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HOLCOMB & TRACY, Publishers. _
1.1 . Published Everi Thursday,
AT TOWANI)A, PA., B
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THE REYDELIOAN is published , in •the 1 &soy.
Moore and Nobles Block, st the corner of Main
and Pine stroets, over J. F. COrser's Bout and
shoe store. Its circulation is over 2000.- AB an
advertising medium it is unexcelled in its lin
7:ur3nda Businiis Dirac:4;ly.
CCLEVELAND S 31cGOVEDS, (E. J. Cleveland'
W.I. ..iftworerni. Canton, Bradford County , .
Pa, all business entrusted to their: care in
Western lirsatord will receive prompt attention.
MITH & SICED. Attorneys-at-Law; °l9c
-0 over Powell s: Co. . _
ONLIFF, J. N., Ottico in Wood's Mock, south
First Sational Bank, up stairs. June 12,',S
WLR,DREE SUN (ti Eis6rec and L Eisbrre.)
•:;.1 Office. in Ilercur Block. Park St. tuayl4,7B
k OVEUTON (Benj s Peck and D A Ootr
tnni. Office over Elilre Market 44-'79
VERTON E 4ANDERSON (E Overton and Jrhtt
F Sanderson.) °Mee in Adams Block. J ulysls
tvi .t.XWELL, M. Office over Dayton's Storq
TrTILT, J. ANDItEW:JZIface In Mean's flock
• apr 14,7 E!
DA`." r.A. CARSOCLIAN k HALL. (lY T Daviesi
rcrnochan,L °Hien in rear
of Ward Eonse. Entrance on Poplar St. (ic12.75
irEitent, RODNEY A.. Solicitor of Patents.
/NJ- Particular attention paid to business in
Orphans' Court and to the settlement d estates.,
ctrd.:e in Montanye's Block 49 , 49 '
Mc PHERSON k YOUNG, (f. itel'Aerson and
W. 1. Young.) Oftlee eolith side ofiderear'n
feb 1.7 n
TrTILLIAMS, ANGLE & BUFFINGTON. (// N
VVaas, E J Angle and E D Buffington).
(Mice west side of Main street, two doers north
et Argus efllce. Alltusiness entrusted to their
care will-rec-ire prompt atton oct 26,77
TAMES IC AND JOHN W. CODDING, Attor
e) ue3-6 utia . Counsellore-nt-Law. Ordee in the
lercur Block. over C. 'f. Kirby's Drag Moro.
july 3, WI tr,
KEEN EV, P. A ttorne) (Ace iu
Montanyo'b Block, 'Maki Strk,
IMP.iON, W. and Attorneys-at
Law, Towanda. Pa, (Alice in Mercur Block,
1 ., v,r C. T. Kirby's Drug Store,ieutrance on Main
Strret. first stairway uorth of Post-ottice. • All
business promptly attended to. Special atten
tion given to claims against the United States
Peusioi.s, Bounties, Patents, etc., and to
ellectious and settlement of decedent's es'Mtes.
April 21, ly
HENRY B. DIMEAN,
tio:lettor of Patents. Government claims at
tended to. 116febS2
PiIiSICANS AND SURGEONS
OBSSON, T. 8., M.D. 01Bea over Dr. H. C
• Porters's Drug Store. fob 12,7$
NEWTON. Drs. D. N. &F. G. Office et Dwelling
on River Striet, corner Weston St. feb 12,77
T ADD, C. K. 4 11. D. mice Ist door aboVe old
bank building, on Alain street. Special at.
Wntion given to diseades of the throat and
WOODBURN, S. M., M.D. Office and .iesi
dente. Main street, north ot,M.E.Churah
M , dical Examiner for renaion Dtrtrtment.
PYNE, E , D M.D. Office over Mmtanye'a
Store. 0111'ce honra from 10 to I/ a.m. and
from 2 to 4 P. M. Special attention given to
Distages of the Eyo, and' Dise;ses of the . Ear.
NER,O. L., M.D..
T. lIONCROPATHIC PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
Residence stid office Just north of Dr. Corhcin's
%tali' etre , Athena, Pa.
Hk:SltY H I USE. Main at., next corner south
of Bridge. street. New house and new
furniture throughout. 4, The proprietor has
*pared if - either pains or iexpense in making his
motel first-class and respectfully solicit* a share
Dl vublic patronage. Meals at all hours,: Terms
reasonable. Large Stable attached. r ,
• mar 877
WATKINS POST, O. 62, G. A. IL Meets
every Saturday evening. at Military
GEO. V. MIER, Commander.
li. Ktrrainoe, Adjutant. fob 7, 79
CRYSTAL LODGE,I:O. 57. Meets at K. of P
Hall every Monday-evening at 7:30. In
cuarico-$2,i00. Benefits $3.00 per week. Aver
age annual coat, 5 years experience, $ll.
• J. R. KITTRIDGE. Reporter.
JElatzE WAIIikELL, Js.. Dictator. tab 22 78
BRADFPUD LODGE. N 0.167, I. 0. 0. F. Meet
in 044 Fellow's Hall, every Monday evening
at 7 &clock. " WARIIEN Hut., Nob/sGrarui.;
HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING.
POST, F. E. No. 32 Second street AU orders
will receive prompt attention. June 12,75
QUSQUEIIANNA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE.
The SPRING TERM Will begin Monday.
April S. For catalogue or other tutor.
nisti , l. address or call on the Principal.
- EDWIN E. QUINLAN, A. M.
July 10,78 ' Towanda, Pa.
PLUMBER ANI) GAS FITTER
WILLIA3I:3,- EDWARD. Practical Plumber
and Gas Fitter. lisce of business in Mer..
cur lilock next door . .to Journal °Mee opposites
Public Square. Pluiubing, Gas Fitting, Repair
ng Pumps of all kinds, and all kinds'of Gearing
romptlfattended to. All wanting work in his
no should give him a call. . July 27,77
RUSSELL, O. 8, General Insurance Agency,
!Towanda. Pa. Office in • Wlaltcomb's Book
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTITRER
Alfred J. Purvis
No. 131 Gsnessee street,
UTICA, N.. Y
All work In his line done well and promptly.at
Pirtiestaving volumes incomplete will be fur
nished with any missing numbers at cost price.
All orders given to J. J. Scanlan, Agent for
Bradford County. will be promptly executed ac
cording to directions. sep9-13
Tit. JONES' CREAM CAIILPHOR, IS TIE
IL/ NAME of the popular Linen:Lent that cures
ithecillin. Neuralgia, Swollen or Stiffened
Joints, Frost Bites. Pain in the Face, Head or
Silue. Chopped Hand., Bruises, Sprains, Burns,
Mosquito Bites, Sting or Bite of an insect.
Poison Vines, etc., for lien or Beast
Always reliable, and almost.:instantan
eous in its relief. Having an agreeable odor it
is pleasant to apply; Sold by: all druggists.
Price 25 cts.
N.B.—This Liniment received a Prise Medal
at the State Fib. 1579,- •
ASA JONES, Prop'r,l,3l9 N. 3d St., Phila., FS,
Jan. 13, 6-m.
LETTER HEADS, (BILL HEADS,
NOTE HEADS, he printed In the beat , atile
the art at the EXPITELIO•II atm
NORTH. • • I AIOUTH.
TATIONS. 3 t. 3
'ay Acc.'• . lAce !fk'ay
auburn • 5.15111.05!
Owego - 8.501 1..35,„ ...„
Elmira ' 9.10 1 , 1.45 9:001 3.45
Waverly 9.45j 2.10 9.40, 4 ig
Sayre • J10.10'1.3910.001 4.30
Athens • ;10.15 '.2.34 1 10.05 4.34
%Man i - 4..40.15 •
Miter 1 . . ; 1 - E
.. r. . . 10.251
rowanda 10 46 3.00 ; 1043, 505
Wyaanking .; 110.54' 5.13
1,....!:":: • .11 1 1 1 : 0 10 3 5.26
Frenehtown ' • ' i ....111.19,„....
Wyslustng „ 1 3.36:11.30 6.49
Laceyville .1.:.111.42* 3.5711.50 6.03
Skinner . ! Edy ( 11.53 6.07
bleshoppeu' l 4.12112.10 6.23
Mehoopany 1,,....112.16 6.28
ruukhannock :. • '4%23* 4.95 1.00 7.10
Lailrange .. I
• I 11.10 7.20
.. • I , I
I I 1.21 .7.351
i..k. 11 Junction .. . . ..... , 1.05, 5.10; 135 "8.05
W... , ....e.113rre.... 11.35:5.301 2.20 8.35
ISaucn Chunk .. ........ .'..: 3.15' 7.35' 4.5011.00
illentown !- I 4.44, 8.29 5.3312.00 1
13ethlellom • . 5.00 , 8.45 6.05 12.151
Easton 5.30 9.00. 6.40 12.55
Philadelphia. 1 6.5510.401 8.101 2.20
Now York 8.05 - I 9.15 3.35
• , A.M. P.M. P,ll . P.M.
... . . •
Allentown .... .. .
Mauch Chunk... , . ..... ..
L & B Junction
Akinner's Eddy.. .......
Waverly • •
No. 32 leaves Wyaluaing M., French
town 6.14, Rammerfield 6.23, Standing Stone 6.91
Wysanking 6.40. Towanda 6.53, Ulster 7.06,
Milan 7:16, Athens 7:25, Sayre 7:4C, Waver.
ly 7:55, arriving at Elmira f4:50., A. M.
No.Bl leaves Elmira 5:15 P. M., Waverly 6:00,
Sayre 6:1 5 , Athens 6:20, Milan 6 :70. Ulster 6:40,
Towanda 6:55, Wysauldng 7:05. Standing Stone
7.14, Eummeriield 7:22, Frenchtown 7:32, arriv
ing at Wyalusing at 7:45., I'. M.
'Trains 8 and 15 run daily. Sleeping can On
trains 8 and 15 between Niagara Falls and Phila
delphia and between Lyons and. New York with
out changes. Parlor cars on Trains 2 and:.
between Niagara Falls and Philadelphia with;
out change, and through coach to and from
Rochester via Lyons.
Wll. STEVENSON, Supt.
Pains, Pa., Jan. 2, 1882. ?a. & N.Y. B. B.
BARCLAY R. R. TIME-TABLE.
TAKES EFFECT JAN. 1, 1842.
M. A. 41.,
.20 9.281 Ar. ...Towanda Dep,
.03 9.05;Dep.. ....-M0nr00....
.02 8.1.4 r. Monroe.... Dep. .
.58 8.591 " Masontown ..
.46 8.46 ....Weston "
.39 *BlB .... Summit.... `.
Corner Second and B stieete Northwest,
near Pennsylvania Avenue.
WASHINGTON, D. C.
Within a square of the Capitol. Street cars pails
near the door to all parts of the city. Conven
ient to the depots. This is just Ow hotel for
Pennsylvanians visiting the National Capital.
Rooms well furnished, and the clealiest and
best beds hi the city. Table first ciao.
Rooms and bor.rd from a to $3 per day.
Reduced rates by the week or month.
Late of the ConifnaZonat Hotel. Capitol Hill.
Jan 11•tf • -
T H. F.
owanda 5 d. Store
.A.I N svr II 143 EYlr,
(NEXT DOOR TO FELCII & CO
s prepared to offer .a complete_ assort
DRY AND FANCY COOK-
WHITE and DECORATED CMNA.
Latest designs and patterns of
- BIRD CAGES
For the coming Spring Trade,we
adhere as heretofore to our established
principle—that a quick sale with - a
profit is better than a slow one with a
large profit—and, therefore our prices
in any line of goods will Compare
favorable With the prices of any other
house. • •
lifitT•We endeavor. to sell the best
article for the least possible money.
LOEWUS £ FREIMUTH.
A. N: NELSON
FIND GOLD AND PLATED
•L. - JEWELER
of oven outotp.and Speotselac air Particul
atoation tabd to repahins. Shop in Decker
s GrooostStore, WAlnllttoet, Towanda,
6.47 f 3.35
. 6.621•* 3.40 .
These simple faits are well
known, - and the -highest medical
authorities agree that tiothing 'but
iron will -restore the bloOd to, its
natural condition ; and alto that
All the iron Feparations hitherto
:trade blacken the teeth, cause head
and are otherwise irrjtsiiotri.
.ughly and quickly assimilate with
the blood, purifying and strengthen
ing it, and thus drive disease from
• any part of the system, and it will
ifei blacken the teeth, cause head
- ache or constipation. and is' posi
, tively not injurious. .
Saved his Child.
37 N. Eutaw St., Baltimore,
Feb. 12i 1880. !
..• Gents:—Upon the recommends•
tion of a friend I tried Boomr's
laoti Brrroos as a tonic and re
storative for my daughter, whom
•I was th6roughly convinced was
wasting. away with Consumption.
• Having lost three daughters by the
terrible disease, under the care of
eminent physicians, I was loth to
believe that anythinge . td arrest
the progress of the di.. , but, to
. my great surprise, before my daugh- , terhad taken one bottle of Booms's
bids Iltrrosts ; she began to mend
and ndw is quite restored to former
health. A fifth daughter began to
show signs of Consumption, and
when the physician was consulted
' • he . quickly ; said — Tonics were re.
spired i" and when:informed - that
' . the elder sister was taking Boom's
loos . Burros, responded "that is
agood tonic, take it."
. .1 9.00'
1104,5; • 10.541
I.OSI 1.30 2.03
1.35 j 8.01 , 2.25,
I 8.21 -
2.15, 8.65 3.01.
L MUIR& CO.'S
3.02; 9.* 3.4 G
.;i1 1 10 511 :1 N 3
Xll.l i 4•155 ,
8.30; • •••i 9.361
6.10 j . 1 ..1 8.40!
7.411 .•.•1 8.14
9.1501 G. 10: 9.40
1.031 9.251 1.08
GROCERIES : ,
The place to ime money b buying amp Is et
They. ravaatfally alumina, to - Vas piths &list
they have a large stool of •
FLOUR, FRED, MEAL. DRAM. SALT. FISH
- PORK. and PROVISIONS generally.
We twill also added to our stock s satiety of
WOODZII WLBB, inch as BUTTER TUBB. VIB
Just received a large stock of Sugars,' Teas;
Coffees, Spices. 11017LSON'S PURE SOAP, the
beat in the , ingest, and other . =atoll of soap
Syrup and Molasses , which they offer at low
prices for Caah. oct 25 77
And had One of Jib
25 CENT, DINNERS
GEO. L. ROSS
Now occupies the Corner Store opposite Dr. B.
• C. Porter's Drug Store, Main Steeet,
with a large stock of
OF , THE BEST QUALITY.
Mr. Ross has Amonika Sivas ON Munoz Syne=
J. L. SchoonoVer is clerk. The two stores are
connected by Telephone. Mr. Boss can now feel
utisSed that he can give the
BEST GOODS FOB TUE LEAST MONEY
BM experience enables him •to select the best
goods, which getound to sell at a' LO W PRICK
You can always a bargain if you
BUY YOUR GROCERIES AT ROSS'S.
goods delivered in the Borough PEEIL
FARMERS will do well to call with their Produce
and get the CUM 205pr824,y.
UOTEL FOR SALE.—loffer the
American Hotel property for sale at a great
bargain. The Hotel may be teen on the 4 corner
of Bridge and Water streete,in Towanda Borough.
It is one of the best and most central locations
in the plats. There is a good - barn connected
with the property. The free bridge and new
depot near to it mate Bus Hotel desirable for
any one wishing to engage in the business. A
good active man with a small aptal can pay for
the property in is short time from the profits.
It was papered and painted new . last spring and
Is now in escellent condition.
RIMINI G. PATTON,
Toiands, Ps.. Sept. 22. 11181-tf.
--,......:T . 07i!ir.4
PLAIN,_.: i I.:
The blood is the foundation of
life, it eirculateithnufh, every part
of the body; and unless 'it is pure
and rich, good health is impossible.
If disease has entered; the system
the only sure and quick:way to drive
it 'out is to purify and enrich the
BROWN'S IRON BITTERS effectual
ly cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion and
Weakness and renders the greatest
relief and - benefit to persons suffering
frtim such wasting diseases as Con
sumption, Kidney Complaints, etc.
flamer Main arid Franklin Strati
KM, OHUILNS. ETC
PAIN FOR SALE•
A hum of fifty arm loaded In the Wrsoz
le% Ave eehlutee drive groin Route borough
Yor tell particulars, address • • I
JAIICES C. FORM.
!ioomentENT or :%BL PEOPLE Br-Tatncalas AND FOB IRE PEOPLE."
BRADFORD Cal Tia", PA., THURSDAY, JUNE 1. 1882.
darlArowed:dineiter at the rani.
• Dear Beioldnot,!thidesiirt sands.
pia daughter of the nod hada.
Of wags plant. pabylon—
O PaPt-elisli thou art to men
A 41064necanprAiii0 military I
I see sad Hagar in thinaeyes.
'he'opeliske ' the pyramids,
Lie Ida benntth,thy drooping Mg.
The tawny Nilo ot Moses lies
Portrayed iq thy strange people's force
And solemn mystery of soriraf.=• , " , --
=is buck abundanos Cl thy hair
Pallslike some sad twilight of June
Above the dying afternoon.
And mourns thy peupleg mute ileirpstr.
The large solemnity Uf. night :
0 Israel, is in thy sight
Then come where stars of freedom , spill -
Their splendor, Jewess. In this land, • .
The same broad hollow of God's hand .
That held you fiver, onthelds
And whether you be right or nay, -
. I Tis God's, not ,fiusela's here to say.
—Joaquin Miller fa &kJ's= Century.
.I.II.LOW.CR FOR TSB D 541.116
You placed this tower in her hand, you say ?
This pure, pale rose in her band of clay •
Methirks could she lift her sealed eyes
They would meet your own with a grieved cur.
She bas been your wofe for many a year,
When clouds hung low and when..skles were
At your feet she laid her ice's glad spring.
And her summer's glorious blossoming.
Her whole heart with the hand you won;
U its war, love waned as the years went on.
U it chilled in the'grasp of an icy spell. •
What was the reason? I pray you tell.
Yon cannot? I can and beside her bier •
Bitsoul must speak, and your soul must hear,
If she was not all that she might have been,
Hers was the sorrow—yours the sin
Whose was the fanit U she did not grow .
Likes retie in the Summer? Do ion know? -
Does a lily grow when its leaves are chilled?
Does it - Vooni when Us root is winter killed?
For ei little while, when you first were wed,
Your love was like sunshine round - her shed;
Then a somethingi crept between you two, •
Yon led.where she could not follow you.
With a man't fire tread you went and came;
Yon lived for wimith, for-power, for fame:
Shut Into her wonien'i week and ways.
Sho heard the nation chant your praise,
But ah ! you had dropped her hand the while,
What time had yoU fora kiss. a smile 1
You two, with the same roof overheed,
Weie as Le spans. the sundered dead. ra
You in your manhood's strength and prime;
qbo—worn and faded before her time,
'Ds s common item This rose you say
Yon laid in her pallid hand ,to-day?
When did you give her, a flower before
All, well ! What nutter, when all is 'o'er 4
Yet stay a moment: you'll wed again;
I mean no repros i ch; 'tie the way of mon. ,
Iluti Dray you tbinl, when some fairer face
Shines like a star Prom her wonted. place. •
That love will snivve ifit is not fed,
That true hearts pray for their daily bread.
'A FEARFUL NIGHT.
I was invited to a lunch party in one
of the inland cities of Pennsylvania not
long ago, midi sriiS much impressed by
the appearancii, of one of the younger
ladies present: I She was not beintiful,
but united • the striking characteristics
of a brilliant, l fresh complexion, and
proinsionof hair, white us snow, which
was wound one , the top of her head after
the fashion of; Madrozo's "Marquise,"
belonging to Airs. A. T: Stewart. She
Was very merry, a good talker, and, I
must confess, I contrived to occupy the
largei part of her attention with the
tendency toward Monopolizing the best
which the moment affords that I am
told is often observed by my fumiliais.
After bidding adieu to the ladies, I
turned todhe lohliging friend who had
beeu my user- at these incidental
gaities of—H, and casually remarked,
after ,talking riomeahat of my new ac
'ffy JOve what hair t It accents her
whole apppearanee. Wasn't she lucky
to achieve it yOung ?'
My friend removed his cigar.
"That dependti upon Low yon look
at it.' • I am inclined to think, consider
ing oil things that she was. I doubt,
howfiVer, if she wouldn't say to-day iiiat
the price was ' rather large. And it was
a pretay big prick.. Do you like stories?
I'm • minded to tell one, if you Ake,
about the white hair you admire so
We went over to the hotel and some
thing like this my frienllioll me:
"You have Lai Klea, you city people,
he interest we euttntty people take in
the courtships of young folks. From
the time S l urry Wells began to sidle
up to - Marnte Clausen at chinch sack's
until their marriage in the First Presby
terian '•chuich the entire community
gave minute consideration to their af-
fairs. Mamio's father, Jolts Clans 4,3
who and is now ti prominent commas
sion mereltaitt, was generally considerel
wealthy. aii has always lived at least
like a man of weans: gatnie was pret-
y and dwahing, a. local belle,auti a grea
favorite. Harry's people _lived a few
miles from town, and they,. too, were
pwple.Of reputation in the-conoty. Otd
Jack 'Wells represented us a fay times'
in the J:iegislature and has accumulated
in one way and another, nandsome
"The marriage was in every way a
suitable one. Harry was educated at
Princeton, and although he bad at one
time the reputation of being wild, he
has sobered down, and was at any rate
such a frank, manly -young Millar that
be was • generally forgiven:, any eiscre-
Asl say, the marriage waa the occa
sion of general rejoicing. Mainie's
father gave her an unusually good send
off, and the'details were sent far and'
wide through the State. Harry bad
studied law, although be didn't ~ have
much -inclination for it, the old man
thinking piditical experience might
serve Harry in that way, and hadiOt
tied into a country- notary, drawing up
deeds and dOing up back-work of that
sort. They lived about four nifias out
of town, an 4 two miles from old 'Tack's..
He had built them a pretty modern
cottage On i tdetachad `portion? of b is
farm. Hat, , had his office, an orna
mental little!structure, a few rods from
the house, and thera they lived as hap
py as two birds. - •
Gradually! Harry picked up business,
and, finally through his father he became
trustee foil the minor heirs. They
-were an odd lot of children, with a half
emu mother and no end to coal mines
and. mild* falestaiellif%';lt w as '
thing for Harry.: *good
it gave a
naturally last man
;The worst-04*e that it
obliged him to en te - i**,,tint now and
then sidle - lie - Motinhx:;Xse" ;Inv imagine
that was good deakotviriting at
the•house of two tXtchli - pnirular young
PeOlde. and four4a l 4 stretch of
road Was generally ::1W! 0 9 Warn.
When Harry had,,tck 46-7,o!ity Maude
would get into hee trbiekeit; , 'iind drive to
towns NO ' th e" n
the Youßg Peoide- 1 4'tick`ont and kieg
her' oerawry. Wiry, always ; 'braided
Hutt site MOO stay, alone.„: , For a law
abiding State. itte 111 4 4 eTiiietty rough
element infit;inid,,.4hotrigli,we haven't
had much to coniplain:of-;here., there is
&general films's, of ODOOOI I O I I.
' One Aiming afteroonViam - had an
unexpected surntnemi:Clgo to Scranton
about a sait - Ooautiotad minor
befit:- mace or,
their property and had -been Making
various collection, which left in his
hands about $4,500. When be found
hb,had to go off at al few moments' no
tide he wrapped up bundle of papers
and his money 'and took them into the
house. Mamie was making preparation
for a pionic they were to go t the next
day, and begged hini to wait until
day after. j '
"Bat, my dearichild, I haveul time
even to go to town, and pat these in the
bank, so you'll have to take care of
t'aece. I'll try and get haek in two days
at.the birthed,. meanwhile nobody will
know that the money is here."
Then he explaieeff to_her the of
the papers and - handed her a canvas
bag, in which wei r the $4,500 belonging
to the minor heir S-
'Whe.re Will I ke p it, H urry,? Be..
t ween mettress p r
' , Just like a wiman.! No; - Bat I
.1( Clare I don't knoW where to tell you.
The most insecure place apparently is
ufteu the ,most secure. Any_ place,
dear. but between !the mattresses. I
leave that to you.' But you. must guard
it, if nccessarv, with „VOAi life, fcir re-
U:Jiember the money ;is not ours, and at
all laniards lam respcinsible. I don't
really suppose there is the least danger,
for no one knows have it. But one,
ought to take proper precautions, and
I beg of you not to admit any tramps
while I am gone.! Tell Sarah not even
to alley; them to stop long enough to
eat a biscuit." •
"MI right,i dear; we won't let the
'tramps have el drink even, and I'll take
care of the money you may be sure."
Harry bade hp wife good-bye and
Mamie gave up the picnic. At the end
of two days she received a telegram
from him, saying he had been detaiaed,
and telling her to get some one to stay
with her for tan days, when. be would
be ut home. She drove into_town and
one of jier . old friends went-,out with
her. At the end of two days she had
another telegram, -saying he had been
detained until the next day. her friend
went home, and in place of Hurry came
,a• third telegram, and so every day for
ten days he was expected Some, and
every day came a disappointing tele 7
, By this time 'she had become ac
eastoined to her charge, which she had
set like a bag of seed beans in a corner
of a dark ciciset opening trona her
The afternoon of the tenth day was
a hot, murky , afternoon. Mamie had
gone up stairs to take a nap and refreah
before dressing to meet Harry, who was.
expected home after the longest absence
'he hal ever made from her.
Aftex a time Sarah came up and told
her there was a tramp down Weird who
wanted something to eat, and who
would' not be driven off.
- "You oughtn't to leave him! , minute
alone, Sarah. Go , down and ; watch
azi4 I will come down and send
She dressed herself quickly and !went
dowii,Mairs, , surprised to find hold late
it had growli. When she reached the
kitchen She found also a messenger
with another telegram which announced
another, disappointment, but the next
day, without fail, Harry wrote, he would
be home.' As Mamie turned into the
kitchen she heard the tramp Ad Sarah
in evident dispute.
"Yea" 'said the- fellow, when i that
time comes your mistress will have
another ironing.table, helping •iou, in
stead, of wearing her Sunday clothes
every day." .
"An' spoilin' everything for inn to do
over. I think I - sea her. -I've work
enough to do," answered honest &trill,
indisposeed to have a chat over her
Mango found a graceless-looking fel-,
low, . : unshaven and ill-dressed ~w ho,;
With a certain gentlemanly instinct,'
rose as 8110 coin° ' -
"I sapisme my girl told-ynit we -had
nothing for yon, awl that it will be a
greet kilidness if you will leave as soon
as possibleil' • e
"Yes, she did fast that, madam, but,
I Wok it *pen myself .to lrlievti it
wasn't so nrgenti
,The truth . is, I'm
very hungry and de ad tired, and I didn't
believe but that Lyon would givei me
something to eat; at least I've waited to
ask you in person."
_Women are soft-hearted !creatures.
Mamie went and got him something
to cat, herself. The daikneas that bad
ben increasing for
,some ,time came
down rapidly and there burst one of
those terrific thunder-atoms that gag
er so suddenly and with such force in
this country. After its strength was
spent,--and- I remember that it was. the
most violent of the season—there fell
, steady sheets of rain that brought Bock
Creek over the bridges before morn
' , Ma'am, it's no nme in talking. Yon
can't mean to send a fellow out in
rich a storm; said t he tramp, u the
three stood on the p orch watching the
sorry, but. I've no place for
"What, in a house like this. It's a
pitY theca isn't a cranny for & stow
away. I was Walking aim' it, wait.
ing for the girl, and it seems to be able
to bold three p e *Ole
"Yon are very impertinent. .1 haw
no r place , for yolk and the storm is al
ready breaking aipty." _
Aa she spoke even the rain came
down in blinding sheets. end lightnin
streaked the heavens.
"Welk" he said carelessly, "we don't
go mnotcon manner's on the road, but
I know I wouldn't , send* dog out such
a night as this. I'm not a-partionlar
chap, -leastwise not nowadays, - and I'll
have to - insist on your giving me some
sort of abetter. if it's only your dog
The = man spoke- with decision.
Mamie felt that after all they irsr
really in his power, and possibly 'it
might be worth while to do civilly , what
she would probably have to do at last.
"I will kcep you on one condition,"
she said. "There is a loaft to the
house, a sort of a l garret, which is very
,Itia closed with a tme
door, and yckt margleeP on the lounge
there if you will allow us to lock the
door on the'ontside." .
"Bless my stars and • garters 1" he
said, looking at her curiously. "I don't
care where you lock the door."
They took - him up stairs, and he
climbed up the ateePiattris stairs. The
women shut the door as he very politely
bade them good night, and they fas
tened, Oa padlock, hearing hini chuck
led toAdmself as be -kicked off his
boots. ' • -1
-ra. take the key. mum," raid Sarah.
Mamie took the key with her and
the two descended to shut up the
house. After they had made every
thing secure they went back up stairsi
"You must sleep in my room to-night,-
Sarah," the mistress said, Sarah drag :
.gad in bee bedding and made a pallet
on the floor, and then, after the custom
of wowed - , they examined the cleats;
looked under the bed and piled - the
chairs against the locked door.' The'
rain.lwas still falling, heavily and the
tight was black as ink. The miutr i ess
and maid went to bed' and, although
worried and anxious, ' finally • went
About midnight Mamie- found her:
self awake_ and a bright light shinieg
in the roorn. She ' , tatted up and saw
that it was i the moonlight. The storm
had cleared away at last. She got up
unable to compose herself immediately,
and went to the window. •Tile _ moon
was indeed shining brightly. , As she
stood looking at . the peaceful scene be
fore her she saw way down the toad,
for it was as bright as day, several
horsemen. It 1 was such an unusual
sight at this hour that she stood watch
ing them is th6y l came nearer. To lier
surprise they 'turned up the lane lead
ing toward the house, and on reaching
the gate came into the yard.. Now, al
meat parsdyzed with fear, shri saw that
they were masked. A The truth rilmost
blinded her. They knew that she was
alone, that she had this money and
they had come to get it For a mo
ment she was paralyzed. She remem
bered Harry's- last words: "You must
guard it' t with your life if necessary:"
She ran to the sleeping, Sarah and
awakened her. She got down Harry's
rifle, Which he had' loaded and. taught
her to use. The sleeping girl was 'soon
thoroughly awake, and she explained to
her their condition.
"It's the tramp that's done it." .
'.,The tramp. No, Sarah. the key to
the attic." .
She flew up the stairs, unlocked the .
padlock _and opened the trap. The
malt sprang up ut the sound.
‘-aConie, come with me." His own
senseri"alert, and hearing the noise of
the horses below and• steps about the
house, h followed her . with Out a word.
At the font of the stairs she stopped.
'"I bate a large allM of Money .in the
house a nd those men have come to get
it, thinking lam alone. It = they kill
me that money Mail be guarded."
"What, have you !pistols, slictguns ?"
he whispered, taking in the whole ad
nation. i •
' "Here is : m y husband's rifle." -Is it
loaded ?• - . •
"Hist. Where are they going to
break in ?" The s eps came boldly on
the piazza to the front door.
"Get behind me. I will , fire at the
first man-that enters. How many bar
telaare there ?" :,
' "Six, all loaded.° 1 ~
"Very. well: Keep 'this cane in your
band for me in ease I Freed it.
"There was no storming ,Of shutters.
They heard the key applied to the door
softly. It opened and a man Jallowed
by two othereconfideutly entered. The
first figure walked directly to air stairs.
He had taken but• a step when three
shots came in, rapid succession. There
was a heavy thud; this man dropped
and the other two turned and fled.
lElatah ran` tothe window, and two , bor
sea galloped the lane.
"Don't' faint, madam; there's work
yet to do," mid the tramp. .. -
• :Mamie caught hold of the rail for
support and then went into the room.
"Get ac . andle, Sarah." „ ,
They lighted a candle and gave it.to
the tramp, who went down stairs, the
two women following with brandy and
ammonia. The man' bad fallen back-
Ward and lay with his face up and head
toward the door. ,
"Raise the mask and give him air first,
Mamie ridged the mask and fell back
with a wild shriek. '
"Do you want to know, now why
her hair is white ?" ho asked.
"It yes Harry Wells !" I answered.
"It was that smiling, popular young
"It's no use to ask why he did it.---
I don't care. Motives don't matter in,
each a case. Bat she; Mamie—Mrs.
Wells—she has gray hair. but there boo
trace of that midnight tragedy in her
; I"! believe. Abe was ill for a long time,
answered my friend. "They say small
Pos cures one of other diseases. Well,
some griefs are like small pox; they
cure you of leaser weakqess—tender
ness of the heart, for. example. ' This,
think., was one of , them."
"And the tramp"— ,
i "He and Sarah were of Coil= the
fwititemes at the inquest, The next day'
he was off on his journey, and - I have
, Doer beard of him atm.
MISTING OP INDUZICIDENTO AT PHILA..
The Independents held-their Couven
tiOn at Philadelphia on - Wednesday of
heat week. Delegates were present
from nearly Om county iu the State.
Senator Mitchell was elected temporary
chairmari by acclamation amid cheers
and applause. Mr. Mitchell wade a
brief speech in which he - - said he was
hetutly in sympathy with the indepen-
dent Movement. He trusted that What
was done by the convention would be
approved and ratified by the people of
the commonwealth The work of the
convention. was to ',nominate a ticket
that would recede the respect and sup
port of the republican party.
At the conclusion Ilk-Mr. Mitchell's
speceh the roll of delegates was called
after which the Convention proceeded
to elect permanent officers.
H. C. Foster of Venango was chosen
permanent chairman. Foster made a
speech dating which he said the death
of Garfield was chargeable to the spoils
system. and remarked that political
power hat long been regarded as a sort
of patrimony, to be handed down from
father to soa.
The committee on roles reported the
platform,' the reading of which was fro.
quently interrupted by apPliiuse, which
certain planks, and the spoils system'
The platform_ was adopted unanimous
ly and it reads as follows:
We, l ,:the republicans of Pennsylvania,
who will .nott, stur)nder our. political
1 -rights unit r'ho, maintain the exercise
of our conscience and judgment con
cerning public affairs, having assembled
at a state convetion, make tho follow-
ing declaration of principles and pur-
Resolved, first, We declare attachnient to
the principles of £he republiCan party, to
freedom, union, nationality, equal rights
before the law, the maintenance of the
public faith, protection of home industry;
and we demand that the record which has
been so nobly made shall be nisely and
Resolved, second,. We declare that the
nomination and electiOn of James A. `Gar-
field to the presidency' signified to MI the
triumph of a true reform in civil service
and of enlarged liberty of action for the
masses of the republican party in the nomi
nation of candidates and in. the conduct of
their party affairs, and we deplore the
overwhelming evidence prerented to us in
-Pennsylvania that the calamity of 'his as
sassination has been followed by the over
throw of these reforms in the hands of his
Resolved, third, .We denounce the system I
which makes " patronage " and " spoils "
out of public offices ; we denounce the
practice of giving them to' political mana
gers for use in advancing personal political
ends we denounce the removal of faithful
'and competent officers in the absence of
public reason ; we denounce the practice
of levying assessments and demanding con
tributions for party use from public
officio*: we denounce severally and col
, lectively the evils and corruptions which
accompany the conduct of the government
as the spoils system-" and which • are in
separable fronasuch a method of admivis
istration'' and -we denounce the system of
" boas rule " and " machine "control
which, when tamely endured, makes lead
ers into autderate, and reduces the masses
of citizenship' into political bondage.
, Resolved, fourth, We declare' our pur
pose to take up work which fell when Gar
field fell; we demand in place of the
"spoils system" a reformation-in the civil
service by • law, so that appointive places
therein may be freely open to all tit indus
trious citizen , and removals therefrom
shall be only for good ,and sufficient public
cause; sire demand instead of the prostitu
tion of the public service to private uses, its
recognition on as- a high and honorable trust
to be administered for the people's benefit,
with efficiency, economy, and integrity; we
demand instead of the insolence of pro
scription and tyranny, " bossism and " ma
chine rule," the free; conscientious exercise
of private judgment in political i affairs and
the faithful discharge by those silo assume
representative trusts of • the expressed •
"of the people.
Resolved, fifth, We declare in favor of
the following party - '
reforms: (L) That del
egates to state conventions shall be chosen
by the people in the manner in which the
candidates for the general assembly are
nominated. "(2.) That the representation
in the state convention shall be by counties
and shall be apportioned according to their
rePublican vote. (3.) That the state con
ventions shall not be held without at least
sixty days notice, nor earlier than the sec
pad Wednesday in July, except in:presiden
tial years. (4.) That the republiCaris who
voted for the republican candidate ter
president at the presidential election next
preceding, shall be - entitled to join in the
choice of delegates to the state and national
The nominations for the state ticket
being in order Major Merrick said he
desired no place upon the ticket and he
nominated for governor ex-chief justice
.t new. Doane nominated Senator
Stewart Wayne 114oVeagli's name
was withdrawn after several delegates
hid dtclarcaf that MacVeagh would not
accept. r • •
Tne - ballot l resulted,. Stewart 139,
The nomination of Stewart was made
unanimous: • •./
The following were placed -in nomi
nation for- lin:tenant governor: ' Levi
Bird Duff, Allegheny; Wm. McMiohml.
Philadelphia; . Maj. Merrick, Tioga.
Idhas. S. Wolfe, Union, who, asked to
hehis risme withdrawn, saying :that
he had an unalterable conviction that
he could best servo the cause by not
having a place on the 'ticket.
Mr. MoMicbmis name was also' with.
draw. n ''r
The ballot stood, fDaff 143, Merrick
The nomination of Duff .was rnde
Major Merrick was aimed for secre
tary of internal affairs, and i nominated
The nomination of Cot. William Mc-
Michael fir congresszian at large, was
alio made by acclamation; amid cheers
George Junkin of Butler, James '
Ludlow, Philadelphia, Thos. K. Fin
letter, of Philadelphia, and Judge
Ague* were named for supreme judge.
An excited discussion ensued as to
Whether Ludlowl name should be put
before the convention as ho is a demo
The chair ilnillysdeeided the nomina
tion of Ludlow to be out of order. An
appeal was taken and the chair sustain
Mr. Agnow's son stated that his
hither would not accept the neinina
tion. , .
Tte chair then annfluneeit that- tae
nominees he)ore the convention wee
Atter. another recess, Junken -was
again placed in nomination fdr supreme
judge and Pinletter Was withdrawn.
Bir.Junken's nomination was then
Senator Stewartapkared and accept.
ed the nomination. Se said 'that, the
movement in which they were interest-
ea was not what its adversaries termed
it, but an honest movement in a. publics
way for public ends and for the public
A:resolution, to be inserted in tile
plailorm l'ealling upon the legislature to
subinit to the popular vote a proposed
amendment to the constitution. probibit
jug the manufacture and sale of intoxi
cating liquors within the commonwealth
was adopted by a large majority, - Mr.
Wolfe urging such action on the ground
that the subject might be safely left to
a free people., '
Mr. McKee was chosen chaikman of
the new state committee.
Mr. Duff, in a appeal aceppti4 the
nomination for lieutenant governor,
said that he regraded the convention as
that of the republican party. By ibe
blunder made in Chicago, in giving,jhe
minority the vice•presidency andjhe
accident of Garfield'tdeath, the minor-
ity had obtained the power. of ' govern
ment and that, faction was using that
power for its own purposes.
Mr. Merrick followed, and Mr. Wolfe
then proposed that from this time for-
ward the independents should 011
themselves the "Garfield Republfean
Party of Pennsylvania. , [Cheers.]
A few delegate heWeVer, 'opp4sed
the proposition, and Ms.: Wolfe '
Adjimuned sine ' .
IS THE MOON INHABITED
Dispatches from the old world an
nounce that the eclipse of tho lith'in
stant was successfully observed by the
astronomers from their several stations
in Asia and Africa.' One important die
cov'ery,due to the use of the spectro-
scope, is the detection, l 'of an atmosphere
on the moon. This will
the question of its habitability. The
theory of life existing ,on the moon has
been rejected by the greater number of
astronomers, because, reasoning from
terrestial facts, they argued that the
attenuated atmosphere of the moon, if
it has an atmosphere at all, Must be ab
solutely incapable of maintaining ani
That the Moon presents the same aide
to our view is undoubtedly owing to the
peculiar shape, which Must be slightly
conoid• It revolves around the earth
in an orbit nearly a quarter of a million
miles away, and consequently dean - Abell
a circular path about one million and a
_in length, moving over ,it at
the rate approaching three thousand
miles an hour. The centrifugal force
must then be exceedingly great, and as
the 'heaviest bodies are thrdwn the great
est distance, the heaviest 'side of the
Moon must( be at the extreme ;of the
radius and therefore its nor-rotation is
accounted for. When we see the same
deeply-seamed, volcanic face cent:lo
usily presented, we must remember that'
we really are but Tiewial , the Selenite
highlands, reaching far above theden
ser atmosphere - that surrounds their
base or aide turned from , us, just as our
mountain-tops tower above our clouds.
The fact that the Moon has an atmos
phere is attested by the observations of
Father Secehi, Prof. Drew, 'the great
Herschel, and many others who have ,
-seen the crescent during' "new moon"
terminating in a gradually decreasing
cusp of light, similar tb our ewn twilight,
which could only be' produced by the
refraction of an attanspbere. "
Many years ago the German astrono-,
mer Gruithuisen, who made hundreds
of observations of the moon. saw and
delineated a figure in the northeast
quadrant, consisting of a series of par
allel walls branching off from .a straight
central line, like the backbonepf a her
ring, and terminating at - an abutting
wall. This remarkable object was at 4
times indistinct, as if obscured by mist,
but the fact of its existence was attested
by Many European astronomers, among
whom were Prince Metternich and Pro
limier Schwabe and Schmidt, ail noted
for the accuracy of their observations.
Its discoverer claimed ,that the figure
was artificial and others promiunced it
to be a fortification constructed accord
ing to the beat; principles of military
defethie. Subsequently the fortification
disappeared and Professors Beer and
Madler, who united in the study ,of the
moon, denied its existence - und the
charts published by them did' not con.
tain a trace of it, as they had determin
ed to reject everything not visible
through their Berlin telescope. But in
1888 the figure again appeared, not in
its original dimensions, nor exactly in
[ its first design, but smaller and with
modified outlines, one , portion being
omitted, as if the defenses_ had been
destroyed and were being rebuilt. Beer
and Madler'coull not dispute the evi
deuce of their own senses stud altered
their maps accordingly, showing the
figure above the equator, 'northeast of
the centre. ' Who built it?
Now that the infallible spectroscope
has made its revelation, speculation
I may indulge in its loftiest flight, and
within this century, with other and
More powerful instruments, -/ constructed
upon improTed principles, a moresatis
factory view 4:if our satellite may be ob
tained, and we may yet be enabled to
seisi our neighborii, or ut least their hab
itations and their homes. -
The genius who telegraphed that the
loss by the Racine fire was $13,000,000,
when it was not sl,oookooo, or anything
film it. is in the wrong field. He shOuld
be president or secretary of a mining
company. There,hu could distinguish
He said her hair was dyed, ar.d when
she indignantly ,exclaixiied. Via false!'
he said he presuMed so.—New York
, $1.60 alrear t In Advance.
I , \-
A Drop Too Meek
The following story, which went the
rounds twenty4ive leans 'ago, is old
enough to be new.- It Wl:Writes the -
embarrasment which a glass toio . 'inuch
sometimes occasions the best Of men. -
There lived in 13leoree says Col." Bra
dbury, whom Burton credits with the -
narrative, a Circuit Judge by the name
of Brown, a'man of ability, of intkixi
ble integrity, and beloved and respect
ed by all the legal profession. But he
had one fault. His social qualities
would lead him, despite his judgment,
into occasional excesses. In traveling
the circuit it was his habit, the night
before opening court, to get comfort
ably corned,' In &certain county toint
one day, a tough citizen was arraigned
on a charge of stealing. After the
clerk had read the indictment he put
'Gnilo, or not guilty?'
'Guilty, but drunic,.. answered. the
'What's that plea''. exclaimed the
Jnage, who was half dozing on the
'He pleads guilty, but says be was
drunk,' replied the clerk. -
'What's the charge against the man?'
'He is indicted for grand larceny.'
• 'May. it please your Honor,' aid the
prosecuting attorney,' the man Li rem:dia
ry indicted for stealing a large sum
from the Columbus •
'He is; hey? and he pleada'—
pleads guilty, but drank!'
The jadge was now fully aroused.-
Aluilty, but drunk 1. That is a moat
extraordinary plea. Young tias;,yott
are certai n
, you were drunk?'
( yes; , - -
!Where didyon get your liquor?'
'Mr. Prosecutor,' said the judge, 'do
the favor to enter a nolle prosequi in
that man's case. That liquor of Ster
ritt's is mean enough to make a man do
anytbing dirty. The Court got drunk
on it the other night and stole all of &er
rata- spoons. Release the prisoner, Mr.
Sheriff.. I adjourn' the court.
A cracked hoof can only , be repaired _
by new growth from the coronet, where
the new horn
- is secreted. Horn con
sists 'of precisely the same elements as
hair; and is really a solid, compact form
of hair growth; the hair of the skin
ends where the growth of the horn be
gins, and this 'lmes on downward to re
paii the constant wear at the sole of the
hoof-crust. Bat a crack in the hoof
will always extend -up into new and
weak growth because the born is ix
panded by the pteinire of the horse's
weight upon the foot. To prevent
- this the aides of the crack' must be artik .
ported and held together - by""sours
means. This zits* be done by boaring
holes through the born on each aide' of
the crack and putting horseshoe nail / s
through and drawing the hoof together
and clinching the ends of these nails on
each side. The top of the crack should
then be burned across so u - to obliter
ate the opening and form a solid start
ing jilace_for the new - growth. The
hoof should be kept soft and elastio ? by
frequent dressings - of
• equal parts
of glycerine and water.—. New Pork
How to Check a Bone-Spavin.
Bone spavin consists of inflammation
of the membranes covering•tne bona of
the hook joint or of the bones them
selves. It may result • frcim oonstitu
tionatcauses: from 7eaknetui of the
holies' caused by over-feeding upon '
corn, which is too.rich in starch and
deficient in the phosphates which' go
to build up the bony frame; from hard
work, or from bad shoeing, which
throws the foot out of balance and in-'
daces strains of the joints . Of the leg.
Spavina i 'are • very common 'becitue
these causes are common. The 'win"
may be checked best by the application
of cold water, by which the infitunation
is reduced, and • then by stimulating
liniments, which produce abeoiption of -
the. products of the inflamation.
spavin ends by the formation of a bony.
growth about . the parts • affected, and
shen - this is completed the joint _be
comes cemented together and remains
stiff, but' the tenderness and pain ; are
lost. Y Care of an old spavin is, there
fore out of question. After the cold
applications have been tried without
result, blistering, firing' and intone
under the skin over the part are usually
restorted to. . '
How to tell a Good Potato.
Take a sound OW*, and paying no
attention to its outward appearance,
divide it into two pieces with your
knife and examine the exposed Surfaces.
It there is so lamb water or "jam"
that seemingly a slight press* wank(
cause it to fall off in drops, you may • be
sure it will be 'soggy' after it is boiled.
These are the requisite qualities for a
good Potato which must appear when
one is Cut in two: For color, a yellow
ish white; if it is a deep yellow the
potato will not cook well; there must be
a considerable amount cif, moisture,
though not too much; rub the two pieces
together and a white froth will appear
around the edges And upon the two
surfaces; this signifies the presence of
starch, and the more star* sad muse
quently !froth, the better the potato,
while the lesi there is the poorer it win
cook.- 7 The strength of the starch ele
ment can be tested by releasing the
hold ripen one Piece of the potato, and
if it still clime to the other. • this' in
itself is a very good sign. These are
the experiments generally made by e 1
perts,•and they are ordinarily willing to
buy on the strength of their turning
out well, though these tests are by no
"WellellealthEenswirm . nstormtimPli
and vigor. muss Dyspepsia bnpotssOk
BeitiaiDebili(y. $l. •