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Some Long-Headed Horses.
Kx-Alilcnnnii Jolin .1. INI irrii :vl In room 11 in thn City M ill ycili'iil iv, "illi Ms tli.'iir by ti wiivlnw unit hit lint. I y liis fiiii IIiwhh riimforhililv posi'il. Tho .niim linuso lit. 'litiiiibprs iiml IVntro Mri'i'ls win well in vimv, mill pi'ilmps it wm tin- siilit of it whiuli roiiiitPil Urn yx-AlilcrniHii to n;y : ' l'irc imijt'hk; Iior-ics nliow am:i.int in-t'lli;rMn-? Miinn'tiiiii's, anil do rcniiirkiilili' tliitir, lint it. seems to mo Hint tin" jir furmsuiro of Chief liiitiV hurst- fill's uIir:iI of rvt'rytliiiifj rlsn on ri'ionl," " What wns it ?' 1 " Last Sunday thn Chief w:ts nw.iv," tlii PX-Ahlermim mill. '-In his iiIkciii'P As-istrtnt Chief Shay wat driven down towii to thn liin; cotton ti ro by Botes' lriver behind tin- Chief's horse. l.:vter they went up .ir:iin to Kirn Dcp.irtnient lira dU:u'ters, in Mercer St rent, and Winy mid the driver jumped out tind went into the building, leaving thnhorsn Jilnl waron outside. Tlii'V li:ul just mounted the st.i'n s i le'n the lii; on;r in tlie hull struck 'Jl'.'i. The liorsp heard it nd sl.arted on a dea l run down Mercer Street, without any driver, at. his reu Jare;.iii. o. 2i is the alarm box on Ihn corner of Stanton and Attorney Streets, way ovet on the -at side. 'I'hn horse rushed down Mercer Street, to Canal, swinjrinir out of thn way for trucks anil carls exactly as though .steered by his driver, and e;allopeil alouir Canal eastward lo the liowerv. He turned tip thn liowcry toward Stanton Si met, and cleared the vehicles until, in swerving one .side, he collided with a I'ifJ freight car ;oiiij up from the dd lepol. and tin; little red wajjon was ctiiiirht. Tlio lmr.su jnt free, however, and went bounding alone; alone until he had nearly reached Stanton Street, when lialtalion Chief ISrnslin came down thn Howery and turneil into Stanton Street. The Chief's horse followed lireslin to thn lire, where hi; was known and taken care of." ' Had the horse been in that direction to a lire that da ':'" 'No; he had just returned from down (own. Hediiln't run away, imd the only solution is that Ik; knew thn location of No. ''.".'' "How loiii,' has the Child had him?" Two years. He has two burses. He ;roes to all lires .south of Fourteenth Street, and all tl.ird alarms north, .so it requires lots of work of thn horses. Horses learn their duties just as a boy learns his trade Some years iijro Thirl y thivi; engine had a horsn named Buck skin, on account-of his color, that had to lie sold because he was soft -footed. Vou see, their feet, can't .stand tin; terrilic work at the niiin forever, and they're sold at. auction when they've outlived their usefulness on the engine, tl.ouirh they're perfectly jood for other pur poses. Vell, Buckskin was bought by a Seventh Avenue feed store man. Hu found him a ;ood horsn and used him well. Due day he was on Seventh Avenue, with a heavy load of feed, and was just above Twentiet h Street when them was an alarm of lire from Thirly hnvcnlli Street. Twelve truck came sweeping out of Twentieth Street and went bowling up thn Avenue with hnr ffoiijj ringing. Buckskin was alone; hn had a bir load, and hn was out of prac tice; but tin went to that lire in tirst-class style, jerking the load of feed up thn Avenue in a way that, made people look. After that they tied him when there was any lire under way. ' That reminds me of Kngine Thirt y's old team. They were bought by a truck man. One day hewas carting adieavy load of goods from a North River steam- it, when he had occasion to pass thn team' m old engine bouse in Spring Street. When an engine team returns from a tire the horses walk right up on the sidewalk, are unhitched, and the engine is backed in. W hen Thirty's old team came to the house they walked right up, too. The driver might as well have tried to jump over a hou.-e as to stop them. Them they stood, waiting to be unhitched, and they they wouldn't move. Finally one of the lire-men told the driver to get opto his seat ami get a good hold of the reins. Then hn went in and struck thn alarm. Thn horses thought it was a lire, and away they went like a shot, load and all. The truckman avoids Spring Street now.' ' Very intelligent." " I should say so. It reminds me of Thirty-threi s tender horse Bill. You "know the horses have to be hitched up many times a day without leaving the house. Along the side of the engine is a rope that the engineer rings the gong with when going to a lire. When they have a hitch upat Thirty-three and dim t jro out. Bill waits till he's released from Abe tender and then goes to the engine, seizes the rope, and rings the gong like a. pirate. That's his idea of fun. He learned the trick himself. They've some pood horses up in Thirty-three. They're led four times a day at 8, 12, 5 and 8 o'clock, ami exactly fifteen minutes be fore fending time one of tho engine horses, Jim, begins to pound the iron column at the head of his stall with his off forefoot. That foot just falls there with tho force and regularity of a trip hammer until Jim gets his feed. "Talking about intelligent animals re minds me of Thirty-one's Thomas-eat, which gjies to every lire. In pleasant weather he jumps on the noil of hose on the tender, and in chilly weather hu -rawls into the ashpan of thn engine, lie. never gets left, however cold it is." "Are the cats as intelligent as the horses?" I can't say; but I just happen to think of Truck No. 5. They had a dog named (iiuger that would go up and down a ladder three stories tall as easily as a lirenian. Once they came home from a lire and missed (linger, 'l'liey looked high and low, but got no trace of him till some people living next door to thn house that was utile name to the truck-hou.-e and said that there was a log on a section of tho roof of the luirned building. The men got out their truck, went around to the building, and raised a ladder to thn roof, and (iingnr came down rung by rung." That was a remarkable dog." "Yes; it. reminds me of the ccach dog Kight truck had. He's dead now. It was a sight to see that dog run up and clown a ladder. The driver of Kight had to feed his horses every morning at six o'clock, and the night watchman used to wake him. After a little time the -log would go up and wake him morn ings with the regularity of clockwork. Later the driver was transferred to Thirteen engine house, and that dog went up there every morning at six o'clock and howled outside till the driver jrot up and quieted him. He got to be a nuisance, lull they couldn't drive him uway. He thought he was doing his duly. The, poor heiu-t was run mi r by an engine and killed some time ago." "Would then dogs go up a ladder iwlien the budding u;o ablaze':"' Of t on !-. Thirty-three, had a dog that was famous because he'd follow the jiip.; cwr where Wherever the nozzle sjf tin1 hoM' went, that dog went too." "Is hn there now?" 'No; lln-v goi rid of him bircause they thought he made one of the horses balk. The. hoist wouldn't take thn swinging iiju nevs. Ho h.i'i lived in his harm-si for years, anil, though hn was a splendid ani mal, he would not lake to thn "new ar rangement. He was transferred 'way up town, when; they still I'se the old style of harness, and is very highly spoken of. That company once had a trick dog onn of the heavily coated ones they have in shows. One warm day they dipped him and put on nn old Moiher Hubbard bon net around his head. Just as they had him nicely bedecked an alarm of lire eamn in, and away they went up Sixth Avenue, dog and all. The dog looked so astonishing t hat the people chased him in a perfect mob, and it was such a proces sion as is seldom seen. Captain, now Chief, Brnslin was running along by the engine, when the dog tried to run be tween his legs. Thn dog got through all right, but the Captain didn't. lie got a pretty lively fall, and the dog was relin quished after that. The Captain said he was a good dog, a stylish dog, and a handsome dog, but it took too much in tellect to run him and thu department too." The nx-Aldcrman changed to a si ill eaiier losil ion, disposed his leg-i anew, and continued: "It reminds me of a dog Eighteen en gine had, which would stand by the front doors when there was an alarm, and as soon as the driver yelled 'Heady,' that dog would jump against the doors and push them open. Never failed. It's ilitiicult, to tell which has the greater in telligence, a dog or a horse. Horses seem to slick to their habits longer, and they carry them out with more force. Chief lireslin was telling me the oilier, day of an old horse that backed into their house, No. with a manure wagon. Nobody knew hn was an old lire horsn until the alarm struck, and thn old plug started out and nearly took the whole interior of the house with him. Hi; demolished the staircase and made havoc of the wagon, but hn was on timn." "Such horses need attention?" "I should say so. I'll never forget the Jersey City niiik dealer who drove over here one. day with an old depart inent horsn. An engine went along ( ireenwich Street, and so did thn milk dealer. 1 1 didn't want his horse lo go to that (ire, but. the horse wanted to go. He went. The milk was half butter when he got there, but he drew up behind the engine on lime. -V. Y. Min. The International Park. One of the many suggestions of our late popular (inventor (ieneral. Lord Dull'erin. was that the (lovnrnmeiit s of the Dominion of Canada and of the Stale of New York should by united action purchase and appropriate the land ad jacent to Niagara Falls, and form and control an international park for the pur pose of preserving in its natural beaut v and grandeur the scenery at thn falls, and at the same timn of making points of interest accessible to the tourists and others without the imposition of the ex tortionate charges which an; now the ruin. Acting in that suggestion nego tiations took place between the two Gov ernments. A bill was introduced into the New York Legislature at two ses sions, but was thrown out, and conse quently American co-operation is out. of tilts question. At the session of 1880 an act was passed through the ( tntario Legis lature empowering the Minister of Pub lic Works of the Dominion to take lands along the banks of the Niagara River for the purpose of forming such a park. However, the Dominion Alinisterof Pub lic Works has not exercised the powers conferred upon him, and it is now thought that private enterprise should take the project in baud, and carry it out in a manner as nearly as possible .siioi'ilar to the original scheme. For that purpose a company is being formed Vof gentlemen resident in England, Montrfal and 'Toronto, who have a bill before the Legislature asking that the powers con ferred upon the Minister of Public Works shall be transferred to them. The bill received its lirst reading in the House on Thursday. The territory proposed to be acquired extends from the head of the rapids above the burning spring to a point below the whirlpool, about seven hundred yards below I he Clifton House, embracing about three and a-half miles of river frontage, and an area of about 140 acres. It is proposed to remove all the unsightly structures at present standing, but re taining tho Table Hock House, the Mu seum and the Clifton House. Hitherto the point below the falls has been so in accessible that, few have been able to realize the sublimity of the scenery at that place, but, to make it easy of access a tramway, with a gauge of two feet, to be run by steam or other power, is to be constructed to the water's edge. It will he so concealed by occasional clumps of foliage, tunnels or rock erections as not tirdisligure the beauty of tho locality. By having a gauge of two feet, it is hoped that all dillietilt ies of construction and of fenses to the eye will be avoided, and tho people conveyed so that fuller and nearer views of the whirlpool and rapids can bo all'ordi d views w hich now cost so much fatigue and risk. There will also be an other tramway from the burning spring to the south of the whirlpool. Below the Clifton House it. will be about three hun dred feet back from the edge of the cliff. The present carriage-way will also be moved back, so that, the annoyance of incessant driving and dust will he re moved. Accommodations will be pro vided for leisurely visiting various points of interest, the charges for transporta tion being moderate. To give good views of the locality observatories of iron will be erected, and lilted with elevators, bal conies and platforms. An inclined plar.e will be constructed at Table Hock to move visitors up and down the bank, and to enable them to go under the sheet of water at the Falls. The present staircase will be dispensed with, and steps cut in the rock for people to reach the bottom of the gorge free of charge. The foregoing are the principal works to be undertaken, but in addition the grounds will be thoroughly underdraincd and laid out in walks and drives, and made as attractive as possible to visitors. The erection of one or more hotels simi lar to the celebrated beach hotels of the United Slates may also be undertaken, as well as the placing of a small stcamei on Ihn river. Restaurants at suitable points, and shops for the sale of fancy goods will be erected. Aceommodalioii will be provided for picnic, parties, and for the carrying ou at them of all sorts of games and athletic sports, which will add to the attractions. It is the intention of the company to beautify the grounds as much as possible and make a visit to the Falls a source of pleasure. Turuitto (J lobe. John 1). Cunningham, Jr., drive? leisurely around his gigantic peach or chard of il,li 10 bearing trees near Crif lin, la., observes w i'.h satisfaction that the bads are not too precocious, and com placently remarks, "1 reckon this is my year." lie says that his is the biggest peach orchard in the world, but, lest some jealous grower should presume to dispute the assertion, he intends to set 'Oil morn ncivs next fall. ThU U tl.i. only region iu the world," adds Mr. Cun ningham, " where a perfect peach can ou rm.seu. The International Park. A Victim of Charily. It wa at a church fair, unit he had eomn thnie at thn special re.piest of his "cousin," who was at the head of the flower-table. Hn opennd tin; door bash fully, and stood, hat in hand, looking at thn brilliant scene before him. when a young lady rushed up, and, grabbing him by the arm, said: " O you must, you will, take a chanen in our cake. Come right over hern. This way!" Blushing to the roots of his hair, hn stammered out that "Really he didn't have the pleasure of knowing " "O that's all right," said the young lady.' 'You'll know me better before you leave. I'm onn of thn managers, you understand. Come! The cake will all be taken if you don't hurry," and she almost draggeil him over to one of tho middle tables. " There now only fifty cents a slice, and you may get a real gold ring. You had bettor take thrne or four slices. It will increase your chances, yoa know." "You're very good," ho stammered. "But I'm not fond of cake that is, I haven't any use for tho ring I " " Ah, that will be ever so nice," said the young lady, "for now if you get the ring you can give it back, aud we 11 put it in another cake." "Y-e-e-s," said the young man, with a sickly smile. " To hn sure, but " "O, there isn't any but about it," said the young lady, smiling sweetly, " You know you promised!" " Promised?'' "Well, no, not exactly thai : but you will take just one slice?" and she looked her whole soul into his eyes. " Well, I suppose " "To be sure. There is your rake." and she slipped a great slice into his delicately-gloved hands as hn handed hnr a one dollar bill. "O, that is too nice," added the young lady, as she plastered another piece of cake on top of tho one she had j u-t given him. "I knew you would lake at least two chances," and his one dollar bill disappeared across the table, and then she called to a compan ion: "O, Miss Larkins, here is a gentle man who wishes to have his fortune told." " O does he? Send him right over," answered Miss Larkins. " 1 beg your pardon, but. I'm afraid you lire mistaken. I don't remember saving anything about " "O, but you will, said thn first young lady, tugging at thn youth's arm. "It's for the good of tho cause, and yon won't refuse," and once more the beautiful eyes looked soulfnlly into his. "Here we are. Now, take an envelope. Open it. There! you are going to be married in a year. Isn't that jolly? Seventy-five cents, please." This time the youth was care ful to put out the exact change. "(), I should just like to have my for tune told. May 1" said the first young lady. 3 " "Of course you may, my dear," said Miss Larkins, handing out one of her en velopes. "O, dear, you are going to be married this year, too. Seventy-five cents more, please," and the poor youth came down with another dollar note. "No change here, you know, added Miss Larkins, putting the greenback in her pocket. "O, come, lot's try our weight," said thn lirst young lady, once morn tugging at the bashful youth's coat sleeve, and before he knew where he was he found himself standing on the platform of the scales. "One hundred and thirty-two," said the young lady. "O, how I should like to be a great heavy man like you," and she jumped on the scales like a bird. "One hundred and eighteen. Well, that is light. One dollar, please." "What?" said tho youth; "one dollar! Isn't that pretty steep? yl mean, 1 " "O, but you know," taid the young lady, "it is for charity;" and another dollar was added to the treasury of the fair. "I think I'll have to go. I have an engagement at " "O, but you must first buy me a bou quet for taking you all around," said the young lady. "Right over here," and they were soon in front of the flower table. "Here's just what I want," and tho young lady picked up a basket of roses and violets. "Seven dollars, please." "O, Jack, is that you?" cried the poor youth's "cousin" from behind the flower counter, "and buying (lowers for Miss Giggie, too. O, I shall be terribly jealous unless you buy mo a basket, too," and she picked up an elaborate a flair. "Twelve dollars, please. Jack," and the youth put down the money, looking ter ribly confused and much as though he didn't know whether to make a bolt for the door or give up all hope and settle down in despair. "You'll excuse me, ladies," ho stam mered, "but. I must go, I have " "Here, let mo pin this in your button hole," interrupted his "cousin." "Fifty cents, please,'' and then the youth broke away and made a straight hue for the doi r. "Well, if ever I visit another fair, may I be be blowed!" lie ejaculated, as he counted over his cash to see if he had the car fare to ride homo. Brooklyn Eagle. An Esthetic Influence. "Yes, sir" he said: " my grandfather was a very peculiar man. tie was ex tremely sensitive to influences that do not generally atl'eot oilier men. His peculiarity was that his temperament changed according to the hat he wore. And he wore all kinds of hats." " He must have been a good many varieties in one man," said the listener. "He was. .Now, for instance, when ho wore a Derby hat, he was merely commonplace. He behaves himself like an ordinary man, and had no special characteristics nothing calculated to attract the attention of a bull-dog, if 1 may so express it." " Well, there's nothing peculiar about that." " No; but just listen. When he put on a slouch hat his character changed entirely. He became ruiliaulv and desperate, and swaggered around like a hired bravo or an advance agent out of a job. His best friends were afraid of him and he had only to put his soiubrettoou ti) keep away the most energetic bill collector." " If I were like that, I'd have a felt hat riveted to my head, said the other man." " Then, when he put on a cap with a vizor, he beef me simply low. He used to hang around bar-rooms, although ho was a strict temperance man, and he consorted with car-conductors, and statesmen, and that class of people." "So long as he did not associate with poets it was all right." " He never got so low as that. Iiut you ought to have seen him when he put a silk hat ou. The moment he appeared on the street with a beaver he used to look so respectful that people used to come U to him to accept the Chairman ships of mass-meetings, or to serve as a Director of charitable associations, and ou one oceaaion he was actually arrest ed on suspicion of being a bank Presi dent." "How is if," inquired the other man, doubtfully, "that we have never heard of your grandfather?" "He died youn. The way it hap pened was this: lie once went, out in a silk hat, and a man came along who mistook him for the receiver of a savings bank who had received all that was left of the unfortunate depositors' money after the sinashiip. This man struck him on thn head and broke down Ihn hat. It then resembled the discouraged-looking tile always worn by inebriates on the stage. Trim to his peculiarity, mv grandfather at once be came profounilciUy intoxicated, all hough a.s I have said he never drank a drop in his life, and he died in fifteen minutes of delerium tremens." " IOt. us ajourn to the nnarest bakery." said the other man, " and 1 will purchase tho establishment for vou." ranch. The Children's Watches. Yesterday an old ninn entered a Little Rock store, and taking from his pocket an old buckskin pouch, he emptied two coins on tho counter, and then, after regarding the silver for a few moments, said: "Mister, I want to buy some goods to make a dress." "That money is mutilated, old gentle man. This twenty-livn-cent piece has notches filed in it tind this fifty-cent piece has been punched. You sen they havo been abused. I can't take them." "Abused," said the old man. "Abused," and he took up the tifty-cent piece and looked at it tenderly. "And vou won't take it on account of the holes. Ueavnn grant that I did not havetonfl'er it to you! Years ago. when my lirst child was a little girl, I punched a hole in this coin and strung it around her neck. It was hnr constant plaything. At night when she went to bed we'd lake it o!T, but early at morning she would call for her watch. When our John you didn't know John, did you? No. Well, he used to come to town a good deal." "Where is he now?" asked the merch ant, not knowing what to say, but desir ing to show appreciation of the old man's story. " He was killed in the war. I say that when John was a little boy, I strung this quarter around his neck, Onn day his watch got out of fix, he said, and he lilnd these notches in it. Hn and his sistnr Mary that was the girl's name used to play in the yard and compare their watches to son if they worn right. Some times John wouldn't like it because Mary's watch was bigger than his, but she would explain that she was bigger than him and ought to have a bigger watch. The children grew up, but as they had always lived in thn woods they were not ashamed to wear their watches. When a young man came to see Mary once she forgetfully looked at her fifty cents. 'What are you doing?' asked the young man, and when she told him she; was looking 'at her watch, and ho took it as a hint and went home. After this she did not wear her watch yi com pany. Well, Mary and the young man married. John went oil' into the army and got killed. Mary's hnshand dind, aud about two years ago Mary was taken sick. When her mother and I reached her house she was dying. Calling me to her bed she said; ' Papa, lean over.' I leaned over, anil taking something from under her pillow, she put it around my neck and said: 'Papa, take care of my watch.' " The old man looked at the merchant. The eyes of both were moist. "Do you see that bov out there on the wagon?" he said. "Well, that is Mary's child. I wouldn't part with this money, but my old wife, who always loved me, died t liis morning, and I have come to buy her a shroud," When the old man went out he carried a bundle in one hand and the "watches" in the other. Little Rock Ark.) Gazette. Morning and Evening Water-Drinking. A certain amount of water is neces sary to carry on the functions of the animal economy. During the season of active perspiration, the quantity is con siderable. When shall this water be taken into the system? It may be introduced dur ing the day, when thirst requires; but it is a capital practice to introduce aquan tity on lirst rising in the morning, and on going to bed at night. Thousands of dys)eplie8 have derived signal relief by drinking one, two, or three tumblers of water on rising in the morning, and en going to bed at night. I have sometimes thought, on hearing the teslimony of these dyspeptics in regard to the influ ence of cold water thus taken into the stomach, that, perhaps, of all baths, this is best. The number of persons suffering from heart-burn or water-brash is very large. In a ladies' seminary I asked how many suffered more or less with heart-burn, and more than half the hands went up. It is a very common affection, and is the introduction to graver forms of indiges tion. It should not be treated with either indifl'erence or alkalies, but by the observ ance of the following suggestions. Avoid soups; drink nothing at your meals; say "No, thank you," to the pi and cake, and go without your supper. Dr. Dio Lewin, in Golden Ituie. A New York correspondent says : "The topic, of building reminds me of landlords, especially of landlords who are so blind to their own interests as to allow their property to stand idle a long w hile because they cannot get ihe exorb itant rent they are pleased to ask. One of these owns a building in Park Row, just below Bnekinan Street, which had been vacant, I understand, for thirteen years, in consequence of the refusal of its owner to accept anything less than $lti, tKX)a year. How much longer it would have been vacant no onn can tell if tho New York Belling Company, which had been burned out in theirold quarters, had not been compelled to find new ones near by. As may be supposed, the building had sustained great injury, as all build ings do from non-occupation, 'ami must have cost the landlord from such cause, as well as for insurance, taxes, and loss of rent, more than $:i0,()00. The same man owns a large marble block in Broad way, above Spring Street, which has not had a tenant for twelve or thirteen years, ou account of the same obs'inacy which, in that case, has involved l.im in a loss, it is estimated, of $'J00,000. A forged check for :i,f)00 was dis covered in iheollice of Kii'lland, Humph rey & Co., St. Louis cotton brokers. The clerks were at once brought under sus picion, but before any of them bad been arrested, word came that, the sou of the senior partner was eating in a restaurant with a handsome young woman, mid that the pair looked as though ready for a journey. The culprit, was caught at the railroad station. Ho bad stolen tho money to pay the expenses of an elope ment. Mr. and Mis. Spiirgeon devoted the $.'10,000 presented to them at the recent anniversary of their wedding to the en dowment of an orphanage for girls. They had already established one for boVH. It has been discovered that the pop lar tree is a natural liehlning-ioil, and thn next thing is to discover how to get one on thu roof of a house and makti it stay there. Religions. CHRIST'S MIRACLES. Oh! not In Ntninirn pruSnOms wnv 1'hrlsf mlniilei were wrnuuht of oil; T in eiMiimiin tletiif, IheenniTnnn elny. Il; tmieheil mill tiii'.tiocil. unit Mtriiishtwiiy It Krcw tojglcry inuaif ulil. The bnrlcv lnive were ilnllv breivl, Kneii'led unit mixed wilh usual skill; Nn euro wtis uivi'ii. nn spi'll win s iiil Hut when (he l.nnt lul l liless. it. tiley foil The iniiltltuih1 upon the hill. Thn hemp Wfi mtwn 'nnth oni'mtn nn, W iitercil to- eoniiniin ilews unit ruin. Of which tin; nsliers" nets were spun ; Nothing whh prnphentisl or flnnc 'to mm k It from ttv; oilier frniln. ( fjonrse hrnwny hnnit let down thn n"t When thn toril sp ike Hint orilereil so; Tliev hilitleil the meshes, hi-uvy wet, Just lis In other ilnj-s. iinil set Their tmi-ks to labor, bending low; , But nutvorlnir. lenplnir from the hike ' The miirvi'loie, whininif tiiinlens risn, ", TTntil thn Imlert ine-hes liretlk, Anil nil iimiiefl. nn niun spake. t: - Hut mth'-ciI With woniler lii tils eyes, ! So, still, ilear t.onl, tn every place Thou standout lv thn fiiilinir folk With love mid pitv in Thy line. And vivos! of Toy help nil 1 unco ' To ttiose who meekly hum- thn yoke. Not liy stniniro niidilen ohjuuro an 1 Rp 'II, ItllMlinif tind 'lilrkeniiiir nature's liic, Thou tiikost tho thinir wo know so well Aud Imildest on ihoin Thy miracle The Heavenly on the common-plnen. The lives which poem Bo poor, so low. The hoiirts which tire so cramped unit ilutl, Tho Untiled hope,, tin' impulse slow. Thou tiikost. loneliest nil. mid lo! 'l'liey blossom lo Ihe Insult. 1 ill. We nootl not wall for tluindi'r-poiil Iti'soiiniliiiu- tr-ini ti mount of tire. While round our daily palhs we loci Thy sweet ho e tind Thy power to heal Working in ns Thv full desire. .SH.-KOI Cav ile in l ltriitinn Union. Then and Now. Whaf if some of the good old minis ters, under whose homilies our grand fathers grew gray and godly Francis Asbury, fornxample, or John Woolman, or Bishop Meade could conic suddenly into the streets of New York this Sun day morning, and each set out to find a church of his own denomination! The doctrines preached in them, the serv ices, tho organization, would all, proba bly, bo familiar to them; but what would they think of the outward ex pression, the luxurious splendor of the buildings, and the lavish expenditure of money on them and on the garb of those who worship in them? Father Asbury would look in vain for the regulation dull gowns and black scuttle bonnets in which the devout Methodist matron of this day thought it necessary to testify that she had foresworn the'world, the flesh and the devil. How would honest John Woolman, w ho took passage to England in the filthy steerage of a sail ing vessel, rather than oncourao-n tho pomp and vanity shown b- a Tine of gilding in the cabin, regard the luxu rious appointments of the mansion of a modern Friend? How would good Bish op Meade, who would have only pine furniture in his carpctlcss house, that "more of his salary might go to the Lord's service," enjoy the high decora tive art of to-day? Nothing but the shock of horror w hich these ghostly visitants would feel, did they stand among us, could make palpa ble to us the startling change in tho modes of living, of thought, and even of religious faith, which has taken place in this country during the last two genera tions. Tho moral difference is nbt in the artistic beauty of the luxuries of tho present day, nor in the price we pay for them, but that we are not able to do without them. The whole Nation has plunged into a habit of self-indulgence. The idea of self-denial, which forty years ago was held to be the very backbone of a religyms, or eviiii of a manly, charac ter, is fitterly eliininatud from o"r train ing to-day. Tho education which our grandfathers gave their sons (if they were faithful to tho highest idea of their time) was how to do without expensive indulgence, how to restrain their appe tites, their tastes, even their imagina tion, in order to accomplish a certain end in life. The end may have been a sordid or paltry one; most frequently it was only the accumulation of money. But the ability to hold themselves in check for that or any other end was not sordid or paltry. Nowadays the educa tion which a father gives to his children tends to rclino their appetites and culti vate their tastes; he accustoms them to dress, society, music aud art to a certain degree of cxcellenco, and then strains every nerve to give them a fortune that they may always enjoy these things, ot to put them in the way of earning the fortune as easily as possible. Now, pictures, dress and society of the highest order aro good things as far as they go; even the blue china and the peacock's feathers, at which the vulgar laugh, have doubtless their uses in life. But are wo not letting some thing slip from us which these old preachers taught and our fathers pos sessed of more substance than art or taste? Yet of what use nowadays, we shall be told, would it be to teach chil dren this old-fashioned self-denial, or asceticism. No young man in this wealthy t well-fed country need to live on porridge, as did his Scotch ancestors, in order to gain an education, or to go out poorly clad and hungry into tho wilderness to teach. Tho day for the Kliots and Zeisbergers and John the Baptists has surely gone by, when a pious Christian can sit by his library lire and sign a check which will ?eed the hungry and clothe the orphan and preach the Gospel to the poor; and so clear oil' his account with Heaven! The only answer to this is tho fact that every church in the United States has its hundreds of poor missionaries working, half-starved, for their Master among the poor and tho savages; while the bulk ol the checks go to add to the luxuries in tho costly churches for city Christians. So long as there aro depths of poverty, crime and ignorance in our social life, there will, thank Heaven, still be found men of heroic mold to go down and struggle with them; but the capital error of our w ealthier classes in the present generation is that their chil dren are trained to ignore these depths, to believe that the chief end of their lives is self-gratification and not the help of their brother. With every year the,gulf widens between the class that owes help and that which needs it; with every year the poor are held out of sight further and more rigorously by means of organized charities and paid agents. It is not tho poor man who loses most by this crroi It is the man who has never been given tho habit of self-denial; whose character lacks the manly strength of any steady, unselfish, heroic purpose. "When tho Head," says JF.sop, "took a holiday and refused ' to work for the other members, tho arms and legs sull'ercd, but the Head itself soon grew diseased, and died first of all." A'. X. Urthunc. Then and Now. To-Day's Scenes In Egypt . The traveler in Fgypt who is familiar with the narratives and descriptions of the Bible is surprised to find so many things which recall the customs of Old Testament times. "There is Boa, sit ting in tne cornfield," remarked an Fn glisli maid servant to her unstress, an they passed, in a railway car, the Kgyp thin reapers nt work. They heard Saknoh an Arab song, stress sing a war-song. Her thrilllii.'g voice nnd the grace and elegance of her ninnner brought to mind Miriam, as, timbrel in hand, she sang to the hosts of Israel. One day, ns the lady was walking in a field, a tall Boda.vee woman, clothed in a white sackcloth dress and veil, came up and shook hands with thn nir of a princess. Then, wishing thn lady health and happiness, sho strode oil toward the desert. "It is like Hagar as sho departed into tho wilderness," said the Lnglish woman to her com panion. She went one day into thn bazaar to buy pots and pans for aNilo trip. Omar her Arab servant eloquently depre ciated each article, and oflered half its value. It was as in the days illustrated by tho Book of Proverbs: "It is naught, it is naught, saith tho buyer; but when ho is gone his way, then ho boasleth." Landing at Bibeh. a villagn on tho hill, tho lady walked out to see a Cop tic church. The road lay past tfio house of the head man of the village, and there he sal, a patriarch surrounded by servants and cattle. As she approached ho rose, stepped before, and bowing low, entreated her to enter his house. She consenting, he took her hand and led her in to his mother and wife. When she rose to depart hn pressed her to stay some days aud to accept yll his house contained. " I am in the days of Abraham," said tin; lady, as she came out to her at tendants. Looking in upon an old weaver, sit ting at .his loom, he rose, and, welcom ing her with dignified politeness, de sired that he might ".set apiece of bread before hnr (hat she might eat and bo re freshed." It was thn old pastoral life of tho patriarchs over again. "Youth's Cum-;'t"i. Giving to the Lord. At the opening of the new First Bap tist, Church in Norwich recently, Cap tain Kbenezer Morgan, of Gmliin. who is well known as one of the most liberal men in his denomination, the Baptist, presided. In the course of the evening, Mr. Morgan took the floor, as he said, to beg, which he was always willing to do in the name of the Lord. . He stated that he had nine churches on his hands, three of which belonged to him person ally, and all of which he had aided in building, yet he had not done so much but what ho could do more. He then contributed $100 more for thn church, although he gave 1 ,000 at its beginning. The Captain then related how he was sometimes surprised by donations and results. "In 1XK1 1 exceeded tho amount I had pledged to tho Lord 'l.000. When 1 discovered it I was a little surprised, aud I said to myself, ' Kbenezer, if you go on in this way you w ill soon be bankrupt.' I felt so. But in less than eight days after I found out that I had overpaid" S'.t.OOO I received a dividend from an unexpected source. I always felt as if that came directly from tho Lord. No one ever gives to the Lord without reward. We send out little vessels worth $5,000 and they re turn with sealskins worth 70,001). I am pledged to send $12,000 to a foreign field immediately and $00,000 within two years and I shall do it." His ear nest plea secured $1,100 for the church. Captain Morgan is abundantly pos sessed of this world's goods, yet his gen erosity in advancing the cause of religion by large donations keeps pace with his gains.4-A't';)o;i (It. I.) Mircury. A Small Suit In a Supreme Court. Thomas Hunt, a young man aged about eighteen or nineteen years, and who had been in tho employ of James Finn, an undertaker in the West End, brought suit before 'Squire Anthony last August for the recovery of .t.ii0 al leged to be duo him. The claim was for services performed by Hunt while in the employ of Finn as a hack-driver. The case was tried by a jury, .and judg ment rendered for the full amount of the claim. The attorney for the de fendant. Major Blackburn, appealed tho case, however, on the ground that the plaintiff had not proved whether tho debt had been contracted within the last six. years, as. if it had not, it would be outlawed. The truth of the matter was, however, that the suit was brought for wages due for services rendered but a week or so previous to the beginning of tho action before the 'Squire. The case was taken to the Common Pleas Court, and Scott Symmes, who had heard of the circumstances, appeared for the young man, asking for no foe from him, as ho was poor and unable to pay counsel. Tho Common Pleas Court sustained the verdict of tho jury re turned before the 'Squire. The de fendant's attorney, not, however, satis fied, carried tho case to tho District Court, vhero the decisions given in tho two previous trials were held to be cor rect. Tho matter has now, however, been taken to the Supremo Court, and the case will ere long be heard again. Although tho amount sought to be re covered is but $1.00, tho total . costs in the case before it is finally disposed of will probably reach fcoo or ;iu(. Mr. Symmes has signified his intention of seeing the boy through, and that lie re ceives what, is justly duo him. Cincin nati Einjuirer. Heart-burn. The stomach, in certain conditions, seems to send up an acid gas, or "smoke," as some exptessit, and again, sometimes a little acid water which burns tho throat. To such symptoms the term pyrosis, water-brash or heart burn, has been applied. Such symp toms are rarely present in grave stom ach derangements, but aro often found in the incipicticy of dyspepsia, and not utifrcqucntly in persons with ruddy faces and other evidences of high health. If the sufferer goes on from bad to worse, these initial' indications pass away, almost never continuing into tho period of emaciation aud debility. Dr. Dio Li win. A shrewd hello called on several rival beauties and made them believe that her father was going to have the house illuminated by olcctrieity. 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