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    , Tliii TIMES NI5W BLOOMFlELlvrA.JANUAItY 23,187
head, and Weinttip tf lioflR tnt hltn,, he
swung himself out ortheWhdovahirl
tlng It cniuiingly nfteif lilmftnd sliding
down the joiit,tviw In ft second ,at the
window v( fouit closetO J t wfcft. but the
work of a mompnta dajtyhattoii foomW
done, and of another twximiv& he jen-j
tered. It was -aurirt of sbltP lie' felt!
agalnBt intruders li thot "humyJvk.'.'' -'!
ijui now came, am. ujrt,iiy nicrij
book V" inquired CtmHes,. i.- -
" That I must claim an my unwilling
glory," answered Helen. " I cross-examined
Peter, privately, on the suhjeet
of his night' adventures, and strictly
forbade his repeating his visits without
my knowledge. I must confess, how
ever, 10 a strong desire to mystify you a
little further especially m I had learned
from my maid, who was a flame of your
orderly, of your precautions. I accord
ingly told Peter that he might visit your
room once more, disturbing nothing,but
only bringing away a single book from
the table. When I found what it wos.I
was frightened enough,' and when I
learned how much mischief I was near
doing, you know I was half distracted."
" I remember it well, and put it oil
down to my own account."
14 And so you be sure,Charles.
It was ull on your account. I was re
lieved by finding that the mischief could
lie repaired, if the book was returned In
time. So I devised several -ways of get
ting it luk to you, which I abandoned
for fear of detection. My party, how
ever, on Friday night, gave me the or
portunity, you recollect, of spiriting
ttwny yourservant,andgetting poor Peter
within your lines of -intrenchment. liy
watching his opportunity, ho climbed
unpercelved to your closet, where he en
sconced himself, biding his time. I had
told him to restore it, os nearly as he
could, to the place whence he took it,ftr
fear of mistakes. , In due time the snor
ing of your watchful friends told him
that the season of action was come. He
stole into the room, deposited the Iwok
on the table, blevr out the lights, knock
ed the two Bleepers' heads together, and
retired covered with glory. The rest
you know as Well as I. This," contin
ued Helen, "Is the revelation of the only
secret I ever kept from you. It was
the first it shall be the last."
A SOUTH HILL school maim, the
other day, while w orking an ex
ample on the board, detected an urchin
directly behind her in the unlawful act
of devouring an apple. She said to him,
"Tim, what are you doing V" "No'hin,"
said Tim, with his mouth bo full that
his checks stuck out on either side like
aldermen's stomachs. "Yes, you are,"
paradoxically insisted the teacher;
"what have you hi your hands V"
"'Xapple," said Tim, with some sur
prise, as he looked at the fragment of
the apple in his hand, and wondered
who had bit it while he was studying.
"What has become of the rest of it V"
"Dunno," said Tim, looking around in
an amazed eftort to discover who had
the rest of it. "Somebody's been eatin'
it." "Haveyou any more?" demanded
the teacher. "Yes'm" said Tim dole
fully, "got 'nother." "Where is it?"
relentlessly pursued the teacher. "In
my desk," sighed Tim, as he began to
suspect that the teacher was going to
demand it of him. "Well, take it out
and go stand on the platform and eat
it" MEat 'em bothV" queried Tim.
"Yes, eat them both." "Eat all I got ?"
demanded Tim in a subdued tone of
countenance. "Yea, eat all you have,"
impatiently responded the teacher, and
turning to the board continued,, "and
don't you leave that platform while you
have an apple uneaten." Silence reigned
in the school room. The paper pellet
pursued its tranquil transit unobserved.
The busy hum of the studious made
more noise than the cautious smile of
the Indolent. Tim stood at his post.
The fragment in his hand soon dis
appeared, and he fell upon the other
apple silently but determinedly,
Uulckly it followed the first. Then he
put his right hand in his pocket and
took out an apple, and, after a cautious
reconnoiter, during 'which he wiped
it on his trowscrs, he began the attack.
He carried the fort. Down went the
hand again and another apple was
brought to light It was quickly dis
patched. A third followed.
Then he changed his position, and
resting the weight of his body on his
left leg, sighed as he drew from his left
breeches pocket another apple,
, . When it wag gone he drew on the
commissary for another, and, by the
time be produced the eighth apple he'
was silently being observed by two
thirds of the boys in the room. The
teacher turned mid saw the boy still,
Mtanding in the attitude of one who was
reaching for something In (hlsi coat
pocket, '
"Aren't., you through yet?" the
queried in some astonishment, , ,,( , ,'
. r'ilot 'nother," btoclally responded,
Tim, producing it and falling to .work,'
on it ., .
In surprise the teacher Mtw hin reach
tor still another, ana when' that wita r ttible In the lianiln or tint nnonln alintilil I Rim um inM ' ' I-,). .,.
goie Burr)H giew to nuimccinetit M his
unwrtVeritig immi nguln sought Vhe gay.
Ititf mouth of tliut pocket . As the boy
ate ho grew h dlniMihions, and the
teacher tditinejtlttrinrt, There neemed
to t(ti no end to the apples that he had In
htrtjlothMi, J .! r,' :
f " " Thiij for mercy's tiakft have you any
more apples y" ,.. ' .
" Got n6ther,'f said " Tim, lndlflVr
ently. ' " '
" How many more apples have you ?"
" Dunno," said Tim ; "guess got two
or three more."
, 'Vrhe teacher did liot dart to let1 him
proceed, and appointed an investigating
committee to look after the buck emmties.
The boy never changed a muscle of his
countenance nor moved an Inch, while
that teacher pulled apple after apple
from his coat, and stacked them upon
the desk, until there was something less
than a peck piled up, with Dade county
to hear from. Tho matter hasn't been
laid before the school board yet, but the
exhausted school ma'am declares that
the next time she will learn how much
of a crop of apples a boy has, about him
before she Issues any orders.;
Lost In the Bush.
AKTOHYcomestousby the Australian
mail which will fill many a moth
er's eyes with tears, and touch the stern
er hearts of all those true men who love
little children and are tender to them.
The colony was ringing with It when
the steamer came away, to the temporary
forget fulness of gold fields and railways,
of general elections, and the fight be
tween Victoria and New South Wales
about the river Murray;' . Years hence,
probably It will get Intb Imllad, and be
"sung or said" to the tiny Australian
generations to come, like the "children
in the Wood" to their small cousins at
home. ' '
Its heroes are three little people two
brothers andasister of whom the eldest
boy was nine, and the youngest five, the
girl being seven years of age. They were
children of a carpenter named Duff, who
worked at a sheep station near a place
called Horsham. In Australia small
hands can help; so these three babes
used to be sent after brush-wood for
brooms and lires. They had gone dozens
of times, and had come back safely; but
this once, when their mother sent them,
they wandered into the bush, and
missed their way, and at night there
were their little cots empty, and their
little plates of supper getting cold, but
no children. "Lost in the bush I"
Think what that means for an Austra
lian mother when vigorous men have
sometimes wandered but a hundred yards
from the track in those labyrinth of
gum-trees and wattles, and goes hope
lessly forward and backward and back
ward and forward, till they have laid
themselves down to die. Of course
there was a search for them, all night,
and day, many nights and many days,
and every hour of the weary time steal
ing the hope slowly out of the hearts of
the father and mother.
At last they did what ought to have
been done before they called the instinct
of the savage to help them find at least
the corpses of the wanderers. Nobody can
explain that instinct; everybody who
has hunted or travelled with wild tribes
has wit nessed It. The face of the ground
to them is like a leaf of a book to us
they read It, One of the Australian
blacks will tell you if a kangaroo has
crossed a creek by the displacement of
a pebble , blindfold him, and bring him
nto the thick of the eucalyptuses, he
will point to his "gunya" miles away;
it is the sixth sense of races brought up
in a life that could not exist on five.
The blacks soon found the trail of ' the
poor little three ; and to find one end for
them was to be sure of the other. "They
would be dead, alas I" but it was some
thing to have their pretty bodies away
from the crows, the buzzards and the
dingoes. ' So father and mother and
friends, on the eight day after the loss,
followed the native trackers step by step.
,"Here littlest one tired look, sit down!"
says one block blood-hound; and present
ly another grunts "Big one carry see,
travel in dark tumble into this brush."
Father on still, the keenest of the pack
finds the mark where "little one put
down too tired" and thus they search
.every nook, corner, bush, and thicket
'until at last they are rewarded. The
little ones are found lying asleep in each
'other's arms, not with the robins cover
ing them with leaves, but in the hut. of
a biihbman who had kindly cared for
them. ' , .
A Baked Bible.
Ohio, w hich was preserved by being
baked In a loaf of bread.' It now be
longs to a Mr. Hchebolt, who is a' native
of Bohemia, in Austria. This baked,
Bible whs formerly the property of his
grandmother, who was a faithful Pro-'
estant Christian. During one of the
seasons when the Roman ( Catholics
were persecuting the Protestunts in that
country, a law was punted thut every
be given up to the priests, that It might
he burnt Then those who loved their
Bibles had to Contrive different plans In
order to try and save the precious look.
When the priests came round to search
the house, It happened to bo baking day.
Mrs. Sehebolt, the Knuuluother of the
present owner of this lilble, had a large
family. She had just prepared a great
batch of dough ; when she heard that
the priests were coming, she took her
precious Bible, wrapped it carefully up,
and put It In the centre of a hugh - mass
of dough, which was to fill her largest
bread tin, and stowed It away In the
oven and baked it. The priests came
and searched - the house carefully
through, but they did not find the
Bible. When the search was over, and
the danger passed, the Bible was taken
out of the Joaf, and found uninjured.
Unitarian Herald. ,
IT was early in the sumniei of 1845, that
I found myself on board the Sultana,
just backing out from the levee at New
Orleans, and turning her sharp low prow
up the Mississippi lUver. As usual at
this season of the "ear, the boat was
crowded, both with deck and cabin pas
sengers, the former consisting of some
hundred German emigrants bound up to
a settlement In Missouri.
The boat plowed on Bteadily northward
now passing some lofty bluff, and now
for hours skirting the low woodlands of
Louisiana and Arkansas, and now stop
ping and roundlng-to at some temporary
landing, to " wood-up," or at some sugar
plantation, to discharge a small party,
consisting of a plonter ond his family
from the city.
But when night came and the steamer
rounded-to for wood at one of those wild
spots on the river's banks the only
Inhabitants being some two or three
wood-cutters and their families, with
perhaps a slave or two, and the only
recommendation that the spot offered for
settlement being its proximity to an
available forest of wood the scene was
grand beyond description. Torches were
flying hither and thither, deck hanfls
always In large numbers running from
the boat to the shore on one line of
planks and coming hack on another
loaded with wood, which was hastily de
posited on deck, and then hurrying off
again. No wilder scene can be imagin
ed ; the bright lights of the steamer's
state-rooms throwing their gleamings
deep Into the forest's thickness.
The first day on board the steamer a
young and very handsome German wo
man, who was evidently too ill to endure
the hardships of a deck passage, had
been taken into the cabin and her pas
sage paid by a purse made up by the
passengers. She had arrived in a ship
at New Orleans, two days before coming
on board the steamer, and was, in com
mon with the rest of the German pas
sengers,bound for the settlement in Mis
souri. Her illness was solely caused by
weakness, brought on by continued sea
sickness and the want of those little
comforts and necessities impossible at
sea. She had no intimate friends among
her country people on board, but hod
Joined them at Hamburg, on shipboard,
and had thus arrived In America. Her
object was to meet her husband, who had
agreed to be at this settlement, and who
had sent her the means, though not
quite enough in amount to come and
join him. There might have been a hun
dred such cases on board, and little curi
osity or interest excited by them ; but
in her case, a strange fascination involv
ed one. She was so young, so patient,
so pale with sickness and deprivation
that one could not but feel deeply inter
ested in her.
Having some knowledge of medicine,
I had been called upon, by the captain
of the Sultana, to administer from his
medicine chest to the assistant engineer,
who had come out of New Orleans so ill
as to create some fears for his life, but
being an excellent man the captain
would not leave him, preferring to bring
him away from the city and to take care
of him on board. He had exposed him
self at night, and had taken the country
fever, as it Is called, and though it was
but slightly upon him, still he was far
too 111 to leave his berth.
We had touched at Vh ksburg, Grand
Gulf, Natchez, etc., and were steaming
gallantly on towards St. Louis. Find
ing my patient on the engineer's deck
in want of many of the absolute neces- i
sltles of life, In his sick condition, I !
iook some portions of my own ' ward- !
role, and after representing the case to i
the cabin pashengers at lunch onc day, j
obtained from them some Important ad- j
dltlons ia his" comforts In the way .'of ;i
clothing, linen, eteV When this arrange- l
ment was made, ' our young Gerumr j
woman, unuersi&nuing inin mere was
another on tord like herself, sick', and
heeding the charity of the good people
of the cabin, begged to be permltted.now1
that she was so much " letter,' 'to make
up uny article he mlghf require, where
in a womnn's needle might do so.
and nourishing food, kindness ajnd com
fortable accommodations we're Jfact ;r
siorlri the color of her cheek, ami the
lightness of her eye. ' She was. permlU
ted to do as she desired, and totide sever
al necesshry under garments foif thesli
man, with surprising neatness and des
patch, showing herself a perfect ml i.
tress of the needle. They were received
with due thanks by the sick man, who
was most grateful, and who showed
good promise of recovering ere long.
- It was the custom to pay off the of
ficers of the boat on coming In sight of
the termination of tho Voyage oil trip
up ; and when one fine morning the
river's bend had been passed," and EV
Louis was in sight, the ; clerk's office,
situated in the extreme forward part of
the cabin, was thrown open, and a bell
summoned the officers to receive their
pay. My patient had recovered so far
as to have done duty on the last day of
the trip, and was, with the rest, called
up to settle, by the captain. .
We were at breakfaBt In the after
part of the cabin, when suddenly a
scream, so shrill as to startle every soul
at table and to bring me with some
others to our feet at once, rang through
the saloon. All eyes were turned to
wards the clerk's office, from whence
the sound had proceeded.when we found
the young German woman, who had
been our companion, through charity,! n
the arms of the assistant engineer I
44 What means this ?" I asked of my
late patient, hastening forward.
44 Sir, this Is my wife!" '
For a moment there was the stillness
of death about us, while each one seem
ed to be realizing the scene, the remark
able coincidence before us ; and then one
ioud prolonged cheer rang through the
cabin, so hearty and whole-souled as to
cause even the timbers of the Sultana to
It was even bo. The engineer was
then on his last upward passage, but had
no idea that his wife would be so soon in
America, and much less that she was
In the same boat with him.' -
It (s so true that " one good turii de
serves another," that the passengers
would not part with the now thrice hap
py couple, without once more making
up a purse of gold and pressing It upon
them, as a remembran ce of the passen
gers who made the up trip with them In
the Sultana. ''' '
A Feminine Fight.
In a Cincinnati street, Just as an audi
ence, from a theatre matinee was dis
persing, a brunette,and a blonde,equally
well dressed and ladylike in appearance,
suddenly fell upon each other, In the
way thus described In the Enquirer :
44 The tiny dark woman made a grab at
the brunette's duck Of a bonnet, and dis
lodged a handful of artificial lilies of
the valley, and tuberoses from the side
next to Koehler's drug store. One
swoop of the blonde's off claw stripped
the brunette's head of as beautiful a set
of hair as was ever bought at a store.
Then they stood glaring at each other
like fighting cocks for ten seconds.when
the blonde said 4 bah,' and started west
ward. The brunette drew up her little
form till It overtopped a store box, and
In a voice that was grand with emotion
exclaimed: 4 You you you .' She,
too, started off, after thus having re
lieved her mind."
What no One Earned.
When Field Marshal von Moltko was
a simple colonel be astonished the mem
bers of bis mess by regularly taking ten
Frederick d'ors out of his pocket, at the
beginning of dinner, and laying them
leslde his plate. Always after dinner he
repocketed the gold, buttoned up his
coat, looked sourly around, and disap
peared. It was resolved to ask him the
meaning of this strange behavior.
44 Well," he said, 44 1 have noticed that
from the time I entered ' this regiment
the conversation at table has always
turned on women, or cards, or horse
racing, and I had determined to make a
present of the ten pieces of gold to the
first man who should start, a sensible
subject. No one has yet earned them.V
6- A singular case of amateur sur
gery is reported from Austin, Illinois.
,A farmer fractured his leg, and refusing
to obtain medical aid, had his wife set
the broken limb. He was in a fair way
to recover, when, In attempting to de
scend a flight of stairs, he fell, breaking
the same leg again. He still persisted
in refusing to have a surgeon,, and in-.,
slstd that his w ife should amputate the
fractured member, which, strange to.
say, she did. The patient is doing well,"
but the query is, Won't he w bh he jiad.
li.l..JIu.vol.l(j limliV
y It Is a good practice' to read with1
pen In hand, marking w hat 1s liked or
doubted. ' ' It rivets the atteiitldn , reaP
Izes the greatest amount' "of fchjovment,
and facilitates reference.' 'It enables1 the"
reader also, from tlme'.to time, to see
what progress he makes with his own
mind. : . .
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Unfipilrt u 1.,1... fcl...... nr a
l r ' vim, tijiw)', row tvotia
j Ohio .unnnAKE Pn,r,n.V- Thre denerv
M'y. el(itirtd( ntl v"rli tnadlolnn have
Minted rerolritlon In tUk dealing art, and
t-fored tuttllaoy of Mml-aHmnluu whloh
14 f for hisn j yosrs obrootfed the progress of
medical Sconce. . The fattte eKpboiltlon that
' Consumption Is liH iiralile'I -fleterred physl
lsn from ittfltTiptltift to BndfPrAeaies for that
Olseas and patients alllldted with It reconcil
ed themselves to death wltliont making an ef
fort to escape Tram, a doom which they sup
posed to b& nnaVoiiUiilf. ItU now proved,
however, that Cousnruptlon can be Cured, and
that It has been cured la a very great number
of case (some of thnm apparently desperate
onesi by Bchenck'f Pulmonic Byrup alone t
and In other casei by the same medicine In
connection with Schenck'i Sea-Weed Tonic
and Mandrake Pills, one or both, according to
the requirements of the case. fr T"f
Dr. Bcbenck himself who enjclyea nnlnlef-'
rupted good health for more than forty years,
-waa-eupaoted Kne time-to-be n he Tory
gate of death, his physicians having pronounc-'
ed his Case hopeless, and abandoned him to bis
fate.' H was cured by the aforesaid medi
cines, and, since hit recovery, many thousands
similarly affected have used Or. Bchenck't
preparations with the tamo remarkable suc
cess. . . . : J 1 ; j . , ,
Full directions accompany each, making It
not absolutely necessary to personally see Dr.
Bchenck unless patients wish tbelr lungs ex
amined, and for this purpose he Is profession
ally at his principal oaice, Corner Sixth and
Arch Btreets, Philadelphia, every Monday,
day, where all letters for advice una! be ad
dressed. Bchenck's are sold by all
druggists. i4t
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Purifies the Wood, KenoAates
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Whole Svstrm.' " '
Ti I 1
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N Reliable Evidence.
Mr. H. R. Stevins: ,
Dear Hlr I will most cheerfully
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ber you have already received In fa
vor of your great and good medicine,
VKOKT1NE. for I do aot think
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I was troubled over thirty years with
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would seem as though I never could
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Uod all the time, that there Is so good
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ings at the stomach, and advise
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for I ran assure them It is one of the
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Mrs. U GUKK,
Cor. Magazine and Walnut 8ts..
Cambridge, Mass.
O fvE 8
Health, Strength
My daughter has received great
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Her declining health was a source
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A Tew buttles of VEGETINE re
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Insurance and Real Eestate Agt.,
ho. 49 Hears' Building.
, , . i , . f lktou, Mass.
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Charlestown, Mar. 19, 1809.
H. li. Stevens:
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Yours respectfully. .
Mis. A. A. DINrlMOBE.
No. 19 Busseh Street.
Ile a r t il.y .
South Boston, Feb.f, 17.
Mr. Stevens: - ,
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86 Athens Street.
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