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gipga &in t 'agitator
Is l'ablibhetl every WoilnuBday MOPIJIIrg, 41 $2,00 u
,year, invariably 11.1 advandu, by
COBB & VAN GELDER.
TA:i LINES OP MINION, OIL LEES, MA-U ONLOSIVISEE.
No. of Sq're. 11u.. :3 Ins. 4 Inc ' Moa. 0 Moe, 1 Year
11~1$ 1 , 00 $2,00 $2,60 $5,00 $7,00 $12,06
~ *Lustros 2,00 8,00 4,00 8,00 12,00 18,00
Halt C 01...... 10,00, 15,00 17,00 22,0, 30,30, 50,00
00000 i. • 1
18,001 20,00 30,00 40,001 00,001 90.00
itzELOneiness (lards inserted at the onto of Ono Dol
tars ltno por pour; but none for lees earn than e 5,90.
n.. Special not iCAfl i Fifteen Ceuta per line; 'Editorial
or Local Notices, Twenty Cents p7r lino.
W. D. *ll' 1 2.RDELls & co., • .
NVIIOLESA.LE .DRUGGISTS, and dealers in
Wall Paper, Kerosene Lamps, Window Glans,
Perfumery, Paints' and Oils., Ace.,
Corning, Y., ,Tan. 1,1866.—1 y. •
W.. A. NICHOLS
' • NICISOI4 tk - tittri e .Cll.OLL,
- . _ ..
ATTORNEYS AN D COITNBELOR§ AT LAW
Irmo formeyly °coupled by 'Jamas Lewro - y,Esq
' Yu.. A. •NICUOLS. • JOHN I.lkpronuLt.. -
Wellsborct, Jan. 1, 1866-Iy. - (I
ATTORNEY AN . D . 00UNSELOR AT LAW
Insuronco, Bounty and Pension Agency, Main
Street Wellihnro, Pa., 4n.1., 1866.
S. P. WiLsom. " J. B. Nit.p.s.
WILSON , dir, NILES,
TTORNENS COUNBELORg ''AT LAW,
(First - door from Bitoney% - the Avonue)—
Will attend tOr_buidnesa entrusted to their - care
in the eonntioa of Tioiannd Potter. •
W011ih0r0,:4an.,1"186,6 , .
D.. ANGELL CO.,
MANUFACTURE/1S of, and Wholesale and Re
tail Dealer in Doors, Sash, and Blinds, Also
• Planing and . Turning done to order.
Knoxville, Tiogn, Co., Pd., Jan. 18.-1867—1y.t
TAILOR. Shop first door north of L. A. Scare's
Shoo Shop, .pg3 - Catting, Fitting, and Repair
ing Bono promptly and well.
Welleboro, Pa., Jan. 1, 1866.-ly.
DRAPER AND TAILOR. Shop over John R.
Bowen's S.oro. jO- Cutting, Fitting, and
Repairing t ono promptly and in best style.
Wellsboro, Pa., Jan. 1, 186t1-ly
Join* I. BIiTaiTELII. •
AGENT for the dollecticin of bounty. back pay
and pensions due soldiers from the Govern
ment. Office With Nichols l'and Mitchell, Wells.:
born, Pa. • m3O, '66
WIYI4 ) a.auunTsoN,
ATTORNtY AND COUNSELOR' AT LAW,
Notary' Public and Insurancn Agent, Bloss
burg, Pa„ over Calduroll's St9ro.
az,utia. WALTON 11110111SIE, -
Gaines, Tioga County, Pa.
VERMILYEAIo REXFORD, Prtopn's. This id
a new Hotel located within easy access of the
,best fishing uud, Hunting grounds in North
ern-Pennsylvania. No pains wilt be spared
Thr the accommodation of pleasure seekers and
the traveling publi.. (Jan. 1,1866.3
PETRO UIVI •nousp-
WESTFIELD, PA., p I.;* GE CLO§il, Propri
etor. A now Hotel condi :ted on the principle
of live and let• live, for the accommodation of
the public.—Nov. 14, 1866.-Iy.
J. 0. STRANG.
:TORNEY AT LAW. Any businees entrust—
ed to 13ia care will receive prompt attention.
Knoxville, Pa., Nov. 14, 1866.4 t f
GEO. W. RYON,
ATTORNEY COUNSELOR AT LA W, Law
renceville' Tiogli Co., Pa. Bounty, Pension,
and Insorti.nce Agent. Collections promptly
attended tb. Wilco 2d door below Ford House.
Doc. 12, 1860-ly •
C. F. SWAN, ,
AGENT for tho LycomineCouoty, Tabor:taco
Compariy;at Tioga, Pa. ~
Juao D, zerm—ow* - .
TIOC A, T.T.00.4. COUNTY, PA - .
Good stabling, attached, and attentive hos
tier alisay.,:in attendance. • •
E. S. FARR, . . Proprieton.
Hairdressing & Shaving.
:3aloon over Willcox & Barker's Store, w'kti
hero, Pa. Particular attention paid to Ladies
hair-cutting, Shampooing, Dyeing, etc. Braids
PuID, coils, and awiches on hand and made to or
IL NV. DORSEY. J. JOHNSON,
OLD received'on - deposit°, for - which certil-
V3l eates will be issued, bearing interest in gold.
• E. W. CLARK 4 CO, Bankers,
• N. 9 3b south Third street, Phila. •
bBAO6N, late of the i 2d Pa. Cavalry, after
• • nearly four years of arzity service, with a largo
txperionce in field and hospital practice, has ,opetled an
utlce for the pr'actieo or medieitto and surgery, in all
ci branches. Peremiefrom a - distance can Bull good
toarding at the Pennsylvania lintel when desired.—
Will nett any part of the State in / consultation, or to
istform surgical operations. No. 4., Union 'Block, •itp,
'airs.' Wellsboyo, Pa., May 2; 38 60 . -1 3".
••• - •
IV PICTURE GAITEIfY
the pleasure to inforM ihe citizens of ?Mita
tountly that ho has completed -his
'NEW- PHOTOGRAPH- kl-ALLERY,
and Is on hand to take all kinds of Sun Pictures,
'net as Ambrotypos, Ferrotypes, Vignettes, Cartes
do - Visite, the Surprise and Eureka Pictures; also
pirticuler attention paid' to copying and etilarg—
In 4 Pictures. Instructions given in the Art on
r/.kinnftblo terms. Elmira St., Mansfield, Oct. 1,
1 1 811 G. '
vir M. B.' BMW, Knoxville, liogn ,Countyl
r Pa:, (U. f3;licenkld Agent, l a.nd Attorney
kr oldibrs anti thei). friends threngbent all the
1 pal States,) Witt piasecuto and collect with WI -
'halted . sucoestl,,, •
SOLDIIiRS' CLAIMS I A,ND-DITES
all kinds. Also, any ether kind of claim
ni;:tiost. the Goiernment before any of ?the 4/a
partments or in bongross. Tomo moderate, All
camwanicationa soli. tho ah \ , '•o /ultimo will re
. ctiveiPrompi attention; Jan. i 7; I$M. ,
VP-r o D rNTI STRY.
'ltirgi s i C. N. DA RT T,
WOULD say to the public, that lie is porma
noutly located in Wellsborn, (Qtlico at his
roodence, near the Land Office and'Emseopal
Church) where hp will continuo to do nll kinds of
•rock confided to his care guaranteeing cotnphyo
iati.faction wheio the s ill of the Dentist can
will in the management of cases peculiar to t e
calltng ivtll furnisti
\ ARTIFICIAL TEETH,
sat on ony material desired.
FILLING 41 pnRA.OTING TEETH,
:mended to on shbrCest notice, and done in the
beat and moat approved style.
TEETH . EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN
the the use of AntestheticS which are per
fectly hannloßs, and will ho administered in every
tate when desired.
Wsllsboto, Jan.'l, 18(15-1y•
E. WITH, M. 1),
OPERATES saccessfolly for Cataract, Stra
bismus (cross eye) Removal of Tum..re,
flare Lip, Varicose Veins., ‘Cluh Feet, Sr
Particular attention paid to diseases'id - the E'ye
and General Siirgory.
Consultation at office free.
P , eferenees•gWen to o ierotious recently per.
Office hours from 12 M. to 3 P. M.
Moat his residence, Mansfield, Tioga 00i:fury,
March 27, 18117-Iy.;`
• . ivontatarr STRAIT •
A GENT for tho 'National Fortes of Standard School
, a rl'i Booki; publisbed byllP9 et V.ln
,;,11,1,an , , corner of .j ohn street, N. ~ heepit eons intitly
''' apply . All orders prompt! filled. Call on or
tilrers by mall. , ' N. STRAIT.
- 4) `'eola, Pa., 313110 10,1867-Iv_ 2 .
, BEACH& vi lAMB. u
A TTOTtNeil3 AT ,LAW. - Office on :Main
Street, next door to 113.i:den's gtoro.
C. G. WILLIAMS, C. NV.,IItACII.
Walboro, Joao &, iSs7—t.f. ..
()ROME LOT ON GRAIN BAGS for sale
cheap! as, WRIGHT & BAILEY'S.
Wellaboro, June 5, 1867.
[P. C. VAN °ELDER
JOSEPH IN I O,IIAk &SONS, two tulles oasE
of Knoicilo, 'toga County, Pa., aro
pared to manufaoturn wool by thoSyarci of on
shares, as may`be desired, _They make
FLANNELS, FULL CLOTHS, CASS!
ME ' ES,
Jong I. MITCHELL
and can prowls , . to satisfy . customers: . They pi
particular atten on to
Twenty year •
rants thorn in e
No shoddy clot
ro and au\
opened a shop\ at
ton streets, for tli
kinds of .
to order. COP 1
short notice. A
LIFE . "ASI
Insure your Li
Juno 19; 1867—;
HvING fitted n
' of tho old Uni
I am now ready to r
Union Hotel wag i
and tho Proprietor I
grog, An attentive
Wollhboro. Juno 2.
ITA VI NG leased f;
well known Ha
Ilaztot,t, 1 tun prepar
local publie,,witil . the
cured in the country_
tendance. Teams far
Wellston), June =6,
making it his pot
sharp of public
trusted to his
promptnes and '
of E. S. Earr's h
- Er R.
One door -,.t3
R ESPECTF IIL
puhlio that h
Molass,es, B .Yr - uPs•
class stock. Oysto
AT the LflIVr43llC
will fi,n,f -- 'evir
the Drug Trade
QIIEAP, , CH
and of the best qu
Strings, Fishing, T
Qash•paid for Fl
1111 A S just returt
Yankee Noliotis. of
Stuffs, School book
thing that is ever L
&ore. 1 would all
public to our Stock
quilled in flit wid
Agent for the " Mo
trays keep a large
Tioga, May 8, 181
1 4 Capital 'and
No Pretnidm No
ning t whuthcr Eire !
It pays fur lire
barns or in Ilik) lie
ItB aster lok
May 29, 1997-1 y
AIRS. MITCH I 'LL would particularly invite
. of her It - tends and the public
generally, to call and 6oet her now collection of
consisting of the latest novelties of •
BONNETS & JOCKEYS,
-Wi &c.; - •
All soleted with gr at ettie-..t,gyeyythini - helong %
ing to the Milliner' Trade of A l a": ' •
LATEST 1 1A1PORTATIONS,
can be found atdm• Rooms on Broad 4treet, to
which would invite an early call.
Mrs. E. D, MITCIIBLL. •
attention paid to Bleaching
and Comm Woik.
T-ioga, Pa.. June'
until the , 12th; and
of• each month. %1
United States Hotel,
and in Lawrencevii
the 28th until the lal
All operations conk
fossion, whether stir,
coivo 'especial' a ttention. r
Having an, ro imp cd,li s quid and apparatukfor
benumbing the gumi, ho is prepared to extract
teelW,withond pain,oil in a manner liiirinla 3B :lo
the patient, yet no
,stupefaction, drowtdaess or
nausea, fidlows the , potation. thor or Clilorv.
fOrm will to admin.'s ered if advisable when de
Artificial Teeth o all kinds inserted in' the
moat enbstantial rint beautiful manner.
Sall and see 'spool ens of rneebrinical dentistry.
Tioga, Pa., May 1, 1867. '
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• . •,,' WELLSB.OIOI) . PA . ATIGITST 28' 1861'
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NG & CLOTII-DRESSING.
experience in the bushiegs agar
pectin); a. generous patronage.
a 12, 1867—t(. .
IHN 'SURR, •
ounce to tile citizens of Welishe_
trrounding country, that ho has
la the corner of Water and cr4
le purpose of manufacturing all
T ' FUTANITURE; . - -
AND TURNING DONE
INS of all ,kinds furnished on
1 work done promptly and war
-IVellsboro;June 27, 1868.
- - i
H . YOUNG,
Agent for tho
IT- 13 LIE
1 0r ! ,
,WITED 'TA TES. ~
I o at a Homo }Agency.
I 17, /SG7—tf.
; : MERRICE.
yrs, TIOCIA CO. PA.,
ith Chloroform, Ether, and the
, ray Producer.
n n ew ' hotel building on the sito
1 in Hotel, latett destroyed by fire,
ceire and entertain guests. The
'tended for n Temperance House,
[ elieres it can be sustained without
ostler in attendance. '
r a torn' of years the popular and
tol stand lately occupied liy A. M.
ed to furnish the trovoling and
best, accommodations to bu pro•
I A good hostler always in m
n ished to fishing parties.
.1 COUNSELOR AT LAW.
o this county with a view of
manout residence, solicits•a
“Ltronago. All business on
ire will be attended to with
.tiolity. Office 2d door south
P tel. , 'Toga, Tioga Co., Pa.
Y announces to thltrading
! has n desirable stock of Oro-
Teas, Coffees, Spices, Sugars,
id all that constitutes a first
s in•"every style at all sea-
TO BUY DRUGS.
villo Drug Store, where you
thing properly belongleet..
• lity for Ca'. Also,. Paints,
mps, - FnneY - Notions. Violin
ckle"Wintinw Glaf•S, Arm..
C. P: -LEONARD.
l ay 8, 1967. •
l ed from the City with-a largo'
stoeirof goods consisting of
,ND . MEDICINES;
• every 'description, ,Glass and
P.aphr, Paints and Oi
Groceries, trhil l finally every
ept in a Drugu an d • . Notiou
30 Call 'the attention' rif. thh
of GERMAN LAMPS, une
world, and also that I, am
) ton" (bold Pen, and shall•al•
I,ll7—tf. ‘. B. B! BORDEN.
FALLS, N. Y.-
urplus $ 373 , 63 7.66-
ouly, taken, '
It payo darnages by Light
en,ues or hot. •
tuck killedl by Lightning, in
1. - • r ,
Nr tilan C'oinpanics of
I. (3. PRICE, Agent,
Iton (.''entre, Tinge. Co. Pa.
T It. ST ..
, sideneo oti ikrellebdro street,
l o may bo found from the Ist
rum the 19th until the 25th
'ill be in Dlossburg at the
limn the 13th 'until the 180,
e at' Blossou's Hotel, from
t day of each month.:,• „.
acted with the' dental .pro-
Mal or mechanical, will -re-
Grocery and Provision q,ore;
CORNING, ,N. Y
WIIOLESALD AND' RETAIL DEAtE
in nil - liimp3 of
GROCERIES ; ' IPROVISIONS,
Wines, Liquors 'and.
FOREIGN & '1)01$1E§TIO, GREEN iSr,
CA N N:h; T S • _AN'
WOOD' & WILLOW' WARE, GLASS &
CROCKERY W ' 'f'k _
CHILDREN'S CARRIAO S, CABS .&
PERAMBULATORS, TOYS, &C ,
A full and complete ;assortment of the above
mentioned goods of the best quality alvrayi on
Particulai . attention paid to Fine • ilrOceries.
Dealers and Consumers will find it' to 'their
terent to examine his Stock before buying.,
Corning, N. Y., March 27, 1867.
GROCERY AND PROVISION STORE
OLD saying-that a. .penny' saved is a penny
earned, justifies GARDNER in naming his
establishment a Savings Bank.. Economy is
Wealth, said soine.old chap whose name I have
forgotten f - tand it is ec l on'otby to trade where the
of high prices is being proseented"with vigor and
without 'riprievo. lean sell Sugars, Teas, Mo
lasses, Fish, •Porkii Flour,Corn Meal, 'oOfEle . s;
Canned Fruits, Spices,•an everything' intended
for family use, giving the buyer'the benefit' •'
fall of• tho markets, an advantage dutyuppro-
Ciated by ovorybody,,excepting only thou) verdant
INNOCENTS ~• _
who pregy PROM ISING.- tO PA Y one hun
dred per cent. profits to thp seller, to PAYING
twerity.fi-ve per cent. cash on delivery of the
goods. I shall offer my stock of goods at fair
prices ,-, . z ., .. ' , ' • •..,
1 - 33id,fill I.lp as far. as .1 ,1 801 out.
- ," ' L. A. 9AADNER
WeHaim, Yugo 18e7.
NEW DRY GOODS STORE.
TOLES & BAREIR,
(NO. 5, UNION BLOCK.)
WE have jest received ear .now and very,
large Mock of
SHEETING SI SIIIRTINGS , PRINTS,
CLOTHS; ICA SSIMERE S, VEST-
I NGS, I READY MADE CLOP
TIIIIIAPS & CAPS,,
• , BOOSSIIOES, ' •
also a largo and woll selected stock of
CROCKERY, HARDWARE, •WOODEN
WARE, STONE WARE, KERO,
• SEN E OIL, PAINTS & OILS,
SUGARS, TEAS, COFFEES,
' SYRUPS, MOLASSES,
ETC,. DTC., ETC.
We are able io offer our 'custoniors the bohofit
LAST DECLINE OF PRICES
n the New York Market, our Stock having been
nirchased sine° the great,depliue in Goode.
, TOLES k BARKER,
Wellsboro, July 3, 18G7.
Real Estate Sale.
HE Subscriber Will sell or ront the' following
_V valuable property, to wit: •
Ono' tavern stand in Lawieneeville
' One farm, on which be now 'resides, one-half
mile :front three • churches, two School 'louses,
two grog shops, and one railroad, and about the,
same 'distance rom the line of the Wellsboro and
'Lawrenceville Itailrotid. The farm' 'contains 150
wares of good land, 50 acres timbered, well Va.:
tared, and very productive. It requires that the
'Ned should be sowed and planted. howeirer, to
snare a harvest. •
One farm in Jackson township, 175 acres; a
Drat-rute plaeo for a cheese factory.
Alsb•-•=for sale-4 mules, 75'Sheep, and other
stock, cheap on reasonable terms. ' " •
M. S. BALDWIN.
Limrence, Apr. 17, 1887-tr.
PLATED WARE—Cako baske t ta; card s
tits; °Aston+, sugar haw's, o to„ at : .;
THE largest a4sortmeni of 'Watches, Clocks
" Jowelr,y and Plated,lVAro Tioga county,
at ' " [l9drielle] • :TOLEY'S.
LAMPS.—A new ki
no breakaKe of oh
'~iIL.L, ' .r`
I I it I.
nd of lamp for Keroseno.•;- ,
imneys—a: • FOLEY'S.'
''''' Ctliiokiii, allrittrg
,; _ (Fox: pp Agitator.}' ,
fain lonely,-- 7 weary, tired of life
• Tbengb earth, is clothed witlrjoiPeliness
And every.hill, arid vale is rife 7' .
• With floridiwreaths, and verdant dress,
:Each zephyr bear& u rlth perfume,
• Eatli vale reiseundB with choral strains, ,
And all Mat once was wrapped •
• Is bright,=—Spring's gentle goddess reigns,'
Yet .1 am weary—sad at heart
, There wawa Buie,--'tis past,,ari. gone
When tiee,tTsyf'e , 000 could. joy. impart,
An(l I coultrjutn the festivo thrpng,
' Once I could kink at nature's feast,
Nor songhtaliuror fountof bliss
• An hour of holier joy ait'peace
A draught of sweeter happiness
Odee I could read the Written page,
' Where genius garnered' gem 'worth;
gpark's 'pure, dA'ine,' 'and wisdom sagb
Flowers of au immortal birth ,
' And feet I.Was;life,Lanfl love to lino,
•tiptibring c'er.scenes untouebed,by art,
Alas 1. no joy.that. earth will give, .
•Can flourish in a desert heart.
Fathor—forgive this feeble faith, -
Teach tneAo love Thy precepts mild,
I humbly pray that Thou wilt blebs, '
ForgiTio arid blebs, Thino erring child,
As "all things work togaher:well"
those who seek . 4'hy ways divine, ..
Bet, this monk heart no more rebel .
But meekly say—Thy will;not mine.
Tioga, July, 1867, ' M. J. B.
THE HIGHWAYMAN'S BRIDAL.
, 1 I I .
I ' The days of King GeorgN,... , Third
were the times .for.; gall 1 .. . robbers,
whose,fine clothes, -high bearing, reek-,
less hardihood, and (frequbntly) good
birth took away from the imperficial ob
server much of the diftkness 'of crime
actually surrounding their deeds, and
lives. You were diyeAted of your ings
and , ptirses - often with af demeanor so
polished that really it rather resembled
paying a toll to good manners than sub
mitting to a highway robbery—a •rob
bery,,it is true, yet still ,it was,,nicue
soothing to the felings ~at the. time
than being,knocked down with thp but
end of a pistol, or,_ ullied , as.,Well, as
_ . . . .
One highwayman in particular was
notorious enough in his brief day for
most of the
,qualities I have, described
as sometimes attributes of, these knights
qf the road. He was well connected,
too, his uncle being a clergyman in a
high church appointment. , His person
was elegant, his manners courtly, and
he was rash in an' extraordinary degree:,
'Mingling 'freely' in fashionable society'
in his rearname, his - deeds ; of robbery
were the talk* of te tocirn.,titider his as
snmed , one. ~His' proper ' designation'
was' Richard '"Mtiwbray.v, that', ,belong
ing to' e, read, li IS' Wh'ole i:iource of rey
'enne; Was Captain ' de: AiVritnieretiey, a
,patroinyirild high-sounding" enough, : I
"do not mean, however,, to infer that any
rg ltl ire a ''ayn'in'ii - i - o - trolfeillillnAjtia (Lae
person; that Was never known till the
event lvhieh I' am going to relate topk
place., "- ' _ -,
:..• -, ,
Richard Mowbray had spent his own
small patrimony; years before the peri
od at which this narrative commences,
in the pleasures of thee; it; had'
47 4 tn
melted - in ridottes, PI uses, fares;
'llorieflesli and hazard ; he'llad exhaust
ed the kindness and forbearance ' of 'his
relations, from whom he had borrowed
and begge 1,1111 borrowing and begging
became i practicable., He had known
most • ext ernes' of life ;' 4na, moreover,
when' deb , i ' and ' poVeity'' stared . him
grimly iq he fate, heltnew not one
ful art by vhich he timid support - exis
tence;:or,i ity dydentis' o his creditors.
,Wh at'Wes' to done ? He ehided , a
1 jail as lbrig,...as could ; lid one event=
fill night; ridi ,gon'' horseback' and,.
meditating glo, roily onhiseVil fortune,
,he niet=covered by the darkness from
all dfscoverya traveler well mounted";
plethorie, laden with 'money-bags, and,
bearing likewise "the bUrthen Of excess='
iv(); felty.' - 'lt waS • a `sudden thought- 7
itetediliipon 'as '•Audderily. • Resistance
wasn't:it dreanted! oE ' Mowbray made
oft' With his'botity, considerable enough
to repair 1116 - 6.thaustedlinalibps, and to
pay lily most PreSsing creditors. It Was
literally robbing Peter to,pay • 'Paul. . "-
And so; fly nigtit;'nfider the dhelteror,
its darkness, did the ruined gentleman
becOme the highwayman., People, who,
kneW his'eircumStances whiSpere'd their'
surprige When'it ' became':known that
Richard Mowbray'had,Paid 'hig d e bts, , ,
and Made his chstemidt tiPp,earanoe.—
NoW i li is person - was ever clatt- 'in the%
newest, hraverles of the day,' 'and hi' big'
double Character rhany a'.congneSt,',did
lie trifilte . ;"foihe disburthehed ladies Of
their jewels'atid'pnres With SO , 'fine a'
manner that the fair ones forgot their
losses in admiration of the, charming .
despoiler; • and
,Richard, in, betli: 'lna
, his ph aSes, drank deep d raiightsbfipleag•:'
- ure; till - he drained
. the Circean'euP id;
,itsiveriest'dregs. t,1•• '' ' ' , l . !" i 'i I'. I' ,
Just as'eterY pleatinie r becanie. W 4 eari
some;' When festive and high 'bred de
lights palled on his RI tett passions,-and,
the lower extremes of
andhard drinking, rabig, fighting, di-:
verailied by the kee excitement and
threats of danger, w ich - distingnished,
his predatory exiaten .e began to Ratiate,
A now light broke . on- the ' fey ish ' at-
Vinosphere of his life: He loNfedl 'Yies !
`,Richard'Alowbray,'the ruined patilcian
—De Mqntmoreney, the gallant' high-
Waymati; who had hitherto ' resisted
every • good or evil ' influence which
Love,. pure or earth-stained, Offers to his
votaries—succumbed to the simple
charms of a youzig, unlearned; unambi
tious girl.' .
Flavia Harcourt ,had' just attained her
sixteenth' year, had never been to a'
boarding-school, and loved nothing so
much, even her birds and pet rabbits,
as her dear old father, an 'honest coun
try gentleman and a worthy magistrate.
Flavia had never been even to London;
for Mr. Harcourt resided at Avelingl a
retired village about twenty miles from
the metropolis. , _Barring fox : hunting
and hard, drinking, the'old gentleman,
On' his side, took pleasure in the pretty,
gentle, girl', who, from •the hour of her
• birth, whiehevent terminatee, her moth
er's existence, had made her his eon
, stant playmate and compapioh. ; •!: ,
• 'lt must have been her very childish
' ness:and purity-that attracted the dek
perate robber—the hardened libertine,
now about- to commit !his . worst and
most inexcusable crime. He had acci
dentally mettMr. Harcourt at a country
hunt ;- had,,with others of his compan
ions; been invited by that' honest gen
tleman to a rustic/etc, in• honor of lit•
tle.Flavia's natal- day-,--a day he' -was
wont; to observe, to him, remarkable for
-Commemorating his greatest misfortune
and hii;intensest happiness; and ,then
and there,'llie highwayman vowed to
Win and-wear that pure bud of innocent
freshiiess,and,rarn -fragrance, or perish
'id the alterirpt,, . ,
, He haunted Ayeling ,Grange till the
_chaste - Young heart, the- old father's• be-,
loved darling , surrendered,,ftselt into
4 , -
; the; highly/IS/Mania ImoPing.- Perhaps
Mr, garcourt was; not -altogether :befit
,pleased withPlavia's cholcce,; but then
she WeS•his' life', his hope; find he trust-'
ed ; even tvhenhe gave her to a husband,
thather.do,ve like and doling ;affection
would still be his own ; besides,„Mow
.bray Was well - ;eanueeteilL-beasted
his wealth ; Whereas a - - Very moderate
portion would be hors ; and, in short,
what withhis high; 'inuring, his hand-.
some Persoil, --- ttincl : - insinuating .tonguehis.
Mr. Harcourt had irrevocably promised
to beStow his treasure into the iceeplng
,of thapx.efligate, _who ;numbered hint
pelf almostyears enough to, have been
the father Of the - young girl, Whom i he
; testified the utthost hupatience ' top • call'
73 1 fei , • -;t• • '
It was during dm. time that Mr.,Move ; -
bray r wiis paying his court at Aveling
„that•the neighborhoodbegan to be • al.-
alarmed by,a series of highway robber
ies, Which men said, could ,- 9,lave • been.
kerpetrated Nit by that •celebrated
night of the road, Captain 'De
_woven ey. , •
"'Cudgel me, , bu t have him yet,".
said old Mr. Harcourt. " I should, lory,.
Myself gOingto Tyburn' to 'See the
fellow turned off Ay,:rWould take my ,
littla Flavin to see him go ; .in. the
cart, with a parson t and a nosegay-; ell !
my'little girl?" ' ' •
1 ' 0, no, father,-"said Flavia,;" I could
not bear it, though he is such a daring,.
Wicked man t whose name makes me
shrink with tear and tcrror.wheneyer I
hear it. I could never bear to see such,
a dreadfill'sight it 'would haunt me till'
my death.'?, , .•, ,• ; i, ;;; ; ;
• Does the 'gift of prophesninvolunta
though it be, hirk within us yet? Dees
the soul' dimly - shadow out its' oVvii'fate,
or rather that of its frail and'perishable
habitation ? Sweet Elavia. I , unguspect
ing, Innocent girl l your lips then , pro
nounced-your doom' as - 'irrevocably as
' though you: had been some stern sibyl;.
delivering • inscrutable,, ' unquestioned
oracles = not.a fair girkw,ith brown
•thair'Curling doWn your glossy,' should=
ers; and your soft eyes; shining through
your blushes, like (Ham:Aida glittering
among the freshest of, roseS.„
The betrothed pair were together to
visit London.• •
" But I shall not dare," said the girl,
as walking together, in the garden, .sbe
leant her young, sinless head on her
guilty lover'ti breast-'=" I 'shall not' dare'
take such a journey, for fear of the high
wayman, De Montnioreney."
" Pear not, iny. ,sweet ;this
o be i pierced though ere De
Montmorency shalt cause one fear in
thine." i. :
. " Richard; sweetest, whyido.youleave
us so early every, evening ? At sunset,
I have remarked. These are not Lon
don habits Ah ! "doeii` any other than
our Flavin attract.you,?" , .
" Sweetest,nnd best! ,my, purest Love,
could any win me from you, were , it a
queen ? Think it not. - 1 - =-I-Lthe truth
is, Flavia,,,l have a sick - friend not far
from here ; he is 'poor, ill, and—P-4—"
" Sayno more; dearest. 0, how much
more I lovp you eyery day ! I;low goncl,
now noble, thus to sacrifice yourself !"
And the bluShin4 'girl threw' herself
into. her loverP& arms.. •i n • •
Ah,,how differently beat those two,
human hearts. One tilled ; with love,
goodness, chaity, SyMPathy ; the other
rank with hypocrisy, dark with unbe
11 4.4 - • , -
nfay li r e iniie 'Strait'til - 9 16 eted r f l ' ybii
few days previously a. terril 3l aiitlitfr.Tol
occurred. Old Lord St. 'Hilary had
been robbed '' and 'maltreated. Men
were by no means . ser favored as the fair
sex. Above all, a family jewel of
mense value had been taken from his
person ; and on recovering his iWounds
and fright he swore vengeance. He
took active measures to fulfil his vow.
Flavia went to.a,celebrated court, mil-
I i er to be I,n ensure d for wedding clothes.
She was then the impersenation of ra
diant happiness: 1.1.1 t. milli,her.
much struck - with, lier,,4nid, with the
han dSO rod,. darkbroWed 11S wnrthy _gee-,
tlernan who accOmpaniec_ her atld her
friend, (an old lady'congin.Of 'her tatti-.
er's,) at whose house the nuptial cerc 7 ;
molly wag to tale plaee.' , The Chitties
were finished ; Saffron, 'satin T rii,beA, ac
cording, td fancyOf the hridegrootn'S,
who Was fond ,of 'classics,lits
'youthful day'; orange blossonhyreattis;
Tho wedding was to talim place at the
; old' relathin'S, .IvTrs.,Dnchesnefg house,
and on lagging Wliii?..that, day at length'
.arrived: The Marriage :WO celebrated;"
and the happy„ pair Ayer in the , aet 'or
,when strange, noise vash,ard ' °W .
rude' Voices were taiked ;, Oaths'Mut,-
tered—a rush towardthe:festitalsaloprL '
The company rose.• '". 1 „ •
ft What is it ?" said Mr,:itar&ur
,The door Open'for'an
.ser. 'The 'officers of Insti'de,filled' the'
room.' `'Two 'advanced:'
' ;`' Come captain," "said they;'''." the
game is up at last. Its an awkWhild
time to arrest'a gentleman on his 'Wed-'
ding day ; but, d uty t , My i nghle.,Captain '
7 -fluty; must,he. dope.'' ~ , ~,;., ; 11,
./ntranced,,fre'zen,,hey,ona -- ; resistance.
or appeal, the,bridegrborn was fettered,!.
And the bride I.she,stoodtitere, : her lia r ,
'zel eyes dilating, till they, seined about
to spring from her head: ,; ,i iv,: ,- f. i.,
"My, Richard,, what; js this ?" „.
' •`' Scoppdrels,?l, saki ~W .I.ittreourt:,,
"release my son-in-law." 1 ,1„.1. ~f; i 1 , 1
: IThe 'Men laughtd4, ,One .4f then; Was,
examining the -necklace of., Flayia. It
contained a' diamond in ' Mel centre
Worth a monarch's ranS6M. ''' ":'.'
`` Where' did you, get thls,•Aties'?" lie'
said. ~" ; .1; i • ,
liercfriondS anscivOtOd- 12 .f0r the' terror'
stricken girl, was inarticulate—" - I‘ll.
Mowbray's wedding-gift." . ; 1 ;; ~ .
" Oh; oh I This was„the,. ,diamo, u 1
Lord St. Hilary was so madabout., l y,
your leave," and the gem Was remo,y d
from the neck, it ,encircled., 1 ; _ ; , ,i
' ." Whom do you take r. ',Afowb y
for?" said she. •. , - I,;
' • " Whom ? why the renownd
-taro De - Montmoreney . .l!. .: , ,
A shriek—so fierce n its agoy LIS,
cause the criminal to rebound- r - r struck
on the tars of all present; insensibility
•folloived, and Flavin was removed.
So was the bridogroom.=-tnlstewgate.
. The trial; was. concluded-1.-;.justice was
appeased—the robber was doomed.' And
Ins innocent and unpolluted victiinl—
For days' her life hung on a thread.. But
youth and 'health closed for a short time
thp gate of death—she' recovered,. Be-.
viviug as from . dreadful dream; -she
could scarcely believe in the 'terrible
event which, tornado-like, had swept
over her.' She desired her father to re=
peat its circumstances/ i Weeping; ;and
his venerable gray hairs .whiter • •With
sorrow. -Mr. Harcourt; complied. She
heard the recital) fru Silence. , '; •
Presently ; clasping her father'sitiand, ,
" Dear parent," she said slowly,ti`when
—when?" , ~ ,t
• She could utter no more-- , -nor was.;
necessary; he comprehended het Inean•
log but too Well.. f*:
The'day • afteri io-nlorrossii"Vherro ,
plied. • • .: 7 :„ I:4•11..
,44, .).?iither,',I must be there,, )l, ;; ;;"; ;1.
""My Flay* , my dearest daughteni ,
" 'Father, Y must be there. Do'you re'
member your jest? .Alriz it has come
to .pass• in bitter carnet:4;r' 'must /he
there:" ! ,1
Nor would she be .pacified;- she. per
sisted, ~l ier physieian-ati length - tinged
them to give her her Wayi 4.t, would,
he said, be less dangerous thin denials
• INear Tyburn Seats were erected. Win
'dows and bolconies were to be let out on
hires, , One of these, last, the most pri--
:vide, was secured • and on the fatal
nuirnin'g FlavaWataken thither 'in a
close carriage, accompanied by her par
ent and her aged lady!cousin. She shed'
ne tears, heaved not a single sigh, and
and - suffered herself - to be led to' the
window, with strange immovable'ealm=
nem. ~ Soon - shouts and the swelling
murmur of a dense crowd, reached her
ears. The gallows was not in sight,
but - the - fatal cart would pass close. It
came on - nearer, - nearer—more like, a
triumpli - that. dismal sight, than a hu
man - fellow-man - hastening to eternity;'
She 'elenched - her hands, the--rose upo
straining her fair white throat to - ea - to .".•
a glimpse of the criminal., Yes,,_ there
lie yas,'• dressed gaily, the Ominous
iloadgay flaunting on his breast, but
dull despair in his face, • i As • he train
passed Flavia's window, by •ance lie
,raised his hot, bleared eyes ;
.tli y . rested,
on his bride, Ills' pure virgin wpe. The
wretched man uttered a yell of agony,:
and east himself down on the boards of
the vehicle. .She continued gazing„, the'
smile frozen on her face, her eyes
glassy, motionless, fixed.
They never recovered their natural
intelligence. Fixed, and stony, they
bore her, stricken lamb, from the dis
mal scene. Her old father watched for
days by her bedside, eagerly waiting .
for a ray of light, a tolien of sense, or
sound. None come. -,.. She had been
striken with catalepsy, and it Was - a
blessing When the enchain k ed spirit was
released from itqrail habitation, :when
the pure soul was permitted to take its
flight to happier regions. Poor Mr.
Hare Hare rt sank • shortly after into a
chit ish imbecility, and soon fattier and
ter slept in one grave. ,
Not Good Enough for Her.
In the days of the good colony of Vir
ginia, the distinctions between rich and
poor. were based upon laws which, like
those of the Medes and Persians, alter
ed•not. One of the most devouifollow
ers of this code was a wealthy planter,,
living in what is known as the North
ern Neck. He was in all respects a
flank, open-hearted, manly gentleman ;
'but his estimate of his fellow men was
founded upon the principles that gov
erned his selection of his horses—blood.
Wealth, too, was by no means an un-
ImPortant "feature with him. He had
our human weakness, and, like all of
,us, was influenced more than he even
believed by pounds, shillings and
This Mr: had quite a large fam
ily, and among them a daughter whose
beauty was the standing toast of the
country. She was just eighteen, and
bedding into lovely womanhood. Not
Only was she beautiful in person, but
her amiftle disposition and many ac
complishments made her more than or
dinarily attractive, and half the gentle
,men of the Northern Neck were already
sighing for her love. • •
Teher was in the country at this time
ayoung man who was already rising
high in the' esteem Of 'his' neighbors.- 1
,He came' , of -good family, but , was, as
yet, .11 po,or;survgyor, wbo,', had taught
himself his, protbssion, .and who had
- spent' much of his time in traversing '
unknown forests, with nothing but his
coriipass for his-guide and his chain' for
-tht4oltinghion, locating lands and ; set-
Of rn'anly beiiiifS7;iiiiii'difeefieß;-A. o_o6l
varied feats of strength in which the
olden-time Americans took such pride.
He Was calm-and reserved; and there
was about WM a dignified sweetness of
'demeanor that accorded well with' his
frank ; independence of character. , He
was,a,great, favorite with all who knew
him=` and' there was no 'gathering to
which he was not asked.
' Mr. G.- seemed , especially to like
the young man, and It was not long be
fore he insisted that the' latter sthould
abandon all ceremony in his vhf is to
him;and come and go when he pleased.
The 'invitation WAS heartily given, and
as proMptly'accepted. The yoUng man'
liked' the planter, and he found tho so-
cietyof. the hea IWO' Mary 0— a
very 'strong attra tion. ' Theresult was
that he was frecp, entlY at the planter's
residence; so frequently, _indeed, that
'Mrs. 0 -- 2 --- felt called upon.•te. ask her
-husband if the did not think it wrong
topermit him to enjoy such unreserved
intercourse with their daughter. ,The
,father only laughed at the idea, and
said the hoped • his daughter knew her
,position too well to allow anything like
lovis for a poor surveyor tO blind her to
her duty to her fainily.
-,' :Xeverthless Mary. G--- 7 - was not so'
fully impressed with this conviction of
duty „as • was her, father, She - found
pore,to admire' in the poor surveyor
than hi all her wealthy and aristocratic
suitors ;` and, almost befOre she knew
it,' her, heart,had,passed out her keep
ingrain! was given 'to him. She I,9Ved
him with allthe honesty and devotion
'of her'pure heart; and she would have
thought It a happiness: to go out with
him intothe, backwoods and share his
'fatigues l and troubles, no matter h6w
thuch sorrow they'.ihight bring to her.
;Nor did she'iove in vain. The young
'Ma t h, whose knowlefigeof the world was
'afterwards so great, had not then learn
ed to, consider as -binding the distinc
tions'Whieh society drew 'between his
Position` and that of the lady. e knew
that in all that makes a man, Sin integ
rity, and honesty of pOrpose, he was the
'equal 'Of any one:• He helleVed that, ex
cept int wealth, , he stood' upon a iperfect
equality with Mary G—, and he loved
-her, honestly and manfully, and ,no
'sooner ,had he satisfied himself upon
the state of his own feelings than he
.confessed i his devotion,, simply and
truthfully, and received from thelady's
, lips the 'assurance that she loved him
very dearly ' ' ' •
Scorning t occupy a doubtful posi
tion,: or to ca the lady, to conceal
aught from her parents, the young man
frankly and manfully asked Mr. G----
for MS sdaughter's hand. • Very angry
grew - the planter as he listened, to the
audacious proposal., HO stormed and
My-ore ' furiously,' and • denounced ‘;: the
young mamas an ungrateful and ipso
- lent upstart. : , • .
• ""Mydaughter has always been ac
customed to riding in her own Carriage,"
he said. - ' "Who are yob, sir?" 'i s
'" A 'gentleman, sir," - replied -the
yOung man, quietly ; and he left the
'house'!. , - . ,1,,-
it The,,lovers, were. parted. The - 18( . 13'
married soon after, a wealthy planter,
and. thd yOung man went out again. into
the world to: battle with his heart . ' and
conquer his unhappy passion. • He sub
due' it ; but although . he' afterwards
Married a woman whom heloved hon
estly. • and- truthfully, and' whit,. was
worthy of his lovo,,be)yas,never whol
ly 'dead to his first love. , •
t -'The time past on', and thd young- man
, began•to reap the , reward of his labors.
'He had never hem' to the house of
since his cruel repulSe by the
planteri. t bat, the' latter 'Could not forget
him, tis'his name soon became familiar
thfievery-.Virginia ;household. Higher
"andhigher he rose every year, until he
--*gitindd a pollition from which he could
look down upon the proud planter.--
- Wealth. came to: him, toil; ',When the
llobakstruggp for. independence dawned
rhdwas in his prime, - a liappy . husband,
tuid•one of - the Most' diatingtualied "men
in 'America. :The struggle -went -on,
and . soon the " poor ; surveyor" held
the highest and proudest position in
When the American army passed in
triumph through the. streets of Will
iamsburg, the'anelent capital of Virgin
ia, after the surrender of• Cornwallis,
the officer riding at the bead of the col
umn chanced to glande up. at one of the
neighboring baleen iesiwhich was crowd-,
ed with ladies. Recognizing one of
them lie raised his hat and bowed pro
foundly. There was a commotion in
the balcony, and some on called for,
water, saying Airs.- I4e_ had fainted.—
Turning to a young Man who rode near
him, the officer said gravely,—,
" Henry, I fear .your mother has
fainted. /You bad better leave the. col
nmni-andgo to her." -
The speak - er - was 7 GeorgeWashington,
once the "poor eurveyerT, r — bnt—then
commander-in-chief' of the armies of
the' United States. The young man
was Colonel Henry Lee, the comman
der of the famous Light Cavalry Le
gion ;" the bids , was his mother, ;and
formerly Miss the belle of the
" Northern Neck." ' •
Letter from Indiana:
VINCENNEs, IND., Aug. 15, 1867
Since wr)ting you, 1 have come from
the dear old home" to the far famed
State of Indiana, from which State I
propose to write you from time to time,
as Eglean items worthy of note. '
The climate of Indiana is variiible;
in'the south and interior, the days are
at present excessively warm, far ex
ceeding anything of the kind I can re
member, in northern Yennsylvania, or
the old ",Empire.' The evenings are
cool and even chilly, requiring a,change
of clothing, or au extra shawl, Or coat,
In the Wabash *alley it is extremely
unhealthy ;cholera cholera has already come
to Nincennes, find many people are
leaving the city. Cholera is als6 in In
dianapolis, and several other paints in
The scenery, especially on the Ohio
river, is grandly beautiful. Vast fields,
smooth and cultivated, stretch away in
the distance, until the eye almost tires
of its sameness, when suddenly a beau
tiful belt of woodland, green and cool,
breaks up the . . monotony, and almost
compensates for ,bur dear old, tree
crowned mountains, lofty and towering,
and the sparkling little cascades, that
wind so gently down their rugged sides.
The interior of the State has greater
variety of scenery ; riding yesterday on
the .O. St: M. R. R., we past through
vast cornfields' , stretching op either side
almost , illimitably, the . 1 suddenly
changing to a barren sand nk, or lofty
ledges of brown rocks, fro, , nif i ng down
like stern sentinels, over Eren miles of
the narrow pass through AO ich we rode.
Then again' came Dame attire in her
wildest moods; groves of forest trees,
prominent in which was the beautiful
buckeye, threw their rough arms over
our heads on either side, and sylvan
streams fell murmuringly • down the
deep rocky ravines, that had parted the
slight elevations, that were dignified by
.the name of mountains. %
I am now writing in the old town, or
city ? of Bloomington. l Every town
that can boast of three thousand inhab-
'tants, is. immediately incorporated, and
meliay,aeven Jess. B i loomington . , the
years, but sadly in need of some of ilie
enterpriging spirits of the east, to•raise
it to the position it could so easily at,.
tiff n . i
There are a great many Inc brick
buildings' hsre, but the. ro fs are all
warped and weather : stained ; ' the wood-
en buildings, are almost_ dilapidated,
and everyting about the town suggests
Business is dull', as it is' indeed
throughout the State; but the people
are kind, genial, and hospitable.
The true " 'wester," tie' it man or
woman, is frank and unsuSpeeting,;
generous to strangers, and confiding to
a fault • and I sincerely%, believe; they
will " take the lead,'' in asking 'ques
tions, even of a " live Yankee." .. ,
, . 'Like the Kentuckian, they are proud
of their native State ; but, unlike him,
WO 'are not boastful and pretentious.
- They will tell you a child is "mighty
elite " but his' mother is a "smart lit
tle CR" away, and if they do noti
derstand your reply,, will say "whit,"
and this too, from the best educated; and
most • intelligent among theM. .But
these are peculiarities, and net faults,
(except 'bad grairimar,) which are easily
overlooked wht - K one knows the people.
Grain, of all kinds, is, hero in abiin
dance. Wheat and oats are harvested,
and jiidging froth . the fields of corn I
have' seen, while passing through the
country; , my' idea. would be that Indi
ana was a very 4gypt.
For' the past four weeks wahave.been
favored with a great amount of the lar
gest, sweetest, blackberries I ever tast
ed i ., and fruit of all kinds is abundant.
• To-morrow T return to , Vincennes'
well'assured that who tempers the
wind to the shorn lamb;" can protect
me there as, well elsewhere. '
Since I• last wrote you I
down into the' "dark valley,". have
even heard the tittppings of the death
angel's - . wings, as lie, enfolded them
around, and gently bore away her who
wits nearest, and dearest to me in life
My darling mother!
Now,t I ,dwell in ( ' the "shadows,"
striving, oh how hard, to say " Thy will
bodone!" ' MEETA MELar ROVE.
LARGE TRIMS TN Missoum.—lr rot'
Swallow, of the Missouri Geologien
Survey, gives the following actual mews
urements of large trees in Southeas
• " The largest is a sycamore in Mississ
ippi County, sixty-five feet high, which,
two feet above ' the growl, measures
forty-three feet In circumference: An
other" sycamore, in Howard County, is
thirty-eight and a halfjfeet in diameter.
A cypress in Cape Girardeau County, at
a distance of one foot'hove the ground,
measures twenty-nin i feet ,in circu in
feranee. A cotton wel d
County measures thirty feet round, at
a digiance of six feet-above the ground.
A pecan in the same county is eighteen
feet iii circumference. A black walnut
41 Benton County measures A wenty-
Ave feet in circumference. A white
oak in• Howard • County is twenty-six
feet in circumference. A tulip tree.
(poplar) in Cape Girardeau County is
thirty feet hilt ireninference. There is
a tupelo In Stoddard County thirty feet
in eirctunferetfee::•'':There is a hackber
ry in Howard, County eleven feet in
ei remit ferenee. A Spanish oak in New-
Madrid County twenty-six feet in dr
cninferenee. A white ash in Mississip
pi County is sixteen feet in •eircuinfer
ence. A honey locust in Howard Coun
ty is thirteen feet round. There is a
willow,in Penobscot, County -that has
grown to the size of twenty-four feet in
eireuniference - and one hundred feet in
height.. MiSsissippi County boasts of a
1 sassafras that must be king of that
tribe ; it measures nine feet in circum
ference. In l'emiscOt County there is a
dogwood SIX feet-in circumference. In
Mississippi oounty papaws grow -to a
e i re mp ferenee of three feet, and grape
vines anti trumpekereepers to a circum
ference of eighteen to twenty-two inch
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The Way to Speak to 80y5,,:
Many years ago, i. certain milkier
was going one Sunday morning; from
his school room. tle walked through a
nurnber of streets, and as he tuned the
corner, , - he saw assembled around a
puinp a party of lithe boys who were
playing at marbles. On seeing him ap
proach,lhey began to pick their. mar
bles and run awaya as fat as they could.
One little fellow not having seen hini as
soon as the rest, could not accomplfsh
this so soon, and before he succeeded - iii
gathering up hi. 4 marbles, the minister
had closed on him ainLpraced his hand
upon his shoulder. ^They were face to
face, the. minister of God and the poor
little ragged boy who had been caught
in the act of playing xnarblek on. Sun
day morning. And how didthe
terY fort is what
I want you to observe.
He might have Saill to the boy,
" What.are you doing herd?, You are
breakin the Sabbath ! Dtin't you de
serve Co be punished' for breaking the
command of God?"
But lie did nothing of the kind,. He
simply said " Have you found' all
your marbles ?"
" No," saht - t - he---14Ule boy,
" Then," said the minister, " I will
lielp you to find them," whereupon. he
knelt down and helped to look-for the
marbles, -and as lie did so, remarked,
" I liked to ,play marbles when a little
boy, very much, mid I think I can beat
you, but I never played marbles on Sun
The little boy'S attention was arrested.
He liked his friend's face, and began to
wonder who he was. The minister of
the Gospel said:
" I am going to a" place where I think
.would like to be=will you come
" Wherp do you live?" asked the lit-,
"Why, in such find such a place,"
Was the reply.
" Why, that is the minister's house,"
exclaimed the boy, as if he did not sup-'
pose that kind man arid the minister of
the Gospel could be one and the same
" Why," said the good man,'" I am
the minister, myself, and if • you will
come ' . with Inc I think I can do you
Said the boy : "My hands are dirty ;,
I cannot go."
Said the MiniSter, "Isere is a pump—
why not wash ?" •
Said the boy, "lam so small-I can't
wash and pump at the same time.
Said the minister, " If `you will wash.
I will pump."
He at once set to work, and pumped,
and pumped, and pumped; and as 'he
pumped the little boy washed his hands
and face till they were quite clean.
Said the boy, "My hands are wring
ing wet, and I do not know bow to dry
The minister pulled out of his pocket
a - Wean handkerchief and offered it to
the little boy ; -
Said the boy, " But it is clean.?'
" Yes," was the reply, " But it was
to be dirtied." .-'
The Tittle boy dried his face and hands
with the handkerchief, and then accom
panied the minister to the house of wor-
Twenty years aftr', the minister wa4
walking in the §treet of a large •eity,
when a tall gentleman tapped him on
the shoulder, and .looking into his face,
--I `'l4 l 4,TrMartliti t hilnik l 2-r-ine ?"
", Do you remember, twenty , years
ago, finding a little boy playing mar
bles around a ptimp ? - Do you remem
ber that boy being too dirty 'to go to
school, and your pumping for him, and
your speaking kindly to him, and ta
king him to school?"
"Oh," said the 'minister,
" Sir," said, the gentleman, " I Was
that hoy. • I rose in busineSsKi 4,-
cuiPe a lea i
ding man. I have a allied
. a good position in: and on see
ing you to-day in the street, I felt bound
todotiAo to you, and say it Is to your
k i acidMiness Christian discretion that I
Owe; under God, 9,11 '.l' have attained
and all that lam at the,present day." +
The' Delusions of .Drink
Thq most prevalent of all delusions is
self-delusion; No one humbugs us so
thoroughly as we humbug ourselves.
And in no piirticular 'are we more self-'
deceptive than in - the habits that are
horn of our appetites. We are eontinu-
ally making excuses for them,instead of
openly avowing and justifying our in
clinations. Thus they become,forbid- • -
den fruit, and thus the,danger of illicit
indulgence is heightened. Sb much of
artificial stimulus enters into our lives,
mots', mental and 'physical, that peri-•
ods of reaction and - depression are , in- • .
evitable, p rac tlc ally - unavkidable. • :
Therefore recourse is had to the iiispir- '"
ing devices alluded to in the , following
from the London Lancet: . 1
' The growing tendency of those whose
'lives are gentle, and whose minds are
educated, to in alcholic stimu- '
lation - , is; a fact which the • pkofession s,
would do well to recognize and to pro-'
test against. The vice is not the vice •
of our grandfathers.; the bottleZr twos '
of port which eften laid them under the , '.
dinner-table; .and i:alWays • sent them
reeling into the Ara/Wing-room. The ,
sin of our day is less 'obtrusive, and •
more disastrous. It takes the form of
an occasion - 1 glass at odd times during
the day, an extra dose atlunch, a glass •
of sherry o ' two k more or lesS frequently
to the course of the afternoon, • another
from the table when the cloth is lard for
dinner. Not uncommonly a flask of
Sherry accompanies the blue-book in
the carriage. And it is worth -noting
that this kind of tippling - is not done in
secret. So fat, indeed, from this, it is
rather a matter of - boasting on the part
of those who indulge in- it, and they
press others, often warmly, to follow
their example. Sometimes, it is true. a.
mild . kind of excuse is offered. The
dose is taken "just to keep ono up, you
knoW," or as a " whet before dinner."
Just as often, when sodaor seltzer water
suggests itself as a refreshment, the -
question arises whether, - ,its accompani
ment shall be brandy, sherry or liquor.
' The idea of taking it alone is not enter- .
tained. !It is described as "weakening" .
" too cold for the stomach," and so on.
.Not so frequently, it is to be hoped, but
_still, often enough to he . :of serious mo
ment, these odd glasses of sherry, bran
dy and soda, dry. curacoa. &c., are taken
'hi the morning between breakfast and
sometimes eve before break
fast. In the course of ,t me the results •
of these indulgences do ! not fail to pre
sent themselves in t!e nausea .and
retching which accomp, j ul ,----r*—.--: , --•,
ing toilet, the husky fet ,, - - • ‘• • .
'yi . J.iiits_ f a t etito .. , s• .
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'vagrie dyspeptic syaq w
ojo rap_ .. ern urea.;
about during the, day,tril oj '3lDolroir ',too
it is t'or a shattered nervouTtos, o , l_ 4lTun x.,
patient or . " person "' Seog's' relief
from the physician. Society is on• its
knees just now confessing, always in a .
polite and "respectable''way.; its sins
.of commission in regard to - dress-luxury;
'paint, derni-monde. It behooves . the
medical profession to see that the vice
described is included in thelist., '
There le frozen In usie hi 'many' xi heart
th 4 t beams of nt
in lt into glorious song.
" I have
!` I do re-