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THE.Ilat li-; - COUNTI-.AGITATOII
VAN . GEDYER ,&- MITCHELL.
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2 Squarek,.. j I 2,00 ' - 'O,OO 4;00 I_o,oo (12,00 18,00
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EQ - Special Notices 15 cents,
,par line; Editorial or
Local 75) cents Per line, •
Transient advestising 144:18S, bo psid tor in advane.
Nlustkle Blanks, Constable Blanks, Deeds, Judi
aunt Notßa,, Alaeslagalcettiticatea,. 4c., on, hand.
Van i, Gel'ler, & ? Mae% ~ ~'
Bo , Plittn ittia lra mptly and cl tioy . .Jobriliitili,a: 'AA tror r it
p o ay exectattdeLhiti. 1, 1870.
Smith et Merrick
vt.torneys 14 Counsolora at LOM. insurance„
Bounty and Poneion 4g9noy, .1;:i8'ioo on Main
&root, Wolloboro Yap opposite,Nnion
J; 1 1 21 . 187 1 - • ,:-4W.•
r ,; 1 4 . 14 0 1';‘, 1 Ng e1114 9)" , •
Seeley CoSss k‘o• •
BAND EJIS, Tloga, County, Pa.—
Receive; motley) pn deposit., discount notes,
and tieW.dratte;rSn'tNeW Yo* ;city. icbil?ot
... -ions pioniptly mido.—Doo. le, 1889-Iye'
Attorney and Couosetor ut Law, Manetleld, Tinge
county, Pa. Collo - Otiona l proraptly attended
to. Jen, 1, 1870.1 •
J:no. ,Mitchel, -
Attorney and oounaelox at 4.aweelailia, and Zr: ;
auranco Agept,. Affoli,over Kreati./Yrug
adjoining Agitator Office, Wellabbro, Pa.
iy,ilson & Niles,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law. ' Wtfl MAMA
promptly to basilicas entrusted to their care in
the counties of Tioga and Potter. Office on
the Avenue. Jan. 1, 1870.
8. Y. Y7u.sor.)
Jobi W. Clui3ititel,
Attorney and Counselor at Law. All business
entrustod to him will bo promptly attended to.
©lBe° 2d doOr south of Hazlett's Hotel, Tbiga,
Tioga County, 1,• 1870.
Pension, Bounty and Insurance Agent. Com
munications sent to the above address will re
ceive prompt attention. Terms moderate,
/, WO+ •
John C. Horton,
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Tioga, Pa.-:-
001oe with C. H. Seymour, Esq. Business at
tended,to,with ponap,tness : or7l,uh. 1, 19 0 .
: 4 :1
itr. D.' Teibelf& Co.,
Wholesale Druggists ' and dealers in Wall Paper,
Kerosene Lamps, Window Ulass, Perfumery,
Paints, Oils, As., dr.o.-Oording, N.Y. Jan. 1 '7O.
• Dr. C.- K. 'Thompson, -
Wellsboro, Pa., will attend to Protessional calls
in tho 'village eViliellsboro, and eleottliere.—
Moe and itosidenco on State St., 2d door to
right going east.—Jan. L, 1870.
D. Bacon, Ar. D.,
Physioian and Surgeon. Will attend promptly
to all oaths. thaw:ion Craftkb.:}xeolyin-rear of
the Moat Market, W,.0. --., • .—iii:drctOgaite:i•
E. S. Pil iuly M. Dy
Respectfully uunouttaffiti o kit - a it' of
Charloston and vicinity, that he would be grate.
fal for thcir pats nage. Jan. 1087.0.
46 N. Ingham, AL
HomoOdpitiAt.t, aGtlietslteknionce , on tho
Avenuo.--Juu.; 1: 1870.
Tailor. Shop first door north ofillobertz ,fc Bail
ey's liaidware Store. Cuttingontting and lie
pairing done promptly and 1870
• John Etner.
Tailor and Cutter. Shop opposite Dartt's Car.
riago Shop, Main St:
..wheN hods, prepared to
,do work promptly nud ntiat.'--Jan. 1,70.
Thomas B. Dryden, •
Survoyor and Draftsman. Orders ,Ikft at, h 6
room, Townseud. House, Wolishoro, wilt mtot
11;" E. Web
lloaler In °IMO itnalewelry, Sllvi)i and Plated
Ware, Spectacles, Violin btsings, ,te. Watch
es and Jewelry neatly repaired. • Engraving
done in plan English and German . —Mandiel,
Pa., Jan. 14,1570.
Westfield, Pa., Gat). CLour, Proprietor. A now
Hotel conducted on the principle of live and
let livo, fcatll t he accommodation of the publio.
Jan. 1, 1871)::.T.
Tloga, Tioga Cotinty, Pa.. Good•ettthlingatidch
ed, and an attentive hostler ulwaya in•attend.
ante. Geo. W. Hazlett, ProVi.—Jau.l, 1870.
Westfield Borough, Tioga Co., Pa. IL. U. 11111,
• Proprietor. A new and commodious bUilding
' with all the ntodern iruproveinents. ' Within
easy drive; of -The best huntiul; and fishing
Grounds Xorthorn Penu'a. Conveynne s ea
furnished. J _Terms modorate.—Jan. 1, 1870.
Smlt,h 4 # Hotel,
'nom_ Pe., A ..l4..Mnitb, Proprietor. House iu
good condittOti to accommodate the travoliug
public in ti enliorior mannor.,—Jan. 1, 1870.
KeyOone 1144e1 1
Sablnaville, Tloga CO'?, :Y. - IL Bonn, lirop!r.
Clog entertainmont for:titan and , bettat.=, Con
vqient to tho•bost fishincgrounds.: Parties
stoommodated with eOnyeyanoo.—:-Ja`n,,i,'-79.
Dealer to Vermgnt and Italian Ilarble, menu
inettitor of Monuments, Tomb-litones, ,te ; cor
ner Market aria Cedar Bus.. Corning, N. Y. All
rder- •td A r
'mill find this a comfortable and canvenient
house to stop "at. Good stabling, arid nn at
tantive,hostlen .3.nu: 1, Ma: •
At. M. ,SEARS, pnornizTon.
WHERE, delicious Ice Cream, French C.
feetionaryi -all ,kinds of fruits in their
Reason, a nice dish of Tea, Coffee, or Chocolate,
and Oysters in their season—Can be I had a t all
;hours, Served' in the best style. 'Next door be_
don' Roberts Bailey's .11ardwitre Store. Alan.
Wellsboro, Jan. 1, 1870. '
HARKNESS & RILEY,
BOOT AND SHOE MAKERS.
Ova* if'Hoon if; Van Valkesiblirg'. Siure, in the
.• rogiltatay (tccuPied by llevij.
BOOTS AND SHOES ofall k hide toady to
order end in.the bob( nuk.uney.
itIiPAIRENG of kinds 4tine prUmpl IS and
good, pivo us acult.
JOHN HA It.HINES
Wellsboto, Jmn.i:l, 1870.-1).
E. IL. ,KIMBALL,
GROCERY AND RESTAURAT,
• one door ablyie the Meat Market,
L 33 OR O . N
RESPEOTP uLL . g. atanounees to trading
publiethat he has n desirable stock of Grr
ceriee, eotnprisitig, - Tens, Coffees, Spices; , Sugans,
Melones, Syrups, and all that constitutes a first
class stook. Oysters in every style at all sea
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FIRST:= , PREMIUM
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594 BROADWAY NEW YORK.
Points of jElccellenee.
Beauty and Elasticity of Stitch.
Perfectionand Simplicity ot Machinery.
Ue_iug holli,dtrenda.direutly ',Rote the spools: 5
• No tastenink of cams by hand and no waste
Wide rangapf application without change) of
I — • --1 = t-- '' -.., ,
ThebtOluz retains its beanty and firmness af
ter washing.and ironing,: • „,,.-, - - ~
.Besides doing all kinds;:;j:worit-done by.ether.
!Sewing Machintai r these achines execute. ,the
lumst beautiful and pertuan citilinihroldery..and
fornataeutal work. -..---. :‘ • • --,..
ijasrt ha highest ,l'remiuma at all , . the !fairs
and ; , of. the,, United:Atkatem - and.
Iliuropodiave t been awarded the Alrover 4./3p)ter
!Sewing Machinesand the woric,done , I.q. them,
;wherever exh Who ' d hi competition.
Air,The i l very 4401,05 t/ prise THE OfttlES
i..vatoN og, uoisOi;,ivaii:i)Opferred
'Oa Atia'railrelietiTat\lie , theoGrOver - dr. - idakOr
:Sesvittg Alaohittestitt t.his,l4:tposittottXtilvertielle,
, Marie, 1867, thus attesting theii"great up ri or
ty over all other §owing Aluohlues
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i BLANK . BOOK
• 8 Bald*rin Street,
1 (§X(74 Q9l p)
• N - -;
GOOD AS TUE BEST, CAI:AP As TA! CIIZAPEPT.
B.LANS ' 3'Oth S ` "
and as low, for quality' of;Stoekias• ally Pindery.
in the State. Volumei of every description
Bound In the best manner and In any style or-
ALIA ,KLIOS . OE' , ' GILT WORK •
Exeedied'iti the best manner: "Old Beeksre
bound and made goOd as new. '
4/141;LETE 40 . 11 £ T. T6I' '
aak prepared toffi l ri3l4ll-l;a8k "I:4lolertt of ull
Reviews Or Magazines' the• United
Fitates or Oroat Ilritain, at a low price. • / • '
BLANK 8p0K.,&, OTHII, PAPER,
Of all§izes and Coalities';on hand, r;rplaln.
„ • •
HEAD PAPER, ,
Of any quality dr size, on• band and out up ready,
for printing. Also,• BILL PAPER, and CARD
PARD of all dolors and quality, in boards or
Out to any also. •
cap, .Letter,. Note Paper, . Envelopes,
.Pens, Panel_lo,..L.sco4 -
I am sole agent for
Rrof. SHEPARD'S NON-CORROSIVE STEEL
PENS, OF VATtIOUR 911E8, FOR LADI R 9 .
r - ; j` ANR - •
Which I r. ill warrant : equal tq old z kens. The
best in use "I` ' '• •
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The aboviistock I will hell a - t-ilto
al, all times, at a ISmall• 9(AKl:lue,e •on Now York
pFloes, and in quantities to suit purctiasers. - All
work and stock warranted as represented.
I cameo tfully solicit • a share ol public). patron
age. Orders by mail .poniptly attended,t9.—
Address, LOUIS ICIEB, '
Elmira, N . Y.
Jan. 1,1870.-1 y
- W ; 4124i Ff, 1642-140 P, .•
peALTIII3. IN , ;
EIAIMWARE,IIII.OII, ,STEEL; NAILS,
STO VES, TITIV- WARE,
,MIRLOUW.CURAL , IMPLEMENTS;
,Carriago - and I:Uranus Trimmings,
HARNESSES, SALLEE', Ac. .
New Tobacco Store 1
9011E1 `subsciibor hue fitted up the Store firs)
deur eaot Themaallatdeu'a dry geode store',
fur the manufacture and Filo of ' '
CIGAI s ?B, (all grades), Fancy and Contnion
SMOKING TUBA CC o,ll.lichigan Fine Cut
dHEWING, and all 'kinds of ' •
PLUG' TOBACCO, PIPES, and the choi
ce.o Brand of C. 104.17..
Call and son for yonraelven.
JOHN N. PURSEL.
Wollsboro, Jan. 1, 1870—tf. ".
TilE undersigned has fitted up the old Fou:a.,
dry building, near the - -Biewery,•Wellebore,
and is now prepared to turn out fine calf, , kip,
cowhide, and harness leather in the beet man
ner. Hides tanned on shares. Cash paid for
hides. ' M. A. DUILIF.
Wellsbore, Jan. 1,1870.
• • ,
.•- • RAVING pnrdhlised -- the ixelul
sive- right of %Dr.' golsorde I tn•
sites& proved patent,AtmospherioDental
•Plaies for Tioga County. I now take pleasure
in offering it'to the public as 'the greatest pia,
oevEnY yet made in • "
D'y the Use of which, We can overoom s o itny,any,
difficulties which hard heretofore bellied
the skill 'dr the Most prictleal Dentist in the,
'world: 'Plates constructed upon this plan re.
main perfectly firm under all circumetanoes . .er
'kontlition of the mouth, as no pnrticleg of
rdod'crin possiblygetun thirthetb: Thoselmiing
'old styles 'Gold or Rubber'Platep; can, at half
the Cost, (lave the Tioprolrethtmeappliedldßietn
ailsWering in_every respect'the same purpose 'as
as a, now set. Perfect entiFfnelloY l - guaranteed'
in every case. •
•NV eilslinro; 'Jay. I ,
This is to certify-Um now using the horror.
ea Tfrocw plates with .t satisfaction. -flaying
used the old style of platesforyearowitat all thetroubles
toconvenionies buown in the use ()ranch plates,
tv.) elicerfally t ccotantood the finproveti Plates as for
inwertor to anything yet kdown." }LB. K JB
THE EMPORIUM •
I A. No* Store Ttirevv
cone doerbelow_Webb ilaatin g , B D rug c I
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WOULD STATE to those wiled:nit 'may' coil'.
cern, tbat I have just returned from the
dty r --bought carefully and close, a full assert
;item of - t 1 •
A3I.IIOCEIES, ;PROVISIONS, FLOUR
AND GEED, &C., &C.
Come and price my
.Befke yen Purchaeo. ' W. P. BIGONY.
WellebOro, Jas. 4, ISTO•tr. , • '
( ..5i..).1,t , ..-; + ;i.,—;;... - . - 0
3,J4 . -...:1t , 1, r, I
!1.1.10 ' , ' Armstrpng , •
IVITALIAMSPORI',.PENN'A.. I '=
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- . tx-0. : 0.AH.:#11,6 . ',., STOUR':.ji
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, &T0w:197. an
band 1 Purf3 - Praga, arid • liladioinaß:
f 'Citianioala, Paints anti 011s '
P4R - SdRI#TIONI3 CAREFUL:LT'
Tloge, Jan. 1,1870.—1 y
.1870 • ,
DY i7r •
T. R. STONE, -, . -„-
•-• (formerly B. C. Wlckham'e Nerseryy ' •
lIIS NURSERY OF FRUIT AND
- NA:ritEtTA„L TILEES;'IN
.. 60' 009 Itrtes, •
0,000 rear Treeq.
A ii3isd supply,ol ORERRY 1
tit:4 O.IIN;ABIENTAL TREES ¢s SIIRUBEERY
ThVpiolt (kiwi' tire .9 , epposeitcholoekt
derleCtoo,,gpi A serea or thcAii,lerge uod
,to, got, euppl7
will - do (Q call titt.C.o9o' .113 Y, 8 titok beforever
dhastAgeliopihere. the depot,
Wellebo'ie;lslp-tietielo - , lOvieecov.lll6 end
ofoligrge. AO, or dere
Ad4reee,. T. STONE,
- 110,04i6o; 8, 18tiitym : •
AND don't <neglect to secure
•••• - •
4 AIRII:1 •• •
• - a first *lass = -
i‘curripou. 04t'' SLEIGH: -
• W.IDARIT,"bay ¢ii bend thdletdsletsl,es
and'vrlll Make; td Order arid wirraneto' snit. All
kirideof 'REPAIRING Alone th stimittat
tiae. 4156, ' • • • "
Iron• Wok n Horse-Shoeing.
Pleaso, call and examine and be convinced
that tketterivorlimanship or material is not fur
nished elsewhere at more reasonable prices. , ,
gain Street,,Wellsboro,,Pay. • ,
Nov. 24, - 1869.-tf. • W. DARTT..
" . Get the
• , •
'Airs. A. J. SOFIELD, is,. ageotfer.lhat en
perfori-gtWING IVAOIIINR, the
.Iwhich everybOdy likes Who tries it. it is is' beau
liful Machine, never geta:.out of order with fair
usage, sows rapidly and strong. stitch, and is
perfectly noiseless: ' ni "
Afiltshiaehines raided by the' week.
Nov. 17,1669Lit . ', 7 1 - r - gra t .'sl J. SOFIELD.
I 'JEWELRY' STOtt:
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, ~* 1.-- i : Vr...,,,Jlishod in the Jewelry bald
- b c ,, - " . 1 1 ;nose in Wollsboro, has ,al
ways on sale, various
i- kinds and prices of ',
GOLD OR SILVER CLOCKS, JEWEL
3 .RY, GOLD CHAINS; KEYS; RINGS,
PINS, PENCILS, CASES, GOLD &
STEEL ' PENS; ,TRIMBLES,
SPOONS;, RAZORS,' PLA- •
TED WARE;' : •
SEWING , MACIIINES,
With most otbor Articles usually j;opt in suOh
establiehtrient, which is sold low for
1 11dpr.lring dope :neatly, and promptly, and on
short 100710154 • . A. FOLEY.
January 5,.1870-Iy. ' •
.WioKilikil - :-:&' FAO'S,
Can stimb a groid 'pormataiq, as w'e,4inust ranlio
room, for other.
G 0' 0 D
Jan, 6, 186?-tf.
H. H, BORDBN.
&c.,, &c„ &c
C A S H.
' o'ii o ifi
W O E 24 "/! 1 0 thilqUiviia, l 4ro Y o
3eepthe - green;ekirtinf tbo indpies • •
Bairedirith Scarlet and with gold,
10iidowS . then ,froin days . departed' • ,
Come and with tbeir.tobdorlrembles
Wrap my-bosoro t fold 'on fold. • - - •
I can bear sweet invttatiOns..- • ,
Througb the sobbing, sad vibrations
Of the ulnae! that
,is, for, solf4 seek t‘w
Cop o. up hither 1 come up hither! •
, Leave tholougb and "rainy weith4r! •
- Como up wborelhe royal roses,
Never fade and never die\l
. • ,
'Twos when hialr'wei hluShirtg, blooming,
Drown he; bluebird's, singing; hun'Ouing,, •
That we builtnudwalled,our chamber-
With tho emerald of , tho loaves) l'•
Made our bed 'of yellow Mestieti, "
" soft as iiilenfeilhen ' :
Dreamed our dre4ins :in noisy brightness
_Radiant like the =Omni, and ores.
And it,wits when - weeds Were gleaming, '
And when- olnuds woreWildly - itieaming
Gray and umber white midair ilber,
Sfteam ing intha orth whnl i tareatP,
Poll and faded on torboSen;l,- '
- • - yenkered by ,the
. ',blighted by :the fiesta ef death.- -,! •
Whereforo'when 1,1410 fliq shadower' • •
• ' , Drifting in nerves the Meatiewr,': o
• Bee the troops brantiner'ivitil ,
big'Fly from ip,'olaudßn el`oUdA •
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' 'Memory ;nith that • •
~ , AXisetri- A P:feel 41e Angers' : : .•
• turlostitud loVeltclarling ' ,
• • Wrap my heart tip
Amok CARY in ilatirt/e Atog,' fuofo'r kcircht
lA ttigi Y l4 * ll4l t#4lllll.
• tari W44l.Eti.
Ob, - Very 1011; It's very - Oiuji,kO*lty
xiOnsiorgle ' , • •
`.Do.you-mean to say that'youbollolfp
all this stuff? , " - '
efineen tnitik ilight,rtt
certain hour, those three murderers -re.=
turn there and hold donverse under.that
gibbet:' " . ; .
:`J cannot imagine how• a sensible
!man like you ean'serhinaly, talksp:': . . '
' toll yiin Ilye/401..cetheM. -It's no.
mere hearsay with me; 'rye heardtheta.
;I oneolaughed at the idea, Just as you
do,',noW.. '. 1314,1 'heard, and I laughed
; no tnore. , Go you, now at any • time this
•;night,' icyou dare, and r bet' •a,ny Iltug,
~y 01.49,i,00piciback believing.' . , .•, ,
' ' Done; what'll -you bet?' • •
: :. I'll bet my honk) against yonr4' our.'
"' Deno. I'll taiiiVit.' ' - - - - -•
Done,it Is. Here, Brown, you'll do
to hold the stakes.'
1 The above conversation took &tee in.
tink'Red Lion .trini at Camden; a little
'village on the coast of Maine.. The first
speaker was a fine, fresh-faced; .bread-
Shouldered; honest-leeking'feliow, who,
dpkrpil,gh eigthimg, .4ter—niunt-
IRV:10M u gentleman. -rne opn,
bad the.:rfir . Ofascia-f:ailni man* Though
was: tbat-oif :a‘ farmer:' .Two_
others were Wit h. -WM; b 9411 'of WhoM
hat eery the,
'Orsia Quieti,Werizt'p resell air: of
whom took a deep interest in the cOn•;,
"versation, and gat,re a hearoi.assent ,to
the b 0;
' As the bet was made the man Brown
arose and probeed9d to 'take claim of
the stakes: The' two .men- who had
inade:the bet also•rose. By the .111. r of
the rest of the company It 'was evident
that'the,y_conSideyed,that the bet
alrimdy lost, by the unbeliever. They
were all inhabitants of,the village: The
one w Ito hurl ,made,ilin bet was a stran
ger ; and local , pride was aroused,. - even
if there were no other feeling toaninutte
The man who had accented the wager
began to prepare for,hbildePartuie. lle
took 4 flash, othrain4y_:onlY to encounter
the supernaturat foes whom - bovas sup ,
nosed-to encounter, and, laugbilagly,:de-.
4 •Well,s- said GUenf the speCtiitOrS,':nf-
ter' he'hail . ,irefsart,ed,"','he's gone; .the.
young feller's gone. He'll get, enough
',That he,mlll, l ,suid another. ,
f t• 1 1. ell' be back as sdon hs ,he gets
there.' ' , •
, i Tlieylvodrtven otrbetter - Dien than
'lhe clanking of the chains is enough.'
'Yes,—let alone the voices."
' The-first time I heard it I was struck .
A:10 I fihouid, have fallen:dead if
there hadn't been another- man ; with
Jltffit a nice pony the yoUng feller will
have to give up, and away.'
Well, he ought 'to know better than
'to be so free with his bets.'.
go's, never been much in These pats
before:! • -;• • •
4irgo_ume not -,••or ,he wouldn't
have been so free with 414 '
While these men were 'Speaking, 'the
one who had 'niade the bet, with his
two companions, .had quietly departed.
Scarcely bad' they left, • When_ a fierce,
gust of wind; coming ,up the village
street;, set all the signs and shutters
evading, and added to the SuperOitious
terror of the company at the inn.
tWhile they were engaged In various
speculations as to the results of this ex
,young 'adventurer' was ,
going on toward the place.
It was on, the sun wide, black,
and desolate' 'ridge; -Iteinninitted by a
Cliff, at the
, i base of which, the ocean
surf beat. nere, some -years before, a
. 41 rder had been committed by'n, gang
of ruffians. ',They had been Captured,
and three of the 'ring-leaders had been
hanged in chains upon a lofty gibbet
on the Very spot, where the crime had
been'eOM [pitted., I :
As theadventurci- neared the'snet tiie
lict'giists over the.ridge., : . : The'
Moon.occasionally shining out from . be
hiud'a cloud "revealed the';,scene'. It
gloomy; ;indeed, ' and ; Might :well
have appalled. a. man ,:even of strong
nerves: The 4lootn, of cr night 'formed
it.backgrouriq, and .in tile forefground
rose a -lofty, : three-armed- gibbet, , from
each arm of Which there hung :'sitspetl-_
ded the :Skeleton' Of ',a.',malL,'in;,ahahys.
The ras4ing,,Wltid.ga : Ve to the scene ad
ditional elements of terror. Asit drove
past it swung the skeletons, making
.then6dhrate slOwly„to, and 'fro, with
all their load of chains and fetters, so
that they cracked and ratiled;and made,
a thousand Weird, and ghastly Sounds
in the lonely darkness. - • :
'Front the distance there' came up
deep low; sullen sound, at regular inter
vals dying and rising again, to die away
•r:.; F r i '
, „ • liWit icr
•• : tbX$SD4 t -- - . MORAN I:o4
; • „I•
• ; ~ • , • •,:. • • •
0 :tow 3 reyerbrat i leps., it was the.
Oci*Stiff,,, Which'e:a,t t up* the shore
`not fkit*ay ;. fer Camden was
villager and' the 'gibbet stood upon a
"SiglilApr which . OverluMg the:beach.;
'l rii'oubirig'of the
laniii*'rear of the Shit; And the,elank of
tli to inspire
cilia-11'1'111e boldest h'ear , t.. •
'The lyoUngs, hovrever seemed
unaffeeted by any :anperstitleus
' 4460. He quietly dismounted, 'flung
theheree's bridle over his, aril, drew.
hlitefoak 'about hini, and , •
tOr'about nn hour he waited patientlg,
keeping 'a wary leek about him, so as
,netf to be surprised in that gloom. .The
however wAS'auffloient to prevent
guy ,frernicoming near • unobserved,
and the watcher Satiitied so long as
be his'pistolS at his belt. •
At,length he telt conscious of a low
which was entirely different
`frein any dill° sounds ',which ',he had
hitherto heard: " '
seemed to' arise frOm: the ground
_him'. It w 4 .4 Moan ofpeeullar
tatureAnd 'cif penetrating , poWer.
'The 'watcher grasped his pistol and
'nfixed td*ard the directiiin from which
the sound name: °
Then folloVied a heavY
waited. ' 'Then mine a deep groan 'A
smile , 'of ‘eouteinpt' passed oyee'r the
. watcher's face: -
Vet:Si - Clumsy trickery,! /30 •though . t.
'lf I had the'untnageispi3nt of it, I would
act differently: ,
Suddenly there was a' grating, over
head.' He looked up.. The skeletons h'
chains were - descending. _ They
moving d6wn SioWlY.", As •
desk' theYswiing in the and were
knocked, tegether, and dashed, against
tinigalloWs-tree.. Still they, were sus
pended, and were not coming down
without being lowered down. - •
~ The watcher stepped back and coolly
waited with a grinustuile On his- face.
The skeletons' cars ia dotirti . 'Slowly,' till
at last they - touched the , :ground: The
watcher coolly:took 'one of thee and
gaNe a violent pull. ' ' It fell doWn; drag
ging'a ropO after it;'WhiCh 'cracked as it
ran through overhead. The
watcher pulled awaYat it, and dragged
down a line yvhich, was
• at, least a hun
dred feet in, length. Meantime the other
skeletons kept raising and, falling. He
caught one of them with the same peen-
Jiarjerk, and, pulled the rope in , the
same way. Suddenly the`Other skeleton
'began to ascend.
No, no, my fine fellow,' muttered
:the wateher;'catching.the chains of Its
feet tiefore it got Out of-reach, and
log with ail his force: It wits'n.suddeh•
and Violent o:mi:Acton yiel
ded; DOwn"..it along With the
watcher, who. felLwith itto the gkouncl.
Bit a . moinent ho arose, and, with
an audible chuckle,,hepulled this rope
down also. , • . • .
Then he stood waiting . cautiously as
befOre, Some time noW passed, during
which nothing was son or heard. • The
slcoletons lay around on the heath. The ,
vataher-Waited.--.• „ ,„„„ ,„
A.L, last ! a orignt ngat. nuAutrti - up
the.ground about twenty yards in front
of him.- It, Was ClOseby'the edge of the
clift,:andlooked like a crevice. , In the
midst of the light-three figures ,appear
ed; each *rapPed - In a long white sliezt:
• This spectacle, however, - inspired no
terroi In the watcher, who ljeld his pis
tols in his hands and waitedW
The three figures,' with groans,
marched slowly up toward- 00 gibbet.
The watcher moved to onetide. Sud
denly; as they came near, y made a
rush at him.. He •fired. Orie -of them
Instantly ho sprang toward the open
ing, from which they had emerged,' and
pulling out a boatswain's whistle, he
bleW three times a , penetrating
blast. It was quickly done, and then
he waited with his pisfolS extended,
. TWO or llirce,ligures stood motionless,
close by the one who had fallen. Groans
of pain mine froni the fallen figure.
But nqw, other figures appeared upon'
the 1390110. At the sound of the shrill
whistle, six or eight inen, all armed,
sprang upfrOin behindwhillooli, where
they; bad lulu in concealment, and
rushedup to, tile tWnflgures., 'ln ti"m6-
me'no.4ey 110 surrounded theta and
seized:,them, .. The :watcher tben , ad;
vanced - toward•thein. '
this fellow ?I said he, stooping
over the ..wounded man, and tearing
aWay:the Sheet with which
veloped. ha t my
said he ;' 'it's you, is it? S
It : was the man with whom he had
made, the bet. He gave a deep groan.
,The watcher then tore away the sheets'
from' the others. One was Brown—the:
mau that, held. the stakes; the other
was one of the company who had been
at the Inn.
' I'm going down there into your
place. So lead on,' said he.: . •
Who' aie'yoti?' died,Brown, sav
agely, 'seizing and shooting innocent .
persona like a highwayman
' Well, if you want to know, I'm ,Cap
talu Sinclair, a United States Custom
tense officer. You were playful
enough to bet with me, and I think I've
won it. But come,' he continued, stern-
ly, 'l've suspected that you were up to
mischief here: I only, came here yes•
terday. - My predecessor could never
trace , the• extensive smuggling opera
tions that went on just,abmithere; but
l'thought that perhaps the 'gibbet had,
something to do with it. You see.. Vive
„drown uttered something between'. ri.*
curse and an entreaty'.
' Tie his'hands:, lads. Tib up both' of,
. . 1 • ,•*
r.Tho - men obeyed.. •
Now two-of you fellows stay here.
Has anybody got a lan tern 7'
'One of thO . men handed one to him...
, He lighted it, and then descended 'by
the; orifice throttgli which the three
,figures had emerged.
After a shed distan6e, he, found him
self in a passage-way which went down
on the cliff that had been severed,
twain;, The path sloped 'steeply for a
hundred yards or' so; and ended in La
=cavern:l Here there 'Were barrels and
boxes-in greati;nurob'ers; and.illled 'with
'centraiband articles., The cavern, itself
Was-just underneath, the gibbet. -It was
evident that these "smugglers had made
-use of the gibbet to frighten people away
from their haunt, -
An examination 'aft7rward showed
that these three Men alone had, con:.
ducted a vast smuggling business by
,Means of this convenient cavern. They
had been completely entrapped by
Captain Sinclair. As he said, he had
suspected some•trickery about the gib
bet. He had made the bet, and 'caused
A:WIT.,_,2; - ;: M0 . .
some of bis men to Pallor :him. and non
e.* lhernserveti, Thsresot,Was as has
been described The three s , smugglers
fonmEthetniid*ei inuldenly . east 'down
from - their ' dreatni . - Of wealth, and on
their-Way to ‘:the Sfate Prison.- As for
Captain 131nelai r, 'his brill lan t.' exploit
Wes rewardedvith promotion.
BY HENRY WARD BEECHER.
There, are thousands of busy people
''vho'die every year for want of sleep.
It may be .that too, much. sleep injures
in an excitable people, and
in Our intense, business habits there is
far More mischief for the want of sleep
than - frorn too much of it. Sleepless
neg.% becomes a disease. It is the pre
cursor of Insanity. When it does not
reach to that Alad result, it is still full
of peril, as Well as Suffering. -Thou
sands of men have been 'indebted for
bad bargains, for lack of courage, for
ineffeetiveuess,,td loss of sleep.
It is curious that ell the popular pot
etical representations, of sleeping and
waking are the roziverAo of the truth.-;
We speak of sleep E),lti the image of death,
and of .our waking hoUrs as the linage
of life. -- But all activity is the result of
some form of decorcipasition in the
body,Every thought, still more, every
emotion, every . - kolition wastes , some
part of the, nervous
ly us thine is produced by wasting file
tua. It is death to some Part of the
Physical Substance that produces the
phenorriena of intelligent and vokn
Pla, , the 'other, hand, sleep is not like
death ;. for it is the period in 'which the
waste, of.,the, system. ceases, or is' re
duced t 0.40, minimum: Bleep repairs
the ;waste which walfing hours IfdVe
made, 'lt rebuilds the system. The
is the repairshop,pt thehody.—
gAietY part of ' aystern, is silently
Overhauled, and all the 'organs; tissues,.
and substances are replenished. Wak
ing consumes,' sleep replaces; waking,
exhausts, sleep repairs ; Waking is
death, sleep is life. -
The-,man• who' sleeps little, repairs
little; if he sleeps poorly, he 'repairs
poorly. It he uses up, in the day less
than he accumulates at' night, he will
gain in health, and vigor. If he . uses'
up all that he gains at night, he- will
just hold his - ,own.
_lf he uses more by
day than he' gathers at night, he will
lose: And if tills last process be long.
continued, ho must succumb. A. man
who would be a•good worker must see
. to itgliat he is a'good sleeper. Human
'life is like a mill ; sometimes the stream
'is so. copious Witt. one need:card but, lit
tle about the supply. Now, often, the
stream that turns the mill needs to be
economized. A dam is built to hold - . 4
large'supply. The mill runs the pomf
'pretty low through the day, but by
shutting doWn the gate; the night re
tills the pond, and the wheels go mer
rily around I ngain the next day. Once
in a while,'when spring rains are co
.nious- and.. freshets overflow, the mill
may run night tuna nay; nut
rare. Ordinarily the mill should run
by .day, and the pond fill up by night.
A man ,has as much force in him as
he has provided, for by sleep. The
quality of action, especially mental ac
tivity, depends upon the quality of
sleep. If' day-time is the loom in
which men weave their purposes, night
is time time when the threads are laid
in and the filling prepared.
Men need onap average eight bottle
of sleep a day, or one-third Of - their
whole time. -• A man of lymphatic
temperament may require nine. A
nervous temperament may require but
seven, or six, and instances have been
known in which four hours have been
enough. The reason is plain. A lym
phatic man is sluggish in all his func
tions. • , kie moves slowly, thinks slow
ly, digests slowly, and eleepS sloWly ;
that,lsotit the restorative acts of his
:system' 0 au slowly, in analogy with
his temperament. But a nervous man
acts quickly in everything, by night or
day. When awake, - he does more in
au hour-than a sluggish man in two
.hours; and soluble sleep. He sleeps
faster, and, his, system nimbly repairs
fu six hours what it would take anoth
,onepight hours to perform. '
.Every,trman must sleep according to
his iemperament., , But eight lours is
'the average. If one; requires • a lithe
more or a little less, he will find it put
himself. Whoever by work, pleasure,
sorrow, or by any. other cause, is regu
larly diminishing his sleep, is deStroy
lag his life, •A man may hold out for a
time, but Nature keeps close 'accounts,
and no man can dodge her settlements.
We have. seen impoverished railroads
that, could not keep the track in order,
nor spare the- engines to •be thoroughly
reppired. EVery year, track and equip
ment deteriorated. BY and by.comes
_erash, and the road is in a,heap of con
fusion and destruction . So it is -with
men. They cannot spare time to sleep
enough. They slowly; run behind.--
Symptoms of general waste appear.—
Premature wrinkles, weak, eyes,' do
,pression of spirits, failure of digeStion,
feebleness in the morning, and over
whelming melancholy—these and oth
er signs show, a general dilapidation.—
If, now, suddenealarnity causes:an ex
traordinary pressure, they'go down un
der it. They have no resources to draw
upon. They have .been living up to
the verge of their whole vitality every
'There Is a great deal of, intemperance
besides that of tobacco, opium, or bran
dy. Men aro, dissipated, to overtax
thel:r , system all day and under-sleep
every night. Some men,are dissipated
by phisical Stimulants, and some by
social, And some, by professional and
commercial. But a man who
delirium trememds no more a drunkard
and a, suicide than the lawyer, the min
ister, or the merchant that works ex
cessively all day, and sle9ps but a
tie all night.—.W. Y. lideclycr,
No MoTurat.—!' She has up mother."
What a volume of sorrowful truth is' ,
cOrnpriff!d in : that single utterance, no
mother ! We must go down the hard,
rough path of life and become inured
to.care and sorrow In their sternest
forms before' we can take home to our
own experience the dread reality—no
mother, without a struggle and a tear.
But when it is said of a frail young
girl, just _paFssing from childhood to
ward the life of a woman, how sad is
the story summoned up in that short
sentence! Who Shall
,now check the
wayward. fancies-7 Who shall now bear
,with the errors and failhigs of the mo
therless daughter?, Let not the cup of
sorrow be overflowed by the harshness
of your bearing, or your sympathizing
coolness, Is she heedless of your do
ings? Is Bhg . forgetful of her duty 9
Is she careless of her, movements?
member, oli„,,remember, she has no
And s the poor, boy too, with none to
care for "him or to administer to his
comfort.. You see' him sportive with.
his companions, perhaps rude,,may be
at times wicked—he - has no niother to,
warn and chide hint-=no, no mother to
shed her softening Influence over Ilim,
And when he gees to bed strange, fears'
creep over him, and 'a deSolation 'of
spirit that no tongue can express. He
is turned out into the - world to battle
its storms alone, and when pain and
wearriness, press upon Shim, no word
of pitying sympathy fall on his ears
uo soft hand Booths and supports hint.
Remember, oh, remember, lie has no
mother I—Ex. ,_
OUR Clint, SERVICE. --Ono hundred,
millions of dollars, one-fourth the rev- ,
enue to be raised by our tax and. tariff:
laws, vanishes - Were it reaches" .the
Treasury. One-fourth of the impost
laid for the support of government up
on the labor of the workingzelasites and
the, ability and capital of those who do
not live by wages, goes to maintain
idlers and cheats.in. the public. offices.
One-fourth the price paid by top, for its
Protection by law feeds the worthlesi
lives orthose 'whe creep, into place to
corrupt or break JaW. - It has came to
this, that the governthent founded for
the greatest good of the greatest num- .
ber manages its pecuniary affairs for
the benefit of the worst few at the cost
. of the many. .In -the- customs depart
ment, it .is estimated by -the highest
authority that from negligence and
connivance, which . defeat . . in _ the Lim
assist,. the government:does, not receive
more than . one-half the duties it. is en
titled to. -At the, port
,of New, York
alone there . is a . yearly less,to. the
nue of et& thirty millions:' The
on spirits fails by tens 'of milliOns 'fe
yield-its due fruit-, The journals 'teem
with accounts of ) frauds and defalca=
times in f.lie. Public service, in which
the successful scoundrel scorns to swoop
- at -less than a, fortune. These opera
tions vary i"n their methods, being con
ducted sometimes with the secrecy of
collusionsl'amr sometimes with the bold
ness of didiance. The scent of such ,
'corriiptien attracts from afar clouds of
,obscene birds whosettleepon our coasts
as frand4nt imPerters, thrive' by the
aid oCVenril accomplices, and return
home with theirspoil to defame repub
lican institutions.' The gibbet, that
'melancholy sign' of civilization which
greeted the voyager to a strange shore,
should ripe. heside. r eur lighthouses to
punish that combined breach of hospi
tality and honesty committed by these
Hessians . of trade. (Wier plunders,
along our extended frontier, uniting
skill With daring, elude the payment
of ditties by smuggling, to the ruin of
honorable merchants as well -as to the ,
1 injury of the government. &Ili more,
outrageously, illicit distiHers;trusting
he supineness and disdaining the safe
tni n 3110210 (,r oin cackl: L trteud,s t - iratrormh-'
themselves in the heart of cities, and
-wage a little war against the troops sent
to dislodge them. And others still,
boldly steaming into the large ports,
buy or watch the opportunity of land
ing parts of their cargoes in fraud, and
pay from the plunder for the desperate
services rendered in some cases by their
villainous tools in maiming and mur
dering the faithful officials set to watch
them. No wonder that, with decency
discouraged by such associations, and
honesty deterred by such dangers, the
civil service sinks steadily into deeper
discredit. No wonder, when COngress
4r ejects an enlightened plan for its re
form, that on the very daithat plan
was defeated, a fraud by aTreasury
cleric should have been detected to an
amount that ;would- have paid for the
expense of establishing it. Thus, in
stead of creating schools for training
young men in the various branches of
_the civil service, as Other governments
havy done, we convert our public offices
into seminaries where every art of fraud
is taught, and pay our pupils for Iciarn.;
ing to cheat us, more shrewdly: The
United States indeed' " builded worse
than they, knew" in erecting on :the
island of Manhattan that . stately-Idle
,Invites„,tenants worthy of•the
edifices of illackWelPs, shelters inmates
whom the 'hospital and the bridewell
wontid Welbome houie, and promotes its
can - lidates froth the pot-house through
pub "c service to the
Pits that so few exchange official pap
foi o more wholesome black bread
andbroth of-Sing Sing. .
Vet this dilapidation of our fataiideff,"
and the consequent strain upon our re
shurces, grave as these mischiefs are,
do not complete the view of the seri
ous evils inflicted by the wretched con
dition of our civil service. TheSe con
spicuous samples. of negligence per
mitted anti wrong
,tolerated by the su
preme power deprave genclal morality,
and loosen the strictness or integrity in
private affairs. ft is - a
that dishonest officials : tempt and taint
their associates ; is a fearful danger
that every four year 9 -'new hordes•of
unprineipled men, despising work; are
cast out from the . Public offices to get
their living at the' expense of the com
munity ;' but this influence is far less
subtle and corrupting than is the idea
thus implanted In the public mind that•
the state does not peed or care , for vir
tue in its civil servants. What squeal:ll
i:sit n css to complain of individual
breaches of trust, of legislative bribery,
of venality in the courts, of universal
faithlessness in work, when the state
itself founds"a perpetual lottery of li
cense, and distributes. Its quadranniai ,
prizes tn'iong the most cunning and
rapacious'— A. IL "Sfacdonough, in
Harper's Magazine for March.
11Tonk:N.—Etnerson says " con
eider man the representative of intel
lect, and woman as the representa
tive of affection ; but eivh shares the'
characteristics of the (dicer, only in the
man one predominates, and in the wo
man the other. We know woman as
affectionate, as religious, as oracular,
delighting in grace and order, possessed
of taste. In all' ages woman bas been
the representative of religion. In all
countries it is the women who fill the
temples. In every • religious move
ment woman has had an active and
powerful part, not only in those In the
most civilized; but in the most unciv
ilized voun tries ; not less in the Mo
hammedan than the Greek and Roman
religions. She holds man to
Tbere. is no man so reprobate, so care
less of religious duty,-but that he de
delights to have bis , wifo a saint. T All
men feel the advantages , thet-abonrid
of: the quality_ In woMatio ? My opirdm
is that'lnall ages woman has held sub. -
stantially ,the same infinence. -;I-think
that superior women are rare,49 supe
rior men are rare, Lthink thatwornen
feel when they are in the press,* men
of genius are said to 'do among
ic workersthat they see „through all
these efforts with Aber eyes` than their
noisy masters. I think that ail .men
in the presence or the hest 'wonien' feel
overlooked and judged, and sometimes
sentenced. They are -the educators In
all our society. Through their sym
pathy and quickness they are the prop
er mediators between those who have
knowledge -and those who want it."
ROVED FAM STOCIi4
000 D ANIMALS THE MOST iROfTPABLID.
Poor animals are 'not idea - able is
far stoels--Breed(from the beit animals,
and let sire and dame be as perfect as
• Improiement is the ruling,star of the
"nineteenth century. Mena every
and in nearly all purshits, acknoWledge
its sway. It has already brought 'Mud- .
culable good to the' farthing intereite+
Farmers are, perhaps, too MOW to - ao- •
knowledge this; and too blow 'to atrial
themselves of the proffered 'advantEigee
of real improvements; Title, 'they are
some times imposed upon by unscruiti
letiS and' unprincipled' lovers of gain;
and hence their' cautious fear of what is
really valuable. But this need not often
occur. Any one, poss'e'esing - the ordi
nary intelligence of our Common farm
er* by timely investlitatiOri, - aided by
good Judgement, and a careful' reading
of • Agricultural papers, may usually
avoid the snare of the mere 'pretender•:
Animals that you can depend. to
transmit their good qualities through
many generations, must , have had a
perfect descent from'pure blooded stock.
If an animal hashild a 'defeettiel ances-*
~try, though in many past' generalions,
such imperfection may show Itself at
any time In the Young stook from such a
tin matter of farm stock; its perpetua
ti n is controlled by certain fixed pen
c lea of breeding.
' 'There is a great difference in the
b, eeds of our stock, and in the
0 the breeds.. Some fatten easily, and
come to maturitrearlyi and others do
not. Some possess remarkable milking
i'qualities, while others, yield milk spar
ingly. Some are noted for their butter
qualities, and otber are fine workers.
Now, we want to search out and find
the rules which gbvern the transmiSsion
of various qualities, that we may be en
abled at will to breed animals possess
ing the distinct characteristics we' de
sire. The old maxim that " like pro
duces like," is a good one, and is safe to,
' The male parent generalY influences
the size and external forth of the-eff
spring, and the remote the vital power,
health and constitution.
The best thorough-bred will degener- •
ate, unless supplied with nourishing
food,,and kept in general good health.
- lit - d-in breeding should be avoided
generally, and only,allowed when both
parents are singularly free from defects.
Many of our farmers say " but I can
not obtain these improved animals
without paying a high price for theta: 4 Y-
To encourage unbelieving breeders to
make a liberal outlay for goodblood, I
will refer to the following. A breeder
recently ()tiered a neighbor of mine, $35
for all the calves: on his • place from
weaning to twelve months old—he de
dined the offer—on the adjoing3g
farms he could have bought calvtiof -
the same age at from $2 to $6 per head.
He said he would not drive them hoine
and keep them three days if they whre
presented to him. Why? The impr6v-:
ed breed of calves could be madetogAss •
1,700 lbs. at three years old ; the Others,
if ever, at five or six.years; One consum
ing as ranch grass, - requiring the same
care as the other. . Comment is un -, -
necessary.• , , • , • • •
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i I ,
• If yell lear iof any mates giying, a
thousand dollars for a OW or two-thous
and for a bull, you may safely inferhe
is a large dealer in : cattleisr profesional
breeder, and has made what he-ill:inks
a Judicious investment, for his businesi.
.All well-bred pigs Ivan raise; are in de-:
mond at $lO to.sls„eaCh, at from
three months old. All the improved.
varietiesof sheep pay--their lam bs sell--
lug from $2O to $25 per headut weaning
time. The improved breeds of poultry
pay- 4 -what is it that don't pay, if the
best of its kind and well ca id for?
What mongrel stock does pay ? . 1 If any,
I have to find lt out,. ;• , , _ •
• - What. profit is .there. 1114' 'ping a
razor-backed hog until he• is ighteen
,mouths old, to get two hundre Pounds
of pork when the same feed glVen, In
nine months, to a Chester White"! will
' give you the same quantity, ef r por)ic, or
more? Is it nothing •,t,e_ save;nine
months of carrying, do' _and- grass,
puralain and corn ? •' If, y' u•,_wili keep
the ChesteriNblte until h le.•eighteeti;
months old, he will weigh frOm 450 to
,550 pounds, and, perhaps, lalf as much
more. The profit on a' hog of , good '
breed is iu his extra weight,lat a given,
ago, on a given'quantity or _food. That:
breeding fine swine is prof:44l)le is evi
dent from the fact that thiy-eatne men
aro in the business now. that were in- it
ten Years ago; and most,' if not all of
them, in easy Circum_stances.--;Sidek
WORKING .tQR.T4E GOYEANittiNT.-
4 lu the dark days'' of, 'B4! there lived
'Down East' two well-to-dolrish neigh
bors, each of whom bad a son Who had
gone west to seek ,their fortunes. The
old boys meeting one day, :mutual in
quiries were made about the yourgstere.
' Well, Pat, how is Mickey eking
Out wid his thrip out west?'
• ' 4 Illigantly ! ten dollars a wa e;.' and
bossin' himself. - And,how2SLy ur boy
gettin' on, Dinnis?' ~
' Teady, ye mane? • .He's doin' splen
, drid, the darlint ! Why, his last letther
, as bustin' with granebacks, and made
'::s slay, too.'
' And what's he doin'?'
' Faix, I hardly know, but it's In the
government employ he is.'
' The divil ye. say ! the government I
What's-he doin' for the governthent?'
1 Faix, I iardly know what it Is, but I
think it's 'what- he calls laapin".the
b.unty!' .. _ . , .
Apang man on being asked by a
,judge whether be had a father and
'mother, said be wasn't' qhite . certain
Whether ho,had or not first his father
died, and then his mother married
again,•and then his mother died, and
his fathermarried again ; and now he
didn't exactly know whetherthey Were
his father aid mother or not.