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BY H. W. LONGFELLOW,
' "Wo tAdm MB its' julf iur '8ppails ' :'
.. Beaeath the-Kolaon skiM,r. I
- And but & nanrow' strip Wfween,
Of land and shadow lies,. i
The clood4ike rocka, the rock-like clonds
Dissolved ia glory float, . :i ;V 6
And auttway of tbe.radiuut flood,
r"Haaalbiilhf fotti H v '
' "The sea is out another aky,
The Jtja si as well,
And which is earth and which is Heaven,
J Tha eye can scarcely tell.
Sotrhea for US life's evening honFj i t
' Soft fading shall descend, i
" May glory, born of earth and Heaven,
i -VA The earth and Heaven blendr -
Till where earth ends and Heaven begins,
The sonl shall scarcely know. :
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FaKliioiig and Physiologry.
Hi9XJk M(SKB .OTHsicarxx;' m. p.j'
jiTashionB aii4 rAyBiologyi arel qot
linked together trom their ;isoci-
ation bnt beamise of their divorce
fhe spirit of, unreason -eems to in-
spire the inventiTe geniaa of the moil
ern w6fltte, just as it inspired ht-r
medifBval predecessors in the days
of the farthingales and stoiiiacfiels.
History repeats itself; and so does
fashion! in its ceaseless rouud 01
T aria t ion common-sense rarely gets
an opportunity, and, then never for
loner. - agbaon toacjllatea etreloe3,
and only now and then happens to
cross the line of . common-sense; from
being on one side it soon passes to the
Other. ' Paris 13 responsible for fash
ions., The taste'of the French gov
erns te world( Ine French, if they
do .not, love - extremes, certainly
pr. ctice them. . In politics they pass
froa: 5 HepoblicaniBm-. to'. Csesarism;
from Democracy to Imperialism. So,
when the pendulum of fashion be
gins to swing back fronj oe extreme;
it passes steadily ; on .till it reaches
the opposite extreme. Crinolines came
in with the physical needs of a great
personage; now for some time skirts
have been, so sti ait that it is impossi
ble for the wearer .to step tut prop
erly.and as to ' rnningiwel,the ess
said about that the hetterj though we
are passing through a phase of lawn
tennis. When some person's hair grew
thin she adopted l-pads" andfajse
hair, to eke 6u her scanty locks; "aud,
prestol every, WpmaD, whether, she
possessed abundance, of hair or not.
must folfow ,. suitdiBeases and para
sites of the hair ootwithstaqding, '
shoes. Vi The heel )f. the human, being
projects outitard, or fa thee backward,
and gives steadiness to "fhe sure and
certain step of .man." But fashion
has decided that the heeLof the boot
or shoe shall get as neat he centre of
the instep as possible. . Instead, pf the
weight" of the body, resthig wpoi an
arch, in tha modexaine Uady it rests
npoa pegs with the itoesi in front,
which have to preyept-the body from
toppliog .. forward. ; .Then , the heel is
so high that .the foot reBts japon the
peg and.le rVtoesaDd tha; is
ahou t'as eiegant'. as if the 'lady J were
practicing ' wal kjpg : ttpori iptjlfs." n
order to poise the body on these two
points,- bend foiardiroeiwwrrwred.
which- ja-regarded aa ilie' correct alti
needless to- 6ay ! that3;; there, are few
aklea;whichJlraB ttandi flii 8tn-ajB
withoii tf yfeldiiVgr afati jtis' hmWcohx
oion tc - fefeeyovrigri tadies-' walking
Ialoiifi with fthefrankleff twisting, all
wave, or j peruaps with tne sole 01
their sh'oe or ooof'Vscaping from un
der the fo6t,-:atid' the side of the heel
in Contact .with,, the grcinud.. V ith
siik-b modern, iuwrovements an sunda Is
.wh eh allow tbr feet perfect freedom
Auu piay,; toe preiient maaeinoiseiie,
when she attempts trt'i'ah'.'Ss'a trfecta
cle'kt wbicb the gods-1 well, nor quite
that, but at which Jier moilier.might
well yeep.j:t: '
Then, again, what has physiology.
la . 1 (i T "k.
hiq, her head hj shame ?i'HS g? at
idw draeslmn4ia'b4ri' In Ait
Fhysiology says Vsach dresses are h
violation of the. jaws of health. L t
it be granted, they do not entail, much
diBliig-rdoni VrT ralfiligr ddriir? yet
what jol theSrlye' tpfewrd and tor-,
ward, even with the help of number
less rugs and wraps? What remarks
have been, made front time to time
about'the i loiig tarrying in "cold ante-rooms,
hails, and passages at Royal
drawing-rooms? Jof colds and chills
nd of -'u nprotected luDgs inju red
t thereby?,; l(i beseem ns. .qot.to pa-i
rauo vie nfirP s flj v.a Cjrawip.g-room
herejibui Abefjtactla welJ enough
known that many a residence along
the shores of the Mediterranean has
been the long outcome of such expos
- Whether,, it be that he is .a jess
aesthetic creature, or that convenience
presses more strongly upon him than
upon the gentler sex, man certainly
escapes the grave changes of dress
seen in' the other sex. He mildly os
cillates from the weakness of, pegtops
or knickerbockers to continuations
of afan-like character, where the
trousers almost conceal the boot, as
is the apparently permanent fashion
with our blue-jackets. The lapel of
the coat covers the tip of the lung
just where the )ow dress leaves it ex
posed, as if inYitingjIiseaKa to settle
there.. T'e 8hirfc3froiat is exposetl in
a very liberal mapQr" in main; but a
well-js tare bed UneiJ shut front vs:no
bad protection against a rude blast.
provided. the exposure be not too
(Even when there is no low dress,
the upper portion oi the chest in wo-
men is olten tar too tninty na i.
Above the eorset there is nothing but
the dress body over the tender skin.
Fair .reader, my connection with a
hospital for diseases of the chest tells
V St ri-:i-. J
me somewhat about female under
clothing, or perhaps rather; 'the want
of it. , In private pra.ctiee, too, oppor
tunities are afford ed; for r observation
of the scanty and utterly insufficient
under-clothing worn by many whose
means do, not prevent their indul
gence in proper -raiment. A thin
chemise is often all that is worn un
der the corseteven in the coldest of
weather. It is a perilously pernicious
practice. If ladies would only wear
something approaching the merino
vests, etc. seen in-gentlemen's hosiers'
;vtf nlJowBi they Would : not require the
heated rooms, "at ,'press6nt 'rendered
necessary from the insufficient attire
now in vogue. . -To be snre,f this ad
mits of- heavy over clothing being
worn; when out of doors cloth jack
ets, furs, furs trimmed with fur. and
all the paraphernalia of costly outer
attire in which the female heart re
joices. But stouter clothing would
be far, far better, in every way. It
would admit'of lighter" outer-clothes,
and ho compatible . .with a healthy
stroll, everi for those-who are not un
familiar .-with .a carriage. v
Then wbt shall be said about the
corsets? "They reio.ee the size of the
figure without, causing any inju nous
pressure, while thir graceful shape
adds a; new charm to the form."
Whether the audacity or the mendac--
lty of this statement is the greater
may he a matter on which opinions
cau differ, the toagnitude-' of each be
ing sd great. A'liver compressed till
the marks of the ribs are visible after
death; that is not "injurious pressure!"
Neither w displacement of some of I
the less fixed organs ' "injurious pres-
snre, l suppose? lo have the visce
ra driven,, downward until displace
ment follows is quite a trifle from the
modiste' g point of 1 view, perhaps but
to the physician it is a grave matter,
often entailing ill-heath for the rest
of a lifetime.: -And as to the grace
fnl shape" of a wasp-waisted lady
that, too, only exists from the modis
te's point of view.
Next. as to hats or bonnets; common-sense,'
las representing physiology
has never a (.tempted, & seriously dis
cuss r a i. lady's head-dress. It is
scarcely possible to observe the win
dows of a lady's outfitter's shop with
out weeping; "and the . only thing
which prevents laughter in front of a
bonnet shop is the prices. A lady
may suffer from severe facial neural
gia on' exposure ,' to' cold, but if the
goddess of fashion cjedre that the
bonnet ahaU be wo.ru on the back of
the head,: Bhe must suffer patiently
till the "reaction to' poke-bonnets ,;ar
rives; then ahe, will ;haye tetnporary
respite froni her agony, till the next
change again, leaves the facial area
exposed. She ' may have-sensitive
eyes; but no shade of head-dress shall
protect her from the sun's . piercing
ray?,vuiiess broad-brimmed hats hap
pen to be lannode. Good Works .
sti Superintendent Scarboro , has , re
turned from attending the meeting
of the National Edacationai ponven
lioW at' yaBhgtph. ' , He as, much
pleased with what he saw nnd beard
Thespiiut of the meeting was ad
mirable. The chief measure relating
td Congressional action brought be
fore the association was the bill here
Ltofore introduced in .the- Senate by
Senator: BJair," who baa Leen active in
his. efforta-to Secu re - Federal aid in
advancing the cause !of education.
This bill idid not meet with apprpba
tioa in all its details, :but otherwise
gftve. general satisfat'tion. As a
whole, it was however not . "flccepta -bie;;and
to vuiv 4.:iii4 to . versnutuuiea to
Ongressfc Tlft resulfcaf ' their la
bors was' a proposed bill covering
the following points: An annual ap
propriation' by Congress of not less
than $15,000,000 for ten years, to be
distributed among the States on the
basis of illiteracy. This would give
North Carolina something over $1
'OftOearf. "Ttie. filiid-ia'4 to be
applied JJyiStaie officers, without the
siijiervisipn or interference of any
Fe'dKralcom missioner or other officer.
'Atid'it'fl to be appropriated to pro-
Tpiotiiig the efficiency -of the copAUlon
schools and teacher institutes only.
Higher schools are not tw share in it.
One bf the differences between this
plan and Senator Blair's bill is that
the 'latter.', provided ,1'or a Federal
officer to have a supei vision of the
State cchools. This we understand
wasu nanimously disappproyed. The
plan substituted by the Educational
AssQcjatjon is about light., The aid
given by the government towards the
education of the citizen ought to
confined to a great extent to provid
ing a fine common school system.
Were all our boys and girls furnished
a good primary education, the high
schools and colleges would be filled to
overflowing. We have furnished a
large amount of taxes for the use
of the general government; and we
have aided in the purchase of an ex
tensive domain. The proceeds of
these public lands have gone into the
treasury, and now we are entitled to
have some allowance made for pub
lic education. And whn such aid is
extended, it should be as f$, not as
the work of a superior undertaking
to control the schools of the differ
ent States. We want no Federal su
perviaors but desire on r State system
to remain intact. 'News & Observer,
' Sr. JotsKPii. April 4- At the Coroner's
j inquest" Mrs. Susan S., mother of Jesse
, James, tesnnea tnai It Wa8 nersonjesse.
Considerable excitement' was created by i
ner uenunciation ot tne treachery ot
! Dick Little.
Governor Crittenden has just arrived
here. It is unknown at present what
will be done with the body, but the
Governor has ordered it to be turned
over to his relatives.
NEW BERNE, N.
I read in your last issue
lowing brief paragraph.
"There is more religion in paying
one handued cents in the dollar a
man owes, including his subscription
for a full year in advance to his
home paper, than in some of the
most . eloquent prayers ever of
This sentiment entitles it to be .re
printed and kept ; before the people.
Your editorial "Not a Bright Out
look," is suggestive of a great deal
that might be done, said and written.
But to be pointed it must be done
and said in a few words. The rem
edy is, go to work, work late and
early and stop the credit system.
Borrowing money on long time to
work out of debt will ruin the coun
try. If every Jarmer in the country
conld get as much money as he
wauted on five years time, without
any interest whatever, and be com
pelled to pay the principal at the ex
piration of five years, three-fourths of
them would be bankrupt, not worth a
cent, not even an old board to cover
their heads and bodies from the fall
ing rains ami chilling winds. It
would create an idleness and extrav
agance that is unparalleled, aud
these two things, with a few others,
have placed, the country in such a
condition that it will take many years
of well-directed energy and economy,
with brains to back it, to redeem it.
Credit is too cheap in this country.
Stop it except to those who are really
entitled to it. Is a man, white or
black, whose word for truth, honesty
and integrity you cannot rely upon,
one that is disinclined to work, and
spends a good portion of his time
running all over the country attend
ing every public gathering without
the prospect of being benefitted,
hunting, fishing, loitering around do
ing nothing, sleeping when he should
be at work, pushing his work and
business ahead, entitled to credit?
Stop the credit system and yon will
stop the most of this sort of business.
There are many men, white and
black, who go to the towns and cities
and get hundreds of dollars of credit
that are really not entitled to a cent's
credit. They have neither brains,
energy, or economy, and, least of all,
no honor or principal, and don't expect
to pay when they get the goods. To
cut the subject short, if this country
is ever redeemed there will have to
be a , .higher, appreciation of moral
honesty and obligations, and credit
deBied except to those who are enti
tled to it. Plow deep and close, late
and early, arid lei the whole farming
interest be managed with brains and
economy. It can't be done by rais
ing cotton to the neglect of home
supplies. Make the lands of the
county rich, have good stock, barns
and smokehouses full then the
farmer is easy if he don't handle a
great deal of money then every oth
er class of trade and business will
The cotton business ami the credit
system will never bring about an easy
and solid state of affairs. Neither
will the very common practice of
farming in this eonntry ever bring it
about, A mind without brains, a
hand that is disinclined to take hold
of work never invented an engine, a
steamship, a telegraph, built a rail
road, or took a piece of gullied land
and caused it to produce three bales
of cotton or one hundred bushels of
corn per acre. . Neither will thej
ever make this a prosperous country.
We have the means within our reach,
an4 if we du't use them, as a people,
we are to blame. As you stated,
many farmers are now witbaut corn,
meat, and old scores not paid
More oats and wheat sowed than
usual. There is more disposition to
decrease expenses than to increase
them. Less cotton, more grain, and
a smaller number of plows and labor
than there was last year. This I
think a very wise move one in the
right direction. .L A. H.
Jokes UpOWi .Lawyers.
From the earliest times the law
yeia have "had to take it," as the
i c i. j i- i
SDark of wit delights to exercise it
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upon me memoers oi inis pruicsMou.
lndeeii, soir.e nf the wittiest sayings
against lawyers have been uttered by
lawyers themselves, who never like to
spoil a good joke even at their own
Sometimes two birds have been
killed with one stone. It is said that
there was once a dispute in the Uni
versity of Cambridge, whether doc
tors in law or doctors in medicine
should take precedence. The chan
cellor asked whether the thief or the
hangman went first at an execution.
On being told that the thief usually
took the lead, "Well, then," said the
chancellor, "let the lawyers have
precidence. and the medical doctors
be next in rank'
Here is a poetical shot at both pro
fessions: The doior lives by sporting with our lives
And by our follies fed, the lawyer thrives.
Some people cannot understand
how two lawyers who contend so fu
riously agaiust each other in court
should be friends. The following is
levelled at the heads of those who
feign hostility in the way of bus
iness: Two lawyer, when a knotty case was o'er,
-hook hands, and were as frood friends as before.
"Zounds!'' cries Ihe losing client, "how camf yon
To be such friends who were such foes just now
-Thou fooir one answers; "lawyers, though
Like shears, ne'er eut themselves, bur whafs
There is too much truth for a mere
jest in some of the piteous accounts
of anxious clients, whose purses grew
0., APRIL 6, 1882.
nernter uaiiv. wniie tneir lawvers
were making interminable delays and
arguments. I remember seeing a
picture long ago, illustrative of the
uselessness of going to law. where
plaintiff and defandent were franti
cally pulling at We horns and tail of
a cow, aud the lawyer, seated on a
stool, was comfortably milking the
cause of the dispute ! Listen to this
My cause concerns nor battery nor treason;
I sne my neighbor for this only reason,
That late three sheep of mine to ponnd he
This is the point the court would have
Concerning Magna Charta you run on,
And all the perjuries of Old King John;
Then of the Edwards and Black Prince
And talk of John o'Stiles ond John o'Gaunt;
With voice and hand a mighty pother keep;
Now pray, dear sir, one word about the sheep!
And the next epigram has not a
cheerful moral for those who are hav
ing their wrongs made right by law.
It is called "The Fatal Victory".
UnhRppy Chromes, neighbor to a peer.
Kept half hi sheep and fatted half his deer;
Each day his gates thrown down, his fences
And injured still the more, the more lie spoke;
At length resolved his potent foe to awe.
And guard his right by statute and by law,
A Biiit in chancery the wretch begun;
Nine happy terms through bill and answer
Obtained his cause had costs, and was undone.
Here is a very ancient one which
seems to come in quite appropriately.
It was written by Petronius Arbiter,
who was a favorite of Nero's until ac
cused by a rival of conspiracy, when
he was put to death. It is on par
Law bears the name, but money has the
The cause is bad whene'er the clients uoor:
Those strict-lived men that seem above our
Arn oft too modest to resist onr gold.
tSo justice, like all other wares, is gold.
And the grave judge that nods upon the laws,
Waked by a bribe, smiles and approves the
Here is an epigram that was writ
ten on a colored man who had been
freed from slavery both in his native
country and that to which he fled for
refuge, and who afterwards fell into
the clutches of the law:
In vain poor sable son of wo,
Thou seek'st the tender teal"
From thee, in vain, wih pangs they flow.
For mercy dweUs not here.
From cannibals thon fledst in vain; . -
Lawyers less quaster give;
The first wont eat yon till yon die,
The last will do't alive, , . v
The last is to be an epigram, which
is also an epitaph," evidently . the
work of a client who had suffered by
the conduct of the lawyer who is thus
Here lies John Shaw
And when he died
The devil cried,
"Give ns your paw,
The government raises $400,000,000
annually. There are 10,000,000 fami
lies, mostly laborers. The taxes ars
paid by the people, and so each family
on an average pays 040 tax to the
United States. But as the tariff ope
rates to raise the price of goods bought
here at home, the people pay much
more than this $400,000,000 because
of the tariff tax. It is estimated that
they pay $1,500,000,000 to our home
manufacturers, which is $150 to each
family an average of $190 per annum.
We do not feel it, we do not know it.
But suppose the cost of every manu
factured article we bought was re
duced one-half, would we not feel the
difference V Suppose the cost of your
sugar, tobacco, coffee, shoes, clothing,
etc., etc., was reduced ju;t one-half,
so that we could live on just one-half
of what we do now, would we not at
the end of the year appreciate the
difference? That is the way they
do in England. Would you not like
to try it a little while. The Radicals
in Congress say you shall not. Our
Democratic leaders favor making the
trial and seeing Row it works. News
A steam Flouring mill is projected
at Lnray, Va., and $11,000 of the
necessary 816, 0U0 to inaugurate the
enterprise has been subscribed.
A single plate of perforated zinc
about a foot square, suspended over
a gas jet, is said to retain the nox
ious emanations from the burning
gas, which it is well known destroys
the biddings of books, tarnishes the
gilding un vit'ntes
r? , "...
lion. J. F. Awtry, owns a farm of
400 acres on the Air-line railroad, on
which there is a quarry of pure car
bonate of lime. It is said to bo al
most inexhaustible, and the only one
of the kind in Northeast Georgia.
He proposes to erect works with a
capacity for forty barrels per day, at
a net profit of 50 cents per barrel.
Here are some of the dividends
declared by English cotton mills in
1881: Moorefield, lh per cent.;
Albert, 12 per cent.; Twist, 1G per
cent.; Oak, 15 per cent ; Parkside,
13 per cent.; Stanley Mills, 13 per
cent; Snn Mill Spinning company,
12 per cent.; Royton Spinning Compa
ny, 20 per cent.
court in which ho moved like r
Cincinnati. April 4. The Democrats The answer came almost immedi
will have ."i.OOO majority on the city ; ately. Douglas could not be very
ticket in yesterday's election, and wiil ' distant, it was, oddly enough, ad
also elect :12 out of 18 Aldermen. Judge i dresned to Jeony. He spoko to her
Farces, Republican candidate for the: ... J 1
Supreme Court, being on both tickets, as lf 8,,e were ft wonJan;
is elected. "You are right, little sister, so
; Columbus. April 4. The Democratic ; the letter ran, "I need more than
city ticket is elected. The Council 16 I n know homo and H.a 1
Republicans and 12 Democrats.
Jacksonville, April 4. The muni
cipal election here yesterday resulted in
thesuceess of the Democratic Conserva
tive ticket by a larger majority than
ever before. Madzialyuski was re
elected Maj'or, and is strongly in favor
of the enforcement of the Sunday law.
I are wearied and ray hands are tired,
M y soul oppressed,
And Willi desire nave I long desired,
Rest only Rest,
'T hard lo toil, when toil is almost vain. '
In barren ways;
Tis hard to sow and never garner grain
In harvest days.
The burden .f my days is hard to bear,
lint God knows best;
And I have prayed but vain has been
Prayer for Best, sweefEest.'
'Tis hard to plant in spring and never reap
The autumn yield;
'Tis hard to till the soil and when 'Iii tilled to
Weep o'er fruitless field.
And so I cry, a weak and human cry, -So
And so I vib, a weak and human sigh,
Kor Kest for Best.- ,. 1
My way has wound, aceus (lie desert Jrgart
And cares infest
My path, and tbo' the flowing of hot tears
I pine for Rest.
'Twan alwx.s mo: when still a child I laid
On mothers breast ;
My weary little head e'en then I prayed. :
As now, for Rest.KvH V'' f H'f
'. f- ..VV:.t.-Tj 'tit' frnt- -f'i -,
And lam retles atiif ; 'twill sood be.p er,. -;
Tor down "tb- West t V V"- f J
Life's uh lis setting, and I see the shore'
Where I shall Rest.
I liafj but one Jiero lo; "my :- child:
hood, and that was brother whom I
had pe veAeeruVV; :1s Y. 1 K -'. i ;
Whtn I-was bom my mother died,
and. Douglas, then a lad of seventeen,
was sent to the Naval ' Academy at
A una pol is. He weut into the navy a
few years' later as midshipman, and
was sent on a four.years' cruise,, j.lj r
Jenny, my sister, and I received
boxes from him from ,: China, .. Aus
tralia; iludia 'with strange, costly
toys, and joking,: affectionate ' letters,
which we .prized more than gif ts. '
We talkad incessantly at school of
"my brother, the captain,", and be
lieved that the vad ventures of Sinbad
were tame beside those, which we im
agined for Jiini. flewis,' in short,
the one heroic andV brilliant, though
unseen Jiga e, iu our commonplace
lives, upon w.bushVennng all the ro
mance and fancy "which came to us
from oiber. sources,'
My father died, when I was a .boy
of ten. : CapL; Douglas came borne in
time to see him before he died. I re
member being led - with Jenny to
father's, bedside, where a tall, beard-
t i i i.
eu..man: siooa, wno put nis arms
about us, and with a broken voice,
saidW, 5-. -yn. i ms
. -'Before Godlather, I promise you
that they shall , be jny care !"
He was compelled to, join bis ship
as soon as the funeral was 'over The
next week Jenny and-I were removed
to the toft? of ,Clintbn,i-where5' we
were placed v af different boarding,
scbools f:rsfV::MiiT.xs :
, For nine.years this invisible broth
er was dur guardian1 angelf-l Nothing
that money could Bupply .'was want
ing to us. His letters, always full of
a sailor's rollicking fan,' were also
tender as a woman's.
There wits A strange; sensitiveness,
too,' in his affection that might have
belonged t anotherYt
-Whatever schools we were in, he
always ihsisted that we should be free
to pass one day in. the week together;
and on that day we usually compared
his letters, or messages,' and brought
him before each other' in yet more
heroic colors. T ??
There was a certain mystery about
him. too, which added to our roman
tic affection. Why did he never come
to see in-? Surely in nine years he
could have had a furlough !
We beggod him in our letters to
come, or at loast, to send bs his pho
tograph; but instead came only play.
"All very handsome men are mod
est," I said to Jenny, with the au.
thority of a college senior, "and my
recollect on of brother Douglas is
that of a man of a superb presence
and the highest type of manly
At last the day came wheu I was to
graduate, and Jenny to leave her
school in the samo town. It was im
possible for Douglas longer to
remain wholly separated from us.
We both wrote to him.
"Surely," I said, "you will no
longer refuse to come to nq. You
have been father, brother all to us.
Let me show yon to my friends."
I tried to tell him how noble he
seemed to me; how I had made him
the model of my own life. "Come to
us, 1 urged, "rieip me to oe a
man like yourself."
Jenny enclosed a note, which I read
and had half a mind not to Fend, so
simple and girlish did it seem to
"Dear brother," she said, "we have
a right to be with you. God has
given us to each other. You are
alone, and I feel that you need the
love we have for you. Let us, at
least, make a home for you; you
have done everything for us."
As if Douglas could need poor lit
tle Jennie and me! I thought of the
wisest and best men, the mot beau
tiful women in the country, as only a
; you say you have given me.
tully resolved never to show
to you; but your words have
me strangely. It is as if God
to me through them.
1 will come to you to morrow.'
I was wild with triumph. 1 was
full then of boyish conceit and tlie
desire to appear well in the eyes of
Terms $2.00 Per T?"o, ctz.
me worm. ine tjommeneement
uaj was a momentous epoch, in
life. All of my college companion!
and lady friends would be there. ;V
i n.t.d spoken to them all of my
brother, nad described his ! excel
leuccH, ana nis no Die new ox cnarao
ter. "vwhen I told them he was com
nig, they all desired an introduction.
' "I exhect Tiim ' I' said to m v matt
intimate Iriend,- "ib tM ' noon. train.
I suppose the President and Faculty
win drag. him oil to the - platform as
soon as be arrives. V . ,-
iHow . happy and proud I wail
Jenny s cheeks, too, were flushed and
her eyes shone with a brilliant light,
dui sne was very quiet. The noon
train ra ta -v a as - m mI La . .a
fh"er ... h collpge was crowded
in itie ,aiternoon, even -the campus
wag aottea witn tav trrooDs to heart
the addresncf thAtcrradnatina.ol.BS
But jitnrnoTU BtTlnn.1.. 6 ' :
. ' . - . -
My heart beatZush with anxietv.
I glaneed alon? tberow of dicmitariAa.
figure in his vmform. fie was every
men a man
? , .
:,"My term , came Ij was 4 the ' latt
speaker, z'-was welf known" to most
of the audience, as I had been a lone
time in the college. " The applause, as
i oegan and : endeu. t was. vehement
out i scarcely heard it. , A train bad
arrived joBt beforttl had mounted the
rostrum.. Surely he was in itl i Sure
ly he would, ciairnf-me ;now. before
them alll;; llK:. :" - Y:- K '
I"8tepped down when! had fin
ished, and took my place in tbe class
to receive my 'diploma. ;,,- !
lt wasmven. TherA was n .hnrt
-j n . ,
me ron oi parchment m . mv hand
proudly asjf i; had been marshal's
baton, I went out with Jenny clioc-l
u8i niy.arm,.io toe campns, crowd
ed with' my friends .' ,
Leaning against the ; fence was a
bloated; blear-eyed'manwhose worn
clothes showed that he had walked a
long way. Two of the nrofeasora
weretalkiug together behind the Pil
lar by which I stood. : ' -
Yes, that is he." said one. "Gone
quite to the dogs. 'Rami rum! Bnt
ha hat Ana raiiAamiAf. 1 IT : I .
. . .
votuuus null.. i'ur Ullir
years he has sent bis pay1 to support
this boy aud girl,' and baa lived him
self on a, mere pittance of bis pay. "
'But they never saw him. What
induced him to sacrifice himself in
that way?" V , : '
"I hey were all he had. The only
drops of his blood in the world ran in
their Veins. The poor wretch hai
never had anybody to care for him.
and perhaps he ' thought these -children
might have some real affection
for bim, ruined as he is by bis appe
tite lor drink. .,
I stood,' stunned and dumb. I 1 1
It was it was my. brother,, my
her6V that the jr. meant!
At that moment, the man came for
ward, trembling. He had not; drank
that day, ami was unsteady, from ex
citement and the want of liquor.
"Robert!" He held out his bands
appealingly. "I am your; brother
Douglas!" ' T'
I made no answer. - -
1 glanced around in deadly terror
lest some one should hear him. Thej
naa all heard. '
Then I looked him full in the eyes.
"This man is mad 1" I said delib
erately. "You are nothing to m
nothing! I can own no relationship
with such as you!
He staggered back as if he had
"Great God!" he
did not expect this !
But I have
1 here was a sudden rush, and a
sobbing cry, aud Jenny had both her
arms around his neck. "Douglas!
Brother Douglas! she cried. ' "I
have you at last!',' she cried. "I
have you at last !" ' Then she drew
back, with one arm about him, and
turning r,o a party of her friends who
stood near, said, with a calm dig'
"This is my brother Douglas. 1
owe everything I am and have ia the
won i to ti i m. And l have never
seen him before. You will excuse me
if I go with him now."
bhe clun to his arm and led bim
"Ivet me go!" he said, struggling to
withdraw lroni her. "Let me gr
back and die in the gutter. It's the
only place for me!"
"I will never let you co !" cried
"Look at these people, how they
stare at you, walking with the drunk-
en oeggar :
"These people," said Jenny, steadi
ly, keeping her hold of him, "know
but your one fault. 1 know you for
the noble, generous, brave man yon
arc, brother. Let us go away from
hero. 1 love you. We will make a
home for each other."
She led him weak as a child, to his
hotel. And in spite of all my remon
strances, she left town with him next
day. I could not overcome the feeling
of disappointment and ot outraged
pride. It was worse than foolish, it
was wicked. Nevertheless, I left
them, secured a position as clerk, and
worked my own way. I acted, in
short, likean ungrateful coward.
When I found Jenny persisted in
remaining with him, I ceased even to
write t her. The woik she began
Hint day. she never gave up. She did
make a home fur inni; made it cheerful
She dealt with bin failing as a dis
ease; watched over bim night and
day; prayed for him, clung to him, nev
er lost patience nor hope.
My motive in telling thin story is to
show that the drunkard may some
times be cured by unfailing love and
practical common sense.
She did cure him. He lived for
uiojw,fiuikiii over;-AJarrvinpi., n,. ...i..
Half cotama om w-Ii...
- on jraar.
Ob coliMna mi
i., , " o motb...
" " on ypar...
Conlrmrta or Klriili r I
or Um tnaj m mtd m tl o". '
Bsaas JooaaAL, la tb pri.k 1 -
Htrvot, Nw Bmt. Konh Ck.
J many years, ana cied ia i.t r
my I last.
I - ' When I attained full
I recognized tha me-
I of or position to ut
- 1 to toy brother anj luizl
- 1 para on. lie lor-&Tt
- 1 never forriven tnjt!f.
I brance of this oct cLitt
I to show myself a r n .
run regret sr..
ntOX ALL FAItTii
Reported Expressly f,r :
toina the Chineel
ihe r.tK-retry rr r
iwued a call f r I
thrM h:Jf i . r .
i resumption inw rc t I
15th next follow:
I the No. 2J'l to Nv
I of the No.
i . . .. .
clunive; i""0.l ,-;) cf the
J75S0, both InrlufcivB. ;
80071 to No. U .-2 ", r
election was a t .... ,
Iuchmono. .Ar-ril 4.'
issued this evt. i..r
General IVyton V i r- !
I Cue, tobnvo dej
ing about to n -
r, i n
I v"?- J
cunsion iK'iore win i,
the course c,t v
er&I I .,i-H UtT i ; -
Aaw-iatkm of '
Cue ua a ryUm:..
hail jit len err"
now hm ... ).
MAVuriu . : i ts.
Boston, Ari l 4. A le i t
thin morim- - , trorml 1
liiiKH, th Ui i...... Ci.u n ,
hotel, and lar toot an A
which eint i. 1 t-ix 1
and -was t'
iy ( f 1
lOSS iri (".
1 i I i l!:'"f
i j i
I In l
New O: t.r -,
Democrat It. '
here on t.'.o . , 1 1 f j
in the it "i f : t. .
than In IS? 4, u r ! re ?
bank of. t' 1 - i.
stock, corn, f--! r,
all aorta Lav 1 :i i
Hundred of t-:,i c
wives and (' ? I; , i
and without Lre.. 1. I1
overflowed r-ectiun i f . - ,
Note. l: i
parish in the 1,
Kzw Or' r
from ilorj,--. n
bight, say: "... i
this point dun
hours, and is ti"- '
the hiph water f 1
are leaving the c 1 1 y , . '
women and cl.il..' r-ti t
to high lands. ; .. w . ..: .
considered in rr? nt '
being moved n l;. ;. ,
Extra. Mr. Ji. ifion, of i
Tim-Deintxr ,, u i i
with several f our jr.
to-day, In rersrd to i
should occasion deinn? . , .
nounoement made to-d y 1 i
ficials that no more trai - '
from New Orleans chu S
anxiety, as the stork ci j
rery limltexl, and un! i
boats In a few days tl M
fering. This tow n rC
road and swamps for i - i
the stoppage of traina Wi.l t
persona out of mjloynu -',
water in tha awarni in t.K 1
to advantage..' At leant two l
water is expected.
Bt. Lotna, April 8. A PL Jrr h
cial says Charloi and Iu.Wrt i -' 1 , ho
at one time belongod to the .T . ... -,
and were vngagtMl in the Yi- on t i
Blue-oul train robberies, have " n ia
St. Joseph for a wek for U y f
arresting Jesse Jamea, biU b i.U k. I
to make Use attempt they f.'t 1 . m n
at Thirteenth and ,lAfaye:i ir t t o
day and then surrendered to the author
ities and were lodged in jad. Tleri is
tremendous excitement over t!"' 'r,
several, thousand people br.g u t:.e
streets. : The wife of the desperado u
on the spot in a few minutea af u r Ute
Bhooting, and Nrept ooplmuly ovor Lis
remain. The body was taken in charge
by the polioe. Considerable at... .uniUon
and several weapons, including piKoU
and knife, were lound in the house
where the outlaw had been stopping.
TENNEUKK. ; ' ' "
ChaTTANOOQA, April 8. Tha Cran
berry Iron Company have discovered oa
their property in laltohell county, North
Carolina, two. veins of the. f.net mag
netic ore, one of 18 feet and the ot her ;
feet. They tunneled throurch tLe v
in building the railroad. There h r "
rejoicing amonf iron men here, as it i
sures to Chattanooga a mineral dintri
with an abundant supply of steel mak i ;
ore. . v 4 ;
r - ' I V
London. April 4. The . Morning 7.
states that the Board of Trade has n
fled the Channel Tunnel Company .
to proceed with further boring, v
The Gladstone mills at Ashton-unJt
Lyne, containing 100,000 spindle, v i,
burned to-day. Damage reaches X1C.J,
City or Mexico. April . Conrre,
formally opened on Beturday evening.
Preeident Uonaales stated the Guatema
lan difficulty remained la the same uu
settled condition ae when Corurreas ad
journed, but that Guatemala tnut sjeed
dy renounce the idea of ' acquiring the
Stetes of Chioopes and Soconnsco, or war
will be inevitable,.. ...
Panax a. March za. Caoeres has oc
cupied Ayaoucho, Peru, and Is surpotied
to une what influence that fact (lyes him
in favor of the provisional government
of Garcia Calderoo.
Treeoott, in correspondence published
in Chili, formally withdraws any ". r
of good ofnoea of the United f i; .
roncluaion of peace between. I t t a and.
ChUi. - "T.