Bradford Republican. (Towanda, Pa.) 1875-1892, August 17, 1882, Image 1

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11303)1111 44 TRACY, Pub Maier%
Bradford Republican
IS Pah'Asked Every Thursday, 1
AT rowANDA, PA., lIP
si.r) Per 'Annum, i,i _ldeal/Am
Advertising Rates--Slx cents a line for first
insortion, an 1 11Y8 cents per line for all sub,e
(tacitt inberti3ns. Reading notice adverthing
ten cent& per line. Eight lines constitute a
square, and twelve lines an inch:: Auditor's
notices $2.50. Administrator's and Eiecnior's
notices s2. o a. Yearly advertising . $ poi
column. • •
Tuz lizpuuttcas is published In the 1 lacy,
,Moore and Nobles Block. et the corner of Slain
and Pine streets, over J. F.. Corset's Boot and
Shoe store. its circulation is over 2000. As an
advertising medium it is unexcelled in its ha
mediate Ile! I . ,
Businers Dipac4:ry.
LEVELISU & McCiOV RN, (E. J. Cleveland
.v,.Goecri), canton. Bradford County
Pa, All bus oli:ss entrusted their care In
Weateru lir ,deird will, receire prompt attention.
LIMITIi Attornoya-at-Liw; Offic
over Pow,il:t.
C!LIEF, i. N.. Office in Wood's Block, south
.First x-iti , ,nal Bank, up stairs. • June 12,',a
OL , 1111tEk: t S.)N (N' C Elsbree and L Lisbrpe:
Odle.: iu Storcur Block. Park St. may 34,78
DECK uVEILTON (Bevy it Peck and DAOw r,
timi. Oak° over Hill's 'Market ; 19-'79
TIVERTON A: SANDERSON (E Overton and ✓• An
Sand.m.n otlice in Adam, Block. ulys'
ivi . AXAVEII. office over May ten'e Store
W ILT, J. J)REW. Mee, in! ]loan's Block
apr 14.76
Wit Cars L Office, in rear
ef Ward ...:ntraace eu Poplar St. 1je14,75
MDNEY, A. Solicitor of Patents.
Pa t.mar attention paid to business in
pOurt and to the settlement of estates'
Wilco in Montanyo's Block 49-79
c PILEILSON YOUNG. (/. McPherson and
W . Young.) Office sotithaideorMercuee
fob Lin
VV Williams, E J Angte and E D Buffington),
iiffies week side of Main street, two doors north
of A rgui office. All tininess entrusted; to their
care will rec , ive prompt attention. oct 26,77
ej ueys and counsellors-at-Law. (Mice In the
Hercur Block, Over C. T. Kirby's Drug Moro.
july 3, 'sO tf.
EENEY, J. P. Attorney-at-Law. Office in
J- I .3lontsuye's Block, Main litreet:
Sept.:. '6l-tf.
lIIIIGNIPSON, W. 11. and E. A., Attorneys-at
LAW. Towanda, l'a. Moe in Mercur Block,
over C. T. Kirby's I)rng Store, entrance on Main
street, first stairway north of post-oflice. All
business promptly attended - to. Special atten
tion given to claims against the United Stater
or l'eusim.s, Somalis; Patents, etc , and to
°Sections and seiticment of decedent's imitates.
April2l. ly
solicitor of Pateiits. Government claims at.
tended to. fliifebB2
TOIINSON. T.' D., 11. D. Office over Dr.f .C.
4 1 Porters's Drug Store. febilt.7B
NEATON% Drs.' D. N. &F. G. Office Dwelling
011 River Street. earner Weston St. feb 12,77
T ADD. C. M.D. Office lat door above old
bauk ou Main street. Special at
tention given to diseases of the throat' and
longs. ju1y19.78 •
WOODBURN. "S. M.. M.D. ' , Office and resi
dence. Main streei. - north pt M.E.Churah.
Medical lizanduer Icy Pension Dv v•srtnient. .
fib 22.78
PAYNE. E. D.: I.D.S Office over 31•Mtanye's
Store. Office hours from 10 to 12 A. M. and
from 2 to 4 P. M. Special attention given to
I.o4eases of ,the Eye, and Diseases of the Ear.
oct 20,77
T OWNER. U.. 1... 11. D. ., ~ . .
Residence and office, just north of Dr. Corbon'■
Main street. Athens. Ps.
H ENRY HOUSE Main P. next corner son) ,
of Bridge, street. New house and 'n6w
furniture throughout. The proprietor ,has
spared neither pains or expense in making his
L otel first-class and respectfully solicits s share
at Public patronage.' Meals at all hours. Terms
reasonable. Large Stable attached., •
every Saturday evening. at Military Hall.
OEO. V. SLYER, Commander..
J. KITTUIDOE. Adjutant. . ' feb 7, 79
ftRYSTAL LODGE, O. 57. Meets at K. of P.
la Ball every Monday evening at 7:30. In
surance 112,000. Benefits $3.00 per week. Aver-
age annual cost, 5 years experience, $ll.
. JESSE MYERS, Reporter.
E. Pt E. Dictator. feb.22.78
BRADFORD LODGE. N 0.167, I. 0. O. F.' Meet
in Odd Fellow's Hall. every Mondiy evening
at 7 o'clock. WAnaraz Mum. NobkGrand..
,June 12.75
P OST, F . E. No. 32 Second street Al! orders will receive prompt Ittention. June 12,75
- The, SPRING TERM will begin 3londay,
'April 3. 1862. For catalogue or other infor•
Marlon, address or call on the Principal.
Towanda, Pa.
l a l 7 19.78
TETILLIAMS, EDWARD. Practical Plumber
~I r w and Gas Fitter. Flux, of businees in !Ser
ene Block next door to Journal office opposite
Public Square. Plnnibing.' Gas Fitting. Repair'
ng Pump. of all kinds, and all kinds of Gearing
rocuptly attended to. All wanting work in his
ne should give him a call. ": • ' july 27,77
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porssr.x.r.. c. 8, Oeufiral 'Lwrance Agency.
4 . 4 Towanda, Pa. Orrice In Whitconllea Book
July 12,76
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New Adverttsiments.
Double St:re.
NO". 1 AND 2 BRIDGE Sr.,
Is now open In his Mammoth Double Store with
s full, fresh and complete stock of fashionable
Spring and Summer
Gent's Furnishing
Goods ?
Hats, CapsA.m
, Tks,
Traveling Bags,
Umbrellas, Etc..
Suits of all. Grades for
Men,' Boys, Youths
and Childen.
Our rents. have been obtahled on the moat
favorable terms. and .our curpent expense. re.
duced to the lowest possible minimum. we pro
pose to give our customers the benefit of these
Reductions by putting our prices at Lower Fig
ures than any other Clothing Rouse in Towanda:
We invites' careful 1 examination of our stock
and prices, whether wishing to buy or not. We
can satisfy the closest buyei of the truth .of
what we say.
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Call and we will satisfy you.
ca. Remember. Nos. 1 and
Towanaa, Pa., April 10, 1882,
Lafayette House,
et.riter Second and B st eet Northwest.
'near Pennsylvania Avenue.
Within a square of ,the Capitet Street can pass
near the door to all parts of the city. • Conven
ient to the depots. This it 'Juott, the hotel for
Pennsylvanians visiting the National Capital.
Rooms well I furnished; andj the cleanest and
beat beds in the city. Table lint class.
Ito , dma and board from $2 to SS per day;
lirdnevil reef; by the week or month.
.1, Capitol Hill.
Lite of the congreaalonal Ilot
Jan 11-If
R L. : llsrti BOOK MAN,
Alfred J:Rurvis,
No. 131 Grlii.p.sijr• sttTet,
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All work in his Slue done well and promptly at
lowest price. i
Parties having volumes incoOplete 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
cording to directions. sep94f
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Now occupies the Corner Sto re opposite Dr. II
C. Porter's. Drug Store, Vain Steeet,
with s-large stock of -
- .Mr. Floss has ANOTHRII Srong o 9 BIUDGZSTIMET
J l . L. Schoonover is clerk. The two stores ars
connected by Telephone. Mr... Boss am uow feel
satisfied that he can give the
His experience enables b 1 to select the best
goods, which he Is bound to sell at a LOW PRICE.
You cau always get a bargain if you . •
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All ,good; deliv e red in ttie Borough FREE.
FAMIEREI will doliell to call with their Produce
and get the CASH., • I 20spr82-Iy.
Ie still to be found at the
dIL/11.7V' ST
Next door to Dr. H Cs P
, wrru A FULL L
Clocks. Watches-and dew
by en experienced and cope
M. '4IE ,
Idle St::k.
Bridge Street
1 K. BUSH.
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LI Er,
0 THE aprr.
promptly repaired
tent workman.
Miscellaneous Advertiseinents.
No Whiskey!
is one of the very feletOnic
medicines that are not
posed mostly of alcohol or
whiskey, thus' becoming a
fruitful source of intemper
ance by promotingi a desire
for rum.
, is guaranteed to be a non
intoxicating stimulant, and -
it will, in nearly every case,
take the place of all liquor,
and at the same time abso
lutely kill the desire for
whiskey and i:)ther intoxi
cating beverages.
Rev. G. W.. Itic4, editor of
the American Cheistian Re
view, says of Brown's Iron
Bitters; • . . .
I Ctn., 0., Nov. t 6, 18SL
Gents :—The foolish wast
ing of vital force in business,
pleasure, and vicious indul
gence of , our people, makes
your preparation a necessity ;
•id if applied, will save hun
dreds who resort to saloons
for temporary recuperaiou.
has, been thoroughly tested 1
for dyspepsia, indigestion,
ity, overwork, rheumatism,
neuralgia,'consumption ;
liver complaints, kidney
troubles, &c., and it never
fails to render speedy and .
permanent relief
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The i l iatroraufe of my old friends sad the pub!
oenerslly is solicited. . esep:i
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Nothing Short of .Unntistairable
. , Benefits -I
Ciinferred upon. tens of thousands of
sufferers could originate and maintain
the reputation Which Avpis Satts.t
t.Atut.La enjoys. It is a Comptinud of .
the best vegetable alteratives, with the
iodides -of Potassium and Iron, —all
powerful, blood-Making, blood-cleansing
and, life7sustainingand is the most
effectual of all' remedies for scrofu
lous, mercurial, -Or blood -disorderS;
Uniformly suceessibl and certain,• it.
produces rapid and comptete c cures of
Scroibla, Sores, Boils; Humtus, Pim
ples, Eruptions, Skin Diseases and all
disorders 'arising from impurity of the
blood. By its invigorating: effects it
always relieves and often cures Liver
Complaints, Female Weaknesses and
Irregularities, and is a potent renewer
of waning vitality. For puriDing the
blood it has no equal. It tones up the
system, restores and preserves • the
rl e
health,' and - imparts vigor and ene .
For forty years it: has been in extensi e
use', and is to-day the most availab
medicine for the' suffering sick. •
For sale by all druggists. '! - _
Dealer In Scroll Sai • Gouls.
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.Fine Blank Books •
Amateur's Supplies.
'TWO department of my business is very corn
plate, and being a proctiesl sawyer myself I know
We wants of my patrons.
constantly on band. $125 worth of designs
for $l. Send for price lists. • -
Park street: _
P. 0. bon 1512. Towanda. -Ps
Is THE, OP; the* popular Liniment
gut Bheumallim, Neuralgia, Swollen or
Stiffened Joints, Frost • Bites, pain in the Face,
Head or Spine. Chapped bands, Brulses,Sprains,
Burns. Mosguloto Bites, Sting or Bite of an In.
sect, Poison from common Poison Vines, etc..
for man or beast. - Always reliable, and almost
instantaneous in its relief. Having an agreeable
odor, it Is pleasant to apply. Sold by all drug.
lists. Price 23 cents,
N. IL—This Liniment received a Prize Meda I a
the State Fair,ll4l9. Ida, 20 17
By Unit:ersal Acebrii,
of all purgatives for family nse:, They
are the product of long, laborious, and
successful chemical investigation, and
their extensive use,; , by physiciani in
their practice,
and brad eivilited
Bons, proves them the best and most
effectual purgative Pill that medical
science can devise. Being purely veg 7 •7
etable no harm can arise t,ifom their
use, and being sugar-coated, they are
pleasant to take. In intrinsic value
and curative pcnvers i no other Pills
can be compared with them ; and every
person,. knowing their virtues, will
employ them, when needed. They
keep the system in perfect i order, and
maintain in healthy action - the whole
machinery of life. Mild, searching and
effectual, they are especially adapted
to the needs of the digestive apparatus,
derangements of which they prevent
and cure, if timely taken. - They are
,:the best and safest physic to employ
':for children and weakened constitu
ilons,._ where a mild but effectual
cathartic Is required.
For sale by all druggists. • `
Bright sea, far flooding all the petibled , tisn4
Flinging thy foamy pearls-tmm stone to stone:
Thy lullaby, low-murmured to the strand,
Sounds like a lover's tone;
And yet I know,elsewhere,
tome other shore as tab',
Thy waves have kissed, and left It dry aid lone:
Bright sunsnlne, gleaming on my cottage wall,
Tracing the shadow of an ivy-spray,
Bow tenderly thy Golden touches fall • i
On common things biklay !
Yet, beneath other skies .
Someo land benighted Iles,
Deserted by thy glory, cold and pax . . '
Blithe bird, loud-warbling underneath the eaves
An eager love-song pasSioiude and
My heart is trembling amid Summer lea!"
• • With sweet responsive thrill ;
Yet for away, dear guest,
There is an empty nest
Which thou bast left forsaken, void and et=
Fair sea, bright sunshine, bird of song &rine, ,
./ too may Woo tbo tide, ' the light, the lay;
Others may aid the kimi that were Wee,
`My night may be their day ; •
Yet though the soul may sigh
For precious things gone by.
I shalt have had my rapture, come what mss
—Good Vi'Orla
IN 4 111 E TUNNEL.
By whaigood chance I cannot tell,
We sat so that I faced her,
And when the tunnel's shadow tell,
I caught her and embraced her,
Said she, halt angry, struggling hard;
And trying to draw back,
"I think you had better call the guaid.
Your mouth is off the track!" .
But atm I held ber closer
Mid called her "sweetheart !^ " sister!'
And still she struggled with a win,
And still I kissed and kissed her,
And as each sweet collision came,
I Mimed the swift eclipse .
That turned my spirit into name
And telescoped our Up&
it's all of twenty yeas gone by,
The fact that I've related,
And my fair tunnel mate and I .
Hay% twenty years been mated
And she and I are still content,
Though we have lohg been lashed,
Andstill we bless the accident;'
In which we both were "mashed!.
--Stantley Huntley.
"Little Rine—that is wluit I. have ; alTaYa
heard you called. Pray, Miss Blanchfor.d;
what is your name'?"
A smile an# a dimple, a blush and then a
laugh, while six of Miss Blenchford'n
•>_rs waited for her answer..
"I am named for my dear. old-feshioned .
aunt D..oriuda," she said, addressing ILewaid
Llwellyn, who had asked. the question.
" Having two•of the name in the family, I,
the younger, am'cidled hittici Biu. , It isn't
pretty name, or romantic, but very con
venient, and so appropriate:"—drawing her
self-to-her full graceful height, and making
her companions n- .sweeping courtesy; for
Miss Blanchford, though not "little;" Was
beautiful, and a belle, and masculine homage
attended her every footstep.
The party were at the Osprey Houle down
on Comorant Cape, iu the finest of the fine
summer weather; and 'as the young lady
spoke, she turned and pointed to:one of the
prettiest of the shore Cottages.
• "There is 'my aunt .Dorinda's 'summer
house," she Said.
" Is Mrs. General Blenville your; aunt?"
asked Llwellyn, with ari involuntary surprise,
rivhile the others politely whistled under their
litreatb, and Miss Blancbford nodded, lightly.
A moment more and the group had sepa
rated, Aubrey Pillars taking Geoffrey Thorne
by the arm, andleading him Off to whisper
in his car, "Mrs. General Blefiville is very
old—very eccentric—but therichest, woman
I know; and if Little Biu . ,
her niece, she
-must be an heiress, as , well as a belle and a
beauty." -.
The others exchanged much the same con
fidences. Llwellyu alone said nothing, but
walked away thinking. He had often Won
dered how a girl could be L as beantifid- as
Miss Blanchford and not be spoiled; and
now it turned out that she was, in perspec
tive, rich, he marveled still more. So gen
erous, so unaffected, so simple, so. sweet
tempered—and, ho had seen her , temper
severely tried by her father. In ; contrast
with his sisters—the only women he_ knew
well-rshe did not seem to be, likewise, of
flesh and" blood. His spirits fell. He' had
come to that' quiet place for the summer,
much harassed by care, thinking to' see no
one he would care for, and yet he believed
now that ho bad found _ the one I woman
.whom, of all the world, he could' lOve. Of
,late his business losses had been heavy, but
-. lthey had not caused him great despondency
until this summer, when ho was obliged to
realize that he was oomparativelyi a poor
maw Ithe offeredhimealf to Little Bin, he
certainly believed her father would ,counsel
her to reject him. Not that Mr. Cuthbert
Blancliford was a 'curmudgeon. On the. con
trary, ; he was a man of brilliant parts,
socially ; but be was an , opittrit.eatex, and his
temper uncertain.
At times he was Very tyrannical,- though
he certainly Toted his daughter, Who; was his
only child, and was very proud of her. 'But
they were not wealthy, and be bad; openly
avowed his wish to have his daughter marry
3 rich nuns. Certainly Little Itin, with her
accomplishments, her lightness and grace,
did not teem fitted to be the wife of !a poor
man. -Ho had better not dreani of it. But
Comorant, Cape, with its filie outlook, its
free breezes, its pleasant nooks, mullet&
bad lost its satidactikm. He grew restless ;
there weal gnawing pain of his heart. It
amazed him to find that ho had hoped. , '
The rustle of Miss Blanchford's
gray dress upon the piazza aroused . him
a fit of despondency.
"It is very'naughty to be idle," said a
musical voice. "Come and take care of me
while I go down on the roCkeand.catr,h some
smelts for papa's breakfast. 1
Ho rose from the rustic bench quickly.
Miss Blatuhford had a stm-hat with tnrquois
blue ribbons tipped over her face, a, fishing
rod iu her slender gloved hand.. She
addressed him with her usual gay frankness,
and led the way . down., upon the -rocks,
merrily talking. -
"'I love to steal awhile away, don't
yen ?' n she quoted. I ,r We haire nice • social
times here—the boarders are very agreeable.;
but it's so deliciously quiet out here-4t rests
one." .1'
Ho bad baited her heal and put :the rod
into her band. Then held a drooping branch
of thee - lit:tee' tree to shelter her face. Then
and watched the perfect contour of
roseate cheek and dimpled \ chin, while
she dropped the hook into the water and
quietly waited. Suddenly the lovely eyes,
bluercthan the ribbons, looked full up.
'f Hasn't this been a delightful summer lo
she said.
"It has been tome," he said. Something
fbahed from his gray. eyes into • her tine
ones; the white lids fen quickly. , •
"But it is past," he added after pause.
"Igo home to-morrow."
The Moe-ribboned hat brim suddenly tell
a little lower. Standing above her,•he could
seeonly the dimpled chin now, and could
not know that a chill seemed to turrOtonehed
the Satin cheek. It Was white as the earling
-crests beneath. But her tong had changed
when she spoke again : i --
- "I 'appose we, too, WM go before the
mouthis oat." • .• • •
He felt the change, yet dared alit believe
it, and kept. bravely silent; but when a
lireesa-' suddenly • blew the concealing bat
back upon the graceful shudders, a.face afi
pale, grieved, and changed, was shown him.
The revelation was to much.
"Lot me tell yori n why . the stammer has
been so pleasant to_ e t " he said, "because `
the sweetest wonuna have ever known has
bean so much my cempanion. And Igo to.
morrow, much as I Would like to stay, be.
cauie—let me say: I say it without .
hope,—l love her.*
twenty years they did not meet or commu
nieate. Meanwhile aunt had married Gen.
end Blenville and grown old; meanwhile . I
was born. Thoughpapa had not gratified
1 One little moment all watt still but the
clashing of the waters and the thrill cries of
the snowy wheeling gulla, Then the bine
of the lovely eyes shone out.' .!
" Why should you , Dot,:tope, boorakl,
*ben oho.ioves you P"
tie knelt down, bxdr ince betweell
MS trembling bands so that there was no
escape for the eyes of blue from his searching
"Does' she love' me r
"God bless her!"
Then'she spntg, langldtig, from his em
knee, for a fish Isms running off with her
rod. ; , •
Help me, Learald help me !"
He laughed, foci, as ho caught glad
to be happy, hopeful I 1
!' Let me do yOurfishiug,iLady.bird, while
you sit there, ' , like a queen,' and tell me why
you love me."
She pulled the
i ‘oloves leisurely from the
white hands and,folded them ou her lap.
"Because I trust you; and you suit me,"
was all she said. ' 1.
He c at a in"ple stick, 'and strung the- fish
in silence. ,
"Your father {will never content," he said
at last. r" , . .
She tarnel t the rings on her • hands tin:
easily. •
"My father does not want me to 'marry
poor. He likes you, but- ; you are not rich,
"N0,.1 am piari" he said, bitterly
• "SO am I," she answered. The waves
dashed, and the wheeling white galls cried.
"Ilvit do not despair.. If Aunt Dorinda
forgives paps', I shall be rich." .
"I do - not want your] rich," he replied,
absently, his brow corrugated:.
" Yen must have me rich, if at all," she
milled, leaning forward to interpose' her
beautiful face hetween his troubled gaze. anti
the water. " Let inc tall yon about it. My
puidfather was poor, and his children had
their fortunes' to carve Out. Dorinda, the
*est, was wonderfully! good, bravo, and
eifpable. She educated j j herself—taught
felooL Of the boys,: who were Uncle
Author and my father, sho:imade her favor
iti."). She was anxious that ho should 'pre-.
pare himself for college she offered to pay,
herself, thi collegia" But he did,
not care; for, a chissie4 education. He
agreed, but wasted his time, took another,
cOurse, and bitterly -disapiointe'd her. For
his sister, lie admired and respected her.l jj
Ho named me for her. is only a few
years ago since she'droro,:'one day, in her
carriage to call on ,ns .and see inc. Then;
she sent me some lOvelY dresses',ltsawls, and
jewel& But papa , believitxt that , she has
never forgiven him, arid Edo not know.
Lewald Llwellyn hear& this story in si
lence. There was no pOssitile fortune wait.
frig for him. The times were bad and
growing worse. His hOporting interest. ,
had failed; his daily business, as •an art
dealer, was hourly becoining less. His
partner's letters were daily; more discourag
ing. His lease of his store And. art galler3
only kept him still engaged, in the business
It had been a congenial o4txpatiou, but of
late had become bitterly' iniOviitahle:
j He told all this to Mr.'.:Bladdiford that
evening. ,
• "It is a very hopeless' matter, sir, bet I
Wife your daughter none, the less." •
"I will be frank with 'ion, 11r. Llwcllyu,"
said Mr. Blanchford, who vas in a serene
mood "hike you, huimy'little Rill is not
fitted for poverty. , To weft her to it uvula
be disastrous. But, since 6he so' evidently
loves you, I hope J-perhips in vain—that a
egacy from he r aunt may facilitate matters.
My sister is very old and failing, and Little
Bin will spend the winter With her as soon
sis She retards to town."
I By the last of October all
the birds of my
story had- Sown cityward. j Mrs. Bleuville's
city residence was kept quiet during the fall,
for she was very feeblel and , unable to
receive ; but she did not'okject to her niece
entertaining her friendi infoimally. Llwellyn
came frequently to the greht rich mansion,
where rich carpets maimed his steps to
soundlessness, and whose wonderfttl pictures
haunted his dreams. J
:Aubrey Wars' came," too. Ho :was
kriown in town, a young m a n of good family,
of 'French extraction, not as wealthy as it
had been,, but somewhii distinguisha He
was handsoine and agreeable, and at Cape
Coiaorant Little Bin hid I enjoyed - an• idle ,
tiOnr with him. But now, ;her heart deepen
-4 her.thoughts anotheis, she cared littlef
for his visits, and said so tO Liwellyn.
" But he cares for yon; I assure' you he ilk
iteiiotui," he replied, "and has been sinei
you became exalted in his' eyes as thetaiecc i i
your aunt. He is,my rival"
Little Bin laughed incredulously. But
time proved Llwellyn's - Words true. Mr.
Bland/ford, unstable, and piesaed for money,,
began to complain to his daughter that she
ha not preferred Valera
Villars is of bettei position than Llweliyn,
and has mute'money than the latter will ever
have—why are you so foulkih to prefer him?"
he said, irritably. "If yea bad fortune it
would not matter so much, but my. family
are long-lived; sour aunt may live an invalid
for a score of years. Let Llwellyn go, and
marry Villirs." i ----, •
Shoiked, grieved, distressed, Little' Bin
kiew not what to 'reply. But. then com.
messed a kuig winter's struggle. The father
reProached, expostulated, insisted, Bin,
knowing him well, temporized, loping for
better times. ' -
TlWwinter of 1875 passed. The spring,
however, wee equally shrouded in financial
dripressiou. Mrs. Dorizidsi pursued the even
tenor, of her way, never asking if her brother
'were poor or rich. She was polite when
they niet--nothing more. To Bin she was
kind andaffectionate.
It is not neeessaiy to dviell on the general
nehappiness •of till. patties: Suddenly, in
the early tommer, viithoutLTecial warning,
Mrs. Dorkida BlenVille died. ; '
When Mr. Cuthbert blatichford' met with
relatives to hear the will react, he shook like
s leaf.
Various large bequests to various institu.
dons and personal friends, j - and 'then,—" To
my brother Cuthbert and his daughter Do.
rizala, I bequeath, jointly, the Lttin gram..
nisi: to be found in my library."
The yellow old Latin grammar that she
bad pressed upon her brother in his , youth
when life was all before him,--Lit was a bitter
satire. -
She had not forgiven him, Rites ; life t too,
Was Spoiled. Must she marry fol money ?
"Never," she said, and held out bravely;
but her: beautiful cheek grew thin.' Her
father's hair become. white. He aged fast.
And Llwellyn was wretched and helpless
as most men in a tkuumial crisis. Wm busi
ness was. mined. At one time he offered
.Rin'her freedom but the smiled tenderly
sad shook her heml.
"-Wait," she said.
!or what ? Llwellyn had a taste for
antiquities. The Latin grammar was -thirty
yArs old, sand one day he asked Bin for the
privilege of examiningqt. She went for it.
"It i has net been opened," she said, handing
it to him.
liot for long yeara,' certainly,—the yellow
leave{{ broke apart stiffly under his hand.
He t ur ned pale, paler, as ho continued to
turn them. Little Bin came to his side:
The volume was filled with bank bills. , -
Fifty thousand dollars wero hidden in the
obi book. It was not a satire now,—but to
Cuthbert Blanchforrs conscience it was a
a reproach. • Bat for Lis Willfulness, he aeed
not have needed so sorely the bounty of a
g sister.
He was happy only In MA; isidaYina4l4
it, and for her all the world seas bright, for
she could marry the man Of her choice.
Three sweet years as his wife, a , wonderful
baby son—and I then-r-Llwellyn began to
hold his own—the tido turned—and to day
' they are rich as happy—owing to Aunt Bin's
'Legacy, they declare.—Either Berk Ken.
,The Lime Kilo CIS& Consider the tines.
don. - '
In 'a voice' as full of music as a buzz saw
cutting through a sidewalk spike' the Hon.
De liar announc e d the subject of his remark■
as above, and continued : • .1
"Philosophers an' writers of all ages have
told tis dat de bight of ,human funbishun was
to be happy. Pick up a book or newspaper,
an' you am confronted by do detiouncement •
dat one who am not happy might as Well be
dead. We am advised an' talked to an' writ
ten to an', urged to be happy! an' it am all
nonsense an' has eber hiu so., In de lust
place uo one kin be perfeckly happy. When
you git possesshun of a great . big ivatermell
yon au' sit down in an alley to devour it all •
by yerself . yer monf waters, yer back sort' o'
humps up an' you fondly emagine
,dat you
am- perfeckly happy.. But You ain't. You
haven't taken ober two bites befo' you re
member dat de ole womaif wants a portai
plaster an' do chill'en wants shoes an' de
rent will be duo on Saturday. an' a dozen
odder hugs cum to mind toitnock yer hap
piness higher dau Gilderoy's co'nsheller.
It's do suzue when you play poker an win
$lO.. Yowfeel'happy fur de minit, an' you
donee aroun' on one leg au' chuckle ober yer
smartness. Den conies de reasshtm. You
remember dat you owe about $5O, and dat
de wood am out, de flour barl am empty an'
do chill'en have been cryin' for bacon.
"In de second place, what's de use of
bat , happy ? (Sobs from Elder; Toots.)
Happiness dean' increase' de price' of black
iu' stoves._ You can't charge - any mo' for
whitewashiu'. (Sensation behind the stove. )
Y6u can't git any mo' for beatin' a ca'pet.
(Groans of despair.) Hein' happy dean'
help our credit at de grocer's or -butcher's.
(Sighs.), What dey want is money, not
happiness. Show me a happy man who4g
any mo' to eat an' w'ai' den an unhappy
one. (Distressing coughs from all over r h o .
hall.) It has bin said Oat happiness - am bet
ter den richee. Doan' let 'eria fool you I
(Sensation.) De happy man am sent to jail
trite as often 113 de unhappy one.,
' In de third place, . happine`e .am not
!healthy. It runs into liver complaint, con
, gumption an' palpitation of do • h'art. We
lam placed heal!, on airth to bet on de loain'
hogs; to marry de wrong woman, to catch on
to heaps of bad weather an' :deadloans of
tribulashnn. Doan' go round lookin' fur a
happy:nrun. If you find ono he'll be some*_
body so soft dat dey have to put him on ice.
Our greatest au' ties' men am do mos' nn-.
happy ones. .Show me a man who has lost
'three wives by yeller fever, six chi Wen by
the cholera, three'or four_ honks by fire, an'
has, \ himself bin sent to jail on' false testi
mony, an' I will a noble Roman.
(Cheers.) Thanking yciu fur your parsimo
nious imprecaslitms, an' predictin' dat de
time am not fur distant when del honor of
bein' a member of do Limo Kiln Club will
be all'de honor one man kin lug aroun' in
hot weather, I now deliberate toward de ini
portnnity. of de infringement, an' bid you
good night."—Detroit Free Press.
I now began to makedravoc among a col
ony of, flies who had apparently spent their
lives in obtaining from the window panes
some occult flavor which is - not perceptible
to our coarser palates. I made three cap-
Who - ,Were passed beneath the muslin
door of the jar with a little sleight of hand.
The appearance of these -flies was my next
subject of observation. They each had an
individuality which t didenot till ten know
that- flies possessed. , Their d artmeat,
their figures, their very moral' toile, had .1a
distinct stamp ; yet there was an-hirmonions
something which united chani4ers so differ
ent. The first had a fluffy appearance. his
Voly looked sodden, and he behaved in a
fat and sensual manlier. He took the Ooss
est pbmsdre id waring his ventral 'surface
on the side of the jar toward the sun. • He
sapped the sweets of life to excess, and had
lost' that activity 'a fly ought to' possess.
Alas ! his career rendered him unfit to battle
iiilthe struggle for existence. He became
the spider's first nical.
The second fly had but one wing. He
Was lean and ill-nurtured; yet he had withal
a! chirpy and.; pleasing, 'manner. He had,
ir l ither the_ poiOpous bearing of opulence nor
the boisterous Ways of rude health He, was
sweet-tempeed and amiable fly, and
among the local muscre undoubtedly—occu.
riled the same'positiowthat Tiny Tim did in
1 1 family. I shonld.have let hinito, only
tint I fearpd that, it I did so, I should also
rile the third fly, whom my soul loathed.
gclw, let me telliyou why that fly was ob.
jectionable. He was the only fly left on the
i t itidow panes, kind he walked over them
Nth the arrogance of a landlord. I sought
t .ixttch him, but• each attempt was more fu.
tile; than the bit He dodged, he flew away
frOm the window, he , calmly floated about
thia room; and I followed him, flapping with
ink iipcket-handkerchief dill I visibly perspir
ed. He was as cunning ,as the fox of Bally.
• bogue,,,who, you rememberi used to take : in
the newspaper to see where the meets. were
to be. My temper overcame me and I swore
I would have that fly. , •
After a hunt, which brought out all 'my.
wont characteristics, I caught him. and de
posited him in my_ vivarium, rejoicing to
myself that his death agonies would be some
compensation' for my pains. As soon as : ; he'
got into the jar, 'Mr.‘-FlYdiscovered that'
poor little brother in adversity, had - a Taw
place where his wing bad been torn off, and
ho would follow him front place to• place to
put his' ucker on to the sore. It was not
the kindliness of the dogs cf Lazarus which
led him to lick the wound; He saw that
13m . did not like it, and as he was a nasty,
bullying cad, be persisted in his obnoxious
perfcrrmances.. I left him disgusted. He
was a beast I—From "..Vy Spider," by
E T Winter. Popt4ar &ience , ifordh.
;Sf• . .
rbe, A.eleat.sad libmhass Met ids of eh,
The modern dentist is not like the dentiet
of long ago.„. The old time dentist did not
repair teeth; he simply uprooted those that
were decayed. It family of late years that
the dentist - bas occupied a rueognbed paid:
Lion in the deparments of minor surgery.
Some dexterity and considerable muscular
strength were the chief qualifications of the
(batiste of our childhood. When a patient
Sailed on one of them, the dentist would pelt
his finger in the patient's mouth, and after
feeling around among the stumps and shak
ing them one after another until a bowl
tram the patient deinrimitaged that ha had
hold Of the right one, he would say, laconic
ally, o',lt's got to come out." Then ho
would go for his instruments: Those me.
chankal appliances were of a very primitive,
character. They consisted of several pair otF
4 / 2 4liii Wl* =adds : thcri• of theltiqpit
size he used on Islas, and the small ones on
chihhen. While he was engaged filing the
*it Off WS i)struments. the infferer bad
time to note the contents of the room. On
a shelf was.. is rope, , with which nervous 3
patients were tied in the operating chair; on
another chair n basin, and a pitcher with a
broken handle, containing water presumably
for the pupose of washing away such gory
evidences of butchery as the operation might
leave ; 'en a broken legged desk, propped up
with a;brick, was a skull with ,'cracked jaw
bone, Mach was to suggestive to be pleasant
or soothing ; in the' window sill the dentist's
library, consisting of a copy. of Wedrs Path
'ology of Use Teeth, and a portiOn Of a volume
of Moore's melodies ; in front of the opera.
tinichak, hanging on the well, was a steel
engraving representing Napoleon on the
Island of St. Helena. Theldcture was evi
dently put there/with the view of distracting
the patient's attention from thoughts of the.
agony iii Istore for like. While he was won.'
dering if Napokimi ever bad
-the toothache;
and if he/ever burned the inside of his
.mouth with crecosOto and oil of cloves in his
efforts to deaden the pain ; and while he was•
wishing that he could change places with
Napoleon for a day or two, the dentist grasp
ed Jahn* the hair, threw his head back,
iusertedihe can opener in his mouth, and
began groping around for the bad tooth.
When hc.3found it, his usual plan was to
crush it to pieces and dig out the fraginents,
one at a time. During the operation the
sufferer groaned, and moaned, and yearned
for'death. When the dentists got his grap
pling irons r around thii root of a 'Amble
tooth, and braced himself up with his foot
against the wall for long pull, a strong
pull,l , aud a pull all together, the patient
thought that the end of all things were at
hand, that an explosion had occnred in the
cellar, and that the heavens were rolling
themselves up as a scroll, while the top of
his heCd was being broken off, and his var.
tebra was being - jammed down Into the hol
low of his legs. • When he was calmed with
a glass of water he found that the alarming
sensations he had experienced were caused,
as the dentist put it, by thd extraction of
the molar from the alveolar cavity." • 1
The modern dentist is a different kind of
an aggravated outrage. He has a Canoga
diploma thathe keeps hanging on the wall
in a tin case,He usualy has a nicely
nished operating room, where he has an
,elaborate chair, working on Orate and
'hinges, that he places the patient in when
,he is pWling his tooth, and another to be
used when a tooth is being tilled. He has
hundreds of hustnuiaga- 7 diudusthra aug
and gouges and scrapers, 'and one vile thing
that scents to Midge about seven liondred
revolutions a minute, and with which ho
bores into the nerve of your tooth until you
feel as if your immortal soul was , being
•tampered with. But the modern 'dentist
'seldom pulls a tooth.. He prefers to fill it
with some gotta perdu) sort of composition,
tor with gold. Yon see the filling mill, , in
the course of time; : come out s e nd then he
gets another job putting it in agalu, whereas,
when he pulls out a tooth ilia ends it ; the
owner of the tooth seldoia ,cares to have it
decorated, or tci scjinindee bullion on it after
it is out. ' He tiredly carries it in his vest
pocket for two or three days; and then
throws it into 6011243 vacant lot. When a
man has an aching tooth that tries to push
itself into prominence, that seems to swell
up and get in the way of everything ho eats,
and to take more of his thought and atten.
tion than. he cat spare, he can go to the
modern dentist, who will fill him up with
gas u n til ho imagines he is a balloon, soar.
iug up almost as high as the dentist's charge
for the Operation, - and hen - ho comes' to
earth again, the tooth will be gone and there
will be a vacant place in his jaw that will
seem to him to be about the',sire, of a town
lot. The painless dentistry is las
exciting than the painful dentistry of the
past; but it is otherwise an improvement
r.on the old style.— Tqcae lifift(ags.
111181 . 1 as ailat, Deaf as ;ii s Peet t Yet s P.N.
One of the most remarkable products of
humanitY known to this generation is Mor
rison Heady, of Kentucky. He is blind as a
,bat and deaf as a post, and laboring under
such disadvantages that it would be wonder.
ful if he could do anything, , or had 'learned
anythini; he is a marvel of mechanical dex
terity, of inventive genius, and of clear and
quick cogitation. One 'seeing him' walking
the streets
_Of Louisville with head ' erect find
s trong, tread, holding a little boy by the
hand, would not suspect his disabilities, norA
;watching him at the counter. of a hardware
store purchasing a knife, world an observe
think anythingof the matter, unless he bap.
pened to, note , that the dealer spoke no
word, btit only touched the hand of the (ins- .
Among his inventions is .a leather glove,
with the letters of the alphabet ' , stinted on it.
You can talk ito him as fast as you can touch
those letters with the end of your finger.
Another of his inventions is a mechanical
writing machine, with, which he can write
s and others , can transcribe. The machine
pricks its way along the paper, and he can
read his own writing by the sense of touch.
Others can use the machine to write out for
him anything not procurable in , blind . type,
and he can then read it with, his fingers and
indirectly have access to the literary gems
• which would otherwise be a sealed book to
him. Usually a blind man can hear, but it
is useless to' read to Heady. Ells speech is
as clear and sharp as that of a num tisf edu
cation combhieil with great force of, will and
perfect faculties. Since he cannot hear
hinuielf speak, the :1'44 a remarkable psy
chip punle—for the best of us • ' seen
s*cy of proniUtdatkut and • • tr ess of
- enunciation, by dint of long , and.
study, educating ourselves by the aid of our
. ,
ears and !Test - -
Among his other accomiClishinunts
man numbers the art of poetry. Several
years ago he published a volume of poetry.
At every point he is a master. lambic pen.
tameter rob" from his ins as elegy as
lambic tetrameter rippled from Scott's pen.
The reader who has never seen this MAWS
poetry will be incredulcms, Ind *seance down
a few pigis of hexameter will w ince any
Imo that Heady cin • wile my of poetry
he liteo.—New Orleans Picayune.
Heroines of the "Anse, Who ppntt
G row Rich.
There are very few. rich doctors, and
fewer rich actors: Jain' Owens was rich..
tie made his money, by saving, and lost it in
spectdatkni. Joe Jefferson made a fortune
rivvy ring. Ho rarely spends' anything, yet
rarely gives. Edwin Booth is coining
He had much at one time, sank_ it
with more belonging to'his friends, went in- .
tOrdentptcy, to the grief cif his creditors,
imbegin to work and save, and is now hold
.,lto every dollar with the grip of amt.-
Charles.R. Thorne, through the death
orlds wife's father, .will enjoy the income of
*handsome estate, about $lOO,OOO, I hear..
Hobson, having found ; -a Maacette in the
person of William IL Crane,. Las made and
kept a small fortuire,>McKee Rankin and
librwife have a solid foundation. Maggie
11111tchell and `Latta;. Crabtree are well off.
l'Afterriants of Mary Anikwities ' Money are
exaggerated. She - will have a fortune in
time, if she sires her cash, bu t
. she hasn't it .
yet. Lester Wallack would riot cut up very'
fat. Now what others are there with mon
ey ?. You can't tell them. I certainly. Can.'
not. The impecuniosity of literary men is
well known, and an editor with a dozen new
shirts would be a treat for kire eyes. Act Ors
spend their money freely and accept the
stern behests of poverty - cheerfully. It is
absurdly claimed that they_ are. over-field.
That's nonsense.' In the , first place actors
don't average *5O a week, and in the next.
place they get that only in the season, which '
averages thirty-eight weeks out of the , fifty-
two. They really don't get [Oro than $35
or 640 on an average—the liast of 'em. I
think they are underpaid. But if they arc
overpaid how is it with the women"? They '
get less salary and - have larger outgoes.
How so? Why, if an actor has a dress -suit
and three or four ordinary costumes he's
well equippedfor a season, but tffe,...women
have to dreta..each new part: A dress-coat
is a dress-coat in one play as well as anoth.
er, but en actress can't wear a ball dress, or
any other in fact, in two plays. Then, too;
men's attire costs less. Women must dress
a la mode, and as a ride have a different cos
tumein each act. •
The average actor is . 4 - ho g. 1 ,
The average' actress is a mule. i• •
Ifoir so ?
The avereerictor looks out for himself
and cares for no one else. ,
, The average actress supports from one. to
five people.
'Little as I knoW, T conld tell you- stol'es
of the rudeness, incivility and thonghtl
-i ts
selfishness of actors that weal make y n
gaps with amazement, and I clnahl tell' you
tales of the heroic devotion of-the Foram of
the stage that would' make 'you silent , in
sympathy-and uproariOus in. admiration. , I
chanced tonteet two- welt -known ladies of
the stage- last week. Onb has long been'
recognized as a bright and beautiful ortua
matt of her profession and has held a -lead.:
ing position for at least eight or ten years.
The other is Younger, but equally well
known, bright, charming and full of chic !
The latter I had heard was the solo support
of quite en extensive set, biat the other I had
thought perfectlyindependent and well off.
Chance directed the conversation to Booth's
success in-London =Oho expression of a
wish on the part of both ladies that they had
been able to spend the summer on the other
•side. "ilurely,, ' said Ito the elder, ' there
is no reason why you should not have gone:
You had a fine,position and a big salary a
last season. If r you had cared to save any
thing you could have done , 50:".4 Without
answering me. directly she turned to her
companion and simply said,• " How little ho
'knows the truth." I Subseqttently aseer:
tabled that for ten years she
. has supported
four adults, has educated and clothed two
growing girls and to-uay hasn't a dollar be
yond the necessities of her enforced idleness
until the season opens. •
How'sthat ? •
—N Y. 444+ in Philadelphia Times.
The coy otensive and . habitual use of se.
duCtive drowsy drugs bearing government
passOrts—partieularly ehloml—in the unob
served tuidereurrents of the domestic lives of
oar times is perhaps little generally known,
but that is a very extensive 'and daily in-.
creasing evil, much eucanraged and greatly_
facilitated by the present condition .of the,
medicine r:te.wp and medicine license acts, ist
beyond doubt or question, and a custom and
habit known to medical men ,a,S the "chloral
habit" is thus engendered, eore enslaving
and more fraught wi• sail resets than the
habits of alcohol drinking or opium-eating.
The first dose may perhaps be prescnibed in
the ordinary course of a Ifilysiciau's attend
ance, and the .prescription is carefully - treas
ured; ,more frequently, hoWover, the weary,
the wakeful and heavy-laden are allured by
temptingoulirertinements of the mime:dims
effects orgoiernment-staleped bottles, to be
obtained of all grocers and thetnis6, &c.
The effect of the first done is I ?pliably
charming; anotlibr dose on the sett occa
sion is equally Intisf4ctory. No dauf,erons.
effects be indieted oil the lite!, ortien:
lar danger is euvected;;ancl &glee s "the
,hahitne resorts to it until it becomes a night
ly neceselly. After a thr.e the customary
result is not experienced. and not snare- 1
que:ntly . in the middle of the night, by famil
iarity becomes bold, the habitue, after hours
of weary tossing, with trembling hand pours
out: another half-teaspoonful or few more
drops; as the label directs, and drinks it off.
The, desired effect and more is now pro
duced; coma mimes for sixteen. twenty, 'or
eves more hours, greatly to the - alarm of
surrounding friends, and not unfrequently
the consequences are such as necessitate
the aerviees of the coroner. From the happy ;
united4tunily circle of: yesterday ono is
absent from the breakfast table the follow
ing morning. Sudden change .comes - over
the wonted cheerfulness of the home. The
bright morning sunlight is dimmed, the
tread of every step is' altered and every voice
is subdued; and anon the festive chamber
of the-house is .converted into a court of
inquiry, with all , its solemn and ;sombre
paraphenmlhi, andedter a short and tender
deliberation the final and soothing verdict of
"Misadventure by an overdose of ehroral
is entered.—ifacmilian's-Xagazine.:
Gaasr Kowa. mss.—At" a meeting of
some, colored Methodists in Kentucky it was
decided to make a collection. The president
passed the hat.himself, and in order to en
courage others ho put in a ten cent .piece.
After thC collection, during' which every
hand had'beeiti in the hat, the president ap r
proachA the table, turned the hat .upside
down, and not even his own contribution
dropped out. He opened his eyes in astonish
ment and exclaimed : "Fo' goodneis, but
Ize eben lost 'de ten cents 1 started yid 1"
Then there was consternation on the faces of
th6assembly. Who was the, lucky ? ' That
_wali the" question. He couhi not blush or
tarn pale, for all was black ins nig,ht. It was
evidently a hopeless case, and was summed
ap by one . , brother, who rose in his place
sand said, solemnly "Dar 'pears to be a
greaemond lesson roma' heah somewhin.."—• .
- $1.50 a-Year, In Adranee.
NO. 12
Mirerent Theoilee of Medical Meer am to ha
Three people ont'of every four, it ie eels
eultied, haveionly to go to pea in moderately
rough Weather in order to experience the
horrors of sea-sickness. The sufferings of
the Victims of inal de- mei need r.ot be
dilated 'npons their intensity is sufileitullY
vouched for . by snot instances es that of
Cicero, who, when he took rt . :lnge on .board,
a,vessel after his prosers'ptien, suffered so" '
much from sea-sickbesslthat, preferring the
fate that awaited him, ou - shote,. ho landed at
Gap' ta, 'and there suffered des-apitat ion. The
(infs - Con as to whether iife Es worth living is
generally answered hi the negative by the
sea-sick--a se:nisi - lent which was neatly ex
pressed by the Irishimut who told his friend
that at first heves afraid the ship would go
down, but that afterward he feared she
would - not. If farther proof were required
of the 'mirrors of this malady it is assuredly
to be found in the fact that so many of our -
countrymen are prepared, to see a breach
made in Britain's sea-wall if only they eau
thereby be spared the sickening experience
of asp . Channel passage.
.The disease is
growing with the rapid 'growth of ocean
traveling,and the Americans, who are the -
greatest travelers of all, and therefore the
'greatest sufferers, have been giving the sub.-
jut considerable attention of late. Seel
sicktiess has been for some time a popular
topic in New York, and Cousin Joonshau
has of late been interviewing his chiefmedis- •
cal adviers on the question o 1 its preven
tion. Something, however, Mast first be
told as to its cause. It, is no dotibt duo
lit to the motion Of the • vessel; and
especially to the botv-and-stern movement
known ass' pitching." That it is simply a
motion sickness is' proved by the fact that
nnmy suscePtible people have it on land.
We have known ladies to get " sea.sick "
over the rumbling motion of an omnibus on
a hilly road, Ind the motion of a.swing, or
even of a p assenger lift in a hotel, has with
sdme people a similar effect. How the
pitching and rolling of a ship acts on. _ the
Immaii frame sous to produce the physical :
and mental prostration of sea-siekness has
and still is, matter of dispute. the
my recently started' by Dr. Irwin attributes
if to .distnfienice of the fluids in the ben:lick
`cdar canals of the ear. The °teaks, -he -
avfm, are washed about by each movement
of , this fluid, and the eilke and terminal
nerve filaments are , thus irritated and abused.
It is ii,snerally recegnizo,l that' irraation of
and kind in these carol, produces nausea and
vOmiting—the usual ecencomitauts of sea- •
sickness_; it is to be remembered, 'however,
that similar effects mat arise from very di
verse-causes. Dr. Chapman, on the other
hand, sees the main prosirwite cause of this
disorder in the presence of au midne amount
of blood iu the.spinal nervous centres, which
renders the nerves proceeding front them
unduly active, with the : result of disturbing
the action of the orgaes—especially the
stomach—whose movements they 'regulate.
In favor cf this theory is the fact that, ,re
cluced to practice, it has been foind
in the prevention of sea-siclmess. The cause
being, according to this theory, , an undue .
amount of blood in the nervasui centres
fikmdtbe back, Dr. Chapman seeks to
son this amount by the application of ice,
and the consequeit lowering, of the -temper.,
attire of the spinal 'region. The testimony
to the efficacy of ice bags placed along -the
spine is too strong to be pains:ad, but the
trouble necessarily attending: their applies.
Lion is such as to prevent the ice cure from
becoming popular in shoit sae voyages- Dr.
Carpenter is inclined to attribute seasick
ness to the continued action on the brain of
a certain set of sensations,
.more particularly
the sensation of the want of support. - Noth
ing is more ' disagreeable than the feeling
consequent on the sudden giving way of a
prop on which one is leaning, and the . con
stant repetition of this sensation every time
the vessel makes its downward movement,
is suppose(' fo produce the nervous derange- .
ment which manifests itself in seasickness.
'On this theory of the malady -being due to
certain sensory impressions, the obvious
method of prevention would lie in -weaken- -
ing as much as possible those impretadons.
How thiS may be done was:shown:lately by
Dr. Ellis in the Lancet, who states that, he
found a complete remedy in carefully attend
ing to the motion of the vessel; and accom
panying, in his mind even, bye Bright steop
ing or pressing -downward 'of the body the
sinking down of the; Vessel's deck, Another
Medical correspondent States that he found
relief by watching the motion of the .vessel`
and as slid wits about to descend making an
- effort as . though to force her down. 'Mutt
mass thus be effected by, conscious effort on ~
the part of the passenger becomes habitnid
in the sailor, whose body follows the' move
ments of the vessel ' unconsciously, and 'in
whom the habit becomes so strong .that a
return td terra firma produces at first a •
marked unsteadiness in f his gait. There are
seamen, however, who never ; , become •gpod
`sailors,"-some being - liable to severe nausea,
during the first few' days of every
_ . voyage, •
add. - others during excepticandly tong,h
!Weather. England's greatest Ado:Ural—
'Lord Nelson—is said to have been one of
those 'who never, got habituated to the
"thud" cif-the sea. That the sailor's usual
immunity from seassiciness is due to an ac.-
"quired faculty of following the movements
of the vessel is further shown by the fact
that a marked change in the character of
those movements is apt to cause seectick.
nerds in the most experienced math:ten.
Thus, it is well known that old sail* after
a long voysge in the Pacific. Ocean; Whera l
the seas aro large and regular, -sometimes
bdcome sea-sick when crossing such narrows
as rho English Channel, where the waves,
being short and choppy, produce aft entirely
different set of movements. Few huulsmea,
however, have the accessory opportunities
for the acquiretruint of -:"" aea.lege,". 'aid* the
victims of met de mer whose voyegings are
mainly confined to crossing oui - channels
and firths will be wise in.making as little use .
as possible of their nether limbs.. All wri t
ers are agreed in recommending the horizon:
tal position.
A clergyman who was sued for debt, replied
that if lie considered the debt a moral obliga
tion he,would pay it, but he looked upon it
as a legal obligation only, that he was worth
nothing ; and the amount, $254, could" not
be collected. If that clergyman shotild es
tablish a now cect; he weald hare 'many^,fol
lowers and it would !sive a phenomenal
growth that might throw the old sects quite
into the background.—Syracuse Journal.
. A PIIOIID Dorer.—Jim Webster; an Alli.
tin colored voter, returned a few days _ago
after an tibsenco of a week in- the country.
After begot back, he was asking Uncle Mose
how his negro acquaintance were coming on,
and among others, what. Torn Knott, who
was celebrated for. his lack of-sociability and
stiffness, was doing. "Didn't yer meet a
funeral as yer was comity' into town ?"
"13s, I did, Undo Mose." "Dew was
ToniKnott's obsequious, dey was." " WeU,
I moat had gnessed hit. Dat ain't de : fast
ho - has passed mo on do street widout
lettin' on dat he knowed me."—Texas _l4/f
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