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Issued weekly, every Friday morning, at
IHWOlHIlUllif, UOLVMIIIA COUNT?, PA.
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Columbia County Official Oitectory.
I'reililent J iii..e William Kin ell,
ncliili' .luiUes-1. K Krlcklmiitn, t L. human.
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Ui li'HUmuniii ier -s. v VulkT.
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irv ir lsi.i" tlavlti.
ff Hirer nr 11. .v. ilciicyiuuds.
' 1 1 ii'm 1 1 rs lulin ilenier, s. '. Mcllcnry,
I ISJ i'i s.in Is.
0'i u nlisi in'-rs 'Merk William Krlekbaum.
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i'U liu K. II. Lli le, I'ri'tld.'n , c. W. Miller,
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-V 1. vie ". I'ri'il l'iit,.l. II. Holilwin, "ccrcinrj .
m.i i.ml ir M l 11.il "lllni Kunil Vwicla Ion .1,
Hrmver I'reil ln . I'. U. H.irkle , ecre aiy
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1 1 l.ii-"'rvli!.'"-l '411 m iiinlip 111
'inli "cliool-9 a. in.
.'river Mertlnif -Kver.v Wcilni'"il.i i-iPnlngHtex
!ifr".' rii" pulillc lire mil wl 11 lend
IT. VHTTMRW 1 CTIIKPAN ClICKl'll
itniMer Itcv. .1. el'run.
111 l.iv "i'nli'es-lii! a. ra. and OX p. in.
Siiudiv "Cluiol oa. 111.
i'r.1 er Mee lug livery Wednesday evening 111 ex
"eats' free. No pew ren nl. All are welcome.
Mlnls'cr llev. sttiari .Ml' "hell.
s and iv Services tox a. in. and 6X p. m.
"uiulav school a n. 111.
I'm er Meo lng-i:iery Wcdnesdav evening a ex
"easfree. So pews rented, si rangers welcome.
MKTI10IHST El'liCOPAI. CIITKCH.
Presiding Kl ler-ltcv. N. s. Iiuckln.hani.
Minis er Uev. M. I.. "incr.
iiimlav Senices 1 x and ox f. m.
"utiUa school p. m. ...
Iilble Class-Ever Mumlav evening a' o.x o'clock,
fining Hen's 1'in er Men Ing-Kvcr Tuesdaj
reninva ox o'clock. ,
Dener.il ITjycr Meellng-Every Thursday evening
Corner of Third and Irun streets.
I'.istnr Itcv. (1. 1), mirlej.
Hesl lence cvntml Hotel,
"und.iy scr Ices lox a. m. and 7 p. m.
sund.v school u a. m.
rravcr Meeting saturdav, 7 p. m.
All are lnilted There la ulwajs room.
8T. PAt'L'.S cncucn.
'ti ctor Itcv U Zahner.
.".inil.1 Services 1 y, a. m., lys p. m.
s'inday School 9 a, in.
Flmt sur lav In tho month. Holy Communion,
services preparatory to Communton on Friday
11 colng betoro tho st Sunday In each month,
runs rented; but everjbodv welcome.
I'resl.llng r.ldcr-ltev. A. U llccscr.
Mliil-ter-l!i'i..I. A. IrMne.
simday senlco 3 p. ni., In the Iron street Church.
I'ra er Meetlng-Kvery sabbath at 2 p. in.
Ml are lnilted. Allaro welcome.
THE CUCHCll OF CHRIST.
Meets In "the little lirlck church on the hill,"
known as tho Welsh llaptlst churi.h-on nock btreet
eii'.t of Iron 1 1 . . .
Ilegnlar meellng for worship, every Lord s day at
terwmn ai ax o'clock.
seat' free; and the public are cordially lnilted to
0 IKIOI. OHDF.HS, blank, jii't prinleil nml
j neatl bound In s uall books, on hand and
for sale at tho Colombian omce.
1 LANK I)i:KlS, on T'arclii.i.'iit ami Linen
1 I'.iper, common and for Admlnls rators, Execu-
Mrs .ind trustees, for sale cheap at the colcmbian
A r 1!1MAnE C1-:HT1I'1GAT1:.s i-ul printed
.! and for s.ile at the colcmbian onice. Mlnls-
,,r in,, iinsrel and .lustlccs should supply them
elves with thehe necessary articles.
TINT ICES anil OiiMaliles' Fie-Hill for 'ale
l u the colcmiiian omce. They contain the cor.
ected fees as established by the last Act of the Ug.
slaturo upon the subject. Every Justice and Con.
Itahle should have one
ENDUE NOTES just prititeil anil for sale,
cheap at tue Columbian omce.
CLOCKS, ATC1IES, tU.
E. S.V V VOE, Dealer in Clocks, Walcliei
ind Jewelry, Main St., Just below the Central
Ii. IlAliK'LEi. Attnrni'.v-nt-I.aw. Office
Ii, iiruuer'a building, !nd story, Horns IS!,
U'.M. M. KEHElLHurireun ami I'liyni
oillci' s. E. corner nock ana JiarKei
I It. EVANS. M. I).. .Siirceon ami I'liysi
I , elan, (Onleo and ltesldence on Third street,
01 tier .lulferbon.
T I!. McKELVY. M. D.. Surgeon and l'liy
J . slclan, north side Main street, below Market.
T H. U0I11S0.N, Attornevat-Law. Office
O In Ilartman's building, Main street.
FT IIOSENSTOCK, I'liotographer,
Clark Wolfs store, Main street.
AVID LOWENHEIIC, Merchant Tailot
Jain si., above Central Hotel.
S. KUIIN, dealer ii. Meat, Tallow, etc.,
cenirn street, ret ween seconu ana -i uira,
YVfM. II. ABBOTT, Attorney.ai-Law, Main
collections nron.ptly made and remitted. Office
ooiioslte Catawlsaa Deposit Bank. m-S8
ACO. U EACH. JNO. S. IT Til IKK. CIIAg. B. IIiKHH.
WM, P.. HAGENIiUCH,
linuli, I'rjinlii ib i:Ihii-1h,
(Succi store to Benedict Done & tons, t!3 Market
importers and dealers tn
L'HINA, GI.ATd AND QUEENSWAKE,
3 Mai let street, I'hlladelrhla.
Crnfti t l),i 11, Li.d ( run uloi u Aftorlid Packages
rirvi T Orcatihance 10 make money, if you
Ul 1 I . I f 1 a" t'11' Kulu uu can gr green
VX-iA-.b&(ktt im need a 14 num Mnr,
whemto take sutcrlptluiis 10 the largest cheapest
Any one can become a sucnsful ng nt. The most
uu ueet inubiruieu tauiiii iiuoueaiioii in ine ona.
elegant works 01 nrt given Iiielosiiltci u-rs. niie
price is ao ion mat almost eieotwioy subscribes.
Oneairent reruirtri muLIm, iirirt fjlln uoaV 1
lady agent reports taking over 400 subscribers In ten
Uais. All who tfiLruce mute niot.ev lair ittniin
oeiote sll jour time lo the buMM ss, or cnli xour
spare time. You nted not be away irom home over
night Vou (un d'j It oi-wcl'as oll,fr. Kullparllc-
M,u,o, ..u, itii.ua uuu itiliB iieei. bityani SDO lA
peiihiie ouim tree, if sou want nront.bie woik
benuusjour sddiebs at ci.ee llnu lothingto
try the business. No one who engages fails to make
gieat pay. Addrtbs "Iho rcoi'Ie'. Journal," "ort-
inuu, jjaiuu, aug, IO,T-ly
AINWRIOUT 4 CO,,
N , E. corner becand and Arch Btreeis,
TEAS, 8YKUIH, COFFKF, BUQAH, M0LAB3EI-
sici, sricis, sicAai soda, to., to.
lar-nrdera will receive prompt attention.
AMI IUCAN lNbUItANCE COMI'ANIES
Lsirmlcgof Muncy 1'cnnsilianU.
serlliAmirlcanof l'ulladelphla, l'a
Iranklln.ot " "
I auoierU new York.
i o nhatlan ol
l Die ii ulit ttrett, Ko. t, Lkuuluir.l'iL.
ett. , H-lf
l. S. SWELL,' Editors nd Proprietor..
. C. KUTTEIl,
omc, oth Market street,
OFF.ii E-Iloora .No. I, ' Columbian" llulldlng.
g AM UK I. KXOHH.
TTO I! N R Y-A T-LA W.
nitici ilariiiiaii's mock, corner Main and Market
1.V CSK. Ut. WAL1RK.
I'M'NK & tt'AUKll,
1 1" n -yta-nt" ' i xv.
ml ii' In Chi.I'mbian Hi'imiMi. Jan, 19. "Jl-Ur
I I. HA Wl,
trci't oppcslte Pplscopal church, Hlocms-
1'iir . 1
Z7P- Teeth ptiricled wlthonl pain.
vig'M, '77 ly.
I )'H 11 KWW
A 1-1. W
ro I! N E Y S-A T-I. A w.
coli'mbian licn.MMi, Hloomsburg, Pa.
Members of the I'nlted stales Law Association,
.ili i Hi n made In nn part of America or Europe
I'. A W.J. HUCKALEW,
unice on Main street, flfbt door below Court House
imiec In Ent s liulldlng.
T? I. IULLMKYKK,
ATTOltNEY AT LAW.
ciFFicE Adjoining C. It. W. J. Buckalew.
II. I.1TT1.E. ROBT. R. LITTLE.
& II. It. LITTLE,
triiuslness before the r. 8. Tatcnt Oftlcc attended
to. onice In the Columbian Building.
EHVEY E. SMITH,
OlHce In A. J. Evan's New Hciloino,
Member of Commercial Ijiw and Bank Collection As
sociation. Oct 14, '77.tf
Fob 18, '76.
A 0. SMITH,
A T 1 Utt. r. -A l -UA W.
omce In "Knt HciLnikO." Hloomsburg. ra., near
Q W. MILLER,
All UII.S m-AT'LA W
omce In Brower's bunding, second floor, room No.
II O W E L L,
omce in Ilartman's Block, second floor, corner
Main and .Market streets,
Jlay 20 ly.
p M. DRINKER, GUN and LOCKSMITH.
sewing .iiuiiunes uuu jnttvuiucij ui uu uiuo iu-
patred. Ofera Hocse Building, Bloonuburg, Pa.
Letters Testameniarr oa tbe estate of Jacob
ESTATE OF JACOB BDUBUY. DtCKAHBD.
itnmNiv. lntfi of t'entro townshln. Columbia CO.
IV , deceased, have been rt ntcd ty tlie IteptisUrof
aia county to Etiwara nanman or me temru iwp.,
an'i 1', E. llomboy, to whom all persons Indebted
aie requested to make payment, aDd those haTtntr
claims or demands against the said estate will make
mem Known, xq iqo buiq executors wiuuuub uc
P. E. JJUMliOV,
BO,, 2 TT
"yriLLIAM Y. K ESTER,
corner of Main and Wett Greets, three doors below
, K. Ejtr'a fctore, liioombijurif, r
All orders promptly attended to ud MtlsraeUon
REAS BROWN'S INSURANCE AGEN
CY, Exchange Hotel, uioomsbur;. Fa.
.fitna, Ins Co., of Hartford
Liverpool, London and Globe.
. IS 500,000
lire Association, Philadelphia.-.
Atlas or Hartford
Farmers Mutual of DanvUle
Home. New York
EEV.C. X, CANPIELD,A.MPrincipal.
If you want to patronlxo a
FIRST CLASS SCHOOL,
WUEltE BOAIID AND TUITION AltB LOW,
give us a trial.
Next term begins
MONDAY, JANUARY 21. 1&T8.
For Information or catalogue apply to
July n, 77-ly orangeville, Pa.
MI'IRE TRANSPORTATION CO.
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT,
PaiLApELruiA, October 18th, HIT.
Notice Is hereby given that the Empire Transpor-
talt'in Ctmrsny has ceai-ed 10 transect business,
ai d has enteied on a liquidation of Its affairs pre
paratory to lis aiSbOluuon as a corporation.
Jos. D. iwld, President.
1 h" Empire I Ine, formerly owned and operated by
ie KniDre Transportation Comnanr. will com Inue
the Kmp re Transi
to be operated as heretofore, but lor account or its
10 DO uperuiis
F. J. FlItTH,
den. Manager Empire Lin,
nov, is, T7-1ra
RITIHII AMERICA ASSURANCE CO,
NATIONAL KIKE 1NSUHANCE COMPANY,
The asseia of these old corrjoretlons are all In.
vested in SOLID SKLl'lU'IItb and are liable tome
nazara ot nre onij-.
Moderate llnc-B on the best rlr-ksare alone acceDted.
Lobbis rHouiTLV and bonkktlv adjusted and paid
as mh u as determined by Christian F. KNirr, 'ie
clal Agent and ndiuMcr. U'oomsburr. Penn'a.
Tbetltirensof Columbia county uiould patronize
the agency whcrelohteB, If any, are adjusted and
paiu van ill uicuunu uuuruB. uuv. 10,11-1
is not easily earned In these times but It
can be made In three months by any one
of either se j, tn any pari of the country
lolswullng to work steudlly at the employment
that we furnbh. super week In jour own town,
lou need not be aw ay from home overnight. You
can give j our bole tune to the work, or out.
.nun. mninenljt. It COHta noLhln? to LTV the
ness. Terms and to Outfit free. Addntbs at once,
11. U1U-ITT I rUIUUlU, jaMUiO,
Feb. II IT lyr.
otrrsBs, c to.
Netl oiply printed at IheCoLTjsi
Sill! Ill'HlH t'l
Sotrrn Tuland, Me , Oct., 11,
.11R. II. II. ?TKl ens I
Dear sir I have been sick two years with the
liver complaint, aud during that tpne have taken a
great many differ nt medicines but none of them
did me any good I was r, slims Mghts and l ad no
apprtlte Tnee taking the Vegetlne I rest well and
relish my food Can recommend the Vegetlne for
nat ll uas uone lor mi-.
Yours respect run.
MltS. ALBERT HICEEft.
i Itness of Itm above.
as OrOROE M. Vaimuas,
llioiisands will Uar testlmtni umddoltvolunta.
rll ) that i gcltne Is the best medical compound tt
laceu uruie me rutin lor renovaung and purify.
X the l'liHl. trad eating all humors. Imnurltles or
polvuiiius secret'ons from the sj stem. Invigorating
and strengthening the svsteiu, debilitated by dis
eafc: Infuit, It Is, as many have called It, "The
reat l.calth llestorer. i
SAFt AMI SU1IE.
MR. II It. STEVENS! I
11 ls72 our e.itlnp was recommended tome.
nil 3 lildlu. tu the bersu slons of a friend 1 conent-
ed to try It. Alihetlmel was suffering from gen-,
erul debility and ner' ous proslrailon, huiierlndti' ed
, unrttiiriL aim irregular uauus n wona nui
renirthenlrji; and curative nroncrtles seemed to af.
fectm debilitated i-isleni from the arst dose, and
under ll s persistent use I rapidly recovered, gaining
more than usual health and good te ling. SI ce
then I have not actuated to glvu VegetH e my most
unqualined Indorsement as being a safe, sure and
uwenui ageni in proraoiing neauu ana restoring
.he w asted si stem to new 1 fe and enerirv. v ecretlne
Is the only medicine I use, and ns longasftlvel
ivcr expect to And a better lours truly,
W. II dLABK, ,
120 .Monterey street, Allcghenv , pa. 1
The following letter from Itcv. O. W. Mansfield.
formerly pastor of the MethodWt Episcopal church. ,
11) de Park, and at present settled In Lowell, must ,
convince el erv one vv ho reads his letter of tho w on-
derful ciirutlic qualities of Vegetlno as n thorough
cleanser and purtrii r of the blood !
iiye i-Aiis, .iiass., reo. io, isto.
MR. II I.STEVENS!
Dear Blr About ten jears ago my health failed
through the depleting cffucts of dyspepsia. Nearly
a year later 1 was attacked by typhoid fever In Its
worst form. It settled In my back and took the form
(if'a larro deen-seated abscess, which was nfleen
months Vn gathering. I had tn o surglc 1 operations
by the best skill In the Stale, but received no perma
nent cure. I suffered great pain at times, and was
constantly weakened by a profuse discharge. 1 also
lost small pieces of bone at different times
Matters ran on thus about seen jears, till May,
1974, when a friend recommended mo to go to your
omce anu uuit w uu vuu oi uie iriue oi egciine.
Bv what I saw ana neara 1 gained some confidence
1 commenced taking It toon after, but felt worse
from Its effects ; still I persevered anl soon felt It
was benefitting me In cher respects. Yet 1 dtd not
see the results I destred till I had taken It faithfully
for UUie more uitui n jear, waen me ainicuuy
In the back was cured, and for nine months I have
enjoj ed the bet of health
iiinielnthat time trained twentv-nvo nonnds or
nebh. being heavier than ever before In my life, nnd
f W IS never inure nuie w peuurm lauor man now.
miring the pait few weeks I had a scrofulous f well
lnff as large as rry fist gather on snother part of mv
bod. I took Vegetlne faithfully, and It removed It
level with the surface In a month. I think I should
have been cured of m main trouble sooner It 1 h id
taken large r doses, after havln j become accustomed
to Its effects.
Let jour patrons troubled with scrofula or kidney
dl'PR"c under tand that It takes time to cure chron
ic diseases, nnd If the will pa'lently take Vegetlne
It will. In my Judgment, cure them.
With great oougaiiuiia i am, ,umn ri, 11 ui.i ,
mm trim b O V. MAN"FIELl).
Tostor ot the Methodist E. Church
Is Prepared by
T-I. R. STEVRNS. Boston.
Vcgetine is sold by all Druggists.
Thomas b. Hartuan.
TEAS, CANNED FRUIT,
Spiccs'cf all kinds, Glass & Quecnswaro,
Foreign and Domestic Fruits,
AND GENERAL LINE OF
Itussell's Old Stand,
nill'FIli IS LOCK,
4th door below Market street, Hloomsburg, Pa.
it floods dellv ered to all parts of the town
prll 7, 17-tr
J REYNOLDS & SON,
WronEhHron Air-Tislii Heaters
With slinkliitf nnil ('lnkrr-Iirln.llnR .rlrfor
Ilurnlnx Anturnrlin or lllluiuli vn i oai
FOR BITUMINOUS COAL,
Cooklny Ranges, Iiow-down Orates,
DescrtptlTe circulars sent fbee to any address.
EXAMINE I1EK0RE SELECTINO.
April T7,17-iy i
No Continued or sensations! Stories in THE.
Eight large Pages j 18 Columns or Choice Miscella
neous Heading Matter every week, together with se
lections rrom the pensot such writers as Nasbv.oi i
viKOmo, HrLVANi'scoBs, Jh., Miss Loi'ise alcott,
Will casi ton, j T, THOvtsuipOE,MAKE Twain, and
HKB. MAHT HOLMES.
Youtht', Jlumorout, Sdci'tific, Fashion
IhuttLteping, and JS'cici Departmentt com
Complete, Pc.e, 8issile. Fascinatino Dtories
eacn wee, run or run anu u. a peculiar iea
tureot the 1 he Horn's lehoeh Is lis thort anec
dotes and Paragraphs for hlch it has a v, Ide repu-
As am ExrERiMENT. and to Induce you to nve us a
trial, we offer to Bend The Lepueu te any address
every week for three months on trial, on receipt ot
ouij ou crnis. vi e us oui y n 1 rial.
tub 1'KorLE's ijtiHjEH is an old-fttabl.bned end rs
liable wtekly paper published every raturdsy, ,
II. K run is, Publisher,
TU Banaom St., Philadelphia, la.
oct. M, Tt-nn
I A M f I ' ltllll llllt't,
tor saie at tba LJuujulaji UCQO.
BLOOMSBURG, PA., FRIDAY, DECEMBER
A UKI'OHTKIt'S STOUY.
I lial been stnpping fur n short lime, in
tho city of Jackson, Michigan, engaged
in the capacity of traveling reporter for one,
of the N w Yiirk journals, when chip rainy,
ill-iigrw iilile dm ,1 revived tn vidt the State
primn, In search of some item of inlerpt
i ti 15 liens. I ili 1 so.
AMi r huvinir pi"d thr mgli the entire
e-titbll.hiiieiit, I vvm., at la.t tliovvn into the
Cell nf 11 young inaii dimmed lo sulTer
The i'Ccii'nnt nt thi cell wn n fine, sad,
itilelllgent looking perouagi" nl about tvien
tvlliree vi'itr nf age. Hi high, chisii';il
f irehead, deep lilue eye", and nnhle polite
li urine, indicated him lo be no commnn
villain. Ilii face wa thin nnd pallid, but
from thine- pure, expressive eyes, flashed a
deep cluiMCler, nil endurable sorrow, nnuU
desirnj ing remorse, which no cold blooded
murderer could possess.
At Ills first words, 'l'ray, be sealed," I
was urpri-Hl nt the deep, full, musical In
'oinitiniis nf h's vnio- It at once proclaimed
him a scholar.
I sunn entered int., a longconversation with
lii 111, ami little by little learned the following
BHd, but trulblul, tale,vvhich I give as nearly
ns possible in his own language, and which
I hope will prove a warning to tho many
weary, foolhardy thousands who are swiftly
drilling into that fearful, whirling, domestic
vortex jealousy. Iv
My name is Geor-e Melville. My father
was n clergyman in the western part of this
state, and descended from one ot the best
families in those parts.
I received a good education, and at the
age of twenty, entered a large mercintile
hou-e in New York city. I soon, by close
application nnd indefatigable energy gained
tlie entire confidence of my c inploycrs ; and
after having ben in their employ one year
I was selected by them to visit the West
Indias as their agent on some business of
importance, and which would require con
siderabU tact and forethought to execute
faithlully, and promptly transact.
1'revious to my departure for those island
I became acquainted with a Miss Reynolds,
who was a few years younger than myself
and the daughter of a gentleman who had
recently purchased and removed to an es
tate near my father.
Everything that was graceful and lovely
appeared centered in her form ; everything
that was virtuous and excellent in her mind
I sought her hand. Our souls soon became
united by the indissoluble bonds of sincere
love ; and as there were no parental or oilier
impertinent to our union, it was ngreed
thatassooqas I returned from the West
Indie, where it was expected my stay would
be short, the marriapo solemnities would be
performed. Solemn oaths of love and con
stancy passed between us, and I sailed with
a light heart for the West Indies. While
there, I received Irom her, nnd returned to
her, letters filled with the tenderest exprea
sinus of anxiety and regret of absence.
Oh I that I had never, never returned I
What pain, anguish, and remorse, I would
have been saved 1
The moment I got on land, I ha9tenid as
fast as the railway train could carry me to
the house of Mr Reynolds, to seo the char
mer of my soul.
Sbe received me with all the ardency of
affection, and even shed tears of joy in my
presence. I urged her to name the day which
was tn perfect our union and happiness; and
the next Sunday, only four days distant, was
agreed upon for me to lead her to tbe altar.
How my heart did bound at the prospect of
of making Miss Reynolds my own, of pos
sessing in her all that could render life
I hastened homo to my family, and in
formed them of my approaching bliss.
They all sympathized in the anticipated joy
which swelled my bbsom. I had a Bister
some years older than myself, who had been
tbe friend and companion of my angel in
my absence. They were now almost every
day together, so that I had frequent oppor
tunities of Emma's company.
One day she had been with my sister, at
my father's; and, as usual, I accompanied
her home. On my return my sister request
ed me to attend her in a private room. We
therefore retired, and when we were seated,
she thus addressed me :
"Georgie, you know that to promote your
peace, your welfare, and your happiness has
ever been the pride of my heart. Nothing ex
cept this could extort the sail secret which I
now disclose,andwhich has hitherto remained
deposited In my bosom. My duty to a brother.
whom I esteem dearas life, forbids me to re
main silent. As an affectionate sister I can
not tacitly see you thus Imposed upon. I
cannot see you the dupe and slave of an
artful and insidious woman, who does not
sincerely return your love; nor can I see
your marriage celebrated with one whose
soul and affection are placed on another
Hen she hesitated, while I, with anguish
of mind almost insufferable, begged her to
About six or eight months after your do
nurture," she contiuutd, "it was reported
to Miss Reynolds that she had a rival in the
West Indies ; that you had there found an
English beauty on whom you lavished those
endearments which belonged t right to her
alone. This at first made a deep impression
on her ; and whether from this cause, fickle.
nes of disposition, or that she never sincere.
ly loved you, I know not ; but this I do
know, that u youth lias been for some time
past her constant companion. To convince
you of this, you need only visit the old, uu
inhabited bouse bordering on tlie river,
about nine or teu Ibis evening, where you
will undoubtedly suiprise Miss Reynolds
and her lover, enjoying one of their pleas,
ant, loving Interviews, If I should be mis
taken, I will, submit to your censure ; but
should you find it as I have predicted, you
have ouly to rush from your placoofcon'
cealment, charge her with peifidy, and re
nounce her lavor,"
Of all the plagues, ol all the torments, of
all the curses which torture the soul, jealousy
of a rival in love is the worst.
Enraged, confounded, and astouished, it
seemed as if my bosom would instantaneous
ly burst. To conceal my emotions I lelt my
elster's apartment8,after having thanked her
for her Information, and proceeded to obey
her injunctions. I retired to my room, and
tuer poured out uy execrkUons,
"Cursed woman," I cried, "'is it thus you
acquiro my tender love? Could a vaguo re
port of my Inconstancy drive you to Infideli
ty ? Oid not my letters breathe constant
adoration, and did not yours portray tho
same sincerity of affection ? No ; it was
that wretched passion for novelty which
moro or less holds a predominancy over your
whole sex. To a new lover you will sacri'
fice engagement, though made in the face of
Thus I did r.ivo through tho entire day.
The proceedings hf that day are a vacuum
n my memnry. Every fiend in Hades were
pointing their sacred bony fingers at me.
and with derisive sneering laughter, sarcas-
ic tones were urging me nn to "revenge."
Through the whole of that day I was a
raving, Trantic maniac. I was hopelessly
nnd incurably a victim of that worst of all
passions, jealousy. Slowly the day wore
awav. At last the sun went down. Better
for me had it been possible for that bright
orb to have remained immovable for all
It was n beautiful summer sunet. The
f ist receding rays, as they lingeringly rested
upon thp topmost crest of a distant moun
tain, engulfing its base in a palMIke gloom
and slantligly beamed upon the dancing,
shimmering waves of the silent river, threw
back a mixturo of shade and sunshine which
plainly told that night was approaching,
Night, oh, fatal night I
All naturowas clothed in its most pleasant
garb. Ihe carolling of the birds, the purl
me rivulets, grand old forest, majestic
river, and twinkling stars were all love
But in tlie midst nf this soul enchanting
scenery appeared a cloud, a mere speck at
first, but which rapidly increased. Bright
sheets of lightning began to flash along the
larkened heavens ; and tho low rumbline of
distant thunder resembling the harsh growl
ines of ferocious beasts, announced the
comine storm. Lirger nnd larger crew the
clouds ; Inuiler and louder ppaled the thun
der, while the lightning fairlv flooded tho
gloomy heavens with a stream of electric
And there I sat in mv room, occasionally
giving outbursts to demoniacs.! laughter.
Black and terrible as was the scene without,
it was nothing to the storm of raging pas.
sions that were howling in my breast. The
storm continued. A deep, hollow, distant
roar announced the approach of summoned
winds. The whole forest bowed in awful
grandeur, as from its dark bosom rushed the
impetuous hurricane, twisting off or tearing
up by the roots, the stoutest trees, and
whirling the heaviest branches through the
air with irresistible fury.
Deep night now filled the atmosphere.
The rain ponredin torrents j the wind rocked
the building, and bellowed in the adjacent
groves ; the river raged and roared ; fierce
lightning rent the heavens alternately, in
volving the world in the sheeted flame of
i's many colored fires; thunders burst with
horrid din, bounding and reverberating
among the surrounding woods, hills, and
valleys, until it seemed nothing less than
the crash of worlds resounding through the
universe. Tbe whole scene was majestically
1 he clock struck the hour of ten, I sprang
to my feet and rushed into the street.
Tho "trysting hour" had come, but the
tnrm without had made me oblivious to the
hell within. The scenes, externally and in
ternally, were well fitting to the black and
ilamning deed I was that night destined to
I was alone in tho street. Not one of the
,hardy inhabitants of that town dared venture
out on such an evening as that. On I went,
with a burning fever consuming my inmost
ioui. On and on, unmindful of the terrible
aspect of the raging elements. The boiling,
seething, turbulent river, as it flowed angri
ly on, the bowling winds, the lurid light
ning, the loud bolts of thunder, were uncar
ed for and unheeded by me. I arrived in
view of the old house by the river side. I
looked - all was dark, silent and gloomy, I
closed my oyes, clenched my hands, aud
swore by the black heavens above me to be
I opened my eyes, aud a bright, lurid,
fantastic- light was streaming from one of the
ower windows. The light was so dazzlingly
brilliant that It almost blinded me, I crept
tealthily up nearer to the window, and
there witnessed n scene which paralyzed ev
ery fibre in my organization, and caused ev
ery drop of blood to congeal in my veins.
I saw Miss Iteyuolds close locked in the
arms of a young man elegantly dressed, nnd
of singu'arly delicate appearance. They
were earnestly conversing iu a low tone of
voice, and the baud of my fair one was
gently pressed, in tbe hands of the stranger.
I drew close to the window, applied my ear
to a crevice, and, with the fury of pandemo
nium in my heart, I listened.
Tho strauger clasped Miss Reynolds in his
'Dearest angel ?" he exclaimed, "what an
interruption to osr bliss by the returu of
mv haled rival I''
Vt lib very fond caresses and endearing
blandishments, she replied, "Fear nothing.
I have promised and must yield him my
hand; but you shall never be excluded from
my heart. a shall find sullicient opportu
nities for private conferences."
I could hear no more. My brain was rn
fire; and rushing from my concealment, I
with a bound, sprang through the window
and confronted them,
"Ungrateful and, false hearted wpman 1"
I exclaimed, "is it thus you return my idol
atrous love? You have deserted me; you
haw perjured your most sacred vos; aud
thus am I avenged I'1
And placiug a pistol at her breast, I shot
her through tbe heart ; and turning to her
companion "And thou, perfidious o ntam
Inator and destroyer of my bliss, go attend
thy companion in iniquity, a death too good
for so foul a crimol" and immediately
drawing my knife, I Btabbed him to the hilt
in the breast.
With the words, "Oh, George I Your
wife, youi sisterl" he fell fainting to the
My God I That voice I It rang in my
ear like a funeral knell I It rings to-day,
and will continue to ring a requiem of ago
nizing remorse as long as time shall last,
It was, Indeed, my betrothed wife; it was
indeed my beloved sister. Tbe one lay dead
before me, the other weltering in her blood
I raised my sitter s head into ray lap. In
a faint and dying voice she told me that iu
a weak moment, they bad concerted thl
plan to test my jealousy. She bad dressed
in male attire, intending as soon as I had
discovered them, tu reveal herself, aud laugh
at my dUconitUure,
"Forgive me, George," she pleaded, ear-1
nestly, "forgive mo ? A mad, unwomanly
freak has robbed mo of the happiness ol a
She said no more, for, with her arms en
twined lovingly nround her murderer's
neck she, without a struggle, was wafted on
the angel wings to her Creator. What words
can decribo sucli agony, such utter desola
tion as mine 1 Hy one rash act 1 had robbed
myself of more than life, and I would not
live to endure such bitter remorse as mine.
I placed the pistol to my head ; but ere I
could fire, my arm was grasped bye hand of
teel, and the weapon dashed upon the
.My firing had awakened thoso living close
by, nnd they came just la time to savo rao
the crime of a triple murder.
I made no resistance, an 1 was conveyed to
prison, there to await my trial, which camo
off in two months. I was condemned to
death. My execution will take place four
weeks from to-morrow. I shall cheerfully
meet my fate, for who would endure life
when tendered so peculiarly miserable ?
The wretched Mellville here ended his
tale of woe. No tears moistened his eyes ;
his grief was too depressing for tears ; it
preyed upon his heart, drank the vital
streams of his life, and burst in convulsive
sighs from his burning bosom.
Tbe day appointed for his execution drew
near; his past and approaching late filled
my breast with sympathetic sorrow.
He saw his venerable father, his mother,
his friends and acquaintances, with several
pious clergymen, who entered the cell to
comfort him. His mind softjned by their
advice aud counsel. Frequently he would
burst into tears. Often ln.tho solitary hours
of tbe night was lie heard addressing tbe
throne of grace for mercy and forgiveness.
But the grief that preyed at his heart had
wasted him to a mere skeleton. A slow
but fatal fever had consequently implanted
itself in his constitution. Exhausted nature
could make but a faint struggle against dis
ease and affliction like his, and about sx week
previous to the day appointed for his execu
tion he expired in his mother's arms, with
the name of his loved and lostono upon his
lips leaving a conclusive, incontrovertible
evidence of the evil influence of jealousy.
A Sad Story.
It was a sad but dramatic scene that was
enacted, when William 0. Oilman walked
into the Court of General Sessions in New
York nnd pleaded guilty to the crime of
forgery. The dispatches say that the ofli
cers of the court were affected unto tears at
the melancholy recital of tho prisoner's
confession in which ho described the
gradual process of his temptation and
final ruiH. It is not nil surprising that they
were, for judges and ministers of justice
have no exemption from tho human feelings
of pity nnd commiseration, and the story of
Oilman s fall as told by himself, was a most
Here was an aged man who had, througl;
i long life, enjoyed the repute of an honest
nnd upright man. Ho was neither a profli
gate nor a debauchee? a gambler nor a para
He, but a worker nnd toiler, living by hi
own industry nnd thrift andcontributingjhis
share to the aggregate of human labor ind
endeavor about him, Hr made bad invest
nient, by which he lost all the honest earn
ngs of years of thrift and prudence. They
were lying In his hands, idle and un
employed funds belonging to other parties.
and he sought to save himself and recover
from his misfortunes by betraying a tr.i
and using these moneys that had been en
trusted to mm. lhis was the critical mo-
hient in his life, the hour of his first tempt
ntion and concession. Here it was that tho
evil spirit made its subtlest appeals and
brought into play its most seductive arts. It
snot hard to imagine tho alluring hopes,
the paltry justifications, this Mepbitopheles
whispered in his ear, luring him by degrees
from his honest purposes, pleading alt man
ner of extenuations and appealing tn every
weakness nf his poor human nature, till at
lust the small voico of conscience was bush
ed in his heart. These trust fiinds were to
him that costlier casket of "ebony, brimful
of pretty things," which Margaret found in
icr press. When he overcame his scruples
and yielded to the temptation their misap
rnpriation held out to him, he took th
first step in that downward course that leads
by such broad ways and easy stages to Aver
nus. 1 he encroachments upon the fuuds en
trusted to mm, lie says, began years ago
and grew gradually and insensibly to such
magnitude, that ho lost all hope of ever meet
ing his deficiencies. Times grew worso in
Head of better, and he gradually drifted into
the sea of troubles, until at length, under
the pressure of adversity, ho was driven to
forgery. Blindly hoping that the next Btep
would extricate him, be plunged deeper and
deeper, until tho deepest depths were reach
ed by receiving u sentence to tbe peniten
tiary as a common thief.
We might go on with the, parallel w
have instituted between his temptation and
undoing and that ot Margaret, for lilscou
fessinn, Treely given, proves his downfall" to
have been the result of weakness rather than
of positive depravity, while it holds out th
assurance thaf "Saved !" may bo written at
last opposite tho record of bis llfo.
We might show the gradual process o
his ruin, how be went ou from his first von
ial sin to irime, as tho poor girl yielded to
the teuipation that beset her, till that sad
night when she laid her head upon her
shoulder and exclaimed i
"Would that I slept ulono and unobserved,
I'd leai o tho bolt unsbot to-nlgbt I"
This is not necessary, however, to tho itn
pressing of the moral this "story of tcmpta
Hon and weakness teaches. We scarcely
thing, either, that it can be made moro ini
pressive than it is in the simple way i
which it i told, oven in the few short sen
leuces of the despatch, which wo havo given
almost word for word, The story is indeed
it tad one, but the moral must nut be ove
looked in a sympathy that can hardly be
refused to the unhappy man whose downfall
it tells. Let all read it, and realize tbe dau
ger of the slightest deviation from strict
honesty, the smallest violation of integrity,
in their business allairs. Let it Impress ou
them unew that the only safety is iu a btcru
and resolute Integrity nnd honor, which
temptation cannot even approach, Verily,
the descent to hell is easy, AVm Orlennt
A woman quarreling will, her husband
told him she believed, if she was to die, he
would marry the devil's eldest daughter.
"The law does tiot allow a man to marry
two sisters," replied the Under husband.
THE COLUMBIAN, VOL. XI. NO. 47
COLUMIIIA DEMOCKAT, VOL. XL11, NO. J
Juliana Cox, tho Witch,
A friend in Glastonbury sends the fol
owing nccount which had been cut out of
tho Times away back In 1823, and pasted in
an old scrap-book, Juliana Cox, we rejoico
to believe, was the only witch that was
anged in Connecticut and it is n mat tor
f regret that even one such case of supersti
tion and shame can be brought up against
o good old State. Tho place of tho execu-
on on "Gallows Hill" in this city, is now
nown as tho commanding trap-rock ridge
by the "stone pits." Here is tho account:
In tlie beautiful toivn ot Glastonbury, in
Connecticut, the following remarkable event
occurred in 1753 : In March of that year,
one Julius l'erry went out with his dogs to
unt. In tho depths of tho forest he discov-
red (as he alleged) an old grey fox and his
logs gave chase. After chasing this fox up.
ard of two miles the animal was holed.
When Mr. Perry came up he heard a strange
noise over the other side of tho hole, nnd go
ng to tho spot, he found Juliana Cox lying
and panting for breath. Her left shoulder
as bleeding and had on it tho marks of tho
dog's teeth. This was just the spot on tho
gray fox's shoulder whero the dogs had
seized hold. Upon this testimony Miss
Cox, a maiden lady of forty-four, was brought
to trial on the capital offence of being n
itch. Ou her arraignment she pleaded not
guilty, and it was then determined
that a committeo of the Selectmen should
examine her person for witch-marks in
order to introduce confirmatory proofs
gainst her. She was therefore remanded to
prison, iho tollowing persons were appoint
ed on the committee : Eben Brewer, Alex
is Jones and Samuel Cutworth. These men
roceeded at once to the prison, and strip
ping Miss Cox, they began their examina
tion with tears and sols. Finally, when
they had pricked many places on her body
without success, she confessed to two marks
one a little below the right hip and one
n the left arm. The committee now became
atisfied that these were true marks, as tho
flesh was thereon discolored in a slight de
gree. They thereupon made their report to
the Court appointed to hear tho trial. The
evidence confirming that of Mr. Perry, was
thought to be conclusive, and on the 3d of
April the trial took place. It was thought
necessary then to resort to further tests,
nnd Miss Cox was found guilty of witch
craft and sentenced to be hanged. Strange
noises and demons haunted the jail at Hart
ford up to the time of her execution, which
took place on theTth of April, at fiveo'clock
the morning, There was a large con
course of men and women attending her ex
ecution, and, although she declared that sbe
was unjustly accused and that she confessed
o the witchmarks to stop tho pain of being
pricked so cruelly by the committeemen, yet
every person present believed her to bo a
true witch and in a league with the devil.
She further declared that Jules Perry ac
cused her wrongfully. She said sho was in
the flircst gathering herbs and that Jules
Perry came along and would havo hij will
of her; that, she constantly refusing, beset
Ins dog upon Iter, and tho animal bit her
shoulder, and that he, fearing to be detected
in this bad act, had laid tho charge of
witchcraft against her. This she said under
the gallows. Whereupon a shout vim made
among the people to "burn the witch," as
hanging was too easy a death for so foul a
trumpet of tho devil. Whilo the people
went to fetch wood to burn her the sheriff
hung her up So that she died on the gallows
before the wood could be brought.
This account ot Juliana Cox's witchcraft
and death is abridged from the statement of
Diana Jonesbefore a Committee of Dele
gates to revise tho Ltws of Connecticut.
An Oild Joke.
A corrcsiiondcnt describes a diputo lie
yvitucsscd in au English railway carriage, be
tween an Irish gentleman and a clergyman,
on tho atrocities question, no says : Tho
fuu grew fast and furious ; tho Irishman was
work'ng himself up to a pitch of fever heat,
when suddenly, to tho horror of cveryliody,
while eniphasisiug somo statement, ho whip
ped a formidable lookiug knife out of his
pocket, briinishcd it about wildly for a sec
ond and then stuck It into the very thick of
tho thigh of his right leg. It must have
gone in at least au inch, and there it stood
vibrating, ho sitting pcrfctly utill, camly look
ing at it
Everybody was afraid to move, lest the
blado should bo transferred from tho geutle
mun's own flesh to our bodies. The parson
was tho first to venture a word of expostula
"Goodness gracious, tir," said lie, "for
Heaven's sake take it out at once, sir: think
what a mess the carriage, will ho in ; iudced
you will seriously iniuro yourself."
ot a bit of it," mildly replied tho son of
f.rin. all his excitement having annarentlv
subsided; ''I positively liko it, It ibsii't
hurt uio r havo accustomed my iuu-c!es to
itl I assure you I don't feel it tho least
'Accustomed your muscles to it?" exclaim-
oil tho parson, "impossible? Do take it out
and oblige uio ; it makes ino shudder to hear
"Well, of course, if it pains you at all to
see it, I will obligo you ; but as I tell you.
tho effect ii rather pleasing than otherwise,
so f.ir as I am concerned." said tlie stranger;
anu having pulled it out with au amiaraiit ef
fort, ho carefully wiped tho instrument with
l.i.,-1, .,.! v:r ... i ...
in-, naimiwii-iiii-i, BIHH ll up ailll put It 111
his pocket, tu our relief. "Do you often do
such a silly tliin,' as tliat?" inquired tho re
verend gentleman. "Oh yos. I'reriucnllr."
was the rcply. "Havo you over tried it on your
arm: .No, never on uiy arm tho nms
elcs aren't yet nccustomod to it !" "Reallv?"
atid'tho'cccoiitrio individual got out at the
next station. Wo called tho guard. "Ii
mat man uiaur wo a,ked. "Ho ha jut
Horrified us by running a kuifo an inch aud
a halt into hu leg." "Mud, no, ho ain't
mad," observed tho official, "It's a very old
gamo ofhls that. Ho has a cork leg and
likes to lrighteu people."
The secret of ruunlng a boarding house
profitably is to find out just what your board
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Sour kraut isn't ripe yet. The way to test
spur kraut Is to hold the family cat over the
barrel live minutes. If she doesn't turu
wrong' side out, your kraut isn't fully Ua
"Anna dear, if I should attempt to spell
Oupid, why could I not get beyond the fir.t
syllable?" Anna gave It up. Whereupon
William said t "Because when I come to
c u, of course I cannot go further,"
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ALXASCIIAK: .NEW YUHK, 1877.
ST MRS. V. r EAXDT.
Where was I last week At the Sklnner3' ;
It's really a nice place to dine.
The old man gives capital dinners,
And Is rather, a good judge ot wine.
Tho daughters aro stylish and pretty
Nice girls, eh 7 Don't know them, you siy t
Indeed T That Is really a pity j
111 take you there with me somo day.
You'll bo pleased with the eldest Miss Carrie :
Dut Maude's rather more In my style.
Uy Oeorgo I If a fellow could marry, .
There's a girl who would mako It worth while 1
Hut It costs such a lot when you're doubled ;
You must live In some style, them's the rub.
Now a single man Isn't so troubled,
It's always good form at the club.
As to Maude, she'd say yes In a minute,
It I asked for her hand, I dire, say ;
toft, white hand, If a fortuno were tn It,
I'd ask her to have me to-day.
Father rich ? Well, you know there's no knowing
How a man will cut up till he's dead.
Have I looked at his tax-list 7 I'm golnz
To do It, old boy, that's well said I
Dut even rich fathers aren't willing
Alvvav s to come down n 1th tno pelt ;
They'll say they began with a shilling,
And think you can do It yourself.
What's that paper, Just there J Tho "Homo Jour
What's tho news In society, ch ?
Engaged I Now, by all the Infernal-
It can't be, pass It over tills way.
lira I "Reception" "Club breakfast" "Grand din
1 Wo learn tint tho charming Miss Maude,
Youngest daughter of" Thomas O. Skinner,
Is engaged to cicorgo Jones" He's a fraud I
Of tho firm ot Jones, Skinner & Hiker.
Tno marriage will take place In May."
Hang tho girl for a flirt -tho deuco take her I
Well, what nro'y ou laughing at, eh 7
In Scribner't Ilric-a-Braa
Urlsiu ofNii'nes of States.
Maine takes its name from tho Provence
of .Main, in France, and was so called in
compliment to the queen of Charles I. Hen
rietta, its owner.
New Hampshire first called Laconia
from Hampshire, England.
Vermont from the Green Mountains,
(French, rerci mont.)
Massachusetts, from tho Indian language,
signifying the country about tho great bills.
Rhode Island gets its name from the fan
cied resemblances of tho island to that of
Rhodes in tbe ancient Levant
Connecticut was Mohegan ; spelled origi
nally Quon-eh-ta-cut, signifying "a long
Now York was so named as a compliment
to the Duke of York, whoso brother.Charles
II., granted to him that territory.
New Jersey was named by one of its orig
inal proprietors, Sir Georgo Carter, after
the island of Jersey in the British Channel
of which he was governor.
Pennsylvania, as is generally knawn,takes
its name from William Per.u, and tho word
'silvania,' meaning woods.
Delaware derives its namo from Thomas
West, Lord De la Ware, Governor of Vir
ginia. Maryland receives its name from the
queen of Charles I., Henrietta Maria.
Virginia got its namo from Queen Eliza
beth, unmarried, or Virgin Queen.
The Carolinas wero named in honor of
Charles I., and Georgia in honor of George
Florida gets its namo from Kasquas de
Flores, or 'Feast of tbe flowers."
Alabama comes from a Greek word, sig
nifying 'the land of rest.'
Louisiana was so named in honor of Louis
Mississippi derives its name from that of
the great river, which is, in the Natchez
tongue, "The Father of Waters.'
Arkansas is derived from the Indian word
Kansas, 'smoky waters,' witli tho French
prefix of 'ark,' a bvv.
Tennessee is an Indian name, meaning
'The river with a big bend.'
Kentucky also is nn Indian name,
Kaiu-tuk-ae,' signifying at the head of tho
Ohio is the Shawnee'name (or 'The beau
Michigan's name was derived from the
lake, tho Indian name for fish weir, or trap,
which tho shape of tho hiko suggested,
Indiana's name came from that of the In
Illinois is derived from tho Indian word
'Illini' (men) and the Freuch atlix 'ois.'mak
ing 'Tribe of men.'
Wisconsin's name is said to be the Indian
namo for a wild, rushing channel.
Missouri is also an Indian name for mud
dy, having reference to tho inuJdinessof tho
Kansas is an Indian word for smoky wa
ter. Iowa signifies, in tho Indian language,
'The drowsy ones,' and Minnesota, 'u cloudy
In tho town of Auburn, Oregon, gold dig
gings have been found under peculiar cir
cumstauces. A boy had been titled out by
his father with tho implements ol mining,
and set to work near tbe roadside merely for
amusement and tn give tho youngster some
thing to keep him out of mifebief. Tho
ground was staked out formally iu mining
style, and some wa"tc water was tnrnrd into
sluices, so as to wash tho dirt. Tho boy
worked for a few days faithfully, nnd to
everybody's surprise, he at last panned out
a small quantity of gold dust. Laborers
were then employed, nnd tho work was
deepened nnd extended, gold continuing to
be found nt last accounts, in profitable
Frank Itaudc, a prisoner about whom
many columns aro published in tho western
newspapers, was captured near St. Louis
after he had killed tun nf tho four police
men who had hunted him down. Last sum
mer bo murdered u man wantonly in St.
Elmo, III., and was chased by n nml;. He
shot down three leaders of the pursuer, ono
after another, using his revolver willi viiiu
derful coolness and skill. Dt'iibthss tho
crimes attributed to him are exaggerated,
but it seems certain that ho hasMlkd seven
men in quarrels. He Is )tung, educated
and bus occupied Methodi.t and Presbyter
Ian pulpit. lie also writes pot (ry, usually
iu pralst of the beauties of woueu.