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iiOLCOMB & TRACY, Publishers.
1 , 4 Pui►lished Every Thursday,
At tOWANDA, PA., DV
iFIOLCOMB & TRACY,
$1..70 Per .failitistip 4
.Idecraqiiiirflates—S! cents a lino for ilrst
.ortoti, an I.ilro cents er line for all sub.e.
Readi g notice advcrth
t.•e cents :per line. Et ht lines constitute a
an'd twelve line an. inch. Auditor's
sthrri. • Administ tor's and Executor's
:tetlet's Yearly rertising Sito.no per
THE REITIILICSN' in the 'noel,
:Snore and Nobles Block, the corner of Main
:.nd rine streets, _over J. F. Corner's Boot and
Thor store. -- Its circulation is over 2000, As an
medium it is unexcelled in its ita.-
ri.,LIFF, J. N., •• Wilco iu Woad's Moak, Bullet
V Sati"nal Bank, to stairs. June 12,'.
1 711::ir.111:1: xi SUN (..V G Efibree and L Msbree)
iu liercur EthSek. Park Stl may 14,78
'DECK v. OVERTON (Ilenjl.3l Peek and D 00 , 7.-
2- fa:7: ), Ottlee over Hill's Market! 4921'9
r; F:RTON SANDERSON tE Overton and Jan
Sdnarrzon.) (ace inAktams BloCii.julys-;8
AXWELL, 1511. Office' over Dayton'■ Store
NITILT, J. ANDREW, Office in Ilean's Block
- apr 14,76
VIES, C.ARNOCHAN h HALL, (W T Davies.
H rarrozhan. LJI Hitll.) Office in rear
• Var,l House. Entrance on Poplar St. (je12,76
FEl:Crit: RODNEY A. Solicitor of Patents.
Particidar attention paid to buAiness in
I )rphaus' Court and to tho settlement.of estatei.
in 11,,ntanye's Block • 49-79
, / rc: PHERSON A:. YOUNG, (I. ,11cPhe , rson and
' W . 1. Young.l--Onice ysouttt side of Mermen
'3l oft . i • feb 1,7 A
Vr t IDILL liINNEY. Office corner Mani and
1-Y-L Pine et. Noble's block. second floor front.
rqll s c.tiona promptly attended to.) feb 1 78,
ILLIAMS, k BUFFINGTON. (Li N
Miaow, E J Angle and E D Bugington).
(ace west side hf Main street, two doors north
Argus ofilee. All tininess entrusted to their
ree,ive prompt attention. oct 26,77
t , TAMES 11. .4:ND JOHN W. CODDING, Attek
si nep. and Counsellors.at-Law. Office in the
Aoreur flock, over C. T. liirby'e Drug Store.
jnly:l, 'SO tf.
Tr EEN ink': J. P: Attorney-at-Law. Office in
Ntautanye's Block, Main Street.
7111 , )All'.•;ON, VV. H. and E. A., Attorneys-at
-Law. Towanda, Wilke in Mercur Block,
ccr J.l. Kirby's Drug Store, entrance on Main
first stairway north of Post-office. all
I...hies's promptly attended to. Special atten
-11..0 giVen to dahlia 'against the United Ststei
r Bonn M. 0.. Patents, etc , and to
tioas and settlement of decedent's estates.
.vprir 21. ly
HENRY B. 14I'KEAN,
solicitor of .ratent.S. 'Government claims at
, mied to. -
rrr I'S'ICAYS AND SURGEONS
ToDSSON. T. D., 2.D. °Mee over Dr. 11. C
J Porte:l.3'B Drug Store. fob 12,18
NEWTON. bra .D. .k. 7 F.G. °thee at Dwelling
on Slyer Street, corner Weston St. feb 12.77
ADD, C. 31. D. OUles Ist doSor above old
I—l Lana building, ou Main street. Special at
to:thou given to diseases of• the throat and
NrrOoDitritS. S. M.. M.D. Office and real
yv deuce. Main street, north of '3l.E.Church
Examiner, for Pension Dresrtuient.
110YNE, T. D.. 31. D. Omce over 31.mtanye's
store. ()Mee hours from 1U to It a. m. and
:r..tu '2 to 4 P. M. Special attention given to
I , .hess..s of the E.Ve, and Diseases of the Ear.
ittAVN P.P., H. 1 1 ..
HOILCCOPATEIIC PITTEICIAN fi SVAGEON.
, :i.lence and office just north of Dr. Corbon's
street, Athens. Pa.
=ESTI' HOUSE. Main at., nett corner south
-of Bridge street. New hones and now
fir Lituro throughout. The proprietor ham
Ap.l red neither pains or expense iu making his
I:rat-class and respectfully solicits a shire
vublic;natronage, Meals at all hours. Terms
: eisonable. Large Stable attached.
1.1. tr WM. HENRY.
TrIATKINS POST, NO: 0, G. A. R. Meets
V v every Saturday even ng. at Military Hall.
GEO. V. YER, Commander.
3 it. KirraiDon,, Adjutant. feb 7, 79
CIZI;STAL LODGE, NO. 57:, Meets at K. of P.
Hall every 3londay evening at 7:30. In
t :rsnce s2,oa). Benefit& $3.00 per week. Aver
annual cost, 5 years experience. $ll.
J. B. KITTBIDGE, Reporter.
WARDF-LL; Ja., Dictator. fob 22.78 ,
BRAD FORD LODGE, N 0.167, 1. 0. 0. F. Meet
in Odd Fellow's Hall, every Monday evening
e:: o'clock. WAAISEN SILL. Noble Grand.
110 us AND" SIGN PAINTING.
os - T r. E. No. 32 Second street All orders
%%ill reef-ire prompt attention. inns 12,75
L - tr. -, „.1 - EIIANNA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE
:I'hr st:c , nd Winter Term will begin Monday
De , 2. For catalogue or other infor
address or call On the Principal.
EDWIN E. QUINLAN, A.M.
- PLUMBER AYb GAS FITTER.
tsTIELIAMS, EDWARD. Practical Plumber
\' and Gas Fitter. Flace of business in kler
-,!-Ir Mock next door to - .l6 . urnal office opposite
I •.! , !ic Square. Plumbing. Gas Fitting. Repair.
1!. Pumps of all kinds. and all kinds of (learing
r attended to. e All wanting ;cork in his
.• hould give him a call. 27,77
/NS URA NCA
rssELL. 0. S. General Insortince Agency,
I. Towanda, F. face. in Whiteomb'e Book
. re. July 12,76
JA MES-.3l€.'CA BE
9\" REMOVED ILLS GROCERY BUSINESS 0
Sf trTti-EAST CORNER 01' MAIN
%N 1) BRIDGE STREETS, STIIER.E
HE, HAS...RTIBLISHED- , •
Fiji; EVERYTHING IN THE * LINE OF
'.ASH PAID for Desirable Pro-
duce. Fi ne BUTTER and EGGS
I) , eialts. . •
t Successor to 31?. Itcßean,)
AND LOYAL SOCK
. O°.A . Lt:
or PINE STREET, NEAR ( *WIT UOUS
41- I.6O:EST PRICES FOR CAW.
• . ,
•11. Istronsse of my old friends and th e public
° me:ally le solicited. • . 9sep:B o,
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BARCLAY R. - R. TIME-TABLE.
P. 31.14.11 .1 - 1.2•14'.
9.20 Ar. ... Towanda ... Dep. 6.17 3 -- .15
:05 Dep. M0nr00.... ' 6.35 3.311
6.02, 9.1,4 Ae. ....Monroe.... Dep. 6.41 3.31
5.58 i 8.59 ....2dasOntown 6.47 3,35
5.531 8.54 Greenwood •• 6.52 3.40
5.46: 8.46 ..'..Weatona ••
*5.39:*/1.38 '• Summit.— " *7.11 *3.54
; *5.35;*8.35 " Latooka.... •• *7.15 •3.5 K
:111 8.31 5 ' LongValleyanne '• 7.10 ' 4.02
5.10. B.ls l Dep. . Foot of Plano. Ar.. 7.3; 4.15
*lntlinates that trains du not stop.
F. F. LYON.
Sup't and Eng'r, Barclay, Pa
LEHIGH VALLEY &PENNA. AND
NEW YORK RAILROADS.
AHRANGEIIENT OF PASSENGER TRAINS
TO TAKE EOECT dAl3.llt,
Barelo ...... • ....
too - and 5..... .....
IN - planking
B Junction ..
Maucn Chunk ....
Bethlehem .. ....
Sow York... ..... .[
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Si e:b oo p y
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&thefts 4.30 I 1.3 5.10 115
iayre 4.4011.41 5.20: 1.23
Waverly . . 4.45,11.10. 5.30, 1.30
Elbaira 1. 4 25'12.40 6.15! 2.15
Lyons , SlO .... 8.50: ....
Rochester . ! 9 50 4.10 - 9.40; ....
Buffalo . 11.40 x,1012.05 5.06
lilaga ia Falls . 1.03 9.25 .1.08 , 9.40
P.M. P.M. A.M. A.ll
No. 32 leaves Wyalniing t1:00,..A. M., French
town 6.14, Ilummerfield 1.23, Standing Stotie 6.31
Wvsauking 6.40: Towanda 6.53, Ulster 7.06,
Milan 7:16. Athens '7 . :21, Sayre 7:40, Waver
ly 7:15. arriving at. Elmira 5:50.. A. 31.
No. 31 leaves Elmira 1:15 P. Waverly 6:eo,
Sayre 6:15, Athens 6:20, Milan 6:30, Ulster w1:40,
Towanda 6:51, Wysauking 7:05, Standing Stone
7.14, Rummertleld 7:22 ' Frenchtown 7:32; arriv
ing at Wyalusing at 7:45.. P. M.
Trams Rand 15 run nails. Sleeping cars on
trains ti and 15 between Niagara Falls and Phila
delphia and between Lyons and New York with
out changes. Parlor cars on Traine 32. and 9
between Niagara Falls and Philadelphia with
out change. and through coach to And from
Rochester vid-Lyons. •
WM. STEVENSON, Supt.
&alma. Pa., Jan. 2. IS_t2. 1 ?a. & N.Y. R. R.
Towanda sct: Store
Is prepared to offer a complete 'assort
Crockery, ' t Gjassware,
For the coming Spring Trade,-we
adhere. is heretofore to our : established
principle—that a sale ,kvith a small
profit is 'better than a slow one with a
large profit—and tberefOre our .prices
in any line of goods will compare
favorable with the prices of any other
to sell the best,
article for the least possible money.-
LOEWUS & FREIMUTH.
THE: POPULAR' CORNER
GEO. L. ROSS,
Has filled up the old MONTAN - YE STORE with
• full and complete stock of FRESII
GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS..
• PRIOES,AS LOW AS THE LOWEST.
s to 4 dil here for 'your Groceries.' After you get
prices, at Ross' it will be of no use •to try tilye.
where for his prices are down to rock bottom.
Farmers can get the ttp.top of the market a
Goo. L. Rosa'. All kinds of Produce taken in.ex
change for goods no for cash. ' _
.Aprli 39 ly
giro itatioiiii §-Ruh,
CAPITAL PAID. IN $125,000
'SURPLUS FUND .
This Bank offers unusual fseilitieri for
the transaction of a genera]
banking business. -
N. N. BETTS,
TAKES EFFECT JAN, L, 180
• Ace Way
15 i 9 7 3
• 9.05 1 7,20 7.15
.' 2.50: 8.25
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.:1046! 3.00'1043: 505
. '10.54 5.13
i• • •••1 •• • .11.19
• ' 3.:10 11.30 5.43
;11.42; 3.:.711.50 0.03
!12.23 • 4,35; 1.00 7.10
' i• 1 1.10 7.20
. 1.24 7.35
1.03 j 5.10; IAS 8.05
1.35 j 5.30 2.2 P 8.35
3.45 7.33. 4.50,11.00
4.441 8.29' 5.33;12.00
• 5.00' 8.45 6.03;12.15
15.30 0,00. 6.40112.55
I 6.55 10.40' 8.40; 2.20
, 8.05: I 0.15; 3.35
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5.15 55 3.01 10.52
9.27 3.27 11.:!'.1
3.02' 9.59 . 3.41i;11.50
10.27 .... 12.17
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SAT - CRtIS, &C.
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ga e, itheuma
!ism, Dropsy, Heart Disease, Bil.
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ciency in Ptyalino causes Wind and
Sourinof the food in the stomach. Ii
medicine is taken immediately after
eating the fermentation of Shod is pre.
r It eels upon the_Lircr.
• It nets upon the Kidneys.
It Regulates the Dowels.
It Purifies the Blood. •
, It Quiets the A - crewing System.
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It carries off the Old Blood and makes nett
It opens the_pores of the skinjand induce/
Ilealthri Perspiration. .
It neutralizes the hereditary - taint, orpoisor
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There are no spirits employed in' its mann.
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being require& in attention to directions..
DRUGGISTS SELL IT. •
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• Ashland. Schuytill co., Pa.
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Ashland, Schuykill co., Pa.
Dear Sir:-1 have used your excellent INDIAN
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. . An Agent's Testimony. .
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. AL Atm Somerset Co.. ra.
Dear. Sir:- - Thia is to certify that your reliable
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Berlin, Somerset Co.„ Pa.
Dear Sir: was troubled with Liver Com
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Pain n the Bieast.
1•Bor1in, Somerset Co., Pa. '
Dear Sir:—l was alllcted with a Pain in ray
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For Kidney Diseases.
Dear Sir:—l was subject to severe Pains in my
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No• 1525 Ilartrain St. - 1 •
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f - I i Philadelphia, Pa.
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No. sl7 Fideral S .
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No. 1035 Locust 13%
Disease of the Stomach and Liver.
BushsilL Pike Co., Pa.
Dear Sir:—This is to certify, that I bave used
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• - MAnstr. Gutmann.
'Dear have used Your great INDIAN
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1 Tuoatas CownuanT
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ot tbeINDIAN BLOOD
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Tqw- -ANpA. 7 P,ii „ *PFORP, * COKI;WYp4, - ,- . .i.11117..1R5DA17,:,,44.40Ef'!23,.. 1882.-,',
SOLD SINCE 1870.
NEW YORK CITY.
A. B. BILL3MN
Disease olthe Stomach
31ms. J. At7.3141N
D., C. WINSUTP
Tnrtio Point, McKean co., Pa
Turtle Point. McKean co.; Ps
F. F. BISHOP.
4ENILY C. SIMIIAN
Dyspepsia and Indigestion.
Berlin, Somerset Co.. Pa
ilysia:psia and Indigestion.
GEORGE M. ELLIOT
JAB. A. Bnovr.q
FtAss T. Goalmrr,
Best Family Mediehte.
Buithkal, Pike Co., Pa
Remedy for WOrms.
Never Fails to Care.
Bushkin, Pike Co.. Pe.
A MODERN WITCH.
""And he went up in January,
And never ease down tilt June."
I thinlme oft in the twilight
Of a lady end her hat, ; , -•
The former was little and vicious.
The latter was large and flat.
The lady went to the church, the play; *
And Wherever she went the shout
Went up from the many who Could not see.
"Confound ill put her our 1"
She was not-to be extinguished.
"I have paid," she said, and I'll Stay.
I'll wear that hat"—and she clenched her
"Till the crack or the Judgment-day.
I'll listen it tight annuli, nty throat,
And pin it last tajny hair.
Let there come the dreSdfalest hurricane.
The world shall still fled it there."
There came a breeze from heaven
Of a rather malevolent•,kind.,
It caught that hat; and took it tufo, :-
And the lady went behind.
Now, this was sevoral years ash, _
And all of them full of pain;
For with nothing to ride she still sails on,
And will never come down again.
Harper's . Magazine for April.
The king would build s so a legend says,
The finest o► ail flue Places.
He sent for St. Thomas, a builder rare.
And bade bim to rear thema wonder fair.
The king's great treasure was placed at hand.
Afid with it the . soverign's one 'command--
"Build well, U builder so good and great I
And Red to the glory °fray estate.
"Build well, nor spare of my Wealth. to show
A prou&r palace Hiatt mortals know."
The king took leave Or his kingdom then,
And wandered far from the Impute of men
St. Theinas the king's groat treasure spent
In worthier way than his master meantX
He olad the naked, the hungrYied.
The oil of gladness around hiin shed.
He blessed them all with the ample store.
As never khing's wealth blessed before.
The kitig came back from hia fourney long,
Bat roma no grace in the happy throng
That greeted him now on his Glow- return,
To teach him the lesson ho ought to learn.
The kik came back to his well-spent gold,
But, on Flow palace could he behold.
In terrible anger he monk sn
uuttuer's lolly should boat his heid
St. Thomas in dungeon d a rk was east,
Till the, time for his p nistirnent dire was
• . pites'eo.
Then it ehaneed, or the good God c s!itled it so,
That the king's own brother in death lay low.
Wben fOur days dead, the legend reads,
He rose , to humanity's life and needs;
From sleep of the dust he strangely woke,
And thris to his brother the king be spoke
"I have been to Paiadiae, 0 my king!
And have heard the heavenly angels sing.
?And there I saw, by the gates of gold,
A palace finer than•tongue has told;
"Its wills awl tower's were lifted high
In heauliful grace to the bending sky;
"Its glories, there in that radiant Tlace,
Shone forth like a smile from the dear Lord's
"An angel bald it was banded there
By the gitod Ett y Teomae, with lore and care
"Fur our fellow-men, and that it should be
The place of peace through eternity." -
The kind this vision pOndered well, •
Till ho tciok St. Thomas from dmigeon.;cell,
And said; "0 builder ! he moat is ',rise
Who buildeth ever for Paradise." •
THE JEWESS OF ROUDNIA.
We were passing through Poland pi
great haste. Pressing business urged
us on; but, then, tliat„ almost flat
country, marshy and unhealthy, which
stretches out between Uinta and the
Gulf of Bathnia, offers none of those
attractions -which induce the traveler
to pause. The villages and towns suc
ceeded each other along the intermin
able road, very much alike and differing
only iu the quantity of houses and huts,.
in the number or importance of the
churches. As the_view afforded noth
ing of the picturesque the sight of the
post station's alone gave us_ pleasure.
But when one is in a hurry a thous
and disagreeable accidents are quite
sure to entangle themselves together.
Of course, such auidents always hap
pen even whan one has plenty of leis
'tire, but then they escape attention.
This time, however, a sort of fatality
seemed to pursue us, for at every rel.s
or two; - no horses were at' the station',,
and we,were forded to wait, sometimes
an hour, sometimes a half a day, which
may be explained by the small impor
tance of the road we had taken,
D. 31. BALL
At last by a happy stroke of lack, we
got Over a pretty long stretch of.country
`Some dreadful i r CatinitroPllc must
certaiuly overtake : us,' said 1, with a
laugh, to my traveling companion, 'or
fortuue will not he satisfied with her
clay work.' - -
I hats scarcely finished speaking when
the postilion, half turning round upon
his seat pointed with the tip of his whip
'towards thettown we were approaching.
'lt is on the !' said he phlegmatically
A pink gush was visible, near at hand,
beneath the sky, the light blue of
which—that periwinkle blue peculiar to
the countries of the North—.was der.
keued by the approaching night. The
Blight jogged silhouette of the-town was
pictured in the focus, from whence
,escaped great whirlwinds of smoke, and
the tinned dome of the Russian church
reflected the flames like an imperfectly
'What do yon calf that piece ?' asked
I, of the postilion, as he vigorous)) ,
whipped up his liorie&
'Roudnia,' said he; 'it is the town of
In the eyes of every' Russian or
Polish peasant three houses form a
town, provided they are grouped around
a church, and Roudnia poaasssed two
churches, oae of them Catholic.
The rapidly moving horses reached
the great beam; variegated with white,
red and black, which was then, the cus
tomary gate of every towi. *official
in a greasy uniform came tov - reedire the
stipulated _ He cried out something
unintelligible, and the tesixi -placed
across the road rose obliquely town*
the sky. This species of gate, alto
gether primative, yet exists upon many
of the government highways, though
Russia Wisdom) away with the tolls on
"GOVERNMENT 'OP THE PEOPLE BY Tom_ PEOPLE AND FOB THE PEOPLE."
the great roads. Our position urged
on his animal.", and we went through
two or three very dirty, and abominable
paved streets at a gallop.
A noisy crowd
. rushed in the same
direction, towards the scene of the con
flagration. and we nearly crushed half a
dozen Jews who were running along,
lilting their lengthy robes and uttering
cries of distress.
'lt's a Jew's house that's on fire,' said
the postilion, without ceasing to urge on
his horses. '
'Row do you know that ?' asked in; his arms in a half fainting condition,
companion. and yet held his pipe in his teeth.
'I smell the stench !' answered the A triumphant acclamation saluted
wag. laughing heartily. . him.
The °Liebe suddenly turned a corner 'Here's your old woman I' -said he to
ut great risk of being upset, and the Jew. - •
stopped in front of the post station.
It was, in truth, the wooden , house of
a Jewish butcher which was burning be
fore us on the square. The co.religion
ists of the poor fellow were throwing
his furniture out of the front windows,
the fire having engulfed the rear of . the
dwelling. The front was yet 'entirely
dark, but of that deep obscurity which
preceeds•cmobtistion. A few plumes of
smoke, bluish in color. streamed here
and there through the roof, presaging
the general conflagration that was not
While my companion WAS seeing
about obtaining fresh horses and hav
ing our pasaport wised. I stood upon
the porch of-the station. which, raised
a few feet above the level of the square,
afforded-a view of the entire scene..
A conflagration is not a run thing in
Poland, but when a Jew's house is on
fire, only the Jews run forth and en
deavor to extinguish it, while the others
stand motionless, looking on—not, per
haps, without a secret satisfactioa, for
perish the ini.quitonsly acquired pro
perty of the sons of Abraham seems; at
such times, to be theimotio.
This inhumanity is explained, if not
excused, by the rapacity pf the Israel
ites, who, by 'reason of their commercial
ability, keep in their hands the greater
part of the revenue of. Om
people, who are generally .very poor,
end are still further impoverished by
the system of usury largely in vogue in
The wife and , children of the butcher,
seated in the centre of the'square, filled
the air with bitter lamentations. Dogs
were barking, and our unhitched horses
were shaking their collars covered with'
.tiny ...bells, while other bells were being
fastened to the hainess' of the fresh
animals, 'the whole forining an inexpres
sible confusion of sounds, made up
I chiefly of sharp notes. I stopped my
Suddenly I saw the JBllB who were
removing the furniture rush preoipita•
tely from the windows and the diior. A
flood of white smoke filled the house as
they quitted it, and a red light appear
ed in the background. The interior
paitition had just caught . fire. kcom
parative hush itt once prevailed.
finch a moment has always something
solemn about it.
'lt burns beautifully I' calmly said a
tall Cossack soldier, who was standing
beside me clad in his gray overcoat.
I started at him; he was quietly smok
ing a short little cherry pipe. With
hanging a iimatie contemplated the con
,flagration with undisguised satisfaction;
but the snapping of his eyes showed that
he had taken 'too many gimlet's -'of
• 'Woe t woe r cried the voice of the
buteher. lie was in the middle of the
squire, and was gazing at his groaning
family with a look of consternation.
Be tore his hair, and his little crisp curls
frisked about in the wind from the ica
petuousity of his movements.
'Woe I' repeated alt the Jews in oho-.
'I. have forgotten my aged mother !'
cried the unfortunate man. -
A burst of laughter from the Poles
'I thought her with you,' raid he to
his wife, who was standing aghast, with
her youngest child in her arms.
'Where is she ?' cried some one.
With a hopeless, look, he pointed to
the house and covered his head with
portiou of robe.
The - laughter stopped. '
Jewess, she was still a woman.
'She is in the chamber t? the left,'
said he. 'lt is not yet on tire. Save
her, my friends,' added he, in it voice
full of anguish.
The friends who bad aided him, up
that moment glanced at the flames,
then looked, 'interrogatively at each
other and remained silent.
'Go for her yourself 1' exclaimed a
boy in the crowd.
'I will give half of what I am worth
to whoever shall save her!' cried the
butcher, wringing his hands. 'Half,
yes, half,' repeated he excitedly. 'Save
the poor old woman, my friends, good
He spoke now to the Poles. No one
moved. The tall Cossack gave a star:,
then hesitated, and finally went and
planted himself before the butcher,
staggering a trifle as he did so.
'No tricks !' said he, his pipe still in
his month. 'What will•you give me to
go in there r
He pointed to the house, now almost
entirely wrapped in flames.
'Five silver roubles, my friend, five
roubles. By the God of Abraham, five
'That's nothing,' said the Cossack.,
'But there's no time to bargain. You'
,707 people,' .cried he in a loud
voice, 'be says five, roubles I'
A murmur of assent ran through the
'But you mast bring her back with
you.' said the Jew, cling to the soldier's
sleeve; 'if you do not, yon get nothing
'lmbecile,' growled the Cossack, 'I
am not going in there for plasure I
Where is your old she goat of a mother?'
'Upon the bed in the corner of the
chamber' to the left.'
'Good muttered the Bataan.
'With God's help,' cried he, in a ring
And at a bound he leaped upon the
, population - of Routlia
held - their breath. The soldier made
the aigp of the.cross and vanished in
'Your horses.are ready.' said the pos
tilion to me, as be clambered into his
'Wait,' said I. in a low voice.
My friend had rejoined me and was
watching like all the rest for the de.
nonement of this drama.
The Cossack reappeared surrounded
by flameli. He bore the old Jewess in
At that moment the whole house
burst into Same with a species of explo
sion; but the conflagration no longer
interested anybody. All eyes .were
fixed on the Cossack.
'Come,' said he, 'pay me.'
'Whit r stammered the Jew, 'now ?
Wait mill I have fcand a place of
safety for my family.'
. 'No tricks r roared the Cossack,
threateningly. 'Pay me on the spot.
or—' . .
From a habit of fear, the butcher
threw his hands before his face; but the
Cossack -had no thought of striking
him, he simply fixed upon him eyes
full, of growing anger. Blinded by his
avarice, the Jew took no heed of this,
he slowly drew from his bosom a greasy
wallet, opened it with a whine, rum
maged in it many times, and finally,
took from it a ragged bill which he
presented to the - Cossack. The roof
fell in with a shower of sparks that Hew
all about us. The square was as bright
'A rouble 1' oiled the Cossack, hurl
ing away his pipe,' a rouble for having
risked my life !—a rouble 1 Ab, accurs
ed dog ! I prefer to return for noth
He- caught the wretched old wom'an
in his arms, and before any one could
ium r ".• wr Ira di lelav
house. The steps were not yet on fire.
He bounded upon them with his burden
and cast it into the flames. Then, re
turning to the crowd, be shouted:
'A rouble ! robber beast now go and
get your tuoth4 out for nothing !'
The horrified concourse stood as if
stricken dumh. • I sprang into the
eolecne and my, friend followed.
!'Away. as fast as possible r said I to
the postillion. !
I felt that I could endure no more.
The moment the- ()idea.) started a
portion of the front of - the' house' fell
forward, separating the soldier from the
square. His tall figure was pictured in
black- upon the incandescent back
ground. He strove to leap through the
flames, but., as he gathered himself to
jump, a beam attack him on the head
and he tell. '
!Quick ! quick ! cried I tO the postil
lion; prodding him in the back to urge
him on. . .
He 'whipped his horses into a gallop,
the crowd scattered mechanically, and
we were soon in the open country.
For several nights after we could not
To Keep . the Girls Warm.
A seal skin sacque costa fifty per cent.
more than it did fifteen or eighteen
year ago. Fashion and the discovery
of new methods of preparing and dyel
ling, or first the latter and second the
former, brought them into use. The
seal fur, as seen here, is' the inner coat.
When on the back, of the seal this fin
fur is bid by coarse hairs, which are re
moved by a process of parting down the
under side of the skin. The color of
the fur as known to wearers is artificial.
It the government had not taken meas
ures to protect the seal, new wearers
of Real simples would be few in a short,
time. The Shetland seals were once
numerous, but they have been exterm
inated. The New . Foundland seal is in
the market, bnt it is inferior to the sea
of Alaskii. The islands of the Sebring
Sea are the only ones in the world where
seal catching has great commercial im
From, 1851 1860.1 the scientific
World knew nothing irr regard .to the
history of the seal. Tile- Smithsonian
Institute did not possess a perfect skin
and skeleton of the seal, although thon 7 -
sands 4if: men and millions. of :dollars
have been employed in capturing. dress
ing and selling fur 'seal skins for the
last hundred years. The vas+ bree.ling
grounds :bordering on the Anteartie
have- been entirely depopulated. • Be
tweeu the yeas 1797 and . lB2l, 1,132,•
374 real skins were taken in the Pribloy
Islands; between 1821 and1842,.468,502
skins, and from 1842 to 1861..372,000
skink In the year 1868 the number of
skins taken was 242,000,. In 1870 only
8.965 were captured.; During .the last
ten years, the catch has been is little less
than 100.000 Per year. The 'whole num
ber taken bet Ween 1795 and 1880 Was
.3,571,051 skins. The seal catching is
done in Jane and July, Atte! that time
the far begins to 4 . l alied," and is worth
less. The inativee are paid )forty cents
a skin for their labor. , • -
A little boy wanted a drum.. His
mother, whiling to give hiin an .im• -
pressive lesion, suggested that if, he
should pray for it be might receive one.
Bo at night, when ready for bed, he
knelt down and prayed;
"Now I lay me down to steep.
•(I want a drum.)
I pray, the Lord my soul to keep,
(I want drum.)
If I should die before I wake,
(I *ant a drum.)
I priLY the Lord my soul to take,
(I want a drum.)"
His father. who had been let into the
secret, bad meanwhile quietly placed
a drum on Ibe bed. As the youngster
rose, and his eyes fell on the, drum.fie
exclaimed in an emphatic manner,' that
banished all neriona-thorights from the
minds of his listeners: "Where the
devil did that drum come frond" ' : The
anticipated benefits from that lesson
mat yrohably be considered lost.
No alOtiot—A high hat.
ELLA BOWEIVS LUCK:
'lt never rains but it pours I'
Ella Bowen quoted the well worn say
ing in a rainy weather sort of voice, aitd
handed a letter to her. husband. He'
had just come in fiom his day'S I;usid
ness, and his face had a shadow on it,
too, although be spoke cheerily.
'Don't look so doleful, Nell. We are
not any worse off than we were a month
'I know ! But, oh lif we only had
five hundred dollars I' .
But we have not ! Tlic next best
thing, it to be contented without it.
Who is your , correspondent ?'
'Aunt Margaret Hoopei; she is my
mother's aunt, but she has always been
very fond of me. The , letter is not
dikectly from her but from her servant,
Anne Smith, who has lived with her for
years. Aunt Margaret is very sick and
wants to tee - me.'
'But it is dated Magnolia I'
'Yes. It will cost me considerable to
go, and yet Anne .seems to think sholis
very ill. She is ninety-two years old.'
no,•indeed ! She has nothing of
her own, unless it may be some cloth-<
ing and furniture. She lives , upon . an
income-from her omit property, and
that goes book to his family when Aunt
'Then you must go If she were
wealthy theie would be plenty of others
to comfort her death-bed, but as it is,
if she wants you, you had better get
ready to 'start.' •
'But you ?"_
'Oh, get along. Jane will give
me - my meals until you come back.'
''l do think, Harry Bowen, you are
Boil best husband that ever a woman
was blessed with,' said Nell, putting
her arms around. his neck.
`Thank you, dear. For a wife of five
years' - experience that is a charming
'Five years l' Nell thought, as she
busied herself about the tea table, 'so
:* I And Harry is a lover yet. Per
haps if we had chtldren we would aot be
so fond of each other, but he is all I'
have..,and excepting his sister Jane, he
has no one but me. it x gy,
hundred dollars now to give him.'
By which wish, many times made ,
during the months just passing away,
it will be understood that the Bowens
bad not a large bank account. Harry
was manager and head clerk in a . hard
ware store, the only one in Creyton,
the little town where he lived. Ella
'had been the' district; school teacher.
until her pretty face had won Hurry's
They had married on a narrow in
come but by economy had saved enough
to buy the small house - they called
-home, and furnished it very prettily.
But it had taken all they could save in
those five years. ; •
Just one month before this , story
opens one of the partners hi the firm
where Harry was employed had died,
and his widow had moved away from
Creyton, taking (Mt the money that
had been her husband's share of the
business. It was a very desirable op
portunity, as the business waa_ settled
.and prosperous, but Harry was not wil-
hug to sell or mortgage his hardly earn
ed home, and the money was not within
his reach in any other way. So it came
to be the refrain in all Ella's musing,
and often spoken. aloud, 'lf we only
had 'five hundred dollars !'
It seemed to work into the jog of the
train, the puff off of the locomotive, the
. the steamboat machinery, as, she
sped over the road and river to Magno
It was ten years at least since Ella
had made her last visit .there with her
mother. Her life • until then had been
a carefully cherished one, although she
had never bad possession of money.
Her mother had taught music in a large
city, spending her summer vacations
in Magnolia, and her income had been
sufficient to give Ella every advantage
of education and to make her childhood
and girlhood very happy.
She was eighteen when her mother's
death—a very sudden one—threw her
upon her own resources 'for daily bread,
and after teaching music for. a time,
taking her mother's pupils, she had ac
cepted the district school lit Creyton
for the sake of the country air, loving
the life in the country better than in
Always busy, she had not been to
Magnolie since her mother died, al
though frequent letters were exchanged
with Aunt Maigaret. It was pleasant
to recognize all the: landmarks familiar
in. her childish memories, when the
yearly visit with her mother was, the
.most pleasant part of her Me.
But when Anne opened the door of
the little - cottage home, saying softly
'Oh, Miss Ella, dear; I'm glad yOu've
aunt's fretted sore to see
you,' everything else was forgotten in
the duty before her. -
For the dear old aunt, who had al
ways loved tier bright, pretty niece,
was ill unto desth with a painful illness
that required incesisant care. Anne was
nearly worn out by months of faithful
nursing, and Ella wrote to Harry.
'lf you can spare me, dear, I am sore
ly needed here.; Aunt Margaret's chil
dren are (tildes& and her grandchildren
are none of them here. I have written
Gerald Cooper, the eldest of her son's
ipildren, to whom her income will re
turn if she dies, but even if he comes
on she will still need me.'
It was hard nursing, and incessant
care, but Ella felt mere than repaid by
the invalid's gratitude. Every . service
was so fully appreciated and met with
ancb warm thanks that it was a pleasure
to offer it.
'Dear the old lady ,said one
day, 'you will-7-soon- be released, and
your good husband will be no worse for
an old woman'simost hearty blessing. I
cannot pay yon, Ella, nor leave him
fortune. I've nothing, dear, but the
few chairs and tables in the house, bit
God will reward you_ for your lose and
care to me.'
Days slipped into weeks, weeks into
-months, audit was nearly three months
latter than the day she left Drayton;
whet Ella was free to return there.
Gerald Cooper bad been with bis grand
wither a week before she died, but no
other relative excepting Ella had come
The funeral was over, and Ella was
tdonb in the little parlor, when Mr.
Leigh, the lawyer who' had been. Mrs.
Cooper's friend for years, and had
known Ella from her infancy, came
In spite of the solemnity of: the occasion
there was a twinkle in his eyes, and he
`Rave you seen Gerald Cooper since
we left the • .
'No, he has not come home yet.''
'Did you know your Aunt; Margaret
left a will ?' •
'A will I thought "she had no pro
`She owned nothing but her clothing,
and the furniture of this cottage. She
has left all that to yon.'
'So she told me.
money valve, is it ?'
'That remains to- be seen. Now,
Nell, make me a promise. Promisl; me
yon will not accept any proposals of
Gerald Cooper's without sending him
'Do you want to sell the furniture ?'
- 'lt would cost a great deal to carry it
o Creyton, would it not ?'
'And-our cottage is furnished.'
'Then you do not care for the old fur
niture., Some of it. is very tine ; more
than a hundred yeari old.'
• 'Ent Ella was-not educated - up to old
furniture, and thought her pretty mo
dern sofas and tables suited her little
cottage far better than Aunt 'l!ilargareys
heavy large pieces of mahOgany acid
But for Mr. Leigh's call abe would
have closed at once with Gerald's care-
'By the way, Nell, my , wife has rather
get her heart upon grandmother's fur•
niture, and had no. idea she would will
it away. Yon won't want to nao.ve al
he stag to Creyton, Supposel I . give
you a hundred dollara for the lot, as i
Without- warning, would Dave
extl/VL but as it was, she was
surprised to see - Gerain laoupez 'a face
grow, black, as she said:
•Mr, Leigh said he would see about
that for, me. You can tell him you
want the furniture.'
An expression more forcible th—
polite escaped Mr. Cooper, as he strdde
ont of the room, slamming the door
Three days later Ella began to under
stand the situation. In her quiet coun
try home, occupied by ber domestic
duties, she had taken little - interest iu
the follies or freaks of fashion, seeing
nothing, of them and scarcely heeding
what she read.. The value, of old fur
niture was Unknown to her and the fact
that her inheritance Was a choice and
rare one was something that had not
occurred to her.
But Mr. Leigh Fes well aware of the•
fact, and having a 'cordial, liking for
Ella, had resolved to make the legacy,
as valuable as possible, understanding
that the furniture itself would be of but
little value to her. '
A carefully-worded adVertisement in
the ler " as nearest
to Ma) letter to
pack lend your
trunks to the depot, but let all the ole ,
fashioned stuff go for scosliimes.' '
Magnolia had never seen such a sight
as the cottage on the day of the sale:
Every train,brought crowds of fashion
ably attired ladies and gentlemen, pro=
v feasional and amateur collectors, till the,
house and garden were packed and the
road in front of the house crowded,
when the . auctioneer stepped' upon - a
table on the porch and opened the sale.
Ella and Mr. Leigh *ere at an upper
window',' looking through 'closed blinds
at the scene.' Gerald Cooper, with face
I darkened by frowns,- stood leaning on
the fence, ready to make bids for what
be bad calculated to possess more easily.
It seemed to Ella that she must ; be
in a 'dream' . as the bidding grew more
animated. Could that old claw-legged
table actually be worth fifty dollars ?
Was the man who gave. two hundred dol
tars for the carved black .oak sideboard
a maniac ?
,Had she actually beard a
bid of one hundaed liars made for
the high-post bed thatilearly tilled the
cottage bed room ?
kr. Leigh chuckled and rubbed his
hands; Gerald Cooper fumed and fret
ted; and Ella's eyes grew large and
bright as a great possibility shaped • it
self to a certainty. - - •
The patnerskip !
Already she could count upon her
fingers more than doable the sum re
quired. She could go back to Crey ton
and give Harry the five hundred dollars
twice told. It was two giiod to be
true.' She must be dreaming.
She told Mr.. Leigh about the part
nership, as they watched the crowd
stream away in the direction of the rail
way station, ant. received his hearty 9 -
proval and congratulation.
, 'I, will see what it realized,' he said.
stipulated for a ready money sale.
You can get away'this afternoon, Ella,
if you wish,'
• And Ella did get away, carrying; with
her twelve hundred dollars, the result
-of . Mr. Leigh's adv.ertisiug.
'All expenses ate paid, and this is
your legacy,' the kind old gentleman
said to Ella. 'Mr. Cooper has two
tables, three chairs and a cabinet, that
cost him • double what he offered you
for the entire lot.'
And Ella did not give one sigh of re
gret over the fact that he bud not ripe
piece of that 'beautiful old furniture'
when she' put the money into Harry's
hands, and told him the story. of her
legacy ßut . -
Mrs. Gerald Cooper heartily
4 A t s 7
echoed her husbsnd's words of Vitupera
tion lavished on Mr. Leigh, when he
wound up hie story by saying:'-
'Ella knew nothing about old furni
ture. Bat for that old lawyer's inter
saw I could have bought the entire lot
for a hundred dollars, and Ella's life
-long gratitude for my generosity.'
'lt's just Ella Bowen's luck.' Mrs.i
Gerald said spitefully. it I had had
any idea that your, grandmother would
'make a will, I'd have gone to Magnolia
and nursed her myself.'
Queen Irictoril wears a charmed - life.
Her first exposure to assassination was
in June, in 1840, when she' had been
queen but three -years. A crazy lad,
named. Oxford, did the shooting, for
which he was incarcerated in an insane
asylum, at the pleasure . of the - Queen,
the medical-experts disagreeing as to
his responsibility. Two years after, in
May, John Francis, the son of , a
mechanic, made an attempt to shoat the
Queen about the same spot thafQxford
selected, as she was driving down'
Constitution Hill. He was twenty-two
years old. He was hoasiful and egotis
tical as Gnitean on his trial. Very
justly ho was contlemmed to death." .
The sentence at, the Queen's request'
was commuted- to transportation for
life. The clemency of the Queen had
no mpre than been made public, Alen
a third assassination was attempted by
a hunchback youth named Bean: He -
was arrzated iu the act of pilling the
to "a pistol pointed at th'e door
* of tfie Queen's carriage. -He was con
victed as a lunatic and confined. A
pistol, charged only with powder, was
fired at the Queen May 19, 1816, by
-Hamilton, an Irish , brick-lager. He
received seven years transportation.
February 29, 1872, O'Connor, a lad of
seventeen, presented .a pistol at the
Queen, as she was entering Buckingham
palace. The pistol was not loaded and
could -not be used. He held in his hand
a Fel:tier' petition. He was not, held to
be irresponsible, although his mental
condition was unsound. He Was sett.'
Fenced to twelve months' imprisonment
and to receive a public --whipping.
• There was no attack on monarchy or nu
antipathy to the peraan of the Queen,
on the part of any of her assailants.
All were either crazy or actuated by
the'mere desire of'- notoriety. To the
crazy class Roderick McLean belongs,
the.la# to shoot at' the Queen, only the
oth'er day. Popular expression and
cone--4 , llations have been universal
over her sate.
America remembers too
weli her womanly+syi.., i n ' its hv great
bereavement, not to : revolt,.
national “God Save the Queen."
But it -is of no
~ The ring -room Was in use for training
horses and bare-back riders, under the
- direction of the famous Melville, who
is "kisig" of several branches - of athlet
ics. This man and the elephant keep
Mr. Artingsall, are thought to he
.two very tall feathers in Mr.,Barnum's
hat. The new horses are generally
quite easy to train,..a few weeks per
fecting them. The new men, however, _
are embarrassed a good deal by the
eonstant fear of falling, which is always
likely to happen at first. On , this ac
count a skeleton derrick is'set up in the
centre of the ring: A rope is put through
a pulley. at the end of the derrick-arm.
and fastened to the rider's belt. The
other end of the.rope is beld'by an as
sistant. When the rider goes around
the, ring the derrick-arm is pushed
i - around after him by mean's of _a lever.
Should the rider loose his balance, the
man at the other end of the rope holds
on for dear life; and the rider is sus
pended sprawling in the air, after the
fashion of Humpty-Dnmpty in the
transformation-scene. The ring-mas- '
ter holds the lariat; and thus it takes
three men to teach one to = ride bare
back. While this performance was go
ing ou one of the riders_ told a story
which illustrated' ther hardships of a
circus life. Not king ago - a French
1 family of acrobats traveled with.
Barnum, it being, by the way, a com
mon thing for families to remain to - -
gether iu the circus business. One of
the daughters, a pretty, girl and the pet
of the family, had nightly to' be shot
from a cattgatilt thirty or forty feet
through the air into a net spread to
to catch' her. One evening the:machine
:11.18 sprung too soon, and in sonic way
the poor girl's neck was hit, the blew
paralyzing her.instantly and bringing
death in a few hours. Bread must be
earned, though it be eaten with , tears,
and with their new bad of sorrow the
child's family went on with t'teir- work
gh sent an
$1.50 a Year, In Advance.
Esciepc of Otieen Victoria.
Training For The Bing.
While rummaging through the attic
recently Jimmy Tuffboy found an obi
fashioned wallet, empty, of course, but
its emptiness only caused Jimmy to_
smile, , as he said. 1.11 stick some one a
couple o'dollari on this_ or you may
size Me up as being to ancient.' The
next morning as soon as James, Sr., had
gone the following notice appeared on
the front gate: !Found, au old-fashioned
wallet, containing money and valuable
Loaners; inquire within.' Muffling the
door-bell JimmY waited for his prey.
It soon came, a
mild-eyed sort of a man . Jimmy _
opened the door and innocently *. said:
'Good morning. 'gave you lost a wal
let?' 'Yes.' Containing $57,- some
papers and.your card, Adam Goodsell?'
'Yes; that's mine sure.' 'Well, lire
'tis; I don't claim any reward, but the
expense of advertising was s3."Here's_
$5. - You are an honest young man.
Good day.' As Jimmy pulled his
handkerchief from around the door-bell
be soliloquized: 'llia card, Adam
Good sell, five dollars; itia! -
Unnecessary explanation: :Tontine
tor,' nickl6 Lady passenger on the train.
pointing over her shoulder to a man
who was relat i ng his feet on the window
sill behind h;lr. '1 wish you would re
quest that brute to take his - feet ,down.'
'I darn't. ma'am,' replied - the polite but
cautious tick4t fiend, 'he's a memLer of
the Legislature.' _