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(to VOLUME II. FLORENCE, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA. TERRITORY, SATURDAY, NOV. 18, 1882. NUMBER 341 ' ST:W "FIEAI! NEW GOODS! NEW Joo. Colling;wood & Co., Galls particular attention ctook of for Mlnert, Propctor, Farmers, TeamsHrt, FamHioe, and Indeed Everybody. 2D3iaiI-A-lJ"a-S3 330xra MAJJST STEEET. CHAS. EAPP, Proprietor. 1PP SETS BEFORE HIS CUSTOMERS THAT THAT WILL GIVE THEM SATISFACTION. PLAIN AND MIXED DRINKS IN EVERY STYLE. n. .4-l.-fW ttnjln7 la buainesa I hop fm j.1 j ...... J o . patronage wnich I have raoeived in the Ufaction to til gentlemen who may Elegant Club and IN CONNECTION JIK KEEPS HI8 BAR SUPPLIED WITH THE B7ST Best Brands s Liquors i Cigars W. E. STEVENS, DB ALE toves, Ranges, Hardware, Pumgs mn Tinware MANUFACTURER OF tot Iron M Copper Ware, Gas and Water Pipe Brass and Iron Fittings, AND SOLE AGENT FOR THE "SIIlEIlIOIl" COOK STOVES f tr. Back Gunrntd Fiftn Y.v. Order by mail promptly ttttn1d to. 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When "tbe strong man armed,' in tbe middle w fitch. From life's dim deck is fmzlnj. And strive, through the wreck of tbe tempest, to c atch A pleam of the day-beam's btazfn?; Amid the wild storm, there hftrd by the helm. He heeds not the dark ocean yawning; For this sn in his soul not sorrow can whelm: It will all be right in the morning V When the bnttle is done, the harp unstrung. Its music trembling dying; When bis woes are unwept, and his deeds un sunjr. And he longs in tho grave to be lying. Then a voice shall charm, us it charmed before ile had wept or waited the downing; 'Tbey do love there for aye 111 be thine as of yore "It will all be right in the morning!" Thus all through the world, Trrshrpand shore; Where tho mother bende over The cradle, wboe tenant "has gom?n before; Where the eyes of tbe lover Light tbe way to the wjuI: whatever the word, A welcome, a wail, or a warning. This is every wherecberisbed this everywhere heard: 'It will all be right in the morning' DID HE LOYE EES. Georgette was born with a silver smon in her mouth: indeed, if I mis- take not, it was a gold spoon, richly en- crusted with jewels, and bearing in its bowl a monstrous lump of good for tune. In the first place, she was one of the lovlicst girls 1 ever saw, both in soul and body. Her beauty was of a dark magnificent type, which suggested to tub the diminutive name of "Jet," by which I always called her. She was barely twenty, and heiress it fairly takes my breath away to write it heiress to sixt thousand pounds, left her by her uncle, a Gerruau of high rank, tout singularly destitute of kin dred. Georgette's mother had been an American girl who had met young Ru dolph Schubert during a summer tour iu the Slhinclaud. Tlmy had married against the wishes of Rudolph's familv, who were shocked at what they regarded as a mesalliance. U was oulv alter the lapse ol years, when Death seemed striving to exter minate the Schnbeits, that the old Ilerr Uncle, as lie was called, opened his heart to the orphan child of his dead brother. Gcorgetto had been born in the United Mates, ana she was an American to the heart's core. I remember - having thougltt that Afternoon when we sat out on ike lawn together under the pink awning that there wasn't the slightest trace of her father's nationality about her. She was sitting in a camp-chair with a bit of delicate embroidery in her hands, There nas a table near by on which "high tea" was to be served when Kalph Deariug and his mother arrived, Jet had invited them: but I should have known they were coming if she had not told me, for when dill her eyes ever shine so brightly, or when were her cheeks 90 rich a crimson, as when this penniless barrister was near at hand? Yes, Georgette was iu love with him I saw it verv plainly, and it made mo uneasy. If I had only been sure of Kalph Dealing, it wouldn't have both cred me an instant. But, though it seemed most unlikely that he should not love her, 1 was hauuted by a mortal fear that her money had something to do with bis devotion. Loving Jet, as only a solitary -old maid knows how to love, it was torture to me to think of my darling as .the vic tim to the grovelling passion of amor--eenary man. I had never hinted to her the drift of my thoughts, but I had made up my mind to do so, and 1 tried it that afternoon. Jet opened the way for roe just as though sha had known what I meant to say. Emily," she said, -"what would you say if 1 were to get married?" "God bless you," 1 answered prompt ly; "that is, of course, provided the match was all that it should be." "What what do you think of Ralph Deariug?" She was bending low over her work, but I saw tlmt she was blushing. "Are you goiug to marry him, Jet?" I asked quickly. "No o that is -I don't know. To tell the truth he hasn't asked uie. But 1 think he means to." "Of course." "If he were to, what would you do about it?" j I looked up in surprise, for 1 knew that she loved him with her whole gen erous soul. "I think I would try to find out his motive," I said bluntly. 'He loves me at least he has told me so," she answered softly. "And and 1 think I can trust him'" , "He told yon he loved you, and yet went no further:" I cried. "That was unmanlv, Jet I hope you did not listen to him." She blushed still more deeply. "He would ask me if he dared," she said; defending him not only by words but by expression. "But he he thinks I know he fsuls there is a difference in our positions." "Decidedly," I said laconically, for what she had told me gave me a very unfortunate impression. "He is verv proud and sensitive," she added, and would have said more, but I took her hand and spoko to her with great gravity. "Jet," I said tenderly, "you know that 1 have no other wish than to see you happy. Forgive me, then, if what I say wounds you, but I cannot help feeling that Ralph Deariug may have thought quite as much cf your fortune as of yourself." "Do you know," she said, with a lit tle catch in her breath, -"that has troubled me, too. It would kill me if I were ever to find it out." "No," I answered; "not unless von found it out too Into to avert the cou- bequences." "But I could not give him up," she cried. "I wish I were poor, then I would know whether he loved me for myself." The tears started to her eves, and her red lips quivered. Hush: 1 said waruingly. "They Dearing and his are coming Air. mother. Jet." She regained her composure in an in stant. When she gave her hand to Ralph her face was wreathed in smiles. lie looked so handsome that after noon that I would have given anything to have been able to trust him. Within the sound of his musical voice some ot my wouDtsaid vanish, and, knowing that he had to go away on the morrow, I had the grace to be guile his mother indoors, while he and Jet went down to the lake after water- lilies at least that is what they said they were going for. "1 can hardly realize that la.ni going away to-morrow, he said, with an mm ible tremor in his voice. "I wish there was no occasion for me to do so. I suppose it's an old story to you, Miss lieorgettc, to hear a man say that he weald like to spend his life in your so ciety?" "I have heard it before," she said slowly; "but I have not believed it al ways." His face flushed for an instant, and he made a sudden gesture, but be bit his lip a moment after, and turned his head away. "You know that I love yon," he said, in a low tone. "When I go away to morrow, I will leave all my happiness behind me." "One never knows when to believe you men," Georgette said with affected carelessness. "I suppose it doesn't make much dif ference whether you believe us or not," he answered in a piqued tone. "Excuse me," she said quickly, "but it mat- j al tii,. difference in tlie world to me more difference, infinitely more, than it ever could make to another wo man." "How?" She paused a moment "My position is so peculiar," she said presently. "If 1 accepted in good faith any protestations that might be made to me. I would be -called upon to subject them to a trying ordeal a test of sin cerity perhaps stronger than they could bear." "You may " "As for you, Mr. Dearing," she in terrupted hastily, "I know of old your gallant speeches, so I do not take thera for more than they are meant. But fancy my position if some day I were to take" a man at his word, and entangle him in a matrimonial engagement! Per haps you didn't know, Mr. Dearing. that my uncle otriy bequeathed his for tune to me conditionally? If I m:irry an American it is to revert to a distrmt cousin. My uncle was bent upon me having a German husband, and if I married a foreigner I was to forfeit my inheritance.''' . . Ralph Dearing had paled suddenly, and he caught at the branch of a tall shrub as though he sought its support. "What a very absurd provision!" he exclaimed. "It is no wonder. Miss Schubert, that yon have resisted the pleading of so many suitors. A fortune like yours is not to be thrown away for a passing fancy- I was not .aware that you held ittc&nditionally. If I were only a German nobleman, now! But, alas! I am only a poor barrister and a free-born American.' He laughed, bnt there was something, in hia voice that made Georgette's heart strings vibrate with pain. He did not Tcnow, and she would not have had him know, that her money would have been as nothing in the bal ance against his love, had she only been sure of it. "Shall we go out on the lake?" he asked, -changing the subject so quickly that her heart gave a despairing quiver. It was only her money then, after all, that he had courted so assiduously. "0," she answered, shivering slights ly. "I think it is too damp this even ing, besides, the lilies are closing. I will get some in the morning." When they came into the house, I saw by her face that something had happened. That night, after Ralph and his moth er had gone, she came into my room anu saiu simply4 "There is no room for doubt I have weighed him in the balance . and found him wanting."" Throe days later she received a letter from 'Ralph Dearing, from which this is an extract: "I love you with my taole heart. Georirette: bnt I am neither foolinb nor neltigh enough to ask you to marry me when 1 know what you would PReritice bv eo doinsr. "At first I was afraid, to ask yem Tecai8e I feared you mifrht miJeontrvie my motives, and my love for you chubikI me to shrink from the imputaiiou that might have fallen upon me. Then when I learned that by marryini. me you would lose the fortune you were bora to enjoy, I paw how wronir it would be for me to expect or to ask it, though that you would for one moment listen to iny suit is nothing more than a presumption on my part. "She ga-e me this with a arcastic smile. "What does he mean about vour los ing your fortune?" I asked when I had read it. "I told him that my uncle's will was made in mv favor conditionally, aud that if I failed to marry a German would forfeit my fortune." "You never told me that!" I cried. "No? I never eared to speak of it. 'I cannot bear to have questions of inter est anu matrimony so closely con neeted." "Jiut, d ventureu 10 ooserve, "in that case it would have been folly for vou to marry Ralph Dearing. He has his mother to support, and he hasn't a penny iu the world." "Do you think i would have eared for that?" she said, with a passionate burst of tears, -"if he had loved me, I would have gone with him to the ends of the earth and lived upon bread and water!" 1 laid my hand gently en her glCssy hair. "Dear little-Jet!" 1 murmured, and I felt that I could have killed Ralph Dearing. - Three months passed and there came a change oh, such a change! in Georgette. . "She had been ill, and, though the doctor said she had practi cally recovered, she did not seem to gain a particle of strength from day to day. It was with terrible agony that I saw at last that, if there were not a speedy improvement, her days on earth were numbered. ' One morning, when wo were out driv ing under the doctor's orders, she re ' to be taken .to the office of Mr. Fanshaw. "I am goiug to make my will, Emi ly," she said calmly, and I could not answer her. When we called at the Lawyer's office, we were shown into a little room where a gentleman was seated writing. It was tob late to retreat when I saw that it was Ralph Deariug. He greeted us affably, but I saw a look of horror 011 his face as he noted Jet's altered appearance. "Mr. Fanshaw is in his private office, Miss Schubert,1' he said, opening the door for her; "walk in." "I will call for yon presently," she said, and theu left me lilone with Ralph Dearing. As the door closed after her, he turned quickty and strode towards me, grasp ing me fiercely by the arm. "What is the matter with her?" he asked in a hoarse voice. I shook off his hand rudely, and an swered with great bitterness: "A broken heart, Mr. Dearing.'1 I could not refrain from saying it, though I knew Jet would be angry. "What do you mean?" He seemed to be choking with his own words. "Ought yon to ask such a question?" I said pointedly. "For God's sake!" he cried passion ately; "have done with this. You know you saw that I loved her worshipped the ground she trod on. I would give my life for her this instant What is the matter. Miss Emily?" His earnestness was like a revelation to me. I looked at him a moment, and my heart bounded. "Do you mean -what you say, Ralph Dearing?" "As neaveij is above bs I do." "Then," I said joyously, "it is all a hideous misunderstanding. Georgette loves vou. It is that that is killing her.'1 If ever a face was transfigured with rapture, his was that instant "Are you telling me the truth?" he cried. "Yes, I am.11 I answered; "but go awaj before she comes out, she cannot bear to see yon now. I will prepare her lor your ommg to-night He obeyed me, and it was not until evening that Jet saw him in her own little sitting-room. When she came in, looking so frail yet so lovely, Ralph could not utter a word. He simply opened his arms, and the next instant her heatt was ou his breast "Darling," he whispered, "I told vou the truth. Your fortune was nothing to me; but how eould I ask you to give it up for the sake of sharing my pov erty r Your poverty was nothing to me. she said, in a voice that thrilled with ippmess; "but yon never gave me a chance of savinir so."- - - - ' "And will you can you oh, Georg ette, my darling.! it will be a terrible sacrifice! "You -say so?" she -cried reproachful ly, "yet you profess to love me! Tell me, Ralph, if it were ten times as much. wouldn't you give it up gladly if you were in my position?" "Dearest he saiu, kissing her with tender reyerence, "I would give up the world for you!" "Besides, sue -added, with an en chanting smile, "I told a white lie, Ralph. Can you forgive me for it? I was trymg to weigh your love n the balance with my money, and how sadly I miscalculated the result. But it is only half of my fortune that I will for feit in marrying yon. I think we can still manage'to live on half. Don't you think we can Ralph?" He looked at her in a kind ol de lirium. 'Why what " he stammered. Don't you understand?" she said, putting both arms around -his neck. "When I marry you. I lose half my for tune, but there is still a goodly portion left to me. I would not have any of it, though, Ralph, if I had to live without you Real tears started to his eyes, and he gathered her close to his heart When I came in after awhile, Jet was lying on the sofa, and he was seated close beside her. Hnr cheeks were crimson, and her eyes shone like stars. "I don't know what the doctor will say to this," I said, shaking my head dubiously. "We won't need any doctor now, Miss Emily," Ralph said, with a joyous laugh. "I have taken the contract off his hands." He fulfilled it too; for, three months later, -w hen Jet was -married, her health was better than it ever had been be fore. The inscription in her wedding-ring was in Hebrew, and somewhat different from the judgment -which iBelshazzar saw writteu upon the walL It signified in our language: . "Thou hast been weighed in the bal ance and found true." Deceitful Horses. Horses are very much like men, ;in their ideas about style. Let a man who has been brought up on a farm, live in the city a few 3-ears, and he will not ad mit that he knew a field of oats from t turnip patch. Take a horse from a farm and drive him in the eitv a Jew years, and though he may have hauled hun dreds of loads of hay, and worked on a threshing machine half his lite, let a load of hay or a-threshing.niaehine loom up on the street near him, and he will be so scared he will want to jump over a house. You know just as well as can be that the old fool is puttiug it all on, but the horse thinks he is fooling yon into the idea that he has always been city horse, and you pull up on him, and try to soothe ins fears, when you know you could drive him up to the load of hay and he would go to eating it It is fun to let a horse think he is fooling you. Pecfc'a Sun. A waiter at a seaside hotel spilled cup of tea upon an unhealthy female guest, and so disturbed her equanimity that she was obliged. -to retire from the dining room. In her exit she, be cause of ner flurry, ran into a waiter bearing a tray of dishes. She came out of the contest covered with soup, lob ster claws and almond shells, and im mediately relapsed into a "conniption' lit that lasted sis weeks, and almost caused her death. She will hereafter recruit bv health at -louie. Marriage on Small Incomes. The New York Sun has been receiving letters on this always interesting topic A young man hi JSew lork thus shows up the $15 problem: As several of your readers seem to think it impossible ior a young couple to start housekeeping on $15, and then live on ) f Jli a week, I shall be happy to tell them how it can he done. Ut course tuey must buy second hand furniture at first Let them buy: Bedfltead, leoond- TOtips ud paueers 70 hand 100iTwo knives and Two quilts, new iVOtf forks 30 30 2.so 25 no 61 Al iiea tick, iu yrus it me natiron. n at 10 cents l.OO Stove and cine. Straw LOO! second-hand Sheets, lOyardsat (Teakettle H ceuta 81 Saucepwnn Table . . 1.00: Two wooden DalU Three chalrn, SO iWasbtub cents each (VI TcHoot 2.". Total Slii.00 Five plates 30; This is not imagination, as I have known the parties who started with these very things and bought at these prices. COST OF LIVING FOR ONE "WEEK. Vegetable $!.0OThree and a half Meat l.ooi pounds suaror 32 Bread 70 Wood 20 Butter ai Coal, 100 pound 35 One pound tea 40 Extras, milk, etc. 38 Half pound coffee 15f Total (5.00 Another objection is the wife's having to work out She need not I know plenty who help their hnsbands by do ing crochet work and plain sewing at home. After a while thej- could take rooms and keep a few boarders. I hope that these few remarks will benefit some of your readers, as they are from one who has had experience Iu this line. Cojlebs. MARItlED AND IIArrr AT $12 A WEEK. To the Editor of tlie Sun Sir: "For ty Years" politely says "marriage is out of the question for the poor of America." He has a -careless way of handling tho truth. "Yrneh" advises young men to celibacy simply because they cannot earn more than $9 per week. Another mistake. If every person took this view of the matter, where would be the "rising generation," and the "bone .and sinew of our land?" I am earning $12 per week, and find that I can support my wife and child comfortably, and save a few dollars as well, and this without stinting. How do i do it? I pay low rent, re tain from the necessary evils of billiards, and cigars, and keep a daily cash ac count the latter an incentive to econo my. B. EXPERIENCE OF A MAIUCIEB MAS IS OHIO. To the Editor of the Sun Sir: I can live in Cincinnati for about two-thirds of the cost of living here. I married two years ago, at the age of 24, and on a salary of $22 per week. Of this amount I allowed my wife $12 per week for household expenses, including renX. A the end of the hrst year she clothed iiersclf and showed a balance of $295.75 a saving of $6 per week. My clothing and necessary expenses in the meantime reached coa, making the total amount ef necessary expenses tlie first year only $383.25. " t or the seonu year l allowed my wile $100 additional for clothing; my expen ses reached $75. Of her $100 she saved $40, and said -she had plenty. The second year closed on July 21, .and our settlement showed an atlditional bal ance in our favor of $40 from her allow ance. I in the meantime had saved and accumulated nearly $900. So we pot our savings together, and last week we moved into a little house of our own, which is all paid for except about $30Q. ever at any time have our total ex penditures exceeded $8.30 per week, all told. We think a young couple who caunot live on CD per wpek would make as grejit a failure on $22. I w;ll add that I am a good liver, and our table has always been amply supplied. One thing I should mention, however, is that I had bought neitiiv $500 worth of fur niture just before our marriage. tCltIBEXM. Springfield, O., Sept 2S. He .Didn't Mind the Expense. "Fourteen dolhirs for a little lunch for two!" cj;elaiinea a prosperous-look ing customer to tlie propra'tor of a res taurant "Whv, what .do you take me for?" 'I know it's a little steep," said the steak slretcher; "but you're .the only soul that's been in to-day, and my rent falls due to-morrow." "I'm blamed if I don't really admire a man with a nerve like yours, and I'll pay the swindle;" and with an amused smile the blooded stranger tossed the Lash pirate a fifty-dollar note, flipped a dollar out of the change to the waiter, and walked out "What a pity we can only have ou chance at a man like that," "murmured the dyspepsia dispenser, regretfully. But when, the next day, the rent col lector threw out the note as a counter felt his despair was such that it was all four waiters and the cook could do to prevent his swallowing a bottle of his own alleged wine, and thus putting an end to himself. The police department of San Fran cisco has inaugurated a crusade against a class of men whose existence is scarce ly known outside of their own stratum of society. They are known as "lovers," and are the men who live off the earn ings of women of the town. San Fran cisco magistrates are lining them heavi ly in the effort to make them either go to -work or quit the city. Their mis tresses usually pay the line. Good-Bight. How very commonplace is .the ex pression "Good-night!" and yet what volumes it may speak for ail tho future! We never listen to it in passing, that this thought does not force itself upon iis, be the tones in which it is uttered ever so thoughtless. The lapse of a few hours may so surround and hedge it in with horror that of all the millions of words which a lifetime has recorded -these two little words alone shall be re memhered: "Good-night!" The little child has lisped it as it passed smiling j from this world; the lover with his gay j dreams of the nuptial -morrow; the wife j and mother, with the tangled threads ' of household cares -still in her lingers; the father, going out to death," leaving home and kinmnprotected and uncared for. Good-night! The seal upon days past and days to come. What hand so : rash to tear aside, the veil that covers its .to-morrow. Prrfthyteriuii. Egyptian Soldiers. Colonel Dye has much to sat -m-cerning tlie fighting capacity of thj fafc lahin, and seeing that he spsaks from experience, gained both in the barrack and the field, his strictures possess at tlie present moment a more than ordinary value. His estimate of the Egyptian peasant's soldierly aptitude is very low. Through gifted with a wonderful power of physical endurance, and a docile and a good campaigner; the fellah is neith r combative nor iutellignt, has not a spark of patriotism, dislikes and .distrusts his officers, and hates soldiering with so intense a hatred that in order to avoid it he will often cut off one of his fingers or put out one of his eyes. When OoL Dye was in Egypt tlie artillery, as welt as the cavalry, consisted exclusively of fellahin. Tho gunners were taken from a class superior to that which supplied recruits to the other arms of the ser vice. The officers, moreover, -were befc ter instructed than their brethren of the line, an advantage which they owed to the exertions of the commandant of the artillery school, a fcighly educated, French officer. To the teaching of this Frenchman probably the stout' defense made recently by the forts at Alexan dria is in some measure due. A great drawback to the efficiency of the fellah as a fighting man is the shortness of his sight resulting from ophthalmia. So defective is the vision f Egyptian sol diers, says Col. Dye, that hardly any of them can see further through a rifle- eight than a few rods. The eves of the black soldiers are better. U-uder the same eo-iditions be can mark 30 to 49 per cent more hits than his Egyptian comrade. This superior shooting may, however, be in part 4ue to tlie aegro's greater nerve, confidence and eagerness to excel. The black regiments, being officered exclusively by Egyptians, are in no way better organized than the other regiments:albeitthe negroes be i n g inured from childhood to war And the chase, they make far better fighting material than the fellahin. With the exception of a few who have risen from the ranks, the higher officers are the de scendants of Turkish fathers and Cir cassian smothers. They are generally sufficiently brave, but cruel, avaricious, corrupt and fearfully immoral, mentally inert and physically lazy. The younger regimental and staff officers are, for the most part, tho sons of pashas -and beys in government -service, trained in the military schools established by Ismail. :y are inferior, morally antl phjsu to the men they command. Diseased Cattle, The outbreak of what is known as splenic fever, in this State and in Penn sylvania, has caused considerable alarm among drovers and large cattle owners. About Pittsburg it has proved very fa tal. The ypleuie fererJias been com monly known as Texas fevnr, andKortlb ern cattle have taken the disease recent ly in most cases where they have come in contact with Texas cattle. It 43 ;a dis ease peculiar to tlie ox tribe, a-nd-ocours among Southern cat lie fat -a mild form in the early Spring. In others the germs of the disease remain latent and are do velopedvvith great rapidity (when the animal is- subject to shock, such as stam pede, or to hardships eousecpient on rail- . road travel. It is indigenous to Texas," but exceedingly fatal to Korthecn cat- ' . tie. Owners of -eattle In the Northern ' States will probably take active meas ures to prevent Southern cattle mixing with their herds. The United States have adopted meaures lo prevent the introduction of disease from imported cattle. The law provides that the im porter shall select a plae for the deten tion of imported cati'.e. They are trans ferred thence by another vessel, and must be kept 300 feet away from any other cattle. The term of quarantine is nine, ty days, but tho time .of the voyage is to be counted as a part of the period. The importer has to file bonds in twice the value of the animals for the observance of quarantine restrictions. In connec tion with the Federal quarantine, the War Department in 1880 ceded to the Treasury Department a tongue -of land on the inside of Sandy Hook. The Cattle Commissioners have been studying th contagious diseases of cat tle, and" Professor James Law, of Cor nell University, has been for some time experimenting ou the prevention ot pleuro-pneumonia by means of inocula tion. Ills experiments, however, are not so-comph'tu that l:e i ready to givo them to the public The Commission ers have had the subject of the Texas fever brought to their attention, and ft is presumed all possible measures will be taken to prevent the spread of the disease. The particulars -of the malady afflicting the cattle of Central New York have been specially reported to the Commissioners. Jiochesier Demo crat. Flowery 'Writing. No one wants to read flowery writing nowadays. Common sense rules the pen. A poetic youth wanted to inform the prosaic world that there had been a fall of snow: "The angels rustled their wings at the hour when Aurora goes forth to fulfil ber missiou, and the earth was covered with a fleecy mantle ol white." But the editor quietly dropped it into the waste-basket, nnd wrote in stead: "Snow fell this morning." Here is an example, from a country paper, of the ambitious style of a weather para graph: "After a long period of unset tled weather, it must have gladdeuod every one yesterday morning when the sun, with all his glorious brilliancy and splendor, shone forth, with golden ray scattering cloud and mist, and with hia cheering beams and glowing smile causing the birds to sing, the trees of the fore t to rejoice, and the flowers of the field V unfold themselves in bright .-array." Why not have simply stated that tine weather had at last set in? It was also a country brother who thus be gan a paragraph announcing the -sud den demise of a local -shoe makec: "'.We are being constantly -remiuded -oi itte inexorability of death the certain, and it may be sudden, visit of 'the anjel j with the amaranthine wreath,' as death i is so beautifully designated by Longfel low and it is our painful duty to-day to chronicle the melancholy fact that one v. holms played his part, and played' it well in life, has passed through na ture to eternity." No editor wouW i pay a penny a line for that sort of thin I in thee enlightened times.