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September 7.5, 1879.
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WA: OVF.ILTON, • BENJ. M. PECK
T) ODNEY A. METiCT.TR S
• ATTOnNEY AT-Law,.
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to linsiness In the OrphanS Court and to the settles
tnent or - ,!states.
'Bice In Montanyes Block May 1,'79.
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VOLUME XIII. _
P ROCLAMATION.- WHEREAS,Hon. Pant M - Mouttow. President Judge of
tne 13th JudicialVistrict.consistieg of the county
of Bradford, has fssned his•preent bearing dive
the 16th day of December 1841. to me' directed, for
holding a Court o Dyer and Termindr. General
Jail Delivery . Qua ter Sm•sion of the Peace, Com
monl Pleas and o .hans' Court At Towanda. for
the connty of ft ford, commencing on Monday,
FEBRUARY 6th, 1882, to continue three weeks.
Notice is therefore hereby given to the Coroners
and Justices of the Peace of tho county of Brad
ford, that - they be then and there In their proper
persons, at 10 o'clock its the forenoon of said day,
with records; inquisitions and other remembrances
to do those things which to their office appertains
to be done: and those who are bound by recogni-
Lances or otherwise, to prosecute against the priso••
fors who are or may be in the jail' of said county,
are to be then and there to prosecute against them
as. shall be just. Jurors are requested to be punc
tual in their attendance, ave. ably to their notice.
Bated at.Towarlda, the 21 day of Janaury. In the
year of, our r,ord one thousand eight hundred
and elghts.two, and of the Independence of the
United States one hundred end sixth._
WILLIAM . T..-.IIbILTON, Sheriff.
Is hereby given, that there has been filed
the office of the.Reglster for the Probate of Wills
and granting Lett ira of Administration In end fur
the County of. Bradford, State , of Pennsylvania.
accounts of administration upon th• following
The !Irk and final account of William J. Davis,
executor of the last trill and te,,tatuent of - John
Dais. late of the township of Pike, deceased.
Final account of John Brasted, executor of the
last will aad testament of James H. Brasted, late
of the township of Wells, it ceased.
The find and final account of M. W.:Angle, tni
ministtator cum teittamento' annero -of Cyntbli
Johnson, late of the township of Standing Stone,
The first and final arrount of Stephen G.Chaffee,
executor of the last will and testament f William
Chaffee. late of the township of Warren, dceert.ed.
The first and final account of Charles C. Lauer's•
ter, administrator mem teetantento annexo of the
estate (hetng within the Commonwealth of • Penn
sylvania! of Angelo M. Paresre; late of Loyola
coltege;in the County of Baltimore and State of
The lire and final account of4amea W. Nichols,
adminlstratrir of the estate of Charlotte Noyes,
late of the township of BurFtigton, deceased.
Final account of it:SI. Knapp, guardian of Sam
uel C. Wilcox. niliterchild (now of age) of Wyman
Wiledx,date of the township of Burlington deed.
- Final account of John A Keen. executor of the
last will aid testament of Mare C. Emery, late of
the township of Standing Stow. deceased. •
Final account of C. 0. Gridley, ruardian of
Anna Wise (now Phtlta Anna Sills).
Final account of Holister Catlin, administrator
o f the estate of William H. Locke, tale of the Bor.
ougti of Canton, deceased. •
be Second and final account of Itolister Catlin,
one,of the executory of the last will and testament
or Nelson Iteynoids,Jate of the township of Can.
The second and final accornt of, C. G. Gridley.-
adtulnistrator of the estate of Jacob Oyer, late of
Cho township of Oist ell, deceased. ii.
`Final ae‘s:itot of Shubel ltowntan. administrator
of the estate of Alonzo I). Proof, late of thu town
ship of Terry. deceased. - - „ _ _ ..
and partial - fli , egunt of, Edward ‘t
one of he exoeutorsef the last will a n d testament
of Ellen .1. Welles, late of the township of Wysin.
biog. deceased. _ • -
Final account of 'Lydia M. Bnrritt. guardian of
liewis H. Fitch. minor child of Lewis H. Fitch,
late of the township of Cauton.alecewsefi:
Final account et Semati:ha tli Bidgway. elects
trux.ot the last will and testament of. -lames C.
Ridgway. late of the tbaoishlyb of Franklin. d c'd.
Final account of N. S. Hosie3 ; j-guardiali of Helen
Fra!ey, George Fraley and Aiturew Fraley. chit
dren and heirs of Andrew FralOy, late of the town
ship of. Ridgbur,y, deceased. ,
First and finat'acrount of Ftlith-J.Landon, War
ren Lawton and Entail Laudon, executors of the
estate of tharles - W. Landon. late of Canton, decd.
And the same will be presented to the Orphans'
Court of Bradford 'County. at an Orphans' Court
to be held at'Towanda for said County, on Thurs
day, the 9th day of February, A. D. ISS2, at 2
o'clock R. st., fur confirmation and allowance.
A.. 11 ES H. W E RR, Register
Registei as (ittice,Tawanila. Jan. 7, IbS2
Feb 27, •79
ORPHANS' COURT NOTICE.
=Notice is•hereby Wven. thtit there has been
flied In the .0111ce , of the Clerk of the Orphans'.
Court in and fort County of Bradford, State of
Pennsylvania ardirainenients of tiroperty set Off by
executors nail administrnti•rs to the • widows and
children of the tpllowinz decode:de. viz:
I: , tate of 31elv1n B. Owen, late of the township
of Wysox, (lc:ceased.,
Esiale of Isvie 11-Vannes:l, late of the toe:m.4lli
of Ulster, ,Ith'ea-e(1,
F.:o'ale of John Menotald, late of the township
of North Towanda. deceased...
Estate of Jaurkts Lackey, late of the township o
West Franklin. deceased.
Eitate of irolin Irvine, late of the township o
ot John Alderson, , late of the town
ship of Pike, ticeear.ed.
riii4e of Addison M. Brigham, late of the town
shitrof Leßoy, deera..ed.
Estate, of jo`.ll Wink. late of the township o
Standing Stone. deceased. - •
Estate of Aaron Vandyke, late of the tonlishlp
of t It well, deceased
E.Tate of Daniel I). taircl, late Of the Borougl
of Troy. dreeas.•d.
F,tate of Horace, Griswold, late of the township
of W"11s, iteeeasell.
ENtwe of John Hayes, late of the toFnshllp of
Estate of Willlatn Matthe , a, late of file town:
ship or Irict.ri. dCreaycd. .
Estate (1 l'eter Meeraeken, late of the township
of Asynon, deceased.
All. the : , ante x.lll b. presented to the Orphans
Court of Bradford County, at an Orohaus` C•turt
be held at Towanda, for salt! County. on Thorsdki
the Rh day of February, A. 0. 1882, at 2 o'clock
P. ),t., for float cuLflrrcatlon,
APPLICATION IN DIVORCE.
—To Anus Sill. In the Court of -COmmon
'Pleas of Bradford County, No. 7G. February Term.
Pd. •Yhti are hereby notified that -William. your
husband, has applied to the Court of COnindm
Pleas of Bradford County for a divorce front th
bonds'of matrimony, and the sald Court has ap
rsdnted Monday, February 6th, 18S2, in. the Court
Ilotme at Towanda, for hearing the said
In - the premises, at which time and place you may
attend If you think proper.-
12,1an82. WILLIAM T. MORTON, Sheriff.
A PPLICATION IN DIVORCE.
—To Hattie 'lawman. In th ,, Court of
common Ficas of Bradford County. No. 44, Sept.
T., ISO. You are hereby notified that F. A. Bow
man. your busba:4l. has applied to the C - brt. of
Common Pleas of Bradford County for (Mane
rnWii the bonds of matrimony, and the said Court
has appointed Monday. February Gth. 1882. in the
Cour. (louse nt Towanda for bearing the said
F. A. Bowman in the pretaltte‘s, at which time and
place you may attend if you think proper.
P2.lani2. WILLIAM T: NORTON, Sheriff.
.ALPPLICATION IN DIVORCE:
—To Melvin Wells. In the Court of Com
mon Pleas of Bradford County. No. ta?.. September
T., ibsi. - You are hereby notified tliat Margarett,
your wife. hue applied to the Court or Common
Pleas of Mradforit County for a divorce from the
bonds of matrimony. and the said. Court Luis
appointed Monday, February 6111.1.1882, to the
Court House at,Thwanda, for hearinkthe said Mar
garett in the ; , iretnises, at which' time and place
you may attend If you nor proper. -
WILLIAM T. 1101:TON. Sheriff.
VX ECU:TORS' NOTICE, Let
_LA tern testamentary having been granted to
the un,ten.igucd, upon the . estate of Noble
Leavenworth, late of Herrick Ta•p., dec'd, notice
Is hereby given that all parsons indebted to the said
estate are requested to snake imenedlate payment.
and alt person having "CI:111114 isnlii,eState
present the I.anie duly authe . nticated to the
underlAgned for settlement. •
I'. 1.. SQUIRES: Executor
Ila , libay, Deconber 15, 1881-11 w.
Lettersof Administration lewhigheen panted
the undersigned, tinder the last will and testament
of Jetin C.Parko.late of Slieshequitt turp.;,deceased
ail persons !wielded to tho estate of said decedent
are hereby notified to make' immediate pay
went. and all having claims agalhst said estate
must present the same duly authenticated to the
undersigned f.rr settlement.
JASMS 0. PARKS. Administrator
Sheshcquln„ Pa., December IS, titel-R6. •
Letters of administration haring been grant
ed to the undersigned uptm the estate of Ellsha
Forrest. late of Cincinnati. ohlo, deceased. 'no.
flee in herebyglven that all persons indebted to said
estate are requested to make Immediate inlment.
and all persons having claims against said estate
must present the same duly authentleab d to the
untleteigneti for settlement.
M. L. ILLLIB , Administrator.
Towanda, Pa., .ran. 5, Itn.
N one' E.---Av limas, my wife Alice
having left my bed and board without just
cause or ,plovoctiticm notice Is hereby given for
bidding at purs-als [mating or harborltig-her on
my account, as f F rit I pay no debts of her contract-
Mg unless compelled to do so by law;
G F. EDWARDS
Wlndharii. Pa.. Jan. 5, 11182-w1".
LIST OF LEGAL BLANKS
Printed and kept on Went the naroaTitit °Fittel
at wholesale or retail. '
Deed. . - . .
Collect Ors Bond.
c' Constable's Return.
A rtlcles of A greement,2l. rms.
• Bond on Attachment.
' „ Collectors Saba, •
Petition for License.
Bond for License.
C. IL MYNA
JAMES 11 . WEBB. Clerk
All day the whitelliaired woman sits
Beside tho open door and knits;
No !Wing thing her dim eye sees,
As busy with old memories
She dreams her dreams of what has been;
And knits her old-time fancies in.
She thinks of thine who long ago
Went out across the threshold low ;
How teary thrive her listening ear
Had thought familiar footsteps near, a
And when she started up to find
A dead leaf rustling In the wind.
But never u of those wbo lie
Beneath the 'elite and tender sky,
With folded hands on. quiet breast
All wrapped about with peace and rest,
She thinks of theta. For her they tread
The green earth with her. None are dead
Though years have fallen like the leaves
About the graves where summer weaves
Her grass•fringed - coverlet, to keep .
Safe hid from us the ones asleep, •
She sees them all. Not grass nor mold
Can hide the ones the loved of old.
She talks with them, When brown-winged We
Makes merry in the locust tree,
She thinks he conies and sits with her, -
WhoseliOlCe was love's interpreter.
0 dreamer: young again to-day, • •
What mat;cr if your hair is gray?
Sometimes site thinks that round her knee
liar children play. In happy g'ee ,
AV when they tire..l awl sleepy grow,
She slugs sotne'roug of long age,'
Awl on liar loving mother's InNast
She rocks her little ones to rest:
Q dreamer kulttlngall the day
Your dreams In with your matches vas,
Yours Is a happy, happy heart—. •
d haunted world (rani ours apart ;
The years that turned your tresses gray
Have given you hack your youth today,
A Conversation That Was Over
heard— " Married, But
I For.suelf women I would
neither chivalry nor mercy. A wo
man who counts the effect.of every
infonation, every smile, every glance
—who trades upon her beauty and
man's weakness as the passing amuse
went 01 'an hour—whose self power
is her sole deity.' . .
• IV- was a harsh criticism and Ifor
ace' Winters' voice, unconsciously
hardened as be uttered it. It was to
his fiancee that=he spoke_it: Perhaps
to another he would have been more
guarded ; but there was no softening
in his handsome face as he looked
.from his splendid height, to the
slight girlish figure who laid one lit
tle hand pleadingly on his. • -
'You are unjust to Mand, Horace,'
she said. 'lt is not like your. usual
judgment: of women. Did I know
you better, I should say you almost
feared the power you so ruthlessly
'No, darling. I despise Maude
Ilivington as a woman unworthy her
womanhood—a woman who seenis to
me, -in the strange, incongrdous
friendship .between you, like some
gorgeous, poison plant beside a pure
white rose, in its half:blossomed love
linefis. I' wish—'
But Borace Winters' wish- was
never uttered. . At tir't instant the
purtierre dividing the library from
the music; room was brushed aside.
In the former apartment, where the
.two had .stood together,
ing twilight had already half hidden
the room in a shadow, but the semi
darkness:failed to li'de the marvel-.
lona and tradscendant.beautyof the
third corner- upon WC •~Sttene. How;
long had she. stood there? How
'much had she-heard ?
Instantly Miss Mathera, her hostess,
divined—nothing. It would have
been impossible_otherwise, -she rea
soned, for her to come forward with
that-radiant smile, and, outstretching
fer hands to the blaze. from the logs
hi the fireplace,, utter some common
place abodt - the dreary November
promise„ of an early winter.
M . 1.6 the- man thoughtnay, knew
differently. The woman had spoken,
I have said, a commonplace; that is,
so the *orris written would seem. In
-reality, nothing -that, fell from the
rich: crimson, smiling lips ever ap
peared_ so. _Something ~of her own
rare, piquant.charm invested all. she
said ordid ; but in Wilma:fent, even
while the - . low, sweet musical voice
broke the silence, the violet•eyes up
raised themselves an instant into her
cousin's face, not with a challenge,
but pathetic with mute appeal-4such
a look, perhaps, as overspread
sar's face. when he looked up and
knew that , his friend had trim. -
In all his life no man had ever ac
cused Horice Winters of being a
coward ; • yet in this moment he felt
himself Such. Had he really been
uagenerous, and toward a woman ?
Could he have been mistaken in. the
estimate he-had formed, when he had
accused • Miss .Rivington of being - a
heautiful, soulless statue, using her
arts but to the destruction of men ?
• An' instant he let the doubt enter
like t'sword thrust.ig his soul.; •tben
he stCrnly barred •it
. out: Had he
forgotten that she *as aa. actress,
that fir the - moment he was ready to
let her acting deceive him like the
,rest ? L
'You are cold, dear? You have
been out ?' questioned her friend,
glanriing at the tiny fur•bordered cap
testing on• 'the small;
'Yes, I have been walking. I went
to my, room to write some letters
but the paper looked so cold and un
responsive that I felt quite sure noth
ing I could put upon it would make
it less so. I believe, too—' this with
a little rippling laugh--that I grew
weary of myself and my ow El thoughts,
and so thought to get away from both.
I fear, however, my success could
scarcely be construed into atriumph.'
'lt is too bad you are tired. To
night, you know, is the Howards'
bati—the first of the season. It will
not do for its belle to be, weary'
An instant's shadow crossed the
lovely face, then she stretched out
her hand, and let it barely- touch
Helen Mathers' fair young cheek - ere
it fell again.
'You are too good to me, dear;
but I promise my weariness will not
he apparent at the ball. Who could
imagine Maude Rivington weary
when music and (lancing are -on the
triple ? Besides, na there, I am quite
recovered already, . I have had a
TOWANDA, BRADFORD • COUNTY, PA, - , THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 19, 1882.
tonic administered-since I left my
room, and one which can hardly fail
to take effect.'
Before Helen,could ask her the
nature of 'the stimulant, the butler
announced dinner,*and the converse•
'Ask Maude to dance, Horace.
She is my guest, dear. It is I,he
merest courtesy. Do it for my sake.'
These were the hurried words Miss
Slathers found a moment to whisper
in her lover's ear,
a half-hour after
they had entered Mrs. Howard's bril
liantly illuminated drawing-rooms.
The man glanced across them.now
to a. distant corner; where stood the
women ) surrounded by a little crowd
of men. Conscious always of Manic
Rivington's beauty, to-night it daz
zled him. She was dressed all in
white, unrelieved by any spot'or col
or, save a bright crimson stain upon
one cheek and the rich ruby of her
lips. The violet eyes had darkened
almost to blackness; but though she
had laughed at her weariness as a
jest, something' still suggested it in
the shadow's about the sweeping
lashes, and the drooping corners of
the exquisite mouth.
With a. shrug of his handsome
shoulders, -- Horace . crossed to her
side. The little group made way for
'im to make one of thtmselves.
claim one waltz, Miss Riv
inAon ; or is your card Nil?'
I l he - glanced - up, hesitated an in
stk,t, then handed: him her card.
Every space was filled save one—a
waltz half way down the programme.
happened that ore coveted
dace to be 'indisposed of?
.4 am fortunate,' lee said, a ring of
quiet and unconscious sarcasm in his
voice; and hastily scribbling his
name, he banded back the now com
pleted card, bowed and retired.
'Thank you, dear!' whispered
en, when be had found his way back
to her., -
But somehow the Words jarred on
his ear. Now and then he knew that
Helen Mailers did not fill his heart
another might have" filled it. . It
was the case of a man adßred rather
than a man adoring.
He had known her for many years.
He knew her to be pure, abd sweet,
and womanly. The betrayal of her
heart's secret, unconciously to her,
self, caused his generosity to , respond
and. ask her to become his wife.
The question had well•nigh stunned
her. She had sometimes felt she was
living some dream whose - awakening
must soon *follow. In her sight bet
lover was unlike ell other men and
stood a prince among them. His
strength, his manhood, were in her
eyes infinite—only equalled by his
intense and-unselfish tenderness:
The 'evening was half at an end,
when from its hidden recess, the
baud clashed forth itt harmonious
summons to thelwaltz against which
his name was inscribed, upon Miss
Rivington's card. Befote its intro
duction was finished he was prompt
to claim his promise.
She spoke no word as she rose and
permitted encircle the'slender
waist with his arm. Together they
floated down the room. She danced
most exquisitely. Be scarcely felt
her weight as she leaned upon
He looked down upon the perfect
beauty of her. face, and recognized
the wonderr, ' potent charm. A
subtle perfu eof violets was wafted
to his senses; his heart beat madly.
Merciful heaven 1 had he,too, gone
mad that this woman could move
him. thus ?
As yet neither had broken the si
lence,,but, the waltz half ended,
she spoke. .z
'lt is warm here,' she said.- 'Will
you take me into the hall
Instantly he complied She knew
the house - well,, and led the way Into
an ante-room, for the moment desert
ed. There she turned and faced bird.
'I want to ask you,' she said, 'why
you will not be my friend ?'
He knew then that riis - suspicion of
the afternoon; bad been correct—that
she had heard all that he had said of
her. Once again the sense of almOst
cowardice smote him. Then he-grew
hard. • •
'You have many victims,' he an
swerekl. 'Do yOu sigh still for another
on your . '
'You forget that Helen is my friend,
and I - am hers,' she said reproach
The long lashes swept iler cheeks,
but he fancied that for an iinstant ere
they had fallen he had detected the
glimmer of unshed tears. The sight
stirred his inmost pulses. _He caught
her bare white arm in his grasp.
'Do -not tempt! me !' lie-murmured,
in low, intense tones. 'lf I loved
you I would kill you did your glance
but rest on others as I have seen it
A moment before be would have
thought himself incapable, not only
of such a speseb, but the motive to
induce it ; but something within him,
which through all the thirty years of
his existence had lain dormant, sud
denly awakened into life. -
The possibility of joy akin to
ecstasy revealed itself as twin to the
possibility •of pain so great'that be
side it all other suffering dwindled
into insignificance—nay, more, into
lie had seen this woman daily for
three weeks, during, *hick 'time she
had been the guest of his betrothed.
Ile had seen her wonderful power
and its ruthless exercises
Could it be .possille that all this
time he, too, had . been under its sway,
or was it the Momentary spell of the
serpent which allured and held bite
'lf we had known each other earli
er,' she • murmured, 'things might
have been different. NOW—now it is
only fhe 'night-have l een'
'What ilo you mean r' he said,
hoarsely, carried away by an impulse
stronger than his strength. 'Can
be you, might have cared fir- me?
Why, then are all : men :your
- c . 'You have been cold and cruel
, } '
'How elsecould I hide my wounds?'
'Answer—you love me? Maude!
my love! my queen! answer me
Ho no longer sought to hide the
truth from himself or her—he loved
for the first Imd only time in his life.
No false area of honor swayed him.
With his heart another's it would be
dishonorable, indeed, to marry any
woman, least ot. all one who trusted
him as fully as the girl who even at
this moment dreamed her sweet
dreams of the future. To destroy
them was dishonor—y . es, but to go
on deceiving her, now that he knew
the truth, greater dishonor. still.
'You love:me ? Answer me?' he
He saw the graceful figure tremble
as with a sudden chill. The bright
spot on her cheek had faded ; even
her lips had paled.
Slowly, slowly the veiled lips
closed, and the.exquisite violet eyes
were revealed to . him. In them 4e._
read her answer.
For. one rapturous ,moment tie
clasped her in his embrace—itseemed
to him his ve ry _ soul opened to receive
her— , a moment only,then she drew
herself away. •
'You have forgotten—Helen!' she
said, and for the first time her voice
had lost its sweetness in its strained
and harsh intensity.
'I have forgotten nothing,' he re
plied. 'Helen shall know all - ere-she
Sleeps tonight. She is too generous
not to forgive.'
'No. no; she must not know to
night!' she pleaded. 'Wait until the
morroly—wait u4til I have seen you
once again. You promiie me?"
'What eouldY you ask 'I would not
"rake me to the carriage. Tell
Helen I was. suddenly . taken ill, and,
would not call her, knowing she
would insist on accompanying -me.
Tell hey' I am-tired.' , • .
The shadows had deepened about
the beautiful eyes; the, sweet mouth
quivered. He stooped and kissed it
with, reverent tenderness.
Ten minutes' later she was being
driven rapidly homeward, both win
dows ,of the carriage_ thrown open, -
and the cold night air blowing freely
in upon her bare neck and arms, her
head thrown back among the cush
ions, and the' hot tears raining un
heeded down the lovely, Cheeks.
The nest morning, ere Horace
Winters had risen, a servant brought
him a letter , which was marked 4/M
He Opened it hastily and turned to
the sianaturS. .It was as he had sur
mised:prom Maude Rivington, and
write to say good-by. I am not
strong enough to' put it into words.
I have done you but one wrong—the
wrong of loving" you. I heard your
condemnation of me to Helen. — I
longed to show you. that, however it
might be , with others. it was not so
at least with you. I-4 meant to tell
you when I asked you to take me in
to the ball room, that I was engaged
to 4 man much older than myself,
but who was very good and very
kind._ Al 4-! you know how differ=
ently the interview ended for us both.
There is but one way lett us. dear—
to part, and, never look'upon the oth
er's face again. Never let Helen sus
pert the truth ; it' would break her
heart. I think at this moment I can
guess something of what the pain of
a breaking heart might be. Yet I,
too, go to redeem my , plighted word.
I have made to Helen some excuse
for my-hasty return.
..I have written
the man I am to marry, asking that
the ceremony be immediate. I must
shield myself behind another's
strength. I had begun' this letter
two hours since; I had tossed it
down, determined to give up all rath
er than my knew and exquisite joy,
when Helen came to my room Why
is that she talked of , you. She shovr=
ed me' her heart and you tilled it.
Remember this always when you are
tempted to think of me: ' My love
my love ! Good-bye God bless
Was this, too, acting? Not even
the question obtruded into the . man's
anguished heart as he 'realized the
dim sense of his misery.
fortnight later the papers an
nounced Miss Rivington's marriage
tb the man who had - held her troth.
Six -months after Horace Winters
received• his bride. - •
. The world calls him a model hue
band r . his wife feels no void in'her
happy,:uneventfnl . life; but:. within
two . hearts there is an altif and a
sacrificial fire which hurneth day and
nigh' .-5 1 . atitrday. Night. -
PETTICOAT LANE.-A Londoner
bought in Petticoat Lane; which la
famous for its tags, rags and bobtails
on sale, a coat in , exchange for . his
own, Paying in addition' several shil
lings for . lhe bargain. . The coat not
Suiting him, he carried it
exchanged - it-on payment of addi
tional shillings for au apparently
smoother and nicer one which_ fitted.
him exactly. 6n getting home and
Putting his hands in the pocket, he
drew .oat a Pawnbroker's ticket. It
was his own, held against his watch.
.niee , new coat:was the : old.' one
which;he wore there .the first - time,
and Tillie!' had been cleaned, pressed
and sold to him again for about
twice What it was worth. Another
of these tricks-- - -which every one ex
cept those on whom they are played
enjoys so much—was recently played
on a (Iceman inn-keeper by a peddler
who sold hini n almanac, and then,
on his wife's '
oming in and her hus
band's going. out, sold her another
copy. .When; the husband discOver
ed he sent 04: porter to the railroad
station:to tell . '.the peddler he wanted
to see him on .business.' "Oh, yes,"
said the peddler,"l know, he wants
~ o f my almanacs; but I . really
ean'teiniss my train for, that. Yon
can give . me a quarter 'and take the
almanac to him." The porter _paid
the money and carried a third alma
nac to the inn-keeper; ' - •
"Papa," said an inquisitive boy, "this
morning the dominie prayed 'or more
rain, and this afternoon Deacon --Bixby
prayed for drit Weather to get his hay in.
Now - lif the Lord loves the deacon and the
dominie just the same. what do you sup
pose he'll do about it?". "My son, ausw
wered the old gentleman sternly, swhen
ever you want to oh foolish questions, go
to your mother don't owns to me."
* - • * ' * *
IL was the night before Christmas
—1864. Our brigade bad been in
camp along the Rapidan for a forte
night, and everybody thought .the
campaign had closed. Winter quar
ters had been erected, cold weather
had 'come, and.those who had fought
and marc hed the long summer
through, congratulated themselves
on ti - season of quiet and rest. .
The picket-lines were about half a
mile apart, and the Confederates be
yond were also settling down in win
terquarters. It was Stonewall Jack
son's old brigade in front of us, back
ed oy that of Walker and flanked by
other Confederate. troops. For a
week there had - been "no - fireing by
the pickets. Wat's cold-blooded_
murders had beet/ ' replaced by a
spirit of, peace, And the men who had
felt the tigers thirst for blood now
asked mo e than to rest undisturti
Such was the situation, when just
as the gloom of the night before
Christmas settled down over friend
and foe, my company was, .ordered
out tinder arms. It afterward ap
peared that information had been re
ceived to the elrect'that Gen. Lee and
Johnson were at a farm house just
within the Confederate lines,and our
mission Was to capture them. .There
fore in - the gloom of the winter even.
ins', with dark banks of clouds. rac
ing across the_ heavens, and snow
squalls skurrying down upon us at
intervals, we mounted and set off
at a trot for a ford 'seven or eight
-above camp. -The lower one
we knew to be heavily guarded ; the
upper one we hoped would— be open.
And so it was. The cold, swift river
already covered with floating ice,
was guarded enough, 'the Confeder
ates thought..' The waterwas•breast
high to the poor horses, and most of
them shivered -like man with . the
ague as they *ached the oppoiite
shore. it was only mercy to them
to let them indulge in an hour's gal
Afar off we saw the light of a farm
house—not one light, but every win
(low toward us was illuminated, prov
ing that even in the shadow of war's
ghastly horrors some one was remem
bering that Christmas would comp
with the morrow. That house was
our objective point. The highway
led straight past the door, and a sud
den dash must surprise a ll who had
gathered there. knew what our
men were thinking of as they form
ed in column . a quarter of f a mile
away for the charge, Everylfather's
thoughts went back home to wife and
children.and Santa Claus and little
stockings banging tip for presents,
awl I believe that every man truly
hoped. that we may not fire a gun or
shed a'drop of - blood on this night,
which belqnged to peace instead of
•As the word was- given t sweep
forth at a canter, and in .thr e minu
tes we had encircled the hous . I was
one, of the dozen troopers ordered to
dismount and dash in to secure the
prisoners, and I was the second. in
side. This vas the sight_we saw as
we poured into the' big room : - A
gray-headed grandfather and grand
mother, a soldier with his arm in a
Sling, -a Wife and mother, a half
grown da&ghter and -three or four
men and women who must have been
neighbors. There was an open Bible
on the grandfather's lap, three little
stockings hung beside the chimney,
and in the room beyond was the
table at which all were about to sit
down as we entered. It seemed a
whole minute before any one moved.
We had surprised them, and in turn
had been surprised. Our informa
tion had been false, and we had
made a ride of a dozen miles to burst
in on a scene of peace. 'We were
still standing there,.. speechless With
surprise, -when there came the sudden
pop !I pop..! pop ! of musketry, follow
ed by shouts, orders, and the clash
of steel. I had no sooner mounted
my Lime thaw"' saw that we were
surrounded 14 infantry. We char : -
ed straight at the mass in the roa d '
before us, but were driven back:
When we charged up the road and
ran upon a. battery of. three pieces: .
As we were forced back the fight
whirled round and round the farm.
house. There were a dozen to one,
and though we charged again and
again, ten minutes put an end to the
fight._ Of the eighty-five men who
had left camp ten had broken
through, fourteen were prisoners
and the remainder lay
.dead on the
trampled snow, along with a Score
The stark corpses of men—the
agonized groans of wounded horses
—the snow melting with • the warm
streams' of blood—that , was war's
I looked into the house through a
shattered window. The grandfather
lay stark and still' on the Boor, his
blood staining the Bible as it pour
ed out. The grandmother was lying ,
at his feet, her snow white hair mat .
ted with blood, and her eyes closed
in death as I looked upon her. The
.soldier and his wife were unhurt, but
they had- better been dead. The
three little stockings hung as before,
but one by one they brought - out the
three curly-heads who had hung them
there, an') they were three Corpses !
Bullets meant for enemies had sought
out these little innocent as they slept
and dreamed of Heaven, and men
who had - gazed upon a thousand,
dead, unmoved shed tears as tho
little bodies were laid on the floor
just under the stockings Santa Claus' i
was to fill and bring joy to their
hearts. It was midnight now.
Christmas had dawned . upokwhite
hears stained with blood—childish
hearts stilled by aiarder—men 'groan
ing in , anguish—women with break
ing hearts—God's mantle of purity
blotched and dabbled and crimsoned,
until the winter moon crept behind
the darker' clouds to hide the spot
with shadows. M. QUAD.
Was34l Rosa was and Eugene was 3,
at bed-time Rosa would hear Eugene say
the Lord's prayer. After saying amen he
would commence at "Thine is the king
dom," and repeat. Rosa told him .a great
many . time+ not to say that over again,
"Mamma, I never did see such a boy as
Eugene is. He isiotiatistled with saying
bis paw; he always has to backstish it."
The National Question.
'My dear,' said Mrs. Spoopendyke,
as she wipe the corner of the baby's
month, and - curled rip .a roll on the
top of its heal, 'why don't you go
and-be an expert ?"
'Expect in what ?' demanded Mr.
Spoopendyke, dropping his piper.
'What kind - cf an , expert?'
'Don't you know ? An-expert who
goes to court and . tells right out
what he thinks of hypothetical clues.
tioni and heads, and knows by the
almanac lust when ir - man is crazy
and when he isn't.'
'Anything particular the matter
with your bead this trip ?' roared
Mr. Spoopendyke. 'Been reading
some old cook book lately, Y What
dress pattern have you got hold of
was reading about Mr. Guiteau,'
replied Mrs. Spoopendyke, 'and I
thought how much better it must be
to be an evert than
TO KNOW ANYTHING •
about the case.!. That's why I ask
ed. If a man knows any thing they
always prove that he don't, but if he
is an expert, he just swears that a
man is crazy and that ends it'
s'pose you think I've had so
much experience in idiocy at home
that I could make a fortune as an ex
pert,' sputtered. Mr. Spoopendyke.
I tell you they arcs intelligent men.
They make up their minds and swear
to their opinions. According to law.
When the revised statutes at large
provide for me as an expert, as they
provide for idiots, lunatics,• habitual
drunkards and married women. I'l
go into the busitiess 1 and Mr.
Spoopendyke winked at himself tri
umphantly, as he thought over the
last shot. - . -
'Yell" rejoined Mrs. Spoopendyke
bridling indignantly, 'if the revised
statutes providt that way they ought
to be shut up. They've no •
BUSINESS AT LARGE.
I didn't know that these experts
were legalized. I supposed they
went there to • help their friends
•ISTo _they don't either!' retorted
Mr. dpoopendyke. 'They go •to
sw.lar whether the man is insane or
'But what do they want to drawn
him for argued Mrs. Spookendyke.
`There they were all talking at once
and getting along pleasantly, when
all of a sudden Mr. Porkhill and
Col Corker and Mr. Savage threw
Mr.,‘Guiteau,in the dock I'
Drown your grandmother's hind
leg !' bowled Mr. - Spookendyke.
'What'd ye think' to. law _ dock is ?
Got a notion it's measly pond
with green scum on the top of it ?
S'pose it's a two inch mud =puddle
with a fence , around it, and a con
gressional appropriation to make it
navigable ? It's - a pen, I tell ye;
railed off pen _in the court room
TREY PUT PRIKINERS
Guiteau bothered the experts so that
they had to pin him in the pen.
Think you understand it now ?'
4 .1 understand that much,' returned
Mrs. Spoopendyke, but I don't an
deistand'what Juge Cox means by
pitching into the lawyers and over
riding their questions. The first he
knows the experts will swear that he
is an asymmetrical, and then he'll be
put iii the dock with Guiteau, when
it will go hard with him. I tell you
a judge can't be. too careful how he
behaveP and . Mrs. Spixopendyke
pinned the baby's skirts around its
legs and smoothed out its dress.
'Wow!' yelled Mr. Spoopendyke,
unable for an instant to throw- his
feelings into any coherent form of
speech.„ 'You've struck it I You've
a whole barrel of canned judiciary
All you want now is a red label on
SOME MARGINAL NOTES
to be a dod gasted law library ! It
you'd change assistant once a .
month and win (our cases during
one term of office,; you'd only need
three doodands and a plug hat to be
*district attorney ! , You'v . got the
.idea -1 There's nothing more, to be
said -on either side ! Give you a
black petticoat with sleeves to it and
a wart on youi nose, and' you'd only
want a basememeirt and a lounge up
stairs to be a' United States court
Wlipt d'ye suppose a judge is for,
substitute ? Think he sits around to
ease the prisoner, turn and turn
about .? Got some kind of an idea
that he is a dod gasted work on
etiquette, with mottled leaves and
yellow 'binding, and Tommy 'from
Fanny, on the fly ? I tell you he pre
AND ANYBODY BUT
a half witted : women who didn't
thick with her heels and reason with
the rat hole next door wouldn't
need to be told of it more times than
she makes a measly idiot of herself I'
'I don't care, muttered Mrs.
SpoOpendyke. 1 like those experts,
and I. wish my husband would go
into the business. They may not
hang Mr. Guiteau, 'but they'll find
the jury insane, and Mr. Porter will
have to look up some other kind df
job, - for the trial can't last forever.'
With which satisfactory solution
of the national , complication, Mrs.
Bpoopendyke undressed' the baby,
dropping the pins, where she knew
Mr. Spoopendyke would find them
the moment he stepped out of bed in
Weeping Over an Awful Kind
The saddest faced man we have
seen - tor a long time came into our
a nett= the other day, and- sat down
near the sacred desk.
He didn't seem inclined to talk,
and we didn't know exactly what to
make of it; but we were busy and
Presently he fished out an ei
change in a kind of timid way that
showed that he was young in the nui
He had read probably half an hour,
when our attention was called to him
by a well-defined sob.
We looked hastily up. The min
sat there with the paper before his
eyes, the very picture of misery, the
great tear-drops trickling down his
"what's the, matter?" asked we,
111.50 - lor Annum In Advance.
anxious to learn the cause of his
"I was jest," said he in a broken,
jerky voice—l was jest a-readin'
about the death of John Wilkins."
" An Old friend of yotiri?"
" YegA2o ; that is, not . exactly. 1
never saw him but once, but he was
an awful kind man. You see, I have
heart disease, and lam not able to
work and this man ketched me in
jest such a fix as I am to-day, and
what does he dO but jest yank out
his leather and shove me alive. That
man was a Christian. I'm suff'rin'
now, pard, more'n tongue can - tell,
and if that man John Wilkins war
alive and in town I'd - go to him now,
and you bet your socks he'd keep me
from sleepin' on the sidewalk with
this heart of mine. Oh, I can't help
weepin' over a friend like that."
•c We are very sorry, friend, that
John Wilkins is not alive and here
to look after you, but we're afraid
you'll find it dry picking on this pas
ture. So I guess you'd hater take a
little recreation, and see if you can't
weep up a donation somewhere else."
-He seemed to appreciate the sug
gestion, and went slowly and sadly
out—Mom/non (Arkansas) News.
Webster and Burr
Mr. Webster used to tell with
great zest an incident in his profes
sional life, to illustrate how past stu
dies may proiie of great seivice in an
emergency. While practicing in
New Hampshire a blacksmith em
ployed him to - defend a contested
will. The case was such., a compli
cated . one that he was obliged to or-.
der books from Boston, at an ex
pense of $5O, in order to acquaint
himself with and to settle the legal
"principles involved. • He won the
case, and, as the amount involved
was small, charged $l5 for scivices,
and was, therefore, largely "out of
pocket. Many years alter, when
passing through New York; he was
consulted by Aaron Burr. -
" I have a very perplexing case,"
said Mr. Burr, ' 6 which I cannot dis
entangle. I know I am right, but
see no way of proving it in court"
Mr. Webster listened,. and found
the principles identical with his early
He stated them in such a luminous
way that Mr. Burr excitedly said :
Have you been consulted before,
"No, sir ; I never heard of the
case till you mentioned it."
"How is it possible that you could
unravel such a case at sight, when I
had given many hours. of .nxiou - s
study to it in vain?"
Mr. Webstetenjoyed his peplexity,
but finally relieved him, by a state
ment of the facts. A great sum was
at stake, and Mr. Webster received
a fee of $l,OOO to balance his former
The moral of this incident is that
whatever is worth doing is worth do-.
ing well. Mr. Webster when a young
lawyer, acted on this maxim,_, and
thus laid the foundation of his great
ness as a lawyer.
The Sailor Who Could Measure
A good story, toll at the expase
of a well known_ ea-Judge, is going
the rounds of the lawyers' offices,
and it is heartily appreciated by I
those who best know the irascible I
but good natured disposition of the
It was an admirality case, where
he is most at home. The depositiori
of a sailor who was soon to die had
to be taken at his bedside in Brook
lyn, one day last week.
"How long," the es-Judge snapped
out ELS the first question on cross-ex
amination, "do you think it was af
ter the vessel left the wharf before
the collision occurred?"
The sailor himself was something
of a character, and not so near death
but what he appreciated the import
ance of " getting back " on 3, cross
" Waal," he drawled out, "'bout
ten minutes, I s'd judge."
"Ten minutes! Ten minutes!"
exclaimed the- lawyer, jumping up.
"Man, how long do you think ten
tninuteslo be ?" persisted the law
- "Jest 'bout ten minutes," was the
unruffled reply. -
'" How do you measure ten min
utes?" persisted the lawyer. -
The old sailor turned slowly in
bed and eyed his questioper, then he
turned back again, and said indiffer
ently : _
" Waal, sometimes wid a watch
and sometimes wid a claack.
This made the lawyer it little mad.
TTe jerked his watch from his pocket
and said,-in a querulous, high-pitch
ed voice :. "Oh, ypu do You
Well, tell you when to begin;
and you tell me when ten minutes
The sailor slyly winkei at the
lawyer on the other side, and he
took in the situation in an instant
and made no-objection. The Judge
stood with his back .to the mantle 'on
which a little clock was indicating
the time to the sailor, who lay facing
" Aye ? aye," the sailor said and re
After three - minutes had pissed
the Judge became impatient and ex
claimed:: " See here, are you going
-to, keep us here 'all day I But"..the
sailor made no answer. As five'and
six and seven minutes went by
lawyer became almost wild in his as
sumed anger at the man for keeping
them so long beyond the time. gut
not until the hand of the clock . was
on the notch of ten minutes did the
sailor speak. Then he said careless.
ly : Giness the time mus' be 'bout
The Judge put up his watch and
sank in his chair. " Well," he said,
:" of all the men; dying or alive, that
I ever saw, you can measure time the
It is said that the Judge : does not
even yet know what made the 'law
yers double themeelves over with
laughter as they did at the lilt re
mark of his. "
Time is Passing:
When Andrew Acker, a tramp, ap
peered before Justice Sensing- Mon
day,' he looked careworn and aged.
"How old are you, Andrew?" ask
ed the Cour t , sympathetically.
"pity,' said the prisofier, as he
sighed heavily. - -
"" You may go," murmured "His
Honor with a responsive sigh. . " But
try to get a home. Don't wander."
The. wayferer leveled., a sigh. of
thanks at the head'of the Court and
When the name of Andrew Acker
was elated, this morning that same
sighing tramp confronted the Cadi,
on the same charge, "disorderly-per
After the preliminary questions • ,
bad been asked, the Court sail :
" How old th•e you, Andrew?"
Andrew hove a, sigh that must
have got its inception in his well
worn boots, as he answered:
"Seventy-one, your Honor."
The Court looked puzzled, and ex.:,
amined Monday's returns. .
Why," he said, "you told me on
Monday you were sixty."
"Ah, sighed the old man, while a
tear bedimmed efe, "time is
passing; time is passing.'
.Court, sighed responsively
once more, as he said :, "So it is, so
it is. We'll , help Father Time by
sending you to jail for thirty days. "
—Cincinnati Times• Star.
DECLINED WITH MANES. The
Lime Kiln Club, at a - recent meeting,
was put into a flutter of excitement
by the announcementllat its honor
ed president, Brother Gardner, had
been dubbed a LL.D. by a well-known
college. When the excitement had
somewhat subsided, -.the president
arose and said : "Geinlen, I, am
tooken by surprise. Had a pocket
book wid $5O in it dropped frees de
roof, de cold chills couldn't creep up
my back any faster.. But, surprised
or prepar'd, dar am but- one course
to take. I shall decline de title.",
A groan of anguish resounded
through 'the hall. " Gem'len, you
forgit dat titles am only worn on .de
sleeve," continued the president.
"We hey seen judges put_ off de
bench for corrupshun. We know.al
clermen who kin be liought fur mo
ney. boctcrs of divinity hey stolen
horses, and bachelors of art hey rob
bed snioke-houses. I has tried to
win de title of ap honest, hard-work
in' man who kin behave like a 'gem'-
an at all times an' in All places, an'
Mat's title 'null' for - me. I am pleased
at. de'compliment, an' I am pleased
to see de club take. it as an honor,
but I must flrml'y decline to lengthen
out my name."
BOOTH AT gib WIFE'S GRAVE.-tlf
Edwin Booth at Mrs. Booth's burial
a private letter printed in the Boston
Saturday Evening Gazelle says Ed
win Booth stood, with uncovered
bead, a few paces from the grave,
and when here-entered the carriage
he was so shaken with emotion, and
with the bitter cbld that he shi p red
like a man in an ague. We were glad
to get away from the gloomy spot.
his conduct and bearing through all
thlktrying ordeal have been- marked
by great dignity and propriety, and
the most perfect taste. •
-'ll* - I had not already known the -
strength and beauty of his character,
its simple nobility and thoughtful
tanderness, should have learned it
f frbm what have seen of ,him in his
time of trouble. Only, those who
:know him can understand might the -
calm fortitude with which he . has en
dured trouble, and i;orrow , and bit
terness-of heart, and cruet misrepre
sentation.. \ c-) man was ever more
to duty, and that will sustain
him against all detraction in the
THE CHMBIS OF CAtuo.—Xairo ! •
The beautiful, the gay, the - 'curious !
Few travelers remain indifferett - to
its 'charms, and fewer leave - it with
out regret. The three brief- yeirs
which elapsed - since I first beheld__
an Egyptain sunset froni7th-V—C-Ctia
del, looking over the minerated city
of the Caliphs and of the Memlooks -
to the stately ilyraiiiids of the prime
val monarchy. tfie 4,ldest, of the old'
had not. • in •
,the slightest effaced
from meinory the splendor of the
vision ; and as ,v‘e - approached : the
syrie beside the imposing -mosque of
Mohammed Ali. -I experienced the
ardor of one who knows tCe magni
fieence of the panorama which awaite
him=the union of the- ancient, the
mediaeval and the modern, the boun
teous Nile and its half mystic, - - half
historic rnonumento . he.polifie valley.
framed in parched, stony hills and.
burning deserts, - ihe : crowded city
throbbing life and point-__
eel with the spires .of.• faith
living picture of the Arabian,Nights;
a vivid realization of " the gorgeonS -
Orient !—SUez , Letter. '
„Tim Nebraska City (Neb.) Press says _ :
St. Jacobs Oil strikes heavy blows for
gcsid all around, and ita virtues for rheu
matic: pains are,lauded upon every hand.
Try it, all yo who suffer. -
.49rIIESICISNI Is FIANCE.- . he'
heads of French women 'are saidbe !turned on the subject of res
thetism.. The mania has Crosse the'
Channel, and soonthe.ingenuity •. of .
Parisian modests will be taxed in
order that the colorkadmired by the
fair esthetes may be combined, if
possible, so as not tloffend the eye.
The Temp has tried in vain, appar—
ently, to-stem the tide. Bemis the
forbidding picture which it recently
gave of the testhete, male and., fe
"The male esthete wears long hair
and raises. their 11eep,eyes to heaven.
The more emaciated'• his cheeks are
the better. - No beard-. and a look of
lie grave, Ile, - is a, variety of the
.Anthony of r. - 1;11-tr.e. , , an Aethony
who sighs, but (u es not swear. The
female [dilute we' , cs mcditeval gowns
of strange, dull far ktched hues, of
a sickey sage green by preference.
They' effect ElerAleiiie - .s, - lengthen
their trains and slash , tbcir s:eeves.
Whistle is their favorite :,itist, and
they regard 'the non etheqe-..world
One Experience From Many-.
I bad been sick and miserable so long -
and Jad caused my ..husband_so much
trouble and expense, no one seemed to •
knoir what ailed me, that I was cornplete-,-
lf disheartened and discouraged. In this
frame of mind I got a bottle of Hop Bit
tereanti used them unknown to my fami - 4
ly. I Bean Logan to improve and gained
so fast that my husband and . family
thought it strange and unnatural; but,
when I told then what. had helpati me, __
they said, "Hurrah far Hop Bitten'
long' may they prosper, forthe! bafiv.
made mother well'and us happy. "--TI
- THE Courant' asks : "When will the
be full again?" Considering the
way it sings we consider this ayeu point
ed and appropriate question.--Tats M