ooods, Stationery, etc., etc ALSO CANDY, WUTS. PHI I'liVc $eg* As cheap as the cheapest, ""tBa Purity anil Iidiubilttij of goods always guerranteed. Preecrijition? care? fully compounded at all bourn. BARBOR * HAMILTON, Louisiana Avenue Washington, D. C. We have connected with our Wholesale Or,?, ry and Liquor Business A COMMISSION DEPABTME5T URDIR TaU MANA(?EMI NT 09 A. E PHILLIPS, for the gale of Flour. Grain, Hay, Lumber Fggs, Butter, cheese, Potatoes, Poultry, in fact, all kind, of Country Produce. All evnsigumeiiU will receive onr best attention and prompt returns made for the same. Mr. R. F. tCNoX, formerly of Alexandria, Vs., will give hi- personal attention to the Virginia and nervism! trade. Kespeetfullv, Apr, U "l>r. BARUOl'RA I?IYT)X POE TiCAL. am mu vita wklcojie. Oh! mother, and sister, and wife, While you ?riera o'er the ills tliat yn bear, and charga all tho woes of your sorrowful life To bim who should lighten your caro; Think )'. une. The husband, Um lather, the son? For the povtrt] I iJ ? rj, sorrow, or shame, That bavt followed you, one li y ' Did yon always ,<rcot with teligbt, His coming pool lalior to r Did you welcome him home a? noon, or at night, As'you ?ral?ame tas atrangeT gneatl And when became homi with a sigh, Because thote was nothing to do, And cpoke of the t-f??ou of ?diene? nigh? Did bis heart receive comfort from you? Did yon meet him with coldness and scorn 1 Did torn answer nil plaint ?tab a aaaarl Though you huew that his soul was with agony torn At the prospect so glo ray and drear? How sad, when at tie oloaa of the day The home?aril-boiiLd hurriul f!.". To bear the i OOT. deso?ate, loiterer - "Ihere's nobody wa.tiug forme?" Ob! th'uk of the terils that ?ait, Always wait in adversitj's court, For the husband, tlio son, or the 1 Fato lias marked for her pllile-?s a] OTtl Be kind to bitn, tbeu, in the hour, When his soul is with sorrow i i>?? i - Wheu clouds of miafortun? and misery lower Make home his ewe* t haven of ren LITTLE LIZZIE. 'If they wouldn't let hi? have it!'?said Mrs. Leslie, weeping. '0, if they wouldn't sell him liquor, thcre'd be no trouble ! He's, one of tiio best of men. when he doesn't drink. He neverl liquor into the house; and he tries bard enough, I know, to keep sob', r; but he cannot pass Ji nk's tavern.' Mrs. Leslie was talking with a sym? pathizing neighbor; who n sponded by saying that she wished the tavern ?? burn down, and that, for her part, didn't feel any too good to apply Arc to the place herself. MrsL - ? Bighcd, and wiped away the tears wilhhei ed aprou. 'It's bard, is,1 she murmur? cd, 'to see a man like Jcnks growing rolar and richer every day out ol the earnings ol poor working nun, whose families are in want of bread. For ev? ery sixpence that goes over one is made poon r--t< is given a tbiob of pain.' 'It's a downright shame '.' exclahm d the neighbor, indignantly. 'It 1 my way with the lazy, good-fcr-noth ingjftllow, I'dsec that he did thing u.-e ul if it was the mad. Were it my busband instead of yours thai In i nliced into his bar. depend on't he'd - blc.' While the com. rsalloti w i a little girl, not over It n years of age, ig attentively. Aft? r a w lile she went quiet); room, an '. throwing her apron over her head, her way. uuobservi d by 1. i m the road. Where was little Lizzie going? 1 wasapurp. in her mind?she i on a mission. 'Oh, if they wouldn't sell bim liqu ear? nest, tearful words ol her mo'her had filled lier thought. If Mr. Jcnks wouldn't sell her father anythii drink, 'there would be no more trouble, ' How simple, how direct the remedy.? She would ^o to Mr. Jcnks aud ask him not to 1? I her lathi r Lave anj more liquor and tin n all would be well again. Art 1 -. ! And ihfc was hi : m'ssii Tin - uks, ll ? laziest man in Millanville?lie ivas too lazy to work, and then on went to tavern keeping?stood nearly a quarter of a mile from the poor tenement o< by the Leslie-, Toward this point, un? der a hot, Bultry sun, little Lizzie made her way, her mind bo filled with its pur? pose that was uuconscious ol heat or fatigue. Not long ht fore, a traveh r alight? ?1 at the tavern. Aft< r giving d:n to have his hoi ?es P d, he < ntt red the bar-room and weut up to where J stood behind the counter. ?llave son? thing to drink:-' inquired the landlord. 'I'll take a glass ol water, if J ou please.1 Jenks could not hide the indiffi reuct at once felt toward thestrangcr, Verj deliberately he set a pitcher and glass Upon : . and then turned part? ly away. The stranger poured out a full tumbler of water, and drank it oil with an air 0 ion. 'Good water thai of yours, laudlord.' he said. 'Il '.-;' w;i- rcturocd somcwbal un courteously. ?Never drink Water by itself.1 A' . ,1 tliis |K. winked to ene ofbii good customers, who was lounging it ilie bar. in fact, It's -o long since ? drank any water, that! forget bowii tastes. Don't von Lcsl V The nun to whom this was ad ed ?as not so lar lost toaban He blushed and linked confused, as a< replied : it mlghl ? u-, il we had not lost our relish for pure wa? ter.' 'A true wind spoki n, ni?, fri? ud!' said the stranger turning to ilie man. weose swolen visage patched, thread? bare garments too plainly told tbcstorj al bis sa 1 li c. 'Wat< r, pure watt r, bright water,' that is my motto, li never swells the face, nor inflami i eye, nor mars the countenauce. It?at? tendants are health, thrift and happi It lakes not away the childri n'a bread, nor the toiling wife's garment-. Water!?it is one of God's cfa bleselncsl Our friend, the landlord, here sa\s he has forgotten how il i and you have lost all r< lish for the re? freshing draogbt ! Ah, this is ? eonCessiou?one which the angels might *?< ep to bear.' There were two ?>i three Customers in tbe liar besides Leflie,to whom ihiawas addressed; and all ol them -in spite of the landlord's angry and sneering coun? tenance?treated the stranger with at tpntion and respeel. Hcting this, Jciiks could not restrain himself; so, coming Iran behind his bar, he advanced to h'.s side, and laying his hand quite r ly on his shoulder, said,m a ytcrcnip manner : here my friend! If you about making a temperance lecture. can adjourn to the Town Hall or Methodist Chapel; The stranger moved aside a pace tWO, soth.it the hand of JenkS m fall from bit ? -, ron, and then said m ly: There must be something wrong Ik il a man may not speak in praise of ter witho.it giving offence.' i .-aid you can adjourn your lectu T!i" landlords lace was now fin ry r and he spoke with insolence and pa ion. 'U, well, as you are the president the meeting. 1 suppose we must let y ex, reise an arbitrary power of aljou m ut,' said the stranger, good hum cdly. i didn't think any one had strong a dislike for water as to cousu itt pnflsQ an insult. At this moment a child stepped ii the bar-room. Her little face was flu ed, and great beads of perspiration Wi slowly moving down her crims cheeks. Her step was elastic,her mi ner earnest, and her large, dark e; bright with an eager purpose. S glanced neither t? the right nor the h but walked up to the landlord, lifted him her sweet, young face, and said, that thrilled cver> heart 1 his : 'Please, Mr. JenkS, don't sell pa ure liquor!' ?Ulf home with you. this instant !' ( claimed Jeuks, tie' crimson of his fa deepening to a dark purple. As . be advanced toward the chi] with hi- Landed lifted in ihrcalnlng i . titude. ?n't, Mr. -I' nks,' persist the child, not moving from where s : stood nor taking her eyes from the Ian lord's countenance. 'Mother says you wouldn't sell him liquor there'd do trouble. Lie's kind and go I to all wh( n he dot sii't drink.' 'Off, 1 say!1 shouted Jcnks, no maddened beyond self-control; .uni ! baud was about descending upon tl httlc one, when the stranger cough t h i:i i.'.- arms, exclaiming, a- he did s with deep emotion: ?(,,?1 bles tbe child ! No. li". pr led; 'don't fear bin Plead for your home. Your petitio must prevail. lie cannot say nay tooi of the little one?, whose angel? do nl Ways behold the fare of their Father i - tl.e child,' addc the stranger, in a choking v. ere. ?( that the father from whom she has com on this touching errand, ware preset] 1:' there, wi re an\ thins; of man h "'d left in bis nature, this would aw., ken it from its palsied slei p.' 'Papa, ('. papa, now cried the child o.: forth h< rhands. In the nex moment -he was clinging to the of'her father, who.with bis arms claspei tightly around her, stood weeping act mingling his tears with those now rain? 's eyes. W !.;.! an oppressive stillness pervad id the room! Jcnks stood subdued an< bewildered, his state of mental confu i ly enabled him to compre bend the full import ol the scene ; tht Btranger looked on wonderingly, yc (1, i ply affected. Quietly, and will moist eyes, the two or three drinkini customers, who had been lounging in j the bar went stealthily out: and the i landlord, the stranger, and the fathei ; and his chile,were left the only inmates , of the loom. 'Come.Lizzie dear! This '.- no place for us,'said Leslie, breaking the deep Bill lu''. ?We'll go home.' And the unhappy inebriate took h'.s ': v the hand aiel led lu r toward the door, lint the little one held back. 'Wait, papa, wait !' she said, ile ret, ( >.I wish be wwuld promise. 'Promise her. in Heaven's namr,'said ranger. Tromiss!'sa?d Lhslie, in a s'.ern, yet Solemn voice, a- he turned and fix* ! e ! hi- eyes up.in the landlord. if I do promise, I'll keep it!' rc I turned Jenks, m a threatening tone, as he m t?rm d the gaze of Leslie. 'Then, for God's sake I'romiseV cs c'a m d Leslic.in a half-despairing voie 'Piomitt ajul I'1' '"? Kur?,1 'Be it sol May I be cursed, if eve I sell you a drop of drink at thin ba while I am the landlord o.' the Stag BUI Hounds '.' Jenks spoke with an angry emplia ?(??d be thanked!' murmured lb< inkard, as he led his child away 'God be thanked! There is liopc lo me y el. ' Hardly had the mother ofLizzie miss? ed In r child, ( re -he entered, leadinj her falber by the band. 'O, mother!, she cxclaimck, with a jov-lil countenance, and In a voice ol exultation, 'Mr. Jenks has promised!' 'Promised what !' Hop.' sprung up in her heart on wild fluttering wings, bet face flushed, and thou grew deadly pair. ? ! panting for a reply. Thai be would never sell me another glass ol liquor.' said bet husband, A pair of thin,while hands were clas| - ed quickly together, an ashen face was turned ?upward, tearless eyes looked their thankfulness to Heaven. There Is hope yet, Ellen,' said Les? lie. 'Hope, hope ! And 0, B 1i erd, yon have said the word.' "Hope, through our child. Innocence has prevailed over vice nml cruelty.? She came to Iba strong, evil, passionate. loan, find in lier weakness and innoecnec pic vailed over bim. God made her (i orleaeand eloquent.' A vearaflerward the stranger eamr ?gain that way, and stopped at the BUaj and Hound.-:. As before. Jeokl wa? behind his well-Iilled bar, and drink customers came and went in numlx Jenks did not recognize him until called for water, and drank a full tt blcr of the pure liquor with a hearty zc Then he knew him, but feigned to ignorant ol bis identity. The stran;. made no reference to the scene he I witnessed there a twelve month bcf< but lingered in the bar for most of I day. closely observing every one tl came to drink. Leslie was not amo the number. 'What has become of the man a the little girl I saw here, at my lastr it to MUanville*1 said the stranger spei ing at last to Jcnks. '(Joue to the demon, fer all I car was the landlord's rude answer, as turned off from his questioner. 'For all you care, no deubt.' s? the stranger to himself. 'X'cn oft speak their real thonghts in a passion 'Do you sec that little white cotta away off there, just at the edge of t wood? Two tall poplars stand in front Thus spoke to the stranger one wl had heard bun address the land lord. i do?what of it V he answered. 'The man you asked for lives there. indeed!' "And what is more, if he keeps on ? he has begun,the cottage will be all li own m another year, Jenks, here,dosrj feel any good blood for him, as youm: well believe. A pool man's prosper! is regarded as so much loss to him. Lcsl is a good mechanic?one of the best Millanville. He can earn twelve dolla ' a week, year in aud year out. Two hui dreddollars he has already paid on bl cottage, andas he II that much riebe thinks himself that jnuch poon ?lor all this surplus, and more t< would have gone into his till if Lcsl he! not quit drinking.' 'Aha, I see! Well, did I you call him, ever try to get a drill nee the landlord promised u< v, to let him I.aye another drop.' Twice, to my knowledge.' ?And he refused bun?' 'Yes. If you remember, he said, i ? ?'.'May I be cursed, if I sell hit : another drop.' i renn mber il very well.' 'That save; or Leslie. Jenks : superstitious in some things. II wanted to get his custom again?for was well worth having?and he was ac tually handing him the bottle once, whe I saw it and reminded him of his seit ilion. lie Im sitated,looked ?rigid cued, withdrew the bottle from th counter, and then, with curses. rJrOVi i. ."in his bar-room, threatening at the same time to horsewhip him i ever be ?t over his (hreshboli again.' i'ooi drunkard? !' mused the strange ' as be rod,- past the neat cottage of tin reform d m in a roupie of hours after ward, 'As the case now stands, yet ill only save as by lire. All law.ah proti ? lion is on the side of those whe are engaged in enticing you into siu and d ?fr tying you; body and soul. Tu t'i irevil work they have free course II it : ir you, unhappy wretches, aflei t'i \ h iv ? robbed you of worldly goods, ??i n manhood itsi If, are provided prisons and pau| ? 1 And for your children'?a dark shadow swept o,' r lh( stranger' 1 a shudder wen I lltrought hi- frame. '( 'an it be a ry in which I live, and such things darken the Very sun at noonday?' lie added, as he sprung his horse into a gallop and rode swiftly on? ward, 1 Hard Test Ten or a dozen men were enjoying the not weather which baked the shingles on a ferry dock saloon, yester? day, when a stranger stalked in and in? quired of a bar-tender. i "Haveyou any mint?' 'Yes, sir,' was the reply. ?And you have sugar, lemons, brandy gin, and .-o forth ?' i have.' The Stranger turned round to the crowd, noted the ^sudden increase of interest hi each face, and kindly said: ?Gentlemen,' continued the strauscr m a plaintive tone, "don't be backward. Juleps wait for all. Every one of yo who is known as a liar will pleas stand up.' Not a man stood. The Stranger' face betrayed keen disappointment a he o d a rousing big 'mint' for him self, and not .t word was spoken in tin place while he slowly sipped the coolini liquid through a Straw. When lie ha< finish? il be wiped his mouth and said: 'Well every tru'hteller in the crow? will now siand up." Each man rose up with the protnpt ofa soldier. 'And sit down agam,'aoftly said tin. man as he made for the door. They would have sat down on him, hut great truthtellers are poor runners, Tin; Ai i:\i:i.i. Man. -A mothci ami her lale were among the many ngcrs waiting at a Western depot recently. Wie had a child carefully wrapped up. and this fact attracted the attention of a bio fellow with a three story overcoat and a rusty satchel in bis ham', tutting down beside her he re? marked: ?l old weather for such lillle people, isn't ?t?' She faintly nodded. ?Does he sceaa. to fael it much :?' con tinned the man. She shook her head. 'Is it a healthy childf lie asked, seemingly interested. 'He was up to a few moments ago1 she suapped out ; 'but I am afraid he Ins sun Ucil so muc'x wlii?key around here thai, he'll have the delirium tremeftS before niahl?' The man <;ot right up and walked out of the room and was nfo.waros seen buynigclovei, Fishing; for Fun. I landed my lirst pickerel the first evening we were 00 Lake Minnetoka. I am not a skillful fisherman. I told the boys I could do a little plain fiel but I didn't want to be set down for anything with any km,I of flatting, embroidery, knife plaiting, or anything of that kind about it. I fished from the shore, by tbe side of a veteran li.sln.r roau, Mr. A. K. Duulap, of Tita-. He knows every fish in the lake by name. He can tell by the movement of the tine what kind of a fish is at your hook. Sometimes they run av ay with my line, it's a pickerel,'shouted Mr. Dunlap. in intense excitement. 'A big fellow. Take out your lines,1 he yelled to the rest of them. 'Give him plenty of room? Play him !' he shrieked at me. 'Let him run! Keep your line taut! Don't give him an inch of .-lack! Look out! Don't let him de that again! Let him run! Now, bring him in this Look out! Don't let him do that again!' By this I was so excited I was on the point of throwing down the pole and ru-hing out in the lake, intending to run the fish down and kick it to death. I screamed to Mr. Duulap : 'You take the pole and land him, I never can.' He refused. He turned and hurled his own polo, lance, fashion, into the woods. ?Here!' he shouted, nulling down the bank about twenty feet below me. stooping down and spreading ou arms. 'Here ! Now ! Bring him in here through the shoal water! I'll get him? Careful, now ! Steady! Ah ? ' And tlip flap, I had him on the shore. lie was a beauty. A little suuii.-h. about three and a half niche-. It was a long time before we said anything. Mr. Dunlap climbed a big! birch tree, in the top of which his polt had lodgt d. and we re-umed our fl !'. lently Charley Armkoecht coo ami 1 sad : 'How fun?y the frogs sir.nd over in the marsh.' And then we laughed a long tin.', at the frogs. \. long, long time, and very heartily. They were very Umuy But Mr. Dunlap fished on very heartily, by and by he said the fish wouldu't bite when there was much noise, So we held our hush aid the ti-h bit. licit they didn't bite any of us | vory badly. The fishing is excellent almost any? where in the lake. That ev< nil the upper lake one of the boj? i ame huge pickerel. When we came to count the fish, howeVer.it appeared that he had caught one pickerel nine : it was a very large fish, and they are going to lia ve its skin dried whole fora spectacle-cause. I caught more fish than any one else in the paty, but lb y were all. with one exception, catfish, and I learned, to my amazement, that I had riiagra and the lake.? Why isn't a fish a fish, I'd like to know - m ??? ? ? Hot? a lesmg Scamp was Trapped, Dr.T.C Mad?lux was out drivin ?.v. and a ?in- setter dog who o ft t n ; ?, m uns trottin alongsid ?? A ipni ;? ;' c ty he missed tl animal. I i a collar around il neck with bis name < n it. he , his mind that it would he returned. While driving home he s;iw seven boys, and one of them was leading dog which had a rope tide to its collai The boy who held the rope hailed hin with. 'Say, mister, don't you want t buya dog?'andas Dr. Maddux drev up at the sidewalk, he recognized hi misting setti r. 'Whot will you take for him. my lad? said the doctor. 'Well. 1 gut M l.e's worth a couple o dol?an ain't he ':' said tl) 'All right,'said the doctor, 'I'll giv< you two dollars for him, but I haven' got it in change, dust jump in and driu down the street a little ways.' The boy ami dog jumped in. Tin dog pranced around his master's tee and seemed ?^uiteoverjoyed. 'Mather seems to like you.' sai 1 tl.? boy; "takes to yen friendly all of r sudd) n.' 'Uh, yes,' said the Doctor, 'Am'l you sorry to los? him ?' 'Wouldn't sell him for the world.' said the boy. 'only mam and dad won't let me keep him home. I got that collar and put my name on it just a Utile while ago. That's worth a dollar by itself.' Here the carriage drew up in front ol 'A ?? station, hut the hoy did not know what bUt.Jipg it was. '.lust bring your dog in.' said Dr. Maddux, entering and holding open the door While the inn.cent y.img rascal walked in and was thunderstruck when, altera few words of explanation, be was locked up. He begged hard to ?jet oil", ami in consideration i youth Justice Peters dismissed him with a repriman h /-' rtt? 11 I Where education lias been entirely neglected or improperly managed, we sec the worst passions ruling with un? controlled and in ??? N ml - raj . sense de... iier.ites into irait and anger rankles into malignity. Restraint, which is thought most salutary, comes to* late and the most judicious admo? nitions are urged iu vain. An old Irish soldier who pr d d bin - self upon hi* bravery, said he had fought in tbe bat tie of Bull run. When asked if be retreated and made good his e?capc, as others did on that famous ?hm, he replied,'Be ?Jabere, th? e that didn't run are there yit.' What rile? a country postmistress is to have a postal card come to the office w nttea ti Vt The I: on Heard <i Lover. In the Ii'.r crowd of ex, ursiouisl ? n tie- City 1!.'! steps for a n ?t. the' other '1 ly cellent length of legs, a'.cl a girl wit!; sixteen auburn curls hanging around her bead. They had scar i I ? selves and lock? I II 'li .sie; cautiouslj observed : town*' ??.' ie- repli? I. thing afire w< started I promised mother not to let you drink any sida water, it's the worst thing in world tobring on co-urn, She was quiet for a moment, and pointing to the left, roma that Sarah is eating p i they have p i uiuts in I ?\\ ail. yes; but your mother caulioued nie the last Ciing not to buy p , for you. The shucks arc apt to g< your windpipe. The Queen of Hi was choke! to death in that ???? Pretty soon a boy i cue along with some fiuit, and the young woman obliged to say : 'Them appli ?'Y' s. th i' do," lover, "but i pi at the depot not '? ? I uy any fru you. Tie n . : cil t:., - The young m in I to take comfort n iuno ei nil;. : 'When I came up with Jim, I of en 'Yes. ami what wa light out li i or .?' She had got down I . i can ' . .t.ft I? 21 'Wall, no, not exactly.' I. _';i me an ap| look : -ay that.' a. warmish water, if anj ! Y a sot nd I'll borrow a dij per somewh of and it wa aud a hah . 1 her. Rehfleu Caeerfalness, crfulnes? . God, ai.d : buman society. let the ci. train; ? ? r of tic g (?pel break forth and shiuc in the daily walk and conversation of all who prof.??, faith in It. Try it for a day. I be? - rve yourself in . n easy and . mind. Be but for one day. instead ol a Are ? , the Bun worshiper ol a clear Belf in. aid compare the day in which you have ro it< d oui tin '?' satisfaction with that on which you have allowed cheerfulness to grow up. and you w.ll lind your h art open to every raolivi. s tur . hem d, and your breast armed with a panoply again? : truly you will wonder at your own improvement. Cbecrfulut -? i litest in the days ol trial. Jeremiah snug ? - in the dungeon. John beheld the brightest visions of Now Jerusalem iu Patmos. Bunyan wroh bis "Pila Progress" ina dungeon. Lutliertrans? lated tbe liible while iu prison. . is great in.. * ver in Christian cheerfulness on those who witn i from without. It i- lunsbiuc and drip? ping clouds, a Sabbath heart ?u a week day body, and Sabbath speech amind the dialect of Babel. It is bi . when all aioii'.i 1 it is blackest. When our natural affections cease tiuir music, we then hear .songs from the -kv as unutterable nielo.lies, which cur ear hath not heard ; when the world is all gloom, a !?? - out of every pebble, and sees the as arteries al tng which pul felicity reach him. He cau with Kabbakkuk, ??although the f? tree shall not bl her shall fl .m the vine ; the labor ot the olive shall meat ; the docks shall Dfl CUt Off from the field. and there be no herd in : yet I will rejoice in the L trd, I will joy in the God of my salvation." Among able. It make- the person who ? happy aud useful. a the Lmd always, again I - ." B ;1, th,. ?'lie g rl who was eating her ,1 ;,;,, r ; Lhe gold the sun fell upon h rs| pul the spoon to her mouth, exclaiming "Oh, ma! 1 bave ?How d a who! ? spoonful of sunshine !" ?day Ihn - : "Sever be hasty to check a child's talk, children not only ? ans speak the ttulb, butach way of thinking of a subject . mg of II is otten so fresh that a man may learn from if. Out of the mouths of babe* may come wisdom." D re - patience to di a! with children, urn it is generally well repaid. ? ??? ? ?D , vou know what bulei asked a man of an old farmer. 'I h| I d d ' laid the granger 'but Hie bull wasn'tdozin-: he WM only km; k'ng me believe, and. being in the middle of a forty-acre lot. I naturally bad to make pretty quick time l" reach the hace ahead of him' The mother bad cut her little daugh balr to make 'bangs.' Surveying l;i-1- own woik. she said: 'Bessie, yes? terday you looked as if you had no sense. To-dat you look la il your 'mother had none'. SHEMAMDOaHHBRj Aatrertlttita? ?uto*: ' 1 at Oni , l ire of BM Hu m, or iasj, for th? fin M ut lnae ' ' 'tionsbe mark t, it .v.111),: published until Ati'i ??;.. >' fo'timn will ?? liai rioo. t?*1 ? -lit.i* 0- ?Olli . sssssa?y? ??i 11 r^saMasasBBBBBBassasassBaaB? Printe Altert*! Boyhood. A German da bes?, distinguish? iting her birth-. si,? ,ii Germ . tratulalioa were < an I the bul) . ., . - 1' - a 'Ah,' gran 1 lad-, of ten and < 1 of ajo- can; in?one na A . I ted the du g tve them the custo m ry present ol 1 nils d'or to i a .', and related to t the following ? . that no ?hould - mag in view ... -as ah\ doing ?rood and caring for h and when on one evening, while itedthat be Lad ' of kindn< ? to one d ?? ? ?il'- :.' '-. I 'My Kate I down 'A' . I 1 .. anywh to lay h y . been si i. i ? i n.ui. and 1 Oil. at, was toui ry of t . Turning away, ??. kit the clu woman v., eplng with joy. That Eoghiu Good. 1 it.til t the Lord will deliver him ?,1m and keep him alive, and '? he ble-' Jenem A Story of a Trail. . .hily a* spring i \ -.va- a litt!;. ? ? .' weasc ihn. They our stores a 'What are yeghin foi I cents,' v- - . ?We'.: I ?'at pa::. '?ut ? want some yarn lo i . ..id man. ?The at socks. Hut : . Go sharply. Then turning|to the i lone. and rcmaikeJ : ? the egg? ' ?Jim' Itinuo wl.i i, Davis ? ae;the Will'. - it ev< ry toe on Now, shut. yank off u will . The "Id man shut, and the i yanki A bl was .. is for . , ?i shall '??.' v. : -re anybody for slander. out a u *':>; months than I :. . . bis m not know enough to I one peri >1 In bl i amele be can be saved. It is not loo mu h to say that al : me and n i under a cau^py of the mo?; lying that human ingenuity li capable nade familia, t ? tb< ' oy'i isj in the popular story papers, circulated by the thousand,every week i au old doctor to a graduating class of stu ! ad men pay no bills. You must get your le i fore ) our head can direct VOU in the path, The man who is wailing for some? thing to turn up. generally finds it when he steps on a barrel hoop. -m ??? ? -. mu?, why arc de bogs de most m ut folks in dc world ?" "Because dey nose everything. Our extra strong-minded woman has remarked that an old bachelor is a [man who through selfish motive?, lus re? frained from making |somc worn; n wrtl '