Newspaper of The Toledo chronicle, May 4, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of The Toledo chronicle dated May 4, 1876 Page 1
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|,rSr jolcdo Qronidt. I? c°', k"«".in Vo,. „J,||ED TVBUV THURSDAY »T I x'j. ^Eli:Gr:m*. 'siste.* K,ll«.r and Proprietor. jjg or S0BSCBTPTION: ...taee *«5 1 00 00 n,5 'Mil,. •'Is!.1'* nad«m«e. ^FDTFNFIX MONTHS. "-til homes mate, Sigi Street, over Bradbrook't Clotliirff Store. THE NEWS. SA dispatch of the 2Cth says the Nissiwa-! reduced to great s The soldiers and inliab subsisting on horse-flesh. ytidi Housr of Commons, on bill to remove tlie electoral LE "fliNa $1U0. A CLE. 0f THE women was defeated—152 I'sp^ STATES1H EASURER N I H(f. T-itfl •«& OY'S Jpporter "y everj AL E W stated. I that there was nothing in the prohibited him from paying ,nai currency not received in or silver, and that it would be all amounts at all Sub-Trcas- (rewa* about $700,000 in frac- tacynn band, in Washington. Id be jjaiil out. Mr. New said, hat he would not allow it to be large sums. s-admsetts Republican State i assembled at Boston oa the electetl unpledged delegates to il Convention. It was thought of the delegation favored the i 0 Secretary Bristow for the A rc.-olution was adopted by jliio favortojt the resumption jymont at a ilate not later than fixed by l.nv. rais, on the 20th, in the United uit Court, Judge Dillon over mtion lor arrest of judgment of Wm. Melvee, convicted o! tu defraud the revenue. The is then sentenced to two years' nt in the County Jail and to ,f *!0,000. on Democrats have renomi ctte I/ine for Congress. HON. ornia Republican State Con st San Francisco on the 28th. Acre chosen to the National and a platform adopted favor- ).S. metallic currency the iWi. wurt, II n buy PURCI* XARXISI lias been sentenced imissal from the public serv iv all costs of the proceed- BEST, :h» ««. III. spatches of the 27th say that i Foeol: t, I "j"' "le CD*°10 a Present Series: VOLUME X. THE hicago Tribune of the 29th ult., publishes a letter, from Custer City, in which the writer says gold abounded' in the Black Hills, but not around that city. On Kapid Creek, miners were making about six dollars a day, and would do better when the frost was out of the ground. There was plenty of gold to pay anyone that lias means to build sluices, but pan work would not prove profitable. Food was plenty and cheap. A young man named James JlcCune, who re tumed to Quincy, 111., on the 29tli ult., tells another story. He says many miners, including himself, had become convinced that gold had not been discovered in pay ing quantities, or, if it had been, that the danger from the Indians was too great to tempt any of them to go where it was to be found. It was not often that anyone was found who had been lucky enough to pick »p a nugget of any value. He says food was scarce and high. A large num ber of those who had rushed to the Hills lived entirely upon game, which was for tunately plenty. FOCRTKEN prisoners escaped from the Chicago jail on the morning of the 80th ult. It seems one of the prisoners over powered the watchman, and, with the aid of another prisoner, bound and gagged him, secured the keys to the cells, and liberated those who escaped. THE boilers of the ferry-boat plying be tween Rudesheim and Bingen, on the Rhine, exploded on the 1st and killed thirty of the passengers. THE statemeut i.-sued on the 1st shows the public debt to be $2,224,309,873. Cash in Treasury—coin, $77,605,428 currency, $5,161,187 special deposits held for re demption of certificates of deposit, $33, 6(55,000 total, $116,431,615. Debt, less cash in the Treasury, $2,107,9:18,358. De crease during the month, $2,781,181. TIIE seventeenth General Conference oi thc of silver coin to its constitu ity with cold as a legal tender cl the National debt in gold, ining repudiation. TDor-Generul of Poland has resignation because Russia the appointment of one Pol judge in each large town in Methodist Episcopal Church Baltimore on the 1st. Bishop Ames made the welcoming address, and Bishop .Janos responded. A resolution was adopted ratifying and confirming the action chang ing the place of holding the present Gen eral Conference from St. Louis to Balti more. Geo. W. Woodruff was elected Secretary, and Rev. Israel Pershing, ef Pittsburg, Assistant Secretary. CONtiKESSlOa.lL PltOCEEDINtiS, ON thcSMh, the Senate refused—yeas 4, NAYS 41—to rcf.'do from it* amendment* to the Con sular and Diplomatic Appropriation bill, and from Mesopotamia show that i insisted oil it? amendment* to the Pelieieucy »s rapidly increasing. Since report there had been 553 2*8 deaths. York Slate Democratic Con it Utica on the 27tli, recog tnimanv delegates from New regular," anil gave seats, to the anti-Tammany con legates to the National Con e selected, and resolutions tsing the administration ot and recommending him as ulidate for the Presidency of ates. )t'u distillers in South Caro :d of irauc. n r. ieen sen imasre of t». v irsinthe entiary. ns:is Republican State Con at Little Rock on thc 27th .'eg to thc National Conven tructed them to support Sen is a candidate for President T, Appropriation bill, and Conference Committee* were appointed. Mr. McMillan was appointed on the special committee to investigate the Missis sippi cl-'etioii, in place ot' Mr. Ogiesby, ex cused. Mr. Jones concluded hi* remark'' on the Silver Coin Legal-Teuder bill.... The House, in Committee of the Whole, C"nsuK-red and amended the egielative Appro priation bill. The Chairman of the Impeach ment Managers—Mr. Lord—presented a rejoinder to the demurrer filed by cx-Secretary Belknap, which wae approved and ordered to be filed with the Secretary of the Senate: it if to thc effect 'hat the Senate ha* jurisdiction in the case before it, andihnt. a* the defendant had uot answered the articles of impeachment or in any manner denied the fame, the House prays judgment thereon according to law. On the -tith, in the Senate, a resolution was fnr information AS to the number of persons em­ ployed as revenue or internal revenue agent.-, their rate of compensation, expense*, etc. The bill to establish an cducati -nal public States. California Republican State •aprcssed its preference for for President of the United ft its delegates to the Na ition urinstructcd. passed the Prussian Cham ps fur the incorporation of educaiion was taken up,and a mittee ou 1 Lauenburg with the King ia. to a Vienna dispatch of the Porte had sent a circular to tives nt European courts de stance for the suppression of on, and citing the suppres Hungarian insurrection by ?49 its a precedent. Austria ltr army in Dalmatia to be -10,000. •'il assent was given to the bill pou Queen Victoria thc title India, on the 27th ult., JV ^0st4r telegram of the -i».,' Turks had succeeded, after r-c'!iliir'v!1,'nS nf?r c-,n a('TICC8 S6n' an a iaceg "DK' ('omiciled lie Impeachment trial wae begun J-2: JO o'clock, TO thc House. ON day the Oazrtte contained a ••nation announcing its assumption Mi-ty. I''1 K, of Massachusetts, has vetoed 1 to legalize the marriage of James ^Hli his step-daughter. -*1'1 ult., Judge Carttcr, of the •e C'nirt of the District of Col tun uh.H'l a writ of luibeitu ctirpuit, in the iilttt Kilbourne, the contuma ^, and remanded him to the ]J 11 ,k'United .States Marshal to •»'r an indictment. The prisoner 111 May slra'8 IOWA STATE NEWS. Ox the afternoon of the 23th, at low* City, Lennle, aged Ave, and Cora, aged thirteen, the son and daughter of Rev. I.^F. Parker, Greek Professor In the State Uni versity, were drowned. They were in a boat with their father and his niece, and were carried over Detz & Henner's mill-dam. The Professor and his niece were rescued, but the children were lost in the under-tow.' lie was crazed hy the event and sought to jump hack Into the stream after he was taken out. CIIAKLES COTUNSOX WAB run over and in stantly killed on an afternoon eastward bound passenger train, near Des Moines, on the afternoon of the 25th. He was intoxi cated nt the time. A YOUNG man named E. L. Gilsan was burned to death at Winterset on the even ing of the 24th. THE Supreme Court, lately in session at Dubuque, adjourned sine die on the 25th. THE tifty%eveDth anniversary of the es tablishment of Odd Fellowship in the United States wan very generally celebrated throughout the State, on the 2titli. Mi^^eorge Foderber^, a Davenport dealer in sash, doors and blinds, was arrested, on the 26th, at thc instance of A.J.Stewart & Co., of Fond du Lac, Wis., who charge him with defrauding them out of a quantity of merchandise. He was arrested on a. requi sition from the Governor of thc latter State, and taken to Fond du Lac. ONK of the latest suicides is that of A. Phores, a well-to-do furmer of Marshall County, who hung himself during a tem porary tit of insanity. AT a recent meeting of the Trustees of tho State Asylum for Deaf and Dumb, at Coun cil Blurt's, thc following officers were choscn: at and a motion was made and ar­ gued that the trial be postponed liil the first Monday of December next: which motion, after retiring for consultation,the Senate denied. Ad journed. '.he pending motion being that the evi dence relative to the question of jurisdiction be given before the arguments were heard relative thereto... In the IIou-c, the SENATE amendment to the bill defining the tax on liquors was agreed 10. A Constitutional amend­ ment was introduced and referred authorizing the President to approve or disapprove of sep arate clauses or provisions of a bill. The Legis lative and Executive Appropriation bill was amended in Committee of the h'jleaudreported the -'8th, no important legislative business was transacted LA the Senate. The Impeachment trial was resumed, and a request was made and argued for a po-tpor.ement for two weeks, and orders were agreed UPON that thc Senate proceed to hear and determine the question of Jurisdic tion, and that the trial proceed on the 4th of May, and that the opening aud closing of the argument be «iven to respondent. Adjourned 1 ... A number of Mackinac were J'wnwl of the 28th ult. 5V •.Carloa, the pretender to the .1- .mi throne, "was recognized in this I .*• unc'ay. by those who have seen cvV "lr"'an(' who of private bills were passed in the House. Several of the committee amend ments to the Legislative Appropriation bill were agreed to. and the point of order was made and sustained by the Speaker, that the section trans ferring the Indian BUREAU to the War ON the 2f»t NIT., Md was released. The action Court was reported to the House, KferrBd t0 the Jlldiciary the Senate was not i n ses­ sion....A resolution wa« adopted in the House discharging the Committee on Military Affairs from further inqniry INTO the charges against Horace Houghton, its clerk, FOR the reasons that, if the investigation were pressed a large number of witnoses 'Uncement was made on the would have to be summoned from Texas, ami,AS the wrong-doings, if any such oc­ curred, belonged to a remote time, be would be now barred lrom any criminal prosecution. assure us ON the 1st a "lut ,bcy saw him, ac- l^t'lrce time shall not A Presjeka, in re- 2] The insurgents suf- sftat losses. received in Lon- o e o a e K i n frN a 'p 'elused to pay a fine im "•'jt't i'm '""r ma''reating a British 'n?0'CDt message ^him .comman,ing officer, invit KnVri°Visiir):l,"lm")' wherc he would °«mand in powder and balls. IliE 'German Uovernmeni nas given to isji0..° 8uffagc in cases where, elect- *11 i?m ln "1C ^rf in those prov- from Me*,c'» of the 30th ften. Diaz, the leader of ®Vfnii,'inSUrrcct'on' lla(' H^M!!l»ut opposition. 11 up!' L' 0nAHAM, United State* Con- 1, )renM, Italy, died on the 30th Mdntn?f,(''nn'"' (-ommissioners at Phil teion decided to close the Elhi Ti.f, mn('s ftnd builMngs on Bnndays. ^u!feti|0r ^fcnml annunccdt on the 2 'k" Exposition will be open iast 0a Wedn'/sdav, the •at'U w nw»o. Tifg ,./r ^liovepii IfP488 the Parton Marriage H: r0vern(f,ft veto failed In the Ktia House of Representatives Wt.-yeu, 88 n»y», U4, eor of Natural History, Botany and (Jeology cxceed $1.0,000,000. bill was paesed authorizing the issue of patents to purchasers of certain Miami lands in Kansas. Sitting as a Court of Impeachment, a motion to rescind the order allowing the respondent to open and cljse the arguments, etc., was over ruled, and a request ot the Managers that four of Ihem be allowed to address the Senate ou the question of jurisdiction was granted, and the court adjourned to the 4th .. In the A TIE frontier of China, and thence it is no longer an exclusively Russian, but an in ternational undertaking. The first section from Nijnii Novgorod to Tomsk runs on perfectly level land^the so-called steppes), similar to our prairies. In the second section from Tomsk to Lake Baikal the country is rolling and interspersed with rivers and streams but thc greatest height is only 3,500 feet, and largest rivers are but very moderate width and depth. The only serious difficulties, as we have said, lie at the Chinese frontier, and they are inferior to those overcome in the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada by the American engineers. Russia has raised in fifteen years more than $1,000,000,000 with which to construct 15,000 miles of railroad, and can easily find $300,000,000 or $400,000,000 to construct a line of such value to all thc civilized world.—Scientific American. Money-Getting as an Object of Lire. THE recent sudden death of A. T. Stewart, one of New York's merchant princes, right on the eve of a contemplated civic pageant, and after a business career which tor brilliancy of success and profit able results has rarely been surpassed, in evitably leads one to stop and muse awhile upon thc enduring moral value of such a lite. As the information passed from lip to lip last Monday night, about the only comment we heard was this His money couldn't save him after all. Is this all that can be said, or all which naturally comes to the lips for expression Thomas Officer, President Benj. Talbot, after looking at such a career? Has such Secretary N. P. Dodge, Treasurer. Exeeu- a life no lesson beyond its own powerless tive Committee Thomas Officer, Wm. Orr I ness to prevent the approach and ravages and N. I. Dod e. of death! If so, then money-gettingas an A SON and daughter of John O'Connor, of object of life is far from being so desirable Pottawattamie County, recently captured eight young wolves, and the cubs arc now fating suckled by cows, the youngster assist ing in in.-tructing the juvenile whelps how to sn^tiiin themselves by means of tho bo vine tents. Ox the morning of the 27th ult. a four story stone building on the levee in Keokuk, occupied as railway offices, was damaged by Arc to thc extent of about $2,500. As the Are 'appeared duringa violent thunder-storm it is thought to have been caused by light ning. JUDGE MCKDOCK has shipped from Du buque to the Centennial five large boxes ot Iowa arehteologicul specimens. Most of tlicm are relies of the Mound Builders. A wo.MAX is lying 111 Dubuque County Jail, charged with* violating thc revenue laws. She has her babe, thirteen months old, with her. EXTENSIVE preparations are being made for the Clear Lake Sunday School Assembly, wliieh v.ill be held from June 27tij to July 5th. A large number of distinguished Sun da'/-School wi rkers will be present. THE Republican Convention for thc First Congressional District lias been called to meet at Mt. Pleasant, Henry County, on the 25th of May. THE Iowa City Press tells the following: "In our city lives a colored family, which has for a long time been divided by petty jars, and at last the house grew too small to hold their battles, and as each faction had an equal interest in the building, they pro ceeded to saw and split it square in two, each half of the family taking half the building and one-half of the family remov ing itsj)icee to another jJjjrtof _tlic lottand three days." Miss SUE CI.AOGETT, who has assumed editorial charge of the Keokuk Constitution since the death of Judge Claggctt, her father, is the tirst lady editor of a daily paper in Iowa fund and apply a o i o n o the o e e s oT e u i a n s o substitute was offer, d. The silver bill was farther con sidered, atid an amendment was offered by Mr. Sherman In thc HI U^E the Conference Com­ thc Deficiency Appropriation bill re- rted recommending that tho Senate recede from three of Its amendments,and that the House concur in three ot tiers, which reDort was agreed to. Thc Legislative Appropriation bill was fur ther considered. ON thc 27th, the report of thc Conference Com ittee oil the Detu lency hill was adopted in th« Senate. THE senior class at the State Agricultural College numbers twenty-six, of whom Ave are ladies. STOHM LAKE is on the summit between the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. A farmer near ilicre drains part of liia farm Into the former river and part into the lat ter. DH. CIIAKI.ES A. WHITE, formerly Profcs- it ha!j been nsua There is also the value of such a life as an example to others just commencing a like career, especially to young men filled with an honorable ambition to emulate, if not surpass, the virtues of predecessors in liidusfrVes':inU ''accumulations ot tne iVa" tion as a whole its value upon the Na tional reputation abroad, as well as upon the National prosperity at home. In all these respects a lile career like that of A. T. Stewart, just closed, is a bright and shining light in the Temple of Human Achievement, a pleasant anil suggestive picture Uung up in the galleries of Na tional memory. But, on the other band, such a life-work must not be over-estimated, because, witli all its brilliancy of success and its im mensely profitable results, '.here are some 1 iu the Iowa Slate University, is doing .1 work which will give him a high place in the sci entilie world. Ilis report as paleontologist of the Wheeler survey is now in the hands of the printer, and a similar document re lating to the Powell survey is goiny through the press. fermcntorl or malt POUR boys, aged five, seven, eight, and eleven years, brothers, were poisoned at Museatiue, on the SSth ult., by eating wild parsley or hemlock. The youngest died soon after, and the others were in a danger ous condition at last accounts. THE body of Martin Johnson, who was drowned in the Iowa River at Marshalltown about three weeks ago, was recovered ou the 2Sth. TnE machine shops of George Williams, dollars' worth of line machinery. THE Iowa Coal Company sends to tho Centennial a 4,000 pound lump of coal cut out in the form of a monument, four feet square at the base and two at the top. Depart­ ment w a s n o e a n e o e i a n i stricken out and the bill WAS passed—A*to 17. PIIOF. TOWLE, the decamping Muscatine muslc-tcacher, has beeucaptured in Illinois, and, on the 2Sth ult., was in jad at Musca tine, awaitiug his examination. THE township of Crawford, in Washington County, is the tirst to take advantage of th« five per cent, railroad tax law. The citizens voted that much in aid of the Burlington A Northwestern Narrow-gauge Railroad. THE latest reports from St. Louis give the following as the current prices for lead ing staples: Flour—XXX.tflll. $5.:i5@5.i5 Wheat—No.2 RcdWintcr,$UWX'!!?,.88£ ^«. 3 Red Winter, Jl.S0wl.21 Corn-No. 3 Mixed, ±K4'44.l-„'e: Outs—No. 2, 38@33*c Ry,—No. 2, fM("Sic Barley—No. 2, •JOc Pork—$21.75{V?22.00 Lard-$12.T5a 13.0" Hogs—$7.00@7.70 Cattle—i3.7i3 .12*. A bill was introduced in relation to the storage of fermented liquors. The con-ested-election case of Le Moyne KarweM, FROM the Third Illinois District, was nailed up aud argued—the majority of the Committee on Elections having reported in favor of Mr.Le Moyne, and the minority sup porting the claim of Mr.Farwell. bill wus Spanish companions, Hi., l"1 F^nch Catholic Church, on -feet, on that day." int oduccd in the Senate and referred, authorizing the Secretary of the Troasury to renew the issue of fractional cur rency. providing that the total amount ou'stand irg it anyone The great feat accomplished by the United States in connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by a railroad across thc United States is stimulating enterprise in Kurope, and it is now pro[osod in deed the plan is matured—to connect the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by a railroad through Central Asia. At a conference of thc geographers, recently held, Col. Bsgdanowitz explained some of the de tails of tho road, which it is expected will overcome one of the greatest obstacles to the extension of civilization—namely, the separation of a large part of Asia from Europe by vast deserts, in which no means of transit but a railroad could be of any use. A railroad alone can de vclope the resources through which it would pass and as the mineral wealth of Siberia and the Ural Mountains is well known, the exploration and mining of their regions would be encouraged and their resources developed. It is proposed that the road shall start from Nijnii Nov gorod, in Russia, where is now the ex treme eastern station in the network of House a mo- lion to suspend the rules and adont a re»olution directing the several investigating committees to coadnct their proceedings with opeu doors was rejected-yeas, 186 100-L«S than two-thirds In the affirmative. A similar resolution was then adopted, providing anexcep?iou when, in the opinion of •uch com mittees, the public interest will be prejudiced thereby but any persou accused before a commit tee will have the right to be heard in his own per son, or by counsel,or th. motion to suspend the rule* and pas* nr'' tUe nationality, they bill to repeal so much of the Resumption act as autinriz-s the redemption and cancellation of L'n S'ates notes, and the sale of United states bonds for accomplish­ ment of that purpose, was rejcc ed—YEAS 115 ... LOT two-thirds iu the affirmative. A motion wan rejected—yeas, H4 nays, HI— HtructiDg the invcetijjatii.e committees to clone their labors and report tln reon on or before the 10th of June, except wheu otherwise eiprcnplj pro vided by the Houne. Mi'i-sr*. Uibeon, BUeklmrn, New, Vance o( Olito. St, vausoii, J. Rellly oi Pennsylvania, Forbes, Ciapo and Darrelt were an nounced u thc relect commilteo to inveatleato the Federal offlccB lu New Orleans. Mr. read a p^rsonul explanation, deuylnu the Tacinc bond" story. I occupied Ca- European railroads. It will run along the Volga, the Kama, to Ekaterinburg, on the Asiatic side of the Ural Mountains then enter Asia, pro ceed in the direction of Treumcn and Omsk at the Irtish, cross the river, pro ceed by way of Kainsk to Tomsk o» the Tern, a branch of the Obi, and cross that river Tomsk in the principal center of commerce of Western Siberia thence the roud will run directly to Irkutsk, at Lake Mktl vtMcS ro*4 *H* W When thc —He entered a car door. brakeman came inside and took a key out of his pockct, unlocked the stove, put in some wood an.t .otked the door again, lie asked him what he locked the stove door for. The brakeman shut his left eye, and •aid iMh^miUie w.tlie lUe.couMn't go out features and elements connected with it not wor thy of universal imitation. It can safely be afllrmed that thc judgment of mankind has long ago settled itself upon thc basis of not long remembering or highly applauding the career of any one who makes his life-object the acquisition of mere material gain. Such a lite, in its best aspects, is nothing more than a su premely selfish life. Self-aggrandizement is its highest aim and end. The moral and intellectual welfare succumbs to the interests and necessities of gain and greed. All thc higher and nobler ele ments of manhood arc sacrificed beiorc the altar ottfce golden god. When a scholar or a statesman dies, even though formerly a contractor on the Rapids Im- he be poor in material resources, the land provement, located six miles above Keokuk, an( were entirely destroyed by tire 011 the iisth from ult. The buildingcontainedsevera'.thousand to (|1(. world mourn over the departure ac tivities of so much available mcn|aI allcl nuirft 1 A Railroad Go Across the *a*tern Continent. power. There is so much weight and power of character, PO much ability, so much moral worth, liter acy subtracted from the sum total of the world's capital stock in higher good, and the vacuum created by such a loss is tilled with resounding crics of sinccre lamenta tion and grief. But let a man of mere physical wealth die, and about thc only source of public anxiety is in respect to the disposition of his property. The man himself is passed by and speedily forgot ten when once underground, and whatever interest attaches to his life-work has refer encc to the amount in dollars and cents which it had gathered together. No man, therefore, can devote himself exclusively to the acquisition and hoard ing of property, without sinking himself, by so doing, in thc estimation of God Valuable as money is, much as the world needs it, it instinctively declares by its judgments upon those who give them selves up, soul and body, to its accumula tion, that there is something more valua ble, something more needed, while higher than human authority hath con firmed this judgment by declaring that a man's life consistetli uot in the abun dance of the things which he possesseth." Mr Stewart's life, rich and fruitful as it was in heroic perseverance, in concen tration of energy, in wise adaptation of means to ends, yet in its lonely and deso late domestic isolation, its supreme self ishness, its practical forgctfulness of all higher good, can hardly be called a true aud complete success. It was successful in one respcct, and remarkably so, but in the rounded circle of character there are entirely wanting in his career the better possibilities of human life.—Chicago Jour nal. —A Massachusetts country newspaper tells the following amusing incident of a Boston toper: Going into a bar-room he called for something to drink, but was told that no liquor was sold, but that lie might have a glass if he would buy a cracker, the price of which was twelve cents. "Very well," said the Yankee, "hand down the decanter.'' This was accordingly done, and a strong draught taken, when, HS he was about de parting, thc landlord, handing him a box of crackers, asked if he didn't want one Well, rfo, I guess not," said the custom er "you sell 'em too dear. I can get lots on 'em five or six for a cent any where." —Mr. Bennett's murriago with Miss May has, according to the Washington Chronicle, been pettjKMtfd for a year. DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF TAMA COt'XTV. TOLEDO, TAMA COUNTY, TLOA^A, THURSDAY, MAY 4, 1876. SOTUTNO IS LOST. WHERE is the snow? Tis not long ago Where is the frost? They are gone aud loft— The forms of beauty it I»aily ma|E, The pictures rare on windows FNPY'A. ."Be silent," V What good hath it u it said the BROOKOITEY'fli. tThefrost-work's wiid.picturcs ail did fade ', At the smile of the sun All was undone. Where i« the rain? Tattering it came Dancing alorg with a merry sooo&I A grassy bed iu the fields it found Each drop came on the roof WULTATKHIND. Where is thc rain? ft hath left the groand. done, (IOINIJ away so soon Ever, ever Our be»t endeavor 8eemeth to f»i!like the melted s&ow: We worked out our thought WISELY and slow Tbe seed we sow—but it will not grow: Oar hopee, onr resolves—wheredo THEY go? What doth remain Memory and pain'/ Nothing is lost KO snow uor frost That come toenrich the earth again: We thank them,U hen the ripening grain Is waving over the hill and plui®,' Aud the pleasant rain springs from etrfch amain, All endeth in good— iiy considered to be. There must be some fatal defect in a life whicli leaves so slight an impress upon the public mind. In estimating thc value of such a life work, there are two extremes of thought to be avoided. First, such a life must not be under estimated, must not be passed over as entirely insignificant or worthless, because it contains, after all possible discounting, some really valuable ele ments and features. Such a life iS in finitely superior to that of the lazy vagabond or the idle lounger su perior to that of the fashion able drone or scheming speculator. Mr. Stew art began his career in business as a poor, humble boy he employed none other tlniu honorable and legitimate methods he never failed or cheated his creditors out of a sin gle dollar. What he gained was the re sult solely of his industry and capacity, his devotion and singleness of aim, his zeal and energy in outstripping compcti tors, his prudence and foresight in mak ing investments and purchases. What ever maybe said in regard to the use which lie made of his vast wealth, nothing, cer tainly, can be brought against the method by which it was acquired. FT? Water and food. ,?| §:. Never despair Disappointment bear. Though hope seemeth vain, be poftfentstin Tby good Intent s God will fulfill^' Thy hand 1S weak HI* powerful WFTT Is completing tity life-work still. The irood endeavor IS lost —AH! never. THE REWARD OF KINDNESS MKS. GORHAM put down a letter she had been reading, and, looking around the ta bleat her blooming daughters and two tall, handsome sons, she said, in a doleful tone: Your Aunt Sabina is coming to Lon don, and has invited herself -here without ceremony." «». When?" asked Arabella, with an in tonation of intense disgust. She will reach here this afternoon. Wilber, you will have to meet her." "Sorry, ma but I promised to drive Miss Caldwell to the park. Fred can go." Certainly, I will go," Fred said, gravely, though there was a hot flush on his forehead. I am very fond of Aunt." Nonsense!" said his mother. "You have not seen her for fourteen years. I never went near fie detestable old farm after your father died." Nevertheless, I have a vivid recollec tion of Aunt Sabina's kindness while we were there." i)ear me, Fred," drawled Lucilla, don't be sentimental I wish the old thing would stay home. I can't imagine what she is coming here lor." She is our father's sister," said Fred, and I cannot find anything surprising in her looking for a welcome amongst her brother's children." it 'slie IWCi SpOKeh nei ui'inlgm.-,' n. -A Jam, have beeu: Fred is so odd! Just like his father." But she only said: "I may depend upon you, then, to meet your aunt, Fred I will see about her room." It was a source of great satisfaction to Mrs. Gorham that her children were all like herself.. Grcers,' everyone, except Fred," she would say, congratulating hcr self that the plebeian blond of Gorham pere" was not transmitted in the features of her elder son, Willer, or any of the three girls. That Greer pride meant intense selfish •ss, that Greer beauty was of a cold, hard type, that Greer disposition was tyrannical and narrow-mindi d, did not trouble Mrs. Gorham. That the son, who was all Gorham," was proud to the core with the pride that knows no false shame —that lie was noble in disposition, hand some in a frank, manly type, generous and self-sacrilieing—she could not appre ciate. His hands and feet were not so small as darling Wilbei's, he had no fashionable affectations, and no "Greer" look. So his mother thought him rough and coarse, antl Ilis sisters declared that he had no style at all. But outside tlie home, where a great show of wealth was made by many private economics, Fred was more appreciated. When he became a man, and knew that his father's estate, though sufficient to give every comfort, was uot large enough for tlie extravagance his mother indulged in, he fitted himself for business and took a position in a counting-house, thus be coming self-supporting, though his moth er declared thai no Greer had ever been in trade. That the money she lived on was made in boiling, the fashionable lady ignored entirely. Darling Wilber had studied law, but his first client had not yet appeared, and Mrs. Gorham supported him, trusting his fascinations would touch the heart of some moneyed belle. Miss Caldwell was the present hope. She was her own mistress, an orphan-heiress, and very handsome. That she was cold and proud in manner was only an additional charm to Mrs. Gorham and Lucilla, Ar abella and Corinne were enthusiastic iu their admiration of Cornelia Caldwell's queenly manner." Nobody suspected that Fred, blunt, straightforward Fred, hid one secret in his heart, confessed to no living being. And that secret was a love, pure and true, for Cornelia Caldwell—a love that would shut itself closely away troci any sus picion of fortune-hunting that only drooped and mourned thinking of the heiress. By four o'clock Fred was at the station waiting for Aunt Sabina. What a little, old-fashioned figure she was, iu her quaint bhick bonnet, and large-figure shawl. But Fred knew her kindly old face at once, though he had not seen it bince he was twelve years old. You are aunt," he said, going quickly to meet her. She looked at the handsome face, and caught a quick, gasping breath. You must be one of John's boys," she said. How like you arc to your fa ther." "I am Fied," he^answered. "Dear heart! How you've grown! Is your ma here?" She is waiting for you at home." The good old countrywoman had never had thc least doubt of a warm welcome at her brother's house, and Fred certainly confirmed her expectations. He found tlie old black leather trunk, the bag, the great bulging cotton umbrella, and put them all in the carriage, without one smile of ridicule. lie made his aunt go to the restaurant and refresh herself be fore starting oa the long drive home. He listened with respectful interest to all the mishaps of the long journey, and sympa thized with the "Ruination ot every mor tal stitch I've'got o" 'ear, in thc dust and smoke." Andtoebattod-pleaMWU? Cljromcte. ish recollections of the tiny house and wide farm where Sabina lived. 41 It cover'd the earth witb a veil of white We heard not its footsteps soft and light, Tet there it was in the morning bright: Now it hatb vanished away froaeigkt. Not a trace remains ID fields or lanes. You see,1' she told him, i41 Corinne is thc ymmgest, and she is eighteen. Wilber is the only one older than I am." "Yes, I remember. Well, dear, I'm glad that John's wife brought up such a fine family. I'm only an old maid, but I do lore children and j-oung folks." ld lady to her room. It was not often the young man's indignation found voice, though it grew hot over many shameful acts of hard selfishness in the house of his mother, but he said some words on that day that called a blush to thecheeks of the worldly woman. It was not a very busy season, and finding Sabina was likely to have a sorry time, if left to thc other members ol the family, Fred asked for a holiday, and ap pointed himself thc old lady's escort. He was foo proud to care for the fact that the 10. yirj quaint little figure on his arm attracted 51 a many an amused glance, but gravely stood by while a new dress for Dolly, the dairy-maid, and a city neck-tie for Bob, the plow-man, were purchased. Once or twice, meeting some of his gen tleman friends, they had thought the queer old party is some rich relation, Gor ham is so very attentive," and had de lighted Sabina by their deferential atten tion. Once—Fred bad not counted on that— in a picture gallery, Cornelia Caldwell sauntered in alone. She had heard of Sabina, through the disgusted comments of Lucilla, and knew she had no property but a miserable farm," but she greeted Fred with a smile far more cordial than she gave her admirers. A little lump came iu Fred's throat. Then he gravely introduced the stately beauty in her rust ling silk to the little, old-fashioned figure on bin arm. ..JtW 1lT! Gorham, Miss Cald- They admired the pn-iu and the yotag lady was chatty. Then she smiled again, made Sabina comfortable in tlie carriage, and drove off, leaving Fred forty times deeper in love than ever, aa she intended he should be. "He is a very prince of men," she thought, "and I will give liim one day's rest. Bless the dear old soul, she has such blue eyes as my dear old grand mother." Then she won Sabina's confidence, and found she was worrying about tlie pur chase of certaiu household matters that would not go in the black leather trunk, and that she did not like to worry Fred about it. She drove to the places where the best goods could be had, keeping guard over tlie slender purse against all imposition, till the last towel was satisfactorily cho sen and directed. Then she drove her home, and brought her to the room where "grandmother" was queen, knowing the stately old lady would make the country woman welcome. In the evening that followed, Fred's heart was touched and warmed, til), scarce ly conscious of his own words, he told his long cherished secret, and knew that he had won love for love. Aunt SaDina stayed two weeks, and then went home, to the Immense relief of the Gorhams, and carrying no regret at leav ing any but Fred and Cornelia. It was not even suspected that Cornelia spent four weeks in the height of the summer season, listening to thc praises of Fred at Sabina's farm-house and Fred did not know it until lie came, too, after she wtis gono, and had his share of listen ing to loving commendations of one he loved He wore the necktie and made himself so much at home, that Sabina wept some of the bitterest tears of her life when he left. To have you both, and lose you!" she sobbed. Next time we will come together," Fred whispered, and so consoled her. But, alas! the next time Fred came was to superintend the funeral of the gentle old lady and though Cornelia came, too, his happy wife, there was no welcome in the pale lips, or the blue eyes closed forever. But the will the old lady left gave all her worldly possessions to her dear nephew, Frederic Gorham''—the farm •and farm-house. It was apparently no very great legacy, aud Cornelia smiled at many of the old fashioned treasures she touched, all with the tender reverence death leaves. Ten years ago Sabina was laid to rest in her narrow coffin, and there is a busy, flourishing town around the site of the old farm. Mr. Frederic Gorham lives there now, and handles large sums of money—the rents of stately buildings. "Made his money, sir,by speculation," you will be told, if you inquire as to his source of income. Fortunate purchase of ground before the town was thought °f But I tell you that the only speculation he made was, in the kindness of his heart, extending loving attentions to his father's sister, and that the only land he ever owned was Aunt Sabina's farm.—EnglUh paper. -f low has built 3,000 in the part ten yeari. INDUSTRIAL, STATISTICAL AND TI-CHMCAL made up my mind this year I would come to Lon don onCP more before I died. I've tried to before now, dear, but something or nutber allers hindered. Dear, dear! You are all grown up, 1 s'po9e, aud you was but a lot o' tabies last time poor John brought you to see me." ALBANY, N. Y., is tlie oldest city in the United States. It was incorporated as a city in 1086. THE French invention of toughened glass is in some respects less satisfactory than was at first supposed. It is true that it does not easily break, but it also cannot be cut A CORKEBPOSDE3T says that a firm of horticulturists at Sonora, C'al., on thir teen acres of orchard land produced and shipped last year 100,000 pounds of ap ples, 95,000 pounds of pickles, 220 bar rels of vinegar, and thirty barrels and 15,000 cuses of cider. But a chill fell upon the kindly old heart when home was reached at last, and four fashionably-dressed ladies gave her a strictly courteous greeting. But for thc warm clasp of Fred's hand, I think she woulu have returned to the station in the same carriage she came, so wounded «ad sore she felt. "Not one kiss," she thought, "and Fred kissed me at the train, right before all thc folks." i Fred slipped a silver coin into the hands of the servant girl who was to wait upon i his aunt, promising another if she was i very attentive, and himself escorted the thistle-dollar of the same Queen, of 1578, A LARGE sale of ancient coins recently took place in London, which netted near ly $20,000. The greater part of the speci mens were included in the famous cabinet of Mr. Windgate. Some of the enormous prices realized are enumerated in the fol lowing catalogue: "A farthing of ltob ert Bruce brought $200 a half St-Andrew of Robert III. (very rare), $240, a half tester in gold of Queen Mary brought $75 a unique lion of Queen Mary, struck in l."j,r:t, with the crown and arms of Scotland between twocinque-foils, brought $.125 a INCLUUIKO the new State of Colorado, our next electoral college will be com prised of 3ti'J members, as follows: 1. NEW YORK 35.AFT. MISSISSIPPI 8 2. PENNSYLVANIA SMJ'IT. TEXAN Use about a pint of flour, put in a chunk of luitter about as large as a wal nut, and break in Now, then," interrupted his Honor, This looks bad to see a woman of your age here." "Well, I had some beer," she softly re plied, and break in four eggs, grate in vour lemon-peel, stir well, and bake in a hot oven." What have you to say about this case?" asked tlie Court. "Nothing. You can do all the talking —quart of flour—four eggs—lemon-peel— nutmeg—hot oven." Do you want to go to the House of Correction queried the Court. No, sir, I don't. What do I want to tro tramping way up there for?" But you were so sadly intoxicated that the otlicer had to hire an express wagon to bring you down here." Is that so? Then 1 came here by ex press, did I? Was I packed in a box?" You must be very careful in future. It's a bad thing for a woman to get drunk." No worse than 'tis for the man, and after tlie frosting is on set the cake back in the oven for three or four minutes." "Will you promise me?" asked the Court. Yes, I'll promise!" she angrily ex claimed but I wish you wouldn't talk so much—you put me all out." She stood off and glared at His Honor, and then, tapping her finger on the rail ing continued: "You take a quart of flour—about a quart. You put in a hunk of butter about as big as a walnut, and you break in three or four You may break out," said the Court. "Well, I will. I want to get some where where I can write down that recipe before I forget it." She pushed her way through the crowd to the door, and as she stepped out she was heard muttering: Quart of flour—four eggs—five min utcs!"—Detroit Free Press. Some Kic« Nests. MICE sometimes choose very odd places in which to set up their small housekecp ing. A lady one day took down a large loaf of bread, baked the day before, to cut up for her children's dinner. She found a little hole in one side which she follow ed up, and there, snug in the heart ol thc bread was a mother mouse and nine little mice. She had torn into shreds a leaf of a copy-book, for the bottom of the nest, and when they got hungry they could just fall to and eat their bedclothes! Another person, iu pulling a large turnip in his field found the inside neatly hollowed out by a field mouse, and a stock of lima beans laid in for winter pro visions. A Cleveland mouse did worse mischier than that. He chewed up two hundred dollars' worth ot greenbacks, and made a hod of them. But, alas, the arsenic in the green color did not agree with hvav He was foynd dead in bis bed, NUMBER 19* tfor HoutiQ ^eatler TUB ANGELS* LADDER. lr ther«iwere a ladder, mother, JUtween the earth and sky, As in tlir *AVS of the Bibb*. I would bid on good-bye. And go through every country. And search from town to tow :, Till I had found the ladder, With angels coining down. Then I would wait, quite sofUy, Beside the lowest round. Till the sweetest-looaing angel llad stepped upon the gronnd I would pull hi* dazzling garment, And speak out very piaiu: K Will you take me, please, to heav. When you go back again'"' 44 $105 and a union,' struck after the ac cession of King James VI. to the English Crown, brought $75." Ah, darling," said the mother. You need not wander so To find the golden ladder Where angel* come and go. Wherever gentle kindness, Or pitying love abound?, There is the wondrous ladder With angels on the rounds.'* —Mrs. 1V. T. liut(s. YACOB AND HI» DONKEY. YACOB was thc name of an Arab boy in the Oriental city of Cairo. He was poor, and, like most of thc poor boys of that his chief ambition was to own a donkey and hire him out to the travelers to go to the pyramids and other places of interest in the neighborhood of Cairo. As it was, he was only the driver of another man's donkey that is, when the animal was mounted by the traveler he ran be hind, poking the quadruped with a sharp stick to keep him in a brisk trot. 8 3. OHIO 22"^. SOUTH CAROLINA... 7 4. ILLINOIS 41 HM. MAINE 7 5. INDIAN LHHM. CONNECTICUT...'... 6 6. MISSOURI 16|-.R. ARKANSAS 6 7. MASSACHUSETTS.... 18I2II. C'.TLIFORNIA 6 H. KENTUCKY 1*4--27. VERMONT 13. IN 14. HORFII 15. AL.LBA 16. WISNI 17. NEW 18. M:irvb IS. .tii-i He gave undivided attention to thc more important selection of a new black silk for aunty herself, and pleasantly ac cepted a blue silk scarf, with large red spots, that was presented to him, appreci ating the love that prompted the gift, and mentally resolving to wear it when lie paid the promised visit to the farm. He drove Aunt Sabina to the park. He took her to see all the sights. THE cuflous fact has recently been pointed out by Dr. B. W. Richardson that the changes of the seasons have a potent physical influence upon the body. Some years ago, in a convict establishment in England, a number of men were confined amid surroundings (of clothing, room, food, etc..) practically the same for each individual. The medical superintendent of the Jail undertook investigations, ex tended over some nine years, and during which over4,000 individuals were weighed. It was found that during the months of winter the b»dy wastes, the loss of weight varying in increasing ratio: that during summer the body gains, the giin varying in an increasing ratio: aud that the changes from gain to loss and from loss to gain arc abrupt, and take place, the first at the beginning of September, and thc second at the beginning of This is shown in the following figures, In dicating the ratio of loss or gain Loss January 0.14, February 0.24, March 0 95. Gain—April 0.03, May 0.01, June 0.52, July 0.08, August 0.70. Loss—September 0.21, October 0.10, November (exception) oli.rl.t -roin TWumt,/.,- 0 0!! rdial and After they came down thc steps, Miss Caldwell said: You must let your aunt drive an hour or two with me, Mr. Gorham. I am go ing to do some shopping, so I will not tax your patience by inviting you to join us but I shall be pleased if Miss Gorham will dine with me, and you will call for her this evening." Her Cake Was Ail Dongh. FIFTY years old if a day, and her name was Eliza Fox. She lives on National avenue, and she made a trip to the eastern portion of the city to get a recipe for mak ing cake. She got the recipe, got some beer, and got in the station, and she wasn't half as anxious about her case as some of the audience. She slowly fol lowed Bijali out, musing: One day, while Yacob was standing in front of Shepherd's Hotel in Cairo, wish ing he had a donkey of his own, an En glish traveler on the veranda beckoned to him and asked him why he looked so wistful, and Yacob answered that he was unhappy because he had no donkey. 6 9. Teiines-ec 19 2S. New Hampshire,. 5 __ 31. liliecota.. 11 :W. Khode Island rolina... Mm. Florida 10:51. IMaware. LOI.V. Nebraska..*.- i.J ST.. Ne vJH Colorado 3 3FI'J Tutal And wheu thc Englishman heard his story, he called hi3 servant and told liiin to bring up Mafish, which was an old sleepy donkey. Then he said to Yacob: Would you be happy if you owned thought that donkey, my lad Oh, master, I would be happy with any donkey!" said Yacob. "Then," said the Englishman, "he is yours—I make him a present to you." When he said this, the other travelers gathered around, with smiles on their faces, for it appeared that the Englishman was a man much given to making fun. He told Yacob to get on the donkey and ride liim up and down in front of the ho tel a few times to show his gait. Yacob got astride of him, and found that he was stiff in thc legs anil moved slowly, not withstanding the sharp pokes he gave him with his stick. I shall give the donkey a name that will draw custom for you," said the En glishman, as thc lad rode up to the veranda. Yacob was much pleased that his bene factor should give the donkey a name, for he had seen some of his companions who hired their donkeys more easily than others, on account of fortuuate names given to them by travelers. I shall be very much glad to call him what my name shall l.e I.inrhtP'JlG:,- elers laughed. Yacob did not know what Lightning meant, and he continued tocallhisdonkey by that name after the Englishman went away. He did not have much difficulty iu hiring his donkey but when the trav elers started on their journey, they told Y'acob he was a humbug, and that he had uiposed on them with his animal. So that they only kept Lightning for a few minutes, and the same people never hired him twice. One day, as lie led his old donkey to ward thc hotel veranda, after being called little humbug by an angry traveler, who refused to pay him for hire of half an hour, he was spoken to by a fat man in a long blaek coat, v ho told him he ought to call hi? donkey Slow-coach. After that, Y'acob callcd him Slow coach, not knowing any more about that name than he did about Lightning. But this change of name, instead of mending any condition, You were never here before?" I don't remember that I was. "Will you tak a recipe down for me before I for get it?" "I've got a recipe for ending drunkeu ness," replied his Honor. "I don't want it and alter the cake has baked for fifteen minutes remove from the oven and put on your frosting." were a rueful him two and took another donkey. Thereupon Y'acob bemoaned his bad luck in the bear ing of an American sitting on a tilted chair on the veranda. Y'acob," said the American, your donkey shall be hired as much as any other, but hereafter liis name must be thc Prince of Wales." The American had a certificate drawn up and sworn to before the American Con sul in Cairo, to show that thc Prince of Wales bad, without any doubt, mounted Y'aeob's donkey and when the lad wanted to hire the animal to any man, woman or child from England, all he had to do was to show this certificate, and they straight way engaged him, notwithstanding liis moping gait and stiff legs. They en gaged him for whole days, fondled him, and begged Y'acob not to poke him up too Bharp from behind. They fed him with whatever he would cat, and the only draw back to the donkey's pleasant life was that his tail was plucked a good deal for mementos. Y'acob said,and says still,that the luck iest day of his life was wheu he was spoken to by the American gentleman on a tilted chair.—Albert IVuxtes, in St. Nich olas for May. What Is That to Me?" A DOG once set out to go through the world, and see all that was to be seen. He had been spoiled in his young days so that he did not care for the pains of others, •O long as he was safe and well hi*iself. One day, as he went through a field, he heard a sad cry, and, looking round, saw a shecD in a stream. Help me, oh, help! or I shall be drowned," she cried. The dog could have pulled her out, for he was strong, and could swim well. But to her cry he said, "What is that to me? and went on. The sheep was not drowned for the stream took her down to a place where the bank was low, and she could get out but she owed the dog no thanks for that. He went on till he thought he must find some food, and just then he caught sight of a cat in the yard of a house near by. The eat had a pan of milk, which she seemed to like for the purred as she lapped it. §he Toledo §hronich. THB CHRONICLE is publitbtd nt the CONI'.ty SEAT of Tama, out* of the LARGEST, ricliot, moet central and populous countica in Iowa. It I- tba oldeat paper in the Couniy and one of the okteft TO the State--having beeu C*tabltphod TU 18!58. ITS circu­ lation beinc la and constantly incr-a-INI',MAKM It a very decinblo «dverti*ini:M'diiim fer busineca men aud manufacturers WI-tun to br.n,: their oodfl and wares to the notice of the people of Central Iowu. Advertising rates made knewnon application. JOB FRIlSJ-TIJKro Of evety description executed with PRINTING IN COLORS. Yonr fevors earnestly ioliciteTL Oh, do not take it all, I pray!" cried the cat it is all I shall have. I do not have m!lk more than once a day." What is that to mo5 I don't care," said ths dog. And lie drank it all up, anil went on, well pleased. Day after day, he was the same. He would not help a poor cow that had got shut out of her field, though he knew of a gap in thc hedge by which shecould have got back. He would not take the pains to point out the way to the old oak in the wood, when a young bird who had strayed too far from lier nest asked him. To each anil all be would say, What is that to me? I don't care." At last he came to a great wood. He was tired, and soon went to sleep. In his sleep he dreamed, that, all at once, a great wolf came out of the wood, and seized hold of him. "Save me! save me!" he cried. Why Bliould I save you?" said the wolf, with a fierce gleam in his eye. "Is there one who would say a good Word fov you?" At this speech, the sheep who had oncc asked thc dog to help her came out of tho wood. I have a word to say," she said but it is not a good word. This dog would not help me when I was in trouble. If you tell me you must kill him, I say, as he once said: What is that to me?' "Oh!" groaned the poor dog. "Is there no one who will say a kind word?" Then came thc cat. I do not care if you kill him," said she: "what is that to me? lie did uot care for me in my want." The cow came next. l)o as you like," said she: "If he comes to grief what is that to me There was never any pity in his heart for those be saw suffer." And then came a whole crowd of beasts and birds and they stood around and cried, with one voice: "Do as you will with him. Kill him, it you like. "What is that to us?" Thc dog's fear in his dream was so great that he woke. How great was his joy to find that no wolf was near! "But it might have been true!" ho I will not L" through, life as I i have done and I will not say of those who live in the same world with me, that their joy or grief is nought to me. I find it ought to be a good deal to me."— Nursery. The French and German Armies. WB believe that the French army, in spite of what has been written in this country on thc subject, is making great, progress in every way. Work is being done silently and well. We have just seen the letter of an accomplished French officer, stating that the work, un'il a few days ago, was really too hard, and dwell ing on the extra amount of duty necessi tated by the training of reservists. We see that in Paris the cavalry regiments are being drilled to take the rail at night-time, and, by "thc lantern dimly burning," a squadron rides up to a station, dismounts, piles arms, unsaddles, in stalls its charges in the railway boxes, packs up hay and corn, and takes its place in the carriages. Once ready for a SAWt-JW-jJej-s „.4'vt,lry. An im portant measure of unification in the arma ment of tlie German army is about to be effected. Tlie Bavarian General, I'oile wills, inventor of a system of LIIU/./le loading rifles, formerly in use with the Bavarian troops has just constructed a metal cartridge, fittingboth the regulation Werder (Bavarian) aud the Mauser (Prussian) rifles. This cartridge has been issued already to the Bavarian troops, and is likely to be adopted also in Prussia. London Army mrl iV.rrv thzctte. Mischievous Charity. SOME years ago I picked up several children in Chicago, and thought I would clothe them and feed them and I took special interest in those boys to see what I could make of them. I don't think it was thirty days before the clothes had all gouc to whisky, and the fathers had drank i', all up. One day I nut one of thc little boys for whom I bought a pair of boots matters, made tliera worse. In short, no only the day before. There was a snow one would hire his donkey any more on' storm coming up, and he was barefooted, and Y'acob and Slow coach Mike," savs I, "how's this? Where pair, as they stood Idly be-j are your shoes?" Father and mother fore the hotel. took them away," said he There is a One day, as he stood thus, the Prince of! good deal that we think is charity that is Wales came out from the veranda (the really doing a great deal ol mischief Prince was then on his way to the East and thc people must not think because we Indies), mounted Slowcoach, aud rode don't give them money to aid them in or three yards, and then got off their poverty that we don't love them, for thc money would go into their pockets to get whisky with. It is no sign that we are all hypocrites and insincere in our love that we don't give them money. I believe if tlie prodigal son could have got all the money he wanted in that foreign country he would never have come home, aud it was a good thing for liitu that lie did get haril up and had to live on the husks that the swine ate. And it is a good thing that people should suiter. If they get a good living without work, they will never work. We can never make anything of tliem. God has decreed that man shall earn his bread by the sweat ot his brow, and not live on other people. From one of Mr. Moody's Sermon4. OF the 8,293 stores in New York 2,621 arc reckoned as first and 5,072 as second class. The number of iron stores is 70:5. Of the 50,185 stone and brick dwellings, 12,188 are for one family each, and 38,U1K for more than one family each. From 1862 to 18(i!) the number of uew buildings was 10,905 for thc year 1870,1,800 1871,2,036 1872,1,663 1873,1,469 1874, 1,295 and 1875,1,251. Building opera tions have not received a check so great as the figures seem to denote, because many very large buildings have been erected in late years.—N. T. Evening Post. THE MARKETS. UETVYOHK. LIVE STOCK—t'arile «9 W .. i -f, *i $• 8 1 •e neatnees and fllifatch. Special attention paid to &.? S-'TS 1.19 U l.*t Sheep. FI.OUR-(inod to Choico. WHEAT—No. -Chicago.. COltN—Western Mixed OATS—Western Mixed... RVK—Western... is -88 rnlfk- Mew «-!0 01 2U60 L%U-MeTm7.. SI CIIEGSK WOOL— Domestic Fleece.. & CHICAGO. BEEVES- Chotce............... $J.9rt Medium 4.00 01 4.45 7.40 (ft 7.tj0 60 5.00 (ft ft. oo «a ,30 & .St 4 .imo HOGS—l.tght Heavy SHEEP—Hood Choice BUTTElt—Choice Yellow...... Oood EGGS—Fresh FLOUK—Choice Winter Cho ee Spring Patent GRAIN—Wheat. So. J, Spring. Com, No. S Oats, No. '2 Hi there!" cried the dog: I want that milk." The cat arched her back, and growled, but said not a word. She thought the dog would not come in but he did, and wl^ HOG a- Vo£&hUfc a snarl, showing hi* grwt teeth,Urov*! per .« from the pan. I Madhim 45V4 live. No. 2 Karlcy, No. 2 E 2 K 5 K LUMBER—I'ommonandFenc'g li.oo SHING LATH 1.65 BAST LIBERTY. CATTLE—PEST $5.$ Medium.

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