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ford County,. Llst silWayagpin to the impoctics
of-advertisers. : •
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Auditors Notices, r Se. 'Professional Cams not
exceeding four lines, 14.00 per year; additional
Mrs. el. 0 0 each.
Local Notices and Legal Advertising, dye mitts
I;.r line. Table and Flimsy Wort, double robes.
on COS or,Marriages and Deaths inserted tree.
swl: Notices Ave cents per line.
1. - ocal Correspondence. giving the neigabothood
news from all parts of the county, oolicitetL•
L. HILLIS, ArroaNsy-AT-
E. LAW, Towanda, Ps. - •
N.J S. RUSSELL'S GENERAL:
• sra.cws AGLIWT. Towanda. Pa.
JOHN W. CODDING, ATTosiarr-
AT LAW, TOWSON Pa. Oftice.- 7 4:1Ter Klebrs
NI W. BUCK, ATTORNEY-AT
-1:1 LAW, Towanda, Pa. oMco.-At Treistutirs
Otliee, Su Colin Rouse. •
JOAN W. MIX. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
AND U. ti. Conxissiormit,,Towanda, Pa.
tigice—Norit side Public tquire.
TIAVIES & HALL, AOORNEYB
- Tonal:ma, Ps. Office—Northwest
iier State and Main streets, up stales.
TLSBREE & SON, .ATTORNEYS
AT•LAW, Towanda, P.
DECK & OVERTON;
AT-Law. Towanda, Pa... . T
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OVERTON & SANDERSON,
TORNETS...ty-LAW, Towanda Pi.
iHTON, JR. - Joint 7. sizancaso2t.
r , ..I)fIERSON & YOUNG, AT-
I'OfiNEYS•AT-LAW, TOWallull, Pa. Mike
-31, ur Palk street.
WILLIAMS & ANGLE, AiTOlt
xEts-AT-11..Aw, Towanda, Pa. Mace
3!a 1: st reef; opposite posi.oince
T1R.411 E.. BULL, SURVEYOR.
Surveying 5 , .(1 Draftitig. • Or
c,--Ovel• C. P. Welles' 99-Cent SU); e, Main sweet,
Tu .auda, Pa.
JASDREW •WILT, ATTORNEY
• Ar•L:Aw, Towanda. Pa. Oface—Means's
street. over Decker Brothers' store.
.M. 12, conul , ed In German, • •
V. S. M. WOODBURN, • PRIMP
CTAN AND SURGEON. Oflice-4,AC 'residence
on 'nlaia s;t:4ot, !Int door north of M: E. Church.
p() r),N EY . A. ME RCUR. A TTOR
1. NEV4T-I.AW, Tii;.anda, Pa. Solicitor of
y 3 —lt., (Far teular attention paid to business In
tbt .brotiau...Court and to the settlement of estates.-
1:11 ~ —l iiiiontanye Block.
KELLY, DENTIST: Office
-Over M. E. Rosenfield's. Towanda, Pa.
Its,ned on Goid, 131.yer. Rubber and Alum
e:e base. - Teeth extracted without pain.
T 4 l I). PAYNE, M. PHYBWIAN
I A. - ND gol.-017We over W. G. Tracy's
la. ioatanye Biock. Ofliee hour% from 10 to
12 A. M. awl from 2to4P. M. Special attention
gi,. s to diseases of the Eye and Ear.
CL. LAMB, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW,
. North Franklin street, Wilkes-Barre,.
Pa sik-elal attention glr . en to collections to Lu
7-ri., r.:01 Lackawanna countis. References: . Hon..
P. 11. Morrow; First National Bank, Towangs.
A AusTiN &
IS PINE- GROCIIIIES AND PROVISIONS.
. o.lle.es. Cannock" Fruits,
&c. 200 awl 202
; Wwer street, arid 103, 105 and 107 . hralu
btrt-'t. Gwir, Y. Y. •
A. Arslls., 0. D. GOODRICH. C. A. AUSTIN.
LC. PALMER, MANUFACTURER
. and Wholesale and. Retail Dialer In Me,
1k I; and other Lumbers, Lath, &c., lltldgbury,
to.] County. Pa.
IT EN Rl' HOUSE. CORNER MAIN
:via Washington streets, First Ward, To.
es. Mews at all hours. Terms to suit the
Large stable attached. Was. HtNRY,
11 i) NV ARD WILLIAMS, PRACTI
c iL , PLrMBEA NM/ GAS FITTER. Place of •
It Ira doors nort hof Post-Offtee. P•umb•
lug. Gas Fitting, Repairing pumps of all kinds,
an;; :"..1 kinds ,of &Jew in . promptly attended to
All .1 silting work in his Tide should give him a call.
y r T JESSITr, .ATTORNEY AND
e COUNSIILLoIt•AT•LAW, Montrose, Ps.
Judo, .1,,50p having resumed the practice of the
1:0V ia Northern Pennsylvania. will attend to any
kg, huatness Intrusted tohlm In Bradford Coun
ty. Porsons_wishing to consult hlm.can call on H.
E.q., ; Towanda, Pa., where an
: can be made.
ENRY, STREETER. Arroa•
AL' N Y ANp COUNSELLOII-AT-LAW, TOWiride,
- *T. OTTARSON,_
Manufacturer of all kinds of Upholstered
Work, wholesale and retail. •
tlk - 111 SIDE BRIDGE STREET, TOWANDA
over Myers Meat Market. 4,1an.52.
J. J. ANDERSON,
DEkLER IN CHOICE
Provisions, Tinware, Hardware,. Ready
made Clothino' • Hats and Caps, ,
--Dry tit ' ls of all kinds. Confectionery. Choice
Imi tts Cigars & Tobacco a:ways on band. AR
DEN SEEDS , of every variety. fresh and new. ilia
exit rimier enables him to select the best goods,
xylil-h he Is .selling at the - lowest Ilvlng prices.
(\ arty Produce taken. - for which rho highest
Wei mires will be paid. •
11 rrickm tr. Pa.. Smaytatn."-.
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
Country orders PrOmptly
EImILI, N. Y. April 20, 82.3m05.
A TTENTIONI-The undersigned
wislies , to Informal' interested In FLOW
bat he has a larg.i and healthy stock of Bud.
ding Piaui!, which he otters at reasonable prices ;
al , ' Vegetable Plants In their season: Thanking
lily Pitt ous for past. favors, I solicit a continuance
of tic saine. ' JAMES C
Main street, Towanda, Pa.
A I3I IINISTRATRIX'S SALE..—
.lane A. Partridge. adminlstratrix of L. M.
Par. r:dge, will sell at nubile sale, at her residence
in. Milan. ea.„ on SATURDAY. MAY 2 0 th.18132.
at 1. o'rloric, A Y., the personal property of the
decedent, consisting of horses, harnesses. wagons,
mowing machines, and , other farming utensils;
— nets in the ground, &c. 'Also, a new lumber wagon
belonging to Jane A. Partridge.
TERMS Or SALE—Sums under fin, cash ;.over
tlo,Attne months credit noteswith approved secu
rity. - JANE A. PARTRIDGE.
Ml:an. Pa., Ilmay?2t.' Administrattix.
AD M I NISTRATR IX'S NOTICE
—Letters of administration having been
gra..led to the undersigned upon the estate of L.'
M. Par.ridge, late of Elmer twp., deceased. notice
Is hereby given that all persons Indebted lb the
said estate are requested to make Immediate par
lut.z.t. at d all persons haring claims against said
estate mast present the same duly authenticated
to the undersig..ed for settlement.
Milan, Pa., littlayA24lsr. Adatinistratrix.
—Letters of admlnistrattnia cunt tartamento
I:nue:so basing been granted to the undersigned
upon the estate of Anna - Sibley. late of Towanda
Dor ugh. deceased, notice Ipheieby given that all
per...us Indebte4 to the said mite . re re quested
to make immediate paymantiand all persons hay
ing claims against said estate *oust .present the
same duly amhentleated to the undend rand rer set.
tie nmnt. ISAAC W. 8 SLIM.
Towanda, Pa., SmaySt•e6*. Ado) nistrator.
DMIN I STRATRIX'S 'NOTICE
—Letters of adminlattatlon cum tastansesto
osnexo having - been ranted to the nuderatsned
upoo the estate of Theodore !meet Sprint.
field township, deceased, notice le hereby men
that all persons indebted to the said estate are Ireo
quem ed to make Immediate payment, and all per-
WWI !laving claims vain:a said estate most preeldit
the same duly authenticated to the undend
for settlement. . KIM Z. 1. WILDZ
MARI** 101Tctleft1C, Propors.,
VOLUME = XIIV
128 & 180 Means Block
Is one of the prettiest stores in Tolman',
and is filled with an ELEGANT
AMOR TRENT of '
Which will be sold at PRICES LOW
AS THE LOWEST.
FULL LINE OF HENS,
BOYS AND YOUTHS
LATEST STYLES OF
HATS AND VAPS
W. J. Yotrxb
FULL STOCK OF FURNISHING
GOODS, VALISES, TRUNKS,
CANES, UMBRELLAS, &0.,
Celluloid Colds and. Gaffs,
1 D I=E!
And the best line of NECKWEAR in the
County always in stock.
far Call at our tore and examine
Goods and Prices, and you will be sure lo buy.
:Towanda, Pa" 20apre2.
Hard Times Seared
"I eaanot-tell a lie, I did it with my
Itole hatchet," when i knocked the coven of my
Onmentie cases of LOW PRICED SPRING
GOODS, and now
I AM ALL READY
TO GIVE YOU A WELCOME THAT
I have laid in a new' Sming Stock of
Mens', Youths', Boys' and (.;lildiens'
Which is positively a surprise to all.
I astonish the sightseeer with an twirl
rats& collection of elegant styles and bean:lto
I delight the purchiser ,with prices
which were never before so low.
I afford all an opportunity to secure the
newest and best Spring garments at prices within
THESE PLAIN PAbTS demand Our
attentlna, and we respectfallj "a l gae 'au - early-ea
aadnatlun, and Invit : e It.
M. E ROBEPIRELD,
A LARGE STOCK of NEW STYLES
just received at
BRIDGE STREET, TOWANDA.
HATS & CAPS
The BEST and FRESHEST stock
A FULL LINE OF
Gents Furnishing Goods
A large stock of NEW and DESIRA
BLE goods at BUSH'S.
ti' If you want a SUIT of CLOTHES
or any goodvin his line at BOTTOM'
PRICES, call onJ. K. BUSH, Bridge
Street, Towanda. Pa. -28mad32.
COUNTY tCOMMISSIONERS' MEET
For the information of the publics the
County Commissioners hereby give notice
that they will hold a session of the Board
every Tuesday at the Commissioners'
Office in the Court House at Towanda,
and that they will bold a meeting of the
Board at the County House, at Burling
ton, the First and Second Monday of each
Month. Those hiving business to tring
before the Board - will govern themselves
- MYRON lEVIOSIAY, CO. Com&
M. F. itAmpoN,
Attest : Wm. Lzwisi Clerk.
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTI E.
r la —Letters of admhtlatratlou bathos bees
granted to the unilerslgoint -upon the ostoto of
is W. Quick, late of WURotrtop. deceased,
nle s bosh/ die that altpwooss masked to
the Bald estate are requested to make Iteinedlate
payment, and all persons bolsi 'chid=
maid mate most pram cfor nue Mal
i:aged to the onflenlipood for voulomont:
t l au l Arf
11 41WItoof Rig
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in town at BUSH'S.
Madan with the meet, btoirtepta,
In *ben eche a shadati Uae
Like the dadt In evening skies!
Then wham. bets entddne the sun,
00 4 en Wan, nieathest In eae,
Aa the bedded etemeadete ram I
luanwnt. elth telnetint feet,
*been Ma brook acd'rh►er meet,
Wentalhood and childhood fleet!
- hig, with a timid gtaniai s . - -
On the brookleVs swift advance,
On the rivers braid expanse '
Deep and still, that gilding stream.,
Beautiful to their Must seen, -
As the river of a dMam. '
-Then why pause with indeclaion,
When bright angels in thy vision
- Beckon thee to fields Blyslan?
Nearest thou voices on the shore,
That our ears perceive noMore,
Deafened by the cataract's mar?
0, thou child of many prayers!
Life bath quicksands. Life bath snares?
Care and age come unawares ! -
Like the swell of some sweet tams,
Morning rises Into noon,
May glides onward into June.
.ChildbOod Is the bough, where slumbered
Birds and blossoms many numbered :
Age, that bough with snows encumbered.
Gather, then t each dower that grows,,
When the youfig heart overflows •
To embalm that tent of snows.
Beara Illy In thy hand;
Gatti of taus cannot wlthatatell
One touch of that magic wand.
Bear through sorrow, wrong and ruth,
Iu tby heart the dew of fouth,
Oa thy lips the'smlle of truth.
0, that dew, like halm, shall steal
Into wounds that cannot. heal, •
Even u sleep our eyes Both seal ;
♦nd that smile, eke sunshine, dart
Into many a sunless heart, •
For a smile of glod thou art.
UNCLE JOHN'S FORTUNE
'Oh, Kate, mamma has just received
a letter from - Uncle John ! He's
.really coming back from Australia
to settle at last. All the heaps- of
money he has invested—yes, that's
the word—invested in some—some
thing,- I don't know what, but will
nearly Jouhle his fortune!' . . -
'Nearly _ double it ! Oh Nellie,'
cried . Kate, dropping her aunt's dress
she was mending, 'only think. We
are his only relational' .1
'What a selfish little thin you
are, Kate!' remarked Ellen Ora, shsw,
throwing herself on a couch ,by her
cousin in her mother's boudoii, which
she had rather impetuously entered
with her good news. i
'How .can one help being selfish
when one is poor ?' laughed Kate
Wakefield.. 'lt. is all very well for
you,iwhose father is alive And well
to-do; but Jack and I have only
ourselves to look to. I have to turn
and' turn my dresses until -1118 quite
ashamed. I stick s new hew -here,
and a new bow there, but I'm not
foolish enough to fancy people think
it's a new dress. Ah me, Nellie ! I
do—do so wish I was, rich V' and she
clasped ber hands On her knee, and
fixed her large gray eyes-at vacancy,
.as if she were filling`the latter with
her visions of wealth ; probably she
'What a mercenary girl you are,
eoz said' Ellen. 'You don't think
at all about dear uncle John himself
—only his money !'
'Each of us thinks of what most
concerns us, or what we most want!'
retorted. Kate.. may help - poor
Jack, who only gets n.nety pounds a
year I repeat you are rich, or your
'He is not, Kate. Ton know it's
as much as mamma.can do to keep
us up to our position in society. But
it will be different now, for dear un-.
ele John says, as he has no relations
save ourselves, he hopes we can man
age to let him live with us. He can
see about our renting a larger house
on his arrival Mamma is gelighted,
and she says he will be, sure to keep
his carriage; while if we try to be
amiable he may keep horses for us
to ride. Only imagine! Will it not
be. grand? ,How the people will won
der and. envy.'
'What a lot of suitors you'll have,
Nellie! Who knows but that Sir
Hugh Stafford, when he comes—as ,
as they, say he will, next month—to
reside for the -winter at Beecholm,
may be One of them !'
A bright flush rose to the cousin's
cheek, though she exclaimed, 'What
nonsense. Kate!' for the fact was,
Ellen Grashaw was very pretty, and
such a onion had. not only entered
her head; but also her mother's—one
of those worldly-minded women wi.o
render their lives wretched by a con
stant fight to keep their heads higher
than their neighbors, and to make
five hundred a year pass for a thou
sand. Mrs. Orashaw, indeed, was
already secretly hue) , in devising
means for new dresses to make Ellen
look her best, and to give one or two ,
parties, ostensibly in the Baronet's
honor—really to 'throw the young
people together.' • -
'Papa; proceeded Nellie, 'used to
call uncle John "the fool of the fam
ily"—.a mad speculator. I only wish,
in that case, papa had changed places
with him, , •
'When*ill he be here, Nell? Does
he say 1'
'He starts the second mail after hilt
letter, therefore he will be here in a
fortnight. Thereto mamma calling 1'
she added, springing up.
'I hope , It's not to dress yet; for. I
have not done these bows yet,' re
marked Kate, renewing her stitching.
Mr. Orashaw was s tolerably well
tollo merchant, who. would have a
safer balanCe at his binker'aluid not
his inclinations in regard to 'appear
ances tended in the tame direction
as his ;wife's. What an 'old man of
the sea' to some persons aria those
wordseWhat will Mrs. Grundy say?'
Thty excused themselves by saying
it was for their children's benefit
Horace had to make a position -in
the world, and Nell to be settled. j
The two other members, of . the,
familyy were Kate mid her brother
Jack (employed in a bank). :When
they; had been left. orphaus MM. Gra
shs,w had consented to reveive them
into the &tally, SS their' keep wotiJd
be a mere nothing, considering one
mint : We toga dinnOrt beaus" 'of
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Xste Mill pay out of her smat in
come of - slaty pounds ayearOesides
making hirself,Useftip, and Jack out
of his salary, weakl go into her own
private purse, and afford -many toilet
luxuries. Besideth'she knew, as /Tell
did, too, that society, who vfm ignor"
ant ; of any payuient being made,
`spoke highly of their kindness to
their poor relations. •
Their sole other relation was 'uncle
John-4 fatless, sanguine spirit,
who had been always going rto make
a fortune, and who = had at last, •in
Australia, done - so. Ho had- gone
there when Nell and Kate were chil
dren, so all they knew of 'him' was
that he was very kind, and was ever
sending pleasant letters arid hand
somapresents to his little-nieces and
nephews. When 'Nell danced in ber
joy from the moul t Kate at work on
her aunt's dress, thought of these
presents, and his to he feared men
tally commented on uncle John's
coming home in a very inercenary
'Supposing,= as Jack and 1 ure i c)*
phans,, be were to adopt us l' She
ponders. 4 At any rate, if he be en
rich, he will hardly let his sis er's
children remain so poor. If he does
not do something 'for Jack, I—l
shall hate him V
Then, her eye resting on a darn in
her dress, her mind revelled in the
better toilets she might possiblY have
when uncle John came home. '
treele John ! Before' two days
were over everybody in Monkbonrne
ktiew him, otitis immense wealth,
and how he was tolive with the Gra.
4 1shaws, who were bin-only relations.
Mr. Grashaw dtopped into the estate
agent's -to inquire casually what
mansions or' small estates were to let
in the neighborhood. Horace talked
of uncle John at his club until the
members were „sick of uncle John.
Mrs. Grashaw and the girls made
visits and rece.ved them on purpose
to let Monkbourne society know all
. 'Very stuck up,. proud people those
Orashaws I' remarked Mrs. Sti,bbin
'Always - were. 'Now they will be
intolerable!' rejoined the doctor's
wife., 'Ari to that. Kate Wakefield,
she takes no pains to i hide her 'finer
cenariness I' . •
'Well, there's an 'ex cuse for her,
My dear. It can't be 'pleasant, I'm
sure'—with a heatnnss.—no be de.
pendent upon Mrs. Grashaw's chari•
'The train will be ..tluf 1:30 no
doubt,*that he'll.arrive by,' remarked
Mr. Grashaw on the day of uncle
John's coming; as he contemplated
the recherche lunchnon'prepared. I 'l
hope. my love, there is nothing to
make a hitch in his welcome?'
It was a moment of grew. excite
ment. Nellie flitted everywhere;
Horace - lounged- about, assuming in
difference; • Sate sat at the diawing
room window, regretting her 'brigh
bonnie Jack, who was so overworked
be t!ould not get a holiday. Sudden
ly, as .a cab stopped at the door, she
sprang up and rang to the rest.-
'He has come! Uncle John has
come!' she exclaimed. • I,
'Gracious 1 Why.- hu must have
got .up at dawn !' ejaculated Mrs
Grashaw. 'Where are Nell and Hor
A fluttering bevy they proceeded
into the hall" to receive the lucky
speculator... The page had already
thrown wide the door, and coming
up the step they saw a tall, thin,
gray-haired man, with stooped shoul
ders and a sad, careworn visage.
'Welcome to England Welcome
home, John !' cried the. merchant,
wringing hiS hands. 'Dear me, how'
delighted I am ! I congratulate you,
The : vreicoraes and 'congratulations
were echoed all around. They cies
tered abdrit him like bees round
honey. Horace took his hat, Krite
'Ab, George !' exclaimed • uncle
John.rn a feeble voice, as he slightly
waved his hands, 'let me sit down .
somewhere. I have mutlfto tell you.
'Horace, fetch the wine; your un
cle is fatigued after his journey. Nu;
we will go into the dining-room at
once,' remarked - Mrs. Grashaw
'Much to tell us t' 'laughed her
husband. '1 should think so, Jcbn,
after your long absence.'
They had all got into the dining
room': now. The softest chair was
pushed forward , by Horace ; Bate
gave a shake to the cushions ; Ellen
brought a foot-stool. Uncle John
dropped down wearily.
-- 4 06, George I' be exclaimed, almost
piteously, 'how can I tell you—how
a hundred timei I have wished that
I had never written you that letter—
much has happened since then. -I
am'—the gray headliropped on the
Had the listeners suddenly been
confronted by the face of Medusa,
they could not have been more aghast
—more silent. The) were horrifiel
—paralyzed. The first thought - of
Mr. Grashaw, indeed of all, was that
they had been grossly ialten.in. •.
'What do you mean;. John?' de
manded the . merchant
'That the speculation in which I
foolishly invested my all, George,
was but a bubble', It burst a week
before I 'started for home. It has
me I I wonder if he thinks
this is his home
.?' reflected the mer
chanti.7-Vircumstances alter cages.'
'Whatever will Monibourne eay-Y'•
thought the wife. 'We shall be a
perfect laughing Stock. TO have a
pauper instead of a millionaire on
our hands •
Rom* and Nano looked at each
Kate felt inclined to cry. Then
she filled a glass witifwine and hand•
edit to Uncle John. 'How very al=
°ions that girl is!' thought ber_aunt.
'I always said yea were the idiot
of the family,' John,' remarked the
merchant, huffishly. 'There; we may,
I suppose, have luncheon ! then you
can tell us about it.'
inquired Jack Wakefield,
eagerly, on Kate waylaying him as
he was creeping upstairs -to change
his coat after returning ;rem the•of•
flee; %as he . Come.?'
'Yee, Jack.; and, oh I' so toil-
We! ri;lint.4ll4.htrie a . beg;
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'llietbble, , saya, and he hes been ru•
~, • -
.roor old nixie John f'• exclaimed
Jack, aympatiteticadly. - . •
'Yon - dear, ,dear„
cried Bate, throwing her arms about
'his neck ;. 'that's the•first kind word
any one his - add of - him- here.- Oh I
Jack— l Tack. .1 fear aunt -and uncle
Grashaw will make a gnist difkience
it be could.
'Whir - be virouldna v hs e his
v h e el l pel
Where ie he r
And Jack, Ao longer thinking of
his officecont, walked into the' draw
inglVOllli and' Warmly igreeting the
old man, temaxked, heartily.:
'Welcome hone, uncle John I Kate'
has told me all. I'm sorry, 'pm my
word - I am ; but never limind xis
DESPETIANDUM,, you - - know --better
luck next time.' . •
'Heaven bless you, my dear boy—
you rejoined uncle John,
gratefully; tornlreagybe was awak
ening to his position. And such a
pleased, radiant expression came
over his features, that,, like a flash,
an idea sprang up in 'Mrs. fliashaw's
hend.that uncle John was 'pretending
poverty to test their affection.,-
But her husband soon negatived
that There was no .pretence; but
hard, bona fide, implacable ruin.
Monkbourne did laugh - and did
sneer. That might have been some
excuse for the Grashaws.; • but before
a fortnight was over.. , uncle John
found himself so much in the way
that, hurt, pained, he announced his
intention of leaving, and no one
asked him loramain.
• That evening, however; Jack came
into his room on the third floor with
Sate, and the two made a proposi
tion. To let uncle John in his great
trouble go and live alone was' more
than terrible to these silly young
people; it was impossible. -- Would
uncle John like them to put all their
tiny incomes together, arid take a
little cot Age just onside the town
and live in it ?- Kate would be the
most economical of housekeepers.
'Unele John sat aghast.
'And you would do this for me,
my, children ?' be exclaimed. 'You
would give up your fine living and the
fine guests here at. George's to—to—'
'Be quite as happy elsewhere,'
laughed Bate, kissingi him. 'You
musn't refuse, uncle ; I will not hear
of it ! You eau's tell how merry we
three people will be together!'
don't doubt that in'my case, my
love,' answered uncle John,
into her bright face and reaping
Jack's hand. - - .
'Then it's agreed, uncle P. remarked
• 'Heaven bless you, children, how
can say no?'
So it was settled. The Grashaws
were at first,ind'gnalt,'but later re:
joiced in the ground it gave them to
break with their relations. especially
with,those ungrateful Wakefields.
But there they were wrong. Grat
itude had been the cause. All the
real. gifts and benefits Jack and Kate
had received•frem any one had been
from uncle John, who had never
asked or wanted a return.
In a fortnight the cottage Jack
had had his eye on received its` . ten
ants. .It was very small, but. very
pretty. rom.m.orning to night Kate
flitted about it, seeing to this, the n .
that, i venting nice little surprises:'--
into Lich uncle :John heartily en.
,tore, —for dear iOld Jack's dinner;
tea,' as she. la 4ghingly termed it.
- Sheno longer thong .t of turning her
dresses so often , I nor 'sticking a new
bow here and ;new bow , there,' but
in her dark stntfdresses she looked
happier, handsomer, than she ever
-had at he Grashaws.
'lt's quite like setting up house
keepingAr one's self!'' she laughed,
merrily. - -
The cottage wan isituated at the
other side of the town to that where
in wan - the - GraShawn,:house, ad Kate
rarely met them; . bap, she
them and their doings from one or
two of those mutual friends who, ad
miring the part the brother. and sis
ter had played, let up their ac
quaintance. From one of these she
learned how i Sir Hugh Stafford bad
arrived at Beeeholm from his 'world
wanderings, and had been feted ac
cordingly by all the elite of, Monk
bonrne, the _Grashaws among the
'There will be rare pullingcaps for
the Baronet among the mothers with
marriageable daughters!' laughed
the old lady, Kate's inform ant ; and
entre nous, my - dear, your - aunt,,Mrs.
Grashaw, will not be behindhand P
Kate, seated in the little parlor at
work, found subjects for long trains
of thought out orthis.. She wondered
if N lie would win the Baronet ?
Sh was pretty enough. Then would
u t aunt hold her head high . ?'.°
Her cogitations were arrested .by
the sound of voices. 'Looking from
the window, she saw that uncle John
had halted at , the gate,'
taku leave of a friend—a gentleman
of about thirty, with a pleasant, in
telligent lace,..but—such was Kate's
mental remark-- mote manly than
*Uncle back and no tea l" - she ex
claimed, springing' up. 'Time flies ,
when one is thinkingl Why, uncle
is bringing bis friend in! If it's - to
tea, he must just take what I have
got!' • -
Then the door opened,-and , uncle
John entered with the , stranger, who
Kate saw had exceedingly fine brown
: 4 .51y darling, said uncle 'John
bays met an old mind. Pardon me
Jlt i, r put you out'at all, but } could.
iot refram from iningiziglim home
to introduce him to' my young hem.
factors.' "5. • •
•Beneraetors ! uncle JOhn:-."' Oh,
pray, sir, do not , believe that,' smiled
- Bate, blushing.' 'Ours is -rather a
mutual 'aid society.'
• 'I think I should like "to join it'
Broiled thestrauger, and those brown
eyes' dwelt very admiringly on :the
young girPo. face.. 'May I ll'
'I fear it is impossible,' she rejoin
ed. t We limited in 'number as in
c.apital. Then she looked -at uncle
John: ± • *:.!' ; -
Pard Ut e t
yout on t
forgo tip -Introduotion. :My 14pa,
‘.- - tt
' i ` ;
-i'l t `?'•
'Whose plaCe would low long bare
been filled by another,' said the Bar
onet; bowing. Ant for your
Miss Wakefield, who, 'while I was In
Austridia . years ago,' saved my life,
at the risk of hill n, from rascallybishmagcr.' , -
";'I. Dever knew then,' langbed uncle
John, that the young red garibaldi
attired digger was to blossom into
an English, Baronet.)_
• 'Neither did I for a certain ; but
next mail; my , cousin's _death reached
me.' <: -
'You'll - stay - , Sir itigh, tar tea?'
Kate had been overwhelmed upon
hearing who was uncle John's friend.
Now she felt. ready to sink on the
floor at the -invitation _given; cape
islly when - the Baronet accepted it.
'That is ' lie added, turning to' her,
'if Miss W'akefieldiwill not and me
de trop; but will accept me as an hon.
orary member of your 'society.'
What was that in . his voice, his
manner, that - put Kate at once at her
ease, and made her : quite sincere in
sayingi she would be delighted ?
Whatever it was, she never , felt less
nerv.ons in preparing tie evening
meal, and never did it go off better.
The conversation never nagged, and
the'. Baronet seemed as he had
known them for years. Then Jack
came in, and the hours ilipped away,
until nearly ten o'clock; when Sir
Hugh took - his leave, asking Jack to
walk part . - of the way with him to
smoke a cigar, 2
When •Jaek returned be was radi
ant. ;Sir Hugh bad found out how
he had been stuiying, and how he
had 'passed examinations with eclat,
and had promised ,to procure him a
place under Government.
'Oh, dear,' thoUght Kate, smiling,
as she retired to rest. 'What would
aunt Grashaw say ?'.
What would she, and what did she,
and ,what did all lionkbourne say,
when it was known how constant' a
guest Sir Hugh Stafford was atthe
cottage ? Of course it was as apa
troll i The Baronet was generous
and pitied John—wanted to make
him /a return for that Australian af
fair.' But Kate,- though she called
herself silly, foolish, vain, could, not
help fancying that there was another
reason for Sir. Hugh's coming t. and
she was right. -One evening, when
the Baronet had had them to dine at
Beeeholm, and she had stepped 'on to
the terrace, waiting for the gentle
men to come from the - dining-room,
he joined heralone. He was a man
that a dinnevdress came. Kate
thought it patticularly so this 'eve
- •Admiring the: view, 'Miss- Wake.-
Held ?' hc-sketl.
'Yes; it is worthy admiration!'
she sm iled.
_'lt is beautiful!. How
proud you. must be to say, 'Pm mon
arch.of all I survey!"'
Abruptly lie-had drawn nearer,
her band was imprisoned in his ; . his
brown eyes Were looking, it. seemed,
into her very,soul, as he said:
;‘Miss Wakefield—Kate— I Have
come to you here to ask you if`you
. will share that pride.? -If you, whom
so honor—you, the.. only woman
I ever loved or can love—will be my
Wife ?' . .
Then she learned how this fancy
had been won for the brothel and
sister on learning uncle John's story
of - his return home, how he had
been curious to see them, and =how
be had luvell Kate from the very
evening that he did.
'You wilt not refuse me, dear. 2 1
he whispered, in conclusion. •
She lifted her eyes to his, and, as
he drew ber to his heart. ICAte, trem
bling and happy, did not resist,.
It, was a great surprise and disap
pointment to most all Monkbourne,
particularly to Mrs. Grasha,w, who,
however, was condescending enough
to . forgive Kate, and let Nellie act as
chief bridesmaid. ' •
-.Years have passed . ; children's
happy voices make musical the ail;
of Beeeholm; and, rise up to uncle -
John's ears, oftea,summoning hjm to
the_ window. He is still 'poor, ruined
uncle John;' - but he doesn't feel so,
for he declared that Sir laugh and
Lady Stafford's behavior towards
him makes him -experience a sensa
tion, as if he were rather conferring
a favOr than receiving one.
Good Writers Who Write Badly.
Among journalists and . "literary
fellers," says , the Brooklyn Eagle;
one is prepared to look for remarka
bly illegible scrawls. That this is not
always the case numerous autograps
in our Collection prove. George .
William Curtis' signature, although
showing some signs of unusual care,
is written in an easy running band,
as, legible as print. , Whitelaw .Reid,
although not, a fancy writer, evident
ly gives his opmpositors no trouble.
Admirers of Charles A. Dana would
hardly imagine that his fine editorials
are written in a small neat Land,
and with a pen dipped in violet ink
instead of gall. William Cullen Bry
ant wrote.legibly ih an old,fashioned
style, though rather nervously to
ward the last. That A. Oakey Hall
could write well, even under trying
circumstances, appears. from a polite
note, of his, dated about a week be
fore he thought tit .to disappear sud
denly from New York, some years
ago. •Eli Perkins is a better penman
than any one would believe upon his
own unbacked assertion. Bob Bur
dette• could, with • the necessary
knowledge of mathematics, obtain a
position, in any mercantile house
bookkeeper. Longfellow wrote in a
really beautiful Italian hand. and
Whittier and Holmes rival him in
their, own peculiar. styles. Murat
Halstead is certainly the worst writer
in the World, and the sight of what
purportsto 'be hia signature would
lead one to
_doubt the truth of his
whole paragraPh. • -
• Answer This: • • -
' Clin ycni 1114 it me or Bright's7DiseaSe
of the Kidneys,
,Diabstes,' Urinary or Li•
ver Complaints that is curable, that flop
Bitters ban not or cannotcure ? Ask your
neighbors if they can: .
EcoLurr that trideamikariOrfectiaa,
and that perfeatke ta.ao,tritle.
Wow. 104 - 010!: 'Ws slips
fttkr th- 61 1, 040 7, Oft_ MOP Watt*
:41:L.r.:77 - =.l': , .Y:lk. , :='_,' , 'i! ,.
n -~...~. ~~,<C'.
The thought of darnh is like a haunting sense
Of undismayed words; to ion* it seems
Like a twit future of lingering dreams
Within the bosom of omnipotenee ;
And yet to others It is darkness whence .
Ho radiant hope or proudly ever gleams, _
A long, anpoUbled.night whose calm redeems
A life of dotarnful panto:in and pretence.
I that have sought Uke other men to look •
Beyond the brief and circumscribing years
Which round our being and vaguely yearning mind,
Think or ray death is of en open bnolr„,
Wherein the secret of the soil; appears,
And ail plat we have wondered is divined.
• . —G. M. Montgomery.
, , : •
" PATIENCE /' pokes' are worn by young
CLERICAL collars are miil worn by • la
SICILIEN - 'NE muoh used for spring
Tux new bustle resembles a large pin
Warm muslin dresses are embroidered
VERY long lackets of, velvet :are rash.
RIM parasols are now sometimes made
WIDE stitching is on the back of ladies'
kid gloves. • • -
THE favorite blue for children's flan
!eels and dimwits is the :old gendarme or
-Fon balls the dress should be of •some
thin tissue, silk muslin or 'minor batiste
over a silk foundation of tLe same color.
SILK grenadines are very handsome and
showy with their large figured broche and
moire stripes or satin and canvass lace
brocaded stripes. .
GOLD and silver in actual metallic
threads enter into many of the bright
wool mixtures for children's wear and for
fanby Spring jackets.
VERY long mitts in alt-sbades of color
will be, much worn as the season advan
ces. The silk and lisle thread gloves of
this season have very long wrists:
NEW hosiery shows the effect bf the
msthet4! craze. addition. to
. all the
colors and shades seen in the new goods,
new stockings come in ,vertial stripes run
ning lengthwise, With embroidery on the
instelas'and with clocks at the side seam.
,Dotmixs are the leading spring wraps,
lish walking jacket is pre
ferred by young women. Black is the
color for dressy wraps, unless it is intend- .
ed for carriage wear. For that puriose
light cloth wraps, inintles and dolma ns
in b-ige,, tan and ecru shades are brought
out with embroidery and rich fringes.
- BRIDAL 4Tresses of faille or gros-grain
silk are again in favor. Embroidery,
which appears on nearly all toilets this
mason, is used profusely on bride's dress
es also. The t;ille veil remains in favor,
nut the orange, blossoms and • buds are
now mingled with lilies of the valley, bri
dal rpses and white lilacs. For the skirt
garnitures pond' lilies are added to the
other bridal flowers. _•
Tun lace effects which were woreb last
winter in raised and uncut velvets, upon
satin grounds are seen this 'summer in
light wool and also in printed cotton
goods. In cheviot wool, silk is introduced
to produce lace effects. These are thrown
up on the
,Selvages, and will trim cos
tumes in the same way that
deries so. the ceilings and batitres and
zephyrs. - •
Fun, Fact and Facetim.
- WOMAN is an idol that man worships,
until he throws it down. ;
Cusr.Ex once said "beautifUlly : "The
fatal fact about the hypocrite is
is a hypocrite."
M EN are valuer of those qualities which
they. fondly' believe they have than of
those they really have. •
Wit saw a man recently who had no ad.
vice to give an editor regarding the tone
of his paper. - was dead.
& COBREsPONDENT asks, "Can hens-be
made too fat to lay?" That depends
upon the lay,. If it's-to lay inside Of - a,
lonesome stomach we, don't think they
IT is because he has heard that close
attention to small things makes the sue.:
cessfql man, that a certain young clerk in
the city takes such good.care of his mus
Mn. GAIL B. JOHNSON, business mane•
ger o f the Houston (Texas) -Post, has
used St. Jacobs Oil with the greatest ben
efit-for rheumatism, says the Galveston
"S,PEAIi t iNG of shad, would you say the
prico'had gone up, orhas risen," inquir
ed a school-boy of the fiehmonger t .
" replied the scale-scraper,
, ispeaking of shad, I should say it bad
Kr AD words are bright flowers of earth ,
ly existence ; use them, and especially
around the fireside circle. . They are the
jewels beyond price, and powerful to heal
the heart and make .the weighed
down spiritp glad."
LAST week as Ohio Mil on ,his travels
found a shell on the Gettysburg' battle
field. He took it Immo and put it in the
stove to see if lt was real. It was genu
ine; But the stovelits the most glaring
Imitation you ever looked at. •
" Cuntous" Writes to an art journal
asking : " How does Meissionor get his
brilliant colcirs in his , pictures?" We al
ways. he put them there with a vain;
brush but we may have been mistaken.
He may squirt dam eu the canvas with a
" THE= are strawberries in the mar
ket, father," said the lady of an Oil City
home recently. ".Yes, I saw thein,'!„re
plied the father, "and if they were not
taittnhealthy at this season of the year
we arctuld have "some." Thus an apt an
swer turneth away bankrtiptcy.
man) physician says many person,
simply by deep and , rapid inhalations of
pure air, can,become as intoxicated -on
oxygen' as if they had taken a draught of
,stimulants. Hero is a point for
the rain who has been 'walking rapidly
home from the club in the night air.
. A !METING of citizens was bold recent
ly in London to , protest against the pro-
je4t of building a tunnel tinder the Eng
lish Channel: The Chairman !milk: " Gen,
thMteit:lwe have met here to oppcee this
Tunnel almni), or, rattier, tanner Chun.
nal—that is to say, this Chunnet tautteh"
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$l5O per Annum In Advance.
Address of the Republican Stite
To the Republic . ne of Penns./koala:
The Republican State Comml tee
thui early announces the opening of
its headquarters, and rusks the prompt
co-operation of.all active Republi.
cans, to the en that the details of
what must prove a great canvass may
receive the most careful attention.
The Harrisburg. Convention has
submitted to the suffrages of the
people a great and a glorious
platform. The ' ticket embodies a
group - of.-names which for ability,
fitness and representative(' 'character,
it is impossible to excel. General
Beaver is not ouly the type of- our
soldiery—of that host which counted
in its ranks nearly a quarter of a
million of . Pennsylvanians when the
Union of the States was imperilled—
but .=his deeds and sufferings for the
cause place him in the front rank Of
the heroes of that war. As Bepnli-
Beans we vowed in its darker hours
that political ingratitude should never
be shown to any of these heroes, 'all
other things being equal." In this
instance all other things are more
than equalled ; they are excelled in
so far that our maimed soldier can
didate for Governor etabodies all the
higher qualities'of the statesman, the
orator and the christian. , Senator
Davies for Lieutenant-Governor rep
resents the free, unshackled talent of
the section which gave us a Wilmot
and a Grow. Wm. Henry Rawle, for
the Supreme Court, is the best pro ,
duct of Philadelphia's brilliant bar,
and in the world of legal letters bears
a fame so bright that our continent
cannot bind ,it. John M. Greer, for
Secretary of Internal Affaird, is as
strong in politics as in physique, and
throughout a distinguished careerrin
the State Senate has been recognized
as the champion of the men who have
developed our rivers of oil and made
the world their channel. Thou:las
M. Marshall, the most independent of
all independent thiatters in our West,
is the best example our State affords
of the citizen whose' qualifications
have compelled the office to hunt the
man. He will aid in keeping intact
what in the nature of things must be
a very narrow Republican margin in
the lower House of Congress.
The ticket thus fairly and fully
represents ` every living element of
Republicanism. The platform is more
pronounced than any ever before
adopted in the State—pronounced in
seeking every legitimate . political ad
vance touching improvement of
methods and the earliest possible
triumph of principles.
Pennsylvania is now freer in her
forms of Repuhlican primary action
than' any other State in the Union
She inaugurated district representa
tion in National Conventions, and
now more fully enforces thid policy
thanany of her sister - States. The
present platfcirm and the rules em
bodied therein secure to primary
action for State Convention every
tangible claim to increased liberty,
and these are . political reforms of
more rapid growth than any known
to our history. -
As a rule good things in polities_
which come to stay, cone step by
step, the pace increasing only as all
become more and more ready. to re
ceive The progreoa of
lican party forcib'y attests a fact
which has grown into a maxim: — In
its infancy the, party could but an
nounce its opposition to the further
extensian cf slavery. Extension-once
forbidden, its wisest champion—the
martyred Lincoln—patiently strug
gled in the earlier years of his first
administration for .compensated '
emancipation. His appeals were re
jected, by ; the , partied interested.
War's grim necessity emancipated,
;and then ,a great struggle followed
for equality before the war—but an
other step, and one which looks timid
now yet which was bol I enough then.
Civil rights accomnlished,,manhood
suffrage came . through even more
Painful stages. To have demanded
the greater boon from the beginning
—the ' final step which included and
outreached all the others—would have
led to a fatal sap. The men who
proved their prowess in these strug
gles were those who had the wisdom
to guide with care and good cheer,
.and so to stand with the people as
not to lose their opportunities for in
creasing usefulness. Of such were
Lincoln, Stevens, Garfield. .
And, now the Republican party of
our State, having aided_in - securing
human rights through legal fora's, in
its recent Convention wisely directed
its attention to the growth of liberty
in primary action. In Republican
Government it is frequently wise in
citizens to imitate in their forms of
voluntary political action those laid
down by the law, for in this way all
the peobh. become familiar with the
law, and its workings ; theexceptions
point to times and occasions when it
is 'desirable to change the law, and
to prepare sentiment forthat change.
The constitutional law of Pennsyl
vania fixes the number of Senators
and Representatives at 251, a maxi
mum which tie platform preserves
in, the selection of delegates to fu
ture State Conventions, but it at the
same time wisely protects the pri
mary right of each Repuolican voter
in the declaration that delegates shall
_selected as Senators and Repre
sentatives are selected. This is popu
lar and rewsentatiie suffrage car
ried ,into primary action, giving to
local scivereignty the -say whether it
shall be popular or representative.
Either is a great advance, and in the
advance the party or - the State had
only refrained from interference with
the right of beam "rule in primary
Look carefully at the platform,
and you will see not only successive
but culminating steps to every rem
edy, and steps pc:dratifig to ever liber
ty which wisdom cab, suggest. These
are reforms of today. Only venom
ed sophistry can call them reforms
of to-morrow. The, ticket with high
honor recogniz& every .element of
_the platform embodies
every principhvwhiCh the knowledge
of men irt dispassionate conference,
committee, or convention, could sig.
gest art-abreast of the tithes. -
Tinilikeribikan linty :testae nig
pledgee.' 1"4- arra
and neither tratmonitnactios
nor taunt out shake its:,record or
purpose in this regard. ligeoutplish
ed reforms will be maintabied, prom
ised reforms 'IS :be realized, and
that _ they_ may be: mftintiined and
realized the State . Committec zaksAll
who lean toiard - 10
fall into lin o under the old standard,
that **victory sure to be won may be
In a contest where nearly ill is st
stake they do best who are most will._
lug to sacrifice personal'desires,
dividnal"shades.,of opinion, or }per
sona ambition and interest, for, the
common cause. In such
shrewd and =scrupulous enemy too
often prompts the lifting of the red
hand of faction, so that it may serve
,is "will;otthe-wisp" 'to lead the
"Diary - aside and into quagmires,
where they must remain without a
flag, without a purpose, and without
F There iti'but one enemy to fight.
It is the old one, which in major part
was false to the Union in its boom
of danger; which subsequently stood
but as an obstruction to the rights of
man ; which today . represents a reac
tion opposed to American labor, to'
our material advancement in menu-
Actures and commerce, to the re
demption of our nation's
With settled purpose not to be di
verted from their object, -the Repub•
licans of Pennsylvania will face this
common enemy, and with it alone de
cide the great issues of the conflict.
And the !letter to do this let all
Republicans who have any sugges
tion to make, correspond with their-
State and -County Committeesi—
counsel with their neighbors,—invite"
and encourage_ the ever-sufficient aid
of - their local and metropolitan Re
publican press—prompt the active to
greater- activity,—inspire effect in
the new and untried,--hasten prima
ry-'action where haste can do no
wro eg,—anticipate in the earliest
hours or the canvass that machinery ,
of the, law which requires early'regis
trieiiof voters—and in all things get
ready for a great, battle. _Serve ear
ly and manly notice uponitheenemy
that every honorable effort and re
source shall be employed to achieve -
a victory which many regard as vital
to the great Republican party and .
i ts.princi plea.
By order of the Republican State
THOMAS V. COOPER;
Hints to Young Mtn.
-- Remember, the world is older than
you are, by several years • that for
thousands of years it has been so full
of smarter and better men than your
self that their feet stuck out of the
dormer windows; - and that when
they died the old globe went whirl
ing on, and not - one man out of 10,-
000,0 1 ,0 went to the funeral , or ever
beard of their death.
•Be as smart as you can, of course,
know as much as you can, _without
bloiring the packing out of your cy
linder heads; shed the light of your
wisdom abroad -in the world,
don't dazzle people with it, and don't
imagine a thing is so - simply _because
you say it Don't you be too sor
ry for your father bees** he knows
so much less than you d'o. Remem
ber the reply:of Dr. Wayland to the
student or BrOwn UniVersity, who
said it was an easy enough thing to
make proverbs such s
" Make a few," tersely j kplied the
old man. We never heard that the
young man ever made any ; not more
thln two or three, anyhow. The
world has great need of young men,
but no greater need than
have of it. Your clothes fit you bet
-ter than your father's' fit him; they
cost more money, they are morestyl
isti ; your moustache is .neater, the
cut of your hair is better;. and yon
are prettier, oh, far prettier, than
" pa." But, yotitrg man, the old
gentleman gets the biggest salary;
and his homely, scrambling signa•
ture on the business end of a check
will draw more , money in five min•
'des. than yon could get out of a ream
of paper and a coppejplate signature
in six months.
Young men are . useful and • they
are ornamental, and we alloys them,
and we could not engineer a pic-nic
without them. But they, are no no
velties no, nothing of the kind. They
have been here before. •Do not be
so modest as to shut yourself clear
out ; but don't be so fresh that you
will have to be put away to keep
from spoiling. Don't be afraid that
your merits wilt not be discovered.
People all over the world are, hunt
ing yon, and if you are worth finding
'they will find you. A diamond is
not so easily found as a quartz, but
some people search-for 'it all the
More intently.—Sensible 'L'Exchcfrige„,
WREN Mr. Fish lkul his children's p,r
traits taken they were spoken of as sar
dines—little Fishes done up in oil.
ELI PERKINS ought to insiston a chance
to - testify before the Foreign Affairs Com
mittee ; his reputation as the greatest Hai
in the world is in jeopardy.
Mn. TENNYsOIif has written -another
play, of which Mr. Irving has - ti.e refu
sal. If it is like t he
r last one, the refusal
must be the biggest part of It.
IT seems curious that college students
will fight among themselves, but proba
bly there -me occasions when the profes
sors lock themselves in and can't be got
at.—Detrsit Free Press.
ToNsontm. item : The Scranton liepub 7
liean relates that as a - Wilkes-Barre man
took his seat in the barber's chair he ask
ed the barber if be bad the same razor he
bad used two days before.: Being an
swered affirmatively, the patient man
said : Then give me chloroform," r
PL Truro himself to sleep : " I never
pretend to know a thing that I do no - f,"
remarked Brown. "When I don't know
a thing, I say at once, • I don't ltricw.' "
"A very poor course," said Fogg ; "but
how monotonous your conversation must
be, Brown !"
CcyrunE : In Eithston.;-." Ma, the pater
says that Jay Gould, the railway magna
than, is in town." "That what ?" "The
railway magnsthan." "The railway
magnate, you mean, don't yon, Emily?"
" No, ma, I don't mean any such com
mon word. I do wish you won would talk
as I do, ma." '
AQ " almanac of music " states that
since the, year 1600 to the present day,
no leas than 40,000 opiras have been per
formed, of which 11,000 . Were Italian.
All the Italian ones were performed in
this town last year, and only one Italian
and a monkey appeared in each opera.-- .
Norristown Herald. - . •
Dn. Otmu WouraLt. HoLus Wind('
to Emerson as "this unexpected, unpro.
sided for, unclassified, 'ball' anweloosoe_
newcomer, who had been far awhile pot:.
ted, as it were, in our rnitutan cold
greenhouse, but had taken to grcw . ing so
fast" that bc was lifting Off its 'glass rtlof
std Wtttteiti.ibis hat 10!