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Freeborn County Standard, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1877, Albert Lea, Minnesota STANDARD F': XVEBY In Advance. 82 00 4 w 50 3.50 o.OO ii; ili'iu I I y Ii 0 00'lO 50 4 .M) G 00 7.00 j OO'.IO 0.25 r'.OO IS 00 Uo 00 7.00; i i oo 22.00 30 oo (10 SO OOJoO 00 ?j is oo ,MI.CO oo.oo D. It. P. Himia. H. D. BROWN CO.'S OF MBIT LEA. AlBBRT LEA, MINNESOTA A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRAHSACTEO. H. D. BROWN CO. BANKERS. XSFEHENCES: Sat. Bank, Am tin. 1st Bank, St. Paul. Chicago. 1th Nut. li.'.ult, Xev, Uitt II. Banker. ALBERT LEA. MINN. Boots find Shoes. X. .T. Muiiiit'.iclurcr of done to orilor. LoMihor tor All at Hie lov.-ovl price'-, ami ivainiil- to give perfect snt Nf.ivl ion. Shop on patt siue of .ALBERT LEA MINX "THOMPSON TILTON Have jubt opcucil a Boot Shoe Shop. "WILL CONSTANTLY KEEP OX A FULL LIM: OF t Cl. Goods, nil of which will be sold cheap. LADIES' AND GENTS' FIND GOODS SPECIALTY. GOOD FITS Cl'AU- ANTED, AND ALL WORK Repairing done on aliorl notice, and ncoording lo contract. GIVE Til KM A CALL. Broadway, one door north of (he Webber House, Albert Leu Minn, Maker and I'ppairer of Boots Shoes. Shop on Clark street, north and oppo- site of Wedge Spiccr'a Drug store. JIRST-CLASS WORKMEN ure employed. Repairing done to order, clieap nud on notice. him a call. Albert Len, Minn. Dray JLines. CITY EXPRESS DRAY LINE. Deals in HARD and SOFT COAL. Also Seasoned Wood. Orders lefc on at Lincoln Bros. itUndrd to at once. MALLERYBROS. Are pvcp.irrd to start their "W jflL C3- for the season. Orders solicited VOLUME 17. ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1877. NUMBER 43 THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND. Go to Honest Abe's for HATS, CAPS, AND GENTS FURNISHING GOODS- TUB CHEAPEST STORE UNDER THE SUN. A. CHILD CAN T.UY AS fJHKAP AS A MAN KRW. PLKAS GOODS AT PRICKS WHICH D13FV COMrETITON FROM 13V13HY ONE WK MANUFAC- TURE OUR OWN GOODS THKRKFOKE CAN NKLL CHEAPER THAN OTHERS. WIHCII 13 THE LOWEST. Opposite" west side Broadway, Established in 1865. S. 8. EDWARDS Photograph Eooms Bronilu.iy, opposite Toslofiice. ALL GOODS SOLD CHEAP. __ Albert Lea, Minn. Oil JPUoto'is, G-OHIJS, .See; In the LATEST STYLES, ami at REA- SONABLE PRICES. ALBERT LEA MINX TERECIA PASniOABLECIMiDBESS-SAREB Over Spicer-s Drug Store, AL1IBIIT LEA, Minn. Well Trimmed 0. F. HALL, M. D., PHYSICIAN SURGEON, SHELL ROCK, MINN, Office at the Shell Hock Hotel D., MIAN1 SURGEON, MRS. JOHN STAGE'S up Stairs o% er ihe Pu'-t ALBERT MINN. o o ECLECTIC PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON TWIN LUCE CITY, MINN., Will ti-eit nil tn wliioh mankind is subject, to the best of Kis ability. "Dr. Howl mil ru.idvn of di-tsisi-s of and CliiUlrcn, niul chronic dihoixse-, ot long standing. lone; experience and I strict intention to In-profession, liui1- con- I fid.-lit ot Iron'in 5 nil euinUe iliMi.iias with I OWehieal ea JTOIt ALBERT LEA, A. IL. K 3 MIN N JOHN ANDERSON, :LA.AV AN1> NOTARY I'L'BMC Office over Wedge Spicer's Drug Store, ALBERT LEA, MINX. W B. RUMSEY, ALBERT LEA MINN Special attention given to collections lime nptps find niortgnges jnircliased A. J. BALCIL Having rented the tine shop, formerly used by A. Uroivn, is now prepared to do ill 1 kinds of repairing, particularly in the line of HAS HEMOYED THE OLD PIONEER MEAT-MARKET On. East side Broadway, first door south of THE PEOPLiS'S STORE. Wagons, Sleighs, etc. Wood- work on plows, albo painting "tO Everything cheap and on short notice. Give Him a Call. ALBERT LEA IE02J FOUHDHY MACHINE SHOR GRAIN SEEDING 1'L.VTFOiUl SCALES FANNING MILLS, MILK SAFES, AN9 SCANDINAVIAN DRAG. iiinniif'actiifC'l, ami the most perfect to be found in market us clieap as the cheapest. kinds of CASTINGS furnished on short nolioe, nnd REPAIRS upon ma- chinery done to oz-tler. FOUNDRY near the Southern Minnesota Ilivilroai! depot. AUIKKT LE.S MINK. WITK INCREASED FACILITIES FOi; DOING BUSINESS, HE I'HO- I'OSKS TO GIVE BETTER SATISFACTION! THAN EVER I5EFOCE. paid for Hides, Tallow, MEAT MARKET WILLIAM TUNELL Again calls attention to his FINE MEAT Where can be found at all cuts of MARKET, times, choice Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage, Also FISH, POULTRY, nnd WILD GAME in their season. BROADWAY, near Armstrong's ALBERT LEA, Bank- MINN. TEACHERS Thoroughly Fitted. The Price of Wlicat. From the VYinoria Republican. Ttiose who watch the European mar- kets frotn this side of the Imping that the old world population will absorb all our surplus cereal pro- ducts iit the high prices which now rulo, arc ton apt to buse their calcula- tions as to the wants of European con- sumers upon the amount which they are in tlic habit of using when prices are low, and the.y sometimes fail to con- Mtler the effect of long continued high prices in diminishing the demand for curtain aiticles of food. 13eynnd a cer- tain point, there is no doubt thut price bus itiiich to do with the consumption even of articles of- (bod that are set down among, the necessaries of life This ii especially tho case in Europe, where, when ihe priee of wheat flour becomes excessive, thousands of families are at once compelled to lower their standard of living, and use cheapef ar- ticles To bay, therefore, in general terms, that England will use nil the wheat wo can spare, is to make too broad a statement. Slio will USD just the i.mounl which her population can .iffoiil to buy, and no more. It must [in rumemboreJ that England is now tliiuuL'h a period of business (Impression, and that the pressure of hard t.uies is severely felt all through the Unitrd Kingdom. The Turko-Hubsian war is an clement that enters larguh into the (nictitations of producers, well ab of speculators, in their eslimales of fnlure prices. I', is held that as the war ihn avcjagi) pi ice of fjrain caonut fall below a certain point It is (rue lhat tlic remaikaoly large erop produced this in the ferule turitory now occupied by tho hostile forces, will be consum'rd or destroyed but it ha.s been oflioially stated that before the Uus- sians had reached the Danube, the RoirjKmijii provinces had already con- tributed to the- JJritish markets uiore wheat than during the picvious }ear It is a remarkable fart, alao, that the during the fir-si eight unnihs ol the present viar exceeded byncaily two million quarters, the exports of the cor- responding of and were more tli in a million quirter-i in L-XCC.-S ol' tlic averig" exports (luting tho last years. These f.ici.-> affird a sound basis for the recent .statement bv the Lond >n Times, to the elTt-ct that the bulk of the wheat re ceived from abroad this year at Kng li-h ports had not come from the i'nitotl Riatu'i. nnd Lhat the lirirkoc up- on which we h.ivc relied has been to smile extent initeipited The deduc- tion to be drawn from all the mentioned facts is that western prn- d.iei-'-s should not hold hick the bulk of their too long, in anticipation j of muoli pi ili m those which j now rule j Tfikp Care of the Tools. We cannot (oo strongly urge the no- cc-ssity of proper care of farm imple- ini nth 'j hi.-, e.iru e insists in housing, painting, repairing, in return for which HU have tuol.i which arc bel- ter, that will wear Kinder, and that nill ho liable to break, us well as vastly more convenient to use, the total result of w'.ith is economy." Every farmer should make it a rule to kcr-p his tools under cover when not in use. There are always corners enough in the barn, wheio hues, shovels, plows, and cm b? stowed away .it any I time without beiii'_c in tho way. At a triflinpr expense a can be built, in which be kept the wagons carts, mowing machines, Ac it will take no longci to run them under din building than to leave (hem in the field. Furthermore, eveiy Inriner should see that his tools are kept in good or- der When any part of fin implonient nets out of pi ico or is brvknn, the ad- joining parts sustain greater wear, and in a short time fret beyond repairing Xuts. bolls, and screws become loose, admitting dust and gravel, and cau.-inE unnecessary friction, which is uioic iTcai inp than natural work. As soon as any part becomes weak it should be repaired at once. We once knew a thrifty farmer who made it a rule lo repair everything lie fore it was broken, alid presume that he was thereby sawd many vexation? delays. Another impoitnnt matter not to be over-lrukpii is the of paint that costs but little, will exclude the moisture to a certain extent, and pro- vent decay. Proper care and a neat look will in- sure better tools and better hnndling. since every one prefers to use nn im- plement that is bright, and polished to ono that is rutty nnd woalher-boatcn. and in the matter of service the one will last unt'l literally worn out, while the other is liable to give out when least expected. It has been stalod that implements arc not made of as uood material as formerly, and that many of them are too for hard service, but we believe these, especially the former, to be mis- taken ideas. The material is of small consequence, compared with the treat- ment the tools receive. It is true that good steel and cood wood-wnrk are bet- ter than poor, but rust nnd decay will soon destroy either. Blany of the toughest and best varieties ot timber it exposed to the weather, will decay quite as soon as the poorest. A market gardener had a very fine cow that, was milked week after week by two hired men. He observed that amount nf butter-he carried to mar- ket weighed about a pound more on each alternate week. He watched the men nnd tried the cow after they hud finished milking, but always found that there was no milk left in the teats. lie finallyafiked the Scotch airl.who took care of the milk, if she could account for the difference Why, she 9ays. when Jim milks he says to the old cow, so, tny pretty little muloy, but when Sam .milks he hits her on the hip with the edge of the pail, an' s, hist-.7 vou old britfe.' Punctuality. It is nstonishing how many people there are who neglect punciualiry. Thousanda have failed from this cause alone. J t is not only o serious vice in itself, the fruitful parent of nu inerous other vices, so that he who be- come0 the victim of it gets involved in toils from which it is almost impossible to escape. It makes the mcrchtint wasteful of his time it saps the busi. ness.reputation of the lawyer, and it injures the prospects of the mechanic, who might otherwise rise to fortune; in a word, there is not a profession, nor a station in life, which is not liable to the canker of the destructive habit. It is a fact not always remembered, that Napoleon's great victories were won by infusing into his subordinates the necessity of punctuality to the min- ute It was hife plan to manocuver over large spaces of country so us tn render the enemy nnrpitaiii where he was about to strike a blow and then sudden- ly to concentrate his forces and fall wilh irresistible power on some weak point of tho extended lines of the foe The "xeeulion of this system do rnandcd that each division of the army should arrive at the specified time punciuully; for if any part failed to come up the battle was loft It wns by imitating this plan that the allies finally succeeded in overthrowing the emperor. The whole Waterloo campaign turned on these tactics. At Mont St. Jfljyi. Biucher was punctual arid Grnuc-hv was not; and the result wis that Napoleon fell and Wellington triumphed. In mercantile n flairs punctuality is ns impoi tant as in military. Many are the instances in which the neglect to renew an insurance punctually has sud- denly led to serious loss. Wi'.b sound policy do the banks in- sist under the penalty of a protest, on the punctual payment of notes, for wern they tn do o'hcrwise commercial trans- actions wou'd fall into inextricable con- fusion Many and many a time has the failure of one man to meet his obliga- tions brought on the ruin of a score of others, just ns the toppling down, in a line of bricks, of the master brick. the fall of til the rest. Thous- ands remain poor nil their lives, who, if they were more faithfal in their would secure a larsre run of custom and so nrike their fortunes. L5c putuMU'al if you would succeed. Nathan Rothschild. Somewhere near n score ofyears ago. I think, I read the story, then fresh Ii has been recalled to my mind by its tell- ing in uiy presence to an Knglish gen tlemrin, who assured us that he could personally vouch for its truth, ho hnv- ing had business with the old Jady of Thre.'idneedle street while the trans- u-'ic m -inn from this of an eye-witness. I deem the thing worth repeating. I think I re- member it as it was told me. A bill of exchange, for a large ninount, was drawn by Ansolm Roths- child, of London When the- gentle- nion who held it arrived in London, Nathan was awiy. and he took the bit of paper to the Bank of England arid asked them there to discount it. The managers were very HtifT. With haughty assurance they informed the holder that they discounted only their own bills; they wanted nothing lo do with tho bills of persons They did not stop to reflect with whom they had to deal. Those shrewd old fellows in charge of the 'change of the realm should have known nnd remem- bered that that bit of paper bore the sign manual of a man more powerful than powerful because in- dependent the thousand and-nne hampers that rested upon thorn. Umph exclaimed Nathan lloths- child, when the answer of the bank was reported to him. '-Private persons! I will give those ifnport-int gentlemen to know wiih what sort of private persons they have to deal And then Nathnn Rothschild wont to work lie h.ul an object, in to humble tho Bank of England and he meant to do it Flu sent agents up on the continent, and through the United Kingdom, nnd threo weeks were spent in g-ithering up notes of the smaller denominations of the bank's awn issue One morning bright and early, Nathan Rothschild presented himself at the bank at the opening of the teller's department, and drew from his pockotbook n. five-pound he desired to have cashed. Five sove- reigns were counted out to him, the officers looking with astonish vent upon seeing the Baron Rothschild troubling himself personally about so trivial a matter Tho baron examined the coins one by one. having satisfied himself of their honesty in quality and weight, he slipped them into a canvass bag, n'nd drew out and presented another five- pound note. The same operation was gone through wilhan-ain, save that this time the baron took the trouble to takn a small pair of scales from his pocket and weigh tho pieces, for tho law gave him that right. hundred pound notes wore presented and cashed. When one pocket book was emptied an- other was brought forth and when a canvass bap; had been filled with gold it was passed to a servant who in waiting. And so he went on until the hour arrived for closing the bank and at. the same time he had nioo of the employes of the house encaged in tho same work. So it resulted thit ten men of the houso of Rothschild had kepfc every teller of the bank busy seven hours, and had exchanged some- where about Not another been able to get his wants to. The English like oddity. Let a man do something original and piquant, and bank officials smiled that evening, On tho following morning, when the bank opened, Nathan Uoihsehiid ap- peared again, accompanied by his nine faithful helpers, this time biinging with him as far as the street entrance four heavy two-horse drays, for the purpose of carting nway the gold, for to-day the Baron had bills of a larger denomination. Ah, the officers; of the bank Miiiled no more, and a trembling seized them when I be bunker monarch said, with stein simplicity and direct- ness: Ah, these gentlemen refuse "to lake bills. I3e it so. I am re- solved that I will keep none of theirs. It is the house of Itothsehild against the Bunk of England The Hank of opened its eyes very wide. Within a week the house of Rothschild could be demanding gold which it did not possess The gentle- men at the head of affuirs saw very plainly that in a determined tilt the bank must go to the wall. There was but one way out of the scrape, and they took it Notice was at once pub- licly given that thenceforth the Bank of England would cash tho bills of Rothschild as well as its own. Relieving Their Minds. From the Cleveland lleruld. JMucalc Tho Children. Day alter day as we look around us we find startling, nppiiling evidences of corruption and venality. Not a paper do we read that does not contain an nouneements of defalcations, embezzle- ments, swindles, cheats Savings banks are found rotten to the core, and all the hard-earned accumulations of thousands ofconfiding pror people are sweyt away with breath of uiornitif air, and he who has robbed the multitude has fled be- yond the roach of the law's arm. In. surunce companies collapse and with them go the hope of the widow nnd orphan. Men highly honored in polit- ical and comercial life are suddenly found recreant to their trusts, and an astounding community stands aghast, not so mueh at the wreck that is strewn nround, or the losses they have sus- tained, heavy (hough they be, as at the miracle of corruption exhibited by the man, of ail others, whom they trusted ihe In the contusion of the mo- ment they fai! to realise the fact that the revelation is only a revela- tion and not a developement. That it wag merely the exhibition of the true condition of a character with reference to which they had long been deceived. In all this class of crimes to omit the grosser forms of robbery, ra- pine and murder, whether po'ilical or At limes when the independent citi- mercantile in their sphere of operations zen is di.uhati.-fied with something in the the prime cause is individual dishon domestic he strides out in- to the woodshed, treads on the cat's tail, kicks the and mvears steadilv for about five minutes. Having thus relieved his mind and vindicated his in- dependence, he goes his business in his ordinary way. the independent citizsn it dis- pleased willi the course jf political af- fairs, he swears at the ticket of his par- ty, buys a lead pencil, or votes reckless- for any one not on his oivn ticket, just to relieve his mind and show his ence. and they cannot exist to; independence Having thus trodden I Where theti sh-ill we God a estyand lack of principle. Jleason on it as you will, refer to it political influ- ence or ambition, charge it to the neg- ligence of inspecting officers or to what- ever secondary influence you may choose, the fact remains the same and undisputdble that a thoroughly honest man. honest from principle, honest be- cause it is right to be honest, will not, eannot. betray his trust and rob and wrong those who cotifiJu in him. The one denies the other by its very exist ether, re me (I v on the tail of bis cat. kicked his d >g, for the multiplying evils th-it seem and swurn at the woodpile, he goes gnliermg in every darkening clou! home in a better temper and at the j abnut -js HT.V the depo-itois in banks be secured airainst the next election votes the straight ticket and flings up his hat over its success. Human nature manifest itself, even in politics.. Last Tuesday .vas the day for Ohio Republicans to ease their minds by kicking and swearing, and they did it. Now they are right fur the next election. savings subtle knaveiy of bank officials? How can directors and stockholders be pro- tected ygainst the fingers of the dis'.ioiH-s-t cashier or book-keeper 1 I low slnli t he 0 n'ernroent be prorectcd against the lot-si's entailed bv bribe taking, conniving In a word how shall every man be protected aainst eveiy other man's dishonesty We believe but one answer to these questions. The onjy way to prr- vent constant and multiplying recur- rences of the e7il has been They mui-t afl'jtd each other oppoituni- I ascertained, no.nly every species I to commit wrongs upon them pests of the firmer has it; origi- j T-hey must coniMe (heir money their nal hub'tatinn iu the f.iriists.and findo its their reputation, their Jivps, j natural food in plants and roots of J largely nnd into the hands ol j uidigennu.- groivth It is nut until j Ii la a cnrroliary of exi.-tence are destroyed that the devouiing boroN j h it, die Inniidati m of society. L'ules; impelled by hunger, desert their native to whom dic's-e are confided to attack the I'u-uis cultivated fields Bui when uiivcn to migrate by necessity, they readily adapt themselves lo their changed conditions, and reconcile themselves lo a new diet. The cutting down of fores.'s. (lie des- truction of small and die care- less style of farming v.-hich generally prevails where agricultural operations arc conducted upon a large scale, are An The best said the agent, leaning up the c.mnicr nud helping to-on- olhur round of bread and cheese, penl'cman ilmvri in Mississippi. wim c.iiiMts.-i.'ig d'n'wii tiierc iii and'." things wjrc booming, you bet. F liad' ..bolt a d> Z.MI books I M-JIS takiijjf or-" ders for ul. the time, and dropped in on him one afternoon to see if he didn't want to subscribe to one. Well talked about the crops and niggers and politics, for awhile, and had two or drinks lo-rothcr, and then I opened on him. In five utcs had his order for two, and cieh down Got any more? he asked. A few." I answered. The (fifnp' wns really commencing to pan' out handsome ly. I .sh-jvred him two or thice other samples, and he bought them. too. Sec, said I, you appear to have a fondness for literature. Can't I close out the whole lot to you on a lib- eral discount I don't know, but you IIP answered. Name your I did so, they were accepted, antl he paid me over the cash. Then no had fcouie What'll you take for your watch and chain he inquired, in an amiable tone, (is 1 was about leaving. I didn't want lo sell, so I named iv figure (nice what they were worth. Lot's have said the obliging man, counting out the greenbacks on the table. The 1-3 was no help for it, so I passed over the articles and put the mancy iu my pocket with the rest. Hold up I" he said, as I was get-- ting out of the door. Don't you want to sell that diamond pin of yours? I'll give you 8-00 for it." It was w-irth j'ist half lhat, and f couldn't resist the offer. The amount, of it was I went nut ot that umn'p place and mounted uiy horse inir.ii.s books, watch, and diamond, but wiih 8COO of his money in my brcist pi-cki t The narrator here stopped, as terrnptr-c! by some powerful and then reached for some crackers cheese Well." said the b.irlcfopci-j who been listening eagerly. w -a :-f customer, sure enough. you ever sec him again "See replied the book agent, I guess I did. About an hour after, as I was riding out of town. I saw a double-barreled shotgun pnintingat tue from a tree along the rondnide, and ho was at die further end of it. lie re-- marked lhat upon mature deliberation the purchases didnt suit him, and [must ive him hi.; money back or die. Pre- ferring the former alternative, I shelled out promptly, and then he gave me tetv minutes in which fo make myselfscaree.' I did so, and ever since no moie obliging customers for me." Enjoy your life without comparing it with dial of another. all contributing, it is asserted, to bring California these insect visitations The Academy of Sciences nf that State has begun to bestow some serious at- tention upon the subject, and has ap- pointed one of its most learned special- ists to investigate and report upon the Sonoma potato worm. Sunflower Seed for Fowls. We have, for years, been aware of the value nfsunfluwor seed in the fall of the year, and in wintei timo, too, as food for fowls. This plant should be grown by eveiy poultiy grower in the country who has the opportunity to raise only a few stalks, even. For its properties for glossing the plumage of exhibition birds t'ltogetiier re- markable. Buck-wheat, nropudy fed, will operate .similarly: but ihe latter is, by far, too heating in its nature, in comparison wiih the other. This plant is a very gross grower, but it yields wonderou.-ly. and may be set in any soil where oilier fruits or vejr- etableo cannot bu conveniently raised for example, along the sides of fences or anywhere where the soil is not so easily cultivated aa in the open fields. Ifgiveu a good other grains will grow luxuriantly, and its care, for its yield is many hundredfold under ordinary cultiva- tion. Tho great Russian sunflower is a new thing with us in this country, and a marvelous improvement upon the old style seed. The flowers are double the average diminsions of the common South American variety so well known among us, and, as a hearer, it. far excels the latter in the number of large seeds it ripens upon its more expanding and heavier stalks. Religion, as W.irburton has well said, will always make bitter waters of Marah wholesome and palatable, but we must not think it will -continually turn water into wine because it once did. No physician ever weighed out mcdi- cino to his patient with half so uiuoh exactness and care as God weighs out to us every trial; not one grain too much does he ever permit to bo put in the scale. To one person who is positive. ly to be trusted wi'l do more for a man's moral for his spiritual na- all the sermons Le has ever heard or ever ctin Ixsar. and in a greater or 'ess degree aro con- fided to evory man, are honest for the sake of being hones-t. and not merulv for the sake of a good reputation and the advantages that it will afford them, there can be no hope of any genei-'ii improvement in these uritters Then comes the question, How shall men be made honest or, in a UIOI-R appro- priate form, When shall men be made honest An old dry crooked stick cannot be straightened, but the pliant twig, how- ever deformed it be, may almost always, by careful bandauing and train- ing, be made straight and symmetrical It is almost an impossibility to change a man after he ii forty, hut when he is four years old his character is }et to be made and is almost entirely within the will of those around him, and nota- bly his parents. The ptronts of this country hold its destiny in more respect than one in their hands, and in none more absolutely than in that under con- sideration The impressions earliest received arc the most durable. Let the tender infant among its first lessons be taught that honor and integrity are simply things to bo admired and emu- lated, but they are cliaracteiistics that every one does and must possess That they must be honest because it is right and proper to ba honest, whatever the consequences may be to theui individu- ally, that their integrity is to bo prized more highly than wealth and fame, and let these lessons be repeated, and again reiterated day by d.'iy. week by week, year by year, by example as well as by precept, by (he faithful observances of every proui'se made the child let it he applied to their thoughts and words, as well as their deeds, and the number of defaulters, of embezzlers, and abscond- ing officials will be materially reduced This is a work that parents only can do It is most effectually begun before live child reaches an age to leave its home for the public school, where the educa- tion Ft will receive wilj be far too strict- ly limited to the inte.lfect. The moral nature of the child is subject among its plnymafes tn a multitude of defaming influences which can only be corrected and counteracted hy patient; and persis- tent effort at the fireside. Tf it is neg- lected (here, what wonder that in later years some stress of difficulty, some pe- culiar and subtle .form of temptation sliall undermine tho weaker spot, the tower of respectability and influence that, is built, upon the sands of expedi- ency, and in its crashing dissolution many innocent porsons arc overwhelmed in irrcdeamnblo ruin The tn-eat thing in this world is so much where we stand ns in what di- rection are moving To reach the port nf heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it we mu'st and not drift nor lie at anchor. Contentment abides with truth And you will generally suffer for wishing to appear than you aie. whether it. richer or more learned. 'Ihe mask soon becomes an inf-'.rument of tor- ture. Curing- Cuts. Accidental r-uts fiom knives, cutting tools, scythes, ic., an.1 more likely tu uccur on the iaee and limbs than ou the body. All that is requisite in genera! is to bring the parts as ratcly as possible, and to bind them up' this is usually done hy adhesive phnter, when the cut ceases to bleed. Nothing is good for this purp.ose as paper previously washed over on one side with thick gum water, and then- dried when used it, is only to be' wetted with the tongue. When the cut bleeds butlittie, it is well to soak- the part in warm water for a lew min- utes, or keep a wet cloth on it. removes inflammation nnd pain, and ai- so a tendency to fainting, which a cut gives gome persons If the bleeding be too copious, damp the part with a rag wetted with 'creosote. Half and Half. A stranger, wearing a white hat with a very wide crape nailed to it, was yes- terday looking through the city hall, and after be had inejuired of a police- man the route to Kluiwood Ceuietary the officer in return remarked You have been bereaved, I pose 'i" as I knows replied man. I thought you had lost your and were a widower Ah this hat deceived plained the man. Well, L had band put on because I don't know whethei I'm a widower or riot. The old lady and I have had six jaws and- thrcn tussels in three days, don't eat at' he same table, each have a key to the front door, both cook what we eat, go ind come when we want to, and I eup- DOSC I'm as much a widower sup-- tho- wifV the INTELLIGENT agriculturists should try reasonable comparative i'or themselves. As business uien thoy are bound to do this for self-protection, nd to determine what course is bctt adapted to piesenl crops and uiaikms, wiihout placina: full reliance upon anti- paled notions that were only adapted to the times in which they were born. No man would be satis-fied with using Ditch-pine knot to read by if he could secure u well-filled kiroscne lamp. She who travels ihrnugh life afoot" and alone for forty odd years, may often, yearn for a manly breast to lay her1' lead against, but her hands are Vom callous places and biaken caused by pulling off her h'isband'a )JOtS. A clergyman says lhat., while visiting colored school in the South, he asked i tiny darkey what he studied for, and what was his object in attending school. ilesitating for a moment or two. the ittlo fellow answered To git offie." re. Gentlemen whose wives huvo solved themselves into domestic ion parties and subscribed babies to the -eneral household alarm the decision _ case of Mr. OF New York. that ho refused to hold. otherwise entertain their natural P'tttt, and h_r. prompt I v sent to EWSPAPERl MEWSPAPEJRl ;