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Lock Haven Express (Newspaper) - February 11, 1890, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania EIGHTH YEAH-NO. 2i)2. LOCK HAVEN, PA., TUESDAY, FEBRIJABY.il, 1890 PRICE-TWO CENTS. EVENlN^EXrKESS KlVwi.OE'KKOTHBKS---FDBI.ISHKKS CURRENT COMMENT. Be p-irlicnlar abmr Oimncils. Josi-.ru Gkafius bud beo-j a good City Treasurer, accommodating, polite, attentive, cuncct. He is tbc man to vote for. We ought to be happy. Stanley is safe out of Africa. Used is Speaker of the House, Philadelphia favor a the Market 8* reet t'Tiniiiiil, ami Maine has urn-vested eiioui^i ice to supply the nation. The snggi stion made by the Tribune to th? Poctm istcr-General two or three weeks ai:o lImo tbe Department should issue money-orders in the form aud of tho character of an ordinary bauk check has been adopted by the United S.ates Express Company. fir.N W. T. Sherman is TOyLaisold, The 0?=.: wishes of the country, and especially of tho "boys iu blue" who followed him in his famous march from "Atlanta to the St-a," �0 out to tho old warrior, coupled wi*h the hope that he may be spared to bis couutry for years to come. When a minister spends 5 to attend a wedding and gels a $3 fee, he is not likely to think men should do as did Solomon and marry several hundred-that is, if he (the preacher) should tie the several knots. The above dubil and credit side ol a marriage affair comes from Hsrrisburg. Senator Reagan is correut. Foreigners should not be permitted to vote until they have become citizens of the United States. This inestimable privilege has been cheapened and degraded by politics, and it is high time its original purpose became a respected and an enforced law. 1l is now thought there ia a new kind of microbe- around and that it has got into the New York banks. What a blessing it is to have the microbe as a "scape-goat" in diseases and business. Everybody now recognizes tho fact that such a "goat" is at least amusing when be annoys our politics. The moDey ol England h�b syndicated almost everything we have, and at last has gone into ttie show business. The first gobbled was Forepaugb's c>rcuB, next will come theatres and possibly improvements. Just at preneut the show business, or rather theatrical business, has a thonsand legs to one good inspiration. A. school book trust is being formed to control the publication of text books in this couutry. The plan of tbe trust is the entire coutrol of the text book publishing business aud tho combined capital will reach an enormous sum. The firms already in the trufct are said to be Van Antwerp, Ura^g & ^o- of Cincinnati; Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor �fc Co., D. Appleton & Co , and A. S. Barnes it Co. of New York. Funeral Notice, The funeral of Mrs. Bulock will take place Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock. Services win be held in the church at Fleminirton. Interment at Brown's ceme tery. Received Its Charter. The Siu-quebanna Trust and Safe Deposit Company, of Williamsport, has receive 1 its charter from tho State. The capital is placed at 500,000. SHE LIKED BIS TALK. When Man* Ann Bollinger not the skule d;towu tburon Injun Buy. J vita ylad, for 1 like to see a gal maklo' her nonesi way. 2 heerd some talk In tbe village abaoul her flyln' high. Tew hizh for busy farmer folks with chorcB ter Ut'.v tor tly ; But I puifi no sorter attention ter all tbc talk oiitel Sim came tu tier re^'ler board In' raouud ter visit with us a spell. JUy Jatef1 an'her had been cronleH ever since they could walk, An" tt tuck me aback ter hoar Uer kerrectln' him in his tulk. Juke ain't no hand at grammar, though ha hain't hit beat for work ; But I hcz fcr myself, "Look out, my gal, yer afooliu* with a Turk !" Jake bore it wonderful patient an' Bald, In a mournful way, Uu p'summed he waf behindlJ.i-id with the doln's at rnjun Bay. I remember once Uo was askln' fer some o' my Injun buns. An' fdie.suid hi- should alias say "them air," slid o' "them is" the ones. IVal, Mary Ann kcp'Ht him Htlddy, moru'an' tiveuin' lon^. Tell he diLssenL open his mouth fer fear o' talkln' wrong. One day 1 was plckln' currant* daown by the old quince trvti. Wheu 1 hi;crd Jake's voice u Kaylu*. "Be ye willin' ter marry me!" An' Mary Ann kerrectln'-"Air ye willin', yeou slt'd say." Our Jake he put his foot daown in a plum, decided way, *'JJo wlmmen folks Is a-goin' lo he rearrangln' me; Hereafter I Kays 'crips,' 'them 1h,''I calk'lato' . an' *I he.' Ef .'oiks don't like my I ilk they needn't hark ter what 1 say ; But I ain't a-goiu* ter take no wish from folks from Injun Uay; I ask you Jrce rin' final, 'He ye y.o\u' ter marry nit?'1 An' Mary Ann scz, trernbllu'yetanxlous-Ilke, "X be!"' GRAND ARMY MEN MEET The Veterans Gathering at Shamokin to Attend the Annual Encampment FIFTEEN HOTDSED NOW PRESENT TIiom Iu Line fur the Official Fotritlon-The Growth of the Army far the l*ait Year- Receipts and Expenditures-The Amount Expended For Charity Reachei Lance Figures, Shamokin, Feb. 10.-About 1,500 members of the Grand Army of. the Republic arrived heie to-day to attend the annual encampment, and about 500 more are expected to-morrow, when tbe first business will be held. The day has been occupied in selecting candidates for the various offices to be filled, and it looks to-night as though tbe ticket would be as follows: Department Commander, Major Donnistou, Pittsburg; Senior Vice Commander, General Osier, Shamokin; Junior Vice Commander, George Shattuck, MeadviHe, or William Wooters, Philadelphia; Medical Director, Dr. Burchart, Philadelphia; Chaplain, Rev. Sayers. Tbe Council of Administration is strongly contested by A. C. Levering, "William Emsly, Eli Sellers, Philadelphia, and John F. Hunter, Pittsburg. The delegation of Ely Post, of Wilfces-barre, are pushing the claim of their city for the encampment of 1891, and are meeting with encouragement. General Alger will arrive to-morrow. (irand army (iROWTn. Assistant Adjutant General McCormick, executive officer of the department, reports the past year as one of uuusual prosperity, the department having grown from 58 posts with 41,830 comrades on December 31, 1888, to 596 posts and 44,G13 comrades on December 31, 1SS9, a net gain of ID posts and 2,783 comrades. Tbe total gain was 9,161, but the losses aggregated 6,381 as follows: Deaths, 035; honorably discharged, 143; transfers, G13; suspension, 4,9S7; dishonorable discharges, S. The amount expended for charity was $87,570.03. The handling of this money is thus spoken,of by Captain McCormick: The proper distribution of this fund is one of the perplexing incidents of tbe office, the more so from the iact that a great number of applicants for relief are not and never have been and never will be members of our organization, but are imbued with tbe idea that on their unsupported statements they wore the blue iu the days of the grand army. Inasmuch, however, as many of the cases are absolutely worthy, and as many old soldiers have been provided with necessary rations aud sleeping quarters, and others Bent to their homes and friends, the perplexities are overshadowed by the fact that distress has been*relieved. receipts and expenditures. The receipts of the department, (as shown in the Assistant Quartermaster General Williams' report, were $15,257,76;) expenditures, 812,444,40, leaving a balance of $2,913,36, an interesting addition. The financial statistics is a full accounting of the fund collected and disbursed for the Johnstown sufferers. The total amount received was $22,229.02, of which $22,209,-3G were expended. The receipts were made up by contributions from twenty-one states aud the District of Columbia, of which Pennsylvania gave $9,527 32. The Panama Cominluiun Off. Panama, Feb. 10.-The Canal Commis sion left here to-day for New Orleans en route for New York. They will leave that city on the 22ud instant for Paris. On the way thither tbey propose stopping at Chicago, Niagara Falls and Albany. It is generally believed that their report will be favorable to a continuation of work on the canal. Seven Bout Haodd Drowned. MEMrnis. Feb. 10.-The towboat Port Eads struck a sunken pier this morning and sunk, and seven of the crew were lost. They are William Ilickey, watchman; Ten-is Jones, colored, chambermaid; John Mo-Dermott, second cook, and fireman Win. Stowart, James Waller, and an unkuown, all colored. Dr. Tuliuage's New Titbernacle. New York, Feb. 10.-The corner stoue of Dr. Talmage's now tabernacle, which is in course of erection at Clinton and Green Avenues, Brooklyn, was laid this afternoon in tbe presence of a large congregation. The ceremonies were conducted by Dr. TaImage and his trustees. ArranctDj; far u Big I'iculc. Hariushuko, Feb. 10.-Next summer an exhibition will be held at Mt. Gretna Park, Lebanon county, similar to the interstate picnic held at Williams' Grove. It will bo oallod the American Farmers' Encampment. Tho Mormons Defeated. Salt Lake, Fob. 10.-Tho Gentiles have carried tho day, claiming 1,200 majority* The Mormons concede their defeat by 400 majority. TJE RULE:* DEBATE. The Dtfy Devoted to the Cou�idcratlon of the New Code-Argument � For and ARttinit Washington, Feb. 10-Tho House devoted tbe entire day to the consideration of the new code of rules. It is understood no arrangement has been arrived at as to whec the discussion shall terminate. Mr. Canuoa, in reporting the rules explained that of the 47 rules which governed the last House, 29 were reported without material change. The changes were such as would enable tbe will of the majority to be ascertained and expressed with tho utmost expediency consistent with fair debate. He defended tbe proposed chauge prohibiting tbe Speaker from eu-tortatuiug dilatory motions. He denied that it was tyrannical. No Speaker would daro refuso to entertain a motion unless it was apparent to all that it was dilatory. Discussing tbe rale permitting the Speaker to count a quorum, he said that if the Dsmoorats wanted to go before tho country at against that principle the Republicans were ready to meet them. other arguments. Mr. Mills argued for the rights of the minority in the shape of rules which, while providing for a procedure of business, would preserve and protect their rights. Mr. Bayne, of Pennsylvania, justified the Committee on Rules iu bringing in the proposed code, arguing that it would facilitate the transaction of business, and would prevent tbe minority from nullifying tbe will of tho majority of the Representatives of tbe people. Mr. Blount, of Georgia, opposed the proposed rules, dwelling in special antagonism upon tho clause making 100 members a quorum. Tbe Committee of the Whole then adjourned. * business ok the senate. The Senate to-day resumed consideration of tbe bill providing a temporary government for tbe territory of Ok'ahoma. The question of including "No Man's Land" as part of Oklahoma, although it is not adjacent to tho border, provoked considerable discussion, and tho bill was laid aside. Senator Blair's Educational Bill was taken op, and after Mr. Hlair had spoken on the subject the bill went over until to-morrow, and a number of bills were theu passed. Manners For Boyi. Hat lifted in saying "Good by" or 11 How do you do?" Hat lifted when offering a seat in a car or in acknowledging a favor. Keep step with anyone you walk with. Always precede a lady upstairs, and ask her if you may precede her in passing through a crowd or public place. Hat off ibe moment you enter a street door, and when you step in a private hall or office. Let a lady pass first always, unless she asks you to preoede her. In the parlor stand still till every lady in the room is seated, also older people. Rise if a lady comes in after you are seated, and stand till she takes a Beat. Look people straight In the face wlien speaking or being spoken to. Let ladies pass through a d>>or first, standing aside for them. In the dining room take your seat after ladies and tlders. Obituary- Mr. Henry C. Knights, of near Fleming-ton, died at the home of his brother, Samuel Knigbte, in the east end of Nittany Valley, on the Otb inst. Mr. Knights had la grippe, from which ho had so far recovered as to walk over to visit his brother, but iu doing so he took a relapse, run into pneumonia, resulting iu bis death. He was 43 years, 6 months and 10 days old. He was a soldier in tbe late war, being a member of Co. E, 7th Pa. Cavalry. He was buried by his comrades, and on the lid of the cofiiu was a large silver plate bearing tho following words: "Our Comrade." Funeral services wero held Sunday morning, 9th inst., in the Salona Lutheran Church, conducted by lie v. II. A. Diet-terick. Interment in the Cedar Hill cemetery. Funeral largely attended, ii. a. v. Laid to Ke*t The funeral of the late Mark L. Eaton took place yesterday afternoon. The fu-noral oerv ces wore conducted by Rev. S. B. Evans, assisted by Rev. H. R. Bonder. Tbe deceased was born at Woolricb, Maine, June 1st, 1839 He came to Pennsylvania in 1864, and has since been almost continually engaged iu lumbering for Mr Charles Kreamer. At tho timo of his death be was superintending a lumber job for Mr. Kieamer at Keating. Tho men undor Mr. Eatou attest the fact of bis being upright and honorablo in all his dealings with them. He was a kind aud indulgent lather, a devoted husband, a christian gentleman, respected aud beloved by all who knew bim. The relatives return thanks to all who in any way assisted them in UiHr bereavement. IC'ttio Rhoados jumped right into tho good graces of the amusement goers of Lock Haven last night as "Joss the Romp." Sho is just their stylo. TOLD BY REPORTERS. All the LatestfLocal Events Up to 2:30 P-M. Told in a Concise Manner. LATEST HEWS ABOUT THE CITY A Piece of Sliver-Centre County's New Gallows-Where They WH Stop-Poor Fritz la Dead-BepubUcan Caucus-A Finger Maghed-Death of a Siatcr-Sendiog Oat the Itlankt. County Auditor John Bittner carries in his pocket for "good lack" a half dollar silver coin of the date of 1807, which has been in his possession since the death of his mother several years ago. The silver piece was the first money earned by her brother J. Dice, aud he marked it with his initials "J. D." The coin passed out of his possession, but years afterwards came into Mrs. Bittner's possession, a neighbor paying it-to her husband for some corn be purchased of him. Auditor Bittner values the coin highly and takes pleasure in showing it and relating the incidents as given above. Centre County'a New Osllowi. The contract for building a gallows for use in Centre county has been awarded to Samuel Gait, of Bellefonto. Tbe Uelle-fonte Hews says: "Tbey will bo built of solid white oak, planed and painted white. The commissioners think that what is worth doing is worth doing right, and it is certaily worth while to build a gallows for this county's special use. It will alBo be less expense than to be borrowing from a neighboring county every few mouths," Contract Awarded. The Williamsport Gazette and Bulletin says: County Commissioners Starr and Strebeigh were up at Lock Haven yesterday. They contracted with Wi'Ham Ho-gan for the building of tho wall of Wontz' bridge on Pine Creek about a mile above Jersey Shore Junction, at tho rate of $4.25 per cubic yard, and the rip rap at $1 per yard. The retaining walls of the abut-mont will be 75 feet long aud 19 feet high, four feet of which will be under ground. Where Th�y Will Stop. Theodore Dornblaser returned last night from Allentown, and reports having engaged quarters for Crescout Commandery, Knights Golden Eagle, at Fairview Hotel during tbe stay of the Eagles at Allen-town. Tho location of tbe hotol is at Lehigh aud Union streets, and the proprietor is Martin Hefel. The Grand Castle session will be held April 1, 2 and 3. a SUKht HlHze. Last night, about ten o'clock, Harry Shearer, as he came to his'lioruo from the Castanea depot, saw a blaze of light in the city building next to tho poor house. Upon investigation it was found that a lot of oil saturated cotton waste was on fire inside the building. The blaze was easily extinguished before any damage was done. How the fire originated ib a mystery. Poor Fritz is Dead. Harry Satterloe received a tolegram from Williamsport yesterday signed by Horace S. Whiteman, J-., wbioh contained the following intelligence: "Poor old Fritz died this morning, funeral to night." "Fri;z" was a dog, aged 14 years, formerly owned by W. J. McLees, of this oity, and was a great favorite with the children. Dissolved Partnership, The partnership heretofore existing be-twoen Sherlock & Austin, in tbe grocery business, has been dissolved by mutual concent. Tho business will be continued by Sir. H. S. Ausstin at the old stand on East Main street, where all tbe old aud many now customers will be made welcome. Itepubllcau Cancns. The Republican votors of Allison township will meet iu tho school houao at Flemingtor, Friday evening, February 14th, for the purposo of nominating candidates for township offices. All Republicans are requested to atteud. A Cold Bath. An Italian, who was suflering from an overdose of bad whiskey, ventured upon the ice on KioUiug & ShafTor's mill pond yesterday afternoon. The ice was thiu and the Italian broke io; when rescued he was nearly drowned and half frozen. A FinRcr Mashed. Charles fl. Held, a brakeman, whilo engaged in couplig cars In tbe upper freight yard yesterday afternoou bad the index finger of his left baud crushed very badly. Dr. Watson dresned the wound and hopes to save the finger. Duttth of a Sister. Sistor Sixtee, of Lhe order of St. Francos, died yesterday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital, Lancaster, of heart disease; aged thirty-four years. Provious toonter-iug the order she was Mary Stopper, of Williamsport. "The Banker's Daughter" at the Opera > Houho to night. TALKS WITU EDISON. Some of the Thoughts and Utterance* of the dreat Iuvfiitor, The following extract is from "Talks with Edison," by George Parsons Lathrop, in 7/fi77�er's Magazine for February. Io addition to being extremely practical in his thoughts and processes, Edison has a rich imagination of a creating sort, and moods of ideal dreaming in his pirticular line. One day at dinner ho suddenly spoke, as if out of a deep revery, saying what a groat thing it would bo if a man had all tbe component atoms of himself under complete control, detachable and adjustable at will. "For instance," be explained, "theu I could say to one particular atom |in me-call it atom No. 4320-'Go be part of a rose for a while.' All the atoms could be sent off to become parts of different minerals, plauts and other substances. Then if by just pressing a little push button they could be called together again, they would bring back their experiences while tbey were parts of those different substances, and I should have tbe benefit of the knowledge." Of course this was only a passing fancy, an imaeinative way of expressing the constant desire which exists in the inventor's mind for a more intimate knowledge of the nature of things concerning which he has already learned so much. This desire is gratified to the farthest practicable extent by the great store of all sorts of materials-animal, vegetable and mineral -collected En his laboratory where he experiments upon and combines their various properties as a composer plays npon the instruments of bis orchestra. Indeed, in this large and imaginative aspect of his mind, Edison distinctly reminds mo of men having creative musical or poetic or artistic genius. The mingled abstraction and fire in thoir faces and eyes are noticeable in his, at times, when' he emerges from some private room in tho laboratory where ho', has been in deep inventive work. The above remark about the atoms, too, recalls a statement which he ouco made to mo regarding his conception of matter. "I do not believe," said he, "that matter is inert, acted upon by au outside force. To me it seems that every atom is possessed by a certain amount of primitive intelligence. Look at the thousand ways in which atoms of hydrogen combine with those of other elements, forming the most diverso substances. Do you mean to say tbat they do this without intelligence? Atoms iu harmonious and useful relation assume beautiful or interesting shapes aDd colors or give forth a pleasant perfume, as if expressing thoir satisfaction. In sick-noss, death, decomposition, or flltb, th� disagreement of the component atoms immediately makes itself felt by bad Jodors. Gathered together in certa:n forms, the atoms constitute animals of the lower orders. Finally they combine In man, 1 who represents the total intelligence of all tho atoms." ' "But whore does this intelligence come from originallj?" I asked. "From some power greater than ourselves." "Do you believe, then, in an intelligent Creator, a personal God'.1" "Certainly," said Mr. Edison. "Tho existence of such a God can, to my mind' almost bo provon from chomistry." Surely it is a circumstance calculated to excite reflection, and to cause a good deal of satisfaction, that this keon and penetrating mind, so vigorously representing tho practical side of American intelligence -the mind of a remarkable exponent of applied Bcionco, aud of a brilliant and prolific inventor who has spent his lifo in dealing with the material part of the world-should so confidently arrive at belief in God through a study of thoso media that often obscure tho poroeption of spiritual thiugs. PERSONAL PENCILING!}. Dr. Schneider, ol Williamsport, visited at Wayne yesterday. Miss Mary Ferguson, has returned from a pleasant visit with friends in Williamsport. E. A. McGill, assistant water superintendent is quite IU. Yesterday he had four apoplectic fits. D. W. Sherman, of tho Lock Ilaveu Furniture Company, was out yesterday for tho fin11 time after an illness of ten weeks. .iohn Moodier, a former resident of Lockport, died last Saturday at tho residence of his son at Cuba, N. Y. His ago was about 82 years. "3illy" Webb loft this morning for Emporium, whore he will accept a position in tho low furniture factory recently established in that place. Miss Ida Bartholomew, who has charge of tho McCrory store at Clearfield, was called to this city by the death of her un�le, John E. Fuvst. Deputy Sheriff Malouo" was out yesterday walking about tho city receiving tho greeting of hi. friends, and their cougrat-ulatlouson his rocorery from his sevore Hucss, THE QUEEN'S SPEECH What Her Majesty Has to Say to Her Lords and Gentlemen. OUTLINE W0EK FOE PARLIAMENT The Cjrdial Relations that Exist Between the British Government and All Foreign Countries Referred to With Pride* and the Topics of the Day Discussed in General Terms. London, Feb. 10.- Ibe Queen's speech was read at the ministerial dinners tonight. It opens with a reference to the cordial relations existing between Her Majesty's Government and all foreign countries. Portugal, it says, has acceded to the request of England iu regard to Central Africa, and the Portuguese Government is doing its best to maintain the friendly relations that have always existed between that country and England. With these endeavors Her Majesty's Government heartily oo operates. It next alludes to the Brussels conference, and expresses hope and faith that favorable results will be accomplished by it toward the suppression of the slave trade. Egypt is congratulated upon her financial prosperity, and the Samoan settlement is briefly alluded to, and there is a promise to lay before Parliament all the papers relating to the Samoan conference, and to tbe extradition treaty with the United States. 'colonial themes discussed. Turning to colonial themes her Majesty expresses a hope for good results from the federation movement in Australia. In home legislation Ireland will demand a prominent place in tbe attention of Parliament. Her Masjesty is glad to announce a marked diminution in the amount of agrarian crimes and decrease in the number of counties wherein it is found necessary to enforce exceptional provisions of law. There is a promise to induce the laud purchase bill, and the local government bill and other measures for improving tho interests of Ireland. other matters. The program of the session further includes for England a land transfer measure, a tithes bill and an employers limited liability bill. For Scotland a measure; empowering tbe local authorities to deal with the private bill business, also a proposal for alleviating the distress in the , highlands and for improved dwellings for tbe working people. Au amendment to tho law affecting tho trustees of savings banks eomplotes the program. DEATHS. Mrs. James Thompson, died Sunday night at Salona. The funeral takes place Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, funeral services to be held iu the M. E. Church at Salona. Mrs. Mary Weaver, died at Bellefonte this morning of asthma; aged about 66 years. The deceased was the mother of Mrs. Smith, wife of James C. Smith Register aud Recorder of this County, and has been an invalid for several yearB. Her funeral will take place at Bellefonte, Thursday afternoon. PUNGENT POT FOITRI. Made a Decided Hit. That popular organization the Kittle Rhoadcs Company opened a -week's engagement at the Opera House last night, presenting "Jess the Romp." Kittie Rhoades in the title role was all that could be desired aud was voted a trump by the largo audience in attendance. Frank S. Davidson, as"Bustcr, the lawyer"jwas very good and came iu for a large share of applause. Mr. Davidson has appeared here before in the capacity of a star and we can expect good work from him during tho entire week. The company has made a decided hit and it is safe to assume that-tho "standing room" sign will be liberally displayed during the engagement. Tonight Brouson Howard's intensely interesting play of "The Baukor's Daughter" will be produced, with special scenery and olegant costumes. Admission only 10, 20 aud 30 cents. Secure your seats in advance, at Clark's book storo, without extra charge. The Pistol Story Again. Cameron, Mo., Feb. 10.-" This is the way to scare burglars." While speaking these words Susie Thompson pointed a revolver, which she had taken from a bureau drawer, at Allie Ellis, a girl 15 years old, who passed Saturday night with Susie. A report followed, and Allie fell to the Moor, shot through the brain. Ten minutes laters she died. Susie's reason is despaired of. Allie was a daughter of Newton Ellis, and Henry Thompson is Susie's father. Sending Oat the Blanks. The County Commissioners are now sending out to the different boroughs aud townships iu tbc cauuty, the blanks to be used at the spring elections. Clerk Mc-Naul is still confined to his house by illness. A Mlscellnneocs Mixture of Sense and Nonsense Scissored and Scribbled. Hek hand Is soft and lily white, But It almost raised a blister Upon my cheek the other night when I grew bold and kissed her. No one wants to put out a woman who blazes with diamonds. "It is time to rise," as the baking powder said to the biscuit. Is it the stone ballast that makes the boat rock? Some of the numerous deadlocks ought to be buried. Many a youngster keeps shady to prevent gotting tanned. Many an old flame has caused a runaway match. Piude lives on itself. It is like a raccoon in winter-keeps fat by sucking its claws. We should awl aim at perfeckshun, bat no one but a pbool will expekt tew reaoh it.' A lie iz good for a short race but it takes truth tew run the heats-"blood will tell." Whether the play Is bright or flat To him is never Know.n, Who looks at the back ol a lady's hat And swears as the acta go on." Hear both sides, and alt shall be clear; hear one and you may;atill be in the dark. Do not persecute the unfortunate, as it is like throwing atones on one fallen into a well. A man is famous when he is listened to in both Hemispheres and not .believed in either. A talkative barber should advertise, "Gas administered without extra charge."  Reacty is skin deep aud that's why it doesn't show much on the rhinoceros. Desdemo.na was dissatisfied, that's granted, because the Moor she had-the Moor she wanted. WnEN'is a safe not a safe? When the New York bank president knows the combination. Adversity is the first path to truth. He stole a kiss from an artless miss; "You're a heartless thief," quoth sue. "I'm a 'heartless thief,* but you're the thief That stole my heart," saith he. To spoil a wife, snub her in company. A i*et lamb always makes a cross ram. Praise undeserved is satire in ^disguise. Teade follows tbe march of the drummer. He that has no shame bas no conscience. Better lose^au anchor than the whole ship. Forward Time is gayly booming. As It's done each year betore, And tbe valentines are blooming In the windows of the store. Lent commences on the 19th. A coward never forgave. It U not bis nature. He that liveth wickedly can not die honestly. Great iniquities seem to baptize themselves. A doctor practices on his own patients. But a musician practices on tbe patienoe of others. "Suppose," Bald he, "the world to say That Tor its better rest, Hereaiter Kissing ev'rywbere Should be with care suppressed"- "Why as to that," was her reply, A slight frown on her brow, "So far as some folks are concerned It might as well be now." Be kind aud gentle to the poor aud destitute. Value character above all other possessions. A telephone operator says that if any persons who use telephones would be careful to ring off when they were done talking it would save those in charge of the exobange considerable trouble a^d annoyance. LENT,opens right after tbe election. Gentlemen who wish to follow tbe latest fad now carry black silk or linen handkerchiefs. Nothing is sinful according to some of tho fashionable laws, until it is found out. Life is mado up of greetings and farewells, oi good-mornings and good-nights. What we eall "experience" is only the vale between sunrise and sunset. ;