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No. 322 N. THIRDS
U. II. MANDEKBACII Prop'b,
J. C. KU'K, Clerk.
hit. l t Io Kortb Third ritr.ct.
1LLKR it ELLiER
WB0LE8ALE ROOK SELLERS
t, otationera, uiam uook Aiauuiuiurert
aTtA.a Itl aa a , a , .
t aad dralere la wrapping, 1'laaliug, vur-
jamana jnan papers fepar naga is f-
A husbandman who for many yeare
Had plowed hi ltd J nd town la if ait
Oraw weary wlih bit doubts and fears.
I toil in fain !" Tlirs roes and ar.nds,
win yield no harvest lo n.y lianda t
Tbe best tsedarot in Ibt barren lands.
"Mr dreoiiini Tint it withering :
Nn proiai.ini iranfs lit bWiatunit btioc i
No birds ainoBf its branches tins.
"My flnek is ding Iht plain,
Th hravrns art brans, lar; tisld no rain,
flit tnnb Is Iron 1 loil in fain !"
1 Wbilt yl bt arakt a hrttib bad aiirrtd
n la liroolnni Tint. Iikt witiK of bird
AnJ from lit Isartt a voiot bt btard :
"Tlia (terms of fruit and lift mutt bt
Foreter bid in mrstrrjr.
Vet nont cau til in vnln for mt.
"A mlgblifr hand, mors taillful than Ibint
Mnl Lanp the clutter on Hit Tint,
And niaka ibt fields with barf til tliint.
Man tan irorh ; Oodcen crealt
llul Hie t nlio work and wnieli ami trait.
Hate Ibeir reward, though it come late,
'Look tip lo beartn ' beliuld and bear
Tbt clouile and ibundtrinK in thine er,
An tatwtr lo tbr doubts and fear."
lit looked, tnd to a r'tnil-draprd car,
W itb trailing erooks and Dailies afar,
Waa ruabiog from a dlataul etar,
' Aad tfery Ihiratf rock and plain
naa netug up lo inert Hit rain
Tbal came lo clolbt Ibt lieldt "lib -rain.
And in tbt cloudt lit taw again
The cuvenenl of Ood witb men,
Rt written with bit rainbow ptu : .
'Seed llmt tnd harfcsl slm'l not f. 1,
And lboiifb tbt gale r bell aeiail,
Mjr truth aad prouiao aball pitrail.
Howard Cli:Tord wax a B;n.,le man
ajid tbii'ty-Qvc, and lived oo a farm
in a small Xow Kngland village. The
only Djotnbcrsof his Ii0'ialiul beaides
hiiiisoif, were Dennis O'bricn, bit man
s.rrant, Mrs. Wautsou, Mi hoj?rki'rpcr
and Marion Clark, who u-bi'od Mrs
Watson io performing tbo hoatuhold
Ho lived a very soclu!e 1 life, and
had Very few near oiiuMmis. Ili
property he inherited from his father.
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and wasaid to bo tbo richest man in
At the ctoo of a dull November
day, ho was busily employed, in what
S'.-rvcd bim us a sUtin-rooni, library
and oflk-e, in lonkio,; over a package
of pupers, when bo wa ioterruptod by
" Whnt is it, Donni ' bo iotpiired,
lookiii); up I'ioui hit paper.
"Adiapatfh. air, from 1$ j it
hat jiiet arrived."
Mr. Clifford took it, nnd looked it
over, than turning to Dennis, ex-
" Denni, harness op immediately,
aud prepare to take i.to to II I
wihloRettheroinseaontJttkotho',,a,hol,,cl)nnce l0 g,0 m, urtl!r ,
last tra'u to IS . Hero Mariou.'
as ho observed her ptsoing tho doer,
" I wish you to take oaro of these pa
pers for mo; aod in this drawor,''
alking to an old-fasbioued secretary
that stood in one corner, " is s pu k igo
of money that I intcudel to Invest to
morrow, but my snddoo journey to
U will prevent.
" Are you poinj away to remain all
night, air?" timidly inquired Mirion
" Yes, I hsvo jut reeeived a tilo-
gram informing mo of llio dADgctoua
illness of an old friend, ono wbota 1
knew in my acbool-boy day, nod we
entered int,o an agreement with each
other, that when one of us was taken
swsy, or oa our dying bed, that tbo
otbtr should, if by any nioins possible,
vieit bim. I hsve Just received intell
igence that this friend is dying, and I
must try to catch the truiu for 1$
to-night. Dennis will lake me to
II, but will get back bore before
it is time to tbut up (be bouse, so you
need not feel any afraid Jnriogmy ab
sence." Do yon know, sir, if you shall be
gone more than one night 7" she ask
I cannot toll," be replied. "Prob
ably not. I shall hire a. conveyance
borne from tbe station at II, a
Dcnnia will not kuow wbtn to come
for mo.''. . . , ,
At Ibis moment Dennis reapprsreJ,
requiring information roparding h.'
boras to bo taken, ' Mr. ClilToid went
dovuwith him, leaving Marion, to col
lect tbe ecaltorod papers. These the
put Into tbe drawer designed by Mr.
Clifford, closed it, locked it, and put
tbo key in her potket. She then re
plenished the fire, and drawing ao arm
chair near, sal down aud lasitd bor
e If with book
Soon she heard, the departase of the
etrriuge, and Mr. WaUon closed tbt
doors, after which she ascended the
stairs aad eulered ibo room 'where
Marlon sat. They remained there
ou4.il tbey beard tbo sound, of ,w,beels,
kitchen. It was Dennis rt turned from
II. After ho bod taken care c
hisltam, he and Mr. Watiun :uirth;r
procceltd td clone tho house. II
lica imtnediaU'ty proceeds! to Lit
clinmbcr. Mrt. Watson ft Isj retired,
and MniiiB it(riin entereJ (lie tiititiit
routn. Sbe luuUcd the door atl'I with
drew ibe krv, with tho iutenlioa of
j )itsin an hour or two la rtadior.
Hut bIio found the look hs intt ii-st-io;
ihno buforo, so the cloned it sod
mt inxinir batractlr luto the flro.
Anil with s'ruDgo peitirfeoe hor
oiio 1 ran upon nil h; horrible stork's
ibe bad ever real or btard. In vain
did abe picture to herself a bnppy
home, with hern.-lf ni iiiii.tr.w (for
Marion was but nittrtopn, at) I liku all
yountf nirls, wis Klvcn to bil,li,,n. ca.
t'csinlbettir); inin did .! try to
jbt-od her thoughts any tdber sub-
jtc. j iter v.Htons, bi tgt.t and gM.n, ot Umjt ,,, , am, jt W(,u ,
all.od.njw.tl, the ihon.hl of th,,CPn mc!l b..Itt.,. j' Mariun I... i let
money in the drawer, an I that it wot i.ini ko..i,ii .,,.1 i. r. i.:.
jin her care, and alio mut uarJ it in
piteof cve-yihinif. And thin hho
. would gj over in hef mi id llio paiiio
julart of tome robbery, which bad
lletninher thoughts, perhaps, for
Detormiuod, nt Initio rid herself nf
i stic b I'titiliih tliotihtH, hi aron nnd
I walked to the wind iw j bdl it wa with
'out hi dark thai hlit could not teo
the leafit thing not even thelites
that s'.ood in frmit of the hou't. Ai
she walked back to bor seat tho cast
eyes aroond the room, to n-rtire lur
self tiiat evcrytliitii was its it should
be, ami put out tbt light. The fire f
I U'did liht enough to that she could
ou all parts of tbe loom dintiocUy,
and drawing her chair a little nearer,
and t brewing n shawl over bar thoul
iicri, sue ecu o i iiois -ii Hewn for a
nap, having made up her mind t re
maio there for tho uiht. Her vi.ii ,n,
of rubbers nnd ssnis-iini hal left bor,
and in a short time the wa a-l rp.
She had slept peril i)S far two or
throo hours, wlion th.) was awakened
)V B sjjilt no;s
Sue t' .'uld n it tell.
at Hot, what it wa. but it wa toon
repealed, and the knew that some oue
was trying to u ilock the door. In n
short time they succeeded, and she
beard tbcm stoallhily cross tlu room.
Hy this timo tho firo had barn.'d down
and tho room was in total darkness but
tho robber brought with bun a dark
lantern, wli'uh he placed upon the hoc
rvtury in such pjsition tint Marion
could soa his nnvouients plainly while
ehe wuS entirely hi leu from view. Slie
sat ib "re und watched him, almnstiitu
p fu'd w:ib terror, until bo In I suc
ceeded in fining a key into tho drawer
which eontaiiidd the paekao of money
and opened Ic. lbcn the Ihouiht, "il
obtains the money, ho would not hesi
tate to murder mo.' So she resolved
to make one effort to help herself und
tbo money too. She rcmembprod ns
she glsnced around before pulling out
tbe lights, she had noticod standing
lo one corner of tbe firoplaco, an old
fashioned iron pnkor. And now while
ho was busy looking over the drawer
for Ibo money, are noiselessly crept
j across the ho-irth, possetse I hersolt' of
tbe poker, nod with a prayer in lr
heart for aid, swifl.lv aod silently ms le
hor way behind bim, and with til ber
strength she brought it down upon his
bead. Witb a deep groan ho sank
down upon I hi floor. It was bat a
mouuut for Marlon lo secure tho moo-
ey, close and look tho drawer, remov
ing the keys which he bud loft hang
ing io tbe lock, nn 1 possossiug ber sell
oi the lantern, loft tho room,. Sho
rloscd und locked the door upon the
villain, nod hastened up tho stairs to
aroma Dennis. Receiving no answer
to her knocks and tills ehe oped the
door and looked io. lie was not there
but hit boots were sitting besides the
bed, whicu looked as though boh.l
lain down on the outside. Atorrible,
"unpieion broke npou ber mind; tho
Ibief down stairs and Denais wero one
and the atuo. He bad overboard Mr
Clifford when be wattalkiujnbiuttht
money to lior; for although be bad
loft he room, be cou'd not have got
ou tof beat iog and bad tuado up bit
mind to gain possession of it. And
now if he tboul l come to himself aod
escipe from tlao room wbero she left
him, ho eould eaily overpower hor and
M,rt. Watson, for he veil knew there
was no cms else in the hous nod tbe
nearest neighbors lived half a mile of
With theio thoughts In her mv she
hurried to Mra. NVstsoo'a loom, and
swakeno-l bor by vlolsotly abakiog
ber by tbe urra.
"(Joed grselrua. Morion, what it
tho matter V rho exelaimel j "yoa
aot aa tbougli you bad seeo a ghost P
"I b,av not," returned Marion j
bat there it A ie tbsi iltting
SNYDER CO. PA., "FKimiJAllY
room with a maik on, and I beliove
it U Dconis."
"Dennis I Well, what don lis want
witb mink ?"
' I cannot I'll ; it may not be be,
but why is ho u it in hl room V
Mrs. WaLion wai no thoroughly
awakened, nnd had bcj,'an lo com
probeitd what Mirino was layiojr.
Sho nroio hastily from bcr bad,
anl dni..d bersolf, and having fat.
tened IbodoiT, Mrioo rtlated to her
what bad transpired. FIib was, if
pottibla, more frightdnod that Marlon
had boeo, fearing that be would como
and mordi r them. Marrlon aarel
bor that ho could not. She hml lockrd I
liliu in llio room, und liciide he lay
sonsHcffl upon thi floor
ltllt al,A In.
' jMtcJ thai 10 miau, reevrr n,l
open tba door, and ho would tea.,,-,
tocom.lbero; he would bo ci.r.zod
I 1 - via tiis ii-ib llltll
there. "She wa mrt she could boar
hint coming up tho ttnim, now.' And
(bus tdie kept Marion sol herself ini'" of tho bed upon which
torture, until daylight began todawu.
With increasing licht her conrngo
began to return, and tho consented to
accompany Mn ion down to tho ali
iinjf room denr ami aecrtani if thry
could, if be was still alive. They lis -
lened inteutly leforo veuturing toon-
tor tho room, but could bear co Hound
iimmotiiiit; all her coinage Marion
opened thn door nod looked in. T!-e
ronii) wa empty. An opon w ioJ .
revealed tho way Hit villain hid se
cured his liberty. Ho had clamorcl
uown iy a trellis Hint supported s.inm
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viucs by the window, und ma la gmd
hi cseape j and ulthoigh Mr. Clilf ir 1,
upon his ro'urn, oll'ered :t reward for
bis ap-jrohcosion, hu was never hcorJ
of a.' tin in that put nf tho world
M rivyenr havfe passed sinco thm,
and Ma ion is now tho tui.stross of a
h ippy h imo, tho ehori.hod wil'o f
Hov. irl CXird j an 1 sii-j h.ii I.jou
heard to say luiiru tb in oioo. tint tint
nl 'lit nf lut-i-nr l..-.iiiirb li.p t!..i i.rnii.
est hanpines of her lifo.
.MttrUei- .Host 1'ocil.
Tho Chicag' l'(ut of Saturday
say : s nuo two yearn ago a JJ miau
of )ol family, nam-d Alvin Van
Punwitz, wa conij) IIjI to Uy from
licrtiiaoy on aec iuut of bavin boan
endued in a duel whitih rou!te I la
i.l1 II. I. I . ti .
ijiij. .iu ii4i anno suiau mollis
with him.aul receive 1 a bill ve,.,l
roiniitattcj trim his family. I lu ron-I
tod a turn from It. 0. Alums of
Dwiht, which ho cultivated,, ns-ist.
td by u hired nun nam I Fred .rijk
Sdaler. Oa Tacsdav'. January tha
od.hodrow part of bii uiouoy, nud
after vision r . uj salouns with Sin
ter snd another man, lolt for Im uo
with them, lit sad Shal'er iiui;tu1
od en route, and their e inijiioiotis loll
the sleigh uboitt half a mile from
town. Nolhiog was heard ur seoa
of Panwitz for sjiuj d lys, aad thi
exoiiiag suspicion, inquiries were
made of Sliufer, who stu'ol that his
eiuployor had, gono lo Chicago, lea-
viug him iustruotunt lq draw lh
ooro to market, aal then folb.v bim
to the city with hi tei'tu to cugo in j
haulinir dahns. Hit K!if. wl.o i
was biuling cm lo .vivudt, lull dil
Is rent stories there, anl he was taxed
wiiu'fihohool. Ueoomiog alarmed,
he tojlt. tho loam au J all the effoots of
tho murdered tuto, and started witb
tboin for Chicago.
Cjnstablo Sutton, of 0rlaer, and
Doltctiv Wiucslead, of Wilmington,
traood ibufer to this city, where tie
wat folio J in a livery stable, attond.
ing to the horses, wiiob he hal offjr
od for sale at a very low price. U)
was arrested, lumaclcd, sad takoa
back to H-fight, whore, on Tuesday of
last week, bo eoufessod tin crime.
lie said that while goiog homo, Pun
wiu quarreled with, bim,, aod tbut bulb
were drur;k. After reaching hojjj,
Sbufor put away iho bo.r&us and eu
lered tbe bouso, whore be fouuJ Pan
ill diverted of his clothing aal ly
ing on the bel. Tha quarrel ratal
once root el by Panwi'zin a bard
biuc!' manner, aud, for tome retort
ou the part of Sbufer, ho at once
jumped off tbo bed aod dealt the hit
ler a kick in (he saiall of tho ' back,
aui droppol back upon tbo bed nguio;
upon which Shoer soitod monkey,
wrouch of largo sizo, which was lyiog
on tbe labia ohwe by. anl struck bim
oo the right temple with, it; tlu force
of the blow broke llio skull, aul hi
fouoJ that he bid killed bios, Ho did
not remember having atruok, him
more tbto ooce, though examination
prv)V,od, that tbe wounds eould, not
I I J - L t .1 '
oave, iieee uisuv j iv9 isio six pow -
etivji mows, aoi having ranney o
notwh lo cheapo from thii country,
be I cgoo selling corn. It was lie la
icn way in which be spool tin moo
cy thai attracted suspicion.
Imtued iatoly after bi coafciin
iwi w.n;oo liiad of town.pope ro
repnirad to 'hopot iodicaloJ by Sha
le r a the place of burial, and opoo
di!iiij dtwn through tmo froxb ma-
mire, a quantity of looic frusli hay
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"""""""t1 waivmi sou iroMn.iiowB.inp. j Ley hare a coaifarttblt
Ibis beiog removed a door wu found ; loa cubm. a small bnrn cv.r,l i.,i
wnun, Uiiff tbiuwn aside, moie
freth liny, Well watered, was dincofer-
ed, and which, io its luro buing ro
moved, tliscloed the body io a neatly
dutreoch, picked out of tho frozen
rouoJ,jnt deep, wide, and linyjofalinn, imagitie his stiri.ri-io on fn,d -
t a 1 IW a a (, .
notiL'h IoiiIrcc it in. Thu Lod mv
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scnted a terrible appeal atiee. though,
it was cvideu'ly wanhed bol'oro bein
pjt tiwny the whole riht Hide ot
tho bead being bruken nnd tnnshed io
with t intititics of nnniire rilh ting to
'Jtiiid. Cpo.i rnlcring the,
'1QI"-' discovert I that tho coil
ho wis killeJ were covered with blond.
N'j trace of tht Instrument with
which the blows were deult, nor yet
of tho clothes usually worn by ibo do-
ccat-en. were ioiioj. M.aior has neon
, removed to tho jail at Pontine fr fear
of P''H ,"K'''ce. lie is a pow-
"fully built man, a'ed about thirty,
stand ing tix feet high, and not
prepos teasing appearance.
and frroeijtis by hunger did not seem
Ylic Town ol SHIitt Aln.K:-.. : it.n'incJ to give up their prey Ittsin
The follow in uot very bceifiil pie upon l.r hrtunclics tho ni l b.-ar show-
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lure ot I lie town ilt-.lWu, In fiMtn tlir,fl light, un 1 the cub croui od h-. hind
p-n nf a correspondent of tho i'hita
Tho viilntre contains fur'y or fifty
houses. 'I' In) nnnu l:il ion cnrjti.it of
one thosnd Ioilisntnndtwothonsandjannicl.nd nr .lri.n rr hut ..in. ...
dogs. Of d.gs, nil I..H onouioof
Ibo anrno arii cared r olli-h tvtm seen
-mong the I. linns of I In phi'o. Tln -
exception w,s u hrndy legned, I 'p -
loareil cur of civilized bred, tho ui'tv
ono nmon' tho two thoumn I thai
I I i-L- ol' pi v i I il v I. v loir kin " A t
our heels. Th. hou-es much more
roseniblo tboVciui subierrauean abodes
of tho I-iplandeis nnd K-quidiaux
than the wigwams of American Indi -
aus. Like tbo oak described by the
American poet, :bcy estendeJ us far
into tiie earth as above it. .S. nuo ol
jihi-m nr twen'y or thirty loot s.piato. ! door and prepared to defend theiu
I and built of very -.vi le cod ir plank ; I -elves. Mr. MmaUr succeeded in
I iiiutiv ikf tti four feet n01'tli4. Worked
i "v '
'out by the.,, ru !. p.-ple,
Wu enieiel several. Creeping
I through apertures, both aipiaro nut
round, no' more tliim three fwet in di-
luimiini- un ile-ri'i. Ii'il Ili'-litS ol sien
! into tho lams in Jo room. Io iho ecu-!
nn nl riicli ti lire was bullion the .
gn.ond, aoJ in lb centre of en b ro..f
a hole, out of which pased a small por
lion of tho aini.k, tbo nicM of it re
maining for the boucBl of n salmon
hanging over our heads, nnd to make
sore eves for tho inmate. The wholo
. . . . . . . .i r. i......
inslile It IlOoreil, exeipi tun un. ji..i-
iii the mi l lio. Ou boib hides oro the
sleeping places, covcie I h skins an l
blankets, nnd in K'uno instances ser-1
ated by lw paitilious. fit the reui !
nn I ou tbelves below tbo d rmitoriej
w"rc ",orcJ r"ta,,u'
.'.moo iu email tuK.
and nnd dried
malting. Their larger potatoes are
ib3 nize of it bulled walnut.
" I wish that I bad some good
fiviend to help mo ob in life ?' cried
idle Dennis, witb a yawn.
"lloo l friend ! why you bavo ten
replied bi master.
" I'm suro I bavn t half to many,
and those I have are to poqr to help
"Count your finger, my boy ,"' said
lenois lookod nt bis large Btroog
' Count thumbs aud all," added the
" I h.av ; Ibwro aro ten,' ifcid the
" Then never any you bavo not got
ton good frioads aole to help you ou
in life. Try what tboto truo friends
can do before you begin grumbling
tnd fretting becau-j you do not gel
heln from others."
If you are not your own friend, it is
louiiah t ) expoot others te befriend
you. Providence ouly helps those
who help themselves,
I - - '-
What can a uiun Lave io bis pocket
when its eumty. f A big bole.
I You'll grow up ugly Ifjon uaae
faoes." said maiden lauy to ber little
n:aea tiijid yon mtka fce wbeu
I . . . ...
i0tt werv giri, auot r
IJTly Iltur riglit.
Tho Williamaporl Ginrtr, mrt .
A c- ntleraao roa bed WillianiRport
n Fit!. y ereniiia last, from a "loir-
itmjr Mmp" in potter county, whero be
teen for firo week paf, who ro
liici .le particular, if a.i cvitinj;
encounter with on oil hour and two
ubi. It appears that a man named
Jonah Elintker, and his wife, bad
nmde a small il-nrim- i,
oi cuius mid a few pihra. About oioo
o'clock on tho evening of January 3l.
Mr. Klmakor heard n jreat comtnotiuu
nion) bis cuttle e,rd pit; at tho barn
n i ubiiij out to aiccriain the cunc
inglliatan old bear ttt.d two cabs ball
ailucked a yearling calf. Tho cuttle j
were (.nortinj and belluwino -it f.-nr. '
' j ful rate, whilst the pigs were trptoalitw
.;as lustily as if Ihcv exnecte I In In.
doiittehoi cverv niinuto Tim h
,iU ihruwo tho tulf down
prcpariiiij to drag it out of the yard.
Tho cubs wcro running around snap
ping their teeth nnd uttering half sup
pressed growls of delight nt lbs pros
pect ofs "gwd sqare meal."
Mr. F.lmskor returned to the bouse
t 0,tPl. , inr,)r,nfl,j wifei nnJ m,le
nrenarmion to nit n-L ,l,n ir..
oizoj Mh rifll,f wli,t hii wjfo nrnl,,j
i,rHl.r itli n Inn linn 1U I , i,i.,
Thus armed they advance I
to tbo attack. Tbo bear, mido boll
her snarling fiercely
railed his riflo and fired nt tho b!j-k
j man-tor, thiuking tha. il' sho wore
till,., I lim t!llLl Pfbtllil Aft Jt tar Iia .1.-
ihoes.itentont under which ,.,',W;M,
!.... I... . .! ....! I ;.. I '
j l,riko tho luft foro pa of tho animal
, With a Gerce -'fowl nf rniro. caused bv
tin. i.Mii.fuI wiim.1 , 1.., ! I I,.,.. ...... I... I
t. n. nlu,i r.,n..u-.,i . 1 1.,. ....i-
... .... ..U.-K ( lti.Mi, VI kUUll,
Tl, I .1...:.. r. . , ...
ground for a few
, niinuteo, Mr. Klmaker chibbiug his
rio, whiL-t hi wife cut oue of Ihocubs
i severely iu the shoulder with tho nxo.
jTlio rago of tho animals becamo fearful,
,un,j tho jrreat dauber of lacing theiii
at once became apparent. Rc'rtalin::
, r..iiilly to tho house, they hatred ll.e
ri'lii-ulinir Iii4 liilii iiihI firi,,. Ibrii,..!.
. "- -"-,
.l,o window. I ;: i cub. The old
(h ur no v ultemp.e I to climb ths !..,
house, but owing to b.r broken piw
was niialil to .' nq. Another shut
1 enin II. a 1'iliu Kniinil.'il br Biivirn v .n
thn lies I. when she sot un tho mist
hideous bowls of raiie Failini.' t'l i'et I
jan - .ther shot at them, the purlins in-ido,
rem iiuod in u statu of nie-o, prepare 1
to resi-t any furiher attack. Tho ani-
iu.Ih loiiertd around until midnight.
when they retired and nil boeamjalill.
Oo making search in the morn'ng the
i.i i . . i'.... ..i .i i ..i . .
uei uci .in iwn uv.hi uxuui, nn
hundred yards from the hnusj, Und '
tho oub laid where I' fo!l in tho early1
part of tho en-ig.-inont. Tho other I
had disappeared h tho forest. )
Tho two dead bears wore encored and !
dres-ed. Tho ol 1 ono weighed IHtrtlio to. lowing ioio uui ijuii
pounds, snd the cub l'.Kl. Tho Kl
makor h ivo a sunicieuey of hear moat
to last them for tho btlaice of the
Heason. Tho skins wi'J ho bronght to
Wi lllsoiflport soon and oCToied forsale.
Tho affair cve 1 ni'ich talk iu tho
ncihbot'hool for several day. It i
seldom that bosriai'o s boll, but thoir
bravery on this occasion was caucd,
no doubt, by the cravings of hunger
The oalf waa baJly lacerated by the
toeth and claws of tlu anirod, b it will
reoover. Mrs. lllmaker say ah) U
ready for tip next raid.
Belliuir wit es.
W 'm n, uow-a-days, bavo a th ico
ofbusban Is, but iu f .nu'r times they
were sold like alavca or tut tic.
It wa the custom iu ltabylon, five
hundred yetra before the Christian era
to haro an nuuil unotioa of tho un
married ladies. Ia every year, oo a
certain day, each district assembled
nil i:a virgins of marriageable axe.
The moat beautiful wa put up &rt,
land tbe man who paid tbo bigltesl
uuiuw 1 p3j;snlou of ber. Tbe soconl
in peusooal charms iolloi.ud bjr, uod
so on, that tbo bidders might gratify
tbemsolves witb handsome wives ao
eordiuu to the Uaglb of their purees,
Wben all t'u ooinely ooca were sold,
the enei ordured the laoat def rmed
ouo lo eland up, sad after demanding
whA woull marry ber (or a, gmall sum
she was adjudged to hint who wu talis
bed witb the least ; and thus tbo mon
ey rsiaosi from Ibe sale of tbe handsome
served portion io those wbo oh bor
were ot disagreeable look, cr had any
One totuma ewe year a ffltXoeV
Ont-katf tolataa, tat jm, SO.OSX
Oae-ftarlb totuaia, tat yaar, uW.
Out tquart ( 10 ku tao laatrllM 7X
Eftrf additioaal iaaerlloa bt.
rrafeaeioaal and Batlurat tnrda at
I aiort lhaa If t Mbm, per year. (,)
Auditor, Cftcoior, Admiiuttrator
and Aeaignet Helices
Cdiiorlnt notice per lint . I..
All adferilaemealt foe a sbarfer ' nrloJ
than out year are parable at Ibt llu
I be j art ordered, and if not paid tbt per
son ordorinft Ibeui will bt brld re puasib!e
fur Iht munef.
A San Fi'tDcisoo paper say :
oun f?l?Kphio operator
bo""',il" one ofm leading thirl
1. 1 l... ..I. t..- c .
hi.m u ivuii, auu iiiidz oi BUiatwiiOjl
nuaiious utpoiition louol great
aruusoment io oarrylogoo oorertation
with each otlior at table by tickioj
oo their plates with a knife, fork or
spoon. For tbe Kifortuation oft base,
not lumili.ir with the toleriphy it
m iv be well to stats that a oouibioaikia
of snunds or ticks cnnjtitult the tote
graphic alphabot, an I peroot Umiliar
witb thee souols caa cinverae tliuroi
by intelligibly a with spa'tort
words, TliJ youo lihtoini; striker
bi nlt'oit ly alatod, wjro in tho halit uT
' inJu''"S 'n by this nuans
wnooover mey OJure.
,hin" P, iv 0 cwli ulbf. Fur in
"",Cl'i N" 1 H P'"1 liirtt
' ,n 1 off jme s'io'.i re.uiksos this
I ,( :
-r' '" wl,y bul'orlike thj olaoia
of Hamlet's uuclo?"
No. "J ' I i;ire it up."
No. 1 " Hooautj it's
stnolli to heaven.''
Of coari" tho joko is mf appresi it
el by thi I in ll rl (who sits cl.oby,
bcraiso ho d tsen'l ut lortiil i I t jIo
grnphie tricks, aa I pi'jbtbly lit wjuII
' not appreciutt it ma .h ii' h i did ; but
' i"kor et.j y it immi-nsaly aui
I lau-ti im-noloritfly, whil.i thi o'he.-
wr w"al ca ' " , " '
... 1 ..... 1. . iL .
,'OII I OT lilt 111 11 1 UllL'Ul UIHI 111 luiij
oncliilo that t!i j onrrator
A f o v ilaya;i, while tho fjT-loV-in
routiis wore noatsd nt bioakfa-,1, a
l ... . -t ..... i t. . ,r
,lu"1 JDUnganseiiwifs iuni-
ttig iMatn with a luu hoiuj gin ou uts
arm, whose timid, blushiog ojunte-.
nauce hb iwoJ bor tobo abriJa. Tbo
couple had, in fact, been married but
- JV or twj previous, aid hi I oou.
1 1 Sail 1'rancisdO fro III ihoir h )UIH l
OaUaul or Mu 1 Spri i; oraonu olbir
rural villu-o, for tho p irposo of p.ts.s
ing their hoiieymo n. Tbe telegraph,
! tiokort commence 1 v s un n Hio but
ban J sod W.fl lit 1 90 tod tltJtmolVo
jut the tublo.
I No. 1 opened tho diseoorso as f jI
1 low :
i " What a lovely littie it.'0ju this ia
'alongside of in? isn't she T"
No 2" Porloeily charming ; looks
'as if butter woulJu't mott in bormoutli
'.I.i-t tuinrie!. 1 m t yoa thiuk so!"
I No. 1 " Vos, Ishoull juigesb
I .... .1 . . 1.. . .1. .'j t
was. tviitti luscious i i nufi-'.
, .. ...
lf,u'1 0Jll,"r' b',ml1' .' bcSlJ.ei
v,w o il nf ib i rojd. 1' d i'tve bur
kiss nn' 1 tt bug jut, for luck."
No. ' Sdpp no yo t try it any-
(iivohoriv liulo utilo uuJof
,blo. With yaur knee."
; l J table. With your knee."
Tboro is no tolling to wbit ostoat
tlie iul)U ,0,,t raah might h ivo g m
Hut Ur no amisiuj aua -u....j
Tho bridegroom's faca haJ flushodj
""I "J-irk BU,wl wal ou bU Urow
J"" 'r,''"J prfesi of too tickiug
i o iiiu.r..in..ii : but tliu onoruton won
too luucli oojupiod by ea-'h other U
Py attotiloo to bim. Tho reader
uay form so.a ) id,'U ot tho ymng man's
co'.stcrnatio'i when Ibo parfn-r of tho
hidy picko I up hi knilo aul ticked up
This hdy I my w ifo, and as aoor,
a she 6t tbrjuh with bor breakfast
I propose t wriug yotir neckt you
Thtir connioiiaooos foil Tery sud-.
donly when tho mossago commonocL
Hy tiio ti udit hloodol they bad loH
all apputito unJ apjirooiation for joke,
n 1 slipped out of dining room in a vtry
rapid and ccruinoniou inuu,or. Tbt
btiJogroim, it seem was a telegrtphiu
operator, aad " knew bow it was him
self. A man f om oue of Hie rural districla
recently wcutlo Washington to soothe
sights. A mombor of tho House,
whoso oonstitdoot he was, aai 1 : "Come
up to-murow and I will give you a
seat ou the floor of Iho House."
"No, you don't '.' replied Jonathan j,
'I always mauago to have a chtor to
set oo at home, r.rtd I hot I haia't coma
to Wash'a'ton lo H on tbt floor ! In-,
jens may do that when tbey coiao, ii
they like, but 1 Ihit aru civ'vizjd, doa'l
A MoN-sim There is mw oonSnedj
in tbe M,cklour,g(Va.) county Jail
n m.Q wh,i beat to.dath, his little son,
aged fourteen yeaas, w.ub tobacco .ticks
and tbtn buriel bim yiib, big own
hands. Immediately afterwad to
took hit Utile daughter, wLoAe foarcd
would betray bint, tied bcr witb ropes,
and proceodod toward tbe rvoe with,
her, witbibo iulsuiiou of drowuing bor.,
lielorebe auccetJed in perpetratiog
the aeooud murder, he was disooveroil
aud arrested by nelgbbar, wb) bevA
ib,o acrtami of tbnijirL. ..-'.