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ifEtietut ionitth Elcitturat.
13y J. BAWIATT,
SSIETHPORT, WE:CAN COUNTY, PA
o(inNkip. OF rublao
TE 4 RISiS
&i 60, in Advanco
Rates of. Advertising.
Uolumn one year,
- •One square an lines or less, 1 insertions,
Ruh subsequent ......
• . 'llusinesS (lards, with papnr, - • • 6 00
. Rule or figure work will he dotitio tlio - .above ' rates.
• Twelyelinew DrOier typo, or' eight lines
rated a sqUaro... . • , •
Tlil!:BlliTertris h o strictly aillterea 1.0..,a1
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Survoyor,..DrAft.smAn Cnncepncer, and . .1:IQa1
Agent. StlitatiportoPlican cotiPtY , • '•
B. T. WRIGHT,
WhbleAllo livid Retail Dealer in T'amily• Groceilem;.Pork.
Flour,' Silt, "Feed; anitSbnen, &e &p.:. Store.
- 11 i the . Mtor.llouse "Hock:, Sniettiport pa. •. • • '
A. N. TAYT..ORi.
llo;t1or Onodß, roeortns, Pork, Floor. Salt; POI
Clothing; Boots ant. :Moen. Sulethport, -
• • • . WILLIAM WILKIN • * ' -
Port. Alleglkoby, • .
SUAVEYOR, DltArr,slll.N. CONr.EXANTER an;.llteal
.. .EstatQ Avut. Onice renn'a
• Chapin & " ' . Ridgway, "Pa
Eliqinas Strutdiurl, ' • • Warren,..Ps
W. S. lirowtnli,.• Esq., Sinellisiirt,
Paella Vista. Pa
• ..". CARVER • 110.11 SE, ' • .
JOITX 11. MM. Proprietor, corher of Water and Hickory
Stredt4, WtheU, - General Stago Clll7OO. • . •
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.Prontin,c .tlic Public
,Square; Oliian;•N.. Y. .TAIiERII.
, Pubes Musa is ontirelynCw
' , awl built olibriclt, and, is f tirniglied in modern •style.
The proprietor,. fluters hirnolf that • his accomninda
,• , tio'ns are not .surpassed by tiny:hotel. hi-Western New
YOrk. Carriagem run to and' from the New Vorlc. and
• I..irio Rail Road.' •
BYROIT D.. HAMLIN,
ATTORSFir AT. L.
AW; Smethport, Mtlillnn • County, Pas,
' Agent 'for • Messrs. Keatin;'&. C0 , 5....,;.1s . Att'en;ls
especially to the Collection of Claims; Examination of
. 1,:ml Titles- Paynient of Taxes, aunt ;11l husitiesa rein- .
Um; to Iteal ' Estate. ,0111 co in Hamlin Block..
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13„ A..Wmonr, Proprietor,—at'lCirywa; 'Warren comity.
l'a.• •Ma Table will be 3upplied *with' lbo lbeAt.. the
• country- afTords,,and ho spare no pains in aceonnnlnting
his guests. • • • . . • . . • . ,
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E: DOUGHTON ELDRED,.
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Attorney ant Counsellor at Liar, ,Inetltport, M' can
. County, PA. lluainess• entrusted to his ca're for the
entinties bf Wliean, Potter and Elk will be protilptly.
• . attenied. to 011ie° In tho CoUrt.ll.ou9n,..settoint floor.
DA. L'. IL WpNER,
Physician and. Stirgeop,. Smetliport, Po, will attend .to,
.• all nrofesaional calls with itromptness.• • Office iu dart'
.well Block, scconnloor. - - • 1,. " .
TILING & MILER,
Wholesale and Retal Dealers 'in. gaple and Saucy Dry
Goode,diarpeting, Ready Made' Clothing, and General
Ptirniabing Goods, Boob, and,Shoes,'Wall 'and, 15'indon•
raper, Looking Melees &e... At Olean,'N, Y.. ,
Smotliport,-111 , Kean Co., Pa: D. R. 6 ITS
ETT I' Or r 1 0
• tor—oppwato tho Court Douse.. A new, largo, ocim
modiuus and wdll•Nraishod.houso..
JOHN, c. BAcOs,.
Attorney,and Crouusellor at Law, Sinethport,lll - Kean Oo
'. Pi t . •Will att,enil to allbashiesg in hi; profeshion'in the'
.counties of'M'Rean, Potterttaa Slit'. Office 00 er (.....K •
Satter°ll &A:l:others , Store..:'
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earobr oiSecap.l ant Liberty streebi; Warre,i Pa— It:
A: nA....-propii.A.r... - 1r.,06., wilt. runt g 9114
coutmodationq and rear;onable eltargeq.
E. S.: MASON,
Renlor in Storeq, Tin *are, jniinaneil Ware, iVe., west
oblo .01 ilid • Plailie. SquoreV Sioetlipn it. lit: thisOin
'ir•pric anti to order on the shortoni, nntien, and in the
ningt - snlistantial manner.
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W. S. BROWNELL,
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Denier in Do; (MOH. Groceries , (lrorkerv, Hardware,
- Boots, Shoes, Illat.9,Caps,Gin.4B,'N , lll3, Oils, &e., &G.
• East side of the PUblid Square, Smetliport, l'a: • ; .
A. J. OTTO,
Dealer. In Previsions an.l.Faunly Groceries eenerally;At
Farmers: Valley,'M'Kean 00., PA. - Crain,• Lumber,
Shingles," &C.,. taken in exchange for tiontlib , Patent
• Medicines Ter sale.: ' .. - ' . • ' '-' ' • . .
- 13 ACKUS
Dealera. in Dry . 'Clow's, 'Orneorien, Crnelcnry%,
." andy-M ado Clothiuz, Bonin:6 , la Shoes, Bats find C,ips,
kn., oppdnito.tho'Court ,I.lpue, Sine llipnrtra. • • .
• LARLLBEE'S HOTEL .. •
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'P.A. VI. Ul6 6 , Protri i i , t%.3-Allegliony Prilgo, M'H ., ,in,
..Tbio 11 lien ... do , Pa: 'm *Maimed About Vino uillou from
Sinotlipoit On Lilo 'oa to Olean, awl will boTounil a
-,- 'c'Ouvoniont stopplai-plade :- .• .. • L
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Era . P 011.11 T. Itt 11011 SE, ' • "
43111Tipcn, )I , Kali
A : 00., Pa., .N: I.:' DYKE, Piliiiriotpr
A c0,m1u.110113 ttitt well-I'traistie.l. limo°, • Sti.atip ,. s
- and Ltavelerapvill Mid gould.ccommodatinivs.,
Ft4EXERS' . :VALLEY HOTEL,
Ity'T: This hi m Re ei tented abdet e
-f rom SMittb port fin the real to Olemi. mom re partfee
• and ethefleadhe Weep mmodated on' the sherteet et ice.
ELDRED 'HALF-WAY ROUSE,
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NATiI.II: MONIS, Proprietor. • .This bongo pieltuated
:,way between Bmothport and Olean:. if you4aut a good .
dinner thin ie the place te'etop.„ • .
Proprietor of the GriatMill...at Meellanieeburg. Me .
.• - Kum) County Pa.• rdour. • /if eati , and Feed ;constantl
, • on'hand and for sale;ln large awl - small (plantlike.
PORT ALLEGANY HOUSE,
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..1.1900n n..ft/or,r.er,- Proprietor, at.Porl Allegany, Me-
Kean County, Pa. This Hetet issituated at the. juin:-
. Una nr the Smothport and Allegany River toads, nine.
miles east of Smethnort. - - - - ' :i ', . . - '
::ASTOR - : HOUSE.,
.. • *SIIIETIIIPORT, III'KEAN - CO.,
.'HASKELt : • Prbprietor.
The Prohrleter having . : recently perchnsed nett tifoi•-
oettlily relltteit the Aitor Ilatterkt himself that he
the turniglick goal necommottatioue as any hotul, West
WA , NTT.ID, '
5 rkmONs OLD OAST IRON In
.exeliAn g e frit. work', '.nt
- SMETUPORT FURNACE. •
11111: peat Tua In , town at Alai • ••
• • • . , AS PO. II 0 TJSE STQItM
YEW oLviosoflloßts citot Shoes to giro etwAy it
• L .. ill, b.i LIWILT?I3
r uuBllg,LSof Dried utoro and rft r .0u by
'au • : • .13. F. YRIGUT •
A. MYSTERIOUS LODGER.
In San Francisco LoaCaplet, a room in
n'twostory,frame baildinton Stockton itrect.:
In the irouse were perhaps half. a dozen:ledgers
more ;As I 'seldom; Asited 'my ro . orri
daring the daY, and invaria b ly reflredat twelve
.rarely: met any of my neighborscir
if "I did itWas..with , ant . knewing . ftheni. With .
two of fellOw,ladger4 be came :partially
acquainted. One was a lmiddle-agad man, rie .
cupying a. room adjoining . mine, arid- divided
from it by a thin partition.' . Against that thin
.boundery'atood our.heds—themidd,le-.agerl-gen . 7
!lemon's and mine—notAcrexceed 'three, inches
apart. The middle aged.gcntleman was. Wed : :
dad to the • habit 1.9 f "snoring.,' And 'llia . was a
pectiliarshOfe ;,.not. 4..porliodical.nntirmur,,
• • • •$l5 (10
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'company ing evetylourth .or fifth: inspiration;
but a terrific and uninterrupted ..CoMhination of
snorts, groans'and snuffles, - with ihe uildition of
teeth,grinding, and - occasionally plunging of the
extremities against-the creaking, foot-board.--
FOr week.l6ore up' 'against the .clatter.—
Atlength, one.night,"l knocked..at:his. door,T
was desperate. struck: a light, and
tor the Gestitime we' met.- I had prepared.m} 7
self to 'deluge him' with sarcasm—to abuse. him
With billingsgate—to sink,hirry with abuse:,—
His face was.so round and and .. his head
•so entirely destitate'of hair',. that I :Could :riot
summon courage to utter a 'harsh word. For ri
'moment, We 'Peered silently . into each others
,I do anythinglor'you ?" I inquired
'Smith, for that was. his puma, • must t haVe
reatlliny thoughts-inest have. known that-lie! .
snored—must have been aware cittho Object'of
my visit—for lie smilingly .
"Yes my friend, join•me - in 3 glass of brandy
and I,Vaterl have •a, few of sornething .
•genelne. tim• to.insist,",he continued .
observing, my hesit'ation'; q‘you will sleep all
the better for it ;•" and be "gave me a ibok,
swelling Over with cimini3eration:
~I.Meekly followed him to the side-hoard, and
we pledged each . o.ther.iti a „glasi of ancient
viotage.;• He . then preised me to Smoke. a 'el . -
.ar.. Leonid scarcely do less. '-..
Sitting on the' side. of
.the bed, With his —re
tend, visage peeiiing through a gauze of Smoke
and his fat legs swinging good natuiedly;,Smith.
was a pie:tyre... 'roge'ther . we 'would have . af
forded an'amusing sketch for.. Punch." He talked
inceSsantlY,' and , :before' Heft him,, we touched
glasses :several times, and I firmly': resolved
that'he might snore night and day,'for. a' year
to come; "'and' I 'mould not ..disturb him'. I
wrung his hand in an ecsticy of friendSliip . ;and
badehith an affectionate .good' night.
!Anti in bed, hut tried in vaM to sleep. : 'Smith's
brandy.was plaYing strange' tricks' with. my
fancy, and.:L felt as, thetigh something,. was
wh ist)ering,tis to . ggAjacbeth," c‘Sleep nornoral' ,
Llit a candle and' foundit. was two . .o'cloelc.-:
frfitated. at , my' 'wakefulness, J • drew 'on' my
.clothes, and:Was soonititliestfeet:„ theirloon
rode high iti the heavens, and' the night'. was
beautiful as a :poet's .dream. ..Strolling [thing
,thestreet as fay as'ClaY; I sath*nly turned. the
cornet-and . encountered a crowd of .half diunk
en. rowdies, standing in front: housel.hey,
had -. either just left or were. nhout to.enter,
ihe : actof,retracing,my step;; I heard some one
ex : flail - if; 'in a boyish tone:; • • •
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to-night, gentlemen ; some Om: time;
tut not to.niglit pleitse excuse -Me."
The speaker, in phssirg Moog. the street,'hed
been stopped . Py- some rOwdies, nod invited-to
ii!itolkir • of voices L
tYou Inostpomeio lho scratch, eithef-dri4
--- "But; 'eentlemen, • I cannot;" iasksteci.. tliC
stranger, struggling to rico IMOseff from the
grasp of Ills persecutors, "I . cap: iieillier:thiilli
nir fight to-night. lam not Avoll." • ' :
-, <Gqitirilon!" growled I.lip : pnfty, attempting
o forde him into the house, •. ' •
I felt that, ps a eonserVative,oPthe peace
and chOmpion of society, it was my duty to in
terfer. - Smiths brandy, told Me 'so, 'and 'fur
nished the nerve, in addition, to . carry Mit the
re:sofution. 'Stalking quietly . in upon theerowd,
Fluid toy hand'on the boy's shoulder, and 're
quested-him to felloir ine,: He tnrned.to Com
whon 4 4GiVe him-one)", yelledorie of the
rowdies, and the next.moment I . received• ii bloW
in the 'back. of the necit, and found myself leanr
. against the, side of•it-heuse. I Was 'not
stnimed;'-lint. exsasperated, beyond measure.—
The .liquor of my bald: headed felloW-lodger
steeled tnY.tierves:to action; and I threw my
self into a position of defense: Not • doubting
my perfect, ability to scattier that crowd over
nn acre of ground, I invited :the.- unemial
test. The appertiance •of a poliCeman . spared .
the Impending'. slaughter, for. t he . Party • staldert
left•the fictd crirepaninn informed the
officer 'pr. what had pectin ed, and he started:in,
pursuit' of 'the retreating rowdies',. enjeining us
to find-the way. to-oar lodgiogs-.' Taking the
arm of tbe lad `weproceeded toward my room.
Ile was a Pale7faced;interesting7lo9king. young'
man' of.Perhans . eighteen or nineteen yetirs", re-'
markablY well bred anT : •intelligent. woe
dreSsed in 'gOodtaites'withontaffecting..any of
the. aifs'.df Maturer years;* and I was quite
taken with ' He told too his n,athe seas,
Riehaid Jansen that he was alone in .Califor-.
Ma k but not without memo ; that he lived on
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Stockton. itreet, and, Visitin - Wriend that
ring had been detained to that unusual
In a few riMine . irts--We - arrived at my. icidging,
and, observing that he, evinced-little . inclination
to part with me;l.-invited him to accept ti-port
tion:of my bed for; the might
Diva ; ,and - learned - .ter; the first time,'
.that ke:(;ccu'pied a room in the - sarne.liquse and.
on .the same [)poor with . rnyielt; -became
acquainted with' two of rily:felloW-lodzers.. - ..
: ....Tasen and mysel . l - ciften mit - fter:that, -. ...biit .
it WasalWays.in street'or-on.the stairway.
He never invited the - to his'-'room, qr:accepted
an invitation to Mine. ' He Visited me - butnnee
et my. office, and titen- - renirtinek less than Jive
.How, he linent- hia time . did -.not id-
,quire... 1 1 .6 was a inYs!ery . .. "1
-spoke .of him to
Smith 'One,day. Strange Yto- say, that :gentle .
Irian had never - seentilt ? but fronimy i , ..desCrip-
Oen of him ventured opinion
was a gambler orgeufeei.picknocket. f. was .
rellictabtly.forcektO the conclusion . that. Smith
waa.right; 'and, a (ter that.l treated :the young
'mai? With, unusual' coldness: 114 ohseri , edthe
chang his look' wore a reproach so sorrow
tut that.. I half repented having . harbored the.
-suspicion of My . verlerable looking frhind, who
was fearfully averse to all my. niysterir;s.
Occasion called.rne to my room, one eyening,
at anearlier Irour: thari usital. I heard - a soft
rap at m.y door, and
.opening it ,'found Jansen
standinginthe entry. ."Came in,, Jansen,'.?
• , Wonld..Yeu not -taking n
inquired • '‘ , ..The night is - beautiful.",
indieire dot,.to•night,u I replied ;
other time.". I .Was a little piqued that he'
perSist remaining.out side of the d00r . ..
. n , ,, lfshould lie much.plc:ased.l6.-raye you,' he
"rejoined: "I'' have a few words to. day to you,
in justice to myself, and—
~:"Enough,"l interrupted.: .
felt assareg:he.deaiSeq to,tell.me something. of
himself, and .1 . Was'all'..rin.xlety to bear. ft.. It
was unpleasant .'to think bim.a p.ielcpaeket or
sharper, and I lioPed..lie might ho able ,to proVe
tome that.he was neither. •
We left the,bour and proc'oe'Lledalong Stock•
tan Street toward' Happy Valley: :For ten min•
utes not . a word was Eroken:.- Several tirfins he
seemed nn . ‘ t nrspeakinty..,.hut h'e as at . -
ten' checked.liimselfi ••-. ~*.
, tUnless..lmay call . you 0ne, . 1 baye not
friend.in he at length began, pla,
tins his band upon my: shoulder, I. ho,Nyed - but
Made no : • • ••• :
• c. , YOu do not speak," be coatimied,Obs'erving,
my silence , cf.l aMte..naclerstand I presume,
that. yoti are not to he made an exception,"
‘yrobe:frang with. you, Jensen," I. 'replied,
acertain mystery about your .move
mentscalctilatedio•giye rise to suSPlciOns any
thing hut faYorable:." •
6, 0 f what .nature ? .inquired my companion
"That yolk are n. gamblpf, pr , eyed worje.
bluntly repliadf . . .
He smiled as' he rpplie4.l . : '. Yes, yam, I sc.('
yet . the susiiicie.n\yrongs
ccAtake*-it appear so," laliswered;.(4antl•yol
shall not want a friend.'?
:'Promise that you :Will not diculge.'what
yett„.ithettcuipt by word. or act too r thWart
Me th-tithocentriplishmeat of a purpose to which
Lhave'pledged thy goul.,?' he sai , r; lookthit: me
earnestly in-the face, "and you shall have the
)roof you require."
"If yo . nr.pn , Pose is not criminiil,-Ifulitnie
if. otherwise, keep your secret," ‘i'as my -ans.
'''Ti. wliat You Woel.d . do, or any other man
'orthy of- the. airie," -•• .:• '
;“Then prorniSe; hire , is:tny hand."
i'Listeni" he resumed, taking 'my orm, and
walking slowly "Lhave
were . bO
ern.G . eorgist,andonr Parent's were
pOsseesors of a. hundred slaYes'dnd a plantation
large enough. to .give all ennployment.;
age'ef sixteen,myslSter.hecame a convert, du
ring .a religions revival, and six mouths after,
inthe faCe of the determined.opposition of mY
mother, ran away with and marrfedayOung
preacher, to whose eloquence the retinal , owed
its origin. , My sister did' not love the
4er feelingS for bim'weie2a religious enthusi-:
asm—n.fancy wionght: upon. by 'an unnatural
infatuation. Learning they. were married, my
gObdpetherSent•for them, and they returned
to receive.her. blessing. The plantation was
placed in'..aarge . .of my sister's husband, and he:
relimmished,the : Ire 'frequently Vii‘ited .
NeWOrienns, mid - other of the hirge.SOut Southern
cities daring the first yeat' i ofhis,triarriage, btll
the circumstrinceS'excited no suspicion.
To he britfi, before two years . elapSed,. the
large estate : left bY our father swept - from
us,.and . we,Were almOst bankrupt. 41e bad in
duced my mother. to niortgage: the, plantation,
with' the view; he said, of •purchosing mere ne
'_roes to:work it, but the 'Money' Was Munn . -
derdd, and the. 'sieve's we hal: Were
sold by fives and tens n dozen
reniainpd.' When : asked to ex:plain by mother,
he had no excuse to offer:: In;the midst of this
. greatirief, another wife . of alithew- . -t hat . was .
'the.yillnin'a name- 7 -suddenly. made her appeer T
apee at' the plaritation.' Learning the residene
of her htisbantl, but knOvVing nothing'. of his
second marriage, slie had left sMith,.'carelina
te Incethini.. My poor sister was' heart-broken.
Mayhew, to escape :proSectit ion, fled. from 'the
Statti. Ills first, nik eras sent' to the mad-
114468e:01nd . in three. months nei'peor old Mother
was tiid in the churchyard; liy
sister : 4lA I will'.not,Srieak• 'Turning
the Wreck Or, enr.pferierty:into MEMO - I started
pursuit of the sconiidreLWho had dealt
ha . vlick With . our
Sitites }with' my .
mission. of . .vengeance . ..uniccomOielied . , :One
your ago, .by .accident, I. learned...that Ite.*es
iii Caliifornia: . "As . soon as I .repoyeredfrorn:n
seriens'..illenss under which'l was .laboring;l
took' .-pasiage for • this. ; State:. I arrived, , six.
months Ago: tioii.here', for .I . haim seen! bine;
end he.cannot escape me now! : • cyon . iii
this Oty . ,: bet little . dreams that ;:the is
shotted'to..send him .to . -the great reckoning.--=
haire Made- few .aegnaintances, 416
n ish to implicate work of blend
he.mine List • night I fol
towed him frimi' the El Dorado,-Wherehe'sponds
most of his time, house en . ,fowell.street.
He has 6sitetr . ii frequently of rind' Ici•day
I ascertained that hiinddresses to
a widoW lady or. Wealth residinglt Tint
he will'not mart . }-,her, .ter . ..andther\ Wnek shall
not sec: him• alive i knOW all: •'11!ile
one friend Fn California
:To.see.so tio .tniieb ildtermtna- .
tiOn, So'rintebmanlinod exhibited by 'a - beard :
less boy, surprised .me' . ond
Offered theliravelittle . fellow my hand, rind lie
felt that •he was silence we re ,
turned , tojansen. 1
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night, 1 %stepped , into. Smith's 'men? `for
ment,. I found :the . oldnentleMlM somewhat'
agitated.. Ile had Tort n valitafile din mond, pin,
1114 day,, and freely intimated that the "sleek
young . -cuss,'? as he - denoininated Jansen, had
stolenit. I so . strenuously,ernidavored to ills:
eipate l the iMpiession, that I verily. belietie 'he
felt inclined to transfer the odium of the ; .snp.
posed. I heft 'to . me.. that ,night.. Smithe'snered
louder than. usual. .• • ',
Three day's after'l Met . JanSetiln. the'street,
and learned that..hehad taken rooms on Powell
street.. ;I did not inquire. the reason—l thought
1 knew it.. The next.day 1. met him.agein.—
His:face was unusually pale, Yet he said lie ...11 . 61
not felt better ,for years.
."There , is, to he a
tvedding.onpowell street' to:morrow ';.,nt:leait,
so Mayhew says, but there Wilt bu,no hride
groom .Doyoa . Understa . nd Ph He Placed hiS
finger . significantly. and We ilepaia:
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At eight q'clock the next evening,. as Isaac
Mayhew Was mounting the , itepspc the house
to: Which Jansen .had - traced him, six: days be
fore, a pistol ball Tierce& his.heart; and Ls fell,
dead upon thepaVetrient t Soitiennacennntahle
'inflaenee had• draWn .me to .the .neighborhoeul;
and healing: the .report .ofa . pistol, Jansen's
words'flaShed-thic;it,glt niy and I stalled
with..a . dozenOth'eis, in the direction of the
tragedy. Beforel erriVed On the epot. quite a
crowd . hadcidleatid: Of...Mayheiv
'was lying:upon..the sidewalk'. and Over
. it,' in
speechlesSagon'y Stood thewidoW whowas . .to'
have been a bride; .. .• '
ia , w. this 7" inquired ' h_policetnan
.:g4l heaid the' report 8r- a" pistol,!' .said; 'one o
the crinva;4candy:tt'lnintite after, 'saw man
enter that, honse'yonder," and he. pointed to a
giall frame huildini on. the'opposite side of Ihe
In.an instani. the:nflicer„ll;llol,l:ed
Cited.spectiters;'Startedfor.the house.. 'Spring
tug, theougl the eriw6l,lreached the iideiif,the
policeman,' and as he knocked. atthe door J .was
at I felt that Jansen•wae :theie;
-The- door: was . •guietly. opened; and
dressed Indy calirilfifinaired•the abject
“We.ardlooking- fora man:Who, a few min..'
tiles since,comtnitted murder across the street,''
said theofficer. -- • . : •
expect to find him in miiroom,'
sir'?” returned the' lady. • ,
“No;madam," replied the, poiicennani rather
politely . for. One, (if his .. calling ;:4(but J . will
glance,-through - your anartment, .therely as a
Matter of form . , heforeProceeding to the other
portions-of the house." .
• The officer entered, I closely. follswin t.=
While he Was examining the room; i for the
'first time obtained' a fair ...view •of:the
face. .Involnotarily; I' threw...up . my hands hi
amazement.. She detected the movement, end,l
gnich. as thought, placed,.ker finger. on tier lips'.
•In: a moment =I 'Comprehended: all. ; Richard
.Tonsen stood b.?fore me. No—Richard no long
.er, now that she had slain t he destroyer'of her
penee, but Martha Jansen,. my .former,
lodger. Heavens, what a discovery;, Andlor
Melo nave been so confoundedlY blind; too-:•-
but•no. matter. The policeman searched the
house, but did not find the murderer.
The next day I. met Martha_on . MOntgoinery
street. : She' smiled and.boWed, And l'eonfese.l
thought her:an' exceedingly pretty woman...
A• week after she quietly left the State for
Georgiaovhere she 'is noiv residing. 'After. the
. the Steamet . l 'received a note Through
the post Office froMMarthai- She explained all;
and thanked - me for the. assistance I had 'reit ! .
dived her, and the kindness 'shown to berina
'When 'informed Smith.;as I did one evening,.
that the "sleek young:. 'cuis'.' • :,.:whom he had
viewed • with so much suspicion. wade ss 01 79 41 „.
he waited for me'. to , repeat the assertion; and
then checkediduiseli in the, act of' callhig'ma
a liar: . The:news excited Smith, and he Went
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to bell drofilc'that wght, - and scored .as.he
iiiw . efiqen'i he:. third' Wife Of
Mayhew etipliirs.in San rruncirico .. Shc' .s we
married 'ftogfirit 1 : ., met her 4n . .tho,
'ftreeta few eight.
'of Lef.face . lilio..iq . ht,4c . ..iriinalhohreSilerit-1 bOVe .
reh4ed: littlo•stOryi per,'
I:64 , feeili'for the:Orfit time;',
not; b ecome the w its of yheriv,..the-i)ig'itn.iisf.
,0 Pd l o.lts l, 4 ,o l)er give.an 'account, of • hit.
of snobbery in which the . new Earl of Dit.llo - Y.
vt.as, concerned', that Was properlY and promptly
punished:. Thardistinguished gentletnan—dis:
tinimished.by : liis title • onlir—ort:Comin
the Earldom, a tat', days ago, was the 'qv c
Of . 'so 'Mitch joy to the Dudley
t heY.oltered .him himthipret in Junior : Or hub u'
eeoshu. Ea O well
S. eau as , common people
..Earl Dud' ey, Pramfdly accepted ' t he; in.;
.Vitation te...the '-gorge.; and the . preparatletts
therefore were "thadebn.,a Beale' commensurate
with the diknitY. nil . importance . of . the • ocen.. -
ihm.e.'.,Airiong others invited were half a dozen
sprigs of y 'ml,.o . f:cciprs6, an 'speeches'
vt4re . to be made, a, law reporters.. For 'those
last the landlady Wes . directed to...mako. , sepn . -
.rate ptoVisien, d,oWlystairai.nt alitbhOtyl hem
serves.,- with mil ruct ion hat therbe.;admitted.
loathe'beitqueting'rooiri after. the lenSt .was
Over and Opeeches:wore.to•begia. 'The re...
Porters; who like a great majority of the•tnetry
hers their profession, Avere".gentteMoti'
education and self:respect, refused.that
hospitality, ordered 'their own . dinner, end - dis
error!!! it.at leisure.Wheii:nt thou:table;
coffee 'was 'in . .ortier; down nme a meson ke front
the .hanquetine , . room, that lily Lord ems spout
to opeak;' The' reporters Sipped their cone
morn daintily then ever,. end paid. tip' 'attention'
to the. hint.. Semi another Cairo entreating"
Otero to go up;'hut boi:*ats.'infoOne - d, hut they
'were heither cabmen. nor flutikies,that they hail
their dinner; - pnid for it, and . were 'to:ga
'hOme.. Dty :.lard'...s . opheeli . was not taken down,
~. . .
hr's Itairr.-- . -AS en' :illustratio. of the'
fact, weheartia'gnod story, the other day, of
an eminent railroad 'man, atr wallas political
manager, Who" s . rather . 'addicted to . prbfarity
on' any and all occasions, whether. In buying or
Selling' a. cargo. - Of grain, in• a convention of
railroad managers, or political %yire.pollers..,.
Our 'railroad — friend in walliing'•dowir , Wall
street one day, in:company with. a . venerable
and devatadmomber . of the 130ard.olltrOkerit.=
snit who kept hie large pew.in Trinity, atteh&.
ed thO ccsrated . prearbings of the gospel"' :real:-
lady, and who,:on thewaS .religh';usly .
inclined, bat.. not so ~much Ahat.,ine.: contd not
drive a - good bargainiatnong I.ll6 . butlatmtlirears
on' week rlays,•%Vhen cony:ere:o,ton - took ,u
heavenward tOrn, ' fieeturing our railroad flirt.
eii.ontheirrunorrility of the habit olswearing
influence in the Moan;, when coming from
one:bolding .so prominent:a pt”ition, begged : et
him totryand leave it Off. The good natured,
jolly railroad man: liatened. attentively to' the
good advice,.ackowletlard'its force, meditating
by whistling ahing-ridibingrhis pose; toridrig.
his .venerable lecturei and'itaid :
You'pray a good, tl - 6 . l, , nrid ' l_ swear finMe ; • but
don't 'either °fits-Mean anything.'? H
It kits. long: • he "n ved .11" nie t lical '1:17 . 4(ns
that death is preceded by•ioslinity.,. this re
niluds us of a case :Which. occhred nonnryintis
ago,, in' a .:Philadelphin • court;
,where a pretty
yOong t wiftdOw . was in .dangpr.of, t we-.
thirds of her' lislunnpa, •es,tnt'e;
t r irOanded - their 'claim on the 'ali"eged.loSanity of
the defunct.... It tney- be Its well to
th . t
nlbo'gallant , at tr.e presidlog judge was not only conviiiial
“What .were, your husband ' s' .words
'inquired the attorney:. •
. • ..•.
The pietty widow. hlushed 'and look- ,
ing down, replied; • . , •• •-
44I'd rapier nottell •.. .
)'(U mitgt, madam:: Your claim
may he decided '
,blu.hinit. the willOw ileclifiell•te
At hat 'a direct, appeal from the bench dlict
. . .
~ I lie said kiss inn P011y . ,. and open that other
botttent champagne." .• • • - .
IVO !inn w not whelber it Was
the.d447eaced husband, nr.. the living wife, that
inspired :be .judgg•at.. that instant, Jtt- at
one - e erred, with all .the enthusiasm of cOpyic,
liOn,:tiBonsjble to the.ll.lst.”. •
s.tmenas.—tvery 1711111 .
moat RatiPlll.lntillfr his time. tie must wait:
Not in listles. iillenees„nor tiaeless pastime,
not ipternloas. dejectiOn, but in constant,
Steady, •• cheerful 'erkleaimr,ialways:
rind' :accomplishing his task, that
when the occasion (mines he may be ' rgnal to
'the, occasion.".. The tallent of succesii is
'nothing riiiire than Oning what you can
. do Well,
.without a thought of fame: If it comes et all;
Irwin ChrriC , beeattse it iS deserved, not because
it.is sought after. ". It , is * . a• 'very. indisere.et..nrid
troublesome ambition which..cards' so"trinch
about tame, about' . what . the,WOrlit.says of . 'us,'
to be a] ways looking *in the ea *Of .athers: for
approval," to be always anxious about the
effect. of what we rio , or . say, .to.'be always
ahoufina to hear the 'echoee . of our own coikes.
TIIV; FIRST. VElE.—, , Whrn Noah, planted the
Pest vine and rf,tired, Satan approached . , nod
'said, "I will naurish
quickly brought - three animals—a: sheep, a
liorr, Paul killed: them one after
~snother. near Ole vinp. : The :Virtues : or . thr.
blobtlof these threa'aiiiinals penetrated it, and
are, still manifest in itsgraWth....'.Whan a man,
drinks a goblet,' he is thee egreeable, gentle,
end friendly :.that lathe-nature of , the. lamb.
When he drinks two goblets, be is like a lion,
mid says,,OVhols.like He . .thert tulks ,
of stupendous thines: But. m hen lie.'drinks
sen.es.fersake liirn,.and vrtillo*,a
in 'the mire like.a hog. .. • ,
' Aunt wan. - trying,;persuade to ;persuade
to 'retiie'at iond,own,
~,e „ t i t in t the little chickens. .itocott'oi
I lint time gyev,t). :said
ben nlWhys AkintyArieii no,
Inure orponditts • •
Blosoa's - 13nrial - and:Giarc o ,,,
' " A !HI ho buried. h fr•yalleyop. tlpt. fapl
`Moab; (Ivor_ a gitipst. IS : Ist: no' inih:
k npwet h is Sepulchre, unto thie';dey?f-~r
tcNo man knowe!h.ni leis sepulchre P„... * Fhen;
the warrior dies„ his gonartideie with ;Matto&
drums and reversed arms,.
tell of banners won, ~e rid•-•.rehearse4ls '
• Amid the firit.and , .Moit henored,Olk , the . '
land—satrei :end ststieriteM r - theyASY: •
him to rest, where eoatly niorotrienti of bronr.e,
nod inn rlilo smeak.to a.VrokKor, departid4rept; -
nem. Du( Moses;. ; the' man of , tichliihe braitesv
wnrrior; the. most trethrer:,seite,,the,:.inoPired
pont, end'the:grentest. philOsoPhert ever,
earth knew, sleeps in ti.nemelese,oo. •'..
c , ,By lonely:mon:46lN- ,
On this aide Jorden's'vilaves:'?,.!•..-,..—,..:.;','
. „ ,
. his very • tillth;';:itti
one of harilahin;4lrugile . .and ,
,p.r qfiil - to becorrnithe heir
Meekly drfelined thi honer' wciich Goal do
signed sbmild, tin `tratnwed aaViour..;rit,
bratuin's rhildreti.; - who, 'uride'r -, 00j:stalely:
delivered tht‘ta - front their 'Eruel
the tyrant's power l who patfentiy:' • listened - to
the eokiirdaints end bard the-tepr r infehoi• or
children or. israel,t' . blit*ho 'finally, _provoked •
en:anger:at the', rock at Merihatii'.-inenitett
limpieoe'tito . .of the I,ord,' and ,forftri:tetr'hiti"rin r `,
trance into the nreinisinl lanid,"Whese
fields and'pleatuinfrest had been.( he goal `of file
bones, for more than' 'forty yeirs-::'-:thie, friend
of God was permitted only to viewAhe:•litnifi'
and ill'eti-called to: iota : lnlay urdrnovin
Christian friend 'and mourner', do:you
„ttotiltort . ,l, your eliild,.pr.„.your : "frienti;
.lien n an unknown:spot 7 - r7o you warm ',her' .
.chase yon cannot my,rtlesonil
ere °hove the unmarked gravi. :antr'srgh that
nomiarbie.stlealca of the worth,' end ": giiidev'to
ttig place" or the .tienatiOd '9 718 ? iflea
Member thnt Fm. who. , favored no :other. has
t [ol(ml...with . Coif, faro to et' the
same timo . thegreatnit_and the meekest _man;'
has; for ttionvniills of, years, lain Where man
knowath not his sepulehre.--.--totrie. • •."
Life uppnthe .Railroad,
Cleveland 'fi4iinclealar gets off a. thrilling
Railroad tuory; of whick .the 'following 'hi on
eilVe were an. hour latn,'yot -as our, regular
Fuelling time was :II miles an lour; i,t was ex ,
pectnil that,l was In`make iip dio lost h'our,:by
running faster. 'lr. he wheels. kept the
engine*ts 'bound to make , it..'The,..nlilif.
was interisoly dark, and for the.'first fifty miles"
.we did well; and made; up 2.0 minutes, - and ten
minutes later would not have glitsiOcine farth
ing for tife lives iikhoniiithat train I:Ye
were upon a'heary grade with high; ; reiulienk
ments,•and I 'yvaiigiving her , 120 ponndr; to:this
_; you may:he'eura that'vnith a sii . poit
wheel, Wo were going at a .trdpierulmia speed.
All at rane e we ‘dbicoverell but.` a'short distance
by: the flicker .of tbe, head. lights :the
'right ebow, of liaises, feet, twinkling,-ai the
light glaneed upon them: • A' L covered bridge
was justiahead, antrit had no fioor.• When I
ffrat sew tliettk, whistled "Ssdown' brakesA—
They jumped, Jteroughllse
A rack,..hetween_ the
'ties, and.tbeir - wholebeidiee she tracki
ihe,bridge wee werlrwone, with a span
of .8 . 0 feet from. the creek: : below; I. saw stt,
once our case was desperate, arid iiiiiejlOy
whistlool kes," 'pulled the throttle-valve
wide open, and resolved to strike them at fifty
rniles per hour, for I knew..that was our'. last
and only chatkce.'„sPrtitik, my.fireman,eawhosir
things atOnd. • Poor ' belled been on- the
road for along limo, but tiijoi was the trst.tirne
he over knew fear, .'llfs4iscih Woe deadly pale ;
he. cr o uched dolin in. the tender.ntriong she
wood. . I knew that he, saw death.ithead..- • . •
As for try.elf - I tlionght. 'over' - all • trqt, past
life in .& hash.; saw death approichlng with
-lightning speed. . I shat . my.eyes, and witir..s
thundering'roor we . *ere upon 'them...Jl
the old•engine-(juiver; and then a.- doll , grindini
sound as (testi,: blood and bones vvere
together, end for' a Ow Morneate I-knew •yoth.
ins. . racoon came to '4 senseti. IYUY rase Was
covered With blood and entrails, and Me whole
engine was 'clogged•with gere and hair' flesh.
We were yet thundering on.' I whistled 'dorsi;
- brakes, and vi:e dapped orte milelrOrti the'SPC4:
The engine kinked +like a hug'irieirut
for more bilk:id, and:scraping -the-ground
its. ponderous rime . ; Not' na'paSient4 nktloit
trainrver knew bownear .
s eternlty they. heel
helm that night... Our grent,spead saved mt..—
I never wish to Ve plaUed In tt
Thefinest itleo srif thuntler,storm he Whim
WiOkins came hoirio.tight. . 114 clime ietOlhr.
room where Itio . wife end Annilit4re..werly
,then - 'he tunable ovet: the ertplle and fell
whop on the Aftei a *short time he rose
•"W.ife, are yen hurt 7" •• • • •••
gepirle; ere }ion hurt 77 • '
teroilihle•ctep.tetieti't .ii 77 • 2'
("titian r;ii.—Tine.catira . ge hea to dn
with .anger that there: lies alWayn the . ntrrontter
suspicion against it. wher'elhis panahM ,. l6-high
est; Trini.Courngels ennl,and . calm; the - bra
vest et ke the hat of; a hrtttal:hullyiing
insolence.and the Very time....nt danger.: jor , e)
fount! the most serene, plfn?trispt santtf . tt'e.- 4 r.
}lnge we kneW Makea . enword.lo'rtn.t
self' and ifght•; .Intt.Whitt isdone
ger can never be placed to onticcobtit. of coat=
ejavorlianye $ tr es,
thiit,a literivo+ repatittron
time, ig like the ;walla_.br
trowel `in Mirband for'ltlaiitoriti; . frienilO . —ao
a sivoril in the other'fq.rainiteing
A.:horrid old f, baOhOliir, c iriortkiiii : Its*
(144' f*FitiioO*; o*Nii cOuld_ril:;0 1 1f of
deal4k 11 .1,1(ere - we re' 6. o l
Men , . , mensre2.nover MOW (retintntly
outwitkittlian w areArying
An ' Tinga 0/ 0 1'44;61#/ (41trtimed -40 - -eats
as welt as dogs. ",fialvk • ! ,A 4"
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