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OmenFront Room, Ovor Postofflco.,
T It. MaVziT 1
Office. -Room No. 3, Columbian
ATTORN it lf-AT-LAW.
Offlco la tent's Building.
J OllN M. ULAHIC,
AT TORN EY-AT-L AW
JUNIOR OF THE PEACE.
Oitlo ovor Moycr Bros. Drug Rtore.
0 nice la Brower's bulldlng.seoond ttoor,room No.l
omce corner of Centra una Main Btraets. Clark i
Can bo consulted In Gorman.
Ofltcc on second floor, third room of Col.
dmuian Building, Main street, below Ex-
pAUL E. WHIT,
Offlco In Columbian Boildiho, Third Door.
JJ V. WHITE,
Offlco in -I owcra' Building, 2nd. floor,
B. INOBK. U I. WINTIR8TIIX.
KNOBR & WINTEBSTEEN,
omce tn 1st National Bank building, second floor.
nrst door to ino left corner oi xain ana iiareei
stroots inoomsourg, l'a.
VtfPentiont and Bouttiu Collected.
Dcntlcr's shoo store,
once, corner ot Third and Matnstreeti
jyj-IOUAEL F. EYEHLY,
Conveyancer, Collector of Claims.
LEGAL ADVICE IN TI1K; SETTLEMENT OI
nrotnee In Dentlert building with T. P. BUI
attorney-ai-iaw, iranv iwicb, suu uoui
It. IIONQUAA. BOBBINS.,
Offlco and residence. West First street, Blooms
burg, ra. buy, jo .
T B. McKELVY. M. D.JBureeon and Pbj
U .slclan, norm side Main streot.bclow Markf (
R. J. O..RUTTER,
Office, North Market street.
M. REBER Surgeon and
Offlco corner ot Boole and Karket
J J. BROWN.
PHYSICIAN ANJ) BURGEON,
omco and residence on Third strcbt near Metho
dist church. Diseases of the ere a specialty.
PHYSAN, AND. SURGEON. .
Offlco with Qr, vynilt8 ln,Mra. Knt's.buUdlng
W. "R. TUBBS, PROPRIETOR
OPPOSITB COURT HOUSB.-
Largo and convenient sample rooms. Bath room:
hot and cold water: ana all modern conveniences,
F. HARTMAH -
ainutsixrs fa loixowiva
North American otrnnaaeipnu. 1
Pennsylvania; " "
York, ot Pennsylvania,
Hanover, OJN.Y. i
oueens, ot London, .
North British; of London.
omce on Market Btreaf p No. 5, BUxraaburg.j
Bloomsburg Fire and Lifq Ins. Agency.
HI. P. MJTZ
(successor to Frcas Brown)
iEtna Fire Ins. Co,, of Hartford... o,6ss,jw.7
Hartford of Hartford 5,2S8.0UV7
1'tiocDU of Hartford ,7S'4C9.13
sprlngneld or sprlDgneld. s,ow,903.l
Fire Association,' Philadelphia 4,612,729
tiuardlan of London co,tu3,3M.Tl
Fbcenlx, of London 6,Kl,wa.43
Lancashire ot England(U. 8. branch) l,4t,ls.f
ltoyal Of England " " 4,843,564.00
Mutual Benefit Life Ins. Co. of New.
ark, N.J 41,S79,8 S3
Losses promptly adjusted and paid at this offlco.
'CHRISTIAN F. KJJAFP, BLOOMSBUltQ.FA,
UU&1K, ur 1H. x.
MERCHANTS', OF NBWAKK, N. J.
1' LINTON, N. V.
FEOI'LKS' N. Y.
(IKltMAN AMKHICAN INS. CO.,NEV YOKE.
JKltSEY CITY FIUK INS. CO., JKltSEY
These old. oohpohatioxs arc well seasoned by
aire and riKK tbstiq and have never vet bad a
losssettledbyanycourtof law. Their assets are
all Invested In solid bbcchitibs are uameioine
hazard of riHi only.
Losses raowrTLY and honestly adjusted and
iam as soon, aa determined by Cukibtian r.
KNAPr, flriCUL AOKMT AND ADJCBTIB BLOOMSIima,
Thepeoploot Columbia county should patron,
lie the agency where louses It any are settled and
pai i ny one or iner own citizens.
CJIFltOUPTNBHS. EOU1TY, FAIB DEALING.
Bioomsburo, Columbia County, I
All 3tyleB ot work done In a superior manner, work
warranieu as represented, tiiiu hatmact
bd witdoot Pain by the nso of Uaa, and
troeot charge when artlflclal teeth
Office In Barton's bulldlnir, Main street,
below Market, five doors below KJclm'
drug store, llrst floor.
Jo be open at all hour l during the tfat
NOT W. IX
The undcrelgnrd has leabed this well-known
bouse, and Is prepared to accommodate the public
with all the conveniences of a first-class hotel.
SlEaj67J I Bill El UKASE, Proprietor.
GET YOUR J01J PRINTING
DONE AT THE
J S BITTENBEMDEB.prcI""or,
YATES & CO
Best made Clothing
for Men and Children.
Sixth and Cheatuut.
Cjreasy & Welle'
We keep., on, hand a large, and, well as
sorted stocic ot all kinds ot lumber,
Southern Yellow Pine
Fencing, Flooring, &c
A full stock of West Branch
Mouldings, Doorsj Sash iBHnds,'
Window and Door Drames.
Esti?uates and,, prices, quoted
cheerfully Lumber delivered by
wagon or rail Prices positively
lowest in the maiket.
WITH ,LOW CUT VESTS.,
Fine Dark Blue and Black
Worsteds, Corkscrew, Broad
walo Diaeonal and Block Worst-
od.in Sacks and Cutaways, and
a pecial lcaler
Very Pretty Children's
Plain or pleated and belted
dark .and light eojors.
in i all qualities.
NICE LIGHT SPRING
with Blue aud Gray, also,
with Pleated Skirt for smaller
INSU11ANCK AGENCY OF--
jr., ii. m$iiz$&,
Olllco Sod floor.PolmblaBuJiding,!.
Northwestern .Masonlo AldlAssoe lation, n
d it ma vtni, UaflnilK.
I aia yu(uyuciiiuiivB t,vuf
Travelers Lite and Accident of, Itartord.
IWNTIN itvtat. nf Now Yort
NIAdAltAofNew York, . . . . tJ,60,47y.w
Liverpool. London and Olotio lint inuranca uo.,
of London, the largest in tne world, and thelin.
A liberal share ot tho business U respocttully
souclttJ aau aatuiaction guarantu ?u.
J. It MAIZE, Agent,
BLOOMSBTJRG, PA., FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1888.
YOUR LIVER ?
Is the oriental salutation,
knowing that good health
cannot exist without a
healthy liver. When the
liyer is tor nid tho bowels
aro sluggish and constipa
ted, the food lies in the
stomach undigested, pois
oning tho blood; frequent
headache ensues; a. feeling
of lassitude, despondency
and nervousness" indicate,
how tho whole system' is
derangqd. Sipimons IjiyCE
Regulator 'hiiS' beon the
means' of ir&fQrihc; more,
people to health and hap
piness uy, gvying .tnuxu, u.
liealthy liver than any
agency known ,qu earth.,
It acts; with extraordi.
nary power, and efficacy.
NEVER UttKN DISAPPOINTED. .
As a treneral famiw remedy fordTsnersla,ton)td
liver. constlDatlon.elc'H Hardlr ever nse any thine
else, and have been disappointed In the effect pro
duced It seems to bo almost a perfect cure, for all
diseases ot tho stomach and bowels.
w. j, 31CKI.ROT. Macon, uo.
THE BEST gURNINO OIL THAT CAN.
BE MADE FROM PETROLEUM.
It gives a brilliant Ught,
it win not smobD iuu cnmineys.
it win not cnar tne wickr
It has a hlgb lira tesC -It
win not cxplpde.
It Is .pre-eminently a family safety oil.
WH CHALLENGE' COMPABISON
With any other Illuminating oil made; zZ
We1 Stake Our Reput tion,
As renners, upon the statement (hat It Is
!Ask your dealer for
Trade Jor Bloomsburg, and Vicinity .Supplied, by
CLOTHING I CLOTHING!.
G. W. BERTSCH,
THE MERCHANT TAILOR.
0!F EVERY DESCRIPTION.
Suits made to order .at short notice
and a fit always, cuaranteed or no sale.
Call and examino the largest and best
flolecjod stock of goods ever shown in
Colupbia county. '
Btorcneit door to First National Bank,'
A. Scrap, a largo and complete line at J.
a lbums. rnoToariAi'ii.
Atcrcer's uieg ana uook ctoro, avluis uiw:k
A LL TI1E FINEST EXTBaCTS C0L00NE
A Sachets, Pomades, Hair Dyes and Bay Hum
at J. II. Mercer's Drug and Book wore,' Evans
Biocicj opposite Episcopal Church.
LIJ ritOPBlETARY AND PATENT MEDICINES
at j. 11. Aiercers lirug ana imkik mure, oppo.
BOOKS, STATIONERY AND WALu PAPER, A
fine stock at Mercer's Drue and Book Btoro.
opposite episcopal cnurcn; iiioomsDurg, xa,
PASTILLE. TOILET AND MEDICATED HOAPS.
j a full lice at- J. II. Mercer's Drue and Book
&tore,upper nam trcet.
"lOMBS OF ALL KINDS, WELL SELECTED, AND
Book fitore. tblrddoor above Iron atreet. mooms
j at very low nnces atJ. u. jLiercer srugaua
CONDENSED MILK, COXlfS, NELSON'S AND
Cooper's Gelatine, Tapioca, Sage, Arrow Root
and all the Drcpared foods for children and In
valids at Mercer's Drug and Book More, nrst door
aoove iie&a- isoot ana bnoe Btore, uioomsourg, rn.
(1ANART, HEMP, RAPE, MILLET, MAW AND
J Allxed Seed for tho birds, at J. II. Mercer's
Drug and Book store, first door below Creasy'
T711NB WWTINO PAPERS, BY BOX, LOOSE OR
I1 in TftblPt form, at J. n. Mercer'H Drutr and
ikk, utoro, uioomsourg, ra.
XTCRSINO BOTTLES. NIPPLES. RUBBER RA'I
11 ties, Teething Kings and all requisites of tbe
Nursery that will contribute to the baby's lianpl
ness,,at J. II. Mercer's Drug and Book More, two
doors above Evans & Eyera Clothing store.
jUYSICIANs PRESCllllTIONS AND FAMILY
Mercer's Drug and Book Store, Bloomsburg,. l'a.
i nroriuiB u&muiiy um uiru at an uuuni ui
rilOILKT AND INFANT POWDERS. ROUOK,
I cosmetic and trold and silver Diamond Dust.
at J. IL Mercer's Drug and Book store, No is Main
street, bloomsburg, l'a.
WALL PAPER-MANY KINDS AND MANY
Drtces at Mercer's Drue and Book Store.
oppuoiie episcopal tuurcn, jiiuoiuBuurg, i a.
By the following well known, maker;
Hallct & Dnyis,
Can also furnish any of the
choappr makes at manufacturers
prices, Do not uny a pniuo do
toro getting our prices,
Catalogue and Price Lists
w 'It lif.Millft !Mt
ley 111 f 4W II 41 f Iff I V-
For tho CoLyiiBiAN.!
Under tliu old trees in tho 'orchard
lav Eslollo Sutherland, or .Qypsio as
alio was called by hor friunds, in her
ammoek luly svvincing. Was slio,
pretty! OliI ncif it woie not for her
great black eyes, with theit fitful
slit, bIio woultl"h.ivo been nosuivoly
Hi arm tf a quick step on tho grass
aho.etarted up, a- faint roso blush on
. i . i - t -. .
euuer uiicik u ayoang man oi auoui
twenty-threo 'years camo towards htf.
A carclesi glnnoo would reveal to
you the fact that handsomo Fred Per
cy was one ot lamiion a petted dar
lings, and what was Sir William Per
ley's nephew and heir to his vast, estate
doing at tins littlo vine-olad cottage
down in 'Kdntl Two months before
while driving through thoro his 4iorso
had taken fright ' and -ho bad been
thrown ,from, his. buggy and-soverely
injured. Mrs; Sutherland's homo bo".
ingjthe only one nqar ho. bad bcop tak
on in thero and kindly oared for by
Gypsio and her mother., To-.morrow
ho must leave.
Hd had .been summoned , by Sir
William, whoso health was failing
rapidly, to accompany, him lo thesouth
of FrancCjhts physicians advising him
to start immediately.
Ho had onjoyod tho last month im
mensely, carrying on an idle flirtation
he called it but what had it been to
GypsicT- lie 'was afraid thero, w6uld
bo a scene when ho ba'do her good-bye
and this petted idarling hated scenes,
It'llTi.!! flwnalr. H ha cnwl linlrlln cr 'nut.
is .hand, "I bavo como to bid you
- A startled look crept into nor- dark
ill ! : 1 1. liT
VU3, ttllWl.'llU tUL' 1UU1W, ""A rUlUOb
Won'.t you bid me farowelll"
Rsisinc hor head proudly alio said
Good-bye and tuminjj ,lled rapidly
toward thd hoiUe?
"Whpwl" ejaculated Fred, 'leisurely
Seeing nothing of Gypsie that oven-
ing or tho next morning ho wrote her a
nolo telling hor ho. love d , her anil
would 'always bo hor frieud(t).,
Mall an hour alter Airs, utlierlanil
going to Gypsio'sroora.found her ly.ing
upop tho bed' cold and stiff 'tho ,note
clasped tightly' in her hand. Hastily
summoning Susio.to go for a physician
she placed her in bod and 'reading tho
note understood wliat it, Had neon ,to
"Oh, Doctor," she exclaimed turning
towards htm aa he entered, "What is
itt Wil sho liver
Ho pronounced it brain fever, but
said that with caroful nursing ,she
would recover, and after nine weeks, of
unremitting care, Gypsio slowly re
gained her health, but tho .strain had
been too much for Mrs. Sutherland.
Threo months after Fred Perlcy bade
ner uood-bye, Gypsio stood on tho th
reshold of that vine-olad cottage a
"Hello, old boyl" exclaimed Valcn
tino Bo'ylo shaking Fred Perloy by tho
hand, "llow aro y out Wnen did you
Ono question' at a time, please,
laughingly responded Fred. "Wo 'ar
rived here safely yesterday at ono
o'clock, and is the lady mamma well!"
"Ladv Boyle is well, thanks, and
would like you to bo at her ball this
evening. Tho dimness oi tJiieswioK s
grand daughter is to bo thero, she is
the merit beautiful woman in Loudon
and I wouldu't havo you. miss it lor
"Thanks." said D red. "I'll be tuoro.
Wnon ho entered tho ball .room tho
ball rpora tho first quadrille was in
progress. Making his way up tho
room ho soon cauio, upon Valentine
who ,was watching the dauoers,' a very
unusual, thing for him.
"Ah,, hero comes the uuourss ana tuo
lady Estelle," said Valentine.
1 tlon't see them, eaid red careltss-
ly, "By George!" he exclaimed' turpiug
tmd looking: down tho room, and this
is what ho, was looking at; , Up tjie
center of tho long room walked, or.
rathor.Bwept, tho, duchess for oveu at
her-advanced ago sho moved like a
quoon and at auy other tirao her .ap,
pcaranco would in itself have been
samoifui to excuc rumuiK, uu pvujuu
were, not lookint' at her grace, but
rathor atitho radiant creaturo who ao
oorapanled, her and whose stature
dwarfed hor tall as sho was. Eitello
Sutherland, for it was she, was dressed
in white eoio do Ulune, in tuo bosom
of' which was fixed a single roao. The
dress was cut low and her splendid
pock and arms wero entirely without
ornament. In the masses of dark hair
wluch was coiled like a coronet round 0red,,it will bq found muoh moro dilli
hcr head thero glistened a diamond oult to reoover tho latter. Tho pojiti
star. Simplo as was her costumq there c;an w.i10 allows himself to get aucrv
waj a grandeur about it that struck the
wholo room; but in truth it sprung
from tho almost perfect beauty of tho
woman who wore iU Auy dress would
havo looked beautiful upon that per-
feot form that towered so high and yet
seepiea to Uoat up tue room witu tne
grace of a swan. But hor lovoliness
did not end thero. From thoso dark
eyes tuoro snone u ngiu vu., iow men
could look upon' apa forgot and yet
thero was notinng. bold about u.. it
was like tho light of a star. It took
I.t n fnm onn.wlj fnr linr (r unlk nil
the room and yet it seemed long' to
UllV vri ovvv... v .,.
Fred boforo hor eyes met his own and
something passed from them into his
heart that remained more an ms me.
His gaze made hor blush a little it
was so unmistakable.
"Weill here wo aro. at last." she said
addrossing Valontino in, ,her musical
voice, "aometluug went wrong wtUi
tho wheel of thoouriago.and wo 'had
to stop and havu it ineudpd.''
"I am very sorry.'' paid Valentino,
"But, better late than never,"
"Valeniino will you introduco' me!"
"Lady Sutherland, my friend Mr.
Did he dream that this radiant crea
turo was tho littlo Gypsio Sutherland
lie had said .good-bo to just four
years agot Ah, nq, Her father was
thojonly son of tho duke of Chcswiok.
II., liml fnlK.11 in lnvn with lhn roctfll-V
beautiful daughter when homo from
oollego and tnarriod hor against his
father's whOies. UU latlior, dUiiihorit
ed him, but .on the Heath, tf- MfN
Sutherland itbe .eiuphcfja. liadt. ,tak.ei, A Soiith;. Carolina ;iuw.spaprj eayjs
Gypsio home, to llyo with her, t ' thai thero is an old colored mau in
Eyery where, the bpautiful Lady:JJj- Jouesboro who has beon married nine
telle was seen for the next few rabnthsl limes ana lias had 117 children.
Mr. Perloy was scon also. Ono morc
lng while walking in (tho park ho sud
denly grasped her hands and oxolajtn
"Oh! Estello ny love, my queen, will
toil bo my wlfol" ,
"Aro you sure, Fred," slowly drop-i
ping her eyn-llds till her dark lashes
swept her checks, "that ou never lov
ed any one but mtf
"My darling how oould you ask such
h questiont , No yon aro my first and
only love. Oh! do not say no,'' a she
was about to say sornpthinu. "I 'will
wait till. this evening for your answer,''
with a pleading ook :
ho left tier.
m Ins darK eyes
"Will tho ovenlng never uomol" he
ojtelaimei pacing up and down his
room, glancing at his watch bo saw
tba it was jitit livo 6'cloek. A servant
entered and. gave him a letter and
glancing at tho address that it was
Esttllo's writing. ,1'Varing yet hoping
ho hastily toro ft opon and out fell
not what he expected but tho littlo
faded note ho had written to Gypsie
four yo'arg ago, with a low lines writ
ten on tho back. What caused that
sudden pain at his heart! It was this:
""I am to bo married to Valentino
Boyle on the eleventh of, tlii-i month
and it is needless to hdd that I love
him. I loved you pneo years ago and
y ornod my love) nowit has turned
to hat o.
Vas she avengodt"
A Woman of Jewels,
THE DIAMONDS WORN lit RUSSIA'S EMPRESS
' OTIIKU NOTABLES,
No woman in the world 'wears so
many jewels as tho czarina. Even her
sistori who, when sho comes to tho Eng.
lidi throno will wear tho Kohinoor,
will not havo suoh jewels or so many
of them at ouo time. -Tho
.Ruge'ian crown jewels aro something
labulous. It is to bo doubted whether
anyono outside of that' country has' any
conception of tho extent of tho Uo1
nauolf possossions in tho way of pre
aiou9;stones. The Russians still -'retain'
their bid barbario love for splendor,
and when the empress shows herself
sho is a vision of unmatched gorgeous
nesai Sho is ono of th(J few monarchs
who Hill make 'a practico of wearing
a crown on gioat occasions, Mot of
the European queens: and empresses
content ttiomselves wiili a tiara, and
oveu Queen Victoria on ,lha occasion.
pf her jubilee levco wore only ono, of
the diamond tiaras such as may bo
seen on tho heads of women in the
boxes' of tho Metropolitan opera
house. Mrs., Astor- ustd tor woar a
very handsome one of the samo sort.
But tho czarina wears a, real crown.
There .are several sho uses, but the
favorite one is that made , and worn by
tho great Elizabeth of, Russia, and
Which is loaded wilhi gems of grea
prices The pearls alonq.aro said to bo
valued at something, like 80,000 rubles.,
When the .empress danced the other
night' with tho, Austrain embassador,
causing tho sigcificaut fact to be, flash
ed, aiound , tho world, pvor, mountains
and under oceans before, morning, -slio.
was arrayed in a fashion of. which Sol
omon never dreamed nor Balkis never
saw. On her head was tho, Ehzabeth
ancrown. Her gown was of, heavy
wliito watertd silk, with a whito.volvet
train,- embroidered heavily in gold and
hung about all tho edges with gold
balls.' The fr6nt of tho tiowu was or
namented with ronoi of liuked pink
coral! setiin diamonds and fastened at
intervals to the drcs$. The moklace
sho wore coutaiued over a thousand
stones and reached nearly from neck-
to waist a mass pf rubies, Bapphiyes
and diamandsj.aiveiilablo breast-plate
of, gems. Besideatbis showoro.pn h'er
breast abou.t half of her orders-r-she
hasQver.40 in all and they too. were
Ihshiutr with precious stones. Her
rinirs, .bracelets and earrings were all
equally nipknificent, aud wheni .she
danced it, was like ,tho, northern lights
. . . i . l ii..i.;-
in a misty sKy, a myriad uusuiug rays
of all hues slitterinii and .changing
withioverv movement. Y'Bt. tho czar
ina,' when sho goea-.back Jo her ,;early,
homo in Denmark, is absolutely, wtnplo
in hor costumes, wearing lor the most
part plain print frocks iu tbo morning,
and a ulaiu straw' hat with merely a
ribbqn around it for her walks .and
"drives. As tho Danish prince sbu
had1 so iowola and, vory few of oven
tho simplest gowns, for the royal
house of Denmark is poor, and neither
sho nor the priuoess of Wales . kufiw
anything of luxury until tbey married,
Advantages of Good Temper.
Thero is always good policy in keei
ing one's temper As often as, temper
;9 i03l a dogroe of influence is lost with
!ii ami wui0 ,i10 former may bo recov-
cnpicity whatever may bo the
provocation dops bis cause an injury'
wuich his soundest argument can hard-
iy repair. Just so wuh" men of all
professions, and wili men of no prof-
t8sion. If thayiwpiildjja. .fiblolto ox-
crt anway luJUoir sphoro thoy musk
ioarn to keep ccoli tf-Whoever.lUtood
to adiscassion iiiHvhfchpno'-p.vty'wi!nr
raving, tuntl,- wlulejituo-oilier. iuaintaiut
uj hieom'poBurOfiwithont havitighis
i mnat IiIim eh istd with the: latter.
oven thpugli, in' tliol,Ocgiiiilng,JjiS Mq-.
.... 1: .::3.l...V 1 r:.. l'-.T. ' !.
i muiUU IU1U1H..UUVUI1IUU11 111 iUVUl AJk. Lia
lormcrl U is commonly; takon (for.
granted,-and'with a1 good show' of rea
son, that ho who' has tho best sharoot
an argumonkuwlir- oihlb'it tli'd-.'most
A Danish pfll'.vr, is pictured to, us
making observations 111 regard to- tlio
deviation of rifle bullets, Olid day,
when walking'on t,ho ramparts at Dup-"
neL ho taw a! IVussdau shat-pshdotor
laking 1.111 athiin.', fWuiI6 ftho sdldior
placed hliiiBclf'at'i!i,i8t a'treo, in brdor
to take tt steadier dim, tho ofllcor' grain
ed his glas3ttq,watcj .his movements,
"TliU is all right, " salil.lici, "the mua-
ket ia' luetvon-a.lkio with my breast i
wo Bhall seo." -Tlio tricger was pulled,"
aim 1110 j'auinu giucvt viuivny .iyiv
'down: '.'At a dUtapco, ot abou ,300
yard tho .davlatiou of a balU Jiom
rilled muakt't is amiI ouo niutru.
- If Viaj?i6frV Journal.
Bill Nyo and a Book Accent..
TIlK i'F.f.t.OW ACTUALLY TRIE!) TO BKt.'t,
WILLIAM ONE OF lltg OWN' BOOKS.
Yesterday I had a personal conflict
of a bitter' and acrimonious nature with
ail unknown person on' my grounds at
Stalon Island. I doiiro to speak -f it
myself' rnther than havo the matlerjjct
into tno papers m n garbled state-.
I live in a quiet p6rtlon of tho Island
jnst; within sight of tho Produco Er
clinngo tower, but boyonrt tbo.reach of
tho bight air of Now York. Here we
havo civllizatiori on ono hand, arid trie
wild whoop of Buffalo BillV"savage
on the other. Just near 'onoufch to
'makoMt ox'citing. ' ' '
I did not think I would bo annoyed
hero by peddlers, beggars and fakirs.
Yesterday a plain, sad man' rung' the
dqor-bell. Ho told my representative
t,hatho desjred very muoh to meet' mo.
and .presented his, card. Tho namp was'
not familiar to me, but 'I put, on smy
other coat and invited him juto the
cold, cold parlor to which I invite
pcoplo who do not conib.highly indors
ed. . ,
He was' rathcr.quiet and sad in spots;
I' sympathized with ihim,- -for. I know
wnat 11, is. iu uu suu.
Ho had a letter of introduction,. he
anl. (mm n. Wf.11.lrnnurr lfMjirnfnrii on1
Ohfraro nf lninn. which liri hpirwd eh
U-avo toinrescnt. I read it. It introduce,
cd the bearer in. tho usual form and
begged me. to treat hirai kindly,, pnd
slated that any favor, shown to him
,would be gladly reoiprooatjd.- T then
told tho stranger, that we had atpleas
anter loom than that, and I wonld be
glad to have him como Jn and eamplo
"Now," tald I, .touching an( electrid
bejl sod ordering n largo watermelon,
"what can I do for youl -Would 'you
like to visit tho, Woraan's'Exchange or
Would yoa' rnther give y6nrs61F it ji to
an'afternoon with. mo at .Vanderbilt'o
Hd wdthat Ho did not wisii.to-tako
up my time. Jlo .had pplyjcaljtii on a
matter of business and would '.not,, do
tniii mn but a mnmnnt. ITn tlip'n 1rnv
tio'miits concealment somowhero about
his porson.the ,prospeot.uf. for, a.s.ub-.
cription book,,apd bcforj,J could stpp
him had said : "Wo purposei in, this
workito treat, of everything that people
iwantfto know about. It has statistics
io.it, .but thoy areuSQ presented- that
iyoniltko them. , You read along .down.
thoilqng columns .with tlio keonost. eu7
joyment. There .is a thread of iiltorest
.tunning through .these tabulated i stale.
mente which' piakeB'you sit ,p, till ilOng
utter j'J o clock rending tliera. All the
book is socked lull of interest and thrill,
and -yet, it would not. harm ,any ouo, to
read it. l hat is not all. it s reliable,
Every remark in it is backed up bv
statements. It comes lust at a tlmo
...1 J-V.l..!- " Vl ...11.1
wuuii uvury unu is uuu 1111111; tue nuwiur
snip 01 other booxs and gives to ono
. ... . - . . , . . . I ' J'
'and, all 'a feeling rtf conliddnco and as-
snranco when' faith" is wav'ering' and
tho reader U groping and clutchinc for
something tangible ahd'stable. This'
is essentially ,a stable' book. ,It tells
how-to break colts, how to treat crib"
bers, botts, and army worms, how to
bring ' up children and put .down huck
leberries,, how. to treat a setting hen
during convalescence, how to make a
cook'stovo or a cistern pump, draw,
how to write" for tho papers how, to
keep ants 'out of tho panlry, hdw to
makd parents self-supporting, how to
put up a lambrequin or put .down
carpet, how to purify'politics or, make
tlo.Uing island, how to tnpdity tho tar-
iffior inako-a ijood, durablo stylo, 'of
pork brino that' will' not suiell like a
dolayed autopsy "in dog days "; how to
mako molasses camlv or sneak a niece.
how io till by a pig's melt in tho fall
whether wo aro going to havo an, open,.
winter or, not,, how to bank up a house,
how to win the affection of tho opposite
sox,- how to meet an emergency, how
td mako ink at home which will speak
for itself, how to dye.a dross baokj
nuw iu romuvu laveuuer puutaiouns
fromlfrult stains, how lo.'sew up-a man
Iwh'o has tried to run a colored german,
1 i.t..., 1 ...i. . 1 ij. .
iiinui-uii ir'h uuiiiiic, Hints on voipo
culture; hints on marriagefarming, r'o
vivalp, etiquette : how to' mako' goodi
palatpblo , poultice j what Co do iq case
of .drowning; how fo mako ono dande
lion iroot servo as tbo foundation for
'a galloh of'bjtters every spring fqr.ton
years, how tq' amass wealth .aud dodge
the. Grand Jury, how to snare-, n grizzly
bear.. In fact overything you want to
know, told in a pleasant style, for
It was at thU'timo that tho personal
encounter-topic place., 1 am not a tuus.
cular man, but my aruu ,and legs, ex
tend in every direction .when 1 am ex
cited; Thoy are longor and more litho
than those of tho average man. An
artist from Munich pnee told mo that
ho thought,! was, tho limblcst man ,ho
evr-f saw,aud ho had scon a great, many
I did not iiormanentlv disfigure this
person, but I jolted him soverely and
contused and 'concussed him in threo or
lour places, after which ho went away,
Atter ho nqd go no 1 became more calm,
I retired to my dressing room, where
my valot turned my cuffs for me. I
then r turned to tho parlor. On tho
jloor J found the prospectus. It had
bceu left by mistako! 1 was cooler
now. I picked it tip and read tho
rjamo of the author on tho titlo-pago,
was as tonows! uii.r. jnye
Why California is Doubtful.
Atlanta Coiutttntton, Chtcaga Dlipatcli.
1 had a talk with Mi II. DoYoung,
tlio well known San I'ranoit'Oo editor,
ou Saturday, lust boforo ho' had beon
called into conference, representing
lilains interest, with ft lew loftdors
represcntipg tho other candidates
Uiirrinon had male n heavy gain that
morning, receiving 217 votos "against
ninety-four on tho Third ballot Friday
evtnlng, and his lrlonds hoped to have
tlio conference agred on him. J)o
young said: "It is absurd to talk of
agreeing on Harrison) ho oannot carry
.U10 facino coast, nor oan he carry sev
eral bther states, which would bo ro-
Publican; on account of his record on
iho ChinoBo question, Tho labpr vote
1 will bo against him aud California will
never support a man who Voted against
tho Chltioso bill and every phaso of
tho Chinese treaty. Further than this
ho voted to naturalize Cinnamon and
givo them tlio right of saffrage, and
Allison did tho samo ll'ing. If eithor
of these two are nominated wo might
as well givo up the fight in California."
r-rrr ; ? i '
THK (COLUMBIAN, VOL. XXII.N0 2G
COLUMBIA 5DRMOORAT1VOL Lit, NOH '
.Tho J'qreo of Eabit.
TUB COb-NT AND' lllS 'BRtDK EACH. F0IK1ET
THEMSELVES' AT'THR' WRONrr" TIME.
"Mv beautifui.Uhoolla. I neffer' tire
of looking tit your lofbly half." '
1'lid young coupio sat tn tho elegant
arlor df aliotol. enloylng a tcto-a telo
Tho wertt bh their wodding tour.
Julia Van Simkins, the boautlful
Pennsylvania heir'ess, who had met
tho distinguished foreign nobleman,
Count do Bcrgatnot, whilo on a V jsit
(tf h'er.frieutls in tho metropolis; had
yielded fo tliQ impuls,ivo ardor with'
which. tnu count pressed, nis suit- ana
a(ter av brief' colrtshiff tlio vtwd were
hiarricd."' L'ifedookcl blissfultdHd ro
mantle to, tho ecstatic young -couple,
aud a' future full of roso-Hcmbowcred
vistas, endless monllght reveries and
tho" dreamy do'tco for' niento of far
away'trofncal Edeiis, whoso existence
was gubssed by bdth.'but unpokon bv'
either, ro6' befdro their raptqrohs vi-
' Tho'head of tlie'bciautiful brido res
ted cdnfidi'ngly pn tho sbpuldpr 6F her
husband., tlio nobit- vouni 00 jicrga'
pouand nt, tho Bound 'of 'his voiCo she
"'"Iianveladi my de'Ar Coant4" sbo
satn,i';tnat my pair pie
1 -.... fi 1. 1 . , . . . : ...1,
Lif tltig3, tbo' ' lovely Head from' his
dul-le'r thd tlqbiq' frpgner'.ran, his
fincdrs through JthU wavv1 - mdlscff'o
cpiden hair loria'tew.tnonicnMwinj hii
ence and then with a deferential, sug
gestive' infleo'tiorf of 'Vdlco' ho-'ftbe'ontly
"llavo a shaniDoo. sin -
Reoovoririfi ' himself' Kfe his "bri'do'
Jookdd1 np with" a ritartJof' stirpriso 'he
wnllqt, took a'bank1 noto lrom it and
banded it to1 her. '
"Mv tear Choolial" be'SBid. 'k)t'niie
haf to hap)ihbss"of ,giflluglj'ou rhy first1
nrpHMitr'nflhin 'mnnlHlll!' '
Tho fatrrbridd took 'thd notoV lobked
at thb figures that indicated its'denom-
iuati6u tappod in a mechuuical ' way
pn.tHe center tabid and called out in a
fihrilt'voice;' ' 'J .
voa-a'a-shi' f rom trie- uucago
.TOOTUSOMF. , VIANDS UKUSIIKIJ. UY, THE
El'UJUKKS OF, XI IK DAKlv '-riTlN. l. ,
An anonymous traveler, who profles
ses .to bavev been lalmost cy.erywhere,
has reconlly, been publishing bis. .expe
riences ot (be bust (and worst)' the,
markptstaffordsiin variouspparts pf Af
rica. 1 .As that.dry.pnd duty continent'
lsjamdly becoming a placo- op. fashion-
1" A.oV Ko 'thinVin'nf iMn;nr"'it nn',i
if.so thev would,- perhaps, ber,glad. to
1 1 11...1..V o,i ,i.of
amonghu articles-pf Africa's, biU ,of
fajr r 1
V Lotin n ci.iM frnrr. . n!.i1,r,
liutf.atrw..W in .thnt..rfTinn hinnnnntnmllH
.. , . r-f- J ' rr-r . I
may be safely patrenized by pejspnsP'J' ;iunu.iumun
curiciis ni their catmg, but. ciepuanx.is
to boj ,doprecatedn and oschewedn A.
slico bf hmuo.two are, told.-"tastoa .like
a mean prppqrtion between .boiled bej-f'
and'boiled pork.1- .'.'Mean,-proportion"
is a' good .expression, and 110 doubU
very 1 avvmuby. iiujiinuv. yuw 1 um
tniUKj.oouiu.uuruiy uuer; imuqu irouiil
i i . :. ai .1 I-... : . I
honsdeut, is rathor .tougherthan .indiaM
nrizolb of .
pn eiotje . 1 .
,11 iJ -t. ia ......1 - 1 f,
island steak is so,deiioiQus mat onr
. , 1
inlChristian!oo'Uotries. xGiraffo .sirloin,
is ra'ro eatihc. .but as r tho-animal is
sbiriewhatjscaroo, tho .African nounat
mustlnot expect fx:dino on it move
than nuoo a,lweck. iat most, Ab.pip
airthlngs, wo adviso him 10 ausiqut,
from mstrich,- - It is saidXhat. a strpug -
toothed Kaffir. ,who can. ,mako. a meal
of 8i'lpdeathfcr-.auawiri', shakeuvshoad
hopelessly at tho mea ot masuoauug a,
bit of ostrich goblor.
Zebra is pronounced to bo a good
aS veal, and porcupino equal torihair,
nuu ur uuiuuiiLy is 'juiiu yiuijuriib uu
the subiect , ot.iQcuats., which .ho declar
es to be very . much, like, the' fayontc
Thanies fish, the whitebait. " John the
liaptist, tuereiore,- was not so badly
off in' tho wilderness; Twith his loousts
and iresii honey, t no Ulrica nzmi'
aro also reported iialatnblt but ,, the
king dish of; South Africa, is tho bus.
taru wiieu.you get 11,-wiuou ,is Bei
' Uppn tho whole. South and Central
Africa aro bv no means overstocked
hv ndihln, ilr-linfu'ina. mid tlin tate.ful
opiouj-o is advised ,to think Wico bo-
fore-he leaves. a land of turtle fotip.
canvas-back ducks .twentv-four pound
turkevs. saddleback, ovsteis and itlum-
puddings for tho sonny region where
thoy eat lion, elephant, ostrich, camelo-
pard, porcupine, lizard and audi
"small deer., jiv. Jr. Mieager,
In tho coinbmatiop, proportion, and
Preparation of its' ingredients, Hood's
Sarsanarilla accomplishes cures whero
ot'hen preparations entirely fail. Pcou-
Harnn its good namo at'home, which is
n "tn'wnr of Htrnnrrth abroad." neculiar
jn the phenomenal sales it bag attained,
Hood's Sarsapafilla is the moat sue-
cessfol tni'dicino for purifying tho
blood, giving strength, and creating an
According to Dr. Higbee's report of
tho soldiors' Urphaus -bchool , ot tho
state, wo loaru that thero aro at tl.o
ptosonttimo 2,771 childreti'iii thco
worthy ostablffhnuqts, and four who
rcceiyed relief iu other institution:
Thisis a very large number, whon it is
considered that the wnf closed twcutV-
threo Yiiars ago. By law alladmisslpn
lo tlieso schools olosod on tho first' of
June, 1S88, and consequently with
every coming year tuu uuiiiuur win uu
. ..!.' ill ..I..
crcaso, In 1890 tho eohools will per.
manontlv oloso. lhero will still bo
l.UUU children in .lucm at mat timo
who havd nbt attained 'tho ago of 1G
years, 'nor finished their education.
"A LETTER FROM JOHN M.
WARD, OF THE NEW YORK!
BAKU BALL CLUB, AND AUTHOR
nifTiiii'www rmnir hiark. ham,
I'orld's Extract Co,
, DEAR SIRS,' Havirignsed POND'S
EXTRACT as1 an application for the-
bruiaes, spruius and oilier injuries, In
cident to bajl-playing, I can safely
rccommond'if. lours truly,
Now York; June 14 18(1 8."
An Unglish paper reporla that 2310
ewes in 20 Hooks havo produood 1102
lambs-a return ot ion per cent.
The pigH will bo most thrifty if kopt
ill clean, dry pens and well litterod,but
will mako 111 jro weight, 11 tuoy navo a
run' on a clover lot.
A shoon breeder up in Manitoba re
ports a ewo whioh novcr has lees than
tb.reo lambs nt a time. And ho says
horidaughtcrs keep up the record.
Fooding in bIiOpp husbandry w hko
any other problem in livo stock. How-
1 1 1 ..1 . 1
over gpotl iw ureun 'wibuvub guwi uuiu
and folding tbey must necessarily de
generate. Professor Roberts gays' thoro is no
such thing as "nativo cattle." Tho
term is a misnomer. Our BO-ialled
natives aro a conglomeration of all thd
best blood of Europe
Jerseys add UolBteins aro to bo, sharp
contestants for first placo in tho dairy
world. Neither will Over fill tbo plaoo
of tho other, and, perhaps thoro ia
plonty of room for both.
A fruit grower who draped a plum
treoiwilh mosquito net to keep off tho
cnraulio, obtained twenty-two quarts
of fine fruit. Another covered a singlo
branch with 'equal success. '
An enthusiastic writer says that the
silo will make dimples on the faces of..
a uqod .many dairymen, and that if
ihef fill tho silo according to tho latest
light on tho subject thoy will never ro
grotit. A treo that is making too much
height without corresponding brandies
should bo trimmed off at the top in
the fall, whjch will encourage greater
growth iivthe branches next sprmgv
Iri feeding calves wo should remem
ber nature, and feed ofton and warm
tho fnillo to 80 or 00. It is only when
calves are fed only once or twiop a day
tha'tjthore, Is any, danger of over fo'ed-
A vnrti-'ettpjvtafcfni hrnndor of Poland
tJpvrias'ncver'feeds old sourewillto hi
8winc,-conienuiug iu u -puiouuuua
to tbjoiri. All'milk, Bteamod food, etc.,
is fed within'iwonty-four hoars of mix
The Mural, Arew Yorker says: One
thing seems, to havo boon qnito well .
demonstrated, ttifit a larger quantity
,of. potatoes, as well as potatoes of a
bettor quality, can bo raised with
chemical fertilizers than with manure
When tnefaruier shall begin to es
timate tho yaluoyof sheep -from' tlio
standpoint jof .meat, fertility and g'en
'eral advantage fo tho farm, ho will not
al'lo.w the, market price of wool to de--termlne
whethor or- not ho, .will rauo
, ,A "New York dairyman Kays'ho oin"
gel,moro'milk'lr'im 'cow's fed on bootfy'
t,wo, l.usHels pcir'diera to'the cow, than
from1 cnsilagcl The milk yield rau up
to.twonty quarts! Ho nsserta that ho
can' produce boois at a cost of 4 cents
a bnhel, 10k)0 bushels to tho acre.
Young corn makes an excellent
green inatuirjnl crop for plowing under,',
uuvtuo secu is .ejtpeusivu. durguuiu
maV" bo uscd,also, and tho seed for- -a
J . . . "il , 1.... t;..l ' t. ' :
thickly, and plow it under w
row acres win cost out, 111110. ouw av,
when tho .
!planter'.ro.abc'ut'two feet high,
. Alio w th" stock f rco acctssnto saltt
,?Vi8 80aBOC' t.as8iata'in oountor.
actiniruthe .euects .0! a grass diet)
Shourd-scours appear ktep. tho latook-
up ioT'O uayor iwo ana give oacu.ani-
m'al a 'Warm1 b-an mash.. Salt ia nec-
i C16vcr can be grown, on any sou
that is.'in good.conditi6tl.l jit? m3y bo
nopdilil down in'tho'fall as well;as 111 tho
sprinb. For this' iatitttde 'Septombe'r
ig thef proper per'od for all seeding,
ai, which tlmoMt will need no shading
i crop,ias isTequireu uy bouiu tsuns lur
spring Clover; J
m l?. 1 I ?i 1....?
I nmiimu.' iuu uiuuu iiuuiu iuauutu win
mi M- Tu bsl ,na.tcra, tr U9e aa
I . fiirfilizer aronnd. vounrr ncach trees is
1 WUUtl USUUI9.. VAIVT L11UV iUD bWUVUUID
?W mon of ground' bopo may.
MUcU that' is otten allowed; to co: to
I wastij upon tbo farni could iprofitably
l.bo gatherod up and -modo into - good
.fertiljzor and applied' to thb land to nid
anaincroasa cuonyieian on tno- crops.
llGivo, - as far as possible; 'the kind to
eaph crop best'-adapted to: seouro 'tho
uefe growtli and yield.
Manv cases of milk fever may bo
traced to tho manner in which tho'
cowajaro fed, beforo calving. ' If tho
cow is waiting to como in, and has
been 'dried off, sho will requiro. but
vetyilittlo grain. Tho best food is
grass, with a light mess ot moistened
bran Iat nicht. If too fat the chances
"are that she will bayomilklfever.
Beets' or mangels can ibo raised ,-iu
trreaO abundauco and at a low cost.
With our best lands' and in ail seasons
it is possible to raise ten bushels of
beets to tho same ground space that
will produoo ono ot corn. Tho cost of
raising is only about threo times that
oi corn per acre, and the leeding valuo
f J.... 1 1,..,., ., I '
of aiij acro.of;beet8 as I a' mipplomontol
feed to corn is equal to
five or more
acres, of corn.
Oases of Abaeat-Mindedness.
At this' yory moment a gontloman
iooking over my shoulder tells mo that
a few days ago ho came to town, for tho
particular lnirposy qf mailing a very
important letter. Ho did not like to
run the risk of having it lie for a day
in the post-olhco In the suburban bor-
oughi whero ho resides. He camo to
Pittsburg, about fifteen miles, went
straight to tho post-office, bought eix
1 !J-cetit elatnps, which he remembored
ho was iu uoed of, and returned to his
hemo with the important letter rosting
securely in his breast-pocket.
A slory used to bo told many years
ago of a merchant who was peculiarly
subject to fits of absent inindedness.
Uno day ho was writing a letter ana .
thought, absent-mindedly, that ho had
torgotteu his correspondents tirst
name. Turning to ono oi his clerks ho
said, "What is John Jackson's first
Tho clerk,, aocustomod to his employ
er's peculiarity, icplicdt "John, sir."
Tho merchant wrote tho letter, put
it in au envelope, and was again at a
loss. To tbtj samo clerk ho taul: "hx-
en so me, Uhario; 1 havo lor gotten
Johu Jackson s last uamo!"
But a better story than tbo above is
told of a gentleman in this- city who
was met by a lriend one morning recent
ly, Jiurrying back from the depot to
ward ma nuine.
"What's tho matter" tho friend
"Oh, I'vo left my watch 'Under my
pillow, and I'm going lo get it.'
,fYpu'll miss your train."
"Oh, no,'1 was tlio absent-minded
nun's reply. "See, I'vo got four mlu
utes yet," and ho pulled out his watch
lo enforce tuo statement. Aud ho did
not realize for eeycral seconds what )t
was that tnado his friend laugh so
heartily. I'itUluri J?Ujmtch,