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   Eldora Herald (Newspaper) - March 24, 1880, Eldora, Iowa                                No Deviation fromfheie raiNCM six linos or M per each nddHliinnl L ton ooiiu per lino tot each ADYBIWISIHO nt lognl VOLUME A Republican Devoted to Interests of Hardln PER HARDIN IOWA MARCH NUMBER EXECUTED TO WithNeatness and Dispatch AT REASONABLE 2HS XAQINO Tho Is a Rontlo Ilia soft braoxo la n Anil wind Is very useful whllo Performing of Its Tho nlr that softly itln the loaves IB vory swoot and And wind Is quite rtopCclnMo While In the Hut when It goW Into a Anil rlpa nnd roars nnd lllows chimneys Bnd Ami strongest bmlStaKg ahntton Tears up your trees and hurls your root Into your neighbors Ami Wows your wlto Into the And never iisks your pardon limiollshoK your northwest Dismantles your now stnblo And twists the front side of your house Around to moot the TIs then you wish the trontlo So softly swoot and Would not forgot Its proper place Nor lonvo Its lino of such ns turning drying propelling raising nnd other Milliters which contribute to the comfort and happiness of gront license taken by the wind Is all tbnt Just lllcs the poet In this A MOTHERS As they were dressing the new baby for her waiting arms tho mother1 passed into n It wns a brief When she woke her husband came to her Perceiving a strange ness in her ho bent over hor with a look of Whats the matter You look liko a materialized ho Whore is tho baby sho The little thing isnt quite rigged ho trying to speak lightly bo did not like the weirdness in her shes all tho nurse and the baby was brought and laid in its mothers Lucy sho with indescribable cuddling ji baby LucyP husband you have snid all along that if a girl it was to have your I know I but her name is what put Lucy into your head Theres not a Lucy in your fam ilv or Do you like it better than Mabel Mabel is toll you aboiitit in a tone which dismissed the Tho next taken her she told her husband this When I fell away last was not into a had a There was ouc instant of and then I was in a sunny i It was in tho for over the fence beyond the grassplats I saw fruit trees in bloom and the It was our Mount Hope I know tho gentle slopes nnd the winding roads and tho memorialstones with their familiar And there was a marble standing under a small Norway and on this I 1 second child of Marcus Gold en and his wife and then tho two February and live oclock April The first is tho day of babys birth wo shall keep her throe two months and fifteen days sho will die at five mother Insisted on having its picture same day she entered on the first page of Luoys A week bf proolons time is gone one hun drotl ami sixtysix weeks and oho day are Every day since she oamo has Jon a joy to She does not notice y but there is such sweetness In ministering to her holplessnossl When Mnro holds her foot totho fire she works her toes as if in satisfaction it must bo that she enjoys the I know enjoys the Dear I thank Thee that I may got thus near to her that she may build her life from From this time day by day to tho last was recorded the story of tho childs Perhaps such another story was never It noted every perceptible clearing of the skin tho opening of the first watching of the light tho jirst notice of the dancing shadows on tho and of tho bright colors tho first smile tho growth of tho hair tho first googoo tho first laugh tho first and each after one every Infant every frolic tho behavior with each now Then was tho story of tho sitting of tho creep of the standing of tho walk ing by tho of tho first unaided pain that came to tho little Lucy the mother noted with re morseful sign of now pleasure in tho wco face was recorded with thankful Through tho whole minute record there ran an evident solicitude to put some markupon each so indi vidualize it that it might bo identified in a And with each days roo I do not believe this said Mare face In the next world bo influenced by hor training In i i glad said who rertflitd that tho baby was a discomfort And vou111 bo covered up in a big ha passionate I wontbe tovprod in a bid hole will mamma Tears woro running down the mothers I would for my my life cried the poor but I can not hdlp the littlo Lucy in child ish rage spit in Tommys face and a china loll into Maro picked up the littlo passionswollen Jgirlf to tho next room nnd locked himself in with Ho is going to punish thought tho alarmed It is sacrilege Hers is sacred Is angels nosh He will punish andthen she is gone he will break his henHjriyifelM Sho wont swiftly to the would fly to avert Sive hogged to bo lot in she ordered tho aoor Ho rondo no I warn sho that if you strike her 1 will noverJorgiye Sho heard the littlo Lucy passionately Mamma mammal I wants my mamma I wants my mammal Iwivnts ord were entered tho pitiless figures life re 1 nonsense said the I couldnt havo belie veil you to be such n gooso as to be fright ened by n sho in solemn re it was no dream it was idl as vivid as the There was no indistinctness won as de lined as your face is this It was a revelation of the I know 1 shall see it again I shall some day see my shadow on the Lrass lying besido tho shadow of tho Norway pine and of the marble head Just as I saw them hi tho and I shall read those two and I shall feel tho agony1 of a mother bereft of her Maro this agouy is something indescribable it has gouo from mo but tho memory When it comes to mo in reality it will not be strange I shall recognize Agniu tho hushnnd She got hold of Maro Marc sho you must not treat this with In throe two mouths and fifteen days wo shall lose our Lucy I know ifGod had appeared visibly to us and warned of what would bo our course What would you do You would bo gin at once to got all the enjoyment possible out of tho loan you would make it your study that the littlo life should bo And this is what wo are to Wo must see to It that she never has a pain if we can help and wo must got all the good we can from her you must not look that sho con in earnest entreaty I cannot i have you slight tho in tho insecurity of our hold upon any earthly good wo havo a constant warning to make the most of she but wo do not i mnko tho insecurity real it is vague to j us it is doubtful there are more chances i for us than against But now wo i are warned iu threo years and two and a half months God will take our baby I i know Bo nnd lot us do with the child as wo shall wish j wo had done when wo stand beside tho 1 little bring hor to me I must keep hor always with With a tender ns though tho little life was already slip I ping from tho mother received the Sho studied tho face with a steadfast such as wo give to a face I wo may never see I I sho to stamp it upon my morn I tlio face with which she came to Heros como to see his Mtty said the in a cheerful j tone he hoped to exorcise the ghostly fancies from Mabels Tommy was burly with tho I Judgment usual to boys of three and With o laughing shout he himself up by theolothes on to aud in purely animal delight I throw himself on tho baby and squeezed The feoble littlo being re lupomlod by o ory of It hurt the Iniothers heart tothequlokjso soon had Jailed to shield the dovotod child iVith unmeaning resentment she which told what of tho little On February tho mother wrote Onu year old today nearly onethird of tho precious time is She is sleeping beside I have shut Tommy that ho may not disturb her I hear him crying for It gives mo something of a heartache to lock tho door against but I must give myself to her When sho has gone I will make it up to had her tenth picture taken Sho sat on my with tho dear head lean ing against my and tho wondering eyes watching the violin which the operator The picture is but I miss the exquisite col thepaleroso the blue and the hair unlike in color any other I over tho yellow of threshed Nothing could bo more beautiful than her sleeping face at this I begrudge tho time that my eyes must bo drawn from its beauty to this March have such terri ble times with Marc Ho has never ac cepted the and has been all along trying to get my mind away from He has proposed a trip to California and a Southern and now ho is bent on going abroad for three years but I will never consent to scatter tho pre cious time in strange towns and foreign hotels and along meaningless linos of My the familiar objects with which my life is to be these I must associate her these must help mo to reproduce her Jliril Lucv spoko her first word O dear God 1 thank Theo that it was It was perfectly and three times I try to withdraw myself from everything else and give all my thoughts to baby but Marc is so un reasonable as to complain of this that his comfort is and Tom So Hive in a perpetual I waul thorn to get the good of to got sweet memories of her to keep through but Tommy is so strong nnd rough that I daro not trust him near Marc frets that sho comes between mo nnd and so he neg lects indulges Tommy until tho boy is almost AprU one year loft It frightens me to think how her life is rooted in If hers is torn away mine must I had thought being I should got my mind familiarized with tho idea of losing and that my heart would become acqui escent but every dav I hold her her so hard loves mamma so bad 1 I loves my mamma so bad And then sho heard with burning heart Marcs reply You stay in away from you spit in Tommys face and struck You must stay in away from till you stop stay in hero till yon are When you stop crying you may go to now bo good stop In spite of his tender tone Mabels heart was Tommy had fol lowed her to tho and was now pulling at her skirts and Almost roughly sho put him I wants Tommys orange Lucy likes urn so pleaded the sobbing baby you cant have Tommys or ango you had said tho sho may have Tom my called tho Ho had been habituated to giving up to and had begun to loarn a little of tho sweetness of Mabel felt sudden heartwarming toward her boy she reached out for tho little sunbrowned hand and drew him Tommy she was to baby for onlyfour months Sho oould Tiot afford to BerfBtudy jln terrttptodf iheffiusf bo able repro duce all tho to rolivo all the sweet Tho next day baby was Sho ISjVgsy ThjS iMraod fhda neve boon ill Wo must have tho doctor at ho Of course wo tho mother replied everything must bo done that can add to nor It Is a sharp tho doctor said now like double pneu This it proved to Marc thought the child must die tho doctor atone stage said that sho could not Ma bel through tho whole worked and watched with tireless but it was to still tho to ease tho to rest tho worn little to cool dry i to tempt tho fobblo appetite it was not to save tho childs At the worst moment sho did not fear death for her Sho will not die till April she said over This sickness may drag on till but I am not ex pay aucPhlgnt fo wooks thowatch ing and the nursing wont and then tho turningpoint was and Lucy was nursed her past tho bleak health and saiii tho a little The clothes were tho head was It is Tommy ho is 1 picked him up creek back of my No sound passed Mabels pallid as but the mothers was shrieking I could have given her up For three years I have been getting ready to lot her go my hold was almost I could have lot her But my boy iriypoor little slighted Tommy I my first baby not him not him Sho stretched out her arms toward her drowned It has killed me sho and then she fell senseless on the pouring in lour doctors wore Again and again was sho brought back to faeo the terrible but they could not hold her conscious Swoon followed swoon llfo seemed bent on getting away from all tholr Her spirit is trying to got to Tom tho mothers Then from the group about tho boy there camo words that thrilled all tho hearts Thorel did you see that was tho Ho gasped hes alive I hes coming to Tho workers by Mabels side repeat ed tho electrical words olive hes alive Tell her quick Bring her back once more and tell her that Tommys coming her boys MISCELLANEOUS average twenty acres every day the thought of parting seems deeper May I wont with Marc and baby to tho cemetery Tom my was left with tho Ho teases and crosses her and frets her ho is a constant interruption my enjoyment in We rodo miles along the road before I foxmd tho spot but Frocognized It tho moment I came to The Norway the peculiar tho neighboring were all It is too terrible to write hero tho feel tho clinging warmth of tho little to look into liar bright hear her innocent nnd then to see tho vory spot where all her sweetness must in one year be buried it seemed that my poor hoart must I cried till I thought I could never I had arsruod that the vision was sent in mer i L r illl Soou after tho sobbing ou the other side was hushed there wuro some soothing words from and then ho came out with the Tho mothers arms were opened Lucy fell into and laid tho wet face on its old resting Baby may have said tho littlo holding out tho Lucy reachcil both hands for and a bright smile broke ovor tho liquid Then pressing the child went away with A hundred times she kissed tho dimpled the angel in a passion of in a rapturo of While resenting Marcs action with tho it was a serious suggestion to her Would childish pas unehoekeif show their tracery on tho spirit in tho hereof tor Would discipline of tho child here bet ter lit her for tho coming life Would it be a gain for tho spirit there to take lessons m selfcontrol here For days these questions tore at tho mothers breaking its so to the At length sho de cided I will not inflict certain pain on my baby for a probable 1 will go on if I her brief days with It was with this fooling that she be gan tho preparations for babys Christ Tho child was now at that ago so enchanting to its watchful when nil its walk is among and it is seeking the keys ana asking thorn of all about It will bo her last Christmas tho mother said as tho festival drew Maro rose up at those words with a gesture of impatient ploas in order that I might fill every hour of her life with nnd might take all tho sweetness a baby may glvo to its mother but my devotion to tho overpresent thought of tho laying tho hoarding in my of all her words and mot ah me it is liko absorbing her being into liko making her mo my Onco I was thankful for tho warning now it sundews my whole I would that I had boon dealt with after the usual God had hid the future from June is Tommys I have not selected any present for him I could not take Lucy out and would not leave Maro Is to got something for him he is easily poor Tommy In eight months and threo weeks it will bo your I bad a pang Baby was sleeping bosido I hoard a ory from I hurried out to but found there was nothing the matter except that ho Imd climbed to tho gate post oould not got When I to Lucy tho poor dear was sitting up crying for and much For tho first time in her life sho had wakod without finding Her cry smote me liko a ory from tho Now sho hurried to I know what I Marc it will bo her lost and wo must bring together all tho Christmas de Sho must hang up her on Christmas Eve on Christmas Day wo will havo ft Santa and at night a tho handsomest We must crowd the Christmas with joy for her must make it so delightful to her that oven amid tho bliss of heaven sho will remember her last Christmas with The mothers jealous heart thrilled at the thought of making it rival heaven in Maro was always impatient with Ma bels talk of her and impatient of any plans bearing on its Ho would always put in his laughingly or hoping thus to give a salutary jolt to tho morbid and also because ho was do tor mined to koep his heart sot against her on tho other ho hod felt satisfied as to tho best way pt ing Mabels To that she may bo ready to die The spring opened Through tho ineffable sadness Mabel had a a preternatural realization of tho abounding life about Sho could not get away from the carnival of life she hoard and saw when sho would not and all tho gladness wns only only mocking to her poor She felt an unreasoning resentment against tho and this while seeking to all else to tho Marcs and Tommys comfort wns loft to Tho mother lived and moved in tho littlo During this month the entries in the diary were for this on April 21 Yesterday I found littlo time to writo sho slept only half an and in that timo my breaking heart could do nothing but cry to Heaven for mercy mercyl Tommy came to tho door and waked Ho had got a thorn under his and wanted his It will soon be his turn to be mothered ho has only eight more days to This week was ono of prayer and al most tearless Sunday wns the Marc made ready to go to would havo been grateful for a day at for he was heavy of but ho feared to give in to Mabels as ho had al ways called the effect on her strained I should Mabel that you would want to spend the lost Sab bath with her With a cheerful smile ho took up tho little Lucy set her on the piano Look what a picture of health sho is Do you think that in two days she can sicken iyid die As for any acci dental you keep her always with you there is littlo occasion to fear ac How is tho death to como I have imagined it iu every This waiting for tho sword to fall is agony it scorns to mo that I shall bo glad when it isall On tho Mivbol with a kind of wo shall have an Stay by mo You and Tommy and I must stay with her you must help me to catch and to keep the picture of her ou this that wo may bo able to recall all her words and all sho And trying to laugh at the but trembling nnd The twentyninth ethereal day of ineffable Tho homo was ia perfect While the baby was yet sleeping Mabol had bathed and dressed and placed an ivybranch in her Then sho had gone about the house arranging tho plants and Shutters and curtains wore adjusted for tho harmonious mingling of light and She ordered that Tommy should bo bathed and dressed in It was as though they wore making ready for a marriage And with tho strength which comes of hope thoy tho two bonds of faithful And when that poor sinking spirit again was above the flood the rope wns thrown to it Tommysalive Tommy is saved do you hoar Tom my lives And it was from weeping by hor Tom my is living that hor sinking spirit caught hold to and drew itself up from the waves of Winter in LippincotCs Maga Colonel Solons Description of Pulling a An Oil City man was standing in front of a dentists office with an unhappy look in his eyes aud two yards of flannel around his lower Ho cast sorrowful glances up ward to the dentists and in a hes itating sort of way placed his foot on tho lower stair then came out to the street again as if ho hod forgotten some Colonel Solon camo along at that and with a thoughful in terest in tho mans said eh Uoin to have it pullnd Ever had a tooth pulled No youd better go right up aforo your courage fails Worst thing in tho world is pttllin a Ive been through tho had both lungs shot liftoen bullets in my and doctors run a probe through a hole iu my shoulder right down through my body to my twould kill but man alive I never knew what pain wastil I had n tooth Maybe you think tho toothache is hor It its awful But wait til tho dentist runs them air iron tongs in your pushes tho tooth right down through yor and then yanks away ns if he was pulling on nn jilit Imnil to a practical final issue might bo toi tensify tho idea and in face of his resolve not to the fear was for ovor dogging him that Mabel might bo So sot were her convictions that tho only alter native from this foar was a conclusion hardly more tolerable to that her mind was Soon the present after making his ho proceeded to fall in with her plans for her plans for making it a groat joy for Tho mothers plnns did not miscarry tho child discerned Santa Glaus in all that sho saw and It was some thing to bo romemboreiltho baby all ot mystery as sho wont tiptoeing into tho softlylighted parlor to hang her stocking on tho and then tho October terrible como from a J must try to forgive Tommy to be from heedless of his while ilio brooded tho layingjt against loHnce and in hor But iwhon baby urlos woro hushed sUohad ommy brought tlial ho must not bo sot againstthe y he must bo trained to love to all tho good possible from their lajuij o lay by sweet memories of her to wlilpn spirit could turn through life for re Sho kissed his tearstained and had him kiss babys and him that ho must love the little sifh w hotter than all tho world for ho has never accepted tho vision as a never be lieved that it was any thing but a He has always opposed my course with andho pains mo by using her as he does making no dlfforonoo except for her Sho is now sob bing in her sleep from hor fathers dis Twlsls the story of that painful hour The emldren had each Lucy ate and then snatched at loin and cried for The babyorios umoto upon the mothers heart nnd un UIU muiu nerved InftnoxltedwftyeiJSS in necessity would she suffer hor Intent on soothing she began bZto to tokenftom her but coaxing Tommy to give orange to bung i mother on tfte ire Tommy ami the was aboutto force It from him 1hon Maro speaking qul and you must not do ho You would uro both ohtUUenj you would oiilti jyK and yon would ToinmyJBjdfJas of orle4 the mother with i how it her in oQwulpoaea in uwntha WB are to f halffrightened run back to ma in tho and the wild gleo aud handclapping nt tho successful accomplishment of tho mysterious of his hung his but his air heroic of patrpnisihigprotebtlbtt toward tho and his awe of the this the mother missed in hor absorbed watch ovor Tho next morning all tho house con gregated to witness babys opening of tlio It wns hor wide hor hor Innocent which engaged the attention and mado the delight of all tho And when thoy returned from tho breakfastroom it was not the grotesque tiulut sit ting by tho grate everybody stualods it was the half frightened baby And at tho double doors glided it was not tho marvellous mas tree which chained Uw or tho faroff tinklingv bolls ringing ollln music i it was the little soul looking out of babys Jngfrom babys lips wnji Afor i he was hardly i On tho day H again sat for nor ujami had said maynt 34IWVQ mY plot Baby has With tenderness indescribable Mable bathed hor baby for with clinging amis she hugged tho beautiful body to her dizzy heart with pjissionate lips sho kissed tho naked dimpled tho tho the paby love mo to With lingering lingers she curled the yellow And then there were put on the garments in which Death was to moot tho poor motherheart fooling by turns frantic abysmal crushing rapture of Maro tried to show a cheerful but the heaviness of death was him and he early gave up the struggle to sqoni will Keep hor in my sight all Jio thought if watchfulness can save she shall not It would be al miraculous for her to die she said as tho hours woro She is in perfect health every instant sho is in your arms or on your right hero In our waste tho precious moments in speculating as to how it is to come Get aU the sweetness out of them that is sad minutes molted and when but sovou remained tho restless littlo f opt were jot the blue oyos little mouth was Bony sat on tho moth ers knee weary of tho somber had slipped from tho and ivas unraissodtTfraro sat by in tho sllonpo he cpuld not shako off the raottibr8 soul wivs strained in clock in old hand nnd yorll think the toothache aint no more to be compared to it than a lleabito is to a railroad acci Yor had better go right up and have it Dontletany thing 1 said cause yer to back I merely wanted to prepare yer mind for An dont yor take Know u man oncot about your complexion an build who took ether nn ho Its Jest got right np an have it Ill go up with an see how yor stand it when ho begins twistin tho bones Yor won t sleep a wink tonight if yor dont havo it an maybe yer wont for some times tho tooth breaks the inflam matory rheumatism strikes tho whatsits namo nerve and tho whatthoycalHt sots Just at this moment a young man practicing on a French horn in one of the upper rooms blow a oarpierc ing like the yell of a man in tor and ns tho last sound echoed through tho hall theColonel said Thats theres some onegottin a tootli pulled an tho dentist hasnt more than just given tho first twist Como right up an have yours Whoop there ho goes again as another terrible blast from the horn oamo down tho Hold hold yelled the but ho wasnt quick enough to stop the man With the aching who rushed out of the doorway and down tho street so fast his two yards of flannel became un wound and streamed behind him liko signals of whllo tho villainous Ola Solonol sat down on tho lower stop nnd laughed till his eyes City The First English Pottery It socms a littlo strange that amid all the fervor of tho pottery which is now so none of the lutuv wo may use that word in a per fectly inoffensive taken any steps toward aoknowledging to whom our motherland England and honoo in farms hundred million acres of land grants to railroads lapsed by the noncompletion of the Is one thing to try to behave like a and quite another thing to bo a gentleman and not need to gentlemen who obtained free passes by means ot a forged letter are to travel free of expense to Sing are two classes who do not bear of them being those who do not get a chance to bear it dead a demented mother nnd a idiotic child is the con dition to which rum has reduced a fam ily in London eshorts Lot it be remembered that tho ordeal of a wedding is quite as trying to a man as it is to a ono hundred and sixteen Inches of snow have fallen on tho Blue noar dur ing tho present Georgia man fired seven shots at a wild killed bis wounded a farmer in tho and put one of his own eyes The wild tho Irish has a brother living at West who Is a famous fruit and owns an orchard containing fifty thousand pooch exofficial at Randalls Island nays such things occur as boys setting fire to their bods and hanging them rather than endure the treat ment they receive from certain of in nature indulges in The lightning the wind the thunder the snow the waves leap and tho fields Even tho buds shoot and tho rivers woman living near thofoot of the Blue Hideo in caught four wild turkeys in a trap and when she tried to get them out they attacked her so fiercely as to break one of her good excuse for a bad act re us of tho English lady who bought a salamander safe and had it put in hor stateroom so that her valua bles would bo safer in case tho ship should take has a law that rolierei the debt for liquor from All such sales on credit arc mado at the risk of tho Certain parties in Boston just owing to the Insolvency of a low Mnino liquor find them selves out ovory dollar of their San Francisco physician of high desiring to possess the six vol umes of an expensive medical is accused of trying to get it by lie carried out two of the books and then two but tho third at tempt was secu through a gimla hole by a and tho doctor was Scotch preacher confesses that while apparently preaching without notes he really is reading from a man uscript which ho sees mentally before Ho sees oven the This use of the faculty of visual representa tion occurs when ho has written a ser mon nnd road it carefully before going alto the Yon did so an1 do coon kirn How did you beat him so easily Do replied say it war as plain a cose as de lip ob de olo womain Ho say he tnko charge ob it on risks for ton dollahs but of I want ed to be instiohod ob winnln wldout any ifs or I Could pay him a dollnh an a nuartah an ho hab de money to You paid tho monoy And you got your six bits today Con you Eph Bin as far ns multimlplikashln inde take seventyfive from and how much Is loft said the re Eph figured a while on a shingle then ho put his hand up to his forehead and studied a Finally he arose and with a gloomy and depressed started without venturing a called the reporter after did you figure it out I for a Now whats Darsablamo olo brack fool badly dots whats replied thumping himself on the side of tho head with his nn hes gwino homo to writo in do fambly so all do chillen kin read Dars sum fulo who goes to law fust an figgers up do results artorwards but dis fivm bly is gwino to stick to rithmctick an lot do Taw cum in only when do figgers cant climb Moines Iowa ar TO LITTLE CHURCH AND singular marriages took place it Smith yet hearing the tho next room slowly Maro took out his watoh and hold it open in his Three minutes to it said ho Lemmo hoar trying toget off the mothers Sit with swoot tho mother with such bosooohuig tenderness that Marcs oyos filled with toursi adding to hor iiho must bo li my arms when oomosj I must help her meet the I want to hear It tho child to got down and MammaWill shojv yon said fthe poor in ft terror ot Imving the child crossed iu its last while yet all hor sonl was press ing o ose to help and sustain tho little one 11 tho supremo In that Instant Maro spoke There It hi fiveoclock Tho Tblmo is hor directly is indebted primarily for that form of artistic perception which makes pottery in Various shapes so important o feature of contemporary There can bo no dispute as to tho person to whom this tribute should be for wo rqad follows in Maoaulay Mary Williams of course had acquired at tho tasto for tho porcelain of nnd amused herself by forming at Hampton a vast collection of hideous images and of vases on which Toridgos and mandarins were depicted in out rageous defiance of all laws of perspec Tho frivolous ami in elegant It must bo which wns thus set by the Queen spread fast and In a few almost ovory house in kingdom contained a museum of these grotesque Even statesmen nnd Generals were not ashamed to be renowned as judges of teapots aud dragons and satirists long continued to repent that a fine lady valued hor mottled green pottery quite as much as she valued her and much more valued hor hus This extract is very Interesting for two In the first place it ex plains that the pottery orazo is a con tagion imported by the In the second place it shows prevalent as was the infection courtly circles in England near tho close ot tho seven teenth It had so completely died out there by tho year 1849 that as the f robust guest at tho Queens palace and at Upland House would have seen any existing manifestations of not hesitatet designate as frivolous and Inele the love for old pottery which ifostod by a Quoou so nmoh as hedid recently at wns a lifty years Ho has a son twentyfour years Sny dor was a fortytwo years Sho has a twcntyono years tho married Snyders Smiths son married old daughter of Spotted a ungainly young woman of is studying in tho Government School for Indians at Carlisle She has lately married the halfbreed interpreter employed at and when sent to do some scrubbing tho other day her lordly husband His wifo was royal ho re marked daughter of n ho wanted her to learn only what tho white Indies world wants more sunshine in its For ton thousand of tho achos aud and irritations of men and wo recommend sun It soothes bettor than It is tho best for a Flor ence Nightingale used it on the Crimean Take it into oil the on board all tho by all tho sick Not a vial not a cup but a soul It is good for for liver for for for failing for and is tho way a restaurantkeeper in was taken in and done for a few days ago A stranger came in and ordered a cup of tendering a twodollar noto in He was handed a onedollar bill and ninety cents silver in The dollarbill he put in his pookot placing ton cents with the ninety I dont like to carry loose silver just dollar for thati vThe clerk took a dollar but and shoved it toward tlio quick ly placing the which ho still held his ou with said Better give me a twodol lar noto for By this time the clerk was somewhat and tho playing Uio game boldly he vory naturally handed out two dollars with out and draw back tho dollar In change and dollar the swindler pocketing tho twodollar bill nnd walk ing When tho clerk came to think the matter ovor he found he was out just ninety cents on the Arkansas Methodist Confer ence Northern reports members and 491 81 local preach nnd 89 churches valued at tho first year of his incum boncy of tho See of Bishop Lightfoot held 41 con firming no less than of whom were Uoraan Catholic clergy in Franco in in in The Protestant ministers and the Jewish Rnbbis number about rThe Methodist Conference in North recently reported members and The accessions the past year were Thoro are 182 with 788 thoro being on increase of 475 Gorman the Von is nUrnctinginuch attention by his cvivngclistieserviccs in where ho is laboring among Gorman He lately preached for and told tho story of his conversion from Evangctieal Messenger is exact ing in respect to tho It says The people who go to hoar a sermon without a preparation to hoar are but little less guilty of wrong than the minister who enters tho pulpit to preach without Texas tho Presbyterian women are as tho now book of disci pline provides that nothing shall be called nn offense or admitted as an ac cusation which cannot be proved to bo such from tho ns interpreted in tho standards of tho Evening adoption by nColvinistic Meth odist Church in of the Anglican liturgy has caused a great commotion in tho Many approve tho but tho majority op My darling littlo baby Im going to writo nletter To you If youll bo sure to gcnd mo ono thats nrstof Ill lull thin ono to bffStri I 1 I bad you hero this vory UlcMed Id hug anil kiss ilnnoo you and dnnco you Im And toss you high up to tbo nnd got your eyes nliUnkliix Id toll you nil nbutit the pig thnt hnd tbobroad And tlio ono Ibrtt Oh glvo mo noinel How you would Inugh nnd sput ter Id toll you of u worthy thoy called hor Mother Who wont to got hor dog a nnd found nn empty cupboard And tho story truo of tho Hoy In ovory baby knows And tho cow In tho nnd tho looting nnd the littlo boy that blows Of littlo no 1ecp who lost hor nud didnt know whore to llndcm And how tho cheep onmo homo nt and brought their lulls behind cm Of tho woman In a shoo who lived ot tho tnrco luckless klltcns Who lost ono do you all their precious And thon I would n talo of woeful Some ruts that oh long In nn olrt Germnn olty Thoy flllod tho nnd up nnd down thoy raced with fearful And killed tho raging sent tho people Id tell you how tho Lady Moon comes down at and lingers Among the pretty with caress Ing lingers And how the stars ono by when shadows dark hre And watch nnd twlnklo round tbo moon whllo baby Phil Is sleeping And If a tired head should and fal upon my bosom With sunny and tlntod cheek ns fair ns any blossom Id tako twn dimpled hands In and oros cuch palm with And whisper with my low Whn babe so swoot as this Is HOW UNCLE TOM KAN poso while outsiders predict that which was tho last to leave tho will bo tho lirstto return to Prussian Minister of Public Worship in tho course of o debate in tlio Prussian that a compromise between tho State nnd tho Vatican could bo effected only on tho basis of existing Prussian Dispute ovor principles must and more attention bo given to report of tho Protestant Epis copal Church of Maine for tho last year A TUUE It was a rainy and my six yearold nephew and 1 were setting on the rug in front of the Frank wa stretched out full length ou the soft white in my own partioula sat awaiting tho re quest for a which I kno would bo very sure to come sooner o Make it a real truo h at planting his chiu ou hi brown and gazing straight int tho burning When your Uncle Tom and I wer began we wet over such good friends and although am eight years older than we were always My pleasure was nev er real unless Tom shared Taf fy was not nor even my peanuts good unless Tom had some half my goodies wore always saved for But Toms temper sometimes got tho better of and when provoked wait a littlo and you shall sec what happened to your big Uncle Tom for letting his temper run away with One rainy one liko sat looking out the window at a poor little meadow lark that stood shivering and wet on tho edge of tho I soon called Tom to loQk but when I turned to see if he was and not knowing he was so near 1 accidentally struck him inthe face with my awkward growled Tom nnd I received a blow from his strong little list which I am sorry to pny was not Mother had just como and sho sow tlio whole Sho mado Tom sit nlono on a away from tho window and tho till ho should grow goodnatured But Toiu wns not to bo soothed in any such for ho was really old thing ho muttered again between his I just wont stay in tho house with such a girl Ill run so I Ill rim away ho added in a louder intending to nttraotmy attention hink how I loved nnd how lone V it was without and how dreary must bo But another hour had ticked IU ow way around the clock before wo card those steps on the porch hen tho bell rang as his time I wont with mother to the Tom was His was frowsy bsir nnd his hands purple with cold ut in a plucky voice ho addressed mother 1 Please tell me the price of a night B edging in B I gave a man fifty cents yesterday hot bought him both bed and Will you take me in here I can pay And he oolly showeS mother hhi handful of No mother replied wo dont take n tramps Perhaps they would at Niohols across the snid his littlo lips you Mothers lips Thats n vory strange thing for a strange man to say to What do you sir And sheshut thedoor in joor Toms oh I broke in Frank how could sho do it how could auntie it was just moaner how mean it wacs But by the time mother had gotten back into the and into her looking so I begah to un derstand that sho was giving her darling boy a she nearly broke my heart as well as Toms and her own La doing Eight oclock and with it fal came Toms step on the Ho rang the but it only tinkled This time we all sprang to meet mother leading us and opening the Would you sobbed tired would you let me come in and warm my poor little hands I I am so sorry In a in a Tom was folded in mothers re we were all was Franks com I think Uncle Tom was lust a brieh emphasizing the lost word with a thump of his clenched fist on the white fur I think mother was the brick as you At least all sho over after that had to do to disperse Toms tcm was to say Does my littlo boy wish to be taken at his word in Eph Takes a Whirl with tlio I tolo dat coon Id fotoh said as ho oivmo out of a Justices What is tho Ephr asked felt luwvf indefinable ie hlngs it was M though all weight I eon dropped out of nor being and vivs to iu y slipped turn Dar anmt onuy it am all Boon having alaw suit1 I thought you woro too much of a philosopher to go to replied when It amnt safe to faoo a an dors times agin when bleoged Isobweccedtogo dotlsobm tryin fonh tree yeahs to kleot de six bits dat dat no aoopunt Ju lius Johnsingwas owin to I put upvid his promises and bis but whenhe gitt to glbwi Up an Say Ibot tah uusfe do count up so it could stau awhile Ijts round1 an iftwyah qay hV tyke fle gasp lw K How long Jn f utnra 1 the work ot oplleoUng oMpol again boowsiderod frlvolpws and to elogftUtP As we have not reaofcedtthe time wlien monkeys adora tion pf the the decline of the n TW V toy five dolls Ta hinvlie had It for half w Idbe powahfnl to you moan qaseaiu badw cost shows that thoro has boon an actual loss in The whole number of communicants reported in 1878 was in 1879 tho whole number is In four years tho gain has boon less than one the whole num ber reported in 1875 having been museum of Methodist antiquities has boon opened in Wesloyon Centenary Tho museum begins with several valuable collections of lot Among tho letters are hundreds epistles written by tho the and other early There are also collections of curiosities gathered in mission Church of tho Now Jerusalem has 111 churches and preachingplaces in tho United States and 6 iu Tho churches in this country nro torod over twentylive Thoy are most numerous in whore there are In Ohio there are in Pennsylvania In Illinois and in New York Thoro oro 4 in 8 Jn Philadelphia and 1 in Churchman speaks of Lent and its uses as follows Some of our Pres byterian friends are coming to see that Lent has some vory important especially in view of the way in which tho churches in tho city are becoming demoralized in consequence of the rush and tho huvry of tho to bo fol lowed by tho summer Tho Van for writing to the is for thankful for the temporary barrier which tho return of this season sets up against tho tide of for opportunity it presents to bring our ohurohos for a time under tho steady iulhwnoe of tho and to press homo tho claims of Christs kingdom upon the careless and Tho editor agrees also that tho season of Lout as observed by the Episcopal is a breakwater against tho tide of worldlinoss that is coming In liko a Van Dyke Is going to revive tho oldfashioned pro traotod at which soiyo of tho most noted ministers in Brooklyn will toko part in the Deadening Noises of To those who carry on any opera tions requiring or tho from the Work shop will be n groat Uubber cushions under the logs of tho woiH Chambers1 Journal de scribes a factory where the hammering of mty coppersmiths was scarcely audi ble In the room their benches haying under each leg a Kegs of sand or sawdust applied In the A fewinches of sand or sawdust is first poured Into each on this Is lojd a or block upon which the and around tho leg and block is bowed Dun dry sand or BftWdusU NotOnly all vibration and shook are prevented an ordinary so may bo tl 1 t MM sin on Kun and thinking to frighten Whats thatP said away from and tonight and 1 am going right off if Jon dont say shos Very said looking at and seeing no signs of repent ance in my You know I allow no ono in my house tell a so I suppose I must say goodby to Tom Up stairs to his room directly over head wont tho angry Wo hoard him shako his longsaved pennies out of his tin hoard him pull out bu roau aud then all was till master yet tramped down the Ho said goodby to nil the family except nnd started out in tho rain and I shall never forget how forlorn tho follow looked as ho walked down tho path from tho house to tho An Immense old and ho tried to hold over him with one while in the other ho hold a contain ing his best suit of clean shirt mirl liia liar lul A Boys Mfny to Every boy wishes to be successful nnd ho thinks if he only could find a sure road to success in any undertak he would not hesitate to enter It is tho fear of failure at tho last that keeps many from pushing There are threo qualities that will insure success in auy walk in integrity and industry and at first it may scorn as if the first of these must bo a gift and cannot bo you will find it is a fact that every boy has if ho only finds out in which lino of study or action it Ability is the power of doing a thing A boy should lenrn early that ho cannot have ability in everything that few boys have a groat deal of gen eral Tho first rule should bo that whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing A boy who does his in whatever ho undertakes will soon find in what direction his efforts moot with most marked success having discovered let him bend all his energies in that particular branch of study or Better be a firstclass carpenter than a fourth rate lawyer a good machinist than a poor But many boys cannot judge of their own nnd the who should study his sons peculiar temper ament and gives them littlo Dont give it up bo on the watch to make a good choose your asso ciates among those who aim not as to money or social but us to learning and earnest Christian A boy should have at least ono several years his who can guide him to a choice of what branch of work or study to set his best efforts Ho will by earnest endeavor gain but lot him guard well his in This is more than truthful ness it is A boy of integrity is like a staunch ship sailing through the ocean tho waves may sway her from side to but she remains whole nnd make up your minds to bo If you havu say so to nnd By Gods Ill stop short from this I must earn an honorable nnd I at whatever cost to bo true let no temptation spring a leak ia your about A boy with good ability and even if he is rather lazy and and his No overcoat bad no and only aix old straw hat which ho had pulled down ovor his Bang wont tho front door after Oooo roared tho wind as It fol lowed him Splash came down tho rnln through his worn umbrella and oven tho tall cypress trees swayed tholr dripping tops ovor tho path as he ns though they would send down an extra shower on poor Toms Soou it grow But uo Torn ro Of none of us thought he would really go Wo supposed tho hottest of tempers would soon have cooled in thnt nights An hour POOR Tom I Its all my every bit of it and although I was fourteen yonrs old and considered myself quite a I began to But muoh to my joy I hoard Toms stop on tho I was about to rush out to moot him whou my mother stopped said That minute tho door boll it wns not Tom at I Mother wont to the and there indeed was Lifting his hat to hor in tho most distantly ho said Good Will you have tlio goodness to tell me tho shortest way to B f Wo were then living at In the and wns the nearest railroad mother said take the first roftd to the B three miles from Urn came answer from Toms proud lips but moist eyes said Im so Belifted luvt ontfo more and walkodoalmly down the oft the1 steps into the dark garden nud among moaning cypress t got but what opportunities are lost for usefulness remember that tho most successful men hove boon the most It is easy to point out some rich men aud Ho began as a poor but he worked year in and year Ono word about this Dont lot it bo simply being industrious to be Aim higher than Store your mind with gleanings from the bist writers cultivate a tasto for nnd lot tho success at which you aim bo tho approval of a good Kiohos are not to bo but it is only when thoy are united to learning religion that thoy are to bo I wish boys would realise more that every littlo evout of their boyhood Is shaping their futurei Tho boy who is more anxious to understand perfectly what ho learns than to appear to make groat who cares more for acquiring knowledge than to aliino as a will be a man of more ability and integrity than ono who cares for mere surface tiaptiiit Weekly f A Letter Frein Tho Boston Hcrohl prints a letter from Charles the Pooasset from tho insane asylum tvt in which he says You will in tv short that I have more friends than I appear to in all parts of tho country knowing as I do the Inevitable laws of truth wul bring to tbo same level and thevo many and seekers after in this world of I pre f or to wait allow somebody than mysqlf to speak in my You wlU find ibid to be the result then hoSv much bettor I shall feel than I I sought to justify myself continually or was thvustiug myaelf wwb ypfttokaow w tf my own tagtliaVI believe and twow that I know boftf Awl that mver wae could gather to Supper WM IprgpttgMtwe all I L and a lU ol and very no   

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