Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - February 2, 1871, Albert Lea, Minnesota FREEBORN mm STANDARD, PVlil.lSlIKO KVTRY TKURSllMT. Terms, Per Year, In Advance, S'2.00. I! OV _ 1 w I 2 w nf" Ii in 1 y 1 inch 1.00 2 iiu-h j inch i 4 iiuh .'iO 1..-.0 G.OO 0 00 lOOOllfl.OO 1'i.Od 20 00 le-.OO'-J.j.OO 50.00 inch i 400', col. T.OOt 14.00 col. S.-'jO 12.00'22.00 I col. 110 00, K1. 00 IS (XV 30.00 uO.OO The following, in addition to Ihe nboMj, will bo strictly adhered to: cnv.ls of live lines or less will ho iiifcrted nt per j car extia for e.'ich nd.lition.il line. Local notices, ton touts per line f-ir tlie first inset lion, and five line for each additional insertion none taken under titty cents. Kditoiinl no'ir-s. by u'ith .-i vii-u to sis, cents pei- line. Religious and c'uiritable noticos. also uoiu'o- of ina-r and detitns, u ill lie 111- ihou' ail Ci 01 lime it i iseuu'iits w'M Ii eh i j! 1 cents per L- loi r'ie fir.'-t inscttion, MM 1 '.7'. per Hiju.ie for each addilionul nisei turn. Anilines-1 in mlvcitiso- monts nic r-Ofriir lod as account nidi- tor the mill ss hero is :in ei-inent to cha i t iie s inn1 to auotlu r party. Tniii.-iunt .idviM-tiscments must be piiid lor iu iiMvaneo legal when the atliil.-n it of jiublit-ation isgiMn and all others quar- terly. Arrivals and Departures of Mails at Albert Lea. Departs at 12 M. A ri ives daily at 3 M. W KSTKRN. Departs daily at r. .M. Arrives daily nt 12 M. sot THEtlN. Albert Lea find Forest City Wednesday and Saturday at (i A. M. Ar- rives Tuesday aad Piidny at 0 M. Albert Leu-ind Sat- urday M 1- M. Departs Saturday at 1 i-. M. .NOKI'IIWKSIKUN. Albert Lea and i-'i eelxirn. Mon- day, and Ki iduy at p. M. sumo a at M. Albert Leu and Departs Salitr- d ly ,u 7 A. M. Ariivef Friday at i> M. NORTHERS. Albert Lea nnd Mon (lay und Thur-dity nt 7 M. Ari BS Tues- day and Friday al L> M. Otlico hours, 8 to 12 M., and 1 to 8 P.M. btar Lodge, No. 2G, A. F. (i A. .M has regular com- munication? at Albeit Le.i on the second and fourth U'ednes s ol'eaeli month. 11.'D. IJUOV.N. M. A. G. WEDCK, Sec. Time 'tables. aUCTHliHX MINNESOTA KAILKOAD. Going West. Going East, Winnebngo .11- p. m. dep.xrt a. m. Wells depart Tip. in. arr'iYO a. m. Mden do p. in. a.m. Al Lea ui. p.m. Oakland" p. in. p. m. Ramsey p m. m. t'rosse 8.10a.m. arrive p m. Connects at Ln Crosse with s-tenmbo.-iis for all poiut- on tin- upper ami lower Mid- si ssippi i iv i-i-: ulso with ti aiuh on the Mil- iiikr-e and St. I'unl IJailway to and from MilwaiiKue, -aid tlie I'.nst At Fountain, stasis tor fhaifiold un I Pi esf on. V: Knms -v. I rain" on the Mih-.nu- 1 ee ind Si 1'iiul I'.ailw.ij, to and from St r-uil. MnuU-ito, SI. I'etui Di.h.t'i Si 'ouil. a-id Mcltrcgoi. Uliu- il.ii ill I it Fail mount, and Jack-on. CL.AKK. TIIOM I'SOX. tU-neral Manager. .1. ii. (iMiOVSH. Siipcrinti'iidcnt. MUjU ACKKi: i. ST. I'.U'L RAILWAY. i' .ill.-mi (hi- Milwaukee and S. It.i'lriM I ..i i ive and dep.ut daily. pti-d, us tnllnivs; OOIM, WKST. Depart. M. McGregor M. Kiiiaiev v. Austin P.M. St. r.-iul r. M. UaiiKey 2: IS f. It. u im-ey. 1 0-s p M. St. V.ml M. i 1 US p (irecnr 7 JO p. M. Austin P. M. V.'INONA AND ST. 1'ia'KR RAILWAY. VOLUME 10. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, FEBUARY 2, 1871. NUMBER 43. V JLaitft .tgnts. AC. WEOuK. ATTORNEY AT LAW, Lain! Collecting Agent, Albert Lea, Minn. Office in I'nioii IMoek over (lie Drug Store of Wedge ISlackiner. Has a and the only, abstract of title to all Ian Is in Freeborn County. Abstracts iurnislied certified to as required by l.nv and perfected upon reasonable tciin1-. A. LOVELY, A T II X K V A T L A W Olhco nt the Com t House. ALUl'.UT MINN. A TVliKH, Attorney1- at N'ntaries Public, Coal Kstalo anil I'ollvi.on Agents. C'O'X'.'KVA.XCL.Vff of all kiniK at cnr.i'oly done, acknouledg- uienr-- iS.c. 'I'lt'.es Lands bought and M'ld. [i.vy t icnlai atten- t ion to Coi nor Cldik mul Nuwtou Si. Lea. E. C. Si -i, A. M. TYIIKII. JKUIMOUICK. I'OCIIUANK, JLa Crosse EstablislieU 1858.' T HOG AN, WHOLESALE Ci ROGER and COMMISSION MERCHANT. General Agent for the different 1'owdor Manufacturers. Ely's Single and Douole Watw-troof Cups Patent Shot, fee., llogan's Front Street, La Crosse. Wis C10LTON WIIKLI'LEY, De.-iloi s in BOOKS AND STATIONERY, No. 10 Main i Wip. Agency for Sclioid Books, Siniili's Amer- ican (Jrgans, I'mnic's AiiK'iican ('rouios, Sen'ing and Lnnih's Knilt'iig Miicliiiu1" 37v' W Xlwtels. ESTKRN HOME. H. L. Ilohinson, Proprietor, ALBERT LEA, M1NNKSOTA. Eonrders, by tlic day or week, nci'ommo- diiteii. TBAVKLERR KXTERTAISKD. Stngcu I'or nil points stop nt the door. JDruggists. THE GOOD" TIME COMJSG f'hnthnm ft reel, J. A. 31. FIJ'X'K. Stages leiivo this House ilnilj for nil points. flood stabling uml attentive hostleri-. (7 IS AT LAST, about that reliiled hi DRUG STOKE r f recci rod d li.ll stock ANU AND At a'il Public, litoadu.iy, Albeit Lea, Minnesota. '.I 24 tt hole- JL AND C'OLI.ECTIXG AGENT. Ifouie-ffenda at iny oflice. Lato plats kept on hand Information by letter or otherwise, furnished, gratis. represent first-cla'-s Fire, Life, and Insurance Companion. J niCKFOUD, Would call the attention of the public to In-- facilities for I5LACKSMITIUNO HOUSE -SHOBING, Work done clionp, espoditiously, and in tlie ino-l manner. Give him a call. Shop south of the Harrington near Sprinj: Lake. ALlilMlT I.K MINN. OX AND COW 15KLL >Vo keep on hnnd roailv-minlo tor will ina-lvO to Older) bells of all e aKo in connection u a black- smith anil will do all kinds of bhick- ytnii Ii 1112: in a manner unexcelled. Paiticu- Inr attention to hor--e-s-hoeinK. Sat- iru'U-anteed. Shop, corner ot'Clark and W a'-luiigton streets, Alert Lea, Minn- UTIlfU M THKiG, ALLlKN, MINX. K inon.i 0 A v Jt "st 2 atonna 1 x M St. 1 G. It. SCHLKCDKK, Dealer in CLOCKS JEWELRY- I A cMmpU'ip ii ml well stock kept const on hand, consisting ot fiist-elnss .Ii w "h V, .itcln s, 1'lated W.ire, Al- Uiii n I-1 -li Taekle, Cut- ICM i- Notions, Cheap as the 1 Repairing pioniptly done; all u o! k 11 i anted. lirrmlway, Albert Lea, Minn. 8-23tf MESSRS, II, ABBOTT SON, Would call attention to their new and choice- just received AT No. t. CKNTRAL BLOCK, Owakmnn, liiuh tire SELL -_ __ irg off rapidly. Tt comprise.s n full line if .msr.Lin. CLOCKS, FINE SL'KCT IHUU CAGES, FANS, WILLOW 1 prices w Inch are CHEAP ci than ihe eheap'-M. e sell FOR C 't and are determined to be undersold by no and are prepared to warrant cry ar- i ticle as represented or money refunded. OKDON .V LANG DON, 'ale in Kureign and Domestic WINKS, JJQCOIIS, BOTTLF.l) ALE, PO11TEH. No. 4, Front Street, La Crossc, -ft Wia. Fancy Goods Clf PAINT? O XE 1'KICK CASH STOKE. CUTLElt. G R E E N W O O D Dealers in Dry Goods, Clothing, Yankee Notions, FarnanrH Block, ,Strcct, t hi ec dooi s west of Post Office, La Crosse, Wie. C1TV STEAM 1UKBRV, GL'XCKSKUL CO., Front Street, La Crosse, AYis. All kinds of Bread, Cakes, am! at wholesale and rclail. 3Tvl T IIANSCOM, Jobber and Dealei ii BOOTS. SJ.IOES, HATS. CAPS. L.VLIES' I1015KS, 13TCK GOODS. t'i.C At C'hicajio Prices. Corner Main and Third Scs LACROSSE, WIS. OILS, YARN! SIT. INI BS. A. M. TYBEB, heving jnat re- turned trom Ihe Kast willi tlic lurjtest and he.st assorted Klock of .Millinery and Fancy floods ever offered in this market, consisting of HATS, JON NETS, RIUr.ONS, SILKS, DYE STTFFS. STATIONERY, FLOWKKS. 1'K L U'KS, KH COUSKTS, HANDKKIU.'IIIKI' JIOSIKltY. Which he will S'-ll for cash 01 ready pay as I lln.Vl' as the lie would pru-lirnlarly call tbe attention of fai'ineis to hi." large and Pne stock "f Lni'il, nut! Machine Oil at Si 00 A. Thousand-Dollar Bill. Away back in the State of New i'orfc lived a Dutch farmer, well-to-do in the world who always kept about him a thousand-dollar bill. With this in liis-- pocket and a shabby coat upon riisjjack he prided himself on playinfr tricks with strangere', particularly such country merchants us recently commenced business in the neighborhood, iiud wrro not acquainted with pi-cuninvy cir- cumstanec-f-. As an instimfc of tliis kind, he went I f-bc firiu-r of In r j lately to a mercliant. with his coat all nut into tli in his toi-s sticking nut through his bhocs. hat without a irown. nrd his beard a t'nrtuiulit old. nnd ordered a -few dollars' worth of ".ood-f Tho merchant hturc-d at him but ufe there was no great hazard in out the articles Tor him. none of whicii were to be cut. he executed tlie command When tho were re.idy. the mcr- chant s'ared still more to hear his- i vy looking uuhtuiuer ask him to charge them. Charge them exclaimed the man of Dicrchandi.se; ha! ha! we're not in the habit of charging our goods to eve- rybody. We keep a sharp lookout i'or breakers." Won't you charge "em den Not to you. I thank you. You must have a better cout upon your baC'k to expect to get credit from us." iJen. if you won't charge con- tinued the Dutchman with great mod- Oration, I must dry an' pay for 'em down, if so be supposin' 1 can muster money enough." Then, taking a thousand-dollar bill from his pocket, he extended it to the f-ice, to go. Nicodowus W.IK bound on busi- ness business which a woman could not ho Inf'tily cxphiinud to her. Ro. af'for watching her lord ;md master out June wont a woman could nn- hcr dcrsland. with a niotT} twinkle in bright black oyrs At 4 I'. II. Xiondi'inus returned liome with _} aznin. lodkiriu fjiiitf1 :is iniporttint ab f'orc. Ho tiptoed along through tho house, iJefs.py J.uie hmg liiiu from tin- -while, lie d A fi.iuran1 smell of Miioki tff ijn'-'i odor of burning tc.rn coli.s Valalism 1 Baptist Minister, living on the Iron tier pt- was in the ha hie of saying to his family and church Friends yori heed' nor any extra rare of 'tlid' m niient of your death was -wKt Before the f.Mind.iti'on of the world, and you cinn it alter it." wife observed when he left on- Saturday U, meet otto of hiw frontier en- gagements, that lie dressed flint, of his rifle with unusual care, put fn iJrv powdar, frerth tow, ond pains-to make sure tliat the gun would go in we he should meet an, In-dian. It struck her one day a? she saw him in flip siddlo. with 'his line on IMH hhonlder. that bis rowluet eontradJeted his teiifhiivrs. phe s-iid to him: .My you, take this rifle in If it was writ' b-'fore fi'iind ilii'u of ih" world that you was to lie killed during this trip by an Indian. 'biil rifle v.'jn't prevent it; and if yott ,u t n .t kilk-d. of course tho rifle D why take it with gradually miring codi'inns tun ml dcad'y pale forward to find a .in- and (-mouldering in the ash hou.-e, ham fir (wo eovrcd hanging pl.icidly then-. 'J ho yil crave brought Uetscv J.itio i'loiii WUKKTKDS. lifTTONS. S IKS, CHMi.VnVS, FUIM'.KS. Also a large slock of I' f r. K W I X E S A NO L I Q L' O S irooD.s, NUIUAS, fnr purpn'e'-. Thorough and coin- pi'tun: arc in aiicnd, nice, nnd pie- will be promptly nnd l.lled in nil hours (he day or nigli' Sini-p near the I'ost Office, Albei Lea, Minn. A. rr. sTiucirr. M o- I AnalMical Chemist. to n'ud .Vicodetnti.1- b'-fore the hole d-ior. wni'jiiiif: i and woilinjr :itid tearin-r hi- hair, and utiC'rinjr yell .ifter y 11 of :ingnii-h i de-pair. i Why hlcK me! tlie. inattfr? j are you in a n't Lot nu- run i'or tin camphor pliricked I'ctM'y .Jane. Camphor JVM nie I'ling1 Brinjr poiton of gyinc Jji.-on pison pison yelled Nicodcmus franticallj'. Woman, you've ruined me Twelve thousand in government bonds did T put in that hole for safety rt week ajro. and j-ou've and burned them up to cook that cursed bacon Pison pi son pison and let me go vii ,ir. ol (h.il is !or> i1. Vnil s F :'m hodn't ho M _ F ami all eontiibutp our fillment of the dc. to 1-" sttre. hiy vr-u .ire all very right. VIM v proper view: J-ut.sop ,-_ ll-oii be !hmt, ni" -Hid his t'nie had mv rifli- 1113 wifii ir.e wbrt dear, vro U'f p'irt td'VRrd -rfos of I' p'pte He: tlio the oom- out of this dreary KLllY. inf'jrin her cutuomei that is i selling MI na Anj tiling ilesired j not found in her Hloek will be ordered uaii- i out extra e'ltirsc (Joods in hr-r line cent clieapei than any w here- c-'sc. ('.ill uiid aee. MHS.' A. TYBKR. I Alliert Lea, Minn. LOOK! LOOK! H. ANGELROTH, Dealer in And all kinils of Instruments, Also Agent for Wm. Piunos and Esly's Organs. Tonit-roy's Opera Ifotisc Block, LA _____ Tnitors. RELIABLE CLOTIIIXG llfll'SE, Hair Dressing! Done in all the Latest Styles at MRS, STAGE'S VILLIXEI SKOP, I'URLP.D ClIIfiNONS, j'.u riiu I'l.AI.V I K Physic f tuts. R'S. WEDGE CLACKMEU, PUi'SLCIAXS AND J I.UF.RT A. C. Wedge, M.D. F. A. Blacknicr, M. D. A. Office in the Union Block. II. STREET, M. D., PHYSICIAN SURGEON. Office first door south of the Tost Office. Albert Lea, Minn, E. S. GIBISrf, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, .Geneva, Minnesota. Office first door north of Post Oflice. VSK, V'JE T E 111 N A R Y S U 11G K O N, Troiits horses successfully, no matter the diseas-e Office at A. II. Street's Drug Store, Albert Lea, Minn. Instit'ttuce. FnRST-CLASSFIRK INSURANCE COM- PANIES, to-wit: The "Old Hartford" and llillllf" of Hartford, And the "iM-cui-ily and Coilti- ot'NewYorU, I'eprescute'J M Albert Lea by A. C.. WKUGE. Fire risks taken at the Imuxt nnd losses promptly against loss or damage by lightning. THE UP1 1NSIJRANCB CO., OF NEW YORK, Offers unsurpassed inducements to persona wishing to insure their lives. Tor of the different kinds of inquire of A G. WEDOK, We are .ijient- tor the celebrated vS. Mo-, i is ]'ei id-ted Spcet'tcles, foi and pi ing finalities. CU.MK LVER1150UY A.NU tfxaniine our goods, of which we have not room to iri'uu h.ilt, and shall he happy to sliou them, you BUY or not. A. U. STKEET, M. D., Having pur- chased prop- erty and cs- t a b I i s h e d himself at this place, attend to all busi- ness in the line of his pi ALL WORK WAR- KANTKl) to e complete satisfaction. TEETH EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN Ottice, nt h-ib Ding Store, near tho tost Office, Albert Loa, Miunesotn. "BROWN Maniifiicturei s uml Deulcrs in all kinds of of every iplinu. Those gentlemen bc- inp; loni; experienced in 'the business, mid inivinjr erected a large Carriage Ifouso 24x00 feet, with BLACKSMITH PAINT -SHOP attached, arc now prepared to do or WORK in their liuo. 1'arties are invited to call and examine stcok and specimens of work before elsewhere. Kepiuritig dotle drt sHort notice. Shop south nf (lie M'estern Home hotel. Albert Jlinn. l KO. DROMMEHHAUSEN, Locnl Afecnt. WAGONS. CUTTflBS, AND SLEIGHS of every description. Ropairing done to order and on the shortest notice. Shop on Clark street. Albert Leu, Minn. II O. AfALEV, Grocer airl Dealer in Green, Dried, and Canned choice brands of Cigars Tobacco, Foreign and Domestic Wines and No. 28 Bridge Street, And Dealer in all kinds of FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC I TfisJ> to inform tht people of Freeborn County that I will sell Cloths by tho yard, at COST for the noxt THIRTY DAYS. I am provided all the facilities for Cutting ami fluking GENTS' AKD GAKMKNTS will-, i ud in latest FALL nnil AVIXTER STYLES. All of 1 rlo not hesitate to HIIJ, ill be sold rheapor Hum at liny othor house in ihe County. Cull and bi-e me anil 1 will do my best tu you. In my eloth dejioj-tiucnt I liaru Kngli-li Fancy Casiiiueres, Kngliah Meltons, (Jor- man Doeskin, American Hi-aTcr, and Bronr) Cloth.1 Albeit Lou. Jan. 1871. TT HANSON Takes pi ensure in saying to liis ninitcr- ous friends and patroii-< that he hua ojiencd a first-class TAILORING establishment, on the corner of Washington and WilliniH Streets, whcro he will be ready at all times to RECEIVE to attend Latest of I i r JON ry. Cliuin-1, The hijrlu-bt price offered for XL. O E. W. SPRAGUE romoTcd to his new "tore, corner of and Main, South of hotel. He TfflJH STOCK D, XKAT'S A l-o I if merchant, with a sly leer upon and said: Will you change a thousand dollar bill Is it possible uian nf your ''What, mister, be ynu sf.trt. eh'' Did you never see a thousand-dollar biil i before A man of your t tinned the nicrch.int in astonishment. with a bill in his se.s'.s-ion I could None of voiirfwearing if ym ph-a-e tweh L-thousand dnll.ir.- mister, but-rive me mine that i n.atch tint r-ome" handy I may be off to mine i'.irm again." to your f.irui A thousand-dol- lar bill And who are you. if 1 may be- so bold Who he's I Why. don't you know your own neighbor's name My name is Fritz Van a poor farmer mil no more as one thousand acres of )a; d and dis small bill in Uiino pocket, d.it so. if you will change it and let me go. I'll thank jou.'1 "Change it Lord sir Where shall I get money of a morninir to i-hanpe a thousand-dollar "Den I can't buy liners as you can't mine 1'ttlo bill, and wmi't ini-t inf Oh F') fhat wlint 3-00 goiutf to ttll Uetf-ey June! Ain't yu ashamed "f yourself. Xiendotiiu? Ilard- Nifodeuiu- could not answer lie laid prostrato in n-ln-s and howled don't be a fu.jl ,-aiJ Betsi-y Jane, amiu ibly. "I 3011 and brother Tim conspirint: that d iv at the di'or, and i watched you to the i hole and "oon found out what you hid then1 Woman is the weaker no doubt, but she don't f: rurally put the tir.st can burn it up Here are your for (on thousand. I iiure kept two ur. hone-ty. Poor Jlejrathered him self up nut of the a.-he'-. and took his wa- DavN, talccs- ilnsncca- to s-ay to his old fiiends and jKitrons, i luit lie h.i.s opened a n ile FARTI5AVLT. KMT, HENRY LINDSAY, Proprietor. i nnd will he ready at all times to supply or- 1 der? for single or double to tlie wants of his friends. Stable near the Webber House, Albert Lea. Minn. 38 CAUTION! CAUTION! CAUTION All persons are cautioned against order- ing any kind of Evergreens or i'orcst Trees until they have sent stamp for our price lists. We sell BETTER TREES CHEAPER RATES AND _ 3V! of Tlieixx thun anybody else in America. ffSf" Our prices are less than ONE-HALF the ordi- nary Jjorgc Descriptive Catalogue, containing much valuable infor- mation, mailed for 10 cents. Address I'INNKY LAWRENCE, 412nvl Sturgeon liny. Door Co., Wis. A U USTIN MARBLE YARD. Manufacturers of and Dealers in nil kinds of MONUMENTS, 'ttti eons. TJECK FAKSHAM, Contrnctors for HOUSE BUILDING GENERAL JOINER WOKK. Shop on "Washington strert, north of Clark. Albert Lea, Minn. tTT G. KKLLAK, TJ EJ "3E" O Albert Len. Jlinn., lias the Govei'iitncut fteld not en of JTreaborn county. Office with A. G. Wedge, Union Block. D. KALL, Having oppnctf Is prepared to supply his many friends with choice cuts at (he cheapest rate. A cpnlfilete supply w ill he kept constantly on Shop on tlie 'corner of Broadway and William opposite Hall's bunk. 'Albei-t Lea, Minn. 0 32tf ACME LINEN public are respectfully invited to call and ex- nminc these useful little instruments mid be convinced of their superiority over all other methods of miwkhig clothing, bed and lablo linen, books, covtls, Circu- lars, mailed Creole any address. Fjvr- Tags, made to G. 'LOEFFLEtf. Stcneil Cuitcr, Main ,J MANTLES, FURNITURE TOPS of the best AMERICAN MARBLES, Orders from abroad, or through our agents, will meet with prompt attention. Yard and Show Rooms on south .side of Public Square. AUSTIN, MINN. L. W. MANN. Agent. Albert Lea, Minn. j- M. SDLI.IV.AN. i> o. C watonna Jflttrble Works. SULLIVAN SKARLK, Manufacturers Dealers in AM ITALIAN -MARBLE, MONUMENTS, GRAVE STONES, CEMETERY POSTS and FUR- NITURE MARBLE. All work done in the neatest and most ar- tistic manner. Orders taken for Scotch Granite Monuments, manufactured in Ab- erdeen, Scotland furnished nt. ihe low- est possible rates, on six or eight months' notice. Cedar Street, North of Public Square. OWATOIfNA, MINN. J. Van Benson, Agent. are hereby be i1 against cutting or oivrrying awny fim- from the section 25, town 108, range as I r.'ill prosecute according to Ia commit trespass Tnisl Mr A'.iL'er that I will t i th'1 annunt of a tl'.oiis'iml d'lllir- if M Vcu ui'l ii' t I tifniid to trust you. you? said the intrchitnt. urowing very coin plais.int. lla roared the Dutchman. a? loud as he could laugh you begin to haul in your horns a little, does you? Stranire what wunilors a thousand-dollar biil will work in :i iiiiin's opinion. So you will trust me now. will yuu Certainly, certainly, sir." No, I'll bo vip'd if you be I can find silver enough in pocket to pay you." As he ho haul'd ohl t-tockina; full uf jvml and another ha the nsfoiii-lnni'Dt and n opinion of the merchant, he de if so mine out i'or nn the irtcd. "Don't Jell Brtsej .Jane." And for your life, don't tell Jane Jlr. Nieodouius Harding, hnvinfr ut- tered caution in ;i hnv. earnt-pt tone of voice, alighted from a Concord watr- on in front of his own hum door. nnd stood there for a fi-w moniLiit? in a hrown study, the fisrurp of his brother-in-law and lawyer, as he drove back toward the village of W----------. whence the two men had oomc. Don't tell Betsey Jan'p Now, Betsey Jane was Mr. Nieodc- mus stiriiujr. noble soul, who made more butler nnd ehee.se, and took more eggs and fowls to the city markets, in the course of a season, thau any other woman for miles around. Strong, healthy, and hearty, she made tho house work to use her own en- ergetic expression and if Mr. Nicode- miis Harding owned his farm that day, and was well-to-do, in fact a rich man to boot, it was owing in no small meas- ure to the skill, energy, economy, and general goahoadativeni'ss of his Betsey Jane. What was it. then, that tho un- grateful man was not about to tell Bet- sey Jane It would never do, never thought Nicodenius to himself, shaking his head. She'd be wanting a now carpet, or a new silk gown, or the house all painted over, or some such nonsense. Now, the woman is the weaker vessel, and it won't do to trust one too far, Their heads won't stand it." SojJMr. Nicodomus passed through tho house and out toward the barn, with the prc-oecupic-d air pf a hen who has an egg to lay and don't know where she can hide from the eyes of mankind to the best advantage. The kitchen was empty and silent as he went through it. But, oh if ho could have seen the good-looking female, who stole silently out of the pah try, and .is silent. ly followed him on his barn. Mrs. Harding came back in about twenty minutes or so, with a face red with suppressed laughter. Don't tell Betsey she said, giggling into her gingham apron. You ai'e a very smart man, Nicodc- mus; and my brother, Tim Vocs, is another, and a lawyer into the bargain. Don't tell Betsey indeed Two wretches! you deserve all you'll get pretty Betsey Jane said no more, but bided her time. A week passed away, and brother Tim's wagon drove up again to the door, and was off to the village once Betsey Jane Iwul asked in vrtfri LakeSnpPiior is the largest body of fix-h water in the world Its greatest length is "5 miles' its breadth :mlec. :ird is "ii as 32.- DUO Its .T doptli is vari'-ii'-Iy as -uid j.'iu.l fee. i It is fi -ib ve th, 1m ol of foi t higher th.-.n Michigan. iinr] .V! f.'Pt h'ulier th.in Lake Ki ie. Lake Michigan is miles long, ins mill's in the widest part, and the mean depth of i-- feet. In its greatest length it i- longer than Lake Superior, being It has an area of 23. sijirnre The gn atcf-t Ivii-'lli f' L.'ke Huron is 2011 miles, tho greatest width miles. the moan depth (ion loot and the area 20.000 square .Diiles. Lake Krie's greatest, length i-< greatest width mi'os tin- mean dc pth of its waters SI feoti'iiuiking j it by far the must shallow of all the five Jakes and it !i is a niprrficial aica oi' about II. (KHI square miks. j Tlie greatest length of Lake Ontario 10S miles, the greatest breadth (i.j miles, tlie .in depth feet, and the area (i. Oilil miles. The leiiL-lh of all the is more than 1 .5ilii m'.lcs. it (llK's him llnw lont: doe? take to ho converted tuid u uii'.n to his father. How .'.slu'd his it take (ho jndire to (lie oner when the jury have brought in Not mlty a minute." When a is convinced that he is- a pinner and i? sm ry for it; when lie desires nnd deliverance from sin. and believes that Tlmst is able and willing to s.ive him. he can be A uood rule--to keep good and t-) be one of the number yourself. The late-t pirW if takes two to it. Portland man sue5 a barber for damajro- for cutting; offhii- mus- tache. Any barber can have our mus- tache for half that amount. A ireutleman named Brown once ob- served in company that he had toasted :i for twelve months, and yet had little hopes of making her Brown. A genius remarked the other day. with a grave face. that, however prudent and virtuous y ul from the con- demnation and power of A MIMSTKR a.skcd a lipsy fellow lean- ing auainst a fence where he ex peeled to go he died. "If 1 can't aet along any better (li.in 1 do lie said, ''1 shan't go anywliers." A rtKCKX'r lecturer upon that anti- quated fopic, the declared that .-i gradual contract of the earth's orbit is going on and that on this account there is n perpctunl rct.iriling ni' the earthV motion. Tho lecturer ciilculatus as a result that the axial motion of the earth will become monthly instead of oncu in twenty-four millions of years is the timo allowed for (he complishincnt of this important cli.in A TOiJNi! Hoosicr once s-iid to a IToo- Ral, is there anybody couvtin" you now And Sal replied, "Well, Sam, there is one fellow .sorter courtin1 and not; but I reckon it is more sorter not than sorter." IF you have performed an act of great and disinteresfod virtuii, conceal it: if you publish it. you will never be believed here nor rewarded, hcrcuficr. but not niov'n four of 'cm ih steady, the rest is dimmcrcrats Vciilant fishing parties in Maine fTon'fi. take tin r-x along. because there xvcfur lots- nf poojiu- fishinp; hi.sf winter, ,-rncl tLc} can h'sh tlirouph last year's holes." j A fvi'Ti hi> :MI'S (h-fiiiitipn of jihysics. folks wha list en i diuiri ken tho moaning o' wha they lii'iir. and the mon w lio- spoaks i dintia kou -.vh.it he means fiis ain scl' j t Ifowsptipfrs. There arc newspapers in the 1 iiili-il States, or one to every 7.000 ir.- habitants; 1.200 in Great Uritain, amd 1.0-tO in Fi-iinci1. one to every In IVussin.or one to every i i every Jli.OOd; iu Russia, or only one o.'JO.OOD 200 in Spain, or one tn ovc-ry 15') in Nor way ftnd Swc- don. or ono tn every 20.000; and 100 i Turkey, or to every You cannot help soiling the finuer by handling a dirty substnnce nnd a mean action is as sure to loavo its maik upon perpetrator as upon the victim of it, A young lady in Boston recently tried to do up her hair with a lioiftsy- comb to make it look An tho L-itcst on J'aris price list for provisions as are set foilli liy (he P.irtric, was asscn uttd muKs (le.sh, francs per pound; a cat eight francs; and n dog ten. IN the York Tribune of No- vember 28th. tho Advertising Agency of (ion. P. Co.. -Now York, had AH adtortircmciit of thoiv own for which (hey paid, for (hat ono ll lit- tlo i niern futnitrfil Twenty newspapers were s5artcJ fa i California vo.ir.