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The Sully County watchman. (Clifton, Dakota [S.D.]) 1883-1894, July 14, 1883, Image 8

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Did you ever we'l consider,
A» you jnurooy on life'* way,
Of the vn»t
On the things JIU du and njf
I1»TC you ever learned the mafic
Trta-ured in one littlo word
Fitly epoken, wifely rhown.
Jlow it into being stirred1
And a soul almoct de«pondii|».
New. fr««h inspiration c«iu|pw,
WraJrped anew life'* heavy burden.
By your bright example taught?
How a cold and icy nature,
LJke a northern wintry blatt,
Brian* a blight where mijthtbc blwjom,
Heaven's ow« blue is overcaat?
May be crushed by ruthless hand,
Every aspiration withered,
Ere it ventures to expand,"
nd the grandeur of a lifetime
May be smothered in it* bioom.
For the lack of proper culture,
And a getial, runny hornet
Then, den't call these trifling matters,
These small, every day affaire
Words will eat as doth a ranker,
Life at la.«t his many cares
All our action?, words and maanen
With responxibilitip* arc rife,
For in eneh a s»*ul is hindered
Or advanced jri higher litei.
Bat the through the ages
ting !n historic page',
Brighter grn» s :uim gleams immortal.
Unconmimcd b_v iti or rut.
Elfnor Blake was deeply in love with
Ibe Rev. AUston Granger, and ber
•flection ,"was reciprocated. So they
were married.
Mr. Granger lived in the country,
•nd if you want to know what kind of
life hi* was just you go and change
four-elf into a minister, i anil settle
•omewherc just out of a city, with all
Ibe inhabitants of which you are more
Or less acquainted—eat and evey one
whom will consider it an especial
luty to come out and take dinner or
tea with you a half a dozen times a
year, and all of whom will consider it
•u insult if your wife don't have three
kinds of cake, and fresh milk, eggs and
honey on the table. Of course, people
Wbo live in the country are expected
to have all these in great abundance.
Mrs. Granger was a very pleasant,
agreeable woman, and tried to have
everything smooth and she wu over
run with company.
A minister, among other thing*, is
•xpected to keep a hotel, and keep it
in a way our modern landlords dou't
very well understand—without money
and without price.
it must be open night and d&v, and
hot meals served at all hours. Nobody
flaust be refused admittance. People
Who are too low to stop at the tavern,
ire sent to the minister s. Tract ped
dler*. book peddlers, agents, women's
Tights lecturers—everybody in fact,
must go to the minister's.
Ant! then, if the poor clergyman
thinking of his overworked wife, and
the consumptive state of his larder.
Ventures to hint that his salary is a
•mail one, he is piously reminded that
t. Paul and St. Peter, and those other
fellows of tnat epoch, did not
dream of receiving auy salary at all.
But whether they kept tavern and en
ter) ained all creation upon free cost does
not appear.
B. Mrs. Granger waaeot a strong woman,
•tod having been brought up delicately,
h«r burden fell heavily. They were too
poor to employ help, and she did all her
Work except ber washing.
The people who came visiting her
never volunteered their assistance about
anything. Of course not. It would have
been too vu'gar. And most of the ladie*
Were invalids—(did you ever notice that
those people who go visiting most are
OBually out of health?)
But we on the present occasion have
#|ily to do with the Rev. Asa Drowne
•lid wife, and their four children Abel,
Priscilla, Rachel Ann and Abasuerus
Nicodemus. Our story is about them,
and the host of other people who visit
ed Mr. & Mrs. Granger shall rest in ob
The Drownes arrived late one Satur
day evening, when Mrs. Granger was
almost dead with the headache, having
just got rid of three ministers and a col-
orteur. Mr. Granger had just finished
sermm for the morrow—the doors
Were locked and the family about ret
ing lur the night.
A ring at the door. Mrs. Granger's
heart sank—Mr. Granger drew a sigh
and went to the d'jor.
On the steps were two trunks, as many
several bundles—a poodle dog, a
fat red-faced man, a woman of the same
rtyie, and four children.
My dear brother Granger i" cried
the man Feizing Mr. Granger's hand,
and giving it a heart rending wring. "I
am the R'^v. Asa i)rowu—traveling it
inerant—and this is my wife and these
are my chi'dren. We came at once to
jour houpe, because we knew you
would be mortally offended if we did
not. My wife is
great invalid a
dreadful sufferer! Been tick for sever
al year*! And I will speak of it now
In the beginning, we must nleep where
there is a fire! I would not have Eliza
Jane sleep away from the fire for a
thousand dollars and 1 want your wife
to see that the sheets are well aired be
fore an open fire, very tine! My wife is
nervou? exceedingly nervous she
OOuld not sleep a wink in coarse sheets.
Linen is best if you have them.''
"I should die before morning if I had
to eieep in coarse sheets cried Mrs.
Drowne—a stout, fat faced woman of
forty-live or fifty—" I camo very near
going to my last home about a week
tto from sfeening on an unbleached
pillow case. They thought I was dead
for over two hours!"
"Have you a stuffed chair!" exclaim
ad Mrs. Drowne, "I can not Bit a mo
ment in an uncushioued chaii! And 1
will take a little tea, and a bowl of oy
sters, or a piece of mince pie I feel to
"And I will trouble you for a cup of
^frffet," said Mr. Drowne—"it will be a
Wrt of stay to my stomach till supper
is ready. What time will jou have
Mrs. Granger retired to the heat of
a stove—her temples throbbing to
latrstiug—and her heart the least bit
rebelling at the influx of these exact
ing visitors.
"I want some gingerbread and some
milk," jelled Abiu, the eldest boy—
"J'm half starved! Where's the oup
boaidf I'll belp myself."
"I want a doughnut," yelled Priscil
la, "and if I can't have that rocking
ehair that Mr. Granger's sitting in, I
don't stay so there."
"What a little mean room!" said
Nicodemus—"by crackce what's that
tliere on the table?" and he flew at a
statuette of Psyche—presented to Mr.
Granger by a dear friend, who was then
dead, and which was vwy highly val
ued on that account.
"Hello!" cried Nicodemus, "it'sslip
pery, hain't it?" and down went Psyche
on the floor—caving iu the forehead,
and splitting off the largest part of the
Mr. Granger sprang up with an ex
olamaiion of dismay.
"Oh! it's no matter!" said Mrs.
Drowne, you can mend it again with
some of Spaulding's Glue. I mended
a mug with it the other day. I hate
them things a standing round on tab
lea. They look like dead folics Mrs
Granger, seems to roe you dress a little
too stylish for the wife of a minister of
the gospel! You've got a red ribbon on
rour hair, I observe. Now I never al
myself to wear red ribbons. I try
to make myself as j-lain as possible."
"You needn't try very hard 1" said
Mrs. Grander to herself.
"My wife is a model for a minister's
wife." said Mr. Drowne—"would there
were more like her. Eliza Jane, my
love, you ought to have a bath. Mrs.
G.-anger will see to it at once."
After a while the Drownes were got
off to bed. Such a supper as they had
eaten Mrs. Granger drew a long breath
in thinking of it. She had never dream
ed of such achievements in tne eating
The next morning everything went
wrong. Mr. Drowne's dyspepsia was
worse—he must have fresh eggs, and
soda crackers, and dry toast, and some
cream and honty and coffee. His ap
petite was dreadful poor.
Mr. Drowne was wretched. She had
not slept a wink because there were
hen's feathers in the bed. She was
i-ure of it—and she never could sleep
on hen's feathers! They stuffed her up
The children amused themselves
with cutting paper, and too late Mr.
Granger made the discovery that his
sermon on which he had spent the
previous day, had been converted into
paper dolls and horses with any num
ber of legs, from two to twenty.
"Law sake! don't take on about it!"
said Mrs. Drowne. "The littie dears
didn't mean to do it! blens'm"
Just after dinner, Aunt Peggy Trim,
Mrs. Granger's aunt, arrived on a visit.
Aunt Peggy was a very determined per
son, and she took charge of the kitcwen
at once, and sent Mrs. Granger off to
church with her husband. The
Drownes were not well enough to go
they said.
Mrs. Drowne read a story, and Mr.,
Drowne lay on the «ofaand slept. Sud
denly Mrs. Drowne missed FaB, the
Good graoioue!" cried she—"where
is Fan?"
The children looked up from their
employment of smearing the pictures
of a handsome Polyglot! bible with red
ink, and giggled.
"What have you done with Fanuit?"
queried their mother.
"We've had a funeral?" said Abel
with a grin.
"A funeral!" shrieked Mrs. Drowne,
"what do you mean?"
"She's in Mrs. Grangers workbox, all
buried as nice as anybody in the gar
den," said Nicodemus: "Abelpreached
the sermon, and Lily and I followed as
mourner*! Abel was sexton! Crackee,
wasn't it jolly!"
Mrs. DrowBe rushed to the garden
followed by the whole company, and
there sure enough, in Mrs. Granger's
dahlia bed, the dog was found! The
dahlias were all pulled up by the roots,
and lay wilting and dying in the sun,
and the dog very much stifled in the
work-box, lojked sorry enough as he
leaped out with a bound and a howl.
The sight was too much for the sensi
tive Mrs. Drowne. Bhe threw up her
hands, crying out—
"Oh! gracious me! I'm dying! Fare
well, Asa! and fell back on the ground.
"Oh, deai?" cried Mr. Drowne, "she's
dead! she's had such spells for the last
st ven years! The doctor said she'd die
sometime. Help me to carry her iuto
the house."
Aunt Peggy lent a hand, and the
senseless woman was deposited on the
"Shea dead! Alas! she's dead!''
moaned Mr. Drowne. "Get the cam
phor, and some hot lemonade, and
flannels wrung out of boiling water—"
"If she's dead, I guess the sooner
she's laid out the better," said Aunt
Peggy. "You have got rid of an awful
great burden, Brother Drowne you'd
ought to '.hank the Lord for it? A wife
that's been seven years a dying must
be dreadful to get along with! I should
have kept a coflin in the nouse all the
time. Hand me the ehears, I'll take
ner hair of! the first thing! you can
nelt it to the barber. It'll make a
splendid waterfall for somebody!"
The dead woman sprang to her feet
and dived at Aunt Peggy.
"You'll have my hair off, will ye!
You old Jezebel! I'll have your n of!
first, .see if 1 don't," and with that she
grabbed Aunt Peggy's false front, and
peeled hor head quicker than a Oder
okee Indian could have done it.
Aunt Peggy's dander rose. She
seized the broom and iu less time than
it takes me to writs it she had driven
every Drowne about the premises out
of doors. And then she piled thpir
baggage out after them. Th£re they
sat on their trunks until Deacon Buck
ley. of the other church, came along—
when they told him their tale of wrong,
and he took them home with him.
Tht next day he,was so anxious to
forward them on their journey that he
carried them miles and leftthu'oi at the
house of another minister.
Of course the aflair made a great
deal of scandal at Brookville, but some
people were st-naible enough to com
mend Aunt Peggy.
But Mr. Granger is still keeping a
hotel and is well patronized by the
traveling public. If you should hap.
pi u to pass through Brookville you will
save a doiJ.tr or two by stopping all
night with Mr. Granger. He wont
mind it—ha used to ft.
The Missouri State Teachers' associ
ation, in its session of lueeday, passed
a resolution that no member in the as
sociation should receive the title of
rhoebe Cozzins complains that the
Protestant Church is far behind Roman
Catholicism in one important particu
lar—?t neglects to pr vide for the ele
vation of feminine saints.
Mr. Greenwall, the Melbourne (Aus
tralia) manager, haa engaged Mrs. Lang
try for sixteen weeks for that country,
beginning in July next year, at a salary
of £500 per week.
The Hon. John Went worth, of Chi
cago, was the hero of the day at the
recent annual Commencement at Dart
mouth College, Hanover, N. H., He
is one of its oldest surviving graduates.
Leading citizens of Hamilton, Onta
rio, gave a service of silver to Frank
Leland, who has for the last five years
beeu tho American Consul in that city,
and who will shortly resume business
at Elkhorn, Wis.
_Hanlau is reported as having won
$53 000 in the last six years by rowing.
John McCullough, the tragedian, will
begin bis next season in Denver on the
20th of August.
Mr, Froude has written an article on
Martin Luther for one of the English
monthly reviews.
Signor Brignoli, the tenor, is to sing
at some of the watering-places in this
country this summer.
Victor Hugo has just published
new book. In it he displays himself
as an ardent republiban and a bitter
enemy of ultramoatanism.
M. C. Butler, Jr., son of the senates
from South Carolina (formerly known
as "Hamburg Butler"), has been ap
pointed a cadet at West Point.
Rev. W. H. H. Murray ("Adiron
dack' has signed a contract with a
New York bureau to deliver one hun
dred lectures the coming season.
Miss Stone, the daughter of Stone
Pasha, who was formerly an American
General, and recently in the service of
the Khedive, is said to be one of the
most accomplished linguists in the
world, and the best Arabic scholar of
her sex.
It is semi-officially stated that Pres
ident Arthur will go to Newport, R. I.,
about the 10th of July, remaining two
weeks, a portion of which time will be
spent at West Island. Tne President
will be entertained by many Summer
residents of Newport.
A Cleveland correspondent says: "It
is understood that no members of the
late President Garfield's family will go
to Washington during the present Ad
ministration, and Mrs. Garfield doubts
if she can ever again bring herself to
visit the scenes of the saddest moments
of her life."
John right's bpeeches are marked
by two pleasant ptciliaritio3— frequent
allusions to children and nu nerous
quotations from English poets, especially
Byron and Milton.
A statue ol General Zachary Taylor,
once president of the United States, has
arrived in Louisville, from Italy, and
will soon be unveiled in the cemetery
where the ex President is buried.
Judge Hoadley, the Democratic can
didate jor Governor of Oaio, was sere
naded Saturday evening in Cincinnati
by the Duckworth C.ub, but in hia res
ponse he declined to say a word about
political issues.
Rev. Roberts. Hinsdale, for the past
seven years President of Hobart CJI
lege, Geneva, N. Y., has resigned and
his resignation has been accepted
Kev. S. W Doughlaas, of Trinity Col
lege, has been elected to fill the va
Mrs. Anadibai Jot a Brahmin of
good social position, has embarked at
Calcutta, iu company with several mis
sionary women, for America, with the
purpose of entering the Philadelphia
Women's Medical College.
Dr. L. L. Seaman, ckief physician of
Charitv Hospital, Blackwell's Island,
New York, says that of all Sara Bern
hardt^ seven ways of dying on the dra
matic stage, he never saw anything like
any of them in all the thousands of
deaths he has witnessed. Is this Bern
hard's fault or Dr. SeamannV?''
Assistant Secretary M. L. Joaley, of
the Interior Department, expects to
leave Washington to vioit his home in
Illinois, after which he will go to the
Hot Springs in Arkansas, and return at
the expiration of a month.
The New York Hour remarks: "Mr.
Cox is still racing around the country
in search of votes for tne speakership.
Mr. CJX would do far better in a circus
tnauiH a Speaker's chair. The bound
ing Carlisle, of Kentucky, seems to
have dropped out of the race altogeth
Henry W. Raymond, of Chicago, son
of the late Henry J. Raymond, of the
New York Times, has become the own
er of the Germantown (Pa) Telegraph.
Mr. Raymond has been practising law
in Chicago and writing for the papers
for several years past. He is a scholar
ly gentleman.
Mr. Algernon Sartoris, of England,
the son-in-law of General Grant, ac
cused a Chicago morning paper of in
venting a base slander, connecting his
name with that of a disreputable wom
an. He declares his entire innocence
of the alleged misconduct. If he is en-v
tirely innocent, there ought to be a
"right smart chance" for a libel suit.
Not less than 2 500 invitations were
issued for the grand f*te which recent
ly took place in the Rue St. Florentin,
iu the monumental place of the Due
do la Vrilliere, Paris, where Tallevrand
lived and died, and where the Btron
A'phouae de Rotnschild and family
now live. The fete w ui given on the
occasion of the signature of the con
tract of marriage between Mille.
Beatrice Rothschild and M. Maurice
Salviui has said, since he returned to
Italy, that he made $50,000 by bis last
American tour. He was 53 on the 1st
of January, and means to retire from
the nt»ge wnen he is iT. Until October
oext ha will lit* in retirement with his
family near Florence. Then he pro
poses a professional tour in Spain
from Spain he goes to Russia, and,
having played in Moscow and 8t. Pet
ersburg, be will return to America and
conclude his theatrical career in Mexi
James Gordon Bennett's Superstition
Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor, of
New Yorks have arrived at their sum
mer residence, Newport. It is one of
the most charming and extensive es
tates on the island. Mr. James Gordon
Bennett, of the New York Herald,
thought seriously at one time of pur
chasing the place, but superstition pre
vented. There appeared to be a strange
fatality with the people who owned the
place. Barreda, the Peruvian Minister,
built it regardless of expense, and lived
to see tiie day when he wanted a dollar.
The two succeeding owners became im
poverished to some extent. Mr. A. D.
Jesup bought the place for #100,000, and
in a year more than doubled his money,
disposing of it to John Jacob Astor for
$201 000. Then Mr. Jesup went to Eu
rope, and while at Cheltenham Rtilway
Station, in England, took up a London
read the account ot President
tarfield's assassination, and dropped
dead. Friends of Mr. Bennett declare
that it was superstition alone that im
pelled him to lefuse to purchase the
iace. Mr. Astor is making it a more
eautiful place every year.
She flaa Satisfied.
"Ten cents for sich a little mite o
paragoric as that!" she growled, as she
held up the vial.
"Has paragoric iW
"But I've often got double this
amount for ten cents. You must have
made seven cents clear profit."
"I made exactly eight, madam."
''Why, that's clear robbery!'*
"Madam," replied the druggist, as he
pasted on the label, "If I should acci
dentally poison your husband to-mor
ro«v you would want $500 in cash."
"Yes, all of that."
"Well, I haven't got but $150, ard
am in a hurry to make up the remain
der, so that I can put the cash right in
your hands without waiting. I'm not
th« man to cheat a poor widow out of
$500 in these hard times."
'•Oh, that's it, is it? "Well you talk
like an honorable man, and I'm glad
you explained."—Wall Street News.
James and the Pears.
Eranrville Argus.
"Yes, pa."
''There were seven California pears
in that cupboard. Six of them are
gone. Do you know anything about
"I never took one of them."
"Certain, pa. Wish I may die, if—"
"You wicked, bad boy how often
have I told you never to use such an
expression. Here comeg ma let us
see if she knows anything about it."
Mamma says she saw James take at
least five of them.
"You little rascal! How dare you
tell ms you never took one, and here's
only this little one with the grub-eaten
side left?"
"Oh, pa, don't hit me. I said I
didn't take one of them—and—and—
and that's the one I didn't take."
Pa lelented.
A Frog With an Appetite*
One of the big frogs in Terrell Broth
era' tank swallowed a trout six inches
long last week. Tne frog waa resting at
the surface, and was bothered by the
trout, which kept nibbling at his long
legs. The frog's good nature finally gave
out, and, diving for the speckled teaser,
he swollowed him at a gulp. The trout
was too long for the frog's ntomach, and
the end of its tail protruded from
its mouth. Crowds watched the
tflorta of the frog to get the trout down.
Tne trout-eater waa swollen like a mad
dened turkey-gobbler, but he was a*
lively a* ever, and jumped in and out
of the water as nimbly as if h« wa^ not
gorged with a quarter of a pound of
trout. He swallowed a perch a year ago
and has eaten several Bmall turtlea.
The Predicament of a Mohawk Tooth
Buffalo Kxpres*.
A tall young man went bathing in
tho Mohawk river at Schenectady .'&it
Sunday with several other Si.bbn.th
breakers, iu spite of previous protests
against their selection of so conapicu
a place for their ablutions. While
they were in the water a Mr. Van
Voast appeared upon the batak and car
ried off an armful of their clothing. All
of the other bathers, however, had
enough apparel l*ft to get home with
out undue exposure except the tall
young man, whuse only remaining rai
ment waa a coilar and a pair of shoes.
But as luck would have it, he found
near the river an empty barrel, out of
which he knocked the heads and into
which he stepped, and thus appareled
he made his way home across the fields,
painfully holding the barrel as be walk
ed, but dropping and sinking iuto it
whenever anyone appeared iu eight.
Before he reached the paternal man
sion half the dogs in town had detected
his predicament and united to form a
howling escort.
Sir Henry Verney and Sir Robert
Carden aru the oldest members of the
Brj^i.ih house of commons, having been
burn in 1801. Bass, the brewer, was
17WJ, and was therefore the
oldest member up to the lime of lus
resignation. There are now ten com-'
moners who are over 80 years old.
At sn evening party lately a fine fel
low, but one who likes to talk of him
self a great deal, was interfuptod in a
conversation. At the moment of re
newing his story he asked, '"What was
I saying?" A witty lady immediately
replied, "You were saying 1!
Mr. Clarence H. Clark, of Philadel
phia, will make a tutor of Englabd
and Jawiixerland in a tkllykc thu Sum
Part las the Hair la 'he Wlddle-Ktl
qa-tte of the Hat.
Berlin Letter in the San Franoucc fhronUle.
The average German, especially the
younger masculine portion of the com
munity, takes great care to have his
person—that is, his hair, at least—very
neat. In fact, one's previously acquired
notions that the ladies have possession
of the greater part, if not all. of the
world's stock of vanity receivo a very
staggering blow when he f-ees how very
earful the German young men are to
appear at their best on all occasions.
But even this personal vanity would not
be so bad if their toilets were not made
in the public view, for there is some
thing distasteful, to Americans at least,
in seeing any one, much less a man,
calmly taka out a little pocket hair
brush and proceed to brush down his
hair. Over here, however, such things
are universal, and considered to be quite
the thing. No matter what the occas
ion is or where, th* hair-brush is a
constant and much-used companion.
On entering the theaters or the music
halls every one of the young men goes
to his seat, pulls out his little brush
and proceeds in the most matter
of-fact way to arrange his hair,
referring now and then to the small
looking-glass on the back of the brush
to admire the general effect. Even in
the restaurants the same thing is d«ne
over the soup. The result is that one
sees the smoothest and sleekest ar
ranged hair among the younger Ger
mans. But the tffdet is spoiled when
one has the thing forced upon him at
all times, t»nd on all occasions finds
himself in a gentleman's dressing room
everywhere he goes, just as onn would
not think so much of a pretty complex
ion, even if one previously knew it
were artificial, if he saw the fair pos
sessor applying the cosmetic. It is
strange how such little things will affect
one, but they do and one is often
compelled, in spite of himself, to form
his opinions from little things. Of
course, when one eays "all younger
Germans," ho does not mean every*
single one of ihem. For there are a
few, even among the physically almost
perfeci Germans, who wear thtir hair a
la ButUlo Bdl. However, these are
few in number and effeminate in body
and mipd, having a great deal of the
esthetic and poetic, in their atures.
Their lily white hands and pale faces
oflf a striking contrast to th« brawny
and ruddy appearance of their more
fortunate and manly brothers. One
cannot always account for one's preju
dices, and I am free to confess that I
cannot account for my prt u»! ice against
a man who parts his hair in the middle.
I have such a prejudice. And the nat
ural result is that I find myself preju
diced a-ainet a very great majority of
the yourg men over here. For nine
out of every ten part their hair in the
exact, mathematical centers of their
craniums and, not content with this,
continue the parting cl^ar down the
back of their necks as far as the hair
reaches, carefully brushing the hair
away to each side.
The hat with us is used as a covering
for the heai, and is not removed ex
cept under extraordinary circum
stancts, sucti as saluting lady, entering
a room, and the like. One would not
think of raising his bat to his intimate
gentlemen friends every time hp meets
theni on the *»reet. But the Germans
take itasa ereat breach of etiquette,
if not a decided personal insult, if you
pats them with simply "Good morn
lcg," or "How are yon?" You mwst
raise your iiat and make a decidedly
low bow. This would be a little in
convenient, but nothing worse, if you
were only acquainted with a few gen
tlemen. But when one walks down
the »-treet and meet# forty or fifty gen
tlemen in the course of an hour's stroll,
and is compelled to go through the
*aine hat-raising formula to each and
every one of them, the thing becomes
a little monotonous.
This same ttlusivenees pervades all
classes of society, and one sees old
men and boys saluting each other in
the same manner. But one can see
even more touching fcights ttian this if
he haunts tne railroad stations and
watches the departure* and arrivals.
In Americ.i kissing of friends and ac
quaintances is left to be monopolized
almost entirely by ladies but over here
tbe men take their share of the good
thing—if good thing it may be called—
and kiss and hug each other ou occa
sion in a way that is truly affecting.
Aa Alphabetic Koaiaaee.
Ncrriitown Herald.
A 13 the Angel which all u.t know.
I! ig her HuKtle.. I! ills, l!IT »j nml a I!MU
is the
Threatened by a Leax I«l«ad Walter
with What Me Wave Tarnbull.
Jimmy Murray, the light-weight
champion, who
unJ Crenin
iii for ilimplctt, for lud. s and her lrMa
Iv ia an Engagement enohant n^lv bright
is lor Fritzes ibat uake her Fright
if) for i«'i|u llarter*, iJay lilovea anil for tiaof
II in tor Hairpins and Hi.-naad to come.
I it the Ideal ne fhe will choiws
is the .Jilting ha gels when he woos
K is tor Ki.-ok-a supjioiod lo be sweet
I' it for Love o tall «t her feet.
la lor Marriage tor Money—or die
N is for Novels #ho radi» on the •Jy
O is for Oysteri arni 'ffers—perhaps:
1* is tho Present* shekels Iroiu the chape.
y is the leition that no one will pop
it is th* Keply ere in arms sHo will drop.
S id the Sunshine changing to Shaat
is tho Thought i-tie tuny die an o.d inaia.
I' is the t'.i on with any one now
V is tho V ision that's vanished Jinehow,
W is 'he Wishing and Waiting litid Woe
i» Xertion the last--lur a beau.
V u her Yeare thai she can not conceal
/. ia lor Zero—the end of her Zeal.
A Leap into a Colorado River.
Silver ton Democrat.
Frank Day, wbo camo up frem Du
racgo the first of the wetk, on horse
back, met with an adventure which un
doubtedly will leave au indelible im
pression ou his miud. He waited at
Needleton until the noon train passed
uown,aud being informed that no other
train w.*s on thr. road betook the track
in preference to tbe trail bad ridden
some mile or more, when happening
to look up, to his astonishment he saw
tne construct-n train going around
the cuive and but a few rotls distant.
A wall of rock to the left and the river
to the right and twenty feet below. A
moment decided, and lifting his mare
by the bridle he sent the spurs into
ber sides and jumped her down into
the foaming water. Foi&tMMitely no
fojuries were sustained.
speedily used up
Robert Turnbull in the prize fight at
Bliusville, R. I., Tuesday morning,
started ont yesterday to follow to the
grave the remains of hia uld friend,
"Filly Fields," formerly known as the
"steel man."
Murray went by the horae cars. A
ftupid conductor put him down at the
wrong place, and in order to connect
with the funeral party he was obliged
to travel a long distance on foot, which
included, among other disagreeable
features, a tramp through a cornfield in
tne midst of a drenching rain. After
the interment Jimmy still kept in the
background, for, although the black
mouse under each of his eyes gave him
no trouble, be didn't think that they
constituted just the right kind of
mourning to be seea at a funeral.
Before taking the cars back to this
city Jimmy paid a hasty visit to a
neighboring house of refreshment to
get something to counteract the cold
he got in walking through the wet
cornfield. After taking his something
Jimmy crossed over to the lunch coun
ter and ordered a sandwich and a cup
of coffee. While doing this th£ rest of
the funeral party came up, and enter
ing the same hostelry proceeded to
give their orders.
Jimmy had taken just one bite at the
sandwich and a aip at the coffee, whan
the partner of the "boss" stepped ap
and said:
"See here, young fellow, do you pe
Song to the rest of the barty!"
Jimmy stopped munching for a mo
ment, and then said: "Why do you
ask such a question?''
"Veil, I vonta to know who's going
to pay tor dot sondviches und dot oof
fee, dot's all."
"I believe I ordered it, and stippoee
I will be responsible for it," said Jim
my, who was in no mood to stand any
"Veil, you don't got sassy in my
blace," und dot's all rot I told you," re
torted the partner threateningly.
Jimmy finistied his frugal repast leis
urely, and stepping up to the counter
put down two ten cent pieces, saying
at the same time: "If I had the right
change I would only pay you five cants
for that cup of coffee, and that's more
than it's worth."
"You would pay me dot ten cents,«r
else you got into some troubles, und
don't you forgot dot," waa the partner's
"I suppose if I'd kicked about the
price you'd have taken it out of my
hide?" said the champion.
"Dond talk gnssinesd in mein place if
you dond want some troubles. Und
now it was better for you to go right
oud of dis blace and go aboud your piz
ness," and the partner briztled up as if
he waa acheing for an excuse to anni
hilate his unknown guest.
Please don't take advantage of me
because I'm small,'' said Murray,
as he laughed and walked leisurely out,
stopping on tho way to light a cigar.
Ttie champion waa giving an account
of the episode to a company of frieiKto
at Harry Hill's last night, and when he
had got through he Baid, reflectively:
"Now, I am not certain hut I ought
to have given that man a little better
excuse for putting his pudding sticks
on me. If he had dono so, of course I
would have retaliated slightly, and the
result would be that the next stranger
who happened in at ttiat place would
kave received that share of respect
which id always due to strangers."—N.
Y. Star.
A Bread Opinion of a Broad Haa-The
Lincoln K*rontttrurtlon Foliry.
Interview with Becchcr in the N'«w York Her^p.
"I think that Lincoln was to a fib*
markable degree both a statesman and
a politician that he based his views of
expediency on great principles, but
that iu executing expedient object* he
was as direwd and keen a politician as
ever was iu Washington. He had a
broad sympathy for human nature and
he understood it very well. He was
devoid ©f personal ambition and self
ishness aa auy man of wnom we have
a record in our history. He was a
mau who wanted to do that which was
right and best for this whole nation,
eeuth and north, and waa willing to go
as near to the edge of doubtful expedi
ency aa a man could go aud not go
oter the precipice but he saved hi*,
"Whatever its fleet upon the
try, don't you think that his death and
its manner and at the time was a great
thing for him in historj
"Yes, sir. I think that his coffin was
more thau the presidential chair. It
certaiulv gave to the whole of his
career the influence of a kind of
litical saintahip."
"l)o jou believe that he would have
carried out a different policy from thai
of Johnson?"
"I know that at tbe time that thing#
were drawing to a consummation he
had in an inchoate form the very poli
cy that Johnson undertook to carry oat
under a change of circumstance*. I
know it, because the Cleveland letter
that I wrote was the result of confer
ences witti Governor Andrew and Pres
ident Lincoln, just preceding Lincoln's
death, as to wbat wore to bo the next
c-ming steps alter ihe breaking down
of the rebellion, and at that time un
der the circumstances, it at med to tne
that they had on tbe whote very wise
vie*s. It may be said almost in a sen
tence what t.Veir policy was. It was to
say to the leading public men of the
south: Gentlemen, you took your
section out of the union you must
bring it back. We hold you responsi
ble. We will give you all the power
necessary to do it. Slavery is gone,
and as you went out with these men
who have beeu defeated, now yon
must come back aud we will trust
There is a movement in Cleveland,
as there is in Chicago, to establish'#"
manual training school similar to tlt«
fluurishing school in St. Louis.
Judge Hoadley's mother was a sis
ter of ex-rresita Wotdaey, of Yale

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