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Albert Lea Freeborn County Standard (Newspaper) - March 8, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota ic-'.K.' '.amagg. ll BA I j KST ATH A GE N G Y. WK Ii av i fo* * i I, Ands aid farms in •vary town in t Gds county. J £ I’ ii S lo suit cvt*i y body. LOW prices, Ion,; time, and a low rate of interest. IF von devre to buy a farm, call on us. IF you Ii*vt a farm or lands to sell, call en ut. OUR facilities for buying and selling land*, examining and perfecting titles, arc unequaled, as we have AUS TR G IS. TRANSFERS, and PLATS of every piece of land in this county. SI ac if X Tyre**, Albert Lea, Minn. April 25, I PTO. Hoot a and Shoes. IST IE-VV" Boot &* Shoe Store. O. F. & > . L Nelson Have Jest received and will keep in stock the largest assortment ot Boots & Shoes of all kinds To be found in town. n t Enterprise I VOLUME 17. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1877. easel I9ti olographs. TUE! FREEBORN’ BOOTY STANDARD. I 8‘ ANGELA. From the Winona Republican “ Angela,” said old Mr. Forrester as j seated to this, but she did not feel , quite satihtied Spring ripened into summer, and the PUUL1SHRU EVERY THURSDAY. he rose Iron the tea-table one evening, 1 usual amusements of a country place “ cutne I want to talk with you filled up ail the leisure hours of th. Yes, uncle/'answered Angela, du- • young people. Angela and hor lover S. S. EDWARDS ror!ns-,,er Year, la Adi-lice, $2 00 ii fully, wondering what it could bethat shared in all the frolics, and were the PHOTOGRAPHED Bates of advertising. Broadway, opposite Postoffice, ALBERT LPA MINN. Hankers. I I W i I w 4 w 3 in ~4b- 6 in 1 y I I inch 1.00 1.50 ___ 2 -5o 4.50 6.00 10.00 •I inch 1.75 '2.50 8.50 6.00 8.50 13.50 i inch *2.50 ; 3.50 I 5 00 7.00 9.00 16.50 4 inch 8.25 4.50 5.50 10.00 10.00 20.00 5 inch 4.00 5.50 6.1 5 12.00 18.00 25.00 k col 4 50 5 25 7.00 14.00 22.00 80.00 it col 6.5 * I 8.50 12.00 22.00 3(1.00 50.00 I col 10.00 LL OO 18.00 30.00 50 OO 90.00 OFFICERS OF FREEBORN COUNTY II. I). Bx IWN. 1). h‘. I*. IIlDBS. H. 0. BROWN A CO.’S l\t Four or five workmen will be constantly sat ploy ed, and orders tor New Goods ai »<>r He lairs will bs tilled, chsap and on the shortest notice Broadway west aide. Albert Lea, Mina. 8if    GIVE    THEM    A    CALL. Ll A LDR RT LEA, MINNESOTA A GENERAL RANKING OLE TANG, linker nil'! Repairer of BUSINESS TRANSACTED. Boots & Shoes. «. a. BROWN a CO. BANKERS. County (Vim mission kps : dames Thoreson. IV. W. Johnson. J. M. Geissler. Win N. Goalee. Ole Hanson. TKF.ani UKK—Charles Kittelson. Auditor—S. Butchelder ll foist cr ok Dkkds—August Peterson. County Attorney—John A. Lovely. FhkUifk—T. J. Sheehan. Deputy SnsRirr—Jacob I.arson. Clkiik or Court—A. W. Vhit#*. Probate Judos—Gilbert Guibrandson. School Supkribtcsdknt—ll. Thurston. County Surnkyor—Wm. G. K tatar. Coroner—J. Froshaug. Court Commissioner—It. B. Spicer. DENTISTRY. DR. A. II. STREET, her uncle should speak so earnestly As soon as she was left alone die hastened to clear away the tea things and put the room in order. She then went to the library where she found him waiting lur her. “ \\ ell, uncle,” she said, seating herself in the chair he placed for her, “ I am ready to hear what you wish to say to me.” *• I have nothing to say to you, Angela, I only want to ask you what you want to say to mo.” “ I don’t understand you, uncle How do you know — I mean why *1 » you think i have anything to say to you?” gayest of tho gay. Angela could find no fault with Richard, although she watched him closely, and, in consequence, she grew gay end cheerful and by those pale thin cheeks, that I will never touch wine again.” I “ Will you sign the pledge V* eagerly asked Angela 'Phis was a little more than Richard I was prepared to pro un se, but after a while he did and when, a few* months latter, lie sought Mr. Forrester aud I asked him for Angela, he was not refused. And Richard Walton is to-day a , ceased to think oi it at all Not so her . steady temperate man, through the iii uncle. \\ itll him it was a source of , Alienee of Angela, now his happy wife constant anxiety and trouble. One afternoon, when the earth was basking in full glory of June, a party of pleasure seekers from the village set A Place Where the Sun .lumps a Day. Chatham Island, lying off the coa?t of New Zealand, in the South Pacific out f ir a secluded spot on the river Ocean, is peculiar.y situated, as it is b ink where they proposed having a pie- ono of the few habitable points of the globe where the day of tht week changes It is just <>u the line of demarcation between dates. There high day on Sunday, or Sunday noon, ceases.and instantly Monday’s meridian begins mc. It was a grand affair The spot was a pleasant one and the entire party were in the best of spirits 'file dinner w*? .-Dread beneath I fie trees and among other ‘‘good things” I have seen all day, yes, for several was a fine supply of rich old port wine, Munday comes into a rn an s house on * jour breath • days, that you had something on your mind. Now, my child, ii you are in , trouble, share it with mu. lf you want I anything you have only to ask for it. I My purse is at your disposal.” j “ I know that, dear uncle, but I do ‘ not want anything that money can liny sail Angola, creeping up lo his side that she might hide her blushing lace •    rn •    “ i on his shoulder. ‘ What do you want ti en, pct?” u^ked he, lovingly twining one of her dark curls around his finger. And then which was freely indulged in by the masculine portion of the party. Angela soon saw that Richard was drinking too much, and, laying her hind on his arm. she said iii a tone iou* low to reach other ears than bis: “Richard, beware.” Richard, on whom the wine was already beginning to have an unpleasant effect, laughed as he replied' *• Nonsense, Angie. I have taken but u drop Rut she told him how Kichaid Walton h id pleaded, Richard, for my sake,” ‘ do not drink any more die REFERENCES Shop on GI*rk street, north aud opposite of Wedge A Spicer’s Drug store. FIRST-CLASS WORKMEN are employed. 1st Nat. Hank. Austin. 3 1 Nat. iiaiiK, Chicago, 1st Nut. Bunk, St. Baul. 4th Nat. Bank, Sew York. 4tf CO THE FHEEBOHY (KOTY BAAK. o*™E, OVER THE DRUG STORE, South of Post Office, Albert Lea. Minnesota. Rep airing dune to order, cheap and od short notice. Givi him a call. 27if    Albert    Loa,    Mina. • Tied I . fi a rh et s. A. II. M MIIXKN HAS RE MOV ED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET ; Ga East side Broadway, first door south of THE PEOPLE’S STORE. Tho*. II. ARMSTRONG, Hunker. ALBERT LEA. MINN. OB. DE M. CRANDALL, ID E NTIS T. if ray Lincs. A. IL SQI’I ER. CITY EXPRESS & DRAY LINE. Deals in ll VRD and SOFT COAL. Also Seasoned Wood. Office over IV cdg' Broadway, Albert L k. VV alf* ber c’s st asked lier to be biti wile, anti she bed deferred answering bito until she should gain the consent of her uncle, locking wist fully up ai liim as slit; ti rib* bed He held her very closely lo nil en ce for some minutes, then she said, gently : “ Angela, \ou are as dear to un rn if you were my own daughter. Your happiness is my first care    If I be lieved it to bo tor your g • J t > marry [Lehard you should marry Lim to-mor-row ; but I do not think so.” “Why not.' demanded Angela, growing warm in ber defense of her absent lover. “ Who is tm. r, nobler.than Richard, uncle ? ” “ Ile is a good boy ”— I acle rester would always apeak of Hit! a boy, though he w *s a bearded day. Remember your promise.” “Come, now, little robin, don't turn raven ” Angela turned awao, lier cheeks crimson with mortficationy and tears < f When • lie saw disappointment filling her eyes •r departure ct me t: nu Physicians. FA. M. DODGE, NI. D., Orders left on the slate at Lincoln Bro ai tended to at once WITH INCREASED FACILITIES FOR DOING BUSINESS, HE PROPOSES TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION! THAN EVER LEFORE. jgfYrL’abh paid fur Hides, Tallow, Sac., Ac. TRY IHM ! •Hitt incry. MRS. 0, S. WARREN Milliner & Dressmaker, Successor to Mrs. C F. Walker,] abd Kl <X I up staii sr the P tor. ct ALBERT LEA. ----- MINN. i> c ’ I:<>>* luna >i, i) ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON TA i X LAKE CITY, MINN.. Will treat all diseases is subject, t j the Lest Rowland ha* made a s; Women an I Chil »ren. and to tv h ntankin i if hi' ability, Dr. cl ult y of d:-r»is< -ironic discos* - Will open a fine new stock of Millinery and Fancy Goods, 'l ies. Cuffs, Collars, i:c. A full line of Worsteds. Lamars Patterns, Ac., &.c. Doing over Felt hats a specialty Fashionable MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL Agn'ns calls abolition to his FINE MEAT MARKET,: Whare can be found at all times, choice j cuts of Reef', Pork, Al ut ton, Sausage, §e. Also FISH, POULTRY, and WILD G A M K in their season BROADWAY, near Armstrong’s Bank-ALBERT LEA, -    MINN. F“or Bale. SIXTY ACRES of good farming lands, >5 acres of which are improved, in the town of Albert Lea, only four miles from the village, and beautifully situated near the lake. WiA be sold cheap, and on terms to suit purchaser. Call on or address JOHN ANDERSON, Office over Wedge & Wulfsburg’s store. Dress-Making done very best manner. in Hie Four doors south of the People’s Store. of long standing. By long ejq-wriei ce aa i strict attention to his profession, he is c* n-fident ut treating a1 I curable disease nit Ii success. Obstetrical case* treated with care and success. Consult ion*! free, lo Lawyers X Land ./gents. Join A. Lovely.    James-    IL    I    ar.(jot LOVELY & PARKER, ATTORN KYsS At I , A AV, ms lect,—- A very good in all things but one. He fault, one fatal weakoe” ** \\ h * has prejudiced v**u him ? aAed the girl spirit i fi night you kdcvv bim too t Sieve anything*!, id of him.” ** My little girl, I d* riot I ten ole, said Mr. Forester a “ He lores wino It ie true take? a gl *ss now and then, w upon him and w »*- -..-I you married nim promise to v * ter ’ Angela did ti t reply. Ho tinueJ : “ Child, this is a m re p ti. me than it can possibly t> asmuch as n..1 .ct11* i | aiu on ii v is Coran! us giant Dick th that the flushed countenance and unnaturally bright eyes of ber lover were noticed by others than lier.-elF. and her heart swelled with indignation and shame. Some of the party had preferred to return by the river, and as baas were cagily procured they sent their carriages to the vintage aud set out on th*; journey home Among them were Richard and Aug* la. Richard wa* a skillful 'oTstiian. and s on the light bark containing his betrothed, his sister, and himself, had left, ill others fir in the the east side, and becomes Monday by the time it pasties out the western door. A man 'its down to ilia noonday dinner on Sunday, and it ta Monday noon before he finishes it. There Saturday is Sunday, an i Sunday is Monday, an I Monday becomes suddenly transformed into Tuesday. It is a good place for people who hive lost much time, for by taking an early start they can always get a day ahead on Chatham Inland. It took philosophers and geographers a long time to settle tile puzzle of where Sunday bojo ceased and Monday noon begin, with a man traveling west fifteen d. grecs an hour, or with the Hun It in to be hoped that the next English Arctic expedition will settle the other rn toted question — “ \Y here will one stop who travels northwest c ntiuuuliy f ” — —* rn —■ . _ — Hard Lumps on Jaws of Cuttle. From th*? Prairie Farmer. ta. E ta., of Grundy county, a?ks f r tore for hard lumps on the jaws cd I have never tried cutting ut for fear of opening: the blood , but have very often canned j disappear, when no larger than an orange, by drawing the skin tightly over the lump with the thumb and fin-t* of the »e;t band, pressing behind the lump and with a sliarj knife making two cuts in the form of a letter X clear a Cat t it t hem vesm them habit will gr< be unkind to a; lain rn fury. against idly. I ii to believe, I 'Scum iv he oniy but thr I wooIi rtar ing ti and t Ul JOH ? water U itll tim skiff u to rusn would do ll you and heroine fluted t until strikin g SU J del seen rock it w;.- up were strung ping in t instantly b ecamc s He knew ti* at Belli Angela Cold d a im, the fives of gelt til ti *iug tlie c upant* Richard I wool I be breaking ntv i dying motlier, my sis- ach. . -(rue ; was ! wa- w h i ch cl "Ut bole t a very h the ut suuering mtui trial lo jou, in-*iie we love ourselves. Angela, when is worse thuu Rut the time will coin )ou will thank me for it. Good Heavens! I shudder to think of it! You ! tty pure little lily the wile of a drunkard! succeed* I in read struggling burden a safe distance ii plunged again im A dark object surfs*" ** f -■ A a I know you to un we hi unci* Apprentice Girls wanted. vol I SUG 14rf WELL TRIMMED HATS FOR ONE DOLLAR AT MRS. JOHN STAGE’S MILLINERY STORE ! ALBERT LEA, MINN. HIGHEST Pill CE PAID FOR XaCXJTV£^3Xr HAITI, arid Gents’ Chains {‘rom same made to order. Also Ladies’ Switches, and all other work in that line. Office in Hewitt’s Block, up stairs I door. ALBERT LEA, -    -    -    -    MIN E. C. Staot.    A.    M.    Tykes. STACY & TYRER, tterneye at Law, Notaries Public, Real Estate and Collecting Agents. CONNEY ANTING all kind* aden I ately done, acknowledgments taken oaths administered, Xc. Taxes paid, Titles investigated. Lands bought and sel l. Particular attention paid to collection. Corner Clark and Newton St*., Albert Lea HEMAN BLACKMER, IiAWYEin la A A’ D FOK SA L IO I I LAE KT LEA, -    -    -    -    MINN. "JOHN ANDERSON,”, ATTOIiXlOY AT LAW I ?feI,l^‘n,an> w*P*n£ **MF u 1 ar AND NOTA UY ri'BIJO Office over Wedge & Spicer’s Drug Store, ALBERT L EA, MINN. Hot cts. TERESIA ANDERSON, HALL HOUSE HOUSE AND LOT FOR SALE, is }Lf village of Albert Lea. A beautiful location, and a goo.l and convenient dwelling, trill be sold cheap JOHN AN DER SON. Office over Wedge & Wulfsburg’e store. GO TO Rue I s Feed \ Grocery Over (dp &»Spiaer-8 Drug Store, ALBERT LEA, -    Minn. J. J. BALCH, Having rented the fine shop, formerly used by A. Brown, is now prepared to flu all kinds of repairing, particularly in the line of F. II AL ta, I Albert Lea, Proprietor. - - Minn. Wagons, FOR PURE TIMOTHY SEED. ALSIKE AND RED CLOVER SEED. OIL MEAL, &C. reigns, Robs ete. ood-work on plows, also painting Bono to Order! Everything cheap and on short notice. a Call. Next door north of McMillcn’s Meat Market, Broadway, Albert Lea Mina. S. M IL IL LANDS. I ii esc valuable lands which remain iin-f. -id, in L reborn County, are still offered at low prices, and on easy terms. Now is the Time to secure Them. Inquire of the undersigned, lo who also all moneys due the Trustees on Lun Mortgages should bo paid. No extensions of p ay monte inhere ta let am not paid.    M.    CONANT, Agt. of Trustees, LaCro *tie, W i e. $16 per Acre ImprovedFarm For Sale. Fine farm ot DiO acres ; IOO acres now j plowed ready for crop ; tame meadow: \ living springs. Good fence around the entire farm. Good house, stables, fie. j Post-office across Hie road, with daily mail. ; School house loo yards from the door. Albert Lea in full view, IL] miles distant, i wli ire everything that heart can wish Is for sale, excrpt Ich>tky. WEDGE & HIBBS. Agents, Albert Lea, ii inn. March 22, 1876.    ]- AioerI Lea. Minn.    Iff JERLOW ct NARVESON, Albert Lea, Minnesota. DEALERS IS Dry Goods, | HATS & CAPS, CROCKERY & GLASS-W ARE, STONE & WOODENWARE, GROCERIES, SHOES, SARDINES, CONFECTIONERY, To!ocloqo, And in fact everything usually kept in a country store. We keep constantly on hand a first class variety of OIGkARS, vcllCn 17 4 i t f JGHN M. MARTY, but it is net as bad us \uu think. Richard ie one catiiij ioflttttgo* d for t'ood t*r evil and uiv power over Iii ut is great. I ibink I can persuade him to give up drink ii g ; and it I do. you will not refuse then, uncle V* and* Angela looked up pleadingly. Mr. Forrester answered firmly: “#\Vhen you conic to toe and and it .1 me that Richard has signal the ^ ] will give my fit 11 at.-J free consent to your uni n * I will do it ! exclaimed Angela, rising. “ I can aud will Richard shall be saved aud you shill yet bi proud to see me his wife,” and with a face radiant with the enthusiasm inspired bv this noble resolve she swept from the room. “ taod bless her.” muttered the old ‘’Any | man who could be unkind to her would be a brute. £5he is an angel by uature } a? well as by name.” Richard Walton was waiting fir Angela in a little grove on the outskirts of her uncle s larui on the (-venine bd- ! lowing the conversation. It was there he had breathe I the sweet story of bis love a week before, and to-night she was to give Him hi.- final answer. As I he paced restlessly to and fro, a slight I step rustled tilt* ialien loaves and she * stood beside him lovely as an an«»el in her white dress and floating ribbons ! and lits eyes beamed with admiration as I he ut Jon s M»n came up, 0<*>d-s silver radiance, ’Draining our hero a almost unaided, aly against an un-t and its cc ie water. •her and resolute < cr his sister nor consequently that • I* !od upon hini-one nearest his * wt.icti eh inc* I t be hi- sifter, dly for the shore. Bu’ •xp*-rt swimmer, and i >st difficulty that he land with his Bep-»sitin.r her al rn the rircr t bank he o the water. app* ared upon the w r Ml? away Ile sw im to- ! wards it and clutched it as it again rose. And then I r the firs • he became aware that he had situ sister—that the helpless fiju .ii .u* arms was his own A Hilda A ith a pang of rem »rse he recalled hor w im- * ing words of a few hours ago and wished that he had heeded them, but it was too late now fur reirr* Is, and clasping her waist with one arui he in ole a desperate elf *rt to swim shoreward with the **ther ; but then it was a vain attempt! The water shaded as it Was by the surrounding for rest. was as cold as ice an I already his limns wore becoming chilled and powerless ! Oh ! Angela. I cannot •‘ave you I” he groaned as fu* felt his strength leaving bim. I “ I,eave me and save yourself,” she ; whispered. “ Never I I will die with you I Oh ! tty darling, ii I had heeded your warn* I ing and not been half intoxicated this , need not have happened. It was all j my fault —my recklessness. I deserve j death, but you—if I c »uld ouly save , you.” he almost s I bed d he that fate ends your life is , welcome to me.” murmured the girl ; faintly. “ We will die together.” •rosti an A 11 the bottom of the lump 111    r* I then work out a» much *>t the care a-p 'khie, and after it stops bleeding I wash out ail the matter I can. and put iii Gargling oil or something of that nature. I think, it one knew when-tile I .Dud r<**e!s and nerves are I t way w ald be to cut ti.. h ‘ated Iuu>; think so muc* been attained has been buy ; disgusted A man inn. and prayer h tears rotted do Thou know* si aw ul sin thousand There I {’;*•    rtf -It’s a! 5 ou to < but I*d w r The Ground-Hoer Excuse. %1 A Jaw Crane, why did you get drtlrik yerfterdnjf ?” blandly inquired the court of the firft min otlt. His Honor s kind look gave Adam new courage, and he exclaimed : “ It was ground-hog <h»y, your Honor.” “ So it was; but what has ground iVTTMRFT? IO hojrdaytcdo with whiskey r yj    IM    ‘Our fattily has always celebrated the day, Judge. If it is a cloudy day ....... we    have baked goose for dinner and congratulate each other with an early spring. If it is a sunny day we always get drunk. It has been a regular custom for y'-ars. and I hope you won't hop on me with a big sentence ” “ I can’t help about its being a custom. Adam Crane,” softly replied the court. “ nor can the people of the 8tat« of Michigan make it cloudy or sunny for the ground hog. Our folks hare found you driven into a pile of rubbish up to your shoulders, pulled you out and brought you bere, and it is now my painful duty to give the cold grip for thirty days.” u Blast the grcun 1-hog?” muttered the prisoner. *• No swearing, unless you raise your right hand,” replied the court. “ Tho fact ii, Mr Crane, there is too mash fooling with the weather; and there are too many signs and too many prophet? One day the goose-bone prediets a regular old silver-plated nor* easter, and the next day General Meyers brings on a thaw. This having ta use a wheelbarrow in the morning and a hand sled at night has disgusted me/' 4* I d ni t control the weather,” growled Adam *• Con’t htdp that ; you will have to take your little ground hog under your arui and go tip.” - .      - # rn   —------------ Kindness to Animals—\ an Azo- burgh could handle his lions and tigers with impunity. So animal will fail to respond to kindness and uniform good treatment. And especially will the noble horse respect and confide in and faithfully .->erve a master who deals gen-t!y and kind!} with him We have ourselves taken a spirited Morgan mare which had been rudely handled and become entirely unmanageable through birsit treatment, and, by appealiug to her intelligence and respecting her needs, in three weeks’ time made her entirely -afe and reliable for wife and children, and all who would treat her kindly and handle her ventiy, and wa have, alter five years, teen the same mare resume her old vicious habits v; K«n again under the control of one *sho resorted to arbitrary or brutal treat meat Ai way appeal to the better .n-t.ncta of the horse, ‘.he mule, the ox, the c iw, as will a* the dog, and other I > most ic animals, and they will never become vicious or un man ageable. Amusing. Strong butter—A billv goat. Don’t get ‘ short’’ if you want to get along. Wagon wheels cannot run far without being tired. When ought mariners to have fruit at sea ?—When they stem the currents. A late hook is entitled “Half hours with insects.” What a lively halfhour one can have with a bee ! *’ How one thing brings up another,” said a lady. absorbed in pleasing retrospection. “Yes,” replied the practical Dobbs, ‘‘an emetic, for instance.” A smart schoolboy says it takes 13 etfera to spell cow, and proves it thus: “ See O double you ” Can you see me. dearest said a Chicago man t** bis dying wile ‘‘Tell me, can you see mc?” “No,” she faintly whispered, “blit I can smell Have you seen my black-face antelope ?” inquired Mr. Leoscope, who had a collection of animals, of his Tri* od Rot tie jack. ‘*No. I havent. Whom did your block-fact aunt elope wiih ? When a man is treating a dashing willow to oysters, and sees his wife coaling into the restaurant, about all he can do is to button up his coat. and hang to his chair, and trust in Providence. Ah Sims is the name of a Chinaman in Nevada. He is ad:**tcd to the flow mg bowl. and some days it is impossible to recognize hi ai from his brither Jim Jim*. W hen a young mau encircle- hi? partner a waist for a donee, he will d*** wisely to keep his fingers st ii!. Nothing agricole a young 'ady more (ban to imagine you are trying to count the whalebones in bar dress. A Newark husband who, when he courted his wife, was c m-tantly sigh ing for tile “Sweet bv-and bv.” duscn'r II* od comp that it h; sins that ’ay uotil h eis ui >ut centi v V ex*-As wa hi I that ICT—the < ill aget her ! ad been a t of i dr'*-**, a? I very w* II ” • x fir ct a w r n ruin; J a tier mo while th ss L rn A A, nan t e wa? wra I, “ i about I. ut. ( racked Hand? Cured. < orresjKu lcnce N. V Xiii un*. N*?ne bat the laboring man, who •offered misery \*hiic using an axe P anding with other to**!?, can rig! JO U i ti A >o»ne iiav* in t be I... rt.. you t< an mg Im I. *T It! an angel; know sir. that I unless my wings w” Th d I* IC Ii' True worth i? in being, not see rn- tart t thin the era of good feeling ?— • fib ic. Feel of a buzz saw and ace. W e hexer kn w a great character nn- ? »m#*t hing cotifCciiial to it has grown girl wha nr a teen getting the nv; «c. sir. what d A*by, with the Then I want indigo, f, *rk. Pie it Par jean i® seasons iry era* *. w UU! predate this artic! J "arg. I suffered at ? bitteroe9«, caused b hands and fingers I tried every so calk i teuieuy I could bear of, but in vain; ani being ob Jig* J then to lab >r each successive day for an h nest livelihood, I was bound, as with au iron chain, to such sufferings as almost made life a burden At !a-t a friend told me to put common copal varnish into the cracks it would cure th*, rn ; ^though tty fait Ii was very weak, I tried the prescription, and. to my creat j^y. sure cnoagh. in forty-eight Ii mrs my hand.) were as well as ever. It does not - iv** from frc*h cracks, but it nee* r f’ai’s to entirely cure the old ones in two days I keep a small bottle of the varnish, with a “liver standing in it.—coat IO cent,?—always handy, and with if? help my bauds arc nearly always well. For ny knowledge of this simple remedy I Von Id not p irt for ninny dollars. I Lave given it to many others for many years, and have never known of its failure lo effectually cure in all such cases I don’t know that Hie subject can be considered agricultural perhaps it is only cutieultu-ral). but there are probably farm readers of your paper, who will be glad to get the inlormation. A stranger went into a fa? St. I..-ais church, and while there the choir, in ?woctly operatic tones, sang that good old piece : Jerusalem, my hippy home, Name ever dear to me. J ti is was what the choir sang, but To him it sounded like Rue slum, map pone. Name vahde tumme. gir “it enty-fivc cents w rib It wa* at a party, and d marched off triutnh “I hat’s the wiv,” t merit that win? anoth * inflv w sai l h' .u: Tit r Eel f f K up wi tai ii ourselves. to waiter • Lad TI I, mss watch riau os. ii mends, an*! dyed mustache* swallowed d wn his Adaqi's three time? before it Woald was his grief. sad A world paste dia-Acd he pple folly Slav, such It is apt to sh ike a rn m’s c mgftanc* in his wife to awake in the early rn* rn *t< fl ing an I find lier stalin on the edge of the bcd. going through his p And it i- apt to shake a woman’s denca in her husband to find n-*fl those p icket piece of b >n si 1 but a lag-^r beer check. a dogn* sausage, a variety low ticket, and signed E jierfnmed id r yours, ,1 ulia.” th. bit .Id in lat ‘ The baby has got a Haw t the obi lady is laid up with a c hor head, remarked a gentleman v terrify lo a defeated candidate “ WI do you suppose I care?” was the reply AV ell.* said the gentleman slowly. * befire (lection you used to take me to one side anti ask me how tov family was cotni.ig *.n, and I’ve been hunting you all over town to tell, aud that ta the way you talk to me. But it don’t mike “ Don’t pat tho* .ce into tilt* giblet with ja*ur fingers ” Y\ a.: r—•* L>>r, ma im, I don t niiud ; utj Lauds are \ cry warm.” Au insectnlogcT has discovered that tho lo st time to examine the wonderful architecture of'the hornet’s nest is after the hornets have moved out. A little b y was much exercised fur tear he woald not know his father when be got to heaven, but his mother eased h;~ mind by saying, ** Allyou will have ta J** is to look for an angel with a rod In the present state of alarm regarding the safety of theatres, the ballet would se* rn to be an entertainment most likely to inspire confidence among the -p etal rs, judging from the large amount of hose displayed on the stage. “ \\ hich ta the largest gland ? ” asked a Chicago medical professor of the newest arrival in his class the other <i ty. The student burh*d himself in a mo- r md attentive thought for any difference, I v* candidate anyhow.” dud for the a ber At that critical moment, just at Richard was about to relax the feeble th# sfr’»n^er did not know it efT*rts be had been making to keen j himself aud his betrothed above water, a shout ii ear at hand fell on his car I lie other members of the sailing par- * ty had overtaken th air unfortunate companions just in time. It was weeks before Angela knew the he drew lur aru.* iii his and they walked particulars of their narrow escape. She ulow!y to and fro b neath the trees. Slit* bad taken a violent cold, which, togeth-listcned attentively to his eloquent j cr with excitement, brought on a severe pleadings, and then calmly, firmly, for attask of brain fever. Richard was not permitted to see her she had nerved herself to the task,said, • Richard: I will be frank with yon. I like you very much. but i cannot and will not promise to marry you until von swear never to touch a drop of intoxicating drink. My husband must have my perfect trust as well as my love, and though he called daily. Her uncle, although he guessed the muse of tfie accident, spoke no word of reproof But Richard needed anne. His conscience was reproaching him more seriously A sharp Yankee went into a country Store down east. and thus accosted the proprietor :    “    Squire,    do    you trade ? ” *• Considerable,” was the reply. “ I mean d » you dicker ? ”    “ Some; what ye got ter dicker ? ” “ A egg ” ••What ye want for an egg?” “ Gues-s I’d like a darnin’needle.” The required needle was dickered for the egg. and the Y’ankce was going awav, when he turned and said, “Squire, do you treat?” “ \\ cli, I don t care if I do,” replied the good-natured storekeeper. They repaired to an adjacent tavern, and the —forgive me for speaking so plainly— sometimes seemed to him that he must I cannot trust you entirely uutil you I g° mad, so ureat was the mental tor- I _ „ I.    Ii* 1} . I • t i* it    "    —.    I    I    i you mean; who says I Yuu, yourself, never ALBERT LEA, MINN. i I.ta\e orders With 2tacy <£ T'rcr. break yourself of this habit “ Angie !” he cried in amazement, “ what do drink ?” “ Every one. denied it before “Nor do I deny it now. But some one must have given you a very exaggerated account of my actions What ta a glass of wine now and then with a I friend ?” But, Richard, did it never occur to j J’ou thai tins habit will grow stronger until it becomes a passion V* demanded Angela, her brown eyes flashing excited-ly. *‘ Nonsense,” smiled Richard, stooping to kiss the serious face. “Wait till that time comes, Angie; wait till I have proven that I cannot control myself. I promise you that when you can convince me that wine is injuring me I will never taste it again.” After a slight hesitation Angela euu- than Mr. Forrester could have done. It j usual bourbon was produced. “ Hold on.” cried tile Waukee, “ my chtat’s weak, and I never take wlitaky without an egg in it ” The generous shopkeeper handed him the dickered egg. but without asking him tor his needle again. The Yankee broke the shell on the edge j ture he endured. j “ If she dies,” he kept repeating to himself. “Oh. Heaven! if she dies, | in the sight of God I ain lier murder- : er.” Bat Angela did not die., In due time the strength returned to her fragile form and the roses to her pale checks One afternoon, when she was sitting up in her easy chair, clad iii wrapper * Coli I do I you give me something to d i? asked a p or boy at a Michigan shingle factory the other day. “ No,” said the owner, “ we are full now.” I Ut* boy looked sad and was about togo away when a bright thought seized noon him. and tutti ing to the owner, lie j inquired, *• Don t you need a boy to te-*t shingles on ” But even then the j la I could get no positing, for the man had a boy of Ins own. j “ Don t put too much confidence in a lover ta Vows and sighs,” said Mrs. I‘arlington to her niece; “ let him tell yon that you have lips like strawberries and cream, lips like a tarnation, aud eyes like an asterisk ; but such things oftener come from a tender head than a tender heart.” ibis is che season when. as they j fondly linger at the gate, he says in j tones tremulous with the ecstasy ot I love, “ Darling, my own precious darling. one fond kiss before we part I” and a sharp vw’ee from the up-stairs window calls out, “ Sarah Jane, you march into the house. To-morrer is Washita day, and you aint a-going to hay abed till noon, now I tell you ! ” Trial? never conic singly. It was I of tho glass, when he exclaimed, “Gee- I on,Y laat Wtek ll*al w* Icarned that the wiliikins ! this egg’s got two yolks ! * coal supply would be exhausted in a ; Guess you’d better give me another 1 liul* oVer hme nii,Iio*1 Y«»r*» and now I darning needle.”    * uews comes that the planet \ uican is ______^_______ lost. \Ye eau hardly think any one Bring distinctly before -your own , would be mean enough ta stetal Vulcan, * mind the well known fact, that children but the nights have beeu dark lately, and slippers, and looking like a droop-!    J0’?.011    u ing flower, with her white face and n\ /^ t c 1111 ^-shorn head, her penitent lover was ad-    1F    P1^00^ to lhett be suited to nutted toller presence. It was the I t"e,r    and    adapted    to their first time they had met sinoe that memorable day, and. overwhelmed with his in exercising their provided only that mod many Clump: Laid “ and I now *Wear to you. An^ie, the game. and there arc about It has been decided th it a man can legally kiss the hired girl, if he can prove that he mistook her for his wife, but how shall that | refit the man when he finds himself with only one eye, and no hair on his head ? “Thomas, of what t'i tilt is cider made ? ”    “ Don’t know,sir ” “Why. mouth    and    commence    chewing.    The | what a stupid boy ! Wha! did you get he j party who    chew? to the middle first    wins    when you robbed farmer Jones’ or- strength. A new garne- -chcwing string- p has sense of guilt, Richard fell on Ii is knees j been introduced as a pastime, in soda beside Angela, and, with tears which j hies A lady and gentleman sit oppo- j were no disgrace to his snnhood, site each other, and, getting a string thndked the Good Father that her life I two yards long, place one end in each had been spared. Ymu arc my guardian angid, chara '■ t ti re-Ii ment, and then, brightening up suddenly, exclaimed:    ** The largest gland, sir. is fitft-giamd ! ” Tnen the professor kindly led the youth aside, and pathetically advi?ed him to think no more of medicine, but to join a minstrel show, or enter an army. In Nevada a man was boasting of the wonderful seem of his dog, and how far ’ he could track his master. He concluded his yarn with the triumphaaS query. “ What d’ye think about thai?” “ Do you want to know what I think about it ? said one of the bystanders; , “ \Y cli, I think You’d better co and ! take a bath ” Mrs. Henpeck—“ frow stupid that yon can’t recollect when Mrs. Major M.outer called I ” Mr. Henpeck—** I —I know it was the day when you hit me with the camp-stool ” Mrs H — “ Then it was on Friday.” Mr. ll.— “ No, no ; that was the day you threw t the teapot at me.” Some time ago a pupil in a deaf and dumb asylum iii NL-w England read a' portion in the book of Job. When asked to w rite out his understanding of Job s sufferings, h« wrote as follows; “ The Lord boiled Job seven davs.” Little Robbie wcct to a show, and sow an elephant lor the first time in his life,. \\ hen Bt came home his mother a^kcu bim what he had seen. “ An elephant, mamma, that gobbled Lay with his front tail.” “ Mrs. Spinks,” observed! a boarder to his landlady. “ the equal adjustment of this cstabltahmeQt could be more safely secured if there was less hair in the hash, and more in the mattresses.” “ Tammy, do you know that your Lucie Robert has found a little boy on his door-slep, aud ta going to adopt him ? ”    “    Yes,    muuima, and he'll be Uncle Robert’s step-son, won’t ho ? ” “ Mamma, go down on your hands and knees a minute, please.” “ What on earth shall I do that for, pet J ” “ ’Gause I want lo draw an elephant.” §oui0 slanderer asserts that paper makers arc the greatest magicians of tho age, inasmuch as they transform beggars’ rags into sheds for editors to lie on. Joy and Schmo w or Urn lur en — Children sweeten labors, but they make misfortunes more bitte! ; they increase the carrs of life, bnf they mitigate thw remembrance oi dc-th ;