Bradford Republican. (Towanda, Pa.) 1875-1892, May 11, 1882, Image 1
i i .• • - , . . •" . -.: .- , lib. , . • • . . . . . , . , . . . . .. . , . . , . • . _. - ii0L('010 ii 4 TRACY,‘Publlsheri. . . . . . . . , • , • ...,--:- ! . , , , • .. . , • . . , VOL. VII.. - • ~ ~ . , . . . - 1 . . - - , . .____ . .. .-*F.---, ......, ....---.. , -,.....4 1 04,04, , ,,ribi . 4 abt . -„,..: - -,. • - 9- , .. „,. 1. .-,,-.....,,,,,...,-..,..„....,„..„„....,-.,,,,,,,..,......„.....„,„„...„.„.. . 1 ,. . BARCLAY R. R' TIME-TABLE . . . T4EES EFFECT . JAN. 1, 1882. , , , • . . . ___._____._...-;. • TRAINS - • 'f , ' 'TRAINS' ' 1i , , ' ON 11.111.. 1 1 1 ‘,... Is niiilishe - Every 'thursday, . , ,- i . _ , ; SOUTH. 10 l3ll STATION S,. ' . 1 3 I fa • `--. ,-., ' l , • - Way Ace' ~."- 1 , ... . I Ace' 0.,18 - aV - - AI' TOWANDA, Pa., BY . • Alan. Vont ... ition.imit4 , _,....;::_ , . P.M. A. 11.1 • ' - .. , . . 1.84111,11', 31 - r ir - 0i 0 .)184.108.40.206 - Sr , TRACY - 0.20 9.20 Ai. ... Taw:tads ... Dept 6.171 3.15 . 4 6.03 9.051Dep.•.... Monroe.... Ar. e.351' 3.30 • 6.021 9.641 Ar. -.M0nr0e.... Dep t 6.111 3.31 $1.5() Per -lnituni, in Advance. - 531 8 . 591'" -.. Ilasoutown .. -" • 6.47, 3.35 -4, 5.53 8.541•" :.. Oree.tiwood... "-( 6.521 3.40 - 1 . 5.46, 8.46 , " ....Marlton. ...,! .. i 7.00' •3 47 . *5.35 4 8438" 4 ' Adeertising hates -8 1 % cents slime fur first . 5. ._ *., ....:Ematrait....- , " 1 ' 0 7.111 1 :L54 oo 0.35 44 ...- ..L0nt0ka....,. 4, • *7.15;e3.68 ilc•ettion , and five cents per line for all Butp.e. 531 8.31 „ Lon . ayspeyjuno , , _ ~ 1 7.10 4 4.021 • • -is insertions.' Beading notice adverii-ing 5.201 8.15 Dep. . Foot, of Plane. -Ar. 1 7ffi7l 1 4 4.16 I li cents and line. Eight lines constitute a - s' Indicates that' (reknit do not stop. • 0 and twelve lines ;an tech.,' Auditor's .., 1 %; ~, 1 ~,,veea .4t . .t.50. Administrator's and Esccuior's 2t0r82 '' F F. LYON, Supq and Eng'r. "Barclay, Pa. • ~,,t i c ef f, f•loo, Yearly advertising $150.00 per - - , ~•1111)0.1. LEHIGH VALLEY - & PENNA. AND Tar. lixectadcan is published in the 'I lacy, M. - ore and Nobles Block, st 'the corner of Matit NEW YORK RAILROADS. and lin'? streets,. over J. P. Career's Boot and ARRAXGEITENT OP "PASSENGER, TRAINS. s:-.'"c st'orc. Its circulation is over 2000.' As an TO TARE EFFECT JAN. Ist, 1882. a‘irertisiug medium it is unexcelled in its ire , • lit....liate , t l t. 4l . EASTWARD. .' . . . - •,- :warr:.3. Busliazza Dirzv:ry.• • .?..:,.._, -___:_- _ ---,_-,,=-..=__, STATIONS. : 1 iti r 1 17 */ • -' A TTOR3 EFS-AT-LAW. • • ,, au l u i .. --- , - -- i -i-- . 7 , ;--- -" • _- -___ • f. - Pat., , A.41..A.M. P.M. , ,I.EVEL AND /. IIeDOVERN, (E.- .I. Cierciand Niagara Falls. t • 2. 05 1 7.20 1 ..... 7.15 C.., 1 1 Win. McG,:rfreo., canton, Bradford . County, Budhlo - 2:601 8.25! 9.20 .... l'a, All business entrusted to their care In Rochester ,.•:. 5:15110.05' . ;.-....... Wl,..teru ISr-01ot - dm - ill receice prompt attention.' Lyons ^ ' 6.40005! .., •;, - .pr- , 2-ly . Geneva. 1 6.551#4 . .351 ..... .... ..--: lthaca. ./....1 8.331,1.00' . ,oilrit a: tIILLIS. - Attorneys-at-Law; CLOIO : Auburn ' - 3.15 11.05 1 .., .),. over Powell k Co. - i . ' 0weg0...". ' .?. 8.50 1 -1.351 . _ - (-ix; iFT, J. N., 011 ice in Wood's Block, south Waverly - .. -*-, 9.45; 2.10 9.40, LI First Satiunal Bank, up, stairs. jun() 12,'.8 A t T hreens - ' " 110.10 i 2.30,10.001 __ _ - -------- -. ' _, t '10.15 1 2.34u0.051 ... - pi, , lsr.ZE k. soS (NC'Elsbree anti 1.4 Elsbree ) Whin 110.15,1.. :,:./. office-in liercur Block, Park St. niayl4.7B fluster - ~,( 1, - 1 ,10.251. _ ----- fotranda 040 4613.00 10431 DUCE x oVERTON (Benj .11 Peck and D A Over- iVysanking ~ . `'.i .- 10.54. . I a. t,n‘. O ffi ce. over Rill's Market , 45- 4 73 Standing Stone • • • - ~ . ...1..... 1'1.031., . _. -- - I. ..... 11.10 1 i• - •,,v1 - .ltToli /,.• SANDERSON (E Overton and Jrhn Frenchtown• ~ - 11.194. %,-/ F Sanderson.) Onice in Adams Bleck.julys'7B Wyalusitig ' - 3.ii:;11.361 , - -...,-.. , Laceyville • 1// 1 - 42 3.67 1 ,11. 6 0 i ( .1 ISWELL, IVNI. Office over_ Day on a Store Skinner's Eddy .. ........ . !.. t . 111.5311 IVA • ' . iaprill4,7t3 Ileshoppen .1 ' 4.12'12.101 - ----------Ilelloopany 1 112.16 ILT, J. LNDiZEW . Office in Mean's Blo ck , i'unkhannock 1 r 12.231 4. 35 1 1.00 wi ImPr 14 ." 1 „ I.nOrange - i .1..." 1.10 , ' • 1 . 1.24 rix\ --- LES. CARNOCHAN ,A. HALL. (IV' inatii%•,s. 111//a - a t‘ .... , 11 J_u a nctton .• . . ..... i 1.45 .1..1 - wII Carnd:lian. Ldi Hall.) office in rear .., ...v.-mre.... • ........ • . 2.20 : Went !louse. Entrance on Poplar St• (1012.75 Stamen Chunk ..... ... ... ...1 4.50. - -- - ----- ---,--- Allentown 1 -5.33 I /TIN:CUR. NODNEY - A. Solleltor of Patents. Particular attPution• ptid to business -in Bethlehem 6.05 Easton ' •1 , 6.40 fir,,hang' Court and to the 'settlement of estates. 11 8.40 0.,1 - I,:e in Montanye's Block • 4,345 Philadelphia . New York , ,1 9.16 Pffil, Air c Plit;litiON 4: YOUNG. (/. McPherilin and /CL rOlalg.) Office south side orgerent's rot) ,7tl Vr.IDILL 14: KINSEY, Office corner Main and ILL Pluest. NobWs block. second floor front. Caliee•lous prosOtly.b.ttended to. febl SB. TXTILLINNIS, ANGLE. & BUFFINGTON. (I/ .N VV 3," Angte and £ D Buffington). ofilve west side 4 ,l\ltain street: twii doors north ‘ , l" lrges office. eft tustness entrusted to their prompt attenttou. oct 2G,77 TAMES IL AND JPIIN W. CODDIIiG, Atter •.J eeys end Counsellors-at-Law. °dice in the ...reur Meek, . T. liirby's Drug Store: • july 3, '0 Ili-NEV. J. P. A.ttorne,l-at-Law. Unice in Niontanye's Block, Slain Street. .St t. triIoMPSON. W. H. and E. Attorneys-at law..Towanda, Pa. office in Mereur. Block, .ncr C. T. Kirby's Drug Store, entrance on Main kqrk.4.t. tirst stairway north .of Post-office. All t.u4iness proutptly attended co. Special atten t:,H giv..n to elalins against - tbe United Statea or Pensloi..s, Bounties, Patents. ,etc ~ and to -liections and.sestletnent of decedent's estau.s. April 21. ly HENRY B. DI'IIEAN/ oieitur of roteulo. Government Maims at_ tended to. 116febel. Toll.NSuN. T. 8., M.D. Ogico over Dr. H. C Verters'e Drug Store. feb 12,713 LWTON, DrA . D N. CF.G. Office at P14431/113g ou Diver Street. cornoryeatou St. feb 12.' ADD, C. K., 11. D. °lnc, r4at door above old Lbatik building. on llaiutAtreet. Special at t”utiou given to iliac-um — cif the throat and Ju1y1.9,78 Woublll3B,S. 8. M., M.D. 'face and resi uce. Alain street, north ot Nl.S.Churzh Medical I:xaminer for Pension EirTsattinen i t. 131,22,ti tI:NE, E. D.. 11. D. Oftlee over - .•,unitanye's P Store. Office hours from 10 to 2 6.2. and from 2 to 4 P. I!. Special attention given, to liltil3sCB of the Eye.. and Dioceses of the Ear. oct 20,Vi TOWNER. EL L., 11..D..' liOM<EOPATTLIC PELYSICLCS k StrIIGEON. - 1:., , 1,1enva and office Just north of Dr. Corbou'!! 'dam street. Athens. Ps. ESRY HOUSE Slain st., next'corner south - 1 - 1 . of Bridge street. tiew house and new lurniture..throughout. The proprietor has sp:ired neither pains or expense to making hie first-class and respecting, solicits II share public patronage. !dealt-stain hours. Terms t,asovabis.T: Larße Stable attached. 111,r z. 77' Wit. HENRY. kTESINS POST. O. CS, G. A. It. Meets C; r l every Saturday eveuing, at Military Ball. GEO. V. MIER. Commander. .1 1.. En-ramaE. Adjatlint. - fel) 7, 79 _ • rt!trSTALIODGE, N 0.57. Meets at AI. of P. 1i2.11 every. 'Monday evening at .7:30. In. iurance $2,04:0. -Benefits - $3.00 per week. Aver", age 4u:tug cobti, 5 years esperieuee, $ll. .1. R. not, Reporter. t:E•r. WARDELL, Dictator. feb 22.78 D 11.1liFOltll LODGE:. 140.157, I. 0.0. F. Meet in odd Yellow's Ball, every Monday evening at 7 o'clock. WARREN HILL, Noble Grand. lone 1%75 r. E. No. 32 Second street All ordere V.lll receive prompt attention. June 12,15 UsQUEIIANNA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE , prallo TERNE will begiu .Monday, April 3, I sr•ri. For cataloguo or other . info' , !La address or call on the Principal. ' • EDWIN E. QUINLAN, A l ll. Towanda, Pa. - - VITILLUMS, EDWARD. " Practical Plumber " 4 V • aud Oait Fitter. Flate'of bnainesa in Met , nexedoor to Journal aloe opposite square. Plumbing, .oas Fitting, Repair -I,urupoi of ail kinds. and - all kinds of Gearing Llptly attended to. All wanting work In his 2. , 4 t“,-.llrl give kim a call. finly 27.77 Ressi.LL, C. 8; General i lnilurnuce Agency. .)7.iinda, Pa.' Office in Whitcob's Book Jly 12,7 G OM - - LANK BOIJK MANUFACTITRER Alfred J. Purvis, All work In big line done well and promptly at loircet price. Parties baring volumes in (templets , irill be fur. nifihed with any missing numbers it cost price. *All orders given to is i. Scanlan. Agent , for I:radrord County. will be promptly executed sc. cording to directions. 1 sep94l TAR. JONES' CBEAM CAMPHOR. IS TilE / NAME of the popular Liniment that cures Ithenmatism, Nenralgia,Swollen or Stiffened Joints, Frost Bites, rain in the Face. Head or Chapped Hands, Bruises, Sprains, Burns. Mosqnito Bites, Sting or -Bite of an insect. Poison Vines. - etc.. for Man or Beast vr3311 reliable; and almost instantan eous In its relief. roaring an agreeable - odor it is pleasant to apply. Sall by all druggists. Price q• cu, N. II —This Liniment received a Prise Medal PA the State Fair. 1879. ASA JONES, Prop'r, 1119 N. 3d St., Phila.,Pa. Jan. 18,6-m. • 4 .-. ' .. -?. '--- -- . -:". '- -- ',- t - - 'f - _ -_ , -, - -, .-. -'.-,;.-- - - -,-.- -...-,- t.. ',-- 9' . .. :-_ -, . i-,-...4--e. i . . , . - . . . . - .;,. . %... ,: 4 411 1 ;' • ..;.:-;.• - , . ... _• , . .... • . - , i .. - 11 — , . . , VM lv7/ 21f :144° :,fre&,. '4 - ;,,, ' -'• -. ; _ :-::_. --: - ',- ~- . . A .. , . . ..., )44-4,-,4 . Y. • -lir• . „ . ...., ... . .. . , .._ 4.. ___ ...................._. Arron.NEY-AT-LAW, TOWANDA, PA, PHISICANS ANP SURGEONS HOTELS SECRET SOCIETIES 110USE . AND SIGN PAINTING_ EDUCATIONAL BEI PLUMBER AND GAS FITTER INS CR A SCE: LEM BOOKBINDER, PAPER RULER, Sze. Mil No. 131 Genessee street; ; :>,UTICA, N. Y WESTWARD. STATIONS A.ll:i p.ll - 6.30, i 7.40! 3.40 • 3AO, i 9.60; 4.15 • 94C, ....110.151 5.50 9,50 ....•10.45 6.15 .....54 ( 24 ...• .11:05 . ! 4.- ;,1 11 0 6. .551 7.25 • 1.0817.30' 2.03; 9.45 ....1 1,35; 8,01. 2.25;10.10 • ••••j 8.27 ...,'lO-.32 -.1 3.45'. .. 1 40.41 2.15 8.55 3.01'10.52 9.20 ....11.22 • •...! 9.27, 3.27!11.29 ew.York... Philadelphia Easton..... Bethlehem. _ientown Nianeh Chunk... B Junction, Fzlis LaGrange run.kliannock Siehoopany...., idehnoppen Skinner's Eddy Laeeyville . Wyalusing Frenchtown Rum merneld Standing Stelae Wysnuking „. fonauda Ulster ; .... %thew) Aay ro.. rl y Ef.rnira Owego auburn Itbaca Geneva Lyons ....... Rochester..: Buffalo Niagara Falls No. 32 leave's Wyaltising at6:ooi A. M.. French town 0.14, linMinertleld 0.23, Standing Stone 6.31 Wcsauking 0.40. Towanda 0.53, Ulster 7.06, Milan 7:10, Athens 7:25, Sayro 7:40, Waver. ly 7:55, arriving at Elmira 8:50.. A. N. No. 31 leaves; Elmira 5:15 P. IL. Waverly 6:00, Sayre 6:15, Athens 6:20, Dlilan 8:30; Ulster 0:40, Towanda 6:55, 'WysankingStandin Stone 7.l4;ltutomertield 7:22, Frenchtown 7:32, g arriv ing at Wyainsing at',7 :45., P. 11. 'lrwin 8 and 15 mitt daily. Sleeping cars on trains 8 and 15 between Niagara Falls and. Phila. delphla and ; between Lyons and New York with. out changes. Parlor cars on Trains 2 and 9 between Niagara Falls and Philadelphia N% ith out change, and through coach to and from Rochester via Lyons. . - Wll. STEVENSON, Supt. SATRE, PA.. Jan.:', 1882. !a. A: N. Y. R. B. Lafayette House • Corner &cow( and 1.1 sheets Northwest? near Penraylvania Avenue. • WASHINGTON D.G I, C . Within a square of the Capitol. Street cars pass' • near the door to all parts of the city. Conven ient to the depots. This is just the hotel for Pennsylvanians visiting the 'National Capital. Rooms well furnished, and the clearest and ' best bedtf in the city. Table first class. • Booms and board flout n to $3 per day. gedaced rates by thc; week or month. WILLIAM SANDERSON;' -Proprietor Late of tile Conereaiional Hotel, Capitol HilL ornrw. Towanda 4t. Store MAIN srrnk.Torr, (NEXT DOOR TO FILCH k CO s prepared to - offer a complete assor ment-of DRY AND FANCY GOODS, Crockery, Glassware, WHITE and DECORATED (1111 M. Latest designs and patterns of iIAJOLICA WARE, - BIRD CAGES; , • SATCHELS, &C. . . For the coming Spring 'Wade, we adhere as heretOfore to our established principlethat a qpici; sale with a small profit. is better than a .slow one with a large ,pi.Ofit=and therefore our prices in atly: line of goods - will compare favorable with the prices of any other house. S6rWe endeavor lo sell the best article finqbe least possible .money.. LOEWUS.tk FREIMUTH I loyC.4f .'". -- , A. N. NELSON ii.:: DESLEE IN tr . , WATCHES, _ CLOCKS, FINE GOLD AND PLATED .• 1, ' a JEWELER . • of every rariekroakd Spectacles. sir Patient kteution paid to repairing. Shop in Decker Vaught's Grocery Stare. Wain Street, Towanda - , Penns. -- - : - 11,1489 r...-... I 1 Wgzellmiens 7Advertta** AORWULIVRAL MA.CIEINERY . R.. M. - ..IWELI,F,S, ~. • -1 • incilesalei: and Basil Deal. /:- '',,,_ . • TQAVANDA,. PA. '-. , Unexcelled and unequaled for thbrough prepara tion of MI ploived ground 'for Crops. They will cover broadcast 'grain nearly as well as a drill will put it in, and should precede the grain drill in preparation of the soil. It should be used, by all means, upon fall plowed ground. They are remarkably adapted to rough and stony, as well si for smooth soils. Send-for Circulars; Town ship agents wanted. • WIARD CHILLED PLOWS. These are the very best chilled plows in the market for general purposes, and upon all kinds of ground: 1 ask for fair and thorough test-Vials for these plows in competition with the other lesol chilled plows. The Wiard Plows are warrautbd to be decidedly the beat, and greatly superior to all other plows for hard and stony . ground. I believe nearly every farmer will buy these plows when he becomes acquainted with' their real merits. 4 • 3.4 415 4.30 4.34 SOS 6.13 Farmers' Favorite, Champion, and other Cirain Drills. It you want the beat and cheapbst Drill, give me a chance. AUBURN PARK AND. LUX- 5.26 BEA WAGON S, , With either-thimble skeins and Wood axles, or best whole-piece! •• Anchor Brand' iron axles. well proportioned, well ilnished, and painted, easy running; best in quality, cheapest good wagons in the market, best brake s and warranted in every respect. Call atid sciithem. Enterprise Acijnstsl3le aut . ' Other 5.101 3 1 1. .. 45 5 5 , 4.441 840 5.00' 8.45 9.00 6.56 10.40 8.05 A. 111• P.M. f yon want a first-elassChurn rower adaited to . ycur ^wants I can supply it. Powers delivered at any railroad station. . . INPROVED TOMPKINS COUNTY CULTIVATORS: These 'cultivators are unrivaled for coliven- I once and utility. Are,of nay Mantitacture. For sale ; wholesale and retail.. •• Buy the -Best." "The Best is the Cheapest." • ' Thomas Saworlbitig Harrows. Acinne - Harrows. • These are valuable implements and cheap. ' XX Slur Hyidrumlie Cement, - By the barrel or car-load. Good and cheap. imported Imperial Portland Cement. *is is stronger than the boat American co. meats by three to eight times. For sale in tiny desired ipiantity. . • 7... auilil. - 440ved Plows, Clipper Wt•st, ecitiO ' awl other tirst,.-eht , qi Bevel - Able . CHAMPION BARBED 'FENCE : - WIRE. The attention of farmers is called to this pe superior Barbed Wire. It is .fficient, yet not. .15 dangerous. It recommends itself at sight. Send .23 for specimens and prices, it • .30 BEST PLATFORM WAGONS. OPEN and TOP BUGGIES, of best stylecited make. All , warranted?' CARRIAGE, PLATFORM , I , VAGON ,and BUG GY TOPS. Good snit very cheap. • } CHMN PUMPS. ,00 Good and cheap.' Easily get. eend for prices. 40 MIXED PAINTS. First quality, cheap; war ranted. LUBRICATING OILS. HEAT'S FOOT OILS. in any'quantity wholesale and retail. - good and ' cheap. • 1 8130 2 12 .1"....: 9.43, ....i.l. 3, 3.0& 9.50, 3.461 ' '....!10.14' 4.03'12. .+,l - l io.ln .... 1 12. ' 110.37' ... 1 12. t - C • - ; 10.44 .... , 12.30 ••, •••, 1u.54.. X 12.37 .'..:1•.59,4105: 443'1''.46 ~ ..; :11.17 , 4.55112, -- *' • ' '11.'26 ....-.* ' 1., ....., .. ! I 4.301 1 . 3 . 5.1 C 1 1. .., 4,40'11.41; 5.20 1. .. i 445111.50! 5.50 1. , 5.25 1 .12A0 6.15 2. . • 1 1 .291 . -... I G. 25, 4 ..1 8.1'..0, ....-; 9.35 ':. . 4 6.10; ....I 6.40, .!. ... j , 7.41' ' . - ... 14 4:141 .., . ~I. 8.40: .... .. ; 840 ...1.:9.50! 6.10 9.40 .. . 11A0:' 8.10'12.05 8, ...: 1.03; 9.25 1.08 9 , . Y.ll. P.M. A.M. A. Pulliam's Wagon Bolster Springs very &rirable. . • • • -' • 'THRESHING MACHINERY Of beat and leading- kinds. Mcinitor Traction Road Steamers, Millet's New Model Yibratiiig Threshers and Cleaners, .Ilarder's. Wheeler's and Gray's Horse Powers, Threshers and Clean= era. I would call the attention of threshermen to Gray's machines. ` • SVLEY SPRING TOO I HARROWS, LEATHER and RUBBER BEL NO and HOSE, CORN. SHELLENS, E 'ED' CUTTERS, • LAWN MOWERS.' -; TONPKINS COUNTY 'LEADER WHEEL BABE, U 8 BEST AND LF.ADISO 'GRAIN DRILLS. Best Guurn Powers For either one or: two horses and interchange able. Thtse takes have no atiperior, and aro adaptedlo a greater variety of work than any other. They are well made, durable, easily hand led, and good in every particular. , Warranted to give satisfaction. 4 . N. deliver free of freight the most of my goads at any railroad station. Call and seamy machinery; or '-nelad for circu lars and price. ,('' It.. M. ' WELLES. ' towanda, March 22, 1882. And had 0 25 CENT;IMINNgk3 teb23-Gm • - "-EUREKA 1 :0 1. 1 1 4 MARBLE WORKS r fif _ 7 4 „• 1V YSAUKING. PA. GEORGE OTT, ;e Iles Marble Works located at Depot 'near o Ploilet's Brick Store. and is prepared to far nish as goOd quality of Marble as there is in the country. li3rl manufacture' MONUMENTS &TOMBSTONES ' Grave Yard Posts, Railings, &v. And I sell fifteen per cent.- cheaper than travel. ing agents do. ooOd satiataction guaranteed, and all jobs put up properly, ' 1 I can furnish all kinds of American and foreign marble. lam enabled to sell very muCh cheap. er ,than any other firm because, 1 - do my own work. Those wishing anything in my line are invited to call and see for themselves. Feb. 16, 1882 HOTEL 'FOR SALE.—I• offer the American Hotel property for sale at I great tairgain. The Hotel may be seen on the corner oftiridge and - Water streets,ist :Towanda borough. It is one of the best and most *antral locations in the place. There 'is a gm:Wilma connected with the 41roperty. The. tree -bridge and new depot near to it make this zotei desirable for say one wishing to engage in ;he business. A good active min with a small captal can pay for the property in a short time from the profits. It was papered and painted', new last spring mid is now in excellent h condition. JOSEPH G. PA'TTOH. Towanda, Pa.; Sept: 22; 1881-tf... • _ . STOW ANDA.: BILAD' FORTY COUNT TA.; t• • " • - • ; - ".• Lora carne . to Floss Wang for stto*or ' 1 4 1takwould of flowers be undisputed queen, -424 lily and the rose long. lonchadb:en Strati for *it high honor—Bards orpower .111 ad sung tbeir chants: ' -.The rose can never , tower l ' • • / Like the pals lily with hp! June mien." • "But is the lily lovilier ?" Thus between Flower factions rang the strife in Psycho's' bower. "Give me a flower delicious as tho rose, , And ststely swthe lily in hsr pride." "But 'of what color? "tote red," Love, 'first chose. Then prayed: "No, lily white, ot both ,pro• ' • vide," ' And Flo;* gave the lotus, neared dyed . And lily winte, the gseenliest flower that blows! —Pros Lrgends ef Hiadoastan. THE MESSAGE OF THE' (LOSE. se-- Elbe gave me a rose at the ball to-night, `. And I—l am afoot I suppose, For my heart beat high with'a vague delight; Rad aho given me more, than the rose? • thought that skis had, for a littio,while, Till I tiaw her—fairest of dencersyr Give another rose; with the same'sweet To another =so, iu tho Lancers. • Well,-roses aro plenty and Mulles not nee; It is really rather audaalous To grumble because my lady fair is to other men kind and gracious. • Yet who, can govern his way Ward dreams? And my dream, so precious and bright, Now foolish, broken and worthless seems, As itlades, with her:rose, to-night. rallt . ic e I garo him a rose a re' at the hail to-night-- A deep red rose, with fragrance - ) dim, 1 And the - warm blood re hod to my .cheeks with fright, I could not, darn not, Itoh at Lim For tho depth of my soul be seemed to scan; Ills earnest look I could not bear, So I gave a rose to another man— . • Anyone else-4 did not care. And yet, spite of all, be has read, I know, My message—he conld not hays mitiseil it: .For kin Faisal held to nay bosom; to, And then to my lip,, while I kissed it. • —Bessie - Chandler in The Centu? AT THE -LAST 310MEN:T. It Was — a large, sombre :apartment, that old library, and :long bercrti the' darkue . As had closed; Without,. hhatiowh were gathering in it.:; and corners. • There had Been a r-liniver,iand the.ivy, which had fir Live years climb• Unchecked about - i the north' gable, now, weighed down by the hurtle:, oi rain-alropv, hung in G a glistening ina;s over the bow wrthiow.. O.t •ine ai , :e late-hlrmsoiniag I-Oat:knish". bent across the panCs, with osiL single . rert?ttinitig pile blossom drooping from its steal. ia the green mortice. , library-eh:lir, hail been, hit tinele'r; gtiz:ng around - the once fantiiiar reran. Nothing .was changed .thia-tine years lie. • • It w as jute there, to the left, that Hitt( had stood, with the mingled and bit atuiut on her golden hair, and lighting np her sweet, pute faee. A gruceful*irk, fait. and sittul e r as.la lily, geasamerichitk, and with no ornarnet t, idphaelted a alustur of thirst! roses and plaeed.them • - in her hair. He remembered the aot, and the blush his whispered words canted uer cheek. And then suddenly ha..l • chile a rustle of Bitt: and a gleam of je4ll, and Miss Lester had .f.i.Scinated hiM with her'superb beauty, and had `s t at.i.daa off to the waltz with scarce - a WOO Of apology. to Lilian!. She was only a poor clergyman's 10:tughter, acc.mtpanying her invali 1' - !I • • InOther to this neighborhood for; the of its healthfulness, and there was n9 -necessity for a brilliant belle, such as laabei Leiter, to --stand •on ceteMony with her, Alas for Gilktert's thist"pure love uuder theiutluence i of this new..euchantruentd He thought new of how she had. kept him beside . he.r throughout !Oat even--I ing—had cattiel hint away, next day, to the gaieties of thecity,_and had there held a the to her arts, ; until suddenly the spell was - broken by her rejectiug his offered hand for'that of tin infirm old man whose only 'recommenr dation was that his wealth far exceeded his own. Then hiS (Ice had been 'op:lied—lie had seen hi: idol of clay —a,a, `with .a bitter regret and • reniors:c his lit•art went back to his yIJ love. .1- • At first,: Shame- is\til withal him, but when he could uolcinger restrain him self he wrote to Lilian. ;The letter wai .uuopeued, with the information that Mrs. Ashley 11 and her daughter had left Easteliff. . • ' tie subaeunently succeeded iu tracing ,t them, but. only to again lose sight of them. Mrs. Ashley. was dead, and hi , r daughter hail - gone abroad" as English governessliti - some educational inatiture. In the adjoining apartnieut u bright lire blazed, and a cozy tepast awaited the appearance of "the moster." • Suddenly the ivy_branche-were swept ' I Aidelica - te White' hand reached up and drew down s , the,reSebush, and • when it sprang to its former position • the pale, pink blossom was gene. '. Gilbert arose..and stepped to thik win-; dow.. Could- he be 'dreaming ? • A woman's form stood amid the wet weeds without and a fair, sweet ,face looked up at him. with startled, ey es. It had not the fresh, girlish look that he rOtenibered; but still it was Lillian's lace-LgraVer, tweeter and more matured in womanly loveliness than five years ago. Gilbert threw open the window.. 'Lilian Ihe exclaimed, breathlessly. almost doubting the reality of the vim , ration... ,; e of GEOhGE OTT: siChOjERIOUNT OY THE PEOPLE BY.Tai -1 1 , 2011,Z irm-FOR PEOPI4E." =I She colored up to her teniples. 'Mr. Steele !, I did notlinow—l bad no idea of you being here!,'_ The coldness of he: tone revelled biro to hicuaelf. ' ariived only this morning- ,I - have had no time to make inquiries, and was as ignorant of your presence in . Easteliff as you of mine.' ' . - 'And you think, doubtless, that I have taken a liberty in - trespassing on your, premises,' she answered with a smile. 'But, returning from a walk, the rain overtook 113 e. and! ventured to ems these grounds, Ilia a short' cut to the village.' 1 • Was this all ? She made no allusion to.the rose which she held,earelessly in her fingers. . : , "_. , :,:1 , . , .;,•; - 'l ,- ;_'',;' , :;. , :`.!_i ; ';',.: 7 . - ,;' : : , * , , , :: , E?: : t . .;. , ‘ - : - : -.l', :t i. : ; ;-" - X 0111 ! lie to' fie 0 0 0 ew Oriel& this gtoeuliar,i. Le said; as , she gistbered up her are" frees , the damp weeds and grass. So they walked again along.tbe path-, way - Where they 'hid lingered - together on happy moonlight nights long ago. • Ektfinddenly and unexpected was the situation, that Gilbert, at least, cotild searely realiz3 it. It required a strang effOrtto keep - dowik his feelings, add to speak in the cold, conventional tone _which his companion assumed. He could not blame her for forgottiug or ignoring the past. Had he. not de semi it, by his weakness and folly ? Yet looking upon her now, is her fairlaud young wonianhood,•he realized m're that ever - what he hadlOt. qinutierlidood long ago, that you had left'Eastoltif;' he romarked. 'Yes, Iso l a returned only some weeks since. My -sister's health required u change of air,. and, remembering,. how my dear-Another had lima betrdittiql by the place, Ave came hither.' . He put aside a laurel t.raucb which dropped over the pathway. But a twig swept rudely aerosi Liliah's haul undi . tore away the petals of the rows Which. she held. • 'The last of the -summer roses,' she said, dropping the f e .,fleisrstrw, 'Not so,' he answered, almost eager ly. 'There are still buds left upon the branch. Let Me replace this with a fresher `bloom.' . wade no answer. They walked quietly - along the lane, 4inch now merged into the village street. 'Laura will wonder at me .being so Lidau said, as she paused at .a lit tle wicier-gate, in -front of u potty, vine-covered cottage. • 'Miss Ashley.' Le said, with some hesi tation, 'I prowis,d yon Some roses. May . t bring them.' She raised Ler eyes b i ttadeniy and colored. _ . 'Perhapl you Lot 1i ow. I atn not now Mis-i Ashley, but Lilian MI ui lieu-t, but a Snionieut before so bright with a new-boru hope,uow eAuk like 16141-; but lie auawered quickly: 'No; I had hot beard of your mar, .. • Aulthen bu . fouud Linraclf.stauciug . alone ou !the street, wl.itig vacantly on the door whieli bad closed upori an 3 awakened dreams of happiness, • A woLoi .with it basket ou her arm, stopped at the gate and looked at him curiously!. . 'ls it M. Warring that .yon'in want-, inri sit she inquired resptetfully. be answered, abruptly. tho seivaint paased iu, and closed tln. gate after 'her. • , A4igltt shone suddenly from the loam er 'win4ows, where until now 'it had been dark. The curtains Wqe not drawn, and from Lys .position outside I the garden-paing, Gilbert bad a view within. He saw Lilian take - Off her hat, and. Standing ir. front of the ,ifift; with her hand resting upon Abu low mantelpiece, gazt dreamily. dowilward. It was the attitude he remembered of old; . 'and the light lit up' her fair face and golden hair as on timer/eta:lOn the how-wiu doW, when Fie: laat been her. • A door opi : ned and she turtle(' quick. ly. Theie entered -.a, ba4clsome, digui lied gentleman . I.;apers in his hand. • He smiled O 4 1 teeing- her, and she puslied,towarit i him an easy chair, and turned' to the Windows to draw the cur . t3ins. ~• •i - -: • • • . . Gilbt•rt liieole, With one - lingering , igliince at the. Liee which he felt that he must nev - 0 again look upon, turned away and rbtraeen his *steps to hissoli tary hothe. :;: V : , . Days passel: r .The old housekeeper and servant..;who had•heen, congratulat ing thenaselv'ea on their young, master ; having eatne home 'for gond,' :Were sur 7 prised to find that he was again `making preparations' for going abroad. If ho would stay, and settle down and get 'parried, he would be happier, tti v ey s;lid. . . . . It was 'a dify of Indian summer when lieidapted for-a. last solitary stroll about iii4 , grimudgustinetively his footsteps inio the pathway which he andt Lil int; had travelto togeth*.but on bear log the village-lie ttirnepff into a re fired and bowery laueeiiiiich ran be tartan two-rows of gardena bordering parallel strezts, Soft gi•ass tufted the ground, and branches-of tress; laden with autumn fruit, appeared above. the walls, In one of these gardens., us be idly pasxed along. Gilbert beard the merry TOMOS of children. Suddenly, iu the midst, c me a note of distress. 511.1, MAMMA ! 1 can't get down —4 can't move I. My `hair is caught on the apple-thorns 1 Gilbert looked up: ' Seated cm the low brunch of a tree in great tearer and distress was a fair-haired little boy, who, ou seeing.him, : called eagerly :' 'oh, please help me down I' IPleptse open the gate and help me 1' t. -The gate was instantly opened, and as Gilb_rt hastened to' the assistance of the child, he fonnd himself face to faCe with Lillian. It was no difficult task to break the light twigs on which the child's long curls had been caught, and to lift him to the ground. With deft fingers Lilian untanglet the golden mesh. - 'Now thank Mr. :Steele,- you little Absalom !'she said, playfully, 'and don't again venture to climb tre . as until that golden tteec' of yours is shorn.' .• will go and tell, Ininams,' said the child; and he ran off: to Gilbert found bitaself *gain' in the presence of her whom hebad resolved, for his own peace of mind; never again to see. - think .I must bid .you adieu b,ere, Mre. Warring,' be said quietly. ' leave to-morrow iorEnrope:' ,Talso leave to- . motrow;' silo answer ed, in a voice as calm as his owe, for home.' He held out, his band; bat when she gar btra,his fingers involuntarily dot ed upoiritwdth a firm. strong clasp. -i:.: ; *.TU:Tk.D4Y:, - ,X4T , 'L , ..1. 7 L.158‘4. iffill up, and ner,eges, moist witb team, Met bia. That glance un manned hint. he' exi4l o -, passionately, 'I would gWo ban of my life to be able to undo thepast five years.' Spine one coming down itie Outlen walk tailed: - „ ! 'where are you ?' 'lt is your husband,' said Rabat, bitterly; ati he caught sight of the gen tleman approaChing, 'There—go, and good-by . , But she looked up with a gaze of aux , price, which arrested him. husband ?' A deep colored flush ed her cheek as she added! hus band died two years ago.' She r could almost have heard the great throb of his heart. 'And you, Lilian—yori are free ?' The gentleman--=' the same that he had seen through the- parlor . window—now) came up, and Lilian introduced them. 'My brother-in-law, .Mr. Warring.— Oily, this gentleman is an old friend of mine—Mr. Steele, of Lester Manor.' Gilbert shook haude with' an unwont ed cordialty, which at once ' made two fast friends. It is wonderful how suddenly, upon occasion, our ,feelings will change towar3 a person. . 'He learned that evening how Lilian had been induced, by the advice of friends and her oivn pride and despair in losing Gilbert's love, as she i thought, -to wed one who loved her, and wii'mn she tried to lov.i in return—the brother of her sister's husband. Blit she hui never been able to forget her Bret love. Gilbert Steele did not go abroad. New arrangements were made. Thu old manor, bongo assumed a bright an' cheerful aspect; and the last rose that blosslined on the bough before the li brary window was worn • on, the breast of Gilbert's bride. want you to wear it, dear,' he wish you to look as you did on that evening so long ago, and we will forget all the iioliappy years since,' And she, looked up, fiaid, with almost an expression of awe: 'Had. we parted a moment earlier,' Gilbert, we might both have been un happy forever. One fate turned upon that lastmoment.—Saturday/ Eight. Coffee vs. Lager. The following item from the Carbon county Democrat carries a lesson with it to those who are laboring in the tem perance cause. Eternal vigilance is the Price of reform: "Intense was the ex citement created by the temperance' crusaders of Catasanqua. In the hope of promoting the cause and doing good the crusaders resolved upon an - earnest effort to defeat all applications for hotel and resturant', licenses, via to this end remonstranees were circulated and signed by many men, women- aid children, and a lawyer wita•craPloyed to present them to the Lehigh i County Court. And a number of ladieS \ teered to make coffee, in , abundanc::.,l and furnish vlunch. and carry it to the men employed at Alio furnaces, every morning about 10 o'clock, hoping thui to convince Them that sort 'of refresh , tuent is healthier and better than beer . and sweitz4. After carrying on the • coffee-eampaign for a little while 'the ladies, gradually, one by one, became tired of it and dropped out of the ser vice, and one by ono.the men renewed the habit of going for their beer lunch. On Monday last the Catasanqus lawyer put the remonstrances against granting licenses into his overcoat pocket and proceeded to Allentown. His coat eon- tabling the big remonstrances was hung up in' the !Lite! whera he - stepped, but when the. Court House bell wits ringing and.when he was going to. get the precious document out of his boat pocket it ;;wasu't there—solve;.. wicked onefiad stolen it, and there being no remonstrance and no: witnesson baud, the Catasaugna licenses were all granted,. beer was victorious and bufft4e 14,43 pro nounced a difficult beverage is the borough of Catasariqualt Relies Found Ia a Roman Tower. A Roman Tower, discovered ,iu the Sablon quarries in Lorraine has been partly unburied and searched to the depth of about five metres. Tina walls ere is a good state of preservation,. , being constructul of white stone and held together by tP,-five red -cement, harder than the stone itself. Anuinber 'of interesting relies have been found .among three rains. Outside the tower iasonae fine sand to the depth of 1 en. 50., while inside a layer of dark earth contained some large pieces of tile at dl bricks of rather extraordinary d.men sions. Ai the Romans paid• taxes according to the number of their titles, they destne.l it wise to have them made as large as possible, and these sped menh measured from Om. to 15 Om. 20 iu length, and 003. 3 to Oni. 10 iu thick ness. :They are in splendid "Audition, being Of a bright red color, and having a metallic sound which indieates the - ex: cellence of their manufacture. The Romans exposed their tiles to the air, allowing them to dry before placing them is the ovens, where they were subject to the highest heat, which, however was only reached in sloi and progressive stages. France ivas well wpoderlduring the Roman epoch, and for that reason the manufacture of tiles, and bricks presented, no difficulties. A number of 'statuettes and coins and ins:Oriptions to pagan , deities hav,b been brought to light,-and they tend to show that some of these relic; belonged to the legions stationed is Lorraine from the year 50 to. 300 of the Chri.dian, era: The tower io vaulted; and-is supported or masonry in the forM of four arches. —American, .Register. , My daughter. was that not rather a trifling present you gave pout father?' , Why, papa you know you' could have had anything you were wi lling to pay fort,---Boston Transcript. John, said , the teacher, l I am very sorry to have to punish yon. then said Johnny,ceanse it always - caskets me feel bad,-too. Then ;we'd both be ,sorry, you did it. Lowell Citizen. *-74400.0:4. Come op - to COot One evening. above Lewisburg, on the Mississippi, ,began Captain Pat* Boyton, was on the lookout for .soma place where I could atop, or for some persOn from whom,r could obtain in formation, when, near the bank of the river, I discovered smoke issuing . from, the chimney of a small cabin. I hauled to and blew my bugle. For some time the smoke issuing from the chitn:pey was the , only sign of life. Finally a teen came walking down leisurely, 're girding me curiously. 'How far is it to Lewisburg?' I asked. 'Ws a putty good 'distance.' But how far do you callitr.'l don't call it.' I Confound, it, man! is it two, three, or four thodsand miles?' 'I reckon its one of the num bers.' Then I realized that I had met a kinsman of the Arkansaw traveler. My-irritation, which had an first been I exhibited, subsided, and, desiring . to get as much information as possible, I. asked, poiuting to a bar, 'Which side of the channel shall I taker Eiiher side you please.' Which do you _con sider the better?' am not attending to . other , peciple's business.' Which side do the steamers take?' It's owin to what paptain's atioard."Well, bring ing the thing down to a point,. hot long wilt it take me to get to Lewisburg?' ter•hoa>fast you travel.' My fri'and, Ithink you are the d—d'at fool in ArkanFas.' 'An' stranger, I think you are the devil coma up to cool off. Go home.' A Texas Wedding.. Edwards keeps a restaurant . at Mon run's p.finp:or Tunnel No. 1, • near the 1 Pecois. - :Adair is a Brackett saloni keeper. .111 Wards hasia daughter wholl is also the bride of The viyed cling toole,Place clandestinely Monday) evening last: . the bride returning quiet ly to.her borne after . the .ceremony.. Thursday Adair desired to claim his wife. but the 'old man had heard. of tile wedding, and ` seas waiting around with a Witichef.der rifle, which • rather com- I plicated,the situation. During the clay, however, the bride eluded the vigilance of thd 6141 gentleman, and joined her husb4d, who was whititi'g near by, with e bhggy, and the, two started' away; but , the irate iatheikla-law was close- aller ' thetr —so . - e., 1 :134 that) ; one &hot!from his Winchester lad ,the horse in his tracks. anothcr imbedded - a bul let in the buggy, and two 'others whis tled uccOmfortably close to the happy couple, who started- to run away cn foot, the groom firing a salute at the old man as 'he retreated,' Vie young lady was finally captured. and Pdwards and Adair;retreateld with • the consoling thought and determination tp,get even with the 011' !ma through ittie Melinm of a charge against him of `iia'sault witlOntent Anio rito Express' • Impolite as Get Ot. . . Thq . olter . day on the. G4ntral Rtil ;way we sat next to a cdttrse voiced :woman; with nose and eyei - which look d as if made exprersly foing ; into other neople's : basiness, 4 7.4(*a form. which indicated that she - 114.d found, the business a thriiing one. oppositc sat a . handsossio young lady is an elaborate sage green, with an eleggut copy of alemarch on her lap. The sharp voiced woman stared at her very huy3, id' a good deal, and leanito , over coba mehced a conversation idthis way. 'Byok agent, I see! Have good luck?' 'You are mistaken, madam, I 'am no . agent ' ' (much astonished), - ‘,. `Ton go to school, per'aps?' . • • 'NO,' (with a smile). •iit i mi don't? Thought per'aps you di i ti ' and looking her over as if stie thought she was not making pro gresi, he spied ; a heavy gold ring on herlthirdlinger'of the left Land anti commenced again: `Yes.' `- • „, per'aps?' '17?.- - Vt, with a' glance 'at. a tall gen'tle - man,wl.o stood at the rear . end of ,the car, tallamg with the conductor. • `Ohl and these . are your wedding fii ingsil. Might have known it,' running her eyes from the jaunty hat down to the "dainty French kid boots. Akins and forehanded?' •114 - usband has the same numbfer of • hancs t y Ot,lier people, imidam,' said the , vt-ry sharply, making the 14st of tier way to a vacant. seat at the other en;l of the car, while the inquisitive woman settled back as if she was-wrong ed at übt having met with her usual success; and exclaimed: 'Some pi:ople do act as irnpelite as get out.' White Specs in Butter A 'good deal of trouble is niet with in win*r dryi l ug from the -presence of whiteOpeeS of curd. in butter. One cause qr these is the too long keeping of the . befere it is skimmed and the thickeViug o the milk that is mixed with kfte crehm. The pieces of - curd rnO becoard and solid when the cream is.viarn preparatory to churning, anti these floating in the buttermilk are tak-( en out-or mixed with the, butter, add , spoils:its appearance unless they are laboriotisly picked out. 'Another b.. use is the forward state of pregnancy of the cow. me cows only will have these curdy pirticles iu the cream, but will al ways; \ 9ave them when within three montlor i of calving. It would to well to disposer the milk of such cows in some other way thanby *tiring it with ibe l other To avoid the first cause the t4peratnre of the milk room shouldibe -kept at about GO degs, and the' milk should be skimmed,the third day after setting, at the latest, and churned no later than the fourth day. A few4tours before the churning the cream jar should be set - in a lub of water at 8o °IVO degrees_and be warmed—be stiriedlo warm it evenly ---to 70' degrees. Three hours of this temperature will thicken and ripen the creaktn'and bring it into good condition for Al t h:011g.l Before churning it should fall degrees, at which temperature it shod go into the churn in the winter season 4 - EMU ',Row to Dateet-Arsenie Esters. 'Whenever you clap you eyea cm a woman us plump as a partridge, with a whitencs,- of complexion, ' puffy ;eyelids and swollen shin, you've. found _at *intim of the habit,'says a .phyorciau of Cleveland to a reporter, in alluding to' the growing nse of arsenieamong the billies of that city: 'lf there is a deli- the city. Young women were- .nermit cafe tinge of red on the cheeks, (1)1 " ted to marry, at will, if they chose to be deceived. Paint, nut . nature; is re- do so; but before they reached the rag sponsiblo for the,bloom, made hide ous ged edge ofold-maid-dom, they ,were and ghastly by contrast with the cormy obliged to marry whether or not. To whiteness of the rest of the face. The secure this end, they used to. have a arsenic eater is rarely downcast or des-. yearly auction of all urmiavried young pondent, come what tnay; for the drug women of a certain age. The most not onlY'affects the skiu, but produces beautiful woman of the company was mental. ezhilaiation. The plumpness first put up for sale to the highest , bid. produced by arsenic 'is not natural. der; thee followed the neit in loveliness; plumpness, but rather a dropsical con - - and so on down the scale. When the dition of the skin, Cessation of the zero point was reached they stilt . kept .habit causes this water-distendod . skin ou with the sale; but instead of the to collapse, and wrinkles 'and sallow- k buyers payiug -for such quality of Bess are the inevitable results. or wives, they were. given a premium for course no woman is willing to submit to: taking the stock off the - .Market, and this ordeal when it may be. prevented, struck off to the man - who would take at the d mere sacrifice of health and in- them for the smallest bonus.. What tellect, by a confirmation of the use of , was made on , the beautieS was - used . to the drug. The inevitable results of the 1 even up on the ugly. If anything."was arsenic habit are hideous and incurable 1 , 4 t; it-went into the city treasury." cutout:ins eruptions and loathsome dis eases of the scalp, falling. out of the hair, dropsy and oftentimes insanity. But what care the footlight favorite, or , -the society belle for those trifling oftei hicOnveniencies so long as they cau l borrow illusive charrias and fictitious beauty for a flitting•day by the use of a ;deadly drug?' The Value of the Roller. It has always been. a belief of ours that the true value of the roller as not beeli_understood, and,*e have received considerable credit kom our coutetu- poraries for our efforts at various times to have this implement bitter under- Stood. What we have bald of it in the past has chiefly had referenCe•to its -119 e in the spring iupassing it ove,r the grain 1 and grass and pressing hack• the plants/ to their normal position, where have been disturbed by the action of the frosts; but as we see farming C• 31 1- ducted during the, znmmer,- we arc . tempted to inquire whether even 'still more use of the roller might not he made with advantage. We know how great is the value of a - well pulverized soil, but we have come to regard mero stirring with a cultivator in summer ii.s pulverizing. It is to a certain extent of course. No matter how roughly done, it is better than a hard baked snri•intl. Under this condition the soil dries very rapidly. Still the lumpy coarse . way is whkii the cultivator often leaves the ground is anything, but puivrizition: We see a tendency in some on trters to favor hard - raclted earth; • biit the ,thorough puls , trizition we! recommend I is a very different thing from A soil thlt is . thoroughly crashed fihe will ; not:dry oat near so fa,t its one which is coarse and lumpy, and this preventation of the escape of ° moisture is as well - worthy of attention as the manure (Ines tion; or any of the numerous ones which are gentrily uppermost. It is,not perhaps easy to carry out a 'plan fi after we know it is a good one; - bat, argly something could be done to keep `the soil from being so coarse and lumpy, as we see it so often aiter oar cuitiva i tors have been over the ground. There r is something wrong either with the soil . implements. We want a elod 7 crush6t} as a boo-harrow; let it be in the form'afc a roller or what it inay.---gernzuntow4. Telegroh. - ;, A LAur's CURIOUS HOBBY. weal thy New York lady who has been a semi invalid fcir some years, and who has been by the seaside and on the mount. tains all through the summers, has filled ono room, or rather its walls, with, all the. variety of , nests common to our AMerican birds. She has a 'numbr Of nests sent her from foreign countries, her hobby being widely knoWn among her friends. The 'room is es pretty as - it is a study. The *its are covered with French blue paper, ' having a deli cate vine of white, and on them, in all directions, hang nests of all sorts and varieties. Some are filled .with eggs, caters are arranged on the twigs on which they were found. ABOUT ALT.SCIATOBS,-7The alligator's mode otobtaining.a living is thus tics cribed: 'He is - a lazy dog, ,and instead of hunting for something to eat he lets his victuals hunt for him. That is, ho lies with his mouth open, apparently dead, like the 'possum. Soon a bug crawls into it, then a ily; then several gnats andacolony of mosquitos. The alligator don't close his mouth yet. He i 3 waiting fora whole drove of things. He does his eating by wholesale.r A little later a lizard will cool hithself under the shade of the upper jaw. l'hen a few frogs will :hop up to catch , the mosquitoes and gnats light on the frogs. Finally a. whole village of insects and reptiles settle down for an afternoon picnic. Then all at at once there is-an earthquake. The big jaw; falls, the•alli• gator slily' blinks one eye, gulps ,down`\ the entire , menagerie, and' ' o pen s his great. front door .again for more visi- Ds& .1. FM TT:DE=I7IAB PARASITE. —Prof. Tyndall makes pUblic in London ,the results of experiments made by . Dr. Koch, of Tioston, on Tubercular disease. It was known before that the disease was communicable, but Koch has ascer tained the exact nature of the parasite which causes consumption. He has propagated it artificially, and killed animals with parasite .thus prodnced. Matter expectoratCd from the fugs of consumptive persons has lieen . found"to be swarming with parasites, which are . highly infective.. Tyndall's object la to protest afresh against legislation which prohibits in England experi ments such as enabled . Koeli to Make these discoveries, but it is hoped that Koch will develoPe a harmless form of the tubercular parasite, which by inflect:dation may prevent consumption; and thus check a mange which accor ding to Koch's calculation, carries: off one-seventh of the human race.—.X. Y. World. $1.40 a Year s in Adnutce. INE .Tn Woirax Qmsnosr.--New Eng. • lanti is overstocked with women,,*bilo Una west bask corresponding `excess of the other sex. A writer in a Peoria paper suggests the revival of an ancient Assyrian custom to epialize matters. te says: "In ancient Babylon they - used to make it a rule to have no old maids in - MORAL , GEMS. A Maseachusetti paper says: - The law permits you to fish for trout now, but it does not guarantee that you'• will catch any. However, it does not 'pre vent you from lying.' Sophrotiia—'Can - the weather pro phets foretell sudden 'rainstorms, in summer ?' They could - could, probably, lif they knew the dates on which Sun day-school picnics would be held. Sonierr i Ile Journal. Adolphus, let us leave the avenue and stroll along the margin of the river. Not any, Evangeline. -No margin for me (Adolphus bad been speculating in futures that week.):—Courier,Journal. The editor of the New York nnes says that Oscar Wilde'a rhymea_ are fit only for the readingof seetatie The mit-liners nil endeavor to got even st:iliug the editor's wife an. bonnet. —Cuterier—JourAal. •' 'He blew out his brains after bidding his wife farewell! with. a gim."trect-• red to the memory of John accidentally shotas a mark of affection by his brother.' 'A piano for sale by a !Ay about to croSs tho Channel in an Oak case with carved „ . •7C , ,insideration: Mistress (on. coming hor4e trim the seAside)—Why. lane, what's bec9ratt of the bullfinch? Jane -Well, you s-e, it didn't 'say and loOked aroopite like,. so .coos pui it out of its misery, an; I 'ad it . stull'ell for my 'at. —New York Post. When reprimanded by hii employer for absenting himself :ram the office for two entire days, Fogg very calmly re piiel that he believed in the office seek- ng the man and not the mau seeking the cflice.-;-Bosion Transcript Griswold' fells of a Denver:editor who, when offeed a book called 'Hours with Shakspeare,' for a half column adver- tise'meut of it, replied. in his paper: 'We never take ours with Shaltspeare; we take our with sugar.' The Kato. Liana syllabary, made up of forty -eight characters, is the simplest. form of Japanese written laiagnage, and is-used in telegraphing, Messages cal . : , t be sent in the character cheaper in jaPiin'i think they conkt be sent inNew England ia 1876. Two women called on a Maine dentist simultaneously, one to have a!1 her teeth extracted and, the other only three: The dentist mistaken-Iy, put the latter under the induenie of the and rendered her toothless. A. jury 'wilt try to estimate 'damages. A boat, destbied to be propelled solely by electricity, has been complet ed in France. The owner, Mr: Trellier, intends to launch it iloulcgue, and to cross in it to Folkestone, in company with ufriend. - The boat is about eigh teen feet long, by about four and a half feet wide. Amateur Printer—There is no regular pastry cook connected 'with a printing office, although sometimes .when one of the hands makeda little pi ha makes the foreman-a little tart, anti then, perhaps, the latter complains of• being 'out of rt 3. —Boston COMM:ITN! Bulletin. • A .young man in Grayson, qoanty, Virginia, recently, while working in a hell of new,ground, struck a bonanza, in digging up silver coip and $358 in gold,'supposed to have been hidden by some one daring the war— a part of that, perhaps, said to have been lost froin the Canfederato money bais vrhen'its army went up in 1865: For the - navy primer; Here is another young man. what has the young man in his hand? The - young man has in his hand a marriage license, Has the young man, plenty, of money? No, the young inan has not plenty of money. What Jwill the young man do? He will board with his mother-in-law.—Courier nal. ' Glasgow, Scotland, is the second city in point of :population, of Great Britain having 750,000: It has upwards of 14f miles of public' streets, the largest ship yards,tind the ~ l argest chemical works in the world, and two ohimnyes—one 450 and the second, :400—which are un equaled in height by any ever. built. Gen. GOrdownow receives considers , .ble attention from the Georgia papers. Among the many hits of gossip about him is an anecdote, the point of which is as follows: When he was about to assault Forts Steadman and Haskell be and General Heth went into a little building to pray. While they were kneeling is a corner saw Adjutant General Sol Beth standing a little `way off. Gordon beckoned young Heth to join theta. 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