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   Globe, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1877, Atchison, Kansas                                GLOBE. A Daily Evening Poster Devoted to Cab and Gossip, and Paid Locals, PRICE, TWO CENTS. N, KS, DECEMBER 28, 1877. VOL. l.NO.S.' 75 sets of Ladies' and Children's Fur? j at cost. 20 Children's Cloaks at cost. j 50 Ladies' Clunks at reduced price'. 65 Pieces Dress Goods at Cost. 6O Pieces Canton Flannel, at Cost. -AT- H.M. Clancy Go's No. 411 Commercial St., 1 ATCHISON, KANSAS, --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------______ j That Infidel Letter. I FOURTH EDITION. Globe's" Regular hor- eign Budget of Specials. Arabs and Bedouins. We have been severely reprimanded by certain good people for allowing fidel's'' letter to appear in these col- umns, and we hasten to explain that if people were not desiron.- of reading just such bold declarations, ;he objec- tionable letter would never have ap- peared. While we arc not an infidel onr.-elf. we have no particular contempt lor a man that is. for if we have read it aright, the constitution of the United States guarantees to every man the boo" of h'tically or religious- ly just a- nc pleases. Believing, as we do. that any infidel argument can be -uceessfully met, we consider it a petty display of intolerance to brow-beat un- belie'versinto silence, for if their argu- ments arc not met in public, they will not be met around bar-room stoves and olliee desk-. There a beaten track in journalism that we wish to avoid. Take up a doz- en dilierent papers from a- many differ- ent quarters of the globe, and the simi- larity i? striking. There is a column or two of telegraph, compiled by the -ame man there is a column or two of local, speaking of the weather, what tine drinks a certain dealer set-- up. what an elegani. ac.rre.-s .somebody i-. and a good fellow a man is who has jn-t regi-tered at the leading hotel: a column or two of editorial respecting the currency. Congress, politic-, for- eign relations, and obituaries of great men, which i-given out daily (or week- ly, its die case may be.) to a public that has long .-ince cxpre-.-ed it.- contempt for pro-y. sleepy papers. is never mentioned in these journal.-, i-ept to relate that the good boy always goes to heaven, and the bad boy to hell. They haven't got the moral comvgc to boldly declare, what i< a notoriou- fact, tiiat the good boy frequently turn.- out bad. and the bad boy good. Our experience ha- been that a news- paper very much resembles an individ- ha- its faults and bad influences, and should be received with the same grain of charity. Therefore, if an indi- vidual i- allowed to di.-cti-s religion, why not accord the newspaper the same privilege? We had much rather an infidel preach in a newspaper where all alike can judge of hi- ideas, than to see him sow his bis bad seed where good inlliiences i-.nu.ot reach it. not knowing of it.- existence. We have always been on the side of religion more because we believe it to be the best, way than because we proved it theoretically true. We have in our minds-eye a young man who commenced life very much as we did. except that he was not given to world- ly follies, and whose daily walk and conversation was the admiration of all church .deacons. While we spent our evenings in having a "good lie spent his in reading and study. He be- came thorough where we had only a smattering; he hail better health, felt better, and now that we think of the matter candidry. we believe that he had a much better time than we did. More than this, lie .-avcd his money, and is now cashier in one of the best banks of a neighboring State. We believe him to be one of the be-t Christians we ever j knew, as well as one of the be-t fellows, i TUp and we honestly admire, and respect his religion. On the other hand, we have never known infidelity to accomplish anything but evil for a man. It makes him a rabid cynic, for one thing, and he grad- ually, in pure opposition to the bible, sets up a code of moral.- of his own. and thus tails to practice some very beautiful les-on-and precepts from eon-; Queen Victoria about to Abdicate trarincss. While we have no contempt for an unbeliever, neither have we admiration. The best and truest men he have ever known were either professed Christians, or practiced a great many of the Chris- tian graces on tne sly. and we shall al- ways give Christianity credit for that. We have never known infidelity to make a man generally respected and tru-ted j in a community, but we have known Christianity to do it in a great many in- stances. 'Old Reliables." Nowadays, all an old institution to do to strike terror to a new rival, is tack to in name -OKI Reliable." The "Old Reliable" may be one oHhe most unreliable of concern-, but by urtue of its antiquity, it monotonou-ly w hints "Old Reliable.'' The la-t quarter of a century ha-; demonstrated that, how- i j ever old many of ihe-o institution.- are, Fierce Battle Between thel "'liable as their frantic Favor of the Marquis of Lome. The Erratic French Revolt Against the Dictatorship of Grant. Sanguinary Encounter Between the Turks and Mohamedans. ha- ju.-t been recohedat Foil Smith. Ark., of a terrible tragedy which occurred at Weldron, county -eat of Scott county, one week ago. It that Walter Maloue caught in the act of beating hi-young and beautiful wife by the girl's lather, who. in en- deavoring lo protect hi- child, was shot The Mexican Army Advancing to- ward Washington on Jackasses. Tilden and His Kentucki- ans not yet in Sight of the Capital. by Bob Ingersoll.- _____________ j He and Beecher Form a Partner- ship and Will Publish a. Re- ligious Paper. The Usual Batch of Murders, Bui- cides and Incendiaries. Other Mighty Interesting Miscel- lany. dead by the infuriated hu-band. o add to the -en-ational feature- of the j The New York Observer Purchased tragedy, it may be staled that -Ja- lone only sixteen year- of age. and a- .-lie, is about lo be confined, it i-feared that the whipping and excitement j ed by the death of her tat her. combined, may lead to fatal emi-pquenco-. -An in- tcn-e feeling of indignation prevails in the county, and Malone. who lm< been arre-ted. may be lynched, lli- victim wa- a well-to-do and highly re- spected citizen. -learner ITarlan arrived at on the with three companies of ['dited Stale.-troop- faun New Orlean-. which were di-embarked and reached the city by railroad the same evening. They are the lir.-t of the additional force recently ordered to the Rio Grande, and arc regarded a- an evidence that the power of the ment is to be more effectually enforced on this frontier in future. The, lower Rio Grande ha- been remarkably quiet for-event! months past. In fact since the raid on the "Rio Grande City Jail, four months ago. there has been no depredation ot any kind worthy of men- tion, President, Secretary Evarts and Secretary McCrary were in cont'cr- encon the on the situation at San Klixario. the latest otiieial di-patehcs re- ceived ing the q IK-SI ion apha-e w Inch not anticipated, and which the Etc., Etc., Etc. Government has no de-ire, lobe respon- sible for. The were some- what, canf'ubcd. but sufficient was galh- cre'1 from them to.show that after the United States forces, acting under or- ders, had as.-i.-ted the Sherin'in the exe- cution of writs again-l the ringleaders in the recent disturbances, killing two temperance movement in Jcf- fer-on City is headed by a local editor. Payne, of Fleming county, Kentucky, commits stiieide. Heaton, of Chicago, walk- up a -fairway and tumbles over dead. hell que.-tion -cein- ro have j taken hold of the. New York pulpits. Chicago baby show turned out to be mi outrageous fraud and swindle. in York. Wednesday, opened at 102 3-1. and clo-cd at 102 7-8. numbers of distinguished parties are being linked in love all over the country. weather indications for yester- day were falling barometer, warmer, anil clear or partly cloudy. heavy snow-storm ha.-s prevailed of the mob and arresting the balance, at I the Lake since tirst for -ix weeks. .Shipments that a- soon as soon a- turned over to i the State authorities, two of the party '_'; from the mines are checked, and the were taken out and killed, cd that they were lynched. Union Pacific trains use snow-plows. it i- in fen- temporary blockade is feared. j oilicial dispatches if. state as-cverations would luue us believe. What a sad calamity it would lie to the country were Young America in- timidated by the cry of "I'Id .Reliable." There would be very little competition in monetary, commercial or political affairs. The old banking and nu n-un- tile houses would have it all their own way. and there would never be a in our public oliiees. Had A. T. Stew- art been discouraged when old dry goods merchants -creamed "Old Fa-lia- ble" at him, he would never have at- tained the proud reputation of being the merchant prince of the world. Had Yamlerbilt listened to it, he would nev- er have left behind him. Had Horace heeded ithc would neve- have founded the Had not Story ignored it, he would never have started the Chicago Had Grant paid any attention toil, lie would never have divided honors with old Winlield Scott. Had been in- timidated by it. he would never have con-entcd to run against the "Old Re- liable'' of Gra mercy Park. Had Na- poleon 1. listened to the cry, he would never have dethroned "Old Reliable'' royalty and established impeiiali-m in it-stead. And finally, had the GI.OBK i not been a fool-hardy -prite. it would never have bad the temerity to -tart right up under (he vine and tig tree of the "Old Reliable" Had Colonel John A. Martin been content to hammer-up long primer at a thousand. would never hau; owned and operated the leading paper of Kan-a-; had 0. X. Rcgnier heeded the cry of -Oh! he would not own his present palatial quarters, and he able to afford three meals a day; had A. B. Symms heeded I it, he would -till be in Doniphan wait- ing for the river to open W. P.. Howe would slill be boiling hi-; -olitarv vat at night in-tead of running two of hand-; the lletherington's would not occupy their splendid corner; Kel- sey Simp.-on and .Maibourg wfuiikl still be doing a penny business L. W. Towne would still be filling the po-ition of fireman Mayoi Downs would have been -i1- poor .Job's turkey; and 
                            

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