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n1 mat littery and Is tlio only ortlce that rims iffi
prm fs by power, vim? us tlio bet fact tiles, lis
immlcs furnished on largo jobs.
r K. WAMjKlt" " "
(Ulcoovor isu National llank. m ''
. . ., llLOOMSBl'RO, l'A,
mcjln it.'s llulldlng.
JlHTiOB OP TUB PEACE.
nico over Moycr llros. Drug store.
f 1 y
i V. MILLEtt,
Ofllco In Drowor'a bulldlnff.socond lloor.room No. 1
O FKANK BARK,
unico corner of Contro and Main streets. Clark a
Can bo consulted In German,
QUO. E. EfAVEI.T,,
Olllco nn First Uoor, front room of Cor..
u.mhiak Hulldhij:, Main street, below Ex
pAUL E. WIUT,
Ofllco In Columbian UnitDiNO, lioom No. D, second
S. INORB. I" W1KTIR3TBIN.
KNORR & WINTERSTEEN,
nt.. i.. int hTntinni Nnnli- hutMlnrr. fiixvind floor
Urstdoorlo the left. Corner ol Mam and Market
utreota woomsunrg, ra.
t&"Fenno)M and Bounties Colkclid,
J II. MAIZE,
omco lnMal.o'sbulldli over Illllmeycr'a grocery.
JOHN (J. YOCIIM. C. II OEYKIL
YOCUM & OEYER,
(onico fiontsult of rooms on second lloor or
If "CAN 1IU CONSULTED IN (IKllMAN.l!
Members otf-harpnnd AUcman'H Lawyers nnd
Bankers Dliccturynml tlio Ainerleun .Mercantile
and collection Association. U 111 gUe piompt mid
careful nltenllon to collection of claims In any
pait of tho llnllcd .stales or Canada, as well as i to
nil oilier piotessloual buslness eutiusled to tbem
Jackson Building, Rooms 4 and 5.
-yy. II. RIIAWN.
otoco.cornoror Third and Malnstroota.
B L 0!0 M S B U R 0 , PA.
Olllcc In Urowera Building, 2nd lloor.
Attomcy-atLaw, Berwick. Pa.
Can be (Jonsulted in Ocrman.
FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE
aOfllco first door below the post olllce.
CO. BAR1CLEY, Atlorncy-iit-Law,
, omco lu Blower's bulldlug, 2nd story, ltoc
1 una 5.
B. McKELVY, M. D.,Surgeon and Hiy
.slclan, north side Main street.below Market
L. FKITZ, Attorney-at-Law. Oilice
, in Columbian Building,
M. DRINKER, GUN & LOCKSMITH
ssiwius Machines and Macblncryof all kinds ro
ll) Ured. OrHRA UoDhk DullcI'MB, uloomsburg, Pa.
R. J. 0. RUTTER,
PU VSIC1AN SUUOBON,
omco, Nortb Markot street,
lilooiobbuu, i a
DR. WM. M. HEBEH, Surgeon and
Pliyslclan. Ofllco corner ot Kock und Market
JR. EVANS, M. D., Surgeon and
. l'hyslolan, omco and Itosidonco on Third
CnitlBTIAN F. KNAPP, DLOOMSUUHa.PA,
ItOMK, OF N. Y.
01 EltuilANT.S', OF NEWARK, N. J.
A LINTON, N. V.
J'KOPLIW' N. V.
heso old cohi'Orations nro well seasoned by
i0 and HUE Tuiki) und have never tt had a
loss Bettled by any court of law. Their assets are
all Invested tnsouu bkcuuitiss ava liable to tho
hazard ot nuiionly.
Losses I'KOmitlv and honestly adjusted and
paid as soon as determined by chbisiian r.
KNAIT, Bl'KCIAL AUKNTANUAUJCSTgKlll.OOMSBeilO,
Tho people of Columbia county should patron.
Iz thee agency where KH-slf any aro settled and
Iiald by one of ther own ell Uo ns.
PltOMPU'NKbS. L0U1TY, FAIlt DEALINO.
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BLOOMSBUKG, PA., EllIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1885.
THE COLUMBIAN, VOL. XIX. NO 4(1
COLtJMMA DEMOCRAT, V0L.XL1X, NO M
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Yearly advertisements payable riuarterly. Tran
stent ailvertlieinenlii must bo paid for lietoro In
serted except where parties havo accounts.
Ugal advertisements two dollars per Inch for
three Insertions, nnd at that rate for additional
Insertions without reterenco to length.
Kxecutor's, Administrator', and Auditor's no
tices ttirec dollars.
Transient or Local notices, ten cents a line, reg.
ular advertisements Half rates.
tranlsln Iho "Iluslnesa Directory" column, on
collar a year for each line.
rPIIE approaching season calls
J- into service the stovepipe
man a gentle reminder of an
equal necessity lorULUTllliNti.
Our stock for cool und the cold
er weather is nrcnnrnd nn n limm
scale for Men, Youths, Boys and
A. 0. YATES & CO.
G02-G0-1-G00 CHESTNUT ST.
M. C. SLOAN & BRO.,
CARRIAGES BUGGIES, PHAETONS.
SLEIGHS, PLATFORM WAGONS, &C.
First-class work always on hand.
REV A 1RINQ NEA TLY D ONE.
Prices reduced to suit the times.
when applied Into tho
nostrils, will bo nb
cleansing tho head of
catai rhal virus, caus
ing healthy secre
uidtlon, protects tho
membrane ot the na
sal passages from ad
ditional colds, com
pletely healstlio sores
and restores senso of
taste and smelL
Mii i injiiii or sum
Amur a nnrt c e of i Av.ppur'n
the llulm into each r.K B. f
nosttll. A few applications relieve. A thorough
treatment Hill cure. Agrccablotousc. send for
circular. Price 5ii cents by utnll or at druggists.
LI.VllltOTllKUS. druggists, on ego, S. V.
I -MI " M Hal a M WM NJ
Wlio alwnya gives you tho latest
stylus, and cuts your clothing to fit
you. Having had" tho experience lor a
number ol years in tlio Tailoring nusi
ness, has learned what material will
give his customers tho best satisfaction
for wear and stylo and will try to
pleaso all who givo him a call. Also
Gents' Jurnishing Goods
Ol' ALL DKSCltUTIONS.
HATS, CAPS, AND UMBRELLAS
Always of tlio latest styles. Cnll and ox
amine Ills slock be lore purchasing else
where. Store not door to First National Bank
Corner Main & Market Sts.
The Jobbing Department of
number and gas fitter. Hear of Schuyler's hard
All klnrtsot fittings for steam, gas ;and water
pipes constantly on nana.
ltooilng and spouting attended to at short no-
Tinware) of every description mado to order,
orders loft at Schuyler & Co', uardwaio storo
will bo promptly lined.
Special attention given to heating by steam and
ON T11U EUHOl'HAN 1'LAN.-
Viotov Kooh, Proprietor.
Itooms nro heated by steam, well Tentllated and
olet'autly furnished, nnest liar and Lunch Ooun-
eMealslto';&r at all hours. Ladles and dents
retauraiit turutshea wllh all delicacies of the
Location near l, U W. It It. Depot, scranton,
!h well slocked with material for
tloiiitf all kinds of printing.
Calling Cards, and Invitations
in great variety. All kinds of
kept in stock. Special prices
on largo orders. Ofllco 2nd
door below Exehango Hotel,
HEM ID V
A. W. Ilrown, M.D., of r-roTldonce,
II. I saysi "I havo uted Hunt's
Kidney and Llrer ItmiSTlnmy
practice for tho past sixteen years.
and cheerfully recommend it Sfl
being a safe and rtllabte remedy."
Another mnmlnent doctor of
rroldenco aya that "1 am f re
ly ureed to use other iircimri-
tlons ansnbstltntrs for Hurt's (Kid
ney nnd Liver) Heheiit. I find on
trj Iiir them Hint tliey are worthless
mi luiniiuntou a ii.
An Old Lady.
"My mother, TO years old, hnj
chronic kidney complaint and drop.
ty. Nothing has ever helped her
llko Hunt's Kidney and Liver
ItEMcny. She haa received great
benefit from 8 bottles and wo think
It villi euro her." W. W. Bunder
land, Ilullder, Danbnry, Conn.
A Mlnlatcr'a Wife.
Iter. Anthony Atwood, of rblla
delntila, says: "Hunt's Kidney
and Liver kemeot baa cured my
vrlfe of llroppy In Its wor.t form.
All say that it Is a miracle."
General Chace of Iihodo Island
says: "I always keep Huxt's Kid
ney and Liver Remedt In my
house. Taken In email doses occ'
slonally at night, It prevents head
ache, and regulates tho kidneys,
stomach and other organB." 10
Disease Boon shaken, by Hunt's Remedt taken."
C. K. CllITTEXTtW, N. V., Central Agent.
NOKTON BLAKE'S DILEHMA.
nure to please.
the popular favorite for dress
ins ttie liair, Hcstorini; the color
when gray, nnd pro enting 1 tan
drtiff. It cleanse the fc.iti,
stopi the hair falling, nnd ii
50:. and i. tucs at DrtiCtriH.
The Best Cough. Caro you can nso
and the best known jirevcntie of Cousumption
Parker's Tonic kept in a hie is a sentinel to
keep sickness out. Used discreetly it keeps the
Mood pure and the Stomach, Liter and Kidneys
in working order. Coughs nnd Colds aiiuh be
fore it. It buildi up the health. t
If you suffer from Debility Skin Irruptions,
Cougn, Asthma, I)yspepsi.i, Kidney, Urinary 1 r
I'eniale Complaints, or any disorder of the l.un
Stomach, ISoweU, IJlood or Nerves, di 't w t
till you arc sick in bed, but te lAiiki.i.'s Tomc
to-day ; it will tvc you 1 cw life ami i
Sold by Drugslsti,
CO.. N Y.
; buying $t Mtf
$1.60 A VEAU,
Read what the people
tay concerning the
ability of Dr. 1 nomas'
IZclcctnc OiL lo curs
fljthmi, catarrh, croup,
eclds. etc. Mrs. Doia
Koch of HufTalo, says :
Kor crDup it is deud
edly efficacious." Mrs. Jacob Mellisor cf Marlon.
Ohin, lays ihe same thine.) S. S. Graves, Akron,
N, Y., writes 1 " Had attima of the orst kind,
took one dose oflhomas' hclectric Oil and was
relieved in a few minutes. Would walk five miles
forthis medicine and pay $J a bottle for it." Drue
gistC. R. Hall, Crayville, III., says. " Cured an nt
ceralcd throat for me in twenly-four hours." " hat
op la bed and coughed nil the clothing was wet
with perspiration. My
wife insisted that I um
Thomas' Eclectne Oil.
The first leaspoonfut
PBLIXVed me." F.. H.
i'etkins. Creek Centre,
N. V.. 'JTtonias' Kclec
trie Ud is also a I'i
Top citcrnal applica
tion for rheumatism,
ting the druggist, ailc
liimwhst he Cnowt of
Dr. Thorn a' FcleUnc
Oil; if he has been
long in the druz
trade, be sure he will
speak highly of it,
M My daughter was very bad oft on account ol
a cold and pain iu her lungs. Dr. Ihotnat' Etltt
trti Otl tund ktr in twtnty-fjar koun. One
of the buys was cuted of sore throat. This meJi.
tine has worked wonders in our family." A Ivan
TuiLkuey, Lake Mohupac, N, Y.
ORNAMENTAL IRON FENCES
OF CAST Cll WROUGHT IKON.
The following shows tho Picket Oothlc, one of
tho several beautiful btylcaof V'euco inanufacturi'il
uy tuo ui.aei'biucu.
l'orlinmitv ami nunvMlltv thev nro unsurruai
cd. N;t up byoxptrleutvil uuudd auil warmiiteJ
to j;lo satisfaction.
Prices and specimens of other de
signs sent to any address.
s. ie. um
"It It true, Norton! Is your undo
Tho Hpc.ikcr'd eyes vcro sparklinf,',
her cheeks Hushed, her Hnors toying
with tho whito lohcs of a baby upon
lur knee, her intonation that of elated
Word and manner struck Norton
Ulakc sharply. Ho throw down tho
telegtnm with n short "Yes.''
"Aro you sorryt" .Mrs. lilako asked,
in tart surnrise. "Why, vou'vu wish
ed a thousand times 1 woro mistress of
tho Court, and now there's baby. Shan't
I feul proud when I see him in velvet
kniekcrbockei 's riding about that beau
tiful park on a whilo pony 1"
Norton renaided lier with atnn.o-
inent her speech sounded so utterly
"Sorry," ho repeated, slowly. "Suro
ly, Jlyra, you forget that my unelu ha
filled a father's place to ino from wy
"Oh, 110, I don't,'' sho retorted, with
a disagreeable laughj "nor the lilial ic
sjiect vou hao always shown him.
Also, I remember your many aspir.r
tious that Providence would allow the
same a calamity to end this miser
able concealment. Really, Norton,
you havo neither coinage to face tho
consequences of your own actions, nor
to grip tho deliverance l'orlunc scntls
With a muttored imprecation, Nor
ton Ulaku lelt tho loom. Experience
had taught him the futility of arguing
with his wife ; but through the ensu
ing long journey he had leisure in
which to ponder over and debato the
truth of her words. The sudden shock
of his relative's danger had acted liko
a douche of cold water on the physical
organizttiou of a drunkard, recalling
him to himself, but stinging him with
a sense of his own degradation.
Treated by his uncle with an indul
gence shown by few parents, he had
idled at school and scraped through
college. lie was no profligate neith
er gamed nor drank j yet his fatal pro
pensity of snatching the moments
pleasure, leaving care for tho morrow.
had blighted thu sunny prospect of a
life whoso crowning folly ho was too
cowardly to vow.
During a long vacation supposed
by his uncle to be passed with a tutor
in Scotland he met, at a fashionable
wateiing-place, a girl woman, rather
whoso blue-eyed, golden-haired chaims
and practiced giar.es had bewildered
and captivated his youthful fancy. His
supeiior in years and knowledge of the
world, but beneath him 111 birth and
education, sho was too keenly alive to
the social advantages deiivablo from
an alliance with the heir of an old and
wealthy country family to let him slit)
through her lingers. Uyailitice, cajol
cry, and threats ot aupealmg to tho
elder Mr. 151ake the best thing which
could have happened to him, had he
but known it sho accomplished her
purpose, and ho married her. His col
lege life had ended, and fearing lest
his rash act should bo discovered, he
persuaded his uncle that i. continent
tour was tho fitting inteilude between
it and settling down to the active duties
The couple were at Heidelberg when
the news of nr. lilakes illness arrived.
It betokeucd some latent good in Nor
ton's character that, although these
tidings might have been supposed to
solve his ditheiilties, they awakened in
his breast but a feeling of sorrowful
remorse, leavened pcihaps, by satisfac
tiou that, owing lo tho season being
wiuter.and the tender ago of her child,
his wife was dehai red from accompany
ing him from li-nglMul.
As tho fust misery lessened camo the
remembrance of a forgotten complica
tion 111 his attairs. Jlr. Jilakes house
hold numbered Another member be
sides his nephew. This was the orphan
daughter of an old folio A'-olhcer, to
whom Jlr. I51ako had given the shelter
of his homo and the affection of a f ath
cr. That Norton and Helen Venue
should bo united so sharing equally
tho wealth and station ho must in time
resign was his dearest wish. A tacit
understanding to that effect had oxUt
od for some lime. No ikhnite prom
ifes had bei u i xchangul, but Not ton
knew what was expected of him on his
Also, that wire his uuclo alive when
tin reached The Court, tho disclosure of
his mairiaco would bo certainly fol
lowed by disinheritance ; wero ho
dead, it would deprivo Helen of homo
and fortune. Whichever way he look
ed he saw nothing but troublo ahead
How ho curded his wcak,infatuated fol
ly as tho train whirled him through tho
(link night, tho howling wind and
dreary, up-piled snow I
REAB HHOWN'S WSUH.YNOK
AtlKNC'Y. Moyer's new bulMluir. Mala street.
.Etna Insuranco Co., ot Hartford, Conn n,eT8,s-4)
ltoyal of Liverpool 13,mi,uu)
tire Association. Philadelphia I.im.tio
rnojnlx, of London 5,'.'ti(i,artl
Loudon Laucashlie, ot LMigUud l.TUH.DTU
Hartford ot Hartford 3,S73,u.')0
sprlnBileld 1'lro and Marino 2,0SJ,56O
As tho agencies aro direct, policies aro written
fortbo Insiucd without delay lutho omco at
Uloomsbuit'. Oct. 2S, Hi.
T V. HAUTMAN
' HBFHKSKNTtt IUJ rOLLOWINO
AJIEMOAN INSURANCE COMPANIES
North American ol 1'Iilladolphla.
Franklin, " "
Pennsylvania, " "
York, ot 1'unnsylvanla.
Hanover, of N, v.
oueetis, of London.
North liritun, of London.
Ofllco on Miruot stroot, No, s, Ulooiu!.burg.
"Your undo longs to sco you," ho
said, laying hand impressively on tho
young man's arm, "but I cannot nllow
you to enter his room unless you aro
suro you oan contiol your feeling-.
Kcmemhcr, the least oxcitonicnt may
nay mint bo fatal. Gainsay him in
nothing. Let him die in poace."
A ch iking sonsation rosoin Norton's
throat as ho passed to the bedside.
Tho gray-head lay motionless upon tho
pillow, but thu dimming eyes, flooded
with nffeotion, fastened on his face
tho feeble fingers enclosed his lov
ingly. "Vou havo como at last! ' ho mur
mured, trying to lay his hand on Nor
ton s bowed head, as ho knelt hcsldo
tho bed. "What has kept you from
mo so long my boy, my son T"
isorton muttered something unintci-
igible,the realization of his deceit bow
ng his head yet lower. With a slid-
Ion gathering together of his energies,
Mr. Hlako roused himself, and unlieed-
ng anv reply, continued :
"Vou aro my heir, .Norton. 1 nave
eft everything to you everything !
ven Illeen havo I trusted to you. Hut
now, lying here, 1 misdoubt it 1 havo
acted wisely by her. Promise, by all
on hold sacred, that yon will malw
Helen and her interests that tho hrst
and chief consideration of your life.'
! warning pressure lrom tho doc
tor's fingers and Norton promised. Sin
ccrclv too : indoed he felt a senso of
relief that the pledge exacted wai ono
ho could accept, lie would make Hel
en's well-being the study of his life.
"It can bo dono but m ono way, ro
slimed the old man with dangerous ex
citement, "that is, by making her your
wife. You will fulfill tho wish of my
heart ratify the tacit bond between
you f Oh, Norton, say you will do
not deny mo thu only thing 1 a-jki
igain tho warning pressure as tlio
doctor vainly tried to soothe his pa
tient. Morton hesitated, vv hat could
he say what do 1 The color mounted
to Ins brow, his lips trembled.
"bay something tor heaven s sake 1
whispered tho doctor with energy.
'1 acify him iu somo way any way
or 1 citnnot answer tor tho conse
Unco moro Norton t) tatal weakness
laralyzed his will. Through his homo-
ward journey ho had persuaded hiimelf
that nothing should liuluco him to lot
lis uncle die in ignorance of his true
position, hn oltunse untorgivon as un
known. Disinheritance, pain, ignom
iny, were better, faced than that. So
he had told h imo'.f and now T
'Promise, Norton, promise !'' Tho
shrill voice rang piercingly imperative,
tho dying eyes looked up with a plead
ing agony, tho thin hands clutched at
his as if they would wring from him
moro than life itself, and Norton promised.
"15i ing Helen ! Whore is Helen?"
Mr. Ulake cried with feverish impa
tience. "Let mo hear her promise too.
Only then can I rest in peace."
Helen camo. bho drew near to tho
bed with an expression ol calm repose,
of trusting strength on her beautiful
face. Quickly this changed lo ono ot
shrinking, awe struck reserve, as she
glanced from the gray, imperious teat
ures of the dying man to thoso of her
as sho behoved lover set in a whito
look of pain and fear. Looking won-
deringly from one to the other, tho
poor girl faltered out tho promise re
quired of her, Mr. Hlako holding in
his tho hand of each as the words wero
It was to Helen but tho soahng ot a
vow muttered, indeed, but long exis
tent. No doubt of Norton a truth or
honor assailed her. Yet, looking up
into his pale, drawn face, a vague pan
ic struck coldly to her heart, so joyless,
so despairing, wero the eves that met
"iNuiic dimitus ! tho sick man mur
mured, and sank back upon tho pillows
faint and exhausted.
bridal Preparations the wedding day
itself all but fixed. Norton alone was
listless, preoccupied, depressed. A hor
rible tear, a tcrrlbla loreuoding ot cala
mity, had taken possession of him. Tho
bright Hiinshiuo tho singing bird-), the
scent of violets, the upturned, placid
primroso stars, made him faint and
sick. Night find day ho pondered
over n way of escape, but nono pre
sented itself as feasible Ho literally
dared not encounter his uncle's wrath
or Helen's scorn. Nothing remained
to him but flight (light from a danger
he was too cowardly to faco.
But two days remained before that
fixed for tho wedding. Tho Court was
thronged with guests, and gay with
merry voices, badinage atidjcbt. In
tho ivy-droped windows lights wero bo
ginning to twinkle as in bitter almost
frenzied musings. So abstracted was
he, that he scarcely noticed a station
tly which, entering thiough tho lodge
gates, slowly passed hiu in the dusk.
Neither did hu lomark a faco which,
peering through tho glass, swiftly re
cognize him, and as quickly disappear
ed into the recesses of the vehicle. As
ho wearily mounted tho last step to
tho door ho became awaro of a strange
hubbub of arrival in the hall. His
eyes fell on a blue-eyed, blonde-haired
figure ho know but too well his ears
wero pierced by a high-pitched voice
only too familiar. There, too, Btood
Gretchen, the maid even her Btolid
German phlegm stirred lo interest as
sho presented her w hito-robed bundlo
to tho astonished visitors and servants
whose progress across the hall, or chat
ting by its wide fireplace, had been
arrested to asceitain tho cause of tho
Noi ton saw it all as in a vivid pho
tograph. Ho hoard his wife's shrill
voice exclaiming, with a toss of her
flaxen head, and sarcastio laugh which
jarred his nerves so acutely :
'Uh, there s no miBtako nono what
ever, I assure you I I am Mrs. Norton
lllake, and this is our littlo son. 1
have every proot of what I assert. I
passed my husband in the avenue. In
a few minutes ho will be here to corro
borate my statement. Gretchen, raise
baby's veil, and let Mr. Hlako see how
closely ho resembles his father.
The old man had tottered into the
hall to see what tho confusion meant.
Norton saw his faco harden into a tor
riblo stcrnneis of disbelief as he con
fronted tho intruder. Ho saw tho
whitening of Helen's lins and the de
fiant amnisli in her eyes.
The great door still stood open, lho
fly waited, with its piled up luggage,
below the terrace steps. Norton press
ed yet closer into the shadow of the
portico, and caught his bream to hear
liis wife's next words.
"My husband's continued absence
was so unaccountable," sho continued,
with again the harsh laugh she fancied
so fascinating, "that I determined to
asceitain lor myselt the causo ot his
detention. I hopo ray advent is not
utterly inconvcnient,but Norton dear,
easy fellow ! will bo delighted with
tho pleasant surprise I have planned
Norton waited to hear no more. Ho
slunk noiselessly down the steps, sped
swiftly through the gardens and lied
away in tho darkness of the coining
Hidden away among lho glades of
tho park lay a placid, hazel-trmged
mere. Feathery larches waved over,
Tillies spread their broad leaves and
silver cups upon, its still waters.
Hut tho morrow's sunbeams, parting
tho fragrant laich plumes with slender,
shing lingers, fell on something which
lho spreading III i v leaves tried pitying
ly lo conceal. From tho yellow hazel
catkins tho dew dropped hk.i tears
upon the dead face of a man whoso
body had drifted under lho shelter of
tho bank, and that dead man was Nor
Out of his dilema ho had found a
Two Noted Minstrels-
WUO HAVE WON 1'OltTUNKS ANIl WHAT
THEY SAY A1IOUT fcTAClK l.ll'K,
From stage Whlipers.
"Hilly" Emerson has recently mado
a phunominal success in Australia, and
Emerson was born in Belfast in 18-10.
He began his career with Joo Sween
ey's minstrels in Washington in 1857.
Later on ho jumped into promitioncc
in connection with Newconib's min
strels with whom ho yisitcd Germany.
IIu visited Australia in 1847 nnd on
his return to America joined Haver
ley's minstrels In San Francisco at
S.'iOO a week and expenses. With
this troupe he played befuro her maj
esty, the queen, the Prince of Wales,
and loyally generally. After this ttip
ho leased the Standard theatre, San
Francisco, whero for three years he
did tho largest business over known lo
minstrelsy. In April last ho wont to
Australia again, where he has "beaten
"Hilly" is a very handsome fellow,
an excellent singer, ho dances grace
fully, and is a true humorist.
"Yet, sir, I havo travelled all over
tho world, have met all sorts of peo
ple, come in contact with all sorts of
customs, and hid all sorti cf experien
ces. Ono must have a constitution liko
a locomotive to stand it.
"Yes, I know I seem to bear it liko
a major and I do, but I tell you can
didly that with the perpetual change
of diet, water and climate, and if I had
not maintained my vigor with regular
uso of Warner's safe euro I should
havo gonu uniier long ago."
George II. Primrose, whoso name is
known in every amusement circle in
America, is even more emphatic, if
possible, than "Hilly" Emerson, in com
mendation of tho samo article to sport
ing and traveling men generally,
among whom it is a great favorite.
Emerson has grown rich on the
boards and so has Primrose because
they havo uot squandered tho public's
Horses working in tho field require
watering more than three times a day.
When a horse plunges its head deep
into tho trough to drink', it is injurious
ly thirsty and has been suffering.
While the owner visits the water ing
kept in tho shado about onco every
hour, ho scarcely ever thinks of his
team, laboring iu the dust, and suffer-
ng from thirst. It n a good plan to
carry a supply of water to the field for
tho horses on a ughl "rag, which s as
easily taken as to drive the hordes or
ead them lo the held in harness al-iue,
and it would be a grateful change to
carry a bunch of fodder along, to givo
them a mouthful when they rest at
times. Regularity iu watering them
is a point which ought to bo carefully
observed, because" I hey will worry
when thirsty, until relieved, boft wa
ter for drinking purposes is very much
preferable to hard water.
Bi.ooMsui!it(iOo!.ui.'iiiA County, Pa
11 styles ot work dono In a Buperlor manner, work
warranted as represented. Tkktm Kithict
id without l'iiN by the uso ot (las, and
free 01 cuargowhon artificial teeth
Ofllco over Klclm's Onir Store,
lobe open at all hours during the caj.
Nov M .ly
W. R. TUBBS, PROPRIETOR
OPPOSITE COUItT I10USB.
I.ari;c and convenient aamulo rooms. JUtU roomj
Uot and cold water, and all tnoderu comenlcntes
Night's silenco brooded over Tho
Court as Norton drew up to tho famil
iar door. Only a watch-dog's haying
broke lho stillness. Brilliant moon
beams silvered tho sharp snow crystals
covering lawn and flower beds ; ruddy
firelight from within touched with iri-
ilcse'ont tints thoso clustered on win
dow sill and jiano. So had ho seen
tho old house wrapped in its snowman
tlo on many a winter night. Its nn
changed beauty awakened a yearning
pain as tor something passed beyond
ids reach forever something unvalued
before, whoso loss brought shame, re
Tho warmth rushed out to meet him
as tho heavy door oponed, Moro red
ly fell the firelight on tho oaken-panol-ed
hall than on tho snow without. It
dickered softly on Helen's burnished
head as sho greeted him with out
stretched hands, lender, shining, wel
coming eyes, cheeks carmined with
Her loveliness struck him liko a re
velation, Tlio touch of her hands mado
him shiver. Imagination placed be
side her tho figure of tho woman whom
ho had mado his wife. IIu turned
aside with a gesturo of dismay an in
"Ho is nlivo ho is, indeed!" Helen
said eagerly, mistaking his movement,
thinking Norton feared her uttering
lho grim "Too lato!" Ho heard the
wheels; you must go to hiui without
dolay. Ho has wutohed for your com
ing, oh, so anxiously 1"
Tho doctor camo out of tho sick
room as Norton npproaahed it. Ho
had known Notion from boyhood, so
understood somowhai of tho anxiety
nu nan causea mr, liiaue.
To tho amazement aliko of doctor
and friends Mr. Blaku rallied from tho
stupor into which he fell after his in
terview with Nortou,drank the draught
prescribed for him, sank into a calm
slumbsr and awoke so much improved
that hope whispered anew that recov
cry was possible. Timo proved hopo
light. After many fluctuations be
tween life and death danger gradually
retreated ; health dawned onee more.
Through tho week of convalescence
the same imperious mandate wielded
its iron sway. No excitement, no
thwaiting was on any account to bo
Morning by morning Norton Hlako
rose from his bed vowing that, at all
risks, he would before) night discloeo
tho fact of his marriage to Helen and
his undo. Evening always found him
forcsivorn. Gradually tho stilled con
scionco yielded to lho fascination of
tho hour allowed him to drift aimless
ly down the stream of circumstances.
Alas ! the seduotions of tho moment
wero all too sweet, tho llowry path
only to alluring. Vainly honor spoko
md duty called : ho was deat and
blind to aught but fear. Only when a
letter from his wife arrived coaxing,
pleading, thioatcning did his choek
pale and terror gnaw ins breast, llel-
eu's clear brow wore, soniotimes, a fur
row of perploxity as sho Baw the
strango handwriting on tho misslvo
lying by his plato at broakfast time,
and noticed his futilo efforts to conceal
tho effects of its unwelcome appear.
"Guileless by naturo and singularly
unversed in tho world's deceits, Helen
trusted Norton with tho whole-hearted-
ness of ouo who, estimating others by
herself, scorned to sco spot or blemish
in thoso sho loved. Norton saw, too
late, what he had thrown away so reck
lessly what intinito capacities of life-
long happiness ho had blotted for
Yet no thought of sparing her cross
ed hi mind. If any remembrance of
the anguish surely awaiting Helen mo
mental ily disturbed him, ho quieted
it by reflecting that chanco often solves
times riddles in a manner equally un
expected and pleasant, and, unlorlu
nately tor All, chance was his fetish.
So tho year budded into spring, and
mo charmed dream uenrcd its cud
Letters from Ileidelborg became moro
imperativo iu tone, demands for mon
oy moro urgent. Nor wero throats of
following Norton to England, and dis
covering lor horselt thu cause ot lie
husband s detention, lacking on tl
part ot Mrs. Blake,
Tlio master ol uio uourt was intent
Baw Eggs for the Sick-
Wo may speak ot an article, says
the iV. 1' Medical Journal, highly
nutricious, easily digested and retain
ed, and but littlo used, viz. : raw eggs
The only obiection to their uso is
the individual objections of tho pat
lcnls, and this only beloro tho hrst is
taken, for thoy seldom obiect alter
ward. Tho egg may be broken into
glass, caro being taken mat the yolk is
not broken, and a little salt anil pep
per added if desired, lho patient has
road ; but whether that load was tho
coward's ono of suicide, or that, in his
bewilderment he had wandered un
wittingly to the mere, missed his foot
ng in tho darkness, and slipped into
treacherous depth, it wai an impossi
bility t'i determine.
gamekeeper, going his early rouuds
found him in the pool, lie was ear
ried back to Tho Court, and "Death
by misadventure wns tho verdict at
lho inquest. "Death through selfish
weakntss would havo been a truer
Mr. Hlako never recovered the t.hock
and dissapointment of his nephew's
lentil, lie Bank into a dotage, and
for many tedious years Helen a sad-
oyed, permalut'eiy-uged woman was
his devoted guardian.
lho only bright thing in her life was
Norton littlo son, whom humilated,
frightened and subdued by tho dread-
ul result ot her mameuvro Mrs.
Blake had consented to relinquish and
cavo in Mr. isiakos chargo, on tho
condition that his futuro would bo pro
On an allowance, also supplied by
Mr. Blake, sho returned to the associa
tes of her early life, and soon remarried
to tho not littlo satisfaction of others
besides poor strioken Mr. Blako and
his dear adopted daughter.
Tim fritn linnk. Inver is not alwava
best ndnpicd lo gelling from books the
best civlce. His very fondness for
his library often makes him treat it
with a certain doferwico and consider
ation which Interferes with its useful
nossj "while ;( m rougli book-tyrant,
who rides lough-shod over his volumes,
will wring from them an amount of
In nnd support of which tho bibhog
her has neither cxperionco or con
ception. Tho man, for instance, who
really respects his uooks. trcating mem
as f i lends if not as superiors, would re
gard as nothing less than sacrilcgo the
means by which certain tough-skinned
readers help themselves to tho ends
hey dosire. It would bu as impossible
for him lo dog car tho loaves, pencil
tho margins, break tho backs, or mako
a scrap book of tho blank pages, as to
"peep and botanize upon his mother's
grave" Ho could no moro eleth ur
with foul marks tho lair white paquj
of tho volumo whoso guest he became,
as it weic, by being allowed to peruso
I. than ho could bring dishonor upon
tho houso eif his human cntainer,whoso
salt ho had eaten and whoso wino ho
had drunk. Tho reader who scores tho
pasagcs which attract his attention is
to him a Goth, a Vandal, or whatovcr
outer barbarian may bo even worse
than theso redoubtable destroyers.
Ho sees with a shudder such a one take
up a volume, and has for every book
in tho destroyer's library tho Bamo pro
found pity which the captive man and
brother excited in the sensitive soul of
tho ardent abolitionist.
Without examining the matter from
so extiemo a standpoint, wo still seem
to find good and suthcicut reasons why
the practice of marking books is a
needless and senseless one. Allowing
that a book is mado for use, and that
the student must consider himself be
fore ho does his books, it may still bo
granted that, other things being equal,
method ol nc which tieiaccs tno
book is not so desirablo ns one which
does not; and for a dozen obrious rea
sons, if onn wishes to mako usable
references to tho books ho reads, noth
ing is so practical, so tidy and so sim
ple as a system of slips arranged liko
a card indox. The student is very lit
tle better off for having pencil marks
against passages which havo plcascil
him at first leading; ho has simply in
dulged a childish desire to express his
gratification, and might as well clap
his hands or stamp his foot as to dab a
black scratch down tho clean margin
of tho page before him. Of tho hun
dred people who marks books, it is safe
to say that ninety-fivo per cent, havo
no purposo in the custom beyond such
an outbreak of pleasure or dislike.
Wo are not speaking of tho sentimen
tal young ladies, whose undcrscorings
are so much in tho nature of a personal
revelation that tho novels they read aro
better fitted to bo burned as private
diaries than for after circulation, but
of really thoughtful and studions men;
and of the fivo per cent, wo have ex
cluded, at least half novor achieve any
practical results by their annotations.
They havo a vague intention of somo
timo referring to a choice passage, but
that is tho end of it, especially as it is
difficult to seo how a pencil mark in
simio shut book standing among a
shelf-full of others would help him to
find it if ho remembers it when tho oc
casion of uso presents itself.
There is another point. The uso of
a crutch produces lameness. Tho man
who treats his books rightly will be re
warded by tho growth of a sixth sensq
o patient has i m handling them, lhev will como
scarcely the tronblo of swallowing it, half way to meet his inquiring intelli-
tor it goes down itselt. Wo have seen genco. "denuino bookmen, to quote
atients retain easily and even relish a John Hill ISurton, "liko printers, havo a
raw egg, who could retain nothing sort ot instinct, sharpened uy training
else ; more than six bundled havo been and practice, tho power and acutcness
taken in ono case within three or four of which astonishes tho unlearned;"
mouths. It goes without saying that thoy read with their fingers, getting
tho egg should bo carefully selected; moio from simply turning over tho
and, indeed, for fear that ono which pages of a lomo" than tho ordinary
has seen its best days should disgust reader could gain by the most laborious
the patient, it were better to prepare study. Tho wise student will not al
low himsclt to depend upon his pencil,
but will cultivate this scholarly iustiel;
what is worth hnding in a volume ho
will discover by its means, without ex
tlio egg out of his sight.
If tho height of a Fall bonnet was
proportionate to its pi ice, tho roofs of
tho theatres would have to be laised.
AT. Y. Journal.
I, II. Mercer would especially recom
mend to the ladies Ackpr's Dyspepsia
.tablets, as a laxative they havo no
equal. They aro guaranteed to euro
Chronic Constipation, Dyspepsia, and
all diseases arising from a deranged
stomach. Willi a tree use ol tho Tab
lets, Sick Ileadacho is impossible.
J. II, Mercer wishes lo state that ho
has nt last found au aiticlo ho can sell
on iti merits. It is with pleasuro ho
guarantees to tho public Acker's Eng
lish Hemedy as a sure and never fad
ing euro for Asthma, Coughs, Whoop
ing Cough, Croup, and all Lung Trou
bles, it is the standard remedy for
Consumption. 1 have never found its
u, ii. ;uerccr wisnes to mako an
assertion, which ho can back with
positivo guarantee. It Is all about
Ackers Klood Ebxir. llo claims for
it superior merits over nil other reined
ies of its kind, and guarantees for it a
positivo and suro cuio for Hhoumatism
fciyphillis, and all blood disorders, it
Fires in the White House
There was a firo in tho Treasury
last week. The city water woiks wero
comparatively useless at the time, und
it is a wonder that lho tons of valuable
records and files wero uot destroyed.
In the nttio ot the Treasury there is
enough manuscript recouls to cover
thu UHe of Ohio. Tho 'accounts at d
ceitilicales of thu national banks of
tho country are kept here, and had tho
tiro got a headway it is hard to cati
mate the loss. Neither tho Capitol
nor tho White-Houso is fire-proof. A
fire in tho Capitol might bring down
the dome into the rotunda, and if it
got into lho Congressional Library
nothing could save its halt million
books. Every ono knows of tho Canit
tol after thu battle of Bladensburg,
when the Capitol and tho Whito Hoiuo
and all tho public buildings weru burn
ed' Few, howover, havo over heard
that tho White House was on fire du
ing Van Buren's timo. It was on Sat
urday evculng, and tho President was
giving ouo of his stato dinners. Tho
paity wero at tho table when a servant
ran in and whispered somo words to
President Van Buren He quietly ex
cused himself and left thu room. Ho
was taken down to tho kitchen which
ho found to bo in flames. A few buok
cts of water, hower, sulliccd to put out
tho tire, and lie then relumed to tho
company and explained tho reason of
his absence. When ho had finished
Henry Clay took tho occasion to mako
ono ot his happy speeches, lie said
"jur- l residont, l am doing all 1 oan
io get you out of this house, but 1 as
suredly do not want to burn you out 1"
llioro was another tiro in the Presi
dent's mansion in Washington's days.
1 liia occured while Washmgtou was
presiding in Now iovk. It was in
frees tho skiti from snots and diseasr.
upon accomplishing his nephew's mar- and leaves tho complexion clear.
riage. Helen win busy unking her Ask imn about it.
So long ns tho ground is not frozen,
such work as laying out of walks,
roads and beds, may bo pushed for
ward, Trees and shrubs may bu plant
ed, and half hardy shrubs protected
by evergreen boughs, set about them
and secured against being blown olt
by high winds. No other protection
should bo so closely bound about
shrub, as to prevent a circulation of
air, I'.vcept in tho high .Northern
States, this work may, perhaps, safely
ho deferred until next month, or even
December, . . , lender bulbs,
such as gladioluses, tube-roses and tho
liko, also roots of the dahlia and canna,
should bo taken up before thoy are in
jured by tho frost. Canna roots are
I' 1 !f .1.- fl! I . . 1 t..ll.
injured ii tuu luiiugu is irusteei. iuius
should bo dried, wrapped in papers,
labelled and stored iu boxe, safe from
frost and mice. 1 hose which have
not dono blooming may bo potteel and
taken to tho house or greenhouse.
The old saying that a "stitch in timo
saves nine, huds an apjioprialo appli
cation iu many directions of labor.
There is nothing of more importance
lo tho farmer than his fences, and hu
should havo an eye to the security, es
pecially when they aro likely to en
danger crops. Proper repairs should
be mado in tho spring, and it these are
neglected trouble- is likely to follow ;
thu was illustrated only a littlo time
sinco in the case of a neighbor whoso
oorii.field received a visitation from
his stock, because of a neglect to mako
necessary repairs. After tho horso was
stolen lho lock was put upon thu barn.
llow much belter it would havo been
ono of Martha Washington's drawing
rooms, and a great party had asseni- t0 mvc maae tho repair at tho proper
witu. iiu ui uiu 1 iraiurilVD linn
house wero very low. and it was the
lashiou then for ladies to wear ostrich As tho poiato crop is harvested
feathers iu their head dresses. A MUb caro should bo exercised in tho seleot
Mclvers, a Now York belle, had feath- ion of that portion that is to bo held
crs which wero extravagantly high, nnd for market. Select tho very best look-
in passing uneior IIIO CIiaiKloiier I ICV ing unuer uruiuary ciruumniuuccH wu
caught firo and her wholo head prom, should say that tho best products of
iscd soon to bo in flames. Maior tho farm weio none too good for lho
Jackson, an aido-do-camp of tho Presi- uso of tho iamily, but In caso of pota
dent, was the first to notico it. lie toes there nro thoso that aro not con-
llow to lho young lady s rescue, and sideied marketable that aro equally us
clapping lho fealheia in his bauds good for tamily uso. Do not sort too
6iicceded In extinguishing tho flames oloso i a low small ones will tpoil tho
iieioro nicy did any "material damage, iookb oi a largo quantity, naviug
his hands wero terribly burned, but he large, smooth, nico looking potatoes,
hud tho honor of being tho hero of tlio I thero is littlo troublo in finding a tale.
ecason. Washimjton fitter,
oven with a full market.