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I SCRAP OFHISTORY.
In his speech at Cooper Union, Oct.
•22, Mr. Ilewilt, then a candidate for
mayor, now mayor-elect, gave a sketch
of his life as an answer to some attacks
made upon him as a 'rich man.' In
the course of these remarks he said :
'I became nearly blind and was com
pelled to pass a year in Europe, for
which I paid out of the earnings which
I had laid up from the lessons I had
giyen. On my way home another ac
cident occurred—the ship on which I
was went to the bottom, and I was
saved by another accident in one of the
boots of that ship in company with a
man who has been mayor of this city,
who was and is my friend and brother,
and will be to the end of my life. I
landed in midwinter in a borrowed suit
of sailor's clothes—not a thing of my
own—and I had three silver dollars in
my pocket, which constituted my en
tire woildly wealth. I was 22 years of
Let the ciptain of ihe rescuing ship
tell the story ; s he did a few years
ago to a little circle of friends in a
New York club :
'ln 1544 I was commanding the ship
Atalanta, and in the month of Decem
ber of that year was making a voyage
from Liverpool to New York. On the
11th I was crossing the gulf at ream, j
and got well over it. when, near even
ing, 1 saw a ship under full sail sever
al mi'es to the windward and evidently
heading for New York like myself.
My Barometer had been falling rapidly,
and as I always regarded it with great
care and obeyed its oiders, I took
warning ai d shortened sail. But I
noticed that the stranger kept every- i
thing spread, and when night came on
anu hid her fiom sight she was far off
on the horizon, and didn't appear to
have taken m a stitch of canvas. Dur
ing the night it came on to blow heavi
ly, a legular cyclone, in fact ; and you
may be sure 1 was glad i had taken in
sail. It only lasted a couple ot hours
or so, but was very rough as long as it
was on us.
'About 9 in the forenoon the watch
reported pieces of wreck floating on
the water, and an hour later we sight
ed a beat, and bore down for her. It
was as I had feared, the stranger had
foundered in the gale, and this was one
of tier boats.
'She proved to be, or have been, the
American ship Alabamian,Capt. Hitch
cock, from Leghorn to New York, and
besides her officers and crew, she had
two passengers in the cabin. She was
under full sail when the wind stiuck
her, and in a very short time she was
an wiiseavvorthy wi< ck. She had two
boats, one a staunch lifeboat, and the
other an old ai d rotten longb >at. Lots
wese drawn for places, and the lifeboat
fell to Ihe first officer, while the long
boat went t<> the captain. The two
cabin passengers went to the longboat
and also nine of the crew. It was the
lifeboat that I picked up, with the first
officer in command and he said they left
the ship dt 2 in the morning, and lost
sight of the longboat soon after She
was nearer the ship than they, as the
captain had been the last to leave her.
'The weather was cold, and they suf
fered considerably from their cramped
positions, but in a little while after
coming on board they were warmed up
and all right. Nothing C3iild be
seen of the longboat-, and it was not
certain whether she was still afloat. I
determined to saye her if possible to do
it, and the great question vvas to de
termine what course to steer to find
her. I reasoned that Capt. Hitchcock
would try to get out of the gulf stieam
MILLITEIM, PA THURSDAY, JANUARY 18., 1887.
as soon as lie could, in order to llnd
smoother water, and, after carefully
studying the situation, 1 changed my
course in accordance with this theory.
I sent men aloft to keep a sharp look
out, and report the least sight of a boat
and to watch for anything that would
indicate she had gone down and was
past all help.
'Noon came, and then I o'clock, and
then 2, and no signs of the boat. 1
went t.i the cab'n with my first officer
and the officer of the Alabumian, and
we held a council. One of them
thought 1 ought to run on another
course, and he gave his reasons for it,
and then the other, who had been wa
vering on the subject, joined him. 1
persisted in my belief, and stood alone
in it. Somehow I could not see their
reasons as they did, and 1 had a firm
conviction that I was right, and if the
captain of the Alubamian had done
what I should do under similar circum
stances, lie would be exactly in the
track I was running.
'The afternoon went on,and about an
hour before sunset I went into the
crosstrees to have a look on my own
account. I swept the horizjn with my
glass over and over again, but saw
nothing and felt that a terrible respon
sibility rested on me, and what would
be said of mo for holding my course
against the advice of the others, if 1
should not find the boat.
'Just as the sun was within a hand
spike's length of the horizon I saw a
speck on the crest of a wave. It went
down as the wave fell, and I believe
my heart stopped beating till the speck
came up again and showed itself.
There it was, and no mistake, and it
was exactly dead aheid as near as you
could draw a line.
'I hailed the deck, and sent the fust
officer to take the wheel. I told him
uot to vary the breadth of a hair from
the course we were running. Then I
came down and sent a man up to take
' 'Have you seen anything V very
body aked, as I reached the deck.
4 'Nothing I'm certain ot,' I answer
ed ; 'but we may have developments
presently. I don't know if my beat
was beating then, but presume it was.
'ln a little while—it may have been
a quarter of an hour, and just as the
sun was dipping into the liorizm—the
man in the rigging called out, 'Sail >
' 'Wnere away ?' I asked.
' 'Dead aheid, sir. 1 thick it's the
'My heart went up in my mouth, but '
I tried to appear as cool as an iceberg.
Of course, everybody else was ail ex
citement, and that was the more rea
son why 1 should nut be. Besides, I :
was captain, and nobody else was, as 1
had shown them by sticking to my
'The night came on clear and beau
tiful, and we kept straight on. We
lost sight of the boat as the daylight
faded, but in half an hour or so we saw
her again, and we still had her right in
line. As we neared her I kept the j
ship up a little, so as to b;iug the boat
under our lee, and I put men in the
fore chains and along the sides with I
plenty of lines, and made all possible i
preparations to make fast.. I knew
the men in the boat would be so chill
ed with the cold that they would be
nearly helpl ss, and whatever was to j
be done would have to be done by our
'We got them out all light, and it
was as I had surmised, they were most
of them too much benumbed to climb
up the sides, and had to be helped.
When they were all safe on board we
tried to hoist the boat in,and she broke
in two with her own weight. llow
she ever lived as long as she did is a
'Capt. Hitchcock told me they rowed
as long as they could after leaving tl.e
ship, with the intuition of getting into
tiie smoother water beyond the gulf j
s'ream, and he thought that in case I
fell in with the other boat I would do ;
just as I had done. The two cabin
passengers took their share of the labor
with the rest. They were both young j
men, with a difference of primps five j
or six years in their ages, and had been
traveling in Europe, the elder of the
| two being tutor for the younger, who
, was the son of a prominent citizen of
| New Yoik. They took passage at
Leghorn for New York, and when
: their turn came to enter the long boat
they did so without complaint, and had
borne the privations of the night and
day as cheerfully ai any one else.
'All day they had watched and hoped
| and hoped and watched, but there was
no sign of a 3 lil The night threaten
ed to be cold, ui 1 there was little ex
j pectation that a;y >f the party would
1 live till morning v>i if the boat con
tinutd to float. As the sun lie red the
j lioiizon the yoimger man was lying in
i his oyer < oat and a blanket, while the
I elder sat in the stern with the captain.
'Just as the sun was dipping into
the waves the elder of the twain said
A PAP Kit FOR THE IIOMK CIRCLE
to Capt. llitc!icoc<v that, with his per
mission, he would offer prayer. Of
course it was given at once. 'And 1
never, in all my life,' said Capt. 11 itcli
cock, 'heard a more teauiiful prayer
from lips of mortal man. And as he
said 'amen,' and 1 said 'amen,' too, 1
raised my eyes and saw your sail.'
'Perhaps,' said Capt. Raymond to
bis group of listeners—'perhaps you'd
like to know the names of those two
passengers ? They are familiar to you
all, and you'll find them at the bottom
of this letter, which 1 received, with
a silver pitcher, a few days after we
reached New York. I haven't seen it
for some time, until it turned up to
day while I was over hauling my desk.
It is an old letter, you see, and was
written before tho envelope was invent
The letter was passed around and
handled with great care. It was then
read aloud by one of tho group, aud
ran as follows :
'XE.V YORK, Dec. 28, 1544.
'DEAR SrU— Desirous of testifying
our grateful sense of the noble disinter
estedness with which you stood from
your course on the 12th of December
last in search of the captain, passen
gers and crew of tho ship Alatamian,
which foundered on that day at sea,
and of the kindness we received at
your hands while your guests, we beg
your acceptance of tho accompanying
piece of plate.
'We know that no offering of outs
can itdd to the proud feeling of satis
faction which must have animated
youi bosom when upon your own deck,
you saw the eighteen human beings 1
whose lives you had saved ; but we J
wish you to posses some slight token
which in after days may serve to re
mind your children and your friends of
how nobly you did your duty to your
God and fellow men ; and we desire
that other ship masters, incited as well
by their own humane impulses as by
tho approbation which so noble an act
never faiis to call down from the pub
lic, may 'go and do likewise.'
'ln conclusion, we congratulate you
upon the opportunity you have enj >yed
of gratifying most generous
prompting of the soul," wo pray that
Heaven may shower its choicest bless
upon you and yours, and wo beg you
to be assured of the lasting gratitude
of, very truly, your friends,
A nil AM S. HEWITT,-
'To Capt. George B. Raymond, of the
ship Atalanta of New York.'
'A day or two after receiving and
answering this letter.' said Capt. 11 ly
raond, l I received an invitation to g>
to Mr. I'eter Cooper's house, as the !
family was very desirous of meeting
me. I was so busy with the affairs of
my ship that I could not respond at j
otice, but sent word that I would call
on New Year's day. When 1 called,
and my name was announced they <1 iJ j
did not wait for me to go into the par
lor, hut all came out into the hall to t
greet me ; the ladies pressed around
me, and I assure you it was rather em
barrassing for a young sea dog to re
ceive so much attention. I had done
nothing more than my duty, and some
how felt that I was being thanked and
praised a good deal beyond what I mer
ited. I tried to tell them so, but they
wouldn't listen to me, and all the time
I was there they made such a hero of i
me that I didn't know what to say, and
wondered how I would he able to es
cape. None of the Cooper or Hewitt
family have ever forgotten me, but on
the contrary, they miss no opp >rtunity
of referring to that incident of the 12th
of December. When the jjitos club
gave a dinner to Mayor Cooper I want
ed to come as much as I ever wanted
to do anything in all tny life, and I
thought I would do so ; but I don't
like to be called up for a speech, and
I knew that Ilewitt or Cooper would
be sure to have me out and make me
say something ; so I staid away, and
saved the club from listening to the
story of the loss of the Alabamian.'
'lt you had told the story as you
have told it now." said one of the lis
leneis, 'you would have made one of
the most ( ffective speeches ever made
at a dinner party.'
'So say we all.' Harpers Weekly.
History of the Postal Card.
A treatise on the history of the pos
tal card has been published in Berlin.
The originator of the idea is said to
haye been a German state official, Dr.
Stephan, who wrote an essay upon it
in ISO j. Austria was the first to adopt
it, beginning in 1800. The first three
months witnessed the passage of 2,930,-
00') cards through the mails, Germany
followed suit in 1870, and on the first
day after the introduction of the postal
card 45,408 were sent off in Berlin
alone ; a d in two months over 2,000,-
000 were used. Other countries soon
initiated the same step. During the
Franco-Prussian war the postal card
was a great boon to both armies. Over
1D,000,00 > cards pissed during the
campaign between the German soldiers
and their friends and homos. Tho
greatest proportional consumption of
the postal card occurs unquestionably
in the United States. The whole of
Europe is estimated to use annually
350,0'10,0U0, while tho consumption in
tho United States alone will probably
not fall short of 23 ',000,000. Germany
consumed in 1879 122,717,000. The
use of the postal c ud is, moreover,con
stantly increasing, and,to some extent,
at tho expense ot the letter correspond
ence. There are now said to be seven
ty-three countries in which it is intro
duced. Austria, which has tho honor
of first putting the idea into practical
execution, is now said to have cards of
tho poorest material and most iuc ra
ven ient form.
Tho Story of tho Express Robbory
aud Fothoringham's Innocence.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4.—\V. W. Ilaight,
one of Witrock's accomplices in tho
train robbery, lias furnished a written
statement of his connection with the
affair. lie says thsit poverty and his
inability to obtain employment forced
liim to devise some means whereby he
might provide his wife and child
with the necessities of life. To do this
he planned tho robbery and approached
Witrock with the shetne. Witrock be
came enthusiastic over it and thereat- j
ter took the aff lir into his hands and
he (liaight) heard nothing more of him
until he read an account of the robbery
in the papers. Soon after that Wit
rock sent him §l,ooo by Oscar Cook
and summoned him to Leavenworth.
There Witrock gave him s 10,000 more.
lie says it was lie who forged Mr.
Damsel's signature to the pass which
was presented to Messenger Fother
ingham and had the Adams Express
letter heads and envelopes printed.
Fotheringluim, he asserts, is absolutely
innocent of every charge brought a- ,
Tho convicted robbers will b2 sent to
the penitentiary to-morrow. Witrock
said to-day tlint ho stipulated with
Pinker ton's detectives that they must
lift the mortgage on his mother's
house before he would restore any of
the stolen money. This he said they
hud promised to do and added that
it was done when they went out to
Leavenworth, and thus his chief object
in robbing the express was accomplish
ed. The mortgage was for $1,700.
Somo Funny OIIGS Told of Students
Who Were Excited.
As might be expected, the examina
tions of medical students afford some
good stories—true or otherwise. As
might also be expected, some of them
are wittily impudent. For instance, a
"badgering" examiner asked a student
what means lie would employ to induce
copious perspiration in a patient, and
got for an answer, 'l'd make him try to
pass an examination before you. sir.'
The most frequent cited anecdote of
this kind is that of the brusque examin
er—said by some to have been Dr. Ab
ernethy—who, losing patience with a
student who had answered badly, ex
claimed : 'Perhaps, sir, you could tell
me the names of the muscles 1 would
put in action if I were to kick you ?'
'Undoubtedly, sir,' came the prompt
reply; 'you would put into motion the
llexors and extensors of my arm, for I
should knock you down.' On the same
line as this was the retort made to M.
Lefcbure de Fourcy, a Freilch examin
er, celebrated not only for bis learning,
but also for bis severity and rudeness,
lie was examining a youth,who,though
well up 'ii his work, was hesitating in
answering one of the questions put to
him. Losing temper at this, the ex
aminer shouted to an atterfdant, 'Bring
a truss of hay for this young gentle
man's breakfast.' 'Bring two,' cooly
added the examinee, 'Monseur and I
will breakfast together.' Of such
alleged answers as this by students as
that llio pancreas was so named after
the Midland railway station, that the
bone of the upper arm (humerus) was
called the liumerows, and was so styled
because it was known as the funny
bone; or, that the ankle-bone (tarsus)
was so called because St. Paul walked
upon it to the city of that name —of
such alleged answers as these it is char
itable to suppose that they must be
weak inventions of the enemy. An in
spector, who had been explaining to a
class that the land of the world was not
continuous, said to the boy who hap
pened to be standing nearest to him :
'Now, could your father walk around
the world ?' 'No sir,' was promptly
answered. 'Why not ?' 'Because he's
dead,' was the altogether unlooked-for
response. As little anticipated, prob
ably, was the answer made to another
inspector,who asked,' What is a hovel?'
and was met with the reply, 'That
which you live in.'
Terms, SI.OO per Year, in Advance.
Human Boingo Living on Oats and
Sleeping on Straw.
(HENRY APPLETON IN "MAYFLOWER.")
NEW YORK, Dec. 14, —1t happened
that not long ago my business led me
through the classic precincts of Mul
berry street, one of the arms of that
peculiar civilization which is summed
up in every great city. Years ago, I
remember, when Tony Pastor first
spread his wings as a popular warbler,
he used to preface sonic of his dittiefe
by the remark that he had only been
induced to sing them attho urgent re
quest of some of the first families of
While picking my way through the
groups of ragged, motiveless, poverty
besotted creatures, who for want of a
better name are still called human be
ings, my attention was arrested by a
large sign ahead on which was writ
ten, "Hay, Straw and Oats." This
otherwise not unusual sign seemed
strange on this street,where there ap
peared no detached carts, or any indi
cations that there were stalls in the
neighborhood. The iaet is that in
this vicinity civilization is at so low
an ebb that any place where beast of
burden will lie down is already mon
opolized by men, women and children
who are more profitable lodgers.
Horses find quarters in more advanc
ed localities, where human beings do
not covet the places reserved for them.
In the front of this store were a
number of bales of clean straw, of a
kind not usually used for bedding
horses, and within its dingy walls
were numerous barrels and boxes. My
attention was soon attracted by a
wretched man coming out of the door
with a bundle of straw under bis arm,
who was followed by another with a
dirty bag in his hand, apparently fill
ed with corn or grain. Pretty soon
a man who appeared to be a helper in
the store came to the door,and I made
bold to ask him, as politely as I could,
what these people did with the bun
dles of straw and the bags of grain.
"What do you suppose f" was the
bluff reply. "Vera little fresh, boss."
1 assured the man that,as a strang
er in New York, I hnd only asked out
of curiosity, and hoped he would ex
cuse me. I soon gained his confidence
and went away with some points on
latter-day civilization of a very sug
gestive character to the student of
This clerk of the grain store in
formed me that cellars and basements
constituted the lodging places of a
considerable portion of the inhabitants
of Mulberry street The enterpris
ing landlord provides a stove in the
middle of the floor, upon which is a
kettle of water. On the sides of the
den bunks are built up to the ceiling.
The lodger provides his own bedding,
which consists of an armful of straw,
purchased at the feed store for five
cents, and which, may do service for
an indefinite time. With the lodging
is included the kitchen privileges.
These consist of the use of the hot
water, which is supplied by a faucet
in the kettle, and the right to warm
or cook whatever fodder the lodger
may chance to have on top of the
stove. The fodder is usually oatmeal
or cornmcal, which he has purchased
at the feed store, added to such swill
as he may beg or steal through the
day. The bill for lodging and culi
nary privileges is something like 25
cents a week, and when it is consider
ed that twenty or thirty, often of both
sexes, are packed into these holes, the
business of the hotel keeper becomes a
quite lucrative one.
And yet this great New York a
bounds in schools and churches, char
itable institutions and art galleries
Kingsloy and His Pets.
It is pleasing to recall the distin
guished Canon Kingsley's attachment
tp dumb animals among the traits of
his every day life. Like Mrs. Somer
yille, he belieyed that some cf the creat
ed beings inferior to man were destined
to share the blessings of a future state
of existence. llis dog and his horse
were his friends. As a perfect horse
man, possessing the patience and much
of the skill of a Rare}*,he was a pattern
to all who ride, reasoning with the ani
mal he goyerned, and talking to it in
gentle tones, mindful that the panic
fear both of horses and children is in
creased by harsh punishment. A
Scotch terror named Dandy was the
rector's companion in all his parish
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walks, a diligent attendant at cottage
lectures and school lessons and a friend
of the family during thirteen years. He
was buried near home, under those fir
trees on the lawn, beneath whose shade
his master himself now lies. "Fldeli
Fideles" is the inscription on Dandy's
gravestone. Ctyse by lies Sweep, the
retriever, and "Victor," a Teckel, pre
sented to her distinguished chaplain by
the Queen, rests on the same spot.
Even in this brief narrative, one
would not willingly omit to mention
the Hector's cats, the delight they af
forded, and the affection they yielded,
nor the "natter jacks" (running toads)
of the garden, the sandwaaps which
frequented a cracked window frame, *
the flycatcher that nested every year
beneath the master's bedroom window,
and the favorite slowworm of the
churchyard. Kiugley's children were
taught to hand'e gently even toads,
frogs and beetles, these being, as he
would tell them, "the works and won
ders, like all things He has made, of a
Hying God." That such lessons were
effective, his little girl proved one day
by reqesting "Daddy," before numer
ous guests, "to look at this delightful
worm," a very long one which wriggled
in her liana. "Study nature," he says,
"Do not study matter for its.own sake,
hut as the countenance of God. Study
lhe forms and colors of leaves and flow
ers, and the growth and habits of
plants—not to classify tbein, but to ad
mire them and adore God ! Study the
sky ! Study water! Study trees I •
Study the sounds and scents of nature!
Study all things as beautiful in them
selves, iu order to recomhiuo the ele
ments of beauty."— National Review,
A Struggle for Life.
lie looked up at the waiter and said,
"A small steak." And added, as the
waiter started to giye the order, "Make
The waiter looked surprised, but said
nothing. Then the victim got up and
went through a physical movement of
the arms, frightening an old lady with
glasses, who sat at an opposite table.
He was strengthening his muscles pre
paratory to encountering a small steak.
A small steak wili not be trifled with.
When the small steak was brought the
melee commenced as follows, according
to the Marquis of rules :
First Round —The stranger and the
small steak came to the scratch and
shook hands, the small steak looking
confident and smiling. The stranger
acted on the defence and sparred cau
tiously. Some neat science was dis
played by the small steak, who sent the
stranger to grass. Time of first round,
two minutes and seven seconds.
Second ltouud—Both came up smil
ing. The small steak planted a blow
on the stranger's nose, and dedged a
left-bander. The stranger became
groggy, when the referee called time.
Time of second round, three minutes.
Ten rounds were fought, the small
steak coming off yictorious.
How to Advertise.
A contemporary, in some "hints on
advertising," says: "Another thing
which publishers have to coutent with
is, that the results of advertising are
not always visible to patrons, many of
whom can not understand why custom
can not he directly traced to the souice
where lliey expend their money to ob
tain it. Business is like a riyer with
many tributaries, and in which it is
impossible to trace every individual
drop of water to thespringfrom whence
it came. But if a journal is selected
for advertising purposes, that reaches
time and again, the persons most likely
to he interested in the solicitation, that
paper is certainly a sure fountain head
of profitable trade in the stream of pat*
ronage far below. Temporary adver
tisements in a small way will not pro
duce an immediate or permanent in
crease of business any more than alight
shower will affect the depth of water in
a well, but by persistency in the use of
printer's ink in the right direction, the
results sought will be gained in the end
An Intelligent Dog.
Andrew McCatherine,of Princeton,
Maine, was the owner of a Newfound
land dog who for superior intelligence
surpasses any we ever knew. Mc.
Catherine permitted a friend to take
the dog with him to the lumber woods.
Pine squirrels were very thick around
camp and obtained much of their food
out of the box from which the horses
were ted. The dog observing this
hit upon a novel plan for obt&ining
fresh meat. He would take a gaouth
ful of feed and bury himself in the hay
with simply his nose sticking out,
then he would open his mouth and
wait. The squirrels in search of food
would walk into the ingenious trap
set for them, when the dog would shut
his mouth and the game was captured
In this way he supplied himself with
fresh meat all winter.