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THE TIMES, NEW BLOOMFIELD, PA., FEBRUARY 20, 1877.
PHliJDiaFHiA AND READING R. R.
ARRANGEMENT OF rASRENOER TBAIN8.
November 28th, 1870.
TKAIN8 LEAVE H ARR18BUUG AS IWlAOWBi
For New York, at 6.20, 1.10 . m. .00 and
PPhhadclphla, at 6.20, g.10, US a.m.s.OO
Ur loading, at MO. 6.10, . a. m. 100
,-Kor npot7tsvlflenBt 6.20, 8.10 a.m.. and 8.57 p.
m., and via Behuyiklll imd Susquehanna Branch
Fir0 Alte'ntown, at 6.20, 8.10 a. in., 100,
ThVVifiCio"t m. 2.00 p.m. and .7.55 p.m.
trains have through cart forNe York.
The 6.20, 6.10 a.m.. and 2.00 p. m. trains have
through cars lor Philadelphia.
For New York, at 5.2 a. m. . .
For Allentown and Way Stations at 6.20 a.m.
For Reading, Philadelphia and Way Stations at
TRAINS FOR HARRIBBUBG, LEAVE AS FOL
Leave New York, at 8.45 a. m., 1.00, 5.30 and
7 4fp m.
Leave riilladelplilu, at 8.16 a. in. 8.40, and
T Lea'venReadlng. at 4. 40, 7.40,11.20a. m. 1.30,8.15
and 10.3, p. m. . . .
Leave Tottsvllle, at 6.15, 9.13 a. m. and 4.35
P And via Schuylkill andBmwiuohanna Branch at
, Lea've1Altentown,at 2.30, 6.S0, 8.65 a.m., 12.16
4.30 and 9.00 p. m.
The 2.30 a. in. train frow Allentown and the
4.40 a. m. train from Reading do uot run on Mon-
Leave New York, at 5.R0 n. m.
Leave Philadelphia, at 7.M p. m.
Leave Reading at 4.40, 7.40a. m. and 10.38 p. td.
Leave Allentown, 2.3(1 a. m. and 9.00 p. m.
Via Morris and Essex K.ll Koad.
J. E. WOOTTEN,
Pennsylvania R. R. Time Table.
A NEWPORT STATION.
On and after Monday, Nov. 27th, 1876, Pas
senger trainswm run as ioiiowsi
Mlffllntown Ace. 7.19 a. m., dally except Sunday.
llintown Rxnress 12.22 P. M .. dally " Sunday
Mall 6.M p. M., dally exceptBnnday
Atlantlo Express, 10.02 p.m., nag, aauy.
Way Pass. 9.08 A. m., dally.
Mall 2.38 p. m. dally exceptsunday,
Wirtilntown Acc. 6.56 P. M . dally except Sunday.
Pittsburgh Express, 11.67P. M., (Flag) dally, el
PaAlHn Rnru. 5.10 a. m.. dallT (flael
Trains are now run by Philadelphia time, which
Is 13 minutes faster than Altoona time, and 4 min
utes slower than wow iora time.
J.J. BARCLAY, Agent.
On and after Monday, Nov. 27th, 1876, trains
, Johnstown Express 12.53p.K.,dalyeieept8unday
Mail 7.30 p. M f "
Atlantic Express 10.29 P. m., aauy tnag)
m. a to . U jlnllv
Mail. 2.04 p. m dalfyexceptSnnday.
Miflllntown Acc. dally except Sunday at 8.10p.m.
Pittsburg Ex. dally except Sunday (flag) 11.33p. m.
F. QUIGLEY. & (X).,
Would renpectfully Inform the public that they
nave opened a new
In Bloomtleld, on Carlisle Street, two doors North
ol the f oundry, where tney will manuiaciure
HARNESS OF ALL KINDS,
Saddles, Bridles, Collars,
and every thing usually kept tn a first-class es
tabllshment. Give us a call before going else.
. FINE HARNESS a speciality.
REPAIRING done on short notice and at rea
f BIDES taken In exchange for work.
D. F. QUIGLEY CO.
Bloomtleld, January 9, 1877.
Flower and Vegetable Garden
is the most beautiful work tn the world.
It contains nearly 150 pages, hundreds or tine 1
lustrations, and six Chrowo Plates of Flower
beautifully drawn and colored from nature.
Price 60 cents in paper oovers : 11.00 In elegan
cinin. rrintea in tierman ana cngnsn.
Vlck' Floral Guide, Quarterly. 25 cents a yea
Vick's Catalogue 300 Illustrations, only 2 cent
Auurew, jahej) viil, jtocuesier, . x.
Flower and Vegetable Seeds
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year. Vick's Flower and Vegetable Garden, 60
.cents : with elegant cloth cover 1j00.
All my publications are printed m English and
Address, JAMES VICK, Rochester, N. Y.
enn AGENTS WANTED to canvass tor a
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For particular, address
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The andarslgned has removed his
Leather and Harness Store
from Front to Blgh fltreet, near the Fena'a.,
Freight Depot, where he will have on hand, aod
will sU at
Leather and Harness el all kinds. Having good
workmen, and by buying at the lowest cask
prices. I fear no compet ition.
Market prices paid i cash for Bark. Hides and
flkioa. Thankful for past favors, I solicit a con.
tin nance of the same.
P. & Blankets, itabM, and shoe- andlngs made
JOS, M, HAWLEY.
Psmcanaoa. Julyl9. 1876.-U .
VICK'S FLORAL GUIDE
a beautiful Quarterly Journal ne!y Illustrated,
nd ooiiutnrDg an elegant colored Flowof Plat
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V lek'a Flwer and Vegetable Garden, la paper
80 cents; with elegact oloth oovers ll.ou.
Vick's t .ataloeue m lllnt rations, only 2 cents
Address, J AHUM VIXK, teochenter. X. X.
for "The Timet."
1 am composed of 80 letters.
Mr 14. 8, 19, 81 Is a kind of doer.
My 1, 18, 17, 4, 8 Is a man's name.
My 13, 1, XH, U Is a pit or water. ,
My in, 8, 8, 10 Is a part of a ship.
My 8, 22, 5, 4, 11, 20. IS Is a room In a ship.
My 7, 9, 0, 17 Is an ointment.
Mv 0, 28, 8, 28 Is an open vessel.
My whole Is the name and addrcsfe of a road-
er of the Timis. .
Iff Answer to enigma In last week's Tinm,
" Duncannon Silver Cornet Band." .
JOHN QUILL'S DOG.
was the cause of all the trouble:
LOST On the 10th Instant, a small Terrier
dog, with a brass collar upon his neck, and the
tip of his tall gone. Answers to the name of
" Jack." Five dollars reward will be given to
the perron who returns him to John Quill, No.
84 Rickety Row.
I inserted the above in the Daily Flip
flap, In the hope that I might recover
the animal, to which I was much at
tached. The Fllpflnp goes to press at
five A. M. At half-past six I was awak
ened by a pull at my door-bell. I got up
and opened the window. As I looked
out I saw a man standing in my front
yard with a mongrel dog tied to a rope,
He gazed up and observed :
" Hello 1 Are you the fellow who lost
" Yes, I am."
"Well, then I've fetched him," said
I then explained to that wretched hu
man being that my dog was a terrier,
while his looked more like a log of wood
with half the bark off, and propped up
on four sticks, than a dog of any kind.
" Well, then, ain't you going to take
" I wouldn't have him as a gift. And
I want you to move oiT now, or I'll call
" Now I guess you think you're smart
don't you V I'd bust you over the jaw
for five cents, I would. You don't know
a good dorg when you see him, you
don't," and he went out, after ripping
the palings off the fence.
In about a half-hour there was anoth
er ring at the bell. I went down. There
was a man with b!x dogs, of a variety of
" Wh-wh-which of 'em's him, boss?"
said this fellow, for he stuttered as If he
would strangle on a small syllable.
" Neither of them."
" Y-you Bald his n-na-naine was Jack,
" Yes, that's it."
" W-well then, wh-wh-what d'ye call
th-thnt ?" says he, as he sung out 'Jack
and the whole bIx dogs looked up and
wagged their tails like a lot of spavined
oxen in fly time.
" Why, I call it confounded nonsense
to expect me to take the whole six dogs
becnuse they're named Jack. I don
want to start a sausage-mill, you under
stand. Mince-meat isn't in my line.'
" W-w-w-well, ain't you going to take
"Certainly not; do you suppose I'm a
" W-w-w-well, you shan't have him
now if you want him. I w-wouldn
trust a decent u-u-dog wltn a m-m-man
like you, anyway."
And the six canines fell Into line, atul
trotted down the street after him.
I had not got fairly Into the house be
fore there was another ring. Seedy-look
lng man with a semi-decayed yellow dog,
His ribs stuck out so that he looked as if
he had gorged himself with a spiral
" You advertised for a dog, I believe,
Well, I caught him around here in the
alley, after a desperate struggle. Fine
" Well, I don't think he is. He looks
to me as if he wasn't well. He is too
ethereal for this world, young man, de
pend upon it"
"Not at all, sir. Only shedding his
coat, sir; all good dogs do at this time
of the year. Bee that, sir," said this
seedy Caucasian, holding the dog by the
cun or me neck. "See how he yelps
that's a sign of pluck ; tjhat dog would
fight a million wild-cats, he would, and
lick 'em too, sir." s
" Get out !" I exclaimed ; and the dog
put bis tail between his legs and ran for
"See that, sir? see that?" said the
man as he seized him, " that's a sign
he's well trained ; no raw dog behaves
like that, I want you to know. Now
'pose you fork over that five."
" Not much ; I don't want him,
"You won't do it? Well, then take
him for seventy-five cents, And say no
mora about it He's a valuable animal.
You'll never,get another such a chance."
" I tell you I won't have him,'? ,
'Well, don't then," said the man, as
be kicked the animal over on my flow.
er-pot and broke three of them, while
the brute dashed madly down the middle
of the street. -
Just then a big ruffian In a 'slouched
bat came up with a bull-dog, sprung in'
the knees, and lamenting the entire loss
of his tall. When the rufilan spoke to
him, he wagged the whole of the last
half of hlru.
"I've brought that there dog," was
the observation made by the ruffian,
'and I'll finger them there stamps, I
" My friend," said I, " that is not my
" Yes, it Is, though."
" But It U not."
"Don't I tell you It is? Didn't you
say the tip of his tall was gone? Well,
tist look at him, will you ?"
" I won't have him, anyhow."
" You want to cheat me do you ? I'll
fix you. B-sIck him, Bull!" said this
outrageous rufilan, as the dog flew at me,
giving me barely time to get inside and
shut the door on his frontispiece. I guess
I squeezed the nose ofi of that dog. But
the man cursed me about five minutes
and then flung a brick at the door and
In less than twenty minutes another
ring. Small pock-marked man in a red
shirt this time. And a speckled dog
that looked as if he had been out with
out an umbrella when it was raining
ink. Bays this victim of the small-pox:
You know that dog you advertised
for. Well, here he is."
" Oh, pshaw I" said I, " you know that
isn't my dog,"
" Your name's Quill, ain't it ?"
" It is," said I.
" Well, then, this here is the dog. He
is the best ratter you ever seen. Sling
them around like he was amusin' hlsself
he does, and"
' But he ain't my dog."
And he's a bully watch dog. Look
at him 1 Look at him now he's watch
lng now! Why, he'll sit there, and
watch and watch, until he goes stone
blind, he will. He'll watch all night if
you'll only let him. You never see
watcher like him. I'll jest chain him
up while you go in and get the V."
"No, you needn't," said I. "I'll
blow his brains out if you don't take
"Well, say, stranger, I'm a little
strapped to-day ; Jest lend me five on
mm till morning, will you ? I'll pay
you to-morrow." .
" Bee here, now, you just get out of
here, or I'll take the hide off of you,'
said, ior i uegan to get excited, you
" aw I you ain t worm a cent, you
actually ain't," said the pock-marked
man, as he walked off, after clipping the
uog over the head with one of my fence
palings, and then putting his fingers up
to his nose. ' ,
Not a minute after up comes a man
with a mnstiff as big as a small horse.
" Say, boss, I want that five," was nil
he remarked by way of introducing the
" Well, you can't get it; and if you
don't leave I'll call the police," I ex
claimed in despair.
" Watch htm, Zip!" said the man,in
stantly ; and the dog flew at me, threw
me down, and bit a slice of muscle out
of my leg, and disfigured my nose for
life. Then the assassin who owned him
called him pif and went away lnughing.
I didn't answer any more rings that
day, but about four o'clock in the after
noon I looked out of the second-story
window, and the yard was full of men
with all kinds of dogs, black dogs,white
dogs, yellow dogs, variegated dogs, flea
bitten dogs, dogs with tails.dogs without
tails, rat-terriers, bull-pups, poodles,fox
hounds, spaniels, Newfoundlands, mix
ed breeds, pointers, setters, and a multi
tude of other varieties, all growling,
yelping, barking, snapping and Jumping
about until there wasn't a flower-pot left
in the place, and the noise was worse
than a menagerie at meal-time.
I haven't got my dog yet. I don't
want him either. I don't care if I never
see another dog between this and the si
lent grave. I only wish that all the
dogs from here to Alaska were collected
into a convention, and had hold of that
man with the mastiff, and they might
gnaw on him until he hadn't a morsel
of meat left on his skeleton. That is all
I want in the dog line in this world
A Queer Rendevzous for Seals on the Pacific
WK find the following In the Free
Press, published at Ventura, Cal.:
A great deal of curiosity is often man
ifested by our people In regard to the
islands immediately across the channels
from this town. Having visited Anaca
pa, the smallest and most southeasterly
one, we give a description of Its general
appearance, character of soil, etc. About
thirty miles from the mainland, and
seven or eight from the Island of Santa
Cru !, is the little precipitous and rocky
Island which we see so distinctly on a
clear day. It is between six and seven
miles in length, and but a cable length
In width, the greater portion being solid
On the highest mountain on the Inland
(Which Is perhaps 800 or 000 feet high)
there is a rich sandy so!l,whlch supports
a luxurious growth of a very nutritive
grass. Ou this side, In all but one or two
places, the towering cllfls jut out Into
theoepan,and the water Is very deep
close in shore. There Is In one place a
little sand spit of perhaps KM) feet In
length, where boats are generally landed
and where the seal fishers make their
camp. This Is well sheltered, and is
withal a very cosy retreat, where one
might bo lulled to sleep ly the sweet
whisperings of the billows and the music
of the winds and dream away the tedious
On the south side of the Island, from
shore to horizon, lies one vast bed of
seaweed, gently undulating with the
swell, and catching the golden tints of
the resplendent sun. On either hand
extend jagged cllfls, against which In
stormy weather dash the mighty waves
as they roll In from the bosom of the
Pacific, like planets crashlng,and throw
their spray with thundering sound high
up where the sea gull makes its nest and
rears its vouncr. When the storms of
wind sweep over the rugged, sea-worn
cllflfa, the myriad firoad leaves of the
growing kelp lift themselves in the air,
and with each succeeding gust strike the
water with a sound as of musketry.
There is no fresh water on this rocky
island, yet persevering man has found it
practicable to keep it stocked with sheep
and goats, and discovered it possible to
rear them without other drink than that
afforded by the heavy dew falling on the
grass at night. At first thought it would
seem impossible for animals to live with,
out more water than could be thus ob
tained. Yet here the dew falls so copi
ously as to abundantly supply their
wants. The fisherman bring over their
supplies of wood and water from the
mainland, devote their time to killing
seal (which are very plentiful,) render.
ing up the blubber, and revelling in the
"Intense solitude." At the extreme
west end of Anacapa, there is a small
coral and sheep camp, where a vessel
calls once or twice a year with a party
of sheep shearers, and leaves them to
take the fleece from the backs of the fat
sheep. This 1b usually accomplished in
four or five days, when the vessel re
turns and takes both men and wool to
1 lie risuing business around and on
the island is the most profitable. The
black seals are the most numerous
ruougu occasionally leopard seals are
killed and sometimes a sea lion. These
latter do not breed on the island, but on
ly pay passing visits. When killed they
yield large quantities of oil, and the
Chinese give from 75 cents to $1 each for
the long hairs which form the animal's
moustache. The leopard seals seem
remain about the island but 'ft short
time, the dams bringing forth their sin
gle pup in the water, the youngsters
pauunng on as tnougii used to swim
ming. ' '
The black seals, on the contrary, bring
forth their pups on the rocks, and their
young never enter the water except upon
compulsion until three or four months
old. The bulls of the latter kind of seals
make regular annual trips to the island
to visit the cows, which remain there all
the year round. The bulls, on arriving
about the first of June, are very fat so
much so that they can carry ballast in
the shape of smooth stones, to overcome
the flotatlve powers of the quantity of
blubber with which they are encumbered.
These stones sometimes weigh four
pounds each, threo or four of which are
carried in a kind of false stomach provid
ed for the purpose.
As much as fifteen pounds of rock
have been taken from the stomach of a
single fish. After remaining Just two
months, amid incessant combats, the
bulls, poor in flesh and with all the
ballast thrown over-board, depart to
recuperate, and return there next year.
The cows remain, and also the female
calves, but the bull calves leave about
the first of April, doubtless to be out of
the way before the arrival of the fierce
old bulls. The bulls yield on an average
about eight gallons of oil, worth this
year about 50 cents per gallon. In
December an onslaught Is made upon
half-grown pups, and vast numbers of
them are killed for the oil, of which
they yield about a gallon each.
A CANADA ROMANCE.
THE St. John, (N. B.) Telegraph re
lates the following curious case:
" One of the most singular cases of mis
taken identity ever brought to light In
Canada has just taken place at Ottawa.
On the afternoon of the 29th of Septem
ber last a dying man was found by a
farmer living at Edwardsburg, lying on
the roadside, about seven miles from
Prescott. The farmer brought him to
the latter place, where he died, evidently
from sheer starvation, having been lying
around the country side without any
visible means of support for several
days.' An Inquest having been held, a
verdict was recorded In accordance with
the facts, and he was burled at the pub
lic expense. Meanwhile the prevailing
opinion was that the unfortunate man
had been a resident of Ottawa,and many
people there wba had friends from home,
they knew not where located .grew anxi
ous, and compared the description of
the deceased with that of him oh wliose
account they were so uneasy. Now
Mrs. Hughes, who resides on Nicholas
street, between Bldeau and St. Paul, in
that city, had a husband who left the
city In July 1875, that is to say, fourteen
months before the date of the sad event
but she was morally certain, from the
description given in the papers, that H
was her husband who had been burled
In Ptescott. Acting on her apprehen
sions, she started for that town on the
fifth day after the burial, and, after very
great difficulty, she succeeded In having
the grave opened, the lid of the coffin
taken off, and the body exhumed. It
was a disagreeable task and Mrs H.
was requested several times to desist and
rest satisfied with the description which
bad been given in the Ottawa 77mes,but
she persevered. At length everything
was ready for inspection, and she founds
that so far as the state of the body would
permit, every mark corresponded, even
to the most minute particular, with those
she knew to have been on her husband.
The height and apparent age corres
ponding in a marked degree, and as
Hughes had served the 100th Regiment
of Foot, Mrs. Hughes brought his dls- "
charge with her, and the description of
his person therein given exactly corres- i
ponded with the body lying before them
when in life. Such was the opinion or
all present at the examination. To add
to the proof of Identity she mentioned
before the coffin was opened of all these
particulars, and in addition that her
husband wore a long black coat, which,
on Inspection, proved to be the case.
Thoroughly satisfied that she was a
widow in the land, the relict of Mr
Hughes had the body relnterred, and
came back to Ottawa, where, acting on
the advice of Major Buckley, she hail
affidavits prepared for her by Mr. J. J.
Kehoe, embodying the facts of the case.
The days and weeks rolled on, and the
first grief was beginning to wear off the
edge of Mrs. Hughes sorrow for her lost
husband, when to her astonishment,
amusement and delight, he whom she
thought she had seen buried under the
earth, walked into her presence on Wed-,
We pass over the first tran ports of
joy and the mutual explanations that,
ensued, merely remarking that Hughes
was in profound ignorance of all that
had happened, and had himself under
gone strange reverses of fortune while
away from Ottawa. He had two very
pretty little girls, and when the eldesr
saw him enter yesterday she exclaimed,,
" Ma, has papa come up out of tlir
All the friends of James Hughes, ex
cept one, agreed with his wife that it
was the body of her husband which was
buried in Prescott, and that one was his
mother, who, by some strange instinct,
could never be brought to believe it,
though why, she could not very well
How He Sonded Her Feelings.
The other evening as a patient police
man was pacing his beat on Howard
street a young man passed him and ran
up a flight of stone steps and rang the '
bell. The officer heard the door open, a
young lady's voice sing out, and he said
to himself :
"TIs 1 ove's young dream."
He was just moving on when another
young man approached, looked up at the
house, and in a sheepish way asked the
officer if he had seen any one go in. Ho
was informed of what had occurred a
moment before, and gasped ; .
" It's that sneaking chap from Ca's
He walked on, and the officer walked,
but ten minutes later the young man
climbed the stone steps with a pall of
water in his hand and emptied its con
tents over every stone. He was sitting
on the horseblock opposite as the officer
came back, meaning to stay there until
his plan unfolded or until he froze to
death. He didn't freeze. In about ten
minutes the opposite door opened, two
voices were heard for a moment, and
then the young man from Cass avenue,
came down the steps on his ear, hi el
bow, his shoulber-blade, his heel, or on
most any other part of the human
make-up. He struck the side-walk, shot
across it to the gutter, and came to a
standstill with bis head in the snow.
There came a merry peal of laughter
from the girl in the door way and the
The young man opposite gave a sigh
of relief as he remarked: "Well, she
don't care for that chap, or she would
not have laughed that way," and he
then crept carefully up the step and in
a few minutes was warmly welcomed by
the young lady.
And as the policeman went oa bis way
be was heard to remark, " now there!
that Is a new way of finding out a girl's
. (JT Women have often successfully
hid valuables in their hair, and a youDg
French lady lately found a thousand
frano note in her deceased mother's