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VOL! IX .THIRD SERIES
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MK,"l!QWX3 ON THE WHISKY TAX.
THE YANKEE COLONY IN BURKE
From the Burke Blade.
, lu the House of Kepre8entativ4fa ou
ane8tUv,vtlicro was a running live
...?nnfpR ili-lmte .on the joint resolution
extending the time for the withdrawn! of
wlitkv now in bond until jmy i, icc,
heretofore noted in our telepraph columns.
In the course of if, the question being on
an amendment (which was adopted) to
strike out all after the enacting clanse
and insert "that a reduction of the tax on
di.-tilled spirits ft inexpedient."
Mr. Robbing; Mr. Chairman there are
one or two things which I, as a "member
of the Committee-of Ways and "Means,
desire to say on this resolution. One
thing that I do not wish forgotten is that
the original resolution, if passed, will not
of itself reduee. the tax on whisky in
i bond Unless further legislation is had,,
I such whisky will have to pay ninety cents
I tax. So, if the House passes the resolu
l finn as originally reported, it will still be
I in the power of "the House to prevent the
tax ou that whisky from being put below
1 ninety cents, if such be its wish.
It is necessary, then, Mr. Chairman, for
j this House to-day to pass the amendment
I of the", gentleman from Massachusetts,
J Mr. Butler, which says in ellcct that
f you shall reduce the tax on whisky in
; boud below ninety cents UVhy not leave
tho Ways and Means Committee, now en
l gagd in perfecting a measure of revenue,
after looking over the whole tield, to do
whatever is wike and proper iu this as in
j every other particular? Why tie their
f hands and say, You may fix the revenue
? HYstem. both internal and external ; but
" fill 11 T VAI1 must not do ! Sir, if
I it is a wise and fair way to act in refer
I once to everything ilse, why not permit
ns to perfect our report also in this re
) spect T
As to the proposition of the gentleman
from Ohio, Mr. Foster, to substitute for
I this declaration that the whisky tax shall
not be reduced, I will say simply this :
We are urged to vote for that in order to
J settle the question at once. We will soon
vote on this proposition and we will settle
! the question equally well by voting it
I down. By that means we will indicate
our purpose to reduce the tax on whisky
and declare to the country, that we will
sustain the Committee of Ways and Means
, on ,suoh a. report.
I Mr..Clwirman, w hy not leave your coru-
i' niittee having this important subiect in
charge 1 do not ask it merely aa a cour
tesy to the committee, but out of respect
to the great interest involved why not.
. 1-ivi t!m poimnhtee whirl). I inav say, I !
I believe, w ithout any impropriety, is now
I almost ready-to report to this House a
f well-considered and much improved sys-
tern of revenue, external and internal
why not leave the committee free -in all
I these matters to perfect their bill, and not
I sav beforehand thev shall reduce the tax
Ion spirits! Why limit their action on
I this or any other jtem ? If we can show
I the tax on spirits or anythnig else can be
I reduced, and such reduction will not hurt
anybody, nor hurt the revenue, nor op-
pressany class, what objection can there-
l be to it ?
But we need not bring in nowtheques
I tion of reducinir the tax. Why not allow
! these distillers the extension of time pro
: posed in the resolution for payment of
the tax ? Their market being destroyed
I for the present by the agitation on this
subject, why should we compel them to
! pay thiR tax at once, and thus force them
' to invest immense "sums of money in taxes
which they will not be able to realize upon
until you have unfettered their market by
I linal action on the revenue bill soon to
come from the Committee of Ways and
4 Means. -
I This is the first time I have ever been
I tokl that it is a wise policy on the part of
1 this (iovernment to tax one of our own
'productions as much as it will bear without
I being utterly crushed. If that is the true
! principle of taxation, I have yet to learn
I it. Here is a tax-upon one of the indus-
I tries of this country, and yet yon say that
the true principle isL to increase the tax
Until that business shows signs of death.
. I This is not 1113- view of the subject. My
I idea is that you shonld leave U margin of
I profit lor every occupation ; not load the
horse down till y"uusee his back isbreak
ins: before you take off some of his bur
Should we, necessarily, tax spirits nine-
I ty cents per gallon because that will bring
; '$52,000,000 revenue ? It is by no means
t self-evideut that we ought to exact that
I much revenue from that imlustrv. merely
because we can do i t. I think it well worth
I inquiry, at leasts whether we may not ad-
just taxation upon that interest, more fair
J ly and equitably, as eom pared with other
I subjetjs of taxation, so as to make the
I public burdens fall more equally upon all.
I Leave your Committce-of Wavs and Means
1 free to do this if thev can.
The yankee colony, nine miles above
Morganton,is slowly but surely assuming
the dignity of a town, and although the
village has not as vet reached either the
size or importance which its projectors
had hoped for it, still its prospects are very
bright for the near future, as its outposts
are leiug manned by the very best senti
nels. Since our last visit Mr. G. F. Chase,
from Maine, has purclrased a farm on the
extreme southern borders of the town site,
and is now making necessary repairs pre
vious to entering somewhat extensively
into the nursery business. Mr. Delbert
Barker has punrashed a hundred and fit-"
teen acres on the eastern borders of the
town. He will engage in miscellaneous
farming, and with his means and exper-
ience, we siinu De isappoinieu 11, iu uie
course of a year or two, Ihj does not show
our people a fair specimen- of the best
class of New England farm and farming.
Mr. Barker is a native.of Hampden coun
ty, Mass., where superior farming fs the
rule. Mr. James G rover, also from
Hampdeu county, Mass., has purchased a
small farm just north of the postoffice,
where he intends, by the thorough know
ledge he possesses, of changing the color
of things, to change his acres of poor red
clay into that black, greasy soil, which
seems to tell of full granary an d7 gorged
fruit and potato bins. Mr. Warren Glo
ver, from Eastern Massachusetts, is now
at the settlement, trying to secure a fit
ting site for a first-class flouring, corn,
and saw-mill, to which it is proposed to
add a shingle machine, tub and pail
machinery, and plauer and matcher,
with sundry small saws. The erec
tion of the machinery which he pro
poses' would be a long step ahead for old
Burke. J. Monroe Kendall, from Spring
field, Mass., U also in our county, "spying
out the land," with a fair prospect that
he will cast in his lot :with the Pioneer
Yankees of Burke county, and thus add
one more to the number of intelligent and
skillful mechanics which this little settle
ment's attracting to itself. Mr. Blood is
still pushing. the work on his new house,
and soon the first building for many miles
with any pretensions to architectural
symmetry and harmony of design and
finish, w ill be reared Ln this village. Mr.
Elliott, iu quest of light and air, is clear
ing the acres around his house of the tim
ber, iu -preparations as we trust, for try
ing the experiment of hay-raising which
he has been so strenuously urging upon
the ' natives." Mr. .Marquis, also from
Massachusetts, has erected and is occupy
ing the L while he builds he main part
of his house.
TRAGICAL DEATH OF A STATE
News was received in this ' city yesr
terday evening of the death of C. F.
Young, 'a prominent citizen of Yancey
county, who with Col. Folk, represented
the counties of Caldwell, Burke, Yancy,
Mitchell and McDowell in the Senate of
this State in the session of the Legislature,
1876-'77. They particulars of his death
are very meagre, but our information is
that during the heavy snow storm which
prevailed iu that section of the State a
few days ago, he was caught oat andwas
frozen to death. At any rate he was
found dead in the snow, and there being
110 marks of violence upon his person, it
wasnaturally inferred that he had per
ished from the cold.
He, was fk leadingitL?finf hi county,
and in fact was among the most popular
and influential 'men of that section of the
State.- Cliarloite Observer.
Mexico Open to the Colored Face.
The New Orleans Times has this para
It is reported that the discontented col
ored people who want to be generals
and judges and congressmen, and who, in
the belief that their chances for civil fame
in this region are gone, have been agita
ting emigration to Liberia, have aband
oned the latter happy land and are now
thinking of the flowery vales ami silver
mountains of Mexico. If they can't hold
their own with the Anglo-Saxon in the
race of life they think they could beat
the Mexican greaser and give him two in
the game. Mexico is said to be the col
ored man's paradise. It is not only an
abolition country, but it is a place where
social equality is "not a mere byword am
mockery." In fact they practice mixing
not only in society, but also in matrimony.
President Diaz is himself a much mixed
-J UOIll Or Sil llMtT-I LHMU llliUI
r.;,m liorlitninir owed, all I wide onen closet doors, pivmir their con-
.,0 1 u.favp it. r Am tn the 1 tenta rontinuallv to viaw f Tor no mat-
uou 1 r . ,- j-,-,-- r.Tf r. : r-i"s m t
Terrible Death A, Man Kaocletyrom a , Slnit the Door. Uuouestlonabljj doort
Railroad Bridge by an 'Eiiaiae'. 1 are a-u necessity, hut', sometimes' we are
On yesterday a IHiiSWinleCt aJmost inclined tocall ftt.a.jAWiP
Greensboro about 12 o'clocltfor CJiarloUe What detract .oje, (W
. . 1 . ' I '"'- !n!- Til
t ..i-i-iiro ii-ft nt. n.,m....Jtt.'Waacon-. 1 uearauce oi.oeu
the way. J
bridge over Little Reedy criieky fae mifes I ter haw, well th6.se contents aj-e arrjnM
this side of Concord, ft sinaili'traa! seen lor .now ortieny may oe tne onsewiief wno
wnlkino- across the bridge i towards the! sanerin tends them, ' the effect is never
rapidly approaching engines 3Hei contin j pleasant to tte beholdei", jand' a . certain
ued to wiilk at an ordinary Jpace, till the comfortless aspect is sure to pe imparted
engine was within fifty yards of him, when to tlie 'room. '
he. turned his back npon itrnnd stood still I Doubtless many of our readers bare
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as if eourtinir death. In fanotner' ihstant sighed from very weariness when.
the engine struck him and? knocked ' him pell ed to shut the, same door , or doors
T :l,i: " 'i i '1 , ;i'l J u V;i n.
from the track into the water below, and every half hour dnnng the day. as sone-
ne was lost ro sigur.
not stop after he d
of the man to remain
no; blame. can, be atbicueNolnIii h&H Tihedjmpt for -boys .and' eirt''hicli
runs tuns, or nearly mus :
dition to this his time for "reaching Char
lotte before the time for the other train to
leave was limited, and, furthermore, he
had, every reason to believe that the reg
ular noon train, which had been delayed
beyond Greensboro, was close behind
Our informant is quite confident that
the man was Robert Machin, formerly a
compositor in the Concord Sun office.
"Come when you're called,
Do what you're bid ;
Shut the door after you,
Aud you'll never be chid."
How many reprimands, how much vexa
tion might be saved if everybody, servants
and grown people as well as children,
would or conld remember to "shut the
door after them !"
Yet why should it be so difficult a duty
to perform ? Why not remember to shut
the closet-door, or the room-door, as wel
THE PARIS t.PU55lllU. . tl, trpfttdoor ? Above all. why. if
The Executive Comniitte of the State we ai.e 0fren admonished of our neglect
Board of Agriculture held a meeting yes- d0 We feel so much tempted to slam in-
tcrday and perfected arrangements for stead of shutting the offending door ?
the exhibition of her products of our State
There are two pecularities of the free
and independent American citizen by
which he may le known wherever met.
Whether he is roaming among the effete
despotisms of the Old Wrorld, raising
stock in Kentucky, selliug stocks in Wall
street, digging gold in California or
harpooning whales in the Southern Ocean,
he is always ready to shake hands upon
meeting a new acquaintance or an old
friend, and. to pass a series of resolutions
on the smallest possible provocation.
The claim of Boston to be considered,
as Mr. Cook designates it, a great "Amer
ican" town, being now under considera
tion, facts like the following, presented
by our neighbor, the Pilot, are certainly
pertinent, unwelcome though they majy.
be. Three-fourths of .all Boston's school
children are said to be Irish-American,
and in proportion to its size, -Boston has
the largest Irish and Irish-American pop
ulation of any city iu the country. The
last report of the City Registrar snows tliat
of the fathers of the 10,77; children born
s . .
in the city in 1877, :,0.- were born in
American and 3J49 in Ireland. Of the
mothers 2.U1G were born in th United
Stnres and 3.-229 in Ireland. There were
also born 830 children of British-American
parents, a large proportion of. whom
are claimed as belonging to the Irish
branch. It is further affirmed that the
Irish in Boston have not only more births,
but fewer deaths, than the Americans
The direction in which these facts point
"THE LITTLE SHOES DID IT."
fA few days ago two ladies w ere crossing-Loss
meek, Ala., on horseback, one of
whom earned a babv. When towards the
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; middle of the stream the mother became
I dizzy and dropped the iufaut into tire
r waterv Both ladies screamed for assist
; ance, but none coming, they rodo off to
j the nearest house and got some men out.
1 The baby was found floating a mile below
. the crossing, after an exposure of forty
r minutes, with its faco upward, fast asleep,
j It was well wrapjKid up, and the clothes
:;, had keut it. from sinking. v '
The adoption of the Matthews silver
resolution in the Senate has, of course
thrown a deep gloom. over the New York
Tribune. It says : "The American Senate
has declared that it would not be a viola
tion of the public honor to pay the bonds
in dcureciated coin, and that is shame.
enough for the. Amerieau people for one
day." We all know that the Tribune has
a sort of Syndicate contract with some
body to guard the Honor of the Nation,
aud these things are disheartening. The
Tribune should cheer up. The country
has survived the shame of Colfax, Oakes
Ames, Grant, Babcock, Belknap, Simon
Cameron and the Louisiana Returning
Board, and may be able to live down the
rascality of Stanley Mathews. It is not
worth while lor us all to go in mourning
Washington Post, Don.
Mr. Robbins, of North Carolina, said
during the debate that the object of some
seemed to be to -find out what was the
greatest burden whiskey could stand, and
then to impose that amount of tax. For
his part he 'wanted to have a margin for
profit. You now tax it ninety cents per
gallon, aud raise from it $52,000,000.
Washington Special to liichmond Dispatch.
On tobacco 40,000,000 are raised. Five
sixths of the revenue raised comes from
A young man, who had been reclaimed
rom the vice of intemperance, w as called
upon to tell how he was led to give up
drinking. He arose, but looked for a
moment very confused. All he could say
was : "The little shoes, they did it !"
With a thick voice, as if his heart was in
his throat, he kept repeating this. There
was a stare of perplexity on every face,
and at length some thoughtlessyoung peo
pie began to titter. The man, in all his em
barrassment, heard this sound and rallied
at once. The light came into his eyes
with a flash he drew himself up and ad
dressed the audience; the choking went
from hi throat. "Yes, friends," he said,
in a voice that cut its way clear as a deep
toned bell, "whatever you may think of
it, I've told you the truth ; tho little shoes
did it ! I was a brute and a fool ; strong
drink had made me both, and starved me
into tho bargain. I suffered ; I deserved
to suffer ; but I didu't suffer alone no
man does who has a wife and child, for
the woman gets the worst share. But I
am no speaker to enlarge on that ; I'll
stick to the little shoe. I saw one night,
when I was all but done for, the saloon
keeper's child holding out her feet foe her
father to look at her fine new shoes. It
was a simple thing ; but, friends, no fist
every struck me such a blow as those lit
tle new shoes. They kicked reason into
me. "What business have I to help
clothe others with fineries, and- provide
not even coarse clothing for my own, but
let them go bare?" said I ; and there out
side was my shivering wife and blue-
chilled child, on a bitter cold night. I
took hold of my little one with a grip,
and saw her chilled feet! Men ! fathers !
if the little shoes smote me, what must
the feet do ! I put them, cold as ice, to
my breast ; they pierced jne through.
Yes, the little feet walked right into my
heart, and away walked my selfishness.
I had a trifle of money left ; I bought a
loaf of bread and then a pair of little
shoes. I never tasted anything but a bit
of that bread all the Sabbath day, aud
went to work like mad on Monday fc and
from that day I spent no more money at
the public-house. That's all I've got to
MV IT WAS THE LITTLE SHOES THAT DIP
at Paris. The committee have made se
lections of the articles to be sent and now
most earnestly appeal to every native of
our State who w-ishes to see her take a
foremost place in this World's Exhibition,
to send as soon as possible the best speci
men or specimens of the chosen articles
for exhibit, to Col. L. L. Polk, at this city.
The collection of articles will be taken in
charge by the U. S. Government, a the
State has made no appropriations to de
fray expenses. The gentlemen of the
committee will use their best efforts to
make the display of the products of the
"Old North State" on this great occasion
in every way creditable and worthy.
The tiuest, most perfect specimens or
samples of the following are requested to
be sent by the owners, producers or man
ufacturers : gold, silver, copper and iron
ores, coal, mica, corundum, barytes, soap
stone, kaolin, marble, whetstone, grind
stones, asbestos, flexible sandstone, woods
and marls, wheat, corn, rye, oats, barley,
buckwheat, rice (both upland and low
land an in sheaf,) millet, chufas, honey,
wax, sorghum, peanuts and their oil,
dried fruits, Irish and sweet potatoes,
preserved fruits, brandies, whiskies,
wines, leather, sumac, turpeutine, rosin,
shingles, staves, articles made of cedar,
sugar cane, ilk, jute flax, broom corn,
glasses, wool, long moss, hominy, maple
Tf our people will put tfieir shoulders
to the wheel we can make such a display
as shall serve better than all else to show
To Remove Rust. Cover the metal witb
. sweet oil, rubbing in well. After fortv.
ApjBoston paper, , XA Heights, col- etg.h ' mxrB rnb with finely powdered'
ldt&SQUie remarkable specimens of one- - - 'i
ITlUWJffntiog.by well-known . authors. A nonnlar cler?rman in Rno-lanrl rJ
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ohtr-or Dr ' YoUnrs: .-.,. ft.tr, i- i wi- i .nioaiuu vtc HisyiiMfu. --juec ,
rTh uell.trikesoue.J iWatakeno bote lUu-e on Fools. Admit one. There .was ,
Save, by its loss; to give U then a .tongue
WT a w iq Air. a n
11 an n toe iu uiau
Or this 6Y Shakespeare, 'where ''
Constance says; . j'1 p '!' -
"Thou may'st! thou shalt! 1 will not g
Here I and sorrow jsit: .
Here Is my thronefbidMngs borne' hdi
a large audience.
i A;: 'tilt
A handsome yonh iri fietfone bt,l
a rather stylish .'lattr'a to h'ls oetfniiltlofe
fepMen tlrnt he -was "an adjusted of movW''
Jl .1 t . . . i , . ! . ' . . . I .
auie aipnauers."-' Mewaar a'printery ;
A Hai-riiburg paper, iwerttHia$r4'
fesponden ton fl qaestio of e ue arss-1
smell till air . . , - flpn tbe 8eet the lady filmuM wttlk4hd
We wawl and tcfyt-I xll preach to'theej side bf the geVitleVnan! ci btitlamn
Wlien we are born, we cry that we .are-- There is tr tftenjont fir-. Rockeastlfc
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Com ' I TZt- amiinsf kvo-L.r,.,1 -i,;v?i
Til. ii -i rrl t -.T , wis uuoi-uvau MUIBKCI
fi tin a trrnf ntnrra nf Frrl j TUu fi. irnnil I " '
" o ' " " I ; r v 4..,4,1 Ot.. rni. -
Or where Richard III. savs: pledge permits the signer to drink as
Good friend, thou hast no cause to say so much as he wants of the pare homemade
Bat thou shalt have; aud creep time ne'er
Yet it shall come, for me to do thee good
1 had a thing to say but let it go"
Or this from Fletcher's "Purple Island.
a stanza of seventy words, all monosylla
bles except one, "darkest '
"New light, new love, new life hath bred;
A life that lives by love, and loves by
A love to Him to whom all loves are wed;
A liffht to whom the sun is darkest
Dry buckwheat flour, if repeatedly ap
plied, will eutirely remove-the worst
grease-spots ou carpets, or any- other
woolen cloth, aud win answer as well n$
French chalk for grease-spots on silk,
A burning ch I nin ay, when the soot has
been lighted by a fire in the fireplace, can
be extinguished by shutting all the doors
in tho room, so as to prevent any currents
of air np the chnnneyj then by throwing
THE CAROLINA COAST.
The efforts which Senator Ransom anil
Representative Waddell are making to
improve the life-saving service and lessen
the dangers of the North Carolina coast
cannot but commend themselves to the
serious consideration of Congress. Cer
tainly the loss of life off our coast has
been sufficiently great to impel some
steps in the direction which Senator Ran
som's speech ou Wednesday indicated,,
and there would seem to be no better
time than the present for broaching the
subject, just after three vessels the Hu
ron the Metropolis and since then the C.
C. Overton have been wrecked in these
Eve's liebt. heart's love, soul's onlv life a few hand-fnlls of common fine salt upon
' w . A .1 j " aim
the nre in tne grate, or on uic iieanu,tao
fire in the chimney will be immediately
extinguished. The philosophy of .this is
tliat in the process of -horning the salt,
muriatic-acid gas is evolved which i i
prompt extinguisher of tire.
Life, 6oul, love, heart, light, eye, and all
He eye, light, heart, love, soul; He all my
joy and bliss.
THF n UTflHTF.R AT llOME.
I he bupreme i onrt ot ueorgia lias just
Do npt think that liecause there comes I rendered a decision that will doubtless
to you no great opportunity of performing have the effect of revolutionizing a pleas
a wonderful work, yon will let the thou- ant and very prevalent social custom. In
sand little ones pass you unimproved. It Judge Bleckley's opinion iiL the case of
is no small thine: to be the joy of the do- 1 Goodman vs. the State, we find the foL
and whose geufle, fitly siMken words cent reason or excuse to putbis arm
averts distnrdance and disagreement, con-I around the neck of another's wife,- is an
assault and battery."
filiates the offended, and makes alien na
tures understand each other, it is no
small thing to possess the happy tact
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trpnMiPmna watprs. It is QUI te true that wmcii iiiukcs oniu pivacu nu incm-
the loss of the Metropolis was due more selves, and which insensibly urges people question, and to keep him there. But,
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ro her own condition than to the charac- to appear at their oest
The papers are very anxious to put Gov,
Hendricks' ou the -fence as to the silver
vounr wo- umcji to tne sorrow 01 goiueu-cnii luoia-t
:. money," and
f our dads'1
Hatteras, which is not far distant, tace, nor a trim ngure, out sue wm oe en- suau w. piaccu n '
ua .lowffl with ii imitv more winuin? than lore it was sneaKiniriy set a.uie aim ue-
ter of the coast upon which she went to man who is gifted with this grace of touch, ters, he w ill not get ou thr
pieces bat this coast is undeniably bad this swiftness of sympathy, and this bean- stands on the side of "honest 11
and the facilities for saving life but mea- tiful unselfishness, may not have, a fair demands that "the dollar ot
is the horror of every manner
Amnvipiin sons. hut. H:itteras is not the I either.
Tft. uiv ! y - " "
only dangerous spot oft" th North Caro
lina coast, aud if Gen. Ransom and Mr. It appears that Victor Emmanuel was
Waddell can secure such legislation as somewhat superstitious. When he arrived
will give the whole coast a-better ser- jn uonie, on June. 3, 1874, he manifested
vice, they w ill have done the world a a CUTious fear of passing the first night at
service w hich can only be measured by his residence in his Palace of the Qnirinal.
the value of human life.-scrver.
He expressed his fears to his intimate
friends, saying that he knew that if he
went to sleep that night in the Quirinal
he would never awake. However, he
went to the palace that day, saluted the
products at the exhibition at Philadel
phia, resulted in the poorest display made
by any State in the Union. Let us take
w arning by these mistakes of the past and
show some enterprise and judgment in
the future. Hal. Xeus.
WOMAN'S TRUE PLACE.
tp 4-1, n VJftli Avnniii' fombination ever
I ... f l.o Knlnrtin- jlfllrtrl tlltro n Tlfl
:.l 1-1 ,n;f,.1,l n.lv.mtn- ,.; ?tc Wilmin.rtnn n m ll under its lirCSCnt C u "m -
i:m5f .;,.!, nl mn. t Hxvonldhe. well for some after appearing at the royal ball, retired
.i.vc;.. Tlw. n,r,imnnv of Uiu.mteA in the matter to advise the at midnight to his own apartments.
. t -v....'.. n ,t- an Afv tv.lv to lMrp Ins New friends wondered, and it was
OUl 1 jglslil till V 111 inunuij; km iuuhu i im.imiiv i j . .
appropriation for the exhibition of our
..,wi nixiifnto instf.nl Ronierninsr ""'i'
" ' o-Tw.ni.dlv iv1.pi. he visite Prince Doria, aud in Prince Doria's mag
111 W V, irilU,( lll " I 1 . 1 A J I
.i.: , v o... wi tn mL- tl.ee nihceut home the royal fatalist passed his
mis in-inn. . .v. .v. . ...... ., . ,
nri from havhicr observed a little first night in his capital of Rome.
piece of rudeness, which was exhibited by
this New Yorker last night, when he ac
costed a gentleman, who hail a lady on
each arm, as lie entered the theatre. The
preciated by the Congressional corrnp?
tionists and ringsters.
Dr. S. I. RusselTran "infidel" of Bell
County, Texas, was lately hauled from
his bed at : night by a company of men,
said to be members of a Baptist ehnrch,
carried off to the woods, stripped, an 4
treated to a huudred lashes, with thisd
dress thrown in: "We know yon are an
honest, man and a good physician, but we.
will tolerate no infidels in Bell Countyj
so, by the help of God, we will stop you
career of infidelity."
'Food for Cota. Mr. Miller, of Stockton,
N. Y., an experienced 'stock rai.-ier, has
published a pamphlet in whicli -lie claims
to show by the results of actual experir
inents, that corn -meal is lietter fod for
cows than hay. He-shows that 3 quarts
of corn meal will afford a cow as much nu
triment as 20 pounds of hay, or as much
as an animal will eat per day. Figuring
from this basis he shows that a cow cau ,
le wintered on com meal at about one- -
half the expense incurred in the use or
"Perhaps I may find out that there is ii
hell, though I think we have hell enough
on earth without manufacturing one here-
V .1 -. 1 ,1
alter. At any rate, u mere is u jien, it ia
a comfort to know that there, will be no
more winter there." were the last words
of a disgusted New Yorker who commit
ted suicide the other day.
Without depth of thought or earnest
ness of feeling or strength of purpose, li v
ing an unreal life, sacrificing substance
to show, substituting the fictitious for tho
natural, mistaking- a crowd for society
finding its chief pleasure in ridicule, am
exhausting its ingenuity in expedients for
killing time, fashion is among the last in
fluences under which a human being who
respects himself, or who comprehends the
rrrpnt nd of life, would desire to be
If I do not at least say that whatever
else may lure or demand her, woman's
true place, first and last, must be her
home, I shall be untrue to any one stand
ing great conviction. Women must make
more of their homes and make them more
to those who belong with them. In this
day of outward excitement and many out
ward attractions, the old and sacred in
tegrity of home is endangered. The homes
of to-day are not so dear as those of a past
ceneratiou. Great change has come. over I
our people. Amusements multiply and
ness. Young people have taken out a
icense against their parents. Parents arc
"etting rather afraid of their boys and
iris. Home isn't the little nucleus radi
ating joy to each, each shedding back on
it. It is. a convenient place to have, and
the father is tho banker, and the mother
is the mistress of laundry women aud
cooks, but the homo is gone.
"It is only a part of the outer world
. i l. . .. . . . f. . . , 1 Ai'd. i nil lirlitrwl
wiucii you iiue niii--i ... ...... v..
a fire in," which yon may make dark with
your frown or uncomfortable by your
whim. Once it was, what it must be
aain the heart's holy of holies; once no
man would desecrate it by deserting it ;
once all good impulse sprung hence, and
oil tin- character mew; oiue the hearth
at which father and mother sat was holy
and dear, and if the generations are to
get back to old stability of character, and
firmness of principle and the old undc
filed religion, it must be through these
i..ns nf which von. 0 women ! nre
1 1 xj i . - j - - -
priestess : it must be by yoar garnish
hi" them again with forgotten grace re
wakin" cone out fires, and sanctifying
anew the only place in which a human
soul can be surely fitted for the work and
warfare of life. Heaven help us', if this
desecration of the home gets into another
1 enaration. T. E. W. Bfrr.
GIVE HIM A CHANCE.
Don't act the fool. Keep cool. If your
gentleman passed m and seated his ladies neighbor js a "pinch" don't te l every- b wh(,n prj0, ttjLovn is tiO cent
but returned immediately to uemanu an im.iv vou meet: and if he owes yon a debt bushel, and that of hay is $10 a ton. Mr.
explanation of the rude doorkeeper, when don't crowd him to the wall. Give the Miller's exiK-rinients have been repeated
the man with the New York manners dis- maiJ a chanoe. There is no use to get
claimed any attention of offering an in- "paujc struck" about these hard times.
suit. He was given to understand, how- vje patient, frngal, industrious and eco
ever, in plain, unvarnished English, that noniical. Be cautious and don't permit
such conduct would not suit this climate, dishonest deceivers o inveigle you into a
Wit. Hcvicic, 5th. trap, but if vou Jbiofr a man to be honest,
and confirmed by a committee of ex per -.
ienccd fanners whi i report in fayor of his
What the Microscope Peiical.
Mould is a forest of leautiful trees,
help him so far as vou can without jeop- with the branches, leaves and fruit.
1 " 1
The Dlxkeks. A meeting oi acongre- nnijRjn!r vour own intei-ests. Don't get Butterflies are fullv feathered.
. i 1 ? A e, n s4- rt 1 J t-k trmCs t" n
ation oi mis sirauge .n Hugnownu,
nd., October 27-29, presented some in
tiiestinr leailires. i ne uLieiiuaiiv?
arge ; so large that as the preaching,
which began about ten, coutinued, the
overflowing hearers had to be accommo
dated with extra services iu the yard.
At twelve there was an .adjournment to
dinner, which was served at four tables
in the basement. Admittance was by
ticket, aud the tables, seatiug 320, were
filled five times. Dinner being over, at
five in the afternoon the communion ser
vice was begun. The supper was au or
dinary meal, before eating which there
was the washing of feet. Several of the
brethren performed this ouW, followed
by others who did the wiping. The giv
ing of thanks preceded aud followed the
serving of the bread and wine, between
400 aud 500 persous partaking of the ele
ments. The ceremonies occupied five
hours. The meeting then broke up for j
excited, and if you owe any one a debt go
at once and pay it if possible.
Hairs arc hollow tubes. -The
Surface of oaibwlie are covered
with scales like a fish. A single grain of
A pleasant place in which to study hu- nanrt would cover one hundred ana nny
man nature is the New Jersey State pris- of these scales, aud yet a single scale
on. An accouut of the taming process in coveis five hundred pores. Through thes
that institution says: "There is first, narrow openings perspiration forces itself
'the boot-heel gag' (a very painful instrn- like water through a sieve,
meut); second, 'the paddle' (an iustru- Every drop of stagnant watefcoutaint
luent used to beat prisoners ou bare flesh, a world of living creatures, swimming
inflict iutense suffering); third, 'the with as miH-1) liberty as whales m the sea.
stretcher' (which is equal to the rack of Each leaf has a colony of insects gnfr
olden times.) The man's feet are fasten- ing u iflike cows in a meadow.
ed to the floor ; he is handcuffed, and by
a rope drawn np to the ceiling as tightly
as possible. From five to twenty minutes
of this would make any one weaken);
fourth, alcohol is poured on the prisoner's
back an set on fire. In one case a man
was twiced burned in succession so that
the hair on his body crackled, aud he was
twice nut on the stretcher ; fifth, ?the
I jlnnMio.' which consists of nonriusr water
... , . : .. ..v ' ' c
thenigiit, aim me i.exi n.u...Mg, from a hose on the naked bodies of pris-
breakfast, preaching was resumen anmi This creates most agonizing pain
"The young wife leaned her head upon
her hnsband's shoulder, .and, assailind
him with the sweet sorcery of her eyes,
gently murmured: "Augustus, darling,
how dull earth wonld be if life had no
sentiment in it." "Ah, then, you have
not forgot, Evaugeliue, how you used to
hang your bustle out of tiie w indow for
and is apt to produce insauity.
"Only a lock of golden hair !"
The lover, smiling sadly, said..
"To-night it forms a halo fail
Above her head!"
"Only a lock of golden hair !"
The maiden, smiling sweetly said,
Then laid it on the back of a chair
And went to bed.
LOVE'S LABOR LOST.
Oil City Derrick.
It K-em.s tv be the ambition of all 3'oittigf
wives to look well when any one rails.
The other day a south side l;r,ie Hearo; ?
rin" at the front dnr. The maid wa
i .. i . , t'..l nn simrn to nx nn a
OIll JUKI nut- i"''."" - l f
little leforc admitting the caller. Then
was a moment of lightning work before"
the dressing case-. Quicker than it takes
to tell it, a ribbon was fastened at her
throat, a flower stabbed in h.r hair, a
flash or powder on her face, ami she was
at the door oil smiles and, blushes. The
gentiemau said he had walked from
Meniolri, and couldn't remember that
he hjd tnsfl food since he left Cincir.-