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THE NEW CHURCH H0CTK1NE.
BT WILL CABLETCN.
There's come a slng'ltir doctrine. Buo,
Into our church to-duv;
Thrse cur'us words are) what tho now
Young preaotwr had to any:
That llUTiil everlaitllu' 11 ru
Was mostly In our c yu;
That sliinors diad. If tney doiro.
Can get anothor try;
He doubted If a warmer cltmo
Than this world could bo proved;
Th little snip I (ear some time
He'll gut his doubts removed.
I've watched my duty straight an' true,
An' tried to do It well;
Part ol the time kept heaven In view.
An' part steered clear o' hell;
An' now half of this work Is mtught,
II I must list to him,
An' this 'ero devil I have fought
Was only just a whim:
Tain are the dangers I have braved,
The sacrifice, they eost;
For what fun is it to be saved,
If no one olso Is lost ?
Just think! Supposo, when oneo 1 view
Tho heaven I've tolled to win
A lot of unsnved slnuers, too,
Comes walkin' grandly in!
An' arts to homo, same its If they
Had road their titles clear,
An' looks at me, as II t say.
"We're glnd to see you here!"
As If to say. "While you havo b'en
So fast tc too the mark.
We waited till it ruined, an' then
Oot tickets for the ark!"
Yel thero would be somo in that orowil
I'd rather like to see:
Mv boy Jack It must tie allowed,
There was no worse thnn lie!
I've always fell somewhat lo hlame.
In several different ways,
That he lay down on thorns o' Minnie
To end his boyhood's days;
An' I.d be willin' lo endure.
If that tho Lord thought best,
A rainuto's quite hot tempeialure,
To clasp him to my breast.
Old Captain Barnes wit, evil's son
With heterodoxy crammed:
I used to think he'd be the one
If nny one was damned;
Still, when I saw a lot 'o poor.
That he had clothed and fed,
Cry desolatelv round his door
As soon as lie was dead,
There came a thought I couldn't cnnip.l,
That In some neutral land.
I'd like to meet that seorehucl-iip soul,
An' shako II by the hand.
Toor Jonnlo Willis, with a cry
Of hopeless, sad distress.
Sank sudden down, one night, to die.
All in her ball-room dress;
She had a precious little while
To pack up an' away;
She even left her swo'ct good smile
Twas on the face next dav;
Her soul went off unclotlied'.by even
One stitch of saving grace;
How could she hoDe to go to heaven.
An' sturt from such a place?
But onco, when I lay sick an' weak.
She came, an' begged to stav;
She kissed my faded, wrinkled cheek
She soothed my pain awav:
She brought me sweet luunui-u of flower
as iresn as ner young heart
Through many long an' tedious hours
She plaved aChrislian part;
An' ero I long will stand aroun'
The singin' saints among,
Ml try to take some water down,
To cool poor Jennie's tongue.
Hut tears can never quench mv creed,
Nor smooth God's righteous 'frown.
Though nil tho punchers learn to read
Their Bibles upside down.
I hold mine right side up with care,
To shield mv eyes Iroiu sin.
An' coax the Lord with daily prayer.
T.i call poor wundorors In:
But if the sinners won't draw nigh,
An' take salvation's plan.
Ml have to stand an' sec 'era try
To dodge hell if they can.
A MISTEKY OF THE SEA.
A tropical night on tho Pacific ! The
iky is studded with stars, which are
mirrored in the vast deep beneath.
There is just enough air to keep the
Dolphin moving at a quiet rate, and
the passengers are gathering on deck
toenjoy the matchless evening.
A shoft distance away stund two lov
fw Edmund Prescott and Florence
Harris looking out upon tho ocean and
meditating and conversing upon the
now (iiiicrent the sky from our
northern Armament!" remarked the lat
ter, after a pause. "I can hardly recog
nize my fuvorito constellation. The
Southern Cross is bountiful, but then 1
miss uie otuers. i rsa Major lias en
tirely disappeared, and as for the Minor
Bear, scarce a star of mm is visible."
At thisobservntion, w hich was intend
ed for no particular ears, Adolphus
xiizgiooon aroused nimscll.
"Aw what'sthat, Miss Harris? Aw--have
you seen bears at sea?"
"Yes, and monkeys too," was the
All of us lnuched. while Fit.iililmii
looked very silly, then grinned hugely,
then seemtd to meditate some scathing
witticism, then concluded ho would not,
and stretched out upon his side with his
back toward tho lovers, and nretendi d
to or really did fall asleep within the
next nitccn minutes.
I was reclining on tho deck, about a
dozen feet from where tho lovers stood
not with any intention of listening to
their words, but simply because I had
liken my position liiB',, and was too lan
guid to change it. 1 had been an inva
lid for years, and was now recovering
from a severe spell of sickness.
I was lazily drawing at my Havana,
puffing tho thin fragrant smoko from
my month without removing the cigar,
and gazing upward at tho brilliant stars
us they slowly sailed overhead. I was
in that delicionsly dreamy state, half
aslcop and half awake, hearing only the
murmur of the voices around me as one
hears tho faint sound of a distant water
fall. I presume I had lain thus for
nearly an hour, and mv cigar had
burned almost to my month, while the
long column of ashes was still unbro
ken, when something struck my car
like the sound of a bell. It was not
until I had heard it sevcrid times that
it seemed really to affect my senses.
All at once I gave a start, the ashes
dropped upon my bosom, and I arose
to a sitting position and gazc-1 around
"Hark!" said I; "didn't yon hear that
"Just what t have been trying to
make i.dmunil believe! laughed X-lor-ence
Harris; "he persisted in not be-
"Listen!" said I, raising my hand.
And immediately thoro foil a death-
It ko silence.
And while thus intently listening,
there came aeross the sea, faint but dis
tinct, the soft, distant sound of a bell.
We scarcely breathed for a minute, and
the strange, solemn sound was repent
ed at regular intervals, as if .swung by
the hand of some exhausted sufferer, or
tolled by the swoll of the ocean. Cap
tain bv this time had approached and
stood in the attitude of attention.
"We must be near the land?" I ven
. tured to say, rather in the form of in
quiry than in that of an assertion.
"No, sir," responded the Captain;
"the nearest island is a good eight hun
dred miles away, and this doesn't come
from there, I should think."
"What can it be?" asked several, in
the same breath.
"The souad comes from that direc-
tion," said Florence Harris, pointing
towards the equator.
"Perhaps it is on board a ship?" I
"Don't think it is, replied the Cap
tain with a shako of the hend.
"What can it be?" asked Florence.
To this no one ventured to reply for
several moments. In tho mean time,
the tolliiifr of tho bell had become dis
tinct and Adolphtts Fitzgibbon gave ft
yawn, a groan, and awoke.
Aw ve aw 1 was about to suggest-
aw that the tea-bell should ring aw
aw aw!" ho stammered, confusedly,
rising to his feet and pitching back and
forth. Then, seeing us ull in the atti
tude of uttention, he asked, "What aw
tho doose is tho matter?
"It's tho bell of doom!" exclaimed
Uackstay Hob, n tall, scarred sailor,
from his position nt tho wheel.
Pshaw! you re too childish, replied
the Captain. " Whatever is it, we are
rapidly approaching it, for notice how
much louder it sounds.
Such was the case. The bell was now
heard distinctly to tho south, and was
approaching nearer every moment.
shortly after the Captain took his night
glass and gazed long and intently in
that direction. Vt hen ho lowered it, he
said : "I can just discover a dark body
rising and falling on the waves, but
nothing more. Uaekstay Hob, you have
got the best eyesight of any one on
board, see what vou call make of it."
isol) resigned ins place at the wheel
to one of the men, and came forward
and took the glass. He held it to his
eve for several minutes witlnuit.,spcak-
ing and to ull aiipearance without even
ireatliiug, while we waited his word
with the deepest interest. Finalh he
gave a great sigh and lowered it.
lilow mo if it uin t J)iirij Jon
How does it look?" several of us in
quired in the same breath.
1 11 be hanged if I can tell : I here
no bowsprite, and "
Here he leveled his glass again, and
shortly after continued his observations,
"There's no sail no nothiu'. "
"There must be something."
"Aw certainly aw something, cer
tui lily aw if your vision isnhle to dis
ern it," ventured the gentle Adolt
Don t vou see anything like a sail ?
inquired the Captain.
otaspeck, nor anvplaentoput oni
either. Hold n minute," exclaimed
Uaekstay Hob. "I've got her in range
now. she urn t got the least uute ol
boom, yard, or anything like. SI
looks like some great hulk of a light
boat. Hold on again ; I see tho bell
They've rigged it up to the masthead
so that it swings back'ards and for'ard
every time the thing gives n lurch t
"Cau you sec anything aboard?"
"Xot a creetur, living or dead."
Keep her away a couple of points.
cried the Captain to the man at tl
"Ay, ay, sh !"
And the ship's course was altered,
as to bring her rapidly near the my
tenons emit, towards which nil ey
Several of the company now openly
remarked that there was something
upernutural in the appearance of this
boat, with its tolling bell. To nil of
these, l lorchco Harris and her lover re
plied lightly, neither of them having
the least faith in their credulity.
The Captain listened impatiently, und
then said, "You are all a set of cowards.
No doubt you imagine Old Nick is aboard
with a crew of little imps, bound for
Gagupngos Isles with a load of brim
stone. It you'll content yourselves for
half an hour longer. I'll tell you some
thing abou tit, fori intend to board that
old lumbering hulk, even if it turns out
to bo the Flying Dutchman or Davy
Jones' Hug-ship, and shall explore it
from stem to stern.
To show that he meant what he said,
orders were given to heave to, and to
get one of the boats in readiness. By
this time the nondescript was plainly
visible to all. It appeared to be an old
bulk, with a single mast in the centre.
The bell was suspended from the mast
head, and ever and anon sent forth its
solemn tolling, as the hulk rose and
sank with the heaving of the sea.
Before the ship was brought to, we
hud passed the hulk some distance, so
that when wo halted there were several
hundred yards intervening, and it was
only dimly discernible.
A boat was lowered, and the Captain
having selected a crow, pulled away to
ward the hulk. I asked permission to
accompany it, but, on account of a re
cent illness, was refused. Fortunate in
deed, for me was that refusal.
There was souic thiugsoextruordinurv
regarding the appearance and action of
the old hulk, that the curiosity of us all
was so intense as to ho painlul.
strained our gaze, us the captain and
crew drew rapidly near it.
e saw the distance swiltlv decrease
between tho two boats, until the shad
owy forms merged into one. And then
followed an impressive silence sudden
ly broken by a howl, a pistol shot, and
a screnm ; and as our hearts ulmoststoi
lied beating, we saw n moment later tin
boat put oil' from the hulk, and the men
rowing with all their might back to Un
ship. As they came nearer, we discov
ered that the captain was missing.
Backstay Bob dashed toward the
boat, and, shaking his list at tho men
demanded furiously. "You cowardly
dogs! Whcro is Captain Luster?"
"Tho devil has got him :"
Absurd as the reply might have seem
ed at any other time, it was littered in
solemn earnest, ns the ghastly faces of
tho crew attested. In reply to our
eager questions, they said the moment
they came alongside the cralt they
heard a low, hollow, unearthly sound
which caused them to hesitate. The
Captain climbed up the side of the ves
sel, deeended the hatch-way, and disap
peared from view. He was hardly out
of sight when the noise they had heard
at first was repeated, far louder and
fiercer. The next moment tho report
of the Captain s pistol wns heard, fol
lowed by a terrific shreak, and then all
Horror-struck, they cidlcd loudly and
repeatedly to their commander, but re
ceiving no nnswor, pulled away from
"You're a purtv set of cowardly
sneaks, ain't you, to go and desert your
Captain that way, when, like enough
he neded yon to save his life," exclaim
ed Backstay Bob, forgetting in his fury
that the first mati was among those
whom he dononnced. ''I'm going back
to that old hulk, and if I can't get at the
devil in any other way I'll put a keg of
powder to it and blow it to blazes.
"Bob is right, if his excitement does
make him forget his manners," said the
mate. "It was not my intention to
desert Captain Luster in trouble. The
men were so frightened that I thought
best to come back and get a new set.
There was some troublo in nrocunnc
rcouisito number, and accordincrlv
Prescott and myself wero accepted. As that
former went over the shin's sido a 11
Florence Harris said, "Dont you come can do so without rudeness, and is es- spisc. They have four necessaries of
back, Edmund, until you have heard pecially indifferent to the parnde and Mil the supply of which is always first
what has become of Door Cantain Lus- etionotte bv which Ins ionrnev is sur-
He gave her his promise, and a fow
rounded, it is amusing, Knowing Uen.
minutes later tho boat shoved off and the
wo ranidlv neared the hulk, which had
iieouircd such a stranire interest to its and
Prescott, in additiou to his revolver,
had a small Italian dagger which I ob-
lvod him handle, as if to assure hnn-
It that it was reliable. Then, as he
l diced it. ho remarked to mo. "There
no telling what s msido that mass of
lumber, ana this may be tho weapon 1
need, alter all."
Arriving nt the craft, after n short
msultiition. it was agreed that tho four
oarsmen, the mate and myself, should
main bclnni . Buckstuv Bob and Wil-
im Prescott should explore the hulk,
As it was morally certain that some
readful danger menaced all who en-
red the cabin, and ns I wns cooil for
uothinc. I needed no more urcincr than
the mate to remain in my position,
l'rcscott went hist, holding his pistol
in one hand and a lantern in tho other,
while Bob closely followed with his cut
ass. e saw tliein descend the hatch
wav; all was still, and then I heard the
single exclamation from Presc Oh,
u v God
This was followed by a terrible roar,
u ouick succession of pistol shots.n fierce l -
struger e. and then nil was still again,
I'lie next moment both Prescott and
Hiu kstav Bob emerged to view, covered
from head to foot with blood
"Come aboard,' mid they, "Ihe da
or is over."
The next instant we were on deck. I
rushed to the hole and guzod down.
Merciful Heaven! what did 1 behold?
By the dim light of the lantern we
saw the mangled body of Captain Lus-
ter. Theheud andoiieof hislinibs were
'one, and there was scarcely asemblauee
if humanity in the remains before us
N'eur him was the gaunt, terrible form
if a Bengal tiger, killed by tho bullet
utlass and daggerof Prescott and Baek-
The two latter, on entering the cabin
ilrst saw the mutilated body of Captain
Luster. A low crowl warned them id
lunger, and as Prescott turned his gu.e
lie saw the tiger crouching m tin; verv
ict of sprincing. Dropping his lantern
lie lired his revolver, and as the terrible
ininial bore him to the floor he drew
lis dagger and stabbed him again and
am. The needle-pointed instrument
reached his heart, which, united with
the slashing blows of Backstay Bol
settled his hash before he'eould do any
Wo now made a critical examination
of the place. A number of human
bones strewed the floor und several arti
cles of wearing apparel, which seemed
to indicate that the place had been ten
anted by two human beings of the op
The brute had a chain to his neck.
und had been confined to one corner of
oom by n delicate iron ring, which
nail been put there to be broken. Over
the center of the room was written
inetliing in an Indian dialect, which
was m-iinouuced In the mate (who hud
pent several years iu India! to read:
I have sought I havo found that
which I sought vengeance.
Carefully removing the body of the
Cantain to the little boat, we scuttled
mysterious craft and saw it sink tc
tho bottom of the ocean. Shortly after
Hie ( aiitain was wrapped uiiiiiliiswind
ng-slieet and followed,
The strange, awful tale regarding the
n era t we never learned, it ever re
aiiied to us all an nnvuiled mystery of
V Wonderful Were oniecliimlMiii.
A Capuchin friar iu Turin has con-
striictcd n large and complicated piece
it mechanism by which the passion of
snll'erings of the Savior from His con-
lemnation before Herod to His death
in the cross are marvelously represent-
d. On a constantly receding platform
the hgiiros appear and tho scenes
'liange. Not only are tho movements
if the automata life-like, but the figures
md scenery are masterpieces of art
Tho crowd clamoring for His death is
represented by a very numerous group
I figures, which lire wonderfully dis
tinct m action mid appearance, l
lulling beneath the cross on the way to
Calvary is painfully graphic. lo ren
tier quito audible the lashing of the
whips of the soldiers is one of the func
tions of the machinery. The scenes at
the place of execution and the death of
the navior are said to be beyond praise,
and a writer in n Turin paper declares
that the extraordinary mechanism lias
but one imperfection, tho capacity of
making tho figures articulate intelligi
bly. This imperfection is chiefly evi
dent when the words are exchanged be
tween the Redeemer nnd the penitent
thief. The Rounds emitted from the
figures are in this instnnco ludicrous,
but the friar hopes to remedy this de
fect, and his mechanism will in nil liko
lihood be an object of wonder at the
nl Kiillii l.v Ileslltnle.
Ho had been gone from tho parental
home six months leit home in the first
bloom of summer, with a smile upon
lus brow and n pickaxein Ins hand. The
Ulaek Hills his destination, glory, and
g.ild his goal. A summer spent amid
the iiui'lilierons rocks industry, and
perseverance and a rare knowledge of
chemistry and mineralogy his useful
tools, iu addition to the pieKaxe. lie
suits are such that ho is enabled to re
turn sooner than his most sanguine ex
pectations had allowed him to dream of
doing. Almost home, he pauses outside
the town until nightfall and sends to
his waiting, expectant parent the fol
lowing suggestive message: "Bring me
a large blanket and a pair of old pants
I ve got a hat !
Public Oeht Statement.
Wasiiisoton, Feb. 1. The public debt
statement for January shows an incrensc
in debt for the month of $1,(1)18,070, and
thu following balances in the treasury:
Currency, $3!lT0,4!H).lil; special fund tor
r emnl tin of Iraclional currency, 1U,UII,
000; specinl deposits of legal tenders for
redemption ol cernneaics oi iieixnu, ,
ll!i,0lM); coin, I2(!,8H2.!IS!), including coin
certificates, f43,7:i!I.S0O ; outstanding legal
tenders. :! 10.110,424. Payments made
from (lie treasury bv warrants (luring the
month of January were as follow: On
account of civil and miscellaneous, 5,.
024,227: war, $.'1,452,070 , navy, $1,. 14:1,504;
pension, $778,024. Total, $11,1(17,832.
The above docs not indicate Ihe payments
in stlc on account of inlerest or principal of
The first complete sowing machine wa
patented by filial Howe, Jr., in ltno
New York Herw.
The ineoimito of Gen. Grant is one
no one will respect. He declines country people are content with a diet
honors and attentions, so far ns he which most American iarmers woum ue-
... v. .
Grant's feelings on this subject, to read and
articles in Euirlish and homo dii-
tiers about his eiirinor for precedence
his fear lest hn mnv not have the
proper seat at table and tho highest as
number of guns. Gen. Grant has dc-
dined every attention of an oilicial char-
actcr thus far, except those whose non-
acceptance would huv been miscon-
strned. When lie nirives nt a nort his
habit is to go ashore with his wife and
son, see what is to bo seen, nnil drift tar
about from palace to picture gallery ""
like anv other wanderine studious
American doing Europe. Sometimes
the officials are too prompt for him; but
minora v. unless thev en bv nimoint-
mcnt, thev find tho General absent,
This matter is almost too trivial to
writo about, but there is no better busi-
ness for a chronicler than to correct,
wrone impressions before creating new
ones. Here, for instance, is an eilito-
rial article from an American newspa-
per which has drifted into our ward
room over theso Mediterranean seas,
The journal is a responsible newspaper,
with a wide circulation. It informs ns
Unit Gen. Grant travels with a princely
retinue; that he is enabled to do so be-
ause the men who fattened on the cor-
nntnms of bis Administration crave
inn a share of their plunder. He went
to the Hotel Bristol in Puns. Ho took
the Prince of Wales' apartments. He
never r.sks the cost of his rooms at ho-
tels, but throws money about with a
lavish hand. These are the statements
which one reads here in the columns of
an American journal. The truth is
that Gen. Grant travels not like a
Prince, but ns a privatecitizen. Ho has
me servant and a courier, lie never
was in the Prince of Wales' apartments
iu the Hotel Bristol in his life. His
mirier urranires for bis hotel accommo-
hitions. as couriers always do. and the
one who always does this ollice for the
Genera takes pains to make as cood
bargains for his master as possible. So
far from Gen. Grant being a rich man
1 think I am not breaking confidence
when i sav that the duration ot his trip
will depend altogether upon his income,
and Ins income depends altogethcrupon
the proceeds of his investment of the
money presented to him nt the close of
the War. The Presidency yielded him
nothing iu tho way ot capital, and lie
has not now a dollar t int came to him
as an oilicial. Bv this I mean that the
money paid Gen. Grant asn soldier and
as a President was spent by him in sup-
porting the dignity of his ollice. Lv-
rybody knows how much money was
given him at the close of the War. As
this was all well invested and has grown,
vou may estimate the fortune of the
General and about how long that for
tune would enable him to travel like a
Prince or a Tammany exile over Europe.
Some Keiisiltle Advice l-iefially for
Numlry w omen.
Dr. J. luteheld Ward lectured in
New York on the "Hygiene of the
voice." He briefly described the mech-
inism of the human musical instrument,
and said that of all the different parts
none is so interesting as the lurnyx. In
iiscussing the liveiene of the voice. Dr.
Ward said that there are many agents Mr. Hewitt's proposed missionary corn
which more or less influence- the voice, restaurant at l'liris, except some new
the four principiil of which are climate, varieties of cooking. They roast the
Iress, diet and exercise. Change ot
liuiate will undoubtedly for n time ex-
ert some slight deleterious influence on
tile lurnyx, but this influence is greatly
overestimated. All clothing chould be
loosely attached to the body. 1 he pros-
eui lasiiuniaoie sivie oi urcssisiieciiied
ly uuhealtliv. Ihe chest and abdomen
are unuaturallv confined, the lungs and
other organs thus being prevented from
acting in u normal manner. Tho dress
should be worn high in tho neck, and
the sensible female artist avoids as much
as possible appearing on the stage in
full dress. The throat should not bell
wrapped iu comforters, boas, etc., chest
protectors should not be worn, and the
feet should be guarded against wet.
Food supplies nourishment and warmth,
and the article of diet which has the
special property of producing heat in
the body is Int. ihe diet ol the singer
should be bland ns well ns nutritious.
Of tho different kinds of meat, venison,
turkey, roast beef and lamb are the
easiest to digest Cooked vegetables,
unless too highly seasoned, nro easily
ingested ; but cabbage, encumbers nnd
such like should bo nvolded. Parsley
should be invariably discarded. Dinner
it noon, followed by a light tea at night
fall, is a rule which, if rigidly adhered
to, will be a safeguard against nil ordi
nary attacks of indigestion. In order
that acts of singing be properly perform-
il, it is absolutely necessary t lint the
stomach bo nearly emptv. Alcoholic
beverages should not on any consider
ation be indulged in by vocal artists,
for they destroy freshness and vivacity,
and produce a peculiar hoarseness and
ough easily distinguished by the prac
For tho proper development of the
vocal chords there nro several rules
which must be observed. The oxercises
must bo regularly and systematically
practiced ; they must always bo within
the register; tliev should never be push
ed to the point of fatiguo; they should
never be sung too loud; they should
never be made use of when tho vocal
organs are attacked by cold, no matter
how slight ; nnd they should bo practic
ed while standing upright, so as to al
low a free play of the lungs and acces
sory vocal organs, llodily oxoreiso is
especially beneficial to the singer. In
concluding his lecture, Dr. Ward said
that learning to sing correctly is learn
ing to be healthy.
A Vuh ot Kleiilinnllnsln.
Tho New Haven Palladium of Monday
says: "On November 4, 1807, James
Keallierstone, a liarness makcr, ol No. 24,
Washington street, was compelled to take
to his heil;by a 'crick' in his track, and hi
lins never risen from il. In Juno, 1801), the
terrible disease of elephantiasis arnhtini
developed itself In the hardening of the
soles of his feel. It rapidly spread upward,
and Ills legs swelled and became like
petrifactions. It is believed Hint tho legs
at tho cnlvcs will measure 85 inches in
circumference nnd weigh 80 pounds. A
rope and pulley had to be used to elevate
thc8iitl'erer so that his bed could bo clmng.
ed. He died Saturday morning at the age
of 71 years. There hnve been cases ol
elephantiasis nrabuin iu Ihis country, hut
none so serious as this. Generally tho (lis
oase has settled in one leg only. This
peculiar nltliclion is known in tho Wesi
India Islands, in Brazil and olhcr South
American countries, nlso in Japan and
Egypt, Physicians from various sections
oftlie country have visited Mr. Feather,
stone to witness the peciiliarcharacterisliek
of Ihi diaeasa."
Mite In Italy
Mi w ' or Tntmne.
The Italians live very simply. The
considered ureau macenroni, oil anu
wine. iue wuimuj uraiu is coarse
mi. i i
rather dark, but decidedly more
nutritious than that made from our
finely bolted American flour. We im
agine that bread is good in proportion
it is white, and thus lose much of its
best property. Tho Italians sometimes
cook maccaroni m salt and water, from
necessity ; out wuenever possiuic, in
meiu una urum, wiui mo iiiiiiiiiuu oi
cheese and tomatoes. The olive oil,
which eacn iarmer makes lor uimseii, is
dciut ami wnoiesomer man niru; m
- 't. is nimosi equal to iresn uuixer,
hatever is inca m it is sweet, palnta-
ble, and easy digested. A great many
Americans, knowing olive oil only as a
medicine, summer wnen nicy near it
spoken of ns an article of food. Yet I
have often seen them, in Italy, heartily
rolishnng their chops, null omelettes,
and iriod nsn, without the least suspi
cion of the fact that milch of tho flavor
was due to the oil. Wine is a universal
article of consumption for man, woman,
and child. Yet there is very littlo in
temperance among the people certain-
lv not more than one-tenth of what we
find in our own country.
me, onions, and oil, to a great ex
tent, supply tho place of meat ; but eggs
and fish are also plentiful and usually
ihe tlesh of pigs mid goats
'c raising oi ooui minimis oi nine ex
pense to even the smallest being owners
w muf n wore common than veal or
occi. uiu una uisuuieci noises uro nil
timed and slaughtered, and many an
unconscious visitor to Borne, Aspics, or
Florence, takes his share of roasted
horse in the restaurants. After a littl
experience 1 learned to distinguish the
flesh, and having no prejudice ujiinst
the use of it, I frequently ordered it
fr dinner. It has u coarser grain than
beef and a slightly paler ci lor; tho ila-
vol' is similar, but with a suggestion
sweetness. If the horse be not too old.
he liirnislics a really palatable roast.
-the people worn steadily, but no
with haste or energv; and they tak
their full share of the many holidavi
which their Church allows them. Their
houses are always solidly built of stone
and last for centuries; but only those
wnu are in exceptionally goon circiim-
stances have separate rooms for gnofts,
Ordinarily, the neighbors como and go,
almost like members cf the family, sit
ting beside the lire of faggots in the
winter, or under mo vine-trellis in tn
summer. There are nlways a few appl-
and hg-trecs near the house. The hit
ter bear fruit twice a year (in Juno nnd
uctooorj and contribute a good deal to
the dully lood ot the people.
I nu.st not forget to mention three
other important articles of nourishment
in .Northern Italy, uie pumpkin ; m
Central Italy, Indian corn; and in Cor-
Mea and among the Apennines, chest
nuts. Pumpkins, cut into slices nnd
linked, are sold at tho street-corners,
and the inner kernels of their il.it seeds
are as much relished by the boys of
Venice and Florence as peanuts are by
ours. At the cheap open-air theatres,
children are admitted for five
cents, the gravel floor is always covered
with the hulls of pumpkin-seeds. The
Kaliuus know corn as well as we do,
nnd thev would not lenrn much from
urecn ears instead of boiling them, nnd
their favorite dish (nolenta) is a sort of
thick mush, or, "pone," mado of corn-
meal, salt, and water. Italy is tho only
conntrv in huropc where nn American
mi get fried mush, and quite ns good
as at homo. The chestnuts are very
large -such as we call "Spanish" ches -nuts
and exceedingly nutritious; they
are not only roasted, but ground into
Hour when, dry and baited as cakes.
I n Corsica they arc a more important
crop than even wheat ; in fact, chestnuts
are called "Corsican bread."
Karly Life or Henry II. Slanley
Ever since that nnliapiiy Mr. Noc made
his hilter onslaught upon Stanley's lame
there lias lieen 90111c uncertainty alioiil the
L'reat explorer s birthplace, and even alum!
11s native laml. At leiiL'tli .Mr. liiiernsey,
if New York, evitlentlv a warm atliniier
I' his, apparenlly lliinlis tti.it in the liulil
if his recent glories, Stanley run alloril to
nivc the whole secret of his early Hie re-
vcaletl. Il seems that Stanley's real name
was John Howlamla; that he was burn near
DeiibiL'li, in ales, in 1S.0. ami ol liarein.
ae so lowly that at the ajrc of II years he
was pliiccil ill the pour House in cm. amiiiIi.
There lie reniainei! ten years antl received
a Koil etlueation, liy whieli lie protllc.il so
well Unit he was al lemrtli appointeil usher
in a school at M0I1I, in Flintshire. At the
anc of 15 he shipped as a cabin boy mi a
vessel bouiul lor -Sew . rleiins. 1 here t-m-ployetl
hy a merchant named Stanley, he
was al li'iiL'lli atltipicii ny mm ami auiiior
ied to lake his name, llavini; liiined the
t.'nnl'ederates anil been taken prisoner by
Ihe r ctlerals, lie was cut oil I10111 his lien
el'iictor and he became a newspaper coin s.
Abies is cvidenlly trying lo client the
fallows ill one way or another. For the
p.-.st week ho lias relused final, pretend
ed to be unable to understand what was pi.
irni on around him, and so far as he is aide
tried the insanity "jriur" to the utmost, lie
refuses lo converse witli any one, nnd lias
cither given up all hope and in his abjeel
fear of death became dcnienled, or else lie
hopes by his assumed insanity to work
upon the public and those in authority in
such a way as to sccuru a change of his
sentence. The prospect now is, however,
lliat in two weeks from to-morrow his sen-
tenco will lie carried into effect and he will
die upon the gallows. The UovcrnrSQH'roiii
al accounts, feci that undue inlliicncc.to usu
the mildest term, wns brought to bear to
secure the delay already nail, and it is not
at all probable that he will interfere
further. The gallows that wns erected for
use on the IXih iust.. is still slnndinir and
will, with scarce a doubt, he brought into
service on the 1.1II1 prox.
Ite-W.iening a ThorouKlifari.
In order to guard against results ut
terly puliverslvo of health. It is absolutely
HKBentliil thnt the grand thoroughfare or
avonaoof the nystem, tlio bowels, should.
lie re-opened as speedily as possible, when
thoy become, obstructed. If they nro not.
Ihe biles are misdirected Into Uin blood: Uie
liver becomes torpid; vlseid bilious matter
zots into tlio stomach, and produces inill
esllon: headaches ensuo, an.l other svmn
roms are produced, which a prolongation of
mo exciting cause, onty lenus to aggravate,
10 11 Hitters eonstllule n most useful neenl
in overcoming constriction of tho bow.ts.
ind promotlntf arttirular habit of body. It
is Inllultely superior to tho tlrasllo cathartics
rroquontiy uson lor me purpose, since u
does not. like thorn, act violently, but pro.
luces A natural, painless effect which does
not impair ine tono 01 mo nvnemory organ
which It Invigorates tnslead ol weakonitig
The stomach und Itver. also Indeed the 1 n
'ire syBteni, is strengthened and regulated
BAHSE & SNIDER.
Established In 1W8.
Live Stock Commission. Kansas City
Stock Yards, Mo. Best market prices
guaranteed. Market reports furnished
free. Advances made on consignments.
Largo pensions seem to be tho order
of tho day, P. H.' Fitzgerald's Claim
Agency of Indianapolis, Ind., has ob
tained for Mrs. Nanetto Hupfaul of
Louisville, Ky., a back pension amount
ing to $2,533. This Agency has been re
markably successful in the prosecution
of soldier's claims.
Corning Bkep. For 100 pounds of
beef take seven pounds salt, two pounds
sugar, two ounces saltpetre, two ounces
pepper, two ounces soda; dissolve in
two and n half gallons of water ; boil
skim, and let cool; whenaskum rises
after a few weeks scald the brine over,
and by so doing and keeping meat en
tirely covered with brine, it will keep a
year or nioro.
The finest Tooieco manufactured in
tho world Is unquestionably tho "MATCH
LEHS" PLUG TOI1ACCO, wood tag In each
plug. Made by the Pioneer Tobacco Com
pany, and sold by Long Bros., wholesale
grocer , who have the Agency nt Knnsnn
City for this justly cciul.r-ite 1 Tobacco.
Pr. 0. W. FnzPATKicK, 525 Main Rt.. Kau-
sii City, Mo. Treals all diseases of eye and
oar. Keeps artificial eyes. Located 12 years.
C. Schmack, Sieum lvo Jluuse,:2(J Main
3t., Iiansiw Chv, Mo, Hilli, nut iu and woolen
foods dved and cleaned to look like now.
dy"lptlc, bliloai mil
crcre, ictlinB of levet
nud ojnie, tho mercnrlnJ
diKCOBcd patient, how
they rcodveml health,
cheerful pplrltn anu pood
snprtits they will tell
ynn hy tnklllif filMMONi
Tlio Cheapest, Turcsf and Best Faintly Medi
cine in Uie vturiu!
p.... nvaprrcTi rrtvsTlTMTloV. Janndl'v. Bit
.inattai-k.SI('Klir;MlAl'Ill'.. '"li P-'PiwI""
nlrin. SU L 11 KTOMA.0I1. Henri Ilitrn. Sin., Sic.
TMsuiirivnlodf"mithcrn ltinimly In wamnttVil not In
contain ai-incli'lurtl'- eol .uwuxus, or uoj wjuiivuo
mineral M-ltniii-e, our m
......i..iii.u.,t..TiiSr.rT,n.ii,(KnndlTerho. whteh an
Kti-WI-e ITovmeil e n:iM imin-'i i!M-iituii-.- im- ....
D m -.w ii' ..-titi-niil. 11 will eni-e ull lllwa' I
minted hy lleriuiKemeut Of lliu Liver. au
TllESYirpTOMRnf T.iverOomplnlnt are n hitter or
tviil tuMe 111 llie tiK.lltti. J'llln 111 mo o.i'-n. r-iii,-.,
i.. I.,.., ,.ft,. .ititinL.-n forTltieiimflttuni! Suur Stot.l-
lictli I,,Ns.,f Al'jK-tile; li.-weiH ftllmiutely active l.nd
l;ix; H'-a :n.-lie: Loi fiueiiiorv. with tl l'n1:ilnl i.
li ,i,.,f lmviivlitlt1.ll'MloH!ic,:,lni:vhlihimi:lit!ohuvo
iMvud-'lie: IJeuitily, Low Splrm, at.:'.-k yellmi-1.
IM-aniii'i' uf ihi f-l.iimliilEiCmiai-y Loiij;ll etl-u 1.'
i.iin-li f"i- UuiiHimiptit.n.
w .... ,.,!,.,. s.imiivnf ttioc srmntnmf! attend the l!--VV
nt, itth'Tf verv l-v: but Uie l.lv-KR. Hit- liu-..'.toivi,n in
thelw.lv. ,evlii-mllvtlu-tvili.of Ilk-ilU-UMj, iilnl li" lli-t
; i-.,!.-.! in' Linn-, ;n.at cUii:'.-iii,K. wi-ttclnuiuw m.J
IIKATII will uii. in'.
1 can rveomxi'U'l or.flnetnfnct.'nrt remedy for dl-r-.
of the I.tver. heart lliniian.i lii.-l"iln.siiiil'iil- ' !.''
Jli'CTlntor. l.l.v.T.iO, Wt'VDEii. y.um: i'lni-tl.
AuusTANT 1'oax Maktkii. l'iiir.Ai.l:!.riltA.
"We have tete.1 Its virtue,, iiei-vunnllv, nnd know t .at
,'or liv-P'-i'Mii. Iti;!i ii-n, -. nn t T-ii-.I'liiiiit II. ii-l n il
is l';e 1.--1 in--.li'-inet ew,rl 1 ev, . s '-. . VVh'-ve t
n.nvnther remedies Ix-fu.-e tsimin-'fi-' I.lvr h. villi
'ilt'll'ine of ihi-in enve tis lin-ii' He'll t-nl-r;.ij
; Im the lh-,7iili!t..mo' n-tlv .-.-lie-.-. -I, hill. eiiT-.il
1.11. 'X;.Li:i.ltAl'UAM MKS!,!..V!.':il, Ma.'.'I', Li-..
ti, i;. zni.iN aco.,
I'l'!l, in.I'lllA. l'S,
Price. Si .00. 881D BY ill BRIWIS
JP l " A PA Y TO AflKNTS.
1 n-e. J. II. lltrFioiurHSosw. lioston, iim-i.
7..,r,V.,.-" -lt.t in thelVorid.Triniriicknirefroi
AST li U -."VJ-ii" T l''UAM co-lus uii"!-V-uiua. i'.
REVOLVER FREE r:;vK,0,
J .llOU A OSt Ui ii m Wtxxi St., rittfiburg.l'.
W A. NTH I)
bWu in t'iic.i Hint,' for the l)
l.Tiivt! cpvifc. ami to ivim
rritne. I'.i ilim)
dm ami Lu'"!M nn
I'n.'l'- htarnfirt nnil u l-iri'-t Aiiht
.net Service Co., Cim ililiiili, OM
rn rtAI.KtfMKX ('
t.U i,;i.i iil ul-ry; travtlni
peine ii.n I.
jUiirii It. k Co., box l3W,Cnicluuill, tilim.
.llll A, MeDelialil&Co.
ixli-rjiii- nitil n t-el il'-.il.: ;n
. .1 Ul-I In M-noi-.ri liven' -'
l.imli'U lintel, J. H. Kolieitson, pro-
pm-t'ir. I'nr. ft;h nnd Wynn -nttesu. Stric t i nrs tn de
H tiiitl.-iekyiinls every ft inlnlltes. KnLn l.riiil'--.Nl.
Ter mnnth nindeselllnKt eOvrr-eniicorpi.';-.
t:irv t'-p. lltii-keyo Stntlui ery l'lieknire. ,M.n:.
h, k Vi-.iiiiri-.il. Nnvelties. Notlulls. K. .llfi-.ik'J,
Citul'nefi-e-. ltnekcvc Novelty On rjiu-iinuill. O
VliKNTS will -niem'i! with tin-1 Hunt rated IIUIo-l-y
l iheliltKAT I-'. ASTKK.N WA K unit the
trei.l llllie anil Itl'il Itllilion I i-lopi-l nil. e llouk
A.Mre.s lloodsliveil'. Iksik k Mni II., Use, l,-lknK...
WATCH mid CHAIN mu i
I '.Srffi.-( ill f'S l l li: Mil' J'-l-
WATCH Slid CHAIN H.'hh I"
C. M. LI.NISUI'ON, UJnekmillSt.. ClilraBi'-
JliilUtiiiHtrk A: Cu.:-'lii
KllllMUri Cll M
spal';:i!3's coamtiAi college
Kntianp Citv. Mirwiuri. Aili'rrKimrcin'iilM.rtc
J.P.SluiMtnjr.A.Mo trwulunt. KnnnaiCitv, Mo.
THE COMPOUND OXYGEN TREATMENT ! !
N1tni''4 M' iti- "f u in;.' 1 tic l k, hy icviitiliiriR tlio
i,kIv. 1 'run. 1 rmniil.-Ji '. i Tiimiit nt. T.S.Ariluir.
Vi Ki ll. . ( !,!..., II. Ilr c 'iTt-of 2 li. fni III-.
STAKKKYA I'ALKN, UUmmlSt 1'hilu'ia. I'h.
i:AVV 1101'r.TACilK ANU 111
4 t -sa
sHADK'i, (., vtv, MIJIIKAV& liAKLU,
l!Kt bUlll I OMtlrtllllMSf "It t, I lill.A'ill.
i:J'.S.;!i,l for Ilhitrnt.-l l'ric-
ItoKPrri OroiiiifH nf Hiitunrv, a full Huont Nw Yrk
priuH. Alhniiif. Wrltnitf HiHkH. HotK ii"Xw, nnrt r,n-
UPlVlliKH, rill" ifiM.ltliXS umui. iihi-h-k", ihj.miuiiu
tirr,.rM Tr.ni:iifinini-ii"iHiiil li HlollHIltlll Other iKimllflll
HfOtlaMiitJiWlti U)T pn-H-iiUiiL lliclowwt.nnmrmvpr hftinl
.ilir.m l- WM.H. THOHNK, Tin Main St., ir. 8t)i ct
Kan-iw(;ity,Ma itwnwi-uiityy-HuioiKovfr nii-e.n-T
Boots and Stationery. Newspapers and Magazine
Tun Kamhab Citt Iloos & NkwhC'o., T2t Main
KnustiHCi'V, M"niny noimiili'tflinnot ItookK, ltrlii
niiM. Hi li'titilic. Mn-if. Kt'tio 1 aiii) hII Htnn'innl works l
I'oo Tv. Firti. n ntid lllrtorv; Olll.-p ami School M itit-n-
cry, iilolM, Mhh. linuimH, QoMnnd SlwiilVn: Priow
vctv low; liiU-nil (liKtMimtK in inim-torH nun trachem.
K. MIok & N-w- Co., Kiuihhh CIly.AIo,
Sryr Jnt pnhllfhftl. 3(M pp. 40 Ulnrtratlonn. Tho
llc-t niif-ilnw Work evnr (mbli'il. Btronlit lndnnw
by Bunker nml Aa-oimuniU, Over 15,000 wild la
Tltri-p AIonlliH. rVnt by mail. Trii-o One Dollar.
A;i;NTS WANT!-:!!. lrriMH-tiirV-U4inwHWith
Tad puf I'ontt'iitH in IlliiKlmtioiirv wnt frt-o. W. H.
Sauleh, liib. Him, ti & 8 N. CHarlon St. . Itnltltnorc, Md.
T. J.Ltmdk. Thou. A . Whiohi
Kansas CItv Mo
The Grent ltunwlr tnT
Liirlnif Cougliiit coiiiii
Cotutumptloii, Am lima.
uUi. ItnmoIiILlB ud iftll
Kntl oruutl bvB MThraiit and
Allltcl. iirpl. l. v I lUUMtiKK,
Tlti IT I t
ram im Torn hope
Ecouomv BaKing Powder,
n . j r.-A fin HnlmW. Htubinl. BtA. StOM
and Factory BE .5tl anil iUia BUI, KuuuGltF
KiirriT Gardner & Co.. 633 Main
HAKIMVAllCiin Hardware, Outlr.j, Ouna,
hind TncMe, Snrea, l!.-ltlnK, I iteKlnif, oiuvni
in' Ooopm" nnd nltior mcchniiica' loulu, Ota. Vromi
wtion trlvf" moril.m bv mail.
KUBBEIt AND LEATHEK
BUILDERS 'IJ ClUll&HAKDWAJKi;
Window 01 MuMttad Mantlen,
Miller Brothers' Mixed Paints,
Circular 8n, Falrbankn' Scala, SdnM. Trammd NrM
Cuiis, RlflM mil llwolTim. llyouwaatanjol u.
abo,rlt.torlTlet, E F0BBESftc0
EarOrdorabymallprompUy Kalian Cltj.
filled at lowest DrJom
Bond for detailed
statement "f oiu
ZPWiuti.1tW ffWm YSTgtH of reUUiniKorKnni
ami piai.i s Hi n-.-t w In-liwue prlees. 0 Blicn lenn. wen
uer IWcreifferrdonalM of Tli-tlv reliable Instrument.
.lir.eini-.:n-h name, as "STKINWA Y A- SONS.'.'
"MAIN i-.'S. r Vt.filT.t : I AUI.lTv " Aje.
ir.'h't-r.Nov i-'.i; iiKTrsC.in'trutiV"'!i.'l'i'i'al-i-i
In riKuXeF-.i.aliiii.-trliini'nts.Kii n.wirlry. Mn
HILL STOKE AKD MILL FDRNJSlUEfJ IAHUFACTOR1
3f"V"f Uflst Mills
FRENCH BURR STCfllL
r.irbililo Mill, for
Farmers, fl w Mill
tiro no. r.miiilel'i M l!
tuitl r'hi'llor will. A bov
laiiKrlml "nil ke.-p in
order. A'l-I'ted lonnv
kind of suitable Jn-r.
i.oinniero r ionno io,i un" ..i -,, , ,
:l)VKl-:, AIAK.HOX & CO.,IiiUliuimioUlleJ.
, . ..tv.- ,in ius'i. mil..
1 T7 ( Office mn
WniKa cor. Front and Ilotnma St.
M Wis Two Cents Fpr Ponk
Two Cents for Ponnfl For Sssn Wci&ls.
p.. 11 nnil it Powur use;
(iiinr ntt'ptl the lM't inn
- hii-i' for li"' niniipy it) 'hn
ii'.ik t. Slirllvr MA,
JliH-.i:t. Kvtry Flintier
KhdiiM haw one. Send d
JJVlMiKTON A CO.,
SCSI -j iltlntr, Vb,
HEADQUARTKKS for th O YST E K T It Aft It
DORNSEIF & ORTLOFF,
WHOLESALE UKALtHH IM
FKESII C .i'8'E'KIiS,
Cove Orter, I.olislel -.. .ii-lrroin, 'ar.llmw,
Holland llerrinxs, !jv:ii.. vier. ivtts,
Trloe, l'lsn' I'eet, 1,. ill., irk' nlhrau;
Swiss Cliei-Mo, SnpsnLO 'lieee, lloloirna
KAuHHiro, Salatl Oil, huu--S, 1--IC,
218 .Vest Fifth SI reef, Kimsiis Ciiy,Mo,
rr-Oixxlj shipped lo nny inrt nf Uin country.
PAID IN CAPITAL, - - $500,000.
Tho Largest Cani.al 77o:t of St. Louts.
Interest Allowed on
Aocountfl from ItankorH InNhantrj and
othura lu theluterlor, Holii;il(l.
If. M. 1IOLI-1N, r.nldrat.
M. W. ST.tlLAUCMliIor.
ARE PAID every soldier disabled
3:5 o," u.i... A Wllf.Ilofnnv
f t kind, los nf Flutter, Toe. or
U isK e. It V V X i: II K, if W
'''Cr JFsliKit, .li.easc of Lull K" or
Vw I litrlrni Velnx give n pen-
Sinn, l-niler new l.iw tlimisiniir.
are cntitl.-'l tn nn increase ol pen
sion. IIOI'SITY. Uicliiir!
for v-oniul, it.jniics or niplnre,
5;ivcsfnl!ii.nnty. fc'end 2 stumps
nrcopynl I'elisi-jn and Hmniy
P. II. F1TSQ2EA1C & CO,
Claim Altents, InlllAnapCllS,
l'res't Inu'lniiti H;inkinc Co., find
R. F. Kenne.iy, Vtrs t Centr.il
liank, bnth liuiianapolis
HIGH PRICES I
CHICAGO SCALK :.,
IIH and 111 W. .Iliitirne Slmel. liileimo, III.
4-ton liny S.-llN', 0(li Olil THee, 10.
Alt other sir-e. nt n en-nt teilnetlon. All senles wab
iiantkii. H.n il for Clrenlnr nnd I'tlce l.iitt.
Healy for burvico Opoa lor DresB.
GRIST and FEED MILLS
Vurrnnt'tl (li'i'ulir Cuimrlly. Ihh Powb'i
Hlitl Cliraiifor In I'riiti Tlmn
i.ny utlitir Alill.
What "They Say" of Thorn.
1'nivcKTON, 111., Marrh 14. 1fl7.
Twi'iitr-rlvc bushel- iHir hour with nnly 4 hn'sc unwer
2 Inch mill. y. HOIWON.
WahiinotoN. Inwm. Dec. 14, V,m.
Only 4-huro lmwor quality equal to 4 font utonn.
Cm (Jiuin Ei-kvator. Dnvtoti, IVc. 13, iai
Yimr zoir.rh mill Ih-hh our 4f ot n'ono mi el.r
whit,miftlorfd. J. UUHHT. i'roprlo or.
Danvili.b It. H. Ulkvatoh, (Hii,nfo, Jan. W, iflTT.
W'c dvnriMfo a tnn of mral vtr limr on our t4 ln'h
tonp. Hiw uin fonr yrr Vt'TV mtisfwitiT)-.
V tJicciol calnloKiitf by mail.
llnllilcr.orSK.nin I.iiiiIim'., (Irnln Elevatnn,
t'urll ShillsrH, ittt.
IWIIlKliest CelltenlHl Awrl.jM
.Boys and Cirls
ARB MAKiNQ HONS I It A FIVuW
itm$ Card, Jshilt, marking diMhi
' ! FAMILY PMSTKH mtd tMniwJ
fH(, fcf mail, or $t, print! t Unt; if,
3Unu;$S,tUHU. DIAMOND PRIsh
ISO PRCSS andeomnlttr nuMt for ff.
'prim -krtii in.; f fl.iii V , $H, fn.
l-UJA" (V ( fAt VOrtUUIBf..l
D Your Own Sprlntina
, Inlet, tfrrit.
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