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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - April 26, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota mm STANDARD, tViiMV TM U1H1) titan, For Tear, Adi nee, HATES Of ADVBBTtSINO. i y 10 oo 8 5Q11..J.50 9 OOf 16 JO 2000 2') 00 30 00 00 5 0 IS 00 AO 00'90 00 OF FRKBBORX C9UMI OMMISSION! US J Tlioi non W. .lolinsoi J M ia N. Gorleo. Olo Ilnnam Kiltclson Biuehelder RxaiSTKn OK Di Petet COUNTY A Lovely J hlioeliau ICOb T.HlfiOn. OK Vr White FitoutTh Gulbinndson SCHOOL SupMitsi N'n Tliiu ston COUNTY O Kellur. fOHONEIl---J Ft UOCRT COMMISSIONt a. Lt 15 Spicer DR. A. II. Si'riIIKT, OFFICE, ovuit i' in: DRUG South of Pott Onicc. STOKE, Vlbeit Minnesota 03. OE M. GRANDAtl, KT n? I 3 T. Olhce o-iei V e y, Albtit berg's gtoio, IWSICIAN M. D., SURGEON. d Ofnce OWct Uemde'ic.0 up Slum ovir the Post Af.RCUT LG MINN J> O AND SURGEON TAIN L VKL: cm, MINN Will treat nil diseases to winch mankind is subject, to tho best of Ins ab.luy Di kowlunJ li.ia inndu i "pi 01 ill j of dite ISCH of Women and Childim, ,md clnonic long st.indins long experience -uitl stiict attention to ins pt ofe-Mion, licss con- fidout of tieiting nil tui iblo diicTSos Ob-itetiicil c ue.xted uith sucoesd I'u i-ultuui vt fice lo gf JLaitft Agents. II. PutKt a LOVELY PARKER, OTice it Hcw.tt's lllock, up stuns AU1F.RT door MI V E. C. STArv. A M. STACY TYRER, ttonjoj'8 nt Lvw. Notuiies 1'ublic, Rent L'sUtc nnd nil kinds adcamteli done acknowleilg- moi.ts t xken oatlis .idministered, S.C Taxes paid. Titles invest igut .1, Lands bought and seld. Piu ticular attention paid to collection Corner Clai-k and Neivton.SN Lea "HEMAN JL, jv TV r> iron i LAliKl1 LCA, MI iN N JOHN ANDERSON, AM> .NOTVRY JM Office over Spicei s Drug Storo, ALUI3UT LL MINN HALL HOUSE F HALL, AlTjert rtopiiuor Minn JERLOW NAKVESON, Albeit Len, Minnesota. is GOODS, 3ATK C rKOCKKRY GIASS-WAKE, Sl( NU WOODi: N WARE, GROCERIES, 6PICES, SAKDIXI'-S, CONFJCCTIONKRV, And in fact cvei} thing kept in a country store. We keep c -untly on hand n first class of JOHN M. MARTY, !UElUH AL-BKRT MINN. Leave orders with Stacy Tyrer. SEED WHEAT. t 1 a limited quantity of fine from a new nnd uncqualcd variety of Ranch. Wfietlt, put up in IJ Ib sacks which will be sent prepaid on receipt The wheat is superior to the favorite Clnwgofl variety, has strong straw, and stands up well when growing This seed is the product of experiments last year, from which th? yield was at the rate of 87 bushels of wbcat to one bushel oi seed. H I> SMITH, 7ni3 7J1 lith iM VOLUME 17. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1877. NUMBER 17 Photographs. S. S. EDWARDS GRAPHED opposite ALIJEUT LEA MINX. Ban hers. H D Buows. D R, P. H. D, BROWN CD.'S Ml OF ALBERT HA, MINNESOTA A BVNKINQ BUSINESS TRANSACTED. H. D. BROWN CO. BANKERS. REFERENCES: lit N it Bank. Austin. lut Nat Bank, St Pnu! 3d Bunk. Chicago. 4th Sat. Bank, Now 3ilf THE ITO'TIf Thos. II. Hanker. ALBERT LEA, MINN, MILLINERY SPRING OPENING! SA'IUIIDAV, APRIL 21, 1877 MBS, 0. S. WAEEEN liming irtnincd liom Chicago witli a Siock of MIMlNKin, NOTIONS, iuul OOODb it nil kinds, willhaxe iheni on DIbl'L VY at tho date, and im lies all lo CALL AND EXAMINE 11 HLH STOCK. REAL ESTATE AGENCY. WE hare for sale, InntU and farms in cvory in iliis county. TbllMS to suit evoiybocly. LOW prices, long lime, and a low rate of inteiest. IF you doaire to buy a faim, call on 113 IF jou have a farm or lands to soil, call on us OUll facilities for bujing and Belling lands, ex vminmg and perfecting: titles, arc Hiioquuled, us we have ABSTRAC1S, IRANbFERS, and PLATS of evciy piece of land in this county Stacy A' Tyrer, Albeit Tea, Minn. April 25, 1876. Boots ami Shoes. Have just opened a new Boot Shoe Shop. WILL CONSTANTLY KT.EP ON HAND A FULL LIMP. OF Goods, all of will bo sold cheap LA.DIES' AND GL'NTS' FINE GOODS A SPECIALTY. GOOD FITS GUA.R- ANTED, AND ALL WORK Repuring done on ihort notice, and cvcrj thing according lo contract GIVE TUB M A Broadway. one door north of tho Webber 7tf House, Albert Lea Minn, ISTJbi W Boot Shoe Store. O. IT. TV. Hare just reccncd nnd ill keep in stock the largest assoitmeut ol Boots Shoes of all kinds To bo found in OTOll Four ot five workmen will bo const-uitly emplsj orders for Goods jr tor Repnus will be filled, cheap ixnd on the shortest notice west side, Ubcrt Li-a, Minn 8tf GIVE THEM A CALL. MRS. F. M. POULSON Will open on Hie 20TII OF APRIL, a new, full, anil cnrofullj selected stock of MILLINERY Maker nnd Repairer of Boots Shoes. Shop on Clurk street, noi th and oppo- site of W edge Spiccr's Drug stoic FIRST-CLASS WORKMEN aie emplojed. loi tin1 Spi ing Ti ide On IJioodwny, one door soul h of People s Stoic UULiS M VKrNQ be cirrn-U o the bnsines'i CUTTING mid FITTING by tho Th BK UD and EMBROIDERY STAMPING dono to ordct 3 APPHENTirU GIP.LS WANTED OUR WORK WILL BE OUR RECOM MEMO. CALL AND SEE US lOtf NEW GOODS! A s'oi-k of GOODS just received a Millinery Store They will be sold at LOWER FIGURES than at any other place in town. 15tf TERECIA ANDERSON, MUMBLE CLOAK-OBESS-MAKEI) Over H Spicer s Drug Store, ALBKKT I.n V, Minn lililM) OPENING! AT MRS. JOHN STAGE'S MILLINERY STORE DURING THE PRESENT SEASON ALBERT LEA, MINN. HIGHEST PRICE PAID FOR and Gents' Chains' fro'm same made to order. Also Ladies' Switches', and all other woik Hint line. fine parlor or organ for Hale on Ions; (.lure, (o refpon; siblu partict or to rent. Apply to D G Kupairing Jone to older, cheap and on short notice him n call 37tf Albert Left, Minn Markets. RF.MOVED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET On East bule first dom soulli of THE PKOPLL STOKE. WITH FACILITIES FOB DOING BUSINESS, HE PRO- POSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION I THAN EVER BEFORE. paid for Hides, Tallow, MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL Again calls attention to his FINE MEAT MARKET, times, choice Where be found at all cuts pf. JPork, Mutton, Sausage, Also FISH, POULTRY, and WILD GAME in their season BROADWAY, near Armstrong's Bank ALBERT LEA, MINN S. M R. K. These -valuable lunds which remain un- sold, in tracborn County, are still oflered at low pi iocs, and on easy terinn. Now is the itn e to secure Them. Inquire of tWe undersigned, to who also all mor'cjs due the on Lun Mor'gagus should be paid. No extension's of payra'ents where fates are not paii. M. CONANT, Agt. of Trustees', Laerosse.Wis. Hints In tjasc of tion Ag-.iiiist 1 Be well acquainted with the best means of' escape tram both ut the tap and the bottom 2 Do not pet confused, admit no one to your house except, fireuien, policemen, or 3 If a l.idy's or chilJ'i. dwss takes flic, endeavor to roll the person up in n c.npot, or tiny piece of woolen htuff 4 Keep all doors and windows closed uutil the fireuien arnvd 5 Always keep in jour bed rocfm n piece of rope suflLijntly long to. Teach the sidcwulk, in CJHOJOU can net make yout ciit by the stairwiy G If you cannot make your way fioni a building by thu stairway, en- deavor to get in a front ruom, and be careful to keep all shut behind you, for smoke will follow a draft, and flames the smoke If smoke enters the room and it is difficult to afarid efect, got jour inouth as clusc to the floor at> possible, and biejth easy, as there is alwiys a fresh current ofnir near the Hoot A wet cloth over the mouth will greatly aid breathing 7. In fretting smoko from a room al- waji open the upper portion of tho window 8 In ease of a fire in a theatre, or any place where ti'iuibers of persons aie, keep peifectly cool, and do all you can to prevent a pinic, as there gen- erally plenty of time to escape if there is no panic. 9 Do not pet into a building where there is a thick smoke, if you can help it, without a saturated sponge in your mouth, or a wet cloth or handkerchief OVLM moutl) and u 10 In uscundmg or descend'ng n ladder, do so with a regular step, to ibralion 11 uietul or eirthern vessels for uiateho, and keep theui out of the reach ofchildren. wax m itches are not sale 12 Never leave Miinll children n a room alone where there matches or an open fire Do not depohit ashes in a wood- en vessel or upon a wooden floor 14 Never use a light in examining a meii r 15 >evor fake a lifiht into n closer. 1C smoke, or lend in bed bj cindle or lamp light 17 Never pnt kindling wood on the top nf a stove to dry IS Never leave clothet near a gralo or file-place to dry 9 Be careful in making firee with hhnvinpb, and never use anj kind ot oil to kindle a fiio 20 Keep all lights as far fiom cui- tnins ns possible 21 Never pour out liquor ucar an open 112 lit. 22 Always fill and trim your lamps by d.ijliL'ht, and ncuer near n file 23 blow out a fluid lamp 2t Never allow fluids used for lamps to be kept in a room where a fire or lit is used 25 Alnaya try jour coal oil by pour- ing n little of it in a sauter or cup, and if you can tuake H burn with a match or n piece of paper do not use it 2G Put wire net-work ovei your gas lights in show windows, and keep your sronds from theui 27 naptha, gasoline, cam- phene, varnish, turpentine, ethereal oil, should never be drawn by candle cr lamp light, or in a room whore there is n file 28 Sand in place of saw be used on the floors of oil stores, drug stores, ike 29 Always use a closed lantern, nni never allow smoking in hay barns stables warehouses, or in store where piods are closely packed 30 Always keep shavings nnd fine kindlmcr wood away from steam boilers and furnaces. 31. Keep lofts, cupboards, corners boxes, from greasy rags. 32 Before leaving your place ol bnsincss, see that all lights nnd fire: are out, 33 See that your stovepipes enter well in the chimney. The common practice of throwinp greasy racs in corners and in wooden boxes, and using saw dust OB floors, in place of sand, in places where oils are continually spilling, is very reprehen- sible, as many fires have occurred from spontaneous combustion from this cause not only in thp nbove named places, but also in where creasy rags have been thrown in tinder steps, and in other out-of-the-way places Another most fiuitful cause of fires is the pfaeing of ashes in wooden boxes, barrels, nnd on wooden floors When notified by the Firo Wardens, the uni- versal ceply is, we are careful nnd tiiko up our ashes when they are cold Little dreaming that ashes will retain live coals for a long while, and, more- over, heat themselves PATENTS A. LEHMANN, Solicitor of Patentn, Washington, D C, Ko Patent No Pay cud for JltOS Sleep as a Medicine. A physician says that the cry for rest has always been louder than the cry for food Not that it u more important, but it is often harder to obtain. The best rest comes from sound sleep. Of two men or women, otherwise equal, the one who sleeps the better will be the more healthy and efficient. Sleep will do much to cure irritability of tem- pj'r, peevishness and uneasiness. It will- restore vigor to an overworked brain It will build up and make strong a weak It wMl cure a headache It will cure a broken sptHt It will cure sor- row Indeed we might m'siko a long list of nervous and other maladies tha't sleep will cure. The cure of sleepless- ness requires a clean, good bed, suffi- cient exercise to promote weariness, pleisant occupation, and_ not too.Trartn a room; a clear conscience, and avpidat.o'e of stimulants and narcot- ics For fcfiose whp- a'le overworked, haggard, nervous', who pass sleepless nights, we commend the adoption of such habits as will secure sleep other, wise life will be phnrl, and what there is of it sadly iuiperit-ct. 'A Flail IB the Law. From the IVinonn Republcan Section six of the grasshopper bounty law potaed by tho last legislature, pre- scribing the manner in which the appropriated by the State shall be expended., closes as follows "That if "the amount hereby appropriated is not 'Sufficient to pay the certificates in full "the balpnce shall be paid by the coun- ties rr-specttive according the "amount due on said certificates as is- hued by said counties St Peter Tribune estimated that will only give each grasshopper county abnut enough, the Trib- une thioksj-to pny the receivers a fair compensation for their services As the law mukos the counties liable for the payment of all claims in excess of the amount received from the Slate, the chances are thst many counties, poor in everything bet may yield such enoimous crops of these pests as to become involved in hopeless bank- ruptcy in the effort to pay for harvest- ing them Tho Tribune estimates that with only a moderate crop of 'hoppers Nicollot county would Snd itself about in debt on 'hopper cor tifieates at the close if the season. The Commissioners that county became so much alarmed nt thi.i prospect that they went to St Paul last week to con- fer with the Governor on the subject, and found there a delegation from Faribault county on the same mission Lt was suggested to Gov Pillbbury, as the only prueticab'e way of evading this impending avalanche of debt, that he should decline to make appointments of receivers of hoppers, and thus prevent the presentation of any claims Another wa) out of the difficulty suggested was that in case tbc law compelled him to make the appointments, those counties tearing to assume the risk should in- struct the appointees not to serve Of course such actiuu by theGov ernor would practically nullify the law, for in the absence of receivers the law could not be executed and not a cent of 'hopper bounty could be expended. The farm- ers oi the infected districts wou'd then be forced to fall back on their natural and instinctive hatred of the 'hopper, a.id Sght him without hope of reward from the State, and with no stimulous to exertion save self intciegt and bounty as each county feel able to offer. The Tubune hopes that should the State bounty be thus cutoff, "it will make no in the ef- "fortb to destroy the 'hoppers, and that "the provision of the law requiring five "days' work from each man will be en- forced all the same A petition to the Governor piaying that no appoint menta of receivers be made in Nicollel county has been quite generally sinnec by tho citizens of that county, and tb sentiment of the -people there seems to be that a vigorous against th common enemy can and will be uiudi without any aid of the State m the form of a bounty The Basis of Education. The more nearly a man can brinj, himself to work like a machine, thi more he can accomplish, and the great er the ease with which he can do it. When the child first tuea to has to give the most careful attention to eveiy part of his body, to fceep the proper balance, and U is slow and pain ful work Alter long practice, he ac quires the art so completely that his liuiba with little effort, his body seems to adapt itself to every condition needed to keep it upright, and walking running, nod leaping are rather a pleas ure than a task So in the learning to write. Ilis first pot hooks and hungers" are hard to mate and clumsy enough when made ultimately, by practice, the letters, drop from the pen of tho ready writer almost automatical- ly, like coins from under the press The same truth it> illustrated in every handicraft, art, and business of not only in n.anual occupations, but in intellectual pursuits. The practiced accountant will run up two columns of figures ut a time, and with no apprecia- ble effort give the correct amount; the experienced actor will commit page af- ter page of his part, merely by leading it once or twice And so illustrations might be multiplied from every variety of professions. The same thing is true in (he morals and dispositions of men Repeated continuous truth telling makes it bec- ond nature; frequent lying makes it easier than speaking the truth. The honest m-in automatically 60, and the thief learns to steal with equal facility In these facts is found the basis of due education, which seeks to make right doing, right thinking, right living so habitual, that at last it is easier to bo right than wrong THE drudgery of tho school room may drive the schoolmistresses of Kng- land and Wisconsin into and suicide, but the Canadian teachers thrive and grow fat on it One of the big school boys of the Dominion asked bis teacher one night if he could escort her from singing school, but she polite- ly declined the offer He neglected hie studies, run away from school, and put pins into his school mates. She finally lost patience and gave him a flogging The boy told his father that the fair one whom he had courted had turned and whipped hinf .The indignant parent sued the teacher and obtained a judgment of 50, which she paid The next morning she remarked to her scholars I hive whipped a booby soundly, which pleasure cost only three dollars and a half. Now, if any others uiy scholars are inclined to imitate they will have the kindness to step Tprward, receive th'e money and the logging, and then we will go on with our studies. I atn here to instruct you. not to be toiA-ted." Nervfcosmisjrwill novel ,kjll off so'plucky a nchoulinis- tress L i There fs some help for aft the defects of fortune; for if a man cannot attain ,o the length of his he Insy jave faif remedy by cutting thew short- er. I When Shall We Burn the GMLts 1 Prom the St. Peter Tiibuns. There are various opinions about the benefits to be derived from burning the prairieb As the hoppers continue to hatch as late as July, the best tiuie to burn is not definitely settled. Probably by ihe middle of June the bulk of the hoppers will be hatched, but at that time there will be so much green grass growing that the dry grass will not burn well, and by destroying the new crop of grass the hoppers not killed will nat- urally be forced to resort to the grain fields for sustenance The piairic chick- ens' eggs wil! also bo destroyed at that time. The law leavce it optional with the superintendent as to the time after May the burning shall be done, and it is not perfectly clear that it uiuiU be done ut all, if the su- perintendent deems it inadvisable We should like to hear front our farmers upon the subject Save the Grass and Burn the Hoppers Correspondence Jackson Republic In your issue of March 31 I notice an article making suggestions ia regard to what crops it is advisable to plant the coming season, which is all very good till he digresses and recommends burning the pruirie grasp as soon as the snow is off, claiming that it will be poor policy to save the prairie grass to burn up a few hundred hoppers, and it the same time destioy birds enough, which if left alone, would destroy hoppers by tha million Of course if his statement of facts were true, we would not .dispute with him about the policy. He would carry the impression that by burning the prairie grass, after the hoppers hatch, we would destroy all the birds, and at the same time burn up but few hoppers We will admit that it would destroy some birds' eggs, particularly prairie chickens and plovers, but 1 think it would be so eu in the season ti. >t they would lay and hatch afterward Ae to the blackbirds, I think there would be but few of their eggs de btrojcd, as they do not nest until quite late, an-1 usually in trees, brush, and cane-brake, where a fire W'll not be likely to run at that season of the year His intimation that we would burn c'a few hundred is still fur- ther from the truth, us substantiated by I he almost unanimous testimony of all who have tried it Indeed, it ih by burning that we can destroy them by tens of millions, yes hundreds of mill- ions So that if we should destroy a few birds' nests, I believe the wholesale destruction of the hoppers would amply repiy us for the loss of all the birds that would be destroyed. At any Minnesota has been trying the OUR WASHINGTON mrot Mother of Presidents, we cannot the grass in the f.-ll and early spring, 'ermine But a Virg-nia friend at grass ia the f.'ll and early spring thux, as ho would have us believe spiring the birds; and I believe even candid man will admit thai the experi- ment hyg nut been a me cess The hoppers have continued to in crease, in spite of the birds, nnd now that we have our prairie saved, I say let us try burning hoppers one ac least, and see how it wil woik And now, Mr Editor, iF you will allow uie to make a few suggestions about the time and manner of burnio the grass, I will bring this rather letter to a close. In the first place, I think, the proa lent idea of fixing upon a certain daj on which all are lo unite in buininp, is erroneous, as it ia impossible to tell wha kind of weather will be on a certain and this ail be burned when it is dry, and when thrre is :i slight wind, that the fire uiai run briskly so that the hoppers cannot get out of the way. I do not regard it as very important that the whole coun try should be burned over in one day as they do not travel fur ivhile younjj In regard to the time when it ought to be burned, I think from the 15th to the 25th of May the best lime, or aisoon as possible after they are hatched. Medical Skill. A good, but we know not how relia- ble a story, is related of venerable doctor. It was one of his rules never to have anything wasted, and, therefore if any prescription remained after the patient had died or recovered, he would euipty it into a bottle kept for the pur- pose, that became the receptable of heterogeneous compound that science could not analyze A younzer member of the family noted this us a very sin- gular fivct, and asked him the rrtigon for it The doctor hesitated a little, and then replied that, though in. ordinary he knew well what do, there were instances when medical skill failed At such times it was his custom to resort to the big bottle, and leave nature and accident to accomplish the cure And will you believe he said, some of my most brilliant successes have resulted from it! OUR experience in journalism teach- es us that there is nothing in this world that will so disgust and sicken the gen- eral reader as to learn, after wading through tho of un awful ac- cident; that there is a probability of the victim's recovery. SOME blunders are at once pardona- ble and amaging. but others at times are hard to endure-, and sometimes the clergy are caught nipping A parish- ioner who through a sum- mer without bitterly of the heat, much annoyance ,of his friends, at last took sick and died. His pastor absent at the time, and did lot hear of the sad event. re- turn he met tho son of the deceased, and unwittingly inquired1, snying Well, my friend, how Vour fa- ther bear the heat now Imagine lis surprise at being told that father rad been dead two months' To be a suceesful reproved first lonvince substantial acts .of cindness that you love like winter leather, u of use to all those verniino which thesuni- prf is apt to produce and uooritth. April 16, 1877. THIS COUNTRY AND A BUROPA V The immediate effects of the impend- ing war between Kus-ila and Turkoy, arc being foreshadowed in Washington and elsewhere Already wo have had a rise in the price of flour and bread, caused by tho expectation that u Ku: ropean war will largely increase the foreign demand for our cereals It a remarkable fact that our own civil war made but little impression upon the ma-ket for The Norths ern States being wheat producing States and the war having not materially eff fected the amount of production, ol course, as a direct result therefrom, there was .very little Hppreciation in its value But the approaching war be- tween Russia and Turkey will increase the foreign deuuaud, for tlie reason that the countries which will be involved arc our competitors in the grain of those countries of Europe in which consumption is in excess of production OUR 4J PER CENT BOXD8. Gold that has fallen below 5 cent premium is going up, and the ex- pected rapid sale of our per cent bonds in Europe will be postponed un- til thu now confidently anticipttcd Turko-Uussian war shall hare been concluded This will only be a tem- porary impediment in the work of con- verting our C per cfcht bonds into 4i i per cents The astonishing success which has attended the operations of the Treasury Depnrtuicnt in this di- rection has been a subject of much con- gratulation, nnd IIJH gamed for the off- ers of the Government having the busi- ness in charge much praihC. Our na- tional debt will suffer nothing by this ghort-lircd cessation in the business of up one security at h higher rate of interest and issuing another at a low- er rate Our 4} per cents is the bebt uvestuient affurdcd by any national tc- cunty in the world TUB W HI biH PtSCrt I.X VIRGINIA. The legal device adopted by the Vir- ginia Legislature to replenish the State reasury by taxing and beer at o much per drink, the number of drinks sold to be ascertained by i he use of a bell-punch, 5s a subject for merri- nont as well as denunciation A Vir- ginia paper sajs it m unconstitution- al Now whether the pronoun stands or the phrase drinking whisky or beer.'' and unconstitutional means hat tbc uee of either is hurtful to the icakh of tLe imbiber or whether the aid pronoun it represents the tax. and unconstitutional means that it s in violation of the law of tin de our elbow says that in cither cane, the bell punch is unnecessary, as the retai liquor trade down there is on and that the chalk-marks on the b.ir door will as truly represent the number of drinls bold as will any bell punch. CONGRESS AND MONOPOLIES. In so far as it may be within the con stitut'onal power of Congress or o State Legislatures to restrain the grca monopolies of the country from imposi lions upon the people, there should be neither delay not hesitcncy in doing it The Granger movement, having for immediate object the protection of the farmer from the onerous exactions o; railroad companies, has not been a sue cess In close connection with th tS parent another aod while engaged, tuMM been before him, ib fchovhng the trary beaut alolig. the mutter' under the of coat with horns, and suddenly lilte'l him up against the roof of the building with if force that threatened evttf bone in his body. The first tiding did on returning io earth was to nib, himself; the iieit thing WM throw up his place. He said he dido'f doubt that agriculture was a noble and that the farmer ant in the discharge of his inultifariotu duties, but he didn't believe .that was calculated for making id" cowsheds RICE PUDDING three spoonfuls of rice, do not heap then. Wash the rice twice in warm water, it stand in the water half an hour; theV drain ofl the water, put the rim in a. large pudding dish, pour over it m quart of milk, add four of white sugar, with butter a walnut, and a salttptonfnl of Mfc. Grate nutmeg orer the top, and place in a moderate oven Now, lence of this pudding upon the uh." Dey pass when your bill came ap." No, blast 'em.! I handed ooi gars by the thousand, talked soli kwcct, sat up nights uaiil ached, and I finally got a man cd. I talked, and He talked, and C thought that bill would scoot thrwBgfc1 like a saw log over a dam." "Jess de same, sah, but dere'i'wherai you got left behind, I s'poso." I don't know whether 1 was 'left. behind or ahead, but 1 kept pokiug'tha titan up, and he kept promising, uuft there I was all the time paying out money as freely as a young fellow with his girl at a chicken show." A million dollars don't las' no time 'tall 'round de halls of justice tegisX sighed the wsiteras he pnueo the sugar-bowl nearer. Well, yesterday morning the 1MB came over to the hotel, face a yard ioajr; and says'he 'Mr. Shoat your bill been killed.' and before I could recover from the cold chill that crept over me he went on to tell me about Committee on tho Whole, third reading objected titles and bodies, laid on the table, pension of the rules, moves lo cr, and a lot of other such stuff." Yes, jew de way lui goes on sah. Izo hearn 'cm tell 'bout dat committee of de hole, an'raa.' pension of de table, an' loyin' de fnm off de winder sill I used to liv 4oah' to dc an' I all'bevJ 'em, sah." Well, I can't do continued the man. They dog act to one end of my b7lf, a' nveF- rat law to the other, changed 'An act to found an orphan and rushed it up and down and anmad till the darn thing got tired oat couldn't go any further. I've Postmaster, and Town Librarian, I've laid out town ditches, and I've been Deputy Constable and all that; but it didn't mate differene fc> them out a bit Dat's a SB a. I be-' licye dut de higher up a man gHs lower de folks looks down oa him." Well they laid me out. but I'M even with'em yet. a ehattef mortgage on one of our coBfnti4 and I'll go honie anct toft the editor got to bust into the crowd abvut Ivit columns a freete of I'lT Mm in a minit I" Yes, the foreoloM i like jo u jess foreclosed on dai 'preWates de motive, sah, I'M in' to do all I k in. De bill b SO cMtf at de desk." A tt'nn who had heard and tad great deal about the bjtfe MM: t.. tz-1. J4''l' cooclu'dcd that he would try rtfwr matism'. He iccof'din'glj a ducen inserted them ia.tfcs) window of his bath-room, aad took according to the formula, tut thi'ee successive mt had been' from when she retorned etik to hear that the oe cure bad liusband n wondrous amount of goai. He Was ca'gcV fi'sve her see window, and she felt conddtfftftll' MM. o'sfty on the subject berftlf, tiii cring the bath-room, slj'e btint taM. Si of laughter, which WM a> moment later by her That's yuar mniarwe blM Why, ffoosoy, that wnH UM; gfeen He doesn't feel ao From boy's OAmpoutioa I eat my tJuole iff witb batebet. au'd it death."
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