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A Night Among the Clouds:
A THRILLING STORY.
The sun was setting on a certain Sun
day in August, some years ago, at Man
helm ; and the pleasure gardens which
surround the town Were rapidly becoen
ing silent and deserted. In one, lic;w
ever, the crowd etiWremained—the cot
tine gardeb, I:66..faibobs for Its enter
tainments, its fireworks, and its ballbon
These latter bad long been so popu
lar as to attract great crowds, perhaps
the more so as the aerial voya.gos were
as little Ilingerons ae they were short:'-a
The balldepi4eid strongly attached o
the grolintrty v 'rorl'ep, whidlicoeld bo
lengthened or shortened at pleasure, the
ascent never exceeding• the tops of the
trees, even among the bravest of two ad
The erred was now leaving the, hal
loonisiz4bv-hre works,- on another ter
race, when .a.youpg girl, leaning on •lhs,
arm of a man about forty • years of ago,
appeared, at, the end of. the avenue.
They wets walking slowly, and appeared
preoccupieA by, some serious matter,—
A fzer a silence, die man said, energeti
"No, stater Cas long'ah I Hire I can
never forget tliat Christian Loffmann
fur di , pittitik -thy inleritirig Loerrach,
confireir proPerty ; for Ilcaren
knows it uts not left to me as a gift, but
1 , .s my right forlrliat he owed me."
"lie should hare said so in his will;
Michael," answered the young girl.
"And . jbst because be - did not, I am
despoiled of nefihns I Becanie a dying
man did not his 'reasons and
CUMS(4IICeSt.I itta accused of interest
„a and alinoo fraudulent designs by this
"Alas I he does not know us, brother,”
said the gh:Lgently. 'linty have filled
him with, prejudice§ against as,,and he
has believed them,. because. it, was, bis
interest to do So." . .
"And ail," mplied Michael, bitterly,
' II!3 land 4 have cultivated
ears, and earned by myunceasing., la
bors, is to be taken, away from me by a
foreigner, sittrplphoosage lie'butfiedto
be born aetiftectntar consinl"
"The jridgdmetttlas nl:4t been 'given,"
"Ah batlzhe,ie little to hope from
it," answered Wishes", lit llhii 4 Lioffmann,
is young anditactiee;' be' has 'friends
too ; perhaTin," already the- Ileoreb
lie stopped on ben - ring his sister sigh.
'Well, Well; here I it
again I have hrought here
purpbse to maE a us both forget it.
I wish something wonderful would hap
pca to divert, ns. 6 • '
A‘.; he said these wor ds, , theyturted
corner of the path', - aaif • Sa'64e'illy,
upon the open glade,.witere the balloon
nas floating a few feet above, their heads
suqaining a light,- pretty. car, which
seemed to be swiming over the grass.
Florence could not restrain a try
of surprise and admiration. It was the
lirst time she had seen a balloon closely.
She drew nearer.
"Two more places !" cried , the man
ho held the cords."
One man• was sitting in the car, in= the
dress of a traveler, with g one of the iron
spiked walking stieks , used on mountain
"Two planes I. - Who will for a ride in
the air ?" repeated the' man.
"Is there no danger risked the girl.
"None in the Initst," answered the
man ; "mum than tetahousand souls have
taken these little rides.','
"And enn' denOond when one
"You need only ring the little hand
alOtptubtitt Vtintslitrania aurn gitboo #o Volitits, Yittraturt, Agriculture, Edit of tt gag, local aluttiligtnct, *r.
"Let ne go," dried. Michaels '
So saying, he lifted Florence into the
car. The man laositd 'the roPes, and in
another moment the ballon 'slowly be
gan to ascend. The young girl-turned
pale. The stranger saw it, and moving
toward the band bell, said, smiling
"Shall we stop?"
"A thousand thanks," said Florence , .
"I shall soon be used to it ;" and her
They rose above the trees, and the
girlforgot her fears in the newness of
the sight. The Black Forest,and the
Rbine,appeared on , either hand, and the
Necker meandered among rich mead
ows dotted with villages toward .the
"Happy country," said the stranger
as if speaking to himself, "of fertile
fields and wooded mountains I"
A[ichael sighed, and said, in a low
"Happy, : indeed, if one, is not under
the ban of persecutions, and calumnies I"
The stranger turned to him—
"Ah ! sir," said he;
that better than myselfef • -
"Are — j-oh, thdri, !als`o :condemned 'to'
defend yourjuSt - rights ?". •
"Yes ; and from an adversary whb ne
glects no means of annoying MEO --
"Lilvs mine," returned Michael. "If
he•gains his'canse, I lose everything I
have gained in' tny whole life."
"Andl, Millet I have' been•lonking
to'in the' future."
"The finite of my labors will go to
enrich an'avaricions=man r !" -
-"And'all my hopes will .be destroyed'
to profit a hyPoctife !""
! I see," cried Michael, "our
positions are alike ; you plead against
some Christian Loffmetin, - like, they.
"Chri3tian Loffmaip3!"erie4 the,stys.n
ger ; "why,. that is thy namt ! My'ad
versary is Mtehael Ritter!" •
"Why,, that is mine!""
That tWo men esehanged glanceii' of
surprise, passion and hatred. -Florence
looked.frightened. Sho "laid a hand - on'
her brother's arm,
"Let us deseud'rsaid she.
But we would notlisten.
"What Herr Loffmann said to his
adversary is a catnip - illy?" exclaimed he,
with glittering eyes. •
"And what Herr Ritter said. of his is
also !" replied the young man, oreibly.
"Oh I heavens !Jet ue, descend l'Leried:
the girl, trembling. _
",Yes,'.' said Michael ; !',explanations ,
will be more satisfactory on ground."
• "And I hope they will be decisive,":
added Loffmanu, in a significant voice.
He rang the bell'; but the,ballooo
- stationary; again, a second
and -third time, with as little - efat,
They looked over the , s'ide Alb; car:
"Gracious Heavens'!" Cried
"there' is ern4nte in the garden,! rho ,
are tearing Sown the riiiirigS, and ma
king a binilire of the 'seats, ,Axiireakini
the lamps:! „
"There they'are , now under . the bal
"What are they daieg'?"' ' '
"By Jove, they„draiUtting the - pers."
The three- travelers shrielted l aluud r7 l
but in vain. Believing ; the: ear -empty;
the students, had, cut the -eofdsi,and,in
another •moment . tha hglloon . darted
up high into air, and. ,disappeared-ifrom
their eyes in the gathering clonds-of
The unfortunate prisoners in the , air
wasted some breath in useless cries
and . exclamittions ; bat despair. soon
sacceeded, they remained silent and
quiet, believing themSelvesdhoineff for
&speedy but inevitable death. Florence
hid her terrified face on her brother's
shOulder, but be had no Words
. of con
solation to give her.
Loffmann sat at the other end 'of Oi l
car, seeming somewhat Ite'ss disturbed,
and. now and then easting a-looloolpity
on Ritter and sister.; but the- recol
lection of . their reciprocal insults% so
lately uttered, kept from communication
even: in theirs common danger: - •
• Meanwhile, the ballon, at the mercy
of the night winds, floated through the
sky with the rapidity of n - swallow re
turning to its 'nest, while its inmates
Could, but just preceive. the `gliinmer' of
some town or 'city over which they were
passing.' But; by degrees, Oven tl4
raile'd them;t ie`balloon mounted high:,
errand the'Cold becaMe oPpressiie. Dull
rumblings came in theireara, sharp ting
lingo in their extremities,. and; stiffness
in their limbs.. -Florence at a at glided
down from, her, seat,. unable: ba, support
herself any longer. • • ' •
"I am sleepy," she-murmnredt,.
"Oh i • eitlien, tip I up t" dried
Michael "sleepliere ido;leittlil Get tip
Florence 1 get tir • -
tifit . 1,111 git .. -int.
MARIETTA, PA., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, .1362.
"no one knows
Bat she did not move..
,"Florenee.l -.okl my God! she does
notlkeanme ; and Lhave nothing to—"
"Take this cloak." . •
Re turned, and saw Loffmann strip
ping -himself °this-coat, which was lined
"Bat yon.yourself?" hesitated Ritter,
"I am strongerrhe answered, 131.14.
Both stopped •to. wrap it around- the
girl, and their hands met: Michael
seized his adversary's--
"Let this wipe' out the past. lam
sorry I said so much to wound your
"Regret nothing,"answered Loffmann.
"I was most in the wrong."
"Let ria each forgive the other,, then,"
answered Michael. "We shall all three
soon be before the judgment'shat of Go'd.
Let us thlow away our anger before
I have none left, cried Christian.
"Here is my hand, Ritter, and it is in-'
deed a friepa's hand."
"I accept it as such. 'Loffmann, we
have both been detaii;ed, bedansa our •
interests were opposed; and `wF., bad no
Means of learning the contrary by fic
quabitence. Let'us thank God thatiti
out' last hilu'r he hes brou,:glit us together
that we mayafipeai before,
rancor in our hiiertd." '
"Amen'!" answered ; "ari'd
may God' forgive us as we forgive each
Then, looking up, they''preeeived a
pale light on one gide—l-it thep
T4e wind appeared changeand'
sink "fiti'e hallobebegahle`desceiM eloWr:?,
ly ; and hope'ilemained in their
hearts. The sun rose,. and the county
began - to feappeae seemed' like' a
resurrection to them. 'The earth es-
isted still, and - fdr them ; and balloo4,
continued to descend. "I'4 soon 7 di§-,
tinguished . the villages and fields; Sad
denly, Ritter joyfully exclaimed—
"It is Loet:rach i"
And 'Floranae, revived and thankful,'
recognized their old !lonia and mandolin.
But at' this moment the s'eeid2
ed beginning to reascend on afresh'
wind. -Florence clasped hei handa..
"Is there no meana':orstoppingit ?"
she cried, ItiaplOringly."'
"There is 'one," "said LOffmatil ;'"but
it is a' dangerous bife."
"Oh I let'us tr . ' . it," 'Cried
"liothing.pap.be,worso than last niglit."
- Loffmann stepped ,on, the edge ot the
car, and; hanging on by tke:cords„thrust,
,of.hie 'walking staff. Ahrough
the silk of the balloon. , The gas-rushed
out with. apar ; the helloon7sank,, with
frlgh tful,,,rapidity,, and, the,. tra7elep4 shut
theiruyee yOlegt ); t 4,41p,
led in the,branches of a. ,pin otree,-,with
the car but,a,-few Asti from-the ground. ; ,
,the close of the•aay; , T-gaffmann
and -Ritter were leaning- on. ,:the win
dow,,pf the : oldr house—the .':disputed
property,--to Mjcbael,,had con-
ducted,,hislwo Rowe-Diens- after their
common deliverance.- kheic.„ mutual
congratulations had :at ,first,quite occu r
pied their minds ; but now that' the;first
feelings of relief hadvassed away, Ritter
began 'tb feel his theria-Ced-'inteiestrre
, • , '
tie 'was still leaning 'silently on' the
wooden `balcony; when 'Christian, who
had been lOokingiout intently all over
cduntry, sulide'rkly - -
"How far does your demesneeztend?'
efartid 'ae If his conscience
told him — his guest had divined' hie *ref,
tkoughtS. • ' -
"Ah ! you want to know'bovi - mach
your cause will gain for you r be'an
livered; bitterly. • '
"liTpon'rny Word, I Was not thinking of
it ?" replied Loffrciarinl ibnt' he' hmked
disconcerned. , •
"You need not brush; about, it r " :said
Ritter ; "we each have•confidepce.in on ‘ c
rigfits, naturally 7 I will show you
the .demcsne." . .
And he pointed out woods and r fields
onrafter another, far and near.
"It'seerns a wonderfully well cultiva
ted property," observed Christian.
"I have given every thought and sour
I 'posbessed to it replied Michael.: - "I
hadloped to toritinne rtry iteproienieritir,
but 'lidrbanic :Or few
daiii it May perhape still be mine Per.
Atehe said theieswords, Florence 'enj
tered. Ste . seemed troubled as she ad
vanced, holding a letterin her hand.
"Is that from Heir. Litoffl" asiodAli
chael, as he tOrged pale
",Yes,.' answered i the,girl. .
"Then-the , judgment is pronounced
and we'shall soon know—"
He etre : Wald Out his baud tremlikij.
Florence took it between hers, and look
int,. timidly at Coffman, said gently—
" Whatever, happens do. not forget
that we have forgiven each other I"
"The letter the letter 2" cried Mi
The girl drew back 4 f, step.
"Promise to submir quietly,. and not
angrily, to the decision," she said.
Pointing .to the hill, where the pine
tree wbiebhad entangled them was still .
visible, she added, solemnly—
"Have you so soon forgotton our
night in the clouds 7"
Ritter and Loffmann looked at each
other. For a, moment the each heel
trited, and then held out their hands
"Ali I" cried Michael, "it shall not be
said that in danger alone' our hearts were
diiPosed mercy. ' Saved by the'good
ness Of Geed, let profe liiir - gratitnda
by onr'submidsioW have left 'our
enmity in the clouds—do not let ad re
tariit to it on-earth. Whatever this let
ter may annonnceit declare that I will
accept my :,Bite; with peace and calm-
clAhdlor. elyself, L 61'61111m* Heaven.
lot' liming- trained a frienk"aenswered,
Ohristian, '!even; if. it teals me oPtheznin
of all_my hppes."
Florence then gava the letter to her
brother. Re opened it:with a firm band,
and' turned ,slightly pale:
"You are.in : your own house, Lo fr
than 1" said-be,: turninr to'the• young?
Man". h7,fl .!liR
mrftiver eriedc LAM:kin - ft joy , '
to your ecinsin , ; his: demeithvittionile-4 1 '
tee s n is tio toworth s'aelraucli'ae
theihappiness , oftalriondi"iinterrupted
Loffmaith ; he Aore the' letter in
pieces.. 4 4:
Ritter :beheld l!httlwitle astobishment:
Florence clasped het-Mande:
Yea ; "., conAned
canie.,in'hfire as:guesk.and, will nottre
ma.in as,an enetny„,,4fe,wlap has receiv
ed me so. kindly....shall -.himself be the
arbiter (Cony rights.!',
"Me 'i h cried Ritter.
Loffmann turned a look full of tender-
ress.m!. Florence, ,who ;
,cast down her
eyes ; then, taking Michael's
is for herwho,began our friendship
to tie the knot which shall , bind us to,
each other,,aakreader„ourdivision of
rights more easy,y,ettid he.
".How ?", asked Michael astonished.
Ritter smiled as Florence bid he
blushing face in his
.. bosom, .and held
out her hand, to Loffmann. •
One cif the'ablegf'writersliii
nal 'deet , debats is now Writ ing letterictis
that - j ournal _from s:ndhester' and 'Birm
ingham; and - he-extols as iomething the
most grand and - Wonderfiel be ever saw,
the -abnegation and prdctical rsound
sense of the':Engliih 'laboring classes rnEr
der 'their - - pVeserit'''elafferingi: 'hut hie.
adds, :4 Viritiit Ir'niare• 'wenderftiritilLriii
:list =this c - 'nhcTei43fariif
and nearly universally alid • b,t that iir
stinct which uniteS`the democratic mas
res everywhere, iakei sides with 'the
north — and' refUsei 'to murmur because
they see' their own battle—the battle
for free labor;—being fought out;
SO 'Writes the 'ruts corresiionden't
of — the Netr 'York teminsiroial. - Flow
beautiful th'itt is I HOW"
thelneir who; in all Englitird; . 'are ',ore
firmeit'frionds; are theee eeffer-
Wii)4t intensely' from Ore •''
,gir A disease new to modern times
but, possessing many points in common
with the vmclotaisitison, of - the_ ancients
has lately made its appearance in.9,kisa
go. The disease .eliows itself_in spots
hut l inach,tnor,e ,suddenly, and the pustu 7
les are. of : e. dark purple-.color. Sever ;
al cases. of death from - this .new disease
occured in Chicago last, week., When=
ever it has 'made its appearance, the
efforts of physieintis,hava been
iltir-There was a ahrewll add' not
niarked-Whbti-othlii girls Weicrmaking
fun o bhifirb' White hose
and affected to be ranch shocked at the
eihibitiOn thereof at aliarty :, "if you'd
only pill up your diessas about your
necks, where they ought to be, they'd be
as short 813 mine !!'-. She was-notti6abled•
o.l , 9ll l ooeils4rua24 , lfityfi
moralist; "but where dololo6l/
all come from V'
SAND ., YOUR . PAPER AND RADh..-- We
are told - by Many of the .lalgriat paper
mannfactnrers that the - quedtiOnis not
merely as to price,wheather at any price
the quantity of paper - rectal - 113d can be
supplied; so limited has become the
supply of stock. This should call the
attention of the community to.-the sa
ving of rags and paper, large qrsantities
of which have been wasted. Old paper
answers for mixing largely with rags,
and this is generally saved instead of
being, wasted or Aetroyed, it will afford
usnch relief. Old paper, the waste and
sweepings of our stor4s and honses, now
commands six cents a pound, when itis
taken into View that the nthsrspapers
circulating in the eon:lnsanity will aver-:
age about fifte'en"to this pound; rather
more than an ounce each, every thsewill
see that a-large .ankon.sit. of wastage cis
made-here which- may easily be:saved..
Fragments.pf, paper, equal ,in qnality to
one printed .newspaper sheet, will sell
for three-eights of
,anent, by the pound
and old worn-out newspapers , are in de
mand for wrapping and other purposes,
at' 50 to 62. cents si hundred. In theie
tithes bveiy `Piece otpaPer as "large;as
hunk:bill'asivelr itige creel smallest
size'should beqsavedT. l ln- many' houses
and o'6o' kfeaf i deal of paper is-tfts
ted Doubtless= many
families :,,waste ,enaugh,by -burning .in
kindling:fires; in the. course of a-year; to
pays for sunplying themselves - with- a
weekly;-isisdpirhaps.everi a:daily inessre
A HARD Winn .—Old _Peter IC—
lived i n .
Wrenn' one story wooden house . of not
very ettetside `diniensibna; Whei.it
Was aixbie'cted to' ihe force .• of wind its
powers' of resietanne were insufficient to
withstand - so' great a preeirtre, and it
yielded the point 'Without 'a struggle ;
however ;it..wae not: upset. or torn:to
pieces-, ktut, merely_ moved aft?
In, the course_of the. jourysy,,,,the stove
was;upset and the fire lirasspilled out,
,danger conflagartion was
imminent. Old Peter was too much ex
cited to notice the removal of his'house,
and seeing - the nocessityof ithreediately
applying water to the burning embers of
the floor, he seized a bucket and darted
out behind the house, when great was
his'astonishment - to - flUd traces of hiS
well obliterated. "After looklnein tilarili
astonishment a moment he called to his
wife : "Sarah, I'll PH be-blamed. if the wind
!faint. blown.' the well 'clear odt of the
lot There is not so mtich'.aff: a stone
left 1" • •
"Ah 1. if I, could
POPULAR. lostonAsoc, = Ata T religions
üblic meetiug„not.leng ago, a speaker
was illustrating the ignorance .that pre
vailed in the country, ,ang'naidihat a
gOirig with tracts into the
lag house of a dweller on the Ohio,
a.shed the woman if they' had any Gos
pel there, 'She'said "4N9'; but they
it dreadful bad about four miles bG
Worse than this, we have this . week
a letter' -froni a chaplain in: Arkansas;
- Whd , :sayeig that; a:lna:al:ldyl* fors was
conVersilig*tith;a Womaikt c'hos'e house
ifscalled'"'and-ask4'd lieroqf there: were
PreSbyteriairl• lx`rorind Abel% I" She
liesitatedba.little, tint saidiiiiheignessed
not; her husband hadn't killed` -eny
since they had-been Plena." •
AN ,AMQsiva .ERROR.SOI3I43 yromen
in Leiington, Kentucky rebel , sympa
thizers,. learning that several hundred
rehel 'prisoners were. to . come: through
tl4at p e lrtee, repaired to the railroad ; sta r
tion with a liberal supplyr j. of ":provisions
for them. The train came in, find on it
Wits-also the same 'number of linidn =eol
dieis.,', The- womeit mietbok. " tlieth-for
tile 'rebels, and had dietribriteil 'their
"aid 'and "Ciimfert" tiefore their' error
conldte:reetided - ; . - -
tir Agentleman from:Holston chanced
to find'hininelf among a little party of
ladies,, away.down ,Hast.this summer; in
the enjoyment of some innocent social
play ; _ He car,elessly placed his .arm
aboirt, the slender waist of : as pretty,
damsel as Maine can bOost, of, 'when sli'e
Started and *exelaitsed, "Begone
don't insult!' tin gentleman instantly
apologized for,Tfis 'seeming iirderieqs,' and
assured the`half offended one
he 'dia. nut„ mean to' ininft; "No '?"
she ion' didn't
you may deit-again 1" • •
. . ,
GirThe ghost which has'annually' 4
turned to plague tile Clevelanders (Ohio)
has been laid at last. A company of
ghostAptocti . iyoknos i•noontly nygnnind,
NY . tki*M4vAlich tri§t4t49Pr-, an4 , §eX , ..
eked IFOS nothing More thop"
shirt sod night cap Mug out to dry.
Established April 11, 1E354-- 3
PLEASE . STOP"NT PAPErt;--"I am going
to atop niy- paper," said a miserly sub
scriber to ono of his neighbors ; "I can
not afford to, take it."
"How much does it cost a • year ?"
asked the neighbor..
"One dollar," was the reply.
"And can't you afford one dollar a
year ? Think. of it; only one dollar a
year I, A year is a long time. Perhaps
yon have only a few such to spend here
on earth. A year, a whole year! And
what do you get for your money ? A .
goodly-sizad, closely printed, useful
sheet—giving you the news of the week,
and a large, amount of miscellaneous
reading—philosophical, grave and, ha
morous—and yon, can't afford. oneidollar
for such a paper a whole year ?"
"Well, I do declare, :neighbor, you
talk, like an :experienced man. I never
thought of it in just that light before ;
it is only one dollar a year, and yet the'
paper comes to me every week, and I.
love to read it ; I always find something
in it that
,is interesting to me ; and,
moreover, on second thought, I perceive
after all that a good newspaper is about'
the cheapest thing a man has": Ire gets
more reading for his money than in any
"Tfue,"neighbor ;' andlhis shows that
what i have already said is true. News
papers 5901211 to' be designed almost ex
clusively for thii poor to take, because
they are the cheapest thing they can
Gir How do-;you do, Mrs. Towe 2
H.ave- yea heard= the , atory. about Mrs.
Ludy?". ' . • . •
"Why- no,leally; Mrs. Gad I What
is-it ? Do tell." . .
"Oh, I promised not to tell for all the
world I No, I must never tell on't ;
I'm afraid it will get out."
tlWhy,;rll never tell ont as long as
I Ave, just as true as the world, What
Come, tall ?''
`tN,qw,you won't,say, anything about
it will you.?"
"No, 1. 1 11 never open my mouth about
it—never. :Elope to die this minute."
_ "Wei), if you'lLbelleve it, Mrs. Fundy
told me last night that Mrs. Trot told
her that her sister's husband was told
by a person what dreamed it, that Mrs.
Trouble's oblest, daughter. told Mrs.
Niceen's that, her grandmother beard by
ci,letter sheiot frdm her sister's sectind
husband'sloldest . brother's itepqranghter
thatitmastreported - by the captain of a,
clam-boat just , arrived from the Feejee
Ishinds r that the mermaids about that
section wear crinolines made* out of
shark. skins. 4
ar A atewardol one of the European
steamers at,Bostou,who wanted to take
a bog ashore unobserved, said .to a cus
tom house officer who he knew, "If I
were to pmt a ball eagle piece, on each
of your eyes, cdrild, y.ou see ?" The an
swer was--"No f and•if4-had•another on
my.mouth I could not talk."
ifir Why are officers and soldiers so
habltuelly . profane ? It seems strange
that those.most liable to be summoned
saddeniy, I into, the 417 presence of
c.4od should be the readiest to, blaspheme
his holy, name.
Gier "Father wants you to - send him
two yards oft:flack broadcloth; he don't
care what color it is, and when he kills
. last week he'll: Fay.. yon what
. . .
you owe him!"
fte , Why ate ladies 'the biggest thieves
in elistenee -
Because'they steel the petticoats,
bone the stays, and crib the babies.—
Yes, and. hook the eyes, too.
T in-who has addresed strangt
er by inist'ake, apologises by saying, "I
ifts t sik en iti the person." , -Many a
married - couple" "might make the 'same
apology 'to each , other.
Or There is a town down east where
theleriPle!aircso oppoubd" to commit
ing ati assault, that it is 'With difficulty
they - eanibe persuaded . to strike a tune
at. atria::: •
• Mark what you remember -upon=
your finger-nails ; they make convenient
bnrn-tooks; and •you'will have your les
iokat your fines eikis. • • •
4,Aovesprn girl, after giving her
lov,er a hasty, amael, exclaimed : "Dog
my cats, if,y-on haven't, taken a little'iye,
. . .
Air The woman who never interfered:
with. her husband le 'affairs arrived in
town the .other day. She is an—old.
firair answers for
hog-slingkering, but ail weathers, alio
will do for man-slaughtering.