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1 THE JOURNAL. f KAXJtX Ol" ADVKKTISKX;. K Sjtaee. I ir ic Ihi ttui (ta lyr tWOl'lllH I ?13.W 1 lJ'iii I $ $W$t'H) Ie XofrCKt KVBKt HKiMnAY. W. K. TURNER & 00., Proprietors and Publishers. HO K " I rJ i" 12 1 11 J"T lHek f T-"V flfi 1 1 IS 33 10 3 ; Lafl ; .m 1 12 J JTJ I t .so fi-ftj -t a ; BHine- :imt prfvienal curds ten line r less spaee. per annum, ten dol lars. Leril .iitvertlsement at statute rits. "Editorial local notices" flfteea cents a line each insertion. "Local notices" tive eents a line each Inser tion. Adrertisments classified a"Spe eial notices" Hve rents a line tirst Inser tion, three cents line each subsequent insertioH. S3TOfllee. on 11th street., n stair- in JURN.1L. but Mine. Tniwts Per rear, $2. Slxmontks.il. Fkree Months. Wc. Single copies, 60. VOL. XFIr-NO. 20. COLUMBUS, NEB., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1881. WHOLE NO. 592. fit fiwpil u. Y, r ADVERTISEMENTS. . ,, , H EN K Y L t'EKS, BLACKSMITH AND "Wagon Maker, hI ar FMinJry, south of A. . Drpot. AM fctiwt of wood and iron work on TMT-. BWtl. Farm 3!achiHrr. &-. VIWBW5 Ml MBw'9 MM. TIMPKEX SP IilXG BUGGY, AUe, TMK-- iFuifsr Sc P.rncllov Plows. NEBRASKA HOUSE, S. J. MARMOY, Prop'r. Nebraska Ave., South of Depot, A Jtw k. newly tarni-hed. Good tcomMM(itiM. Board by day or wrek hi rea-oHable rates. JSTSef-. rir-t-Cla TalIo. Mon, ST. rit. I Lmlcinfr 25 t'ts H.2tf MILL ljj MKS. M- F:. DRAKE (HAS JUST KKCKIVEI) A LARGE STOCK OF SPRING AND SUMMER MILLINERY il FANCY GIBES. I3t A FILL -HUlMhT F II EUYTHlMi IKI.O(ilN(. I'O KIK IM I.A MILL1.".- EKY STORK, jrj Tmeifth S'.. 'rn lrs .' Stite Bntil. F. GERBER & CO., ! U HK- IN - AM) IXDIRTAKERS. TABLES. Etc.. Etc. GIVE HIM A LL T III IM.VCE ON -ori'H MDK II1I1 ST., Que t.w emit of Hemrz's drug store. -:CITY- Meat Market ! On door north of rot-rtliee, NEBRASKA AVE., - Tolumlin. KKKr ALL KINIte OF Fresh and Salt Meats, -ALs)- SAHSA&E. POULTRY, FHESH FISH. Etc in thrir eaon. fjSJ" C"ii"li pn.il for Ilidrs, I.rirtl :inl Ilncon. l2-x WILL. T. UICKLY. H. B. MORSE ! -TILL CELLING WM. -CHILZ'-OLD TK K At Cost ! At Cost ! AND II V- ADDED A Line of Spring Goods WH1 H HE IS SELLING AT EASTERN PRICES. WM. SCHILZ Omm rtitt be fttmr nt the oli stand. tckert he cnmlimneg t do mil kind of Custom Work and Repairing. BECKER & WELCH. PE0PEIETOSS OF SHELL CRESS MILLS. MANUFACTURERS & WHOLE SALE DEALERS IN FLOUR AND MEAL. OFFICE, COL TTMB US, XFB. ZJTTTTYrmW MILLINERY Ufinl FURNTTME gj I II AXE RE f:ntly rrilCHASED THE feTOC K OF HARDWARE,- STOVES AND .6UCIITI1J1. IMPLEMEMTS ! OF .MR. KOIU-RT UIII.IG, And will continue the business at the rW Min-I. where I will be pleaed toee the old cuitorat-r (no objection to a few oew one-). I hae on hand a large tock of STOVES AND RANGES, ALL STYLES, IZE AND P It ICE. ETBOrGnT! VERY LOWtgJ NAILS, PUMPS: Eope. Gliss, Paint. Putty. BARBED WIRE, v bought befor the monopoly price) Agricultural Implements!! I OF ALL KINDS. The Jsk Sssre Ms i Spssiilty, PLOWS, HARROWS, RAKES. THE! ELEBRl'ED Buckeye Cultivators, DRILLS AND SEEDERS. CLIMAX MOWERS ELWARD HARVESTERS AND CORD BINDERS. EUREKA. MOWERS, wid nit and litrht.t draft machine made, (owe aid -ee lhi machine if you don't look at any tiling ele. THE OLD RELIABLE Chicago Pitts Thresher, with team or Horc power. The Iron Turbine Wind Mills, Tho mill that t nd all the torm. and N always ready for action. Atent for DAV1-J, (iOl'LD CO'S Buggies. Carrinso, and Platform Spriiis Wagons, wbiek I can ?el cheaper than you can so oh foot. No trouble to hov trood r talk price. If are dea in' and "live and let lhi" price will ecnre a hare of your patronage, I shall be pleased to' re uoive it. gi:o. i. rosTEie. 505 Successor to R. Fhlig. oori'a-aiBiTs STATE BAKE, C0LUXBUS, NEBRASKA. CASH CAPITAL, - $50,000 DIRECTORS: Leanper. Gebsard, Pres'i. Geo. V IIolst Vice Pres't. Julius A Reed. Edward A. Gerrard. Aryer Turner, Cashier. Itanlc oT IopoIt, DNconnl and Kxchunse. Collection Iromptlj-.Hade oh all IoIat.. Pay Intere-t oh Time Iepo.. num his! mm. END PRING PLATFORM SPRINGS, WHITNEY & BREWSTER SIDE SPRINGS. Light I'lensuie snd Business Wag ons of all Descriptions. We are pleased to invite the attention of the -public to the fact that we hare jw-t received a car load of Wagons and BHireies of all description, and that we are the sole agents for the counties ol Platte, Butler. P.oone. Madison, Merrick, Polk and York, for the celebrated C0RTLA2n) WAGON COMP'Y, of Cortland, New Y'ork.and that we are offering the-e wason- cheaper than any other wagon built of -ame material, -nleand finish can be sold for iu thi county. 3"Send for Catalogue and Price-list. PHIIM CAEV, Columbus, Neb. 464-tf ANDERSON & ROEN, BACKERS, EI.EVKNTH ST., COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA. JSTDepnsits received, and interest paid on time deposits. TSTPrompt attention given to collec tions and proceeds remitted on day of payment. 1ST Passage tickets to or from European points by best lines at Imcest rates. ISTDratts on principal points in Eu rope. REFERENCES AND CORRESPONDENTS: First National Bank. Decorah, Iowa. Alkiu.fc Co.. Chiciso. Omaha National Bank, Omaha. First National Bank, Chicago. Kountze Bros., N. Y. Dr. A. HEINTZ, DKILER IX BUGS, MEOICIRES. CHEMICALS 1I.MJ, LHII'ORS, Fine Soaps, Brushes, PERFUMERY, Etc., Etc., And all articles usually kept on hand by Druggist-.. Physicians Prescriptions Carefully Compounded. Eleventh street, near Foundry. COLUMBUS. : NEBRASKA SPEICE & NORTH, fieneral Agents for the Sale of Real Estate. Union Pacific, and Midland Pacific II. R. Land for -ale atfrom$3.00to$10.()0 per acre for cash, or on ti vc or ten year time, in annual payment to suitpur- haers. We have al-o a large and hoiee lot of other land, improved and unimproved, for ale at low price anil on reasonable terms. ANo buine and re-idenco lotf in the city. A'e keep a complete ab-traet of title to all real c. tate in Platte County. ttafc coii'iiirs. if.. Herman Qiwn Bm- WHOLESALE & RETAIL GEOCEES! ALSO DRALEKS IX Crocker. (Jlassware. Lamps. Etc.. and Coiintiv Produce of all Kinds. THE ItET OF FLOUR AI.. WAYS KEPT O I1A.I. FOR THE LEAST MONEY! JSTGood delivered free of charge to any part of the city. Termcah. Corner Eleventh and Olive Streets, Columbus, Xeb. TTESRl GASS, Manufacturer and dealer in Wooden and Metalic Burial Caskets All kinds and sizes of Kole.. also has the sole right to manufac ture and sell the Smith's Hammock Reclining Chair. Cabinet Turninsr and Scroll work. Pic ture, Picture Frames and Mouldings, Looking-glass Plate, Walnut Lumber, etc., etc COLUMJJUS, NEB. WE EKER Ac K:OIIEL,. AT THE i COLUMBUS MEAT HM&T ! On Eleventh. Street, Where meats are almost given away for cash. Beef per lb., from " 10 et. Best steak, pe. lb., . . . 10 " Mutton, per lb., from .. . .6(310 " Sauasre. per lb., from S 10 " tSTbpeeial prices to hotel-. .2-ly LAV, REAL ESTATE AXD GENERAL COLLECTION OFFICE W.S.GEER -rONE- TO LO.vy in mall lot on 1V1 farm property, time one to three year. Farm with some improvement bought and old. Office for the preent at the Clother Jlouse. Columbu. Neb. 4-HJ-x COLUMRLX Restaurant and Saloon! E. D. SHEEHAX, Proprietor. JST Wholesale and Retail Dealer in For eisn Wine. Liquor and Cigars, Dub lin stout, Scotch and English Ales. JST.K'eji'Hc'.'y Whiskies a Specialty. OYSTERS in their season, by the case can or dish. llti Street. South of Depot GOOD GOODS Es!$ BUSINESS CARDS. pOR. KIEL'S Jfc SULLI VA3f, A TTORXETS-A T-LA W, Up-stair in Gluck Buildins, 11th street, Above the New bank. TOIIX J.MAIJGHAZV, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND XOTAlil PUBLIC, I'lattk Center, Neb. TT J. HUDSON, NOTARY PUBLIC, 12th Street, - doors rrrst of IUmmonil Hone, Columbus, Xeb. 4!l-y Tvlt. M. i. Tin;iesTo., EEblDENT DENTIST. Onice over corner of 11th and North-t. All operation lirt-clasand warrauted. c THICA;0 ItAKIIEK SHOP! HENRY WOODS, Prop'r. tS"Everythinj: in tir.t-class tyle Also keep the bet of cigars. 310-y rcAZ.I,l.STi:iC HROS., A TTORXEYS A T LA W, Oilice up.tair in McAllister's build im,'. 11th t. W.A. MeAHiter, Notarv Public. J. M. MACFIRLAND. B. R. COW DXRV. Ceils::::. LAW AND COLLECTION OFFICE OK JOHN M. MACFARLAND. Columbus. : : : Nebraska. Tp II. IM.SriIIv, llth St., nearly opp. Gluck's store, ell IIanie, Saddle. Collar, Whip-. Blanket. Curry Comb-, l.riuhe, etc., at thelowe-t po-ible price-. Repair promptly attended to. M. .1. THOMPSON, XOTARY PUBLIC And (Jener.il Collection Aent, St. Edwards, Boone Co., Neb. DYROV MILLETT, Ju-tiieof the Peace and Notary Public. VICO. .til I. LETT, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Columbus Nebra-ka. N.I!. He will gie close attention to all inisine entrusted to him. 2H. T OUIS SCHREIBER, BLACKSMITH AND WAGON MAKER. All kind- of repairinc done on hort notice. Rutrgie-, Wagon-, etc.. made to order, and all work guaranteed. jSThop opposite the "Tatters ill." OHe Mreet. -" T7 .1. sciiuc;. .11. !., PHYSICIAN AND SUB GEON, Columbus, "cl. Ojfice Cornpr of North and Eleventh St-.,up--tair. in (Huck-brick building. Consultation in German and English. TAMES PEARSALL IS trepared, with FIRST- CLASS A PPA RA TUS, To remove house at reasonable rates. Give him a call. "jOTICE TO TEACHERS. J. E. Moncrief, Co. Supt., Will be in his oliice at the Court House on the fir-t and last Saturdays of each month for the purpo-e' of examining applicants for teacher' certificate-, and for the tran-acttonof any other buine-s pertaining to schools. "07-y Drs. MITCHELL & MARTYN, FOI.F.UKFS UED1CAL I mWkl INSTITUTE. Surgeons O.. N. & B. U.. B. B Asst. Sunjeons U. P. B"y, COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA. TUTT'S PILLS INDORSED BY PHYSICIANS, CLERGYMEN, AND THE AFFLICTED EVERYWHERE. THE GREATEST MEDICAL TRIUMPH OF THE AGE. SYMPTOMS OF A TORPID LSVER, Ijosa of appotite.Tf anea.boela costive. Pain in tneHead.ith a"dull lensationln tho back part. Pain imder the ahoulder blade, fullnesa after eating, with a disin clination, to exertion of body or mind, Irritability of temper. Low apirita. Ijosa of memory, with a feeling of naving neg; lected some duty, wearineaa, piazmeaa, Plattenng of the Heart, DotaBefore the eyea. Yellow akin. HeadacheBeatleaa neas at night, highly colored Urine. IT THESE W AE5IHGS AEE TTJTHEEDED, SERIOUS DISEASES WiLLSOON BE DEVELOPED. 1'UITS FILLS are especially adapted to jnchcueipOncdoM enVcts suchnchange of fcellnc hs to astonish the sufferer. They Iorrcau the A?pl lie. and cansc the boly to Take on Flesh, thus the system la BoarlaheI.and by thPlrTonle Aetlonon the DtgnUTr Ormuii., Bfcnlsr Stool are pra dnced. Trice a cfcts. MMnrroy WU.X.Y. TUTT'S HAIR DYE, Orat Hair or WirrncEBs ehancwl to a Ouowor Black by a single application of this DTK. It Imparts a natural olur. aeu Inataataiiroaly. gold bjDruguU,or . ot bj czprv, od rcvipt of f 1. OfTIco, 35 Murray St., New York. CDr. TCTTS SlsClL tf TklkU UrarsatUa ta4 1 Cefil HrntU U miUvi RiX lypHfitUa.f 03LY o.m: FAIJlr. Yon may see it in Greenwood cemetery. A .splendid tombstone with a woman's name upon it. Not Ruth Tlolly though that is the name under which you shall know her but a prouder name, and one you may have heard. Flowers grow about her tomb, and the turf lie softly over it. You wonld scarcely guess her lite and its sad end as jou stood there. Rather would you fancy that love and tenderne-s sur rounded one over whom such piles of sculptured marble rears itself from her birth unto her death. It is a story such as I seldom write this life of hers one that can not be ended by happy re-union and the sweet sound of marriage belis; but tin re are too many such stories in the world to be quietly passed over, haply there be any warning in them. The lives of others are. if we read them rightly, the best sermons ever preached, and this of Ruth Holly's is only too true. Yet it began very sweetly, like some old pastoral poem. She loved and was beloved again, and the man she lov ed had only one fault. lie was young, he wis brave, he was witty, he was handsome, he was sonerou; his love was devotion, his friend ship no lukewarm thitig of words; he had great talent and great power. His elf quence had thrilled many an audience worth the thrillinir. What he wrote touched the soul to the very quick. He was an amateur painter and musician and every where was loved and honored and admired. He had only one tauit in the world he drank too mueli wine at times. Wheu he did so he turn ed, so slid convivial friends, into a very demi-irod. It was wrong, but not so bad as might have been, and he would sow his wild oats some day, they said, loving him as his friends all loved him; and so Ruth thought. Sweet, loving, beautiful Ruth, to whom lie had pliirhted hi troth and wooed in verse and soni: and with his moat elrquent ejes long before he put his passion into wordc; but so did not think Ruth HollyV father. This one fanlt of Edward Holly's overshadowed hi? virtue in his eyes, and he retused him his daughter's hand, giving him the reason why plainly and not kindly. 'You'll be a drunkard yet, Xed Holly, said the old man, shakinghis head, earnestly. 'I've seen men of genius iro the same road before. I've often said I'd rather have no talent in my family, sinre it seems to lead so surely to dissipation. Jly sons are not too brilliant to be sober men, thank heaven, and as for my daugh ter, only a sober man shall have her tor a wife; you'd break her heart, Ned Holly.' So the dashing man of letters foil himself insulted and retorted hotly, and the two were enemies. Ruth suffered bitterly. She loved her father, and she loved Edward. To disobey her parent, or to break her lover's heart, seemed the only choice offered her. She had other lovers, she had seen much society, and had been introduced to the hiirhest circles in France as well as in England, but amongst all the men she had known none pleased her as Edward Holly did. Not what one styles an intellectual woman herself, she reverenced intellect, and her affections were intense. The strug gle in her heart was terrible. She met with her lover by stealth, against her father's will, but for a long while she resented his entreat ies to marry him in defiance of her father's refusal. At last, anjrered by her persistence in obedience, Ed ward accused her of fearing to share the fortunes of one comparatively poor one who must carve his own way up life's steep hill without assis tance. The unmerited reproach sunk deeply into her warm heart, and in a sudden impulse of tenderness and sympathy she gave him the promise he had so long songht in vain. They were married that evening, and be fore morning were upon their way to a far-off city, where Edward, san guine and conscious of power, be lieved that he should make for him self a name and position of which any woman might be proud. To her father Ruth wrote a long letter, im ploring his forgiveness, but the answer crushed all hope within her bosom. Aa you now sow, so must you reap,' were the words her father wrote. 'I have no longer a daugh ter,' and Ruth knew that henceforth (for she had been motherless for years) she had in all the world only the hnsbaud for whom she had sac rificed fortune, and what is worth far more, the tender protection of a father. In those early days Edward did his best to make amends for all, and she was so proud of him and so fond of him that she soon forgot to irrieve. She heard his name uttered in praise by all. She knew that he had but to keep steadily on, to mount to the proudest seat in fame's high temple, and for a year she had no fear of his faltering. Now and then a feverish something in his voice and manner, a strange light in his eyes, a greater flow of eloquence in his talk, a more passionate dem onstration of love for her than usual, told that he was under the influence of wine, but the fact only seemed to enhance his power of fascination. Never was he so brilliant, never so handsome. Almost could Ruth have laughed at the sermons preached bj the temperance folks of the harm sure to tollow wine-drinkimr. If the story could end here, the true story of Ruth Holly's life, it would be almost a happy one, but alas, the sunny slope adown which it seemed so eay to slide, daily grew darker as the years flew on. How they began to tell her the (ate before her. Ruth hardly knew. A little tlu-h of shame came first when his .step was unsteady and hi? voice too loud. Then a grieved tear or two when he was unreasonable. Then a sorrow that kept her heart aching night and day, for the mau who first won inspiration from the glass now lost it iu its depth; lec tuies to be delivered were not given to tho expectant public because 'ot the illness ol the lectnrcr.' Ruth knew what that illness meant, and tried to hide it. Liter- ar work was neelected also. Honey was lo-it that might have been eaMh won. Debts grew and credits les sened, the handsome suite of rooms wa- exchanged for one quite shabby. Ruth's dre-s became poverty-stricken, her hudiand was out at the elbows and at the toes he was In toxicated from morning until night, and yet she loved him and clung to him, and iu his sober moments he loved her as fondly as ever. Some times the old strength and the old hope would be aroused in him and he would struggle to regain his lost position, but it was all iu vain, rum tiiumphod, and in five years from her wedding day Ruth totind herselt with her one remaiuing child, the first having died within a year of its birth, in the dingiest of wretched tenement houses, in a state border ing upon beggary. Edward had been more madly iutoxicated than ever before; he had even given her a blow, and uow. a the night wore on, he muttered and raved and called tor brandy, and cursed her and himself until sue trembled with fear, t last, as the clock struck 10, he started to his feet and staggered out of the room, vowing to get drunk somewhere. Poor Ruth stood where he had left her for a few moments. The memory of the past was strong on. her that night. Just at this hour five years before they had lied from her father's home together. How tender lie was, how loving, how gentle! How he vowed that she would never regret that night, and how had he kept thoe promises? He had broken everv vow he neith er cherished nor protected her. Hi worldly goods he had given to the ravenous demon, drink, his love had become a something scarcely worth having, and yet she loved him and clung to him. She tried to feel cold and hard toward him, but she could not; she strove to remember the blow ho had given her, the oaths he had uttered, but she answered her self as she did so, 'It was not him who did it it was rum.' She lis tened to the uncertain, reeling foot steps in the street below and burst into tears. 'My poor darling,' she whispered, as she thought some grievous calam ity had smitten him into the thing he was, and he had not himelf 'put an enemy in his mouth to steal away his brain,' unmindful of her plead ing, unmindful of her woo and of her shame. She thought of him reeling helplessly along the street, and feared that some harm wonld come to him. He might fall in some out-of-the-way place and lie there undiscovered and so freeze to death that bitter night, and in her agony of terror poor Ruth could not res train herself from following him. Her poor weakly bibv slept; she wrapped it in a blanket and laid it in its poor cradle. Then che threw her warm shawl over her head, and hastened down the street, Liny this late Saturday night with marKet- going people of the poorer classes. A little way before her reeled the handsome, broad-shouldered figure of her husband, and she, a lady bred and born, fastidious, elegant, accom plished, reared in luxury, heard poor laborers wives waru their chil dren to beware of the 'drunken fellow.' She heard course laughs at his ex pense, and under the shr.dow of her shawl her cheek burnt hotly, but for all that she never thought of going back and leaving him to himself. As soon as she could she gained hi? side anil called to him by name: 'Edward! Edward I He turned and stood unsteadily looking at her iu a bewildered way. You ?' he said. 'You ought to be at home this time of night.' 'So ought we both,' said Ruth. 'Come, dear.' He threw her hand off. I'm ray own master he said. 'I'm not tied to any woman's apron string! and staggered away again, Ruth following through the long streets with every face turned to ward them as they passed some laughing, tome contemptuous, some terrified ; out at last upon the wharves, and there the besotted man sat down more stupefied-by the liquoi; he had swallowed, in that fresh, cold air. Ruth wa, thinly clad the chill of the sea-Mast seem ed to reach her very heart. She thought of the babe at home and tears courted dowu her cheeks. Again and again she pled with the mail man at her side. Again and agaiu she tried to bring to his mind some lingering memory of the past days when his love and protection had been hers. In vain. Wild fan cies filled his brtin. demons bom ol the fumes of rum held possession ol his senses. Sometimes he thrust her from him, sometimes be gave her a maudlin embrace, and bade her bring him more liquor, but go home he would not. The distant hom ot the city died out at last, all was still with the strange stillness of a city night. The frosty aUw twinklcil overhead. Now and then a night boat passed up the river, with meas tired beat and throb. Once a ruffian-ly-looking fellow sauntered past them on the pier, but though Ik flung her an in-olent word and yel more insolent laugh, and went awa singing yet more insolently, he did not approach them. So benumbed had Ruth grown, so cold to the verj heart was -he, that the power o motion had almost deserted her. when at last, as the church clock nol far away tolled the hour of tour, the degraded man staggered to his feet and reeled homeward. She follow ed feebly, and only by clinging to the balustrade could she mount the wretched stairs. It was bitter cold within as without, but she was glad to find herself at last under shelter. Her babe still 'lumbered and she did not waken il. Her frozen bosom could only have chilled the litlle creature. There were a few bits of broken wood in one corner, and with these she made a fire in the old stove, and crouched over il, striviu to gain some little warmth, while her husband slumbered heavily upon the bed in the corner, to which he had staggered on his entrance. Thus an hour passed by, and Ruth also fell a-Ieep. The silence, the pleasant warmth at her feet, the fancy that all her trouble was over for the night, lulled her to pleasant dream. From them she was awak ened bv the loud ringing of the fac tory bell and by the sound of cries and shouts in the street below. She cast her t-yes toward the bed her husband was not there? toward the cradle it was empty. She flew to the window the street was full of factory bojs with their tin kettle-. Some great je3t amused them might ily. They roared, they danced, the) tossed their ragged caps on high, they shrieked in unmusical laughter, and the object of all this mad mirth was only too evident. On the steps of the liquor store opposite stood Edward Holly, hold ing his child in hi arms and exhib iting for the benefit of the delighted crowd all those antic- ol which an intoxicated man alone is capable. He called on the grinning master ot the gin-cellar to 'give this child some brandy ;' and turned the screaming infant about iu a manner that left no doubt that he would end by drop ping it upon the broken pavement. Wild with terror Ruth rushed out into the street, and made her way through the crowd to the spot where her husband stood, but before she reached him the scene had changed. Some boy more brutal than the rest had thrown a handful of mud into Edward Holly's face, and he, reeliug and blaspheming, had dashed forward to revenge fhe act. The child had ben flung away at the first step, but fortunately bad been caught by an old woman who, though a degraded creature herelf, had enough of the woman remaining to save an infant from injury. And now the whole horde of boys beset the drunken man, pelting him with sticks and stones and decayed vegetables from the kennel, and re veling in the brutal delight with which such a scene always seems to inspire boys of the lower classes. Rnth saw that her babe was safe and that her husband was in danger, and, forgetful of all else, flew toward him. She cared nothing for tho jeers of the mob; before them all she flung her arms about him and interposed her beautiful person be tween him and his assailants. The head that had carried itself a little proudly in the presence of the high est of the land that had seemed more queenly than that of the Em press herself at the court of Franco that had awakened the envy of titled English women when the young American woman dwelt among them dropped itself low upon tho bosom of the drunken wretch who was the jeer and scorn of a low mob, and only in love and pity, not in anger, did she apeak to him : 'Come home, Edward! They'll hurt you, my poor love! come home with me.' Mad as he was filled with tho demon of drink, to the exclusion of the soul (iod had given him the soil, sweet voice, the foud touch of the white fingers, awakened some memory of the past in the man's breast. 'Co you home, girl ! he whispered. I'll kill them? Don't fret. I'll kill em, and ' 'Come home, darling,' she whis pered again, and he stopped and gave her a kiss. At that the boys yelled derisively, and flung more mud and stones at them. One threw a stone a heavy stone, sharp-pointed and jagged. Whether he ever intended to strike the man is doubt ful, but the missile flew fiercely through the air and crashed against the golden head of the devoted wife. A stream of blood gushed from the white templeand pcured down npon the bo-,oru where it dropped never to lift itself again never, never more. Only with a quivering shud der of jwin ,he felt for fhe face of the man who had sworn to love and cherish her, and had broken that vow so utterly while hers had been so truly kept. 'Cood-by, Edward, she whispered. I can't soo ou now kiss me. Oh, be good to bubj ! Be good to babj ! and no word more. The crowd was hushed to sileuce. A sobered man bent over the dead woman, whose hands Jmd dropped away Iroin his breast, and the love and truth and tenderness of her heart were all manifest to him in that terrible moment manifest in, vain, for repentence could not res tore her to life, nor blot out the love which had crushed her heart through all tho-e weary days of her sad mar ried life. 'What is the matter here?' cried a voice, as a portly man fo-ced hi way through the crowd. 'A woman hurt?' 'A woman killed,' said the policeman, 'and that brute is the cause of all,' and the gentleman bent forward and started back with aery of anguish. 'It is Ruth!' he said. 'M Ruth!' and fell hack into the policeman's arms in a deathlike swoon. For giveness and repentence had como alike too late for poor Rnth Holly. Her father could give her nothing but a grave. The child born amidst want and penury, nourished by a half-starving mother, pined away and died in the luxurious home to which its grand father bore it ; and now, as the old man sits alone in his "pleucid home, he sometimes hetrs a strange, wild cry iu the streets outside, through which a drunken creature reels and staggers, howling ever and anon, 'Ruth! Uulli! Ruth!' It is Edwin! Holly, who ever in his drunken madness searches for his murdered wife. It is the pitiful, horrible, heart-breaking wreck of the once splendidly-beautiful nvin of talent, who had only one fault. Jfary Kyle Dallas. A very distressing accident occur red to the daughter of Joseph Karl, a Bohemian rosidenl of Midland Precinct, on List Thursday, and which has since terminated fatally. The girl, aged about teu years, was filling a hand lamp with oi! while the wick was burning, when the oil ignited, exploding the can and en veloping the girl in flames from her feet to her face, though the face escaped injury. Cy the timely action of her mother the house was spared from the fltmes. Dr. Woods arrived at the place about three hours after wards when he ascertained the girl injuries would prove fital a3 she had inhaled the flime. Her clothe? all horned to the flesh except a strip of them on her back. The unfortunate danghter lingered in her nffering until Friday when death relieved her from'further agony. Schuyler Sun. Senator Brown, of Georgia, la to become the fortunate owner of s re markable suit of clothes. It is to be manufactured of raw cotton, at the Atlanta Exposition, within the apace of twtmt)-four hours the cotton to be picked, ginned, spun, dyed and woveu iu public.