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Davenport Weekly Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1884, Davenport, IowaForty third year. Davenport Iowa wednesday May 7, pages. Price per year. Farm and household. Harriet French in the Manhattan for May. If foot and winning fair show by Ems amid her hair a Waverick and Shade by the fitful sunbeams Tudor through veil of rain dances Down the fragrant Lane this Bright maid who draws each Lover by a harm Nune May discover. Varying Roll from to a thousand fancies in a Day sinking medleys with Siu a trill As tue restless air must thrill wild wit i Wanton elfish glee sad with freakish misery now to tender tears then to mirth with witchery first she pouts and says you Grieve her entreats you not to leave her then she lures you on to follow genre through the hollow up the Hill slope o or the Stream soft with Silvery gleam. Sub blah. Eat like a Hearty an Libya pick one so May life s Little spam not be too Juick run. Diplomacy Heth under the dish cover. Discretion is the proper sauce for cheese. A Lead dinner is often redeemed by a Good salad. Buttermilk Don t Hurt fowls a bit so far As we know. It is a Good drink for them. Sitting liens should have an apartment separate fron the layers. They Don t appreciate the social Kufs of the non Sitters. Destroy the old nest when the hens come off with their Chicks. Burn the Straw and the vermin if there Are any and cleanse the Box. A subscriber says his liens will not touch boiled potatoes. Neither will any body a to any great extent unless the potatoes Are Well mashed and mixed with meal table scraps Etc. The mixture should be salted a Little and some Pepper added does not Hatm. A new York shipper of butter and cheese now travelling in England writes that Australia new zealand and even Russia Are shipping butter into England. And Selling at lower prices than United states and Canadian butter can be sold for. Prof. Law and or. Salmon officially re port that the cattle disease in Kansas was produced by feeding Hay and Cornstalk contained ergot. They say that or. Egotism is not contagious but its symptoms somewhat resemble those of the foot and Mouth disease. The amount of cranberries shipped Over the Cape cod division of the old Colony Railroad last season which was barrels hoses 74 crates and 8 kegs. The Price per bar Rel was from 810.50 to s16, and in some instances As High As Sis for Best. A Tomato canner says the cause of poisoning from eating canned tomatoes is this when the can is opened and Only a portion of the contents removed the air acts upon the tin and develops the Poison. The can should be emptied at once and the unused portion pot in an earthen vessel. A barrel for mantels. Some Well closed Chest Box or closet is a necessity if one wishes to keep Iree from the ravages of Moths the number less Woolen garments of the family. If nothing better appears choose a Well cleaned flour barrel and line it carefully inside with strips of newspaper pasted on thoroughly covering each Crevice that none of the pests May find their Way in Side. If All flannels Are packed away As soon As washed and aired there will be no need of scattering Pepper tobacco or camphor gum in the folds of any save those at the top of the barrel. Tie a cloth Over the top or what is better paste a newspaper Orer and Over that a thick Strong paper such As is used for flour sacks. Fasten this Only around the Edge and the space Between the two papers will prove n perfect Protection for the most costly furs Anil flannels providing of course that Thev contained neither Moths nor eggs be fore Beine packed. When the contents Are taken out for a great saving of closet room can be effected if the barrel is filled with summer rests and pantaloons skirts dresses and dusters and All the various garments of Linen Cambric Lawn and Muslin. These should be washed but neither starched nor veil aired rolled into compact bundles and tied with twine. They can be pinned but if the pins used Chine to be Iron instead of brass enough moisture will gather to leave unsightly spots of rust. If the barrel is in the Way it can be converted in a respectable looking stand. Procure a Square Board cover an Inch larger than the barrel at its fullest part and tack on three sides of this a curtain of Creyonne or White or dotted Muslin wit i a ruffle my inches wide at the Bottom. This should be Lone enough just to touch the floor. Place Unis cover of the barrel with the Uncertain i Side toward the Wall and Lay Over tie Board n pretty stand cover. Fota tora Corn in if up tip of iss51 planted acre Field in com and acres win and of having them Fitl in fir id with soil. And All that 1" Makr a final. 1 kept a careful too null the Cost of porn during and to tie last lie fwd 10 swing his Ane and joke and sing. And make verse ind defend his political like a Iii Ara and advocate his religious like a Cyclone. Lill one to minor. Full per jew. But turned if eighty. Lai i own Anil was i t Linow Why How inv Nurs brain Ltd Nie set much Liim Spither in Dot a Nark with Nurt birr fir ref Trie or Rev 1 of 51, it Iii we warm Tran our trim Riff and i a car Thweni i Tny a fits Ulf to Trot tit Imbt with i Muir let Puppak Smiht 11 1 Mil Cruws i tin ii Ufa till airy Imrch inn Ralit tin i of the fild fist rat irian known of significance of old clothes took a Freih hold upon me. What volumes of prose and poetry of experience adventure Anil even great his tory there is in them for him who wore them and for those who knew the Weare or they go More surely and More swiftly to the heart and Bruin than any printed books. For the right eyes they Are full of pictures and Rich with Illume. Nations like the famous volumes of far Ages. There Are Long stories in the Shin ing seams and Bright faces in the ragged rents. In spite of Musty closets and Dusty attics there Are Sweet airs and Happy lights dark Days Aid fresh tears in All their Woof from the worn shoes of the baby who never grew up to tue faded uniform of the Veteran who seems never to have been a baby they Are All True to the old Days and scenes and people As the Home sick Shell to the sea. It is not strange that Many do not like to lose them or give them away. A Man who carried i Musket when the War be Gan and wore the stun of a major general at its close and who has served his state with Honor and renown in almost All its Ireat offices told me a few years ago that he could not Bear to part with even the trousers he wore in the line to say nothing of the coat he came Home in. 1 know a divine now Well on in years and Fame who always objects to changing old for new clothing and would rather but a beggar a new suit than Eive him one of his old garments. And what would the bereaved Mother say about giving away that baby s shoes do you what would lie american people say to the proposition that Washington s old clothes be burned v what embassy from another land would venture to ask England for Kelson s battered sword they might As Well ask for his grave in St. Paul a 1 cannot Tell All i thought about this morning when i came upon those Tabili ments of my boyhood. The truth is i could not Tell much wore without crying and i am to old to cry now at least in Public. But i am not sure that i lost much by staying from the Church service to which i was invited by that deep voiced Bell in the midst of Ziy revery. Those trousers have been preaching to me All Day in a very touching persuasive cheering Way and there is a certain an3 larger suggestion about them which i imagine will go Over into the near weeks with me and that is a great Deal to say of any preaching Here we come an Arab came to the Side a Donkey bearing an obelisk but he would not dare to Ford the tide for he had too Good at so he camped All Nasht by the Riverside and remained Tut the Ide had ceased to swell. For he knew should from life he never Ouid Una Sunbeam. In the Rooming he sought to Ford the tide when the do Kev of the water to quaff the rider my off let the obelisk slide thus affording _ Sentinel but in the eve when the tide was Low and the son had on the Voje Catoc he stirred up toe male a made it was he by an commercial Gazette. Soon they reached the journey s end. The mule was Frisky under the lash. And the Sirls looked on the nitrile and master Cut a evening news. And a very Pood impression made teas Fillini their hearts Bliss. For or urls have often donkeys admired but this is Eaid in specimen. The obelisk was reared on a Iii while the admiration to seethe dust cd scribblers try to imitate his City graphic. Thus passing the school he Creon the where bad dots gathered by the who Mala which ran War and to himself and the Arab put a free Fresa. The boys gathered up the scattered and buried them at the bet a Rinc Oil ask the deceased had a Road it from a neighbouring j. Tiona City Tribune. The lemans. They would t stay buried but basted away t the homr the obelisk too. Was faithfully carried and planted beside the sounding c. Iowa Church otes. Christian Aci Rocato m. At Des Moines. April 20, Bishop Foss dedicated one of the most Beautiful and finely finished churches in the West. The new society is known As the Wesley Church and is the outgrowth of the old Wesley Chapel congregation. The prop. Eit has Cost . On sunday last s7.-j50 was asked for to Complete paying for the same. After an Elequin Sermon by Bishop Foss the subscription Book was opened and in about one hour was raised which with the evening collection and what has own picked up Ince now amounts to near this collection deserves Especial mention for it is one of the largest Ever taken in the West and compared with the strength of the con get ration will that of the Large collection of Square Church new York. One Hundred and Tremy have joined the Church this year and the a Camions arc conman. A new and elegant Pardon age Enterprise is now Well to hand. And will in doubly be completed by con. Ferrence. During the Pas Winter Brancroft has flared in tie Iliria . A fld during the Winter resulted and the conversion of a a it piety my. Tie in irl appointment of court pen members Witliff arow Sitts. April , in i or the tit web Sutcli f bars. Of the c la in in Iarj Tail Ilitsch to in n Rrt l an n few ill Tiftz m i Tireli mild inc Wenj Fri. The Fri Rte it lit Jerri at now 1" Ilif Whtie in tar in n time i i Tirl Conn. Nat. A of a tobit iriv this Rioin for to Tyrl t a Dallur fran lit to pitted yer , he Livirt ii Tiltti a Cli urch Ruri Lilier Tell a tit. People exd th1xgs. A woman evangelist recently performed a marriage ceremony in Ohio. It is the first Case of the sort on record. Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett the to Vest is a tenant in Wasbin too of no less a person than Gen. Grant. Queen Victoria once suggested to her chaplain that he make his prayers no More than three minutes Long. Senator Morgan of Alabama entered the Confederate army As a private Soldier and to the rack of brigadier general. Brockway the noted forger who was recently seut to sing sing is employed As an Perraud boy in the shoe shop he is a lad of Only 07, mrs. Hayes. Mrs. Tyler and Martha Washington Are the Only wives of former presidents whose portraits Are Hung id the White House. Gen. Lew Wallace writes to a Friend in Indianapolis that he shall pie for Good next month to return Home where much of his time will be occupied in writing a Book prof. Proctor the astronomer and his family Are in England. When they re Tarn to this country the will make their Home in St. Joseph to. Lime. Nilsson writes that she has arranged with Jar. Theodore Thomas to sing in Twenty three concerts for which he is to give her and consequently she will remain in this country this will you have an Orange or a inquired or. Jackson of a Fine Little boy somewhat under the weather. A answered the child with alacrity. No fever said the doctor or he would certainly have said an Frederick d. Lussey has caused a sensation in Ohio society. Two years ago he married the daughter of gov. Fos Ter the wedding being the social affair of the Winter at Columbus. A few Days ago mrs. I Bussey forbearance being no longer a virtue returned to her parents at Fos Toria. Matthew Arnold has told a Corre Poneot that american ladies Are charming. It he remarks this Takin Gnes or in Gagin Gness in All american ladies that really quite fascinated Young ladies Are so Well posted and Converse so a Book of Welsh hymns with music has been completed. One of the hymns commences "0 Deych i r Dyer Odd Dyma r dyed 0 Deych or Argi Wynd by Clatl in this looks like a dude with his Mouth full of hot potatoes asking for something the name of which he has for gotten. The Peerless Patti is leaving our shores amid the plaudits of the populace and the affectionate gymnastics of her the opera managers this season we be Lieve move about on foot in Semi obscurity. That s the difference Between and hiring people to sing. A lady wore c Bonnet at a recent concept t with a picture of three writhing stakes painted on the Back of it and several Liz Ards crawling around in the Flowers and Birds on top. It was so realistic that a dissipated old gentleman who had been out several times Between songs thought he had them again and Olin of fainted with fright. Pitiful in its commonplace vulgar reality was the response of the wife plead for her husband s release to the judge in few York if i let him so is will beat you Well let resignedly the poor creature to whose skirts Clung three Small let him. I d rather get a beating than go sex senator Gwin of California who was at the Neve York hotel last week represented his state in the Senate before the War. He was an Active participant in the rebellion on the Confederate Side and afterwards going to Mexico was made Duke of Sonora by Maximilian. At so he is Hale and Hearty. in the Lyndon. It Union thus people familiar with Lyndon Corner in the years Between 1810 and 1856 will remember Lawrence As one of the Gamins of our Street his father Way a tailor Here hav ing his shop in a Little room below the Cohoon office while his family lived in the rickety basement below going to the Keic Stag. Bismarck is guarded As closely As the Czar when he appears in Public. Police agents in Plain clothes Are posted All along the Way from his House and even in the chamber itself and no even a regular govern ment admitted to any part of the building without a special permit. As soon As the Chancellor reaches his desk. Attendants place before him half a dozen and a Jarre Glass of Mosselle wine. Orange Judd. Editor of to american agriculturist for some thirty years but unconnected with its business manage ment for a year or two past has lately re cited from it editorial department and Loretol in the West. He desire to collect a Complete postal card album of his readers and Friend and request them All to Send him now a postal giving their present location and address naming also when the in which they were his subscribers. Or. Judd s address is Illinois. A palatal Starr and Ninzia All Llop attn irate. The in a a Twaini Folia -1 Milf win p Lioyd t a .1 Titi Palm 4 to Tiit All ii i r m1f 1 it Idri it 1." m a. And kilo. Firt to Cal Vav fac Alic Tolj t ii . It. 1-Fabt Tnp Hll 7011 Fluitt to Tulili a ref met ill term for worn Ati i that Lesurf f two Urtin the higher lil e. Scottish american journal. Kkt Witk. In a very Joy a latent in l hts Toni a Minur of in Yvra Irovic Ziril t a Lin Row talk Impi Jonii Cukurs All Lif in thought in a t in hum a i Ity in Midnight in there Runa All Ach Iii to pity. N it a Turt in or Aioli a deep in the human heart 1 i m Seu of 1 Ive a re Stu a claiming Kiel ii in c of need o is it for naught the n that the nip of Mioi of heaven s Jie tie hrs e r thet a till for Orrum j lost in in the i parity oof co Jive a Atli pit., cum Faith love Hope coin1.1 All it nude Vij and us if outs a toil and and science Barree. The Lafe professor Guyot a great scientist my thinker wrote a on Crea is published by Charles Scribner s sons and which contains the following table showing the agreement Between the condensed results of science and the poetical language of the first chapter of genesis. We advise Towi Ratul readers to Cut out this table fur future reference Ella of Maltet the Lii sex. Science in the ill Janina Ood matter is not Tref exist or cited out. And tie Earth. An the Earth was of mat politeness and Era ii a Ler. In Dennitt la and diff ii a. Waa upon the face of1 first first activity Witter. And got said Lilit Gravity. Chemical a be and and Jod separated the diffused into from the dark one or More Nebila appearing Luminous lathe of heaven. A font Dit Floii. And said. Let primitive Nehala i bean Eio Anse a the divided into smaller midst of the nebulous masses. And Bod made the is Jon nation of the visible and separated lower Starr in orc. The Waters the Waters above exp pause. Third Day. Tee Anil a me concentrate into stars. Heavens be oar Tun Becoates u to one placed Anil let nebulous Star. Fora a cry land Appiar. Tjon of the in attract j of the Earth in i chemical i of the solid Ocean Anil i the Earth sell laral i Assn. First a of Ian cd. Dzoic Rock. And Joa said Leif Rcpt inf sorial the Earth and vegetation. Esa Offe. Chemical action for today. And said. Let inti Side. The Earth loses Nanes in the i a its photosphere Sun of the heave Jui. And Moon become vis to separate the Ible. First from the air it of Cay and night. Of iffy be be Sou Aad Ana for difference i Niath cars and for in Rin. 1 Amto cml created t stretched oct Corva Tures that which the Waters Breed and eve Bird. A. Anil toil made the beast of the every error Pipit of the alter Biad. I and j in if o d created Man n Plant and animal a in Onier a their rank reptiles and first in eat Dir Plav of Coal Beds. A Dzoic and mesozoic Ages. Predominance of main tie the of Van i. Heubi Lian ovation of Man. Ternary and All that no material creation. Lie cad and to introduction of the hold Rry it world. Aad cd in tto Ace i Man. When Ali Day. The a Nosler Thost of pc on or. Harrison refuses to comforted by t. Chust. Moreover lie vigorously refuse s imposed upon by a capital letter. The unknowable Basra faced to get itself spelt with a capital u but or. Carlyle who filled thirty volumes with his Mono Logue in Praise of silence taught us to toe everlasting no with capitals make a religion ont of the unknowable is far More extravagant than to make out of the Equator. Know thing of the Equator and we ajl hesitate As was onco said. To speak disrespectfully of the equal or. In pain danger or death can Uny one think of the Light increases As the traveler James Henderson. I Tell you in All sincerity not As in the excitement of speech but As i Wmith con fess before god that i would my right hand if i could Fon rpt that which i Levi red in evil is. Us Vijh. The cry no no May of Well meant but it is hurtful. It is not a Good rallying cry. Better invite All to do All they can and declare that in god s kingdom it is More blessed to give than to d. Fulton. When you cast into the Crucible of your Laboratory a bit of mud and from it. You he Able to extract from the Crucible of the materialism of your times the Law of conscience and the in flexible authority of her sier. Duty reaches Down the age in effects and into eternity and when a Man goes about it resolutely it seems me now As though his footsteps were echoing beyond the stars though Only heard t a inti in the atmosphere of Titis Illiam mount font. Spirit of the Keli Slous prey. Iowa messenger we said some weeks ago that the action of presi Dent Arthur Aud or. Frelinghuyse be sides placing Catholic americans under certain obligations to remember r. Duty performed would add to the respect in we sick the country is held abroad. Our prediction has been fulfilled. The roman papers give ample prominence to the incident. They publish from All parts if the european continent showing was thought of America s action. Ave May tote a extract irom a private letter of one of the chamberlains of the holy father to a clerical which expresses the feeling prevalent in Home i am so glad America has Corne to the Rescue she has done a grand work for the propaganda one in every Way worthy of the Young Republic. Olics in Home native and foreign Are proud of America find envy the Liberty of her citizens. The Interior press important practical problem nov. Long the sober temperate tax a people of our country Are going to submit to the enor Mous Burden of drunkenness and crime with All tiie consequent evils of pauper ism insanity and taxation which come from this annual inundation. The liquor to attic. If the devas Tutics caused by this dread River of death came f Roni the inevitable Laws of nature or were de upon the land by the direct visitation of god then Good men might make up their minds quietly to Bear them even As submit to the earthquake and the Tornado or to the ups Tractive of Prisow of the Ohio and the Mississippi. But How Are Wise patriots ant statesmen going to submit of them tamely Whf a they know that Sulci evils self Seif Siut inflicted upon us by the cupidity and the avarice of selfish designing or by the unbridled appetites and passions of the ignorant and Thev Ioas Christian Union a few months ago the cry was. Corrupt lawyers and cowardly courts. When the courts were proven honest and fearless the code was attacked and it was amusing to see How sensible men Beau the in animate Law responsible for the evils Itiat exist etl. Xot once Lias it Wen remembered that this is a representative Aud that each Man s vote sent or Dia not Send As the Case might Corr pm Anu ignorant Lepis Lutor to t Olum bus to make criminal in favor of criminals in Cincinnati who could used in elections or possibly in if need be. Our Best citizens do not exer Cise their Reat privilege. The elective in Chise. Ind Titis has had much to do with the Triumph of crime. Christian advocate m. It is not merely the abundance j of natural bounties Oor the creat extent of our country nor the Bao Rancy of a. Voids country which has made possible Here an immense growth wealth it is Lue fact that we have associated whole people together in the movement which Call increasing this increase of consumption by to workmen consumption not Nuney but of is fostered by Many by the Quaal zing spirit of More iban by All the rest. But a revolution progre.-? in Butan a economic n is most Revol put n into a and his into a Lutts. By depressing by wages inn Nei Benid by Iho skin e act cart off half i f a hic come for in Piccat m our and Unpi i if rot Dicj Mills to All Workman in Nas pc in their

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