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ihort notice, noatly and at moderate prices.
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J.K BITTBMBENDER, J ""P"841,
BLOOMSBU11G, PA., FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 1883.
THE COLUMBIAN, VOL. XV1I,N0 21
COLUMBIA DEMOCRAT, VOL. XLV1I, NO 17
lar advertisements halt rates.
Cards In tho 'lluslncss Directory" column, one
dollar a year for each line.
T- K, WAIiTjKIC,
omefl In 1st National ltanlc building, second floor,
nritdwr w tho right, corner of Main and Mar
ket streets, ltloomsburg, I'a.
J U. FUNK,
omen. In lint's llutldlnsi
Oftlcc over 1st National Hank.
OHK M. CLAlUf,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
Ofllce over Moyer llros. Drug Store.
Ofllco In Drower's bulldlng.setond floor.room No.l
omco corner of Centre and Main Streets. Clara i
Can bo consulted In Oerman.
QKO. E. ELWELL,
NlW COLUMBIAN BCH.DINO, UlOOmSbOTg, Pa.
Member of tho TJnltod States Law Association,
collections made In any part of America or Bu
mps. pAUL E. WIRT,
omen In Columbian IIuilmno, Itoom No. 1, second
S. KNOKK. I- S.WIKTSKST1IN.
KVORK A WINTERSTEEN,
A t.l omeys-nt-Ijaw.
wile to 1st National Bank building, second floor,
nrstdonrtotheleft. corner ef Main and Market
streets UloomBburg, Pa.
tT Piriutoiu and Bounliet Collected,
J H. MAUE,
Ofllce in MoUo's building, overlliUmeyer's grocery.
May ao, '81.
Q B. UROCKWAY,
OlUce In lits building opposite Court House.
8nil floor, Bloomsburg, Pa. apr 13 '83
JOHN 0. YOCUM,
Ofllce In Nkws Itkm building, Main Btroet.
Mcmbor of the American Attornoys' Assocla-
Collo'ctlons mado In any part of America.
Jan. 5, m.
A K. OSWALD,
Jnckson Building, Rooms 4 nnd 5.
May , 81. BERWICK, PA
ItHAWN & ROBINS,
Offloo, corner of Third and Main streets.
pt. H. SNYDER.
omoe In Low's liuliatntf, sooond Iloor, second
door to th left.
Can be consulted In Oerman. aug 18 '81
'Attorney-ntLiiw, Berwick. Pa.
Can lie Consulted in Oerman.
VIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE
WOfllce first door below the post ofllce.
(. nARKLEY. Attorney-at-I.aw
. qqioo In Brower'a building, 'nd story ,Itoom
T BUCKINGHAM, Allorneyat-Law
jLV.Omco, Ilrockway's Uuildlng.jlst floor,
DToomsburg, Penn'a, may T, '80-t f
JB. McKELVY, M. D.,Surgeon and Pliy
. slolan, north side Main street.below Harm
A L. FRITZ, Atlnrney-nl-Law. Office
t. . In Columbian Uulldlng, Juno U
p M. DRINKER, GUN LOCKSMITH
h6?ug Maohlnosand Machinery of all kinds re.
ptlred. OriBA IIovsi Uulldlng, Uloomeburg, Pa.
T)R. J. 0. RUTTKR,
omce, North Market street,
rll. Wir. M. RUBER. Sureeon and
Physician, omco corner of Hock and Market
T It. EVANS, M. I)., Surgeon and
II . Iihynolan, (Odlao and lloudeuoe on Third
again at his old Btand under EXCHANOB
J rut., and has as usual a FI1 st.CI.ass
HAIlUljitidlOP. Ho rpmeotfuliy "ollcWa tb
liatronaao of bis oldoustomers and of the puoilo
W. R. TUBBS, PROPRIETOR
0PP03ITB OOUUT HOUSE.
Large and convenient samplo rooms, Hath rooms
hot and cold wator.and alljaodern oanvenenoas
Jan -id upi
o.iiti..,.,i.,i inn ..nr jUOOKa mo i no
l"w In Mlii ttnivg nrrilrd . rrlieiti UbM.l lt l.
H'tiUj, IWrtU. tl,w vullll !, 1'oiUJfHJill, I'l.
L, I SHATTUCK, M, D.
Medical. Suporlntsnlcct of tin Sanitarium.
Duvotes special attention to Epllop:jr,
Uervonj Affeettons, nnd Dlseares of 'Women,
Patients received at the SanltnAiinr on
rcafloimWo teliris for board nnd' tfca'tmont,
P. 8. No charge for first consuluiflon.
npr 27, '83
BLQOMSBUHli PLAEING MILL
The undersigned having put his Planing Mil
on ltallroad street, In flrst-ciass condition, Is pro
pared to do all kinds of work In bis lino.
FRAMES, SASH, DOORS,
furnished at reasonable prices. All lumber used
Is well seasoned and none but skilled workmen
ESTIMATES FOR BUILDINGS
furnished on application, rian nod epocittca
biuuo yiujmruu uy au uzpvnt'DUt'a uraugir small.
c ii. in k.,i:s Kitiin,
STOVES AND TINWARE.
E. B. BROWER
Has ourchosed tho Hto"k nnd Uuslness of I. Ha.
genbuch, and Is now prepared to do all kinds of
worKin iui line, riumomg nna (ins ruling a
spociauy. i inware, Moves,
ifNqES ND l"ETEflSJ
In a great variety. All work done by
Main Street corner of East.
BLOOMS BURG, PA.
Iff. S. TIIffGIaEY,
HIT d HI Tli,
Is now fully prepared to furnish
SUITS MADE TO ORDER,
IN THE MARKET AT
ALSO TO FURNISH
.MADE TO .MIIASUIIE, AND
As Good & Cheap
AS CAN 15E HAD AT ANY
Orders taken for shirts, mailc
M. C. SLOAN & BRO
CARRIAGES, BUGGIES, PHAETONS,
SLEIGHS, PLATFORM WAGONS, AC.
First-class work always on hand.
REPAIRING XEA TI, J'iJOiS'A'.
Pricu ndueetl to suit the tltue.
ll.O0.MSIIlIlt(l,Coi.UMIIIA COUNTV, 1A.
All styles ot work dono In a superior manner, work
id without Pun by the use ot das, and
troeot charge when artificial teeth
nninn nver liloomsburtr liaiiklni: Company,
Jo be open at all houri during the emj
B. F. SHARPLESS,
FOUNDER AND MACHINIST,
ME AU L. Sc B. DEPOT, BLOOUSBUnO.PA,
Manufacturer of Plows, ttoycaand all kinds ot
castings. Large swr ui unwafc, iuui. ovu,Cn
houses, churches, ic. Also, large stock of re
nalrsforcltyBtovesotallklnds.wholesalo and retail
.such as b'lro llrlck, orates. Lia.centres, Ac.stovo
Pipe. Cook Hollers, NplderB, Cake Plates, Urge
Iron Kettles, Wed soles, Wagon Uoxes, all kinds
of Plow Points, Mould noarus, uons, rwsier, Wi
RONE UANVm .
fob 3 t-f
in iilimVNiH INSURANCE
AUKNUi'. Moycr'a new building, Main
moomsourg, ra. . q .
Ktna Insurance Co., of Hartford, Conn. ..
Itoyal ot Liverpool
Fire Association, Philadelphia
London & Lancashire, of England..
llariforiof i attiorn..
Springfield I'lro and Marino
.n,t.A.M.n.iMnr.rilN.r nnllplos nrn written
fn.thn innrnri withnut any delay In the
omco at uioomsburg. Oct. ss, 'si.tf,
OlIIllSTlAN Jf. KNAPP, UI.OOMRUUHO, l'A,
.MKHl'ilASTS', OK NKWA1IK, N. J.
CLINTON. N, Y.
PEOPLES' N. Y.
Theao old oOKroairiona are well seasoned by
m ftnri vium tkstko and hare nover yet had a
loss settled by any court of law. Their asseU
are all Invested in solid ssuoBinssand are liable
to too hatard ot nua only.'.
Losjea raourrLT and nowsaTLT adjusted and
paid as SOOU as UOU'.ruuueu u uunieTlin r,
KNirr. STKUI&L AUIIir "M A",vilit ut,vjma-
frSn nnn'nin nt Ofliutnhii o lunlv should natron'
lie the agenoy wberu loaies If any aro settled
ana nam pt (ino ox inoir uwh uiviwu. .
PIUIMPTNBSN, KtjUlTY, PAllt DKAL1NO
Ti F. IIAHTJIAN
' BiraisiNTu nm roLmwixa
AMRUIOAN INBUHAPK CPMPANH
PianWllnT'ot , " ,'
IVnnsylvanla of " "
Parmers of York, Pa.
Hanover of Htw York.
Manhattan of Now 'iork.
omoe on Market Street, No, 5, Dloaaitburg,
A IfounFliolil Arttrln for tlnlvoriiul
Tor .Scarlet nml
Vtixt MpnNloH, and
nil Contnglnu Dlacnaea. Pmon woltlnzon
the Sick thould ute It freely, Scarlet Kcvtrlui
nerer been known to iprcail where the Fluid wa
mttl. Yellow Fever has been cured Ilh It ttftrr
black vomit had taken placo. The wont
cues of Diphtherl.1 yield to It,
l'otrred and Rick 1'rr. SMALL-POX
son refreshed and ani
lied Sum pruTrnt. PITT IN(1 nt Small
V.'1 iby ,!::!,il"? wltl' '" i'iir.vi:.VTi:i
Imp urn Air made
hanaless and purified,
For Soro llirimt It Is a
lnna paired bv Its use.
lly was taken with
Small pox. 1 used the
Fluid the patient was
not delirious, was not
pitted, and was alout
the house aeain In three
weeks, and no others
had it, I. W. Pahk.
Rhlp lrcvtT prevented.
To purify the Ilrenlli, 1
sjienriae mi' ac-ru
It can't be surDasseo
Cntnrrh relieved and
Dvacntory cuu il.
'W minds healed rapidly.
An Antlduto for Anim?l
or Vegetable Poisons,
I used the Fluid during
our present affliction with
Scarlet Fever with de
cided advantage. It Is
Indispensable to the sick,
room. Wm, F Sand,
ford. Eyrie, Ala.
The physicians here
use D.ubys Fluid very
successfully in the treat
Totter dried up.
Uleers purified and
In niaea of Dentil It
should be used about
the curpse It will
prevent any unpleai
The eminent I'Iit.
MMS, SL D New
York, says: "I am
convinced Prof. Darbys
iTopnyiactic rintu is a
I valuable disinfectant."
Vanderbllt University. Ninlnill,., Tenn.
I testify to the most exicllent iualitL-s of Prof.
Darbys Prophylactic Fluid As a disinfectant and
detergent It is both theoretically and practically
supenor to any preparation witli which 1 am ac
quainted. N. T. Lui-ton, Prof. Chemistry.
Durhys Fluid la lteeommendeil by
lion. Alfxanubk 11. Stiiiiihns, nl (leorcia:
Rer. Ciias F. DakHS, D.D., Church of the
Strangers, N. Y.j
Jos. LnCoNTB, Columbia, Prof.,Un!versity,S.C.
Kev. A. J. IIattlb, Prof., Mercer University!
Rev. Ouo. 1-. PimicR, llishop M. K. Churih.
INDISI'llNSADLi: TO HVllItV HOJIli
Perfectly harmless. Used Internally or
externally for Man or l!ea,t.
The Fluid has been thoroughly tested, ami we
have abundant evidence tli it ii has done everything
here claimed. For fuller Information get of your
Druggist a pamphlet or send to the proprietors,
.1, H. y.VM.Kt CO.,
Manufacturing Chemists, I'lllLADF.LPIIIA.
August, SI ly
LYD1A E. PINKHAM'S
A Sure Chiro for nil FIIALIS WIIATC
iKSS1JSf Iiirludliift lat'iicorrlitTnt Ir
rctfiilnr mid l'alnfiil rMenhirunllon,
IuIIniiiiiintloii ii ml I'lccrnllon of
tho Wninli, I'l no ding, 1'ltO-
r.tr.sns uti:hi a-c.
ttrncaDt to the ta-tf, cDIracldt'S find Iramedlato
In U ctTi ct. ltaairrc.tthe)In irt t'nancy, and rv
Ut VLU pain durliif lalwr and at rtgular pciloda.
rmHC!it(ir.iT amj rnifci 1:11.1: it iklelt.
tron AtLWcirxcsscs ot the generative crgani
of clilur H.X, It hd-coiidtono rcmrdythatliatt erir
Le n 1 ef'iro tle iuUlc anil for All dlacatei of tba
KlUNEYS It la tho Greatest Remedy in the World,
Vital Crcut Hcllt f In Hh Use.
itVniA i:.iinkiiamh iilooi rcurrrER
will tratluatu our VL'itk' t llumuu from tha
DiuckI. nt tho saim timo will fli o tono and rtrtngth ti
ttievfbtrm. Ai urTtlluuila reiiultstuUieCuiiipuuiid,
tXTlMh the Compound ami Clond Iurinrr are prw
partd at 13 and 231 Wo Urn ATt-nue, Lynn, Ma.
i'rltnof tJthcr, tU Stx bottlf a for $5, Tho Compound
tn cent by mail In tho form of pills, or of ou ngcF, on
rocvlpt of firtco, 1 per tox for t It her, Mr, rink ham
freely answer nil k-tttraof Inipiliy, KucloseScLUt
tamp. Send for iinphlct, mat Ion t ht$ iVjtr,
IITl.TWiB. llvtniM'n I iteb ITU-8 cure Cnnrtlpa
lion, IUUoi8iio-w and Torpidity vt the Livt r. 23 cent.
jtJS-Sold Ly nil DrupgUu."UO
Tuflnnirpui'ii cv 'nn
APOimVE CURE FOR FEMAIE COMPLAINTS.
4'bU remedy will act In harmosT ssllli tlio Ke.
male sjntcm at all times, nntl aha Immediately
upon tin abdominal and iitcrluo murder, aud ru-
Blum lliciii lu a iirnuiijr B"U u"itK vu.......vii.
llr. Marclilil'a Uterine Catliollcon will euro fall.
In,, nf tha wnmh. I.HDrnrrhtpA. Chronic Inflamma
tion tlui lTlteratlnn of thu Womb. Incidental
ii'morrliasa or Kloodlne, l'alnful, Suppressed
aud Irregular Menstruation, Kidney Complaint,
Jlarrenneai nnd li especially adapted to tlio change,
of Life. Send for pamphlet free, All letters of
Inquiry freely answered, Auircm as above, ror
aala by all drupeislH, Nesvalzo 81 per bot tle,
Old alzn 01 . Ha aura nml aslc for 1'r, ilsi-
(hisl'a Uttitiiolatholicou, Tauanootner,
Moyer llros., Wliolesalo At'CDti, illooiiuburg l'a
HAS BEEN PROVED
The SUREST CURE for
TV iltma bsvok or disordered urlna lndl
oatttbfct you are ft victim P TUEH IX) NOT
IIEOITAI t- U4 juaxxej won t ouuu, iuxutf
tUU reootnmendUUndlt wlllipeodlly over
Inama th diuiit ftnd reitort hMltlur tcUoa.
liuUIUoi tayour mi. iuoU m rin
and wioommi, Xlduej wort u umuxptwoa.
M It will ftot promptly ftad itfelr,
i Either Bar. Inoontlnno.rUaUoa of uxint,
brick duit or rop dpitta nad dull dracciu
pains, fiifp" riqwiM dvuti ygw,
U (KJUl U sVU VttUuUtflilli sTfW) H
m m m m mi f m i m i.mh
H70 EA'A l.E QEOCEHS,
UAH, 8Y11UTS, COPl'KK, KUGAlt, MOLASHhH,
ma:, arii'iH. ucii.e bodlAc, Ac.
N, E, Comer SccoLd and Aicbalrcli,
' nvorderq win rccclfo prcmpUttjntlon'
I MALARIA, 1
pSW0MAN CANyHl-ALTH OF WOMAtA
iQsrPAThlZEWITif'rs THE HOPE On
WOMAN. sfefTHE RACE
DiHitsrs, with ism
WHAT IS THE USE?
Wlint Utlio uso of this lmpctuoui hnsto I
Tho end It certain, t't ui tnkc our time,
Anil lionnl tlio Mtnl forces Unit v,o wmto
Ilcforc our day liai rencheil It's golden prime.
What U the uw of rushing with spent breath
After old nge, Its furrows, Its wlillo hair 1
Why need wo hurry bo to welcoino Death,
( ir go halt way, with hatubi nt retched out I o
There H no use. IK-ar heart, if wo hut w ait
All thing, will find ill It us pauw, I say.
We;cnnotgo Ijcyond tho silent gato
That lies n short day's Journey down the
Ho let tn take our time In youth's fair bowers,
Tho Hummer season Is so brief at best i
It uh look on the stars and pluck the (lowers
And when our feet grow weary, let us rest.
lft us take time for lota and Its delight ;
It Is the one sweet thing that pays for all
The bitterness of life, for sorrow's blight.
For pain's despair and death's funeral path.
In the lost era when the world was new.
I)ve was men's first pursuit and life's ex
cuse, Now has that time coino back to me and you
Why should we seek.for more. What Is tho
11V M. M. (I.
"1 havo asked Wynn to come out
this evening to talk over a little busi
ness, Dora. If he should nrrivc before
I get here you must seo to him, until I
conic. Jio Kind and polite to mm, my
dear. IIo is really a very wcll-mcnn-
'1112 and unassuming fellow, and tho
most useful bookkeeper I have ever
had. IIo has seemed a little out of
sorts latelv, and I am sure would bo
most grateful for any
This lJtehard IJIair, tho rich lea
merchant, had said to datitrhtcr iu'tho
the morning, on leaving his pretty villa
lor tho city, with an amount ol pom
pons condescension which clearly man
ifested his sentiments with regard to
bookkceners and their kind.
Dora was an nlipi Pont t lain? iter, as
licr repetition nf lim- fiiilim-'s L'liest tlint
oveiiiiiR plainlv showed : but certainly
I . i - i a 1
tho worthy tea merchant would nave
found abundant cause to retract his
opinion as to the same guest's modest
anu unassuming cnaracter n no nati
been a witness of his demeanor on that
occasion ; for no sooner had tho door
closed upon the servant who ushered
him into the preseuco ol his young
mistress than unabashed and unblush
ing ho took the young girl into his
arms, only releasing her after leaving
upon her npe red lips nt least half n
dozen warm kisses.
Dora, not nnnearitnr in tho least sur
prised or disconcerted nt this greeting
IMI3UU VI IllOUUULi:! UK LUia ll.i;illl
boro unflinchingly tho situation for
fully two minutes before she blushing-
ly drew back and endeavored to bring
into something liko order her soft
brown hair, which, with tho dainty
rullles at her throat, had become some-
what disai ranged by tho welcoino she
had so obediently given her father's
"It is a long tune since t have seen
you, Harry, sho remarked, with a
bewildering glanco from beneath tho
thick lashes shading tho largo gray
"I Hiiould think so, indeed quite nn
age 1 ' responded tho book-keeper
dismally. "I managed to get away
hnlf an hour before tho timo your
father told me ho should be home,
hoping to te you alone j but he'll be
sure to turnup bolorohos expected.
It s just my luck !
"Harry, do you know why my
father lias sent for you to-night!
"I haven t nu idea, excepting that
its something about tho branch ot bus
mess in Hong Kong.
'1 can enlighten you a little, then,
though I hardly think ou will bo as
pleased as my father i-eeins to expeel
Ono of tho men in tho house out there
has just died ; he had rather a respon
siblo position, I behove, and papa
wants to send you out
to send you out to take his
"As it anything could induce me to
leave you, Dora!' cried tho young
man. "Why, tho separation would
probably bo for years !"
"1 am alraid you must go, Harry,
was the girls rather sorrotvtui re-
spouse, "ion know my lather; your
refusal to obev his wishes would prob-
ibly make something very much liko
an enemy ot mm, and render matters
between us even moio hopeless than
they aro nt present."
"Horn, 1 must speak to vour lather,
cried the young man excitedly. "Whi-n
i... rt...i .i... i.t t.....:A....
ho finds that his daughter's happiness
is involved, no cant bo lieaitless
enough to icfuso our united prayers,
lie aceiiis to feel rather kindly toward
me. Anything would bo better than
this iineei tainly I"
"No, tlear Harry. Ueliovo me, it
wou'.d only bo exchanging uncertainty
tor positive resiunation ot nil our
hopes. 1 know my fnthci well, and it
Is useless to hide trom mysell and you
that ho loves money lar better than
his child. IIo has declared over nnd
over noain that ho will never mvu his
1 ... fc,.,- ..."
arriage with a man
;lf; and I know ho
consent to my mar
poorer than himself
will never retract ins
"And you advise mo to tro olt to
China, with tho probability of never
seeiim you nijaiti, Dora Nothing can
bo worse than that, surely
"Oh,IIarry,l must havo timo to think!
I heard of it only this morning," cried
Dora, on tho vergo of tears. "There
comes papa now, and I havo so much
still to say to you. I must seo you
again. Uoiiid you mauago to come
down on Thursday nt this time
hnlf nn hourt My father is g
dinner in tho city on that evening
"UI courso 1 can, respond
just as thu door opened to
master of the establishment.
"Oh, Wynn, you arrived first 1
Prompt ns over niuost excellent ipiali
ty in n young man. 1 hopo my (laugh
ter has mado you comfortable th,
"I tiled to do so, papa,"
tho young lady, demurely.
poso my company cnu be
with now V
"Ye", my denr, you may go, Hy
tho way, you may as well send us a
Doll 10 ot wine, please.
"Well, yim,' began the nieichiinl,
when tho two men were left iiloue, ns
no wiiiKcu up nntl uowu tno room, ovi
deutly satisfied with himself and nil
tlic woilil, "1 liavc to tell
thci'o is excellent news from
America 1 1
wo linve closed the contract with tlint
firm in Now York of which you have
heard mo piienk, nnd tho trntiRnctinn
will brinii us in somcthiiiir very liko
twenty thousand pounds. Not nt all a
had job eh, Wyi'in t"
"You nro usually fortunate, sir,
answered Wynn, n little bitterly.
"1 havo sotiiclhintr clso to say winch
will interest you more nearly, my hoy
0 Uavo llist heard ot tho death Ot
Jones, our Secretary at Hong Kong,
and I am called upon to send somo ono
to hll his place. Its rather a good cotinting-houso he found his book
position nnd wo need some one wo can keeper waiting anxiously to speak with
trust. I'vo been rather pleased with im.
way you vo done your duties into-
unit i ve neen
i l I .1 s
tlnilkilll' hem ill
maiio up my minti to givo
you tho place."
"Hut sir," began ujnii, in despera
"Oh, no, thanks! I know you ap
preciate it and nil thai, ot course, anil
I'm sure wo will bo satisfied with you
Could you bo veadv to go
Ill ...111 1 1 . : I . II : I . . . I
--1 win uiiim u uvr, sir. i auiiusu 1
it in nob necessary 10 Kivo yuu my iju-
swer ior a tiay or iwo i
"iSo, certainly not," replied tlio
merchant, a little surirised at Wynn's
way of receiving such a piece ot good
Then followed nn announcement
which, for nn instant, caused tho book
keeper to turn hot and cold with light
Perhaps you will bo interested in a
piece of fannlv news which has given
mo tho greatest satislaction, Wynn.
My daughter is to bo married.1'
"Impossible I I mean, sir, I heard
nothing of it," stammered poor
J'.h 7 exclaimed tho merchant,
staring nt Ins companion m astonish
ment. "iNo, 1 suppose not. 1 lie fact
of the matter is, Miss Hlair doesn't
know of it herself yet ; but she will,
of course, be as pleased as I am. The
letter only came to day from an old
friend of mino who has made millions
millions, my boy in sugar, nnd
writes proposing marriage between his
oniy sun mm my tiiini;iiiei,
youiiir man has seen my Dora
where, it seems, and was quite smitten
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uu me siy muu jmss. nu is uuiiiiuK
to us on a visit next week. .Now
haven't I cau.o for rejoicing to-day,
"l'ray accept my congratulations,
sir, replied the book-keeper, Itigubn
"15y tho way, Wynn, the merchant
went on, after a moments pause do-
voted to golden anticipations, "it lias
struck mo that you have been rather
down in the mouth latelv. Aro you
out of health V
Oh, no, sir thank you not at all,"
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rather disconcerted by this unusual
solicitude in his behalf.
Tho delight witli which tho mer-
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chant had that day heard of tho sue-
cess of business schemes likely to make
an important addition to the banking
account of tho linn, and especially an-
licipations of tho brilliant marriage to
be made by his daughter, had filled
his heart with a sort ot comfortable
condescending benevolence and good
will to all the world, which descended
even to the affairs of ho unimportant a
personage as Ins book keoper.
"Have you had any bad news 7
"Perhaps you aro in debt. Don't
be afraid to tell mo the truth, Wynn.
1 feel quite a fatherly interest in
I assuru you, nnd I might do some
thing to help you. I shouldn t nt all
mind advancing you a hundred pounds
"I thank you most gratefully, Mr.
Blair, but I have no debts."
"I lien there is nothing else for it,
boy you certainly aio in love!"
Wynn started, blushing to the very
roots ot his hair, but could hud no
words to reply, whilo tho merchant
stared at him for a moment, and then
laughed uproariously, rubbing his
hands for glee ns ho exclaimed :
"There, I have it at last I Uome, out
with it, youg man ; whnt'a the trouble t
w on t she have you 7
"lea, sir." stammered Wynn, in an
agony : "but she is rich audi am
poor. Her father would never con-
"f'ooh, pooh! Is that all 7 lou
surely ought to bo able to manage
that somehow. Is it indiscreet to ask
who the young lady is? Do I know
tho Inmily f
"1 am afraid it wouldn't do to
mention her name,'' said poor Wynn,
looking wildly about for somo means
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en, no i Kiiun mu i;ii.iii.-i i
Tho merchant icllected for a mo
ment, then brought his fist down upon
the table with n vehemonco which
mado tho wine glasses rattle.
"I have it now.
Wynn turned fairly cold.
"You needn't say 'yes' or 'no' nor
commit yoiirsclt in any way; but 1
think I've got your secret. It's old
Urooks' daughter 1 l'vo seen you twice
with tno young woman lately. uin
j.iuiinn b fvus-i 'k mu it who,-
ness transaction the other day, and I'd
liko to bo even with him. Any way,
whoever the girl is, I'm disposed to
jh-ooks got tuo better oi mo in a nitst-
iclp you, '
"How, sirT gasped N ynn.
"Why hem if the old fellow
won t givo his consent, why shouldn t
you do without it T What do you think
ot eloping with hen
'What, sir T' cried Wynn, hardly
believing his ears. "You ically ad-
vise mo to do that 7
"Yes why not 1 What's more, I'll
few miles from hero who would do tho
job for you willingly, especially if
" r- t
give you a note to him, l did mm
"And you positively will give
your messing mill ussisiauce, no inui
claimed tho book-keener nlmost invol
. ., '
"Positively," lonliod his employer,
firm in thu conviction that hero wns a
delightful opportunity of becoming re
venged upon n man who had assailed
blm in his weakest point his pocket.
l uill ueip ou without asking
- ouestions. Wo must teach thu grasp
ing old sinner that his daughter's nf'
for give you thu prico of llio license for a book-keener, who muttered only a fw ,nko l'asago, but only at ceitnin places "Investitrator" w
olng to a wedding present and lend you my car- half coherent words of thanks in renlv 10"l! "u 'i'"-'. i ho cars are coiutor- .rood for ealibnce
i w . . " - - -i-Ji.it i it . . . in - ---a
riago any night you liko to be oil, to tho congratulations offered him. ' iiirnisned, nut tho driver is almost heart, cabbages, o
etl Harry, besido throwing in my blessing into Mr. Hlair scarcely noticed thu young consiatiiiy ringing n big alarm bell phitnp cabbage w
ntiniii tno the bargain. 1 known clergyman n man s evident confus on. so occun ed which is very annoying. onion skip hi week.
fections aro not mi artlolo of incrchan-
(use. aNououy need do nsuamcu ot
you for a non-indaw, wynn, my boy."
"Thank you, sir,'1 responded the
young man, faintly.
"Just consult the joung woman, and
if liplit in that quarter, let tno know
the day nnd tho carringe and price of
the license shall not bo wanting, I
shall not go hnck from my promise."
Wynn did not fail to keep his np-
pointment on tho following Thursday
ovotiini. lindinir Dnrn nt linmn nml
alone, as he had hoped i nnd tho noxt
morning when Mr. IJIair entered his
"WpII. Wvnti. in nnvtliiilrr tlui mnt.
Ipfl" nskoil tlio tiurlinnt. ti liltln
gnpprittcd at seeing the young man nt
so unusual nn hour.
new turned up about
"No, sir,'' Wynn stammered, blush
ing like the veriest school girl. "I am
not hero to sneak of business. I must
beg y0llr pardon for trespassing upon
your time at tlis hour j hut you wcro
8o very kind a lew davs nco as
"Well, out with it, man 1"
"That you would assist me "
"Aha the young womnn ! I re
member now!" exclaimed Mr. Blair,
laughing heartily. "So you havo seen
her 7 What tloes sho think of my
"Sho has consented, Bir," faltered
tho book-keeper, keeping 'his face care-
fiy tMcu behind tho lid of a desk
in which, to all appearance, ho was
searching busily. On the day after
to-morrow evening, if convenient to
"The sootier the better ! My boy, I
am quite ready to keep my word."
As ho speko tho merchant turned to
his desk and filled up a check, which
he handed to his companion. "There
is tho wedding present of which 1
spoke. Of course you must get n
special license. My carriago will also
he nt your service at whatever timo
and place you choose to appoint. By
tho way, what does tho young lady
think of the China project? I hopo
your marriage will not affect your de
cision with regard to it."
"She is anxious that I should do
whatever is most pleasing to you sir."
"Ah, I seo sho is n sensible woman 1
I should like to call in tho course of
tho evening, after the ceremony is
over, nnd offer my congratulations, if
you and Mr. Wynn intend to remain
"Thank you, sir. I was going to
ask something of the kind. Wo ox
.,cct t0 at tt)0 Grosvenor Hotel."
"Should vou liko a week's boll
V0t at nresent. thank vou." an-
swered Wynn, feeling guiltily that he
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much more prolonged holiday than ho
"Very well, my boy. I wish you
all manner of luck. Return in the
course of the morning, and I will give
you tho letter I promised to my friend
About nine o'clock p. m. on tho day
of tho marriage Mr. Blair, adorned
with the unusual splendor ot light kid
gloves and a white necktie, and carry
ing an enormous bouquet of roses and
orange-blossoms, entered tho Grosven
or Hotel nnd inquired lor Air. and
.Mrs. Wynn. no was told that tno
gentleman had been at tho hotel in tho
morning and ongaged rooms for him-
self and wife, but had not as yet ap-
peared with tho lady.
"Then I will wait in their room tin
til they arrive; it can't bo long now,'
replied the merchant; nnd ho was
shown into the pleasant little sitting
room reserved tor the pair whom the
astute clerk had already settled in his
mind to bo bride and groom
Mr. Blair had not long to
though in his present statu of
humor ho could very easily
borno longer delay than the half hour
ho passed in well satisfied musing over
tho good luck which lately seemed to
havo attended his every movement.
Ho had received a letter from tho
young man whom he hoped to call his
Hon-in-law, appointing a day for his
visit to Richmond, and tho prospect of
this marriage was abovo all a source
of self congratulation with him.
Then, too, this ovening's event af
forded him indescribable amusement,
ns he pictured to himself tho wrath
and consternation nf tho man who, ho
had firmly convinced himself, had iu-
inipil him ilppnlv u'hi'n hn disnovered
that his only daughter had bestowed
linrsnlf iinniinn iiiiwiininns bnnlr.
keeper. All alone to himself Mr.
Hlair chuckled with malicious enjoy
ment over this most delightful of jokes,
nml rejoiced in his own share in bring
ing his enemy to confusion.
"I wonder how booh papa is to bo
told of tho hnppv event," ho solilo
(luized. "Who knows?
will be a family party to-nigl
Later tho merchant had taken out
his pocket-book, and was deep in nn
abstruse calculation ns to certain
weighty transactions which might bo
undertaken when a little of tho wealth
of his prospective son-in-law had hlter
ed into tho linn, when there was a
s;u lulu inu mill, n llvll 111LIU was u
sound of voices and footsteps in tho
hall, pausing at tho door, and Mr.
Blair knew that tho bridal party had
Thrusting the book into his pocket
and seizing the bouuuet. ho roso and
stood in readiness, when tho door wan
thrown open hy tho waiter, and sura
enough, Wynn entered, having on his
Him ii l.'iilv (tinsel v veilml.
Tho merchant advanced. 1 owing
low, with outstretched hand, which
was rather hesitntinclv taken bv tho
was ho in vninlv trying to discover
I his companion's identity through the
a thick veil which nho hd not as yet
raised. There seems to h in some
us thing odd v fami bar in her fitlire.
- mougll IllUCIi 10 Ills CllUgrill, 110 saw
instantly mat sue was ccrtniniv somo
- t..M...si nhnrfor Mi llrnnlru
. .. ,.w , , ,,uv u hiiiu
tho pleasure of making her acquaint.
flAml vmir ivifn 1 Am I tint Ir, lias,.,
iincet ho said, feeling somehow
i lien tuo veil was siowiy raised to
reveal tho face of tho merchaut'b own
any daughter, pale, frightened, beseeching
I '" .v.,.,..u.u b,.ii.iiiivii ui mu
uut still tor n moment tho man tai.led sionally been seen in tho daytime. When world, nnd thought is tho sjmbol of
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"Dorn," ho said, in bewilderment.
"wnai nro you doinir Hero I
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jjuau siienco inuoweu, men the
fnirest of tho merchant's ensiles in
bpnin fell with a crash.
"Can it bo possiblo that you arc this
in's wifo r
"les, dear father, it is nuilo true."
said tlio girl's pleading. "Won't you try
iu jorgive ns i it can t mnko very
much differenco to you. You can t
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miB mo you know, for you never need-
pd me, nnd L needed sorely somo ono to
wns holdinc Ins I
wife's hand firmly nil tho time, nnd on-
ly drew her n little closer to him ns ho
n,rS , . .
"W e nro far from descrvmc it. I
know, bull hopo yon don't forget that
Tho merchant wns about to speak,
but suddenly checked himself, and,
turning abruptly, walked to tho win
dow, whero in total silence, ho stood mo
tionless for a few moments, battlinc
with tho bitterest disappointment ol his
To his own surprise, even in tho
midst of his uncontrollable anger,
Bomething in his daughter's pathetic
words caused him a pang of genuine
self-reproach, ns ho suddenly realized
wlint a lonely, neglected lifo his child
had led, while he, in pursuit of wealth,
had never known or cared for nny
needs she might have which money
could supply. Was it strange tlint she
should havo sought abroad what sho
nover could hope to find in her own
homo Then, too, tlio deed was irro-
.. i.i.. . f i s
luunuiu, nu uiuuiiui oi opposition couiu I
render tho marriage illegal s and, after
all, Dora might have dono worse, for
what Wynn lacked in fortune ho part
ly supplied in business capacity. While
these thoughts were rapidly passing
through his mind something else struck
Mr Blair most uncomfortably. If ho
wcro to cast off these young peoplo in
anger, might they not in return make
known to all their friends his own rid
iculous part in this affair ? Might it
not even como to tho ears of tho de
tested Brooks 7 This decided him.
This is a great disappointment to
me, as you of course must know, Dora,"
ho said at last, turning to his companions
who weie waiting his wordB in almost
breathless suspense. "However, the
deed is done, and I suppose tho most
sensiblo thing is to make the best of
what i must consider rather a bad job.
T lirntnlsril vnn nil- liluocnnrT Wvnn
nnd you Blmll have it, upon two condi-
tions. Tho first is that you and I
suppose your wifo shall go to China,
as 1 proposed 7
"We are nuilo willing, sir," the
book-keeper replied eagerly. "And
the second condition?"
"That you nover, either of you, dis-
closo to any human being who was the
promoter and instigator of your elope
'I promise, papa," said Dora."
'And so do I, sir,'' said the young
husband, immediately afterward
Sons and Sons in-Law of the Cabinet
Nepotism is one of tho worst vices
of our politics. It is not peculiar to
either of the great parties. Republi
cans and Ueinocrals practice it when
ever they gel tho opportunity. But the
Republicans get the opportunity rather
more frequently, and they havo made
it a conspicuous evil during their long
session of power. Wo are sorry to say
that the present Administration has not
abandoned the practice.
Mr. Kolger recently appointed Capt.
Burrill to fill tho vacancy in the Bu
reau of Engraving and Printing caused
by tho death of Mr. Irish. Now ho
has appointed his own son, Charles
W. Folger. to tako Bun-ill's plnco as
(c'el k cliarK of supplies and propos-
reunguuysen enjoys me society
sr. T .
01 J0,n JJavis, Ins son-in-law, as turst
1 1 1 "l sri:! uiur ui oiiiiu. iur. ijh-
vis was appointed over tho head ot
William Hunter who had been in
tho department for nearly half a cen
Mr. Idler, becrctary of tho Interior,
was "much surprised" when ho dis-
covered through the newspapers that
a profitable jdaco had been provided in
0,10 of tho ierntories for his broth-
Mr. Lincoln's father-in-law, James
Harlan, is one of tho Judges on the
Alabama Commission. IIo was a peri-
patetic preacher before betook up poli
tics as a trnde.
Mr. Chandler's sou, who ought to bo
8ti" t whoo, has been appoint
retary ill one Ol the '.territories 111
order that he may grow up with the
"Brewster, Attorney-General, pro
vided his ndopted son, a promising
youth, with an easy chair in the De
partment of Justice nnd a salary that
ho can never cam. Tho Attorney-
General has also provided for others
',w household nt tho public ex-
Sir. Howe, when rostmaster-ticncral,
appointed his son as Chief Clerk of tho
iJepartment. loung.Mr. Howo had
tormerly held an inferior cleikship in
the District Attorney's ollico at Wash
ington. IIo is ono of tho purely orua
o . w. ....
mental assistants of "Urewster, Attor-
Jiey-General." It forms a charming
ly picture when these Cabinet ofli-
cen and their stepsons aud
tlu,"lr B0113 i'l-law "'"1 their brothers
ect on pay day at tho 1 rcasury to
draw their salaries for having suppott-
tho Cojintitution during tho thirty
111 Wim struct tars do not, as m
Auiencati cities, stop nnywnero at tho
bcck or whistle of persons desiring
on nm' tho cars in motion with
Mu Kiut'o and agility nf a newsboy.
i fin i i ..i-.i
1,luv. 8,80 snnro wuit tuo inou tho pro
- rugaiive i ruling on mo piatiorins.
WllitO Sulphur Springs, Moil., lias
I curiositv in tim himtin nf innn i
'Pl,i ....,i,i.i Dni "f V . "
I ,tl,m ,.nn .,li1,i 1 .i t.nlnl.. ,1...
I Hum luwi uoiiivn III Illinium illulUllllll,
I on the bank of Smith Hiver, North of
tho town. Hero some animal had bur
rowed a hole in the ground somo
. ii .11 i . ,
i ii nee, inui ncro me nog nas taken
his abode. IIo foraires ior food, tn
1 1 ciimllv during tho nmhti but has
i iJii-BEi-u nu una io ins iiiiiii ir.tiiaeo.
A Small Boy's Composition,
A "young idea," of this city says it
bores " him awfully to write compo
sitions, and ho always writes them
short. Wo havo obtained n copy of
his last, which is no less distinguished
for wit than for brevity.
tiii: fi.v and Tin: nonstrr.
Tho Fly is n domestic animal, ho is
generally found near tho molasses can.
Tho lly is a harmless aniinnl, not being
frnished with as trood weapons of do
fenso as tho hornet. They say that rlyi
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r. i!.,.,M t.t t
L0cn Honors worso o(T for flies. Tho
Hornet is a red hot child 'of natur.
tr i ni.n..a ...,n,i..
tjmo o tlio day or night. My advico
is to keep clear of the Hornet, as ho is
too sociable. Frankfort (7ty.) Yeo
A Trifling Difference-
A Jcrsevinan called upon a New
York lawyer tho oilier day and nu-
nounced that his rich brother had
drawn up n will and died and that
"Ah I I see 1 interrupted tho attor-
ney, "and you want mo to bust it.
Very well, sir: we'll plead insanity,
"Oh, no ho wasn't insane. You
seo the will leaves every thing to ."
"To his second wife, or some church
or college. Have no fears, my dear sir,
I can bust tho business sky-high. AVe'll
plead unduo influence."
"But I influenced him myself 1"
"Ah, that alters tho caso somewhat,
but 1 11 prove to the jury that lie was
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umiuii'u wuit euiiuum ui inu uium.
"For heaven's sake don't do it !"
'tint 1 must aud shall bust tho
"Then I'll havo to find a lawyer
who can't, for its drawn in my fa
vor, and 1 want to beat all the other
"Ah ! certainly ! that alters tho case.
Your brother was sane, sensible and in
perfect health j and nil tho lawyers this
side of Halifax can't break tho will 1
Sit down sir !"
About Going West.
Prom tho Wllkesuarro Uulon-Leader.
Tho trouble with a great many men,
nnd especially young men, who seek
the West to better their fortunes, is
that they carry with them altogether
too much confidence in the capacity of
the boundless regions bevond the Mis-
BiPl" t0 provide for
a.(1 ftt ?,lc.c- lhcv
never stop to con
sider whether they aro fitted for cer
tain demands which will assuredly bo
made upon them, but tako it for granted
that all that is necessary is to get West
somewhere and jump at tho first tiling
that offers, hugging the insane notion
that places are waiting everywhere for
tho asking. Very many who emigrate
have no trade and take no money be
yond wlint is required to pay their way
to BOtno point in the West. A few
take enough to carry them along a
month or two after their arrival, but
when this is gone they are inn quandry
tor all discover that tho Jildorado they
sought is crowded with disappointed
seekeis after soft "snaps," who tako
especial delight in detailing to the new
comer the woes and sorrows which aro
sure to overtake them in the near future
unless they have come West with an
engagement for work already in their
Evils or Gossn-. Can tho evil
wrought by gossip be estimated ? Wo
think not. A wiso woman can scarce
ly say too little in company if tho con
versation trenches in tlio least on scan
dfd. Many a social, noble-minded
woman has been obliged to withdraw
herself from a neighborhood intimacy
which would have been pleasant oth
erwise because her remarks aro return
ed by somo idle tnle-bearer, so pervert
ed as to make her doubt tho existence
of genuine friendship, and accept lono
liness for tho sake of tin) safety it
brought. You say wo must talk "about
something. Yes, and through that
very fact we seo a remedy for tho evil,
to so thoroughly interest ourselves in
other and better things that we find no
space to spare for our neighbor's nf
fairs. Let us tnlk of our work, our
homes, our house plants, our books, or
our babies. Let us teach our eyes to
fuid beauty everywhere, while wn bind
tr.cm by constant wntclitulnet-s to blem
ishes. Never under any circumstan
ces, cast the first stone. Then if any
erring neighbor goes (Ioami, you cannot
blamo yourself for nssisting the down
fall. Small Farms pay Best,
The Governor of Florida reports that
tho tendency of tho agriculturists of
that State is toward small farms. Tho
richest New Yoik farmers nro those
who havo grown beiries aud added ev
ery year an ncro or two to their pear
orchards j nnd the most profitable
farms of nil theso nro those within a
mile of tho city, whoso managers bank
cotuudcrnblo money yearly from the
ealo of vegetables grown on n fe,w
ncres that aro hired at rentnls some
times reaching $300 per annum. One
man who bought an up-river farm of
twenty-three acres twenty years ago,
,ttvhii imtv iivivn im.-inj juhid u5u!
has for years averaged S7,000 yearly
on tho yield of pear trees that ho plant-
cd himself. Hut the American farmer
generally seems to imagine that hit
inanity needs only wheat, corn and
pork, so ho attempts to raise theso on a
large scale, whilo the vegetables and
fruits on his own tablo aro purchased
at high prices in city markets. Tho
farintr should learn' to eat something
besides meat nnd bread. Ar. Y. Her.
nuts to kuw what is
onus. Hless your
f course. A good
ill last several worms
.Statistics show that inoro divoreo-i
havo resulted from houao cleaning thnu
1 1 om any other cause.
a I In tho caso of dnfmiltlno- ImnV nil!
m, ..i..i., .. u, r i .:..! u..
"?.' V , " is geneiauy
...1 I "
liu - in owcu uv nervous mo sirniinn.
A curious Chincso delicacy is pickled
eggs that havo been buried for years,
that their flavor may, like wine, bo im-provid.
Hrain is tho impelling foico of tho
t- 1 I i o