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rousucD every Friday morning
tun cotCJiniAN iiuildino near, the court
Scharles b. brockway,
ICtlllor nutl Proprietor,
as-Vwo Dollars Year, jayaMo la Advaneo,
ill descriptions executed with neatness anil
uispmcii uv rcusumiuiv ...vo.
STOVES AND TINWARE.
M. KUrEUT. ilcnlor in stoves & tinware, llti
pCfl DIOCil, mum mit vfesi. ui itiuiHvli vi-UTa
IcOD METZ, dealer In stoves nnd Unworn
Ruin street, nbovo court houso. vl-m.1
VII) LOWENBURG. Merchant Tnltor.Maln
St., 2d door nbovo Amcrlcnn llouso. vl-nl3
If. MORRIS, MerchnntTnltor nnd Agent for
NhA New I'erhnm Howlntr Machine, corner nf
tie and Stain St., over Miller's storo. s3-nU5
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, etc.
Jr. LUTZ, Druggist and Apothecary. Main St.,
h Beiow me t osi. umcc. vi-nu
DYER BROS.. Druggists nud Apothecaries,
grower's block Main ot. vl-u)3
CLOCKS, WATCHES, &C.
K.. Oiv tj, u "in iu t-iueurt, luciiot, anil
Bewclrr, Main St., Just below tho American
MS TIEHNIIAItD. Watch and Clock limltcr-.
liar southeast cornor Main and Iron sts. vl-13
KRYZUriMtraEH. Wutt,lit. Bncctaelcs A
Ewclry Ac, Main Street near Wet st. v3-nI5
llATIICART. Watch and Clock Mukcr.Mar.
kit street, below Main. vl-nl.3
BOOTS AND SHOES.
itreet, rear oi Ilobbltin it Kycr'a titorc, vl-M3
EviD BETZ.Boot nml Hhoem.Htor, Main fit..
Klow linriiuan ssioro.wcat vi tuuijiui. vii.
unv if T.V.TM. MniiufaoLurer nnd ilcnlor In
loots nml BUoes, Groceries, etc., Mnln street.
t uioomBuurg. ti
tbos'e the Court llousc. vl-nti
TT n TlrtAtT-T, B,,Mnn llnnttit Slnltt at
11TTT Hr TM-TMI-TT U.,....nn l)l..n.l.lnn
xchango Mockovcr Webb's Loolc stole, v3-uu!
li..n(.,iniii,ni,,ni. Mni.. ui i.nrtv ..t-
Ete Episcopal Church, ' ' vl-nlU
I R. IKELER. Atlorncv.nt-I.nw. omen. ?il
Iiloor lu Exchange, Block, near tho "Exchango
10. BARKLEY, Attorney-nt-Lnw. OfUce, 2d
Coor In xchaugo Bloclt, near the "Exchange
FT. TIt.T7T VV UT Tl !.. .... Til l-t
ut. itieiiiu t a, .... j,, mil jiin iiuu x jij niumui
feorthslde Mam si., below Market. vlnlj
lit. EVANS, M. D.. Surgeon and Physician,
omu biub jiain street, ueiow .namei. vi-nu
Ic. ItUTTElt, M. D. Burgeon and l'liysician
LjlllllJlCb BUVVI, UUUVC lUHl. Vl-UlJ
. ROBISON. Atlorncv-at. Law. onico Hart-
man's building, Main ttrcct. v2-ua
3LLINERY & FANCY GOODS.
FETEnMAIf, Millinery and Fancy Ooods.
Ecprostto Episcopal Church, Main st, vlnli
Ls LlZZin HAHKLEY. Milliner, ltamsev
tbtUding Main sticet, vlnlJ
A. 1). WEllU, Fancy Oooda. Notions,
uuu ouiuuucry, i.xcjianco iiiocic, Alain
i M. BEIIKICICSON. Millinery and I'nncv
tiid, Slain st., below Market. vl-ull
fes. E. KLINE. Millinery and Fancy Oood8.
Main street below Market, vl-nlD
is, JULIA A. A HADE BAHKLEY, Ladles'
emails unu uivsn luuciuj, iiuuiueasi corner
UUDU VCSI.H15. vinu
ICM1PBEH HAItMAN Milllnerv and Fauev
oodn, Main bt., below American House, vlu ft
HOTELS AND SALOONS.
IERIUAN HOUSE, by John Leacock. Main
tt'.rul, west ol Iron street. vl-u
LUMBIA Iimi'I,, l.y 11. Blcl.i.cr, Main s
IVIU .UUIV XlUUSl. VJI1
tiKS HOTEL, by T. Bcul. Taylor, cast cnJ
t Main street. vl-13
KiilCOCK, Oyster and Eating saloon, Araorl.
Kan House, Main St., Ealtzir Leacock superln-
HUMVrn A. TICiiliv r.n..rA.in... tti,.
imil O jster Baloou, wholesale and i clall. Ex-
sv u.ui-K, jtium sireei. Vluu
fERCHANTS AND GROCERS.
E& MAIIII. Dry Goodfi nml TCntlnna nnntli.
e corner Main and Iron bis. vl-uM
feESHOLTZ. dealer in l.ry Goods, Gro-
vvkd, ouwb, ttu,, corner itiain nntl
If '.SSCKLEXi Boo' "hd Shoe store, hooks
iM7, Main St., below Market. vl-nU
BACOBS, Confectionery, groceries etc., Main
jt., below Iron . vi.u
i,. 5?IIALLi Qcucral Stock of Merchan
Clt. ,Lulnucr, corner of Main street and
flck road. vl.uU
Etai.,EI)B'. Confectionery and Bakery,
yietale and retail, Exchango Block. vt-n
EMiVi?.V'IiI.!'na,8'Bllt"nrs, Boots andBhoes,
m st., above Court House. vl-uli
MlltOWPIt TWH..I. n.i,., .
ttrtl"n si. and Court llouso alley', vl-nll
E?'Nf EYEIl. dealer in Dry Goods, Gio-
L "i vtv., i-ur.,juuia anu ucniro sis. viuij
fft below Market. vl-ull
!. Pvrw r, . . . .... . .
i.r'i. '1 "roccries mm uenerai itiercuan
Je. Mam st above West. vJ-13
KFAT. A TO.. iUnli.ra Iti Tin, n.f a
groceries, Flour, Fced.Balt, Klkh.lrou.Nalls!
J. U cor. Main nnd Market sts. vl-uli
B'; "lI-LEn 4 fcON, dealer in Dry Goods,
, "t..H"vJ'niul i iuui. trull, nuui'K,
', etc., Exchango Block, Main st. vl-nlj
L't.TAM Tlt AcmtTtci .
ftt .wT; TUm . v-wuieciioneiies, Alain
., near the railroad, vl-ul'J
P ITH AN, Marble Woiks, onoiloor below
PuMSIjUltG LUMBEH CO., manufacturers
Incur tho railroad. ' vJnl3
6?JEIi'aiuc Sluker, oud Wlilto and Fancy
. '.i""lnlMAvi oauuie, Trunlt a llnrness.
P'cr, Bulvc'B Block Main Btrcct. vsuio
t,'pBBINS,llqiiordcaler second doorlrom
I vimi mum uuu iiuu am, vi-mi
K?,!i?I'F?IANi Agent for Munson's Copper
I. Tun,.., .7T rrr. ' r r
ln5 :r l uH, " I aper. Window Shades
tures, Xlupcrt block, Main Bt. vX-11
ErioPiPm Futnlturo ltooins, threo story
CiMalnbtrcet, M'cst of Market bt. vlnlj
'li'OTOC'K.i'hotographer, over Itobhlns
iiuFffil ae "Icriu Meat, Tallow, rtc,, Client
alley, rear ot American House, vlu
PU A. VlTXTun.nT . . . . . . . ..
iuSiib. 01 l-". mutual ami casn
I BlJtIftF.r,nNUACIr "urooin Tactory. Or.
b Jrel1,.a.l..1.'!.",rt?lunco or at Miller A Sou's
I 1-.., hum, ucki grecu wcbtcrn brush
NriK,nA?!,,tblnot.ra'l,ter nn' Chair
rr room, uilu street bel. Iron. v3-n2l
tS mm5 ARS-S1 Vi,?.'t'' Blooms
r- uaiuinery mode and renutrinL vi.ni
I. it Tv. ! ' ' ' "
biM," -K1. dealer in pianos, organs and
pieons,at U. w. CoreU's furniture rooini
P'ks e.A i,onY' Matblo nnd Brown BtonT
Cj"ist Blooinbburg,Berwlck road, vl-nlo
lUlow.fi .,n ii1Vi'P. trunks, coder
I 1UW umriho Forks Hotel. Vx-ul3
. UtTlli .....
VOLUME IV---NO 22.
A E. W. COLEMAN, Merchant Tnlloisaud
, Gout's fiirnhhlng goods, Main Bt next door
to the Brick Hotel. vl-nl7
1 II. HEItniNa & BllbTTirTt,Cnrpenre7s ftml
JV. Builders, Malu st,, bolow l'lne, vl-nl7
BOWEIt & HEimiNO, dealer in Dry Goods,
Groceries, Lumber and general Merchandise,
Main st. vl-mf
UICK IIOTKIj nnd rpfrcishmctit Rnloon. hv
jivuni iu ntiiry cor.oi inm auai'ino Bt.,vin 17
ill. p. A.MKaAUaEL.Vhystclan andBuiKeon.
Main st., next door to Good's Hotel. vl-nli
I AVID HnimiNG. Flour and Grist Mni, and
tr. An. rnT.rtir vrT, tt.ini-un.ii. - T,tt
. Btrcct, near l'lne. ' V1-U17
JAMEB11. IIA11MAN. Ciihlnot Make: and Un
dcrtuker. Main St., below l'lne. V1-U17
J SI. HAItMAN, Bnddlo and Harness malter.
. Main bt,, oppslto Frnmo Church. vSnll
TOHN FIlYMinE,BatMloniiil llatniss maker,
,1 Main St., abovo the Bwau Hotel, vl-nlf
SCHtlYLEll & LOV, Iron fonuuers, Machinists,
and Mauufacliuera of plows, Mill Bt. vl-nl
MILES A. WILLIAMS ACo,,Tnnnersand Man
ufacturers of leather, Mill street. V1-1H7
SAMUEL SHAltl'LEPH, Maker of tho Hnyhurst
Grain Cradle. Main bt. vims.
WILLIAM DELONO Bhocmakernnn mnnnfac
turerof Brick, Mill St., west of l'mo vlnlO
BF. DALLMAN, Merchant Tailor, Second St.
. Hobblns' Building. V2-UIS
H. J. K. ItOBHINS. Suigcon and l'liysician
oi'vuuunb,, UUIUV7 .tiuiu, v-uia
GILBEIIT & KLINE, dry goods, giocerles, and
general mcrchundlso, Main Street 2-ti 12
B. KISTLEIl, "Cntlawlssn House," Nnrtli
, Corner Main and Second Streets. vi'nln
KEILI'.Il, Illllard Saloon, Oysters, and Ico
J. Cream In season Malu St. v2nl2
..i. .iiiuiwj.Htuiei iu uuiiciui.Tieiciianuiso
, Dry Goods, Groceries sc, v2-n!8
TIT TTTliATlui .1 t . .. . .
SUSQUEHANNA or Brick Hotel, S. Kostcn
baudcr I'roprictor.soiith-cast comer Main and
Second Street, V2nl2
1). lllNAIlD, dealer In Stoves nnd Tln-waie,
, Main Street. v2nl2
M. 11. ABBOTT, Attorney nl law, Main St.
HF. OMAN & Co., Wheelwrights, first door
above School House, vlnlO
JOHN A. OM.Jf, Manufacturer and dealer In
Boots and Shoes, vlu 111
J. LEISEIl, M. D., Surgeon and l'liysician.
Olllce at Keller's Holel. V2U27
PETEIl ENT. dealer in Dry Goods Groceries,
Flour, Feed, Salt, Fish, Iron, Nails, etc., Main
S. ENT, dealer iu Stoves and Tin waro In
all Its branches. vlnltl
F. ItEIGHAItD.4 Bno.,dealcr Iu Dry Goods,
Groceries, and general Meicliaudisc. v2nll
IMPY STEAM FLOUHINQ MILLS, C.S. Fowler,
i!j I'roprletor. v2nlU
.1 D. WEP.KnEISEIl.Boolnnd.ShocStoroaud
mnnufactoiy. shop on. Malu Street oi
poslto tho Steam Mill. V2ul
fit W. EUGAlt, Susquehanna FlanlngMlll and
X Box Manufactory. v2nll
It! G. & W, H. SHOEMAKUIt, dealers In dry
ill. goods, giocei Ics and general uicichandlsc.
Mist storo in south end ot town. v2-n!8
ATTOUNEY AT LAAV,
Ashland, Schuylkill County I'u.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Ofllce Court Ilimso "Alley, below tho Colum
hian Olllce. Bounties, llack-I'ay and Tension
collected. Bloomsbuig l'n. bcp.20'(17
JORERT E. CLARK,
ATTOUNEY AT LAW,
OfllcoMalnSticel below tho Court House.
' ATTOUNEY AT LAW,
Olllce Couit-Houso Alley, below tho Coi.UM
niAN Olllce, Bloomsburg l'u.
Q 11. I1R0CKWAY,
ATTOUNEY AT LAW,
iJ-OKFH'E Court llouso Alley, In (ho Co
lumuian building. Juut,'(i7.
J? J. TIIORN'TON
JJi would nnnounco tullio citizens of Blooms
burg and vicinity, that ho has Just iccelved n lull
nud complete assortment of
WALL FArEU, WINDOW SHADEH,
VIXTU1IE3, C0IIO3, TASSKI-S,
and all oilier goods In his lino of business. All
tho newest and most appioved patterns of the
day are always to bo found In his establishment,
mar.O.'C'J-tt Main St. below Maiket.
J B. PURSEL,
HARNESS, SADDLE, AND TRUNK
and dealer In
CARl'ET-BAGS, VALISES, FLY-NETS,
BUFFALO I10BES, UOlUjE-llLAMtEIH AC,
which ho feels confident lie can sell at lower
i?.',?11 ru auy t!er person iu the county. Ex
amino for yourselves.
ml?1"1 door below tho Coutt House, Mn In
Street, Bloomsburg. I'a.
ENT F R E E I
M. O'UEEFE, SON ti CO.'S
And guide to the
FLOWER anil VEOLTAULE
anrden, For fS70.
Published In January. Every lover of flowers
wishing this new and valuable woik, fine of
charge, should addicss Immidlali ly M. O'Keefo,
Son c; Co., Ellwanger Jt Barry's lllocklloclieslcr,
Tho undersigned will cheerfully mall (ntKK) to
ull who wish It tho Recipe unit full iliivcllons
or preparing and using u bimplo and lliiiulllul
Vegetable Balm, that will lmmidlalely lcmovu
Tau, 1 recliles, 1'iinplis. Blolihes, and all muw
tlous nud Impurities ot tho Miin, leaving thebamo
boft, clear, smooth and biautllul,
Howlllulsohend(FiiFK) instructions for pro
duelug.by veryU mplo mcuns.u luxuriant growth
of Iialr onabaldhcndor smooth faioinlcbs than
thirty days from nrst application.
Tho above tan boobtulm-d by return mail by
addrebslng 'XHOH.F. CHAI'MAN, Clitmlst.
1'. O. Box 6128, 1M Bioadwoy, Now Yokr,
Aug. U.'tia-ly, "
pOWDER KEGS AND LUMBER,
W.M, MONROE 4 CO.,
nud dealers In all kinds of
five notice, that they are prepared to accomodat
heir custom with dispatch, nud on the cheapen
aar Nonin Tnntn street,
K. D. CUMMINGS, ritornitrron.
JORDAN & BROTHER,
Wholesale Grocers, nnd Dealers In
SALTPETRE AND BRIMSTONE
No 219 North Third St.
c. it. itonNr.. w. h. ittsa. 3. 11. BEYnEitT.
TTORNE, KING & SEYBERT,
WHOLESALE DRY GOODS.
No. J21 Market Street
Orders filled piomptly at lowest prices.
January 3, ISO!.
WHOLESALE TOBACCO, SNUFF, AND
No. 1 1(1 Kot lb. Third Street,
Bctwccti Clierry and Race, wefct sldo.
Late Walter & Kauu,
Importer and Dealer iu
CHINA, GLASS, AND QUEEN3WA UK,
No. 231 N.ThlrdSIrret,
BARNES, BRO. & HEIIKON,
1 1 ATS, CAPS, STRAW GOODS A FURS,
No. CO) Maiket Street,
J OHN STROUP & CO.,
Successors to Htroup it Brother,
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN FISH.
No. 21 Noitli Wharves and 25 Nmlh Thlul St
J ICHARDSON L. WRIGHT, JR.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
NO. 1!S SOUTH SIXTH STREET.
NYDER, HARRIS A BASSETT,
Mnuufucturnis nnd Jobbers of
MEN'S AND BOYS' CLOTHING,
Nos. 52.3 Maiket, and 522 Commerce Street.
THOMAS CARSON A 0.
DEALERS IN HOSIERY,
MEN'S FURNISHING GOODS,
LINENS Si NOTION'S
SO. 18 KOIlTH FOURTH STREET
"yAINWRIGHT A. CO.,
N. I'. Corner Second and Arch Streets,
TEAS, SYRUrS, COFFEE, SUGAR, MOLASSES
RICE, bl'ICES, J1I CAIID 80DA, AC, AC.
eS'Orders will ree.lvo prompt attention,
Hnvlng lalely purchased and fitted up tho
wcll-hnowu Itoblson Hotel 1'iopcrly, located a
I'EW HOOKS AIJO VE 1I1E COURT HOUSE,
on thchaiucbldoof tho btrcct, in tho town of
IUoombburg; nud having obtained a license, for
thobamc as a
HOTEL AND RESTARANT,
tho 1'ioprltlor hnsdetcrrolncd to glvototho pco
plo visiting tho town on business or plensuie,
A LITTLE MORE ROOM.
Ills stabling also Is extensive, and Is filled up
to put buggies and carrlagis in tho dry. Ho
Plomlses that eserythlug about his establUP.
meut bliall bo conducted In an orderly and law.
nil mauncr; and ho respecllully bollcltsashaio
of tho public palioungc. Imyl7'07-ll
rjHE ESPY HOTEL.
ESI'Y, COLUMBIA COUNTY, I'A.
The undersigned would Inform tho travelling
public that ho has taken tho nbovo uuuicd estub
Usliment and thoroughly refilled tho sumo for
Hip. perlect couvenlenco of his guests. His larder
Will be stocked with tlin hPHI. iti.t tnitrkot illnnl.
Tho choicest liquors, wines and clguis always to
. , ' WILLIAM FETTIT.
Apr.2.1,C9.lf Espy, l'a.
O RANG E YILLE, COLUMBIA COUNTY, l'A.
ROHR M'HENRY, Proprietor.
This well known Home, basing been put in
thorough upalr, is now open to the tiavelliug
public. The bar is stuikul with tho choicest
liquors and clgars.andtho table will be, at all
tliues.bnpplii-d with the delicacies of the season.
No pains will bo bparcd to Insure tho comiort of
Oraugovllle, dec. 10,'CO-tf,
O R K S HOT E L,
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, l'A.
The undersigned has taken this well known
House, lately occupied by George W. Manger,
and has put it In thorough repair wltti entirely
new furniture, Ac. Evciy attention will bo paid
to tho comfort nnd convenience of guests. Tho
baralwiijs supplied with tho best of llquorsnnd
cigars. T. BI.NT. TAYLOR
WILLIAM BUTLER, Proprietor,
This House basing been put in thorough lepalr
is now often Jcr tlio rtceptlou of guests. No
pains will bo spared to ensuiu tho perfect com
fort of tho travelers. Tne 1'ioniletor solicits a
bhare of ptibllo pationnge. The bar will bo
slocked at nil times with lino liquors nnd cigars.
W. IV PIATT, Proprietor,
BENTON, COLUMBIA COUNTY, I'A,
This well known llouso having been put in
thorough lopalr Is now open lor tho leceptlou of
visitois. No pains have Leen spnitd tocusuro
the perfect ccmloit of cut sts, The proprietor
aim uiusn Stage from tho Hotel to Blooiubbunt
nud Intermediate points on. Tuesday, Thursday
nud Salmday of cacli week. (lHayinu-lf
AGENTS WANTED FOR
A MASTERLY VERSIFICATION OF THE
hUBLIME X'OETRY OF THE BIBLE.
SO pronounced by leading clergymen and lay
men of nil denominations'. Universally lulmlrfd
and highly isteemed bolh for Us great Intrlnslo
merit unit nuthanlcnl tiuUh. A beautiful 1'ros
pectus, fromn new audoilglnnl design, ihosrlns
Iho dlilcrent slyliB of binding, etc., sent olro
luldi FREE to all accepted as Ageuts.iiud n wim
ple cony when desired, at 20 per em, tea Hum the
WJIOLJMALJ) 1'ltlOL: Exclusive Territory,
and tho Most Liberal 'Jerms. X'orlull pnrliculars,
terms, etc., uildrcss
O. F. VENT.l'uUishcr.
may0'70-tf 3 Barclay St, Now York.
II, C. UOWER. DENTIST,
Respectfully offers his professional cervices to
the ladles and genttcmcu of Bloomsburg and vl
cluity. He is prepared to attend to all the vari
ous operation. In the, Hue of his profession, aud
is ninvlded with the lateLl liunruveul Porcelain
Teeth which will be Inserted on gold plating,
silver anu rubber base to ioojc as wen as me nat
ural teeth. Teeth extracted by nlltho newnnrf
inoslupprovcd methods, and ml operations ou
tho le til carclullynnd piuperly attended to.
Resideuco and olllco n low doors above the
Court House, samo side,
BLOOMSBURG, PA., FUIDAY, JUNE 3, 1870.
Tho PugnaoiouB Pup.
A man ho owned n terrier dog
A hob-lallcd, ouery cuss
And that tlicro pntp got that there man
Iu many an ugly mnss i
For the man ha was on Ills mussel,
And Iho dog was on his hlto.
So to kick that dog-goncd aulmllo
Was Euro to raise a fight.
A woman she owned a Thomas cat
That fit nt fifteen pounds
And other cats got up and slid
When that tlicro cat was 'round.
Iho man and his dog camo along ono day
Whcro tho cat was prowling around j
And tho purp ho growled ferociously,
Aud advanced with a hasty bound.
Ho tried for to chaw the, neck of tho cat,
But the cat lie wouldn't bo chawed ;
So ho III ou tho back ot that tlicro dog
And bill and clawed! nud clawed!
Ch ! the hair it flow I and the purp ho yowled !
Aa the claws went into his hide,
And chuueks of flesh svcropcclcd from his hack,
Then he ilummlxed, and kicked, and died.
Tho man ho lipped, aud cussed, and swore
As ho gathered a big brick-bat
That ho svould bo durncd essentially,
If ho didn't kill that cat!
But tho wonian allowed she'd bo blest if ho did!
Aud snatchedup an old shot gun
Which sho fired, nnd peppered Ids diaphragm,
With blid shot number one.
They toted him homo on a window blind,
And tho doctor cured him up;
Hut ho svns never known to light again,
ur to own another purp.
'oiks nny turnup their buooIh nt this ere i hy me,
1 don't euro a cuss for that!
All I want to show Is, that fighting doi gs
May tackle the wrong Tom-cat I
Spcnk gently !-lt Is better far
To rule by love, than fear
Spook gently let not harsh outa mar
Tho good wo might do here !
Speak gently ! Love doth whisper low
Tho vows that true hearts bind I
And gently Friendship's accents flow;
Arrectton'H voice Is kind.
Hpcak gently to tho little child I
Its lovo be sure to gain;
Teach It in accents soft nud mild :
It mny not long remain.
Speak gently to tho young, for they
Will havo enough to bear
l'ass through tills life as best they may,
"lis full of anxious care !
Spcnk geully to the aged ono,
Grlevo uot the care-worn heart ;
Tho bands of life are nearly run,
Let such In pcaco depart I
Speak gently, kindly, to the poor;
Let no harsh tone be heard ;
They havo enough they must endure,
Without an unkind word !
Speak gently to tho crrlng-know,
They may havo tolled In vain;
Perchance uukimlness made them so;
Oh, win them back again I
fcpeak gently ! Ho si ho gave His life
To bend man's btubhorn svlll.
When elements were In fierce strife.
Snldtothem: "Fence, be still."
Speak gently 1 'lis n littlo thing
Dropped In tho heart's deep well ;
Iho good, tho Joy, svhlch it may bring.
Eternity shall tell.
THE BLAOK OAT.
For tho most, wild, yet most homely
ufirratlvo which I am about to pen, I
neither suspect or solicit belief. Mail
in deed would I bo to expect It, in a caws
where my very senses reject their own
evidence. Yet, mad am T not anil
very surely do I not dream. But to
morrow I die, and to day I would un
hurtlicn my soul. My immediate pur-
poso is to plaeo before tho world, plain
ly, succinctly, and without comment, a
sericd of mere household events. In
their consequences, theso events havo
terrified havo tortured have destroy
ed me. Yet I will not attempt to ex
pound them. To me, thoy havo pre
sented littlo but Horror to rnauy thoy
will seem less terriblo than bawaques.
Hereafter, perhaps, soma intellect may
bo found which will rcduco my phan
tasm to tho common-place somo intel
lect more calm, raoro logical, aud fur
lc'ss excitablo than my own, which will
perceive, In tho circumstances I detail
with awe, nothing more than an ordi
nary succession of very natural causes
From my infancy I was noted for my
docility and humanity of my disposi
tion. My tenderness of heart was oven
so conspicuous as to maUo mo tho Jest
of my companions. I was especially
fond of animals, and was indulged by
my parents with a great variety of pets.
With theso I spent most of my time,
and never was so happy as when feed
ing and caressing them. This peculiar
ity of character grew with my growth,
and, in my manhood, I derived from it
ono of my principal sources of pleas
ure. To thoso who havo cherished an
afl'ection for a faithful and sagacious
dog, I need hardly bo at tho troublo of
explaining tho naturo or tho intensity
of tho gratification thus derivable
Tlicro Is something in tho unselflsh and
self sacrlflclng lovo of a bruto, which
goes directly to tho heart of him who
has had frequent occasion to test tho
paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity
of mcro Man.
I married early, and was happy to
find iu my wlfo a disposition not uncon
genial with my own. Observing my
paitiallty-for domestic pets, sho lost no
opportunity of procuring llioso of tho
most agreeable kind. Wo had birds,
gold-Ash, a lino dog, rabbits, a small
monkey, and a cat.
This latter was a remarkably largo
aud beautiful animal, entirely black,
aud tagaclous to an astonishing degree
In speaking of liis Intelligence, my
wife, who at heart was not a littlo tinc
tured with Biipcrstltion, mado frequont
allusion to tho ancient popular notion,
which regarded all black cats as witch
es In disguise. Not that sho was ovor
tertous upon this point and I mention
tho matter at ull for no better reason
than (hat it happens, just now.to bo re
membered, Pluto tills was tho cat's name was
my favorlto pot aud playmate I alouo
fed him, aud ho attended mo wherever
I went about tho house. It was oven
with dlfllculty that I could provont him
from following mo through tho streots.
Our friendship lasted, iu this mannor
for sovcral years, during which my
general temperament aud character
i through tho instrumentality of tho
Fiend Intemperance had (I blush to
confess it) oxporlonccd a radical altera
tion for tho worso. I grow, day by day,
moro moody, moro Irritable, more ro-
gardles of tho feelings of others. I
suffcrod mysolf to uso intcmpcrato Ian
guago to my wife. At length, I oven
ottered her personal violence My pets,
of course, wero mado to feel tho chango
in my disposition. I not only neglect
ed, but ill-used them. For Pluto, how
over, I still retained sufllclcut regard to
restrain mo from maltreating liira, as I
mado no scruplo of maltreating tho rob-
bits, tho monkey, or oven the dog, when
by accident, or through affection, thoy
camo in my way. But my disease grow
upon mo for what discaso h UUo Alco
hol i nud at length oven Pluto, who
was now becoming old, nnd consequent
ly somuwhat .pcovish oven Pluto be
gan to experience tho effects of my III-
Ono night, leturnlng homo, much in-
toxlcatcd, from ono of my haunts about
town, I fancied that tho cat avoided my
prcfenco. I seized him : when, in .hi
fright at my violence, ho inilictcd a
slight wound upon my hand with his
teeth. Tho fury or a demon instantly
possessed me I know myself no longer.
My original soul seemed, at once, to
iai:o us night irom my body; and a
moro than fiendish mnlevolence, gin
nurtured, thrilled every nine of my
faaino. 1 took from my waistcoat-pocket
a pen-knife, opened It, grasped tho
poor boast by tho throat.atid deliberate
ly cut ono of its eyes from the socket!
I blush, I burn, I shudder, while 1 pen
tho dumuablo atrocity.
When reason returned with tho
morning-wlicn I had slept off thofumes
of tho night's debauch I experienced
a sentiment liolf of horror, half of re
moise, for tho crimo of which I had
been guilty; but it was, at best, afceblo
nnd equivocal feeling, and tho soul re
mained untouched. I again plunged
I nto excess, and soon drowned In wino
all memory of tho deed.
In themcantlmothocat slowly recov
ered. Tho socket of tho lost eye pre
sented, it is true.a frightful appearance,
but ho no longer appeared to suffer any
pain. Ho went about the houso as us
ual, but, as might bo expected, fled in
cxtreino terror at my approach. I had
so much of my old heart left, as to bo
at first grieved by this evident dislike
on tho part of a creature which had
onco so loved me. But this feeling
soon gave place to Irritation. And then
came, as if to my final and irrevocable
overthrow, tho spirit of Perverse
ness. Of this spirit philosophy takes
no account. Y'et I am not moro suro
that my soul lives, than I am that per
vei'tencts is ono of tho primitive iup
pulses of tho human heart ono of tho
Indivisiblo primary faculties, or sent!
inenfs, which give direction to tho char
acter of Man. Who has not, a hundred
times, found himself commuting a vilo
or a silly action, for no other reason
than becauso ho knows ho should not t
Iiavo wo uot a perpetual Inclination, in
t ho teeth of our best Judgment, to vio
late that which is Law, merely becauso
wo understand it to bo such? Tills
spirit of pcrvcrscucss, I say, camo to
my final overthrow'. It was this un
fathciilablo longing of tho soul to vtx
itself iu offer vloleuco to its own naturo
to do wrong for tho wrong's sake only
that uiged mo to continue and finally
to consummate tho Injury I had inilict
cd upon tho unoffending brute. Ono
morning, iu cool blocd, I slipped ti
noose about its neck and hung it to tho
limb of a trco; hung it with tho tears
sticamlug from my eyes, and with tho
blttcribtrcmorscat my heart ; hunglt
became 1 knew that it had loved mo,
and became I felt that it had given mo
no reason of oifenco ; hung it because I
knew that In so doing I was committing
a sin it deadly sin that would sojeop
ardlzo my immortal soul as to place it
If such a thing wero possible even
beyond tho reach of tho infinite mercy
of tho Most Merciful and Most Terrible
On tho night of tho day on which
this cruel deed was done, I was aroused
fiom sleep by tho cry of fire. Tho cur
tains of my bed wcioin flames. Tho
whole houso was blazing. It was with
great dllllcully that my wife, u servant
nnd myself, mado our escapo from tho
couflngration. Tho destruction was
complete My entiro worldly wealth
was swallowed up, and I resigned my
self (Henceforward to despair.
1 am above tho weakness of seeking
to establish a sequenco of causo and ef
fect, between tho disaster and tho atroc
ity. But I am dotailing a chain of facts
and wish not to leave oven a possible
link Imperfect. On tho day succeeding
the fire, I visited tho ruins. Tho walls,
with ono exception, had fallen in. This
oxcoptlou was found In n compartment
wall, not very thick, which stood about
tho middlo of tho house, and against
which had rested tho head of my bed,
The plastering hud hero, In great ineas-
uro, resisted tho notion of tho firo a
fact which I attributed to its havlt'g
been recently spread. About this wall
a donso crowd wero collected, and
many persons seemed to bo examining
a particular portion of it with very nil
uuto and eager attention. Th words
"strangol" "singular!" and other simi
lar expressions, oxclted my curiosity.
I approached nnd saw, as if graven in
baa relief upon tho wlilto surface, tho
figure of a gigantic cat. Tho impres
sion was given with tin accuracy truly
marvellous. Tlicro was it ropo about
tho animal's neck.
When I first behold tills apparition
for I could scorcely regard it as loss
my wonder nnd my terrorwerooxtrcme
But at length reflection camotomyald.
Tho cat, I rcmombercd, had been hung
In u garden adjacent to tho houso. Upon
tho alarm of tiro, thlsjgarden had been
Immediately filled up by tho crowd
by somo ono of whom tho nulmal must
havo been cut from tho trco and thrown,
through an open window, into my
chamber. Thlshad probebly beendono
with tho vlow of arousing mo from
sleep. Tho falling of other walls had
compressed tho victim of my cruelty
Into tho substauco of the freshly spread
piaster; tho llmo of which, with tho
flames, and tho ammonia from tko car
cass, had then accomplished tho por-ilialturouslsawit.
I : i
Although I tlim readily accounted to
my reason, if not oltogother to my con
sclonco, for tho ttartllng fact Just do
tailed, it did not tho les3 fall to mako a
deep impression upon my fancy. For
months I could not rid mysolf of tho
phantasm of tho cat; nnd, during this
period, tlicro camo back into my spirit
a half sentiment that Bcoinod, but was
not, remorse I went so far as to regret
tho loss of tho onitnal, and to look
nboul mo.atnong tho vlloluuuU which
I now habitually frequented, for anoth
er pot of tho samo species, and of somo
what similar iippearanco, with which
to supply its place
Ono night as I sat, half stupefied, in
a den of moro than infamy, my atten
tion was suddenly drawn to somo black
object reposing upon tho head of ouo of
tho Iinmcnso hogsheads of Oiu, or of
Rum, which constituted tho chief fur
nituioof tho apartment. I had boon
looking steadily ut tho top of tho hogs-
iicau lur soma minutes, aud what now
caused mo surpriso was tho fact that I
had not sooner preceived tho ubioct
thereupon. I approached it and touch
ed it with my hand. U was n black
cat a very largo one fully as lartro as
Pluto, nnd closely resembling him in
overy respect but one Pluto ltad not
n wlilto hair on any poitiou of'his body;
but tliis cat intuit largo.ulthough indefi
nite splotch of white, covering nearly
tho whole region of tlio bro.ist.
Upon my touching him, ho immedi
ately uros, purred loudly,rubbed against
my hand, and nppeured delighted with
my notice. This, thou, was tho very
crcaturo of which I was in search. I
at onco otl'e red to purchase it of tho
landlord; but this person mado no claim
to it know nothing of it had nover
seen it before.
I conti nued my caresses, and, when I
prepared to go home, the animal evinc
ed a disposition to accompany me I
permitted it to do so; occasionally stoop
ing and patting it as I proceeded. When
it reached tho houso it domesticated
itself at once, and became immediately
a great favorlto with my wlfo.
For ray own part, I soon found a dis
liko to it arising within me. This was
Just tho reverse ofwhat I had anticipat
ed ; but I know not how or why it
was Its evident fondness for myself
lather disgusted and annoyed, mo By
s low degrees, these feelings of disgust
a nd annoyanco roso into tho bitterness
of hatred. I avoided tho creature; a cer
tain sense of shame, and tho remem
brance of my former deed of cruelty,
p revcuting mo from physically abusing
it. I did not, for somo weeks strike, or
otherwiso violently ill uso it; but grad
uallyvery gradually I camo to look
upon it with unuttcrablo loathing, and
to lleo silently from its odious presence,
as from tlio breath of n pestilence
What added, no doubt, to my hatred
of tho beast, was tho discovery, on tho
ou tho morning after I brought itliomc,
that, liko Pluto, it also had been dc
prlv ed of ono of its eyes. This cireum
stance, however, only endeared 11 to
my wife, who, as I havo already bald,
p osscsscd, iu a higher degree, that hu
manity of feeling which had onco been
my distinguishing trait, and tho sourco
of many of my simplest and purest
With my aversion to this cat, how
ever, its partiality forniyoclf seemed to
increase. It followed my footsteps
with a pertinacity which it would bo
difficult to mako tlio reader compre
hend. Whenever 1 sat, It would crouch
beneatli my chair, or spring upon my
knees, covering mo with its loathsome
caresses. Jf 1 arobo to walk It would
get between my feet and thus nearly
throw mo down, or, fastening its long
and sharp claws in my dress, clamber,
in this manner to my breast. At sucli
times, although I longed to destroy it
with ii blow, 1 whs yet withheld from
so doing, partly by a memory of my
former crime, hut chiefly iet mo con
fess it at once by absolute ev.aii' of the
This dread was not exactly r dread
of physical evil and yet I should bo
at a loss how ollieiwlso to defino U. I
am almost ashamed to own yes, even
in thiH felon's cell, I am almost ashamed
to own that tho terror and horror with
which tlio uulninl Inspired mc,had been
heigh tencd by ouo of tho mt-irst chi
mieras it would bo posslblo to conceive
My wife hud called my attention, moio
tiian once, to tho character of tho mark
of white hair, of which J havo spoken
and which constituted thobolo viiblo
difference between tlio strnngo boast and
tho ono I had destroyed. Tho reader
will remember that this mark.ollhough
largo, had been orlgiuaily very indefi
nite; but,by slow degrees degrees near
ly Imperceptible, and which for a long
thno my Reason struggled to reject as
fanciful It hod, ot length, assumed a
rigorous distinctness of outline. It was
tlio representation of an object that I
shudder to name and for this abovo
nil, I loathed, nnd drAulcd, and would
havo rid myself of tho monster hail J
dared it was now, Tsay, tho Imago of
a hideous of tt ghastly thing of tho
Gallows ! oh, mournful and terriblo
cnglnoof Horror and Crimo of Ago
ny nud or Death !
Aud now was I Indeed wretched be
yond tho wretchedness of moro Hu
manity, And a brute beast whoso fel
low l had contemptuously destroyed
a brute beast to work out for me for mo
a man, fashioned in tho initigo of tho
High aud -so much of Insuffarublo wo!
Alas I nolther by day nor by night
know I tho blessing of Rest nny moro I
During tho formor (ho creature left mo
no moment alone; and, In tho latter, I
started, hourly, from dreams or unut
tcrablo fear, to And tho hot breath of the
thing upon my faco, and its vast weight
au Incainato Night-Maro that I had
no power to shako oil' lncumbout en
tirely upon my hcartl
Boueath tho pressure of torments
such as these, tho feoblo remnant of tlio
good within mo succumbed. Evil
thoughts becamo my solo Intimates
(ho durkestand most ovll of thoughts.
Tho moodiness of my usual temper In
creased to hatroil of all thirgi and of all
mankind; whllo, from tho sudden, fro-
qucnt, and uugovcrnablo oulbtirsts of
my fury to which I now blindly aban
doned mysolf, my luicomplalniugwlfo,
DEM. - - - VOL, XXXIV -NO. 1C.
alas ! was tho most usual nnd tho most
patlont of sufferers.
Ono day sho accompanied mo, upon
somo household errand, Into tho cellar
of tho old building which our poverty
compelled us to inhabit. Thocnt fol
lowed mo down tho steep stairs, and,
nearly throwing mo headlong, cxnsper
ntcd mo to madness. Uplifting an nxo
and forgottlng, In my wrath, tho child
Islt dread which had hitherto stayed
my hand, 1 aimed u blow at the animal
which, of course, would havo proved
instantly fatal had It descended as I
wished. But this blow wi3 arrested
by tlio hand or my wife Goaded, by
tho interference, into a rago moro than
demoulacal, I withdraw my' arm from
her grasp aud burled tho axo in her
brain. Sho fell dead upon tho spot,
without it groan.
This hideous murder accomplished,
I set myself forthwith, aud with eutlro
deliberation, to tho task of concealing
the body. 1 know that I could not re
movo It from tho house, cither by day
or by night, without tho risk of being
observed by tho neighbors. Many proj
ects entered my mind. At ono period
1 thought of cutting tlio corpto Into
mlnuto fragments, nud destroying them
by fire At another, I resolved to dig
a grave for it in the floor of tho cellar.
Again, I deliberated about casting it in
tho well In tho yard about packing it
in u box, as if mcrcliuHdize, with the
usual urrangements, and & getting a
porter to takoltfrom tho house. Final
ly I hit upon what I considered a far
bolter expedient than either of these
I determined to wall It up iu the cellar
as tlio monks of the middle ages aro
rccouled to havo walled up their vic
For a purpose such as this tho cellar
was well adapted. It walls wero loose
ly constructed, and had lately been
pi astcrcd throughout with a rough
plaster, which tho dampness of the nt
rnospliere had prevented from harden
in g. Moreover, in one of tho walls
was a preijcetion, caused by a raise
chimney, or flro place, that had been
111 led up, and made to resemble tho rest
of the cellar. I made no doubt that I
could readily displace the bricks at this
point, insert tho corpse, and wall tho
whole up as ueiore, so that no oyo
could detect imy thing suspicious.
And in this calculation I was not de
ceived. By means ora crow-bar I easi
ly dislodged the bricks, and having
carefully eleposlted the body against
the Inner wall, I propped it in that po
sition, while, with littlo troublo, Ire
laid tho whole structure as It originally
s tood. Having procured mortar, sand,
and hair with every posslblo precau
tion, I prepared a plaster which could
not bo distinguished from the old, and
with this I very carefully went over
tho new brick-work. When I hod flip
ished, 1 felt satisfied thot all wrs right.
Tho wall did not present tho slightest
appeurauco of having been disturbed
Tho rubbish en tlio floor was picked up
with the minutest care. I looketl around
triumphantly, and said to myself-
"Hero at least, then, my labor has not
been in vain."
My next step was to look for thobeaot
which had been tho cause of so much
wro tthedncss; fori hod, ut length, firm
ly resolved to put it to death. Had I
been ablo to meet with It, at tho mo
nicnt, there could havo been no doubt
of its fato; but it appeared that tho
crafty animal had been alarmed at the
violence or my previous anger, and
rorboro to present itseir in my present
meed. It is impoFsiblo to describe, or
to imagine, tho deep, tho blissful eciiso
of relief which tho absence of tho do
tested eicuture occasioned in my bosom
It did not mako its appenraneo during
at night and thus for ono night nt
leiist, biut'o its Introduction Into the
house, 1 foundly and tranquilly
slept; oyo, slept even with tho burden
of minder upon my soul!
Tho second and tho third day passed
anil btlll my tormentor camo not
Onco again I biealhtdas a freeman
Tho monster, In tenor, had fled the
premises forever ! I should behold it
no morn I My hoppincbs was supremo!
Tho guilt ur my dark died dUturbi-d
mo but little. Somo Tew Inquiries had
been made, but ihesohad been leadlly
answered. Even ase.ateh hod been In
stltuted but or course milling was to
bo discovered. 1 looked yipon my fit
til re follflty ns secured,
Upon tlio fourth day or tlio AssaS'
slnatlon, n party ill' tho police ,cate,
v ery unexpectedly, info the house, and
proceeded agnlu to makb rigorous in
ve&tlgatiou of tho premises. Secure,
howovcr, in tho security of my plapo
of concealment, Ifeltno embarrassment
whato ver. Tho officers bado mo accom
pany them in their scorch. Thoy left
no nook or cornor unexplored. At
length, for tho third or fourth time,
they descended into tlio cellar. 1 quiver
ed uot In amusclo.My heart beatcalmly
as that or ono who slumbered in inno
cence. I walked tho cellar from end to
end. I folded my nrms upon my bosom,
and roamed easily to nud fro. Tho po
llco wero thoroughly satisfied and pie-
pared to depart. Tho gleo at my heart
was too etrout to bo restra'ned. I burn
ed to say If but one word, by way of
triumph, and to render doubly suro
t heir assurance of my guiltlessness.
"Gentlemen," I said at last, as tho
party ascended tho steps, "I delight to
havo allayed your suspicions. 1 wish
you nil health, aud a littlo moro courte
sy. By tho bye, gentlemen, Ill's this
is a very well constructed houso." Iu
tho rabid dcslro to toy something easily,
I scar ccly knew w hnt 1 ullcrul at all.J
"I may say an exccllenllu well con
structed house. Theso walls aro you
going, gonllciuen? theso walls aro 601-
Idly put together;" and here, through
tho mero phronzy of bravado, 1 nipped
heavily, vlli a cano which I hold In
my hand, upon that very portion of tho
brick-work behind which stood thu
corpso of tho wlfo or my bosom,
ButmayUcd shield and deliver mo
from tho fungs of tho Arch-Fiend. I No.
sootier hud tlio roverbcrallou of my
blows sunk into silence, than I was an
swerod by a volco from within tho
tomblby a cry, at first muillod aud
broken, llko tho sobbing of a child, and
i then quickly swelling iuto a long, loud,
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and continuous scream, utterly nnoraa-
loiia nnd Inhuman a howl a walling
shriek, half of horror und half of tri
umph, such as might havo arlson only
out of hell, conjointly from tho throats
or tho damned in their agony und of tho
demons that exult in their damnation.
Of my own thoughts It Is folly to
speak. Swooning, I staggored to tho
oppoilto wall. For ono Instant tho
party upon tho stairs rematnod motion
less, through cxtromity of terror and
of awe. Iu tho next, n dozou stout arms
weru tolling at tho wall. It fell bodily.
Tlio corpsc,ttlready greatly docayed and
clotted with gore, stood erect before
tlio eyes of tho speclutors. Upon its
head, with red extended mouth and
solitary oyo of firo, Hat tho hideous
beast wli030 craft had seduced mo Into
murder, and whoso Informing voice had
consigned me to tho hangman. I had
walled tho monster up within tho
A Straugo Mania.
A Man with a Puopemsity for
Seeing his Fellow-Beinos Asleep.
Tho Lowlsvlllo Courier Journal relates
this singular story.
A man who gave his lmmous Charles
Watkins, nud who turns out to bo Chas.
Livingstone, onco a respectable mer
chant In this city, was arrested whllo
trying to enter tho houso or Mr. Schuof-
for on Portland avonuo, boforo daylight
yesterday morning. This man has a
strango niauia for which n iiamo Is yet
to bo invented. Ho will break iuto a
house at night Just for tho luxury of
standing by tho bedsldo of a person nud
looking ut him or her, as tho cuso may
be, us they lio asleep. Ho has been
known (a do this on several occasions,
and, after standing thero and gazing
for hours, lei.vo without disturbing
anything, and closo tlio doors carefully
About six mouths ago ho got himself
into serious troublo Iu this way, being
arrested asa burglar and held to answer.
He entered tho room of a young lady
after she had retired and gono to sleep.
Taking his position bcsldo tho bed, ho
stood gazing at tho beautiful sleeper till
perhaps conscious of tho presence near
her, sho awoko and was frightened ter
ribly. By tho faint light of tho moon
us it shono through the lattice sho saw
this stranger standingstill nnd motion
less at her bedside. Sho screamed aud
fainted, and tlio inmates of tho houso,
came rushing in Just in timo to catch
Tho affair caustd a good deal of ex-
cl tement and no littlo gossip at tho time
but subsctpicntly facts havobecn proved
that the man was harmless, and went
thero just to satisfy this singular longing
of his. Ho has been caught in several
such places since then but at no time
has ho ever disturbed anything or any
body. IIo was presented to tlio court
ns a suspected felon, n charge hardly
Justified by tho fucts in tho caso, and
held In $500 to bo of good bohavlor for
twelvo months. His caso is a strango
A Word to Young Men. Some
body onco said, "Our Government land
costs ono dollar und a quarter an aero,
and gooel whiskey two dollars a bottle
How many men dlo landless, who,
during their lives, havo swallowed
whole townships-trees and nllf" Thero
is food for rellectiou in this little para
graph. Every day or cur lives, and
almost every hour of each day, wo
meet individtils not merely landless,
but houseless, homolcss, and pennyless,
who in tho courso of their lives have
swallowed ardeut spirits enough to
pay for land and house, and havo pen
nies and dollars for their pockets be
sides. But it Is not tho drinker of urdunt
spirts alouo who thus deprives himself
of the comforts or a homo-tho tobacco
chuwer, tho cigar-smoker, tho young
man who spends precious hours or each
day and evening In worso than listless
idleness. How rarely such persons iu
llticl upon tho folly of their course Tho
young man who smokes threo tlvo cent
cigars ti day and many of thorn double
thu quantity ut doublo tho price pufis
away enough in thocourso or ten yerirs
to give him it haudsomo start u bnfll.
noss, or to provide for himself and
family a tomfoi table home. How fre
quently wo hear such persons complain
or their Inability to takon nowspapcr
ora literary magazine, or purcliaso an
Interesting book. They will tell you
they aro too poor for that, and yet the
nejtt moment will spend for a glass or
alo or brandy, or for a cigar, a sum
sufficient to pay for two dally papers
for a week, Aw I lhN folly Is repeated
perhaps hair.u dozen times i tlio courso
or every twenty-four hours. Young
nien givo this subjeyct a moniont's re
flection. Sit down and calmly think jit
over, and If, when you havo fairly
done so, you concludo that it Is better
to drink and smoke, go onl The day
will como when you will discover your
error, nnd that discovery will bo mado
when it will bo perhaps too lato Etc
A friend, bays tho Philadelphia
Sunday Dispatch, has a thorough bred
pointer dog, which is said to bo tho
most cfilclent animal of lt3 kind In tho
United Statos. It nover lets any chanco
slip by it, this pointer doesn't. Tho
other day, as It was trotting down
Tenth street, Its master observed that
it run up tlio front steps nnd pointed
dond nt tho door-plate. Our friend
whistled nnd whistled, but tho dog re
fused to budgo an inch. Upon going
up to sco what tho matter was, he found
that tho door-plato boro tho name of
"A. Partrldgo." It Is awful hard to
beat that dog at his business. Ho only
needs a hint Just a mcro suggestion.
Ho has oven boon known to point nt
children In tho family when his xnnstor
gets mad at them nml mnkei them
A driver of a coal-cart at Bridge
port, Conn., anxiously inquired at
sovcral places In that city for tho resi
dence of Mr. James Naslum, niter he
had been directed to tuko a load of coal
to tho gymu&slum.