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HOME journal: VOLUMK XXI. NEWS GLEANINGS, Atlint has decided lo make war on English yarrow. be Gordon monument in Wright jure, Bavannab, ban been completed. The warehouses 01 jjanviue, va., are Uded with leaf tobacco, which is sell high. U old lady asked at the Sandcrsville, t, pest-office for "yaller developments do letters up in." rh First National Rank of Coin m V Mia., is now in operation. It is tenly na'ional bank in the State. !a crmpany bas contracted with the Jcbmond, Va., City Council to furiii-h litiixty cents per 1,000 cubic feet. A woman in Hart county, On.. has ten birth to twenty-one children and W not seem to bare bad any grave- Id luck. Slie has rained them all. U bin containing 3,000 buchcls of cot- i teed at Lancaster, Texan, exploded m the generation of gases. 'J he re- kt could lie beard two miles, and was terrific force. jitlinta, Ga., is consuming larire lounti of Chicago refrigerated beef, d tie demand is growing daily. Denl- in that city also furnish Mucon, Mont- Wry, Ala., and Jacksonville, Flu. o unknown woman threw her infant the car window between Macon d Atlanta, while the train was run- tgit full speed. It was picked up by road hands badly bruised, but will ibtbly live. has enthufiaj-m of the farmers of lnghrty county, Ga., on the subject truck farming increases in volume. he or two of the largest planters bnve keady engaged the services of i-kiiled stable growers at large salaries. It romiees to work an important rcvolu- Information has been received fro indent county, Texas, showing that 0 out of one flock of 2,000 sheep had id sod 200 out of a flock of 1 ,E0O have en killed by cola. The loss of shrcp rough cold will average from fifteen twenty percent Atone firm's ranch e ey hive lest 400 sheep out of a (lock 6,000. The Rome, Ga., cotton factory bus rtbeen finished. One month aero 110 ere freely offered for stock, but none mid be had at those figures. The stock aiders hive already decided to double capacity o! the factory during this . Parties are examining Cohen's witr power, within half a mile of ome, witb a view of erecting a cotton cb7 there. Macon, Ga., Telegraph : The general gleet of orchards in Georgia is to be Wted. Here and there over the itean entciprisinj fruit man raises :hw and pears for the Northern and item markets, but the hume markets adly neglected. It was not so for- rlr. We did not sec a bushel of fir.it- peaches last year, and not one Iio it apple the best that grows, in opinion of the writer. Dr. Teeter, of Chattanooga, war nr- td for concealing over his drug store I tan of small pox of a woman named JuwlL He was taken to thequiiran- nation, a ball and chain attached kiileg and kept several days. He Mthen presented before the M agis ts and fined $15 and cost, and au'ain otnntined several days. It turns out M the woman died of measles, and w doctor brings suit for $10,000. fcrtenvllle (Ga.) American: The tok Coal and Iron Company have near- 7 wished their railroad from Hoger tatien to the vast and valuable deposits rfiron ore iu the inotintaios, eight or miles to the northeast of this place. jHuiia no insignificant enterprise, and M projectors know no such thing as failure. No such effort to develop the Pd resources of our county has ever made since that old hero, Mark A. pwper, started those great manufactur es' works at Etowah. I The success ot Judah P. Benjamin in gland has been wonderful, but he lias gone beyond the expectations of bis i Mends in this country who knew bis u lawyer. Mr. Benjamin is not 7 irtn n American. He was born in j Domingo, but was brought to New Jfleaim by his parents when four years Hie career in' the Senate from 1852 W60 ww especially brilliant, mid 4w was no greater constitutional law- nd orator than he in Congress. In Confedercy be occupied a front posi- I "B M AttOmV nto1 .J Unnrol.irn I I bas now been eighteen year , " be was admitted to the bar in Lens "".Mdlnthe third year ofhisresi- rJ Ulere be became widely known a flwrt. Beaohing the rank of Quecn'i "lor, he attained the highest hon L l Prcln8 legal profession. 000 rr nis practice yielded him f 200, year. M VuSSf i.?16 "owned widowci Vs?" 0lJy TOed widow J!ar2Pen Potentates. Al (Wt Jfe"16' ( Spain. t the "wedded oonple; William and -u,. Germany, th eldeit, TOriCS OF THE DAT, P.OS8IA Lad last year 770 peri diea! publications, including newspapers. The largest circulation w;is 71,0'W. The Mayor of Chicago is credited with asserting that from $30,000 to $30,000 i year can bo raised by letting out tho p. lioo patrol boxes for advertising purposes. Sojib adventurous nuuutuia climbers made tho attempt of as-ending tlio Alp this winter, but such was tho accumula- tion of snow that they could not succeed. Iff regard to milk much complaint Is again beard iu New York that many milkmen with fuuciud, rmsleaain;; names on their chariots do not supply a pure nilielo. I'm: City of Mexico is nlaioiMcsfituto of lUh supplies. With a p ipulati m of 72,000 it is said that ita daily receipts of fresh fish do not a virago nioro than twenty pounds. Pev. lloni'RT Lairo CoTJ.imt, writing from London, says that it is mortifying to one's patriotism to know that no other people on earth cuu be so easily im pused upon, socially, aa tho Amoiican. Nothing more sensiblo has been said iluriiig tho prevailing rpidcmio of dis cussion about lire escapes than by a Llartford architect, Mr. S. W. Lincoln, who says "tho beat firo escape is a cool bead." Bahtiioi.di's Btalue of Liberty is nearly completed. It is to bo a freo gift from France to tho United States, and ssyotthe subscription to tho pedestal In not suflloicut to pay for a Ooruol itoue. A Wbsterx paper reeommcjuls that .hose who nro compelled to do much walking during tho icy season should tack a pioco of Brussels or other heavy Sarpot, nu iuch sqnaro, to tho bottom of Ihoir boota. Hannibal nAMM stated in a lecture t Bangor, Jfo., a few nighti ago.tliat he iid not seo an intoxicated person while be was in fcp.iiu as United States .Min inter, nud bo thought that, tho reason saa tho national use of liht wines. Tukre are almost ascore of incubator la operation at naminoiitnii.Now Jeiv.ev, ud there will bo more chickens hatched (here this season than ever before, tho Jiimato and soil, ai well us location. bcinc ipeeially adapted to the raising of poul- ry. Thr number of insane, idiolio aud blind persons in this country in lUM was 50,905, and iu 1SS0 it was 2.Hl,C'JS. The iuercase is surprising, and it is painful to contemplate. It far exceeds the per entum of increase in population. A suit against n New Jersey hotel- keeper for extortion brought out the fact that bis receipts were Sl.'WO per week, of which $2,500 was clear profit. That is, a person paying St a day for board gives tho landlord 2.50 for his ow. pocket. Rnv. Eossbll JcNNixns, of Connecti cut, who amassed a largo fortune fitly years ago by manufacturing augers, wan married a few days since at the ago of eighty years to a bride of twenty-live. He celebrated the event by presenting $5,000 to each of seven churches. Yankee ingenuity leads iu thoratent Office records for 1882. One person out of every 782 in Connecticut secured a patent. Rhode Iselaud is next in the ratio, aud Massachusetts next. The in veutive mind in Alabama is only ono to 37,115. All other Southern Stales are low in the ratio. A verdict, with $10,000 damages, was obtained at the Northumberland Asaixes by Mis Pattii nian, a young lady aged twenty-live, of Tweedmouth, against William Iiichnrdsou, aged thirty, for breach of coutraot of marriago. Ono ot the objections of the defendant was that the lady wai left-handed. Major rnrrps, tho notorious Phila delphia Alms ITouho plunderer, is still in prison in Canada, but is "as well as might be expected under the ciroum stances." He is treutod with all the consideration duo to a man who wears the unique distiuction of having Btolon the roof of the building intrusted to his care. . Chas. M. HAunw, traveling for a Chi cago houso, won the alTectious of Mib. D. P. Smith, the mother of four children, and wife of a wealthy livery stablo keeper of San Antouia, Texas, and their liaison bas caused a great sensation at St. Louis, where the lady recently came to visit re latives. Governor Date's message to tho Tennessee Legislature waa read on tho 7th, and is contlnod almost entirely to the State debt question. Ho suggests that the State debt proper, loss war in terest, bo paid in full, at the orlgnal in terest, and that the contingent indebt edness be settled at 50 conts on the dollar for principal and interest, with interest at 3 per cent, Thb Toronto Stroot Car Company and the merobants had a fight for the poses sion of the streets of that oity re cently. The oorapauy attempted to clear their tracks by piling up snow alongside, bnt the merchants turned out and shov eled it back. The company yielded and WINCJIESTUR, TKNNI5SSUE. FEBRUARY 2S, 188& resorted to tho use of sleighs. The con test was a good-natured one. Prominent wheat operators at Mil waukee express the belief that tho crop of 1882 has boon largely overestimated; that when it was harvested it went into granaries completely bare of grain; that tho floods in Amorica and Europe, ac companied by rigorous weather, have materially injured the growing crop, and that higher figures for wheat may bo justly anticipated. Governor Pattisos. of Pennsylvania. has sent to the Legislature- a mess ige inking for the abolition of many Slate ind city offices; thimaking of laws fur the Government of emnhivorM and wao workere;the annulment of charters which bate been taken out especially for pur poses of barter aud sale; the prohibition of railway or canal discrimination, and tho enforcement of the constitution with tho view of giving ecpial rights to all. Governor Bhvjamin F. Bcti.f.r, o Jbissaehuietts, in declining regretfully tin invitation to the Sherman dinner in Washington, wrote: "A slncero friend ship has existed tor many yonrs between myself and General Sherman, whose sixty-third birthday you and his friends commemorate. Alas! that they are so many, aud that we havo him not now at tho same age as when he earned bis triumph in tho war in Y3." The faith cure evidently has reached its climax iu Beaver Couuty, Pa. A minister in West Middlesex owns a dog that has been paralyzed in its bind legs for threo years. A fow days ago some strange dogs chased a rabbit across the minister's lawn, and the paralyzed dog, throwu into a fever of excitement, leap ed through a window to join in tin chase, aud caught the rabbit The faith cure that eau equal this is yet to come. European critics of America discover that while the Americau public, being distrustful of railway management, has refused to invest iu railway securities, leaving them to the sport of tho stock exebauge gamblers, the sinking of moucv iu various ways, and especially in ex tensive house building iu all our tonus, may produce such au insufficiency o' available capital that suddenly t here may bo a financial crisis. This idea Iim iis effect upon trade. Liixtenant Buiiuank, tho officer in jlmrgo of the guard at the tomb of Presi dent Garfield, denies tho reports that tho remains are expoxed to tho view of stranger. Tho Lieutenant states that ho has au order from tho Secretary of War which says: "Uhtil otherwise ordered iy competent authority, no ouo savo Mrs. Garfield will bo permitted to view Ihe remuius." This order is rigidly cn tereed, amino ono but Mrs. (iavtield is permitted to go inside tho vault. Hartford, Conn., is enjoying a social sensation. A wealthy citizen of that plaeo becoming displeased with tho con duct of bis wife, ordered her to leave the bouse. This sho declined to do, whereupon he dismissed tho servants, had tho water nr.d gas turned off, nud himself found other quarters. Tho wife, who is described us being a woman of uncommon iutelleetualendowmoulH, has proed her ability by remaining and hir ing other servants, and also by punch ing holes with a poker in all the valuable pictures in tho houso. Slio still holds the fort. In this carnival pageant at New Or leans February 7 King Ilex had twenty cars in bis section, tho Phunuy Phorty l'hellows fourtoeu, and tho Independent Order of tho Moon sixteen. Tho streets were thronged with visitors and bril liantly illuminated. Tho drama and opera nnd familiar rhymes were traves tied, whilo one division illustrated tho modes of lifo of tho inhabitants of Plato's lost continent, Atlantis. In all thcro were 120 characters nnd 70 pi- ces of papier macho work. Tho Knights of Momus, with eighteen cars, portrayed scones from "tho Moors iu Spain." and the day's amusements wound up with Bex's reception and numerous bulls. Concerning the origin of the word "blizzard," the Milwaukee (Wis.) Rrpub lican, says: "Undoubtedly, tho word was first used in print iu the Northern Vindicator, about 1800 -a journal published iu tho officers' quarters of old Fort DeUaneo, at Etherville, Wisconsin, when O. C. Bates, the edi tor, essayed to desenho the oharacb r istio naturo of these storms which visit the frontier. A grnim known on the frontier as 'Ligthniug Ellis,' who was re garded as a kind of weather prophet, is said to havo coined the word, to whom tho Vindicator givos tho crodit, but fur ther investigation tends to prove that border teltlers used it as as early as 1818." The Adjutant General of Illinois re cently received a curious memento of Lincoln, which has been placed in the Military Museiu of the Capitol at Spring field. It is only a little pine board six by eight inches square, with holes iu it, and in the center a black spot about the size of a silver quarter. It was used as a target by Mr. Lincoln whilo an inmate of tho White House. A pencil memo randum ou the board explains that the seven boles were made by seven consec mtive shots fired from a Spencer rille at a distance of forty yards, by Mr. Lin coln, at Washington, August 181803. One shot was a "oeuter," and all the rest but on irere planted close wound. the bnll's eye. The marlunaanahip is pronounced excellent. Tlio Poetry Market. A timid, but roally rather pretty young man came stopping softly into the ll'iwiiiyc sanctum yesterday afternoon, whim nobody was In but tho adverti-o-nient solicitor, who was writing a half column putfof Slab & Headstone's new marble .-hop. Tho young man took oft his hat nnd said: "(Jood morning," and the advertising man snarled. "What is poetry worth?" a.ked tho timid, but pretty young num. "Forty cents a line," said tho adver tisement man, promptly and rather tenderly, "and you can't do better any where in America. The advantages we oiler for tho publication of poetry are unsurpassed on either sido of the Missis sippi. Our circulation, standing in livo ligiuos tho first year, has steadily in creased three tinios un hour over sinco, ami poetry published in this paper is Iiluced in tho bauds of 150,000 families icfore night. How much havo you?" "Perhaps," said tho timid young man, fairly reeling with del:ght, "it is a little too lonj;." "Makes no difiercnee," said the nd. man, beaming upon him kindly; "wo" 11 put it all in if wo havo to issuo a sup plement. And everything over 3,000 lines goes at thirty-live cents." The timid young man looked disap pointed. "It isn't so much then," ho said, "when it's very long?" "Never," replied tho nd. man, mag nanimously. "Never; less room, more pay: that's tho way yon mako your liv ing, (lot your copy with you?" "Yes, sir," replied tho young man, joyfully: "would you liko to road it, sir, orshal'l I read It?" "No, don't ( nro to read it just now. Sit down and we'll count it." So they sat down nnd counted it. "My Iteart, my heart in throbbing nmnhcrs tells," read tho ad. man. "Heart medicine, young man?" he akcd, in tho patronizing way of a man who knows everything. " No sir," replied the young man. in mna.ed tones, while tho ad. man count ed away for dear life. "No, sir; a rhapsody, sir." "Oil. yes; yes, of course," said ihe nd. man. in reassuring tones. "Hun dred nine, bund ten, bund 'Icven course, hund fourteen hain't done much in rhapsodies sinco Helmbold failed bund iwenl-thco good things, though; we look a gross of 'em last spring on Pad & Lotions column bund for' -two and 1 woro ono myself two weeks and it made bund lift' -four man of me. One hundred ami sixty eight lines, sir, and wo'll throw in n four-line head and won't count tho odd half lino $G".'20; call it an even ftifi cash down. Just step down to tho business ollieo and I'll givo you u re ceipt." We don't know what happened im mediately after that. Wo only know that, when tho footman opened tlio door of the carriage to let us out at tho mar ble steps of the Hatch ie ollieo, tho ad. man was leaning on tlio heavy bron.o balusters, gazing woiiduringly at tho figure of a young man, walking un steadily down the street, holding a flut tering 'manuscript in ono baud, and into tho other clasping bis pallid brow. 'You may take my double-column bead for a foot-ball, sir," said tho ad. Plan, respect fully raising his bat nnd siniiiling uncovered lis we ascended ono broii l stairway, " if that young fellow going down sirect isn't a tlircu-snunre lunatic from ('ra.y villa. Wanted me to pay him sixty-live dollars for a long rhyming pull' without a lino of business in'it, niv.Hnrlimiton llawkcvc The Sbue Trnrto In Egypt. Notwithstanding the laws, treaties and decrees for the suppression of the slavo trade in F.gypt, and even the activity di .played by the Egyptian Government for its' extinction, dispatches recently re ceived at the llcpartuiont of State from our Consul General t Cairo would seem to provo that tho inhuman trallio, al though not carried on ns oienly, is plied as energetically as formerly. The slave trade is curried on by tho Arab caravans which, wlid i nominally trading in legiti mate merchandise between Egypt and arfoiir, in Central Africa, run tho slaves into upper Egypt to the city of Assioiit generally, on tho Nile, about '230 miles above Cairo, wheru tho Lyhian range oi mountains run nearly down to the river. The slavers secrete the slaves in tho an cient grottoes and tombs in theso mount ains until they are disposed of and ilistiibnte.l throughout tho country. The activity of a young Swiss nttached to tho American Mission at Assiout re cently resulted in the seizure and manu mission of 08 slaves and the incarceration of 35 Arabs, charged with being slave dealers. Through the representation of tho llritish Consul Geuerid at Cairo there boinir a treaty for the Bimiiression of the slave trudo between Egypt aud England three hundred soldiers were disniiteh to Assiout. the caravan sur rounded nnd the seizure above noted ef fected. -Although it was well understood that this caravan bad brought more than 1,000 slaves into the country, the most riL'id search failed to discover moro than (!8, tho remainder having been disposed of and safely distributed before tho ar rival of tho soldiers. Of the C8 persons manumitted some woro seized in their native country while sleeping in their teuta, others woro loriie off wliilo tend ing their sheen nnd cattle in the fields; some of the guls were forced away from their husbands and Btill others were originally slaves and sold to the caravan. riulaUclpMa Timet. A big Chicago firm is going into the business of preparing beef for the East ern market on a huge scale. They have a capacity of slaughtering one thousand cattle a day end for "okilling" three thousand, and say that they oan chill meat for exactly what it costs to handle the ice. The chilled meat will be sent East in immense quantities in refriger ator cars. N. Y. li'.rald. It has been noticed in cities where ladies are employed as ushers in the churches that the worshippers with new bonnets are all compelled to take back Mats. Deceived by Appearance?. A hart ford joweler directed Ilia atten tion of a friend to a rough apMnring old farmer sauntering dow.'i tho street, nnd remarked, "I've been worse sold on that man than ou any otier in my whole busi ness life." The man, fully three score years and ten, wore shabby pantaloons, rough cow bide lioots inuoccnt of the slightest traeo of blacking, a vest soiled iu front and with the back partly in tatters; was in his shirt sleeves, without collar, aud his head covered by a tile fashionable many years ago. "That was ulout his stylo,' continued tho merchant, " when ho dropicd iu at my store one day during the war, and said bo wanted to buy a watch. Judging from his appearance that he meant sometime in the future, after tho scarecrow season was over, and that bo had drawn his money, I didn't bustlo around very lively to make a trade. I thought a $10 silver watch would about eloso out bis pile, aud shoved ono across the to counter him. Ho merely (danced at it, nud quitly asked, 'Don't you keep anything letter ?" This nettled me, and for a bluff I hauled out an American watch, one of the costliest we hnd iu the store, worth 8175 in gold, sud gold was worth aliout '200 theu. He examined it carefully, asked its prioo, and then to my amazement said, 'That'll do." Hediveil down into bis pantaloons pocket nud ut ter fishing out of the way a roll of green backs as big as your bat he hauled up anursoot cold, counted out the Sl'.'i. shoved the watch into bis vest jsieket and walked out Yon may imagino that this excited my curiosity, and after a while I ascertained who my strange customs was. He lived a few miles down the rivur aud was worth enough to have liought out the whole establishment. Since then I haven't tried any more bluffs on plainly dressed men. You can't al ways toll by a man's clothes what Jie'f got down in his pockets." Jndlctons Advertising A man denouncing newspaper advertis ing to a crowd of listeners: "Last week," said he, "I had an umbrella stolen from the vestibuloof the church. It was a gift, and, valuing it very highly, I spent douldeits wort bin advertising, but I have not recovered it" "How did you word your advertisement?" asked a merchant. "Here it is," said the man, producing a slip cut from -a newspaper. The mer chant took it, nnd read: "Lost from tho vestibulo of church, but Sabbath evening, a black silk umbrella. The gen tleman who took it will bo handsomely rewarded by loaving it at No. , San Fernando street" "Now," said the mer chant, "I am a lilieral advertiser, and al ways found that it paid mo well, A great deal (le)H'iids upon the maimer in which an advertisement is put. Let us try for your umbrella again, nnd if you do not acknowledge then that advertising pays, I will purchase you anew ono." The merchant then took a slip of paper from his px'kot and rote: "If tho man who was seen to take an umbrella from tho vestibule of church, last Sabbath evening docs not wish to get into trouble and have a stain east uon tho Christian character which ho values so highly, ho will return it to No., San Fernando street Ho is well known." This duly appeared iu tho paper, and on the follow ing morning the man was astonished when ho nailed the front door of his res idence. On the porch lay nt least a dozen umbrellas of nil shades and sizes that had been thrown in from tho sidewalk, whibi the front yard was literally paved with umbrellas. Many of them had notes at tached to them saying that they had lieen taken by mistake, and begging tho loser to keep the little affair quit Frightened. Tho traveler Cotterill, in onn of his studies of African character, represents ho nnnoyanco of being situated where there is no "nennv-po t" and no f)oonlo who dare carry one. Tho fol owiug is not the only testimony to the ncro barbarian's dread of a piece of paper that talks." 1 was in a part of Central Africa where no while man had been before, and was separated from my companions, who wero a hundred miles distant. War was raging around me; the road was difficult. I wished to communicate with those whom I had left behind. " Who will return, I ked ot tlio savages, "to the wnue men nun carry them something from me? Numbers volunteered, glad to earn a vm-it i.f ninth for the ob. A letter was u'l-iilen nnd ofteiud to a man, and he wns lot d Unit this nieee of paper would inform my friends wluil I waiueu-inai it would spcaKio inem. no umppuu tin. teller and ran awav. Other natives wero" tried, but it was imeln.il. A irreat crowd assembled, and ot a siifo distance, mixed nt tho little bit of paper fluttering on tho ground. "It is medicine," they said. "It is cbnrmcd." In vain I tried to reason them out of terror. Nono would touch it ' Will no ono," I said, "keen it nnd givo it to tho white men as they pijsH this way';" A yell of rofusal and oxoitod gesticu lations answored my request. "Thon I shall place it bore In this tree." 1 said, moving toward it, whilo tho crowd dispersed in flight "and vou can point it out to tho white men when they come. . ., Even this they refused to do. My friends passed close under the tree, but no ono dared show them the charmod thing: and thuro it is probably to this day,' fluttering on tho branch of that stunted fig tree, like an evil spirit tho awe and torror of the tribe. Seeds of the cone-bearing frees ol California were formerly in demand abroad at from 9100 to $125 a pound, and there are millions of trees now growing in England and on the Continent of Eu rope from seeds sent from California dur tag the last twenty-five years. Many ol thetrees are now bearing the demand for seeds fro California has greatly decreased. A oottHjB of reporters spent the night in a cell with man who was doomed to v. u.j in rvmneetiout recently, and in the morning the prisoner was geriecUy willing to di . -i THE M0BM0X3. What Unchain Toaai'a DaoahtsrTatafcf of IlivCUurrh of Ilia Lallar-Day Balaia. Several weeks ago five of the daughters of Brigham Young, late head of the Mormon Church, were expelled from the church for the crime of having gone to law with certain of the brethren who at tempted to rob them. Afterward the elders, wishing to make peace with the expelled litigants, sent a oouplo ot "teachers" to interview them. They re paired to tho resilience) of Miss bora Young. What occurred there is told by the Salt Lako l'nltunr, as follows: "We want t sen, Hist-r Dora, if you will not come back to us." "I havo received a note calling on me to appear to ni'swer a charge; what would you do?" "Oh," replied Brother Morris, "I should go by ull means by all means." I'JSut I won't do that," replied the heiress, "not for tho world." "Oh, come now, Sister Dora, don't say that. If you have done anything wrong it will 1hi forgiven." "Yes, but I havn't done anything wrong. What have I done?" "You had a suit with your brethren didn't you?" "Yes, and I wish to gracious I bad an other one." "What, with the brethren?" "Y'es, with the brethren?" "Don't say that, Sister Dora; we don't want to hurt your feelings, but" "And I don't want you to hurt my fccliiiL's. If vou do you'll go out if my ouse agissl deal livelier than you can in. I uivestiHM lust oh much from tl o formons as I intent to Ik-or, and if you two offend me any way you will go out of that door w hich a earmmter put there for jut Hitch people." "( Mi, wo don t want to hurt "Well, then, don't ask mc to return to tlio church; you can't insult mo worse than by requesting that ' "Sister Dora, think ol your father and mother, and " "Don't siH-ak to me of my father, Mr. Morris," she interrupted; "you and the whole church know that my father, prophet though you called him, broke many a woman's heart. If it is required of inc to break as many hearts and ruin as many women us my father did, I should go to perdition before I would go back into the church again, nnd" "Oh, Sister Dura!" exclaimed the teaoher. ' It's a fact, and you know it is a foot. You know that many of his wives died of broken hearts, aud how did ho leave the rest? Look at my mother and look nt all the rest of them! A religion which breaks women's hearts nud ruins them is of the devil. That's what Mormorism docs. Don't talk to mo of my father; but 1 11 tell you one thing, if my father wen- living at present you wouldn't dare to do wlui you are doing now. You wouldn't have stoleu our money from us either. You pi of ess to regard my father ns a prophet, and yet you have John Taylor standing iu my father's shoes, when you know ho is tho worso enemy my father has ou earth. And around him are gathered those brave HHitles, all swearing against father, while in his lifetime i In -y couldn't bo servile enougli. They are brave now." Tlie teachers were dumbfounded at the honest girl s estimate of her father, Brig ham Young, auil. said nothing, A Milkman's Mathematics. When Thomas drove up to the house on Elizabeth street, tho other day, to deliver tho usual quart of mixture, the gentleman of the house kindly in quired: "Thomas, how many quarts of milk do you deliver now?" "Ninety-one, sir." "How innnv cows havo you?" "Nino, sir.1' Tho gentleman made some remarks about tho early spring, state of tho roads, etc., and then asked: "Sav, Thomas, how much milk per day do vour cows averager "Snvon, sir." "Ah um," said tho gentleman, as he moved off. Thomas looked after him, scratched his head, nnd all at once irrew pale us ho pulled out a short pencil and begin to figure on tlio wagou cover. "Nino cows is nine, mid I set seven quarts down under the cows nud multi . .... . . .. . . i . . -ii Iv. runt s sixty tnreo quarts in num. told him I sold liinety-ono quarts per , - . - . i bill onn in ii.fiii w..., .v ..... day. Sixty-tbreo from nmety-ono leaves e nmUw lo finil 0Ht tne prm,i8e dis-twenty-eigbt, and none to curry Now tamcg Q, rU llm TOen,bers ol the solar Wlieru U 1 gel me resi ui inn uuitir x u bo banged it 1 haven't given myself dead away to ouo of mv best custom- era by leaving a tiiirneu nig euviiy in these figures to lie filled with waterl" Rejected Manuscripts. Rejected contributors are sometimes avenired. A scotch newspaper, the Orccn- . . i ll! ii,-: A, Ira-liner, has ceased to exist after r, ! ifo of seventy-eight years. This paper will bo remembered for ono thing onlj it rejected CamplH'spooni of Hohenlin den. on tho ground that it was "not tip to the mark." Compboll lumsoli thongnt lightly of the poem, it is soid, nnbl he was assured by Sir Walter SopM i that it was one of tho finest things of the ktoa that he ever read. Bmoa ia poem nas uoou wm u j -v.- of ffihool-boys who hove spoken it to public on the stage. Charlotte Bronte s (treat novel mot with a similar reception. "Jane Eyro" was written hi .the grey old parsonage nnder the Yortohiro liiU; the rotiRh notes, sketched hasty in pencil, were transcribed in a neat hand as legible as print, and tho manuscnpi., m.w paper wrapper, was sent off from the station-house at Kloighley to publisher after publisher, only to find its way back again, J.-mo,i with thanks." till the packet. nil over with publishers' names, and well-nigh worn out by ita travels, f.l iu wuv into the hands of Messrs. Smith & Elder with a stamped envelope inaiflA for a reply. This story of " Jane Kvre" is. with authors who cannot find publisher, one of the standing sources o! 1 ... . l consolation, ana uu very bituuiik w Unnn of the loose wavin wnlcn pubiisn- ers' readers now and then look through manuscripts that find their way Into oth er hands, TK Tiroint. WOmaA who tried collect toil lor oneriu- - itiilUves iw WikM . .. . .. . o, : j t. 1..1m arm NUMBER 49. FACTS AWD FIQCBES. The Pennsylvania Railroad Com pany runs 235 trains a day through Newark, and 50,000 pedestrians and 6,700 wagons cross the tracks In that time. In the Massachusetts Legislature there are 36 lawyers, 23 farmers, 15 manufacturers, 11 morcbants, 11 real estate agonts, 8 grocers, 6 boot and aho manufacturers, ti physloians. 5 elerks, 6 builders, 3 editors, 3 shoe-makers and 8 stable-keepers. Last year 83,167 acres of Govern ment land were sold In Alabama, Ar kansas, Florida, Louisiana and Missis sippi tho only Southern States where there Is Government land. The amount received was 1.5!yo,000. Of tho land sold 370,03i',26 acres are in Louisiana. In 1877, the year of the discovery of carbonates in Lake County, Colorado, the output of the minos of that Stat was In round numbers 97,000,000, in 1878 It was 9 10.000,000, In 1879 000,000. in 1880 f'J2.000,000 in 1K81 92'-'. 000, 000 and in 1882 about 92V'00, 000. Tho new city hall at Philadelphia if the largest public building In America, covering an area larger than that of the federal capitol by 63,680 superlicial feet It is built of marblo, has absorbed over 57,000.000 bricks besides, and has thus far cost but 8,500,0110, or 91,500,000 less than the unlinisbod capitol at Al bany, N. Y.11.iladelihia Jtecord. The City Government of Now York costs tho people 923.60 a head yearly, a dollar more than last year. Of the b,W persons In Us employ at a cost of K nut l ... t . 97, M 1,013.71 annually, the Mayor gets 910,000. the Comptroller 910,000, the corporation counsel 912,000; but the fattest pickings fall to the Sheriff who gets 97.000, and the county clerk and tho register who get 9'JO.OOO yearly, each AT. i". Uraphk. The work of the French postal ser vice bas been augmented in a striking degree during tho last four yours. The following figures are taken from the last returns. The total transmissions in creased from 863,000.000 in J877 to L.'WO.OOO.OOO in 1881; letters wont from 374.OOO,O;)0 to ifi3,000,000, and news papors from 219.000,000 to 354,000.000. Postal cards, however, are becoming less popular la France. There are now 6, 187 post-offices open. In Introducing his bill to prevent the further sale of Adirondack lands by t no Mate ol ,ow iorK, senator Lan sing said that the number of acres now held by tho State in the counties to be covered by the bill was as follows: Clin ton County, .3S,6ofi; Ess County, 173,161; Franklin County, 163. 981; Fulton County, 15,428; Hamilton County, 160,010; Herkimer County, 13,132; Lewis County, 3,164; Montgom ery County, 16; Saratoga Countv, 10, 430; St. Lawrence County, 42,064; Warren Countv. 24,607; Washington County, 737. 'Total, 606,236. Y. lima. The Transit of Venus. Well, the great astronomical event has oomo and gone, and roientists all over ino worm nave uceu aoio 10 innne observations upon Venus at it passed across the faco of the sun. The lull re sult of their studiovliarrams, and pho tography will not be kuown for several years. Several curious facts have, how ever, been given to the public. The spectroscope has revealed the fact be yond all dispute that there is water on that planet, it was Known oeiore mat there was a great doal of moisture In its atmosphere, but tbe presence ot water In tlio form of oceans and lakes makes it reasonable to suppose that there is life on the surface ot Venus. Heat and moisture are indisponsable factors in the development of vegetable and animal forms, and Venus certainly appears to have both. Prof. Langley, of Pittsburgh, made a very Important discovery. He found a bright spot on tho edge of the planet which must have covered nearly two thousand miles of the surface. This spot might have been a hup-e mountain, or a monster volcano. for it seemed to be an illuminated pro tuberance upon tho face of the planet Within a short time the astronomers will be able to five us tho almost exact dis tance between tho earth and tho sun. This was the primary object of all the observations taken on the 6th of Decem ber. When once It is known how lar tho sun is from the earth, It will be aa system from each other. Indeed, the lull TCSUllS Ol 1110 moors oi uur nairuuw- roers mny not bo comprenendou lor a century. It Is said of the brceka mat their discoveries in geometry Beemed objectless as they were oi no lmmeaiaie utility, but they proved to be ol enor mous boneftl to the human race two thousand years later in making naviga tion a sclonce. At the time the solving of geometrical nrobloms seemed of no more value to the average Greek than is the solving of a chess problem to-day. and yet what a world of gratitude doee the race owe to the Grecian fomtlrl oians. In passing, it ay be "mart that in the spectroscope were many UnM never seen before. should D unaer stood that every line shows certain u.-i.iA. whiiOi Indicate the presence of a specifle metal or o:hsr material. The spectroscope reveals the fact thai the atmosphere of the sun contains hydrogen1, iron, sodium, and many other substances common to this earth. Theso have also been found In Venus, but with them other lines, for which there Is nothing analagous, so tar as w Known, tn me composition oi me earm. imw rest's Monthly. nenrv Irvlnir save that the London publio is led by a few persons. When an actor, anisior auiuor n w a favorite he always maintains some thing of that position, no m awr now much tho ouity oi nis wors. nu i u But Irving will come to tho United States with a different view ow r-o-pie. "So far as I know r-V. says, thev are rem-rkable tot u nalitr. Each one o W" U make up hi. &kl' I bavecertafn Z'iTtLr iut escape from. " r.,i.rf Hero ia Eaflud OTds V. bme aocusto-id to too." .- i ,' 1 :-.U lit 1 1'f ; I ''I I 1 "v ;t -.i: -.