The Postville Review from Postville, Iowa on November 14, 1891 · Page 4
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
November 14, 1891

The Postville Review from Postville, Iowa · Page 4

Publication:
Location:
Postville, Iowa
Issue Date:
Saturday, November 14, 1891
Page:
Page 4
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 4 article text (OCR)

BElTKtl. i. It. PAHKE. IF ' Tin butler to ting, tliongh the «onl bo MM], Aad belter lo love, though the bcnrt should bier* 1 ': Better n l •» 'Hie flrrrlile Rind, Thnn ... utttcr cliatuborrf to Milver and ehake. Bitter to toll, though Ihe Imntl" bo ttretl. Than fold tbem ully M tthw uilier^ toil; For our ll\cs ururola nuil our hibora hired, And there me other tutU than tilling the noil. There f>» works to ho tpoken, nnrt wheat to aid, I And sorrowful tenrs to bo tvlp'd imny; There's the WPitiy iicid itu muy iuMp to lift, And litMuta to Ulv.'r on tltulr Ion, ly \v»y; There'* it pillow tu plucu 'nviith tliu drooping hend • In 1U wenry Mnmber on life'* wenry aniin; There are heart* ti* \v »ll u* mouth* to IK : fed; 'inure are run Is iKji-orchn -n u Iio-ndly baud. Tl« not ulono In I lie nrlfefor wealth That the leei HIIUIIKI Iw null, und the miuclM slroii};; Onr r-oula BHOM'.U go out to the alrk tn health, And the poor in their eliiitjitio with riches and uiniiK, T« better to love, though tho heart fhonlil Ureok, And betier lo work, lhon»li wo work In vain; Tie heller lo dwell in u ho\»'l limn iiiuk.- A puluceut prtde on unother's puin. For the maetet »fnml« while the reapers bend In the ru»i <et Muliulu wnh alckltf and need, And 111* emlle Is »«e<.-t wnrll lie feet; m lend A helping litnid lo n I-OIII in need. 'TU better to love an He lov 'd LII uirih, To \vui»h iheleel and pour ill" oil; Better never be horn lliuii lo t>o <it >luf blrlli, Alltl be ormiken nltn wine while o'hura toll. L»ID HIS UU1V. Bennie Wutern gnu-pat daylight that morning to bit Id the fire nntl warm the room tor his molher, who wus not strong and found the keen mr of the euily fpriiig »o trying in their rudely built cubin, u few miles out on the plains, from tho village, All the time bo vtua about this labor of love, ho wan thinking of tie fortunate opening likely to bo his thnt d.iy. He hud been touching for nouielhing to do in the village, for matters were getting serious in their htlle home. The mother bud been KICK so long, nnd their expen os had been so heavy, that the littlo tbey hod saved ugniimfc u time of need was now completely gone. Next to nothing re muinedfor Ihem to live upon, and, it po* •ible, he must fiud work of toino kind to keep actual witiit from the door. So for two or three days previous to this morning he bud been looking for work, bat without success. He win either to young or not strong enough, or they hnd no work for a boy, and he hud become well-nigh discouraged The evening bo fore, however.just us ho was about to give up trying further for that day, he Lad stepped into [he sloro or field & Swinburne, hardware dealers, and asked if tbey needed a boy. lie was shown into the ollice, whero he found Mr. Swinbuinc alone. Tuut gentleman, niter making romo in' quiries as to Bennte's age, and where he lived, said: "Yes, we do need a boy; but Mr. Field is now cut of town. You may come to morrow, however at nine o'clock, aud we will so? what can b ,j done for you. Mind now, aud bu on time, us we shall liiro tho first boy thatcaiuuH along." "What wages would yon bo apt to ptty'f ' lienuic ventured to ask. "Oh! two or thrco dollars a week," un swered Mr. Swinbnrn, carekssly. "It depends itltogtlher ou how well yc work." So 13ennio built the firo, and busied himself in cooking tho potatoes—all that they hnd for hicuhfiiht— liti;j>y at the pros pectbefore bitn. and sure ibut lie would do bis best to earn I he highest wages suggested. On that aiiiutiul lie felt coi:lident ji mother and liiinselt could, with proper .11 (live ci mturtably until she was able to work again. The ur ukfasl—if n dish of potatoes can bo culled breakfast—onco ready, hn went to the door ot his mother's room and called her. "Only think mother," he exclaimed, us they sul down at the table. I'm to have work to-tla) j and if I'm worth it, I'm to have threu dollars a week, and that'll bo enough for us lolive ou." "Yes, indeed! ' responded his mother. "Hut 1 feur you mo too young lo uud.r- take so much; above all, to take your long walk nfler each days work." "Oh, 1 can stand it easily enough, mother," heusserted, confidently. When the poor little meal wiu finished, he brought in several huge itruifuls of wood, und urrnnged, as far us uosnibl?, for his mother's ecfiuoit throughout the day, ana then put on his coat und start' cd. "Here IB jour scaif, fiennie," said his mother, culling hnn buck. "It may be chilly as jou walk homo to-night, and you will need it " He laughingly took it, tot realizing then how it would be of bptciul teivice to .him an hour later. It was not yet eight o'clock, and he had ample time to reach tho villugo before the oppoiuted hour, The m st direct way was down the railroad truck; and he hurridly tripped over the ties, us happy as u boy tould well be. Wiiluu a mile of the villnee tho track made a shuip turn to the right, and entered what was known as Henwny'B cut, where tho roud-bed had been blasted through solid rock for u number of rods. As Bennie reached the cuive, he, us a precaution, glanced buck along the track to be sure tho 8:45 passenger train was no where in sight, and then entered the cutaway. S\ lita about half way through, however, he suddenly stopped, for in tront of him lay a largo boulder, which had fallen trow, the clitl above, and completely blocked the pussuge. But it was potsiulo to clamber over it, tuid Hcnuiu begun to do so. Then be na quickly got down again, the thought rad come to him that tho train, No. 27, ^coming around the curve at lull speed, would not have time to come to a lull stop before reaching the obstruction, aud a smash up ntoie or less terrible in its re- BUIIB, was inevitable, unlets tome one gave the warning. Hut if ho waited to warn the train of the duuger, he would not reach the village ut tho appointed hour and might lose the place. Indeed, Mr. Swinburne said if ho was not there ou time they should hire some other boy, There was not time enough to go on to the vitiligo nnd have tome ane sent to ll.ig I'- 1 train, ut khst it would be a treuieti (lout) risk to do so. The tiisi house back up tho track wau a full mile away and to go there and leave word to slop the tiain would also make him lute at the sloro For a moment ho hesitated. More than thisj he actually lett the cutaway and went u short distance- up over (he chtt toward tho highway. Then)hu came hack to the track aud with quivering lip sat down. He knew it was his duty whatever his personal biicrilico to htuy thore uud w urn the train. "i cun't leave here," he resolutely said, "oven it 1 do not get woik and wo have to beg." The train was lute that morning nnd for nearly an hour he bat theie. He knew it must bo ulrtmily nine o'clock, aud he woudored it BOM" other boy had been hired to fill the place he bud only an" hour before been suture ot. In spit© ol hini8t>ll,the great tears, would coaio to his •syeB, The low rumbling of (ho train at last roused him trow the despair into which bo wus last t tiling. Springing to his feet he TOolnioieri: "I with 1 bad a red Hag, an' I'd stop the train easy enough,," •, , Then his oye tell on his scarf, It was large, and of ii bright red color. The • • nfixi'moment be had cut tt long stink and st etched his scarf lo its widest oapsoilj over one end, forming a wide Hup He now hurried down the (rack toward the coming tr.iiii, iiiuvuitf the bturl , to HIIH tro as he hud kfitu sceu the AM mwdoi ••"••"' s uJtVtume tbdttului now it was neai enqugh lur (bu engmar tQ pli^lul) see biiu crowd of passengers hurried into the cut- way, nnd a moment later stood by the boulder. "Itis a big morning 's work you have done, tnv lad," the c-mductor at length said. "Und we come round that curve and stove fullforco into that rock, there would hr.ve teen terrible work here. How camo you to discover it?" So Hennio briifly told his story. "I was going to work for Field & Swin burne d >wn at Scottvill this morning nt nine o'clock, and left our cabin back hore a couple of miles to go there. When I got here I saw the reck and 1 knew I ought to stn; to give you warning. Though I «'po;e I have loBt my place by it,'' he added re gretlully. "How is thai V" asked a tall Qncly dreEs ed g"ntleman, standing by. "Why. Mr. Swinburne sni-J I was to be there in time," answered Hennio, "or elso they sbould hire some other boy." 'lho conductor now decided thnt, with enough men and proper too's, the obstruction could bo removed in tin hour or twj at the furthered, nnd disp itched a messen- gtr to the village for Ihem. He nho at'- vised th> pasaengcrj to return to the ears, and make themselves ns comfortable as possible during the delay. Then a gentleman spoke up enthmi asticullv. Let ns make up a purse for the lad Hero are five dollars towards it." A hut was passed among the passengers and a few minutes later the gentlemen nn nounred: We have got u huMred dollars. Now where is I he boy?" IIo could not bo found; but a brakeman finitll) s,iid: I tow him go (IT towards the village with the man the conductor sent aown there." He'll be back this wuy by and by, likely as not," said the conductor. "II not, it can be lef; at tho Scottsvillo depot for him." Itwas truo Bennio bnstened off to the store before some one eWe was encaged Hut in this he WHS disappointed. For, as ho entered Mr. Swinburne 's ifliia that gentleman looked up at him and curtly said: You are too lute, sir; I engaged another lad half un hour ago. Learn next time to be punctual nt the uppointed hour." Poor Bennie! Without offering a word of explanat on, he left the store and bur ried off homo. He bad no heart to look elsewhere for work that day nt IcaBt. He know be had done right, that his mot he would approve of his course. Still be could not get over the great disappoint ment that had come to him. whit in the world should they do now for bread As he reac ed the cutaway, he found the men busily blasting tho boulder lo pieces and pnus'ed to watch them. Wbi>e he stood there, theconduu'.or caught sight of him. "Liok hero, youngster," he said "aren't you tho boy that stopped the trainV "YOB, sir," promptly responded Bennie, "Weh," ho went on, "there is a gentle nt'in un at the cars that wishes to see you. Wondering what could be wanted him Uennio went up to the train, clumber ed into the parlor enr and asked: "Is there u man hern who wants 'o ,ueV" 4>Ycs, sir," exclaimed a gentleman dropping his paper aud springing to feet.' We all want to see you. Wo want thank you for your unsollMi conduct III morning, nnd give you this roll of bills a token of o r appreciation of your net. And he handed Uennie DIP money. "1 didn't, expect nothing," said Bjnnio. modestly nnd ungrammatically. "1 didn't just, like to see the train b isted." "We cm well afforJ to give this money to jou," replied tun gentltmian, kindly; for some of us would have dojbtless lost, our lives but for you, and had the overturned curs taken lire in thatctit, none of us enuld have escaped." With joyful hoart Bennie now hastened hoihe. Nor wus his joy tiny less when his mother, after listcnit g to his story, said • "I would rather a sen of mino should do his duty, even if it forced us to beg, than to have secured tho best position by u dishonorable net." But the good llowing forth from Bennit's umelh.ib act did not end here. The very next morning, aB lie was cutting wood nt the door, a gentleman rodo up and asked,— "Are y u Bennie Wnters?" "Yes, sir," replied the astonished boy. "Well, here's a letter 1 was asked to leave here," said the man handing it to him. It bore the heading of "Field & Swin' burne," and read;— SCOTTSVIIXE, KT. Mr. Bennie Waters:-Dear Sir,—Mr, Field nt (he firm *UB upon the train you so bravely warned of its danger yetterday, regardless of your loss. AVe have decided that we have a place in our store for boy like you; and we will furnish your moth'tr a tenement in the village, rent free, and allow you at first five dollars a week. 1 trust you will be magnanimous enough to overlook my unpardonable curtness of yesterday; for, bad you explained tho cause of your delay, wo should have hired you then and there. At your earliest convenience let us know your decision. Resprclfully your?. GEORGE A. SWINBUHN. Firm of Field & Swin burn. Uennio und his mother have already moved into their comfortable home at the village and he is busy at work in the store. He studies hard evenings, and Hopes to thoroughly niaa t I the business he has entered. Hesuje: "1 just did that morning what I knew was my duty, and all came out right in the end." So it will always. FARM AND HOME. THE ntTSKlN' 1»EE. The hn«kln" beo wtti! over, oz the son wnz Boln' down tn a yniLT blato o' glory 1st behind the maples brown: The gals wnz glltln' ready, 'n the boys wnz stand- In' by To hitch on whor they wanted lo, or to kno,v the reason why. Ot ill Hie cats what set aronn' tho pile ot com Diet tiny, A-twl.lln' oil the rntlUn' husks ex et 'twas only tdny, Tho peitriest one of all the lot—'n they wt:« pooty' too — Wtu Zory IICM, 'whose lattln eye end look ye through un' through. How, It happened lhat Znry found a red enr In the pile Afore we flnlshel hnsktn', 'n ye osier seen her smile, Fur, o' course, she tied tho privilege, ef she only dure, To choose the toiler she liked best 'n kiss htm then 'n lliero. My t how wo pnekered up onr lips 'n tried to look our l>est, Each feller wlshen he'd be tho ono picked out from nil the rest Till Znry, nrler hangln' back a leollo spell or so, (jot nn nnd walked right over to lite last ono In the row. She jlsl reached down 'n teched her lips onto the ol' white hend Teier Sims, who's eighty yearef he's a day, 'lis said; She looked so sweet, of Teter tho't an angel come to sny As how his harp wuz ready In tho land 'o ternal day. Mad? Wall 1 should think I wuz', 'n I told her goln* hnme, As howlhe way she she slighted tno had mnde me sorlerginm, N llmi 1 didn't think sho'd shako me right afore the crowd— wusn't golu' ter to stand It—'n I said so pooty loud. Then Znry ilrapped her htnln' eyes 'n whispered to mo low, •I didn't kiss ye 'foro the crowd—'cause—'caitsc- I love ye so, N I thought you wouldn't mind it ef I kissed ol Pete Instead, Decauso the gruvo Ju closin' jlst ubovo his poor ol head. _jlt Well—wlmmln's ways Is queer, sometimes, and we don', alius know Jtst what's n-throt>tiln' In their hearts when they set thus 'n so- All I know is, that when I bid good night to.Zurj- tless, I loved her more than ever, 'a I'll uever lore her less. FARM NOTES. Polish, nbn to the pound, 150 per annum. Plymouth Rocks, eight to the pound, 100 per annum. Dark Brahmos, eight to tho'pound, and about 70 per annum. La Fleche, s:ven to the pound 130 per annum. Crevcceurs, sev;n to the pound, 150 per annum. Hamburg?, nine to tho pound, 150 per annum. Game fowls, nine to the pound, 130 per annum. Dominique?, nine to tbe pound, 130 per annum. Black Spanish, seven to the pound, 139 per annum. Leghorns, nine to (he pound, ICO to 200 per annum. Black, White and Buff.Coching, eight to tho pound, 100 or less per annum. Th» egg< of tho modern improved breed? of fowls buve gained one third in weight, ai compared with eggj formerly laidhad. Light Brahmas and partridge Cochins' eggs, seven to the pound. They lay 80 to 100 per annum, or even more, according to the treatment nnd keeping.—Fanciers' Journal.. Advantage of Full Plowing. It is belter lo plow under all green matter before frost thnn to allow it to die and dry. Green manure decomposes easily but plants that have become dry some times remain in the ground a long time before decomposing. It is also much bet ter to plow in the fall if the land is heavy in order to allow the lrost to assist in pulverizing tho soil. Plain boiled potatoes, rquish cauliflower with white sauce. Potato balls or cubes with parsley butter, escaloped tomatoes, spaghetti with Bechamel sauce. Plain boiled potatoes, ntcaloped sweet potatoes, mashed turnip?. French peas. Casserole of potatoes, creamed onions, Lima beans in while cauce. Stewed celery with cream or Bcchnmel sauce, masbtd potatoes, eq'iasb. Escaloped cauliflower, potato timbale, vegetables a la j trdiniere. Plain boiled pitntoM, squash, cauliflower with white sauce. THE GOOD YOUNG WIFE. TITE nousimoi .Ti. 1 Ask Nu Kent. JAMES II. CADtC nead, hands and feet and heait are weak and weuty, .My soul sore-pressed: My tired body down life's highway dre.iry 1 drug, nor rest. I, too, have tolled wh°n toll was vain and mocking, In ways nnb'est: [ havo sown se-d nnd seen disaster stalking, ltougU o'er my best. I've tilled and tended, full of Joyous hoping That 1 should reap; Autumn and winter s w, unci loft me groping In diitkness deep. And yet I ask no r st: my ono petition Of Sabbath's Lord Is that my labor shall hnvothe fruition 1 'ledged In Ills Word. Thnt when I toll ami strive Ills truth believing, Triisllnu though wenk, It shall bo mine to know n sure receiving Of that 1 seek. Mttnds well'attestT Till 'lis fulfilled not death nor any other creature Can give me rest. Was She n Vnsstir or n Cornell nr a Wellesley Girl? There is a young married woman of my acquaintance whose lirst wifely experience with the needle resulted in a capitnl joke on her. She found what appeared to bo two immense rips on tho inside of the 1 tails of her husband's frock coat, nn'l while he was down town the carefully sewed Ihem up. When the young man came borne to lunch his wife met nim, coat in hand. "I've just mended it," she said; "there were two awlul lips in tbe tails of it." "Let mo see," said the husband of the industrious young wciuan. "I didu't know there was a tear in it." '•Yes, there wo?; right there." ' But those are Hie " The young man cuujiht the look of innocent doubt on his wife's face and stopped. "Yes, those wero fearful ripe; things were getting in them all the time." And the young mau went down to his office nnd picked out the threads in order tD uet at his bank book und n, few letters lhat he hnd in those tail j otketB. CHINESE KAH Til QUAKE. I An omolnl Gut Renily for Winter, Look out well now for young cattle, colts and sheep.. Djn't wait until the snow flics before you get ready for the young things nnd bo obliged to nearly freeze yourself while nailing up a place the very cold day they want to bn taker, finally to winter quarters, but commence; to mo boards nnd nails, putty nnd glass just ns soon ns your crops nro harvests!, Then you canjbe preparing your winter fire wood in tho woods, or making lo^ginir roads and skid-ways, when these days como. ' Too AliM -nt-inllMlert. Cilir.en—"I never tee Cap!. Magord around nny more." Policeman—He's not on the forc» nny more. Got put out. "Well! Well! Whnlfor?" "Absint-moin :ledness." "Absent-minded, was he?" "Yis, for. He raided a gamblin' din nn' arriBtcd a whole crowd of city oiii- cials." "But they shouldn't have been there." "Av COCRR not. He wis so ab-iint- moinded hn forgot \n givn tbcm noiico." The wifeot Senator Divis, of Minnesota, has created great interest in St. Paul by introducing the custom of (hiving with whito reins. She silB on the box of the neatest of dogcarts, to which a hands jme lay horse is attached, and makes a very picturesq'3 fii/ure ns slip drives about. Made to T,ook Like Sew. Dresses, Gents' Clothing, Fes I hers, Gloves, etc., Dyed or Cleaned, l 'liislt Garments Steamed st Otto I'ictch's Dye Works, S-JU W. Water SU, Milwaukee. Send lor circular. The leaves of a peach tree, a few at a lime, put Into the boiling nillk of a custard or blauc mange aud removed before it cools Into shape, givo a delicate aluioud flavor. ITow's TliHf We offer Ono Iluudrod Dollars TteYartl for any case of catarrh lhat cannot be oured by takluij flail's C'nlarrh Cure. 1'. .1. C'llKN'KV A CO., l'rops., Toledo, O. We, tho undoi-slgued, lmvo kumvn F. ,1. Choney for lho last fifteen years mid bellevn bl.n por. feotly hunornblo in nil business tmtiHnctlons, and Itiiaticlully nblu Locat-ryottt any obligations lim lo by their Drill. Wont* Trrtw, Wholesale Dracafct*. Totalr>, Wnldlng, Kiniian is Marvin, Wiiuiojulo tirug. Kiss, Toledo, Ohio. Jlnll'M ('uian-li Cure Is talton fn'nrnallv. aet'na nfioctly upon lho blond ami junenud sui-jves u( lho system. I'l-icu, 73o pur botttj. bjja Ly ull In-u^fsu Kennrt Hn-vn Killed. 03,0 00 Were riTst.—Alt riUstaii |i *<l fras lif UR .KLIKS'SQBItt S.EKVE ItElTonKn. Sss'Uaslt«rSrild«r 'BUs«. M*r- • ellout cures. Trintlis and I'MRI trial boltt. trn t«, Hi COM . Haul lo Ur. Kllus, Kit Arch Hk, l'hlla., Urn. not hii to I'rofltiiulo Stock Ttulslnc. One of the wajs which you can help to make ycur stock-keeping profitttblo this winter will be to hold over no moro nni nials than you can profitably and comfort ably shelter. It is Borry business to feed good hay nnd grain to shivering cattlo i a bleak barnyard. Keep no more than you can put in warm nnd tecum stalls us toon us snow Hies and cold winds begin to blow. This will bo a poor year to burn feed for fuel. Heleollncr Seed Corn. It would be no harm to save seed corn I enouah for two or thrco years. It is tel- I dom Unit coin reaches such perfection its it has the present year. Select good tirs, and, what, is of equal importance, tttrnigltt rows to the butt, and no more in number there thnn on lho rest of the ear. Green manuring makes n spreading cob at the butt, Buperphosphnte ti small cob that will dry. £ook Out tor Verm In. It iB now time to look out for (he small vermin that annoy tho fowls and larger stock and if not prevented will keep them in poor condition nil through the winter. It wusftiid jearRugothiit onions were distasteful to nil kinds of lice und modern experience confirms it. To keep a supply of ihiB odorous vegetable ou hand for this use is desirable If tho water in which they huve been boiled is used to sponge the animals with and it is well brushed intj the coat tbe lice will leave and stay away. Gtod Care. Good care is even more of a factor in making the dairy profitable than is good feed. The good care costs so little more than poor care thnt tbe results go almost wholly to the profit account. Grooming, so ns to keep the skin clean and free from all accumultions of filth, and fresh, clean, dry bedding, will help increase tho quun tity and the quantity of the milk every lime. No roan will keep right who does decide that ho will always do right. No man ought to have a better place who is not faithful in his present one. "The beat education in the world," said Wendell Phillips, "is that got by struggling to got a living." Whatovor hapens to me each day is my daily bread, provided 1 do not refuse to takn it from thy hand and to feed upon it. — Kenelon. The mat' who is always around, is the one who thinks he wouldn't have made tho same mistake, you did, if he had been in your place. "Tbou visiteBt the earth, and Jwaterest it; thou greatly onricbest it with tho river ot God, which is lull of water; thou prep irest them corn when thou hast so provided for it; thou crownest the year with thy goodness." Faith draws tho poison from every unef, takes the sting from every IOSB, and quenches tho lire of every pain, aud only faith cau do it.—J. G. Holland. WAMIIXOTON, Nov. 7.—A telegram from tbe Japanese government to latno, tho Japanese minister in this city, gives nn authentic report of the recent earthquake. The report states that the earthquake wa .i confined in the damage done to tbo prefectures of Aichi and Get x Nayoya. The chief city in the former prefecture has a population of 160.C0O. According to tbe repoit G.500 persons were killed, 9.000 injured, 75,000 houses wore totally destroyed and12,300 badly damaged. Something Blllder. A dentist, whoso stories are always founded on facts, tells of a negro who came to him with bis wife lo huve one of her teeth extracted. Gas being something whose mysteries added terror to its charms, (he solicitous daikey questioned: "Couldn't you gib bcr 6ulhu' a little milder'n gas, doctuh? Couldn't you gib her gasoline?"—Selected. Another Lumber Fnlliire, LOUISVILLE, Nov. 10.—0. B. Paul, wholesale lumbar, assigned today to W It. Hiy; liabilities 82'.K),00); assets, 8103,000. 'I he failuro was caused by that ol the Cotter Lumber company und M. B Coble. A perfume lamp, which burns cologne and spreads a pleasant stent about the rontu, Is among the late household novel- lies. To Dispel Colds, Headaches and Fevers, to cleanse, the system effectually, yet gently, when costive or bilious, or when lho blood Is impure or siu^^isli, to permanently emu linbilual cou- slljiuilon, to awaken the, kMucy* and liver to a healthy activity, without Irrltuliug ol ivcuklng them, uso Syrup of Figs. Twclvo pounds of penelies, six pounds of sugar and one pint ot vinegar is a goud " plckli proportion for pickled pouches. the Ouljr One JSver J'rlnteil—Caa Ton Flod the Word? There Is a 8-lncb display advertisement In this paper this week which has no two words alike except one word. Tho sumo Is lino of caeli new one sppcarlngcucli week trout The Dr. 1 Utter Medicine Co. This house plueot a "Crescent" on everything they make and publish. Look for it, send them tho name of the word, and tliey will return you IIWK, •BAunruL LiTiiooiurns or SAMILUS runs. In making up flowers avoid a HIT, set forms, and let them be artistic in grace and simplicity, at near to nature as possible, Willi plenty of lho pretty foliage which surmounts them when growing. A building vp of tho on tiro Bystcm follows tho uso of Dr. Picrco '8 F.ivorito Prescription. It's on invigorating, rcstora- tivo tonic, soothing cordial nnd bracing nervino —"and a certain remedy for all tho functional derangements, painful disorders or chronio weaknesses peculiar to women. It improves digestion, on- riches tho blood, dispels aches and pains, melancholy and norvousncsB, brings refreshing sleep, and restores flesh arid strength. For periodical pains, internal inflammation and ulceration, lcucori'bea and kindred ailments, it is a posilivo ppecific—& guaranteed one. If it fails to give satisfaction, in any case, tho money paid for it is refunded. No other mediciuo for women is sold on these terms. With an ordinary medicine, it can't be done. That's tho way its makers prove their faith in it. Contains no alcohol to inebriate; no syrup or sugar to derango digestion ; a legitimato medicine, not a beverage. Purely vegetable and perfectly harmless in any condition of tho system. 1 World's Dispensary Medical Association, Proprietors, No. 003 Main Street, Buffalo, N. Y. _ FflTFOLKrRTDlJGED "German yrup" Here is something from Mr.Frtnll A. Hale, proprietor of tbe De Witt House, Lcwiston, nnd the Tontitu Hotel, Brunswick, Mc. Hotel mea meet the world as il conies and goea, and are not slow in sizing people nnd things up for what they ar» worth. He says that lie has lost • father and several brothers and ters from Pulmonary Consumption, aud is himself frequently troubled with colds, and h« Hereditary often coughs enough lo make him pick it Consumptlonhis stomach. When* ever he has taken • cold of this kind he uses Boschee'i German Syrup, and it cures him every time. Here is a man who knows the full danger of lung troo« blcs, and would therefore be most particular as to the medicine he used. What is his opinion ? Listen I "1 use nothing but Boschcc's German Syrup, and have advised, I presume, more than a hundred different per* sons to take it. They agree with me that it is the best cough syrup in the market." <9 a ( 'arfielq tea My wtJ.-tltt wa* W0 PCiuniU. now H 1 1 Y»> a redaction of \& For clfriiUim mltlrMN. wlib W- Over. CU11104 _ ri'-uU * of l7ntl 11 ti t;; t'ii r»'** M< U I Irjuhivln-j rcitf or* si umpW-x ton :«•«.•«••*< Vii-1 i j»:»< I on. E«B<1 (ut I'lO Uu.fc.la »» ""J I* 1 * 1 ) bum, M* WW lit/. MEN TO TRAVKI*. W« pi>* BN to VIOO H mouth ftDrl pxrinnci STUNK * WELLINGTON MMIIMI". W'II, WANTED I Little Thine*. lVlllo wcrds nro lho sweetest tc hour; little cluirilit-8 fly furthest and stuy longest on the wing; little hikes are tbo stillest; lit lo hoarlB nro tho fullest, und little farms are tho best tilled. Littlo books are tho most read, anil little songs tbe dearest loved. And when nature would niakeuny- especially rare and beautiful, she makes it I if le,—littlo pearls, little diamond?, little dews. Amur's is u model praytr; but lion it is a little one, and tbo burden of the potition is for but litilo. Tbe sermon on tbe mount is little, but the last dedication di^ourto was an hour. Life is uiudo up of littles; death is what remains of them all. Day is made up ol little beams, and night is glorious with tittle Btars. SIIK CONSENTED. lleitutjr of Fuce nnd i'«rf«rtlon of Fignr* Cause Iter to Yield. "Will you be mine?" "Ctin you afford to drcea me well if I marry you?" "It depend) upon what you consider being drotsed well. If you mean Wortii dresses from Paris, I cun't afford them; nor Jo you need them," "ldon'i." "No. Your beauty noeds no adornment, and it will always eclipge any dress you wear, no matter how tine or how expensive it may he. No one lhat looks at} ou 6ces ycur diets. The beauty of face and R erfection of figure only are noted. All tiery sinks into insignificance beside them. What satin is tbcre like your skin? What eilk like your hair? What color to compare with your lips, cheeks and eyes? ' "John, I am yours," — Philadelphia Press, A MJft'JtOU MONTH. Aaautt and Sfvvvmusv Rtmtnkabla for . lUt tr Uvuvouly hhuwurs. New Yoik Times: November and Au guit are the two months ot the year when meteors are the most frequent. It ban buen supposed that the entire solar syitem is travertid by innumtruble slieams of meteors, probab'y varying iu dimensions Irom the eiio of peas to that ot baseball, though-some; falls are recorded of meteors nearly a ton in weight, Tbe number of the«e small bodies that cross the earth's orbit must be enornioue, tor it, has been calculated that 7,000.000 enter the eurth 't. utmotpbere wry tweiitydour hour». Yet the earth canng\ encounter won than one meteor dream for each of the many, »»!• n,ns whose orbit'mipt p»M atyye ot Mm t^e. Place qf fee terrestrial qrWt. But, to spile .beta enormous wmberi IV> <dm:, laud that Ibe aieruue number ot meteorj .Jfipniitulvinelwi o| MuralDB Strawberry Ilcils. Experiments prove thut alter tbe ground becomes irczen strawberry beds may be ourncd over, with advantage. The method is to lay straw on the rows, or leaves or dried grass may answei, nnd burn every inch of the rows. It assists in destroying tbe feeds of weeds, does not barm I he strawberry plants, and the bed is all Ihe better for the burning over in tbe spring. It is certainly an advnntage lo clean the rows in this manner, and tboee who have tested the method claim thut the old strawbeny beds will lastmuob longer by being so treated, producing near y us woll as young plants. Lay Your flan*. It is time now to lay your plans if you intend to have cows "como in" just when the pastures are getting dry and tbe 'springers" begin to fail. If you do not own a good bull, time may he found now, and tbe weather is cooler than in June, so you can reach ono, Every young unimal should be learned to lead by the halter when small, and tben a cow can be led for miles behind a wagon without danger of overturning it or knocking her horns off. II Jen that one per uii ^.softj^.U't^m^ift^'y Ate, Value of Children. It is strange that so tnuuy men and w( m 'n are destitute of a due appreciation of cbildbood. It has been but a short ti 1110 since tbey were children, and yet tbey *eeni to have lost ail sympatby with tbe life of childhood, and outside of ibeir own households they scarcely notice or cure for a child. Tbe most exulted pleasures may he found in associating with chit- aren, and the most vuluuble improvement may hi derived from a frequent study of their characters and experiences. If the Icvliness of heaven is reflected anywhere on earth, it iB in tbe life of the child into whose mind no impure thought has yet entered. The affection which fids one with dUgost when he wilnesies the movements of men and women in society ia unknown to the child; the arts by which grown neople attempt to deceive tbeir neighbors and win admirers never enter the mind of the innocent child. Of tbo vice) which blacken and blast so many older souls they a,e lo tally ignorant, and tboir unperverted minds are open to receive every lesson ot goodness and every impression of love. To escape from the hollow pretense of social lile, tbe suBpiuoue gazo of the busy world, the crooked ways of business and the dark schemes of political strife to tbe artless, honest, sincere and pure oompansionship of children, is like passing from the chill) blasts of December into the genial atmosphere of June. It would be well both for the children and adults if they mingled more together than ^he customs of I advanced civilization sanction. Tlu (MIIMI MrdlcUut* (»« World U ersWNf DR. ISAAC THOMI-SOX'S CELEBRATED EYE-WATEfc ThU artlala !• a ••r«fnllrpr««ara* phjiiolaja'l at* >*ri|>tia», aa4 ha* b««a la oomlajil naa for aaaxlr • Matarr. Ttwra ara faw alaaaaaa ta whlok »aaatr4 ara aob;*«t nor. ^VtreaatBf tbaa Cora °faa, B »4 aaaa, aarkapa, for which mora ramodlat haya boaa triad vlthaa( auccaaa. for all aiUrajal laSamnatlae • f Ua aja* tt ta aa tsfallibla raotadr. If tha dlra*. tfasa ua followad 11 will oarar fall. Wa p.rtlaolarij tavlU tha alWullon at phratctana lo ttt roaitU. k*af •ala ar .11 droigliU. Jofl.N U THOMPbOJi, BOMS > Oax, Taot, 8. I. Kauatlahad 1TW. GOLD MED AT,, PARIS, 187a j W TT JAKEU & co.'s ' i Breakfast Cocoa from which tho «!XCCB» O( ol ! hat bctn fcmoTcii, tthsnlutrly pure nr»C It i$ soluble, JS ~o Chemicals nrotHfd In Ita preparation. II liaa titorc tSan thrtt tin rt Ma Hrrtigth ol Cocca nilird with Starcli, Arrowroot or Hugar, aiiti la therefore far more eco- [nomtcal, rosfinp Un thnn on* *:«ntacvp. ltiadcl]cloua,Dour. 1 Uhltijt, atrengtlivuitiit, XAKII.T DtneaTEi,, aud A'lnilratily adapted for Invalids ea well aa for peraona la health. hold by firoctra ererritliare. W.BAKER & CO., Dorchester, Maeai '" ——UJ '-. —-—^L— Grab AVarir .a tn Fotatocs. Exohunga. Mr. M. D. Crittenden, of Humboldt, Iowa, sent to Prof. Herbert Osboru, if the Iowa agricultural college, at Ames, samples of grub worms thut wero infesting bis potatoes, with the following state' mentoffaetsi 'J ho potatoes were planted on sod ground a little sandy, rows of potatoes about (if- teeu rods long, north und south, south end joias tho pasture. Worm, are worst at, tbe south end, None found at north end and potatoes not damaged at north end; potatoes are nearly ruined ateouth end. I found as high as fourteen worms in a tingle hill. They eat large holes in Ihe potatoes. Please give me Tbe facts in regard to this enemy, is it because they wero on sod ground V Tho following is Prof. Odborn'a reply i The (.rubs in tbe potatoes were one of tbe species of sotrahftled beetles and probably one of the Lticbr.osternas or May beetle larva. These are so much alike, even as adulla, thnt it is sometimea dimoidt to separate the species, Tbe potatoes being planted on sod ground is, iu all prohibit ity, the main reason for (heir being so infested, but it is a little s range lhat tbey should be so muoh worse at one end than the oih'r, and it looks as if there might possibly be some traveling from lho pasture Und into the potato field, How much then giubs are, capable ol traveling do opt know, but it has gen> eraily been assumed t>4t Was do not go far P^tys&mmmmmilwik PI (be *J H vm lnduimaClw itdulii to depout. i gff* mort Mti Ihe south eud of tbe fleli U-* (pie tbji |od «to> tuviu^ TUB KITCOKN. Batscd Giikt). To 3 teacu'fuls of bread sponge, take [2 cups of sugar, 1 cup ot shortening, (either butter or meat frying*), 1 teaspoonful of soda, 1 teacupful of seeded raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg (o taste. Mix, and lei rise a little and then bake. Only few Announcements can be included in this advertisement, but they will enable the friends of THE COMPANION to the scope and character of the reading that will be given in its columns during 1892 — the sixty-fifth year of Nine .Illustrated Serial 5tories. judge somewhat of its issue. The Serial Stories for the coming year will be of rare interest and variety, as well as unusual in number. Lots Mallet's Dangerous Gift. A New England Quaker Cirl 's first Contact with "World 's Teoplc"; by Airs. Alary Catherine Lce.l A Tale of the Tow-Path. The Hardships encountered by a Hoy who found Life at home too Hard for him; by Homer Greene. ' How Dickon Came by Ills Name. A charmingly written Story of the Age of Chivalry; by . Harold Frederic. ! Two "Techs" Abroad. They set off on a Tour of the World in quest of Profitable Enterprises; by . C. A. Stephens. ' A Young Knight of Honor. The Story of a Eoy who stood at his Tost while Death was all around him. Miss Fanny Al. Johnson. > A Boy Lieutenant. A True Narrative; by Free S. Bowlcy. | TouaregS. A Story of the Sahara; by Lossing Q. Brown. Smoky Days. A Story of a Forest Fire; by E. W. Thomson. | On the Lono Mountain Route; by Miss Will Allen Dromgoole. flckeleii Fggs. Boil eggs 15 to 20 minutes; remove the shells, stick 3 or 4 cloves iu oacb, place Ihem in a jar aud pour over hot vinegar in which a f<>w pepper corns nnd whole cloves are scalded. Cover and is a few days they will bo ready tor use. Potato ruir. Two cups of mashed potato (that has been put through seive) season with sail and pepper, stir in two tabletpoonfuls of butter, beat to a cream, add two weli beaten eggs and one cup of cream. Pom into a baking dish, and bake in a hot oven. Hr«*kratt Toast. Dip each slice of bread—untoasted—in sweet milk, then in a battec consisting ol one beaten eg», one oup sweet milk, one tablespoonful Hour, aud a little pepper and salt. Fry to alight brown in butter, asinu a griddle or frying pan, and turning as -— would griddle cakes. one \ YJaniia Cuke. Hints on Self=Education.' Articles of great value to Young Men who desire to educate themselves. Hon. Andrew D. White, Ex -rrcsident of Cornell. President Timothy Dwlght, of Yale University. President E. H. Capen, of Tufts College. President Q. Stanley Hall, of Clark University. President Francis L. Patton, of Trinceton College. Professor James Bryce, M. P., author of the "American Commonwealth." Practical Advice. The Habit of Thrift; by How to Start a Small Store; by Girls and the Violin. A Valuable Taper; by A Chat with Edison. How to Succeed as an Electrician; Boys In N. Y. Offices; Evils of Small Loans; by Tho Olrl Who Thinks She Can Write. Three Articles of Advice by well -known Writers, Amelia E. Carr, Jeanette L. Gilder, Kate Field, Andrew Carnegie. F. B. Thurber. Camilla Urso. O. P. Latlirop. Henry Clews. Five Special Features. Describing the life of a young inventor of extraordinary gifts j The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone. A delightful paper telling how he came to build the Suez Canal; by The Count de Lessep3. The Story of the Atlantic Cable. Mr. Field's narrative has the thrilling interest of a romance; Cyrus W. Field. Unseen Causes of Disease; Three admirable articles by the Eminent English Physician, Sir Morell Mackenzie. Boys and Girls at the World's Fair. What Young Americans may do as Exhibitors; by Col. George R. Davis. A Rare Young Man. Episodes in My Life. Glimpses of Royalty. Railway Life. m _ Taken arge round sponge cake and out it carefully into tbin slices; spread each slice with a layer of ft raw berry, raspberry and apricot jam, and then place them in their original form; beat the whites of three egg* very stiff with three tablespoonfuls of «4gar added, spread this ovei the cake, sift sugnr on the whole and put imoftcoolovento hlrdeoi use oare toai the meringue doe» i ^t.be«i<me too brown, There ore tun* Ibmgi that we uoden stood b> mort people to he neoeisary 41K, Mi lonUt ut the roaat'lurkey, itiyopg tha&T«£JI; being glblet W!ic*Vcranberry •tiu«,c^Jwi and Mrtytm kindi of vegeUbiM, uvrlW Housekeeping 1 at Windsor Castle; by How Queen Victoria Travels; by The Story of Kensington Palace; by How I Met the Queen; by Lady Jeune. H. W. Lucy. The Marquis of Lome. Nugent Robinson. The Safest Part ot a Train; by Col. 11. Q. Prout. Success In Railway Life; by Supt. N. Y. Central, Tfi ?o. Voorhees. Asleep at Ills Post; by former Supt. Mich. Southern, Charles Paine. Roundhouse Stories, Humorous aud pathetic; by An Old Brakeman. Short Stories and Adventures. More than One Hundred capital Swries of Adventure, Pioneering, Hunting, Touring will be printed in this volume. Among them are t The Flash-Light. Old Thad's Stratagem. His Day for the Flag. My Queer Passenger. Very Singular Burglars. Capturing a Desperado. Molly Barry's Manltou. The Tin Peddler's Baby. In the Burning Pineries. Shut Up In a Microbe Oven: Blown Across Lake Superior. The Boys and tho Wild-Cat. The Cruise of a Wagon-Camp. A Young Doctor's Queer Patients. On a Cattlo.Steamer In a Storm. The Illustrations will be improved and increased in number. The Weekly Editorials on the leading Foreign and Domestic Topics will be marked by impartiality and clearness. Household Articles will be contributed by well-known writers. The Children's Page will be more attractive than ever. The Illustrated Weekly Supplements, adding nearly one-half to the size of the paper, will be continued. "A Yard of Roses" Free to January, 1892. To nny NEW SOTSCRIBEn who will out out ntul SPIII I us this slip with hnmn nnd nddress nntl •1.1S, wo will send TITE COMPANION FKEK to Jnntliiry, 1K09, anil for n Full -Yen* from Hint Onto. This ofltor Includes the THANKSGIVING. OnitlSTHAH AND NISW VISAIl'S DOUULK HOLIDAY NUMIIHK8, Hnd all tho illustrated Weekly Supplements. New Suliscrlliors will also receive n copy or n beiititintl cvjored picture, entitled "A YAltD OK HOSES.'* IU production luti cost TWENTY. TIIOi/SANP POIXAU8. 411 This Slip with $1.75. on application. , ADDRKSS, T he Y outh's C ompanion , Boston, Maes. ~ fi««4 Chieki lUt-OJIct Ontir, • nrgtiltrcd Uller at our rtio. m W& 8MULE8T Pitt IN THEW0Bit)I ^ • TUTT'S Z •txht liver PZIX8V aUlthe TlrtHea ot thy Uttotomm 1 Jpo«iin4 i >jMa..lM cut into wrwir hi R AG BUWLMIM Ssnd it mce (or our Catalofnt. too ttil p!aiilt.C. M. Niwconib. Dwta»rt. Iw peW LIES NnmnuwUlwetobgjr a plK In a bafi and no . ona places oonfidenoa In the wtwtjtememi otSaalomakanwaieli •lmproU»W», 1 'Horn** ihtn»rnrnotWqtVaia - ^rbehad^iftwa. vs. .... Mrtt D«tnafrt,Uw» PACTS Romo people nro fair minded, and. to tnom< wa refer .the .BeaW' question. Actions SPEAK louder than words, iinit; wliwypiillBda jientt; die ^artloie -* food oMterJii te»%%W'! Pennsylvania Agricultural'Works, York. Pa. funiuliitr's Stuuiluril Euuluesand Saw mils. Bornl lor OaWviui), rortoblo, BUitlonorr. Traollon I nnd Autoiuatlo Enirlneia iptclsllr Warrnutoa aijuiu or superior to aur iwule. Mdrou A. U. FAW<tVUAA * €«». Vaa-K,^*, "«rvw <»i.#* a ' s ^^ullllilB^ m iaaaK^C " IMtC* HwdUMtiAkr* Mm

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page