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TIER LAST OABPET.
Tlio clothes-line, stretched from tlio
Juno npplo trco to the mulberry-tree,
and on to tho urcnt ox-heart cherry-
treo In Mrs. Gideon Huff's back-vard,
had for snveral days Haunted itnps of
bright green, orange yellow and dark
urimKon cotton, newly dyed.
On Monday there npnoarcd Beveral
yards of palo blue, and on Tuesday a
strip of btighl red. When Mrs. Huff
hung tin.' last strip on tho line, round,
rid, arma nkimbo, nodded tier pink
sunbonucted brad to and fro in an ap
proving manner, and said:
"Well, rvo liad good hick wiinovry
single piece, lf I'd made the aniline
dyo a leetlo inito darker, it'd mebbe
looked better along with tho groen an'
yeller in the twisted stripe I oallato on
having, but it'll look mighty purty as
'tis. 1 must git my log wood nn' cop
peras roady for Iho rejt of my rags,
nn' git 'em all roady for iho rag-suwin'
Friday, for they've- got to go to tlio
Mrs. Huff's rag carpets had taken
the first premium at tho county fair
every aiilnmn for threo years, and sho
wa laying her plans again this year to
capture tlio blue ribbon and tho fivo
dollar pri.j. Sho had a way of get
ting tip "twisted stripes,'' and coloring
and warpiug tho chain, that no one
could imitate. Her neighbors often
said that they would rathtr havo ono
of Harriet Huff's striped rag carpets
than a two-ply ingrain. Sho made a
great point of having her rags cut
very fine, and somotimes lay awako at
night planning t-omething new in tho
way of "hit-an'-miss fillin .''
"Sho cuts up our duds for carpet
rag-i 'foro we've half worn 'em out,"
id Mr. Gideon Huff, a littlcir-itably.
"When a woman gits to makin' rag
carpels, a man's red limning ain't safe
a minute, unless ho puts 'em in tho
bank in his own name, an' my blue
overalls giu'rally go into a ball of oar
pat 1 ags 'foro 1'vo woro 'em a dozen
Tho carpet Mis. Huff was now mak
ing was to eclipse all of her former ef
forts. Sho had aetmlly drcamod of
something now in twisted stripes, and
had rii-un in tho middle of tho night to
mako fast and afo the dream-sent idea
by winding tho colors in tho right ord
er around a strip of pasteboard. Then
she went back to bed saying to her
self: "Now if I could only dream of
something now in iilliii'l "
Rut such a dream did not come, al-
y though sho was a great dreamer, and
Btomly maintainco mat sue ouen
"dreamed out things,'' and that hor
dreams camo true. Reing thus a firm
believer in dreams, sho occasionally
oven invited dreams by overloading
her stomach at night.
"If I eat an ordinary light supper,"
sho Baid, "I don't dream much; but if
I eat pickles and chtcse and cake, and
a lot of stuff of that kind, I dream a
sight," which was no doubl. true.
Sho "raado a rac-sowin' '' that week
to finish up her hit and ni'ms rags, but
the rags for that wonderful stripo were
all to be sewed with iter own hands.
Eight or ten of her neighbors camo to
tho "ragsowin'." Each of them
brought her ncedlo and thimble, and
sewtil carpet rags aim laugnou anu
gossiped in tho most agrecabhi way
all tho afternoon, and in tho evening
their husbands cam to supper.
Not even to theso ladies did Mrs.
Huff disoloso tlio pattern of hor
"drramed out" t-lriiic. although sho in
formed them that tiny could confi
dently expect to see such a rag carpet
as they'd never beforo seen, when tho
fair opened two weekH later.
Her household duties occupied her
time more than usual at that season of
tho year, so that she could so only at
night, and oach night she sat up until
verv late sowing on tho ureen and
crimson and yellow and bluo and black
and white rags for tlio stripo in her
It was after midnight on rulay
when the last bill was sewed and
wound and weighed, and ready to go
to tho weaver's on tho moriow.
"Tho stripo cmt bo improved on I
jest know," said Mrs. Hufr, as sho put
tho rags away in stout grain bags, and
tied them np. "Rut I can t decido
just how to havo the colors in tho
chain warpod, or whether to havo tho
light and dark rags all mixed up, or
sen'rato in tho lnt-an' miss. 1 do
wonder if I can t dream it out to
night I'm all tired out, and I droam
beBt when I'm that way. Mebbo if I
eat a big piece of gooseberry pio and a
pieco of olieeso 'foro I go to bed, I'll
dream something uncommon. I road
tho other day of a great poet who
wrote hall a potent, and couldn't finish
it to suit him. and ho went to bed and
dreamed tho other half all out plain aB
dt y, and got up in his night gown and
finished un. I'm suro if a person
could dream out a lino i em, I'd ought
lo bo able to droam out a common rag
Thus reasoning to herself, Mrs. Huff
ato her pio and cheese and went to
bed and, being very tired, soon drop
Sho won Bleeping heavily when her
husband called her in tho morning.
Her first words when Bho aroso woro :
"Well, it didn't do any good. I
didn't dream aii)ching about that car
pet, although I did dream of forty
o.her things. I must hurry up my
work, and have Gideon take mo and
tho racs over to tho widow Watt's,
and seo myself that sho understands
just how that carpot's got to bo wove."
Rut whon, two hours later, sho went
into lier littlo eoA'ing room to get her
rags and chain, thoy were not to bo
"Gideon,'' sho called to I or husband,
who was putting tho horses to tho
light wagon in tho barn-vard, "have
you earned them rags out to tho wag
"No," called baok Mr. IIufT, I nln't
seen your old rags. I'll bo glad when
I havo Been tho last of 'era, and you've
dono a-Bcttin' up o' nights a-puddlin'
over era, and undermindin' your con
Btitution and your health,"
"Well," they nm't here," said Mrs
Huff, "and I left them hero last night,
all roady to bo carried out. Hanner,
ov you seen them ragst
"No," replied Hannah, tho hired
girl, "I aiu't seen a solitary thing of
"That's queer," said Mrs. Huff, irri
tably. "Thoy novcr tuk legs and
walked off of their own accord. Bam,
I don't s'poso you'vo seen anything of
Sam, tho farm hand, happened to
pass tho open window nt that mo
ment. "Your rags, Mis' Huff. What rags'"
"Why, my carpet rags.'1
"Didn't know you had any," replied
Sam, briefly, as ho went unconcerned
ly on his way.
Then began nn aotlvo search for tho
rags. Mr. Huff was called in, nnd bo
singular was tho disappearance of such
bulky articles, that he joined in tho
search with considerable intorost.
"It's tlio queerest thingl" said Mrs.
IIufT, for tho fifteenth time, as sho look
od into places in which tho bags of tags
could not. possibly be. "Its my
opinion," sho said at last, "that some
body has stolen those rags. Thoy
must hivo dono itl They novcr got
away alone; nny ono with common
senso knows that."
No traco of tho thief oould bo found.
but 0110 could easily coma and go
without tho family knowing it, as tho
doors and windows wcro seldom fast
ened. In fact, some of them had boon
left wido open tho night beforo to
admit tho oool air at the oloso of a hot
Alter an hour ot unravelinc search
Mrs. IIufT dropped wearily into a chair,
and said, in a chocking voice, "Woll,
thoy'ro gone, and gone for good, nnd
so's my chanco of getting the prizo at
tho fair noxt week. Somebody must
havo stolon 'em. I reokon now that
Calisty Horn will get tho premium
with her carpet.
"Well, well, what if sho docs! ' said
Mr. Huff, consolingly. "You'vo had it
thren years hnnd runnin,' aud you'd
ought to givo somebody else a chance,
"Thoy all havo just m good a chanco
as I,ve had, ' replied Mrs. Huff. "And
tho premium aint nothing at all comp
nred lo tho loss of that carpet that I
had callated sure on pattiug down in
tho settin'-room this fall."
Tho rags were not found in tho days
that intervened beforo the fair, and
Mrs. Calisty Horn's carpot did get thu
"And Btich a looking carpot as it was,"
said Mrs. Huff, somewhat spitefully.
"Tho rags was half an inoh wide, and
she'd got too much copperas in hor
coloring, and the stripo was nothing to
compare to what mine would nave
Her loss and defoat weighed hoavily
on Mrs. Huff, and Bho lay awako a
long tlmo thinking tbo wholo matter
over after sho had gono to bed, whon
she camo homo from tho fair.
Sometimo after midnight Mr. IIufT
awoko to find himself alone in bed, and
as he opened his eyes ho fancied ho
saw somo ono pass tho door leading in
to tlio hall,
"Harriet," ho oallod is that you!"
Tliero was no reply.
"I wonder ,'' he said, "if that wom
an has got up in tho deau of night to
begin on another carpet. Sho sha.i't do
it! Harriot, what aro you doing? You
Still Harriet did not answer. Mr.
Hull arose, wrapped a quilt around
him, lighted a candle and started out
to investigate As ho stepped into tho
hall ho heard a noiso as of somo ono
moving around in an unused nltio room
above him, a room had not been enter
ed for weeks, which was now filled
with all tbo odds and ends of things
that will collect in a house as the years
go on, and which a great many peoplo
save, under tho impression, usually a
delusion, that they will sometimo
Among the useless rubbish stowed
away in Farmer Huff's attic was the
frame of an old carpet loom on which
Mrs. Huff had woven many a carpet in
her younger days ; but years had pass
ed sinco tho loom had beon in use.
Tho moonlight streaming in through a
window showed Mr. Hull that tho attio
door was opened, but thcro was no
other light in tho room.
"Harriet Unit!' ho cried, "what in
creation air you doing up there at this
time o'night T Hunting some more tor
mented old rags T Como right back to
bed 1 You'll get your doath o' cold
roamin' round at nipjhtl"
oho took no notice ot his querulous
remarks, but ho heard no more sou.ids
in tho attic, but ho was too much
troubled to let tho matter rest as it was.
and accordingly mounted tho stairs
and entered tho attio room. There ho
saw something that caused him to open
both eyes and mouth with amazement.
it the old loom sat Mrs. Hull in
her night clothes. In ono band she
held an old wooden shuttle, whilo witli
tbo other she fumbled around in a
grain bag full of carpet rag balls lean
ing against a post of tlio loom. Draw
ing fortli a ball of tho "hit-an'-miss
rags sho slowly Iogan winding it on
the shuttle, which she then passed to
and fro through an imaginary warp.
Tho reed and batten bars were cone.
but Mrs. Huff went slowly through tho
motions ot using them.
Tho amazed Mr. Huff at once noticod
that her eyes woro closed, and his be
belief that sho had beoorao a "stark,
staring, loonytic, changed into the
raoro agreoablo thought that sho was
simply sound nsleep. His eyes rested
on tho missing carpet rags, and he
mentally ejaculated :
"Rrought 'em up hero herself in
her sleep two weeks ago by Jinks!
What's goin to become of her if sho
goes to makin' carpets botli when she's
asleep and awako! iter intcllekshol
reason will give way. That's wliat'll
happen her! No born woman
could stand it, and it'll be mighty h rd
on all ot us. ono snan t mako nary
nother carpet! I'll buy body bristles
for ovory room in tho house, first!
Harriet Diany Huff, wako up and git
to bed wnero you uiongr
Mrs. Huff did not wako, and Mr,
Hull hesitated beforo speaking again 1
"Thoy say," ho said to himself,
"that it ain t safo to wako up sleep
walkers or somnambulances suddenly,
Mebbo sho'd havo a fit If I woko her,
though Bho don t como of a htty fam
lly. I'll just seo what b)io does."
A moment later Mrs. Huff slowly
left the loom, nnd, with eyes still clos
ed, shnt tho attio door bobind her,
walked down Htairs, and returned
quiotly to her bed.
"It beats all," said Mr. Huff, as ho
quietly lay down beido her, "but sho
snan t modiiio wiui carpet rags no
moro, she shau't '
In the morning sho said while dress
ing: "I droamcd 'bout weaving mo a
carpet at mv old loom last debt. 1'vo
JJiad bov ral such dreams lately."
"Hovt" queried Mr. Htiff, dryly.
"That reminds 1110 thnt I want to show
you something in tho old loom room.
Como right up!"
"Wait till after breakfast."
"No, I've got moro time now."
"Thero you air, Harriot Huff," said
Mr. Huff, dramatically, as ho threw
open tho attio door, and waved his
hands toward the bag oi rags.
"Gideon Huffl" sho said, ns sho sank
down on on old hair-covered trunk,
with her hands upraised.
"I'd say 'Gideon Huff' if I was yon,"
ho replied; then be went on solemnly,
occasionally shaking his fingor toward
hor. "Harriot Diany Huff, I ain't got
much to say to you. but what I do say
is solemn and pertickler, and I mean
it. You'vo mado your last rag carpet!
Your intcll ikshell reason' is given'
way uudcr tho strain of it, to say noth
in' of our duds 'bcin out up 'fore they're-
half woro out, and you in a stiddy
picklo and stow over your colorin' and
twisted stripes. You drug them rags
up hero in your sloep, and las' night I
ketched you up hero goin' through
weavin' motions in your sleep. Your
mental brain powers is becoming ex
hausted over carpet-rags, and you'vo
got to givo 'em up for good and all,
premiums or no premiums."
So Mrs. IIufT, greatly shocked whon
told of her performance, did givo up
all rag carpot making, although tho
beautiful twisted stripe of her visions
and dreams becamo a reality as soon as
tho rags could bo carried to tbo widow
Dream-provoking food at midnight
was also wisely given up in obedience
to Mr. Huff's demand that his wifo
should do nothing to impair her "in
This is a truo story, and tho reader
can draw tho moral from it. Youth's
When to Hunt and Tish.
A HANDY TIIINO TO HAVE l'ASTEI) 111'
CUT IT OUT,
No laws seem to bo so hard for
people to remember as tho gamo and
lish laws. This is partly duo to tho
fact tho Legislaturo is constantly chang
ing and altering them, nnd partly to
the disposition of the averago citizen
lo disregard tho laws and to tfish nnd
hunt when and how he pleases. The
latest gamo and fish laws make the open
seasons as follows :
Ducks, September 1 to May 15 ;
plover, Jnly 15 to January 1 ; wood
cock, July 4 to January 1 ; quail, Nov
ember 1 to December 15 ; pheasant,
October 1 to January 1 ; rail and reed
birds, September 1 to December 1 ;
turkey, October 15 to January 1 ;
squirrels, September 1 to January 1 j
rabbits, November 1 to January 1 ; bass
and salmon, May SO to January 1 ;
piko and pickerel, June 1 to December
1 ; German carp, beptember 1 to alay
1; brook trout, April 15 to July 15J;
deer, October 1 to December 1.
The scalp bounties aro as follows :
Foreyery wolf, S10; wildcat, 2.00 j
rod or gray fox, $1.00 ; mink, 25 cents.
Fishing with uets and soiues is for
bidden altogether, under a penalty of
$100 and six months imprisonment in
the county jail. Fish dams aro for
bidden, nnder penalty of 50 for first
offenso aud $100 for second offense,
Nets can bo used for tho catching of
suckers, cattish and eels in private
streams other than trout streams.
No wild birds other than game birds
shall ba killed. Tho following are con
Bidered game birds :
Tho anudae, known as swan, geese,
brant, river and sea ducks; tho rallidue,
known as rails, coots, mud hens and
gallinulcs ; tho limicolae, known as
shore birds, plover, surf birds, snipes,
woodcock, sand pipers, tattlers and cur
low ; tho aallinae, known as wild tur
keys, grouse, prairio chicken, phoasants,
partridges and quail; and the columbae,
known ns doves and wild pigeons
Penalty $10 to S50.
The ahovo is a brief synopsis of tho
laws mado up fiom a careful reading
of the game and hsh laws up to 18'J.
Hunting or hshtug on Sunday is lo -
bidden under a penalty ot
THE ENGLISH SYNDIC ATE8.
A I.IVMIPOOI. 5IAN 110 SAYS THEY AUK. A
II. D. Porteus, an English capitalist
and one of tho largest English import
ers of American flour, is in Pittsburg.
Mr. Portous principal olllcinls are in
Liverpool and he is ono of the foro-
most merchants of that place. A ro
porter mot him in the otlioo of Marshall
Kennedy x (Jo. and in a genoral con-
versaiton Mr. Porieus remarked: "Tho
much-talked-of 'English syndicates,'
which seom to bo agitating your cotiutry
recently, and to which tho nowspapers
havo devoted considerable attention,
have caused English capitalists to
"Why, tbero is not a trado man in
England who knows any of tho mon
who composo theso English brewery
syndicate. 3, etc. None of tho big busi
ness men in Liverpool, London or any
other of tho largo cties know
anything about such transactions.
Another point, and ono which knocks
tho deal in tho head is this: Tho
business men on tho other sido of the
pond recognize tho Americans as beitig
very shrewd business mon. JSow do
vou suppose that when Americans aro
making so much money in their bust
less, with euoh pronts as ;w, -iu and fill
per cent., thoy would allow linglish
men of monoy to gobblo np tho plants
unless there was plonty ot monoy in it
and big chancesT Tho English see
this and if thoy could get oontrol of
brewery whals to provent tho man
who sold out from starting another
establishment? As soon as an American
wants to sell out an Englishman be
comes euspioiotis, as they well know
Americans aro not throwing any
In tho combination, proportion, and
preparation of its ingredicits, Hood's
Sarsaparilla accomplishes cures whero
other preparations entirely tail, re
miliar in its good nnmo nt homo, which
is a "tower of strength abroad," pecu
liar in tho phenomenal sales it has nt
taincd, Hood's Sarsaparilla is tlio most
successful medicine for purifying tho
blood, giving strength, and creating nn
Typhoid fovcr is provailing to an
niarming uncut in iiiu iioriucru town
ships of Rorks and Lehigh counties,
land a number of deaths havo occurred
VOL. 24. NO. 40.
BADLY SOABFD BY A WATCH-
SKIIVANTS THOUGHT TUB TIMEI'IKOK WAS
THE A1I0DE OKW1TGI1ES.
For years Dr. Atlcn, tho Scottish
phytlcinn, was anspootod of being n
wlzird, nn opinion wlitoh was confirm
ed when, in 1G30, ho provided himself
with a silver watch of tho ragulation
size nnd stylo. Chancing to stop with
a neighbor over nifjht, nnd it bein;
somowhnt cold ho laid tho watch near
his body and covered it with tho bed
quilts, so that tho chilly wcatherwould
not affect tho works. Noxt morn
ing ho aroso ralhor abruptly and
'eft tho l.onso without removing his
trcasiiro from its cosy no3t in tho bed.
In fixing up tho room tho servant
discovered "tho infernal chattering
thing'" and immediately ooncludod it
must bo tlio old doctor's "familiar
pirit," conclusions which sho hardly
arrived at beforo sho had fleii wildly
from tho room. Other servants wero
oalled and tho wholo array charged the
chattoring thing" in tho bed. Uiubs
aud tones wcro freely used, but tho
caso was strong nnd tbo thing chatter
ed defiantly. Ono of the girls, moro
courageous than the others, finally
sreed that sho would tako tno tonga
and carry tho thing to tlio moat and
rown it, a proceeding iraugui w un
anger but at last decided upon. Tho
others lollowed at a respectablo dis
tanoo with hoes, clubs and Bhovols,
with which thoy proposed lo pounce
on thu thing should it attempt to at
tack tho heroic girl. When tho old
doctor returned for his watch ho was
informed of what had beon dono, ono
f tho seivants loading tho way to
whero tho thing had been drowned.
It was found hanging on a biiBh on
tho bank of tho moat. Tho failuro to
boat or drown tho thing to death
fully conviuoed tho servants that it
was in reality tho old wiza -d's spirit,
and they could not bo pursuaded to
Tho ntorv is related to bIiow what
rarities watches must havo been even
at that lato period of tho seventeenth
In 179G ono ot th- n-iraircrs ot lttoo.
HI. caused to be mado for that mon
arch a watch which was a marvel in
its way. It had a calender hand
which pointed to tno nays ot tno
month and year. Instead of making
a revolution every month, like calendar
watches of to-day, it took tho wnoio
305 days to get onco around. Iho
dinl-ploto was only two inches in diam
eter, thorcforo tho fignrcB must havo
been very minute, otherwise iho 305
numerals could not havo besn arrang
ed around the border.
Tho annual dial-calendar was but
one of a number of oxtras with which
this watch was provided. A movepblo
diamond performed diurnal revolutions
as regularly as did tho great orb after
which it was modeled ; it struok tno
hours, tho half hours and tho quarters,
whilo an insido dial-plato revolved in
a manner clearly exhibiting tbo varia
tions of tho seasons.
Tho English House of Commons,
following a suggestion of Sir Isao
Newton, appointed a comraittco Juno
11, 1 7 M with power to otter a reward
of 50,000 to any ono who would in
vent an accurato time-keeper lor use at
sea in doteiinining longnuuo. Attir
many years of labor and study tho in
vention was announced as perfected.
However, tho inventor, ono John Har
rison, did not receive tno rewaru ior
his labor until Sept 14. 1701.
Koyless watches have been known
for tho past 100 years, but not until
within tho past twenty fivo havo they
como into general uso.
it would tako columns to cntiraerato
all tho dainty and wonderful little
timepieces that havo been made during
tho past 200 years. They htvo been
made no larger thau p-'as, and sot m
rings for physicians to facilitate tho
counting ot tho pulse. They havo
beeu fixed in bracelets, brooches, eyc
glosjns, tops ot umbrella-handles and
oven on tho ends of lead-pencils, wheie
they occupy tho samo position as tho
rubber on tlio averago Faber.
In 1883 a watchmaker of Dresden
exhibited a watch raado entirely of
paper. The paper was chemically pre
pared and tho macr claimed that it
would bo a serviceable as it mado ot
tbo material ordinarily used.
iho sarao year at a fair held at
Worcestershire, England, Crowther
Rros, & Co. oxhibted one mado entire
ly of iron.
An ingenious prisoner at Kanaus,
Bohemia, rocently constructed a watch
eight centimeters in diameter, with no
other tools or material exoopt two
needles, a spool of thread, a nwspape-r
and somo ryo straw. Tho wheel",
posts, and cogs are all undo of rye
straw, which it is well known is quite
coarse aud tough. It runs six hours
without winding and Keeps good tnnn.
It is now in pi jscsiou of tho prefect
of Ivauaus, who c 3 s it tho great
eat marvel of tho nineteenth century.
Iho most ingenious, periect and
complex watch ever manufactured was
sent out trom tho works oi 1'attk,
Phillippo & Co., of Gdiiova, Switzer
land, iu July, 1SS7, and is now in pos
session oi isaron iNickoias. it is
what is known ns tho full-sized
hunter," On ono sido tliero is n dial
of tho regulation kind, exhibiting tbo
hour, minute and second hands ; also
an independent chronograph hand
which marks tbo fifth of seconds. Tho
samo dial lias repotting mechanism
which strikes tho hours, quarters and
Tho opposite dial has hands pointing
to tlio mouths, weeks and das
Another largo com ral hand on this
dial, il sot at tbo beginning of cacli
year correctly points to all moon
phases nnd also acts as a perpetual oil
ondar. It is so ooustruotcd as to rul-
mit of its keeping two different tiinos,
say standard on one sido aud buii time
on tho other.
(JoTtT a Rehef.
Miss Jones: "llow good of you
doctor, to como to talk with me!
Doctor; "Oh, not nt all. I have
listened to so much clover talk ibis
evening that it will bo quite a rest to
you, Mi'b Jones, I assure
His Chance for Life.
Sympathetic Citizen Is he fatally
wounded, do you mink, olhceiT
Policeman Two nv tho wounds
Intnl. sor, but tho third U not, if an' wo
can lnvo him ntt for a fwlidu I think
ho wud comu arouudall right- Grit.
f'OREEN 0001)8" BW1HDLE.
a nnnus cocntv KAnMF.n loses $300
IN AN AT-milT TO OUT ItlCII
An aggravated "groen goods" caso
has just como to light at Reading,
whereby n farmer named Hornborger
was swindled out of $300. Ho ro
Bules near Mohusvillo and somo tlmo
ago ho camo into possession of a type
written uircular, dated Now York, and
containing n strictly confidential propo
sition to furnish any amount of beauti
fully credited greenlncks that could
not bo distinguished from the genuine,
at tho Iirlco of $100 for $1500. Ho
showed it to his wifo and after vari
ous consultations, thoy thought tho
Bchcmo was a good ono and agreed to
ptirchaso $1500, and with tho proceeds
furnish n now house which thoy had
As Sir. Hornborger had never been
in New York ho engaged a hatter, of
this city to accompany him, and draw
ing tho rcquisito amount of money out
of tho bank thoy started for tho" me
tropolis. Thoy called at tho address
indicated in tho circular, whero thoy
were Bhown piles of beautiful green
backs that looked as good ns any thoy
had ever seen, and tho $300 was duly
They woro told by tho seller of tho
goods that it would not be prudent
to carry it with them, nnd that
it would bo best to sond it by ex
press. In older to uistiro good faith
ho was allowed to pack tho monoy
himself in a b3X furnished by tho deal
er. When it "as packed and directed,
tho buyer took it to tho express ofilco
and dispached it to his address. Ho
was told by tho seller that his safest
plan would bo to concoal tho box for a
fow days after its arrival.
Accordingly whon ho camo homo, ho
buried it in his barnyard for a few
days. When ho finally opened tho box
ho found of com so that it contained a
fow blocks of wood and somo clay. Ho
was very much disappointed and angry
and wanted to compel tho hattsr who
accompanied him to boar half tho loss.
Tho latter demurred to this and told
tho story to his neighbor.
THE JOHNSTOWN BELIEF.
FINAL I'AYStENTS TO HE MADE SHOIITLY
THE REINTEltUlNO OP THE VICTIMS.
All tho necessary papers for tho final
distribution of tho relief lund bv tho
State Comraittco havo been mado out,
aud it is nnnounced that payments will
shortly begin. Chocks will bo used ns
heretofore, payablo at tho First Nation
al Rank. Thcro is not ono out of a
dozen of those who did not buy tho
bulk of his stock on tho strength of
tho hope that ho would receive enough
from tho relief fund to set him nearly
to rights again.
Tho announcement that the distribu
tion will soon begin hai put a new
countenance on most people, and it is
believed that when tho money is actu
ally paid there will bo such a boom in
Johnstown ns few places of its sizo has
Secretary Kremer, of tho Flood Re
lief Commission, has completed a plan
for reinterriug in ono plot iu Grand
Viow Cemetery the bodies of tho un
known dead victims of tho Johnstown
disaster who aro now buried in a num
ber of places, many of them from tho
necessity of thu oao in a manner far
from satisfactory. ihoUemetory As
sociation has set apart an elegant plot
aud thu commission has appropriated
a sum of mosey sullicicnt to havo tho
graves properly cared for. Tho col
lection of bodies in this way will bo
utilized iu perfecting tho records,
which, particularly as to tho inter
ments of the first few day, arc very
Another bodv was taken from a cel
lar Thursday. It was that of a mid
dle aged female about four feet six in
ches in height.
THE PROFESSIONAL C JLDIER VOTE.
We do not believo tbat tho foldic
ote, as such, is lo bo swayed by tho
pension bids ol party, wo believo
that honest soldiers "will vote ns they
fougbt,"not for monoy but for honor
able and patiiotic reasons. If wo nro
wrong, if tho enormous ponsion pay
ments, as tho Taunor doctrine and its
commtndation imply, aro substantially
tlio price of soldier voles, thou thero Is
no moro dangerous, because venal, vote
n tho country. Tho conduct o tho
Administration both in the appoirtment
and tho removal of Tanner betrays its
apprehension that veterans w''t voto
against tho Republican party because
thoy may not get as much monoy as
Uioy hoped for from T.tincr. This is
i droll way ol couoilmtiug lionurablo
American citizens. Harper s Weekly.
"lII'EIS TOO short-
and time and mouey too precious, to
be frittered away in tins trial of uncer
tain means of cure, when ono is nfllict
od with nny lingering or chronic ail.
nicnt of the liver, lungs orblood. JNow,
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
is such a positive remedy for all such
ills, as to warrant its manufacturers in
selling it, as they aro doing, through
iruggisls, on condition that it it don t
do all that it is recommended to, tho
money jiaid for it will bo promptly
refunded. Thero aro a great many
blood purifiers advertised, but only tho
"Golden Medical Discovery" of Dr.
Piorco could sustain itself aud bo sold
under Biioh trying conditions. To sell
any ordinary medicine undor such
guarantee, would bankrupt its pro-
inetors, but with tho "liolden Medical
Discovery" all that is asked for it is a
fair trial, and if it don't do all that it
is advortised to, tlio manulacturors
will cheerfully and promptly re
fund all iho monoy paid for it. Ry
this singularly peculiar method of busi
ness, nliko liberal to purchasers and
exacting to the manuf icturcrs, tho in
valid can bo sure ot getting tho value
of his mouey, which is not truo of any
other medicine. All diseases arising
from torpid liver, or from impure or
poisoned blood, are conquered by
tlio "Goldon Medical Disooveiy.'' Es
pecially has it nnnitesied its marvel
ous potenoy in curing Salt-rheum, Tet
ter, Eczema, Peoriasis, Importigo, Ery
sipelas, and all scilp dn-oases, no mat
ter of how long standing. Scrofulous
affections, sores and swellings, ns
Fever-sore, White Swellings, Hip
joint Disease ami kindred aliments
yield to its positive, purifying, strength
ening and healiug properties. Lung
scrofula (commonly known as Con
sumption of tlio Lungs) also yields to
it, it it bo taken in time and given i
fair trial. Contains no alcohol to inob
riate, no syrup or sugar to ferment and
impair digestion ; as wonderful in its
curative results as it is peculiar in com
position. Don't accept any substitute,
said to be "jmt as good," that tho
dealer may make a larger pruli,.
A Beat Twig.
"Well, Herr Sc'iuUe, what are you
going to do with yo.ir lioji"
"1 think 1 shall havo to lot him join
tho police, for I never can lind bita
lwbeu 1 waut him.''