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VOL IX. NO. 43.
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ment. 2. If a person orders his paper discontin
ued, he must pay all arrearages, or the pub
lisher may continue to send it until payment
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er the paper is taken from the office or not.
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post-office, or removing and leaving them un
called for, is prima facie evidence of fraud.
I News Established in 1877.
Citizen Established in 1872.
United November 15, 1881.
Futli3tiel every Thursday ty
Entered at the Morrisrille PostofBce
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V real Veterinary College. Honorary Fellow
Montreal Medical Ass.s-iation, Veterinary Sur-
geou to Suelburne taniw. tans promptly at
tended. Office, li t Church Street,
Burlington, Vt.
--vF VT.FR IV Italian and American Marble,
I J all kinds of Granite; Momimeuts, Head-
Stones, Tablets, &r. Cemetery work neatly ex
ecuted orders promptly tilled.
Cambridge, .
EALER IN" liutter. Clieese. Beans, and Pro
visions. No. 17 hultou street, Boston.
F. X. RAXD & CO.,
J Dealers in Country Produce. Butter, Eggs,
Potatoes, Fruits, etc
11) i 3.! Icust St..
Haverhill, .Mass.
M. George.
J. L. Harding.
MERCHANTS ill butter,
beans, nouitrv. maple sugar
V- cheese, eggs.
and svrup. Also dealers in i-oreign and Domes
tic Fruits. Consignments solicited and orders
solicited. 114 South Market St., BOSTON, Mass.
E. J. Hali. E. II. Johnson.
hours until 9 . M. ; from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 P.
x. Office at Dr. Hall's residence.
Mokkistille. Vt.
th market affords. Ieetox and einlutuiier.
Mokkisvillk, Vt.
of Compass. Transit, anil Level Work
promptly attended to. Also Ageut eriuout
National Lite lus. Co.
Johnson. A t.
MANUFACTURER and dealer in all kinds of
Marble and iraiiite. Work Guaranteed
s Good and Prices as Low as any in ermout.
Portland Street. Morrisville, V t.
JOHNSON, VT. Terms of 20 weeks each
Begin the first Tuesday of September and
second Tuesday of February. .
A. H. Campbell. Ph. D.. Principal.
lFxtai, surgeon. Morris ville, vt.
Office open Sundsys from n to l p. m. ior
extracting. Patients from out oi lowu, please
make eiigagemeuts by man m advance.
DEALER IN Wagons of all kinds; one and
two horse Luinlx-r and Express Wagons,
Buggies, etc. Iron work and repairing done to
order : also Horse Shoeing, liive nun a can.
Morris ville, Vt.
H. N. WA1TE, M
Formerly of Stowe. Vt. ; recently of New York
City ; resnilar graduated Fliysieiau and Surgeou.
Gives special attention to the trial men t of
chronic aud nervous diseases; ten years' expe
rience in the regular practice of medicine and
surgery in the City of New York ; also Hospital
and Disoensarv Experience. H idlest New York
Cit v references and eonntry testimonials furnish
ed on application. Wltice aud residence perma
nentlv located. Johnson. V t. w
Is Agent For the Following
Fire Companies:
New England
Union Mutual
Vermont Mutual.
There is no letter line of Companies
t a ny Agency ui Vermont.
Hevere House,
Near Boston ami Maine, Eastern, Fitcliburjr,
and LOweil depois, centres husiness hii
places of amusement Handsomely r'urnislied,
Homelike aim oouiioriauie. iveni on tlie
Hooms all larsre and
comfortable; elc.m
suites with baths attached
ample puniic parlors;
geatiemen's caleauu uiilard-ruom, aud uist-class
In every respect.
frsm $1,00
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J. F. MERROW & CO, Proprietors.
To Those Who Save.
The following table shows the surpris
ingly large sums which savings of one,
five, ten, twenty -five, fifty, and 100 cents
per day, compounded semi-annually, at
4 per cent., will amount to in 5, 10, 20,
and 50 years :
6Yrs. loYrs. 20Yrs. 50 Yrs.
One cent 20.us 44.56 110.T8 672.t'.7
Five cents l(i.4I 2!.2 553.92 2Siil.ai
Ten Cents nn.ta 445.B4 1W7.S4 57Jfi.72
Twentv-flve CtS. 5(rj.(l7 1114.11 27K9.61 14;il2
Fifty 6nn imu.15 222S.42 .Vi.L'.( 2S;i.r4
One dollar 2008.31 44.V1.44 11U7S.47 67207.2!
Do 5 on ask, "i Where can I do this and
have uiy money absolutely safe ? " Let
us give you some facts. The Lamoille
County Savings Dank and Trust Co. of
Hyde Fark is an institution run on the
following principles :
1st. . JS'ot a dollar is loaned without
the personal knowledge of some one of
the Hoard of Directors that the loan is
safe beyond question.
2d. It is run as a home tinsitution
Every dollar is loaned in Lamoille and
adjacent counties, and every worthy en
terprise in the vicinity of the towns
whence the deposits of the Bank come.
is fostered and encouraged in preference
to other investments, so far as it can be
done with absolute safety.
Sd. Under no circumstances is a dol
lar invested in any western morgage or
other out-of-the-State security. We
might perhaps pay our depositors one
half of one per cent, per annum more
interest by incurring a little additonal
risk, if no loss should come, but we
believe there is to-day a "long felt
want" in Vermont for a savings institu
tion which will loan its funds at home.
It is needed that Vermont may not
become impoverished. It is needed for
the building up and fostering home in
stitutions. Vermont towns will not
boom without money any more than
towns beyond the Mississippi and in
Alabama. It is needed for the greater
safety of the savings of widows and or
phans as well as of all those who look
rather to the absolute security of the
principal than to high rates of interest.
With no disparagement to our neighbors
who prefer to occupy western fields we
offer to the depositing public the La
moille County Savings Bank and Trust
Co. as an institution organized to meet
the demand for a strictly home investment
Savings Bank. That such a demand ex
ists, and that the people are ready to be
stow their confidence and encourage
ment upon such an instiiution, is evi
denced by the fact that the aggregate of
the small deposits alone in this bank
not counting any in excess of $1000
ere at the end of the first six months
of its business. $o7,19G.00, a record
without parallel, we believe, in the
history of Vermont Savings Banks.
4th. Under no circumstances does
this Hank take over fipor cent. It won If i
not, knowingly, make an investment
which would pay over 6 per cent. The
safest class of loans and securities will
command money at 6 per cent. The
Bank pays the State a tax of six-tenths
of 1 per cent, on deposits in lieu of all
taxt s to the depositors. It must then be
evident that 4 per cent, per annum is all
that the Bank can safely pay. This
rate it will pay. It is guaranteed and
rests on no contingency. Interest will
be compounded semi-annually if not
I Tie Lamoille County Savings Bank
and. Trust Co., HyS.8 Tar's, Vt.
Found at tet
A purely herbal remedy which con
tains no minerals or poisonous drugs.
foii tie treatment of all diseases of the
Liv-r and Kidnevs.
I' pon the health of these organs, de
pends th health of every organ of the
bodv. The chronic diseases of thou
sands, who suffer hopelessly, and are
treated ineffectually, might be traced
directly to disordered Liver aud Kid
neys, ana cured by the proper remedies,
applied to the root of the disease.
liie i. II..WU12 testimonial is one oi
hunriiWs r- ceived, as continuation of
the cm, ive properties of our remedy,
which in mt only formulated bv a i'hy-
sician t ears actual practice, but
prescriVd liv over OtiUO physicians. For
sale by ail druggists at $1 per bottle or
o bottles t r . Lr. Koyce s Journal
mailed lree.
St. Johvsbury, Vt., July 5, 1&S7.
Dr. Rovi'K 1 .ii Sir : One year auo I was
compelled m . :. . i uiy preaching engagements
In consequent ..f weakness ot voice attended
with much siuf rim:. 1 continued in this condi
tion for eight months, unable to attend to my
ministerial duties and no encouragement that 1
should be aide to resume niv labors. Dr. Koyce
being in town 1 applied for medical treatment.
aud tind myself wholly cured, voice full strength,
and relieved of stilii-ring. It atfords me great
pleasure to bear testimony totheexellent -effects
from treatment received, and shall always rec-
omend lr. Koyce t all who are suffering, no
matter what tie trouble may be or how
many doctors you have tried in vain. Call on
nun ; you will nmi in nr. Koyce a siinpliatliiziug
friend aud a skillful physician.
1C1-.V. M. ;. HENUKKSON.
St. Aluass. Vt., Nov. 18. 1SS7.
Dr. Roype,
1IHAK Sir:- I want to let the people know what
your medicine has done for me. 1 was a great
sufferer from catarrh and bronchitis ; there
was a roaring noise in my head all the
time and a constant cough, with droppings in
the throat. I began to fear I was running into
consumption. Iliad tried so many physicians,
and so much patent medicine. 1 was clear dis
couraged. A inenu crsuauci me to rry your
Herbal Kemedy. 1 done so with no faith what
ever, but the first bottle convinced me that it
had the true merit. . Mv cough is entirely cured.
the roaring in my head is all gone, and I know
I am on the road to rapid recovery, and I can
not express my thankfulness, aud I would say to
any sufferer, try this great Herbal Remedy.
Mrs. Ellen Howe.
Hardy, Harris & Co.,
1 S. Correspondence solicited bv ns
or to E. W. Royce, M . D., Springfield,
II. C. F.
S. L.G.
Rememher that we are prepared to do all
kinds of Insurance Musiuess on short notice.
being resident agents for several first-class com
panies, anions otuers
Insurance Co. of No. America
Tk Oldeat uad Ntraet Compaay
Doine business in this section. We shall appre
ciate your patronage aud Iioiih to get a fair share
ol H.
will have an Interest in the lousiness and parties
may apply to or communiciitj with him, or with
the uuuersigneu.
Morrisville, Vermont.
May, 1800.
Champlain Valley Association
"ETedneslay. Thursday, Friday,
September 3, 4 and 5.
Tliis will lie one of the best Fairs ever held m
Western Vermont
It is expected that Dr. Webb will make a large
exhibit of his noted imported horses.
Entries in races and live stock department
close August 27.
Competition Open tbe World.
Good Races Every Day.
Prices of Admission Reduced,
while the high character of the exhibition
is fully maintained.
Erff-Send to the Secretary for Premium List.
A Full Line of
George Elmore's Block,
Morris ville, Vt. '
Also a good assortment of
Tobaccos, Pipes,
Cigars, &c, all at
lowest casn prices.
A full stock of the II. 0.
Shingles constantly on band.
Do You Want a
Lumber Wagon
If so, examine those manufactured by
II. J. Lilley & Co., who have
constantly on hand the lar
gest assortment of
ever shown in this section. We sell on
very tavorable terms.
We have constantly on hand a good
siock or standard wood huh and fearven
patent W heels which we sell at very low
prices. We can sell vou a set of XX
Sarven patent buggy Wheels with hubs
banded and will include tire which is
the best quality of steel, round edges
extended over the rim. for $11.50, and
will set the boxes free of charge.
Respectfully soliciting a continuance
of your valued orders which shall have
prompt attention, we ape
l'ours truly,
Hvde Park. Vt.
Jol) Printing
All kinds of
Printing neatly
Orders left either
Park, or sent by mail,
receive prompt atten
Jol) Printing.
The Morrisville
is now open for business. We wish to say to the
people of Morrisville and all interested in laun
dry work in other towns that Mr. H. B. Pitkin.
proprietor of Pitkin's Capital Laundry. 53 Alain
St.. Montpelier. has been engaged to take full
charge and we feel confident that the reputation
of Mr. Pitkin, who is second to no laundryman
In the Male, with Ills new metliods (used only iv
himself) and with our guarantee that all work
shall be done in a satisfactory manner, will give
us the patronage of the people. Most sincerely
thanking our many customers who stood by us
through trials incident to the first experience In
the laundry, we shall study and work to please,
thereby hoping the citizens of Morrisville will
stand by u. and by their influence and patron
age help a new enterprise striving for existence
in this city.
Morrisville Steam Laundry Co.,
Morrisville, Vt.
one ol tbe BEST MEDICINES ever Invents!
both Externally and Internally., It is safe and cer
tain in its action . For Burns, Poisoning, Erysipelas,
Inflammation of the Eyes or Bowels, Earache,
Deafness, Rheumatism, Pains in i Side, Back, oi
Shoulders. Piles, Sore Throat, Croup, or Broil'
rhitii. Price cts. and f i. at all druggists.
E. MORGAN &.SONS, Proprietors,
Notice Is hereby given that application will be
made to the next Legislature of Vermont for a
charter for a Havings Bank and Trust Va. to be
located at Morrisville in the County of Lamoille.
August 18 tm. w3
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s a m
Driving the eows from the upper meadow
Beauty and Brindle and Bess
Now in. the sunlight, now in the shadow,
And now in the wind's caress;
With eonfs as sweet as at morn the starling
Is won't to the skies to trill ;
Mollie, the farmer's daughter and darling,
Comes tripping adowu the hill.
Purple and black are the braided tresses
Her dainty temples that crown ;
Light is her step on the sward it presses,
As fall of the thistle down.
The squirrels peek from the wayside hedges.
As the maiden moves along,
And count it chief of their privileges
To list to her jocund song.
Down where the alders and slender rushes
Border the rivulet's banks.
And the widened sweep of the water gushes
Under a bridge's broad planks;
Whistling a love-song, in broken snathes
His hat pushed back from his brows
Robin, the miller, awaits and watches
For the coming of the cows.
Up to their knees in the stream, the cattle
Drink deep of its crystal flow ;
Little they care for the lovers' prattle
Or the bliss the twain may know ;
Their heaving sides with their draughts dis
They enter the pnth again.
And crop the grasses, with headslow bended,
Un either side of the lane.
The shadows deepen; the dew is sprinkling
n it h diamonds all the meads ;
And faint and far, in the distance tinkling,
1 he sound of the bells recedes.
Still on the bridge where the water glistens,
As the moonlight on it falls.
The miller talks, and the maiden listens,
But the cows are in their stalls.
Ladies' Home Journal.
Irs. Coflaienn's . Oilier Failinf .
Mr. Matthias Coddleman was a
broker in the city, and like many
other brokers, he was possessed of a
small house and garden in one of the
outlying suburban towns, to which
he was wont to retire when his day's
work was over. He was, in' short, a
plain, every-day merchant, about
thirty years old, and by no means
lacking in manly beauty.
Mr. Matthias Loudleman certainly
seemed to be a very matter-of-fact
and good 3oung man, for he regularly
attended to his business, and was,
moreover, the superintendent of a
Sunday-school in the town where he
lived. He was nevertheless possessed
of a romance, and a very substantial
romance it was, weighing, I should
think, nearly 200 pounds; for Mr.
Matthias was married.
This is how it came about. Some
two years before the time at which I
write, he had taken his summer out
ing at one of the popular seaside re
sorts, and there had met for the first
time the future Mrs. Coddleman.
Etta Sayles, as she was then, was a
plump and pretty maiden, under the
charge of an old aunt, her father be
ing dead, and her mother and only
sister in Europe.
Etta's aunt had but one failing,
and that was the Patagonian sav
ages. On learning of the deeply re
ligious nature of Mr. Matthias, this
estimable gentle-woman pounced up
on him foithwith; aud so much was
slie interested in diwiissin? wit-h-lrim
plans for the conversion of these i
heathen, that she never perceived the
conversion of Etta, as effected bv
Love and Mr. Coddleman, till it was
too late. As Mrs. Sayles was a great
invalid anil had gone to Europe for
her health, it seemed useless to wait
for her return. So after much letter
writingand discussion, it was decided
that the young couple should be
married, and they were the next
They had now been man and wife
for more than a year, and thus far
nothing had occurred to mar their
tranquility. Indeed, there was no
reason why there should, for Mrs.
Matthias believed her husband to be
perfection, and Mr. Matthias returned
the compliment. His wife, indeed, al
most merited that belief, for she had
but two failings; one a failing of eye
sight, and the other a most inordi
nately jealous disposition. Of the
first of these failings her husband was
aware; of the second he knew noth
ing, becausehe was such a thoroughly
good young man that even his jeal
ous wife could find nothing to carp
The day ol the 10th of July, 187r,
was noted for two things: the arrival
of Mr.Coddleman's sister-in-law from
Europe and the arrival of the green
eyed monster, jealousy, in his house
Shortly before the time of which I
write, Mrs. Sayles had died abroad,
and her daughter was now returning
to live with her married sister. The
day in question opened auspiciously
enough, for, though sultry, it was
very beautiful. As Mr. and Mrs.
Coddleman rode into town that
morning, he to his business and she
to meet her sister, no pair of turtle
doves could have been more devoted.
Before the train bad proceeded far on
its way, however, an accident occur
red to ruffle the composure of Mrs.
Matthias, and this was theloss of her
"Oh, Matt!" she cried, when she
had discovered the fact, "I have left
my glasses behind me at home; what
shall I do? Why, I should not know
my sister without them unless she
was within three feet of me."
"Well, my love," replied he, "it
strikes me that as you can't find her
without them, and can't go back to
get them, the best thing will be for
you to wait at the station and let her
find you."
His wife agreed with him in this,
and so the matter ended.
All through the heat of the day Mr.
Coddleman toiled at his desk, stop
ping occasionally to wonder how he
should like his sister-in-law, whom he
had never met, and whether she had
yet found his wife. When four o'clock
came lie arose from his worn anu
sought the railway station w ith joy.
All the trouble of that unfortunate
afternoon arose from his extrava
gance, tor as he knew that the com
mon car would be both hot and
crowded, he determined to treat him
self to the luxury of a drawing-room
Entering the first of the conches he
found it full, and passing through it,
secured one of the two remaining
chairs in the forward car. He had
scarcely settled himself w hen, just as
the train started, the porter showed
a lady, laden with many bags and
bundles, to the remainingsent. Just
then the car ga ve a lurch, and before
she could seat herself, her baggage
flew in every direction. As the porter
had meanwhile disappeared, Matthias
came to the rescue and collected her
scattered belongings.
"So kind of you," she murmured,
ns sue sanK ohck in ner seat with a
sigh of comfort .
"Not at all," he replied, "but you
should have some one to assist you
with these bundles they are too
heavy for you to carry."
" I was expecting some one to help
me," she returneu, "Dut was disap
pointed." After a moment she con
tinued, "I do not know this part of
the country, ana n i would not be
askingtoo much, I should be so much
obliged if you would give me some in
formation about reaching my desti
He hastened to assure her that, far
from troubling him, he should esteem
it a great honor to be of any service
to her, and beggea that she should
tell him where she was going.
"Why, to be sure," she replied,
"the place is, is 1 declare I have
forgotten the name. But I ha ve it on
a card in my pocketbook, which is in
my little bag no, not that one," as
he picked up a brown traveling case,
"the one nearest you. Ah, thanks
AVhy!" she cried, as she opened it,
"the card is not hereafter all, I must
have lost it; but I can remember the
name, I guess. Let me see, Bell ,
Bell Bell ville; tLat's it, I think. Is
there such a place?" .
Mr. Coddleman said 'that there was
and told her furthermore that she
must change at the next station, and
that he himself would put her on the
other train.
Mr. Coddleman was by nature re
tiring, but the lonely position of the
lady and her trust in him inspired him
with the idea that he must make
himself agreeable; in which he suc
eeeded so well that it seemed but a
moment before the junction Avas
"Oh, really this is too much!" she
expostulated, as he loaded himself
with her baggage; "I can't, think of
allowing you to carry all of it."
"Do not speak of it, madam; it is
nothing at all," he panted, from be
neath his load of bags and shawl
straps. .
They had crossed the station and
boarded the other train, when Mr.
Coddleman, happening to turn, saw
his wife standing on the platform of
the car he had just left, with a hard,
cold look on her face that boded no
good for him.
He was aghast; she had seen part,
but not all, and evidently thought he
was going off with a strange woman.
He must hasten back to explain her
mistake. But first he must get rid
of his load and likewise the lady. He
therefore hurried after her, found her
a seat, and excused himself as quickly
as possible; but before he could leave
the train, it was in motion ; and by
the time he reached the platform, it
was moving at a good rate of speed.
Mr. Coddleman was inclined to be
stout, and, moreover, was much flur
ried, and this fact, coupled with an
absolute ignorance of the laws of
moving bodies, may account for his
jumping with both feet together, and
in the opposite direction from which
the train was moving. The result of
this mancpuvre was a complicated
series of somersaults, which landed
him in a heap on the floor of the sta
tion; from which he srathered himself
up just in time to see his own train
disappear in the distance. This in
volved n three hours' wait, during
which lie meditated on the events of
the nStertiooTi uf J A.he reception tlu.t
awaited him at home.
It was after ten at night when heat
last, weary and worn, reached his
house. It took him a little while to
summon up courage to enter.
In the parlor sat his wife, bolt up
right in a chair bv the table, reading
the family Bible an ominous sign.
My dear," he faltered in his meek
est tones, "I missed my train, and
have just arrived. I trust you have
not been worrying about me."
Mrs. Coddleman on his entrance
slowly closed the Bible, laid it on the
table, folded her hands before her,
and waited.
Matthias began to get nervous.
Has has not your sister come, my
love?" he asked hesitatingly.
" V retch ! returned his spouse, a nd
dissolved into tears.
"What is the matter, my angel?"
he inquired, in a vain attempt to ap
pear at ease.
"Monster!" she ejaculated, and
swept by him, out of the room and
up stairs; and this was the extent of
their conversation for that night.
By personal observation he discover
ed that her sister had not yet arrived,
but of the circumstances he could
learn nothing.
At breakfast the next morning,
Mrs. Coddleman wore the expression
of a martyr undergoing torture; she
poured the coffee with a Christian
resignation beautiful to see : and the
manner in which she passed her hus
band the butter would have brought
tears to the eyes of the most hard
hearted. Mr. Coddleman determined
to make a bold break, and summon
ing up all his courage, addressed his
"My dear!" he said, "I fear 3rou
did not rightly understand the events
of yesterday; in short, that, that "
"JNo explanation can avail, Mat
thias, I saw it all."
" Saw all what, my love?"
" Do not attempt to deny it. I sa w
you when you passed through the
rear car. though you did not see me;
I followed you into the front one to
speak to you. and saw you me.'t that
odious woman by appointment. I've
no doubt. I saw you devote yourself
to her. and finally go off with her, I
don't know where. It was well for
her that I was without mv glasses
and could not see her to know her,
or "
Just at this moment a carriage la
den with trunks drove up to tin
"There is your sister, my love,'
said Matthias, " For heaven's sake,
don't let's have a family row iust as
she is arriving."
"Coward !" replied his wife, and left
the room. Mr. Coddleman groaned,
and awaited results in the dining
room. He now heard the voice of
his sister-in-law in the hall ; it sound
ed familiar.
" My darling, what a happinessthis
is!" she cried. "1 thought I should
never get here, for I could not find
you at the station, and one of the
stupidest men you ever saw offered to
help me, and put me on the wrong
train, and sent me off ever so far. I
got tlie name of your town mixed up,
to be sure, and told him I wanted to
go to Bellville instead of Bellmont;
but he ought to have known even if I
didn't, men are so dull why. that's
the very man!" she gasped, as she
entered the uiuing-room; "wno is
"That," replied Mrs. Matthias,
smiling for the first time that da v a
smile in which surpriseand relief were
curious! v mingled "that is my hus
band." David 1) wight Wells, iu the
Harvard Advocate.
As a (tPiieral liniment for sprains ond bruis
es or for rheumatism, lume baek, deep-seated
or muscular puins. Chamberlain's Pain Balm
is unrivalled. For sale by A. O. Gates.
A man in Jefferson county, Pa., is
said to have lost his sight from drink
ing too much ice water when heated.
M. Stambouloff, the premier and
practical ruler of Bulgaria, is about 46
years old. He is short, rather stout,
and with his round face, black mus
tache and small gray eyes somewhat
resembles a Chinaman.
The Duke of Fife is one of the
shrewdest of business men. All his in
vestments turn out well. He took some
founders' shares in a London trust com
pany not long ago at 8150 each, and
they are now worth 4,500 each.
A writer upon birds says that in the
fields and groves there are many old
maids and bachelors who apparently
never had any inducement to marry.
There is no doubt that the rivalry in
bird courtsliip is extremely keen, and
the choice is a deliberate one.
They have a curious custom at the
burial of unmarried women in Brazil.
The coffin, hearse and the livery of the
driver must be bright scarlet, the four
white horses drawing the hearse must
be covered with scarlet net, and scarlet
plumes must deck the horses' heads.
Numbers of Hindoos were to be seen
recently wandering about the Lahore
bazars carrying bones of their de
ceased relatives round their necks.
They were pilgrims going to Hurdwar.
Most of them left the train at Jhelum
to wash the bones in the sacred waters
of IJydasnes, and then repurchased
tickets for their onward journey.
Statistics of religious growth for the
past year gathered by The Independent
show that there are in the United
States 151,201 churches of all denomi
nations, 103,300 ministers and nearly
22,000,000 members. During the year
there has been an increase of 8,500
churches, nearly 4,900 ministers and
nearly 1,090,000 members.
At Bristol, England, are two young
artisans who are the prize twins of the
world. They are of the same height
and weight ; have eyes, hair and com
plexion of the same color; walk, speak,
laugh, sing exactly alike; follow the
same occupation; have the same re
ligious persuasion and likes and dis
likes ; are both married, and have the
same number of children, who are of
the same sexes three boys and three
The captain of a schooner that late
ly arrived at Tit us ville. Fla., a few
days ago captured near St. Lucie river
two manatees or sea cows. Both of
the creatures are females, the larger
one measuring 8 1-2 feet in length and
weighing (550 pounds. The other is 8 feet
and weighs fifty pounds less. The
manatee is a warm blooded mammal,
an animal that suckles its young, and
is a cross between a whale and a seal.
It lives on vegetable food entirely, re
fusing flesh of all kinds.
The largest known springs are those
bursting up from the ocean floor. OH
the coast of Florida, in the Gulf of
large spring of fresh water rises to the
surface, furnishing water to fishermen
and sailors, who dip it up in the midst
of the salt water of the gulf. A few miles
from the eastern shore of Florida,
nearly opposite Matanzas, a large spring
of fresh water boils up in great abun
dance. So large is this spring that
Lieut. Maury took his little coast sur
vey steamer on the top of "the boil,"
and it was quickly swept to one side by
the boiling spring.
Cleaning Oil Barrels.
The question is asked if coal oil bar
rels can be cleaned for meat.' A friendly
farmer writes to The Mining and Sci
entific News: "I have used them for
fifteen years with perfect success.
Knock out the head, set Are to a piece
of paper and put it in the barrel. The
fire will burn with a loud roar. Roll
the barrel round so it will burn out
even, and when it is burned one-eighth
of an inch deep turn in about a pint of
coal oil, roll around until it is spread
all over the inside, then fire again.
Scrape off most of the charcoal and
wash it out. It is not necessary to burn
over one-eighth inch deep. I will guar
antee there will never be tiie slightest
taste of coal oil in the meat. I have
used these barrels for ham, pork, beef,
lard and honey. Old, musty or tainted
barrels I treat in the same way by using
a pint or so of oil. Have treated lin
seed oil barrels the same way."
Sagastu Friendly to France.
M. Cambon, the French ambassador
to Madrid, has been summoned to Paris.
There is a good deal of curiosity felt
in the political world here as to the
reasons which urged Queen Christina
to dismiss the Sagasta cabinet. That
cabinet took the initiative of a policy
of conciliation toward France. Its
friendliness was shown in a marked
manner when Prince Bismarck was
getting up the exliibition boycott last
year. Senor Leon y Castillo, the re
tiring ambassador, was of like mind
with Senor Sagasta, and hence the be
stowal on him, as he was quitting the
Spanish embassy, of the Grand Cross
of the Legion of Honor. Paris Cor.
London News.
French Iloyallsts Sell to tbe Kaiser.
Three French royalists have just sold
the historical estate of D'Urville, of
which they were by heritage the co
proprietors. The purchaser is the Ger
man emperor, who took a fancy to the
place when he first visited Metz, and
has ever since watched for an oppor
tunity of buying it. The estate in ques
tion is wedged in between German Lor
raine and Luxemburg. Some centuries
ago it was under the sovereignty of the
house of Orange, or rather constituted
a little sovereign state in itself.
Louis XVI bought it from Maria
Theresa and the Emperor Joseph for
10,000. The king was to have gone
there if he had escaped from the Tuile
ries, and would have been guarded by
a regiment of De Bouille's division. As
Urville was close to the Luxemburg
frontier he could easily have with
drawn from France if threatened by
the revolutionary army. The estate of
Urville became part of the national do
main and was sold to the Bande Noire,
but the old chateau and the timber in
the park escaped being demolished
and cut down. The castle is a noble
pile, and the park in which it stands is
richly wooded. Cor. London News.
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iu the world for cuts, bruises, sores, ulcers
suit rheum, fever sores, tetter, chapped hands,
chilblains, corns, and all skin eruptions, and
positivley cures piles, or no pay required. It
is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money relunded. Price 25 cts. per box. For
sale bv A. O. Uutes Morrisville.
The Church and the Lodge.
Alarm at the Inroads Made Upon Re
ligion by Secret Organizations.
"What shall be the attitude of the
church toward the secret orders which,
have multiplied sq rapidly throughout
the country during the last few years?
With many of our churches no problem
is more serious, or beset with greater
complications. The problem would be
simplified somewhat if these organiza
tions were made up entirely of men.
who have professed no allegiance to
the church, but the place which the
lodge holds in the affections of many a
church member is what srives rise to
great anxiety. Sad though the confes
sion is, it must be acknowledged that
some men whose names are on the
church roll habitually give precedence
to the secret society over the church.
If the meetings conflict the successful
competitor for their presence is the
former. They have no time to spare
for the great religious gatherings like
those at Saratoga, but they will go a
long distance to be present at a con
clave of their fraternity.
At the meeting of the Vermont Con
gregatioraalists at Rutland the subject
aroused the liveliest discussion of the
whole session. Resolutions mildly dep
recating the absorption of some Chris
tians in such interests were set one
side, because a few thought that the
formal protest would be considered a
declaration of war, and would embar
rass them in their efforts to counteract
the baneful influences of these societies.
Yet not a man who spoke failed to ad
mit that Christian concerns in his own
community were suffering on account
of them. Several who live in towns of
only a few thousand inhabitants re
ported from twenty to forty thriving
We believe that Vermont is not ex
ceptional in this respect. The lodge
using the term to include the meetings
of the various secret orders will be
found strongly intrenched all through
the country, growing in numbers and
power, and everywhere detaching the
devotion of Christian men from the
church, and too often, we fear, from
the straightforward service of their
master. Recent figures, carefully com
piled, show that Boston has 243 church
es to 599 lodges; Brooklyn, 355 church
es to 695 lodges; Washington, 1S1
churches to 316 lodges; Chicago, 3S4
churches to 1,088 lodges, and the same
proportion obtains in other cities.
Talmage on Church Choirs.
My chief objection to church choir
singing is that I am a firm believer in
a congregation doing the singing. To
me a singing church is always a tri
umphant church. If a congregation is
silent during the exercise, or partially
silent, it is the silence of death. If
when the hymn is given out you hear
the faint hum of here and there a fa
ther and mother in Israel, while the vast
majority are silent, that minister of
Christ who is presiding needs to have a
wrv sronor constitution if h does not.
get the chills. He needs not onlv the
grace of God, but nerves like whale
bones. It is a constant source of
amazement to me how some people
with voice enough to discharge all their
duties in the world, when they come
into the house of God have no voice to
discharge their duty of singing. I really
believe that if all our churches would
rise up and sing as they ought to sing,
that where we have a hundred souls
brought into the kingdom of Christ
there would be a thousand. T. De
Witt Tannage in Ladies' Home Jour
nal. Sad Sport.
A gentleman stood in front of a fur
rier's store contemplating the seal gar
ments that filled the windows. "I
never see a sealskin coat," he said,
"that I am not reminded of a day I
passed among the seal killers." Then
he told of joining an expedition when
he was a young man, and going out for
the sport of seal killing. The seals
were so tame, affectionate and fearless
that when the hunters landed they
crowded round them like dogs, making
their little friendly bark, and fawning
upon the murderous hands that pro
ceeded to stretch them as bloody
corpses upon the beach. The man re
lated how sick at heart he got, and
how he tried to get away from the
massacre of the innocents. To this day
the sight of a sealskin coat recalls the
wretched sensation he then experienced.
This reminds us of Gilbert White, of
Selborne, when he first shot a lapwing,
and the remorse he felt when the bird
dipped its bill in its mortal wound and
looked up into his face. New Haven
Gen. Fisk's Boomerang.
Maj. Ford II. Rogers tells an amus
ing anecdote of the late Gen. Clinton
B. Fisk. The general was addressing a
Sunday school convention. One of the
speakers had reminded the children
that it was Washington's birthday.
"Children," said Gen. Fisk, "you all
know that Washington was a general.
Perhaps you know that I am also a
general. Now, can any one tell what
was the difference between Gen. Wash
ington and myself?"
"I know, sir," piped a small boy in
the back part of the room.
"Well, what was the difference?"
said Gen. Fisk, smiling at the lad's ea
gerness. "George Washington couldn't tell a
lie, sir," cried the boy in exultant tones.
Screams of laughter followed, in which
the general joined as heartily as the
rest. Detroit News.
The Art of Fast Walking.
Tersons who have never been trained
to walk fast generally quicken their
gait by bending forward and lengthen
ing the stride, at the same time bend
ing the knees very much at each step.
It is pretty safe to say that no one can
possibly adopt this style and keep a
fair walk at a faster gait than six miles
an hour. The fast walker must keep
himself erect, his shoulders back and
chest thrown out. He must put down
his forward foot and heel first, and
with the leg straight. He must take
strides so quick that they look short.
He must, if he expects to get a good
stride, work his hips considerably, over
coming the sidewise tendency of the
hip movement by a compensatory
swinging of the arms. The length of
stride in fast walking is astonishing to
those who look at it. Harper's Weekly.
They Were on the Collection Plate.
Landlady Our new boarder is a
good churchman.
Daughter How do you know! '
Landlady There are no buttons in
his pockets. Chatter.
Weekly Payments.
A man need be but a poor political
prophet to venture the nrediction
that a law compelling mill owners
ana corporations to pay their help
weekly will pass the next legislature
1 he movement is fast gaining in fa
vor and is one that ought to secure
the hearty approval of everv friend
of the wage-earner and work no det
riment whatever to the employes, ex
cept to such ones as need a legislative
hnlter tight about their necks. To
those who pay cash exclusively it con
make but little real difference, ond
the employer who intends to force an
employe to purchase goods from his
store in pay for work has no claim to
the clemency of Vermont legislators.
The laboring classes are the ones, of
all classes, who arecrampeS for ready
money. They receive wages so low
that it is hardly possible to exist and
certainly have the right to demand
the little they do receive in ready
funds that are at once transferable
nuy where for. the nwessities of life.
Such a law would take away the ne
cessity of a credit business, would
make scores of petty lawyers seek
other business than petty trustee
suits or else pull down their shingles
(a consummation devoutly to be
wished), and would, in every way, be
an improvement. A little care on
the part of the people in securing as
their representatives men in sympa
thy with this movement, will secure
the passage of such a law and the la
boring men will arise and call them
blessed. Vermont Tribune.
Ited Heeled Shoes for Men.
French mashers have taken to wear
ing red heeled shoes. Under Louis XIV
gentlemen wore large boots ; the out
side sole was in wood to protect against
humidity. In the middle of the Sev
enteenth century the boots were re
placed by shoes, with bows of ribbon
and lace. The heels were three mches
high and painted red. Ladies wore
the high heeled shoe, and thought to
add three or four inches to their stat
ure. The shoe was in silk, embroidered
satin or brocade. Under Louis XVI
white stockings were in vogue. These
necessitated white satin shoes.
The red heeled shoes that made their
appearance under Louis XIV contin
ued to be worn, but not so high, under
Louis XV, so that about 1735 red
heeled shoes were considered to be the
mark of a gentleman. But while the
lords lowered the heels of their shoes
the Ladies augmented theirs, so much
so as to make them "ten inches high."
It was under Louis XVI that the gold
and silver buckle, ornamented with
diamonds, replaced the ribbon bow.
The Sans Culottes wore no stockings
and patronized only wooden shoes. For
a short tune under the directory the
sandal as worn by . Roman ladies was
the mode. Bands sustained the sole
while showing off the foot, and on
every toe was displayed a diamond.
Paris Cor. Tittsburg Press.
One Legged Neweboys Fight.
New York city there are six with only
one leg apiece. It would naturally be
supposed that these maimed little fel
lows would be meek and inoffensive.
On the contrary, they are among the
most truculent and vicious of street
Arabs. Each one of the boys carries a
crutch, and in case of a quarrel the
crutch is wielded with skill and vigor.
Fights are frequent among the boys,
and the maimed ones receive and ex
pect no favors. A duel occurred the
other day near the Franklin statue in
wThich the weapons were crutches and
the contestants had two legs between
One was known by the nickname of
Timpsey, and the ether bore uncom
plainingly the title of Crutchy. They
were equally matched as to size. The
crutches were used both as bludgeons
and rapiers. A sounding whack on the
skull knocked Timpsey. to his knees.
While in that position he retaliated by
shoving the end of his weapon forcibly
into Crutchy's stomach, which evident
ly interfered with his digestive appara
tus, for he dropped his crutch, placed
both hands over Jus ragged vest and
began to cry. Between sobs he blurted
"Dat ain't fair, Timps! I wouldn't
try to make no hole in your dinner I"
New York Journal.
A Thirst Quencher.
lie (on the "promenade) I am fear
fully tliirsty, but I know from experi
ence that soda water does not quench
She No, it does not. We can get
pure, cola spring water at a piace
around the corner.
He You know the neighborhood,
She Yes. They always give a glass
of water with every plate of ice cream.
Good News.
A Long Way Round.
A curious and unsatisfactory state of
things has been brought about by re
cent changes in the mail service in the
northern part of Somerset county, Me.
As the service is now arranged, any
person at the Forks wishing to send a
letter to Jackman or Moose river,
12 or 15 miles away, must have it car
ried 40 miles by stage and 200 miles by
rail, so that it traverses four counties
in its roundabout Journey. Philadel
phia Ledger.
Hypnotism mesmerism by whichever
name you cnoose to cna.ir is a sunjeri o
special interest to everybody at present, nnd
everyone would be pleased to have ocular
demonstration of some of the wonderful phe
nomena produced by this weird art'T science.
Opportunities, however, are few; but those
unous to learn tlie nioiliis oiirrnnrli mav do
so from reading the description of "A Hyp
notic hen nee," illustrated with pictures taken
from lile published in Pi'inorest's Family
Magazine for September. It is by thus giving
special attention to timely topics, keeping
in touch witn the sentiments and new
ideas of the day, that this ideal Masrazine has
achieved its well-deserved popularity.
Another timclv paper is "On a Millionaire s
Steam-Yacht," the text and the fine illustra
tions giving a vivid idea ol .lav Gould's "At
alunta," the floating palace in which he and
his guests enjoy "life on the ocean wave."
hver.vone cannot be a millionaire nnd own a
steam-yacht, but one can read about it und
imagine how it. would seem.
1 hen read "Wings, hongs, ard Stings;
and if you do not deride that th topic is
timely, and leel a new interest n the mos
quito, we are egregiously mistaken. The
story matter is fully up to its usual hiirh
standard, everyone who has " a sweet toot h
will be interested in "A Box of Candy," the
housekeeper will be specially pleased with " A
Normandy Kitchen," every one of "our
girls" should read "Ciirl Bachelors vs. Husband-Hunters."
nnd the children will be de
lighted with the kindergarten nmusemeiitB
and the story of " A Dutch Doll." We have
not space to enumerate all the other attrac
tions; but there are nearly two hundred line
illustrations, and a lovely water-color that
evervone will appreciate for its artistic effect
and truthfulness to nature. How all this is
done for 20 cents a number. tJ a year, is a
problem. Published by W. Jenuings Denior
est, 15 East 14th St., New l"orkv
Don't look for the fiuws as you j?o through
And even when you find them.
It is -ine mid kind to lie someH lint blind
And look for the virtue behind them.
For the cloudiest ni(dit has a hint of light
Somewhere in its shadows hiding;
It is better by fur to hunt for n tnr,
Than the spots on the sun abiding.
The current of life runs ever uwn.v
To the bosom of (Jod's urent ocean.
Don't set your force '(iiiinstthe river's course
And think to alter its motion.
Don't waste a curse on the universe
Remember, it lived lefore you.
Don't butt at the storm with vour puny
But bend and lt-t it go o'er you.
The world will never adjust itself
To suit your whims to the letter.
Some things must go wrong your whole life
And the sooner yon know it the better.
It is folly to fight with the Infinite,
And go under at lust in the wrentle.
The wiser mini, shapes info (Jod's nhin
As the water slinjieH into a vessel.
Ladies' Home Journal.
Conducted by the W. C. T L
Said the New York Trilmna uomn
time ago, with courage all too rare
m us columns, and in the columns of
Other secular Tinnors- 'Ti, 11,,-
trafhc liesat thecenfer of all political
and social mischief, it paralyzes ener
gies in everv direction, it nentmlizea
educational agencies, it silences the
voice of religion, it baffles jienal re
form, it obstructs political reform."
I his for hirrh I ieensod Valimml-n
The license is said to be tl
and largest of any State, yet it hus
1,500 saloons, 45 breweries and 4
distilleries. Omaha hn so-,
and with the lowest brothel attach
ments. Omaha had on nrnait.
every ten inhabitants, the highest
per cent known in all the history of
me woi-iu. ine people are in the
throes of the trinitv (rfuvilu llmm.
gambling and licentiousness. Peter
ner, an Umaha distiller, declares the
high license law thegrandest law ever
invented for the traffic, nnd testified
before the legislature of thnr. Kt.it-a
that he pmd the Omaha Bee $4000
to send men over low a to w rite down
The linuor traffic exists hvlmllvinn.
the public, nnd by having n public
that can be bullied. The thief nnd
the munlerer never defv the public;
they get out of sight if possible. If
brought to bay after all, they have
ciwuiuim or mercy. The rumseller
tells you plainly you cannot stop his
ourse ot crime, nnd then turns
around nnd offers this defiance of law
ind order ns n reason why you
should license his infernal business.
Some good people are silly enough
to echo his blasphemy ns nineteenth-i-enturv
wisdom, estiorinll v if tb.,i.
prit be willing to pay roundlv for the
right to sell. Is it not about time t
deal with this crime ns we do with
others ot imu-h less magnitude?
A pledge I make
No wine to take;
No ltranil v rvd
Nor hiskxy hot
Thiit iiinkex the sot;
.Vnr hVry ruin
That spoilN the home;
Nor will I sin
My drinking gin ;
Hard cider, too,
Will never do;
Nor brewers' beer
My heart to cheer;
Nor sparkling ale
My fin to pale.
To quench mv thirst I II nlwnvs bring
fold water from the well or spring;
So here I pledge perpetual hate
To all that can intoxicate.
Crowth of the Church.
The New York Independent has
gathered some very valuable and
interesting statistics showinrr the
strength of the various Christian
churches in the United States and
their growth during the past year.
in some cases the njrures are esti
mates, but our contemporary Ik?-
leves that on the w hole the results
very closely approximate the
truth." From theme it appears that
there are in the United States 151,-
201 churches of all denominations.
103,300 ministers, nnd nearly 22,
000,000 members. During the venr
there has been an increase of 8,500
churches, nearlv 4,000 ministers, nnd
nearly l,0i)0,b00 members. The
most numerous denomination is the
Roman Catholic, with its 7,500
hurches, 8,300 priests, etc., and 8,-
277,000 population, of whom 4.076,
000 are estimated to be communi
cants. Then come the Methodists,
with, in round numbers, 4,1)80,000
communicants; lUiptists. 4,202,000;
Presbyterians, 1.220,000; Luther
ans, 1,086,000; Congregationalists,
491,000, and Episcopalians, 480,
000. The increase in the Catholic
population during the year was 421,-
i 00. 1 he estimated gain in I athohc
communicants was over 238.000.
The growth of Protestant member
ship was 668,000. The Methodists
gained more than 256, 000, the bap
tists more than 2i;i,O0O, the Luther
ans 08,000, the Presbyterians nearly
49,000, tlie Congregationalists more
than 16.000, and the Episcopalians
about 9,500. The accessions of new
members was even larger than these
figures, since in every denomination
there were deaths of members whose
places were tilled by new acquisitions.
The number of deaths in the Metho
dist Epi-copnl body, forexnmple, was
rep rted at 28.300. This is a highly
alis:ai tery ami encouraging show-
ii'jr to nl! who have th welfare of tho
lunch nt heirt. A gain of nearly
1,1 ()(),( Hi' ;n un 'ti i hi slip in one year,
with a ' oi'n Honiiii;r iiu rcnwe in the
lumber ot'i him h .- and ministers, in-
ii-ites that ( Iinst i.niity h marching
n with no. uncertain Mrid. As our
nntompofury well s.ivs, "It is in it
self a most overwlp-intit.-r r. fntation
f tlie assertions v. In ai row and
tlieit fi-i'in vaiious quarters that
Christianity is losing its l.oM upon
mil- peop'e and that our churches are
declining." X. Y. Herald.
TlEMARKAm.E Kksci'e Mrs. Michael Pur
tain, I'lainftclil, 111., makes the statement
that she caught cold, which settled on her
lungs; she was treated fur a month by her
family fihysicinn, but irrew worse. He told
her she was a hopeless victim of consumption
and that no medicine could cure her. Her
druirgiHt suggested Dr. Kiini's New Discovery
for Consumption; she hoimht n bottle and to
her delnrht found herself benefited from first
dose. She continued its use and after taking
ten bottles. found hersell sound and well, does
her own housework and is as well ns she ever
was. Free trial bottles of this great discov
ery at A. O. Gates' drugstore. Large bottles
50c. and f 1.
Mr. John Carpenter, of Ooodland. Ind.,
says: "I tried Chamberlain's Colic. Cholem
and Dinrrlitea remedy, for dinrrlnea nnd se
vere cramps, and peins in the stomach and
bowels, with the best results. In the worst
cases I never had to give more than the third
dose to effect ft cure. In most cases one dose
will do. Besides its other good qualities it is
Jdeusant to take." 25 and 50 cent bottle
or sale by A. O. Gates, Morrisville,

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