The Montrose Democrat. (Montrose, Pa.) 1849-1876, November 15, 1860, Image 1

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OFFICE OX Putucaviam,
vuorus ABOVE BfirtltLeB MOTET.
, Tgints.—sl,so per annum in.Anysives
otherwise $2 will be eharged—end fifty cents per annum
nailed to arrearages, at the option of the Publisher, to pa
expense of collection, etc: Itneettcs payment
.‘irrEnnsEirEarre, will he inserted ifthe
rate of St per senate, of ten lines; or less, fur the &alnico
weeks. and Xi cents for each additional week—pay down.
Merchants, and others, who adverti4e by
the year, win be charged at the followlitg rates,
For one square, or leis, one year, with daytime,. , ,$$
lets - elt addifional ifritalore, at pur rate of 6
No credii given extept to those of known responsibility..l
BY virtue of sundry writs Issued by the Conn, of"Cour.
coon Pleas of Susqueltatilta County and to me direc
ted. I will exPose to sale, ky public vendee, at the Court
Douse. Montrose,. on 'Friday, Nor. 29d , at 1
m:.o'clock, p. .. the following described pieces or parcels'
of land. 'to wit,:
ALL that certain piece or parcel of land situate, lying
and being In the
to o Great Dend,'Countv of. Stub
'llitehatina and 'State of Pennsylvania, ',minded molds.-
scrllwit an follows. to wit: beginning at an Ash, thence
by hind of David Taylor south. 73:* east, 1.56 Fenno t o
a red oak; thence north, str,h,* west. 149 perches to ii. , post ;
thence by land' Wnght Chamberlin and Scott and
Westbrook south. 13'e cerst..2.l3 perches to a hemlock;
theta aby land elf Oliver Tniu; bridge !torch, easL St per
ches to stones; thence south, 44' cast, lin perches! to a.
hemlock; thence by land of N,,C:Lewis north, 441 e west,
71 perehet to 'stones; thence north, MU' cast, 70 perches
to a poet; thetfm_north, 94}C' east, OS perches to a cOrner
on the river: thence doWn the Snequelianna river Mirth,
17' west. 24 perches; north,.4l" west. :Id Perces: illoih
tiltc Wi:sl,2a perches: north, 71' west, 18 perches; north;
3.7!.0` - tvc.-st. 52 percher to the place or beginning: contain- .
nag 291 :terra and, allowances, with the appurtenaneca, I
hon.w, a barn. some fruit trees and - about II acres, itn
prnred..lTakett in execution at the suit of Riles T. Young
to the use of Jonathan Ogden ys.-Cyrus J. Skinner.]:
ALSO—AII that certain piece or parcel of land situate.
wing and being in the town:4l4i of Anburn. countyand
State aforesaid', bounded and described no follows, to wit:
on the north by land of Westly Benscoter, east by Ahipth
Janes. Lacy and Seth Edits. on the south by Jelotus
Drown mid .3obusorl'Slatter, ant on the west by the itrad-•
ford con my line, containing one hundred and ninety acres
of land. be the same more or less. with the appurtenances,:
one fratned honse;"•barn, shed, corn house, and aboutone"
hundred and twenty acres improved.[Taken in.ereen.
thin at the snit of Albert Beardeleg vs. duties Bmwn.l
ALSO—AII that certain piece or parcel of land situate
and being in: the township of Jessup, county and. State
aforesaid: bounded and de..eribd as 'bikinis, to mitt on
the north by. James Faurot. on' the east by 'Henry Wel
brldg.e and Wm. :help, pd the south by WldOWChattleld,
and on the west by junteS ninon, containing ninety-two
acres. with theappurtenanali, one house, two barna:one,
orchard and about ten acres impnwed. [Taken in exern
tion at the suit of increase DeWitt en. Timothy Paiirot.]
ALSO—AII the equal undivided half_part of a lot of land •
situate in the township of Great Bend, county and State
aforesaid, situate on the north side of the Great Bend and
t'oehecion turnpike road, adjoining land of Lowrie Green
un the north, by John-Colsten on the cast. by the Own
pike on the" South: by land of IL 'Crane on the west, being
in front thirty-seven and a half feet and in depth one bun
deed and Own tv feet. and having thereon one three
story building for store and dwelling bonne, and Out
tinialngs. and all improved. [Taken in execution at
the snit of Stillwell S. Brown vi , ..Geo, W. Byer and Eatery
.1, Simons late,partnurs, as Byer Sititoni - J
ALSO—AII that certain piece Or parcel of land athlete
in the township - Of 4Freat _Bend, county and State afore
said, bounded and described as follows, to wit : faiginning,
at a point on the northerly line - of Church street and
westerly.e.ornei of R, T. Stephens hit one hundred feet
to the southerly Corner of Thomas Hay's lot; thebee
north. 27' west, along the line of Thoinas Day's lot fifty
feet to the easterly corner of Richard Stack's lot : thence
parallel with the Ant described lineNme hundred feet to
church street. and thence south. 17' east, filly feet to the
plat-cot beginning, containing abZut lee thousand square
feet of land, be Ile.tame more 'or less.'whh the appurte.
peaces. one dwelling - house_ one barn and all improvFd.
[Taken In execution at the snit or 11. B. Little to the use
of Wakeman C. Hendrick es:D . llllam Green.]
ALSO—AII that certain piece or parcel of land situate
in the toictr;hip of Rush, county and State aforesaid:
•bonotled and, described SP rOnOWS, to wit: on 'the north
by land- of Wm. Rossi on the east by land of Charles
Jerry, on the south be d and of Dr. HiramC.ogswell., and
.on the west by laiad of N. J. Shenrood, being the same
land recently conveyed by N..D. Snyder to S. it. Canfield.
with the appurtenances. one saw mill, with lath machine
Hunched. containing about eleven - acres. be the name more
or leSs, and nearly all improved. [Taken in execution: at
the suit of Wm.. Taylor en. James W. Bosworth and
N -- ." P. Bosworth.] •
Tr2t329 or. Sets same as advertiseti elsewhere In this
paper.JOirNt 'Ol. - NG; Sheriff,
sheriff's Office, Montrose, October 29th, 1,560. -
ough-hred--a perfect lcir,
had spent :nearly ''' all and
'considered ' old Xrepti the
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only liabitaule part of. . the
votaries of the brin,y_god the only individ
audS of our race worthy of the .terns maii.
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' All Others with hun were land. lubbers. ;'
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"' Years previous he had amazed his. pet
sonal friends and intimate acquaintance, by
Wedding the prettiest, gentlest and moat
amiable girl in Old Rowley, and a majOr
that amazement in immeati
tired terms. ..
" What.catt Anna Scars find to. love in
such an•olti hipopothihus ?" was the oft
.repeated queryaittong the friends of the
fair bride. , - . • ...•
But she had 'found something "loveable
, •
-about him, and she'did love him—so very
dearly-that when a vague rumor Of his
death, in , a foreign land, was circulated
about the time she expected him honM
from ins first voyage, she mouined him i - 0
- sincere and deeply that her health ' gave
way, arid she died leafing one sweet pledge
of her. fond love—an infant daughter; to
claim his protection when• he did return,
proving gremndless the fatal rumor.
If Zenas Woodend hat little .affection
for his brethren of the hid, he %vas tot
heartlesi. - He adored hi wife, -and for a
brief period was as onel bereft of reason,
But the claims ofhis . infant aroused hini
from grief•engendered lethargy. For her
lielived and toiled from that hour, reap,'
ing a rich harvest of wealth as his reward,
• During: infancy and girlhood, Alin . _.
nie Woodend was consigned to , the care
of a maiden maternal aunt, when she was
sent to a renowned seminary for her sex to
complet eher,educhtion. _ Here she remain];
ed for a period of three years, during which
her fond parent,-who was now justly con
sidered one of the wealthiestmen in I3ev• - •
erly, built a-superb mansion in. Boston, in
which he designed to install her - at .t.hti
close of her educational term. • He still fob,
lowed the sea, as he-asserted half playful;
half earnestly, in response to his datigh.;,
ter's expressed desire thut-he would remain
as her companion and prOtector in tiler
new brittle. , .
"What! give 'up he sea? You don't : '
want me to die, Annie,do ye r-
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y virtue of/moat:en - tits Issued by the Court of Coin- "0, no, papa. Bet
{{von arc growin
Agt mon Pleas of Sim:gush:lnn:l -County. and to me direr- Old, have, wealth enuttgi, and can afford:
red, I will expose' to sale, he publlc& - endue, at the Court • ~. !
Holler in Montrose, nn SAIT:RDAI. NOV. 17. ISM. int to rest.• .., „ • - • .
1 O'CLOCK. p. m. the following dpscilhed peclP ol. "Shiver my tin hers if I can afford - to"
land, to +4l! • .
ALL that certairipieee or trued of land situate. Itylpg die thou . gh,,pet.... --0, no! My top-hamper
•selo g iethetowe;:hip or Aprilaeon. county of Susquehanna •
and described and Efate :would - become so ' der%nget in a month
Efate of Pcno.ylvanla.'botindescribedMs .
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followa. to Wit: on the north by land of John F. tilevkr , i that I should -be only, a fit habitant for a.,
mist he land late of „Henry Steenburg , dectmsed , south by • 1 ;
land oiJohn Jones. Jr.. west by land of Charles,Chatte,
4 k eqll, and a prominent candidate for a':
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onto iniffv. fifty acres, more or loss. with the•appurterecre , sllll.lzet jacket." ' - -. .
ees. and witont thirty acres linproved. (Taken - in exeCts " .. - /
lion at they : nit of Charles J.-Sleeper vs. t. hallo. S. ChaseAßut i miss . much. .papa. Be-tI
ALSO-All that certain piece or.portel of land situ ate sides, what enn•l do all alone iii this great: :
in the tOwnship of Silver Lake, county and Slat,. afore, 4 ~
said. bounded and described as follows, to wit: beginning mansion---only aun for companion. 1.,
ra a post. the northwestcorner of Land of Michael Broder- i 1..
ennui I know. ~ -
irk, thence north along land of John Kane, 2d. 147 8-16ths „. shall die O .
perches to o post in the smith liue l
of the re-creation ; ; " „Nonsense! Yon can represent me ,
thence' be the re,rVation east tai pezches to A p4ist, thenre
by land of John Kanairly, south 60 pth - ch - es to a poet in allil entertain your friends, pussy. You
line of said; Ifiehtet. Broderick. and •thenee along the i must have ohined a little host of them at,
same west reel Trendies to the place of begininc. contain ,..
.51 end 4-Illtlis acres, be the same more or - less. with. ! school, and if you perform the part of host
the opparenances • (Taken in the tout 'p; evs proiserly You will find it ample ciii
w._..t . u. It. Jessup, trustees. to the use of Ellen Hoer. , 1 - -.1.
' v.. Simon Halloran.] i i ployntent. 1 1\ o falling in love-though with
ALSO-An that certain piece or retrcel of land situate, 4, any of these long chore gentry. - Your:
lying and being in the townsfritsof Springville. Co. and , ,
State Ilion's:std, bounded and-described As follows. - lu ;'maist be a il l e jacket, IS'ye hear
N e tt: On the' north by t :ts we's. Thompson, on the east by-- Iti regular Sea-dott don't care if every
Vaughn. On the south by Augustus Nieartiem. and an i r, • ...•
the west I,y Franklin Blakeslee. containing, sixty-eight ; hair on his head is a rope-yarn, so Ion?, as
and a halt acres, with the appurtenance, one house and ,
31)00 /5 nem, inkroved. crake? ) in •ex e mnion .at the . r,
he' • sa l t and seasoue I. I'm trainintt one'
emit or Orin Prichard to the use of A. Lathrop vs,..fleoriefor ye, pet.fso keep he lubbei-s atlong
it enry.l I s ...
. ALSO-All that certain tract or parcel of land situate l shot till Othra.' .I.llllpli MliSt be.a stup
id the township of Greta Ikmd. evenly and Slate afot•ts
Iper afore he'.c.; but don't be inipa•
said: Imbed, bounded end described as'follows, to wit: , , s.
s splici...
commencing at a sta4e and stones standing on the south i tient \ pussy, I wont iiffict a lort•g, proba
•:..Yele of the Susquehanna river, the northivest corner of ; •
-.liolma K. (; rimes' land. thence north... L i. west. along t tlOO. The:Annie %%al be ready when We
the" line of "id Grimes I° ' ' evelit P' e " n ' lain " a id ' return, when we'll iu ike :I tts
OyarrC iti corn
met v.:nye het:- to a. stake and stone.; thence north.; ,"
west 'Y. chains :tied 77. r link , tie A retake and stone:. the is-I party, and then—yes, I'll make him a.coin
uortlf 15' ea , t. 45 chains and' links too stake and stonee - ;
-thence south, three ehains ,ton hemlock" tree; throne
- ~,,mtinder, and you me make him"' a happy'
nortti: 343 e• east- fifteen chains to a stake and stories on i team ' .
the bank of said river, being the.northea,l corner of N. , .
C. Lewis' land: thence up said river to the place. nr Ms. i . _ 'Ralph Rantoul, ins
ginning. containing Iwo hundred bud font arrc..or had. ! dens potirit.-4. re:spool
more or les,, with the appurtenances, one hottse;tineharn, ! „„ „ .
and abortforte acres, infprOved. [Token lu efeention , 111 wait - till i ean find
at the snit of Irenry Ketchum to the twe'of John Howell I A ____ -- -- -p (
vs. Benjamin Arnold and Lucretia ,Arnold with notice I " eur.papa7-oue
. to Terre Tenants.] --
~ ,I heart, bet a little les
ALSO-Ali the right, title and interest of Isaiah 3loont, !Sea. /fear I should
3 ,.. ‘1,1,,,e,e,t. tee all that certain piece, or parcel of land sic- f• • •
' inte in - IM township of Oakland, county and State aforo-fi . cal papa," and the
said; bounded and described as follows. to wit; lieginnin ":
at a past and stones, the ssmilweet corner of land coti..], - , Ch.'s' ed•the clo . ,-en .
trarted to Morgan Shuns; thence noth, 5i.„.,.;• west. 4s l inn' eXCI ntion, fro
' and' tielolks perches to , a stake' and stout.; th ence by : + 2,
land of ba s tes north. Ili' east: - 7 5 perches 1 0 !
stones: thence by the same north. Sl''-wm.t. 22 Iterchcl ' A. vea l- h a d passed
to a stone set no ;„ thence - by land contracted to.Jaekes :
Schriver north. IV east. 152 perdu.. to stones.:-tfience• , had obeyed'her sire'
le .
In: otherland of -aid IVavton sonth, tsisNe east. 155 and ,at toast any a , ha
4-laths-perches to is stone heap; thence.hy the same south; : '
' /?,;' west. .17 and 1-10th peit'.heF to a post, the northeast i matte merry - in his m
corner of said llornin •Stititts"lot ; thench by -the north -
line of said Shutt. lot north, sIS47 west. influed":'slnth j sence, and she had fei
perches to - a post ; and thence by the west line of 'sal
. 1 esss p.artieularly sere
5herri1,,,,,y4,:•,,,,t.. mewl alen,,porebes • to the plac 1
or beginnin g : containing'ont. hundred and eleven acrel ! home at last, and hits
or laud, be the same more or less, it - ilk the appurtenances;
one fronted dwelling hoitse. and ten acres intprove44 i §Wan, ' ! had . a new in
i Takeo id exefltaioti at the suit of Jackson Schriver VS:, / Nate sio n ai
.race d. t b
Nahth Moore; • "C
ALSO-All that piece or parcel of loud situate, 'vim% •!. splendid new bargi
and being in the township of Liberty. county and ' al l i built expressly to hi.
- aforesaid. bounded and described as follows_ to...wit; bei i , •
ginning at the northeaSt corner of No, 41 Laws' tract .; ! for his•irtate, 'when It
.totte.iturrA survey ;,thence south, 2' wept, till'i rodsisi . •
lICT . , . and e u q
good ' il
a beech tree - corner ; then& north, sdic west, 271' rode
to the metre of tnrupih - e; thence, north. rereast. along ' age to and from 'a Al
the maid turnpike tee the south Doe of land belonging to 1 c•„
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u Comstock: thence south, 106 s • east, 241 rods to the i Sh e wa s near') rut,
place or beginning: bounded on the north by land of 1 was in her cabin over
laatte CornstsWk on the east blot No. 42, on the Sontb e „
. be land or A.Slmiker, on th e; west by said" turiphte4 ;- relating to her- basine
cOutaining 50 acres strict meakure. more Ur less, one,- ,',,,
~.,,il froth
a , , ,
saw-mill. One dwelling house , seat barn, an orchard, MA .., .... ,,,,, oun, g'
absent 15 acres. improver'' [Taken in execution at theeuiti ", ft somewhat nresy sel
of Alanson Chalker vs. tarolini P. Stockwelrand P. R.,1 ~. .. - r t-
Stockwell.] ,_ I detail -of of prospects; et
ALSO--All that certain Piece lor parcel - of land situate :l a request for pertnist
in the toseoeltip of Liberty. !Mended and described sal I
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follow - , to wit! beginning at . a hernias* atal.le and stonest • child.
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at the southeast corner of lot No. 19 in John 'Burrs aur-r; 'H‘ iimph! Sorry
rev in, said township; thence north, 2' east: 6.1 rods nosh j ' .
440th of a rod to stake -and stones; thence north , - 86'11 pltance, young sir, bu
went, tir; sod,. and 4-10th, of A std ft, stakecand stones;• .
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thence south, 2' west, C.l rods nail 2.loths of a rod toStakel for my daughter. ,
,and stones ; thce en south- A",,ii•';ottat.lir, rode .04 !Oaths .1
' B a t, my dear sir— .• - •
,of tired' to the place of beginning : containing 50 acres, ?1 . 4. - '- ' .
,1,. t hat
or less ; said land is - Wander' on. the north In landll • Excuse m e your „ tna,n,•if - I add that
or Abraham mate, on theswesit 'be Ids No, ld, on Oleo roil
~Can' advance 310 1 argument which I
• south by hind of George Crandall; and on the easthY lams! • .
ed Jidda' Dayton, being-the poutrrhalf of 1e0.,19, for-r 1 can entertain. It is of your fault lam
merle known as the Kilburn lot;
aware, but yoil' alit proper stuff' to
~ , . i n ,•, - coi t t ir 7 h r e tn s l: a t i b t nu o t r oll o rilrer:l , 7 lt . p b r th olel a 7 Pu rT e n lan ken e rtt 11
schen re. Atansuitlif3llll a husband for . . nie Woodend," -
ynalker. I ~•
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' . ."TICE TO PillellASEKS.l-To_prevent =Standar. il .
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Sir —” ' -.
.i:nating. notice la hereby given that Parch:were** Sher.ll 40, I Mean just w at I• say, - ,though I
• I tr. mtles will be reqairesl to pax the.amonnt bid it the,(
time the laud is sold. ft 1128 become fmPeritivelv Immo- a hays no desire to , otre d you thereby. I•
ar Y t e e adopt Ibis ride. and Cr ..willlbe strictly adhered to. ii grant that your Pros cts are' good, your
except in cases where the purchaser tea lien creditor/sod I I .
, 10. entitled to the (Andes prorithad lathe( e . h..eetton ofthe !I reference 'anquetitioti lei that you are
,act or A ,, •- , ? 1, 1)-: approved April !kith': 1848 ;Alich Is " fe l: I
loro.:-... A !weever the purchaiet's Of real estate at Or- i shrewd,lntelligent, in ellectual—any and
phone' court or Sheritrp sale, stud' appear from the proper t everything you like, ut the tact is, you, Theord to be entitled, a+ alleu e Zeditor, to receive thel
whole or any portion of the proc aof said Pale. It.shali ; are a landsuian, and I ek the only qualifi--
- be the duty of tile' sheriff. Adnkinistrator; `Exerntior or - 4NitiOtt that couldposs bly . in
other person making such side,th receive the receipt of •
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each - purchaser or patella...vs for (tee amount which he - or your fu ror. •
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thee wotOd appear. from the record aforesaid to be en- tt And th a t s i r VI - , . • ,
titlZ...ti to urcelve :.Provided. that this suction shallttot be ,
so cot/stetted as to prevent the right of Said Sheriff, Ad. .. -" - Ability to brave rr, and'. shield . herto mildrator. Executor. or other person . afoiesald to de
mand and receive at the time of ,hies arm ' sufficient to'
front all the storms of • life. _ If . you had
sec all legal testa entitled to bftl paid out of the proceeds -
been a sailer now.".
of said sale; and provided farther, that before any purehtt . -J ~ AL. .....' 1.......
''Or ( "'PUMbafeita satin receives*. benefit of this section, , - Lau I, I Lutucz - ntft;
- he or they shall produce to the Sheriff, orother person so / :
tanking said Pale, a deli certified statement from the props- f' 4 ° tad ira , T o . ur dan
If '
Cr retards, under the hand and offlrial sell of the proper ,I,own i profession. " -
~ officer. ' , bowie,. that he tsetten ;creditor entitled to re- 11 “ - ;;T1,..-: ' ' , l
mire anipart of the on - weeds of the sale aforeasid." ad 130. :a asuOW
ifouteese,oei. tub, 1850 . J ILI YOUNG, Sin/ .
1 teoted ttien,"l ...
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. DRS. BIN . GH ' it' ANEY,. --.
1 . ..,i, " Partion me, sir, In
Tideas which Will find 1
I Milford Boron:b. Pa. . • . . . _,, rt
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VOL. 17..1
Shipped fo.
ee4 r' 'Was the mai
-le. "If You Om;
a..sailor like inv vn
tisdssinp, as incl a
. enthi la.sin for the
be • alone of top ri r
jocund laugh
lenderea by her open
" Among you landsmen, yes. But mark
me, young man, I live to . please 'itiy.seif
and seeure my daughter'sliappiness." .
"And Ifondly flatter myself that I can
'render her happy as; y wife." .
"Which she will never be, young sir,
so long as you're a counter jumper, and I
fancy you're rather too go to' sea
now with any_ hope of success,"'
" I regret pint . - decision; sir, but must
submit I presume."
"Just so. And permit me to remind
you that further attentions on your part
towards Miss Annie Woodend will arouse
my anger."
- "Be assured, sir,. I will endeavor to
avoid offending you," and bowing himself
out, -the yOungnnufretired, seeming not
very deiected-rin view of the' repulse he
had encountered.
. Do you know certain
. 'Rupert Mar
'vet, Annie ?" demanded Captain Wood
end; as he passed his cup at the tea-table
to be Iled s foi• the third time that evening.
‘el do, papa," responded the yo - ung lady
" And how long have you had the hon
i,or of his acquaintance, pray?"
- . " Nearly three years. -
" Whew! The deuce—l beg pardon
pet, but you sag:wise Wheremind
how did you form his acquaintance ?"''
"At the academy. He canie.: from Vir
ginia to see his sister, who was my . very
dear friend at:school. I was introduced
of course." -
"Ma : he is now a resident of Boston ?"
"Yes. Genenieve was married ts.) a
merchant here some six months since, and
Marvel came North with her,
and fixed his residence here,"
"As clerk in his new brother's establish-
Ment ?"
. . .
" Yes, sir, I have heard that was his
preSent positicin, and that he purposed be
coming a partner when lie.hatt gained ex
"So Imp informed., Has he been ma
king love in you Annie? ' The maiden
blushed and seemed inclined to evade the
question. "Come, no reservation, pussy. ,
I must have yoUr Confidence in this mat
" Well -7-only a little, papa."
" Wha j t,do you term a Hare? By Jove,
I should imagine matters*ere aproaebing
a crisis when he deemed it _expedient to
refer to me tor permission to marry my
"Marry me, papa ?"S
"not that just the next thinc ,
mike love to
.ye—and you know of his
purpose sly puss?"
" Why, papa."
"Come, comet no shamming, Annie.
Answer me; have you given that land int)•
ber any encottra4euient to hope that I
would favor his snit ?"
" Nay,l papa. Do • have patience. I
never bestowed a smile on a land lubber
yet, nor need you fear that I will."
"Then how dare he ask My permission
to address you?" _ - •
' "If yot . pleaie that is his secret. .1
only know that jam fur too sincere• an
admirer of the hardy sons of the ocean- to
ever bestow a smile upon a landsman."
• "Spoken like my daughter. And you
shall wed a sailor, Annie. Pre one pick
ed out for ye--traind him myself—know
every hair in hislead—just the fellow to
render any. Woman happy, and 'twill be
your own fink if he , don't assume cOnt- ,
nand of pill on the same' day .he hoiits •
his private sipmal aboard- your namesake."
• • Annie listened in silence, betraying on
ly, a mischievous sparkle of her deep blue
eye, that she heard him, Mille be ,contin
: •
"Fes, pussy. Ralph 'Rantoul's. my
choice for ye. Ile's half Wild with joy at .
the prospect of enjoying, your society du
ring the corning three months, when I ex
pect you to thil head-over-ears in love
'ith hint."
" And if I shopld not ?"
"0; nonsense! You know he's .hand
;some. Yon can't help
" But we may suppose a ease, papa. We
;canhot control the they say."
"Well, you must try."
"Atid if 1 fail V'
" You mast choose from the profession."
"I will pledge myself to do so, papa."
how about Mr. Marvel?" de
?manded the old man, slightly mystified by
flier ready. acquiescence.
"0, if his aspirations are to be blighted
it will tuit..he my Mult i - papa. Ile should
have chosen the only path that could lead
;to success."
Annie Woodend
,injunction, in part
?O. little 'party had
Insion during' his . aln
nd the part of host
.4l3le. But he was=,
ship—thg "White
lster, white his' • pri-
'"just so. • YouWa sensibleAn
! .
---,• s . ,
,ntea little too matter'o-faerperhaps,,but
irm protid of ye !" and leaving his seat,
the old Captain straiiled the smiling girl
'fetidly. to his heart. _ •
main truck' of the
c 'Annie " Woodend,
order, and intended
himself had Tested
alities on one voy
'est Indian port.
dy for sea, and he
! balding some papers
SP; - when he received
/ , utleirran, who; after
• introductiiin, and
c ,electrified hint by'
:ion to 'address .his
The Annie Woodend Was hanging to
Long Wharf by single fastii. Every prep
aration was complete, her fair namesake
On boarkand bec veteran commander im
patient to be off.. - But still the final order
iwas delayed. The secondzfficer was miss
ing—had. obtained liberty to run up town
for a few minutes," he said, but hoiirs
had elapked and he was still absent.
"I'ts no use!" exclaimed Captain-Wood
-end, impatiently. "The rascal has de:
Soled, Mr. Rantoul, and, we must sail
qthout hint—and without a dicky. Think
you eau -choose one from these fellows
cannot . yield emi
t have ether views
"%tiler itoubtfal, sir. Vessel new too;
We shall want slid! crew."
"That's so. Suppose we try one of
those fellows," and he indicated a group
of~wharfloungers, among-whom were sev
eral seamen, waking to behold the . fairy -
Craft.cast off' and spread her wings for
" Worth a trial, sir. We might get a
good man if he would go at such shprt no
"Ah,thatis the ;lb. But her's to learn,"
and leaping on the wharf; Captain Wood ! .
end advanced to the gronp, demanding :
" Who wants to ship ?", _
,' I dp," was the ready response of one
a smart, active young seaman—who ins
lantly advanced, while his oompeers cow :
tented themselves with deinanding: •
" What berth? 'Where for? what wa
ges ? Row longs voyage ?" etc.
t , have you. ever ha d'eharge of a watch?"
demanded Captain Wooden& addresiing
himself at once to the youth. .
you,, eir. < You•
.hter to one of your
would. be. pro.
t you hive - peculiar
t few_ indorsers I
" I have, sir." • '
" You'll do, I fancy, if you„ don't re-,
quire an age to get ready. How on can
you be op board ?"
• " As aoon's I can jump over the -,rail,
I • ." Butsyour traps ?"
4 !" Are where it would taetoo long to,
get them, sir," • z z' . 4
"And you will ,go as you stand?"
, Yes, sir, and make shift for the pass
age. Clothing will he readily- found in
the first port we make, where I ean• have
more time to and purchase: • ' .
) " Just so,. mv lad, I'll risk you. Jump
aboard Ease offforward. Fill away fore
topsail: ; Ease - oir that spring. Let go the
brow-line. on the wharf. Run the jibs up.
Take in the slack.,ol your sternast, Mr.
----," to the new officer,' who respond
ed with a cheerful " Ay, ay,sir," and by
bowsing taut-the fast, as his superior leap
edirom the wharf to the mizzen channels.
Five minutes later the gallant vessel
' was clear of all, and' moved steadily. down
!the harbor under her- topsails 'an fore ;
"Well Mr. Ramtonl, how do you like
our new dicky," demanded Captain Wood
! end, ass his subordinate entered the cabin,
lti response to the supper-,bell, some hours
ater. -
"We have a man-this time, sir, if we',
did ship at venture" -
" Just my idea.' I thought so the mo-
Mout he answered my hail, on the wharf".
" lle seems perfectly at home with his
share of the duty, sir. I have had no oc
casion to isue 'a single direction - .
remarked'thatithis afternoon.' lle
seems to get through the work without
noise. By the way, think you've found,
the material fora first'class mate there,"
-" If he 'understands navigation, sir."
And ifhe don't Pftlearn him. I like
him. Ila What are you laughing at,
pussy ? " . •
"-At the readiness with which you pro
nounce oh a stranger g s merits, papa," said
our heroine, promptly, blushing slightly
under,her parent's regard.
"Humph! Rave you discovered any
fault in him, Miss Malabert ?" '•
"0, yes. He ain't it bit handsome, nor
is his toilet so very extensive as to render
him 'a desirable ocupant of. our very lit;
tie world. Quite serious faults those,"
responded the maiden, archly. .•
" "There spoke the woman, Rantouh,—
A sample of What you may expect if yea
don't provide 'an extensive wardrobe.—
Bin by the way, we must remedy the last ,
evil. You and he are nearly of wsize- - --"-L
And I lave enotigli for both," said .
the mate,, promptly. "I have already pla
ced a portion of my wardrobe at
. his
" And' din Please have him divest him
self of those odious whiskers, Mr. Rantoul,
interpos-Cd the maiden. " Don't tell hint
I said so, but I am. 'certain flick removal
would improve his appearance."
" What pussy would you have hiM
his thee to suit your whin ?"
g, no papa. Only humanize its ap
,She was interrupted' at this ptiint by
the entrance of the subject. of the conver
sation, who came to' report a change of
wind which had caused the Vessel to fall
off northerly. eight points."
." Just's I expected," said the captain.
!" Round with her if you can, Mr—"
" Transom," suggested his subordinate.
Ah, ;ransom:! Rather a peculiar name
Round with her and steer full and by till
" Ay, a;,•,• sir," and casting a peculia.i
glance at our heroine, the youth backed
out to execute the order.
The adi:erse breeze now becamethe en
grossing- topic, to the exclusion of all
I others, and when the meal was ended, the
gentleinea hurried on . deck to discover,
eertaiii.prognostics of a gale.
"Ira, ha.' We shall not die of enniii
while - waiting for an opportunity to test
the, Annie as a' sea-boat, Mr. Rantoul,"
said Captain Woodend, as the latter re
j lieved the deck.. "Perhaps %would be as
well so see all clear for reefing. We must
1 begin early." .
Ay, ay,' sir," and advancing' to thd
main -mast, he was in tbe'act of issning.
the-necessary Ode's, • when one of the,
I watch interrupted him with:
I "Just been done, sir.. Blocks hooked
L, acid . gear all led.',' . '
";All right, my man!". and turning aft
again, added: "There, sir! If that
doing duty right up to the handle! •
" Prompt,„ I must confess. By Jove,
- our Lirth will be a sinecure this voyage.
If he only keeps that up he'll be a treas
ure in his line."
." Who is such "a- treasure, mow, papa?-
not that barbarian, I hope, whose pres
ence in the cabin drove me froth its she':
ter?" said our heroine, joining the group.
!t Then you are afraid •of him?" de
manded her Sir, archly, as he drew her
hand within his arm.
" Nay, only of his Whiskers," rejoined
the maiden; smiling. She 'evinced a
strange pleasure in recurring to the:Ob
The threatened gale proved unusually
aeiere, and, particularly' -trying to the
Annie Woodend, and offensive Ad her,
commander, whose aversion to terra -firing
Was never more manifest than on this oe-
casual. • •
But the bitter is seldom unalloyed by
sweet any more-than vita-verso. The Annie
proved herself the stattricheit of ses-boats,
and Mr. Transom, the.most exemplary of
"dickies,". fully established • a' claim to
nautiCal skill of a superior order and elicit
ed more than one warm encenium, openly
expressed from his veteran commander,
who from that time forth contented him
self with° a cigar on deck, 'of a game of
backgammon in the cabin with our heroine,
and observing closely the progress of his
mate's wooing.
The Annie had been eleven days at sea
when .she' made the "Pass of Matanzas,"
and kept away, with the wind E. N. E.,
along the Cuban coast. As the afternoon
advanced, the breeze gradually failed, and
the powerful current of the stream.a catch=
ing her on the Icebow, set her bodily to.
wards the find, until sunset, when failing
, to perceive any indication of.the much de
sired, breeze , which tumidly obaractoiies
a tropical night, Captain Woodend bug- propriety of haWing her head
tnor.a to t e northward, inorder,to kee
off tho coast: .• .
"I havh heard these Spanish creole.s
were scarce_ trustworthy," said the
veteran. • 'They have the reputation of
taking un ue liberties with !coasters, when
oppott iy. favors. How: ii, it, Tran
som? du have_ beta in .these waters
before anil should know, I ,fa ri cSr."
" Y , sir, I haVe been here before, and
would e happy to give those dark-skined
'gentry a good character, if, possible; but
I must testify unfavorably . { I would be,
loath to trust 'thaw on any terms, save ,
defensive.l ' •
"You don't think Ihey_would attack us
now, for instance?" .
"I am chrtain-they- would, if they had
the lifintest idea they could: gain a mare
vida by so, doily Ishave kin '
.-iaa by soy doing. _.cave kii - own them to
net only attack, if I 'may apply that term,
to an apparently friendly visit, but plun
der larger' and more-fully armed vessels
the Annie, and that full view of
One of ouricruisers.7 , • •
= "I hopq and pray they may sparerus
the,honor 01 a visit then."
"If myi eyes are not deceptive/ your
prayer is yam, sir. - Is not that a bnat jast
shooting oht from . behind that .quay;" and
the second; mate indicated 4 dirk object
so distant as to seem but a spenk..-- --
'Captain kond end leveled tficielescope,
with whit& he had been. Surveying the
land dfewltuiinute#,previco4 and regard
ing • the objeatvadnutelY Atr a moment,
"Yes- 7 4-fishing eraft I fancy. I won
der what they catch/in the !urbane,'"
"flick' booty,.,sometimes;
liaya-theni here,' ere hang; thia-calm
Litoide 1 - •
"You don't 'imagine a; single boat
Would attempt to Plunder a.-Vessel of this
size ?" -' .
"Yes, and a larger. 'They are dar
ipg felloWsthese Cublia pirates.".
" Well, miist watch'4hetn.' Your
first watch; I believe?" . I r
"It is, •
"I need' not tell you how,to receive
them?" 1 t,
"I shall he prepared for them. sir."
"..knd.if they attempt to board, in your
watch, let is know, iii season," •
"I will,
Eight bells struck at that !instant, and
the pair seplirated,lll l . TransOrn to relieve
the deck, bnd Captain Wod,denitrepair
ing to the tiabin to obtain:a cigar and'ont
heroine, asi companions 'of his evening
promenade 4 , .
- An hoop later .be retired. The shades
of .night• - Ilia long since enveloped the
coast and imp, while the !base which
ever accompanies trbpoical served
immeasurable to deepen the g;loom.
= "0,
.yes,lrknow how to receive them,
said Mr. Tronsom, musinglY, on being '
left, savo the belsman, sole - tenant of the
quarter-deck. "That boat is bound for j
us, I know--1-aud I should hate been lire-
Jpared for her • ere now—l wish we had
more metal }hough. That \ signal gun is
hardly the thing togo into action with,
Lay aft one lof ye!" . .
A man obeyed the ?Limon i s, when he • -
resumed : -
"Do - yoiknow anything abant gunnery,
' " shouldiknow a little something, sir.'
• ,
"I was gimner'S mate once,' when you
was a peg above beinesecomldiekey of a
"How, vo'n know me ?":
"Didn't till to-night, sir. i I thought
all along yon`r face was familiarj_but them
whiSkers ; ao the rig puzzled me, until I
heartyou - Aing the old Man your opin
ion about thd coves What live! along the
oast here—then I knew you was lef—" •
"Hist I dbiet breathe my o:trite here
for yoUr !Well But you have - The advan
tagetof meiy man." •
"You remember Torn Starling, - sir?"
" Wbv, - biiiss me, Tom—"
"Jes 'so know'd ye %hadn't forgot
me, or our bri sb with those co Per-colored,
rascals down there kik, cruise."-!
" Not I, 'born, or the gallatittv which
vou displayed on that ocoasion.' hut if I
don't nnstak4 we've-a task - before us, and
we must - accomplish it alone„ - I intend
to surpise the! old captain, and ifthat boat
is the pirate I take her to be; It never . can
have a better Ipportunity. Juntp forward
and 'get that tungal gun in time., Just.
*whisper a wattling to your. watch-mates,
but not a worjl to • the watch below."
" Ay, ay, sir," and - away went: Tom to
obey, whileonr hero deserted the quarter
for the half-deck, froiu which lip speedily
returned . bearing a keg; of poWder, and
a second trip transferred several sbOts
.from the.samei repository. - ',.
"Muller a ineagre munition • Of war, I
should say," lie murniured, as he raised
the keg to carryit: forward, "Better than
none howevq. Ha ; ha; ha! second dicky
indeed • Perhaps I wont 'enjoy my tn
iunph by ' •
the .*heck
. - Four bells s ruck; th was . re
lieved, and o tr hero had resumed 'his
place on ' the
„quarter-deck, when "Ton
Starling approached hint nnandounced,_
saying in a loh• tone:._ , I „ • to „
"There's •tlit boat, sirr j, .. .
"At last! Lan you-see her plain ?"
"Yes, sir?' 1 • ' ' , .
- "How man oars?" - - * '
"Eight on aside, sir: - I guess you aint
mistaken.", . A .
, • .
"This . has always been her cruising
ground, and I ivas ..
certain she'd', be- After
113.. If thek - hall do not reply.* Lsee her.
To your post *gain and :, fain that iin ,
bear.. 0, fora breeze, now!" 'And as if
• in response id . hisprayer t a gentle zephyr
'lulled to . sleep 1 the chafing cduitiati,' . while
at the same-ntoFaent a .famt hall,lnof cal
culated-to attuct attention, however, -Was
vatted-to his etitr. . -I . ' .: .• '
t*. o
"Yei it-is that scourge
.. - :Hail' away, old fellow I
ill answer you 'tyr-and-tiy,'.' twills:loving la
the ganwaydiellaid his elbow elf: the rail,
Orin , an ietetisit gaie.oa the' 'boat, 4,14e1i
was now' heading &reef, for the vase!
and slowly . batimreitapproaching. .
* ' .
Five aunetespater she was Wa n s h ort
pistol shot, what!' she billed ins subdued
tone, "Boat. AO I" -.- - - ' ,-
.- ' , . .
1 Receivingno vespease be repeated with
more success, being answered with n'fiant
44 ahov. o • _ .
"What boat-is that 7" he demanded in
, ..
Spanish. ' .• •-. •
" The Belle Creole : of. Matanza," was
the Vesponse: . . •
"What are you doing so far" - , from
land?" • .
"Catching benittySenor Captain." --' .
"A likely-story.! / Do they bite well by
starlight! / • . - '-
The oars dipped again, and as the boat
came on, beneath their pressure,• be re
sumed:: - /
." Avast there! Where do you supposd
you're benildl" :./
"Alongside . your pretty craft>lf you
havt. no/objectiOns." . /. • / .
"But I have though. ;You'll sheer off
if you know what isigood / for your
health!" .• .
/ "But we fume some very fine benita,.
senior." z. . ,- -
" Which 1,46 ncreca , re to purchase from
CarloS Itarterio" ~ .
A' gerierat'start and. - brief pause on
board'theboat, convinced our , hero -that
his / surinise was correct, when be re
-aumd: - .
V" Nor, Tom; Don't miss. for your life!
Give it them!"
• With the word- a match—hithertui don
cealed—flashed on the forecastle, and an
instant later a bright tonge of flame leap
ed into a momentary being; succeeded
by a crash, a wild Unearthly shreik and a
deafening report. The • shot bad stove
the beat and killed several of her crew.
"My God V. what does this Mean?":
demanded 'Captain W., gaining theideck
in his shirt and uninentionables.
"That I have settled a pirate, sir. Up
helm there! The rascal's off! See him
leg it ; .but 'he can't go far.' Our , shot
Went clean through him! ;Will you take
charge, sir?"
"U . no, if that's a pirate go it! Shot
weut clean , through him! Where 'the
deuce did it come from?" '
"The store-room, sir. Ha, down I eroneh
low l" and pulling Captain W. with him
our hero dropped behind thezbulwaxlr, and
at the instant some half dozen bullets
whistled over their heads.
"The cusses! If you have any more
shot, pay them for. that!" exclaimed. the
Captain shuddering. . •-
• "Ay, ay, sir! How's . that gun, Toni?"
"All ready, sir."
"Then let them have it," and as he
spoke the little signal gun vomited forth
a second deadly missile, - which hulled the
retreating boat a second tiine,'effeetiially :
arresting her flight by transforthing -her
into a water-logged wreck. •
• "Me must secure those survivors, sir.
Rave I your permission r •
"Do as your please, sr! By Jovetnati
toul, this is sometbing unexpected."'. ••
"The mate was 'dumb; utterly unable
to comprehend the affair, and, remaineda
silent spectator of the subsequent meas.;
arcs adopted hi' our hero to effect his pur
:pose. Nor -lie regainJlie.powei% to
demand-an explanation until all the sur
vivors—seven--of their nocturnal visitors
were in safety- on the -barque's deck,
When he learned from the brief confession,
of cine•of their nuniber, that they were in
deed 'Members of Ramerio's band, and
that tliebject of their visit was plunder.
'Tie needless to`add that Captain Wood
.end was profuse in expressions of grati
tude to his worthy Second officer.. Our
heroine suffered- a much Slighter - shock to
her nerves than might have been antici
pated, her father was gratified by a Warm
welcome from his 'countrymen assembled
in Havanna, where his prisoners were tried
for piracy, and condemned tothe garrote,
which they 'eventually suffered.
But in the mean time our hero ..eudden
ly became non eet , on the 'evening of the
thjrd day after the Atinie anchored. Nor
could he be found, much to Captain
Woodend's chagrin. - ,
"I might have . known some of these
pesky. Creoles Would' have 'knifed him.
That's the way be went, poor fellow. I'd
give fivej.thousand dollars to see' hini
aboard t'he barque again alive and well,"
he was wont to - remark to all, who men
.tiOned the subject.
"I do not .think it, papal .ventured
Annie, one day, her countenance betraying
a Alegree of hilarity which rather 'displeas
ed her auditor: • .
"Humph.!, ' "Needn't treat the affair i3o
lightly 'hiss 3lalapert. If it • Wasn't, tor
that fop Marvel, you'd be sad enough I'll
warrant. But if be aint dead what has
become of him?" , • .
"Deserted, perhaps, " and despite her
father's froivn a smi le played round her
classic lips.
"Deserted, miss!" and shrugging his
shoniders he turned away, as if disdaining
to bandy words with her on the subject..
• Yet the strange event had evidently, ef
fected 'a • marked change in the maiden.
Although she affected to, and did treat it
lightly, she was no longer-as buoyant and
gay aslbrinerly, and spent many an hour
daring the passage home in listless reve
rie, which somewhat puzzled yet pleased
her sire, who deemed. that he beheld
therein the harbinger of a realization of
his dearest wish.
The Annie was • once more Ott
end of Long Wharf, and her beatitiois
sponser was reinstalled in - her former home;
in which her father had joined her at the
close of the second day after their arrival,
when Air. Marvel was announced, to no
Captain Woodend.
I 'Wallis sir!" was the latter's greeting'
on entering the parinr, "to- whim may I
attribute Oda oast
"My earnest desire tobave, you recon!.-
eider your decision relating . to' myself and
your estimable daUgnter, sir."
"Impossible, Mr. Marvell Command
.mein any other.way—" .
' that alone : you can , favor
"I belie said it was impossible," and he
!lashed a Stern regeid at hie visitor, start
mg,. as he perceived an moralespair of
whiskers gracing the chin, which. 'hews's
certain was void of a Ogle hair.
' "What the deuce! WhO are you, sir Y"
"A model second dicky - , and Witten- -
sti4 "Sarni of the ljnited 14tites Navy,
very :much' at your service, captain. ,,
"Trainioni, by all that's deltghtflill" he
exclaimed, wringing our heror's hand,
and then bounding to the door he shbited:
Trim office of thb Montrose Democrat
us reset* been eopplled "Ulla new and choice mho,
ch '
at e l and we are now prepar, on ed to print p. m od et ,
~ etc., In the best style ibott Mike.
114ndbills, Posters, Programmes, and
other ltindwof work in this line; done ico:)rdlogto order.
Business, Wedding, and Ball C.tnos,
Tickets, ese., printed with neatness snd despatch.
Juslices' and Constables' Blanks, Not tai ,
Deeds, and all other Make, on hand, or printed to order.
NO. 46.
Or Job work•and Blanks, to'be paid far on dellyt7
- •
"Annie, Annie! Come here (pia.
She came, lovely face clothed in smiles ,
and blithe's.. „
, .
"Do you know that. scamp?"; - • •
Of course, pap. s dl_ I told;,you :he had .
deserted," -
"And you• havel‘een - a party to . the.
plot?" -
"Only: to renlOVe - Vour . prejudice, papa,".
and she •endeiyciea to place her arms .
roundltiszneeli; -bid he replused her gent
ly, saying:/
, 4 . - Noolo Ton - decejvcd tuA pussy ; you
_rano '
/fondle him now, " and Vatting her to • -
her lovCr, placed her hand in his, adding:
Take her; Marvel!. By my, honor you •
have won; and are a ble to protect:her!'
Need we add that a wedding, followed
spiedily? 'Of coutse 'not,'or that Captain
Rantoul W:l4 obliged* to content himself
with possettvion of the mere semblance of
his ideal—the figure head of his gallant.
barque. Those .events were but natural
results of the (?) successful * •
ruse: • ,
WALKING A RAM—There was a fellow
once stepped,outof the door of a tavern
on the Missippi meaning to walk a mile - up
the shore to the next. tavern. Just at .he
landing there lay a big tuft,. one • of the
regular oW-fashioned whalers—a raft a
mile long:
s . Well, Ole fellow heard the landlord say..
the raft was a mile long, and he said to
himself, " T will go forth aAdsee this
great wonder, and let my egos b4told the
timber which the hand of man hath:heWn.
So he - got on, at the lower' end, and,
began to ambulate over the wood in pret
ty fair time. But just as he got started,the
raft started too, and as he walked up the
titer it walked, down; both traveling st
the same rate.. IVlen he got" to the end"
of the sticks, he found they were, pretty
near shore, and in light of. a, taveru; so
he landed, 'and walked straight into the.
bar-rooni he had come ont of. The gene
ral sameness of things took him a little
aback, but he looked the landlord. steadi
ly in.the face, and o settled it in his own.
way. .
. . ... .
, a Publican," said he, "are ' you Med
with a twin brOthei, iitho keeps a Birailar .
sized tavern; with a duplicate wife; a corn-
parting wood-pite, and corresponding sir:
,euivbill, a mile from here?" . . . -
The tavern keeper was fond of fun, and 7
accordingly said 'it was just so. .
And, publican, hate yen among .your,
dry goods for the entertainment of m'an
and horse, any *hiskev of the same size
1-of that of_your brother\ ?" -. •
And the.tavern man said, that frOm the,
rising of the sun even unto the piing down
(lithe sam'e, lic•had. • - •
They-took the driiiks, when,. the stran
ger sad,.
yours is' a:.fine young nian,=--a very fine
man, indeed. But dO von know; `l'in
afraid that he sufferers a T.ood 'deal with ..
the ellieago diphtheria 1"
" And what's that.:'" .:asked the toddy
sticker. ' '.
. .
" It's when the truth seilles so firm in .
a man that nom. of it ever' ciimes out.-;.-
Common doctors,
;oldie catnip sort, call
it lying . . When I lett your brother's 'con
fectionery, there was a raft -at his door,
which he swore was a mile long, I,Vell,pub 7 .
lican, I walked that raft,from, hill to tail,
from his door to yonrs.. Now, I know
my tinie, an, lam just as 'good fur my
self- as for a boss, and better for that than
any mini you ever.did See. -I always - walk'
a mile in exactly twenty minntes,on a goOd •
road, and - 1 . 11 he busted .with sn oveaload-
ed lajim gun if I've been Toren ten ,min-
Ines comma. here, stepping over. the Liam
ea logs at that." . . ~
A SerarrvAi t loxE.At a recent trial
of a liquor case,which occured not a thou-.
sand miles from Worchester county-, the
witnes On the stand iv as under exammatiou
as to what he had-seen
,at the:defendant's
domicile, which he had said he had visited
"a number of times." -
Did yon ever see any spirits there, or
anything yon regardas-spirits-? asked the
presiding justice. _
,"Why, yes—ldon't know - but I Lave."
was the.reply , orthe witness. , .
"Do you know what kind of — spirits ?"
" Yes."
"How do you knimv -
Well, noir," - said the Judge, straight- .
ening himself.up for the _convicting an
swer, which.he supposed ; would be given.
will you please tell tue what. kind of
.spirits it was?"-'
Spirits of turpeitline." . •
The explosion of mirth that" . followed
Allis answer. fairly... Shook the court room;
and as smin 'as - it subsided The witness
was discharged—the opinion. being that
his testimony was not to the point.-
TIIE RUMP KIND OF A Nots&—ltigid
disciplinarians inthe army "are often an
noyed by the religious= zeal of. Christian
soldiers, but great Generals like Crom
well and Wellington, knoWilow. to tnni
zeal to - good. service. Hera is a character
istic anecdote 4Geti: Jackson;--= •
An officer once complained to Gehdack
son that • some soldiers were., makiiig a
noise in•their tent. , .
, .
" What are they doing?" asked the
general. . - ..
"They are praying, now bat have been
singing: l ' was the reply. •
" And is that a crime?" the general de
manded. -, .
- "The articles of war order punishment
for any unusual noise." was the. reply. -
"God forbid that praying should be-an
unusual noise in my camp." • said k (Tend
Jackson with much feeling, rind Ovised
the officer to join With theta.
, .
rir Why are women like beeta? 4e
cause the younger they are the sweeter.
Mr Why are shawlsi like'llusbaTids?
Because every woman should haie one.-
. .
Vir Why is-a 'woman often making a
noise? Because she's genarullyin a bustle.
"PraY madam, why did you tomtit,
yonr old hen Macduff?" "Beam!, eir,
',leant her to 'lay on.'". •
I Why 18 11-12. SD who twice , marrivi
like the Captshi of a ship? Because he
has a ascoatmaie.
DOXIC AT fine orticg OP Ttrrs.
.• lkinder sritelt it."