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'-. •- - -- - 'o,9littitiect Ao'zia - firdiiiiek ' ,'.--
. Ned has spent.4ll';the•irest of-the . day
to • tell. me how much. he ,loves nl6 alai
1 9 ,4 god. o „i4,tlie me.: nio.;:ei worthy-of
ttli4 I O ie;•: 1.'j., , la iigh i Ugly asli'ed.. liim.Whtli"j
.er, if Mips' Bacon had not married,
wotild have been here', to -day, and he. as-, •
sured.me,•that it ',Was.. his ,pride,.tiot .his
love, that was :hurt . when i she, married
tinotherthiW he ' Was. only:. fii,sCinated
with,lted7-oat„,he never knew : Whnk, love
was:: till iihe found;,his :94qe:darli-eyed
Sitte;;!;: .:and;,N,Otit .is more astonishing
than all, he say he has loyed•nie for inixe
thatt'a ...year, when I - thought he -never :
dreatned, of. ine ; and
~that at Fred's wed
ding; Wheril , itood the4e, leaning '.on big
• arm; he longed "to clasp Me in his arms
and asit.me.to..be his ; but ie had . , deter-
Mined to wait a . year before he told' me,
and become more Worthy' (If his 'white
.xose,'. as he .'fondly . calls. .me. Tiic.idea!
as if .1 were,,reallY • half good enough', for,
hint l-, -: ...'.., . • .k • , " -
"Fred has given his'eons,ent and is go
ing to name bis., :. wonderkullboy alter his
oid friend 'and hew , brothir; Ted • Gas
.coigne; and :ram - etirtainlY th .;happiest
• little girt in Christendom." • •• !' `.
Me Was the Man.
One. evening last week when the winter
blasts moaned sadly, around .the-corners,
and the, captains of . the ,ferryboats wore .
anxious looks seven or eight, vessel own = .
era and Maid up", captains.. eiat around a ,
cheerful, base bu rner saloon .near' the
'After thenstial atnount of -growl
ing about the. weather'ona of them told a
. might.have • been an ounce
of truth abo it,.but the crowd fit cer.
one ounce was offset '`by.
twenty-four • poUnds of. the "awfrillest
kind" of lying. Therefere a second , man,
told story beat it,,:and. then - a thir4
mad beat•the 'second. \ When Ithe fourth
man started out he said:
have also seen: tough times.; ....Whenl I was
sailing the schooner. Fortune forty veals
ago, : twu of nsAyere, •sr,t , po , overboard- in a
storm_ On • ti-16 one :black night. A
hatch cover went w itAy- and it •St?
pfri . ed that
: both, clutched - -it. It was
captainf he sailor:l ;had a :Lundy
he had none. I shonted i to i him 'to quit.
his-holt;aad when he wouldnOt I-reached
over, clittched his thr . 'oat and lield on till
his fingers loosen 4 'irtnit .... , l e went to the..
. IlOttcitd , b( the lake.:.. ,It was twenty trifles
off Point Betsey, and - shill ; wild
riek,' 'yet lingers • n . my 'ears, the.
itetClivirent to hiS'.death.• . • „ Kay, the Lord,
fo'rg'ive, me . .
chair too—a g ainst .the
. lanky, suitflowerish,*cliap had been. nod
ding his bead right and left; as . if Sleep
ing. As the captain's narrative was
chided the stranger rose and stileinn•
i - "I am that. man !". • .•
":The .crowd looked him. in astonish'.
Ment and: continued:';
I landed on Point. Betiq ne t • morn-..
it for breakfast, and swore..a
solemn oath, that I'd dick you -for chok.
itig - Me, if I had to liVe a hundred , .‘years
to ,do 41" • .. •.•
i.IC4(You can't be the' man," replied the cap-'
'suspiciously at. the •fellow's
..lkfistiii; , '",it was forty,yeara - ago."••
knOw it was and forty years 2 I've
been aching to.; lick
: you .:out' of your
Wits!". • "
;The captain: ha& lied, - but he didn't
• Waritt ,- ; own it; and he said t'... .
"That 800Pahome, was Dick Rie,e."..
• ."Kerect.l" bowed the 'stranger; "that's
•• "But he was taller than yon.".
: "Being in the water SO' ion g - that 'night
I shrunk lust a foot I" was CO6l re•
iditatOr . • •
"Well, 1 know you can't be the s man,"
said the Captain., ' _
44 1 am &email, arid now I.m 'going to
ma you W pulp! . No man can
chuke me.and then . hrag.ahout it V.'.. •
lle'fiailed , in and - upset ths captain but
was then set upon by the whole crowd.
He got int&the eye of the wind'and hung . '
there for a time , bu iirestntly' he paid
oil a little,"got the.. inil on \ his quarter,
and went it ii to lic • ten times his weight
in, old, liara. He was 0. very ambitious
`man, and those, who could get out doors
got 'out and those - - who -couldn't offered
' him a gallon of - , : wki4 tp : coMe to anchor.
Heinrled hid. sails_on this understanding
atid as helset , his glass floli for the , third
diink he-wiped his bleeding ear and. re
:-.-Witen a map tries to. saerifise irne in
040 , to , stio himself he don't know' who
heistfmling, with I" , ' --
was t e ae hig4est liar .of them, all,
but; he made the most ,out of it., • :
•Waking wrgng Man.
,tAn evening or, two since some :of 'the
employees of -the' Ophir Company found
''.intoxicated man sletpin* oft his aver
alorance-, of,"•flarantula , Juice among
the ,shavings in lone; 'of the !terupgrary
alfeas. 'pear theAworls: The - y' had some
lrputile. in . geiti lig i theVello I afoused, - and
a greg deal mOre`.th'getting him to,coin
prebend be. he" was,, pr rather that he
waif ilot . in a.place --i here he legitimately
belonged.' .. I . ~ •
'it _cletetm 1 n cifi Athe 1 , men
by : whd•
fotind`,•tlie-boozyipailts, th a t:. ihey would
tuCli '11:: fright -;:that4 he would
never again: Venture withhi a tni;le'of the
worki. : Th:evao, they
lolii their roan 1
that the,y,had pOsitive::oraorS 'to kill any,
personf4llog.' _4094 Oir, *Oilva,.
after (larlii ., .-;t Thes.). '8,64 fit„w'as,a-,,.tbing
- the Y dittbt:lUtolohAit the Nro6g') lo . I
lately been , "4estroi,o4,L.bytrei and the.)
covicpit4"ii6re tiotitif a h4Fapr„ : to,ta4
Tiny more Chances=--their orders were lin
The_ man t riedto beg off; -Sol , that
not know how he came, into the
shed: and swearing by . all that was good
o;nd•bad Meant no harrii but all would
do 15 '
••e . was seized. and . draggad
tance up the hill_ torard:,•Atlve.• Afasiinic
eenietery.to place: in the Open country.
where live or six _rifle cannon,-belonging
to theNevadasartillery,' have'.beenetand
sing since the day of the fire: . Two stout
Men then seized the trembling "snoozer,"
and placing his • hands' in • front of the
muzzle"of one o f f the guns told him he
had hilt, three minutes to live,- as, they
Were about. to blow his head off.
',I • Again the Man, begged-,for mercy., say:.
d ing that he had, only taken too".
much and got into the shed be knew not'
how, hut certainly without any. evil in-.
' Said : a- m n who had taken his.place at
the breech of the gun, :and •was • taking
'some matches , from his .vest pocket
"If you have any word .to leave for a
• wiie, au . Old father, ,or mother, or any
friend'or 'relative, • you will do. Well to
make knoWn your wishes." , .
"I•reckonfl hain't got airy wife; or Old
father or mother or anybody:elge, a 3 cares
dalaW of tabacker about me.". •
. "Well, but have you no dying wish--:-no
dying . request. ?"
"Wall,: now you talk. Mout I Make- a
'request ?" • •
"You. may, and. be -, quick : about it
:(lighting a match) as when I apply: this
match:to the touch-hole' of this
-goes yout head. You have a request to.
make ?" .
"Strangn, I. hey." . •
"Out with it then. We can't fool with
you Al night., when there may beother,
fire-bugs proWling about the works;'
*.`l. 'kin : have my last, request theri:.?"•
• eau:' '
• "You, wOn't go back on-,mer •
"No." • . • • _
• "Don't tay- so 1 - Let's hear ysur- dy
ing request,•or dab goes*- a 'Match in,this
- powder\ and off. y 91. 1 17 - 1 1 elid.". • :
then, as have your worda's
gentleman, my last and only desireis that
yon'll put me at'the other end of thetun
befo,'re: yer - stick that match in toits - tdrch
hol:" • -‘
"too thin," cried all, hands.. -"(food,
but ton'thiii .You can't get off that
"Oh, ho ; "-said snoozer ; go
back .on yer .word, do yer ? • Yer don't
know, who I'airi,*l reckon. Yon. don't,
know . you've . picked up Bill. Slicer, from :
the Muddy Fork of the Mohican." - - -And .
suddenly shaking hirnself free, o f the hold
of 'hien 'Who he . reach,
doWn into the.top.of" his- right boot and
hrougliroOt4t revolver - nearly 'as large as.
'a Gaffing _ . • -
"Oh; ho !" •cocking the Thrinidable'
'hooting iron, .`,‘go back on.yOur word ?
Gs, hack On my tfyiie request. fNow
know the kind of. men I've got to deal
with—infernal liars and murderers."
Half this speech ' had . not been con-.
eluded—indeed, the rpstal had 'hardly
clicked,before: there was a wild scatter
ing of the little, party. of .practical.. jokers.
They rat behind - the . grOulli3 Of 'Cannon
bounded over the cemetery fence toward
the shelter of _the.tombstones,and in short
rolled and tumbled 'in all directions.
"Oh,' ho 1" cried Old Bill, "why don't
yer stand by vet. gun ?, Come out of yer
holes 1 . '1.1. - ou''ve got 'a bigger gunnor I
hey, :tint rye got the Most shots, and
giye.yer a fait' fight and die gamel Wall,
here'sloine for you at -random I" and Old
Bill let off a couple of shots among the
cannon and tombstones. • • _ .•
'The, jokers were mighty glad when
their old' snoozer ceased to rage about the
spot, and took his way, muttering, toward
the distant lights of the town.. •
A Man's Neighbors.
• 1 4 • •
The Raleigh (N. C.) NOvs reports . that
Rev. Dr. Pritchard, of •:that city, referred
in his Thanksgiving sernion to a conver
sation held -some vcars ago between . Dr.
'Thomas E. Skinner, of lialeigh, now
Georgia; and an . anti-rnitsionaryio. Dr.
Skinner, lie said. Was."'s_Oliciting aid for
foreign:: mission, and' . to.. this
gentleinin, who proniptly repulsed. him
witli the reply, "I don't believe in foreign
aagt, give to bierieak
niy•-tieighb6ro. .• •
"Well,"-renlied. - Dr, ' . •Skinner,
43a, you .ieg4ra, as your neighbors.?" -
tiy, - around, tiej7- replied 'the
Dolyon mean thOie4hose•laMi.
yOurar • „
oy es !,
. "Well," Fail Dr: Skinner, , "how,Much
land do you own ?" '
"About five hundred acres."_
• never.thbmght Of it before,but
I suppose I own half, way throUgh."
"Exactly,""sa!d• Dr. - Skinner. • "I sup
pose you . do,,aud I :want , -this. ...for ,
the Chineser,=•the'roeii Wh lauds viin
:•Voti-rs on: b.otoin." .. •
• That. --bardepef):, brother: had• ,:never
,gave. . a • good sum
for _fcireigiti •- •
When 3 dead unin is . 430 n of3s . .Mate .
Mr. Smith . ." the infereti he' . did
.•• . •'• -
.•.1." • . .
.. •. , ,
._., . .
. At fifteen - the - averace•bov 'sings. gaily,
, . r, .
".1 want to be an - angel." At thirty. he
WantoTtolive 14 touga..he can. •.. • .:
coo:sidered it."-Sitreplat)l4r - .4 yoting
min never to trifle vv:ib the :if'+ etiono
wlxPaa W4 O w
THE DEMOCRAT, FE$. 6,
FAR & WINTER GOODS!
RoBodaaili & Co,
WOOLEN SHAWLS, CLOAKINGS,
PLAID. AND PLAIN- WbOL AND
MOHAIR DRESS GOODS. SILKS,
•DRAB TE DESt Ai.PA
COLORED,. • a. >
FLANNELS, ROSE BLANKETS
WOOL TABLE SPREADS,
TABLE LINENS, TOW- '
• „ 'and hogsehold 1
Fornishiog 1 2
Goods • 1
A large aisortmont, and cheap, At Q. B. & Co'co
LADIES' AND CHILDREN S' MERINO UNDERGAR
MENTS. MERINO AND WOOL HOSE. FELT
SKIRTS, GLOVES. &c.. ALL SIZES
lAt G. R..& Co's,
Prices to salt,
MILLINERY GOODS, RIBBONS, FLGWERS, FEATR
ere, BLACK AND COLORED, SILK AND COT
TON VELVETS. TRIMMING SILKS,
A flee variety, • . :At G. R. tt Co'B.
DRESS AND CLOAK TRIMMINGS', LACES, FRIN
. OBS, BUTTONS. SILK TIES, CORSETS, BM-
BROIDERIES, ZEPHYR, WORSTED , .'
AND FANCY YARNS , I CAN- . 4
VASS, NOTIONS . AND
STAMPED PAT- I
TERNS, • i
Al*aya in great variety,. , At 4, ft. & co.s
DOMESTIC GOODS, BLEACHED AND BROWN
SHEETINGS AND SHIRTINGS,•CANTON FLAN
NELS, CALLICOES, DENIMS. TICKINGS
AND CHEVOTT SIIIRTINGS. AL- .
WAYS A FULL'ASSORTM ENT
THE MOST POPULAR '
And prices to snit the times , At G. R.& Co's.
CARPETS. OIL CLOTHS
_.. MATS; TIRITGGETP4
FURS, FUAS. FURS, BTFFALO ROBES. HORSE
ROBES &c. . ac . .
At G. R. a Co's
tatt-pat c Clothing.
mei, and boys` ready-made tvlarge stock.' 'Cote
plete assortment of best goods, warranted to give sat-
Prices to sulttbe times.at-G.IL'& Co's..
OVERCOATS OVERCOATS I'l
/for Boys', Youths' and Men. All pints. Qualities and
prices from $8 to:sBe. Supply your .wants at G. E. &
Large stock of fine cassimeres. Cloths .and Beavers.
Measures taken. good fitting and workmanship guar
anteed. Prices fully 510 per cent. lees than out of town.
Call and leave your meature at G. K. eF Cols. ...
Gents furnishing g.oods. White; and colored cctton
Shirts, Wool and. - Merino Wrappers arid Drawers,
Flannel and merino Hose, Knitt. Jackets, comforters,
Ties, Bows, Mufflers. Gloves, Trinks. Satchels, &c.,
&c., the largest variety in town, MG. H. & Co's.
HATE! . HATS!' CAPS
At G. R. it qo's.
GIJTTENBERQ, ROSE.f . BAUM; & CO
M. S. DESSAIIER, Ma naging Partner.
Montrose, September 29th, 181.
IRON, STEEL,. NAILS, , BLACK.
SMITHS' SUPPLIES; FARMERS'
AND MECHANICS' TOOLS.
Eltroreetiiii eitesel Ciracodlis,
BI:IRRETTS CORN SHELLER ANI!)
THE IMPROVED; -BURDICK
,f . , e,,, , 113. ~- . 4 ....1. , ..4'.. ki
Our Custom Department.T
Wliolesale and Retail Dealers in
SEAT SPRING-S,-S'IrEEL TIRE,
TOB CALK g and CALF STEEL, io„
OrCALL AND Sn:l79,
. . .
87 Washington St.,
, BINGHAMTON, N. Y.
Oct. 14th. ;
PPP6SIVI VIZ C91:3111. nous*,
J T 4.11 8441 . 4 :'9k'a•
401 W Stages , and Hacks leame , 1 LJlOUs+e•daily,t
nintiAtr With the. Montrose itailway,lhe • Lelligh•YalOy
Railroad. and the D. L. „ !WM& F` r i'' ? f:
AS, IGI. li l a Co's.
j ... ~
L 2021.2WA . H1 , 12412? I CD 4111-$12,1,
GEORGE ~:'-_,'L,,,i _: .- ,:LENTIti 11l ,
Has just returned (ruin New York with a large and complete assortment of
Y GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOTS. & SHOES
Hats a):ia:, C4ps,. Notion s , 4,0„- &e.,
ling .118 • large",'lemporary" , on the. National Hotel grounds. We shall
!! reniaint6ii!:tintil'our.new - • ••• .• - • • ,
BRICK STORE IS COMPLETE ON THE OLD GROUND. ‘,".
stock is new and bought with care.: We will, as heretofore, offer the largest
• - assortment slid best bargains in the county.
ihc.2 -- P•utter and Produce ship)*
'ley advanced *heu desired.
:Treat Bend, July 7th, 1875..
FRANK ~-.:i TtIOMP-SON . s St-,i.-cco„
, (BRANCH HOUSE OF JOHN MONROB & CO., PHILADBLPHLQ
3acrlegsale T.A.ccu.,Or rieztaers,
LACKAWANNA AVENUE, SCRANTON, PA. .
or - . 14
All kinds and grades of DOMESTIC & Ibl PORTED WINES I LIQUORS, as low any house In the Btlte.
Nutember 10th, 18'10.-8m 1
r,- . •
MINER; BINGIIAMTON; - -N. '.y;
.oi l FLINT AMY
1. , •
ionze Lamps, Opal Lamps, All Glass Lamps, hand Lamps,
f. Burners, Wicks, Shades, Shade folders &c., &c. f
Tizzy I TAILI:DALIVI\TEI33 W.A1161t2E1. - '
Pride Guaranteed as Low as any House in Southern :114w York.
A &Ormsby Mall Promptly Attonde4 To.
_•• • .
BEST; JOB PRINTINb •• • • • :AT THE•LOWEST:IMATES
We are continually adding new material to our oilleeiand;Witkotit..•
age 23;ocki of JOB TYPE and FOUR Printfug Presses, we-Defy Ootnepetion
A Both in Price and Quality, either In plain Black or Colored Work.
NA I LS
1 • Corner°, Main and Turnpilt Ste.
Milr.o.l\rr3Et C34313E1 • E*4t%..,
sivric , avirria
TIN AND SHEET-IRON WARE,
Nadi-, 13 7 \ the Meir•
Thanks to. our Friends for east rayon.
-• , ,
e would he morethankl alto one and all who Imo%
th y have unsettled itC.COUnte with'us.iii therWunlo cal
a d settle by the middle of March next. /` .
Feb. 4.1814. 1 . -.: - • .-," ' , , ,•,',
IENA AKERS FAKE:
Beet market price. paid-in cash, -•
CORN, RYA , AND OATS
. at the Montrose ,
Tr. A. hIPLIN Superintendent
Von troge. Jily - 4 •
DVBRTISINti: u MUT : : Good ; Systetust lee —A
„i . persons who contemplate making contracto
“OvhpayerB for the insertion of advertisements, shOutd
unit veltts to Geo. P. Rowell to., 41 park ,Now
No*. York, for tituir PAM PIIGFa-11001( (ninety4ev--
critb edition,) containing lista of over 2000 newspapers
and estimates. showing the coat. Advertieurneuter tali.
en for leading papers In many. States at a tremendous
eduction tro publisltera'rates Gefilte ;
tat' ton Flannels,
Grea = t 7 13e•±1.4i1; MD. e*!.
WHOLESALE DEALER IN
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS. IN
ALSO, MANUFACTURER OF
GEO. L. LENREIM.
' • ...
At V. W . ..Snittlitk.. Son's
iiititoeive Furniture War srtxim you willtiod the largest
mock of ~
3'IETELN X 'T'I:7Ft:V
To be found in tbis section of the country, of his owe
tasupfacture. lied at prices that cannot lull to give eels
faction. Thty make the very best
rr b. 0.1 as. t e X 7 r 1.
f all Willits done In the neataat mnl.ner•
PURE NO :1 MATRASSES,'
,A c ND COMMON MATRASSES
,The anbseriber will hereafter make tai ndertaalng
cutity in hie business. Havinsdnit complete °
NEW and Ole inset elegant HEAESF 4 in the meet
needing his services will be attended to promptly and $%
satisfactory charges. .
WM. W. Slll l l2 lc SON,
, Montrose. Pa.. Jsu. 3 1 11171.—poll—tf•
Best calicoes S cents lard at. Cheap
ti tit; , a-
-.AII litedlog• theirfierticro *fit be promptly ull euded
lyriciul Ula. Pit., Ali ri) 7, 1876.
rompt returns gueranti.ied
FIRST CLASS`o ` ® coamby
In the Country, and WARltivilt them.
I.Es. x. R pa . C3r, 313 251 2
, , OF ArAlll9llB
We hare rtlltkcell ntir37 cent end, 50
ne "ttre'si*r G0tq113 .7 to 25 cents
0 g e t
, g 0.11
1 1010 -
'HAWLEY & CHIMER.