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$1 Qh;ttl;un ((ol
H. A. LONDON, Jr.,
KDITOR and rnorniKTOR-
On 6iuarf. nie !nsmten.
One square, two Inwitlon,
oeiwuare, one luontti,
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:
ftno r-i r, nut ymr,
Ollffnpy ,.lx llt'inllis - a
lie cuw, lliiee month., . . . .
- VOL. V.
PITTSItt)KO CHATHAM CO., X. C, SEPTEMBER 28, 1882.
fr larger a'lvertlavini'iit. IHwral -ontr.u t will
Hie Milky Way.
Kvt'lilllK 1)A9 t'olne, Atl'l aero tit" ski K,
On' thningii Hi ilHikiM'HH that iivt-iiiij dies,
llritntifnl I i i ' I hihI while.
Fashioned of many h silver ray
Hlolnn nut nf the ruin of day,
(irons the pile liiiilnt'nf lhi Milky Way,
limit ty tin' architect Nilit.
It in a pathway li'ailiiiit ti llwrii
Over Furth'H siii-ch lids, n nt an l uvea
With. iH supernatural liij'it,
Oroisod by the mills of those who hivo flown
Stilly away from our arms, ami alone
I'p to the beautiful gnat white tlin no
Pass iu Iho hush of the uight
II in the road that our w hi dream walk.
Far beyond roach nfaour waking talk,
Out to the vaue ami Kiand,
Far beyond FaneiV broadi K ran:!-,
Out to tlio world of marvel mi'l chance,
I lilt to tlin mystic, unreal an 1 oil win'1,
Out to the Wondeil md .'
What may it be V Who may certainly say
Over tlio hadoy Milky Way.
No human font hath I 1 .
Api o have pasxed, hat, iinni'lii il and white,
Still it elands like a fair rainbow of night.
Held ah a promise before our daik sight,
(iiliditn; our IhniiiJits to God.
A WIFE'S CONFESSION.
I did nut m-rry for love. Very few
people do ; ho in thin re: peet I am
neither better nor worno. No, I cer
tainly did nut marry f ir love ; I believe
I married onr rector, Mr. Cartwright.
simply because lie usked me.
I ong lit to liave bpon very happy, f r
bo wim a most devoted htisbjud, but I
whs iiol', and thcngli I did nut notice it
then, I know low that for Ilia first fix
mouths after our niurriuge Lo was not
One morning about tbut time Ins to'd
mo at breakfast that be intended leaving
me alone lor a fi w wei k--, to Dray with
his mother, who was not vety well. H
watched the effeot of thin announce
ment on me, but, tliongh I wai really
displeased, I concealed ruy annoyance,
and asked carelessly, tnhon he would
He replied, tho next day, if I had no
objection, and so it was settled.
lit' wus mori at tionuto than umial
that day, and I wan colder than ever ;
I ence alluded to liifl journey, and tlmt
was to ask if I might have, my sister
Aland to stay while ho was gone.
Tun uest morning I wan anxious to
avoid a formal parting, so I drove to the
elation with him; as I lie tram moved
off I n membered this was our first part
iug bin co our iturriage, und wished 1
1' a I rot been so cold.
When I got homo the honee looked so
dreary and empty, and there was coone
to meet ma Every room seemed empty,
and each spoko of the absent roaster ;
at last I wandered into his study, when
he spent his mornings, and liked tuo 1 1
sit and work ; and now I remembered
how often I had excused myself, saying
I preferrtd the drawing room, and thi
reflection did not add to my happiness.
It was fall of littlo remembrances of
me, and everything I looked at re
minded me of his goodness to mo, and
of my coldnees and ingratitude to hini
At lust I went to bed, where, after
working myself into a fevor of auxio'y
lest he should not have reached the end
of his journey iu safely, I ut leugll
cried myself into a restless, s'ecp.
The next morning I went down to
breakfast with a heavy heart, for I knew
I could not hear from him till the next
day. My plate, for the first time since
my niairiiige, was empty, as I sat down
to breakfast, for my huHhand, who was
an earl; ri-er, always had a little Inn
quel to greet mo with every morning ;
frequently 1 forgot all about it, and left
it to bo put into water by tho servant;
this morning I would have treasured it
most carefully, it' hu hud gathered if.
After bri akfast 1 dett ruiined to arouso
myself, and go and visit, some of tho
poor people of the vill. go, so I fillo.l
my basket with some Jitihi delicacies
for the sick, and set out.
Wherever I wcut it na tho same
story; all held forth on my husband's
goodness and kindness, for all had been
helped by him in some way or other,
and alt loved and respected him. As I
listened, with burning cheeks, I felt as
if I was tho only person on earth who
had treated him with cruel ingratitude,
and I was the very person whom he had
most loved and oherished.
When Maud at rived in the afternoon,
I treated her to a long tirrde of abuse
gainst mother-in- laws in general, and
my- own in partioular ; and I vented all
the anger I really felt against myeelf,
on the innooent Mr. Oartwtight.
" In faot, Nelly," said Mand, I be
lieve yon are so much in love with your
husband, that yon are jealous even of his
mother; and you're making yourself
miserable about nothing. Why, Mr.
Oartwright will be back in a fortnight,
and I dare s.y yon will get a letter from
him every day, bo cheer up, and let ns
go for a diive."
I agreed to this plan, and giving
Maud the reins, I lay back and thought
of her words. Was she right after all?
Was I jealous ? Was I really; as Maud
laid, in love with ny husband ? Had I
only found it oat now I was deprived of
his company ? Was this the reason I
could do nothing but inwardly reproaoh
myself for my conduct to him? And
the longer I thought, the more con
vinced I liflCHino that M.iud wis right.
Unit I was j 'alous, und (h it I was iu
love, us she called it.
The next morning I got up early and
walked out to meet the postman, so
anxious was 1 to get a letter from him ,
it was the first I had fever received from
him sinoe onr marriage, and no girl was
ever so anxious for, or so pleased with
her fir.it love letter, as I was over this.
It was a long letter, fnll of loving
messages and terms of endearment, all
of which cut me to the heart, for they
sounded like so many reproaches. I
spent the morning in answering it,
much to Maud's amusement, who, of
course, thought I wai pouring out vol
umes i f love and complaints of my
temporary wido.vhood; uft.er teiring up
about a doon sheets of paper, I at last
sent a short rote, cool, and with no
allusions to my misery.
For a whole week I went on in this
way, suffering more aeutoly every day,
aud ev;-ry day receiving long, loving
letters from Mr. Cartwright, and writ
ing short, cold answers.
At lust, when he had been away ten
days, 1 could bear it no longer, for I
felt 1 should have brain fever if I went
on this way, to I determined to go to
Melton, whom Mr. Cartwright liv d,
and seo my husband. I came to this
dec:sion one night, and went into Maud's
room early in tho morning, to tell her of
my intention. I expected she would
laugli at me, but I think she guessed
something was wrong, for she seemid
glad to hear it, and helped me to pack
a few t Lings and set off in time to catch
I he morning traiu.
It whs throii years to me, for tho
nearer I got to my htisbaud, the more
impatieut I was to sen him. At last wo
got to Melton, a largo town. Of course,
ai I was nol expected, there was no one
to meet me, so I took a carriage to Mrs,
Ourtwright's bouse, where I arrived
ab:ut three o'clock.
I lcurncd ufterwards that Andrew was
in tho little drawing room with his
mother when I drove up, but thinking
t wan only a visitor, he escaped to
another room, to I found iny mother-in-law
By her si lo were some of my hus
band's socks which flit) was darning.
Micks which I handed to my servants to
mend, and which I longed to snatch
from his mother. His desk stood open,
a letter to me. which he had beou writ
ing, lying on it.
Tho servant announced aie as Mrs.
Andrews, my voice failing at I gave my
name, so that Mis. Cartwright held up
her bands in astonishment when she
saw who it was.
" My dear Nelly 1 Has anything hap
pened? How ill you look? What is
it?" she exclaimed.
'I want my hn hand," I gHspod,
sinking down on a chair, for 1 thought
I should have fallon.
Without another word Mrs. Cart-
wright l.'lt the room ; 1 feel s.iro now
she gttcssi d all about it, aud I c.iu never
thank her enough for forbearing to
worry me with questions as to what I
hud eonio for.
Hho came I -nek in a few moments with
u gliis of wine, which she made mo
drink off, saying she won Id send bitn to
me at ouce if I took it. 1 complied,
and sho went to fetch him ; in another
minute I heard his step outside the
door, and then ho came in.
''Nelly, my love my darling, what
is it?" he cried, as I rushed into his
outstroteht d arms, and hid my face on
his breast, sobbing bitterly.
For 8 me momeuts I could not speak,
at lust I recovered myself enough to sob
" Ob, Andrew, my love I my dear
love I can you ever forgive ? I came to
ask yon ; and to toll you I cannot live
I would have said merit, bat Ihb
kisses stopped my month, and when at
length he let me go, there were other
tears upon my cheeks besides my own.
That was the happiest hour of all
my life, in spite of my tears ; and bei
fore my niother.iudaw again joined us,
which she directly avoided doing till
dinner time, I had poured ont all I had
to tell into my husband's ears ; and I
had learnt from him that he had left me
to try what effect his absence would
have on me ; for he had felt for some
time that my pride was the great barrier
he had to overoome to win my love.
He bad judged right. He was too
generous to tell me how much he had
suffered from my indifference, but I
know it must have grieved him terri
bly. He is a different man now, he
looks so happy, and I know he wonld
not change places with an one on
A Missouri book agent piled ties
across the railroad track, ran ahead and
"saved" a passenger train, and took 120
orders from the grateful passengers
without a change of countenance.
The New York Commercial Advertiser
remarks: It every man refused to
marry until he owned a home, what a
wilderness of miserable old bachelors
ibis world would become.
TIIK KKH.4MF. HANK KOUiti:uV. ;
C'enfriiHlona ol t'nlilr 1'rnti iiitdOm- il III
At the preliminary iuiiu nation of Iho
Kewanee b.mk robbers in that place,
J. J. l'ratt, the assis'ant ashier, now
under arrest, aud K. N. Welch, one of
the robbers, made full confessions.
From the testimony of Trait it appears
that two years ago ho and Dr. It H.
Scott, a yonng dentist, then living at
Kewsnoe, talked at various times about
making themselves rich by doing somo
such piece of work as robbing the bank.
Pratt wan a member of the church, u
choir singer, and an curliest worker in
the Hnnday schorl. Heott was well
connected, und had an interesting
funiiiy, but be hud once hoi n accused of
forgery. Tho young men speculated
over their plans for a long time, ono
suggesting a scheme and then tho oilier.
They took b ug walks at night, and
plotted many safe burglaries, none of
which they d.ired attempt to carry out
About a year and a half ago they
decided to rob the bunk in which Pratt
was a trusted employee Se.dt wus
HCuiunted with Klward N. Welch, u
Boston traveling man, und bro.iehed the
subject to him with Pratt's consent.
Welch roulily agreed to j-iin iu thee n
spiracy, and assisted the others to tho
extent of his ability. It was tliotiyht
that the best wy would be to drill tho
safe at the bank. "I experimented at
tho bank," continued Trait, "and
thought it conld bo done. Scott said
he could tike the temper out. of the
plates, so th.it he could ill ill tiieiji. Ho
went to Chicago and got some drills
made, and afterward to ik them to
Princeton, but I do not believo ha ever
got Ibeni there. Welch sent me two
drills aud a lot of fuse, which 1 t tok to
Scott's office. It was a part of the plan
which we hud settle I upon to tunnel
from the engine room to the vault. Wo
intended to come into tne room behind
the check case, and drill the safe ut our
leisure. It had been arranued thut we
wero to leave bread, broken crackers,
and cigar stubs in the tunnel, so that in
case of discovery it would bo thought
that some ono had lived thero. tcott
thought he could got a noiseless engine
to do the drilling. Wo sper.t a great
deal of time iu arranging tho details of
this scheme, but it m finally abandoned
in part for another ono. Wo ciuno to
the conclu-ion that the best way to get
the money would bo to smugglo a
powerful infernal machine into tho
building some night after I had remov
ed all the money and explode it, de
stroying tho bonk and evidences of our
crime. I recommended that Welch
should couio hero and represent himself
as a cattle buyer, and come to tho b.iuk
and inquire if money had been sent to
him; that wo should have a package
sent to him by express, and hn should
deposit it in the bunk, aid that I should
take that package and put iu its place
this machine, and fix it to explode a,
any time we thought best. This scheme
was rogarded with great favor for a
while, but it Was finally abandoned, and
a daylight robbery was talked about.
Scott wanted to come into tho bank
when I was thero alone mid throw pep
per in my eyes, but I would not consent
to this, as I thought it would pluco too
much responsibility on mo. Oilier plans
Then 8c.tt moved to St. Louis,
promising to come up and help us
whenever wo got ready. Letters passed
between us frequently, but all of tin in
were destroyed as soon as rend. Two
weeks before tho robbery Welch und 1
fixed ti)i the scheme which wo after
ward carried out. I wrote to Scott that
Welch was ready, and I hut now was tho
time to do the business. Scott wrote
to know what tho plau was, und 1 in
formed him. In reply he said that ho
was afraid to take part an ho knew be
would bo recognized. He preferred
the tunnel enterprise. Other letters
passed between us. Finally he wanted
to know if the robbery could not. be
perpetrated without his presence. Our
correspondence resulted iu an under
standing that Scott was to share equally
with us if he took part; if not, we were
to give Scott ?2 000. I was to have
86,000. Welch was to give the man
that helped him Jf 1,000. Scott had fall
knowledge of the robbery up to two or
three days of its taking place. I had
seen Welch only five times before the
robbery, I saw him about two weeks
before the robbery, aud furnished him
money, as he needed it. The Saturday
night before the robbery I took ft,0(10
in gold, which was to be my share, and
buried it at midnight in my yard.
Weloh and bis oompanion, a man hired
to take the plaoe of Scott, got the rest
of the money, amounting to about $11,
000." Edward N. Welch confirmed tho
story of Cashier Tratt as to the long
plotting aad the final execution of the
No one need feel so bad about the
American round dance. The most popu
lar dance in Hungary is on'i in which
every man bngs two women at ence. aud
Hungary is getting along right smart as
A hunch of feather tips mo worn as
CiHimere drosses urn trimmed with
anasc tie embroidery.
lilick slippers, with colored heels,
are tho present fancy.
Dark straw huts will be allowuble
until late in the season.
Ostrich feathers have been super
seded by ccque pluuies.
Jilaek Hilesiu dresios are decorated
with Kaxon embroideries.
Illuck velvet, is pteferrtd to the
ribbed, striped or blo'-tuled.
(iolclcn brown is in popular favor for
dinner or c image costumes.
The leading color this full will be the
new shailo of royal cardinal.
Cheviots in iiicli-sjuuro plaids are
among the fashionable fall pitlerus.
IS iiinet strings ra worn very wde,
tied iii a buttetlly bow under the
Fi'i slily gat her d dowers are used to
trim the huts and corsages of country
TnlTid sleeves finished at. the hand
with a plain cuff are considered
Tainted silk giiuzo jabots, reaching
from the I hi out lo the waist, aro uovel
The fall turbans resemble those of
two reasons ago, and uru decorated with
vVaistcoats are made in the old Con
tinental style, und will be much worn
ut the matinees this fall.
Gloves aro us long as ever, and the
tun -colored variety is still worn with
full evening dress.
Chinese in'ii.si s form the latest ban
gle charms, bracelets, rings and cor
riifgs being worn to mutch.
Smelt and silver blue will be combined
in curly fall co tumus with tcira cotta
and uiuhoeany shades.
Itelgiuu laces in buff, white, ivory or
cream color in largo ruisod patterns
trim light colore 1 satin or snruh.
Fiunncls for fall costumes ure shown
iu shades of huzziir uud silver blue,
drab, teira-cotta, brown and mahogany.
l'ulku dol.'i are not, win on the newest
liehiis, but aro replaced by wheat,
puusies, ro-es, pinks or ox-eyed daisies.
Tho velvet casuquit s in ruby, wine
color mid blno now worn over muslin
dresses will continue in nso during the
Plush sacqnes and dolmans will be the
correct thing for winter wear, and will
take the place uf sealskin to a great
Narrow braid, in silver or gold, is
much used iu trimming cl-ith dresses.
Ever so little of this garniture goes a
great way in effect.
A picturesque collarette isof Oriental
lace, fastened with pule bine or royal
cardinal ribbon, which falls in a shower
of loops and ends,
Evening dresses aro elaborately
trimmed with yards of satin or moiro
ribbon. A cascade of ribbon extends
from the neck of the dress to the very
edge of tho skirt on those ol tho latest
'Trtli'l Kill It Out.'
"1 m't write there," said n father to
his son, who was writ in r with a diamond
on the window.
'Because you can'i rub it out."
Did it ever occur to you, my child,
thut yon are daily writing that which
yon cannot rub out ? You made a cruel
speech to your mother, the other day.
It wrote itself upon her loviug heart and
gave her )ain. It is there now and
hurts her when sho thinks of it. You
can't rub it out.
You whispered a wicked thought one
day ! tho car of your playmate. It
wrote itself on his mind and caused him
to do a wicked act. It is there now.
You can't mb it ont.
All your thoughts, all your words, all
your acts are written on tho book of
memory. He careful, the record iH
overlasting. Yon can't rub it out.
The t; iH llmlge.
A woman was buying tea at a
p'ace in Washington where, on certain
days, dUmonds, rings, and pnrses of
money are given away as prizes in a
certain number of packages sold. The
other day a lady stepped forward and
invested her dollar. "I'll give yon five
dollars for your package, before open
ing," said the clerk. She declined. It
was opened. There was only fifteen
cents in it. She- bought another pack
age. Theie was only fifteen cents in
that one. She bought a third package,
' I'll givo jon thirty-five dollars." She
hesitated. It was opened and found to
contain live hundred dollars in gold
pieces. This nttni'ttod attention, and
the bnying of one dollar packages be
came very brisk. A gentleman followed
the lady to her hotel, and asked her
name. "Mrs. ." said the clerk. It
was the wjfe oi the proprietor o( the
Fiieiiiies ol Hie ires.
A wiiler iu Yontl. and Pleasure''
says: If you will kick or pound on a
telegraph pole, or place onr ear against
one on a viudy diy, what will the ik-im-remind
you of ? A hive of bees. Pre
cisely. Sj it does the bears in Norway.
Pears are passionately fond of honey,
aril when iu ono of the wild districts
bruin hears the humming of the wires,
he follows the sound to the post where
it id loudest aid begins to tear away
tho stones heaped around tho polea in
rocky soil to steady them, iu order to
get at the hive which ho imagines to be
thero. Iu his disappointment and dis
c list ho usually leaves savage walks of
his claws in tho wood. Nor is ho the
only victim of tho wires. In I he elec
tric exhibition at Paris they show the
top of a thick pine telegraph post,
through which u woodpecker iias
drilled a hole several inches in ilium
eter. Tho bird I n I apparently perched
on the polo and mistaken tho humiirn j;
of the wires for tho Iriz.ini? of a nest of
insects iu tho wood, and set himself
manfully--or birdfally-to dig them
Wolves will not. stay in Nor ay where
a telegaaph lino has hi en built. It was
formerly the custom to protect, farms
by planting poles around Ihem strunj
with enrds something like rabbit snares
and gradually the wolves came to re
spect these precautions, so that a lino
stretched across tho neck of a petn'ti
snla would protect the whole district.
The wolves take th" telegraph for a new
iiiiii improved snare, and promptly
leave the country when u line is built.
On our own treeless plains tho buffalo
huilii tho telegraph polo us an ingen
ious contrivance for his own benefit.
Like all cattle, he delighted in scratch
ing himself, and he goes through the
perornii'ico so energetically that be
knocks dowu the post. An early builder
of telegraph undertook to piotect the
posts by inserting bradawls into the
wood, but t'jo thick skinned buffalo
found tho brad awl an improvement, us
affording him u new sensation, uud
serutched down more polos tl an cor.
In Sumatra the elephants ure system
aticully opposed to telegraph lines, and
at least twenty limes a year make raids
ou them. In May, 1H70, tho elephants
tore down tlio poles for a tlistanee of
several furlongs, and hid the wires and
insulators in the caim jungle, and for
three nights iu succession they repeated
the performance as regularly as tho re
pairers built tho line during the day.
Tho monkeys aud apes aie about us
formidable enemii-s, as they uo the
wires for swings and trapezes, aud carry
off the glass insulators as valuable
prizes; then, when tho repairer goes to
correct tho mischief, he may be pounced
upon by a tiger or driven to the post
by a mad buffalo. Iu Japan the special
enemies of the telegnigh are the spiders,
which grow to an immense size, and
avail themselves of t'uo wire as excel
lent frameworks for their webs. So
thick are the cords tho .lapaueso spiders
spin tha' often, especially when they
are covered with dew, they servo to
connect the wires with each other or
the ground, and so to stop them from
In the sea iho wires tiro not. any safer,
as a small worm has developed itself
since cables came into fashion which
bores its way through iron wire and
gtitta-percba, lots in the water, mid so
destroys a line worth millions of dol
lars. When a gr.-ut storm conies on in
the centre of the ocean, and the cable
breaks while it is being laid or threatens
to break, no one is alarmed. They
fasten the cable to a buoy and e.-inio
back afterwards and pick it up, or if it
is at the bottom of tlie sea, they drop
a dredge, with a mile or so of rope, aud
fish ont the precious thread, us large as
one of your fingers, almost as easily as
yon would fish up a penny from the
bottom of a tuli of water with the tungs.
Put the little worm no bigger than a
needle is more formidable than the ele
phaut on shore or the hnrrieane at sea.
A Conscientious Widow.
A poor man ou his death-led made
his will. lie called his wife to him and
told her of its provisions. "I have left,"
he said, "my horse to my parents, sell
it and hand over the money you receive
to them. I leave to you my Hop , tske
good caro of him, he will serve you
faithfully." Tho wife promised to obey,
and in due time set out for the neigh
boring market with tho horso and
"How much do yon want for yonr
horse?" inquired a farmer.
"I cannot sell tho horse alone, but
you may have both of them at reason
abh' rates. Give me one hundred
dollars for the dog and one dollar for
The farmer laughed, bnt as the terms
were low he willingly accepted 'hem.
Then tho worthy woman gave the hus
bands patents the dollar received for
the horse and kept the hundred dollars
Buffalo has 1,1.17 factorii s and 1,700
aaloona. When a factory tries to get
ahead of a saloon then comes the tug of
FA KM. aitlK AMI llOl MFIIObO.
Thi Hitllif llorMi.
Many pi-tils for oiiriiiK horses of
balking have been piililis1 e I, b it, uone
of them seem more sensible, humane
and practicable than that us"d by N.
W. Hussey, of O-l'aloisu, Iowa, who is
one of those thoughtful ami enter
prising farmers who ll-st study the
probable causes of an evi, then experi
ment to find a remedy. His theory is
that no intelligent horso will biy," the
hubit of balking except, through fear,
aud that to end the balking the first
thing needed is to sooth" the excited
animal. To do this he closes around
the neck of a bottle containing ether
ono of the nostrils of the animal, and
so closes tho other nostril that tho horse
must draw into his lungs the fumei ot
the liquid. When the eyelids of the
horse begin to droop the ether is
removed, but if the horso then refuses
to start it is aain applied. Theie is
seldom need of more than one applica
tion. Soothing words midpetti.g arc
meuutiuio U'-ed to quiet the nerves and
restore tho eonti leuco of tho animal,
fn every caso of which wo have any
knowledge u c impleto and pernuneut.
o uo li.is resulted from trials of this
course of treatment. Of c uuso, it is
no claimed that the horse eanu it be
ttiiin tumjht. to balk by brutal or by
ignorant usage, Hreedeni' (ij.-tti'.
l ull -. .MM Itie.
Fall sown rve makes tho best early
green food fireattlo. ISy sowing hroud
east from two to four bushels to the
re in September or O.ttolx r in the
cornfield, or where a potato, cabbage or
any other crop Inn been gathered, and
harrowing it, in, th'-ro will bin strong,
succulent growth, fully three feet high,
to cut in April. A'ter cutting, the
stubiile can be turned under in time to
plant corn and garden vegetables, such
as beans, peas, cibbages, melons and
potutoes, uud especially sweet potatoes.
Within the last week or two, Prof. W.
N. McD nuld has expressed to us his
thanks f 'r having suggested to him this
pluu of sowing ryo in the fall for the
benefit of bis cows in the spring, and
he says that the ryo feed iu April aston
ished them all in the wonderful increase
of butter that it. can-ii-d. It produced
ut once a largo llow of rich milk from
cows that preioufly were almost dry.
This experience shows quite clearly
how much tin (in int it v nnl quality of
the milk is intlucnccd by tho kind of
food.- Home Jo.iruul.
Coffin Svm r. Four teuspoonfnls of
castor oil, four teuspnoc fulsof mobiles,
and ono teapoonful of paregoric. Mix
together and take a teuspoouful at a
dose four or five times a day. Mothers,
try this: a month old baby can tuko a
few drops, six months a half t teaspoon
fill, and a year old a spoonful. When
a child lias a cohl, and threatened with
croup, begin giving tho syrup during
the day and on going to bed. If it
coughs during the night, give more.
It will not fail to prevent, croup mid
cure a cough. A grown person can
lake a larger dose,
Ibnsr Yi-.ai.. - liefoie putting a roast
of veal iu the oven i-over the upper
side of it with thin slices if bacon
Unless you have tried this you will be
surprised to find what a delicate II ivor
and rich browu color will be imparttd
to the otherwise utmost tasteless most.
The gravy will bo greatly improved,
and the dressing also, if the knuckle is
In every school the difference is
clearly marked between the boy who has
mot al conrago, and the boy w ho is mere
pulp. Tho ono knows how to say "No."
The other is so afraid of being thought
"verdant" that be soon kills everything
pure und fresh und manly in his charac
ter, and dries up into a premature hard
ness i f heart.
Five lads were gathered in a room ut
a boarding-school, and four of them en
gaged in a game of cards, which was
expressly forbidden by the rules. One
of the players was culled out. The three
said to the quiet lad who was busy at
"Come take a hand with us. It is too
bad to have the game brokeu np."
"Idonot know one card from another."
"That makes no difference," exclaim
ed the players. "We'll show you how.
Now that was u turning point in that
lad's life. He nobly said,
"My father does not wish me to piny
cords, and I will uot disobey hrm."J
That sentence settled the mutter and
settled his position among bisassociutes.
Ho was tho boy who could say "No,"
and henceforth his victories were made
easy and sure. I w ill remember the
pressure brought to bear in a college
upon every young man to join a wine
drink or to take a hand in some con
traband amusement. Some timber got
well seasoned. Some of the other sort
got pretty well rot'ed through with
sensuality and vice. The Nehemiahs at
college have been Nehemiahs ever since
The boy was father of the man.
The kiiMcii rod is yellow ;
The corn is tiiniuiK blown ;
Tb" trepH in applx orchard
With fruit ar bonding: ilown.
The gentian's bluest fringes
Are cm linn ill the sun ;
In dusty podH I lie milkweed
lis hidil. ll silk ban spun.
The 8i-di?es Haunt their harvest
In every meadow iimk ;
And asters by the bionk-sido
.MakeasteiH in the brook.
l i on, ili w lunert at lliorliniK'
Tin gnqi' h' hki- t inior-' i isp;
At noon the l-uadx nil HllHel'
Willi yellow blltelllnn.
Jt.v all thei.c lowly tolo iis
S. -pti iuIm r days aie h" re,
V 1 1 1 1 Hit ii inn 'n hcHt ol weather.
And st il t n in li 'f bei-l of cheer.
v urn: i iks.
Women are never so color-blind that
they oan't see the nuikc-uji of a bonnet
passing along lifry foot away.
Sallie West, cf Iowa, bus recovered
1.10 damages of it man who paid ten
cents to kiss her at a church fair, and
ser itched her llo-C.
People who have cotiti udetl that this
was a coiiutty for cranks, have been
powerfully silent since tho hanging of
(iititeaii, So have the cranks.
A you::g man in Goslnu bus been en
tirely cured of nervous prostration by
playing on a fiddle. Tho disease passed
to the family next door.
Only seven tlavti elapse I after the
wedding of a man u'. Diihu pm Imwu, be
fore he eloped with tho bride's cousin.
Fast people iu Iowa !
It you luiye a vivid iniaeinatiou, just
ii.-i i--iui' what, old Abo Lincoln would
have answered il anybody bad siigi$csttd
that he adopt a Hag of his own.
Anna Dickinson says sho will wcarjuo
diamonds until she can buy the real
ones. This givot the other girls With,
their & brilliants the bulge on her.
Tho employer who doesti't pay fair
wages will not succeed in business. The
employer who jays all he can afford
to, ciuiiol bo forced to pay more by a
S.) long us th j Nori.li bos a'uut fish
and the South about snuk's, tho West
ern man who lies ul nit blizztrdsuud
cyclones must be the tail cud of the
'Iho man who bought the crock of
butter winch took tho prize ut the
c.muty fair last year is tho one who is
most anxious this fail to buy of the
ludiauiipolis has uc put tod a man who
voted three times on election day ou the
ground of insanity. Few kuiio men care
to vote more tl iri ouce, as matters
stand in this c uiutry.
A woiuuii iu l.iucoln, ill , left $200
in iash by will "to the widow iu Lin
coln who shall lii'st secure a husband."
One widow secured a lmsbutid mid that
cash iu lorly minutes after tho will was
Schools hi I'loieuee, Italy.
The natural curiosity abd interest
which 1 felt in first entering a class,
room of Florentine children were met
by a look on the laces of the lobulars so
clear aud uumisla!.able an to draw from
me the exclamation,
' 11 iw happy these children look!"
1 tallied to the t"uehorH, and saw the
same gentle and unriillbul look reflected
iu their faces. One of I hem replied,
' They are very good children,''
Suspecting that such general cquan
j.nily conld only b. purchased by laxity
of discipline iu some form or other, I
" Do you ever punish them V"
Her face b mmiuo ominously grave, I
expected u bitch rod at least.
"On, yesl sometimes we must,"
" How do you punish them ? "
" 1 give tin m a bad nmik."
1 looked incredulous.
"It is felt to be a great disgrace."
"What do nu ili. if a child tells an
untruth, or steals ? "
' I separate it from its companions,
or keep it iu for a few linuiues, or per.
Imps 1 write to tho parents," wus the
" Do yon ever beat them V "
Oh, never I the child would become
perfectly nnmanageuble, and I should
lose nil my influence in the school, and
discipline would be destroyed."
The explanation which I received to
this astounding statement was, thnt it
was the rule to make punishment moral,
aud that the disgrace of a bad mark
had gained such a hold on the children
and th'Mr parents, that it wus found
I objected that Italians are notori
ously high. spirited and fiery.
The teacher replied,
" Corporeal punishment would dci
velop all the bad qualities of a child,
and it would b .'come iwrfectly uncon.
trolublo and wild. It is never done."
Oue teacher boxed a child's ears, and
received instant tlisuiissal from the
municipality on the grounds that by
this act she had forfeited her influence
over the other children, and her power
of controlling the school.