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March 1, 1881
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I. Lb 27, '79
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The Comet I . Ho Is on bls tiral,"•
And singing as he dies ;
The whining planets shtinw before
The spectre of the skies
AL well may regal orbs burn blue,
And satellites turn pale— . •
Ten million cubic miles of head,
Ten billion leagues;of tail I
On, on by whistling sp 't
ores of !lett
He flashes and he tunes ;
le turns not to the let nor right,
Ile asks them-not their nineb;
45ne . spurn from btsderhontac heel;—
Away, away they fly, .
Where darkness may he bottled up
. And sold for "Tyrian dye."
And what would happen to the land,
And Vow-Would look the ties,
If in the bearded dm li's path - -
Our earth should chance to be?
Full hot and high the sea would boll,
Full read the forests gleam t -
31ethought I saw and beard it all
In a dyspeptic ("ream.
.I,saw a tutor take his tube
The Comers coursello spy
I heard a reream—the gathered rays
Ilad stewed the lutorieye ;
I saw a fort,—the soldiers all .
Were armed with goggles green ;
Pop eraeked..4he guns! whizz flew the balls! .
Bang wenr the magazine!
I !Saw a poet dip a scroll •
Each n oment in a tuts
I read upon the warping back,'
"The Dream of Beelzebub;!'
He could not see his verses burn, ,
Although his brain was fried, '• r
And ever and anon he bent
To wet them as they dried.
I saw this scalding pltch,roll down'
The cracking. sweating pines,
Awl streams of smoke. like water spouts,
iturst through the rumbling mines ;
1 asked the firemen why they made •
Such noise about the:town ; •
:They answered not—but all the while •
The brealbz s went up and dostm.-
I saw a roasting pullet sit ' - •
17poira haklnl egg; •
I Saw A cripple scorch his'hand
Extinguishing his leg ; -
I saw nine geese upon the wing
Towards the frozen pole,
And every mothers gosling fell
Crisped to a crackling coal.
I saw the oT that browsed the grass
Writhe in the blistering rays,
The herbage in his shrinking Jaws
Was all a fiery blaze ;
I . saw huge fishes, boiled to'rags, •
Bob through thcybubbling brine ;
And thoughts of supper crossedinly soul;
I had been rash at mine,
strange sights strange sounds: le. fearful dream
Its memory haunts me still; •
The steanfing sea, the crimson glare, -
That wreathed each wooded hill'; • •
Strangers if through thy reeling brain
Such midnight visions sweep,
spare ! spare, iti,spare thine evening meal,
And sweet shall be thy sleep!
Or, A Slip 'Twixt the Cup and
You all knew:Saraly McPherson ?
said our Cololol
'lntimately.!'. 'Perfect As
well as my own brother, sir!' moat of
us replied, though, if the- truth be
told, there was not a Mani at !_that
mess-table who bad ever' heard. of -Mr.
McPherson before. 'You see, it was
the ' commanding officer who :spoke,
and it was always risky ,saying him
nay when he expected yea. _ • •
They used to call him, you recol
lect, thetreat Unwashad "; a vul
gar Ibut appropriate .sobriquet never
theless,' continued the chief. 'Great,
on account of his burly and precious
ly ugly person ; Unwashed, by reason
of hig accredited scant acquaintance
- windsor, spring-water
and 06 functions of the dhirzees and
dhobies, i. e.--tAilors and washermen
of the land. :
On his coffee estate in the nioun•
tains, and ainong_ his undraped and
unscrubbed coolies, this disregard
for the comforts andconveniences of
life went for, nothing, perhaps it was
even in keeping with the surround ,- .'.
ings; but when he came down to this
city, walked in its public gardens
and esplanade, or showed with its
swells' at the band, his appearance
was something too outrageous, - and
his pbrother B.s, meaning
Knights of the Coffee Berry, and not„
as you might suppose, of the Orderi
of the BAh, dressy men hereabouts,!
whateverelse 'they are on their plan
tations, cast him completely into the
shade by their get-np and gorgeous
'As for _Um_ spinsters and • young
widows of the elation, by " Mars,
Bacchus, Apollo i virorum,7 "as Col
onel Dams-in - the play puts it, there
was scarce one ! but who fought shy
of admitting him into her presence
as a morning visitor, much less as a.
suitor, though many, of these bloom
ing ladies were on the shaft) look-out
I,r the silken chains of matriniony,
and Barkis—that is to say,McPher
son—was, as they knew, wiling; -
' But, disadvantages of person and
attire notwithstanding, be was a
right g ood felldw, this same gentle:
man. Ile was honest, harkworking,
thrifty, simple-minded; and from be
ing a mere adventurer without inter
est, friemWor money, be had, self-,,
helped only, saved up the — bairbees
little by little ; had bought patch
after patch, acre after acre, of vitin
bland; cut - down its timber, cleared it,
planted it; and now he bad squatted
(lowa free from encumbrances on
AilSa.Craig as he callE:d his property,
as pretty and , as fruitful a small cof
fee estate as could be bound in one of
I the most picturesque districts of this
lovely island. . .
I wish that I could give you even
- idea of the exquisite beauty
of its scenery, as it stood on a range
of lofty hills looking out on still
higher mountains, clothed to their
very summits with_ 4oary torest trees.
I wish I could paint that mighty wa
terfall, almost beside the house, as it
came rushing and tearing over beds
and houlders-of rock, tumbling with
an incessant roar into a foaming river
below. I would I were able' to pic-.
ture the slopes green with scented'
grass, the fields white. at one season_
with the - snowy blossoms, and at
another red with the ripening, fruit
of the coffee-bushes ' the Wring
crags, glowing with bright tropical
flowers, and the steep declivities ver
dant to their very bases with ferns
land Baena . ' I can't do it, boys, and
I won't try. All that 1 want to let
you know is that It was a deuced
nice sort of a place this habitat_of
the McPherson; and that to be-set
tied there with tine's household gods
and coffee selling at seventy or eigh
ty shillings per hundred-weight in
the market would pay a precious deal
better than` does her most gracious
Majeety—God bless her I—and the
command of this dear old corps with
Sot-- no -doubt., too, thought • its
owner as he lolled and smoked at his
cottage-front and gazed - at- the , silver
bloom or the ruddy, cherries of his
trees growipg r alinost up to the very
door. Bat it was 's; poor ungarnished
comfortless higgledly-piggledly sort
of a hoinestead that same dwelling,
house; fOr whatever else friend Sandy
had done' toward the beautifying and
fertilizing of this land his roof-tree,'
like his wardrobe, had been utterly
neglected. Both wanted just exactly
what he thOught they did—the wife
element to - set them ship-strap and
presentable ; and as you have heard
before •for that desideratum he was
on the'. - 41-4 rice. '
'NOW, you young gentlemen who
are io the habit of lawn-tennising,
afternoon teeing, bilking; spooning;
walking, driving, with all the femi
nies, plain and colored, of this place,
and who think that you - have only to
ask • and be received—which I beg
and entreat iyou will not_p - ut to the
'test, c h up the mess and so on—
can't -- perhaps realize to yourselves'',
the difficulties the, worthy I am
speaking or bad met with :in even this
overstocked) matrimonial emporium.
The Anglefralls, the Hunters, the
Hookers, lots of girls whom I will
not mime, had snubbed or turned up
their pretty noses at him when he
came a-wooing; and so, noleniyoleas,
he remained ,a bachelor, anathematiz
ing his ill-luck, and venting.his ills
appointments upon the - .backs of
shifting and recusant - Tamil coolies ,
the recognized natural - enemies of
Coffee and the scapegoat - Of-its celti
vators. • • -
' Then as a last resource he - sought,
among his brethrent of the Gerry
around, counsel as to the - most ad
visable method of gettin g the so
needed helpmate; And the first man
he wits Herr Thaler, a sue
cessful and rich German, whose es.:
tate- bordered on Ailsa Craig.
" So, so I" said; that personage.
" kere.isnoting - more easy. Zave otf
zat ragged' beard; f burn in ze
zose, old chides not tit for 'Oundsditch
or any Juden Strasse, buy von big
tob, mein freed, get some Europe
muster coats, and ?zee return
frapleins and vidder:fraus Vic' -ze
monish-bags in ze 'ands. If zey will
not 'ave zou, zey viii take ze. rupee ;
trost 'cm for zat, zon."
'But the recommendation was un
palatable, and to la great , extent im
practicable, so ad tber fidus- Achates
was appealed to, one Jack le , Geste,
a man much adilicted to, chaff and
' In this land of pearls and pie
cious stones, no go, dear boys;" said •
Mr.le G. "From Dondin Head -to
Point Calarniere-4,orth, south; east,
west—the women won't look at you ;
that you have, found out long ago.
Give up hunting,' then, in these oft
trod colonial fields, and - draw the
borne covers. Don't you happen to
know any bonny, lassie in your own
'.Caledonia stern and wild,' or rrl ,
pretty colleen- in the oisle of shine
labs and - shamroakS, , o . ho would" - be
glad to share curry nd rice with
you Go and try. thhse parts '• if
not,_ have a haphazard shy at where
I hail from, the Channel Islands.
Spins—ay, and precious good-look=
ing ones too—are as plentiful there
as Cocoanuts arc hd"re, land -Maybe
one of them might 'be induced to
clear: out in your favor. Failing '
those islets, I know of no other dodge
than indenting upon one of those co
operative ' associations which furnish
'everything, even to a, better-half.
But4mind, old man, they keep a rost
en for foreign service in their offices;
first lady on the list, i)lain or pretty,
first for duty.; you pays your money,
but you don't take your choice." _
4 But thetie suggestions also were
consideredanfeasible, and put . aside.
Presently, however, a thought struck
`' Le Geste," 'said. he, "when - I
was a bay there lived in the neigh
borhood of my father's manse a wid
owed lady with two or three then
wee; very wee, daughter's. From
what I , can recollect of them their
means were cramped, not to say
scanty, bir4.lty were of good blood
and form. One of the children, the
-.eldest, if my memory serves me, was
Needum, and they prom
ised to be bonny, for . I-can faintly
recall her blue eyes, flaxen hair, rosy
complexion and jimp little figure.
If she be alive she must be close on
thirty ; for it is many years since I
carne out here a stripling, and was
Chinna foray [Anglice, little mas
ter] on the Pay cock estate, as my
kind employer styled that property.
Mrs. Needum knew me well—better,
indeed, thin -knew her. I wonder
if she and the, bairns be in the land
of the lent' or the living."
"'Write indirectly and inquire."
Add Sandy did so, and ascer
tained 'that his acquaintancei, Mies
Effie included, vere still alive; and
proudly bearing up -against the res
augusta domi. Armed with which
intelligence he once again returned
to le Geste.
" It is all right now, - Mac," said
he; "your course is as clear as day.
Send a chit' to mater-familias N.;
tell her that you are well-to-do in
the world,ovfn lands and cattle, men
servants and . ' maid - servants ; that
you want to settle that •as a whip
per-snapper year liked-rno, better say
loved—Miss Effie, and ask her in
plain English to come out and marry
you. Above all things, though;; be
sure and send ver. photograph ;- you
are not such a very, very bad-looking
chap, Sandy, if you would only dress
like a Christiaaiind not like a coolie."
So the letter was written, submit
ted Geste's inspection, sealing,
posting, and in due course was re
ceived by _the Needums, in -whose
little hausehold it created ,no small
amount of astonishment land was
much spelt and pondered over, espe
cially by the _dallied most concerned
—still a comely H' even a somewhat
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TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY, PA., TRUES I , AY MORNING; 1881.
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passe boiY—and ho,
.after a while,
consented to go out And _wed het
suitor.' - - • - 1 -•-
" 6 After all, - mother!, dear.," she
said, •" he has - house ',end home' for
me; maybe, by A' d bk,ifot you too,
Jennie . ; and I ' ll do
do whit I can to
help you - . It's tli best thing for me.
And really, Mr. McPherson-or I
suppose I ought t, call tilni' Alexan
der—is yet young and-riot:bad-look
ing. - Quite the contrarvery, very
nice-looking; sea the photo 'he has
' And' Miss Jennie quite agreed
with 'her elder sister 'that Mr. Me:-
Pherson was a beauty. , - -
" Well; my bOrns," said - the ;old
lady, "I can't gainsaryou hut that
the.- portrait is winsome and douse
enough; but. as I call lo mind the.
boy Sandy,-the Fon of the minister,
he was not nearly so seedily and well
favored. But-it is, indeed, lang syne
• I set - :eyes on him, and likely
he has got handsomer ashe got older;
some men do." -
' Then everything. being settled,
Miss Needurn accepted her kismet,
agreed to go out, and her lover—
open-heeded, - honorable,: true, as I
have already told ;you he was—Tsent'l
the - whereWithall • for ',passage jand
outfit. • I • t-c.-
.' And pending the many, many
weeks that elapsed, ,ind wlkile the
; Queee .4,Serendib was
sailing round the 'Cabe : for her deal- -
eation, a .change, a radical - change,•
came over the life and habits of our
bride eipedillg friend. He cast into
the limbo of things dope with his I
coarse "eumlies," rough "dungarees," 1
and other country clothing, and hurst !
_' Europe-muster " linen,
tweeds and nicknacks;: a he bodiht a
lady'eherse and a Peat's side-saddle;
he whose equine proeßvities hart:my- 1
er extended beyond a shaggy moun - -7
tain pony,: awj a tattered and torn
pi g skin. He told his old flames and
chums that he - was going in for the
Benedict, and- bashfully listened to
" illes " and jeers of the one, and -
the chaff aedlaugh of the other. •
" - But,'• barring "The Great Un
washed " himself, ,no one was more
taken aback at the course of events
than Tamby, his long-serving"appoo"
'or butler. That functionary saw
coolie; after coolie. arrive' at' Ailsa
Craig: with load upon - load of un
known and-unusual goods; and altho'
in the "Lines," and other nativere
sorts, lie might haVe expressed his
bewilderment, yet in his master's
presence he reserved a 'stolid silence.
-when one-day a string of " ban
dies." (carts) drew up, and . from be
neath their leaf-cOlorect tilts there
were dragged' out Matsied carpets,
sofas, chairs, tables,' what not, the
his apparent iedifferenee and his
" nigger " t' gue could hold out no
' "-Why master kick -up - all dis
bobberee ? What' for be want all
dese tings on wattle" (estate)? Ihe
" A young lady is on her way from
Scotland to - Marry me. Tamby '-,..,
' " Marry ! Doray (master) going
take wife after all. dis--plenty long
time do too well without?", ,_ •
4 " Yes!". .
. 4 ." Den, Master,: please, I discharge
you,. sar. No my custom stop wid .
lady in bungalow.. Master's missis
come, master's appoo go. Master
take ehoice." .
' As the time for the. arrival of the
Queen of Serendib drew , igh, awfol
were. the fidgets of our hero, and
runny dayS - before it was possible for
that slow and sure craft to reach her
- port, he was there walking 'about
with a big binoculuar in his bands,
looking out seaward, andientreating
all sorts and conditions of Men for
the' very earliest. news of ' her being
sighted. The fact was that thVrough
seasoned .old. fellow was on the very
tenterhooki; of - anxiety and expecta
tion, as nervous as A !schoolgirl, and
behavin - g - himself as Such.' •. • , -
. ' Then at long_last it was told him
that the vessel Aqui- in, the offing; was
rounding the -oPint, w as - at anchor in
the - barber ; and in the Master At
tendant's boat, cushioned, flagged
and;bedecked for the auspicious oc
casion, Sandy' Me - Pherson, Esquire,
of Ailsa Craig / planter; rowed along-
Ode. -" same like .he Governor," . the
native spectators observed. ,- •
•i Scrambling up the side, he took
a hasty glance at ; the- manY•passen
gers assembled on the poop ; ; and, in
stinctively guessing ' that, - .. - Miss Ellie
was not among. them, he diied below
and confronted the stewardess:
' " Miss Needurn .on board and
well ?" asked he.
" Yes, sir," replied' the matron ;
"and- a very nice, I good, kind, pleas
ant yourg lady she is, and I've taken
the greatest care of' her." She . felt
sure thatthe gent was Miss N.'S•lins
band to be / and that there was money
in his *purse for a gratuity, notwith
standing that, according to the terms
of thepaSsage-money, steward's and
stewardess's fees were ieluded ; a
fiction, gentlemen, a plea ant fiction;
you will find out hen you go
down to the sea in ships.- 7-
: "'Take this card to her," said the
pale and trembling,gentleman. "I'll
wait, her coming up in that fareorner
of this saloon." ,
• •' Glancing at the pasteboard. the
woman • disappeared ; and presently
there -ascended,. step. by- step; from
the regions below, first a neat straw
hat, trimmed ; with bright ribbons,
beneath that hat a face somewhat
worn with years and cares ;„ „then a
slight compact figure, draped' in plain,
well-fitting garments, shawled, and
'ready tor the - shore. Miss Effie; in
propria . - persona , ,stood before . her hind-seeker, blushing "celestial rosy
'He advanced from his coign of
vantage:6 greet her; but as he drew
- iiigher,SitStead of the warm affection
ate welcome he looked .for there was
a fixed stare,, a shudder; a hasty re
treat, anit a loud : : scream which re
-sounded from stem .to stern of the
big ship, and brought everyone from
decks and cabins into the saloon.
"Miss Needum—Effie, my dear
girl, what ceearth is the matter'?"
hurriedlystammered out the astound
" Shiver my timbers, what ails
the lassie?" put in the 'captain;
" book out for squalls, if you've
noyed her 1 6 . , And all the by-slanders
echoed the words in more or less
threatening terms. She was el'hlnt.•
ly a favorite on board: 1,
• ‘" Oh, take him awUY," cried the
lady piteously-"take - him ;'away
from me someone! de,n't _know
him ! been misled, deceived !
I cati'imarry him—indeed; indeed I
einl. He is not Mr. • M4Pherson
who wrote to me, toWhom I came
outto be mar— He so ugly! Oh;
such a dreadful fright!
him his . money I'll 'work my way
tiack ) to my poor mother! I'll do
anything, but I can't be. his 'Mite!
1?d railer die first!" ,
l• '" Miss Needum, IL dolit'fr. fudeed
Understand this," saul the taken,.
aback and -completely liabbeteasted
one. " What does it till mean r
We, not engaged? Have - yod 'not
come • out of your own • tree till to
accept the-home and the love I otter
you 1' Did' I not send you my like 7
" No, no . !" •
'"Surely I did.t was taken by
collodion,. our bes t photographer ;
and when he gave it to me he said,
'l'4lr. McPherson,- sir, there is no fiat,
tery 'ere ; your worst henemies would
admit that' Why, I myself put it
inside the letter to your mother."
'"I repeat, no—decidedly and em
phatically, :Kr! . Look at this," ., and
drawing from. her bosom a little
locket, she opened it, atd displayed
the head and face of a younger, much
_handsomer, an i in every outward,re
speet a more lovable man than the
scared one now before her. It was
the counterfeit presentment of Mr.
Ja?.k le. Geste, and I leave you to
imagine what McPherson thought
when he saw it there.
How could it get into the pocket,
you ask T Why, in the simplest way
in the world: That good-for-nothing
fellow leGeste, when Sandy's letter
came into his' possession, thonght to
"sell" him, and so hid surreptitiously,
removed his carte de visite, substitut-
lug one of -his own, *and Erne . had
worn jt ever - since . .
' The poor dell rof • a disappointed
bridegroom plea ed hard, and tried
every argument t induce the girl to
let matters progress, c: but she was ob
stinate and determined., -
' She would ' steem and respect
him always, butnothing more. To
let the cat,out o the bag, Ellie had .
fallen most •desPerately iii love with
the . Octave of her supposed Alexan
der, and - in - vulgar language had
spooned over it awfully ddriar.the
tedious' ad long hours of a lo' g voy
age. Of course, sheimagined that it
ails - her` intended husband she was
approving, : or- i,she would, not have
done it---certainly not.
r'So, quite ehoPfallen and in the
maddest of • rages, McPherson re
tUrhed to his estate. - • .
' Arrived there. he cut from one of
his coffee bushes the thickest 'and
. knottiest of (sticks, and proceeded
with it in search of le deste •, . but foi
tunately for I , t , he --jester :he had made
tracks and iv s gone.
' Then he reverted to his 01l cus
toms and habits, sold his not.
necessary goods ' and' chattels, and
thought. es little as he couldi)f the
false Effle. -
' A liekle•and capricious creature,
,woman.. Li =ten, geutlertjefi, to an
:Other exemp ificatioW-of old Virgil's
(IC UM. • • 1 ' • -
- • a
In the same ship En. which, short-
ly . after the li eaking off of her in•
tended capon al, Miss Needpm sailed
for, England, there came on board:,
almost- at th last minute,._ a . slim,
dark.hAired,g od-loOkinu inan, going
home, some said,.,for health ; others,
in fear and i trembling of fin,-irate
Gael with a hue stick in his" elands.'
Be this as it miy, the health-seeker
or the fugitive—take whick- you
place, was no.other than le, Geste ;
and to close ply story, when the veS
_at St. Helena for water
and provisionsi he and. Eflie.Went . on
shore and' returned •man and wife.—
London s6;ciely. • .
• • ,
TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF
. ALL PRACTITIONERS,OF
SECTION 1. Be # eqacied,ifc That
the prothonotary of each dot . nty shall
purchase a book `of suitable size, to
be known as the,thedical register of
the county, (if such book has not been
purchased alread), and shall set
apart one full pa te for the registra
tion of each practitioner,: and when
any practitioner shall-depart this life,
or remove from the county, he shall
make a note of the samemt the bot
tom of the page, and shall perform
such other duties as are required by
- SEC. g. Every merson who shall
practice Medicine or surgery, or any
of the ., branches of \ medicine. or sur
gen', for _gain, or shall receive or
accept for.his or her services, as a
practitioner of - medicine' or surgery
any fee or reward, directly ,or indi
,rectly, shall be a graduate of a legal
ly chartered medical college. or uni-
veraity, having authority to confer '
i the degree of doctor of medicine,
(except as provided for in Section'
live of this act), 'and such ; person
shall present. to the
the county, in which he 'or she re
sides or sojourns, his or hit. medical
diploma, as well as• a true copy of
the same, incbsding any endorsements
theceon, and shall make affidavitbe
fore him' that the' diploma and en
dorsements are genuine ; thereupon
the prothonotary shall',-enter the fol
lowing in the regiater,Jo-wit : The
in full of the p titioner, his
or her place of nativi y, his or her
- place of residence, the name of the
college or university t at has et
ferred the degree of doctor of me i
eine, the year when such degree was
Conferred, and in like manner anY i
other clegree or degrees that the prac
titioner may desire to place on.reeord,
-to all of which the practitioner shall
likewise make affidavit before, the
prothonotary, and the •prothonotary
shall place the copy of such diploina,
including the 'endorsements, on file
in his office, for:. inspeotion .by the
public. - .
SEC. 3. Any person, whOse mediCal
diploma has . been destroyed or lost,
shall preient to the p rothonotary of
ANY - qumum.
. , ...- -,: • ..', '-'• ' A
: v.4..1 , :i: . ''''' , .it •
the county, in which he or she re- -
sides or sojourns' a duly certified
copy of bis or her diploma, but if 'the
same is not obtainable a statement
of this had, together with the names
of the professors Whose lectures be
or she attended and the branches of
study upon which each professor lee
tured, to all of which the practitioner
shall make affidavit before the pro
thonotary, after which the practition
er shall be allowed to register, in
manner and form as indicated, in
section two of this act,-and the pro-
thonotary shall place such certified
statement on file in his'office, for in
spection by the public. _
SEC. 4'. Any:, person, who may de
sire to- commence the practice of
- medicine or surgery in this state after
the passage of this act, having a med
ical diploma issued or purporting to
have been issued by any college, uni
versity, society or association in an
other state or foreign country, shall
liy the same before the faculty of
one of; the medical colleges or uni
versities of this commonwealth for
instiection, ana the faculty, being
.satisfied as to the qualifications. of the
applicant and genuineness of the
shall direct the dean of the
faculty to endorie the same, after
which such person shall be allowed
to register, `as required by section
two of this act. -
SEC. 5. Any person, who has been
in the continuous practice of medicine
or surgery in. this commonwealth
since one- thousand eight hundred
and seventy-one without the decree
of doctor of medicine, shall be allorw
ed to continue such practice, but
such person shall nevertheless appear
before the prothonotary of the coun
ty, in which he or she resides, and
shall present to him a written'state;
ment of these facts, to slit& the
practitioner shall make affidavit.
Thereupon thi prothonotary shall
enter the following in the register,
to-wit : 'the name in full of the prae
titioner, his orher place of nativity,
his or her place of residence,the time
of continuous practice in this coin-
Monwealth and the place or places
where such practice was pursued, to
all or which the practitioner shall
likewise make affidavit, and the pro
thonotary shall place the certified
statement on file, in his office, for in
spection_by the public. -
SEC. ,6. Every practitioner, who ,
shall be admitted to registration,
shall pay to - the prothonotary one
which shall he compensation
in full for registration, and the pro
thonotary shall give a receipt4or the
SEC. 7. Any practitioner ,
. who shall
present to the faculty of an institu,
tion for endorsement or to a prothon
otary a diploma which has been ob
tained fraud'ul ' ently, or is in whole or
in part a fergery,,or shall mske
davit to. any 'false statement -- to be.
'Wed or. registered, or shall , practice
medicine or surgery without conform
ing to the requirements of this act,
or shall otherwise violate or neglect
to comply with any of the tovisions
of this act, shall be deemed'guilty of
a misdemeanor, and -on- conviction
shall be punished, for each and every
offense, by a fine of one hundred dol--
lars, one half to be paid to the'pros
ecutor and the other half to be paid
to the county, or be imprisoned in
the county jail of the prom county
for a term not exceedinghe year, or
both, or either, at the discretion of
SEC. S. Nothing in this act shall
be so constructed 'as to prevent any
phySician. or i surgeon, legally quail-,
fled to practice medicine or surgery
in state in which .he or she re
sides, from practicing in this com
monwealth, but any person or persons
opening an Office or appointing any
place Where he or she-may meet pa
tients or receive calls, shall be deem
ed a sojourner, and 'shall conform to
the requirements of this act.
SEC. 9. This act shall-.take effect
on the first day ofJune, one thousand
eight hundred and eighty-one.
SEc. 10. That all acts or parts of
acts, heretofore passed and inconsis
tent with 'this act, be and' tile, Same
ore - hereby repealed.
,__Approved the Bth day of June, A.
.D. 1881. HENRY M. BO*.
Fun, Fact and Facetia7.
A t.ITTLE m
boy being told by his other
to take a powder she had prepared for
him, " Powder, powder," said he,
"mother, I ain't a gun." _
- WHEN civilization advances 'to that
point when school children shall be as
carefully housed and trainaas race hors
es reform will have reached its millennial
To h r. H. Vennor, Canada: Dear Sir—
If. you have such *a thing
.as a belated
snowstorm lying around loose, please for
ward at onee,'C. 0. D.; and oblige yours,
etc. P. S.—Put a small chunk of blizzard
Philadelphia man was fined twenty
seven dollars in that city for kissing' a girl
on the 'street. In this city he'd have to
pay five hondred dollars. We belicive in
making 'ein.pay what a Wing is worth.—
Boston POL. .
Tus man said he couldn't hire the ap
plicant: Siid the young - man: "-I can
prove that I'm perfectly honest." Yes,
I know," said: the - other. "That's the
trouble. You see I'm' in the coal busi
"You can't both cat your cake and
ave it."—Aneient Proverb. "No ; but
• ou can take your drinks and have 'em
i ave 'em bad."--Washingka Critic, .
" TUE other thing in Which Mr. Atkin
son• speaks is a newlyAiscovered force
calleOnsilage, for restoring exhausted
soils and developing productive power."
Mr.-Boggs, thelinancial editor, read this
froth the United States Economist, and
laid the paper down in disgust. " Why,
that man's a fool," said be ; "any bo dy
ought to 'know that Ensilage is a new,
heat:Saving fuel, which produces the min
imum of heat and the maxinian of
smoke." "Ob, you're off as bad as he
is,",_ said Mr.,,Spike, the art critic. " En-
silage is a new kind of religion, invented •
by Sarah Bernhardt." ' They. disputed
over it for some time, till finally th,e.man
agiug e itor who is also the religious edi
tor, interfered and crushed them both
with th information that Ensilage is a .
new p ' sa discovered by Anthony Coin
stock fir brewing lager beer from bur
dock le yes. , ', • ' . ,
AN change. speaks of '"i? s. theoretical
realist, ' and asks : " What is: he?" Me
is a m ntwith only two cents -who wants
to buy'a three.eent stamp. But a good,
wholesoniarealistie theorist is, -wn sup- i
the man who gets a friend to lend
him the stainp.--Neto Fork Herald.
• 94: - •
Spaopendyke on Women.
;" Now, my dear," said Mr. Spoop
andyke, as he drew writing materials
toward bin], now I want your
woman's wit. These , fellows insist
that I must respond to the toast
Woman,' to morrow night, and I
must prepare a few remarks. If we
both go at it, we'll get bp something
" What do you want !" argued Mrs.
Spoopendyke, entering into the spirit
of the undertaking, _ and tapping her
teeth with her thimble. " What you
want is woman in her vailous phases."
"What I want is a speech," retort.
ed Mr. Spoopendyke. They haven't
put me, down for a panorama.
want a short address ' full of good
points and pleasing things about the
ladies. Now I shall begin, Fellow
" But women ain't fellow citizens.
I should say—"
" You'd say, fellow backhair,'
chat's what you'd say. I'm address
ing the people, and they are men ;
don't you see ? I've got to commence
somehow, and then Igo on. ' Now,
fellow citizens, regarding women, our
origin, our companions, our posterity,
our mothers, our wives, and our
daughters, what more can we say
than that they wive us life, ikkak4,lt
happy, and-soothe its decline ? HOw';o
that.`?" • •
" Is that the same woman ?" asked
Spoopendyke, bending over the
table. "It don't strike• me that she
would care to have it put in that way.
Why not say, Fellow citizens, we
" What's the matter with you?"
demanded Mr. Spoopendyke. I've
got to open with a sentiment, and
you can't find anything more grace
ful than that. Then_ I will go on,
She rises in the cradle, readies her
meridian at the altar, and goes delve
in a flood of dew at the grave.' Can
you grasp that ?"
"I don't like that as well as the
other," remonstrated Mrs. Spoo,pen
dyke- " Y,ou make her a mother
while she's' a, baby, and 'as for the
grave part, you don't .stop to_ think
that she may be another meridian by
getting married again. I would say
,something like this, 'Fellow citizens,
we are assem—' "
" No, T. won't either. Who's go
ing' to get married again ? Can't
you see that I'm only carrying duC
,the first idea of origin; - companion- -
ship, and posterity ? Rising in'tho
cradle means giving us birth. Now,
you hold up. Suppose I say
• We revere her as mother, adore her .
as wile, and;.-and ,' say, hat do we
do for , her a daughter ?"! -
"We provide a horde for her.
" Yes, of course 1" raved Mr.
Spoopendyke. " That's ,the idea
That fixes it! AIL ,yoii want now is
'tiro " - prolonged latighters; four: 'con=
tinned applauses,' one '
and 'a voice,' to be an oration •!
' Fellow citizens , we. furnish her witli
poached eggs and beans ! Fellow
citizens, we pass her the gravy !
Fellow citizens !' " yelled Mr: Spoov
endyke, gesticulating like a horse:
chestnut tree. "'Fellow citizens, if
she wants her beef tare, we give it tO
her ! • Fellow citizens,,we give het
all' the dod gasted butter she can
paste on her bread !' Is that what
you want me to say ? 'Expect that
I'm going to stand , around and make
a measly ass of myself ? Fellow
citizens, to help a man get up a
speech she's the dod slsmdest donkey
that ever raised a fainity,!' wah-1t.1i,"
shrieked Mr, Spoopendyke, purple,in
the face," got any more suggestions ?
Know any more eloquence ?" and the
worthy gentleman leaned beck in his
" Couldn't you leave her out alto
gether ?," recommended . Mrs. Spoop
endyke. " Can't you just revere her
as, mother •and adore her as wife ?
I As for the daughter, you jihight pass
'it over with saying, FellOW citizens,
we are assem—'"
4 Yes; or I can cut; 'her thro - at ?"
proclaimed Mr. Spoopendyke. "I
can take her to the pound ! can
salt her down for winter use ! Dod
-gest the speech !" and Mr. Spoopen
dyke danced on the fragments of his
notes. To-morrow night I'll - answer
that toast by telling what a dod gasted
old mule, you'd make Of any.: man
that would. listen to you," and. he
banged timseli into the bed like a
beer spigot and went to sleep.
" Well," thought Mrs.Spoonendyke
as she took down her hair and put it
up again, doil't see why he couldn't
say. Fellow either's, we arc 'assem
bled here to say something poetical
about women, and'the best I can say
is we show her when we don't always
love her, and we love her - when we
don't always show it." That's sensi
ble and it's so," sighed Mrs. Spoop
endyke, falling over her husband's
boots, and then the good woman
opened the window on her spous,e'a,
side of the bed, and stieking a few
pins in the pillow-in case she would
want them in the night, she went
prayerfully to steep..
How to Kill Can'ada Thistles.
When the thistle is blooming, or I
about to do so, jti the time when the
greatest injury can .he indicted upon
it. But With the Canada thistle,
once cutting, while it greatly weak
ens it, will by no means kill it, and
there is no time at which it, can be
destroyed at a single cutting:. The
only proper way with thtS and similar
plants is to cut the shoots - that first
appear, and t 6 continue as long as
there is anything to cut. That con
.tinned and persistent cutting will
conquer. the Canadli thistle, and that.
even worse weed, the horse nettle
(solannin carolinense), we have posi
tive knOwledge,but no half-way work
will prevails. '
No prettier: compliment can be given
than that which comes from the warm
heart and quick wit-of the tine Hiberni
an. Mike was.laying pavement brick in
the hot sun, and the lady of the house
mixed up' a nice, cool drink and carried it
out to• quench his thirst. After - a long- .
drawn "swig," ho wiped hit Mouth on
his sleeie and -said in heaven
shin years before the diva 'II find itout."
Raves Regiater.' .
4 .otr, where're you golog, toy pretty maid '"
4,.1.0 du some shopping." she sweetly said ;
"Arid where?" I asked, Ina glad surprise:
"Oh, anywhere, where they-advertise."
$l.OO pevAnnum In Advance.
A DEAD TREE.
The field with buttercups is cloth of gold,
Beneath the burning blue ;
The tender treetops their last leaves unfold
And find their ; dreagas are true.
Yes; It M slimmer in Um land, and all
The fitivrers and birds rejoice-
Ith, that my heart could hearten to the call—
rut forth a leaf or voice.
Still, lite a bars, dead tree my thought that crew
Stands changeless and the wee ;
No more Can quickening fancies clothe anew, •
As with' fresh leaves, the frame.
Love lost, hope vanished, *hat Is thy distress? ,
Dray, ask not, God alone
Knows, and the heart knows Its own bitterness—
And each must bear Its own. '
Influence of Musics
Gustavus Adolphus, Sweden's he ,
role king, was fond , of music. The
sweet - voi of song, especially from
the lips of • childhood, often moved
him to tears.
Once upon a time Gustavus Adol
phus, titter long and severe fi ghting,
bad. c'enquered a strongly fortified
town, which were citizens who had
been born within the limits of Swed
ish rule, but had since found induce
ment to seek new homes. And all
these people he condemned to death.
They were marched out from the
town at nightfall, to be held in camp
until the following morning, when
they were to be shot for, treation.=
Several of his own officers interceded
with the king for the lives of - those
poor people. ,
But Gustavus felt that he had al
ready granted enough. First =in
the ruddy heat of his passion —he
had, consigned the whole tribe to
death ; but since then he bad greatly
modified the sentence; eondemning]
to be shot only those of the former '
subjects of Sweden who had been
taken with arms in their_hands ; and
from this no ' power of argninent or
persuasion could movohjm. All the
talk of his old chaplain about. these
people having only- joined their fel
lows in protecting the homes to their
and children, moved him not
an a' om. " They = are traitors!" he
said; "and as traitors they shall die!"
At , a late hour—it was past mid
night Gustavus Adolphus threw on
his cloak and drew his slouched hat
down over his eyes, and, staff - in
hand, wandered forth into the dark
, ness. Withobt thinking whither he
went, he • slowly walked on, answering
the sentinels_as they hailed him, until
at length his steps were .arrested by
a strain of music.
" Who is that ?" he asked of a sen
tinel who he chanced to meetea mo
" It is one ofs-the plisoners, sire.
The wife and children of orient their
chief men have had • permission to
spend the night with the husband
The k,ng nodded his thinks for his
information, and moved an. Slowly ,
he approached the tent whence the
music had issued, and as he drew
near he heard the sound of weeping
and` wailing ; for the song had-ceas
ed. As he stopped, close by the rear
of the tent, he •heard a deep, manly
I" Hush! Hush! Weep not. God
will provide l" the voice said. '
The king looked in through the
open seam in the cloth and saw a
gray-haired man ; with an imposing
presence—a grand face and head,
and a clear, flashing eyeourrounded
by his wife and children, who clung
to' him with passionate tenderness.
" Hush t" he said.. "Let us not
make these precious moments' dt;rker
than they need to be. It is but the
fortune of war,my loved ones. Come,
my, liermionesing to _ me, once
more, our deaf old song of the F - ath
errand I For, though Gustavns will
take• My life, yet I love the land that
gave tie birth. God bless -- dear
Swedenolow and evermore! Now,
Hermione—sittg Come,—let thy
voice give ink poor heart cheer if it
-may be." -
Presently thereafter a beautiful ,
girl' of fifteen or sixteen summers,
threw back the silken hood from her
golden curls, and began to sink. Her
song was the Swede's oldest and most
deeply cherished piece of heal t-mnsic
—the words full of love and devotion
—love of home and of country,—and
.the melody was,peculiarly sweet and
touching. And never bad the king
heard it sung so grandly. Themords
fell upon his ears with a new mean
ing, and the music touched his, spirit
with a strangely awakening power.
As -the charming • melody swelled to
grander and , grander tones, and the
voice of the singer deepened and
strengthened, - the listener , felt his
heart hush with awe. And finally,
when the last rich cadence diedaWay,
in mellow, melting echoes upon the
upper air, he pressed his handssover
his eyes, and burst into tears:. -
After a timeGustavuslifted his bead
and looking once , more through the
aperture in' the wall of the tent he
saw the family upon their knees, and
heard-the voice of the old man raised
in prayer.. He listened for a .few
seconds,' and then turned and strode
away towards his quarters, where he
found two of his attendants sitting
_up waiting for him. To one of them
he said :
" Colonel, I wish you to lotto the '
prisoners' quarters, and in the large
tent nearest to the river—it is at the
extreme northwestern corner of the '
camp—you will find the family of a
prisoner named Hoven • and of that
'family is ' a girl ,named Herinione.
Bring her to me.;.'Assure her that
no harm shall befall her." •
And when the messenger hid gone
the king turned to his table, and
having found the necessary materials
he went to work at writing. Hewrote
- rapidly and heavily, like ono 'moved
by ponderous„ideas • and he had just
finished his work w hen the Colonel
appeared with the gentle sonistreas
" Fear not, my "child," the - king
said, the maiden standing trembling
before him, I have Bent Tor ion be
cause I wish to repay you for a great
good you unconsciously did me this
night Do you call to mind that you
sang the dear old song of the Vaasa
hYinn of the fatherland ?"
"Yes, your mijoty, I ;sang it for
my father, who is to die on the-mor
row. Though no longerin Sweden,
he dearly lives the memory of the
land that ore him birth." -
" Will, I chanced to hear rnt sing ;
and you shall ere long kiscrwhow
your song affected me. Here! Take
this papery - Ind go with it-to the offi
cer commanding the camp of the h.
prisonernionel Foreby will go
with you. And mychild, the next
tips you sing that song, think of
Gustavus Adolphus Vasas, and bear
„witness, that his heart was -not- all
' bard, nor cold." ;
- The girl looked up into 'the mon
arch's face, as he held forth the paper
and when she - saw the genial, kindly
look that beamed upon her, she obey
ed the impulse of the moment, and
aught his hand and kissed it.
; And when - she ; went away she bore
with her the royal order for the free
pardon and instant release of all the
prisoners. The old-General to whom
the order had been directed for pro
mulgation and execution was one of
those who had earnestly pleaded in
Whalf of the condemned ;And-we can
readily imagine the joy with which
he received it. Ile fairly caught the
beautiful messenger in his arms, and
kissed her upon the forehead, and
blessed her; and he went with her to
the tent where her father was held,
and allowed her to publish the joyful
And with this dawn of day the
prisoners—to the number of over two
hundred—were mistered into line,
many of - them believing their hour
had come, to receive tile intelligence
of pardon and freedom! •
What transpired beyond that can
be imagined full as well as we eaff
tell it. We only add, that Gustavus
Adolphus, by that act of mercy, se
cured the friendship which was to be
of incalculable-value ;to hiin in com
And one other thing: In less than
a year from that time Colonel Ulric
Forsby, of the King's staff, gained
for a wife the beautiful singer whose
sweet notes had melted the heart of
Gustavus Adolphus, and given life
and liberty and joy to suffering men.
,N.. Y. Ledger. • - '
A Real Romance.
The following account of a joyful
meeting of two old lovers, after years
of separation, is given by the More
head City, N. C., correspondent of
the CharlestOli News : " About fifty
years ago a piepossessing young wo
man appeared suddenly in a small
mountain village near Asheville, and
obtained work in a farmer's family,
She called_ herself Mary Burt, but
gave ,no further clue tci her origin.
Her tasks were so skilfully performed,
and she _could sing a song, dance a _
reel and tell a story so well, that she
became_ a village favorite. Fifteen
years later the -mystery surrounding
her was forgotten. Having declined,
more than one good offer of marriage,
she settled down as a' 'good-natured
old inlaid; - became .the beneficent
" aunt " of the neighborhood, and
finally was persuaded to take charge.
of a country school near by. After
several years of teaching, her whole
character seemed to change. She
became moody, melancholy and fond
of Solitude. Purchasing a lovely and
,among the mountains,
she had a rude log hut built, and
there she lived without any compan
ionship, but that of her dog, cat, cow
and chickens. Her only book was
the Bible, and this she nearly learned
by heart. The publication of this
woman hermit's story in the. Ashe- :
'lle Citizen• not long filo brought a
solution,of.the mystery: The article
was copied in a Vermont paper and
attracted the notice of Robert Fletch
er, a prominent citizen of that State,
andi Fletcher soon aftervistted Ashe
ville, sought the editor or the Citi
zen, and together they went to Miss
Burt's house., The hermit did not
recognize the "Vermonter; but she
soon learned that he was her old lov
er. A - mistake bad kept them apart
for half a century, but when Fletcher
left Asheville-a few days later Mary
Burt Howe—for that was the her
mit's full name—accompanied him as
his wife. When Miss Howe and
Fletcher were yonfig they were en
gaged to be married. Ihe young
woman fancied her lover was attached
to another . girl, - however, and sad
denly left her home in Maine. Going
to Boston, she shipped as .a steward
ess on a ship bound for Liverpool.
The vessel was wrecked on the North
Carolina-coast, and, after many ad
ventures-int sea in an open boat and
:smong friendly Indians on land, Mips
Howe fouid` her way to civilization.
Robert Fletcher traced his runaway
sweetheart.:to the ship on which she
sailedisnd, hearing cf the loss of the
vessel, 'always mourned her as dead,
until the North Carolina paper give
him a happy-surprise."
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WHAT yoitcinuot avoid learn to bear.
Gwerrrtntils the mimic of the heart
when its chords are swept ; bykindness.
WHENEVER the tree of beneficence
takes root it sends forth branches beyond
the sky. •
' cm: one better expiate his sins than by
enlisting his experience in the serviceof
• MOST of the shadows - that cross our
path through life are causedrby standing
in our own light.
Do what good thou cant unknown ;
and be-not vain of what ought -- rather to
be felt than seen.
IT is as easy_ tO draw back a stone
thrown with force from the hand as to re
call a woad once spoken. .
TIIE raven is like the slanderer, seeking
carrion to feed upon, and deligh ted when
a feast is found. ,
SWEET is the breath of 'praise when
given by those whose own high merit..
claims, the praise they give. 4.1...•
IF a man can be happy m i d' contented
in 'his own company, he will generally bec.
good' «Opting for others.
WE should be as careful of our words
as of our actions, and as far from speak
ing ill as from doing ill.
_WHEN we fight more against_ourselves
and less'against God, we shall cease fight
ing against-one another.
HAPPINESA is like a sunbeam, which
the least shadow intercepts. while *dyer
-sity is often as the rain of spring.
IT is the man who determines the dig
nity of the occupation, not the occupation
which measures the dignity of the man.
IF you win by cunning you also lose by
it—lose that which is of.more value -than
any object gained by it-haracter.
TAKE the good with the evil; for ye are
all the pensioners of God, and none may
choose or refuse the up his wisdom mix
etb. _ .
WHAT makes pie so discontented
with their-own lot in - life is the mistaken
ideas which they form of the happy lot of
As the sweetest Wine is the fruit of the
press, so are men's noblest deeds often
the result of weighty responsibilities
Ideals only leave their sins when their
sins leave them, but a reformation of life
avails little unless there be a. renovation
Oecesioss of greater adversity inlet'
show how. great - virtue each 'one bath.
For occasions make not a man, frau, but
show what be is. -
ENERGY will do anything that can be
done in the world ; and no talents, no dr.
ounistances, no opportunities, will make
a two-legged animal a man without it.