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couwriu dkhociut, btai w tiir komii, ami count.
..an.,, iiincui.iirAi nil.
Itiinr.t Weekly, every Vrlilny iiirtrnlntr. nl
HLOOMSllltllO, COLHMlllA COUNTY. l'A..
ATTwni'ou.tMpcr year, M cents dlvnunt nllnwol
when paid In ndvnncn. 'iti sulrwiiiein nut nf o...
county tho terms nro t'i per year, t.ttlctlr In iiilv.iiin.
I io piper discontinued except nt tho option of
the publishers, until all nt rearnges aro liald. hut ion-?
All tinners Rent outnr tlm xlnmnr m .iixnn. ki
sltila person In Columbia cnunty assumes to my Ihn
(.ulncrlptlon tluo on demand. 1 '
rosTAOll u no longer exacted from subscribers In
The Jobbing Department, of tlm cot.UMnns h very
complete, and our Job 1'rlnlltig will compare fiiinrii.
My wlthllmt ot tholai-gceiticV All "urk douo on
demand, neatly nud ntmixler.ito prices.
LAW Y Elba.
CotCMB!n tlcitoiso, nioomsburg, Pa.
Mmt"r of tlio United States Law Atsoclatlon,
jpectlons made in sny pattof America or Kuropo.
on I. iJ.
OG.2J. second door from lit National Bank.
ian 11. i'u
orcein Ent's IlctLniwj,
omcscn Main street, nrst door below Courtlloutr
BjOliN M. CLAKK,
a iiukhui n i -i.aiv,
Kifilcc over Schuyler's Hardware siore.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
OrricK In Harman's Hutlding. Main street.
WT. It. UTTI.lt.
II. A H. K. LITTLE,
K't V. MILLER,
J iiwnnvrvm.l Atf
onicoln llrowcr's bulldtng.scoond noor.room No.
Attovnoy-a 1,-T ifiwi
omen corner of Ccntro and Main Streets, Clark's
(!an bo consulted in German.
Jan. 10, 'sj-tt
1 KO. E. KLWKLL,
A T TO R N 13 Y-A T-L A W,
Columbian Hcit.niNa, llloomsburg, Pa.
Member of tho United States Law Association.
Collections mndolnnnypart of America or Europe
. B. WINTmiSTKEN.
KNORR & WINTERS l'lSHN,
onico in llartmnn's lUock, Corner Slain und Mar
ket Rt reels, Woomslmrg, l'n.
JSSyiV nitons and Bounties Collated.
).VUL K. WIRT,
Ofllen In llrowcr's Block, one door below Cot.ciiman
July 10, 'SO tf
onicn In tho Coi.CJtntAN Ilulldlne, nccond floor.
Oct. 8, 'SO.
T) BUCKINGHAM, Allnrncvnt-Lnw. Or
Vj.llce. 11. J. Clark's liulldlng, 2d utorv room fi.
Iiiooiusbun;. may T, 'so-t f
U. HARKLEY, Attorney-at-Law. Office
In llrowcr's building, snd story, rtooms 4 & i
1 ii uniiianw iii,,..ij..
. In Uartman's building, Main street.
DU. VM. M. REBEK, ftirgcon and Physi
cian, onico Market direct. Near depot.
T R. EVANS, M. D., Surgeon and rhyfi
t) clan, (Onico and Residence on Tblrd street
T B. McKELVY, M. D Surgeon and Pliy
tJ . slclan, north sldo Main street, below Market,
R. J. C. R UTTER,
PHYSICIAN A: SOHQEON,
onice, Nortu Mnrket street,
Oct. 1, '79.
I. L. KAI5B,
Main street, opposlto Episcopal Cliurcli, lllooms
tr- Teeth estractcd without pain,
oct. l, is;s.
T WILMOT CONNER, M. D., PHYSI
J..(!IANnnd .SUIKIISON. special attention t'lven
o tLu Diskases and pfFScrs of tho Kvk. Eak
Tiiiioat and HDHtiEuv In nil its varlovs branches.
iv Also carefully adjusts tho EYE with rnoi'KU
8 10 n. m.
IIouns a 1:30 p. m.
.78 p. in.
AVIllu iiImrri', I'a!
s attain nf. his old Manrt under KXCHAtJnn Iio
TKUnnd lias ni usual n KIltST-ci-Assi UAHlli:it
SHOP. Ilo resiiccttiillv sollells the patronage of
his oldcubtomer and of tho puullo generally.
W. H. HOUSE;
BLOOarSBURGCOL. 00. PA.
All styles of work dono In a supet lor manner, work
wan anted as represented. Tektii Hxtkact
kd without I'ain by tho uso of (ins, and
free of charge when nrlUKIal Ueth
onico Corner Main nud Iron Streets.
lo he open at all houri during the day.
Q M. DRINKER, GUN and LOCKSMITH.
hawing Machines and Machinery of all kinds to
dalred. Oi'KKA Hocsk Uulldlng, llloomtburg, I'a.
AVID LOWENBERG, Merchant Tailor
Main St., nbovo Central Hotol.
S. KUHN, dealer It. Meat, Tallow, etc.,
M. L. EYERLY,
collections promptly mado and remitted, -onico
Iff II. RIIAWN,
ATTORNE Y'-A t-l a w ,
Oftlco, corner of Third and Main Streets.
KIPSKSINTS TDK FnrjlWIKfl
AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANIES)
iijconilng of Muncy 1'eniu.vivanla.
ivl"? American of l'h-dolphla, l'a
Tanklln, of "
l ennsylvanla of "
yftrineni of York, l'a.
Hanover of Now York.
Manhattan of 11
t!,n.lcS.0S ,i'arltt't Bt"1 No, , uioomsburg, l'a,
J. K. BIXTEIIBEITDEH, Trtprleters.
fr l il. Itlln c.t I'MII.tlll'IMIII
fn bn jl,mlnnl brfitrn tin,,
;,"' for U. Ttil 1 1 iti "m,
m "'' ' i't" rM,if.irr,o.
All Mm-lhu. nrrnnt.,l for inf,.j
bmm hrwir lllu.lrildl ( ir.
cm ir .iid T-timril.il. Aililrma
tll.tlll.l:s (.1VIIOU Jt (.,
17 H. ttnlh St., I fc.Udjlj.tn, I,
A.-ft.' .Vnn'nl. SftTJoTMft'lc
'", ihMtuiirruvrroiui familv
Sti .; '.iW 'igii!ninto!i6n.3. istiiii
yrit- t.i.ti. 1 Miiirtrj rlm-EkiiU.
v mi1 1 1 tcAixi "..luif nut ui.u.
a Peter fricncJorson's
COJIDKiKD CATALCKlUn 01'
Will U Hailed free I fIt:A apitljbu
jic u r.
Ont TlTlirl-liileiitnl riroilitilfl In
wlileli o test our Vegetable nml
mill f.lt fll.Ai.aili.nlnn.1 f..M X.li. .it..
taiteoverinis u n re;i lu clus). uro
fil tlio Indent In Aiacrlcu.
HPETEB HENDERSON & CO.
35 Cortlamlt Sfrnat. New York.
B will itiiill .n copy f?i,t5i!iMEu W
ot my Jiew SJnelt, 4n'J'&jRa H
"MEDICAL COHiMON SDISE." M fffi S" ff" I
eeui hla nntno rnJ liott-oUco ailOrts, an J tTiJiut 3
In utamps to pay k ' '.
'tn Any otio rutTt-rin , v.-tth CONSTnn'TIOV.
ASTIlJlA. tlATAItlill, HOIIU T UtOAT.
ot Krutinluoi, nii l ili.iay In llioprovMcncool Uol.
tavornny mi fnl llvn. Arlilrtpn.
IIt. S. 11. YVOLl-r, 14 0 E!Oi i ll, I li.clunnll.ai
feb its 1-m
An OliliiiiitTi h il tti mi ilj-. 7,'. mt,rntlrf,nn
tui'l'lit'. , i nfllt'itl'-i-jitfirmti'ir ; e;,Hniniltr'
In virtue. Wu luivo liuuilreili nf TeUmimliiKciil.
Ic.tuil In tliu 1 itt 1 1 yenr, iii In,' iincliilvily tlure
( in riwij riiuil l l)r, IIiiIiIiIiimiii'k Win in
l)i lni r tn leiniiva the Winui (nil Mini, Jlot.ml,
.'i it, in;, iitul V'iijic), Hint Infi'-t the human t-jHiin.
I ViiinVmf'iiri I'm nml glvu tlicm tn their hiUViIhr
patleuK. 'Hi ic f' mi hiniilnitj vr immlcru nlmut llils
th'jrutulily lellnlilii ineillelue. Price, MM: per Imx.
A. w.hkiuiii d tu., wiiolcsaia Uru
Market ami Front Streets,
feb- It, 'sl-am
To Hcr-oas Sufferer: Tho Orcai European
pi:, .i. n. fiui'son's srKcn to sinnictNE.
Dr. .!. II. Sltnpien's Spcr Illo Mcdlclno Is a positive
cuio Tor oveiiMil; t f body or lirjln or c.vcess of uny
klnj.sucliai weakness und nil diseases rasultlng
from Nervous IMilllty, Irritablllty.Mentiil Anxiety,
languor, lassitude. Depression 01 Spirits nml func
tional dorangements of tho nuvons ostein ten-
ernl.v. I'nlns tn llin
luu-K ur Pine, iai'
ot .Memory, l'rctna
that lead ti
ronstnnt Ion. insani
ty A-linearly graie
or num. mi main I
how thattercd tin
system may 1)3 f roir
VXCVrbCS of n n
kind, a short course unit im uiclnu lil uiciu uiu
lost functions and prceuro healih and lmpplness
where betore was despondencv and gloom. 'J lie spe
clllc Medicine is being used with wondeiful success.
I'ninnhU'ts sent freo to all. Write for them and
get full rartilcu'nr.
Price, Specific $1.00 per package, or six packages
forjs.ie. Win be bent by mill on receipt of money.
Address all orders, .1. II. MMI'SuN's MEDICINE CO.
No. Vit and U 0 Main street, Ilutfalo, N. Y.
cnnisTiAN p. KNArr, uloomsiiuho, i-a,
HRITISH AMEliICA ASSUitANCE COMPANY.
OEIIM AN FIltEINSUIIANCH COMPANY.
NATIONAL KIKE INSURANCE COMPANY.
'i heso old cORroitATioNS nro wetl seasoned by ago
and hue tkstei) and have never yet had a loss bet
tied by any court of law. Their assets are all Invest
ed In soni) sr.ecumi.tand aro liable to tho hazard
ot kikk only.
lAiises I'Koairn.Y ana iiunkstly uujuMeu nnu paia
as soon as determined by Cuhistun p. KNArr, bpko-
At AOESTAND AIUKSTFUliLOOMSEURO, l'A.
The people of Columbia county should patronize
tho aconcv whero losses If any aro settled and paid
by one of their own citizens.
outllt furnished free, with full instruc
tions ror conducting no most, prontawo
business that any ono can cngago In.
Hio business Is bo easy to learn, and our
Instructions nro so simple anil plain, that any ono
can miiko great protlts from ttc very start. No ono
can fall who Is willing to work, Women nro as suc
resslul ns men. Hoys and girls can earn largo sums.
Many havo mado at tlio business over ono liuudrcd
dollars In a slnglo week. Nothing llko It ever known
before. All who cngago nrosurprlsed ntthoeaso
and lapldlty with which they nro ablo to make
money. You can engage In this business during
your bpare tlniont gn at prollt. You do not havo to
invest capital In It. Wo take all tho risk. Tho30who
need ready mones-, bhould wrlto to us at once. All
furnished tree. Address Tkue Co.,AugusU,Malno
oct. 16' 'so-ly
B. F. SHARPLESS,
Cor. Centre and Hall lload Kts., near L. & 1). Derot.
Lowest Prices will not b: undersold.
Manufacturer ot MINE CAll WHEELS, coal Urcak
er and llrldgo Castings, Water 1'lpcs, Stoves, Tin
ware, now?, I HON 1'BNCE, and all kiwis ot Iron and
Tho trlglnal Montroso, Iron beam, right hand,
left hnnil, and flilo hill Plows, tho best In tho mark
et, nnd all kinds of plow repairs.
Cook Stoves, Itoom Stoves, and Stoves for heating
stores, Khoolhouso3, churches, ic. Also tho larg
est stock of repairs for city stoves, vholesalo nnd
retail, such ns Klro ilrlek.drntes, Cross l'leccs, Mds
c. Ac, Slovo l'lpe, cook Hollers, skllllts, cake
llates, large Iron Kettles, t,!0 gallons to s barrels)
Farm Hells, Sled Soles, Wagon lioxes,
"Allontown Bono Mannro"
PIASTl'.lt, SALT.&C., AC.
Jan 9, 'bO-iy
C- IE. SAVAGE,
All kinds of Watches, clods nnd Jewelry neat
y repaired and warranted,
may IT, 'la-tf
M, C. SLOAN & BRO.
Carriages, Baggies, Phaoton3, Sloigha,
I'LATFOHM WAOONS, A.o.
l'lr3t-cUs3 work alwaya cu hand.
HEPAIKINtl NEATLY DONE,
I'TlcfiB reduced to suit tho time?.
LATEST STYLES OP
At tlio 'COLUMBIAN OFFICE.'
a His m
LL IT CURE
nam a man whon woshogoio counteninco and
broken dowa constitution slnwisd traces otdljoaio
-a surrcror with Nervoin Dvspopsla,ln whoso sum
nclt tlio most dollcata moracl lav llko ln.l. lti.fresh.
Ing sleep nnd quiet norvoi worn strangers to him,
nnd he il Mptr6d of over bulnf well. Wo alvUol
him lo talo
SIMMONS' LIVER REGULATOR
which ho did, nml Inn short llmo was not oniyrj
nuvea out cured,
iioadorj It you aro suffering with Iirsnemla or Llv
or Discaso In any form da not wait until tho disease
nas taken n fast hold upsn you, but use tho ltcgula
tor whon Hit symntonn ilr.it sluw tlinmvivm. it
lias relieved untold surferini. SIMMONS' l.lVl.Mt
ltKOlTiAToy inot nn nlchohollc sllmulanl, but ft
rurely Vogotablo Romcfly
mat win euro when ever thing else falls. It Is a
faultless family medicine. Doca notdlsannngetlin
njaiem. is no violent drastlo purge, but nature's
own remedy. 1 ho friend of everyone, and will not
disappoint you. A slnglo trial will convince you
uiae ii is cneap.'st, purest and best Tamtly Med.
-iiiu iii win )urin,
ASK tho recovered dyspeptics,
bilious sulTererj, vlcllnuof focr
nnd ague, tlio mercurl.il diseased
pai lent ho ,v thoy recovered their
health, cheerful spit lis and good
nppclltc-they will tell you by ta
king Simmons' Liver Kcgulator.
ASK YOClt DlltKilllST Foil
Original and genuine, prepnicd only by
.1. II. ZCII.l.N ,V CO.,
April 16, 'bO ly.
'l'iol'iiri'hti.ii.l liit .ilnllrini'i ii r Mink'.
o Pmblniilivi c! Hops, Rtichu, Mnn
drrikuo iul tnneiclion, ttii "ii iik uml
liiu.tctturnlltul U'lHtUu nf Ml ..llur lliturn,
makpuwilioKrcnioitniootl l-iirlf1r, I.Ivor
Rcau l liter, mil laroiuul ln&iia luuwruii;
No rttwiua c VftniiniFllityl-iTif; rxM wlicroITop
l)lltcrnro utV isljmvar.Laui.J K'n'cct kiulliilr
iicy cits iss 11 y I! fl t i is) 0 1 it l Mra.
laallHhuio o4nUl'')'nti1tacl,i''0 irri'jrulart'
trutthutiuvMlrrll urinary oniftrn, or wlm tw
qui an Ain.ii&rk Tonlo nii'lmiMMtmulint,
u.iiuiitieriirouital 'O'i'iir'itnaui ir.tox
.'uiH!it;eriTifltyu..trrn,Xnlln!fl or rvmrtrma
4H) uli.-iUhaiUuii""rnilVl'CUl iJllrti) linn Tjlt-
Icrn. iMVUmltil' l.y .oAie tl-x but tf yuti
only fn 1 bait r l.ii-. ir.ll- A"tiicm r.t once.
II11117 iirllff :t lu iltvcil liunilruJi.
CSOOnlllba.aMforaciyi'O th;- will tint
Imuran,!, j , not Milti i .a-'" ' iourriii'hilj
ir rl ..i i. p.iiilurun t ,ii,l,u !IoU Q
Iti'tin iT-'it,llnn llittrrs f" l'o'V 'l-'i drurtre-l
(Irai.Ui'ti .. ' t . .1111 lull tin ra- .t s - fi ti J licit
Mnii .m it . am .i'u "!v,.ir,!is'(f:unu
iiint Hers- .-i:i 1 1 rsu or ri.n.it -n.-
I IinuM !,.' I. .1 i it I' . 11. I i,r-,rfX FiilFW'
Il 1- I I . 1 i ..i.l ill l.nroi it . W SitAV
i1 r. . - .ii -1 1 1'ni i ' 1 1 !T-ii".'tt . . c
H I iriii iili iln - ,ii -t1 cti,.nt. i,ti'i..i',
h I i !'-. 'IUlI I i.."1 ti. (.,.
Ij I 1 1 inniiii- ii n ) u.t. n:. i'u.,
rl i . . . i o,
i I H'Ulf
July ir., 'so if
kSTATE OF JOHN (IDl.t IVKK, llECKA.fnn.
TllO UnilorslL'ned All-iltnr nnnnlnt.n,l lifllinflr.
phans' Court nf COluinlila co.Jto make distribution of
the balance In the lianas or .Tamos (liillHer, ad
ministrator of tho HAM d3Ced"iit to tho par
thM legally entitled to veeelvo tlm s.nnu.
will meet tho parties Interested In said estate nt
his olllco In the Town of 1I1ooiii-,1mii l- in R.iiiininn.
ty, onsaturdiy, tho 5ilth d iyor Miruli, A. !., lssi,
nt ten o'cloek n. m , of sold day, when nnd where all
lartles interested In said o.tato must attend or be
ureter ueu.irrcu ironi any snaro or bald lunu,
feb. !5, 'SMw
KSTATK 01' A11AJI BELLAS, IlKCmSED.
Tho undersigned Auditor appointed by tho Or
phans' court or Columbia county to makedlstilbu
llon of tuo fund In the hands of the executors of Ad
am Hellas, deceased, as fhown by their second and
partial account, to and nmorg Iho povtttsentltled
(hereto, will sit at his olllco In iiloomsburg on Sat
urday tho i!0tn el iy of March, issi.a! ten o'clock In
the forenoon to perform tho duties ot his nipolnt.
inent, when and where all persons having any
claim upon said fund will appear anil pioic tho
same or bo debarred from reeelilng any share
JOHN M. CLAIIK,
fob. 23 'al-Jw Auditor.
L3TATE OK IJESRY KIKflSBDRY, DECEASED.
Tho undersigned Auditor appointed by tho Or
phans' court of Columbia eountv, to mako distribu
tion of the funds In tho hancN of (ieo. A. Doty.ad
mlnlstrator, A-c. of Henry Kingsbury, deceased, as
shown by his final account, to nnd among tho par
ties entitled thereto, will sit at his onico In lllooms
burg on Tuesday tho Will day of March 'SSI, at ten
o'clock In tho forenoon to perform tho duties of his
appointment, when and where nil persons having
cl.ilnu ajaln.it said estate will appear and provo
tbosamnor bo forever debarred fruinany sharo of
C. II. I1KOCKWAY,
fob. 55-lw Auditor.
ESTATE OFRKOME EESSLEII, DECKASKD,
Tho undei signed auditor nppolntrd by tho Or
phans' Court ot Columbl i to iiinkil illstnuutlon of
the mod In hands ot Uimles Kessler. adinlnistr.itor
ofsaldik'ierieiittoandamoiiL' tho parties entitled
thereto, hereby gUes notice that ho will sit In tho
discharge ot the duties of his appointment nt his
ollleu in the town of llloomsbuig on Saturday.
March W.lh, ISsi, at ten o'clock In lho forenoon ot
said day at which time nnd plneo nil peisons In
toiested In said fund nro reiiulred tn ntteud or bo
forever debarred from any share ot the same.
feb, sstli, Sl-lw Auditor
ESTUK Ol'KI.lZlllETlt ROBERTS, DECEASED.
Tho un'lerslgred auditor nppoluled by Ihn Or
phans' Court ut co:umb.n county, lo make dbtrliui
lion of Ihn lulanea In tun hands of tliu ruliulnlatiM
tor of bald decedent, to and among tlm parlli-s enti
tled tlieielu, will bit nt hli ofllen In lllomnsburgon
Sitiiidnv April Hi, litl at ten o'clock In the forenoon
of said day, when and when) all persunslntermted
are rriiiicsit'ii iu pirtrue iiieii eiuiins upop H.1111
fund or be forever
vo iorever ui
iebarred from n tliaro thcieot.
l'AUL K. WIIIT,
ESTATE nr (lEOllOE UEISWICK, dece ISEP.
Tho undersigned nudllnr appointed .by tho ( r
pli.ins' court of OulumUi county toiouko dlstriliu
lion of lho tunes lu the hands of David Lowenberg,
alinlnlstrator of said decedent, to nml iiluong lho
pontes entitled theieto, hereby glvcsnotlcutli.it ho
will bit In IlioilK'lnrg.) of tliodullt'S of his appoint
ment at his onico In thu town of liloomMjiirg on
WulnoMliv thecthdayof April. A, D,lisi,at ten
o'clock In tho forenoon of wild diy, at which time
and place ail persons Inlcrcbtcd in told fundaio
reiiulred 10 allend or bo foiever debarred frcm any
I,. S. WINTHIiSTKF.N,
march t-lw Auultor,
tSTATK 01' I'HANKMN C11EVELIN0, A LUNATIC.
Tlio iiiiderhtgDcd auditor appointed by tho court
ot Common 1 1 -as of Columt 1.1 cu. t J muko distribu
tion of tlm balance In tho hands of miiiiiicI ('reveling,
t'oinmltteo rf siitilluniillo us per his account cou
llrined, to nnd among tho parties entitled thereto,
u 111 sit nthis onico lu liloomsbuig on rrld.iy.tiiu IM11
day of April, Is-il, lo perform tin) duties of his np
pnlntment, when nml whero all persons having
I'lnlms against said i slnto will appear and provo
the h.irnu or bo debarred from any bhare thereof.
march is iw Auditor.
UDITOR'S NO'I ICE,
EbTATE 01' ISAAC HlOENllfcrl, PFCEABEP.
Tho undersljned auditor np)0lnted by tho Or
phiiis' couit.01 Columbia county, lu ellstrlbutobal
unce In hands tf tho exeeutorot Ibaac llHgenbuch,
deceased, to and iiinong tliopartlea entitled thero
to, will sit. at tho olllco of U. Ii. Ikelei'ln tho town of
lllooiiuburg, on hoimilay.llio Becotid dav of April
A, 1)., lssp ut ten o'clock In lho forenoon to perfunn
lho dutli'H t f his appointment, when mid where nil
persons lining my claims upon bald fund will ap
pear und provo llm bamn or bo debarred from re
celling any bliaru thereof,
C, C. I'LWCOOK,
feb. WW Auditor.
rtmongtlio records and proceedings of tliu Or
phans' Com tin nnd for bald county 11 Islnurulln
i hits contained.
In lUoesiatoof Mary Jlcmley, dceeaicd.
And now Fibru.iry Ulli. lsi, on motion or a.
Itiiotr nud agreement of couniol, nuy .laonbv.
hnj . Is nppolnted Auditor to dlMrlbute bnlancii In
I1.1D1W of btepheii Hill, iidininMiator, by hlslltit
ueouut among paitlc.1 tutltled thereto.
Wttllledfromtho records. "vt.
.. .., WM. KI1ICKI1A1IM,
In pitrEuanee of tho foregoing appointment tho
Vi" 1.ln' '"'.'"FK 0,1 TW'fclay t'i" Ifth day of
April 1-81. nt l i o'eloek 11. in., ot which tlmnund
i.lueo hoy are hereby nolllli d tn appear or Ikj ele
bulled Hum coming luoa nald fund. 'v
.amsm untMnnrtn m
BLOOMSBUIIG, PA., FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 1881.
Ho gave me n knlfo ono day nt school,
Four -Hided, tho handlo of pcarl
And groat black wordi cn the wrapper said
'For tin riatllngest little girl,"
lwasglad! Oli,)os, yetthecrlmsiii M)od
To my young cheeks enmu nnd went,
And my hea-t thumped wondrously plt-n-pat,
Hut 1 didn't know what It meant.
ono night ho B.ild I must Jump on tho tied,
l'or.tho snow was falling fast;
I was halt afraid . but ho coaxed and coaxed
And ho got mo on nl last.
Laughing nnd chatting In merry glee,
To my home lilt couiso lie benti
My sisters looked at each other rtidsmilcd,
Hut I dl Jn't know whit it meant.
Ten years rasscd 01. and liny touched lih cya
With n Hindow of deeper blue;
They gave to hii f jrm 11 mrtr.lier grace
2 To Ills cnoek n-BWarlhler hue.
Wostood by thodreimllyrlppltng brook,
Whon the day was nlmoit spent,
His whisper.) wero soft ns tho lullibyi
And-now I know what It meant.
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01:, i.ovr. Tiiiioiuiit a knot 1101.1:.
Madison avcimo and Fifth nvcnuo aro
lini'iillcl tho liouwH on 0110 sitlo abut
tin;,' with their back yard:! upon the
lioiHi'.s of tlio oilier: for even lialatinl
iiiaiisions with brown stono fronts, liavu
men- hack yards, whero inistoeiralio chil
dren arc permitted to lilav.
homo twenty or 111010 veant ami the
nc"iio 01 nits irtio story oieiis,ui llieliaek
yard.s of two elegant "homes thus situa
ted. One morniii'' a line, itianlv bov of
1L was 011 one side.and a bountiful little
curly-haired darlintr, say (i yeitM old, on
thi'other side of ahi'rli.close.boai'd fence.
Tlio bov was Ivint a tin can to the tail
of a slru'!'liiii' Maltese cat. that had
clambered over lho dividing feneu1, and
the prl with Hushed face and snapping,
aiis'ry eyes, was looltiii'' throili'li llii-
knot-hole. It was lier cat.
As soon as our little lady had fairly
taken in the situation sho called thronih
tho feneo with her pouting lips to tho
Iiolo : "I say you boy, havo you seen my
"ISo, ho replied.
''Voit aro a nasly, bad boy, and tell
stories; you havo got my kitty, and if
you don't give her'baek to 1110 I'll build
1 tiro and burn your play-hottso down.
This was not an idlo threat, for our
youngster on tlio J iltli avenue side had
play-house, supplied with toys and
curios and playthings provided by his
rich father and indulgent mother as an
inducement for their only and petted
child not to mingle with thu vulgar play
mates of tho street.
"I say, who aro you?" asked tho boy.
"Never mind tjive 1110 my kilty."
"I will if you will kiss mo."
"Kiss you throuirh tho fence?" andshc
laughed a silvery rippling laugh.
"Well, give me my kitty lirst.
"No, give 1110 the kiss first."
"AVill you givo 1110 my kitty then?"
"Well, put your mouth to the hole."
And to thoholo he placed his face and
received tho smack of a sounding kiss.
"There, now givo 1110 my kitty."
Ho did so. Tho bttlo thiiig,serambling
over tho fence, was soon safe in the arms
of its little mistress. Sho kissed it again
and again, while tho boy looked 011. "
'I say, it's nasty to kiss a cat."
"A cat is not so nasty as a great,nasty
"Ves, it is or I played a joko 011 you,
for you kissed mo on my nose."
"Only I didn't for I didn't kiss you at
all. I spit on my lingers and rubbed them
on your nose, and then smacked my lips
didn't 1 kitty?" Again she laughed with
a loud and merry laugh.
Tho boy turned away with an angry
llush, threatening to "get even."
Tho children, whose silly episode we
described in our last chapter, grew up
children usually do. .Miss Lillian was
sent to school, passing her bread and
butter days at Vassar, growing up to be
come, a saucy beauty of spoiled 1 J). Our
hero oCtho cat had graduated and stud
ied his profession and travelled in Eu
rope, and was sowing his father's money
as young men who have no knowledge
of tho trouble of money getting aro apt.
to do. From liiuo to time she from
school and ho from college, she from her
and he fi out his Kurnpean tour had
visited their respective homes in their
respective avenues; but, had never met.
Nor did lho now widowed mother of the
fair Lillian know even the names of lho
family of Von Dameiibergs whose only
son Nicholas had had his nose spit upon
through the knot hole of the division
fence. Vcars went llying by. To young
people yews lly.but arc long, to old peo
ple years drag, but. are short. These
young folks were killing time. Lillian
was drifting about tho'woild with her
gentle, epiiel mother, who found' it an
easier life to be dragged about by her
impel ions daughter than to remain at
homo with her. Niek was abroad 011
his own hook; sometimes yaehtinganiong
among tho liords of Norway, and some
times shooting 011 the plains of upper
Montana. At last both parties met at tho Cali
fornia tieysers. Nicholas VoiiDanieu
berg, with two companions in shooting
jaekcts.hatl arrived from a "scoot around
Clear Lake." Thoy had arrived, guns
iu hand, in advance of their luggago.iind
as yet had not registered. Mrs. Mar
garet Mercer and hei daughter, Miss Lil
lian Mercer, wero established guests.
Tho Geyscis aro famous for aids to
complexion. If tho Mercers had visited
for any such purpose as improving theirs
it must have been for tho brown nnd
quiet mother and not for tho blooming
iiiuid. As for Nick and his comrades,
they wero black and tanned and burned
iiikI browned beyond tho immediate relief
of any of nature's cosmetics.
Tlio hero and heroine of this our littlo
lovo story met upon tlio piuzj.a she,
sweeping along iu the peculiarly queenly
and regal majesty of a 10 year old girl,
with good clothes.a beautiful ligure.juet
ty face, plenty of money, and conscious
ness of good birth, good education, good
maimers, and an assured position iu tho
best society! Niek, with his shooting
jacket, bare head mid brown Jaee, was
jircparing to clean his gun, and, being
Heart wnoic, lauoy lice, nml quite inde
pendent iu his mode of lifo nnd maimer
of thought, was just, tho least degree
careless iiuout, ins deportment. Ilo saw
our beauty Bweepinir down inion him.
and, by a sort of iiihpiiatioii.dimicd that
sue was tlio saiuo littlo girl, grown up,
w. w w. uu j HMXtarr'-1 n h iIum i Hum it m
who had kis?ed, or who had not kissed,
his nose through the fence, when ho had
endeavored to bell her cat with a tin can
in us tail.
As sho came
down tiimii him, sho
"Aro you 0110 of the servants?"
"I am your servant, Miss if you please
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11 iiiii, e-.iii i uei iur yotlf
"I mean do voiibclniit' to this Iu.msi.1"
"Ves, I am the out-door man sort of
guide ( I take parlies Ihhing and pic-nie-
uiy in uio woonsj 1 (invo tho phaeton
for ladles who are too timid "todiivo them.
selves,and I sometimes go out with ladies
"What is your name, please?"
iSick Von IJam. at your service. Miss
Is there anything I can do for you?"
"Ves, I want a man to do just the
things you mention to escort my mother
and myself, whilo we stay hcre.to all the
places about. ISutl want you altogether
that is.wo want your cxelusivo service
it you can arrange it.
Oh, certainly; I can fix it, with Mr.
Foster, tho proprietor, and then I will
devote myself to you alone 'exclu
sively.'" .Miss Lillian blushed slighlly,aii(T said:
"My mother will couiDonsate von if von
And ho answered: "I assure vou,Miss,
I will be to you very faithful." "
Again sho blushed, and said that sho
would seo her mother.
lo put up the consniracv tiiion this
girl and her mother and somehow to get
even with her for spitting on his nose,
had become a full grown scheme. It
was easily arrantred with Dromielor Fos
ter, and with his comrade when ho as
sured them il was only for a lark, and
that these people were onco his New
Vork nci''hbors over the fence.
Thus was lho acdiiaintauce renewed.
Hid Nicholas von DaiiR'nbcr''. Esonii'e.
became llicjhiivd sorvant, guide and val
et do place ol Mrs. Mercer and her daiigh
So long as the parties remained at the
(leysers, Nick yon Dam, as he was des
ignated, was subject to all sorln of jokes
111 turn lor the practical 0110 ho was
playing upon thu Mercer ladies, mere el
"Will you allow your servant to or
der up my horse. Miss Mercer?" said one
of the young gentlemen to heron ono
"Oh. certainly!" she replied: "Nicholas
will you bo kind enough to order up tho
. ..ii .. 1 11 1
i-iuii-niau n ueirse.
Tlio gentleman's horse camo tin. but
with a burr so deftly arranged under the
ittlello that, upon lnountmg.tho "gentle
man was tossed over tho horse s head.
During tho week Nicholas who had
mado terms for liidoliniteeinploymcnl at
'sixty dollars a month and found, made
himself useful in numberless wavs es-
oi tingtho ladies, while ridintr. danciiiL'
and pic-nicing; doing camp duty; cutting
bail and baiting the hook for Miss Lillian
to fish; carrying her easel and camp slool
over tho hills to romantic glens; holding
tho sun shade whilo sho sketched; some
times with the mother, 011 lonely hill
sides, and sometimes alone with the
laughter, in sight of tho house or
lienever he and Lillian were alone
togethef ho addressed his fair compan
ion with tho studied courtesy of tho well
bred gentleman. His languago was
thou of the choicest, his remark finish
ed; ho talked of books and art and mu
sic. Once ho surprised her by takintr
the brush from her hand, to explain by
his practised touch a suggestion of per-
peciivc. w hencver they wero in tho
presence of the mother, or of any third
person, ho dropped strangely into bad
grammar, spoko iu German patois, look
ed lho clown, and acted the man of-all-
work that he affected to be. When alone
sho called him lamiliaiiy "Nicholas"
mil, on one or two occasions, "Niek."
In the presence of strangers "Nicholas"
became ".Air. von Bam." To Lillian ho
explained that ho had been servant
to a gentleman in tho University of Ilei
dleberg, and there, iu association with
student life, ho had had tho opportunity
of instructions iu art, and especially in
music. That at the beer halls ho was
permitted, with pipes and lugcr, to in
dulge in song and chorus with lho stu
dents. Leaving tho valley of the Geysers, lho
.Mercer parly made the grand round of
California sights with tlio over faithful
and intelligent valet, tho always respect
ful and handy Niek von Dam, They
Kited the Voseinite, that grand chasm
reft iu the .Sierra, with its matchless
locks and siloib'il va'crfahs: the
beautiful Lake Taboo, up among the
primeval forests of line, a splendid sheet
of crystal water, mirroring blue skies
and circled by grand old forests that
showed tho pebbled maigiii of fabulous
depths. Together they'hail idled upon
our ocean shores, tho pebbled beach at
l'escadera and tho pine shaded trees of
Monterey. Together they had travelled
through California's semi-tropical South,
amid its vineyards and its orchards of
orange, lemon and olive. For her ho
had plucked the red clusters of pome
granite, and once, when her hands had
been occupied, ho had modestly placed
tho iloweis in her golden hair, above her
glowing face, rosy with tho Hush that
had periuitted'such liberty from tho baud
of a menial, nnd which, for a day, en
tailed upon our friend Nick tho severest
dignity, to mako him feel that ho was a
Bei vaut.earniiig sixty dollars a month and
In Juno tho party had gone down from
han J.uis Obispo to sketch tho "Moro
a solitary rock upon tho shoto, standing
out wuero 1110 waves washed its base.
1 ho horses had been detached from tho
carriage, Mrs. Mercer disposed of iu a
swinging hammock within a shady wil
low group, easel and camp stool nicely
arranged, and Miss Lillian hard at work
with brush and color. Nick, his labors
over, had thrown himself carelessly at
tho artist's feet. Nick was beginning
1,. .i. ti i.:.t.if !.. i t.i. .i..5i ,P
tn in, inn, iiiin.-iiui 111 mi u iviiu tnu iieuim
ful girl. His original threat of "getting
even" for her kissing his noso with lier
wet lingers had resolved itself into a de
termination to marry her. At tho same
tiuio ho clung to tho romantic idea of
making tlio promt beauty falling in lovo
with tlio poor Nick von bam, and ho ro-
solved lo conquer her in his present dis
guise. He had thrown himself upon lho grass
nt her feet. "Don't vou think. Miss"
for ho had never yet dared to calj her
Miss Lillian "don't you think that if
you turned your iiaeu upon tliatlono red
rock of tho Morn, with its waste of d.it-k
waters beyond, you could Und a more
iuteieslitig picture ? Look Inland toward
tho Coast Hango and ncross tho broad
mesa to tho (erraces and plateaus, the
vaiieys ami hillsides, 1 wonder how
theso tomieo formations so noticeable
Oil this coast occurred. Glneinl net inn
doubtless, away back in the irloomv and
mysterious past,when tho great ice sheet
tiiaiicioiiicd our continent, nnd tho great
ice-bcllthat locked our ocean shores huts
embrace, moved downward to tho sea
and houthward. impel cd bv tho ii resis
table forces, sculpturing tho rocky coast
barrioivuid planing off tho irregular hills
to invei mesas.
Lillian had suspended her work, nnd
looked down upon tho splendid innnlv
form that lay at her feet. Ilo was looking
out upon tho wide sen dreaming, but
(iiuiuiiiiig an intellectual dream; look
ing back, back to when lho conti
iient was moro than primeval when
it was ch aos before it. was clothed iu
the grand old forests, glimpses of which
ho caught upon the Coast liange, before
grassy lawns camo down to be kissed with
tho warm sea waves.
"f wonder how this lono rock escaped
tho embrace of the glacial monster I
beg your pardon, Miss; is thero any ser
vice I can render you? I think your moth-
ni' a olnntiit, r "
-. ... n.vt, .iiiij.
"Accident I suppose," she answered.
"I sometimes wonder, Miss Mercer, if
mere is any such thing as accident iu
the world. I wonder if every thing is
not ordained from tho bcifinnintr. Tliern
can bo 110 accident allowed iu the mater
ial universe. KvervthitiL' must movo in
accordanco with somo plan. If 0110 of
tho heavenly bodies should, bv aeeidnni.
slip out of ns place, it would play havoc
with the balance of creation. I do not
believe in accidents. It is said inarria"es
even, arc made 111 heaven "
And." interrupted Lillian. "If such
slight and unimportant events aro prear
ranged by a divine mcthod.you think all
moro serious ones should belikowiso pro
'!l did not say so. I do not think so.
I regard marriage as man's most serious
act. When wo marry our destiny is east,
out fato is fixed for ever for 'life for
Lillian turned her great, luminous eyes
upon the now creel form and said,with a
laugh a hollow, mocking, taunting
laugh: "Vou dream of some frauleiii, at
work iu a vineyard on tho liliine."
"I dream, Miss Mercer,of a proud and
beautiful girl I love, gifted, well-born
and in-oiid, rich and arrogant because
she is well-born. She was my neighbor
when wo were children and if "wo are not
friends, companions and child lovers, it
was because wc were separated by a cru
el b arrior. Sho would lovo 1110 if sho
dared. Sho knows I am her equal in
everything but liamo: She knows, that
in my love for her, I would fling myself
into tho sea from apex of yonder rock.
She knows that I am poor.but sho is not
mercenary f.ud would not caro for that.
It is this "devilish pride of family; and
yet her family was,soino generations ago
110 better than mine. A great business
glacier might havo wounded my ances
tors, and tlio family bears the scars and
scams; while she, like tho Moro, escaped
and now stands up so proudly; and so
she would scorn me. Ves, ah yes I be
lieve in accidents."
"And have you told her you lovo her?"
"I never dared.
"Then you aro a coward, and perhaps
well-as this does not concern me, I think
wo had better call mamma and return.
Will you bo kind enough to attach the
horses, Mr. von Dam."
"Vou will excuse me, Miss Mercer; I
was presumptuos to tell you my story. I
will drive the carriage hero and take in
yourself and easel -as soon as I have my
AVhilo ho was gone our Lillian solilo
quized,all alono with tho sea and its sob
bing waves, as they broko against tho
rock of tlio Moro, and then came rip
pling to her feet: "Oh! what a foollam!
what an arrant, blundering fool ami!
And so )io loves another; and I oh ! I
could whip myself 1 I thought he loved
tuCjUiid I thought him pre.siiinpttious.and
was lighting fi'uiiinmy heart! llailjitbeen
me, and ho had proposed to me. how I
would havo wounded him tho servant.
nd now I seo 1uh picsuinption. "Why
does ho tell mo his stupid lovo tale? Somo
fat frauleiii of a German baroness in a
ruined castle, I suppose; somo family
with a name soinoproiid,uiiprouiiceablo
name. And yet ho has not been rejec
ted by this German woman that's not
in tlio way at least."
Now this girl know that owav down
in her heart she loved this man servant
of her mother's. Sho knew that in every
intellectual finality ho was her superior.
Ho was to her 111010 handionie than any
other man. The acquaintance of camp,
travel and daily intercourse, like theirs
had been, discloses more of real charac
ter than years of conventional lite. Sho
knew that he was tho eimul of any man.
And yet, when sho thought beloved her
and was planing how to capture her, she
had determined to morlily mid humiliate
him, reject hini.tcaeh him a lesson, How
dare he? Now it turns out that ho loved
another. Sho felt tho humiliation and
determined that sho was nngrv because
ho had told her. What was it to her
whom ho loved, or how his wooing thri
ved? And then thero camo across her
just tho glimmer of regret sho wished
bo had not told her, and sho began to
pity him. When ho drove up with the
carriagcaiid so strong and linn lilted
her mother and herself into tho carriage,
arranged tho wraps so gcntly.and looked
so snd, poor fellow, sho pitied him the
moro.and found in lier heart a soft place
lor poor isick von JJam,
J hey rodo back to tho hotel at Sail
Luis Obispo 111 silence. Ihitwhen moth
er and daughter had entered their rooms
and closed tho door.Lillian's anger burst
lorth. I.iko all persons who nro angry
Willi themselves, she found it necessary
to pour forth her tido of passion upon
somo ono else. This time it was her trood
and patient, simplo minded, unobservant
mother, who caught the hiirricanoof her
wrath. In tho whirlwind of her meo
hercnt words, hnr poor, iaioecnl mother
caught tho idea that, somehow, Nicholas
had oiiendcd her proud e aucr iter bv uro
posing lovo to her, nud tho good lady
was jiisty indignant.
"Oh, mother, mother, vou poor. dear.
Minple, foolish mother! you aro just too
innocent to live. Ho did not proposo to
me; howillnot; I wish ho would but'ho is
in lovo with another. I am a born fool.
and it Is all your fault, mother. I am in
lovo with him, and you must send him
pacKing neioro 1 mako an idiot of my
Lillian, my daughter, aro you crazy?
Iinlovo with a servant?"
"log, mother, crazy crazy ns a hum
no. rv, as you havo no coiivch cut nsv
uni for me, send this servnnt about his
pusiiiess. i no not want to meet him
THE COLUMBIAN, VOL. XV. NO. 12
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again. For n hundred worlds I would
not havo him know. Send him away to
day, mother dear," and tho proud girl
Kissed ner mother and withdrew to her
room for tears all by herself.
Tlio nicest possible thing iu tlio world
for a girl in lovo is to have a nice cry.
Lillian experienced tho benefit, nnd nfter
an hour or two, camo out of lier room
looking like a rose.
As sho joined her mother that patient
lady said: "I havo tried to send him
away, Lillian dear, but ho is entitled to
a month's wages or notice, so I told him
ho might remain till wc went lo San
Francisco, and then I would pay him
off. I don't seo how wo can get along
without him, darling."
"Nor i;" said Lillian. "Well, dear
mother, we shall leave in a day or two,
and 1 will suppress myself and endure
him for that tunc."
Just how it was brought about is not.
necessary lo this narrative, but the same
evening Nick was driving Miss Lilian
through tho olivo grovoiu an open phic
ton. Nick had reached lho darkest snot
of tho grove when ho sprang from lho
carriage, tied lho horse, and turned
fiercely upon lho now pale and trembling
''And so, Miss Mercer, vou endeav
ored to have your mother discharge inc.
Havo I not been a good servant J "Havo
I not been faithful? Have I not been
respectful? And now because I told
you my love you dnvo 1110 away. Do
you know that I am saving every dollar,
that I may yet win this lady that 1
dream of a cottage home, and vines and
fruits, in this charming land, and that
you, and you alone, nro the. one to do
stroy this dream?"
nd why did vou tell 1110 of vour
love? What is vour dream of lovo to
me?" answered tho now defiant girl.
What right had vou to mako 1110 the con
fidant of your story?"
"because Hove youl And vou charged
1110 with being a coward, iu not daiiiijr
to tell tho proud beauty of my love.
Ves, I lovo you Lillian .Mercer, and in
everything except, wealth and birth I
am your equal. In lovo I am your slave.
I tell you this hero and alone, "whero vou
cannot lly from me; cannot turn in scorn
upon me. I toll you mv lovo here, whero
you aro compelled to hear it; and now I
releaso you. I drive you home; to-mor
row I leave you. I shall never seo you
again. And and oh, Lillian, may I
say to you that I think I am worthy of
youi 1 would mako you proud ot 1110
even among your own proud acquaint
ances. Vou need not marry mo now,
but in after years when I have accotn
ihshed something. 1 oil shall advise and
iclp me. Lovo me, and then I shall suc
Slowly Nick withdrew. Slowly ho
untied his horse. Humbly and silently
ho look nt) his reins and resumed his seat.
Silently thoy turned homeward. The
horses went at a walk. In tho narrowest
part of tho lane, 111 the darkest pait of
tho grove just as a cloud camo over
the moor tlio Bwect and gracious Lillian
reached hernrm around the nec of Nie'k
on Dam, and kissed him fairly and
squarely on tho lips. Tho horses stopp
ed; horses always do; il is horse sense.
"Was it you that kissed me, Miss Mer
"Ves, Mr. Von Dam," meekly answer
"And aro you sure Lillian, that vou
did not just spit 011 your linger, touch
my nose, and givo a smack."
Ionian turned lier arcat round eves
full upon Mr. Von Dam; tho great moon
turned on its full light: moons al
"Arc you sure?" said Nick'-nuito sure?
I was fooled in that wav onco bv a
"And you ?"
"Ves, thank you, Miss Mercer: I am
Nicholas von Dainenbcrg, your neigh
bor on tho other side of the "fence; upon
wuoso noso you put your wet linger;
kissing for a cat. I told you then I
would get even; and now let me bo sure
the kiss was genuine by your repeat
I hey are married now.
lllatkbcrrii's ami ltasilierries,
Tlicso aro gelling to bo a general and
profitable crop lo raiso for market, and
our Jarmers, and those who only have a
lew acres ot land lo grow them on, aro
beginning to understand tho raising of
them iu tho way that money can bo
inado quite thoroughly. Thero is noth
ing pleases us moro 111 passing through
our markets than tho display of these
units, ns well as other small mots that
aro now so abundantly finding their way
into our great city marts. It is true that
tho choicest kinds aro not always the
most profitable, becauso they aro tlio
most diihcult to produco on tho ground
that thoy require winter protection; but
then moneyed people with whom our city
abounds, never object to paving whatev
er may bo tho ruling prico for choieo
truit or products ot any kind.
0 doubt it tho blackberry is grown
to ns groat an extent now as it was ten
years ago; tho reason ot which may bo
mat, 11 is attention wit 11 moro labor, and
labor, too, of not a very pleasant kind,
irom the many long, sharp thorns with
which tho bush is armed. Itaspberries.
on tho other hand, havo little objections
.1.!, 1 . .
on iiies score, aim are, in 11 great, many
respects, much easier to cultivate. A
peek of tho latter, too, can be gathered
10 a quart ot tho blackberry. With n
blackberry, it is almost next to impossi
bio to select tho npo ones; and unless
they aro ripe, the fruit is anything but
palatable, hull, it can bo raised and
marketed with profit, as it is a great fa
vorite with juany, who will pay almost
any prico lor it; moreover thero is scarce
ly any fruit to bo preferred to a fully ripo
blackberry as largo as a pigeon's egg,
lloth tho raspberry ami tho blackberry
require a loose, rich, moist soil, and do
not object to a littlo shade. They should
bo planted shallow, but firmly set and
slaked, and after tho years sprouting is
itigu enough not 10 bo interlered with,
mulching is of great service, and should
bo liberally applied ovory year; and al
most any trash will do for Ibis. Of
course it can bo applied when new beds
aro set out, but not too heavily as to ob
struct tho growth of tho sprouts. Hasp
berry canes should bo set apart about
three feet in tho rows, and the rows four
feet apart. ISlaekberry canes should bo
planted about four feet apart both in and
between tho rows Germantovm Tdc
Why ought lho children of a thiof to
bo burnt! Hecnuso their Pa steals (pas
tiles,) Hums, scalds, cuts, bruises cured
by Dr. Thomas' Kclcclrio Oil.
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Tho Ulll lu l'uiilsli Wife Healers.
Tlio bill to punish wife healers, by ad
ministering to them a doso of their sover
eign remedy for domestic troubles; has
been reported favorably by tho House,
and includes tho same punishment for
tlio striking or beating of nny woman,
wifo or otherwise, by a man. Should it
become a law every well regulated town
will havo to erect a whipping post and
every constable and policemen will havo
to go into practice to become 011 adept
at the "cat. Tho subsequent advance
ment in civilization will probably be tho
introduction of tho stocks, the (lucking
stool, thumb screw and rack. littrglars
and highwaymen will bo gibbeted and
murderers drawn and quartered. Tho
pardon board will then bo useless oxecnt
to givo bribe-taking and corrupt law
makers an opportunity to escape just
If you keep vour stomach, liver niul
kidneys in perfect working order, you
will prevent and euro by far tho greater
part of tho ills that afllict mankind in
this or any section. There is no medi
cino known that will do this ns quickly
or surely as Parker's Ginger Tonic.
which will secuio a perfectly "natural ac
lion of these important organs without
interfering in tho least with your daily
limns, ol'u itiiveiiisemeiu.
A singular funeral took place recently
ii Plneiii.vvillo. A voting lndv had dieil
nnd the interment was made somewhere
in tho upper poition of Montgomery
county. I'lio remains were taken front
the house in Pltu'iiixvilto on the evening
plosions to the funeral, in tiio evening,
the coffin being left iu the hniiso nt PIhp-
nivvillc. On thoappointed day lho rela
tives and friends assembled a'round tlio
coffin, all iinconcious that the corpse was
in an adjoining county. Willing hands
lifted the coffin into the bearso and lov
ing hearts, ioincd in tho-sad cortew. fol
lowing tlio bier t Hie depot, where, with
many teais.thoy saw the colllii homo away
on the train. The interment was mado
on that day in due form at some burial
ground in- Montgomery county as
Sneer's llorelioinul Rye and liock.
Made of old pearl rye, rock candv
crystal, and the horehomid herb, a sim
ple and effective remedy for coughs,
colds, hoarseness and soro throats, high
ly recommended for consumptives. This
is 110 patent medicine mixture, but it is
tho pure extract of rye, liorehound and
rock candy, combined with one other
medicine much used by consumptives.
Sold by C. A. Klcim.
grand ball: Thev had a grand ball
at Leadvillo lo celebrate- 'Washington's
birthday. Over 100 wero present, six
barrels of liquor were consumed and
seven men killed at a freo fight, which
was excellently managed. Tho whole
affair was recherche) and will bo re
mcnibered as one of lho most delightful
social affairs that over wero enjoyed by
1110 dcsi society ot i.eadville. ioston
TIIKIiU IS A IIAI.M IN (ilt.H.M).
The success which has marked Cream
Halm, a catarrh remedy, prepared by
Ely l'.ros , Owego, N. V., is indeed mar
velous. Many persons in Pittston and
vicinity aro using it with most satisfacto
ry results. A lady down town is recov
ering lho sense ot smell which sho has
not enjoyed for fifteen years through tho
uso of tho balm. She had given up her
case as incurable. Mr. Harbor the drug
gist, has used it iu his family and com
mends it very highly. In another col
iinin. a young U unknannnek lawyer,
known to many of our readers, testifies
that ho was cured of partial deafness.
It is certainly a very" efficacious remedy.
J'ittston, l'a. Gazette, Auit. lfl, 1870."
Of the (100 young ladies aUeiiding-lho
assar 110 two can agree asto what they
would do in caso they should seo a bear.
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tiu.t niiuiiit tt lute M 1 1 .111(1 (.'(lllliat Kill IS,
ovr.n Tin: un.i.s to tiii: iiont.vakp.
Straight to tho bonovard ihopIo an
who neglect too long tlio danger signal
of approaching consumption, a hacking
cough. lint with Dr. Thomas' Kelcclno
Oil for a safeguard tho peril is averted.
It is a superlatively fi no remedy also for
rheumatism, piles, soreness, hurts, etc.
A Hoslon physician who advised a dys
peptic patient to tnko plenty of exercise
was ninio taken aback when the patient
told him that ho was a letter e'arrier.
The people may talk about humbugs
and patent medicines as much ns they
please, but we stick to tho plain fact that
J Jr. bulls tough byrup will euro a cough
quicker than any" physician's prescrip
Moro insurance companies arc being
organized in tho State nt this tiiuo than
for years. The business is becoming a
very popular investment.
II. F. McCarthy, Wholesale and He
tall Druggist, Ottawa, Outaiio, writes:
"1 was iitllicted with Chronic liioiichitis
for somo years but havo been comletely
cured by tho uso of Dr. Thomas Fcleo
trio Oil iu doses of C drops on sugar.
I havo also pleasure in recommending it
as an embrocation for external use."
Mahanoy, which stands in a crest over
a coal mine, is iu mortal terror that it
will bo found iu ruins at tho bottom
somo of these fine spring mornings.
is it l'ossi 111,1:
that a remedy mado of such common,
simple plants as IIop.s.Huehn, Mandrake,
Dandelion, etc, niako to many and such
marvelous and wonderful cures as Hop
Hitters do? It must be, for when old and
young, rich nud poor, Pastor and Doc
tor(i Lawyer and Kditor, all testify to
having been cured by them, wo must bo
novo ami doubt no longer. I'ost.
You can no moro' get lasting happi
ness from tin evil deed than vou can
make butter from tho cream of a joke or
get wool from a hydraulic ram.
''I havo suffered for a long time with
goitre, cako or swelled liver, indigestion
and general bad health, and after trying
many oilier remedies, nothing done mo
so much good as Simmons' Liver Hej'ii
lntor. It cured me, and now I have not
to tako any medicine- for 1 am well; but
1 bhall always keep it iu the house to
cuio any ono clso of tho family that
hao anything Hie mailer. ltis'.(id
for nearly cciything." M. M illii,
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