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Albion New Era (Newspaper) - December 18, 1884, Albion, Indiana t « } . ■ ' ' ; « two DOLMRS A YEAR. "HEW TO THi LINE, LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY." 'IJl' JiDVajfCBl 'lâi ===== V^ VOLXIIINO. «3- ALBION/NOBLE COUNTY. INDIANA. DECEMBER i8. 1884 NEW SERIES. VOL IX NO. 52. "—THE * BESTTOtaC. ? TUs nedleiiw, cmabinlas. Imn with imra ^ «f Tfc __________ J nsmeij for DiwMei of the KUlnerm llrw. ^ -w ^ It to iOTaluabto for Diseanes i$ecalUr to WoHMB. and all who lead sedentary Uvea. It tloea Ml ii^un the teeth, cause headaehe.or pinduee oonatlpatitm—otiter Jrtm medidna do. It enriches and parifles the blood, Simulates, the ara^te, aids the assimilation of food, re-lieTes Heairtbam and Belcbing, and strengthens the muscles and nerves. ^ ^ . Tm Intermittent Fevers, Lasdtude, Leek of Euergr, Ac., it has no eqoaL The genuine has above trade mark aad cixisM4i«diinetonwrK|q>er. Take no other, «^«^hv n»«i oroiicil ak, «altimnu. IN Vegetable Sicilian HAIR EENEWEE «as the flrst preparation perfectif adapted to eure ducnsts of tbe scalp, and Uio tint sn^ «CMÍttl rustorer of failed or gray Lair to ita Mitti-al color, srowth, and youiiifol bcautf. It has had luauy iuiiuitors, bat uoue Lavo co fully met all tUs rcciuircuiuuts iiceiUal for tilt! proper trcKtiiicut of iLc Lair aiitl scalp. Ji.vi.L'Ä líAitt lí;:xEV, EU Loa stcaúll)-gro« Ut luvoT, aiul iii>ic:t>l iu fauiti oud usdulucse lo everj «loartcr of tlio t'.cbe. Its unparaU KkJ »ui-cess can be r.UiibutctI to bat OM Camu: ike ttiUt\-j'u.!ji'mti.! oj' iUpi-oniMt, Tbe proprietors Jmro crtcn been «urpriscd at 111« loocii t <.f orUi ra froi-.i ivuiota cuiuw xr <js. w i.ero lii; i LaU lit vcruiatleau clTortfor li^^ioJucl.uu. Tliu use for a riirii t timo of IT • r.t's ITais J:!.; 1 >. I.K uoiKlcrf-. !y iii ; ums jicr- Su: :». ¡-iiiKj;: laiicc. It clc3i.:--^i> l^u iilp liuui ail iiiij^urUics, eure» all liir.iiorr, i t-r, aud «Irvjic.»!», and tlius )>rcvci;t^ ) \i'iiic»i. It »uttiu'.iilc« tbe «OíiUi nml gla.;il.<. iuiil (ithblca t..«in la piisU furu'iird a new üi^d vigoruus groarlb. l"be cIIocU of this ¡i. LÍclo ar« not traiisiciit, like tLoso of alculio'.ic prepr.ra-tioiis,but remain a loTtg l,me,\,lúck malíes tu ose a matter of ecoi 10227. BUCEIiíGHAM'S DYE WHISKES3 Win ehange the bcanl to a natural bromi, •rMaclc,<iiidoii!red. H])i-oduccf! :> {«.nuuiient colw that vrill not trash away. « Odssiiiuif • aii^e preiiaratioB, it efplicd VM;ùout Written for Thx Kkw Sba. PAN SUBBPa BT JKAH XASIOOUK Pax rieeps. Now mmlc'e fled From reeds and meadow-brooks Foriom tbedidortoiis wind in the feded nooks Nor does with pinloas g' ' His sweet JEottui lyre. The hot and passionate noon l^ts in the meadows lom; The lily and the rose Droop low and haiig forlorn; Tbe reeds drop ripened seed, and ware. Grey-beards, sedate mmI grave. Pan sleeps. Ob! that tUe winds. Sweeping from cooler zones, CotUd wake the m<d-«ummer. And Pan might trill new tunes And KHoe Uie Dlrds, now duUf4 oC s^ise. To keener eloquence. Oh, that tbe rills mi/ht bear In shrunken beds that sleeps. And with wbite, erls|ring waves Arise anew and leap 8wilt to tbe lake, Oiat lauc^ing flints Sky-want its foamy wings. Pan sleem. Tlie August lifts Her dais oe'r his rest; Still heats surround his cmich. But bis cool brow Is prMt By vapors that like spirits rise In grateful ministries. Pan sleeps. His green reeds bead Close over him, and tSU Tbeir ripe brown seed: tbe}' seem To shake to madrinl Or dreamy waltz or nrric wild Breathed by the satyivcbild. the requisite fltaess for educating the powers of tbe rtodant. TIm oonseqaeoee of Ola Uberai praeUcal idea.andIdonot wish tobetoo eonservatlve, is in tbe sliding forth half-educated men to plead tbe cause and heal the disease and do ti» business o< the generation. Bdaca-than ^v«s»BMitiMa8eofbim8elf.«idlidpsto make him his own master. The educated man tam always eomnand and oa« his faodtlea for all they are worth. He may be a man of much Sil Pan. Ohai^Pan! Is tissue of thy drauns Choir of melodic sound? To tuneful pari of breams Aud rush of winds through field and grof« Thy drowsy visitHis move. Sleep, Pan, while the warm year Wanes unto dreamier Fall. Some later day shaU wake Tliy sylvan madrlsatls, And in green vales the way-fam- shall hear Thy pipings many a year. Cbicaoo, ILU WHAT CONSTITUTES PRACTICAUH IN EDUCATION. Papar Read B^ra tbt UGrtii|t Cttflly Taachers' Aaaociatien, at Lioui, lad., 0«c. 6, 1884, by Charlaa F. Naufar, Priael pal of the Woleettvllla Schools. PKEPAKED BT B. P. HALL 4 CO.,Kasiina, B.H. lokl by all Dealers 1& Meülciucs. rOE ALL THE lOIlilS of Scrofnlour, UlrrrTi'-lal, and RIood UÎMiMîcrH, lb® iM^st rcni'Mlv, Vec^aw» tb*» timift pnarc-hiiiz uiui tiiuiwu^u biotMl-jmriätsr, im Ayeres Sa/saparìiia. loUiiyattDrug^; «l,six botU«s,fB. I ' I 'f .a^imLttìjm Í rtoMs. AesTtafnenre. Notexp«isivc. Tkrsf rte onepat^uute. Good teOsld be. OtaEctDMiir Hay Frnvtr. Se. I linaatM», nr Iw mall. T. UAZELTIKX WanBa.Iafe Pisas REMEDY FOE CATABRH Has beexi tiunoaghly tested daring the past five jeiffB with such nnifonalj good reealts that the n^dicine is now offerod for sale with s «ertamfy that it will pv^ to be the BeiDedj for Catabbh whidi has been so long ■001^ far Utility, the child of circumstance, was never before championed as it Is tonlay by modem thinkers. It seems to be the nucleus aroui^ which iiersistently cling a new advocated order of things, a new system, an inevitabte outgrowth of this present age. The eve of tbe Uth century approaching, a period of rapid change, at progress, of development. A hundred years ago to be a mau of one book was no disgraee; but in this age of steam presses and electrotype iKrint-ing aud the deluge of new publications thai must be skimmed by all who would keep abreast with tbe iuteliigence of tiie times, leaves no doubt that tbe elements of literature are swiftly acquiring a new utilitarian value. When we eon-sider that Germany alone prints 1S,000 books a year; that one library only—the National at Paris—contains 150,000 acres of printed p^^; that In one ramified science—chemistry—tbe student needs fourteen years, and in many Instances more, buely to overtake knowledge as it now stands, while nevertheless, tbe two lobes of tbe human brain are not a whit larger to-day than in the days of Adam; that even deducting all tbe books which the process of Invention and "natural selection" and the "survival of the fittest" spared us for reading. Is simidy appalling. This practical and I should ratbor say "tills easy work tendency" has ncA wittiln Itsdfa simply theoretical value; but a sure, an Inevitable cause, originating fnnn an undae atlmolus to tbe mental faculties of the youth of our country; which, we think, was never more alarming tbaa now. What constitutes practicality in education ought to be understood to be necessary uUUty but I shall endeavor to maintain that this idea of "practical branehes" and all this ay for a course of study which shall provide that whleh the child expects to use in after life, is too frequently false utilitarianism. Which would you name as the practical branehes or those adapted to the {nraetical pursuits of life? Busing Arithmetic may be taiii^t a boy ordinary ability In a few weeks at most. Beading and Writing he nu^ acquire in the primary and intermediate depart^nts; this may be supplemented by reading papers and books out of business hours. Aisinesslanguate be learns at home and on the streets. I can think of notliing else tiiat Is essential If we are seeking a practical short road. In education the nsef nlness of a stody Is not to be measured by Ito aTallabOlty for tbe badness purposes of life. biA soMy by Its fitaees to deveK «Hioreduaitetlie stodenfspowers. MowUiei« are two kinds of edueatloii-oor eellece and our newspapmr edneattoB-ena Indeed la qntte Indla-pensible to tbe oiher. Toe am 1 sboold place under the old Prussian regime, known as the HarmcKilotts developaseni as far as posiible" toaUthe faeoltiea ot ihe mind,aasteala for progreaaive practical poposea. TlQthatla pleted he should not be permitted or requirad to learn aOilng, Mn^ beeaose Im bepee to nae tt to Bttke money «ttb: twslneaBtrfeveqrkindlsn trade, and stetfd belaamed aftoroM la ted, and time would be gained In tbe eod. oonsMd, in the House of Lords, wanld oflen In speaking of Amoica, pmnt bis Je -"Éorn êâÎM BT— STOm, ALBIOm, IND. SN toward tbe Western ConMnent and Across tbe Attantic lies the ▲medflanwbe la dmgra ton mbratoa bMui tfane." Haw Ina Tbe Aasertenneannat take foBevoMandiaeoaneoC tralntagtM Into aoaM iwan^ eC bwAiess, «i haa apiendiá Batatal abUttes, ton one be wffl faO. fad or taMstaalneaa. IkefiMptai wd «^liert ente" to flNM and fottaBa,aaa lÉaife' bwannn^eeederlla totUBfanersttaa. i^l btfenaay tlwaBBailBn of yeott la task «Mk jraor elaborate afrtm of eteeaUaa. loaran, «ka haa n leoaw ttawghm kl» lorffNi lortlfairoilithaaaay valae tbat we have added to It, Is indeed s^l to triMt we have Inbnited. In thougbto and langnaae as weO as In the arts and the pWuc-tlOB él arts, we are simply the children of the andante. What would our civilization be If the foltei llidc tbat binds togettier generstlons were borataaandffi? What Is civilization? Isittìiat much Indeed Is It otherwise, for civilization means progress. Can we snap the thread ttiat binds us with this parland of thought, with this indlspensible treasure. To be practical means to know. To know means progressive-nesa. Dispense with It, if you can! It is the Promethean torch to literature, without all are lifeless aud obscure; while its genial influence pervades and illumines the remotest regions of science. In this language Homer sung, Thucyd-Ides and Ztenophon gracefully recorded events, and Demosthenes thundered his orations from tbe arena, the greatest orator the world has ever known. In tbe words of Macaulay "From that splendid literature of Greece and Rome have sprang all the strength, the wisdom, the freedom and glory of the western world." I'bey stm speak to us in tbe very words which they chose for the dress of their undying thoughts. Shining thrciugb tlie darkness of the ages, they still remain stars of changeless and of une-qualed brilliancy. Seotlaud says "an harmonious mental culture tends to practical utility" and remains firm to her mental discipline. England has had reform, and to-day she must go to the snow-clad mountains of Seotland for her instruction to teach her refOTmed intelltgence. Again it has been demonstrated in an University in Germany that the classical scholars make better progress than those of the sciences, coming from different schools to this University. Their work is better, their grades are better, consequently we may Justly say tbat their mental discipline must have been much better. Yet you say banish Greek and Latin from our schools, colleges aud universities. Place the ckussics in exile and you rob civilization of one of its most potent factors, uid you will experiment upon a question tbat wni cost you dear. What Europe has been to the rest ot the worid, Greece and Rome have been to Europe. Mind culture we must have. do not mean tbe "Cramming" process. I do not mean tht "Pony" method, but I mean that culture essential to the successful pursuit of any buabiess. Tbat culture is essential, a requisite qnaUBeation of this crowding, busy and practical a^, In which this correct "put to use" theory Is the crowning effort of man's accomplish nento. someMilng that deprives itself of «me of its great-eat fMrtlllzers. of tiie law that has ctmie down to ns trom tbat band of historians, poets, philoso-or UtOe power, aoecHrding aa nature baa endowed.|. i^era. and orators, ttie cardinal elements of its blm. birt If be Is traly edueated, be win under aU dreumstances count for what be Is w<»tli. I think Mr. Bain Is incorrect wben he says *tbe lawyer ean obviously dispense with the elasslcs, but they hold a claim with reference to Latin doe to our Jurisprudence." I know I am Justified, and indeed can defend my positlma wtten I say, "to know the English language, means to know tbe Latin language; toknow the Latin language uMans to know the Gretk language; but here <rar utilitarianlst say stop; of what practical utility are the dead languages? It is an indlspensible utility and being Indispen-rible. It must entor largely Into tbe elmaents of a successful practical educatlun. An endless discusslmi of these diverging views has led men to feuful extremes, botiijMvand «OK, and tbe more intense tbe discussion, the greater divergence of opiniim. It thus appears that the harmony of the two is not likely soon to occur. In the flrrt place men have a great fear of overtaxing the brain, possessed by a spirit that makes effort nseless, and Indeed impractl-eaL Let us observe tbe mental discipline in tbe stody oi tbe classics, as a mode of progress. aflim, n<^ being of tbe old regime of theorists, that tbe classics must ever remain one of our great inogressive, civilizing factors. It Is a fundamental principle that the object of our edoeaUon Is not so much to give information as to exercise, develop, and discipline tbe mental faculUes, not to fit a man for one particular <»Uing,1>ut for any, not to cultivate one faculty at toe sacrifice of others; but to give a clear, vigorous, and active comprehension; a broad Intdlect, not simply to store up knowle^ but to arouse tiie desire for knowledge; for it must be remembered tbat a man has other duties to perform besides that of atrade or a profession. He must be adviser and director, not only of domestic and social, but also of ptditlcal pursuits. Now it Is evident that this education cannot be obtained by striving to acquire knowl-ed^, simply as knowledge; no amount ot knowledge can be acquired tbat will prepare one to handle successfully the great questions In life. Therefore a general culture Is needed to give harmony to the action of all the mental faculties. In fact a general cultivation of tbe whole intelllgenoe. The acquisition of all knowledge Is Impossible, and such branches must ttieref<He be pursued iriilcb is best calculated to bring about this barmmiious action of tbe faculties; (me that will best mould the Intellect, give mental discipline, the flrst requisite of all mental proness. To aeeomplish this end a laagua^ Is >est adapted. Now the imqiertles of tbeelaariaal tnatnietlon are first, f<Hr mental discipline; in exoeising and strengthening tbe xbmokt; in committing words and paradigms; In keeping and linking together tbe ebaln of thouf^t. It cultivate the JUDOXXXT in discerning and drawing Just conclusions In the thought It educates the axa-LYTioAL faculty In separating tbe sentences to meet tiie Bnglidi constmction; in compound words, in tracing words up to their roote; in phrases, each In Ite Immediate place. It develops the RXAaoK. It Is said "correct syntax Is the highest form of r«UM>n." It cultivates tbe imaoikatiox since the classics contain tbe highest and best models of Imaginative cultare. It gives precision to and cultivates the faculty of language ht the expression ot thought; the acquisition of a vocabulary, obtaining a manner of argumentation, constant practice of using tbe expresdons and composition of the classical scholars; we of symlxte In both ours uid the dead language; aids In fostering composition in our own tongue; a leading to the first principles of literary criticism; a thorough knowledge of ancient literature; It even keeps in view the growth ot a high moral culture; devdo^ent of tbe power to make use of facto for tbe classical tanfl^iage Is hot the gateway to tbe classical mind. Purthennore, our tongue cannot be well understood, without classical attainments, since ita foundation are the dead languages, the same with the German, the French, and Indeed many other languages of less Importance. Says tbe Edlngburg Bevlew: "If tbe knowledge of the dead language among the classes was lost. It wmild beocMne a strange collection of inexpressive symbols. Hiey cannot be replaced by living languages for the very fact of being easily acquired disqualifies them. They can be tangbt orally, while the classics cannot, and oral Instruction falls far short of the mental disdpUe. than the laborious process empkiysd In classical instractton. In tlmt mental dIscipUne and develoinnentare only tbe result ot effort, and yon dImlnM that effort and yon diminish and Impair tbe mental culture. Bia you may aak Is this praetlcal? Yesl let me continue. Tbe Greek language Is tbe foondatkm of tiM Latin, tbe Latin Is diredly derived from tbe Gredt; thus It Is, tbat tbe Oredi language is the masonry oi this great suprstructure languages. Ours and tbe French directiy from the Latin ttie German dbeetiy from tiie Greek. It Is said that tbe study of languages is not tbe study el ttilncs but words, and tbe study of things aretheonly eaaential attrlbutea«^ affoodedu-eatton. I mast own such reasoning, no, I can notealllt reaaon, Midi assertion aa tuaovid, wAeooMlngeaaL Werda are Indeed realttlea they are nwving monntalns of life, eadi by and in ttselL Did not tbe wocda of Demoeth The Inter-Ocean says that "Dakota easts 85,500 votes and has no vote in Congress. South Carolina oasts ' 1.600 votes and has nine votes in Congress. »South Carolina, indeed, a silent hundred thousand of votes which either are not oast, or, if oast, are notoounted. But is she any less a i^tten borough in our representative system when each of her voters has nine times the power that a voter in Dakota would have if the Delegate from Dakota could vote, and three times the power that a voter in Dakota will have when that State is admitted r That paper might have added that Dakota casts more votes eany awra drend to Ike heart el Pbfflp than tke arms of AtiMns? Did not tbe dectrfe power of Clesro place Catllane In greater peril than the wbole leona laiplter "Affdn yon nu^ say •nranslaüoaswmgivenstiilsknowledae." The •arr ii^ ef r^ftaf «»ob translations doea not progressive kBtn retrogressive spirit and •alaliatoMtawkoiriilvelyipoBtheBk wm ear tkertefftaaa ke ao lneoi^daratoaatorel^ vkolijriVoataaariBtloaaiBo, leaf tkar ara too ■eaaMlw ei a manli;>ieewaef tkanaMNigr ta N^ipoalfeoilílMyiflnMatteBa: teaoeaa to a Mío ~dMoa aaft mÊÊàmmlÊmt"ét^ lÊm twtaM tkOMUMtoOmiu Í^alfcaiBi»a.tfcokaaBty. of llwa^litMtla OVERCOATS ÄT COST! «« LITTLE T"!- THE!« E i One PRICE •ooooooooo<ir-4-oo<>ooooooooooooooooooooooooe Clothier •f>oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooe« ■'■i We doii'i wait until after the Holidays to KNOCK • DOWN • PRICES We want to give our Customers the Benefit of SAILING MONEY, n k J SÉ ä Will commence Dec, 15. We have to many on hand and must CLOSE OUT OUR ENTIRE STOCK TO MAKE ROOM FOR NEW SPRING GOODS. Suits, Gents Furnishing Goods, Hats and Caps, Trunks and Valises, Muffs, Silk Handkerchiefs, Neckwear, and many other useful CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. ■ ' -m We invite everybody to call and see our bargains before PURCHASING ELSEWHER m^Don'i Forget the Place,^ Old Clapp Building, HIRSCHFI .^¡JLloiooo-, ZxxäL ;D & PERITZ. than dther Colorado, Delaware, Flor ida, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oregon, Rhode Island, or Yenuoni And y^ Dakota, with her large vote, and great and growing industries, will not w admitted as a state simply because a lai^e portion of her population who are Toters, vote the republican ticket k Romarfcabio Escape. Mrs. Mary A. Daily, of Tunkhan-nock, Fa., was afflict^ for six years with asthma and bronchitis, during which time the best physicians could give no relief. Her life was dispair-ed off until in last October she procured a bottle of Dr. King's New Disoovery, when immediate relief was felt^^d by continuing its use for a short time was completely cured, gaining in flesh 50 &> in a few months. Free trial bottles of this certain cure of all throat and lung diseases at Haaton A Mblen's drugstore. Large botUea 11.00. •iiï ilp t: Tm South Bend Sun^ a so-called prohibition organ published at South Bend, and which during the campaign joined with the Monitor-Journal in ita pdioy of dealing men to offioa who rqnreaeni a pdicry Intterly oppoaadto pitdiíbltíon, ia to be moT ad to Indianapdla and onit^d with ^ MmiÈor-Journal Snoh eminent Fraliiliitíoiiiila(r) as Jr<din B. StoU applaud tliaiBovîviéiit aa Hkaly to alMDgfchMi the pn)liilà(^0Q(f) esoaa. Wb hmm noi hpacdljthat NoUe «oonigr^lbaf« » ««iidnÉ^ for any oCitoottMiat « ' V Uj Qc Uj § I Agnew's Cough Balsam! THE BEST EBMJJPY KNOWN. listis Toi Bitters! THE BBSI AND THE CHBAPE8T. OTJR OWN MAKE. NO AGENTS lO FAY. I^YOir 0£T TOUB MONEY'S WOSTH OF^ Absolutely Pure Drugs! :e»jalxkpa?s and 2 g I ÎÏÎ S 'm àm ipuwgw»^ -ii**-

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