Bradford Republican. (Towanda, Pa.) 1875-1892, November 16, 1882, Image 1

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111)1.4'410 A. TRACY, Publishers.
Bradford Republican
Is. Published Every Thursthiy,
$1.50 Per .luuua►. in . Advance
Adrertishaii Rates-81x cents a line for drat
i u'aertiou, au I tice_cents per line for an subse
quent inserti3hi. • Reading notice advertb log
tcu cents pce line. Eight ling constitute a
t.piare. atki twelve lines an inch. Auditor's
notices $2.50. Administrator's and Executor's
n otices $.1.09 Yearly advertising $150.00 per
Tar Ram:unman Le :- published in the lLacy.
iloore and Nobles Block at the corner of Main
Ind Pine streets,_ over J.-F. Corner's Boot and
Shoe store.' Its circulation is over 2000. As an
advertising medium it in nnesesital LA Um Ira -
mediate -
::,wanc . :a Business Zirew:ry,',
VM.EVELAND k McGOV UN, (E. J. Cleveland
Wui. .11..:Gorers). Canton; Bradford County
Pa. All business entrusted to their care in
:Western Bridlord will receive prompt attention.
to MITI! It HILLIS,; Offto
13 over Powell & Co.
CLIFF, J. S., Wilco in Wood's Block, sontli
FirstSatiunarnank. up stairs. June 12:48
ELgBREE k SUN /N C Eltbree and L B/sbrre.;
Office in 3lercur Block; Park St. may 14.78 .
DECK A: OVERTON (Resj Peek and D A Owr
total. Office over Hill's ilartet 49-'79
MAXWELL w t- Office over Dayton'■ Store
april 14,T0
riTILT. J. -DREW. Office in Mean's Block
ThAVIES, CARISOCHAN k HALL: (n" rnaites.
Wlf Carr LY 11411,) .03Ilee in 'rear
of Ward Entrance on Poplar St. (.1012:75
IufESCC 4 ,DNEY A. Solicitor of Patents.
1111 Parti,ruar attention paid to buainesta in
Orphans' Court and to the settlement of estates.
OfticeAilrontanye's Block 49.79
Mc PHERSON & , YOUNG. (I'. McPherson and tC. J. Young.) Office south side of Marcus's
Block. febl.7iS
VV Witliosu, E J Angle and E'D Buffington).
office west side of Main street, two doors north
of Argus office. Ml business entrusted to their
care will rec,ive prompt attention. oct 26,77
vi neys and CouneeHors4l4-Law. Office In the
tiercur Block, over C. T. Kirby'. Drng Store.
July 3, 'BO tf.
SEF:NEY, J. P. Attorney-s!-Law. 'Office in
Montanye's Bock, Main Street.
Sep t. :5, 'tq-t.f.
rriIIOMPSON, W. H. _and E. A., Attorneys-at
I. Law, Towanda, Pa Office in Morcur Block,
over C. T. Kirby's Drag Store, entrance on Main
street, first stairway north of Post-oelce, All
business promptly attended to. Special &nen-.
Bon given to claims against the United States
or l'ensioa.s. Bounties, Patents,- etc., and to
ollections and settlement of decedent's es haat.
April 21. ly
iiolicitor of Patents. Goveinment claims at.
tended to. 1161eb82
TOLINSON. T. 8., M.D. Mee over Dr.. 11.
tl Porters'. Drug Store. - feb 12.78
EWTO N. Drs .D.N.A: F. G. Office st Dwelling
431 on Haver Strekt, corner Weston St. feb 12.77
T ADD. C. 8.. M.D. Offici lst door above , -Cdd
batik building, on Main street. Special 'at
tention given to disnases of the throat and
lungs. ju1y19,78
WooIMMO:, 8. M., M.D. • Office skid resi
deuce. Main; street. north of M.E.Church
Medical Examiner for Pension Dr ~a rtment.
(3b 22.78
iIiNE. E. D.. M.D. Office over Montanye's
Store. Office hours from 10 to 12 •. x. and
from 2 to 4 P. Special attention given to
Diseases of the Eye. and Diseases of the Ear.
Oct 20,77
rpOWNER, B. L., M.D..
Et silence and office just north of Dr. Corbon'a
Main street, Athens. Pa.
HENRY HOUgE. stain st., next corner south
, of Bridg•- , street: New house and new
furniture . tbrougbeat. e proprietor has
Ipared neither, pains or expitagii In making his
hotel flat-clan , and respectfully solicits a share
~ . 1 ,1 10 rm....macro MIIILLIL at all hciuni. • Terms
teaeonabls. Large Stable attached.
mar 8 7a. WM. MEISMT.
szavEr SOCIEno
rx - T ATKINS POST, NO. 68, G., A. R. Meets
vl , every Saturday evening, et - Military Hall.
GEO. V. MYER, Comultesuler.
R. Ktrramoe, Adjutant. • feb 7,7 SI
fIRYSTAL LODGE, NO. 57. K. of P.
" 13 , Hall - every Monday evenineit. 7:30. In
surance $2,000. Benents $3.00 per week. Aver
age annual cost, 5 years experience. $ll.
JESSE MYERS. Reporter.
. E. Piencr, Dictator. feb 22.78
ICp.ADFORD LopoE. N 0.1674. 0. 0. F. Meet
In Odd Fellow's HaU. evnry Monday evening
It 7 o'clock. I WARREN 11n.z.. 21 - oble Grand.
POST. 'F. E. No. 32 Second street All orders
will receive prompt attention. June 1473
The SPREiG TERM will begin Monday,
April 3, 13.42. For catalogue or other tutor•
mutton, address or call on the Principal.
Towanda. Pa.
July 19,78
WILLIAMS, EDWARD. Practical Plumber
and Gas Fitter. Place of business in Mel'.
ear Block next door to Journal once opposite
Public Scitiaie. Plumbing,' Gas Fitting, Repair.
ng Pumps of all kinds. and all kinds of Gearing
rotopsly attended to. • All wanting work In his
Ls should gly•lizn a call. July 27,77
I8I1841‘ ; 'CE.
litSilnin C. 8. General Insurance Agency,
Totranda, Pa. °ace Whltcomb's Book
ltoro July 12.76
And had One of Ms
fetai-i' m
done at short notice andb e rata
ImpFßracmt Mee. nue"
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lifscellaneoui Adverttsemenis.
1 - 4; NEW BOOBS !
Ed. touillesseaux,
Jewelry otore
' OF "1118 dWN i•
With SwartB & Gorden's Store,
Main Street, Toivands,
%Imre 11. keeps a FALL ASKIETZENT cv,r
old& Silver Watches
Sir His Block is aU NEW and of the FINEST
QUALITY: Can and see for Yourself.
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TROY, - PA..•
We keep on hand constantly for builders.
Fellows, Spokes Mills, Poles
Also a fall lin• of Shelf and Heavy Hardware, and
a !offline of
Carriare, ii,.Platienn and Lumber Waitons,
Made by na with Workmen, and warrinted
in every particular. ,
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Hardware Dealers.
Troy, April 27-17
Alfred J. Pur
AU work in his line done well and promptly et
lowest price. -
Parties bavimig volumes incomplete will be far.
Matted with guff missing numbers at cost price.
AU orders given to J. J. Scanlan. Agent for
Bradford County, will be promptly executed as to dkrections.
41 1 sep9-tf
New occupies the Corner Store' opposite
C. Porter's Drug Store, Main Steeet,
with a large stock•of
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.7. L. 13414•001.0.0 e is, oioric.i Tha• two stars& tiro
connected by Telephone. Mr. Rom can now feel
satisfied that he can give the
His experience enables him to select the best
'goods, which hi is bound to sell at a LOW PRICE.
Ton can always get a bargain if you
. .
All goods delivered in the Borough FR - E!.
FARMERS will do well to call with their Produce
and get the CASH. 2OsprS2-ly.
laattil to be fotind at the °Li) ISTAND
Next door to Dr. N C. Porteee Drug &ore.
J E-W EtR Y,
fir ' ALL OF 1117:107 'WILLA! SOLD AT THZ
Clocks. Watchia and Jewelry promptly repaired
by an erparianawl and competent workman.
_ .. A. N. NELSON
tp: ,
("4 - - WATCHES ,
of every verilikr. end GAvoilmilm W Portico!
Malabo paid to repairing. Shop in Decker
iroughtl Grocery Store. Vain Street, To
Pe ans.
(Formerly with Rondalmaio
No. 131 Geueesee street,_
4 New Athreittlemente
no longer from Dyspep
sia, Indigestion, want of
Appetite,loss of / Strength
lack of Energy, Malaria,
Intermittent Fevers,ri&c,
TERS never fails to cure
all these diseases.
lkitlon.Novernii;r s 6,
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Drown C.mmacat. CO
Gentlemen :—For yens I bairn,
• beenaigtataiffererfross rlyry
and amid get nomlieffltaving wind
emythingi which was recommend.
ed) antra acting on the advice of a
friend, who had been benefit:id by
Biomes km - Bursas, I tried a
bottle. with most surprising results.
Previous to taking Suomi's Isom
Brrrnas. wrerything I ate distressed
- me, and I suffered - greatly from a
burning sensation in the stomach.
, which was unbearable. Since tak-
lag Itacrines Isom lirrrzas,gll my .
troulahrs are at &nem!. Can
time without any re.
lam 2
pasts. •
I. W. 3. TIMM,
yo Maverick St., E. Boston.
, TERS acts like a charm
, on the digestive organs,
removing all 'dyspeptic
symptoms, suall as tast
ing the ' food, Belching,
Heat in the Stomach,
Heartburn, etc. The
only Iron Preparation
that will not blacked the
teeth-,,0r vive headache.
r o'
.Sold by all Druggists
Brown Chemical Co.
Btiliiinore, Md.
Sze that all Iron Bitters are made by
Brown Chemical Co.. Baltimore. and
have crossed red lines and trade.
mark on tra p per.
By Universal Accord,
AYER'S CAntAxmc 'Pits are the best
of all- purgatives for family use. t They
are the product of long, laborious, and
successfal chemical Investigation, and
their eztensive use, by physicians in
their practice ' and by all civilized na
tions, proves them the best . and most
effectual purgative Pill that 'mediCal
science can devise. Being purely veg
etable no luirm can arise from their
use, and being' sugar-timed,. they 'ge
pleas:V39 take. In intrinsic value
and curative powersi no other Pills
can be compared with' hem; and every
person, knowing th'virtues , will
employ them, wheal needed. , They
keep the system in rfect 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 thei prevent
and cure, if timely taken. They are
the best and safest physic to' ;employ
for children and weakened constitu
tions, where a mild ; but effectual
cathartic is required. -
For sale by all druggists. ....
The i nad and Warthieas
are never imitated or counterfeited. This
is especially term of a family medicine, and
it is positive proof that the remedy imitated
is of the highest value. As soon as it had
been tested- and proved by the whole world
that Hop * Bitters was the purest,. best and
most valuablSfamily medicine on earth,
many imitatlis sprung up and' began to
steal the nottitirs in which the press and peo
ple of the country had expressed the merits
a TT_ B. and in every way trying- to in
duce suffering insanits to use their stuff in
stead, expecting to make money uu tizo
credit and good name of H. B. :.Many,
others started nostrums put up in similar
style to H.. 8., with variously devisednames
in which the word "Hop" or "Hops" were
used in a way to induce people to believe
they were the 'Rune as 'Hop Hop Bitter& All
such pretended remedies or cures, no mat
ter what their style or name is, and espe
cially those . with the word "Hop" or
"Hops" in their name or in any: way con
nected with them or their name, are imi
tations or counterfeits. Beware of them.
Touch none of them. Use nothing but
genaine Hop Bitters, with a bunch or clus
ter of green Hops on the white label.
Trust nothing else. Druggists and dealers•
ore warned against sialing in imitations or
counterfeits. • - I
RE). - EWER is . a scientific combination
of some 'of the most poweribl restorat i
live agents in the vegetable .kingdom.
It restores gray hair to its original
color. It makes the scalp white and
clean. It cures dandruff and ' humors,_
and ihlling-out of thelmir. It Ihrnishes
the nutritive principle by which the
hair is nourished and supported. It
makes . the hair
. moist, soft and glosSy,
'and is unsurpassed as a hair dressing.
It is the most economical preparation
ever offered: to the public, as its effects
remain a long time, making only an
i l i
occasional `applicati n necessary. It is
recommended and used by eminent
medical men, and o daily endorsed by
the. State . Assayer of MaSsachusetts.
The popularity 4.4 all's flair Renewer
has infreased with the test of many
years, both' in tbi country and in
foreign linde, aad i is now known and
used in-Mt:Abe. civilized countries of
the world. 1 '
For sale by all d rs. '
ufr n if e d
Far GEN. DOD( 3E'S brace new book, entitled
Years Among
a trae mold at the .Aittbors . 21irtp-Three teeirs Pc!•sktmar,
Riperiairt amigo a ir Adios With as able Intraliactiam.
By Gen. Sherman.
This nes work arse el oneerentacribed for by reandelt
Annus and east -no • Gabled.. and by Gee. Sherman, Gen.
Oran; Gess. SAeri lea. Gat. Restock, and rAceeonds of £
inad Yen. Gan.. Gamic says:—.ll as tie bed bent on
.hdien Ass ever screttes k - Manor Wsulr (Methodist):
sayes—'o4 • bea terissesour vans. - It is the onty authen
tie account of o ar Indians ever published. fully reveal
' ins their "Inner secret doings, ezatoita. ete. i It is
motets with dull nag experiences of the Author, and of fe
mme lbooute.Tr. mere. Gdshoje. Itinas. Border Rudisne,
etc, vividly par: "yin Life in the Great West is it /sue
4141 thcissamt ir teem With tittter Rograviags'lind
Chrocno.Litbat stet Males in 16 eqoa.friscu tihotsivaahe
zGsby the 1L..1. Government et4presdefec this great r a ni
lniTS: This grand book I. nerd ouSselling all
10 bill.. So conaddion. Agents seems 10 ha 00
soden a day. W. Tent 1000 ware agents 'Seam
eiries Territc fry and Apeciat Ihraegrkess. Otir Isige'etren
lantettle fall pardonless' ant free. • lee Ittiedineallehe
dentlaiddin* as fora 3 cent stamp. Addis's gut sole pub's.
W( lling/sat= a CO, Marton% Cons 4
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TONT . 1)-A.
A shadow came over the infantine bloom
and frmbness a Rosa's face.
"To defer, kw.' martinge,, Pkreice ?
can't imagine what you mean."
"Lilian, Rosa; anid I will tell You. My
uncle bas just comb from California very
poor, and a confirmed invalid. I am his
only surviving relative, and to me he natttr.
appeals for protection and companion
alirp:- I mast give him a home, Rosa! You
kr%w I-had laid up just enough „to begin
bousehouptur, In a quiet. ecomonloal goat of
way, but this new plan will necessarily alter
ill my arrangements."
"I never heard of any uncle before."
"Ho, dearest ; I knew very little of him—
nothing personally, as he never _ visited my
father during his
Rasa's face was turned away from Clar-:
enee Hyde's ; .she was silently twisting a bit
of paper round and round her slender fore.
" Rosa," he said., after waiting a minute
cir two for her to make some remark; "tell
me honestly, dear one, which would you
prefer—to begin - housekeeping on this new
scale—one humbler and more frugal than I
had originally hoped and intended—or to
defer Ourinarriage until I can earn enough
to carry out those original arrangements
She d was silent fora moment, then she an.
swered, in a Poke which seemed .to chill
Ca:rice's buoyaot young heart
" Neither !"
"Rosa," he exclaimed, "I do not un
dorstand you!"
" I spoke plainly enough. Neither!"
"Do you mean that--"—" .
"I meSethat _you must either give up
your uncle or me. Afters]] that bat been
said and !mown of our engagement, after its
publicityiand length, I certainly cannot con
sefit to it 4 further postponement. And we
shall be poor enough, if we marry immedi:
ately, without filling our house with a !host
of needy relatives."
Clarence Hyde looked at his fair;fiancee,
in perfect amazement. Never in the whol e
course of their - acquaintance had he been
this phase of hez:clutracter. He had fairied
her all that was sweet, Eur, and womanly.
Could it be possible that she was cold-heart
edifuth, and; deadto all the sweet ties of
"Roar be said, mournfully, "is this to
part nal?" '
'llr you to say."
"Do you wish me to give np my poor,
dependent uncle?"
"Either him wine," Rom answered, in.
"It will be had—very boa, for me to
iy wide the blighted Wishes of my life,"
he aid, earnestly, "but Baia, duty is
first object. I awed lame my ramie to
VW out hia few remaining days in poverty
lend solitude."
"Very ve1,1," answered Boss, cuelemily
stooping to pick up , the odorous purple
blossom which had fallen from her hair,
" then we will . consider our enpgement
"And you can give me tip so readily,
Rose r
"Oh," as* Ross, is Ma Impatiently,
41 where's the me of being romantic shout
it? Yon have chosen your part, I have
Chosen_ rofic , So let it be I"
asrateu Hyde took his leave, dejected
enough. It is not pleasant to set np a fair
idol and worship it with all the strength gia
tenderness of your nature, only to And, after
• y •
urue as I 'elev. most !telt day'
I laugh me vlkl to saw War vay
3ly scbmall young baby dole to play—
pot tunny leetle baby.
Yen I look of dem leetle toes,
Und see dot funny leetle nose,
Und hear der me dot roaster crows,
I schndle Ilke4 vas may.
Sometimes dere comes a: leetle scbquall •
Dot's vben der vindy vied vill crawl,
it bbs leetie stebomack adman.
_ Dot's too bad for der baby
Dotniakee him Win¢ at night so tichTetlo
trnd gorry barric be oust end.'
End I must chump spin .. - s• my feet -
To bele dot leetle baby.
lie bulls ring nose end kicks my hair,
I tied Smwis me oferieterynere, •
lied stdobbers mel-but vot I care ?
lives my sebinall young baby
11.reimd'my bead dot leetle arm
vas schqdmin me so elm nett vann
-0111-111117 date ItetetHcome some.usrm
Ul4lol:lolitinieeklet alb!. •
' . .l3liitries Pollen Adullg.
"Hash! it is Clarence Hyde's step in,
And Rosa Eldon sprang to her feet rosy
and smiling, with the freshly plucked hello
trope- trembling among her glossy brown
braids, and her pretty blue dress floating
round her like an i nzure cloud. •
Only eighteen,' - and very fair and InVely
was our little Rotia—a trifle spoiled andwilli ;
fat, perhaps, but what else could one expect?
Every one petted and made run& her—
every—one smiled at her pretty kittenish
ways—cud Clarence Hyde thought her the
fairest specimen of feminine humanity that
ever the sun shone on I .
Lizzy Eldon made room for her sister,
Lizzy. just_one yea'r ',younger, and scarcely
less fair, yet very different in character.
Lizzy was quiet. and sage, and demure,
WIall:.„L lan rattled away like a merry moan
ta' st flowing over its mossy stones
-" r. ought her sister perfection; while
Rosa was always lecturing Lizzy in a apri
cious fashion, and laying down the law to
her idler the most approved manner of
elder sisters. '
" How nice it taut be to be, engaged!"
said Lizzy, with a half encouraging smile,
as Rosa paused at the glass to' adjust her
hair. "I wish I were engaged!" ,
" You ?. Oh, you are nothing but child,"
Ran said; patronizingly. " The i re
me my pocket-handkerchief I" '
' And away sho went, light and lithe as a
blue-winged butterfly. - '
darence Hyde was in the parlor, anxious
ly awaiting her coming, but Clarenoe had
rather a disturbed face. He was a
made, handsome' young fellow, with laugh
ing wine-brown eyes, straight features, and
brown hair thrown back from abroad, fnink
. .
" Why, what makes you look so sober?"
wa.4 Dose's first arch 4u‘tion;hen the
ceremonials of greeting w go
fi through
t v
with, and she had had rs' to a goof.
. ;
look into his face, , 1 ' ~
" Sober ?DoI ?" I' • il,
He was playing rather reitlessly with the
crimson cord that looped', back the white
muslin draperies of the, pretty bay-window
that made Mrs. Eldon's cottage look , like one
of the lovely rustic habitations you see itiold
English engravings. • ' . , .
"Exactly as if you had the toothache or a
bad conscience." .
Clirence„laughed in spite of himself.'
" You are wrong,- then, my little
guesser; I too afflicted with neither die one
nor the other."
" Well, what is it, then ?"
" Rosa, what should you say if it were to
become' necessary to defer oar marriage for
some time
Itlidithi &Stipa ..booated
- "
diddled F5:01944. lds brier:
wood nuanashatini bjitba
,irindmr an
airianie ants:ed.-a - *Oars, hiattiakapkinie
little Old, matt, with -seamed" dasiti wrhddes
on his. I brow, , and rigbor; :isorbruag eyes
gleaning as lira opt& benefit bir shaist.
brows.) - - 7; ", I
gardad his nephew. in slatoei for. awhile.
"Tall the old uncle whist it is." `
"I have told you sheaf BUS Eldon, &
well, she and I era---indhat, he all mar be.
tiresnu!" - -
"fngagsment broken,- all? Past the
power tp?" :
"Ti., undo , •
" Aid it was Onioy =MO Nay, boy,
don't :turn can die truth in
your cies. So 'she's piged . roa Mull"
"We aro parted, scale—ia not that
enough r
" aaroleel my boy, flo*tbbalk boo loos
"Tr: be said, brtuoitlobViafter* book To
`"Wonilos"PeilVori' It 'lllll
yell y o n focmd her out in time, &mom
It's for tbe best, my toy." - ""
Clarence Hyde was passing down the vil.
lagst a day or two subsepiently, toward
dusk o a mellow August evening, when •
slight orm glided up to him and a trenzi..2
lons luind was laid upon his own. He lean
ed at first, but quickly recogniced that': face
and figura.
"Lice3rrEhion V"
"Ql, Clarence, I could not' rest without
teßinialyon hortvely, eery wrceig I thought
Rosa, and how sorry I am for yon."
, .
" ~'Tianks, Lizz3r. Ido not think she has
treated me exactly right."
tizzy ! burst into tears. '
"HOw could she be 'so cruel—so ' un wo.
manly ? You ' were right, Charen ce r-Lyou
acted nobly ! I think Rosa will one day
live to , repent it."-
.(ls plarence stood therilistening to Lizzy
- , A
)21119a1a impetubus 'words and holding her
sot lath) hand in his own, ho wondred that
he hadldever before noticed how Very, 'very
pretty, he was—a softer, more subdued style
of beauty gain Rosa's, yet not less bewitch.
ing in its way. - -' - --
• .
.They haunted him all the night long,
that oval, earnest face e those swimming blue
eyes ! 1
• Day by day Rosa's image waxed fainter'
and more faint in his memory, and - tizzy's
shy; gentle looks grew 'pore eier present in
his heart.
"I do believe I've falletalnlove with the
girl," he thouglit. "I wonder what she
would say if I were to propose to herr
Next to.the wonder came its realizatiou.
Otie Sue October day, when :Aug
strayed a little away from ,the gay nutting'
party, Whose -voices made the old yellow=
leaved woods musical, Mr. Hydtiaskedl.4zy,
Eldon if she would accept the love her sister
had slighted, end Lizsy, smiling and *elm=
bling, answered yes!
"You see, Uacle Cuthbert," said ,Clar
ince, eagerly, as he explained the new ;peel:
Lion of affairs to his uncle that evening, after
ha bad safely escorted ;tizzy home, with
- her basket'of nuts only half filled (and to
welder, -all thing's considered)!Ailt twill be
pleasant!eo We shall alllivertogether, and
lazy, says:she will love you dearly. tizzy
is welt a. famOus little housekeeper! She
thinks it Will be so pleasant to have you
sitting! by our, hearth-stooel and, uncle,
you will go to see her tomorrow, won't
you?" l• —;" • •
"Yes," said Uncle Cuthbert, briefly, "nu
&A l es next day Lizzy was surprised at
her sewing by a brown-faced tittle dd
whO abruptly took both her hands in his,
and imprinted a kiss 'upon her' crimsoning
forelud, just as if ho were the oldest s se
quainhuice in the world: '
"Sa you're going to marry my nephew,
Lizzy, are you?.', iatia Uncle Cuthbert.
" Yes, sir,"„ "any made answer, timidly.
" Arid you love him, Lizzy r
" Oh, yes, sir !" •
"And you , won't object to having the old
man lumbering round the house, helpleis
;and feeble tbxigh!he be?"
" I shall be so glad to Lava you live with
us, sir,' for I never remembered my father—
aud—and You° will be like one to me, I am
Uncle Cuthbert kissed her again, and
walked away as abruptly as he bad come.
"-He's 'a very fanny old gentleman,"
thought " but I know I shall him
. Bose conteriplatedC the present state •of
factirs irery coolly—aßttle contemptuously,
in .1
If ru choose to adopt all Clarence
Hyde* piior +relationii, ) Irby, I. can only
wonder i at your taste,", said she, loftily.
But Tizzy only smiled, anddoubted to her
self whether Rose could ever, have really
loved Clarence.
"No,l no; no I" echoed her heUrt.
The-day df the wedding deed near. Liz.
zy's wbite dress was nearly Walled, and
modest'little presents wereliegkining to be
sent in from friends and neighbors.
"Here's my present," said Uncle Cut&
best, lidking in one day and tossing a little
box of carved wood, into Liars lap. "I
cut culposo wooden flowers myself when I
was in California."
"Oh, =tele, what a dear little box," said
Lizzy, her bright thanks, while Ho.
se elevated her nose rather soornfuDy..'
" Well , but open it; lins4l beautifully."
persisted the old man.
Lizzy obeyed.
" Wby, there's a parchment chart in it,
smcle,"l cted the astonished Clarence, who
was I PA
g over Lizzy's shoulder.
"Of 1 1 4::ourse there is—a deed making over
fifty thousand dollari tor Lizzy Eldon, the
day of :ter inarriage," answed Uncle On&
Bert, dryly, t " and rye got ji* another one
for yolat home, Chiron*, my boy! Abel
the old uncle wasn't so very poverty4stricken,
after You mustn't think , , iny young
lady," he added, turning abruptly to Rosa,
"that gold isn't gold, , because i it's 'a trifle
rusty nird tarnished. Appearances aren't
everything in this world!"
• And so Clarence and Lizzy , began the
world rvith the fairest of prospects, and true
love enough to float, the bark of life into its
sweeten haven.
lio64ldon was somewhat chagrined in
her secret soul, but,she wisely kept her feel
ings to h i mself, and old Uncle Cuthbert was
quite satisfied with the choice his nephew
had made. I,' •
"Shies worth twice handrail &maid
dollars Diu her own await self, Clariimo he
said, confidentially, ,to Mr. Hyde,
Helen Forrest grarce:
WHAT •'0 IDO .14111 C—" This mud
be a tornado," remarked traveller' in lowa
when ha saw three or "tkr houses flying
through the air. "Oh, that's nothing but
s little breeze," answereir an lowa man.
" Vali ti i 3 you sees city ' flying pad with all
the t lamps stall blaming then it will be
time en ugh to hunt fors hole to crawl into;
for that it a sure sign that a tnenado is some.
wherein the neighborhood."-4/itladelphin
-X 31
- OV 11 1882
•Vi 4 •
impAstiu 8 NAPAttrE.
Ther..carier of silo #eelebraferl Ballhasen
Benoit—Her neasidenos. -
Baltimore has krolenjayed a - wide reps
tationifor the beau and grace of its. wo
men. i This distinction was acquired in the
beginning, not so much hem the number of
Itsheautiful women as for their celebrity.
Early in the present century there , grew up ,
to - womanhood. a fair lialtimorean, whose
betrutyand fasciae - ton realized - Tennyion's
"Dream of Fair Women," and whose his.
tort' Was more strange and romantic than
-the pages of fiction. The daughter of an
Irish adventurer who made a fortune by
lucky speculations during the American rev
olution, Elizabeth Patterson became, by her
rash but ambitious' marriage with Jerome
Bonaparte,, the of the greet
Emperor, and'although her husband was a
king she remained a crownless and deserted
wife. But after the fall of him whose genius
hid raised them hire satellites to shine
around'the imperial throne,
.the Bonaparte
family retuniedio their original obscurity,
while Madame. Bonaparte entered upon, a
social career in Europe more brilliant than
any. American woman had previously en.
joyed. In Paris, Bomb, Florence and Ge r
neva she reigned queen of all hearts and the
mistress of her own. Sailing rerehely on
the top wave of European society, ".bean-t
ties envied her beauty and wits dreaded her
wit, kings sought her acquaintance and
princes claimed her friendship." Paris, ever
giddy and fickle, received her • with open
arms, and what she appreciated far more,
with the open doors of the most exclusive
circles. Her harsh treatment by Napoleon
bad made her a l heroine. Her grace and
beauty blade her a queen in the Parisian
world. Wellington admired her beauty;
Talleyrand enjoyed her wit, Madame de'
Steel praised her grace, and . Chateanbriand,
Sismondi, Humboldt, Canora and other cel
ebrated men were numbered =Long her ac
quaintances. In Florence the Grand Duke
paid her most distinguished attention. She'
was - at a ball every night, and shone as a
brilliant star in Italian society. From these
gay and dazzling scenes Madame ‘.Bonaparte
shuddered at the thought of 'returning to the
"dull, little trading town of, Baltimore," as
she contemptuously called her native city.
She had written to her father that, after
marrying the brother of an Emperor, she
had nol!equal in America ; that she could not
be heppy, there, and to return home would
be tosacrifice all that,she had valued upon
earth., But she did return to her home,
after reSiding abroad, altogether, twelve
Years, and - from a life of brilliant social sue.
cess on the continent she began a life of
saving in Baltimore. In thirtY,years, by
,Close economy and judicious investment, she
,accumulated $1,500,000. . "Once I had
everything but money, now I have nothing
but money," she said in her old age. At
length she died' in -the ninety•fitth year 'of
. her age, retaining to .the , last some of the
traces ,of I that" trauscendent beauty which
more,than three-feurtlisof a century before
.had, led captive the . fickle heart of Jerome
Bonaparte. She left her .immense ,fortune
to her two grandsons, Colonel Jerome Na
ipoleon Bonaparte and Mr. 'Charles. Joseph
Bonaparte. Colonel Bonaparte' was edu
catedot 'West Point, and after, the coup
d'etat of 1881 that placed Louis Napoleon
on the.thrcme Of France young Bonaparte
:resigned his commission in the, 'United
States army and was appointeffo lieutenant
iottre French army. He was a soldier of
fortune and a fortunate soldier, for he die.,
pgnished himself in the Crimean war, 'mi t
pmoted to.,the rank of captain and decor.
aced with medals, crosses and - honors by
Napteori. ILL and other sovereigns of
Europe. - He came out of the. Franco-Prue.
elan war with the mirk of colonel, and after
the fall of Sedan
-and the overthrow of the
second empire!. he escorted the Empress
Eugenie to England;returning to Paris to
take *prominent part_in the defense of that
city. .At the close of the war he returned to
the United States, and in the summer of
1871 married Caroline Le Boy Appleton, the
widow of Mr. Newbold Edgar, a grand.
daughter of DanielWeriter. ' Since his mai.
riage COlonel Bona pa rt e has generally pissed.
his winters in Paris and his summers et
Newport with an beiltraional residence in
Baltinyfre and Washington. He has three
children; a son , and t*o daughters. One of
the lattir is named after the ex-Empress,! of
whom the Colonel is ispeeial favorite. Ile
will soon occupy a beautiful house in Wash.
ingtortlbuilt in the French style, with a
court-yard, etc.
Mr. -,harles Joseph Bonaparte is . twenty
years onager 'than his brother. He has
the dark, swarthy complexion of an Italian
and a wild, nervous manner, and attracts at
tention on the street by his eccentric op
pearanee. He is said. to possess ,legal tal
ents, bat as yet" - has chiefly distinguished
hirratelf at the Baltimore bar by - numerous
libel suits, in which he. has invariably repre.
sented I the plaintiffs. He married Miss
„Channing Day, the granddaughter of
the celelbrated Dr. William Ellery Charming,
of Boston: He is chilffiess. Madame Bona.
plate was buried in Greenmont Cemetery
near Baltheore, in a small lot .selected by
herself sumo years before her death. Her
grateful grandsons erected a marble monu
ment over her grave at a cost of one thou.
sand dollars, instead of four hundred dollars,
which 4tie bad in her will assigned for that
purpme:-ZPltiladelplda' Timm.
Out i4Faritanlt, Minn ., there is a nice
girl whiil one diy recently got it' into Mer
head that she would like to .show her lover
that she know a thing or two about art. At
an eastern seminary, from which she had
returned a few.rnoraths t hefore, she had been
instructed in•nrod43g. After much !recit
ing and filling,Nher-young inan consented to
have his bust taken from life, in plaster.
The fair' artist forgot to grease her subject's
lice, and the plaster, ambitions to do its part
in the'exhibition, clung to the youth, and
hardened and fastened upon his classic fear.
rues. The ; goase.ggik through ,;which ho
was to pump air to his lungs slipped, and
the plaster, rushing in' to ; fill the vacancy,
nearly smothered him before it could be re.
moved. It became evident, before the work
hid been in progress an hour, that the ex
periment was not an entire success, and the
beautiful sculptor laruhirtook to relieve her
modeL The cast was broken bff piece -Meal,
bringing with it snatches of whisker, patches
of skin, a sample of moustache, the tip of an
ear, and so forth ; and at the end ofeight of
the longest boars - of hia' life the model' es.
eyed from the artist, and setting what was
left of his nose surgeon-ward followed it to
the doctor's for repairs. One !might fancy
that the lass lost her lover as well as f her
subject, but she didn't; for, as Mrs. Broivir
jug saPi
lave strikes higher with his lambent ttaeue
Than Art can pile the fagots. •
HE. SPOKE ITALIAN. —The' other day a
youth who had been studying Italian stepped
up to the keeper of an apple stand and, with
an accent that /would have done credit to a
native, iagniied , "Sono buoni i mela,
Signor?" The swarthy son of Italy • looked
up in astonis' hinent and almost paralyied the
young man as he 4clabned, in the purest
Greek, " Matte:ye:soy
A IlltiekaAekihninervo Deliterate ?dr LAW
Charleston Ilarbor. •
The steamer Heflin was the last runner in
or .out of Charleston.. She was a small ves
sel, Clyde-built, furnished with powerful en
gines, and she made' , more trips than any
' other vessel engaged in the business.
ed men in Charleston who knew all about
her to aghast° the wane of the cargoes
taken out and brought ill. Cy this one vessel,
and their figures were $50,000,000. On
several occasions she brought such -muni
tions of war as the Confederacy ts!s in
pressing need of, and at least three Slinks
were brought on by the munitions for which
the Confederates waited, .and which she
landed safely in.their bands. Plot after Plot
was formed at Nassau to get hold of the
Hattie, but none of them were successful.
She slipped inisiOnt Wm a phantom, tak
ing the most dsi*Srate risks and being: at
tended by a spirit of good kick quite orbs
The last entrance of the Hattie into
Charleston occurred one night in February,
1863. The Confederacy was .the on its
last legs, and the Federal fleet off Charleston
numbered eighteen'or twenty sal It was a
Starlight night and at an early hour that the
Hattie crept forward anions the fleet i She
had been freshly paintedU blue white, her
tree made no smoke and not a light was
permitted to shine on board. With'her en
gines moving slowly, she let the wind drive
her forwirll. There were eight or ten ves
sels outside the bar, and as many within.-
Those outride were successfully passed with
out an alum being raised..— The Hattie ran
within 300 feet of two different blockaders
without herpresence being detected. To
the naked eye7of th e e look-oats she must
have seemed a isize or mist moving slowly
The little steamer was quietly approach
ing the inner line of blockaders when a' sud
den fire was opened on her from a gun-boat
not 200 feet distant, and the air was at, the
nine time filled with rockets to announce
the runner's presence. At that time the
Federals had the whole of Morris Island,
and Fort Sumter had been , so baitered to
pieces that monitors took up their stations
almost within pistol-shot of it. As soon as
the Hattie was discovered she was given all
steam and headed straight for the channel.
She ran a terrible gauntlet of shot and shell
for ten minutes, but escaped untouched.
Then MUM the real peril. Just below Sum
ter, in the narrowest part of the channel,
the Hattie encountered two barge loads of
men stationed there on picket. Her mire
ordinary speed saved her from being board.
el; but the volleys fired after her wounded
two or three men and cut three fingers off
the hand of the pilot resting on the spokes
of the wheeL
Two hundred yards ahead lay a
and She at once opened fire and kept her
guns going as long as the Hattie could be
seen, but not a missile struck. It wail won.
.derfal, too, considering that the steamer ran
so close that she could hear the orders given
on the monitor.
Talk of culture in connection with the
Boon Brahmin and you talk nonsense.
Carfyle Would not be tolerated a day iit a
genuine high -caste Boston household. It is
ancestry, family, ;blood, gore, carnage, that
give distinction and manner in Boston. , Tho
Governor either bath it not, or bath alio too
much South Shore " gumption" to: keep
thinking abo{it- it - Has General- = shall 1
say Gpvernor ?-llntler the Boston manner?
I trove not. Deportment is not the strong
snit of our Uncle Benjamin's lutnd. Has
Mr. ,Arthur ? I took a good look at him hist
'week, and with pain and =sorrow I must
write it down—No. He is WV' :' mely
and graceful, as a man shonia'64` 1
he bath a plenty, but. the Beetint-Afeii Dm!
0.4 201111
oonspicuowhy its Styiepte. .
fret his e I
presence.. Inybolizift aceej*/ 8.
ons pen pictures of " Cret*tis` one of the
boys "of New York is sadly mistaken. Of,
Presidents I lutre seen Johnson and Grant
and Hayes and Garfield and, to-day,. Arthur.
The first had a strong, plain, masculine face.
D - -need'ed 'no biography to tell one that ho
had not been reared in the lap - of l' .—'.'-'
In person be was as different from th: other.
" accidental President" of to-day , - could
well be imagined. ,
What's in a name ? All the difference be
tween courtly 4 Chester " and plain " Andy.*
Grant we have all seen, and his face is fa
miliar to every reader. Of the Boston man
ner heis as innocent as B. Butler himself.
'Hayes looked like a country deacon in .pros.
perous circumstances, a Western deacon
with the physique to correspond. College
bred, as Garfield also Was, both of them
missed the fine distinction of manner, ac . -
, cording to the. goSpei of Boston. And Ar
thur has it not.
" Where then," you exclaim, " may we
find this touchstone of perfection, this je ne
sails quoi of-gentility?" Como with me, in
your mind, 0 reader, to the dry -goods shop
of 4orden, Marsh Co., on Washington
street, and I . will show you the only speci
men on public exhibition. He is -in wax,
the work of a cunning craftsman whom
Madame Tassaud should secure at once.
His masterpiece is a family group, and the
.crowning glory thereof is - a Boston Brahmin
at his own.fireside. The Brahmin is taken
'in the act of doing nothing in particnlar ex, 7
cept gazing at the Invisible Infiniti, with
two capital eyes. He wears not glasses, the,
only anachronism in • an otherwise •flawless
Work.. Much meditation on his own per
fection hath warn the locks from his. polish
ed brow even to the apex of his shaiely
head. His mustache and beard are trimmed
in the Anglo-Bostonian fashion, a careful
parting in the chin giving squareness to the
face. He is better than the life itself, for
life has emotions, and beeswax knows no
change. Whene'er I take my walk abroad
I loye to stop and admire !IA waxen
compendium of the Boston- manner, for I
know a score of men who might have eat for
theoriginaL—Bostrnt taw. DetroiSPrsa,i.
"The above reference to this deb," says
a scribe of the Rochester Demoirat, 1 • leads
me'to say that the opposition of the manag
ars having proied a tultutt, 'the speculators
SOW find their chief danger in their own ri
valry. - As long as the number was limited
:here was a good chance, but of late there
has been a very unwelcome increase. The
specastors were not more than two,,, -
s 7.
en, and hence bad / the business to than
;elves. Tbeir nretled of obtaining tickets
was very -ingenious. As the best' theatres
will not sell to speculators,, the latter are in
the habit of Bending mes senger boys, or wo
men in cabs, or young men of their acquaint-.
ance,'ho :Ake parches* of- choice tickets
in this artful maim= • As a matter of
nurse, the speculator always selects the
beat performances and.takes the risks of bad.,
weather. Having secured his tickets, he
makes his appearance in front of the theatre
and announces, • tickets for sale.* If it be a
popular play, there will be a Argo number
unable to obtain tickets at the box office,
; and hence he will Sall out at a handsome
The valuterrsearce was over,
some snowflakes tarried yet,
t IVhen la a garden corner
A little root I pet.
The friend. who sent It promised
That it should surely bring
To me some fragrant treasures
Before the night 'of spring. -
And patiently I waited
As April came and went,
And May taught all the song-birds
A song of sweet content.
But bonny Spring departed,
And June the roses brouglit.
And, save two slender green leaves,
The rootlet gave me naught'
-And so my memly lost it,
And summer also passed, er?
When in the garden corner,
One day I found, at last,
A very pearl of lines—
And snow-white dower gem—
With conscious beauty trembling
Upon a graceful stem.
Oh! weary hearts, take courage,
With. Faith and Patience wait;
Though sown to blossom early,
Fun many PIZ bloom late. •
. The teem= due Inswing -time
May linger on the way, ,
And like my pearl of Hiles,
Make sweet an - autumn day. '
Margaret Pytiuge.
The Old Resldesee Still Masai. at Fred.
It irill be borne in mind by most readers
that George Washington's mother resided in
Fredericksburg during the Revolution. She
had lived there for some years previously
and continued to do so until her death. Her
old residence, situated in the westerly part of
the town, is yet standing and occupied, and
lain as good a state of preservation .as the
average dwellings of the town. It is - a
wooden building i .of two - stories, with one
story wings projecting from either gable arid
dormer windows. built into the roof. -It
stands at the corner - Of a square, flash with
the sidewalk with a porch projecting nearly
to the curb. The entire building is about
seventy.five feet long.
,The fear walls' of
the wings are; curiously enough, constructed
of brick although the house is framed. The
farm owned by the Washingtons at that
time lies on the opposite side of the river,
just below the town, or at the point where
the First andßixth corps, under Smith and
Reynolds, crossed the river at the assault
upon Fredericksburg in 1862. It is said—
and every reader will remember hearing it
during the days of his boyhood—that Wash
ington was the only youth that ever succeed.
ed in throwing a stone across the river skirt
ing his father's • faith. I have only to say,
after looking over the, ground. that, George
Washington or any other man could not
throw a• stone half way across the stream - at
any point at which it touches the Washing.
ton farm. Common rumor, as handed down
to' the present day, represents the old lady
as not being especially amiable, a little im
prudent in the choice and use ofvbeyerages,
and rather free with the rattan among her
servants, sometimes following them out into
the street in her frantic applications of the
lash. On the occasion of her son's victor
ious return•to Fredericksburg at the close of
the war,. and when everyone else was on the
streets in gala dress to welcome him, her
own heart was not sufficiently Stirred to in
duce her to leave her room, until he entered
the house, mid sent a request that she should
come to him. Eight years hacfpasse,d since -
they had mot, and her formal 'greeting was :
—"I am 'glad to see you, ;George.• You
have altered considerably!' E lEstorians
wrotenf this as a simple exhibition of praise.
worthy firmness, tinder which she concealed
her real emotions. Aniong the old records
on file in the clerk's office here is the fast
will and testament ofthe mother of the
A'Father ~ o f his Country r " It is quite a
remarkable instrument in several respects.-
...-?rour or five weeks ago a woman with -an
.undecided look ocher face entered a Detroit
haidware store, threaded her way for sixty
feet among coal stoves of every pattern, and
timidly inquired
" Do you keep aiaires here?"
" res'm."
"Coal staves ?"
, She said she had been'thinki . n g of getting
a coal stove for the winter, and the clerk
took her in hand. He showed Ater how
dooraworked and how the dampers' were ar
ranged and the: flues situated, and he talked
of double drafts, great savings,.. increased
cheerfulness, reduction in price, and all that,
and she said she'd think it over and drop in
again. •
In abent three days the woman reappeir
ed and inquired of the very same clerk if
they sold coal stoves. He replied that they
did sell one now and then,' and he cleared
his voice and began•the usual thirty minute
Lecture on de Michigan, the Detroit and the
Peninsular base-burners: The beautiful
nickel-plate, the plaCe for the tea-kettle, the
ornamental legs—the anti-clinker shaker—
all points were touched upon and praised
and explained, and the woman said she
wouldn't take one along under her arm just
then, bid would call agahH She called again
that same week, heard ,the' same lecture from
the same clerk, and started for the bank to
draw the money to pily for a base-burner.
That was the last seen of her fora week.
Then she walked softly in and innocently
inquired : -
* suppose you " kip coal stoves r
4 No maam.
"rot any kind ?"
"Not a one. We • to, but went out
of the business a y ago."
There were tweniy coal stoves on the" floor,
but if she saw thezi she. didn't let on. She
heaved a sigh odisappointment,w,glanced
around her, and went slowly out wh.t. • the re.
at Well, I don't know as I i want to buy
one, but I thought it wonldn'tdo any. harm
to k:f at •some of the latest makes."-..De
,Free Pres& 1
A few , days since s laborer, w mut. at
work on John ft street, fell into excava
tion and broke his leg, and amon tho crowd
which gathered was one who took it upon ,
himself to convoy the sad 'intelligence to the
man's wife. "' ,
"Break the news as easy as you can !"
groaned the victim, "for my wife is very
emotional and may be compleMly upvet."
The bearer of the message .hurriedon his.
• way, and in his excitemeut: knocked at the
of the wrong house:. It was opened by
a woman who remarks:4i tiat she didn't want
to buy anything, and she was closieg it with
'a bang when the man protested :
"Madam, I have a messagli for you!"
"What is it?"
"It is in regard to your husband. Don't
get excited, and don't be frightened, for it is
only a trifling accident. I came to announce
to yau that your , husband has had a leg
"He has, eh ? Been in hie grave three
years ad had a leg token, eh ? Now, you,
rued, fly through Oat gate or ra break
every bone in your body!"
She produced the hickory club necessary
to keep her word, bit the man Sew. He
wasn't prepared for that kind of emotain.
$1.50 a Tear; is Adaiume.
rt - '4•
Interesting Faris Called from Here and
—liision hag fortpone theatres, with an
"aggregate stating capacity of more than thousand; '
youug man at Patoj - Titite ~ Tea.;
though but twentylyears old, stand/ 7 feet
inches high in hie boche. _ - '
• —A man in South Media.. Ohioorho re
cently celehrathis onehundred and second
birthday, is said hav, , e, attended always to
his own business. - 7 • . r1 ,
ed 116.401
—"Kissimee" 14 th name of a thriving
town in Florida. /Young ladies living there
do not dare to name the place of their resi
dence in the hearing of stranger*.
—The President .if the f3ocietT for the
'Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Wash
ington caused .thel arrest of two men the
other day for carrying live chickens home
from market by thci legs.' •i.
—A definition : I"Pa, whatis an employ.
went agent?" " Why, My spa, he is a - man
who is very anxious to get work - "for others
to .do. He hinting doesn't want • any.—
• Louisville Courier -journal.-
,A, young man recently died in Ohio,
who was engaged to marry four- yoring
ladies. The fact Ivas developed when the
four went to the funeral. U that young man
had lived what a politician he would hive
made ! ' 1 •
-The Texas paperg tell re marvelous story
of a young tian named Harrison, who was
attacked by tliree cow boys mid three In
dians in the Indian ration, and, after a
bloody battle, won Ole field. The Indiana
were killed and all the cow boys wounded.
—A queen bee in the height of the
season from two tolthree thousand eggs in
twenty-four hours. ,i The , man who ,will dia•
cover how to graft a queen bee on a hen.
will make money enough to buy out the
whole cont entin six menthe. —.Philadelphia
Teacher—John, what are Sur boots
made of ? Boy—Of leather, sir. Teacher
—Where doei the leather come from ? Boy
—From the hide of the oz. Teacher-What
animal, thi4Pfore, supplies you with boots
and shoes, and gives you meat to eat? ' Boy
—My father.
—The Virginia City (Na'.) Enterprise
says that among the tiutes, near Austin, is sa
queer one-legged Indian Boy. lie wash=
that way and is otherwise perfectly formed. -
The' limb is strong, stoat and symmetrical,
situated centrally between the hipa. So' that -
the child when standing erect on his foot is
perfectly balanced. •
• —Nearly $9,500,090 - is, invested in , the
printing and publishing trade in Boston, and
the yearly product is - valued at 1?5,46f,000.
This does --not include the amount paid to
writers who furnish the matter for printing
and publishing, and which, if added together
aggregates several hundred dollars more.—
Philadelphia .irezes. -
—A Lancaster (Pa.) man, inliricing an _
Altoona man about the . town, showed hini
the former home of James' Buchanan.
" Who's James Buchanan ?" eaid the Altoona
man. "Is it possible you never heard that
he was once President of the United States r
asked his friend.. " Oh, yes, nail forgot
ten,"- said 'the Altoona man; "what's b•
doing now?" -
--Span-glass napkins are a recent adds.
Lion to the supply of luxuries which people
who indulge a taste for oddities will proba
bly not consider 'too high' priced at sloo.a
dozen. They are of pearl shade, the size at
an ordinary breakfast napkin and almost as
pliable as silk. The- felling consists of mi.
nate glass threads crossed by a silk chain, and
the fringe of glass Ebro is about two inches
long. •
—There is a theory advanced by scien
tists that: if You -whisper in the ear of asleep- -
jug man, thejuipression of your words will -
be conveyed to his mind as if by a drew.
We recently experimented with this theory
and found it worked very satisfactorily. A
noted 'Western scout, who boasted of having
slain 200 Indians, was stopping at the hotel
where wo reside. We entered his room and "-
whispered in his ear :—" We are •attacked
by Indians! The red devils are upon us!"
Did ho spring up, grab:. for- his knife' nun
blindly rush forward for the fray? He did -
arise from tho bed. And he crawled under
it. There can be no doubt that the theory
Is correct. —Radon Post.
There lives in Heady county, Vat, a ne
gro man whose color ten years age_aras dark •
brown, bed since that 'lime has gradually
whitened, - nntil to-day he is as White as the
average Caucasian. The change Commenced
some years ago upon the hands aid extend;
ed gradually to the limbs, body and face,/
and finally altered the entire appearance of
the man. The subject of this notice, Jack
Preston, by - name, once a slave of the late
William Ballard Preston, is sixty odd years
old, in good health, and lives on the ''Chest
nut Knob, iwsaid county. Jack would pass
anywhere for a white man but for his hair,
which plainly betrays his race.- To many
this ma g i be hard to believe, bat the fact it
known to a hundred of his neighbors.
• " 1 . 1 - 7 firiiders have rimuerons enemies, and
much of their clever nest building is design- -
ed for protection against
Toads and birds destroy them by. the thetas...-
ands, and a littie, called the ichnu-
Men—a small 'fiy—lays its eggs in-theeri:
coons pf the spider, and when the larva ap.
pears it feeds first on the eggs' and later on
the young spiders. Orb . weavers and line
weavers desert their eggs when laid, and
meet their offspring, 'where 'they live so
long, as strangers. Another bitter enemy
of the spider is the mud daubing wasp,
Which•harra process that-might be valuable
to humanity, if could be discovered, of •
keeping a supply of fresh meat. When"
they capture a spider that is, not needed for
prisent use they sting it in such a manner
that it lives, bit has no power to move until
such. time as the captor is ready to devour
Quit says : "A man's foes are 'those, of
his own household, and the keenest enemy
of women are women themselves. No one
.can inflict such hrimiliation on
. a momair as a
woman can when she chooses ; for if the art
of high-handed_imubbing belongs to men,
• that of subtle wounding is peculiarly femin
ine, And is practiced by , the best bred of her
sex. Women are always more or less antag
onistic to each- other. They, are gregarious
in fashions and emulative in follies, but they
cannot combine ; they never "support their
weak sisters ; they shrink from those who
are stronger than the average ; and if they
would speak the truth boldly they would
confess to a radical contempt for each oth- er's - Intellect., which, perhaps, is the real
reason why the sect of the ' 4 emancipated'
ceinnuFds so small a following. half a
dozen ordinary men advocating 'emancipa
tion ' doctrines would do more toward
ening the whole bulk of womankind than
any number of first-class women. Where
they do bland by each other it - is from in
stinctive or personal affection, rather than
from class solidarity. And this is 'trite of
the most striking distinctions- of sex, and
one cause, among others, - why men have the
upper hand, and why they are able to keep